May 11, 1942

U.S. Sen. Carl Hatch, a Democrat from Clovis, answered his first Senate roll call of the year after a Feb. 27 car wreck. Hatch, who suffered a back injury in the crash, was “thinner and walking with a cane,” according to newspaper accounts. … Clovis police were searching for a 1934 black V-8 Ford stolen from L.C. Lancaster, who lived at 1521 Wallace St. … Johnson-Bayless Funeral Home at 10th and Pile promoted itself as “Not cheap but economical.”