May 23, 1949

Police were searching for a 1937 coupe stolen from a Clovis garage where it had been repaired. Officials suspected the car’s owner had taken it, after refusing to pay $125 owed in repair costs. … Donna Kay Crow, Linda Anderson and Dominga Carralez were among area brownie-troop members who went through a “fly up” ceremony and became Girl Scouts. … Tyrone Power and Gene Tierney were starring in “That Wonderful Urge” at the State theater. … And clerk Lila Lucero was born in Clovis.