May 29, 1913

A.B. Wagner had been named Clovis’ postmaster. His salary was $2,100 per year. … The son of Sheriff D.L. Moye returned home “cheerfully” after running away two days earlier, The Clovis Journal reported. … Government officials said there was no need for Clovis residents to worry about a grasshopper infestation facing neighboring counties. A mixture of horse manure and salt was sure to kill them by the millions, farmers were informed. … Luikart’s department store was offering corsets “correctly fitted” for a “step nearer figure perfection.”