June 7, 1914

Mayor B.D. Oldham, who established Clovis’ First National Bank in the city’s infancy, said he was moving to Dallas for a position with a “large mercantile firm.” Oldham was also president of Clovis’ Chamber of Commerce and school board. … Former Clovis resident Geraldine Buchanan jumped into a “raging river” in California in an attempt to save an 8-year-old boy from drowning, The Clovis Journal reported. The rescue effort failed after five hours, the paper reported. … Whiting’s Dry Goods Store announced installation of a ladies rest room in the back of the store.