Feb. 3, 1936

The Lyceum theater was preparing for a Shirley Temple impersonation and personality contest. Fifteen of Clovis’ cutest youngsters had already signed up, promoters said. … The World Wonder Car, featuring museum exhibits “from nearly every country in the world,” was on its way to Clovis. An exhibit featuring Abraham Lincoln was one of the highlights area students were anticipating. … The Associated Press reported Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Hans Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson were the first five players elected to the new Baseball Hall of Fame.