July 11, 1954

Officials said $19 million of $837 million federal dollars were scheduled to be spent in New Mexico as part of a military public works authorization bill. Of the $19 million, $2.75 million was scheduled to be spent at the Clovis Air Force Base for construction. … Twin Cronies specials included four hamburgers for 98 cents. … Carver Public Library showed 50 to 100 percent increases in circulation and registered users in comparison to the previous year, a report to the New Mexico State Library Commission showed.