October 14, 1958

• Damp weather diverted harvest crews from the cotton fields to peanut stacking. A critical shortage of harvest labor continued according to Robert Dunn, supervisor for the New Mexico Employment office in Portales.
• The Portales Drug bowling team scored it’s second win in the commercial league. The team is the only team to be undefeated in the league after the second night of bowling.
• Northern white or colored roll tissue was on sale, 16 for $1, at Safeway.