Oct. 31, 1951

• Tommy and Brooks’ Foodmarket advertised biscuits two cans for 25 cents, eggs 49 cents a dozen and sausage three pounds for $1.
• Humphrey Bogart starred in “The Enforcer” at the Tower theater and “Molly” starring Gertrude Berg and Peter Hanson was showing at the Yam theater. As a bonus, the Tower was showing “Son of Frankenstein” with Boris Karloff in a “Halloween Midnite Spook Frolic.”
• Work began on a 66,000 volt power line that would connect Portales to Southwestern Public Services interconnected generating systems near Clovis.