Dec. 12, 1947

• The Portales Rotary Club voted unanimously to take over the equipping of a new park surrounding the south watertower on the south side of the city near the Baptist Children’s Home.
• Icy conditions on U.S. 70 between Portales and Elida caused 10 wrecks before noon with two injured women brought to Portales by ambulance.
• “Vigalantes Return” starring Jon Hall, Margaret Lindsay and Andy Devine was showing at the Yam.