Portales Past: July 16, 1941

July 16, 1941: Portales Photo Shop advertised to develop 6- and 8-print rolls for 25 cents.

Portales Past: July 13, 1960

July 13, 1960: Slaten Brothers Home and Auto Supply at 201 S. Main in Portales advertised power mowers as low as $39.95. And “Yes!” the ad claimed. “You can buy on easy terms!”

Feb. 15, 1972

In the Portales News-Tribune, Spears Grocery at 1013 W. Second St. advertised chuck roast for 63 cents a pound and

Feb. 11, 1977

In the Portales News-Tribune, Portales Hardware and Furniture at 227 S. Main Ave. advertised a Rowell 7 1/4-inch circular saw for $19.99.

Feb. 10, 1975

According to the Portales News-Tribune, Varsity Drive-In Theater advertised a showing of “Foxy Brown” on Friday and

Jan. 16, 1969

According to the Portales News-Tribune, Harris Store for Men at 105 West Second Street advertised Curlee Suits regular $59.50 on sale for $41.50.

Jan. 10, 1963

According to the Portales News-Tribune, J-Lee department store advertised genuine wrangler jeans for boy’s at $2.49 a pair.

Nov. 22, 1972

In the Portales News-Tribune, Tastee-Freez advertised a Tastee burger deluxe with golden-taste fries for 45 cents.

Nov. 16, 1967

In the Portales News-Tribune, Skinner’s Western Store advertised shark skin boots for $55.

Nov. 13, 1960

In the Portales News-Tribune, Firestone advertised a battery-powered train set for $4.99. It included a black diesel switcher locomotive, yellow flat car, special Firestone red and white boxcar and red caboose, as well as eight pieces of curved plastic track.