During the territorial days, the Tucumcari Commercial Club printed a folder to advertise the town and to make a few predictions for the future. Obviously, the club was an active civic organization whose major purpose was to create interest among the business people and to advertise the area. Their enthusiasm shows in some of their predictions for the future.
“Tucumcari has her head above the level. She has forged ahead and is a full length in the lead of any town within a radius of 300 miles and gaining by leaps and bounds. She has passed the experimental stage and is destined to become the metropolis of Eastern New Mexico.” Continued