(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more)
Alyce Claire called by telephone to Lubbock. Her mother not expected to live long! We phoned everywhere but she wait over an hour for the bus! Surely hope it isn’t as serious as Alyce Claire feared it was! Went to Pete’s and Velma’s for supper. Dwight and Velma came over and Harry Mulroy too. Nice chap, he played cards until 12 almost – Quite foolish of me. Here is a verse for the fly leaf of a book!
“Am I yr loss, and you it find,
I pray you hartely to be so kind,
that you will take a letel payne,
To see my wake brothe home agayne.” Uknown *
*This is how it appears in her diary. If you are familiar with this verse please send me a message.
Here ‘s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
The 7th Annual Academy Awards were held in the Biltmore Bowl of the Biltmore Hotel. Clark Gable won Best Actor for his role in It Happened One Night