(This is an entry from the journal entitled Mexico Summer written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more)
Spoke at the meeting of Cruz Azul Mexicana at the Catholic School Building (Mexican) Goodly crowd, too. Told them little, but played for Ms. Martens to sing – nine or ten other speakers, songs, and orchestra numbers. We were there from 8 to eleven! Lionel Melendez (in fact all the Melendez seem to take part) played in the orchestra, also Moses Melendez. Daniel Franco was there too. Mr and Mrs. Warren Cabean were there, he spoke, too – extemporaneously! I like the way the Mexicans have of elaborating grandly, using grand surrounding words and gestures.
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today: