(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)
Saw Mrs Ruiz in the morning. She said I need not bother about any of it in the lamp which was her mother-in-law’s was being looked for, the rug was old anyway and the door lock’s being changed cost only 2 pesos- I decided to pay the latter. Surely am relieved. They seem to feel sorry for me for some reason!
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today:
The world’s first parking meter is installed.