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Monday October 7, 1935

(This is an entry from the journal entitled “Mexico Summer” written by Elizabeth Whipple Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago)

Wrote Santa Fe for them to explain delay.   Walked with Mary to train and bus stations to find about fares to L.A. Mary, Alyce Claire and I talked to Mr. Roeder after supper.  He showed us the niftiest ideas in traveling  bags in $27 to $45.

Here’s what else was happening 80-yeas-ago today:

An explosion in Chicago levels the 5-story Glidden Factory building, killing 11 and injuring 43.

Tiger nip the Cubs by 1 run in game 6 of the World Series clinching the title.

By unanimous vote, the League of Nations declared Italy guilty of committing an act of war against all members of the organization by invading Abyssinia. The vote laid the basis for economic sanctions.

The United States Supreme Court moved to the new $10 million Supreme Court Building.

Five people were arrested in Los Angeles as suspects in a plot to extort $1,000 from Mae West by sending letters Mae West LAT.jpgthreatening to kill her or disfigure her by throwing acid in her face.[

A new Time Magazine with Michey Cochrane on the cover.

Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 7, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 7, 1935