(The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, written by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more)
Alyce Claire got back from Tatum just in time for school. Letter from Ty-Ty says Dit thinks I am going to be an auntie! Ojala! say I! She suggests Laredo as a good place for me to work with Spanish. Ty-Ty plans to go home today. Gave Lorenzo Burciaga a test for Merit badge in interpreting (Spanish). Mary has a cold and has stayed in bed all day. I wish this were next week so exams would be all over with and new work started. Broke crystal of my watch yesterday so I took it down to Mr. Bullock to have it fixed – Nothing infuriates me more –
Here’s what else was happening 80-years-ago today
Physicist Arthur Compton is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine
A Northrop Gamma Racer , flown by Howard Hughes, attracts a crowd in Newark Airport, New Jersey
Floods in Illinois create havoc in the mines
Hurricane force winds push the S.S. Iowa into rocks off the coast of Portland, Ore. There are no survivors.