Wednesday October 23, 1935

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

Went to Messiah practice at the Christian Church.  Lenore, Harriet nor Mrs. Martens were there but I enjoyed singing. Heard Miss Garrett during club period – she spoke for the History Club and several other clubs were invited.  Got shorthand manual.

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

William Lyon Mackenzie King 1947.jpg

William Lyon Mackenzie King became Prime Minister of Canada for the third time.

A brush fire in Malibu, California threatened the homes of several movie stars. Residences belonging to Lionel Atwill and Charles Farrell were destroyed, though they were unoccupied at the time.

Civilian Conservation Corps arrive in Tempe, Az to start construction on the Salt River Canal Project.

Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 23, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 23, 1935

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