Saturday October 26, 1935

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

Went to see Betty about going over there tonight to eat Bud’s cheese.   She didn’t invite us in and could talk only of the new things she had bought (meow!) so we did not feel very welcome!  Perhaps the less seen, the better:  I took a shorthand lesson and gave Mary quite a vocabulary list, also rules for pronunciation!

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

Due to a food shortage in the Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, Nazi Germany proclaimed meatless and butterless days for those regions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

During a speech commemorating the 13th anniversary of the March on Rome, Benito Mussolini called international sanctions against Italy “the most odious of injustices”

On her 12th birthday, Frances Gumm better known as Judy Garland,  made her singing debut on the Wallace Berry NBC radio show.



Disney’s three kitten open in theaters.

A new New Yorker and Saturday Evening Post.


Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 26, 1935
Chicago Daily Tribune Oct 26, 1935

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