Friday May 8m 1936

The story continues with the second journal.  This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster Carsey 80-years-ago. Click here to read more.

diary 2Today is an important day.  First I got a contract which raised my salary to $1200 – $50 raise! Am I ever on air!  Then my Assembly program for the year was given.  The first play “Sauce for the Goslings” wasn’t well given – no one could hear them. But “His First Shave” went over with a bang!  At 3:15 my home room went on a picnic to the Bottomless Lakes – some went in swimming but it was a rather cold day – Mrs. Spurlock and Mrs. Hoffman took cars and I went in Bob Ullrich’s – Good time.

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

Jockey Ralph Neves was thrown from his horse at Bay Meadows Racetrack in San Mateo, California and pronounced dead at the scene. His apparently dead body was taken away, but a doctor revived him with a shot of adrenaline. A famous headline in the next day’s San Francisco Examiner read, “Neves, Called Dead in Fall, Denies It.”

Haile Selassie arrived in Palestine

Chicago Daily Tribune May 8, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune May 8, 1936

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