Friday September 25, 1936

diary 2The 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.

Mailed letter to Mary Jo – Bought a rust dress at Everybody’s – Image result for mary of scotland 1936get it Monday.  Saw “Mary of Scottland ”  thought Mary’s (Katherine Hepburn) voice too monotonous but Elizabeth and the rest were excellent.  Rained all morning!  We have had more at one stretch than in ages!

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

Popeye meets Littl Swee’pea

The French government decided to devalue the franc by one-quarter to one-third in order to stabilize the currency.

Julio Álvarez del Vayo

At the League of Nations, Spanish delegate Julio Álvarez del Vayo said the European non-intervention agreement amounted to “a blockade of the lawful Spanish government” and said the war would have virtually been won already if the rebels had not received foreign aid. Álvarez del Vayo said “the bloodstained soil of Spain already is the battlefield of world war”, and warned that future wars would not be fought between states but between two groups of ideas, those of “democracy and oppression

Navy beat William and Mary in the first game of the season

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Sgt Joe Lane in a Hawker Nimrod missed the arrestor wire and hit the island of HMS Courageous.





Chicago Daily Tribune September 25, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune September 25, 1936


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