Saturday October 23, 1937

diary 2

The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster


Fooled around all day and had a shower at Mrs. Wheat’s for me from everyone in Van Horn. Arnold had to make a speech too! Surely was a lovely affair with Halloween decoration and a golden pumpkin coach brought in about 50 gifts!

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

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Federal elections were held in Australia. The Australian Labour Party picked up 11 seats in the House of Representatives and 13 in the Senate, but the incumbent United Australia Party led by Prime Minister Joseph Lyons continued to stay in power with the help of its coalition partner the Country Party.

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Image result for october 23, 1937The Village of Freeport, New York Fire Department opens new company quarters.





Clan Mackenzie SS was a British cargo steamer of 6,554grt owned by Clan Line Steamers. She was involved in a collision and sank off the Liverpool Bar Light Vessel, Liverpool Bay

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A new Saturday Evening Post and New Yorker Magazine

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