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Monday October 11, 1937

diary 2The story continues with the second journal. This is an entry from her personal diary, by Elizabeth Lancaster



Arnold ate lunch with me.  We got my picture proofs.  He selected his and met Mrs. Morris.  I almost wept when he left but I couldn’t go to school that way!  Surely, hated to see him off without me! How is it that I love him now so much more than just last week, but I do! Charlotte missed school and we went to see her and stayed for the  “usual” coffee and home-made bread. Delicious!

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

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The Duke of Windsor and his wife began a visit to Nazi Germany, arriving in Berlin by train from Paris. The duke was taken on a tour of a factory by German Labour Front leader Robert Ley.

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Charles Lindbergh and wife Anne began their second visit to Nazi Germany. Over the next two weeks Colonel Lindbergh would be shown the Focke-WulfHenschel and Daimler-Benz factories and permitted to examine the Dornier Do 17 bomber and Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided Ex parte Levitt.

Justice William O Douglas is on the cover of this week’s Time Magazine

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Friday September 28, 1934

No post today.  She takes up her pen again tomorrow to let us know what is going on 80-years-ago in Roswell NM.

Also 80-years-ago -even after a 2-year investigation the nation was still thouroughly compelled by the Lindberg case.   Law enforcement went to Germany and searched the suspects child-hood home.

The Winwick rail crash killed 11 people in Cheshire, England.

Limerick defeated Dublin in the rematch of the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final.

The Dublin newspaper strike ended after ten weeks