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Wednesday March 25, 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.

No post today

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


The flood moves South, but some good news, the Cold Wave settles the dust.

Chicago Daily Tribune March 25, 1936 pg 6
Chicago Daily Tribune March 25, 1936 pg 6

Britain, France and the United States signed the Second London Naval Treaty, limiting tonnage and gun size for each ship category. However, the restrictions were slight and the agreement had many loopholes.

Max Huber

International Committee of the Red Cross President Max Huber went to Rome to discuss an investigation of the Italian bombing of Red Cross units. Italy set its conditions: the question of poison gas would be excluded from any investigation, no Ethiopians could participate and Italy could not appear to be standing trial. Huber left with a promise from Mussolini to respect the Red Cross flag, but nothing more

Chicago Daily Tribune March 25, 1936
Chicago Daily Tribune March 25, 1936