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Friday October 8, 1937

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

Let out at 10 for parade of Old Timers – But Arnold had come over to take me to El Paso for a Mexican supper.  Saw “Love Under Fire” Image result for "Love Under Fire"

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

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The Japanese reported the capture of Chengtingfu along the Beiping-Hankou Railway in Hebei Province.

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The Yankees lead the series 3-0 after a game 3 win over the Giants. Final score 5-1

HNLMS Abraham van der Hulst after she had struck a mine Image result for october 8, 1937

In Fort Funston, Calif., gun no. 1, gun tube is being moved into the siteImage result for october 8, 1937

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Saturday September 8, 1934

Woke up with a headache that was good!   Didn’t even pack , much less move – No letter from home yet – One forwarded from Mahota that was good!

Take a look at what else was happening 80-years-ago today.   Also, check out the Escape from Mexico page.   The refugees are getting restless and now there is word the rebels may use them as pawns to get America’s attention.

The ocean liner Morro Castle caught on fire off the coast of New Jersey. Only six of the twelve lifeboats were lowered and a total of 137 people died in the disaster.

Gunshots were fired at the home of Austrian Vice-Chancellor Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg. After a commotion the shots were attributed to a careless guard who bumped his rifle against a wall

Albuquerque Journal Sept 8, 1934
Albuquerque Journal Sept 8, 1934