The Italian cabinet adopted Mussolini‘s recommendations for new national defense measures, most notably establishing a new work schedule for producers of war materials that increased the work week from 40 hours to 60.
At least 310 people were killed by a typhoon the struck Luzon in the Philippines over the past two days.
The London Gazette announced that women over 18 could be employed filling three inch mortar bombs. It was first time since the Great War that British women could work in munitions factories.
No Post today. She is wrapping up her first month of teaching in Roswell NM. Still to come she goes to the fair with a date!
As I look through old newspapers, I am surprised to see how many times the name of my Great-Grandfather comes up. He was a Methodist Missionary, but seemed to get a lot of press. His name comes up regular in church news, but he also received a lot of press about the Mexican Revolution. You can tell he was well respected and also well loved by his congregation and when he passed away in 1963. I found his picture printed in the center of the front page of the Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. See below.
Here is what else was happening 80-years-ago today: