April 5, 2917: “chill in the air”

Tuesday the fifth
Cloudy, looks like snow. a great chill in the air. Washed my own clothes, hope they get dry but it’s getting darker + colder. Audrea is apparently better went to school. Later. Clarence is washing my ceiling preparatory to whitening it. Am going to have the walls lavender + a jonquil border with a lavender bed spread it is snowing hard + the ground is already white. I carried two plants from the cellar today + put them out of doors the poor thing will be surprised. I feel depressed to see more snow. Am feeling fair for me. My feet hurt one so. Edith got a letter from Lucy today. Wants her to come down to Salem for a bridge party at her house. poor Mattie! My checque came


NOTES + EXPLANATIONS

coming soon…


On this day in history: April 5, 1927 (Tuesday)

The Columbia Phonograph Company merged with United Independent Broadcasters to form Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (CPBS). The merger gave UIB $163,000 in working capital from which it was able to survive and to build a nationwide radio network (and later a television network) now known as CBS.

The Royal Dutch Shell Company began a department for the research and development of chemical products.

Benito Mussolini and Count Istavan Bethlen, on behalf of Italy and Hungary respectively, signed a Pact of Amity, Conciliation and Arbitration.

(source: Wiki)


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