Feb. 14, 1938


Above, an ad for the Del Coronado … Capt. Earle Kynette compares himself to Alfred Dreyfus … "Hammer Slayer Flees Hospital," now there’s a headline that says "read me" … A writer injured in the Japanese bombing of a U.S. Navy gunboat and three Standard Oil tankers on the Yangtze River says the Chinese are just as bad …


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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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1 Response to Feb. 14, 1938

  1. Richard H says:

    $1430 in 2007 dollars for a nude tweed coat with matching fox collar from Nancy’s in Hollywood. Somebody had money to burn in this city during the Depression.
    “Mexico orders check on Aliens” does have a certain irony to it.


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