- Six coal miners had been trapped in a Lehigh Valley mine near Hazleton for seven days. Only relatives of the men held any hope for their survival.

- Bishop William Berry, the senior bishop of the Methodist Church of America, was in Shamokin in connection with the rebuilding campaign of the Lincoln Street Methodist Church.

- The State Department of Agriculture had a contingent of inspectors in the borough checking on the purity of locally produced milk commodities. The local producers all received good marks.

- At The Strand in Shamokin, one of the best known performers in the entire world was playing to a full house. He was a Scotsman named Sir Harry Lauder, who did some comic turns and sang - sort of.

- The Shamokin Kiwanis Club had rooked an interesting speaker, a student at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He was a WWI hero and a full-blooded American Indian named Chief Strongwolf. The chief said the war had made him a pacifist. He also said that killing with tomahawks was no more savage than killing with bombs and guns at long distance.

- In Scranton, four fire companies answered an alarm and the firemen were infuriated to see Adolf Ingle at a firebox with a letter in his hand. Ingle said he thought the alarm box was a mailbox.

- At the Victoria, two baggy pants comics Wallace Beery and Raymond Hatten, starred in "We're in the Navy Now."