Jun 4, Frank Nathan Daniel Buchman was born in Pennsburg, PA.
June, the Norwich Cadets, as part of the VT National Guard, were called up to respond to the Mexican border troubles fomented by Pancho Villa. This caused Bill W and his classmates to be reinstated. The cadets were sent to Ft Ethan Allen for mobilization but returned to Norwich in a matter of weeks.
Jun 5, Dr Bob and Anneâ€™s son, Robert (Smitty) was born
Jun/Jul, Bill and Lois departed for another six months of investigating businesses. They could have traveled first class on Billâ€™s expense account and $20,000 line of credit ($210,000 today). Instead, they drove a second-hand DeSoto Lois outfitted with curtains so that they could sleep along side of the road.
Jun-Sep, Lois took a 3-month leave of absence from Macyâ€™s. She and Bill W spent the summer in VT at the home of Billâ€™s sister, Dorothy, who was vacationingin Europe with her family.
Jun, Bill W moved to Dr Bobâ€™s house at the request of Anne Smith. Bill insisted on keeping two bottles of liquor in the kitchen to prove that he and Bob could live in the presence of liquor. Both worked with alcoholics and went to Oxford Group meetings on Wednesday nights at the home of T Henry and Clarace Williams. T Henry lost his job due to the proxy fight that brought Bill to Akron. Favored Scripture readings at meetings were The Sermon on the Mount, First Corinthians Chapter 13 and the Book of James. says Meetings were held at Dr Bobâ€™s house and moved to the Williamsâ€™ house in late 1936 or early 1937)
Jun 10 (more likely Jun 17) after a multi-day binge on the way to, and at, an AMA convention in Atlantic City, NJ, a drunken Dr Bob was picked up at his office nurseâ€™s house in Cuyahoga Falls. Bob went through a 3-day sobering up period with Bill Wâ€™s help. Scheduled for a surgery at City Hospital, Bob pronounced, â€œI am going through with this - I have placed both operation and myself in Godâ€™s hands. Iâ€™m going to do what it takes to get sober and stay that way.â€