“The police look well their new uniforms – much more respectable in appearance than formerly – but the wearing of a rough pistol outside the neat blue suit is in very bad taste.” – San Antonio Daily Express newspaper.
The Battle of Flowers Association began organizing the annual San Jacinto Day parade.
1917 – World War I
Orders were issued today by the War Department calling all National Guard units which have partially demobilized back into the Federal service. The order applies also to troops demobilized within the last few days which the department understood to still be in the Federal service w hen the previous orders were issued.