1917 – World War I
Dallas leads all other cities of Texas in registrations under the selective draft law, according to complete figures from nine of the largest cities today. San Antonio was second and Houston third.
The San Antonio Light reports that a “well-known Major General” has been demoted to Lt. Colonel for stating at a cocktail party in London, “On my honor, the invasion will begin no later than June 15.” This former General, Henry J. F. Miller, had commanded the San Antonio Air Depot at Duncan Field until 1941. He was demoted by General Eisenhower, a former classmate at West Point.
Joske’s and KZ-100 radio sponsor a party at the Arneson River Theater for the new movie “Grease.” Producer Alan Carr and actor Jeff Conaway appear at the event. Olivia Newton-John (right) is scheduled to appear but is forced to cancel due to a 102-degree fever.