1917 – World War I
Congressional approval for the purchase of 16,663 acres of land adjoining the Leon Springs military reservation is now virtually assured, according to news dispatches received Saturday from Washington. This project, first suggested by Col. Harry L. Rogers, now with the expeditionary forces in France has been recommended by the War Department and is now before the appropriations committee of the House, which has indicated it will make an early and favorable report.
An estimated 100,000 people turned out today for the grand opening of Windsor Park Mall, San Antonio’s largest enclosed regional shopping center.
The Dixie Chicks play to a near-capacity crowd at the SBC Center amid cheers and boos for a controversial remark about President Bush on March 10 in London.