The first city election takes place (19 votes cast for Mayor: 15 for John W. Smith, 2 for Antonio Navarro, 1 for Francisco Ruiz and 1 for J. Croco).
World War I – 1917
Instead of Camp Funston, the officers will train at the newly named Camp Stanley, named for Gen. David Stanley, former commander of Ft. Sam Houston.
A new, $225,000 Central Christian church building, will be built at Main avenue and Camden street as soon as materials and labor are available, Harold Herndon, chairman of the new building plans committee announced. O. W. Hardy, president of the congregation, announced that original building plans drawn by the architect, Henry Steinbomer, for a $140,000 structure would be enlarged because or additional donations.