1917 – World War I
A school for the study of French to be conducted at night and attended by a selected number of enlisted men at Camp Travis will be opened within a short time, headquarters has announced. The place of holding the sessions and the time of opening will be made known later.
The Texas Historical and Landmarks Assn. and the Sons and Daughters of the Heroes of Texas submitted a petition to the city urging preservation of the Spanish Governor’s Palace at West Commerce and Military Plaza.
Mr. and Mrs. Bertell Zachry, son and daughter-in-law of H.B. Zachry, became the first guests of the Hilton Palacio de Rio, after they rode Room 522 from the ground as it was hoisted into place by a crane. (right)