John Crivelli, the fireman who was injured on January 3, when a hose cart in which he was riding overturned on Alamo Street, died this afternoon in the City Hospital. Immediately after the accident, he was removed to Santa Rosa Hospital and remained there until about a week ago when he was moved to City Hospital. The hopes for his recovery were slight at all times but owing to his strong constitution the attending physicians thought he might pull through.
1918 – World War I
Valuable army records were burned with approximately $10,000 in losses when fire destroyed the headquarters building of the student officers’ reserve training school at Camp Stanley. The fire originated from a stove in the telephone exchange office at about 4:30 a.m. The camp telephone exchange building was also destroyed and the camp cut off from telephone communications.
The Express-News reports that financially strapped Antonian College Preparatory School, an all-boys Catholic high school, may be admitting girls next fall if Archbishop Flores gives his OK. Flores should make a decision on the plan by early January, said Brother Peter A. Pontolillo, superintendent of schools for the archdiocese. A decision on a proposal to make Holy Cross High School co-educational was also postponed until January.