The State Legislature passed a bill to purchase the Alamo for a historic shrine for $65,000.
1918 – World War I
Garments furnished by the Red Cross may now be worn by soldiers and officers without fear of violating the rules of Camp Travis. The adjutant of the army has given out the following information: “The wearing of woolen garments furnished by the Red Cross, or by private individuals, is authorized when necessary on account of climatic conditions. If the clothing furnished by the Government is not sufficient, the garments may also be worn.”
Demolishing of the old markethouse on Market Plaza started today. After the 37-year old structure is razed, construction will begin on a new $168,981 markethouse. It will be one story of brick and concrete.