1918 – World War I
America has nearly a half million men in France now and during the year will have 1,500,000 there, available for duty, the Secretary of War said today. An additional 1,000,000 men are ready to go overseas if they are needed.
Mayor C. K. Quin returned to San Antonio today after a month’s absence during which time he underwent an appendectomy at the Mayo Clinic. His arrival on the Katy train was veiled in secrecy. He is now in seclusion.
The new Main Library building opens at S. St. Mary’s and West Market streets.
The Light goes out. Unable to find a buyer, the San Antonio Light newspaper ceases publication after 112 years serving San Antonio.