1918 – World War I
Camp Travis mess officers have discovered a new “war” bread, which is expected to save white flour at the cantonment. The bread is made from a mixture of oatmeal and wheat flour and is declared to be wholesome and palatable. It is the result of extensive experiments at the cooks’ and bakers’ school.
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter plane belonging to the late Lt. Otto Steirbacher, who was shot down over London, goes on display in a tent across from the St. Anthony Hotel. The display is part of the national tour under the Bundles of America Committee, of which Lt. Gen. Walter Krueger, Admirals King and Nimitz are members. The Messerschmitt will be on exhibition from 9 a. m. to midnight daily.
City Council instructed city staff today to investigate ways of removing the mini-monorail system from Hemisfair Plaza. City Public Works Director Mel Sueltenfuss said the monorail, which has run only periodically since 1968, has received little use.