1918 – World War I
Camp Travis barracks buildings in which have been housed the “measles colony” of the camp soon will be relieved of the patients. Col. I. W. Rand, commander of the camp hospital, said today that the measles patients would immediately be removed to the convalescent hospital wards just completed. Until now, measles patients have been housed in quarantine barracks under armed guard, for lack of room to care for them in hospital buildings.
The San Antonio Express reports that a demolition permit is being sought to raze the art deco-style Laurel Theater at 2310 San Pedro Avenue in the Monte Vista Historical District. City staff said the owner, Barshop Enterprises, wants to clear the land and has no other site plans. The request will go to the Historic Review Board.
Tom and Ray Magliozzi, better known as “Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers,” bring their NPR “Car Talk” show to the Lila Cockrell Theater for a live broadcast.