1918 – World War I
The patriotic Battle of Flowers and Red Cross parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto will start promptly at 4 o’clock this afternoon. The hour has been changed from 4:30 to 4 o’clock in order to enable the soldiers who take part to return to camp in time for mess, and military promptness will be observed in the movement.
Mae West, in town for a one-week engagement at the Majestic Theatre, receives an invitation for “La Noche de Fiesta” from event chairman Atlee Ayers. The invitation is painted on a tortilla.
Texas Governor Coke Stevenson speaks to a crowd of 10,000 for the annual Alamo Pilgrimage, saying , “Occasions like this make people realize more than ever the struggles and sacrifices necessary to achieve a great and purposeful aim such as a war for right and justice.”