The new eight-story hotel (right) at Houston & St. Mary’s is christened “The Gunter” after Jot Gunter. It is planned to open in November.
1918 – World War I
Cadet Frank Countryman of Kelly Field made a speech in Honey Grove, Texas last night. Near the end of the speech a little girl broke away from her parents, rushed up to Countryman, threw her arms around him and said she wanted to kiss him. Countryman took up the child and kissed her and said, “I am fighting for a little girl just like this, and so are we all.” People in the audience, with tears streaming down their faces, pledged $156,000 to the Liberty Loan.
Carol Creighton Burnett is born in San Antonio, near W. Commerce and Rosillo streets to Ina Louise and Joseph Thomas Burnett.