The City Council declined to re-establish the chili stands on Alamo Plaza despite petitions from citizens. Also, the council awarded the contract for putting a roof on the Alamo to D. Lehr for $285. This does not include the replacing of dirt roofs on parts of the building.
1918 – World War I
More than 3,000 draftees from Texas and Oklahoma, vanguard of a force of 10,000 which is to be mobilized at Camp Travis within the next five days, passed through the receiving station yesterday. The number is the greatest to report to the camp on a single day since its establishment more than seven months ago.
Joske’s closes the Chuckwagon and Camelia Room restaurants when African-American customers ask for service there.