Men were prohibited from smoking in street cars while occupying front seats, but women were permitted to smoke anywhere in the car.
Fred Tolle, proprietor of the Stock Exchange saloon on Dolorosa street, and his phonograph are defendants in an injunction suit issued today by Fred Terrell and Sarah Hickman, owners of the Southern Hotel. They claim that the phonograph “talks from early morning to late at night, or sings and whistles, rings bells, gives long band concerts” and reproduces the arrival and departures of passenger trains, causing disturbances to their hotel patrons.
1918 – World War I
Eight thousand men, including whites, Mexicans and negroes were taken to the Central Police Station beginning at 7 o’clock p.m. by agents of the Department of Justice, Deputy Sheriffs and officers and members of the Intelligence Department. Of this number, 325 were held as slackers in evading military service.