San Antonians of draft age and not yet serving with the colors are warned to carry their registration cards and draft board classification numbers with them in the future, in case of a “slacker raid” is staged by the Department of Justice, like this past Monday’s.
Maj. William C. Ocker, “the Father of Instrument Flying,” flies 900 miles from San Antonio to Scotts Field, Illinois in an enclosed cockpit, without reference to outside visual cues. He calls the flight “an unofficial test.”
Sebastian’s “Torch of Friendship/La Antorcha de la Amistad” is dedicated at the corner of Commerce and Alamo streets. It was presented to the city as a gift from the Mexican government.