1918 – World War I
The Secretary of War has declared baseball to be non-essential under the “work or fight” regulations and the owners of the American and National League teams will meet this week to see if the games will continue in restricted form or be abandoned altogether for the duration of the war.
Bids are being received for the new one and two-story bus terminal buildings to be constructed at the corner of Navarro, Martin and Pecan streets. The building is to be of brick, stone, tile and concrete construction and is to be of Spanish design. It will cost approximately $200,000.
The Gibbs Building is advertised for sale for $275,000.