Charlie Chaplin performs at the Strand Theater in his newest comedy “A Revue of 1916.” This vaudeville theater, at 113 W. Houston Street, will later become a movie theater renamed the Prince Theater.
1918 – World War I
The government sales store of the Fort Sam Houston Station, which will be conducted by the quartermaster’s department to sell clothing to officers will be located at 216 West Commerce Street. Lieutenant Harold Joske, son of Alexander Joske, will be in charge of the store.
The City Council has delayed opening bids on a proposed Tower of the Americas in HemisFair Plaza.