The cornerstone for the Paine Methodist Episcopal Church, the first Protestant church in San Antonio, is laid on Soledad street.
A benefit football game will be held at League Park today between the Camp Mabry and Camp Travis gridders. All proceeds will go to the United War Work Fund. An airplane will drop the football onto the field before the game. As far as it is known, this is the first time an airplane will be used to begin a football game.
The $1,500,000 Nix Professional Building opens with great fanfare. The Gothic 23-story building, “the first of its kind in the world,” features a basement with a cafeteria, tailor shop and barbershop; eight floors of car storage space, ten floors of office space and a 200-bed hospital on the top six floors. There is also a private bathroom, a radio receiving set and a telephone in every room.
The character actor, Victor Sen Yung, who played Hop Sing in “Bonanza” and “No. 2 Son” in the Charlie Chan movies, was in San Antonio today selling woks. He regaled shoppers at two Joske’s stores during demonstrations of cooking with a Farberware wok.