Mission San Antonio de Valero (today known as “The Alamo”) is secularized by decree.
The mayor, desiring further to streamline the city government, has entered into negotiations for the purchase of the Smith-Young Tower. The Don is of the opinion that the entire city government would be centered there if the deal goes through and would include the fire department and police headquarters.
Duke Ellington and his orchestra play a concert in Sunken Garden Theater. (right)