Two wrought iron signs bearing the inscription Arneson River Theater have been placed on the San Antonio River beautification project, J. A. Hazelrigg, manager of the WPA in the San Antonio district, reported today. Made by the WPA crafts project, one of the signs is six feet long with lettering eight inches in height. This sign has been placed over the archway entrance to the river beautification project at the La Villita entrance. The second sign, 10 to 20 inches in size, has been placed on the theater building.
Rudolph Carstanjen, who served on the San Antonio Police Force from 1915 to 1939, passes away at a local hospital. For many years, Mr. Carstanjen served as a traffic officer at Houston and Main streets. He suffered a heart attack last week when he was notified of the death of his son, Lt. Rudolph Carstanjen, Jr., who died in a plane crash off the coast of Cuba. The younger Carstanjen was a 1932 graduate of Brackenridge High School. There will be a double funeral pending the arrival of the son’s body.
“Aunt Susie,” a 30-year-old giraffe from Kenya, gave birth to a six-foot tall, 100 pound son at the San Antonio Zoo.