1918 – World War I
Kelly Field sent its baseball team to Corpus Christi to play the Fifth Engineers yesterday in the same manner Brooks Field did two weeks ago. “If a man had an automobile he would not ride in an ox cart,” they say. “So, why should men from the aviation section of the Signal Corps use a train?”
The city swimming pools are back in operation today after a “sick-in” by 85 of the city’s 95 lifeguards closed 17 of the 19 city swimming pools. The “sick-in” was staged to protest the low wages lifeguards are now being paid by the City of San Antonio. They want their hourly wages increased from $2.65 to $3.50.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers make their first appearance in San Antonio at the Convention Center Arena with Lone Justice opening.