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November 18 in San Antonio history...

1899
Police complain that many lady bicycle riders are openly and flagrantly violating the city ordinance, compelling them to carry lamps at night.  The ladies, when cautioned in the matter, reply with jeers at the bluecoats.  The officers will not long stand for this.

1939
San Antonio Public Library officials report that 6,000 borrowed books have not been returned during the past three years.  The missing books are valued at $15,000.

1945
Parks Commissioner Henry Hein, criticizing the San Antonio Health department, said that swimming pools should be cleaned when they are dirty. He protested the use of expensive chlorine to kill germs.

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