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August 25 in San Antonio history...

1926
Patrolman Carstanjen arrested a tramp whom he brought to headquarters on a charge of vagrancy.  The tramp proved to be a character on the “Rough Riders” movie set who had neglected to take his makeup off on his way to the hotel.

1935
With Bexar County going wet by a 6-to-1 majority, the largest in the state, Texas voters came out strongly for a constitutional amendment repealing prohibition.

1939
A Communist rally at Municipal Auditorium turns into a riot when a crowd of 5,000 stone-throwing citizens converges on the building.

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