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January 18 in San Antonio history...

1886
Leopold Wolfson buys the White Elephant Saloon to expand his dry goods business. The $2000 mirror smashes as it is being taken from storage.

1920
The deed to transfer Kampmann property at 4th and Avenue E to the Scottish Rite Masons of San Antonio has been filed with a consideration set at $65,000 in cash.  Plans are to erect a temple on the site.

1925
A fire once again damages the old Hot Wells hotel.  The first occurred in 1894 after lightning struck and extensively damaged the building.

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