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January 24 in San Antonio history...

1895
Mayoral candidate Bryan Callaghan ordered a boycott of The San Antonio Light newspaper for its attacks on him.

1905
The State Legislature passed a bill to purchase the Alamo for a historic shrine for $65,000.

1938
Demolishing of the old market house on Market Plaza (right) started today.  After the 37-year old structure is razed, construction will begin on a new $168,981 market house.  It will be one story of brick and concrete.

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