August 18 in San Antonio history…
The first train into Comfort was the occasion of great rejoicing in that city and a brass band serenaded the town. The train men and citizens drank up 17 kegs of beer during the jollification.
The new 750-telephone exchange at Ft. Sam Houston will be “cut in” near midnight tonight. For the first time women and girls will replace signal corps operators on the switchboard.
Trinity University ceases football scholarships.