September 22 in San Antonio history…
An estimated $350 total damage was inflicted on the Lucchese & Bros. boot and shoe store when a fire broke out in the shop.
Local police were seeking the authority to destroy more than 100 marijuana bushes growing on N. Colorado Street.
Autograph hunters stormed the special train of the Hollywood Bond Cavalcade as 17 of the nation’s top screen stars arrived in San Antonio to boost sales in the Bexar Country war loan drive. Celebrities performing at Municipal Auditorium included: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Kathryn Grayson, Deanna Durbin, Harpo Marx, Greer Garson, Jose Iturbi and Kay Kyser with his Kollege of Musical Knowledge. They all performed in a revue at Municipal Auditorium. The price of admission was the purchase of a $25 (or greater) war bond.