October 17 in San Antonio history…
President William Howard Taft was due to arrive at 7:10 p.m. today on the Presidential train.
It was announced that for the first time since 1921, new police headquarters would accommodate the housing of the entire police department under one roof.
Described as “the electronic miracle of the decade,” stereophonic sound, is demonstrated in a free exhibit beginning on this day through the 19th at the Hilton hotel, by Gus. R. Dwyer, president of the San Antonio Appliance Assn.