February 14 in San Antonio history…
Lovers of that delicious dish, chili con carne, may be slightly nauseated to learn that vendors of this delicacy on the plaza get their water from the ditch that runs in front of San Fernando Cathedral.
Second lieutenant and future President Dwight D. Eisenhower, stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, proposes to Mamie Doud. She accepts.
Thieves who possibly came in the guise of worshipers took a crucifix two and one-half feet high, several glasses, and altar candles from the Shrine of the Little Flower, located at Kentucky Avenue and Zarzamora Street, it was reported today.