October 7 in San Antonio history…
1917 – World War I
Brigadier generals, colonels, majors, captains and lieutenants, old and young were included in a hard drilling which Maj. J. H. Kohler, master physical instructor at West Point, conducted at Camp Travis this morning. More than 1,225 officers participated in the setting up exercise which loosened up stiff joints and set their blood to tingling.
HemisFair President Marshall Steves today hailed congressional passage of the $7.5 million fair bill as “unquestionably, the most significant single development in our history to date.”
Noise To Go, featuring Nick Lowe and Paul Carrack, plays the Bonham Exchange. Claude Morgan & the Blast open the show.