August 8 in San Antonio history…

San Antonio policemen made considerable fun of a new school for policemen in Fort Worth. The idea of full-grown husky cops going to school struck the local boys as amusing. Chief Mauermann made it clear that he feels his men need no schooling.

1918 – World War I
The Manhattan Cafe closed at midnight for two days due to “violations of food regulations.”

The doors close for the final time on the downtown Joske’s store to prepare for a storewide renovation and transformation into Dillard’s.


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