August 27 in San Antonio history…
Recently, Albert Steves, Jr. took a trip to Houston via the most direct route through Gonzales, Columbus and Flatonia. The road through Victoria, Cuero and Richmond is 30 miles longer but a much better road. Mr. Steve’s writes that there were not two miles on the Gonzales route where he could make 25 miles per hour and the only word fit for the roads he took is “horrible.”
A flood of mail arrived at the mayor’s office protesting the removal of two murals, alleged to depict Communist symbols, from the walls of Municipal Auditorium. The mayor said they would stay down.
Publication of the San Antonio Light, Express and Evening News was suspended when members of the American Typographical Union walked out of the composing rooms of these three newspapers.