Help us gather the unknown stories of San Antonio's history.
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1928 Bexar Country today boasted its first woman sheriff. Mrs. Matilda Stevens, widow of Sheriff James Stevens, who died last night, was appointed to fill his unexpired term by the Commissioners Court.
1938 The four county commissioners are in favor of restoring the "chain gang" to prevent an influx of hoboes during the winter. Use of the gang was ended 10 years ago.
1968 The Jolly Jack restaurant holds its grand opening at 4318 Broadway, offering free soft drinks and free pirate hats. (right)