Monday, November 15, 2010

November 15 in San Antonio history...


1889
Justice McAllister is holding an inquest in the death of Billy Ellis at the Silver King saloon yesterday morning. There are 15 witnesses to examine and it will take practically all day.

1924
Sale of the Congregation Beth-El Jewish temple at Travis and Jefferson to Lane Taylor for a minimum of $100,000 was announced by the organization which planned a $225,000 temple to be located in Laurel Heights.

1939
Buddy Meyers, blind operator of the courthouse cigar stand, today had returned from Morristown, NJ with a real "seeing-eye" dog, the only one of its kind in the city.

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