Thursday, January 13, 2011

January 13 in San Antonio history...

1901
Fire Chief Tobin has bought one of the two new horses recently authorized for his department by the city council and is trying another.

1911
The new Salvation Army rescue home on River Avenue was dedicated yesterday afternoon. It was built and furnished by contributions at a cost of $7835.

1940
Construction work at the Alazan project neared this week as water and gas mains were laid in the first of 12 blocks of family dwellings. When lines are laid, drilling operations for foundations will be started.

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