Thursday, March 17, 2011

March 17 in San Antonio history...

1898
San Antonio is to be congratulated on the public spirit that gives her a free public library.  It may be small in its beginnings but great oaks from little acorns grow, and the growth with be provided for.

1918
City and county officers tomorrow will begin to enforce the new law which makes bootlegging a felony punishable by a term from 2-10 years in the penitentiary.

1938
San Antonio's six major taxi companies today were working out plans to consolidate into one concern.  A new company will operate under a charter recently issued to Yellow Cab and Baggage Co. of San Antonio.

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