Saturday, May 28, 2011

May 28 in San Antonio history...

1898
Some people feel that the Bexar County property owners and the City of San Antonio should contribute according to their means and sink artesian wells without calling on the funds of the city for this purpose.  The river is rapidly dying.

1918
Improvements are being made at the bathing beach in Brackenridge Park.  Rock walls have been built to line the banks and a flagstone bottom is being laid in the pool.  A new artesian well will supply fresh water.

1938
Widely hearalded several years ago as a "law with teeth in it," the Texas driver's license law is apparently in need of dental work.  Threat of suspending licenses has failed to keep motorists from errant driving.

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