Thursday, June 16, 2011

June 16 in San Antonio history...

John Keiser, who is engaged in classifying probate papers in the county clerk's office, came to a package yesterday containing the papers of Davy Crockett.  First papers were filed July 12, 1837 and the estate was closed in 1857.

The city creed, written by L. N. Lyon, 717 E. Euclid, was selected by a committee of three judges to win the $50 prize offered by the San Antonio Light for the best expression of faith in San Antonio written in 100 words.

A "cooling off" period of two weeks began today in the labor dispute between officials of the San Antonio Transit Company and the bus drivers union.  Both sides accepted a two-week extension of the old contract.

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