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July 8 in San Antonio history...

1925
Despondent over the drowning death of his only son nearly four years earlier, Alexander Joske fatally shoots himself. In mourning, Mayor John W. Tobin honored the merchant and community leader and ordered city flags flown at half–staff. 152 more words

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July 7 in San Antonio history...

1946
A hearing has been set for 10 a.m. tomorrow in Corporation Court for Jimmy Johnson, owner of Playland Park, for defying the polio ban on children 15 years and younger.  182 more words

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July 6 in San Antonio history...

1936
Singer Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut Yankees perform at the Olmos Dinner Club.

1946
If he is arrested for defying the city health board’s polio ban by opening the Highland Terrace Methodist church to children 14 years and under, Rev. 74 more words

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July 5 in San Antonio history...

1897
There is talk of another light company here asking for the city franchise.  This time it is proposed to cut the price of light in half and give the company to the city after five years. 86 more words

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July 4 in San Antonio history...

1946
Despite being arrested yesterday for violating the city’s polio ban, James F. “Jimmie” Johnson, owner of Playland Park, said that he would open again today.   118 more words

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July 3 in San Antonio history...

1946
Another polio case is reported in the city, bringing the epidemic total to 71 cases for the year.  Chlorination of the water supply north of Hildebrand Avenue and West of McCullough has been ordered by the city water board due to detected contamination. 22 more words

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July 2 in San Antonio history...

1838
A note in the minutes of the City Records this day reads as follows: “In consequence of the Council and Citizens generally being engaged in making preparations to repel the aggressions of the Indians there was no meeting of the Corporation this day. 59 more words

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