1918 – World War I
Last Friday, just before a mob very nearly lynched his father in Collinsville, Oklahoma, Henry Rheimer, Jr. was facing questions before a number of officers at Camp Travis here. Young Rheimer claims he is of the Dunkard religious faith and does not believe in taking human life. As a conscientious objector, he will very likely be placed in an organization where he will be required to do manual labor but will not have to face combat.
Girl entertainers in two carnival shows were ordered to don clothing by Mayor C. K. Quin following complaints from the Legion of Decency, Knights of Columbus.
RepublicBank receives a permit from city council to demolish the Texas Theater. The Conservation Society receives a federal court order to delay the demolition for 60 days.