The city limits ate fixed at “one league in every direction from the city [San Fernando] church.” (Specifically, from the cross atop the dome.)
1918 - World War I
Walter Hobbs and William Seibrecht, each 12 years old, who had been missing since Thursday and for whom the police have been searching since Friday afternoon, were found by Policeman Sowell at 10:30 this morning. When brought to central police headquarters, the boys said they had made quite a bit of change shining shoes at Camp Travis and had spent Thursday and Friday nights in a vacant tent at the camp.
The little community of St. Hedwig, 18 miles Southeast of San Antonio, is hit by a twister that demolished roofs and windmills and brought hail that ruined crops.