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November 12 in San Antonio history...

The Vance House is opened as a hotel.  It was the military headquarters before, and some years after, the Civil War.  Its location is now the Gunter Hotel. 49 more words


The Dead Poet by Edward Richard Buxton Shanks

When I grow old they’ll come to me and say:
Did you then know him in that distant day?
Did you speak with him, touch his hand, observe… 195 more words


November 6 in San Antonio history...

The election returns will be displayed by a magic lantern arrangement on a canvas in front of Hugo & Schmeltzer’s on Alamo Plaza.

1915… 32 more words


1915: When football seemed unimportant

IT HAS been known down the years as “The Khaki Final”, owing to the vast number of soldiers in military uniform watching the game. While the event is well known, the outcome of the match has been largely overlooked in history. 2,661 more words


Page 72: Home - Fresh Air

The Sanitorium, officially named the Muskoka Free Hospital for Consumptives, was built in 1902, ten years before I called it home.

Treatments are focused on bed rest, a nourishing diet, and fresh air, and we spend 10 to 12 hours of each day in the open air, regardless of the weather. 97 more words


1 November 1915

Nov 1 1915

Council met in regular session. Mayor Doerrer present. Councilmen present
Davis, Kiser, Hassinger and Edmondson. First there was some bills presented. On… 129 more words


Page 71: A race, and now home

One last image from the midway point of my travels, after the voyage to Australia and just before embarking upon the SS Prometheus to China. We took in the 72nd Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree Racetrack, outside of Liverpool. 56 more words