The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Nov. 30, 1923 issue: Col. William E. Cole, who has made an inception of the defenses of San Diego, considers this section of an ideal spot for the training of troops, and he expects that rail-mounted guns will soon be tried out here in connection with coast defense.
The opening of the race track at Tijuana yesterday is reported to have brought together in the Mexican village more people than ever before. A crowd of 20,000 filled the race track enclosure and grand-stand.
As soon as favorable action has been taken by the controller of the currency at Washington on the application of interested parties at Chula Vista, a national bank will be organized in that town with a capital of $25,000.
The survey recently completed by the state railroad commission of automobile transportation in California shows that San Diego has 30 stage and truck lines operating in and out of the city.