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The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 21, 2014

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From the Archives for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

In 1914, cooperation between the railroads and Galveston County Business League with a view to converting pasture land on the mainland into small farms for settlers was urged at a meeting by Fred C. Pabet, collector of the port of Galveston and former county commissioner.

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Saturday 11/01/2014
From the Archives for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
Posted: November 01, 2014

In 1914, it was announced that a new downtown hotel would be built in December, to open that following March.

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Sunday 10/26/2014
From the Archives for Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014
Posted: October 26, 2014

From the archives of The Daily News for October 26:

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Saturday 10/25/2014
From the Archives for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
Posted: October 25, 2014

In 1914, Garbade, Eiband and Company spent approximately $100,000 to completely rebuild its department store at 22nd Street and Postoffice.

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Friday 10/24/2014
From the Archives for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Posted: October 24, 2014

In 1964, plans were under way to establish a steamship passenger line service from Galveston to Isla Cozumel off the east coast of Mexico on a regular basis.

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Thursday 10/23/2014
From the Archives for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Posted: October 23, 2014

From the archives of The Daily News for October 23:

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
From the Archives for Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Posted: October 22, 2014

In 1914, the chief of customs came from Washington to investigate departmental needs.

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Tuesday 10/21/2014
From the Archives for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
Posted: October 21, 2014

In 1914, four people were arrested in a police campaign against drug users, after Galveston’s chief of police declared a war on the illicit sale of cocaine and opium.

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Sunday 10/19/2014
From the Archives for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014
Posted: October 19, 2014

From the Archives published in The Daily News:

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