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From the files of Texas' oldest newspaper - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 27, 2014

From the files of Texas' oldest newspaper

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Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for March 21:

In 1914, a new imagination station was proposed to be located on Galveston’s water front.

In 1914, a committee of Congress was expected to visit Galveston to locate a new fuel oil station.

In 1914, plans on county road work were progressing. Work on Bolivar Peninsula was started.

In 1964, Galveston County Commissioner Irwin Dantin was in New Braunfels completing arrangements for a microfilm security vault.

In 1964, a survey for county day care facilities for children showed they were completely inadequate.

In 1964, the Texas Young Republican State Convention was to be held at The Hotel Galvez and Moody Center in Galveston. U.S. Rep. Ed Foreman of Odessa started off the convention with “What the Republican Party Stands For.”

In 1989, the $11 million that spring break pumped into the island gave businesses reasons to celebrate for weeks.

In 1989, the Tall Ship Elissa was to set sail the next day on a 90-day Gulf voyage.

From Staff Reports