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From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 20, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

April 17, 2014

From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 20, 2014

Posted: Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for Jan. 18:

  • In 1914, the Galveston County auditor protested against proposed employment of special counsel for commissioners.
  • In 1914, Galveston, Houston and Henderson Railroads authorized $5 million mortgages for liquidation bonds.
  • In 1964, a scientist from Ann Arbor, Mich., in a lecture at the University of Texas Medical Branch explained the uses of nuclear medicine.
  • In 1989, the 16 graves in the old Boehl Family Cemetery were moved to Lakeview Cemetery, at the request of remaining members of the family, according to the spokesman of Broadway Funeral Home.
  • In 1989, in a battle for control of the New Bayou Vista Improvement Committee, a group of Bayou Vista residents of the 700-home development sought to remove the three current directors in a special election.

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