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From the files of Texas' Oldest Newspaper for June 6, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 27, 2014

From the files of Texas' Oldest Newspaper for June 6, 2014

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Posted: Friday, June 6, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for June 6, 2014:

In 1914, City Commissioners purchased a new site for city hall and an auditorium.

In 1914, the Commercial Association approved plans for betterment of housing conditions.

In 1964, the Texas Philatelic Association convention was going into its second day at the Hotel Galvez.

In 1964, a petition asking for the corporation of Clear Lake Shores to be abolished was denied.

In 1989, about 150 children attending Bolivar School to make up lost days from Hurricane Gilbert spent their Monday morning crouching in a hallway with two waterspouts heading their way.

In 1989, eight school children received minor injuries after the bus they were riding home in hit a van. The students, aged 9 to 15, were taken by ambulance to John Sealy Hospital while their parents were notified.

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