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From the Archives for Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

August 1, 2014

From the Archives for Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for June 3:

  • In 1914, the streets of Galveston were about to be sprinkled with motor-drawn apparatuses.
  • In 1914, commissioners were investigating an oil pipeline proposition and went to Houston for a hearing.
  • In 1964, city police discussed a possible pay raise at a closed meeting of their association.
  • In 1964, the previous month’s arrest statistics showed the highest figure since 1961.
  • In 1989, the curb along the south side of Seawall Boulevard near 12th Street was painted red after a city ordinance was passed banning parking along seven blocks of the boulevard.
  • In 1989, a 17-year-old told police she had been attacked by a man she met in the area of 25th Street and Ball Avenue about 2:30 a.m. The two began walking together and the woman said the suspect took her to his apartment in the area where, while holding a weapon to her, attempted to inject cocaine into her arms. She told police she struggled to get away and that the man tried to force her to stay.

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