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From the Archives for Monday, May 13, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 27, 2014

From the Archives for Monday, May 13, 2014

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Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for May 13:

  • In 1914, Red Cross Nurses in Galveston were headed to Vera Cruz for war duty.
  • In 1964, May showers came and went heavily and quickly. Some hail was reported in the county.
  • In 1964, after disputing five primary races, the Galveston County Democratic executive committee canvassed their rechecked ballots and all the results remained the same.
  • In 1989, a newly formed police union was seeking recognition in Dickinson. The organization represented eight of the 10 officers and two of the four dispatchers.
  • In 1989, Bill Kelsey, the former mayor of Crystal Beach, filed a lawsuit claiming that a group seeking to abolish the city conspired to remove him from office unlawfully.