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From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for April 25, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 27, 2014

From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for April 25, 2014

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Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for April 25:

In 1914, the fifth brigade left for Mexico amid tears and cheers from a crowd at Pier 14.

In 1914, company G of the Texas National Guard’s third infantry was to aid in the effort to patrol the border.

In 1964, a “superb salon wave” including cut cost $8.45 at the beauty salon at Nathan’s.

In 1964, 720 people had died on state highways, compared to 654 deaths in 1963.

In 1989, rumors about cult members threatening the lives of children ran rampant in Santa Fe. The rumors originated in schools and claimed that the group was acting in retaliation to the discoveries in Matamoros.

In 1989, La Marque Independent School District was on the hunt for a new superintendent after Dr. Mike Moses’ announcement that he had accepted the top job at the school district in Lubbock.

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