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From the Archives for Sunday, March 16, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 26, 2014

From the Archives for Sunday, March 16, 2014

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Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for March 16:


  • In 1914, the outlook for import and export business was unusually stout for the season.
  • In 1914, immigrants landed at the government station. Many Russian Jews sought new homes in the South.
  • In 1964, the final workshop in the 1963-64 series of the Texas League for Nursing began at the Jack Tar Hotel. More than 100 nurses were expected to attend.
  • In 1964, absentee voting for school board trustee members of the Galveston Independent School District were to through March 31. Candidates for position 7 included M.A. Loomis, Dr. N.H. Pepper and Dr. Henry Jameson. Unopposed were incumbents Henry Clark and Mrs. Howard G. Swann. Election day was to be April 4.
  • In 1989, the Port of Galveston proposed cruise ship terminal appeared to be foundering in sea of financial difficulties. The Cruise Ship Advosory Committee and the Cruise Ship Construction Committee were to discuss the terminal and its difficulties in a meeting the next day.