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From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 14, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

October 23, 2014

From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 14, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for Jan. 14:

  • In 1914, Freeman D. Smith was shot to death on Tremont Street.
  • In 1914, Galveston retail merchants petitioned the city to pay the cost of sprinkling the streets.
  • In 1964, the Galveston County Bi-Racial Committee reported to the commissioners court that most of Galveston County Memorial Hospital’s operations were satisfactory.
  • In 1964, two ambulance attendants and an 18-year-old Galveston youth were injured in a collision between an ambulance and an automobile at 18th Street and Broadway. They were listed at John Sealy Hospital under satisfactory condition.
  • In 1989, a Tiki Island resident filed an application for a temporary restraining order to prevent the village community and its mayor from pursuing plans negotiating on state funds for a city park.
  • In 1989, a group of Galveston County war veterans continued to develop a park to memorialize dead soldiers and serve the living.

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