From the archives of The Daily News for March 10:


  • In 1914, work on mainland roads was expected to begin within three weeks.
  • In 1914, the labor council opposed the proposed carnival music.
  • In 1914, imports for this time of the year had increased almost 100 percent since the removal of tariff.
  • In 1964, a Texas City man wanted by area officers in connection with a burglary and safe robbery ring was arrested in Rhode Island.
  • In 1964, about 40 bids were received for insurance coverage on the Galveston County Memorial Hospital in a meeting of the Galveston County Commissioners Court. There was a total of $4 million coverage asked by the county, with $3.6 million in fire and windstorm on the building and $409,000 on the contents.
  • In 1989, federal regulators seized control of Galveston’s Bankers Savings and Loan Association, but it remained open. The FDIC took control of the insolvent bankers as part of the general roundup of 45 failed S&Ls, including 20 in the Houston area, bringing the number of institutions assumed under the regulatory oversight program to 118.

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