From the archives of The Daily News for April 30:

  • In 1914, funds to complete a nurse’s home were made available by state university.
  • In 1914, at a noon luncheon, the Rotary Club named convention delegates and listened to talks on the situation in Mexico.
  • In 1964, law officers got lessons in handling crowds at a special school to prepare for possible difficulties on busy summer weekends.
  • In 1989, an early morning threat of stormy weather didn’t stop crowds from filtering onto Galveston beaches, but the police were ready for them.
  • In 1989, candidates were vying for two council posts in Galveston, and incumbent Sonny Nelson was seeking election to his second term.

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