From the archives of The Daily News for July 25:


  • In 1914, a postal substation was established on Galveston’s East End.
  • In 1914, Col. Thomas H. Ball closed his campaign with a speech in Galveston.
  • In 1964, some 200 veterans gathered at the Jack Tar Hotel for the Seabees Fifth Annual Reunion.
  • In 1989, the Port of Galveston’s general manager said he allowed protesting shrimp boats to dock without charge one night because he was concerned about potential violence if the shrimpers were denied a convenient place to stay.
  • In 1989, the University of Texas Medical Branch complied with a court order requiring that it admit two medical students who cheated on a term paper. Forrest and Wendell Wall registered for classes nearly a month after the start of the year. The twin brothers both admitted to turning in the same term paper for a medical ethics class.

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