From the archives of The Daily News for June 13:
- In 1914, the school census showed Galveston had a student population of 8,121.
- In 1914, Mrs. Boyer Gonzales was chosen as the first president of the Galveston Art League.
- In 1989, one of the drivers of a Galveston rubber tired trolley found himself on the hot seat. About 1:15 p.m. the fire department received a call that a trolley
- at 23rd Street and Seawall Boulevard had a fire aboard and firemen at the scene reported seeing white smoke coming from the vehicle.
- In 1989, Herbert Prouty, Galveston city attorney, told the Galveston Independent School District it owed the city an estimated $300,000 for breaking an agreement on tax reinvestment zones.
- In 1989, public hearings for licensing greyhound race tracks in Texas and ultimately Galveston County were scheduled to begin.
From Staff Reports