From the archives of The Daily News for April 3:


  • In 1914, Galveston bankers spread satisfaction in locations of regional reserve bank in Dallas.
  • In 1914, island residents sent for the city health department to clear away trash that had been collected in alleys.
  • In 1964, the University of Texas Medical Branch held Medical Students Day for graduating seniors.
  • In 1964, revolutionary polyester slacks by Haggar cost $10.95 a pair.
  • In 1989, Galveston County Commissioners approved a $1.1 million budget for Galveston County’s fiscally troubled senior citizens program.
  • In 1989, two new employees started work at City Hall in Galveston. Harold Holmes replaced Mike Elms as planning director and Mark Terry Sokolow began his tenure as assistant city attorney.

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