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By Don Brownlee
Galveston Daily News, January 25, 1886

Sherman, January 24. - Sam Houston, a colored namesake of the illustrious Texan, was taken to Dallas this afternoon by Deputy United States Marshal James Spangler. He is charged with having passed counterfeit coin on a fellow-countryman at Paris. He was kept in the Jones street jail last night.

 The weather has moderated considerably, and the thermometer registers 35 against 28 at the same hour (2 o-clock) last evening.

 Charles Gaines, a colored man, broke his ankle this afternoon while demounting from his horse, near the residence of Colonel Elliott, on north Broughton street.

Denison, January 24. - A little child, a year-old, of Simon Wartz,
living in Sugar bottom, while playing too near the railroad track of the Missouri Pacific this afternoon, was struck on the head by the truck-box of a passing train, receiving a severe scalp cut and other bruises about the head.

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THE GAZETTE - Saturday, September 16, 1911
Mr. And Mrs. John BROWN, of Sherman, Texas, are guests of her brother, William BOWMAN, of East Middle street.  This is their first visit north for 27 years, and the first time brother and sister have met in that time.  Mr. Brown is a native of Adams county, having formerly resided near Gettysburg.  He is a Civil war veteran and was a member of Cole's cavalry.  Mrs. Eliza GERRICH, of Ladiesburg, Md., another sister, is at the home of Mr. Bowman.

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