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