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Map of Sachse, 1936
Geographical Location Site Report, 1886
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(Updated May 29, 2004)

1892
IN EARLY DAYS.

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Pioneers Had Rough
Experiences.

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SECOND DAY AT GARLAND
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OF THE DALLAS COUNTY PIO-
NEERS' ASSOCIATION.

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To-Day's Programme and the
Election of Officers for the
Ensuing Year.

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Brief Chats With Old Settlers
and Sketches of Other
Noted Leaders.

Special to the Times-Herald.
     G
ARLAND, Tex., July 14. -- By some means or mishap, I yesterday misplaced and failed to enclose the last page of my letter, which pertained to a most interesting and important feature of the day -- the dinner. Garland people had vied with each other in efforts to excel in contributions to the sumptuous dinner, and every one was successful. Messrs. Allen, Cherry, Halsell, Cullum, Coomer, Mewshaw, Floyd and Nash, or rather their good wives and scores of others were freely complimented by the visitors on the elaborate and most excellent spreads. No one was allowed to be overlooked.
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     W. C. Parker is 57 years old, and with his wife, came to Texas thirty years ago, settling at Saxie in the northeastern part of this county. He is proud of his county and the part he had in its development and civilization.
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- July 14, 1892, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 1, col. 1-3.
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1893
LOCAL NOTES.

     The barn of W. T. Long, near Sachse, was destroyed by fire yesterday. Loss $600.

- August 15, 1893, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 8, col. 3.
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Added May 6, 2004:
SEQUEL TO THE
SACHSE SCANDAL.

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MRS. HERRING'S DIVORCE SUIT.
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Her Husband, T. B. Herring, Was Given
Three Years for Seducing Miss Bettie
Barger, but is to Have a
New Trial.

     Mrs. A. M. Herring, on Monday evening, filed suit against T. B. Herring for divorce.
     The petition in the case is not on file and the grounds for the suit are not known.
     T. B. Herring is the young man who was tried and given three years in the penitentiary for the seduction of Miss Bettie Barger, of Sachse, but who was given a new trial, which is still pending.
     Dr. King was convicted of producing an abortion on Miss Barger and sentenced to the penitentiary.

- April 17, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 6, col. 4.
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Added May 29, 2004:
CITY NEWS NOTES.

     The County Commissioners are holding a special session this afternoon to open bids and let the contract for an iron bridge across Rowlett creek on the Sachse road.

- May 25, 1895, Dallas Daily Times Herald, p. 2, col. 2-3.
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