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Posted: December 27, 2013 at 3:05 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Dec. 27, 1913 TEXARKANA — Joe Gazzola, a grocer, who weighs more than 200 pounds, made a record “getaway” several nights ago when confronted by armed highwaymen. Instead of giving up his money he left his team and ran down the street calling for help at every jump. After pursuing him about three blocks, the highwaymen gave up the chase and disappeared into the alley.

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