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Soapy Smith - "street fakir"The Daily NuggetJanuary 28, 1882Tombstone, Arizona
STREET FAKIR WAS WORKING THE 'SOAP RACKET'"
It's been a number of years that we've known that Soapy Smith went to Tombstone, Arizona. I knew that he operated swindles there, likely the prize package soap sell racket, but never had any solid provenance, until now. Good friend, author, and Tombstone historian,
Youth With Executioner by Nuremberg native Albrecht Dürer … although it’s dated to 1493, which was during a period of several years when Dürer worked abroad. November 13 . Burnt alive here a miller of Manberna, who however was lately engaged as a carrier of wine, because he and his brother, with the help of […]
In 1894, Lizzie Halliday was sentenced to death for
murdering her husband and two others and. A state commission judged her insane
and commuted her sentence to life in an asylum. Though she exhibited all
the signs of a woman who was violently insane, many believed that Lizzie was
merely a gifted actress.
At Mattawan State Asylum, she killed her favorite nurse with
a pair of scissors. No one
After John Sloan and his wife left Philadelphia and relocated to New York City in 1904, the couple lived first in Chelsea and then in various places in Greenwich Village, where Sloan also took a studio at Sixth Avenue and Cornelia Street to create art that found “beauty in commonplace things and people,” as he […]
[Editor’s note: Guest writer, Peter Dickson, lives in West Sussex, England and has been working with microfilm copies of The Duncan Campbell Papers from the State Library of NSW, Sydney, Australia. The following are some of his analyses of what he has discovered from reading these papers. Dickson has contributed many transcriptions to the Jamaica Family […]