— NO REDEEMING VALUE — One of the most hunted outlaws in the country sat in a darkened cell, in Knoxville, Tennessee, awaiting transfer to a federal prison, but he didn’t plan on waiting around for relocation formalities.
Harvey Logan, better known as Kid Curry, worked his way east from Wyoming robbing banks and trains until he got into a shootout with police in Knoxville, Tennessee.
“THE BOGUS KID CURRY”
— HE MADE EVERY SHOT COUNT — On a rain-soaked summer night in 1880, two men left Deadwood, South Dakota, and headed for Rockerville, about fifty miles away. One of the men, D. Boone May, sat hunched over wearing a rubber poncho with his Winchester propped up between his knees.
Next to him sat Ambrose Bierce, manager of the Black Hills Placer Mining Company.
Bierce carried $30,000 in company money stuffed in his […]
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— HE THOUGHT CRIME PAID BETTER AS A LAWMAN — The big man slid one of his guns from the double-rig holster he wore, aimed at a beer bottle swaying from the tree limb and squeezed the trigger. The bullet severed the string. As the bottle dropped, he pulled the other six-gun with his left hand and fired, shattering the bottle before it hit the ground.
The crowd roared with approval, which […]
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