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Luke Short the gunfighter gambler expelled from Dodge City...



Item # 648962

May 11, 1883

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), May 11, 1883 

* Dodge City KS Kansas War
* "Get out of Dodge" fame
* Luke Short expelled


Page 2 has several nice item: "Fight With Apaches", then: "Desperado Killed" whose name was Frank James (but not "the" Frank James), and then: "The Dodge City Disturbance" which reports on the Dodge City War. The latter mentions the infamous Luke Short, the gunfighter/gambler/cowboy: "...Luke Short, the most prominent of the six men expelled from Dodge City...that he believed the whole trouble was simply a war upon the gamblers...".
Four pages, very nice condition.

Category: The Old West

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