In the February 2009 newsletter of the Academy of Magical Arts. Inc., the first sign of the upcoming Soapy Smith wake (July 8, 2009) is seen in the following ad.
SOAPY SMITH NIGHT
Got a gambling spirit? Follow in the boot steps of such famous gamblers as Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp, an learn to play the favorite game of the Old West - Faro.
At this seminar Pop Haydn and Brian Tolman will teach you to play the game of Faro, how to set up your own table and be a dealer.
Learn to master the game that famed grifter Canada Bill Jones referred to as "the only game in town!"
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 8pm
PELLER THEATER (MAGIC CASTLE)