October 2, 2008

Quick Quotes...

In my childhood I saw Soapy Smith putting on his lucrative soap act in the streets of Denver, with a gullible mob milling around his “pitch” and eagerly shoving money at him. I have no clear memory of him, but to youngsters all through the Rocky Mountain region his name was as familiar as that of Santa Claus.
~ Lemuel F. Parton, New York Sun, February 15, 1935

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