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Posted By: dick greenhaus
26-Feb-05 - 05:43 PM
Thread Name: Origins: The Ballad of Soapy Smith (Al Oster)
Subject: RE: Origins: The Ballad of Soapy Smith
Soapy Smith also appears in an O. Henry short story," The Cop and the Anthem" in which a bum is trying to get arrested for vagrancy to find a warm place to spend Christmas Eve.