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by Jeff Smith
July 19th, 2008, 3:33 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: video of recent Soapy Smith Wake/Party
Replies: 1
Views: 796

video of recent Soapy Smith Wake/Party

Hi, Gang.
Those of you interested in gambling history will no doubt enjoy the video of the recent Soapy Smith Wake/Party. Go to my WHAT'S NEW page to view it.

Jeff Smith
by Jeff Smith
May 29th, 2008, 5:33 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Soapy Smith's Prize Package Soap Sell Racket
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Soapy Smith's Prize Package Soap Sell Racket

Here is a Youtube video from THE REAL HUSTLE-The purse swindle. It is all but identical to Soapy Smith's Prize Package Soap Sell Racket (so named in 1885). Enjoy!

SOAPY SOAP SELL
by Jeff Smith
May 26th, 2008, 11:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Soapy Smith Wake/Party July 12
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Re: Soapy Smith Wake/Party July 12

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by Jeff Smith
May 12th, 2008, 5:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Soapy Smith Wake/Party July 12
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Soapy Smith Wake/Party July 12

[size:14pt]This year marks the 110th anniversary of the shooting death of the infamous "SOAPY" SMITH. The 5th annual Wake/Party is coming up quick...are YOU going?[/size]

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by Jeff Smith
May 10th, 2008, 2:06 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

Re: Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?

As some of you already know, I have this post listed on several magic and history forums. So far not one person has stepped up and said they think it is Conlin. Is there anyone who believes it is? I am looking for the opinions of those particular people.
by Jeff Smith
May 9th, 2008, 12:47 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

Re: Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?

Dave V: The reason I posted John Pomeroy's xeroxed photos was to show exactly which men he thought was Conlin.

Does anyone have contact with David Charvet? I would like to know if he thinks the photograph is of Conlin.

Jeff Smith
The Soapy Smith Preservation Trust
Soapy Smith Forum
by Jeff Smith
May 8th, 2008, 11:20 am
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?
Replies: 8
Views: 1864

Is that Alexander Conlin in the Soapy Smith photo?

Hi, gang. What is the current information regarding Alexander Conlin being in photographs with famed confidence man, Soapy Smith in 1898? Has there been any confirmation or consensus? As you may recall the idea was originally brought forth by the late John Pomeroy, but as of yet his data has not bee...
by Jeff Smith
May 7th, 2008, 1:52 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: The late John Pomory called fabricator and liar.
Replies: 10
Views: 3652

Re: The late John Pomory called fabricator and liar.

Hello, There are several mistakes in the previous post that I wish to correct, as well as I feel a great need to explain my side of this debate. The page on my website that best explains my views was not deleted. It was moved and can be viewed at A Wrong Corrected Richard Kaufman : (from post dated ...

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