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Thanks a million Gob.
Wed Dec 12, 2018 16:57

Hopefully I am allowed to assume that "Dr. J. B. Brosius" was older than 12, which will completely cancel out Randy boy's despicable con-game - that of foisting falsehood about him being Curly Bill's kid brother.

  • Alias P'Smith and Bockiu'sgobby git, Wed Dec 12 12:46
    RWF ... RB just beat me to that other Smith photograph because of my search ... try as I may, I can only find "former Gang member" J. B. Brosius listed in Hardin's self-serving autobiography, where... more
    • Thanks a million Gob. — K.t.K., Wed Dec 12 16:57
    • Hardin and BrosiusRandolph W. Farmer, Wed Dec 12 13:34
      J B Brosius and his brother Bill Brosius had old family conbectiins to the Hardin family. Their grandfather, J. B. Anderson was more of a father figure to them than their own father, George W.... more
      • Re: Hardin and BrosiusSteve Gatto, Wed Dec 12 14:41
        Didn't Doc Bockius give an interview to a newspaper reporter while in the county jail after being arrested?
        • Re: Hardin and Brosiusgobby git, Thu Dec 13 05:48
          As I still can't figure out Chronicling America ... From the Austin Daily Democratic Statesman of June 16, 1874 "[Prisoner Bockius] graduated from a medical school in Philadelphia. Otherwise, he knew ... more
          • Answer in front of your gobRandolph W. Farmer, Thu Dec 13 08:32
            "He survived the lnching of three of his companions because he was helped by a fellow Mason." J. M. Bockius was innocent, like he said. Hardin identifies J. B. Brosius as the person rescued from the... more
            • Guilt By Associationgobby git, Thu Dec 13 09:47
              RWF ... it would be impertinent for me to disagree with ANYTHING you say ... specifically the Masonic implications and the racial and political aspects inherent in your book ... except for the... more
              • Thanks, but...Randolph W. Farmer, Thu Dec 13 11:47
                Speaking guilt by association, was J. M. Bockius found guilty of driving stolen cattle for Hardin? Uh, no, he wasnít. Sometimes the justice system works the way itís supposed to work. Bockius was... more
                • Disassociationgobby git, Thu Dec 13 12:43
                  "His detention meant J. B. Brosius got off scot free" I have the book ... this isn't what is said in there ... or anywhere else ... one person, a thirteen year old, one name, J.B. Brosius ... luckily ... more
                  • Iím anonymous by accidentRandolph W. Farmer, Thu Dec 13 13:35
                    Donít know if you picked up on it - but with Frank Anderson indicted for stealing a horse at the same place and time as J B Brosius getting hoisted up by a large man on horseback and escaping by... more
                  • Thank youAnonymous, Thu Dec 13 12:52
                    Lots of stuff gets edited out of the finished product due to space considerations. I understand that. For instance, I think I remember some stuff I had in there about Medicine Lodge, Kansas which... more
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