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bfrey
still sticking to his story
Tue Jul 18, 2017 07:00
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Still sticking to his story of unarmed cowboys, and surrendering after all those years. I find it interesting that he mentions dividing the loot with the gang. It may have not been that simplistic but, the Earp's were definitely connected somehow to Ike as was evident when he was approached to turn in the other gang members. There most likely was some other collusion on a different scale that we are not privy to?
Thanks for the article

  • Here is one.K.t.K., Mon Jul 17 19:42
    http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1897-12-07/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=1897&index=8&rows=20&words=Behan+John&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1897&proxtext=%22John+Behan%22&y=10&x=18&d... more
    • still sticking to his story — bfrey, Tue Jul 18 07:00
      • bfrey they just thought Ike was just low enough to sell out his friends and acquaintances whereas few others were as sleazy as they figured Ike to be? Keep Laughing tom
        • could be?bfrey, Sun Jul 23 11:56
          That could be, but the Earp's had other contacts and fish on the line, do they go to someone that could potentially cause them all sorts of headaches (which he did) or did they just look at Ike as a... more
          • I guess we will not know for sureTom Gaumer, Fri Sep 1 03:29
            bfrey I think garnering support for an attempt to be elected Sheriff sounds the best to me. I would guess the idea was to use Ike's info to best advantage, get him the blood money and then hold it... more
          • Is it not possible....Joyce, Mon Jul 24 07:11
            ...that Wyatt Earp was guilty of bad judgement? Ike's testimony is pretty straight forward and quite reasonable. According to him, it was actually Doc Holliday who approached him about the Benson... more
            • Kate's circumstancebfrey, Mon Jul 24 07:30
              I always wondered how this event of her telling of Holliday's involvement... In Addie's account she was beaten by Behan in order to get a confession, I think that is far fetched, I'm guessing... more
              • Addie's Account?Anonymous, Sat Jul 29 09:09
                What is the "Addie's account" to which you refer?
                • Anonymous/Addie?Joyce, Sun Jul 30 08:27
                  I think Bruce was referring to Allie Earp, Virgil's wife. However, it is not at all reasonable to think that Behan beat Kate to get information. Nothing in his whole history suggests he would be... more
              • Kate's dilemma...Joyce, Mon Jul 24 13:23
                Hi Bruce, Well, its certain Behan didn't beat her for a confession! If he had gone to that extreme he certainly wouldn't have let the whole thing go so easy. I doubt if Behan had anything to do with... more
                • Precicely Joyce.K.t.K., Mon Jul 24 15:12
                  Getting rid of witnesses is a game old as the hills, and will never go away. k
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