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April 27, 2009

AND YET, HE COULD BE WHIMSICAL, TOO

Epitaph 


(Thanks to Loudmouth)

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...By any chance, did he live and die in Texas?

Died young. Might anyone know why?

Indeed, he was a whimsical young scamp! I cut the following from his entry in the Wikipedia:

In the Fall of 1870, a man named Charles Kennedy was being held in the local jail in Elizabethtown, suspected of robbery and murder. Allison and other men broke into the jail, pulled Kennedy from his cell, tied a rope around his neck and dragged him behind a horse down the main street until he was dead. Allison then cut off the man's head and carried it in a sack 29 miles to Cimarron, New Mexico, where he demanded it be placed on display in front of the Lambert Inn.

Well, that seems a little extreme.


I guess this Allison guy was pretty pissed.

Now you will have Dave singing the theme song from Bat Masterson all day.

"Back when the West was very young
There lived a man named Masterson
He wore a cane and derby hat
They called him Bat, Bat Masterson."

Pissed? Nope, he was having a good day and was in an extra pleasant humor because he had just sold some green lumber to an elderly widow.....


He lies Jack Bauer
He never shot a thigh
That didn't need shooting.

I like

I wonder what's on the tombstone of the guy who killed Allison?

HERE LIES MARTINI SHARK - HE NEVER KILLED A BOTTLE OF VODKA THAT WAS NOT ASKING FOR IT

Lairbo, Allison reportedly died in a wagon accident.

>>... where he demanded it be placed on display in front of the Lambert Inn.<<

I'll bet that did wonders for bookings.

But The Shootist got on so well with Betty Bacall, Ron Howard, and Jimmy Stewart.

Like fellow Tennessean Nathan Bedford Forrest, Allison was one of the early members of those fun-loving, good ol' boys of the Ku Klux Klan.

Gee, the guy was my age. Makes one ponder their own AAAFFFFGGGHHHHHHHHH.............*thud*

Apparently, anger management wasn't an option then.
Also, xanax.

Mister Language Person, shouldn't that be who did not need killing?

(or in some parts, who did not need kilt)

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