Sunday, September 10, 2006

Obsolete Morality #2

      To Thieves, Thugs, Fakirs, and Bunko-Steerers
Among Whom Are J.J. Harlin, alias "Off Wheeler," SAWDUST CHARLIE, WM. HEDGES, BILLY THE KID, Billy Mullin, Little Jack, The Luter, Pock-Marked Kid, and about Twenty Others:
  If Found within the Limits of this City after TEN O'CLOCK P.M., this
  Night, you will be Invited to attend a GRAND NECK-TIE PARTY,
       The Expense of which will be borne by
          100 Substantial Citizens
       Las Vegas [New Mexico], March 24, 1882