When "Wild Bill" was shot from behind by Jack McCall.in the Deadwood days of outlawry, it stopped the life of a pioturesque character, but started the legend of the "dead man's band" and made possible this most original card story and routine in years. In the Ilann & Lewis Saloon of Deadwood, S. D., "Wild Bill" Hickock was playing poker with friendsĀ« His baok towards the one door made it possible for the murder just as Bill was preparing to.make his "draw" to the hand illustrated here with the original oards that were taken from his lifeless hands a minute later. "Ace> and Eights" have since become nicknamed,and with this (try the back page)

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