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The Story Gets Good


December 5, 2018

Last week I left you with Deputy Harry Galbraith bringing three men to the Fountain Jail. He had rounded up the man from Oklahoma and his two sons at their camp out on Sand Creek. He was carrying their rifles and knives, walking behind them as they headed for the Fountain Jail.

The Fountain Jail was not much of a building at the time, basically a board shack, about eight feet square, and one door, no windows. It sat flat on the ground, anchored to several iron stakes driven into the ground. It rarely got used, probably weeks or months before. The surprise was, it was GONE!

The crew was marc...

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