Soapy Smith Haiku

Crime does pay, and well. Until you part grizzled Klondike Miner from his gold. Jefferson 'Soapy' Smith was killed at the Shootout on Juneau Wharf in Skagway, Alaska 120 years ago today. Ol' Soapy was a con artist and crime lord, so nicknamed for his most famous scam, the 'prize soap racket'. He and his … Continue reading Soapy Smith Haiku