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Sources: Extreme and Dangerous: One Gambling Cheat and His Career

Emmons County Record (N.D.), “Sins and Sinners,” June 10, 1904.

Greencastle Star-Press (Ind.), “A Man From Harmony,” July 28, 1900.

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Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954,

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Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Clean-up Made With Phoney [sic] Dice,” Oct. 1, 1910.

Streator Daily Free Press (Ill.), “Plugged Roulette Wheel,” Jan. 28, 1904.

The Arkansas Gazette, “Lawrence Varner Held to Grand Jury,” June 23, 1904.

The Daily Times-Star (Cincinnati, Ohio), “Oh, Those Galloping Dominoes,” June 10, 1924.

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The Morning News (Savannah, Ga.), “Shoots With His Mother,” Dec. 11, 1892.

The National Democrat (Jeffersonville, Ind.), “Gamblers,” Aug. 5, 1898.

The New Harmony Register (Ind.), “News of Indiana State,” Dec. 27, 1889.

The Ottawa Journal (Ontario, Canada), “How the Kid Found Way to Beat Books,” Nov. 7, 1903.

The Poseyville News (Ind.), “Local News,” Dec. 28, 1889.

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United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925,