Sport: Deadwood Dick, Episcopalian

To the Churchman, liberal Episcopalian weekly, wrote its Yankton, S. Dak., correspondent last week to eulogize the late, romanticized Deadwood Dick, currently revived for the U. S. masses by William Randolph Hearst's New York American (TIME, May 19, June 9).

Excerpt: "Around Deadwood Dick, whose real name was Richard Clarke, were woven romance and daring. But much written about him was fiction. He was not a desperado, not a bandit, stage-coach robber, or brigand. ... He was a good citizen, a necessarily rough character in the days when it was part of the life...

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