The eastern newspaper reporter headed west in the 1880s to send reports to readers back in the big eastern cities about life in the wild west. A Kansas marshal summed up much of what was going on when he proclaimed; “Some people simply deserve killing.”
And such was the required deed by good citizens who merely wanted live in a civil society. Those patriots waited far too long. They knew the required deed should have been done long before that fateful fatal day when a deserved killing occurred.