B.J.
Virgil the reluctant warrior?
Wed Nov 16, 16:12

I seem to remember reading somewhere that Virgil had to be awakened multiple times that morning, including by one of his Deputy’s about Ike’s loud, public, heeled and aggressive behavior.

Also remember reading that Virgil had to be jolted (and possibly humiliated) into doing his peacekeeping duties as Police Chief by the Citizen members of the town peace keeping force?

  • Casey/ 'on sight' comment...Joyce A. Aros, Tue Nov 15 8:09
    Your first reflection about Behan is interesting, but I think there is more to it. I don't recognize Virgil's comment as more volatile than one or two of his others that day, but certainly it gives us... more
    • Virgil the reluctant warrior? — B.J., Wed Nov 16 16:12
      • BJ/ Ike's what?...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Nov 17 7:50
        ...I think loud, aggressive behaviour is a slight exaggeration, don't you? Ike was in a couple of Saloons, but so was every other man in town who was awake. There was no other place to go. Ike spoke... more
        • Re: BJ/ Ike's what?...B.J., Thu Nov 17 17:38
          From what you are assessing, Deputy Bronk (sp?) exaggerated Ike’s behavior and he should not have tried to elicit action from Virgil Earp? 🤔
          • Bumbling Bronk...Joyce A. Aros, Thu Nov 17 18:48
            Well, I don't know if officer Bronk exaggerated Ike's behaviour or not, but according to Virgil, Bronk seemed a little pre-occupied before he informed Virgil that he was at death's door. This while Bronk... more
            • Bronk's pre-occupation...Joyce A. Aros, Fri Nov 18 11:03
              Well, BJ, as you may have noticed by now, I not only have a suspicious nature but am inclined to read every few lines with an "...wait a minute. something doesn't sound right here!..." attitude. It slows... more
            • Re: Bumbling Bronk...B.J., Thu Nov 17 19:22
              Joyce, I’m trying to understand your train of thought so I appreciate your patience per my limited education level and cognitive deficits. I also remember reading that other citizens were very concerned... more