A Ferguson of 1894 became Miller, the "game little plunger" of 1896, according to the SF Call ... now, left holding the Corbett-Sharkey forfeit money, he's become Daniel M. Ferguson, proprietor of a sand-blast concern in the same newspaper in 1906 ... what happened to him [and the money]?
Re: Danny Miller and Wyatt Earp — gobs,Fri Mar 03 5:06
According to his wife Tillie, he lost his money gambling.... https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1905-02-25/ed-1/seq-7/#date1=1905&index=0&rows=20&words=Ferguson+Tillie&searchType=... more
The San Francisco Examiner Friday, March 20 1896.page 14 “ The wedding of Daniel Miller and Miss Tillie Benson took place recently at the home of the bride’s parents in Dixon, Solano County. After... more
How confused was he? Robert ... still strange that later the SF Call [or its readers] weren't confused by the name change between the different articles ... they apparently all recognised him as the... more
I believe that was the newspapers way of outing him to the larger population.After the newspaper realized what condition his wife Tillie was in ,His time in the limelight as Danny Miller was over. ... more
Robert ... that's what I assumed, but the readers would have to be pretty savvy ... a big reveal by a rival newspaper? ... surely something happened between 1896-1906 ... he was Captain of the shipyard... more