Clay Allison's Deadly Aim by Andy Thomas



In December, 1876, Deputy Charles Faber entered the Olympic Dance Hall in Las Animas, Colorado with two special deputies. Without warning, he fired his shotgun at John Allison. Clay Allison, his brother, immediately pulled his pistol and shot Faber four times, killing him. The deputies fled. For this and many other actions, Clay Allison earned the reputation as a deadly killer. To his circle of friends, he was a respectable cattleman.