In the late 1940s, Carl Milsap was tossed out of town on a blue ticket.
He was walked down to a ship and up the gangplank, where the marshal handed the captain a one-way ticket to Seattle and told him not to let Milsap come back. His crime? Alcoholism. "I was a hard-drinking man," Milsap said. "Harder drinking than most. They didn't like that."
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