The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice in British Columbia and Yukon, 1913-1935

The Law and the Lawless: Frontier Justice in British Columbia and Yukon, 1913-1935

by Art Downs

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781772030303
Publisher: Heritage House
Publication date: 11/14/2014
Series: Amazing Stories
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Art Downs (1924–96) was a writer, editor, historian, and pioneer of BC book and magazine publishing. Born in England, he moved to Saskatchewan as a young child and later settled in Quesnel, BC. He became owner of the Cariboo Digest, which evolved into BC Outdoors, a successful magazine about BC history, wildlife, and conservation. In 1979, Art and his wife, Doris, established Heritage House Publishing. He died in Surrey, BC, in 1996.

Table of Contents

Publisher's Note 6

Prologue 7

Chapter 1 Henry Wagner, Merciless Killer 11

Chapter 2 My Friend, the Hangman 27

Chapter 3 Shoot-Out at New Hazelton 36

Chapter 4 Death Duel in the Crowsnest Pass 50

Chapter 5 Murder in the Arctic 67

Chapter 6 Mad Trapper of Rat River 83

Chapter 7 Horror on the Canford Reserve 106

Chapter 8 Vancouver's Hyslop Gang 123

Selected Bibliography 137

List of Authors 138

Index 139

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