True West Magazine, August 1981

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

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Features: The Cow Business and Joe Kirley; Riding the Rails with Hood River Blackie - Old Joe Bennett; The First Colorado Mountain Man - Jim Pursley; The Baking Soda Book - Luisa and Henry Benedict; Rice, Dice and Lichee Nuts - America was not the promised land for those who crossed the wrong ocean to get here - Chinese immigrants; Graveyard of Violence - the W.S. Ranch, just north of Alma, New Mexico; Idaho Volunteers and the Nez Perce - an uncovered report reveals how professional some local militia units could be; Licensed Murder - Captain William Byrnes; Deputy Marshal Joe Morgan of New Mexico; A Girl and Her Horse - Chief Plenty Coups invited young women to race, but they weren't supposed to win!; Battle of the Deschutes - sabotage prevailed in the railroaders' war for the key route to San Francisco - with fantastic photo of workers 'walking the plank' to get to work building a bridge 348 feet above the Crooked River Gorge!; Wild Old Days!. Somewhat above-average wear as staples have almost torn free from covers, else a sound copy.