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The Resource Cowboy justice : tale of a Texas lawman, Jim Gober ; edited by James R. Gober and B. Byron Price ; illustrations by Harold Dow Bugbee

Cowboy justice : tale of a Texas lawman, Jim Gober ; edited by James R. Gober and B. Byron Price ; illustrations by Harold Dow Bugbee

Label
Cowboy justice : tale of a Texas lawman
Title
Cowboy justice
Title remainder
tale of a Texas lawman
Statement of responsibility
Jim Gober ; edited by James R. Gober and B. Byron Price ; illustrations by Harold Dow Bugbee
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 976.4/82506/092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F392.P168
LC item number
G63 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Cowboy justice : tale of a Texas lawman, Jim Gober ; edited by James R. Gober and B. Byron Price ; illustrations by Harold Dow Bugbee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-313) and index
Contents
  • A cook from bad to worse
  • An act of kindness repaid
  • Good fortune at Higgins
  • Secrets of the Oklahoma Territory.
  • An Oklahoma saloon adventure
  • Trouble on the horizon
  • A sheriff's sad revelation
  • Epilog to an untenable situation
  • The continuing saga of Temple Houston
  • The Jennings epilog
  • Briefly, a lawman in Woodward County
  • Westward, young cowboy!
  • A return of the cowboy life.
  • Beginning a major ranching adventure
  • Establishing a ranch and headquarters
  • Dealing with a rustling mind set
  • The incident at Griener Canyon
  • The ranch undergoes a change
  • Becoming a cattle sleuth.
  • Passive resistance and active cheating
  • Preparing to right another wrong
  • Plans made and instructions given
  • Encounter with a lasting love
  • Unfulfilled expectations of an encounter
  • The search continues
  • A partial success is enjoyed
  • On with the relentless search
  • A quest for anyone willing to help
  • Approaching a possible confrontation
  • Further annoying complications
  • The missing cattle in deplorable condition
  • The finale and interlude with an old friend
  • The major turning point.
  • Friendly jesting
  • Lured by attractive business propositions
  • The work and excitement of a new ranch
  • Disaster strikes
  • The ultimate sorrow
  • A down-spiraling path to self-destruction
  • A racing attempt at escape.
  • The consuming excitement
  • An early encounter with Sam Bass
  • Into the Colorado circuit
  • A shootout at the Trinidad stables
  • Interlude with a tiger
  • Blessed with a lenient lawman
  • Unmistakable signs of trouble
  • Loss of another dream
  • The destruction of anticipated pleasure
  • The quest for peace and a meaning to life.
  • An effort to regain a normal life
  • An attempted assassination
  • The loss of another object of affection
  • Off to the Oklahoma high country
  • An unscrupulous lawman
  • Unexpected impression
  • Unscheduled change in plans
  • Too mean to die
  • A difficult but worthwhile sacrifice
  • The loss of a noble lady
  • A return to the homestead ranch
  • The receipt of an unpredicted result
  • Another tragedy to face
  • Still another loss that pierced the heart
  • The new frying pan ranch
  • On the trail to Dodge City
  • Home, sweet home
  • The cowboys of old Tascosa
  • The formative years.
  • The stage and the setting
  • A precursor of trouble
  • The provocation
  • The showdown
  • Aftermath
  • Another ranching experience.
  • Return in time to March 1883
  • On foot with a mad buffalo
  • A makeshift cowpoke
  • A darn, dirty shame!
  • A pioneer beginning
  • The LX, a familiar place
  • The case of jealous widows
  • The beginning of a lasting friendship
  • A winter and a half
  • A target of opportunity.
  • Return--the specter of W.M.D. Lee
  • Good riddance of the catfish kid
  • A close encounter with Boot Hill
  • The whole world?
  • An unpleasant assignment
  • Leaving home
  • A dangerous event
  • Never a dull moment
  • A deputy out on a limb.
  • Trading a lasso for a badge
  • Rag town in all of its glory
  • A tough transition
  • The aftermath of Comanche Bill
  • The revelation of a detective's instinct
  • Care and concern for two old Irishmen
  • Good riddance of bad actors
  • Cowboy : to be, or not?
  • A county to be formed.
  • An election in the winds
  • Campaigning, such as it was
  • Final strategy
  • The county seat--here or there?
  • The election, and Amarillo takes shape
  • A matter of the heart
  • Just a li'l old game of chance?
  • A dirty hand in the commissioners court
  • The pursuit of a desperate man.
  • Howdy, rustler
  • To separate a lamb from a wolf
  • The search for a fugitive
  • Good plans and anticipation
  • The pursuit continues
  • Closing in on the prey
  • The disappointment at Denton County
  • Corruption plans a murder
  • A shady unrest in the commissioners court
  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • You reap what you sow
  • Cattle and the open range.
  • The aftermath of a nightmare
  • A baring of the soul
  • The beginning of a legal avalanche
  • A feeling of spiritual exoneration
  • An unexpected setback
  • More chicanery from the outlaw officials
  • The bitter and the sweet.
  • Jurisprudence
  • Do you, Belle, take Jim to be...?
  • More trouble from the ruthless few
  • A cowboy, in deed and in truth
  • Finally, the trial
  • War with county authorities continues
  • Confronting desperate baby killers
  • A new election and its aftermath.
  • A calm before the storm
  • The rat pack strikes a mortal blow
  • Intimidation with retribution
  • You can't trust anyone
  • A time of stress and strain
  • Poisoned like a rat
  • A fine meal, indeed
  • A final blow from the gang
  • Beginning a life without a badge. {u01C2}t A New Mexico opportunity
  • Escaped from injustice
  • The changing seat of the law
  • An Oklahoma invitation
  • Across the Oklahoma border.
  • Sorrow, too much to bear
  • In a dire physical condition
  • A physical wreck with a difficult proposition
  • A costly game of chance
Control code
35593649
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 327 pages
Isbn
9780896723733
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96038813
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Editors' inscribed presentation copy to Bill [Wittliff], 7 March 1997, Austin, TX. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.
Label
Cowboy justice : tale of a Texas lawman, Jim Gober ; edited by James R. Gober and B. Byron Price ; illustrations by Harold Dow Bugbee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-313) and index
Contents
  • A cook from bad to worse
  • An act of kindness repaid
  • Good fortune at Higgins
  • Secrets of the Oklahoma Territory.
  • An Oklahoma saloon adventure
  • Trouble on the horizon
  • A sheriff's sad revelation
  • Epilog to an untenable situation
  • The continuing saga of Temple Houston
  • The Jennings epilog
  • Briefly, a lawman in Woodward County
  • Westward, young cowboy!
  • A return of the cowboy life.
  • Beginning a major ranching adventure
  • Establishing a ranch and headquarters
  • Dealing with a rustling mind set
  • The incident at Griener Canyon
  • The ranch undergoes a change
  • Becoming a cattle sleuth.
  • Passive resistance and active cheating
  • Preparing to right another wrong
  • Plans made and instructions given
  • Encounter with a lasting love
  • Unfulfilled expectations of an encounter
  • The search continues
  • A partial success is enjoyed
  • On with the relentless search
  • A quest for anyone willing to help
  • Approaching a possible confrontation
  • Further annoying complications
  • The missing cattle in deplorable condition
  • The finale and interlude with an old friend
  • The major turning point.
  • Friendly jesting
  • Lured by attractive business propositions
  • The work and excitement of a new ranch
  • Disaster strikes
  • The ultimate sorrow
  • A down-spiraling path to self-destruction
  • A racing attempt at escape.
  • The consuming excitement
  • An early encounter with Sam Bass
  • Into the Colorado circuit
  • A shootout at the Trinidad stables
  • Interlude with a tiger
  • Blessed with a lenient lawman
  • Unmistakable signs of trouble
  • Loss of another dream
  • The destruction of anticipated pleasure
  • The quest for peace and a meaning to life.
  • An effort to regain a normal life
  • An attempted assassination
  • The loss of another object of affection
  • Off to the Oklahoma high country
  • An unscrupulous lawman
  • Unexpected impression
  • Unscheduled change in plans
  • Too mean to die
  • A difficult but worthwhile sacrifice
  • The loss of a noble lady
  • A return to the homestead ranch
  • The receipt of an unpredicted result
  • Another tragedy to face
  • Still another loss that pierced the heart
  • The new frying pan ranch
  • On the trail to Dodge City
  • Home, sweet home
  • The cowboys of old Tascosa
  • The formative years.
  • The stage and the setting
  • A precursor of trouble
  • The provocation
  • The showdown
  • Aftermath
  • Another ranching experience.
  • Return in time to March 1883
  • On foot with a mad buffalo
  • A makeshift cowpoke
  • A darn, dirty shame!
  • A pioneer beginning
  • The LX, a familiar place
  • The case of jealous widows
  • The beginning of a lasting friendship
  • A winter and a half
  • A target of opportunity.
  • Return--the specter of W.M.D. Lee
  • Good riddance of the catfish kid
  • A close encounter with Boot Hill
  • The whole world?
  • An unpleasant assignment
  • Leaving home
  • A dangerous event
  • Never a dull moment
  • A deputy out on a limb.
  • Trading a lasso for a badge
  • Rag town in all of its glory
  • A tough transition
  • The aftermath of Comanche Bill
  • The revelation of a detective's instinct
  • Care and concern for two old Irishmen
  • Good riddance of bad actors
  • Cowboy : to be, or not?
  • A county to be formed.
  • An election in the winds
  • Campaigning, such as it was
  • Final strategy
  • The county seat--here or there?
  • The election, and Amarillo takes shape
  • A matter of the heart
  • Just a li'l old game of chance?
  • A dirty hand in the commissioners court
  • The pursuit of a desperate man.
  • Howdy, rustler
  • To separate a lamb from a wolf
  • The search for a fugitive
  • Good plans and anticipation
  • The pursuit continues
  • Closing in on the prey
  • The disappointment at Denton County
  • Corruption plans a murder
  • A shady unrest in the commissioners court
  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • You reap what you sow
  • Cattle and the open range.
  • The aftermath of a nightmare
  • A baring of the soul
  • The beginning of a legal avalanche
  • A feeling of spiritual exoneration
  • An unexpected setback
  • More chicanery from the outlaw officials
  • The bitter and the sweet.
  • Jurisprudence
  • Do you, Belle, take Jim to be...?
  • More trouble from the ruthless few
  • A cowboy, in deed and in truth
  • Finally, the trial
  • War with county authorities continues
  • Confronting desperate baby killers
  • A new election and its aftermath.
  • A calm before the storm
  • The rat pack strikes a mortal blow
  • Intimidation with retribution
  • You can't trust anyone
  • A time of stress and strain
  • Poisoned like a rat
  • A fine meal, indeed
  • A final blow from the gang
  • Beginning a life without a badge. {u01C2}t A New Mexico opportunity
  • Escaped from injustice
  • The changing seat of the law
  • An Oklahoma invitation
  • Across the Oklahoma border.
  • Sorrow, too much to bear
  • In a dire physical condition
  • A physical wreck with a difficult proposition
  • A costly game of chance
Control code
35593649
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 327 pages
Isbn
9780896723733
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96038813
Note
  • Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Gift of Bill and Sally Wittliff, 2007 (Access. No. 2007-086). Editors' inscribed presentation copy to Bill [Wittliff], 7 March 1997, Austin, TX. With dust jacket.
  • Library{u2019}s copy 3 (SW Writers): Purchased, 2015 (Access. No. 2015-026). Forms part of: Marc Simmons Library. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits.

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