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U-bet : a greenhorn in old Montana

Author: John R Barrows; R H Hall
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1990, ©1934.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st Bison Book print
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The author looked forward to blazing action as an Indian fighter or scout in Montana Territory. But when he arrived with his parents in the Musselshell Valley in 1879 he saw more sheepmen and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John R Barrows; John R Barrows
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Barrows; R H Hall
ISBN: 0803260946 9780803260948
OCLC Number: 20561134
Notes: Reprint, with new introd. Orinally published: Ubet. Caldwell, Idaho ; Caxton Printers, 1934.
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
I go west --
My first view of the prairie --
Up the river --
Fort Benton to the Musselshell --
My new abode --
I decide to go cowboy --
I accept a position --
I make friends with the Piegans --
I chaperon a band of sheep --
Two weeks of hibernation --
Poker a la Martinsdale --
The Missourian --
Thanksgiving --
A blizzard, a murder, and a fight --
I am Day Herd --
The rawhide lasso --
A horse race and a stampede --
Ubet --
Cow punching in earnest --
Trials of the trail --
I do Chicago --
Life on the DHS --
I acquire a cayuse --
Broncho busting --
Yarns --
Night herding --
Round-up --
Robber's Roost --
Cleaning the Roost --
I engage in the cattle business --
Trailing the beef to the railroad --
More yarns --
Honesty is the best policy --
Ubet again --
A bout with the judge --
Cheery weather --
Montana culture --
The circular story.
Other Titles: Ubet
Responsibility: by John R. Barrows ; introduction by Richard B. Roeder ; [illustrated by R.H. Hall].
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