Beyond Boundary Fences

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 266 pages
Author: G. McDonald
Year: 1997
ISBN: 0859052079
Publisher: Hesperian Press

George McDonald (the author) was an Inspector of Police in Kalgoorlie during the 1890s. In 'Beyond Boundary Fences' he relates stories of the early Murchison goldfields characters, prospectors, Aboriginals, bushmen, outlaws and incidents of bush life.

Introduction and Acknowledgements
Biographical Notes
1. The New Goldfields
2. Perth in the Early Nineties
3. The First Transfer
4. Natives in the Raw
5. Meals and Habits
6. Tracking and Bushcraft
7. The Blood Cure
8. Baby Wives - and Complications
9. Pointing the Bone
10. Burials
11. Telepathy
12. The Peak Hill Hospital
13. The Rain Maker
14. Prisco's Bobby
15. Nigger Hunting
16. The Flood
17. 'Ole Hans'
18. Cobb and Co's Thoroughbrace Coaches
19. A Gold Escort - and Some Possibilities
20. A Peak Hill Race Meeting
21. The Legacy
22. Loneliness
23. Lonely Graves
24. Ryan the Birdman
25. Russian Jack
26. Dry Soak Ryan
27. Warden and Maggistrate
28. Beer, Bullfights and Duels
29. On the Trail of an Expert Bushman
30. The Ways of a Dingo
31. The Prodigal Gets a Second Chance
32. Nannine
33. The Wilga Mines of Barlowerie
34. Gabriel
35. Doing Time
36. Cup Day at Quinn's
37. Sandstone
38. Sport
39. Microbe
40. The Man in the Boxer Hat
41. The Burial of a Wandering Jew
42. The Spirit of the Fields
43. Land of Nicknames

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