Foreword by Gordon Morris Bakken; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. The Rogues of River City: Crime and Punishment in Portland, OR; The River City; The Settler's Laws; Tools to the City; A City of Anonymous Victims; The Benefit of Urban Anonymity; 3. Asserting Moral Superiority: Crime and Punishment in Eugene, OR; The Satellite Community; Formal Law and Informal Practices; Offenses to the Moral Order; Alternate Measures; 4. Harlots, Hanging, and Hoolihaning: Crime and Punishment in Pendleton, OR; In God Forsaken Country; The Haphazard Law; Wild, Wooly, and Tolerant; Mixed Messages; 5. Demimonde on the Decline: Crime and Punishment in Jacksonville, OR; A Mining Town; The Rough Law; Naughty Neighbors and Friends Alike Punishment?; 6. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.