The Chapleau Game Preserve: History, Murder and Other Tales

Table of Contents

PART I
Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - William McLeod - The Fur Trade in Northeaster Ontario and the Chapleau Game Preserve:
William McLeod's Brief / Paper - Purposes - Problems - Proposed Solutions - The Game Preserve - Comment and Analysis

Chapter 3 - What Happened Next:
The People - The New Brunswick House Indian Band - The Kildare Township Location - Elsas - Tophet - Three Alternatives - The Anglican Church - Vince Crichton's Paper: Some Interesting Points - The Survey - Three Initial Tasks - The Patrol Cabins

Chapter 4 - Enforcement and Poaching:
The Early Years - The Thirties - Four Interesting Cases - Other Observations - Guns in the Lumber Camps - Poison - Poaching Ends - The Administration of "Justice"

Chapter 5 - The Winds of Change Begin to Blow:
A Trappers' Association Begins to Form - New Trapping Regulations-Finally - The 1948 Meeting - The Winter of 1949 - An Old Idea Surfaces-Briefly -
The 1950 Convention - The Old Order Changes

Chapter 6 - Other Historical Tidbits: Kapuskasing Station and Agate - Depression and War and Nothing Much Happens - Is the Game Preserve Too Lage? - More on the Game Preserve Size - Another Committee -- Nuisance Beaver Bites the Dust - The Game Preserve Gets "Crown"ed - The Boundaries Stay the Same - The Wily Marten Multiplies - The Experimental Trapline - The Marten Goes to Patricia - Trapping-The beginning of the End? - Success Acknowledged

Chapter 7 - Four Purposes of The Game Preserve: Mining and Lumbering? - Scientific Studies - Dr. Martyn Obbard's Bear Study - Barnes and Mallik Research The Elk and the Caribou - The McNaught Elk - The A.C.R.Elk - The Caribou

PART II: MURDERS AND DISAPPEARANCES:
Chapter 8 Jack McKee
Chapter 9 - Willie Saylors
Chapter 10 - Dan Tessier
Chapter 11 - Jack Hargis
Chapter 12 - Steve Klapouschak
Chapter 13 - Erwin Stocken
Chapter 14 - George Weeden and Merle Newcombe
Chapter 15 - Jacob Isaac Glick:
Mr. Glick Goes to Elsas - Mr. Glick Goes to Oba

PART III
Chapter 16 - The Indian Schools and The Old Age Home: What to do with the Sudbury Elderly - The Finter of Lester Pearson Gets in the Pie - Who Should Pay? - Canon Redfern Louttit - Irene Hoff - A Tale of Two Bishops - Robert Renison - William Wright - What's It Going to Cost?

Chapter 17 - The Fires of 1948 - The June From Hell: Dave Souliere sees the Flying Saucer - The Election - The Chapleau Fire Precaution Group - The Price of Beer Goes Up After the Fires - What Did It All Cost? - The Salvage Operation - Ernie Morin Absconds with Jim Austin's Crew-An Anecdote - Could It Happen Again? - The Flaming Forests - Young Bush Pilot

Chapter 18 - The Roads: The Road as a Political Football - The North Bay Conference - The Election of 1935 - Trans Canada I - The Globe and Mail Goes to Chapleau - The Bubble Bursts-Slowly - Back to the Future - Trans Canada II - The Timmins Connection - The Ramsay Connection


PART IV
Chapter 19 - Anecdotes: On Becoming a Trapper - The Fur Buyer, The Vicar, and The Raid - Going to the Bank - Grey Owl and the Chapleau/McLeod Connection - How Some of the Aboriginals Got Their Names - Partridge Hunting at Poulin - The Sultan Poet - Chapleau's Uranium Mine - Chapleau and the Demon Rum - The School Cars

PART V
Chapter 20 - If You Go: Highway 129 - By Train - Canoeing in the Game Preserve - Elsas - Historic Missinaibi/Missanabie

PART VI
Chapter 21 - On Censorship and "Freedom" of Information

Chapter 22 - Conclusion

Appendix I