By Dan Tseghay, Vancouver, Canada.
Credit: The Georgia Straight, Vancouver, Canada.
The 300 or so men descended on the foot of what is now Burrard Street, near a bluff overlooking Burrard Inlet. Treading through the snow, lanterns in hand, chanting the U.S. Civil War Union marching song “John Brown’s Body”, they approached the camp near midnight.
..When they arrived, they beat up about 25 of the camp’s residents, labourers who were hired to clear (...)