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    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 3 May 1917     W.H. Jackson ; Fort William resident ; To open copper mine ; Schreiber, ON ; W.H. Russell of Port Arthur J. Chamberlain ; Acquitted of charge of arson with intent to defraud insurance company ; Fire occurred at 818 Alberta Street
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 3 May 1917   W.H. Jackson ; Fort William resident ; To open copper mine ; Schreiber, ON ; W.H. Russell of Port Arthur J. Chamberlain ; Acquitted of charge of arson with intent ...
  • Maximum term for opium pair : Arthur Johnson and Peter Ward are sentenced by Magistrate O'Brien
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 7 May 1917, p. 1     Two men sentenced ; One year and $500 fine ; Unlawful possession of opium ; Transporting opium ; Denied entry to army ; Arthur Johnson ; Thomas Peter Ward
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 7 May 1917, p. 1   Two men sentenced ; One year and $500 fine ; Unlawful possession of opium ; Transporting opium ; Denied entry to army ; Arthur Johnson ; Thomas Peter Ward
  • Opium Peddlers Get One Year Each
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 May 1917, p. 1     Opium dealers ; Drug dealers ; Thomas Peter Ward (sentenced) ; Alfred Jackson (sentenced) ; Sentenced to one year in prison
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 7 May 1917, p. 1   Opium dealers ; Drug dealers ; Thomas Peter Ward (sentenced) ; Alfred Jackson (sentenced) ; Sentenced to one year in prison
  • Dope carriers had criminal record : Johnson and Ward hear all about themselves in police court
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 8 May 1917, p. 5     Two men sentenced ; Unlawful possession of opium ; Transporting opium ; Both had lengthy records ; Arthur Johnson ; Thomas Peter Ward
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 8 May 1917, p. 5   Two men sentenced ; Unlawful possession of opium ; Transporting opium ; Both had lengthy records ; Arthur Johnson ; Thomas Peter Ward
  • Mysterious Movements Of Port Arthur Autos
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 May 1917     Dr. Simpson ; Motor vehicle theft ; Dr. Simpson left car running at YMCA ; Vehicle was missing when Simpson reappeared
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 May 1917   Dr. Simpson ; Motor vehicle theft ; Dr. Simpson left car running at YMCA ; Vehicle was missing when Simpson reappeared
  • The spade mystery : an incident that goes to show all modern thrillers are not inside detective fiction
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 May 1917, p. 3     Fort William Police Department ; Investigating missing spade ; Located man ; Digging for worms ; Using stolen spade ; Charlie Wilson
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 26 May 1917, p. 3   Fort William Police Department ; Investigating missing spade ; Located man ; Digging for worms ; Using stolen spade ; Charlie Wilson
  • Dead body of Peter Metrios is found on lake shore - murder is suspected
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Jun 1917, p. 4     Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Robbery believed to be motive ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Jun 1917, p. 4   Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Robbery believed to be motive ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim)
  • Only one of four shots was fatal : what the post mortem examination of Peter Metsos' body revealed
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 14 Jun 1917     Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; One shot fatal ; Victim wealthy ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metsos aka Metros (Victim)
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 14 Jun 1917   Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; One shot fatal ; Victim wealthy ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metsos ...
  • Death of Metros is still mystery : Greek supposed to have been murdered was possessed of considerable wealth
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 Jun 1917, p. 4     Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim) ; Greek name Pericles Demetrios
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 14 Jun 1917, p. 4   Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim) ; Greek name Pericles ...
  • Metsos murder still a mystery : Several theories advanced but they do not seem to lead anywhere
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Jun 1917     Inquest held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Fatally shot ; No leads ; Various theories ; Victim wealthy ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metsos aka Metros (Victim)
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 15 Jun 1917   Inquest held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Fatally shot ; No leads ; Various theories ; Victim wealthy ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metsos ...
  • Still is mystery : Metros killing puzzles police who think man was first strangled
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Jun 1917, p. 4     Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Strangled ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metros aka Metrios (Victim) ; Funeral held ; Investigation ongoing
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Jun 1917, p. 4   Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Strangled ; Robbery possible motive ; Peter Metros aka Metrios (Victim) ; Funeral ...
  • Makes Escape From The District Jail
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Jun 1917, p. 1     Alfred Johnson ; Escapes from Port Arthur District Jail ; 2 year term for carrying opium
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Jun 1917, p. 1   Alfred Johnson ; Escapes from Port Arthur District Jail ; 2 year term for carrying opium
  • City items (inquest)
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jun 1917     Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim) ; Investigation ongoing ; No clues ; No evidence Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Pte. Joseph Odawa (wounded) ; Gull Bay resident ; Gull ...
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jun 1917   Inquest being held ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metrios aka Metros (Victim) ; Investigation ongoing ; No clues ; No ...
  • Escaped from jail : Andrew Johnson sentenced to two years pries open bars and is yet uncaught
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jun 1917, p. 7     Man awaiting sentence ; Opium dealing ; Escapes custody ; Not yet caught ; Andrew Johnson aka Arthur Johnson aka Alfred Jackson
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jun 1917, p. 7   Man awaiting sentence ; Opium dealing ; Escapes custody ; Not yet caught ; Andrew Johnson aka Arthur Johnson aka Alfred Jackson
  • Metsos murder remains mystery : strange man seen in his company the night before cannot be found
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 22 Jun 1917, p. 4     Inquest held ; Witness testimonies ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metsos aka Metros (Victim) ; Seen with unknown man ; No suspects
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 22 Jun 1917, p. 4   Inquest held ; Witness testimonies ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metsos aka Metros (Victim) ; Seen with unknown man ; ...
  • "Person unknown" was murderer of Metros says jury : witnesses saw "mystery man" with Port Arthur Greek on night of crime - shot in back
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1917, p. 4     Inquest held ; Witness testimonies ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metros aka Metrios (Victim) ; Seen with unknown man ; Still no suspects
    Newspaper  Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1917, p. 4   Inquest held ; Witness testimonies ; Man found dead ; Mouth of McVicar's Creek ; Four gunshot wounds ; Peter Metros aka Metrios (Victim) ; Seen with unknown man ; ...
  • Lost His Nose At Christening
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Jul 1917     Christening at coal docks ; Antone Kozlyck (injured) ; Mike Kuzulema (charged with assault)
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 18 Jul 1917   Christening at coal docks ; Antone Kozlyck (injured) ; Mike Kuzulema (charged with assault)
  • Anti-Conscription League Uncovered
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 28 Jul 1917     Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Conscription ; Anti-Conscription League in Port Arthur ; H. Gilbert of Port Arthur arrested
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 28 Jul 1917   Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Conscription ; Anti-Conscription League in Port Arthur ; H. Gilbert of Port Arthur arrested
  • Finds 43 Of His Chickens Missing
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 10 Aug 1917     Ambrose Pontik ; Pontik residence ; McIntyre Street ; Woke up to find 43 chickens missing ; Chicken theft ; Peter Krezensky (admitted guilt to theft) ; Ordered to pay for chickens and spend 3 months in jail
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 10 Aug 1917   Ambrose Pontik ; Pontik residence ; McIntyre Street ; Woke up to find 43 chickens missing ; Chicken theft ; Peter Krezensky (admitted guilt to theft) ; Ordered to pay ...
  • Prisoner Escapes From District Jail
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 13 Aug 1917     George Haenowrez ; Escapes from district jail ; Originally charged with breaking into homes
    Newspaper  Port Arthur News Chronicle, 13 Aug 1917   George Haenowrez ; Escapes from district jail ; Originally charged with breaking into homes
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