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The Shelburne Tragedy: How did old John Smith come to his death?  His nephew tried for the crime - strong circumstantial evidence. 
Newspapers  "The Shelburne Tragedy: How did old John Smith come to his death? His nephew tried for the crime - strong circumstantial evidence.," Markdale Standard (Markdale, Ont.1880), 2 Nov 1882, p. 4  Column 1; John Smith (17) found not guilty of murdering his uncle.
P.A. Man Killed By Hit-Run Car 
Newspapers  "P.A. Man Killed By Hit-Run Car," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Feb 1958, p. 1  John Kohtala (victim) ; Port Arthur ; Port Arthur Police Department ; Motor vehicle accident ; Hit and run ; Photo Full text available on microfilm
Dispatcher Overcome On Stand 
Newspapers  "Dispatcher Overcome On Stand," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 19 Nov 1951, p. 1  Railway Accidents ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) ; Trevor Lyons ; Criminal Negligence ; Postans Siding ; George Miller (victim) ; Morris Chochla (victim) ; Kashabowie Full text available on microfilm
Dispatcher's Trial Opens At Lakehead 
Newspapers  "Dispatcher's Trial Opens At Lakehead," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Nov 1951  Railway Accidents ; Canadian National Railway (CNR) ; Trevor Lyons ; Criminal Negligence ; Postans Siding ; George Miller (victim) ; Morris Chochla (victim) ; Kashabowie Full text available on microfilm
Year Suspended Sentence Imposed On Rail Engineer 
Newspapers  "Year Suspended Sentence Imposed On Rail Engineer," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Mar 1949, p. 1  Railway Accidents ; Lawrence Downey ; Criminal Negligence ; William McMullen (victim) ; Guilty plea Full text available on microfilm
Motorist Charged In Traffic Fatality 
Newspapers  "Motorist Charged In Traffic Fatality," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 May 1962, p. 1  Motor Vehicle Accidents ; North Cumberland Street ; Matti Puisto (deceased) ; Joseph Susak ; Charged with Impaired Driving Full text available on microfilm
New Judge To Hear 3 Appeals 
Newspapers  "New Judge To Hear 3 Appeals," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 15 Oct 1962, p. 2  William J. Monteith ; Dangerous Driving ; Appeal of conviction ; Cheryl Chyzyk (deceased) ; Motor Vehicle Accidents Full text available on microfilm
Palma Meets His Death Without Sign Of Trembling 
Newspapers  "Palma Meets His Death Without Sign Of Trembling," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 30 Jun 1915  Amelia Palma ; Murder of William Leithenen ; Sentenced to Hang ; Homicide * spelt William Leihtenen in earlier newspapers Full text available on microfilm
Tomorrow Amelia Palma Looks Upon last Sunrise As He Walks Out On Yawning Gallows Trap 
Newspapers  "Tomorrow Amelia Palma Looks Upon last Sunrise As He Walks Out On Yawning Gallows Trap," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 29 Jun 1915  Amelia Palma ; Murder of William Leithenen ; Sentenced to Hang ; Homicide * spelt William Leihtenen in earlier newspapers Full text available on microfilm
Child's Body Found 
Newspapers  "Child's Body Found," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 16 Aug 1915  Body of new born child found ; Possible homicide ; Lucie Court Full text available on microfilm
Estranged Husband Slays Judge, Wife And Self At Port Arthur 
Newspapers  "Estranged Husband Slays Judge, Wife And Self At Port Arthur," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Jun 1949, 1, 13  Bruce J. McKitrick (victim) ; Juvenile and Family Court ; Port Arthur ; Irene Gray (victim) ; William Gray ; Murder - Suicide ; Arnold Southern (witness) ; S.H. David (witness) ; William Creighton (witness) ; Frances Hodgson (witness) ; Joe Radford (Port Arthur Police Department) ; Photo Full text...
Inquest Into Triple Shooting Is Likely 
Newspapers  "Inquest Into Triple Shooting Is Likely," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 Jun 1949, 1, 8  Bruce J. McKitrick (victim) ; Juvenile and Family Court ; Port Arthur ; Irene Gray (victim) ; William Gray ; Murder - Suicide ; Arnold Southern (witness) ; S.H. David (witness) ; William Creighton (witness) ; Frances Hodgson (witness) ; Joe Radford (Port Arthur Police Department) Full text...
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Mar 1916  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; 94th Battalion ; 94th Overseas New Ontario Battalion ; William Redgrave ; Port Arthur resident ; George Sargent ; Charles Sargent ; Fort William residents ; Latest recruits ; Lieut. Col. J.J. Carrick has 100,000 cigarettes donated to battalion ; John James Carrick ;...
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 21 Mar 1916  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; Ruthven Gibson (twice wounded) ; 8th Battalion ; Eighth Battalion ; Returns to unit in France ; Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) 94th Battalion ; 94th Overseas New Ontario Battalion ; B Company presents Major W.J. Hamilton with new riding crop ; B Company Bugle...
Rifle Owned By Murdered Girl 
Newspapers  "Rifle Owned By Murdered Girl," Port Arthur News Chronicle, 16 May 1916  Kenora, ON ; Mrs. Emil Huebner (deceased) ; Erma Huebner (deceased) ; Murdered in home at Olympia Mine, Shoal Lake ; Otto Quast finds bodies ; Emil Huebner away from home at time ; Rifle belonging to Erma Huebner found later traded at Busteed * names earlier reported as Huber and/or Heubner...
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 22 May 1916  Great War ; World War I ; WWI ; 141st Battalion ; 141st Bull Moose Battalion ; Lieut. Watkins and Lieut. Eberts in charge of Fort William recruitment ; Lieut. C.W. McLean and Lieut. M. McCallum in charge of Port Arthur recruitment Pte. George Lethbridge (KIA); Steelton, On resident ; Parents...
City Items 
Newspapers  "City Items," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 6 Jun 1916  Kenora, ON ; Mrs. Emil Huebner (deceased) ; Emma Huebner (deceased) ; Murdered in home at Olympia Mine, Shoal Lake ; Otto Quast finds bodies ; Emil Huebner away from home at time ; Suspects thought to be north of Malachi ; Constable Bromley captures suspect ; 5 suspects all together ; 2 have been...
Thomas B. Scott, Hermit Farmer Of Blake Township, Mysteriously Shot To Death Near His Shack 
Newspapers  "Thomas B. Scott, Hermit Farmer Of Blake Township, Mysteriously Shot To Death Near His Shack," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 13 Jun 1916  Thomas B. Scott (deceased) ; Blake Township ; Motive not known ; Provincial Constable Symons Full text available on microfilm
Slate River Mystery No Nearer Solution 
Newspapers  "Slate River Mystery No Nearer Solution," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 20 Jun 1916  Thomas B. Scott (deceased) ; Slate River Valley ; Blake Township ; Motive not known ; Provincial Constable Symons Full text available on microfilm
Inquest Fails To Throw Light Upon Murder Of Scott 
Newspapers  "Inquest Fails To Throw Light Upon Murder Of Scott," Fort William Daily Times Journal, 27 Jun 1916  Thomas B. Scott (deceased) ; Slate River Valley ; Blake Township ; Motive not known ; Provincial Constable Symons Full text available on microfilm
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