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“Youths Sent To Prison,” Toronto Globe. May 11, 1917. Page 12.

Belleville, May 10. – (Special.) – Thomas Hawke, Charles Singer, and Joseph Hefferman, aged eighteen, were this morning sentenced by Judge Deroche to two years each in the Kingston Penitentiary. Two days ago they pleaded guilty to five charges breaking into by night and burglarizing Ben Sopher’s store of a large quantity of jewelry, and Wade’s poor room, besides taking some barber tools in Trenton.

[AL: Interestingly, Thomas Hawke was not sent to the penitentiary – he may, instead, have appealed his sentence or had it commuted to a provincial sentence.]

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“Young Man Given Two Years in Kingston on Four Different Changes,” Toronto Star. June 30, 1917. Page 02.

On four distinct charges of theft, Arthur N. Drowen, a young man of about 20 years, was to-day committed to Kingston Penitentiary for two years, hard labor, by Magistrate Denison. The charges against him include the stealing of a number of drills and other tools from the Canadian Rumley Co., Limited, for whom he formerly worked; razor, sweater and handkerchif from Frank C. Connors; two paris of micrometers, one pair of calipers and other articles from Harry Albins; and coat, best and electrical supplies from Charles A. Branstone.

In the latter case a charge of breaking into the premises was also included.

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