T Yoshikawa to Hang

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T Yoshikawa to Hang - - Japanese stoicism UNDER DEATH SENTENCE...
- Japanese stoicism UNDER DEATH SENTENCE Yoshikawa Was Sentenced Yesterday lo Be Hanged for Brutal Murder Murder of Fellow - Counntryman. in Keeping with the stoicism of his ruce, Yoshikawa, tlio Japanese, who stood on trial yesterday fur his life in the assie court, Vancouver, on a charge of murdering a fellow countryman at turlisle on June 10 last, nppeured ab solutely unmoved when Mr. Justice liv ing pronounced eentcuee of death upon him, after the jury had returned A verdict verdict of "guilty of murder." lie had ant in the dock throughout the day niotiou less, only the rapid movement of his eyes between Judge, counsel and witness indicating that lie was taking any in terest in he proceedings. The murder of this mun, Motiynsha, whom the prisoner took out of the bunk - house, disembowelled, aud threw into the river, was a particularly brutal one. Sir. A. M. Milteslde, for the de fence, urged that the man was under the influence of liquor, and no better than a savage when he committed the crime. Mr. II. A. Maclean, deputy at' lorney - geuerHl for the crown, argued that the crime was a very deliberate one. The jury were only absent fifteen minutes. The prisoner will be bunged ou Ile ceniber 10 in the common jail. New Westminster.

Clipped from Vancouver Daily World15 Oct 1909, FriSemi-Weekly EditionPage 2

Vancouver Daily World (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)15 Oct 1909, FriSemi-Weekly EditionPage 2
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