Yoshikawa motive

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ll JAPANESE STAN JS TRIAL ON CAPITAL COUNT Because Motoyosh turned down b lamp in the Japanese bunkbouse at the Uirllslt Cannery ou the fikeeua. Yoshl aawa, another Japanese, stabbed him In tnt anaomen, and the victim, fleeina. was xouiid Hanging on to a pile In the river in a terrible condition to die short ly nterwurds. "I think I stabbed him under the heart," aald Yoshikawa, who had previously accused Motlioahl of turning the lamp down so as to murder him while he alept. "I could not go to aleep without culling two or three men's heads off," was another remark of the accused, who had been drlitklnu. Bticn was the remarkable evidence of the principal witness In the first intir - der trial of tht present allies, tht Jap anese cook at tut caunery. It was sup plcineuted by the testimony of tht man ager, who found tht dying man illuiu Ing to tht pile. Tht cast It till) being heard, Mr. II. A. Maoloau for thw crown, Mr, Whiteside fur tht defence, and Mr. Kapptllt, at representative sf he relatives of tht murdered man.

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  1. Vancouver Daily World,
  2. 15 Oct 1909, Fri,
  3. Semi-Weekly Edition,
  4. Page 2

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