SAM YUEN MURDERED
Word has been received in town by
Ho Deep, of the Chinese laundry, from a Toronto friend, that Sam Yuen, for
a number of years in business here, was murdered in Sault Ste. Marie
The letter states that the slayers
of Yuen beat him over the head with a hammer or some heavy instrument --
that they were known, and one of them apprehended.
Since leaving Simcoe some four or
five years ago, Sam Yuen was in business in Port Dover, and worked in
Hamilton previous to going to Sault Ste. Marie, where he engaged in the
He was a good type of Chinaman, was
given special training and attention in St. Paul's Presbyterian Church
here, and anxious to become thoroughly Christianized.
A few years ago he married a white
bride in Hamilton, and with with her and their four-year-old child,
visited Simcoe last year. The child, while here, had a narrow escape with