Canada at War: THE DOMINION: Sin and Whistles

¶ At the start of what was hopefully called Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Week, a detective-sergeant was shot and killed in Montreal, a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old were arrested and charged with the murder. In the roundup of suspects, police grabbed 150 other youths, obtained confessions to 50 other crimes.

¶ To keep youngsters under 15 off the streets, Quebec City imposed a 9 p.m. curfew, signalled with one long toot on airraid sirens (actual raids will be announced by higher-pitched wails).

The St. John, N.B. Women's Institute solemnly advised women abroad after dark to carry: 1) a hatpin, 2) pepper, 3)...

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