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November 26 Toronto Edward Knight […]




November 26 Toronto Edward Knight, operator of Le Trique Club, 14 Breadalbane Street, was sentenced to one year in prison for conspiring to burn down a rival gay club, the August Club, above the Parkside Tavern. A fire at the August Club in February 1970 had caused $15,000 damage.

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Parkside TavernAugust ClubLe Trique ClubToronto

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Edward Knight

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"Club Owner Jailed for Plotting Arson," Globe and Mail, metro ed., 27 November 1970, p. 5.