His Worship the Mayor
of the Board of Control
beg to submit the Report of the City Prison for Month Ending
December 31st A.D. 1917 as follows.
were 10 male and three female prisoners in custody December
male prisoners were admitted up to Thursday the 6th of
December, the day in which the City Prison was wrecked by
the recent Explosion. I would report some of the prisoners
were sent to the County Jail, some remained to finish their
terms and four males escaped. I would also report
progress in temporary repair work at the prison. And the
prison now ready for the return of prisoners.
would also report loss of Farm produce, as a result of the
explosion. Farm implements has (sic) suffered
would also report Glass on Cupola roof of Main Building
damaged, also roof and North Wall of East Wing, roof of
Barns, sheds, Cook House roof and walls.
the windows were practically blown out. The wooden
fence surrounding prison is completely
destroyed. The roof of west wing has been temporary
(sic) repaired, which is the only habitable place at
glad to report the plumbing and heating system is