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Wessington Springs Herald (SD)
Wessington Springs Herald (SD)
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Description: School Teacher Lashed for Outrage of Three Girls

Date: August 6 1886

Newspaper published in: Wessington Springs, SD

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 5

ITEMS FROM THE SOUTH
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AT Oregon, Oldham County, Ky., a school teacher named Weston detained three of his pupils, little girls 7, 8, and 9 years of age, after the other scholars had left. When the room was cleared he locked the door and outraged the three children. He was caught, stripped naked, tied to a tree and given 100 lashes. He was then given five minutes to leave the country. The little girls are in a precarious condition.

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