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The Kansas City Star
The Kansas City Star
Contributed by Gigimo

Description: Beat Their Teacher To Death.

Date: January 21 1898

Newspaper published in: Kansas City, MO

Anna, Ill., Jan. 21.--John MCGOWAN, who taught school in Alexander county, whipped Henry and Scott JORDAN for disobedience. The brothers waylaid the teacher on his way to church and beat him so that he died this morning. They are in jail at Jonesboro, and an attempt at lynching is feared.

Submitted: 09/18/07

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