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UNITED KINGDOM
School CP - December 1900



Corpun file 24614 at www.corpun.com

Daily Mail, London, 13 December 1900, p.6

The law and the cane.


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For caning a boy at Garrett-lane Board School, Wandsworth, E. Vincent, an assistant master, was summoned yesterday at the South-Western Police-court.

The boy, Richard Butler, said he was thrown over a form and caned.

"The master told you to hold out your hand: and you refused, eh? asked the School Board's counsel.

Butler admitted this was so.

"Then he caned you somewhere else?" suggested counsel, receiving affirmative answer.

Butler's father said there were marks on the boy's back.

"There usually are marks after a caning," the magistrate observed.

The schoolmaster said the boy made a disturbance in the class.

In dismissing the summons the magistrate said no school could be carried on unless the authority of the master was upheld.

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