Bygone News - 100 years ago and over

February 1903

Punishment in Dundee Schools

Victoria RoadIn the course of some discussion at a meeting of Dundee Trades Council on Wednesday night bearing upon alleged harsh treatment of a child in one of the public schools of the city, a member stated that he knew of a case in which a child for some offences was made to stand five minutes with its hands up and its tongue out about two inches. Read more......

January 1903

A Warning to Mischievous Youths

Weigh HouseMr K, Mill Worker, Dallfield Walk, appeared before the Magistrate at Dundee on Wednesday on a charge of having thrown stones or other missiles while in Stannergate Road. Chief Constable Dewar said he had received numerous complaints from the Railway Companies of damage occasioned to trains while passing this district. Read more......