1888 Blizzard South Dakota / Known as the Schoolhouse Blizzard - Tom Malmay

Tom_Malmay Member Photo

Clipped by Tom_Malmay

1888 Blizzard South Dakota / Known as the Schoolhouse Blizzard - Tom Malmay - 3d THE SUNSHINE! The Glorious Sunshine...
3d THE SUNSHINE! The Glorious Sunshine Throughout This Blessed Dakota Wint-r Day--Thanks! SJT011M ST01UES. Thirty-One School Children Iti-port- ed Lost In Turner County--Boa Honline SniH-ring. OTHER LOSSES. Biff Losses of Cattle In Sanhorn Hand Counties--Other Interest- ing Items. WHOLE SCHOOL DEAD. Sad Story of the Loss of Teacher And I'uitils, Near Warner. Con finned. BI({ PAY. E:ran, From the Manitoba. fJi'ts SvJO.OOO Job--Honors to Com- mander Itea. n t Co., Id street. .tc., M . , special ulten- markets. Dakota Thirty-One School children. CANTON, Jan. 17.--Special to tho .Sioux City Journal: Tho death of Edwin Kylling, a farm boy of 17 years, is just reported from twelve miles south of Canton. He was bay and could not roach Lomo. It is reported that thirty ono school children are missing in Turner ty. Three children of Mr. Heins, northwest of Lennox, perished while going homo from school. The lady teacher argued and pleaded with scholars not to leavo tho school and liually locked tho doors, but were too many for her and hud own way. Ono scholar aged 17, among tho lost. Heins is nearly crazy and wanted to kill tho mistress, but tho explanation of the, balance of the scholars exonerated lady. This makes seven children in tbo vicinity of Lennox. THE WHOLE FLOCK FROZEN. Tin Lo«s of Teacher and Sixteen ilren Confirmed. HirK ABERDEEN NEWS, Jan. 18.--After publication in the News of morning of tho report that a and sixteen scholars had been lost and frozen in Thursday's storm in 12'2-GG, in tho absence of any tion confirming it, there was a glimmer of hope that it was but, fate seoins to have decreed wise. Yesterday several parties up from Warner, each of whom ed that word had been received Warner about 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, that tho party who gone in search of tho lost had th«; bodies of tho teacher and six th-jchildren, all frozen dead. Lat»T reports from there aio to tho that the bodies of nine of the had been found. V It is impossible learn the names of the children mi't such a fate, and even the of the teacher can not be learned. In fact, none of the details can learned. The school house from vhich the lost wandered is said bnrteen miles west and ono north of Warner, and the first west of Snake creek in Edmunds county.

Clipped from
  1. The Daily Plainsman,
  2. 18 Jan 1888, Wed,
  3. Page 1

Tom_Malmay Member Photo
  • 1888 Blizzard South Dakota / Known as the Schoolhouse Blizzard - Tom Malmay

    Tom_Malmay – 24 Aug 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in