Hanged her Child

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Hanged Her Child.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 4.-Miss Roxie Elliot, a negro school teacher. gave birth to an illegitimate child a few days ago, and in her effort to hide her shame she carried the babe to a dense thicket, where she tied a rope around its neck and hanged it to a tree. The child was discovered by hunters, and the coroner’s investigation brought out the facts. The mother is under arrest.