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(From our Own Correspondent ,) A, scene of rather an anti'-Ohristian-like nature took place at the schoolroom at Wakanui ou Sunday last. Shortly before the appointed time for divine service, Messrs. Earle, Brown, and Kilgour took charge of the school, locking themselves inside the building for the purpose of keeping out the people who came to worship. There, was a good attendance, as there generally is, but there was no way of gaining access to the rooms. The (lay being fine, however, it Yfas reso|vqd to lipid wof ship flujisjde,, and pcpordingly the people gathered in a corner of a paddock, kindly lent by Mr. Edwin Thomas. The protectors of the building kept charge until after the service was over, when they locked the door and took the keys with them. These they did not return, so that when the children assembled on Monday morning there was no entrance other than through the window. This the master objected to do, thinking that possibly he might be had up with other culprits for trespass, so the children had to return home.

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WAKANUI SCHOOL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 152, 14 September 1880

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WAKANUI SCHOOL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 152, 14 September 1880

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