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(Per Press Association.) The Auckland Grammar School. Auckland, To-day. The Board of the Grammar School Governors carried the following resolution, moved by Judge Fenton:—“That the Board of Governors concur in the opinion of the Royal Commission on Education, that the Head Master should be a graduate of a University.” The motion, which is levelled at the present Head Master, and is considered the first step to a complete change in the school, excited a long and animated debate, and was carried by 5 to 4. Boy Thieves.

At the Police Court to-day, a large number of boys were sentenced to whipping, and one to three months’ imprisonment, for robbing orchards. His Excellency Offends our Dusky Brethren. The Herald states that the Governor gave great offence at Ohincmutu, by refusing to shake hands with a Maori woman who held out her hand to him, and by resoiving, at the last moment, to stay at an hotel owned by one tribe, when preparations had been made for his entertainment at an hotel owned by another tribe. The Governor’s Travels. Napier, To-day. His Excellency the Governor left Ohinemutu for Taupo this morning. He will arrive in Napier on Saturday evening. In Prohibited HoursWellington, To-day. At the Magistrate’s Court this morning, judgment was given in the cases against the proprietors of the Commercial and the Cricketers’ Arms hotels, for Sunday trading, a fine of L2 and costs being inflicted in each case.

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NEW ZEALAND, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 253, 27 January 1881

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NEW ZEALAND Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 253, 27 January 1881

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