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The Auckland correspondent of the " Otffgo Daily Times," writes as follows : —The benoh is in despair what to do with our larrikins. Some pupils in Wellesley Btree 4 ; ifcet Pablio Bobool got into the building oa SaturJay aftarnoon by the wlndowa, cleaned out the fl ; l of the head teachar (iVIr Worthlngton), smoked his olgars, used one of the schoolrooms as a lavatory, etc., then took the Works of a olock, value £6, and planted them in a hoU In the allotment. They spent most of the money in meat pies and toys, and divldsd tha balance, having a real good time of it. Sunday afternoon they re« turtod to the sohool, took a book, i» oo»t," ruome Bohool requlaltea, aod then, jr(fa'Tiß by their conduct, accepted in all Vcifogi; ness the resent ntteraaoesof the oh& ifem of the Board of Bduoation respeoung Suaday observance and the rules of 'avra tennis and orlcket on Sunday, for they took the crioketing msterial out of the school and went out to a place adj -bant to the building, the bowling green, where they bad a quiet game 61 Sunday orloket. returning the bas and stumps te the aohoolin the eveniag, but retaining the other property The ages of the parly ranged from four to eight years. They have' been taken Into custody by the police, barrlag the four-year-old, and released on a bond of £10 by their parents to oome and report ai the Polloa Court to.moirow. .

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2003, 3 December 1888

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AUCKLAND LARRIKINS Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2003, 3 December 1888