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JUVENILE CRIME

(PBB FBIIS ABBOOIATIOH.) Timabu, June 8. Two boys, 9 and 11 years ol age, were to-day oonvlotad of honsebreaking. Daring Thursday morning they somehow unlatched tho window of a bacbe'or's ■ house and getting m stole 15a m money, ■ a gold pin, ring, and pendant, a pipe and knife. The older gave the younger 6« as his share, and took the rest of the cash and tiie articles. He tried to sell the pin to % pawnbroker, and traded the ring, knife, and pendant to another boy for a shanghai. The father, who is a widoweT, admitted that he was unable to control the eider boy. The younger was dismiss ad and the elder sent to Burnham. In another case a boy of nine and a girl of eleven, the children of a widow, were charged with pilfering firewood at night. They were dismissed, but the *R.M, leotured the mother who stoutly denied sending them out to get anything .

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JUVENILE CRIME, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 8 June 1889

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JUVENILE CRIME Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2146, 8 June 1889

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