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I', appears that tho Indefatigable membeta of tho Dunedln Bweatlog Committee have failed to dlreot theie attention to odo branoh of oooopatlon where the iniqaltons system has long «nled rampant. 'in the oarront namber of the • Otago filgh Sohool M«g»zlne'-*a bright and ore dlt able prodnotlon, bat with too maoh football In it—we find the following :— •• Oor apeolal reporter Interviewed some of the boys of theOtugo High Sohool to get their opinions of the sweating system at present carried on at the Bohoo 1 ," The - vldenoe of one victim la worth qaotlng : — D. M'N— — .b depoßcd that he was given too many lesions. He spent hit time thus :. Aa roon a« ever sohool was oat he hied himself homeward', arriving there it 4.30. He Immediately started hli German ox., and fiulshed It somewhere about 9.30 p.m. Although he took five honra at that ex. (no time for tei), he Invariably did It all wrong. Allowed himself five minutes to get all the German olean oat of his head before applying him* self to the problem paper, whloh he finished at 11,65 p.m. Allowed himself ten minu'e?, as his node— he always blew a good ten minutes, as he oonld not atop In bis English eierolae. Finished the Eoglinh ezeroise at 415 a.m. " Looked over" his English grammar, history, geography, French acoldenoe, Ffenoh verbs, German verb*, G jrman aooldenoo* Kaolld (B.ok 1,, P.ops. 1-48). latin translation and chemistry till 4.20 a.m. (a goo 1 'record f>r five minutes). Next gare himse-f focty-five minutes to get all the above ':nt of hie bead. At 5.5 a m., bed! At 56, asleep 1 A 57, snorlap; I A< 97» snoring Rtlll ! At 9.8, awake 1 At 9.9, drasapd I At 9.10, breaftfaat 1 At 9.11, oS 1 Till 9 45, on tho way to sohool 1 At 9.46 school 1 At 9 47, " This is the seventh time yon have been late. M'N— b" At 9.48, O-a-r-r-d 111

" O-a-r-r-d " being a detention oatd. We, « Evening Herald," ootnmend the above to the Rev. Mr Waddell. Doubtless another poblio meeting will ba oalled, and if Mr Waddell ia bold enough to mention the Rector by nama aa the head aod front of the offending, we herewith undertake to publish his words in fall, and take the risk of a libel action.

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SWEATING!, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2170, 11 July 1889

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SWEATING! Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2170, 11 July 1889