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A Schoolboy's Revenge.

EXTRAORDINARY ATTEMPT TO DYNAMITE A SCHOOL. .

Dunedin, July 11

At a public school in the Western Districts between Invercargill and Orepnki, a schoolboy, desiring to take vengeance on the headmaster and do away with, the Bchoolhouso, decided to blow them up with dynamite. By Borne means he procured some dynamite and a fuse, and placed the explosive under the building, intending to light the fuse when the school was in. Before circying out his nefarious plan, however, he confided to a school chum his intention, and showed him the dynamite, advising him not to enter the room. When the bell rang, the second boy confided the news to a schoolmate who, in turn, imparted it x to others. On ringing the bell to assemble the scholars, the master was surprised to notice only a few children at the door of the aohool. A small boy informed the master of the plot, and took him to that part of the building where the dynamite had been placed. On examination two full plugs of dynamite with a fuse attached, were discovered. The matter is to be investigated,

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A Schoolboy's Revenge., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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A Schoolboy's Revenge. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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