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HEADMASTER BUSY.

BREAKS PUPILS' STRIKE.

LONDON, March 6

Hundreds of scholars in Warwick-

shire struck in protest against the decision of the authorities to enforce attendance after the children had passed their 13th birthday. i | The pupils paraded through the| streets carrying flags, and damaged the school buildings. Tho police dispersed them several times. The children of a Scottish school also caused trouble. They demanded a shorter school day, a half-holiday, and no caning. When they returned o^ch WSs given four strokes, the head- ■ -faster being busy for half an hour.

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HEADMASTER BUSY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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HEADMASTER BUSY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8813, 9 March 1914

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