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A "TWO-UP" SCHOOL.

•■:. WHAKATANE, May 5. ■ ■ A raid on an alleged "two-up school at tlic freezing works across the Whakatane river was made by Detective J. Oooney, Constables T. J. Cum-, mings, R. H. Greenslade, and Keepa, yesterday. Operations began on the eastern side of the men's quarters or barracks. Two of the raiding party debouched at each end of the barracks, but a stampede had already commenced. Three men ran headlong into Cumings, and the "others scattered across Hue barbwire fencing through the standing maize into the swamp and elsewhere, where they remained in hiding. The gathering was estimated at about 50 persons, and included Maoris. It is understood that the police took several names, and also secured the money abandoned.

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A "TWO-UP" SCHOOL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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A "TWO-UP" SCHOOL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919

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