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■ 1 LAD SEVERELY BEATEN. , . { [ ■ $&£ ..j : (By Telegraph.—Own Correspondept) WAIHI, this dljy. . At the Police Court two 'boys.Leppsr .; 7 and Harkine, were charged with assault-;. , ing a boy named Meiklejohn, aged »•" t Sergeant McKinnon states accused fprced -~-- t the boy into the ti-tree by producing » 5 knife and threatening to rip him "pen, ; and then cut a stick and administered a " t severe beating, causing weals on tns ; - body. The boy was rescued by his sis- ._ f ter. The Magistrate said accused had y 'been guilty of a gross and brutal as------e sault. He was sorry he could not order - t a whipping. The parents agreed to <*»»■■.; i tise the boys in the presence -ol ine ? , s sergeant, and the case was accordingly ■ adjourned for a fortnight.

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BOYS' BRUTALITY., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 93, 20 April 1909

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BOYS' BRUTALITY. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 93, 20 April 1909

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