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“THE BLACK TRIANGLE”

Some of the deeds of the “ Black Hand ” gang foil into insignificance contrasted with the bloodthirsty intent of a Napier contemporary band (says the ‘ Daily Telegraph ’). The Napier Boy Scouts have a meetinghouse at Napier South, and to this place they hie themselves on certain nights or the week. They had been pestered by numerous small boys of tho interfering and mischievous age, and feeling grew to a high pitch between tho two sections. Then tho blow came. At tho beginning of the week the Scouts found a note in a prominent part of their bouse: “ You bad better look out for yourselves Tuesday night.” Underneath was a black triangle, and alongside was signed “Tho Black Triangle." The Scouts defended themselves Tuesday night, but when the nest day a further uoto was found threatening them, and again signed “The Black Triangle,” they sought police protection. The sight witnessed by a burly member of the law from an ambush Iq a handy whare on Tuesday night was'an amusing one. Shortly after dusk the Scouts assembled. Then there was a spell, but not for long. Through the dim moonlight tjie policeman perceived the gang, tho leader at their head. There were about 13 small boys, all armed with heavy waddles, who formed “ The Black Triangle," and they were evidently looking for fight. Up they crept stealthily, and were just about to make the assault when out popped tho policeman. Ho grabbed one of the leaders, and after scaling three backyard fences secured a second.' The remainder escaped. The nest that will be heard of “ The Black Triangle ” will be when the desperados are haled before the Magistrate,

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“THE BLACK TRIANGLE”, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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“THE BLACK TRIANGLE” Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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