Maoriland Worker , 7 June 1916, Page 2
HOLDS CROWDED MEETING. At the meeting of the Wellinjjto- Ahti-Coiiseriptibn League, .held 'jin" the Trades-Hall on Sunday;-• there t crowded attendance, and a largj?. hum. b?r~ of- new-members-joined; i.A■ still larger number gave in their natii.. hi the Alexandra ,liall at night). The' fol* iowinjr. pled*e was adopted: "I a member of (he Anti-Conscription League, fully conscious .of the at tempt that may be made to impose conscription, on this country, recognising that such a system must destroy -the sanctity of human life, and hinder th* social and industrial emancipation of ,tho -workers, though realising' t_t» grave consequences that may, follow my opposition, hereby solemnly and si ucerely affirm my intention to resist conscription, whatever the penalties may be." I yiiiiM i_.