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THE CHURCH MILITANT.

The Yen Arotadeaooa Jalius, tbe pnpuhr Oharoh of EngUnd o'erevman, of B*)Ur*t, has, like Napoleon thu Third, been filling tbe role of a Bpeoial oonßtable. On » reoent Saturday night a resident of Dana street, named William Frank Powell, assaulted his sister-in-law, who is a ortppb, by throwing her off a obalr against a fender and catting her forehead Dr. Gordon was first summoned to attend to the physical requirements of the patient, and subsequently Arohdjjaoon Jullua was sent for to afford tbe sufferer spiritual oonsolation. This done, the Arobdeaoon made encnlrles regarding the assault, and en a prima fade oase being apparently made our, the Archdeacon went m searoh of tbe alleged womanbeater, and on dfsooveilag his whereabout*, he arrested and unrobed him off to tbe city lookup. The look-op keeper, *h ) describes " the grip" of the veuerable gentleman »a something more than official an far as security of hold Is conoerned, was much surprised when the popular preacher appeared m tbe police camp with his prisoner, against whom he had signed the charge, Arohdeaoon Julius Is an earnest dispenser ot spiritual ootnforta, and, wken necessity requires It, he can, by virtue of early (raining with the gloves, deal out bard koooka to erring member! of Christianity. The prisoner, who ) brought before the Polios Court on remand, was discharged, as no one appeared to proaeoqte. The "Age" has published a leading article on the oase, asserting that the Arobdeaoon had no rlojht to take upon himself the role of speoal oonstabie.

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THE CHURCH MILITANT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2116, 23 April 1889

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THE CHURCH MILITANT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2116, 23 April 1889

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