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The Bible in Schools.

THE PROPOSED PLEBISCITE.

United Press Association—By Eleotrio Telegraph—Copyright. Wellington, July 11

Bishop Wallis, in hie opening address to the Synod, said that the following was the text of the proposition to be submitted as a plebiscite on the Bible in schools question : —

" Are you in favour of the proposal that the State schools shall be opened daily with the Lord's Prayer, and that in these schools Bible lessons shall be taught to the children during schedl hours, subject to a conscience clause for teachers and scholars.

This was the only question that would be put, for, warned by the result of the referendum in Victoria, they were determined that if a plebiscite were granted foe this colony, there should be no ambiguity about its significance,

!-- - Westpobt, July 11 The Weafcporfc School Committtje has decided to permit Bible classes in the schools under tha .Nelson system, as asked for by the Ministers' Association.

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The Bible in Schools., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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The Bible in Schools. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6619, 12 July 1905

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