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In view o£ the failure of our legislators to courageously handle the overwhelming demaud by the people for a Referendum on tbe Bible in Schools qne&tion, the advocates of that m-asure are determinedly tackling tbe situation in the eonstituenies. The views of every Parliamentary, candidate on this important eubjecb are known to the League, and every effort is apparently being made to ensure that the organised supporters of the referendum will have an opportunity of clearly indicating at the qallot box their opinions on tha can; didafcsg. If there is no candidate who i 3 willing to pledge himself to the referedum, the adherents of the League in that electorate will be ad vised to abstain from voting Re I ferences to future action mide en Sun day by the I3i3hop.of Wellington. Dr. Sprott; the Rev Dr. Gibb; and the Rev. W. Fancourt and others, all of whom advocated this course during tbe coming general chorions exhort;, ing the believers in the Bibie for the children to place the question on this occcasion above and beyond mere party considerations It bad been decided to observe the first Sunday in December as a Bible in Schools League Sunday,


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BIBLE IN STATE SCHOOLS LEAGUE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3453, 17 November 1914

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BIBLE IN STATE SCHOOLS LEAGUE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3453, 17 November 1914

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