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THE GENERAL ELECTION AND BIBLE IN SCHOOLS.

A great number of Ministers of te iigion have signed n declaration tha: tbey will not vite for any Parliament n>y candidate who would deny the j et-ple the right of deciding for them selves the question submitted by the Bible in State Schools League. They invite all members of the League to follow their example.

Amongst tbe names are those of tbe Anglican Bishops; and of the Rev S. J. Serpeli, President of the Methodist Conference; the Rev 0. H. Laws, Secretary of the Methodist conference; tbe Rev. C. H. Garland, Principal of the Methodist Theological College, Pastor H. M. Ries, President of the Lutheran Synod; the Revs Dr Gibb, George Bond, W. Gray Dixton ; G S. Cook; N. Christensen Lutheran Church; (the Church of God); W. A. Keasy, A. E. Hodge, George Heighway,"and W. M. Grant (Congregation al Church) nnd many others

The Chief Secretary and the officer? of the Salvation Array have signed an annpfll expressing their earnest desire the people may have the opportunity of dtoiciing tdb question for themselves in accordance witb the proposal made by the Salvation Array through tbe Bible in Schools League. Amongst the signatures are those of Leiutenunt Oolonel Aibarfc C. Powley. Chief Secretary and Brigadier Vince. The signatures of ministers of re' ligion and of officers or the Salvation Army total nearly five hundred.

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THE GENERAL ELECTION AND BIBLE IN SCHOOLS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3459, 8 December 1914

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THE GENERAL ELECTION AND BIBLE IN SCHOOLS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3459, 8 December 1914

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