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ANOTHER SUSPENSION

GREY'S MEMBER THIS TIME. ECHO OF THE HUNTLY DISASTER. [Fnoii Oub Parliamentary Reporter.] WELLINGTON, November 5. For the second time this week a member of the New Zealand Parliament has been suspended for refusing to accede to the Speaker's request for the withdrawal of certain offensive words. A couple of days ago the member brought to book was Mr John Payne, who represents Grey Lynn. This morning's incident occurred during discussion on the Appropriation Bill, which marks . the close of a session. Speaking in reference to the Huntly mining disaster, the member for Grey declared that if justice were done the Prime Minister would be first called upon to stand his trial. The Speaker (Hon. F. W. Lang), called on Mr Webb to withdraw the words. The member for Grey refused to comply with the demand for withdrawal, and was suspended for the remainder of the sitting.

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ANOTHER SUSPENSION, Evening Star, Issue 15642, 5 November 1914

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ANOTHER SUSPENSION Evening Star, Issue 15642, 5 November 1914

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