A STICKLER FOR PRINCIPLE
Th,* following ha? been sem by a sub-.-cr;!)?r to the New Zealand •Tablet' as a copy of a tetter writter be Canon liarland m gamsing eecretary of the, Bible in State. Schools League. The c i respondent
as-mire the 'Tablet' that he lias the oiigina! in his jioseoission. A copy of a similar document lias been printed in one cf the 'Wellington papers, the candidate seicci, d in that particular ease for commendation by the league being Mr 1!. A, Wiight. Government, candidate foi Wciiiii.-tun Suburbs : November 25. 1914. Mv d<ar comrade, —Some time ago 1 had the saTci'action of receiving your " Earnest card, in which yon premised to pltn e Bible in schools before any pi.lit iral n:n!y issue. The lime has mov anived to give effect to your ; lodge v ith Mr David Jones, win) i<- standing as candidate for Haitipoi. 1 am quit-rcli.-linl that !m will support the Bd.i
introduced by Mr Allen, and which has passed its find leading, providing tor t!i-‘ referendum fr which we a.-k. i wan* vou ia,w lo do all you ran, r-'gsidlws of publics, to help Air-loues'.s r ; |i; ;i, ami ope oi our stalwarts m
i-cn floor rank seek to influence all you can to put a principle of righteous-m-.w. hr fore any mere, political i|liesi’on. Do not be content with intending ~, record cur own vote, lint inffuer.ro ns mui:v as vou p'lt'.-dffy (.an tn th** •;nme way. Par'ieularly will you watch t v,snp'v>rter.-. "f ours who are not vet .-n tiv* electora' rod. and lake step* to .ret them put upon the red at once. It nun ' t-> you to join one ot Alt' .bnies's c,-.min'di ere. but you will dreMe that, for vonrs If. I should hia; frein vou about what has been done.
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A STICKLER FOR PRINCIPLE, Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914