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=-=.=--=-- -=- "PARROT PHRASE" Objected to by a Cardiff Resister." FRESH BATCH OF DISSIDENTS. A camber of passive resisters atipeared before the Deputy-Stipendiary (Mr Milner Jones) at Cardiff Police Court on Tnesday for non-payment of a portion of tbe poor rate. I admit the demand, bat not the liability," said the Rev. W. C. Pari v. I am asked to show al cause why I have not paid the poor rate. I know very we] I the 2s 2d TtioDevnty-Stiparidiary la,by statnta ordered to be incladed in the poor rate. Mr Parry: Tbe statute does not state the trutb. The Magistrate I have no power here to hear criticism of or arguments for an Act of Parlia- ment. Mr Parry This is my position I say I shall Dot pay this. The Magistrate That is right. Warrant. As a Protestant I refuse to pay the rate," said another objector. The Magistrate Yes. Warrant. The Rev. E. P. Jones said I ask yonr ruling on a point between me and the overseers. I am told in this paper that I bave been rated to the relief of the poor in the 9am of 18 2d. Now, the demand note I bad was 12 14* lOd. The Depaty Stipendiary That won't do that won't do; that is the form of the summons arranged by Act of Parliament, and tbe educa- tion rate is directed to be collected all part of the poor rate. Re7. E. P. Jones I don't deny that, but I am toll hero I have been rated in the sum of li 2d. Now I maintain The Deputy Stipendiary No, I cannot hear that argument; it is part of the poor rate. Rev. E. P. Jones I don't deny, but here in the King's English it tays- The Deputy-Ssipendiary; I cannot go into that. Warrant. The Rev. E. P. Jones May I ask yoc- The Depaty-Stipendiary Warrant. Another ratepayer said I object to pay for clerical robbery." Others said, I regret I can- not pay; I have a conscientions objection." I object to pay a sectarian rate." It may be legal bat it is not just to Nonconformists," &o. Mr Btddoe Rees wanted an adjournment be- cause he had only bad the summons one clear day, which he contended was not sufficient time to go into it. The amount, it appeared, wasse 2jd. The Magistrate: I think one clear day is enough to consider that. Mr Boddoe.Rees: I hold not. Besides,. I object to pay on conscientious grounds. Magistrate Warrant. A Parrot Phrase." Mr G. H. Davie4ii0claimed the right to be allowed to show cause why he shoald hot pay the rate. The Depnty Stipendiary If yon say, I have » conscientious objection," I will hear that. Mr Da vies I refuse to use » parrot phrase. I wish to make my objection in my own language. I claim the same right as a man gets who is charged with being drank. It is a serions matter that the citizens of Cardiff shoald be summoned toebow canllt and then not be Allowed to do so. Warrant," interposed the Deputy Stipen- diary. The following is a list of the objectors who ap- peared or were represented on Tuesday Rev. W. C. Parry, Mrs Hngbee Thomas, Mr Wm. Bird, Mr W. G. Howell, Mr W. T, Pryce, Mr J. Owen Jones, F.R.C.O., Rev. E. P. Jones, Rev. T. B. San I and Messrs Thomas Moore, G. H. Davies. G. D. Norman. P. G, Bird, J. W. Baker, Alfred Edwards, and Beddoe Rees. THREE MINISTERS GO TO PRISON, j At Leighton Bazzard on Tuesday the Revs, J. W. Mayb and A. Roberts (Baptists) and J. Bowles (Primitive Methodist) were committed io prison for 14 days in the second division in default of paying the education rate. ■M IL_

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