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I FAT HEADED FOOLS." NONCONFORMISTS & DISESTABLISH- MENT PETITION Scenes of uproar, accompanied by pun- gently-uncomplimenta,iy remarks, were the features of a, mooting on Tuesday of the Abergele and Prestatyn (North Wales) District Council. The trouble arOEe, over a reference said to have been made by Mr Morris, tha chairman, in regard to the petition by Nonconformists against the Welsh Church Disestablishment Bill. A paragraph ap- peared in a local newspaper to the effect that, having been asked for his views on the Church petition to be signed by Non- conformists against the Disestablishment Bill, Mr Morris replied "That petition is the invention of the Devil, blessed by the Bishop of St. Asaph, and believed in by fat-headed fools." During the proceedings of the council Captain Hannah, said that had that re- mark been made by the chairman in his private capacity no one would have taken notice. A scene of uproar followed. The mem- bers became excited and took sides. The chairman thumped the table and said that if they were going to have a fight he would fight to the end. Captain Hannah I left this place as a youngster of 14 about 47 years ago, and I managed to keep my end of the stick fairly well, and here I come and have a man who has never been 10 miles from home calling me a fat-headed fool. (Up- roar) Mr Perkins Do you call the Noncon- formists who signed the ptffltion fat- headed fools ? The Chairman.: I do emphatically. Subsequently the chairman's statement that he had not used the words in his official capacity was accepted. —

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