John's, fishermen and sealers versus merchants, pro- versus anti-conscription
forces, to which could be added the activities of the Orange Order, the Methodist Conference, and the Roman Catholic Church.
John Curtin and Ben Chifley, who came of Irish Catholic descent and had taken a prominent part in the anti-conscription
movement in the First World War, when as prime minister they spoke of Australia's role in the world did so in the same terms.
57) In Hughes' absence, anti-conscription leagues had sprung up and, instructively, by June the largest state Labor conferences declared against conscription.
As anti-conscription MP David Watkins remarked to an interstate conference convened to expel Labor's apostates during December 1916, 'personally he was an absolute anti-conscriptionist, but he had never seen it demonstrated that to advocate conscription was against the platform'.
In an attempt to be even-handed Culcairn Council, on the motion of Harry Paech and John Wenke, permitted anti-conscription league meetings in Culcairn and Walbundrie.
John Wenke and Paech had both been active in the anti-conscription campaign, even though they were Justices of the Peace and elected members of Culcairn Shire Council.
When Max Plowman, a Lieutenant in the West Yorkshire Regiment who had been blown up by a shell and severely concussed, sent home and, in the course of twelve months found to be unfit by seven successive medical boards, tried to resign his commission and refused posting to another base in Britain, Childs urged that he should be treated as 'mentally deficient', explaining 'This would largely, in my opinion, discount the capital which the various anti-conscription
papers will make out of the case .
In Kitchener, an anti-conscription
crowd heckled Borden for the first time in his long political career.
As for the draft, the Anti-Conscription
Manifesto of 1926--signed by Annie Besant, Albert Einstein, Mohandas Gandhi, Bertrand Russell, Rabindranath Tagore, and H.
1988 Hawks and Doves: The Pro- and Anti-Conscription
Press in South Africa.
Radio Eireann had given the German broadcasters all the ammunition they needed by broadcasting an anti-conscription
statement from the Catholic Primate of All Ireland.
It will reveal the key role played by the town during the four years of conflict: receiving refugees and wounded soldiers, recruiting volunteers, fund-raising as well as anti-conscription
She was the daughter of Dick O'Halloran who ran as an anti-conscription
ALP candidate in the 1917 NSW state election.
To look at the gold-lettered anti-conscription
memorial painted on the foyer walls of the Melbourne Trades' Hall Building, one would not think it pays homage to the Australian labour movement's proudest tradition:
There were nightly anti-conscription
parades in Montreal and other Quebec cities and these often ended in clashes with the police.