The Picket Line — 19 June 2012

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TROUBLE WITH SWAZIS. PAYMENT OF HUT TAX REFUSED. London, June 19.

20 June 1903, The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), page 8

Trouble With Swazis. Payment of Hut Tax Refused. London , June 19. The Standard learns that a body of South African constabulary, with two Maxims, has been dispatched to the border of Swaziland, owing to difficulties which have been experienced in collecting the native hut tax. It is hoped that the trouble will not prove serious. Correspondents report that Dinizulu , the famous Zulu chieftain, is advising the Zulus in the Transvaal to avoid the payment of the increased hut tax.…

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PASSIVE RESISTANCE. A DUCHESS IN ANGER. LONDON, June 19.

21 June 1912, The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), page 8

Passive Resistance. A Duchess in Anger. London , June 19 . The Duchess of Somerset , in a letter to the press, writes that since the “infamous Insurance Act does not touch the fringe of poverty in England,” she intends to passively resist payment of the servant tax. Her Ladyship urges employers not to submit, adding that the whole country cannot be fined and imprisoned.…