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1 correction by Moorlock - Show corrections

TERRITORY TAXATION. The Resistance Campaign. Darwin. Sept. 1. In the Darwin Local Court. to-day, before a Special Magistrate (Mr. Play- ford) five people were charged with re- fusing to pay their income tax. Four of the cases were adjourned at the re- quest of the Taxation Commissioner's solicitor, who was up country. The Magistrate granted an adjournment without hearing the defendants. In the remaining case the defendant received the maximum penalty of forty days' im- prisonment. The total number of resi- dents imprisoned for refusal to pay in- come tax is now twenty of whom seven are in prison. The ex-Mayor (Mr. Toupin) and Mr. Bakling, who was ap- pointed by the Government to the Nor- thern Territory Food Prices Board, were released this morning.

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