Religion: Railroads Unbiblical

"Have any readers of this paper so departed from the faith of the fathers as to ride upon a railway train or use the telegraph?" asks Rev. James E. Clarke, editor of the Presbyterian Advance.

In 1828, continues Mr. Clarke, the school board at Lancaster, O., refused to allow certain "liberals" to use the schoolhouse. An old document gives their reasons as follows :

You are welcome to use the schoolhouse to debate all proper questions in, but such things as railroads and telegraphs are impossibilities and rank infidelity. There is nothing in the word...

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