POLITICAL NOTES: Sunday and Sabbath

The House Committee on the District of Columbia last week held hearings on the Lankford bill, which is proposed by the Lord's Day Alliance to make Washington the model city of the country. The bill would close all stores, theatres, cinemas and baseball parks on Sundays, preventing all work not absolutely necessary, and anyone who infringed its provisions would be subject to a $500 fine and six months' imprisonment.

The advocates of the bill were reported to have been shocked when they entered the committee room and...

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