A Hearing on the Breckinridge Sunday Bill

A Hearing on the Breckinridge Sunday Bill.

TUESDAY, February 18, (1890) there was held a hearing by the House Committee on the District of Columbia, in the committee-room in the capitol, on the Breckinridge Sunday bill.

In favor of the bill there appeared and spoke, Rev. George Elliot, Rev. J. H. Elliott, ‘Mr. H. J. Schulteis,—Knight of Labor—Mr. Inglis, and Rev. W. F. Crafts.

Against the bill there appeared and spoke, Elder J. 0. Corliss, of Washington City, Mr. Millard F. Hobbs—District Master Workman Knights of Labor, and Alonzo T. Jones of the SENTINEL; and Prof. H. W. McKee, Secretary of the Religious Liberty Association, submitted a brief.

http://www.adventistarchives.org/docs/AmSn/AmSn1890-V05-09/index.djvu?djvuopts&page=1

Corliss’ speech impressed Jones to the extent that Jones planned to publish the whole speech in the future. In this edition, Jones reports on the event before Congress.

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