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The Cleric?! Union of the Episcopal
diocese passed resolutions protesting
indignantly against "vulgarity, ir
reverence, sacrilege and profanity in
the sacred name of religion."
But Sunday keeps right on draw
ing larger and larger crowds, collect
ing more and more money, and con
verting greater numbers of men, wo
men and children.
"If there is no hell to save men
from, I will quit preaching."
"I believe the Bible to be the word
of God from cover to cover."
"If I had $1,000,000 to. give away
tomorrow, I'd give a dollar to edu
cation and $999,999 to orthodox
"The devil talks from the pulpit of
an orthodox preacher."
"The society woman who has no
religion has a bigger drag with the
devil than the girl who is selling her
virtue in the redlfght district."
"The dance is simply a hugging
match set to music."
"Cards and the dance are greater
enemies of the church than the sa
"Some people say the "world is
growing, better and better; the Bible
says the world is growing worse and
"People are going to hell so fast
you can't see them for the dust."
PARIS PURVEYORS OF PROVENDER PROVE ITS
PURITY IN YOUR PRESENCE
Paris. "Waiter! Call the scien
tist!" This is the phrase that now
pops out in Paris restaurants. And
the scientists, because of the increas
ed demand for them, are pulling in
big fees, rejoicing.
It has come about with the estab-
"Does Miss De Gabb resemble her
mother?" "Not so much at first
sight; but when she begins to talk,
there's a speaking likeness." Judge.
"Your town boasts a band, does it
not?" "Not exactly. " We've got. a
lishment of municipal pure food lab
oratories. Today when the waiter
brings a beefsteak which upon trial
one suspects of equine origin, he
merely orders up the municipal scien
tist from his laboratory annexed to
the restaurant, and demands a pure
food analysis right on the spot.
band, but we don't boast of it. We
just endure it." Top-Notch.
The largest double-runner sled in
the United States-carries loads of S8
adults or 100 children down the hilfg
of Farmjngton, N. H.