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re wrestling with the question as to hether to open the great show on Sun- ay. The American Sabbath school nion was before the commissioners and eaded that the day of opening be hanged.The leading spirit infavorof the lange is Col. Elliott F. Shepherd, of the ew York .WnH miti h'j-pirss. Many dif- erent aspects of the question were preented: The Sabbath, the bulwark of ur civilisation; the patriotic point of ew, quoting from Grant, Washington, incoin and McUlellan, showing how reat soldiers and statesmen regarded undayi the moral phase of the cjuestion as argued at length by President Patin, of Princeton university; and a peti- on containing 10,000 names of members the W. C. T. U. was also used as an ar- utnent. It must be admitted that the argument nearly all oil the side of the petition- r> who desire the change of date. Stin- ay U a day righteously observed ID merica.and icfty the World's fair should opened on Sunday, we have yet to

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 05 Sep 1891, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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