(New York: Woman's National Sabbath Alliance), . First edition. Small 8vo, unbound pamphlet, 7,  pages. A little dust-soiled; a very good copy. Item #13015
"It is said that when burglars go prowling about at night they take with them a clever boy to climb over the transoms and open the door. The Sunday newspaper is the tupenny door-opener for the larger forms of Sabbath desecration." Aside from breaking the Sabbath, the Sunday newspaper also tends to be low-class and disreputable. Much (multi-colored) ink has been spilled on tracing the development of the comic strip as a feature to reach immigrant urban populations with cheap Sunday newspapers (and the resistance of individuals like Dr. Burrell to such pursuits as vanguards of Sabbath desecration).