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THE friends of the cause who responded to our suggestion for prayers for tract work, and in petitioning the Postmaster General and the members of Congress, will be pleased to learn that one of the objectionable rulings of the P.O. Dep’t. has been suspended for sixty days from March 19, meantime expecting some new laws from Congress. This lets the Old Theology Tracts go out at “pound rates” for the period mentioned. All who need tracts, especially friends at a distance, should order before the expiration of the period named. State particularly what quantities you can use judiciously. The DAWNS are still under embargo. Continue your prayers with ours for such privileges as the Lord may be pleased to grant.
Two of our readers seemed to misunderstand the phraseology of the cards which we suggested should be sent to Congressmen. They got the impression that we were asking legislation specially favorable to religious literature, and feared that this would be asking the state to support the church. They were mistaken. The Act of Congress of July 16, ’94, extends special privileges to Benevolent Societies, Literary Societies and Lodges, of one thousand members or more. The framers of the law no doubt thought that the word literary would include religious literature, which should out-rank all other literature. But since the P.O. Dep’t. does not so interpret the law, our request of Congress is that they specify religious literature, and thus put it on the same footing with lodge literature. This is not asking a special favor for religion, but simple equality and justice. We assume that the American people are not willing to put religion at a disadvantage. Such of the friends as have had favorable responses from Congressmen might, if they please, reply to them, and call special attention to the lack of explicitness in the Act of July 16, ’94, and request that it be amended to specify religious literature. There is still time for more petitions from those who have not yet sent them in.
— April 1, 1896 —