Religion: To Whom Honor is Due

The 27th anniversary of the founding of the Volunteers of America was celebrated in a meeting which packed the Metropolitan Opera House, Manhattan, and brought in thousands of testimonials from friends of the organization. (The Volunteers are led by General and Mrs. Ballington Booth, and are not to be confused with the Salvation Army, started in 1865 in London by General William Booth.)

Former Ambassador John W. Davis presided at the meeting, and declared that the most real tribute to the services of the Volunteers came from the unknown men and women who could...

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