The National Presbyterian Conference at Cleveland expressed complete confidence in the officials of the various church boards. Some of these officials—notably the secretaries of the Board of Foreign Missions— had been attacked on the grounds that they were permitting unorthodox Presbyterians to serve as missionaries.
To offset this criticism the Foreign Mission Board issued a statement (TIME, Dec. 3) to the effect that its missionaries were, so far as ascertainable, orthodox.
The Conference also:
1) Endorsed the Prohibition laws.
2) Set $15,000,000 as the amount to be collected during the next...