Religion: Divorced Deacon

Rev. W. S. Crandall, of the Boulevard M. E. Church, Binghamton, N. Y., preached a sermon on divorce. Immediately thereafter he discovered that nearly half of his choir of 30 had been divorced.

Most of the choir went on strike. The preacher expressed his regrets. Most returned. But Choir Leader Ray Hartley, divorced, who had married a divorcee, and Deacon Fred Woodburn, three times divorced, and four times married, have not returned to the church and may never return.

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