Religion: Watches

A month after the Methodist month of religious carnival at Springfield, Mass., the Executive Committee of the Methodist Board of Foreign Missions assembled in Manhattan to fight the grim reality of a deficit. The Board was $2,225,000 in debt. The proposal to reduce its missionary work by 25% was promptly rejected. What to do? Up stood Dr. L. O. Hartman, Editor of the onetime Zion's Herald. He proposed that every member of the Board should give his gold watch to the cause. Luther B. Wilson, famed Bishop, at once saw the point....

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