Solemn high mass in St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan, formally opened the 42nd Annual Convention of the Knights of Columbus. Bishop William Turner of Buffalo keynoted with a sermon on that popular subject, Atnericanism—aiming veiled thrusts at the K. K. K. The 356 delegates arose from their knees, paraded down Fifth Ave. to the Waldorf-Astoria.

After a prima donna had carolled the National Anthem, John F. Hylan, Mayor of New York, gave the "Caseys" the freedom of the City in one of his famed welcome-speeches. Said he: "If any of...

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