National Affairs: Voices

From the West and the East and lands beyond the sea, lofty ideas traveled to Buffalo; became, for a space, articulate; lent zest to resolutions; departed.

There was the voice of Dr. William P. Merrill, peacemaker, of Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, the passionately indignant, of Prof. James T. Shotwell, economico-encyclopaedic, of Kirby Page, phrasemaker, of Justice John H. Clarke, venerable apostle, of Stephen Wise, the organ-toned, of an hysterical Mexican, of distinguished editors and ex-editors. Their theme was Peace. Their meeting-ground was enclosed with ample...

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