Some Speeches

For the 28th time, the Men's Bible Class of the Park Avenue (Manhattan) Baptist Church met to consume their annual dinner. Speeches were made.

¶ Banker Alvin W. Krech, of the Equitable Trust Company, spoke on Business — and Peace, for the diners sat in the International House of Columbia University.*

¶General Charles P. Summerall spoke on Christianity and the Army. Said he: "War appeals to the spiritual nature in man."

¶After-dinner Speaker Job E. Hedges spoke on a number of things, including hypocrisy, with which he taunted the American people....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!