Religion: On Earth, Peace

In the Masonic temple at Seattle, 2,000 Baptists assembled for the 19th annual session of the Northern Baptist Church Convention. They gazed up over the platform where were emblazoned the words of the Convention motto: "On Earth, Peace."

The keynote address was given by the Rev. Clinton Wunder, pastor of the $2,000,000 Baptist Temple at Rochester, N. Y., who said:

"Those who framed this program and selected the convention motto had a sense of humor. . . .

"We spread out our banners, 'On Earth, Peace,' while the whole nation reads of our...

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