National Affairs: Church v. State

Last week in the Governor's house at Albany, Alfred Emanuel Smith, four-time Governor of New York, thumbed the tattered pages of a manuscript of a roaring melodrama of old Ireland, The Shaughraun. Eyes twinkling with kindly memories he read his lines: in May he is to play the part of the black-hearted villain in the plot, Cory Kinchela, at the 100th birthday of St. James Catholic Church, Manhattan. In that parish his early days were spent; three times before he has played the villain of The Shaughraun.

But the Roman Catholic training that means...

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