Last week a 14-year-old handmaiden of the Lord stood beside a ripe ecclesiastic, her head upraised and look intent, locks flung back, red lips apart.
The ecclesiast spoke. "I hope," he said, "that this girl will grow into womanhood, ripe and rich, to spread her teachings and faith as beautifully as the flower promises."
The churchman was Rev. Dr. S. Parkes Cadman, President of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America, and the maiden who paused on his words was Uldine Utley.
And as the attentive Uldine...