Religion: Buchman House Party

Frank N. D. Buchman, instigator of "Buchmanism" among the young people of U. S. colleges, last week closed a "house party" of his adepts at Lake Minnewaska. N. Y. H. Alexander Smith, executive secretary of Princeton University and Professor W. B. Harris of the Princeton faculty were there, and great emphasis was given to their presence, for last spring the university authorities had forbidden Mr. Buchman the practice of his system there. The undergraduates were being "unhealthily" treated was the opinion.

Mr. Buchman is a Christian evangelist so unusual in his practices that...

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