Religion: Cultivated Evangelist

Reporters who were present at the arrival in Manhattan of Agnes Maude Royden, famed English evangelist, head of the London Guildhouse, were prepared to find a large woman with little conversation and a big smile. They found instead a small, mercurial, unbeautified, talkative lady, leaning on a chestnut stick. She answered their questions readily and with wit. The reporters then told Agnes Maude Royden that her prospective lectures in Boston and Chicago (sponsored by the Methodist Woman's Home Missionary Society) had been canceled because of...