Religion: Methodists

In the last week of their Quadrennial General Conference, the potentates of the Methodist Episcopal Church set out to elect three bishops. Two they rapidly chose: Dr. Raymond J. Wade of Chicago and Dr. James Chamberlain Baker of Urbana, Ill. Over the many able candidates for the third, they wrangled and ballotted 19 times without avail. At last the two leading candidates withdrew their names, a Korean lady made a potent speech and the Methodists elected the 33rd Bishop of the Church by a sweeping majority. He was the famed Rev. Eli Stanley Jones,...

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