THE PRESIDENCY: Blue

Into the White House one day last week marched eleven solemn-faced churchmen. It was hot. Few of them wore waistcoats. Newsgatherers in the lobby were about to mistake them for businessmen on an economic mission when they recognized Bishop James Cannon Jr., of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, leading the procession back into the president's office. Also recognized were Rev. David G. Wylie, Lord's Day Alliance president, and Rev. Harry Laity Bowlby, its secretary. Ranged around President Hoover, they made six small speeches each asking the President's support for a Sunday...

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