Religion: Washington Cathedral

Washington Cathedral

Campaign. A committee collecting money for Washington Cathedral last week received $250,000 and a $50,000 annuity. These were first scores in a new campaign announced the week before. Chairman of the committee is General John J. Pershing; executive chairman is George Wharton Pepper, onetime (1922-27) U. S. Senator from Pennsylvania; treasurer is Secretary of the Treasury Andrew W. Mellon. (Some thought that Secretary Mellon gave last week's gifts; they were anonymous). Associated with these are Bishop James Edward Freeman of Washington, whose seat is in the cathedral, other clergymen and...

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