National Affairs: Wet For Temperance

From its name one might guess that the Church Temperance Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church is an official Episcopal organization and a supporter of Prohibition. It is neither.

Last week, in The Churchman (Episcopal liberal weekly) the society denied, as it has before, any official affiliation with the Church. The Rt. Rev. John Gardner Murray, Presiding Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U. S., is, however, president ex officio, and the society claims to represent more than 1,500 of the Episcopal clergy. The society has always denied having an official character,...

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