To the Second Congregational Church at Beloit, Wis. three Sundays ago went Edward Robert Branigan, City Councilman. Into the collection plate he dropped $1. As soon as the sermon was over he demanded it back. Preacher Herbert Arthur Studebaker had preached as follows:
"We believe that our lovely city of homes, schools and churches is in the control of unscrupulous men. . .
"We shall never have a decent and clean city administration so long as we elect dishonest men. . . ."
Preacher Studebaker had flayed Beloit's city government before, inveighing particularly against Councilman...