Religion: Vision

Dr. William Thomas Ellis saw the vision first. He talked it to his friends, all pious Philadelphia church-folk. They talked and the vision grew until the whole land seemed to shine with it. They saw Boy Scout trumpeters leading mile-long parades down every Main Street. They saw parents and civic leaders of every town & city from Violette, Maine to Sap, Calif, gathered in mass meetings, with all of each town's choirs, orchestras and clergymen massed on the platform. They heard all these peal out "I Love to Tell the Story." In the midst...

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