Religion: Stake of Zion

On a platform in a bare Manhattan hall last Sunday sat the divinely inspired Prophet, Seer and Revelator of 750,000 saints on earth—Heber Jedediah Grant, 78, stubble-bearded President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. With him sat his trusty First Counselor, pudding-jowled Joshua Reuben Clark Jr., one-time U. S. Ambassador to Mexico; his potent Presiding Bishop, rangy Sylvester Q. Cannon; his Eastern representative, Don Byron Colton, longtime U. S. Representative from Utah.

To the assembled congregation of New York City Mormons...

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