Religion: Booth Back

Old vexatious schisms in the Salvation Army seemed abruptly healed last week when Evangeline Cory Booth arrived in England to take up her duties as the Army's autocratic world general. As her ship docked Miss Booth received flowers and a letter from the two kinswomen who for years had fought her—the widow, Florence Eleanor, and the daughter, Catherine, of her late brother Bramwell. Later when 10,000 Salvationists gathered to greet their General in London's Albert Hall, not only were Niece Catherine and Sister-in-law Florence on the platform but also Commissioner Henry Mapp, who...

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