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Dourest and glummest of all Scotch religious sects are the famed "Wee Frees" (Free Church of Scotlanders), bitter-end remnant of the larger and broader Free Church which united with Scotch Presbyterians in 1900. With 92 ministers to guide them, the "Wee Frees" dwell glumly in the mist of the wild highlands, bemoaning their sins, brooding on Hell. Last week the "Wee Frees' " Assembly Commission met awesomely at Edinburgh. Before the day was out various Commissioners had censured as "Sabbath-breakers" not only Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald but Their Royal Highnesses the Duke...

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