Religion: O Happy Day

Respectable citizens of Minneapolis were shocked and indignant one day last week as they listened to a Lenten program being played on the courthouse chimes. Right in the middle of the sacred music, the bells began to—yes, it was unmistakable, hundreds of respectable Minneapolitans recognized it and at once rushed off to telephone their indignation—the bells were playing "How Dry I Am!"

Chime-Ringer I. H. Auld, who had to answer many of the indignant telephone calls, grew weary making his explanation. Like many another popular song, especially of the oldtime barroom variety, the tune...

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