Religion: Curse

In Detroit last week Rev. J. Frank Norris, blatant Baptist lately called from Fort Worth. Tex. (TIME, Jan. 14), began to preach his doctrines of damnation in a tent which he claims is the nation's largest. From a tent pitched nearby came the raucous blare of the Curtis Fashion Plate Circus. Preacher Norris indignantly prayed God to put a stop to this disturbance.

Next day a short, sharp gale blew up, sent the circus tent crashing to the ground.* Performers promptly struck for back pay, left town when their demands were refused. In...

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