Religion: Bibles

One night in 1898 a shoe salesman and a paint salesman found themselves assigned the same room in a hotel in Boscobel, Wis. Said Shoe Drummer John H. Nicholson: "My custom is to read a portion of God's word every night and give thanks for God's care over me during the day." Replied Paint Drummer Samuel Eugene Hill: "I, too, am a Christian. Let us have our devotions together."

A year later, joined by an insurance man named Will D. Knights, Salesmen Nicholson & Hill resolved to organize a Christian society of drummers....

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