Religion: Noe's Woes

A haggard, burning-eyed clergyman last week went about his duties in St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral in Memphis, Tenn. and in his home in the shadow of the white stone Gothic fane. People in his Bible class, at wedding and funeral services he conducted, at Holy Communion in the Cathedral, eyed Very Rev. Israel Harding Noe with silent, respectful curiosity. They had read in Memphis newspapers that this dean of the Cathedral, once a florid and jovial churchman, had for a year taken no nourishment but orange juice. For a fortnight, to prove that "the...

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