Religion: Benediction

One afternoon last week, Seattle's new Field Artillery Armory had its first public function. For the Citizens' Military Observance Patriotic Mass Meeting, 3,000 patriotic citizens appeared. Field guns lined the big hall. On the platform sat the great & good of Seattle's churches. Unconsidered among these bigwigs sat an uninvited guest —an obscure, churchless Congregational minister, Rev. Louis E. Scholl, 62. As he listened to the invocation by a Roman Catholic priest and a speech on peace and democracy by Major General John F. O'Ryan (retired), Mr. Scholl was outwardly calm. Inwardly, however, he seethed with secret resolution. When at last...

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