Religion: For Finland

At the urging of Herbert Hoover, national chairman of the Finnish Relief Fund, Inc. (see p. 7), last Sunday was made Finland Day in many a U. S. State and city. The nation's most famed Protestant preacher, Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, composed a prayer for the occasion:

"Eternal God . . . Thou Who art of too pure eyes to behold iniquity, look.upon the desolations that are wrought in the earth, and the evil of men who will not do justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with their God. We, Thy servants, humbly confessing our...

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