Religion: Palace Redeemed

Residents of Atlanta, Ga. a decade and more ago used to wonder what went on inside the handsome, white-columned mansion which stands at Peachtree Road and Wesley Avenue in the city's swankest district. Everyone knew it was the "Imperial Palace" of the Ku Klux Klan and that in it labored Hiram Wesley Evans, the Imperial Wizard and all-American antiPope.

By 1925 the Klan's power and wealth had collapsed. The palace was sold, passed through ten hands and last summer was once more up for sale. This week its four and one-half acres resound with...

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