Religion: Drumming Brigadier

One army that never stops fighting is The Salvation Army. Because the Army's hot-eyed, autocratic Founder William Booth once asked "Why should the devil have all the best tunes?" Army bandsmen have systematically robbed the devil by piecing soul-saving lyrics to rousing songs. Sample: There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight became Salvation Is the Best Thing in the World. This week ruddy, grey-mustached Brigadier Hubert Edward Burtenshaw of Chicago, dean of the Salvationists' 50,000 U. S. bandsmen, celebrated his 50th anniversary of drumming for the Lord.

Bandsman Burtenshaw dedicated himself to the drum when he was three....

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