Religion: Gentleman from China

The Y. M. C. A. got a new chief this week—a man hardened by 26 years' uphill work in China, proud of his part during the 1922-27 persecution that "took Christianity off the shelf and made it a living issue along the Yangtze," and now determined that the Y will not rest on its oars or live off its fat. His name is Eugene Epperson Barnett. He is General Secretary of the Y. M. C. A.'s National Council and International Committee.

In the U. S. the Y is bigger than many a big business, with property and endowments of $256,000,000, an annual...

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