^ In Meridian, Miss., Mayor Clint Vinson called on his fellow townsmen to pray for world peace every day at noon, ordered the city waterworks' whistle blown to remind them.
^ Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen, noted Roman Catholic radio preacher, took to bed for a "checkup and rest." The place: Boston's New England Baptist Hospital.
^ In a leading editorial the September Ladies' Home Journal urged all American families to revive the custom of saying grace before meals.
^ The Bible was published in twelve new languages during 1940, bringing to 1,051 the number...