Music: Anthem Lady

At some point during thousands of U. S. Protestant church services every Sunday, the choir rises, renders an anthem.

The words are usually from Scripture; the tune unpretentious—nothing so difficult as Bach or Handel. Majority of the anthems which plain churchgoers like, and which their choirs sing, come from the industrious pens of some 20 U. S. anthem-writers. Of these the most prolific is Mrs. Carrie Belle Adams. In Portland, Ore. last week Mrs. Adams sent off to her publishers four new anthems, baked a jelly cake, celebrated her 77th birthday.

Carrie Belle Wilson, daughter of a choir-leader, turned out her...

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