Religion: Orthodox Dinner

Devices for securing funds for good works are multifarious and strange. None, certainly, is more strange or ingenious than the dinner which will be given, in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Milwaukee. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, on May 21, in honor of the Rev. Dr. Henry Pereira Mendes, Founder and Honorary President of the Union of Orthodox Congregations of America. At this dinner, carrying to an extreme the fad for inexpensive banqueting which has been previously evidenced, no food whatever will be served. The guests—10,000 will be invited—will nonetheless pay for their good dinner. The money which they...

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