Religion: Seven Week Revivalist

Having delivered himself of opinions upon the Bible ("a bloody book"), upon the many cases of substitution to be found in the streets of St. Louis ("I can show you a thousand"), and upon an enormous number of other topics*, famed evangelist and onetime baseball player Billy Sunday last week prepared to conclude his seven-week revival meeting in the city which was once perfumed by the aroma of Anheuser-Busch or other famed brands of beer.

He spoke, in a last sermon, of prayer: "God always answers prayer—'Yes.' 'No.' 'Wait.'—but He always answers. . ....

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