Religion: Methodists

Having debated at length and pronounced upon their favorite theme, Prohibition (TIME, May 16), the Methodist Episcopal Church's delegates at Atlantic City last week concluded their 24-day general conference, went on record about other nonecclesiastical, social matters before adjourning:

¶"Labor is an indispensable partner in the creation of wealth, yet today we face the fact that society provides no adequate economic security for those who help produce its wealth." Recommendations: A planned industrial economy, shortened labor hours, abolition of child labor, introduction of unemployment, accident and disability insurance, the turning of public...