Religion: Zeal for Zion

Zions Herald, U.S. Methodism's oldest weekly, was put to press in Boston last week by the youngest editor in its 121-year-old history. New Editor Emory Stevens Bucke, 30, plans to continue with vigor the Herald's battle for the underdog.

As a student at Washington's American University, Editor Bucke picketed the U.S. House restaurant because Negroes were barred from it. While a student at Boston University he disguised himself as a tramp, spent several days hobnobbing with panhandlers. One conclusion: "Many missions which supposedly were such great builders of Christian character were only rackets."...

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