Religion: Words & Works

¶The eight-day convention of Jehovah's Witnesses in New York City broke two Witness records for: 1) mass baptism, with 4,640 new members immersed in five hours; 2) assembly attendance, with some 116,802 packed in and around Yankee Stadium, and another 49,027 in a tent-and-trailer camp across the river in New Jersey.

¶U.S. Army chaplains have won 332 decorations for gallantry in the Korean war, announced Major General Ivan L. Bennett, Army chief of chaplains. Their casualty total, as announced by General Bennett: 13 chaplains killed or missing, 21 wounded.

¶At a Baptist laymen's conference at Green Lake, Wis., Medical Missionary...

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