Religion: A Month of Sunday

Leaping and snarling like a small, vivacious cougar, Rev. William A. Sunday preached at the Coliseum, in St. Louis. It was the fifth week of the projected seven-week revival meeting; Billy Sunday had signed up about 4,000 converts and he wanted some more. He gave a "sermon" on "The Three Crosses" and talked about the opera Faust, in which Marguerite, a pregnant girl, dies of broken-heart. Said Billy Sunday:

"How would this dame feel, this dame in the box, with the accordion chin, all dressed up in silk and diamonds, if ... she found her path obstructed by a real Marguerite? ....

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