Religion: Daughters

By U. S. folk reasoning, sons of ministers are prodigious tosspots, dissolute and ungodly characters. Ministers' daughters share some of their brothers' popular obloquy. To counteract this impression, in Manhattan last week was founded in dead earnest a Society of the Daughters of Preachers. Initial membership, 20. The society's organizers, Mrs. Ludlow Strong, daughter of a Tennessee Episcopal rector, and Maxine Watkins, daughter of a North Carolina Methodist preacher, held a luncheon at which the most famed ministerial offspring was Dorothy McConnell, daughter of Methodist Episcopal Bishop Francis John McConnell. Dr. Christian Fichthorne Reisner of Broadway Methodist Episcopal Temple made a...

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