Religion: Reformer

His admirers call Clinton Norman Howard "The Little Giant," because he looks and spouts like old-time Orator Stephen Douglas. As superintendent of the International Reform Federation in Washington he is No. 1 U. S. reformer. His potential enemies, from Billiards to Theatre, are catalogued alphabetically in the Federation's offices. Lately one of the Little Giant's files—the one on Gambling—has been particularly crammed. What made Reformer Howard broody was the fact that a lot of this gambling was under church auspices. For the last three years, U. S. churches have raised thousands of dollars by the old-time country fair and carnival game,...

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