Religion: Dedication

Episcopal bishops from Haiti, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Illinois, in purple and white robes and violet birettas, a group of Army and Naval officers in uniform, and the speakers of the day—Elihu Root, Governor Smith, Sir Campbell Stuart—in high silk hats and sleek frock coats, followed a young crucifer and 100 Eton-collared choir boys in white surplices and purple cassocks up the aisle of the partly finished Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Manhattan, to range themselves along the south wall, while Bishop William Manning, gripping his golden pastoral staff, accompanied by the...

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