Religion: Ingersoll

At No. 117 Gramercy Park, Manhattan, an old house was torn down a few months ago and builders began to put up an apartment. Last week a company of notable people in high hats and frock coats gathered to unveil a tablet in memory of the man who used to live in the vanished brownstone edifice — Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll, "the famous infidel." Onetime Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby, Actress Julia Marlowe, Poet Edgar Lee Masters, made speeches, and those who read the proud colophon upon the tablet and listened to the...

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