Religion: Plymouth

Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis resigned from the pastorate of Plymouth Congregational Church, Brooklyn.

Henry Ward Beecher was pastor of this church from its founding in 1847 until he died in 1887. His compelling oratory was followed by the gentle persuasiveness of the late Lyman Abbott. Dr. Abbott was succeeded by Dr. Hillis.

Dr. Hillis served 25 years, established a national reputation, suffered an attack of cerebral hemorrhage last January, is now in a Battle Creek, Mich., sanitorium. Among those mentioned to succeed him is Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick of Union Theological Seminary. The...

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