Religion: Anti-Mothball

Believing that too many churches are "put in mothballs" during the summer, Rev. Dr. John Robbins ("Jack") Hart Jr., Philadelphia Episcopalian, last summer founded an Anti-Mothball Society (TIME, July 12, 1937). Its motto: DON'T SLOW UP. Unlike many another church promotion scheme, which quietly expires after getting some publicity, the Anti-Mothball Society last week had by no means slowed up. Energetic, curly-haired Jack Hart, associate rector of midtown St. Stephen's Church, longtime unofficial chaplain at the University of Pennsylvania, since last November the active rector of Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge,...

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