Religion: Straton to Muncie

The late Dr. John Roach Straton, scorching, oratorical Pastor of Manhattan's Calvary Baptist Church, who looked often on Manhattan's pleasure domes and called them bad, was survived when he died last year by four sons—Hillyer Hawthorne, preacher; John (Charles, lawyer; Warren Badenock, sculptor; George Douglas, schoolboy.

Straton admirers interestedly follow the career of son Hillyer Hawthorne, 25, holiest issue of a holy man. He was acting pastor at his father's church until that pulpit was officially filled a few weeks ago by the Rev. Will H. Houghton from Atlanta. Then he considered two...

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