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Fritz KREISLER, the famous violinist

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to the non-scholastic and nonaccordance with the things you

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evolution as defined by Professor yond yourself whereby you seek

Le Conte. And he admits no to satisfy your emotional needs,

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deeper underlying questions; pressed in acts of love, charity,

“He who believes and service ?

in the evolution of revelation no Or does religion mean to you

longer has to tease his mind, a life itself,“ mystical in its roots

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THE OUTLOOK, January 27, 1926. Volume 142, Number 4. Published weekly by The Outlook Company at 120 East 16th Street, New York, N. Y. Subscription price $5.00 a year. Entered as gecond-class matter, July 21, 1893, at the Post Office at New York, under the Act of March 3, 1879.


The Mail Bag i

Jews, Protestants, and Catholics
An Open Door for the probably be neither Jew nor Christian,
Open Mind

and would be one small atom toward the

working out of God's great plan when A s a Jewess, I cannot but be inter

the peoples of the world will be one. ested in the articles appearing in

H. K.-R. The Outlook relative to Mr. Seitz's article "Jews, Catholics, and Protestants." I have just read the issue for December

In Boston They Divided and 23. My life, too, has always been spent

Got Licked in Christian communities. In fact, we were the only Jews in my home town for In your issue of December 16 Mr. a period of fully forty years. Only twice John F. Gilroy, in commenting on in the history of our family has there Mr. Seitz's article on "Jews, Catholics, ever been a feeling of prejudice even and Protestants,” asks, “How is it that hinted at. And each time it was by the Boston elected a Protestant Mayor when Methodist minister. It is with some seventy-five per cent of its population is show of satisfaction that I tell you in Catholic?" I am in a position to entach of the above-mentioned cases the lighten Mr. Gilroy as to why a Protesoffending minister was transferred to a tant Mayor was elected in Boston. The new parish the following year. My Catholic politicians of Boston have been A hot, well made cup of father was a pioneer in this little north- badly split for a number of years, and delicious ern Iowa town, and was dearly loved by this year, while fighting among themboth rich and poor. When he died, the selves, allowed a Protestant Mayor to be entire community, including all the min- elected. As for any of the Catholic isters in town, paid their homage to his Democratic vote going to a Protestant memory and respect to his family. Republican, it is too absurd for consid

I am a teacher of the violin. Myeration. The percentage of Catholics in: work has taken me into positions in two Boston is estimated by authorities to be will appease these keen itate schools as well as into a Congrega- about sixty-five per cent. The total vote

appetites and also provide ional college, and I have never felt that of the last election was 182,063, of which

considerable nutrition. leing a Jewess was a barrier. I have the successful candidate received 64,492, lever concealed the fact of my origin, or 35.42 per cent. The seven Catholic

Dr. Louis Fischer, former in nd I know this: because I have not con- candidates received a total of 115,524, or

structor in Diseases of Chil

dren at the New York Post ealed it-in a feeble way-I have 63.45 per cent, which goes to show that

Graduate Medical School and rought light to many a Protestant mind none of the Catholic votes was wasted

Hospital, lists cocoa in

diet for school children. ; to what a Jew may be. (My bit on the Protestant Republican candidate. iward home missionary work.) For This has always been the case in Boston

Walter Baker & Co.Ltd. tree years I made my home with a fine politics.

Established 1780 atholic family, and I know no Jewish Now let us look on the other side of


MONTREAL, CANADA iends who could replace to me the love the fence. In 1921 there were four ad devotion of these Catholic friends. candidates for Mayor, three Catholics

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sent free think my Christian friends-Baptist, and one Protestant. Out of a total of ongregational, Methodist—all lose sight 161,186 votes cast, the Catholic candiour difference in belief, small as it is dates received 156,896 votes, the Protes

reality. Their loyalty to me has tant candidate 4,268. The Protestants loved this fact time and time again, joined hands with the better class of ith tremendous force.

Catholics in an unsuccessful attempt to I have heard many a Jew talk in the elect the best man. Again, there was the rain of The Outlook article for De- Hon. David I. Walsh elected in a strong mber 23, and I cannot understand it, Republican State for Governor and Asthma, Spasmodic r such prejudice has never appreciably United States Senator by receiving thou

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Coughs, Influenza luched me or mine. I have no desire sands of Protestant votes, the writer's

A household remedy avoiding drugs. Cresobecome Christian, although all my life being one.

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night. It has become in the past forty-six years as been spent among Christian people. The City Hall in Boston is as free the most widely used remedy for whooping o quote from the December article, from Protestants as the Desert of Sahara

cough and spasmodic croup.

When children complain of sore throat or Church-going people have destroyed is of water lilies!

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Cover : A portrait of Don C. Seitz by Johan

Bull. Reproduced by courtesy of our excellent

The Forum
The Mail Bag: Jews, Protestants, and

Catholics—An Open Door for the
Open Mind; In Boston They Divided

and Got Licked .
Is the President So Far Wrong, After

What Is a Senator ?
Politicians Will Be Politicians
Common Sense in the Senate
Compromising Taxes .
Come, we stay too long

Cartoons of the Week
The Aluminum Investigation
Buoying the Air
Truth-or a Good “Story”.
'The Cave Dwellers of To-Day
Crooks of the World, Beware! .
The Golden Horseshoe
Testing Germany's Ability to Pay
Will the Dawes Plan Succeed ?
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