James A. Parley, former PostmasterGeneral, speaking to 2,000 workers in New York Post Office, asserted that the enemies of democracy and religion could not destroy the United States, which he called a nation founded on the " bedrock of eternal truth," " There is no force in the world today . . . that can destroy 'foundations established on the bedrock of eternal truth," he said. " At times it may have seemed that the godless were in the ascendancy, that those who sneered or openly ridiculed religion were the masters of " Time has shown and will continue to show that the enemies of religion and decency. however, are merely actors who strut and fret their hour upon the stage and then are heard no more.
FAITH AND ATHEISM
" Faith watches over the cradles of nations, atheism argues at their graves." Mr. Farley said in detailing the " deep faith of our forefathers and their abiding trust in a Supreme Being."
Newbold Morris, President of the City Council, who described Mr. Farley as " one of the two or three most outstanding Catholic laymen of the United States," pleaded 'for support of Britain.
Addressing his plea to Americans of Irish ancestry, he said :—" I have always told the Irish that the greatest thing you can do is beat up an Englishman, but don't let anyone else do it. That is especially important now."