My Beloved Brethren:—Looking on this annual assemblage of human consciousness, health, harmony, growth, grandeur, and achievement, garlanded with glad faces, willing hands, and warm hearts,—who would say to-day "What a fond fool is hope"?
The American plan of mediation has been unanimously adopted by the sub-committee of peace delegates.
The annual Communion service of the Mother Church was observed on Sunday, June 4, 1899.
To meet her faithful followers face to face and to speak a few words of encouragement to them, the Rev.
Carol Norton delivered a lecture on Christian Science in Carnegie Hall, New York City, December 19, 1898, which was attended by three thousand people and the event was ignored by the entire daily press of the city, with the exception of The Postscript, an afternoon paper published in Harlem.