Among the Churches

The corner-stone of second Church of Christ, Scientist, at Second Avenue S. and Eleventh Street, was laid yesterday at twelve o'clock, noon. The exercises were simple and brief. Miss Abigail D. Thompson, Second Reader, opened the exercises by reading from the Scriptures, and Abbot Edes Smith, First Reader, read from "Miscellaneous Writings" by Mary Baker G. Eddy, Founder of the Christian Science movement. The congregation, led by Miss Thompson and Mr. Smith, then repeated the Lord's Prayer with its spiritual interpretation as given in the Christian Science text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mrs. Eddy.

Mrs. Emma A. Thompson, president of the society, laid the morter, and when the stone had been lowered to its place Mr. Smith delivered a brief address, closing with a benediction.

The corner-stone is a block of light gray granite from Concord, N. H. On the polished front the following is engraved:—

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October 31, 1901

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