Bells Brought Tidings of Peace

Concord (N. H.) Patriot

The ringing of the chimes in the Christian Science church, last evening, conveyed to the people of Concord generally the signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth.

In Portsmouth there was firing of cannon and blowing of whistles, but the plan adopted by the authorities of the Christian Science church had more of meaning, as bells and chimes since ancient times have been made use of to herald tidings of peace and joy.

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