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ITEMS OF INTEREST
The United States, before giving its consent to the transfer of the sovereignty of the Congo Free State to Belgium, asks information on the following principal demands : A specific assurance from Belgium that she will respect the Brussels act of 1890, of which the United States is a full signatory, and especially Article 2, providing for the humane treatment of the natives ; the abolition of the labor tax; the restoration to the natives formerly held by them according to native communal customs ; the institution of the freedom of trade guaranteed by the treaty of 1891 between the United States and the Congo; an agreement to submit to arbitration economic and commercial questions which shall prove especially difficult of settlement otherwise.
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THE EXCUSE-MAKING HABIT

The excuse-making habit is hoary with time.
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"HOW SHALL WE ESCAPE?"

Many people, when they first begin the study of Christian Science, find themselves in discordant circumstances and in surroundings which do not seem conducive to the study and practice of Science, and yet each one has to learn that he is but dwelling in his own state of consciousness, and that the change of circumstances must come from within and not from without.
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THE UNDIVIDED GARMENT

The story is told of a man who had been cast away on an island inhabited by a barbarous race, that he pitied the natives, whose crude conditions expressed neither practical intelligence nor sense of beauty, and whose energies were wasted in the mere propagation of a mean existence.
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THE HOLY CITY

In Science and Health we read that "the one important interpretation of Scripture is the spiritual".
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BREADTH

The word "breadth," as descriptive of a mental attitude, is commonly accepted to mean that liberal and withal judicial state of mind which, through a larger view and more generous interpretation, is freed from the limitations imposed by bias.
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OVERFLOWING

One of the most cherished recollections of the writer is that of listening to a sermon from the text, "If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink.
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"LORD, I BELIEVE."

"Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief"In every enemy, sin, fear, and grief;That monster shadow, death—he fights as chief!"Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief!"
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Between denominational churches letters of dismissal from one congregation to another, or one denomination to another, are matters of frequent occurrence.
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A clergyman is credited with taking the following text: "For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing;" and then likening Christian Scientists and others to these Athenians, because they agree on one thing, viz.
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Suppose that the government should demand that not only beef and beans must be true to the label, but that all labels must tell the truth! What trouble there would be with some political and religious labels.
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In the city of Boston the initial step has been taken in a movement that promises to be of great interest to the makers and the readers of newspapers the world over.
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The clerical critic represented Christian Science as "affected mostly by the well-to-do, idle, and luxurious living class, who overate, overdrank, and overslept themselves, and never doing any work, made themselves ill.
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The critic declares that "the therapeutic benefits which sometimes result from this treatment do not establish the correctness of the theories or doctrines promulgated by that cult.
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Contributions to the Publishing House Building Fund should be sent to Stephen A.
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THE LECTURES

Christian Scientists of Denver and Colorado, with thousands of others thirsty for actual facts regarding the doctrine which in the short space of time since its promulgation has penetrated every corner of the globe, crowded the Auditorium last evening [Dec.
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The author of the Christian Science text-book takes no patients, and reads no letters on disease, distress, or error of any kind.
Editorial

"THE TONGUE OF THE CRAFTY."

From time to time there come to us from readers of the Sentinel letters which tell us that the cities in which the writers reside have been visited by itinerant impostors who, upon the strength of such plausible tales of destitution as are best suited to their purpose, have succeeded in victimizing Christian Scientists by borrowing money from them.
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DOING AND BEING

This may well be named the altruistic age, for in no period of history perhaps has so much thought been given to the problem of relieving human need.
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"RIGHTEOUS JUDGMENT."

In our text-book we read that "to decide quickly as to the proper treatment of error—whether error is manifested in forms of sickness, sin, or death—is the first step toward destroying error".
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LETTERS TO OUR LEADER

San Francisco, Cal.
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AMONG THE CHURCHES

First Church of Christ, Scientist, whose edifice is on the east side of Mount Royal avenue, south of Oliver street, has purchased the property adjoining the church, at the southeast corner of Oliver street and Mount Royal avenue.
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THE NEW BIRTHDAY

Cometh a day to the children of men—Day of deliverance from longing and pain.
Testimony of Healing
In the month of May, 1907, I was taken with an attack of severe illness.
Testimony of Healing
Of the many blessings which have come to me through the study of our text-book, Science and Health, I will relate an experience which I had when the light of Truth first began to dawn upon me and which proved to me the value of the Lesson-Sermons as an aid in the overcoming of sickness.
Testimony of Healing
In May, 1904, I first turned to Christian Science.
Testimony of Healing

It is eighteen years since I first heard of Christian Science...

It is eighteen years since I first heard of Christian Science and began to study it, and I wish to express my gratitude for the many blessings which I have received, morally, spiritually, and financially,—gratitude to God, and to our dear Leader for the revelation of Truth as given in "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, which has enabled us to know God aright.
Testimony of Healing
Three years ago last April I became interested in Christian Science through seeing my aunt healed in one treatment of diseases of more than twenty years' standing.
Testimony of Healing
I wish to express my gratitude to God, and to Mrs.
Testimony of Healing
With a heart full of gratitude I should like to give a testimony of healing, with the hope that it may prove helpful to others.
Testimony of Healing
I wish to express my gratitude for the many blessings received in Christian Science.
Testimony of Healing
One of the many beautiful proofs of Truth's omnipresence which has been revealed to me was my cure from the supposed effects caused by coming in contact with a poison oak.
Testimony of Healing
I wish to acknowledge through the Sentinel the many blessings that have come to myself and family from the study of Science and Health, together with the Bible.
Testimony of Healing
It now seems hardly possible to me that one can read the first chapter of the Bible, especially the 31st verse, "And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good," and continue in the belief of evil's reality.
Testimony of Healing
I am deeply grateful for the many blessings which have come to me since I have learned the truth in Christian Science, especially for the relief experienced at the birth of my last baby.
Testimony of Healing
It is with a thankful heart that I write this, hoping it may help some one else.
Testimony of Healing
It is nearly three and a half years since I became interested in Christian Science, and I feel it is a duty for me to tell others what it has done for me.
Testimony of Healing
For ten years prior to turning to Christian Science I had suffered from severe nervous trouble, including three or four complete breakdowns, and found myself at last facing a blank wall of inability to keep up any longer with the duties of which no one could relieve me.
Testimony of Healing
In February, 1907, I was attacked by a most unnatural condition, which affected me both mentally and physically.
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The Christian Science Text-Book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.

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