Miss Mary Brookins delivered a very interesting lecture on Christian Science in the Free Baptist church Sunday afternoon [Aug. 8]. Attorney C. W. Crim, who introduced her, spoke in part as follows:—

I am an optimist by nature and believe that good only will eventually survive, whether in religious teachings or secular matters. If you have troubles, get rid of them; if you desire to lead a better life, "ask, and ye shall receive." We stand in the narrow valley of life with an indefinite, misty past at our back, and before us an infinite future holding the just rewards for our earthly conduct and endeavors. The past has fled, the present admonishes us that to the future our minds should be directed. Christian Science embodies moral fundamentals coeval with the beginning and enunciated by Jesus of Nazareth. The application of these fundamentals to the every-day affairs of life, it enjoins upon all. It asks you to enjoy the blessings of life in their fullest measure, because it is the will of our Father in heaven, and to avoid sin and error as the source of unhappiness.—Estherville-Democrat.

Frank H. Leonard lectured on Christian Science in Central Hall, Sunday, Aug. 8. He was introduced by Dr. Orison Swett Marden, editor of Success Magazine, who said in part,—

September 18, 1909

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