MARY BAKER EDDY

The Christian Science Monitor

After services attended by her family relatives, the members of her household, officials of The Christian Science Church and Publishing Society, and her personal students residing in Greater Boston, the body of the Rev. Mary Baker Eddy, Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science and author of its text-book, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures." was placed today in the receiving vault at Mt. Auburn cemetery.

The funeral services at the Chestnut Hill home at eleven o'clock were simple and were conducted with quiet dignity. A great hall divides the house. At the left are two parlors, and in the rear parlor, in the bay window, was the casket of massive bronze containing the body of Mrs. Eddy. Upon the casket was a bunch of pink roses from the members of the household. This was the only floral offering to be seen. The casket was opened, so that all might see the well-known face before the journey to the cemetery. Mrs. Eddy's son, grandchildren, and adopted son, who had a view yesterday, were also in the line that filed past the casket today. In the rear of the hall Judge Clifford P. Smith, First Reader of The Mother Church, who conducted the services, was stationed. Those invited to the services were in the hall, the front parlor, and the library, to the right of the entrance. Grouped on the second floor at the head of the wide staircase were the members of Mrs. Eddy's household. The members of the family were in the room where the casket rested. The old-rose draperies harmonized with the wall decorations, and the soft light of day illuminated the surroundings.

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