A joint resolution, now before Congress, asks that a commission of five members be appointed by the President of the United States, the duties of such commission to be: First—To urge upon the attention of other governments the fact that relief from the heavy burden of military expenditures and from the disasters of war can best be obtained by the establishment of an international federation; second—to report to Congress, as soon as practicable, a draft of articles of a federation limited to the maintenance of peace, through the establishment of an international court to have power to determine by decree the controversies between nations, and to enforce execution of its decrees by the arms of the federation, such arms to be provided to the federation and controlled solely by it; third—to consider and report upon any other means to diminish the expenditures of government for military purposes and to lessen the probabilities of war.
That was a happy expression which Mrs.
To persons whose impressions of Christian Science have been gained from outside observation instead of practical experience, it is sometimes a matter of wonderment that the adherents of this faith devote so much time to the study of the Bible, with Science and Health and other writings of Mrs.
The daily newspaper of the Christian Science denomination is now a year and a half old, and it seems good to look back over the period of its existence, to see what the results have been and whether they are commensurate with the outlay.
How grand in its utter simplicity is the Gospel narrative of the birth of Jesus! Can any description, in its entire absence of pomp of words, compare with it, and yet nothing is lacking necessary to convey the whole scene to the mind of the most unimaginative.
As I progress in the study of Christian Science, I find that many passages of Scripture have been illumined for me.