The decision of the supreme court of New Hampshire to...

Malden (Mass.) Evening News

The decision of the supreme court of New Hampshire to allow the will of Mrs. Eddy, which give the bulk of her fortune for the promotion of the cause of Christian Science, seems to us to be a sensible and satisfactory one. The charge that Christian Science was against public policy was answered by the declaration that nothing in Mrs. Eddy's teachings ran counter to the laws of the land. It was declared that the fortune was not a gift to a church, which is limited under New Hampshire statutes, but a gift to religious purposes. Mrs. Eddy's vast fortune was the result of the labors for the cause she established, and it was the most natural thing in the world for her to bequeath it to that cause. Every effort to turn it in other directions has now failed, and the money will go where Mrs. Eddy intended and where we believe all unprejudiced people will agree it should go. Christian Science has been a wonderful agency to make the world better, and Mrs. Eddy's bequest is therefore not to that cause alone, but to every one who comes in contact with those who have been helped by her teachings.

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