Following the interstate commerce commission's scathing denouncement of the New Haven road for the recent North Haven Wreck, in which it was held that man failures, beginning with its high officials and ending with its trainmen, were responsible for the loss of lives, sentiment in Congress has begun to crystallize in a movement to take up the whole subject of legislation for train safety at the December session.
In considering the distribution of Christian Science literature, there is one point which should be kept constantly before all who engage in this ministry, and that is the important part which this literature has in the healing of mankind.
Lest some one should be misled by our clerical critic's perversion of the Christian Science definition of God, let me here state unequivocally that Christian Science teaches but "one God, the Father, of whom are all things.
One reason advanced by our critic why he could "not be a Christian Scientist" was that it would require of him to become "intellectually dishonest," a most startling implication of this Christian faith which, if provable, would disrupt its claim to teach Christianity.
No thoughtful observer of the marvelously varied tints with which the hedges and hillsides are reporting autumn's advance, these days, can fail to understand the saying of one that he could never look upon the fading of nature's beauty, whether in the heart of a flower or in the face of a child, without a sense of sadness.
The subject of apparel is often presented in the Scriptures, showing that from the earliest times mankind have considered clothing to be as necessary as food, a fact which Jesus commented upon in his Sermon on the Mount, when he bade his followers to take no thought for either, but to seek "first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness" and that then all these things would be "added.
with contributions from John W. Doorly, DeWitt McMurray, Allison G. Holland, Cairo Trimble
Owing to persistent activity on the part of Blackpool Christian Scientists, and to recent controversies on the subject, a very considerable degree of interest is being manifested by Blackpool people in this section of the Christian church.