Extracts from Reports of Christian Science Committees on Publication for the Year Ended September 30, 1923

For Yorkshire, England.

A full column article by a non-Scientist, presenting Christian Science in a friendly way, was inserted by one of the leading daily and weekly papers. Special attention was drawn to the singing, and the statement made that "even the most ancient of the churches might learn from the Christian Scientists how to inspire congregational singing" and that "the hymn-singing would please a Dr. Brewer or a Sir Walford Davies." In a press interview a well-known actress said: "Some of the best friends I have in the world are Christian Scientists; and Christian Science has been a most enormous help to me." A writer to the press stated that what struck him most while on a visit to America was the firm hold Christian Science had gained. He also referred to the large attendance at the Christian Science churches and to the money for their maintenance which was very generously given. In an account of a long-distance wireless reception, a Sheffield newspaper reported that a resident in that city had heard an announcement from New York of a Christian Science lecture to be given on the following afternoon. The Governor of Armley Gaol has accepted the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy, and any bound literature for the prisoners.

For the State of Missouri.

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"Signs of the times"
March 22, 1924

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