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MRS. MWi REPLIES
To the Criticisms of the January Mc
(Published by Request. i
It is a calumnv on Christian Science
It becomes my duty to be just to the ,
departed and to tread not ruthlessly .
on their ashes. The attack on me and 1
my late father and his family in Mc
Clure's Magazine. .lanuary. I HO", com-1
pels me as a dutiful child and the,
leader of Christian Science to speak. (
McClure's .Magazine refers to my i
father's "tall, gaunt frame." and pie-,
tares "the old man tramping uoggcuiy
I. .i i was flntiliiiii of tin Vow lliiumsbiro , never doubted the veracity of her gift,
to sav that man s aroused to thought I ""s uiupiain oi mi ,m.u iinmpsnnc j ... .,
. . . i 'state militia and as I iveolloet it i,,. I have another coat-of-arms, which iS
or act on onlv bv ease, pleasure or rec- " miiuia. aim as i iiioin.ii ii. m.
... , i ii wis iiistii-i' of tin. ncai'i. at onn Hum I of my mother s ancestry. When I was
oinpense. Somoth ng higher, nobler, was jusiill oi me pt aie ai onu lime. J .'
1 . . . , .i i I Mv father was n strnmr bi'lii-viT in last in Washington. I). C, Mrs. . I udge
more imperative impels the Impulses '"J nuiu.i was a suong nuiiMi in , ,, , ,. M .
' ' . 1 l i hlul0.s rlirhts, but slavery he rejrarded v Iiml "yself knelt in silent
III Mill I . -
along the highway regularly beating '""-" "-" "as a smau. sqimre u
tho ground with a huge walking j structure of rudimentary architect-
... .. j ure." My father's house had a sloping
8 My father's person was erect and ro- 1"",f llft"' th! prevailing style of arehi
bust. He never used a walking stick, teeture at that date.
To illustrate: One time when my. McClure's Magazine states: "Alone
father was visiting Hovernor Pierce. ' ol" U"' Inkers, he (Albert): received a
President Franklin Pierce's father, the , in"''"il1 'Heutloii . . . Mary Maker
governor handed my father a gold-, l' her llrst llfteen years at the an
headed walking stick as they Were astral home at Mow. It was a lonely
about to start for church. My father '"' ""stimulating existence. The
thanked the governor, but declined to ; l'"'m'11 lPl the only social diver
accept the stick, saying. "I never use '"" tl,l! litrict school practically all
.. i the intellectual life."
u cane. , , L , ......
Ait.imii.rh M.-Clure's Maira.inoattrib. l-et us see what were the fruits of
utes to mv father language unseemly,
his household law.constanltyenrorcctl,
was no profanity and no slang phrases.
McClure's Magazine also declares that
the Mible was the only book in his
house. On the contrary my father was
a great reader,
I'he man, whom McClure's Magazine
characterizes as ignorant, dominat-. "wioinio irauung, i was privately til
ing passionate, fearless," was uni-, tored by him. He was a member of
formly dignilied, a well informed, in- tlu! Nuw "mnpMili-o legislature, and
tellcctual man, cultivated in mind and I 's iMiinlMitecl for congress, but died
manners. Ho was called upon to do j 1'U tllu oltsotlon.
much business for his town, making
out deeds, settling quarrels, and even
acting as counsel in a lawsuit involv
ing n question of pauperism between
the towns of Loudon anil Mow, W. It.
.Franklin Pierce, afterward president
Description of the
Height :i? inches.
Width lfi' inches.
Dial, diameter lii inches.
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Retail price 87.00.
Tiik Cllll.i' lias inado arrangements
for procuring 100 of tho above hand
sotno oight-dny Regulators, and thoy
will be given away absolutely free,
upon tho following plan:
Each person sending in 10 new year
ly subscriptions to Tin: CiiiEr will bo
entitled to one of tho clocks.
Each person sending in 15 renewals
to January 1, 15)0S, will bo entitled to
ono of tho clocks.
oSfroiir School districts,
churches, secret societies and individ
uals are entitled to enter the race.
of the I'uited States, was the counsel
for Loudon and Mark Halter for How. I
Hoth entered their pleas and my
fiillici' won tho Mill. A ft or it u'ns ilit-
'oided, Mr. I'ion.e bowed ami eongrat -
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"'"ted him. For several years
as a great sin.
Mark Maker was the youngest of his
father's family, and inherited his
father's real estate, an extensive farm
situated in Mow and Concord. N. II.
It is on record that Mark Maker's
father paid the largest tax in the col
ony. .MeClnre'sJMngazine says, describing
the Maker homeiitead at Mow: "The
thi "loiiuly and unsti.nulating exist-
.kiwi.. All t. .!..... .1......1.4 .,..,
All my father's daughters were
given an academic education, sutli
e'uintly advanced so that they all taught
school acceptably at various times and
My brother Albert was a distin-
I Kished lawyer. In addition to my
McClure's .Magazine calls my young
est brother, (Jeorge Sullivan Maker, "a
workman In a Tilton woolen mill." As
a matter of fact, he was joint partner
with Alexander Tilton, and together
they owned a large manufacturing es-
tablishmcut in Tilton, X. II. His mil-1
tary title of colonel came from appoint-1
ment on the staif of tho governor of
My oldest brother, Samuel I), llaker,
carried on a large business in boston,
Regarding tho allegation of Me-
("lure's Magazine that all of the fam
ily "excepting Albert died of cancer," I
1 will say that there was never a !
death in my father's family reported ,
1)3 a physician or post mortem exami-j
nation as caused by cancer.
McClure's .Magazine says that "the
quarrels between Mary, a child ten also paid Mrs. (Hover's fare to New
years old, and her father, a gray-haired j York city, where she was met and
man of fifty, frequently set the house taken to her father's home by her
in an uproar," and adds that these I brother (ieorgo. . . . Her position
"tits" were dignosed by Dr. I.add as was an embarrassing one. She was a
"hysteria mingled with bad temper." grown woman, with a child, but. en-
My mother often presented my dlspo- tirely withou means of support
sition as exemplary for her other i Mrs. (Hover made only one etVort at
children to imitate, saying, When do .self-support. For a brief season she
you ever see Mary angry?" hen the i
tlrst edition of Scii'iiceand Health was
published Dr. Ladd said to Alexander
Tilton: "Read it. for it will do you
good. It does not surprise me, it so
resembles the author."
I will relate the following incident,
which occurred later in life, as illus
trative of my disposition:
While I was living with Dr. Patter
son at his country home in Runnioy,
N. II., a girl, totally blind, knocked at
the door and was admitted. She beg
ged to be allowed to remain with me.
and my tenderness and sympathy were
such that 1 could not refuse her.
Shortly after, however, my good house
keeper said to me: "If this blind girl
stays with you I shall nave to leave,
She troubles me so much." It was
not in my heart to turn the blind girl
out. and so I loUt my housekeeper.
My reply to the statement that the
clerk's book shows I joined the Tilton
Congregational church at the age of
seventeen,- is that my religious experi
ence seemed to culminate at twelve
years of age. Hence a mistake may
have occurred as to the exact date of
my first membership.
The facts regarding the .McNeil coat-of-anns
are as follows;
Fannie McNeil, President Pierce's
niece, ailcrwant .Mrs. iiuige roller
presented to me my coat-of-arins, say
. "W tl,!lt ll W!IS tw,' connection
with her own family coat-of-arms. I
prayer on the moutm oi ner tale
father, (leneral .lohn McNeil, the hero
of Luntly Lane.
Notwithstanding that McClure's
Magazine says, "Mary Maker comple
pleted her education when she finish
ed Smith's grammar and reached long
division in arithmetic," 1 wascallcd by
the ltcv. It. S. Rust, D. I)., principal
of the Methodist Conference Seminary
Complies with all requirements
Fresh Roasted Coffee ?
Mother didn't use fresh roasted coffee,
she had Arbuckles.'
The way to get a good cup of coffee that
tastes like Coffee with all the delicious flavor
and aroma intact, is to buy a package of the
old original Arbuckles ARIOSA Coffee, and
grind it ,as you want to use it, first wanning it a little to
develop the flavor and make the grinding easy. Coffee
loses its identity as Coffee after being ground or exposed to
the air and is easily contaminated by handling.
at Sanboruton Hrldgo to supply tho
place of his leading teacher during her
Regarding my llrst marriage antl
the tragic death of my husband, Me
Clare's Magazine says: "He ((leorgc
Washington (.Hover) took his bride to
Wilmington, youth Carolina, and in
.lune, 1814, six months after his mar
riage, he died of yellow fever. He left
his young bride in a miserable plight,
She was far from home and entirely
without money or friends. (Hover,
however, was a Freemason, and thus
received a decent burial. The Masons
My llrst husband. Major (Jeorge W.
(Hover, resided in Charleston. South
Carolina. While on a business trip to
Wilmington. North Carolina, he was
suddenly seized with yellow fever and
died in about nine days. I was with
him on this trip. He tool; with him
the usual amount of moiiev he would
need on such an excursion. At his
decease I was surrounded by friends,
and their provisions in my behalf were
most tender. The governor of the slate
and his stall", with a long procession.
followed the remains of my beloved
one to the cemetery.
The Freemasons selected my escort,
who took nic to my father's home in
Tilton, X. II. My salary for writing
gave me ample support. I did open
an infant school, but it was simply for
the purpose of starting that educa
tional system in New Hampshire. The
rhyme attributed to me by McClure's
Magazine is not mine, but is, I under-
stand, a paraphrase of a silly song of
years ago. Correctly quoted, it is as
follows, so I have been told:
(!i) to Jane (Hover.
Tell her I love her:
My the light of the moon
I will go to her.
The various stories told by McClure's
Magazine about my father spreading
the road in front of his house with
tan-bark and straw, and about per-
sons being hired to rock ami swing
me, i am ignorant ot. .Nor tto I re
member such a thing as Dr. Patterson
driving into Franklin. N. II., with a
couch or cradle for me in his wagon.
I only know that my father and mother
did everything they could think of to
help me when I was ill.
I was never "given to long and lone
ly wanderings, especially at night" as
stated by McClure's Magazine. I was
always accompanied by some responsi
ble individual when I took an evening
walk, but 1 seldom took one. I have
always consistently declared that J
was not. a medium for spirits. I never
of the National Pure Food Law, Guarantee
Sold only in packagci,
full weight, Salea for 37
coder. TKs belt coffee
Sarnjldfirm. tame c!d
was especially interested in the Sha
kers, never "dabbled In mesmerism."
never was "an amateur clairvoyant,"
nor did "the superstitious country folk
frequently seek my advice." I novcr
went into a trance nor described
scenes far away, as McClure's .Maga
My oldest sister dearly loved me, but
I wounded her pride when I adopted
Christian Science, and to a llaker that
was a sorry offense.
McClure's Magazine calls Dr. Daniel
Patterson, my second husband, "ait
itinerant dentist." It, says that after
my marriage we "lived for a short
time at Tilton, then moved to Frank
lin. . . . During the following nine;
years the Pattersons led a roving ex
istence. Thi' doctor practiced in sev
eral towns, from Tilton to North !ro
ton ami Ruiuuey."
When I was married to him, Dr.
Daniel Patterson was located in Frank
lin, X. II. lie had the degree D.D.S.,
was a popular man. and considered u
rarely skillful dentist, lie bought a
place at Itumuey. which he fancied, for
a summer resort. At that time hi"
owned a house in Franklin, N. II.
Although, as McClure's Magazine
claims, the court record may state that
my invoice from Dr. Patterson w as
granted on the ground of desertion,,
the cause nevertheless was adultery.
Individuals are here today who wenr
present in court when the decision
was given by the judge ami who know
the following facts: After the evi
dence had been submitted that a hus
band was about to have Dr. Pattersoin
arrested for eloping with his wife, the
court instructed the clerk to record
the divorce in my favor.
What prevented Dr. Patterson's ar
rest was a letter from incMO this sclf
same husband imploring hliunot tod(
it. Whin this husband recovered his
j wife, he kept her a prisoner in her
home, ami I was also the means of
reconciling the couple. A Christian
Scientist has told me that with tears
of gratitude the wife of this husband
related these facts to her just as I have,
stated them. I lived with Dr. Patter
son peaceably, and he was kind to nu:
up to the time of the divorce.
The following atlldavit by If. I)'.
Rouiihcvcl of liittletou. X. II., propri
etor of the White .Mountain House.
Avails, N. II., the original of whiel.
is in my possession, is of interest in
About the year 1 871. Dr. Patterson,
a dentist, boarded with me In liittle
tou. New Hampshire. During his stay..
at different times, I had conversation
with him about his wife, from whou
he was separated, lie spoke of her
hciuir a nure and Christian woman.
I and the cause of the separation beiug-
wliolly on Ins part: that it lie hail
done as he ought he might have, had
as pleasant and happy home as one
could wish for.
At that time I had no knowledge of
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No. 204 1 , hied at Washington.
Arbuckles was the first roasted pack
The pcrc3 of each coffee berry are sealed
after roaming with fresh eggs and granulated
sugar to hold the goodness in and make the
coffee settle clear and quickly ; an actual appli
cation by machinery, of " Mother's" methods
as patented by this firm.
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yrara exceed lha combined sale) cf all tlie other pacLay
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