what the demonstration was; for not only have my eyes
been healed, but many other ailments have disappeared.
"Some of the fellows told me I was becoming reli-
giously insane, but acting upon your advice, I did not stop
to argue with those opposed; and I am glad to be able to
tell you that those who expressed interest were more than
those who opposed.
"The chaplain told me I could keep Science and
Health until I got through with it. I never should
get through with that book, but, as others were waiting
for it, I did not like to keep it too long. God bless the
"I need have no fear after leaving here; I feel that
I can make an honest living. I can honestly add, that
my bad reputation is largely due to my lack of educa-
tion. What little I do know, I learned here and in the
House of Correction. I tell you this, for I feel that I
must be honest with the kind friends who have done so
much for me.
"Providing I should not be paroled, I shall remain
here until the 24th of next December. God bless you
all. — J. C."
I am glad to tell how I was healed. Beliefs of con-
sumption, dyspepsia, neuralgia, piles, tobacco, and bad
language held me in bondage for many years. Doctors
that were consulted did nothing to relieve me, and I
constantly grew worse. Nearly two years ago a lady
told me that if I would read a book called "Science and
Health with Key to the Scriptures" I would be healed.
I told her I would "go into it for all it is worth," and
I have found that it is worth all. I got the book, and
read day and night. I saw that it must be true, and be-
lieved that what I could not then understand would be
made clear later.
After some days' reading I was affected with drowsi-
ness, followed by vomiting. This lasted several hours;
when I fell into a sleep, and awoke healed. The good I
have received, and that I have been able to do in healing
others, has all come from Science and Health. I received
some instructions from teachers; but they did me more
harm than good: I asked for bread, but they gave me a