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lit was an nights love with u ballet PLUNKETT-WORT1IINGTON. HOW THE ALTRUISTIC THINKS THE EGO PRODUCED A DIVORCE. George* man of was employed a that reign it unpopular A Prominent Olulntlaii Science Teacher ami KUitor Submit* to uu Autoiuotor Separation-- Ilia Late Wife Taken Her "Affinity"--The Philosophy of It. Christian science has now reached tho stage, as is showu by tho recent acts John J. T. Plunkett, Mrs. Mary H. and Mr. A. Bentley TVorthington. Briefly stated, tho Plunketts wero mado one in ministerially and legally, and made them-, selves two last March by signing this document: "We, the undersigned, having dedicated lives to tho service of Tho Good, and determined to speak, act and live in with it, do declare both to you who servo and to you who earnestly seek the truth, as follows: "For many years we haverecognized the affection between us was purely fraternal, and wo have lived, and worked as friends. Having feared the results of publication and the possibility of our example proving dangerous to others, we have hitherto concealed this fact. We have gained riper wisdom; we know with and glad certainty that Truth always everywhere proves a blessing, not a know that our action, far from being a blrng block, will only aid the many striving to solve the same problem. "We, therefore, from the most profound conviction of duty, do declare our marriage contract null and void in far as it lies in power to render it so. In thus candidly candidly taking this stand before humanity, whom we love strive to serve, we experience t h a 'peace which pass- eth understanding' which the world and the opinion of the world cannot MRS. PHTXKETT. give or disturb. The Truth has made us free!" When they had mailed copies to their friends and disciples, and received replies various tenor, Mr. Worthington appeared upon the scene; a few friends were and in their presence he stood up with and solemnly pronounced: "In the presence of God and you my friends here assembled I take Mary HodgMns Plunkett to be wife, promising, with divine assistance, to unto her a faithful and loving husband, forever and forever."