he Register has presented.
One is from a pencil drawing by Francis Wait, the other shows it at an earlier time.
It was the Tinkham Brothers' Tide-mill of Trowbridge's famous story, the Wood's mill of actual fact.
In the first Medford Journal of 1857 there was no attempt at pictorial illustration, nor yet in the great blanket sheet of Usher's Medford Journal of 1871, that we can recall.
No files were preserved by the publisher and only a few stray copies are known.
In 1865 Mr. Nathan Browsaid,Give me that leaf with Wesley's autograph and you can have the Bible, and it was so decided.
The young woman that had the Bible married a Methodist man and with him came to America, finding a home in Milford.
Years had rolled away, and in 1857, she, then advanced in years, still had John Wesley's Bible, but what became of the detached leaf and autograph writing no one could tell.
The good old lady did well when she gave that book to her pastor in whose face and voice she recognized a
ed until the war of 1812. Hall Gleason.
Journalism in Medford dates back to the winter of 1857—nearly sixty-six years. Not that there were not editors, publishers and printers who had homes in Medford,—there were seveight and James M. Usher; also Galen James and Rev. Elihu Marvin, whose efforts were with the religious press.
Not until 1857 did there appear a paper printed as of Medford at stated intervals, for the purpose of noting current events, with editorie are not prepared to dispute the assertion, but have never been able to find such a one.
But of the Medford Journal of 1857, the Medford Public Library has a complete file and the Historical Society a neatly bound but incomplete one.
Its first ispecially since the camera became so popular.
It is a great help to the journalist.
A source of regret it is that from 1857 to 1880, and practically those other two years, the doing in Medford the papers told of is lost, and that so little opport