rs of sympathy and offers of shelter were received on every side, and were greatly appreciated.
A meeting of the Official Board was held in the vestry of the Baptist Church on Sunday evening, and a committee was appointed to secure a temporary place of worship.
On Monday evening, August 2 1, a special Quarterly Conference was held, and it was voted to rebuild at once.
A committee on location was appointed, and it was finally decided to build in a different locality.
Accordingly, on October 10, 1905, land on Otis street, near Central avenue, was bought for the site of a new church, and a house and land on Central avenue were purchased for a parsonage.
From September 1, 1905, to December 23, 1906, the church services were held in the Washington School Hall, kindly placed at our disposal by Mayor Dwyer.
On July 7, 1906, the corner-stone of the present edifice was laid.
The building committee consisted of Rev. E. C. Bridgham, A. L. Ordway, William F. Wiltshire, L. Frank Cole and