ter I was most glad to return.
Shortly after my settlement as the pastor of the Mystic Church, I took the opportunity of arranging an exchange of pulpits with Mr. DeLong, as I did also with the then minister of the Universalist Church, Rev. Clarence L. Eaton.
This was the first time in the long history of these three churches that their respective ministers had thus exchanged.
It was also the first time that Mr. De- Long had ever preached, at a regular service at least, in the Mystic Church.
And it seemed to me that the whole community must hear and heed this kind of an appeal.
I voiced this thought of mine in the local papers, and I knew that Mr. DeLong was greatly interested in it and would have co-operated, as would have the Rev. Mr. Eaton of the Universalist Church.
But alas it was not to be, and our evangelistic services, when they came, were of the old divisive kind.
But I speak of this merely to show Mr. DeLong's broad Christian sympathy and his really evangelical feeli