no walking out from Boston for exercise.
Jonathan Porter would look with delight upon the elm arched vista of Forest street, and turning about find his old home, the only thing of that day remaining, changed somewhat, but still recognizable.
Col. Fitch Hall could find the old mansions a little way up High street. Both did well in projecting and building the Andover Turnpike, one hundred and fourteen years ago.
An older scrap.
At the May meeting of the Historical Society, President Charles E. Mann of the Malden society read an interesting paper with the now world famous caption.
The scrap of paper in that case we reproduce in this issue.
The Edward Collins named therein was Medford's first land speculator—who purchased the Cradock farm.
It is significant that the dwelling was styled Medeford House.
Henry Dunster (first president of Harvard College) also mentioned therein and associated with Collins—owned the land and dwelling on the opposite side of the river (now Arlin
ception: the curator and librarian, Miss Lincoln, was transferred to the vicepresidency, and Vice-President Remele was chosen to take charge of our library and collection.
February 17. Rev. G. Bennett Van Buskirk of Trinity Church gave a timely and interesting talk on Three Eminent Americans—Washington, Lincoln and Roosevelt.
Light refreshments were served by the Hospitality Committee.
March 17 proved a cold and disagreeable day, affecting the attendance in some measure.
The President read a paper of local interest, The Story of an Ancient Cow Pasture, which was supplemented by reminiscences by members.
Sag-my-nah Council, Camp Fire Girls, of West Medford, transferred their meeting to our assembly hall, an enjoyable occasion, and fully noted in the Register.
May 19. President Charles Edward Mann, of Malden Historical Society, presented an interesting story of A Scrap of Paper, in which a number of Medford and Malden men—long dead and gone—figured not a l