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n that served till the larger new building was erected in 1873. But one of the witty speakers at the Levee still insisted that the Best organ was at the other end of the meeting house. When, during the Civil war, Mr. Best was stationed at Milford, Mass., an incident occurred which must have been a happy surprise to him: While making a call on one of his aged parishioners, the good lady asked of the country of his birth, and he replied, Yes, I am—or was —an Irishman, born in 1824 in Newry, ne possessor? After consideration, one said,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 i