promotion of fraternal relations among all branches of the one Church of Jesus Christ, with whom it is a co-worker in the spiritual conquest of the world for the Son of God.
Of the prayers, the sacrifices, the loving service, the mourning and rejoicing, no record has been kept on earth.
All is written upon the Lamb's Book of Life.
As we close this sketch, names and faces of those gone before throng the memory—Bro.
Joseph L. Goldthwait, broadminded, public spirited; Norton Newcomb;
In 1851, Norton Newcomb, of the old Hanover Street Church in Boston, moved to Malden, living in a house high up from Salem street, near Medford line.
After a careful outlook, he felt that he could be of more service in the Medford church, and there he placed his membership and influence, and later built a substantial home in our town.
For over twenty years Father and Mother Newcomb were pillars of strength, and were worthily succeeded by their sons, Thomas, Charles and John. Thomas C. Newcomb, sunn