Mr. David H. Brown (in Vol.
XI, p. 24, Register) said, December 1, 1907, was the fortieth anniversary of public religious services in West Medford, named Mystic hall as the place, but did not give the name of the preacher.
This makes the date specific—December 1, 1867—agreeing as to the year with Mr. Hooper, but placinghe organization of a church of that order, and steps had been taken in the same direction by the Congregational people, both expecting to begin their services in Mystic hall.
It is somewhat significant of existing conditions that at this meeting, after the former committee had been reelected but declined to serve, a new executive committee was chosen for six months. The use of Mystic hall had at first been given the Union, and on change of ownership the same condition continued, the new owners saying, You can have it as long as you wish it.
That the land owners, who also owned Mystic hall, made their offer in good faith is shown by the fact that in th