AFTER fully a quarter of a century
of ministerial labour as pastor of Cambridge Street U.P. Church, the
doctor was called to Lansdowne Church, which had been erected in Great
Western Road, at the north-east end of Kelvin Bridge, by some of the
Hillhead and West End members of his first charge, at a cost of £12,000.
Some bitterness seems to have been felt on the part of some of those
left., behind, or, if not, in an ebullition of spleen, someone or other
wrote on the wall of the handsome new edifice,—
"This church was not built for the poor and needy,
But for the rich and Dr. Eadie."
Upon being told of which, the doctor smilingly
remarked with a broad Scottish pronunciation: