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VOL. XI. ANN ARBOR, MICH., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1900. No. 66

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WAHR'S
W Iilit*

A BEAUTIFUL TRIBUTE at Hiram, later cesosen a professor, and time of his death he had plans for
in 1870 President of Hiram College. other books, the materials for which
ie was ordained to the Christian min- were largely in hand; and his chief re-
Prof. I. N. Demmo n Reads a Touching istry and preached regularly for some gret at departing from this life seemed
e Memorial to the University Senate years in connection with his teaching. to be that he coumd not finish the work
In the sixties he was pastor of the he had set himself to do. But his
d Concerning the Late p rof. church at Solon, where he also had a friends should be thankful that he was
S B. A. Hinsdale school, and later in Cleveland, where able to leave so large a body of good
--lhe was associate editor of The Chris- work in a form to endure.
s The memorial concerning the late tian Standard. He received academic honors from
Prof. B. A. Hinsdale wasread before His presidency at Hiram covered Williams College, Bethany College,
twelve years from his thirty-third to Ohio State University, and Ohio Uni-
n the University senate. It is a beau- his forty-fifth year. During this period versity. He was an active member of
tiful tribute from the pen of Prof. I. his powers of endurance seemed inex- the American Historical Association
N. Demmon and is given below: haustible. In addition to his admin- and of the Historical and Archaeolog-
)r ___._istrative duties he taught classes in ical Society of Ohio. and an honorary
The University Senate is again called history, philosophy, rhetoric and liter- member of the Historical Society of
s to mourn the loss of one of its most ature, gave frequent public lectures, Virginia. He was prominent in the
distinguished members. A man of preached on Sundays, and made nu- National Educational Association, the
marked intellectual range and power, iierous contributions to the press. His National Council of Education, of
of thorough and comprehensive schol- first book, ,The Genineuess and Ati trwieh he was presidet I"18ft'and of
arship, and of vigorous personality, thenticity of the Gospels," appeared in the Milchigan State Teachers' Associa-
has been taken from us, and we shall 1872. In 1878 he pubished a work on tion, of which he was president at the
Ssee his face no more. It is fitting that "The Jewish-Christian Church" and, time of his death.
we pause for a little to take note of the following year, one on "Ecclesias- He inherited the physical frame and
his virtues and achievements, aid to tical Tradition." Some of the reviews temiperamnent of his mother. He has
make record of our deep sense of the written during this period were after- himself described her extraordinary
loss we have sustained. wards gathered into a volume entitled force of character, her fertility of re-
Burke Aaron Hinsdale, somi if Albert "Schools and Studies" (1884). He was source, her strength of wml, her chival-
and Clarinda Eyles Ilisdaic, was naturally much interested in the presi- rous courage and immortal hope, her
born at Wadsworth, Ohio, March 31, dential campaign of 1880, and at the lofty spirit, and her unfaltering devo-
1837, and died at Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 2, request of the republican national coin- tion to duty. "She was reserved in
in his sixty-fourth yoar. His imittiec prepared a "Campaign Text- miiianner to the world at large, and
it ents were of sturdy New England book," and made a number of speeches keenly resentful to injustice and every-
siock, tie familbis of both having in Ohio and Indiana. The death of thing mean and wrong." These traits
made their way from Connecticut to Garfield called out two books from descended to the son. The father was
the Western Reseve shortly after te him: "President Garfield and Educa- known as "an excellent observer of
close of ies war of 1812. They becace tion" (1882) with a biographical irtro- men and thicgs, with a keen insight
farme-rs by choice and in 18 6 settlei duction, and a collected edition of Gen- into character, a cool temper and care-
in Medina county, on the land whie eral Garfield's works in two octavo feil balance in dealing with men, a
ti.cy continued to improve and to i ola volumes (1883). power of analysis and description both
of rill n the fulness of years they passed In the summer of 1882 there came quaint and picturesque, and ia playful
. it o to tieir survivisg hildren. Tis to him quite unexpectedly the tender satirical hmon. This picture also fits
re far: tilIsremainsin the hands of the if Ise suisteniecm of - the son. To persons who did not know
se sons,an at visit to the scenes of his land schools. He hesitated for some iim well or who met himt I controver-
.ll boyhood was a frequent source- of re timt tt heavi Hirat. tct finaihy d- sy only, lie often appeared unsympa-
t creation to our friend when fleeing for iled ft enter tuuon te larger field. iheic, sometimes harsh. He was
a little from the burden of his colle tis ortganizing power and thorouggo- quick to detect and expose the weak
t- wok. Here he was born the second ofp ig ethois w t one felt through- oints i his adversary s position, and
five children, and here he grew u Ol t time systtm autd esed forth ci- m the nature of things .me sometimes
aimidthe privations and struggles andn saieie ipprovas fm those iest fif- incurred dislikes thereby; but he was a
muttumllpfuiss ando ys of theled tlJudge Dung the four years of nan' whlly supeior to resenitments.
pioneer household. He- knew full well this incumben y Ie published annual To his pupils he was always warnm-
what it was to toil with his hands as relntrs whmh attracted chi attention hmested and helpful. His own early
well as with has brain. of educators thronughout the country exieriecsitid his life at Hiram bred
His early education was obtained in and which have a permanent value. its im an abounding tenderness for
the district school. At the age it si hese nepocts together with liastni- aspiring and struggling youth, and
teen he made his vay to Hiram Hill, butions to educational journals and his sue persons never found him cold or
some forty miles away, where the public addresses on educational topics, dea.
Western Reserve Eclectic Institute won him such repute, that when time His departure has left a large place
(afterwards Hiram College) had been ehair of The Science and the Art of in this body. He will be especially
opened three years before, and which 'feaching fell vacant at this University isissed by those of us whose work lay
had already become a mount of hope by the resignation of Professor Paynec lose to his. Where shall we look now
to many young and ardent minds in 1887. the choice of a successor for that calness and firmness of judg-
throughout all that region. This spot m ,uickly fell ts him. H entered upon meit, that broad view of things, that
was henceforth to be the principal his work here in February, 1888, and wealth of ready mformation, that
scene of his activities for nearly thirty continued in unbroken service to the steadying power?
Iyears. One of the ast things lie wrote mtt. buarriEg a single year spent in But amid our own great sorrow wes
s-as time commtumoative mdress ton stctdy acid travel ins Europe. wuuld cuet forget those whose sorroow is
the semi-entennial of the founding of eDurig ttese years le tas been a hro- ven greater than ours, those who
+ the institute, and some of us know lific writer. The following titles wili mourn the loss of husband, father,
+ how deeply the story touched his heart. give some idea of the voum e acd brothuer. To thse afilicted ones the
SIt was here that he first met the young ange of is work: "The Old North Senate would extend every expression
* *arield, who was before him at West" (1888), "The American Govern- of heartfelt s-mpathy and esteem.
Hiram and who was about four and a meit" (1891), "How to Teach and --
half years his senior. Between them Study History" (1893), "Jesus as a Neat Souvenir Calendar
there sprang up a mutual regard and Teacher" (189>), "Teaching the Lan-
+ fast friendship which was broken only guage Arts" (1896). "Studies in Educa- hiss Lovell has just issued tie
4. by the tragic death of the elder. Un- lion" (1899). Civil Government of ,
like in many ways, they both possessed oioo" (189), "Life of Horace Mant "hiheligat Cahenda" fan ifiil mii it
striking intellectual gifts, and had (1898), "The Art of Study" (1900). A is the neatest and best eu she has
common tastes anid aims. Their pow- Ihistory of the University of Michigan, ever gotten out. It consists of 12
ers were in some degree supplementary on which he spent no little research, heavy cardboard leaves, one for each
4" each to the other. The older by his is sow in the hands of the printer. month-and a cover all bound together
abundant vitality and hopefulness During the past year he also prepared with yellow and blue ribbon. The
cheered and stimulated the younger, a monograph on ".'he Training of cover is a tasty piece of engraving
who was more timid and less san- Teachers" which has won a medal at with acm alternation of white letters on
guine; the younger by his piercing the Paris Exposition. Besides these blue background and blue letters on
logic and justness of view often stead- he has contributed largely to educa- viste background with gilt borders.
ied the enthusiasms of the older. Sel- tional journals, and has written nu- a c oritths hasits calendtr page with
dom nave two friends owed more to merous reviews and pamphlets. His approprimte verses ad ae or more
+ each other, or been more to each other. published work was always good. cuts of Uiversity buildings and
+ Hinsdale was always an eager stu- "Tse Old North West," written in the scenes. Time esits are well executed
rent, and read extensively in a wide interval of leisure between his leaving amd tastefully an-anged Beginning
range of subjects. He had a singularly the Cleveland superintendency and his with the law building and including
retentive mind and thus became a man coming to Ann Arbor, 1% one of his views of nearly all the buildings, cam-
of large and accurate information most original and sustained produc- pus scenes, and of the favorite haunts
Most of his life was given to educa- tions. His more recent contributions on the river, makes a most suitable
tional work. As a teacher he began at to the International Educational Series and desirable souvenir. The calendar
the foot of the ladder, teaching at first are also finished productions and are is published by Sheehan & Company.
in the district schools, then assisting sure to perpetuate his name. At the The price is fifty cents.

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