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recently transferred to corresponding St., Newport, R. I.; Walter S. Colesecretary by virtue of having removed man, 491} Congress St., Portland, to Berlin, Germany, and associating Maine ; Dwight W. Dickinson, Boshimself with Dr. Charles H. Abbot at ton ; Percy Edgelow, London, Eng14 Voss Strasse. At Council meet- land ; James A. Furfey, 235 Marling, Oct. 14, the following committee borough St., Boston ; Marquis Littig, on Necrology was appointed : C. H. Davenport, Ia.; Frederick E. Meader, Taft, d '86, chairman, F. S. Hopkins, 264 Boylston St., Boston ; Arthur H. d '89, and N. P. Wyllie, d '92. — On Woodcock, 2 Park Square, Boston; June 5, at its 31st annual meeting, the Richard D. Milliken, Saco, Me.; RobMass. Dental Society elected Waldo ert T. Moffatt, Boston ; Henry C. E. Boardman, d '86, of Boston, first O'Brien, 72 Commonwealth Ave., Bosvice-president ; Edward Page, d '69, ton; Patrick H. O'Connor, Marysville, of Charlestown, treasurer for the 24th Cal. ; Francis W. Rice, Brunswick, consecutive year, and J. T. Paul, d Maine; Leopold Scheuermann, 2 Pots'91, of Boston, editor for the ensuing damestrasse, Berlin, Germany. year. - Last January E. B. Hitch- Waldo E. Boardman, d '86, Sec. cock, d '77, Newton, and H. L. Upham, d '86, Boston, were elected HARVARD ODONTOLOGICAL SOCIETY. councilors by the North Metropolitan The following active members have District Dental Society to the Mass. recently been elected : George R. Dental Society for two and four years Gray, d '93, Worcester; Allen S. respectively. — In February, W. E. Burnham, d '92, Gloucester ; Frank Boardman, d '86, Boston, and D. M. R. Dickerman, d '93, Taunton. — The Clapp, d '82, Boston, were respectively Society now has an active memberfor two and four years elected coun- ship of 47, with 13 corresponding cilors by the South Metropolitan Dis- members, making a total of 60. — trict Dental Society to the Mass. Den- The following active members were tal Society. In January, H. P. recently elected councilors to repreCooke, d '84, Worcester, was elected sent their respective district societies secretary of the Central District Den- in the Mass. Dental Society at the tal Society Wm. F. Sharp, d '91, annual meetings : North MetropoliSan Francisco, Cal., a corresponding tan District Dental Society : E. B. secretary, has recently been appointed Hitchcock, d '77, elected for two professor of Mechanical Dentistry, years ; Henry L. Upham, d '86, BosDental Department, University of ton, elected for four years. South California. — On Oct. 16, Eugene H. Metropolitan District Dental Society : Smith, d '74, Boston, was confirmed W. E. Boardman, d '86, Boston, by the Board of Overseers as professor elected for two years ; D. M. Clapp, of Mechanical Dentistry, at the Har- d '82, Boston, elected for four years. vard Dental School, vice Dr. T. H. W. F. Sharp, d '91, San Francisco, Chandler, deceased. — The names and Cal., a corresponding member of the addresses of the graduates of 1895 Society, has recently been appointed are as follows : Ernst S. Arvedson, professor of Mechanical Dentistry, Hotel Pelham, Boston ; Edward D. University of California, Berkeley, Barrows, 14 Voss Strasse, Berlin, Ger- Cal. — E. H. Smith, d '74, Boston, many ; Clarence A. Carr, 129 Spring succeeds the late Dr. Chandler as

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professor of Mechanical Dentistry in summer. At a recent meeting of the
the Harvard Dental School. — At a Councilors it was decided to recom-
meeting of the Society at Young's mend to the Association the adoption
Hotel, Oct. 31, papers were read as of the motion introduced at the an-
follows : by Dr. Charles G. Cumston, nual meeting last March to admit
of Boston, editor of the Annals of Gyn- students, graduates, and officers of
aecology and Paediatry, on“ Some Clin- Radcliffe College to membership in
ical Considerations on infectious Gin- the Association on the same terms as
givites ; ” by E. C. Blaisdell, d '83, of students, graduates, and officers of the
Portsmouth, N. H., on “The Function University.
of a Dentist."

Paul H, Hanus, Sec.
Waldo E. Boardman, d '86, Rec. Sec.

The annual meeting of the Summer

School Section of the Harvard Teach- Dr. Wm. L. Russell, of Barre, the
ers' Association occurred at the Uni- oldest living graduate, but not the
versity on July 31. The topics for senior alumnus, celebrated his 96th
discussion were Electives in Second- birthday on October 28, by playing a
ary Education and The Closer Artic- game of whist with a party of friends.
ulation of Elementary and Secondary
Education. Papers were read on

1828. these topics as follows: 1.

Patrick Grant died in Boston, Oct. Electives in Secondary Education de- 7. He was born in Boston, March sirable ?" Charles S. Foos, Boys' 17, 1809, his father being Patrick High School, Reading, Pa. ; 2. “At Grant and his mother Anna Powell what Stage in Secondary Education Mason, daughter of Jonathan Mason, may Electives be permitted ?” David U. S. Senator from Massachusetts. Taggart Clark, Riverview Academy, Mr. Grant, after graduating from the Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; 3. “Should all Boston Latin School, entered Harvard. Subjects be made Elective? If not, He delivered a colloquial disquisiwhat Subjects ?" Charles W. New- tion” on Commencement, and then ball, Shattuck Military Academy, went into business, being for a year or Faribault, Minn.; 4. “By whom shall two at Leghorn, in the employ of his the Election of Subjects be deter- uncle, John Grant, of the firm of Bell mined ?" C. E. Biklé, Teachers' & Grant, bankers of London, Genoa, College, New York city ; 5. “How and Leghorn. Shortly after his return can the Gap be bridged between the from Italy, he entered the firm of Elementary and the High Schools ? " Wm. B. Reynolds & Co., of which, on John A. Dresser, St. Francis College, the death of Mr. Reynolds, he became Richmond, Canada ; 6. “ Are modifi- senior partner. About 15 years ago cations in Courses of Study and in he retired from business. In early Teaching more imperative in Second- life he was connected with some of ary than in Elementary Education?” the military organizations of Boston ; Mary I. Adams, W. Roxbury High for many years he was a director of School, Boston. About 30 new mem- the National City Bank; and until bers joined the Association during the recently he was prominent in the so

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cial life of Boston, being at different famous Manual.

After graduating times president of the Somerset Club from Harvard College in 1832, for a and of the Temple Club. He was while he taught school in Fitchburg. twice married : by his first wife, Eliz- Later he went through the Harvard abeth, daughter of John Bryant, of Divinity School, graduating in 1839; Boston, he had one daughter, Annie was ordained in Calais, Me., and was Mason Grant, who married Charles for many years active in his profession, Frederick Lyman, '55, and died about preaching in Saco, Me., and in Bedten years ago; by his second wife, ford, Mass. In 1843 he formed the Charlotte Bordman Rice, daughter of first Unitarian Society in Milwaukee, Henry Gardner Rice, 1802, he had four Wis. In the same year he married children, viz. : Robert, '73, Henry Margaret Louisa Wiley, who, with Rice, '74, Patrick, '79, and Flora, wife several children, survives him. On of Morris Gray, '77. Mr. Grant's his return to the East he became death leaves but two survivors of the assistant in the Harvard Library, and Class of 1828, — the Rev. Charles was thus enabled to begin the literary Babbidge, of Pepperell, and the Rev. labors that occupied the rest of his life. J. W. Cross, of West Boylston. His latter years were devoted entirely

to the preparation and publication of 1829.

his Index to the North American Review, REV. SAMUEL MAY, Sec. his Index to the Christian Examiner, his

Initials and Pseudonyms and his AnoThe Rev. Dr. Samuel F. Smith, on nyms. He died at his home in CamOct. 21, celebrated his 87th birth- bridge, Aug. 27, 1895. day. His Baptist friends took special

1836. note of the birthday ; and the day after he was the guest of Howard Seminary

F. O. PRINCE, Sec. at West Bridgewater, where he was

54 Devonshire St., Bostop. “delightfully entertained by the pu- On Oct. 19 Col. Henry Lee celepils.” Twice he addressed them, once ebrated his golden wedding.–F. 0. on personal topics and his travels in Prince has been elected chairman of Eastern lands, and again “on the sub- the Board of Trustees of the Boston ject of memory,” in which he appeared Public Library. - S. B. Cruft is presias much interested as any of his hear- dent of the Howard Benevolent Soers could be. Dr. Smith's portrait by ciety. Peixotto has been presented to Harvard College. — As the Magazine goes

1838. to press, news comes of his death. A

W. I. BOWDITCH, Sec. biographical sketch will appear later.

28 State St., Boston.

William Wetmore Story, who died 1832.

suddenly at Vallombrosa, Italy, on William Cushing, the son of the Oct. 7, was a grandson of Dr. Elisha Hon. Edmund Cushing and of Mary Story, who was one of the “Boston Stearns Cusbing, was born in Lunen- tea-party,” and subsequently distinburg, May 15, 1811. Among his guished himself as a surgeon in the brothers were Judge Edmund Cushing Revolutionary army. His father, Joand Luther Cushing, the author of the seph Story, H. C. 1798, was a promi

nent politician and one of the most the Beethoven statue in the Boston distinguished jurists of his time, being Music Hall calls attention to his love Dane Professor of Law at Harvard of music, an art in which also his gifts from 1829 to 1845, when he was ap- were conspicuous. In connection with pointed to the U. S. Supreme Court. this fact it is of interest to note W. W. Story was born at Salem, Feb. that his son Julian, the distinguished 12, 1819, was graduated at Harvard painter, married one of the leading in 1838, and at the Law School two opera singers of the time, Emma years later. Being admitted to the Eames. But there was something Essex bar, he devoted himself for ten still stronger in Story's breast than years to the legal profession. That his love of literature and music, and he might have won the very highest that was his devotion to painting and distinction and honors in this field is sculpture, which led him to leave shown by the fact that in this brief America in 1848 and make his home period he wrote several books which thenceforth in Italy. Here he soon are still in use, one of them, “A Trea- acquired fame with the chisel, and his tise on Sales of Personal Property,” studio became one of the most popular being in its 6th edition, and another, resorts of native artists and foreign “Contracts Not Under Seal,” in its visitors. Mr. Story spoke several lan10th. His “Reports of the Decisions guages fluently, and he cordially welof the Circuit Court of the United comed and entertained all who had any States” fill three volumes. While claims to his consideration. Among these works evince remarkable politi- his most famous portraits, statues, cal and legal talent and insight, there and monuments are those of Justice was in Story's mind a still stronger Story (in the chapel at Mount Aufaculty which gradually asserted itself burn), Chief-Justice Marshall, Edward over his other gifts — namely, his love Everett (in Boston Public Garden), of art in its various manifestations. George Peabody (erected by public He was passionately fond of poetry, subscription in Threadneedle St., Lonmusic, painting, sculpture, and archi- don, 1871), W. C. Bryant, Josiah tecture, and the last forty-five years Quincy in Sanders Theatre, Camof his life gave evidence of the fact bridge), besides statuettes of Beetthat the question as to which of these hoven, Byron, Shakespeare, busts of J. arts he might most distinguish himself R. Lowell, Theodore Parker, etc. in would depend principally on the Among his ideal statues are two Cleoamount of time and attention he patras, Medea, Electra, Helen, Alcesmight choose to devote to each. tis, Judith, Sappho, Semiramis, Saul, While he was still engaged in the le- Orestes, Sardanapalus, Jerusalem in gal profession, he frequently contrib- her Desolation, Delilah, etc. In these uted articles and poems to various works, he won for himself a place in periodicals. In 1844 he delivered the the foremost rank of modern sculptors. Phi Beta Kappa poem at Harvard on The first Cleopatra statue, exhibited at “Nature and Art.” In 1847 he pub- the London Exhibition of 1862, made lished a volume of poems, to which he him the lion of the hour there, and added several other volumes in later had already been praised by Hawyears. The fact that, in 1856, he de- thorne in “ The Marble Faun," where livered a poem at the dedication of Story figures as “ Kenyon.” But al


though Story had established his repu

1842. tation in sculpture, he did not desert A. D. BLANCHARD, Sec. literature. In 1851 he issued “The

91 Hillside Ave., Melrose. Life and Letters of Joseph Story;" W.T. Davis, the historian of Plymin 1852, an enlarged edition of his outh, returned from England in Sepfather's miscellaneous works ; in 1856, tember. He went abroad to accomanother volume of poems; in 1861, plish a mission confided to him by the “Roba di Roma ; or Walks and Talks Pilgrim Society of Plymouth, viz.: to about Rome;" among his other works mark the spot at Scrooby where the are “ The American Question,” “ Pro- movement that culminated in the voyportions of the Human Figure,” “The age of the Mayflower was organized on Origin of the Italian Language and English soil. A handsome bronze tabPronunciation of Latin ;” “ He and let was made bearing the inscription: Sle, or a Poet's Portfolio ;” “Fiam- “This tablet is erected by the Pilmetta;

"« Vallombrosa; ” “Conversa- grim Society of Plymouth, Mass., U. tions in a Studio;” “Graffiti d'Italia;” S. A., to mark the site of the ancient “Stephanie;” and “Nero," — the last manor house where lived William two being dramas. Story received Brewster from 1588 to 1608, and the degree of D. C. L. from Oxford where in 1606 he organized the Pilin 1887; he was professor in the grim Church of which he became rulAccademia di Sta. Cecilia, Dei Quiriti ing elder and with which he went in and Degli Arcadi at Rome; a Fellow 1608 to Amsterdam, in 1609 to Leyden, of the American Academy ; a Corre- and in 1620 to Plymouth, where he sponding member of the Massachu- died, August 16, 1640.” After erectsetts Historical Society ; a Chevalier ing the tablet, Mr. Davis visited Leyof the Order of Francis I; a Com- den, where the Pilgrims spent 11 years. mendatore of the Order of the Crown

– Dr. Benjamin Cushing died on Oct. of Italy, and an officer of the Legion 16, after a painful illness lasting two of Honor. For many years his draw- years. During the Rebellion he served ing-room in the Barberini Palace, as volunteer surgeon at Hampton, Va. Rome, was the rendezvous of a cosmo- He graduated from the Medical School politan gathering of persons eminent in 1846, and for many years pracin any art or distinguished in any ticed his profession at Dorchester. way. In 1877, while on a visit to America, he delivered a course of lec

1846. tures on art. He last visited this

C. E. GUILD, Sec. country in 1883. To him, Lowell, his

27 Kilby St., Boston. most famous classmate, dedicated Senator G. F. Hoar was confined to “ Fireside Travels.” Story was mar- the house during October, and thus ried in 1843 to a member of the New prevented from taking part in the poEngland Eldridge family, and in 1893 litical campaign. He had previously their golden wedding was celebrated. condemned, in open letters widely pubMrs. Story died in Rome last year. lished, the methods of the American His daughter was married to Signor Protective Association. He was rePeruzzi, and his sons Waldo and Ju- elected president of the conference of lian have won distinction in sculpture Unitarian churches held at Washingand painting. - ED.

ton, D. C. VOL. IV.- NO. 14.


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