Willlam R. Harpep, who has been elected President ol the new majtnificent Chicago Dnlverslty, was bom in Concord, Ohlo, July 26, 1856. JIc entered the Musklngum college when ten years old, and when fourteen, dellvered a Hebiew oration on commencement day. He thtn entered Yale where he took I'li. T). degree. Bínce then he has been principal ol Semlte langaaffas in Tale. Dr. Harpen Isa (syman never havinj; b%ea ii ensed or ordained to the miiiisti-y. still he is one of our foremosi IüIjIc ciiucs. Whlle belonging t progressive school of bíblica! interpreters Dr. Harper symmpathlzes in vital respecta with the generally accepted views concerninst the; biblo.