President George E. Reed
Dickinson college has a new president. Dr. Georgo E. Reed has been selected to fill that important post, and his election givesreatsatisfaction totlie friends of the college. Dr. Reed was born in 1840 at Brownville, Maine, hut spent his youth in MasÁchusetts. He was graduatod at :i leyan university at the head of his class, and afterwards studiod theology at the Methodist seminary of Boston. He entered the Provideoce conference and soon became prominent in )hi ' pit. In I87Ö he was called to the Hanson I' 1 a c o church. lyn, wliich lias tho largest Methodist congregation in the United States, and when ne retired from thut church was accorded a public reception ly the citizenaof BrooMyn, Irrespective of creed, in Dr. Talmage's church. Dr. Reed was elected tothe presidency of Dickinson college Jroin the pulpit of Trinity church, New Haven, Conn., one of the largest Methodist churchea. _He is in tho ju me of lifo, of commanding nee and of a penial disposition. In the pulpit he has djsplayed Rne oiatorical powers, and lias bceu especially effective in influenc;ag youug men. A number of plants have been discovtred i:i the Pliilippine Islands whose flowers nru ilmost a yard in diameter, tho petals, flve in number, being oval and of a ( n wny white color.
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