Indiana University Alumni Quarterly Volume 4

Indiana University Alumni Quarterly Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... political friends and admirers once said regretfully, 'The only trouble about the judge is that he is too honest. He just wont compromise, and sometimes you have to.'... In the Senate he worked for good measures. He introduced bills, even though he knew that they would, for party reasons, be killed, and in cases of vicious legislation he insisted on roll call in voting and so put every man on record--a not useless proceeding. He fights hard but not sullenly, and if he loses he does not plead injustice; he merely gets ready to fight again. He is one of the men who is daily upholding the finest teachings and principles of the University." 1883 Alonzo Dale Moffett, A.B. '83, A.M. '89, of Elwood, Ind., died at the Robert Long Hospital at Indianapolis, January 9, following an operation. Mr. Moffett was born on a farm in Owen county, October 10, 1859. He received his common school education in that county and graduated from the Spencer high school. He was ambitious for a higher education--and after graduating from Indiana University he took a postgraduate course at Johns Hopkins. He was successively a teacher in the schools at Tipton, Ind., a civil engineer for the Burlington railroad in Wyoming, then returned to school work, being the superintendent of schools at Peru, Ind., and Decatur, Ind. Newspaper work appealed to him, because of the fact that he felt that he could do good in the moulding of public sentiment and in 1897 he became the owner and editor of the Elwood Daily Record. His influence in his community will live long after him. How well he measured up to high standards with his fellow editors was proven in the fact that he was the president of the Indiana Democratic Association and the Northern Indiana Association of Editors and was...show more

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  • Paperback | 244 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545249
  • 9781236545244