27 Genetic and Structural Relations of the Igneous Rocks of the Lower Neponset Valley. But the more quiet life gave opportunity for a thorough recasting of many questions and formulation of matters which had been in bis Clarence Luther Herrick. A number of articles have already been published in the philosophical serials bearing on these matters and there is a considerable collection of MSS. During his last year there was an obvious failing of physical strength so that long field trips had to be abandoned. So that before his death much of the philosophical correlation of which mention was made in his early life, was effected. For four years he was the president of the territorial university at Albuquerque, though at the close of the third year it became evident that the strain of the executive work and confinement were too hard for him, and his connection during the fourth year was mainly of supervision and general control.
On the other hand the teacher with a genuine zeal for his subject, so simple that it never feels the need of self- assertion, already has his battle two-thirds won.
His students will feel — vaguely perhaps, but surely — that the interest is not real.
It was so apparent from even a slight acquaint- ance with him that he loved it and believed in it as a pur- suit worthy not only of his own highest thought and most earnest effort, but deserving as well the supreme attention of any man.
* * * What were some of the reasons for the unquestionable power he pos- sessed of moulding the purposes and lives of his associates? One reason for this power was undoubtedly the perfect sincerity of his devotion to science.
The university of Minnesota knew him directly as a student and young investigator and his friends there have watched his subsequent career. contains the following notice : "University men and women will regret to hear of the death of Prof. Specializing in ornithology, he mounted many of the specimens now in the Biological Museum, and made scientific reports one of which was published for the state by the geological and natural history survey ; and an- other an illustrated treatise on Fresh Water Crustaceans, ranks high among American authorities.
His life work having been distributed in three widely separated communities, each gave expression of its estimate of the man at the time of his death. Herrick, at Socorro, New Mexico, Sep- tember fifteenth. Herrick was graduated from the uni- versity, and had here been granted the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. We who knew him felt our own ambitions purified and ennobled by the contact. Thus professor Herrick's intellectual honesty and genuine zeal for science found an answering note in the minds and hearts of all those whose lives touched his. For years he labored under the discouragements of disease, but he held out gal- lantly in the prosecution of his chosen work. It is no mere accident that both his brothers, his wife's brother, his only son and a large proportion of his students have caught the spirit of original research and made important contributions to the fund of new knowledge. List of the Fresh Water and Marine Crustacea of Alabama, with Descriptions of the New Species and Synop- tical Keys for Identification. Three commonwealths feel the influence of his versatile brain; three universities honor his memory. I have never known an enthusiasm so contagious as his. Contribution to the Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico and the South. He established the Journal of Neur- ology, one of the leading scientific periodicals of the world.