THE MISSING PROFESSOR
RETURN OF THK SEARCH PARTY. (Pru Press Association.; DtnsEDiN, December 26. The " Dally Timoa " search party have returned, the searoh for Professor Brown haying proved ansuccesaful. They went over the Saddlr, and ooold see a way by which the Sounds could be reaohed, but they did ndt go through, not deeming it likely that -Professor Brown would do bo. As it unhappily appears that all hope that Prcf jssor Brown, who wosloat m the Manapourl oountry on the 6th laetant, will now be found alive must be abandoned, the following btlef sketch of his career (which wo take from the " Southland Times ") will be interesting : — John Mainwarlog Brown was born Id 1864, and educated at Tanbddge Grammar Sohool. atadylng there from 1867 to 1872. In the latter, year be obtained one of the exhibition of £100 a year given by the • aohool, aud tenable for four years at either Oxford or Cambridge. He ohoae Cambridge, and entered Cnrlst's College. la 1885 be took hia B.A, degree, coming out second. ln the firat-.o'aßa of the Historical Trlppa Thin eudoeaa he supplemoated by gaining, the following year, the firatof the two Whewell scholarship* for international law, open for competition to anyone over the age of twentyfive. From 1876 to 1881 ho .acted as lecturer la Hiatury and Political Economy under the University of Cambridge. Local Lcoturos Syndicate. Ho delivered lectures In varloua parts of England— -one of tbese appointments being at the Crystal Palaoa. In 1881 he acted as leoturerln History at Cambridge Unlverefiy under the Board of Hiatorloal Studies, He wai called to the English Bar In 1881, and shortly after he was elected Professor of English at Otago University.
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THE MISSING PROFESSOR, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888
THE MISSING PROFESSOR Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2022, 27 December 1888
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