MACARONIC VERSE, a kind of fa cetious poetry in which foreign words are dis torted and jumbled together; so called by Teo filo Folengo, a Mantuan monk of noble family, who published a book entitled (Liber Maca ronicorum,> a poetical rhapsody, made up of words of different languages. His principal poem was called macaronis, because it was mixed up of Latin and Italian, as macaroni is mixed ' up with cheese. Consult Morgan, 'Macaronis Poetry.) MacARTHUR, Arthur, American soldier: b. Springfield, Mass., 2 June 1845; d. Milwaukee, Wis., 5 Sept. 1912. Having enlisted in the United States volunteer service in Wisconsin he served through the Civil War period, being promoted lieutenant-colonel and brevet-colonel in May 1865, for gallant and meritorious con duct in the battles of Perryville, Ky. Stone River, Tenn., Mission Ridge and Danridge, Ga., Franklin, Tenn., and in the Atlantic campaign. He was mustered out of the volunteer service in June 1865 and entered the regular army with the rank of lieutenant in the 17th United States Infantry the following year. In the Spanish American War he was appointed a brigadier general of volunteers and assigned to the Phil ippine expeditionary forces. He was promoted brigadier-general in the regular army, 2 Jan. 1900; commanded the Military Division of the Philippines, major-general U. S. A., 1901, and lieutenant-general, 15 Sept. 1906. He re turned in 1901, and in 1902 commanded the Eastern department, 19132-03 the Lakes, 1903-04 of California, and 1904-07 the Pacific division. He was retired by operation of law 2 June 1909.
MacARTHUR, Duncan, American pio neer: h. Dutchess County, N. Y., 14 June 1772; d. Ohio, 1839. His family removed in 1780 to the western frontier of Pennsylvania, and at 18 years of age he went to seek his fortune in the wilderness, and participated as a ranger or scout in the warfare with the Indians in Ken tucky and Ohio, until the victory of General Wayne in 1794 gave peace to the Western coun try. About the commencement of the present
century he settled in Ohio as a surveyor, and in 1805 became a member of the Ohio legislature, and was appointed major-general of the terri torial militia. In the War of 1812 he received the commission of brigadier-general in the army, and succeeded General Harrison in 1814 in command of the army of the West. After the peace, as a joint commissioner with General Cass, he negotiated the treaty with the Indians of Ohio for the sale of their lands in that State, which was ratified in 1818. He served again in the Ohio legislature 1815-21, and in 1823-25 was a representative in Congress from that State. In 1830 he was elected governor of Ohio.
MacARTHUR, Robert Stuart, American Baptist clergyman; b. Dalesville, Quebec, 31 July 1841. He was graduated from the Univer sity of Rochester, N. Y., in 1867, and from the Rochester Theological Seminary there in 1870, and from May 1870 to September 1911 was. pastor of 'Calvary Baptist Church, New York, when he resigned, having been elected president of the Baptist World Alliance. He went to Russia to secure from the Tsar's government permission to buy land on which to erect a Baptist Bible College. He later went to Burma as president of the Alliance to assist in cele brating the centennial anniversary of Adoniram, Judson s mission work in Burma. He was for a long period connected editorally with the Christian Inquirer and Baptist Review, and has, lectured on foreign travel. His publications
elude 'Calvary Pulpit' ; 'Current questions for Thinking Men' ; 'Lectures on the Land and the Book' ; (Around the
Old Testament Difficulties);