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Egstad, Herman M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 30, Number 4 (Jan. 1929)

With the Wisconsin clubs,   pp. 130-131


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Page z3o                           THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE        
                            7anuary, 1929
                          With the Wisconsin Clubs
           "Sit together, listen together, sing together, eat together,
and you'll work together."
    Manhattan Dines, Dances             of pictures and manuscripts. This
trip         The Big Ten Club
    N Tuesday evening, Nov. 27, the     is being sponsored by one of our
Pasa-  f ADGER alumni of the Southwest
New   York Alumni Association       dena members, Mrs. E. M. Kurtz.     
      will be interested to know that an
held an informal dinner and dance at the  Don't forget, Wisconsinites in
South-  organization has beeni started on the
Town Hall Club, I23 West 43rd St., at   Mis                             
      west coast which will keep them   in
which about sixty men and women were   Miss Mirah Congdon, 4036 S. Harvard
  touch with the University and with
present. During dinner the assembled   Blvd.,Los Angeles, for information
    their friends and classmates of college
group was led in community singing by  concerning our next meeting.-NELLA
    years.
Norval Luther Church, formerly di-     BURGESS KRAUSHAAR, '24, Secretary.
       The organization is The Big Ten
rector of the University band. Otto C.                                  
      University Club of San Francisco, Cal.
Roehling, 'i2, and last year a member                .          .       
      In it are representatives of all the Big
of the American Opera company, sang            Prof. Fish at Chicago    
      Ten universities.  It is headed by
several selections which were greatly  pROF. CARL         RUSSELL    FISH,
    Charles S. Knight, University of Wis-
enjoyed by everyone present.   This        prominent on the Hill and among
    consin, president.
constituted the entire program except  alumni circles for his brilliant scholarly
 The Big Ten University Club meets
for a short business meeting at which  attainments and for his scintillating
wit,  at the Stewart hotel at I2:I5 for lunch
there was considerable discussion of   will be the featured speaker at the
next  once a month for ten consecutive months
Judge  Evans' suggestion   that the    meeting of the University of Wisconsin
 of the year, with each of the schools
Alumni underwrite the cost of securing  Alumnae Association of Chicago, Satur-
 represented being responsible for one
paintings of well-known and kindly     day, Feb. 2, at the Palmer House,
Chi-  program. Other special meetings are
remembered members of the faculty to   cago. All alumnae of Chicago and its
 held as the occasions arise, such as a
hang in the class rooms at Madison. The  environs are invited to attend.-GRACE
 visit from one of the University officials.
remainder of the evening was devoted   HATHAWAY CASS, Secretary.        
        On Dec. I the club held a special
to dancing.                                                             
      luncheon to entertain the Big Ten
  If you are in New York and.wish to                                    
      members of the "EAST" football team
get in touch with the local Alumni Asso-     Form  Luncheon Group       
      which played the all-star "WEST"
ciation please communicate with the                                     
      team in San Francisco, Dec. 29, for the
Secretary, R. Gilman Smith, 6o Broad-  A MEETING       of Wisconsin Alumni
    benefit of the Shrine's Childrens Hos-
way, Telephone Hanover 9ii2.                of the Pittsburgh District, Pitts-
 pital. Rube Wagner, captain and tackle
  Weekly luncheons are held every       burgh, Pa., was held at the Hotel
     of the i928 Wisconsin team, was a mem-
Tuesday at 1I2:30 at Millers' Restaurant,  Schenley, Saturday night, Oct.
27.  ber of the "EAST" team, an honor won
I I3 Nassau St.-R. GILMAN SMITH, Sec-    The members attending included 
    for the first time by a Badger gridder.
retary.                                 Montfort Jones, J. E. Conway, H.
E.      Officers of The Big Ten University
                                        Broadfoot, T. M. Herreid, A. S. Rufs-
 Club are Charles S. Knight, Wisconsin,
       Los Angeles Alumnae              vold, K. A. West, R. C. Grimstad,
A. J.  president; V. R. Pentecost, Iowa, first
                                        Ackerman, and G. B. Tjoflat.    
      vice president; L. T. Larsen, Michigan,
DESPITE the efforts of our president     A  few  of the Wisconsin Alumni
    second vice president; L. A. Elsener,
    Miss Helen Kellogg, to let the club  located in downtown Pittsburgh have
 Purdue, third vice president; W. A.
hear the returns of the Wisconsin-     recently been taking luncheon together
 Chowen, Minnesota, secretary; and
Minnesota game at the meeting Satur-   on Tuesday of each week at Gimbels
   John A. Spears, Purdue, treasurer.
day, Nov. 24, we had to be satisfied   Department store. For further informa-
 The coming meetings are Feb. 7,
with getting them from the newspapers  tion concerning these luncheons it
is  March 7, April Ii, May 9, and June I3.
after the meeting, as no Los Angeles   suggested that Alumni and former stu-
station was broadcasting the game in   dents of the University of Wisconsin
which we were so interested.            get in touch with N. E. French, Du-
          "On Wisconsin" Wins
  The club welcomed two new members    quesne Light Co., Philadelphia Co.
at this meeting, Miss Gladys Cook, '23,  Bldg., or H. E. Broadfoot, 9I4 Farmers
 W ITH  "On Wisconsin" as their
and Miss Sarah Pauline Wild, '24,       Bank Bldg.-G. B. TJOFLAT, Secretary.
       song, Badger alumni won first
which is one proof that California is                                   
      prize for singing at New Orleans, Dec. 4,
still drawing Wisconsin alumnae.                                        
      when more than i1o alumni of the Big
  A more concentrated program of pub            Detroit Bridge-Tea      
      Ten Conference universities held their.
licity for the club is to be carried out  THE Christmas season was ushered
   annual banquet in the La Louisiane
and from now on visitors and those tak-   in by The University of Wisconsin
  hotel. Iowa won first prize for cheering.
ing up their residence in Southern     Women's Club of Detroit with a suc-
   Robert Usher represented Wisconsin on
California can get information concern-  cessful and entertaining Christmas
party  the speakers' program.
ing our activities from  the Women's   Dec. I S. The committee in charge
of the
University club and the Biltmore Hotel  arrangements included the Misses
Grace
which is designated as the Inter-col-  Shugart, Bonita Carlson, Cordula Kohl,
     New YorkAlumnaeMeet
legiate Hotel in Los Angeles.           and Helen Astey.                
      MEMBERS        of the University of
  Following our next luncheon, Jan. I 9,  The next meeting of the club will
be     Wisconsin Alumnae Association
we are going to visit the famous Hunt-  on Jan. i9th, when a benefit bridge-tea
 of New York met in the Patio of the
ington Library in Pasadena and thus be  will be given. The hostesses for
this  Barbizon, 63rd St. and Lexington Ave.,
among the favored small number al-     event will be Mrs. A. G. Crocker,
Miss  Dec. I 2, for a dinner and program of
lowed to see this wonderful collection  Lucille Born, and Mrs. F. R. Erbach.
 entertainment.


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