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Thoma, Harry C. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 38, Number IX (June 1937)

In the alumni world,   pp. 352-359


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          Clashs of 1882                    tiful home, 4345 Berkshire Avenue,
Los      company at Horicon, who has served as a
                                            Angeles, California. One of Mrs.
Ward's    director and member of the taxation com-
  Emil BAENSCH, '81, writes that John       numerous hobbies is raising thousands
of   mittee of the U. S. Chamber of Commerce
J. ESCH is the author of an article on      beautiful roses.-Two of the members
of     for a number of years, was selected one of
the Commission's Influence on Legislation   the  class of  1891, Dr. Fredrick
 W.     the six general vice-presidents, a fine com-
in the March issue of George Washington     ADAMSON and Fredrick H. SMITH,
spent       pliment to his work as director, at the
university's Law Review, dedicated to the  the winter months in sunny Florida.
       late national convention in Washington.
semi-centennial of the Interstate Commerce                              
                -A. L. BLACKSTONE, Waukesha banker
commission.                                           Class of 1892     
                and lawyer, joined the old grads returning
                for the Phi Gam    annual "pig dinner"
          Class of 1885                        George STANCHFIELD has been
with         May 2.    Two of his sons have become
                                            the WPA   at Green Bay since
last fall.   Phi Gams.-Dr. C. K. LEITH, famed
  Benjamin SMITH is a lawyer, retired                                   
               University geologist, and Mrs. Leith were
and living in Los Angeles, since 1920, at             Class of 1893     
                White House guests recently at dinner.-
269 So. Kingsley dr. He is married and                                  
                Marquette added its honorary degree of
the father of two daughters.-Henry G.          Charles ROGERS of Ft. Atkinson
was      Doctor of Letters to that of Wisconsin's,
RUENZEL, for 36 years a member of the       the subject of a recent feature
story in   in recognition of the work of Louise
state board of pharmacy, and for 25 years  the Milwaukee Journal because
of his in-   Phelps KELLOGG, research associate of the
secretary of the board, has retired from   teresting daily diary which he
has kept    Wisconsin Historical society.
service.  He was a member of the first     for the last 54 years.  His mother
and
class in pharmacy at the University. He     grandmother and grandfather also
kept                    The '97 Reunon
was appointed to the board by "Old Bob"    diaries, some of which
are preserved with     As befits a class celebrating its fortieth
La Follette and is widely known to drug-   his own.   He is a director of
the First    anniversary, Ninety-seven plans a "get to-
gists over the state as "Uncle Henry."     National bank, president
of Rotary and     gether" in which good fellowship and
                                            the library board, treasurer
of the Jeffer-  the spirit of friendliness will be featured
          Class of 1886                     son county Humane society, past
presi-      more than spectacular stunts.    Central
                                             dent and present director of
the Wiscon-   event of the reunion will be the class
  Grant THOMAS, former timber invest-       sin Alumni association, former
district at-  luncheon at the Memorial Union, June
ment and sawmill operator, now lives at     torney and county judge.    
                19, at which Fred H. CLAUSEN will be
2019 N. E. 19th, Portland, Ore. He is                                   
               host and Walter ALEXANDER will pro-
married and retired. In 1903-04 he was                Class of 1895     
                vide the music and entertainment.
executive secretary of the Wisconsin com-                               
                  Plans for the reunion are in charge of
mission to the Louisiana Purchase Expo-        Prof. Herbert Eugene BOLTON,
world's    a committee which includes besides Fred
sition at St. Louis.                        leading authority on California
history,     CLAUSEN     and   Walter   ALEXANDER,
                                            has in his keeping what is believed
to be  Arthur W. FAIRCHILD, Mrs. Mary LAF-
          Class of 1887                     the plate by which Sir Francis
Drake pro-   LIN   Jones, Otto    OESTREICH, Judge
                                             claimed the new   and strange
land the     Evan A. EVANS, Mrs. Cecile SCHREIBER
       Fiftieth Reunion-June 19              kingdom  of Queen Elizabeth
in 1579.        McCarthy and George F. DOWNER. An-
  Not only those who graduated with         The plate, purchased for $2000
from its    nouncements and invitations were sent to
'87 but those who were at any time iden-   store clerk discoverer on San
Francisco    the surviving 123 members of the classes
tified with the class should surely attend  bay, may materially alter California
his-  whose addresses are known and these are
this significant reunion.  In addition to  tory as constructed by historians
to date.  being followed up by personal letters from
the luncheon at Mrs. CARPENTER's, Sat-                                  
                the members of the committee.     From
urday, June 1 9 at half past twelve and               Class of 1896     
               returns already received, an attendance of
the breakfast at Miss ALLEN's Sunday                                    
                from 40 to 50 members of Ninety-seven
morning at nine, invitations to which          Charles I. BURKHOLDER has
been with     is predicted.
have already been sent to the class, other  the Duke Power company since
1906.
plans for entertainment are under consid-   and for many years has been vice-presi-
               Cl        f 1898
eration. One interesting feature of this    dent in charge of production.
 Since the                  ass o
Commencement will be the opportunity        establishment of the Duke Endowment
he         The May issue of the Alumnus con-
to meet our new President and his wife-    has been a member of the board
of          tained a brief account of some differences
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Dykstra.           trustees.                   
                between Joseph E. DAVIES, U. S. Am-
              KATHARINE ALLEN, Secy.                                    
                bassador to Russia, and his friend Freder-
                                                       Class of 1897    
                ick A. LANDECK. This unfortunate item
          Class of 1890                             Class Reunion-June 19
              slipped past the editor's copy reading and
             Class of                         DeWitt Lee REABURN        is
living at    was allowed to be published, obviously in
   Dr. T. L. HARRINGTON has resigned         6660 Whitley Terrace, Hollywood,
Cal.       poor taste. The differences between these
from the Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis as-   He has the distinction of having
deter-    two gentlemen were easily patched up and
sociation to take up duties as medical     mined the height of Mt. McKinley
in        they are now, as they always have been,
director of River Pines sanatorium at Ste-  1902 and of being the locating
engineer   good friends. Our apologies to both indi-
vens Point, Wis.                            on the most southerly and most
northerly     viduals.
                                             railroad projects in the western
hemi-                Cl        f 1899
          Class of 1891                     sphere. He was a special student
in 1896-                ass o
                                             '97 and has held various topographic
en-      Harry L. VONTROTT is living in Wes-
   During a recent trip to the west coast.  gineering positions, with the
National     laco, Tex., where he is owner of the
a member of the class of '91 called on Mrs.  Park Service.-Fred H. CLAUSEN,
presi-    Flowerland Nurseries.-Rosa MCBRIDE,
Emma ROSENSTENGLE Ward at her beau-         dent of the Van Brunt Manufacturing
        Ph.B. in pedagogy, as she says, lives at
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