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Schoenfeld, Clay (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 49, Number 8 (May 1948)

June's bustin out all over!,   pp. 6-7

Page 6

THE CLASS OF 1903 IN 1933
           a~sed Badlies
  WITH A RETURN TO pre-war semester
schedules, the Commencement-Reunion Week-
end moves back to June this year, so reuning
Badgers will be congregating on the Hill and
the Union Terrace to the theme of June is
Bustin' Out All Over.
  The Weekend (June 18, 19, 20) will certainly
be "bustin'" with colorful activities arranged
by the Wisconsin Alumni Association. High
spots to anticipate are:
  1. Half-Century Club luncheon F r i d a y
   2. President Fred's reception Friday night.
   3. Commencement ceremonies Saturday
   4. Class get-togethers Friday and Saturday.
   5. Alumni dinner and program Saturday
  Ten UW classes will hold organized reunions
this Spring-1898 to 1943.
  S . The: annual -IHalf-Century Club luncheon at 1
p. m. Friday, June 18, will open the Weekend's
activities. It's the turn of the class of 1898 for
admission to the exclusive organization, open
only to Wisconsin alumni who have been grad-
uates for 50 years or more.
  Class president H. J. Thorkelson has engi-
neered a class project for presenting to the
University at this time a cash bequest for the
Centennial Fund. Pres. Walter A. Frautschi of
the Alumni Association will present Golden
Jubilee Certificates to the '98ers at the lunch-
eon and Pres. E. B. Fred of the University will
be a featured speaker. Another traditional cere-
mony to be observed will be the presentation of
the historic gold-headed cane to the oldest at-
tending UW graduate.
  Organized in 1941 by the Alumni Association,
the Half-Century Club's purpose is to promote!
fellowship among veteran Badger alumni. Its
living membership is now more than 500. A
1948 Half-Century Club directory will be pub-
lished by the Association this month.
  Under the leadership of William H. Haight,
president, the Class of 1903 will hold a luncheon
get-together in the Memorial Union. A class
program following the luncheon is b e i n g
planned by Andrew Hopkins and Beulah Post.
  Approximately 100 Badgers of the class of
1908 have already signed up to participate in
that group's festivities, including a tournament
at the Maple Bluff Golf Club on Friday after-
noon, June 18, followed by a class dinner there
that evening and a picnic lunch Saturday noon,
June 19, at the Madison home of Mr. and Mrs.
Ray Stroud. Class president is Ernest F. Rice,
  The Nakoma Country Club will be the scene
of a 1913 class dinner Friday night, June 18.
Friday afternoon will mark a golf tournament

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