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Richard, George (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 60, Number 13 (May 1959)

With alumni clubs,   pp. [23]-24


Page [23]


with alumni clubs
O NE OF the greatest Founders Day seasons in Univer-
     sity history is virtually at an end, with a variety of
unofficial records chalked up. From coast to coast, outside-
Wisconsin Alumni Clubs held successful meetings in a score
of cities; inside Wisconsin, no less than 45 out of the total
47 clubs carried out their Founders Day plans.
  Another notable feature of Founders Day season in Wis-
consin was the prevalence of perfectly atrocious weather.
For the first time in the memory of Field Secretary Ed Gib-
son, speakers from Madison were unable to get through to
fulfill their engagements because of weather. Once a freak
snowstorm and resulting treacherous roads turned back Presi-
dent Elvehjem from La Crosse; and one of the year's big-
gest snowfalls effectively kept Meteorology Prof. Verner
Suomi separated from Ashland. And "B" stood for blizzard
as well as Beloit, Burlington and Berlin, so far as Founders
Day speakers were concerned.
a LOVEly time in Akron
ght was February 13 and a Valentine motif prevailed at the
Founders 'Day Dinner. At the left, retiring president James T.
and his wife, together with incoming president Walter Prieser
s wife, beam upon a gift of Wisconsin cheese. At the head
I's Mrs. Prieser again, Donald C. Voegeli, arrangements chair-
nd the speaking guest of the evening Registrar Paul L. Trump.
Badgers all.


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