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Egstad, H. M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 35, Number VII (April 1934)

This and that about the faculty,   pp. 211-216

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April, Nineteen thirty-four                                             
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        Northern California Club                                     a  
HELEN G. THURBY, '11, is the president of the Wis-
    consin Alumni Association of Northern California
which is one of the oldest of the Wisconsin alumni clubs,               
having been established in 1904 and retaining its active                
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status ever since. E. V. Olson, ex-'20, is vice-president and     X1tI A@
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Frank V. Cornish, '96, the man who has been the backbone                X9tFi1gii
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of the club for many years, is secretary.                               
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  The association is planning to have their annual meeting              
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in either February or March and hopes that it will have the             
opportunity of having as their honored guest President
Frank, who may take a trip to the coast at that time.    -'D)ON'T mind the
showers that come along." Al Jolson
                                                                 sings a
song that starts with that line. The Campus
                                                           is singing the
same thing these days because everybody
Big   Ten    Alumni Organize             at Alton          knows that the
heavy April showers now     soaking the
GROWING out of a few informal get-togethers during       Campus are but a
harbinger of the beautiful, sunny spring
    the past football season, the Big Ten Alumni Club of  days which are
to follow. Already the Hill and the drives
Alton, Ill., is now a successful and growing organization.  are beginning
to show signs of life. Bits of green show
Two men, Jerry Lofy, '31, of Wisconsin and Ralph Wand-   here and there and
the lake is completely free of ice. Madi-
ling of Illinois were largely responsible for the first meet-  son's gorgeous
spring will soon be here. The baseball team
ings of the group.                                         is hard at work
at Camp Randall, tennis and golf enthu-
  Following a few informal meetings, each of which was   siasts are busy
practicing their favorite strokes and soon
attended better than the preceding one, a banquet was held  Madison will
become a great outdoor playground.
at which 80 members of the club adopted a constitution
for the government of the club. Officers were elected, Mr.
Lofy being chosen president; Mr. Wandling, secretary;                   
George McBride of Michigan, vice-president; Dr. H. E.
Middleton of Illinois, treasurer; and M. E. Newell,       8. Spring vacation
ends, classes resumed.
sergeant-at-arms.                                          13. Haresfoot
Production, Dictated-Not Red, at the Park-
  While these officers were elected for a period of one year,  way Theater,
it was believed desirable to provide a more stable group,
called an advisory council, consisting of one member from  14. Dictated-Not
Red at the Parkway.
each school and selected by the membership from  that
school, to serve for five years. The original council member-
ship is as follows:                                        17. French Club
play in Bascom theater.
  Chicago, Forrest T. Turner; Illinois, M. E. Newell;        .
Indiana, Luther L. Myers; Iowa, Walter Elliott; Michigan,  20. Military Ball
in the Great Hall of the Union
George McBride; Minnesota, A. P. Anderson; North-        21. Dictated-Not
Red at the Parkway Theater.
western, K. E. JenksI Ohio State, James B. Cherry; Purdue,   Tennis-Wisconsin
vs. Ripon at Madison.
W. E. Robbins; Wisconsin, L. E. Hebl, '32.                     Baseball-Wisconsin
vs. Il-
  Besides the several monthly smokers and the original        linois at Madison.
banquet, the club has held one very pleasant dancing party   TrckWscni vs.
and one equally successful card party.                        Track-Wisconsin
vs. Mar-
  Altho the purpose of the club is primarily to promote        quette at
friendships among the graduates, it is hoped that it can     Charles R. Van
Hise elected
lend influence toward fostering interest in university train-  president
of the Univer-
ing by providing information to high school graduates who      sity, 1903.
show interest.                                             2 ' 22. Soccer-Wisconsin
vs. Mil-
                                      L. E. HEBL, '32.           waukee Bayern
club at
                                                            26. University
Singers Concert
          Chicago     Alumnae       Club                         in Music
Hall, 8:15.
MEMIBERS of the Chicago Alumnae were privileged at               Matrix Banquet
of Theta
     their March luncheon meeting to hear Greta Schultz        Sigma Phi
in the Great Hall of the Union.
Kranz give a talk on her experiences in Germany. Mrs.
Kranz had unusual opportunities as a visitor in Germany  27. College of Agriculture
Banquet in the Memorial
because of her friendship with Edward L. Deuss, at that        Union.
time head of the International News Service in Europe, and  Tennis-Wisconsin
vs. Chicago at Chicago.
his wife, Harriet Goodwin Deuss. Through them she met        Baseball-Wisconsin
vs. Minnesota at Madison.
many of the leading political figures, newspaper writers,
and diplomats of Berlin and also participated as a spectator  28. May Day
breakfast of the Library school.
in many Nazi demonstrations. She described the greatest      Baseball-Wisconsin
vs. Minnesota at Madison.
thrill of her life, seeing President von Hindenburg stand    Tennis-Wisconsin
vs. Northwestern at Evanston.
motionless at his window hour after hour reviewing the      Track-Drake Relays
at Des Moines, Iowa.
Nazi parade. Part of her year abroad was devoted to study
in the University of Berlin and part to travel in Germany,  29. Soccer-Wisconsin
vs. Milwaukee Vienna Club at
for some of which her husband joined her.                        Milwaukee.

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