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McCormick, Bart E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 28, Number 4 (Feb. 1927)

News of the classes,   pp. 149-[155]


Page 150


1THE WISCONSIN ALUMNI MAGAZINE
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    Please Mention this Magazine
under observation, three doctors and six
one day. They were strong for an im-
mediate carving blee. Now they have
decided nothing ails me and I go home
next week-a well man.   Thank you.
--F.S. W.
A
982    E. A. DRAKE and his wife,
       formerly Mary C. LAMB., have
their home in New. Ulm,'Minn., but
they spend the winter months 'in El
Paso, Texas, where Mr. Drake is as-
sociate professor of economics in the
College of Mines, Texas State Univer-
sity. Mr. and Mrs. Drake spent the
recent holiday vacatibn in southern
California. In Los Angeles they had a
happy visit with a classmate of theirs,
the Reverend E. K. HOLDEN, and his
wife, formerly Susan MYLREA, '83. In
Santa Barbara they were entertained
in the home of Mayor H. A. ADRIAN,
'92. From Santa Barbara Mr. and Mrs.
Drake went over the mountains into the
Santa Maria valley to the place where,
fifty years before, Mr. Drake. taught the
One thing you can do to help-patronizi our advertisers.
visits of Frank are interesting and
reminiscent.
  My Christmas' greetings from class-
mates were more generous than usual.
One was from BRADY, Seattle; the other
from GOODALL, Mississippi. May they
both live long and pursue the custom!
I did- receive a splendid letter from
Emma GArrIKxE'. I would like to insert
it here in its entirety, but have not time
to ask her consent. There were many
extraordinary girls in our class, but none
that excelled Emma.
  I have been in St. Luke's a month now
"Your story in Pictures
leaves nothing untOld.."
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first public school in an exclusively
Mexican district to earn the money to
take him through Wisconsin University.
Some of the experiences that Mr. Drake
had as a public school teacher there
were unique. For example, there was~at
first no school house, but Don Juan
Pedro Olivera showed his interest in the
glorious cause of the education of the
children of the district by moving the
fixtures of one room of his saloon into
the adjoining bar-room in order that a
half of the establishment might be de-
voted to "uplift."
'84    Prof Julius E. OLsON, chairman
       of the Scandinavian language
department of the University, cele-
brated his 68th birthday in November.
Professor Olson has now been with the
University for 43 years, having received
an instructorship immediately after his
graduation in 1884 and a professorship
in 1892.
       Otto J. SCHUSTER, long promi-
       nent in educational work in
Wisconsin,-has become contributing ed-
itor to the Union Star, Brookneal, Va.
He is a resident of, Clarendon, Va.
       Edward G. RAEuBER, pharma-
       ceutical manufacturer inMil
waukee, is very much interested in*
having the American Pharmaceutical
Association locate its headquarters at
Madison.
'90    Prof. Leonard S. SMITH, -who.
       recently returned from a tour of
Japan, was entertained by Wisconsin'
alumni at the Faculty Club in Berkeley
upon his arrival in the States. Among
those who attended the luncheon were
Dr. Herbert Bolton, Prof. C. T.Wiskocil,
Dr. W. S. Mead, Prof. J. G. Fowkles,
Prof. Samuel C. May, Prof. John W.
Gregg, all of the University of Cali-
fornia, C. B. Joeckel, Berkeley librarian,
and Frank V. Cornish, president of the
U. W. Club of Northern California. On
December 3 Professor Smith gave an
address before the Commonwealth Club
of San Francisco and on December 4 to
the City Club of Los Angeles, speaking
on "Japanese Policies and Japanese
Reconstruction." It is reported that
Professor Smith was offered $ioooo a
year to accept the position of consulting
engineer with a California city planning
concern. He has returned to Madison
to take up his second semester's work.-
Dr. W. F. SEYMOUR, a medical mission-
ary at Shantung, China, writes: "What
can we say to describe China today?
Factional strife everywhere. Soldiers
drilling, coming and going on every
train. People oppressed, forced into
serving or supporting  the soldiers.
Many sections overflowed last summer.
Famine threatening. Yet in spite of all,


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