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

Alumni briefs,   pp. 209-210

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           The Wisconsin Alumni Magazine
1927   To Mr. and Mrs. William      W.     1894 and practically forced Walter
1927   CHURCHILL   (Lucille LEGLER) a      to pick one of them for his all-American
           Alumni W          orld
       second son, Norman Lee, on Feb-     team by making a sensational tour
of the
       ruary 10 at Schenectady, N. Y.      east in which they trimmed Cornell
and             (Continued from page 208)
1928   To Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. DEL-       Pennsylvania. Camp picked Karel.
           but I'm gradually getting used to being 'an
       LICKER a son, Henry A., Jr., on       That great backfield consisted
of Nelson  alum.' Here's to each and every issue of
       February  15, at West Newton,       as plunging halfback, John Richards
as     the Alumni magazine."-Anita PLEUSS is
       Mass.                               fullback, and Karel as running
halfback.    doing CWA work in Manitowoc, her home.
1928   To Dr. and Mrs. William   BERN-     Nelson and Karel played three
years to-    -Margaret GRETHER is teaching music in
1929   HARD (Betty FAILING) a daughter     gether. The quarterback in the
big year,   the Stevens Point High school.-Margaret
       on March 6 at Philadelphia.         1894, was T. U. Lyman. Another
member       LUTZE is doing social service work in Mil-
1929   To Mr. and Mrs. Karl R. WENDT       of the same team who never played
a full   waukee.-Elanora PFEFFER is on the ad-
1930   (Catherine CLARIDGE) a daughter,    game but trotted out from  the
sidelines   vertising staff of the Oak Parker, Oak Park,
       Anne Claridge, on February 16, at   when some de luxe kicking was
necessary   Ill.-Doris SCHOUTEN is teaching at Stev-
       Collingswood, N. J.                 was Pat O'Dea, whose feats have
made him   ens college, Mo.-Louise ZERATSKY is an
S. S. '31 To Mr. and Mrs. Robert R. STONE  another of Wisconsin's immortals.
The star  English  teacher in  Galesville.-Laurine
1925   (Doris ENGEL) a daughter, Martha    of the line was H. H. Jacobs,
now a re-    OLIVER is in the research department of
       Lee, on January 29, at La Crosse.   tired minister.              
             Armour & co.-Grace MITCHELL recently
1931   To Mr. and Mrs. Fred C. DETT-         Nelson went out to the Dakotas
after his  accepted a position as private secretary to
ex'30  LOFF   (Irene BRECKEY)   a son,     graduation and entered the hardware
busi-  one of the executives of the Sears Roebuck
       Frederick, on March 15, at Madi-    ness and wheat farming. He retired
about   Insurance co. in Chicago.-Audrey HARRIS,
       son.                                ten years ago to live in Minneapolis.
Mrs.  who formerly was at Carson Pirie Scott &
1932   To Mr. and Mrs. Oscar L. Miller     Nelson and a daughter survive.
             co., Chicago, has been doing CWA work
       (Elizabeth HALBROOKS) a daugh-        SIGURD L. ODEGARD, 11, chairman
of the   in Dubuque, Iowa.-A. Marie RICHARDSON
       ter, Meredith Ann, on February 24,  board of the Commonwealth Telephone
        is teaching in Sturgeon Bay. Until January
       at Evansville, Wis.                 company and executive vice-president
of the  she was in Madison doing CWA research
1935   To . Mr. and Mrs. Standley    R.                    company      
              work.-Colene IRWIN is on the staff of the
1931   NAYSMITH (Helen R. HANSEN) a        died suddenly of a heart attack
on March   La Grange (Ill.) Messenger.-Jennie GRATZ
       son, Standley James, on March 3,    18. Mr. Odegard and his wife were
on       is working at Sears Roebuck & co.-Paul
       at Madison.                         their way back to Madison after
spending    B. SCHUTZ is an engineer for the Heil co.
                                            part of the winter in Florida
and had      in Milwaukee.-Thomas E. HAYES 5i work-
                                            stopped at Pinehurst, N. C.,
when the at-  ing on the Jones Island project in Milwau-
                  Deaths                   tack occurred. Following his graduation
    kee.-Art CUISINIER has signed up with the
                  Deaths                    from the University, Mr. Odegard
became    Minneapolis Millers baseball team and is
  OSCAR M. (NORSKI) NELSON, ex '99,        an instructor in economics and
was con-    at present at their spring training camp.-
one of the legendary football heroes of the  nected with the staff of the
Wisconsin rail-  Phil JUDSON writes: "I am now and have
University, died on March 4 at Minneap-    road commission until 1917. After
leaving  been for six months a sales engineer for the
olis. Nelson was one of the "three musket-  the commission he began
to acquire tele-  Ingersoll Milling Machine co. at Rockford.
eers"  whose  magnificent ball carrying    phone properties in the State
which later   alenge       e, as  is Marl  aKER  '31,
brought Wisconsin national attention in    grew  into the -Commonwealth Telephone
    whoe        is doing  stig  eargin  AKER, wor,
                                            co., which was the nucleus for
the Associat-  who is doing straight engineering work.
                                            ed Telephone Utilities system.
He is sur-  Jack SCHIFFLIN is employed here too but
                                            vived by his wife and three children.
     he plans to go with the Square D, Mil-
              waukee, about April 1. E. K. MORGAN,
                                             JOHN THOMAS, ex '12, died at
Los An-     '13, is a sales engineer with us, or rather
                                           geles, Calif., on February 1.
Mr. Thomas   over us. Edwin MEAD, '23, is president of
                                           received his primary education
in Horicon,  the National Bank & Trust co. My brother,
                                           Wis. He is survived by his wife
and one    Fred, is in Milwaukee at the present time
                                           son, Horace.                 
             with my mother. Otherwise I can't tell you
                                             VIVIAN RHODES HULBURT, '21,
died at      much except that I wish I was still cadet
                                           her home in Reedsburg, Wis., on
February   colonel instead of a sales engineer."-Ruth
                                           14 after a brief illness. Mrs.
Hulburt had  CLAY has become dance instructor at the
                                           been a music teacher in the Reedsburg
high  Y. W. C. A. in Oklahoma City. She has
                                           school for a number of years.
She married  a half dozen classes a day and has boosted
                                           Arthur Hulburt in 1925 and is
survived by  the enrollment 100%o with the interesting
                                           him and one daughter, Joyce, aged
three.   technique Miss H'Doubler seems able to
                                              MRS. ARTHUR    M. (ELIZABETH
   PEN-     instill in her students.
                                           NOCK) FREITAG, '23, died on February
                                           as a result of injuries received
in an auto-
                                           mobile accident on the same date.
Her hus-
                                           band, Arthur M. Freitag, '23,
was seriously
                                           injured in the same accident.
Both of them           Bretren ...
                                           were standing on a street corner
in Chi-
  In   the      Shadow            of       cago when a car suddenly jumped
the curb       We're on that well known sub-
             In  theShadow          of        and ~~struck them while going
at a speed of
                                           approximately sixty miles an hour.
The        ject of   money, once      again.
        BE ~RC     U   L   0SI S          driver did not stop, but was later
appre-     Somehoworotheritkeepsbob-
                                            hended and is now awaiting trial
on a
 12,000 Wisconsin people are esti-         charge  of manslaughter.  Mr.
Freitag's        bing up all the time. To be
 12,000tobe Wisconsing people  tuberc      brother, Elmer Freitag, '27, was
the editor   more definite, we are asking,
 mated to be suffering from   tubercu-*    of The Badger in 1926.       
                 ny    mlrn       l   ebr      h
 losis. Their families live    in  the       MARTHA ELIZABETH     CHRISTIE,
'31, a        nay, imploring all members who
 shadow of the disease because tuber-      teacher in the Superior, Wis.,
high school    are delinquent in their dues to
 culosis is usually spread by direct       for thirty-three years, died on
February 10.  take a few    minutes time and
 contact from  one person to another.      She was 54 years old.
                                              COL. JOSEPH   H. WASSON, '12,
was           write out a nice fat check for
 Is there any   tuberculosis in  your     fatally injured in an automobile
accident     the four dollars they owe us.
 family? Take no chances! Let Your         at Brighton, Mich. He was employed
 Doctor Decide.                            sales engineer with the Peerless
Cement        It will help us more than you
                                            co. of Detroit, Mich. Military
services were  can possibly imagine.
           ' A T AFT-' A                   held in Detroit on January 9 and
  WISCONSIN ANTITUBERCUIOSIS -ASM          ment was made near his home in
Hoxie,                      Thanks!
             v TV._L1                      Ark. He is survived by his wife
and a
 1018 N. Jefferson St.  Milwaukee, Wis.    son, John, age II.

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