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Thoma, Harry C. (ed.) / Wisconsin alumnus
Volume 38, Number II (Nov. 1936)

Up and down the hill,   pp. 41-42


Page 42


42                                                                      
        The Wisconsin Alumnus
dramatic organization, will return  while Alpha Gamma Rho repeated  day night.
That's real spirit for
to their old style of play with no  as pacemaker for the fraternity list
 you. And the boys appreciated it
co-eds permitted in the sanctorium   with 1.847.                        
 more than they can say. They all
of the dressing rooms and wings.                                        
 went to see the Chicago Bears play
"All our girls are men, yet every-                                 
      the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday
one's a lady" will again be the     SOME enterprising Madison re-  
afternoon.
club's motto when their 1937 edi-    porter worked hard and fast one    
            S
tion hits the boards in April. A  day last month and came out of
student-written play and student-  his seance with the startling fact  THE
boys on the football team
composed music will feature the   that the enrollment in the Univer-  have
a new nickname for assistant
1937 show.                          sity this fall is equal to the com- 
 coach Bob Reagan. Bob, in case
                *                    bined populations of the cities of 
 you don't know him, is about six-
                                     Monroe and Stoughton.- Obvious-   two
and weighs about one-seven-
  INSURANCE companies do get      ly, at that, there aren't as many  ty.
His face is gaunt and long and
pretty tough every now and then   Norskies in the entire University  his
smile is rare. The boys have
and as a result President Frank has  as there are in just one of those  appropriately
dubbed him "Death
issued an order that there shall be  towns, Stoughton.                  
 Warming Up."
no smoking in classrooms or cor-                                        
          S
ridors of any of the Campus build-                                    A
ings. The janitors say that the                                         
   AND while we're on the sub-
new rule is enforced pretty well,   WE may not have the best foot-  ject
of football let's tell the story
too. This decree, however, leaves  ball team in the Conference, but  of 
"Butterball"  Johnson, one
room for the faculty to suck on   we'll stack Ray Dvorak and his    of Harry
Stuhldreher's "watch-
their corn cobs in the privacy of  band against any opposition you  charm"
  guards. It seems that
their offices and the regents to light  want to furnish.  At the Notre  Johnson
was missing his assign-
up their stogies around the big   Dame game the tooters were wild-  ments
in a game with the freshman
black table in the President's of-  ly acclaimed by the entire stands  squad
the other day. Harry, who
fice.                                as they played Notre Dame and      
 was perched atop a ticket booth
                *                    Wisconsin songs with equal fervor. 
 calling his instructions and com-
                                     And   just to show   that they    ments
shouted, "What's the matter
  LADIES, the spotlight is yours.  weren't downhearted, on the way  Johnson,
do you need an introduc-
Women chemical engineers (more    home they paraded through thc     tion
before you block that man?"
properly the lone woman chemi-    Union Station in Chicago letting  With
that he dropped down from
cal engineer) led all the courses in  everyone for blocks around know  his
lofty perch and introduced
scholarship for last semester with  that "On Wisconsin" was still
the  Johnson to his opponent in a most
a grade point average of 2.8. The  greatest marching song ever corm  formal
manner. Johnson acknowl-
lone feminine "chemical" far out-    posed.                   
           edged the introduction with con-
shone the men whose average was                      *                  
 siderable mumbling and     grum-
only 1.487. The rest of the co-                                         
 bling. On the next play, the in-
eds maintained their superiority     HATS off, too, to the Chicago  nocent
freshman was taken out by
over the rest of the "eds" by .15.  alumni club for entertaining
the  Johnson with a vicious, powerful
The general women's average was   members of the football team so   block.
Looking up from his re-
1.648 and the rest of the men's   royally following the Notre Dame  clining
position on the field, "But-
was 1.498. Alpha Xi Delta led     defeat. The club took the entire  terball"
turned to Harry, and in a
the sorority actives with 2.018,  team to see "Dead End" on Satur-
 most satisfied voice shouted, "See?"
                                 Did somebody ask if the spirit was really
back?
                    A part of the sell-out crowd that jammed the stadium
for the Marquette game


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