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

This and that about the faculty,   pp. 76-80


Page 78


78                                                                      
      The Wisconsin Alumnus
   Football - a Game or a Business?                   years is due in no
small measure to the unswerving
                                                       loyalty of everybody
in it to this ideal of a great
              (Continued from page 50)                university.
coach is a most important feature in this picture and   During the banquet,
a large birthday cake was pre-
his qualities for teaching, leading and securing and  sented to Pres. Frank
in honor of his 49th birthday,
keeping the proper morale not only in his squad but   which was the day before.
in the school, will determine his value.                 Saturday morning
was devoted to a round table
  It is good to see the evident determination to pull  discussion of club
problems. Nearly fifty club repre-
in harness that marks the new football regime at Wis-  sentatives were present
at this session and found it
consin. The young man secured has a fine reputation   very stimulating to
meet with other club officers and
as a man as well as a coach, and may his future at   to work together in
planning a common program.
WVisconsin spell him in bigger letters each year. He    Practically every
representative present attended the
must map his own course and be the ruler of his      thrilling Marquette
game on Saturday afternoon and
bailiwick and neither fear nor be disturbed by the    went home certain of
a weekend well spent.
howling of the coyotes. May the University con-
vince him that this is the fact and may he be happy                     
   ..
and successful at Wisconsin. Such is my hope for the             The Fightin
      Badgers
future of Wisconsin football - and that's the place                  (Continued
from page 55)
where lies our interest.
                                                       with points scored.
The tonic was permanently in-
                                                       stilled. Wisconsin
was now high in its stride towards
     The Student Goes to Church                       revival. They laughed
at defeat, prepared them-
                                                       selves for the next
Saturday where they were to meet
              (Continued from page 49)                the second Four Horseman,
Elmer Layden.
     sin tradition.     ..................... 288                 Wisconsin:
0; Notre Dame 27
  How about drinking? .peac                328           This time Wisconsin
reversed its previous formula
  HWhato maintain poleae betwencnation s.?. 648       for coming out in the
second half and making mon-
  What makes a college education? . .                 keys out of the opposition.
The second half saw the
  Control of crime  ......rsnait.1..... .  468        worst ball the Badgers
have played all season. The
  How to study         . ....................... 1424  first half saw  a
scrappy, under-manned clique of
                                                       Badgers hold the Irish
to a 6-0 lead, hardly believ-
  As personality leads the list, a series of lectures has  able to the eyes
of 25,000 spectators.
been arranged, to discuss, from  various points of       But the Irish were
too many.     Layden, using
view, the factors in building an harmonious and effec-  three teams to wear
down the wilting visitors, final-
tive personality. One may suspect that the general   ly shot his first team
in after they had scored early
desire for a well ordered personality is the current  in the first quarter,
and the touchdown parade be-
modern equivalent of what the elders sought in "sal-  gan. Minus the
generalship, blocking, passing, and
vation."                                               defensive work
of Erv Windward, who remained in
  The Young Men's and Young Women's Christian         Madison with an infected
knee, Wisconsin seemed to
Associations are also presenting a series of lectures on  lose its coordination
in the second half. Vince Gavre,
the theme of Significant Living. President Frank has  soph quarterback, gave
everything he had in the first
taken an active part in planning these lectures and se-  two periods, but
couldn't carry the battering ram on
curing speakers.                                       his shoulder the rest
of the way in. The Irish were
  In the same way, the two Associations join in pre-  too many.
senting a Christmas Festival program   of carols,        Touchdowns by Bob
Wilke, Vic Wojcihovski,
drama, and reading that reawakens the deeper con-     Larry Danbom, and Steve
Burowski, after steady
sciousness of what Christmas means.                   marches down the field,
gave Notre Dame the most
  The whole program of the religious agencies on     decisive edge over Wisconsin
so far this year, but
the Campus is designed to conserve the vital reality  again the Badgers returned
to Madison smiling. The
of the students' faith through a sympathetic sharing  "Laughing Boys"
too knew that the winner is not al-
of his current experience, doubts and perplexities as  ways the guy who scores
the most points.
well as through the maintenance of the rituals and       But "Watch
Wisconsin" anyhow. Green to the
sacraments of the church.                              intricacies of the
deceptive, rhythmic Notre Dame
                                                       system, Wisconsin
has partaken of the first fruits-
                                                       spirit, will, and
confidence. The touchdowns will
The First Annual Alumni Conference                     come later. The pre-season
"victims" will no longer
                                                      be victims, but watchful
and suspicious opponents,
              (Continued from page 51)                because this Wisconsin
man, Stuhldreher, gets 'em in
propaganda  or sectarianism  or partisanship, or     the long run.
propaganda of any sort. We know that. Once with
the idea clear in mind, we can begin to build.
  "The University of Wisconsin should do nothing
other than hold to the fearless search for truth. The   Katharine Cornell,
Hon. '36, has contributed
ideal educational institution is one that wears no    $500 to the scholarship
fund for needy students. Her
collar but the collar of loyalty to truth and the search  gift was accepted
along with $ 1,200 from the class
for truth. I think that the truly magnificent record  of 1936, to help those
students already in the Uni-
that the University has made during the depression    versity but unable
to handle their own support.


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