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Barton, Albert (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 5, Number 1 (Oct. 1903)

In faculty circles,   pp. 18-21


Page 19


In Faculty Circles.
tracts for erecting the Wisconsin
building   on   the  world's fair
grounds.
   Dr. E. A. Birge recently spent
 a week in the northern part of the
 state in-the Lac Fambeau region.
   Prof. Charles Noble Gregory,
 now of Iowa City, has been spend-
 ing the summer in England.
   Dr. U. B. Phillips, instructor in
 history, has been on a vacation
 trip in the south. He resigned
 his position last June, presumably
 to, accept a, more desirable place as
 head of the department of history
 in the. University. of the South, at
 'Sewanee, Tenn., but has decided
 to return to Wisconsin.
   Mr. Otto Patzer spent the sum-
 mer in Spain and France.
   Prof. E. A. Gilmore gave a
 -series of lectures before the law
 students of Chicago University in
 August.
   At Cortland, Ill., .Aug. 12, oc-
 curred the marriage of Mrs. Lil-
 lian Maud Treakle and Adam
 Vause Millar, instructor in de-
 scriptive geometry and mechan-
 ical drawing in the university.
   Dr. and Mrs. Louis W. AustiA
 spent two days in Madison dur-.
 ing September as the guests of
 Professor and Mrs. Sharp. Thtey.
 bad been spending the summer in
 La Crosse, the home of Mrs. Aus-
 tin's parents. When in Madison
 they were on their wayr to New
 York, whence they were to sail for
 Germany. Dr. Austin was form-
 erly a member of the physics de-
 partment in the university. He
now has a position in the. govern-
ment physical laboratory    con-
nected   with   t.he bureau   of
weights and measures in Berlin..
   Miss Nellie Meyers, the new pre-
 ceptress at Chadbourne hall, will
 assume the duties heretofore per-
 formed by Miss Abby S. Mayhew
 as preceptress, while Miss May-
 hew will-hereafter devote her en-
 tire time to gymnasium work.
   Prof. and Mrs. John W. Stearns
 have moved from their residence
 on Wisconsin Ave., Madison, and
 are making their home for a few
 months with Dr. George Keenan,
 After the first of January Prof.
 Stearns will give up his position
 in the university and will go to
 California where he and his fam-
 ily -will make their home.
   Mrs. J. B. Johnson and children
 spent the summer at the Johnson
 summer home at Pier Cove, Michi
   Col. Charles A. Curtis, profes-
sor of military science and tactics
and commandant of the university
battalion, has been reappointed
for a term of four years. Col. and
Mrs. Curtis spent the summer on
the Pacific coast.
  Prof. W. D. Taylor of the college
of engineering, has been appointed
expert engineer of the state board
of assessment and has a corps of
students assisting. him  in the
work.
  Profs. Richard T. Ely and An-
  drew R. Whitson attended the
eleventh -session of the national
irrigation congress, which  con-
vened at Ogden, Utah, September
15-18. They were members of the
Wisconsin delegation appointed by
Gov. La Follette,
Miss Ida May Jackson were mar-
  Prof. Charles. F. Burgess and
ried at the country home of the
bride's grandfather, Major H. A.
Tenney, at Madison, July 2, Rev.
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