Washburn, F. E. (ed.) / The Wisconsin engineer
Vol. 5, No. 2 (May 1901)
Personals, pp. 218-219
21S The IT iscoiisin Engineer. seen a college than power plant engineering. And it is with no little satisfaction that this is admitted. Not that we would estrange the college man from this field, but that it is a good thing for a business or calling when it is not exclusive and is open to re- cruits from every walk. We will take this occasion to advise young graduates who are willing to work hard and persistently for success and to begin at the bottom to carefully consider the pros- pects in this field before choosing their work. Because the col- lege is not, in practice, a preparatory school for steam engineering is no reason why mechanical engineers should not enter this field, which is directly in their line of work, and place themselves in training for the many lucrative positions nowr existing and for the still better ones that will probably be found in the field before many years." PERSO]NALS. Edward P. -Meffert, ex-C. E. 'oi, is with the I. C. R. R. Co. at Peoria, Ill. C. W. McCollister, ex-C. E. 'oi, who has been with the Ameri- can Tin Plate Co., Elwood, Ind., is now in the office of the city engineer of Madison. Ile will return to the University next vear. Merton A. Countryman, 'oo, is emploved by the I. C. R. R. Co. in Illinois. Wm. 0. Hotchkiss, C. E. '03, has left the University to accept a position on the U. S. Geological Survey in the state of Wash- ington. F. J. Vea, E. B. 'oi, has accepted the position of manager of the Stoughton Wagon Works, Stoughton, Wis. Harry A. Severson, C. E. 'oi, left for Rockford, Ill., this month, where he has secured a position with an inventor. John F. Hahn was elected president and Arthur Quigley treas- urer of the sophomore class for the second semester. Patrick J. Kelley was elected vice president of the junior class for the second semester. Paul F. Chamberlain, ex-C. E. 'oi, is a mining engineer at Tower, Minn.
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