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Egstad, H. M. (ed.) / The Wisconsin alumni magazine
Volume 33, Number VI (March 1932)

In the alumni world,   pp. 194-200


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The Wisconsin Alumni Magazine                                           
                  March, 1932
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         yn tAQA~umni World
           Clasof I872              fall of '25 expecting to play, but I
       Cl       f
           Class of 1879-           expect to work for the next month   
          ass 0   1907
  D. T. NEWTON of Bridgewater, S.   or two in the interests of my broth-
 L. B. STEVENS, who was a star
Dak., sends in the following query:  er's committee, assisting them  as 
runner on the U. S. team which
How did the first load of stone that  best I can. One of my classmates, 
won the Olympic games in London
went into the construction of the   Frederic W. STEARNS, is a senior   in
1908, is now a leading Guernsey
old North Hall get there? Answer:   member of the leading law firm in   breeder
in Wisconsin. He has made
It was hauled there by a yoke of    San Diego. Seymour COOK, ex '88,    his
farm near Oconomowoc one of
oxen driven by a man named Alvin    his brother-in-law, is retired and  the
state's leading farms, and at the
Way.                                living here. Dr. Edward L. HARDY    state
fair last fall he was de-
                                    is president of the State College at
 dared the state's premier Guernsey
       t lass of 188o              San Diego. I meet many college      breeder.
  Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Swenson       men, especially West Point and An-
(Annie DINSDALE) of Madison, cele-  napolis men at the University Club,
brated their golden wedding anni-   where I spend many pleasant hours.  
       Class Of 1908
versary on February 7. A large      I never overlook singing "On, Wis-
  W. W. MATHEWS was awarded
number of guests were present at    consin," and "There'll Be a
Hot    the annual medal of the Illinois So-
the reception held at the home of   Time in the Old Town Tonight." 
    ciety of Engineers for the best pa-
Dr. and Mrs. F. A. Davis (Edith                                         per
of the year. Mathews is in
Swenson), and letters, telegrams,           Class of 1893               charge
of building a sewage dis-
and flowers were received from        Harold N. BRUUN is the author of  posal
project costing $1,250,000 at
friends in all parts of the world.  an  article, "A  Chance to Make
    Galesburg, Ill. He is still with Al-
                                    Good," which appeared in the Feb-
 vord, Burdick & Howson of Chica-
        Class of 1883               mGary issue of the American Drut -  go.-Dr.
Willard SMITH, M.A. '19,
                                    gist. Mr. Bruun is a druggist in   and
Ethel SABIN Smith have re-
  Michael J. WALLRICH of Shawano    Chicago, and in his article he dis- 
turned to their teaching at Mills
was one of five farm leaders hon-    gcago, and insiilitie    he dis-  College
for the second semester
ored by the University during Farm  cusses the possibilities of success-
 after a half-year's sabbatical leave
Week for having  unselfishly con- Fm fully operating a pharmacy which  which
they spent in Europe. They
tributed leadership to farming and   eals in prescriptions exclusively, 
went from the Balkans to the Baltic
homemaking. At present farming              Ca       g                  and
spent the final three months
is merely a side line for Mr. Wall-         Class      1f 1895          and
 a half in *England.-Alcan
rich, for his principal business      Zona GALE Breese is in Florida at 
HIRscH recently received an appoint-
since he left the practice of law ten  present and has been giving lec- 
ment in a consulting capacity as
years ago has been operating a saw-  tures at several educational institu-
 chief engineer to the National Plan-
mill at Shawano, logging operations,  tions, including the University of
 ning Bureau of the All-Union Chem-
and conducting a wholesale and re-  Florida, Miami University, and Rol- 
ical Industries of the Soviet Union.
tail lumber business.-C. U. BOLEY   lins college at Winter Park.        His
duties will be supervisory and
resigned his position at city engi-                                     advisory
in connection with the So-
neer of Sheboygan on May 1, 1931,           Class    f  899             viets'
existing and projected chem-
after holding that office for nearly                                    ical
enterprises. He sailed for Rus-
.43 years. He was succeeded by his    William S. KIES was the author    sia
in February.-With the consoli-
son, Arthur L. Boley, who had       of the leading article in a recent  dation
of the State Bank of Wis-
served as assistant engineer for over  issue of Review of Reviews. Mr.  consin
with the First National Bank
20 years.                           Kies' article dealt with unnecessaryand
Central Wisconsin Trust com-
                                    bank failures and means of correct- 
pany, Madison, Thomas R. HEFTY
        C lass of 1889              ing the evil.                       has
become president of the largest
  William E. PERSONS of San Diego                                       financial
institution in Wisconsin
is giving talks before club and             Class o0 1905               outside
of Milwaukee.-John COL-
church groups and over the radio      Wilbur F. Arnold, oldest son of  LINS
has formed a partnership with
and is assisting his brother, Warren  Julia COLE Arnold, is a freshman at
 Judge Henry G. Rodgers, who re-
PERSONS, '99, chairman of the na-   Amherst College on a tuition schol- 
signed from the bench to resume
tional economic board. He writes:   arship. He is a member of Delta    the
practice of law. The firm name
"Having been for twenty-five years  Tau Delta.-John BERG is state en-
  is Rodgers & Collins, with offices
manager of the Larkin co. of Illi-  gineer of South Dakota with offices 
in the Poindexter Block, Dillon,
nois, I came to San Diego in the    in the State Capitol at Pierre.    Mont.
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