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J. Dall, Jr., Inc.
Calling a Halt o n A s p h y x i a
Recent Medical Work Under Direction of Prominent Physicians oί Several
Colleges Has Brought out Hopeful Discoveries
Ithaca T is A FACT which may well appall lay person and physician alike that an estimate of
N.Y. 50,000 men, women, children, and infants have their lives literally extinguished in
these United States annually from a single cause—and one which might; in so many,
many cases, be prevented. This cause is asphyxia (interrupted breathing) in its many
forms—whether resulting from illuminating gas, automobile exhaust gas, smoke poi-
soning, submersion, electric shock or other external hindrance to the normal function
of drawing oxygen into the lungs—thus extinguishing the vital life-spark as we
would the flame on a candle.
J . Dall, Jr. /16 Telephone We hear much of the fearful and totally oxygen mixture is being forced into the
President needless loss of life from automobile ac- lung cavities.
cidents so largely due to careless or reck- Acute asphyxia—this sudden and ex-
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sacrifice is from accidents on the road, it tered upon the infant's entrance into life.
is still not to be compared to the total Unless he can be at once supplied with
piled up each year in the Bureau of Vital the life necessity, death results. There
were 5,579 stillborn babies in the city of
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Asphyxia. And, of the mortality charged New York alone in 1931. The figures for
New York and Boston Stock Exchanges to this cause, by far the largest number— the entire country were several times this
more than 50 % — occur in the new born.
Sound Investments Again quoting Vital Statistics for New
The medical profession is becoming
Investment Counsel aroused to the need for action upon its
York City: there were x,8oo asphyxia
and Supervision deaths during the year 1931—the latest
part. A group of outstanding physicians
available. Many of these might have re-
and scientists have organized and in-
Roger H.Williams'95 sponded to the proper treatment. We all
corporated an organization known as know of persons who owe their lives to
Resident Partner New York Office
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Dr. Paluel J. Flagg '08 M.D., who, for limp body from the water. How many
three years, has put into effective use more have been "beyond help" who
modern methods for treating all cases of could be about their accustomed tasks
extreme asphyxia. A method was re- today had the skill of the physician,
Quality . . .
cently demonstrated, by means of an il- coupled with the new technique, been
Service lustrated lecture, at a meeting of the available! It is the purpose of the new
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E H Wanzer the New York Academy of Medicine. profession with modern methods of treat-
ment and, thereby, to prevent needless loss
The Grocer The Technique of life.
There are three definite steps in the The Personnel
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Aurora and State Sts. expose the mouth, throat, and upper part Society for the Prevention of Asphyxial
Ithaca, N. Y. of the windpipe by the use of a pocket Death includes: Dr. Alexis Carrel of the
flashlight laryngoscope—-thus enabling Rockefeller Institute for Medical Re-
the physician to discover any impediment search, Dr. Allen O. Whipple of Colum-
to breathing which may be present in the bia University, Professor Yandell Hen-
throat or air passages. The second step derson of Yale University, Dr. Walter
consists in the quick removal of any N. Niles Όo, former dean of Cornell
R. A. HEGGIE& BRO. CO. Medical School and now with the new
foreign substance thus observed. The
* Fraternity third and last step calls for the insertion Cornell-New York Hospital Medical
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Jewelers windpipe and introduces a mixture of Philadelphia. Its officers, besides Dr.
Ithaca, New York oxygen and carbon dioxide, under auto- Paluel J. Flagg—already referred to as
matically regulated pressure, directly president—are: first vice-president—Dr.
into the lungs. Cornelius J. Tyson, medical director, St.
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V O L . X X X V , N O . 1 9 I T H A C A , N E WY O R K , M A R C H 2 ,1 9 3 3 P R I C E 1 2 C E N T S
The Campus Plan
A Discussion of the Future Campus Shows Coordination of Building Ideas
Including Fraternity House Sites
in that same vigorous design which has and comfortable study-rooms. The top
N THE SOUTHEASTERN CORNER of t h e h u g e
tract that has been set aside for Cor- been adopted as the official architecture floors will be given over to dormitories.
nell's dormitory development, two of the new Cornell; they will have the Sun-porches and squash-courts are other
buildings are taking form. When these castellations, the bastion-like projection, features which will make the inhabitants
structures are completed, some time next the steep Gothic roofs, the leaded win- of these two houses the objects of under-
summer, they will be occupied by the Psi dows which are characteristic of the graduate envy. And to complete the
Upsilon and Sigma Phi fraternities—and "collegiate" type of architecture which luxurious scene, one of the fraternities is
they may be the first step in a social blends so harmoniously with the rugged contemplating the erection of a swim-
revolution at Cornell. For these build- landscape of Ithaca. ming-pool.
ings represent an attempt to centralize Internally, the two houses will be The imminent completion of these two
life at Cornell, to focus on the campus ideally adapted to fraternity life. The buildings makes it possible for the Uni-
the community that now is scattered architects have provided spacious versity to carry out some important
from Six Mile Creek to the outermost lounges, long and impressive dining halls, topographical [Continued on page z$<)
reaches of Cayuga Heights.
The process by which Psi Upsilon and
Sigma Phi became included in the resi-
dential halls development has been de-
scribed in these columns before. When it
became necessary to destroy the ancient
abodes of these two brotherhoods on the
bluff that overhangs Cascadilla Gorge at
Central Avenue, in order to provide a
site for Myron Taylor Hall, the fraterni-
ties were left without homes. Tempo-
rarily, they could be quartered in the
East Avenue houses that had been va-
cated by the young ladies who had moved
into Balch. But the question of a perma-
nent site for the houses that they intended
to build troubled University and frater-
nity authorities alike. An admirable solu-
tion was evolved—one which satisfied
The ground on which the new houses
stands belongs to the University. And as
the law-books have it, Quicquid solo
plantatur, solo cedit: "Whatever is affixed
to the soil becomes the soil"—so the
University will own the houses them-
selves. The fraternities will hold them
by an extensive lease. Everybody seems
satisfied with this arrangement. The
fraternities secure to themselves the most
desirable locations on the Hill, and the
University attains that degree of control
over the fraternities that it has always
Although the two new fraternity
houses will be of brick, and not of the LEGEND
native stone which has been the material A PSI
of most recent building operations on the B SIGMA pπi
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THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS March 2,
Concerning . . . High jump—Tied for first, Wood bury over—even with the aid of the entire
and Lindstrorn, Dartmouth, six feet; tied Penn State team. The opponent, " K i n g "
Sports for third, Haidt and Ratkoski, Cornell, Cole, whose mother sat in the stands,
Cornell teams traveled to the three and Scheffy and Withington, Harvard, 5 tried everything but a block and tackle
metropolises of the East this week, but feet 10 inches. on the mighty Cobb. But Mother Cole
could not prevail against the home teams. Freshman mile relay—Won by Harvard did not have the pleasure of seeing her
Nor could the wearers of the Red and (Hardwick, Schoonmaker, Bliss, Dor- boy score a fall. Instead, her boy wearied
White defend their home fields success- man); second, Dartmouth. Time 3 min- himself in trying to budge the Cornell
fully. utes, 36 seconds. behemoth, and he was himself almost
Pole vault—Tied for first, Beloff, Cor- thrown in the closing seconds of the
nell; Maxam and Curtis, Dartmouth. match.
The veteran Jack Moakley led his Height, 13 feet. Basketball
track team to Boston* for the annual
Two-mile run—Won by Foote, Har- More trouble was visited upon mis-
triangular meet with Harvard and Dart-
vard; second, Lepreau, Dartmouth; third, fortune's favorites, the Cornell basket-
mouth, February Z5th. Harvard won, as
Finch, Cornell. Time, 9 minutes, 43^5 ball team. In the game with Pennsyl-
usual, but the double victory of Cornell's
seconds. vania at Philadelphia, February zz, the
Mangan, in the mile run and the 1000-
1,000-yard run—Won by Mangan, undersized Big Red team had almost ac-
yard run brought honor enough to the
Cornell; second, White, Harvard; third, complished the seeming miracle of win-
Ithacans. Mangan broke the meet records
Quimby, Dartmouth. Time, 2. minutes, ning its second League victory of the
for both events. In the mile, he led
17% seconds (new track record). season. But Cornell weakened, Penn
Quimby of Dartmouth to the tape in the
Mile relay—Won by Harvard (Calvin, stiffened. Final score: Penn 2.8, Cornell 14.
fast time of 4.2.2.^. And in the 1000-yard
Grady, Morse, Locke); second, Cornell; On its own Drill Hall floor, with its
run Mangan provided the sensation of
third, Dartmouth. Time, 3 minutes, 3 0 ^ own band blaring, Cornell dropped its
the meet when he overtook John White
seconds. other game of the week to Princeton,
of Harvard in the home stretch, beat him
Wrestling February Z5. Led by youthful Johnny
to the finish line by a scant three yards,
and lowered the meet record to 2.. 1 7 ^ . Coach Walter O'ConnelΓs inexper- Wilson, the Ithacans sprang into an early
Hardy of Cornell won an impressive ienced grapplers dropped a dual meet to lead. They held this lead through most of
victory in the fifty-yard dash, leading his Penn State, February 24. They put up a the first half. Princeton caught and passed
opponents to the tape in the fast time of good fight, for the score of 15-9 in no them just before the whistle for the inter-
5ff seconds. Sampson of Cornell was way indicates the closeness of the meet. mission. In the second half, Dick Mc-
beaten in the 600 yard run by Harvard's Richardson, aggressive 145 lb. performer, Graw, a native Ithacan, delighted the
Morse, but the winner was forced to lost his match with Cramer of the Lions crowd with four sensational baskets. But
lower the meet record to 1 minute, 1 5 ^ by a time advantage of two minutes. But while he was garnering these, the power-
seconds, to accomplish this. twice Richardson was on the point of ful Princeton machine was rolling up
throwing Cramer. Once he slipped, and twenty-six points.
Summary: lost his hold. The second time, Cramer's The loss of the Princeton game should
Shot put—Won by Dean, Harvard, 45 shoulders were virtually on the mat when bring no shame to Coach Ortner's men,
feet, ioj^ inches; second, Healey, Har- the bell rang. The clamor of the crowd for they displayed an aggressiveness and
vard, 44 feet, &% inches; third, Rieker, deafened referee and wrestlers alike, and agility that were admirable. Princeton's
Cornell, 4Z feet, n ^ g inches. the referee awarded a fall to Richardson. team towered above the squat, chunky
35-pound weight—Won by Kidder, But of course successful falls have to Cornellians; human towers Fairman and
Harvard, 49 feet, 8% inches; second, come before the bell rings. Result of this Seibert snatched the ball from over the
Healey, Harvard, 48 feet, 6J^ inches; match: Penn State 3-Cornell o. Possible heads of the Cornellians, and seemed al-
third, Michelet, Dartmouth, 46 ίeet, γ% result: Cornell 5-Penn State o. most to lean over the baskets as they
inches. More trouble dogged Hurwitz of dropped in iz and 13 points worth of
Freshman 50-yard dash—Won by Mac- Cornell, who lost to Rosenberg, 135 lb. goals respectively. Final score: Princeton
Intire, Dartmouth; second, Dineen, Har- eel from State College. Again and again 41, Cornell γ~.
vard; third, Hardwick, Harvard; time, Hurwitz seemed to have his opponent in
5 ^ seconds. a vise, only to be eluded. And so reck- Eastern League—Standing oί the Teams
Varsity 50-yard dash—Won by Hardy, lessly did the Cornellian try for his Opp.
Cornell; second, Hine, Dartmouth; third, winning hold, that he lost the match by Won Lost Pts. Pts.
Pescosolido, Harvard; time, 5 ^ seconds. a meagre time advantage. Still more diffi- Yale 7 2. 2.78 z6i
Broad jump—Won by Donner, Dart- culty, in lesser measure, attended the Princeton 5 z i£y 198
mouth, Ί.7- feet, J\}/2 inches; second, Rod- efforts of Bancroft to secure a fall over Pennsylvania 4 3 19Z 196
man, Dartmouth, 2.1 feet, η% inches; Lorenzo, Penn State captain, in the 165 Columbia 3 4 ziz 144
third, Calvin, Harvard, zi feet, 7 ^ lb. class. In a tight extra-period match, Dartmouth 3 4 2.45 2.1,6
inches. marked by Bancroft's bellowing and Cornell 1 8 2.69 3x8
45-yard high hurdles—Won by Grady, bleeding, the Cornell champion pursued
Harvard; second, Chapman, Dartmouth; his opponent about the mat, tossed him Individual Scoring
third, Merwin, Cornell; time, 6 seconds. about a good deal, but could not press his P. G. F. Fl. TΊ
Mile—Won by Mangan, Cornell; sec- shoulders an extra fraction of an inch for Nikkei, Yale F ] 9 31 19 81
ond, Quimby, Dartmouth; third, Hayes, a fall. Another minute might have given Fairman, Princeton Fj 7 Z9 13 71
Harvard; time, 4 minutes, 2.2.^ seconds him the fall. O'Connell, Yale. . . C 8 18 13 69
(new meet record). Honors of the meet go to the Cornell Ferraro, Cornell. . . F 8 2.6 13 65
300-yard run (on time basis)—Won by bantams, Ray craft and Lamberti, who Seibert, Princeton.. F&C 6 zz zo 64
Dodge, Harvard, 3 3 ^ seconds; second, registered decisive victories over their Grebauskas, Prince G 7 Z3 17 63
Locke, Harvard, 33^5 seconds; third, opponents in the 118 and 12.6 lb. classes Hartman, Columbia G 7 2.6 11 63
Irving, Cornell, 4 3 ^ seconds. respectively. Cornell's heavyweights, Hatkoff, C o r n e l l . . . F 9 11 14 56
600-yard run—Won by Morse, Har- Spellman and Cobb, were just playthings Freeman, P e n n . . . . C 7 13 6 52.
vard; second, Sampson, Cornell; third, in the hands of their adversaries. Cobb, a Miller, Dartmouth. G 7 17 16 50
Veazie, Dartmouth. Time. 1 minute 15 yζ 150 lb. mountain of flesh, lay on the mat Houck, C o r n e l l . . . . G 9 16 17 49
seconds (new meet record). and defied his opponent to turn him Kraszewski, D a r t . . G 7 16 17 49
March 2, 1933 THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS 2-37
Swimming struggle. In the dual meet with Yale, Buck starred for the townies along with
The swimming team lost its third last year, Mangan won both the mile and Louie Bement and Fred Brown. Roller
straight meet to New York University, the half-mile. This was an indoor en- Polo in the '80s was a most strenuous
February 25, when it journeyed to New counter, run on a board track, with game, according to all reports.
York to receive a 46-25 defeat. Cornell crepe-rubber soles.
made its best showing in the 2.00-yard Mangan holds the I.C.A.A.A.A. title
breast stroke event, which was won by in the mile. He won this event last year
Arthur Goldberg. He was followed to the in the extraordinary time of 4:18.8. And Looking Around
tape by the team's captain and coach, for the last two years he has qualified in
Schoenfeld. Fleischman and Lazarnick the half-mile at the Intercollegiate HE MEMBERS of the Oxford Union,
captured the two first places for Cornell
in the 50-yard dash.
Championships. So far he has been un-
able to register a victory in this event,
T having resolved that they would not
fight for king and country in any cir-
but he will try mightily to add this cumstances, have been disciplined by
Baseball second triumph to his list. This unusual volunteer Oxford right-thinkers. And in
Coach Paul Eckley has issued his an- athlete failed to secure a place on the Cornell the Liberal Club, the active
nual call for Baseball candidates. Al- Olympic team, placing fifth in the final proponent of anti-militarism, has sub-
ready a large number has signed up and trials for the 1500 meters. But he has im- mitted to similar humiliation. Fifty new
actual practice sessions have begun in the proved considerably since last summer, members appeared at the last meeting,
cage. and it is thought that he will develop and bade fair to pass resolutions in praise
There is the usual number of left- into one of the doughtiest runners Coach of War, Ham Fish, and the late Czar.
handed catchers and second basemen who Moakley has ever produced. The club's president protested that only
will later on be farmed out to the several Mangan is a junior in the Hotel Ad- dues-paying members had the right to
colleges in the intramural league. ministration course. He prepared for vote. The fifty recruits then paid their
The prospects for a good club are Cornell at Rutland High School, in his dues, fifty cents apiece; the president dis-
bright, providing the pitching is right. home town, Rutland Vt. He is 20 years solved the meeting like Hitler or some-
Genial Johnny Haddock will not be back of age, weighs 145 lbs., and stands 5 feet body. Anyway, the club's deficit is
at Cornell to assist Paul this Spring. 11 inches. wiped out.
"Red" Shaw '26, a former Cornell Lacrosse Even thus Colonel Pride purged the
captain who is taking law, will help House of Commons, in 1648, to form the
The Lacrosse squad, sixty strong, be-
coach the freshman and rookies generally. famous Rump Parliament. But Pride's
gan the 1933 campaign on Upper Alumni
In Pasto, catcher, Williams, pitcher, Field on Monday afternoon last week. Purge was in the nature of the elimi-
Draney, Frost and Lou HatkofF, infielders Captain Dick Beyer should lead a fine nation of obnoxious members, whereas
and Eddie Smith, outfielder, Coach Eckley Varsity team this spring, although Dixcy's Purge of 1933 was rather the
has six veterans from last Spring's varsity several stellar players from last spring's Agar-agar, or Japanese Seaweed, treat-
team to build around. He also has six great team will be missing, including ment.
good prospects from the 1932 squad and Eddie Guthrie who made a name for Well, there is not much question that
in Frolich, Gustaferri, Johnston, Dugan, himself as a hockey and lacrosse player, local public opinion applauds the purgers
Weaver, Moss, Walton, and Linheimer he Boeschen, captain of the 1932 team, Pete and enjoys the discomfiture of the
has eight good members of last Spring's Matthews, Hubbel, and Charley Ives, Liberals. Similarly, the student body of
freshman team. star goal keeper. Oxford certainly smirks with pleasure at
A Spring training trip is in the offing; This year's team will be built around the mishandling of the Oxford Union
likewise an excellent schedule including Winslow, Beyer, Mason, Shulman, and anti-warriors.
league games. Cornell, the veterans from last year's And the sad part is that the student
team. Coach Nick Bawlf is optimistic liberals, in both countries, are on the
This Boy Mαngαn
and expects to have another strong team. right side. War, today, is like two rival
Joseph R. Mangan '34, who carried off storekeepers burning down each other's
the chief individual honors in the Roller Polo store to get trade advantages. If all the
Triangular Meet at Boston last week Roller Polo, an indoor game played on students in all countries should refuse to
seems to have formed the double victory roller skates quite extensively through- fight for king and country, it would be a
habit. In the contest with Harvard and out the country a few decades ago, is very good thing for king and country.
Dartmouth, Mangan won both the mile being revived in many places. The reap- But of course the students won't do it,
run and the 1000-yd. event. In both, he pearance of this fascinating sport will because they can't bear the idea of joining
succeeded in lowering the meet record. bring back to the memory of many Cor- their Liberal Clubs and associating with
This is not the first time that Mangan has nellians of the '80 decade the exciting the Liberals. Indeed, if I had to join any-
demonstrated his versatility. matches the first Cornell roller polo team thing, I would rather join the Veterans
In last year's meet with Princeton played with the Ithaca Sextet, a capable of Foreign Wars. The Veterans of Foreign
Mangan won both the mile and the half team. Wars sing fine songs like Hinkey Dinkey
mile. Shortly^after, he represented Cornell In January and February of 1886 a Parley-voo, they have just put on an
against Penn and defeated the crack Penn series of three games was played on the exciting ice-sitting contest, they are
milers, McKnifΓ and Coan. On the same old Ithaca Rink floor on Tioga street. A about to hold a badger hunt in the club
afternoon he finished second in the half- packed house saw each contest, the ex- rooms. And they are reported to have the
mile. He lost this second event by only a citement and feeling running high. best beer in town.
few yards, and it is pointed out that his Cornell won two out of three games Perhaps there is a lesson in this for the
gruelling effort in the mile (his time was and captured the city championship. Gus Liberal Club. RUNDSCHAUER
4:17.2) probably deprived him of enough Lorber '86 of New Orleans, who visited
energy to capture the second event. Cornell a few years ago, was a star player.
And in the Triangular Meet with Jack Wilkinson '87, a resident of Syra- THE INAUGURATION of President Frank-
Harvard and Dartmouth last year his cuse, and White '88 were the high scorers lin D. Roosevelt will be marked on the
performance was as brilliant jas it was for Cornell. Thompson '87, Roberts '87, Cornell Campus with the playing of a
last week. He captured the mile from A. White '88 and Howard '86 were the special program of patriotic songs on the
Harvard's nationally-famous track-star, other members of Cornell's first roller Library Chimes. They will be played by
Pen Hallo well, after a heart-breaking polo championhsip team. A chap named chimesmaster Thomas Dransfield 3d.
THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS March 2,
DRAMATIC CLUB Members of the class present included, PRESIDENT FARRAND
in addition to George Rockwell, guest of Raps Anti-vivisectionists
Scores Great Hit
honor (who paid $1.15 for his dinner like
Striking at the very source of Holly- everyone else) and Walter Caten and President Livingston Farrand, in a
wood ballyhoo, the publicity office of William VanKirk, the dinner committee, recent letter to the Medical Society of the
Criterion Pictures, last week's Cornell A. P. Keasbey, M. K. Sessler, F. Pettit, State of New York, decries as a danger to
Dramatic Club production rushes along A. Lyle, H. M. Selling, D. H. Picker, M. science the activities of anti-vivisec-
at a tumultuous pace with the maximum Hofstadter, E. J. Kluge, T. Antell, L. B. tionists.
of sound and fury. Young, L. B. Allen, W. B. Ball, L. Bond, Two bills proposed by them to the
Louder, Please, Norman. Krasna's three- W. J. Russell, J. E. Whinery, C. A. Assembly would prohibit experimenta-
act satire, will be repeated Saturday in Coons, A. L. Stevenson, W. K. Shaw, W. tion and investigations on living dogs
Willard Straight Theater. Thoroughly F. Thatcher. and would prescribe punishments for such
roused and entertained, last week's The class dinner committee announces activities. Dr. Farrand's letter:
audience demanded four curtain calls. As that engraved invitations are not being ' It is doubtful if history can show any
one spectator remarked, " I t makes you issued for the dinners in view of the fact human achievement comparable in its
hoarse just to listen to i t . " that all members of the class do (or beneficent effects to the advance in
The author of Louder, Please didn't miss should) read the ALUMNI NEWS.
scientific medical knowledge and the ap-
many chances of exploitation in that rich plication of that knowledge to the com-
field. The result is a play as diverting as batting of disbase and the improvement
Once in a Lifetime, not excluding the of man's vitality. Great as that advance
Indian nuts and the wedding scene. When
Obituaries has been, much more remains to be dis-
someone suggested the idea of staging a ARTHUR TRUMBULL SEYMOUR '9Z B.L., covered than has thus far come to light.
disappearance of Poly Madison, the high- formerly an engineer with the New York "Anyone familiar with the history of
powered publicity man of Criterion had Telephone and Telegraph Company, died modern medicine must recognize that
instant visions of the streamer headlines, on February z, of injuries received when these discoveries which have freed the
"Film Star Lost at Sea!" Not even the he was struck by the motorcycle of a world from so much sickness, misery and
dread of ten years in San Quentin could policeman. He was born in Turin, N. Y., despair have followed almost without
make him weaken. His dreams come sixty years ago. He taught at Lafayette exception upon tests and experiments
true when the sob sister of a big daily and Tuskegee Institute before going with upon lower animals. Of all the animals
leads off with " T h e whole civilized the Telephone Company. He retired three available for such experimentation one of
world is holding its breath tonight in years ago. the most important is the dog. It is true
sorrow. . . . " But so do most of his fears. that the dog is more closely tied with
SHERMAN MARSH TURRILL, C.E. ΌI, a
Full of the most irresistible lines and man's affections than any other animal,
teacher of mechanical drawing in Mar- but the proper use of the dog for experi-
situations, Louder, Please is practically
quette, 111., died on November iz, after a mentation must continue if progress is to
ideal for a cast with infinite vitality and long illness, at the age of sixty-two. He is
voices rising above the audience's up- be made, and the present methods of our
survived by his wife, two daughters, and laboratories insure humane treatment of
roar. And not a line was drowned last two sons. this friend of man. I feel deeply that legis-
E(VERETT) LOTHARD M C C L U R E , A.B. lation which would restrict further ani-
If Lee Tracy gave a better interpreta- mal experimentation by recognized men
'02., a lawyer in Marshfield, Oregon, died
tion of the publicity man in the Broad- of science would be nothing short of a
of influenza on June zo, 192.5. He was
way production than did Bernard Snier- born in Buffalo on November 7,1779, the disaster."
son '35, he must have needed several son of Harry E. and Anna Willis McClure. Propaganda Funds
doubles. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. In nearly every state and county ex-
Other convincing performances were He is survived by his mother. tensive funds for propaganda have made
given by Elizabeth Paine, Ray Coyken- anti-vivisectionists a sudden threat to
dall '33, Joel Trapido '34, Dorothy MRS. WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM (Margaret
medical science as a whole. According to
Sarnoff '33—in fact, everybody should be Paine Crouch), A.B. '19, died at her
Dr. Abram T. Kerr '95, head of the Ithaca
named. As the newspaperman who is home in Syracuse on January 2.0. She was
Branch of the Cornell Medical School,
faithful to his liquor and his story, Mon- born on September zz, 1896, the daughter
thousands of letters from all over the
roe Hellinger ' 3 4 scored. E. B . of Justice Leonard C. Crouch '89, and
United States have poured in to the as-
Mrs. Crouch. She was a member of Kappa
semblyman who introduced these bills.
Alpha Theta. Besides her parents she is
He cites a small county in northern New
1913 MEN DINE survived by her husband, William
York with but Z5,ooo inhabitants whose
Nottingham, zd, a sister, Helen B.
A group of 1913 men dined together at assemblyman has received more than
Crouch 'z7~'z9 Sp., and a brother, Paul
the Cornell Club in New York on Febru- 1,000 letters favoring the bills against
A. Crouch 'Z4.
ary 16 to discuss plans for the Twenty- experimenting on dogs.
Year Reunion with George Rockwell of GEORGE SWIGGART MILES, A.B. '19, Although no committee on anti-
Boston, life secretary of the class, who special agent for the Provident Mutual vivisection exists in Ithaca, Assembly-
was in New York for the day. While the Life Insurance Company, with offices in man James R. Robinson '09 has received
question of postponing the reunion in Memphis, Tenn., died on January Z9, at forty-one letters from various states, of
view of conditions was raised, calcula- Union City, Tenn., of tuberculosis. He which only one was in opposition to
tions declared accurate by all the engi- was born in Union City, on September 7, these anti-vivisection bills.
neers present showed that in no other 1894, the son of Dr. and Mrs. C. W. According to Professor Madison Bent-
year but this year of 1933 could the class Miles. In his senior year he enlisted in ley '98 Ph.D., head of the department of
hold a Twenty-Year Reunion, and that the army, serving overseas as a first psychology, anti-vivisectionists are un-
the cost, with all frills eliminated, would lieutenant. After his discharge from the sound in their psychological premises.
be very small per man. An enthusiasti- army he returned to take his degree. He He feels that a bill to prevent the penning
cally unanimous vote settled that the was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. and confining of dogs would be of much
Reunion is " o n , " and that a bigger Besides his parents, he is survived by a greater benefit to the canines themselves
dinner will be staged at the Club on St. son and two brothers. than are the proposed Vaughan and
Patrick's Eve, March 16. (Continued on page 240, column $) Bernhart measures.
March 2, THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS 2-39
The Campus Plan structors, has become a dangerous fire- About
(Continued from page 23/) trap. The cost of modernizing it is so
changes in the neighborhood of the new
high that the University has been forced The Clubs
to destroy it. Although no decision has
development. The erection of Myron been reached yet, it is thought that the Philadelphia
Taylor Hall made it necessary to close buildings on East Avenue which will be Over fifty colleges and universities
off that part of South Avenue which con- vacated by the Psi Upsilon and Sigma were represented at College Night held
nected West Avenue with Central Avenue. Phi fraternities will be available to the at Lower Merion High School on Febru-
As a result it requires a hazardous and men who now live in the University ary 16. Cornell was represented by
tortuous journey to reach the central part Club. The Club itself has been offered the Thomas F. Crawford '06, president of
of the campus from Stewart Avenue sec- Bristol House, on Grove Place, the sec- the Cornell Club of Philadelphia, and
tion. Automobilists could accomplish this tion of East Avenue which projects into George H. Thornton 'xz.
only by passing over the impromptu road Cascadilla Gorge.
that climbs the Library slope and termi- Providence, R. I.
Chief of the eye-sores which will be re-
nates behind Willard Straight Hall. At a luncheon of the club, held on
moved is the road from the dormitories
This whimsically informal thoroughfare, February 7, Professor E. F. Phillips gave
to Willard Straight Hall. For years now
which for several years has been a via a most interesting talk on his experiences
this road has taxed the patience of auto-
dolorosa for automobile-owners, and a in Russia. He concluded his talk by
bilists and pedestrians. A quagmire in
boon to uninspired editorial writers of telling the alumni about the latest
winter and spring, a continuous dust-
the Cornell Daily Sun, is to be eliminated. happenings on the campus.
storm in summer, this road has inspired
A glance at the accompanying sketch-
more polemical editorials in the Cornell Buffalo
map will illustrate this.
Daily Sun than any other campus evil.
The long sinuous line that starts at the On February 2.0 the alumni of Buffalo
Cornellians will now be relieved of the
intersection of Stewart and SouthAvenues had the pleasure of hearing Louis C.
double burden of traveling over this
Boochever '12. give an illuminating talk
represents the new concrete road which pitted surface and of reading tedious
on the present athletic conditions at
is more than half-completed. The new philippics directed at the Department of
Cornell under the "cash and carry"
road curves past the Cornell house (now Buildings and Grounds.
policy, the new program which has been
occupied by a group of students in archi- in effect since the withdrawal of financial
tecture), passes to the side of the new support by the Athletic Council. The
fraternities (which are connected with it SPORT INSURANCE meeting was attended by about thirty
by the indicated driveway), and joins Cornelliαn's Idea alumni.
West Avenue. Here there will be a little From Time •
triangle to guide temerarious student "Three years ago it occurred to smart MRS. BELLE CLINTON TREMAN, widow
drivers, and the road curves away from Peter Vischer '19, editor of Polo, that of the late Ebenezer Mack Treman '72.,
the triangle up toward Willard Straight insurance specially intended for sports- died last week in New York City where
Hall. Passing behind Willard Straight, men would be popular. Three of his she has recently been making her home.
the road will continue up the slope, to friends . . . organized Sportsmans Mu- Mr. Treman was a cousin of Robert H.
tual Assurance Co. to write such policies. Treman '77 and the late Charles E. Tre-
join Central Avenue at the point now
occupied by the University Club build- "Sportsmans Mutual premiums are a man '89.
little higher than most accident rates;
ing. This building will be removed—a
they cover mishaps outside the sporting WALTER S. GIELE '06 is the author of a
sacrifice not only to the new traffic ar- field as well as in it. At present most series of articles running in The Iron Age,
rangements, but to the safety of its in- policy holders . . . are fox-hunters, analyzing '' What the Machine Has Done
habitants, as well. At Central Avenue, steeplechasers, poloists." to Us."
the new road will be linked to the section
completed last summer which stretches
across the old Sage Green.
The entire road has already been
graded, and concrete had been laid to a
point near the intersection with West
Avenue, when the advent of winter made
it necessary to suspend operations. When
the project is completed, it will afford a
dignified approach to the campus from
the southwest. Some unlamented though
time-worn campus roads will be
ploughed over. The rocky section that
joins South Avenue and the new road
will be abandoned, and the old asphalt
road from Central Avenue to East
Avenue will be leveled to provide for
intramural athletes the same amount of
playing-space they enjoyed before the
operation on Sage Green.
The building now occupied by the
University Club is the only real land-
mark which will be obliterated by the
new development. This building, once a
women's dormitory (Sage Annex) and A SCENE FROM "THE WAY OF THE WORLD" Courtesy Dramatic Club
for more than fifteen years the home Left to right: Ernestine Snyder '34; C. G. Allen, Jr., '34/ Elizabeth Snyder '34; R. C. Coykendall '33/
of a large group of professors and in- Laura B. Maughan '35
2-4O THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS March
CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS 1874 n e married Caroline L. Romer of Of the colleges which increased their
Brooklyn. enrollments the State College of Agricul-
ITHACA, NEW YORK
Four years after his graduation from ture led in the number of students ad-
college Mr. Williams began his business mitted with a total of twenty; the College
career in Ithaca by joining the Williams of Arts and Sciences was second with
Published for the Cornell Alumni Corpora-
tion by the Cornell Alumni News Publishing Brothers Foundry Company, located on fifteen; the Engineering Colleges third*
Corporation. West State Street. He was at his death with six; Home Economics fourth
Published weekly during the college year the sole surviving partner and owner. with four; Hotel Management fifth with
and monthly in July and August: thirty-five Public responsibilities soon came to him. three, and Architecture last with one.
issues annually. Issue No. 1 is published in From 1886 to 1915 he was a member of The majority of the students entering
September. Weekly publication ends the last
week in June. Issue No. 35 is published in
the Board of Education, and its president the University were freshmen, although a
August and is followed by an index of the en- for 2.5 years. He served as president of the number of special and transfer students
tire volume, which will be mailed on request. Cornell Library Association. Among his were listed. Of the fifteen who entered
Subscription -price $4.00 a year, payable in ad- business interests were the Ithaca Trac- Arts courses, two were special students,
vance. Canadian postage 55 cents a year extra; for- tion Company and the Central New York and the remaining thirteen transfers.
eign $0 cents extra. Single copies twelve cents each. Southern Railroad Company.
Editor-in-Chief * R. W. SAILOR '07 Arts Refuses Freshmen
Mr. Williams was a trustee of the
Business Manager R. C. STUART Tompkins County Memorial Hospital. The Arts College continued this year
Managing Editor HARRY G. STUTZ '07 its policy of refusing admission to fresh-
Asst. Mng. Editor JANE MCK. URQUHART '13 He was formerly on the board of the
Ovid Asylum at Ovid and of the State men in February, regardless of their
Industrial School in Rochester. He for- ability to meet the entrance requirements.
MORRIS G. BISHOP '13 FOSTER M. COFFIN Ί I
warded the physical well-being of Ithaca The ruling was adopted two years ago
MARGUERITE L. COFFIN MILTON S. GOULD '30 when entrance examinations made by the
by serving as chairman of the Sewer Con-
Member Intercollegiate Alumni Extension Service struction Committee, as a member of the College Entrance Examination Board
Creek, Park and Drainage Commission, were substituted for those formerly made
Printed by The Cayuga Press
and other local civic boards. up by the college faculty.
Entered as Second Class Matter at Ithaca, N. Y. The board prepares no mid-year en-
Among Mr. Williams' clubs were the
ITHACA, N.Y. MARCH % 1933 Bankers Club and the Alpha Delta Phi of trance examinations and the Arts College
New York, and the Town and Gown authorities have not found it necessary
Club, the University Club and the Coun- or advisable to provide special tests. The
several engineering colleges do hold
ROGER B. WILLIAMS DIES try Club of Ithaca. He was a registered
second term entrance exams, but the
Republican. He was a member and
Roger Butler Williams, for over half a officer of the First Presbyterian Church. number taking them is always very
century prominent in banking circles and small, and this year no one applied for
the civic life of Ithaca, and a trustee of Survived by Son admittance by them.
Cornell University, died on February 2.4 He is survived by one son, Roger B.
at his home in Ithaca. Williams, Jr., '01, of New York, and Obituaries
For nearly two weeks Mr. Williams several grandchildren; by four sisters, (Continued from page 238)
had been in poor health. He contracted a Augusta H. Williams, Mrs. Jared T. THOMAS G. BROWN '74, former owner
cold, and the resulting complications Newman, Miss Ella S. Williams and Mrs. and publisher of the Iron ton, Ohio
brought on his death by heart disease. He John H. Tanner, all of Ithaca. Republican, died on February 15 in
was eighty-four years old. Provost Albert R. Mann '04 paid Albuquerque, N. M., where he had re-
Mr. Williams was rounding out his tribute to Mr. Williams as follows: sided for the past few years.
50th year as director of the First National "Ithaca and Cornell were singularly
Bank and had served as president con- During his undergraduate days he
fortunate in their possession of Roger B.
tinuously for the last quarter century, rowed in the Tom Hughes Boat Club,
Williams during his long and very useful
two offices held by his father before him. and was prominent in other activities.
life. In the midst of large personal
On June, 1888, he was elected president He was a room mate of Frank Tomlinson
responsibilities he found ways to give
of the Ithaca Savings Bank and eight of Ironton, and for some years was post-
generously of his time and thought to
years earlier had been chosen trustee. the affairs of the city and of the Univer- master of Xenia, Ohio. He is survived by
These two posts he likewise held unin- sity. As a member of the University his wife, two married daughters, Helen
terruptedly until his death. board of trustees since 1898, and chair- and Gertrude of Albuquerque, and Jean
man of the finance committee since 1908, Brown of Cleveland.
Trustee Since 1 8 9 8
he helped direct the financial affairs of ROBERT KENLY SMITH '14, a physician
His services to Cornell University be-
the University with sympathetic under- in Logan, Ohio, died on October 17, of
gan in 1898 when he was elected by the
standing, rare wisdom and ripe experi- nephritis. He was born in Logan on
trustees to the board. Just 1.^ years ago
ence. Cornell will feel his loss keenly." January *4, i9ox, the son of Augustus K.
this month Mr. Williams became chair-
and Julia Work Smith. He took a year of
man of the finance committee of the
arts, and was a member of Kappa Sigma,
board, and in that capacity he contrib-
uted much to the University. His present NEW STUDENTS REGISTER and the freshman crew and football
squads. He received his B.S. and M.D. at
five-year term would have expired in Records in the office of the Director of
Cincinnati University. He is survived by
June. Admissions of the University show that a
Mr. Williams was born in Ithaca May 8, total of forty-nine new students were ad-
1848, one of the twelve children of Josiah mitted by the various colleges at the
Butler and Mary Hardy Williams. His opening of the second term. This number LOUIS BEMENT IS DEAD
father was a man of large influence and is slightly less than the total number of As the ALUMNI NEWS goes to press,
many responsibilities in the earlier those who enrolled in the University at word comes of the death of Louis C.
Ithaca, being closely associated with this time last year, the reduction being Bement, known and affectionately re-
such men as Henry W. Sage and Ezra due primarily to the fact that the veteri- garded by almost every Cornellian. Mr.
Cornell. Roger B. Williams was educated nary college admitted no new students Bement died after a week's illness of
at the Ithaca Academy and took the de- this term, whereas in February, 1932., the pneumonia. An article about "Louie"
gree of master of arts at Yale in 1868. In college allowed eleven to enter. will appear in the next issue.
March 2, THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS
The Week On The €ampn§
dents sang German songs in Willard
T HE DEATH of Roger B. Williams re-
moves one of Ithaca's most important
citizens, one of Cornell's most faith-
ful friends, and one of the rugged builders
Moscow gold. The President, Norman
Spitzer '34 of Yonkers, adjourned the
meeting without a vote, in what seems a
most illiberal manner. An executive
Straight Memorial Hall on Sunday after-
noon, accompanying themselves with
guitars and mandolins, and giving a
of the America that we know. He re- meeting was held Friday; the opposition charming picture of Germany's Wander-
ceived his M.A. from Yale in the year of whip, Thomas Dixcy '33 of East Falls vogel in flight.
this University's foundation. He watched Church, Va., Editor of the Widow', an-
THE BUDAPEST QUARTET gave a splendid
Cornell grow from an aspiration in two nounced that the new members plan to performance, in the University Chamber
men's minds to its present might, and, as eliminate the aggressive banner-carrying Music Series.
Trustee since 1898, as chairman of the tactics of the Club, which '4 reflect upon
finance committee since 1908, he aided the good name of Cornell." There will be FRITZ KREISLER will play here on
much in the making of our college. a club meeting Tuesday; each faction is March x8, under the auspices of the De-
Founder of one of the great Cornell assembling all its friends, to elect officers partment of Music. On the day the seat
families, he was one of the few survivors to its own taste. It will be a splendid sale opened, a line progressed in front of
of our heroic age, a link between two thing for the club treasury, anyway. the Department's office from early morn-
worlds. ing till closing time. All but the more
HENRY MORGENTHAU '13 is expected expensive seats were sold the first day.
THE CORNELL that Roger Williams saw to be the new head of the Federal Farm
as a young man was a bleak wind-bitten Board. Robert E. Treman '09 is rumored THE LECTURERS chosen by the students
building in the midst of cornfields. The to be Governor Lehman's choice to for their own particular lecture series (I
Cornell that he left at his death is succeed Morgenthau as New York State told you about it last week) are Dean
statistically described, in stirring figures, Conservation Commissioner. And those Robert M. Ogden '99 of the College of
in the annual report of the Comptroller, are the only Cornell names I have noticed Arts and Sciences, George Lincoln Burr
Charles D. Bostwick '92.. Total expendi- in the political despatches. Why are '81, Professor Emeritus of History,
tures for I93I-3X, $n,z66,568 44, includ- there so few Cornellians in government Donald L. Finlayson of Architecture,
ing payments of $2.,6O2.,IZ8.8I to profes- work, aside from scientific employment? James F. Mason and Morris G. Bishop
sors and instructors in Ithaca, and I don't know of any Cornell Governors, '13 of Romance Languages, John G.
$605,451.44 for maintenance. Receipts Senators, or Congressmen, except Repre- Jenkins '^3 of Psychology, and Charles
were $10,42.1,949.07, making a deficit of sentative Daniel A. Reed '98 of Dunkirk, M. Nevin '15 of Geology. The selection
$844,619.37, pretty good for a small- N. Y. We aren't doing our share in the seems a little one-sided; but of course
town college. country's government. Is it the fault of the students asked professors they
AND THE END is by no means yet. The the Cornell type of education? Or just happened to know.
new Psi Upsilon and Sigma Phi houses, chance? THE BAIRD PRIZES in Architecture were
on West Hill near the Baker dormitories, THE STATE SCHOLARSHIP situation is awarded to R. S. Kitchen '33 of Dayton,
are now under construction. They should causing worry. Groups working for Ohio> and Miss M. R. Brown '33 of
be ready for occupancy in the fall. They economy at Albany propose to save the Portsmouth, Va. The problem, was a
are built of red brick trimmed with State money by suspending the New monumental aeration fountain for a city
stone, thus departing from the Collegiate York State Cash Scholarships, amount- reservoir.
Gothic of the adjoining dormitories. ing to $300,000. There are about 400 THE SAGE PREACHER was the Rev.
A GOOD DEAL of work is being done on holders of these scholarships in Cornell; Robert L. Calhoun of the Yale Divinity
the campus, road work, drainage of the they receive $100 a year. To cut these out School.
orchards on Dryden Road, excavation of would seem an unfortunate economy.
New York has no State University ex- PROFESSOR DONALD ENGLISH of the De-
ponds in the fish hatchery, and the laying
cept for its schools of Agriculture, partment of Economics was injured
of a fine sewer, cloaca maxima^ from Sage
Veterinary Medicine, Home Economics, painfully, though not seriously, in an
College to Baker Tower. This work, em-
and Forestry. By its State scholarships it automobile accident near Auburn. They
ploying 145 men, is done with the aid of
has recognized a duty toward exceptional say he will be in the Memorial Hospital
the New York State Temporary Emer-
students. Such a duty is accepted by most for maybe a month. If you come through
gency Relief Administration Fund.
states and nearly all foreign govern- Ithaca you might look him up.
THERE IS PLENTY of politics on the
ments. Indeed, it seems more important GASPING GEORGE BANCROFT '33 of
campus, as was proved by a very re- to the State that we should have the
freshing demonstration last week. The Tulsa, Okla., seems to be making a great
best engineers, physicians, economists, personal hit in the intercollegiate wres-
Liberal Club, you know, has been swing- and lawyers than that we should a high tling matches. And GLENN STAFFORD ^ 9 ,
ing pretty far to the Left lately, and has average of literacy and secondary train-
been very earnest about West Virginia former intercollegiate wrestling cham-
ing. What we need now is exceptional pion, is working his way up as a pro.
miners, the Governor of California, and men, not average men.
Russia. Well, at the last meeting fifty Here in Ithaca he over-mastered George
visitors appeared, rather the Cavalier Coleman of Utica. He did this by means
THE DEUTSCHER VEREIN gave a won-
than the Roundhead type. Each paid his of an airplane spin, a body slam, and a
derful costume dance in Willard Straight
initiation fee of 50 cents, thus wiping out half nelson.
Hall on Saturday, to celebrate the
the Club's deficit. "You can't buy the Fastnachtsfest, or the eve of Lent. "LOST AND FOUND: White Woman
Liberal Club for $15!" cried a Liberal, in Twenty-five German students from vari- Cook, in sorority or fraternity; refer-
face of the facts. His statement should ous eastern colleges attended the dance, ences; tel. 5167."—The Cornell Daily Sun.
bring relief to those who believe the and everything was very gemύtlich, Shouldn' t this be classified under CARDS
Liberal Club to be richly endowed with angenehm, und ganz reizend. The stu- OF THANKS? M. G. B.
Z42. THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS March 2,
C o n c e r n i n g . . .
ONE ADVERTISER TO The Alumni
ANOTHER '92. ME—George C. Farkell has been
chosen by residents of Lorain, Ohio, as
the community's outstanding citizen for
1932.. He was presented with an engraved
watch. He is superintendent in charge of
: How can I make my the rolling mills of the Lorain Works of
the National Tube Company, a sub-
advertising dollar go farther? sidiary of the United States Steel Cor-
'03 ME—William A. Rowe is retiring
from his association with the American
JΛLTISWΘYI By insisting on quality Blower Corporation, after twenty-five
years of service. His address is 140 Bur-
circulation rather than mass circu- lingame Avenue, Detroit.
lation. By seeking rich markets '13 ME—Stanley J. Chute is manager
of the condenser department of the M. W.
rather than large ones. Kellogg Company at 22.5 Broadway,
New York. He lives at 3ix Linwood
Avenue, Ridgewood, N. J.
'13 BS—Gilmore Clarke, landscape
architect of the Westchester County
Park Commission, will speak on April 19
on Public Parks and Boulevards, in a
series of talks by architects at the New
• When you advertise in the CORNELL School for Social Research, in New York.
'17, 'x8 BS—Mrs. Dorothy S. Brieten-
ALUMNI NEWS you get preferred circu- becker (Dorothy A. Stone '17) was
married on November 14 to Dr. A. M.
lation. Six thousand subscribers, not one Showalter, a teacher at Bridgewater
College. They arlive in Bridgewater, Va.
of whom has been secured by high pres- Ί 8 AB, f 2* MD—Dr. Leo P. Larkin
has been chosen president of the medical
sure methods. Six thousand subscribers of staff of the Tompkins County Memorial
Hospital, succeeding Dr. John W. Judd
better than average incomes, better than '93. Dr. Norman S. Moore '2.3 A.B.,
'x6 M.D. is secretary, and Dr. Esther E.
average taste, who buy the NEWS because Parker '05 A.B., '07 M.D. is treasurer.
'2.1 AB—Martha E. Martin is teaching
they want it, and read it because they mathematics at the Newton High School
in New York. She lives at 37-2.5 Eighty-
enjoy it. first Street, Jackson Heights, N. Y.
• And you get preferred space, too. There '2.2.—Mrs. William A. Magor of New
York has announced the marriage of her
isn't a buried ad in the whole magazine. daughter, Margaret Isabelle, to W.
Stewart Bernard 'zz, on February 11, in
Every one gets its share of attention, with- Greenwich, Conn. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
are living at 30 East Sixty-seventh
out having to outshout a dozen others. Street, New York. He is a member of
the New York Stock Exchange and a
• That's getting your money's worth in partner in Bernard, Winkler and Com-
advertising. Write today for new rates and '2.x—Joseph M. C. Mero 'zz is engaged
to Helen Schulman, of Brooklyn.
full information. 'Z4, '2.5 ME—The address of Wiliaml
F. Slater is 679 South McLean Boulevard,
Memphis, Tenn. A son, W. Favre Slater,
zd, was born on September 30.
CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS '14 CE—A second son, Frederic Conger,
Jr., was born on December z6 to Mr. and
Box 103 Ithaca, N.Y. Mrs. Frederic C. Wood. Their address is
1074 Laurel Avenue, Winnetka, 111.
Wood is in charge of construction,
fixtures, and equipment for Montgomery,
Ward and Company.
'2.5 AB—Mrs. Francis A. Ray of Ithaca
has announced the marriage of her
March 2, THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS M3
CORNELL CLUB LUNCHEONS
Many of the Cornell Clubs hold luncheons at regular intervals. A list is given below for the particular
benefit of travelers who may be in some of these cities on dates of meetings. Names and addresses of the club
secretaries are given. Unless otherwise listed, the meetings are of men:
Name of Club Meeting Place Time
Akron (Women) ist Saturday Homes of Members 1:00 p. m.
Secretary: Mrs. Ralph B. Day Ί 6 , 145 Pioneer St., Akron, Ohio.
Albany Monthly University Club 11:30 p . m .
Secretary: George W. Street '2.3, 158 State St., Albany.
Baltimore Monday Engineers' Club 11:30 p. m.
Secretary: Frank H. Carter Ί 6 , n o Pleasant St., Baltimore.
Boston Monday American House, 11:30 p. m.
Secretary: George R. Grant '04, 50 Oliver St., Boston. 56 Hanover St.
Buffalo Friday Hotel Statler 11:30 p. m.
Secretary: Herbert R. Johnston '17, Pratt & Lambert, Inc., Buffalo.
Buffalo (Women) Monthly College Club 11:00 noon
Secretary: Miss Edith E. Stokoe '10, 5 Tacoma Ave., Buffalo.
Chicago Thursday Mandels 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: C. Longford Felske '14, 33 S. Clark St., Chicago.
Cleveland Thursday Cleveland Athletic Club 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: Charles C. Colman Ί i , 1836 Euclid Ave., Cleveland.
Denver Thursday Daniel Fisher's Tea Room 11:15 P m
Secretary: James B. Kelly '05, 1660 Stout St.,.Denver.
Detroit Thursday Union Guardian Bldg. 11:15 P m
Secretary: Frank Nitzberg '11, 1000 Second Ave., Detroit.
Los Angeles Thursday University Club 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: Charles G. Bullis '08, 818 Standard Oil Bldg., Los Angeles
Los Angeles (Women) Last Saturday Tea Rooms Luncheons
Secretary: Miss Ruth Williams Ί 8 , 1139 East Maple St., Glendale.
Milwaukee Friday University Club 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: Henry M. Stillman '30, 717 Maryland St., Milwaukee.
Newark m d Friday Down Town Club 11:30 p. m.
Secretary: Eric Ruckelshaus '17, 159 Irvington Ave., South Orange, N. J.
New York Daily Cornell Club, 145 Madison Ave.
Secretary: Andrew E. Tuck '98, 145 Madison Ave., New York.
Philadelphia Daily Cornell Club, 1119 Spruce St.
Secretary: James P. Stewart '18, 506 Morris Bldg., Philadelphia.
Philadelphia (Women) ist Saturday Homes of Members Luncheon
Secretary: Miss Miriam McAllister '14, 510 S. 4ind St., Philadelphia.
Pittsburgh Friday Wm. Penn Hotel 11:15 P m
Secretary: Charles F. Kells '13, 14 Wood St., Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh (Women) Monthly Homes of Members Afternoon
Secretary: Mrs. William R. King '14, 5555 Hobart St., Pittsburgh.
Rochester Wednesday Powers Hotel 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: Leslie E. Briggs '11, 136 Powers Bldg., Rochester.
Rochester (Women) Monthly (usually Wednesday) Homes of Members Evening
Secretary: Miss Ruth A. Boak '16, 311 Lake Ave., Rochester.
San Francisco m d Wednesday S. F. Commercial Club 11:15 p. m.
President: Walter B. Gerould Ί i , 575 Mission St., San Francisco.
San Francisco (Women) m d Saturday Homes of Members Luncheon or Tea
Secretary: Mrs. Walter Mulford '03, 1637 Spruce St., Berkeley.
Syracuse (Women) m d Monday Homes of Members 6:30p.m.
Secretary: Mrs. Lester C. Kienzle '16, 304 Waverly Ave., Syracuse.
Trenton Monday Chas. HertzeΓs Restaurant 11:00 noon
Bridge & S. Broad St.
Secretary: Carlman M. Rinck '14, 309 N. Clinton Ave., Trenton.
Utica Tuesday University Club 11:00 noon
Secretary: Harold J. Shackelton '16, 155 Genesee St., Utica.
Utica (Women) 3rd Monday Homes of Members Dinner
Secretary: Miss Lois E. Babbitt '18, 113 Seward Ave., Utica.
Washington, D. C. Thursday University Club 11:30 p. m.
Secretary: James S. Holmes '10, 1705 Lanier PI., N. W. Washington.
Water bury, Conn. m d Wednesday Water bury Club 11:15 p. m.
Secretary: Edward Sanderson '16, 155 Buckingham St., Waterbury.
2-44 THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS March
daughter, Margaret Ray '2.5, to Andrew '30) are leaving Washington. Mrs.
H. McPherson, on February 4. Mr. and Osborne will stay with her parents in
Mrs. McPherson are living at zoi White Rochester, N. Y., while Osborne goes to
MARCH 16TH Park Road. Buffalo for four weeks special study, and
'z6—Emile J. Zimmer, Jr., has been then will go to the Western Union divi-
THE CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS transferred from the main offices in sion office in New York. He is a tele-
Wilmington of E. I. duPont de Nemours graph engineer with the Western Union.
and Company, where he was manager of '31 AB—Will M. Sawdon '08 and Mrs.
ITS FIRST A N N U A L
the forecast and analysis division of the Sawdon have announced the engagement
TRAVEL NUMBER treasurer's department, to Atlanta, Ga.,
where he is assistant manager of southern
of their daughter, Edith A. Sawdon '31,
to Warren Mann Taylor of Binghamton.
sales. His address is 818 Volunteer '31 ME—S. Lewis Elmer, Jr., is with
Building. the Carrier Products Corporation of
Z7 AB—Mr. and Mrs. William J. Newark, N. J., working on dealer sales
Walsh of Dorset, Vt., have announced of refrigerating and air conditioning
This big special number will the marriage of their daughter, Wilma, equipment. He lives at 135 Madison
include articles on travel, to George D. Lamont '2.7, in Berlin on Avenue, Elizabeth, N. J.
February 18. The bride is a graduate of '3Z AB—Christine A. Schildwaster is
steamship and resort adver- Middlebury College. Lamont is American secretary and translator of Spanish with
vice-consul at Kovno, Lithuania. the Amperite Corporation at 561 Broad-
tising, and many other inter-
'z7 AB—Beatrice C. Brody is an in- way, New York. She lives at Apartment
esting features. The issue surance counsel, with the New York 10, 6iz West n z t h Street.
Life Insurance Company at 2.50 Park '3Z AB—Emil P. Kraus has moved to
will come to you in a new Avenue, New York. She lives at 75 Fort 163 Central Avenue, Albany. He is
dress,- it will be different in Washington Avenue. working for the Albany Wholesale Shoe
'2.7—Harold Gassner is a resident phy- Company.
other respects, yet none of
sical director at the University Settle- Mailing Addresses
the regular departments will ment at 184 Eldridge Street, New York. '91—Robert H. Strother, Z5 Grace
be slighted. Watch for the '2I7 BLA—The address of Harry H. Court, Brooklyn.
Iurka is now Box 63z, Amityville, N. Y. '94—Orrie P. Cummings, 419 Fourth
He is a landscape architect with the High- Avenue, New York.
Travel Number - March 16th way Department, on Long Island.
'97—Joseph P. Carlin, 405 Lexington
'z7 ME—Charles F. Wagner is in the Avenue, New York.
investment banking business with the
Όz—Joseph T. Kelly, Jr., 390Z Lafay-
Union Guardian Trust Company in
ette Avenue, St. Louis.
Detroit. He lives at 1130 Parker Avenue.
'03—Hannibal C. Ford, Z33 Kings
*z8 AB—Marjorie Hershon is junior Point Road, Great Neck, N. Y.
clerical assistant in the Grover Cleveland
Unemployment High School at Ridgewood, N. Y. She
'05—Howard Eric, 40 Wall Street, New
York.—Neal D. Becker, 360 Furman
lives at 37 Bow Street, Forest Hills, N. Y.
Relief *z8 AB, '30 LLB—Howard S. Levie is
'07—Harold A. Brainerd, 851 Thorn
at the Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, re-
for Jobless Cornellians covering from a serious case of pneu-
Street, Sewickley, Pa.
monia, contracted while attending the Ίo—Thomas R. Rollo, State Hospital,
annual convention of Sigma Alpha Mu Mendota, Wise.
The Cornell Alumni News fraternity, of which he is national treas- Ίi—Alan C. Towers, care of Cia. Sud
urer. Levie is an attorney in New York. Americana de Serv. Publicos, Edificio
offers an opportunity for Comega, Corrientes zzz, Buenos Aires,
'Z9, '30 AB—M. Whitney Greene is
temporary employment, now attending the Harvard Graduate Argentina.
School of Business Administration. His Ίz—Walter S. Ott, Z5Z7 North Wahl
on a commission basis, address is C-Z5, McCulloch Hall, Soldiers Avenue, Milwaukee.
to a limited number Field, Boston. '14—Paul L. Heslop, 13iz N.E. Han-
'Z9 AB—Morton Singer has graduated cock Street, Portland, Oregon.
of Cornell gradu- from the Fordham Law School and is '15—Christian F. DeNeergaard, 56
ates. Full partic- about to open a collection bureau for the Seventy-ninth Street, Brooklyn.—Eldon
collection of delinquent accounts. His F. Colie, 76 Warwick Road, Winnetka,
ulars will be address is 1Z71 Eastern Parkway. 111.
sent on re- 'Z9 BS; '31 AB—Mr. and Mrs. Henry 'zo—Donald C. Blanke, Overlook
Blostein have announced the marriage of Drive, Greenwich, Conn.
quest. their daughter, Alice Blostein 'Z9, to 'zi—Curtis T. Prout, 4 Vernon Street,
Address, Norman Horn '31, on December 5. Mr. Hartford, Conn.—Mrs. Jean Murad (Jean
and Mrs. Horn are living in Rochester. G. Etzkowitz), 15795 Cloverlawn, De-
'30 DVM; '30 BS—A daughter, Mary troit.—John S. Scacciaferro, 83 Second
Louise, was born on November 17 to Dr. Avenue, Newark, N. J.
David Hopkins '30 and Mrs. Hopkins 'zz—Robert E. Roesch, Box 6iz,
Asst. Managing Editor (Helen G. Baker '30). Their address is Harrisonburg, Va.—Harold R. Harring-
373 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, Vt. ton, Box C, Ancon, Panama Canal Zone.
Box 105 Ithaca, N. Y.
'30 EE; '30 AB—Eric R. Osborne '30 —Alma B. Verwiebe, 6 Upper Moun-
and Mrs. Osborne (Doris I. VanDerhoef tain Avenue, Monclair, N. J.
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Bastille-Day fireworks, from le Ponte de la Tournelle, Paris
IRST the top of the gateway to Europe. Switzerland, Germany, and ability. Their franchise is your guar-
Eiffel Tower, and then Holland, Italy, Spain . . . all lie within a antee, harmonizing with the atmosphere
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iJL view from the boat- tours into these neighboring countries. cooking . . . skilled seamanship . . . mod-
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you. And, three thousand miles from expert service.
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