The Phi Gamma Delta Volume 29, No. 5

The Phi Gamma Delta Volume 29, No. 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...We have been visited lately by Eldred and Ferry, '08, Shaffer, '06, and McCartney, '04. W. J. Aiken. Alpha Chi--Amherst Owing to the fear of a scarlet fever epidemic, college was closed for two weeks and all students requested to leave town. Seven cases of the disease had developed, resulting in one death. To-day (March 1) college opened again, after all the college buildings and the frat. houses had been thoroughly fumigated. To pay up for the time lost by this enforced vacation, there will be no spring recess this year. Amherst recently suffered a severe blow by the loss'of Prof. Charles E. Garman, of the philosophy department. Prof. Garman is well known throughout the country as a thorough scholar and an excellent teacher, and it will be a long time before his place can be filled. Alpha Chi was represented at the B. A. A. games by Hubbard and Morton on the relay team, which was defeated by Brown in the fastest time of the evening; Couley, sub on the relay and entered in the sprints, and Harry Sweet, who took second place in the four-forty novice after running a magnificent race. The alumni banquet, which was held in the house February 9, was a success in every sense but the number of alumni it brought back, as only ten could manage to show up at this time. The plan of holding the banquet in the house worked beautifully, so well, indeed, that there is considerable talk about holding the initiation banquet in the parlors next fall. The object of the meeting was to raise money to fix over the parlors, and a good start was made in the right direction. Those of the old brothers present were Cauthers, Brainard, Coolidge, Everett Morgan, Wells, Dugan, Austin Savage, Carl Sparrow, George Wood and Hitt. Good loyal Fiji spirit prevailed, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870956
  • 9781236870957