The Phi Gamma Delta Volume 45

The Phi Gamma Delta Volume 45

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...on the proposed new clubhouse: ' During the last year the New Clubhouse Committee has examined dozens of propositions. The committee now has definite ideas regarding the needs of the club and its financial resources. A little while longer and maybe 'you'll be surprised'." Columbia Fijis Enliven Broadway New York Athletic Club is Scene of Uproarious Event on Honor of Omega's None Initiates IT MAY BE, as the popular song runs, that it's "growing dark on Broadway," but a casual observer in the vicinity of the New York Athletic Club one Monday night in December would have to be convinced otherwise; particularly if he wandered near the banquet hall where a perfect constellation of white stars was in the ascendancy. The event was the dinner in honor of Oinega Chapter's nine initiates and if every superlative adjective in the language were employed the description would give only a tenth carbon copy idea of the glorious uproariousness of the celebration. W. L. Hazen, former editor of The Phi Gamma Delta, was master of ceremonies and the ease with which he pronounced "surreptitiously" bore vocal evidence of his having withstood the pressing invitations of the tinkling--not cymbals. Cheers--long, soulful cheers--greeted the announcement by Tom Chrystie, Jr., head of the active chapter, that "scholastically Omega had not been so successful." Chic Cuthell became especially enthusiastic when Tom used the word ' renaissance.' Each initiate took the "raspberry" degree when he was called upon to tell the alumni how much he appreciated becoming a link in Omega's chain. Ray Perkins, the right-hand man of George M. Cohan, performed at the piano as only Bay can perform. Charlie Heydt, despite continued heckling...show more

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  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236886852
  • 9781236886859