Phis Best Kappas on
Crumit Quiz Show
By HAYWARD S. BIGGERS
HI DELTA THETA and Kappa
Kappa Gamma were on opposite
sides of the stage during a recent broadcast of "Mr. Adam and Mrs. Eve," popular radio quiz program starring Frank
Crumit, Ohio University '12, and his
charming wife, Julia Sanderson. The
show, aired every Saturday night from
to 8:30 P.M., over the nation-wide
CBS network, is sponsored by Tums.
And the Phi master-minders won the
the great satisfaction of Brother Crumit, whose teams of "Mr. Adams"
were two down to Miss Sanderson's
"Eves" prior to the broadcast. It is also
probable that this particular win for the
"Adams," accomplished by a team of
Phis, was doubly sweet to Brother Crumit.
The hero of this than Mr.
Crumit who, with Miss Sanderson, arranged the well be Barrett Herrick, Washington '15, whose
ready answers won him the right to represent the three-man Phi team in the final
questioning with the Kappa winner of
the first the championship.
Brother Herrick, well known in the Fraternity as president of Beta Province,
bested Dr. Mary .M. Crawford, Kappa
finalist, a New York City physician and
a past president of the New York
alumnae assodation, to win a close 21 to
19 decision for the men.
That the margin of victory was narrow is attested by the fact that both Mr.
Herrick and Dr. Crawford answered correctly the same number of questions in
the finals. Herrick, his own
on impulse, while
Dr. Crawford was more cautious, and the
time element decided the issue.
The other Phi members of the "Adams" team were Brock Pemberton, Kansas '08, famed producer and playwright,
PART OF CAST
Five participants in Phi Delt-Kappa broadcast.
Left to right: Julia Sanderson, Frank Crumit,
Barrett Herrick, and Kappas Sarah E. Morris
and Alice Burrows. Missing: Dr. Mary M.- Crawford, Don Wharton, and Brock Pemberton.
and Don Wharton, Davidson '27, formerly editor of Scribner's and now a feature writer for Reader's Digest, the Saturday Evening Post, and other leading
magazines. The Kappa team was rounded
out by Miss Alice Burrows, associate editor of Vogue magazine, and Miss Sarah
E. Morris, secretary to a vice president of
the Celanese Corporation of America.
As might be expected with Frank
Crumit, always a loyal "and enthusiastic
Phi, emceeing half the
came in for prominent mention on several occasions. In fact, after Miss Sanderson had announced the team she
had to put a stopper on Frank, who
seemed ready to make a speech in announcing the Phi opposition. Said he:
"And I have a trio of alumni of another great fraternity, A 01 (Oratorically) This fraternity was established in
"Just a minute," Julia interrupted,
"are you going to make a speech?"
"Oh, pardon me, Julia, I forgot myself. You see, I'm a Phi Delt myselfl What