The SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta for January,
ing down; and name the British equiva- friendship with Brock Pemberton dates
lent to American hot dogs and ham- back to the days when he and his vaudeville partner, popular Jim McWilliams,
Lack of space prohibits detailing of Ohio University '11, first landed in New
the questions submitted to members of York. The three lived at the Phi house
the team. Suffice it to say, how- at Columbia, along with some twentyever, that they were similar in makeup to five representatives of other chapters, for
the foregoing examples, and the close- about four years. Two other well known,
ness of the final score is evidence of the names included in that famous "chapter"
were those of Dwight Baum, Syracuse
splendid opposition they offered.
It is interesting to note that the Phi- '09, famed architect who submitted plans
Kappa broadcast was a result of Brother for the Fraternity's Memorial Building at
Crumit's long-cherished desire to sponsor Oxford before he died, and Bill Murray,
a Greek Letter competition involving Columbia '11, head of the Radio depart* A and a well known women's fra- ment of the William Morris Theatrical
ternity. Frank has a niece who is a Agency, and husband of Ilka Chase.
Kappa so he was doubly happy when
Don Wharton was known to Crumit
J. Donald Kieffer, Maryland '30, vice- only by reputation, but Frank writes that
president of the New York Alumni club, "he is one fine fellow."
was able to line up a top notch and
This story would not be complete withthoroughly representative team of Fs out mentioning that the Phi Delt prize
to oppose the Phis.
money of $57.50 in War Bonds was doThe personnel of the Phi team, as ex- nated to the Madison Square Boys' club
plained by Brother Crumit in a recent in New York, the director of which is
letter, is equally interesting. He met Brother Albert Hines, Allegheny '10.
And, oh yes, if you're in doubt about
Barrett Herrick many years ago in Seattle when playing vaudeville on the old the answers to any of the questions tossed
Orpheum circuit, through his long stand- out to Brothers Herrick, Wharton, and
ing habit of visiting Phi Delt chapter Pemberton as they faced a mike and an
unseen audience running into the milhouses while on tour.
Brother Crumit also relates that his lions, turn to p. 176 and you'll find them.
MR. ADAM AND MRS. EVE
Julia Sanderson and Frank Crumit, long-time popular vaudeville, recording, and radio stars.