The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for January,
ing not realized. The first day on the island he father. Brother J. Renwick Hogg, Sr., Lafayette
observed a plane going over and decided they
'78, was one of the founders.
might see him if he got near the beach.
next day, on the beach, the plane flew over, LIEUT. JOHN HUBERT BUEHNER, Wyoming '35,
Dutton fired a shot to attract attention, and the has been promoted from second to first lieufliers 'thought I was Japs!' At that he ran out tenant at Scott Field, 111., parent radio school of
the Army .A.ir Forces Technical Training Cominto the surf, waving and calling, and they
mand, where he is squadron adjutant of the 8th
swooped down for him.
Base Headquarters and Air Base Sq. Lieutenant
"The service star, the Phi flier admitted, was
won for 'action at Guadalcanal. But it's the ma- Buehner, a former geologist, was commissioned
in June,- 1935.
rines that deserve all the glory there,' he said.
"The silver star was awarded him for 'helping
stop an enemy push on Henderson field.' His
activities included strafing and dive bombing.
"Dutton didn't want to say how many Japanese planes he had shot down. He finally acknowledged that he was credited with three, two
Zeros and a bomber."
Brother Dutton is the son of Col. George Lawrence Dutton, Oregon State '19, who is on active
duty in Australia. Father and son have been able
to see each other on several occasions.
MURREL BLOUNT, Iowa '43, aviation cadet,
completed his primary training, and is now enrolled in the Army Flying School, Enid, Okla.,
to receive basic instruction. Upon completion
-of this course he will go on to another school for
a final course in flight training before being
appointed a flight officer in the Army Air Forces.
BURLEIGH JACOBS, Wisconsin
'42, is now an en-
sign in the U. S. Navy, and is stationed at Berbers Point, Oahu Island, Hawaii.
CARROLL BREWSTER RHOADS, Pennsylvania
a Major in the United States Marine Corps now
serving in Washington, D.C. Brother Rhoads
is a member- of the Philadelphia Law firm of
Montgomery, McCracken, Walker and Rhoads
located in the Morris Building. He was one
of the principal speakers at the Founders Day
dinner in Philadelphia last spring.
CHARLES YATES ALLEN, Dartmouth
'33, is serving
somewhere with the United States Navy. Brother
Allen was Philadelphia Sales Manager for the
Liggett Myers Tobacco Company for a number of years before entering the service.
WILLIAM HENRY JAMES, Cornell '33, is on active
duty in Iceland. Brother James was an affiliate
of the Pennsylvania Zeta chapter and received
his A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His home is in Philadelphia.
JAMES RENWICK HOGG, JR., Lafayette
'35, is a
private, 1st class, in the United States Army now
located somewhere in Ireland according to latest
reports. Brother Hogg has been with the firm
of Hardwick Magee Company, famous for their
carpets and rugs. He left his position as assistant
advertising manager of the business of which his
LIEUT. J. H. BUEHNER, Wyoming '35
Wins promotion in A.A.F,T,T,C,
LIEUT. HAROLD ELBERT BROWN, Nebraska '39, was
aboard the carrier Wasp when Japanese bombs
set the ship ablaze and sent it to the bottom
of the Pacific. Ever wonder just how it might
feel to be trapped on a burning ship at sea?
Brother Brown knows how it feels and here's
his story, in his own words, as it appeared in
the Lincoln, Neb., Evening State Journal, published by Brother Joe W. Seacrest, Dartmouth
"The Wasp was truly a fine ship in every
respect. ship's crew and all squadron personnel had been intact for more time than any
captain could hope for. Captain Sherman was the
best. He had proven many, many times that he
was outstandingly capable to handle our ship in
"On the afternoon of the 15th of September
we were engaged in supporting marine activity
and had just launched a group of planes.
"As the ship started its turn to port to get
back to the base course, people on the starboard
side of the flight deck saw torpedoes coming.
"They yelled to the bridge and ran from that