of Phi Delta Theta for January, 1943
JEFFERSON GREER, Wisconsin '27, Milwaukee
artist-sculptor, is the creator of the four sgraffito
murals in the lobby of the Milwaukee Journal's
new Radio City which was opened this past
summer. Sgraffito, which literally means
"scratched plaster," combines carving and modeling in colored materials. Radio broadcasting is
symbolized in the four murals, representing the
spirit of broadcasting, the audience reached by
broadcasting service, television, and sound.
GEORGE WHTTE, JR., U,C.L.A.
'34, is a prisoner
of the Japanese in the Philippines. Brother
White, an overseas sales supervisor tor the Standard Vacuum Oil Co., with recent headquarters
in Iloilo, 500 miles south of Manila, apparently
was interned shortly after December 7, 1941. His
parents last heard from him in a New Year's
message a few weeks later.
Price, Davis Lauded
"Price, Davis Make Censorship Efficient"
reads the four-column head over a recent
Washington dispatch in the Cincinnati
Enquirer. The article points out that complaints are at a very minimum, and that
the U. S. press and radio are assisting
wholeheartedly in a voluntary program
of censoring the news as a result of the
wise and sensible administration of the
Offices ot Censorship and War Information by BYRON PRICE, Wabash '12, and
ELMER DAVIS, Franklin '10, respectively.
FRANK MARTIN MOHLER, Washburn
tired in June after 21 years as professor of history and director in international service at the
YMCA College, Springfield, Mass. Dr. Mohler
FRED HOUT, Ohio Wesleyan '31, president of
stated at the time that his future plans were unthe Mansfield, Ohio, Alumni club, was Septemcertain, but that he hoped to "aid more directly
ber chairman of the Richland County War Bond
campaign and in that capacity arranged for the in the war effort." In announcing the retirement.
President Ernest M. Best said, "Dr. Mohler has
local appearances of movie stars Ilona Massey,
made an outstanding contribution, not only to
Fred Astaire, and Hugh Herbert. For his effort
he was awarded the War Bond certificate of the the life of the college, but also to the life ot the
entire community. His retirement leaves a gap in
U. S. Treasury Department. Later Brother Hout
was chosen to head the annual Mansfield Com- our faculty ranks which is almost impossible to
munty War Chest drive. Hout, until recently, fill."
Brother Mohler is a graduate ot Washburn
was publicity representative ot the Mansfield
College where he was initiated into 4> A He
Works of Westinghouse Electric Mfg. Co., and
on January was appointed Sales Manager of the was a Rhodes Scholar and studied at St. Johns
College, Oxford University in England, from
Barnes Mfg. Co., Mansfield.
1905 to 1908. From 1908 to 1920 he was secretary ot the international committee ot the YMCA
at Hong Kong, and during this time traveled
widely in China, Japan, the Philippines, and
ROBERT PORTER, Knox '02, former head of the
Utah Golf Association, was recently elected to
his tenth consecutive term as president of the
Fort Douglas Golf Club, Salt Lake City. Brother
Porter is general attorney for the Union Pacific.
CHARLES WHEELER CARD, Iowa '29, was recently
promoted to district manager ot the Scott Paper
Company, Chester, Pa. Brother Card's new territory covers the Kansas City and Omaha areas,
with headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. He served
as district manager of the Memphis, Tenn., territory during the last five years.
FRED B. Hour, Ohio Wesleyan '31
Heads War Bond, Community Chest Drives.
USUAL strong organization of Phis at the
Harvard Business School is forty-one strong this
year. At the recent elections Kenneth Martin
Worthy, Emory '41, was elected president of the
group, and William Edward Haak, Dickinson