of Phi Delta Theta for January, 1943
football as were Phikeias Girard and Hamilton.
Brothers McClaln, Van Camp, and Drake were initiated into Blue Key. McClaln has been accepted at
Indiana University medical school. Drake is president
of International Relations club on campus. At present
we hold second place in intramural basketball. Appi'oximately 75 per cent of our entire chapter has
joined some type of enlisted reserve. Brother Herman
Hougland, '41, past-president, was graduated from
Corpus Christi as an ensign in the Naval Air Corps.
Brother Don Rutan, ex-'43, was married to Miss
Alma Job, November 14, at Columbus, Ind DICK
INDIANA EPSILON, HANOVER COLLEGE
recent elections for second semester. Brother Roy H.
Behnke, senior from Mishawaka, Ind., was elected
president of the chapter. The chapter has just received word of the death of Ensign Alex Felix of
Cincinnati, Ohio. Indiana Epsilon has now had two
of its alumni killed in action. Bob Garrison has joined
the Coast Guard and J. Smith has joined the Army
Air Corps. Hubbard, Walker, J. Smith, Lindsey,
Gushing, Phikeias Warriner and Gordon represented
the Phis in football. Miller was one of the cheerleaders and D. Behnke was manager. The college
newspaper is again in control of Phis with the editor,
sports editors, business manager, and several reporters. Miller, Hodell, and Gushing were initiated
into A r. The chapter has an AU-Phikeia orchestra
this year. The fall formal was cancelled in favor
of a semi-formal radio dance, which was a great
success. The chapter is going ot buy War Bonds and
Stamps with the money usually spent for the dance.
Hubbard and Warriner are playing basketball. Intramurals have just started and the Phis have shown
signs of championship caliber. Almost all of the fellows are in some reserve and we should only lose two
men for the second semester. The Phis are working
hard for the scholarship trophy this semester. Many
alums have been back to visit the chapter this year.
Brother Ridgeway, president of our Province, spent a
weekend with us and we enjoyed his visit very much.
The Phis are represented in every organization on
the campus, band, orchestra, A XAIJ, debate,
dramatics, choir, and GUSHING, Reporter.
IOWA ALPHA, IOWA WESLEYAN
college put on its first play of the year last week, and
out of the thirteen male parts Phis played ten. Burton, Severt, Baxter, Chambers, Hoffman, Setterberg,
Buxton, and Phikeias Ham, Anderson, and Flickinger took part in this production. Baxter and Phikeia Ham were initiated into Blue Key and Buxton
was pledged. Inaugurated here is a unit for training
men in infantry drill; Severt, Hoffman, McKinnon,
Buxton, and Phikeia Collins hold key positions.
Huebner, Phikeias Lange and Chaney are our representatives on the hardwood floor. Baxter was one
of three students to go to the Debate, After dinner,
and Forum discussion- conference in Iowa City. Burton is one of two men representing Wesleyan in
a National debate contest. We have just completed
the decoration of all the second floor rooms. Four
men have gone into the service: Brothers Chambers
and Wittmer and Phikeias Rosenian and Wood. A
new pledge was added to our roster last November:
Phikeia Robert Chaney of Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
R. W. BUXTON, Reporter.
IOWA BETA, STATE UNIVERSITY OF
eight men were pledged this year. Twenty-three were
initiated on December 13. Forrest was elected to
And University of Iowa Phis gather 'round the radio.