of Phi Delta Theta for September, 1942
TOM HARMON, Michigan '41, has written an arti'37, is a platoon leader at the U. S. Navy Pre- cle "The Three R's of Training" for the October
flight School, Iowa City, Iowa, and spends some Esquire, The ex-football star from Michigan,
of his time instructing in football. He is ex- now in the Army Air Corps, says many an athlete is injured because he hasn't mastered the
important art of relaxation. His three R'S for
keeping an athlete in condition are Relaxation,
Regularity, and Rhythm. "Backstage with Esquire," says of Harmon: "A native of Indiana,
he attended grade and high school in Gary
where, in 1937, he was classified as the greatest
high school athlete of the year. At Michigan he
played varsity basketball as well as football (he
was high scorer in 1938) and his football honors
include his selection as All Conference halfback.
All American, and a flock of trophies ranging
from the Walter Camp' to the Kate Smith. Until
his enlistment in the Army Air Corps, he worked
as sports director for WJR in Detroit."
ENSIGN ROBERT EMERSON SWISHER,
RUSSELL ALLAN GOHRING, Indiana '26, is a Lieu-
tenant in the U. S. Army Air Corps and is stationed at Miami Beach, Fla. His home is in
Toledo, where he was program director of Radio
Station WSPD. He was also Ohio state chairman
of newscasters and radio directors in the radio
division for civilian defense. Brother Gohring
was initiated by Indiana Alpha; he transferred
to the University of Michigan and received his
ROBERT EMERSON SWISHER, Northwestern '37
LIEUT. COL. RICHARD AUGUST GRUSSENDORF, Cali-
pected to play an integral part in Col. Bernie
Bierman's football plans this fall. The Seahawks
will play, among other college teams, Michigan,
Minnesota, Notre Dame, Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio State, and Northwestern.
ELLSWORTH REILY JACOBY, Missouri
the Enid Oklahoma Army Flying School, now
on detached service at Randolph Field, Tex.,
has been promoted to the rank of Major. Captain Jacoby, who received his basic flying at
Randolph Field, Tex., and his advanced at
Kelly Field, Tex., was commissioned in 1939,
and promoted to the captaincy in the spring of
1942. He was a flying instructor at Kelly Field.
ENSIGN ROBERT HENRY WEISERT, Michigan
has been named the Watch and Athletic Officer
at the Navy's school for radio men and signal
men located at the University of Chicago. He
is one of the officers in charge of some two thousand Navy enlisted men who are undergoing
HARRY KIPKE, Michigan '24, has been commissioned a Lieutenant Commander in the U. S.
Naval Reserve, and assigned as a recruiting
officer for Michigan, Ohio, and part of Kentucky. Brother Kipke's football exploits at Michigan, both as player and coach, are known to all
fornia '28, who was captured and held a prisoner
of the Japanese, has been exchanged through
diplomatic channels and is now on his way
home. It is reported that he has been sent to
France and from there, under the exchange setup, to South Africa. Word received by his relatives leads them to expect that he will reach a
home port soon.
WISCONSIN BETA, Lawrence College, achieves a
most unusual distinction in sending two of its
men in one year as cadets to West Point. They
are GEORGE ALBERT GARMAN, JR., Lawrence '42,
Eau Claire, Wis., and ORLANDO HOLWAY, III, Law-
rence '43, Hudson, Wis. Both men made distinguished records at Lawrence and are most
material for West Point.
EDWARD PEEBLES PEACOCK, JR., Mississippi
vice-president of the Bank of Clarksdale, Miss.,
has been promoted to the rank of Captain, U. S.
Army Air Corps, and assigned to the Aerial
Observation Corps at Brooks Field, San Antonio,
Tex. He volunteered for service in November
1940MAJOR HAROLD ALBERT MAYFORTH, Vermont '15,
is with the U. S. Army Air Corps,
division, Dayton, Ohio. He was a bomber in the
First World War.