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to give the members of the Class facts concerning the Class Dinner at the Reunion. Unfortunately a change in business made it impossible for me to aid in developing the plans and prevented me from attending the Reunion. Early in May I became associated with the advertising department of the Curtis Publishing Company, in their New York office. 
     In the near future it is to be hoped that our notes prepared for The Review will be more carefully edited and that additional information will be available to you through these columns. At the moment we shall depend upon John Sallaway and the News Clipping Bureaus. Here are a few notes from John's letter written late in April: Royal Stone is with the du Pont people in Wilmington, Del. -- Bill Grady is Vice-President of the Fife Company in the Mamroneck, and is recently married, living at 378 Prospect Avenue, East Orange, N.J. -- George Anderson is with Driver Harris in Harrison, N.J., and recently married, living in West Orange at 378 William Street. -- Heiney Horn, Yard Chittick, and John Murphey are in this locality. 
     Constance, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brewster Lawrence, of 174 Harrison Street, East Orange, N.J., is the fiancee of Mr. Thomas D. Tyne of Elizabeth, N.J. Having lived formerly in Wellesley, Mass., Miss Lawrence received her education in the noted college of that name. About that time Mr. Tyne was attending Technology. Mr. Tyne was graduated in 1922, and Miss Lawrence in 1928. Mr. Tyne is a member of Delta Upsilon and is connected with the Foster and Wheeler Corporation of New York. -- The Rev. and Mrs. John Daboll of Brookline announce the betrothal of their daughter, Miss Eleanor Daboll, to Mr. Lawrence W. Trowbridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick L. Trowbridge of Newton, Mass. Miss Daboll was graduated from Wellesley College in 1925 and from the department of hygiene and physical education in 1926. During the past three years she taught in the North Carolina College for Women in Greensboro, and at present is a member of the faculty of Wellesley College. -- The engagement of Miss Eleanor Holland to James Edward Murley, Jr., was made known at a bridge-tea at the Copley-Plaza. Miss Holland, an artist, was graduated from the Massachusetts School of Art with the Class of 1926. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. James P. Holland of Brookline. 
     Now that your Secretary is located in the heart of New York, more the focal point for gatherings than Salem, it is hoped that it will be possible to see many of you in the near future. Good luck, a happy summer vacation and more power to you in the fall. -- RAYMOND C. RUNDLETT, Secretary, Curtis Publishing Company, Lincoln Building, 42d Street, New York, N.Y.

1923

     We heard indirectly by way of Professor Jackson and Mr. Lobdell that Prasob Sukham is now assistant city engineer of Bangkok, in charge of streets. Sukey has been working for the Siamese government since he returned from the Institute and evidently is making good progress. 
     Here's an interesting letter from Bernie Proctor: "In view of the paucity of notes about the Class of '23, I am enclosing a few items which will be of interest to Course VII men and some others. First I enclose a clipping relating to our genial contemporary Herman Swett, who became a proud daddy on February 22. Herman has headquarters in Cleveland where, I am informed, he frequently plays golf with Phil Riley, the director of Health Education for the 140,000 school children in the fifth city. Another event which I believe is yet to be chronicled in The Review is the birth of Milton Parker's young son, Brian Prescott Parker, in Norfolk, Va. some months ago. We feel sure that Brian will grow up to be biologist and live up to his illustrious name. One other item of interest to VII men is the fact that on February 22, Stubby (Earl Alaked) Griswold left Boston and Technology to take an executive position with the Zonite Company of New York. So Washington's birthday seems one of considerable importance to Course VII this year. 
     "The writer urges each and all to attend the Reunion on June 6 and 7 which will surpass all others. An archery contest, in which he hopes to have Phil, Herman, Smoke, Stubby, Milt, and any others participate is to be held at the New Ocean House on Saturday, the 7th, and a grand cup awaits the winner. Try to be there!"
     Dale Davis who in time past gave us the hot dope on the roaming Course X bunch, sent in a little news the other day. Here is what he says: "After Practice School and a summer working for the R.L.A.C., ol' Snake Davis, the Most Potent Reptile, spent a very pleasant year teaching freshman chemistry and quantitative at the University of Vermont. Then, as did the old style preachers, we 'felt the call' to industrial fields and descended upon the unsuspecting International Paper Company in its Bureau of Tests at Glens Falls, N.Y., where our own Harold F. Cotter joined us. There the two of us had a most glorious time and started a little antique business on the side, collecting aged but seaworthy Franklins, some of our more severe critics claiming that this was our career and that pulp and paper could claim us only as dilettanti. 
     "However, one Margarethe, Prom '23, '24 (by the way, let's take a census and determine how many of the crowd are eligible to membership in the S.G.W.M.T.P.G. which might by Society of Gentlemen Who Married Their Prom Girls), was so impressed with our manly beauty and persuasive powers that she passed up the 'wonderful climate of Southern California' and hurried East to lead us to the halter. Which put an end to this business of resurrecting air-cooled motors of the late teens and early twenties.
     "After four very enjoyable years with the International we struck Philadelphia as Chief Chemist in a 500-ton board mill in that primordial ooze known as Manayunk.  Somehow the management got the idea that we would enjoy playing Mr. Interlocutor for gang after gang of pulp-testing niggers on the water front while our own preference was toward research. Came the new decade and our happy connection with the Mead interests here in Chillicothe, Ohio, as mathematician with ample opportunities to indulge our pet hobbies."
   We learned that Earl Palmer was married this spring to Miss Vera Ruth Sherwood of Trenton, N.J. Earl is working in Ontario, Canada, for the Ontario Refining Company. Parker Holden also has entered wedded bliss. He was married in April to Miss Alice Hall of Melrose. A clipping from Portland, Maine, informs us that Allan Clark and Miss Louise M. Cates of East Vassalboro was married recently, Allen is in the dry good business in Dover-Forcraft. 
     P.V.B. (Kid) Heirs has been appointed general sales supervisor for the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company. Kid Heirs has been with the company since 1923 and has evidently passed by engineering for commercial work. -- I ran into Bernie Chapin the other day. He and Tigges, life-long pals, have organized the Barostat Company and are marketing a "cold control" device for refrigerators. They are now beginning to see the results of several years up-hill work and we soon expect to see them rolling around in a couple of Rolls Royces. -- Ed Schmidt is around town now. He is located with the Riley Stoker Corporation. Ed claims that he has forgotten how to sing. Well, we'll see at the Class Dinner!
     Doc Smith is still selling motors (or trying to sell them, as he says) for the Reliance Electric Company. He sticks pretty close to Boston. Bondy, however, sees Boston only for brief intervals between trips to the four corners of the globe. He travels around the country with his nostrils distended, seeking the odor of burning buildings. He is a missionary for the National Fire Protection Association. -- Clarence Chaisson has not changed much since his whereabouts last appeared in these columns. He has, however, added forty or fifty pounds of meat to his bones while making and installing ventilating systems for the Cox Engineering Company of Cambridge. 
     I meet Bill Blandy once in a while for lunch. Bill is now a commercial engineer for the New England Tel. & Tel. Company and spends a good part of this time traveling around New England. While most of us are struggling to earn our beans in this busy world, Hugh Chase has returned to the cloistered walls of the Institute where he juggles beakers and test tubes and analyzes the earth rock structures in the geology laboratory. Hughie will probably spend another year at the Institute and then branch out as consulting geologist or as Professor Chase. 
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