The Shield (v. 12)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Theta Delta Chi
Excerpt from book: Note.This department we intend to make a special feature of The Shield, and to insure its completeness we desire evtry graduate to aid us by contributing such items of informat1onno matter how trifl1ng they may seemabout members of the fraternity, the current happenings with themselves or their families, or matters affecting their interests, as promptly as they occur or come to their ears. We would like to keep an cant-ant with and pleasantly mention every graduate member and will be glad to do so if our wishes are fulfilled.Editor. Louis Spahn, Chi, '79, is a brother of Jacob Spahn. an earlier alumnus of the same institution, known throughout the fraternity from Boston to San Francisco for his frrepressible good humor and geniality. The brother, Lonis, is quiet and sedate, as becomes a stndent and scholar. He was born in the city of New York, January 10, 1858: received his elementary education in the common schools of the city of Rochester, N. Y., to which locality his parents removed in 1863, and there entered the free academy in 1872, graduating from the same in 1875 with the second highe-t honor of his class, to wit, a prize scholarship to the University of Rochester. He entered the classical course of that institution in the class of 1879 and soon joined Theta Delta Chi. He took a ranking position in his pi ass from the very start. At the close of his first year he won the second prize in mathematics, which was then the only stndy open to prize competition. In his sophomore year two prize stndies existed, that of Latin and rhetoric, and he succeeded in obtaining the award of the first pri/.e in the former and the second prize in the latter stndy. During the junior year he secured the second Greek prize and was elected class president, while in the senior year he took t...