from the war, I enrolled at OSU for the Spring Quarter in 1946. With
a handful of credit-hours from a few years back, I went straight
summers, until I graduated in June 1949. I majored in Newspaper
Management in the
School of Journalism. Two of my professors were James Pollard and
Mr. Getzlo My minor was English Literature. The GI Bill was a great
but even so, I had to work at part-time jobs to make ends meet . For
several years, I worked
at the Huntington Bank downtown, Monday to Friday from 6 am to 9 am
and on Saturdays
from 6 am to about noon. I also had a job writing a campus column for
the old Columbus Citizen.
When I wasn't
doing any of those things, I was selling dance band engagements to
fraternity houses fro the Posey and Moore Entertainment Agency -
which meant Lou Posey
and John Moore. Two great guys - each one of them a pice of work.
I got married on September 11, 1948 when I still had a year of school
I have written about those circumstances in one of the Short North
titled "Legendary Tales" and you many go to it if you click
Above, there I am
in the center at a Sigma Nu party I had been
invited to becauseof the OSU society column I wrote every week
Citizen. If I
can remember the name of the pretty girrl I have
my arm around, I'll let you know later.
party at the old Lambda Chi house on Fifteenth Avenue.
I was social chairman and there I am at the upper left
checking to make sure everybody's having a good time.
A group of
Lambda Chi's gethered together for a picture.
The occasion was a formal dance at the old Chittenden Hotel. Why the
Because they were cheaper. I'm the debonair dude sitting on the couch
next to the girl
with an orchid corsage. Wow! buying that took a lot of money out of
my beer budget!