Abington High School - Oracle Yearbook (Abington, PA)
- Class of 1933
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Awarded to The Oracle by the School of Education of the University of Pennsylvania
Chronicle of The Classes Of 1933
Entered as second class matter October 6, 1914, at the Post Office at Abington, Pa., under the Act of March 3, 1879. Binqron HiqH school
A FRONTIER OF EDUCATION
Block by James Penton, ’33
The graduating classes of Abington High School wish to acknowledge their indebtedness to J. C. IVeirick, principal, "whose fifteen years of untiring service have placed Aldington High School on the frontier of education.
Whence they came from, few ever know, Whether yielded by sky, or by sod. Here for a space—then onward they go And the unbeaten path has been trod.
Rowland Dinwoodie, '33.
Pioneers .... 7
Iduentures ... 35
Frontiers .... 47cfhe Yearbook Staff
Editors-i n-ch ief
Mary Grace Ambler Alfred Freeland
Robert Werden James Honeysett Radcuffe Romeyn
Vivian Jensen Sara McCartney Grace Elliott Robert Fraim William Whiteley Eleanor Du ns more David Michael G eorg e W en dt Walter Gellert Margaret Miller Beatrice Sheil Katharine Davis Clara Green Edith Croll
Stanley Paist Mary Armstrong Alexander Harvey C H A RLES T H 0 M AS Edith Hoffman Charlotte Hill Katharine Weil John Gibson Virginia Wildrick Edward Givens Dorothy Montgomery James Penton William Dunham Emily Wacker Marion Rorke Olive Houpt Phillip Dagostino William Kuhn Hadassah Snyder Claire Yerkes John Hacker Richard Koenig Joseph McNeill
The Yearbook Staff wishes to thank the Parent-Teacher Association for its consistent support of all
student activities.THE FACULTYBlock by Henry Riebsamen, '33
And so it came to pass
That those seniors who here gave
Their time and whole-hearted support
To the High School
Have passed on,—
To higher institutions of learning Or to the land of live and learn, Having buried here their school spirit, Which, unable to rest in peace,
Will return to haunt them
As on timely visits to the High School,
They recall their happy school flays.
JAMES CRAWFORD ALLAN’SON
HELEN MALL MATES Batesie. Tall, slim. Black hair. Laughing. Letter in track. Excels in drawing. Commercial and Spanish clubs. Class hockey and basketball. Skating. Joker. Talkative. Mr. Krueger’s opponent in arguing. Writes verse. Sincerity.
DOROTHY CRAIG BAUDER Blue-eyed Dot. Laughing. Glee Club. Science. Loves to walk. Abingtonian. Jazzy. Dramatic and Latin clubs. Freckles. Napoleon Naps and El Bail-dido. Class hockey and basketball. Dancing. Swimming Team. Dorothy always registers.
MARY ELKINS BLAND Chick. Commercial C1 u b. Blue eyes. Sewing. Dark brown hair. Dramatic, Spanish and Library clubs. Reading. Publicity Committee for Senior Play. Cooking. Radio fan. Science fiend. Ready for life.
DOROTHY MARY BOISTON Dark brown hair. Gray eyes. Qciet. Dot. Dependable. Commercial and Spanish clubs. Fond of dancing, horseback riding, swimming. Somebody’s Stenog—Lucky somebody.
RUSSELL THOMAS BRADY Russ—six feet four. Light brown hair. Blue eyes. Letter man in football and baseball. Science a n d Pan-American clubs. Just as lief play basketball as eat. Russ, the go-getter.
CLARENCE HARTLEY BROWN, Jr.
Pitcher Plutch. The African explorer. Talks, reads and dreams baseball. Blue eyes. Immaculate. Bridge player. Baseball letter man. Class basketball. Shy. Blushes. Vocational Club. Hopes to make the big leagues. Tall boy, aiming high.
Blond, hlue-eyed Jimmie. Five feet eleven and one-half inches of beautiful tenor. Consul and treasurer Latin Club. Treasurer Science Club. A Cappella Choir. Cleveland Octette. Honor Roll. Commencement speaker. Phi Beta Kappa award. Napoleon Naps. Sonia. HI Bandido. Serious at times as he says “More fin!”
MARY CHRISTIE ARMSTRONG Light curls. Blue eyes. Swimming Team. Class basketball, hockey, track. Abingtonian Staff. Glee Club. Class secretary. Secretary of Student Council. President of Reading Club. Treasurer of Hi-Y. Dramatic and Latin clubs. El Bandido. Dixie cup lids. Free verse. Busy lady.
CLYTIE BERYL BROWN Our own loquacious Clytie Secretary and treasurer of class. Latin and Dramatic clubs. Student Council. The 'Thirteenth L hair. Loves to eat. Dependable. Class basketball and hockey. Vivacious. Weakness for dancing and roller skating. As popular as they come.
JOHN HUNTER BROWNLEE Editor in-chief of Abingtonian. Handsome. President of Senior Class. Letterman in soccer and baseball. Science and French clubs. Amiable. Vice-president of Science Club. The Thirteenth Chair. Junior Fourth Estate. Student Council. Likes rumhle seats. Vice-president of Athletic Association. Sports, sports, and more sports. Commencement speaker. Responsible. Swimming squad. Civic Attitude award. Sense of humor. The efficient Mr. Brownlee.JOHN THOMPSON BRUGGER, Jk.
Blue-eyed. Johnny. Soccer. Never late and never absent. Smiling. Collects attendance certificates. Science and Math clubs. Boats. Airplanes. Aircraft Club. Serious. Shy. Architect. Something Hying down York Road—Johnny and his car.
MARGARET ANNE CAMERON Spanish, Dramatic, Art and Reading clubs. Abingtonian staff. Ambitious. Secretary of German Club. Giggle. Knits. Capable. Swimming Team. Hi-Y. Loves canoeing and swimming. Junior Fourth Estate. Fond of dancing. Full of ideas. Says the word that hits the truth.
WILLIAM JOSEPH CARNEY, Jk.
Principal for a day. Rates in intelligence tests. Enjoys resting. Latin, German, Pan-American clubs. Witty. Always talking. Treasurer of Camera Club. Star of Class Night. Clears throat frequently. W ears autographed shoes. Champion speller. Words How from his pen.
ANGELENA ESTELLA CELLINE Sparkling brown eves. Black hair. Angie. Manager of girls’ track. Class basketball. Class hockey. Commercial and Glee clubs. El Hand.do. Helpful. Carried announcements. A wow at bookkeeping. Good student. Typist de luxe.
WESLEY ALLEN CLEM, Jk.
Abington’s star cornet player. Orchestra. J a z z Orchestra. Modest. Science and Stamp clubs. Does he know his Boy Scouts? President of the Band. Stage manager for Senior Play. All he asks is a book and a quiet nook.
ROBERT ELWOOD CRISPEN Here — there — everywhere. Rob. Some driver. Orchestra. Band. Oracle stall. Senior Play. Army Air Service via Lehigh. Junior Fourth Estate. Hi-Y. l.ikes photography. Student Council. Science Club. Vice-I resident of Senior Class. Fantastic humor. Bubbles with personality.
EDITH SCHILLING CROLL Athletic — a perfect goalie. Four years of basketball.
I lockey. Swimming. Track manager. Science, Dramatic, Math and Latin clubs. Secretary of Science Club. A worker. Abingtonian. Junior Fourth Estate. Glee Club. Napoleon Maps. El Handido. Commencement speaker. Loves chemistry. A lady of the laboratory.
KATHARINE BERTHA DAVIS Curly brown hair. Kay. Brown eyes. Dramatic, Hi-Y and Latin clubs. Napoleon Naps. French Club. The Family I 'pstairs. Glee Club. Bab. Attractive. The Thirteenth Chair. Content if—reading, knitting, swimming or skating. High scorer in Terman Test. A study in brown.
RICHARD DANIEL DELLHEIM Dignified. Sings. Basketball squad. Camera, Latin, and Pan-American clubs. The Thirteenth Chair. Spends much time pushing his car. Interested in photography. Has weakness for dancing, flails from Simon Gratz. Philosopher. Sophisticated. Suave. A personality.
Reporter. D i n n i e. Student Council. Oracle staff. Junior Fourth Estate. Pan-American and Dramatic clubs. Baseball, soccer, football and track-squads. Good-natured. Likes to travel. Intelligent. Entering Merchant Marine. Discriminating in choice of girls. Dancer. Sonia. The Thirteenth Chair. An actor. Writes. A man of the world.GRACE DREW Tall blonde. Girls’ track. Glee and Dramatic clubs. Talks. Napoleon Saps, El Bandido. A Cappella Choir. Reads. French Club. Interested in others’ troubles. Artist at the piano.
ELEANOR SARAH DUXSMORE Scotland’s lassie. Dark brown hair. Wants to live across the seas. Oracle typist. Does she know shorthand ? Charming. Untiring worker. Commercial Club. Has weakness for Macbeth.
FRANCIS EVAN ELWELL, 3rd Franny to you. Can he build model stage coaches? In Franny’s words, right you are. Science Club. Remember the P. T. A. play? “Bully old dear,” wasn’t he? Pan-American Club and Band. Does that curly hair come from thinking?
WILLIAM SMITH ENGLE Jovial disposition. Ever see Bill without a car? Loves to tinker with machinery. Science, Aircraft and Stamp clubs. Vice-president of the last. Enjoys reading. Sometimes called Skinny. A born mechanic.
NANCY ELIZABETH FOWLER Tickets! Tickets! Anyone seen Nan? W hen she isn't managing the tickets for the Opera or the Operetta, she is singing or being useful somewhere in the high school. Commercial, Glee and Dramatic clubs. Six operas and operettas. President of Library Club. Cleveland Octette. If you want something done in a hurry, ask for Nan.
ROBERT ROWLAND FRAIM Always laughing. Science and Mathematics clubs. Expert manager and electrician for school productions. Likes to tell jokes. Ardent amateur photographer. Honor Roll. President of Science Club. Camera Club. W riter. Runs the movie machine. Excels in Chemistry. Class clown. Looks good in a bathing suit. A gentleman, a scholar, and a wit.
ALFRED WALTER FREELAND Gay. One of the most reliable boys that ever entered Abington. Editor-in-chief of the Oracle. President o f Pan-American Club. Loves the Poconos. Science, Math, Stamp and Latin clubs. Junior Fourth Estate. Walks at night. Champion typist. Responsibility personified. The Thirteenth Chair. Commencement speaker. Dignified. A future bank president.
WILLIAM PAUL FRICK ER Mercury incarnate. T rack and football star. Happy-go-lucky. One-woman man. Likes the environment of a post office. Commercial and Science clubs. Favorite occupation, walking. First to enter the portals of matrimony.
NATHAN HENRY GELLERT, Jr.
Chicken. Latin Club. El Bandido. Mathematics and Science clubs. A Cappella Choir. Sonia. The Marriage of Nannette. Fond of gardening. Loyal. Glee Club. Senior Play. Witty. Interested in electricity. Wild about boats. A fine fellow.
JOHN ELWOOD GIBSON Jack. Strong physique. Sincere look. Frank expression. Unconquerable determination. Biology and P. O. D. student. Active in school publicity. Competent tutor. Heap big Indian Class Night. A sketch of pride and poise.DORIS ELIZABETH GILMOUR Doris, Frankford’s presentation. Wavy, blonde hair. Blue eyes. Dramatic Club. Assistant stage manager of Senior Play. Swimming. Etiquette C1 u b. Class hockey. Public Speaking Play. Clever hostess. Bridge. French Club. Charmingly quiet.
FLORA MARIE GLORIAXXA GRASTY Pianist. A study in real life. A combination of laughter, sincerity, and pride. Sunny smile. Many friends. Indian squaw'. Latin and Dramatic clubs. A picture of joy.
EDITH HANSEN Smiling. Blue eyes. Edie. Commercial and Spanish clubs. Basketball. El Bandido. Glee Club. Track. Swimming. Never serious. Dramatic Club. Roller skates. Class hockey and swimming. Always arguing. Jig-saw puzzles. Further references: Freda Sowers.
JOHN HENRY HEISS Good-natured Jack. Big boy. The more to like. Baseball enthusiast. Soccer and football squads. Champion bowler. Dramatic, -Science and Math clubs. Generous. Bridge fan. Najoleon Naps. Can take a joke like a gentleman.
DOROTHY MATILDA HOGG
Flockey star. Blonde. Writes letters. Dot. Track. Dramatic Club. Class basketball. Reads. Hi-Y. Student Council. Those blushes. Latin Club consul. Class treasurer. Honor Roll. Senior Play. Missionary-to-be. Commencement orator. Prize winner. Versatile Dorothy.
PHYLLIS FREED HOLT Quiet. Reading, Dramatic, and Commercial clubs. Brown hair. Agreeable personality. Phil. Exhibition dancer in Class Night program. Very efficient. Makes everyone around her happy.
LOUISE ELIZABETH HUGH
Commercial Club. Glee Club. Conscientious. Sonia. Class basketball. Blushes. A Cappella Choir. Senior Play Committee. Likes children and singing. A smiling, blue-eyed blonde.
MARJORIE DOROTHY HULL
Tall. Slender. Curls. President Library Club. Class track. Reading, Dramatic, Latin clubs: Sonia. The Thirteenth Chair. El Bandido. A (low of words. Fond of smiling. Nonchalant. Amiable. Corresponds w'ith Presidents. The lady of the library.
ABRAHAM JACOBS Dark eyes. Math shark. Soccer. Chief electrician for the Senior Play. Vice-president of the Math Club. An authority on advanced Algebra. Quiet. Science Club. Concentration is his middle name.
MARION ELIZABETH JOHNSON Auburn hair in profusion. Brown eyes. Class hockey. Commercial Club. Orchestra. Etiquette Club. Typist. Reads. Plays the fiddle. Unheard but not unseen.GLADYS ELIZABETH JONES Blue eyes. Blonde liair. Quiet Peggy. Etiquette and Latin clubs. Secretary German Club Loves to read and eat. Good dancer, ask the boys. To be neat seems to be her main object in life. A secretary born.
LEONARD HARRY KELLY Len. Curly hair. Oracle staff Parliamentarian of Hi-Y. Reserved. Junior E'ourth Estate Star reporter. Marvelous dancer Soccer and Swimming teams Diver. President of Aircraft Club. Lively. Band and Orchestra. Clever drummer. Science, Math and Glee Clubs. El Bandido and Sonia. A Cappella Choir. A modern minuteman.
DOROTHY JOAN KNILEY Soft blonde hair. Blue, blur eyes. Quiet. Attractive. Dramatic Club. Soft spoken. Never in a hurry. Latin Club. The Thirteenth Chair. Happy when shopping. Stars in English and P. O. D. Just Dot.
STANLEY DART Li FEVRE Slender. Tall. Stoic. Blushes furiously under strenuous circumstances. Class Treasurer. Football, basketball, baseball, and soccer squads. General Motors of Class Night. Wants to join the navy. Likes to whistle. Wisecracks. A man’s man.
BLANCHE FRANCES LICHETT1 Beautiful hazel eyes. Curly brown hair. Dramatic, Hi-Y, and Commercial clubs. Class hockey. Hi-Y Service Desk. Student Council. Homework always done. Vice-president of Commercial Club. Quite a skater. Likes to laugh. Honor Roll. Commencement speaker. Passion for peanuts. Delightful combination.
ELIZA B ET H MARGUERITE Mac-lay Betty. Hazel eyes and brown hair. Dramatic and Latin clubs. Helpful. Refreshment Committee of Hi-Y. Ifager. Treasurer and president of Reading Club. Tall. Slender. Napoleon Naps. Sonia. Raises guppies. The Thirteenth Chair. Goldfish. Dignity in person.
GERTRUDE ELIZABETH MARTIN Reddish brown hair. Blue eyes. Latin Club. Glee Club. Program committee for Senior Play. Bakes cakes. Makes candy. Reading. Driving. Tennis. History star. The more she sees, the less she speaks.
JOSEPH ALVANDOR McNEAL Spartan stature. Commencement speaker. Star discus thrower of Varsity track. Science and Dramatic clubs. Believes that perseverance is the key to success. Journalist. Practices the same. Abington High’s Demosthenes.
MARGARET LOUISE McNEAL Genial but dignified. Reticent and amiable. Peggy. Kind smile. Believes that if you smile, the whole world smiles with you. Fond of teasing Flora. Beautiful Indian squaw in Class Night exercises. Latin, Dramatic and Pan-American clubs. Serenity.
HENRY MEISEL Husky. Soccer Captain. Ardent admirer of Emerson. Treasurer Hi-Y. and Vocational Club. Science Club. Track. Swimming. Athletic Representative. Who doesn’t know that melodious tenor voice? Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Poet. Our future missionary. Arguing a specialty. Carnegie Medal hero.HARRY EDWARD MILLER Eddie. Clark Gable of the class. Letter man in football. Raseball squad. Dramatic ability. Dramatic. Vocational, S.i-ence and Glee clubs. President Student Council. Star of The Family Upstairs. A calm thinker.
DOROTHY JEANETTE MONTGOMERY Dottie. Lovely dark hair. Mischievous brown eyes. Sweet smile. French and Etiquette clubs. Oracle staff. Dancer. Talker. Dramatic Club. Junior Fourth Estate. Ideal girl—ask Mary Grace. Courteous. Wants to travel. Likes line arts. Charming person to know.
REBECCA WILHELM INA OSBORNE Willie. Quiet. Drawings for Oracle. Reads. Brown hair. Waves. Art Club. Library Club. Draws and paints. On the way to art school. The lady with the gray eyes.
STANLEY SCOTT PA 1ST, Jk.
Editor-in-chief of Abing-tonian. Treasurer of Student Council. Paisty. Varsity pitcher. Band. Basketball. Spanish an 1 Science clubs. Likes collecting money. Doesn’t mind work. Commencement speaker. Ad vanced algebra shark. Sings. Plans to enter Annapo’is.
WESLEY LEWIS PECK 11AM B r o w n-h aired circulation manager of the Oracle. Blue eyes and noisy shoes. Inimitable disposition. Pan-American Club. Can he roller skate? Senior A Play Committee. Commercial and Airplane clubs. Enjoys baseball. Barron Collier.
DAVID STANLEY PLEWES Laughing Stan. Math, award President Math Club. Camera and Science clubs. Student Council. Soccer. Football. Prize winner in clever essays. Versatile, especially as to telling jokes. Everybody’s helper. "Let me figure that out” but it never takes him long.
JOSEPHINE MARY POTH
Sunny, brown-eyed Jo with a winning smile. Writes masterpieces of fiction. Junior Fourth Estate. Stars at the piano. Tennis. High scholastic standing. Temperament. Napoleon Saps and Cherry Blossoms. Latin, Glee and Dramatic clubs. Commencement sneaker. Class basketball. Lovely manner. Whimsical. Personality plus.
ROLAND 11ANSCOM ROBERTS Which Roberts fellow is he? Roly. Crack dancer. Can he fix the sodas? Dramatic and Commercial clubs. Likes printing. A coming movie director. Curly brown hair. Straight. Enjoys Shakespeare. Expert stage manager. E'rank and trustworthy.
GERTRUDE ORA RUSSELL Blonde hair. Merry hazel eyes. Plays the piano. Likes to hear new jokes. Gift of Simon Gratz. Secretary of the Senior A Class. Art and Dramatic clubs. Graceful dancer. Devoted to French. Peggy is usually at hand. Always ready for a party. A girl worth knowing and a friend worth having.
FREDA MARGARET SOWERS Fritz. Curly brown hair. Brown eyes. Laughing. Tall. Slender. Basketball captain. Full of fun. Brings huge dog to football games. Track and Swimming teams. Commercial and Spanish clubs. Drives car. Roller skates. Student Council. Class hockey. Dances. A girl of many abilities.DARKNESS
THOMAS LEO PETER SULLIVAN Tall. Dark haired. Irish accent. Known as Irish. Hi-Y. Vice-president of Vocational Club. Sense of humor. Fond of basketball. Soccer squad Cheerful. Always willing. Has a yen for golf.
The darkness flings its coat before it, Covering beauty and sordidness,
In one movement.
Rowland Dinwoodie, ’33.
CHARLES ALOYS1US THOMAS, Jr.
Tall. Curly hair. Gray eyes. Mishievous. Soccer manager. Abingtonian. One of the big shots in Class Night. We’d better keep quiet about his favorite ocupation. Long distance journalist. A man about town.
DANIEL WILLIAM TREGNAN Tall. Good-natured. Happy-go-lucky. Dan. Basketball squad. Science and Mathematics clubs. Society of Blushers. Likes to play golf. Always seen with Bill.
EMILY MADELINE WACKER Committee woman. Orchestra Vivacious. President of Art Club. Chubby. I li-Y. Latin and Dramatic clubs. Manager hockey. Fun. Junior Fourth Estate. Sociable. Abingtonian. The Thirteenth Chair. Honor Roll. Commencement speaker. Reading and dancing. Pleasant. Alert. Ubiquitous in time of neeed.
JOHN BENJAMIN WHITE, Jr.
Sandy-haired Jack. Varsity swimmer. Hails from South Ca’lina. Aircraft and Math clubs. Amateur surveyor. National Thespians. By birth Whitey’s a Democrat. By occupation, he’s an actor. Top of that, he’s a gentleman through and through.
OGDEN ARMSTRONG WILBOR Tall. Dark hair and eyes. Soccer. President Hi-Y. A Cap-pella Choir. Swimmer. Art Club. Oracle. Good-humored. Junior Fourth Estate. Senior Play villain. Scenery painter. Cartoonist. Clever reporter. A willing and dependable man.
ELIZABETH DOROTHY YOUNG Betts. Dark blonde. Green eyes. Swimming Team. Secretary of Etiquette Club. Latin Club. Slender. Glee Club. Class hockey and basketball. Tennis, track and hockey squads. Freshman class secretary. Napoleon Naps. Cheerful. El Bandido. Dances. Class Night star. The Trysting Place. A merry sprite.
KENNETH ARNOLD WEBB
Blue-eyed. Five feet eleven. Spider. Soccer. Basketball Track. Science Club. Hi-Y. Vice-president Pan-American and Spanish clubs. Once a friend, always a friend. Class basketball. Coached Spiders and Freshmen basketball teams. A lover of sports.CThe Class of February, 1933
Jack Brownlee................................ President
Robert Crispen........................ I 'ice-President
G. Ora Russeli............................ Secretary
Stanley Le Fevre............................. Treasurer
Henry Meisei............... ... Athletic Representative
CLASS MOTTO Sapcre aude—Dare to he wise.
CLASS COLORS Blue and Silver
CLASS FLOWER Wild Rose
CLASS YELL We'll stick together In all kinds of weather R-a-a-a-y, Thirty-three.
Cfhe Class of June, 1933
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Frank Kinsey. ...
CLASS MOTTO Now we are launched, Where shall we anchor?
CLASS FLOWER Gardenia
CLASS COLORS Silver and Blue
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16HOMER I.EROY ACHE "Hi Yah!” It's Dutch. Science and Camera clubs. Reserved. Lunchlinc Committee. Kindly. Swimming and baseball enthusiast. Wistful eyes. Aircraft and Mathematics clubs. Excellent student. Enjoys gardening.
WILLIAM WORTHINGTON ALCOCK Smashing tennis player. Science, Spanish and Pan American clubs. Brown hair. Likes baseball. Gray eyes Varsity Tennis. Dramatic Club. Always ready with a new joke. A living dictionary.
HAZEL MARIE ALLEN Blonde curls. Blue eyes. Art and Dramatic clubs. Reads biographies. President of Reading Club. Student Council. Treasurer of Latin Club. Good student. Senior Play. Debater Glee Club. El Bandido. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Interesting. A Cappella Choir Hae likes to pick violets. A ray of sunshine.
MARY GRACE AMBLER Editor-in-chief of Oracle Loves blue. Hi-Y girl. Artist without artistic temperament. President of the Art Club. Xa-polcon Xaps. Sonia. Debater. First Civic Attitude certificate. A gracious hostess. Sally and Company. The Advantages of Heine Shy. Sweet. One P. S P. A. convention at Harrisburg and two C. S. P. A. trips to New York. Junior Fourth Estate. Serene and happy are those blue eyes.
ALICE RROWN BAKER Auburn hair. Brown eyes. Farmer girl. Likes raising flowers. Librarv Club secretary. Commercial Club. Pleasant. Class hockey. See Brownie when needing Notary Public. Spends spare time in commercial department. Necessity to Abington.
JOHN F. BAUDER, Jr.
Varsity in soccer, swimming, and baseball. Mischievous. Let-terman. Student Council. Interclass baseball and basketball. Chairman of Class Night Committee. Enjoys sailing. One who is at home in sports as well as in studies.
HARRY CORNELL BEANS Beansie. Nonchalant. Carefree. Boasts $1,000 talented toe in soccer. Letter and monogram. Science and Dramatic clubs. Class basketball and baseball. The Family Upstairs. Would rather print (menus) than eat. Favorite pastime baseball. Or is it chumming with Mac?
LAURA VIRGINIA BIGGARD Brown eyes. Brown hair. Student. Latin, Reading and Art clubs. Properties Committee for Senior Play. Glee Club. A good comoanio'i. Class hockey Good at Virgil. Loves to read When you want sensible advice —find Laura.
CLARENCE FREDERICK BORASTON Tall and thin. Blue eyes. Curly brown hair that gets the girls. Mathematics and Science clubs. Orchestra. Keen on sports and reading. Our retiring hero. Says "Thanks too much!”
VERONICA ROSE BRAUN Dignity — t h a t’s Ronny.
Sparkling blue eyes. Brown
hair. Commercial and Spanish clubs. Vice-president of Library Club. Typist. Financial committee for Senior play. Enjoys a good book. Plays a nice game of tennis. Pianist. Service Desk. Merry sunshine.CHARLES 11 ENRY JACOBS BREEDING Reds. Standby of the Swimming Team. Loves to skate Blue eyes. An English star. Can conjugate backwards. Penn Charter. Cosmopolitan. Genial. Science Club. Keen on electricity. The pink of courtesy.
GLADYS CALLOWAY BRIGHT Tall. Dark. Merry. Gladdy. Tennis. French Club. Assistant basketball manager. Hockey squad. Latin, Dramatic, Etiquette, and Glee clubs. President of Leathercraft Club. Likes sewing, rowing, dancing. Lacrosse. Hockey camp. Cricket. What more could one desire?
HENRY HOBART BROWN Only Hobie within fifty miles. Nuts on squash and tennis. Odd sense of humor. A traveled man. Sports editor. Quite sophisticated. Ballplayer on Beth-avres A. A. Ex of many prep schools, here and abroad. High intelligence. Literary taste. “Don’t do anything you can't live down,” says Hobart.
FRANCES IRENE CAMPBELL Blue eyes. Hockey captain. Full of fun. Swimming captain. Franny. Latin and Reading clubs. Hi-Y. Secretary of Athletic Association. Student Council. The Thirteenth Chair. Secretary of Senior Class. Dancing. Basketball squad. Expert driver. A graceful athlete.
LOUISE DOROTHY CANNOE Lou. Upper Moreland’s contribution. Likes sports. Commercial and French clubs. Alluring brown eyes. Leathercraft and Dramatic clubs. The Thirteenth Chair. Dances. Tiny but great.
CATHERINE CARROLL Reserved. Roses and cream. John Hallahan Girls’ High School in Philadelphia. Commercial and Library clubs. Plays tennis. Reads. The brown lady.
DOROTHY HOLCOMB CLARK Dot. Curly brown hair. A twinkle in her eye. Hockey team. Basketball and track squads. Dramatic and Etiquette clubs. President of Leathercraft Club. Treasurer of Student Council. Hi-Y. Track manager. Assistant basketball manager. A bundle of pep from Springfield High School.
EVELYN RITA CLARK From Audubon High School, down in New Jersey. Blue eyes. Brown hair. Latin and Commercial clubs. Chairman of Typing Club. Adored by children. Eve is a mermaid.
JOHN COPELAND Blue eyes. Brown hair. Enjoys rest. Keen. Mathematics Club. Witty. Listens tirelessly to the radio. Loves to read. Minister’s son. Reserved. Thinks more than he says.
MURIEL SUE CORSON Witty. Co-captain in basketball. Tennis manager. Hockey. Dashing tennis player. Blonde. Commercial, Dramatic, and Etiquette clubs. Athletic. Vice-president of Leathercraft Club. Secretary of Junior A. Class. Likes mystery books. Margaret’s other half.MYRTLE PATIENCE COW K HR Petite. Dark-haired. Pat to everyone. President Spanish Club. Star A bing Ionian typis t. Commercial and Dramatic clubs. Doomed to be a lucky someone's secretary. Loves to travel. From California. A poetess. Her fingers glide over the keys.
PHILIP J. DAGOSTINO Dark eyes. Black hair. Always smiling. Daggy. Basketball manager. Soccer and basketball squads. Abingtonian staff. Treasurer of Hi-Y. Executive Committee of A. A. Operetta. Science. Dramatic and Glee clubs. Constantly busy. Many friends. Wisecracker. When telephoning the news, Philip is right there.
HARRY LUDOLPH DAVISON Harry, Abington’s star pitcher. Athletic. Letterman in football, basketball, and baseball. Blond. President of Athletic Association. Brown eyes. Vice-president of Commercial Club. Favorite pastime, sports. Likes night air. An athlete who writes verse.
FRANK JOHN DeCARLO Vice-president of Vocational Club. Clear blue eyes. Studious. Quiet. Golf Team. Dependable. Good draftsman. Thinker. Architect. Happiest when gunning or golfing. An out-of-doors man.
GEORGE EDWARD DEMING Quiet until you know him. Science Club. Secretary of Hi-Y. The Thirteenth Chair. Bab. Loves swimming. Class basketball. Track and soccer squads. Camping enthusiast Friendly. Always ready to laugh with you. Ed and his chocolate
HELEN DeSANNO Peter. A recruit from Ogontz School. Dramatic Club. Brown hair. Blue eyes. Prone to laugh. Fond of reading. Knits. Drives a car. Attractive. A lover of gardens and gardening.
WILLIAM REID DUNHAM, Jr.
Wild Bill. Vocational Club. Basketball. Oracle blocks. Science Club. Ruddy. Sign painter. Abingt.mian. Illustrates. Hardy. Orchestra. Treasurer of Band. A merry, blue-eyed artist.
ALEXANDER DUNN Sandy. Brown eyes. Auburn hair. Travels in Canada. Football squad. Debater. Fond of coaching and sports. A pal Dramatic Club. Sally and Company. Bab. A man to admire.
EMILY EISENBREY A lady fair. Curly locks. Sparkling green eyes. Commercial, Library, and German clubs. Happiest when dancing. Always has a smile. Quiet. A dignified walk. How she loves picnics!
GRACE ELIZABETH ELLIOTT Betty Grace, from the South. Curly brown hair. Big brown eyes. Petite. Latin and Dramatic clubs. Honor Roll Oracle staff. Junior Fourth Estate. Always helping with announcements. German and Reading clubs. Loves to read. Lover of dogs. A gentlewoman of character.BEATRICE MYRTLE ENGLE Bea. Tall and slender. Blue eyes. Brown hair. Spanish Commercial and Dramatic clubs. Likes growing flowers and riding horseback. Ambitious. Plans to be a detective. Lighthearted and gay.
EVELYN ALBERTA EE H LING Light hair. Blue eyes. Pan-American. Commercial, Dramatic clubs. Sunny disposition. Girl printer. Plans to be a
stenographer. Loves sports.
Track Team Felix can always lose herself in a book.
VIRGINIA FITE Loveliness in ditto form. Baroness. All music clubs. Hazel eyes. Brown hair. A Cappella Choir. Future opera singer. The Hells of Capistrano. Tantalizing talker. It's spring all year round for her. This is one-half.
VIVIAN FITE Again hazel eyes and brown hair and waves. Twinnie. Reading Club. A Cappella Choir. Petite. Cuteness from Allentown. Loves good books. The Bells of Capistrano. Member of famous Fite sinking trio. Star worshipper. Minister’s daughter. Here’s the other half.
THOMAS FOSTER Crisp, brown hair. Straightforward eyes. Track manager. Football. The Thirteenth Chair. President of Latin Club. Pan-American Club. Student Council and Hi-Y. Our future doctor! Loves to ride in a rumble seat. Adores the moon! "Cut it out,” says Tommy.
ALICE CATHERINE GALLAGHER Al. Smiling, Irish-blue eyes. Dark hair. A merry laugh. A whiz at bookkeeping. Secretary of the Commercial Club. Plays a good game of tennis. Likes books. Student Council award. Treasurer of Library Club. Hi-Y. Class hockey. The best of comrades is Alice.
WILLIAM GEORGE GALLAGHER Bill likes boats. Camera Club. Likes to fix boat engines. He can. Pan-American Club. Expert photographer. Frank. Came to us from St. Luke’s. Will teach history some day.
BEULAH GARLINGER Boots. Commercial Club president. Class basketball. Brown hair. Dramatic Club. Gay Likes to dance and sing. Student Council. Popular. Punching the cash register. Senior Play. Glee Club. Three operettas. A cheerful, blue-eyed songster.
WALTER GEORGE GELLERT, Jr.
Tall, dark and handsome. Walt. Mysterious. Dignified deep voice. Debater. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Basketball. .Ibingtonian staff. A passion for rocks. Junior Fourth Estate. Dramatic and Science clubs. Intrigued by mystery stories. A reporter of parts.
JOHN HAROLD GEYER Blond. Green-gray eyes. Vice-president of Hi-Y. Science, Glee and Math clubs. The Thirteenth Chair. Baseball. Sonia. Pleasant smile. Soccer and track squads. Class basketball. Member of Koenig, Harvey Gellert. and Geyer, Inc. Blushes easily. Shy but interesting.EDWARD WALKER GIVENS Abington’s man of action. Football, basketball, and baseball star. Efficient. Abi ny Ionian editor-in-chief. Merry eyes French and Dramatic clubs Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Dancer. Can he slay them ? Student Council. President of Senior Class. Boy to step out. Known for deeds, not words.
HARRY MARTIN GLAESER Are vou you or your brother ? Versatile. Varsity soccer Basketball squad. Track. Brown eyes. Brown hair. Dresses in brown. Gay. Handy with stage scenery. Commercial Club treasurer. Hi-Y. Aircraft and Commercial clubs. Knows his Johnson. High pressure salesman.
CLARA ESTELLE GREEN Tall. Animated. Latin and Reading clubs. A talker. The Thirteenth Chair. Likes to read. Wild about golf. Secretary and Treasurer of Art Club. Prefers A. H. S. to Hollywood High but loves California. Impulsive yet stately.
JOHN WILLIAM HACKER Abingtonian staff. Expert bookkeeper. Vice-president of Camera Club. President of Stamp Club. Stage committee for The Thirteenth Chair. A real operator at the camera. Eager and courteous.
ALEXANDER CRAWFORD HARVEY Blue-eyed. Alex with a cheerful grin. Baseball manager. Soccer and track squads. Carefree. Cheerleader. Editor-in-chief of the Abingtonian. Hi-Y. Junior Fourth Estate. Dramatic. Mathematics, Science and Debating clubs. Impish. Friendly. Student Council award. A man of reputation.
CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH HILL
Sharlie. Dramatic, Latin. Mathematics and Glee clubs. Likes to listen to her radio, read, and dance. Abingtonian. Gray-blue eyes. Light-brown hair. A apoleon PJaps. HI Ban-dido. Sonia. Tall. Helpful. A Cappella Choir. Vice-president and secretary of Hi-Y. Senior Play. Romping with Edie. Always moving. A busy, happy senior.
Waves of harmony. Rosy cheeks. Belle. Sparkling. Pritna donna. El Bandido. Sonia. Lead in The Bells of Capistrano. Abingtonian staff. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Student Council. Ask Edie about fire engines. Sense of humor. Hi-Y secretary and treasurer. Invents salad combinations. Read her verse.
JAMES WEBSTER HONEYSETT, Jr.
Dynamic personality. That’s Jim. Letterman in football and baseball Abingtonian staff. Junior Fourth Estate. Those ‘'bar" stories. Fisherman. Vice-president of Senior A Class. Abington’s crooner. Tall. Broad shoulders. Camper. Senior Play. Student. Coolness under fire.
OLIVE ANNA HOUPT Basketball manager. Class hockey and basketball. Light-brown hair. Blue eyes. Has her serious moments. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Latin, Commercial, and Library clubs. Prefers sports. Likes her shorthand. A genuine newspaper woman.
CARL HUBBARD Tall. Illustrates English lessons in watercolors. Spanish his weakness. Aircraft and Commercial clubs. Enjoys track. Carl says that reading is the best way to improve one’s mind.VIVIAN ELIZABETH JENSEN Viv. That scientific brain. Secretary of Science Club. German and Mathematics clubs. Analytical mind. Curls. Oracle. An expert at interviewing, Junior Fourth Estate. Writes to Germany. Ponders of ships and the sea.
THELMA CHRISTINE KASE
Kasey but not at the bat. Happy when she’s using a needle. Commercial Club. Likes to read. A clever designer is Thelma.
MARY DOENGES KELLY Oh Sugar! Here conies Shorty. Swam for Abington. El Bandido. Smiling blue eyes. Etiquette Club. Interesting. Loves to sew. Dramatic Club. Willing worker. Clever at designing. A homemaker.
PHILIP KIND, Jr.
The gentleman from Oak Lane Country Day. Dramatic Club’s star villain. Basketball squad. Golf. Debating. Abing-ton’s Floyd Gibbons. Treasurer of Senior A Class. French Club. Can he parlez-vous? Mais oui. Student Council. The Thirteenth Chair. Tennis. Phil is one fellow who likes to talk.
FRANK THOMAS KINSEY Football. Basketball. Baseball Letterman. Hi-Y, and Pan-American clubs. President of Vocational Club. President of Junior Class. Athletic Representative. Boxing promoter. Golfer. Enjoys auto racing big-league baseball games, and college football games. Sportsman.
RICHARD J. KOENIG Brown hair. Thin. Green-eyed Per Koenig or Dick if you prefer. Manager tennis. Baseball squad. Treasurer of Latin Club. Mathematics, Dramatic and Art clubs. Boys’ Hi-Y. Abingtonian staff. The Thirteenth Chair. Humorous. Koenig, Harvey Geyer, Gellert gang. Plenty fun. Ask the girls if he can dance.
RALPH KRESS Kressie. Six feet high. Brown eyes. Straight black hair. Football. Commercial Club. Track. Band. Orchestra Interested in music and commercial work. Quiet. Efficient.
WILLIAM MANNING KUHN Red-headed, blue-eyed. Bill. Soccer. Varsity tennis and basketball. A mainstay on the Debating Team. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Band. Student Council. Dramatic Club. Sally and Comb any. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Smooth dancer. Abingtonian ads—Bill corners the market. Energetic in mind and body.
FREDERICK S. LAMB Idealist. Bostonian drawl. Oracle. Poet. Shy. Characteristic stride. Dramatic Club. Chemistry enthusiast. Very fine mind. Loves his dog. Friendly. Capable stage manager. De Molay man. Member of Jahvis gang. Young, but oh so serious.
GERTRUDE FRANCES I.UMMIS Gertie. Hockey Team. Piquant. Dramatic, Etiquette Pan-American clubs. Serves aces in tennis. Debater. Student Council. Golf. Can she get interviews? French and Glee clubs. A surprise from Germantown Friends. El Bandido. The Bells of Capistrano. Public Speaking Play. The motor girl.ETHELAXXA MacBRIDE Blue eyes and brown hair. Fledgling prima donna. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Competent. The Bells of Capistrano. Sonia. El Bandido. Out-door girl. Enthusiast for tennis and ice skating. Devotee of music, music and more music.
JEAX BELL MacINNES Captain of Swimming Team. Senior Play committee. Hockey squad. Art Club. Demure. Captain of Track Team. Interviewer. Science, Dramatic and Latin clubs. Basketball. Student Council. French Club. Interested in surgery.
ELEAXOR VIRGINIA MALATESTA Front Upper Darby. Brown eyes. Black hair. Waves. Eleanor likes to swim and paint. Never thinks during week-ends. Art Club. And can she dance? To find Eleanor, look for Lorraine.
MAX WARING Dark eyes. Varsity hockey. El Bandido■ Expert tennis player. Glee Club. President and treasurer of Etiquette Club. Prefect of French Club. Vice-president of Dramatic Club. Star actress. A multitude of plays, including The Thirteenth Chair. Exquisite dancer. Social service work. A friend for every hour.
EDWIX COX MAST Eddie. Librarian of Band. Orchestra. Serves evening newspapers. Wavy hair. School musician. Came from Roosevelt Junior High. Future steel magnate.
SARA McCARTXEY “Oh my dear,” murmurs Sally. Green eyes. Brown hair. Debating Team. Secretary and Treasurer of Math Club. Latin and Dramatic clubs. Abinytonian. Hi-Y. treasurer and vice-president. Reading Club'. Dependable. Junior Fourth Estate. Sense of humor. Hilarious. Adores keeping people waiting, wearing green and eating mints. Fine student.
GILBERT McDOUGALL My word ! An elevated gentleman with a magnificent vocabulary. Prefect of French Club. Soccer Team. Track. Science and Stamp clubs. Always reading French.
MARY GERTRUDE McKEXXA One of the most natural girls you'll ever know—Larry. Tall Blonde. Well dressed. Sympathetic. Commercial, Spanish, and Library clubs. A swimmer. Rides horseback. Likes dancing. Plays golf. Drives. Willing to work. Enjoys reading. Likes good shows. Friendly. Intelligent. A real honest-to-goodness girl.
DAVID MICHAEL Dave. Science Club. Famous stars and sportsmen talk to Dave. President of Camera Club. Chaplain of Hi-Y. Philatelist. Movie fan. The Thirteenth Chair. Oracle Poster artist. Junior Fourth Estate. Reticent. A journalist born.
DOROTHY LOUISA MICHENER Serious. Friendly. Pretty blue eyes. Long lashes. Reading Latin, Etiquette, and Dramatic clubs. Senior Play committee. Sense of humor. Brown waves Class hockey. Dietitian to be. Xice girl, what?MARGARET IDA MILLER Peg. Basketball manager. Brown eyes. Hockey squad. Latin, Dramatic, Commercial. Etiquette and Reading clubs. Witty. Oracle. Likes swimming and reading. Sonia. The Hells of Capistrano. Athletic Council. Junior Fourth Estate Likes doing things—with Muriel. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Always on the alert.
EDGAR MITCHELL An ardent enthusiast for airplanes. You should see his models. Science and Math clubs. Vice-president Aircraft Club. Sonia. Baseball. Peacemaker. Reliable. Whole-hearted. Student Council. Cheer leader Level headed. Probable designer of non-stop, round-the-world airplane. A boy to gc places and do things.
ROBERT WILLIAM MONTGOMERY Monty of the brown locks Soccer. Tennis. Eyes of blue Vice-president of Math Club Student Council. Glee and Science clubs. A Cappella Choir. Enjoys books. “Oh, to build an airplane,” sighs Monty.
JEAN LOUISE MOSER Tiny. Blue eyes. Friendly smile. Quiet. Vocal talent Napoleon Naps. El Bandido. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Honor Roll. Student Council. Reading, Latin, Etiquette, Dramatic and Mathematics clubs A prizewinning essayist. Gentle Go to Jean for sympathy.
STERRETT RICHARD MOSER Five feet, eight-and-one-half. Good-natured. Bud migrated from Ricgelsville. Math and Dramatic clubs. Likes writing. A boy from "up country” who can handle a gun. Likes to skate and play ball. On the side, he’s an iceman. Sterrett and P. O. D. class. A coming business man.
LAUREL ARLINE MAYWOOD ORTLIP A ready smile. Blue eyes. Billie. Busy lady. Commercial and Pan-American clubs. Latin and Spanish clubs. Swimmer. El Bandido. Sonia. Glee Club. A Cappella Choir. Class hockey and basketball. Hobbies—tennis, swimming. Pals with Lou Cannoe. The girl of the merry heart.
EDWIN CHRISTIE PARSONS Tall. Brown eyes. Brown hair. Favorite pastime—raising ducks. Track. Chaplain of Hi-Y. Band. And how he likes physics! Orchestra. Latin, Science and Aircraft clubs. Ed wants to be a farmer. What a man!
RUTH HERTFORD PECK II AM Really. Yes, it’s Ruthie. Our Abinytonian typist. Commercial Dramatic and Art clubs. Outstanding in class hockey and gym work. Can she type? Can she blush ? Reads. Pink organdie blouses and pink velvet cheeks.
JAMES RUTAX FENTON Abinytonian staff. Snaps and shots. Witty. Sense of humor. Appreciative. Pan-American, Science and Camera clubs. Junior Fourth Estate. English star. Tells cute stories about his little sister. Competent. A wise dreamer.
SAMUEL DARLINGTON PETERSON Hails from Horsham. Out for track, soccer and baseball. Toted trumpet in Band. Dramatic and Mathematic clubs. Guardian of homeroom funds. Writes mysterious poetry. Loves the woods, etc. Meditates on auto racing and airplanes. Future Jimmy Doolittle.GRACE LILLIAN REED Blue eyes. Brown waves. Small and slender. Little girl of the class'. Dramatic Club. The Bells of Capistrano. El Bandido. Glee Club. A Capped a Choir. Craves reading. Dietitian. Jolly. Constantly laughing. Has that rare possession, a sense of humor.
HENRY RIEBSAMEN Slight. Eyes and hair of brown. Soccer Team. Geometry fan. Mathematics Club. Interclass track. Fine mind. Track team. Draws for Oracle. Writes verse now and then. A picker of violets. Another of the standard Riebsamen brand.
FRED LUKENS ROCKETT Brown haired, gray-eyed Freddy! J. V. basketball. Class baseball and basketball. Vocational Club secretary. Band. Orchestra. Science Club. Printing shop. Whimsical. Jolly. A lover of sleep.
STANLEY C. ROCKETT Gray eyes. Treasurer Vocational Club. Printer of ability. Band and Orchestra. Shines in mechanical drawing. Five feet nine blond. What doesn’t he know about transcendentalism and philosophy?
RADCLIFFE LAW RENCE ROMEYN Tall, Dignified. Rad. Oracle. Treasurer of Aircraft Club. Businesslike. Vice-president of Student Council. Editor of Student Council Bulletin. Latin and Camera clubs. Lead in The Thirteenth Chair. Football squad. Math, and Radio clubs Spoke in New York. Glee Club Debater. Junior Fourth Estate Always dashing about.
MARION BERELY RORKE Black curls. Consul of Latin Club. Abingtonian staff. A Cap-pella Choir. Glee Club. Cheer leader. Lead in The Thirteen!’-Chair. Giggling. Sonia and El Bandido. French, Dramatic ani Mathematics clubs. Likes dancing. Hockey and track squads. Plays the piano. Class Basketball. Blue eyes. Poise.
HERBERT LESLIE ROSBOROUGH Tall. Dark-haired. Blues. Vice-President Pan-American Club. Abington’s newsboy number one. Stamp fanatic. Ready smile. Future: Annapolis ensign. Dances. Rides a wheel Helpful Herb. Takes airplane photos.
MAUDE KATHERINE ROSSITER Lovely golden-brown hair Gray eyes. Latin and French clubs. Vice-president of the Eitiquette Club. Dramatic Club. A charming president of tlr Girls’ Hi-Y. Glee Club Loves to cook. Sweet. An aristocrat.
LESTER SACKS An expert at radio. Self-possessed. Tall and light. Vice-president of Radio Club. Band and Orchestra. Corresponding secretary of Vocational Club Trombonist. Science and Aircraft clubs. A future Lindbergh.
STANLEY STANTON SCHMIDT Tall, blond native of Willow Grove'. Blue eyes. Lives in a workshop. Never without a car—unless it won’t run. Dramatic Club. Printer. Science Club. Smitty takes life as it comes.HOWARD BETSON SHAFFER Treasurer of Stamp Club. A wizard at soccer. Captain of Swimming Team. Band and Orchestra. Expert taxidermist. Silent. Winning smile. Eager. Abington’s foremost hunter.
BEATRICE NORMA SHF.II.
Blonde. Tennis manager Blue eves. Art editor of Oracle. Small.’ Jolly. Reading, Etiquette. Mathematics, Dramatic and Glee clubs. Faithful. President, Vice-president and Secretary of Art Club. Likes sketching. Student Council. A winning personality.
ENOS SHUPP Shuppie. Red curls. Green eyes. Plays the piano. Science Club. Sonia. Treasurer of Dramatic Club. Cynical. Weakness for blondes. V ould like to design organs. Plays golf. Glee Club. Likes to visit organs. A second Carl Bonowitz.
SAXON EVERF.TT SMITH Tall, red haired, gray-eyed Smitty. Football letterman Track. Dramatic Club. Science Club. Student Council. Pan-American Club. Jolly. Glee Club. Loves to sleep. Hearty laugh. Full of life. Eternally questioning—“Where’s Veale?”
HADASSAH CRAIGM1LE SNYDER Dessa. Champion ad-getter for the Abingtonian. Genial Soft brown eyes. Dark hair Glee Club. A Cappella Choir Junior Fourth Estate. El Ban-dido. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Commercial Club. Tall Loves to swim and play tennis. Hopes to be a private secretary. Even writes stories.
ELEANOR MARIE SPENCE Ex-Cheltonian. Quiet dignity. Sweet. Deep blue eyes. Babe loves horseback riding and swimming. Always sewing. Commercial and Reading clubs. Class basketball. Eleanor, the demure.
MARGARET M. STEVENS Curly dark brown hair. Commercial and Dramatic clubs. She lives on dancing. Quiet but energetic. Hopes to see Europe first. Capable. Printer? Ask Mr. Wortman.
STEWART STOWELL Tall. Noted for his ability in jumping. Captain of Track
Team. Cheerful griu. President of the Science Club. Student Council. Senate. Vice-president of Pan-American
Club. Aspires to a job in Radio City. News writer. Haunts the Honor Roll.
EUGENE BLAKE STYLES Stately. Reticent but humorous. Track. Vice-president Pan-American Club. Stamp Club. Tennis enthusiast. Picture of perseverance. Likes to dance. Thoughtful. Says Gene. “If you don’t succeed, try, try again.”
ROSETTA COOK SWAN Twinkling blue eyes. Hockey enthusiast. Capable member of the team. Accommodating. Belongs to the Commercial and Latin clubs. Basketball Team. Jolly smile. Straight brown hair. Loves children. Posy wants to be a governess. We know the children will love her.LAVERNE JAMESON TAYLOR Tall. Brown hair. Brown eyes. Science, Math, and Vocational clubs. Tennis enthusiast. Wants to be a draftsman. Quiet. Can be found skating any time. A gentleman of intellect.
ODELE TERRY Reticent. Dramatic and Art clubs. Reads many novels. Class hockey. Jolly. Fond of irritating Virginia. Sympathetic. Intends to enter field of Social Service Work. Need a nurse? Call Odele.
JEAN EVELYN THOMPSON Reserved. H i-Y Service Desk. Keen. Dramatic and Glee clubs. Courteous. Secretary of the Junior class. Science Club. Loves to read. A delightful nurse for her future patients.
THOMAS CARRINGTON VEALE The tall handsome youth whe has twirled the baton as drum major for four years. Carries himself perfectly. Captain of the Tennis Team. Always singing. Cleveland Octette. Parts in four operettas; lead in The Bells of Capistrano.” Unexcelled trio with “Smitty” and “Honey”. Sky-reaching pole-vaulter. The perfect ladies’ man.
LOUISE SARAH VENABLES Tall. Brunette. Good speller. Commercial Club. Professes love for hiking and reading. Spends time in Room Three. Spanish Club. Plays piano. Loves animals—especially rabbits. Pleasant to talk to. A pleasing disposition. Accurate.
ELMER THOMPSON JOSEPH WAELTZ, Jk.
Brilliant soccerman. Dark-complexioned, brown-haired fellow. Science Club. W ants to be a wireless operator. Vocational Club. Plays baseball as a sideline. Delightful sense of humor.
ERNEST WATMOUGH Very musical. Ernie. Always ready to play the piano. Science Club. Humorous, brilliant and versatile. President of Student Council and Dramatic Club. Second John Barrymore. The Thirteenth Chair and The Family Upstairs. Tennis. Orchestra’. A pleasant companion.
COURTLAND WELLS WEBER Ruins any remark with 1 think so. Latin and Science clubs. President and Vice-president of Band. Orchestra and Jazz Orchestra. Courty. Forgets to be blase in his love for music and dancing.
KATHERINE MARGUERITE WEIL Kitty. Quiet. Latin Club Steady. Abingtonian staff Reading Club. Good-humored. Etiquette Club. Rig brown eyes. Secretary-treasurer of Mathematic Club. Whiz at Math. Dependable. Junior Fourth Estate Student Council. Reads. Likes to drive a car. Look for Kitty wherever there’s work being done.
GEORGE ALBERT WENDT Quite versatile. Far-famed mathematician especially in Assembly. Record for selling Thanksgiving Footbrfll tickets 369 in four years! Treasurer of Camera Club. Secretary of Stamp Club. With Oraeic for long time. A Cappella Choir. Junior Fourth Estate. A in bookkeeping! No one like our George.ROBERT WERDEN Tall. Crinkly eyes. Always smiling. President of Math Club. Vice-President French Club. Honor Student. Oracle staff. Junior Fourth Estate Speedy typist. Bob. Drives like the wind. From “way out West.” Those Winnetka schools! Dependable. A boy's boy and so the girls like him. Bob is as versatile as his grin,
Rise up one and stand ye all, for our dear old Abington.
Fail not ye, but heed the call—
To the White and Crimson—
We will ever cherish thee,
Vict’ry or defeat it be,
Staunch and true our schoolmates all—
WILLIAM MELLOR WIHTELEY Tall. Slender. Der Deutsche Verein. Dramatic, Science and Camera clubs. Wants to be a chemist. Favorite pastimes are talking and giggling. Fair Obliging. Bill is rare. He appreciates the jokes he is told.
VIRGINIA MOORE WILDRICK “Oh! my word.” You’ve guessed it — Jinny. Blonde waves of hair. Gray eyes. Etiquette and Dramatic clubs. Vice President of the Reading Club Hi-Y. Sweet. Latin and Science clubs. Class hockey. Loves tennis. Abingtonian staff. The proper charm for a business woman.
SUSANNE CU.MM IN'G WOLL
Sue. Tall. Jolly. Strong personality. Versatile. Full of rhythm and harmony. Dramatic and French clubs. A Cappella Choir. Glee Club. Sonia. Etiquette Club. The Bells of Capistrano. Tennis. Hockey and Swimming teams. Always or the go. A sportswoman and a pal.
HORACE WUNDERLE, Jr Big man from Rydal. Likes short fellows. A good mind Science Club member. Intellectual dissertations. Nature lover Well read. Brown eyes. Know “birdies, trecses, flowers.” Plans to retire early. Good old Horace.
To our dear old Abington.
Many days way come and go,
To thee, dear old Abington;
Storms may rise, and winds may blow, Firm and true our Crimson—
Let not mem’ries faded be As we go o'er land and sea.
Alma Mater, hail to thee,
To our dear old Abington.
LOUISA ELIZA WURST Reticent. Sings. Types announcements. El Bandido. Sonia. The Bells of Capistrano. Picturesque. Treasurer of Library Club. Commercial Club. A Cappella Choir, Glee Club At home in the church.
MARGARET CLAIRE YERKES Claire. Secretary of Commercial Club. Blonde, blue-eyed slender. Dashing around with announcements. Smiling. Glee Club. Student Council. Hi-Y Junior Fourth Estate, Abingtonian business staff. A Cappella Choir. El Bandido. Sonia The Bells of Capistrano. Efficiency plus.
HARLEY AMMON SIIRIVER, Jr.
Blue eyes. Brown hair. Medal for four years’ meritorious service on football squad. Assistant swimming manager. Full of fun. Likes auto racing and boxing. Favorite expression: “Boy, that’s a darby.”blue Monday
RING-innnnnnnnnnnnnng, darn that old clock, it would have to wake me up out of a nice sleep. “Oh! Mom, what day is this, Sunday?”
“No, young lady, this is Monday morning and it’s about time you got up for school. Don’t you think so? It's seven o’clock.”
Monday morning and school at that and me with no lessons prepared. And 1 have a history test, at that too. Woe is me. I was just wondering if there is any way of getting out of going to school today. Toothache ! No. That means a trip to the dentist and I’d rather have my history test any day or time than go to the dentist. Now let me see, I mean, think. I don’t know what's wrong with me but shut my mouth wide open if I don't think I'm going backwards. I mean, getting all twisted up. Say maybe I can lie here (this bed sure feels good and warm) until it will he too late to go.
“Young lady, are you ready? It is now 8:30 and the bus is gone, I know your tricks. You think you're going to try another one over on me but I’m wise. Here, take this quarter for carfare and Don’t Forget to Bring Bock the Change. No more of your monkey tricks. I'll see you later about the change I didn't get from my dollar I gave you for church yesterday.”
Oh, gee, I forgot all about it. Heck, here comes a trolley. I wonder if I’ll miss it, oh, I mean, make it. Yes, I did (puff) (puff). Boy that sure was hard going to get it, though.
“Yes, Miss Clark, I’m prepared, (fibber). Are we going to have that test today? No. Gee, that’s great. Well, good-hve, Miss
Clark, see you tomorrow.” Boy, that was a close call. Yes, hut wait’ll I get home.
r'V UMB DORA was a graduate of —' Abington High School.
She always left Study Hall by the wrong entrance and clattered down the hall, high heels tapping a tune. She never locked her locker and she never locked her lips but you can lick the lipstick off. When skirts were long, Dora fell over hers. When hair was hanged, Dora’s front hair tickled her eyelids.
Dora had a boy friend, the Dumb-bell.
The hoy friend thought that Hardy was out-of-date and he didn’t take to Carlyle. He considered Macbeth a poor attempt at a murder mystery. His deepest grievance was that he wasn’t allowed to read newspapers in the library.
The Dumb-bell didn’t study English because he said he meant to spend the rest of his life in New Zealand. He couldn’t learn French because his tongue wouldn't work that way. He couldn’t do his mathematics because he counted on his fingers and he had only ten. His explosion of the day came in chemistry. He couldn't pass P. O. D. because he didn't know anything about baseball and he thought free silver was a handout.
Dora and the Dumb-bell evolved a brilliant plan. Each took the other's examinations. Between them, they secured a synthetic diploma.
It was good everywhere except in Abington High School but why worry about a trifle like that?
29Block by William Dunham, ’33
0 Class of Thirty-four,
The torch to you we pass.
Never let it flicker,
Never let it dim,
Hold its flame of honor high Ever, as the years go by.
Mary Grace Ambler, ’33.
THE SENIOR B CLASS
30THE JUNIOR A CLASS
THE JUNIOR B CLASS
31THE SOPHOMORE A CLASS
THE SOPHOMORE B CLASSTHE FRESHMAN A CLASS
THE FRESHMAN B CLASSTHE JUNIOR FOURTH ESTATE Publications Honor Society and Publicity GroupTHE FOOTBALL TEAM
Northeast—Sept. 30. Home. A fine game but a tough opener. A second period touchdown was the margin of victory. Score: A. H. S, 7: Northeast. 0.
Eddvstone—Oct. 7. Home. A thrilling game from start to finish hut a little too close for comfort. A long pass in the last five minutes wor the game. Score: A. H. S, 14: Eddystone, 7.
Chester—Oct. 15. Away. The third straight win but a poorly played game. After that first touchdown, the Chester defense was impregnable The second conference victory of the season. Score A. H. S., 7; Chester, 0.
Wilmington—Oct. 22. Away. A few Wilmington passes spelled defeat for the Galloping Ghosts. A tough game to lose after outplaying throughout the tilt. Score: A. H. S„ 6: Wilmington, 14.
Lower Merion—Oct. 29. Away. A hard-fought game and important in championship figuring. The score does not tell the whole story. Score: A. H. S, 6: Lower Merion, 20.
Jenkintown—Nov. 4. Home. The first leg on the Old York Road Championship. All scores were made on long runs. Score: A. H. S., 24; Teak intown, 0.
Radnor—Nov. 11. Home. The third defeat of the season and what a game! Those goal line “stands” will never be forgotten. A close game for three quarters. Again forward passes figured prominently in Abington's defeat. Score: A. H. S., 6: Radnor, 20.
Cheltenham—Nov. 24. Temple Stadium. A perfect game. Old York Road Champions for the sixth straight year. Three touchdowns and a field goal provided the Maroon’s 22 points. Score: A. H. S., 22: Cheltenham, 0.
Morrisville—Oct. 5. Home. Morrisville surprises Abington by holding them to a close game in the opener. Score: A. H. S, 2: Morrisville, 1.
Ambler—Oct. 11. Away. Abington swamps Ambler with overwhelming victory. Dot Hogg reccVes a costly injury. Score: A. H. S., 6; Ambler, 0.
(Please turn to t'age 43)THE GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAM
THE BOYS’ BASKETBALL TEAM
37THE GIRLS SWIMMING TEAM
THE GIRLS’ TRACK TEAM
THE BOYS’ TRACK TEAM
39THE BASEBALL TEAM
THE GOLF TEAM
40THE GIRLS’ TENNIS TEAM
THE BOYS TENNIS TEAMTHE CHEER LEADERS
THE ATHLETIC COUNCILHockey
(Continued from page 35)
George School—Oct. 22. Away. Hockey lasses are subdued by George School, in first sei back. Score: A. H. S., 1; George School, 3.
Springfield—Oct. 26. Home. In spite of great teamwork on the part of the girls. Spring-field holds them to a tie. Score: A. H. S., 1 Springfield, 1.
Doylestown —Nov. 3. Home. Doylestowm
maidens are disappointed as they lose to Abingto lasses. Score: A. H. S., 3; Doylestown, 0.
Alumnae—Nov. 6. Home. Alumnae prove strong and return to trounce their understudies Score: A. H. S., 0; Alumnae, 3.
Jenkintown—Nov. 17. Home. Hard battle
by evenly matched teams ends in tie. Score: A H. S., 1; Jenkintown, 1.
Cheltenham—Nov. 22. Away. Girls give football team confidence as they overcome Chel tonians, prior to Turkey Day battle. Score: A H. S., 2; Cheltenham, 0.
Soccer Team—Dec. 2. Home. Comedy game ends in victory for male team. Score: A. H. S. 0; Soccer Team, 1.
Northeast—Sept. 27. Home. Six days’ practice, but off to a flying start. Score: A. H. S. 4; Northeast, 3.
Temple—Oct. 4. Home. Opposing fullback scored Abington's winning goal. It was fully appreciated. Score: A. H. S., 2; Temple, 1.
Haverford—Oct. 6 Away. A score like a football game. Jack Brownlee tallied 4. Muddy Score: A. H. S., 8; Haverford, 0.
Olney—Oct. 13. Home. Seemed close but Abington missed a lot of chances. Score: A. H S., 2; Olney, 2.
Upper Darby—Oct. 18. Away. Our Lower Merion of soccer. That fateful third |uarter Score: A. H. S., 3; Upper Darby, 5.
Simon Gratz—Oct. 20. Home. The boys from the city were just as easy. Score, A. H. S. 5; Simon Gratz, 1.
Haverford—Oct. 27. Home. What a bitter surprise! Score: A. H. S., 1: Haverford, 1.
Penn Fresh—Nov. 2. Home. Treated as freshmen should be. Score: A. H. S., 3: Pen Fresh, 0.
Hellertown—Nov. 3. Home. Lehigh Valley Champions scored one in every period. Score: A. H. S., 3; Hellertown, 4.
Lower Merion—Nov. 8. Away. What a sweet victory that was. Score: A. H. S., 5; Lowe. Merion, 4.
Chester—Nov. 10. Home. Chester was good, but we were better. Score: A. H. S., 3; Chester, 1.
Northeast Catholic—Nov. 15. Away. A scoreless tie. Not many of them played in soccer. Score: A. H. S., 0; Northeast Catholic, 0. tv
Upper Darby—Nov. 17. Home. Nuff said. Score: A. H. S., 1: Upper Darby, 4.
Overbrook—Nov. 22. Home. Skillful playing, with hair-raising goals, featured this game. Score: A. H. S., 3; Overbrook, 1.
Alumni—Nov. 25. Home. Were they good? Ask them. Overtime period. Score: A. H. S 4; Alumni, 5.
Lower Merion—Dec. 1. Home. Another gratifying result. Cornell Beans scored 4 rallies Score: A. H. S„ 6; Lower Merion, 2.
The girls’ basketball team finishes the schedule of the most successful season for several years. Every game a victory.
Chester—Jan. 5. Away. Chester was the first vict m. Score: A. H. S., 32; Chester, 16.
Ambler—Jan. 11. Home. Ambler followed Chester, and bowed down to defeat. Score: A. H. S„ 49: Ambler, 10.
Jenkintown—Jan. 17. Away. A great rival was conquered when Jenkintown ended up on the small end of the count. Score: A. H. S., 49; Jenkintown, 16.
Norristown—Jan. 24. Home. "Sorry Norristown, that we broke your winning streak, but remember that you broke ours last year,’’ replied Abington’s sextette as they skinned through with a two-point margin. Score: A. H. S., 24: Norristown, 22.
Lansdale—Jan. 31. The Maroon and White maids handed out the same treatment and were again victorious. Score: A. H. S., 35; Lansdale, 18.
Upper Darby—Feb.. 10 Home. The story of breaking a winning streak was repeated when Upper Darby went down to defeat. Score: A. H. S„ 22; Upper Darby, 12.
Conshohocken—Feb. 14. Away. Abington's Championship Six took pity on their opponents and how! Score: A. H. S., 51; Conshohocken, 16.
Radnor—Feb. 23. Home. By this time, winning was a habit. Radnor could not break this habit. Score: A. H. S., 50; Radnor, 13.
Cheltenham—March 2. Home. A well earned victory was awarded the Ghosts when they succeeded in overcoming the Panthers. Score: A. H. S., 33; Cheltenham, 18.
Springfield—March 7. Away. Spells “Undefeated” for the girls. It was the tenth of the season and the seventeenth victory in succession. Score: A. H. S., 24; Springfield, 14.
Chester—Dec. 16. Home. Abington’s court-men open the season with a last minute win on the enemy’s floor. Score: A. PI. S., 26; Chester, 23.
Haverford—Jan. 6. Away. Goals from every corner net the locals a comfortable lead during the entire contest. Score: A. H. S., 15; Haverford, 27.
Doylestown—Jan. 10. Away. A thrilling second-half rally brings a second victory to Abington’s representatives on the visitors’ court. Score: A. H. S., 18; Doylestown, 15.
Lower Merion—Jan. 12. Home. The Flashes sustained a bitter defeat on the home floor in a hard fought battle. Score: A. H. S., 14: Lower Merion, 27.
Cheltenham—Jan. 17. Home. Boys gain hold on championship and show superiority over visiting five. Score: A. H. S., 33; Cheltenham, 15.
Norristown—Jan. 20. Away. A brilliantly staged game sees Abington’s quintet soaring to victory on the county court. Score: A. H. S., 35; Norristown, 15.
Jenkintown—Jan. 25. Home. Breaks tie for championship as Flashes play to lose on home court. Score: A. H. S., 17; Jenkintown, 24.
Upper Darby—Jan. 27. Away. Quintet loses third league game and drops to fourth place in fast fray at Abington. Score: A. H. S., 18: Upper Darby, 27.
Simon Gratz—Ian. 31. Away. Simon Gratz quintette down galloping Ghosts after a strong second-half rally. Score: A. H. S„ 21; Simon Gratz, 29.
Chester—Feb. 3. Away. Subs finish contest that ends losing streak. Score: A. H. S., 25; Chester, 19.
Haverford—Feb. 7. Home. A plucky Maroon team seeking revenge for a previous bitter defeat, wins decisively on home court. Score: A. H. S.. 32; Haverford, 24.
Lower Merion—Feb. 10. Away. Ardmorites clinch League crown when they trample on visiting Abington five. Score: A. H. S., 16; Lower Merion, 29.
Cheltenham—Feb. 14. Away. Cheltenham Panther claws to victory. Last minute goal is deciding factor as Maroon attack slows. Score: A. H. S., 23; Cheltenham, 25.
Norristown—Feb. 17. Home. Visiting live yields to flashing spurt that nets eight points. Score: A. H. S., 26; Norristown, 10.
Faculty—Feb. 21. Home. Forced to play two extra periods, the Varsity subdues the fast moving teachers. Score: A. IT. S., 40; Faculty, 30.
Upper Darby—Feb. 24. Home. Fast field goals combine to break down Abington defense. Score: A. H. S., 20; Upper Darby, 29.
Tenkintown—Feb. 28 Awav. Jenkntown clinches Old York Road title by defeating Abington for the second time, with accurate foul shooting. Score: A. H. S., 20; Jenkintown, 26.
Simon Gratz—Jan. 31. Away. Simon Gratz downed the Ghost after a strong second-half rally. Score: A. PI. S., 21; Simon Gratz, 29.
Cheltenham—Jan. 25. Home. Mermaids lose first meet of the season to their Old York Road rivals. Score: A. H. S., 16; Cheltenham, 41.
Norristown—Feb. 2. Away. Girls go to to Norristown and lose a close meet. Score: A. H. S., 40; Norristown, 44.
Radnor—Feb. 17. Home. The team redeems itself and is victorious over Radnor. Score: A. H. S., 45%; Radnor, 20%.
Upper Darby—Feb. 23. Away. The Main Line opponents submerged the Abington swimmers in the Upper Darby tank. Score: A. H. S.,
26 5 6; Upper Darby, 48 1 6.
Cheltenham—April 12. Home. Abington again meets Waterloo and succumbs to Cheltenham for the second time. Score: A. H. S., 20 5 6; Cheltenham, 54 1 6.
Upper Darby—Jan. 24. Away. Upper Darby nosed out Abington mermen in a dual swimming meet. Score: A. H. S., 14; Upper Darby, 44.
Germantown—Jan. 3l. Home. The powerful swimming team of Germantown submerged Abington. Score: A. H. S.t 14; Germantown, 52.
Norristown—Feb. 10. Away. Norristown, suburban champions, gave Abington a setback by capturing first place in all seven events. Score: A. H. S., 12; Norristown, 54.
Radnor -Feb. 14. Home. In the closest meet of the season, the Radnor High School tank men won by four points over Abington. Score: A. H. S., 31; Radnor, 35.
Haverford—Feb. 21. Home. Abington mermen lost their fifth swimming meet to Haverford. Score: A. H. S., 25; Haverford, 40.
Cheltenham—Feb. 28 Home. Abington swimmers took four first places to sink their Old York Road rivals from Cheltenham. Score: A. H. S., 39; Cheltenham, 27.
May 23—Triangular Meet ....Cheltenham
June 1—-Upper Darby ........... Away
April 28—Penn Relays April 29—Penn Relays
May 3—Radnor................... Home
May 6—Bethlehem Relays.....Bethlehem
May 10—Wilmington ..............Away
May 17—Ambler.................. Home
May 20—District Meet.....Upper Darby
May 24—Lansdale................ Home
May 31—Triangular Meet.... Cheltenham June 3—Suburban Meet.....Norristown
April 5—Lower Merion........Home
April 11—Upper Darby .......Away
April 19—Haverford .........Home
April 21—Jenkintown ........Away
April 25—Norristown ........Away
April 28—Cheltenham ...........Home
May 5—Radnor ..................Away
May 11—Lower Merion............Away
May 18— Upper Darby............Home
May 19—Conshohocken ...........Home
May 23—Haverford ..............Away
May 25—Overbrook ..............Home
May 31—Norristown .............Home
I tine 2—Morrisville ..........Away
June 6—Cheltenham .............Away
May 1—Jenkintown............ M. C. C.
May 15—jenkintown ........ Baederwood
May 18—Alumni............. H. V. C. C.
May 20—Reading...............R. C. C.
May 22—Reading ............. M. C. C.
May 25—West Philadelphia.. .H. V. C. C.
May 29—Cheltenham .......... M. C. C.
May 31—Upper Darby........H. V. C. C.
June 5—N. E. Catholic.....H. V. C. C.
June 9—N. E. Catholic.....Marble Hall
qiRLS’ cr Ennis
May 2—Lower Merion...........Away
May 22—Lansdale............. Home
June 2—Radnor .............. Away
June 6—Upper Darby.......... Home
June 9—Norristown .......... Home
June 13—Lansdowne ...........Away
May 2—Lower Merion............Home
May 23—Lansdale ............. Away
June 2—Radnor................ Home
June 6—Upper Darby............Away
June 13—Lansdowne.............Home46THE ORACLE STAFF
THE ABINGTONIAN STAFF
47THE BELLS OF CAPISTRANO4
THE SENIOR PLAY CASTSTHE DRAMATIC ACTIVITIES GROUPTHE GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB
THE BOYS’ GLEE CLUBTHE FACULTY PLAY CAST
THE BANDFROnriERS ❖ ♦ ♦
“The Sdfekept Memory of a Louely Thing1'
SERVING here! Serving there! Where service is needed, be it in the rest room, in the locker rooms, at the information desk or elsewhere, the Girls’ Hi-Y is on hand. The impressive initiation, the regular social program, the closing picnic are institutions as are the collection of used magazines and Christmas cards for the Kentucky mountaineers and the donations for the welfare.
As officers, one finds: President, Mary Armstrong, Maude Rossiter, Grace Armstrong; vice president, Charlotte Hill, Frances Campbell, Sara McCartney; secretary, Edith Hoffman, Charlotte Hill; treasurer, Sara McCartney, Edith Hoffman.
An equally unselfish service organization is the Boys’ Hi-Y. Carrying in ropes or benches after games, selling milk for relief, cleaning up papers, whenever anything unpleasant is to be done, the boys are right there. Wild debates and wilder discussion are features of the meeting.
Tti the offices have been : President, Ogden Wilbor, William McGee; vice-president, Kenneth Webb, Harold Geyer; secretary, Edward Deming; treasurer, Philip Dagostino ; parliamentarian, Leonard Kelly, William Renner. Charles Drebes; chaplain, Harold Geyer, David Michael, Edwin Parsons.
The Girls’ Hi-Y and the Boys’ Hi-Y are selective, honor groups. Student Council is an elective body, to give representation to the homerooms of the school.
“Democracy cannot be learned where it is not lived.”
In accordance with its motto, the famous statement of the great educator, John Dewey, the Student Council of Abington High School has had to solve as a main problem, the development of proper parliamentary procedure in extra-curricular activities.
To this end, at each meeting of the Student Council, a different member presides. Every time a question of parliamentary law arises, the council consults its parliamentarian, who is sufficiently well informed to advise the group on points of order. Every member eventually becomes a parliamentarian.
For the same reason, a council member acts as parliamentarian at each of the various club meetings, both to decide questions raised to support club officers in achieving the desired result, freedom through order.
The leaders of Student Council are: President, Edward Miller, Ernest Wat-ntough; vice-president, Ernest Watmough, RadclifYe Romeyn; secretary, Mary Armstrong, Betty Bee Irvin; treasurer, Stanley Paist, Dorothy Clark.
Abington’s weekly newspaper, the Abing-Ionian, has been in existence for nine years. The staff believes that in that time the Abingtonian has taken a definite place in school activities. It has so grown in popularity and in number of subscribers and contributors that it represents a fair cross-section of the student life at Abington. In the building up of desirable behaviors, and the strangling of mischievous tendencies, the Abingtonian, has done its share toward the establishment of school morale.
There have been many ups and downs in the strenuous life of the paper, but it has made its appearance on Thursday with regularity that has caused the students to look forward to their weekly Abingtonians. During these years of financial readjustments, when many other school staffs are cutting their publications, the Abingtonian has kept going, full steam ahead. The Abingtonian's allies are its subscribers, its contributors, and its loyal supporters. With their assistance, the paper expects to con-(Please turn to page 57)
53“CThe Pierian Spring”
THE Mathematics Club. Sounds dry, doesn’t it? But it really isn’t. Enlightening games, practical every day problems and informal arguments, all go to make up the Math Club’s programs. With Mr. Weirick to trisect angles and Mr. Sold, to demonstrate the fundamentals of surveying, this group has a good time. Mathematical personages are: Mr. Albright,
sponsor; Stanley Plewes and Robert Wer-den, president; Abraham Jacobs and Robert Montgomery, vice-president; Sara McCartney and Katherine Weil, secretary-treasurer.
The Latin Club is an important institution in Abington High School. It benefits the school in a great many ways. Club members have sold hot dogs at football games, the entire profit from which goes to the Student Loan Fund.
Through the Latin Club, a member learns more about the subject and more about Latin customs, the little extra touches which improve his Latin. Through the Latin Club, graduates of Abington High School make the grade in college.
From time to time, the Latin Club has outside speakers at its meeting. At that time, the other students of the high school who have no other club are invited to the meeting. In this way. the Latin Club benefits the high school. Indeed, the Latin Club is very necessary to the high school.
Rulers of the Latin tribe, sponsored by Miss Lobach, and Miss Winslow: Consuls— Dorothy Hogg, James Allanson. Second— Marion Rorke, Thomas Foster. Scribe— Betty Snvder. Quaestor—First—Thomas Foster, Second—Richard Koenig.
So attractive are business studies in Abington High School that the Commercial Club must meet in four sections, coming together as a whole only twice a year.
The Mineograph section devotes itself to advanced commercial work. The Typing
division promotes efficient and accurate use of the typewriter. The Travel group sees the world through the glamour of the imagination. The Diction unit shines for better English.
As a whole, the club stages social functions, does a large amount of welfare work, gives prizes for commercial achievements of students and graduates, exemplifies the romance of the business world.
With Mr. Krueger, Mr. Furniss, Miss Weaver, Miss Hepler and Mr. Roberts as sponsors, the club obeys: President, Beulah Garlinger; vice-president. Harry Davison; secretary, Alice Gallegher; treasurer, Harry Glaeser.
With the desire for a better understanding of the German language and people, the second year German students hold their bimonthly meetings to discuss German life in general, special topics about German schools, literature, and the theatre being delivered. During festival seasons, the club holds parties, plays typical German games, and serves German refreshments. At intervals during the year, students make trips to see German Motion Pictures.
Once achievement for 1932-3.3 was an assembly program celebrating the natal day of the great German composer, Richard Wagner.
Members of the German Club take turns in issuing German decrees to their classmates.
To be a member of the Pan-American Club inspires one to search for new and interesting material about our neighboring countries. The term, Pan-American, includes all South, Central, and North American countries.
The local Abington chapter is a part of a nation-wide society with its headquarters in New York City, a society which has made great progress during this, the first year of its existence.
54Such organizations as the Pan-American Club advance the cause of international peace.
With Miss Reichard, Miss Steinman, M iss Weaver, and Mr. Smiley as sponsors, the club has chosen as officers: president, Alfred Freeland, Craig Bander; vice-president, Stewart Stowell, Herbert Rosborough; secretary, Rowland Dinwoodie, Joseph Byer; corresponding secretary, Francis El-well, Lucile Bice.
From Precision Ground Tools to The Preserving Industry—this indicates the range of thought of the Vocational Club. A doggie roast at Baederwood, a picnic at Mermaid Lake, an industrial inspection— these are the chief amusements of the boys.
Mr. Wright serves as faculty sponsor. The club’s officers are: Frank Kinsey, president; Tom Sullivan, Frank DeCarlo, vice-president ; Henry Meisel, Stanley Rockett, treasurer; Fred Rockett, secretary; and Lester Sacks, corresponding secretary.
Beautiful senoritas, Spanish gardens and patios, historic buildings, magnificent scenery, Spain in all its grandeur, are brought to the students of the Spanish classes, who form the Spanish Club, every other Thursday in Room 9, under the supervision of Miss Reichard.
This year, the club studied a trip through South America as well.
Each class has a “presidente” who presides over the class and calls on different people to discuss the topics assigned them.
As a closing sentence, what could be more fitting than a proverb in Spanish—El Hombre sin harro peor cs que un muerto.
Volcano explored—Man risks life.
Life, time, nothing matters to a scientist who wishes to advance his profession.
So the young Science Club members learn as they listen to fellow members discuss such interesting topics as the above.
Because of the growing interest in the scientific field the club has again divided its
organization into three sections: Junior Group, Mr. Erb, sponsor; Senior Group, Mr. Burlington, sponsor; Radio Group, Mr. Messinger, sponsor.
Carlos de Murrie, representative of the Radium Chemical Company, Inc., New York, gave the main address of the term, on fluorescence. Fluorescence is a property possessed by certain substances, which causes different light rays to register on our eyes under an ultra-violet ray from those registering in normal light. Mr. Murrie demonstrated, showing ordinary colors as exquisite shades.
Officers are: president, Stewart Stowell, Robert Fraim; vice-president, Robert Brownlee, William McGee; secretary-treasurer, Charlotte Bishop, Edith Croll.
The yearly feature of La Rcpublique Francaise is the evening spent in dancing at I.e Cabaret Coq D’Or. Lily-of-the-valley corsages, lucky spot dances, waitresses in French peasant costumes—during the evening one meets these novelties and many ethers.
The dance is onlv one of the delightful achievements of the French Club, which constructs puppets in French costume for a marionette stage and carries out inumer-able other interesting projects.
Officers of the French Club are: prefect Philip Kind, Gilbert MacDougal; viceprefect, Laura Biggard, Robert Warden; secretary, Marion Rorke; treasurer, William Davidson.
“A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” This might weil be the motto of the Art Club, which puts on display in the main corridor each month a quaint portrait, a bit of a sea, a sky, a colorful landscape, a study in flowers, a foliage, the current circulating picture of the month.
The purpose of the Art Club is to encourage the study of different phases of art and art appreciation.
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55“Hoip Uly Life Is Spent”
POCKETBOOKS, belts, book ends, bookmarkers, and table mats, are some of the fascinating objects made by the Leathercraft Club, at its meetings.
Chief leathercrafters are: president,
Dorothy Clark, Gladys Bright; vice-president, Muriel Corson; secretary, Mary Garvin, Betty Doughty; treasurer, Gladys Bright, Walter Evans, with Miss Manifold as sponsor.
To buy and sell stamps, to discuss the history and the value of stamps—these are the delights of the Stamp Club, under the leadership of John Hacker, president, Eugene Styles, vice-president; George Wendt, secretary; and Howard Shaffer, treasurer.
Faculty philatelists are Miss Weaver and Mrs. Messinger.
During the first semester, the Scrap Book Club, under the sponsorship of Miss Stein-man, made scrap books to be sent to a children’s home in Kentucky. The remainder of their meetings were spent in making menus for the Red Cross. This is a club that believes in “Service for Others.”
Club leaders are: president, Isabella
Lysle. Betty Thompson; secretary, Anna Undeck.
Is that boy collecting blobs of live paint or bits of animated gold?
No, he’s getting ready for a regular meeting of the Tropical Fish Club, at which time he and all of the other fish fans will decide how many times a week not to feed a goldfish, with Mr. Rauch to cast the final vote.
The kingfish of this collection are: Jack Mallory, president; Walter Gellert, and Allan Duke, vice-president; May Horn, Hubert Kemp, secretary; Howard Kritler, treasurer.
A reputation for proficiency in the building and flying of model planes—this is the
proud possession of the Aircraft Club, under the sponsorship of Mr. McClean.
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“CThe Music makers and CThe Dreamers of Dreams”
The nineteen-thirtv-three music season has been very successful with the Abington High School Band and Orchestra.. The band made a very creditable showing during the past year. Some of the finer pieces of work accomplished were: Inspirational playing during football season, the concerts during music week, programs given at P. T. A. meetings, the faculty play, the operetta, the various appearances of the jazz orchestra.
Instrumental music is a pleasing feature of Abington High School.
Always ready to participate by singing in assembly programs or at Parent-Teacher Association meetings are the Girls' and the Boys’ Glee Clubs. Their aim is to develop an appreciation of good music, good tone quality, accurate intonation, good posture, and artistic interpretation.
One of the most picturesque and entertaining events of the school year was the operetta, The Bells of Capistrano, directed by Mr. O’Brien, starring all music groups. The spectacular Christmas ensemble is not to be forgotten.
This year, a new musical feature was added to the already numerous projects of the music department, a sacred cantata, The Holy City, which was the outstanding event on the Community Night program.
Fascinating is the name of the youngest child of the music group, the A Cappella Choir, whose members sing without accompaniment. Only those music students are eligible who have passed a somewhat rigid vocal examination. It shares with the glee clubs the musical laurels of the school.
56“Speech Jill Siluer Fine"
DEBATING, in Abington High School, is an intellectual sport. To he in the debating squad is to cross swords with some of the keenest minds in the student body.
The 1933 debaters are working out an idea of the sponsor, the building up of a score-board for judging.
Whether Abington debaters win or lose, every year they do original work in the field of debating.
Like debating, dramatics has crossed the line from extra-curricular to curricular activities. The Dramatic Club has become the Dramatic Activities or Public Speaking group.
Every day, one may find in some corner of the homeroom, classroom, or auditorium one or more gathering of boys and girls learning to portray life and to understand life through the medium of the drama.
Types of ships and flying and phases of aviation as a career have been presented by topics or by open discussion.
The speaker of the year was Mr. Harry Byers, connected with the Naval Aircraft Factory, who explained how to fly and described various kinds of fighting ships.
Highflyers of this group are: President, Robert Loucks. Jack White; vice-president. Robert Loucks. Edgar Mitchell; secretary, Frank Whittock, Harry Dooley; treasurer, Radclifife Romeyn, Norman Tompkins.
Who invented the popular matinee dance ? The Reading Club, of course. Doesn’t it always read the minds of the student body?
Pictures for the corridors, English and Service prizes at Commencement—the Reading Club is known by the quality of its offerings.
Directors of reading are Miss Miller, sponsor; Betty MacLav, Hazel Allen, president ; Emily Wacker, Virginia Wildrick, vice-president; Emily Muller, secretary; and Margaret Anderson, treasurer.
“The Safekept Memory Of a Louely Thing"
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tinue its usefulness to Abington High School.
The Junior Fourth Estate, honor publications organization, because it is composed cf an equal number of high-rating. Abing-tonian and Oracle staff members, constitutes the mouthpiece of the school.
Let us observe the working of this machine. A story is in the wind—a reporter sent to cover it—rough form—smoothed and polished—sent to typist—three carbons and two originals—stamped with the Estate seal —rushed bv telephone, car or special delivery to make local or metropolitan news headlines—once more Abington makes the map.
The Junior Fourth Estate, the spark-plug of high school machinery, in its last season, teaches the three R’s; Responsibility, Regularity, Reliability.
“The Pierian Spring"
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The officers of the club were: Mary
Grace Ambler, Beatrice Sheil, president; Beatrice Sheil, Mary Grace Ambler, vice-president ; Ruth Osbourn, Emily Ascough, secretary; William Camp, Clara Green, treasurer; Mrs. Messinger, sponsor.
From my bedroom window
I can see the half-moon
As it rides majestically through the skies,
It fades behind the dim, dark clouds,
Only to send its beautiful rays Shining through to soothe the weary one.
Rowland Dinwoodie, ’33
PLAY CASTS OF “BAB”
The Parent-Teacher Association Scholarship Play
Hou? Ulq Life Is Spent
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craft in many local model contests, for the most part coming off victorious.
One sees a little group of busy people, attending athletic events, wandering around the campus, catching teachers at their desks —making a pictorial record of the year.
The answer is easy—the Camera Club. The chief photographers are: Sponsor, Miss Clark; president, David Michael; vice-president, William Cluck; secretary, Wilson Triol; treasurer, George Wendt.
To do or not to do—to promote clear thinking on the subject of social blunders— this is the objective of the Etiquette Club.
With Miss Nunn at the helm, a year of delightful lectures and discussions on subjects close to the hearts of all girls cul-m’nated in a tea dance.
Autocrats of etiquette are: president, Sue Woll; vice-president, Gertrude Lummis; ; ecretarv, Ellen Funke; treasurer, Dorothy Manwaring.
The Royal Order of Book Menders, better known to Abington students as the Library Club, has been reorganized under the direction of Miss Briggs, librarian. The purpose of the club as fundamentally changed to correspond with that originally stated in the constitution to be of assistance to the librarian.
Mending an average of thirty books a meeting, besides helping in the library during spare periods and after school, the club surely has fullfilled its aim.
The officers are: Marjorie Hull and Marguerite Hawk, president; Veronica Braun, vice-president; Marguerite Hawk and Alice Baker, secretary; and Alice Gallagher and Louisa Wurst, treasurer.
58THE STUDENT COUNCIL
THE DEBATING GROUPTHE MATHEMATICS CLUB
THE PAN-AMERICAN CLUBTHE LIBRARY CLUB
THE LATIN CLUBTHE GIRLS' HI-Y
THE BOYS' HI-Y
THE CAMERA CLUBTHE ETIQUETTE CLUB
THE COMMERCIAL CLUBTHE VOCATIONAL CLUB
THE AIRCRAFT CLUBTHE READING CLUB
THE LEATHERCRAFT CLUB
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