Abington High School - Oracle Yearbook (Abington, PA)
- Class of 1940
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the oracle 1940
ahington senior high school
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AMERICA at Work not at
tive not destructive-America,
a land of great executives and
unknown day laborers-Amen
ica at work to build better
homes, to perfect new inven-
tions, to improve its communi-
ties, to advance the progress of
science, and to make a happy
prosperous nation. These
achievements are important in
America. Because we have
confidence in the worth of
such ideals and because we
believe our school is working
toward their attainment, we
present in this 1940 Yearbook
one small unit of America at
THE American worker is a
diversified person indeed.
The farmer of the prairies, an
industrialist of the East, a
minister, an engineer, a skilled
laborer, an aviator, a teacher-
each forms a small but es-
sential part of a great nation,
and yet each one maintains
his individuality. All of them
willingly work hard and are
proud of their labor. We, too,
are proud of them, so it is to
these-the workers of our land
-that We dedicate this
Since it is evident that the future of our America is
dependent upon the ambitions and accomplish-
ments of its high school students today,
the 1940 Yearbook presents a
cross-section of an American
high school at work.
RAY V. ANDERSON
FOREMEN . .
LABORERS . .
WORKSHOPS . . .
EDITH G. CHUBB
PHILOSOPHY OF ABINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
To be an expert marksman, one must have
a target at which to shoot, to create a better
school system, there must be objectives for
which to strive. What are these objectives of
education? In particular, what are Abington?
The faculty of Abington High has voiced
its opinion on questions concerning the philos-
ophy of the school on the fundamental con-
cepts of education, curriculum, and guidance:
and, from the viewpoints put forth, one may
ascertain the true aims of our school as an edu-
A problem that has aroused much debate in
recent years is that of the proper age limit for
compulsory education. How long should a
student be required by law to attend a second-
ary school? The Abington stand is that a pupil
should be required to attend until he completes
a curriculum appropriate to his needs, not neces-
sarily until he graduates, or until he is eighteen
years of age, or until he secures remunerative
Pertinent to the curriculum, Abington believes that the faculty should study each
pupil to discover his particular traits and abilities as a basis for his own educational
program. The greater the size of the school, however, the harder it will be for individual
student contact. Both teacher and pupil are handicapped by large classes, made up of
many students of varying abilities and inclinations.
Should pupils be free to determine completely their own school activities? Nou
is dehntely the answer to that question insofar as Abington High is concerned. The
student body should have some part in determining the content and activities of its
school experience, but the inexperience and immaturity of adolescents makes them poor
judges even in matters of their own needs. However, too much conservation is also
against the policy of our school. Students should be allowed to govern themselves and
exercise their initiative as far as they prove themselves capable. On this question,
Abington agrees with a report gathered from two hundred other secondary schools.
Concerning pupil activities, our belief is that the sponsor of a student organization
should remain in the background as much as possible, giving advice and opinions only
when requested. However, when pupil initiative does not manifest itself, students and
sponsor should develop their plans cooperatively.
Abington High, through her faculty, has set forth her philosophy of education as
it concerns the secondary school, feeling sure that most of the students are in complete
accord with her aims.
Superintendent of Sffvools
IOSEPH C. Wnuucx
BOARD OF SCHOOL DIRECTORS
Albert W. Znckey E. B. Ayres, Ir. I. Lewis Frctz E. VVuync Icnkins
Prexfdezzl Vice-P1'exz'denz Treasurer .
Lotus C. Metz
XV111. Henry Holmes, Ir. Wm. S. Armstrong Edward G. Zepp Sefvetary
fNot ll membcrj
To the classes of 1940:
Your senior year at Abington has witnessed the introduction of broader
vocational and industrial training opportunities for members of your class
and for those who may succeed you. These opportunities of training in the
tain industrial and commercial processes should not be
separated from the realization that employers demand that young people be
l ' l course or in any other selective field of
preparation, may I again urge your careful thought upon the value of growing
in competence in other areas of life and especially of becoming useful citizens
skills necessary to cer
equipped to work. ln tie vocationa
in your community.
E. B. CJERNERT
W. H. Albright
Chairman of Mathematicx
Helen P. Briggs
E. A. Brunner
G. E. Burlington
George F. Erb Dorothy Cathell
I. S. Furniss David Clark, Ir.
Commercial Machine Shop
P. T. Gantt
Chairman of French
George S. Gessner
Helen M. Clark
D. E. Krueger Gertrude E. Herzog
Chairman of Commercial Girls' Physical Educcrion
Alberta Lang Gladys T. Ianton
Elmer A. Lissfelt
Catherine E. Lobach
Chairman of Latin
I. Ira Kreider
Pauline H. Manifold
Household Arts, English .
M. B. Messinger
Chairman of Science
George H. Neuber
If l c'ctricil y
Pauline E. Nunn
Household rlrts, English
T. Carroll O'Brien
Fdwurd R. Seltzer Robert I. Rapp
Edwin U. Smiley Lilian I. Reichard
Chairman of Social Sficlncz' Chairman of Spanish
Leonard B. Smith Charles C. Roberts
Instrumental Musir Commercial
Glenn R. Snodgrass
Boys' Physical Eduazlion
Alice F. Weaver Lewis C. Swartz
C0771lTlC'l'l'lACIl Mirhcfmatics, Relaled Shop Subjects
I. Shaylor Woodruff Gertrude L. Turner
Emelus G. Wortman Kathryn P. Walker
Printing A rt
Ralph M. Wright
Zaidee G. Wyatt
Dean of Girls, Chairman of English
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THE JANUARY CLASS
FRANK HlIL'l'Sl.ANDER . . , . . . , , Treasurer
RAY ANDERSKJN . . . . Vice-President
BLAINPL FERREL1. Pl'C'.S'IdC'llI
MARIIJN BR1c:H'1' , . , .,,SV . , .Secretary
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CLASS FLOWER-BLUE ORCHID
CLASS COLORS-BLUE AND SILVER
TO OUR SPONSOR
To Lewis C. Swartz, sponsor of the Ianuary
class of IQ4O, thanks a million! You were given
to oL1r class to advise and help in the capacity of
class sponsor. Advise and help you did - and,
with your ready understanding, you made our work
together enjoyable. No class could ask more of its
sponsor - no class could possibly get more. lust
remember -- with us, you are tops!
LEWIS C. SWARTZ, Sponsor
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January 31, 1936-140 new freshies enter A .H .S .
Bob. Dry humorist. Independent.
Abrupt. Cross-country monogram,
letter. Honor Roll, freshman year.
Likes math, dancing, hunting, Irish
RAYMOND j. ANDERSON
Andy. Clever. Excellent cartoons.
Student Council president. Civic
Attitude awards. President, junior
class. Vice-president, senior class.
Letter in soccer. Abingtonian, ORACLE
staffs. Editor-in-chief YEARBooK. As-
sociate editor, Junior Fourth Estate.
Promising commercial artist. Com-
Bicle. Good athlete. Friendly. Student
Council. Varsity letters, football,
basketball, baseball. Secretary of
Football and Etiquette clubs. Wants
to drive a midget racer.
Rudigan. Amiable. Attractive. Christ-
mas plays. Questionnaire broadcast.
320 College Avenue. Glee club. A
Cappella choir. Dance club president.
Enjoys reading and knitting. Sense of
humor. Future advertiser.
Rudy. Obliging. Cute. YEARBOOK
typist, Etiquette and Art clubs. Hi-Y.
Animated. Somebody's future private
secretary. Enjoys collecting knick-
knacks. Dislikes dentists and Monday
ROBERT J. ADAMS
Bob. Energetic. Acute sense of humor.
Clarinet in band, orchestra, four
years. Wrestling squad, three years.
Minstrel Shows. Desires to become
a professional photographer.
Connie. Sincere. Likeable. Freshman
Honor Roll. Job-finding, Glee, Eti-
quette, Dramatic clubs, Attractive.
Prefers music and dancing. Baseball
fan. Someonels capable secretary.
Tab. Good-natured. Ambitious. 320
College Avenue. Stamp club. Caravan
club. Likes to make friends. Dislikes
mustaches. Chief hobby-rug-making.
Ambition-to become a commercial
Charlie. Quiet. Likeable. Junior
Fourth Estate. Ysanaoox. lc-lantbe.
Camera club vice-president. A Cap-
pella choir. Likes to argue. Fond of
photography. Future missionary.
M. B. Good-natured. Eflicient. Cap-
tain in tennis, basketball. Student
Council secretary. Civic Attitude
awards. 320 College Avenue lead.
YEARBOOK. Abingtonian associate
editor. Class secretary. Enchanted
Isle. Hi-Y president. Reading club
president. Enjoys all sports. Tennis
champion. Class Night chairman.
January 20, 1939-Junior soda-jerkers hold annual prom
MILDRED M. BURGER
Midge. Energetic. Attractive. Drama-
tic club, Girls, Etiquette club secre-
tary. Likes English and clothes. Dis-
likes homework. Hobbies, driving and
automobiles. Future nurse.
THOMAS P. BYRNES
Hogan. Nature, Campus, Auto clubs.
Two years of football. Enjoys wood-
working as hobby. Would like to be-
come a second Robert Taylor.
Are. Eagle Scout. Soccer manager in
junior year. Vice-president, Bird club,
junior year. Likes driving Willys,
camping, swimming, reading, and na-
ture. Ambition-corporation officer.
C. WILLIAM CLAYTON
Bill. Witty. Student Council treasurer.
V a r s i t y swimming. Abingtonian.
Ysmaoox. Enjoys dancing, swim-
ROBERT A. COCHRAN
Bob. Studious. Reliable. Student
Council vice-president. Varsity soccer,
two years. Senior Latin club treasurer.
Likes blondes and huckleberry pie.
PERRY W. BURTON
Has attended eleven schools. Play-
ecl guitar in Talent Show and Hill-
billy band. Printing club vice-president.
Likes music and printing. Dislikes
jitterbugs. Ambition-to play in well-
known dance orchestra.
ALICE M. CHAMBERLIN
Al. Curly hair. Good-natured. Ab-
ingtonian staff. Dramatic club. junior
Fourth Estate. Yeuuaoox. Senior play.
Girls' Hi-Y. Honor Roll. Likes chem-
istry and people. Student Council
auditorium program. Pleasing person-
ality. Future nurse.
LEONARD R. CLARK
Lenny. Class clown. Good sport.
ORACLE. Ysiuzsoox. Football, three
years. 320 College Avenue. Endman
in Minstrel Shows. Craft club trea-
surer. Wants to teach industrial arts.
JOEL G. CLEMMER, JR.
I. Intelligent. Sense of humor. Latin
club. Student Council. Likes girls
and travel. Future salesman. Ambi-
tious. Public Speaking play.
J OAN CORSON
Blondie. Cheerful. Easy-going. Letter
in basketball. Travel club. Enjoys
sports, especially skating. Junior
Fourth Etate typist. Likes sundaes
and food. Sense of humor.
October-Blaine Ferrell elected president
CHARLES M. CORWIN, JR.
Chuck. A teaser. Happy-go-lucky.
Senior band letter. Future Gene
Krupa. Operettas, Glee club, A Cap-
pella choir. A. A. Minstrel chorus.
Likes brunettes and scullions. Hates
BERNICE M. DANKELMAN
Peanut. Etiquette, Commercial, Cara-
van clubs. Unrullled. Easy going.
Knits. Delights in sundaes. Aspiring
secretary or stenographer.
CATHERINE F. DOANE
Kay. Energetic. Dependable. Chatter-
box. Consistent Honor Roll student.
ORACLE and YEARBOOK staffs. Com-
mencement speaker. Auxilium Latinum
awards. Senior play poetess. Likes
people, Florida, and shoes. Well-
known. Latin club. Aspiring author.
KARL j. EICHELMANN
Neat. Accurate. Two awards for
mechanical drawing. Soccer squad.
Participant in physics class broadcast.
Airplane club secretary. Auto club.
Builds model airplanes, railroads.
Likes driving, pretty girls.
BLAIN E D. FERRELL
Industrious. Capable. Reliable. Student
Council. Honor Roll, four years.
Senior class president. Latin club con-
sul. Captain of swimming team. 320
College Avenue. Future chemical en-
gineer. Abingtonian. YEAnBooK. Likes
math. Commencement speaker.
C. W. Great debater. Hails from
Germantown high. ORACLE and YEAR-
BOOK staffs. Assembly broadcasts.
Forum club president. A Cappella
choir. Glee Club. Commencement
speaker. Future college professor.
Beautiful brunette. Charming. Cara-
van, Style, Girls' Etiquette, Dramatic
clubs. Senior play. From Olney high
school. Enjoys dancing.
BETTY M. EARWAKER
Glee club, freshman and junior years.
Likes dogs and cats. Dislikes horses
and swing music. Hobbies-sewing
and collecting dog pins.
Keen-minded. Amiable. ORACLE staff.
Latin club. Likes dancing and rain.
Dislikes egotistical people, eggplant,
and strawberry sodas. Hobbies-tennis
and writing. Ambition-to be a
A Cappella choir. Glee club. Oper-
etta. Secretary, Caravan club. Student
Council. Likes roller skating, dancing,
clothes. Dislikes men who wear spats.
Ambition-to get a job.
October 13, 14--Thespians give '320 College Avenue'
GRAHAM J. FLING, JR.
Pleasing personality. Swimming. Soc-
cer letter. 320 College Avenue. Io-
lantlre. A. A. Minstrel. Science,
Stamp clubs. Chess club president.
Elizabethan Singers. A Cappella choir.
Likes ice hockey, chess, hard math
problems. Dislikes nosey people. Fu-
ture chemical engineer.
Frannie. Freshman Student Council.
P. T. A. entertainment. Assembly
programs. Prefers music and candy.
Always smiling. Frank. Future occu-
pation, dress designer.
links. Basketball, sophomore year.
Auto, Football clubs. Two years' per-
fect attendance. Likes dancing, girls,
all sports. Dislikes public speaking.
Scrapbooks, hobby. Ambition--to be
Skippy. Easy-going. Good-natured.
Student Council. Cross-country. Track.
Varsity basketball. Senior play. Cur-
rent Events, Camp Cooking, Rifle,
Automobile clubs. Secretary, Eti-
quette club. Likes sports, women. Dis-
likes studious people.
JAMES N. GODMAN
Jim. Swimming letter. President, Rifle
club. Airplane club. Likes hunting.
Dislikes school, jitterbugs. Hobby-
guns. Ambition-to fly an airplane.
ALICE H. FRANTZ
Willing. Industrious. Gdod-natured.
Junior Fourth Estate. Honor Roll.
Latin, Etiquette, Caravan, Choral
Speech clubs. Glee club. A Cappella
choir. Mikado. 320 College Avenue.
Likes football, music. Collects post-
cards, stones, programs. Future buyer.
E. SHIRLEY GARRETSON
Sbirl. Popular. Cute. Fun-loving.
Secretary, Etiquette club. President,
Style club. Program chairman, Cara-
van club. Likes cold weather and
people. Dislikes oysters and coEee.
Goose. Football two years. A. A.
Minstrel choruses. President, Printing
club. Likes sports, chewing gum, girls,
cider. Dislikes homework, English.
Hobbies--sleeping, eating. Ambition
I. JANE GILBERT
Janie. Dependable. Fun-loving. Junior
Fourth Estate. Caravan, Reading, Glee
clubs. Choral Speech. A Cappella
choir. 320 College Avenue. Likes
clothes, music. Dislikes trolley cars.
Collects recipes. Future home econo-
Julie. Fun-loving. Gay spirit. Glee,
Etiquette, Art, Dramatic, and Job-
finding clubs. Vice-president, Caravan
club. Likes skating, dancing, singing,
and sports. Collects pictures. Coming
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October 31, November 3-Class primps to pose for Zamsky
lay. Pretty blonde. Happy-go-lucky.
Archery star. Plays violin. Glee club.
Enjoys a good argument. Prefers
reading. Commercial worker. Amiable.
NANCY V. HARE
Nancy. Dependable. Cute. Popular.
Honor Roll. Student Council. 320
College Avenue lead. YEARBOOK. Latin
club. Commencement speaker. Secre-
tary, Current Events club. Secretary,
French club. Girls' Hi-Y. Received
RUTH HERMANN S
Rufus. Grand pal. Good sport. Stu-
dent Council, three years. Travel,
Latin, and Caravan clubs. Hockey
manager. Likes traveling and boots.
Dislikes hurting people's feelings.
EVA R. HOFFMAN
Ev. Blonde. Lovely voice. Glee club.
Dramatic club. A Cappella Choir.
Elizabethan Singers. Mikado. lolan-
tbe lead. 320 College Avenue. Hopes
to be a concert singer. Commence-
HERBERT K. HORTON
Bing. Versatile. Popular. Student
Council. Homeroom president, three
years. Varsity football. Alzingtonian.
Senior play. A. A. Minstrel. Etiquette
club president, three years.
THELMA HANN AHS
Tlvel. Quiet. Dark. Prospective nurse.
Archery for three years. Science, Glee,
Eitquette clubs. A Cappella choir.
Enjoys good music and chemistry.
ELIZABETH W. HECHT
Bets. Cute looking. Popular. Student
Council. Property chairman for senior
play. Drum major, four years. Eti-
quette, Caravan, Reading clubs. A
Dot. Staunch swimming enthusiast.
Caravan and Job-finding clubs. Likes
good sports and athletics. Dislkes
conceited people. Ambition-to be a
ELIZABETH A. HOLMES
1Bet:y. Easy-going. Independent. Cara-
van club secretary. Reading and Eti-
quette clubs. Betsy's hobbies-saving
phonograph records, knitting. Dislikes
Duchy. Quiet, mischievous. Honor
Roll. Glee, Etiquette, Caravan, Camera,
and Job-finding clubs. Senior play
business manager. Hobbies-reading
and sewing. Ambition-College, em-
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November 3-Seniors swing in Blue Room prom
HOWARD N. HUDSON
Steady and pleasant. Onacus and
Junior Fourth Estate. Etiquette, Latin
clubs. Orchestra, Glee club. Elizabeth-
an Singers. A Cappella choir. Received
Latin award. Cy in 320 College
HELENE JA!-IN KE
Lee. Peppy. Good-natured. Yaansoox
staff. Active in Reading club. 320
College Avenue. Swimming. Knitting
enthusiast. A Cappella choir. Likes
ice-cream and people.
HARRY H. KELLY 3rd
Shipwreck Ir. Happy-go-lucky. Quick
wit. Varsity swimming. Medals for
diving. Automobile club secretary.
Varsity soccer. Award for eight years'
perfect attendance. Collects souvenir
Betty. Quiet. Amiable. Dislikes jitter-
bugs and Highty people. Visiting and
Job-finding clubs. Future private sec-
retary. Enjoys reading, sewing, and
M. JANE KREBS
Debby. Cute. Style personified. Junior
Fourth Estate. Abingtonian staff.
Craft club. Swimming. Likes horse-
back riding, dancing. Budding com-
FRANK L. HULTSLANDER
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Slim. Keen thinker. Nature lover.
Class treasurer. Onacus, Ysanaoolc
staff. President, Science club. Honor
Roll. Likes ice-cream, pickles. Dislikes
English, neckties, squash. Ambition-
to become surgeon or bacteriologist.
DORIS PEARL JENKINS
Ienlz. Jolly. Capable. Varsity basket-
ball, hockey. Junior Fourth Estate.
Auditorium programs. Minstrel show.
Likes eating, sports. Dislikes snobs.
Hobby - entertaining. Ambition -
MARIANNA D. KIFFE
Skippy. Industrious. Keen sense of
humor. Student Council, two years.
Managing editor, junior Fourth Es-
tate. Latin, Dramatic, Theatre clubs.
French club treasurer. Girls' Hi-Y.
Senior play. Likes to eat. Collects
china clogs. Future journalist.
VIRGINIA E. KNIGHT
Ginna. Blonde. Energetic senior cheer-
leader. Spelling bees. Regular atten-
dance record. Public Speaking plays.
Collects leaves and Howers. Likes to
dance. Attended Montoursville high.
M. RUTH LAHN
Burch. Commercial, Etiquette, Cara-
van, arid Visiting clubs. Likes sleep,
sandwiches, dancing. Dislikes con-
ceited people, arguments. Collects
menus. Wants to travel abroad.
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Winnie. Friendly. Agreeable. Home-
room vice-president. Active member
of Style and Reading clubs. Glee
club. Broadcasts. Future secretary.
Likes eating and sleeping. Dislikes
lay, Art club. Sketch club. Likes to
sing and draw, Dislikes cheese and
letter writing. Crochets. Wants to be
ABIGAIL G. MAURER
Gail. Tiny. YEARBOOK. Secretary,
Girls' Hi-Y. 320 College Avenue.
Broadcasts. Likes riding, dancing.
Collects antiques. Latin Club. Lively.
Likeable. Dislikes sitting still. Am-
bition-nursery school teacher.
E. MARION MEREDITH
Em. Three years at Frankford High,
Auditorium programs. Etiquette club.
Big brown eyes. Likes riding, dancing.
Charming to know. Future dental
JOSEPHINE M. MIGNOGNO
Io. Busines manager, 320 College
Avenue. Caravan club. Sews during
leisure time. Likes music, jitterbugs.
Dislikes cats, arguing, insects. Ambi-
tion-to be a secretary.
Inky. Big-hearted. Obliging. Out for
football, wrestling, cross-country, base-
ball. Minstrel show. Chiefys assistant
in 320 College Avenue. Plays golf and
enjoys all other sports.-Likes girls,
music, and drawing. Future commer-
LOIS V. LUTZ
Loie. Good-natured. Honor Roll. Civic
Attitude award. French club prefect.
YEARBOOK. Treasurer, girls' Hi-Y.
320 College Avenue. Second consul,
Latin club. Tennis enthusiast. Pert.
Energetic. Commencement speaker.
Corky. Fun-loving. Lively. Camp
Cooking, Art, Visiting clubs. Likes
sports, dancing, reading. Dislikes jit-
terbugs, snobs. Draws in spare time.
Hopes to go to business school.
LOUIS C. METZ
Louie. Quiet. Intelligent. Vice-presi-
dent, Airplane club. President, Radio
club. Model builder, Amateur me-
chanic. Dislikes English, sitting still,
and arguing. Would like to accom-
plish the impossible.
Laurie. Intelligent. Witty. Abing-
tonian editor. Honor Roll. Girls, Hi-Y
secretary. Ysmzsoox staff. Commence-
ment speaker. Debating. 320 College
Avenue. Reading club vice-president
junior Fourth Estate.
January 21 -Vesper service held in Abington Church
Joe. Everybody's pal. Athletic repre-
sentative, senior class. Captain, cross-
country team. 320 College Avenue.
Letterman in track. Etiquette club
president. Plays clarinet. Student
Council. Good-natured. Likes dogs. A
WILLIAM J. MORRISON
Bill. Reserved. Dependable. Student
Council. Rifle and Craft clubs. 320
College Avenue. Likes military bands.
Dislikes violins, cats. Hobbies-coins,
woodworking. Hopes to be electrical
or chemical engineer.
DE HAVEN NEWTON
Newt. Good-natured. Languicl. Four
years of football. Two varsity A's.
Baseball, track squads. Auto, Foot-
ball clubs. Likes sports, dancing, girls.
Detests poor losers,
BERTHA E. OSBORNE
Bertie. Shyness personified. Pleasing
disposition. Dramatic, Etiquette, and
Town Meeting clubs. Rain, snakes,
and cauliflower don't rate at all. En-
joys drawing and writing. Hopes to be
DOROTHY I. PHINNEY
Dot. Studious, good-natured, and
ever-willing, Etiquette, Style, Drama-
tic, Town Meeting clubs. Likes foot-
ball, dancing, ice cream. Enjoys read-
ing and sewing. Hopes to wind up
as a secretary.
VIRGINIA G. MORRIS
Ginnie. Gay. Witty. Student Council
secretary. Good student. Abingtonian.
YEARBooK. Girls' Hi-Y treasurer.
Plays piano. 320 College Avenue.
Likes people, cold baked beans. Viva-
CHRISTINE B. NEEMAN
Chris. Agreeable. Peppy. Junior Fourth
Estate. Member of Travel, Local His-
tory, Caravan and job-finding clubs.
Likes being stubborn. Dislikes smok-
ing and oral speech. Future stenog-
H. LE ROY NOWLAND JR.
Roy. jovial. Minstrel Show. Stamp,
Camera, Auto clubs. Likes cars and
chocolate. Dislikes homework. Builds
CHARLES L. PAUL, JR.
Angel. Quiet. Good-natured. Student
Council, four years. Varsity cross'
country, track. Ysmznoox typist.
Senior play. Latin, Etiquette clubs.
President, Job-finding club. Received
medal in track. Likes tennis, ping-
pong. Dislikes cold weather. Com-
JANE C. PURVIS
Janie. Pleasing personality. Fun-loving.
Glee, Sketch clubs. Secretary, Craft
club. A Cappella choir. 320 College
Avenue. First prize winner in Luth-
eran Church poster contest. Draws and
knits. Future dress designer.
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Shorty. Helpful. Cheerful grin. Var-
sity basketball, soccer, baseball. Junior
Fourth Estate. French, Etiquette clubs.
President, Chess club. Likes sports,
driving, movies. Dislikes spinach,
Denny. Born in Ireland. Typical Irish-
man. Soccer letter. Basketball. 320
College Avenue. lolanthe. All-subur-
ban soccer team. Camp Cooking, Auto
clubs. A Cappella choir. Elizabethan
Singers. Likes soccer, good music. Dis-
likes jazz, jitterbugs.
PHILLIP RENNIN GER
Phil. Always smiling. Dependable.
Student Council in sophomore and
junior years. Honor Roll. ORACLE,
Ysnmaoox typist. 320 College Avenue.
Stamp collector. Likes checkers, tennis.
Future C. P. A. Commencement
Walt. Quiet. Came from Northeast
in junior year. Brought laughs as
policeman in 320 College Avenue.
Interested in reading and airplanes.
Likes tennis, football. Prospective
MARY E. SHARP
Animated. Pert. Manager of swim-
ming team. Student Council, two years.
Girls' Hi-Y. Vice-president, Reading
club. 320 College Avenue. French,
Glee, Etiquette clubs. Enjoys sports,
GLORIA R. V. REBER
Glo. Honor Roll. Archery. 320 College
Avenue. Enchanted lxle. Mikado. lo-
lanllwe. School pianist. Glee club. Hi-Y
vice-president. Latin club secretary.
German club president. A Cappella
choir. Elizabethan Singers. Future
minister of music. Commencement
Aggie. Tiny. Nice personality. Stu-
dent Council. Civic Attitude award.
Varsity swimming, three years. En-
joys diving. Wants to be a secretary.
Peanut. Friendly. Petite. Reliable.
Hockey monogram. Bird, Dramatic,
Caravan clubs. Likes roller skating,
books, peanuts. Dislikes gossip and
hot dogs. Future librarian.
DOROTHEA J . SCULI.
Dolly. Quiet, attractive, pleasant.
Style club. Vice-president, Craft club.
Cultural Olympic award in art. Stu-
dent coach, 320' College Avenue.
Likes cats, movies. Aspiring fashion
illustrator or designer.
EDNA I. SMITH
Eddie. Alert. Attractive. Dancer. As-
sembly broadcasts. Mikado. lolanthe.
Elizabethan Singers. Fashion club.
Secretary, Craft club. Likes pickles,
olives. Dislikes egg-plant. Student
coach, 320 College Avenue. Prefers
sewing, art. Aspiring singer. Com-
1 Las. sg,
January 26-A .H .S . graduates 99 confident seniors
SAMUEL STERN 2nd
Handsome Sam. Affable. Good mixer.
Swimming manager. 320 College
Avenue. President, Local History,
Camera clubs. Likes dancing, house
parties, skiing. Dislikes book worms,
angora sweaters, catty women.
Hobbies - photography, dancing.
MARGARET E. STUDD
Peggy. Caravan, Commercial clubs.
Enjoys sewing, dancing, movies. Dis-
likes snakes, bugs. Aspires to be
GEORGE C. TAYLOR, JR.
Shy. Courteous. Student Council. 320
College Avenue. Secretary-treasurer,
Science club. Likes pumpkin pie, good
books. Dislikes fast girls, stewed
tomatoes. Current events, chemistry,
stamps, coins, his hobbies. Ambition
Shorty. Petite but daring. Went out
for hockey. Enjoys sports, sewing,
and dancing. Likes children, candy.
Pet dislikes - conceited people.
JOHN C. ZIMMERMAN
Zimmy. Rifle, Auto clubs. Played
trumpet in band sophomore year.
Likes eating. Dislikes homework.
Hobbies -- airplane modeling and
Straubie. Short. Vivacious. Attractive.
Dramatic, Style, Craft clubs. Cheer-
leader. Likes dancing, driving, swim-
ming. Dislikes onions, catty girls.
Collects programs and menus. Future
DOROTHY M. TAYLOR
Dot. Congenial. Dependable. Blonde.
Student Council. Honor Roll. Junior
Fourth Estate. Latin, Etiquette, Read-
ing clubs. Choral Speech. Glee club.
Girls' Hi-Y. Latin award. Senior play.
Likes dancing, swimming. Saves pro-
grams. Future air hostess.
HOWARD L. THOMAN
Toby. Curly hair. Talkative. Golf,
soccer, and wrestling. Physics broad-
cast. Number 1 huntsman. Persua-
sive grin. Rifle and Eitquette clubs.
Plans to enter U. S. Forestry Service.
foe. Loyal. Pleasingly plump. Letter
for soccer manager. junior Fourth
Estate. Stamp, History, and Camera
clubs. Saves stamps, match covers.
Always thinking of his stomach.
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CLASS MOTTO-LIFE BEGINS IN '40
CLASS COLORS-SILVER AND SCARLET
I. S. FURNISS, Sponsor
For his valuable advice, for his friendly coopera-
tion, for his reacly helpfulness in all Our aijfairs, We
of the graduating class Of Iune, 1940, feel that nO
matter how much we may encleavor, we shall final
it tlifhcult to express Our gratitude tO I. S. Furniss,
Our class sponsor.
September 9, 1936-A group of timid freshmen
ELIZABETH A. BABERICH
Stuff. Blonde. Humorous. Giggler.
Student Council. Swimming team. ,I
F. E. Latin club. Likes sleeping,
swimming. Dislikes getting up in the
morning. Ambition-to -obtain o
college diploma and travel.
Bobbie. Talkstive. Amusing. A Cap-
pella choir. Glee Club. Mikado.. Iolan-
the. Collects phonograph records. Am-
bition-drummer in a swing orchestra.
Likes horseback riding. Dislikes bugs
and conceited people.
Margie. Argumentative. Glee club.
A Cappella choir. Iolantbe. Hostess
club. Likes pretzels, clothes. Dislikes
moody people, pork. Wants to be a
JAMES B. BISHOP
Deemy. Cross-country monogram and
letter. Baseball, three years. Rifle,
Visiting, Commercial, Automobile
clubs. Likes sports, automobiles. Hob-
by-model airplanes. Commercial
work his ambition.
Bore. Athletic representative for class,
junior and senior years. Four years'
football. Two football letters. Vice-
president, Football club, junior yearg
president, senior year. Likes girls,
marbles. Dislikes Hat tires, homework.
Blonde. Good-natured. Latin club,
four years. Keeps scrapbooks. Hopes
to be a kindergarten teacher. Likes
apple pie, books, horseback riding.
Dislikes talkative people, bugs.
Becky. Small brunette. Witty. Glee
club. Crochets for a hobby. Wants to
be a stenographer. Likes shorthand,
dogs, walking. Dislikes tests, law.
CHARLOTTE S. BICKINGS
Charlie. Caravan, Reading, Etiquette
clubs. Likes music, fishing, animals,
cooking. Dislikes bugs, sewing. Hob-
bies--reading, collecting news items.
STEWART BOERN ER, JR.
Stew. Student Council, sophomore year.
Cheerleading, sophomore and junior
years. Likes to drive a car. Dislikes
cauliflower. Ambition-to become a
ERNEST P. BOISTON
Butch. Quiet. Ternperamental. Eti-,
quette, Commercial, and Job-Finding
clubs. Likes football and swimming.
Dislikes too much homework. Am-
bition-to be a business executive.
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ROBERT W. BORELL
Bob. Friendly. Good sport. Four
years in Etiquette club. Likes history,
driving. Participated in broadcasts,
Hobby-photography, including the
taking of moving pictures.
M. ELIZABETH BRYNER
Chevy. Talkative. Witty. Etiquette
club president. Caravan club. Likes
excitement, football games. Dislikes
studies, tests. Keeps memos of super-
stitions and strange customs. Am-
bition, to travel.
JAMES F. BUTCH
Pro. Reserved. Polite. Checker club.
Likes movies, swing, and plays. Dis-
likes opera and rug-cutters. Hobby-
golfing. Aspires to be a credit man-
Reds. Unassuming. Reserved. Captain
of soccer team. Vice-president of Boys'
Etiquette club. Reliable.
Herb. Lacks ambition. Likes gunning
and brunettes. Dislikes homework and
algebra. Hopes to attend both prep
school and college. Hobby-photog-
FRED E. BRAUER
Doughty. Wrestling manager. Likes
sweet potatoes, lemon pie. Dislikes
oysters, girls. Hobby-keeping foot-
ball scrapbook. Ambition-to be a
Government Civil Service agent.
HARRY K. BUCK, JR.
Har. Polite. Friendly. Auto club.
Abingtonian circulation 'staff Likes to
tinker with cars. Dislikes homework.
Hobby-making model railroads. Am-
bition-to be a mechanical engineer.
MARY JANE BYERLY
Vice-president and secretary of home-
room. Etiquette club. Likes horses,
football, and Artie Shaw. Dislikes
long red finger nails. Plans to be a
Bolz. A. A. A. Manager. Hillbilly
band. Rifle, Science clubs. Talkative.
President, Airplane club. Wants to
be an army officer. Dislikes oysters,
jitterbugs. Models airplanes. Tlrree-
JEANN E D. CASSADY
Cass. Dependable. Ambitious. Stu-
dent council. ORACLE editor. Latin
club secretary. YEARBOOK staff. Likes
people and poetry. Temple Republi-
can Conference. Junior Fourth Estate.
Perfect attendance award. Ambition-
to teach English. Senior play.
November 25-Ghosts thoroughly swamp Panthers, 46-0
JAMES D. CHATTERTON
lim. Jovial. Student Council. Wrest-
ling manager. Junior Fourth Estate.
Vice-President, Mathematics club.
Likes good time, most people, mathe-
matics. Dislikes double features, get-
ting up in rhe morning.
Bill. Assistant soccer manager, fresh-
man year. Two years' wrestling. Likes
football. Dislikes homework. Hobby
--stamps. Ambition-to be an ac-
J. BYRON COLFLESH
Coatie. Varsity swimming, sophomore
year. Junior varsity football. Minstrel
show chorus. Auto club. Likes swim-
ming, brunettes. Dislikes blondes, be-
ing embarrassed. Future mechanic.
WM. HARRY COOK, JR.
Li'l Abner. Tall. Friendly. Has hob-
by of carving peach stones. Football.
Heading for government job or fores-
try. Dislikes overcoats and overshoes.
Likes the out-of-doors.
lim. Football, sophomore and junior
years. Nature and Checker clubs.
Likes eating, sleeping, football, movies.
Dislikes studying, spelling. Hobbies-
checkers, stamps, ping-pong. Ambi-
tion-to get a steady job.
EDITH G. CHUBB
Chubby. Varsity basketball, tennis,
hockey. Class President in junior year.
Student Council. Hi-Y. Abingtonian.
June class YEARBOOK editor. Latin
club first consul. Civic Attitude
Awards. Minstrel show. Honor Roll.
RUTH SARAH CLYDE
Wbimpy. Always smiling. Minstrel
show. Glee club. A Cappella choir,
Likes Abingtonians, Cheltonians,
Fords. Dislikes Hirts, poor sports,
smoking. Hobby-singing. Ambition
-to be a successful secretary.
Kay. Played piano in orchestra fresh-
man and sophomore years. Likes trav-
el, music, ice-skating. Dislikes con-
ceited people, subways. Hobbies-dv
signing, piano playing. Ambition-to
be a fashion designer.
El. Junior Fourth Estate. lolantlre.
Patience. Modern Dance club. Eliza-
bethan Singers. Glee club. A Cap-
pella choir. Likes dancing, music,
swimming. Dislikes noisy people. Hob-
bies-postcards, nicknacks. Ambition
-a piano teacher.
MARY CLARA CRAVEN
Cheerful. Glee, Style, Dramatic, Eti-
quette clubs. Likes baseball, sleeping
late. Dislikes senior photography day,
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ROBERT D. CROMPTON
Bob. Tennis, three years. Minstrel
shows. Camera club. Likes sleep,
photography, major league baseball.
Dislikes titian-haired blondes, carrots,
equations. Ambition-to win S1000
for photography. Senior play.
WALTER L. DAHL
Dolly. Three years at Frankford high
school. Minor award for track at
Frankford. Likes gymnastics, dancing,
swing music. Collects stamps. Models
airplanes. Ambition-to be an air-
ALBERT L. DELIA
Moore. Varsity letter for golf. Re-
ceived golf trophy as runner-up. Likes
golf, movies, eating. Dislikes book-
keeping, rug cutters. Ambition-to be
a golf pro.
THOMAS W. DICKER
Bill. Football. Likes sports, old cars,
movies. Dislikes women, history,
work. Hobbies-sports, scrapbooks.
Ambition--to become a salesman.
FRANCES DI PAOLO
Honor Roll. Reading. Glee clubs.
Took part in Spanish radio broad-
cast. Likes football, turnips, kittens.
Dislikes oral English, mad dogs. Hob-
bies-sewing, reading. Ambition-pri-
vate secretary. Quiet but friendly.
CLARK T. CUTTING
Very tall. Four years on Student
Council. Basketball, four years. Rifle,
Etiquette clubs. Likes ice-hockey,
swimming, basketball. Dislikes ex-
pression I ain't mad at anybody
and advanced algebra.
BERNICE E. DELAPLAIN
Screwball. Student Council. Honor
Roll, freshman year. Etiquette, Drama-
tic clubs. Likes slow music, chocolate-
covered nuts. Ambition--to be a
laboratory technician. Tbree-Comered
JOHN H. DERBY
Lardie. Three years' basketball, base-
ball. Baseball monogram. Likes sports.
Dislikes errors in typing. Hobby-
keeping score cards. Ambition-to be
a lawyer, accountant, or secretary.
MARGARET W. DICKSON
Margot. Peppy. Likeable, Head cheer-
leader. Freshman Glee club, Likes
horseback riding and Scotchmen. Dis-
likes people without a sense of humor.
Hobbies-piano and drawing. Future
ROBERT N. DIPPPY
Bob. Clever. Likeable. Swimming team.
Airplane club. Checker club secre-
tary. Likes boats and water. Dislikes
Philadelphia and gym. Hobbies-
swimming and yachting. Ambition-
to be chemical engineer. In state
championship swimming meet. Student
MARGARET J. DIXSON
ferric. Entertaining. Elizabethan Sing-
ers. Dancer in Minstrel Show. A
Cappella choir. Likes eating, walking
in the rain. Dislikes Monday morn-
ings. Hobbies--piano, eating. XVants
to be a nurse.
Yosel. President of Automobile club.
Campus, Airplane clubs. Likes apple
pie, automobiles, auto races. Dislikes
homework. Hobby is tinkering with
machinery. Aspires to be president of
Smooth. Teasing. Junior Fourth
Estate. Monogram in soccer. Student
Council. Printing club secretary. Job-
finding club. Likes drums. Dislikes
conceited girls. Movie fan. Ambition
CRAWFORD M. EAKLE
Practical. Spent three years in West
Philadelphia High. Vocational club
secretary. Band and orchestra. Likes
girls. Hobby is music. Ambition-to
get a good job.
WILLIAM G. ELSING
Demon. Student Council. Three years'
varsity swimmer. Minstrel show. Car-
avan club, Etiquette club. Sign and
stamp collector. Ambition--mechanical
18-Latin club holds first turnabout dance
MARGARET B. DONAHUE
Peggy.. Pleasant. Travel club broad-
cast. Secretary of Commercial club.
Likes dancing, skating. Dislikes bumpy
roads, jitterbugs. Hobby-designing
clothes. Wants to be a typist.
Blimp. Football, two years. Vocational
club president. Likes cider, ice skat-
ing. Dislikes book-reports. Hobby-
model-making. Ambition-to become
JEAN E. DURAND
Quiet. Industrious. Glee club. Partic-
ipated in broadcasts and talent show.
Two years' perfect attendance. A Cap-
pella choir. Likes symphonic music.
Dislikes unnecessary nonsense. Ambi-
tious to become a good musician.
NATALIE V. EDGE
Good sport. Easy-going. Dance club.
Etiquette club president. Likes foot-
ball and a good time. YEARBOOK.
Hockey and tennis. Hobby-horse
back riding. Ambition--to amount to
MIRIAM I. ENGARD
Mimi. Clownish. Reading and Rifle
clubs. A Cappella choir. Elizabethan
Singers. Dislikes sissies. junior Fourth
Estate. Captain of swimming team.
Hobby-shooting. Ambition-to be
January 3, 1939-Edith Chubb elected junior class president
Kafe. Efficient, Abingtonian typist.
Travel club broadcast. Likes sleeping,
reading, kittens. Dislikes jitterbugs
and rainy weather. Sewing and cro-
cheting, hobbies. Ambition-private
Joi-IN J. FINLEY
lack. Tennis, two years. Likes danc-
ing, bookkeeping, and watching girls
play hockey. Dislikes ill-mannered
girls and loud boys. Riflery and arch-
ery-hobbies. Ambition-to be a suc-
cessful insurance man.
Freshman year at Lower Moreland
high school. Reading club. Enjoys
good movies. Dislikes mathematics.
Ambition-to be a hairdresser.
CLARE E. GARVIN
Pete. Friendly. Former Cheltenham
student. Member of Glee club in fresh-
man yea.r. Etiquette club. Likes base-
ball, dancing, roller skating. Dislikes
Chic. Sense of humor. Cross-country,
Railroad, Rifle, Camera, Chess clubs.
Likes sports, dancing, travel, good
records. Dislikes English, detention
hall, washing cars. Sailing-his hobby.
THOMAS W. FERGUSON
Fergy. Quiet. Came to Abington irom
Frankford high. Active in Current
Events club. Stamps, mechanical
drawing-hobbies. Likes food, Fords.
Dislikes women and homework. Fu-
Shorty. Two years' football. A. A.
Minstrel chorus. Likes red-heads,
football, and good music. Dislikes
blondes, Catty women. Actual loco-
motive snapshots-hobby. Ambition-
to get a job and settle down.
FRED C. GARTLING
Fritz. An expert speller. Belonged to
Camera, Stamp, and Rifle clubs..
Wants to become a boxer. Dislikes
homework and girls.
HELEN E. GELLERT
Intelligent. Friendly. Student Council.
Four-year honor student. Abingtonian.
Ylsnluaoox. Latin club plays. Radio
broadcasts. Award for 90572 in Latin.
Likes football, travel. Dislikes lazy
people. Ambition-college. Senior play.
RALPH C. GIBBS
Quiet. Ambitious. Honor Roll. Junior
Fourth Estate. Alzingtanian. Christ-
mas play, operettas, broadcasts. A
Cappella choir. Glee, Printing club.
Likes singing, reporting. Dislikes get-
ting up in the morning. Ambition-
January 20-Junior Prom held at Highland school Sugar Bowl
JANE E. GILL
Gill. Agreeable. Ex-Wilson high pupil.
President, Care-for-Sick club. Likes
skating, swing. Dislikes arithmetic,
conceited people. Collects souvenirs.
A future dental nurse.
Gilly. Came from Carson Long Mili-
tary Academy in senior year. Active
in Student Council, Glee, Dramatic
clubs. Football, tennis at former
school. Likes sports, food, and sleep.
Dislikes work and French.
C. WALTER GOURLEY, JR.
Bud. Chatter-box. Track manager.
Active Theatre club member. Cheer-
leader two years. Likes dancing, read-
ing, football. Hobby - collecting
match box covers, pipes. Ambition-
Grubby. Reserved. Industrious. Bas-
ketball, three years. Good mathema-
tician. Rifle enthusiast. Likes horses
and thunderstorms. Dislikes oysters
and petunias. Hobbies-gunning, rid-
THOMAS B. HAIRE
Toby. Good-natured. Student Coun-
cil. Stamp club. Ambition--engineer.
Stamp collector. Taxi-cab service.
Homeroom president as junior. Swim-
ming team captain.
WINIFRED F. GILL
Winnie. Attractive. Studious. YEAR-
BOOK. Student Council. Honor Roll.
Hockey team. ORACLE. Civic Attitude
Award. Dance and Current Events
clubs. Likes people, sports. Girls' Hi-
Y vice-president. Ambition-to be
foreign diplomat. Operetta. Com-
mencement speaker. -
Miss Blue. Dependable. Archery, two
years. Spelling bee. Caravan club.
Likes music, art. Dislikes homework.
Scrapbooks-hobby. Miss Briggs' assis-
ELIZABETH M. GROH
Betty. Capable. Homeroom treasurer.
YE.uzBooK. Dance club president. Likes
football games, dill pickles. Dislikes
spinach, dentists. Hobbies--her pen
pals, piano. Ambition-to be a secre-
PAUL A. HAFFNER, JR.
Cross-country manager. Swimming
team. Junior Fourth Estate. YEAR-
Booic. Abingtonian. Chess club presi-
dent. Soccer. Ambition - electrical
engineer. Movie camera enthusiast.
P e g g i e. Good-natured. Smiling.
Auditorium program. Modern Dance
club secretary. Likes swing, football.
Dislikes snobbish people, homework.
September 8-Four modern vocational shops for boys open
FRED G. HARRER
Helpful. Band and orchestra. Mikado.
Iolanthe. 320 College Avenue. Min-
strel show. Plays tenor saxaphone. Glee
club. A Cappella choir. Collector of
instruments. Elizabethan Singers.
Junior Fourth Estate.
RICHARD C. HERBST
Dick. Ambitious. Argumentative.
Junior Fourth Estate. Christmas play.
End man in A. A. Minstrel. Camera,
Theatre clubs. Collects coins. Likes
blondes, printing, match books. Three-
ANITA M. HESS
Nit. Gay. Inquisitive. Auditorium
programs, broadcasts. Dramatic club.
Likes dancing, badminton, music.
Wants to be laboratory technician.
N ATALIE HOWLEY
Nats. Reserved. Caravan club vice-
president. A Cappella choir. Likes
potato chips, aviation. Dislikes rain,
sea shells. Aspiring secretary.
JAMES M. JENKINS
jenky. Manager, football team. Print-
ing club. A. A. Minstrel. Likes print-
ing, good band music. Dislikes book
reports, lectures. Makes scrapbooks
on the present war. Ambition-
MARY E. HAY
Molly. Dependable. Good-natured. At-
tended Worcester High one year.
Auditorium programs. Caravan club
secretary. Likes week-ends, dancing.
Ambition-nursing. Homeroom treas-
BETTY ANN HERMANSON
Hermie. Small. Student Council.
Horneroom vice-president. Auditorium
programs. Etiquette club president.
Modern Dance club. Likes dancing.
Ambition - dancer. Three-Comered
ROBERT HESSE, JR.
Bob. Likeable. Nonchalant. Student
Council. Swimming. ORACLE. YEAR-
Boolc. Mikado. Iolantbe. Radio broad-
casts. Minstrel show. Glee club. A
Cappella choir. Elizabethan Singers.
Ambition-printing or salesman.
Senior play. F. E.
M. ELIZABETH HUNTER
Betty. Capable. Ysmzsoox. Dramatic,
Caravan clubs. Homeroom secretary.
Freshman Glee club. Likes dancing,
fishing, football games. Dislikes dill
pickles, rain. Hobby-music. Aspir-
HELEN J. JETT
Happy. Quiet. Swimming. Broadcasts.
Glee club. Likes baseball, dancing.
Dislikes chocolate ice cream. Hobbies
-tennis, needle-point. Ambition-to
October 16-Five boys Win ojfices in senior class
EDWARD A. JOHNSON, JR.
Ed. Basketball. Baseball letter. Band.
Orchestra. Boys' Etiquette club secre-
tary. Likes to dance. Dislikes smoking.
sional baseball player.
DONALD L. KEELER
Duck. Soccer. Broadcast. Airplane,
Chess clubs. Likes clubs, lunch hour.
Dislikes those 64 equations. Hobbies
--model airplane building, cooking.
Ambition to be a draftsman.
Original. Class song-bird. Cheerful.
Civic Attitude Award. Honor Roll,
freshman year. Abingtonian. Mikado.
lolantlve. Patience. Elizabethan Sing-
ers. A Cappella choir. Glee club. Hob-
by - music. Ambition - career in
W. GRIFFITH KNORR, JR.
Cliff. Quiet. Junior Fourth Estate.
Vice-president of Current Events
club. Likes driving, dancing, steaks.
Dislikes cauliflower. Hobby-collects
H. ROBERT KOEHLER
Bob. Three band letters. Circulation
manager, Abingtonian. Mikado. Chess
club. Color guard in band. Four-year
orchestra member, Dislikes redheads.
Hobby-music. Has travelled widely.
EDNA M. KAPRAL
Kap. Conservative. Reserved. Girls'
Etiquette club. Caravan club. Likes
music and football. Dislikes cabbage,
smoking. Hobbies--stamp collecting,
foreign correspondence. Ambition--to
JAMES J. KENNY
Grampr. Conservative. Campus club
president. Vocational club vice-presi-
dent. Likes golf, holidays. Dislikes
homework, book reports. Ambition-
ELIZABETH A. KIRBY
Kirlv. Amusing. Lively. Abingtonian.
A Cappella choir. Elizabethan Singers.
Secretary, Debating club. Modern
dance enthusiast. Hobby-horseback
riding. Future fashion designer.
MELVIN M. KN OUSE
Lefty. Reserved. Blusher. Came to
Abington from Foster Township high.
Jobffinding club. Likes gym. Dislikes
homework. Stamp collector. Ambition
-to play a musical instrument.
L. CARLTON KROUT
Carl. Basketball letter. Etiquette, Auto
clubs. Likes driving. Dislikes spinach.
Wants to be an automobile salesman.
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DAVID C. KRUEGER
Fritz.. Jovial. Student Council. Tennis
manager. Soccer team. Alzinglonian.
Junior Fourth Estate. Rifle club. Likes
girls and hunting, but dislikes chemis-
try equations. Ambition-forester.
Quiet. Glee club. Visiting club. A
Cappella choir. Operetta. Likes foot-
ball. Dislikes raisins. A future stenog-
Mu. Optimistic. Letter for swim-
ming. Glee club. Etiquette club presi-
dent. Likes to have good time. YEAR-
Book. Dislikes algebra. Hobbies-
Gaby. Talkative. Ysmuaoox. Read-
ing, Commercial, Etiquette, Caravan,
Glee clubs. Likes good novels, swing
music. Collects stamps.
EDNA C. MAC ARTHUR
Mac. Quiet. Helpful. Etiquette and
Glee clubs. Caravan club president,
program chairman. Likes dogs, foot-
ball, music. Wants to be a musician
FLORENCE M. KULP
Kulpie-Glow. Commercial, Etiquette,
Caravan, Job-finding clubs. Likes ice
cream, swimming, sleeping. Dislikes
scullions, early bus. Hobbies--stamp
collecting, crocheting. Ambition-
G. HOWARD LAVERELL
Shorty. Soccer player. Humorist.
Science club broadcast. Junior Fourth
Estate. ORACLE. Airplane, Auto
clubs. Likes Chevrolets. Dislikes red
heads, Fords, sauer kraut. Ambition-
successful journalist and reporter.
Pat. Cheerful. Good sport. Student
Council. Hockey, swimming teams.
Glee club. Likes sports, music. Dis-
likes poor sports. Hi-Y. Ambition-
to become an actress. Senior play.
Christmas play. Commencement
KARL R. LINKE
Linkey. Quiet. Unassuming. From
Hatboro. jay-Vee basketball. Varsity
soccer. Band, four years. Orchestra.
Likes military life and powerful
DOROTHY E. MacCLASKEY
Dot. Friendly. Understanding. Glee
club. Caravan club president. Enjoys
ice skating and collecting post cards.
Wants to be buyer.
SALLY WILLIAMS MARKS
Sally. Congenial. Student Council.
Etiquette club. Abingtonian stall.
Caravan club vice-president. Reading,
Glee clubs. Wants to be reporter.
Two years, Rockville Centre, N. Y.
Basketball captain. Tennis manager.
Abingtonian. YEARBOOK. Dramatic
club. Likes sports. Ambition--jour
MARY C. MIGNOGNA
Abinglonian typist. Caravan, Eti-
quette, Job-finding clubs. Likes sew-
ing, dancing. Dislikes conceited
people. Hobby--sewing. Ambition-
GEORGIN E MUELLER
George. Happy-go-lucky. Honor Roll,
four years. A.P.S.L. award recip-
ient. Delights in music, badminton.
Abhors hockey, history, mushrooms.
Latin club, four years. Brilliant. Com-
ALIDA G. NEIS
Trude. Amiable. Style, Reading
clubs. Orchestra, two years. Intelli-
gent. Enjoys sodas, art, music. Col'
lects stamps. Likes to travel. Future
bookkeeper or musician.
7-10-Zamsky's cameras snap class pictures
Ieanie. From Phoenixville high in
junior year. Etiquette, Modern Dance
clubs. Likes poetry. Dislikes con-
ceited people. Future stenographer.
ROYER F. McGLADE
Boots. Minstrel show. Four years'
Chess club. Snare drum, cymbals, bass
drum in band. Violin cello in orches-
tra. Glee club. Ambition-to be a
HAROLD B. MILLER
Butch. Two years at Springfield high
school. Band letter. Pianist for or-
chestra. Saxophone in band. Glee
club. Ambition-music instructor.
ROBERT H. NEIMAN
Bob. Likeable. Keen sense of humor.
Student Council. Spelling bee. Soccer.
Camera, Railroads, Etiquette clubs.
Dislikes getting up early and opera-
M. EVELYN NESBITT
Nessie. Reserved. Happy. Etiquette
club, three years. Enjoys popular
music, typing. Dislikes books, hats,
shoes. Souvenir collector. Future
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ROWLAND M. NEWCOMB
Nnfk. Quiet. Modest. Wrestling
squad, two years. Trombone in band.
Orchestra, two years. Likes machine
shop. Dislikes English. Wants to be
a marine engineer.
HELEN E. PARK
Parkie. Serene. Quiet. Happy. Read-
ing club, three years. Math club secre-
tary. Likes skating, dancing. Pros-
Ken. Industrious. Spelling bee Hnals.
Likes machine work, flowers. Enjoys
helping others. Dislikes jitterbugs,
swing. Serious. Hopes to become
business executive. Good-natured.
WILLIAM H. PENDLETON
Bill. Friendly. Happy-go-lucky. Min-
strel show. Automobile club. Broad-
casts. Likes sports and automobiles.
Dislikes fishing and soccer. Ambition
-to be druggist.
DORIS M. PFEIL
Piff. Gay. Friendly. Spelling bee. Car-
avan club. Likes eating, roller skating.
Dislikes pea soup, conceited people.
Hobby-roller skating. Ambition -
MARY E. NORDON
Quiet. Caravan, Visiting clubs. Likes
dramatics and dancing. Dislikes home-
work and rainy days. Future stenog-
Bulu. Vivacious. Sweet. Student Coun-
cil, freshman year. Reading club, three
years. Returned from Long Island,
sophomore year. Likes dancing, eating.
Would-be dental hygienist.
PENELOPE G. PEIRCE
Penny. Three years' Abingtonian.
Varsity tennis. Girls' Hi-Y. Theatre
club secretary. Swimming letter. Coin
collector. Dramatic club. Sports en-
SAM PEN ECALE
Satchel. Quiet. Friendly. Student
Council, freshman year. Basketball.
Golf letter. Auto club vice-president.
Likes golf and big league baseball.
Dislikes homework and books. Future
Bill. Athletic. Dependable. Good pal.
Hockey team captain. Two hockey
letters. Hi-Y. Swimming team. Senior
class A. A. representative. A. A.
Minstrel. Likes chocolate ice-cream.
Stamp collecting. Ambition-nurse.
April 5,6--Class thespians present 'Three-Cornered Moon'
PAULINE E. PILEGGI
Polly. Calm. Industrious. A. A. Min-
strel. Etiquette club treasurer. Likes
dancing, acrobatics. Dislikes hats.
Hobby-collecting souvenirs, Ambi-
tion--professional acrobatic dancer.
GEORGE A. PLETCHER
liars Horn. Quiet. Friendly. Band, A.
A. Minstrel, two years. Job-finding
club secretary. Likes music, bike rid-
ing. Stamp collector. Ambition--
THOMAS JOHN PR ITTIE
Trm. Mischievous. Member of Stamp,
Rifle, and Forum clubs. Likes travel.
Dislikes swing. HobbyAstamp collect-
Burt. Good-natured. Lilceable. Former
Olney high pupil. lalantlvc. Camera,
Boys' Glee, Rifle, Art clubs. Hobby-
photography. Ambition - commercial
LEON W. REILLY
Bud. Noisy. Likeable. Broadcasts.
Band letters. Orchestra. Likes vaca-
tion. Dislikes homework. Award in
mechanical drawing. Makes model
ships and planes. Stars on saxophone.
ALBERT P. PLAY FORD
Farmer. Baseball letters. Likes trap-
ping, hunting. Dislikes jitterbugs.
Collects sports records as hobby. Am-
bition-to be a professional baseball
M. SHIRLEY PORTER
Peaches. Good-natured. Talkative.
Student Council, freshman and senior
years. A. A. Minstrel. Likes Chel-
tonians and lolly-pops. Dislikes con-
ceited boys. Hobby'-monologues. Am-
bition-radio actress. Three- Cornererl
GEORGE K. PROVO
Vlfolf. Likeable. Student Council, four
years, Soccer letterman. Wrestling,
Rifle, Etiquette clubs. Likes hunting,
vacation. Ambition'-to see the world,
get some money.
Boa. Conservative Good-natured.
Student Council. Honor Roll. Math
club secretary. Likes ice skating, motor-
cycling. Dislikes movies. Ambition-
NANCY M. RENNINGER
Ren. Effervescent. Funeloving. F. E.
Student Council. Advertising staff,
Abiizgtoniau. Girls' Hi-Y. Minstrel
Show. Dance club president. Girls'
Glee club. Likes dancing. Ambitious
to be F. B. I. stenographer. Senior
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DIED APRIL 30, 1940
Pope. Tracli. Cross-country. Glee club. .Xttendancc
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May-Seniors display wide 'variety of projects
FRANK RESTALL, JR.
Rusty. Student Council. Cross-coun-
try, football, soccer. Four years' per-
fect attendance award. Camp Cooking,
Printing, Etiquette clubs. Trap drum-
rriir. Interested in chemistry. Depend-
Em. Peppy. Loquacious. Glee, Craft
clubs. A Cappella choir. Likes ice-
skating, skiing. Hobby-art, collect-
ing four-leafed Clovers. Ambitious to
RUTH E. RUMMEL
Ruthie. Placid. Friendly. Student
Council, three years. Honor Roll.
Archery. Basketball manager. Mikado.
Iolantbe. Latin, Caravan, Rifle, and
Dance clubs. Glee club. A Cappella
choir. Elizabethan Singers.
Bud. Three years Lansdale high
school. Football, track at Lansdale.
Science club. Likes girls. Dislikes
carrots. Tennis-hobb . Ambition-
MARIAN M. SCALFARO
Scally. Three years' perfect attendance.
Visiting, Dramatic clubs. Likes read-
ing, dancing. Dislikes potatoes, hats.
Ambition-to be a typist.
MARIE V. RIECO
Merrie. Etiquette, Dramatic, Caravan
clubs. Collects safety pins. Likes
skating and hockey but dislikes
dancing. Hopes to be professional
El. Glee, Etiquette clubs. Iolantbe.
A Cappella choir. Attractive. Neat.
Girls' Fair in Minstrel show. Hopes
to become comptometer operator. V
Ed., Always smiling. Attended North-
east high. Honor Roll. Ticket collector
at football games. Printing club.
Likes to drive. Hobby-stamp collect-
ing. Ambition-to be in the postal
LEONARD G. SAUTTER
Len. Quiet. Soccer letters. Likes vaca-
tion, sports. Dislikes homework, cookie
pushers. Photography, stamps as
hobbies. Ambition-to be an engineer.
MARY HELEN SCANLON
Honor Roll, freshman year. Hi-Y. A
Cappella choir. Elizabethan Singers.
Operettas. Junior Fourth Estate.
Hobbies-riflery, photography. Fu-
ture phonetics expert. Farming on the
May 24-Prom attracts scores from graduating class
Reds. Likes food, Spanish, faithful
friends. Dislikes dancing, gym.
Hobby-scrapbook of New York
World's Fair. Ambition--to be a good
Scqtty. Energetic. Hockey letters.
Swimming. Sophomore homeroom
secretary. History broadcast. Etiquette
club president. Likes candy, hockey.
Dislikes exams, quiet people. Hobby
CARQLYN L. SMITH
Smitty. Good-natured. Capable. Stu-
dent Council, two years. Homeroom
president, secreta ry. A bingtonian.
YEARBQOK. ORACLE. Reading club. A
Cappella choir. Likes travel, sports,
people. Hobby-Riflery. Ambition-
LEONARD B. SMITH
Len. Ambitious. Track and swimming.
Glee club. A Cappella choir. Ex-
cellent musician. Four years' trumpeter
in band and orchestra. Assistant di-
rector of band. Etiquette club. Senior
EDWARD P. SNYDER
Ed. Bashful. Baseball. Abingtonian.
Broadcasts. Printing club vice-presi-
dent. Likes to eat and sleep. Dis-
likes homework. Hobby-stamp and
coin collecting. Ambition-to be busi-
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HUGH B. SCOTT, JR.
Scottie. Student Council, three years.
Football letters. Monograms, basket-
ball, baseball, wrestling. Auto club
president. Likes sports, eating. Am-
bition-to play on college team.
DORIS E. SHRONK
Shronlzie. Reserved. Dependable. Ab-
ingtonian. Yenmsook. ORACLE. Radio
broadcast. Cultural Olympics award
for art. Visiting club vice-president.
Homeroom secretary-treasurer. Hob-
Stenographer. Three-Cornered Moon.
JENN IE SMITH
jean. Good-natured. Quiet. Etiquette,
Art clubs. Likes laughing, dancing.
Dislikes oral English, chewing gum.
Hobbies-sewing, collecting pictures
of dogs and poems. Ambition-dress
RICHARD A. SMITH
Smitty., Small. Mischievous. Football.
Spelling bee. Stamp, Latin, Math
clubs. Likes math, aviation. Hobby-
model airplanes. Ambition-math
teacher, to fly a plane.
MARY JANE SNYDER
jolly. Sweet. A Cappella choir. Oper-
etta. Broadcasts. Glee Club. Likes dill
pickles. Dislikes coconuts. Ambition-
to own a black coupe with red seats.
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MARY ELLEN SPANG
Marylyn. Happy. Quiet. Former West
Philadelphia high student. Craft club.
Caravan club. Likes roller-skating.
Dislikes Monday mornings. Ambitious
to become designer.
PENN F. SPITZER
Intelligent. Interested in science and
chemistry. Science and Camera clubs.
Hobbies - Chemistry, mineralogy.
Fond of eating. Commencement
MARJORIE J. ST EARLY
Marty. Friendly. Willing. Girls' Eti-
quette club. Service club. Likes court-
eous boys. Dislikes early bus. Hobby
-Stamp collecting. Future stenog-
Frannie. Glee, Caravan clubs. De-
lights in walking, swimming, week-
ends, dogs. Dislikes Monday morn-
ing, mustard, tests. Ambition-
G. HELEN SULLINGER
Sully. Etiquette, Caravan clubs. Glee
club, freshman year. Likes roller-skat-
ing, football. Dislikes to lose Thank:-
giving football game.
MARGARET H. SPAYD
Spaydie. Bright. Quiet. Honor Roll.
Spelling bee. Latin club. Likes early
bus, candy. Dislikes parsley. Hobbies
--sewing, reading. Ambitious-to be a
ERNEST D. SPROUSE, JR.
Ernie. Reserved. Friendly. Alto horn
in band and orchestra. Hillbilly band.
Likes hunting, girls, eating. Dislikes
getting up. Future civil engineer.
Stonie. Animated. Talkative. Student
Council. Reading club co-president.
Camp Counselor club secretary. Likes
ping pong, playing piano. Hobbies-
knitting, collecting victrola records.
Kitty. Etiquette, Reading, Travel
clubs. Enjoys reading, chocolate ice-
cream, football. Shuns jitterbugs,
early bus. Ambition-librarian.
LOIS E. E. TAYLOR
Lo. Etiquette, Style, Craft clubs. En-
joys hockey, eating, football. Dis-
likes squash, oral English. Hobbies-
sewing, knitting, reading. Ambition-
secretary. Junior Fourth Estate.
June 4-Merry upperclassmen present hilarious Senior Night
ALICE R. THOMAS
Lover. Fun to know. Cheerful. Var-
sity swimming. Glee club. Camping
Arts club president. Hi-Y. Reading
club. Likes horses, dancing, books.
ROBERT W. TREDINNICK
Bob. Versatile. Popular. Reliable. Class
treasurer. Student Council. Football
letter. Abingtonian editor. YEARBOOK
staff. junior Fourth Estate. Man in
Bowler Hat. Etiquette, Auto, Dram-
matic, Football clubs. Senior play.
WILLIAM F. VOTH
Will. Generous. Speed-minded. Foot-
ball, freshman year. Likes bowling,
dates, printing. Dislikes whiskers,
homework, jitterbugs. Ambition--to
become a good printer.
SYDNEY SMITH WALKER
Syd. Ambitious. A Cappella choir.
Elizabethan Singers. Likes to write.
Exceptional actor. Poet. Lead in Man
in the Bowler Hat and The Artist.
President, senior Dramatic club.
Three-Cornered Moon. Junior Fourth
Glo. Delightful designer. Glee club.
A Cappella choir. The Other Shepherd.
Mikado. Iolanthe. Chairman, Craft
club..Likes art, music, clothes. Dis-
likes Brussel sprouts, arithmetic.
junior Fourth Estate.
ARDEN P. TITLOW
Art. Student Council. Honor Roll.
Junior class secretary. Third place,
commercial arithmetic at Bloomsburg.
Hobbies-airplane modeling, photog-
raphy. Future accountant.
ROBERTA A. TUCKER
Bert. Homeroom president. Reading
club officer. Likes band music and
people. Dislikes cats and homework.
Hobbies-horseback riding and read-
ing. Ambition-to be a secretary.
WILLIAM H. WAGNER
Bill. Student Council president.
Swimming. Likes sailing, moonlight,
summer. Dislikes Democrats. Hob-
bies--fun, girls. Three-Cornered Moon.
ANN B. WALL
Donnie. Reading, Style clubs, Enjoys
week-ends, walking in the rain, eat-
ing. Hates homework. Reading,
drawing-hobbies. Future artist.
LOUISE M. WELSH
Wesie. Conscientious. Quiet. Student
Council. Honor Roll. Glee club. Likes
kittens, football games. Dislikes con-
ceited boys, breakfast cereal. Wants
to be a secretary. Commencement
June 7-Ambitious alumni leave portals of Abington High
Bud. Golf. Printing club treasurer.
Auto club. Likes music, eats, driving
cars. Dislikes swing music, home-
work. Scrapbook on sports-hobby.
NATALIE J. WILLIAMS
Nats. Dramatic and Glee clubs. A
Cappella choir. Elizabethan Singers.
Likes music, German, singing. Dis-
likes homework. Collects menus.
Wants to be a psychiatrist.
NANCY E. WILSON
Hazle. Etiquette club, four years.
Likes skating, dancing, swing music.
Dislikes gossiping girls, bashful boys.
Caring for plants, scrapbooks-
hobbies. Future cosmetologist.
ROBERT M. YOUNG
Doc. Unassuming. Vice-president,
senior class. Vice-president, Science
club. Rifle, Airplane clubs. Likes
sailing, Fords. Dislikes Chevrolets.
Makes gas model planes. Wants to
be a decorator.
Bea. Engaging personality. Student
Council, freshman year. Swimming
manager. Latin, Etiquette, Dramatic,
Glee clubs. Likes to have friends. Dis-
likes bugs. Wants to be interior dec-
orator. Commencement speaker.
KATHARINE G. WIEDER
Kitty. Student Council. Honor Roll.
Band. Orchestra. Glee club. A Cap-
pella choir. Hi-Y. Oboe player. Likes
music and science. Dislikes social
studies. Commencement speaker.
HELEN LOUIS E. WILSON
Willie. Quiet red-head. lolantbe.
Patience. Dance club secretary. Glee
club. Elizabethan Singers. A Cap-
pella choir. Likes flowers and good
music. Wants to be a successful sec-
retary and singer.
DAVID A. WOOD
Ace. Always on the go. Student
Council. Civic Attitude awards.
Honor Roll, freshman year. Football
varsity. Alzingtanian. Junior Fourth
Estate. Senior class secretary. Varsity
baseball. Consul Latin club. Three-
Cornered Moon. Yisansoox.
ROY T. ZACKEY
Zack. Conscientious. Enjoys life.
Senior class president. President,
Rifle and Mathematics clubs. Etiquette
club. Received Harvard Club award.
Ambition-mechanical engineer. Twice
runner-up in state wrestling champ-
ionship. Wrestling captain.
Bill. Mischievous. Vice-president of
Radio club. Camera club. Likes eat-
ing, sleeping. Dislikes winter, teachers.
Photography and radio, his hobbies.
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Together the junior classes sponsored and made a success of one of the best
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the dance committees worked efhciently. Huge Winter sports figures in black and
white, made by the art department. lined the walls of the Highland school while black
and white clusters ot balloons hung about the room. The class quartet of boys
furnished entertainment during the intermission.
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With the inauguration of the cooperative vocational courses in 1921 under the guid-
ance of William McKay as instructor, the industrial course at Abington had its beginning.
VVhen Russell G. Greenly came to Abington in September, I922, he ably continued the
work of his predecessor until the course was discontinued.
Based on the theory that the boys needed actual experience in shops, the course
allowed for the alternation of two weeks of classes and two weeks of industry in the
community. Two boys would share the same job, while one worked, the other studied.
When the boys were in school, they studied woodwork and drafting, together with
vocational English, science, and mathematics related to shop work. However, the
scarcity of jobs necessitated the discontinuance of the course as a cooperative program
From that time until the fall of 1939, the vocational course was among the missing
here at Abington. Substituted in its place was the industrial arts course. Classroom sub-
iects were not related to the work in the shops, and boys could elect shop periods for
This year saw the establishment of a real vocational course with the boys working in
the newly constructed, modern shop. With adequate equipment in all of the departments,
students who do not continue with higher education are learning to fill positions by pre-
paring in the automobile, ma:hine, woodwork, electrical, and printing shops. Boys tak-
ing the vocational course spend the three morning periods studying practical English,
related mathematics, and related science, and the three afternoon periods in the shops.
Other non-vocational boys may take shop work as an elective in the morning periods.
In charge of the classes in industrial training are: Frank McClean, automobile shop,
Ralph Wright, mechanical drawing: E. U. Wortman, printingg Howard Neuber, electrical
shopg David Clark, machine shop, and Robert I. Rapp, woodworking. These men,
qualified both through technical training and practical experience, have expressed their
pleasure and satisfaction over the large number of boys electing the difTerent shop courses.
In their pursuit of this course, the boys are preparing for a specific job after high
school, Mr. Wright states. While some specialize in one trade, others benefit by the
whole general course.
A pioneer in modern education, Abington has taken a big step in preparing its youth
to meet the present day need for practical vocational training.
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Printcr's zliclcs Making the wheels go 'round
Engineers' hideout No k'Typc-lice here!
Vi JCATIONALS IN ACTION
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CLASSES AT WORK
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STUIIE T CIIUNC L
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lfndcr thc cgipgililc dircction ol' lf. .X. l.issl'cll, ilic Studcnt Council has continued
its guid.incc :ind liclp toward grczitcr studcnt imrticipzttion in school activities.
'llhc iiouncilis higcst proicct this yciir has hccn thc sponsoring ol' Vociitionztl
iincc nit-clings. whcrcin tlit- studcnts lciirncd through conlicrcncc with outsiders
.ihout tlicii- choscn occnpzitions.
.Xlong with thc prcscntiition ol' Civic .Xttitudc nwtmls to those studcnts chosen :is
lmcst .tll-munil citizcns hy thc-ir cliissiniitcs, thc Council imtnagcd thc annual Hidden
'l'tilcnt sliow, prcscnicd on Coininunity Night. Inclndcd among the other Lictivitics
ol' tlit- hotly iirc ottrolling thc lunch lines, supervising curly morning study hull.
rootn duty. Lind czirc ol thc cilnipus.
llcsiilcs thc niiitincc diinccs cnioycd this past semester, thc rcprcscntiitivcs will
sponsor ai lirst ginnn.il Cct-Togctlicr hop thc third wcck in September.
XVITI-I A SMILE
GIRL 9 III-
The Girls' Hi-Y, under the guidance of Miss Lillian I. Reichard, is composed ol a
froui of irls who re Hresent the hi fhest in coo aeration, citizenshiv, and character.
is A 1 g b . I H s U in 1 U I A
Directed by the H1-Y oflicers-Marion Bright and Alice 'I homas, president, Gloria Ruber
and Winifred Gill, vice-president, Laura Moore and Katherine Wieder, secretary,
Virrinia Morris and Mar Helen Scanlon treasurer' Alice Chamberlin and Helen C r,
F- Y v v Y
program chairman, Gail Maurer and Mary Alice Wunderle, service chairman, Lois Lutz
and Edith Chubb, refreshment chairman-the organization has unselhshly given its
services to better the school.
The girls welcome visitors at the service desk, take charge of the rest room. and keep
order in the locker room. Ushering at school entertainments is another function of the
Girl's Hi-Y. At a tea given for parents and friends, this group welcomed as new members
Mary Louise Abel. Iane Armstrong, Virginia Chatterton, Barbara Djorup, lean Kistler,
Kathryn Phy, Marjorie Postle, Adele Ritchie, Nancy Roberts, Ruth Rummcl, Frances
Smith, Mary Iane Snyder, Ruth Swartley, and Louise Welsh. Other members are Patsy
Leonhard, Penelope Peirce, and Nancy Renninger.
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til ni int'nilu'rs its tlu' iiitisiuigiiis inzircluml on tlu' lu'ltl 'it tlu' lmitlvill gzinics last lkill.
I'u-twiliiig tlu' gqinuw. tlu' lniiul iiruiisctl cntliusizism at ilu' scluinl pup nicctings.
lli.1t .Xliingluii s lmiul was tlu only sulitirlizin oiu' ol Ilu' tlircc invitctl to pl'tx' 'tt tlu'
Xlcult Rt-pnliliuzin lfuiiiciitioii git 'llcinplt' ingitlt' cvcry .Xliingtnii SlllLlL'llI it-cl lioiuirctl.
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.intl l.lNI liiiu' tmilt iirst prim' git ilu- liirt'nu'n's coiivciitioii in Nlonrcslmvii. New lcrscy.
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llu- tlnrtx' lciiir nu'inlu'rs ol tlu' urt'lu'strii tm: lt-tl luv lcnnirtl It Slllllll xnul gissistginl
miiilticliir' llciyvr Nlt-filiulc. lirst violin. Senior plays, clitss niglits. coinnu'nct'nu'ntx,
utilti plus incl niinstrtl slums irc :iinolilg tlu' sclumnl luiu'lumns tit wlncli tlu' orcluwttxt
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plays, luwitlcs tlu' rugtilzir wet-kly xixscinlilics. Tun violins, four truinpcts, two nlmcs.
mu- lnm, mu' lviias xiolin. two luirns, two snxuplioiics, thrcc pcrcussion instrtinu'nts, six
t'l4irnu'Ix. giiul llirct' pianists ingikc
up ilu' orclics
All Ye Faithful
A CAPELLA Clllllll
Chosen from the music classes, a group of 85 voices form the A Cappella choir.
which sings as a vested glee club. Under the direction of Carroll O'Brien, the choir
sang over station WFIL in a special program and at the Strawhridge and Clothier store.
At Christmas time, the group made a most attractive appearance as they carolled through
the halls of the high school building, robed in their maroon and white vestments. The
procession and carols of the choir always form an impressive feature of the Christmas
P. T. A. meeting.
The original Elizabethan Singers assembled about a table and sang 11 cappella.
The group at Abington which carries this name is composed of those students who have
been chosen as the best singers in all the music classes. Contrary to the old custom,
Abington's Elizabethan Singers group themselves about 11 piano, instead of a table,
presenting a rather informal gathering intended to promote a friendly spirit. During
the Christmas season, this group of eighteen singers presented a program of carols at
Strawbridge and Clothier's Ienkintown store.
Pttlwlisltctl tltrcc tttttcs tttotttltly lty a sttttlcttt stall, tltc .lfillllglflllltlll pruscttts a pans
t tttta ol' scltool lilt- aml ttrtivitics Iltrottglt ttcws, sports, ctlttorials, itttcrvicws, cartoons,
'cial uolttlttlts, aml cxcltattgcs. Xliss llorotlty Catltcll aml Miss Katltarim' Xlillcr,
lttttltx' sponsors, sttpcrvisc tltt' worlt ol' tht- stall wltilc l.attra Moore, Nlartott llrigltt.
l' tlplt Citlslms, .tml Rolturt Trt-tlittttick scrvccl as ctlitors alttring togo-to.to.
ltt tltt- l,t'ltttsylx'ttttitt Srltolasltt' l'rcss ,Xssoctattott cotttust, tltc ,IIPI-llgflllllltlll plztcctl
oml tvitlt at total ol So points. Tltc Colttmlwia St-ltool Prcss .-Xssociatiott also ztwarclctl
tltv lntpt-1' a scfoml placc wltctt rcsttlts ol tht- llLlll0I1lll colttcst wcrc attttottttcctl at tltt'
tttttttal t'tlIlX't'llllOI1 itt New York in Marclt.
ID, lf. lirttt-gt-r aml Miss .Xlit-Q I . W'cat'cr ol' tltc cottttttcrcial tlcpgtrttttvttt dirt-ct tltc
ttorli ol Iltt' .lllYCl'lIhlllgill1ll ctrrttlatttott stalls.
The ORACLE, the literary magazine of Abington High School, is published twice a
year as an outlet for the creative writing and artistic talents of the students. Aided by the
English and Art departments, whose classes prepare the material, the editorial board
selects and organizes the most appropriate contributions for each isue. This year the
staff chose The American Way as the theme for the December issue and Romance
Travel, and Adventure for the spring issue. These two numvbers revealed the literary
and artistic abilities of the students in the form of essays, short-stories, editorials, features.
poetry, cartoons, and illustrations.
This year Abington can be truly proud of its literary magazine, which won First
place in both the P. S. P. A. and C. S. P. A. contests and also was awarded All-Columbian
honors for its editorials. Ieanne Cassady was editor-in-chief..
The stall was guided by Miss Dorothy Cathell, sponsor, Miss Helen M. Clark,
assistant, Mrs. Kathryn P. Walker. art: Miss Edith M. Milne, who substituted for Mrs.
VValker during the second semester: and I. S. Furniss, subscriptions and circulation.
UN l0Il F0 BTH ESTATE
For eleven years, the Iunior
Fourth lfstate has been the publi-
cations honor society at Abington:
for seven, the oflicial publicity
group. Hard workers of the jour-
nalism class, ot' the stalls of the
school newspaper, magazine. and
Yearbook, and others interested
mal-ze up the membership of this
organization. liach group trains its
The junior Fourth listate, un-
censored, collects news and publi-
cises all school and P. T. A. events
in the township communities and
in the local papers by poster, tele-
phone, news story, personal inter-
view, and securing of reporters. Its
members telephone all sports, im-
portant events, and commencement
news to the city papers.
This society, founder by Miss
Gertrude L. Turner as an experi-
mental group of the columbia
Scholastic Press Association, assum-
ed its puliciy duties at the request
of Harry Rossiter, at that time
president of the A. H. S. Parent-
Teacher Association, and I. C.
Weirick, Abington superintendent
of schools, then principal of the high
school. It has been strengthened and
given new duties by Principal E. B.
Ciernert. I. F. li. graduates have
edited publications at Temple,
Beaver, Penn State, Lehigh, Cedar
Crest, and Rennselaer, and have
worked on local and city news-
papers and for the United Press.
T'I'f7I-,t'f5I Philip Renninger. Doris Slirunk,
Ruth Iireatly, Charles Paul.
,rldzfwtixing Mzzmzgcrz Betty Bryner.
Cl.l'l'll!LIf1-0711 Roherta Tucker. Helen Iett.
.lrfz lane Armstrong. Ieanne Doane. Hart Hollingsworth.
Penelope Peirce, Emily Roherts, Gloria NVall.
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Iinirn M. XIILNE I
As a means of insuring the participation of every student in some Field of
benehcial extra-curricular activity, the present club system of bi-monthly
meetings was directed at Abington this year under the faculty chairmanship
of I. Shaylor Woodruff and his assistant, Miss Lilian I. Reichard.
The 43 clubs now functioning may be separated into three distinct divi-
sions. First come the clubs closely allied with subjects, such as French, Latin,
mathematics, and German clubs. Since hobbies play an important role in
most students' lives, each year naturally develops the need of more hobby
clubs so that these are more numerous than any other type. This group in-
cludes the Camera, Caravan, Theatre, Radio, and Modern Dance clubs.
The third group of clubs provides recreation along with beneficial know-
ledge. These very popular clubs include the Chess, Reading, Writers, and
Nature clubs together with such sports groups as the Football and Golf clubs.
A progressive plan has been devised whereby the clubs meet alternately
twice a month. While underclassmen are enjoying their assembly period,
the upperclassmen have club period and -vice versa. This plan allows all clubs
to have their meetings during the same week, besides utilizing the free
assembly time to a decided advantage.
Through their participation in clubs, pupils have the opportunity to ex-
change ideas with others interested in the same fields and to arouse otherwise
dormant interests. Through correspondence, students gain a broader know-
ledge of foreign customs and schools. Outside speakers lend variety to the
meetings and at the same time encourage students to take an active part in
A club period is an hour Well spent!
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The Parent-Teacher Association of Abington High School carried on its
1939-1940 activities under the following ollicers: I. N. Hunsberger, Ir., presi-
dent, Shelden W. Hughes, vice-president, Elmer A. Lissfelt, recording secre-
tary, Edward G. Zepp, treasurer, Mrs. Grant Swartley, corresponding secre-
tary, and Miss Gertrude L. Turner, historian.
As guest speakers at the monthly meetings, members heard Superintend-
ent Ioseph C. Weirick, Rusty Callow, the Penn crew coach, Professor Arthur
Cleveland of Temple University, Reverend lack Hart, Dr. Samuel Grafflin,
and Ioseph C. Green of the Pennsylvania Department of State. Highlights
of the year's program were the Christmas play given by the music classes in
December, a spelling bee and 'klnformation Please quiz between the ladies
and the gentlemen of the Association in Ianuary, the student forum discussion
on What the High School Student Expects from His High School Training
in March, and the Community Night program in May.
Again the P. T. A. scrapbook, edited by Miss Gertrude L. Turner, won
a first prize in the county contest. As usual, in order to raise funds for the
P. T. A. scholarship, the organization gave a sauer kraut supper in November
and a card party in March. Funds raised at these two affairs helped defray
the expenses of the annual Athletic Banquet, staged this year at Casa Conti,
for all the school athletes, and provide a S200 scholarship.
With a P. T. A. membership of five hundred eighty-nine, Abington High
School can be truly proud of this helpful group and very grateful for the
P. T. A.'s interest and assistance in school activities.
TIIBGUGH 'nm mwfs Womi
Decided to get up early this mor11ing just to have a little time to spare.
Spent too much time reading the paper, so I'll just have a cup of coffee for
a.m. Changed my mind, Figuring I need the sleep.
a.m. Up again, but this time to stay. Mother knows best.
a.m. Phew, what hot coffee! Off to school in Bill's car.
M a.m. Here I am already. CIt's only about a mile from home to schoolj
period: Machine shop. There's Howard still making his V-block. My tack
hammer is coming fine, with reservations.
Second period: English. Cassin CE.insteinj Craig stumps the class with his question:
Who is a whom, and why?
Third period: Study. This is an excellent opportunity to read some more of Meg0w's
Fourth period: P.O.D. Mr. Smiley just slipped me a dot, and it might just as well
have been a knock-out drop. Who was Aristotle's kid brother? On the other
hand, who was Aristotle?
Lunch period: If I get the guy who put water on my chair, I'll slug him one-if he's
smaller than I am.
Fifth period: Chemistry. This is no place for me. .
Sixth period: Gym. Played soccer on the baseball field and almost broke my ankle
doing it. Why doesn't somebody pump up that ball? Who told coach
we can get dressed in five minutes? In my present condition, I wonder what
I should do if we have a HIC drill?
Homeroom: Everybody jumps up when that First bell rings, but we've got to learn to
wait for the second one. A minute is much longer than I ever imagined.
Seventh period: Yeah, seventh period! Mr. Swartz caught me reading that Megow's
4:00 p.m. Ah! A chance to go home at last!
4:15 p.m. At mother's suggestion, I decide to mow the lawn, making a mental note
to make the lawn of my house out of cement, which requires a minimum
of cutting and raking.
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A PAIR OF SIXESU-Edward Peple
T. Boggs Iolms ,...... ...,..,. ,.....A, . , P. T. GAN11'
George B. Nettleton ,,.... .- .,......,,. Joi-IN S. FURNISS
Krome ...,..v...AA..,...vY..,.,....,.AA ......... D Avm E. KRUEGBR
Miss Sally Parker ,,.A....,vv...,,v..A ..,,........,. P AULINB E. NUNN
N Thomas I. Vanderbolt ....,...... ....,...... E DWARD R. Ssurzsn
FACULTY Tony Toler ......, .. ,,........., ,.vv,.... C HARLES C. ROBERTS
Mr. Applegate ..............., L .,....... GEORGE S. Gsssruan
Office Clerk ..,.............,... ........... E MELUS G. WORTMAN
Shipping Clerk ...,.........,..... ........ G Bones P. BURLINGTON
Mrs. George B. Nettletan ..... ..,...... - ...GLADYS T. JANTON
Miss Florence Cole. .......... ...... - .KATHRYN P. WALIQBR
Coddles ....,....................... . ........,. . .........,....... ,.,. ................... H E LEN M. CLARK
T. Boggs Iohns and George B. Nettleton, partners in the Eureka Digestive Pill Com-
pany, found that they couldn't agree as to who would dictate letters to the secretary or
which was more important, the pill or the sugar coating. The two gentlemen concerned
decided to play a hand of poker-the winner to take complete charge of the business for
one year and the loser to act as butler to the winner. When Nettleton won by drawing
a pair of sixes, he discovered that his butler hindered more than he helped in the hliarious
comedy that followed.
H320 COLLEGE AVENUE --Eberhard!
Friday Cast Saturday Cast
MARION BRIGHT ...,...... ........,. I uditb Wayne ...... .......,... . NANCY HARE
GRAHAM FLING ....r..,. ,.,,....., V al ,,,,,...... .ee.,... G RAI-IAM FLING
SAM STERN ,............, ..,., N ...Russell ,,.,,.....,. .- ............ SAM STBRN
VIRGINIA MORRIS ....,.., .......... R ita Day. ,,.......,,,, . ......, DOROTHY TAYLOR
AANUARY MAUDE DANTZER ..., ......,.,, D areen Divine ..,.,.. ,......... G An. MAURBR
I I O WILLIAM Guan ...,..,, ..,....... B illy Grady .....,,..I ..,........... W ILLIAM Ginn
94 LAURA Moons ........... ...., - ...Nydia Noyes ..... ................,..... RUTH BORTHWICK
LEONARD CLARK .,.,,,., .............. C y ....e,..,.,....,..,.....,... ,..,................,...... H QWARD HUDsoN
BLAINE FIznnzLLL..--.-. -..Lee Macon ......... L-- ....... - .... .. ..... -..-.BLAINB FBRRBLL
Gsoncs TAYLOR ,..,I ,. ......,.,. Professor Slopes ,..,.. ........ ..,...... G Is ORGE TAYLOR
JANE GILBERT ...e..,.... ......,... M iss Olivia D. Ool. ......... - ....... THBLMA BLA11'
DENIS REILLY .............. ............., T be Chief of Police ..... ....... ....... D E Nts RBILLY
Presenting 320 College Avenue, a swiftly moving collegg murder mystery with a
sority house as the locale, the Ianuary class proved their acting ability to two crowded
audiences. When suddenly your partner falls dead on the floor in the midst of a gay
sorority dance, it's a serious matter. The very annoying and very annoyed Irish detective
couldn't solve the mystery, but the president of the sorority eventually discovers the crim-
inal. Suddenly the lights go out, the murder attempts escape--then the surprise ending.
THREE-CORNERED MOON -Tonkonogy
Friday Cast Saturday Cast
DAVID Woou ........I Kenneth Rimplegare.. .... - ........ LsoNARD SMITH
Ronan-r CROMPTONL.- .... ...I., . .Douglas Rimplegaru.. ......... WILLIAM WAGNBR
SHIRLEY PORTER ..... ...t..,,... ..,,,,,,, M r s. Rimplegar ...., ,, WHELBN GBLLBR1'
IUNE BERNICE DELAPLAIN Ie...,,,., .,......., I enny, the maid ..., .......... Dems SI-mom:
1940 Romain- CAPLE ..e.....t,,.I.. ......... E d Rimplegar ........... ....... D AVID KRUBGBR
PATSY LEONHARD ........,,.. ..,....... E lizabeth Rimplegaru.. .......... JEANNB CASSADY
RICHARD Hanes-r eI.... - ........ ......,. D onald ,.................,,. ......... S YDNBY WALKER
Rosen TREDINNICK ..tt..,....,,.,,.,..,,, Dr. Allan Stevens ............ .....ROBERT Hass:
ELIZABETH HERMANSQN .............I.. Kitty ..... .....- ...,......... ......... . ..... NANCY RENMNGBR
Attempting to surpass this, the Iune class gave a merry comedy, Three-Cornered Moon,
about a slightly cockeyed family, the Rimplegars. With too much money and tool little
to do, mother, brothers, and sister break the monotony by mysterious trips and contempla-
tion of suicide. But Mrs. Rimplegar has been playing the stock market on the margin,
and the family fortunes are lost. Placed on their mettle, the household really go to work
and make something of themselves.
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The Ofliccr explains Standing for hcr rights
Iiihitzcr Hesse Who done it?
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For the first time in years, the football team
got off to a poor start by losing I3-O to the Forders.
who later took the championship. Among the
many inexperienced underclassmen who played well
was Tom Hyndman.
The following week the boys, although vastly
improved, lost to a strong Chester team I9-6 in a
game featuring a brilliant 70-yard touchdown iaunt
by Abington's Sonny Washington. The first
home game was lost to Lower Merion in a battle
which exhibited fine defensive work by lack Boeve
and Ed Wineburg, linemen. A fast Upper Darby
team gave the Abington gridders, who played their
poorest game of the season, their fourth trouncing.
Win number one came when the Ghosts downed
Coatesville 18- the entire team showinv s iirit
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plus. The following week, in a non-league battle.
the Ghosts rolled over Friends Central 51-0-a
iield day for Abington backs with Whittingham
leading the parade.
Valley Forge managed to gain a I5-I3 tie by a
last-minute touchdown in spite of the inspired
playing of the Ghosts.
Most brilliant of defensive games was the Rad-
nor tilt, when the Ghosts stood in the shadow of
their own goal posts again and again and held. A
last-minute touchdown via a pass gave Radnor a
It was generally conceded that Cheltenham
would win the Turkey Tilt, but Abington vowed
that the Panthers would have to fight every inch
of the wayg and, though the final score was I8-6,
Abington put up a splendid fight and actually out-
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X 5 y HOCKEY
. 5 A D. Potts
i ' E. Chubb
R. Hermanns, Manager
G. E. HERZOGQ, Coach
HELEN M. CLARK, Asft.
. T. GANTT, Coach
J. C. TRAINOR, Ars't.
With fair weather for only one game, the girls' hockey team battled its way to
five wins and three ties, its single defeat coming at the hands of a hard-hitting Spring-
field eleven. Led by Captain Catherine Phy, the stick-wielders gained a moral victory
when they deadlocked the highly-rated Cheltenham hockeyists 1-I.
Doris Pfoertsch, tricky center forward, captained the Northeast Suburban varsity
while four other Abington co-eds gained berths on the second team.
Abington's soccermen started their 1939 season well, tying Whitpain, defeating
Haverford, and then blanking Hatfield. However, these were the only victories the
team won except its 2-I upset of a powerful alumni squad. The Ghosts were defeated
twice by Lower Merion, Upper Darby, and Berwyn, and once by Hill School, Whitpain,
Lettermen included Robert Cochran, Walter Quay, Leonard Sautter, Graham Fling,
David Calderwood, Harry Kelly, Russell Keyes, Ralph Chubb, Alfred Holmes, George
Provo, David Krueger, and Fred Cunningham.
jane McCahill, captain
Four wins, four losses, and one tie is the record the girls' basketball team made this
year. The sextet nosed out Lower Merion, 26-24, Clney, 25-13, Upper Moreland, 31-18g
and Conshohocken, 31-18. The Maroons and Ambler fought to a 34-34 tie. The Abing-
ton team bowed to Norristown, 30-73 Upper Merion, 34-30g Lansdale, 27-26, and Spring-
The varsity, coached by Miss Sarah Loudon, consisted of: guards, Edith Chubb.
Eleanor Nehlig, and Doris Pfoertsch, and forwards, Grace Ienkins, lane Scott and
lane McCahill, captain.
Although the record uf the boys' basketball team, one win out of thirteen, is a sad
story for Abington sportslovers, here, at least, was a team which never quit even though
hopelessly behind. Ienkintown was the one team defeated.
Augustine Penecale holds the scoring honors of the squad by compiling a total of 172
points for the season. 'Wisty' was closely followed by Iohn Sawchuck, Bill Gibb, and
Tom Hyndman, who gained 42, 41 and 40 points respectively. Other regular members
of the team were Clark Cutting, Ioe Gregor, and Walter Quay. Coach George F. Erb
was assisted by Robert I. Rapp. . .
The girls' swimming team, coached hy Miss Helen M. Clark and captained by
Miriam Iingard. ao, finished fourth in the league, winning its meets with Coatesville
and Haverford, losing to Lower Merion, Upper Darby, and Norristown, and also losing
two outside meets to George School and Ocean City, a newcomer on the schedule. In
suite of this fact, the Jros Bccts for I I look ver hrifht as the so homores show much
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promise and have already proved a lug asset. Jeanne Habhegger, sophomore, was high
scorer for the season.
Althoufh the virls did not make an im vressive record, actual statistics show that
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they were outscored hy only three points.
Coach Iohn F. Trainor's proteges won four of their seven meets, defeating Upper
llarlmy, 37-29, VVest Chester, .47-log Coatsville, 34-323 and I-Iaverford, 36-go. The three
teams to defeat the Maroons were: Norristown, 28-31: Eddystone, 29-373 and Pottstown,
ZS-37. In the sulmrhan district meet at the University of Pennsylvania, Robert Dippy
hroke the meet record in the 220-yd. event for the second straight year. William Acker-
man was third in the hackstroke test. ln the state championships at State College, Dippy
james Chatterton, Marzager
Pete Di Palantino
Paul Dural, Manager
Abington's star wrestler in the I25-POLlIld class, Roy Zackey, again emerged as dis-
trict champion and narrowly missed being state champion, his bout with the hnal victor
running into extra periods.
Although Coach Snodgrass' wrestlers started the season in very poor style, the team
finished with four wins and three defeats.
The Maroons dropped the Hrst three meets, losing to Lower Merion, 27-63 to Chel-
tenham, 28-3, Roy Zackey gaining the only points, and to Lansdowne, 22-Q. With decid-
edly improved form, the grapplers won the four remaining contests. Abington defeated
Upper Merion, 20-17, by virtue of good wrestling by Hugh Scott and Iimmy Pinkham:
Haverford, 29-8, Upper Darby, 20-17, and Penn Charter, 25-8.
Although only two lettermen, Augustine Penecale and Sam Penecale, returned from
last year's golf squad, the three vacancies left by graduation in Coach E. A. Brunnefs
team were ably filled by Pete Di Palantino, Kenneth Shaknitz, and Ioseph Gregor.
In the early season matches, these inexperienced linksmen admirably assisted the two
veterans in beating a strong Upper Darby team, 1253 to zk, at home, defeating the Chel-
tenham squad, 12-3, and trouncing the Ienkintown quintet, I4 to I.
April Upper Darby Away May Hershey . . , Home
April Cheltenham .....,. Away May Upper Darby Home
April Ienkintown .,.,,.. Home May Cheltenham . Home
April Lower Merion Home May Lower Merion Away
April Haverford . . Home May Haverford , . Away
May Reading ,. ,.,.,.. Home
Paul Haffner, Mariager
Max Pincus, Captain
VVith five wins and two defeats, Coach Ritchie's harriers chalked up the fifth success-
full season of cross-county at Abington.
Takiiig a second in the first triangular meet with Upper Darby and Olney, the
Ghosts' only setback in a dual meet came at the hands of Norristown. Trouncings for
Lansdale. Germantown, Ambler, and Olney and a default by Chester brought prestige to
An iniury to previously undefeated Captain joe Morgan destroyed fXlJlIlglOHlS hopes
for a first place in the Suburban Championships.
So far this season, the track team has many promising candidates. some of whom
have already proved their ability. The relay team that went to the Penn Relays did
something that had not been done before by an Abington teamg they placed third in
the mile relay. This team consisted of Sonny Washington, Richard Harley, Newton
llunsberger, and Max Pincus, running anchor.
VVith four more maior meets to be run, the team has a good chance to show its
April 26, 27 .Penn Relays May 8, . A ,,., Haverford
May I Friends Central May 25. . , , , ,State Meet
Xlay 4 Ursinus lnterscholastics May 29 .. ...., Cheltenham
Nlay li Germantown Academy Iune 1. . Suburban Meet
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In the opening games of the 1940 season, the Abington nine came through with
victories over Lower Merion, 5-4, and Norristown, 5-2, but dropped the opened to Upper
Darby, 6-2, and later bowed to Haverford, 8-5. Abington started out with hope of regain-
ing the suburban crown despite the fact that only two players were back from last year, Al
Playford and Ed Iohnson.
Since the team as a group was rather inexperienced, the helding at First was erratic:
however, consistent hitting brought the boys from behind to down Lower Merion. Coach
George F. Erb is especially interested in his hurlers, Tom Hyndman, Al Armstrong, and
Dan Kennedy, because these three excellent moundsmen will all return next year.
Al Playford and Ed Derby shared catching duties, while Roy Fay covered thirdg
Walt Dusch, shortstopg Ed Iohnson, secondg and Iohn Easton, First base. Iohn Dodds, lack
Derby, and Charles Kern composed the outheld.
April Upper Darby ...... Away May ..... Lower Merion ,Away
April Lower Merion Home May ..... Lansdale . . . . . . .Home
April 22 Haverford ........ Away May ..... Haverford . . Home
April 29 Norristown ....... Home May ..... Norristown . ..,.. Away
May Cheltenham ....... Away May ..... Cheltenham A . Home
May Upper Darby ...,, Home
5- . .
Mary Alice Wunderle
With three veterans returning as a nucleus for a squad, the girls' tennis team finally
got started the third week in April. Instead ol the usual four singles players and one
doubles team, this year's schedule called lor three singles and two doubles. Although
the squad suilered the loss ot Marion Bright, last year's undefeated lirst singles player.
Marion Hallinger ably took her place. Penny Peirce held second post: Phyllis Ufughton,
thirdg Alexa Dannenbaum and lidith Chubb played lirst doubles, and Natalie Edge, Patsy
Leonliard, lidith Dinlocl-ter, and Marjorie Holmes vied for second doubles.
April zo . , Norristown . . ,Away May I3 ,.... Berwyn . , .Away
May 2 , , ,Upper Darby . , , Away May 16 ,..., Cheltenham ,.., Home
May li Radnor , Away May zo .... Lansdowne , . Home
May o Lower Merion Home May 23 .... Coatesville , , .Away
OI' the eight boys on this year's tennis squad, live played on last year's team. With
these live veterans, Coach Charles C. Roberts started his preparations for the 1940 cam-
paign. Following in his brother Dongs footsteps, Norwood Collins played the lead-otf
position, while Robert Reese, Fred Cunningham, and Clinton Spencer competed in the
above order. ln the doubles, Ralph Ritter, Henry McKay, Robert Cragg, and Ralph Chubb
composed the two teams.
April zo Norristown Home May 9 ,,... Lower Merion ., Away
May 2 Upper Darby , , ,Home May 16 ..,.. Cheltenham . Away
May 6 Radnor . Home May F ,.... Lansdowne , Away
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The members of the 1940 Yearbook staff acknowledge with gratitude the assistance
of the following members of the faculty and student body, each of whom has contributed
of his time and effort toward -the success of this book:
Superintendent I. C. Weirick for furnishing information about the history of voca-
tional education at Abington.
Principal E. B. Gernert for his guidance and advice throughout the months of
' ' D. E. Krueger, financial adviser, for his able management of advertising and cir-
culation and his supervision of the photography.
Miss Lilian I. Reichard for the frontispiece, the individual photographs of the
vocational boys at work, and other pictures.
Miss Alice F. Weaver for her assistance in getting the typing done.
Coach Glenn R. Snodgrass for his help in taking many of the club pictures.
Charles Brackbill, of the editorial board, for taking most of the club pictures and
many of the informal snaps.
Robert Crompton for pictures of the Iune class play.
The following student photographers: Christie Rau, Ioseph Strick, Max Pincus,
Iames Copeland, Arthur Wannamacher, Mary Alice Wunderle, Charles
Moore, Alfred Holmes.
Edward Derby, Robert Marple, Newton Hunsberger, Penelope Peirce, of the
Abingtoniun sports staff, for their write-ups on spring sports.
Members of the typing classes who have from time to time helped with the typing.
Senior commercial students who solicited advertisemen-ts and homeroom subscrip-
All others who have in any way aided the staff in its work.
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