Amherst Central High School - Tower Yearbook (Amherst, NY)
- Class of 1945
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SNYDER, NEW YORK
Mr. Robert Holder
The Class of 1945 dedicates its yearbook to Mr. Robert Holder. He has
guided not only our class through a successful senior year, but many others
also. It is altogether fitting and proper that this annual be dedicated to
Mr. Holder as a symbol of the many Towers he has advised for the last
In honor of our service IIIPII and WOIIIPII
serving in the armed forces, this impress-
ive plaque hangs ill the center of the
first floor corridor. It contains some 500
odd names of those who have been stud-
ents at Amherst or lll6IIlb6I'S of the facul-
When one takes a trip to a strange, new place one is in
need of a guide to show him around. Uur school, Amherst
Central High, is a strange, new, and thus a complicated
place to many people-and in order for them to know
it better we have provided two guides who know the
school well-J oe Central and Jane Amherst. These people
are two average seniors in school and are more than
willing to show others their beautiful school and the life
connected with it. So we'd like to introduce Joe and Jane.
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llcttyAClil9y Lillian ll. Aranihar Elizabeth D. Arend
Martha C. Barbour Lawrence G. Benson William H. Bergmlorf Milton li. Bergman Walter G. Blish
Ruth llndflenhagen Marian Butt I Otis C. Chapman Myrtle Vhristcnsen Emma Coyer
Mary D'Amico Theresa Fitzglbbons Richard F. Ford Betty Gallagher Janet Good
Yes, these are our teachers. Although we have been with them but a few years they have enriched
our lives and trained us well for the tasks that lie ahead. Underneath the formalities of rilles and
regulations we have found kind and understanding men and women eager to help us to take our
place in the world.
Lillian M. Gruener Moira M. Haley Robert Halm Ealean Hannel
Isabel Husband VVinifred Jenner Mable Kolloff John Krestie
Ruth E. Lake Rufus H. LeFevre Margaret E. MeCull0r Mason J. Martin
Edwin F. Mustard Eva Polster Robert I. Pomeroy Gertrude Rix
Harold. L. Kruger
Carl E. Minich
Archie R. Rousselle
Dorothy Schmidlin Robert L. Sc-honewolf Olive Shuart Marion Simpson T. Martha Stall
Earl H. Thompson Kathleen Ward Elsie W. Waldow Barbara J. Watson William E. Wratten
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55. i, MR. JOHN D. sci-IELLER
Mr. John D. Scheller
Enough can not be said in praise of our
assistant principal. All who know him,
respect and admire him for his part of
the job that has made Amherst such a
line school. He is a friend of both student
and teacher and acts as one of us.
MR. PHILIP A. SCHWEICKHARD
Supervising the educational activities of some 1200 high school students and
over fifty teachers is no easy task. That is the responsibility charged to our popular
principal, Mr. Philip A. Schweickhard. Perhaps the secret of his success at Amherst
Central is his wholehearted interest in the welfare of each individual pupil. His
private office is always open for student conferences no matter how busy he may
be with administrative affairs.
BOARD OF EDUCATION .
Left to right: Mr. Walter P. Geyer, Mrs. Dell Ewing, Mr. Eduard F. Metz, President: Mr. Philip Schweickhard, Principalg
Mr. Joseph F. Seitz, Mr. T. L. Masterson, Mrs. Ruth M. Brown. Not pictured: Mr. Louis B. Dorr, Treasurer: Nlr. Albert
A. Vushing, flerk.
The Board of Education of Amherst Central High School is composed of men and women elected
to their non-profit positions because of their high sense of civic duty and their personal worth. Our
school is an operating example of their desire to give us the best equipment, the finest teachers, and
the strongest support possible in all aspects of our school life.
It is the Board of Education that determines the policy of our school. It is the Board that buys
our hooks and other study aidsg that sets aside funds for our general activities, our music organiza-
tions and our sports.
VVithout a Board of Education vitally interested in the welfare of both the student body and the
teachers our school could not occupy its enviable position as one of the finest high schools inWestern
New York. Whatever achievements of scholarship are reached, whatever honors and awards we
attain in sports and other activities, and whatever individual successes are made by graduates of
Amherst Fentral, the part that the Board of Education has played in the gaining of these honors
should be remembered.
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lst Lt. Abe C uteher
Neil Stillman, sh- Sgt. Joseph I . Wineenv
Lt, KJ.G.l Robert G. Hettler John Mac-Gamwell, I'.l.i'.
IN THE SERVICE
Amherst has many of its past members
of the faculty serving Uncle Sam. In
looking hack over the last few years we
revive memories in the pictures on this
page and strongly hope they will become
a part of Amherst again after the war.
Vol. lluynioml J. Ast, Jr
First rou--Sue Moore, Lois Higgins, Fred Stephens, Marilyn Howell, Dan Kiplinger, Betty Larkin, Janet Raupach Second
row-Marilyn Doll, Joan Mullen, Pat McKenna, Nancy Gibney, Martha Becker, Dick Jeffery. Third row-Stuart Mc Allister
Nnncy Marchand, Ken Kurtz, Shirley Sauer, Dick Naylon, Phil Snyder, Fred Berriman.
TOWER EXECUTIVE STAFF
EDl'I'0R-IN-VHIEF .i.............,..........,.. Marilyn Howell
ASS'T EDITORS , . ,Marilyn Doll, Suzanne Moore, Gloria Hanour
BUSINESS MANAGER ....,...................... Fred Stephens
:XSS,T BUSINESS MGR.. . . , ,Lois Higgins
ADVERTISING MANAGER .... ............. D an Kiplinger
ASS'T ADVERTISING MGRS.. . . . . .Nancy Gibney, Shirley Sauer
SUBSCRIPTION MANAGER, . . ............ Martha Becker
ASs'T SUBSCRIPTION MGR.. . . ............ Stuart McAllister
PHOTOGRAPHY EDITORS .... ..... D ick Jeffery, Fred Berriman
PUBLICITY NIANAGERS. . . .... Nancy Marchand, Pat McKenna
ART EDITOR .........
ABSiT ART EDITORS. . . .... Janet Raupach, Ken Kurtz
TYPING EDITOR ...... .......... E lla Jean Larkin
BOYS' SPORTS EDITOR .,.. ...... P hil Snyder
ASs'T SPORTS EDITOR .... . . .Dick Naylon
GIRLS' SPORTS EDITOR. . . ........ Joan Mullen
FACULTY ADVISER 4... .Mr. Robert Holder
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THE CLASS OF l945
Entering upon the threshold of their high school days, this year's graduating class consisted of spirit-
ed and enthusiastic students. They proceeded through the past years to develop not only their
education and personalities, but good citizenship and cooperation.
Continuously, the recognition and success of this class has been brought to light by some organ-
ized activity. Success was not gained alone, and they thank the faculty of Amherst for their guid-
ance and understanding throughout the years.
The graduates of '4-5 gained recognition in their freshman year when they presented the Basket-
ball Dance . This class remained in the spotlight repeatedly year after year. Their junior and senior
plays were highly praised. and they are proud of their talented performers. livery class has its scholar
but this one is fortunate in having many. llecause ol' the development of personalities, this class has
many capable leaders. The pursuit and determination of these students has been illustrated by the
excellent management of dances, plays, sports activities, and their Prom.
Graduating and embarking upon a disrupted world will be a difficult problem. This class of '45
has proved itself to be composed of many fine Americans. They did not fail their school, and they
shall not fail their country. The personalities and leaders developed in the halls of Amherst will
help in the development of a new and better world.
Soccer lg Band, l, 2, 3, 4g Orches-
tra l, 2, 3. 43 Operetta 1, 2g Choir
8, 43 Sec. of Band lg Manager of Fwd
Band 35 Science Club lg Tower 43
Pep Club lg Chess Club 3.
Soccer l, 2, 3, 4g Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4g
Basketball l, Q. 3. 43 Hockey I, 2,
S, 41 Tower 45 Tatler 4.
Bennett High School 1, 'lg Swim-
ming SL Dance Club 3g Tatler 33
Tower 4. 4
Bennett High School 1, 'lg Tatler
35 Tatler Assist. Art Editor 4.
Orchestra l. '23 Camera Club 4.
Band S, 4g Orchestra 3, 4.
DOROTHY BERN HARD
SUZANNE C. BISSELL
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MARTHA LOUISE BECKER
Soccer lg Swimming 1, 3, 43
Water Follies 2, 3, 4g Dance
Club 43 Dramatic Club lg Stud-
ent Council lg Junior Playg
Cheerleading 2, 3, 43 Tower 45
Basketball 1, 2, 33 Soccer lg
Swimming lg Junior Playg Tatler
SUZANNE C. BISSELL
Soccer 1, 45 Basketball I, 4:
Student Council 3, 45 Riding Club
Radio Club lg Dancing Club lg
Swimming 2: 4: Soccer 23 Tatler 4.
School Band l, Q3 llramaties 1,25
Camera Club l, 2.
Soccer 2: Basketball 21 Student
Council 23 Dance Club 3.
ROBERT COLLI NS
Cross Country lg Swimming 83
Track 3g Chess Club l.
Science Club lg Chess Club 3.
1' , ' . SHIRLEY Caooxs
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Swimming 'l, 3. 41 Football 4:
Sturlent Council 4. A
Dance Club l. Q, 3, 45 Dramatic
Club Ig Soccer 2, 3, 41 Hockey
2, 3, 4: Basketball 21 Swimming
2. 3, 41 Student Council 31 Tatler
fl, 4: Tower 4.
Baseball I, 4, Basketball I, 2. 45
Soccer l, 2. Basketball Captain
I: Sports Council 2, 4: Hockey
21 .Iunior Red Cross 3, Tower 4.
ELIZA BETH DANNE BROCK
Table Tennis I: Soccer 2, 3, 4: Bas-
ketball tl. 4: Hockey 4.
Socccr 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 3, 4:
Hockey -I-1Tatler3, 4.
Soccer I, Q, 31 Basketball I, 2, 33
Girls Chorus I: Junior Play, Jun-
ior Rcd Cross 3.
Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4: A Capella
Choir 2, 3, 41 Science Club I:
Rifle Club 21 Tower 4.
Junior Play: Student Council
Franklin High School I3 Williams-
OHN FERRIC K
iaseball 92, 3, -lg Football Q, 3, 43
tudent Council lg Secretary 25
Vcst Carthage High School lt
-nsketball Mgr. 523 Football Ass't
Igr. 33 Baseball Mgr. 3.
wimming 4: Girls Chorus lg
Capella 2, 35 Dramatic Club l.
MARY JANE DOLAN
Lafayette High School 1, 25
Swimming 33 Tower 4.
Basketball 1, 2: Soccer 2, 3:
Swimming 2, 3, 4: Tatler Q, 8, 4.
MARY JANE DOLAN
Pan-American l, 2.
Handball I, 2: Boxing 3.
Basketball I, 2, 3, 4-3 Baseball lg
Hockey 2, 3, 41 Soccer I, 2, 3, 45
Swimming l, 2, 3. 4-3 A Capella
Choir I. 2: Operetta I: Girls
Chorus I: Junior Play Cliiusiness
Staff? Senior Play: Student Coun-
cil 2g Honor Society 3: Honor
Society Secretary 4-1 Riding Club
I: Dramatic Club I: Home Econ-
omics I: Dance Club Q. 3, 4: Tat-
ler 3: Editor of Tatler 4-3 Tower
35 Assistant Editor of Tower 4-.
Forty Fort High School I, 2:
Track 3, 4: Football 4.
Glee Club lg A Capella Choir 25
Dramatic Club 35 Tatler 4:
Otto High School 1, 23 Parker
High School 3.
Junior Dramatic Club lg Art
Club I, 23 Pan-American Club
2, SQ Hi-Y 3, 4: Home Ee. Club lg
Tatler 8. Spanish Club 3.
Basketball I, 2, 8, 4-g Football
2, 3, 4: Baseball 41 Treasurer Eg
Swimming l, 2, 3, 43 Soccer 45
Hockey 43 Junior Play CBusiness
Staffjg Tower 4: Water Follies
Track l, 2, 3, 4g Football 2, 4g
A Capella Choir 2, 3, 4g Chess
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M. GLORIA HANOIQ
Sewing lg Refi Cross 3.
M. GLORIA HANOUR
Soccer 4: Hockey 4: Swimming 4
Junior Play fBusiness Staff
Senior Playg Tower 4-3 Dane
Club 4: Dramatic Club 3: Towe
Bazaar 43 Girls Sport Council S
President of Girls Sport Counc
43 Lafayette High School I, i
Water Follies 4.
WI LLIAM GILBERT
Wilbur Wright Jr. High School 12
Basketball Q, 45 Soccer 45 Hi-Y 35
Fatler 8, 45 Tower 4.
Wilbur Wright Jr. High School 1'
lohn Marshall High School 22
Basketball 3, 45 Soccer 45 Ride
Pep Club I: Science Club 15
Chess Club 3.
GRACE GOETZMAN N
wiv MARGARET GROTH
Soccer l: Football 2, 3, 45 Basket-
ball l, 3, 45 Baseball l, 2, 3, 45
Senior Band 1, 2, 35 Senior Orches-
tra 2, 35 Tatler 45 Honor Society
Soccer 1, 2, 35 Basketball 1, 3, 45
Baseball 35 Girls Chorus lg Jun-
ior Playg- Senior Playg Vice-Presi-
dent 15 Honor Society S, 45 Hon-
or Society President' 45 Hi-Y
Secretary 35 Tower 45 Tatler 45
Tower 45 Hi-Y 4.
South Park 1, 25 Band 3, 4.
Soccer 15 Football 2, 3, 45 Basket-
ball 3, 45 Tower 4.
Dance Club 1, 3, 45 Basketball
S, 45 Soccer 45 Junior Play: Pan-
American Club 1, 25 Tower 4.
LORNA HEC K
Basketball l, 2, 4: Soccer 1, 2, 4:
Hockey l, 2, 4: Dramatic Club
l, 3: Dance Cluh 2, 3, 4: Tower 4.
Assistant Soccer Manager l: Soc-
cer 2: Tennis 3, 4.
Basketball 1, 2: Hockey 2: Soc-
cer 2: Water Follies 2, 3: Girls
Chorus l: A Capella Choir 2:
Graduation Play 1: Junior Play:
Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 8, 4g
Junior Play CBusiness Staffj:
National Honor' Society 3, 4:
Home Economics 1: Tatler 3, 4:
Basketball l: Junior Play: Sen-
ior Play Kflusiness Staffj: Class
President l, 3: Student Council
2: Class Secretary I: Cheerlead-
ing 1, 2, 3, 4: Water Follies 2, 3, 4:
Tatler 3, 4: Tower -1.
Soccer 2: Student Council 4: Chess
Club 1, 3.
Junior Play: Senior Play: Presi-
dent of A Capella Choir 4: A
Capella Choir 8: Tatler 4.
Kenmore High School 1, 2, S:
Senior Play CBusiness Staffj.
Golf 1: Soccer 2: Tennis 3, 4:
Swimming 1, 2, 3, 4: Girls Sport
Council 3, 4: Dance Club 2, 8, 4:
Tatler 2, 3, 4: Tower 4.
'rack Squad l: Student Council
:Stage Crew 1.
'ootball Q, 3, 4: Honor Society'3,
3 Student Council 3, -l-: Treas-
rer Senior Class: Advertising
Imuu.:er of Tower 4.
nveer I, 2, 4: llusketball 2, 4:
'ower 4: Tutler 4.
'nur-e -I-:Orc-licstm 4: Cafe 1, 2, 3:
towling I, 2.
Soccer l, 2: Hockey 1, 2: Basket-
Soccer 1, 2: Hockey 1, 2: Swim-
ming Q, 3, 4: Junior Play fllusi-
ness Staffj: Senior Play Cliusiness
Staffb: Secretary 1: Student Coun-
cil 1: Cheerleading 2, 3. 4: Editor
of Tower: Tatler 3, 4: IIonor So-
ciety 4: Water Follies 2, 3, 4.
Swimming 1, 2, 3, 4: Soccer 1:
Track 3: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Orches-
tra 2, 3, 4: Student Council 1.
Soccer 1: Basketball 1: Home
Economics lg Tower 4.
Basketball 3, 4: Tennis 4: Canisius
Soccer 23 Dance 3: Student Coun-
cil 33 Hi-Y 3, 43 Tower 43 Honor
Society 43 Tatler 4.
Student Council 1, 2, 3, 43 Class
Treasurer 33 Honor Society 3, 43
Class President 43 Tatler 23
Tatler CArt Editor, 33 Tower 4.
BETTY LA RKI N
Swimming 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball
2, 3, 43 Soccer '23 Yvatcr Follies
2, 3, 43 Girls Chorus I3 Junior
I'lay3 Senior Play: Student Coun-
cil 33 Art Editor Tower 43 Art
Club 1, '23 Dance 1, 2.
ELLA JEAN LA RKIN
Basketball l, 2. 3, 4.3 Soccer 1, 2,
S, 43 Baseball 2, 3: Hockey 2, 33
Dance Club 2, 3, 43 Girls Chorus
li Business Manager Tatler 43
Science Club 13 Hi-Y 43 Tatler 33
Senior Play: Water Follies 3, 43
Typing Erlitor Tower 4.
Swimming l, 33 Soccer 23 Basket-
ball Assistant Manager 23 Track
33 Orchestra l, 2, 3, 43 Junior
Play3 Chess Club lx
Swimming Manager 1, 2, 33
Science Club I.
4 KENNETH KURTZ
ELLA JEAN LARKIN
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BETTY MANN ING
Bennett 1,-23 Tower 4.
Soccer 23 Football 3, 43 Track 8, 4,
Soccer l, 2, 83 Basketball 2, 3
Tatler 2, 3, 43 Dance Club 2, S'
Swimming 1, 2, 3, 43 Soccer 23
Track 3, 43 Band l, 2, 3, 43 Orches-
tra l, 2, 3,,4.
NORMAN M ARSHALL
,ccer 1, 2, 43 Hockey 2, 8, 43
rls Choir 13 Dramatic Club 1, 23
nior Playg Senior Play3 Art
ub 13 Home Economics 13 Tat-
'2, 8, 43 Tower 3, 43 Dance Club
. Dramatic Club I3 Soccer 43
nsketball 43 Tatler 43 Tower 4.
ILLI A M M ASI
DOROTHY MALON EY
Mount St. Josephs Academy 13
La Salle High, Niagara Falls,
N.Y. Q, 33 Tatler 43 Tower 4.
Pan-American 1, Q3 Tower,
Soccer I. 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1, 2,
3, 4: Hockey 1, 2, 3, 43 Swimming
2, 3. 4: Water Follies 3, 43 Dance
Club 33 Tower 4.
Soccer 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball l, 2,
3, 43 Baseball 13 Swimming 2, 43
Hockey 43 National Honor Society
8, 43 Vice-President of Honor
Society 43 Ping Pong l, 23 Home
Economics 13 Dance Club 2, 33
Tatler S, 43 Tower 4.
Soccer 1, 2, 33 Basketball 1, 2, 33
Baseball 33 Junior Play3 Hi-Y
Vice President 33 Hi-Y President
43 Tower Secretary 43 Home Ec-
onomics 13 Red Cross 2.
Nottingham High School l, 923
Soccer 43 Hockey 43 Student
Council.43 Basketball 4.
Student Council 1.
Basketball 1, 2, 3: Soccer 2:
Football 3, 43 Tennis 3, 43 Orches-
tra l, 21 Band lg Junior Playg
Senior Play: Student Council
2, 83 President of Student Coun-
Kensington High School 1, 2.
Tennis lg Treasurer of Freshman
Class lg Tower 4.
Bennett l, 2g Senior Play CBusi-
ness Staffjg Tatler -lg Dance Club
Soccer 23 Hockey 2, Basketball
3, 43 Swimming 3, 4: Radio Club
lg Junior Play: Senior Playg
Student Council 2, 33 Vice Presi-
dent of Student Council 4: Tat-
ler l, 2, 3, 4g Tower 4.
Track 2, 3: Rifle Club. 1, 2:
Soccer l, 2, 3, 4: Swimming 1, 3, 43
Basketball l, 2, 3, 43 Baseball
l, 2, 3, 43 Dance Club lg Tatler
1, 23 Tower 4.
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 41 Soccer 1, 2,
3, 4: Baseball I, 2, 4: Swimming
1, 2, 3, 43 Hockey l, 3, 4: A Cap-
ella Choir 19 Operatta lg Junior
Play CBusiness Stafflg Senior
Play CBusiness Staffjg Girls Sport
Council 35 Vice President Girls
Sport Council 4: Dance Cluh
2, 3, 4: Tatler 3, 43 VVater Follies
2, 3, 4, Tower 4.
Tennis 8, 43 Senior Play: Tower
43 Tatler 4.
'f' ': 1945
Gin n ie
rccer I. il. fl, -I-3 Ilasketball
2. 3, 4-3 llockey l. 2, 3. -I-:
rnmatic Club 33 Dance Clnh
3. -I-3 Girls Sport Council 33
i-Y 4-3 Tower 43 Tatler 4.
rcccr I, 2, Il, -I-3 Ilaseball I, 2, 3, 4-3
lass Trcasurcr 253 Tower 4-3
asistant Sport l'l1litor of Tower
Scnior Play: llaskctball I. Q, 3,
NORMAN NEURAUI-:R 1, A
enior Band li Honor Society
,-I-3 Camera Club I3 Rifle Club I3
tage Crew 2. 3, 4.
Radio Players Club 13 Archery
Club lg Tower 43 Senior Play.
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Soccer I, 2, 3, 4-3 Ilockcy I, Q, 3. 4-3
Swimming I, 2, 4-3 Basketball
l, tl, 3, -I-3 llascball Q, -I-3 Girls
Chorus I3 A Capclla 2, 3, 4-3 Dra-
matic Club '23 Stuslcnt Council
I3 Ilomc ECOIIOIIIICS I3 Dance
Club '23 Tower 4-.
.Iunior llansl '23 Senior I'lay3 Slnrl-
ent Council 4.
Basketball 1, '23 Socccr 13 Dra-
matic Club I3 Ilancc Club I, -I-3
Water Follics 33 Junior Play 33
Tatler 43 Towcr -I-.
Soccer I, 2, 33 Hockey 1, 2, lk
Basketball I, 2, 33 Swimming
I, 2, 33 Girls Chorus I: Junior
Play: Student, Council I3 Sport
Council 13 Cheerleading 2, 3. 4-3
.Assistant Tower Manager 4-3
Dramatic Club I3 Senior Play.
Soccer I, 2, 35 Hockey 25 Basket-
hall 43 Student Council Q, 45
Taller I, 2, 3, 43 Tower 4.
Volleyball l, 21 Baseball I: Bas-
ketball 2, 43 Soccer 4.
St. Mary's Seminary l, 2: Art
Club 3g Art Editor of Tatler 43
Advertising of Tower 4.
Track 2, 3, 43 Swimming 2, 3, 4:
Senior Band I, 2, 3, 4, Junior
Band I, 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 2, 3, 4,
A Vapellu Fhoir 43 Bowling 3.
Hobby flub I.
Tonawanda High School I, 25
Swimming 3, 4.
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Soccer I, 2, 3, 45 Swimming l, 2
Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Busebal
3, 4: Hockey l, 2, 33 Dramutics I
Ping Pong I, '23 Home Economic:
I, 21 Dance Vlub Q, 'I, 43 Tutlel
3, 45 Tower 4.
Red Cross 3.
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UTH ANN PUEHN J? if 'M A
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LEE ADELE RAMSEY - Q
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SHIRLEY SAUER -
Huw- Vlub Q, 33 Basketball 31
-em-r 3, -I-1 Junior Play: Student
iunr-il 3, -tg Pan-American Vlub
21 Tower 4.
rotbull 21 Sr. llantl l. 2. 3. 4:
fnpellu Vhoir 3. -l-1 Tatler 3. 41
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ovliey I, 21 Sovver I1 Arvllery I1
rninutics fl: Dunue Vlulm 33
ower -t-1 Tntler 4.
BE'l t'Y LOI' HEAR ES
BETTY LOU SEARES
ltnsketlmll tg Junior Play illusi-
IICSS Slum: Senior Play fltusiuess
Stnffk t'lu-erlm-:uling I. 2. fl. 4:
Yi:-t--l'1'esi1l4-nt 2. 33 Dum-e flub
2: Water l'ollu-S 2. 3.
31 Tower 4.
RUTH ANN PVEIIN
Junior Play Cnusiness Statflg
Baseball lg Danvc Club 2, 33
Hi-Y 4: Tower 4.
Radio Vlub lg Yivtory Garden
Club SQ Hi-Y 4-3 Tntler 43 Bennett
High School 2.
LEE ADELE RAMSEY
Hamburg High School I, Q5
Basketball 4: Tennis 41 Senior
Play Cllusiness Statffk Tower 43
Tatler 4g Water Follies 33 Junior
Soc:-er 2: A fapelln Vhoir ll
Sports Vouneil lg Student foun-
vil 45 Dance Club 3, 43 Tower 4.
Red fross 33 Tatler 4.
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Junior Play: Senior Play: Sport
Editor: Tower 4.
Rl l'H SOI'LYIE
Grover Flora-laml High I, QM
Soc-I-er '25 Fhess Club I, Q, 3.
Radio I, 3: Bowling 1, 2: Rifle 1,
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QE WILLIAM TOWNSEIN
Christmas Pageant l,
Kenmore l, 2, 3.
HAROLD TRABBOLD JR.
Junior Band lg Rifle Club 1,23
Camera Flub 1.
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Junior llantl lg Rifle Club 1,23 :gist - E A
Camera Club l. C
SALLY 'l'READWl'ILL JEAN VINE
Soccer, I, 2, 3, -I-3 Basketball I, 43
llaseball lg Student Council lg
Tatler l, 2: Tower -I-.
MARY ANN TRIMBACII
Girls tllee Club I3 A Capella
Choir 2, fig Junior Play.
l'an-American Club lg Home
Ec. 1: Art 2, 3.
Football 2, 3: Track 2: Rifle
Club I: Bowling 3.
MARY STEINMILLER .
Soccer I. 2. fl: Basketball l. 2. 3, 4:
Junior Play: Senior Play: Hi-Y
Treasurer 3: Rell Cross 92: Home
Ee. I3 Ili-Y 4: Tower 4.
Junior Play: Student ,Council
l. 2. 3, 4: Honor Society 3, 4:
Rifle Club 1: Senior Play: Senior
Class Vice-President: Business
Manager of Tower 4: President
of Sophomore Class.
Rifle Club I.
Basketball 1, '2. 3, 4-1 Soccer I, 2:
Swimming 3, 42 Band I: Girls
Sport Council 42: Dance Club
3, -l-1 Tower 4.
Pan-American Club I: Dance
Club 4: Hockey -lg Soccer 4.
VIOIA WANNEN WETCH
Art Club l.
'l'llOM AS WARING
Bowling Vlulm 3.
Lovlcport High School, 3.
MARY LOU WEBER
Student Vouncil 3, 43 Hi-Y 3, 43
Tower 43 Tatler 45 Bennett High
Basketball l, 23 Som-er 1, 2,
Hom-key I. 23 Baseball lg Tatler
4: Hi-Y 41 Art Flub 4.
Swimming Q, 3, 4, Basketball
Sl. 41 Hockey 3, 4: Soc-ver 3, 4:
Dnnre Club 2, 3, 4: Tower 4.
MARY LOU WESER
Radio Club 1, 3.
Kensington High School I: Swim-
Track 11 Football 4.
Soccer l, 2, 43 Basketball I, Q
Hockey 2: Water Follies 2, 8
Dance Club I, 'Zz Student Coun-
oil 2, 3: Tower,-I-1 Honor Society 4
SENIOR PLAY- JUNIOR MISS
December 1 and 2, 1945
qeated Pram es White-law Marilyn Doll, Betty Larkin, Tom Mjlsap, Martha Becker, Pat McKenna, Phil Snyder, John
I ex er lhll 1 albert Slundmg Bob Nueremberger, Miss Watson, Director: Nancy Marchand, Fred Stephens, Jim Jordon
llovmrml Dmstmrs lxmnmth lxurtr Dick Scannell, Don Muskopf, Dick Naylon.
H ild a
F ujfy Adams
J. H. f'11rt1'.s'
Western Union Boy
Cln order of appearancej
llartha Louise Becker
The Klan in .lndy's Life Donald Muskopl'
Director Barbara Jane Watson
A.S'.s 1'siant to the Director Sue lNIoore
Prompter Frances VVhitelaw
Properties Graee Goetzmann
Assistants: Katherine Daggers, Pat Kelly, Margaret Keister,
Betty Mahoney, Jane McCullough, Mary Steinmiller,
Publicity Betty Seares
lllake-up-lV1iss Betty Gallagher, lN'Iiss Theresa Fitzgibbons,
Grace Roudenbush, Marian Madison, Jean Rae
Ushers Lois Higgins
Assistants: Ethel,Baka, Dorothy Bernhard, Janette Diehl,
Nancy Gibney, Ann Henry, Marilyn Howell, Marilyn
Zenner, Betty Seares, Nlary Lou VVeser, Pat Kelly
Tickets Ella Jean Larkin, Janette Diehl
Program lNIarian lladison, Tom Potter
Stage l're11r Norman Neubauer
Assistants: David Zierk, Bob lVl1itney, Boh Perkins, Conrad
Arnold, Ed Schenk, Bob Wright, Bill Goll
A TYPICAL SCHOOL DAY
IIOIIIKTOOIII period is where we receive the orders ol' the day
via the daily bulletin-Aand fill out the numerous forms that
are nec-essary to handle the sehool life. The boys and girls are
rhvulecl into separate hoxnerooms from the freshman year up.
The seventh and eighth grade lmoys and girls, however, are
placed together. Senior high sc-hool students have the same
homeroom adviser for the four years and thus the adviser eau
help eaeh student plan his eourse. The period lasts but eight
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DING! DING! FIRST HOUR .
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M EFHANICAI, DRAWING-taught by
our friend Mr. Qc-honewoll, is open to hoys
and girls alike. It is a very useful eourse
sin:-e it forms ll solid foundation for those who
wish to advance into industrial drawing.
SEWING -one ol' the
various home economic
courses offered to the
girls-enables theni to
learn the fundamentals
of this art.
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JING! DING! HISTORY . . . SECOND HOUR
American History is a must for every Senior, made enjoyable by Mr
Pomeroy, who always has something new to tell us!
DING! DING! CHEMISTRY . . . THIRD HOUR
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Sitting in Mr. Krugc-r's class is like a pvc-k intc
, - , a college professofs vlass. Amherst is vvry proud
of its fine- Science Dvpartnlvnt.
DING! DING! FOURTH HOUR . . . GYM
Physical Education or Gym as it is invariably called,
is take-n two days of the week, with swimming occupying
another day. VVhen it is nice weather, 1-lzissvs are to he
Sven out on the athletic fic-ld-'hut during the winter the
Students nlarch, play games, and do many other things
in the gym.
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food and dzmcing.
DINGI DING! FIFTH HOUR . . . STUDY
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Study hall-the place to do
homework so you don't have to
carry that extra book home.
This year our library has been
in the hands of two able librar-
ians who have made many
changes in the system and made
it very eflieient. Any reference
can be found easily, and it is a
good place to study. As usual,
the lending system is very much
used-and it is very convenient
for the students to have a library
so close at hand.
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English -f'f Yzmotlwr must, not only for
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FOCTBALL THE SEASON
Prospects for the A.C.H.S. football team of 1944- were debatable
before the season opened. The-opinion of Coach Bergman was that
the line would be of more than average size and strength, with
experienced men such as Stu McAllister, Don Stiles, Andy Ander-
son, Harry Vossler, Bill Grieves, Johnny Geyer and Bill Gilbert
to form the nucleus of the line.
A l The backfield, it seemed, would be inexperienced, with the ex-
it ception of Jack Ferrick, but Mr. Bergman was blessed with the
,A ya return of quarterback Frank Streigel and two new men from other
schools, Dick Dunlap, and Bob Holbrook.
f V After the belated practice sessions began, a look at the first
X string would have shown Johnny Ferrick firmly entrenched in
X the tailback position with Frankie Streigel at the signal-calling
post. Slapsie Dunlap had stolen the wing position, and Billie
Gilbert was moved from his end position to the plunging spot.
Stu McAllister and Bill Zabel held the guard slots, and Bob
Holbrook was at center.
V F int row-Bill Grieves, Johnnie Geyer, Bill Zabel, Bob Holbrook, Stuart McAllister, Marshall Anderson, George Vosselel
Q 4 o Don Stiles. Second row-Dick Dunlap, Gene Cottrell, Bill Gilbert, Frank Striegel, Jack Ferrick, Don Jacobi.
SQ U l z'r.vt fn.,-f+.10hn.1ie Geyer, um Zabel, Frank smegei, Jack Ferrick, stuart McAllister, Don smiles, Bill Gilbert, Bill Grieves
' . . Bob Holbrook, Marshall Anderson, Dick Dunlap, Gene Cottrell. Second rou'- Dimp Wagner, Henry McNess, Bill Giesz
Dan Kiplingcr, Eugene Mandell. Rudy Hitzemann, George Vosseler, Don Jacobi, Dan Strong, Dave Brunner, Dick Em-
blidge, Bob Hawks, Don Eckel. Third rou-Mr. VVratten-Coach, Douglas Reed, Eric Siegfried, John Stoll, John Power
Ed Hoeflirh, Dick Elliott, Don Downing, Jack Taylor, Dick Thiel, Gene Feckter, Don Cerroni, Kevin 0'Connor. Diclw
Tolsma, Jim Craney, Mr. Bergman-Coach.
The first game was at Hamburg, and the Purple was too con-
fident. Sparked by Johnny Ferrick's nifty running off-tackle, the
Tigers coasted to an easy victory, 14 to 0.
Next week came the traditional clash at Williamsville. Before.
the quarter was five minutes old, Dunlap sprinted 45 yards
for a touchdown, and .added another before half time. The last
period gave the subs a chance to display their wares. Gene Cottrell
and Hank McNess, in particular, gave a good account of them-
selves as the Orange coasted to win 20 to 6.
The first home game, with Lancaster, proved a real test. With
the exception of Dick Dunlap's touchdown jaunt in the first
period, Captain Bill Gilbert dominated the play completely with
his sensational running and inspired defense. Gil ripped over for
for the tie breaking score two minutes before the game's end,
making the count Amherst, 13, Lancaster 7.
The following week, at Medina, the Tigers were forced to come
from behind to defeat the Red, 13 to 7, again the play of Gilbert
and F errick predominated.
The Depew test found the squads confident of victory, but the
stubborn Tiger team scored a touchdown, got the conversion,
and held on for a 7 to 6 victory.
When East Aurora came to Amherst the next week, tension
was high, for the winner would claim 'the conference title, although
A.C.H.S. would win with a tie, as East Aurora previously had tied
The game developed into a titanic struggle, both teams threat-
ening, but neither scoring for four long periods, With the tie went
East Aurora's bid for Conference honors. Billy Gilbert and John
Geyer saved the day for the Orange with their phenominal de-
fensive play when East Aurora on two occasions reached the
Tiger's ten only to be held by the stubborn Tiger line.
This fine team will-go down in the history of the school as its
first undefeated team, comparable to the powerful squads of '38
and '41. Coach Bergman and his boys deserve the applause and
gratitude of the entire student body for their fine achievement.
- 0 Hamburg
- 6 Williamsville
-- 7 Lancaster
- 7 Medina
- 6 Depew
- 0 East Aurora
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Before the gzuuc Tense moment
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l'1ir.vI'rvw-Gregory Moats, R-ivliartl Naylon, Carleton Gordon, James Jacobi, VVilliam Grieves, Willet
lxiphnger, John Geyer, eaptalng Wllliamttflark, William Gilbert, Richard Derr, Donald Jacobi, Frank
Harding, Robert Roth. becond row-William Townsend, managerg Mr. Wratten, coach.
Amherst 36 Lancaster 2
Amherst 30 Dapew 2
Amherst 44 Yvilliamsville fl
Amherst 29 Pine Hill 4
Amherst 35 llzunburg I
Amherst Q7 Akron l
Amherst Q2 East Aurora 3
Amherst 49 Akron l
Amherst 46 Williamsville 3
Amherst 33 Pine Ilill 3
Amherst 38 Lancaster 3
Amherst 35 Hamburg 3
Amherst 28 East Aurora 'Z
Amherst 49 Depew 3'
Amherst 36 Neuman 2'
Amherst Q5 Neuman 3
PLAYOFF FOR NORTHERN ERIE COVNTY LEAGUE
Amherst 44 Pine Ilill 41
Amherst 43 Sloan 3'
Amherst 36 Falconer 31
BASKETBALL I944- I 945
The orange-clad A.C.H.S. hoopsters rose to unprecedented heights
this past season by becoming the first in the history of the school to
emerge victorious from the sectional playoffs.
Every step of the long path to glory was tortuous and rough, but
the undying fight which characterized the squad's play all season
enabled it to stave ofl' the threats of Pine Hill and East Aurora to
annex the N.E.f'. league crown for the third time in the league's
history, and crush Sloan and Falconer in the sectional playoffs.
This aggregation-Captain Johnny Geyer, Bill Gilbert, Don
Jacobi, Moose Clark, Dickie Naylon, Jim Jacobi, Carlie Gordon,
Whimp Roth, Frank Harding, Greg Moats, Will Kiplinger, Dick
Derr. and Bunn Grieves-was tops. The undefeated team of two
years ago was possibly better, but this team had the scrap that no
other has shown.
At the start of the season, the Tigers were thought to be about
third in the league behind Hamburg and East Aurora, but as the
season progressed, it developed that Pine Hill would be the team to
defeat. A.f'.ll.S. suffered its first loss on the Pine Hill court, which
probably did more to show Pine Hill's strength than any other game.
The squad struck its second snag at East Aurora, where Bud Agnew
and his cohorts turned in one of the outstanding performances of
the season as they rode roughshod over the Orange to a 38 to 22
victory. But this was to be the last league loss for Amherst-then
occupying the third slot in the standing.
The final five games of the regular season were to be tough-Pine
Hill, Lancaster, Hamburg, East Aurora, and Depew. Pine Hill was
defeated in overtime, 33 to 32. Lancaster was tipped, 38 to 32.
Our hoopsters trailed Hamburg for thirty minutes to overcome a
2-point deficit, and won by a 35 to 30 count. East Aurora was con-
sidered the toughest of the five opponents. The fellows held a slight
margin throughout the contest to emerge victorious, 28 to 23. Depew
proved tough, trailing by two points in the final period, but A.f'.H.S.
stepped up the pace to win by ten points.
A playoff with Pine Hill for the championship was necessitated.
Again the Tigers trailed most of the game, but were successful in
tieing the count at the end 37 to 37. A.C.H.S. tossed in seven points
in the overtime, to win, 44 to 40.
Sloan put up a good first-half battle, but the superior speed of the
Orange in the final half was too much, and Amherst triumphed, 4-3 to
The Sectional Championship playoff at TLB. with Falconer saw
our lads trailing at half time only to pull ahead in the third stanza
to win, 36 to 30, to become one of the immortal teams of Amherst
Central sports history.
Congratulations to real champions!
Left In right, First row: Donald Wagner, Spencer MacDonald, John Krochmal,
Toni Pitman, Dick Tolsina. Second row: Ed Berger, Don Cantor, Don Tolsma,
Robert Kramer. Third rmr: Kent Ziegler, Manager, Roddy Terry, George Russell,
Albert Yankc, Mr. lvrattcn, Coach.
First row-Eugene Carr. Second row-F red Berriman, Ted Sandford, Whitworth Ferguson, Eric Siegfried Don Keller Thzrd
row-George Manthey, Hugh Howlett, Tom Potter, Herbert Lichtenthal, Bob Kinkel, Gene Cottrell Ed Hoeflrch Mr
Schonewolf, coach. Fourth row-Bob Stowers, William Power, Henry Forbes, Bob Thompson, Harold Vosseler Bob bmlther
David Piper. No! pictured-Norman Ihrig, Bob Hawks, John Power, Charles McCain.
SWIMMING SCORES I945
Amherst 50 North Tonawanda 15
Amherst 37 Niagara Falls 29
Amherst 21 Kenmore 45
The A. C. H. S. mermen were off to a good season this year but, due to the lack
of fuel to heat the water in the pool, they were forced to cut the season short.
The regular season consisted of three meets in which Amherst won two and lost
one. First they beat North Tonawanda by the impressive scpre of 50 to 15. Then
came Niagara Falls which was a little stiH'er contest. Nevertheless, the boys came
out on top by the score of 37 to 29. Last came the traditionally hard meet with
Kenmore and Kenmore had their usual powerhouse. The final score was Kenmore
45, A. C. H. S. 21. Amherst finished second in the league. '
The finals were held at Kenmore and unfortunately the boys had very little time
to practice because of the closed pool. But, in spite of this fact they showed up very
well. Co-Captain Gene Cottrell took a second in the 50-yard free style. The freshman
find, Eric Siegfried, took a second in the 100-yard breast' stroke. Co-Captain George
Manthey took a. third in the 220-yard free style and Howlett took a third in the
100-yard breast stroke. Co-Captain George Manthey took a third in the 220-yard
free style and Howlett took a third in the 100-yard back stroke. In the relays the
A. C. H. S. medley team with Howlett, Potter and Cottrell placed second, and the
four man team with Manthey, Ihrig, Vosseler, and Hawks placed third. The boys
that placed in this meet earned the right to compete in the individual champion-
ships two nights later at North Tonawanda.
In the individual championships Cottrell placed second in the 50-yard free style
and Norm Ihrig placed second in the 220-yard free style. Pdtter and Manthey
placed third in the 100-yard breast stroke and the 100-yard free style, respectively.
Amherst loses quite a few boys this year but due to the many fine freshmen and
sophomore prospects the team should do well next year. Praise should be given
Coach Schonewolf and his two fine Captains, Cottrell and Manthey, for making
this season a successful one.
1945 TRACK SQUAD-Left to right, First row: Frank Emblidge, Richard Dunlap, Richard Derr, Bob Hawks, George Man-
they, Eugene Mandell, David Brunner, Kenneth Mintzer, John Stoll, James DiLapo, Don Bero, David Piper. Second row:
Robert Holbrook, Don Smith, Robert Arth, Cal Champlin, Tom Ippolito, Don Eckel, Don Kendall, Robert 0'Donnel,
Eugene Mc-Frae, Dave Johnson, Steve Campbell, Bill Hammond, Don Wagner. Third row: Murray Brown, Edward Hoeflich,
Cltobert Smither, Randall Dilliot, Lawrence McNamara, Eugene Fechter, Eric Siegfried, James Murphy, Mr. Bergman,
TRACK SEASON I944-I945
The '44 track team finished a moderately successful season with 4 .
fourth place in the sectional meet at Kenmore, showing that it be- '
longed in the upper half of the sectional group. i
J f i GX TRACK LETTEi
'l'hree triangular meets were held, with the Tigers finishing second
twice and third once. In the three dual contests, with Lockport once
and Kenmore twice, the Orange fared poorly, failing to emerge on I Q - .
top at all. They put up a fine battle against larger Lockport before V
bowing 51 to 47. In the two multiple meets, A.C.H.S. placed fourth,
in fields of six, in the Intermediate Conference, and eighth in the W j Major
sectionals, K l X D-
ff ick Derr
High point collectors for the season were Dick Derr, with 38, if Larry Wright
Larry Wright, with fl-lg Dick Dunlap, with 281 Warren Hamilton,
with 25: and Bill Giesz, with 19. Of these, Wright and Hamilton
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have left, leaving the running events neglected. Bill Giesz
llowever, of the 13 major letter winners from last year, six are re- .4 -+H'- ,lim Lgifrfgn
turning, besides most of the squad letter recipients, which will form T'-L' om le
a nucleus for a squad which should surpass the accomplishments of
last spring's aggregation.
I944 TRACK SCORES
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Amherst 37 Kenmore 67
Amherst 47 Lockport 51
Amherst 35 Kenmore 69 Squad
Amherst '24 E. Aurora 50 Hamburg 28 -
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IN. N. X. Intermediate Conference C6 teamsj Amherst-fourth Don Bing
Sectional Meet C8 tcums Amherst-fourth Norm Ihrig
TRACK SCHEDULE l945 GWB Mmhey
Apr. 28 Amherst at Hamburg George Runckel
May 2-Pine Hill and Lancaster at Amherst John Stall
May 4-Amherst at N. Tonawanda John Staltz
May 12-Hamburg anal E. Aurora at East Aurora Herb Thurnherr
May 15-Lockport at Amherst Harry Vosseler
May I9-Western Intermediate Conference at Amherst Ernest Cavagnarro
Maj' 26-Open Dave Brunner
June 'Z-Invitational meet at Lockport Edward Cameron
June 9-Sectional meet at Kenmore Richard Huber
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I944 BASEBALL SQUAD
Left to right, First roux' Rudy Hitzemann, John Hodson, Frank Harding, Donald Tolsma, Dean Rich, Charles Bishop, Thomas
Pitman, Spencer Mum-Donald, Second row: Mr. Studer, Coach, Jack Ferrick, Reese Foote, William Gilbert, Richard Baum,
William Clark, Milton Mugler, Don Jacobi, Richard Naylon, George Francis, Manager.
1944 BASEBALL SEASON
Thrice crowned champions! Our '44 team again
turned the trick.
The A.C.H.S. baseball teams of the past three
years have played 40 games, losing four and
emerging triumphant in 36, an enviable and nev-
er-to-be-forgotten accomplishment in the annals
of Amherst athletics.
Held down last spring by the weather and
wartime transportational difficulties, only eleven
games were scheduled, Parker High being the
only team to trip the Tiger batsmen.
High-lights of the season were Moose Clark's
perfect no-hit triumph against Lancaster in
which he notched 18 strikeouts during the seven
inning contest, and the final game at Pine Hill,
when the Tigers took their N.E.C. Crown with a
2 to 0 win.
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Left to right, First row: Leon Dolce, Don Tolsma, Tom Pitman, Doug Reed, Dan Strong, John Hodson, Spencer McDonald,
P U John Krochmal, Dick Tolsma, Don Miller. Seczmd row: Don Richart, Managerg Don Jacobi, Ed Miller, Frank Harding, Bill
3 Kiplinger, Bill Clark, Bill Gilbert, Ed Berger, Jack Ferrick, Dick Naylon, Mr. Wratten, Coach.
Prospects for this spring are good. The
pitching will be strong with Moose
Clark and Johnny Ferrick to bear the
brunt of the hill works. Bill Gilbert, Dick
Naylon, and Frank Harding probably
will patrol the left side of the infield,
with only first base to replace. The out-
field, with Don Jacobi, aided by one of
the pitchers, will be fast and hard-hitting,
having only the backstop post to be
The '45 schedule will consist of ll
games, with Pine Hill, Akron, Williams-
ville, Parker and North Tonawanda,
and one play-off encounter.
This is a banner year in Amherst
athletic history. Let's hope that the base-
ball team adheres to the glorious precedent
established by the football and basketball
BASEBALL SCHEDULE 1945
Apr. Q7-N. Tonawanda at Amherst
May 4-Akron at Amherst
May 11-Amherst at Williamsville
May 15-Amherst at N. Tonawanda
May 18-Amherst at Clarence
May QQ-Amherst at Akron
May Q5-Williamsville at Amherst
June l-Clarence at Amherst
June 5-Play off's for first, second, third
and fourth place
First row-+Pat Kelly, Irene Becker, Gloria Hanour, Joan Mullen, Nancy Marchand, Second row-Betty Tyler, Joanne
Voleman, Katherine Daggers, Janet Raupach. Third row-Jean Morgan, Lois Piper, Barbara Brown, Betty Dannebrock,
Barbara Blexrud. Fourth row'-Marlis Drews, Joan Hufford, Nancy Tolsma, Dorothy O'Keefe. Donanne Seymour, Mary
GIRLS' SPORTS COUNCIL GIRLS' SPORTS
It is the purpose of the Girls' Sports Council
to take charge of making the necessary ar-
rangements for the girls' productions. The
council is composed of two representatives
from each of the senior high school girls'
homerooms, and it is their duty to represent
the girls not only in planning these activi-
ties but also in keeping a record of the points
each girl accumulates every year toward her
The president of the council this year was
Gloria Hanour, the vice president was Joan
Mullen, and Nancy Marchand and Irene
Becker held offices as secretary and treasur-
er, respectively. The council is advised by
The program of girls' sports was upset because sch
started so much later this year. Soccer and hocl-
continued about a month before the girls were fort
inside because of ol' man winter., Friday night bask
ball was discontinued entirely this year in order
make room for the girls' intramural basketball progra
The main attraction during the year, howev
was the VVater Follies. This colorful spectacle v
accomplished with the enthusiasm of practically eve
girl in the school. Some worked on the gay costum
others on the business end of the production, and s
others in the various swimming and dance varieti
The Girls' Dance Club staged a folk dance festiv
which was held in early June on the front court.
G I Left In right, Firsl rmr: Carol Higgins. Joan Eclwarcls, Juno Saivagc, Suv Zic-rk. Nancy Henderson, Jean
Spring, Margaret Haus, Kntlilt-on Kirk. Sammi rmr: Dorothy Harrison, Joanne Dillcllo, Ruth Higgins,
Put Moore, Marilyn flank, Bev-rly Howell, Betty Knrtz, .Ioan Footv, Put Young, Mary K4-rn.
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I Left to right, Firsf row: Pat Hartford, Joan Mullen, Varol Hog:-rs, Kay Parker, Joan Cnrthoys, .Ioan
Hufford, Dorothy Maloney, Vivian Merill. Srmml row: Mzirillzi Rohr-rts, Marion Marsliall, Diane
Yvillax, Ht-verly follins, Gladys Mossell, Virginia Miller, Joyvc Rll'l'llll2lll, Rita Luncllwrg.
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Rhode Island ...,..
Two Sailors. . .
Directed by Mrs. Isabel Husband
and Miss Betty Ackley
. . . .Sophomores
. . . . . .Freshmen
Pennsylvania Polka .... . 4 .
Arkansas Traveler. . . . .
Indians . . .
. . . . , . . . . .Juniors
. . . . .Senior Girls
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Miss Jane Sheeler
If you lmvc the oevzision to
stop in at the olliee, which
niost everyone has, you will
final yourself very well taken
cure of by our competent office
stall. Among their assorted
duties, are taking c-are of the
book room, :answering the seerelzirinl needs of the
sc-hool, selling stamps, and being receptionists for
Mr. S4-Iiweicklnircl and Mr. Scheller.
Mr. Gebhard 'llllllI'llllCI'I' MES Alice Nit'lSl'l1
Mrs. Imogene Amo
lVe are very appreciative of this staff
for its beautiful job of keeping our school
looking so nice.
Mr. John Robertson
Mr. John Cameron Mr. Louis lvannenwetch Mr. lvilliam lNIcLam,-hlan
He has a cheery word for everyone
from the tinlest seventh grader to each
of our teachers.
MRS. EMMA COYER
We just couldn't get along without
our school nurse. Besides her nursing
duties, hlrs. Coyer handles the at-
tendance records and keeps tabs on
GY N' L
Vith Miss VVatson as ad-
iser, the Phi Beta Kap-
ta of high school launched
.s new year by editing a
ewspaper for all of Am-
erst's students in service.
t complete supply of names
nd addresses was compiled
:mr the use of every service-
lan who wished to obtain
he whereabouts of'a friend.
lhe Service Plaque was
,ept up to date and plans
or an Alunmae Association
were formulated. The sup-
ly store was maintainedg
nd the system of honor
wards was kept up.
F1'r.wI row-Dan lfiplinger, Marion Madison, Miss Barbara Watson, adviser: Marilyn Doll, Ken Kurtz.
Secmtrl rotrfhlarilyn Howell, Lorna Heck, Annabelle Lojacano, Marilyn Zenner, Pat McKenna, Lois
Higgins. Thml row--Fred Stephens, Norman Neubauer, Mildred Krummeck, Jean Herman, Gloria
Elliott, Frank Godson.
Ld! In right, First row: Sue Bissell, Barbara Foote, Don Jacobi, Pat McKenna, Stuart McAllister, Sue
Sweet, Tom Milsap, Marilla Roberts, Dick Sauer. Second row: Bob Eck, Jack Wilson, Joan Lacke, Ann
Shelley, Pat Clark. Harry Schutte, Ronald Barclay, Joan Balbierz, Joanne Foleman, Bernadine Nichol-
son, Dick Tolsma. Third row: Dick Jeffery, Gloria Sweet, Shirley Sauer, Bob VVood, Thomas Basil,
Barry Weston, Bill Fisher, farol Higgins, Joan Schmidt, Audrey Duysters, Frank Silver. Fourth rozc:
George Russell. Joan Huflord, Pat Young, Pat Hartford, June Savage, Janet Raupaeh, Dorothy Maloney,
Mary 0'Brien, Peggy Mallory, Donanne Seymour, Jean Morgan, Dan Palmer. Fzffh row: Bob Goehle,
Ruth Higgins, Marlis Drews, Joan Mullen, Mary Ferazzoli, Dick Murphy, Mildred Van Dusen, Beverly
Howell, Dolores Hempstock, Francis Rogers, Donald VVagner, Anthony Cerronei Sirlh row: Bill Clark,
Jim Heinike, Gene Cottrell, Frank Harding, Paul Ash, Tom Pitman, Jack Stage, Ed Berger, Dan Kip-
linger, Henry Alexander, Fred Stephens, Rudy Hitzeman.
Amherst's student body or-
ganizes its government by
electing two delegates from
each homeroom to govern
the students. As usual,
high goals were reached in
in the Red Cross drive, the
March of Dimes, and Rus-
sian War Relief. Stuart
McAllister held office as
president and Pat McKen-
na served as vice president.
F i r.vl Rom-Grace Goetz-
mann, Vivian DeNyse,
Betty Mahoney, Mary
Steinmiller, Lester Klein,
George Snyder, Joan Moes-
sel. Douglas MacFarland,
Spencer MacDonald, Tom
Eck, Jack Lee.
These hoys truly have
a finger in every stage
production from an
asscnilmly movie to a
class play. They are
responsilile for what
makes our tlecoratious
inthe gym or cafe go
over. We could not
possibly get along
without them. The
1-lass of '-I-5 extends its
appreciation for all
that they have done
Left ro right: Bob Whitney.
lloh Perkins, David Zierk.
llolx Wright, Vonrud Arn-
old, Ed Schenk, Bill Goll,
Without these people
we would go hungry
since they are the ones
who prepare our delicious
lunches. Mrs. Schmid-
lin, who is in charge of
our cafeteria, directs the
activities of the women
and student helpers who
prepare and serve our
tasty food. Because much
of the work has to be
done in the kitchen ev-
eryone may not he as
familiar with the indiv-
iduals in this school serv-
ice group as they are
with some of the other
service organizations of
Amherst. All will agree,
however, that the Uafe-
teria Staff deserves a
rich round of applause
for their smooth-serving
of our noon-day meals.
Mrs. Dorothy Schmidlin
Lin or shine our girls have led
2 cheers for the teams of the
:nge and black. This year we
ll lose all of these spirited cheer-
ders, but others have been
lined to follow in their foot-
eps. They have done a magnifi-
it job of promoting school
irit these last four years, and
ve added much to practically
of the school sporting events.
Lois Higgins, Betty Seares, Sue Moore, Martha Becker, Marilyn
With the absence of Doc Pan-
kow, former coach of the cheer-
leaders, to the Navy, Mr. Min-
ieh became the new coach, and
has done a beautiful job. Next
year he will have a whole new
squad to handle because the
five senior cheerleaders are grad-
uating. There were eighty people
at the first call for cheerleading
tryouts but this large turn-out
was narrowed down to fifteen
during Basketball Season. Jack
McKenna and Harold Brundige
were the Junior High Cheer-
leaders during Football Season.
The squad now comprises, Pat
Hartford, Vyn Ann Thomas,
Mary Plumer, Barbara Wagner,
Joan Hufford, Nancy Henderson,
Marilla Roberts, Jane Sendker,
Sue Sweet, Betty Spangenthal,
Kathleen Kirk, Roberta White-
law, Don Smith, Ken Smith, and
THE MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS
Fira! Row-Barbara Smith, Vivian
Eckert, Henry Kummer, Bob
Brinkman, Jack Kelly, Bob Os-
borne, Jeanne Kennedy, Bob
Nelson. Second row--Lawrence
Beeman, Pat Marks, Jack Weav-
er, Harold Christensen, Harry
Wells, Millicent Knauer, Sue
Boulden, Mr. Krestic, conductor.
Third row-Dan Corretore, David
Brunn, Oliver Hartwell, Kent
Ziegler, Jack Vlfilson, Dick Scan- ii-'if
nell, Robert Allenbach. Whitworth
Ferguson. Fourfh row-Bill Ingraham, Bob Abwender, Gordeon Fisher, John Moreland,
David Piper, Arthur Chapman, George Manthey, Louis Wollenberg,
Firsl mu- e-Richard Murphy, lYilliani Ritz, Betty Smith, Sue Ann Boulden, Harriet Nichols, Lois
Nlurray. Sworn! ron'-f-George Ruka, David Johnson, George Manthey, Arthur Chapman, Pat Marks,
Marilyn llillnmn, Robert Allenlmm-lu, John Wilson, Robert Usborne, Franz Allina, Marjorie Boulden.
Thin! rou---Rim-Imril Sauer, Nlr. Krm-stir, director, Howard Duysters, Robert Nelson, John Moreland,
llolu-rt Ilrinknmn, llenry Kuinmer, lluviml l'iper, Oliver Hartwell, Paul Ulark, Ronald Barclay, Edward
Klein, Juni- lluhor. Fourth ron' --Douglas Pulnann, William Ingraham, Richard Dybowski, Louis VVol-
PA UL KING
A CAPPELLA CHOIR
Firxl rrnra-C'aroI Stowcll. Virginia Miller. Joanne Colelnan, Kathleen Kirk, Constance Bacon, Grace Claxton, Audrey Hard,
Ilarhnra Brown, Nancy N11-nut, Betty Tylcr. Srvrxrzcl row--Miss Mt-Cullor, aclviserg Joan Kc-n1I:1II. Joan Curthoys, Carol
Rinkcr, .Ioan fnrtis, :XIHIFOY Dnysters, lla-tty Smith, Ellen Ilos, Marlis Drews. Third 701134-Illlll' lice-kc-r, Carolyn Kinkel,
Beverly Benson, llim'Imr1ISI1al1k, Virginia Spraggon, llarriet Nichols, Dorothy Hossenlopp, Dorothy Kathcr. Fozlrfh rowv
Bill Gicsz. Paul Sc-annell, Ken Kurtz, Don Holzman, Ed Klein, Bob Alle-nbach, Ronald Eiss.
Lff! to right, 131,781 row: Doris Linendoll, Shirley Giesz, Marilyn Blow, Alice- Ilulc-hinson, Ilzlrlwnrn Snymlcr, .Ianv ll'lll'Ill'I',
Marilyn flark, Ruth Long, Marilyn Kneselau. Sw'm141rou': Ann Slut-lloy, Sillly'llll0lllpSOII, Patsy lianv. I'lI1lIIlt'.xI'lI0lII, llarrivt
l'rt-wson, Varol1,ciglibody,TIleresa Jarvis, Mary Dunn, Ann Rogi-rs, Marilyn Geisler. Thin! rmr: Donna llill, .lm-an Iluvlilvr,
Lrfl to right, First rou',' Gasper Baldo, Herbert Blow, Robert Kingsley, Paul Clark, Bob Corretore, Sally Thompson, Ann
Shelley. Second rozr: Bob Geckler, Nancy Davis, Laverne Fischer, Beatrice Furnas, Ken Hanour, James Nesper: Third
roar: Mr, Krestic, conductor, Bob Coghill, Malcolm Burnett, Donna Hill, Henry Ronny, Hugh Moreland, Gene Batt.
Fourth ron-: David Piper, Don Corretore, Colin Hamilton, Lawrence Beeman, Charles Smith, Roy Smith.
THE MUSICAL CRGANIZATICNS
The musical organizations here at Amherst have always played an important part in the activities
of the school. They take part in the assembly programs of our school and also contribute to outside
The members of these organizations work hard for the success of their groups. They arrive before
school for rehearsals and remain alter school is dismissed to practice again.
The Band, Orchestra, A Cappella Choir, Junior Choir, Ensembles and soloists who take part in
the concert which dedicated the school organ to the memory of Paul and Edryce King, all worked
earnestly to be able to give a concert which would be fitting to the occasion.
The lland has played for the Junior and Senior plays. Although the Urchestra has not been as
active this year as in previous years, an increase in its activity is expected next year.
The A Cappella Choir has not been as active as we would have liked it to be. The choir has sung
several times in assembly, and at Christmas time carried along the tradition of caroling through the
The String Ensemble has been quite active this year, as shown by the fact that it has played
several times at the Amherst Community Church, and the two grade schools in Snyder and Eggerts-
ville. These six people have done a line job of making themselves more well-known among the stu-
bliss Mr-Cullor and Mr. Krestic have done a fine job in building up the musical organizations.
They have worked harder and worried more than the members themselves. Thev certainly deserve
a vote of thanks for the work they have done in music for Amherst Central High.
This year the TATLER earned world-wide fa'ne.
It was sent to servicemen on all fronts and the appre-
ciative letters received prove that it has given enjoy-
ment to many people far from Amherst. The TATLER
went to press eight times and each issue was more
widely read than the last. Both the editorial staff and
the busmess staff have made the TATLER an import-
ant part of life at Amherst.
Fira! mu'--Dorothy Harrison, Shirley Crooks, Betty Manning, Joan Mullen, Pat Goodman, Ella Jean Larkin, Marilyn
Doll, l'at Mr-Kenna, Marilyn Howell, Betty Seares, Lois Higgins, Dick Scanncll. Sl'f'0Il,ll rmu-wJa'i:'t Martinke, Mary Lou
West-r, Dorothy Maloney, Grace Goetzmann, Shirley Lohman, Joan Moessel, Jane ML-Cullough, X lrginiaMiller, Ann Henry
Marilyn Zellner. Betty Smith, Marilla Roberts, Pat Hartford, Third mu'-Ann Lippincott, Carol Rinker, Barbara VVhit-
more, Margery Hassclbeck, Nancy Tolsma, Joan Stafford, Audrey Schutte, Grace Roudenbush, Sue MacMurray, Joan
Cm-thoys, Marilyn Weber, Mary Lou Cohn. Fourth row-Jerry Tropman, Mary Ferazzoli, Pat Landberg, Martha Becker,
Ruth Kellv, Ethel Schmidbauer, Dorothy Frascella, Betty Schulz, Betty Larkin, Pat Kellt. Fifth row-Kay Parker, Nancy
Marchandz Gladys Klein, Mary Margaret 0'Brien, Douglas Putnam, Norma Stephens, Bob Allenbach, Jean Herman, Mariori
Madison, Lee Ramsey. Sirth row-Jean Rae, Carolyn Dannebrack, Paul Ihlenfeld, Alice Rief, Jerry Lou Esau, Frank Godson.
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MEMBERS-Fred Cadwell, Eugene Faller, Jack Ferrick, Don Fiscus, Don Georger, John Geyer, Al Little, John Lopez,
Douglas MacFarland, Dick MacVittie, Henry McNess, John Mayne, Tom Milsap, Sue Moore, Robert Nuermberger, Leo
Pistner, Rodman Smith, Bob Staplin, Tom Waring.
Make way for a course that's taken its students off their feet and into
the air! This year the Junior Aviation Class has featured actual flight
training, which added untold thrills to the practical ground work.
The background in meteorology, aerodynamics, air navigation,
aircraft structures and engines greatly increased the students' knowl-
edge of the coming air world.
Many of the students have definite plans to continue their aviation
work in college or jobs. Others will be defending our country in the
1ir. Best of luck and good flying!
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HALL OF FAME .
The Cheerleaders-for leading our peppy cheering sections
Pat McKenna-good work in the Senior Play
Marion Madison-leadership of the Honor Society
Nancy Marchand-one and only in the Senior Class
Norm Neubauer-director extraordinary of the Stage Crew
Bill Gilbert-our all 'round athlete
Stuart McAllister-president of the Student Council
Nick Parco-boogie Woogie-and how!
Ken Kurtz-Senior Class President
Bobby Roth-just Dream
Fred Stephens-for his motorcycle-zoom!
Marly Doll-Tatler Editor
Betty Larkin and Jani Raupach-art editors of the Tower
Dick Dunlap-our football hero
Bob Nelson-Amherst's own Harry James
Moon and Gibney-end men in the Minstrel Show
Marilyn Clark-freshman class beauty
Moose Clark-for the dead-eye pitch
Vyn Ann Thomas-for being such a swell gal
Kay Parker-the perfect model
Barbara Smith-seventh grade cutie
Gloria Bernsten-attention Hollywood!
Jake Davis-for his unappreciated energy
George Snyder-for doing such a swell job in the Junior Play
Carl Gordon-for those two points in the Pine Hill game
Dick Dybowski-undoubtedly the loudest ties ever
Don and Ken Smith-for pepping up the J. V. games
Lynn Booth-Amherst's champion knitter
Chub Higgins-for spending his senior year with the ,Marines
Bobbie Whitelaw-the expression in those big brown eyes
Bob Wright-the littlest plug on the stage crew
Nick Parco and Conrad Chistiano+for being such' a happy pair
Science Honor Group-For maintaining an A average in science: Robert Allenbach, Robert
Collins, Joan Ciuthoys, Janette Diehl, Patricia Hartford, Lorna Heck, Marilyn Hillman,
Ella Jean Larkin.
5-25-Delayed opening of school because of in-
fantile paralysis epidemic
Q5-School opens-but no classes
13-Sigmund Spaeth-tune detective
14--Football season begins-Amherst 14-
Hamburg 0! The tigers are off to a
Fourth Annual Football F rolic-new uni-
forms for the cheerleaders
20-Johnny Ray's Band in assembly-all the
gals swoon to Time Alone Will Tell
21-Amherst 20-Billsville 6!-What a game!
27-Impressive dedication of service plaque-
student body files by in reverence
Amherst 13-Lancaster 7-Whee!
Honor Society induets new members-
a pleasant surprise for some of our
4--Amherst 13-Medina 7-unlucky 13 for
11-Amherst 7-Depew 6-we make our point
17-Tower Bazaar-they cameg they sawg-
18-Amherst 0-East Aurora 0-We clinch
Thanksgiving assembly-Amherst counts
1-First basketball game- Amherst 36-
1-2- Junior Miss -the seniors make their
7- Community Capers -for the benefit of
the 6th War Loan-85551100 in bonds
'7-Annual football banquet-Amherst cham-
pions receive gold football awards
8-Football assembly-Van Patrick speaks
-Amherst 36-Lancaster 28-poor Lan-
Amherst 44-Williamsville 31-we squelch-
ed the Billies again
22-Christmas assembly-vacation begins!
-Amherst 30-Depew 26-we do it again
25-Christmas-Santa visits all Amherst's
good little boys and girls
Q8-Tower Snow Ball-very much in season
1-Happy New Year--same old resolutions
3-4-Into each life some snow must fall-school
closed, but, no one seemed to have
trouble getting to VVepps
:J-Back to school-627 students absent
13-Hot Shot Minstrels-for benefit of the
March of Dimes
-Dreaded Regents week begins-groans
-Concert for dedication of organ-in mem-
ory of Pop King
9-Amherst 43-Sloan 32-Wllat a team!
2- English is a mark of culture and the
highroad to success -Dr. Arnold
Young speaks in assembly
2-Amherst 33-Pine Hill 32-much too
close for comfort
-Amherst 4-6-Williamsville 34--the Billies
are too happy
-Happy Birthday, Abraham-no school
13-Amherst 4-9-Akron 18-nice going, fel-
14-Valentine's Day-honors to St. Valentine
-Angora Rabbit in assembly-let's knit
Amherst 35-Hamburg 30-don't stop
-George Washington's birthday-another
-'Amherst 28--East Aurora 23-E. A. is
-Basketball dance-the cheerleaders suc-
2-Amherst 4-9-Depew 39-the league is
getting closer all the time
6-Amherst 4-4-Pine Hill 40-congratula-
9-Robert Schulz in assembly-Beethoven
to boogie Woogie
Amherst versus Falconer-36 to 30-
the Tigers are champs
Basketball assembly-we pay tribute to
Spring Green -the Juniors present a
28-Easter assembly-vacation begins
4-Back to school-short vacation
13- Hail the Conquering Hero -P.T.A.
20-Annual school exhibit-our efforts are on
27-Sophomore dance-fun for all
5 Water Follies-the girls show lots of splash
10-Junior Tea-the Junior girls honor the
Senior girls and their mothers
11, IQ -Biology field trip-the biology students
spend a happy weekend at Allegany
18-Tatler dance-our school paper presents
its annual entertainment
25-Junior Prom-Amherst social life at its
30-Memorial Day-no school
Q-Folk Dance Festival-the girls present a
group of colorful folk dances
15-Class Day-the usual hot day . . . or did
we guess this one badly?
21-Exam week-more groans
22-Junior High School Commencement-the
ninth graders receive diplomas
Q5-Senior Graduation-the Seniors finally
reach their goal
PATRCNS AND PATRONESSES OF THE
and Mrs. H. Wallace Scannell
and Mrs. J. G. Fiscus
and Mrs. William Dannebrock
and Mrs. Harold I. Howell
and Mrs. Richard D. Madison
and Mrs. Norbert C. Weser
and Mrs. Donald L. MacMurray
and Mrs. August R. Naumann
and Mrs. R. H. Diehl
and Mrs. William F. Nuermberger
and Mrs. Arthur E. Dannebrock
Elmer M. Miller
and Mrs. Elwood M. Hillman
and Mrs. C. Gale Kiplinger
and Mrs. John R. Zenner
and Mrs. Carl G. Martinke
-and Mrs. Frank Vine
and Mrs. John P. Kelly
and Mrs. Howard E. Duysters
and Mrs. George Herman
and Mrs. Herbert C. Roudenbush
and Mrs. R. L. Marchand
and Mrs. W. J. Daggers
and Mrs. Gerald E. Mahoney
and Mrs. William J. Mullen
and Mrs. Tracy M. Bissell
and Mrs. Walter D. Keller
and Mrs. Frank J. Higgins
and Mrs. Fred C. Manthey
and Mrs. Fred H. Raupach
and Mrs. F. O. Francis
and Mrs. John W. Henry
and Mrs. Philip J. Snyder Sr.
and Mrs. Louis P. Snyder
and Mrs. Herbert J. McKenna
Mr. and Mrs. J. Potter
Mr. and Mrs. Howard C. Moesel
Mr. and Mrs. James G. Hedrick
Mr. and Mrs. Elwood T. Larkin
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Godson
Mr. and Mrs. John Baka
Mr. and Mrs. Dell M. Ramsey
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Mossell
Mr. and Mrs. Ludwig Krummeck
Mr. and Mrs W. J. 0'Brien
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Klein
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert C. Doll
Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. Eck
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Treadwell
Mr. and Mrs. John Fulton
Dr. and Mrs. R. C. Brown
Mrs. Charles W. Allenbach
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Rae
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Crooks
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Piper
and Mrs. George E. Becker
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8584 MAIN ST.
Phone PA 3751 University Plaza
C. J. KLEINSTEUBER
E. C. McNU'r'r
1382-1384 Niagara Street
BUFFALO, N. Y.
Industrial and Heavy Chemicals
Accessories : : Expert Lubrication
Bert Berchou, Proprietor
AMHERST DRUG STORE
MAIN and ROCK
T. E. Dungey Proprietors: H. L. Wright
HOUSEHOLD OUTFITTING CO.
Goon FURNITURE SINCE 1895
575 MAIN ST. 345 BROADWAY
Our furniture is Fresh as a
Freshman, Sophisticated as a
Sophomore, Jolly as a Junior
Sensible as a Senior
1275 MAIN STREET
BUFFALO, N. Y.
We Service Any Make of Automobile - - Tow Truck Available - - We Buy All Makes of
Used Cars - - Wheel Aligning - - Engine Rebuilding - - Complete Frame Rebuilding
GENUINE PONTIAC PARTS
PHOTOGRAPHS IN 'rms ANNUAL WERE MADE BY
637 MAIN STREET, BUFFALO
Have your Photo Taken with the New Speed-Flash Camera! Freezes Action at lf30,000
of a Second! Natural Effects. Posing Not Necessary
Negative.-1 Kept in Files Five Years for Duplicate Copies
Industrial, Institutional and Personal Photography
Best Wishes 'ro +he Class of '45
And Our Boys in the Service
Member I nter-F raternity Council
ARTHUR L. BECK
1111 Genesee Bldg.
Buffalo, New York
D. A. Pfam N. R. Pfohl -'BLUE COAL AND SEMET-SOLVAY coKE
SCHULER BROTHERS 5
G 'c i ' V'f 'l ' ' MW THE POPULAR HOUSEHOLD FUELS
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SNYDER, N. Y. PA. 9041-9042
Ray L. Marchand, D.D.S.
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Phone: C'Leveland 7900
THE YARN SHOP
Williamsville, N. Y.
ROBERT J. FIMIANI
BROST MOTORS, INC.
DODGE and PLYMOUTH Distributors
1285-1291 MAIN ST. '
BUFFALO, N. Y.
ALFRED M. JEFFERY
361 DELAWARE AVE.
BUFFALO, N. Y.
LOCK'S HOME BAKERY
460 SOUTH HARLEM ROAD
Try Our Home-made
JEAN BEAUTY SALON
BREAD - PIES L- CAKES - ROLLS JEAN HERRMANN S971 Main St
Qualify our Specialty UNiversity 2848 Eggertsville, N. Y.
GAMMA SIGMA FRATERNITY
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JOHNSON PRODUCTS CO., BUFFALO, N.Y.
Bea! Wishes To Compliments of
The Graduates, The Fa:-ulty and Friends of
THE HERTEL BROWNBILT
AMHERM' CENTRAL Hmn Svnom,
1382 HERTEL AVE.
3586 Main St. Eggertsvi!le M. C. Hufford
Dr. and Mrs. W. W. Meissner GRACE C- HEANEY
4517 Main St., Snyder, N. Y.
GIFTS CARDS HOSIERY
R. CO. Ive Cream . . . Tandy . . . Magazines
86 W Chippewasggregsot BMZUFFAL0 N Y Shelf Gros-eries . . . School Supplies
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Phone PA 1505
SCHOOL AND FRATERNITY JEWELRY 4209 Main St. Eggertsvine' N. Y
Diamonds Watches Trophies
BUFFALO NUT SHOPS
BUFFALO, N. Y.
DR. R. W. CONN
DR. W. A. SMITH
In the Heart of Eggeftsvillen
R. H. JOHNSON 8: CO.
NELSON B. WAGNER
Delivery Service Phone: AM 0128
17 Court sf., CL 1780 DRY CLEANING
New York Boston Philadelphia 2220 Kensington Ave.
SN YDER, N. Y.
Menfs and Boys' Wear . . . Growing Girls' Shoes
DAIRY BAR - LUNCHEONETTE
The Place Where Young Folk M ee!
can 5548 MAIN STREET
PA Qlll 5516 MAIN ST.
W'MSVILLE ll WILLIAMSVILLE WILLIAMSVILLE, N, Y,
Compliments of Compliments of
MR. AND MRS. W. J. GIBNEY THE OMEGA SIGMA
FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
THE HONOR SOCIETY
SCHOOL SUPPLIES STORE
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HERE WE ARE EQWISIIED
TO PROVIDE YOU WITH YOUR
EVERYDAY SCHOOL NEEDS
MAY WE SUGGEST THAT
YOU TRY US NEXT TIME
MEMBERS IN CHARGE:
MARILYN DOLL MARION MADISON JEAN HERMAN LORNA HECK
Congra+ula+ions '+o 'rhe Class of '45
ALPHA ZETA FRATERNITY
Member Inler-Fraternity f,'o1mffil
KOBLER 8: MILLER
We are indeed proud of the constantly increasing
OPPORTUNITY FOR SERVICE
which is being accorded us by the people
Convenient Parking, Convenient Shopping
816-322 GENESEE STREET
A. C. KOEPF
DR. E. C. SAUER
The Fairmoni' Creamery Co.
BETTER DAIRY PRODUCTS
197 Scott St.
BUFFALO, N. Y.
C L 8516 CL 6586
C omplimenfs of
BUFFALO RADIO AND
1565! MAIN ST.
Phone LI 1001 Radio Repair Sper'1'nli.9ts
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
The World'.9 Greatest
Bailey and Kensington Ave.
8021 Delaware Ave., Kenmore
TOWN OF AMHERST
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATIN G
Superintendent of Highways
F. Theodore Jenzen
Martin A. Gilbert
CLASS OF 1945
Albert J. Herman
Nelson H. Blocher
Edgar J. Barth
Albert C. Koepf
Fred G. Muck
Edwin J. Culligan
Chairrnan of Board of Assessors
Fred W. Stuewe
Chief of Police
Edwin H. Evans
Congratulations to the Class of 1945
FRANK X. HUBER
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCHANT
BUFFALO, NEW YORK
BIARTIN F. HUBER BENJAMIN J. HUBER
Compliments of Stoker Coal Smokeless Coal Bituminous
MARY FAGEN SUPPLY 8: COAL CORP.
BEAUTY SHOP 5274 Main st., Williamsville, N. Y.
Williamsville 64--UNivel'sity 3581
F Y Lehigh Valley Semet-Solvay
4555 MAIN ST. SNYD IR, N. . Amhracite Coke
SAUSAGE MAKER TO HIS MAJESTY KING APPETITE
Distributors of Iw Qualily Foods
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UNIVERSI Y PLAZA
sI-ss UNIVERSITY PLAZA
Pies . . . Cakes . . . Rolls . . . Bread . . . Cookies
Orders Taken for All Occamioru
FEDERAL MARKETS, INC.
Meet Me At Grant's
W. T. GRANT CO
zzz UNIVERSITY PLAZA
Visit Our Teen Age Shop
GIFTS sl TOYS
Everything fm the Baby
THE CHILDREN'S SHOP
22 UNIVERSITY PLAZA
Boys to 8 Sz 10 Yrs. Girls to 16 Yrs.
L. M. LENIIARD . M. LENRARD
HOME AND AUTO SUPPLIES
Complete Lirw of
26 UNIVERSITY PLAZA
Owned and Operated by
KELLOGG PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. INC.
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Your goal the sky
Your aim the star
Hopkins ,Memorial S
Best wishes from Remillgtull Rilllll
KREHER 8: SHOEMAKER, INC.
J obbers of Fine Confections
SCHRAFFT'S CHOCOLATES, FRUITS AND SYRUPS
4-33-4-35 BROADWAY BUFFALO, N. Y.
ALIDA BEAUTY SHOPPE
3997 MAIN STREET
Phone Williamsville 46
5543 Main St. Williamsville, N. Y.
Buy Your Compliments of
Gxns AND GREETING Clmns
at MAIN xr LINCOLN
THE VILLAGE SHOPPE
5550 Main Street ,
Dependable Drug Sewwe
WILLIAMSVILLE, N. Y. E. B. Simonson - Propnktora - C. Keil Cassety
GENRICH BUILDERS, INC.
RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION A PROFESSION
4287 MAIN ST. UN 0444
RUNG'S 'FURNITURE HOUSE, INC
873-879 GENESEE AT HERMAN
ZETA SIGMA EPSILON
The Vitamin Store
Free 2 Phones:
Service PA 5152
ART GOODS NOTIONS NOVELTIES
Let Us Take Care of Your Hem-Line Troubles
Alterations and Repairs
DRY GOODS STORE
Wash -- DRESSES - Silk
Furnishings for the Entire Family
HARLEM 8: KENSINGTON
SNYDER, N. Y. PA 0910
Open Saturday Evenings Till 7 P. M.
THE AMHERST BEE
Tin: Orncuu. PAPER
With a Weekly Column of
Amherst Central News
Fine Job Printing
Personalized Matches and Napkins
WILLIAMSVILLE. N. Y.
IN EVERY COMMODITY
FARMS DAIRY, INC.
4949 MAIN ST.
Eggs, Flour, Breakfast Foods,
Lawn Seed, Dog Food
G. L. F. MILLS, INC
BUFFALO, N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter A. Kendall
GAMMA PHI SIGMA
BEST OF LUCK
DONALD WAGN ER
Las+ Year's Graclua+es in Service
Carl Kinkel, U.S.N. Donald Durrick, U. S. N.
Milton Mugler, U. S. N. Dean McCarthy, U. S. A.
A Member of the I nter-Fraternity Council
PA 9114- PA 9848
Personalized Prescription e
413 C HLAND Dmvn AT HARLEM ROAD
CHE OWAGA 21, N. Y.
BERT A. Line, PH. G.
CHRISTIAN FLIERL CO.
Lumber . . . Planing Mill . . . Cabinet Work
Plywood . . . Insulation
1352 GENESEE ST. BUFFALO, N. Y
Phone: TAylor 2486
E. D. GUTTAS CO.
BANNERS . . . EMBLEMS . . . LETTERS
We specialize in lettering on sports wear of all kinds.
Also Chenille Letters B: Emblems.
'rv W. CHIPPEWA ST. CL mas
RYAN 81 WILLIAMS, INC.
Ojice Outfitters - Desks - Chairs
FILING DEVICES K
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Telephones: WAsh. 0177-0178
82-84 Pearl St. Buffalo, N. Y.
SCHUPP AND MANSFIELD
18 COURT STREET
BUFFALO, N. Y.
MULLEN AND GUNN
lbmplimenting Faculty and Graduates
AMHI-:RST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
On a Good Job Well Done
Main at Darwin UN 5040
Contributing Since 1924- to the Character
and Growth of Amherst
Dr. and Mrs.
Sidney M. Marks
Business Life Insurance
Liberty Bank Bldg. Buffalo, N. Y.
THE GRADYATING CLASS
SUOR AND SUOR
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THE LITTLE STATION THAT OFFERS A LOT
CIRCLE SERVICE STATION
HARLEM AND CLEVELAND UNIVERSITY 9686
Exide Batteries : : Champion Spark Plugs : : Firestone Tires
Purolator Oil Filters
SKYCHIEF FIRECHIEF HAVOLINE
Sure Start Service Battery Charged While You Wait
Complete Line of Fan Belts
Have Your Motor
Call UN 9686
Refrigerators : : Washing Machines : : Wood Working Machines : 1 Lawn Mowers
It's a Good Habit to Trade Here
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