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Q f QU SUEW i In order that the graduates from our high school may take their place in a fitting manner in the world without being of the worldg that they may be trained for the battle of lifeg that they may be provided with the equipment for heart and mind so necessary in these perilous daysg that they may be strengthened by a knowledge, reverence, and control of self to cope with the moral and intellectual dangers before them, that they may be prepared for the puzzling questions ahead before they are thrown into their midst, it is necessary to instill into the hearts of our pupils a keen sense of duty to achieve courageously the following ideals: Be prayerful and place yourself under God's care and His Blessed Mother's. Be proud of the Faith that is in you and cling to it. Be true to God and to yourself. Be sincere in all your social relations. A Be willing to share the burdens of those who need your help. Co-operate with others in work that is to be done. Have faith in yourselves and in those with whom you labor. Have greater confidence in God, more love for men, and a kinder attitude towards all. Strive for mental efficiency that you may always be guided by right principles. Endeavor to build up physically that you may bear your share of life's burdens. Determine to make your life work a service to humanity. Be courageous in assuming responsibilities in your parish, in your home, and in your nation. If you make these ideals dominant in your life, they cannot help but bring "Success" The Faculty .ll0,l...- GLEANINGS Write injuries on sand, but engrave benefits on marble. Hatred exists in hearts which are too weak to forgive. We do not count a man's years until he has noth- ing else to count. " 'Tis thus that on the choice of friends, our good or evil name depends." The Curtain Falls The final act of "High School Days" Draws swiftly to an end, And on this thrilling play of plays The curtain must descend. It was a most exciting treat ' For everyone concerned To act the play without defeat Until it was well learned. All scenes were laid at A. H. S. The time-four years of school, And every actress met success By making "work" her tool. There were some heartaches great and small With tears throughout the playg But laughter sought to conquer all And friendship paved the way. The skill which every star displayed Was pleasing to behold. Beneath the garb of every maid There lay a heart of gold. But all four acts have ended now, The last one fades away, And every star comes forth to bow On Graduation Day. Dorlores Miller, '36. 99 -X 'DP Dear Seniors: It is with deep regret that we bid you farewell. We shall indeed miss your cheery smiles and your kind, generous deeds. No longer will the halls echo with your gay laughter. No longer will your beaming countenances be seen in the classrooms. Your wit, your dramatic skill, your artistic temperament-everything will be sought for in vain. Others will join us during our remaining school days, but they will never fill your places. We must continue without you. As you go into the world, may God's choicest blessings be showered upon you, and may every success attend you. Sincerely, The Junior Class-Mary Kirby, '37. , PAGE 3 ,f ' T' on 777. Y W 2 Y OAIQJ .f EDITORS , . The Annunciator Published in the interest of Annunciation High School. Virginia Kram .,.....,.......A.,,A,w,.,.,,,,...,..,,..,,. ........ E ditor Associate Editors Jeanne Richardson Dorlores Miller Margaret Campbell Helen Donatelli M. Carita Brown Rita Callahan Business Staff M. Helen Madden Mary Gordon Margaret Munsch Thelma Apel Patricia Phelan Angela Briggs Lois Dotterweich Veronica Brunner This issue of "The Annunciator" is dedicated to our Seniors who have befriended and encouraged us through our Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years. We appreciate the example of industry and courtesy that they have giv-en us and are sorry that they will not be with us next year.-The Juniors. We are pleased to announce that our school has charter and has been admitted to "Quill and Scroll," the International Honorary society for high school journalists. This society includes over 1,000 chapters in every state of the Union, in England, Canada, British Honduras, Hawaii, Alas- ka, Philippine Islands, and China. "The purpose of 'Quill and Scroll' is to instill in students the ideal of scholarship, to advance the standards of journalism by developing better jour- nalists, and to promote exact and dispassionate thinking, cl-ear and forceful writing." The society's work includes research and surveys in the field of high school journalism to determine types of publications best suited to high schools. Other tasks engaged in are the organization of state press associations and the criticism of manuscripts and publications. According to rules, members chosen must meet the following requirements: CID They must be of at least Junior standingg C23 they must be in the upper third of their class in general scholastic standing at the time of their electiong CSD they must have done superior work in some phase of journal- istic or creative endeavorg C45 they must be recom- mended by the adviser who governs the publica- tionsg C55 they must be approved by the national executive secretary. No active members have been elected as yet, but honorary members include all those now serv- ing on the staff of "The Annunciatorf' secured a bu LL 719 ff' -' Scnoti, 11 Virginia Kram, '37. ll U P: ieylukz . ' '7 J . . xx VX ff, When we returned to A. H. S. Our last year to complete, We had a number of events No other school could beat. Some bingoes, parties, movies, shows, A candy sale, and such- All filled the program with success ,Twas mighty Seniors touch. But these enjoyments we did leave. Retreat next claimed full sway, And afterwards our mission drive For lands so far away. On rushed the flood, with all its force, Vacation with it came. Alas! free time We had to pay Before we could win fame. Then back to school and our events, The Prom, a huge success, Was held in May, and on that night We surely looked our best. But now the saddest part has come, Our high school days are through, 'Tis time to leave dear A. H, S. So we must bid Adieu. Marv Howley, '36. T O1 i.-. f SIX CHARMING EDITORS BID ADIEU Top row, left to right-Jeanne Richard- son, Rita Callahan, Dolores Miller. Bottom row-Carita Brown, Margaret Campbell, Helen Donatelli. The lively articles of these brilliant and up-to- the-minute editors appear for the last time in this issue, for within a few days these Seniors will be graduated from Annunciation High School, thereby severing their connections with "The Annunciatorf' .T-l-0 ...l Rev. P. J. Graney, pastor St. John's, Scottdale, Pa., will deliver the baccalaureate sermon to the graduates on June 11 at 8 o'clock. PAGE 4 L I . THE REV. CHARLES .I. DEASY, A.B. THE VERY REV. JOHN J. GREANEY, S.T.L. The Very Rev. J. J. Greaney, who is the head of our faculty and the pastor of Annunciation, has won the esteem of every member of our high school by his untiring zeal in our behalf. Father has secured for us every spiritual advantage, especially' the opportunity of receiving a Catholic education in a truly Catholic atmosphere. In spite of financial burdens, Father has supplied us with an adequate staff of teachers, has increased our scientific and commercial equipment, and has furnished a new library f for us. The faculty and student body Wish to express their gratitude and appreciation to Father Greaney. From our earliest school days, The Rev. Father Deasy has been our ideal of all that is noble and dignified in one of Christ's anointed. Father has spared no effort in helping and encouraging us in our school activities. As commencement day ap- proaches, every class looks to Father for valuable 4 suggestions for carrying out the graduation exer- i cises with best effect. During two of our high J school years Father Deasy has had charge of our + spiritual instructions. We shall strive ever to fol- l low his salutary advice. l Our faces brighten when we meet The Rev. Father O'Connell, for he has always been a strong support to us no matter what difficulties befell us. We knew what interested us would also be of in- I terest to him and that we could tell him about it in our own natural way. Father has charge of the ' Blessed Virgin's Sodality and we are all sodalists who benefit from the spiritual retreats that he ar- ranges for us. Our recent one was conducted by Dr. Jas. Carroll. As a mark of appreciation we A i promise to remain faithful SODALISTS after THE REV. LAWRENCE A. O'CONNELL, A.B. graduation. PAGE 5 l -ll X f F ls: '-A 5 ut, 4 6' On June 9, the'Seniors will present in Norwood Hall a striking play, entitled "lt's a Ming." The comedy has three acts in which ten of our gradu- ates will star. Margaret Campbell contributes a montrous vase to the Schools "White Elephant Auc- tion." A pair of practical jokers, Mary Gordon and Patricia Phelan, start a rumor that the vase is a valuable Ming. Dolores Schleich conducts a lively auction, at which Margaret Munsch, thinking the vase valuable, buys it. Miss Campbell learns that her kind but cranky aunt, Miss Dolores Miller, who had given her the vase, is coming to visit her. Miss Miller brings an expert, Mary Helen Madden, to decid-e whether the vase is a priceless masterpiece. A young reporter, Helen Donatelli, does some ex- pert maneuvering and acting until a crook is recog- nized in one of the party. A sub-plot of two love- sick girls, Ruth Gillen and Margaret Munsch, winds through the main story of the vase. All the parts in this delightful play of school days, including that of the old Irish maid, Margaret Fersch, are very attractive.-Mary Helen Madden, '36. fConcluded on Page 113 W we-1 Y I v f -C v-. I. r " , i'lr 2 riff-ii" ' , N 1 40 ,f I I ,t . ., arf -i X 1 A lym ' ll- sorfr LIGHTS! - - LEAFY BowERsz CHARMING DANCERS! - SWEET MUSIC! Thus was the atmosphere created on May 22 at Norwood Hall, the scene of the Senior Promenade, one of the most important social functions of the school year. The hall was beautifully decorated with large balloons and class pennants of gold and black. Large leafy palms offered a fitting background for the orchestra of WiIl Kestner, which furnished the music. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Ley, and Mr. and Mrs. E. J. L-ey, the chaperons, aided in making this social event one that will always be memorable to the grad- uates and their friends. The following committee was in charge of the arrangements: Mary Howley, Dorothy McSt,een, Catherine Martin, and Cornelia Reister. The Senior proms have established a permanently cherished tradition in our high school. Dorothy McSteen, '36. The Sweet Girl Graduate One of the most popular phrases in the English language is "the sweet girl graduate." Although poets, orators, and authors have used those words time and again, the public never seems to tire of them. Tennyson, himself, wrote of "sweet girl graduates." Her pictures are in the rotogravure sections of the newspapers and the "Sweet Girl Graduate" herself is the subject of many editorials. All this praise, while very sweet and gratifying, sometimes is mere flatteryg but the happy Senior does not allow popular fancy to turn her head. The "sweet girl graduate knows well her possibilities, limitations and failures. "Knowledge comes, but Wisdom lingers." The high school Senior is laying a good foundation of learning and culture. However, she needs more than a mere accumulation of knowledge. She requires a resource- ful, honorable, responsible and self-reliant personality. An ideal gradu- ate should have serious views of life, good common sense and practical judgment, but best of all, a good supply of humor. She must be able to recognize true value, to sympathize with others, to cherish beauty, and to understand and obey that little voice of conscience prompting noble deeds which may require heroic sacrifices. Her education does not end at graduation, which is rightly called commencement day, for then life begins to test and train our "sweet girl graduate," be it in a Christian home or in a peaceful, happy convent. Jeanne Richardson 36 .sl X Congratulations and Best Wishes, Sweet Girl Graduates of A. H. S. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hergenroeder Miss Margaret Barry Miss Lillian Sukits Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Briggs Dr. J. W. Miller Sylvia's Beauty Shoppe Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Lukitsh Mr. and Mrs. John Burke Mr. E. J. Kline-Barber Miss Mary Packer's "Beauty Shop" Miss Phyllis Carr Dr. W. A. Remlinger Miss Dude Vaugh Miss Alexis Mill Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Wheeler Miss Clara Schneider PAGE 6 MODERN BUSINESS COURSE The gradual development of commercial 'education in the last century is very interest- ing. At first private schools offered courses to students who had completed the grammar grades. Bookkeeping was the chief subject taught. Later typing and shorthand were introduced. Business continued to expand until today the necessity of commercial sub- jects in every course is apparent. Originally the schools aimed at training students to become either bookkeepers or stenographers. Then commercial education existed as a dis- tinct unit. Today, however, the advantage of some commercial knowledge to every stu- dent is imperative. The prudent academic pupil elects wisely one or two commercial branches. The student training for the commercial world needs a more solid business founda- tion than the academic student. Knowing the techniques of business such as typewrit- f 5 5 ,,....., I' 'J ? !.j.j. 5' " '-f .-,-,-.-.-.'.'.-.-. '''4'A'f'f'f'f'?I'f'C'I'I-I-I 1 :-L-:-:-:-:c-:-:-'-'I-'-- Q J ..,-. 3.15.1431ij1j:j:13g:g:g:g.g.g.g.-.-b-'E1 ' H 1: if ap-. fi f A r ,.,.,. y if-N I i? -2 I .-231:14 I '-'- I 1.,, 1 :-.-..-. .....,4,-, if .-:-:1E1- ... ... I .A., ,Z ff: '-.-,,,. V "c'. f .,.'. ing, bookkeeping, shorthand, filing, telephoning, etc., are essential to him. Since the end of commer- cial education is the application of business technique, the student While in school endeavors to mas- ter thoroughly these principles so that he may apply them later in the business world. -Ruth Gillen, '36 Pa tronize Our Advertisers 1 lf'-'-'Ti-Tt-'Mt-t-"s-t-'f-t-'-i-'-s-'-s-t-STA'-'-ft-'EA -L'-T' --T-T---T-T-TA 'ik ij , Donatelli Granite Compan E tl W ORIALS BE . ll ni . J 51 of Character il 1' ll lf 2141-47 BRIGHTON ROAD li NoRTH SIDE PITTSBURGH, PA. 'I 1, .I Phone Fairfax 2236 If lil l1.-.-.,,-S.-.-.,.,.-.-.,,.-.-.-,.,-.,, -.,.,,-.B.-.-.-.-.-.-.,.-.- ............ vi PAGE 7 'HEADLINES OF FAMOUS SENIORS EXTRA!!! EXTRA!!! CARTOONS BRING FAME TO ARTIST Miss Patricia Phelan wins renown in . . . BAFFLING MYSTERY SOLVED No detective ever equalled C. Martin . . . SOCIALITE AT PALM BEACH Miss Howley, fiancee of baseball star . . . HONORARY DEGREES FOR SCIENTIFIC WORK Jeanne Richardson, leader in medical . . . DEBS MAKE BOW AT FOX CHAPEL Misses C. Reister and M. C. Brown presented . . . WOMEN BRING RELIEF TO CITY POOR C. Bonomo and D. Forrest smilingly help . . . LAWYER WINS HARDEST CASE OF CAREER M. H. Madden scores another victory . . . COLLEGE PRESIDENT GIVES LECTURE Miss M. Gordon, the eiiicient and popular . . . YOUNG NURSES AID FLOOD VICTIMS M. Ferch and D. Sehleich, distinguished . . . FAMOUS TENNIS STAR RETURNS HOME After winning the finals, Margaret Munsch . . . PITTSBURGH DANCE TEAM CAPTURES CUP M. Campbell and T. Apel, dancers, were . . . POPULAR SONG COMPOSERS MAKE FORTUNE Music-H. Donatellig Lyrics-D. Miller . . . EDITOR OF "THE CHIMES" HONORED Miss A. Briggs was guest at a banquet . . . DESIGNS NEW COIFFURE FOR WOMEN Miss Ruth Gillen has delighted the fair . . . COMEDY TEAM GIVE RADIO PROGRAM D. McSteen and R. Callahan, known as . . . CHAMPION SKATER GIVES BENEFIT SHOW Gertrude Schrott, will be the star attraction . . . Thelma Apel and Margaret Campbell, '36. l 0-Q-Q-O-O-+4-0-0-0-Q4-ro-ro-Q-r Q 4 ' GEO. H. BENDER Choice Meats, Butter, Eggs and 6 I Cheese E 6 2824 CHARLES STREET E Bell Phone Fa. 6703 E 2 6 0 Q I v+o+rv+o+++o+4! PAGE 8 E ' Fairfax 5557 Fairfax 0694 3 Established 1890 6 Z 5 L P SMITH I O O FUNERAL HOME 8 1707 Brighton Road NORTH SIDE I Q 6 2 Private Chapel E E 9-0-9-0-O44-4-9-99 OQWOOGO' 9-9 9999' 4 994-904-9'94'9'9-I "'+'+'+"'--- "'+"""'Z Graduatnonbaiy. 1 Permanent Wave .-...- to ,make you CATHERINE BEAUTY SHOPPE Fa. 0617 - Charles Street C ++o+++o+++reo+44+ Q I 'O-'O-6-Q-0-4-O-0-9-Q-9-04 4-Q-vo-oaoa of-so Q Q-Q oo-0-4-evo-0-04-0 U 2 CASSELL'S PHARMACY E "The Rexall S tore" ? 1 2031 Perrysville Ave. FA. 1292 WE DELIVER 2,444+-Q-Q-o+o+4+o4-4-o-o-of -0-0-9-Q "We look before and after, and pine for what is notg Our sincerest laughter w.th some pain is fraught, Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thoughts." K 9+-04+-0-Q-04-0-90-0-0-0-0-0 Q-Q-0-0-0-0-+0-O-Q-0-Q-O-04+--0-0-0-0 R HABIT HE word habit is in danger of degeneration. It is inclined to go the same way as that one-time good word notorious, ' which, from meaning note- worthy, now invariably means wicked, We say, with a shake of the head, 'Tm afraid it's becoming a habit," or "He's a slave to habit," meaning al- ways a bad habit, Yet habits may be good, they may be beneficial, the very foundation stones of orderly and beneiicent living. To train a good impulse, which may be fleeting, into a habit that is con- stant is surely to strengthen and en- noble character. The efficiency of a machine depends upon the exact co-ordination and co- operation of all its parts. There must be nothing jerky, occasional, spasmo- dic about any of its wheels, cranks or spindles. They must all have the me- chanical habit of working in unison. We are not machines, nor do we desire to become machines. But if We are to be efficient, We must form cer- tain somewhat machine-like habits of regularity, reliability, punctuality, in- dustry and thoroughness. We will then work with the smoothness and effi- ciency of a machine, whilst we need not sacrifice our power of initiative, forethought, and the adventurous spirit of discovery. There are nobler habits than these, which are only habits of the mind. Are there no habits of the spirit? I think so. A man may be efficient, yet 14,5 ,X1 W 'S il l' erousg orderly in his work, but disor- derly in his emotions. We have all known men and women Whose habits seemed to work perfectly in ordinary circumstances but who lost control and "crashed" when struck by adversity and trouble. They have neglected to form the habit of calm self-contain- ment, which is something higher and more spiritual than stoicism. Good habits, carefully and deliber- ately formed, often serve us better than great natural gifts, for one bad habit has often proved capable of rendering the greatest gifts almost useless--"the little rift within the lute which, by and by, makes all the music mute." Good habits are built to stand wear and tear. Being slow of growth, they are less liable to fall before "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune." There is a note of warning which needs to be sounded. We say a person has become the slave of habit. It is a true saying both for the good and the bad. A man may become the slave of a good habit. I have known men so tidy that they got nothing done. In its larger implications, it is what Tennyson meant when he said: "The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils Himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world." So let us see that our good habits ever remain our servants and do not become our masters, for the spirit of a man is h.igher than any habit he may not patientg economical, but not gen- form. TW 11Q'l'XiNL',l I, S ff' x .-,' .. , 1 l I -sr - g ,f 'gf , 42- . . " -4 . xr +y44 PAGE 9 GRADUATES OF 1936 Dolores Miller, president class '36 Jeanne Richardson, vice president class '36 Mary Carita Brown, treasurer class '36 Thelma Apel, president "Modern Business Club" Angela Briggs, circulating manager "Annunciator" Cecilia Bonomo ta y "Moder B sine Club" ' ' , secr-e r n u.' ss Rita Callahan, associate editor the "Annunciator" Margaret Campbell, president "Sigma Delta Chi Sorority" Helen Donatelli, literary editor "Annunciator" Margaret Fersch, teacher in Christian Doctrine Con- fraternity Dorothy Forrest, assistant librarian Mary Gordon, business manager "Annunciator" Ruth Gillen, teacher in Christian Doctrine Confra- ternity Mary Howley, teacher in Christian Doctrine Confra- ternity Catherine Martin-Manager Senior Promenade Mary Helen Madden, president "Le Seance Fran- CZISH Margaret Munsch, vice president "Le Seance Fran- CHISU Dorothy McSteen, secretary "Le Seance Francais" Patricia Phelan, class artist Cornelia Reister, vice president "Modern Business Club" Gertrude Schrott, alumnae reporter Dolores Schleich, librarian .i-.TO MOVIE MEDLEY "Captain January" and "The Widow From Monte Carlo" went to the "Chatterbox." Here they met "The Farmer in the Dell" and the "Special Agent," "The Count of Monte Christo," who told them "Char- lie Chan's Secret." They questioned this, only to receive the warning, "Don't Get Personal." Then "The Two in the Dark" walked down "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" and bumped into "The Unknown Woman." She was searching for the "Per- fect Gentleman" with "The One Way Ticket" to the "Rogue's Tavern" where "The Singing Vagabond" and "The .Lady in Scarlet" were hiding "Desert Gold." This being an "Exclusive Story," "The In- former" went to tell the "Federal Agent," who was in the "House of a Thousand Candles" putting "Fast Bullets" into "Hair Trigger Cassy," the "Man of the Hour" of "Modern Times."-Angela Briggs, '36, Z A Z S the soil, however rich it may , 2 be, cannot be productive without Z V culture, so the mind without cul- A tivation can never produce good I fruit 2 , fa fa en Q Ga Z IRTH ,,,,1 . and RTH "How do you keep your children in at night ?" "I have an inclosed car." Pk S? fl? Our idea of an optimist is the man who begins a cross-word puzzle with a fountain pen. Pl? St S? City Chap: "I say, is that bull safe?" Farmer: "Well, he's very much safer than you are right new." if: it Pl? A seventh grade history class, which had just fin- ished studying colonial life, was on examination. One oi the questions was, "Discuss city life in colonial times." One boy wrote: "There were not many cities, and what there were, were out in the country." ,lk Pl? is Man in Elevator: "Fourth floor, please." Operator: "Here you are, son." Man in Elevator: "How dare you call me son? 1'ou're not my father." Operator: "Well, I brought you up, didn't I?" -is as e Mrs. Newwed Cat dinner tableb : "I was going to have some sponge cake as a surprise for you, dear, but I confess it was a failure." Mr. N.: "What was the matter?" Mrs. N.: "I don't know for sure, but I think the store sent me the wrong kind of spongesf' 'IF 9 O "How old is your little Lrother, Johnny ?" inquired Willie. 4 "Just a year old," replied Johnny. "Huh! I've got a dog just a year old, and he can walk twice as well as your brother can." "Well, he ought to. He has twice as many legs." 3? Pl? S9 Johnny's Ma: "Johnny, there were three pieces of cake in the pantry, and now there is only one. How did that happen?" Johnny: "Well, it was so dark in there I didn't see the other piece." if SP 0 "My dear," remarked the young man, "did you ask the milkman why there is never any cream on our milk?" "Yes, darling, and he explained quite satisfac- torily. I think that it's a great credit to himf' "What did he say?" "That he always fills the jug so full that there is no room for cream." 'lk Sli fl? Teacher: "How is it you were not at school yester- day, Johnny?" Johnny: "Please, sir, when I was coming to school I saw a steam roller." Teacher: "Well, what about it?" Johnny: "A man tapped me on the shoulder and said, 'Mind that steam roller, boy.' And I stood mind- ing it all afternoon." PAGE 10 ff gf Y ,g f Q ii - 1 f 7 NA Regina holds the record as the smallest in the class, While Mary Schiegg, without a doubt, is quite the tallest lass. Wherever pranks are being planned, Miss Houpt of course is seen, For helping in the mischief, Mary Osborn's very keen. Then too we're pleased with quiet girls, such as our Lillian Glenn, I And also our sweet Mary June, so here her name we pen. Now Blanche McBride has but one fault and that is being late, If 'twere Miss Carney we would say, "Last night she had a date? Virginia Kram, as editor, knows how the paper's run, And Lois finds that hunting ads is really lots of fun. Now Rita Joos, our president, has many pleasing ways, Miss Wagner, too, in this respect, is worthy of our praise. Where'er there is a tennis court, you'll always find Miss Lane, While volleyball is just the sport for our beloved Jane. Miss Rooney-one may see e'er hugging a geometry, But Mary Kirby says, "I've had enough--no more for me." Now reading is a hobby that's Veronica's delight, Miss Ott displays domestic ways by knitting every night. Romain, the genius of the class, must come by train and trolley, A hop, a skip, a jump, and here's Miss Pettay, al- ways jolly. Expressive eyes and jet black hair-Miss Dax of course we mean, With pearly teeth, a lovely smile-Miss Stoeckle here is seen. Marcella is the sweetest, in this group of twenty- three, So now you've met the Junior class, the Seniors soon to be. Lois Dotterweich, '37. . O-OO-O 0-06-0-O-O-O-G-O-O-O-QQ Work Called for and Delivered R. COHEN-Merchant Tailor We Do Cleaning, Pressing and Altering of Ladies' and Gent's Garments Phone Fairfax 7349 2529 Perrysville Ave. Q 0-vo 94-0-0-vo-O-0-0 l 'elf fe Q-f I C. Brosnan-Our Cassy giggles day and night, B. Voltz-And Betty dances with delight. Mary H.-Some lessons wise can Herky teach Mary McG.-While this wee lass is such a peach. M. L. Dany-Lou in Math. wins admiration, M. Balker-Mil reels off some fine translation. C. Smith-Our Goog a microphone can face, R. Lang-And first in class is this one's place. Anna M. G.-This quiet lass can fun beging T. Sabas-And make e'en Tillie start to grin. Mary P.-In science Mary quizzes "Why?" F. Mang-On answ'ring, Flo ne'er blinks an eye. M. O'Brien-Our Margie's weird, uncanny tales D. Curley-Will make Dot's cheeks begin to pale. B. Mack-Handy is Bee with pins or thread, Rita P.-While rips and tears cause Reets no dread. Ruth C.-A magic pen our Lulu wields, Audrey E.-But Audrey works in other fields. K. Cleary-Our Tinkleis Irish as can beg A G. Slatt-Mig Chatterbox-we hear and see. Bella B.-This maiden sings a merry songg J. Martin-For Jane to diet is all wrong. Mary D. S.-Let M. Dee drive away your bluesy Grace MCC.-And please tell Gracie all the news. M. Malone-A girl like this is very rare, Virg. MCC.-Her smile can banish every care. Mary J. T.-Miss Jane is quiet and demureg Sophs '36-Now you know our class, we're sure. DRAMATICS fConcluded from Page GJ "Glowing Embers," a comedy-drama of three acts, will be presented on Class Day by the following Seniors: Jeanne Richardson, Mary Carita Brown, Cornelia Reister, Thelma Apel, Mary Howley, Rita Callahan, Angela Briggs, Dorothy McSteen, Dorothy Forrest, Catherine Martin, Cecilia Bonomo, and Ger- trude Schrott. This play is a deep stirring drama that will be remembered for years by those who see it. Although the players are amateurs, they are pre- pared to meet your exacting requirements for the dialogue is such that the pupils love to play and the audience loves to see. The sprightly comedy and uproarious farces are so gratifying to all the listen- ers that they justify this production in being called a comedy-drama.-Rita Callahan, '36. I-0-o-9-4 Q-0-9-0-Ol I LANGSDALE'S BAKERY QUALITY Bread - Pies - Cakes - Rolls 2525 Perrysville Ave. Cedar 3637 fo-Q-0-Q-0-+0-0-0-0904-Q4-O-0-0-0-0-0-0 -0-O-O-Q-O Q 9 Q PAGE 11 . '1i' ?i?il1?.h'i'.l1'11iiii Home Smile: 'A ' . 'ivmwmwutwhr wm I ' The Fisher: "'l'ne11 it won't be a crime if 1 land a fish ?" The Inhabitant: "No, it'll be a miracle!" Sl: :IF 'lk Artist: "I've got some of the funniest pictures you ever saw." i Editor: "Really? Where did you have them taken?" SF SG SF He was an up-to-the-minute motorist, but had lost his way. Suddenly his eyes brightened as he shouted to his wife: "I think we're getting near a town. We're hitting more people." Sl: elif '19 Wiggs: "Sorry to keep you waiting, old man: but I've just been setting a trap for my wife." Wagg: "Heavens! What do you suspect?" Wigg: "A mouse in the pantry." S? SF its "How old is your son ?i' asked the visitor. "Well," replied the dad, "he's reached that age when he thinks the most important thing to pass isn't his examination, but the car ahead." Sk elk Si' Kind Friend: "I did what I could, Tony: I told her you had more money than sense." The Victim: "And what did she say?" Kind Friend: "She asked if you had any money." S9 elif :lk The teacher was giving a lesson on "snow." "As you walk out on a cold winter day and look around, what do we see on every hand?" she inquired. "Gloves," answered the :edhaired boy in the rear seat. Si :XC :lb "One of our little pigs was sick, so I gave him some sugar." "Sugar-what for ?" "For medicine, of course. HaVen't you heard of sugar-cured hams?" Sk Sis Sis Patient: "Will the anaesthetic make me sick?" Doctor: "No, I think not." Patient: "How long will it be before I know any- thing?" Doctor: "Aren't you expecting too much of an anaesthetic ?" SG PX: Ill: Old Lady: "Oh, conductor, please stop the train. I dropped my wig out the window." Conductor: "Never mind, madam, there is a switch just this side of the next station." :lk 'X' Sl' The Fisher: "Is this a public lake?" The Inhabitant: "Yes, sir." :Xe :lil elif A man who was wanted by the police had been photographed in six positions and the pictures sent out to the state police. In a few days headquarters received this from a small-town chief: 'I duly received the pictures of six miscreants wanted. Five of them have been captured and we are on the trail of the sixth." K. T ' X , ff? w X 7 by V .4 My N t 'Z ia' Q 1 f J ae. were ' , E , wi K, X "raid I F fl ' : " ' I K ' tt W i '0 2 Y I Hg X p ' 37 , .,,, ff X gy Y . wc, f af i . X ft' g , .. Za X Z XANQN x 'V X 1, .fl xi 'r V ,,, an 1. 1 . FRESH E Miss Coennen, sweet and true, has eyes of lovely blue. Regina is a blonde: of her we all are fond. A pet has Phyllis Clark, just listen to him bark. Our Joan Wurdack shows that Freshman work she knows. Without that Grundler grin, no friends would Mary win. A cheerful sort of girl, our Anne's a Freshman pearl. When Latin comes around, Miss Gruber makes a frown. Miss Keenan's jolly nice, because she's full of spice. Our Betty Dummar thinks that play with work e'er links. Cecilia's pretty and sweet from head down to her feet. Our jolly Rosie Mack, a smile she ne'er does lack. lf Helen lost her puff, she'd be in quite a huff. Our sweet Virg'in,ia Joyce has a pleasing, winning voice. Tho' Madeline is small, her brightness beats them all. A movie star to be points Ruthie Kleeb. Let's see. Eulalia gets a star for patrons near and far. Our tiny Dorothy Krah can sing and play and draw. 'Tis Anna L., wee lass, who often leads her class. Inez is very true, I ne'er have seen her blue. Our gentle L'ella Cox has fair and curly locks. It is a mystery how Jane gets history. Our little Betty B. has personality. witty Eileen Flynn, who's always sure to Win. It's Our Catherine has light hair, with which none can compare. 'Tis Rose of Winsome charm, a lass who ne'er does harm. PAGE 12 JUST IMAGINE Angela Briggs .................................,.......... Not giggling Mary Helen Madden ........ .........,.......... I n love Jeanne Richardson ........ ....... N ot making A's Patricia Phelan ......, .,,......... L ooking bold Mary Gordon ,........... ......... S Corning paint Catherine Martin ........ ....... B eing on time Thelma Apel ............. ........,....... I n a hurry Margaret Munsch ..,.... ....... P laying the piano M. Carita Brown ....,. ...... B eing a tall blond Dolores Schleich ..... ................ B eing silly Helen Donatelli ....... Dolores Miller ..,...... Dorothy McSteen ....... ..........Losing weight .,.....Not chewing gum dancing Ruth Gillen ,,,,,,,,.,,,.,... ....,... W ithout freckles Margaret Campbell v....... ............... N Ot missing school Margaret Fersch ........ ..................,........ W ise-Cracking Mary Howley ............ ........ W ithout salt and pepper Gertrude Schrott ,....... ...................-----.... N Ot skating Rita Callahan ........... ...... N ot offering a Suggf-3Sti0n Dorothy Forrest ...... ........ B eing an opera singer Cecilia Bonomo ........ ............... B eing "high hat" Cornelia Reister, '36 . -0- -l Chemistry! .V 'Tis true that in our science class No freedom can I see, For morning, night and in between I'm doing chemistry. That day I chose a science course Was full of woe for me, I never rest my weary bones, 'Tis always chemistry. For day by day in busy Lab. I test each property Of metals, acids, bases, salts While learning chemistry. But if I know the formulas And study zealously, Then Write all my experiments, I'll pass in chemistry. Margaret Munsch, '36. Dot Reichel is a gal, who proves a Worthy pal, ' Fair Grace is very shy, her blushes catch your eye. Our blondie, Mary Kress, we could not love her less. Next charming Dorithy Coll, whose red hair beats them all. Our Betty M's so sweet, her friendship's hard to beat. For silence Stella Brown, she'd surely win the crown. Our Peg has dimples two, I think they're sweet, don't you? Two curls on either side, are Mary Frances' pride. Our dark haired Josephine at school is seldom seen. Our playful Dor'thy V., I'm sure can climb a tree. Her name is Sophie B., she's over five foot three. When Germy goes to school, she never breaks a rule. Our Betty Sherlockis gay, what else is there to say. Marge Kennedyys blue eyes, can twinkle and look wise. Miss Ann, since you are new, we girls all welcome you. Attendance, Margie Yost, for it don't try to boast. F or Quick Delivery Call Day CE 1415 WE DELIVER C. A. Boles BEER ALE and PORTER -GO 2957 Charles Street N. S. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Q1 E2 U2 O O 0 S io El? 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She thought "Somebody Ought To Be Told," but calmly said, "I Feel Like a Feather in the Breeze," so "I'm Gonna Clap My Hands" on these "Misty Islands of the Highlands" while the "Red Sails in the Sunset"' are "Building Up to An Awful Let-Down." "At Five O'clock Tea" she met Mr. Otis, who said "Let's Face the Music and Dance," while you are "Breaking in a New Pair of Shoes." "I Don't Know Your Name," said she. He replied, "Goody-Goody, "I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin'." Then he began to "Sing an Old-Fashioned Song to His Young So- phisticated Lady." Mary Howley, '36 PA GE 13 79' 'i'ii'q:Yi'V..'T iiNiiiv:iviiviiiiiiiviiviiiugiviiviswiiifd iv: firwiiviiixg ysxs. ya- PQIYQ uvrvsxg E lf' Q 9 Y bl Oflice Phone Cedar 4376 Res. Phone Cedar 4191-R :S ll if Q, aa ' 15 J O EPH R SCHACH 3? sg ' vi 9 lx 1 1 fl fl NORTH SIDE FLORAL SHOPPE i 1 FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS 'I ii 55 gl Jos. F. LESCH, Mgr. Ei Residence, Cedar 4375-W ll 0 gp in 55 800 East Street, N. S. Pittsburgh One Square from E. Ohio St. R lf ii! l 5 QE Graduation Stage Decoration Compliments of North Side Floral Shoppe B fl .?L.?L!-K 1.39591 i lL?A?K il ll id lj lj ill! lj ?A!+A?-3 1-3 ij ?A?,S i-A?A?s! ij? 5 il! lA Use Pittsburglfs Best- E o Compliments 2 o Castle Shannon 5 JE no 5 5.5 . COAL mgpng A if Phone Carrick 3600 516 Federal Street SE MUTUAL SUPPLY COMPANY Q N S PITTSBURGH PENNA Used By the Church and School for E ' ' l ' Several Years O -G++'-G++-0 0-A O 04 ++ vfew-0+-++o-0+-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o+o4eol 5 +H++++H4+++H+H+H PAGE 14 I U ' '72, "NT" i. . L'5.2ffl P W miv'lW' 1.-' ia ZZ-.fre AW Pf"'k' .lfl,f.....2f ff-' if l ff qgiwig . L, I GTI-I " ' ' 'num - REQ -' as 2 'PQ' J - 43"-is TQ! 'i -AWN it fl IVXW Q ' 3? i val-I A M l fs' 45. Emi! M' i f L ,KP ' w A4 Q if , x r lr' T X Z X7 Xl? E- , ku, X rl L ,fd ff lf! E657 fx R. S' -to J. fi. .22 5 F' 5 ii -H 490-' We X, ff, X" L fi 1 ff XJ N In 1 uw 0,2 .3-W 'f ' xx gil zffgcii Nl Mother's Day-Is it only one day in May? Oh! no, every day is mother's day. We love, obey, help, and pray for our earthly mother daily. God has given us also a Heavenly Mother, His Mother, that we might imitate her spirit, her virtues, her life, which were ever in accordance with G0d's Holy Will. SOD She will be our help in need, our comfort in sorrow, our strength in temptation, and a friend to plead our cause with her Divine Child. Every faithful cherishes, loves, and honors his mother, and is happy to have others revere and befriend her. How pleased then is our Lord to have us love His Mother, how He delights to see us imitatlng herg taking all our joys, sorrows, failures, and successes to her! What a pleasure for Christ to hear us sing her praises! We beg our Heavenly Mother to bless our own dear mother on earth, to be a cause of joy to her and to us "now and at the hour of our death." Mary Gordon, '36 ..A..0A.A .Tw rw X ' 4.. i, hu 34,2254 ,, LMS. Q, xg ? 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M- 2 5 I Fairfax 1246 +0-o-0+o-0-04-0-fo-o-Q-o-0-o-+0-0o-+o-o-o-++o-Q-o-o-o-o-vo-0++ 0 PAGE 15 .The Heroism of Kate Shelley RANSCONTINENTAL passengers speeding east or west in luxurious limiteds now cross the Des Moines river, if they travel over the Nl Chicago and Northwestern Railway, on a fine :-' r . new span of stone and steel, one of the long- ' W est and highest of its kind in the west. It is situated between the towns of Boone and Ogden and at almost the exact geographic center of the state of Iowa. It has been named the Kate Shelley bridge, and while perhaps few of the transcontinental tourists know or care, it is a monument to an outstanding act of heroism of an Irish section foreman's daughter. -While the newspapers were filled with stories of the brave deed of Kate Shelley forty-six years ago, it has been made a part of the archives of the Iowa State Historical Society, and the grateful railroad company has perpetuated her name with its bands of steel and piers of stone, few of the younger generation stop to- day to think of what the name means. The Shelley family lived in 1881 in a cottage be- side the tracks in the valley of Honey Creek, about half a mile from the Des Moines River. It consisted of the widow and several little children of Michael J. Shelley, an immigrant from Tipperary, who had died three years before. The family, poor and fatherless, continued to live on in the home provided for its section foreman by the railroad company, doing its best to keep the wolf from the door. Of the little flock of children, Kate, then fifteen, was the oldest. Late in the afternoon of July 6, 1881, a violent storm swept through the Des Moines Valley. It had been raining for days, but this downpour was heavier than the rest and accompanied by terrific thunder and lightning flashes. Honey Creek became a raging torrent. The rising waters threatened the Shelley stable half way down the slope, where the cattle had taken refuge. Kate, who had been watching the storm from a window, dashed out, let out the horse and cows to shift for themselves and rescued the little pigs. There was no sleep for the Shelleys that night. The creek was filled with uprooted trees and fence posts and kept on rising. It must have been 11 o'clock when Kate 'and her mother heard the rumble of a train crossing the Des Moines river bridge. It was a pusher engine, with a crew of four men, which helped heavy trains up the grade on either side of the river. The pusher had been ordered to run between Boone and Ogden and look out for trouble where embankments had been undermined and bridge piling loosenef. The locomotive came backing down the track to the eastward, brakeman and section foreman standing on the running board of the tender peering into the gloom, the engineer and fireman on their boxes. Kate heard the bell toll as the engine slowly went on its way, then suddenly a horrible crash and a fierce hiss- ing of steam as the engine plunged through the broken Honey Creek bridge with its crew into twenty-five feet of rapid, swirling water. The midnight express from the west was due in less than an hour. Against the entreaties of her mother, Kate, attired in an old skirt and jacket and ltraw hat, improvised a. lantern by hanging a little 'iv ? W 3' T miner's lamp in the frame of an old railroad lantern and started out into the night. Unable because of the fiood to go directly to the tracks and thence to the fallen bridge, she climbed the blui back of the house, made a semi-circular detour, struck the wagon road through a cut in the bluffs, followed it to the tracks and then ran to the broken bridge. There she saw by the lightning fiashes two men of the engine crew clinging to treetops. The other two had gone down to death with the engine. So she turned westward and hastened toward Moingona, a mile and a quarter away, to fiag the express. But the long wooden bridge across the Des Moines, trembling with the rush of waters, lay between her and the village. Kate ran, stumbled and crawled along the track in the rain and darkness, wondering if she should be caught on the bridge by the express, or if the engi- neer should fail to see her tiny light and rush on to destruction. The gust of wind threatened to put out the lantern every minute. When she reached the bridge the water was swirl- ing among the ties, almost up to the rails. She dropped to her knees and crawled slowly and laborious- ly over the ties, spaced far apart and studded with spikes to discourage pedestrians from using it as a short-cut. Now and then her dress caught on a spike or gouged her fiesh. Halfway across a huge tree was dashed by the current against the structure, its roots sweeping a spot where she had passed a moment be- fore. Every minute seemed an hour, but at last she felt the solid ground beneath her. She stopped a moment to recover her breath, then set out on a run to the station, a quarter of a mile away. How she got there she was never able to tell clearly afterward. "The girl's crazy!" she remembered hear- ing someone say. Then someone recognized her as Mike Shelley's daughter. The whistle of the express from the west was heard as it slowed' up to enter the yards outside the town. The train, not scheduled to stop there, was Hagged, and the conductor and engi- neer heard her story. A crew with ropes and rigging went to the rescue of the two trainmen in the tree. guided by Kate Shelley. The excitement kept up for several days. Kate was overwhelmed with gifts from the grateful passen- gers on the express. Reporters came from Chicago, Des Moines, Omaha and elsewhere, and the story of her deed was flashed far and wide. Then several days later her strength gave way, the strain had been too great, and for three months was confined to her bed. Poems were written about her and she was show- ered with letters in praise of her heroism. The school children of Dubuque gave her a gold medal. The Chi- cago Tribune raised a fund for the Shelley family. The Iowa legislature of 1882 passed an appropriation to give her a gold medal suitably inscribed and S200 in cash. A drinking fountain dedicated to her war' erected in a Dubuque park. The employees of the Chicago and Northwestern presented a fine gold watch and chain to her and the company gave her 2 .pass for life over the road. The trains always stopped to let her off at the humble cottage in which she lived until her death. The company provided for her funeglf PAGE 16 Convent of the Blessed Sacrament St. Elizabeth's Cornwells Heights, Pennsylvania Feast of the Ascension My dear graduate: So you want to have a career! Well, I certainly hear that. I suppose, you are going through volumes of catalogues and papers to get information on all kinds of work open to one who intends to devote her life to a cause. You won't lose sight, I know, of the fact that the best sort of career is that in which one's neighbor is most benefited. ' You must not allow the rosy glow of romance to shine too persuadingly over your ideals. Everything looks perfectly grand in that light. That is why it's so hard to dis- regard it. Don't mistake me, dear graduate, for a practical old bore. I want you to be enthusiastic about your future work. I haven't much use for anyone who can't be alive and very interested in an important thing like this. Just don't forget the Lord -that is what I am trying to say. You see, God never, never thrusts Himself for- ward. If you want Him, you must ask Him to come to you and help you. Let me be explicit. I wonder if you've ever had a lump in your throat when you of some masterpiece, am glad to ---- 51: Z. .r.,,,.m, 3 7 1: E " P wf 91,?'-21.1 4 - 5- , as ' . 'its 2 y he fe . fe heard an excellent rendition or at the strains of the "Tantum Ergo"? Do you know why? I'll tell you. God is in everything that is exquisite and beautiful and grand. You look up to the great vast expanse of blue sky and then realize the truth of the words, "What is man that Thou art mindful of Him?" God lets you see how wonderful He is. Saint Augustine meant that when he said, "Our hearts are restless till they rest in Thee" for then we know that only God can fill the awful void within us. Will you let Him do it? Are you going to let His love fill your heart? I always think of the passage of the Bible that states that when God had fashioned man, He "breathed" into the form He had made. Our souls are God's breath. So are the souls of His neglected onesg and He wants to come to them. Is God asking you to make your career the bringing of souls to Him that He might fill them with Himself? Won't you think it over? There are thirteen millions of colored people who are waiting to be taught to love God. Several hun- dred thousand children of the Red man are without Him, too. The Lord of heaven and earth is looking down on you. When you turn your gaze upward and see His face,-God's face-what will your answer be? God love you and bless you. Yours devotedly, A. H. S. Alumna. .., O.l. . We Sophomores think that Biology is the only subject. This is our first year for science. Regular trips to the laboratory are made, during which visits we dissect everything from fishes to grasshoppers. The work is delightful, but it's a mystery how we endure the handling of dead specimens and the odor of formaldehyde. We frequently take our uniforms along with the fishy odors, to the cleaners. Catherine Smith, '38 -...- The Childhood of Jesus "Out of Egypt have I called My Son" QOsee xi-ID The Royal Psalmist sings: "Thou art beautiful above the sons of men!" From these two quotations and from Jewish customs we have to surmise the beauty and the peace that surrounded the Child Jesus after His return from Egypt until the incident of His being lost and found in the temple. At Nazareth under the care of His young mother and Saint Joseph, His limbs grew strong and His young lips learned to speak. Like other mothers, Mary taught Jesus His first lessons until He had reached the age of seven, at which time the Jewish child was handed over to the father for training and educating. The -child- hood of Christ must have been marked by health and vigor. During those years, no doubt, Jesus thanked His mother for her loving care of Him while a help- less babe. The neighbors and His relatives, when they beheld the beauty of His face and His gentle ways, could not help loving Him. While His parents silently adored Him, they treated Him as their son. The artist may picture the child Jesus amid the in- struments of the passiong but I do not think His childhood days were ever saddened by thoughts of the sufferings awaiting Him. Dorothy Forrest, '36 . . l In Memoriam "Where age nor tears nor pain nor cruel care Can harm her now, or enter Memory's Hall She that we loved so beautiful and fair Shall come to us still radiant when we call. From all Life's dangers now, secure is she Lovely she was and lovely she shall be." The announcement of Dorothy Carr's death came as a shock to her school day companions and to all of us who loved her so tenderly. Were it not for our strong faith, we might be tempted to say that it was sad that one so young with a promising, bright future should be called from our midst. God, who does all things well, has taken her to Him- self and we trust, has placed her among His chosen friends to enjoy the unending delights of Paradise. Catherine Martin, '36. PAGE 17 ++roo++o+ +v+rr++++ ++r904+o+oo4 4-Q-9-Q-Q-Q4-90-ro Mother-M -Lo e O Mother-My-Love, if you'll give me your hand, And go where I ask you to wander, I will lead you away to a beautiful land- The Dreamland that's waiting out yonder. We'll walk in a sweet-posie garden out there Where moonlight and starlight are streaming, And the flowers and birds are filling the air With fragrance and music of dreaming. There'll be no little tired-out boy to undress, No questions or cares to perplex you There'll be no little bruises or bumps to caress. Nor patching of stockings to Vex you. For I'll rock you away on a silver-dew stream. And sing you asleep when you're weary, And no one shall know of our beautiful dream, But you and your own little dearie. And when I am tired I'll nestle my head In the bosom that's soothed me so often, And the wide-awake stars shall sing in my stead A song which our dreaming shall soften. So Mother-My-Love, let me take your dear hand, And away through the starlight we'll wander, Away through the mist to a beautiful land- The Dreamland that's waiting out yonder! PAGE 18 +0-0+-o++0-0-9-0+ 9-0-9-oo THE BOYHOOD OF JESUS The title of this picture is "The Boy Christ." He is about twelve, the age when every Jewish boy was obliged to fast and take part in religious ceremonies. Accordingly He, with His foster-father and His mother, goes to Jerusa'em. The divine Boy is thrilled with recollections of H.s Jewish race as He visits the synagogues. His Father's interests are now fore- most in His mind. H-e remains in Jerusalem after the feast and hunts out the doctors and teachers to expound for them the prophecies and the doctrines. Among this learned group, Mary and Joseph find Jesus, the center of admiration, answering questions and astonishing the puzzled doctors. Mary draws near and mildly reproaches Him, "Son, why hast Thou done so to us? Behold, Thy father and I have sought Thee, sorrowingf' From the gentle lips of Jesus fall the first words that the Bible has recorded that He spoke-"How is it that you sought Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father's busi- ness?" These sentences express the Divine Sonship of Jesus and the object of His mission on earth. Having respectfully explained His conduct. "He went down from Jerusalem and was subject to them." He, the Creator of the universe, the Christ whose wisdom had astonished the doctors helps St. Joseph at the work bench. His years at Nazareth ran on in quiet, uneventful ways during which time our Lord communes with His Father and prepares Himself for His public life. The boyhood of Jesus is expressed in a few words: "And Jesus advanced in wisdom and age and grace with God and men." I, too, must advance in wisdom and age and grace as I grow to womanhood. I must try to perfect myself spiritually and intellec- tually that. I may become fit for my life's work- whatever it may be. Patricia Phelan, '33 A.. -40.1-li ST. JOAN OF ARC The members of the Catholic Crusade club chose St. Joan of Arc as their patron saint. It was she who strove to free France from the tyranny of the English and who attempted to preserve the Catholic faith in that country. This young girl of seventeen was appointed by messengers from God to do this work. Because she fought boldly and courageously, she was captured and charged with sorcery. After an unjust trial, she was burned at the stake for her church and country. This great saint, the "Savior of France," is hon- ored and respected the world over. Mary Hergenroeder, '38 Q +4-+4io+4-Q4-+++-0++04-Q4-0+Q-94-0-0-O-0 + I Compliments of . . E lVlILLER'S TAVERN, E 2111 Perrysville Ave. I oo-0-04-04-Q-0-ooo-0009+-04900000-04-Q-0 Q +04-0-044-Q-0000-0 000+-Q-0-944 Have your shoes rebuilt MCBRIDE the... 2 Perrysville Ave. and Charles St. 9 N. S. PITTSBURGH, PA. 0 040-o+0Q-0+-Q-00-+04-0-Q-+4-0-00+-0-0-+0 Q -0- 9-vo-0-0-0-0-oo-so-Q44-0404-0440-0-0-0 3 C ...way SOLOMON'S MARKET Fresh and Smoked Meats Groceries, Fruits and Vegetables COR. MELROSE AND HOLYOKE ST. Fairfax 5562 N. S. Pittsburgh, Pa. I O-0-Q00-of-0-0-boo-Q-040-Q-+0-0+4+-0-0-0 I +0-04-0-0+-ro-Q40-04+-04-vo+0++-o-0-of-9 Fa. 3595 Delivery Service E CALNAN Y5 BAILEY Stand 22-23, Allegheny Market Fresh Fish, Oysters, Rabbits, Turtles Q-o+o+++o-Q4-rv -0- Q Q ++4+o++oo-Q-049-0--o+o-oo-ro-+4-04 cQ+O STEVE SPRTEL Fresh and Smoked Meats 814 E. OHIO STREET Ce. 2997 N. S. Pittsburgh, Pa. + .9-Q-00-909-70-GOO-OCC-O-O'9-000 . lv -0-4-9-ofooro-+0-4 O WM. A. SCHLEICH BARBER 822 .E. OHIO STREET I N. S. Pittsburgh, Pa. .07GC0O0-O-00-99-0-0099-O-00000-O-0-O9-9 . PAGE 19 We, the Senior Class of '36, are looking forward to June with eager anticipation. Do you wonder why? If brings for us our GRADUATION DAY-a day full of inspir- ing thoughts, the climax of events in every student's life. We shall have reached the parting of the ways with LIFE'S DUTY summoning us. We must bear our part in life's great work. These are for us days of serious reflection-days when we, who wish to succeed, must find out our short- comings in order to correct them, and real- ize our advantageous points so that they, too, may be developed. Our characters must be strengthened and rounded out if we are to attain the highest ideals of womanhood. If we neglect to enter into ourselves, life will become aimless and ambition for things worthwhile will die. Our success in life de- pends upon the wise selection of our voca- tion and this can only be made by knowing ourselves and our apptitudes and then seek- ing wise counsel. Now is the time to be- gin-COMMENCEMENT TIME! -Mary Carita Brown, '36, alter J. Sperlin 'fla,g?QQ,.3 A - FUNERAL DIRECTOR 5 622 LOCKART STREET fi., u f rx .I W U I J II Two Blocks Below E. ohio sf. l", , ' . Opp. St. Mary's Church Amy ., -f.f.nas..z-'G-4. .' , ost modern methods known to our profession. Quality the highest obtainable. Telephone Fairfax 1998 Our prices are consistently moderate and within the reach of all. ' We do not advertise prices, because of respect for the private nature of our profession. Our references: Any home where we have been called to extend service. VV ALI ER J. SPERLI Ambulance Service - Use of Chapel - Impressive Service HC1d6HTC1Ch s Drug Store 2823 PERRYSVII LE AVE Corner Kennedy Prescrzptzons Called for and Dellvered ICE CREAM CANDY O For Prompt Serwce Call Cedar 5100 r-uppg-' ',....-- 25.-. . X fem 0 0 Ewa-my i 0 O5-ww 0 ni smog, 0 nn efgdgq 0 mr 5'Qcu O 0 Emi- 0 0 T: mg 0 5 :-ucr-ggi . ll gave 0 1+ V126 O lr ' mm II 2 Q4-v-O 0 1 025 2 ii in gbg in i CD 0 li Q-gg: 0 4, O35 0 li 2' Q 0 9 Die ill II Cdl!" 0 U cfm 0 r-g il rr" 0 I U42 ll lg amp tl 43 :AE ll ll ggi il Q v-1. 53.252 ' lb em.. " 0 mgr-ra 353 II ' Q52-., .,----..l Klan, WHL . To the Clergy-We leave the desire that all future Senior classes will be as virtuous and well-behaved as that of '36. To Sister Florence-We leave our sincere thanks for help and guidance during the four years of our high school life. To Sister DeChanta1-We leave our gratitude and examination papers. To Sister Geraldine-We leave the job of finding the platinum wiresf' and also new "Chemists" To Sister Baptista-We leave our love and the task of reorganizing "Le Seance Francais." To Sister Lucille-We leave a pleasant memory. To the Juniors-We bequeath the esteemed title of Mighty Seniors." To the Sophomores-We bestow the job of being Models. To the Freshmen-We slip a few good methods foi dodging work. To the whole Student Body-We leave a record hard to beat. Each member makes the following bequests: Apel to R. Haffner her cunning dimple. Howley to M. Osborn her ready wit.. Campbell to M. Stoechle her curly locks. Fersch to M. Marshall her ability to handle a car. . Bonomo to M. J. Tyler her height. . Gillen to V. Kram her cheerful ways. . Miller to G. Lane her poetic talent. . Forrest to R. Joos her quiet ways. . Richardson to L. Dotterw-eich her engraving Jobs. . Donatelli to R. Guehl her hobby of asking questions. M. H. Madden to M. Rooney her task of running 61 rands. D. McSteen to J. Dany her hundred dance steps. M. Munsch to B. McBride and M. Petty her ready smiles. . Callahan to M. Shiegg her plump figure. . Schrott to D. Ott her reguiar skating dates. . Gordon to V. Brunner the job of getting ads. . Briggs to M. Carney her taking ways. . Brown to M. Kirby her love for work. . Schleich to M. Dax her good sense. . Reister to E. Houpt her dignity. . Martin to M. Wagner her zeal in hunting or- chestras. We affix our signature this first day of June, nine- teen hundred thirty-six. Witness: Margaret Fersch, '36 Cecilie Bonomo, '36 Senior Class A. H. S. Drawn up by Helen Donatelli, '36 0 0 , I O A T. Q M. M. M. C R P. Phelan to L. Glenn her ability to draw. D D J H Q K R G M A C D C ' C P GE 21 0-+044-Q-0-0-04-0-0-O-O-9-O-0-QQ-Q-0 MAKE A WISE CHOICE Q, Q OMMENCEMENT Day! What a thrill, what expectations those words bring to the heart of the graduate! A day filled with varying experiences: greetings, heart throbs, joys, regrets, am- bitions, desires, farewells. A day never to be forgotten. Friends, teachers, companions are parted, never to be associated in the old, happy way. The heart wells with sadness when the fare- wells are said. But these feelings soon pass. Life and its adven- tures stretch before. There is the excitement facing the future, the joy of Winning success, the expectation of building a glorious life. Ahead is the school of life. Success in this school is not made wholly by book knowl- edge, though it certainly contributes, but is largely determined by the strength and develop- ment of character. The graduate by this time should have learned to be persistent and stead- fast, and to think clearly. If a prob- lem or a question cannot be answered at once, the student has learned to go pa- tiently over the various points, to apply the light of clear thinking, and so to reach his conclusion from an unobscured mind. He has achieved other things, also 3 among them perhaps a strong, healthy body, and proficiency in some art or trade. But more than these are necessary. The character, to assure one's suc- cess, must be broadly developedf' The IL-ni graduate should express kindness and consideration. He must build on a con- structive foundation. He needs to be able to distinguish the desirable from the undesirable in life. ' To build this foundation he must se- lect his words carefully. Negative words will never build a constructive founda- tion. Just what are negative 'vvords? They are words of sadness, of failure, of sickness. They are the op- posite of joy, success, health, strength, enthusiasm. The graduate will know, when he stops to think, that words do produce after their kind. If one continually talks about failure and unhappiness, failure and unhappiness in- variably result. The person who makes life worth while sees success in the face of apparent failure, and dis- cerns a life of great hap- piness, joy and well-being. On graduation day it is Well that we should stop and think a while on the possibilities of life. We must decide what kind of life We desire to lead, whether it is to be the Wide road of pleasure, or the narrower path of great purpose. The giant tree, as we all know, has resisted rains, Winds, and storms, it has held to its purpose to be a good tree. In our purpose to be good citi- zens, we resist all negation, holding firmly and steadfastly to the higher principles of life. We choose to ex- press only the good, only the true. Commencement Day is the end of one span of our life's activities and the en- tering into a greater one. 4-o 4-o-0-o-0-0-0-QQ PAGE 22 ,pl I, .. .J "M I . 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