Aquinas High School - Trumpet Yearbook (La Crosse, WI)
- Class of 1949
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19 9 TRUMPET
H AQUINAS HIGH SCHCOL
La Crosse, Wisconsin
Blessed are the poor in spirit, lor theirs is the Kingdom
of Heaven." '
Blessed are the meek, for they shall possess the earth."
Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be com-
'Blessed are they who hunger and thirst lor justice, for
they shall be satisfied."
Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy."
'Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God."
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called
the children of God."
Blessed are they who suffer persecution for justice' sake,
for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven."
. Dorothy Cibulka
Sister M. Riccarda
Introduction - - - 1-19
Staff and Contents - - 4-5
Dedication ---- 6-7
Bishop ---- - 8
Superintendent of Schools - - 9
Headmaster ---- 10
Faculty ----- 12-18
Council of Administration - - 19
Student Council - - - 20
Seniors - - - 24-32
Juniors - - 33-35
Sophomores - 36-38
Freshmen - 39-41
Altar Boys - 45
Golden Mass - 46
May Queen - 47
Publications - - 48-49
Debate - - 50
Library - - - 51
Art - - - - 52
Home Economics - 53
Language Clubs - 54
Homecoming - - - 56-57
Informal Shots - - 55, 58163
Mardi Gras ---- 64-65
MUSIC AND DRAMA
One Act Plays - - - 69
Our Lady of Fatima - - 70-71
Band - - - - 72-73
Orchestra - - I - 74-75
Operetta - - 76-77
Football - - - 81-84
Basketball ---- 85-88
Baseball, Golf, Tennis - - 89-92
National Rural Life Convention 93-94
PATRONS ---- 95-97
Through M o t h e r M. Rose, Mother
General of the Sisters of the Third Order
of St. Francis of the Perpetual Adoration,
we, the students of Aquinas High School,
hope to honor all the devoted Sisters who
have taught at our high school and
through Whose sacrifices and untiring
efforts wehave been most fortunate to
receive the benefits and advantages of a
thoroughly Catholic education.
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AQUINAS HIGH SCHOQL
Reverend Stephen Anderl
YSenior and Freshmen
Reverend Michael Mertens
Reverend Charles Blecha
Sophomore Class Adviser
Booster Club Moderator
Reverend Chester Moczarny
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Reverend William Nikolai
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Aquinas Guild Moderator
Social Science Reverend Anthony Hebert
Junior Class Adviser Religion
Reverend Henry Hoerburger
Reverend Mark Sullivan
Reverend John Trant
Reverend Anthony Wagener
Sister M. Agnes Clare
Sister M. Angelinda
Sister M. Antonia
Sister M. Anysia
Sister M. Baptiste
Sister M. Carolita
Sister M. Clarence
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Sister M. Clementa
Sister M. Eunice
South American History
Sister M. Cunisse
Sister M. Eugenie
Sister M. lsaia
Sister M. Felice
Sister M. Georgiana
Sister M. Leola
General Math '
Sister M. Gervina
Sister M. Lucy
Sister M. Juliana
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Sister M. Marcella
Sister M. Lamberta
Sister Marie Leon
Sister M. Laurinda
Sister Mary Edward
Sister M. Ruthmary
Sister Mary Michael
Sister M. Theodorita
Sister M. Maureen
Sister M. Theola
Sister M. Riccarda
Sister M. Zelma
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Taught at Aquinas 1935 - 1939
1944 - 1949
Died April 23, 1949
Mr. Walter Daniels S
Band Director Miss Gwendolyn Hutson
Mr. John Michuta
Mr. Ray Staszak Mrs. Edward Stanek
American History Secretary
Physical Education Registrar
Mr. Gus Bushek 5
Mr. Herbert Bahr Mr. John Halaska
General Maintenance General Maintenance
General Maintenance i D Y Mr' Ed Seubert
ovmcil of Qlciministmtion
The Aquinas Council of Administration: the
Rev. Francis Wallaceg the Honorable Charles Be-
ranek, mayor of La Crosseg His Excellency, 'the
most Rev. John P. Treacy, S.T.D., bishop of La
Crosseg the Rev. Stanley Andrzejewski, president
of the Council of Administrationg the Rev. Thom-
as Halloran, superintendent of schools. Standing:
the Rev. Stephen Anderlg the Very Rev. Joseph F.
Kundinger, headmaster of Aquinas: Mr. Bernard
Zahn, Mr. Joseph Liskovecg Mr. Richard Pearseg
the Rev. Edwin Knaufg and Mr. Paul Marcou. Mr.
Leo Murphy is not pictured.
The Aquinas Guild: Mrs. Joseph Mun-
ster, recording secretary, the Rev. Joseph .
Ferron, moderatorg Mrs. Raymond Gan-
tenbein, financial secretary. Standing: Mr. A
Andrew Hoffman, presidentg and Mr. Ed-
ward Abicht, vice-president.
The Aquinas Booster Club: Mr. F. W.
Grenisen, secretaryg Mr. Richard Pearse,
presidentg Father Charles Blecha, moder-
atorg Dr. George Skemp, vice president.
The Aquinas Alumni Association: Miss
Ruth Kreibich, treasurerg Mr. Richard
Woodruff, presidentg Miss Mary Ellen
Howard, secretaryg and Mr. Robert Melde,
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Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingrlmn of Heazrmf,
"Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for justice, for they shall be SIIHS-'ffl'Il
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Todiiiffllas ever, the world is searching frantically for the
key to unlock the door of peace. It is groping desperately in
the darkening shadows of war for that evasive keyhole. But all
the keys in the world have thus far failed to turn the magic
latch that will swing open to all the door of security and hope
and happiness. For that key is not the golden key of oratory
or the leaden key of military might. The key to world peace
was given to mankind so many hundreds of years ago by the
Redeemer, speaking in His Sermon on the Mount, to all the gen-
erations of our race. It is the theme of the Eight Beatitudes.
It is justice, humility and sacrifice, Chastity and charity. It is
ever the ancient and the new song of all times, the Gospel of
Christ and His Church. The world has great need today, as it
has in every age, to contemplate and meditate upon His Beati-
And that ultimate goal of ours-that evasive peace. Is it
not the goal given so beautifully in the Eight Beatitudes?
Jesus Christ said that the Kingdom of Heaven would be the
reward in the hereafter, not the kingdom of time and space.
But He also said that those who lived His Gospel would even
possess in part the joys of earth and would find justice, com-
fort and mercy both here and in Heaven. Is this not the answer
It is towards this goal, a peaceful world through living
the Beatitudes, that we, the student body of Aquinas High
School in this critical year of 1949, do pledge ourselves in this,
our annual. We will prayerfully strive to live the Beatitudes
and help others along their beautiful and sacred path, so that,
in the long years following commencement, we will find our
world the world We want it to be-this world of tomorrow,
where justice and charity and Christ Our Leader reign su-
preme and peaceful in the hearts of men.
ABRAHAM, JOAN-"A capable
friendly lass is she, . . . With lots of
pep and lots of glee." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Dramatics 4: Forensics 33 Christmas
Cantata 1: Operetta 4: Sganish Club
3, 4: Homecoming Court .
ALBITZ, KENNETH-"We may Search
before we find, . . . A heart so manly
and so kind." Basketball 1: Chorus
1, 2: Christmas Cantata-1.
ALBRECHT, DOROTHY-"I-ler quiet charm, you must
confess, . . . Will certainly bring her happiness."
Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 4.
AMBROSE, LEONARD-"To worry is follly, . . . Let's
smile and be jolly." Football 2.
ANTHONY, RITA JEANNE-"She's just the brightest
little thing, . . . In classes, clubs, and everything."
ACOSA Treasurer 4: Homeroom Secretary 3: Prom
Court 3: French Club 3, 4: Chorus 1, 2, 4: Operett 4:
ghristtmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 4: Junior Benevolent
ARNESON, LEE-"It's with me early, it's with me
late, . . . My eternal good nature-whom do I hate?"
Chorus 1, 2, 3.
ASHLEY, WILMA-"Always willing and ready to do,
. . . Of her like, there are too few." Chorus 1. 2: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Editor 4.
BAKALARS, DOLORES-"A likeable smile makes a
likeable gal, . . . All her friends say she's a real pal."
CChorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Cantata 1.
BAUTCH, JOAN-"Always pleasant, always kind, . . .
She's the glrl, we'd like to find." Chorus 1, 2: Dra-
matics 4: Christmas Cantata 1. .
BECKER, DAVID-"No sinner, nor no saint, perhaps,
. . . But-well, the very best of chaps." German Club
3. Ei: 3Chorus 1, 2: Homeroom President 1: Football
BESL. MARILYN-"Mighty small and mighty sweet,
. . . To be her friend IS one big treat." Chorus 1. 2g
Christmas Cantata 1: Homeroom Secretary 4: Mardi
Gras Court 4.
BETZ, DONALD-"Always in mischief, always in
Dutch, . . . Appreclated by teachers, ever so much."
Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1.
BICI-IA, YVONNE-"A pretty voice, a pretty smile,
. . . Will win this lass many a trial." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
gperfttia 2, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Mardi Gras
BOCK, MARY ELLEN-"Joyous, gay, and sweet is
she, .. . As pleasant a companion as can be." German
Club 4: Library Club 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4: News
Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Staff 4: Operetta 2.
BOSCHERT, JAMES-"He is always as merry as ever
he can, . . . For no one delights in a sorrowful man."
Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1: Football 1, 2: Base-
ball 3, 4: Spanish Club 4.
BOTTCHER., JEANIE-'A friendly winning smile and
sparkling eyes, . . . A cheerful 'hello'-we know she's
a prize." Chorus 1, 2, 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Can-
tata 1: Library Club 1, 2, 3.
BRADLEY, JEANINE-"Talent is something, . . . But
tact is everything." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 4:
Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 4: Prom Court 3.
BREUER, RICHARD-"An athlete who's short and
foxy, . . . Won his fam in amateur boxing." Football
1: German Club 4: Chorus 2: Spanish Club 2.
BROCKMAN, THOMAS-"In all this world I know
none . . . So worthy to be liked as he."
BRUCHMAN, ROBERT-"Never grumbles, never blue,
. . . Competent, helpful, ready to do." Tennis 4:
Chorus 2: Homeroom Secretary 1.
X BRUI-IA, JOAN-"She makes an im-
pression wherever she goes, . . . She's
personified pep from her head to her
toes." Class Secretary 4: Chorus 1, 2,
3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4:
X Efagnzgics 4: Forensics 3: Spanish
BRUI-IA, MARILYN-"She smiling, she
- is gay, . . . It's said she has a merry
way." Cheerleading 3: Homeroom Pres-
ident 2: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 4.
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BULL, JAMES-"Hair of gold, eyes of blue, . . . His
brains are of a. different hue." Class President 4:
Homeroom President 1: Chorus 1, 2: Operetta 2:
Christmas Cantata 1: Debate 3: Forensics 3: Forum 3.
CIBULKA, DOROTHY--"The mystery of success and
beauty lies . . . In the depths of your big brown eyes."
Chorus 1, 2. 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4:
News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Staff 4.
CINA, MERRILL-"A gentleman through and throough
. . . That's what we'd say about you." Homeroom Pres-
ldent 1: Football 1: Band l , 2, 3, 4: Prom Court 3:
Homecoming Court 4: ACOSA President 4.
CLARKIN, FRANCIS-"He doesn't crave for worldly
power or wealth, . . . 'Tis much nicer to have happi-
ness and health."
COLLINS, JOHN-"In sports he rates as one of the
best, . . . He proved himself when put to the test."
Football 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 3, 4: Homeroom Presi-
dent 4: Prom Court 3: Homecoming Court 4: Christmas
Cantata 1: Chorus 1.
COLLINS, RUTH-"Reddened tresses that are an at-
traction, . . . Nothing can detract from her even a
fraction." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1:
CONWAY, JAMES-"Likes to argue and question all
things, . . . For to remain silent no knoweldge brings."
Football 1: Chorus 1, 2, 3: Christmas Cantata 1: Dra-
matics 3, 4: Debate 2, 3, 4: RForum 3, 4: Forensics
3, 4: Cheerleading 4: Homeroom President 3.
CRAIG, MARY-"Quiet, frlenrly and sweet, . . . Some-
one you'll want to meet." Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Can-
tata 1: Library Club 3, 4: Latin Club 4.
CROSS, JOYCE-"Sweet and attractive, ready for fun,
. . . She has a smile for everyone." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4: Dramatics 4.
CBUBEL, GERALDINE-"W'hat can't she do this
maiden fair, . . . Girls of this type you'll find are rare."
French Club 4: Library Club 3, 4: Chorus 3, 4: Entered
from Bloomington, Wisconsin, in Junior year.
CULVER, VIOLET-"Your jolly ways and ready smile
. . . Keep friends around you all the while." Chorus
1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4.
CUTA, ROBERT-"Always willing to do his share, . . .
is thls boy with bright red hair." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 2, 4: Football 1, 2, 3:
Stage Crew 1. 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 4: Tennis 2, 3, 4.
DALEY, MARY LOU-"Her laugh is merry, her words
are kind, . . . She's wisdom and pleasantness com-
bined." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Oper-
etta 2, 4: Homeroom Secretary 1, 3: Spanish Club 4:
Benevolent Society 2. 3, 4.
DELAGRAVE, MARIE-"1Ve'd like to spend the rest
of our days . . . Around the piano that she plays."
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4:
French4Club 3, 4: ACOSA Secretary 4: Homecoming
DENNING, EDWARD-"To him whom all friends ad-
mire, . . . We wish success in all things higher." Dra-
matics 4: Operetta 4.
DEVINE, JOAN-"By her sweet, gentle disposition . . .
. She'll readily fill any position." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Operetta 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 4: Latin
DWYER, LARRY-"This merry lad . . . Is seldom sad."
Chorus 1: Basketball 1,.2: Christmas Cantata 1.
EEG, HAROLD-"His michievous pranks have many
a day, . . . Brlghtened our hours from dull to gay."
ENGELHARD, GRETCHEN-"Smile a
whlle,, and while you smile another
smiles: . . . Soon there are miles and
miles of smiles." German Club 4:
Chorus 1. 2. 3, 4: Operetta 4: Dra-
matics 4: Entered from State Teach-
ers' College Training School in Sopho-
ERICKSON, KENNETH-"By mind a
genius, by heart a clown, . . . Al-
ways a smile, but never a frown."
Debate 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 3, 4: Foren-
sics, 2, 3, 4: Football 1: Mardi Gras 1
Court 4. f
ERNSTER, BEVERLY-"Jolly, lovable and sweet, . . .
A good looking girl you ougnt to meet." Dramatics 4:
Latin Club 4: Chorus 3, 4: Operetta 4: Entered from
Xavier High School, Dyersville, Iowa, in Junior Year.
ERNSTER, ROBERT-"Ways may be happy, ways may
be sad, . . . Take life as it is, and you wil be glad."
Band 3, 4: Orchestra 3: Chorus 3: Entered from Xavier
High School, Dyersville, Iowa, in Junior year.
FERRIER, CLAREN-"I-lis hair is brown and how it
curls, . . . 'Tis the envy of all the girls." Football 1. 2,
3, -1: Golf 2, 4: Baseball 4.
FERRIS, JOAN-"Let the world go as it may, . . . I'll
take it any way." Chorus 1, 2: French Club 4.
FINN, THOMAS-"On his h0l'Il he plays a tulle,
Every morning ,night and noon." Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Class
Vice-President 1: Football 2, 3: Basketball 3: Mardi
Gras Court 4.
FLOTTMEYER, DONALD-"Manly in bearing, honest
and true, . . . The world has need of men like you."
Entered from Maryknoll, Clark Summit, Pennsylvania,
in Senior year.
FORER, EDVVARD-"Life for Ed is full of fun . . .
From a task he'll never run." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: Operetta 4.
FOSS, CALCEEN-"When we are dust, this pen is
rust, . . . She'll be laughing yet, I trust." Chorus al, 2: n
Christmas Cantata 1. fi' ' I
FOSTER, PATRICIA-"She always has her share of
fun, . . . Never stopping till day is done." Chorus 1, 2,
3: Christmas Cantata 1.
FRANTZ, EARL-"He is a friend
. . . Believe in him: we shall and must." Orchestra
3, 4: Homeroom President 3: Prom Court 3: Entered
from St. John's Collegeville, Minnesota, in Junior year.
GALLAGHER, BARBARA--"Variety is
That is wh she is so nice." Homeroom Secre-
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tary 1: Chorus 1, 4: Operetta 4.
GILSTER, DORIS-"An appealing gay laugh that gets
us all, . . . You see she's a friend to
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4.
GITTENS, RUTH-"Not quiet, nor loud, nor short,
nor tall, . . . But a pleasant mingling of them all."
Chorus 2, 3: News Staff 3, 4.
GREENE, LORRAINE - "Sweet, likeable, smart, a
friend. . . . Were we to go on!
Chorusl . 2. 4: Christmas Cantata
1: Spanish Club 4.
GRENISEN, JAMES-"Thinker, worker,
. . . Ready to answer any call." Chorus
1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1: Spanish Club
President 4: Mardi Gras Court 4.
GSCHWIND, JEANINE-"Her friendly
first of all . . . In keeping friends wit
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4:
News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Staff 4.
HACKNER, JEANNE-"Dark hair, shining eyes, . . .
Merry humor, she's a prize." Spanish Club 4: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: Chorus 1, 2, 4: Operetta 4: Homeroom
HALE, URSULA-"Just rambling
to success, . . . With many a kind word, and many
a witty jest." Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1: Foren-
sics 3: German Club 4.
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HALL, JOAN-"Sweet and charming,
. . . At times alarming." Chorus 1, 2:
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HAMMES, JOAN-"Always friendly
just the same, . . . Always square ln
llfe's old game." Prom Queen 3: Chorus
1, 2, 3: Christmas Cantata 1: For-
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HANSON, ARLENE-"We all like her pretty smile . . .
And also like her classy style." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christ-
ggsfiantata 1: Operetta 4: News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet
HAVLIK, THOMAS-"Thomas is really quite a guy,
. . . His works, adverbs could not modify." Chorus 1:
Christmas Cantata 1: Stage Crew 1, 2, 3, 4.
HEATH, KATHLEEN-"Always working, doing her
best, . . . Daily troubles are only a test." Chorus 1, 2,
3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4: Homeroom Sec-
retary 2, 4: Dramatics 4: Forensics 3.
HEINTZ, MAXINE-"Ever fair and never proud, . . .
A tongue at wlll, yet never loud." Band 1: German
Club 3: News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Staff 4.
HEITMAN, ELIZABETH-"In her studies she has won
renown, . . . And her praises we shout up and down."
Chorus 1, 2, 3: Christmas Cantata 1: News Staff 3, 4:
Trumpet Staff 4: Latin Club 4.
HENGSTL, THOMAS-"That scientific mind of his, . . .
Makes this studious lad a whiz." Chorus 1, 2: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: Basketball 2.
HIGGENS, PATRICIA-"A lot of fun, personality
plus, . . . She's liked by everyone of us." Band 1, 2,
3, 4: Dramatics 3: Forensics 3.
HORSTMANN, BEVERLY-"She did, as we in books
may find, . . . Deeds that pass skill of every kind."
HUMFELD, JOSEPH-"The world is not better if we
worry, . . . Life is'no longer if we hurry." Chorus 3, 4.
HUNDT, ESTHER-"A very quiet, industrious lass,
. . . Who's sure to finish every task." Band 1, 2: Dra-
matics 4: Spanish Club 3.
HUTCHISON, KATHLEEN-"Her voice is song, . . . Her
step is music." Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Operetta 2, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Band 2: Mardi
Gras Court 4.
HUTSON, MAUREEN-"Pretty, precise, . . . And ex-
ceedlngly nice." Cheerleading 3, 4: Homeroom Secre-
tary 2: Chorus 1, 2, 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Cantata 1:
Spanish Club 4: Mardi Gras Court 4: Library Club 4.
ISERMANN, MARIE, "Cheery, chatty, and clever, . . .
She'll be a friend forever." Spanish Club 4: Chorus
1, 2, 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 4.
JAMBOIS, FRANCIS-"What would we do without
this wit? . . . Whatever the occasion, he has a joke
to fit." Dramatics 4: Baseball 3, 4: Chorus 1: Christmas
Cantata 1: Football 3.
JAMBOIS ,KENNETH - "Sometimes he's serious,
sometimes gay, . . . Somehow we like that sort of
way." Football 1, 2, 3: Chorus 1, 2.
JOHNSON, RICHARD-"A little bashful, a little shy,
. . . Still there's mischief in his eye." Football 2, 4:
Baseball 3, 4.
KAREW, JOAN-"Able and active, with much brains
and poise, . . . She does a lot without much noise."
Entered from Mondovi High School, Mondovi, Wis-
consin, in Senior year.
KELLY, WILLIAM-"He seeks out many a trivial task,
. . . And does it well without being asked." Chorus
1 1, 2: Forum 3: Christmas Cantata 1.
KERRIGAN, CHARLENE - "S i l e n t,
calm, more serene, . . . In spite of
this, she has her dreams." Band 1, 2,
3, 43Operetta 43 Christmas Cantata 13
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4.
KESSLER, ARNOLD-"He's liked at
school and outside toog . . . When he's
around one can't be blue." Football
1, 2. 3, 43 Basketball 1, 23 Chorus 1, 2,
3, 43 Christmas Cantata 13 Homeroom 1
Operetta 43 Mardi Gras Court -l.
President 23 Dramatics 33 Forensics 33 3
KNUTSON, KATHRYN-"To be liked by all who know
her, . . . Is the greatest compliment we owe her."
Chorus 1, 2, 33 Christmas Cantata 1.
KOHLWEY, JAMES-"I may be quiet but not really
shy, . . . When you get to know me, I'n1 a regular
guy." German Club 4.
KOHLWEY, MARY-"Life's so short, j.::t one brief
day, . . . so let's be happy, be merry w...ie we may."
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Operetta 43 Christmas Cantata 13
German Club QQ Library Club 2.
KRACKLAUER, SUZANNE-"Just to admit she's a
XV0lldBl'flll lass . . . lsn't enough, but we'll let it pass."
Chorus 1, 2, 33 Christmas Cantata 13 News Staff 3, 43
Trumpet Staff 4.
KRAMER, TIMOTHY-"He likes pleasure, he
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fun, . . . He can amuse almost everyone." Football 1,
2, 3, 43 Basketball 23 Baseball 2, 42 Chorus 1, 3, 42
l-fomelroom President 1, Z2 Christmas Cantata 13 Oper-
KRATT, WILLIAM-"Dark brown eyes, mischievous
too, . . . But ever so faithful, tried and true." Chorus
1. 2, 3. 43 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball 1, 23 Golf 1, 2,
3, 91 Debate 33 Christmas Cantata 13 Mardi Gras
KRAUSE, ALI-'RED-"Carefree is the way to be, . . .
Nuthlllg ever worries me." Football 13 Basketball 23
Golf 23 Cnorus 13 Cnristmas Cantata 1.
KRISMER, GEORGE-"As a pal and classmate he is
grand, . . . Always willing to lend a helping hand."
Football 1, 23 Basketball 1, 23 Baseball 1, 21-3, 41 Home-
room President 23 Homecoming Court QQ Dramatics
3, 43 Forensics 33 Chorus 1, 2, 33 Mardi Gras King 4.
KRUEGER, THOMAS-"Onward to the heights ahead,
. . . By 'Andy' we will all be led." Chorus 1, 2, 33 Oper-
gtta 23 Cghristmas Cantata 13 Basketball 23 Football 2, 33
LASCHATZ, RAYNIOND fwithdrew during April.J
LARKIN, JOAN-"A smile for all kind and true, . . .
Though very quiet, she's never blue." Spanish Club 43
Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Operetta 4-3 Christmas Cantata 1.
LARKIN, THOMAS-"Whether he's playing center or
guard, . . . He keeps blushing and hitting hard." Foot-
ball 1, 2. 3, 4: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Tennis 2, 3, 43 Home-
room President 13 Chorus 1.
LATSHAW, DELORES-"She's an athlete through and
through, . . . A genuine sport who has proved to be
LEINFELDER, JOHN-"Laughing, jolly, full of fun- . .
A friend and leader all in one." Football 1, 2. 3, 43
Baseball 1, 23 Debate 2, 3, 43 Forensics 2, 3, 43 Dra-
matics 2, 3, 4: Forum 2, 3, 41 Spanish Club 23 Class
President 23 Homeroom President 1, 33 Operetta 2, 43
Chorus 1, 2. 3, 43 Christmas Cantata 1, 23 Prom Court 33
Mardi Gras Court 4.
LENSER, EUGENE-"A nice young fellow with a con-
tinuous grin, . . . We look for fun when he blows in."
Homecoming Court 43 Chorus 1, 23 Christmas Cantata
13 Football 23 Class Vice-President 3.
LEPSCH. PHYLLIS-"A little mischief by the way-
. . . A little fun to pass each day." Christmas Cantata 13
E3nd43, 43 Library Club 2, 3, 43 Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 Oper-
e a .
LYGA, PAUL-"Why do I have to work all day,
When my desire is to play?" Football 13 Homeroom
'McCANN, JOHN-"A little man who's very gay,
He always has something ready to say." Chorus
Drama 33 Homeroom President 1.
McGUlRE, DONALD-"Does he like to
work or rest? . . . We think it's rest
he llkes,the best." Chorus 1: Football
X 2: Tenrus 3, 4.
McHENRY, JOAN-"This girl is one
X of tne best on earth, . . . She mixes'
knowledge with fun and mirth." Cho-
Eustli Zi 3: Dramatics 4: Christmas
an a a .
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McKlLLlP, ROBERT-"He tuned his radio to the air,
. . . And the wave lengths landed ln his hair." Chorus
1, 2: Operetta 2: Basketball 2: News Staff 2, 3, 4:
Trumpet Staff 3, 4: Homeroom President 1: Christmas
Cantata 13 Stage Crew 1: Mardi Gras Court 4.
McLAIN, BETTY-"A girls that's studlous and full of
fun, . . . And never idle until her work is done."X
Chorus 1: Christmas Cantata 1.
McLO0NE, MARY-"Happy-go-lucky, and popular, too,
. . . Her friends are many and her enemies few."
Chorus 1, 2: Benevolent Society 3, 4: Christmas Can-
tata 1: Spanish Club 4.
MACH, JOAN-"Peppy, witty, and clever too, . . .
Great things we're certain sne will do." Chorus 1, 2:
Christmas Cantata 1.
MARCOU, DAVID-"Llkeall great men one thing he
does best, . . . He goes to study hall just to rest."
MARX, BETTY-"Days of work and days of peace . . .
Will bring the joys that never cease." Christmas Can-
tata l: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4.
MASON, KATHLEEN-"Always happy, she seldom
worries, . . . Can't understand why anyone hurrles."
Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1: Band,,3.
MERRELL, CAROL-"Popular, happy, joyous and gay,
. . . Sne's laughed, and danced, and talked, and played."
Class Secretary 3: Prom Court 3: Spanish Club 3:
Operetta 2, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: I-Iomeroom Secre-
tary 2: Benevolent Society 3, 4: Mardi Gras Court 4.
MEYERS, ROSEMARY-"In her work and in her
. . . Always agreeable, always gay." Chorus
Christmas Cantata 1: Spanish Club 4: News Staff 3, 4:
Trumpet Staff 4.
MEZERA, RUTH-"She travels llfe's highways at a
slow gait . . . The highways she travels are narrow
and straight." Orchestra 1, 2, 3: Spanish Club 3: Christ-
mas Cantata lg News Staff 3.
MOE, DOLORES-"A face with gladness overspread,
. . . Soft smiles by human kindness bred." Chorus 1,
2it3,44: Christmas Cantata 1: News Staff 3, 4: Oper-
e a .
MONTI, THERESE-" 'Tis the songs she sings and
the smile she wears, . . . That make the sun shine
everywhere." Chorus 1, 2, 3: Christmas Cantata 1.
MOSSER, RITA-"This girl, happy, friendly gay- . . .
Into our hearts has made her way." Christmas Can-
tata 1: Operetta 4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4.
MUNSTER, CATHERINE-"One who charms from the
keys . . . Delightful, tuneful melodies." Cheerleading
4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 2, 4: Christmas Cantata 1:
granzatics 4: Benevolent Society 3, 4: Mardi Gras
MURPHY, DEAN-"A friendly, smiling, Irish lad, . . .
Whose face betokens he's never sad " '
. Chorus 4, Oper-
etta 2, 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 4.
MURPHY, JANICE-"She's a very funny little blond,
. . . A glrl of whom we all are fond." Christmas Can-
tata 1: Band 2, 3, 4: Benevolent Society 3: Chorus 1,
2, 3: Dramatics 4: Prom Court 3.
MURPHY, MARY LOU-"Here's to the girl with a
heart and a smile, . . . That makes the bubble of life
worth while." Chorus 1, 2. '
MURPHY, MARY SUE-"Loads of pep and lots of fun,
. . . Her every task is very well done." Library Club
2it3g4Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Oper-
e . .. - .
MUSKAT, ROSE-"lf work ls ever in
demand, . . . She's the first to lend a
hand." Latin Club 4: Library Club 3, 4:
NEKOLA, KATHLEEN-"A modern
girl-small in size, . . . With a person-
ality that's a prize." Chorus 1, 2, 3:
Operetta 2: Forum 3, 4: Homeroom
Secretary 2, 3: Prom Court 3: Home-
coming Queen 4.
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NORBY, ARLENE-"Here giggle, there giggle, . . . Ev-
erywhere giggle, giggle." Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Can-
a a .
OPDAHL, CAROL-"Thouh she's little and not very
tall, . . . You just can't help liking her best of all."
Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1: Spanish Club 4.
PAPENFUSS, JOHN-"A jolly fellow with a big heart,
. . . He's right on hand to do his part." Football 1. 2, 3:
Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 4: Prom Court 3:
Cheerleading 4: Homeroom President 4.
PEARSE, GEORGE-"His wants are few. his ambitions
many, . . . He'll find few disappointments, if he finds
any." Cheerleading 4: Class President 3: Prom Court
3: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics 3.
4: Debate 3, 4: Forensics 3, 4: Forum 3, 4: Mardi Gras
PELSTER, Pl-IILLIS--"She joined our ranks just last
fall, . . . And quickly made friends of all." Chorus 4:
Operetta 4: Entered from San Francisco, California,
in Senior year.
PERVISKY, JOHN-"Witty remarks, a friendly smile,
. . . Marks him as a lad worth while." Chorus 1. 2:
Christmas Cantata 1.
PLATZ, JAMES-"With his very merry grin from ear
to ear, . . . He brightens the school with constant
Shear.: Football 1: Chorus 1, 2: Operetta 2: Spanish
POTARACKE, JEANETTE-"A light and merry heart
lives long . . . Especially if it.'s filled with song." Cho-
rus l, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4: German
POTARACKE, JOSEPH-"The force of his merit makes
his way . . . Easier to tread day by day." Chorus 1,
2: Christmas Cantata 1.
POUZAR, CHARLES-"This boy named 'Charlie' is
full of wlt, . . . Around our school he's made a hit."
Football 1, 2: Basketball 2: Chorus 1, 2: Christmas
PRETASKY, PATRICIA-"Winning and attractive as
can be, . . . Full of sweet simplicity." Christmas Can-
tata 1: Chorus 1: Band 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 4.
PROKSCH, EILEEN-Kwithdrew during March.J
QUINN, ROBERT-"Ile never knows a worry or a sor-
row, . . . What's not done today can walt till to-
QUINT, RICHARD-"To see him strutting down the
hall, . . . You'd think this lad was six feet tall." Foot-
ball 1. 2, 3, 4: I-Iomeroome President 4: Prom Court 3:
Chorus 1, 2, 3: Homecoming King -4: Stage Crew 3.
RANDALL, BARBARA-"Dreary lessons now are done,
. . . Mixed with them are loads of fun." Chorus 4:
German.Club 4: Entered from St. Peter's, Hokah, Min-
nesota, in Senior year.
READY, MARY ANN--"Mary is ever quiet and meek,
. . . Never attention does she seek." Christmas Can-
tata 1: Chorus 1, 2.
REGET, RICHARD-Cwithdrew during Aprilq
REGNIER, SUZANNE-"Her ability has brought her
fame, . . . She always seems to reach her aim." French
Club 3 .4: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Dra-
matics 4: Operetta 4.
RENDLER, THOMAS - "Clean-cut,
truthful, he will always be, . . . A
first-rate athlete, we'll all agree."
X Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4:
Basketball 2: I-Iomeroom Presidzdent 4.
RICHARD, JOHN--"A quiet sort of
fellow is he, . . . And just as nlce as
he can be." Band 1, 2, 3, 4.
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RINIKER, ROSEMARY-"Merry clever, and very neat,
. . . Full of fun and hard to beat." Chorus 1. 2: Christ-
mas Cantata 13 Latin Club 4,
RITTER, JAMES-"That athletics is his greatest joy,
. . . You can tell by one glance at this boy." Football
2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 3: Prom Court 3.
RORAFF, ARTHUR-'Why aren't they all contented
like me? . . . Then they'd all be happy, you see." Or-
chestra l, 2, 3, 4: News Staff 2, 3, 4: Football 1: Base-
ball 1, 2 ,3, 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 1. 2, 4.
RITTER, ROBERT-"Here's our Bob who rates as a
star, . . . Who boasts of a 'flivver' he calls a car." Foot-
ball 1, 2: Prom King 3.
ROSS, JOHN-"A quiet lad from Minnesota, . . . lie
lives not far from Dakota." Homeroom President 2:
Orchestra 1, 2, 4: Operetta 1, 2, 4: Christmas Cantata 1.
ROUBIK, WILLIAM-"At every commotion . . . Blll
is ln motion." Football 3. 4: Baseball 4: Chorus 1:
Christmas Cantata 1: I-Iomeroorn President 2.
RUDOLPH, DONNA-"A smart little gal is this little
miss, . . . When it comes to tests she doesn't guess."
Homeroom President 2: Library Club 2, 3, 4: Operetta
1, 2, 4: Orchestra 1. 2, 3, 4: Dramatics 3, 4: Christmas
Cantata 1: Chorus 4.
RUSCHE, THOMAS-"An undertaker ls his desire, . . .
Even ghoixgh he ls a live wire." Football 1, 2, 3: Christ-
an a a .
RYAN, PATRICIA-"An Irish smile plus Irish eyes, . . .
She'll succeed in whatever she tries." Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4:
Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 2, 4: Spanish Club 4:
gomerezom Secretary 3: Prom Court 3: Homecoming
SAPHNER, JOHN-"It seems to me I never can see,
b.u.Wghy teachers do delight to plck on me." Basket-
SCHAMS, JOAN-"She's always witty and just burst-
ing with news, . . . A sure cure for a ease of the blues."
Band 1, 2. Mardi Gras Queen 4.
SCI-IIFFER, FRANCIS-"Fleet of foot, strong of limb,
Athletic deeds are well done by him." Basketball
l,t2, fi, 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Chprus 1: Christmas Can-
ta a .
SCHOEN, GERALD-"Mischief is his middle name, . . .
If he keeps on, he'll bring lt fame." Chorus 1, 2:
Christmas Cantata 1: Football 1.
SCIIREIER, BEATRICE - "A lively person with a
friendly way, . . . Wlth a sense of humor and always
gay." Entered from Logan in Sophomore year.
SCHWANBECK, ZITA-"A good student and how she
can speed, . . . When it comes to typing she's in the
lead." Band 1, 2. 3: Library Club 3.
SCHWERTEL, JAMES-"Face life with a grin, . . .
And you're sure to win." Football l, 2: Baseball 2:
Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1.
SENN, LAWRENCE - "Sometimes given to serious
thoughts . . . But usually full of mischievous plots."
Football 1. 2: Chorus 1: Christmas Cantata 1: Spanish
Club 4: Homeroom President 1.
SHIMSHAK, WILLIAM-"IIere's a boy a little shy, . . ,
Fromthlsl size we wonder why." Chorus 1, 2: Christmas
Can a a .
SIEBENALER, ANN--"Her very frowns are fairer far,
. . . Than the smiles of other maidens are." Chorus 1, 2,
gl, Z: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4: Library Club
SIEGER, JAMES-"Plenty of gray matter and of
brawn, . . . Sure of success if these he does not pawn."
Football 2: Class Vice-President 4: Chorus 1: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: Prom Court 3: Stage Crew 2, 3: Mardi
Gras Court 4.
SIMMERLING, RITA ANN-"There is no living with-
out friends, . . . Quiet, industrious are her trends."
SINNIGER, MARY ANN-"A friendly girl from tip to
toe, . . . As we all happen to know." Orchestra 1, 2, 3.
4: Library Club 3, 4: News Staff 3, 4: Trumpet Staff 4:
Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 1. 2, 4.
SKEMP, EILEEN-"Of losing her chatter she has no
fear, . . . We've heard her yelling 'Team' all year."
Cheerleading 4: Homeroom Secretary 2, 3, 4: Chorus
1, 2. 3. 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Dramatics
4: Benevolent Society 3, 4.
SMIKLA, DOLORES-"She's rather tall, she's fair,
she's Prim: . . . She's one we all would like to win,"
Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4: Christmas Cantata 1: Operetta 4:
Benevolent Society 3, 4: Dramatics 4: Homeroom Sec-
retary 4: Prom Court 3. '
SNYDER, HENRY-"Clever of speech and subtle of
mind, . . . There's but one Henry of his kind." Baseball
1, 2, 4: Football 1, 2: Stage Crew 3, 4: Spanish Club 3:
' Dramatics 4: Debate 2.
SOLLER, MARY ELLEN-"Ever ready to do and dare,
. . . All activities she's ready to share." Orchestra 1, 2.
3, 4: Chorus 4: German Club 4: Christmas Cantata 1:
Operetta 2, 4.
SPIKA, DANIEL-"ln athletics he gained his fame, . '. .
lle'll also win in lifc's game." Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Bas-
ketball, 1. 2, 3, 4: Tennis 1. 2, 3. 4: Class President 1:
Class Vice-President 2: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 4:
Christmas Cantata 1.
STRAND, LORETTA-"She doesn't trouble trouble, . . .
Tlll trouble troubles her," Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas
Cantata 1: Operetta 4: Library Club 2, 3:
TERRY, BYRON-"Bashful, you may believe him to
be, . . . But ask others, they'll tell you differently."
Football 1: Basketball 1: Chorus 1, 2: Christmas Can-
tata 1: Operetta 1.
TURNER, JACQUELINE-"She's little but she's wise, . .
- " She's a whiz for her size." Band 1. 2. 3, 4: Chorus 1, 2,
4: Library Club 4: Dramatics 4: Christmas Cantata 1.
VANDERZEE, LORRAINE-"Attractive, capable, pop-
ular. true, . . . Who could this fit much better than
ym1u?'i Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Operetta 4: Christmas Can-
ta a . -
WAKEEN, JOANNE-"Happy-go-lucky, laughing and
free, . I don't let anything bother me." Chorus 1,
gl? 4: Christmas Cantata 1': Operetta 4: German
u 4. .
WAKEEN, -RAYMOND-"What's all' the bustle. hustle
and hurry? . . . Be like me-I never worry." Ochestra
- 1, 2: Operetta 1, 2: Christmas Cantata I:
WALSH, JAMES-"If all the world were like he . . .
What a nice place this would be." Baseball 1. 2, 3, 4:
Chorus l, 2: Football 1, 2.
WALTER, JOAN-"Pep, -personality, and loads of
cheer, . . . Were her contributions in one big year."
Cheerleading 4: -Dramatics 4: Operetta 4: Chorus 4:
Homeroom Secretary 4: Benevolent Society 4: Mardx
Gras Court 4: Entered from Sacred Heart Academy.
Fargo, North Dakota. in Senior year.
WEIGEL, EDWARD-"Short, quiet and snappy. . . .
This lad ,makes everyone happy." Football 1: Chorus
1, 2: Christmas Cantata 1. 1
WEISER, JOSEPHINE-"A miss who is as good as her
- Q smile, . . . Llkeable and popular all the while." Cho-
Z rus 1: Christmas Cantata 1: Orchestra 3, 4.
XVIMBIER, JOSEPH-"His favorite pastime is to chat-
: ter .... To whom? That doesn't matter." Football 1:
, Cheerleading 4: Chorus 1, 2. 3. 4: Christmas Cantata 1:
Dramatics 4: Operetta 4: Stage Crew 4.
WINTER, MARY VIRGINIA-"I may live without no-
etry or walking, . . . But who in the world can live
without talking?" Chorus 1. 2, 4: Ooeretta 4: Christmas
Cantata 1: Dramatics 4: Library Club 3. -
WOOLLEY, PATRICIA-"A girl both charming and
demur, . . . She's attractive to be sure." Prom Court
3: Spanish Club 4: Chorus 1, 2, 3. 4: Operetta 4: Christ-
mas Cantata 1: Mardi Gras .Court 4.
1' ZANTER, PAUL-"He doesn't really care at all, . . .
For worldly, lofty pedestal." Homeroom President 3.
ZIELINSKI, LORRAINE-"Fortune sings beneath her
'window, . . . As she plies with thread and thimble."
Chorus. 1, 2, 3: Christmas Cantata 1.
Bakalars, J .
Kotinek, M. M
Maney, M. K.
Murphy, M. J.
Rutz, R. P
Schaper, M. L.
Van Brunt, N.
Evans, B. L.
Fisher, M. A.
Link, C. A.
Monti, M. J.
Poelllng er, P.
, Yost, J.
I Zahn, R.
Bagniefskl, P, T.
Box-seth, M. K.
J uen, E
Koula, S .
Olson, A. M.
Sclborski, M. L.
Winter, J. X
Schwabenbauer, M. A
Vollmar, M. L.
Top row: ACOSA President Merrill Cina. Holding session
at an ACOSA meeting are, Father Anderl, moderator, Jim
Temp, Jim Grenisen. Merrill Cina and Marie Delagrave.
Second row: Sophomore class officers hold a serious dis-
cussion. They are Mary Volz, class secretary: Dick McLoone,
Vice-President, and Jim Temp, President. Junior class offi-
cers are as follows: Janice Mader, Secretary-Treasurer:
Greg Ziegelmaier, President, and Joe Bakalars, Vice-Presi-
dent. Third row. Senior class officers: Joan Bruha, Secretary-
Treasurerg Jim Bull, President, and Jim Seiger, Vice-Presi-
dent. Freshman class officers are Joyce Winters. Secretary-
Treasurerg John Stellick, President, and Doris Munster,
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"Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted
Altar Boys and Golden ,Mass
.Thomas Rusche and Tom Finn assist at Benediction, while
Jim Grenisen and Jim Conway prepare to serve at the altar.
Merrill Cina and Jack Papenfuss carry the book and
chalice cover. F
Freshmen servers Jerry Zillmer, Robert Balduzzi, Mi-
chael Howard, John Stellick, and Earl Ritter, in the back
row left to right and Jim Leinfelder, Lee Villeneuve, Jack
Kelly, James Drendl, and Ray Opitz, front row pose for
the cameramen. Freshmen servers missing when the pic-
tures were taken were Bill Skemp and Gerald Bakalars.
Not pictured are Junior servers, Robert Gilbert, Karl
Leinfelder, Richard Merfeld, Charles Skemp, Donald Becker,
Ronald Abicht, Joseph Bakalars, John Alexander, Raymond
Dwyer, James Kelly, Francis Furlano, and Robert Hafner.
Sophomore servers are Charles Runnigen. Donald Gilbert,
Thomas Gautsch, Giles Flanagan, Michael Newburg, Charles
McCabe, Jack Langen, and Peter Schaettle.
Celebrant of the Golden Mass was the
Reverend Stephen Anderl assisted by the
Reverend Chester Moczarny and the Rever-
end Anthony Wagener. Master of Ceremonies
was the Reverend Joseph Ferron. Shown in
giheirbackgroiind are Ear Frantz and Bob Mc-
2nd row: Assisting with the arranging of
the Golden Mass gifts are Manford Knutson,
Richard Yost, James Grenisen and Gene
Finn. A section of the student body in the
Offertory procession is pictured. Lower left
is pictured Karl Leinfelder leaving the stage
as Earl Dansberry, Jim Grenisen and Gene
Finn arrange the gifts. Lower right: Merrill
Cina. Jim Grenisen and Bob Pfaff pack gifts
to be mailed to the poor.
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The annual Aquinas May Crowning
took place in St. Joseph's Cathedral. Pay-
ing her respect to Bishop Treacy in the
first photo is Joan Gilles, a member of
Surrounding Bishop Treacy are Father
Ferron, Father Trant, Father Corrigan,
Father Paul, Father Moczarny, and Father
Father P. J. O'Connor of the Catholic
University of America is shown address-
ing the assembled student body at the
The entire court is shown with Bishop
Treacy and members of the clergy in the
Bishop Treacy is shown again speaking
to the Aquinas students.
At the right the court is shown after
the crowning of the Blessed Virgin.
The officers of the Junior Benevolent
Society and Father Anderl are shown at
the annual Christmas party at St. Jo-
seph's Home for the Aged.
In the bottom picture are shown the
members of the Society with their moder-
ator, Father Anderl. Back row: Carol Sex-
auer, Mary Moran, Jeanne Hackner, Rita
Knapmiller, Nancy Doyle, Catherine Mun-
ster, Dolores Smikla, Mary Jean Murphy,
Loretta Flanagan, Marilyn Garrity, Ei-
leen Skemp, Mary Kay Maney, and Mary
McLoone. Front row: Mary Lou Schaper,
Geraldine Hoffman, Therese Shedesky,
Beverly Ernster, Carol Merrell, Barbara
Bracken, Loretta Coughlin, Kathleen Ne-
kola, and Patricia Woolley.
Regional Catholic School
Press Association Convention
The Seventh Re-
gional Catholic School
Convention was held
this year at Aqui-
nas on Septem-
ber 22. Principal
speakers of the Con-
vention are shown:
Mr. James Supple, Re-
ligion Editor of the
Chicago Sung Father
Fred Mann, S.SS.R.3
Miss C a r o 1 Jackson,
Editor of Integrityg
and Dr. Willis Nut-
ting. Mr. David Host
of Marquette Univer-
sity is pictured at the
Delegates to the
Convention are shown
in the center shot in
a general session in
the Aquinas auditor-
Representatives of six states
are shown in the lower picture:
Joan Schramer, Aurora, Illinoisg
Rita Unnerstall, Washington, Mis-
sourig Mary Ann Kiedrowicz, Wi-
nona, Minnesota. Front Row: Ar-
lene Schechinger, Westphalia,
Iowa: Terry Walker, Bismark,
North Dakotag and Donna Kul-
Debate 2 - "Resolved that
The Aquinas debate squads, who proved worthy
opponents to teams from schools throughout the state,
are shown with their hard-won awards in the panel
Top photo: John Bedessem, Gerald Downey, Janice
Mader, and Jim Kelly.
Second row: Around star debater Kenneth Erickson
are: Janice Mader, Gerald Downey, Jim Kelly, John
Bedessem, George Pearse, Jim Conway, and John Lein-
felderg the A debate squad includes John Leinfelder,
Janges Conway, Kenneth Erickson, and George Pearse,
sea e .
Bottom row: Jim Conway, John Bedessem, Jerome
Sweeney, George Pearse, Jim Kelly, Kenneth Erickson,
Janice Mader, John Lyons, Giles Flanagan, Gerald
Downey, and John Leinfelderg John Bedessem, Giles
Flanlagan, Gerald Downey and John Lyons admire their
trop y. t
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Upper Left: A group of smiling Library Club
members posing for the camera man are left to
right front row: Mary Ann Sinniger, Mary Craigg
Donna Rudolph, Rose Muskatg Second row: Patricia
Mezera, Caroline Wolle, Mary Kottmer, Mary Ellen
Bock and Geraldine Crubel.
Upper Right: The underclassmen members of the
library club are first row left to right, Patricia
Lepsch, Marlene Graf, Helen Dunham, Therese She-
desky. Second row, Mary Mezera, Jacquelyn Dow-
ney, Carol Lichtie, Clarice Bagniefski.
Lower left, making use of the library files are
Mary Ann Sinniger and Mary Ellen Bock. Center
picture glancing over the popular fiction books are
Mary Kottmer and Mary Craig.
Lower Right: Checking out a book for Jeanne
Gleason is Donna Rudolph.
Officers of the Library Club are Donna Rudolph,
President, and Beverly Horstmann, Secretary.
Members of the Club are responsible for such jobs
as cleaning and dusting the shelves, checking out
books, distributing library slips, assisting 'students
in finding books and checking up on fines.
Meetings of the Club are held at different times
throughout the year.
Art and the Crafts -
Prospective artists furthering their talents in the to the brush..A1bert Hegenbarth and Pat Murphy
art room are pictured here. Top row: Ina Klein, :ire Vgyfkfng Wlifth lghe Electric ?.w. 'ghgd rowg Russell
, , , , ee isp ays is an iwor . im o er pus a in-
Duane Robelts .and Rogel Noyak' Seconfi low' ishing touch on a crib. Robert Peshak, Jack Zirbes
Darrell Amalm dlhgeflfly keeps h1S EYES 011 1'11S W01'k- and Dick Merfeld use cooperation in improving their
Carol Stephane and Bonnie Amann put their skill masterpieces.
Future Homemakers -
Proudly displaying the products of their culinary
skill are left to right: Elizabeth Marcou, Jean Rini-
ker, Verna Bartovick, Therese Potaracke, Marilyn
Garrity, Jane Klein, Helen Buchner, Janet Fiebig,
Eileen McHenry, Mary Fisher, June Deutschbei
and Rita Frederick.
Second row left: A group of Sophomores prepare
for future homemaking. Left to right: Lucille Breidel,
Viletta Munro, Eileen McHenry, Elizabeth Murphy,
Catherine Clements, Dolores Simons, Elizabeth Roes-
ler and Lucy Hall. Second row right: Learninlg the
art of cooking are Nancy Reinsvold, Lucy Hal, Pa-
tricia Mosser, Gloria Outcelt. Third row left: A group
of girls from the Freshman class are busily engaged
in sewing. Third row right: Sophomores Nancy Lar-
son, Patricia Mosser, Mary Limberg, Ardell Hampton,
Nancy Reinsvold, Catherine Boyle, Gloria Outcelt.
The lower picture shows a group of Freshmen girls
bleingdinitiated into the mystery of the needle and
t rea .
The purpose of the Language Clubs of Aquinas
is to help familiarize the students with the language
and customs of the respective countries.
The aim of the Latin Club is to stimulate the
study of Latin. This aim is accomplished through
the monthly meetings.
President-Mary Lou Daley
Under the patronage of "Our Lady of Guadalupej,
the Spanish Club's .main purpose is to acquaint
the students with the Pan American countries and
promote good will.
The German Club is organized to better acquaint
the students with the life and customs of the Ger-
man race. They achieve this through talks and dis-
This club, through means of conversations, games,
songs and stories, helps the members to become more
familiar with the language.
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Queen Kathleen Nekola and King Richaid Quint
reigned over the third Annual Homecoming at
'Aquinas. The top left picture shows the 1oyal pau
on their throne. Upper right pictures the members
of the court. Left to right they are Joan Abraham
Marie Delagrave, Gloria Shepherd Queen Kathleen
King Richard, Jack Collins Gene Lenser Geoige
Krismer and Merrill Cina Lower left Mrs Nekola
Kathleen and Dick and Mrs and Mrs Quint The
smiling pair at the right are Joan Abiaham and
Fun and More Fun I
The group "smiling pretty" in the upper left pic-
ture are, beginning at the top: Manford Knutson,
Darlene Haddad, Ed Denning, and Rita Jeanne Ari-
thony. Bottom row, left to right, are: Jim Skaff,
Betty Lewinski, Art Roraff, Dolores Smilka, Bev-
erly Ernster, and Bob McKillip. Joan Walters and
John Leinfelder are the couple in the upper right
picture. Barbara Bracken and Bob Ernster -are pic-
tured at the lower left. In the photo at the right are
pictured, back row, George Pearse and Pat Woolleyg
middle row, Nancy Hamilton, Lloyd Wuensch, Mary
Ann Terpstrag and bottom row, Therese Monti,
Gregory Ziegelmaier, Mary Volz, Frank Schiffer,
Shirley Mashak, and Mary Lou Schaper.
Commercial and Science Students
Students of the Commercial classes were privi- at Mr. Tangora's left, several of whom won speed
leged to see in action, Mr. Tangorahonce the worldis records during the year.
fastest typist. Two classes of typists are p1Ctl,l1'6d
Interested members of the science classes
think their way through difficult problems.
Don Flottmeyer, Earl Frantz and Tom Krueger
figure out a Physics difficulty. Chuck Skemp,
Karl Leinfeldfler, Albert Hegenbarth and co-
workers comp ete a chemistry experiment. In
the lower picture Sister Georgiana lectures to
one of her Biology classes.
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ust a MomentfFJ'l3lease I
Upper Left: Presenting a plaque to Father Cooney
are class officers, Janice Mader, Jim Bull Mary
Volz, Jim Temp and Greg Ziegelmaier, with Father
Leinfelder looking on. Right Upper: Merrill Cina,
ACOSA president, is presenting Father Dahl a
token of appreciation for his services at Aquinas.
Interested spectators are Rita Jeanne Anthony,
ACOSA treasurerg Marie Delagrave, ACOSA secre-
taryg Greg Ziegelmaier, Junior class president, Rob-
ert McKillip and Father Anderl. Lower Left: Exam-
ining the beautiful gremial which was presented to
Bishop Treacy are Mary Louis Liskovec, Raymond
Opitz, and ,Ln-aWKlein. Lower Right: Attending the
banquet honoring Father Chester who left Aquinas
to attend the Catholic University in Washington,
D. C., are George Pearse, Marie Delagrave, Joan
Bruha, Merrill Cina, Father Kundinger, Jim Bull,
Rita Jeanne Anthony, Jim Seiger, and Robert Mc-
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Work and more of it I
The picture at the top of the page is the Freshmen
students studying industriously to prove that early
beginnings assure success. Some of those pictured
are Doris Munster, Tamame Haddad, James Malay,
Marilyn Mettilleg the smiling Freshmen students are
none other than those of Sister Lamberta's English
class. Visiting the class is Sister M. Mynette. Bottom
row: a group of Algebra students watch attentively
as a fellow classman explains a problem.
Insert: explanations on the board seem to make
it quite a bit clearer to the entire class. At the
lower right, Sister Lucy and her class seem more in-
terested in the photographer than in the history.
.The skillful photographer has caught scenes from the ters and Jack Papenfuss, Mary Ziegelmaier and Joe Wim-
fxrst Autumn formal. Some of the couples are Carol Merrell mer, Jeanne Bottcher and Fred Simones. Others stand and
and Gerry Schoen. Merrill Cina and Bev Ernster, Joan Wal- pose for a willing picture. '
Winners in the Music
Festival held at Teachers'
College are pictured here.
Starred winners who will
be sent to Madison are left
to right: Earl Frantz, Kath-
leen Hutchison, Richard
Ghelfi and Dean Murphy.
Other first winners are
Herbert Virnig, Jeanette
Potaracke, Katherine Mun-
ster, Suzanne Opitz and
Robert Cuta back row and
Dolores Gerke, Beverly Wa-
keen, Shirley Knutson, Bar-
bara Bennett, front row..
A quintet composed of Herbert Virnig, Charles Skemp, Robert Cuta, William Kratt, and John
' ' ' C t t at Madison. QNot picturedb.
Leinfelder also starred and will be enteied in the State on es
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"'Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God
Drama f Curtain, Tlease!
Scenes from the Dramatic department's one-act play
productions are shown below.
In tne top row are two photos oi' Pink and Patches. At
the left, Joyce Cross and Ken Erickson talk over a serious
problem. Upper right, Dolores Smikla, Beverly Ernster,
Joyce Cross. and Ken Erickson characterize Pink and
The complete cast of Lucifer at Large is shown in the
second row. left. They are George Krismer, Joseph Wimmer.
George Pearse and Ed Denning. Silhouetted at the right in
ix-Idrignmatic pose is Joseph Wirnmer who played the part of
The lower picture shows
His Excellency, the Most
Reverent John P. Treacy,
S.T.D.. Bishop of La Crosse.
presenting awards to win-
ners of the one-act play
contest in the Diocese. The
Aquinas Dramatics Depart-
ment was host to the stu-
dents from the various
Cut Lady of Fatima
A portion of the crowd on stage of Our Lady
of Fatima are shown at the top left. In the center
shot are George Pearse, Lorraine Kavanaugh, and
others in the background. In the prison scene are
Paul Waldera, Ralph Orcutt, and Bob Gilbert.
In the panel below encircling the Blessed Virgin,
played by Joan Abraham, are Richard Collins, Joyce
Cross, and Joyce Winter. Richard Collins, George
Krismer, and Beverly Ernster are pictured at the
right in the death scene of the play. Facing the
camera at the lower left is Gretchen Engelhard.
Around the well are Richard Collins, John Lein-
felder, Mary Winter, Donna Rudolph, Joan McHenry,
Eileen Skemp, George Krismer, Joan Bruha, and
CLARINETS CORNETS LYRA
Earl Frantz Joan Kowalewski
Arthur Roraff Kathleen Holicky
James Rudolph Shirley Knutson ' .- I
Betty Lee Laurel McKoskey ,L - Qin'
Patricia McCabe Duane Hamines J
Mary Kay Maney
Mary Ann Sinniger
el Jane Pavela
Mary Ellen Soller
Mary Louise Sciborski
Mary Kay Borseth
More Music -l---
The Aquinas Alumni Association pre-
sented Aquinas with a Connsonata organ
in the fall of the year. Shown in the top
picture are the officers of the Association
and others who took part in the program
of presentation: Mr. Richard Woodruff,
presidentg Mr. James Banneng Miss Mary
Ellen Howardg secretary, Miss Ruth Krei-
bich, treasurerg the Rev. Francis Wallaceg
the Rt. Rev. George Hammesg and Mr.
Robert Melde, vice-president.
The Senior Choir under the direction
of Sister Agnes Clare is shown in the
In the bottom picture is a small section
of the Choir practicing with Sister Agnes
Clare around the piano.
The Boys' Town Choir of Boys' Town, Nebraska, while
on an extensive tour of the country, stopped in La Crosse
to give a performance. The insert picture shows the
complete choir on the Aquinas stage following a special
performance for the student body.
A group of boys are shown in the special buses which
transported them on their widespread tour.
At the lower right, a group of the famed choir mem-
bers are pictured with Father Kundinger and their di-
rector, Father Francis Schmitt.
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"Lelawala," a beautiful Indian legend,
was selected by the music department as
the operetta for 1949. Lelawala, portrayed
by Kathleen Hutchison, is the Indian
maiden pictured in the upper left photo.
Next, Herbert Virnig, as Klolowar, and
Lelawala singing one of their Indian
chants. Bill Kratt is shown as the amorous
Sergeant Bilks. The Sergeant is shown
wooing the charming and humorous spin-
ster, Clarinda, who is played by Carol
Merrell. Miss Hutchison and George
Pearse as Eagle Eye, an Indian scout, are
shown in typical poses.
The Maid of Niagara and her brother,
Klolowar, are shown admiring the water-
fall. Sergeant Bilks dubiously takes the
gun from Eagle Eye. Lord Tatler in the
person of Fred Simones is giving compe-
tition to the Sergeant in gaining the af-
fection of Clarinda, here played by Janice
Mader. Klolowar and Lelawala gaze into
the rising sun. Klolowar. In the final shot
Lelawala and Mabel, Joan Abraham, are
looking after their lovers.
Football Champions .
The Aquinas grid squad for the second time in
three years, walked off last fall with the city foot-
ball championship. The team won the coveted crown
by a 13-12 win over the fighting Red Raiders from
Central High School. Earlier in the season, the Blu-
golds dropped a close encounter to their Northside
opponents, the Logan Rangers, but due to a slim vic-
tory of the Central team over the Northsiders in the
Baseball Champions .
For the second consecutive time in two years, the
Aquinas Diamondmen, under the coaching of Jim
Quinn, copped the city baseball crown with decisive
wins over the rival Central and Logan teams. Again
it was the pitching of moundsman Tom Rendler that
led the squad to victory. Early in the season the Blu-
golds got off to a slow start by dropping encounters
Basketball Champions .
Laurels to the Aquinas '48-'49 basketball quintet.
Although the Blugolds placed second in the city
finals and were beaten in the bid for the City Basket-
ball Championship, they came through in all their
glory to win the Catholic State Championship at the
De Pere Catholic Invitational Tourney. The Logan
Rangers grabbed the City Title with two wins over
the Aquinas "5".
Undaunted with the upsets received at the hands
final city game, Aquinas was handed undisputed pos-
session of the title, "City Champions". Sparkplugs
in the Blue and Gold machinery were Tom Rendler,
fleetfooted half back, Jack Collins, rugged tack-le,
Tom Larkin, a dependable center, and Mike Skemp,
Junior quarterback. All four of these players received
berths on the La Crosse Tribune's All-City Football
to Campion and Independence High Schools, but the
team showed rare form in the following weeks to
trounce these two teams in return matches. This year
the Aquinas baseball squad has a new coach in the
person of Ray Staszak, who made his introduction
into the coaching department by assisting head coach
John Michuta with the '48 football team.
of the Northsiders, the Aquinas team entered the
De Pere Tourney with spirits high and came out
with victories over St. Catherines, Notre Dame,
Marquette, and Green Bay Catholic Central High
School. The boys responsible for these victories
were: Dan Spika, forward, Mike Skemp, guard,
Myron Peterson, forward, Jack Collins, center, and
Tom Larkin, guard. Other members of the squad
likewise played top basketball all the way.
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"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy."
Top three photos picture Tom Rendler, Aquinas var-
sity football star for three consecutive seasons. Rendler
was voted most valuable player last season, and was
named as one of the all-time great halfback stars of
Aquinas. Among the other achievements of Rendler
during the past football season was his valuable aid in
leading the Blugolds to the City-Championship Crown.
Center picture shows four reasons why Aqui-
nas copped the '48 City-Championship. Left to
right: Dan Spika, End: Bill Kratt, Guard: Tom
Larkin, Center: and Jack Collins, Tackle. All
four will graduate this year. Larkin and Collins
were voted to positions on the All-City squad.
Lower left picture: Jim Grenisen left, and John Alex-
ander strike a familiar pose in their roles as student
managers of the football squad. "Theirs is not to wonder
why, theirs is but to
do or die."
Lower right picture:
Head Coach John Mi-
chuta receives title to
new car from Mr.
Richard Pearse, pres-
ident of the Aquinas
Booster Club. The au-
tomobile was donated
to him by Aquinas
High School and its
zations, after his old
car had been involved
in a wreck enroute
from a basketball en-
Pictured above are members of the '48 grid
Top row left to right: J. Temp, Manford Knut-
son, T. Sinniger, T. Kramer, C. Ferrier, J. Cagney,
J. Leinfelder, J. Skaff.
Third row: J. Bakalars, A. Kessler, J. McDan-
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Second row: C. Skemp, M. Skemp, W. Shuda,
5. Gilbert, J. Kelly, K. Riepel, J. Zahn, D. Olden-
Front row: D. Spika, T. Rendler, J. Collins, W.
Kratt, T. Larkin, R. Quint, J. Ritter, F. Schiffer.
Lower Left: Coach John Michuta
speaks to his gridders between
Insert: Coach John Michuta and
assistant coach Ray Staszak in a fa-
miliar pose with the Reverend
Charles Blecha, Aquinas athletic di-
Un the Victory Line!
Above pictured is top action as seen in
the Aquinas-McDonell game, the second
game of the '49 grid season. The fray
was fought in 95 temperature at Vet-
eran's Memorial Field.
Top left picture shows Chuck Skemp,
No. 61, move in as McDonell player
brings an Aquinas halfback to the turf.
Top Right: Injured McDonell player re-
ceives attention from coaches and doctors
under the boiling sun,
Center Left: McDonell line moves in
on Aquinas player on the kick-off.
Center Right: McDonell halfback on
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Upper Left: The McDonell quintet came to Aqui-
nas in a return engagement this year, and almost
walked off the floor the victors. The Aquinites
edged the Mackmen with only a point to spare. In
the picture player No. 12 grabs ball from fellow
player in an effort to get Aquinas star center Jack
Collins off guard.
Right: More action in the Central game is shown
in this picture with Myron Peterson caught in an
ariel pose between two white-clad Centralites. Jack
Collins, No. 20, and Tom Bruha, No. 15, look on.
Lower Left: An unusual shot catching some of
the interest from the Aquinas student fans during
one of the lntra-City frays. Throughout the season
the Aquinas fans in the bleachers cheered the Blue
and Gold squad on to victory after victory. It would
appear from some of the expressions on the faces,
that perhaps an Aquinas player has pushed the ball
high into ,the air, but it is as yet undecided whether
it will fall through the all-important hoop.
The Aquinas quintet ended the '48-'49 basketball
season with a 20 and 5 win and lost record. Al-
though losing the coveted city championship crown,
the Blugold squad went to De Pere in the Catholic
State Invitational Basketball Tournament ,and came
out with the Catholic State Championship under
their belts. Going into the tourney the Aquinites
were considered as underdogs, but in keeping with
the traditional fighting spirit that is always so domi-
nant at Aquinas, they defeated some of the top
basketball quintets in the state, and took the crown
away from the fighting Irish crew from Eau Claire,
Next year the Blugolds will again trek to the
tourney, but this time in defense of the crown.
Top picture shows the Aquinas
State Catholic Champion basketball
Left to right top row: Assistant
Coach Ray Staszak, Bill Skemp,
Jack Collins, Jim Temp, Myron Pet-
erson, and Coach John Michuta.
The Blugold squad won the cham-
pionship in the annual DePere Cath-
olic Invitational Tournament. They
held victories over Green Bay Cath-
olic Central, Marquette, St. Cather-
ine's, and Notre Dame High Schools.
In the Center picture the Aquinas
Left to right tow row: Father
Charles Blecha, athletic director,
Gerald Collins, Joseph Schiffer,
David McPeak, Manford Knutson,
John Kelly, Coach Raymond Sta-
Second row: John Stellick, Rich-
ard McLoone, Charles Cunningham,
Thomas Novak, Roger Ferris, David
Weldy and manager Charles Skemp.
Front row left to right: Tom
Bruha, Tom Larkin, Mike Skemp,
Dan Spika holding the tournament
trophy, Jim Skaff, Warren Dela-
grave, and assistant student man-
ager, Chuck Skemp.
Lower picture: The
pose for cameraman,
as they have posed for
the student body -at
all of the hardwood
encounters this sea-
son. Left to right:
Maureen Hutson, Ei-
leen Skemp, Joan
Walters, and Kather-
l City Champions ,47 - '48 '
Pictured above is the 1948 City Championship
Top row left to right: Father Charles Blecha,
athletic director: James Pearse, Frank Schiffer,
James Temp, Robert Gilbert, Arthur Roraff, John
Zahn, Myron Peterson, James Ott and Coach
Front row: William Bruha, Thomas Rendler,
Lloyd Wuensch, John Cody, Edgar LeMay, James
Skaff, David McPeak and James Dunham. Thomas
Dayton, manager, is seated in front of the team.
This was the second consecutive year that the
squad came through with the City Crown.
Lower left picture shows some of the Blugold
Diamond men taking it easy between innings df
a not-too-interesting fray.
In the center picture, star pitcher Tom Rendler
warms up in pre-season training. Rendler was a
major factor in the winning of both the '47 and '48
At lower right, players are again snapped iii
a languid mood. Scenes like these are always fa-
miliar in the Aquinas dugout.
Tennis Schedule 1948
Centralww- ............. .Lost to Central 4-3 in both matches.
Logan .H.. ----Defeated Logan in first match 8-0 and in second match 6-2.
St. Pat's ..... ---Won over St. Pat's 5-2 both matches.
Viroqua .... .............,,......... W on 5-4 first match and 7-2 second match.
Players: Dan Spika. Dick McLoone, Tom Novak, Tom Larkin,
Gordon Kotinek, and Jerry Graf.
Coached by the Reverend Charles Blecha.
Schedule for 1949
Tennis Schedule - 1949
May 4 Viroqua here
May 12 Logan
May 16 Central here
May 17 Viroqua there
May 20 St. Pat's there
May 23 Central there
May 26 St. Pat's there
May 27 Logan
Coach: ThefReverend Charles Blecha
Players Dan Spika
Schedule - 1949
St. Pat's there
St. Pat's here
Coach: Mri ohniMichlLba
Ken Kubiak yfw
J erryv Sweeney
Lower right: Coach John Michuta shows how
it's done in this picturel as he prepares to send
the ball down the fairway. Coach Michuta will
guide the '49 golf team for the first time since he
took up reins as head coach of Aquinas. This is
in addition to his duties as head coach in both the
football and basketball departments. The Rever-
end Charles Blecha, Aquinas athletic director, will
coach the tennis squad.
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Top left: Two keyfigures of
the 1948 Aquinas golf squad, Bill
Kratt, left, and Philip Hutson
pose for cameraman on the
Country Club greens before tee-
ing off in a practice session.
Kratt and Hutson both won mon-
ograms in the sport last season.
Other lettermen included Ken
Kubiak, Jerry Sweeney, and John
The golf team as always com-
pleted a successful season hold-
ing wins over Central, Logan
and St. Pat's.
Like baseball and tennis, golf
is part of the Aquinas spring ath-
letic program, and always proves
to bring a host of hopeful ath-
letes out onto the green as soon
as the last of the snow has left
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Top left: Some of
the key speakers of
the NCRLC sit in on
Monday evening, Oc-
Top right: Section
of the Aquinas Choir
singing for the Sun-
Center left: Pic-
tured here are some
of the dignitaries at
the evening reception
at Vocational School.
They include Arch-
bishop Cicognani, the
governor of Wiscon-
sin. and state digni-
Center right: Bishop Mulloy, episcopal adviser of NCRLC presents an
agvaprd for outstanding service to the Reverend La Farge, retired editor
Lower left: Reverend Edmond Benard Ccenterb Waits to deliver address
over National Catholic Hour, which originated from Vocational stage, Sunday,
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Lower right: U. S. Secretary of Agriculture, Charles Brannan, addresses
delegates on some of the national farm problems.
His Excellency, the Most Reverend
Compliments of a Friend
Grams 8a Sons
La Crosse Rubber Mills
Caledonia Street Merchants
Beranek, Mayor Charles A.
Community Sales Service
Funk, Mrs. Albert L
Mathy Construction Co.
Yerly Coal Company
Allis-Chalmers Mfg. Co.
Anderson's Tire Service
Arenz Shoe Company
Cech, Monsignor Ferdinand
Clark-Bracken Co., Inc.
Egan, Fox, Mansheim 85 Uhrich, M.D.
Farley's Quality Sausage Factory
Gateway City Transfer
Hackner, E., Co.
Hale, Skemp 85 Nietsch, Attys.
I-Iammes Truck Sales Co.
Hellwig 85 Morris, Inc.
I-Iorschak, R.B., D.D.S.
Keller Printing Co.
Kratt Lumber Co.
La Crosse Paper 8a Box Co.
Leath's Furniture Co.
Leinfelder, Bentz 85 Rigterink, D.D.S.
McKoskey Plumbing Co. ,
Nelson, Peter 85 Son
Papenfuss Electric Company
S 8a I-I Sport Shop
Schachinger Sausage Factory
Segelke 8z Kohlhaus Co.
The People's Drug Store
Tri-State Printing Company
John P. Treacy,
Anderl, Reverend Stephen
Ashley, Lester L.
Barron, E. R., Co.
Blaschke Funeral Company
Blecha, Reverend Charles
Bodega Lunch Club
Crosby, Schneider 8.5 Esch, Attys.
Devine, George J., Inc.
Dutch Maid Ice Cream
Dwyer Funeral Home
Hengel Plumbing and Heating
Hilton Prescription Pharmacy
Holy Cross Church
Jansky Bros., Printers
Kelly, J. D., D.D.S.
Kienah's Flower Shop
Kroner, Adam Co.
Kundinger, Very Reverend Joseph
La Crosse Amusement Co.
La Crosse Bowling Proprietors'Association
La Crosse Trailer 8a Equipment Company
Lottie's Dress Shop
New Villa, Mr. 85 Mrs. George Dialler
Noelke, Carl B.
Penney, J. C., Co.
Pure Food Ice Cream
Quinn's Sport Shop
Ross Furniture 8a Rug
Salzer Seed Co.
Schaeffer Motor Sales
Schilling's Paper Co.
Strike Motor Co.
Stuber's Floor Covering Shop
Tot Teen Shop
Town Taxi Company
Voigt Auto Company
Wiffler Paints 85 Roofing
W L C X 1490 ABC Network
Young, Ralph H., Jeweler
"Your Uncle's Place"-Mr. and Mrs. Pitz
Adney, D. F.
Aletta's Hat Shop
Anderson's Barber Shop
Arctic Ice Cream Co.
Art's Dairyland Ice Cream
Barron Millinery Co.
Benson Optical Company
8z Wallpaper Co.
C Sz D Restaurant
Cappelen Photo Service
Consolidated Dairies, Inc.
Danny's Super Service
Dolly Madison Dairies
Downey, G. J., D.D.S.
Federal Bakery Company
Franz Texaco Station
Gantert Bros. Furniture 8z Rug Co.
George Tire 8.: Battery Service
Hopkins, Ford Co.
Howard's Clothes Shop
Johns, Roraff Sz Coleman, Attys.
Justin Bike 8a Pet Shop
Keegan Insurance Company
Kreuzer Fur Co.
Lees 8a Bu
Woolen Mills 8a Mattress Co.
Liberty Street Grocery
Lieder Lumber 8a Coal Co.
Lyga, -P.A., D.D.S.
McGarty, M.A., M.D.
McGill, G. J., M.D.
Maher, Zita M.
Marshall 85 Marshall, D.D.S.
Miller, Joseph Co.
Milwaukee Sentinel Agency
Nekola Book Bindery
North La Crosse Lumber Company
Padesky Fruit House
Pepsi Cola Bottling Co.
Pitzner's Dry Cleaners
Protz, ILE., D.S.C.
Rita's Beauty Salon
Rowley's Office Equipment Co.
Ruediger 85 Joanis, Attys.
Ruth's Flower Shop
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Sanitary Barber Shop
Schubert, Frank 1
Sheehan's Food Market
Simones, Townsend, Gallagher 85
Smith's Bicycle Shop
Stelle, Mau 85 Toepel, Attys.
Steiger, Walter E.
Tausche's Hardware Company
Terry's Music Company
Tietz Hardware Company
Weisensel 8z Weisensel, Insurance
West Avenue Grocery
West Avenue Shoe Rebuilders
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Economy Wallpaper Company
Murray's Economy Grocery
Scham's Hillview Grocery
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