Ellis School - Ellisian Fields Yearbook (Pittsburgh, PA)

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SENIOR CLASS HYMN To the tune: "God of Our Father!" I. Strong for the battle which is yet to come, March we now forward from our cherished homeg Years here in truth and honor by thy side Oh, Alma Mater, thou our chosen pride! II. Happy the years which stand behind us nowg Many the memories that we have to show, Shining with joy and hours of pleasure bright, Companionship under the Green and White. III. Safe and secure we say farewell to you. Hearts overflowing with good-byes in viewg Grateful for guidance all along the way And inspiration for tomorrow's day. LLis1AN FIELDS Six THE SENIORS Slllfflllllllfl' lnflz 1 Glee Club ,, . FRANM-is I.Ytn,x .ALFORID A ii Prfparing mr i Q - Q., I Board of liditors ,t Vice-President nf the Student Council Captain of the White 'l'eani llrtnnzutie Club French Club "Miss Swiss Cheese" . . . perennial Glec Club manager . . . great puns . . . elass artist . . . life uf the party . . . eunsistent hit as nialc lead in our plays . . . hani salad on brown . . . "lt's the Dreanier in He." Cllftlflllilll Of fllf UN and Jt:NN1Fi4:n JENNINGS 1fARBOL'R Found Cnnnnittee French Club l,Wparing for Glee Club , , II junior mllfgf Hand-knitted Slnppy -Ine sweaters . . . red socks . . . the ever-cheerful . . . tmnato soup . . . No. l tnenzlee tn Pittslmrglt pedestrians . . . George and lsabel . . . "Why, Xliss Bllfl'ill0llSC?u . . . Satnbn, "'l'he Klan of the Hour." Seven ELLISIAN FIEL MARY IJOVISE BATCHELOR Prgpamlg for French Club Skl!I'Il107'f' Ifzfllfgi' D. 'l'. Dfs pal . . . in her own quiet way . . . llal Kemp . . . glamour eyelashes . . . seen at all thc dances , . . feminine to the n'th degree lshe hates mice-eeklj . . . cabbage? . . . let's eat elsewhere , . . Sidney College. A BARBARA IQDYTHB BINDER . F - 'h Cl lJ Prfparzng for mn U Pf'HlI5j'lI'KllIlIJ Cnllrgf for lfomrn .-Xll-.'Xmerica'S Sweetheart . . . diurnal trolley rides . . . the sznile of lueauty . . . cheese on toast sandwiches . . . third period struggles . . . here today. gone tomorrow . . . quite a letter correspondent . . . "llellu. joe. what d'ya know?" 19151.05 Eight French Club ANN BOCKIUS Art Club Preparing for Southern Seminary The four day a week-er . . . boosting Cornell . . . 'l'an1ing the Shrew . . . all around the town . . . Lenten will-power . . . "Smoke gets in my eyes" . . . forgets her excuses . . . lovely hair. French Club E. A. A. J OAN D,ARC BRILL Preparing for Bennett junior College ln lhe Mood . . , B. G .... school tennis champ . . . Leaping Lcna . . . "Peace, Brother, Peace" . . . "Iboo" . . . tall and terrific! . . . its loaded . . . globe trotter. Nine ELLISIAN FIELDS LLISLAN Friar. BIARY IQLIZABETH BROWN Preparing for Sleidmorf Collcgf Enthusiasm plus . tible . . . Tuxis presidential worries "VVcll. Jennifer F" . spell correctly. VIRGINIA TODD BRUCE Preparing for Swartfrmon' Collfgf President of the Senior Class Vice-President of the Art Club Dramatic Club French Club Glee Club . great. Hashy. blue conver- . . infectious giggle . . . . . twin troubles . . , . overwhelming desire to Yiee-President of the Senior Class President of the hi..-X..'X. French Club Glee Club Mahogany finger nails . . . cute clothes . born bridge player . . . dances at Kittanmng , . "nmph" . . . the Penn has the shows . . . chip fiend Cpotato and otherwisel . . . beverages . . "Osear. to be or not to be." T E11 President of the French Club DIARY TALBOTT CHANDLER Dramatic Club E. A. A. Board of Editors Gulf Park junior Collrge Preparing for Bell of the school . . . banana diets . Thursday music lessons . , . Beaver F Cfjalls . . . composing for Horatio . . . matching color com- binations . . . journalistic aspirations . . . Alliance Francaise acquaintances . . . 1500 club requests. Dramatic Club JANE CURWEN CHESS French Club Glec Club Preparing for E-A-A Connfrtirut College for Womrn The unpredictable . . . "my little nephoo" . . . future president of the Animal Rescue League . . . symphony concerts land musiciansl . . . class cook . . . ten o'clock scholar . . . klon- dikes . . . successful studying. Eleven ELLISIAN FIELDS 'XNN Joymc C CARMIE JAN1-1 COLEINIAN cnt of tlic Dramatic Prcsid Club IlI'fPlH'l7lg for Frcncll Club Dukf l'11ii'frsilv ' V Board of lfditors Plifstogzciiic fcaturcs . ' . . a little nn thc salty sidc . . . the lan-mail qui-cn , . . jackic . . . Bccllirwcii Sonatas vursus Strauss walm-S . . . Oscar . . . giving lluratiw tlic air . . . Count of Nlontc Cristo. OXVAN llramalic Club 4 , Frcncli Club Prfpclrlng for lazhixx- Prinfipicl Bridge cxpcrt . . . fawifs crcanwr . . . cnthusiasni for atlilctirs and niatli . . . bmtlicr Iruublc fall llira-cl . . . ' ' ' iuarmgiiig stays prwpcrtics . . . Saturday cu-ning sujourns . . . it! ntl In Grand- mutlicris wc gm . . . cfwiisirily illln-rust. T':c'f'l'z'f' l'3dilUf-il'-UW' Uf the Baluaaim CHAMER FL1NN Yearbook Dramatic Club French Club Glee Club F N A Preparing for .llnunt llolyolce College Great plaid reversible . . . yearbook worries . . . catching the 3:13 . , . good taste in bridge prizes . . . inexhaustible energy . . . depend- able . . . stability low in basketball . . . chatterbox. Sllldwl Uulllfil El'PHr:M1,x KmKP,x'1'1z1CK HARE Representative build Representative 1,7-fpamlg for llrainatie Club Y 4 N Glcc Club Smith Cllllfgl' Shuflling in from Buffalo . . . the 't-yes" have it . . . Geselnuultz . . . noted prowess as an historian . . . engaging smile . . . trudging to school . . . keen wit . . . "llax'e you heard the wonders of Williamsburg?" Tlzirtrfn Llsl,-xN Flux. FLIZABETH BRADFORD HOOKER A Dramatic Club P . French Club reparmg for Board of litlitors faxsar Collrgf The "Dralima" . . . ping-pong parties . . . music. her passion . . . root beer ice cream sodas . . . Yale, Yale. the gangfs all here . . . longing for the Adirondacks . . . singing. her pastime . . . schoolgirl complexion. Vice-President of the French Club Dramatic Club 1'1LIzABi:'i'H KOHRIKXN Preparing for E. A. A. Olzfrliu Collfgr Board of lfdimrg Collecting ll.C.'s . , . huge lunches . . . wearing uniform on Fridays . . . cheese pop corn . . . neat . . , abstaining from cokes . . . ai pro- 4 nouncing style all her own . . . beautiful Sllll-IZIII. . . . crumpling fenders. i. D s I"0urtf'e'n LA VIGN1-I 1i0CKNVEI.L RICCRXDX French Club Cleo Club Prfparing for Lrzkf' lfrif l,'0Hl'4Qf Sunday suppers . . . taxi cotnpany's best friend . . . rnidwintcr vacationist . . . llail. hlusconiu . . . excuses for thc doctor . . . Flagstadk rival trouble making connections with the 8:50 bell . . . prize collection of hztir ribbons. Secretary-'l'rczisurer ol the Scnior Class President of the Art Club French Club lf.A..-X. Confusion over Senior finances say?" . . . darling wardrobe . with Nancy jane . . . eating NATAIJ11: ANN Mrzncrzn Prrprlrivlg for Erlgffwoorf Park junior Cullfgf . "Woody-a paling 'round at school . . . Freslnnen's adopted mother . . . full of fun . ingenue . . . taste in clothes. l"iftf'en HI.lz,xm-:TH CVSTI-:RsoN PIGOTT , Drznnatic Club French Club Prrpnring for .Vt Club L'71l'l'f'V5ifj' of Piftsburgfz Swimming at the P. A. A. . . . "Gulfing". her ' pastime . . . camp. lfrie. Pigott. they all go together . . . kid sister . . . gym class humor- ist . . . jumping jitterbng . . . anything for a laugh . . . dieting troubles. Mfuw J AN1-1 SHPMAN Pr.-Suit-m tif tht- smtit-nt Council Prfparing jgr FfCI'lCll Club Staff! Briar College Glcc Club Thunder? . . . nu. just Xl. -I. . . B, U. . . . fashion stylist for class of '40 . . . niy. Sidney Cxecutivc ability . . . lumt-footing 'mund town with Jem . . . just an all-around girl . . . telephone conversationalist. D S Si.X'fl't'll , , 13A1m,xu,x Nrmsox SMITH l'rt-ncli Club Glcc Club I Board nf lftlitnrs PI'l'p!I7'I11g for lffzrzifgif llutifntf of TI'F!l7l0l0,Qj' lfntliusiastic artist . . latent English ability cznidid-cznincru fiend . . . caloric counter . , , our A-1 seamstress . . . "Hello, you kidlu . . . wearing of thc blue . . . adaptability. C1'l'U'i" Ulxllll' Mixiuox JAN1-1 I'uLlNc: Green 'lt-:nn l"l'CIlL'l1' L lub Prfpnrmg for blot' Club A V W 9 Bmrfjord fzmmr Lollrgf l...-X..'X. l"rcqut-ntcr of tlic L-xcuscd list . . . class chauf- lcur . . . tztstclt-ss . . . cuts figure . . . brown bug lunclit-s . . . glamour legs . . Snnga . . . quiet . . . indefinite. Sf'vfnzf'e1z E 1. 1. 1 s 1 A N F1 1111 SENIOR WILL We, the graduating class of 1940, wish to pass on our outstanding characteristics, good and bad, to the class of '41. Each of us bequeaths the following: FRANCES ALFORD,S frankness ........ JENNIFER BARBOUR,S inquisitivencss. . . .NJARY Lou BATCHELOR,S femininity ..., BARBARA BINDERIS sanguinity ...... ANN BOCKlUS,S acuteness. .. JOAN BRILL,S vitality ......... BETTY BROWNIS effervescence .... VIRGINIA BRUCE,S sophistication .... NIARY CHANDLER,S friendliness .... JANE CHESS,S concentration ......... CARMIE JANE COLEMAN,S sweetness. . . ANN JOYCE COVVAN,S obstinacy .... BARBARA FLlNN,S volubility ..... PATTY HARE,S versatility ....... ELIZABETH HOOKER,S patience .... BETTY KOHMAN,S coyness ...... NATALIE MERCERIS poise .... PAT lh'ICCRADY,S obesity ........... BETTY PIGOTTIS light-heartedness .... MARY JANE SHUMAN,S leadership... BARBARA SMITH,S difiidence ....... BIARION LlRLINC-,S taciturnity. .. . . .fane Hartman Betsy Ann Wright . . . . .Libby McNary . . . . . .Dorothy Lind Virginia Reineman . . . . . .Carol fohnston . . . .Betty Morris . . . .Rachel Hall ......fane Wood . .Dorothy K eally . . . . .jeanne Friesell ..Nancy jane Gellatly . ...Betty Ann Metz Nancy Donaldson . . .Dorothfy Todd . . .Harriet Fleming .. . . .Betty Bier . . .Connie Russell . . . .Ann Griswold . . . . .Suzanne Ofill . . .Helen Bradshaw Cynthia H oeveler LOOK WI-IAT WE'VE GOT! Channy Alford's . Bootsie Barbour's . Mary Lou Batchelor's Barbie Binder's . Ann Bockius's . Joan Brill's Bess Brown's . Jinny Brucc's . Mary Chandler's . Jane Chess's . Carm Coleman's . . 'vitality . . sweaters . "way with men" interest in Annapolis . bridge talent . tennis ability . . giggle . taste for clothes . . . youth music appreciation . . even temper Ann Cowan's . Barbara Flinn's Patty Hare's . Elizabeth Hooker's Bets Kohman's Patsy McCrady's Natalie Mercer's Betty Pigott's . M. J. Shuman's . Barbie Smith's . Marion Urling's small feet . . dimples . . talent for music school-girl complexion . . high marks . singing 'voice . . poise . glamor legs . sense of humor . blonde hair . . figure ELLISIAN FIELDS Eighteen Nizzrlfeu SENIOR SYMBOLS PAW I ,,.,. I fy! N1 9' ,f,Q'vf?7,,f'!,Lw"' 4 ,ww S S S ff WW I 1 N 1 , W 4 S 2:-:QWJ A 1 515541 i q S T XXXX s- S f ' X 1 Q ff X- A' P " Os 5' ca 721.47 05.444, V440 vfu.. nz? ma. 3 'W 'Q' v , Xxx A M y mama ' 94-,-,73-nvbq., mhunnm hwavxwgkalow, .c,....,,,g,,,44,.f E 1, AN Fil-11.95 WE WERE TOLD THAT.. Love is the grandest thing! The most glor- ious feeling of exaltation in the world. When our chief thoughts are of another and his thoughts of us, we are not to be found moan- ing because of nasty weather, wrathful tempers, involved physics problems, or even exams. We merely sit here, audreamy, distant smile on our lips, and watch the semi-visible teacher struggling to maintain her reputation of pierc- ing all numbness. Oh, but what a pleasant know that our cer- soothing numbness-to tain one feels that way about us. This sensa- tion is truly heaven! Ah, me. FRANCES ALFORD, Senior. To me, a glamor girl is only a diversion. She may be defined as a female who appeals to the eyes of males. The latter may be diverted by the former until they realize that the glamor is only a coating, mostly of paint, powder, and long hair. If a man were to be caught in a rainstorm with a glamor girl, I doubt whether he would bother to help her home, once the rain played havoc with her. One of the requirements seems to be to pre- sent a curvaceous appearance in a bathing suit. It is understood, though, that she poses only on the edge of the water-never in it. At evening. in moonlight and soft shadows, she thrives most alluringly. She has time only for being late and lazy and living up to her reputation. A glamor girl can't last long because she either marries and loses her charms. or she grows too old and loses her What I think of a dictator, in my mind, is the same thing as saying what I think of Hitler, which is plenty! I think he is a liar, a crazy fool, blankety-blank, etc. I could go on forever expressing adjectives to character- ize him. Personally, I think his rectangular- shaped moustache is revolting. And his hair- why does he persist in combing it forward? fOr does it grow that way?J In other words I don't care for dictators or their dishonest, scheming ways. Nevertheless, they must be rather clever to attain such high positions that they have complete power, and for that I will give them credit. ANN Gluswotn, junior. Life is the .state of being alive. It is ex- plained as vitality, sustenance, and energy. It's worthwhile, full of hope and aspiration. determination and newness. The broad-minded spend life well, using its resources with thought and exuberant thriftiness, while the other groups may use it wastefully, bringing crime and strife into its contact. Life, in an allegorical sense, may be personi- fied as money. By bargaining with it carefully, profit may issueg yet by spending it thought- lessly one may experience a loss. Life is the greatest thing we possess and possibly the only thing' we really own. As Napoleon said. "The truly great are like meteors, they fall through darkness, consuming themselves in order to give light to the world." title. RACHEL HALL, junior. PATTY COCHRANE, Sophomore. THE SENIOR FAVORITES ARE: Automobile - - - - Buick Song . . . "fill the Thing: You fire" College . . . PTIHCCYOH Breakfast food .... Wheaties Food . . . Ham salad ton brown? Football team ...... Pin Movie actor Movie actress Radio program Laurence Olivier . Bette Davis . Glen Miller Vacation pastime . . . Traveling Study ....... English Career . Homemaking or artistic work Color ........ blue Pastime . . dancing Sport . . swimming Orchestra . . . . Glen Miller Magazine . Mademoiselle or Esquire Hangout . .... Drugstore Girl's name ..... Barbara Movie ..... Wuthering Heights Dog . . Cocker Spaniel for a hot dog! Comic strip ..... Blondie Flower . . . gardenia Time of day . . 3 fa.m. or p.m.i ELLISIAN FIELDS Twenty ROGUES' GALLERY ' K Y - . 5. gi. ' ,MQNAPK-K -5? X,,p'f:3q,.' wg. . K -,mf , 1 x. V k 51' LV41 ,0i L- L., N- r -53 - . J, Y ,M , S , k l 9:14. ,-.Q,,,,:f,g,fgF?g'1lg iwx A. .fl .QV-f KlfxHMwfi5i,,Qf: 9- A Q 1,-.143 f fs A 'x-- N 1 -, gp, Y M Hr. iftiifffi .. S, fgxizrg ts! in Qs. X x e 'Nfl 'f.- N K . A 3 ' i 0 L i , - - : ww Y ff'- X X fi Q ?'?lQ9f'N x + SHUWEF. w , Qf 4- Q Lg-.X 'vi '5 K" ' . ..q,+Y3'X " Q P . , J 1 'Sars fr' " 0 1 I - ' , , . I T . tri, ,V . S 3 Q iff ' 59 1 W. ia 5, A Q. .I 55-s z ' . f'NRUN'Gi'f 1 411 ' l if . .M N ., N L '+g gs: Q-WN., wa , -Q 4' 4 9 wg .-rf-' ff 'ff5"'Wf' In 1. 1. I s 1 ,x SENIOR QUOTATIONS CIHANNY ALFORD: ANN ,loves CowAN: Gflod humor and generosity CHTYY the dal' The mathematician has reached the high- Wlih the P0PUlaf heart all the world OYCY- est rung on the ladder of human thought. Alexander Smith. Hg-vglgfk Elliy, Boorsua BARBOUR: BARBARA FLINN: Silence mme musical than EFX 50Und- . The talent of success is nothing more than Chffffma R0-V-Vffl doing what you can do well. MARY Lou BATCHELORZ PM-1-Y HAH: AnYlhin8 f0f 3 quiet life. He joyed of life's pleasures Th0'mU Hfywwd- All he could fmdg Yet richest the treasures BARBY BINDER! He found in his mind. , Grlett Burgns. There's too much beauty on this earth for lonely men to bear. , Richard Le Callienne. ELIZABETH HDOKER' Enilamed with the study of learning and ANN Bocruusz the admiration of virtue. , fohn Milton. Hide not your talents, they for use were made. , Benjamin Franklin. Bm-S KOHMAN' 'Tis a credit to any good girl to be neat. JOAN BRILLQ Ann and jane Taylor. Laugh and the world laughs with you. , Ella W healer W ilcox. PAT MCCRADY' When Life becomes a Spasm, Bass BROWN: And History a Whiz, . I 1 . If that is not a Sensation, Teach us delight m simple things, 1 donit know what it is. And mirth that has no bitter springs.. Lgwij Canojll Rudyard Kipling. NATALIE MERCER: JINNY BRUCE: Across the gateway to my heart Delay is preferable to ergizbmas hfnwn. I wrote "No Thoroughfaref' But love came laughing by, and cried: "I enter everywhere." 1 BETTY Picon: Hffbfff Slupman' l'm not arguing with you-I'm telling you. MARY CHANDLER' Elizabeth Pfnnrlli. Only a newspaper! Quick read, quick lost, M- .l- SHUMAN3 who sums the treasure that it carries hence? Mary Cltmmni He profits most who serves best. Arthur Shrldan. JANE Cmsss: BARBY SMITH! Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its valug' As the sun colors flowers. so does art La Fontaing. color life. Sir john Lubbock. CARM COLEMAN! MARION URLING: Know then that I consider brown What you call hearty appetite For ladies' eyes, the only color, I feel as Hunger's savage tooth: And deem all other orbs in town And, when no dinner is in sight, lCompared to yoursl opaquer, duller. The dinner bell's a sound of ruth. Chrixtopher Morley. Lewis Carroll. ELLISIAN FIELDS Twenty-two I AROUND TI-IE CLOCK 8:49 8:30 f f mass X Y ' wb ' 3 5 I ',, i ' N - X ..: ' 'Y .:::.,.,, Y ' 10:30 12:15 1 80 'Ti - Q SNS fllff l'.x.1.l Lxx lllllli JUNIOR CLASS I j X 'Vx , . . 1 w f 3 i , x THE JUNIORS lqbo One night, sinking into my favorite arm-chair to rest my weary bones, I began thinking about the good old school days. Now, let me see, there was Rachel Hall. She certainly has become famous as a writer. I consider All Thir and Then Some and The Draper of Bath, both best- sellers, her best. And then there was Connie Russell, whom I heard play Concerto in Z Minor by Inoe Itzlouse not long ago at a concert. How many times 'I have cheered for the all-girls' football team, "The Fighting Femmes", since four girls were members of the famous Junior class-Jeanne Friesell, Harriet Fleming, Jane Wood, and Joanne Bradford. Several of the girls own or work in shops. Betty Bier is proprietress of a restaurant fthe food is fairl known as the "Bier Garden," while Virginia Reine- man is the bouncer. Dorothy Todd is a designer of hats-"Todd's Toppers are Tops." And Nancy Donaldson owns a swank dress shop, there is nothing under two hundred dollars, which explains why I haven't seen Nancy lately. Suzanne Offill-poor girl-has nearly killed herself by spending ten years translating I-Iomer's Odyrrey in live lines of iambic pentameter, one line of dac- tyllic hexameter, ten lines of iambic tetrameter, and every hundredth line rhyming. Mary Lou Heidenkamp, the most famous of our group, was the first woman President. fShe succeeded F. D. R. after his sixth term.J Betty Morris, Republi- can, ran against her. Mary Lou, you remember, was the one who changed the number of hours in a day from twenty-four to twenty-six because "Then we'll have more time." Peggy Wentzel is a famed surrealist painter. Her most famous painting is of a fur-lined bathtub filled with tears of a human eye which is pinned to a cloud. The picture is entitled "Sadness," Jane Hartman recently arrived from Europe with her, let me see, eighth husband, Count Haugleitzfeldt. Count- ess Jane centainly gets around. Every time I look in a magazine I see Nancy Jane Gellatly's face grinning at me from a Dentilene Toothpaste ad. The other day, to my great surprise, I saw Dorothy Keally, now Mrs. Gerald Smith, with her six husky sons. Quite a few of the girls have found success on the stage, screen, or radio. Libby McNary has taken the place of Irene Rich on the Welch's Grape Juice program. And Dorothy Lind can be heard every Monday through Friday at five-fifteen P. M. on the program "This Path Called Life" sponsored by "Friskies." Betsy Ann Wright is heard singing and swinging her way over the air waves every Wednesday night with Len Giller's band. Marcella McNulty, comedienne, was star of such extravaganzas as "Step on Your Toes" and "It's Up to You," which reminds me that Helen Bradshaw and Betty Ann Metz wrote the tunes for these shows. The Bradshaw-Metz combination has turned out such hits as "Orchid Orchids" and "Down in Denver." Carol Johnston, now Carole Bombard, was Glamour Girl of 1950. Cynthia Hoeveler has won for eight consecutive years the Academy Award. Her latest triumph is "The Snows Came," a bold, adventurous story of Alaska. And Janet Kuehner, or should I say Janette, is the lucky wife of Byrone Powerhouse, handsome movie hero. But now, enough of this reminiscing. It's time for me to put the children to bed. A. G. Twenty-fi-ug ELLISIAN FIELDS CLASS PHOMORE SO X TI-IE SOPHOMORE ROLL CALL Pat skates, And often datesg Marie Louise, We love to teaseg Eleanor's fair, With curly hairg Helen Lee "Falls" with gleeg Margie Hashes Her curled eyelashesg Lulu sings, Does many thingsg Clara Hun- Is lots of fung Gee Gee's nose Goes up at proseg Sammie wins Our hearts with grinsg Pee Wee's neat, W'ith voice discreetg Joanne loves To put on glovesg Gretchen's thin But, oh! what vim! Suzanne goes To all the showsg Shanny prances To many dancesg Wilson's short, Is good at sportg Phoebe tries To save her eyesg Cunie mushes Over crushesg This is the call Of Sophomores all! M. MCC. T'Wfm3"-M0511 ELLISIAN FIELDS CLASS FRESHMAN X Twent THE FRESI-IMEN MARILYN ANDERSON is as nice as nice can be. She wants to be a nurse, but we think she'll end up with P. D. in the church. MARIAN BABCOCK is very obliging. She wants to be an organistg we think she will run a vegetable stand. POLLY BICKEL is now too, too crazy about "you know what." She wants to be a typ- ical housewife, but we think shefll be a tight-rope walker. BETTY BROWN is an unforgettable girl. She wants to be a glamour girl, but we think she'll spend her life hunting white elephants. ELLEN BUCHANAN is a screwy duck. She wants to be a nurse, we think she hasn't the patience. ANN FAIR is a brilliant student, and art work is what she wants to major in when older. She'll probably be a stenographer. ALINE FOSTER is an all-around friend. She wants to be a psychologist, but she will no doubt be a chaperon at West Point. MARY GELLATLY is chubby and pretty. She wants to be a trapeze performer-will probably be a Sally Rand. PA'r'rY GILLESPIE is now ever forgetful. She wants to be a great singer, but we foresee her as a prosperous model. ,GEORGIANNA GILLILAND is a quiet girl. She wants! to be a fan dancer, but we think she will be a radio commentator. CAROL HARDY, with those dreamy eyes, wants to pose for pictures-will probably take up modeling for fine millinery. BECKY HA1'ES is a "scatterbrain." She thinks she'll be a missionary in Java, but we think she'll domesticate koala "teddy bears." CAROL HAYS is an animal lover. When over twenty-one she'll train cats fso she saysj. She'll probably end up as a fan dancer. SUSIE HAYS, the class' star rider, expects to be a breeder of horses and dogs. We, how- ever, firmly believe she will end up as the star performer at the "Greasy Spoon." JACKIE HEPERLING is now a hilarious student. She will probably become a Latin teacher, but wants to be a housewife. ELSIE HILLIARD is, at present, "chatterative"g but when older, we see her as a well-paid crooner over the radio. She aspires to be a Metropolitan Opera star. y-nine AUDREY HILLMAN is one of those "Flora Dorasf' She wants to be an aviatrix, but the class think she'll be "The Matron of the Gay Divorceesf' VIRGILIA INGRAM is a smart, nice girl. She wants to be an interior decorator, but sheill probably help entertain soldiers at the front. JANET KETCI-IUM is now a studious pupil. She wants to be a kindergarten teacher, but we picture her as the man-hunter who al- ways gets her man. JoY KINNEMAN is "quick on the trigger." She wants to be a storekeeperg we think she'll be a member of the "Saucy Sisters' Semi- annual Sewing Circle." NANCY LIST is a scatterbrain who wants to be a business woman. She will probably be a mother with ten kids. MARCIE MCCAI-'FREY is very vague. Although she wants to be a "Betty Co-ed," we prophesy that she'll be a demure chaperon at Shadyside dances. JACKIE MERCER is always giggling. She wants to be a nursery-school teacher, but will un- doubtedly be the wife of a minister. ISABELLE MILLER, who is thin and small. would like to be thin but tall. Perhaps she'll be short and fat. ANN RAYMOND now is a fickle flapper. She de- sires to be a fashion designer, but we pic- ture her as grabbing a sixth husband. STELLA REINEMAN is a day-dreamer. She would like to be a nurse, but will probably be an aviatrix. JANE ROBINSON is one who dreams of her great ambition to be an artist, but we see nothing more exciting for Jane than paint- ing the kitchen chairs. ELEANOR ROWAN is a serious girl who wants to be a loving wife. We think, "Can it be so?" DOROTHY SHEPARD is now a miraculous stu- dent. She wants to be a sales girl in a dress shop, but we see her knitting for the Red Cross. PA'r'rY SIAERRARD is now a daring young blonde. She lS going to be a Sunday School teacher, although she wants to be a detective. DOROTHY JAYNE SMART is a swell companion. She aspires to be a debutante, but will probably run a Chinese laundry. ELLISIAN FIELDS R I xg? SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADES FIFTH AND S XTH GRADES .1 .4 .. .4 L J 1 7 I '1 si ,: E Q i TH RD AND FOURTH GRADES FIRST AND SECOND GRADES K NDERGARTEN. JUNIOR JOTTINGS MISS CUSHMAN'S TALK Today in the gymnasium Miss Cushman talked to us about the wonderful work of Dr. Grenfell. In Labrador and Newfoundland the conditions are really awful. Can you imagine a man crawling around with a snowshoe on his hands and one foot, carrying the other behind? Dr. Grenfell has a wonderful hospital and they try not to turn anyone away. When someone has appendicitis they have a dreadful time getting to them. Even some of the men have to harness themselves up and pull the sled with the dogs. Miss Cushman was Dr. Gren- fell's secretary for eight years. She said he is wonderful. One man started telling them his troubles and it turned out that his main trouble was with his eyes. That happens to a lot of them because the sun on the snow gives a bright glare. So Dr. Grenfell gave him his glasses and for once he saw some of the things Dr. Grenfell saw. To help in such a way is a wonderful thing. So Miss Cushman brought her talk to an end and I think I shall always remember Dr. Grenfell and his work in the north. -Marian Rodgzrx, Fifth Gradz. NIGHT AT FOX CHAPEL The hooty-owls Live near Our place. They sit In the trees And howl Like an owl. -Lynne Saudzr, Firrt Graje. SHE WAS REAL One day my friend, Martha, and I went downtown to buy a doll. I saw a woman put her child on a doll counter while she went to buy something else. We wandered from coun- ter to counter looking at dolls. I wanted a Russian doll, and Martha wanted an Irish doll. We could not agree on one doll, so we didn't get either'one. Finally we came to the counter where the woman had put her child. Martha said, "What a sweet doll. How much is she?" I said, "Martha, that is a real child." Later I told her about the woman leaving her child on the counter. -Louise Tottzn, Sixth Grade. MAPS Moscow is in Russia With all its pretty things. Germany owns East Prussia, Where peasants sing. And there is Texas Where cowboys are roamingg And when the horses are at rest The cowboys sing at gloaming. -Martha jan: Furry, Fourth Grade. ELLISIAN FIELDS SLIDING DOWN MOUNT RAINIER Last summer our family made a tour of the West. Of course, we had a good time every- where, but we had more fun at Mount Rainier. Washington, than anywhere else. We arrived at the inn at about eight-thirty A. M., from Seattle. As soon as we could, we got breakfast and hired a guide to take us up to the glacier. Before we could start we had to put on heavy boots and socks, and "tin" pants, which are really just waxed trousers. Then with our alpenstocks and sun glasses we started up toward Paradise Glacier. In about an hour we reached the glacier and the guide told us to sit down, fold our arms, and slide. It took all our courage to start, but before we were down we were laughing! We had walked two miles part of the way up and down a mountain to slide three hundred feet! -Ruth W irk, Eighth Gradz. THE CROCODILE The crocodile is very wise, In Florida, with all his wives He lives, but yet his greasy eyes, N'er beheld the leaden skies, Dizzily packed with Starflakes, Out of Nowhere, Into Nothing. The crocodile is soft as felt. He wears a bright embroidered beltg But yet his skinny claws ain't felt The clinging frail hands of snow Strong with the strength of age, Out of Nowhere Into Nothing. -Lindsay Firth, Eighth Grade. MY DOGS I have a very cute black and white dog. One day she was not able to get upstairs by herself. Then came a time when she decided to try it. I was upstairs and I called and called her but she would not come until her mother came up. Then Pepper lthat is the dog's namej stood at the bottom of the stairs and whined. Finally she came upstairs. -Anne Pierre flllzn, Fourth Grade. SURPRISING MARY Once upon a time there was a man. He was going to go to town. And buy a new suit and surprise his wife. She did not know that he was going to buy a new suit. So he went out to his car and got in it. He drove to town. He got a new suit. It was red and white check. He thought it was a very nice Suit. So he rode half way home and as he rode over a bridge he threw away his old suit. He looked in the back of the car and his new suit was not there. He had to go home in his underwear. And he did surprise his wife! -Eleanor Anne Foster, Fourth Grade. Thi rty-four JUNIOR JOTTINGS IROQUOIS THANKSGIVING PRAYER - You who dwell in the sky, We are all gathered here for the Great Thanks- giving. 0, you who are in the sky, We thank you for the earth. We thank you for the food and clothing. See, we throw tobacco on the fire. May the tobacco burn, and make smoke To go up to the heavens. And carry our words with it. We thank you for the animals, As our friends, and for clothing. We thank you for our good crops, our corn, And berries, for our medicines, and fruit. O, you who are in the sky, We thank you for the good fishing. We thank you for the birds, For their singing, for their feathers. For our homes, our children, our papooses. We thank you for our trees, The birch bark, to make our boats, And the maple tree, for its syrup. For the rivers, for the valleys, For all the earth, the sky, the moon, and clouds, For the rain, and the sun, and the fiowersg For our summer, when our food will grow, For our harvest- We thank you for everything, for the whole world. Please, Great Spirit, give us all these things As long as the earth endures. -Third Grade. THE SNOW The snow is falling all around Like little fairies on the ground. The snow, it fell all night long And in the morning it was there With snow flakes dancing in the air. -.dniea Walker, Fourth Grade. SINBAD Sinbad is four years old. He came to me when I was sick and jumped up on my bed. He chews balls and once he got four little balls in his mouth at once. Then he carried them to a chair and dropped them there for someone to throw. I take him for a walk every day. -Dorothy Swan, Second Grade. DRAKE Drake was a pirate, a great man untold. He robbed Spanish ships that were loaded with gold. Elizabeth dubbed him as Sir Francis Drake. He was a great man and there's no mistake. -Nola Dorbritz, Fifth Grade. Thirty five GREAT DAN ES One day some friends brought a stray Great Dane to our house. We kept him for two days. At night time he howled like a wolf. My own dog, Zenda, fought with him. Zenda is a Great Dane, too. Zenda and the stray dog made a terrible noise when they ate. The dog stayed two days and someone came for him. -Nina Clemson, Second Grade. THE EASTER BUNNY AND THE KITTEN There was a little girl who wanted a kitten. She had been asking her mother for one. Her mother said, "I have looked all over the pet shop and I can't find one." To her surprise the Easter Bunny brought her a little kitten. lt was a little white fuzzy kitten. -Kathleen Horne, Second Grade. HANS AND .IAN Once there were two boys. Their names were Hans and Jan. One day they were play- ing with their dog, Hitty. They heard a noise. It was their sister. She said, "Come here a minute. My shoes are gone. Have you seen them?" "No," said Jan. "Then what shall I do?" said the sister. "We will make some for you," said Hans. -Sue Crandall, Fourth Grade. LIMERICKS There was once a young girl named Sue Who never, no never, was blue. She wasn't in need, She had books to read, But she quite often had the "ker-chu." -Sue Hare, Eighth Grade. There was a young man from the city Who thought that to lie was a pity. But once he was caught With "the goods" on his lqt, And he never thought once of that ditty. -Caroline Hartwell, Eighth Grade. There was a young lady called Letty Who'd put all she had on a betty. Her end's sad to tell, For she went down to -, In a shower of scarlet confetti. -Lindsay Firth, Eighth Grade. There once was a very young colt Who belonged to a fellow called Holt. This horse was a freak, And his stomach was weak, So he died from a very bad "colt." -Betty Blackburn, Eighth Grade. ELLISIAN FIELDS .M ' .-Y Mfg fw'wi'B nf SNAPSHOTS LW .fir ,E UE' Aff ' ' wg v.4.g,.,.. .f .... NL, .K Q Q X'?'3U ,,,, ,M Q A .M. M1 A- , vff, .NL . jf. . ,Wk . W ,Z ,Q , .X T'- ueHQ .W 'Lf ...H 1 , W J -.Q Q1 My 'W xi, 5 M Iv ,A fi'3'i4 'E s nv L MXH 'wi' 4 1 01,1 4' 5 , , 1 2 1 ' 1 ' gif' 3 , HF - ,ia L ' 54 mx 4 4 Nlxx l"llI.IJS JY: 43 M .5 -. 1 1 . .v Q .vi 1 if - -mv ,,, 3 .!', x , I ,QASALC 43,213 3 1 ' 5' .hx . SJ f 3 . A L . .4 if ,fl 21 .5 hi "1 ww E E .av -4, I l . .up :rf ZQQ if 1 TZ S 52' '32, fit! II'fj"J' aim? jf XX W XX X X ,Hffff ELLISIAN CREATIONS DARK NIGHT The rain was softly splashing on the roofs. The autumn night hung black with haze and fog. And all was quiet in the town except The muffled striking of a near-by clock, Which gave the hour to be half-past twelve. And there was no one on the streets except A gray, old man with weather-beaten face, VVith shaky, knotted hands, unsteady legs, VVho clutched a sturdy cane, and slowly moved Along the narrow street of fog and haze. The old man feebly walked until he saw The glimmer of light across the street, And heard faint music wafted through the night. Then slowly, timidly the old man crept Up to the window, sparkling bright with lights. Gay music, laughter, happiness within, While outside all was blacker than be- fore. The old man stood and watched with wist- ful eyes, , The swinging skirts and fiying tails pass by. Then rubbed his care-worn eyes and deep- ly sighed, And clutched his sturdy cane and slowly moved Along the narrow street of fog and haze. Ann Griswold, Junior. THE LAST AM EN As darkness fell upon the lofty hills, The country settled slowly down to rest. And in the lonely barn across the road A figure stealthily slunk along the floor And slipped with quiet step through shadows thick. Creeping, crawling like a huge, black cat. Then, suddenly he came upon a man Who was kneeling, wrapped in a prayer of thanks Who heard not, that which was behind. The creeping figure in the darkness raised, And stood upright behind the kneeling man. He lifted high his arm above his head, And on the wall was caught a brilliant gleam, A gleam of cold steel brandished in the air. Then downward, like a hawk on wing Upon its unsuspecting, lively prey. The blade sank in and coolly did its work. The poor man uttered not a word but moaned And on his lips was heard a low amen. The murderer laughed when he saw his deed: VVhen he saw the large pool of cold, red blood, Laughed as a madman who has just es- caped From prison gates whose massive doors ne'er open. Then, he was gone without a single trace, Gone out into the night to face his God: To spend long years in never-ending tor- ture. He ever saw that haunting face of death, And always heard that last, low, hoarse "amen." Joanne Bradford, junior. PEOPLE The sky was blue overhead, but down on the busy street few people noticed it as they hustled here and there, in buildings and out, crossing streets, dodging cars and busses. A large, double-decked bus, filled to capacity, heaved into sight and deposited at the curb several people. Among them was a dark-haired, green-eyed girl. As she descended her hand fiew up just in time to save her dark blue sailor hat from being rolled down'the street by the mischievous wind. Her blue skirt swirled about her as she lightly ran into a nearby building. A little farther on a young man sauntered out of a newspaper office and leaned him- self against an electric light post. He lighted a cigarette, and for some time stood gazing absently down at the pavement. His black hair had the "patent leather" look, and the wind found it impossible to disturb it. In a little while he grabbed the cigarette out of his mouth, threw it on the ground and impatiently stamped on it. Looking up, his face brightened as a buxom blonde, with too much rouge on her face, made her way through the crowd to him. As they talked, she waved her red-tipped fingers in explanation. And finally he grabbed her arm and together they strolled off, and were soon lost in the crowd. Now, looking in another direction I saw sweeping toward me a large middle-aged woman swathed in rich furs, who was being made to walk faster by a clean, brown and white, wire-haired fox terrier which tugged and gasped at its leash. The furs went bobbing by me and soon they, too, were swallowed up by the throngs of people. Ann Griswold, Junior. ELLISIAN FIELDS Thirtyezght AND THEY CALL HER "BO0TSIE" She slung herself over the doorstep carelessly, rushing up to me with her friendly greeting. My first glance made me think her disgustingly sloppy, but my second made me aware of how well this sloppiness became her. Her hair was pushed back and caught roughly in a huge baretteg her uniform was tied around her middle like a sack of grain, her shoes were filthy and their strings knotted many times, her knitting bag hung listlessly half-open over one arm. She was calling happily to friends and often her contagious laugh rose to a shriek. Finally, when she bounded up the stairs, dropping her knitting bag and leaving her glasses with me, I thought what fun it must be, being Bootsie. Patty Hare, Senior. - PAUL Paul is a boy of only ten years, but his character is already strikingly individual. He is not at all handsome. In fact, he is very common-looking, with very big brown eyes, sandy-colored hair, and a slightly large nose. Everyone calls him "foghorn," and after one has heard him speak, one doesn't need to know why. This boy also speaks entirely too ofteng no matter what subject is brought up, he always gets his word in. These words are big words too, words he couldn't possibly read or spell. Moreover he is intimate with everyone in the neighborhood from the maids and chauffeurs up to the people who always have their names in the society columns. Wherever he goes, he gains new friends immediately. I suppose this is because of his friendliness and also a certain indescribable charm which makes one feel right at home with him. He doesn't care at all about his appearance. One can dress him up very neatly in a clean Sunday suit and in ten minutes he will undoubtedly look like a ragamuffin. One teacher described his heedlessness this way: "As soon as the dismissal bell rings, there is a swishing sound and I see Paul rushing out the door with papers scattering from his pockets." Under his magic enthusiasm minor affairs grow into vivid and colossal events. Still, he likes people and knows how to get along with them. I think this is the reason helis so happy and seems to be squeezing a lot out of life. Ann Joyce Cowan, Senior. WILLIS WILLET The seat just ahead of me on this special New York World's Fair train is being, off and on, occupied by a sprightly lad of about thirteen years. Evidently he has not yet acquired the desire to sit in one place for more than five or ten minutes, as he is con- stantly hurrying in and out of the car, and arguing with his wearied mother and sister. This young 'gentlemanf Willis Willet by name, has a definitely untidy appearance: his shirt-tail and tie do not seem to be able to find their proper resting placesg and his gaze meets those of his fellow-passengers through a mop of unkempt hair, while his socks fall about his ankles in a most disreputable manner. Since his features are those of a plain boy, the girls have not yet found him particularly interesting. His mind, ever active and full of schemes concerning the evasion of certain household duties, fails him in the class- roomg so he rarely brings home a good report card. When VVillis and his gang get together, the neighborhood is in a terror, especially when these boys engage in a baseball game, for their neighbors' windows often get in the way of the boys' well-aimed balls-and bang! Willis is just a 'regular fellow' so all these characteristics are only natural for a boy his age. We enjoy having him go with us all the more, because of them, for there's never a dull moment. Marie Louise Cooley, Sophomore. WALTER DAMROSCH Walter Damrosch is a kind, sort of grandfather-like man. In his fine features one can almost detect the deep feeling of a music-lover. When, after a brief but thorough explanation of a great master and his works, Dr. Damrosch stands before his orchestra, baton in hand, his ruddy old face lights up with a serene glow of enthusiasm and delight. His deepset dark eyes penetrate even through the audience as he raises his hand, opens his nimble fingers, and draws the tones of delicious melody from the men and women of his symphony orchestra. The effort he puts forth to conduct does not deter from his equilibriumg it only enlightens his heart with earnest satisfaction. He is bald except for a fringe of fiuffy white hair on his temples and around the very back of his head. To stretch one's imagination he reminds one of a toad in fashionable striped trousers, and black coat with tails. VValter Damrosch, however, is a fine, well- known musiciang modest and home-loving, who loves children and appreciates the works of all the great composers. This remarkable old man is of good standing and one need not be reminded of this in order to admire and love him. Patty Cochran, Sophomore. Thlfiyniflf ELLISIAN FIELDS A DESERT NIGHT The sun slipped down behind the edge Of earth that seemed to form a hedge Of brown, meeting the sky. Darkness came o'er you like a chill Fresh off a barren frigid hill Compared to the heat of day. The Milky Way shone oh, so bright, The planets heav'nly clear that night Hung in a cloudless sky. The moon had risen, all was cleared And figures on the ground appeared Lighted as if by day. New dunes were formed, old ones had changed, In grotesque shapes and sizes ranged, Shaped by the whisp'ring wind. The night was cold: the wind was high As through the palm groves with a sigh It moved o'er desert sands. Then did we see what's passing by? Camels outlined against the sky Loaded with precious goods. Now soon did come the dawn of day. The camel train was on its way To far off, distant towns. And thus was spent a wondrous night On desert sands, far out of sight Of noise and lighted ways. Gretchen Roemer, Sophomore. THE SECRET OF THE SEA He turned his head toward the open sea, The salt spray stinging his face. The sunlight danced o'er the foaming waves And made bright patterns of lace. The sky was a bowl of sapphire blue, With fioating clouds on its rim. The graceful gulls dipped down from on high, Sending thrills of joy through him. 'Twas years since he'd felt that heave and roll, Years since he'd spun that wheel 'round, Years since he gazed at those full white sails, And never such joy he'd found. From life he'd wrung great fortune and fame, But heartache and sadness too. His soul was crushed in the fev'rish world. No freedom or peace he knew. But he'd come back to his boyhood dreams Back to the wide open seag And there he'd found true peace for his soul, Peace he thought never could be. Thus God drew him back to the ocean When the winds blow strong and free: And he found there something immortal, Something God meant him to be. Margaret Edwards, Sophomore. MIDNIGHT MURDER Q In a tiny upstairs bedroom, naught could be heard but the gentle and regular breath- ing of a man, who lay stretched on the bed. Suddenly there was a slight movement in the darkest corner. Into the shaft of silvery moonlight, coming through the window, stepped a being dressed in a long, flowing gown of white. It neared the bed with noiseless tread, one hand upraised as though to strike. It paused as it reached the place where the sleeping man lay. Then it seemed to gather itself as though to spring. The form on the bed stirred slightly. "Keep still, will you?" hissed the white- gowned figure, "I'm trying to kill a mosquito and it's flying 'round your head!" REVERIES When lights burn low in nearby lamps, And shadows seem to lengthen, In solitude, alone with thoughts, A character should strengthen. But oft it seems as one harks back To thoughts and deeds of yesteryear, If all is not as it should have been- Solitude but brings deep fear. Thus each thought and act should be Designed to set the conscience free: That only peace and joy may find A place secure in reverie. Joanne Kuehner, Sophomore. ELLls1AN FIELDS Elizabeth Hooker, Senior. END OF AUTUMN The wind sweeps through the vast and lonely wood And lifts dead leaves in a swirling spiral of dust- Leaves which just a few short days ago Blazed with all the royal hues of fall. Now the cold gray sky shows sharply through The bare and lifeless skeleton of trees- The gaunt and leafless oaks, the looming pines. The dry stalks rustle in the frosty air And twigs snap underfoot on hard brown earth. A bird of prey ffies silent overhead, And slowly all grows dark, the night descends. Barbara Smith, Senior. BIG BLACKSNAKE Inch by inch, the figure of a man crawled up the perpendicular side of Blacksnake Mountain. Henry Russell, famed American mountain climber and sportsman, was attempting to accomplish what had hitherto been considered an almost Impossible feat, climbing to the top of "Big Blacksnake." . . "Big Blacksnake" was dangerous to climbers not only because of the high winds and misty atmosphere which enfolded it, but also because of great masses of insecure, sliding rocks and stones, which rendered it extremely difficult to maintain a footing. Many men had started up Blacksnake Mountain, but none had ever returned after having reached the top. It was early morning when Henry started to ascend "the big hill."' At first the going was easy. He made good progress, whistling as he climbed and thinking what a pleasure it would be to collect the hundred dollar bet which he had made before starting out to conquer the mountain. By noon he had climbed a little over one-third of his way. He stopped at a place where a projecting layer of rock shielded him from the wind and commenced to eat his lunch. He had come a good part of the way, and so far everything had turned out to his advantage. But from now on it was a different story. The climbing would be very treacherous, what with the steepness of the ascent, the rock slides, and the weather, now clouding up, all taken into consideration. After repacking his knapsack and shouldering it, Henry again struck out. Time was fiying, and all he wanted to do now was to get the whole thing over with as quickly as possible. The higher he went, the harder it was to keep going at a steady pace, however slowg extreme caution was necessary to know just where to put his foot next. One false step was all that was needed to send him into a beautiful nose-dive. Now the ascent was getting even steeper. Henry's breath was coming in quick, sharp gasps, yet he dared not stop to rest for fear of not being able to regain his footing and to start out again. As it was, he was barely moving. He pushed slowly on, on, on. Suddenly, a rock on which his right foot was resting gave way and started to slide. Groping frantically in a wild effort to gain a support, he lost his balance and went sliding down the dizzy height amid a torrent of rocks and stones. He tried vainly to stop himself, knowing that a few hundred feet below him lay the edge of a huge precipice. To fall over it meant instant death upon plummeting to the ground, thousands of feet below. But what could he do to check this mad fall? He was hurtling down the moun- tain side at a terrific rate. If only he could catch hold of something-the brink was fast approaching-he felt like a boulder-so heavy- As if in a dream, he felt this heaviness suddenly give way to a strange feeling of lightness. He felt as airy as one of the numerous pink clouds scattered throughout the sky. What was happening? To his astonishment he noticed that he was Boating through space, in much the same manner as that of a man making a parachute jump, except, of course, that he had no parachute. How unearthly! Instead of hurtling earthward, as he had been doing only a minute ago, here he was, soaring skyward above mountian peaks, plains, valleys, and towns. He soon discovered that he could go in any direction he pleased at his own free will, merely by using his arms. Yes, his wildest dream had come true. He was flying. Henry delighted in his newly-developed accomplishment. Testing his powers, he soared like a bird, until he was far above the highest mountain peak. fHa! He was even higher than "Big Blacksnake."J Then he went into a nose-dive, dropping so close to the earth that he practically skimmed the ground. Flying in and out of the clouds, Henry began to plan an itinerary of his travels. There was no limit to the places he might visit. First he would make a non-stop Hight to New York, taking in a bird's-eye view of the Fair as he passed. Of course, he had no idea whatsoever in which direction New York lay, but this problem was easily solved. He merely flew higher and higher and higher-so high that below him he could see the whole United States and part of Canada spread out like a map. Ah, there was New York, right down there. Now to go into another nose-dive--. As his earthbound flight gained momentum, Henry felt his airy lightness swiftly giving way to a dull, heavy feeling. Perhaps the altitude had not agreed with him. Now he was going so fast that he could do nothing to stop himself. Horrors! He would be killed instantly upon striking the earth at such a terrific speed. Already he could hardly breathe, so fast was he tumbling. His head felt like lead, and he was becoming so dizzy that he could scarcely think. He heard sirens screaming at him and wondered vaguely from whence they came. It was the wind whistling by his ears as he fell. Faster and faster he hurtled. Then there was a terrific shock, and all went black. Henry Russell lay dead at the foot of Blacksnake Mountain. Mary Lou Heidenkamp, Junior. Fortyone ELLISIAN FIELDS THE SEA The climb had been long and tedious, but the view from the top of the cliff doubly repaid us for the scratches and bruises we had received in cutting a path through the brambles and in scrambling over the jagged rocks. Straight before us, stretching farther and farther into the distance until it finally seemed to merge into the clear, blue sky, lay the majestic sea in all its glory. Large billows rose and fell on its surface, and ranged in color from a delicate, pale blue on the top of the swells to a deep, rich tone between the crests. The waves rolled undaunted into the stony harbor below, and crashed and roared against the massive rocks which stood defiantly at the entrances before them. Walls of glittering spray leapt high into the air, and sometimes even we were sprinkled with a few stray drops. The waters, now foaming and swirling, dashed merrily along over the golden sands, and then receded quickly to join each oncoming wave as it swept past the huge boulders at the narrow mouth of the bay. The never-ceasing movement and untiring power of the sea seemed to inspire us with a portion of its strength, and we left the summit feeling completely refreshed and full of a new vigor. -Betty Kohman, Senior. ALL IN AN EVENING'S WORK Did you ever try to study with the radio going full-blast, or with a crowd of people talking in the same room? Well, if you have, you haven't gone through anything! When Mother and Dad go out, leaving me to see that my three brothers study and go to bed at exactly nine o'clock, it is really a "howl," Having promised to behave perfectly and to finish his homework, each one settles down for a quiet evening. In a few minutes Bobby interrupts me in the middle of a complicated physics problem to ask whether "Pilgrims" is spelled "P-i-l-g-e-r-i-m-s." I can't imagine why he can't Figure that out himself, nor why he can't stop chewing that apple in my ear. John wants to know what Indian tribe lived in Oklahoma. How should I know? I haven't studied American History for at least four years. In the meantime, Paul comes into the room and begs me to go outside and dig a hole. A hole! Of all things at this hour of night! It seems that they are planning to build an underground passage and are trying to get volunteers to dig. Bobby wants to know how much gummed reinforcements cost. I tell him that they are, as usual, five cents. The First thing I know there is a swishing soundg the door slams, and one member has left our happy midst. A few minutes later I hear Bob playing "Fight for the Glory of Carnegie," on the trumpet, while John accom- panies on the piano with some other theme. I don't see how anyone within a mile could resist being moved by the sweet tones which fiow from our home. The predicted quiet evening has turned out to be the most nerve-wracking and hair-pulling performance that anyone has ever gone through. Suddenly I realize that it is fifteen minutes past nine o'clock. Fervently, I pray that all will .go well. I call them and threaten nothing short of bloody murder if they are not in bed in ten minutes. There is a trampling of feet on the stairs, followed by a long silence, interrupted only by a few snickering laughs. Having given them plenty of time. I go into their rooms to say "good night." On entering one room there is a loud crash, and something strikes me on the head. It is only a tin cup, a few toy automobiles, and several wooden blocks. When I open Paul's door, I hear a chorus of "boos" as they all jump out of the closet, and I nearly jump out of my shoes. They follow this coup d'etat by shouts of victory, since they have at least annoyed me and succeeded in making me quite angry. When they all settle down the house seems like a tomb. It's all in an evening's work. -Ann Joyce Cowan, Senior. GOD'S WORLD The shades of night fall softly o'er the Rays of light shoot o'er the sky- A sky d -ft, b As the sun rises on new high. s ay goes ri mg y. . - - The stars put forth their everlasting light Lofty trees dw and flgh' As day glides onward into night. AS 3 breeze S095 Whlfllng by- 'Plihe mooiiqa ball of yellow mist- Flowers dipped in dew ises in u gory. And a stream, far below that myriad Reflect upon a'ak?0fb?'1e world Clouds-fleecy white-hide a sun, hot and Reflects a meteor that through the heav'ns bright. was hurled, All this-God's World. A maze of light that twinkles ever on- Till comes the dawn. -Marcella McNulty, Junior. ELLISIAN FIELDS Forty!-wo MODERN FOOTBALL The mighty Pittsburgh bowl is overfiowed NVith row on row of eager football fans. The crowd's ablaze with flags and cos- tumes gay, The bands blare out with songs of Pitt and Duke. And now, a mighty cheer goes up from all, The stalwart teams are running on the field! They look like giants even from afar. The captains toss the coin to start the game. Gurczenski wins the toss and Pitt kicks off, A mighty boot by Thurbon down the field. It soars aloft, far over Yurchey's head. Beyond Kerklewski's waiting arms, it sails, But finally, Al Fedorchak brings it down And dashes toward the waiting Pitts- burgh team. He nimbly dodges Kish's flying rush. Gradisek fails to tackle, so does Ben. Huge Narick fails to pull him down to earth. Dear mel He slips from Cassiano's grasp, But, crash! He's thrown by Sinco's clutch- ing arms. Then on the pile Grevelis throws himself. Then Kracum and Sekela, one by one. Repeat this same procedure fifty times And you have football as it's played todayg But me, I'll take the movies anytime! -Connie Russell, Junior. A RETURN OF A NATIVE The sun was bright, the air was pungent with the fragrant odors of the numerous wild flowers, and the whole countryside of this section of southern Italy portrayed peace and tranquillity. An old, withered lady sat on the porch of her little villa nestled on the mountain side. Her knotted fingers moved swiftly as she knit on a woolen sock, her eyes gazing on the blue ocean below her which met the horizon in the distance. Behind her the snow-capped Apennines raised their peaks like outstretched arms to meet the tufts of cumulus clouds lazily drifting along. Q In the stillness of it all the keen ears detected a faint beat, like that of a horse. It was strange that anyone might be coming to this lonely spot. After several minutes the horseman appeared on the twisting, rocky road. As he reached the entrance to the dwelling, he leaped from his mount and ran up the path to the waiting hostess. His clothes were immaculate, his face was young and handsome: he walked with an even, manly gaitg his whole aspect was military. In fact, he did wear the uniform of an officer of the Brown Shirts, and his sabre hung sheathed at his side. As he approached the elderly woman he laughed, knelt at her feet, and kissed her hand. "Oh, l'Allegra, Grandmother, dear one! How I have longed to see you. Grand- mother, don't you see? It's I, Tony!" "Tony? No, not Tony. Letters, here. The government has written me. Tony is dead-he died in the battle of Salamanca three years ago. He can never come back to me like this. But each evening I feel he is near me as I sit watching the sun on the water." The lad jumped up and took the grayed head between his hands and looked deeply into the dimmed eyes. "Oh, l'Allegra, but it is Tony. Please, please! Here, my ring, see? The very one Father gave me years ago. It bears his signet. I was wounded in Spain and during all those days of agony I longed for you and prayed to come back here. And you see I have come back, l'Allegra, and this afternoon we'l1 watch together all the white sails and red sails on the ocean that washes at our feet. Do you see, Grandmother? You and I, together in the world. The wrinkled face glowed with a look of relief, joy, and incredulity. Then, slowly, her head sank down on her breast and her hand loosed its clasp on the young man's arm. The sun was going down in the West: the air was pungent with the fragrant odors of the numerous wild flowers, and the whole countryside of this section of Southern Italy portrayed peace and tranquillity. Barbara Flinn, Senior. Fortythree ELLISIAN F11-:Los THE EDUCATORS THE ELECTED .fK'H?9. 5?+M"".,z":1fW Q3 PSN 'D Wwbi? S 55 H mi-ff QM J' ge 5 M ,SSS E Fog g bf WMA T fi? rw? ? QW, QM Uwjfgg Q5 fyiijfy ,SM ii SS NEip,qf?z5? we W TW gi My wg, 32, X5 . 7' if? R335 Emajbs Eff,3yfiVif? .49 Eggmiflfmyy . 7' 0 Q 'sf'-.-ik ?iw5fW C-UVVUE8 CQGPERATIVE COUNCIL nnltrls' Xlquy 1,1-vt l-lllwtl, Nnutx Xhlmtt, ll,tl.t Hltutvt. Patty lvttlvspw. lthfxthulh fXlt'X.1tx, lihu- Htlltutl liuu Hut- N 'mu' Imtutu- Xlhud. Muvy I.tm- hhuumu. ,lu Xuut- Ihgttlftud. The systcm ui' ctmpcrgrtiyg gtwcrtttucttt. that is, gm'ct'ttutcttt trpcrzttcd puutlx' ht' tcztcltcrs :md studcuts, was cstzthhshvd ut thc ltlhs sclrtml tu M-p tttuht-r, 1935. 'l'ht- govcrttittg hudy, thc cutrpcttzttivc council. is cwtuptwscd wt lftttrtcctt mt-mhcrs. thrcc IWHCIIIIB' ztdviscrsg 51 prcsidcut ztud at vice prcsidcut th-ctvd frcuu thc scuiur class by thc upper schraolg out- wthcr rcprcscutztttxt twut tht- st-ttiur class: twtv rcprt-scutzttix'cs cztch i'rtmtu thc jtttuur. strphtu1ttu't tud frcshutztu clztsscs of thc upper sclroml. chosen by the respective chtsscs md txxw r'cpr't-st-tttzttin-s t-I'llIl1 the t-ighth grads of tht- lmrcr sctttvwl cluwsctt hx' tht-tr clztss. lht- L'HllIlL'll hats utct uttcc cztch wcck tu dlscuss prtthlcuts rt-lztt tug l1ttmt'dCI' tu the sthtmul :md tu hcztt' rcpurts rm students cuuduct. I ht- tuztrlt tru L'UHlNL'I'llIlXC gm'cr'utttcttt. wluch ts rcctnrdcd ttll the schftcrl s mnuthly rt-ptrrt tw pztrcuts. ts tuztdc up ul the ztvctttgc ot the grade glvcu thu studt-ut hy hc: 4' 1 z g' '- -' " - ' rpcrzttivc council, The zum wt' tht tt tthtts tud th tt txtu htt hx tht wr tttttttvil hats lwcu tu crczttc tu cztch studcut Z1 spirit uf cfmpct':ttttut fur tht- ut-I ttrc ttf tht- sfluutl. Xl, 5. lIltslxxl"lti1.ns lfIlfXtIX Forty TI-IE ELLIS GUILD Huff' Rnfrz Sue ll.ne, .Xnne Wilson. Mary Gellally. Rachel llall. Party llaie. lfmnl Rua" ,lane Vlooil, .lo .Nnxie lilatlloid, Helly Morris. Mary l.on l'enlenl..nnp, The lillis Guild is an organization created two years ago, for the purpose ol carrying on all the charitable work of the school. The Guild has its own checking account and all I'IlOIlCy made goes into it. Xlany interesting projects have been carried on this year. .-X bake-sale was given at the first meeting of the l'arent-Teacher's association in Novem- ber. The bake-goods were contributed to the Guild by volunteers from each class. Through the generosity of the mothers, a profit of almost forty dollars was made. Next, picture magazines and children's books, collected from the girls. were taken to the XYornan's and Children's hospitals respective- ly. After hearing Mr. hlcliinney, founder of l'ittsburgh's "l3oy's Town," the girls wanted to help him by giving the "Town" some useful gift. :Xc- cordingly. ten soccer, volley, and basketballs were repaired and added to the "Town's" gymnasium equipment. .-Xt Christmas. the Guild asked each girl from the fifth grade through the twelfth to be responsible for bringing a ten cent child's gift. The girls responded beautifully and nine hundred and thirty-seven gifts were shipped to the Caney Creek Community center to help furnish some of the 60.000 less fortunate mountain children with the belief in Santa Claus. Bigger and better projects are under way and in time we hope to make this organization one ol wlnch the school and community will be proud. I. .X. li. ff""t'l1 lx 1. 1. I s I ,x N l ll 1 n s THE THRESI-IOLDERS lfml Row: .lo .Xnne liladloiil. Suzanne Ollill. l'hnelwc Wiilson. lfugenia llill. Nlaiuatet lftlwavtls. lant- llolvrnson. l'.l-ie llitlli.utl. C11-ovylaiia Gilliland. liorothy Lind. lNl.nie Lon Cooley. lierlty llays. Klart Lon llettlrnltainp, ffnol -lohnslou llnltfl, Rtfrr: ,lane fhess. lit-tty Kolinian, Betty Pigolt. Ann ,loyre Conan. Ratliel llall. fatnne lane kiolevnnn llvltn law- liinlti-y. Helly Brown. liatlinia Flinn. Mary C'h.tndlei, In-I Ruff" l'.ttty fotlivaii. .-'Xnne Wilson. Louise Shanahan. lfinxieee Alfoitl. l'ili7.ilit-th llot-lui, l'ttti Ilan. Xntlufx llillman, Ann R.4ymontl. .Ks the curtain falls on the last aet of the 'l'hresholders for the year IWW-l'l4ll. the senior Drarnatie elub. reviewing the productions of the year. feels that its efforts have not been in vain. The plays. whether they were comedies or tragedies. have all left an impression on lfllis and on the actors --for lwetter or for worse. With Xliss ,lean D. Grey tirelessly directing our dramatic attempts. we have aimed toward greater success than ever before. and hare. we heliere. attained it to a great extent hy producing highly eommendable performances. 'I'he eluh has increased its membership to thirty-live. and with this added talent we consequently helieve it has become a better organization. 'l'he main production of the season was VY. S. fiilherfs mytlioloeieal comedy. llyglllllffflll and Calalfa. This was presented on December six- teenth. and was very well-done. The surprise of the Performance was the sight of at dead fawn upon the stage. tlt was later diseorered to he a very reasonalvle faesimilej Certain Fridays of each month are customarily devoted to presentations hy the lhresholders. This year. the Friday morning audiences witnessed some line improvisations and interesting one-aet plays. These included l.IJ'I't'IIl!f'I' and Rrzf Pr'pp1'r and The Rl1ddfIfI1l,fl' in xlrdfzl. .X business meeting is held the hrst of each month. and this year the elulv has started a fund for stage improvements. instigated by Xliss Grey. Vie hope that this fund may grow until it is possible to make those improvements which will he so helpful to all performances in the future. C. C. l t I 1 s 1 x x IV1 ia 1. n s furfvy-g'fAQ1 H! I11111lR11,' X11 11'I1 ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 1 1 .X . K li I1.11I RU," ,I11 X11111' II1.11II1111I, X'I1yI11I1 II11111-A L'111111I1- R11w1'II, ,I11:111 II1III. ,I:1111' L'I11'w. X.111I11- XI1111'1. 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IIIIIL' 11111 10211115 111 lI1C scI11111I :11'c 1I1c XXI1111-s IIIIQI LI11 Kiln-11s :1111I LII II11' 1-1111 111' 1I11 1 1111' ll 1'z1111IIc IS llXX'l1I'LIL'kI Ill 1I1c 11'11111c1'. X' 'I' I3 , IC1.1.1s1xx I11111x THE GLEE CLUB limi' Ruin: llgnlwilxi Sinilh. Klzny line Shninain, Jenifer liarhour, llarriet Flelning, lfrgimcs Alfnul. l'.lw.nlwlIi MiX.ny. .lane Chess. l':nIy llzire. lietly limnn, Helly Morris. Thin! Ruff: Ynuinizi Rs-im-niun, Carol tlohnsron, Helly Hier, Patsy Mnfnldy, ,lnnc Wood, lizirlwgngl l"1inn. Yamini.: Brine. Nlznrella MLNnlly, Suzanne Ofhll, Sriram! l3n:"': l-,ilu-I Nllllel. Peggy In-e W'enlzel, Dorm-iliy Tntld, jo Anne Bradford, Cynthia llovwlvr, ,Iennnn l"lu-sell. Huy Nlrlnilie, L'l.n4a llnnlvr, lfnxzeliizi Ilill. Patty Gillespie. lull Rnrw- llnrorliy l.ind. lhnothy Slwpanil. Connie Russell, Betsy .Nnn Wrigln, Belly Pi-gorir Iilsiv llillmiil. Xnn Rnyinolnl. Girl-lien Roernel. Mine lfosler. Nlzlry Lon Gillwerl. llclen llradsliaw, Ylrizilm lnizmrn The l,z1-li-do club. hetter known as the Cilee club. has one of the largest enrollments among the various organizations in the Ellis school. livery xYl'LlllCSLllif' afternoon from three until four oicloclc fifty girls meet for the purpose of singing some well-chosen songs. The members are chosen from the high schoolg and since the requirements-to be willing to work and sing- are simple, there is along waiting list this year. The direction and care of these tifty Voices are in the capable hands ol Miss Helen Roessing and Miss Katherine Ifllis. These teachers lead the arduous practicing for the 'flianksgiving and Christmas programs. as well as the major performances with the Shadyside :X Cappella Choir given znnmzilly in the Spring. lf. L. QX. llIIsIXNl"IlCI.I1S . Fifli THE FRENCH CLUB Burl' Ruff: Carol hloltnston. Yirginia Reittentan, Barbara Flinn, Cartnic .latte Coleman, Betsy Ann VVrtgltt. jo Anne hlcfollouglt. Phoebe Wilson, Barbara Smith, hlary lN1cCnne, .loan Brill, Clara llttnter. ltlargatet lftlttartls, ,lo .-Xnne Bradford. Connie Russell. llarrict Fletnittp. ,lane Wood. Jeanne l"riv:sell. Marcella XlcNulty. Betty Morris. Frances Alford. Barbara Binder, Patsy McCrady, Nancy ,lane Gellatly. Virginia Bruce. ,Mtn Gristvoltl. Sttyztnne Owens. .lanet Knehner. .llttldlr Rn-rr: ,loanne Kttehtter. Nlztry Lou Heidenkatnp, Nlarion Urling, Patty Cochran. Ann Joyce Cowan. lilivalsctlt llookcr. .lane Chess, Betty Ann Metz. Rachel llall. Mary Chandler. Betty Kohman, Natalie Xlercer. Betty Pigott, Betty Brown, Suzattne Oflill, llelen Bradshaw. Peggy Lee Wentzel, Dorothy 'l'0fld. Br-ity Hier. Firft Rare: Dorothy Lind. Jenifer Barbour. Nancy Donaldson. jane llartman, Dorothy Keally. Satnnttt llantilton, Mary Lon Gilbert, Mary Lou Cooley, Eleanor Davis, Louise Shanahan, Gretchen Roemcr. Anne Wilson, llelen Lee Dinkey, Mary ,lane Shuman, Cynthia Hoeveler, Patty llare, Mary Louise l3.ttcltelor. Le Cercle Francais is made up of all the girls in the sophomore, junior, and senior French classes. lt meets twice during a semester and its policy is to speak nothing but French during meetings. VVe feel that more is learned through conversation than otherwise and we try to enforce the ruleg the penalty for speaking English is one penny Cper phrasel but we always have some difficulty in collecting these fees. The Christmas party is always a great success with everyone going home happy with a valuable and highly treasured gift. The most talked-of event of the French club is the annual picnic held in late May at Frick park. Last year the Dramatic club and the .-Xrt club joined with us to make it a bigger and better party. This year we are again looking forward to it, and we hope that it will be even better than our highest imaginations make it. hl. T. C. l'1flNUIIz Et.Ltst,tN ltt. THE ART CLUB , .1 im- lfmlt Rvw: Xliiir I-listttr, Iflt-trim: llxnis. Mary I.tvu Htatfiwltui, Nlmg.ut-t 4l'.tItt'nttls, l'.lrf.nlwt-th Xlt'N,tit, r r Ht-tty ltutrtt, l'tilIy Kiniwzti. Ruth Rulwitistm, lt-my 1.4-c XM-title-I. llmtlli' Rm: l'.ttt5 Lkitltrnti, fXl.uiti:i l'rIiny. Britt' lirtrrrn. Xl,rA,tilt jX1,-,U-M lfltlt- Hillmiti, Mm lktyrrrttgrtr, Xutirt-t llrllmziiv, 'tim lfzttr. .l.ttit- Ruivivistun. Irvin! Rum: Holt-ii lftnkt-r. Klart' Wuitlt-l, Xuury limits, Billy litidut-, Sully llilitxmii, Yiir:tiii.t furry. l't-rm lit-itl.tu. Trtitlt Sttplwiis, Ihnntht' Smith 'lite .Xrt club is an mgztttizzttioti tmdcr the lcztdcrsltip ui the tztctilty ztdrisctg Xliss Xtilliztms. It is umtttpuscd of girls of all agus. who :irc intcrcstcd in painting. mtmtlcling, crztfts. or art ztpprccizttimt. The last is upcncd to thtisc ttttiy' in thc -ittrtiwr and senior classes. and is thc study of tltc ltistwry' of ztrt trlticlt ittclttdcs ztrcltitucturc. sculptttrittg. and pztitttittg. During the ycztr. trips. tztkt-it tw the gztllcrics and rztriotts other art Centers in the city, ittclttdt tltc study of tltc ltttcrttzttitmzil, pcrtttztncttt :tml Visiting exhibits. :md iittcrcst- ing cxttmplcs of ztt'cltitcctt1rc and sculptttring. The uiiict-r's for thc ycztr l'?3'7-1940 zirc: X X'l'Xl.ll-I Xltcitclctt ....... ,l'rf'.ridr11l Ptctam' Lift: xYI'IX'l'Zl'Il,. , . .Srt'2'ffa1't iiI1'I4'l'X Urtmrx. . . . .liirw l'rtxvicft'11I pXt.txt-3 i'iUS'I'ICR ..... . .7'n'11,vz1rw X. X. Xl. IIIINIXX l'illQl.DS litlxlf, CURRENT EVENTS Progress in all things! With that idea in mind the leaders. of the Current Event groups met last spring to devise ways and means of bringing, to the girls, greater interest in world affairs. As a result, the entire upper school was divided into thirteen groups, each group responsible for one Current Event period. The freshmen planned programs with their sister class, the juniors, and the sophomores with their older sisters, the seniors. A committee of three teachers, to serve as judges, was selected. Originality, content, clarity, and presentation by each group were to form the basis for selecting the winner at the end of the year. Besides these programs organized by the students, once a month someone of outstanding interest was invited to come and speak in assembly. Early in the fall Miss Gertrude Heard gave us a picture of England on the eve of the present war. Later Madame Ritz told us of her experiences in Paris after war had been declared. Judge Schramm explained how the Juvenile Court attempts to help the youth of our city become adjusted to society. One of the city's experiments along this line is the Hill City project which was so graphically explained to us by its leader, Mr. Howard McKinney. Mr. John Pollock, the business manager for Raymond Massey, gave an entertaining account of the legi- timate stage, and Mrs. Parry, on her annual visit, told of the latest news of the stage and screen. Miss Cushing, from the Grenfell mission, described the work of Dr. Grenfell in Labrador. An interesting health talk was delivered by Dr. Clark, who made us all wonder just how healthy we really were. Last of all the Hampton Institute singers paid a visit. We feel that we have been extremely fortunate in having such distinguished people as our guests. THE ALUMNAE Upon checking up on the class of '39 we find them to be at the following places: MARTHA AYRES ..... . Dramatic School in New York City JANE AUDREY BAKKEN . . Connecticut College for Women ANN BARRON . . . . . . Bradford junior College CECELIA BIGGERT . . . Mount Vernon Seminary BETTY BLACK . .... Hood College DOROTHY CARTER . . . . The Wheelock School BIARDIANNE DINKEY . . Connecticut College for Women DORIS DoDDs . . . Pennsylvania College for Women MARY Lou DWYER . . . National Park Seminary ELIZABETH ECKER . .... Duke University HELEN FLIPPEN . . . Wildcliffe Junior College MARIANNA Hocc . . Carnegie Institute of Technology BETTY KING . . . . . National Park Seminary BETTY LARGE . . . Miss Conley's Business School ELEANOR LINTHICUM . . . Northwestern University Lois ANN NAGEL . . Connecticut College for Women HELEN PETTY . . . . National Park Seminary NANCY SWEENEY . . The University School Flfgyphy-gg ELLISIAN FIELDS Sept Sept Sept Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Nov Nov. 3 Nov Nov Dec. Dec. Dec. SOCIAL CALENDAR 1939- 1940 Miss Ellis throws open the front door to the two- dozenth graduating class. CAll others please use side entrances.f Mrs. McCully begins weeding out the overstuffed fbrain matter?J physics class. "What lace launched a thousand ships?" "Statue of Liberty," says McNary. Frances Alford elected vice-president of Cooperative Council. Year Book meeting at Miss Heard's. The staff, having upset a vase, looks around the apartment and roof garden and throws in a little business with the refreshments. Guild officers elected: lo Anne Bradford, Presidentg jane Wood, VicePresidentg Betty Morris, Treasur- er: Mary Lou Heidenkamp, Secretary. Lower school starts--it's a long grind, kiddies. Bocltius, in physics, decides that excess tape meas- ure should be used "to tie with." Flinny finally misses a word in Latin. First Dramatic Club meeting of year. Carm, Chandler and Flinny cut classes to "super- vise" taking of class pictures. Mrs. jones and Miss Grey take the Seniors to Hamlet. A wonderful time is had despite Bootsie's breaking of her beads. Club pictures taken. Miss Heard comes back, much to the delight of all, to tell us her impressions of Europe last summer. The difhcult year book stall watches the birdie again. Mr. Howard McKinney, one of the leaders of Pittsburgh's "Boys' Town," gives a very interesting talk on the work that has been done in Hill City. A most successful Alumnae Benefit is given at the University Club. Certain Seniors prove that they can be useful. Mr. Pollack talks on Abe Lincoln in Illinois. First French Club meeting of the year. Carm does Senior French class honor. The junior Dramatic Club gives some excellent sketches. Miss Cushman gives a talk on the Grenfell Mission. French Club meets at lunch and everyone finally receives a gift. The Thresholders present Pyg- malion and Galafea to a capacity crowd--excellent acting and directing. Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. jan. Jan. Jm. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. April April May May June June Iune I9 20 22 3 5 I0 I2 I9 Z6 31 l 2 7 9 I4 29 2 8 I6 Zl 1 5 24 Five E.A.A. members miss classes, learning how to usher. Vacation l Wonderful Prom at the Twentieth Century Clulr- thanks loads, juniors. Everybody returns-sleepy. Indirect lighting bright- ens up the Study Hall and M. A. Some very amusing and interesting improvisations are given by members of the Dramatic Club, Mrs. Leech talks on Wilson College. Our friend, Dr. Clark, tells us how to keep well. "Cyn" meets the little couch that wasn't there. EA.A. initiationsl l ! Exams l Semester reports l Madame Ritz gives us a very clear picture of the war and how it is affecting the people of France. Snow falls and falls and falls. Classes diminished to half. Valentines hit Seniors. fYear Book goes to press but we'll try to make a few predictions.J French Club meets and Sophomores give charades. Senior Dance at Twentieth Century Club. Miss Craighead gives a tea for the Seniors. Senior Play. Spring vacation! Back to school fno foolingj. Shadyside-Ellis Glee Club Concert, French Club has annual picnic at Frick Park. 28-31 Senior exams! 3-5 6 7 Regular exams! Class Day-a new Senior class comes in the front door. Commencement-please don't forget us. ELLISIAN FIELDS Fifgy-f0ur PERSONALITY POEMS There is a good teacher named Hogg, Who says we are all in a fog. When her pupils say, "cur," She replies with a slur, "And what did you say about dog?" ANN Gluswoua. There was a young lady named "Cyn" Whose pal was a girlie named Flinn. She would drive teachers wild And her speech was not mild But thousands of friends did she win. JANE Woon There was a young girl named M. J. As proctor all day she would say, "Please, girls, don't act badly Or I will feel sadly - Inclined to report you today." BETTY ANN METZ. There is a young girl named Jo Anne Whose love for her bed is just grand. So oft' is she sick, In her bed does she stick. When we see her we give her a hand. It's Pats for whom all of us care, She's happy and free as the air. She always likes coke, But still it's no joke That Barbie and she make a pair. And now comes our friend, Helen Lee. Athletic and witty is she. She delights in gymnastics, And does things so drastic, We cheer for our friend, Helen Lee. Patty Hare has a nice winning smile, She comes out well in every trial. She has dark brown hair Which is dressed with care, And has the brains as well as the style. Barbara Flinn likes basketball, Even though not very tall. She is so fast That she's never last. Research is her chosen call. Fifty five In our class is a girl called Margie, Who sometimes gets a bit foggy. To make this rime right, You needn't be bright. just speak as our friend, foggy Margie. There once was a girl called Patricia. To have a good time was her wish-a. So she asked each class friend To see "Gone With the Wind." VVe thought that was grand of Patricia. Carmie Jane has such fine gorgeous curls- And grand conversation unfurls. She is so sweet, Her work is so neat, Carm's one of the nicest of girls. jane Chess is a girl full of fun. With her poems we all now are won. With many a ditty And all of them witty, As a music critic she's begun. Eleanor's a young girl in our class Whose passion is dancing to jazz. She wows all the boys With her charm and her poise And the girls also think she has class. Now Clara's another of us. In history she caused a big fuss. She wrote on a test That Caesar, she guessed, Wrote nothing of value for us. It's for Binder the boys make a fuss For she has personality plus. Her hair is in curls And her teeth are like Pearls. We're so glad that she's one of us. Miss Urling is liked by us all: She isn't a fat butterball. With freckles on face 'And setting the pace She's certainly there "on the ball." ANN JOYCE CowAN, Senior and ANNE WILSON, Sophomore. ELLISIAN FIELDS STUDY IN THURSDAY CAll characters mentioned are purely fictitious and reference to any persons, living or dead, is purely coincidentalj "Well, here it is Thursday afternoon again which means music lesson and excuses. Let me see-why didn't I practice this week? I'm afraid that one about the yearbook pictures is becoming slightly overworked. Well, here I am: good luck to myself." I pause dramatically at the door and then: "Oh hello, Horatiog ready for me yet?" A sound of pain comes from Horatio, or rather, Mr. Witherspoon. "Oh, it's you-hello." Now I clear my throat and begin: "Really, Horatio, I simply haven't had a bit of time this week for practicing. I',ve been doing my Christmas shopping early, as they say, fheh, heh,-eh, heh! and we had a terrible theme to write one day, not to mention the physics experiment, so you see--" or do you, I wonder? "Oh, I understand perfectly, my pet. Well, since you don't know your lesson, how about helping me pick out the material for the new robes Cmodel C on page 35 we're going to have at our church? By the way, I saw you at church last Sunday-don't you ever stop talking?" Finally, having decided on the fabric, I go to the piano and play over a sarabande Cone. to which, I am told, Cardinal Richelieu once dancedl which is very slow and dull but not slow and dull enough, I learn. After struggling with it several more times without getting the desired effect, I am promised a piece of chocolate if I get it right. This is too muchg I finally succeed-only to use my will-power and refuse the candy for obvious reasons. ' I pass on to Mr. Chopin and think he sounds pretty well, but here again I am picked to pieces. "No rhythm," I am told. CYou never saw me shag, Witherspoonj. I wrestle with that for approximately thirty-five minutes and then we decide to go into harmony. After forty-five minutes of that, everyone's worn, so Horatio, with great streams of perspiration running down his forehead, decides to call it a day. Unfortunately for him, I'm going the same way and I pour out my heart to him, even going so far as to discuss my dieting troubles. With a weary step and a brow multiplying-with-wrinkles-as-the-Thursdays-go-by, he bids me farewell at the foot of my hill. I puffingly plod home, thinking to myself that although I'm not so good at music, still Thursday does help to break up the week. Mary Chandler, Senior. A HORRIFYING EXPERIENCE This is a story about you. "You" may be any one of a million people who dread the thought of those visits to your dentist "at least twice a year." Today is the day you have been dreading since your last visit. However, you take yourself in hand and arrive at your destination, shaking and fearful. You take an elevator to the fourth floor, and hesitantly walk down a corridor to an office three doors down, and, there, painted in big, black letters is "Theophilus Blotto, D.D.S." You square your shoulders and walk in, ready to do or die, and terribly afraid it's to die. You no sooner get in the door than a little, fat, bald man wearing glasses greets you in a tone that drips with sweetness. "Well, well, and how are you? We haven't seen you for some time. Take off your coat and hat, and sit right here, please, while I see how your teeth have been behaving." You start to ask him something but he says, "Now don't talk, please." There's a slight lull while he pries around in your mouth, and then he begins asking questions. "It's certainly quite a snowstorm we're having, isn't it?" You mumble a distorted "yes," and he continues his probing and prattling. "Hmm, I see a little place that needs a bit of fixing up. Now this won't hurt. Just open a little wider, please. That's fine." Then he begins drilling. Very shortly he finds the nerve. Apparently that was what he was after. You begin to slide down in the chair, trying to get away from him, but it doesn't do any good. "Could you sit a little farther up, please? That's fine." This sliding continues until he says, "There, that's finished. Now we're ready for the filling. Open a little wider, please." By actual count he stuffs your mouth with five rolls of cotton. Suddenly you feel you must swallow or drool. You take a chance on the swallowing and make a noise like the last swirl of water going out of the bathtub. Then, miracle of miracles, he's actually finished. You get up, grab your hat and coat, and make a dash to the elevator, free for another six months. Anne Wilson, Sophomore. ELLISIAN FIELDS Fiftyrzx AT THE INTERNATIONAL "BEFORE THE JOURNEY" "SAINT CHRISTOPHER" One of the pictures I liked best in the International Art Exhibit was "Before the journey," by Fritze Burmann. A fisherman and his wife, standing on a few small rocks by the sea, are awaiting dawn. Along the horizon, light is begin- ning to appear, but has not yet brightened the grey sky. The sea is rather calm except for a few ripples which the soft morning breeze has kicked up. In the background a small fishing boat is an- chored. The fisherman's son is getting ready to raise her sails for their depart- ure. The fisherman and his wife both wear wooden shoes. He wears a white tunic reaching down to his knees, over which have been drawn a short-sleeved yellow jacket and brown trousers. She wears a brown dress with a brown jacket and a blue kerchief over her head. Their faces are worn and they have a rather sad look in their eyes. The pink sand bordering the water makes a lovely contrast with the greyish- blue, moving water. In the sky there are a few clouds made pink by the glow of the rising sun. In the sand, almost in the water, lies an anchor half buried. Farther up where the sand is dryer lies a Hsh net. The picture is very peaceful, yet strik- ing. One can almost feel the soft breeze blowing in one's face, smell that good, salty morning air, and hear the water lapping against the sand and rocks as it comes in and out. Ann Raymond, Freshman. Certainly, there are many beautiful paintings in the International exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh. One which I particularly liked was entitled "Saint Christopher," painted by a Ger- man artist, Otto Six. ' The center of interest of the picture is a great giant upon whose back is a tiny babe. The picture represents a famed story about strong Saint Christopher and how he carried the Christ Child across the stream. He wondered why the child was so heavy and this wonder is indicated by the inquisitive look in his eye. Saint Christopher is clothed in a dark orange robe whose folds are so full that it makes the giant look extremely large. The baby is dressed in a bright red garment. In comparison with Saint Christopher He is very small but the "divine" light of the halo around his head makes him seem greater. The stream, through which they are going, is very rough and the artist indicates this with little white caps on the bluish-green water. In the distance there are hills and village houses. My reason for choosing this picture is that I think the idea is a very interesting one. I also love the brilliant colors and vivid hues. As a whole this picture is an excellent one, and tells the story of Saint Christopher in an expressive way upon the canvas. Audrey Hillman, Freshman. SOUFRIERE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS We anchored in the roadstead of Plymouth and made the run to shore in a row boat. The wee town of Plymouth hangs on the side of a mountain. All of the island of Mont- serrat is nearly vertical. Three groups of mountains rise steeply up and the tallest peak is the still volcanically active Soufriere. The whole island contains only thirty-two square miles. The high mountains halt passing clouds, causing them to drop their moisture and make the jungle greener. Montserrat's population of about thirteen thousand negroes speaks with a marked Irish brogue. The island was largely populated by the Irish in the late sixteen hundreds and the accent has still hung on. The semi-active crater of Soufriere is the best sight on the island, but it means a long, long, walk and one must be energetic to undertake it. It is very interesting on one's way up the mountain, to look for the cracked walls in the houses, caused by earthquakes. One may go without danger to the very brink of the crater of Soufriere and look into a vat of boiling, bubbling stone. The sulphurous steam irritates one's eyes, nose, and throat. The stench of sulphur is nauseating. One "steps lively" over the steaming fissures to avoid the terrific heat. On the climb up the mountain toward Soufriere we were shown thermometers buried in the ground. These are checked frequently. Whenever the temperature rises it means trouble, for it indicates further activity in the volcano and probably an approaching eruption. The negroes of Montserrat live with Soufriere on its own terms, rebuilding when their homes are shaken down and tolerating cracked walls when the quakes are less severe. Jackie Heberling, Freshman. Fzftyfeven ELLISIAN FIELDS SOUND AND FURY PRICE OF CARELESSNESS Hz: "They've dropped anchor again." I She: "Serves them right. They've had it dangling over the side all morning." THE PEDESTRIAN ferry: "Yeah, my banker has put me back on my feet." George: "Good enough. Did he renew your loan?" jerry: "No, he foreclosed on my car." A FAST ONE Old Gentleman: "How much do I owe you for this treatment for deafness?" Doctor: "Three dollars." Old Gzntlzmauz "Did you say four dollars?" Doctor: "No: five dollarsf' FOOLED HIM "It's scandalous for that farmer to charge us S10 for towing the car only three or four miles." "Never mind, dear." said the other girl, "he's earning it-I've got the brakes on." OLD STUFF TO HIM The teacher of a class of youngsters was very much annoyed by a pupil who was studying with his mouth open. "Frankie," she said sharply, 'fyour mouth is open." "Yessum," said the boy blandlyg "I know. I opened it myself." WAR NOTE From schoolboy's examination paper: "The Armistice was signed the Ilth of November, 1918, and since that time there has been two minutes' peace each year." Guest in Hotel: "Manager, please send me up a full-length mirror." Maitrf d'Hotel: "Why, there is a half-length mirror in every room." Guest: "That's just the trouble. Twice al- ready I've gone down to the dining room with- out my trousers." A NUTTY PROBLEM An inmate of an asylum had been given a hammer and nail. He placed the nail head first against the wall and started hammering. Seeing he was getting no results, he said to his companion: 'The bird who made this nail is crazy. He put the point on the wrong end." 4'Oh, no!" replied the other. 'fYou're the one that's crazy-this nail goes in the opposite wall." WRONG WISH Parson: "How did you get that black eye, Mrs. Robins?" Mrs. Robins: "Well, sir: me 'usband came out of jail on his birthday." Parson: A'Yes?" Mrs. Robins: "And I wished 'im many 'appy returnsf' HORSE SENSE Friend: "Why have you given the general such a peculiar pose?" Sculptor: "You see, it started as an equestrian statue, and then the committee found they couldn't afford the horse." LOGIC "I suttingly hopes I'se sick," groaned Rastus. "I'd sho hate to feel lak dis when I'se well." O O O WHO'S WHO AMONG THE CONTRIBUTORS F. L. A.. . . ........ Frances Alford M. J. S. .......... Mary jane Shuman M, T. C.. . . .... Mary Chandler J. A. B. .... ....... J o Anne Bradford B. N. S.. .. .... Barbara Smith C. J. C.. .. . . .Carmie jane Coleman A. G. ..... .... A nn Griswold V. T. B. .............. Virginia Bruce M. McC.. .. ..... Mary McCune N. A. M. ............ Natalie Mercer E. H. .............. Elizabeth Hooker ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The editors of the 1940 ELLISIAN FIELDS wish to thank each advertiser for his assistance toward the making of this year book. Needless to say, if it were not for the advertisers we would have no book at all. Much appreciation goes also to the Trinity Court Studio for its promptness, cooperation, and, above all, its excellent photography. We wish to express further gratitude to the following for their assistance: Miss Anna Pierson, Miss Sally Tarbell, Miss Dorothy Manning, Frances Alford, Ann Joyce Cowan, Ann Griswold, Rachel Hall, Patty Hare, Betty Morris, Barbara Smith, and Anne Wilson. Et.LxsrAN FIELDS Fifty eight COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES ofthe ELLIS SCHOOL Glass of nineteen lrunclrecl ancl forty FRIDAY, JUNE 7 at I-our o,cIoclc THE CHURCH of :Le ASCENSION Reception after tlne Exercis Ellsworth Avenue THE ELLIS SCHOOL COLLEGE PREPARATORY and ELECTIVE COURSES C 4850 - 4860 - 4868 ELLSWORTH AVENUE T leph SChenley 5033 TRONIZE OU GRE ER KEEPI G AHEAD... "A GOOD MANY confusing things can be said . . . in fact sometimes are said about gasoline. The important thing, however, for you to remember always is to buy the product of a company in which you have the utmost con- fidence. . .a company whose avowed policy is to manufacture and sell only the finest products that skill, science, and great resources make possible. 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R! .. U1 rite for details. systems. W automatic signaling Q . X I l.Ii ' ASIC I'.'X'I'ROXIZIi Ol R X I R I IS vmwwzw eww, WM. B. SCAIFE 6- SONS CO, PITTSBURGH, PA. BEST BET'S BUICK QQE BEST BUYS AT A sAMsoN sALEs co. 7815 FORWARD AVENUE SQUIRREL HILL D R E S S E S for all occasions e oQuca d 11013 J10'1'0' LlLClf1':fi1 ' Made-to-order ' Ready-to-wear ' hl 224 South Hlg and Avenue moofos CENTER AVE. PITTSBURGH Pl FASE PXTRONIZE OUR ADVFRTISERS IJ. H. SERUSET CUMPANY Cleaners and Dyers HILAND 4600 Randolph 81 Mclllements, Inc. Established 1882 Jw YOUR BEST. . . Through ELLIOTT,S GLASSES You'll easily see your way through Classes with E1liott's Glasses. ' PITTSBURGH'S LEADING B. K. ELLIOTT CO. FLORISTS OPTICIANS 124 s. Whitfield st. Montrose zsoo 126 Sixth Street Pittsburgh THE UNIUN NATIUNI-ll BANK UF PITTSBURGH 67KJs67wfJ57'WJs'96aM0 MIPIIR MIFIIDI I' l I FASF I ATRONIZE OUR ADX FRTISFRS EAVENSUN, ALFDRD AND AUCHMUTY MINING ENGINEERS PITTSBURGH COMPLETE INVESTMENT AND BROKERAGE SERVICE A. E. MASTEN 81 CO. lixtablislzed 1891 PITTSBURGH WHEELING BUTLER JOHNSTOWN . . .Members . . . NEVV YORK STOCK EXCHANGE N. Y. CURB EXCHANGE fASSOCIATE, CHICAGO STOCK EXCHANGE PITTSBURGH STOCK EXCHANGE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE VVHEELING STOCK EXCHANGE Atlantic 1686 COMPLIMENTS ABRAVANEL FUR SHOP OF Cuytom Made Fury A FRIEND JOSEPH ABRAVANEI., Prop. 204 Fifth Ave., Third Floor Pittsburgh KUHN - RENSHAW, Inc. For Over 50 years we have supplied East Liberty's best families with Meats and Groceries. Quality Foods Only-Free Delivery Service BROAD ST. at SHERIDAN AVE. PHONE HILAND 3000 PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS Igdiwfp 0 CHAMBERSBURG, PA. Girls 6 to I6 EXPERT INSTRUCTION IN ALL SPORTS g RIDING A SPECIAL FEATURE DIRECTORS Miss Florence R. Heald Miss Catherine E. Ruland CAMP ROBIN HOOD ' CHAMBERSBURG,PA. ESTABLISHED 1889 COMPLIMENTS CALDWELL 86 GRAHAM Department Store OF JAS. L. GOOD Cor. Penn Ave. and Wood St. Churchill 0143 Wilkinsburg, Pa. Shampooing Manicuring Hair Cutting Eugene Permanent H E l. E N Marcel, Finger and Water Waving o Fine Apparel for the Nfw Aff WW Wfzz-Dfmgd Child o Gill' ses allw n 6? 0 lle ls G O 'Z' e T 226 SOUTH HIGHLAND Avi-2. 1217 HIGHLAND BUILDING MOntrose 5748 Pittsburgh, Pa. EAST END IWONTROSE 2268 PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS BUY AT THE ESSO SIGN" CLYDE E. HUGHES Garage and Service Stations TWO LOCATIONS: Beechwood Boulevard at Wilkins Ave. Phones: EMerson 9408: M0ntrose 3387 and Penn 6, Denniston Avenues Phone: EMerson 9832 COMPLIMENTS . . Englm Qfwallamw 233 Oliver Avenue Pittyburgh COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND DAILEY 86 FOLTZ, Inc. . . . Home Dressed . . . Fresh and Smoked Meats Fish and Poultry 2017 Murray Ave. Hazel 2421-22 PHONE GRANT 8700 Mcflutcheon, McKelvy 81 Durant UNION AIEMBERSZ NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE PITTSBURGH STOCK EXCHANGE NEW YORK CURB QASSOCIATEJ TRUST BUILDING Pittsburgh OTHER OFFICE! PEoPI.Es CITY BANK BUILDING INICKEESPORT, PA. PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS A delightful place to shop for FINEST FRESH FRUITS GROCERIES - MEATS Pl-IILIP INDOVINA 6- SONS 5435 Walnut Street, Shadyside I KENNEDY's BAKED Goons Compliments of KERR C+- INGRAM LUMBER X 1887 1940 COMPLIMENTS R. G. HENNE OF jeuleler A FRIEND 6018 Center Avenue East Liberty PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS U55 'zen Q Gqcacfem 0 Jwuzic ff Dffszirzg douuai fzom kgs azaafiva cqpfrcoaafi qlolzin . . . . dlffazgazst ol-foznz Ceffo . . . . . . fffsn .Scanfon Tiana . . dlffazy gaanfon SLXOIPZZI qfwcgfina futyfffmiaa ...... dmazfoziz Sweat dlflusicianaffip - fpzimifivs Unatzumeni dlflaging DUZECEO1, dlflazy B1oavrzirzg .cgcanfon - 4721 HUZHME - agifand 9706 Compliments of THE GLEE CLUB TELEPHONE HAZEL 1881 S H O E S ' l I For Your Drug Store Needy what look wry Imam WM. D. CALLAHAN, Ph.G. and yet feel comfortable" Squirrel I-mrs Oldest Drug Store FOR DAYTIME on EVENING WEAR - P. Ludebuehl and Son PRESCRIPTIONS OUR SPECIALTY O Penn and Frankstown East Liberty FW? Delivery Service We ve Fitted Feet for Fifty Years PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS Compliments of THE SOPHOMORE CLASS GOLD CHARMS The Largest Selection in all of Greater "i""""'1"" HARDY ma HAYES CU. Wood Street at Oliver Ave. Pittsburgh, Pa. il"1 l Glirinitp Qfnurt btuhin rwgcu aa, fgat is gut in fprfiofogmalzrqy is pzoduud Portraits of the 1940 class and student groups were produced by our studio. Stuclto: 313 gslxtlf a4uzn.uz PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS pliments of DRESSES FOR STRAUSS' MARKET 5431 Walnut St. Q Town . . . MAyflower 8308 Country . . . Formal . . . COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND '7!ae Zdafwhade 190 N. CRAIG STREET Gompliments Of THE DRAMATIC CLUB ILEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISILRS NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Boston, Massachusetts Chartered 183 S o LIFE INSURANCE AND ANNUITIES o JOHN T. SHIRLEY, General Agent ALLAN I. SHIRLEY, Agency Secretary 1909 Oliver Building Fireproof Furniture Depositories for Household Goods Separate Rooms, Padded Motor Vans, Expe- rlenced Men, Low Insurance, Furniture Packers, Estimates Furnlshed. S H A N A H A N Transfer and Storage Company 3460 FIFTH AVE. 7535 PENN AVE. Cor. McKee Place Cor. Braddock Ave. COMPLIMENTS OF THE COMMUNITY MARKET Pittsburgh THE AMERICAN MUSEUM ' of NATURAL HISTORY F New York, N. Y. . I secure NATURAL HISTORY, a beau' N tifully illustrated magazine, by becomf ing an Associate Member. 1 E Dues, 53.00 Yearly GIFT FROM S A o FRIEND S. SCIIIFFMAN Master F urrier 5858 Forbes St. HAzel 4040 OPEN EVENINGS PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS What Is Conservative Banking? ' It is the kind which considers profits for its stockholders secondary to safety of deposits. ' It is the kind which uses cautious discrim- ination in its loans, recognizing that most loanable funds belong, not to itself, but to its depositors. ' It is the kind in which the spirit of finan- cial adventure for abnormal profits is wholly absent. ' It is the kind which prefers to have as many of its loans and investments as possible in close proximity to its place of business, under constant vigilance of its executive ofiicers. ' It is the kind which deals with facts, not hopes. ' It is the kind which selects men for its directors who have business morality, in connection with experienced judgment in diversified lines of commerce. 0 It is the kind which recognizes that its own welfare is based directly upon the general welfare of the community, and co- operates in civic betterment. ' It is the kind which constantly sets aside from its profits ample reserve funds to ab- sorb the losses of abnonnal conditions or mistakes of judgment, without affecting the safety of deposits. PEOPLES-PITTSBURGH TRUST CO. OAKLAND BRANCH In the center of college activities Forbes Street and Meyran Ave. The Oldest Trust Company in Pittsburgh-Established 1867-Member Federal Reserve System WE HAVE MANY FINE FAMILIES ON OUR I . L ST OF CUSTOMERS . Gwlsr wear GEORGE B. REED Sz CO. Opticians JENKINS ARCADE Main Floor Jenkins Arcade Hfld PITTSBURGH, PA. SCHENLEY SHOP P A R R I S H 81 C 0 . Established iri' 1900 STOCKS AND BONDS 239 FOURTH AVENUE . 40 WALL STREET PITTSBURGH, PA. NEW YORK, N. Y. Pittsburgh Partners: Shirley P. Austin, Shirley Austin PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS The l'Pittsburgh" Gas Fired Unit Heater for STORES, GARAGES FACTORY BUILDINGS SERVICE STATIONS WAREHOUSES No Boiler, or Expensive Installationg Fully Automaticg Thermostatically Controlled AUTOMATIC GAS EQUIPMENT COMPANY Automatic Gas gljiifrliadiator Company 301 BRUSHTON AVENUE . . . . . PITTSBURGH, PA. COMPLIMENTS Floral QF Company IJEMMLER BROS. coMPANY mf Cglowers Of GNLY THE qndividuality BEST IN GROCERIES 365 U GEORGE K. STEVENSON CO. Montrose 2144 5946 Baum Boulevard Huand 1800 6010 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa. I Ll ASF PNTRONIZE OUR ADX ERTISFRS C 1' 69322 Wedding Invitations ancl Announcements ff ,, eative x X ' x ' ii " 1 Smartly Engraved - A 3512.45 - First 100 rinting . . . at equally attractive prices with our printing problems Let US 3SSiSf YOU Y THOMAS SIVITER 81 CO. 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