Elmira College - Iris Yearbook (Elmira, NY)

 - Class of 1946

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And so We, the Class of 1946, dedicate our yearbook to you, Miss Lyon. 2746 f .wi EMQSUM' , N. ap- -vm jg iid MZMOZ7 Xl:lfLf6'C.4 ADMINISTRATIO Board 0 f Trustees S. G. H. Turner -,,,,.,,,,,,-, ,, ,-,,, ,,,,,,,-AA,. - -,,--- , ---,,,V,w,A ,,V,,,,N,wn- P 1 fgsidgnf M1'S. Helen Hughes Breen ,,,,, ,,,,.A.,,-- , ,----,AAw, V jgg-Prg5iglg171' W. I-I. Mandeville ..,.,,., , ,,,.,,, A. Marshall Lowman .,.....,,.. Mrs. Helen Hughes Breen Miss Harriet Hunt Mrs. Mary Bullard LeXVald ' Milton E. Loomis S. G. H. Turner Mrs. Katherine Henning Brown LI. Herbert Case Mrs. Helen VanMater Iszard I ,,,... ND ....... - ,..... Sccrcnry .---- II1'f.'IlS1t'l'!?l' George J. Mersereau Merle D. Thompson Rev. A. B Kinsolving, D.D. A. Marshall Lowman XV. H. Mandeville Williani I. Myers Mrs. S. G. H. Turner William S. A. Pott, ex officio Aa711zinisf1'azfi1fe O jfiicers WILLIAM S. A. POTT, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia, President M. ANSTICE HARRIS, Ph.D., Yale, Litt.D., Elmirag Dean Emeritus E. LUCILLE LYON, A.B., M.A., Elmirag As- sistant Dean A. MARSHALL I,OWMANg Treasurer and Comptroller BERTHA M. CORFIELD, B.S., A.M., Boston University, Dean of Freshmen MARION NV. SMITH, A.B., Vassar, Director of Admissions and Placement RAYMOND B. STEVENS, A.B., Denison Uni- versity, B. D., Rochester Theological Semi- nary, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Secre- tary of Faculty JANE GILL, A.B., Elmirag Assistant Director of Admissions and Placement FRANCES C. BEEBE, B.S., Elmira, Secretary of the Alumnae Association ANNE MORSE, A.B., Elmira, B.S. in L.S., New York State College for Teachers Library Schoolg Librarian DAWN LUDINGTON BUTLER, A.B., Wel- lesley, Assistant to the President in charge! of Publicity and Public Relations Aclminiszfwzfi-ve Stay? V I ELIZABETH MCDOWELL, A.B., Wfelleslcyg Assistant to the Librarians CLAIRE BONVMAN, R.N.g College Nurse LEONELLA SCHAAD, B.S., Elmirag Elmira Business Institute, Secretary to the President KATHERINE G. CUFFNEY, A.B., Elmira ALICE H. RUSSELL, A.B., Bates Collegeg M.A., Columbia, Dietitian and Assistant House Director FLORENCE S. I-IASSETT, A.B., Holy Crossg M.D., University of Rochesterg College Physician MABEL PIERCEg Bookkeeper Page eight E. JANEHXVOOD, A.B., Elmirag Executive Secretary in Admissions and Placement MARGARET SHULLg Secretary to the Comp- troller BARBARA L. TATE, R.N.g College Nurse MARY MILES BLACKW' ELL, A.B., Pennsyl- vania State Collegeg House Director DORIS E. HART, Elliot School of Business Assistant Bookkeeper GERALDINE SI'IEVCI'IUK, Elmira Business Instituteg Secretary to the Deans ELEANOR L. TRAVER, Elmira Business Institute, Secretary to the Alumnae Office ACULTY Anne Morse, Bertha Corfield, Dr. W. S. A. Pott, E. Lucille Lyon, Marion Smith LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE E. Margaret Grimes, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.g George M. Kahrl, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.g Georgia L. Field, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.g Esther V. Hansen, A.B., M.A., Ph. D., Marjorie C. Bradford, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.g Grace A. Thomas, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.g Helen S. Davis, A.B., M.A.g Elizabeth G. Van Buskirk, A.B., A.M., Ph.D.g Martha L. Putter, A.B., Dawn L. Butler, A.B.g Marjorie G. A. Berntg Elsa Brookfield, A.B., M.A., Ph.D. Page nine NATURAL SCIENCES Charles B. Rutenber, B. Chem., Ph.D., Marry C. Suffa, A.B., M.A.g M. George Scheck, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.g Agnes M. Orbison, A.B., M.A., Ph.D.g Lydia B. Walsh, B.A., M.A., Ruth Hoff- man, A.B., M.A.g Margaret Green, A.B.g Elizabeth B. Rutenber, BS. I l I 2 E SOCIAL SCIENCES Mack B. Swearingen, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.g John R. Tutle, A.B., Ph.D.g Elmer W. K. Mould, A.B. M.A. B.D., Pl1.D.5 Raymond B. Stevens, A.B., B.D., Ph.D.g Donald F. Lach, A.B., Ph. D.g Hans I-I. Bernt, J.U.D., B.Sc., M.A.g Horace S. Merrill, B.E., Ph.M., Ph.D.g J. Edmond O'Brien, Pl1.B. - Page ten APPLIED ARTS AND SCIENCES Sherwood R. Mercer, A.B., M.A.g Catherine Pinter, B.A., M.A., Karolena Z. Rhoades, B.A.g Laura M. Bauman, B.A.g Clara S. Wing, B.S.g Russell G. Gage, B.Ed., M.A.g Alice I-I. Russell, A.B., M.A.g Charlotte S. Korsgaard, A.B. FINE ARTS Geraldine Morrow, A.B., M.A.g Geraldine Quinlan, A.B., M.A.g Gwynn S. Bement, Helen H. Bjorvand, B.A., M.A.g Hazel M. Burke, B.M., M. M., Donald L. Finlayson, B.S., M.A.5 Ernfred Anderson, Marjorie G. A. Bernt, Lc-:Roy Morlock, B.M. Page eleven H -. -.Q R, ww, X ,. 14 x 1 wx , 53 H f, 5211: Q K , , ,, X f.Q..,:- A 1 ,X gn- gf wi 4 , -Q um-v was N .,, T. , A M, Q.gg-HAM, vminafs mgy um , .F Maxx. ., 1' f Wx' .., .?mi,,,, X. 1 ' ' x wgAm:M.,f,,x ' ., x f w S,fe.vf: S U 33- u ' 5 iz 'lufffx '63 S Q wg g Bymygf H gm fs ,, ,K 'ik x inf Jv1vm. x : in s , ,lm 204 Q wwfsf .Pm 1 xi LASS glf n-. V v Ri' ,aw 5 an .iff 1 J A it .. E 4r S nl . - - f fa za sa I Q Q Q 1 -I if 4 W me ,,, 'Ny- V Class Officers: Brenda Woods, Jane Strachen, Carolyn Beemer, June Verduin T THE CLASS OF I946 .El'l7lil'0l,S Class of '46 We are prow! to be. We aim to do the best we can In making history. Trying to be sophisticated although a bit ap- prehensive of the newness of a collegiate environment, we were taken in tow by our Big Sisters when we registered in the fall of '42. We learned song upon song-from Back in as S to Abic. We quickly absorbed the tenets of student government and the tradition of paying small courtesies to faculty and upper- classmen. The white and gold banner of '46 was un- furled for the first time at Senior Weekend by Freshman Class President Marie Marsh. The announcement of Mary Margaret McCall as the Patron Saint of '46 and the debut of our class song were a part of that same Senior Weekend. Page fourteen The first of many picnics was the Junior- Freshman picnic on XVest Hill where We were greeted by triumphant Sophomores. With a scroll in hand, Dr. Kahrl, Patron Saint of '44, led our Big Sisters in a skit. Later in the fall we acquired Sophomore buddies after running an obstacle course at a party in the gym. For Tl'tltiiIif01Z mm' Quiet .RL'fil1C'llN?l1lf was our first attempt at song writing for Merry Chanters, but the banner went to our Big Sister class. To crown the faircsf quam of Nfrzjf that spring, the scene shifted from Watkin's Glen to Cowles chapel. XVe chose Joan Moorhead as Queen of the May and honored her in an original tribute. The man shortage did not cause Miss McCall any difficulty and the close of our Freshman days saw her busily preparing for a June wedding. But before her departure we feted our Patron Saint at the class banquet held at the Country Club. Again the Sophomores crashed our party and ate desert with us- chocolate pic instead of the traditional ice- cream. In spite of Contemporary Civilization, an innovation as of September, 1942, and an academic "must" for Freshmen, the Class of '46 looked ahead to a year of sleuthing with Barbara Sweet as Sophomore class president. You were scheming, we were rlreaming and had to be awakened by the Juniors for early morning coffee and rolls at the Junior-Fresh- man picnic at Grove Park. At Convocation ceremonies that fall the Freshmen themselves revealed the identity of their class president, much to our chagrin. We like someone that's frm so at Senior Weeltend we chose Dean Lyon to succeed Mary Margaret McCall Babcock as the Patron Saint of '46. Soon after Senior Weekend we chose our buddies by means of a treasure hunt. Clues laboriously placed in the chapel organ, under gym lockers, and such led the Freshmen to their " treasures"--their Sophomore buddies. Red paper hearts dangled from ceiling lights and showed through window panes at our Valentine Dance in Tompkin's lounge. Dates were V12 and army men, ensigns, and marines. At the Pott's all-college party we shared the prize for the best skit with the faculty. The margin between genius and insanity was very small in the youthful days of our faculty, according to the lyrics of the "Alma Mater" of the Bewildered Offspring Academy-scene of the Sophomore skit. A cherished izleal, soon your heart she'll steal, for she,s your Elmira dream girl-and the Merry Chanters banner was in our possession. It was not only a prize-winner but soon an all-college favorite. After Merry Chanters came the Senior prom, and Dot Strohsall, as the "Spirit of Spring", won distinction for the Sophomores. After detailed and clandestine preparations the Freshmen skipped to Corning for their banquet-a success in spite of our inability to accept their invitations for dessert. Mock hiay Day fApril, 1944j with Aunt Jemima Rossi as the queen, attended by zoot-suited Sophomores, anticipated the real ceremony which was to take place the following day. The worlel assumes its sweetest guise to crown the fairest Queen of May. As the Freshmen sang, Sophomore Queen, Alice Lehmann, was escorted to her throne to receive the crown of flowers. On the morning of May Day we presented gay boutonnieres to each member of the faculty. 'We were the guests of our Big Sisters at the Strawberry Festival, making us aware of the approaching Commencement. At Class Day che Seniors marched into the chapel between chains of laurel which we carried as we sang the Laurel Song-For it's '44 forever, Sister class we'll fail thee never, In praise we'll lift our voices, To the Class ,44. As Big Sisters ourselves we embarked on a busy year. There was more responsibility, and we felt the first tinge of that "after college, what?', feeling. Brenda Woods, Junior Class president, headed the newly-created steering committee which guided the Freshman class until the election of the Freshman president. The picnic at Eldridge Park featured Dr. Agony and the song we dedicated to our "Little Sisters"-'Cause we know college rlays will always he sharerl together. Amid sparkling branches and under a green moon a snow man leaned against a lamp post at our "Moonlight Madnessv prom. Date com- mittees bustled to give everyone on opportunity for lots of fun aml a chance at romarree. Miss Lyon was hostess to the Juniors at a luncheon at the Langwell before the Class of '46 launched into its spring activities. Stage Door was the Junior Thespis presentation with Brenda Woods and Pat Dressler cast in the leading roles. The Senior-Junior banquet came soon after the play closely followed by- the publication of Iris. Witli but a little way to go, we anticipate a Senior year complete with weekend, prom, and voluminous preparations and plans, and we know that- Whevz from El7IZi1'!l,S gates we go To face the coming years, We'll cherish -nzenziories warm aml true Mixed with joy :mel tears. Page fifteen Www ,MLW 'tai11't necessarily so . . . cryptic remarks . . . coffee and cigarettes . . . candy bar diet . . . bridge by the half hour. Page sixteen yoacfili KQPAQP H' 'W " Y ' 11 Y Q j , Ie moon . acquainted with the classics, up 0 w H -www wfiygv W H it me Q L, ,,kk A H55 ,,, ,L Y: . n the latest fiction . . . pa . . ' h se-colored glasses. . . . creme de menthc . . . the wozld throug ro barbed quips Page seventeen 66Ll"0fylfL EQIWLQIW Malia., "Lynn" . . . tangerine . . . Well-groomed . . . crooked smile, sardonic tongue the flagstaff deep, sir knightlv . . . happy in love. Page eighteen vu QM V 6,-,M F-',-,.,..,... rrfsis 1, ,,H3,,,,1g 1 "3"QZlj?:ga- Lmwmww W5nfa:1m:mf2z: A ,wggzaumf 1 mwwifxw - V H, n,LL 3, w Wk E .,,,.,,,,..w,,i:1+w :vw M: .. "Strike gargara Z?1fLcAi1fL9AcLm We eww,-WTQQE ,Qu 1 mfwzl 'nw' Mg :F rx nj Hung "Bucky', . . "Hi, Doc!" . . . the other "gym twin" . . . conservative . . . fond of poetry . "Won't somebody go skiing with me an Page 'nineteen 0yC8 Q Llflflflflf piquant heart-shaped face . . . a snap of the fingers, ta da ta da ta da . . . versatility . . . "Where are my fuzzy socks? . . . Rlaajzsorfy in Blue. Page twenty 111 "Nod" . . .ca 8lfL0l"8 OIWLIQ f0l0f -F1 11 ,Jen ,Q ,gms gwsgggzg,-11 , 111111' siiiwizla ,51,.,Swm 1 11H11Hy,1",,s214Qz:Q2g1,dSg1ff - 11x11 zsrzagiiggziszfgg 1 sigwaifaf- 1 ,sigiiilf -1' ' QQ QE,-1: 1 , 1 . 11 wwg 1 1- 11"11 1 111"'11'1. 1 SEpE12g.,y 1:1 11 1 f,,1q11a1,1Q?, 1 . me Q., 1, M . 1 411 ' 1iM?ff1'1Q1s1'f Y W w,J9.zL l' A m,111gLg.b: ' QQ-zzf 1 FSL- 1 MEF X 15211111 1 11 ,1 421115-5 1'1 11 fax! 5 . . 75? 11.4212 1 1,1 W11fw211, 1, Wi' 1. 5.gg5aS11l1112S .1'e.fv, 1 .4527 few - i11"s5iS2gf:: S35 11 11. M ?r sz 1 V ' 5:f12gge1sf,e::..1s-, 1- ' isfeisgfaiixzsgieff 2 5 , 11 11 1 1 1 '11 1 11 ,gmmgggilfa 111!- 11 ' :ii 35521 111111 . , 1 11 14 '. A ' sy docs it . , . n lcisurel Nzgf, 111 111 W , 11, 111 y amblc . . . "Hey, Dohert "' y. . . Johnny one-note . . down to the last b ' ' utt . . . Stepm Fecha. Page twenty-one iff, eyrengfaff mx rkrgefr gg! wx in V ww iw-' 'KS ' ' -' - :lei J ' J' ,333 .f - x. ' lu , 7721212 x ' :55 ., .4 , . .. . 1 x l NJ 1 fi , ' ' W r 1' 'i . plaid shirts or sophisticated ensembles . . . understanding . . . pussy-willow sleekness . . . prose and poetry . . . loving cups at Hill-Top. Page twenty-two 5, 054 rome J. , an ly., 5525 Y H lima l 2 W , ,ff w"usQR9lgg2? W. H , ,ff w'E5?'f M ,ffgiiii--, ,. H 'M ww m ulfiliflw-rl" ' ww "'www"'w5'A'5iK?Wl v,, m.,:4ig24uS:li ,. Wu H, iiiffffx M, H, fflwigr Y , .M 1 " U wa?" , 2: H . N -- - N QQ M, ll W , 2, ww -,mmil ll my 'wel Nz mN"NJmeggggwife Z'Wl- mmssz -4 N , 1 l sqm W ,if 'A E Si, W N N gf Q W g .iizefusbig Hey, look out!" . . dry humor and. laconic Wit . . . bca . casual and unconccrned . . . saltines by the box. w 5" 1 1552 w Miz utiful hand-knit sweaters Page twenty-tlwee 6Llf' 6Ll"81f lbedlflf zgvifmww uw ,1 , fe N H gg , SEQ. n A A 'fo M gg My ,, g, , J 151 , rj 2' v" f je Q 2-fra? ' ' gli ,- Q ' 1 figggsr, . H213 - ,- :- commutation ticket to Cornell . . . "Let's not clean the room-this semester letters in music class . . . pre-occupied . . . Sunday afternoons at home. Page twenty-four we gf ,sg ew Q K Zeit HM Sf? Qi nu , Y' H -:N , 35" ,MLW .EOA,erlfy xx ' msg yj N 'Li 3124125 H ll SE auburn hair . . . a le blossoms after the rain . . . "in a. s in lovinv the s in Fm inn P 5 D . . the alarm rings and rings . . . lengthy ,phone calls at midnight. Page twenty-fifve pa lfricia lfwfi Lf M' V15 Q mg ef ,, my wistful. . . 'Tm too romantic." . . Millay's poetry . . . proud of the other Pat Dresden china and candlelight. Page twenty-six gd? EJWQP Z5 , ,mf ,L Vg, ' '. .W ,.- . .'-' 7:?f:.NWJT1' ' , f - f: eff' ,de 43 ' ' iff .U H '- J, ms i v," " 1 ' 'f -, . .Qlllfiif f ' fliflikiiizf 1 ' f 1:. L' 1 I 2 ' . -, ' 'i ' '- n,1i3xi:7 Y'f1 M nga ,iw . ,, ,. . I - .. 1 ' ' ,,Q:'. -"'. - -1-I 'ff ' r'.--- ,if 'ii' '. 1' "' 575 - Iii W L L: L'xf,ii2, rl- L x ...fit effervescent . . . expressive eyes . . . "Roger!,' . . . all points considered in long discussions . . . understanding appreciation of people . . . XV. and L. Swing Song. Page twenty-seven MAQPJOZ elf' "Bobbc" . . . black, wavy hair . . . velvet bands and earrings . . , sober thoughtfulness . . . music of the masters. Page twenty-eight rowiefa 0 w w CT, iff? . . - 4 M 5 ,ai 1 51 . 31 vii 2 I gg, GV. i E "' i' is . M 5 YH! 'M I S53 jj Y I-asa , 51 W :E diminuitive . . . Done, -Ir. . . . hops and squeals . . . "I lose so much time going and coming back." . . . dreamer of beautiful dreams . . . songs in Spanish. Page twenty-nine g6l,l"A6Ll"6L lflflflf agen mu.. , 19... .1?'s1?-an ' A 'wi ,, 5 V ' :QE Bunny Hoggen . . . contagious laughter . . . rosy cheeks and driving ambition . 21 dyed-in-the-wool Republican . . . 'Tm tellin' yaf' . . . Octagon . . . knows the whys and wherefores. Page thirty H . if 055 ' ',.'.w w 1' 'HMM 1 ,ww f af 6Llf1fLlWL0lfL w K 1 Hx 5 1-fl ZW 1 ,i ,,.., . fig? N H351 mm gy y be . WT P ' , J , " Y! :gig Y f Hg r quick on the pick-up . . . Rutenbefs Girl Friday . . . high-scoring forward . . . from AfS to Commanders . . . captivating smile. Page thirty-one cwforie w si 11.5.3 5, me .Mn K, Vim 133 5 i 2 v 'wx 1 time Y u .,, 6LlfLlfLOL7 in xii? V mi Y 125,159 N i 1' I h 1 dili ent erseverance . . . unexpected comments quiet friendliness . . . ive y aze eyes . . . g p at odd moments . . . long hours with shorthand. Page thirty-two gm ie .Mdgerg g WE? bl d 1 i ed R1 unzel . . . Swedish pastries unruffled . . . artistic ingenuity . . . on e-1a r .p at home in the gym. Page th'i1'ty-tlvrec 01:6 ,Myman the first snow . . . wide blue eyes and freckles . . . laughing voice . . . chef and stylist . . . to know her is to like her . . . blessed with the tag of "Stinky,'. Page thirty-four fmffa ..A4p5fein ,. , N A N, fm 7 X X dew l ' .yuh g H, EfgH.e'sf"' Q-'wigwljl EW Sm 'give HI", 33534: Z W v ygffxn, w 'lifes " H " 3- ,H ,-1253 vi. ,S .IW -inf 45234 ,w 'W Q JPZP 1 '. M5 " l gi W wifi? W. W .."'u?ieZE pw VE,-ig .wel-. my iw umm mum H like E determination plus . . . "Has anybody seen my roommate?" . . . the E. G. van B. of '46 . stalwart Episcopalian . . . talkative, laughing, sax-playing, practical- jokester. Page thirty-five Qmer olffwilfz green eyes . . . "Nothing Page th irty-sin: mmm 12855 ' ' -x,,,, Q f K W A H worries mc tru, la la la." . . . modern dance Henthusizxst lack-a-daze-ical . . . boycott on eight o'c1ocks. EQJOL V 1 wx gi ,H ui, H 1 1 is, Meg ,. A S,Ai A. ,. g Y-9 1 1-A Q, R1 rg VV. N N, Ly. . . 1,.,,.,,, mm' .- - L .7 ,. ,FV 2 .' iff. w , w r -V wx -f . w 25.5, N: swat K ,A - -Y mmf Z ,B 1 Wm, 5 , ,J-Xi ,uv N H ww n w 1 "1 Q gmagzt xt , A u w H H H H we N 1355-,Q , 151- H, "Pete" . . . telephone fcuds with West Point . . . historical facts and figures . dungarees and corncob pipes . . . weekends at the Point. Page th'i1'ty-sefven cwieflfoz .JQ!uLgAed me ' lB5"??Q,, X s X , X .A X X M, fi X gs HQESXQM? may XXX WH XX X we rf XX- MEX, XX XX X51 121 :PX X X- XX. XXXQ HH fs, X r XX ' X X f f ,L is X X X H " X '. XX ',n L., X M. 'L ' WXXAXX X' mf, -- H V .Xi M1 ,X X X - mfs XX ws -- XS fa XXr pert . . . Donc, Sr .... deep discussions on anything, anywhere, any mme brlgh eyes and pixie hair-do . . . Rhapsody in Blue. Page thirty-eight gift Jammu eeeii E, . HH H N N Www- H M. HM 'emi M Hi 'wirggn H ww 'M " N , M 1. H. H wig. I Y? ,, 15? S 1 g 1, 21555- ,, , in , w in '- 1, seezmz 5 H Y .Z N iNM9"7'Tx wsigfn. , E sv' wwufw time ,iam - E gggnxvtb 5 d b b H11 er's Bazaar . . . frequentest of movie frequentcrs valiant Thespian . . . war ro e y . 'p . . . supper in her room . . . autographs of Personalities . . . addicted to reading Cornelia Otis Skinner. Page thi1'ty-mine Page forty JM UWM S' "Jeff" . . . energy to burn . . . 'Tm all for it. " . . . water nymph . . . talks and talks . . quicksilver . . . suits and hats to match. gfefyn .j6fenn' s 'I fi' . A "Ev" . . . affectionate . . . sympathetic listener enthusiasm . . . "Put the water on for coffeen. 1 'Q-f::,.-n'1-5' gngifn i I W" 1 , , :!'m ii V 1 WY, in Q33 can't: help' singing . . . bursts of Page forty-ooze N 4 ELPZQPUL OIL IWLULVL wr wf.. ,,v,,ff-ff' - ,nf ' . Jfef.-. 5 breathless giggle . . . circulator of Ocfagon . . . calculus and trig . . . the "Lucky" with Bren . . . peace and quiet hours. Page forty-two 4 E68 OIL ,..1, K 3 at rm 24292 E Nz ll , wt MXN Q'3?f'f- ,ww lWL6LlfLlfL 'Jil racious and clmrmin Ma ueen . . . kitten collector . . . "How about that. . S 8 Y strictly tailored . . . browsing room muralist . . . Moonlight Madness. Page forty-three CLF? Ogdflfl, . K wi: ,L The Voice . . . "Come on kids, 1et's singf' . . boogie-Woogie in the Rec. Room quick trips home . . . roses are in season . . . chocolate sundaes in the Cowle Bin. Page forty-fam' "Jose" . . . laughing eyes and turned-u some waffles." . . . pin-up girl. odelo ine ymozn ,lg 111: 'H W-5?a'if32 A l ' x fcsif' EEN - fm ' , nm w nik 'Q 1- ' ' 9311 f 1 L? "'vSsi4ez, bmi 1, , .3gf315asfff.w',.. , " 1 w , ' r u i p nose . . . Canadian fishing trips . . . "Let's make Page forty-five amgcwelf W w"'m"Q?,if:, w H ffl . MBE' M ' if ml - Us mi . W illfewgs 1 ,QQWQQV uw . i 1 3, Egg ,gig Q zu iw if if sw W is pw college Splflt boundless enthusxasm PICHICS, a group smgxng a tfln that lasts all wxntex best room m the house sohtzurc. the Star and Stnpe of an Cl'1S1g1'1 aria WQMA naivete . . . towsled hair . . . vague philosopher . . . boots and saddles . . . "Leave it. I'1I fix it when I come back." . . . mouse?-panic. Page forty-seilew, QCFLVL 6LyA006! 1 H in ww A., , 1 . 1 :Q- 1 . 'g eil- ' - fi? ,. ,pill in Y .-'Kei ' 'YE W -uw . Neg, gy! 4 ' 3 , ug -. lv 2- . ' -.f . ,, .. fn r Ewavi A 1 9 X soft, brown hair . . . eloquent smile . . . quiet humor . . . reads Moliere and Cervantes . "I have a paper due Monday." Page forty-eight my emu mccwff "Mac" . . . soft, pleasing voice . thc Times waits for Mary Ellen. 1 I f l .5 l n 5 . . "Let me think, now." . . . a spontaneous chuckle . . . Page forty-nine Page fifty cwgcwelf meager Head of the Cottage . . . mathematician . . . reserved though full of fun . . . chemistry enthusiast . . . a Yankee in Elmira's court. iff, Gam mi, -rwfff-3-T-,5w.n7-f w-wS3w- 'ff ' - gig ' -1' vi .. ,-,114-Lis' .L A Q: W !' . :"'j:.EA 1 .l, . 5, 553 -' ' f1:Zi-F-w,:"m in 'A , ' M -, .... .... , 4.1 ,. ,EX ff. . ge-,H ifi-.M. WEEK, . 133, E5 ".f5:f.1.:,'., nn wk ima Y- ii im Q fn-if Lam .ia -wwf i "1 'i'fz:?f1?YH " ' 'JW Mgt, ' 'E -.Wiz M A N C 'Q , A xv H ,J 1 2 4 .4 N in Q f W H ii 'iw vi, v P, r v .iw 'fp f. diplomatic conversationalist . . . kitten on the keys . . . t'Shc's sweet and charming, her manner disariningf' . music in the modern manner. Page fifty-one Q ecca W0lf'fAlf'0 "Becky". . . cool, observing . . . psychologist . . . clever telegrams . bracelets that janglc . . . the Green Mountains of Vermont. Page fifty-two 861,171 QQMIW6! worry-bird . . . exam blues . . . refids Milton and Shakespeare . . . wings and rings . . . "Nothing can stop thc Army Air Corps." Page fifty-tlm'ee g6Ll"A6Ll"6L ULIOIO ' A vii as la, dimples . . . a beautiful mouth . . . shortlmnd before, after, and during meals . indiviclualist . . . indefatigable jitter-bug . . . crackers and peanut butter on the window sill. Page fifty-four 3 gm .Y K1 . ,A in M , WW L . V V-H I A2 1,55 i I . , ' i V 23? , 0" 52? " 1 HMA Ql:CAA6Llf'C! V wi I is fs! 1124, ' 1 Wliisf ' H ,, i, H ms, Y L im wg f 192257. H. 2 - Q. , 5 X ii' 2'-zff3viSszfii"'-i gif W' . gwgwi. . My in 3: , 1" Q-'N G " 7 1-sq 3 , Q wi :R H: 15235 'QR S' -," W : 1 ff 9 1 ,H1f"ne?f?155'9?5. i was ,, iizvw. ,v 5 - 'i H N 1: inf i W uw N 'V ii " gwiif-vi KL ' my ,Y ,A we W is :Q ' .E.x1.-..,,.. A ,gn -, , 4,1 lovable . . . "Winnie the Pooh" . . . hair made for rumpling . . . lips ready for laughter . . clomping loafers . . "It's an expression." Page fifty-fi'ue lfmice me rand l 21, frlllll ll Bluff Lf V, 'Y H ll ivllllw- 1 Fl ll W l' sf! ll' -l , B? Jap ,gm ei? Mar , in ,ggi lllwfffw in V , W "' ll 'Sgr i :SW :sssiiw H gym in 2 1 ,vw ,l fm- H W ., , Hi. i ui, w ii ?1lS7E?',f 'TE W nf? Q" 5' A A A i 5 'ff' 5": 1 5957 fi5 U darting brown eyes . . . sincere helpfulness . . . quickly efficient . . . buffet suppcrs in 300 Tompkins . . . the perfect hostess . . . Home Beauzfifzzl. Page f'iftyLsiw may 0455 ' fi! -'Y M mlEa5r2qeE"'m'iyR'W'V:-19236'M amiable . . . n slow drnwl . . . clever remarks aside . . . fresh doughnuts, "I made them myself." . . . a red truckful of '46ers . . . black-faced Queen of the May. Page fifty-seven xSi'6Ll"6LlfLO - black, snapping eyes . . . animated chatter . . . "No more kitchen orders." . . . trips to the Neighborhood House . . . "XVherefore art thou, Romeo?" ' Page fifty-eight oyce cgynfailjr small and perfect as the pearls she wears . . . 'wheat-colored hair . . . "Jerse" . . . culinary artist . . . letters from the Pacific . . . 'Tm sleeping home tonight." Page fifty-nine Page sixty irginia 34? er 4 V , I 5. - f i"1",Q H f N wwuwugm.. H ,Tw H" " H.. ,,Qlm..... 3 i 2,-Ipfg Lge W , ,gigs 1 w'uQ:..'ff, "'W'm' 5 ,, K ,swf 1 my .fs , Mx , e sr, N is V "3 u rs, ',, Yu s M r k L nw- - mme' ies" 1 Aim" FEW fig, E: . rx v W H511 H , un-hurried . . . fancy-free . . . long, russet hair . . . exotic lips and nails . . . "Guess s ns cc as 111 cut gym-this semester. . . . bridge after six . . More potatoes, please. QUCL .iq ww V559 lf8lf1fL8l"lf1fL6LlfL Eg!! if 1' u -' as IP um hx fffi'Ai5ija'I! , , blonde hair and blue eyes . . . narcissus-like . . . abstract idealism . . . hidden determination . . . Bach, Beethoven, and Debussy. Page sixty-one arid 5?epAen5 .Xa-gi l cheerful Cherub . . . scientifically minded . . . infectious giggle . . . right letters in the wrong envelopes . . . irrelevant ramblings . . . "I Dou't Wfant to Set the XVorld on Fire." Page sixty-two .95-i, , sf"-5 lf'A6Ll"6L 1f0l!0lf' P MQ.. , as 1 A w, - ug taffy colored . . . persuasive eyes . . . modern dance soloist . . . first engaged, sparkler from Butch. Page sixty-tlwee CLVLQ ,SQIAOZCAQVL in N, V if 3 if , i fi --. if in A . quiet dignity . . . sterling . . . flashes of indignation . . . economist . . . E1 Study in brown Page sixty-four wiff was . assi .5 5 L-b0l"'0fAg .Sif1f'0A50Lf! M RE ,iz M , H ig: ww Spirit of Spring . . .'a stately ciaffodil . . . poised serenity . . . a flair for writing "Sweet and Lovely" . . . Navy Blue and Gold. Page simty-ji've g0'Llf'g6Llf'6L Sweet songs, old and new . . . a bi Page sixty-sic: w f ,M ' H1 ' 9 ' was .?Q? Y . ' V , , .. I ' I I f r tio' the devil . . . fun and foolishudss . . . Raggety Arm collegiate . . . "with their glasses raised on high." 6'Ll"gLlfL ,,ii,g,,:iifg5552'if5ff 'Sm 355595 ': 1- gigs? WW- 1,21 , , L. , ,lf ,f" . . ,iw 9 2 QF 1:yl"gi1 .ng -B, ffl? 1"f'f'1.H ' M". ",?'f'?elil1Vl "H "Stinky" . . . loves to eat, laugh, and sleep . . . sings in the shower exciting." . . . hot fudge sundaes with nuts . . . aspires to 21 long bob. revise "This is so Page sixty-seiien une ua iener irq! breezy . . . seven-league boots . . . talks with her hands . . . this goes on and on a big smile . . . turtle trouble. Page sixty-eight vane Mr win Y , Y . fastidious . . . efficiency expert . . . a cubby-hole for everything . . . chicken -sandwiches on the Erie . . . Britannia rules the Waves . . . history major--"Alexander Hamilton founded Paterson." D. Page sixty-nine 0lf'lfIfL6'L lm swf U 1 X X :Mlm-1 ' , 5 , " "HEL T' M fs.. , ' :aww M , gm 'S Q wx '- . is um, w "xx f ,iw ,Ig V: '-5' H ' 'is ., 3.15521 grcyish-blue eyes . . . wonderment . . . "Gee, I don't know." . . always in a stew pocketbook leaver arounder . . . "Habla Ud. Espanol?" Page seventy annie! MPL '. im , iam 1' ,it , i ug. i iilyglwgwia Y , gl Y-3 W -,143 . ll ii .ii W, -M - :SE ,. "Wcrf" . . . distinctive clothes . . . definite iclcas . . . Bell system's belle . . . Il stuffed menagerie . . . patient with the medics. Page seventy-one OLP? "M.F." . . 1 W PGLVLCQ5 00 if merry sunshine . . . freckles and laughter . . . the mail must go through l M nl' hc Maclness-engagement . . twinkles . . .head cocked at an nngc . . . oo lg announced. Page seventy-two lfLlfL 7XM06!A0lfL:56 A 5.1155 3155- - M H 'Yu u, H V - - irufmu! w ,'rQi.f+'15 ,H , r " -..-' r 1 e 'Y i-' . . I 'gg o ?35r,f'fBwf f fi 2" ,H ' Flfsvefsiugff uw - ig1wfij?!Qi?k ' ' I wx ww' Im Qfgfwlggz ff wmmfzm nm S, 2.21 - ZF' w w ,. N aw, , , , N wgwgwff , fbi :V ,www gn' M X wig ' ,uuij M WYWN 1' ' M M H gi. H El nf, ,ff 51' 1, ,fr Je' lg! f 1 , 5 vt Qi H H fawn-like gentleness . . . "promised', . . . mother-of-pearl . decided opinion . . . concerned over history. QU ,:' ,Ml i . w w 1:51 135 5332 ,, B . unexpected bursts of Page seventy-three 73914 on mo 4' top billing as leading Indy . . . prolific pen . . . appraising eyes and stunning apparel . . discerning intellect . . . clever humorist . . . "It's Marie's turn to clean the room Page seventy-four gargcara immermcmn 5 -- -1 l ff? all l my 2532 l N ' Ml l 15,1 WH W , l M ll! N V ' l V l. gl l I Lg 9,5 ,Lu - me ,Y ix, y,Q,w.V true blue, Navy blue . . . broad Jersey accent . . . short, short feather-cut . . . the other "gym twin" . . . "Two 'n's', please." Page seventy-five S 1 1 n Z m..,f 1 , Page seventy-seven gi ir, .fs aff. if.. as Ei 1 . pi 12,- sig . 'Sei -Av ef- - . sa .c .V Class Officers: Constance Ryan, Jean Caldwell, Shirley Tuthill, Barbara Schermerhorn Elass of 7945 It really looked as though the "Daisy Mae's" of the Class of 1945 had finally caught up with their t'Little Abner's", or at least that Sadie Hawkins Day was not limited to Dog- patch, when the Seniors began to drift back to Tompkins in the fall of 1944. Chiefly through the instrument of the marriage bureau, the class, which as a Freshman class had been 'sixty strong, now dwindled to thirty- nine. One Senior was prompted to say that "all those who couldn't find someone eligiblen were back as Seniors. But the class took heart from the statement of their Patron Saint, President Pott, who commented that he thought there were a few eligibles left. Yes, the ranks of the class of 1945 looked a bit depleted in those first October days, but second floor Tompkins soon began to reverber- ate with the sound of familiar voices: Cory's vibrant soprano filled the corridors, and WC1DC1',S dull roar broke the peace of early Page seventy-eight morning snoozes-yes, things felt almost normal in a few days. Poochie grasped the gavel firmly in one hand and her dignity in the other, to open the first student chapel, and Mary Nenno took a hasty glance at financial reports and reporter prospects, and quickly plunged into the holo- caust of a weekly OL'fdg07Z publication. Anne Steele suffered a few moments of despair until the delegates to the Student Christian Move- ment Conference had beds to accommodate them during their weekend in Elmira. The "Irishmen" of former Room F still debated who was going to clean the room Qamong other topicsj, and made themselves at home in McKenzie. The Seniors arrayed themselves in academic gowns and black- tasscled hats to take part in Convocation Day ceremonies and felt a little bit out of place in such dignified surroundings. Before Connie Ryan and Millie Rogow could turn around, Senior Wecli- end was upon themg song re- hearsals late at night were the popular vogue. All ended happily with the two chairmen leading the class down the aisle of Cowles in their new green gabardine suits. "Sandy" Lach was named class mascot and proved to be the "hir of the hour". Witli a cast headed by Thespis president, .Ioan Moor- head, the senior play, Susan mul God, caused class members to settle back with pride at its popular reception. Seniors looked on with satis- faction as their Patron Saint, the "Admiral", received the "cap of his command" at the college Christmas party. The highlight of January was thc all-college mas- querade, with the three "Ink Spotsi' displaying their knowledge of rhythm for the Senior Skit. But after-graduation jobs were also topics of discussion, serious coffee shop confabs were a common sight. Yes, even obscuring the glamor of Senior Spring Prom were thoughts of responsibility not far off. The Class of 1945 was a little apprehensive-a little sad to see college days go. But through it all they remembered that the spirit of Sadie Hawkins was Z1 spirit of courage in the face of failure-so they lifted their eyes to the future. First Row: Hoag, Moorhead, Schermerhorn, Caldwell Second Row: M. Leavitt, Hint, A. D. Leavitt, Cory Third Row: Ryan, Antell First Row: Sheppman, Bushnell, Hogan, Smith Second Row, Knapp, Donahue, Dahlberg Third Row: Tuthill, Bressler First Row: Minde, Maloney, Witt, Tarsches Second Row: Kennedy, Finley, W'einer, Steele Third Row: Nenno, Lasser Page seventy-nine N .,., ,.,,.. ,,,, : ,V ,,,W.,,,. 1 A X HV M 9 PM up L ,, y uw 'um , 1 , x J 'fb' M ,N If xi - X . -I J, 551 , VU-ww U WN giwgffiiu. , , W A gg W HHH ' 2 .im ,,-H -1 .. ,VL ww ,- r H uv 4' , ' " 'vu :mv " 1, . . , -1, '-'I Mu W Qfifvx 4 ' qu gg W W 71, Y rr w ,uw 1535? s 'H . ,M 1: Ml -1 55.-sf! gig m"' " wx'-I., ww.-1 1' NN g .X-N Sh, L,"--. W-44,1 ,I H if f - -,.--,I . -'gg-Ag , fi "IH du 9 lm 5734 Kia' H. www Q L Bk , 35533, ,V E-5' Alf W I 'J ,' I , . . . Q--' '31 Y I E i ' -gf. N is f' A A ' V at X f 5, W at I, Q ' n Q f " , ,sa ff: Q f ' ' ,I H Qlfgfw m uf' V A " -,sf an we NEW- A41 - ' , V. Q, PZ? ' , , aw K 'VM' gf ,ff 19' um, . R55 -,A - M. HH as W. ll U' fp, w r,.v, . 5 ,. A-ai! , l., ,, ' ,ff w'1 Q, "' J' 5 ,gg w, nu ui NMBVLA fi . aw .-W M 'Qgw A g z.. isa? W N am! m " W L Vw 4 . Qiswl A "' PW' W Z" as H2 ! . iff, w P y, lu ' r ,V " kg X. 'Nga L ,mg -sr 5 I- Q LQQWAN. aa' 'A " xN Au? W ,sas N w H u .F L: V :' if' .- ' L,.- ,W ,X ,, , ,, A ,Y N .r-Av M 1 yd ,,.,Q vi. ,U-!- M 1 'NNN Clusx Offic'c'rs: Doris Joye Gordon, Ruth Thevenet, Alice Collins, Ann Marie Paquin, Elizabeth Spence. Zlass af 1947 Sophomores--We could hardly believe it. But there we were, in Grove Park, giving a Weenie-roast for fl'1C'F1'CSl11T1CI'1, with hot dogs and cokes, plaid shirts, and singing. Soon we began our careers of sleuthing-those long Watches in the Cowles' smokers, listening for a stray clue which would send us off in a hurry, hoping to arrive as 'zguestsv of Juniors and Freshmen before they could get to their picnic themselves-the mad dash out to Eldridge Park-Lucy Rossi in a Frosh-filled truck-cookies and apples and Mr. Agony. Wfe were Sophomores. NVe could sing Get zz lViggle On, and walk through doors first. And then came Mountain Day-much better late than never. Picnics at Hilltop, picnics with Mark Twain--falling leaves and blue skies. Convocation and purple chrysanthemums. We got a new name. The "destroyer class", the "Admiral', called us. Page eighty-two Presidential Election Day, 1944. Buttons and posters on parade. Heated discussions, and "my father says-". The all-night vigil in the smoker-chewed nails and cheer-up letters-smug grins and congratulations. Next time Weill vote. Senior Weelcend. Tears and laughter. Big Sisters, lovely in green suits+Baby "Sandy" -Joan Moorhead with "Barrie" McGrath heading the cast of Susan- ami Goff-yesterday's memories, but new ones to dream about, too. Thanksgiving in Elmira. Those turkeys Mom couldn't get, with Junior Prom coming up for dessert. Moonlight Madness-belh bottoms and blue-lighted snowman. Sunday at Hatt's-all this, and steak, too! Came our Freshman Buddies-a treasure hunt ending at the Library or Rossi's or a Tompkins closet, where We, the "treasures", waited eagerly, thrilled, yet worried that they wouldn,t like us as much as we liked them. cl H'ld b d Bon Durant Collins Protheroe, Graham, Gor- Third Row-Gregory, Boots, Blaekfor , 1 e ran , , , . don, Bussey. Second Row--Abbink, Yost, Keyes, Faquin, Yates, M. B. Allen. First RoW-Mc- Cafferty, H. Nelson, Frasier, Cunningham, Tlievenet. Third Row-Berman, Hall. Second Row-Kenney, Jurusik, Querqui, Spence. First Row-Watkins, Bailey. . Third Row-Fairchild, M. L. Allen, Kingsley, Palmer, Mattey. Second Row-J. Nelson, Galbrcath, Ubertini. First Row-Rogers, I-Iovey. Third Row-Ojala, Traber, Marsh, Wheelock, Huff, Stahlschmidt, Havenstrite, Miller, Clark, D N on Butz Wilson. First Row Daley. Second Row-XVilder, Landman, Ryan, Morris, Mc ermott, 0 , . ' , Grant, Snodgrass, W'etsel, Holden, Utter, Iwanoski. The Freshman election-more sleuthing- "detectives" under beds, and disguised voices over the telephone. The frantic "night before". Despair, desperation--and success! The unfor- gettable moment for revelation, when we opened our mouths to shout triumphantly, and emitted a hoarse croak. Home and Christmas trees. New Ycar's Eve and back again. Short Weeks for studying, exams, vacation. A new semester, with Merry Chanters, the Freshman banquet, Senior Prom, and a dance of our own. A much-too-short SCHICSECK. The end of the year-almost Big Sisters our- selves, with our own Big Sisters going soon, but never to be forgotten. Soon our days as "destroyers" would be over, but those that re- mained, we packed full to the brim. Our Sophomore year' at Elmira. Did we like it? We loved it. Page eighty-tlwee ,..- 1 I-gm. , , x i l'X. . . wg-A ,N . VJ,-if IME 3 'vu .I , if .2 , 'Q 'IMA H' -5 N 1 Q Q w I H s mm Y Fw A C162 v- wg! L, , if 5 5 ...,., ,Mfr 1 ,ph 1 , ,L 7.4 H , .fp '- H , , 2' '. ' , 3 ,... nl' 2 ,tl .."..:4N . 'I if W4 'vw X. 'F .::, W ,, ' Fi? Qs.- , W o H ' 'az wif .50 w W' AW wr H iii 6 H EMS? 1 Nw U mv., Y ES if vf U sig H, ww w 4 . 'if 'v' 45: Em-. QUE Tibx. J N Q, 2 . I-' fi-sf, jf ' 3 T f "--'IZ -f Q 7 V' E:2:r:.'-. Lp., - -W V. 3, , V .fr ff--:fa . . ,. if - g ,ef 1, "' --V4.3 is E , J y wggv V' Egldiilf, ,T r' mn N w u H L QD? wh I' Q. P I A pl 1 LQ Page eighty-five Class Officc'1's: Ruth Casler, Kathryn Schutze, Nancy Schermerhorn, Jane Earle p 6111.95 :ff 7948 The Class of '48 first gazed upon Elmira when red and yellow leaves were floating in Passion Puddle. There just wasn,t time to be bewildered or frightened. Wfe deposited our bags in our rooms in Cowles and Tompkins, and from then on life seemed to be just a series of parties and How-do-you-d0's. How quickly we became acquainted! Our Big Sisters introduced us to The Elmira Dlfcfmz Girl and the 1'CSt of Elmira's songsg we played charades with the Seniors, the Sophs enter- tained us at a weenie-roast. One afternoon, with our Big Sisters, we stealthily emigrated to Eldridge Park for a picnic. The Sophomores finally located us, but we were there in plenty of time to "hearty welcome" them. Aristole, election discussions, A Room of 011955 Own, the Attainment test-but we Page e'igl1.t'y-sion weren't unhappy because Junior Prom came along-long dresses and uniforms, dancing. The "Moonlight Madnessl' was over too soon, but couples met again Sunday over a capon dinner at the Mark Twain. At Christmastime we fledglings launched on a dance of our own. The combination of Vic music, Navy blues, and Christmas greens added something to Tompkins' Lounge we,d never seen before. Freshman Day we hailed Ruth Casler as our president fhow .did the Sophomores guess?j and, not deterred by C. C., we chose Dr. Swearingen our Patron Saint. From then on, time waited for none of us. Swiftly we sailed along through Merry Chanters, through our banquet, through May Day-through to the end of our first year at Elmira. First Row: Bromley, Engel - First Row: Hoffman, Blake, Donovan, Kleindinst, O'M:1ra Second Row: Gregg, Robinson, Mitchell, Dickson, Durland Second Row: Gray, Conklin, Shlimbnurn, Hughes, Shay, Holz Third Row: Earl, Lethen, Mikulich, Richardson, Reynolds, Wofflu KMPP Lubin, Newman Third Row: Recd, Ramsauer, Brewster, Wa1rd, Pritchard, Rouse Hollrock, Harold, Cannon, Masters First Row: Hoelscher, Byrne, Brinton, NVanamaker, Kinsley, U D Crowley, Cooley, Ford First Row: Schutze, Reifsnyder Second Row: Benson, Turner, Van Vost, Guy, Aldrich, Seher- Second ROWZ Cflslefs DflVi5i WHFYCII, I-YOU, Ray, SPOOIWF merhorn, Allgair, Cleveland, Grant, Perry Third Row: NVo0lf, Alt, Fisk, Dudley, Hawke, Macaulay First Row: Prislopski, Schwenkler, Heyrnann Second Row: Blades, Doane, Randall, Jones, WElCll, Splann Third Row: Dudley, Benson, Wriglit Fourth Row: Thomas A 'Eli-T5 'EEZ u E' , www YT Y 2 W , 5, W .f-H rf? 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' H255 if 1' s -fe: we 1 M A-I :1,v:i-N1 W ' Th? m 1 ww f 111.17 ' S , '-ECS ,, 5 . sim ww 535 :fl , ?W.c.,.-ff. 5. img, .5 , T1 Sin -11535 f't'i?F'7 MQ A g A an Page eighty-nine 4 1 II ba ACTIVITIES 7 X af SFI ff g Student Gaverumcnf Jlazzlyni Ofmvzff PRESIDENT SENATE ' First Row: MacMillan, Hint, M. Leavitt, Donahue Second Row: Stephens, Sweet, Lehmann, Graham, W'hec1ock Page mlowty-two EXECUTIVE COUNCIL First Row: Woods, Casler, Jefferson Second Row: M. Leavitt, Gordon, Thevenet, Hint, Moorhead, Shcppman, Cory, XVeiner, A. Leavitt ' Student Government at Elmira is made up of all members of the student body. In the hands of Senate, a body comprised of repre- sentatives from each of the four classes, lie the reins of the government. At the head of the whole organization stands the President- for the academic year 1944-1945, Marilyn Leavitt. As president she is the highest repre- sentative of the student body, acting in this capacity to work with the Administration of the college. The Executive Council acts as the "clear- ing house" for campus activities. Composed of heads of all organizations, its purpose is to promote closer cooperation among campus groups. Early in the fall the Council members gathered at Dean Lyon's house to work with the Social Committee in setting up a social calendar for the year. Two or three Weekends were left free as hopeful students considered possibilities of a carnival, a barn dance, or a movie party. Although the most difficult job was over with the completion of the social calendar, Executive Council remained active. Repre- senting all college groups, members of the Council brought in new suggestions for the betterment of campus activities, discussed pertinent college problems, and worked toward a coordination of all campus groups. Belonging to Executive Council has been fun, too. It has meant sitting around the fire- place at the Dean's house munching pop corn, talking, and laughing. It has been a feeling of everyone Working in a sincere attempt to make the most of life on Elmira's campus. Page ninety-three Student gellrfwshzp Student Fellowship, a new organization, made its entrance into Elmira College-life in November, including in its membership students of all faiths and creeds. It was organized for the purpose of encouraging wholesome religious and social life on campus by planning and supporting services of worshipg by conducting in monthly meetings group discussions on appropriate and timely subjects, by affording opportunities for social service, and by directing certain college social activities. In weekly meetings the Cabinet, consisting of the officers and the committee chairmen, made plans for the activities of the organization. Miss Orbison, Miss Greene, and Dr. Kahrl, the faculty advisory board for the year, helped club members execute these plans. S. F. assisted in the Sunday evening Vesper services, and sponsored Religious Emphasis Days. It held exam teas, a Christmas Bazaar, and helped Student Government plan the all-college Christmas party. Some members of the Fellow- ship directed their energies toward social ser- vice word at the Neighborhood House. Student Fellowship is connected with the Student Christian Movement of New York State, and with the World Student Christian Federation. In the fall it was hostess to the Student Christian Movement conference, and later in the year S. F. members attended conferences held at other colleges. First Row: Zimmermann, McConnell, Buckingham, Hughes Second Row: Strachen, Colburn, Steele, Miller Third Row: Hannay, Wolferz, Coman, I-Iopstein, Donahue Page ninety-four War Activities Since the beginning of the war the War Activities Committee has held a prominent place on the campus. Representatives of each class, a student chairman, and four faculty members comprise the committee which plans the various war activities of the college. Vfhile materials were available we folded bandages for the Red Cross. We helped collect money during the Red Cross drive at local movie houses. Last year, as the high point of the Com- mittee's activity, we sponsored five L.C.I.'s at Pier 42 in New York. Following the launch- ing we taxied over to the Biltmore Hotel for a dance with the officers and men of the ships. We "adopted" those L.C.I.'s, and since then have continued to send to the men a flow of letters, packages of games, books, candy, and N-2 tobacco. Answering letters come to the girls from all parts of the globe. For two years the Wai' Activities Committee has co-operated with the Student Fellowship in holding a Campus 'Wai' Chest. The proceeds of this drive have gone to the National War Fund Organizations, to the Red Cross, and to the World Student Service Fund. Each student has been asked to contribute. The grand total this year reached s2,2S0. Also in cooperation with the Student Fellowship, War Activities promoted a drive for books which were distributed to students all over the world by the World Student Service. Wfar Activities has tried to coordinate its activities with the various organizations on campus so that every student may help in the war effort of the college. First Row: Bowers, Verduin, Weiner, Meeker, Yates Second Row: Steel, Herold Page wiizety-fvlfue arranged a ,Aff 61110 to the Art Club was another new-comer campus in the fall. At the first meeting during the Christmas season, we kept the holiday spirit by making Christmas cards, and toasted the new year with coke and cake. We didn't pretend to be talented artists, for anyone who was interested in art appreciation was encouraged to attend the meeings. entertained us with his After- Mr. LeRoy Fox ood cuts at one gathering. ' h his tools and charming W ward he utter wit blocks. even let us p Mrs. Bjorvand, our advisor, he Elmira Art Club with us 1n the n of their latest ing of t ' 'nt criticisi ' b Mr. Art Lab. for a jon paintings and drawings, and a lecture y John Tucker from the Thatcher Art Depart- ment. Mr. Tucker explained the new and promising field of commercial art, giving us hints about getting into the professional art field. Over coffee and sandwiches we chatted informally with our guest artists. All this n the interest of art. i -X, First Row: Crowley, Hawke, M. B. Allen d Row: Richardson, Wetsel, Thevenet, Hint Hoffman, Klcindinst, Lehmann Secon Third Row: Harcourt, Page ninety-sim First Row: Bowers, Hughes, Woolf, Conklin Edgar, Thevenet, Engel, Spooner, Clark, Knapp Willianis Second Row: O'Mara, Dudley, I-Ioelscher, Benson, Hovey, Foid Rafford, Wetsel, Wlieeloclt, Ubertini, Zimmermann, Wood, Svi cet, Meeker, M. Leavitt Third Row: Casler, Recd, Pritchard, XVard, Kenny, MacMillan, J. Nelson, Guy Mitchell, A. Leavitt, Coykendall, Jefferson, Strachen, Hoffman 5156 Klub No more concerts with Harvard, no more trips to New York to sing at the Biltmore, no more programs with the Colgate boys-c'est la gucrre! But the Glee Club had a very im- portant job to do in spite of the war. This year a chorus of' eighty-five Voices sang for evening vespers every Sunday. Along about 5:30 of a Monday or 'Wednesday afternoon, a chorus of voices could be heard raised in song- the Glee Club rehearsing for its weekly job. It wasn't all work and no play. Black-gowned and grave, the girls gave a program of ballads and religious songs for the State Federation of Women's Clubs at the Mark Twain Hotel. f The Club, not being able to travel for out-of- town concerts, invited the Sampson Glec Club to come to sing at Elmira. Entertaining the Navy was fun. They can really sing, and the girls enjoyed sitting back to listen for-once while someone else made the music. Mr. Bement, Gwynne to everyone, worked tirelessly to arrange a series of radio programs to be broadcast from station NWENY in the Mark Twain Hotel. Several invitations to sing elsewhere brought out the black robes again, bringing the Glee Club often before the public. . Page ninety-seven v-'rs'-,,, First Row: Bowers, Hildebrand, Warren, Young Graham Second Row: Dr. Swearingen, Collins, Thevenet, Knapp, Ojala, Hint, Dr. Lach Third Row: O'Mara, Donovan, Woolf, Stahlschrnidt, Durland ' Traber, Holden, J. Nelson, Wilder, Wilson, Iwanoski, Weiner, M Cafferty, Henderson, Blackford, Keyes, H. Nelson Z The International Relations Club has been particularly active this year because of the in- creasingly important role the United States is playing in international affairs. Club members listened to such international experts as Louis Fischer, Thomas Ybarra, and Konrad Heiden, and realized the responsibility We hold as a nation and as individuals. They sat in Cowles' parlors, reinforced by food and cigarettes, listened to the election returns, and expressed their opinions readily enough. They Page 'niazeiy-eight . 5 directed lively bull sessions with faculty mem- bers, and held open forums with college and guest speakers. They aimed to encourage individrual ex- pression of views on World affairs, and to obtain an adequate picture of recent events of international scope. Club members avail themselves of infor- mation from timely books and magazines supplied by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, sponsor of the organization. Science glllb Science Cl ub, an organization for science tours of local factory laboratories, and saw devotees, is a new addition to the extra- the industrial application of science. They curricular program this year. held discussions, and came to a realization of . . the importance of scientific knowledge in little At monthly meetings interested students , , , . . . . happenings of every-day living. saw movies on infectious diseases, or Watched lab. demonstrations of chemical and physical As the Club expands, members plan to intro- phenomena. They listened to papers prepared duce eminent scientists in discussions, a d by other members of the club on various trends stimulate the interest of of current scientific development. They took science. I1 other students in t L , First Row : Rossi, Guy, Cleveland, Grant Second Row: Marsh, Spence, Meeker, Miss Green, Finder, Vakiener Third Row: Byrne, Wright, Trerise, McConnell, Hammond Page ninety-nine Ocfngvu i Tarsches, Wetsel, Lehmann, MacMillan, Bartz, Mitchell, Hannay With the belief that Octagon could perform a new and useful service to the students of Elmira College, the staff of 1944-45 outlined a new program of aims for the academic year: Edwards, Nenno, Ubertini, Donahue, Col- burn, Hedberg, Woods, Sheppman, Hagen, Jefferson, Kingsley, Hughes, A. Leavitt Page one hundred to publish a weekly newspaper with an attempt at complete coverage, to allow more students a chance to participate in its operationg to keep a complete and accurate record of college affairs, to provide expression for intercollegiate exchange of news and national political questions, to encourage the existence of active campus organizations, and to foster a feeling of usefulness for a student's life. The Octagon sponsored an all--campus straw vote of the national presidential election. Through the use of intercollegiate press associ- ation bulletins, news of other colleges was made available. Records of current college activities and an almost complete file of the Ocfugon, since the founding of the newspaper in 1917, were accumulated. Feature articles in the form of character sketches of members of the faculty and administration, and articles on the members and aims of campus organizations served to make readers better acquainted with the "inside" of college activities. Second semester the Administration sent the Oclfagon to parents of all college students, thus keeping families in closer touch with the college. Letters flying back and forth all summer with new ideas, staff meetings in the fall to decide on a central theme for our 1946 Iris, and we found out that it takes an awful lot of material to fill a volume. A rough draft of our ideas came back from the engravers in the form of a 'tdummy" layout and we saw the book begin to take on a definite form. Wfrite- ups were assigned, class and group pictures scheduled, Junior portraits taken, snap shots appealed for. We tried hard to make some- thing out of the chaos. The business staff, hard at work gathering ads, ran amuck of Christmas business rushes in local stores. Being the peristent type, they haunted retail emporium and business office alike and finally came through with the re- quired amount of advertising space. And so here we present to you our yearbook, the 1946 Iris. , U15 1946 Iris' EDITORIAL STAFF First Row: Colburn, Jefferson, Lehmann Second Row: Hughes, Sweet, Reichhard, Crane, Woods BUSINESS STAFF First Row: Hopstein, Northrop Second Row: Meeker, Beemer, Zimmermann, Vakiener Third Row: Waddell, Verduin, Hoffman Page one, hzmdrecl one Sibyl I Woods, Logan, A. L e a V i t t , Knapp, Roscoe Hedberg, Lasser, Sheppman, Schermerhorn, Finley Page one hundred two You've seen Sibjfl with its clever cartoon covers and its pages of equally clever literary pieces. You've read everything from poems in the classical style to humorous essays on leg-winders and suchg no line is drawn as to the type of material which may be contributed. Some would-be Margaret Mitchells and Daphne du Mauriers wait until a few hours before the dead-line before inspiration comes. Then all else is abandoned in favor of some allegro typing and a quick clash to one of the editors with the finished product. The long hours of selection, proofreading, and cutting and pasting a galley begin for the editorial staff. No sooner has the job been completed than it is again time to urge contri- butors to renew their efforts. It is a never- ending cycle which keeps the staff on its toes. Added to the enjoyment of reading stories, essays, and poems Written by friends, the real thrill comes When, at the bottom of a story, one sees-her own name. First Row: Allen, Wood, Dressler, Vakiener, Lyman, Woods, Stephens Second Row: Stover, Hedberg, Sweet, Mohr, Mayhood, Logan, Strohsall, Rossi, Hughes "Stage Door" tells the story of a large group of young and ambitious girls who have come to New York to study acting and find jobs in the theater. The scene is laid in Mrs. Orcutt,s Footlights Club, a boarding house Where all the hopes of sixteen girls are revealed. The central plot concerns dynamic and courageous Terry Randall who overcomes dis- couragement and poverty to attain a position in the theater Where we're sure she will conquer. One of the fellow aspirants, Louise, gets marriedg another, Kaye, finds the com- petitive life of the theater too strong for herg a third, Jean, goes into pictures, but Terry, with the help of idealistic David Kingsley sticks to her guns. Charles Rice, Patricia Dressler, Beth Jefferson, Brenda Woods Stage Door w' y .. in L, 5 'sagem ll w l x, i 2 at H. ll lv E' I X it J f ' l. W: R ' Y-g a ' ,., x, ' - at ' if " X '- X U M1 if X, Z-1-Q. . ,-1 U. 3 i W ag.: f - A , , 4 ,J B Dark fyes What happens when three Russian refugees descend on the Field's suburban home? Olga, Tonia, and Natasha manage to complicate matters considerably. It seems that Natasha and the prince, Nikolai Toradje, Helen Ficld's fiance, are old and very dear friends. This leads to complications. A champagne glass is Page one lLZL7ZfZ?'Cd fozm' x X Baker, Bally, fair, Howell, Bolge1, San ford, Moorhead, Dr. Sweariugen smashed against the bottle and nearly brings Grandmother Field's birthday party to a dra- matic close. There is a rather comic attempt at suicide by Natasha and Tonia when it appears that the Russians have no place to go after the weekend at the Field's is over, but Mr. Field comes to the rescue. Susan and 504 Susan returns from Europe with a new con- ception of God and she immediately sets about reforming all her friends and even total strangers, but fails to see where the rules apply to her. Barry, Susan's husband, tries to make her understand how their child, Blossom, is alone and neglected even though she attends an exclusive school. Wfhen she is finally persuaded to give up her crusade for a short time to be a Wife and mother, Susan opens up their Long Island home and Blossom stays there all summer instead of going to a camp as in previous years. The valiant attempt nearly falls through but her husband and daughter succeed in making Susan understand that they need her and the curtain falls on a scene of "happiness ever after". V Weiiier, Hoag, Moorhead, Cory, McGrath, Bolger, George, Dr. Swearingen .H -J' - A I Q I ,,, 51-, Y 'th ,Lv :N if ' ' 4 W - 'rs' J, 1 . N L. .3 Q s v L 93 1..- . Q ., ' w - . , .Q .Q ' . , , A " 3 ' . 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Y, r, ' fr? v- .L+ . ,w ,. rf, gh- . .. "TN 5""!l' ,N 1- 1.71. VILL- A", f:lbQQ'1?L'-ll! HQ, My P -Q L 4. , . 'PT' V . bg 4, , ,,.. v ,.,, x x w -- . ,Gb 9, ,:"'g' - -x ' I " wx 1, . 5' X. J., 4 arg, ji Mk H U, 3 . -2 Q ,xxx x -'. 1 fx 'Q ex ,b,,K,., . , 1 . if ,I . , - ' Q Q54 1' 1 I -. L 4 rf s N -' yf.-, 1 1 S 3' .f its? sy. - f .i:, . ...si 'F iw- . f' we 32? .A YL w .v xx 1 mx ni-A-rf' ' 1 ' ATHLETICS ?f-' x ST 4 1 s u i i H ,, an ii vnu H xml '- we -W mea ' M 22.. we .. , ,Y ,'f, H 1 'yawn se gfyw :Wg an ,. ,. - W H H, , bi wi., ,,. it ,, it it it i Mm.. -ga ' - H 75 ,. , is ' in, Emi.. -nea,"' gpg Y' ' ' , wi'-,wily i az Sara Pritchard I. A1 ' f MfZ'??"' -. wt: . .wa,,. Marilyn Bowne White l6'ln cr Girls i The White Blazer Girl-the Senior most active in athletics, one who enters whole- heartedly into all campus activities, one whose qualities merit the admiration of allg in short, the girl most representative of Elmira College. But who should it he from the class of 1944- "Pritch" or "Smokey"? XVith a finger in every pie . . . in the center of a crowd . . . always together . . . always playing . . . always singing . . . I Want to Be zz Friend of Yours. While Miss Finter tantalizingly prolonged her after-dinner remarks at the A.A. Banquet, Page one lttmtlrecl eight we hreathlessly awaited the announcement. We sat on the edge of our chairs as the big moment finally arrived. Not one' 'Wliite Blazer Girl but two-"Pritch" and "Smokey"-we had twins! ' The "twins" slipped into their white hlazers while the applause, the excitement, the happiness rose at this rare occurrence. As they had shared everything else during their four years of college, they now shared the honor of being Elmirzfs White Blazer Girls. A. fl. Erfurzeil Mud and rain early in the year shattered our hopes for a tennis tournament. Hockey began with lots of enthusiasm andthe girls waded through leaves and more mud to sock the ball around the field. About forty of us hiked up to Rorick's Glen in the crisp autumn air. Hamburgers and onions that night with plenty of songs and lots of fun. Thanksgiving found us all in Elmira, so A.A. planned an all-day program. In an exciting volleyball game the Faculty-Senior team bested a Junior-Sophomore-Freshman combination. Then faculty, students, and guests moved over to Fassett Commons for a delicious turkey dinner complete with all the trimmings, fol- lowed by coffee in the Rec room. In early December, we took advantage of Old Man Wi11ter's snow and cold to go on a hayride. Songs and chatter kept us warm as we rolled out to the Dixie Barbeque for food. At the first of the year A.A. launched an enthusiastic calendar sale to provide Elmirans with handy little engagement reminders. Winter months were busy months with basketball, volleyball, badminton, bowling at Rossi's, and swimming in the Y.M.C.A. pool. At the A.A.-War Activities Carnival, side shows, games, and food were the main at- tractions, profits going toward the Elmira College Bond. In the spring we were busy with a program of tennis tournaments, baseball games, an Archery Telegraphic meet, and overnight hikes out to Stanley Woods. First Row: Rossi, MacMillan, M. B. Allen Second Row: Hammond, jeffrey, Buckingham, Mrs. Korsgaard, Cory, Scluermer- horn, Collins, Yates, Henderson l Page one hundred nine X57 .fs Sh Page one hundred ten May Queen Traditional excitement and expectancy ran high as Cowles' auditorium filled with speculat- ing faculty, students, and guests. The most surprised and happy of all was Alice Lehmann as two questing pages stole her from the audience as the Freshman choice for Elmira's May Queen of 1944. The crowd waited impatiently while, behind scenes, admiring Freshmen arrayed the Queen in traditional royal robes. Appreciative oh's and ah's greeted the Queen and her aides as the procession appeared in the doorway and slowly moved toward the throne. A crown of white flowers was placed on her head while the fresh- men, wearing their new green jackets, hummed the May Day Song. The simple ceremony closed with the Freshmen singing a medley of songs in tribute to their May Queen-"a pretty girl is like a melody . . ." Gordon, May Queen Alice Lehmann, Thevenet :1 Moak may Day As Sophomores the class of '46 came to dinner decked out in jewels and bows, gaudy artificial flowers and bangles, red bandannas, and Zooty slacks. Wliite teeth gleamed in blackened faces as we stood around the tables singing our "revised" version of the May Day Song. Then to the gym to crown our Mock May Queen. Chanting "A-menu we slowly snaked around the gym in a long line, leading our Queen, Aunt Jemima Rossi, to her throne. The hero came rowing across the gym on a human boat to win his black-faced queen. They were united in holy wedlock and as he rowed away again to the wars, Queen Jemima was ceremoniously crowned-in a shower of pancake flour. Jane Vakiener Qin blackfacej ' mth-an Page one hundred eleven ADVERTISERS J X fm gf N L A MESSAGE TC MISS ELMIRA COLLEGE Thatcher Manufacturing Company, one of Elmira's oldest and most reliable concerns, seeks the services of Elmira College girls interested in Working part-time in an essential industry. Thatcher is the World's largest makers of milk bott1es-in- Vented and made the first milk bottle. But milk bottles represent only a part of Thatcher's growing business. The company makes glass containers for food packs-Crisco jars, vegetable jars, Pepsi-Cola bottles and many other glass containers for products that go daily into your home. Possibly you might like to make a career With Thatcher after you've graduated. The experience you gain from part-time Work in our factory Will be an asset. Consult your parents about your working for Thatcher, an essential industry, talk to either Miss Gill or Miss Smith-then come in and talk it over With Mr. William Davies at Thatcher. MTC THATCHER MANUFACTURING COMPANY Opposite Eldridge Park Please Do Not Apply If Engaged In Essential Industry U. S. E. S. Referral Card Required for Male Workers Essential Women Workers Need Statement of Availability mu nummmm nm Paye one huvzclfrecl fourteen uuuummnmInInnm-mnnnnnunuuunnn COMPLIMENTS OF SHREIBMAN'S Jewelers Since 1893 214 East Water Street IInInInunnuunulnuInInnunIInu:uunuuumnnnu munununInnunnnuIInnnnnunmnuuunu COMPLIMENTS OF KELLY DRUG CO. l 109 N. Main St. CNear Waterl unInxIInnnunnmmmunuInunuTInInnuanunIvuuunuuunnnum nuuunnnunnIIIunInInInInInunnununnunInInumnumulmunm The Blue Goose Shop Interior Decorating - Gifts 209 College Ave. Elmira, N. Y. nunnmnunumnunmmumu n,nm.,,.,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,H TIFFANY N Co JEWELERS SILVERSNITHS STATIONERS STEADFAST STANDARDS MAIIJNQEIRIES RECEIVE PROEIIIT ATTENTION FIFTII AVENUE A 57 T! STREET NEW YORK CHIC Mark Twain Iiotcl Perfectly Appointed ..... Distinctive 250 Rooms - 250 Baths - 32.50 Upwards POPULAR PRICED COFFEE SHOP Huck Finn Room Main Dining Room Lounge Bar fAir Conditionedl Garage Accommodation W. C. EMERSON, Manager uunnnuInInulnnnnnulunuun Page one lnwzclred fifteen Inluv Jay H. 140 W. MARKET ST., DIAL 2-3563 Slieely Bros. 101 S. WALNUT ST., DIAL 2-1105 Riverside Flowers 361 W. WATER ST., DIAL 7109 1Inmnnnlnlnuuuuunmmluunnmn11ul YoUR FLORISTS P. M. BUELL FLORAL CO. - 211 W. GRAY ST., DIAL 8825 Parker Herbert A. Timiey 225 HOFFMAN ST., DIAL 2-5656 Rudy'S Greenhouse 973 HOFFMAN ST., DIAL 4634 W'oo1f'S Flower Shop 105 W. CHURCH ST., DIAL 2-0300 Complinielits of a Friend hmumn InuIn11ulIIIumummummlnl Page one hzmclred sixteen COMPLIMENTS or ELMIRA FOUNDRY mnnuInuuvunnmunnnmnv I-IOWELL of ELMIRA Labels, Boxes and Advertising C F. M. HOWELL 82 Co ELMIRA, N. Y. :Immun nnIInnnnnnnnlulnlIllnulunlnuunnmnuuunnuum Select your Table Needs at the busy MARK TWAIN MARKET Where there are logical reasons for Selling for Less MARK TWAIN FOOD MARKET INCORPORATED l 158 NORTH MAIN STREET Free Parking-Delivery Service PHONE 7141-7142 uualunnuummmunnununxmnuunn COMPLIMENTS OF THE GORTON COY Elmira's Home of Fashion Illllllllllllllll llllllllllllllllllllll llll Page one lzundred sevent e IInnurunlnInuuIunnuununnnnunuuuumununnnunIunmnumunuunI G. A. MacGREEVEY Books and Stationery Elmira, New York Innumnununnqunnnunnnunnuunmmmnmnnnmuunuu uanunnunnunuummnnulmnnnnnmmununnnmmmunnnunu Personius Sr Malone Ready to Wear ACCESSORIES AND LINENS Cor. Main and Market Sts. uummnnnuunnunnunuuunuulnlnunnnulnnnnmnunmun nu-mnnunnnuunuuuunuunmunmanumnunnunmnnuux GOMPLIMENTS or J. P. and M. Sullivan 115-117 E. Water st., Elmira, N. Y. 76-78 E. Market St., coming, N. Y. FINE FURNITURE COMPLIMENTS OF EMPIRE F OODS, Inc. A ELMIRA, N. Y. Wholesale Groceries Fruits and Vegetables fmnunnnunmmnmmnlnmnmnuunnunu Page one lmmclrecl eighteen ummmnnuuu11nununnunanurnnununnunuunnunununnnuu Friend, Metzger Sz Co. Vllholesale and Retail Dealers in Heats, Vegetables, Poultry, Fish, Oysters Try Our Home Made Sausng B I gnu, Liverwurst and Frrmkfuxt I D l 147 143 149 114100 L lx St mn uunnmnu COMPLIMENTS OF ELMIRA ARMS COMPANY S E C K E R D ' S Cut-Rate Drug Store Prescriptions 127 West Water St. Swan Sr Sons-Morss Co. Dependable INSURANCE . . . ALL FORMS l Hulett Bldg. Phone 6284 Furnish Your Room at PETERSONS 513-515 N. Main St. Phone 2-3920 nmuuununmnnnuunmuunuununnmnnnununnmumnnmnnmn nuumnunnulu:mumnnulnunnnusuunununu:munlumuunnunm COMPLIMENTS or THE Peerless Dry Cleaners Conipliments of a Friend nunnumuuuunnunu mmunnmnnununuunnmnu Stop At Earl and :l61'1'y,S LANGDON PLAZA nunnnnnnuInnnuunun:namanuuuunuuun IIInIllInIIIIIIIIIIIIIIAIIIxIIIIllIlllllllullllllbllllllllllll COMPLIMENTS OF PEPSI-COLA 81 K. LAUNDRY M'i"lflllllQ1iilliLQiiIQQ"""' of a Friend nannuIn1nuuuvnnmnuunnn nuununnnnnuanuumumnnnxummnmnmmnnmmnnn 'The Loomis Studiow LOOMIS 8a HALL PHOTOGRAPHY 364'North Main Street nunInun1nunnuuunnunnnunnnuumnunmmu unnnunuunuunnunnunmnuuunumumnnnmmum COMPLIMENTS OF DEISTER Sz BUTLER QUALITY JEWELERS 119 North Main St. umnununuuunmnununnnuunnunummnuu uununnunnuumlunununnmnn Shoes and Hosiery GOSPER - KELLY ONE SIXTY MAIN Iruzu1nmmunnunumu1nunzu1nnmnmmuunmm ummmmmnmnnnInnum1lnn1nnmuunnmnnnn COMPLIMENTS OF Elmira Savings and Loan Association nmunuulnunnnuInnm:nnunununannumnmunnunm nu muummnnulunuuI11unnnuuuunmnnmunum 'GCAROLYN9' Coats, Suits, Dresses, Vitality' Shoes, Smart Millinery ROSENBAUTVPS 112 West Watei' Street ulnunluuunmumnmmunmmmnmnmm uniuunuumunnnnnn1nu:mnnumunnuununnnnnn COMPLIMENTS OF Hudson Shoe Co. QUALITY SPORTSWEAR nnnun:uunumnmumununummununmnnmum Page one hmzrlrecl omzeteeu COMPLIMENTS NEWBERRY'S 50 - 100 - 250 Stores unan1:nununnunmunnuanul1nnauuumnuunuuuxnmnluunnlnn annnannnannunuxuruunmnuuunnnnInnunnnunnnnnnunununumumu JULIA B. MURPHY APPAREL SHOP 122 W. Market St. Just off Main nnmununnnununuunnmmnnxuumulIInIuunnnannummummmmnI COMPLIMENTS OF HOTEL LANGWELL mnuunnnmnnnunununununnnmnmnnmmnumnnmnmnmuu uumn:ummmmmmmmunnnnInnnmlunnunnnmnmmmuumluun 1 Q G 4 Wu Ice Cream and Frozen Foods omni u unm,-,,,0 - 'lr mum W9 General Ice Cream Corporation 735 Baldwin St. Elmira, N. Y. P ge one lmnclrecl twenty COMPLIMENTS OF RYLL'S PHARMACY B. F. RYLL, JR- Proprietor ummm:unmmunm un-mmnumnuuunuununmmmumnnn COMPLIMENTS OF H. STRAUSS, I110. 121 Main St. Exclusive Men's and Boys' Wear ununuuuunnnn nnnmnumnuu THE MARK TWAIN SPECIALTY SHOP MARK TWAIN HOTEL l SPORTSWEAR AND LINGERIE BLOUSES and ROBES I Mrs. Esther Wilmot nunIn1Innlnunnnununlununmnmnnunlmu OOMPLIMENTS OF PETRIE COAL nunuumnmnnnnnunnnnunlluuuununnmmnnmuv InllunnnnnlnunnununnnulnumuInnununnuunmnnnnm KOSMICKI BROTHERS formerly MOSHER'S DRUG STORE 400 West Washington Avenue nnlnnnnnuuuuInaunnuunuuuunnnnnuuuunuum: nnununnumlununununnnnnlunnmnnnunuuuun HORWITZ BROS. ' Fine and Wrapping Paper 100 E. Church St. Elmira, N. Y. ulnnnnuuumnnunnnuunuu:nunnunnunun:Inmnnnunuunnnu nunnnnnnnmnmnnunnnnnlnunnnunuunInumuunnunuuunun: DOYLEMARX 309 E. Water St. Everything in Music, Phonograph Records nun nunmnnunnurnnnmmuuunnm mn mu ummuuunmuuunnnnnmummumun SULLIVAN'S RESTAURANT 416 N. Main Street nlnnnnnunumnulnunnnnnnuuununununn EDGCOMHS Fine Furliiture Main Street - Elmira f Dealer .,,. : f.. Member GRIXND Grand Rapids A-21348 Guild unuuulunnnnunnulnn nuuunnnnnnnmmn num:nuInInnllnunuun:nunnunnunuunnnuunnn OASIS GRILL Steaks and Chops 103 State St. mnnuunumnnlnnnunnunluul nunnunlnlnnlnnununn Your Department Store QM HAlways Reliable" Page one hundrecl twenty-one ununnnunumm THE H THE GEO. WI. PECK CO. COMMERCIAL PRESS 102 State St. PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS Fruit and Vegetables : Elmira Produce Co., Inc. E ' 614 William street Elmira, N. Y. COMPLIMENTS OF Telephone 6188 A FRIEND sos s. Main Street Elmira, N Y u:nunnnmuuunnuuunnun lunnnnmn uuumu nnnnnvnnnuumm:mnnnmmunnunnunununnunnunnununuunnnnm 4, R 0 S 6' I 'S ,. TEA ROOM and BAKERY 'ir PLEASANT ENVIRONMENT AND GOOD FOOD 408 WEST WASHINGTON AVENUE Dial 2-0921 i' ADD-ED ATTRACTION 24 New Streamlined Bowling Alleys We ask you to pay us a visit, and see for yourself why Twenty Mill1on People enjoy this sport. Gmnumnunmnlumumumnuumummmunnn Page one hundred twenty-two mmmlmnmumnnmnnIunmnnmnnmnI-nnuunumuunln E. Hazel Murphy DRESS SHOP 211 W. Water St. 2nd Floor nunmnnmnunuunlunun nuumnnnunuunnmn :nunnmmmunmunununuul O'Neill'S Shoe Store EXCLUSIVE AGENCY Air-Step for Women Roblee for Men Buster Brown Shoes for Children 105 W. water St. Dial 2-6964 Next Merchants Bank nllullunnnnnunnmunnlununununuununrnnnnummmnnnnunn uInanInannunnununununnunmnunnnuumn "Quality Furniture for Less" Kobacker's Furniture Co. nuunnruumuInnnnunnnnunnunuunnnunnununnn luulnvmuunmnnnunnumnnunnunun BENDIX DRIVE "The Mechanical Hand That Cranks Your Car" "STARTIX" Inm'nunnnnuunnuuunun uumnnnu nnnnun SNYDER Enos. I PRINTING Co. l Dial 2-0140 Snyder Building Main Street Switch Key Engine Starting plus Automatic Restarting For Cars, Trucks, and Motorboats "MORROW" Coaster Brakes for Bicycles ORDNANCE MATERIAL For Army and Navy ECLIPSE MACHINE DIVISION Bendix Aviation Corporation ELMIRA, NEW YORK Ilillllllll Illlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll Page one lnmdred twenty-th nuulnn nun unuunmun mmm Over a Century of Sound Banking CHEMUNG CANAL TRUST COMPANY Cor. Water and State St. Member F. D. I. C. nnnn:nmnummnmnunnunnunnmunummnun xlullnnnlnuunllunumnnumnuInInnunnnnuunnnnnuu O'NEIL'S TAXI 9128 - Dial - 4066 Weddings Funerals nlnnlnnnnunnnnmunu nn'nunulunnnnunnuunnnnunmnnun mumumumnn umnmnnuunu COMPLIMENTS OF ELIVIIRA OIL CO. IlnnunumunnunuumnIuuuuunnnunmnunumunI nnnnnaInnuunnunnnInnunnunluuuuuuuunnnu COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND lunumnunnInnlnlnnnmmmnmnuunnuun Page one hundred twenty-four :nunnmunuuumnnmnn:mnnumnInnuunnnuuununnnnunnn 'GERNIFX' MILLEIVS CUT RATE Phone 29318 500 N. Main St Elmira, N. Y. 1nunnnunnrnInumnmuunuumunununnunnnnnnmmumnnnnmu num nnuun:nunmnunnuulnuuuunnmnunnnnumnl unx COMPLIMENTS OF Irving D. Booth Innnn:muInnuuuum1anmmnmnnmmnmmnm 1umunummmnnuuluunnunnnmmnunmnuuu ALPER'I"S Elmira's Leading Jewelers And Opticians 111 E. Water Street Elmira Stores in Corning and Cortland nnnlunnmn uuuumununnulnlululunununnnuulumlmulnm mnmm nlnlnlununmmmnnnuuulnunmunulu SUCCESS and CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of 1946 ISZARD'S Elmira's Largest Department Store EL-COR DAIRIES INCORPORATED 4 Stores Featuring El-Cor Ice Cream 406k Walnut St. 6401 Division St. Fountain Service 218 South Main St., 203 Hoffman St. The Midland Economy Check Plan was designed for you You have all the convenience of a checking account but no minimum balance is required and there is no service charge. A book of 12 checks costs 951, Let us open an account for you today. Elmira Bank Sr Trust Co. A Marine Midland Bank Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation COMPLIMENTS A FRIEND IunmnnxInnlunnunnunuluulvunuun:nun Page one hzmdfrerl twenty-five HE Trustees whose names appear on page 8 send greetings to Elmira College's daughters everywhere. An educational institution is the lengthened shadow of its alumnae. Without their feelings of loyalty and their active cooperation and support it cannot very well exist. We still need more students of the proper kind, students who are qualified in every way for entrance to Elmira. There has been no relaxation 'of standards and there will be no compromise in quality. To every alumna who reads this page, the Trustees urge that you help during the coming year- 1. By telling your acquaintances of the good points of the College. 2. By finding good students in your community, telling them about Elmira College, and writing the Director of Admissions or the President giving their names and addresses. 3. By writing the President, for the benefit of the Admin- istration of the College and the Trustees, anything you know that will help make the College better. l We Tlumlc You for Your Past Cooperation TRUSTEES OF ELMIRA COLLEGE unnuulnlnnnu ummm Page one hunclrecl twenty-six A Portraits b ' ' y your off1c1al year book photographer. a specialist in taking natural, true-to-life portraits. PHOTOGRAPH STUDIO ' BALCONY S. F. ISZARD CO. ELMIRA, NEW YORK Page one lZ,?,t77,Cl'TGfl twenty-scfumz Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Crane Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Hopstein uluum nnnnumnum mmm unmnmnmn Mr. and Mrs. George Jefferson Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Lehman Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Barber Mrs. C. A. Beemer Mr. and Mrs. Merle H. Colburn and Mrs. Jerome M. Jeffrey Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Krenn Page one hmzdred twenty-eight Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Kuell unnnlu mmuuunu nunnunnmnnlnuuuumnnnnu Mr. and Mrs. S. L. MacMillan Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Mohr unuuul uxnnumunu lun:nunnuunnumuuumnuuun Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rafford Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Rossi Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Smith nun unnmnnnmnmnnn muuuunmnuuunnum Mr. and Mrs. Franklin F. Stover Mr. and Mrs.. Fred Strohsall Mr. and Mrs. John R. Lyman uumnu uuunnumnuInInuluumnnunnnmnnuumunu Mr. and Mrs. Guy E. Meeker Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Northrop nnnnnnnnumununununlulunnnumumlunumumunumlunxnvunn Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Rosekrans Mr. and Mrs. Philip Scarano unnnunmu mmununuuuuu In I u n. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Stemerman un: lunnnlnnnunu ununnlnununnmnuuuunnuu Mayor and Mrs. Emory Strachen Mr. and Mrs. Q George C. Sweet, Jr. nnunnunnummunmmmumuunuunuumummnmnmmm Page one lzmzdred twenty-1 Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Trerise umm lmlllmmm mnmmmmmummuml Mr. and Mrs. H. Werfel Mr. and Mrs. Edward Verduin Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Buckingham Mrs. J. N. Compton :mms nnmmmmn nmnmmmnnum mnun Mr. and Mrs. Ralph D. Hannay Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Horwitz Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marsh mmnmn mmmmm mnnmuummml mmnlm mu Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Reichhard ummummmanmmummmmmmumnmnmn Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Waddell Page one hundred thirty Mr. and Mrs. John F. Vakiener umm nm mum umm ummm: Mrs. Carter Woodhouse Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Zimmermann Mrs. Valara Coykendall Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Dressler :ummm mmmmm umm mmmmmu Mr. and Mrs. George Hedberg Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Lehmann Mr. and Mrs. James Mayhood umm nmmnm mnmum mmmm 'mum Mr. and Mrs. William E. Snyder A Friend E1lg'l'il1VillgS hy Jahn 62 Ollim' J?111grnvinp,' Cn., Chicago, Ill. l'1'intcd hy The Benton Review Publishing: Compzmy, Inc., Fowler, lnd. Page one hzmclrecl tlnirty-aww


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