Elmira Free Academy - Torch / Sagoyawatha Yearbook (Elmira, NY)

 - Class of 1947

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F. A. When we are gone from thee, Still thou shalt ever be Fairest on land and sea, Dear E. F. A. . A51 J Alma Mater Our hearts may well grieve, So soon to part from thee, But clear old school, believe, We're true always. True hearts and friends well-niet Thy charms are with us yet, Nor can we eler forget Fair E. F. A. 8 OPC THE SENICDR CLASS ELMIRA EREE ACADEMY ELMIRA, NEW YQRK C0-Editors ............... Business Managers Art Editor ........... Sports Editor ..,.,, Faculty Manager . Literary Adviser . Art Adviser .. 1 Martha Teeter, James Burkhardt Ann Penney, Raymond Shepardson Yvonne Toole Donald Parry Anthony A. Schwenkler Celia E. Hutchinson Terresa Cameron . ikqtui-asia V ' ,ji x M :spy , x v ali? fi , ff.fii-91 - .55 QA : ,.j?,.c:gA,4. rf an ,I Q. . f , f - A A , , z.1 M .jfs "1 - as 9 "sm QEWM' ' ' .ff si K X "" - - f " V,-2-fiat: 'view 'V 'fa n ,, pu 5. ...x 30 Qggw 1? 4 . skis ig, x . 5545.35 N Lisp -"5 " .21 .,.f g . ..., A- , "i.A'1- :f:'2'I'1QZ.' ' 4 7 , . '. ' ..,i,:2S?1:-, 765 2 ,Q P - r H . - . - li..'3:faf my I I - V v:',f"xN'. Iv E SMF' "" I 4 4 ' ' INC '- .. :4 -X ' H,f.,,. .w- 5.-V .1 N...-: 53, 3 1 i. X ' . ' qs, ,,... XM I gl 1, 3 X.. "fs ' V - -Til - 1-7 ' ' . X - .. ..,, . L . 7 13 'P' V H -.. .,,, , z" With sincerest admiration and respect we dedicate this 1911-7 issue of the uTorch" to Miss Harriet I. Wixon. Her many years of loyal service here at the Academy in teaching and advising students deserve more praise than we can possibly convey. She has unconsciously acted as an inspiration and example to innumerable students who have been in her classes or benefited by her guidance. Her implicit trust in us has given us new confidence in ourselves. Her constant good humor and cheerfulness cannot be commended too highly. We want to take this opportunity to thank Miss Wixon for all these things and to give her our best wishes for her future health and happiness. gacuffy xl f .fl Q DEAR DR. HELMKAMP: It is with strangely mixed emotions that now, after four long and pleasant years, we are preparing to leave the Academy for good. Certainly one of the most widespread and universal of these is a feeling of gratitude to you for the many things you have done on our behalf. Your kind and cooperative leadership, your friendliness and interest have impressed us deeply. For these, and all the other things you have so willingly done for us, we wish to thank you. Sincerely yours, THE CLASS or 1947 To THE NIEMBERS or THE SENIOR CL.-XSS or 1947: Some years ago in a speech before an Academy assembly, State Senator Chauncey B. Hammond used as the theme of his discourse, the legend found on the stub of a railroad ticket: HNot good if detached? Because it impressed me at the time, has stayed with me, and is appropriate to this occasion, I want to pass on the message of the railroad ticket stub to you. As human beings we are social by nature. The church, the school, the home, our clubs, our class associations, our jobs are social in character. Only as we learn to interact with this environment, with moral insight. do we function successfully. If we are anti-social, if we put our selfish, personal interests above the common good, we doom ourselves to ultimate failure, we do not measure up to the best that is in us, we are Knot good if detachedf' That which is true on the personal and individual level applies also to us as a people and a nation. The world has become increasingly a single social entity. What happens in New York has repercussions in India and China, what happens in Moscow may vitally affect your life and mine. As a nation, we have a responsibility to see that the lamp of liberty is not dimmed. Unless all men everywhere learn to enjoy the freedoms that are basic to our culture, they will not long endure for us. In that task, too, America is Hnot good if detached." Here in school, you have been led to recognize the importance of these individual and national responsibilities. You have learned, Qsome through hard experiencej that we do not live to ourselves alone, that in everyday living we are 'cnot good if detachedf' May these basic lessons in democratic living go with you through life, may you grow in wisdom and in the stature of your moral outlooks as good American citizens. Sincerely yours, 1 ' 0 ENGLISH d ENGLISH Rachel M. Bowen, BS. John E. Colgan, A.B. Kathryn L. Daly, A.B. Jeanette P. Deuel, A.B. Celia E. Hutchinson, Ed.M. Rose M. Kingston, A.B. Marie F. MacNamara, M.A. Dorothy Martin, A.B. Grace E. Miller, M.A. Alice P. Scott, A.B. Eda B. Stauterrnan, M.A. r. V INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION Frank S. Bull, BS. in M.E. John I. Byrd, BS. Franklin D. Chatfield Anthony M. Ekes, BS. Howard E. Looney Arthur L. McLaughlin Francis Shepherd Ray L. Tucker MATHEMATICS Mary D. Condon, BS. Elizabeth Deneen, A.B. Bernard Etkind, M.A. Catherine U. Kahatt. A.B. Mary H. Stewart, BS. Celia N. Stott, A.B. Harriet I. Vfixon, A.B. INDUSTRIAL ARTS VOCATIONAL EDUCATION Seated - Shepherd, Ekes, Chat'deId, Tucker. Standing-Bull, McLaugl lin, Byrd, Looney. 100 AND RKg MN Hth vSt MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE -I Kingston, C nnor, Stott, 'W u. S nd g, Schwenkler. P 1 p D I , one son. FOREIGN LANGUAGES PHYSICAL EDUCATION Julia V. Brooks, A.B. M. Beatrice Espey, A.B. Pauline I-I. lessen, A.B. Lena B. Logan, A.B. Clara D. Munson, A.B. FINE ARTS Terresa M. Cameron, BS. Betty Park, B.S. Oliver Myer, BS. Anthony Peckally, B.S. Marion E. Sprague, B.S. Marguerite E. VanDuyn, William J. W'ipHer, MS. M.A. SOCIAL STUDIES Carolyn M. Bolger, A.B. Mary B. Cady, A.B. Julia L. Collins, MS. Helen W. Edson, A.B. Marion G. Hoolihan, A.B Isobel M. McCarthy, M.A. Kathleen B. Miller, Ph.B. Ray W. Sherman, A.B. Kenneth S. Weaver, M.A. Standin - roo SOCIAL STUDIES AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES Seated-Jessen, Bolger, L gan, Cady, Edson. g B k Collin McCarthy, H0011 T' S, 1 ian, K. Mill C N XY wi' 5? L 4.1 X. 4 I HOME ECONOMICS Mary E. Cooper, B.S. Jeannette R. Draine, M. Irene M. Dunne, M.A. Ruth Schornstheimer, A.B. Ada B. West Dorothy Woods, M.A. COMMERCIAL Eleanor M. Chambers, BS. Dorothy M. Cummings, BS. Anna C. Maclnerny, BS. LIBRARIAN Elizabeth Eldredge, B.S. N O R . A Miss CAMERON MR. SCHWENKLER . T 2 BUSINESS, FINE ARTS, ' AND HOME ECONOMICS SCIENCE Emory E. Donelson, Ed.M. Helen C. Kingston, BS. Margaret A. O'Connor, M.S. Silas F. Parry, A.B. Stephen A. Prokop, M.S. Anthony A. Schwenkler, M.S. X, X . 1 5 'SnN.J- 9. F '- - "V- ' S, ' ' iw' A 'Q E ' 1 , . , R I rf'Z'f'-131132559 ,:- i ., YT: '55 fl' I i ' X, :tins MRS. HUTCHINSON We wish to thank our 64Toroh', advisers for their patient advice and helpful cooperation which have made this hook possible. I2 0 Seated - Schornstheimer, Park, Chambers. Standing - Dunne, West, Kabatt, Cummings, Mac- Inerny, Woods, Cameron. en ford FX 131 'W , '41 . fl X " ".f.'.'3+If: f.'.'f"'.. '. -An'-1 1 .' N 40 EDBIUND BICGARRELL, Dorus Licoss, Louis Pmozzoio, JOAN SCI-IAEFER President ,,,,,,,,,, ..... L ouis Pirozzolo Vice President .... ..... .l oan Schaefer .Secretary .,,,. ,........... D oris Jacobs Treasurer .... .,.... ici miind Mccvarrell To MY CLASSMATES: In a few short weeks our four year stay in the Elmira Free Academy will come to a close. For some of us commencement will be a brief pause before we continue our education at other institutions. For others it will he the end of schooling. What we have accomplished together as classmates will live in memory. Vlfe will always be grateful to our teachers for their patience and their encouragement during our happy high school days. To Dr. Helmkamp goes our sincere thanks for his un- failing assistance in making these years a joyful and worthwhile experience. Let us keep green the memory of friends and schoolmates who served in the armed forces during the war, particularly those who did not return but gave their lives so that the freedom we enjoy might be preserved. To my classmates, I wish to express my personal appreciation for the fine cooperation you have given to me and the other officers during our senior year. Sincerely yours, Louis Pmozzoro Senior Class History The fall of 194-3 was one of the first important landmarks in our advance through life, for that fateful season saw the' beginning of our high school career. Now we were living! Unfortunately, the days ahead were not all a bed of roses. Bewilderment plagued us. While still wondering about things, we managed to elect John Zures, presidentg Pat Dunn, vice-president, Jack McConnell, secretaryg and Ann Penney, treasurer. We ended the year with a skating party at Grotto. As Sophomores we began to show some of the spirit which singled out our class as a precedent-breaker. We held the first Sophomore Day seen in E. F. A. for many years past, and in the evening there was the Sopho- more Dance. The dynamic quartet which steered us through this year consisted of Sam Horwitz, Nancy Cum- mings, Nancy Marks, and Bill Nagle, serving as president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer, respectively. Another skating party was held during our second year. Our Junior year also was unusual. We presented the first Junior Play in Academy history, ulVliss Alma Materf, Mr. Weaver, Mr. Ekes, and Miss Park deserve much praise for putting the show over the top. Jim Boss, Ann Penney, Doris Jacobs, and Louis Pirozzolo, in the usual order, were the duly elected officers of our junior year. Other activities that year included the Thanksgiving dance, the uTurkey Trot," and the traditional Junior Day with the Junior Prom in the evening. How grown-up we felt as we strutted around wearing those red and white ribbons on our shoulders. At last the day came when we were promoted to the exalted ranks of seniors. We began the year by electing the officers which appear on the opposite page. Things were rather quiet until February ll- when the Student Council Carnival was presented. Marty Kain and Pat Vreatt made a handsome couple as King and Queen, and Lou Pirozzolo displayed some hidden talents along the modeling line. A Senior Musicale to end all musicales was given by the Torch Business Staff. The uGay Nineties Revue," as it was called, starred the L'Bowery Boys," the 'Tloradora Flappersf, and John Knapp and his Lamplighters. Miss Park and Miss Van Duyn are to be thanked for their kind help with the program. 'T I The next big event was the Senior Play, '4Nothing But the Truthf, which star- red two members of our Junior Play cast, Shirley Havens and Beno Parlo. Mr. Col- ganis line coaching contributed greatly to the success of the performance. Broadway had better look to its laurels! . - ' ? ' I C. .- L, - Then, the crowning glory came with Senior Day! We paraded through the halls, looking extremely important. Our blue and white colors accompanied us, that evening, to the Senior Banquet and Prom, pointing out to the world that we were mighty seniors, not to be dealt with lightly! Soon this school and all our activities here are to become only memories. But no matter how far our paths may diverge in the future we will always remember with fondness our four years at E. F. A. and all they meant to us. il- 91- 94 To Miss Park and Mr. Ekes go the sincerest thanks of all seniors for their iri- valuable advice and assistance during the year. Ns ELIZABETH ADDABBO George Washington One like "Liz', is seldom seen, With faults so few and far between. Student Council 2. 'B l 'w AIKE Geo ashm G A A I! 4 Baslx tbal14 BE . J Q is we gton x If Qgyand quiet ust lijv :wil ' e, U. ta goin .if ' nd She .5 WE' ,df it-X DALE ANDERMAN George M. Diven Dale is always full of vim- Not even Shakespeare worries him. Intramural Basketball 3g Intramural Baseball 3. JAMES ANDRUS St. Casimir's He stalks the halls of our fair school, In search of fun and laughter. His mirth is heard from all around, And friends all follow after. Intramural Basketball 2, 3, 4. gb ,Wi . If RKQNNIAIH gfhruoigm. Hn " W' Xl Thomas Bggelier , e ., :mir 3 Q Hesihxlond, lirlieiy reallml giem, 1.5 Awliis isfhis motto: " Mercliez Xl Zerrirpwf' A XSruldeEEllQ5fnai1 1. NAOMI ANTOL Passaic, N. I. Naomi plans her futureg ,X I Of, at happy life shels sure. Q Yet if the order changes, f Her smile will still endure. Am.. IRVIN APPEL Norristown, Pa. One we'll long remember, And hold in high esteemg One who's neat and smiling, And always on the beam. GERALDINE ARNOLD n George Washington Outstanding, they say, Full of pep all the day. Friendly? You bet! None nicer welve met. Tri-Y lg Ushers' Club 4. RED - It I No. I1 fVeteranJ No mean chess player is our Fredg Choose him as a friend and you won't be misled. MARILYN BAKER St. Casimiris She's breezy and shels spryg Sure tlzere's mischief in her eye. Ushers' Club 4. JOYCE BALTIMORE Thomas K. Beecher She may be quiet and somewhat shy, But those who know her rate her high. Agora 4. BERTHA BARONE George M. Diven Not too quiet, not too gay, But a pleasant person in every way. Ushers' Club 4. X Q .s W - f' I ' . .,,.. N " 1. "I Vi ' r " 1 4- , .. .. f, A ...Wa .,., . ..e- , ,S ,. ig., giftggibl .Eh fi. " 1 TERESA BARONE '- 'Y .N A Q-, ' I fy vpz,-4'sy 1,..., 1: 11 2.-gy N ,gpg Lace ville Ps 53 2 f .Lf-.If " 13555 f'S'fYlEllH ""2.Q'Z..c3i,.if 45251332524 Y i K- - ,.-, 121' chair' M. .swf-faux! ggggggifvfintq, V ffftlr-fwmaf .1 ' .f f m ' . . ...:,...,a.fa-fr s . .fa..2g1.1fu'm- Althouglz. she's new to E. F. A., X -f'-- I ' - . ' K, , . ,-11- ,A V She wins more frienrls from day to I ., ,W -.L ig I day. Y' 'V , , rag: fi' gl.. . . A . Sift I H Jai " Y' . ef .. 4 'Z 'Q 41 9 ' :K- -.,. -.,::1 , .. . we JOHN BARROWS George Washington With his deft Jingers, yozfll agree, The finest of florists he will be. ff, 7 i SHIPSLEE ,BA OWS , - -r M rge Wa' iington C' will U Short anrl li ely, a .1 exic, s gall, Shirley is 1' gas-byfffyaiif, azz. Basketball gli' G.' A. A. 4g Ushers' Club 4. l ELLEN BAS ak K .PPI -dy Avenue Her .' .c has a hfelquty fare 3, .11 .er tlzeikjys heir Gfrzgers- rish e ' and rzifren re als asin to gthle "eye, I . A. A , 2, 3, gfffolrch Business 3 Staffg ndex 4g Stu-dieiht Council 3 Cai If 25 Ushers' Club 4-g Baseball lg X Csecil, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g Soc- Agoiling I. J SHIRLEY BAYLOR St. Cecelia's With cheery flisposition and twin- kling eyes, Behind her smile good humor lies. 'N .7 es ,MABGAQET BELIG 5- 'U M I-Ay Avenue Z' . M. . . .gifinrpis 596111 az A ,gfonr gentle' e her h .15 " N ggi. Maisie 1'oonQie's Miss Parl-z's ' ai .e, . I 'End thro h her KR? sheis amply , 25 525 Clee Cub I, 255, .r I, 2, 3, e:?.f5f3f1f- ff L- H inqfii, " .1221 Mr. f A EVELYN BENDER Puerto Rico g'She walks in beauty lilre the night Of clouclless climes and starry skiesg Ariel all thafs best of clark and bright Meet in her aspect anrl her eyes." Torch Editorial Staff. ANITA BENEDICT George M. Diven A lass most active, Vivacious and sweet, With :lark hair and eyes- So enticing to meet. G. A. A. 3, 4g Choir 3, 4-g Glee Club 4g Ushers, Club fTreasurerl 4-g Basketball 4g Torch Editorial Staff. EARLE BENED1QT ' i . A ,Thomas K. 'Beecher .lust a quiet lad is he, ,Except when his zlrztms he taps. Who can tell what' he may be- Krupais successor, perhaps. IDA BENJAMIN Ixlaverly, N. Y. Merry mairlen free from care, With sparkling eyes and wavy hair. ,ka K . AD ,fri EM W ,ET I 1 Rome, Pa. 13 Q ii yfotlh' t, basiftbatt wo, ,e ylw sport A yielll come throw, . V Iiitfwaskeiizillwfi, 2, 4: Im. Foot- ball 3. U If ,r t TERESA BERNABEI St. Anthony'S Sheis just fall of cheer anrl smilesg Many men caught by her wiles. Ushers' Club 4. 521 43 Stylus'-135 Ush 'Qlglilb 4. Y 2 " N I 0 cfs' JEAN ANNE BERRIGAN O 1 V' qxf' , N, 1 uf l St. Patrick's Ai ,U x Wy' ,XMLJ . . MAFGIE EDITH" BROWN 'V ' Pleaszng in manner, ready for fun, 'A 3 -f A ,ha fean's favorite phrase, ':Q,ot your 3 1 ii! , SIQYFHIH, P3-Ar I homework done? ' A Zjigim of blondmssv r,vf'f', Ushers' Club 4. Q tj fS0 Small antdxhpg-life, ' The peak of p1erfeetiqnT ' ' Many swains at-,help '- T1-iAEft.1,4 2g stgidenrf CQ 1- D. I , liiliior Playggl Cf A. Aly. iillclllforch ,L JAMES ., l,a x A Bnsinessftitfdffg Senior FPIEJ. . 'll f U N lglhf' 3-Slli n . I l' M Y r vllvllj ' ' ' ' A fm,:Q' ', K th spo '. . i . .-' etts I A Il ' 1 Wholu ks ,in f s ene, vo e than I-fa , us Glue gets, ma ogg- job is i aa.- 'Q b A Q E55 in G - bbegl 2. 3 v fy A ' A , J ES BURKHARDT I, ff'...ff ' st. ot a gr. 1- a 1 s- vt U A t ' M r Stu t Co 35 3 ff Sion il! I ln. x 4- sst. Spor . Ed. g orch 9 ghekf a job 50. 073351221 B S Staff- '5 I A AL hardtgs aways tliue.f? ' W IQQYU x nd yet lm? olrw gejjtig also true, .V ,.,,V ' ,: f l it ze a 'ebonaire f "" 26j'61TChA'stg3,f5lg"BIand 3g , g f E ys State 3,,aQif6r 3, 45 Octet 4g EDWARD BOOTH V Q1 , Prosceni 3C 4dfPres.Jg Vindex Hemi Avenue '5 5 ',VV, 5? ,xx A I .4 -Editor Torch. Y A A f ,Q He always takes things as they comeg K , , i A 'N Never worries and has lots of fun. X 'Gy f A 1 Intramural Basketball 3. I ',-, .- " ' 1 '." A A ,A LOUIS CACCIOTTI ' -I ln' , M' , . X "Louie the Russiari' returns in kind A A smile that's offered, and you won't , , 5 .,., . , . find . A friend more true in all mankind '12 A Than he, -for'his are ties that bind. A ' I : f, Torch Ed1tor1al Staff. WILLIAM BOWEN it-'-lv' sit f A George Washington 1 ' ,J fl' j -:-:. -f-v.' :A ALI., .tgsexf Aw' A 0 5 Happy-go-lucky and alwavs "hep," ..,. - "Ai A n . . ' Th 1 11' ll 11 'll . . A A555113 LALL5 ' A ougi es sma :es fu Of Pep , I if on l,,ff.P,f+,Qe01-g K mgton kg, I ,f q W conurzn A, 3 I '1., -. H 515:55 Q- J th .lense 'Irv anentw H A . ' " fl 'Q entian. ' N'l3owli 7 'she all 3, 45 -occer ig. if-EGeorge Nrzmven I '3?A,ya 1'gi2.iA 1 USHCE l 5 , F3 ' , ' 5,7 ,f ,K . . . . - . " Sf-In o be natural ' - . hen '5ou're naturally niege? ,, X , . Baynball tfstudenfiismmiiufl A Sgygk A. iiikigtylus--3. x ' . . 5 IM JOHN CAMPBELL l . r' Thomas K. Beecher uDorsey" is the name we see A --v-,4 5 On art that's good, we all agree. BAH AR OO A 'ALL M I .ky Ck' rgeglfuel-l ugton X Nevl' a worr ver a xl 'W r brow isi to ped by ilirizing hair. jg Tri-Y 1, 25 . A. ANNIE -Q choir 3, 3 Gle-ie Club 3, 4. K K , L BQ I, GSX A , f ' lx-be Corners GA NSN K JJ EI X ll 'itil '1 A rx f A 5 smi e- T QW li one so bright? 8 0 XX I t "- WILLIAM CAMPBELL George Washington Difficult problems he may face. But in a cockpit, Bill's an Mace." Student Council 2. TERESA CAPORICCIO - St. Anthony's A happy glance, a smile perchanceg These things do E.. F. A. enhance. ,, 'J,,,,.,L4'.F xg W 1 V if Ifvil ,U,1J,f,,' f it-l'l.Ju4JJiKlr! ' j. aljffjll f fe' I ,f sz' 1, ltfffsf 1 ,ff f CAR9l,XN,f.. ARRENTE 11, A , rfpgtl' My H, J Q fljffyeorfge' :Aas,l3i13gtt.ini"l' fi' .Bechejikf her bg1iutyf"ffv"' V , if Many men hear sigh , , 'f': sto-fa' ' Whtgtititbbyl fee liver outjjfoiitl 4. -As the bandfvmamhesfby. J' G..A A!3ggBdWling 35 Basketbiill 2, SQ H2664 Drum Majorette 3, 4gwMa2s4 ."au'ersH3g Glee Club 1, -xllshelts' I Cli1lyf?9.gfSenior Play. .,!"'f - .1 I MARY CARUSO George Washington ln Mexico sheid lilre to stay, And go 'round the world while on the way. SAM CASTELLINO St. Cecelia's Our lives must have their u s and d P owns, Or so the sages say, But Samfs, we're sure, is mostly ups, With him you laugh all day. CATHERINE CAVALLARO George Washingtoii A life of ease we'1l will to "Kate," For high upon our list she'll rate. .1 r 4 swf N . 4, X e K 'i ' i w -:xv Y Iiilufv . 1: -'PY Lfbf fra KJ f MARY CAVALUZZI St. Anthony's To make the most of every day: That is for me the only way. FRANK CHRISTOFARO St. Anthony's 'He leadsia life with humor fraught- His jokes by all his friends are sought. LOUIS CLARK George M. Diven A budding poet-happy ladg That we lrnow lzim we are glad. Wrestling 25 Biology Club 4g Cafe- teria 1, 2, Sg Student Council l. RICHARD COLEGROVE V George Washington He's often seen in "Buzz-Saws," And all around the town, His pals, so great in number, Tell us hels quite a clown. Int. Basketball 4. WILL AIC Q , ingto , l dziw Y f I ' ' 11,5 w-ont . elr -- 'ff i . , ,Q . . . .. A , -. B3 ' ne t ye here or I QA! ill 6 ' . .ll W tr, ff it we 4, do 4 ' 5' DONALD COLEMAN George M. Diven A driving halfback, "mighty mite," Whose way with women. is all right. A eager, too, hels known as KCat,,' And stars as well with the baseball bat. Football 1, 2, CVarsity 3, 415 Base- ball 1, 2, fVa1'sity 3, 455 Boxing l, 2, 45 Basketball 1, 2, fVarsity 3, 45. , ,, . , , A f, 7 -J L ,jL,,'75'f Ae,f1f?'.- C 77: 'Z fel 1 I 1. P596 Q, , Leu: Z ,C . 1 IL' , ' , - ff' ' 44 A X ffgg 4'i1f!'p'rw44J' 0 fd: If ANNA COLETTA - St. AnLliony's Secretarial work is the yield of her choice, All her future employers are sure to rejoice. TERESA COLETTA St. Anthony's The other half of this dynamic pair A beautician would be-she will ladies' hair. HEL N CONNOLLY Thomas K. Beecher V , f lovely I' ' tt aroundl 'fi' ' f eel ow. I s et . - Soccer 4, Tri-Y 1, 2, n ' X fi 1 It . 55 , 4 200 Ush 'sg G. A. A. 3, HAROLD COOK Parley Coburn HCookie', we know as a cager of merit. If success is forthcoming, hols sure to snare it. Varsity Baseball 3, 4: .IV Basket- ball 3, 4. MARION COOK Hopkins St. School She's lithe and graceful, And we are sure, A happy life She will secure. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g Soccer 4g G. A. A. 3, 43 Ushers' Club 4. ERMIL COPP Thomas K. Beecher She's a quiet, friendly girl, Much interested in sports, She favors baseball diamonds And basketball courts. Cinema 2. We new Coit? MARY LOU CORNWE L Georg . ington We know ull - . es lots of un, Faith ul 1 e f' es al zer work Never h.er 1 y does ze shirk. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 3 Bowling 1: Soccer 45 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4-5 Tri-Y 1, 2, 3g Ushers' Club 4. A winsome smile fo e eryone, ' f f I t - l l , D44-L 'GEN E C TLY . rn, . ff n blo, is mind in t g A dreamer of rpl s With a fond wf t ' Int. Basketba if , 2, 3, 4. . DONAL C TW- . Q ashingto11 .tn ough ,nay 5' , he's still called fi , gi. .erry m 13,gpk soon be for. gotten. Int. Basketbalig-fffg Int. Baseball 3, 4. LEWIS COUGHLIN SS. Peter K Paul's Throughout our years at E. F. A. His urit has lightened many a day. Int. Basketball 2, 3. ALICE CRAIG George Washington :'Fair Alicen has a heart of goldg Her path ahead is smooth, we're told. Vindex 3, 45 Glee Club 1g Choir I, 2, 3, 45 Junior Play. yscsl j,.flftfQ,! CHARLES CUMMINGS 7 M4 Henf y Avenue .2 Easy-going, full of glee, Another man with wings is he. Hi-Y 1g Torch Business Stall. . Al ll -Vw, - F . v NANCY' CUMMINGS ' Q Hen dy Avenue Dusty blond hair, perpetual gring Happy the people where Nancy has been.. , Vice Pres. Sophomore Classg Torch Editorial Staff. HAROLD CQLTHBERT fl... A if 4 l . ,'George'Y5la,shingtoi1 .i Hs2sffMickey" to t1ie.gif1s,'19gw limb, Y f And 'otherwzsefli-ex? "Hal":f No nwiiefvwtiiafeegvou call him., though, Hggffs 'sure to 'be your pal. , LQ" ,. f ,f ' . 1 PAUL 'ISEISEROTH M Q Geiarge Wasliiiigtoll .4 grin for every lad ' rw And three' for every lass. i' M' ANN DeLA Business Staff. CONGETTA DELLA ROCCO St. Anthony's We like her for her laughter sweet, And for her actions so discreet. Student Council 3, 4, G. A. A. 4g Soccer 4, Basketball 3, Ushers' Club 4. KEITH DENNISON George M. Diven Yozill know him by his hair so blaclcg For making friends he has a knack. HENRY DePRlM0 St. Anthony's A grinning lad who likes the sea- A carefree sailor he would be. MARIAN DIXON Thomas K. Beecher "Sandy" Dixon likes to sing, Success her future course will bring. Choir 2, 3, 43 Girls' Glee Club 2, 3, 4. RITA DOMBROSKI George Washington Being pleasant, to her, is meet, Knowing her, for us, a treat. G. A. A. 45 Ushers, Club 4, Basket- ball 4g Soccer 4, Torch Business Staff. SHIRLEY D'ONOFRIO George Washington Sweet, petite, always neat, Twinkling eyes and wings on her feet. ,' G. A. A. l, 4, Ushers' Club 45 Bowl- ing lg Basketball 1, 45 Soccer 45 Torch Business Staff. CARLYLE DRAKE George 'Washington His charm, easy-going, The flash of his smile, Is Carlis prescription For a life worthwhile. Football 1, 4g Torch Business Staff. RICHARD DRUM George M. Diven Though not inclined to make a stir, He's a friend most true, we all auer. I- K. PATRICIA DUNN Hen dy Avenue In studies not unhappy, Both work and play her rule, She pauses for enjoyment But remains n.obody's fool. Vice President Freshman Classy G. A. A. lg Vindex 4, Student Council 4g Torch Editorial Staff. FLORENCE EATON George Washington Pleasant, pretty, quiet, and sweet, Florence is surely hard to beat. Torch Business Staff. . - 1 ROSANNE EATON George Washington X Quiet on the outside, , Gay and impish within, ' - Sheis loyal to her friends -- Through both thick and thin. JOY EDNER Hendy Avenue She is not difficult to please, She can be silent as the trees. She has considerable talent to show As a glance at her sketches would let you know. G. A. A. Ig Student Council Ig Stylus 4g Vindex 45 orch Art Staff. My QQ. ' FRED EDWAEQ9 WD jijlieb y Avenue some can him frcadfztesj' Others, "Bunky,,' or "Fred", And whatever he does, He comes out ahead. Hi-Y I, 2, 3 CPres.Jg Torch Busi- ness Staff. T . ENHART A ,A St. Patrick's T is agile lad is known as 'cllenng e s rated with the best of men. cil 2, 3. 99 A Basketball. If3' ardent Coun- X si 220 I Wire New ' sr- -' 'ftp- f as xkgs i-f .f ' ":'C . A 'gfs ' 'v ,.-,,nf1 f.:, 11.55 ' 1 . eXv'.s:" vs 1-i ig .:- 0 222 i 1 as f' ' sri ' . .ss fii", 2'Efh2' 19-R ' S-Tessa: ,- Y - -f --.- :wa . -1-:..:.-as.. +::Q.E.? -'2. .- qv.. .'--H,--gs-9.-swrggsws'g - W i"gfs y .:s"' A S2951 ' . . s uv ss.,,1.,::':,zs .gs .. Q s Y at X y P 2 " New he .Q 0 ws fs ,ss S , , s ,Q A , X -- ff vA, . .H ,g,.x sg. ,fs 1 ,,. as :SWA fs s f. -15-s v -. .1 NI'-. 432 01 -f' 0 fs. 'A ' N'm, s. :f'gs,w. . 2 A It A 2 '-Jiifg' Kas 4 xx Qi v 'N Q .g, . sides .5 X Q .X , x 'Q vs 'X 5 if . 1 X gg sis 2 xx tt 5 hx is Q? X I sts? 1"" f -'.,, 1 ,V . M, ' . js s fn'-L 3 W f NEIL ELLIOTT George Washington Monsieur Elliott knows his stuf, He's one of ':Buzz-Saw'sn boys. The likes of his quick smile and wit The whole world much enjoys. BETTY JANE ESKELI Cohocton, N. Y. Though naive, and quick With her taste for satire, She keeps all her friends Who of her cannot tire. Ushers' Club 45 Torch Staff. Business iMARY FAHS George Washington Her unobtrusive 'friendliness 0'er us casts a spell. A secretary she would be- We know that she'll do well. Tri-Y lg Library Council I, 2. 3: C. A. A. 4-g Ushers' Club 4. CATHERINE FALLON SS. Peter and Paul's She is a maid of artless grace, Gentle of form and fair of face. ROSEMARY FARNHAM Thomas K. Beecher Forward, turn forward, O Time in thy flight, Please make the bell ring Before I recite. G. A. A. 4g Ushers' Club 4. NORMAN FIDELMAN Hendy Avenue Another jokester who makes us laugh But thinks and acts on our behalf. Wrestling 2, 3, 43 Int. Basketball 3. 43 Hi-Y 2, 3, 4 fPres.J. 1 LEN ORA FORD St. Patricl-:ls "A day for toil, an hour for sport, But for a friend, life is too shortf' Tri-Y 2, Agora 2, 3, 4g Ushers' Club 4. JOSEPH FORTE St. Anthony's There's time for sorrow, time for sadness, But right now's the time for glad- ness. lnt. Basketball 1, 2, Int. Football 2g Choir 2. ROBERT FORTE St. Anthony's A chubby fellow with a smile For everyone within a mile. His friends know him as quite a wit, And an artist, too, th.ey're quick to admit. BEVERLY FRALEIGH Thomas K. Beecher For four long years her naive charms These lowly halls have graced. How dark, how drear this school will be When they have been erased. Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4g Agora 4, Glee Club gg Ushers, Club 4, Torch Business taff. ' ESTHER FRAZIER George Washington Helpful, friendly, and denture- Estherls "tops," you may be sure. Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4g Cinema 1g Ushers, Club 45 Torch Business Staff. V MATTHEW FREDERTCKS Q y .g ' I ' I St. Casimir's l J " 1 il WAX handsome' face,,f-a manly chin, ,lf ,het-bladkflhair, a mischievous grin, tlltikscliool weirebsure he"d like to stay, ? Qljut heill"be a businessman some day. it l,-fl lug,-,Basketball 2, 3, Intl,Baseba,l1 ,fy . as rm. Football'3, fi, ,v 1 J " 2 . s J , Ci, ll' .. ,, X V, l , I N, 4 , , if fi I f.. ' I ig., asa W, . 4 .. Q , fvt I - 2- cies. ,. Y' K If I . i my M s l Q , i 1 Y- K 33553 f as H N E JS, ,fs wg, Sis Jak 4, die f I les?- 4 lm 252 X was 1 , I " 4, 3' 4 it I s of 1 Q5 T I , fro, ' X ,ve ts 'Jai' 1 , if . , I "1 .Q '- , ,-Z'-NYY! - - , ' -4 V w Q 1 c f .2 13 . jig s? 'Q . . -'-- V- 'wzfr"f1-1-1"' N s v . .,..,.. .. . ,. ..,.,., , ss, ' , 15: .,i, -. fs iz f X YW is 1 Pt 2 sf ffl X7 4 5, if 1 sf . A f 2' 1 9.5 N 'Q f 4 'ft M , if 52 E4 4' Q Qfji, ' by s if 4 if .-J 4 32 Ns 3 if be if . , Cttzqsi .s gy 'Q 5 04- -. .1 ...., ,, wig. ' ' iv Z an 1: 'Q r ...L aff ' RENA FREDERICKS George Washington Adways friendly, Shy and still. She conquers problems With a will. Library Council 2, 3, 4, Ushers, Club 4. ROCCO FREDO George Washington This handsome man we're sure you know, His spirits never quite fall low. Wheneler you hear a laugh so loud, Hels making merry with the crowd. Int. Basketball 2, 3, 4. sf-Z 0 , ,W deli! acl 'thee ,I ROB RENCH , Obl11'H "Fr ' ivens p our days With flashing wit and winning ways. RUTH FROHNE Thomas K. Beecher To study faithfully is her rule, But she has fun outside of school. Tri-Y 1, 2, G. A. A. 4g Ushers' Club 4. REGINA GALLAGHER Buffalo, Y. Small ani ?3lfisli,1,w f, if e' " . , Truly 'a friend, She'll stick by you ' " ' '92 To Ligand. . . f Agbrai 2, 3, 4g Choir 3, 43 Glee Chlb 3, 4, Ushers' Cluba4. V" "lf X JOHN CALVIN St. Patriclis When fortune calls with much to give, Youlll find him waiting there. His preparation has been sound, His future's bright and fair. Int. Baseball 3, 4, lnt. Basketball 4g Int. Football 4. W" I M,-5g5'jQI. '1'11'z. 2213 fl 4 .5 -.31l,QgQ'Y' 7,1 g 7 if f.. f 240 LOUISE GILBOY Scranton, Pa. Quiet, smiling, full of joy, Sheis a pal we all enjoy. Ushers, Club 4. 1 f BARBARA C ENN !4'Maytown, Pa. may smile qififlzht of fun, g 'lliycheerful luford to leveryane, 1, Helpful isqgslie, and eager to lies!!! What other qualities are betyffhhan , these? ' ilk' Student Council 1, 3, 4g Girls' Glee Club 1, 43 Vindex 4, Torch Business Staff. ' ,N 5 PATRICK GODWIN Catholic 'High This hoy's determined to succeed, He has the qualities he will need- His pluck and brain will pull him through, His wit and grin are assets, loo. JEANRORABOSKI ,ff ta ,xx .-,Q George lV1.!Diven at , f Her slender, charming grace, we know, Will win her many an ardent beau. Tri-Y 15 G. A. A513 Ushers, Club 4. ESTHER GRISWOLD Momroeton, Pa. Her kind and sympathetic heart Does goodness to her deeds impart. C. A. A. 4g Tri-Y 4g Volleyball 45 Softball 4. NORMAN GRISWOLD Parley Coburn His plans come off without a hitch- He never sleeps beside the switch. Anal those who know him don't deny He wishes most that he could fly. ':- 'A - 164319 , .-: .stefan f- .. , x A X . 1 s I 7 WS A f:1"2:-::?e.f".,f , . . W I wg Y if X A X X ,R ,- of' Q5 Q L,f'i'ftw" S , if x f ll f t t' is XX Mgr SH 91, !, . v 'ini Q hi s THEODORE HABLE Thomas K. Beecher On the basketball court Heis a shining light, For in this sport He takes great delight. Proscenium 2 fVice Pres.J 3: Biology 4, Int. Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Int. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Int. Foot- ball 1, 3. ss" A ' s ks f li ,K clk V, At , A , J - f George M. Diven ' 'lg Ill . 1. A A a n t i ' ace, Bu jesting als Lsht s place. Library Coun 1 3, Ushers' Club 4. S 59 fl Eflgtfzltttai JULIA HAMM Buffalo, N. Y, Music and dramatics, Dancing, having fun, These are fulie,s likes, we hear, Her dislikes, nearly none. , Tri-Y 24 G. A. A. 2g Junior Play Ig Vindex 3, 4g Torch Editorial Staff. PHILIP HAMMOND Hopkins Street A cheery grin, a quick ':hello," These things tell why we like him so. HAROLD HART St. Casimifs From Grieg to Gershwin He turns with ease, And either one His fans will please. Masquers 3, 4, Viudex 4 fCollec- tion Mgnlg Junior Play, Senior Play, Am. Legion Oratorical Cou- test 3, 4. ROBERT Bobs a -dy, a s .lla 5 's or's ev king He l s good base all, ' g ad- Our team can use his ck g. Dix B ve 0 Baseball 3, 4 fVarsit f BETTY HARTER Thomas K. Beecher Determined in her future life To better beauty's grace, Her skill will surely win for her An enviable place. Cinema 1, Ushers' Club 4. .JAMES HARTMAN Thomas K. Beecher Though bound to earth by worldly care, He'd rather be away up there W here skylarlfs rove and eagles fly, A-soaring through the deep blue shy. ROLAND HASKINS Hendy Avenue He finds a class boring At times, it is true, For he'd rather be soaring Above in the blue. Choir 2. SHIRLEY HAVIQNSff3'l .QU Us 5 YQ Wi G'le"orgg.,Ng,L' iven Senorita erfbrita U How ,H A Itls no w nd"fr' from yawr lZCg2a6fg.ii,"' Thzai ' glgigfrtd A eq tlgthiiib ,,r2QtZ.i1-ft' of,,AhlgA. 1, ,eel 4 Bahykball 2, 3, 4, Jiiiiior Playig Senidi'f:B'lay. if HARVEY HOLDEN ' . ,Hendy Avenue lfin, the art' of' fisticuifls, , Your hopes and talents--flies, ' .lust follow, Hilge's,fexarnple- 'He ,makes that' leather flyn , Boxingli, 2, 3, 4g Wrestling 2,f3, 4g , Int. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Vlarsity " Football" 3, 43 Varsity Baseball 3, 4. ,SHIRLEY Hoovisn j . George Washington Sliecasts her lot with the happy crowd, Her future is without a cloud. Tri-Y 1752. 1 o ,J I My , ff, ? "' mf. sn . 'J , Q Z S ,,k,, eaaae "' ,aww , . YW' I 1 '3 r' .ies . + A5-1"" .4 'wg .:,.-,?....i2, - V ff ini pf,-' 1 f! G59 4' J L, to F 'mv'- , ear ef Q I 1 . ,ff ' . 1 I1 He acts as e as ever he can For no one lt .es a sorrowful man fl- if :a,::.':: ld Y f i I ' 4 , M wx akfnbgwv G 15 7 ,Z I to , U 4 , My ' am , , f W Q, . 1 f ef Int. Bask tball 3, 4. ' YQ 6 ywfff' X '95, Q e 1 4 ff fl efcrifrt , 01 X74 1 f I fn j X if 4 I J' A , ,ff Z 1,1 , H , ga . W ei: Ki J ., r ta-fhimaa . 'i , Q 'gt,',.55V..3L,, ,123 1 lsgff :, , 'ft 3.16 5 ' 1 George as' ton brains, le's g the wit, r are n erou. his charms sure for Sa , we feel. 1, 2, St dent Council Soph. Class Pres. .Junior Playg Y 1, 2 fSec.J, 35 lindex 4 fBus. , 's I' -, f f f N, 'ffm f ef wt 43 v nf! ,, 'g Ag! 1 f' " e st , f 'wtf ,534 4 WXSZY aaegasaaaa V1 Ji-. 3 A i ev X?" 4' f 1 ,gf I t yi' at , 1 , fe ,, A 3 f fs. N ' x44. W f 2' fig f 26 54 Mt 'gf at 141 1-7 Q, is " fn " 9 my Q , we W, 'vp -.-1' "..,:f. - . .V -.E - -sf4..,.'.,.:f-Q4-Mlm... fda net: 1 M- ixwfl, ..., ,, . .,,,, . W., I :..t.,. ..,. ,. , ,.... . t fy P , r f y as 'A Q J f Q Mgrjg Senior Play SARAH HORW Z George Washington Zest and zeal beyond compare, Even when her friends despair. Glee Club 1, 25 Agora 2, 3, 4g Ushers' Club 45 Tri-Y 1, 2, Vindex 45 Torch Editorial Stall. .JOSEPH HUDZINSKI St. Casirnir's Sparkling eyes, wavy hair, Heart of gold? Sure, itis there. Int. Basketball 1, 2, 3. WILLIAM HULBERT St. Patrick's Though you look throughout the city, You won't find one quite so witty And so handsome. Donft you see? He's as friendly as can be. Int. Football 2, 3, 4, Int. Basketball 3, 4g Student Council 2, Torch Busi- ness Staff. SHIRL SLANDEP. A George Washington UQ., . on onit soon forget, Shg to worry or fret. .ra ..-e ,"' 'Nt ' - ' ' ?eWhas 4 -- "k,' ' I 'aww i. 07 CHARLOTTE HUYLER George Washington Dark, vivacious, pleasant too, "Char" will always goodness do. Ushers, Club 4. .IOHN HYSSONG f Frederick, Mardyland This Southern gent, although quite new ' f . We surely have adinired. , His friendliness is aptly shown ' By the pals-'he has acquired. Int. Football 3. DAVID ISZARD George Washington If they ask an able student, If they want a finer friend, Dave will fill prescriptions With good nature that he'll lend. Torch Editorial Staff. DORIS JACOBS Shenandoah, Pa. Her beautiful smile, Her winning way, Gain her rnore friends Day by day. Tri-Y lg Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4: Choir I, 2, 3, 4, Octet 4g Sec. of Junior Classg Sec. of Senior Classg Senior Playg Torch Business Stall. BEVERLY JACQUE George M. Diven Denture is she, quiet, shy, And with her charm she'll get by. Ushers' Club 4. 'll ' . I l If . I X A uw: City Iowa -fE9ihf hon ' r X n ue and a My 0 s xi n,er , ' ft S115 ubbl ' l th 5, her finger- 260 ti X np , ,Q V ,, l,Seni r lay, j,Busine Staffg Ch ' l ee a si ub 'Ch r4gGlee , , E , ' 1s,...,.t-'i- f.,5,gj.g3Q. I .. .'9 Q:-"f 5 :QW A., 5:1959 N", f,,y::,,:,s., ,, Q1 Yi' ' . Q .ar ' .- -P" 'V 'r::si'9:Q'1sggtiu" .. , . S' ggi . . . ' Q fum-7 5 e .f ,rs :. .X ' :' - ,A 1, er 5. ,N , wx PY t s 4 WN 9 P 1, T' 5 1 X t H.-:..., S Lu-':. io- .-w E" 5' ff X f- , t Lqrfp-11,3 , - NE- ., J MARTHA IANOWSKI George Washington Dark eyes and hair beyond compare, She never frets nor knows despair. Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4-g Choir 3, 4. N E GS rge M. Diven Quiet, r erved, always gay, She's our h rts in every way. ru MARTIN KAIN V St. Patrick's Life is a pleasure, Each new day a gain, When homework is football And the last name is Kain. Varsity Football 1, 2, 3, 4g Int. Bas- ketball I, 2, 3,-4g Int. Softball 1, 2, 3, 4. JEANNE KAY , George M. Diven Glistening hair, cheeks so pink, Of her we all the world do think. Agora 4, Masquers 45 Ushers' Club 4. ROSE KILLEEN Thomas K cher Whene'e see that ' lly green, We I of the Iri and Mis Km nm fy X' ilaxcfflifwfg HOWARD KIMBALL Elmira Heights An airplane pilot's life for him, His future surely isnit dim. Int. Football 4, Masquers 4. JEAN KISER George M. Diven She's pretty to walk with And witty to talk with. Library Council Ig Ushers' Club 4, Tri-Y 4g Torch Business Staff. CHARLES KLUGO "'L " -- .f ' St. Casimir's A cheerful face and al brilliant smile He carries with him all the while. He likes to roam through field and wood, ln hunting he's surely getting good. .IOI-IN KNAPP Thomas K. Beecher In jazz there is no skill he lacks, This wmadmanv on the tenor sax, No matter where he may have been, He's there when "all the cats join in " Choir 2, 3g Orchestra I, 2, 3, 4g Octet 4. VIRGINIA KUBINSKI George 'Washington lVe'll surely remember S'Ginny" For many and many a yearg Her cheerful smile, her laughter, And friendship so sincere. .TACK LAGONEGRO George Washington This fellow is often referred to as c:Lag,:: He loves nothing more than a humor- ous gag. "Student Council 4, Proscenium 2. ' xo Q ' , X 1 3 9 E' lj Q . IBEVERLYN rhboivy 4, 'pol OJ .lsgbrge M. Diven " thing oflflgg is a joy forgiljeg I s loveliness i creasesg ' wiv It will ever grass into nothingnessf, G , . . 2g Stylus Ig Torch Business Ji' , Z ' 2 Af 4:59--WFT-3-:, A. , A, sf, , fs I , f f xi X f gt Z-25 1 JAMES LARKIN St. Patricks He wonit be remembered for gump- tion or steam, But he'll always manage fo stay non the beam." Int. Basketball 2, 3. GERALD LEWIS St. Patricks xferryn loves to tell those jokes, His friendly manner pleases folks. Boxing I. ,- PA 'L LE ' rf' f f A U WFSH "5f3iQf' I V . ff A,-"' , ,1 , St, ,Patricks "-' i 1 z i - :fl , ,W.f"" ' ' ' - I- ,- VV, Iffxouf take about six feet 0125 height, A' fp 4 weep inrfngfigjn flayxpnd rrliglrff 2, 4 X J "..' '. Tp top,i't"of, that flamingjhead- 4, bf ' 'This fo fmala with yiyd our "Red" W In't,?B.si-ebgvllblh, 2g"Varsity Baseball' gf' I 3, 111-4f'I11f! Basketball I, 2, 3, 4: , 1, . gyywgg.-.51,e f'.- 1 7:25 K' H255 W 4. If K , IQ? ':: V' .il 4? iz . . ...W MARIE LILHOLT Hencly Avenue Marie's nierry life ivith no trouble's beset, V , ' j ' She keeps the boys guessing, but they won't forget. PATRICIA LILLEY . Thomas K. Beecher Paks the girl you see on the court d e' rx vhere else they play any rt. Algasx thal Wi, 4,3 Glee Club I, 24 , . - . 2, f'gXT,r,iY I, 2, Ushers' fix ELIZABETH LISI St. Patriclis The world may be dull, the clouds quite gray, But she sees sunshine anyway. G. A. A. 3, 4: Ushers, Club 4g Mus- quers 3. QW 1 l NA Cyl Mis 5 - fx 1 H y Avenue Sh s ie s of o orists ho Ja ni .on e re t 'hil she 'i ut flf' 5- , fy rea ly s e i sweet G. A. 5 B i i 3 Vi X 1 Ushe Cl b 4g orc itorial St . Q yyiui,iA1v9EoVELL jd X A " ' U Qeorge Washington ,Q , ' i J 11. ' 4 A Th' Billfs a 'ifrlhidly sort of guyg JJ Ofziuni-lie hasidglarge supply. 1 - f , r - j,:.,-if ,f l f , "W J , ' Jl , 'V f A..l p I 1 f LENA LUCCI George Washington Sheis full of fun, has a graceful air, Eyes like the sun, and long wavy hair. Ushers' Club 4. know Wgll head to toe. Lys' Staff. ANTOINETTE MADDALENA ' St. Anthony's Her beauty, we're sure, Must be known all around, She's popular, too, For her friends do abound. Student Council 35 Ushers' Club 4 CAsst. Head Usherj. LORETTA MAKOVITCH St. Casimir's Tall and slender, with rusty hair-g When fun's around, you'll find her there. Ushers' Club 4. ZQO Ml VICTOR MAKOVITCH St. Casimifs You will find him on the alleys, The gridiron and the court. Hels always rough and ready- Vic stars in every sport. Int. Baseball 1, 2, 3, Varsity 4g Var- sity Football 4, Bowling 3, 4, Int. Basketball 1, 2, JV 3, Varsity 4. FLORA MARCANTTONIO if I ' George Washington Eyes fthat sparkle and win her friends, 11 . , f Her eharmfing grace to all .she lends. Tni-Y 1, 2, G. A. A. 4g Ushers' Glub 4. fs, K-i , I QT NANCY M fucs 5 A . N - ii K Hendy Fl venue of re'co s, no he dis es out. and ich to take on jaunt to the G. A. A. 1, 2 fTrea .J 45. 1ndex lg Sophomore Class ecre, ryg Glee Club 1, 25 Choir , St ent Council 2. MARY MARTIN A . George M. Diven Mary can often be seen up at Grotto, 'gGetling fun out of life" we l-tnoufll' is her 77 jj ' ent Venu ' W Qwnlxy R - RT so A 1 X i f n .1 Bo 's a gn title ' g, ,e z on ge A , I or 2 ' ' 2 t Basketb 1 X un, x i 3, 45 Wr ng 1, , , -3 Varsity Baseball 3, 4, arsity o tb ll 3, 4. t t oflltlsetlb 1 Good n 6' r a ' tai ,Vg l 1' . . 1 l 1 l' lv 1 is 'x ', lf X ' FLOBQENCE .MAT1-Iizws. lx l fl - fc' Hendy,Avvlnne Sheisi fullfai pep! and puns!-"But Lfessonsare no fun," says she.Q iGL A. A.l2g 31-TLeas.J, 43 Masquers 3? Usheis' Club 4. 1 i X JACK MCCONNELL St. Cecelia's "Shaver" McConnell, a sportsman 1 first class, ' I His opponents look out when lie fades X for zz pass. 1 For .lack the weeks end none too , soon- l in ,s ., He sometimes quits on Friday noon. X K I lf: """ " ' '4' Freshman Class Treas.: lnt. Basket- X H , ' ,fi . ' V ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Im. Softball 1, 2, 31 Q 12 Varsity Football 2, 3, 4: Varsity 's f ' Vi I Baseball 3, 4. l "'l ' ROBERT MCDONALD 4,t., 4 Thomas K. Beecher EQ, Bob has intentions: K y Or so we are told, Of living the life of ' 'ff .'., f . . . . -1-A2123 .,,,,.. I A S111 f Q fe 01 ' " Q ' if i i l J ff t'll ill -. D M, ll. Q 2. W5 X. fy , ' Nrbf ,gf 1 l x jf ,if i f , I ' .. NIARGAREQ ieANJrylfll , ,el X f ' , A ' X. 1 " lOsw go, Newifibrlg ,f Rd ,Hj1ll,5l, gay, eggrlfuzz 0,5 ful., , gi 1 tlfeggyls alzbalys ony tlliefirun. M , ' X, - . G. A, A315 Tril'U1fQ,,3E, LChoii59-1 ti ,f W liG1ee,l' l11lQ,lZ Ushers'!jQf,l.ub 4l,1 If s my . lfl'Jl yt . .ft ,r i J 1 .J "' M J. r 'Eff fit! EDMUND MCGARRELL l , 5 if A" George Wasliiiigtoii A priceless gift to E. F. A. His zest for life not new, Sportsman, student, and a friend Who is both kind and true. Int. Basketball 1, 2, 35 Int. Softball 2, 3g Varsity Baseball 3, 45 Senior Class Treasurer. ROSE ALICE MCINERNEY St. Patrick's She's nicknamed MR-osie"5 for lzer career Slie'd like to model clothes, we hear. Glee Club 35 Masquers fVice Pres.J 35 Vindex 3, 4. , I A T C ,si f J I ' ' i- Meo 'ge M. Diven X eloo s' f:,lfaM!0.Af ffl' i " Pi ars"a froug V ' ' 'M' ii res - f- ' do ,f ,,.. , - 'W Z2 9' , ,KI I ' Oir , 3, Elle A l, 2, 3, I S d 'ouncil '45 Vindex 4: . 1,l?-,345 Torch Business .4 if 1 iff PATRICIA MCNAMARA George Washington Blitlze and blond, friendly too, Sedately quiet, ever true. C. A, A. l, 25 Tri-Y 25 Agora 4. MARY MEADE George Washington Without a single worry, Her course so straight and trueg Maryis will can triumph- Wfe know slzelll ne'er be blue. Tri-Y 15 Ushers' Club 4. l Rose MARIE ME' ofsrtrfi-ll s K. Beecher ,sfrf eauty slr has in rn apfeme ies nd ilieable per ect 3 J Pres J Ushers Club 1? 1 . S A it - ' .see .A f " x 2 h oi' -5 ee Club 25 Ia , . 5 i 4 , ! A ltwt BETTY MERRILL Thomas Beecher A lover of sports, Any kind will do- Sl1e'll set a course Botli straight and true. G. A. A. 2, 45 Tri-Y 15 Ushers' Club 4. GLENN MESSENGER Thomas K. Beecher Quietly moving tlirougli life's ebb and flow, Glenn makes his way witliout fuss- ing or show. Int. Football 2, 35 Int. Baseball I, 35 Hi-Y 15 Glee Club 1. EVE STA MILLER George 'Washington Smiles sweetly, dresses neatly, Always thinks and acts discreetly. Student Council 35 Ushers' Club 45 Torch Editorial Staff. 029 U . A VIVIAN MILLER George M. Diven Good cheer we know she much prefers, Friendliness is also hers. Tri-Y 1. WALTER MILLSPAUGH George M. Diven Infectious grins are his chief stock irv' trade, In the U. S. Marines his hopes are laid. JOSEPHINE MONITELLO St. Anthony's An office worker "Jon would be- Efficient, too, we all agree. ROBERT MOORE Carr's Corners His impish grin, so often seen, Is ample proof that he's not mean. RITA MOSS George Washington The bell has rhitg and class begun, The halls, devoid of a mutter, And here comes "Mossy" whizzing along, , ' She's late a d all a-flutter. G. A. A. 1, , 43 Tri-Y 1, 2, Torch Business Staff, Agora 2, 3, 4, Vin- dex 1, 2, 4. fig JA S MUCC St. Patriek's " U " keep you in stitches, , - , er! blue. Q w t 6, 'Wfn ya fre with him you can t if 300 ln . Baski by all 1, 2. . ,V ,..., xvu, ' .. 1. K '- A ,... 1 e , .. N l s I New Q 7 X , ,t-' -'- 'rar-' f ,tw , 5, - Q N X ' f s R , H 'Z-Yr r 1 z fs X b 1 X , J 4 Mb 1 ,QQ --,ya fy : ,g ., . fy f f3211'2.:?is5 ' ' L "- k. rg t f 3, -- fl Seams 2- f.: :t A va .ffzia .V 3' . 1 -'fs f4.,1gt,g::-rs::1'::rs2 .1, '- , 3 ' f .:- 2 " r 1 M Mrs, , t , X g gi .1 s r X 2. 4 if -. -. .seg ,sf 1 la X Y -t S' X f gt t . Q Q2 DS -Gfrfmlzls-'-:-',fxf3,-:- ,- I, - v':'?Vv 'fl skis-H ka'--afwva-Q Q sbgqognbhsvfrg :fx-14.--:.Rv'f:k:a:+'f.?1f, . :- R:-.'v:,:,ww' JOANNE MUCCI St. Anthony's Shyest smile ever, Sparkling dark eyes. .loanne leaves behind her Praises and sighs. Student Council 2, Ushers, Club 4. 1 L ' eor ' 1V rsati e is an a rf . uperb, o ack sto ff' nor worry .tsturbt Stylu reas.l, - QV es.J, 3 fPre . , 45 Tri-Y 1, 2 reas.J. I Rose MARIE o , - fi a JAMES MURPHY 7 N' 7 ' ' George Washington A cage star is 4'Murph" , ' Who ,great height doth own. Throughout E. F. A. His blond- locks are known. Int. Basketball 1, 2. ROBERT MURRAY George Washington Long and lanky, thatched with red, We know Rob will get ahead. Int. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g lnt. Soft- ball l, 2,f3, 4, Student Council 1, 3. X1 ALEXANDER MUSTICO Q wg, George Washington I Xe Y? Slight and wiry, pep to burn, Full of fun as you will learn, " A pal to all, with friendly grin, iw gg E, You'll always feel at home with him. ,X ',,, Int. Basketball 2, 3, Int. Softball 2, 2. ,1 -,. ' , , WIL R N NA,G E W, , Z: ,-', , s "" fl ' FI Geogaqlashington ld His ri r y answ r S. - Y o l w seek time- 1 . lose who ve s rio ip ' .' X' Sink 1 ave f n eal V l ' e. 1 Int a t a ' 2, 3,c1S,Mi oir 2, ' Int. ball 1, 2, 3, , opho?'K Clas reasurer. QW 4 aehiag .V f?ff:2iI3:: SHIRLEY NEIDERBERGER George M. Diven Subtle charm and poise has sheg A nurse we hear she'd like to be. Student Council lg Ushers' Club 4. f 'JQAN NEwjiALLf Y ' A ' George Washington S.. 'Henjpersevering spirit Wilflead loan ne'er' to failg ' Throu h li e's most knotty' roblems e f . , P Y. glfith speed and ease she'll sail. Tri-Y 3 4-g Ushers' Club 45 Torch Businesshgtafff N HARRY NICHOLSON St. Patrick'S This "Nick" is known for spreading mirthg His friends all recognize his worth. Int. Basketball 2, 33 Int. Football 4. MARION NILES Hencly Avenue Her disposition is winning and sweet, Very few people with her can com- pete. Stylus 1, 2, 34 Glee Club 4. MARY NISSLER George Washington Mary's happy and she's short, Chewing gum is her favorite sport. Library Council lg Ushers' Club 4g Agora 4. ZELDA OBLER Thomas K. Beecher 'cThe reason. firm, the temperate will, Endurance, foresight, strength and skill." Agora 2, 3, 4 fPres.Jg Torch Edi- torial Staffg Ushers' Club 4. ,,,,. , Z .,,, 2fW.,8 .tat ,. ..,:,, ,,,....., s2:f,1f+' ,, ! .,. . 5 5 V 1 JOHN O'CONNOR St. Patrick's This Irish lad, by friends called iCRed:S! Would be a policeman-he'll get ahead. Int. Basketball 2, 35 Int. Football 4. JEAN CYDANIELS George Washington Good at sports, lots of fun, Jean is liked by everyone. Ushers' Club 4. BARBARA OLDS ' George M. Diven Is it her spirit or is it her style That makes time spent with Barbara so very worthwhile? Stylus lg Ushers' Club 4. ROBERT O'NEILL George Washington "Corky" is an artist fineg In future life he's sure to shine. Stylus 2. ,MM He make dsjor you. JV Football 3, rs1t,f f' CAR O Geo ge Washingto r ad ins r , ho com 4' ay: S a sport a ugh and trou z. With shi , 'l ' D, n. football Play, be f JOHN PALLADINO George Washingtoli Boxing for fohn is in sport the last worclg He likes engineering, or so we have heard. Boxing 2, 3, 4. i 320 CAROLINA PALMIERI George Washington 11's the little things shejs said And the little things she's done That have made her known and liked By her friends and everyone. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Choir 3, 45 Ushers' Club 45 Tri-Y 3, 4 fPres.l 1 Masquers 45 Torch Business Staff. FABIAN PARLO George Washington Twinkling eyes, a catching laugh Will lead you to this funster's fold, For "Beno's" personality Shows off his heart of gold. Torch Business Staffg Junior Play: Senior Play. DONALD PARRY George Wasliiiigtoii Hdppy-go-lucky, a carefree clown, Always a grin, never a frown. He's rated tops where'er he goes, Youlll see: what ':Parry Saysi' he knows. Int. Basketball 1, 2, JV 3, Varsity 45 Boys,-State 35 Masquers 4, Student Council 45 Vindex 3, 4 fSports Ed.J 5 Junior Playg Senior Playg Torch Editorial Staff. HELEN PAUL George M. Diven Quiet and reserved, Yet willing to share Anyone's troubles ,Most anywhere. Cafeteria 3, 4. PETER PECCHIO George Washington This wiry lad a wrestler is, Good cheer and bubbling mirth are S P +5-I 1 5 f' im 1 6 V ff 71 'GY' P .- 4 0 . X. er M. X fr X , : .-'-- Q E ,X .,,., ,, ,. -,XX 25, , ' ' 'fli.:f.. A 'R . xh - N Q' IZ 4 . A 'Vw N Wt e A .Y 4 34' ,K 4 N, r I I -. . 2 1 .F in News . :Q ,WQ:,,,, ,fs A, riffs-fig - .sf W L 6 tt w , . eg'-1,15 .A :'.YIii.'4 ,:.: -- 'ff-Eff ' ..:gf5gf'- I S i 3.5 fl f. 2- .,,,.,,- , . I ,Q ' 3-1: ' Y: ii? Q 0 ' X , . -'EE ' Q: ef? I ' " 1. 'Il' .1 QT" 3: S- ef A - :I 'V like em ::.E5j3:: :. Q :5.fg,jQ:..5Z-5 1- ii Eg-is Q ' .5a3fi::,Ee, "" .-fi"'i-I . A ' in :iq ' f K l -ww Lf-M his- ..-.. : 1,-5-f A S F Wrestling 3, 4. 1 4 " V' , x.-v . ANN PENNEY ming' "" it 5 'l' "t' George Washington A., Our Sophomore queen, a cheerleader ' "-r P+? . toog I fax T " The .lunior Play's Nfessiefi applaud- TT, . ed by youg 5 5 Y A Q,-7 Activities? Many. Regrets? Few. E I 'X 'T if A life of success she will e'er follow through. ' Cheerleaders, Club 45 Treas. Fresh- man Classg Vice Pres. Junior Classg Glee Club Treas. 1, 2, 3, Vice Pres. 45 Choir 2, 3 fTreas.J' 45 Octet 45 Junior Playg Co-Business Manager Torch. Awww ,1 ' . DOROTHY PETERSON George M. Diven Dorothy is quiet, reserved and smil- zngg Her ways are really most beguiling. Ushers' Club 4. ELIZABETH PIECUCH St. Casimir's Always busy as a bee- More like Betty we would be. Sheis always glad to help to the end, And ne'er forgets that youire her friend. Ushers' Club 4 fHead Usherl 5 Masquers 45 Tri-Y 4g Biology Club 45 Vindex 4. GENEVIEVE PIECUCH St. Casimir's "Ginny" has long and wavy locks, Friends all follow her in flocks. LOUIS PIROZZOLO George Washington lf football makes a debut On Heauerfs great white way, You'll surely hear from. i'Louie,'5 He's bound to save the day. Vaisity Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Int. Basketball 1, 2, 3: Boxing 3, 4: Wrestling 3, 43 Proscenium 25 Treas. Junior Class: Pres. Senior Class: Torch Business Staff. THOMAS POLIDORI Thomas K. Beecher 'iSmall Tom" towers o'er us all- His lwearfs as big as he is tall. BETTY POWERS Thomas K. Beecher Her talents manyg failures fewg !Vursing's the work sheid like to do. , e ' NV. s .. J " 1, f W 5 GLORIA PRATT George M. Diven Busy? Always. Talk? No need. Gloria makes us all take heed. SHIRLEY PROPER George Washington Shirley now an actress is And soon will be a nurse, May all her life successful be And naught for her adverse. Library Council I, 2 fSec.D, 3 fVice Pres.J, 4g Student Council I, 4g Tri-Y 4g Torch Business Staff, Mas- quers CSec.J 4g Ushers' Club 4. af. , .,i, A . . f. JV" Mfg. ' -' r I 'ri 1 2, lg :'. wh , in 'Fifa 2 dfmeflv-.' f 'fi '99' "if J . ' " f ,nf-2.2! - 15, ,i :H 5 5" I . FZ? .-,. "ft ' .+ ..,.. HELEN PTASZEK , St. Casimir's aa. A tiny mite A i' W ith so ft, blond hair, Nor have a care. ,, " "v . c , , , ROBERT RARRICK SS. Peter and Paul's His constant good humor is greatly admiredg Weire sure his success will be quick- ly acquired. ROBERTA REED I ' 'Hammondsport, N. Y. HI-Ier eyes as stars of Twilight fair, Like Twilightftpo, her dusky hair, But all things else abouf From May-time and the cheerful Dawnf' ' Tri-Y 1. ' ' HARRIS REES Hencly Avenue His drivingis a riot, But, please, don't you try it! Int. Football 4g Band 1, 2, 3, 4. ri ,ig EMILY RENSHAW Thomas K. Beecher I fear not loss, I hope for gain, I envy none, I none disdain. Tri-Y 1, 2, 3 fPres.J, 4, Agora 45 Vindex 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4. MARY JOAN RIFF E St. Cecelia's Always jumping, on the go, She has no time for gloom or woe. lv Torch Business Staff. ' .- , ,- x14-3' J 1 . sp, , .-. ,J 'J - . .- ix- I - LJ ,V 15AfrHLEE+N ROJI-IDE, A jiyf U, 'H ' I SS.l',fete1' anrlylfalulils K" A. ,Q .fl -.--.1541 S. 5,4 A pre-tty eglieeh -with lblizigg, dark Her happy srniilel- rnakes lhe'-,wlorld more :fgirff ' ,Taxa ' Tri-Y 'l"g'i"Vindex+,l,iff : G.rxl5xs,iAhi,:3Qgf J Library Cana' 24, ,eigaeciuse 21, Cho1r 2g J Masqueigsl 2, 33, ffgslf, Ushers, Club 4. f' 'i g ' 1 ANNA ROMANI St. Anthony's "Silence is golden," The saying goes, Anna believes it, As everyone knows. MARY ,JANE ROSE gi f' f' "X Farley Coburn So competent and quiet, With grace and poise serene, Impressive is her kindness, Her earnestness no scheme. Glee Club 2, 3, 4g Torch Business Staff. JAMES ROSS Perrysburg, Ohio Among our firsts is one you' know, A lad from northern 0-hi-0. In higher math ,lim is supreme, He edits well and boosts a team. Int. Basketball Ig JV Basketball 2, 3g Varsity Basketball 4g Pres. Junior Class, Choir 2, 3, 4g Student Council 4 fPres.Jg Boys' State 3g Vindex 3, 4 fCo-Ed.J 5 Torch Editorial Staff. ,y PAUL ROWE George Washington He wants to be a doctor, He also drives like mad. Look out! ,lump quick! lt's he! It's who? Paul Rowe's the lad. Hi4Y 35 Biology Club 3, 4, Torch Business Staff. MARY RULLO George M. Diven "Cheer and good will doth she send, A true and loving, loyal friend." EDWIN RUTSKI George Washington Do you desire sharp taste in clothes? ,lust contact Ed, the man who knows. 5 1 LENA SAVINO K St. Anthony's Smilinfg, cheerful, industrious, too, Nursing work she'd like to da. Trf'Y L, 2, 3, 4 crfeasq 4 Vindex 4, Ushers' Club 4, Torch Editorial Staff. ' ' f ' I! fl 1 s 'Lb UW f1!'lfj!J an a, o , , cbxizw 1 - , . fs :EW 1 v . :. . , .,.. ,552 ' i, f - reg , uw , ,V ,, .,.,.. . . mfs. - ,, Q., ' -f 4'1-2r:1a::::a-z:s::2-1 f :vu-5.5:'-'. :rr-V. V -' 59 .91 , -, 1.-12 as . ., ,,., , , .,., .ss ..,.. . .,. , , V k. . - I ,.,,, . Q . . .361 N '--s f .4 iff 4, - 'mf::'N Qwaqggv-' WMC .ess 4 f my N- an ., H. -was , . e , ,shake , gwqifta '? 3' .W W 1 'mu X. was gl ,, wif i 2f,ff3yf,f'f W. My -.gs , ' . 1? xmii- . 'Wim , .M mx Q t Q ' X , ... . , X f , 4 1 . 4' 0 U s. JJ ' .A ,J 1- 1' ' ' . 1 . f"' fr!!! QW ff , I1 up ff . " LJ? ,L ,le ' , , . fwf'JOAN ,lr ff l ,Y rf . fl li "J "9 . St. Patri'Cilc7s7 .j .- ,fqllf Il J I, l, -' 'fa rf V,,ffjoa','3v1i'girly zoserpvlise e f Tl t'she'll sacceedtth ' s no doub fp, .' pf ,L I.. , , ' -wWzth,wit and cifiarm-fygsr yjvyjh fr, ff for 1 'lf' 'f' it 1 fl' 1' t X, olrgrnadingyfrriep, 5 sz.e,has-ailjfratr. f 'Senior glass P esidenti f 5 , -1 ,tv f J , ,P-, jf . , nf ,A 1 , 1 , ' ol? ' M fl!!! , 1 ' ', sg n 7 1' i" J' Ui! 'iq X - Ui f .ffl V W' H ' fr ' fic!! 1 ' ' 1 ..... , .. . lv .11 . f 1 ' ,.... 5 ef' I,-dv A2511 Cyl! l ' fl! ,RONALDSCHROCK 32-5.57 4 . . .. I':2.5Ef'.5::f,.::'55 Le If Ronnzeis ambition concerns the sky, , fb A He'll be a mechanic to help people Q, - 1, fy L A H '- s . , ' 3 fn: -f:iii'7k'4- u-:M:5:9A9 .E-1' 4 - i '- NATALIE SCHWARTZ George Washington So cheerful, always laughing, She has that pep and hght. "Nat" can never lose her charm, We know her future's bright. Stylus 1, 2 fVice Pres.l 5 G. A. A. 1, 2, 35 Student Council 3, 4 fVice Presb, Vindex 1, 2, 3, 4 CFeature Ed.Dg Ushers' Club 45 Torch Busi- ness Staff. THERESA SEBURA St. Casimir's This happy little maiden Is known for irnpish pranks, But ne,er will she let down A friend who on her banks. Ushers' Club 4. MARY ANN SEMSK1 St. Cecelia's Slender and tall, she moves through the hall With a greeting glad and a smile for all. Basketball 4, G. A. A. 45 Glee Club l. RAYMOND SHEPARDSON George Washington Now science, math, and English, too, Are favorites with Ray, Yet lze takes time to be your friend Each and every day. Inr.bBasketba1l 1, 2, 3, Hi-Y 3, 41 int. Softball 3, Biology Club 3, 4: Torch Business Staff. PEARL SHOEMAKER George M. Diven Gentle, mild, sweet and kind, Are her attributes of mind. MICHAEL SKORDYNSKI George M. Diven Mike's a sportsman, through and through, Sports his ambition in college, too. Varsity Football 3, 43 lnt. Basket- ball l, 2, JV 3g lnt. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. ANITA SMITH George Washington By her spryness and red hair You will know her anywhere. Glee Club 2, 3, 4g Choir 2, 3, 4g Student Council 35 G. A. A. 4g Basketball 4. ROBERT SMITH George Washington "Sm.itty,s,' smiling face we see Wherever fun is found, His love of jokes and repartee Are famous all around. RICHARD SNOVER George M. Diven Of fun and frolic he's a sourceg Radio work his future course. JUNE SOUTHARD Thomas A. Edison A gregarious gal who's full of steam, Her beauty provokes many a dream.. Glee Club I, 2, 3, 45 Choir I, 2, 3, 4.. 5 ANNA sow. ' St. Casimiiis She never speaks till spoken to, She never makes a fuss. A host of friends our Anna has- She's liked by all of us. MARIA SPALLONE . An ho is Maria's full fun. ant im, y Quick as light ' fr in e gym, You can't tell . sle may 1 7 She has a waylo tar ling you. Y Basketball 25 G. . Q 2 l'.Vice- ' .D Ushers' Club 4. K "mix it -e It N - ' 1-:gil'E:'1'1Yfa. ' ,. , Ml, ,-3 ' -- . ..s::-::,,f- 1. ., ,.. . . , ,,.,,, . .i f-'iff' .4 ' . . i .Wg tililff 'I 'E 9, f X 4 f w- YQ fxyrg as K Ji : '-f:::-'-'V . sw, .t -- 1 G i Q A o 3 Qt C f ,Q I 1 .2253 - if. S , 2-ssfr-G2-Mzifzvsvvsz-:. A 5 -V1 ff , 'w Q , V. MARY FRANCES SPALLONE,,f George Washington Her slender sweetness, beauty rare, Accompany her athletic flair. Ushers' Club 4, G. A. A. 2, 3, 44 Basketball 3, 4. DUANE SPRAGUE 1 , Hendy Avenue This black-haired, easy-going boy By friends is often called '4LeRoy." Int. Football 2, 3, 4. ROBERT STEPHAN Atglen, Pa. Bob's a real fellow Whose blue eyes are sublime, And with his charming manner He makes friends in no time. LEONARD STENBERG George Washington Many a wonderful time may be found When Leorfs in the center with friends all around. Torch Business Staff. JAMES STOCKER George Washington Editorials, dummies, proofs and such He busily works on, but not so much That he spends no time on other things, Like baseball and dancing and songs he sings. Int. Basketball 3, 45 Int. Softball 3, 45 Choir 3, 45 Vindex 3 fNews Ed.J , 4 fCo-Ed.l, Boys' State 3g Junior Play, Senior Playg Torch Editorial Staff. MARTHA STODDARD Beaver Dams, N. Y. For Martha there are fine predic- tions- On her success are no restrictions. Badminton I, 2: Softball 2, 3, Soc- cer 4g Basketball 3, 45 Volleyball 2, 3. 03 U Hendy Avenue This h rs ma fo es, in truth, 360 abou d And fim spreads them all around. Wrest ' 2, 3. ALAN STOW ' K George Washington His unassuming manner iAnd quiet brand of mirth Are outward indications Of Alan's real worth. CHARLES SULLIVAN St. Cecelials Life for Chuck is easy and free- For him itis merely one grand spree. When Duty calls he'll never shirk Although he has an allergy to work. Student Council 3, 4. DAVID SULLIVAN Hendy Avenue A potentate at "Buzz-Saw,s" On whom you can rely. He likes to take it easyg We think hels one right guy. Int. Basketball 1, 3. jf tt DONQBDQSULLWAN l - bin: orgggygs ington ite -lietrs r thledris 1, ' Wzfglgllo mfhew ti. l QM e tlailf f e 'yt ' ' W .ebsy he7lL.sjcef2Ld. Band As . ROBERT SULLIVAN SS Peter and Paul's Last, but not least, of the Sullivan four, This fellow has talent and friends galore. .Eve f Nl :sv R I . it A - f, ......,- . ...V . . " , 'v rf . . f -:Jr .1 . 2 , ' 1 . . A 6,451 5 ' 'ik' Tis. I - . ,gf vjy js-1 , .- ' . f ' .,: ' - W 5 QA 2 . MARY TANAKA George Washington Her joyful manner makes us sure, That she'll make good and success secure. t 1 iff 5- 1- . ffllw If ' I x ' l f r- , . . ll Q Iilr V' J! iw, . ,'f1lVIARilIHA TEETER x' 27 lv Hendy Avenue !,. I JF 1 u JA 'LUIf,L'lS'0 lialrjdj to equal, Agsinile as bright as day, ,Her enxefgetic way of life Has dividends to pay. Vindex 3, 45 Choir 4-g Junior Playg f WK I flfwgexfwwi Co-Editor Torch. Q, A! X . haw 'U r 5 M ro? E LLI I ff 1 Lv Y , :'Sweet personality, Full of rascalityf' Ushers' Club 4. ANN TERPOLILLI George Washington Her grin is quite impish, her manner not shy, Yet she gains many friends without even, a try. TrifY3, 4g Ushers' Club 4. M- VIS 'LFEIRY ' We W in ton gat y tl o the ls she gcc ., er au .er m. g od wi 5'- Stylus I, ' dex t Q- dent Council ' orch E - Staff. EDWARD THATCHER George Washixigtoxi ':Ed's" a jokester--a good one, toog His grin and laugh won't let you be blue. WINSTON TINKER George Washington Those knit suspenders, Windsor knots, Sharp ties with stripes or polka- dots, He's at his best when thus attired- Guitar and all, heis much admired. Torch Business Staff. ARDATH TOMPKINS George Washington "Smile at trouble, Be happy and free, For the bright side of life Is the best for me!', Library Council 2. YVONNE TOOLE Geneva, N. Y. So deft are her fingers, This artist vivacious! And she's also a lady With a charm most gracious. Stylus 1, 2, 3, Glee Club 3, 45 Choir 3, 4. HAROLD TREU Hendy Avenue Hal does never hurry, Nor sit up late to cram, Nor have the blues, nor worry- Yet he passes his exams. Int. Basketball 3g Choir 1. lf, H ll, .. F- 1, 1, ' ' . .fill 'lg I , r , 5: , M .,!!' , 1. V Jig- .,.'f :ig . E, Q' NN it LI , gl I' I I . f i ., vsiil s aughte' s tiles, frt n wt p toog gg ,l e th Lgs Joyce wi wr you.- Qff 2, sin A Vlua 4. , 1? ' , deb' A . Qi J lV1"'M!r'r. . fy- "' I if E, , Jil' if ' ,' ' f" IJQANNE VANFORDER 5, ji, ' George Washington, 9' ' J Her ,fran-loving Inagure is a treg' Ure, The' surest way of giving! 0 1,6-TS pleasure. ,, W ' cue filrib 1, 2,1 , gl, fclibif 1, 2, 3,.4g Torch Busines Staiif. - v f' N, P5 , 6 , . I s I I - .,-s.-.5 4 f J 2' ,,,,.9 1 . . A 5 aw, , 1 Z, if - ' I E25-iq gig aff Rat fy? ,. f . 'V 'J stwlif' - Ai ,, , ,,:, 3 f Q J' . f A I, f We 15 ' THERESA VERBANIC 4 St. Cecelia's Coal black hair'and friendly eyes, Leaving behind her envious sighs. Student Council 1, 2, 3. PATRICIA VREATT George Washiimgtoli Our carnival queen, a whiz on skates, With all of us she really rates. A friendly smile-cheerleader too, When Pat,s around we're never blue. Cheerleaders' Club 4, Choir 1, 2, 3 fTreas.J, 4-g Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Torch Business Staff. ' V WILLIAM WALL - 'TI Y-gfwsa , Xfiexorge Washington inuteslaredull when Bill's aroan ., y -A ' 'Anclenionotonous-mohnents are never ,f jound. ,Oo , -,. lf 'f ' ,gl 7 D Y is sf 1 . J, JAMES WHIPPLE Erin, N. Y. Reserved in manner, makes no show, Yet he is friendly, as you know. ELYIZABETH WILLEY . George Washington 1 Always madly dashing With dark eyes ever flashing, Always happy and on the ga, She has no time for useless woe. Tri-Y 1, 2, 3 CSec.J, 4g Glee Club 1, 45 Choir 2, 3, 11-Q" Torch Business Staff. MAXINE WILLIAMS Although she's shy and rather new, Maxine's a friend wh,0,s always true. gp 037 380 ROBERT WILLIAMSON George Washington Lively and quick, this blond guy is known For humor and friendliness-both are oft shown. JOHN WISNIEWSKI St. Casimir's He's full of vim and vigor, Although he is quite short, We know you all must like him For he's a very good sport. JOSEPH WOJTYNA George M, Diven Here we present our number one gremlin c'Babs," who comes from the land of the Kremlin. HAROLD WOLFE George Washington With blond, wavy hair And a gleam in his eye, One can easily guess Where his interests lie. Octet 45 Senior Play. ELLA WOODARD George M. Diven 'cMy tongue within my lips I reign, For who talks much must talk in vainf, GERTRUDE YOHEY Horseheads, N. Y. Let not her quiet ways Disillusion you, Once she is your friend She is always true. Glee Club 1, 24 Tri-Y 2, 3, 4g Band 3, 4: Ushers' Club 4. . :mt ,. ., .Ma 'nf -Niizgr. , E '-III .'.- .,.i i isis. ::.r'.-. Jin, -R' Va ,.,,,,,.1...t , V -'-' ,,,-.,-, 0 411. . , v ,,i.'.t, hx.. K 5 .v 'YW .5 X' 4 R 4 'Q 4 ,E W Y Y5 R ,fi vw rs 5 1 3.525 X 48 Q 1. . .. ug, A Q 'Q 72.5 ,Z , W if t 2,4 -Mfr- ,Q .-te. ff N W . 6 , I . 4--,: f"" Q i . w 1 If W s Q ,gba ,g f' za, ,S 2 , ' sg' g. , ..,, ,,.x AS It is .. . br-fi.. ,i.,r.4-,E i -- . 9:-1 i fi .. ..,. -.1 " - " 10 -. 1 -V If - 5:13, A EE .f -s.g,3,- 1: E s 5 As., W , gg: , ' 14 'pm - -,:..jf,--4 Q: ,. .1 R Qs ,,s.pq, , I .fl 4' YA,-: . ' f - ' N 11 E -553, 311 ,E , Qfzfrsgxf-1? ' 41055-. :Zig . 1' ., CATHERINE ZUBRISKI George M. Diven Big brown eyes, Shining black hair, Pearly teeth, "It" to spare. Library Council 1. JOHN ZURES Geor I' ash gt Sport fo him ll - rei , ,rw-' A brand f: 'o : is fa I ' dream. t. Q rsity 113 4' resh A-"' ass. 'a ft A , '9 I1 Bas e , Va asker ba 4 I1 3- 'e' , I , , , 1 1 X I VETERANS JAMES HILLMAN GEORGE MCCANN JAMES MINAHAN ROBERT WHITTIER 5' -'-- ' . ' Q.,-.v ae.. ,M I Y , -' 1 s. v ri ' U -, ' t3f,'fi:!5:ki'.f,-:1'- :4: , 19 ,V vrs: 5555g,gw, 3,1 Qi- 65:4 . ' 1 3 A5 -P225 ,CR-':':Ifi'.'q'V ' 249' .::gQ.m:g2,Rt- - .Rei 532 Senior Class Will We, the august and privileged characters of the 1941-7 Senior Class, will, whether or not you want us to, leave this list of legacies to those who remain behind as we depart from this institution of higher learning. Our first ten provisions are made for those who tread closely in our footsteps, the Juniors. 1. To Polly Marks and Dan Krouse, the tardy duo of Rita Moss and John Zures bequeath their cross- indexed file of teacheris signatures, plus four cartons each ofiexcuse blanks, hall passes, and detained slips. 2. Harold Hart has decided to leave his histrionic facting, that isl talents to genial Gene Cesari. '3. Paul Rowe transfers to any needy geometry or drafting student his unexcelled abilities, namely those of drawing circles and straight lines with ruler and Compasses, respectively. 4. Hack Hyssong gives outright his wonderful drawl to that sultry Southern siren, Suzanne Joyce. 5. Nash-driver Bill Nagle passes on his fender- denting abilities to a fellow Nash-driver, l'Lenny" Shepard. 6. Louis 'Towers Model" Pirozzolo is leasing his clothes-horse talents to Marilyn Sutter. 7. Sam Horwitz has expressed his desire to turn over all Hnancial accounts residing in his care to Bob Owens, providing the latter learns to add. 8. Don Coleman and Jack McConnell leave those end runs and line plunges to Bill Tryon and Ken Rogers. 9. Vic Makovitch bequeaths his exemplary conduct in study-hall and library to Chuck Mashanic, who has a flying start already. 10. Louis Clark deeds his poetic license to Carmine Dandrea. CThis provision is subject to revocation if Carmine cannot think up a rhyme for Hsilverul. You lower classes come in for a share of the loot, too, so donlt worry, we'll get around to you. 1. To the Freshmen, we Seniors offer this bit of tried and true advice: Take long steps to preserve your shoe leather, and peer over the tops of your specs as often as possible to save optical wear and tear. 2. To the Sophomores goes a more concrete legacy. Room 317, formerly vacant, has been equipped with a concealed bar, easy chairs, and the latest comic books. lt's yours, Sophomores, as soon as you can eject us from II. Oh yes, here's a few bequests made out to the teachers. Letis see what they are. 1. To Mr. Schwenkler goes a beautiful vest pocket calculator to keep track of how many times he has told us to "get that." 2. To Mr. Colgan we leave a genuine Siamese white elephant, complete with native princess, to add to his desk collection. 3. For Mrs. Hutchinson we have constructed a chalk box with a concealed mousetrap so that her chalk will be safe from Mr. Weaver's raids. 4. Mr. Weaver gets a year's supply of same so that he won't get his fingers caught, 5. Lastly, Mrs. Stewart and Mrs. Munson get a thousand page collection of crossword puzzles, complete with answers. Oh happy day! As a final post-script, may we leave a nickel-plated crochet hook and our best wishes to those princes among janitors, Mr. Andy Koval and Mr. Claude MDOCW Kittle. I J Signed, sealed and delivered this 29th day of May, SENIOR CLASS or 1947. 039 "N0thing But The Truth" .3 MR. JOHN COLGAN BUSINESS STAFF Managers-Sam Horwitz, Beth Willey, Jim Betts. Stage Manager-James Burkhardt. Senior Play uNothing But the Truthf' by James Montgomery, was pre- sented on May 22 by the Senior Class. The production consti- tuted another triumph in Mr. Colgan's long line of successful plays. Gwen Ralston gives Bob Bennett 310,000 to invest. He claims he can double it. Through a series of mixups, the 310,000 was doubled, a charity received 3120,000, and Bob has to tell the truth for twenty-four hours. After he has insulted everyone fsimply by telling them the honest truthl , the twenty-four hours finally run out and, by lying with great facility, he manages to soothe all rufiled dispositions in time for a happy ending. Robert Bennett ....... E. M. Ralston .......... Dick Donnelly ............. Clarence Van Dusen Bishop Doran ............... Gwendolyn Ralston .... Mrs. E. M. Ralston ...i. Ethel Clark .............. Mable Jackson .... Sable Jackson ....... Martha ............... CAST Fabian Parlo . Donald Parry James Stocker Harold Wolfe Harold Hart Shirley Havens Shirley Proper Doris Jacobs .........Ma1'ilyn Jancla Marie Brown Carolyn Carpenter Seated - B 1- o W n, W olfe Craig, Jando, Parlo Car penter. Standing - Proper, Hart, Stocker, Jacobs, Pzurv JC-' Utlzer Clauea unior To properly begin our first year as upper- classrnen we chose Carmine Dandrea to serve as president, Loretta Daly as vice president, Mary Crawford as secretary, and Donald Murphy as treasurer. For our first activity we leased the Academy's Moonbeam Room, decorated it appropriately, hired Dick Hamlin 81 Corn- pany, and presented the 'cwishbone Whirl,' on the evening before Thanksgiving. The Student Council Carnival corona- tion saw us represented by William Tryon and ,lean Drake, both of Whom discharged their duties as attendants with skill and polish. lf' A X nfl I -r Class We got the jump on the future by order- ing our class rings this year, so we would have them for our debut as seniors. W'e also changed the design on them. Of course, the last and most impressive event on our schedule was Junior Day. With our red and white ribbons promin- ently displayed, we displaced the mighty seniors ffor one day, at leastj as the most important people on the face of the earth. An in the evening we trouped en masse to our own Junior Prom. A Our sincerest thanks go to Miss Martin and Mr. Donelson. Their understanding and wise counsel were greatly appreciated. MR. EMORY DONELSON, Miss DOROTHY MARTIN '- -f-'- WM-' vw-F-my-, ...W-. gf ..-..-A-, an-.1 .M ,..- .. ww A . , , .,. - , . .. .. , CLAYTON HUEY, JEANNE NICARDLE, JOHN SAIA, LOLA BROWN Sophomore Under the Wise leadership of Clayton Huey, Lola Brown, Jeanne McArdle and John Saia, serving as president, vice presi- dent, secretary, and treasurer, respectively, we sailed through our second year in high school with speed and ease. Our class was represented at the Student Council Carnival by Sophie Zawko and Richard Olney. gl Class On May 17 we presented a Sophomore Dance in the E. F. A. gymnasium. This impressive evening ended our activities for the year. We wish to express our apprecia- tion to Mrs. Holger and Mr. Parry for their advice and interest in our class. With- out their help we should not have had such an easy path. MR. SILAS PARRY, MRS. CAROLYN BOLGER SHIRLEY SHAFFER, ANTHONY FUSARE, RICHARD Ross, JENNYLEE Rossurs Freshman We must confess that for a few weeks at the beginning of the year, we were a little bewildered. After we had become fairly well oriented, we chose our officers: Richard Ross, president, Shirley Shaffer, vice president, ,lennylee Roberts, secretaryg and Anthony Fusare, treasurer. With this capable quartet in the lead, We felt ready for anything. Next we proceeded to select Mr. Shep- herd and Miss MacNamara for advisers. Class Our most sincere thanks go to both of them for their patient and skillful guidance. At the Student Council Carnival, our class was represented by Martha Steele and Robert Butler, who served as attendants to the king and queen. The main event of our calendar was the May Dance, held on May 3rd. With this gala affair we concluded 'a very pleasant year at E. F. A., and We are looking for- ward to three more years as enjoyable as this one has been. SCI-1001. CALENDAR SEPTEMBER JANUARY 3. Back to school-well dig that tan! 1. Happy New Year-my achin' head. 7. What? Book store runs short of chemistry 2. Here we are again-that didn't last long. books. 6. Report cards-Nice of them to hold these 18. Vindex "Stop signsi' plague students. things off until now. 22-23. Vindex Pep assembly - this high pressure 7. Bingo North edges Academy 44-42. stuH . . . 10. Big game of the year, E. F. A. rooters cash-in 27. Lew Thrasher, master magician performs for as Southside is squelched 48-39, Iayvees win Vindex subscribers-Fm glad I bought it after fog, all. 11. Hornell takes the fresh wind from Academy 28. Elmira trounces Scranton, 19-0, in season Sails-win 52-36, opener-orchids to our new coaching combina- 17, Vestal outshoots Academy 49.37, tion-Botnick, Mullins and Wiplier. OCTOBER 5. What a team-Elmira 27, Ithaca 0. Five-weeks tests-nice try-next time. 11. Pep Assembly-cheer leaders, football songs, pep talks-real spirit shown. D. E. dance at the Langwell with Dick Flight. 12. Auburn visits Elmira-walks off with 41-O victory-well anyhow it was raining out and our teams had some injuries and . . . 14. Vincent Lopez plays at the Armory. 21. Class Officers announced-"Louie" to lead class of '47. 18. T eachers, convention-no school-'lWhy donit they do it more often?" 19. Another triumph, Elmira 13-Syracuse 7. 25. Lambda Chi Dance-L'Harvest Moon Ball"- use that mistletoe. 26 Tri-Y-Hi-Y hold the "Black Cat Prowlf' 31 Be good-nThe goblins friding in dark blue Fordsl will get you if you don't watch out." NOVEMBER 2 E. H. S. gains moral victory in its 14-14 dead- lock with Endicott. 6 Sigmond Spaeth, tune detective, provides top- flight entertainment for assembly. 8 Torch staff announced by A. A. S.-Jim and Martha have their work cut out for them. 9 Elmira takes another scalp-comes from be- hind to beat Johnson City 12-6. 11 Armistice Day. 16. Highly successful grid season ends with win number two over Ithaca, 32-0. Johnny Long plays for Firemanis Ball, And a uhubba-hubba time was had by all." 19 Basketball practice in full tilt-4 Varsity letter- men return. 21 First Academy melodrama, l'The Fatal Neck- lacef, presented by Masquers. Audience was practically rolling in aisles. 25 Usher's skating party at Grotto-Oh, my aching posterior! 27 4'Wishbone Whirlw presented by .luniors in E. F. A. gym-Hamlin gives out with the rhythm. DECEMBER 4 Cheer leading club formed-more pep for our cage tilts. 5 .limmy Dorsey at Armory. 6 Bad start for cagers, .lohnson City 55-Academy 47. 9 Torch salesmen are turned loose on school- come on kids, only one dollar down! 10 Small town boys make good, Heights 44- Academy 39. 12 "Doc" Hart takes E. F. A. oratory honors- keep it up "Doc"! 13 Betty Piecuch chosen for D. A. R. award. E. F. A. quint takes first win at Endicott 30-26. 16 Five Weeks' Tests-Christmas presents for all fhalb 18-19. Music Department gives annual pageant-nice job, Miss Park. 20 Vindex 8-page Christmas issue-i'1'ell me, was your name spelled right?" Giants from Central trim EFA 60-29-"this is all over my headlv l 21 No more teachers, no more books-until Ian. 2, that is. 25 Merry Christmas-thanks Santa, thanks Mom. "KE" Christmas Dance-off my toe buddy! 31 Slippery roads-take it easy-donit '5mix" :em 48 0 with icefi 18. 24. 27 NROTC candidates take aptitude test-duuhhh. Home quint makes comeback-beats Corning North 53-37. Ithaca ekes out 36-33 win. Regents week begins-Personally I'm 'cBoard of Regents." 31. Monotonous isn't it-,lohnson City 59-EFA 36. FEBRUARY 1. Dick Flight plays for A. Zfs "Groundhog Hug." 4. Miss Collar tells seniors about employment agency-but welre too busy with our school work, Miss Collar. Swamped by U. E. 58-28. 7. EFA goes down fighting to Central, 53-35. 8. Scouts take over city offices - Here's your chance fellows. 11. Student Council Carnival-Marty and Pat don regal garb. 12. A welcome rest-Lincoln's birthday. 14. But valentine-you still rate with me. Bingo North wins again. 18. Ushers' Hoedown. 22. Academy-ites sweep crosstown series - best Southsiders 48-22. 28. Senior Musical scores hit- Miss Scopes announces resignation. Vestal takes 33-32 cage struggle. MARCH 1. In like a lion. 3. Five weeks tests begin-I feel more like a lamb. 7. A rough season ends roughly, Ithaca 58 E. F. A. 29-Next Year Fellasl 13. Upperclassmen are nsent" by ancient song nhitsv and musical instruments in Assembly. 15. Teentimer show with Lionel Hampton and Cordon MacRae causes big stir. Local models catch the eyes. 24. Boxing and wrestling begins. 26. Would-be Bacalls and Bogarts try out for Senior Play 'iNothing but the Truth." APRIL 1 .... Fool. Wrestling finals. 2. HEI-So-Low" spreads fantastic yarns. Boxing finals. 3. 1500 Book-lovers vacate classes for ten short days. 5. Lamb-D. E. Easter Dance-HWarm isnit itf, 12. Elliott Lawrence packs ,em in at the Armory. 14. Next to last Five-weeks' tests greet sleepy-eyed returning students. 15. Track and Baseball drills begin-You say you run the mile in 20 minutes flat? 19. Little Theater's "Kiss and Tellw scores hit. MAY 1. Band Assembly. Scholarship tests. 3. Frosh throw dance-give them NA" for effort. 17. Sophs follow suit-these "youngsters'i have considerable night life, eh! 19. Final five weeks, test-make 'em good. 21. Assembly on railroad safety-no more walking the rails boys. 22. "Nothing but the Truthi' rolls ,em in the aisles. 29. It's a great day for the seniors-Whereis my rubber stamp? 30. Decoration Day-our last rest before the final grind. IUNE 12. Finals-The beginning of the end. 25. Commencement. 2 an 5, 681 ,I fx Q xg 2 I flgom ' ' .......A Zelda Obler Prestdertt ............ Vice President ...... ...... M ary Crawford .... Betty Lou Gear , 'i Treasurer ...... ....... A nn Crawford Mas. CAROLYN M. BoLcEn Secretary .......... This year Agora has again increased its membership, which now stands at twenty-six. The club has 'ust com leted a ver en'o able ear. J P Y J Y Y Club members assembled at Rossi's Tearoom for an initiation dinner one evening last fall. This was the club's first major activity of the year. Meetings were held regularly throughout the season. Various subjects were discussed at these meetings, although no formal debates were conducted. In March a banquet was held at the Langwell Hotel. It was very well attended and constituted the final important event on the club schedule. All Agora members wish to thank Mrs. Bolger for her helpful advice and guidance, so freely and unselfishly given. I Nissler, Beyler, Steiner VVall, Gallagher, Wilbur. Seated on couch - Rang ford, A. Crawford., Gear Canfield. Standing - Prokop, Stolotf wold. Fraleiffh Burch Moss. Horwitz, Kennedy Seated on door - Fidelmau, strom, Obler, M. Craw- v McNamara, WVood, Rerni Shaw, Ford, Kay, Gris- Seated - Clark, Dandi-ea, Platt. Standing-Roessel, Shepard son, McLeod, Norton, Ces ari, Barlow, Decker, Jan kowski, Fitzgerald, Boyd Piper, Pottinger. The Academy's Biology Club is constantly growing, as is shown by this yearjs increase in mem- bership to seventeen. Participation is limited to students who have passed their biology Regents or are maintaining an average of 85 percent or better, in the subject. Meetings are held on Tuesdays in Room 303. The club has had interesting discussions on anatomy, allergies, dissection, hypnotism, and other subjects. Motion pictures on cancer were shown during one meeting. At the Student Council Carnival, club members held the ice cream concession. There was also a club party which was very successful. ln the fall the club toured the iiltration plant and learned about our water purification system. Mr. Gorman gave a lecture on the same topic. Early in the spring they made a trip through the Hoff- man Nurseries. Club members want to express their thanks to Miss 0'Connor for her interest and assistance throughout the year. Pre-'iiderll ................. ....... C armine Dandrea Vice President ...,,,..... ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, D avid Plan Secretary-Treasurer ..... .,,,,, P atricia Lindau Librarian .................... ........ I ohn Barlow Miss MARGARET O,CONNOR 1 , iv' 5' "7 sz, 1 Ml ,, . , . .. 'M ... . , ,q,.m?.,.,,. .u ,..,,.,,, Y. ...,..2 'PN 2 ' iii? - . . , ..,. 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'f vm- 'f' ' "4' Yw'W--:.- Mr- - M eat- 'f , - - - A 3 .4-R... .,,, . .,.. ,Q 520 Wee The Cheerleaders, Club was organized this year to provide training for future cheerleaders. Other objectives include procuring more support for our teams and promoting better sportsmanship. This yearis activities centered mostly around football and basketball games. A pep assembly was held before each important home game at which new cheers were introduced and old ones improved. Club members sold refreshments during basketball games. The thanks of all Cheerleaders' Club members go to their adviser, Miss Sprague. Her under- standing supervision aided the development of the club immensely. President ........,., ..... N larilyn ,landa Vice President ,..., ...... P at Malanoski Secretary ......... .... . lean McCarthy Treasurer ..... ..., P atty Vreatt I T Miss MARION SPRAGUE First row-Stepanian, Gill- ette, Augustine, Comfort, D'Onofrio, Marks, B. Col- lins, Rangstrom, M. F. Spallone, Basler, Marc- Antonio, Dombr-oski, Kos- micki, Malone, Callabreese, Brown, Jones. Second row - A. Reed, Brown, Cornwell, Roessel, Farnham, Lilley, Edie, Ed- ner, M. Spallone, Rohde, G. Lisi, Mathews, Wall, Kubinski, Blandford, Tay- lor. Third r o W - Cliristastie, Cook, E. Lisi, Granger, Hyssong, Tompkins, Sulli- van, Feeny, Summers, Kel- ly, Manning, McNamara, Boyd, D. Collins, Christie. Fourth row-Connelly, Aik- en, Fraleigh, F1-ohne, Zim- mer, Loveland, Kinner, Roberts, Griswold, Car- penter, Strong, Schwenk- ler, Mackey, Grableski. This year the Girls, Athletic Association sponsored several interclass sports tournaments for their main activity. Soccer, badminton, softball, ping pong, and basketball were played. ln addition, a series of class basketball games was played with Southside. Those girls who earned sufiicient points during the year will receive their letters, as per custom. Members also sent away for some blue and white caps, which you have doubtless seen floating around the Academy's halls. The club members' thanks go to Miss Sprague and Miss Van Duyn for their unfailing assistance and guidance throughout the year. , President ............. ............. Shirley Barrows V Vice President Mary Frances Spallone , Secretary ., ........ ......... N ancy Rangstrom , Treasurer .... ..... B arhura Collins - V 920 2" . - .:-w, ,,,. r-f I ' . , Miss MARGUERITE VAN DUYN - , 40 low, Saia., Keagle. '-:-"- -1- Dan Muccigrosso. der-lip, Sherwood, Miller Fowler, Bloom. Alpha Chapter of Boys' Hi-Y had an especially active and successful year during 19416-1947. ln November five members of the group attended a Hi-Y conference at Binghamton, and in De- cember the president, Norman Fidelman, represented the chapter at the state Hi-Y conference in Albany. Club activities included several swimming parties, a dance, and a banquet. A basketball team was formed by some of the members. Several prominent Elrnirans spoke at club meetings. The members of Hi-Y all wish to thank Mr. William Shaffer, their adviser, for his kind assistance throughout the year. President ....,...... Vice President ..... Secretary ........ Treasurer ....... Hiflf Norman Fidelman John Barlow Norman LaFond Bradford Prolcop X. .,f ADVISER MR. WILLIAM SI-IAFFER Seated U- Bruce, Johnson, O,BT16H, Fidelman, Bar- Middle - 0'Hen-on, Krause, Bevilacqua, Knopf, Buk- owski, Beechie, Robbins, Ross, Van Patten, Prokop, Back - Don Muecigrosso, La. Fond, Simpson, Van- 1 ADVISERS Y' Teens M155 MARY ALEXANDER M155 ADA Wx-:sr FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE SENIOR-JUNIOR Y-TEEN Y-TEEN President .................. Marilyn Miller, President ............., Carolina Palmieri Secretary-Treasurer .... Noreen Jones Vice President Carmela De Stefano Secretary .................. Eunice Loveland Treasurer ........................ Lena Savino Program Chairman ...... Beth Willey The Academy has two Y-Teen Clubs: the Freshman-Sophomore Y-Teen and the ,lunior-Senior Y-Teen. They are part of the Younger Department of the Y. W. C. A. and unite in many of their activ- ities. I Among the clubs, principal activities in the past year were suppers, skating parties, and dances. They also had a fish pond at the Student Council Carnival and sent five delegates to the Y-Teen Mid- winter Conference at Utica, in February. Discussion groups and programs aid club members in promoting better citizenship and more thorough understanding of the precepts of personal and social conduct. To Miss West and Miss Alexander the Y -Teen club members wish to express their most sincere thanks for their thoughtful assistance and friendship throughout the past year. First row-Savino, DeSte- fano, Palmieri, Barone, Jones. Second row-Stanton, Rees- 1 R b' A W"l1 K's- se , o inson, 1 ey, 1 er, Newhall. Third row- Sharp, Bowen, Luttrell, Terpolilli, And- rus, Granger, Loveland. Fourth row-Loveland, John- son, Griswold, Piecuch, Proper, Renshaxv, Frazier, Lomison. Library Council President ............ .......... S hirley Proper Vice President ..... ........ F rances Waltmaxi Secretary .........,.. ........ B arbara Sekella Miss ELIZABETH ELDREDGE The girls of the Library Council have the responsibility of helping their classmates find refer- ence material and select good reading matter. They also check books in and out and collect fines on overdue books. Although usually busy returning slips to study halls or mending torn books, these girls occasionally visit the Steele Memorial Library to observe procedures there. While aiding her friends in the library, the cflunior Librarian" also betters herself by becoming familiar with many books. At Library Council meetings, held every Tuesday, the girls learn more about library work from Miss Elizabeth Elclredge, their capable adviser. ! ffl, 5 N-f ,M- Seated on floor -- Cornell Lagonegro, Brown. Seated on couch-Reed, Se kella, Proper, Waltman Saravullo. Standing-Surace, B. Ham mond, J. Hammond, Me halic, Eldredge, Palmieri Fredericks, Schultz, Lev anduski. MH 3a l S Masquers President ,,,,,.,...., ...... B etty Burch Vice President ...... ............. l dat Wood Secrelgry ,,,,,,,,,,,, ..... S lllfley PFODCI' Miss BETTY PARK Treasurer ...,.. ------- H 0bHrlB11fCh Masquers Dramatic Club has always been one of the largest in the Academy, this year was no exception. The club has just completed one of its most successful seasons. y A bit of old fashioned melodrama, entitled 4cThe Fatal Neclclacefi was the clubls first presentation. Its cast included Sam Losito, Lorraine Keyworth, Don Parry, Joanne Butters, and Catherine Miller. Shirley Proper and Carol Palmieri directed the production, which was given as an assembly program. The Academy entry in the Little Theatre Play Contest was a one-act comedy called MSham.', Production by Masquers, the play had a cast of four: Harold Hart, Eugene Cesari, Marilyn Janda, and Tom Stowell. Other club activities this year were a party held at the Burch home and operation of the hot dog concession at the Student Council Carnival. To Miss Park go the praise and heartfelt thanks of all the group for her kind aid and guidance. First row-Henuessey, Los- ito, Cesari, H. Burch, B. Burch, Wood, Proper, Blash, Evans, Surace. Second row-Butters, Key- worth, Miller, Parry Dart, A. Crawford, Blood M: Crawford, Gear, Pal- mxeri, Piecuch. 1 1 Third ro W - Reywinkle Griswold, Schultz, Wil- bur, Pottirxger, Prokop Nexvman, Greenough, La- varis, Roessel, Basler. Fourth row-Danflrea, Platt, Oontento, Robibero, Vis- e1l1, Beyler, Kay, Grace WVallasin, Stenberg. 1 Proscenium ADVISER Ma. JOHN I. Brno President ,.................... ...... ,l ames Burkhardt Secretary-Treasurer ...... ........ C harles Caswell The Proscenium Club is one of the Academyis least known but most active organizations. Although the club has been in existence for only a little more than two years, its members have designed and constructed stage sets for eight major productions. This year's included the Christmas program, the nGay Nineties Revuefi and '4Nothing But the Truth? Proscenium Club members are also responsible for backstage Work and lights during assembly programs. Mr. Donald Waite, founder and original adviser of the group left the Elmira school system this year. Mr. John -I. Byrd, who replaced Mr. Waite as drafting instructor, took over the duties of Pro- scenium Club adviser. Under his capable direction the club has progressed far toward becoming a permanent organization in the Academy. if . ff ' if Seated-Caswell, J. Burk hardt, Cesari, D. Burk hardt. Standing - Close, Norton Jessup, Shaw, Norwood Peake, Hoffman, Stem merman, Orme. b ' Christastie, Davis, Proper. First row-Steele, Roberts, Mathews, Brown, J. Ross, Schwartz, Owens, Potting- er, Hart, Bogart. Second row-Sullivan, Deck- er, Lagonegro, Ford, Todd, R. Ross, Van Ben Coten, Butts, Penney, Baltimore, Jacobs. Third 'row - Stemmerman, Hentz, Batroney, Schmidt, Parry, Terry, Bender, Fourth row - Robinson, Joyce, Lofstrom, Howe, Dunn, Glenn, Wingert lgoppleton, Scott, McCar- 15 Y. 1 Activity was the keyword in this yearis Student Council. Its members put through several major projects and laid plans for many more. Early in the year a college catalog file was established in the library. Council oH'icers wrote to dozens of colleges and universities all over the country to procure these catalogs. ln November several Student Council members attended a conference at Johnson City. There they participated in discussions concerning Council activities and procedures. At the Carnival, held in February, Marty Kain and Patty Vreatt were crowned king and queen, amid the applause of attendants and audience. A dance in the gym followed, at which several hundred Academy-ites tripped the light fantastic, A proposal was made to change the school hours. Students and teachers were given an oppor- tunity to vote on the question, the former approved it by more than four to one, while the latter opposed the measure nearly three to two. The change may be instituted next year. Other plans for the future include the purchase of an electric basketball scoreboard and cheerleaders' uniforms, as well as the establishment of a varsity lettermen's club. Dr. He1mkamp's cooperation and advice, so essential to the groupis success, is greatly appreciated by all Council members. President .............. ................. J ames Ross Vice President ........ ....... N atalie Schwartz Secretary ........... ........ I anet Pottinger Treasurer .... ..... R obert Owens Student Council DR. ALBERT B. HELMKAMP ' ' ' 11. 1- -, .A ..V, .. . , ,,, Seated. - Edner, Warner Eiler. Standing - Muccigrosso Harm, Catlin, Luce, Park er, Guthrie. Stylus is the Academy artists' club. lts objectives are the promotion of a widespread interest in art and encouragement of promising young artists. Club projects this year included sketching and making scrapbooks for hospitals. Highlight of the year was a visit from Mr. Roy Fox, prominent local artist. He displayed some of his woodcuts and donated one to the school. The club also visited the Arnot Art Gallery. Stylus members wish to thank Miss Cameron for her advice and assistance. If SJ President ............... ....... E dward Warner Vice President ......... ,.,,,.,,,,,. J ulia Euler Secretary-Treasurer ..,. .,..... J oy Edner Miss TERRESA CAMERON 1 1 First row -- Gallagher, M. Spallone, D'0nofrio, Della. Rocco, Maddelena, Pie- cuch, Proper, Palmieri, Newliall, Frazier, Schwartz. Second row- Callas, Matt- hews, Barone, Peterson, O'Daniels, Nissler, Lucci, Mucci, Savino, Hnrter, Belig, Horwitz. Third row-Basler, Frohne, Connolly, M. F. Spallone, MareAntouio, Cornwell, Muccigrosso, Jacque, Olds, Kiser, Renshaw, Miller, Obler. Fourth row- Eskeli, Farn- ham, Lilley, Fredericks, Meade, Merrill, Graboski, Hall, Bernabei, Rohde, Mechalke, McGanu, Eaton. Fifth row-Carpenter, Buk- er, Berrigan, Ford, Hav- ens, Loomis, Sebura, Mak- ovitch, Terpolilli, Tunni- cliff, DeLauro, Landon. The Ushers, Club, under the guidance of Miss Julia Collins, has the largest membership this year of any since its founding seven years ago. These girls, whom you have seen directing traffic at assem- blies, form a very active group. Among their other school duties is presiding at the hostess table in the front hall. The Ushers began their social activities this year with a skating party at Grotto. Next they presented the "Ushers' Hoedownf, a round and square dance, which was held in the school gymnasium. This was followed by another skating party and the traditional banquet and dance, climaxing the year's activities. On Senior Day, as is the custom, the Ushers reluctantly relinquished their ribbons to the Junior girls with the confident hope that they will uphold the fine reputation now enjoyed by the club. This yearis members wish to thank Miss Collins for her helpful guidance by which they have benefited throughout the year. Head Usher .,........... .......... E lizabeth Piecuch Antoinette Maddelena Anita Benedict Beverly Fraleigh Asst. Head Usher ..... Treasurer ............. Secretary .,,... Miss JULIA COLLINS Zo '87 Q, ler, .Hamml Cummings Loomis, Savmo. Standing - Parry, Terry Betts, Spallone, Iszard Dunn, Cacciotti, Horwitz Stocker Teeter Burk hardt. On that fateful day early in the year when we were told of our appointment to the Torch Edi- torial Staff, we could think only of the great honor being bestowed upon us. How things have changed! Several cases of aspirin, myriads of penpoints, and tons of shoe leather have come and gone since then. Now our sole thought is of sleep. Yet, we would "do it all over again," were we given theioppor- XX, tunity. Our most sincere thanks go to Mrs. Hutchinson and Miss Cameron. Their patient and persistent assistance have made this book possible. With quivering hearts we now await the distribution of this, our masterpiece. Only the knowl- edge that the Junior Class must follow in our footsteps consoles us. Let them have strength-theylll need it! Q x Torch Editorial Staff Seated-Bender, Miller, Ob- Torch Business Staff HOh, my aching feetlll This groan might well have been uttered by any member of thel Torch Business Staff after he or she had tramped all over town soliciting ads. We never knew Elmira was so big! But, after much labor, we finally succeeded in filling up those pages. ,The sales campaign was held in the fall. Thanks to a great many enterprising homeroom sales- men, we managed to get rid of nearly 1100 yearbooks. Because more money was needed to pay all those bills, we decided to stage a musicale. Enlisting the aid of Miss Park, we set out to produce a really fancy show, the ccGay Nineties Revuef' This highly acclaimed presentation featured some leg work by the 5'Flora Dora Flappersv and vocals plus leg work from the '4Bowery Boysf, John Knapp and his 'cLamplighters,' provided some hot jazz to bring the show to a conclusion. Next a big drive was held to find sponsors. The campaign was an immense success--at least, from our point of view. Now that we have exhausted the available means of collecting money, we can rest in the knowl- edge that the 1947 Torch is completely paid for. We were victorious! Mr. Schwenkler is to be thanked for all his advice and assistance, without his help there would have been no yearbook. Seated. on floor - Frazier, Rose, Schwartz, F. Eaton, D'Onofrio, Della. Rocco. Seated on couch-Piecueh, Proper, Palmieri, M. Spal- lone, Glenn, Havens, Es- keli, Penny, Janda.. Standing-Newhall, Brown, Basler, McGa,rrel1, Parlo, Rowe, Edner, Edwards, Vreatt, Drake, Dombro- ski, Lutomski, Van Order, Pirozzolo, McKensie, Lan- don, Gallagher, DeLauro, Willey. ' Virtdex Co-Editors ,,,,.,,.,,..... ...,.. I ames Ross, James Stocker News Editor ,........,..,.,,.... ......,,.....,..,... I ames Burkhardt Assistant News Editor ...... ..... B everly Prokop Feature Editor ,,,.,,...........,,. ....., N atalie Schwartz Assistant Feature Editor ..... ........ A nn Penney Sports Editor ..........,........... ...... D onald Parry Assistant Sports Editor ....... ,...,.... J ames Betts Business Manager .,......... ......................,......... S amuel Horwitz Advertising Managers ....,..... Catherine Miller, Robert Owens l Circulation Managers .... ...... .l ulie Hamm, Martha Teeter - Mas. JEANETTE P. DBUEL Stay? Photographer ...... ............................ H ugh Whitney Typist ..,.................... ..... L ena Savino Clubs may come and clubs may go, but the Vindex goes on forever! This year was an especially active one for the Academy's not-so-scandalous scandal sheet. The season opened with an all out subscription drive. Vindex stop signs suddenly appeared all over the school. The pep assembly, written, produced, and directed by Vindex staff members, fea- tured such renowned radio stars as Fulton Horwitz, Sr., and the incomparable Hildehamm. The faithful were paid off at the Tag Day assembly with an excellent performance by Lew Thrasher, local magician. Next our press invaded Syracuse to attend the E. S. S. P. A. convention, where they pulled down a Hsuperiorv rating, besides having a rarin' good time. At that time, ,loan Danzig received an award for a feature story which had appeared in one of last year's Vindex issues. The annual banquet at the Mark Twain Hotel is now only a few days away, and Vindex staff members can look back on an extremely successful year. Much of the credit for this achievement goes to Mrs. Deuel, the long-suffering adviser and confidante of all uvindexersf' First row - Betts, Parry, Miller, O W e n s, Ross, Stocker, Horwitz, Schwartz, Burkhardt. Second row --Horwitz, Ter- ry, Palmieri, Glenn, Pen- ney, Prokop, Hamm, Teet- er, Basler. Third row-Willett, Wilbuir, Edwards, Newman, Blood, Burch, Pieeuch, Gree- nough, Butters. Fourth row-Butts, D. Ross, Burch, Brown, Grace, Heyman, Parlo, Marks, Craig, Platt. VW!! !!!iii'iii'ul!EE55E!!ll '32652:1:RSiNBiI11i7iSbS'.S't1i5S5I4ia1il?ZXi'E.ZXTiiw As2' 'N' 'Six-Vn.fRim,'7 Vkkmssrzv r- ' mg .fuudic groupd. . . 4, J X AW -an f Z bg ff! . X ag K 5 1 .ax f.. 'S QV GX P-Vx X59 YA Qqpovee bv OCA QA Of? DH fo 111 -1-9 -149: V-vm - 7 rv .Sew W1 X ...,, f X I X ' - . . ' O V . I '94 Mfss M dj I C . Bffff P , , ,pm Fukui? MK poiifljf W0 ,.u,,,K, 'r PMS colvslsremrlr SYCIUE HER uw? 1, C 1 GIVEN A LARGE POKTYUN OF HEX TIME' Mio Enron- IN NELPINQ STUDENTS lun-H VAKIGUS PHA5g5 oF SCI-soar. Afflvlff, Agp ESPECIALLY fnon: CUNNECYED ALL Aly'-H CE R551 'r1+AN rcs N Sl SH HER ONLY MD V" FUTUKE- W' 6' Elmira Free Academy s Orchestra had a small IHCTEHSC in membership this year mostly in the Besides playlng for most of the assemblies, the Orchestra made special appearances on Junior ay SEHIOI Day, and between acts at the Senior Play All of these performances were very well re- The members of the Orchestra hope to play more frequently next year They derive great pleasure om their music and feel that orchestra work benefits them while doing the school a service. First row - Beck, Davis Fabbioli, Callabreese Wil-th, Tompkins. Second row-Pal1adino,Hey man, H ZL v e n s, Knapp Pierce, Herman, Roe, Ar gyle. Third rovf-Canfield, Grey DesJard1ns, Snia, Person IHS. Girls' Choa President .......... ...... D oris Jacobs Vice President ............ ............... A nn Penney Secretary-Treasurer ...... ........................ I oanne Van Order Librarians ................. .... ll 'larilyn Janda, ,lune Southard The Academy musical group, formerly called the Glee Club, has changed its name this year to the Girls' Choir. The founding of the Freshman Girls' Glee Club created a minor mix-up in names, so the change was instituted. Members of the Girls' Choir have participated in both Elmirais Spring Festival and the Hornell music contest. They sang :Slumber Song," uStardust,', uPrayer', from "Hansel and Gretelf' MPeter Panf' HBy the Bend of the River," and other numbers-some at Southside, some at Hornell. Girls' Choir choristers also sang in the Academy Music Department's assembly in May. 1 First row - Chapman, Can- ield, Mitchell, Vreatt, Malanoski, Wilbur, Sim- mons, 'I' a y l o r, Drake, Greenough, Jacobs. Second row-Boyd, Christie, Campbell, Smith, South- ard, Broomhall, Willey, Belig, Benedict, Gallagher, Van Order, McKensie. Third row-Palmieri, Miller, Rauh, Renshaw, Fraleigh, Mack, Abrahamian, Brown, Tunnieliff, Glenn, Penney, Toole. Fourth row-Semski, Jan- owski, Yohey, Stanton, Catlin, Harris, Watkins, Smykowski, P. Stevens, Wall, E. Griswold, Roes- sel, Lyon. Fifth row-Parmalee, Will- ett, Lofstrom, W ir il h, K e a. r n y, S. Griswold, Houghton, Miller, Butters, B. Personius, F. Stevens, J a n d a, G. Personius Blood, Burch. Y RQ A W.. ............ ...W . , , .,,T ,N, ..,, a,.. Fronb-Miss Park. chell. S e c 0 n d row - Hennessy Knapp, Losito, Shutts Burkhardt. The Octet, with Charles Desjardins as master of ceremonies, has been kept forever Mon the gov throughout the past year. With singing, the lVl.C.,s wise cracks, and Marie BroWn's readings they have entertained at many varied functions about town. They made their debut singing for women of the Chemung County Home Bureau, and tried to bring a ray of sunshine to the people at the Home for the Aged. The Elmira Business and Professional Women and the Home Economics Club also requested programs which were gladly presented. Some very attentive veterans were serenaded at a Veterans, School assembly, and the Rotary Club was also entertained. At a dinner meeting of the Flat Tire Club the group sangseveral numbers. The l9416 Arctic League broadcast included mlihe Night Before Christmas," sung by the Octet. Their last venture was a trip to Hornell, N. Y., where they acquitted themselves very Well at the annual music contest. ' Qctet 0 69 First row-DesJm-dins, Jan- da, Penney, Southard, Ab- raliamiau, Jacobs, Mit- First row- Jacque, Roosa, Barron, Stepanian, Chap- man, Sekella, Keifer, Sur- ace, Allington. Second r o W - Joralemon, Blanchard, P a l 1 a d i I1 o, Smykowski, Thomas, Gop- ley, Wi1't11, Thompkins, McNitt, Mack. Third row-Kennedy, Rey- nolds, B. Brown, Davis, Peake, Banzhof, Kearney, Near, WVheeler, Boyd. Fourth row- G. Personius, Cornell, Swartout, Gor- don, Brown, Evans, De- laney, Horton. The Freshman Girls' Glee Club was founded this year to provide choral training for new girls. After a year in this group they are admitted to the Girls' Choir and the Mixed Choir. Thanksgiving was the only time the group sang in public this year. At that assembly they sang a well-known hymn, demonstrating very clearly their ability to sing as well as a group. Because the personnel of the club will change every year, there is little probability that it will appear in public very frequently. However, Miss Park hopes to continucQ-tasfla training ground for young talent. A Pregidenlf ,,,,,,,,,,,4 ..,...... E llen KC3T11CY Vice President ........... ....... J eimne T0mpki11S Secretary-Treasurer ...... . ......... Eileen G01'd0I1 Freshman Girls, Glee Club First row - Campbell, M Brow n, Christie, Best Bright, Blanford, Garvin Coleman, N. Brown. Second row - Wacldlixigton Green, J o n e s, XVi1kins Robinson, Mnek,A.Brown Boyd. leus Club, organized in 1938, has become a permanent feature in the Academy, as is :lub's great activity this year. Club members presented programs at meetings of several invtown. g of the Elmira Education Association was entertained by Orpheus, as was a luncheon :he Business and Professional Women's Club. The second Arctic League broadcast had, cast, the Orpheus Club. lbers as 4'How Deep is the Oceanj' 5'Swing Low, Sweet Chariotf' and 5'Blue Moon" were :hool assemblies and a Veterans' School assembly. -Other spirituals are in the groupis l all their songs are well received by both young and older audiences. President ,,,,.., ,.....,... J oyce Blandford Secretary ,,..... ................... M arian Boyd Treasurer .,,,,. ...... A nnie Ruth Christie Orpheus 071 First row-Janda, Stevens, B. Personius, B 2. s 1 e 1', Broomhall, Willey, Bene- dict, B e 1 i g, Gallagher, Vreatt, Toole, Mitchell. Second row - Houghton, Campbell, Christie, Pars malee, Abrahamian. Can- field, Jzinowski, Harris, Catlin, M. Simmons, Wil- bur, Willett. Third row-Craig, S. Gris- wold, Teeter, McKensie, Van Order, Penney, Mal- anoski, Newman, Brown, E. Griswold, Roessel, Tun- nicliff, P. Brown, Stevens. Fourth row-Southard, Ja- cobs, Smith, Miller, Gree- nough, Butters, Taylor, Drake, Palmieri, Lyons, Blood, Burch. Fifth roW-- Lauper, Ellett, Park, Burch, Holmes, Hennessy. Brown, Shutts, Guthrie, Sai-do, R. Ross, Boorain, G. Simmons, Stocker, J. Ross, Cook, Burkhardt, Heyman, Des Jardins, Fabbioli, Losito, Brintliaupt. The Academy Mixed Choir has just completed an especially active year, participating in three assemblies and two outside music festivals. Thanksgiving season provided the first opportunity for their appearance in public. At the Thanks- giving assembly they sang, MPrayer of Thanksgiving." uDear Lord and Father of Mankindf' uljraise God from Whom all Blessings Flow," and other appropriate songs. Fred W'aring's arrangement of c'The Night Before Christmasn was the featured portion of the Christmas program. Other numbers sung by the Choir on that occasion were NO Holy Nightfi 'CLO Now A Rosef' and "Silent Nightf, ' Choir members traveled to Hornell in the spring to attend a music festival there. They sang HBattle Hymn of the Republic," HDeep River," and MThe Long Day Closes."The first two of these songs, and HCherubim Songn besides, were presented at the Spring Fe was the last activity in which the Choir participated. - President ............ Vice President Secretary .......... ...... ...................... stival at Southside on May 23, which Charles Des Jardins James Stocker Ellen Mitchell Treasurer .,-,,. .........,.. ,....,.......... .... P a t ricia Vrealtt Librarians ..... .... H arold Cook, .loanne Van Order Mixed Choir por fd rf I 1 ' Y 3' z 1 5 5 e... 5 f 'Q 740 Top-Holden, Bystrom, Chapman, Skordynski, Barneski, Slxutts. Bruce, Somers, Rogers. Middle-Pirozzolo, D. Huffner, Freeman, Carrier, Steiner, Cassacla, Goodwin, Ott, Tryon, Rothwell, Zawko, Coleman Geoige Bottom-Huey, Fitzgerald, Makovitch, C. Huffner, Kain, McConnell, lVipHe1', Botnick, Mullins, Donovan, Mashanic, Schiefen Hamm, Barn stead, D0lill1ll. Coach ...,... Assistants .... C0-Captains L l..... Student Manager Faculty Manager Trainer ,..,....,..... Physician EHS 19 EHS 27 EHS 0 EHS 13 EHS 14 EHS 12 EHS 32 15 SCORES Benjamin Botnick Francis L'Moon,, Mullins, William Wipfler Martin Kain, Louis Pirozzolo Wllllam Dolancl Anthony A. Schwenkler John HCowlJoy', Young , Scranton Central Ithaca Auburn Syracuse Central Endicott Johnson City Ithaca Dr. C. H. Ott ,J fy O 0 41 7 14 6 0 5 Football 1946 - 1947 The Elmira High Schools combined football team ended its existence with the first championship team since 1939. Under the leadership of new coaches Ben Botnick and uMoon7' Mullins, and with eleven returning lettermen from the 1945 team, EHS lost only one decision in their seven game schedule. The opening game of the season on September 25 at Parker Field saw EHS roll up a 19-O victory over Scranton Central. Elmira rolled to their win on touchdowns by McConnell and Coleman. The first Saturday in October saw the Blue and White travel to Ithaca to notch an easy 27-O win. After Don Coleman dashed 73 yards for the first score, he joined forces with Bob Chapman to score the other three scores. However, Ben Botnick's forces lost a decisive 41-0 defeat at the hands of Auburn. The game, played on a miserably rainy day, saw Auburn completely outplay the home forces. The most thrilling game of the season was our victory over Syracuse Central on October 19. Trailing 7-0 going into the last quarter, Elmira scored on touchdowns by Rothwell and Bob Mashanic. Mashanic scored on a long pass from Pirozzola in the closing moments of the game. After a week of rest Elmira came up with the T-formation and battled the Orange Tornado of Endicott to a 14-14 stalemate. Don Coleman paced our attack with Marty Kain and Lou Pirozzolo sharing the defensive honors. Elmira then traveled to Johnson City and recorded their fourth win in six games. Once again it was Coleman who provided our margin of victory. This time he raced 75 yards for the Winning score. In the final game of the season, EHS completely overran Ithaca to the tune of 32-0. With all six touchdowns scored by six different players, the Little Red was no match for the Blue and VVhite. Letters were awarded to the following: Somers, Donovan, Holden, McConnell, Pirozzolo, Kain, Huffner, Skordynski, Ott, Huey, Rothwell, Coleman, Mashanic, Barneski, Goodwin, Bystrom, Rogers, Sowers, Carrier, Steiner, Hamm, Tryon, Chapman, and Manager William Doland. In addition Lou Pirozzola was nominated to the Herald-American all-state team and Coleman re- ceived honorable mention. s Next year the two schools will each have a separate team, with Moon Mullins coaching at South- side and Adam Markowski as the new mentor at EFA. sw- - 1 'YAY if ' 'W ' , 175-llvtvwvv--I-I-1l.1sn1u.' .. Basketball 1946 - 1947 p New coach Bill Wipfler called his first workout for basketball on November 1, 1946 and found five returning varsity lettermen and nine jayvees ready to form the nucleus for his 1946-47 basketball squad. The team opened its season by losing the first two games. On opening night, December 6, they traveled to Johnson City to be defeated 55-47, and four days later, in their first home appearance, they were defeated by Elmira Heights 44-39. They lost both games despite gallant last quarter rallies. Against Johnson City they tallied 19 points in the last canto, and in the Heights contest Bob Chap- man scored 12 points in the last half, but it was just short of victory. The,team won their first game of the season the following week by edging out Endicott 30-26. Jerry Halpin and Ward Hamm sparked the team to victory. However, the squad closed its 1946 competition the following week by losing to a powerful Central team from Binghamton 60-29. EFA was somewhat busy during the first week of play in 1947. On Tuesday, January 7, they lost a heartbreaker to Bingo North 44-42. On Friday they broke a third quarter tie and rallied to defeat SHS by a 48-39 margin. Jerry Halpin was the star of the game with 19 counters. He was helped greatly by the play of Michalko, Coleman, and Zures. The following night, the Blue and White lost to a classy Hornell team in a non-league game 52-36. Don Parry tallied 11 points for EFA and Zures scored 10. The Academy Hoopsters were able to win only one of their next three games. They lost to Vestal, 49-37, defeated Corning Northside 53-37 in a game which featured the brilliant play of Jim Ross, who tallied 15 points. Halpin scored 16 and Michalko 11 in this contest. In completing the first round of competition, EFA dropped a close 36-33 decision to Ithaca. Halpin notched 17 points. The Blue and White suffered two overpowering defeats in the beginning of the second round. They lost to Johnson City 59-36 despite the outstanding play of Ward Hamm who netted a total of 19 points. In the other contest U-E reversed an earlier setback by defeating EFA 58-28. Once again the local lads suffered two defeats at the hands of Bingo North and Central. The North score was 47-39, and the Central result was 53-33. Jerry Halpin was outstanding in these games, scoring 17 against Central and 27 against North. After staging a terrific last quarter drive to defeat Southside 48-42, EFA lost their final three games of the season. They were conquered by Horseheads 53-373 Vestal 33-223 and Ithaca 58-29. It was the outstanding playing of John Zures that finally clinched the uphill struggle against the Green and White. However, Hamm and Halpin shared scoring honors with Zures in this contest. Jerry Halpin finished fourth in league scoring and was nominated to a position on the second all-star team. Zures received honorable mention. The prospects for a better season for next year are indeed bright, as only three lettermen are not expected to return. The Blue and White Junior Varsity closed the season with a record of four victories in eighteen games. The team consisted of one senior, two juniors, and the remaining members were sophomores. The squad won from Vestal twice, Southside, and Horseheads once. Lon Ban-iewicz paced the team in scoring with 121 points with Bill Blandford second with 75 and Don Barneski third with 73. 7 , , I "' "i' """"-'- ' 'Q Y- - 1 Front-Bevilacqua. First row-Michalko, Parry, Chapman, Halpin, Zures, Ro ss. Second row-Ham Mako vitch. rn, Tryon, Third row - Bailey, Rene wiecz, Sekella., Hoffman, Kneisl, Fox, Barneski. Fourth row- Krouse, Wip- fler, Betts. A 5441241 g d ,iygfzlq Qi? 265, Coach ................. ............... W illiam J. Wipfler Co-Captains .......... ....... J olin Zures, Don Coleman Student Manager ..... ......................,............ I ames Betts JV Managers ........ ....... D an Krouse, Joe Bevilacqua EFA FEFA EFA EFA EFA EFA KEFA EFA NEFA SCORES Johnson City 55 EFA Elmira Heights 44 EFA Endicott 26 EFA Binghamton Central 60 EFA Binghamton North 44 EFA Southside 39 EFA Hornell 52 MEFA Vestal 49 EFA Corning Northside 37 EFA Non-League Carnes 33 33 Ithaca 36 Johnson City 28 Endicott Binghamton Central 39 Binghamton 48 Southside 37 Horseheads 22 Vestal 29 Ithaca North , 077 80 105 lb. class 115 125 135 145 155 165 175 Heavyweight Boxing CHAMPIONS Harold Yveiskop Joe O7Leary Chuck Mashanic Pat Perfetti Russ Bramble Roland DeVore Bob Mashanic Bob Chapman Lou Pirozzolo RSPB!! f SHS SHS ElFA q ,SHS L Champions SHS SHS EFA SHS EFA Left to right - Chapman, R. M D V ' Bram decision knockout decision decision decision decision knockout decision decision e ole, fetti, C. Ma h C ' ', Weisk Left to right-Scopes, Pec- chio, Holden, Bruce, Pir- ozzolo. 1 6 CHAMPIONS 105 lb. class Maurice Little 115 Stuart Hesselson 125 Dick Shelanskey 135 Henry Scopes 145 Pete Peechio 155 5Harvey Holden 165 Robert Bruce 175 Bob Chapman Heavyweight F1.ou Pirozzolo Repeat Champions SHS SHS EFA EFA EFA EFA EFA SHS EFA Wrestling 079 800 MR. OLIVER MYER, MR. ROLAND I. GEORGE, MR, WILLIAM WIPFLER, MR. ANTHONY PECKALLY MISS MARION SPRAGUE, MISS NIARGUERITE VAN DUYN The great success of this year's athletic program is due in no small part to the efforts of our physical education instructors. Their untiring assistance is sincerely appre- ciated. Sports Review The E. H. S. sports system, which has been expanded considerably during the past two years, once again provided entertainment and thrills from September to June. The split-up between the schools was complete in all fields except football and track and these undoubtedly will be divided for next year. The last year for football with combined schools saw E. H. S. end in a first place tie in the South- ern Tier Conference. The only loss was a 4-1-0 shellacking by Auburn, a non-conference team. Lou Pirozzolo was named to the all-state team for the second consecutive year and Don Coleman was given honorable mention. Wlith the opening of the basketball campaign, E. F. A. had a new coach in the person of Bill Wipfler. Although only four games were won in the schedule of eighteen games, the varsity and junior varsity players gained valuable experience for next yearis campaign. The nomination of high-scoring Terry Halpin to the second all-star squad and the two victories over the Southside highlighted the season. Boxing and wrestling followed immediately after the curtain fell on the basketball season. The F. A. wrestlers, coached by Bill Wipfler won six of the nine championships, with Harvey Hilden and Lou Pirozzolo retaining their championships. However, the Academy boxers were able to win only three matches, Bob Mashanic and Pirozzolo becoming two-time winners. Mr. Tony Peckally coached the Blue and 'White pugilists. The girls also enjoyed a successful sports season under the guidance of Miss Van Duyn and Miss Sprague. Basketball games were played in class, homeroom, and interschool competition. Other fea- tures of the girls' program were badminton, soccer, ping pong, dancing, volleyball and softball. A The year of 1947 witnessed the return of track to the list of varsity sports with Francis CMoon,l Mullins as coach. This sport still continued as a two-school proposition. E Along with track the baseball team progressed under the coaching of Bill Wipfler. Although the prospects are somewhat hopeful, the team is not expected to match the record of last yearns squad. Other sports obtaining popular recognition at E. F. A. were ping pong, and intramural basket- ball. Room 312C copped this basketball title and Herb Knapp won the individual scoring crown. It was proposed to have a high school golf team and possibly a tennis tournament which would round out this highly successful sports year. , ,x'- ' 3- lf ' 820 For the convenience of those Academy girls land boysj who are accustomed to writing long epistles in each others' yearbooks, we here present a form letter, with blanks in appropriate spots. We hope this time-'saving device will allow them to write more letters, thereby wearing out more pen points and using up more ink. fYou see, the editors are working, on a commission basis, for a prominent pen and ink mana- facturerj Anyway, here goes: ag, Dear ...,,f::"y " ...n .............. Well, here it is yearbook time again! The editors sure did a .,. .. job on it this year. I think I've signed ..... million books, and my arm is completely ....... ......................... ,fm - Remember the ...... time We had at .................,. 's party? And how about thatfkla ..... dance? Boy, what at date was! Next time you see ....., tell Chimg herj that ....1 ...... "1 Did you see 4 . ...,... L ........... "? That was one of the . ..... . .- Y shows live ever seen. And that ........., isn't 61 shej Now listen, yo A . ., ...Ak?fdon't want to hear any more out of you about ,............,.......... I ..., and you can think what- ever you want. And if you're ever in M ..................., say Hhelloi' t0 .,.......... for me. K Thatls about all l have to say, sc?4!6..Q.2..x2.Q ..... I .. Your .- .. .4 W f f ,1 P.s. Zivlf Ui fav' ' y ' ' ,Mi 544 . 0 ' We 1 1 yea fared E 4 9 9 . ga' N 'ff 41, A .-M ,xx i f f Ze- Cr : late' ar f fe 0 0 o 144' 9, . 'ww 53' 5 x 'ff WM,.,...,,.,,, gyms! .y I WL5' .5 2 A .1 amy: -va x ff 4 fs X ,"'s-' W f --Q, I 4 gifs fjfa in " 5 gg, V, fl Wg., ZZ., , ,. V ,,,. , QW? , V, 1,23 'e 5' , Q1-,Lp Q rf f - 9""'Y""S7'M:o wmfmf 5? dm., Z., ,ping ff. s .1 f ig, ,QQ z - ' 2 , f"'f2' .V fl ,A ' W A 20.115 :Q 1 4'-.' '-" JV , a - K ,,f ig ' Y ,,..,. V z z 51 " - "T: , .A , Af" ' . x ffik, If ' 5 ' ' 52 .fi :7f"7j1f-Q 5, ' " " - 3 'fi' 2 V I,-0 mix , L XL. L SERIOUSLY SPEAKI Thomas Jefferson: Father of American Democracy - Charles Raymond Shepardson - fBelow are printed exerpts from an essay written by Ray Shepardson. for a Knights of Columbus essay contest held in May 1946. The piece was awarded first place in the Academy and was published in the Elmira Sunday Telegrarn.J PZ 22: 222 In all of the great history of the United States of America, no man has had a more glorious record of selfless public service than Thomas Jefferson. He held untlaggingly to the great cause of real democracy in spite of fierce opposition and under- handed personal attacks. His long public life included the positions of member of the House of Burgesses of Virginia, member of Congress, three times wartime governor of Virginia, Minister to France, Secretary of State, Vicepresident, and twice Presi- dent of the United States. I, therefore, nominate Thomas Jef- ferson to the honorable rank of f'Outstanding American." Jefferson believed in the people. He mistrusted monarchial or auto- cratic government of any form, say- ing, t'Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves, therefore, are its only safe deposi- tariesfl is THOMAS JEFFERSON FELT that the ideal America should be mainly agrarian, a prosperous lantl of individually owned farms, con- trolled by government. He believed that the least government was the best government. He opposed indus- trialization, for he felt that city dwell- ers might tend to forget their re- sponsibility to keep their govern- ment in a democratic form, and allow themselves to fall under the control of a despotic government. He was no mere theorist, for he realized that a people must be prepared for de- mocracyg that they can not merely accept it when it is offered to them. Therefore he believed that educa- tion should have a foremost position under a republican form of govern- ment. He fought bitterly for the repeal of unjust laws and the passage of necessary ones. He was never afraid to offend those in control or to make enemies in his battle for the right. WE MAY NOW PAUSE for a glimpse of the physical ,Jefferson at the threshold of his great career. He was six feet, two inches in height, lean and angular, with a thatch of sandy hair surmounting a freckled and bony face. His personal habits were retiring, for his voice tended to become weak while speaking in public. He was very sensitive to criticism. He had an amazing range of interests which included music, government, inven- tion, philosophy, architecture, farm- ing, and surveying. He invented many labor-saving devices, including the moldboard plow, the dumbwaitcr, and many other clever and useful articles. He personally designed and built his beautiful home, uMonti- cello," and equipped it with many novel devices. He never really wanted his public ofhces, for he felt that he would be far happier as a simple farmer, removed from the attacks and anxieties of public life. is IN l808, refusing a third term, the old man returned to his home, leav- ing a grateful nation and a job, well done. The Federalist Party had been completely smashed, and his demo- cratic ideals had triumphed. Madi- son and Monroe, the next Presidents, were close friends and disciples of Jefferson, so for the next I6 years the shadow of Thomas Jefferson helped form the policies of the land. No man has ever had the influence of Jefferson in forming the future of his country. On the fourth of .Iuly, I8-26, on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas .Jefferson joined the Ages, a true patriot who spent his 83 years in the service of his country. A grateful nation has since greatly honored Jefferson, founder and fight- er for the democratic principles for which the United States of America has become the inspiration of the- world. The Lamp Lighter - James Ross - fThe following is a poem about Mr. Floyd Strow, ci mathematics teacher in Perrysburg High School, Perrysburg, Ohio. The poem was printed in the May, 1946, issue of the New York State Education As- sociation Magazine.J He lives with a foreign world Of vertices and faces, And is often lost amid a maze Of parallels and bases. To exist in such a manner In which fun is not a feature, Is the life which fate hasgiven to The mathematics teacher. The road is long, the way is hard, The problems oft confusing, And so we say, three cheers, hurray For making it amusing. I know a math instructor Who really turns the trick, And I think his sense of humor Is the thing that makes him click. His excellence as a teacher And his value as a coach ls his Hmodus operandiu- The humorous approach. To inject a note of humor In a subject dull and dry Is a very good idea Which more teachers ought to try. Engulfed in calculations, When the end at length appears, His students Find the volume Plus the 'imusic of the spheres." Theldeals ofthe Constitution in the World Today fThe following is a condensation of the speech with which Harold Hart won first place in the Academy division of the American Legion Oratorical Contest this year.l In the past century and a half the United States has risen from the status of an insignificant little coun- try to that of a great world power. The impelling force capable of mak- ing such a transformation must sure- ly have been as magnificent as the final product. And indeed it was. Inspired though the document was, the people of that day regarded it with suspicion. Before they could agree to such a document they want- ed a guarantee that their rights to freedom would never be infringed upon. The English had such a guar- anteeg why not the Americans? The founding fathers sat again in convention to give the people what they wanted, a Bill of Rights. Ten amendments were added to the Con- stitution, the first setting forth most potently the guarantee of freedom which the people wanted: "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibit- ing the free exercise thereofg or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press: or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievancesf' Ik :Er To all those who would like to see America advance far along the road to peace and prosperity through patient understanding of, and co- operation with our neighbors, I say, "Take these ideals to heart: Free- dom, Justice, and Equality for all niankindf' A LIGHTER El ' Lggmis Appgintgd Rees, F idelman Find New Element, Driving Examiner Schwenkler's Law Repudiated Brooklyn Project Nlystery Unveiled Rowe, Cummings Are Assistants Mayor John Zures today announced the appointment of master- driver Nancy Loomis as official driving ex- aminer for Elmira and vicinity. He stated that Miss Loomis's amazing proficiency behind the wheel, as well as her startling safety record, were adequate qualifications for her re- ceiving the post. When Miss Loomis was told of her appointment, she said, 'fl shall strive to fulfill the obligations of my oflice to the best of my ability. No begin- ner can expect to receive a license without taking at least nine tests!" Assistant Inspectors Paul Rowe and Charles Cummings could not be con- tacted for comment. BULLETIN: President Charles Klugo of the Pari-Mutual Life Insurance Company, in a state- ment made public today, an- nounced a fifty per cent increase in insurance rates throughout Che- mung County. City Conncilmen Robert Rarrick, Theodore Lutomski, Louis Cacciotti, and Councilwomen Carolyn Carpen- ter and Mary Frances Spallone ap- proved the appointments unanimous- ly at a special meeting last night. The only objection came fiom an onlooker who identified himself as Harold Wolfe. His claim that he was better qualified for the position was promptly overruled, and the objector was quickly ejected from the room by Sergeant-at-Arms William Bowen. Revolutionary developments in the field of nuclear physics have been announced recently by atomic physic- ists of great national and interna- tional fame. Dr. Norman P. Fidel- man, Ph.D., B.T.O. fBachelor of Theoretical Opticsl, and Piofessor R. Harris Rees, head of the Depart- ment of Research Physics at Vassar, were appointed directors of the Brooklyn Project last year by Presi- dent TI'l1I11E1l1!S successor, Martin Kain. The two scientists told a large gathering of newsmen today of dis- covering element 97, which they have named "fidoniumf' 'fliecause of its atomic number, l23, and its atomic weight, IIS," fidonium's discoverers stated, Nthe new element positively disproves Schwenklefs Law, Avogadro's Law, the atomic theory, and Dalton's hy- pothesis. It will also necessitate a drastic revision of the periodic chart and the electrochemical seriesf, When informed of this revolution- ary development, Professor Schwenk- ler said, 4'Rees and Fidelman were among my most promising studentsf, Filibuster in Senate State Senators Fred Edwards and Henry DePrimo, both of Elmira, are actively participating in the heated debate now going on in Albany. Re- liable quarters reported today that an informed source disclosed that a break was expected IOITIOITOW. The dispute started when Major- ity Leader Richard Colegrove ob- jected to an amendment nroposed by Senator Rocco Fredo. This amend- ment, suggested for the Betts-Cralr oski Anti- disestablishmentarianism Bill, would have reduced maximum yearly salaries for municipal Graft Approval Department heads from 52,867.49 to 32,867.47 Efforts to end the controversy have been hampered by the aggres- sive attitude of the Senateis Horse- heads Block, consisting of Senators Robert Hart, Irvin Appel, Margaret Belig, and Edwin Rutski. When asked for a statement, Sen- ator Harry Nicholson, who is asso- ciated with the group, shouted,HLong live anti - disestablishmentarianism! Down with governmental honesty! Ah hate war! Ah'm gonna fili- buster! !" Attorney General Nagle Orders IVlark's Gambling Ship Seized Last week Willard Patrick Nagle ordered drastic action to be taken against Nancy 'LCapone" Marks and her notorious gambling ship, 'LThe Lucky Seven," located off the coast of Florida. J. Edgar Parlo, head of the F.B.I., sent three of his special agents, Neil Elliott, William Bowen, and John Hyssong, to seize and in- vestigate the ship. When they arrived at the scene, they discovered the un- scrupulous Marks and henchmen in the back room counting their ill- gotten gains. However, when one of the men demanded his fair share of the cash, Pistol Jitsu Marks drew out her sword and sent his dis- membered body over the side railing. When Marks tried to escape with her loot, Elliot, Bowen, and Hyssoug immediately went into action. After a running gun battle, in which two of her gunmen were fatally wounded, Marks was captured. The Supreme Court has decided to side step all precedent and rule on the case without preliminary action in a subordinate court. Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Dieseroth stated yes- terday that this is the most unusual case that has come up during his days on the bench. Irish Stew Explodesg Glocca lVIorra'in Ruins A terrifiic explosion rocked the entire town of Glocca Morra early yesterday. Its cause has not been definitely determined, but firemen be- lieve that the blast originated in a store-room at the Sullivan Brothers Stew Factory. Efforts to find the source of the concussion were ham- pered by the condition of the men: they were all stewed. The only com- ment that could be obtained was from a dazed worker, Chief Stew- Stirrer Jack McConnell. When lo- cated the disheveled, and slightly stir crazy worker stated, "I told Red O'Connor he shouldnft have put in that triple - active Worcestershire Sauce!" However, the disheartened O'Connor merely groaned, NI don't ask questions: I just have fun!" SOCIAL NOTES Many Elmira notables were seen at the annual Senior League Ball last evening at the Skordynski Hotel. Among those present were: Marie Brown, famed comedienne: Peter Pecchio, the Broadway star, with his manager, Mary Tanaka: Governor and Mrs. Theodore Hableg Alex Mus- tico, noted sports announcer: and band-leader John Knapp. Chairman of the affair was Senior League President Marie Lilholt. Committee chairmen included: Betty Jane Eskeli, hall: Rita Moss, tickets: Helen Ptaszek, music: and Evesta M i l l e r, entertainment. Rosemary Farnham and her All-Boy Orchestra furnished rolicking rhythm for danc- ing from ll:3O to 3:30. Miss Elizabeth Piecuch, famous art critic, has just returned from a two month stay in Paris. While there she aided French authorities in choosing an art exhibit to send to America. She is now residing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mashanic, both of whom are well-known Elmira art patrons. , Wifi, up , -1 fs, I ., 3? f 7-www Wx ,f Z f A s99'f if ,.,,, A M. M! ' V, F y W 4 f ffwo, 9 . , i' 1 2 'I 1 f ZA .3 ,- gff, V -fy-12-::-:-Q1--ff 'Wg ! 1 wwfW,..,f.,,..u.......... , 55 ,i7'i2.'.5, 1 fi ,, --zf. '. ffff M I, ' 1 4 f M y .nw 4 900 Dr. William L. Parry Dr. and Mrs. K. D. Maynard Dr. Mordicai Haber Dr. Earl G. Ridall Dr. Arthur C. Ridall Mrs. Jacob Neiderherger Mr. and Mrs. Peter Piecuch Mr and Mrs. Herbert W. Moore Mr. Joseph J. Lennon Mr and Mrs. Lester Tunnicliff Mrs. Mary H. Stewart DeFilippo Brothers Dr. M. Dreyfuss Dr. and Mrs. Milton Jacohson Mr. and Mrs. Lee E. Huyler Sr. Mr. and Mrs. VVillard J. McKensie Denton 81 Vlfinding Mrs. Clara D. Munson Miss Dorothy Woods Miss Beatrice M. Espey Mrs. Helen W. Edson Mr and Mrs. Silas F. Parry Mr and Mrs. J. L. Penny Mr. and Mrs. James B. Ross Mr and Mrs. C. N. Obler Mr and Mrs. Ray W. Sherman Mr Charles A. Ackley Jr. Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Willey Mr and Mrs. James E. Niles Mr. and Mrs. Howard R. Dailey Marguerite Van Duyn Mr. Mr and Mrs. Charles J, Fahs and Mrs. C. H. Landon Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Helmkamp Dr. Charles S. Dale Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Horwitz Mrs. Harold Hart Mrs. Florence Rhode Sullivan 81 Winner Sponsors Mr. Mr Mr Mr Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Tanaka . and Mrs. Glenn L. Cornwell . and Mrs. Thomas S. Craig and Mrs. D. A. Cady and Mrs. C. L. Miller Mrs. D. C. Frazier Mr Mr and Mrs. Charles F. Newhall and Mrs. Walter R. Jacobs Dr. Ross Hobler Dr. and Mrs. B. H. Kaufman Mr Mr Mr. and Mrs. John F. Nicholson and Mrs. A. A. Schwenkler and Mrs. Emory Donelson Leon M. Rosenblatt Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. Wolfe A Friend Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vliisniewski Mandeville, Buck, Tee-ter 81 Harpendin Mr. and Mrs. G. Raymond Shepardson Eda B. Stauterman Mr. and Mrs. Ira J. Smith Mr. and Mrs. F. Homer Olds Grace E. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Albert Storch Mr. and Mrs. Vincent J. Palmieri A Friend Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Fraleigh M r M r and Mrs. James Farnham andMrs. Lewis Jacque Dr. J. H. Hunt Dr. Mr Mr. R. Larkin and Mrs. Thomas J. Galvin and Mrs. Stephen Prokop Dr. and Mrs. C. H. Ott Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nissler Mr and Mrs. Daniel J. Kiser Miss Harriet I. Vvixon Art O7Niel Mrs. Phyllis Eaton Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth S. Weaver Miss Mary E. Woodford Mr. and Mrs. Harry O. Deuel Miss Marie F. McNamara Mrs. Marion G. Hoolihan Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Dunn Jr. Miss Elizabeth Eldredge Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Burkhardt Herbert R. Eskeli Rev. and Mrs. David R. Fredericks Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Proper Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Van Order Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Janda Y x T M 99435: . X-1,"'.:,.vP"' ' ' " Qgfw fxv. S 4 fx X' 4431- ' VF?-A...1.4 c'y X s5f"F,l" W -f- X' 'f Y 'WP' VPVFK V 'xif' ,AJ-,Q 'TVU XX Xfvlfxikf mggf-1 UUNJU CJLLJ l- ,VN . HQ . XGA .L V,ifl". ,X .ary 4 f' ' . ' HiXJA" ix "I r e n M, 4 f Kemwf W mv ew ww W i , m.01..Q,,,x If x.L..cfx,, X B " X f1TfvL,QJ fNx.0 - J- I mug , ,'X,,,,,j,ML-NX? , , 'fsfg f 7-'J U9 lgjlf Y rv .jd M, . 4 ij ,,,,,,4 CMJ -Q ski? wa. '2fL,n, 1I,Mk , MJ ' Lk O, . , KM? , . Lfdivqvu V! , V x fi arg-j LAME., 1 Of Q O QWWM LLfM?.M -Xpixmfn x wvfl-v--J V ' H3 fL,'LJk.JLh nM5,,V1fN-J V A xw ,Q ff QM ffaem nf f g f 92 A SALUTE TO THE CLASS OF '47 Itls been fun knowing you. We'x'e seen many of you at work in lszardls . . . helping us carry on during difficult times. We like your enthusiasm . . . your cheerfulness . . . your eagerness to learn. Vx7e know that you young men and women must soon as- sume responsibility for solving the Problems of the world. Yours will be the thrilling work of joining with people of good will everywhere to build one world . . . a peaceful world based on law, order, freedom and the rights of the individual. Yours is the task of carrying the Torch of Liberty so high and keeping it shining so brightly that men and women in dark places throughout the world may see its light and strike off their shackles. Your success will bring permanent peace and justice through united efrort . . . your failure may spell the end of civiliza- tion as we know it, Because we like what we have seen, we believe you will triumph. fayafwlu hut is HARAC TE made of? I A person is said to have a "strong" char- acter, or a Hweakn character, or even "no" char- acter. Wllat makes this this called character? 0 Malay things contribute-heredity, environ- ment, training. Healthy habits such as TI-IRIPT, are the very foundation of character. People who can manage their money well and save regularly command admiration and respect, in business and socially. 0 We will be glad to have you join the group of earnest People who are depositing regularly in accounts at this bank. Chemung Canal Trust Company Elmira, N. Y. Member of Federal Reserve System Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 09 "HOW about sv W' a Coke? Q 99 5- f Q f f' aornln unosn Aumonuv or me cocA-con comnnv av ELMIRA COCA-COLA BOTTLING WORKS, INC. il See the Famous Zkckmd - f0,,7?47 NEWTOWN MOTOR CGRPORATION Sam Horwitz recently wrote a letter to his father: Dear Pop: Beautify Your Home Ouellnf what I need mofft. flfure, that'fHS right. fend me flfome. NO news just letter. EleaNOr address. NOW I NOt feel badly, NOthing gained. Iim Ross had a little lamp, So Pop replied : I ARTISTIC LANDSCAPING Your ion, fliamuel. NOW. Write aNOther made a NOte of your must say good-bye. Do for NOthing ventured P. MUCCI 63 SON 951 Z Lincoln Street Phone 9 1 73 Your Dad. 4-0-r X EVERGREENS SI-IRUBS I-le filled it with benzine. I-le went to light his little lamp And hasn't since benzine. 556 FUEL OIL CI-IARCOAL . , COAL ELMIRA COAL . CO 322332 PENNA. AVE. "TWICE SCREENED COAL" STOKERS OIL BURNERS 60 UNIVERSAL Electric Vacuum Cleaners Electric Washers xxQ4,mL:on.K1N,1MM 91 MADE IN AMERICA v ' f I - I Electric Ranges ffnfgmiw wil' l S QQUPXNCY: . ibuiol Ugfh D'LSl'T WLXES , Pfglectymlf, crimxclkl SU --Ewvtbmg HUB o I 'Q . PHILCO Radlos Refrigerators Q R1 M"'A-NEWN Ereezer Chests I I I l N . . MEET ALPERT l HQTEL LANGWELL and 1 Elmiralv flloxt Friendly Hotel VJEAR DIAMONDS 5 Our New Function Rooms are A L P E R T 1 S Now Available Credit Iewelers and Opticians Call 7131 'UMC' Sk l ELMIRA CARL VVOLFF, Mgr. CORNING CORTLAND l FIDELITY MUTUAL LIFE INS. CO. Qffstablislacd 1 8785 EMPIRE FOODS INCORPORATED COM121-ETE LIFE IBRQTECTION lVh0l65dZ675 H7151 Di5tTibMl0fS 5100 Per Month-Disability for Life lliioo per Montli-Family Protection GRRCERIES 3100 per IVIonth-Retirement for Life FRUITS Bild VEGETABLES General Agent BEVERAGES for Southern New York DILLIAM E, MURDocK Phone 6111 Manager ELMIRA AUTO-FIRE GENERAL INSURANCE ma , " Campbell-Murdock CO., IHC- HoRNELL BINGHAMTON E bl' Q sta :shed 18685 AUBURN UTICA 1 I 1-1 I5 Mercliants Bank Bldg. Dial 2-4373 DO YOU WANT TO GO SOMEWNG TO COLLEGE? By all means, tackle that if you can. A first step is learn- ' ing to save. The boy or girl . who systematically saved even small amounts during school g years is alreacly half way to lx! his goal. I-Ie has formed the .rf right habits of thrift and in- ....,. . . . ....... Sfffff Your Acwfmt wife Uf ' .ws-if -Z:-.59 "" 1 .- -.uw-. -.-.,- -.--,- f. -' 'f'-5 is-24.-.:f:-1.-:Q 'Z J . .-.-I-I.-wi--:-z-:iz-:Az-:,4.g Q -'Gfs,,74, 1:-,. 1 '1 ' " 1':-25.-.-,.-.111-1-.1-1-1 ' ' ' 'Y i . . ' -.1 .1 T : 1, f "H" ELMIRA BANK sr TRUST COMPANY Ilfembev Federal Defwosfit I11Ju1'a11ce Corporation T- 980 COMPLIMENTS of H. STRAUSS, Inc. IZI N. Main Street ELMIRA, NEW YORK 543' Outjqtterx to MEN, YOUNG MEN and BOYS COMPLIMENTS OF DE LUXE CLEANERS BEFORE YOU BUY See MILLER ROOFING 63 INSULATION CO. X INSULATION METAL COMBINATION WINDOWS ROOFING SIDING I VVlJy Have Your House COLD IN WINTER I-IOT IN SUMMER? PK Better See the CLLITE MOTOR for EAGLE PITCHER INSULATION ARE YOU THINKING OE BUILDING? HARRY D. EEAN REALTOR loin Our I-Iouse of the MOIIII1 Club Now T Fm? RENT - SALES - APPRAISALS I LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITI-I ME I KNOW TI-IE BUYERS SAVINGS BANK bl! 218 E. XNIZIKCI St. Alember 812 WRIIILII Street Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Dial 7431 or 2-2825 ,.-.. ' l x f'- - 2 fI'A "'." I ., f-fi . Smaff C1051 CS Q - 'Ni-B" .4-.1..-.,..-. 4 f ' -Sc 'WL '. ' ESS I-ISIP IVIake the Right ImP1'essior1 Q? Uv, ui with Your Eriends and .Ia J' , dx:-I A' 9 z Q5 Business Associates U' O Q1 EEE If lf' O eo Egg- E: lhlnbzl'E 515.- 23 5, H 0 ff" a . "E ' Q15 m'1-ml? gf W 5-.5529 .2 E If E: 15 5 mg ' Eff 51 V' - 7' 'f' V A il. The Dad Ma Lad Store E5 0 2 Z 2 - 4- 'Q 4 Q 3 E 3 v- Q I L. 1 ' 9 Q 'fl 3 4 BuRT's INC. ' I 3725 1 157-159 N. Main St. Q d up m I 100 O P. M. BUELL COMPLIMENTS 63 SONS OF X ELMIRA ARMS C0 PLQRISTS Elmirkfs Most Interesting Store and PF DECORATORS bk II7 North Main Street Dial 8128 Elmira, N. Y. Compliments Of CONIPLINIENTS OF MOTORS MARK TWAIN PONTIAC AUTOMOBILES GMC TRUCKS 'CH3' 359 State Street SMART BUILD BETTER WITH STUDENTS WI-IAT YOU SAVE CHOOSE AT A WHIPPLE S X OD CT X I LUMBER YARD s e XZ -+0-r I Ink S Particularly 'I C meet ICE CREAM Phone 8169 To Our Su hscrihers: This section of the hoole represents the interests of Elrr1ira's hest merchants. Only hy means of their advertisements has it heen possible to sell this yearbook at ahout one-half cost. Consider them in preference to others. They have alone their hit toward our success. , SELECTING A MEMORIAL 2 may be a cliflicult task if left until necessity calls. You - 1-1 A ,. -, can avoid worry and distraction by planning your MINARD, memorial program without haste. it?-I! "f1.'.1 ' . . . . ' 'tn ". 'gfg112l'I'f Build while you live. Leave not to others a choice .1-1--'-4 A-.-.-,: - ' '-. '. . -"7 ' , N855 rightly yours. 11 415331-f mm -.fijft--,ye Q' ' , ' I 1 IIOS Wnlnrit Street, Elmira, N. Y. Dial 5569 0 101 102 0 EOR EVERY OCCASION . . . KINNEY SHOES 135-137 West Water Street Iustin T. McCarthy Funeral Home 403 'Walnut St. Dial 5880 SUNDURE PAINT PRODUCTS "Painters Wise Surzdurizi' M. Suskind E5 Sons, Inc. Wallpaper - Paints - Window Shades Venetian Blinds - Art lVIaterials Phone 2-0888 116 Lake St. ELMIRA, N. Y. Horwitz Bros. 1oo E. Church Street Elmira, N. Y. FINE and COARSE PAPER Swan E3 Sons-Morss Co. Inc. INSURANCE - All LINES Corner Lake and Water Streets I-Iulett Building "Where you pay your gas bill." I. P. E3 M. Sullivan FURNITURE RUGS and DRAPERIES IIS-II7 E. Water' Street K'Guess I'll hit the hayf' said Pidleman, as he slipped off the barn. Ioanne Van Order went to church for the first time. When the minister asked her her how she liked the services, Io replied, 'KWell, the music was Hne, but your commercial was too longf' Compliments Of Woolf 'S Flower Shop Comfzfmms Of Toe Bo1la's Soda Bar and Luncheonette Compliments of Tinker's Friendly Service The C0mPlfmf"m Welliver Construction Co. of Builders Elmira Tobacco Co. 812 West First Street Phone 2-0509 Compliments Compliments of of Banfielcl-Jennings Corp. Luckenbill SEEDS PETS Motor Co., Inc. and Chrysler-Plymouth Distributor SUPPLIES XVARMEST GREETINGS from Dounce Coal Co. 109 E. Second Street H. C. Varn E. B. Varn lim Betts: Wl1ere's your Pa? Don Parry: Gut in the barn hanging. . ffm: Per pete's SAKE, CUT HIM down. Don: Canit-he airft cleacl yet. u103 IQ4 0 IVIiller's Corner Store Phone 2-9318 5oo N. Main St., Corner Third St. Soda Fountain Greeting Cards Cosmetics- Canaly ana' Nuts Cigarettes and Tobacco Best Wishes Clate's Homestead Tavern 1804 West Water Street Phone 2-9159 Elmira, N. Y Patsy Clate, Proprietor Rosenbaum's SMART "Cu01yn'J FROCKS for Graduation and Class Day Exclusive in Eimira with Ioy Automaties Headquarters for Records Record Players Radio Combinations I-Iome Appliances RQSENBAU1X,'1'S 108 E. Church Sr. Elmira, N. Y Phone 2-7462 Shreibmans Compliments DIAMONDS WATCHES of KIRK STERLING SILVER Elmira Wholesale Co. feweiers Since 1893 214 East Water Street Cowwlimmtj Compliments of of Blue Goose Gift Shop Elmira Savingshand Loan BEAUTIFUL GIFTS ASSOC1Ht1OH 1NTER1oR DECORATING ZIO East Water Street Elmira, New York 209 College Avenue Elmira, N. Y. 106 I Compliments of Whipple's Automotive Equipment, Inc. E. Hazel Murphy fm DRESSES COATS - SUITS 33.5, 2II West Water St. 2nd Floor Kosmicki Bros Congratulations to 4oo W. Washington Avenue TI-IE TORCH TOBACCO - CIGARS X COSMETICS - PHOTO SUPPLIES PAPERS and MAGAZINES PRO-IOY ICE CREAM MCKESSON 65 ROBBINS PRODUCTS Crispin Library 209 W. Water St. Pipe Welding Supply Co. Distributors ACETYLENE and OXYGEN "Elmira,s Most Complete Photographic Store" Loomis E3 Hall CAMERAS and SUPPLIES GAS and ELECTRIC WELDING I 354 N, Main St. Elmira, N A SUPPLIES -Phone 2-0947- 612 William Street Elmira, N. Y. - Cameras Accessories Dial 2-2944-Night C1115 8903 Cine and Sound Equipment State Flower Shop IO5 State Street -Flowers for All Occasions- N. Collatos, Prop. Phone 2-9471 Elmira, N. Y. Complirrzcrzts Of Kobackefs Success to Elmira Free Academy Graalzmtes Rossfs Bakery Tea Room Bowling Alleys FINANCE YOUR AUTO Through the Merchants Acceptance Corporation ELMIRA, NEW YORK REAL ,TRUCKS AND BUSES elf Pioneer Motor Trucks, Inc. Second and State Sts. 3 MARKSON STORES to Sewe the High School Fellows Qand Girlsj with the "I-Iottesrn in SPORTSWEARl Markson's Maiii and Water Lake at Wasli. Ave. Elmira Heights Corcoran 63 Burke, Inc. Cfmrffwfnff -REALTORS- of , Werdenberg's ZS . Pli 137 W. Gray Sc. Elmira, N. Y. Buy Your New ' MAYTAG WASHER of Young's Hardware Mary, Mary, quite contrary, I-low does your homework go? Witli raclio singing ancl telephone ringing, No woncler your grades are so low. 0 107 A Grand Place to Shop- The Elmira Market Place Langdon Plaza Dial 2-9391 ll.. M. Rockwell Life Accident Group Insurance Group Pensions and Annuities Pli Phone 5486 Get Your Graduation Qomplimems Ties, Socks, and Other Snappy Accessories at the Of Mark Twain Men's Shop Cmnish Auto Sales "The Biggest Little Store in Town" X Located in the Mark Twain Hotel Main St. at 166 STUDEBAKER INTERIGRS "The richest child is poor 'without music b Y Knapp . i h l of Music Morrison s SC OO Elmira, N. Y. Established 1900 210-21.2 W. Gray St.-Phone 2-5666 104 College Ave' phone 2-1787 Compliments C 8 K Laundry of DRY cLEANERs Grotto 7117 4001 Rollercade 0105 108 0 Stetson Hats Manhattan Shirts Hample's Clothes Shop 314 East Water Street Elmira, N. Y. Compliments of M. Doyle Marks 63 Son Elmimis Ola' Reliable Music Store Dial 7711 309 East Water Street I37 Langdon Plaza Styleplus Clothes Wembley Ties Dial 6I86 COLONEL I-IENDY RICI-IFIELD I-II-OCTANE GASOLINE PIPES sg T Elmira Gil Co. Lagonegro Cigar Store 616 William Street 157 Lake sf. RICE-ILUBE OIL Sehanakefs Diners ELMIRA and WELLSOBO, PA. Pls Good Places to Eat Compliments of Mark Twain Gown Shoppe, Inc. Mark Twain Hotel Elmira, N. Y. Telephone 4823 KATHERINE B. SCHNEIDER Compliments Of Ryll's Pharmacy fudge to Barney: The police tell me you and your girl had some words last night. Barney: l had some, your honor, but l didrft get a chance to use them. The El-Ric Shop LENDING LIBRARY Greeting Cards - Stationery - Books IO3 West Church Street Dial 2-7330 Open Evenings Until 9 P. M. Brady Electric Inc. ELECTRICAL SUPPLY IOBBERS 255-259 State St. ELMIRA, N. Y. Phone 9191 Iohn R. VanCampern C0mP1ifHCHfS -1NsURANCE- of X Southern Tier Sales Corp. 4 1 8 Carroll Street State at First St. Phone 2-0171 Dial 5228 The place .to come Compliments for the tbzngs you want . . . Of Sears, Roebuck and Co. 207 State St. Elmira, N. Y. Carr's Cozy Corner C 1' nt , Om? gm S Berger s O MENS WEAR Your Liberty Shoe Store 105 E. Water Street "Exclusive Not Expensive 137 E. Water St. 0 109 llO 0 Compliments Compliments of of I-IILDA SCI-llVANE'S New England Kitchen Katherine K. Corset Shop . 102 East Water Street X Elmira, New York LET US LINE UP YOUR WHEELS Bear Axle and Frame Service Wheel Aligning and Balancing Auto Painting - Body Repairing Seat Covers - Safety Glass lohns Body and Fender Shop 506 E. Water St. IIMMIE SAYS- Exclmiueiy in Elmira Michaels-Stern WO1'5ECd-ESX I-lart-Schalifner CSC Marx Botany 5oo Tailored by Daroff Franks Clothes Shop Dial 6531 Main at First Elmira, N. Y Compliments Corfipiiments of of l Servglnl Saveyu igfu' Empire Grille Cor. Baldwin and Market Sts. X Elmira, N. Y. All Kinds of Floor Coverings Men's Nationally Advertised Shoes , Curtains , Llnolenms , Asphalt Tile at Cut Prices Dave Lewis Shoe Market 333 E, Water St. Opposite Water' Light Venetian Blinds H, Sheehe Sales Company 231-233 W. Water Street Phone 2- 1 795 Elmira, N.Y Compliments of Holly Funeral Home For the Thrifty Shopper- See Iayne's II6 W. Water St. Elmira, N. Y. , Compliments Blanchard Bros. of 1400 Grand Central Avenue Pls Henbest Insurance Service PURNITURE-RUGS-APPLIANCES Pls 312 East Water' Street Dial 2-1214 Advertiser Iob Printery, Inc. "Printing for Every Purpose" 218 Baldwin Street Dial 2-2787 State Grill Elrrzirrfs Moderrz Restaurant STEAKS CHOPS SEA FOODS 133 E. Water Street Phone 2-9183 WHITES for Graduation SPORTSWEAR for Play Tots 63 Teens 1 4 Turner Bldg. As Mr. and Mrs. Hutchinson walked by the seashore, rhe wife recited poetry to her husband. "Roll on thou deep and dark blue ocean roll on, forever roll," she exclaimed. "Ohl'y he exclaimed, K'aren't you wonder- full Itls doing itll' 0111 1120 G'Neill's Shoe Store 105 West Water Street Elmira, N. Y. Personius 8 Malone Ready to Wear ACCESSORIES 'and LINENS 120 North Main Street lulia B. Murphy APPAREL SI-IOP l Compliments ot The French Shop 122 W. Market St. lust Off min Sf. l Spmllzmg M l IUNIOR and MISSES DRESSES l l Compliments if l I' L5 LC CU' OWZIUQIZQ, IZC. A f' f' G J G 33 ,S S 'CPG ,sl 'NX E A ST" 3 'X X 1 SN- S 'KS Q 1575 LAKE STREET ELMIRA, N. Y. Compliments of Smith 8 Fudge ELMIRA Defzqners cf-'nqraverx and Prmfers EHNOVVELL G C0 ELHIRA, NY iioyyfli Ifovely Shop EVENING GOWNS lim: Do you think late hours are had for one? Ann: Yes, but they,re all right for two. DRESSES Dick Snover: Did you have your radio O11 l2l5II ' Ronnie Scbrock: Yes. 105i College Ave. Open Evenings Dick: I-Iow did it Ht? HERB. W. 1. ea E. R. TINNEY YOUNG n Floral Artzst pk The Hnest in Flowers for your orders. 135 LUMBER BUILDING SUPPLIES We Give Sod-I Green Stamps X . 'QQ 861 E, Church St Elmira N. Y. Phone 5208 213-215 Hoffman St. e113 U40 Compliments of 36-0121 GPH Qlnrpnraiinn Distributors for TI-IE AMERICAN OIL CO. and E-IRESTONE PRODUCTS FUEL OIL and KEROSENE Amoco Gas General OH'ice Branch OfIice - zooo College Ave. 341 V1 MOHIS St Elmira, N. Y. Bath N Y BENDIX PRODUCTS For the Automotive and Bicycle Industries The Bendix Starter Drive The Bendix Stromberg Carburetors Startix Automatic IVIade in Elmira, N. Y. Starting Switch The IVIorrow Bicycle Brake The Bendix Bicycle Brake Bendix Front Bicycle I-Iubs ECLIPSE MACHINE DIVISION Bendix Aviation Corporation ELMIRA, NEW YORK CONGRATULATIONS, CLASS OF 1947 ' MOMO'S ACCORDION SCHOOL Established 1918 829 Lincoln Street Elmira, N. Y. Dial 2-5IO5 PERRY and MAXCY General Insurance 'QW COR. BALDWIN AND E. SECOND STS. Telephone 5277 0115 116 0 EDGCOMHS bk QUALITY FURNITURE and RUGS X 161 N. Main St. ICE CREAM FROZEN EOODS 'GU Dial 6118 735 Baldwin St Complimcn ts to Class of '47 QW' Your Department Store -Always Reliable - Vx7itl1 All Good Wislmes from the GORTON COY bk Elfflifiljj Horne of Fmbiom gba Gommercia glass PRINTERS of "TI-IE TORCI-I" OFFERS ITS DEPENDABLE SERVICE TO ALI. WI-IO DESIRE Qprizzfiizq wizfh Qvresfiqe 380 SOUTH MAIN STREET ELMIRA, NEW YORK QOH 0126 STUDIO PORTRAITS OE DISTINCTION l 4 Your photographs in this book are the work of our studios. We l smcerely hope that all these photographs wxll perpetuate the memoly of happy Clays spent at ELMIRA FREE ACADEMY l of l'1Z1V111g SC1'VCd yOU. J W GCDLD TQ E STUDIQ 204 Water St. Phone 27451 Elmira, N. Y. l r 4 E I I I Q E s f N N ? l .4ulww- w . !1n,um mmu

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