Elms College - Elmata Yearbook (Chicopee, MA)

 - Class of 1939

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D., Bishop of Spring- field, founder and President of our Col- lege, we, the Class of 1959, dedicate this volume in gratitude for his prudent guidance, his affectionate interest, and his ever too few and always pleasant visits. Uflillgllffg , , , Four years of work and play- four years of prayer and study- Four years of friendship and guidance- four years of trial and achieve mem-a lifetime of memory. -OUR ELMATA Glnntvntn Book Book Book Book 1 THE 2 THE 3 THE -1 THE COLLEGE CLASSES CLUBS ACTIVITIES P inlml by BIBLE-PLIMPTON COMPANY I. 'RINHFIELII , MASS,Xf'HUSE'l'TS EI1!ll'IlI'llIj1 nm! Ar! Work by PHOENIX ENGRAVING COMPANY. SPRINUFIELII, MASSACHUSETTS ..-.L... I om the mother of fair lofue cmcl of fear and of knowledge and of holy hope. Ecclus xxiv-24. IUJHUK I fffxffw L I w X, Ami. YK? X QWN x5W9Nn9GXwfm2 , f X 4 . - f In ff tw lf? 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FACULTY OFFICES A READING - ROOM CORNER OUR LADY'S GROTTO fi 'ii """""-ur-gp 1 -f... ,M , M A ggi 7 1' JM, T7 I fir-Ky f' , N? f , Q ' new f,f -V,-.f-f V I. g qirife ,A 1. .1 ft xml!" , e . M , Elf, ADMINISTRATICN BUILDING O'I.EARY HALL IDJIQHKC EU! O Sw A V I IXEXK xx mf b THE TF, X QPXSSES Class Poem Shall we chant our teachers' praise, For leading us through learning's maze, Through the twisted paths unknown, That we at last have made our own? Or was it through our parents' care, Who smoothed the way and paid the fare, And always lent a helping hand, To breast the waves, and reach the land? Shall we thank our country's name That this democracy did frameg And let the note of freedom chime, O'er this land for all time? Perhaps the thanks is due a friend, Who did the inspiration send, And by his prayer with ours united, Brought the end we now have sighted. Perhaps for these victorious palms To God we should sing our psalms: Wlmo showed the road whereon we stood, And gave us Grace to do the good. To teachers, parents, country and friend, To Lord of all, our praises tend, To one and all, we gratitude owe, From loyal hearts, our deep thanks flow. MARY O'CoNNoR. W sm ...aaaw f ,.,, ,Q 5 4, D si gm we Uhr Svvninrn jOSEPHINE RITA ALBANO 29 Mnssasoit Rd. Worcester Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 'll M. -I. B. Debating Society, 1, 2, 3, 41 "The lXl.1rquec", 1, 2, 5, -11 A. A., 1, 2, 41 Metaphysiczil Club, 51 Social Action Forum, -1, Lt' Ctzffr Fr.1r1g'.1ii, 1, 21 B, V. M. Sodality, 1, 2, 5, sl: Basketball, 1, 2, -1. "jo" is the type that is welcome in any circle-especially if there are cow- boy songs in the air, or if Mussolini is in need of defense. "jo" is hap- pily remembered for her songs-and she sings with feeling, for her smile- nnd it is a winnerg for her sincerity- it is Charming. Her manner is quietg yet every event from a basketball game to L1 glide on the waxed square found "Josie" present-with her smile and ever ready wit. . WW X . Q -e . r. 'X ,. 'A - ' ' fmfigai.-9 f-ef' Q y W + ,,, ,..,,.t.r , ,X 118--f f, .Ns ,,,,,, X, ..,, ,,.s,M,,M.MMWww.WNWsmNWtmswwwsv.NsvsswsvwswwmxxxwswNWWTWWS ,- A-, -f Qelww:xxgetWNNtmtwtwwwmw1-NNNxttt...its-sims.wwstwsv.tuvsvivwmwwwmmwwwm S W ?f' X N : ly nn- '- PM '15 ,417 v, -D31 -2' 'Y' A slim and graceful "Sophisticated Lady," A "causeur" of the "Tribe of Ben" called Kenny, fresh from a suc- cessful appearance as one of the young moderns in "Stage Door." Her forte is definitely the theaterg her desire, to follow the footlights. Witlm her easy nonchalance, sturdy sense of humor, background of a Celtic heritage, Kenny's future in that field is assured. While we've known her, Helen has gone her way with that same sort of impersonal aloofness to difliculties that have arisen. So we can safely wish for Helen-many a curtain call! HELEN ROSALIE BARRETT 26 Mosher St. Holyoke B. V. ISI. botlality, 1. 2, 3, vig Glue Cluh, 2. 51 M. bl. B. ll,-hiring Society, 5, -lg Ltr Cum' C.fift'!l,1ut1, l, 2, 3g Metapliysical Clulw, fig "The Marquee", 2, 3, 'ig hltiiisigiitmi' Doyle Science Circle. 21 A. A., 1, 2, 5, ,lg I.1te1'.itui'e Committee, Cli1ui'm.in, -4. , rtt. t..t,..ttt X W . -QQ-Q., uexwx tr. ,. it N V131 is-Q X fxswwwwmmw NWMQXN : j f X xxx ........................t.,..,..t.....a....,...s.....t. tt,. - tm, ttt,tt..tt.,tt...ttttitttt.t.. .. t..ttttttttt.itt - ,.t.. , ,Que t,t.ti . , .- - -. . Yi ,tt. X xx X, .t t. t.tt,.,.t., t t t. af' u XXX t J sm . , Eh- . 5. X rf,7 ' 1 N I t . fn -. " '?:..,n,1:Y" MARGARET GIYRTRUDE BRESNAI-IAN 15 Mendon St. Uxbridge Glee Club, 1, 3, Alg M. ul. H, Debating Society, 1, 2, 5, -lg "The Marquee", 1, 2, 3, -ig A. A., 1, 2, 5, -lg Basketball, 1, 23 Monsignor Doyle Science Circlet 1, 23 1NIetaphysical Club, 51 Social Action Forum, -lg Lt Cuwfe Ffilllplll, 1, 2, B. V. M. Sudtllity, 1, 2, 3. -1. She answered to the name of "Mag", you remember, and it was fun to have her around to answer. You could be sure of a real homey chat that did your heart good when "Mag" dropped in for a visit, and you could be equally certain that you would hear much of her hearty laugh. "Mag" was a real person-at home on the elocution platform, the cheering section, or the dance floor. And she likes to tell you of all the celebrities who call Uxbridge "home"! lf- 28 -'-121 gfwiwafs 5W.w.t. M..,.wwwhwyscum.mutttam.uttwuwtsemiuyttytxesmiwtuww-y swtxvqhg T5 A gn , is s xg - Q I5 ' ,q ' C D : A ,ff T. an qui,-,, "Phil" is a good person to put on a job when you want it done, and done well. Her most prominent virtue is her generosity, and many 21 fellow student can nod grateful agreement to that. Maybe her usual manner of liv- ing is not as noisy as the general run of us-Phil studied even if she hated to be accused of it. But you didn't have to count twice to be sure she was present for all the fun. She had one very distinctive hobby-she liked to invent a coiffure for every other day. ll XY!ym.1n Sr. PHILIPPA MARY BURKE Glee 1. 3. -ll Li. Ctllft Fftlllilllii, l w S I Qin r Ctllf6Hi.l!I.I, Z. 3. -lg A. A.. 1. 2. 3, -ip "The Mar ucc M. .l. B. Debating Society, 1. Z. 5. -ig Social Action Po lx physical Cluh, 51 Monsignor Doyle Science. 1, 21 7 Si t 1 1. 3. 3. 'll Ch.iirm.1n of Refreshments. Senior Pri ission .rx Manager, J, R. QW .... x X V K 'twwq-M :is.w3:b wwwswsswwiws wx X WNNX , . ------V-1 W t ..,s 1 :Ny lr, -Z Q..ce.,c.ilA.. ....,..........i .. t..... .... . ........ . . . .. . f qi- .. -5 is C295 Q msg t ,LM -an M: Mes, 'fa Tngff' 'AY' ANN CECELIA CARROLL 6 Main St. Millville B. V. M. Sodality, 1, 2, 5, 4g Glee Club, Secretary 1. Treasurer 2. Vice'President 3, President -ig L., Carre C.mel!.u1,1. Secretary 1. Treas- urer 2, Vice-President 3, President 413 M. -I. B. Debating Society, 1. 2. Secretary 31 i'The Marquee", 1, 2. 3, -ig A. A., 1, 2, 3, 43 lvlonsignor Doyle Science Circle, 1, 23 Social Action Forum, 41 Sophomore Hop. Music Chairmang junior Prom, Music Chairman, Elmata Dance, Gen- eral Chairman, Art Editor, Elmatag Basketball, 1, 2, 3, -ig A Capella Chairman, 4. "Sammy" of the "Tribe of Ben"- smart. modern, bewitchingly lovely. A bit of Puck and a bit more of Pan- his very pipes hidden in her charming voice. Het flair for design is ex- pressed in sketches that sweep into reality under her deft, imaginative stroke. Definitely versatile, "Sammy" does everything better than best. Her French would be tout a fait parisien at the Place de la Concorde, and her Spanish on las plazas de Madrid. Because many and oft are the times Ann goes Holy-Crosssward, for her we draft the most romantic of futures. .I ,- fs r ' ' f gif A XJ nh .1 x W,u. t ateX WM.awc..M.WWeme-ms.W.NtNew.Wastwcan-.wNwwmwuau uwwwiceicoyw- G .- 3 gk 1' Qu? omg, wQwM.wN NewNtx.tamawwxtM.aWNwWNawwa .X t xt X X t X weak A it C307 x 1, l .M x P.--1 -ec 'ggi ' ,..wQx " 'Di ' 1 With an all-embracing smile, Marie has greeted us each morning through- out our four years at the Elms. It didn't take us long to discover that underlying her genial nature is it keen, appreciative sense of humor. More than once that blessed gift came to the fore, and saved the day. She can be serious, too. Wlien it comes to apply- ing herself to studies or class duties! pre-sto, a very different Marie emerges and goes to work on her assignment. A happy disposition, such as yours, is 21 valuable asset in life, Marie. . 5513? f 'gf-gf lXlARll2 ELEANOR CQURTNEY 5 Beacon Ave. Holyoke "The M.i1'quee", 1. 1, 5, ,ig M. DI. B. Debating Society, l, Z, 5, -lg A. A., 1, 2, 5. -ig Monsignor Doyle Science Circle, l, 23 Lt' Cercle Fitifzgxzi-. 1, 23 Glee Club, lg Social Action Forum, -ig B. V. M. Sodiility, 1, 2 5, 41 Mt-tiipliysictil Club, 3. ssssvs Q pw ..-. . . ...W , 0 65, X tttt tttttcttt , , t,t, ,,t..,tt..tt.t,t,,t,ttr . ,. t.,. t, .....t. tt ,.tt,ttt , ,t,tt.t....t t.t.tt.t...ttt.,tt..,.,ttt , ,ttwttxwx c 31 i Z 1 h , ,,.....c X 'lifvbifiu wwf-'i'v v RQSEMARY ANN CUMMINCQS 370 XX7est St, Pittsfield Le Curl: 1:I,UIg.Ifv, 1, Treasurer 2. 3. President 41 A, A.. 1. 2, 5, -lg Baslcctball, 1, 2, S. ll Tennis Champion. li Monsigiior Doyle I Science Club. 21 Metaphysical Club. 11 "The lNlarquee", ig A Capella Chairman, 41 Sodality. 1. 2. 5. '41 Cilee Club, I, 2, R3 Qrchestra, 1, 2. 3. 'll Social Action Forum, ll Senior Prom. General Clliairman. "Rosie"-a name synonymous with extra curricula activities. Wfherever there was activity, there was "Rosie". A proverbial "friend in need", her door was a magnet to all who passed. Her scholastic drives were as powerful as those on the tennis court, and that's not bad! A knitter "par excellence", and equally clever on the basketball floor! As president of the French Club, slie made no small contribution to the "Carrie FI'.1l1Q71f,l". Still she found time to take part in West Point's social life, and to wind up four glori- ous years as chairman of the Senior Ball. l I v i me me l 1 ilfjff-'f.,', .sy Y'?'r.:wa,1nf,wweue-esssrmaasr wakes, . st, is. Mint gee H2 if lxsx c D FQ f! 1 4 A prismatic glass in the light with its variegated rays Marguerita llllltllliy. In one lightefirm waves of philos- ophy and debating converging in logical thought .ind extending heyond in linguistic fluency. Delicate. well- defined lines of rhythm. harmony. perspective. Another ttirn tlr.1m.itic ability in one magnificent sweep of color. Then the most important put of our prism, its foundition, Mar- guerita herself Wgmcious, generous. strongly willed. highly intelligent. We admire her talents. hut we respect still more the charming personality that enhances them. the strong ch.ir- acter that fortilies them. NIARGKIQRITA MARY DANAHEX 'I S.inl'ord St. C hicopee hi, -L fi Ilehntuig Stmiety. l. Secretary 1. Xuee its tern President. 41 ddlc hlArquee . 1. 1. Xuce-Presnlent F. TreJsurer 2. 5. 4. Lt C.em.Q I .w:gx:. l. iecretdrr 1. 4. i Cree C 1. 2. 1, ll Bliwisigihir Ilwyle Scienee Cahih. 1. 1. Swcigi . 1 it ll Bletaphysical CQluh. 4. B, N'. BI. Stmlahty. 1. I. 4. l VY,,,,- -.- c. .. twist " nt: " ssssswxi Nasmmzexswetww-Nmt e..tittf-msiiisi-V .1554-L' Newt Wm...-...t...,..M...M........t..........wMw..,t...,.t....w.Wti.-v....MtW.s,-WVM, -X-wiv 9 .Q - , :- 4 f o Wx.vBma9E2:- . V Neges, nj- - 'S 33 5 E Ol i-. , V 1, 0 ll -1. -- me Xp . .Q my tv. 4- r' . its xf t . .v x DOLORES THERIYSE DONLIN 75 Miller St. Springfield Vice-President. 1, 1, 5, ll Lt' Ctirlt Fi.n14'.1li. 1. 2, 3, -lg B. V. M. Sodality, 1. 2. 5. 'll Glee Club, Alg M. j. B. Debating Society, 2, 5, ell "The Marquee", 1, 2, 5, -ig A. A., 1, 2, 'll Monsignor Doyle Science Club, 1. 23 Social Action Forum, A11 Metaphysical Club, 33 Sophomore Hop, Chairman Refreshmentsg Freshman Reception, Gen' eral Chairmang Cap and Gown Sunday, Entertainment Chairmang Editor-in-Chief, Elmata. WX XXNN rx Four short years ago "Dol0r" came to O. L. IE. with great expectations for the future, and a determination to realize them. That future has come and gone, and with it has come the fulfillment of these ambitions. She is determined and never wavers either in her ideas or her ideals. Her friendli- ness has endeared her to everyone- students and faculty alike. Her service as Vice-President of her class for four years, and as Editor-in-Chief of the Year Book give evidence of the prac- tical side of her nature. MWWWWWXNKN A 5'7"i:5..' atN.WWtymt..t...twtt.ttw.t..t.,ttWeWWetwtMt.tv-ttwttte-Wt-tttttwtttw NwttttttvNwivttiwtty Qtvwtttaglxs:tttMumws.ww.t..Mnatvmstwesesswexaewmme H- ----'-" .....f..f:ffH.mt.,ff:'ff-.rx C349 I ' ' "4 x 3 lv X . . ' 2 nb :,,.WN 'itmujfll' ,. , v X. A warm smile, a cheery "I-If?-and "Fitz" is with us. If we can manage it, she stays. Gaiety and sincerity go hand in hand in her make-up. As a "property man", actress, or party chair- man, we could depend on her to be an indefatigable worker, and to cheer us with her contagious laugh. Nor did she have to read Dale Carnegie to learn how to make friends-it seems to be her native quality. We think it is this latter gift that will prove a rich blessing in life. MARGARET PATRICIA FITZPATRICK 150 East St. Great Barrington Secretary, 5, -13 Glee Club, 1. Z, F: B. V. VM. Sodality, 1, 2, 3, -11 The Marquee , l, 2, 3, -lg Le Cwflt' I'ltllIg'.Ill. 1, 2, 5, -ig M. J. B, Debating Society. 2, 5g A. A., 1, 2. 3. 'll Monsignor Doyle Science Club. 23 Social Action Forum, -4, Metaphysical Club, 5. ,M s's"""" 'N , ttt,.., t t. ,. ,..... ....,..,...,....,..,.,. .,... - ,..............,....,.,.,,...,,, , ,..,.........,... . . W ..,......... M., X t : , ., .I ttttt A t.,,tt,ttittt,t.,t ,t,,tttt.t e t,t.,,t,.,tt..,,.it,,,.t.tt . , .,t,tttt,,,t,tt,t.,t,,.,..X t,ct,tt,ttsttt,,,,.tttt.,tittttttt . X., 3 e N if Q9 -' MN Xxx f 55 gw nu-.gf X ,,.. 1, L. ,,.. ,.t, t , R 'Lf'-GAT?" X gs t: S A MARY ANACITA FOGARTY 1 Pleasant St. Three Rivers B. V. M. Sodality. 1, Secretary 2, Vice Prefecr S, Prefect 41 l..1 Curie Cr1ilefl.1:1.1. 1. Secretary 2, R3 M. j. B. Dt-hating Societt BQ 5 The Marquee". l, 1, S. ig Mtirisigrmr Doyle Sticnce Circle. 2. 31 Metaphysical Cluh. Sp Social Action Forum. vig A. A.. 1. 21 Halloween Party, Chairman tlecormitiiig General Ch.urm.m, Cap .md Gown Sun- ti.-ll' A The prefect of our sodality-and such an able onel Quietly and thor- oughly has she worked, shepherding her charges, smoothing out difficulties, ever capable, ever serene. Before we referred to her as prefect, she was noted for her "room". Her un- bounded hospitality, her helpfulness, the fact that she was an Academy grad emo wonder that the annex was never without a visitor. We don't doubt that Mary will find happiness in lifeewith characteristic foresight .md philosophy facing and overcoming its difficulties. aasmx mwwwamm.. igsfi '11, se . . at -X- My-vw-M-sv-r esmggymgyg ji ' gg Q, -- -W 'W "W 'I t 2: .. rf t Sew' - c-36, , Q Zvi L r x 4l.TnQf5" . 33 ,wt . s She belies the theory that brains do not go hand in hand with beauty. A "natural" in philosophy, her striking good looks and ability to wear tlothes made her a unanimous choice for the Daisy Chain and the Fashion Show. She has the ability to do things-fe and do them well. Her enthusiasm and cooperation have been definite assets to the class of 39. Add to these her ability to make friends and we prxditst a full life for Gertrude. C1lfRTRL'Dlf LALlRlITTA lf! if JTl'l 50 Nexada St. Sprinf held r v -. be-Li'ei.tri'. l.21Lt Ltirxt l'l.1IIt.lll. l. 2. w. sl. Lt Lf: t I II I lg A. A.. 1. 2. 5: hliviasiyuiai-r Doyle Science Cirtle. 2 Mttiphxsul Club. 5. Siitial Action Forum. 'li The l'Nlatquee. 1. 2. 4 B X Siidality. l. 2. 5. Treasurer ll Glue Club. 1. ig Sopliuin--re p f.1i-Chairman faxiirsg Freshman Reception. C,i,-C,liairm.in tix s ii eiate editor. lilmata. -ai, .. ...,. .-.....,.,.. eww..,-N-.W-.mv---....,..t..........-a..........-M..-.,..-....t-........ .i-, N. M...s......... ,..-....,.et.. .,y. -...X R. t.,,..v 5 .N ,.s .,..,,., . ,, , i 37 7 ' ' ' ' - , I s "f . ar' -N Q. Y -,W ' . 'glsfnlv' N. MARIE LOUISE FORD 103 Lenox Ave. Pittsfield Glee Club. 2. R. I: Klrclic-stint, 1. 3. IQ A Capella Cliairman. -lg A. A.. 1. Z. x I1 liiskttlvll. 11 Bltwiisigiitiir Doyle Science Club. 1, 23 IXIc-t.1pliysic.iI Llub. gl Social Action Foruiii, -ig "The INI.u'quee". 5. -l: Lt f,tHilt l"i..'1xt.f1i. I. 1, 3. ll ,luniot Pioiii, Cli.1itm.1n favorsg B. V. M. Nntliliti' I ' 5 I' flux XVIII "Ivor" of the "Tribe of Ben"-she has read all species of literature but it is only upon very close questioning that she ever exhibits her knowledge. Native talents are an ever ready smile, a smooth alto voice, which adds a pleasing harmony to every quartet, and a sense of rhythm displayed in her triangle tapping. Her cheery rejoinder of Hjeezle Beezlen and a few other choice ones give evidence of her orig- inality. If eyes have anything to do with efiiciency, Fordie has what it takes. It is with regret that we bid her au revoir. A - s--.K 25 5.3 t-mn M M tt N -W sg ?-,Ei -5 xwi2g::w..,.......::t:.w-. -,-- .f-V .is Y..---.TA .. .1 ,..-,,Q K ': - .v K sw, . ge t C389 . 5 '-. .-'C ' 3135315 X , ixf a "Marg"-our foremost exponent of the "On with the dance" motif. Truck, Glide, Lambeth, she does all with a definite assurance. Popular, her "bon mots" are keen, and clever. "Gurus" laughing personality is felt at meeting -and that hrst impression remains. We always counted on her to keep the "Commuters' Haven" in gay mood. Still, "Gam" does not eschew more serious business. A real student, she is excellent in French. And should we speak of future, we leave "Marg" with a more than promising outIook it is a positive appeal for the best Life offers. MARGARHI' MARY GARVEY 146 King St. Springfield B. V. M. Sotlality. 1, I, 3, ll lNli-nsignoi' Doyle but-nrt' Circle. 1, 23 Lt Ctrfft l7i.n1t'.:.'i. 1, 2, 5, Tl'L'.INLll'c'l' ig A. A., 1, 21 Lilac Club. 4: lNlct.1physic.1l Club. 31 Social Acrion Forum. ll St-moi' Prom. Music Chairman: Elmara. Associate Etliior. Nav- X Kmxmwwmkmwtts.Waka ,1 "-Z 35, Qiliilissxwswa i X ,,,aaf:xss,ff:sf--,e:f.f.:...a xm:femsw.f..1: ,.... .s:mmsataa,.r.,...,:NNQa.Svcs 5 5 , C39 D F ii i' 1 - O 3 " E -,Z ,K -A 41. 52' .Y X: Q. MARY CQATHlIRlNli GIBLIN 153 King St. Springfield l.t Cftitilt lf,wr.1fi, I. Z, 5. ll Glee Clult. l. 2. 3. -lg li. V. hi. Nt-tl.ilitxg 1, 2, 3. ll 'The lXI.ii'quee". 1. 2. lL M. Fl. B. Delmiting ocic-tif I. H, S, -ig lXlct.tplix'sic.il Cluh, Hg Social Action Forum, 'ig Ni-iisigiioi' Doyle Sciencc Cluh. l, 21 A. A., 1, 2. We, of the cltiss of 1959, feel that Mary should receive an honorary de- gree in addition to her B.A.fher CC. fCollege Clmuffeurj ri mark of dis- tinction she has earned. If anyone has given the use of her car and her time willingly and frequently, it has been Mary. But that spirit of giving herself is at chgtractertistic trait. Those who have served on committees with her know how very true this is. Thoughtful, agreeable, witty, ready for work, and ready for fun-Mary, for whom we sincerely wish future suc- cess and happiness. ,,,.....,.,,xX wwmfm Aff' ? 1wwwxQwmwsmmxamsmwx wtm X wwe- WNNNH iw "G RN ,... 1. gag. i2tL1'A' -v : s ,vt h was : E , - 3 . 1- 0 p x C J P if Nr, i Q X, v, ,-. : . ,,s2', N 1511319 - X. I Q ' 6 We called her "Ann"-because she was named Anna and preferred Anne. Remember her crown of golden hair? Remember her tinkling laugh? "Ann" had a quiet, reserved nature that was only a camouflage for the nature that was fun-loving and riot-causing. She was a student, who really made friends of her booksg she was a musician, too, with a preference for baritonesg she was a friend who practiced sincerity. A practical nature bound up with a love of the beautiful. X uct... , i ...., ANNE ELIZABETH GILLOOLY 66 Meacham St. Wfi l li.1mstov.'n Glee Club. 1. 2. 5. becretary ,lg li. V. M. Sotlality. 1, 2, 3, ig hlimnsignimr Doyle Science Club, 21 'wlihc lXl.1rqt1cc", l. 2. 3. -lg Lf' Cffflr' FHH14'-ffl. 1. 2. 5. -lg Social Action Forum, ll lXli-rapliysitpil Club. 33 A, A.. 1. 2, X X . --t .- X it 5-if X X t , anManuNwi8SksSNwaaaausduduuuuuuum ss.9Ma,auuususua X C417 y. ..,.,, ,.,,.,,r,: , ..,cc..c,r--c W i:,. f-r-:.m.:rfffM:-t:----- Sw 1 7 XX x twwwttmvwx in tlxgtttwtttrzrxy.w.t.,. s rsasec2f3',Esws Y WT' 0 ll-4.7 X X "'f.Gn'l5': fwxxffsv 1 . Hlil.liN GIYRTRUDIY KEIEGAN 19 Cliatliain St. Pittsfield 1g'.11i'. li. V. lNl.5iitl.1lity, l, 2, w. ll A, A., 1, 21 Lt Ltitlt lmlz I, 2, 51 lxltrllsljllltili Doyle Science fllula. 'l'i'e.1st11'er 1, Vice-President 3, President ll M. ,l, li. Delmting Society. 2, 31 "'l'lie lNl.lrquee", Cilee Cflulw, l, 2g Social Attn-n lininin. ll lxletapliysical Cluh, 3. , t ,ma News ,XR t N. X tc . . we XSSAX t MN ftxsfvas l, 2, 4, The scientific genius of our class. Friendly yet reserved, always well- groomed, perfectly at ease, and ever composed, Helen has quietly made her ability to charm known to all. Though we loved your attempts to entertain us with your "petites plaisenteriesn, Helen, were sorry we have to admit that even now we don't see the point of your duck joke. Our knowing her has made us love her, admire and envy her vast knowledge, and has assured us that "Keeg" will successfully ter- minate whatever enterprise she may attempt in life. X vs 1 Y tx A T" , kR'mNwWKmWk'k.Xk sn, H , -fsti J .--sw s 'f ' 1 A I 'Nav -xxwxxxxw xvnvwn-.www-41-:!::: .....'::::-'rw-QS-"':'::,::.' J.JJJ"'I,, " ' ' 3y,ssv,X,x N vs : ,g,3:, , 1,59 N.. "" -Q I 6 NN. f rj e X we .W 50 ll -,lf Wi c J , .- www., .atwxm X A lg 0 0 New 42 ,wwf s I Capable, ellicient, and willing, Eleanor was always ready to devote her time and energy to any class activity. Her ability to handle money was evidenced by her competent bal- ancing of our class budget for four years-a job which none of us envied her. Good sportsmanship, skill in athletics, capability in any classroom, attractiveness, emphasized by her wavy auburn hair and her clever choice of colors in her wardrobe to bring out the beauty of that hair, all made her an outstanding individual and an out- standing member of the class of '39, IILEANOR Tl-IERIYSA Klfl..l-lHl R 25 Abbctt St. ictnlitl i'e.1surer, 1. 2. 3. ll Glue Club. l. Z. XL lv Y M N ltlitx 1, 2. 3, -41 "Tlx lNl.ii'qt1t-e". 1.2. 4. l1l.t Cftnlt Im i fl 1 a 1 B. Debating Club. 2. 9: A. A.. l. 2. Suit 3 t Monsignor Doyle Scienct- Club. 21 St -or lin-in flllllllllll l ix. is lNletaphysic.il Club, 5. Social Action lfwrum, 4. ...Mt QW N WOAN -ff---1-:::.AxQm t........ N - X PM tsvwxrmrvtkiiifi. ....... E.--..s.,, ..,... 1 :az .,... Exagfaze,Q:?fS??5SXSvv-sueiiazcazaaaa1s:Q:Mtitft::::fsmm S wNtNtWM. X X xx XX taewatauattc..::.:f.-:,wmaw.by--fwas-.,..L...t.,t..i..t.Mt..Maw:,.,...t.esif- H ttt. - .avWwataN.w 5 .A tt.tttt t X 'xx 5,9 " is x ,wil X exkxfxf I MAR Y MARGARET LARKIN 19 Greenbrier Sr. Springlield B. V. bl. biicldllty, l, 2. v, -IQ Ltf f,t'1t'ft' f'l.Hll'.l1i, 1, 2, J, -I, hltiiisigriiiit Doyle Science Club, I, 21 A. A.. l, 2. 5, 'll "The Marquee", i, 2, s, i, iii. U. is. D l L- 5 Social Action Forum. President, -lg Ring Cloinmirtee. Cl14iirm.1n1 Sn elmiting Club, 1, 2, S, 'll Metnpli 'sical Club, 51 phu- more Hop, Music Cllmiriimiig l3lm,it,i Dance, Music Cl1Llll'l'l1.iI1Q Basket- Rather tall, definitely collegiate looking, and blond. Always ready, willing, and most able to be our pianist when we wanted to dance to the latest swing numbers or when, in a more serious mood, we wished to listen to some operatic air. A real lover of music, a composer as well as a very clever pianist, an excellent swimmer and diver, fond of all sports. All her talents and charms together with her sweetness, sincerity, and can- didness make "Lark" a very real per- sonality, and a delightful person to know. ball, 1. 2, 5, ll Class bong, 'fTx.T-SY A t- -sscmgffggxj-says - t, X, L gy: New . :sv vs .tt,tt,..tatwtsssmX vWN sNWk1iNXNXM NkRN'6N kYk A-EQSQQ , Q- N .. cs., NW... .t v. st. .M c,t,tt.ttt.t.tXc.Nttstvwww 5, 4 5 --f tNtttN...t.lm,tvuct.tsW.Nv.ttwt.t.w.t-t...t.vt-....tt.t...t..tcW,wa1?M-M..Wm.1.4, -effeeff, gf, , Af, , . 5 xkigg :J .Qi5,. S X 8 I NN, ....,.,.tt. X ,N sb gi g C44 ex V 40 - me l i Ms , 12 1165: Warn? One girl who could answer all the questions of any "Information Please". Extremely well-informed on a variety of subjects, social and sociable, friendly to all. "Anne" was an industrious worker, a valuable member of any committee, and was generous almost to a fault. As an interpretive dancer, she led the troupe in "Pilates Daugh- ter",-and as a ballroom dancer, she would stand out anywhere. Refresh- ingly lovely, with the unusual com- bination of blond hair and brown eyes, so we will always remember her. And leaving her we wish her all success. 's N .,. - e-. ' ' ANNA LOUISE LEHR 68 Parkside St. Springfield Soclaliry. 1, 2. 5. -ig A. A., 1, 2, 3, '43 IN I B Debating, u J. -ll Lt Ctrrilt l51.1r14'.lii, 1, 2. 5, 41 hltrrisigriiir Dmlt Science Cir ' Metrpliysical Club, 53 Social Action In litshman e ceptiun. Cu-Cli.1irm.1n lnitiationg "The lXl.1rcuce l fl b l. 2. . u . 'll Senior Prom, Cl'Itlll'Il'l.1Fl DCCUl'.lIltlH9 ,L - Q..-......iem i"'ii ........... , "::::A:::1a-ai X www mwx xx M--e::f:,:f:.f.::1-fe:-ff: "-' zza +--c-fe when-reefs' H, -',- , E, .1 iw ctttt ttt. tX..tttt. ms. tt..ttt.i a .... f' f X S E: A s Q C 45 J 'za in -, gf X J. fag --,, 'D rf 2' 'NEI' FDNA FRANCES LUNNIZY 61 Hathaway St. North Adams President, 1. 2, R, 'll Sotlality, 1, 2. 5, ll M. bl. B. Debating Club, 2. 3, l1 "Tl1e lXI.ti'qiiet-H, 1, 2, R. Pi'es1dent 'll Sutial Action Futtiin. -lg Netapl1ysit.1l Cfluh, sg A. A., 1. 21 Monsigntir Doyle Science Cluh, 23 Ia tfirtft f'iI.H!t'.Ifl, 1, 23 Business lXI.tn.tger, and lflmara. A natural born leader! Although she has directed our Class through four happy years, the word "dominating" cannot be applied to her personality. Rather her mind dominates by its force, clarity, and store of knowledge. She specialized in debating and dra- matics, and to those she contributed much time and labor. We wouldn't be wrong in saying that her red gold hair and flawless complexionecom- plete with a freckle or two on the nose -are the envy of all. Steak is her delight, Candid cameraing, her hobby. Her versatility insures het a splendid future. f pw- . A W X ,t.,.t.t .t.ttt t XX sS'WWY'is5?i1s'1EsW ga .t , t NX rv X ' :Kris-desks:wisssusg-ts-test . ,Q ,:F sxms mmx xXxm mm2mNkhN x . V K K x V x fwtgtf -' .. - - qt Xsixfigf Q ,, Ag 6 W'-'F ld' 7 r l'Z's-'iii' 5' 't-will A ,r"'! i Petite and pretty, a friend to every- one, and a good student. "Mays" vocabulary in French as well as in Spanish has been the envy of us ull. Her willingness to work has been ll boon to the class of '39-and to the school-for she's always ready to vol- unteer her services when she can be of help to anyone. Wlintever her course of life, we feel sure that our "May" will be just as successful in it as she has been during her four years at O. L. E. l MARY MARGARET MAI-IONIEY 2 Pleasant St. Blackstone B. V. M. buclality, 1, 2, 5, 'll Glct- Club, l, J, 'lg L.1 Cjllifc' fT.llfcH.ll1.1. Z, 3, 'lg Lf Cticlt l"i.111g.1li. 1, 2, 3, -lg M. VI. B. Debating Society, 1, 2g "The lXl.ll'LIlICCi., 1, 2, 5, 'lg A. A., l, 2, 5, -lp hliiiisigiitiit Doyle Science Circle, 1, 23 Soci.1l Action Forum, ig Soplioinore Hop, Cu-Cl1.1ii'in.1n Tickets, junior Prom, Ticket Clig1ii'm.1ng lflni.it.1 Dance, Publicity Cl1Llll'I11.ll11 Busl-tetbnll, 1, Z, 3, -1. N, ,t.....,t tctt , ,N N :rf XX ., , ,, , svv 'NNN , W A9"'5Z,' Nsx::ss:tw:mmxx xxwwxxxwwssxNkwRRkNNNNS QS5 X 'X W H' - In 1- ..,mc,w,L,L,,:,w:a,m,,.,.wsifffrfexemmcxeiscsmctxmvsmstvvscwwwwgwsmwwsmuwwwNMNTY 5 5 :gi firm., r,t,t Xtt,, , ttc..cttt.t X, t..t.t...,ttti cc t,t..t,.tt. t,t...ttttcsttttt. X tt c..WstwX vw Q XXX x ff -ff N Q, in N , Y .,. 1 xv A 4475 ff,,.NXN 2: sk E ,,,,m,R '91,.,ng :V V:-Q 3 -wr 5 1 MARY ANN MARTINIK 10 Barrett St. Social Action Forum man Picture Committee, Science Circle, 1, 21 M. Marquee", 1, 2, 5, ,lg Le Lmtz, 1, 2, 51 Glee Club, of the Prophet. Clinton , 4, Metaphysical Club, President, Co-Chairf Social Action Forum, -11 Monsignor Doyle -I. B. Debating Society, 1, 2, 5, -13 "The cfm-It Fr.1114'.zii, 1, 2, 5, -lg LJ Cfnte Calle!- -lg B. V. bl. Sodality, l, 2, 3. -lg Prophecy The cheeriest and friendliest mem- ber of our class, "Molly", by her thoughtfulness and lovable nature, charms everyone with whom she comes in contact. An eager scholar- one who is always ready with a con- tribution, and a conscientious workeree always the first to rush to the library to seek that reference mentioned in class. Remember how sweet and pretty she looked in her original party dress at the sophomore Halloween party? We wish you luck and happiness, "Molly", and hope that all your dreams come true. it at XX V x wvv ':, X -wswszxyx. . xx 14' wsmww::ws eAxwssc N 9, .......-.MW ..t.. N. .t.,..... ,,...,tt., tu XM... tt.tc.. .N .......a,.............a.......,? twtawwy X - J ct .aa ......... ..., . ........ - .-.-.. .V ..... N-. -... www ri 0 YUOMNNI EW 5 Q :e i 3 tt.t a ,x,.w...w.. .,,,.,,.,.... ,,., . ,...-,-.--,. 3 o M 'rf C ':. 7 , . writ., Sparkling with joie de vivre, deli- cately graceful. Loretta has definite histrionic ability-we can never forget her superb portrayal of Kate, in "Tam- ing of the Shrew". With marvelous ease, she can knit her way through miles of yarn, and a lovely creation unfolds itself at the end. A second Barney Oldfield at the wheel, Loretta can turn her car not on that famous dime, but sans souci, on the front lawn. Tolerant and sincere, Loretta is a marvelous friend, with a whimsical air about her that draws us to herfe and we remain to love. l LORETTA ROSE McCARRY 281 Lexington St. Springfield Le Critic 1'.l'.1?Igi.lfl. 1. 2. S. 'lg Monsignor Doyle Science Circle. Z1 A. A., 1. 2. fl. Metaphysical Cluh. Y Social Action Forum. -ll "Tl1C Marquee". 1. Z. 3, -lg B. V, M. Sodality. 1. 2. 5. 'll Glee Cluh. 1. -ll Sophomore Hop. Co-Chairman Tickets: Freshinan Reception. Co. Chairman Favorsg Class Prophet. ..t....... ' wxxsswwmxxw ww mm xwQxwmNR 1 xxw.t-..- fwxvevmmvvvvtve vt... v. X ...X a a.c.mtvtvtvtvcWewvvcwstevwmwt.v.vevvvaNwtecwtkwta.tt,W.N.Wt.vvttvemevtewewttvmytesa gg we W.Nvv..L.MXg,..tt ,.. t,....v tt xtct , ,..t. ...v. t , .Wa .t..t.. X .M vv... .aavvaea ,.Xt, a.,.WWaa..-awtf....-X-.ext :-: k J Q il ' lg. 2 X X Xxkwx 3 . Q . , N 'g..,.avv '94 '31, aw, 'TQ -, .,:-.' "PD:-" exp we 3 CLAIRE JULIA INMQARTHY 455 Appleton St. Holyoke B. V. hi. Stitlality. l, 2, 5, lg A. A., l. 2. 5, -IL Lt Cucft lfnnlqxlii, 1, 2, 5, 'lg LJ ffnllt' C.1i!tU.1f1.1. I. 2, 5. -lg M. -I. li. Debating Society, I, 2, Sq "'l'lie lNIarquee", 1, 2, S, lQ Met.tpliysic.il Club, ig Social Action Forum, -lg liasketball. l: Soplioiniwie Hop, Chairman Publicity: junior Ptoin, Chairinan Publicity. Claire could have been the model for Goldsmiths Parsong "even though vanquished, he argued still." From an endless store of knowledge gained by wide reading, she draws proof to back every point about a current something. And not content with that, Claire amazes those ranged around by argu- ing just as fluently in French or Spanish. As a publicity manager, she has been excellent - flooding the papers with news of our doings. Gentle, yet carefree, Claire is as pretty as a picture and so, so interesting to know. Y . ., sax .ibzugg f .Im .. ' x -tt 'f"VXX'Nx -, t . . . .rt. ttaktausxN 59 'j ig X wmwsmm W t,.,t., X t,s, ,W.ttN. tttti 5 NksAmway-.ttw-swttwttttesmttt wwtwwWgmgktwxicw : 5 Q E 1, Xxtpwacagrkw..t,c,tttc,w,,,,,,..,,g,:,m,r,,.,c ,.,cWemK,m.gf::,,,,W -Q - f if-W u was 5 N ' f f mt - 5 4503 -wx 5 Agn is-Mm i QQ ,gg,. N lim N ext S i Everyone who knows this retiring young graduate with a twinkle in her eyes is well aware that no hve line write-up can do justice to its worthy subject. There are a host of people who preach charity-Elizabeth prac- tices it. Kindly, unobtrusive, she has clone a great many thoughtful acts for the class, and for each individual in it. Whetlier we are struggling with a theory or with decorations, we know she will come to our rescue. We feel certain, Elizabeth, that the path of life you follow will be richly paved with the choicest blessings. ELIZABETH ANNE lXIcliliNNA 1205 Dwight St. Holyoke M. . B. Debating Society. 1, 2, 9, -lg "The lxltll'klICl.' J i Monsignor Doyle Science Circle. 1. 2, 41 lXlet.ipl1ysicl C u Social Action Forum, 'll Lt tftirft l"1.n1t'.11i. 1, 23 B. V. M S 1 5 1 7 3 l A A I Q' Q-f.,' 0 , .W.,....,XX mmtatm Nsihghkzksiiss XESNXT x kM xw xmxmxwmNmKN Nsxwxsswaa X .ccsgycsgtgfggglsr Am-wtwwwwtwNw-XttweMtwtawwmwtwwawwWM-WtNwNWWNWNWN me.mtttwwwttwytw 51-4112, t t.... cw 5? o xm l 5 F,,.tat a 4. 'W1.-,naw X l LILLIAN KJSEPHINIE MOGGIO 51 East St. Chicopee Falls M. il. B. Debating Society. 1. 2. 3. 'll "The Marquee", 1. 3. 5. -ll Iwlnnsigrini' Doyle Science Circle. 1, 2, 31 Metaphysical Club. 51 Sufidl Action Forum, -lg Lt' Ccwft' lfltlllftlll. 1, 23 B. V. M, Sodality, 1, 2, R 1' A A l ' ,.', V .. .-. Lillian-just one step ahead of most of us. Throughout four years, she has remained consistently a good student, a cooperative classmate, a loyal friend. A trifle shy, dependable, kindly, she has shown that "Actions speak louder than words." Her helping hand, cheerful disposition, and unusual sense of balance were always in evi- dence. Perhaps it is her well known mathematical and scientific ability that is responsible for her sense of values. XX!hatever its source, Lillian, cling to it, for it has the power of giving you lasting friendships, abiding peace, and God-given happiness. Wttttww xwwmsmmsmmskmmwkwum am m mv. .t,,, N s., rs. ..,., tt,. N .-sue. .Mt.ta.ww.t .X .... ssc.:tsy. titt- X ccwkmc it ...c Mtsswagwwaxexzvwv : A ' I-i l ---, matrix Ysaw..-Wssseqes:,:::.1yv1-:mme.:.:..:..e-mf-1.-.::.........,.. ,,:.:... Wm- .... . F i Fe? 4525 .t., t c i '. . Qan fsv. X Y .t Sincere, patient, LlI1LlCI'Sl.1IlLllI1g,'--.l good fellow in any mans College. A student of the type that made the rest of us pull il bit harder at our own oar, and always the type of person who made us glad that we knew her. A laugh, it sense of humor were rwo of natures many gifts to herg and ii mind and spirit of unusual strength were gifts she developed for mturek Creator. She will always he for us .1 model of Application .ind devotion. EDNA MARIE MORIN leio Rimmon Ave. Qhicopee Glue Qluh. Secretary 1, 2, 3, lj Lt Ctrl t 4 lNIonsignor Doyle Science Circle, 1, 1 w 1 Metiphysi 1 Club Social Action Forum, -43 B. V, M. Sodulity 1 7 -i 1 The Mlrquec 1. -. 3, -L1 M. DI. B. Debating Suciet MN tetttttt w w wwwNMNwNww w i wm w mw M ttttteettt tetttt,t ettttttt . t M tttttttte X w-.twwtmtwtwtwt ttxxxtttt X tteetttettxtt N We eett X eww tt ttttxtt t tt ttttt ttettt A ext Q - --, 4 N ttttt ttetttee .tte e W ww :ww I . 3. X f Q 5? fJ3D Q Iliff,- 1 5 X ww.. wee v, , L-, 2 '- lt' Q .' N- , X--ew Xi. FRANCES JOSEPHINE MULHOLLAND 19 Wfesleyan St. Shrewsbury B. V. M. Sodality, I. 2, 5. -lg A, A., 1. 2, 5, -lg Glee Cluh, lg L.1 Cmfe Cf.1ilt'!l.111tz. 23 Lu Cwrlu Fituztuiis, 1, 2. Vice-President 3, -lg ''Cltuchoteinc-nts", Editor. 'ig M. j. B. Debating Society. 1, 2, 53 "The Marquee", 1, 2, 3, -lg Monsignor Doyle Science Circle. 1, 21 Sopliomore Hop. Chairman Decoralionsg junior Prom, Chairman Decorationsg Iilinata Dance, Chairman Decorationsg Class Historiang Social Action Forum, Vice-Presidentg Baskethall. 1. 2. 5, -l. The leader of the "Tribe of Ben", answers to "Benny", supplies the sine qua non for our informal councils. Her speech, sprinkled with Gaelic wit, her skill in subtle repartee are un- matched. As editor of the French journal, "Chuchotements des Ormesu, "Benny's" supreme ease and familiar- ity with le francais were evidenced. Any dilliculties she meets are grist to the mill of her smooth casuality. Her career is as yet, says Frances, a "moot question", but with a unique personal- ity as her banner and youth as her cry, may new worlds open. 'TXYTXYY NYXXNN1 X -at . Q-fi .'-'Y 'X at , , J s- . .15j' fly, wxmwmmmxmmwmwxxmwmwwwwk A , t .taa-t..a,.a-Masta...aaa- aww.,t.tw...WXWMNNWSNNmgMW- .S ' -5 -...wN..:A att.awwwwma-.tswaaawmwM...MawW..-maaw..w.W.W.a,..,.a.....,-W.t.........Mv...-...W s Cffl, - if X B '22 we ,gg X l 54 5 :.,.a,X -:ix Vg. 'aa-.N ' sf S. She who hasn't missed a Community Cloncert in seven years! Her love is music-fis not merely passive thoughen for her pleasant voice has been fea- tured at many recitals, to say nothing of her treatment of "Josephine" and "Bason Street Blues". Her interest in things artistic extends beyond the realms of musiceshes an avid reader, a frequent visitor to the Art Museums, an ardent coin collector, and an earnest student of handicraftseall in all, a real patron of the arts. Ambitious and versatile, this typical Irish colleen should rind happiness and success. viii MARY AGNES U'C.ONNt JR ol Parkside St. S wringhe d B. V. bl. Stltlalllyl l. 2, 3, ll Glee Club. l, w l lxftvltsifg in Doyle Science Circle. l. 21 A. A., 1, lg 'The Marquee 3 Bl. -l. B. Debating Society. l. 2. 'll L.: Coin C,-.ltlt Metaphysical Club. 5: Social Action Forum. WL Class Pot Pitshn Reception, Chairman Retreshinents1 Class Banquet uiintn tp and Gown Sunday. Co-Chairman Relireshtnents. 5 A - -Maxx x 6 .c.. ...asxmN ws ttcttstctsstscssmiwg ,jilf lz X X x .aswscMt..,w.tt..a..,t....sc.N,Newssw.aWmWs-t.,tttam-MatstW.aa.ta.aaws.tttwcWec -N.taNNQca.ck.,-tg .' -1 A . NAM, A .a.,.wt..taat.-..-t -...tc 0 s xt ,N ,-9g:.- axe , -Q 5 ti 1 XX-sc X q55y . 0 . 1 0 Hrs. 'f 1 -ll, , hy xx .Xt RLEANOR MARIE O'1-IERRON 158 W. Alvord St. Springfield li. V. M. Sodality. 1, 2. S, ,ig A. A.. 1. 2. 3. Treasurer -ig Lt Quilt Fltlllgllll. I. ZQ Glee Club, -lg Monsignor Doyle Science Circle, 2g SUCf.llAAL'IlUl'l Forum. -ig Metapliysical Club, 53 junior Proni, f.li.iirm.in Refreshments: Freshman Reception, Chairman Enter- tairimeiitg N. il, B. Debating Club. 1, 2, 5. -ig "The Marquee". 1. 2. H -l H1 1 .skctb-ill. Cap!-1111 1. 2. 5. lg Assistant Business Manager, l:Im.it.1. . UXQ XX X Nwwf' Eleanor - firmly upholding her rights, smooth and graceful on the dance floor, active and quick in the basketball game. But she has proved herself a capable student, too. How well we remember her satisfied grin as she sat by and watched us rush through the homework that she had done the night before! We hope that she'll retain these remarkable qualities through life. Age will one day, of course, prevent her playing the agile forward and executing a light footed dance, but may she ever retain her honesty, independence and whole- souled sincerity. wvwfif stggtsgsgx WW, x M vu., x N ss TXQKQRSNEXQSN-isKBQNXNXNSMaktxwrxzwmxsww-amw:svcmxxRN .15 '-'51' xmmmx .t.,,.tt.....Wt..NcNw:WtN G gr ax Ya....a.a .... ...,....... .... .... ....... New S 51 .1 w A . '1 "- . g , ' . ,'.' f-NW :git '94 w" 'Winyfzf' 1 Q , xy K ri in C565 Would you like an opinion on the most recent best-seller? Or are you interested in the latest "Mademoiselle" -eindorsed fad? Then seek out Mary O'Shea. An avid and intelligent reader, for she can read and reject as well as read and reportg an ardent de- votee of bigger and better gadgets and smoother and sportier styles. "Penny" would be a welcome addition to any class. A happy combination of Cath- olicity and modernity, no doubt she will travel far on the highway of suc- cess, for such .1 combination cannot l'.1il. l 4 MARY RITA OSHEA 36 Bell SI. Cliicopcc V. M. Sodality, 1. 2. 5, -i1 Glcc Club, l. 2, gl Lt Ctr Fwflilfii. 1. Z.: Metaphysical Club. 5: Social Action Forum, ig M. Al. B Debating Society. 5. 4: "The Marquee". 1, 2. 5. V43 lxltmsignor Doyle Science Circle, 21 A. A.. 1. 2. 5, ,ig Senior Prom, CQh.1irm.in Fatt Associate Editor, Elmata. ...X e Nmvv' V . mxmyggi,xsxfsxtgfrxa-vsxwv39,5ystx..t.t.:w3:, N W L.. ,, M V R XXQQNQWX. X ,syN,..t,tw 1 :E1 '---f---' A5 "Nl ' x wwssmetNsasmmew ws X . v if .Maataaataa..,.t..t.t.t..,t.t...tt.t.s...ay..,.w...t.t...w.a.......fr - v N '- s M- ' 4575 l 5:51- -. yu --M--vw-v ,. ,Q x Ax was if e -,3 ., na- .1 rw,-Q: ,HN MARGARET MARY RILEY 199 Broadway Chicopee Falls H. V. M. Sodality, 1, 2, 5, -lg Mission Committee Chairman -if lNIetaphysical Cluh, 53 Social Action Forum, Secretary -lg Lt Ctirlt Fr.1114'.11i. 1, 2, 53 "The lNIarqut-e", 2, R, -41 lNIonsignor Doyle Science R' ' R A fdnoi lilllllll Lircle, 23 M. .I, B, Dehating SUCICIX. ,ig Associate 1 3 1 It was a fortunate day for the Mis- sions when our Sodality directors ap- pointed Margaret, the chairman of the mission committee. It was a work well adapted to her generous, sym- pathetic nature. Calls less far-reaching than that of the missions found the same willing response, the call of classmates in scholastic dilhculties, the call of the sick and invalid for com- panionship. Kind and considerate, refined and resourceful, Margaret is one whose company is, and ever will be, a comfort and relaxation. -sw was - X X XX X X X WW N N X X X -...X ssWIRES X SXR NNmswMNXXsXXXXXXXXXsXs X mssNxmmsxxssm s N,.,..t,,cc, fN'4""' r'-"A"-""""'a-"0 'fr' "-t Mn-rv -slf x'aXXaalXsr'rX-Xt N "WWW-WX'W XXi'NN '- N' 'NNNX X W- sarss s sss-s SXsNQsXsXaY-XS ? .rg XQXXYWXXXXXRXX XX-XXX.tXXXtX X XXX.XXXXXXXtXXX..sXXtXw.X,..,.,-MXN-fe.xemf:e.fs..x-.w, b .www-f-sfo1.-X.-we-1wuX...v..X...snew-2-.-AX 3 1 -w N 'Q A R Q J J5,..XuXX 'zap ,,,....x '1.m.t:' . A.-N? 1 EXfMembers ISABEL CINTRON pl JNCIE, PORTO Rico GERALDINE KELTY VUESTMINSTIER CECILE ROCHELEAU Ho1-YoK1z KATHERINE TORPEY Fl.oR12Nc.12 THERIESE WELCH SPRINUFIIELD IN MEMORIAM D'ed j'mu1ry 9 119. xilj Sine Rel 111 Pelfe. MARY HARRINGTON 1 . . , 43 -4 N X X 59 ' , .. .E,E,,,,E,EE an .MM ,, -M , Senior Glass Josephine Rita Albano Helen Rosalie Barrett Margaret Gertrude Bresnahan Philippa Mary Burke Ann Cecelia Carroll Marie Eleanor Courtney Rosemary Ann Cummings Marguerita Mary Danahey Dolores Therese Donlin Margaret Patricia Fitzpatrick Mary Aniceta Fogarty Gertrude Lauretta Footit Marie Louise Ford Margaret Mary Garvey Mary Catherine Giblin Anne Elizabeth Gillooly Helen Gertrude Keegan lileanor Teresa Kelleher Mary Margaret Larkin Anna Louise Lehr lfdna Frances Lunney Mary Margaret Mahoney Mary Ann Martinik Loretta Rose McCarry Claire Julia McCarthy Elizabeth Ann McKenna Lillian Josephine Moggio Fdna Marie Morin Frances Josephine Mulholland Mary Agnes O'Connor Fleanor Marie O'Herron Mary Rita O'Shea Margaret Mary Riley 1. YiSEkwwxvxxxmmmwmxwwsmmsxmWXX f-1...-................tt..s..t.t,.tt.tta.M. tt.t N W.vmww....W.,M.wt.s.. .ttttttt X .XWNWawtattwwqttwgw A? 1, Stwtit-3xXik..tt t.tt . Xttat.WtttWt.s..tttt.tw..tt,ttt..wtstttMti,..t.twtt.,t.t.ttt-.NN wmqu E New - f K 'ww st 1,3 eo Mwst r wu-.Q Class Ofiicers Pl'-?Ijcf6'lIf-EDNA LUNNEY Vive-Prefidenf-DOLOREs DCJNLIN Tf'eLz,r1n-ef-MELEANOR KELLEHIER S6l'I'6fc1l'J'LMARGARET FITZPATRICK X YWN MX X M W M g Q M NmmwmmxwxvxwxNmNw Nw 5 QF- x N..m....x.,.............N...m.....x,x....x,.M. xxxxx W M.Wx.M Xxxx X X..X,,x.,...N,W.Wx.Wx..M..x,...xSNNQQgS . Q S 5, .1 Xxx.NXxx,x, ...NXX,,xXxxXN,xxx.x,. - XN,x,x.x.,N, ,.xxX,xxXXx.x, .. . ,xx...Xx x X ,XXXX. xXx.X.,X ,.XX . X Q 61 Q ' X w ' ' XX -- . R ' Z1 ngfgf A S Class Histor N the laboratory of the brilliant photographer, Ben. D. Veloping, the photographer and his assistant, john Quill, are busily at work developing four huge rolls of hlm which contain the candid shots of the activities of the incomparable class of 1939eGod bless 'em. fl Ben. D.: You know, john, we really shouldn't have left these films standing for four years. However, my new developing fluid is so powerful that we can see all these excellent shots clearly. Shall we try this one dated 1935? john: It's a logical start, these are Qahemj of great importance-Qahemj-of great importance-Qahemj our class, you know, Ben. Ben. D.: Here, john, what's this one? Freshman ofiicers, eh? Heh, heh, look at those uniforms-they were so long they didn't really need shoes or stockings. Look, there's Edna Lunney, Dolores Donlin, "Gert" Footit, and Eleanor Kelleher-good beginning. Got another one handy? jnlan: Here's one of our Freshman Reception. Why do Freshmen always have to be "hazed"? Ben. D.: I guess that makes them full-fledged college girls. By the happy expressions, I guess it couldn't have been too bad. Wl1at's here? john: Oh that? That's the Christmas Concert-isn't that "Anne" Carroll among the soloists? Ben. D.: No doubt. You know, even as Frosh, that class began to shine. What's this drippy one? jnhn: Oh, that was during the Hood, when wear our pumps every day so that if we developed water on the knee, we would be prepared. But it was a great success, hops aren't very good swimmers. we were Freshmen. They warned us to because it got us some free days, the day Ben. D.: This roll is a bit bigger. But then, Freshmen are always less conspicuous than Sophomores. The first big event was- john: The Sophomore Hallowe'en party. came through with tons of hay and corn stalks. And we had an operetta for entertainment. Thanks to "Fogey's" management that party marked us as a really live-wire class. Hay, hay! Some good farmer and true jnlvn: Yes, and the cider and doughnuts were good, too. I could put away three or four right now. I.et's go eat. Ben. D.: Not on your life! These are too good to let them wait. Here's the basket- ball team-what a team we had that year with Eleanor O'Herron as captain. See how red the juniors' faces are, when we defeated them in the "Public Game." funn: Some class! Here is a big one marked special. There's Marguerita Danahey as lead in "Pilates Daughter."-"I go mad." john: I swell with pride even now when I think how well she played Leah, and "Phil" Burke was our jack-of-all- properties. Ben. D.: What else have we here of our Sophomore year? fHeh, heh, I'm waxing poeticj. , Jo 'haf' -A aaaaagaaa -f ',, -- LZ Q Q " An! 62 john: Well, here's one of our Sophomore Hop, taken in the spring. We were the first class to persuade the Reverend Pillars of the Institution to let us have a Sophomore Hop. Ben. D.: Do I smell wisteria? john: You do! And what fun we had hunting it up. Therese Welch Agnew drove you and "Fordie" and "Sam" all over Hampden county to find it. But it was worth the trouble. Now let's eat. Ben. D.: What? With the junior year to bring up? Keep your mind off your stomach and lend me a hand. john: All right. Here's a big one. Ben. D.: Oh, the biggest one of the year. Prom committee, isn't it? That's Therese Welch Agnew, chairman, and President Lunney, ex-officio. There's "Sam" Carroll for music and me for decoration-remember the blue and silver roof garden ?-e and you, john Qheavens, how you've changed!j for tickets and programs, and "Fordie" for favors, and Eleanor O'Herron for refreshments! fOh, I knew that I shouldn't have mentioned that in your present conditionlj john: Even my hunger can't dampen my enthusiasm, when you mention our Prom! Ben. D.: Let's get on with some more. Here's another Christmas Concert and Passion Play. Say, did this class lead everything? john: Qmodestlyj Well-oh, here's Helen Barrett when she headed the Sodality Fashion Show, and "Rosie" Cummings as Tennis Champ. What a racket that was! Here's another. Ben. D.: Some daisies! john: Oh, that is "Sam" Carroll, "Molly" Martinik, "Annie" Lehr, "Fordie," "Gert" Fcotit, and Eleanor O'I-Ierron leading the Daisy Chain. That was commencement week. Ben. D.: Isn't this the "mount picnic" with the seniors? john: One of the nicest parties we ever had. And what a lunch-gosh I'm hungry, how about going out for a- Ben. D.: No! Hand me that last film, will you please? john: This one is labeled 1938-59. Seniors! And did we go to town on our last lap! Ben. D.: Lap-happy, huh? What's the first? Here, here, this one must be dated wrong? This looks like 1890. john: Oh, that was our Gay Nineties Party for Freshman Reception. We had even a barber shop quartet and floradora tiller review. Here's one of our first big starts as seniors-our Elmata Staff. Ben. D.: Didn't the Elmata dance come first? john: These faces seem familiar: "Sam" Carroll, Mary Larkin, you, Ben., and here I am. Ben. D.: And another attempt to raise money,-the rafile. "Keeg" knitted and we netted-a pun, my word-about sixty dollars on angora mittens. john: To get back to the Year Book, where's the one of the staff? Ben. D.: Right here on top. That's Dolores Donlin, isn't it? john: She was Editor-in-chief. She worried about the literary end of it. ' ii -'sl' 'i. ' Svceq. :testi-5rr:Y325E xm f- f f .LE .Q f f - -vw-' f- v-v---- ,.,..V f Q 63 J -1- Q .Rx ' " fri ' L. for--' ::r' ' "fx: r 1, , 'rr ze: "i'i'iTn1 'L " Ben. D.: And who worried about the business end of it? john: Poor Edna Lunney had that headache, but she's a good manager and she had Eleanor O'Herron to help her worry. Ben, D.: These must be associate Editors: "Gert" Footit, Mary O'Shea, Margaret Riley, "Marg" Garvey, and "Sam" Carroll, art editor. No wonder the Elrnafa was so good that year! john: Let's hurry. I'm still hun- Ben. D.: Well, here's "Green Cheese" to satisfy you. That was the Senior Musicale for the Sodality Reception. john: Let's see, what's this big crowd? Ben, D.: That must be one of the lectures, l'll bet that's the night Monsignor Fulton Sheen packed the house. And here's another crowd. john: Oh, that's the committee in charge of the joint Concert with Holy Cross. You know, I never realized so many people knew they could sing until we arranged that. Ben. D.: Oh, it was for the Elmafa. eh? I recognize the Editor, the Business Manager, and "Sam" Carroll, the Glee Club President. And "Gert" Footit for publicity, Eleanor O'Herron for decorations, and Eleanor Kelleher headed the Reception Committee-lucky girl, receiving sixty-seven men at one time! Ben. D.: We must have one of the Senior Play somewhere about. What did you say was the name of it? john: "Charm School." Ben. D.: An appropriate name, judging from this picture. Loretta McCarty had the lead, did you say? john: And these worried people could be any Senior during exam week after a mid- night session with our friend the anaemic cricket in the shower room. Ben. D.: We seem to be near the end. lsn't this the grotto decked with flowers for Class Day? john: And flowers in Commencement week mean another thing-the Prom. Ben. D.: A social success with "Rosie" Cummings in charge with a swell committee of "Garve," "Phil" Burke, "Annie" Lehr, Mary O'Shea, Helen Barrett, and Eleanor Kelleher. It was such fun, it made leaving all the harder. john: Gosh, I'm still hungry, which reminds me of the Alumnae Banquet. The food was ummmh! Ben. D.: Well here we are at the last two: Baccalaureate Sunday-how solemn we all look-and Graduation Day. That was the day we all shouted, "Look out, world! Here we come!" fBen. D. Velopingj, FRANCES MULHOLI.AND, fjohn Qoillj, MARY MAHONEY. Jqi-i:1,:. :F 'KY ,Qt -:rw - .ji - -F '3 H ..' K f-fn f 64 Q,9....--9.-: NN-Sv-K, 355 5 5 L HMB m"w"' "" "" 'Nfl -0 us, -Ng xwu E i ? ji is 5 I W f hx 1.-,,...,, 9,1 'M Mtv.. am "' 'T 1 Nr EF I L fa .i 1 ., .. .. ....,:,,,L :gg T 1' - fu Q 1-'FNWQ 0? -Svwmuwt Mu -N vx 0, um. Leu. use SQ XLKK Class Will E, the Senior Class of the College of Our Lady of the Elms, being of normal mind, keen memory, and imagination, do labor over, and hope to publish the following, as our last Will and Testament. We hereby revoke any rash promises or statements heretofore made and all our hints to future possibilities for any or all our heirs. To our reverend President, his Excellency, BISHOP O'LliARYQ to our Vice-Presi- dent, DR. ROONEYQ to our Dean, SISTER MARY LIGOLIRI, and to all the members of the faculty, we bequeath our deep affection, and our sincere gratitude, together with the assurance of everlasting remembrance. We leave MARY MARTlNIK'S sunny disposition in a bottle to be sprinkled in the corridors on rainy days. FRANCES MLTLHOLLAND relinquishes her many "ameublemer1ts" to Kay Gibbons. ROSEMARY CUMMINGS and ANN CARROLL leave their last year's mail to the office to be distributed among the undergraduates, when there is a distinct lack thereof. Qlt ought to make interesting readinglj ELEANOR O'HERRON leaves her athletic prowess to Barbara Norton. That bottle that had everyone mystified, EDNA MORIN leaves to Mary Dolan. ELEANOR KELLEHER and MARGARET FITZPATRICK will their gold dust twins' costumes to Helen Pratt and Mary O'Donnell. CLAIRE MCCARTHY gives up "Caesar Romero" to Ruth Morin. PI-IILIPPA BURKE wills a dish of stuffed celery to Mary de Paul Power. MARGARET GARVEY and MARIE FORD will their flaming red wigs to the cast of next year's Senior Play. HELEN BARRETT leaves her portable chaise lounge to the Dean for emergency cases. ELIZABETH MCKENNA and LILLIAN Moooro donate their twenty volumes of Dick Tracy's adventures to the left wing of the library. JOSEPHINE ALBANO bequeaths her precious fire axe, in its glass case, to any un- suspecting frosh. DOLORES DONLIN wills some technicolored lantern slides of her interpretations of joan Davis to the Science Club. MARIE COURTNEY wills her broken violin to the oral expression room-it may be used for ornamental purposes. MARY O'SHEA leaves the Old Back Road to joan Murphy-but she must tread lightly. MARY LARKIN wills her technique of soothing savage breasts to Beth Everett. EDNA LUNNEY offers Smithy to anyone who wants him. ANNE GILLOOLY wills diet No. 154 to the dietetic department. MARY FOGARTY submits her portrait of the infant Hitler to the history room for befuddled students to contemplate during exams. 6 xmxxvxxsxskxwxv.xxkxxwXxXXNXxNNXXNxY-'QQSJCJQtfimfbh WGiJCNNCC-TGGTWJ35f55lffG'I-'NTSC --11s- -- ----- 1531313335-l-ll' "3 TTA" --3-7' - - " ' 'i af ' C66 stsfrfv 67 MARY O'CONNOR wills her glamor to any deserving junior. HELEN KEEGAN leaves the answer to the cousin's cousins aunt's grandmother story to Kay Walsh. LORETTA MCCARRY leaves her parking space on the front lawn to anyone who "can do it." RITA DANAHIZY wills her dramatic ability to Mary Ellen Dowling. MARY GIBLIN bequeaths her machine to Helen Connors. GERTRUDE FOOTIT transfers her hundreds in philosophy to julia Flaliive. ANNA LEHR leaves her charm to all who can sustain it. To prove her unselfishness, MARGARIET BRESNAHAN leaves her twin sister to the Elms. BIARGARET RILEY leaves her schedule to Marion Hallfke. MAY MAHONEY wills her flair for hxing hair-dos to her sister Peg. The Senior Class bestows on Mary Cassidy the honorable title of Gunga Din, for service rendered in "Pilate's Daughter." To the Freshman Class, we leave the necessary perseverance to carry on. To the Sophomore Class, we will our unlimited knowledge. To the junior Class, we bequeath our dignity and poise. QNot that they used itll We do executrix of hereby constitute the Dean of the College of Our Lady of the Elms, sole this our last Will and Testament. Be it known to all that this is the last Will and Testament of the Senior Class. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal in this month of May in the year one thousand nine hundred and thirty-nine. MARIE FORD. , - Q: '- Q - 215 'QNTQSXX Mmm - 'x" J' WN .... ....... 1 j -fs -A-W mafttmmmtwa .'.' A .1 l rr we ' " 4, D Q t xl Xt fi A ...... t...i..e1es.m we-trams.-ara:az:rxaaacxmms.-::a:m::s::::::cw::ccczzzzescezezawxcrzsz Class Prophecy 5 WAS sitting before the fire last night, listening to the weekly broadcast of the J "Collegiate Reporter" from O. L. E. This program was presented by the Glee Club as a tribute to the twenty-year-out class of '59. One instant I was dreamily watching the leaping flames-the next I was dreaming strange dreams. I saw myself walking down a long deserted lane. Suddenly I heard a small voice crying to me to watch my step. I looked around, but, at first, could see no one. Then I felt a pull at my skirt and saw a tiny figure. I was about to apologize when I noticed two familiar dimples that could belong to one person only-"Dolor"! "What ever happened to you?" After an exchange of greetings, she told me that instead of getting bigger and bigger as she had always thought she would, she had become smaller and smaller. But she had established herself in a good business as the "Brains" of a midget show. We were walking along while we talked and presently we were in a thickly- settled village. A smiling woman carrying a violin approached us. Dolores responded to her genial greetings, and I was about to ask who she was when a haunting "snap, snap" of the violin strings caused me to turn, and in the retreating form I recognized Marie Courtney. When I turned back, I was again alone. I was starting heedlessly across the street, when a car leaped at me. Its horn screeched "Hank, Hank." Of course it was Claire McCarthy, who gaily shouted, "Hoiah!" In dreamlike fashion, I mounted myriad steps to an imposing mansion. I was just about to ring the bell, when the door mysteriously opened and two ghostly figures leered "Boo". To my amazement, it turned out to be only Mary O'Connor and Josie Albano still living their stellar roles in "Pilate's Daughter." Of the banquet that followed only one impression remains and that is of the big chocolate cake. I was just biting into it when unaccountably-you know how dreams are-it became Gertrude Footit. At my astonished exclamation "Gert" said, "Don't you remember, wherever theres chocolate cake, there am I." She had found her place in life as cake-tester for Edna Lunney's "Delicious Food Products." At this point in my dream, I was transported back to my fireside, gazing into a television set. A kaleidoscopic view of the news of the week flashed before me. Flash! The colorful commencement parade at West Point marching down Flirtation Walk, led by Rosemary Cummings. Her knitting needles were keeping time with the music of the band which followed. In the midst of the student band, I caught a glimpse of Marie Ford and her ten pupils playing the triangle. The parade was interrupted by a lively discussion of the possibility of the sixth dimension by two prominent scientists, Edna Morin and Helen Keegan. Even television sets will have commercials to hinder our enjoyable programs, if my dream comes true. For at this point, "Miss Fitzpatrick wished to announce the open- ing of her new studio. She will specialize in the technique of the black eye-ladies treated free of charge-24-hour service-no waiting." ' 68 anim ' "tt texas' egggg, ,,,,,, ' QQQQ-fl V , K W m""m'snmT::-TI1,,., ,r,, ,.,,,.. GQKV V., .......... , ,,., 'ii dm-.. ,mmm ., ...., , PV 'K ..... ...... .. ..., ...... .v....h,,... W .. H ew wo Q 7? 7 N1 ' 'A SMH 'als -+ ,xg 'eh ., ,, .4f' The program continues as Miss Larkin at the console of Woolworth's organ plays "Tempus Fidgets", the overture to her new opera, "Rush, Rush, Rush." The announcer again appears, tears streaming down his face, so touched was he by the music. In a voice shaken by emotion he begs us to use Gilbin's Fine Fireproof Finish, for all upholstery. It is especially recommended for use in automobiles. A masked figure now appeared and the voice of the Shadow spoke but the laugh that followed was not that of the Shadow but the infectious laugh of "Frannie" Mulholland. She stepped out of the television set into the room with me. "Have you heard," she said, "that two of our classmates are to broadcast tonight the results of their twenty years of study?" I hadn't heard but presently Lillian Moggio and Elizabeth McKenna appeared on the screen and announced in unison that after many years of scientific research they had discovered an invisible ink for examinations, for which they received the "Nobel Prize." Before "Frannie" disappeared I asked her if she had heard anything of our other classmates at O. L. E. The only one she was in close touch with was Marguerita Danahey whom she met daily at the studio. "Rita" had a private office from which all her broadcasts were made. The name on the door was "M. Danahey, P. S." fProfessional screecherj. A talent scout had discovered her at her last performance as "Leah" at O. L. E. She has amassed a great fortune and only few people know that all screeches heard are produced by M. Danahey. She had also heard that Margaret Riley had taken the place of the "Singing Lady" and was beloved by all for sweet and charming ways. Next on the program was a review of best sellers. This part of my dream is rather hazy. The first book was "The Importance of Being Honest"-experiences drawn from actual happenings in the life of the author, Eleanor O'Herron. Then came Eleanor Kelleher's sequel to "Tips to Treasurers," entitled "The Art of Collection." Carroll and McGahan's illustrated text- book for children dedicated to Shadrack, Mishad, and Bendigo, followed. In the latest edition of Who's Who, Miss Mary Martinik is "Who". She is famous for her draw- ings of men. A play by Philippa Burke, was given a favorable review-as were the costumes and designing for it done by the firm of Barrett and O'Shea. As this last report came over the set, the room where I was faded away and I was approaching the lane on which my dream had begun. But how different it was now! Brilliant lights and happy voices made the sight a joyous one. A sign directly in front of me read, "Mary Fogarty's Haven of Rest and Quiet." Before I had gone much farther a ticket office appeared, and a familiar voice asked, "How many, please?" Before I had a chance to reply, the voice continued, "Uno, dos, tres ?" When I inter- rupted with, "One, please," she seemed very much hurt. I made a note to find out who she was, I entered and Mary Fogarty, genial and smiling as usual, approached me. She informed me that the girl in the ticket office was "May" Mahoney. She had found this way of making use of her ability as ticket salesman and of her Spanish. The Haven of Rest and Quiet, however, proved to be a misnomer. The noise was deafening. Anne Gillooley was seated at a baby grand piano frantically and feverishly pounding on the keys. While near the piano a dancer was interpreting this weird music. Because of the swiftness of her movements, I had much difficulty in recognizing this 693 Lg E 'aihfif "Whirling Dervish" as Anne Lehr. Seated on the piano in true Helen Morgan style, was "Garve", singing in her own inimitable way-a way conducive neither to rest not quiet. To make the place more definitely a misnomer "Marg" Bresnahan was there directing these three mad "artists" with a series of "one, two, three's", beating out the tempo with a birch rod. An especially discordant note brought me back from the land of dreams. I woke with a start and found that the flames of my fire were now merely glowing embers. The station at O. L. E. was just signing off, and wishing the best of luclc to the class of '39 wherever they might be. LORETTA MCCARRY. Prophecy Un the Prophet by MARY ANN MARTINIK I-IILE travelling down the Great White Way I see before me a well-known name ablaze with countless splendrous lights. The name has been hailed as Broad- way's star of many seasons. This star is none other than our Loretta McCarty of college days. She has progressed rapidly from her many brilliant performances in our dramatic clubs. Now she is the most gifted actress of the American stage. Her dramatic triumphs are far reaching and from the blazing fires of her genius, she sends forth to the world a glow that bathes the daily lives of her admirers in a rosy glow that warms their hearts with a love for all that is beautiful in the realm of Thespian arts. f sses ,ry A 7: s My HOD 'affix' 'Y' Glhv Ehminrn Class Cfflcers Premlezzf-DEBORAH CLANCY Vire-Pre.ride111-DOROTHY C1.1FFoRu Tl'6r1.i'1lI'6l'-MARGARET MEEHAN SC7l'l'6fL1l'J'-AGNES GULLY 35,x55.QxgywXXxlXX5.x xx Wx . - , tg -'-5 5.3, .... .,..., ' x MMM,.MwMMx.,.X,X-,NXWNMM.ww ,xx. MW..XWNMMWWwmwwwxtwxxx ,bf -, xx-Qiwamgifxvmmwmnw.J.QNxxm:.z1Qmw::.f:Q::.:.Jfxmmwq:.wf4:f:4f:Xm..Q ,mm..M.M-Mm:-Q X X .ggg. . S NNN ,- -f .. s ww Q cm QF ,,,.M.,,s 'mari' wyg ,A-N? 3 t unior Class HREE years ago, we welcomed a genial freshman class. We were charmed with them at sight, for they were "all around" girls. Now after three years of close association with them, we find that our first attraction has turned into a deep and lasting admiration. Their fidelity to the college and their loyalty to their class, has been a shining example for all of us. To them, "class spirit" is not a mere word, it is a reality. Friendly, cooperative, fun loving-thus we found them and thus we leave them. In the academic field, they have distinguished themselves at our public assemblies. In the social field, they have gained for themselves well merited praise, for our various clubs boast of a goodly representation of juniors among their active members. In men- tioning social activities, we must slip in a word of congratulation to this class for the successful bridge and tea and the delightful Prom which they conducted this year. We must also add a very special "thank you" to the class of '40 for their work as the hostesses of our memorable Cap and Gown Sunday. Rest assured that "a very pleasant time was had by all." Our parting wish to the coming Seniors is aptly expressed in a little gem from the pen of Brian O'I-Iiggins. "May every blessing this life can hold Be yours in fullest measure, May content, that is better than gems or gold, Fill your future days with pleasure. May clouds ne'er gather above your way, Nor grief, nor gloom oppress you, And every hour and every day May God befriend and bless you." """"'w.m,, 'i ffl gg 1 fbfrfa - baabba 7 1 W ............ ,.,., , QQ , gwtslghw W ,c Wa We ,.,ct.,,, N.. 733 vs, N .141 D , - u UIHOI' VIRGINIA A. ADAMS Housatonic, Mass. RITA M. BURKE SpringHeld, Mass. CATHERINE F. BRESNAHAN Uxbridge, Mass. MARION A. CANTWELL Chicopee Falls, Mass. AGNES M. CASSIDY Holyoke, Mass. DEBORAH M. CLANCY Springfield, Mass. DOROTHY C. CLIFFORD Northampton, Mass. F. ANICETA DECKER So. Deerneld, Mass. A. RUTH DINEEN Holyoke, Mass. MARY T. DOLAN Worcester, Mass. CATHERINE C. DOUGHERTY Easthampton, Mass. MARY ROSE DURNIN No. Adams, Mass. CATHERINE A. FITZGERALD Chicopee Falls, Mass, ' Director JULIA A. FLAHIVE Florence, Mass. HELEN L. GORMAN Pittsfield, Mass. M. AGNES GULLY Worcester, Mass. LORRAINE C. HORAN Worcester, Mass. CONSTANCE T. KENNEDY Holyoke, Mass. ANNIQTTE M. LALIBERTE Springneld, Mass. MARY IVIAGUIRE Clinton, Mass. NIARGARET C. MAHONEY Millville, Mass. MARGARET E. MEEHAN Westfield, Mass. M. RUTH MORAN Springfield, Mass. BARBARA A. NORTON Worcester, Mass. CARMEN O. PADILLA Ponce, Porto Rico MARIE A. STONE Pittsfield, Mass. MARY A. VENANCIO Newport, R. I. 131'-la A, A ll lg ft. C74 Y. Uhr Svnphnmnrvn Class Cfficers Prefidenf-MARY O'CONNOR Vit?-Pl'6ffd671f-CONSTANCE STILES Tl'6dflll'67'-MARY DESMARAIS Sm-effzry-MARY CALLAHAN X N N W 1'J nvxnx xmYX Km ' NummmQNmmwmxNN x XAmmwmANXxmwwmwNwwwwNW.wX.WNmmW.M.xNw..-w.W..mm..mmxMy Y , I ' -, 4. M.. .xxx nf ,,A-,--: qqa Q fx-rf --,'bf ' -- ---4 --.-2. ,, 'Q :w ww '- "" 51,3 f 76 5 lv' 12? Izniiglz ' 'Y' Sophomore Class OU must forgive us if we become over-zealous in extolling the praises of our sister class. Quiet, always dependable and rather conservative, they, the Sophomores, have won their way into all of our hearts. As valuable members of all of the social organizations of the college-giving to the Glee Club and Orchestra some of its most outstanding musicians and to the Dramatic Club some of its most talented per- formers, making the debates as well as all basketball and tennis games the interesting exhibitions of friendly inter-mural rivalry that they are-the members of the Class of '41 have distinguished themselves as one of the grandest classes ever enrolled at O. L. E. When they first acted as hostesses at the Halloween Party, which they gave in our honor, we realized that as a class, the Sophomores are enterprising and generous, as well as clever and active. The party was an ingenious one and in every way a social success. To add to all of their other accomplishments, their marvelous achievements in the scholastic field, makes us feel that without a doubt each and every member of our sister class is destined for great things. We realize your capabilities, your talent, and your efiiciency. May we later realize that all of our wishes for your success have been fulfilled. ,,,,,,. N ---- "--- ,, , -e--frrree-M --'- 3" ' , ff '-f+ : :ri-ffmsr eeefsremm ' fd iv- ?? , -Q 77 J ra Q vu- if s 'iam 'zip Li ,swstcx nn' s. Sophomore Director HIELENE BUTLER Wtmrcester, Mass. MARIE CALLAHAN XX'orcester, Mass. MARY CALLAHAN W'orcester, Mass. IRIZNIE CAVANAULIH Eusthampton, Mass. HFLIZN CONNORS Springfield, Mass. MARY' DIESMARAIS Springneltl, Man. IWARY DONOGHUE Holyoke, Maw. KATHLIEIEN DUQQAN Holyolce, Mass. ELIZABETH EVERETT Luconiu, N. H. HELEN FINNEGAN Vlorcester, Mass. KATHRYN GIBBONS Worcester, Mass. MARION HAFFKE Chicopee Falls, Mass. CATHERINE JOSEPH Winchendon, Mass. HELEN MEAKSHIER Springfmeld, Mass. FLORA MILLETTIZ Springfleltl, Mass. RITA MLILCAHY Monson, Mass. JOSH? MURRAY Wfillinntrmsett, Mass. MARY NOONAN Gt. Barrington, Mass. MARY O'CONNOR Three Rivers, Mass. NIARY O'DONNl2LL VU. Springlielrl, Mass. MARY POWER Wrmrcester, Mass. HELEN PRATT Gt. Barrington, Mass, MARGARET RILEY Worcester, Mass. EILEEN SHEA Chicopee Falls, Mass. SHIRLEY SHERIDAN Chicopee, Mass. MARY SMYTH Springheld, Mass. 1' 6' ' 5 78 Uhr ilkvnhmvn Class Cficers PI'E.ff6f6lIf-KATHERINE KELLY Vife-P1-efidenf-JANE KEEGAN Tre41,r1n'e1'-MARY TOOLE Sew'elm'y-MARY SHEA WWH MW ,,... .M .. Qsm umWxWNNN ---,,- N-M 9 mmwwxmxmwwwxxNxxxwmmwwxmxmwxxwxxxwxxxXxxXxxxxxxxxxxwxxxwmxxwmxxxxxxwwsxmxtxNNYXXS- 'L .. gb Nxxzwxwxxwwwxxxxxxxxxxmmw:::::x:rfrrrr:::::xax:::::::,,2:11 ,-:-1-sa-5 ---- 5 -':-' : :-, ,Qu x X A 95- w 5 NN 'I oo S , ' W-21-fs C807 sx y .:.1.f-.1:.::ef:....,. .ee1::.:::r-xg--f::f.55Q:A--- 55 ' 4 , A x A N :Bri I: 'J . i Freshman Class HEY came to us with a sweet and youthful gaiety, which seems to be a dehnite characteristic of each one. It is the aura which they shed over all they meet. It is evident in their words and in their actions g-we meet them at a Prom, or we simply pass them in a casual greeting on the campus and their charm is always there, May you Freshmen preserve that spirit of joyousness always. With it, you can surmount all odds. In the more serious line of scholastic work our Freshmen have lived to the high and lofty standard, demanded by the college. They are active members of the various clubs, and always on hand for extra-curricular activities. Now, as we, the Seniors, prepare to leave our Alma Mater, and you, as Freshmen, continue your college life, so wonderfully begun, may we give this parting advice. Should you at any time lose hope and grow weary of the dilhculties inevitably met on the "royal road to learning," pause a moment in the Rotunda and read these words of the Blessed Mother who presides over the destinies of our college: I am the Mother of Fair Love And of Fear And of Knowledge And of Holy Hope. -Et't'!Il.Y. XXI V-24. 'ff V Mt ---- -.-- ..., Ll 111' 1 V H 7 81 if N NS 51 9-as si Wimww' tv 4 Q-W! x Freshman Director MARY CASSIDY Uxbridge, Mass. RUTH COUGHLAN Springfield, Mass. MARY CAVANAUOH Springfield, Mass, EVELYN DOWNEY W. Springfield, Mass. MARY ELLEN DOWLING Pittsfield, Mass. INIARGARET GALl.AGHER XX'Orcester, Mass. DOROTHY HALLEIN W. Springfield, Mass. EILFIQN HEEEERNAN Blackstone, Mass. MURIEL HOURLHAN Eastliampton, Mass. JANE KEEQAN Pittsfield, Mass. CATHERINE KELLY Springfield, Mass. MARY LARKIN Gt. Barrington, Mass. MARY LEARY Worcester, Mass. HELEN MAHAN Lee, Mass. FRANCES WOOD MARY MANNING Holyoke, Mass. LILLIAN MORIN Chicopee, Mass. ALINE MONTCALM Holyoke, Mass, ALINE MoRR1sON Dalton, Mass. JOAN MURPHY Chicopee, Mass. MARY JANE NESBIT Pittsfield, Mass. IRMA PADILLA Ponce, Porto Rico MARY SHEA Chicopee, Mass. ELINOR SOMERS Springfield, Mass. ANN STONE Pittsfield, Mass. ANN ETTE SULLIVAN Springfield, Mass. MARY TOOLE Springneld, Mass. ALICE VAN KEURAN Chicopee, Mass. CATHERINE WALSH No. Adams, Mass. W. Springfield, Mass. ft.. HV Y Y :git-'sl-f,f?,vt Wu-:LW Q W Q C82 41 ini' 'Y' KDMKZ HHH THE ELHH S Sodality Cfficers Prefideuf-MARY FOGARTY Vive-Prefidenz-MARY Ross DURNIN Tl'6dflll'6l'-GERTRUDE FOOTIT Secretary--HELEN FINNEGAN wMNmWx mwmwm Mx NxXxNxXXxXXXXx,.Nv WA ,xxxxxx Q WWXWW Xx.x X Wh Xxxx X NW Nxxx X NN ,xxxxxxx xxxxx X Nwxwxw NNXX E wxw : d- rs gi vN,N.x,i,.xNnwQW,::,,,,, ---- Q 6 S 2 ?z ' Sw"'N 84 o ww' f 7 A.. x,XX ,X in 22,5 ,Mg-K 'Ianni' X Q Blessed Virgin Mary Sodalit DEAR SENIOR SoDAL1sTs: OMMENCEMENT DAY should be indeed "commencement" for youg the com- mencement of a fuller and richer life. For the past four years, under the vigilant care of Our Lady of the Elms, you have continued to prepare for your life work. We say "continued to prepare," because, according to our standards, the power of education begins in infancy, ends with death. Its fruits are ours in full only in eternity. Your life's work is not simply a matter of entering a profession. It is the sum total of your thoughts, words, and actions, weighed on the balance of eternity. You have completed your life work when you have reached your destiny. Your destiny is not man-given, but God-given. It is not of this world, but of the world to come. Your life work is completed only when you have reached your final goal-infinity of years with the Lover of souls. As Sodalists, you have additional graces to help you attain your end. You have the patronage and love of Christ's own Mother. No mortal pen has ever done justice to the most beautiful of all words, "mother". Think how much more powerless it is in acclaiming Christ's Mother! But remember this, Sodalists, she is always there, always listening for your "Sweet Mother, I place this cause in your hands." Mary is not only your patron, she is your model. In her you have the quintessence of every virtue. If you wish a truly strong and beautiful character, study Mary. If you are in doubt as to how to cope with a problem, study the life of Mary. If you wish to know the purest and deepest meaning of love, study the heart of Mary. If you are longing for the abiding peace of sanctity, study the soul of Mary. Yes, Sodalists, we expect you to be upright Catholics-not merely passive, but active. We expect you to prove yourselves loyal subjects of Mary and her Son by your every thought and word and act. We expect you to reach your destiny, too, Sodalists, on the high road of-"To jesus Through Mary." :ff f 15 f i ee l oo S 85 -'xg' I, -f'f'1,Q, Q 11:1 -f .2--N -:,:.:::s5ge:.::.-:.f: I if f- . I V. :fx QQ :gi f E . x wwwSmsxmwwmymmxxxxxuxxmwmmxm Debating Club Uffmers P7'BJfd67If-MARGUERITA DANAHEY Vire-Prefident-LORRAINE HORAN Trm,rln'er-JOSIIE INIURRAY Seuenzry-HELEN FINNEGAN f:'f':'1fa 5 H ,f 4869 ,-N -- ' . fimnigr. x 'Y 'gf . B. Debating Club HE world today is crying for men and women who can "think straight"-who can I view this changing, chaotic universe with broad tolerant minds, and yet keep the supreme goal of life in clear view. The world needs critics who can build on foundations of sound philosophy where now tottering superstructures are threatening to fall because of the unsound and destructive philosophy on which they are reared. It is the students of our Catholic colleges, who must undertake this task, and who must accomplish it, both for the future happiness cf their own lives and for the future well-being of their country. The task is tremendous, the means of accomplishing it comparatively few in number. Yet there is no better college function that aims toward this goal than the debating club. Here the knowledge gained through religion and through philosophy is tested when applied to world affairs. Here conditions and forces that shape our world may be compared and judged according to Christian standards. Thinking women of tomorrow, the leaders of the future, are trained, and formed through these societies. Society today has accepted informal speaking as its particular style. There is no better ground for the development of this social poise than the formal debating rostrom of the college debating clubs. Here the practice in forensic speaking according to deter- mined rules-that is with material studied beforehand, practiced with eloquence and stress on good diction and gestures-sets a background that cannot be equalled as a train- ing preparation for both formal and informal public and private speech. In naming the good effects of debating, however, we must not forget that poise, grace and ease in all company is one of the inevitable results. A finished speaker, one who can speak intelligently and at the same time with confidence and poise, is a boon today. Formal debating stresses these points and makes speaking an art. These are the tasks that the Mother John Berchmans Debating Society has attempted to accomplish. Its members, past and present, are living proofs that its work is well done. You will find that its graduates are Catholic "thinking" women-well able to cope with modern problems. To the students of the class of '59 who helped sustain the record of the club-we extend our sincere thanks. You have ably upheld the record of your predecessors. 5243"Vfz t""t f-,, .. .... .- A jg ...................................... 87, WM ? IIIISTNQTQT ' 1 'sf' 3 ' 1 5... . J 1 Il rp'lf I j 1 4 3 I2 'O 09 -fi' Dramatic Club Ufflcers Pl'6J'j6!617f-EDNA LUNNEY IffL'6-Pl'F.ffLf61If+-MARIE STONE Tl'HJJlll'61'-IVIARGARET GALLAQHER Sevremry-MARY CALLAHAN ,, , Q fm' " "' ""' ' X'XXXx' X Nx"X "XN"'W"'X'K XXN'x'Nx'N 'ESQ XKNX 1 rwy 5 I' .1-I wimwttbx Xxxxxx x NWN x-xx X m:::::fff::ff::f:Q:::.f.,.. ,, W - E if N x X.xxX , g mqx C889 ' fi. xm'S2" Dramatic Club U LL the world's a stage" quoth Shakespeare, and since that time people have been busy forming dramatic clubs in order that they may better act their parts upon that stage. In our own dramatic club we have used a double-headed dart with which to reach our mark. One of the aims is to train young untried artists in the rudiments of acting-and the other aim is to give them a knowledge of the American stage and its personalities. Acting through all ages has had a universal appeal for people, and it is that appeal that drives youth toward the stage and footlights. It is but Fitting and proper then, that in college the young be given an opportunity to test and develop their talent. The club selects plays that can be easily handled by an amateur troupe, and through friendly assistance and advice the essentials of acting are learned. The atmosphere of the theatre is carried out as far as possible, and calls into play those who are interested in the back-stage work of the theatre. The audience are the critics, and at the same time the students of the little theatre. Through these means our productions are both enter- taining and instructive, and our theatre is our workshop. The legitimate theatre is claiming the spotlight today with a glamour it has not had in a decade. Young people are vitally interested in stage personalities and in the plays that are currently popular in our major cities. The dramatic club has attempted to foster this growing interest by reviewing popular plays, and their leading stars, believing that a knowledge of the people who form the world of make-believe will awaken interest. And now the time has come for the class of '39 to bow to a grand finale. Their final curtain call brings back many members who have excelled in acting, and who have been active in the work of the dramatic club. Marguerita Danahey may well be the first to graciously acknowledge the applause of both the society, and the school. Her work as Leah in Pilate's Daughter will long be remembered. Gertrude Footit, Loretta McCarty, Margaret Fitzpatrick and Marie Courtney, too, deserve our applause and special thanks for their work during four years. Our society has had the advantage of a capable directress and to her the society and the class of '39 extend thanks for her work in fostering young hopes. sv-at-:Q Nmmws.. ,. " " ' A 4n"l"L5.3, W .......... T .... 5 , ,-, aww. T 893 - 3? We O W' 'fi ,fe-W'f4x.j ,Mit ali Xiu' Vw fW F? Athletic Association Officers Prmi!e11fHELEANoR KELLEHER Vjl'6'-Pl'6,fjd6llfiMARCARET MAHONEY 74l'?d.l'lIl'6l'-ELEANOR O'HERRON S ef1'efi1r'y4 MARY NOONAN .,.. ?NXNimNNNmwrwwvmmwnswwweswww x 'A-...sw..,..-n..-..-vw...-.,.w..w.4.. -......,....i...i.s....c. x.xNNX t .,..i..t.....c..W.. Xcxxx - .M-3 N sswfxxxwf A? 6 5 5h A .x:3w:L:,:iQm.. YN 2 ' D E! .3 .. ,W VS '35 ' "' if '-.L 'Q 90 Athletic Association 9' F you enjoy sports the Athletic Club welcomes you at the College of Our Lady J of the Elms. If you enjoy the companionship of good fellows, you are doubly welcome. Good fellowship and sportsmanship are the watchwords of the society. The spirit of friendly competition, that is fostered as a training for youth, is found in the spirited games that annually take place among the four classes. The world today cries "Let them learn to take it", and the best classroom for the inculcation of that lesson is the sportsfield. There the contestants are taught to win with modesty, and to lose with grace. Clean, hard playing and team work are qualities demanded of the members of the various teams, and a more splendid training for the winning of future laurels is hard to find. The spirit of contentment with fellowman, and the thorough enjoyment of social life are stressed, too, through the activities of the club. The friendly banter of a club lunch, the feeling of closeness in the singing of old, familiar songs, the hearty cheer for a victorious team, the friendly hand of sympathy to tired losers,-all these tie very firmly the knot of friendship. To Miss Long the club owes a debt of gratitude for her persistent, untiring efforts to carry on the work of the club. Her spirit will remain as a treasured keepsake to those, who knew and worked under her. The class of '39 will not be forgotten for the part played by its members in the club's activities. Theirs was the spirit of leadership, and theirs, the energetic enthusiasm which did much to advance the club. Eleanor O'Herron, Eleanor Kelleher, Margaret Fitzgerald, Frances Mulholland, Mary Mahoney, all deserve a cheer for the carrying of their class and the club to many victories during our four years. '-Q, V ,,-Y , , 4, f- k k V '-,,,,,,A,,, f,::u.,.,:::e....,,ttt..et.t..t...:?.,t.t.a.. f- , 3, gy-S C , 1 W-"5 s .57 fe'-XX Musical Clubs Officers Prefidezzf-ANN CARROLL Vife-Premfefzf-MARQARET MIEEHAN Tl?r1.fi1I'6l'1I'llfLEN FINNEGAN S6L'l'?fc1l'J'-ANNE GILLOOLY 7 C923 xx ji-Zigi., I ,i 45 --sw s--s J :swf -.fx ' "' s - N Nl Q" Q, ADV.-y Musical Clubs 9' N after years, the lovely strains of Christmas music will recall to our hearts and J minds a picture of breathtaking beauty-the shadowy Rotunda, lighted only by a glittering Christmas tree, while from the balcony above, the members of the Musical Clubs, with softened voices and muted strings, ushered in the Christmas season, with praise for the Babe of Bethlehem. Truly heavenly it was, like unto that first "Silent Night," when angels announced the blessed birth at the sacred Inn. Then, in April, the Musical Clubs surpassed their former successes, when in collaboration with the Holy Cross Glee Club and Philharmonic Orchestra, they presented a public concert in Veritas Auditorium at the Elms. The program was excellent in every way. The combined clubs were under the direction of Professor Edward Bouvier of Holy Cross. Our club, responding to the splendid coaching of our Reverend Directress, followed admirably the leadership of Miss Ann Carroll, '39. Some of the loveliest compositions ever written were presented: "Song of the Steppes "... ,,... ......... ...,,.,,. T r t 'haikoiwky "Rondo Capriccioso" ..,. .,,,,,,.i,i 1 l'l67lLf6'l!I0l771 "Norwegian Dance" ,,..., ,........... G rieg-Arlaflffjf "Emitte Spiritum Tuum' ',...... ,,., , C riirrii Srlazzelky "Mardi Gras" ..................,. ......,. . H ,.............,...,. ii.. G raft? "Seraphic Song" r....,,,......,...,,,.,..,, ,,,.,.,,,,,.,,., ,,....,.,,, .,,,,,..,,.,.,,, ,.,,,, R 1 1 b emleizz-Gaizzei' As we left Veritas Auditorium, we felt that here, indeed, was :i place Where Music dwells Lingering and wandering on as loth to die, Like thoughts whose very sweetness yielded proof That they were born for immortality. 'el f'-re f Le Cercle Frangais Officers Premfefzf-ROSEMARY CUMMINGS Ifive-P1-mdefzf-AGNEs GULLY 7'reamrer-MARGARET GARVEY Seffemry-MARY O'DoNNELL , MN fV1'NNXXIY'N'YXN X X X v WN rv XX 5597-1 mxMN ,, ,-,,,. ,Xxx, Xx., , N... ..x. , M L. ,.,x. ,J..,...X ,.,x.., , .Q..,, XXX. .xX,xXXxxx, Q Q g i Xxxxx T ww, , . .,.12 , W... -1-T , V 5 .- xxx A 9 w C 45 - A f QCXXT I nn - ix f' 4 1 . 5... ,,-.X ,. 95 Le Cercle Francais OMPLETING another year of special activity, the French Club has again proven to be a potent factor in the scholastic and social life of the school. From the scholastic viewpoint, it supplements and makes more practical the work of the classroom. The average student is too prone to think of French as a to the classroom, a subject whose essence is intense memory work on subject, peculiar verb forms and rules of grammar. However, French, to be worth while, must be an the everyday life of those who study it. Otherwise, it is obvious that lacking the vital factor, showing the real meaning and beauty of the French language. At Our Lady of the Elms, this factor is Le Cercle Francais. In Le Cercle, French integral part of there would be is spoken exclusively not only at the business meetings, but at all social functions as well. Membership is open to all, and there are many and varied activities to encourage the students to join. The interesting entertainments, songs, games, debates, parties, and initiations stimulate a friendly atmosphere, which encourages conversation and helps to develop the student socially. The journal reports on items of interest in the school, and at the same time encourages writing on the part of the students. The final outcome is the training of the ear and tongue in the living speech, which means the mastery of the foreign idiom. 5tfQ5'3fj5.3,, ,Sy v, -'- VI1 Y -, V re l E' wg 5,- ,, 3, . - ' 1 xx 'Y f 712 fimeffl fn- Riff .su-R-1 A ,. . , , . 1. , ' ff' yi 3, mf ,gg ,A X i fe.'.fff 'n,,4 . ?fi9?f?X'W'.'J'T?'i . . 2 ' 'M Q -xc af- . ,'-.v:56q7v9wb:,-'R ' ,qv 5 X-fvQ'3i6Ra' ff'0'1'? O if. Rwgpfig-f6a fvPi - 'I . . A. a,gf'- wi, mf5Q:g,.l AW.: was 1 -,w,,,, " 6.5 R33 ' - f L X ,'3"is3l?2925FxI' R ' f , L-:H Hwy gags Nr "7 QW' '2 ivy E1 Corte Castellana Officers llwmleul-ANN CARROLL VHP-IJI'L',l'jc!617f+CAR M FN PADILLA 7'lA6'aI.lllI't'l'-IRIWA PADILLA S6t'I'Pf.1I'Q'-BARBARA NORTON R.. .xX.xxk W O 1-fQ1S?'QI"f -X: .O , W .v ...-,...x...R:.X X -Rwfxuwaxxw 45'- -L3 'xwmxmw ...,-...,,,.......... .. W ,5 -1 5- . x.......,w::.. :. J XNQXS -Sas' X fN9xwNQ ,J ... V: dw , N U ,,. if" ,--X 5967 , ll El Corte Castellana LARGE number of those making up the nations of South America are of Spanish descent. Their culture is Spanish and they speak the Spanish language. They are our neighbors with whom our future is closely linked and with whom we should be, literally, on speaking terms. In the Spanish language are written some of the greatest literary masterpieces of the world. The Spanish dramatists, novelists, poets, and essayists of the past and of the present rank with the best of France and England. The language, literature, and intellectual life of our American neighbors, who have inherited much from Spain, as we have from other European nations, merit our study. Students of Spanish at our college realize the benefits to be accrued from a study of Spanish and correlate their formal study of the Castillian language, literature and life with an informal, practical application of it at their monthly gatherings of El Corte Castellana. Following the regular parliamentary beginnings of every meeting, there is a monthly social hour. All members of the club participate in plays, games, songs, and many other types of entertainment, which afford opportunities of conversing in the foreign language, and of applying in a practical way, the vocabulary, and rules of grammar, which have been learned in a formal manner in the classroom. The Corte is particularly fortunate in having as very active and valuable oihcers the Senoritas Carmen and Irma Padilla of Porto Rico, who have labored unceasingly to make the club one of the outstanding social organizations of our college. we f- :,::.:::.-:zzz .:::::::: ::: : efrrrrgggggic: :::: is gi -'--z as 1-::::::::::::::: Q.-rex::::::::mmx-mmwqtxsxwsww-fx, C977 s Nags ,.. YgW,n-is ,rim -,lj ,M-X, "-311-iff' E 'Y :film wqfk WVR W - l- W -M-. ---'vm--mv-Q--......w.-f M-Nw-M-v.xWN,.,,. fir ,- ,-AV .X Classical Club Oflicers Prefident-MARY POWERS Vice-Pfefidefzz-CONSTANCE STILES Tl'PdJIH'6l'-HELEN CONNORS S6fl'Cfc17'J'-MARY CALLAHAN ' .nl ' ww. ,g ,- - 5, uf: , Y A: .995 ,: " S B '-f- -'- lg "N 498, 5 I W L, '-'K : , '.- 'M ' ww N E Classical Club F all the subjects in the scholastic field, Latin is the most debated. Exponents of so-called progressive education discard it because, they say, it contributes little toward furthering "social efiiciencyf' We are not in accord with this trend of thought, and we feel that we have ample proof to substantiate our position. First of all, even our opponents agree that Latin has a cultural value. That argu- ment in itself justifies the place of Latin in the school curriculum. Remarkable as this scientific age is, it has not yet produced a machine that will imbue culture into an individual. Culture can be obtained only by developing and by improving, according to educational standards, all our God-given faculties. Deep thinking along logical lines, varied reading, worthwhile contacts,-all these have their place in cultural training. It is essentially putting life on a selection and rejection basis,-taking the good, leaving the evil. This cannot be accomplished overnight. It requires time, patience, open- mindedness, discrimination, powers of evaluation. True culture enables man to see life in its fullest and best sense. If knowledge of the Latin language, and acquaintance with Latin literature, enables us to find a richer significance in life, why not seek them? The world has many representatives of the "brainstorm country." It needs more of the clear hemisphere, where logic, thought, and appreciation rule harmoniously. Our success in the business or professional world is per se based on the habits of our mind. The mind, like the body, can best be trained by exercise. In our physical education we aim at the development of the whole body. In attaining this end there must be variation in our exercise. So, too, in training our minds, we must develop the whole mind. To bring about this development, a variety of mental exercises is necessary. Classical scholarship is an effective means to this end, because it puts into action all our faculties. What about the practical value of Latin? Let us take but a cursory glance at some of the vocational helds. The now flourishing lawyer really made his debut in the Latin class room where he pleaded the cause of his translation. The doctor made his first diagnosis and worked out his first prognosis, the hrst time he put an English sentence into Latin. The chemist who faithfully learned conjugations still deals with memorized forms of symbols, which speak to him in a mystical and wondrous tongue. The writer laid the foundation for all his future success by observing the close relation- ship between the meaning of words and the context, by noting the subtlest shades of meaning. The psychologist received his first insight into the nuances of thought, when he analyzed the thought development of mighty intellects. By learning the rules of syntax and by developing the ability to apply these rules readily and correctly, the nurse opened new vistas to herself. The teacher who stood in awe of the wisdom and of the beauty of the classical verities, must now transmit the lessons she gleaned from them and from other fruitful sources. Men in the world of business can use their powers of keen observation and close reasoning to good advantage, for "the trained mind can master the problems of business better than the untrained." So, it is for the members of the Classical Club, who had the good sense and clarity of vision to recognize the cultural, intellectual, and practical values of Latin, that the Class of '39 prays "Pax et benedictio Dei descendant super vos et maneant in vitam aeternamf' smxwmamuazmmm fe L. ,.. ..,. ...g...,n.::...: ..... 1 . ' ..... -:::- if ' '1 ---' Q :iiis-.xtiw5i:::::::ax:::::::.v:eftx:f::e:::::s-::::-t-t---:at.:.:::::,:. --A--:aims 1: .. N. 1 t -5 51 - A 2 New 99 7 P51 f Ly .. , ., A 'LN 'L-in 5 , - ' 'XI' fr 1? 3' Scieuc e Club Ufficers I9mmfwzf-HIZLLN KEEQAN Iffff-Pl'PJfdF7lf-MARIE STONE T l'Ff15Ill'c'V-CARMIiN PADILLA Sewvmy-HELEN PRATT . I-,,3 .-...-in - Xwx 'YCwXQsXN?wS nmnuvxvnma-mmwueaxnx .sq 'N':'+Nx. xx . - X- -mvwivkwxuxw M f ' vwfnqwlw-A+ WsxvvAtmhlxvvNrv-Qui:-vlvhiedwxx-sxfsxfx ucv-1 -nn Q ' 'I -A ---- f -f H-, X 'sw -ww 5 --- --- 5 2 NXQQS - 33 Riva 5 51 Q C1005 ,s-Aw :zu fix qtgnygz-' A Science Club HE MONSIGNOR DOYLE SCIENCE CIRCLE centers its interest about the I progress which science has made and is making today. "Science"-that magical little word that has unfolded for us new worlds of health, of knowledge, of comfort! The members of the club prepare papers on some phase of scientific investigation before the public today. Informal discussions are held regarding the relative merit of this research work. Illustrated lectures bring before the eye the rapid strides science is making, and add to the popularity of the club. This age is essentially "science conscious." Even educators and philosophers are trying to reduce life to scientific data. Is it not important, then, that young Catholic women acquaint themselves not only with the broad scope of this comprehensive subject, but also with its limitations? The gates that lead to the vast field of science are Hung open. The class of 1939 sincerely hope that present and future members of the Science Circle, guided by Truth Itself, will enter those portals and profit by the richness of the store awaiting them. 11 ", 5 'KYW3 vgr Philosophy Club Cfflcers Senior Prefidezzf-'MARY LARKIN Slwmr Vife-Prefidenf-FRANCES MULHOLLAND Senior S6t'l'FfdI'J'fMARGARET RILEY lllllffil' Premlezzf-VIRGINIA ADAMS jnzzzor Vive-Pramideal!-AGNES GULLY fflllffll' Sef1'efJz'y-HELEN GORMAN ,....m.,..mmMm NX S :r ie ei ,1 ,..5,R.-K ., , 5 is H A- wg r Y, W -' -w' 6 J iwww Ri Wheat: 'Y' 11035 Philosophical Clubs HE responsibility of preparing for true leadership descends as a solemn obligation I upon Catholic college girls the moment they enter a Catholic school where there is but one Head Master, Christ. Their contribution to the welfare of society and to the spread of the Kingdom of God upon earth depends upon the studies they pursue and the spirit in which they pursue them. Two things are essential for the Catholic leader: a perfect knowledge of the faith and a thorough training in its application to present-day conditions. From the very beginning, apologists have stressed the importance of a firm rational foundation for faith. Through her classes in religion, the student in a Catholic college becomes acquainted with the truths of her faith, through her classes in philosophy, she learns how to prove from reason the existence of God, the fact of a human soul and its qualities, and the general laws governing thought and the pursuit of truth. To define philosophy adequately is about as difficult as the unravelling of the Gordian knot. Each succeeding age, each contemporary school offers a distinct explana- tion of the term. Although so different, these distinctions have the same essential fundament underlying, which might End expression thus, that philosophy is the science of things in their ultimate causes, in so far as these can be known by the light of natural reason. The object of this science is the universe, and it ever seeks to know the reasons not only for the existing, but even for the possible and impossible. Its purposed object is the universe. Its Supreme object is God. The Catholic college girl studies philosophy for two main reasons:-first, to train her for true leadership in the world in which she is to take her place, secondly, to make fertile and enriched the mind, the barren soil which philosophy receives, by the study of the problems presented for consideration and by the intellectual effort required for their solution. Let us first consider the effects accruing from the magnitude of its intellectual view. The achievements of the other sciences become insignificant when compared with the seemingly superhuman accomplishments of philosophy. Again, the human mind ever seeks answers to the innumerable questions that present themselves as to the origin of the universe, man, life, etc. Students are fascinated by the mystery that ever enshrouds them, and are not satisfied until they grasp the reward of their endeavor, a reward attainable in the study of philosophy. Philosophical study is further disciplinary in that none of its results can rest on mere authority. Each individual student must exercise his own activities to reach the dogmatic results. For example, the fundamental facts in astronomy or chemistry are given the student outright and so only the result is gained. The mental processes which originally led to the result are not imposed upon the student. Inasmuch as it is the process which chiefly imparts the discipline, it is seen that just as far as results are gained, exclusive of the process, the most important end of education, namely, that of developing man himself, is lost, or rather, not attained. With the study of philosophy such is not the case. We cannot separate the product from the process. We cannot reach the result of the author unless we go through the precise mental process, or a similar one, whereby he reached his result. In the study of the other sciences, a certain degree of mental training is attainable, but in the study of the "Queen of the Natural Sciences''-philosophy-man finds the mental training which leads to a full development of all of his intellectual powers. 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Frantic days of preparation were spent so that this event would meet the high standards set by our previous undertakings, The hnal perfection and enjoyment fully repaid us, and we shall always remember the perfect joy of real satis- faction. ee- , :lil - 'P Mxsxs:ssfxsx ss s x mm NX tttttt XS . . ttttt N... .tttttt t.t.,tr. tt.t,,..ttt., . , tt X X A S .MMM t.tt ct, .W tt.ttttt. t tx i X X C1077 W rf- - I fx X N 4 s x SAN, 2. A, 1, ,. N, ' waxm ir' S V' ' 9 ,A ip- was Y Cffmnzjlfee Clirzimfefl-MARY LARKIN GIERTRLTDE Foorir LORETTA MCCARRY MARY MAHONEY DOLORIES DONLIN FRANCES MLILHOLLAND ANN CARROLL CLAIRE MCLCARTHY Sophomore Hop UR Sophomore Hop was an innovation-the hrst one at O. L. E. It filled the need of a spring "informaI". Our enthusiasm spread through the entire student hodyg and everyone turned out for the soiree. The gym was gaily decorated, and music was furnished by the Holy Cross Dance band, led by Tom Donlin. The success of this our first informal dance gave us high hopes for our forthcoming junior Prom. it A' -X S msRssssmsmww.....uWwswnwQ f14l 9 Wmmwmmsms WW:-Y: ------ - - -g:LeL-.:.ue.nw-s-s-:sw:::.aa:---:-exmaqqnwgggwqsxrz 65 9 Q Q - -5 Xwwwq- :fx Y: , -M Y -- - - V - Q ' I f 'Q xg v,1 .O Y? t c 1081 " f Arun., Cap and Gown Sunda Sober, steadfast, and demure. All in robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress lawn Gver thy decent shoulders drawn, HUS were the Seniors on that glad day, when in otlicial manner, we donned the coveted cap and gown for the first time. Many a time we had posed in the Seniors' gowns, and sighed enviously for the time when we would have earned the right to wear them. In a beautiful ceremony in our chapel, we received the blessing of the Sacred Host from the hands of His Excellency, Bishop O'Leary. It was an added pleasure to have for our speaker, the Reverend Frederick McCarten of the Society of jesus. In his address, Father McCarten impressed upon us the obligation of following in our own lives, and of teaching to others the principles of the true Christian Education which we have received here at Our Lady of the Elms. Later, when we were presented to His Excellency, our Most Reverend Bishop, we again received his blessing, and heard repeated his fervent prayer that we never fail the trust that is placed in us, the wearers of the Cap and Gown. We t..t.ttt t XXX x X X X wmv-.ues wmwxwswxwssw s. 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B4 Do you remember? "Come Ta- Ra- Ra-Boom-De Ay" in the grand old way, We've a party planned for the Nineties Gay- Girls dressed in ruffles, plumes, and sashes, Beaus in checked trousers and wild moustachesf' After a candle light supper in O'Leary Hall, at tables frivolously decorated in red and white, we introduced the Freshmen to their first song fest on their first "Elms Night." They're a grand group of girls, aren't they? Remember what good sports they were, when we all went over to the gym for the much dreaded initiation? There was a singing contest, and there were games, and they willingly did whatever was asked of them. The freshmen were not the only ones to perform. We had also a Senior "Potter Palmer," accompanied by a stylish belle in plumes and sashes, a bustle and leg-o-mutton sleeves. Then to the tune of "Strolling Thru the Park One Day," a group of Floradora Girls went through a tiller routine. When each and every newcomer to the halls of O. L. E. had been introduced to the three upper classes the beaus and belles swung into an old fashioned cotillon followed by the schottische, polka and waltz. Then came the newer "Lambeth Wt1lk" and the "Big Apple." So did a trip to the dim days of the "Nineties" end with an uproarious "truckin" back to the newer, if not gayer days of the "terrific thirties." W, ,t,. .ttt X ,X X X ..N....m msxxwswwwNmw.ctWXwmW fg9HQ" Xs.wu,.1m -tgt ,:,t Waww-,,: :tt 1 rgrslsf me ttc.tt,st. A .t. .tti 2 trrsff MQW tttttt K , tc,,,ttt,tttttt,t tt,ttttttttttt,ctt c tt.,tttttttt.ttttt.e,tttet, . can t,,, - tttt,., . ,ttt W .,... .,tt .. C1111 Q lows PM 'ffglmqgfiff -"NX Gezzeml Clmirlzmn- MARY FOGARTY Commilfee Cf7dfl'Ill6lI-MARY LARKIN MARGARET FITZPATRICK FRANCES MULHOLLAND Halloween Part N October 31, the Class of '39 made its debut as "hostesses". The gym was transformed into a barn,shay was strewn on its floor: lanterns and pumpkins were hung, and sophomores, clad in black and orange welcomed the seniors and the college faculty to their first party. In such a setting, it is no wonder that the Halloween spirit ran high. Songs, dances, specialty acts, a grand march, costume prizes, pranks and the recognized fall refreshments,-cider and doughnuts-filled the evenings bill. The highlight of the evening, however, came for us as the seniors, each bearing her gift and favor, bade us good evening, assuring us that our party was the "best ever." Then did we feel that we had reached the pinnacle of success,-we had carried on the Elms tradition of more spirited and more novel parties. .syzgix we c c x N . xmxmxmwwWNYSX I " I xmswcswmsNsswssswm::5:l,Z"i.. 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X s . uw fx-4, NN i c. r . sr-:w.w.w wwxmxxmmsewxsm x 4- ' gf Xx SXXxwxwf-. cs X -mnmwwmmwvwmwi-ywrrsyyyxy.ymwmwrN.uNMyuwuuNSe.mRQwres as :Q XNy:iW.r,,yr .XW,W.W-..Wm-.y.Wc.,Nr..rs.rwwe.,.cMmuMy.iryrrrerirtrrmirrrmr S W 2 I e -i W l oo W- : Q 113 Q s , 1 ,1 Q f 1 1- u. 5- f QQ: 15" 2 Retreat 9 ATI-IER MCCARTEN was the retreat master for this our last retreat. From this AH retreat, we derived not only spiritual benefits, but many practical applications of our religious training as well. Father McCarten's treatment of modern problems was a fitting conclusion for our collegiate retreats, since it prepared us to face every-day questions from a modern Catholic viewpoint. The last clay of the retreat, he called a conference in the lounge of the members of the Senior class. We discussed the theatre, travel, current books and modern art. We shall remember Father McCarten for his outstanding personality, and genial humor, as well as for the spiritual benefits we derived from his conferences. if f W e he ' wr. gi C1145 'Y' f""'c MidfWinter Lecture Series 9 N these days of "isms", propaganda, accusations, repercussions, and clouded issues, J it is more than usually necessary for the Catholic college student to have a clear idea of the Church's stand on modern problems. We must know and understand her theory, if we are to be able to discuss intelligently questions of the day without being led astray by illogical thinking. Realizing this we are, indeed, deeply grateful to our faculty for bringing to us in our senior year outstanding speakers, who treated Catholism and Americanism in masterly fashion. To those men, each a specialist in his own field, we will always be indebted for their clear and logical expositions. These Friday night lectures were given by members of the faculty of the Catholic University over a period of six weeks. On january 13, the series opened with a lecture by Dr. George Johnson on "Catholicism and Youth." The following week Monsignor Edward jordan gave a correlating talk on "Catholicism and Education." The subject of "Catholicism and Philosophy" was treated by Rev. Ignatius Smith, O. P. Monsignor John Haas analyzed the labor problem in "Catholicism and Labor." Closely allied with this was Monsignor Ryan's lecture on "Catholicism and Social Action." The series was closed on February 17 with the lecture of Monsignor Fulton J. Sheen on "Catholicism and Communism." We may not remember every fact presented. Undoubtedly, many salient details have escaped us, but it has been indelibly impressed upon our minds that our Church has today, in this hodge-podge of conflicting philosophies, definite, just, and reasonable theories for solving modern problems of social and political life. '3' ' ' e ----- - ' ''--'35333335---'----5:f3ff:f':5 'VT G QS vfggwsw- wmww-Nw-wsxwxxwwxvswx f:em.issas-Lammtmtwttamg?mt,tw,,sw:,,vN 115 e .. ea ' 'W 'Q' i J fa a ?' V. . -:..'- 'wlhf' W tt s as we S FQ!Fsig5'4:f.11 12 ypgira . I -, Z5 K 551 v s, ..: 11 Yi, 'A I' . Q. . fffxj ' 'QJQL A' DAIDY CrLA.IN si 'P H y I if' V Z 5 f IA. i 1- , 2. , , 1 E . ,sa g'5f?,hxnC,15" ABL if I fi E, 2 f . Y GREEN CH .m:.bE V 'fl I nu Af we-I ,xfns , I cmss DAY f 'wi fi34fy,ln3'11, ,.... .. ,-g1..i1,v4.L, L V HTF V -s LE .5 ., H, I I .1RY'S Tribute to Cut Alumnae 'V OR the last time as Seniors, we speak to our alumnae. We are deeply grateful to them for their kindness and cooperation during the past four years, and most especially for the help extended to us in this, our last year. Membership in their body is a pleasure to which we are all looking forward, and of which we hope to be worthy. nbbbbpbp MW kpspkx 51f,1Fl:' 3z ...., -. A 'ifeaeaawimsmmms F t,,r:r,:::: 3 ,ccf,,: - ,........rf.:,rt.. ctt,..i.,. ...r... - i ugh ,1.t md.,..,.,...,,acca 41111 '56-sxxx ggi? V: 4 4, -In-E1 IRI. ilirue fiizgr. millimn IE. lining, 15. ZR. :J , . . ,. ww-XMN Aiiffiilgq Lg P M .X .. X, .r WN.. xx M -b ww. .......,........................-.......xN...--.N-mwwxN.1w.mw.m..M..ww.wWW-xsxxqgi--zwvgf -' A f SKN-gw..-.mxMwmmw.-M-will-fgsm-MQW xm1f,fm.W f:J,.:.'.W:M-Q .... Jgxgfamf f-1--ffffv-.b x . X gg? , N 1 . i 'f ' ,PV ...S 'W X I.,-:Dfw ,. fx, x A Tribute HE College of Our Lady of the Elms lost a loyal supporter and a sincere friend I on january 23, 1959, in the passing of Right Reverend Monsignor William E. Foley, P. R., the venerable pastor of the Sacred Heart Church in Holyoke. Monsignor Foley needs no eulogy from us. He has proven himself an exceptional churchman in all his assignments, and these have extended from Williamstown in the far Berkshires, to Blackstone Valley. Under his pastoral direction, the Sacred Heart, his last parish, has thriven. I-Ie added a new gem to the parish group-a community hall and gymnasium, unequalled among such buildings, and exquisitely and practically equipped for daily utility. Builder, organizer and inspiration to any work for Gods people, Monsignor Foley's activities were not strictly parochial. For a decade of years he has served our College as Trustee. Nor once was he missing, when the occasion called for his presence. His was not merely passive service. Each year brought us a freshman from the Sacred Heart, sponsored by Rt. Rev. Monsignor Foley. His interest in science is evidenced by the rich equipment of our laboratories-the gift of our beloved Mon- signor Foley. One of his last acts was to establish a permanent fund for a scholarship, to be awarded to a member of the Senior class of the Sacred Heart School. His name will be remembered each june at the yearly distribution of prizesg for the Assembly prizes are awarded from a fund established by Monsignor Foley. May his name be reverently and prayerfully recalled often at the College of Our Lady of the Elms. YF MR. MR. MR. MR. MRS. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MR. MRS. MR. MR. MR. MIQS. Parents' PatrOn List THOMAS BARRETT. SR. MR. AND MRS JAMES L. KEEGAN AND MRS. JAMES J. BRESNAHAN MR. AND MRS. DANIEL E. KELLEHER AND MRS. ULICK M. BURKE MR. AND MRS EDWARD W. LARKIN AND MRS. DANIEL P. CALLAHAN MR. AND MRS. CHARLES A. LEHR JOHN B. CANTWELL MR. AND MRS. EDWARD J. LUNNEY AND MRS. THOMAS F. CARROLL MRS. GERTRUDE MAGUIRE AND MRS. MICHAEL F. CLANCY MR. AND MRS. JAMES F. MAI-IONEY AND MRS. DANIEL E. COURTNEY MR. AND MRS. JOHN MARTINIK AND MRS. JOHN B. CLIMMINOS MR. AND MRS. JOHN J. MCCARRY AND MRS. JOHN J. DANAHEY MR. AND MRS. EDWARD F. MCCARTHY AND MRS. ROBERT J. DECKER MR. AND MRS. PATRICK J. MCKENNA AND MRS, JOHN J. DONLIN MR. AND MRS. VALENTINE H. MOOOIO AND MRS. PATRICK J. FITZPATRICK MR. AND MRS. ALFRED J. MORIN AND MRS. DANIEL V. FOGARTY MRS. MARY MULHOLLAND AND MRS. WILLIAM J. FOOTIT MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM M. O'CONNOR JOHN A. FORD MR. AND MRS. TERRENCE C. O'DONNELL AND MRS. ANDREW T. GARVIQY MR. DENNIS E. O'HERRON AND MRS. PATRICK F. GIBLIN MR. AND MRS. JOHN O'SHEA AND MRS. EDWARD GILLOOLY MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH ALBANO PECORA SOLOMON JOSEPH MR. RICHARD RILEY .- R-'fi A ff' SRRSS S AASAAR"S Aflff A -Q 'pw-Q. 'Zvi IV ,.-mx 4, ,D tv I Vwyw unior Class The sun has set on college days, Life stretches out in parted waysg Stars shine forth in hopeful skies, And sure success before you lies. To you, our Senior pals and friends The junior class its wishes sends. May Alma Mater's blessing bide In future years to be your guide. f he e 'V' J. 11215 N ....i,,.. f-0 W A fi . 1 Sophomore Class FAREWELL TO '59 To our Senior sisters dear, We say "farewell," and shed a tear. Fair, gay, and loyal class, We pray, as from this port you pass, That our kind Lady of the Elms Will help you guide your separate helmsg That with her standard at your mast Shell guide you to her Son, at last. 'Tis our hope and prayer that you will be Ever loving and true to O. L. E. CLASS or '41. sm N N Q' C1223 m ,ffj:NWN'NNWW fe -'--e- -'---- Seeker 4 ?-9 - ..f::':5m im 22:41 4, In-1 Freshman Class Fair seniors, Class of 1959, May your road of life Be joyous and fine. May the tasks with which you meer On your journey through life Become stepping stones for you. May you escape all strifeg May your cares be dispelledg May your tears fade awayg May happiness follow you Through every day. May God be your guide In joy and sorrow. Best of luck from ,112 On your journey tomorrow. V ..,, . V 5 95 :QC 5 I W , W . 5 riis rrr Wm. t,tt r rrr rrr 1 C1235 WX Evvrp .WX f 4, ne: Alumnae Association College of Cut Lady of the Elms 21122143 E l g Q5 1, .D tv. Acknowledgements E wish to express our sincere thanks to those who have helped us in the publish- ing of the 1959 Elmata. To our Reverend Moderator, to Mr. Stephen Bible of the Bible-Plimpton Co., to Mr. Herman Provost of the Phoenix Engraving Co., to Mr. Arthur johnson, our photographer, to the student body. to the Alumnae, and to our friends we are deeply indebted. VUe hope that this volume proves worthy of their interest. qizsy ,s151'1i3'-. f 'Q '5 if ' :- '1 Q. 7' fl .D zzfogmplys V O - J 3 - Q ' . ,e ,L 4 ' 9 if-g" -ill A . , xi. A " .ll T7 51. ' 5 u , , . 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