Elms College - Elmata Yearbook (Chicopee, MA)

 - Class of 1942

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' '-' Y N 'J A fswlif nu hllmf 'L' m ,I His Excellency h THF MOST REVFRFHDtTHNMAL MARY 0WLEAWEgjQ,L, Bishop of Sprihgfie1d,'EQmhdhPt5hd "1Q President of hh? h College af 0mF.iQQy QE the Elms T0 you, Excellency, we dediQhte,thih ESQhhhQgQhhhhhhksiQhtQhtf spoken picture of the change that has GUM? EQ'EhE Wgfld EHQ'5QtGQ? world--Our Lady of the Elmsh -Yoh, mare than any gf ws, Fghlihg the impact with which we have some up aghirhthwQr1d,ghhhl mhh At.hhh time, they seemed remote-Qthh fa? Gigtami Eh?-Qhhwthhsiderhtihh QF attentihn. Yet, tQday we must hhhhshthtlhgly fate EMS fhht Qi QUE entrance into this delughfgthe SEGQHQ Whhlh Whrh Excellency, we have our fehtsfewhai mhwhhf misgivings hhhhhrhihg the future. However, despite hh? seemingly tiwuded Wigigm, t ara Pei mains a stilleflutterihg light? tThPhhgh these fhhr years at Qu? Lady of the Elms, the light af faith has been hhhmihghewe have pmt our hamhs into its cleansing firegfwe have QQMQHE the f1hhh,5th SAFE? further one ward. our land and people heed faiih EQ WQFM them in this chill mf devastation. God grant we maY'impaTE QMf'fiiEh th them! .---Q I Q L 1 v Q I ,"f3f!' ' 6 .ak 4114 vm' 1 r I LQ is I By! '19, l 081' I.-'04 W ' 'gl 7 A O , . I U . r Yo I r..N sig Q' A 1 ,'f " bryan M. 1' mf ""':SM f TOREWORD The culmination of the memories of four years usually results in a Year Book ---- the most representative part of the Senior Year. Cften it is regarded as a link between the days of present and past. However,the Class of '42 has met with an unexpected obstacle. we are entering our first year of a war that has struck us with blind- ing and bewildering force. We have been required to abandon many of the traditions closest to our hearts,and our Annual Elmata falls naturally into this category. Never-the-less,we have something to leave our college,and future oolligiennes. In the following pages we leave a pictorial and literary record of these years at our College of Our Lady of the Elms. A few months ago,before we realized that this project must be put aside,we had already planned on a foreword. The familiar phrase, Hwhere are the snows of yesteryear?N had seemed fitting to express the experiences of our college days--N-our snows of yesteryear. But now,far from comparative peace and contentment,we are not satisfied merely with looking backwards. Yes,we want to see the results of these four years in retrospection ---- but we also want to see beyond these years,for we want to envision a future dedicated onee again to shining ideals. And so we leave this Pseudo-Year Book to the young women who will follow us,as a memorial to our War days. we leave the hope that this generation may see good will restored to God's peoplegthat men may find themselves in truth and honestyg that we may regain the courage which has been lost in a haze of fem, burnish it to a blazing splendor and pass it on,as a thing of beauty, to posterity. U 5 I 1.4! Y X And here is our background. we are proud of its strength of architecture ---its expanse of lawh--- its simplicity of style. Uifficult though it may be to reflect an atti3ude,we will have succeeded if have caught a hit of the college spirit ix viewing our attempts to reveal the significant points ox EDD col1e4e atmosphere. We waht you to see those places to which we have become so attached---that favorite spot in tFe library---the walk to the grotto---our 'hapel. U qv . If e 'Io 4 1 Q Y 4 0 V 5,,,,93'. 'sw + - .M 'fr 45 N 4 .s' J. Q 'v :fi-VJ, ,..x4 8 ei P M. 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But soon everything Gill begin to unravel and the light will come. when it does we pray it brings an insight to your precious heritage--- a catholic education. 1 ' v J' Q O M 0 Y 5 o Q I o QQ . wi' 1' N " v ' ' bm' k 'Q if U 'U 5 O u 9 l ' I N i I M .Q fi XZ .5 I K You are very efficient young women indeed. You must have caught the gray old seniors looking at you out of the corner of our eyes,wonder- ing where you got all your vim and vigor. Seriously,we are proud of you. Never have you let our College down and never have you disappointed your HBi5 Sistersu. We are looking forward to your Senior dafs--we expect mighty I things from the glass of '4b. Nllfv 5. vs ,fi . IN 0 gl n - I I v l T -1.1 NJ NJ vi 'O " "Q U A' O 5 4 V l 4 V , , ' ' J A Q w I 'ww ,- .5-l V 1 Q . , ,IC . 'sv 14:6 Y3.x..,1 . sq' 5713.1 You are nearly ready for the cap and gown and no one can deny that you will wear them with dash and conviction And we are ready to place them into your hands because we have assurance from past experience that you,too, have the same pride in our College--in her ideals---in her future. Keep the light burning bright1y,Juniorsgthat light of Faith and Knowledge that was placed in our hands four short years ago . 'Q' , fl I 5 I ,. M IE!! fm i 'I Y n 1 45 f o N 1" I , n1'1 I -1- nQ Y ' nl gay we become a bit personal and tell a secret? We were very green freshmengin Fact we pride ourselves in being the last of' these "Bright- Hued" people. Tiut that belongs to the snows of yesteryear. What about today? We hope we are very nice,young,Catholic ladies,w1th a past---to be proud ofg with a future---rich in all the wonderful things College Seniors dream about. 5 Q s o 1 v O 09 . . O . Jr 1 fliy M 0 4 o . 1 I-'Q . f H . , I S t L., I ILP a O 1 L I ., . g N vVW A A . 3 l H ' Or! y A 0 !.Q L, 'Q' E .Al W. uM"O S , 5 ',3 ,. ' v 'irq , A : lP..? 1 I V L. by .Q in slr J . ,4 8 5 5 1 5 v x X Ruth Coughlan Decidedly bloand--blue eyes--lovely in pastel looks like a bit of heaven in baby-blue-- enthousiastic history major--upset when its her turn to teach--femininity personified-- versatality is her keyword--knitting,tennis, basketball--dramatics form an important part of her life--watch her when they play"S'L'-HI' Dust"--authority in the field of pnoto5I'h9hY" better than average in the lan5ua5es-- ' bewitching smile-- we S66 H Sunny 9935 for Ruth. L W V l li- C M , n I 9 V, I P I Mary Ellen Dowling Maria Elena--definite capacity for organization--deep understanding of situations and personalities--pronounced preference for black coffee--versatile and dependable-- excellent prose or poetry as the occasion demands--editor of Elmata--president of French and Dramatic Clubs--that super-smooth appearance mental,but nice--oh,so much to do--clever with colors and clips--the extreme extremist--so T much French--I'll never learn these Spanish idioms--our eccentric--typically college. G 4, 4 6 I' Q Evelyn Downey Little girl, with a bit of the imp in her- always willing to oblige wihh l her piano-playing-we've yet to meet her when she's been really warm- defitely does not want to teach-has added much to our English and History classes-- H determination one of her outstandin? ' 1 3 characteristics- unbelievable amount of enercy for such a little person- positive in her opiniors--the HPuokn of '42. 1 , ,...,a im-44N-d-A-4 5 Dorothy Hallein Our cheerful,chatty Dottie who always has a good word for everyone--wears plaids and more plaids--a potential Sonja Henie--witty through and through--does a job thoroughly-- diligent collector of unique lapel pins and souvenirs of all Elms events--loves her major, Biology--dislikes hot weather,reason?--no skating--has her ideas on life well formed-- natura lly!--of course! --seldom seen off campus without her hat--make way for Dottie, a miss with a future. hal 0 Q 0 'r J. .oo A U '.l Q -' ' I In f I , an fl L. . i I is s I I I i I Q Eileen Marion Heffernan One of our claims to beauty--hits a high 3 note in generosity--laughs till she cries and H so does everyone else--what would Spanish V Minor do without her?--such a smile--a swing 4 advocate--the pride of the Glee Club,Oup talented director---hates anything false--not much of an exaggeration to say that everyone loves her,and we don't confine the statement 1 to the weaker sex--briefly,in the words of a distinguished member of the faculty,nWhat a womanln h L 5 , . A Q 5 J f 1 Muriel Hourihan If Muriel does it,it will be done-- a true and faithful friend--a diligent interest in studies and outside activities--subtle humor-- a persistent thoroughness in all she does-- our efficient Prefect of the Sodality--excellent in all sports with the anphasis on swimming and tennis--at home in either Biology or Chem lab--cannot make up her mind between them-- forceful debator and loves a good argument-- f ever ready to join in the fun--hobby is ' defending theysize of East Hampton--if you go , al ng the same3fl1nes,Muriel,we will see you at. the top- W X w 2 I 1 x - - omg. 1 as J I. .,' qn...1rf.n o O ate Aa . o ,,. I- ,9 I O Y QC 1 Mary' Jan Q 6 Kee pargfegfighshgrggsggigi Diga?launter3--thoSe approval--breakfast EabTgstlw1th Janevs supporter Qf the Bprkshi S Gepep--staunch -- Thatvll b ' an 9'-true t gicg-pfexy for four YeZp3?vnSUnday afternognn 9 mS --History ma-' , ' QOCKetful of body Seen the Eagleggf-ggd Dregldioeq--Many, again so smooth--amazin metimes alittle girl nu belgved for her feminin?t moe? OI relatives-I Jane---when Irish eyeg arg,iZiT?gh a part of o x 3. f f 5 4 1 f 5 I r 1 l I f 1 l 2 1 1 5 J , I Catherine Kelly Kay--our efficient Class Presioent--noney colored hair--delights in new clothes-exnittlng and sewing keep her fingers busy--oerlect ooise on every occasion--not built for seriousness-- contagions gig5le,dan5erous in a crowaeo study hall--extraordinary sense of humor--loves sweets--reliable--decided flair for languages-- no need to wrrv about Kay's future--her goise and intelligence will see her to a high ginnacl of sucoess-- a real Elmite. G 'mfr' " jr"'p'.5 ' W,wQQ',"'s U? 'us . f. I yr. ' iYi.' f 'Q Q . . x A ,N W' .. ' "QQ , Y A M" , , 11' nf. -,V l,+ ' Inf Q ' ,.' - J' " x' .' r X71 X" N ' i 1' I w' V I, r I ,A Y M. f ,F .L o iq'- " l"ll .ALA 0.1 QA ,- '.lv Mary M.Leary -Nothing fazes Mary--always on the go--nLet's eatu--nLet's set a deadlineu--quick and business-like--inspires confidence--HOh,how I hate to get up in the morningn--just about makes it whether it is the bus or a class-- gives the impression that everything and everyone in the world is important--hates to Mary Rita Larkin Definitely a classical young woman--Latin Major and loves it---the very soul of kindness-- an enemy of cornbread--making strides as a teacher--laughs hysterically while her neighbors harmonize at midnight--gave herself a feather- cut,and so becoming--knows how to work--always willing and able---a great movie fan--an exponent of practical religion--the cafeteria depends on her--you can always count on Mary as a lasting friend. 3? I be told to hurry--Hgoing to the caf?n-- sparkling vivacity--competent tennis 9layer-- Q a newshound for the Telegram--a good permission getter--full of vim and vigor and a grand friend to everyone. 4 5 5 En I U D I 0 B A J ' Mary Grace Manning A flarefor friendship--a passion for thought fulness--genuine sincerity--ouiet charm--her hobbies include traveling,photograph and th y e Berkshires--good books--good music--looks for f --H 1 1 un Just one more plcture'--would like to avoid philosophy--pet hab1t,smiling--faithful to her album and scrapbook--adds new zest to the lives of others by her memory for Hlittle thingsn--ea5er--ardent supforter of the Wlms-- the memory of the years spent at Our Lady of thei Elms will always include Mary--tall--sweet--1 earnest. ! ll I 1 5 I 2 I 1 i if bi AJ u P 3 'z 8 'L 6 4 fl r k ' . E Q -S-X llh IRI: -al l 'CTW' i i Aline Montcalm Brilliant,gay,versatile--someone you would love to know--a major in Biology and a master in her field--efficient and conscientious-- outs a great deal into life--delightfully ' range of interests and dancing-- good books--her at Fordham- 1 impulsive--possesses a broad advocate of sw1mming,scating delights in poetry,music and favorite top1c,summer school earnest about life's problems--thoughtful, sincere,and understanding--the future looks bright and shining for Aline. N' '1 9 0 1, y 1 Q nfl' bf x. 9' 'ai' "' . 1 Irv? ,I a 'K- '+':: I ' Lilian Morin HL11N sees the bright side---frankness is her foreword--natural go-getter--wonderful memory--hates mayonnaise and mustard--sticks to the job--fine sense of humor--always there with the helping hand--a certain friendly casualness--bubbles over when she is happy-- wavy hair--extremely neat--another avid Science major--punctual,poised and pleasant-- ability to mimic--fine listener which makes her in demand--knows how to divide the time between work and play--the years that come will still find Lilian as merry as she is now 159 n ' Lois Joan Murphy I l MUPPh"-always happy,always carefree-- inimitable humor--a mimic at heart--would look well in burlap--good-natured and obliging in the extreme--makes strenuous efforts to be on ' time--charming,sweet and beautiful--a dance fiend--likes to write--mischievous grace and grinusmiling eyes--myriads of friends wherever shegoes--a personality we won't forget- f 1 4 we can see many more carefree da s b d th ' diploma for Joan. Y eyon e g X I I 1 r L' M 2 O O 'Q' 6 'I -V , 'b . a' 5 e ' O i 9 1 .Q "e Mary Jane Nesbit 1 ere l ,, , f our prized annex--s nc u ' Self ggzliztic--nails suddenly developea in gn ioZmlear--individual--seldom worries--love? sign--competent Elmata Dance Chairman--3 ,. ' schedule that would terrifl' most of ufneasy m --definite Opinions OH eVef'Ythin5"nO ' ig21g?I'1S about the bush with mary Janencordia' and refreshingly frank--H srand aqd Enviggif- family and she is so very groud of t em quite a reader in an unpretantious way--Keep blazing the trail MarY Jane' K IRMA PADILLA 3 That endless stream of admirers---her contagious H laughter and her Ipana smile---vivid is the word for 5 her personality---definitely idealistic---noted for Q her nails---very satisfying to the story-teller L for she invariably laughs---striking in cap and gown 4 She is the only Senior of whom the '45'ers were , really afraid during Freshman week---dancing is as X natural as walking to her---nDid anyone call me Q this morning?H---Viola-a-a!---a rabid movie fan--- I always has her work done before study---airmails H on Tuesday and Fridays---faced with the intriguing l pioigift of a Nflyingutrip home,come May 25. Hasta 1 x l. -lu 8-Alu.: H ' 1 TQ' .iid ' O' gm N 1 4.X , u FJ ,gum , 'PK u 1 dx ' J I T V - sis 051' 14 V ' D ,- ,s VI ' J 5: 'MN U 1 ' 1 l . s I . Mary E.Shea Golden-haired and golden-voiced Mary-- sparkling personality and a wealth of pep-- is equally at ease discussing home economy cr the deepest phases of philosophy--never wastes a minute--definite plans for the future--ask her about HMy Reverien--our seamstress superb- behind her prettiness are definite ideas and just try to change them--Mary is in the midst of every HBull sessionn--ardent brench major-- sensitive--a dependable modern miss--her 5 laughter chases the blues away--a QTY wit-- Mary will be true to Elms' ideals. La Elinor Somers f A penny for your thoughts,Elinor--pensive -- 1 tall and willowy--long blonde hair plus a naive 3 expression--a charm all her own--cannot be Q persuaded to chage her mind--frankness is her l forte--her manner invites confidence--hates flattery,long finger nails and music--loves clothes,informal chats and secrets--has a knck for getting along well with people-- 9 a sly and subtle sense of humor--our Junior u 5 F Prom chairman--may life be as Kind to you as you are to your many friends. l w 4 s X, 'VT' 9 . 9 sv' ' F .'f"' ' 4 Y -,v I 4 ' I' vogw C I 1 L S P X I v 1 1 S K 1 e 5 lg ANN G. STONE nShe's in labn ---- such beautiful eyes---third of her clan at the Elms---usually knows what she is 2 talking about---she Uread a book on itn---logical f" conclusions---strencth of her convictions---our authoritv on good food and the weather---UDr.Smith , saysn ---- nI'm Americana ---- most at home with a test tube in her hand---serious exterior,mirthful interior, nDynam1te Annu---songs continually on her lips--- g independent---athleticilly inclined---always saving 2 for the scrapbook none of us has ever seen,or ever X w1ll,we fear---afraid of neither man nor beast--and we love you for it. 5 I I ! 'N 9 j fr I a 1' G A ' Annette Sullivan X 5 q Our red-head Annette- One minute a 2 student, the next a glamour girl-- R Annette's lovely voice, sparkling wit and I conversation have endeared her to every 4 'sb one of us--her reaoy lanfhter makes her always welcome--possesses allthe essentials Q of an evenly balanced personality wmich f-. Q will make any task appear easy--certain to be WI a success-- Good Lick, Ann tte J N V 1 3 , i. ,.lA..,, If O -'PM s vs s. .N Al" g 5. ff Q A . 4 'Qx f + I 3 K 5 f r r JI 2 i ? Mary Toole Brilliant is the word for Mary--an authority ' on all matters literary--a sincere friend-- 5 f . excellent treasurer of Class and Sodal1ty-- Q 2 keenly interested in new hair-cuts--glows with w 1 ul! v delight at the sight of snow--old novels , Q Q! K X - fascinate her--our Valedictorian--idles her V ' 'X spare moments sketching--ready with a witty Q X answer--radiant smile--unlimited capacityfor 3 . XX making friends and that is her hobby--in a 5 E word,iv1ary is a savant. X P A Alice Van Keuren ng Petite with beautiful blue eyes--our offering 1 to the world of music--dancing constitutes her ff 1ife,her love and her all--most wonderful disposition imaginable which accounts for her J many friends--capable Art director of Elmata-- l W generous and untiring in her role as a chauffeur- Q language advocate--French,Spanish and German-- a passion for chunky bracelets--excited about sports--Yale fan--troubles never seem to darken her way--George and his letters--here's to a carefree life which you so well deserve. 5 .s I I X X -4- ' -44, BA- ,tl V A Q "L-A' tn H I 2 . Af J'O 5 hs 0' -,, ,R ,f Am Katherine Walsh A member of the intelligentia--understanding to the nth degree--friend to all--History . enthousiast---what will you do if you cannot teach,Kay?--very expressive hands,despite her l ' oersonal opinion of them--complexion borrowed 1 w from a Ponds ad--lights flash when she smiles- literary and intelligent about it7-a matnh , collector--very deep,more than anyone Knows-- ' thinks she is lazy--cannot bear deceit--God's A best to one who thinks beyond herself. X T27 Y. L -each - L-r M- -- Frances Wood Beautiful brown eyes,expressive of NFrannie sincere,loyal,and sweet---a good student-- thorough in enjoyment and in work--truly loves English and Spanish--pet aversions, political speeches and rainy weather--breat I movie fan--faithful to her scrapbook--modest- Q never hasty to offer her opinion unless t asked--enjoys people--true friend--an attentive listensr and an ardent letter- writer with a host of correspondents--her . specialty,clubs--we have no fears for you. 1 yQf1' . 1 ,'.u' 1 In 'Qs a, lu I n I V- """'N .1 I ' s...J C J 4 ,.. -inf- I 4 Q . -W-,.T,',?,l., . . ' '.'. x.,Q.1,V,-If ' ' vm .ar--v 4. ' N , .,E,,w4hA .r,. 4. ,,g:'f'Qnf'v-,.' .No -2 4.4 L.. Img, v . 1 . x 232 731. . 1: 'Z T24 ,. wg 1 - f,.-,. -1 I., , -X 5 .M-,f 2 1' Panini ,523 ,L 'fL41'f'Q1v5-- , sg. f 5- - ..c-"g,?"t :-, Q Amr w :iff 'lf-WAN' ,, .W 5. Q ,. X, N. 1 r -5. r FI-IE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELIJ, MASS.: MONIWAY, tirti"l'ti'tl3l-QR QT, 11111 Cap and Gown Exercises at Elms College 8 t t tlienulilit-an Staff Photol At the cap and gown exercises of the senior class of Our Lady of the Elms college, tfhicopee, yesterday Upper picture: Bishop Thomas M. 0'Leary Cat extreme leftl and members of the clergy in the pro- cession to the chapel for the exercises. Lower: Undergraduates and seniors in the procession. v l I '4 6 'walk REV J. F. DUSTON PRE ciirssizmviow j rr rims COLLEGE i esuit Priest Stresses lnipor-1 t lance of Catholic College i Education Under World Conditions lf,XlSllllg Today lI"Y .ltlllti l". llll.4l'Iii, S, .l, 'It' VU-.. 'lim 1-till.-no v':i:- the -'in-nlivi' 5 1"-l"ltl.ll lllf'l'llvttill .tt lllv zvimiiwl twig: :tint gt-nn tl.ix':'xf'i'1i:-vs:it tmz' l, itly nl the- lulriis t-ollf-go uilh tha- tizitlitiiniitl ov-it-i-'rw UI lllYf'Slllllt'0 :intl sulvniri vhriiw-l verv- liiiwnivs, 'Vliv ,Qirlx ui' tht- sonitii f-l.i::x lui the r-tillf-:+A xxtirr- noi-Q .trial 'ltvlhllei tffvi' thr- Grrll tiniw ye-Xtfitiizit .intl 'lTt'Iltlt"tl tliv 5r1'm'f'r'r'iivli ftwnii the liiioiwil lirte lniiltlin: in tht- i'h:ii.f-l. ' l"r-llowiii: the ffwiiioii tty l-Tithfii Huston, the t'll2illf'l oxciiw-iiei-s t'ltl"0tl . . . . . , V-'lin sol:-inn liciiif-tlzvticiii ul tht' lnewetl sun-i'ri1noiit zriven lip Bishop 'I'hovn:m Al. 0'l.eni'y, assisted lu' IKM' Di' .lohn Il. Rocniey, Vewtor of the votlesre, Rev Di' Jereynizih I". Sheehnn anfl Rev George- A. Shea. both nienihers ot' t D 1' h G faculty .X reception was given the seniors in the liberal arts bniltlinsr. Miss Rim Noonan of Great Bzxrrington was general ohriirinnn and was ns:- Histed hy ineinhors ot' the junior claws. Sprliieileltl tllrls ln Claw Sni'ine'field young' wmnen who ' veivwl mn :ind Con n are: Miss Rl rn- ith f"1t1Q'l1l.Ui -it' l2T lYomisifle teimn-w. Mies t'ntl1f-riiie Kr-ily fit' SN Fliniwl- ill qi-vet, bliss Annette- Sullixrin of SHR XYcn'tliiiigioii stir-et :intl Miss Alai 3 'llntile ot' 'tl t"1'oxx'ii street. ry l'1IllllI'l' Iliiwtvin wiitl iii pnrti "HM 4lllQ'0l'0lY t't1ll2,'l'tIllll:llP them :intl li-me they nixiy f-njoj., in flllltlfl lllt'1lSlll'0. 'the liziniviiioss ot' nhivh tntI.iy'f1 nore- - w inony is the r-mise. bnt, hr-nezith t he joy nnl uniety whit-h riglitly :rttnrflifw to sur-h nvlir-ist-Q :is these, th 9l'? IQ-Hinds n note ot' seriousness, niiiui- Qltll1Pl'l hy the hewildereil nonclition of rhe motlern world: hy the firm that 'this is Il Uxitlmlie volleae :ind today is ltho feast ot' t"hriSt. the King. "In these f'll'Plllllil2lIlCPS. invostitnre in t-ap :ind gown takes on something viinre than its trfulitional sixiiiflmiive, lt. if: somethin!! more than the ni enrolnwiit ot' Il axroun of yonneq won CYP IF'l'I in the iqinlm of le-m'nin2 :ind Qt'liol:ii'- lship. In the Fntholir- 1-oltefze :intl ffsiivrinlly in the-Se days ot' tin-n mil :intl lll1l'PSl, CHI' :intl Skiwii l76lt'UlllP 8. ll'llll1ttl'l1l tifSl1PCl:ll Sei-vii-e in the arniv nl' t'hri.:t the Kina' :intl the school ir'- Sf-lt hoc-oinos in ii very rezfl sonw :1 spiritual. riiilitnry trnininz st li wliore tefic-liing stuff rind student bt mil irly :ire ijvriinfirily interested ln fleveluiiing. intellec-tnzil iiowei' to meet the woi'ltl's ovookerl thinkinfri in inoldinil' will :i ntl 1-li:1i'nf'tei' to r-linltf-iigre the woi'Itl's1 11.40 iflvn of fl'f'CLlUlll and llltIl'2ll 'QI in rlovolopin: friith :intl str. IIY H12 viniriige to ,tive ridrlorl and mnvh in-etlecl Sll'F:ll'.l'lll to intellect, rliiirac' :intl will. Principal Nm-d in lVorl4l 'l'osl:iy tm "Now, :nm-h :is I should like on this i..5n1is uvvsisitiii to Ollllllllillf-' :ill i 'vl- eronve to Iliiliripny wort-'l r'on"itiniiQ 'intl the nmflness whir-h is i':..,iimiit lFlni'ope and linoc'liinf:', insistr-ntly. toni' own floor, it t-:rnnot hr- zvqoitl lfoi' those t-mitlitirins Ill'F" intiniritt ltietl np with tho pzwr infliionve orliit-:itil-ii and the one thing in in :it r-il 'lx' nl' tml lliomliift in this yveiqilvxetl :intl t'i'i:hl- tvnml wort-l is the life pliilfi:4oi'iliy' lt'hi'ist the liinsx "lf ieligzifin .iinl the llxflt'lllllL14 religion have lost their intliw-nie the lives of so niziiiy. it in In-vzii l . , . . . itltllltilllilllill lll'9l1Illll0llS 101' mil lvwziia hftre onthionotl svirin-'e in t ulnfn nt :ititlnirilftixe religion :w tif till on lit' ng he ml linvt- taught that tht-.'c ie :i lwpelt-sQ i-tiiitlit'-t lwtvtf-oii the flw:'ni:is tit' swieinio anti the fl'l2ll'flN ot' lfiith--to wlii-uh tnith ninst yield. lt thot'-'1 ix .1 tlllfg lifitrwl iii t hr- woi-lil :intl little ol' jiirtit-P :intl 4-lririty. it' r-omninnisin :ind Nflzlqlll h:ix'e liftt--l tht'-ii' usglx' liezirls, :it otitis in 6l't't"l'Y- thins: :sive then lriirc-tl of snnei'n.tt- tiiwil rvlizion, it is hm-:itise for intiife than ltltt yours sovuleii- mlm-zttion '4lNtIlSt'Y1'Ptl tho sovallrtrl philogopliy n I' 'liliE'ifziliSin, uhivli Iiiirl Msiifx, hiinsrllf ,rho father of oonininnisni, lll'0t'llPlfWl i . . . , 'would ritstilt in il constantly chinniifn- i. . line' yroiip or the f'Xll'IlX'll2'Illlllj tive-:iltlii': fl von :tnntly iiif-if-fiQiiig teronii or the inipoverisliecl and then W-Inn hitiedp vlziss t'oiit'lit't an-l no I -I t'll'i-19, Fnilir-r Dnston iinln-ld the tr-:whit rlil 124 fit' the Vzitholic svlm..i,Q :intl Sriitl rl-in fthe student ll'1llllf'tl in tht- tlitht ilii' .fhool rissninei n pfwition oi' nini-li liiiiportziiivo in this in-eserit SPl1lPl'IIll till. Ile li what is iivetlml mtlny :intl ir: xt 11 iltilizs-r in iti "ol-lafiwliitinc-tl." "infli- 'it--x.il," .mini Hl'02lC'll1ilWZllj'H way. t t l l l 1 l A i l i l t I t l l l I l 1 i 4 t t t 1 ' Q . 1 ' ICAN,- SPRINGFIELD, MASS.: OCTOBER 26, 1941 CAPA nc0wN DAY Fon Buns slzNloRs .l . Miss Rita Noonan Is Chair- " manof Group in Charge of 'Special Ceremony at Chico- . 'pee Today Miss 5RIta' .Noonan 'of Great Bari ringron,g-1'Junim- at the ColleiZ0 "l 0111- Lady of 'the Elms, -'is .general cha.h'm!1n'for the Cap and gown cere- mony to be held at the college this afternoon. Members of .the senior class will receive acadelmjc cap and gbwn, and iollowigg the investiture thc seniors, accompanied hy the stu- dcnt body and ,officiating clergy. will march in procession from the Liberal .Xrts building to-the chapel ujherr- the solemn ccfemony will culminate in henediction- of the blessed sacra- ment. ' Most Rev Thomas M. O'Lem'y, pres-- ident of the college, will preside. He will be assisted hy Rev Dr John R. Rooney, 'Rev Dr George A. Slgea and fi'Txoto by D. J. Hanifanj ' 4 . Miss nrm Noomx Rev Di' Ueigemiah P. Sheehan. Rev John F. Duston, 'S. J., of Weston college, will g'-ive theraddress. The following musical program will be presented by the a capella choir: "Piece Sacerdosf' Steffen: "Bent Cl'03IOl'," Gregorian: "All Praise in Vhrist the King," Borucchia: "0 Salut:1ris,"Kuntzg "T:1ntum Ergo," Gregorian: "Chi-istns Vihcitf' Grego- rian, and recessionui. At the conclusion of the chapel ceremonies. a. .reception will be hold at the Liberal Arts building for the seniors and their guests. Miss Norm- nun will be assisted by Miss Eileen Kennedy of Chicopee, Miss Alice Kane of I-Ioiyoke. Miss Mzirgaret .Tierney of Pittsheld and Miss Katharine Shea of this' city. The following XX'este1'n Massachu- setts students are among those who will be honored this afternoon: Miss Ruth Counhlin of 127 XVo0dside ter- race, Miss Catherine Kelly of 38 Churchill street, Miss Annette Sul- livan of 598 Xvorthington street and AIiss,Mnry Toole of 42 Crown street. all of this city: Miss 'Mary Shea of 19 Mellen street, Miss Jnan Murphy of 44 Granfaeld street, Miss Lillian Morin' of 146 Rimmon avenue and -.,..,,.. Y 11 I-v Miss Alice Va.nKui-en of 36 Roose- velt avenue, all ol' Chicohee: Bllgr Evelyn Downey of 105 Garden street Miss D01-qtKy Hallein of 992 Memm-ian avenue' 'and Miss. Frances Vhuori ii T4 Morton street. all of XX'csLSpi'1n: fieldi Miss Aline Montcalm of Ill Pine stireet and Miss Mary Munnin: nf.1669. Northampton street, hoth Ill' Holyoke: Miss Muriel Hour-ihun Ht' Eastharnpton: Miss Mary Ellen Dowling of 32 Buell street, Miss Jnlm- Keegan of 9 Orchard street, Miss Mary Jane .Nesbit of 47 1-'urest plan-1' and Miss Anne Stone ol' 114 LiVlll'r-TS- mn avenue, all of Pittsfield: Miss Mary Larkin of Great B:ll'l'ill1-IUW HW! Miss Katherine NValsh of North Ad' QITITS. 1 5 fUpperl CAP MID GOWN Ceremony, College of Our Lady of the Elms, Chicopee. fLeftl Procession of Seniors. fRighll Rev. John F. Duslon, SJ., WCSIOII College, preacher, with Most Rev. Bishop O'Leary presiding, attended by Rev. Dr. Rooney, Vice-Pres., and Rev. Dr. Jeremiah P. Sheehan. Chaplain. V fl .-4 fl S OUR LADY OF THE ELMS THE PART played in the world today by the Catholic college graduate was the keynote of the exercises at the annual three-day Retreat, conducted by Re erend Peter Dolin, SJ., of St. Roberr's Hall, Pomfrer, Conn., ar the e -jg j College of Our Lady of the Elms. Desirous of inculcating in its stu- ff L! dents the necessity of "seeking first the h ji Kingdom of God," the Elms, in con- 'E' "1 formity with the custom of all Catholic 'Af 33 colleges, sees in the spiritual Retreat a vital means to the attainment of this end. In his conferences, Father Dolin , v e E c discussed many of the problems which -I i fi K4 , confro t the modern girl and pointed out to them their responsibi ities in meeting these problems in an intelli- gent and truly Catholic way. Both resi- dent and non-resident students par- ticipated in the Retreat exercises. THE CHAPEL was the sce e of an impressive ceremony when, on Octo- ber 26, the seniors donned the academic cap and gown, in the Dresence of a large number of relatives and friends. Most Reverend Thomas M. O'Le-ary, Bishop of rhe Springfield Diocese and president of the College, presided at the Solemn Benedicrion. He was assist- ed by Reverend Doctor john R. Rooney, vice-president, and Reverend Doctor jercmmh Sheehan, professor of religion. Reverend Doctor George A. Shea was the master of ceremonies. The addre s was delivered by Rev- erend john F. Duston, SJ., of Weston College. Father Dusron emphasized the significance of the cap and gown and the contributions made by Catholic education. In a stirring appeal, he urged the students to carry on the work of their predecessors and to strive to drive - back the forces of materialism which confront them on every side by 11 con- 5 sistenr use of the spiritual weapons at E and. ITIID CO their I 5. 'Q I u ,s V' V 0 1 1 f C O 9 sl . Q14- ' -9 , f'.. . r 4 .5 Q .' . 4 O . 'M fb I-19. - 1' 11 4 ' 3 rw-"'4vib ' LD, MASS.: SATURDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 15, 1941 . Chosen Editors of Elms Yearbook ,W . f Two local girls are members of the editorial staff of The Elmata, senior yearbook at Our Lady of the Elms college in Chicopee. Seated, left to right: Miss Alice Vanlieuren of Chicopee, art editor: Miss Ruth , Coughlin of this city, Miss Mary Shea of Chicopee, and Miss Mary Toole of this city, associate editors. Standing, same order: Miss Katherine Walsh of Nor th Adams, associate editor, Miss Mary Ellen Dowling ' of Pittsfield, editor-in-chief, and Miss Aline Montcalm of Holyoke, business manager. 19414 I L is L g E hereby agrees to take a Q page advertisement in the ELMATA of the COLLEGE OF OUR LADY OF THE ELMS, and will pay the sum of g g ,Q g Dollars FULL PAGE . . . 525.00 HALF PAGE . . . 15.00 Signed A QUARTER PAGE . 10.00 EIGHTH PAGE . . 5.00 Address ui. 1 1 L L "Ml Q1l'.1..J.Q',Q.Q.QilQ'Q,Mu-""""""""-'M"""i3l,QJ.QQI.I.f.QQQ."" . Collefse of OUR' Lady of the EIIIIS. Clwicopee, Mass E , gi i i .gg 1 41 l S I ' 1 . .19 , I Q r' If . J' U "' fr q. Ls. 0- Q 1 0 Lk' 'f 414 91 ac mt ct tomoititow T0 AID 'ELMATA7 .-.if Senior Class of Our-Lacly oil the Elms College Will Raise Funds for Support of Year-l book . The senior class at the College of' Clur Lady of the Elms at Chicopee will hold its annual "i-3ltnata" dance tomorrow night from 9 until midniglttl in the college aymnasitttn. Proceeds will benefit Elmata. Miss Mary is general chairman ol the affair, and is being' assisted by the following committee t-hairtnen: Rcftieshtnetitsy Miss .loan Murphy of Chicopec: tit-k-l ets. Miss Lillian Morin of tJhiconee:l music. Miss Alice Yan Kc-uren oft Uhicopee: decorations, Miss- 'Ruth' cougniin or tins ent-1 pttintt-ity, nnssl Mary M. Learv of Worcester. Miss Coughlm announces that tho, gymnasium will he converted into ill football stadium for the event. Goal. posts will mark off the "field." anti' football regalia will form an informal background with colletre banners. Dance programs will be in the shane of footballs, Vlfendell Bradway and his orchestra. will furnish music for the affair. Refreshments will be serred during intermission. Miss Morin announces thc following, partial list ofreservations: Miss Mary? Shanghnessy of Milford with John, Killoran of Holy Cross oollegeg Mai-vt Fehilv of Pittsfield, with Frank the college yearbook, Jane Neshit of Pittsfield l l i I l l I s l 0'Grttdy of Holy Cross college: He-len,f"g ' ,V Prentlergast of Pittsfield,with Steplnml Kennedy of Holy Cross: Mat-joriei Smith of XVorcester with Ittchartl' 0'Connor ot' Holy Cross: Rita ltotldcnl of Vl'estficltl, with Richard Dix'6n ofl St Anselm's college: Grave Foley oft Holyoke, with Vincent NValsh of lhisg cityg Doris Gobeille of I-luntington.l with Roger Menard of Holyoke: Mar-l garct: Mary Donahue of Not-thfield.l with Thomas Marley of Holy Crosszi Esther Lack of Chicopce Falls. withl Frank Sweeney of Holy Cross: Cen-iliztl Ogazalek of Cliicopee-Falls, with. Hen-1 ry Kilfoyle of Holy Cross. Mary Hartylof Barre. with Robert Kelley of Gardner: Jean llfilliams of Utica. N. Y., with Michael O'Brien of Holy Cross: Doris Vtfashington of this city, with Edward McCormick of this city: Mary Caughlin of Holyoke. with Edward McCarthy of this city: Miriam Malcolm of Indian Orchard, with Vic- tor Bissionnette of Indian Orchard: Elizabeth Fuller of Holyoke, with Kenneth Ladner of VVorcester: YVini- A fi'efl'O'l.eary of l-lolyoke, with 'How- ard Murphy of Massachusetts Slater college: Jayne t're:1n of Nortliatnptothf with Kevin Corley of Massachusettill State t'olleT1e: 'Lucille Reddinfton- ofl Pittsfield, with Wlfaltet' Moriarty ot' Holy Crossg Mar:.aret Saxusville otf' Bennintrton, with Hobcrt lllhytc. Jr..l l of Bennington: Collettn. McCabe oil: Lenox, with John Leary of Holy, tfrossg Violetta Patlillai of Puerto llricol with Sandy Flynn ot Be-nningtonct t'ntberine Callahan of NVort'ester with: Robert Maloney of Holy Crossg Claire? Fitzpatrick of this city with Harryl Hills of American International col-1 lege. ' .. Miss Yvette Brabaut, with Werner Gaynes of Holy Crossg -Jeanne Wil- liams of Newport with Arthur iVil- liams of Newport: Nancy Rodier of Oxford with Donald Hammond of St Anselnrsg Lillian Ryan with Edgar Martel of Holy Crossg Ruth Gonynorg with Donald Dupre of New Hanipfl tshireg Marguerite NVhite with Bar-3 ttholomew Ruantt of Holy Cross: Helenl Mulligan of Uxbridge. with Paul Mt'-t Guire of St Anselm'sg lvliuy Martin' of' Wiort-ester, with .lohn Leigh oil Williams collef2.'eg Shirley Murdock otl lVVorcester, with Michael Gerringer off lXVilliams: Miss Joan Murphy of Chic-5 opee, with Herbert Powley of Spring-. lfieltl college: Miss Mary 'Poole of this' 't-ity, with Etlwartl Lynch of North- eastern: Frances Grcanoy of Wort-es-, ,tt-r, with Edward Donohue of Har-5 lvartlg Elizabeth O'Brien of Wort-1-stelzt 'with Robert Stone of Broun: Kath-N oi-ine Kelley of ll'ort-ester, with lhtult tfahill of Providence college: Ht-ttvl 'Ann Donahue ot' Vlforcester, with Don- nis Haywortli of Boston t'ollt-ae. Mary Mahoney of We-i't-r-stt-t', with 'John Donovan of Antorieati interna- tional college: Dorothy Flynn ot' this l ' ' ' " ' ' Dowd ol' Dart- 1 t D n lt Y n n S dz ir 0 rv-I U st 1, t'l X5 lt- 11 ll lt t-tt5, with hdwatd - 1 mouth: Mary Annes Sliot-lian withal ll-'ohert XVrif"htson of Tufts: .Xlit-cj Ql'rendcrgastMof Pittsfield, with Clit- t ford liorrgess of Holy Cross: Hoseittttry if ibonahue ot Pittsfield, with John kit-,Q tloran of Holy Cross: Dorothy 'Coiiatytu lot Taunton, with Robert Callahan oftg! -Xmerican International college: Helen lDeary with John Barry of Holy Cross! Mary Granfield of Pittsfield. with Thomas Deary-of St Anselm's. E Plan Annual 'Elmatcflidnee it 'C,'.-9 'Q The committee planning the annual "Elmata" dance ' ofuouf Lady of the Elms, which will be held lilondaytnighttittgkigg S0 egevlgymhnastum from 9 to. 12, includes, seated. left to right: ltliss Jia: Nurgnyf i2fPCh'c0P00i IH Charge of refreshments: Mis, Mary Ch' es. 0 'ttsidflt general Chairman: Miss Lillian Morin vaffllisgi In Clglrnge of tickets. Standing. same order, Mins Alicg urgn. lwnee, music: Mis i 1 - decorations, and Miss- Mary M. Ijealliltltit' g'liiiigBxxr, ' l W. .... V yung, 'Elmata' Dance Attracts Seniors Armistice Eve, Night of Formal it At Collegeof Our Lady t Of Elms U Miss MHV5' Jane Neshit of Pittsfield, ' freneral chairman of the Elmata :lance 'to he given Monday night at the College of Our Lady of the Elms. Fhit-opee, announces the following! -partial list of senior rcservationszl Miss Joan Murphy of Chit-opee with Herbert Powley of Springfield college: Miss Alice Van Keuren of Chicopee. George Vllebtiet' of Sprinflfieltli t t t with Miss Mary M. Leary of Xvorct-sit-r, with liaynmml Donohue ol' Holt tfwssl college: Miss Mary Shea of t'hit-opt-of with Clarent-0 lVilson ol' t'Itit'tipt-tagl Miss liuth kttlllillllilll ol' Sitriiiglieltll with Danit-l Sullivan' ol' Sprinmtit-ltlgi MBS Mary 'futile til' Sitriiitflivltl yyithl lfltlwartl l.ynt'lt ol' Ntll'llll'3l4lf'l'll: Missl .lane lit'-t-gan of l'ittsl'it-l-I with I-Itlwartlg Spa: its ol' M:tss1u'lilist-its Stott- t'tllll'i1l'1 Miss lrttitt l':ttlill:i of l'tlt-rto liivtp with Josottli llll!l1f'S ol' iloly lV'l'ttSSI Miss Kaltliowilit- Walsh ol' Not lli Atlqttiis with ifi'tjtIt-rit-li ilalltti-gin U1 llfflb' VVUSNZ Miss .lun li. Stone till Pillsfivltl with lfItlo':ti'tl llztly tri' llolt Cross: Miss Eiltw-it llt-fit-riiaii ol' lilstt kstonr' with Hott'-,-L tyfgi.i,.,, up tM:iss:tt'linsetts State vollt-geg Miss Catherine Kelly ot' Sprintzl'ieltl with George BlQ'lZfI9l' ol' ,lint-rit'an lntt-r- lHlll"U?il t't'llP201 Miss Muriel lloiiri- han olf E:tsthain.pton with l'Itlw4t.4,1 Riley Ht' Boston college: Miss Xlinel Mont:-alm ot' Holyoke- with I,,irt--ol l,:trrant't: of Nortlicastern wrillteigt-Lg Miss Mary hlillllllllfl' ot' Ilolyolto with lYalter Dinn of Massachusetts Stat:-' t'ollcg.:e. Mr: lfiorllin XV. l--Etonic lkfii olt-tltnll O f?" "2 fy .J 'uns tt- C 'Q - i . sh rf Q ,kia n- .1 ifilfn . .lr "U I 1 x ru. r' .' 1 A I of 0 I '1,. 4 l+ 416' ' I y THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELDL MASS.: THURSDAY MAY 21 194 Elmswcqllegei Begins Commencement Week Exercises A 'Y 7 M 4 I - CRepublican Staff Photosl 1 ' " ' "' :"V'leWs'oFBtudent processions to Our Lady's grotto at College of Our Lady of Elms yesterday as pa- '- 1' troness of college was crowned in annual ceremony. 5 20-Commencement Hourihan was accompanied by MisslDooling of North Adams, Miss Eliaa-l , L. exercises at the College of Our Katherine Walsh of North .Adamslgigxe Dlffgxitggasfgf 3913232333 4 0f:tl'l9 Elms opened formally afternoon with ceremonies in honor ot. the patroness of the col- Gur Lady of the Elms. - ,The program began with the pro- 612401101 the student body to Our vdI'B grotto on the south end of the 'oa.mpus. Heading the procession were the officers of the senior class. At the grotto, the lines separated to allow the passage through them ot Miss Muriel 1-Iourihan of Easthamp- ton, prefect of' the Blessed Virgin sodality, whd had the honor of crown- and Miss Ruth Coughlan iof Spring-,Miss Mary Martha Quinlan of Pitts, Held as maids of honor. , The following students. represent- ing the 'three under classes, were time attendants: Miss Emelia. Valdivieso, of Puerto Rico, Miss lXIargarct Tier-I ney of Pittsfield, Miss Nancy Gor- .man ol' Cheshire. Miss Katherine Shea of Springfield, Miss Eileen Ken- nedy of Chicopee, Miss Helen Sul!i-- van of Springfield. Miss Jean lVil- liams of Utica. Y., Miss Mary Fe- hily of Pittsfield, Miss Mary Eliza-h beth McCarthy of Springfield, Miss: Ann Clancy of Springfield, Miss Mary? field. At the grotto, the Elms girls pledged themselves anew to the Queen of Heaven in the beautiful act of consecration. Joyful hymns in her honor were then sung and the procession reformed to proceed to the chapel where the festivities were brought to at close with benediction of the blessed sacrament. Rev Dr Jeremiah Sheehan, college chaplain, conducted the chapel services, assist- ed by Rev Dr George Shea. of the college faculty. Lady of the Elms. Miss . . C COIIIIHCIICCIIICIII' WCCL Weclnesday, May 20, 8 Senior Play Tliursclay, .May 21, S Our Lady of tlle Elms Day Friday, May 22, 5 P. M. EIITIS Day SCIIIOI' Prom Saturclay, May 23, M Alumnae :Reunion Sunclay, May 24, 5:30 ollege of Our of the EIIIIS BHCCZIHIITCHIC ACIJFESS and Benetliction Monday, May 25, 10 A. M. Conferring of Gratluation Hoziors lay His Excellency, .Most Rexferencl Tliomas Mary O,Leary, Bislxop of Springfield. t ff' A . Ql- xZ."'H"" ah I Q "VP,-V444 W 1. 9 'I . Y 23 1942 DAILY REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELD, MASS- MONDAY, MA-- F3 I Baccalaureate Sunday at the Elms gaqpublican Stal! Photosl - ' ' B laureate Sunday at the Conegf of QM fir' 'ml Lady of the miles: Igzhim 'Hamas M omeary fanning, The lower picture is of the senior class I c 'the semors f .mug which graduates today. FATHER GLEASO is sittin mite SPEAKEKQAT El- W -gi..--qs Service in'1CollEge'Chapcl ls Followed, ' 5 the Seniors Receptfionifkhlhiberal Arts -Building. 1' Rev Francis'-GleuonQ S. J.. of WGS- ton college, delivgrqi the baccalaureate sernlon yesterdnilf afternoon to. the senior class members and their friends and relatives at the chaipel of Our Lady of the Elms college- .FMPPF Gleason sounded a note of warning and f ou 1' t. o enc rabetnen Seated ln the sanctuary were Bishop Thomas M. 0'Lea.rv. president of the collegeg Rev DI' John R- Rooney, vice-president: ,Rev Dr Ge0l'g6 ,Shea., head of thefuuosonhv depart- ment and Rev, ereiniah Sheehan. professor of religqn Magid college chaplain. . I '1' . l h , i j , 'rg ooncluded with 4 ibelfleggg ' Q, 'A r. -. fhlessed sacra- meiit -:gg-.rlgilri aFUli0J"l'5g - the exe J. '-IFN the L -1 ' ,nfoli thflfe' ' ception 11 4 2 -nil-fig 'C 'L , r A ff 4 f -pe Hotel 'Highland in se-wr. cies .eq ltS dinner par y, ,e last social func tion the class attendsfwhile In col- l . egeullo Nowqand Be Witnesses' , Father Gleason mia in new "file 5 words of'Dur Blessed LOFC .are -'ooo l' ld I: t th e as modern and g:a:5,?t0sag'ilig agy thrlltlentury' itself. - . 0v1tHl'as'1s.'er.EE!1'-P'f'?- . rr. .-.rg 'J' -f '. l i 4 1 2 4 . ' OUR LADY OF THE ELMS Com- mencement Week exercises began on Wednesday, May 20, with the presen- tation of the senior play, a three-act comedy, entitled Angelica Incorpor- -ated. Our Lady of the Elms Day, devoted to the honor of Our Lady, Patroness of the College, was held on May 21. In the afternoon occurred the grotto ceremonies, the procession to Our Lady's shrine and the crowning of her statue-symbolic of the enshrinement of the Holy Virgin as Queen of each student's heart. May 22, Class Day, witnessed the formation of the daisy chain, the planting of the Class of '42 elm tree, and the reading of the class history, will, and prophecy. The annual senior promenade took place in the evening. Saturday, May 23, was Alumnae Day. Following the informal reception by the college of its former students, the latter assembled for the annual business meeting. The alumnae ban- quet and induction of the seniors into its ranks climaxed the day's events. The alumnae were fortunate in ob- taining as speaker of the evening Rev. James Gillis, C.S.P., editor of the Catholic World, well known lecturer and radio speaker. Baccalaureate Sunday, May 24, brought the traditional religious cere- monies. In the afternoon, Solemn Bene- diction was given by His Excellency, Thomas M. O'Leary, assisted by the' Rev. Dr. john R. Rooney, vice presi- dent of the college, Rev. Dr. George A. Shea and Rev. Dr. Jeremiah P. Sheehan, members of the faculty. Rev. Francis Gleason, SJ., of Weston Col- lege, preached the baccalaureate ser- mon. Commencement Day exercises took place in Veritas Auditorium on Mon- day, May 25. Degrees were conferred upon the members of the graduating class by the Most Reverend Bishop, Thomas M. O'Leary, president of the college, who also delivered the Com- mencement address. The feature of the exercises was the awarding of the Via Veritatir Medal to Mother John Berchmans of the Sisters of St. joseph. This, the highest testi- monial the college can give is bestowed generally upon a Catholic laywoman who has signally contributed to the spread of Catholic Truth. The ex- ception made this year was in recogni- tion of the golden jubilee of Mother Berchmans, 'who was highly praised by the Most Reverend President of the college, for her sterling religious char- acter and her eminent contribution to Catholic education. It was very evident from the applause of the audience that the award met with the heartiest ap- proval of all. The three students who received the highest academic honors for their full college course gave the addresses: Miss Mary Shea, of Chicopee, the salutatory and an essay entitled, The Churchk Miuiomzry Spirilf Miss Aline Mont- calm, of Holyoke, The Church and American Citizemhipf and Miss Mary Toole, of Springfield, the valedictory and an address, Spainir C ontrihution to American C ulture. nl w I ak br, 'wan' r K .K ,WZAJAH Q' , . .sm 1 ,'n ' Y va:-"M -Y, .u,, -, 'tx W-1 4 '1 ya' 4 I H 1' , ' I .,J.,j w . .uygm ls or ugyfxi ,',,N JK' ,Q , r ' ' ,' .' , . 4 '1 sn ,- O J v..",.. ' 'o lf. I N .-". n. 4 1 .1-i" i ' ' I Q I . Fwwgwk i 'Nl' X 4. , . Y ,ti N.. , . ,.., . I J fl? gi 4- ,L ftf S 4'-Q-l,,l'f I 1 at , EH4: ' BISHOP T0 C0 A FER ' DEGREES AT ELMS COLLEGE THE 25TH! Commencement Program and Awards Announced-f Elms Day is Planned On, Thursday - . The College of Our Lady of the Elms at Chicopee will confer bacca- laureate degrees at the commence- ment-day exercises to be held Mon- day, the 25th, in Veritas auditorium on the campus. Among the SFOUD to be honored are 24 New England 51011118 women. The exercises will include thel salutatory and address, "The church's missionary spirit," to be Swell DY Miss Mary Shea of'Chicopee: an ora- tion entitled, "The churclrs contribu- tion to American citizenship." I0 be delivered by Miss Aline Montcalm 'of Holyoke, and an address and valedrc- tory, "Spain's contribution to Amerl-i can culture," to be given by Missy Mary Toole ot' this city. Bishop., Thomas M. O'Lcary, president of the college, will address the graduating class and confer the degrees. . The following academic awards will be presented: Founder's gold cross of honor to the student attaining the highest average in all studies of, the senior year: the Msgr Conaty medal to the student in the junior class re- ceiving the highest average for thc yea.r: the Msgr Conlin medal to the sophomore having the highest average for the year: the Msgr Fagan medal to the freshman student with the highest average, and the 0'Connell Memorial purse to the senior whose essay was judged bgst in the annual competitive essay contest. Preceding graduation the traditional commencement week exercises will be held, They will begin Wednesday night with the presentationot the senior play. On Thursday, Elms day, will be observed. This is a day Sen apart to honor' Our Lady of the Elms, patroness of the college, the' principal feature of which is the May-day pro- cession to the.grotto and the crown- ing of the Virgins statue. Inlthc evening a. series of one-act plays will be staged by members cf the four classes. , I The usual class-day program will take place on Friday with the annual senior promenade a feature of that night. Saturday will be alumnae day with the alumnae dinner and recep- tion for seniors in the evening. A .Baccalaureate exercises will take place next Sunday in the fl college chapel with Bishop Thomas M. Oiiaeary' otliciatingg assisted by Rev Dr John, Ft.: Rooney, vice-president of the, cpllegrql Rev- Dr George Shea and Rev Dr. 'Jeremiah Sheehan, members of the faculty. Rev Francis Gleason. S. J., of Weston college, will deliver the bac-, calaureate address,,1 and the services will close with benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Special musical gn-dgrams have been arranged for the dmaccalaureatejand commencement ' ex-I ercisest, E ' A' -. rr' Bain Iliff' ,l L '4 .i f. . it lx.'EQ,f'Lili1QfQ 0 S t 0 ll- I r' FN V . lQSpringIie1d Union Photo , 'Scene at Elms College as Bishop Thomas M. O'Leary presented .he Via Veritatis Medal to Rev. Mother John Berchmans of the Sisters of St. Joseph. 7 ia Veritatis Medal Is Awarded un for Half Century of Religious Work Bishop'O'l..eary Makes Presentation to Rev. MMother John 'Berchmans at Elms Com-, .mencement q- Awarded Degrees 9 An exception in the award of the Q Via Veritatis Medal at Elms College to the Catholic laywoman for out- ,l standing contribution to the Catholic truth was made at the commencement l of the college today when the medal was presented by Bishop Thomas M. 1 O'Leary to Rev. 'Mother John Berch- 1 mans in testimony of her half century , of service as a. sister of St. Joseph. l :Twenty-four degrees were awarded l ,to members of the graduating class. , The exercises were held in Veritas Q lAuditorium. The commencement speakers were Miss Mary Tpole, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Toole of 42 Crown Street, this city: Miss Mary Shea, daughter of Thomas J.. Shea of 18 Henry Harris Avenue. Chicopee, and Miss Aline Montcalm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ulric Mont- calm of 111 Pine'Street, Holyoke. for their achievement of the highest scholastic standings for their four col- - legiate years. Bishop O'Leary addressed the grad- uating body and Rev. Dr. John R. Rooney, vice-president of the college, ' presented the candidates for degrees. The three students of the grad- I uating class elected to membership in 5 ' Via Veritatas ' iContinued From Fii?st Page! the Alpha Kappa. Chapter of Delta EDSUOII Sigma, national scholastic hvrwr SOCIBIY. are Miss Mary Ellen Dowling of Pittsfield, Miss Catherine Kelly Of Springfield and Miss Kath- erine Walsh of North Adams. In the election of the candidates for membership the local chapter fol- lowed arprocedure in conformity with the spirit of the national organization, Selection was made not solely on a basis of high scholarship but on other personal qualitidations, traits of char- acter, extra-curricular activities '-and worthwhile interests evidenced during school years. - Medals were' awarded to the fol- l0WiY1S' for highest averages in all Subjects: senior, Mary Toole, Spring- field: Junior, Dorothy Anne Heffernan NGWDONS, I.: sophomore, Dorothi Ellen Savoit, Springfield: freshman Clfllfe M8-TY. Brunelle, Worcester Alme Lorenza Montcalm, of Holyoke won the annual prize essay compe. tition. ' Text of Citation The citation to Rev. Mother John Berchmans read as follows: ' "Be it known: That the Via Verita- tls Medal is conferred on Rev. Mother John Berchmans in testimony: of her half-century of consecrated service as a Sister of St. Joseph: of her effgftg in advancing Catholic principles in the schools- of the Diocese of Spring-- fleldi of. her self-sacrificing devotion 111 the Pioneer work of building up the College of Our Lady'of the Elms: of her 7101219 example in guiding others to acquire the qualities of true wom- anhood, consideration for others, loyalty to duty, fidelity to God. "The faculty of the Liberal Arts and Sciences of the College of Our Lady of the Elms, respectfully request your Excellency to award the Via 'Veritatis Medal for 1942 to the Rev. Superior of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of the diocese of Spring- ' f19id, tl! Rev. Mother John Berch- main! A List of Graduates Degrees were awarded to the fol- lowing: Ruth Agnes Coughlan, 127 Woodside Terrace, Springfield: Mary Ellen Dowling, Pittsfield: Evelyn Irene Downey. 105 Garden street, West Springfield: Dorothy Anne Hal- lein, 992 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield: Eileen Marion Heffernan, North Smithfield, R. I.: Muriel Mar- garet Hourihan, Easthampton: Mary Jane Keegan, Pittsfield: Catherine Marilyn Kelly, 38 Churchill Avenue, Springfield: Mary Rita Larkin, Great Barrington: Mary' Margaret Leary, Worcester: Mary Grace Manning, 1669 Northampton Street, Holyoke: Aline Lorenza Montcalm, 111 Pine Street, Holyoke: Lillian Marie Morin, 146 Rimmon Avenue, Chicopee: Lois Joan Murphy, 44 Granfield Street, Chicopee' Mary Jane Nesbit, Pittsfield: Irma Pilar Padilla, Puerto Rico: Mary El- eanor Shea, 19 Mellen Street, Chic- opee: Elinor Olney Somers, 285 Cen- tral Street, Springfield: Ann Gertrude Stone, Pittsfield: Annette Ellen Sul livan, 598 1Vorthington Street: Mar: Elizabeth Toole, 42 Crown Street Springfield: Alice Marie VanKeurer 36 Roosevelt Avenue, Chicopee Katherine Ann Walsh, North Adams Frances Eleanor Wood, 74 Morto Street, West Springfield. A degree was awarded to Sistf James Mary Foley, SSJ. ,,',, V lg .J EIEKEQPMNWIELD SITNTDAY UNION AND REPUBLICAN, SPRINGFIELD, MASS.: MAY .24, mg- , In .W an ' ' ' 7 Y V al Elms ,College Reunion ABI Him- Aol , ,,,-. r., .. , i l I tliepublican Staff Photol l At the speakers table during banquet of Elms college alumnae annual reunion tonight at the college, left to right: Miss Marion Kennedy of Holyoke, president of the alumnae associationg Rev Dr .Iohn R. Rooney, vice-president of the collegeg Miss Margaret Shea of Chicopee, chairman of the reunion, and Rev James M. Gillis, editor of the Catholic World, the speaker. 1 ANNUAL REUNION BANQUET OF ELMS . ALUMNAE IS HELD I -. .DAILY NEWS, SPRINGFU Delta Epsilon Sigma, Nation-' A al Scholastic Society, Grants,Cl1arter to Cliicopee 3 Ll College 3 Chicopee, May 23-At the annual 3 reunion banquet of alumnae of the College of Our Lady of the Elms to- ' night Rev Dr John R. Rooney, vice- president, announced that Delta Ep- . silon Sigma. the national scholastic '- honor society for students and grad- if uates of Catholic colleges, has grant- f ed the charter chapter of Alpha Kap- Z pa. to the local college. ' : Rev James M. Gillis, editor of the f I Catholic World. was the main speaker 2 at the banquet which completed an V afternoon and evening 'of reunion on the campus. , Guests of -honor included, besides ' aforementi I , ELMS SPEAKER ' A oned, Rev George of philosophy, Rev chaplain and and Dr Mary recipient of the usbie 1 ' ' ie ie 1 REV JAMES MJGILLIS a ld Rev James M. Gillis, nationally- known speaker of the -Catholic Hour 1 1 ..-Qi.. I Baccalaureate Services Be- gin at 3.30-Commence ment Exercises Will Be. Held Tomorrow Morning . Baccalaureate services at the Col--' lege ot? Our Lady of the Elms will no held this am-1-noon at 3.30. Spe-l cial chapel music has been arranged 'for the ceremony during which sol- emn benediction will be given with Bishop Thomas M. O'l,.enry, presi- dent of the college, officiating. Rev Dr .Iohn R. Rooney, vice- president, and Rev Dr Georfre Shea and Rcv Dr Jeremiah Sheehan of the facultv will assist the hishop. The I 1 if l baccalaureate sermon will be preached' by Rev Francis Gleason, S. J., of Weston college. Commencement exercises will take place tomorrow morning at 10 in Veritas auditorium. Miss Mary Shea of Chicopee will give the salutatory and an address entitled. "The church's missionary spirit"5 Miss Aline Mont- calm of Holyoke will deliver an ora- tion, "The church and American citi- zenship," and Miss Mary Toole of Springfield will speak on "Spainfs contribution to American culture" and will conclude with the valedic- tory. A Bishop O'Leary will address the members of the graduation class and confer the degrees. Academic awards will then be presented to the students attaining the highest scholastic rat- ing- for the current year and to,the senior winning the competitive elhay contest. f 11,111 nr an-1: A- E 'V 1 efj'f1" '?' . . , , ..,..,,V, to- and editor of Catholic Woi'ld, will be ,,.-,1,24:-g,.Qfg,Q?f,i,---AP' " . V 95 , it .TYNQI rts the speaker at the annual banquet oi -'5f"'lR.f,i,z' .': " "if " " 'iv Marr t Shea at the alumnae of the College of Our Mis' Eileen Fleming 'al Lady of the Elms in Chicopee, Satur- '. "' "-" Ier day ni 'ht. Q At the business session in the att--' ms Authgl- of '-False prophets" and 9331909 TSPUNB were read by the local the "The Ten Commandments." he is one eliqlrmen, -Miss Catherine Reilly ot' of the two most popular speakers on igolyake' Miss Mary Deane of Bern" lhis the Catholic Hour. He is a widely- fhike. Miss Louise Welch of Worce -f 001' quoted Catholic publicist. He has elf and MISS 30111 DFHEOII of HSJTID- lry travelled widely as chaplain to groups Shir? GUUHW- -The new chapter at He- attending' international Eucharistic 'Boston was formally voted into mem- in Congresses. bershlp and a. report received from ,he , e the president, 'Miss Claire Dugan. l." ...The Publicity committee announced pgganiza.tion,'ot'a.:15ross bureau at the ,e egg-and f-.the ffoz-ming. ot unden 1 clubs to cooperate' with , P . A .f N' Thi' X. as i'1iye1'e..hileli:ted . . - p, : ' .c of --JMB! M0-HH Shea. gf Misa lloiores glbonlln on Rita's set at Columbia. today. This ...,.,. n.r...- f'f--..-:..-l-.- firqf vie-if he l----- 09 v D 45.1. semon PROMENADE OF Euvls COLLEGE ' . S0171 ' i is coLpnFuL AFFAIR 1 --- .', -Y -f -Y ' " f'-r-7-- -...., S1108 PR or,n.ms is lCOLOR-FQAFFAIR Military Decorations V ancli Grand March Feature' An- niial Event Held in A College. The annual senior promenirde of tlie Events of "Today College of Our Lady of the Elms ht Chicvpee was held last night at the Q 4, -ml college gymnasium. Dol Brissette's AIUHIRB-2 3SS0Ciati0Yl, College Orchestra. played for dancing from 9 of ou?-I-!5gd5'i of the Elms! ATI' to 1. Military and patriotic decora.-, nqgl. TCVPIDY! ar!d.banquet'. ad' tigns in red, white and we were mlmstratlon building, business used. Miss Mary Leary .of Worcester, meetmg. 4- general chairman, ands he? esconyi Massachusetts Federation of Kenneth Breen, led the grand march B u sin es s and Professional Wglifgl WFS 21111008 the geatuges of the Women's Clubs: 21st annual a. a . 'avors were lstri uted fo!-' ' lowing the grand march by Miss Mary' '.gc::,1g3lntgggQt,New Oceay house' Jgnti Nesbit of Pittsdeld, chairmanx Maggachugetts Association of o vors. . , - . Other committee chairmen were as . :efgers Hoi fesiults' Annual follows: Decorations, Miss Mary El, QV HS Q e feraton' len Dowling of Pittsfield: music, 'Missf 'lr . Wwe gwgnldv Westfield Alice Van Keuran of Chicopee:-re-, 3550?1at1?m SPITUIS' Tally, Pe' Ireslupents, Miss Lillian Morin of 9011510 v11La,'F0reSt Park, M155 Chicmeeg tickets. Miss Murie1'Houri- lJulia B Buxton, speakerg 2.15. han Easthamvton: publicity, Miss l Glas al high school, class Dcivriothg Hallgin hot. West Springfield. F of 18 3 50th reunion, Old em ers o t e senior class anu ' their escorts included ,the following: ,HOPSQJQP the Green' Longmead- Juantnum cougmm of mis Qcny. in a , owgh e , , , is printed waffle-weave pique 'frock -' "M ' "'i " 'A corted by Daniel Sullivan of this L 'X Miss Evelyn Downey of West Snr"-N field in white net and silver .seq if with Hubert La1tinvi1leofWest Spr: ' iieldg Miss Dowling in blue and' yi neg with Francis, Stack of ,Pittsnes ' Miss Morin in red and white cot- prmt, with Knate Omer Bfkthil.-Cl. 4 Miss Mary Manning ot Holyoke in rg . and white dotted swiss, wfhh1Walt' Dlna. of Massachusetts S1sa.te"-golleg-. Miss Eileen Heffernan' ole Bwkstoue' in red, dotton tlgureu print, " ' 'fpiyini-" V, it K gs Casey? lgfttlglglii Crdgizlsfgiiisi' Jdne' , eesan 0 i e in s - o, " 'reen G1 nn of rnerican L - lace and net, with Edwardmris of lege., International col Masiachlliefis State Gvllegq- 371-V n Aniong the underclassmen pi-esent Also Miss Katherine Kel!! opt this WHS Miss J0811'Eisenmann with Ed- city in red and white g1ine'h"crash, W2!l'd.L9-me: Miss Rita. Grover with with Geoxige Metzeijofh American In- Mfiuflce K9llI16dY:.Miss Alice Carroll ternational college: Miss Joan'Murphy With James Ci'egat:'Miss Nancy Cor- of Chicopee inlaqua. marine marqui- man with Edward 0'C0nn0I': Miss sette trimmed with black, with Robert Clare Donohue With RObel't Henry: Kelliher of Holy Cross: Miss Van Miss Barbwa, Houlihan with John Keuran in white silk jersey with mul- 0311631 Miss D0l'0th'y Heffernan with ticolored striped skiqt, with George R. Robert Degnlin: Miss Katherine Webber of American International BHVGSIGY with Paul Rooney: Miss collegeg Miss Leary in white flowered Amie O'C0nnell with Richard Shee- taffeta, with, Kenneth Breen of 118112 Miss Mary Alice Manning with Worcester: Miss Mary Shea, of Chico- Alexander Harris, and Miss Betty Ann pee ,in champaghk net, w1th4'Clarence Quirk With' Andrew Gibson. AfWilson of Chicopee: - V i- -- " i And Miss Inna. Padilla of -Puerto I Rico in pink silk jersey, 'with Thomas Daley -of' Holyoke: Miss Nesbit- in mink silk jerley. with William Reilly of, Holyokeg ,Miss Elinor ,Somers of . this city in yellow 'sillgjergey with ,gggggg-magnet skirt. escorted' by 'Thomas 1 i l ' i The annual senior promenade of the College of Our Lady of the Elms at Chicopee was held last night at thu college gymnasium. Dol Brissettes orchestra played for dancing from 9 to 1. Military and patriotic decora- tions ln red, white and nine were' used. Miss Mary Levry of Vvort-ester, general chairman, and her escort, Kenneth Breen, lc' the grand niari-Ii which was a .ionzh he features r-1' the' affair. Favors .ere dlstrihuteo fol- lowing the grand. 1 iirch hy Miss Mary' Jane Nesbit of Pittsfield, CA.i:"f!'I"lIl ot favors. Other committee chairmen were as follows: Decorations, Miss Mary El- len Dowling of Pittsfield: music, Miss Alice Van Keuran of Chicopee: re-- freshments, Miss Lillian Morin of' Chicopee: tickets, Miss Muriel Hourl- han of Easthamptong publicity, Miss Dorothy Haliein of VVest Springfield. Members of the senior class ann their escorts included the following: Miss Ruth Coughlin of this city, in a printed waffle-weave pique from-k, es- corted by Daniel Sullivan of this city: Miss Evelyn Downey of West Spring- field in white net and silver sequins. with Hubert Latinville of Vvest Spring- fleldg Miss Dowling in hlue and white net, with Francis Stack of Pittsfield. Miss Morin in red and white cotton print, with Knafe Omer of this city: Miss Mary Manning of Holyoke in redt and white dotted swiss, with Walter Dina. of Massachusetts State college: Miss Eileen Heffernan of Blackstone in red cotton figure print, with Fran- cis Casey of Holy Cross: Miss Jane Keegan of Pittsfield in sea-foam green lace and net, with Edward Sparks of Massachusetts State college. Also Miss Katherine Kelly of this city in red and white linen crash. with George Metzer of American In- ternational college: Miss Joan Murphy of Chicopee in aqua marine marqui- sette trimmed with black, with Robert Kelliher of Holy Cross: Miss Van Keui-an in white silk jersey with mul- ticolored striped skirt, with George R. VVebbez' of American International college: Miss Leary in white flowered taffeta, with Kenneth Breen ol' Worcester: Miss Mary 'Shea of Chico- pee in champagne net, with Clarence Wilson of Chicopee. And Miss Irma. Padilla of Puerto Rico in pink silk jersey, with Thomas Daley of Holyokeg Miss Nesbit in pink silk jersey, with William Reilly of Holyoke: Miss Elinor Somers of this city in yellow silk jersey with houffant net skirt, escorted by Thomas Glynn of American International col- lege. Among the underclassmen present was Miss Joan Eisenrnann with Ed- ward Lzxmeg Miss Rita, Grover with Maurice Kennedy: Miss Alice Carroll with James Cregat: Miss Nancy Cor- man with Edward O'Conno1'g Miss Clare Donohue with Robert Henry: Miss Barbara Houlihan with John O'Shea3 Miss Dorothy Heffernan with Robert Defznan: Miss Katherine Bardsley with Paul Rooney: Miss Anne O'Connell with Richard Sher-- han: Miss Mary Alice Manning with .'klexande1',Hai'ris, and Miss Betty Ann Quirk with Andrew Gibson. QQCQJ Q? ull: Q5 535 1 Z I: - LW Wiv yf Mff,jZfwfwfrfffjffg1fb4fffL KY!!! df ff f'f7fff2.jf Alffffyf7fflff'filf!fl'f ff! iff 72 f 'f f, 2 ' V K i 1 Qffxwfqy WWAIYWLWII . 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"'2'.'f fi'33'!i ! 1 . 1 ..l innyal ,lunior Promenade Planned at Elms College Friday Night, February 7 Spirit of Spanish Fiesta to Provide Theme for Color- ful Decorations in College Gymnasium--Hacienda' to Be Erected as Setting for Gene Sanders's Or- chestra Which Will Play for Dancing From 9 to 1 -Miss Elinor Somers, Daughter of Mr and Mrsf John Somers of Central Street, ls General Chair-, man-Large Committee Assists in Arrangements' l -i1-1-1...-. , MQNG the outstanding social affairs planned at Our Lady of the Elms college at Chicopee is the annual junior promenade which will be an event of Friday night, February 7, in the college gym- nasium. Elaborate decorations have been planned for the event Ind carrying out the thcmc of a Spanish fiesta, a hacienda will be erected under the balcony which will be the Setting for Gene Sanders's orchestra which will play for dancing from 9 until 1. Punch will be served throughout the evening and refreshments during intermission at 11.30. I Decorations ln Fiesta Spirit Figures of Spanish dancing girls will line the Side walls of the gymna- sium. These figures are to be made of various materials appliqued on at white background. Black Sateen will furnish the loodices and red cellophanc made into ruffles will make the bout- fant skirts. An artificial ceiling, in keeping with the Spanish theme, will be erected and the atmosphere will be further enhanced by a, revolving crys- ,fal ball reflecting various colored ights., Baloons, confetti and streamers ivill also be in evidence, and the musi- cians will. wear sombreros and cum- merbunds, typical of the Spanish tlesta. Miss Elinor Somers, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Somers of Central street, this city. has been named gen- er2,.g-ha.l1'rnan of arrangements for the af' lr, and Miss Mary Ellen Dowlins' Qt Pittsfield heads the committee in charge of decorations. Miss Irma Pa- dilla, chairman in charge of favors, and members of her coinmitlec, lznvt- made an unusual :tml :itil-in-tive s-lla-is tion of favors, which will llc given our during the grnntl iiiiirifli, :I high light of the f'YI'IllIl2'. Pi-og'rnnis xxill lm til' White vt-l-fur ciiiliossiftl ixilli at ciilorliil ref! dzuit-ing i'lQlll'C. The following Clli.lll'llll'll :irc assist- ing Miss Somers: llvroiuiii-wits, Miss Dowling of Pittslicltlg music, Miss Ann J. Stone, drillglitcr of Mr and Mrs William A. Stone of Pittsfield: rf-- Ireshinents. Miss Mary Shea., daugh- ter of Mr and Mrs Thomas P. Short of Chlcopee: publicity, Miss Evelyn Downey, daughter of Mr and Mrs Wil- llam P. Downey of West Springiieldt favors, Miss Padilla, daughter of Mr and Mrs Julio Padilla of Ponce, Puerto Rico: programs, Miss Katherine Walsh, daughter of Mrs 'Thomas Wmlsli of North Adams: chairman ex- officiu. Miss Catherine Kelly, flzinghlei- 'if Mr and Mrs .loseiih l'. Ki-lly' of '. is r-ily. l'Serving:' on sulit-oiniiiiltcc-s :irc-1 lil'- fi-csliliif-Iiis, Miss .loan hllll'lllly ol' Cllicopce. Miss ,Xliliig All-lircatlin til Holyoke. Miss lilllll lloiiglilnn ol' this c-iryg favors, Miss l.illi.in Xloriu ol --Cllitropec. Miss .lane lie-penn ol l'ztts- field: programs. Bliss Mary Lt-in-5' of 'Worcesteix Miss Alive Vain lil'-urcn nf C?-liropee: devorzltions, Miss Frann- rzr-S Wood of YVcst Siirina'fiwlcl, Bliss .Mary Manning of lliilyoke, Miss. 0 l l l 1 I l i i l l l l l T Y 4 l U IN: lllv qi .1 Ti' 1101, 'll I-Y . X l I f Y. 1 fur ,- SJ H52 . 1 L! --ra ,ul . ' Jktv. 5 In ,ft In 'GL " Q14 N 'L 1 O WN 0- Q' is :A ' U t file 9 I 'I M11 I, LL N J I l XJ 'N 1 1' , S N , I I F . 7 ,N v bl 4 f - If I 'cu' I I, . P! "Q N- .S gr -, -'nz K, l ft? -135941-af' 3 ' 1 N E 1 wx U W MMLV, - n1ff+-----Sm f'-4 P- if I pan' 1 W u s l,,,,,,,, J 5 +Map Athletgfrogram ot Elms Cohege p r I 1 V i f 4 I -J . . 1 v,fN8W oiiicers of the Athletic society at the College of Our Lady of Elms. Front row, left to right: Ann Stone, vice-presidentg Mary Noonan, president. Back row, same-order: Mary O'Donnell, treasurer, and - ,A varied program of sports for the' homing months has been planned by the Athletic society at the College of DUI' Lady of the Elms. The program 5 .announced by the president, Miss iprmydtlanii ipmlfiid "Si5?.?.i..i5.'? Zggfivities... ,,j,MQtbMl, fowl: , i ma vo .pi-1,111 ,giiiesvz ,rm- ., mg ., ,-.IQ FJ' 5 .t ems ' ' V' 'Q t 9 LF.-,yi-i "ij Q gr, C T ssison. f-me " fi" "V :iiliament are i l will be played off i ' ei' l if Q, 1 Rita Noonan, secretary. htis year will be a record one for this traditional school sport. Captains of the classes have been elected and are as follows: Seniors, Miss Helene Butler, Worcester: juniors, Miss Ruth Coughlin' Springfield: sopohomores, Miss Alice Kane, Holyoke: freshmen, Miss Jean Williams, Utica, N. Y. Riding' classes have been formed 10311 thosewho enjoy this pastime. jflfie riding devotees' are making the these weeks ot' pleasuze be- , ,ve-severe yve'a.ti1'er .sts in. Sveral W 'lierSiolY,'f'tl1e'2l5l. b enroled for the,swimmins,,g3,1Lsses yvhich are be- eek. thus bl'i!1S'i11S' to a. c108B,pU5lQra2iFIhf,c01ldi!cted'U der fhii direction of eeks of enjoyable recreatiovnfon that ourts. The basketball -season at the ,allege will open in earnest after the hanksgiving- recess. Practice has al- isgrted, and it is expected that NBsEQCa.therine'Vl Long. This will be ,the chief attraction in the Held or sports for the next few months, if the enthusiasm manifested iis any 1 gauge. F ' A close second in popularity to basketball at the college is ping pong. The annual tournament will get under way after Christmas. To satisfy the many ,requests for a bowling twm, the committee has promised to organize one in ,the near future. All in all, the season 'promises to be a busy one and the program is designed to meet the desires of every group at the college. Among the local girls active in the spprts program are JMlss Elinor White, MissJiCla.lre Fitzpatrick. Miss Mary McCq,gth ,' Miss' Dorrit Wasli- ington, Miss 13 ,rib auth, Miss Mar- guerite 'Adapgj MSS Esther Lach. Miss Miriam Malcolm. Miss Olga Mayer, Miss Cecilia, Ogozalek, Miss Dorothy Savollkrmg.,-.... J , Honored right: Mulcahy, 4- - Y , 1 1' . i - F Win Elms College Athletic Awards . GET l AWARDS i AT ELMS COLLEGE -- i unior and' Sophomore Alsol l"lonorecl - West Springg field Girls Gets Highest To-5 A tal of Points E Athletic awards were received hy! nine seniors, one' junior and one sophomore at a meeting last night of the Athletic association of the Collesel of Our Lady of the Elms. Mss Maryl 0'D-:vnnell ot' West hpringfiel. trea-1 surei' of tfhe clnh and captai of them senior basketball team, recei'c-ti the? first award as the winner of 10 points! for extra-curricular sports. g Miss Mary Noonan ot' Great Bar- rington, a seniorg presiclent'of the association. was awarded second place with ZL total ot' 95 points. Miss Anne' Stone of Pittsfield, vice-president. and captain of the junior basketball tr-am. scored third place with Xu! points. Others who received reeognilion for outstanding activity were the follow- ing seniors: Miss Helena Butler of Nvorcester. Miss Irene Cavanaugrh of Easthampton, Miss Flora Millette nf Springtielrl, Miss Rita. Mulcahy ol' Pal- mer. Miss Mary O"Connor4 of Three Rivers, Miss Catherine Joseph of VVin- chendon and Miss' Helen Pratt of Great. Barrington. Miss Rita. Noonan of Great. Barring- ton. secretary ol' the Athletic, associa- tion and captain of the sophomore team, was the only underclassnialn to have acquired enough points to earn an award. The,awa.rds 'were' iade ,by Miss Katherine Long, instructor ofi physical education. ' I In the concluding basketball 'game ot' the season, the team rep esentiug the senior class came of! v .toi-ions. The intramural games s year brought. the seniors and the sopho- mores to the titialfplaggoggftlige laniiels being taken by. the former at a game in the gymnasium Wednesday eve- ning' Miss. 'Helena Butler made 50 points. the' highest individual score of the entire tournament. Miss Lucille Reddington of ',-Pi-ttsfie1d- and Miss Margaret Sausville of Bennington, Vt.. l tilt-iiulilii-ali Staff Pliotoj achievement at College of Our Lady of the Elms. Front row, left. to! Cavanaugh, Mary O'Donneil, Helen Pratt. Rita Noonan. Back row: Rita ' Millette, lary O'Connor, Helena Butler. Absent when picture was taken 1 l ,was Catherine Joseph. " 'i I. both freshmen, "'p? -Qpl vii gn-l Klilrrl. 'J The semilinals in the . on: tournament took place fliii. the week. Miss Yioletn. lfatlilla ol' 'ni-rto Rico tletbziteil Miss ltnth Conehlan ol' Sprinehr-ltl. In the finals, sulieduled for the first ol' this week. Miss Mary O'lh-nnt-ll ol' West Springfield will meet Miss Marion Priinoziu of Green- fiolil to decide whether the seniors or the sophoinorr-s excel in this fir-ld. The liowliii: tournzinient which has, been in pi'ogress for the past two months was won by the ieain cap- taint-fl ln' Miss Mary Noonan, Students who composed the winninsf team were Miss Msirfarot Riley, Miss Enir-lla Yziltlirii-so, Miss Margaret 'l'ieriir-5' and Miss Rita Noonan. Individual honors Wt-re capiiired lay Miss Helen Sullivan nl' Spritig'tiolrll who had the liifrlu-st arc-rag-e, Miss Shirley Sheridan oi' Fhicopee. hizh single string :ind Miss Nancy Gorman of Clieshire, hiuh double string. Miss Claire Ouiinettffs team had the highest teani total. The winter pi-ograin ot' the Athletic association has been a rarir-tl and siiei-essful one and has ret-eivefl the enthusiastic snppoirt of the lUf'llll!t'l'S of the club. The season will bei roiinzleil offixith a social and tea to- morrow when plans will he coinpleterl for the sprine' at-iivities. . P rr 1 4 Q reslolenlf-lylmf NVE p Wea- Ng, ,n"f'- PHE Jonah acre a.w1""" Uh 726-Slbif i ie e.a.sure-Y" UCI!!!-7l7"fN""?-2,57 rf' 'V lun' J Q 8-1"d - t 'Quint ' . 1 vi i .N D f. 'I .,"4 . W . w ' .V " .. g P -. -4 wg - , 4- n. t X' 4 l I.. Q A U 2,t'V"jT na g . v' 0 .A 5 . I TF-' H! f-'Q' . -1 V P. 1" gf 'Y 'T AN 04' '?Yf, L-ixpaf r 4 ' I -7 ' 'VJ-'I 'Y' - .lr x 114' .J . 5i,.,.v.,- ,,kfi,'5sd .1 J A9 .M nr 4 r - 4 -1 I r R "' ' 'N off' wg S. 1 We-,Q 0 " v r M -v -fo,- f .4 1 'fl' 'n o 'gluing' N fb' , 'M ' 3 d vc E lx :M I ' M42 M141 A, ...Fir IIN J X1 F - 1 ' Q L, ,,, A 9 - f V i - L. Y ... L-LJ Presncfen,'f'- ann f1.SfmL ' Vane --Pvesfdewff arm has laif Se cYafavr7 -" borfef wafh 1n7'l,0Yl 57:11 I1 L "ll 'fvia 145-Y' H' ' 'NW . ,air '14, - . if f 'Aljfln Q . O s I 1 9 'N 0 5 'W 4 is W TP' V' 'v I 3, 4 . n 1 P 0 'ti ff. Science,perhaps,is the most significant single factor in determining the course of civilization---and especially civilization as we know it today. Naturally there are many phases of Science which are unknown to the average layman. The Monsignor Doyle Science Club provides the opportunity for these unknown avenues to be explored in a manner which is as enjoyable as it is profitable.. The open forum is a favorite type of program used by this club. In this way such subects as plastics in the modern induswnies the ultra-violet ray,and numberless others are dicussed with the purpose of obtaining an intimate view into the extensive accomplishments of the various scientific fields. An increase in knowledge and understanding is obtained by the students as a result of these club discussions. The Science Club attempts also to furnish contemporary information in the field. This is done by the circulation of a great deal recently published material,dealing with the latest: in scientific literature. The Club has undertaken to pulish a concise paper which contains their own views on scientific controversies and oddities in the world of science. The Science Club has a two-fold purpose. lt intends to familiarize its members with all that is new and old in Science it also intends that its members will apply Catholic principlesg to all scientific theory and give a more than material interpretation to the study of Science. 'is ivvfv . ' J' 191.-1. .. 1 ., Q1 I 11 1? , - 1 .. 1 1 1 1 1 1 .wil 1 I I - 1... 1 1 11 . ' f .,'- I'- . 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I I ' 1 I1 , , 1 11 I lg ' 1, 1 . +1 1 '- Ds. 1 ' ' 1 1 I 1 IH 1' I .s Sn ,F N I! 1 11 1.1 Young ladies,deep in philosophic thought, always make an interesting picture--especially when these aforesaid young ladies are the N ever-bustling Juniors. Their meetings might sound like so much jargon to those who do not consider Philosophy their passion,but to these members,every word has a significance--every proof is weighed and debated. Their circles are not vicious ones---they are living examples of the training received in the use of our reasoning powers. For those who love an argument based on sound principles-- come to the Metaphysical Club. .1 ,A,,, - is A T9 t 'bl ' no' s - .. I ' - 0 ta .Q Q.- L i r. i DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY W THESES for ORAL EXAMINATIONS 4 O OUR LADY OF THE ELMS COLLEGE 1 N O i i I EDWARDS Baos., INC. O Lithoprinters and Publishers 1 Ann Arbor, Mich. 1 1 H 5 I i i 1 JUNIOR ORALS MAJOR LOGIC Universal skepticism is theoretically absurd and practically impossible. Relativism is absurd and leads to skepticism. Not only is Idealism absurd, but our ideas are per se objectively valid. Universals are not mere words, nor mere figments of the mind, nor yet do they exist as such outside of the mind. That which we conceive by the direct universal con- cept is real, though not in the manner in which we conceive it. The reflex universal concepts, how- ever, are figments of the mind, though they, too, are based on reality. All our cognitive faculties are per se infallible. The immediate judgments of consciousness are abso- lutely infallible. 1 The world of bodies which we perceive with our senses is real and knowable. Under normal conditions our external senses are in- fallible with regard to the proper and common sensi- bles. There are immediate analytic principles which have objective validity and are absolutely necessary. Under certain conditions not only deduction and in- duction, but also convergence of probabilities lead to formal certitude. Under certain conditions human testimony concerning external facts which the witness himself has ob- served begets formal certitude. In the natural order objective evidence is the ul- timate and universal motive of certitude. The direct and natural adhesion of all men to many truths as objectively certain is Cal certitude properly so-calledg Cbj not indeed philosophical certitude, but Col capable of becoming such. 'Y' NPN' kt W? P' -I 'M ' 5 l . v X. X X M , ,M 'X -X ' ' X X -X X 5.X"'. JL., . X! X - '- X - ' - "- X -XFN' .,-R5 sX PQ -a A -. XX U XIXX- ,X ' ' X..'. if-.5 ' -N " X X -,IL , ,I . ,X X XX Ml- - I r 'I X X D In X - . 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That which we cept is real, conceive it. 5. Universals are not mere words, nor mere figments of yet do they exist as such outside of conceive by the direct universal con- though not in the manner in which we The reflex universal concepts, how- ever, are figments of the mind, though they, too, Under certain conditions human testimony concerning are based on reality. n All our cognitive faculties are per se infallible. The immediate judgments of consciousness are abso- lutely infallible. ,H The world of bodies which we perceive with our - senses is real and knowable. Under normal conditions our external senses are in- fallible with regard to the proper and common sensi- bles. There are immediate analytic principles which have objective validity and are absolutely necessary. Under certain conditions not only deduction and in- duction, but also convergence of probabilities lead to formal certitude. external facts which served begets formal In the natural order timate and universal 15. 14. the witness himself has ob- certitude. 4 objective evidence is the ul- motive of certitude. The direct and natural adhesion of all men to many truths as objectively certain is Cal certitude properly so-called, CbD not indeed philosophical certitude, but Cob capable of becoming such. 79 Ll r I n M 'vip Junior Orals 15 Metaphysical certitude alone is perfect, yet physi- cal and moral certitude are formal certitude. 16 Truth and error are had fully in the judgment alone Q, 2 LOGY The subjective and objective concept of being is one. The concept of being is transcendental. The concept of being with relation to its inferiors is analogous with the analogy of intrinsic attri- bution. The principle of contradiction is analytic, most certain, and the first of all principles. The essences of natural sensible things can be known at least imperfectly. The possibles have no actual internal reality but they are not absolutely nothing. The intrinsic possibility of things does not depend on the divine power, nor on the divine will, nor on the divine intellect. The ultimate ontological reason of all intrinsic possibility is the divine essence. Every being is one. Ontological truth is primarily the conformity of the object with the divine intellect, secondarily the conformity of the object with the human intel- lect. Every being is good for itself and good for another The notion of substance is objectively real. Suppositum CHypostasisJ is rightly defined as a Wsingular, complete, and incommunicable substanceng person is a rational suppositum. In created things there exist accidents really dis- tinct from substances. Junior Orals 3 31. It cannot be shown that it is repugnant to the con cept of accident to exist without a subject. 32. There exist real relations both predicamental and transcendental. 33. The notion of efficient cause is objectively real. COSMOLOGY 34. Pantheism is absurd. 35. The explanation of the origin of the world offered by Materialism is false. 36. The world was created. 37. The absolutely last end of the world is the extrin sic glory of God. . 4 38. Bodies are efficient physical causes. 39. There are in bodies final causes. 40. There exist physical laws which are only hypotheti cally necessary. ' 41. Simple and compound bodies are specifically differ ent, therefore there are substantial changes. 42. The not 43. The not ultimate constitution of inorganic bodies is accounted for by Atomism. ultimate constitution of inorganic bodies is accounted for by Dynamism.' 44. Inorganic bodies are ultimately constituted by a twofold principle, namely, prime matter and sub- stantial form. 45. Miracles are possible. 46. Miracles can at times be known with certainty. .. JQMOJO x 'av ,f " 'Yi M 44.1 ' AA"- ' Ain ' QI ' ' 4 , 1' .. -, .. .4 7' I f 'U 'Ig' ' ' grim ' ' . 4 Q4 I , -- A 0 a . ",'0 ' 34" ' 'vqfgi' '+ fy,W, ff f N- n .."'a. 5 .gl 1 "C 499- U .'4 a Q O 0 A e Q ' a I ' s L o 1 'a S ..'L .55 4 SENIOR ORALS FUNDAMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 1 Life is that perfection in a being by virtue of which it is capable of immanent action. 2. There are three primary grades of life, vegetative, sensitive, and intellectual. 5. In every living body there is a substantial princi- ple, called the soul, which is essentially differ- ent from matter and the mechanical and chemical forces of matter. 4. The vital principle is the substantial form of the body. 5. The origin of life in the first living beings that appeared on this earth is to be directly attributed to the causal influence of God, therefore the theory of spontaneous generation is to be rejected. e. It is most probable that una Aarigia of each natural species in plant and animal life is to be attrib- uted to a special causal influence of God. ADVANCED EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 7 8. 9. 10. 11. Man is endowed with various permanent powers called faculties. In man the senses are faculties neither of the body alone, nor of the soul alone, but of both as con- stituting one composite nature. Man is endowed with an immaterial perceptive facul- ty called the intellect, which is only extrinsical- ly dependent on the brain. It is most probable that the intellectual faculty is rendered proximately disposed for the apprehen- sion of a definite material object by an intrinsic determinant which is the virtually intelligible im- pression of the object. ' The virtually intelligible impression which intrin- sically determines the intellect for the apprehen- sion of a definite material object is itself pro- duced by the 'Intellectus Agens' as the principal efficient cause. 12 15 Senior Orals 5 Man is endowed with an immaterial appetitive facul- ty called the will The human will in many of its acts enjoys a true freedom of choice ADVANCED RATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY the substantial form of the human 14. The vital principle in man is a substance. l5. The human soul is a simple substance. 16. The human soul is a spiritual being. 17. The human soul is body. 18. The human soul is immortal. 19. The human soul is created by God. , NATURAL THEOLOGY 20. Against the Ontologists we hold that we have no im- mediate intuitive vision of God. 21. The ontological argument is not a valid proof for the existence of God. 22. Kant's moral argument for the existence of God is invalid. A 23. The existence of God as the unproduced cause of the universe is proved with certainty by the 'a posteri- ori' method of demonstration. 24. God is infinitely perfect. 25. God is absolutely simple. 26. God is physically and morally immutable in His own intrinsic being. 27. God is eternal in duration and immense in diffusion 28. God knows all reality by one comprehensive concept. 29. God knows all future events in the free' decree of His own will. ZO. God is omnipotent K kr u .- I . . l'o i 7 1 O I W .111 f- . W. w . N , IL, r . . 'u ' V ' 'lk f .1 .5 Pali ... ln' ' . ." .. ' " . 1: ' 1' ' 64, 'Ai ' - 'J .L 1.15. 8' 'Q - . 'xl' ul! yr n.', . 4 , i. i Qs".:-- 1 , v I. V -' ' ,424 in ' .5 Q .1 . 4 ' 4 H Hg.. '. ' '-gg, f .-'f' . . , - . O f Q A IV!! 3- .br I . v can p 0 ' .J - 1 , '. , M , Q i . Yo .-,i1c4.',,.l,'.'.' 1 ' rn Ali, f A s 1 1 J vl, Ju1'- D my .2 , ' , I 6 51. 52. 55. 54. Senior Orals God is the creator of the world. God conserves all His creatures in existence. God's concurrence is necessary in all the actions of His creatures. - God's providence extends to all His creatures. GENERAL ETHICS 55 56 57 58 59 40 41 42 45 44 There are actions which are of their very nature intrinsically good or bad. The proximate norm of morality is man's rational nature, the ultimate norm of morality is the divine essence. Utilitarianism, Sentimentalism, and Autonomous Rea- son are false norms of morality. Concupiscence diminishes and may even destroy the freedom of an action performed under its influence. However, when freely stimulated by man's own will, it makes those actions, if foreseen, indirectly vo- litional. Fear ordinarily does not destroy the freedom of the action that is performed under its influence.. Invincible ignorance destroys the freedom of the act, vincible ignorance does not destroy the free- dom of the act but leaves it free at least in cause. The principal specific determinant of morality is the object. The end of the agent is also a specific determinant of morality. ' Circumstances which intrinsically affect the object or the end of the agent help determine the morality of the act. - e It is lawful to place a cause from which two effects will follow, one good and the other evil, provided: Elk that the act itself is good or indifferent, 2 that both effects follow equally immediately from the cause CBJ that only the good effect is in- tended, and Q45 that there is a proportionately grave reason for permitting the evil effect. Senior Orals ? 45. There exists an eternal law. 46. There is a natural law established and promulgated in the very nature of man and known by the light of human reason. Hence, the theories of the Evolu- tionists, Rationalists, and Independent Moralists are to be rejected. 47. The natural law is unchangeable. 48. Positive human laws proceed from the natural law and have their power of imposing obligation from the natural law. 49. The natural law includes a sanction which is imper- fect in this life, but perfect in the next. 50. A morally certain conscience must be obeyed though it be invincibly erroneous. 51. It is unlawful to act with only a probable or doubt ful conscience, if the doubt cannot be solved di- rectly, recourse must be had to reflex principles in order to form a morally certain conscience. 52. True natural rights exist. INDIVIDUAL ETHICS 55. All men are bound to render to God the worship of interior and exterior adoration. 54. Men are obliged to render public worship to God. 55. All men are obliged to accept divine revelation when it has been made known to them, and to believe the mysteries which it may contain. 56. Indifference in matters of religion is a grievous wrong. 57. Suicide is never allowed. 58. A lie is intrinsically evil. 59. A broad mental reservation is not a lie, but itS unconditional use is unlawful. When, however, there is a grave and sufficient reason, a broad mental reservation is not unlawful. 61, Murder is against the natural law. Y' L L ' COLLEGE OF OUR LADY OF THE ELMS DECEMBER 18, 1941 illuairal sinh Bramatir Qiluhz Silent Light ...... Gruber THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT OF THE NATIONS lnvitatory . . 1 . . E Choric Speech Group I AT BETHLEHEM - The Nativity The Christ Child . . . Beaulieu II THE ADORATION - Shepherds While Shepherds Watched .1 . Ruger Soloist, Rita Grover III INHERITANCE OF THE GENTILES '- The Magi XVe Three Kings of Orient Are . . Hopkins IV ITALY - The Christmas Observance Gesu Bambino . . . . Yon Soloist, Dorothy Conaty V GERMANY - O Tannenbaum VI VII VIII IX German Choristers SPAIN - El baile de la Navidad El Nino Iesns Soloist, Katherine Shea Venid Pastores FRANCE - Noel des enfants Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant Noel Pour L'Amour de Marie Soloist, Elizabeth Desmarais La Vierge A La Creche POLAND - Zubeck O Rejoice, Ye Christians . Shepherds in the Fields . M ENGLAND - On Christmas Eve the I 3th Century ass was sung The Host and His Guests . . Traditional Soloist, Helen Prendergast X EIRE - The Candle is Lighted What Child Is This? . . Traditional Soloist, Alice Carroll XI AMERICA M Christmas Night Cherry Tree Carol . . Traditional Alleluia . . . . Ann White XII OMNES Hodie Christus Natus Est Kreckel Adeste Fideles Song Leader -- Eileen Heffernan Accompanisrs - Alice VanKeuren, Catherine Dower, Nancy Rodier Narvators - Catherine Walsh, Jane Keegan, Mary Leary, Mary jane Ncsbit Y V.-Y W-Q..-,t ..... ., ,, , GM.:- I .l P ov 5, 3 'ef - .X-4 o I 'a an-' i 'Q ' ' xv as' -I 'f.9t,s 4 ' so 4 nge who sings to God renders Him the highest praiseu. This phrase seems to be a summary of the purpose and efforts of our College Glee Club,for,ult1mately,all our vocal expression,whether its reasons be spiritual or no,is a reflection of God's glory, who has endowed his creatures with this soul-satisfying means of making life beautiful. And is not life more beautiful when voices are raised in true and clear harmony? This year the College Glee Club had the splandid opportunity of broadcasting at the Christmas holidays. The program presented was in keeping with the seasonal spirit and was unidue in that it embraced the traditional hymns of various nations of the world. A major part of the success of this broadcast was due to Miss Eileen Heffernan,the Club's talented young directress. Besides this broadcast,the ulee Club presented their Annual Christmas Concert. This concert is a tradition at the College and gives an unforgettable impression. The Club plays its part in many other activities throughout the year. The Mother and Daughter Tea receives its attentionghigh School Day hears this group of young voicesg Cap and Gown Sunday and Baccalaueate Sunday are supplemented by the renditions of the Club. The A Capella Choir is a part of the Glee Club made up of an individual group whose purpose is to render special chorus work Their sphere embraces Mass sing1ng,small group singing,and music sans accompaniment. The Commencement Exercises see the Club in action for the last time and the sound of melodious voices makes a fitting back- ground for this important day. It is well that the young woman leave her college days with the ring of harmonious notes in her ears as a reminder to still sing to God. 'V I 1 I a 4 U , 'M L, I 4 1. I 1 Y , - P I 0 u K ,t v 1 1 4 I A ' I D L 4 I v r v I' S I X sv' . ' I J' ', '1 ,, . .- - 7 1 1 - I I I Combined 'Musical Clulasnp IHOLY CR0 .ELNlS' Of Elms and Holy Cross Will C we Joint Concert, .First Recital of lts Kind to Be Held at Veritas Audi-I torium Friday, April 21, Under Sponsorship of Elms Senior Class-Miss Edna Lunney of North Adams Heads Large Committee On Arrangements -Prof J. Edward Bouvier Will Direct Holy Cross I, Singers and Miss Ann Carroll, President of Elms Musical Clubs, Will Conduct for Chicopee College -Brilliant Program Being Planned HE COMBINED musical clubs of the College of Our Lady of the Elms at Chicopee and the College of the Holy Cross at Worcester will present a joint concert Firiday night, April 21. The event is to be sponsored by the senior class of the College of Our Lady of the Elms and is to be given at the Veritas auditorium at the college at Chicopee. Miss Edna Lunney of North Adams heads the large com- mittee completing plans for the event. ' I ! . . Singers Well Known Here Appearance of the Holy Cross mu- sical clubs are made annually in sev- eral large cities throughout the coun- try. The clubs have been giving COU- certs for Springfield audiences for several years but have never before given a joint concert with the mu- sical clubs of the College of OU" Lady of the Elms. The sponsors of the performance fccl confidcnt that the many people in this vicinity who are interested in both colleges will consider the recital one of the im- portant musical events of the season and something to which mllfuffll friends of both colleges have looked forward to for several years. The glee club of the College Of the Lady of the Elms will be directed by Miss Arm Carroll. a member of the senior class and president of the mu- sical clubs of the college- Miss Car' roll has been an outstanding mem- ber of the glee club during her four college years and is a talented so- prano soloist. For some of the selec- tions to be sung by the Club the girls will be accompanied by Miss Helen Meagher of this city. a soDh0- more. Miss Helen Finnegan of Worcester will be accompanist for other selections. Miss Finnegan IS also treasurer of the musical clubs. The vice-president is Miss Margaret Meehan of Westfield, and Miss Anne Gillooly of North Adams is secretary. Prof J. Edward Bouvier, musical director of the Holy Cross musical clubs, will direct all numbers to be sung by the combined clubs of both colleges. Joseph A. Bier of Wood- Elms cle.. Club e ' Cdrols,On Radio f 'I B -Presenteil'0n WSIPR-. Annual Christmas' Program to I haven, N. Y., accompanist for Holy Cross, will be featured as piano solo- ist with orchestral accompaniment. Woodrow P. Piotrowski of this city, a member of the junior class at Holy Cross, is violin soloist. This year Mr Piotrowski is offering as his prin- cipal solo number "Ca rice Bas ue - - D Cl . by the celebrated Spanish composer, I Pablo de Sa ra sate. Dancing will follow the concert In the gymnasium of the college. Music will be furnished by the "Purple Crusaders," the Holy Cross collegiate dance band. Joseph Bier is leader and pianist. This band appears at many social functions outside the mu- sical clubs' performances and is al- ways well received. Miss Ann Carroll of Millville, as- sisted by Miss Mary Martinik of Clin- ton, Miss Mary Mahoney of Millville and Miss Josephine Albano of Worces- ter, is planning the program. Selec- tions will be given by the separate glee clubs and by the combined mu- sical clubs of the two colleges. A group of numbers will be played by the Holy Cross Philharmonic or- chestra, and a special feature of the program will be a. group of instru- mental solos. A committee in charge of hospital- ity during the evening is headed by Miss Eleanor Kelliher of Greenfield. and includes Miss Mary Larkin of this city and Miss Marie Ford of Pittsneld. Miss Dolores Donlin of this city is chairman of patrons and tickets. Assisting her are Miss Lor- etta McCurry of this city and Miss Margaret Fitzpatrick of Great Bar- rington. The publicity committee includes Miss Gertrude Footit of this city. chairmang Miss Rosemary Cummings of Pittsfield and Miss Helen Barrett of Holyoke. The auditorium will be decorated by Miss Eleanor O'Herron ol' this city. Miss Margaret Riley of Chicopee Falls :md Miss Philippa Burke of Worces- ter. Tickets may be obtained from any member of the senior class at the Elms. The list of patrons and patronesses for the affair will be an- nounced. I I I I CLUBS ANNOUNCE C0 CERT PATRONS Bishop O,Leary Heads List for Affair, to Be Given by Combined Nlusical Groups Friday Night Patrons and patroncsscs have been named for thc joint concert ol the combined musical clubs of the Col- lege of Our Lady of the Elms -it Chicopee and the College of thc lloly Cross at Vllorcester uhlch will be given Friday night. The c-vc-nt is spon- soicd by thc senior class or tho Col- lege of Our Lindy of the Elms :ind is to be given at the Veritas audi- torium at the college at Chicopee. Dancing will follow the program in the gyinnasiiliii of the college with mLlSit: furnished by the Purple Cru- saders of the Holy Cross collegiate dance lizinil. The list of patrons and patroncsses includes: Most Rev Tliomas M. O'Lc:1ry, bishop of Spiingtii-Id: Rt Rev Bernard S. Conatjf, llcv .lohn Rooney, Rev George A. Shea, Rev Jeremiah Sheehan. Rev George llurley, Rev Tliomas Shea, Rev A. B. O'G1'ady. llcv D. ld. Hcnncsscy, Itcv James W. Casey, Rev James W. Hopkins, Rev Francis F. Lahcy. Rev George S. L. Connor. Rcv Walter T. llogan. Rev John F. Mitchell. Rev John J. Kont- ing, Rev J. P. McCaughan. Rev John J. Gearin, Rev Robert L. Ahearn, Rev John J. Bell, Rev John B. Farrell, Rev l-loward J. O'Connell. Rev Fran- cis J. Warburton. Rev George Flynn. Rev John J. Power, Rav Henry M. Burke. Rev Florence J. Donahue, Rev Joseph M. Ryan, Rev Cornelius P. Donoghue, Rev John A. O'Connell. Rev Joseph A. Lacey, Rev Paul D. Riedl, Rev John J. 'Sexton and Rev F. H. McCullough. Mr and Mrs John Heffernan. Mark J. liellihcr, Northampton chapter, Alumnae associutibng Mr and Mrs John J. Donlin, Richard lf. Riley. Dr XYilliam J. Cosgriff, Patrick A. Doyle. Mr and Mrs Terrence C. O'Donnell, Mrs W. H. Power, Miss Mary T. Cor- coran, Dr T. li' Reilly, Mr and Mrs C. .l. Leary, James F. Egan, Miss Mary C. Roche, Mrs Gertrude Ma- guire, Mr and Mrs John H. Cummings, Miss Catherine A. Byrnes, Mr and Mrs VVillium Everett, Mr and Mrs J. S. Coughlan, Mr and Mrs Joseph Burke, Mr and Mrs John Somers. Mr and Mrs Edwin Pratt, Mr and Mrs lfrancis l'. lfinncxnn. Mrs Solo- mon Joseph. Mr and Mrs Thomas lf. CJll'l'0ll, MI' and Mrs llonry XV. M4-agl1ci'. Mr :Ind Mrs lziilward W. Lsirkin, Mr and Mrs Arthur llllcil, MI and Mrs Peter lfiotroivski. l.ouLs XV. C'nll:ih:In, John D. O't'onnor, Dr llnrold J. Cronin, MI' and Mrs Danirl B. Brunton. Mrs Mrliicaret Dent, Miss I I I I I I I I 1 I Mary C. Moseley, Miss Helen 0'Kocf'e,I is... . ,,..,-.. s... Mr and Mrs Daniel P. Calahan, F. M. Lynch. Mr and Mrs Vilaltcr P. Dobck, Mr and lilrs Michael F. Killy, Mr and Mrs XV. .L Stone, Miss Mary F. Bluisdcll. Mr and Mrs .Xlfrcd J. Morin, Mr and Mrs J. J. lJov.'1in.:. Miss GI-:n-o KRICY. Miss Mahcl Mulronc, Mr and Mrs llcnis J. Connor, Atty XYilliam A. Mcllriile, MI' and Mrs .I. J. Hen- hcsfevy, Miss hl5ll'Q'fll'0l' L':inavnn, Mr and Mrs C'haI'lcs D. Sloan, Mr and Mr.: Howard J. Benner. Mr 'and Mrs Andrew J. Mulcahy, Mr and Mrs John R. Callaghan, Miss Julia C. Mor- rill, Mr and Mrs Joseph M. Grlse. Miss Agnes Gari-ity, Mr and Mrs Edward P. McDonnell, Ml' and Mrs E. li. Manning, Mr and Mrs P. Fitzpatrick and Mr and Mrs l'. .l'. Giblin. - I II II I I I I I , - ....... K-'-----"' --e- - - .--.4nu1il- I IHelps Plan Concert I Of Elms, Holy Cross I . l ISfei:.'er's sludioi MISS l.0Rl'2'l'T.t M1-CAIIRY Miss Loretta. McCarry. daughter of. Mr and Mrs John J. Mcflarry of 281 LGXil1S'i0n street, is Tl member of the coimnittee in charge of tickets and patrons for the Elms-Holy Cross con-' cert to hc given at Veritas audi-I torium. College of Our Lady of the! Elms at Chicopee, Friday night at S.: I I MISS HELEN MEAGHER Miss Helen Meagher, daughter ot Mr and Mrs Henry Meagher of 48 Lincoln street, will be accompanist for the musical clubs ot the College of Our Lady of the Elms when they join with the musical clubs of the College of'the Holy Cross for the C011- cert to be given at the Elms college Friday night, April 21, at 8. , .LQ- .. Us 4 0 . 29 -if Y. Glnllrgv nf 0l9ur Eahg uf Ihr iilmu HIGH SCHOOL DAY, MAY 14, 1941 Grfffing and Blaming, Rev. DR. jo:-iN R. ROONEY, Vzte-Prefidnzl THE GYPSY TROUBADOUR Operflm in Two Art: by rfzf Sludmtr TODORO, Ruler of the tribe MARIA, his wife . VARIO, his nephew . .lANlNA, a girl ofthe tribe . ELENA, a gypsy girl MARKO, a boastcr . ROSITA . NlKOLI, Todoro's son . TOM GORDON, Nikoli's college friend MRS. lEAN IERROLD . HENRY CLAYTON, a business man CLARE CLAYTON, his daughter . MARY MATTHEVVS, Clare's friend . Dorothy Srzwzr . Efffwz Yhnlf . Allin' Cfzrrolf . Kizlhrrffze Sfzm . Aiwa Stow Helm Pl'c'lldz'fgzIJ'! . Irma Pdd'1'!!f1 . Rim Growr Illazy Eflfzz Dawffzlg Jllury IIKPHIZX Powfr ROJ't'7ll11ly Gffwin . Rmb Cofzghlazl Ilflfzr 1f1' Cdffilflifh' Chorus of Gypsy girls and boys Members of College Glee Club A ccompanist-Helen Meagher N. B. Students and members of the Faculty will answer questions and give all possible information about the College during the afternoon Combined musical concerf wi+h fhe Holy Cross musical clubs o F 'd Press a loin' clubs of Our Lady of +he Elms college who will O L . in Chicopee. " f' GY nighf of the Veriias audiforium TPreSlLleevt'lV'l1 Eileen -llellie rrxmxxg Vfee- was tclevzlf RHI. '11-over eaves av- -fllllce WV! lT5UY'6l'l -fiiensvrev 'Q qv-Y me V76 refbvnalvve 9. H 'Is LQ. " N, o .-nl ' , lic' In I. - .1 Q , Y'-x JV . Q ' O 4' a V .. J -I ff - ' ' I O' o , I A - vs Q Q .NU 1 'uh-fr, 1 I 1 '-af bl -- '-Lu .f,, 6 -W '. . .r ' I U E lla. LL . .Hlsfzn-E. :J H f 'rx UT' VTX! 1 1 J 1--'J-.J QM G. Sme. M AP I UT' mQYl1 ZQQYI1 5 f 7 Q ,, 0 ,, el A rx BR wle. mov-U! ffl l I is 5+ Z' : l I Q? Poise and euiet charm bespeak the cultured youn5 woman. The M.J.B.Debating Society gives our students additional and extensive oiportunity to develop these qualities. Herein lies its purpose. The Society accomplishes tois pur,ose by openins many avenues of thought to its members . Questions ani subjects Nnicn,nere- to-fore,remained outside their particular sthere,are brou5ht into ,rominence by stimulating discussions. But the Society is not content mer,ly to introduce new ideas--- the club desires also to teach its members how to thinklogically and how to Handle deftly these di ferent problems. dpen-mindedness and tolerance are sought always as the results of the right kind of thinking. Another point to be accredited to the Debating Society is the comparative ease with which our young colligiennes make use of the all important art of Qersuasive speech. They firmly believe that good sweakers make gdod leaders. Naturalness is a keynote in all the work undertaken by this club and meets the demand for the informality which is sought today. The M.J.B.Debating Society holds its meetings regularly and oresents very often clear-cut pictures of todays's many and varied problems. It has been active in radio work,cooperatin5 with such colleges as Williams and Fitchburg State Teachers in aerial debates. The Annual Public Debate still nolds an interesting and important place among the major events of the college year. Anyone who has ever enjoyed membership in this Society has found and experienced an influence which cannot be easily shaken or disregarded in future years. I I ,NO L H 'X I l fs 1 J M1 'i I WW, ,swwxg '-A- SIIIJ- .Y .6 awww COLLEGE OF OUR LADY OF THE ELMS CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS NOTICE The M. J. B. Debating Society will hold its regular monthly meeting on First Friday at 5:25 p.m. in Room 1. The question to be debated at the meeting is: RESOLVED: That there should be government censorship of the radio. Mary Shaughnessy and Mary Agnes Sheehan will present the affirmative arguments and they will he opposed by Anne Nesbit and Jeanne Williams who will argue for the negative. Wednesday, Deo. 3, l9Q. S690 - 'Q .?'hSx ii QNQ5 1 Ao. 1 may COLLEGE OF OUR LADY OF THE ELMS CPHCOPEE.MASSACHUSETTS LOTICL There will be a meeting of the N.J.B. Debating Sooiet at 3:50 today in Room l. briday, Jan. 16, w 1 1 ' 1 I' I 5 1 ? 5 H I , - l53f9iYfi' , .ii Q fr 'lx I' In 3 1 n 'M i'I"" :' 1 3?-Q ' :fs ,a ug N I Q 113. 'z ' is Jmwumxsf ' COLLEGE OF OUR LADY OF THE ELMS CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS 0 The Members of the Classes in 0D8Gqh of the College of Our lady of the hlms cordially welcome you to the twelfth annual assembly in Oral Expression for the Marshall Award, The selections on this evening's Program haye been chosen for their diversity ln Style, human interest and character portrayal. You are all happily familiar with the Bed'time.3t0Ty Lady who charms the youngsters nlghhy on their favorite P?dl0 DP0Hram. Miss Joan disenmann wlll present one such story in the first number, Mary ailiggbeth, 4. P HThe Cruoifixionn is an exgepnt lfom the Sblendid poetical tribute to Om-1Blessed Mother, "A Woman .lr-armed in Silence" by Father John W. Lynch, Miss Katherine Tlals h. Debate U. S. Regnlotion of All Labor Union Q X Elms in Chicopee who debated I Members of the MJB Debating society at the College of Our Lady of- i h T the question of federal government regulation of all labor unions, were, front row, left to right: Dornt Washington of Springfield, Ann Nesbit and Mary Fehily, both of Pittsfield. Back row, same order: Dor- othy Savoit of Springfield, Mary Coughlin of Holyoke Mary McDonald of Chlcopee, Anne Stone of Pitts- ieldt president and chairman of the societyg Muriel llourihan -of Easthampton and Mary Shaughnessy N K ' Q , , y . l, MenW1ls. ot. the affirmatiye side 'i'fE,-F iit' hdged' 'winners-tot. the tlnal gij2.3L-lim e. .Q the Mis ingesting :society Y,k',H - U r-og out-,Lady or the -,-, thek-question, "Rae- 4, " .fi-l35iEii ff '1 .'IedBt'4b1 government Qilggigifla ,labor unions in 'f' ' 95" " T ' 'Q ' if - ' of Milford. 4 awarded the M. A.- and J. B. Riordan debating , purse., This award - was founded- in 1934. -by theulate Rev J. A. Rie1:da.n.to be given annually to the .-best team ,in the 'debating' circle. -On the winning 'team were Miss Anne.Nesbltt of Pittsfield, Miss Mary McDon5.ld".ot-I Chioopee' and Miss Mary Shaiughrlessy ,of Milford. Their' op- ponents were Miss' Dqritthwashing- ton and Miss Dorothy Savoit, both of this city. and Miss Mary Cough- lin of Holyoke. Altez-nates were Miss Mary Fehily of Pittsfield and Miss Muriel Hourihan of Easthampton. Miss Anne Stone of Pittsneld, chairman of the society. presided. The judges were: Dr R. Dale Smith, Dr Clinton R. Srimson and Miss Mary Garst, all members of ithe faculty. ? a W 3 1 W' A 5 ' 'G' li w' l I V' WO' I ."a I P Q . . -, A 11:1 . , 33. 'c Nu' ' 3 ' ' W! H .Ll I r , - 9' - I.: . 'Q I' V il' R .4 f Ji ' 1 . , , '..,- '. ,A,.e..- ., --. ,,4"'N Nh 'FV N i H+- L.J ' li..-' a 'Pre-Pacff'-.. Muriex N-xoux-'nkwuvg V',QeR,gi-edt-Eofgkxxxx K-X ER-ernQYk-. Seereqhfi ' Nxelevx Tpfewaefq may "K'e.qQuver - WQVWTO ok' Il . u Ln v my U P Q ' , ' 'v f 8: o ' 1 ' I ua f F K- S'lFT ' TTHv The I eeien Umfwttt e TQHVQ ell te, H the 1 .Tet fl Tefr fix services were P'SdCQ. The Christi G la.: tg, 1 trfq ti t 1 ,el- le fe, f rfr tflzen e-re cf 1' the g,opqfx.g3 Dime "l't-le Q,f.t.1 Vs" It Velnt St. Vincent were the ekjeets ef the sjeejrl :ttentjen et the Committee. . fefe?fF ei? to Rely LQQ lege ,Tidy ' Q Tee'l clellren, 16411 lwil' cnpl jar, ci1aP9c3terlzGxl fl- fle f'AtiXi'ties fu' the lgglgg' Jfr- rittee uneer the Qjreetiur up Kiev Lrnette iillinnn. SOCIAL QiQQljQlQl To the sefial Committee ie eve the credit 70? the verf sueeepsful eertiee held threudhout the yeee The e'w of the elut is to jyeviee fe? the Nether .Ween Of eu? younf WOWfD'S jerewrflity--to ,HL iwte prsetioe the irlrcijle tLat wan is rsturally f eecisl Leire The very enjojetle Chr? twan ifyti wmeeg the SUf:FYiSlON JS Lllmer Sewers end here Cexxaittee. L1iff'f'TfT1 CFCTKUFTETL To oem lete the Peeeuvt of the seeef l :exerts ef WI' Leeelitj ft fe necessary to bring in the activities of the L teratvre Qemmfttee, mf whieil listheri 116 '.I:1lsl'1. Wes: Chfjiirman. The Ql'1ZTgPlfLtllaC has for its aired, the instillini of Q true eovceitien ef eentempoyery literature, me U ecqueirtin, poeelists with the Qethelie position in rejeru te recent books, ketn secular ene non-eeculer . To ee this, tge Liter rj Clwb w-f eeain orinnized. Wise Nfry Geret, college librarifr, wwe m et feneroue with her tire :ne efgorts ir makfne this flue 9 success. , if L.- 6 I 4 . , r , C uqfj' ,M lib ifc DLHQVL ci t Q vow svka UQUT, '. ' 'u glgvoo '- selves mrcer toe lovlvs patrora e of Our Lagj .s the ioar pro- T?essoC soo stirrino woPlQ corqjtiows raoo 's rowlT f 'cux:: WCTC tHe Frost reoo for Ieavcnlj owidswcf arg proiofiion, oral souslist grow closer to her whose Qonoy it is Le Ko jlscod soooro orlf tnuliod gH1isclf if Ziosvcr. 0f':s srj's cmni Qsjg loeondmer Jtkg Tftl the echo f voices Qeclarir' t.at owr v l L Lro leo If tio world Conflict si ll riyjifj ls ov? ears, we sssoibloo ir kosftifml Colle e C sfol, to witress the reception ol fjitj-cifLt few mewlers into Cu? LsLj's Locality. Hoverero lr. ,olin,q.J. eloqmortlf dedicates the irtertiors oi tge froup to the lory of ChrlsL's mother, leaving Us wltm the prayer toot Our Tlesseo Moro :ag one maj ireet us at vf,e2va5'n's fate ivilth the wormisz".f:lcor'e, f'rie:1oC,. l've hes Rather speak of you." Cfoin this year, as in the past, eacb First frTdaj found zeslow Sodalists iv loviro sJor9tiww Lofore the Blessed Lacraient, offerfrj 310716 so tca .fsafi 's ZIf1fL'i'Zell gLor1, alwd rwsqmajmrlryj ,g1 ' 16iSI,fl'f' or iineilr 1-ble efforts. Zwcherlstio So n'ttoe iigo 'xlciwnri stile Lommwi tteze, tfj's jfezlr lxzmlol' t'u. KNZTQ' aEfle fufmlar'oc OV v9Pf Ellen Vowlfrf, nfs extremelj active in Qevclopinj within ls 9 oovomt Qryrociat7qr of slg tick ow: ?clfj5+n Agar: to W The loo slit? Vulletiv foaro waoe us cowstantlf aware of Llc syiriimsl ohallerfe jreseytoo to is ll world, school, arg roll ions sifairs. JosL acceptabl: to Our livjre sord must have Lees tgo contlrous con- Wuniors ana rosarjes offereo lj tie sooellsLs at tho irstigation of tLis Comfittee. Ld' 0 O I 1 - NA . Q--,,, u' s'.,' . "1 4 1. .W sl H 'Si im4'.1.11Q.'!, ,, ,-,,,,,4 - ap . Today's modern world tends to put emphasis OH the utilitarian and consider outmoded the wealth of the QaSt as far as the dead languages are concerned. Therefore, a reverence for classical subjects makes unique our Classical Club. It is the function of the Club not only to preserve this reverence but also to prove that the Culb has a valuable reason for existing. A language,which for centuries preserved our knowledge of literature,history and civ1lization,has a definite place in X the college curriculum. A deep appreciation for Latin literature is gained by the members of the Classical Club when they view intimately the past masters---Horace,Livy,Cicero and Plautus. The study of Latin should be a lesson in living. It should be a love for all that is beautiful in form,in rhythm,in thought. It should carry with it the realization that there has always existed true beauty. If the club has accomplished these points,it will consider its existence worthwhile. The students have made the Latin language more a part of them- selves by the presentation of various plays. nSaturnaliaH pre- sents the pagan interpretation of Christmas and the Christmas season. The members feel that the portrayal of such works in the Latin increase the beauty of interpretation,since Latin is the official language of the Church Crist was to found. The Classical Club prides itself in the work of preservation- a work,begun many centuries ago by our religious,in order that the world might be richer in knowledge today. V""' F 4 1 4 , iw nl K 5 A 4 I i 1 I, If i I I I I 4 11 ir 1 si zlu L ln yi VA ID 5? Img M 'TZ' 4l I w vi W, ' . ' 4 6 f P ! +-mi ' f I H X I . . u-- s.v i i X 1 --I---r --'N 1 1 .. ,.. 4--8 Resndeqf- lY01'0.7E.dllldg WCB-:7?'dSId8l7-fn" lfa'!'Aev1nng6eq Se,cr--e'C'2:.Ya1 --- 720-H, Cavfllaq I 1... .... I 0 ,RS Y YQ' v: lf" VI: The purpose of ull Corte Castellanan is to create an active interest in all thinks Spanish. We take the lar 'A'- e wores out of UlCtlwNfTfCE and the iranmar out og text books for practical ayglicstion. Result? A monthly meetirg of fun, frieruship, culture, and news--Hen esp nolu. The serious side includes discussions of Calder n, Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Pequer, and their famous masterpieces. The gay side is seen when our own Spanish misses display a bit of their L tin talent at many of our Qatherlnqs. To nuke S-nnish wore natural and fluent, tables are conducted in the lancusfe at meal ti "" e. This aids the fills not nnlj in jrcreasfar tgejr vocabnlarf, but in appreeiatinr the Spanish menntrisns which are so charninj. This year Hscmethinf new has been adecd . lay I fresert to you our "Horns de lam Olmos"'?. The capable stzft, headed Try Irma Pa,Grill-a, worked hard for an attractive informative Hperiodicon. ne feel that we have accomjlishec our purpose and have :gent a happy year Hhablardc espantln. I A 'Q I, A ,a H X 1 L E fi W I 1 ! m 1 W in 111' W l sf. I 'n i5 lr IM sl Ii v ,gr ax, I Q4 l N 'E ll JUNiOR JOURNAL 1941 - 1942 ELMS OPENS FOR 11th YEAR WITH LARGE ENROLLMENT The fall opening of the Elms found the Juniors back to school ready and anxious to begin another college year... especially when that year was their third and in many ways the most important year of their college career. On the first day there were old friends to greet and new ones to meet. Hours were spent talking about the activities of the past summer and planning great things for the com- ing year. They were anxious to attend the first informal meeting of the Freshmen in the nRecn room...for these same Freshmen were to be their nsistersn. ELMS SENIORS INITIATE FRESHMEN Traditional Elms Night Held After having passed the gruelling experiences of their own initiation week two years before, the Juniors could sit back and enjoy seeing other classes put through their paces. It was easy to discern the Freshmen on the campus with their black stockings, pigtails and long hair rib- bons bearing their names in large letters. That terrible week being completed each of the Juniors entertained her Freshman sister at the annual Elms Night party. After an hour or more of enjoyment in O'Leary Hall the entire student body went to the Administration Build-X ing for the formal initiation of the Freshman. Now they were full-fledged members of the College of Our Lady of the Elms and could look forward to spending many happy hours under her roof. FATHER DOLAN GIVES SPIRITUAL RETREAT In October the annual spiritual retreat was given by Father Dolan S.J. Everyone entered into the true spiritual significance of the retreat and for three days silence and contemplation reigned on the campus. SENIORS RECEIVE CAPS AND GOWNS In an impressive ceremony in the Elms chapel the Seniors received their Caps and Gowns thus formally entering their last year in College. Now that the Seniors had received their Caps and Gowns and the Initiation were over we seem to settle down to hard work...for College life has another side to it besides the above mentioned activities. T' r 'OOO O lx 4 I X, 'sir' W1 I P ,, I 1 r. l Q 1 I 1 L .i 1 3 16 f ' e ll It . l D 7 ' n l I .XII My 1 'W . ' J .fy i' In 1 1 ' X , I . 1 1 x -, , .,.-:u-s-.ip .T , - ,, Now as our days at the College of Uur Lady of the Elms draw swiftly to a close, we can not help but look back in retrospect to our brief past here. lt seems but ' yesterday morning we were naive freshmen, yesterday afternoon, gay young sophomores, and last night, more serious Juniors. To-day, we are seniors, standing on the threshold of graduation. Before taking that eventful step, we pause for a moment to review the accomplishments of this, our last year, as our first three years are recorded in previous Elmatas, and it his superfluous to reiterate them. Our first official act as seniors was the initation of our beloved freshmen. They have performed many and mernial tasks for us, and won a definite place in our hearts- a place from which they have never become dislodged. The annual Retreat in October was a source of spiritual comfort to all of us. We emerged from it with a deeper knowledge of our obligations and responsibilities as Catholic College Women. h h The annual Elmata dance was held in november, to defray the expenses of the year book we expected to publish. The dance was a financial as well as a social success. Encouraged by the outcome of this event, we participated in the Basketball Tournament with our Alumnae. They provided the athletic prowess, we, the social atmosphere. Consequently, the game and dance were both a huge success. Katherine Walsh upheld the senior class in the Oratorical Contest. The Class Play, uAngelica,Inc.n presented the opportunity for the seniors to display their histrionic ability. Class Day provides the opportunity to prophecy as to the future of our class mates and recall our collegiate past through the class history. We opened our Glass Day program to-day by plant- ing the traditional Elms tree, that future generations might be aware of our one-time presence here. I' I A I I I I I' I I ' I .I If M1 IQ I I I I If I IU ' I I I II :I I I II l I I I I. I I I I II f In Q . I , I I I 'I I . I I II I I I A . I1 J I x 0 I y I I :'1i3.'V Y Y ,,. We are looking forward to the Interclass Play Tournament to-night, which we are confident will stimulate justifiable competition and provide worthwhile entertainment. Our Senior Prom, to-morrow night, will he our last social event as cillegians. With Dol Brissette and his orchestra to provide the musical background, we are anticipatin5 a most enjoyable evening. With Bacculaureate Sunday and Graduation Lay on Monday next, our formal training at Our Lady of the Elms will be concluded. We go forth with this thoughtm tnat Commencement means not the end, but twe beginning of a new era in our history. 5 'fv" YI" n ' r gr-sink SOCIAL HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR The first social of the year was the annual Hallowe'en party given by the Sophomores. Their entertainment was most interesting...a Hit Parade based on several of the popular songs with very clever bits of pantomime. After this the usual Hallowe'en refreshments and a super time was had by all. As November approached all began to look forward to the Elmata Dance. This being a very popular event it was well attended by a goodly part of the student body...the Junior class being well represented. A collegiate theme was used in the decorations with hundreds of college banners all over the school gym. 1 With the grim news of the declaration of war still in the air the traditional Christmas party was given with a portrayal of Christmas in various lands as a central thought. While members of the student body dramatized these scenes in the Rotunda the College Glee Club sang the traditional carols in the balcony. At the end of the program the lights were dimmed and the members of the Glee Club descended to the Rotunda with lighted candles. As is customary there was a kind old Santa who distributed gifts to the faculty and student body. After our party came the extremely welcome Christmas holidayshand early the next morning the campus was emptied. Shortly after the vacations the Seniors and Alumnae played their annual basketball game...with the Alumnae trimming us 15-6. This game was followed by an enjoyable sport dance. Meanwhile the Juniors were getting started on the most gala event of the year...the Junior Prom! In order to cover some expenses thy held a Bridge and Tea which was very well attended. Gertrude O'Connor was a capable General Chairman ably assisted by Barbara Houlihan with all the class doing their share. , c Alice Kane was elected Chairman of the Prom with Margaret Tierney, Claire Donahue, Elinor White, Anne O'Connell, Katharine Shea and Ida Belanger as Chairmen of the various committees. The large crowd present danced happily to the music of Ken Reeves Orchestra 'til one. Red, white and blue were the predominating colors in the decorations turning the gymnasium into a veritable fairyland. The memories of the Prom were with us many a day and then with the arrival of Lent our social life was discontinued for a period and all settled down to a period of prayer and contemplation in preparation for Easter Sunday. In May Mothers were honored at the customary tea on the Saturday previous to Mother's Day. On this day the Mothers of the students were the honored guests at the Elms. A short entertainment was presented for their enjoyment followed by the presenting of flowers and favors. Y 'Wi ELMS COLLEGE CONTRIBUTB5 TO CIVILIAN DEFENSE College girls do their part for U.S.O. and Red Cross. This year was threatened by the dark clouds of war and by tHE actual declaration of war. Everyone was trying to do their bit for the boys who had been drafted or who had enlisted in the American army. Early, a dance was given for Westover by the Alumnae of the College of Our Lady of the Elms to which the girls of the College were invited and which they eagerly attended. This dance was followed by a Reciprocity dance given by Westover for the Elms. However the work of the Elms was not limited to attend- ing dances. They showed their spirit by turning out one hundred per cent to from a knitting unit. A course in First Aid was started and attended by the majority of the student body. OF INTEREST IN THE FIELD OF SPORTS The first major event was the Senior-Alumnae Basketball Game. Although the student body had hopes of upholding their honor the Alumnae team proved themselves the super- oor and the final score was Alumnae 15 and Seniors 6. After the mid year examinations followed the exciting ihterclass games. The spirit of rivalry ran high as the teams from each class entered the gym with a determination to win. With a remarkable team the Junior class came thru the season with flying colors. After the basketball season had passed for another year the Ping Pong Contest was played out with all classes participating. In the spring more interclass games were played this time in softoall, followed by the annual tennis tournament. In May the Athletic Association gave a Field Day. The whole student body par- ticipated in the various sports which were followed up by a delightful hot dog roast. COMMENCEMENT WEEK The end of another year had come and preparations were afoot for Commencement. In honor of Our own Queen May Day was held on the Thursday of the important week. In the Class Day activities the Juniors bore the daisy chain. In the planting of the tree the Seniors completed one of their last acts as members of the College. The major social event of the week was the Senior Prom. 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