Elms College - Elmata Yearbook (Chicopee, MA)

 - Class of 1950

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F our years lfzave loul deepened llfzis love fill we sland loday al llfze llfzreslfzold of our lives, wavering lnelween a reluo-1 lance lo leave and a lfzunuan curiosily lo peek al llfze lulure. How slrong a reluc- lance, only we lenow, for in leaving llfiis deliglfzllul Gollege 'neallfz llfie Slifns, we leave our love for campus, friends, lac- ully, aolivilies, all llfial lfias uniled us as llfze Glass ol l95O. lllalerial records ol our slay willfz You lfiave loeen collecled willfiin llfzese pages wlfiile ine originals are nearldengraved forever. Wo oul- slanding gills or nolole works of wisdom lfaespeale llfieifnselves lfzere, lor suclfi is nol for us lo give, loul rallier, llfiinlr liglfilly on us, C3 Queen, and say only lo poslerily llfial we lfiave loved 'You ,W ,W ,W l3l lmata Published by the Class oi 1950 COLLEGE OE OUR LADY OE THE ELMS Chicopee, Massachusetts Qsg' iffy 4 5434- ,yu 0915335 4 !4',9'i'.: - Fil, ' fxtlalilz fig. gifk ife FJ: ' :l5 eil: 'N 3A5:!Q E, -49, .,.- : ics? -' : rY3'a' 7, 1, :9 ,S C35-4-jf3'Q.X' I rl . 'c Mary H. Costa Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth A. Shaw Business Manager Margaret F. Shea Art Editor Associate Literary Editors Marion E. Black Mary Louise Muller Pauline M. Skerry Marilyn R. Walsh lean E. Miner lun' will Hllfl!AlIfI'1l Hn' .wlfzltw fluff fiufflzl l!1w.w!.'if .s :fn flfwlffxf.w!urfnl!.w1nfI flw.w'lwn! lffll'lu'llt'l'fl X51 H51 ,yn lfIfL0lf'L6LlfIfL "Large was His bounty, and His soul sincer ll liglfiled candle-rosary in llfze Glfiapel-llfzen llfze dreaded announced in enl-Sur Eislfzop was gone. Your passe ing was silenl and loeaulilul as was 'Your lile, dear loenelaclor. Un all ol us 'You lfzave lneslowed llfie priceless gill ol a Gallfzolic Sducalion al lloe Gollege ol Uur Qadjy ol llfze Slifns and we can never llfzanlr 'You sullicienlly. 'lllfie joys, loeneq lils, lessons we lfiave secured lfiere lfzave loeen possilole only lfaecause ol 'Your un- lailing kindness and generosilgy. love lor Uur lladjy inspired 'You lo dedicale llzis Gollege lo l'l er and under 'Your excellenl guidance and leaderslfiip il lfias sleadily prospered lor lwenly-one years. may il ever sland as il does lodaydeepwrooled in llfze principles ol Gallfzolicisifn-ils lower reaclfzing lleavenward searclfzing lor You, ils BlSl'2OZ9-FGUZQCl6F?l36ZQ6r laclor-Friend, lo wlfzose memory we lovingly dedicale Slifnalal ,W ,W ,W E71 "But we thot love, but we thot prove Thine excellence ougust While we admire, discover more Thee perfect, wise, cmd just" liercilclers of lCZQGWl6ClQ6l Eoyoil X sulsjecls oi llllZ'26FT7C1l-'ClOS6, for ci momeifzl, llfzose zipperecl ccises ciifzcl llfiicle-loouifiol loooles. Llisleifz lo our ecirifiesl leclure- luke clown llfzese ifzoles oi well- eoirifiecl proiise oiifiol refuse ifiol llfie creolil oi our success for wlficil we cire loclczy or wlfiul we slfzoll prove lo be lomorrow ore mere reileclioifis oi 'Your sleilliul iifzslruc- lioifzs oificl wise couifzsels. You, wlfzo lfzuve openecl llfie cloors lo llfze urls oificl scieifzces, lfzcive cilso llfzrowifi buck llfze slfzullers oi ignorciifice oiifzcl cillowecl llfze wlfzile liglfil oi leifzowleclge lo iifzvocle every corifzer oi our miifzcls oifzol so give our couioleifiozifzces ci loriglfzler look. Yours is llfie jolo "well- cloifie' ciifzcl cerlciiifz lo role EQ iii llfze Gol- lege oi Slerifziljy We, llfze recipieifzls oi 'Your leciclfziifzgs, wislfi only lo murmur ci siifzcere worcl of Zll'2ClZ'2kS. ,Q My Q l8l -K .A - , A x , L RL -fp hh- Q. .Jimmy- T j, 1' Q . Q .h A , 0+ x.1 COAT OF ARMS of His Exccllerzfy' The Most Reverend CHRISTOPHER IOSEPH WELDON, DD. "' , , v-,. ' x 1 LQ ., ,f" X .U 0' ' un, ' ' X f x - 0 3 I 1 Q I -17 E Q-0-0 ,Z -E '-Q .1 'X Ha' 0 'In' N1 F r ." 1 ' a z ." E X 5 Q troxexoz 3 2 Q x 9 X : '.- 1 1 X X Q I '.,.5,I , X lx H wi. X gvg I 1' : A l l l 1' 0' 1 , . 6 qs ly: 1 :- -. .- , .II , 1 4 lil " l ll 5 l an n K AQ ll 4 l l A U I 'If UT CHRISTUM FERAM V ? Y BLAZGN A mpczlecl czrzfn.-S. Qexler: cmgenl, cz cross pomme llfzreuglfzozll gales loelweezfz lecz13zfeuzQlezZzQs. 5izQi.sleP: czrgezfzl, ez less izfzclezfzlecl sczlole loelweezfz izfz clfziel cz mezfzcl gales, clfzczrgecl willfz llfze ZTZGZQO' gram el Glfzri.-sl ol ilfze lielel, czzfzcl in loczse HQF66 ermizfze 519035 el llfze secencl, all willfzizfz ez loercler ezfzgrezileel el llQe llfzilfcl. Mello: Clif Glqrislum Ferczm 2 TZQCIZ l mezy l9eezP Glfzrisl. ,W ,W ,W ,W I1Ul His E.KAC'I'Nl'II!'.1' THE MOST REVEREND CHRISTOPHER ICDSEPH WELDON, DD Bishop of Springfield President T111 ULCIXL Most Reverend Christopher I. Weldon, D.D. President Reverend lohn R. Rooney, S.T.B., Ph.D. Vice-Prosiflefzt Sister Rose William, BA., M.A. Dean Reverend Thomas B. Pierce, B.A., l.C.B., S.T.L. Religion Reverend George A. Shea, BA., S.T.D., Ph.D Plz ilosoplzy Reverend Roloert l-l. Stattord, BA., S.T.D Plzilosoplzy Sister Rose William, B.A., M.A. Lulin. ,'lUllllIf?IlIllfI't'.S' Sister Helen loseph, B.A., MA., Ph.D lfnglislz Sister Mary Cornelius, BA., MA., Ph.D Frelzrll. Spunislz Sister Teresa Marie, BA, MA. g7llfllllPNIIIflCS.. l'l1ysir's Sister Mary Antonella, BA., MA. llislory Sister Lawrence Marie, B.Mus. lllusiv Sister Regina Dolores, BA. lfnglislz. Spiwvli. Spmzislz Sister Helen Clare, BA., MA. Frvrivli. Spunislz Sister Mary Chrysostoni, BA., MA. hlllllfllfllflll 2 Sister lames Mary, BA. German, fournalisnz Sister Mary Eugene, BA., M.A. English. Lalin. Creek Sister Margaret lames, B.S. Biology Sister Anna Cecilia, BA., MA. Illullwnioiics. Lolirz Sister lohn Martha, B.A., MA. Sociology. History Sister Teresa Daniel, BA., B.S. in LS. Lilnrarian. Child Litvrulure Sister Florence loseph, BA., B.S. in LS Lilzrarimz lames L. Shea, BA., MA. Clzffmislry Mary D. Murphy, B.S. Biology. Clzomislry Charles R. Gadaire, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. Biology Robert I. O'Herron, B.S., MA. Cl: em is! ry Mrs. G. K. Curran, B.S. in Phys. Ed. Physical Eflumlion REV. IQHN R. RGQNEY, PHD Vim'-P1'1'sifl011! H31 REV. THOMAS B. PIERCE, S.T.L Chaplain - Rvligion U41 REV, GEQRGE A. SHEA, PHD Pl11'lusoj:lzy H51 -l.? REV. ROBERT H. STAFFORD, STD Plzilosoplzy H61 IAMES L. SI-IEA, M.A Chemistry H71 CHARLES R. GADAIRE, PhD Bzblugux' H81 ROBERT I. OTIERRQN, M151 Clzfnzistry U91 -N an 'UB MARY D. MURPHY, BS Biology, Clzcnzistry I 20 I MRS. G. K. CURRAN, BS. in Phys. Ed Plzysical lL'IllLC'Clf1bOll i211 Thr y in1'r0duc'f'zZ order and discililitrzffg 35 fem Ilzspirvd Iolite and c01zyfdc1zr'c" Ye, who with Aurora rise, have successfully created here the warmth and happiness so essential to a "home-like" atmosphere. Four years with You have shown us how to incorporate the three- fold duties of prayer, work and play into our daily lives and so make us become better fortified as Tomorrow's Citizens. Un- selfishly and wholeheartedly You rendered time and assistance to all our needs and forever dear to our hearts are Your friendly smiles and words of encouragement. St. Ioseph, the Quiet, must indeed beam on You, his Sisters, for how else could such outward efficiency and inward peacefulness combine and manifest itself with so much splendor? The class of '50 extends its gratefulness to You, whom "Only the Master shall praise." They brightened the gray of our college days and from the start we loved them. Now God has taken Sister Mary Assumpta and Sister Iosepha Mary home with I-lim and be- ing only finite, we feel the pain of loss and deem it lonely here without our Sisters. So may we enfold them within the pages of Our Elmata as we have long since enfolded them in the hallowed portals of our memories. l22l Warenfa "Tl1f'.sf' pearls, H1 wsu gmns, This is to certify that You, the Parents of the class of l95U, having successfully rendered unlimited amounts of love, care and fond devotion to us these four years past, have Worthily merited this diploma of heartfelt gratitude and sincere appreciation. Our commencement day is your day and every Ucum laude" belongs rightfully to you alone. From our earliest days you have given us every advantage and, foreseeing the needs of the future, have equipped us with an education in our cherished Faith. Orchids be your class flower, print dress and tweed topcoat your scho- lastic garb. This page is devoted to your praises as is every page of our lives for we will never cease lauding your kindnesses and thanking God for the greatest blessing of all, Our Parents. ln testimony thereof, this diploma is granted to you by the author- ity of the graduates of '50 with none but the highest awards. i231 Ham' UH'illfIUl'f' l1f'011rg1'z'en fn ue "l also love a quiet place ur pricle aiaol joy? lu years lo come we slfiall recall you aificl reclress you iii loificl memories. Tlfieifi we will see agaiifz your verclaifzl rol9e aria ermiifie lalaifzkel, your fall, gracious lfzalls aificl seclale lillle Glfzapel. Keep lor us ifiow llfze souifzcl ol lauglfiler aifzcl merry voices aificl lfiicle llqe fears iifz your long lolcls ol pearly grass. Ferlfiaps your marlole walls will saleguarcl our cleepesl leeliifigs aificl ree grels uifilil we relurifz some clay aifzcl sie leifzlly lfiear you wlfzisper lnacle our youllfi. Till llfzeifz, iifi your lrusl, we leave our lfiappy SklFZQ'2lSlQ6S al llfie leifzifzis courls, domeslic lfzuslles lo llfze lrellisecl eifzclo- sure aificl meclilalive walks lo llfie grollo. We slfiall izficleecl speal-2 lfziglfily ol your lfiospilalily, aifzol iificlucle you among our iifzlimale lrieifzcls. ,W ,W ,W ,W Thais green, away from all mankind" - J x I ' 7 Q Q l24l 1,3 x f v ' . " 1 vm IQ Tue Campus fav W A1954 , , a-1.1 ff xg, ff I 14 z ,:,. ry' f Y, 'H' . , vi r ...gy , M. x A Q-'rf ---ffm . A Q-bw 225, 2 b' fm Q -'V gg,14q3i?"f'- B alm F fS'r54,, - . ,wif .ig ,mg ,:.,f-1:5352- 1 A 1 fx? :V',VfX X -x Ewiiyzif . :eww ' sf , ,4.'f 'f'1 egffflw' a- f 5 sg' fw., 7 M' - ,535 K W ,jan -.:,,-123-f.',1 l ite 'L 1921-5325 A' ' 3'-fiff ,,'g2?Lg .vf ' gg? Q, 1, ,, yffp 9" 3 gang.,-.NM---4.-......- - - --- wil FA. 2 E . i ri! il Q gh ,- 5 ?" 33? Q. 1 5, if Nl ? QQQZZJ!! .,x,,,,., wg, . , x , fi' f, 7 M5 iff? Qffxs ggi? l SIT if ' I r fi :ii SEV '1'?'1'1,U'T':ijt ,A 5 "'Q.?'? .us 5 :drank , A ,Ng -1 1 -.4 H- i li' - A... ---....,-.,,. . f ' Lwwviay ' -r---....--M , x VN, . ,, M , .. . .,,. wh-ug ww.- Kg. ..nf..,g, -. Big , '-ff-.xx 'f LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING 'IVC 1'0q11Z1'f:f1'11111 l111i11li11f1.Q. z1sf1'u111 111011. 1'11'11 lfhzds r1fyr1f1fl111'.w.Q.' ji1'.v1', flu' llllfllff flmir p1'ac'fiCaI cluiy 111111, flzwz Hlllf Hwy bf' -ljI'!IC'CfbIlI and PIECISIIZAII in doing iff IFIIIFII las! is ifsclf a11uflzff1'fo1'11z of dwg" I27 -ef"'X K6 BEAVEN HALL I Inrf' IIN' Hu' flu' S: Ala ..-4' :Q 'f'hm.., y, ss, flzwm IJITIIIISP Hwy 1'm11f'111In'r days I l'C'Hlf'I1lIll'l' and Imzffll, IIIIIUS I zwlzelfzlwi' and u'fw'p, day.: I l'1'HIC'Il1III'I' and ,full IIN' of my I16'IIl'I.U ST. THOMAS HALL fwisf i281 Ui X X. 3 'X Eg - -., N, 5 xu 5 q XXNHIQ -.J"'.. 1-LL1 41 II ll uuu aug sf X , t 1 i "' Y Y af a I ,, V, , 'M -, "-- . """"'N-r f-ff---A 1751?-211 lfll ww' mafin Ifvllx, u nzwlczzzdmlnzf wry, I 4 Q --7 N af-M +4 in "SEEN OLEARY HALL An' flll'lZf'IZ fo mf rr1'f'r nmfffs, im 1 1 uw um? nzzzlfipftzff' I291 gy Wd' nn-... . 4 I Q F 'WD 'fan-Rza if 'rv fll'f'lflI'1'l1,fl I,n1'fl.fl1f'lfwrluflzyuf Iliff Iznzmw .lull flu' lllllff' ll'1H'l'l' Tlllll fffnljj lIll'l'HI i301 OFFICE OE THE DEAN flziulf on 1'lu'.w"' " IVl1z1f.wn'1'f'l' IllliH.flN rlrv' fwfr' 1 MEZZANINE E321 we 31" .4 1 1 is, if Efvq AUDITQRIUM "Timm 11'f'll-lnlnfwilmmw nf Y'r1ffI1."' E331 :rw is lilff' Hmfr'l'.wf11'11rll'llf1 ffm-f 'rj1'rnf'.w brig HM H llufizzlff nn nmnqzj frn LIBRARY iff, 1 fgnnnnfvf xnmanrn-f"lf"P :Laxu . 4 -.- an DQ -dv- i341 if ,411 lrlkf' Curl auf of l1KIfNl'l",' llllfflfllilj .ljl'l'fIf 1'f'n1r1in.w." MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY BIOLOGY LABORATORY T351 BIOLOGY LECTURE HALL ORGANIC LABORATORY .,,.. - I-. IVlu'rPI1y ilu' fruflz, lmlf-mgmnt get 1TITfjIIfjTlIfZ an open way fo Lovca' INORGANIC LABORATORY CHEMISTRY LECTURE HALL 'J l 5.6 T361 1.,.L.--A H LOUNGE " IVllf'I'f' liffllf mul .wlfrlrfrf rrp: 1l'lzw'f' nmsir J1f'wII.w lfjl'l'jll.ll,lllll1 H'fI1HII'l'illfj ml lI.s'lnllfllf'I'u17ff'. H ,mms ENTRANCE HALL E371 v DOUBLE RGOM mi flwlitfflffffff lm.w1'.w uw H1 Lffv' and Lffz'-f'."' DINING HALL i381 if f' .g 5 2? ef: Y "F1'if'1nl.wl1ip 11f'wfY.w fl f'I'l'fIlilI IIIIIYIHVHSIII of liff H- r'un1O1uu11if.1f uf flmuyylzf, ll I'iI'lIIl'4lj of :rim " ..4,,,al-- "' -0 mimj ,X M ,,w.-.- - , r V ,MAIL 1 RECREATION ROOM CAFETERIA H391 .1 jr: W 'A E 3 I 1? A f ' 9,53 1 . , 1 .1 Aff "Chl the joys that come down shower-like Of Friendship, Love, ond Liberty, Ere I was old!" fd ells, wlfio lfias ifzof lfiearcl flQem, wlfzo af some fime, lfzas ifzof secrefly groaifiecl al flfieir pealiifig foifies or early- morifimg lQarslfmess? Yef, for all flfiis, wlfio laas ifiof lovecl flfzem? Tlfiey plamfiecl oar clays, alloffiifig a cerfaizfz lime for flfie falfillmeifzf of eaclfi aifzcl every fask, flfieifz, leifiowiifzg ifiiglfil fo loe ifzear, llfiey same mczfiecl as fo resl. lclleifiess, flfzeir grealesf eifzemy, was saffocafecl, mirflfz aificl rec- reafioifz lfiacl flfzeir momeififs, aificl work, flfieir frieifzcl, received lfier fall exfeifif. Clllfiis coififriloalecl fo riglfif orcler aificl happy peaceful living. So may we cori- sfracf our fafares-lef as live iifi a worlcl wlfzere llfiere is a lime aificl place for everyflfiiifzg, wlfzere if will rio loifzger loe ifzecessary for elecfric loells fo remmcl as of flfze lfioar loaf wlfzere flfze golcleifi loell of coifiscieifzce, silver loell of love, azfzcl suri- lacleri loell of lfiappiifzess will ever ring lfiarmoifzioasly aificl fill our clays wiflfi peaceful music. Before we leave, lef as lisfeifz czfice more fo flfze izfisfracliozfis of flfie bells? F ,W ,W ,W E ,W H01 CLASS OFFICERS l 946-1 947 President, Mary I-l. Costa Vice-President, Clare A. McDonnell Treasurer, Celine M. Donoghue A I - Secretary, Constance Turner if ' 1947-1948 President, Mary I-l. Costa Vice-President, Clare A. McDonnell Treasurer, Mary I. Connelly Iean E. Miner Secretary, Constance Turner 1948-1949 President, Iean E. Miner Vice-President, Mary C. Connors Treasurer, Margaret F. Shea Secretary, Mary I. C'Malley l949-1959 President, Iean E. Miner Vice-President, Clare A. McDonnell Treasurer, Mary I. Connelly Secretary, Mary I. C'Malley Clare A. McDonnell 16 --r IP - Mary I. Connelly Mary I. O'Malley l 42 l 4 t 4 sf tk. L Wi I - A- PLZ7? AX-,g g MM-, , , 8 , CB-z-irbara J. Qfllbano, BS. "Sinful by lwr, Lifv, and fain' lIf'I'llk1l H10 lzanzl, 411211 lwafl lim' H'lll'l'l' fIl6'l'f".N' Iauglzferf' BABB . . . sparkling personality, endless vitality . . . glamorous . . . savoir faire . . . unrelenting in the search for knowledge . . . the Elms' fashion plate - New York styles . . . bosom buddies - Peg and Barb . . . patented argyle socks and plaid sweaters . . . innumerable repertoire ot songs, 44 verses inclusive . . . practice teaching experience . . . Biology Seminar . . . 'lSay, Barb, I got a problem" . . . "Bice and gravy, gravy and rice" . . . Martha's Vineyard . . . the islanders . . . "Which way'd they go?" . . . dynamo ot the Social Whirl . . . "My black dress" . . . "Sprechen Deutsch?" . . . zealous bridge partner . . . individualistic point ot View . . . high l. Q ..., debonair and polished Sodality, A. C. S. 3, 4, M. I. B. Debating Society 3, 4, NPCCS l 43 l I l A A? X' .1 1.,- i-- A ... . t . flheresa Qfcl. Qflsh, BS. "Eyf'.s' r1r1r1r will: fluf u'i,w1um 1111111110111 " TERRY - generous and gleetul . . . exciting dark eyes . . . broad, endearing smile . . . proud custodian ot the familiar Chevvy . . . "Anybody Want a ride?" . . . the latest in coittures , . . trips to Rocky Neck . . . exponent ot the dance, Irish or Square . . . "I-le's not my date, he's my tatherl" . . . musically speaking, it's Dennis Morgan and lan Pierce . . . chem lab, a specialty . . . endless store ot energy . . . "The Fentons and I' '... stylish to the fingertips . . . hub ot activity in the study hall . . . "But oh how We could har- monize' '... a rosy future in store Sodalityg Advisory Board 4g A. C. S, 3g NFCCS Verdeoro l, 2, 3 l 44 l 3 Grace CD. eflyers, HS. "Of 11115101'sI'c111fli11,ry, .slzimzw pure - Rlljllf'-S f'Iw611'." LOYAL, true and sincere . . . intense blue eyes, intelligent high forehead, infectious laughter, who else, Grace Ayers . . . do-ce-do and away We go . . . swing your partner, promenade - Storrow- ton in the summer . . . the Social Center . . . "Grace, is it A. and P. or First National? ',.. pet peeve - 8:30 classes . . . determined science student . . . "Say, Grace, Whats your major? '... a long standing interest in B. C .... understanding nature and Willing advisor . . . usually reserved . . . 'neath the reserve a Wealth ot Wisdom . . . very proud ot brother lohn . . . a fine personality that insures success . . . a strong claim to happiness Sodality, A. C. S. 3, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS, Verdeoro l, 2, 3 l 45 l il 'lm ,Wir L 3 1 , . 1' C , 2 'ti "Ts f 1 ,, , 'Wt' 1 it ,Q 1,, , A ,. l i 1 A Cbarbara Qfl. Cbastien, BS. "JIn.Qf fylrlfllgf will R110 fvnrla ami glnrlly If'nrn." BARB . . . Lawrence fan, but definitely . . . information bureau about things biological . , . in love with her first graders . . . sincere through and through . . . lucky recipient of many interesting phone calls . . . "See what my mother sent mel' '... adept at the art of reading . . . faithful to favorite radio programs . . . always enthused about her beloved Provincetown . . . lovely to look at in those cherished cashmere sweaters . . . an important part of her life - music, classical and otherwise . . . addicted to afternoon walks . , . favorite evening pastime - dancing . . . sure to waltz to joy and success Sodality, Athletic Association l, 2, 3, Glee Club l, 2, 3, I. R. C. 4, Msgr. Doyle Science Club l, 2 CSD, NFCCS l45l M I f cJVli-lrion E. Clglaclc, A.B. "Conte, rvad to me some pawn, iS'm11f's'i1l1pI1' and ln'urffffIf lay. " ENDEARING charm . . . shining brown hair and a joyous smile . . . a soul that seeks intrinsic qualities . . . "A gentle mind by gentle deeds is known' '... long, tapering fingers Well suited for their rnusical operations on organ or piano . . . a born poetess . . . Tour- rnaline's pride and joy . . . endless searcher for "Peg" . , . once devoted to biology, in particular, cat anatomy . . . organizer of many a horseback expedition . . . rnaestro-directress of the Glee Club . . . "Maybe l can fix you up' '... soft, low voice . . . ever alert and ready for the opportunities ot the future Sodality, A Cappella 4, Elmata, Associate Literary Editor, Elmscript 3, Glee- Club l, 2, 3, 4, Tourmaline, Co-Editor, NFCCS l47l ,K-' in eanne F. CBN-iult, A.B. "Gnlrlwn and zrlfiff' and piurv, In flu' fair, fill'-Sllillfllfl ylmr Of wfwrnul and lmly Iifflzf " A SUPERLATIVE member of '50 . . . constant exterior composure that mirrors interior peace . . . book reviewer par excellence . . . avid reader, profound thinker . . . startling memory for details . . . contributor ot delicate lacings of poetry to Tourmaline . . . untiring coiner of pithy epithets . . , one of Cathedrals staunchest sup- porters , , , "ln the know" about things historical . . . favorite tramping grounds - New lersey and Canada . . . logical, orderly mind commanding notice and admiration . . . absolutely lovable . . . gentle in thought and deed . . . journalist of renown . . . bearer of light to O. L. E. and the world Sodality, Elmscript 2, l. R. C. 3, 4, NFCCSg Tourmaline 2, Delta Epsilon Sigma l 43 l Eleanor' OM. Cldurns, PLE. "1'Ulll' lljljllll-If qlj1JC1I'.H', zrhiclz lift-wpf'ff1I.w1ifZ nprzirl In pI'Ollli.S'C mqziisifw, mzfnlfl, unf'url." HBURNSIE' '... guiet, unassuming, indispensable . . . eyes of depth and understanding . . . cohort and member oi the HTerrible Three" in the senior annex . . . cherries on a birthday cake . . . enthusi- astically accommodating . . . always headed toward the laundry . . . a math major of no mean ability . . . an aspiring singingQ?l teacher . . . quite often the power behind the scene . . . lover of the "little way' '... undying admiration tor Daniel Boone . . . "Oh, I'm so tired' '... contagiously calm . . . 'Close those Windows" . . . serious, yet ever ready to laugh . . . an unusual combination oi all that is desirable Sodality, Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, l. R. C. 3, 4, NFCCS l 49 l i Cbarhara QJVl. Carlisle, A.B. 'HI lfmif' is llI'l' HlI'l'l'.Il 11111-gli." PERPETUAL effervescence . . . a manner sincere and fathomless in friendliness blue eyes that twinkle through any situation willing and able impersonator, "Ye Olde England" . . . peppy Elmata Chairman . . . miniature knitted sweater of freshman year . . . devoted to English Lit. and History . . . an occasional after- lights hostess . . . "When my sister and I were little" . . . a votary to the field of teaching . . . undaunted athletic club member . . . long remembered for her dancing ability and excellent choice of clothing . . . a sweet tooth for 'ldevil-dogs" . . . under an ocean of mirth, a firm anchor of loyalty SodMHy'AHneucClub L Z 3,4gEhmMa DanmeCManmangl R.C.2,1 Q NFCCS I 50 l 'Sl ...ff X, ,Q fy ., A, . . in W F t' l y Violette L. Cartier, A.B. "For Hu' lwarf Illllffllflllfllllfjjj For 1710 mimi. good .Qe11.w'." TALENTED and efficient is 'lVi' '... Madame la Presidente du Cercle Francais . . . Glee Club keeper of the funds . . . hard Work, characteristic, Whatever the occasion . . . neat hairdo and smiling blue eyes . . . "lf l'm not in the study hall, try the corner table in the library" . . . second of the three Cartiers to call O. L. E. Alma Mater . . . catching the bus with Mary . . . sparkling personality ever eager to form new friendships . . . ardent and conscientious student . . , proficiency plus in her beloved French and Spanish . . . an inspiration to all she meets Sodalityg Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4 CTD, Le Cercle Francais 2, 3 CVPJ, 4 CPD, NFCCS l 51 l ,ll S7 vm ig, . n.,r-tc A E., 4 Qlflary CP. Casavan, A.B. "If of lim' 1'ii'fmf.wym1 vrarlv f1l1',w1Ifll'P, Thru for Iwi' faults ynzfll fall in Inn' :rifle law." PETITE MARIPAT . . . contagious giggle . . . the light of her bright life - Sonny . . . moods in tune with the Weather . . . her Wardrobe replete and tout :Ei la mode . . . her cozy room ideal for a gay chat or quiet study . . , a favorite pal ot Morpheus . . . equestrienne of note . . . always sporting one ot her many stylish hats . . . second home - Great Barrington . . . enthusiasm for dancing . . . source of the sweet music floating through the halls of O. L. E .... radio constantly tuned in . . . how could We have done Without herl Sodalityg Athletic Association l, 2, 3, 45 Elmscript 3g Glee Club l, 2, 35 NFCCSQ Tourmaline 3 i52l 5 A I . A j' 49 ,z . 2, ' e2Vlary J. Connelly, BS. "Ifym1 mn fill ilu' 1111j'm'.r1z'z'z'11-11 Hllllllff' ll'1'flz .N'l.l'f-If.H'f'1'rHlrf.S' 11'm'1'l1 of fli.w1'f111r'w run " CHEIVIIST to the core . . . lamous for her innocent guestion, "ls that the bell, already? '... unyielding loyalty to Our Lady's Com- mittee . . . ardent pursuer of current events, "Where's the Tran- script?' '... math Wizard and interpreter of philosophical syllo- gisms . . . a willing decorator Whose 'Blue Room" We enjoyed immensely . . . publicity expert . . . sought alter pianist, "Begin the Begine' '... a graceful athlete . . . our etticient class budgeter . . . composer ot "Green Freshmen' '... chief executive ot the A. C. S .... a remembered request, "Connell, Wake me for Mass" . . . a countenance that could bear no other name than HMary" Sodality, Class Treasurer 2, 4, A Cappella l, 2, 3, 4, A. C. S. 3 CSD. 4 CPD, Elmscript 2, 3, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS, Delta Epsilon Sigma i53l ll f A . C, . L? - 31? L-. "Aff CJVIHTY C. Connors, A.B. "Suri: 1H'fll'l from T,if'v'.wffw.wI1 rmzrn lnflffll l1'n1llflI.wllrll1'f' ml' flu1l'll.', MARY . . . delightfully dignified . . . shiny auburn hair . . . deep laughing eyes . . . ability, sincerity, geniality . . . 'lGee, kids, I'm starved' '... laboring leader for i'Operations Little Vittles" . . . striking in appearance , . . poised to perfection . . . a philosopher of distinction . . . jet-propelled speech . . . orchids to a most efficient Father-Daughter Banquet chairman . . . affiliation at H. C. . . . an erudite French scholar . . . firm in her convictions . . an enviable disposition . . . staunch upholder of the upansies' ',.. constant source of rnerrirnent in the day-hop domain . . . effervescing with enthusiasm . . . guiding light of the campus social functions . . . model for all Elmites Sodality, Class Vice President 3, Glee Club l, 3, 4, l. R. C. 3, 4, NFCCS f 54 l QQ V Qiviafy H. cfm, Bs. "Ol: zrlm will zmllf a milf' zrillzi nm Along llfcfw nwrry ll'lI.lj.9H CUB "MARE" . . . tireless Editor-in-Chief of Elmata . . . "have you ever heard of the Cliff Walk?' '... inexhaustible supply of side remarks . . . staunch support of any committee . . . vivid memories of freshman year and a dog's night in . . . Emperor of the Colle- gium in the reign of the toga . . . that auizzical raise of the eyebrow . . . Dick Tracy of the Senior Dorm . . . 'Seventh Heaven - l-lalo-o" . . . ready Wit paralleled by deep thought . . . dauntless pilot of our first two years . . . filling an irreplaceable niche in '5U's four- year history Sodality, Advisory Board 3, Class President l, 2, A Cappella l, 2, 3, 4, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, Elmata, Editor-in-Chief, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l55l R1 Evelyn Crevier, B. S. " ll'lu'n r'urnr.wl fllflul' l11'i11.ff.w 'lfllll funn' mul glory ,fini all rrfrlll 'N lllflllliqf minus upon you snliff'." HEVY' '... flawless radiant complexion . . . energetic, ambitious approach . . . an avid scientist . . . lunior Proms clever program chairman . . , an athletic enthusiast . . . "What about those Friday night movies? '... French linguist and scholar . . . subtle, dry Wit . . . patrioticf?D interest in the navy . . . defender of all things Chicopee . . . sparkle of mirth and mischief in the study hall . , . dedicated to the delicate test tube . . . "queen of the mumps" junior year . . . top-notch in the ping-pong play-offs . . . a com- posite of common sense and humor . . . a real friend Sodality, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l 55 l iw V 4 , Vg?-?'Q 5 if .. 45 ,gf " i ' ' f. A-'IM 7 ,d fltij-if if , T5 Q. ir wfqalh 1, V 5 1 , ' Q4 '.gQ,.faf , W ' ,, tri.-,nz :WN 3, 9 ,. J Elaine cfl. Clbavis, BS. "A quirk n',wpn11.wi1'v11ruw in zmrfl and rlr'f'f1" ELAINE ot the "liturgical" nickname . . . dark wavy hair . . . for- midable basketball guard . . . initiation memories - "I-las anyone seen MacGregor?' '... horseback riding and hamburg specials . . . "Are you going downtown at 43307 '... veteran alto of the musical clubs . . . hard-fought bridge contests, A. Bfs versus B. Sfs . . . "Spring Lake, here we comel' ',.. energetic biologist with future hopes in X-ray . . . member of the 10:30 cat crowd . . . to be found wherever you see Peg . . . summer plans for "down Mejico way' '... success, the reward ot such endeavor Sodality, Advisory Board 4, A Cappella 3, 4, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 41 NFCCS l57l , ll I ' QlVla1f'y Jean CD2-ivis, A.B. "A Subtle gram, of heart am? n1i11zl" MARY IE!-KN, of the graceful Walk . . . expressive eyebrows . . . blonde strands . . . an eye for perfect dress . . . Lee and Worcester, meeting in Room 4 . . . beautiful silver bracelets . . . sweater and sox knitter par excellence . . . coat collar turned up . . . individual ideas . . . a heart belonging to "The City" -New York . . . co- ,inhabitant of the fabulous "middle room", sophomore year . . . dependable and capable chairman . . . hospitable hostess, at home or in the "corner room," this year . . . mad about dogs . . I. delightful sense of humor underlying smooth savoir-faire Sodality, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, NFCCS l 58 l if if 5 se me " -., ..- l'i'23i l - if L. H.-- -,,,,- ,..... ,......-.. .,,,., i Jacqueline Qfl. CDent, A.B. "il comradf' bliflw and full of glee" HIACKIEH of the infectious laugh and ready wit . . . short brown curls . . . charming and energetic chairman of our ever-remem- bered Iunior Prom . . . third member of the annex . . . first lady of I. R. C .... unrelenting defender of Holyoke and its own Moun- tain Park . . . determined but unappreciated initiation to tennis . . . capable seamstress and designer of something new . . . "Ch this -l made itl' '... avid baseball fang her motto- HA Red Sox pennant in 'SO' '... ever a willing worker . . . sparkling personality to lighten many a cloudy moment . . . brightening the day by just being herself Sodality, Advisory Board 3g Iunior Prom Chairman 3g A Cappella 45 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: l. R. C. 3 CVPD, 4 CPD: NFCCS l59l 'Q 'IPS Gertrude P. CDonovan, BS. "tif unlrywl musir. llf'flI'f'I1I.lj fllilIfl.N'- I Vfllltlfllf flu'.w11.fl.11111llrfflrf' if :rin-q.Q.', Sl-IES Irish and she's lovable . . . our Gert . . . no bigger than a minute, but possessing a wealth ot personality . . . a roguish grin . . . capable president of the Science Club . . . perennial Magus in the Christmas pageant . . . expert with a pair ot scissors and a head ot hair . . . always anticipating mail from Winooski . . . "Has anybody a good magazine? '... sparkplug of the senior dorm . . . vivacious cheer leader . . . school spirit personified . . . an admirable interest in philosophy . . . recognized author of many class songs . . . exciting week-ends in North Adams . . . a smile for all the While Sodalityg Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Msgr. Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3 CVPJ, 4 CPL NFCCS l 60 l v' Grace QIVI. CDonoven, A.B. "i1Iyl1varf zrnulfi In fl cwizsfrlizf pr11yf'r." DEF EN DER ot all that is the "Big City' ',.. laney plus Grace equals Room 3 and tun . . . unlimited supply of interesting tales . . . Grace, ever-eager, ever-helpful . . . dark eyes reflecting inner spirituality . . . striking resemblance to her mother . . . day-dream- ing on the fire escape, junior year . . . "Do you have the time, Grace?" . . . activities in the Athletic Club, extensive interests covering many fields . . . "my sister, Rosemary' '... Welcome addition to '50 in our sophomore year . . . loyal and staunch, with a true Elms' spirit Sodalityg Athletic Club 2, 3, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, l. R. C. 4, NFCCS l 51 I .. ff ff' if ,, R , is 4 W Y E f 1 MEM, lg ,J Eleanor CR. CDooley, A.B. "In ll'l1US'P.N'1Ifl'ff, l'IH'IIIlIlffl?lljIUPIL, lVi.Q-110111 and Inn' fUIlfI'fllI'l' mrfff' HDOOL' '... sweet, lovely and ladylike . . . her favorite subject? Why, French, of coursel . . . half of an inseparable pair . . . "Oh, kidsl' '... radiant amiability . . . in their turn -thoughtful silence and playful mischief . . . her trademarks-gentleness, charity, cooperation . . . spiritual depth and beauty . . . fond of Saturday afternoon bike hikes . . . assiduous and competent editor of 'lLes Chuchotements' '... still relating anecdotes about that memor- able summer at Laval . . . hostess at many gay 9:15 parties . . . by her consistent living of her ideals, assured of a future rich in interior peace and happiness Sodality, Advisory Board 4, Chucliotements, Editor 3, 4, l.e Cercle Francais l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS, Verdeoro 4 l52l fa l CROSQ1 QlVl. Fernandez, BS. K A ' ' .l zrurlrf nj f1I11ri11w,w.wf1ll.w Hn' 1111.11 .tml jny lII'IH'lllfHl.N' ll Imliflzlfjf' EBONY hair, flashing eyes . . . our Rosie . . . singular Spanish beauty . . . perpetrator of hilarious Hafter-lights" escapades . . . a perpetual sn'1ile...co1nplete repertoire of American slang, UI-low you say' '... an inexhaustible supply of tales of Puerto Rico with suitable gestures . . . perpetually conversing in Spanish, espe- cially from one end of the hall to the other . . . a friend in need With a heart of gold . . . possessor of a potential date in every college . . , our door to habits and customs of a different and colorful people Sodalityg A. C. S. 3, 4g Athletic Club l, 2, 3, flg NFCCS I 63 l cNancy Qfl. Footit, A.B. " IVIH1 ff'llNl'll-ll. lllll-flfllllff, lllllllllj Vlljfhv, -lull I'lllIl'Iklj llllll' IIIHI .vfflrzlxzf !'IlllflllIl'lII1f' " NAN . . . cunnin '... madC?l about Shakespeare . . . smiling noon- time hostess at the cat . . . in joy and happiness abounding . . . Whimsical musings . . . Warm nature, displayed by her love for children . . . peaches and cream complexion . . . Wide, credulous eyes . . . "Mare and I' '... appreciative . . . casual . . . prominent Elms' socialite . . . Spanish - her long suit . . . sportive and viva- cious . . . beauty, a heritage . . . genuine, loyal . . . summer with Marietta and Ioan . . . avid appetite . . . deep rich voice . . . happi- ness, the result ot a generous heart Sodalityg Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, La Corte Castellano l, 2, 3, 45 NFCCS l 64 l If sf QlVl. ane Frawley, A.B. "Oh never say flzaz' I was false of lzea1't." "IEANIEAN" . . . independent and self-reliant . , . dry humor guaranteed to lighten the heaviest heart . . . ardent musician whose heart beats with Betsy's . . . short in stature, tall in intelli- gence and common sense . . , "A pun is the lowest form of humor" . . . snake charmer extraordinary of our Soph show . . . deep interest in social work and its problems . . . once a day student, now a boarder, and affectionately claimed by both . . . plaintive cry- "lf I cut my hair again it won't show under my cap" . . . an unfailing aptitude to fathom the most difficult problem Sodalityg A Cappella 45 Glee Club 3, 4g M. I. B. Debating Society 2, 3, 45 NFCCS l65l CDoris QJVI. Giblin, BS. "Ihr .SlIC'l1f'1' fllllf n11f.w11'1w'fv11.s Sp00c'l1 " 'CIBBY' '... diminutive in stature . . . never without that merry twinkle in her blue eyes . . . ever ready to break into a lovable smile . . . a real scholar . . . integral part of study-hall chatter and gaiety . . . naturally logical . . . her specialties-science and math . . . "Charlie My Boy' '... regular noon cat ian . . . anxious about the financial status of A. C. S .... her dignity, courtesy and helpfulness-the marks of a true lady . . . astounding in her ability to ask searching questions in class . . . a cherished friend, an admired Elmite Sodalityg A. C. S. 3, 4 CTJQ I. R. C. 3g NFCCS H361 Qfllice Qfl. Holds, AHB. 'L-lufl ci 3111510 that is-.w11'1ff'1' will .Surely fiml A Slllflff Hia! is j11s'1' as .Q11'Pvf.', AN essential half of that renowned Monson pair . . . sprite-like grin . . . a "wouldn't you like to know" glimmer in telltale eyes . . . that irrepressible soprano giggle . . . vain but determined efforts to lower her voice "two notes' '... quiet? not guitel . . . her cube the camping ground for "rare" powwows with l-lelen and Sleepy . . . "I must return to my cubicle' '... loewailing the loss of "Click", the hidden secret in her life . . . an apt student, undeniably per- sistent . . . ul-ley, Al, what's the French assignment? '... books made for charm used effectively . . . a life made for happiness Sodalityg Le Cercle Francais l, 2, 3, 4g NFCCS l 57 l VJ' X X L, -91 l C ane H. Hughes, A.B. "For luv' fQ1fwlifl.w ri,wi11'ff nnrl ffllllll-ff Spfirzlf 011111111011 ll'0l'fI-Q. zriflf I1 lzlzzslzlftzl air." HIANIE' '... a mischievous countenance . . . intriguingly long eye-lashes . . . an infectious laugh . . . clarion of joy . . . Spanish class of sixty . . . the i'Denver Pioneer' '... midnight furniture mover . . . unrivalled nonchalance . . . radiating a glow of Warmth and kindness . . . an undiminished supply ot wit . . . "Oh how I hate to get up in the morning' '... those plaid rimmed glasses , . . placid disposition . . . sincere and staunch in her convictions . . . "Time for one more game? '... promoter of the racquet Ctennisl . . . "peeping snow Tom' '... Christmas caroler ot note . . . genial all-round companion and classmate Sodality, Crlee Clulo l, 2, 4, La Corte Castellana l, 2, 3, 4, I. R. C. 3, 45 NFCCS l 68 l Ji, i 1... . ni. QMHTQHPQY QJVI. Jasper, A.B. "Lost 111 flzrzfquiwfc'0.9fu.Qy.fl1z'lf0C110.sfsfiI1, Of 1111121151 bark Hn' .Qprifzyffiinw at my H1l'llfI'C6' will " OUR PEG . . . a gem of a gal . . . proudly afflicted with that inde- scribable Worcester accent . . . smiling eyes . . . often in the caf for a coke, in the smoker for a smoke . . . Eli's ever-faithful shadow and guardian angel . . . 'll-le's lust My Bill' '... her nonchalance a veritable calm in the storms of college life . . . "Identify yourself please" . . . in the mood for a cup of coffee any old time . . . indis- pensable second in concerts with B. C .... smart sportswear her favorite , . . unusually cheerful so early in the morning . . . success a sure thing for Peg Sodalityg Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4g I. R. C. 3, 4g NFCCS l 69 l -. , , -. V - , ,, , ,.., ,.. V....,...... . .J ,, Virginia CR. Jetta-3, BS. 'K-'fl'l'Il.S'N flu' bluff 1'f'nmfw11i'.ss Jriffs and clilzys Tiff' ll'lll1lllJl'fIItll 1l'1lfff'll6'b'S of zz single Cloud." GINNY . . . our blonde brown-eyed lass . . , magnetic personality . . . gentle, yet self-assured . . , never to be rushed or ruffled . . . a strong advocate of cast-iron lab equipment . . . the perfect science student . . . determined and undaunted . . . considerate and sincere . . . always a minute to stop at the drinking fountain . . . with an eye to acquiring the title Hdoctor' '... talented along dramatic and musical lines . . . a native of Rhode Island, and proud of it . . . a lover of books, and of people . . . a friend of the past and of the future Sodality, A Cappella 1, 2, 3, 4, A. C, S. 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4 l 70 l Carol J. Knight, BS. "A face smiles u'i1'lz, a grace No words can paint." 4 GUIDING light of the Sodality . . . burnished blonde, wistful-eyed Carol . . . delicate Wholesomeness . . . Winsome smile . . . "The summer was great" . . . favorite food, raw carrots . . . Athletic Club pro . . . energetic alto . . . "The Cape, mud, sand dunes and beach parties" . . . private tan club for Billy Eckstein . . . biology, her love . . . tennis devotee . . . Springfield College rooter . . . brother Tom, her favorite football star . . . "Mary, Ev and l" . . . chic knitted sweaters . . . ever thoughtful, ever lovely . . . teach- ing, a future . . . demure in white organdy . . . Sunday night listener to Sam Spade . . . on skis-terrific . . . crowned May Queen . . . success to crown lite Sodality l, 2 CSD, 4 CVPJ, 4 CPD, Athletic Association 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l71l l vl .Rf 'A Q JJ , f a ,,Q i 1 0 G if It ,if 3' Mini' ' 1' ' "" Q Qfflargaret Q!4l. Lively, BS. 'Ll mzfurr' fluff is r'1'rw1fwrl in zrlmf if .S-11y,v" MPEG", reserved and quiet . . . deep thought mirrored in expres- sive eyes . . . glossy dark hair . . . lonnie's room-mate . . . "But l really don't play bridge welll' '... extra-curricular activities in basketball and swimming . . . ardent interest in science, espe- cially the tascinations ot biology . . . piguant horn-rimmed glasses . . . "lane, may I borrow your iron?' '... vivid descriptions ot the "bridge of flowers' '... earnest appreciation ot classical music . . . summer work in the Shelburne Falls National . . . support ot all oi O. L. Efs activities . . . ready help in anything . . . "our best to you, -- may your dreams come true" Sodalityg A, C. S. 4g Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 11g Elrnscript 2, 35 Msgr. Doyle Science Club 3g NFCCS l 72 l QP' f f .. 5? ft, at ,Q if M32 cfflarie Qfl. CJVIQ-igner, A.B. " l'1's-pw'-Iikf' fam: jfs' .9'IlCIdUIl'.Q bright Ufifla IllCCllIlIlflS of .Qm11w.Qfm'wfI Iiglzf " HSLEEPY' '... perpetual, contagious grin . . . cameo countenance . . . refreshing, springtime look . . , advocate of restful living . . . easy-going, good nature . . . equal to any and all tasks . . . dry Wit - ah yesl . . . ever unruffled . . . 'iWe'll have eight hours rest for the repose of my bodyl' '... prominent in activities of the famous 5:30 club . . . piercing scream in the night . . . "I-li there!" . . . her industry exemplified in energetic undertaking of a double minor . , . Marie, Helen, Alice - a friendly, loyal trio . . . outstand- ing in our most pleasant memories of the Elms Sodality, l. R. C. 3, 4g NFCCS l73 l "M-...a N u Qlflarguerite CWI. Qfflanning, BS. "A Iilf 0fIfI'?lg1IfP7'7'Zl7l.Q' To lairlp at devpcr waht." PEG . . . mischievous dimples, dancing Irish eyes . . . lilting laughter . . . inquisitive mind . . . mad about the Cape . . . insep- arable companion ot Barb . . . "You're harder to find than Harry Truman" . . . anticipated jaunts to Boston . , . "How about a game of ping-pong?" . . . East Longmeadow's pride and joy . . . "Sing another song, Peg' '... long lab hours Well spent . . . always ready with an encouraging word . . . independent viewpoints, Well de- fended . . . ready with a Fred Allen ad lib . . . life of the party . . . the H. C.-B. C. game . . . completely unseltish . . . Wit, the spice of success Sodalityg AC. S. 3, 45 NFCCS l 74 l Clare Qfl. e3VlcCDonnell, A.B. "Who has li"llOll'H laughter and H10 touch of tears, Serczzc, zvirflz lzunzor Izlrlfirrzg in her eyes " "Cl-lLOE" . . . of the mirthful spirit and the understanding heart . . . gifted co-captain of the class . . , firm, capable debater . . . subtly hilarious . . . unique interpretation of HBody and Soul" , , , "Clare, make a face" . . . main attraction of junior year, the Elm- script . . . l'My summer at the Cape" . . . gala party after the Elmata , . , the I-luckle-Buck . . . "St Louis Woman" . . . Neddy and Mary Ellen . . . "This is Bones rattling" . . . leader of many a history discussion . . . "Standing at my window yesterday morn- in' " . . . true sense of values - material and spiritual . . . destina- tion of unsigned notes in the study hall . . . earnest teacher . . . alert intellect . . . respected, admired, loved Sodalityg Class Vice President l, 2, 4, Elmscript, Editor 3, M. I. B. Debating Society l, 2, 3 CTD, 4 CTD, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l75l Qflnn T. QJXXICCNQMQQ, A.B. "LMP ri 3'll'l'Cf p711'a.Qw in .wily that Is 11011 owl mul !'I'llflf'll flfffllll " "MAC" . . . stately charm belied by beguiling naivete . . . an impish grin, harbinger ot that impulsive "Hi-yal' '... target ot many a harmless prank . . . phone calls and special deliveries galore. . ."Do you trade at the New England Church Supply?" . .. accumulations unlimited ot nail polish and shoes . . . a "minia- ture," the source ot many an "oh" and "ah" . . . tinkling silver bracelets silencing the dorm . . . sophomore experiments with the cure-all electric light bulb . . , her approach to philosophy - quizzical . . . to music- delightful . . . her future-a song, a laugh, a joy torever Sodality, A Cappella l, 2, 3, 4, Elmscript 3, Glee Club l, 2 CSD, 3 CVPD, 4 CPD, I. R. C. 3, 4, NFCCS, Tourmaline 3 l76l , ,,, ,, ,r , he ,, E , een E. eJVliner', BS. "She Shall be .s'p01'fi1'ff ns' H16 fazrnf' CALL her Hlonnie' '... impeccable Madam President of Iunior and Senior years . . . blessed with an ability to look "sharp" . . . in leisure moments, books, knitting and a bridge game . . . a scholar of note, especially in biology . . . questionable agility on skis . . . one of the famous "three" of the basketball court . . . also remembered for her rendition of Chopin's 'Tantasie lmpromptu" . . . glad bearer of our class rings . . . partial to toll house cookies and get-togethers apres ten . . . resemblance to Bette Davis . . . facility with the difficult . . . but most of all, a sheltered niche in our hearts Sodality, Class President 3, 4, A Cappella 4, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, Elmata Staff, ex-officio, Elrnscript l, 2, 3, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, Le Cercle Francais l, 2 CSD: Nl-'CCS l77l f 5? A Qlflary Louise elfluller, 13.5. " lVifl1 7'IIfllJS'IllIfI'N nf 1N'l'f'l'I'f u'rn'rls, R7IIl'fI by l'I'flH'HlH.lj lriss nf' l'll.ljIlI!'.Q " "LULU" . . . those brown eyes with the twinkle in them . . . dimples - definitelyl . . . residence indefinite - laugh-evoking memories of junior philosophy . . . our modern Shakespeare . , . "Hey, kids, Wait for mel' '... dubious delight in tobogganing as a pastime . . . nominee for "Hard Luck Hannah" of the century . . . "What could be in the laundry case?' '... one of the four X's . . . an aesthetic sense . . . lover of all things literary . . . her pen, an outlet for poetry . . . deep-rooted regard for friendship and its implications . . . embarked on a calm sea to a golden future Sodality, A. C. S. 3, 4, Elniata, Associate Literary Editor, Elmscript 2, 3, NFCCSg Press Agent 3, Tourmaline 3, Verdeoro l, 2, 3 CVPJ, 4 CTD l78l a if ig M Li A Qfflary H. Qfflurray, A.B. " To lwarf' I1 namw f'nrf1lfn'im1.Q flfffds .-llzrl ll'Ul'li'S uf lnlw: J' MARY . . . sparkling, vivacious, sincere . . . untiring in her efforts, unbending in her aims. . . "What is N.F,C.C.S.?" . . ,a contagious laugh which floats about at all hours . . . meticulous in dress . . . president and pride of M. I. B .... fondC?D of Wearing boots , . . an absorbing fascination for history . . . expert at packing and un- packing suitcases , . . "simply mad about brownies' '... regional recording secretary and monodigit typist . . . permeated with forensic ability for our Alma Mater . . . strength of character and depth of soul . . . admired and loved by all who know her Sodality, Elmscript 3, M. l. B. Debating Society l, 2 CSD, 3 CVPJ, 4 CPD, NFCCS, Iunior delegate, Senior delegate, Regional Recording Secretary, Verdeoro 4g Delta Epsilon Sigma l79l if it . x y , Sf 1 2 mt? QJVIHPY cyflnne QNolan, A.B. "One glance most kind That fell like sunshine zvlzere If zrmzfl' HMARIANNE' ',.. our "little mother" . . . as Irish as - - - . . . a ready smile for all . . . professed love for languages . . . the utterer of that foolish question, 'lWould anyone like a piece of pie?" . . . the obliging object of many a practical joke . . . perpetual jaunts to Palmer . . . "You look just like someone at homel" . . . decided preference for twins . . . any resemblance to a canary? . . . unique recipes for a sure cure - mental or otherwise . . . Whatever the difficulty, eager assistance . . . "Sing, 'My Hero' Mariannel" . . . one of our littlest teachers . . . a future as cheery as herself Sodality, Glee Club l, 4, La Corte Castellana 3, Le Cercle Francais 1, 2, 3, 45 NFCCS l8Ul OMHTY Helen ellugent, A.B. "Tim will fnfUllU1l', or Hu' arf to lead " TALL and graceful . - . expressive eyes . . . our Mary Helen . . modele jolie et elegante . . . ardent devotee of French culture . . . successful business manager of M, I. B .,.. memories of that Won- derful summer at Laval with "Dool" . . . sing "Nikola" again . . . ever ready to lend a helping hand . . . another of those seniors, so clever with a needle . . . firm believer in the 4:30 walk . . . "bunny" of the sophomore dorm . . . proud of Milford, St. Mary's and brother F ran at Providence College . . . those fabulous rou- tines With Punkin '... aspirant to European study , . . her future a shining goal Sodality, Glee Club l, 2, 3, M. I. B. Debating Society 3, 4, NFCCS, Vercleoro l, 4 l81 l , y, . ' A M 2 .1 , is, , , Q fi rl ' it A H ' , 5 i ' .... si-diss. Gertrude efl. Qlconnell, B. S. "Sim I1Iw.w,Qr'.s' rm zriflz .s-urpri.w." HGERT' '... little lady ot the lively blue eyes . . . short of stature, long on perseverance . . . descriptive adjectives, efficient and systematic . . . amazing knowledge of physics . . . unique pair of 'lphilosophicn glasses . . . auntie, proudly displaying nephews latest picture . . . family interest at the U. of M .... suits tres chic, designed by mother . . . "Terry, Grace and I' '...' 'hepped up" interest in that after-school job . . . "l've gained a poundl" . . . mad dash for the "I-lamp" 5:30 . . . chem labs one big "puzzle" Well-deciphered . . . her tomorrow a reflection of her blessed today Sodalityg A, C. S. 3, 4g I. R. C, 3, NFCCS l 821 1 7 , Qfflary Cicywlalley, A.B. "HM fam' is zvlzifw and frlir. In luv' Oyvs 0 u'r1rm rirvruzz firms." MARY . . . petite in size, pretty in appearance, precise in manner . . . accomplished first lady of the Spanish Club . . . scribe of class activities . . . "Mary, my hat doesn't fit' '... marshmallow and peanut butter sandwiches . . . connoisseur of fine Latin . . . football games in Boston . . . B. U. and Bill . . . a quick, dry wit, with an eye to the serious . . . "l'd love a pizza right now' '... a deb at every Elms social . . . frequent trips to Clinton . . . "Could you Write a poem about it?" . . . Marilyn and Maureen . . . Mondays at the beach . . . Hampton for the holidays . . . delightful company . . . the sum of quietness, loveliness and laughter Sodality, Class Secretary 3, 4, Athletic Association 4, La Corte Castellana l, 2 CSD, 3 CVPJ, 4 CPD, NFCCS l83l Nm? CRosalia CD. Cpolanco, HS. "ANZ rourzd lim' Ivarppy f0of.Qz'Pp.Q blow The Clllfllftllfll' airs nfPr11'r1f1is1'." ONE-THIRD oi the laughing Latin trio . . . glistening eyes of jet velvet - with hair to match . . . a colorful tlower from the lsle ot Enchantment . . . a gay sprite . . . source ot many an initiation into delectable Spanish coffee, cookies and guava paste . . . enthusiastic patron oi the Pan American . . . always in a scurry . . . a star in biology class . . . "l-low clo you start this chemistry problem? '... one of the tortunates whose mail card is always out . . . essential to the success and happiness ot '50 Soclalityg A. C, S. 3, 45 Athletic Association 4g NFCCS l 84 l ,KNNY Judith clVl. Cporrata, BS. "In Yon' and light hw' IIlf'IIllIlPS' v.rpir0." IUDY , . , our dainty Spanish songstress . . . "ln Puerto Rico, We" . . . possessor ot an extensive and enviable collection of knick- knacks . . . capable music chairman for our unforgettable Winter Wonderland . . , "Vamos a la cafeteria' ',.. a chic little lady . . . shiny black curls . . . her clothes custom made by a precious private seamstress - mother . . . "Granada' '... high aspirations - Iudith Porrata, MD .... adding a bit of spice and something very nice to '50 . . , destined to sing her way always through the clouds ot the future to find the blue skies beyond Sodality, A Cappella 2, 3, 4, A. C. S. 3, 4, Athletic Association l, 2, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l85l Frances clVl. Cposco, A.B. "How CHHSI' flmu Ioulf so stern, lVlziIf'jnt11 uulimifwrl almuizzls 1z'i!l1in" "lT'S not economical", wise words from "Franny" . . . petite English major . . . talented musician, partial to organ music . . . "Vonnie's" room-mate in freshman year . . . regular Saturday afternoon cleaning sprees . . . rnotherly devotion to "Angela" . . . inexhaustible patience . . . easily converted into a busy chairman, "Report at ten o'clock, pleasel' '... those occasional dinners with "Uncle Priest" . . . l'Deep calleth unto deep' '... small package of womanly charm and dignity . . . soft, velvety voice . . . madonna- like features . . . possessor of the true Christian spirit of kindness and generosity Sodality, A Cappella l, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, Le Cercle Francais 2, 3, 45 NFCCS f86l . , N 8- v 61 .2 vs' oan C. CRoy, BS. "By fb? zforlf nw l.'1mu'.Q flu- 11'o1'lf111f11z." UNDOUBTEDLY, an artist in every sense of the Word . . . unfor- gettable, "Winter Wonderland", gaily streamered, "May Pole" . . . filled-to-the-brim, pink cornucopia . . . Willing contributor of time and talent . . , laughing, brown eyes and a joke or two with "Marietta"...determined anatomy student. . .'lDon't hurt my cat" . . . from sophomore memoirs, "This is Our l-lour for Love" . . . the latest in suits, shoes and hair styles . . . "Roi means king" . . . eye- catching posters for the Campus Communique . . . an inner happi- ness derived trorn her unseltish assistance to others Sodality, A. C. S, 3, 4, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l 87 l 3 Ps" 4 Qflnn C. Scannell, BS. HHM' H'a,i.s'f f'.1'c'1'1'17i11g .s'mfIU The fans' did fit Iwi' slim." THAT "Home Town" spirit . . . flare for chemistry and organic lab . . . "Let's do it mathematically' '... model of poise and envied possessor of the swift, light footstep . . . calm under the most trying circumstances . . . Oh, those incidents in practice teaching! . . . at 10:30, the cat for milk and an anxious glance at the "Daily Gazette' '... long recognized authority on bridge . . . blond hair, becoming at any length . . . in junior year, a struggle with a bat . . . senior member of the advisory board . . . veteran committee member Whose innocent joviality helped make our construction x'jobs" a joy Sodality, Advisory Board 4, A. C. S. 3,4, Athletic Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS I 88 l T if gf clflargaret cfl. Scott, BS. "ily Iiwarf is Iilff' fl sfzznqizzyf kiwi." HSCOTTY' '... keen interest in Pittsfield, sports and biology . . . snowman builder of freshman year . , . familiar guard of the basketball team . . . ice-skater, extraordinary . . . l'Gert, wait for me' '... smart suits and an endless selection of white blouses . . . easily stimulated to laughter - . . an air of perseverance and a will to make things "neat looking' '... interior decorator with an eye to plants and goldfish . . . "Poor ludd is daid' '... future lab tech- nician . . . unforgettable chairman of Elms Night . . . faithful mem- ber of the "Knit for Christmas Club" . . . "I hate stupid questions" . . . in the caf, her friendly smile . . . in our hearts, her praise forever Sodality, A. C. S. 45 Athletic Club l, 2, 3, -lg Cflee Club l, 2, 3g lffsgr. Doyle Science Club 2, 3, NFCCS l89l y Q3Vlary F. Shanahan, A.B. "My lzvarf is lmrm U'ifl1 fl1Pf1'i011f1.Q I n111lf0.', LONG may these halls resound with the name of S-h-a-n-n-y . . . loved from the start of freshman year despite being "moved out" in a lighter moment . . . merry dancing eyes and an unmatched quality of laughter we never tire of hearing . . . alert history stu- dent Well equipped to discuss United Nations, Communism or Student Government . . . very first chairman of reservations . . . neatness personified . . . an unlimited spirit of generosity . . . in her room, the one and only pencil sharpener . . . a frankness that has Won for her our deep respect and admiration Sodalityg Athletic Club 4g Elmscript 35 l. R. C. 2, 3, 4g NFCCS l 90 l Elizabeth Qfl. Shaw, A.B. "TO gladclen carilz flzrouglz all Her days and 7lf.l1IlfS " "BETTlANNE" . . . her password a smile - congeniality her trade- mark . . . the personification of "When lrish eyes are smiling" . . . that full oi Woes and worry attitude oi a yearbook business man- ager . . . "PLEASE get all your ads in!" ., . advocate oi the "mad dash" . . . amiable "l made you laugh" expression . . , suddenly acquired fancy tor a standard style of regimental headgear . . . possessed of debator's nerves . . . "Gee, kids!" . . . devotee of ski . . . alarmed at those sgueaking sounds in the Wee hours . . . en- titled to call sincerity her own . . . her future-the rainbow's promise Sodalityg Athletic Association l, 2, 3, 45 Elmata, Business Managerp Elmscript 35 M. I. B. Debating Society l, 3, 4g NFCCSg Tourmaline 3 E911 an QfVlargaret F. Shea, A.B. 'Llnfl funn Iliff ,Nlllfllf upon lzwr fm-w Tha' lIllI'L'llI'x,N' l1fn.s'.vnl1l.s' Info Iillflli. H PEG . . . "if she's smiling all the while' '...' 'short", black curly hair . . . delicate sense of humor . . . artistically inclined . . . care- free, lout careful . . . Elmata art editor . . . "Hey, kids" . . . Warm and sincere . . . a Latin genius . . . quiet footsteps in the hall . . . lover of things "sensational" and "terrific" . . . instigator of many "good times' '... most admired penmanship . . . energetic athlete . . . warm and friendly - yesl . . . typical attire - shirt and sneaks . . . forthspoken and sincere . . . a hand in a delightful junior- freshman tea . , . light of heart, gay of mind . . . peaceful of soul Sodality, Class Treasurer 3, Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Elmata, Art Editor, Elm- script l, 2, 3, NFCCS, Verdeoro l, 2, 3 i921 ehffarietta G. Shea, BS. "And her hair flax yellow And blue were ber eyes." MARE . . . short, curly blond hair . . . freckles and a turned-up nose . . . mischievous eyes . . . tall, blithe and fair , , . Wholesome and hearty . . . an extraordinary store of friendship . . . a huge capacity for fun . . . deep alto voice - "Ioan and I" . . . energy unsurpassed . . . natural effervescence . . . poignant sense of humor . . . serious at bridge . . . gem of geniality . . . favorite foot- wear, sneakers and socks . . . Shakespeare an elective . . . surgical garb in junior anatomy . . . Well versed in scientific lore . . . center of any merry-making . . . vivacious charm . . . frank opinions . . . Well prepared for life's demands and rewards Sodalityg Glee Club l, 2, 3, 45 Msgr. Doyle Science Club l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS l 93 l Cpauline QIVL Slcerry, HS. " IVIWSP spirit sure is Iinwnl fo flmf IVIIICII .sang fllagzzifimf H POLLY . . . soft, wavy hair . . . the smile of an angel . . . the dis- position of a saint . . . guiding hand in the National Liturgy Com- mission . . . equally well-versed on the pertinent encyclical, or a "philosophical bunny' '... enchanting summers in Florida . . . "Gee, this makes me hungry' '... particularly true to Worcester and its Iesuit college . . . journalistically inclined . . . dainty and petite in stature, hearty and firm in friendship . . . a "rock of common sense' '... a lady to the fingertips . . . calm and serene on all occasions . . . patterned after Our Lady Sodalityg A. C. S. 3, 4, Elmata, Associate Literary Editor, Elmscript 3, NFCCS, Regional Liturgy Commission 2, 3, 4, National Liturgy Commission 3, 4, Tour- maline 3g Verdeoro l, 2, 3, 4, Delta Epsilon Sigma l94l H A Kal, W- is , N, sv. 't 'glial X M Q QMHTy' CRutl1 Spring, AMB. "Size 1101115-11e1'lIlflcf Hzozfylzls in siglzi, Tlmuylz yay flzwy run ami Imp." HSPRINGO' '... as buoyant as her name . . . lithe and lissome - on the dance tloor, at sports, in the dorm . . . cynical Wit voiced when the occasion demands-always . . . that conversational litt at meal times . . . a tease in the lun-loving sense ot the Word . . .Q a connoisseur of southern cuisine . . . mmmml . . . "Corina, Corina, Where ya been so long? '... definite interests in law - tor definite reasons . . . diligent dietician-'lwlriere does that milk go?"...our l95U fashion 1olate...a student, conscientious despite denials . . . an essential spark that makes '50 Worth remembering Sodalityg Athletic Association l, 4g Glee Club l, 2, 3g I. R. C. 3 CSD, 4 CTD, NFCCS l 95 l Qywl .Y Christine QJVl. Swords, A.B. ":1c1rwnfu1'm1.wlufuri on I!l'lllIIl'1llI!'llf, Tlzul' m1lyHw11'wf1 01111111 fjillfl' frnlfcllf H HTINA' '... delicate dimples . . . cameo-like complexion . . . eyes of Ublarney blue' '... Irish thru and thru . . . as proud ot her herit- age as of a town in lreland named 'Swords' '... rippling laughter . . . an open heart . . , the helping hand ready and waiting . . . true reflection of inner beauty . . . essence of humility . . . our junior dorm alarm . . . finally-fulfilled wishes for a drivers license . . . from the Elms to home in one easy hop . . . incomparable rendi- tion of the 'lchickie dance' '... the other halt of an inseparable duo . . . a triend's friend - one we'll remember always Sodalityg Glee Club l, 2, 3g La Corte Castellana l, 2, 3, 45 NFCCSg Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4 CPL Delta Epsilon Sigma t96l r i. . A. ,iii Cpatricia Qfl. Tierney, PMB. "Ami flu' Iifflf' Imp uj'Lu11.11l11'cl' Lauglzs' in flu' .soul of me." "PATSY" . . . '5U's ardent athlete . , . tall and slender . . . carefree . . . glint in blue-green eyes . , . beguiling grin , . . "Hey, Duclos...?" . . . hilarious memories of that "Seventh Heaven" annex . . . our favorite cowboy complete with "hit leather" tendencies . . . a fascination for melodrama il la Widmark , , . tune of taps at night . . . that sunshinel?D personality in the morning . . . which "one" is it now . . . telltale taste for the unconventional . . . T. W. 0. extra- ordinary . . . friendly - no one more so . . . in things scholastic, history first and foremost . . . a light-hearted laugh forever in our memories Sodalityg Afthletic Association l, 2 CSD, 3 CVPJ, 4 CPD, Elmscript 2, 3, Glee Club 1, 3, 4, NFCCSg Tourmaline 3 T971 'X f rg , , ,mg . . A. if .s .. . Lage? . Helen Qfl. Walinski, A.B. "S1l'r'1'1' are ilu' flzrzllfflzfs flmf Sflrm' of c'o111'euf." A SMILE for every occasion-the calling card of Helen, our genial and philanthropic titty-ite . . . mathematical mind tem- pered by classical tendencies . . . inspiring self-possessed outlook during those distressing "exam days' '... wide-eyed Wonder ot the breakfast table . . . "I intended to get up!" . . . matter-of- fact resignation at the approach oi trouble . . . Latin contabs with "Dool" in Room 2 . . . conscientious contributor to those spirited 5:30 sessions . . . ironic observations her specialty . . . the essence of her make-up - contentment . . . destined to unlock the stead- fast door to success. Sodalityg l. R. C. 3, 4g NFCCSg Verdeoro 4 l 98 l --vs 4 Evelyn fp. Walsh, A.B. "rl .s-pirif proud and raliunf, frm? ami gay " PROUD ot her beau-ti-ful diamond- '5O's claim to fame-Ev Walsh . . . "George and l" .. . lovely soprano voice . . , equally skilled at the piano , . . a welcome bridge fourth . . . wornan driver of note . . . easy, throaty laugh . . . genial companion . . . perpetual topic of conversation, her kindergarten . . . unwavering allegi- ance to A. l. C .... glowing complexion . . . clear blue eyes . . . tall of stature . . . crowned by a halo ot shining curls . . . ardent Spanish student . . . well versed about Shakespeare . . . the big Buick . . . "Stopping at The Goose? '... composite of charrn and sincere friendship Sodality, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, La Corte Castellana l, 2, 3, 4, NFCCS, Verdeoro l, 2, 3, 4 t99l V :7 . H 7 V 4 ,. f ' 7 . Qlflarilyn CR. Walsh, A.B. '31 nfl I Imzvf llf'lll'liS'fH1'U,s' in ilu' Silmzfv Tlmf 11fJz'f'r .shall float info .Ql2l'!7flI.H UPUNKIN' '... halt of Chopsticks duet . . . her literary contribu- tions a shining tacet of our jewel, Tourmaline . . . "a nose for neWs" . . . why things are always buzzing in "our" annex . . . agile as a reed in the wind on the basketball court . . . summer pastime - authoring interesting and witty letters . . . engaging in conversa- tion, be it Erench or Spanish . . . a stroke of luck on the tennis court . . . a head for business - monetary and monkey . . . "lsn't that beautifull' '... delighted when reading Thompson or Peguy . . . remembered tor pleasant moments shared Sodality, Athletic Association l, 2, 3, 4 CTD, Elmscript 3, Elmata, Associate Literary Editor, Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, NECCS, Tourmaline, Editor 3, Delta Ep- silon Sigma H001 QVLLOV ALBANO, BARBARA I. 78 Pleasantview Ave., Longmeadow ASH, THERESA A. 29 Walnut St., Thompsonville, Conn. AYERS, GRACE D. l35 Prospect S., East Longmeadow BASTIEN, BARBARA A. 30 Southworth St., Williamstown BLACK, MARION E. 80 Iamaica St., Springfield BRAULT, IEANNE F. 58 Gillette Ave., Springfield BURNS, ELEANOR M. 93 Ridge Ave., Pittsfield CARLISLE, BARBARA M. 6 Church St., South Barre CARTIER, VIOLETTE L. 53 St. Louis Ave., Willimansett CASAVAN, MARY P. McCarthy Ave., Cherry Valley CONNELLY, MARY I. l2l5 Hampden St., Holyoke CONNORS, MARY C. I44 Skeele St., Willimansett COSTA, MARY H. ll Lucas Ave., Newport, R. I. CREVIER, EVELYN 42 High St., Chicopee Falls DAVIS, ELAINE A. Mowry St., Harrisville, R. I. DAVIS, MARY IEAN' Lenox Road, Lee DENT, IACOUELINE A. 462 Maple St., Holyoke DONOVAN, GERTRUDE F. 90 Richmond Ave., North Adams DONOVAN, GRACE M. 50 Daisy Ave., Floral Park, L. I., N. Y. DOOLEY, ELEANOR R. 43 Oak Ave., Belmont FERNANDEZ, ROSA M. 78 Sol St., Ponce, P. R. FOOTIT, NANCY A. l40 Massachusetts Ave., Springfield FRAWLEY, MILDRED I. 53 Central St., Turners Falls GIBLIN, DORIS M. 322 Commonwealth Ave., Springfield HOLDA, ALICE A. Hampden Road, Monson HUGHES, IANE H. l30-48 226th St., Laurelton, N. Y. IASPER, MARGARET M. 85 Florence St., Worcester IETTE, VIRGINIA R. l9 Calder St., Pawtucket, R. I. KNIGHT, CAROL I. 569 Springfield St., Feeding Hills LIWQC 6014? LIVELY, MARGARET A. 8 South Maple St., Shelburne Falls MAGNER, MARIE A. 23 Spring St., Springfield MANNING, MARGUERITE M. 28 Gerrard Ave., East Longmeadow MCDONNELL, CLARE A. I96 Nonotuck Ave., Chicopee MCNAMEE, ANN T. 25 Lincoln St., Spencer MINER, IEAN E. Pleasant Terrace, Ware MULLER, MARY LOU 28 Susquehanna Ave., West Haven, Conn MURRAY, MARY H. 21 Hopkins Place, Longmeadow NOLAN, MARY ANNE 638 Ashland St., R.F.D. 2, North Adams NUGENT, MARY HELEN 50 Dilla St., Milford O'CONNELL, GERTRUDE A. 9 Myrtle St., Northampton O'MALLEY, MARY I. 110 Letender Ave., Feeding Hills POLANCO, ROSALIA D. 3l Gautier Benitez, Caguas, P. R. PORRATA, IUDITH M. Enrique Gonzalez, 42, Guayama, P. R. POSCO, FRANCES M. 56 Rainville Ave., Fitchburg ROY, IOAN C. 297 Springfield St., Springfield SCANNELL, ANN C. I6 Belvidere Ave., Worcester SCOTT, MARGARET A. 91 Elm St., Pittsfield SHANAHAN, MARY F. l3 K St., Turners Falls SHAW, ELIZABETH A. 45 Highland Ave., North Adams SHEA, MARGARET F. 63 Lunenburg St., Fitchburg SHEA, MARIETTA G. 44 Dorchester St., Springfield SKERRY, PAULINE M. 26 Epworth St., Worcester SPRING, MARY RUTH 350 Country Club Drive, Southern Pines, N. C. SWORDS, CHRISTINE M. 42 Granville St., Springfield TIERNEY, PATRICIA A. 20 South Merriam St., Pittsfield WALINSKI, HELEN A. Belmont Ave., Monson WALSH, EVELYN P. 1084 Worthington St., Springfield WALSH, MARILYN R. 30 Hill St., Webster ll0ll "Love of God, it seems to me, can be best acquired by a combination of prayer and Work." 0 neleea we are gralelul lor lrienols suolfi as llfiese-lrienols willfz wlfiom we liave slfzareol llfie prayers, sluelies anel mulliplieol pleasures ol our collegiale journey. We will lorever leeep clear lo our lfzearls llfze siglfil ol llfzose lillle green elon caps laololoing up anel Clown on came pus- lloe glillering "l9ig lop" ol "llQe cirq ous snow"-llfze "rain-lreen Junior From. Wow all llfzal remains ol llreslfzman, Soplfzomore, Junior anel Senior 'Years is a slfiimmering memory ol lauglfis, loves and perloaps a lew lillle lears, lloremosl in llfzis lfiaze ol memory is llfze lenowleelge ol llfze loonel llfzal lfzas unileel, nol only us loul every films' Qirl lo lfier Elma lllaler, llfze loonol ol lrienolslfiip, lor llfzese walls slfzeller llfze mosl priceless gill ol all, llfze lrienelslfzip ol an cglms' Cjirl. Wlfiere lile lalees us, llfzere we lake you, loncl classmales, so upon leaving, may we wislfz you llfze lolessings llfzese lour years lQave given us. ,W ,W ,W ,W H021 K . X , Alfie' , r . .NM ,w ,, xt . fr--eff. :QQ .,, ,gwf ffg J 1 4 - ' f ff L5 ,V I -- ww, , A k 4 A nf Q V ., Huff-z,1?m,f 9 -'55 A y Y G .. if ' I , 1 +1 1 ig wk i 1'2 Y saiikfifi .fr 5 W.. 2 ., 5 S 1 S b 3 1 r 9 , if fi' ' i al-A 'f if 1 i 5 if! S "' , l fi f 4 f I 4, Q X A 2 Q ' 3 IW ' ff. I f 1 ., ye, 5 3 1 4 1 V: I I y I 4 , if if E " f X Q , za 4,5 . 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Brady, A. Finnegan, L. DesBocl'1ers, M. Bowen, C, Cronin, B. Donnelly, T. Corley, E. Clark IUNIOR CLAS S CLASS oi-ii-'ICERS loann S. Akey Ann E. Larkin l,fl'Sl'df'IIf I'1'c'z'-l'rr's1'41r'11l Ioan M. McCarthy Ruth V. Healy Sl'f'f1'fIII"Y Tl'1'u.s11r1'r Class Floworg Bachelor Bulton Class Colors: Blue and Silver llU4l R, Kellett, I-I. Vollinger, M. Scaffidi, M. Riordan, I. O'Shea, C. O'Melia, Ioanne Shea, K Ziter. B. Roy, I. Pepin, M. Trainor, M. I-Iourihan, M. Shea, G. Syner, A, Sullivan. R. Vigeant, N. Reed, M. Walsh, Ioan Shea, M. Sziracky, I. Vaughan, I. Tanner, M. O'Neil, I. Williston, D. Prendergast armor emu il!8:5 SIGHING, in wonder and relief, after an autumn return from that hectic summer . . . TRYING desperately to maintain a laissezvfaire policy during initia- tion week . . . WANTING, so very much, to make this campus a home for scores of newcomers . . . FINDING freshman sisters, feeling dozens older, taking them all to Blake's, proudly . . . POLISI-IING class rings, every few minutes, to make each tourmaline mirror a glowing face . . . DRESSING up for I-IalIowe'en-almost raising the dead-staying around campus for a while . . . WORKING on "Streets" for a bit of music on Liturgy Weekend- worrying about Sth Avenue and Main Street . . . KNOWING so well, this year, that sense of belonging at the Christmas Stair sing . . . BENDING over I-Iistory of Ed. exams, not having "gone out from" the subject, yet . . . WONDERING if Placement Test results prove that A.R.'s should be R.S.'s and vice versa . . . IIOSI E. OIBFIGD, P. O'Keefe, E Nagle, E Kattar, E. Matarese, M. Murphy, I. Sullivan, B. Millea. G. Ioseph, M, Gill, M. Mullin, A. Larkin, I McCarthy, B. Garde, E. Hennessey. T. Lobley, L, Molter, I, Mickelson, M. Lynch, D. Kuhar, A. Lynch, R. Healy, I. LaPlante, H. Kelly CLIMBING ladders to dizzy heights - and coming down againl for "the land where raindrops come dripping off the trees" . . . GASPING at the sight of a decorated gym, anxious for the Big Night -that Iunior Prom . . . DANCING to our very own music, presenting our very own favors, smiling up at our very own - . . . CARRYING a daisy chain together on Marys Day - united that way, in her . . , WATCHING Ioann help Ionnie with the planting of a tree, wanting it to live forever . . . SITTING in the front rows at graduation, glad to be there instead of on the stage . . . TRYING on caps and gowns, just for size, amazed that Iune has come . . . SEEING the closest class to '51 go over the horizon into a waiting world . . . FEELING, always, the nearness of a final year, the weight of being now the 'first' class, the emptiness left by those who hold diplomas in their hands A those whose places we can never hope to fill and whose faces we shall always miss . . . LOVING ...... Ieanne M. O'Shea '5l. IIUSI AKEY, IOANN S. 24 Franklin St., Greenfield BAKER, ELLEN D. 55 Ranney St., Springfield BEAUDIN, PHYLLIS M. 57 Lincoln St., Spencer BOURDEAU, THERESA G. 89l Chestnut St., Springfield BOWEN, MARGARET M. 9l0 Main St., Worcester BRADY, HELENE T. 75 Ely Ave., West Springfield BRESNAHAN, MARY A. 94 Beacon St., Holyoke BURNS, MARILYN L. 93 Ridge Ave., Pittsfield CAPORALE, HELEN M. 52 Marshall St., Springfield CLARK, ELIZABETH L. zfmior irecfory HEALY, RUTH V. 69 Bellevue Hill Rd., West Roxbury HENNESSEY, ELIZABETH A. l56 North St., Ludlow HOURII-IAN, MAUREEN C. 145 Pleasant St., Eastharnpton IOSEPH, GENEVIEVE R. 64 Milk St., Fitchburg KATTAR, EILEEN M. 352 Lowell St., Lawrence KELLETT, RITA A. 43 Pleasant St., Milford KELLY, HELEN T. B Village St., Worcester KUHAR, DOROTHEA T. 405 Washington St., Forestville, Conn. LaPLANTE, IOAN F. 4 Wyola Drive, Worcester 784 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield LARKIN, ANN E. CONLIN, RUTH M. l9 Greenbrier St., Springfield l9 Fulton St., Glens Falls, N. Y, LOBLEY, TERESA M. coRLEY, TERESA A. 200 West st., Holyoke CRONIN, CATHLEEN H. 24 Lexington Ave., Bradford DANIELS, ROSEMARY E. 2l Hall Place, Pittsfield DesROCHERS, LUCILLE A. 603 Grattan St., Chicopee Falls DOHERTY, EILEEN F. 95 Wait St., Springfield DONNELLY, BERNICE F. 48 Thomson Place, Pittsfield DOOLING, MARGARET I. 37 Frederick St., North Adams DUVAL, BEATRICE E. 642 Chicopee St., Willimansett EICHORN, BARBARA A. 39 Crandall St., Adams FINN, BARBARA I. l823 Northampton St., Holyoke FINNEGAN, ANNE M. ll7 South Flagg St., Worcester GARDE, BARBARA I. 32 Lebanon St., Springfield GILL, MARY P. 248 Pine St., Springfield Poplar St., Montague City LYNCH, ARLENE M. O'KEEFE, PATRICIA M. 25 W. Park Place, Woonsocket, R. I. O'MELlA, CLAIRE N. I7 Forest St., Middleboro O'NEIL, MARY B. 274 Main St., Cherry Valley O'SHEA, IEANNE M. 218 Crescent St., Northampton PEPIN, IEANNE L. l7l Rimmon Ave., Chicopee PRENDERGAST, DOROTHY M. 50 Noblehurst Ave., Pittsfield REED, NANCY M. 851 Cedar St., Alameda, Calif. RIORDAN, MARGARET M. 55 Meadowbrook Rd., Longmeadow ROY, BEVERLY A. 87 Livingston Ave., Pittsfield SCAFFIDI, MARY A. l804 Hone Ave., New York, N. Y. SHEA, IOAN M. West Main St., Millbury SHEA, IOANNE E. l69 Forest Park Ave., Springfield 79 Aquidneck Ave., Portsmouth, R. LSI-IEA' MARY A' LYNCH, MARIANNE C. 22 Healy St., West Springfield MATARESE, EVELYN A. 744 Manton Ave., Providence, R. I. MCCARTHY, IOAN M. Van Horn Park, Springfield MICKELSON, IRENE I. 42 Naomi St., Chicopee Falls SULLIVAN, ANNE T. 903 Liberty St., Springfield SULLIVAN, IUNE M. 405 Granby Rd., South Hadley Falls SYNER, GRACE M. 43 Massachusetts Ave., Springfield 784 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, R. ISZIR-A-CKY, MARION Et MILLEA, BARBARA A. 27 Federal St., Fpringfield MOLTER, LORRAINE B. 40 Franklin Road, Fitchburg MOYLAN, CATHERINE T. 50 Fairview Ave., Chicopee MOYLAN, MARY I. 50 Fairview Ave., Chicopee MULLIN, MURIEL P. Pleasant St., Rochdale MURPHY, MARGUERITE T. 124 Mooreland St., Springfield NAGLE, FLORENCE M. 23 Westernview St., Springfield O'BRIEN, ELIZABETH A. 68 William St., Pittsfield Il07I 202-08-32nd Ave., Bayside, N. Y. TANNER, IEAN M. 94 Preston Drive, Cranston, R. I. TRAINOR, MARY T. 3 Hobson Ave., Worcester VAUGHAN, IOAN M. 43 Bull St., Newport, R. I. VIGEANT, RUTH E. I2 Lester St., Springfield VOLLINGER, HELEN T. North Farms Road, Northampton WALSH, MARY T. 45 Pleasant St., Waltham WILLISTON, IOAN' M. 22 Dell St., Springfield ZITER, KATHLEEN M. 36 Cady St., North Adams 'M PY 'U M Roche, I Young, A Gibbons, A. Posco, M Splaine, T. Ondrick, B A. Smith. B Rzasa, I. Holleran, E Le-ahey, M. C'Brien, M, Harte, M. Mahoney, C. McCarthy. T, Parquette, T. Quinlan, R. Hickey, M Quinn, F. Donelan, B Sullivan, A Halle-rty, I Roy, D. Murphy, L. Riordan SCPHOMCRE CLASS CLASSOPPICERS Maura E. C'Brien Mary L. Healy l'rf'S1'11f'11l I.l.l'l'-l'fl'Sf1ll'lIf Patricia M. Scanlon Marguerite M. Slattery Sfwrvlrzry TFIVISIIFUF Class Flower: Iris Class Colors: Purple and White H081 BW' Q-.. A ..w M. Kennedy, A. McElroy, M. Murphy, K. Lynch, A. Uriarte, C. Murphy, S. Carell, T. Maney. M, Hart, H. Menard, E. Gendron, C. Burke, P. Hogan, I. O'Brien. M. Hayes, M. Tagney, K. Keating, I. Cleary, V. Bajorin, D. O'Con nor, R. Dwyer, C. Connelly, P. Scanlon, C. Lucas. Ckwning mama! wifli jhe Lghlo 5 I-ley, step right up, it's time to hear What happened to the Sophs this year. What's that? Who may the Sophomores be? Why, they're the joy of O. L. E. Their trademark is a cheery smile. Their jokes are never out of style. And now, my friends, l point with pride To the biggest venture that they tried. The circus with its glitter gay Comes to the Elms for just a day. The smiles, the songs, the laughs, the lights, H091 The Sophomore show, what joyous sights! Look first behind the spotlights glow, These are the ones who build the show. They never gain the world's applauseg Theirs is a vital, praiseless cause. To the roustea-bouts a hand we give, Their ceaseless toil makes the big-top live. And now the side-show comes in viewg The giants and midgets and fat men, too. The snake charmer's pets cause many a cry But the Hawaiian dancer brings forth a sigh. T Vjxftw Na i A ll. Baceski, A Chunn, I. Baillargeon, M. Slattery, M. Danis, M.Bouyea, E. Blair. S. Smith, I. Foley, M. Moynihan, C. Cartier, C. Finn, S. Decoteau, I Bowler, . Xxx ff M Doyle, M Crane, I Dunphy, A Donley, M. Healy, I, Cowles, M. Flynn, M O'Neil, M. Scanlon, F. Ferrari. The bearded lady is a sight to see, And in our hearts they'll always be And the clowns make everyone shout with glee. Our "smiling class" irom O. L. E. And so the acts before us pass, Each one more wondrous than the last. Theres pink lemonade and popcorn, too, And canes and balloons, both red and blue. And now, folks, as night begins to tall Calliopes send forth a squeaky call. The circus train must go away, Its mirth and mem'ries alone may stay. .- , I Each Soph's a trouper with heart of gold, Theirs is a show story dear to hold. So to the Sophs we give a cheer 4 May we welcome them back again next year. I llO I Xx Iean M. Baillargeon '52 5 , ,SEIU Qmore irecfory BACESKI, HELEN L. 20 San Miguel St., Springfield BAILLARGEON, IEAN M. 6 Foss St., Westfield BAIORIN, VIRGINIA M. 9 Caroline St., Worcester BLAIR, EMILY A. 4 Prospect Court, Northampton BOUYEA, MARGARET M. 84 Dana St., Springfield BOWLER, IOAN E. 15 Summit St., Springfield BURKE, CAROL I. 34-24-82nd St., Iackson Heights, L. I., N. Y. CARELL, SUZANNE K. 537 High St., West Medford CARTIER, CLAIRE L. 53 St. Louis Ave CHUNN, ALISON M. 224 No. Tenth St. CLEARY, IOAN' M. I9 Commonwealth Ave., Pittsfield CONNELLY, CATHERINE C. 1215 Hampden St., Holyoke COWLES, IANE E. 23 Kenwood Park, Springfield CRANE, MARY K. 35 Willow St., Florence DANIS, MARY P. ., Willimansett Weyerhaeuser Rd., Portsmouth, R. I. DECOTEAU, SHIRLEY B. 34 Cherrelyn St., Springfield DONELAN, FRANCES V. 11 Fitch Hill Ave., Fitchburg DONLEY, ANNE M. 193 Chase Ave., Providence, R. I. DOYLE, MARGARET A. 81 Cass St., Springfield DUNPHY, IULIA A. 15 Main St., Florence DWYER, ROSEMARY E. 20 Maud St., Pittsfield FERRARI, FRANCES M. 70 Garden St., West Springfield FINN, CAROL A. Lakeville, Conn. FLYNN, MARGARET E. Summer St., Barre , Philadelphia, Pa. FOLEY, IOAN M. 92 Stockman St., Springfield GENDRON, ELIZABETH A. 10 Marion St., Uxbridge GIBBONS, ANNA E. 108 Main St., Blackstone HART, MARIE P. Gilbert St., North Brookfield HARTE, MADELYN T. 24 Charles St., Pittsfield HAYES, MADELINE T. 43 Lester St., Springfield HEALY, MARY L. 69 Bellevue Hill Rd., West Roxbury HICKEY, ROSEMARY E. 1275 Summer St., Stamford, Conn. HOGAN, PATRICIA I. O'BRIEN, IOAN V. 8 Roosevelt Ave., Holyoke O'BRIEN, MAURA E. 6 Wellington Ave., Pittsfield O'CONNOR, DOROTHY T. 314 Tremont St., Springfield ONDRICK, THERESA F. 19 Butler Ave., Chicopee Falls O'NEILL, MARY M. 462 Maple St, Holyoke PAROUETTE, TERESA M. 75 Narragansett St., Springfield POSCO, ANGELA A. 56 Rainville Ave., Fitchburg QUINLAN, THERESE F. 201 Bradford St., Pittsfield QUINN, MARGUERITE R. 526 King's Highway, W. Springfield 782 Belmont Ave., Springfield HOLLERAN, IOAN M. 76 Emerson Ave., Pittsfield KEATING, KATHLEEN C. 323 Nottingham St., Springfield KENNEDY, MARY K. 11 Wait St., Springfield LEAHEY, ELIZABETH M. Reservoir Road. Lee LUCAS, CLAIRANNE 77 Claire St., Chicopee Falls LYNCH, KATHLEEN T. 580 Armory St., Springfield MAHONEY, MARY T. 23 Calhoun St., Springfield MANEY, THERESA M. 38 Wells Ave., Chicopee Falls MENARD, H. LOUISE 64 Third St., Pittsfield MOYNIHAN, MAUREEN E. 66 Maple Road, Longmeadow MURPHY, CATHERINE T. 109 Sargeant St., Holyoke MURPHY, DOLORES I. 74 Roosevelt Ave., Chicopee MURPHY, MARY C. 60 Hamlin St., Pittsfield MCCARTI-IY, CONSTANCE I. 46 Underwood St., Springfield MCELROY, ANN M. 139 Ruggles St., Providence 8, IIIII RAFFERTY, ANNETTE A. 377 Main St., Oxford RIORDAN, LOUISE C. 5 Henshaw Terrace, West Roxbury ROCHE, MARY F. 42 East St., Whitinsville ROY, IACOUELINE C. 20 Chapin St., Chicopee RZASA, BERNICE H. 86 Bonneville Ave., Chicopee SCANLON, MARGARET R. 47 Florence St., Springfield SCANLON, PATRICIA M. 80 Walnut St., Holyoke SLATTERY, MARGUERITE M. 86 Caseland St., Springfield SMITH, BETTY ANN Main St., Becket SMITH, SHIRLEY A. 34 Abram St., Pawtucket, R. I. SPLAINE, MAUREEN I. 15 Sergeant Ave., Chicopee Falls SULLIVAN, BARBARA A. Veterans' Administration Hospital, Northampton TANGNEY, MARIE F. 7 Norwood St., Worcester URIARTE, ALMA C. 16 Martin Corchado St., Ponce, P. YOUNG, IO ANNE F. R. I. 529 Beech St., Holyoke R A S . K V M . Sandberg, B Maloney, A. Kelly, H. Crowley, L. Shea, M. Fitzpatrick, A Charpentier, P. Fontaine, E. Dunn, D. McCann. Gagnier, E OBrien, H Pedercine, E. McGauley, K. Boden, I Fournier, E. Vanasse, G. Hanley, A. McGoldrick, M.Danal1er Kennedy. . Butrymowicz, M. O'Neil, A. Clifford, I. Maranville, C. McDonnell, D. Anetzberger, L. Stearns, H. Murphy, M. Griffin Dillon, K. Larrow, S. Bass. FRESHMAN CLASS oifxss orrioiziis lean M. Fournier Cecile M. McDonnell l'r1'siflf'nl 1vft'f'-l,I'CSI.d4'lIl Mary C. Fitzpatrick Eileen K. Marshall Svcrvlnry Trefzszlrer Class Flower: Red Rose Class Colors: Red and Wliite H121 I Goulet, E. Cleary, C. Hurley, I. Smith, I. Deschesne, l. McKenna, B. folly, M. Lynch. IX Holmes, L. MacGregor, A. Shaughnessy, R. Fields, E. Marshall, I. Curley, D. Belcher P. Byrnes, E. Mayoral, I. Nicholson M Nai, N. Dunphy, H. Nee, C. Chiara, E. Dalgleish, P. Rooney, P. Cooley, M. Doherty, M. O'Brien, C. Harte, I. Carty. OWLULVL ,JZIWO LC Now it came to pass in those days, that there went forth a decree from Maximus Costius CMare Costal that all plebians lfreshmenl of the "Campus Collegium Dominae Nostrae in Ulmis" be present in full array of the prescribed Roman garb ltoga, black stockings, sandals with green and gold ribbons, straight hair, hedge-leaf crown, name band on forehead, and the saccus, shopping bagl for the Emperors review, tem- pus-8:l5 each morning, locus-the amphi- theater, courtyard of O'Leary Hall. This was decreed "ante diem quartum Kalendis Octo- bris, anno Domini l949". For four days the brave plebians were wont to conduct them- selves as such, endeavoring to converse, with a "straight face", in perfect English or perfect Latin with the sedate senators Cseniorsl. The 3 rigorous rules for the conduct of plebians were probably felt most with regard to the restric- tions on the use of the "Temple of the Vestal Virgins". Now when the end of the Roman holiday came, the entire aspect changede the excite- ment and confusion of the first days were for- gotten, friendships began to broaden, echoes of "Salute, Senator" began to die down, How- ever, the winsome welcomes of the upper- classmen will always be remembered. Finally the introduction to Our Lady's Col- lege was heightened by the memorable Elms Night with its meeting of junior sisters, stout strains of "Cfaudeamus", and its shower of freshmen caps. And it happened that on the following day the stern senators became as plebians, for they turned about fair play and made up the beds of their freshmen, cleaned their rooms, emptied their waste baskets, and cleared away coke bottles. II And when the full days of October were drawing to a close and the plebians were re- covering from stiff muscles received while amusing the senators during the daily morning exercises on the Appian Way and in the Am- phitheater, there came "the day that the Lord hath made", the feast of the King of Kings, upon which day our "severe" senators were vested with their prized caps and gowns, and clothed as valiant warriors for Christ. Copious social events hastened our first real social, the "Elmata". "Tempus fugit", and well we knew it. The "Elmata" meant the yearbook, which meant graduation was coming soon, and with it the separation of the plebians from the senators. But the only hope left was to make the best of the time that remained. Then it came to pass that our beloved Founder and President, Beverend Thomas M. O'Leary, Bishop of Springfield, was called be- fore his King. Quiet days of mourning followed -quiet in the atmosphere of prayer for the departed. Perhaps our senators who knew the Bishop the longest felt the departure the most. November brought, along with the beginning of cold winds, Thanksgiving vacation, naughty ghosts, and, of course, our lunior-Freshman Tea. The frosh became more fully acquainted with the jolly juniors. So, added to the friend- ship of our grave old senators, was the beau- tiful, deep one with our "big sisters". Now December was a rich month with lec- tures, Liturgy and Literary Club meetings, Glee Club concerts, Orphans' party, Christmas pag- eant and caroling. But most important was our "night of nights", Sodality Reception. The laughing Boman plebians became the simple, child-like Sodalists of Mary. Upper classmen were reminded of their first days as intimate sharers of Mary's life. The first month of the I-loly Year held mid- year exams with the accompanying painful headaches and the exciting intramural basket- ball games. And it happened that February was also an event-packed month on campus. On the very first day "Mary was taken up into Heaven", Sister Mary Assumpta became lost to the world, but not forgotten. Then the rustle and bustle of the lunior Promenade, our first formal, the Verdeoro Dramatic Society play, our first look at our freshman dramatic talent along with representatives of the upper classes, Umemento homo" and the silence of Lent stole upon us. "In Kalendis Martiis" came the unforgettable Father-Daughter Banquet. lt was hard to de- cide who was the happier, Daddy or his little girl. The grand feast of St. Patrick had its highlight on our first show, "Dreamers Holi- day". We were reminded of our first stage appearance, the performance of "Iulius Caesar" on Elms Night. These things which this witness has recorded here go to make up the happy memories of our year with the relentless senators at this college of Our Lady. There are, however, many other things that happened, but every one of them could not be written here, for not even this entire book could contain all of them. llllll Z7 14855 WLO'LlfL ANETZBERGER, DOROTHEA A. 18 Victoria St., Springfield BASS, SHIRLEY A. 70 Maple Ter., West Springfield BODEN, KAREN C. 8 Park Villa Ave., Worcester BUTRYMOWICZ, VERONICA B. 88 Seymour St., Pittsfield BYRNES, PATRICIA A. 93 Bedford St., New York, N. Y. CARTY, M. IOYCE 127 Pleasant St., Dalton CHARPENTIER, ANN M. 555 River Road, Agawam CHIARA, CARMEN L. 457-74th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. CLEARY, EVELYN T. 224-22 Davenport Ave., Bellerose Manor, L. I. CLIFFORD, ADELAIDE W. 218 Conway St., Greenfield COOLEY, PATRICIA 145 Belleclaire Ave., Longmeadow CROWLEY, RUTH H. 731 Worthington St., Springfield CURLEY, IOANNE R. 31 Milford St., Springfield DALGLEISH, ELLEN M. 461-59th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. DANAHER, MARY E. 51 Trafton Road, Springfield DESCHESNE, IEAN M. 179 Main St., Ft. Fairfield, Me. DILLON, MARILYN M. 18 Forest Place, Pittsfield DOHERTY, MARY S. State Road, Richmond DUNN, ELLEN T. 289 State St., Springfield DUNPHY, NANCY I. Main St., Haydenville ERICKSON, NORMA I. 59 Buckingham St., Springfield FIELDS, ROSEMARY T. 83 Second St., Pittsfield FITZPATRICK, MARY C. 114 McKinstry Ave., Chicopee FONTAINE, PAULINE 30 Felix St., Aldenville FOURNIER, IEAN M. 166 Eddywood St., Springfield GAGNIER, SALLY A. 40 Oswego St., Springfield GOULET, IEAN M. ll Francis Ave., Holyoke GRIFFIN, MARGARET A. 53 Lamb St., South Hadley Falls HANLEY, GRACE M. 142 Cottage St., Pawtucket, R. I. HARTE, CATHERINE A. 213 Francis Ave., Pittsfield HEALY, IANE M. 69 Bellevue Hill Rd., West Roxbury 11151 irecfory HOLMES, ANN I. 142 3rd Ave., Pelham, N. Y. HURLEY, CLARE M. 9 Myrtle St., Pittsfield IOLLY, BARBARA R. 234 Court St., Keene, N. H. KELLY, AUDREY A. 114 Wellington St., Springfield KENNEDY, KATHLEEN M. 11 Wait St., Springfield LARROW, KATHRYN M. 84 Gillette Ave., Springfield LYNCH, MARGARET A. 22 Healy St., West Springfield MacGREGOR, LOIS M. 2012 Wilbraham Road, Springfield MALONEY, BARBARA M. 14 Holland St., Springfield MARANVILLE, IULIANNE M. 83 College St, South Hadley MARSHALL, EILEEN K. ll laques Ave., Worcester MAYORAL, ELLEN M. 5 Torres St., Ponce, P. R. MCDONNELL, CECILE M. 196 Nonotuck Ave., Chicopee MCGAULEY, ELIZABETH H. 1 Almont Ave., Worcester MCGOLDRICK, ARLINE A. 28 Garrison Road, Hingham MCKENNA, JOAN M. 40 Underwood St., Springfield MURPHY, HELEN M. 109 Littleton St., Springfield NAI, MARY A. 154 Orange St., Springfield NEE, HELEN E. 200 Main St., Maynard NICHOLSON, IEAN E. A. 295 Millburn Ave., Millburn, N. I. O'BRIEN, ELAINE M. 48 Peack St., South Barre O'BRIEN, MARY E. Y 600 West 178th St., New York, N. O'NEIL, MARY T. 124 Stearns Ter., Chicopee PEDERCINE, HELENANN C. ll Hall St., North Adams ROONEY, PATRICIA M. 26 Warsaw Ave., Ludlow SANDBERG, ANN M. 81 Cliff St., Norwich, Conn. SENECAL, IEANETTE L. 12 Maple St., Chicopee Falls SHAUGHNESSY, ANN M. 272 Ray St., Fall River SHEA, LOUISE M. 20 Henry Harris St., Chicopee SMITH, IANET M. 38 Thorndike St., Palmer STEARNS, LAURIE I. 22 Hopkins Place, Longmeadow VANASSE, ELAINE C. 259 Bridge St., Northampton Gld Dy Ih Sp gt f hppyy th li, come eiifzcl see wlficif llfie Qyeezr i lfieis loreuglfzll Seek lfzew we lfzeive filleel fo everflewiifzg ifziifze weificlerful meifzflqs. Weifcli llfie spirif ef eicfivify fezlee lier sfeirzel upeifz flfze peclesfeil of lrezelilieifi ezzfzcl uifzfelcl ezgciizfi llfze ifzeimes ef our veirieus clulos fegeflfier wiflfz flfieir effi- cieifif officers. Wezfclfi lfzer liglfzf eigeiizfz llfze Glfirisfmeis Gemclle eiificl cezll forflfi flfie silver leifzes from llfze prcicficeel clfied risfers. Help lfzer raise Uczr llleflfzerls Bciiqiqer so flfzezf we may follew if willfi reverence clewifz llfie slfzoiclgy pczllfz le flfie Qreffe. llisfeiq wiflfi eiwe cis slQe relezles flfie Z'2OZQ"gCll96lrllk6 lciles ef flfze leiifiguczge clubs eiifzcl flfze upwfewflfie-miifzufe news frem l.lQ.G. flckifzewleelge wiflfi solemn mezzfzifier flfze eempeleifzce of flfie lecfurers ciificl cirfisfs ciificl fell Glfzrisf ence mere, cis gyeu reeicl ciloeul flfze Qelreeif, lfiew muclfi yea lfieive levecl ezll flfiis. V7 V7 VW H161 1 X I fr' 1, , 5 fx f A ' 2 df! QA, f 9 W A f,,,, A I , f 'Y Q. Q vl 1 44y,,?, 4 -,ff '- 1 ,,f,-,, 1139 11 x . A-v V2 1 'Z XYZ Q AW .351 "QV fl 'I 7-14 sz: 2 3 7 'fly 556 9 2' :QV ' f , K an uw U' 3 Qi' OW Jmfya jlgfaffy Prefect Carol I. Knight Lice-Prefect loan M. Shea Secretary Annette A. Bafferty Treasurer Helen T. Vollinger Life on our campus revolves around Our Lady's Sodality and the various activities, social as well as spiritual, that it sponsors. For four years we have watched our own Carol take the steps from treasurer to prefect, which office she now effectively and beautifully fulfills. Besides the four main offices which are held this year by Carol, loan, Annette and Helen, the sodality is divided into six committees plus an advisory board. The 'Eucharistic Committee, headed by Christine Swords, takes marvelous care of the Bulletin Board and assigns us to our monthly vigils. Mary Connelly heads Cur Lady's Committee and We will not soon forget her tireless endeavors with the perpetual rosary list as well as the movie on Our Lady of La Sallette. The staunchest supporter of the missions is Mary Walsh who, with her committee, has collected toys for Indian children, requested literature on the missions and posted stamp boxes in all parts of the school buildings. loanne Young, chairman of the Literary Committee, and Mary Connors, chairman of the Social Committee, have worked with diligence and, as a result, we enjoyed the various meet- ings and social functions which these committees proposed. And who Will forget the vim and enthusiasm that Marianne Lynch displayed in heading the newest addition to the Sodality, namely, the Catholic Truth Committee? Our recognition goes also to those efficient representatives from the four classes who com- prised the Advisory Board which, in turn, chose capable leaders for the annual social functions. H181 .fl . Senior Delegate Mary I-l. Murray Junior Delegate Barbara I. Garde Alternate Delegate Maura E. O'Brien Liturgy COTI1l7lI'SSl.0IL Pauline M. Skerry Frances V. Donelan In the years since we were freshmen and the National Federation of Catholic College Students first came to Our Lady of the Elms, the federation has become an integral part of life here and now holds a most important and respected place in the scheme of extra-curric- ular activities. The esteem gained by NFCCS with the passage of time is a product of an increasing fulfillment of its lofty aims which are crowned by the overall purpose of developing apostolic lay leaders toward a Christian rebirth of society. Monthly meetings and the NFCCS bulletin board were instrumental in keeping all of us informed on what the various commissions and regions were doing. But, that is not all. We took an active part in promoting commission activity and federation projects such as the Overseas Service Program under which material, spiritual, and intellectual aid was sent to foreign students, and Holy Year pilgrimages to Rome were sponsored. Again this year Our Lady of the Elms held the chair of the National Liturgy Commission, the aim of which is to train students to love and live the Liturgy. Monthly Newsletters devel- oped the theme, The Liturgy and the Lay Apostle, and encouraged among students use of the Dialogue Mass and parts of the Divine Office, and formation of Liturgy Clubs. These objectives were carried out on our own campus as they have been in years past. lll9l - gig fir President Ann T. McNamee V 1,06-Pf6'S1'd?lll Ioan M. Vaughan Secrvlary Anne Marie Donley Treasurer Violette L. Cartier This year, as in the past, the clear and harmonious melodies of the Clee Club have posed background music for many campus activities. loined together by a mutual love for the beau- tiful, this club has become one of the finest on campus. Christmastime was heralded by the simple and expressive interpretations of ageeold carols in new and exciting arrangements. Starting with a concert in our college auditorium, the club continued their tour on the following days to several surrounding communities. Tone color is a musical expression that denotes the character of a certain note. When applied to our Clee Club we may explain the term this way. Tone gives reference to the har- monious blend of voices, color could pertain to the new green gowns the club has acquired. Together the "tone color" of our club has a professional touch. Again this year the concerts included one with our old friends of the musical clubs of Boston College. As has become the annual custom, the affair, musically and socially speaking, won well-deserved praise. The beauty and clear harmony of the girls' voices were enhanced by the round, mellow tones of B. Cfs Choristers. Last in sequence but not in appreciation is our token of sincere gratitude to Marion, our talented directress, and Theresa, the club's capable accompanist. Many are the memories we have of the joy of singing together, and many are the days that we shall return to join our classmates in song. H201 JI II ,ILP 80lf'0 Presiderzit - T ' Christine M. Swords Vice-Presiderzt Buth M. Conlin Secretary Barbara A. Sullivan I Treasurer Mary Lou Muller "The Young and Fair" at O. L. El And where could one find a more apt setting for the trials and laughs, the problems and solutions ever present in a girl's college and more colorful a presentation than this years Verdeoro production? The all-girl cast outdid itself in creating the dramatic highlight of the l949-50 season. Under the direction of Christine Swords, president of the society, the versatile cast did a splendid job at the diversified character representations. "Tina" is long since our noted authority on the picture behind the scenes. A veteran performer and natural lead is Ruth Conlin, Verdeoro vice-president, whose rendition of the Brook Valley kleptomaniac is equalled only by her former portrayals of diffi- cult character roles. The snippy Drucilla will long be remembered as will Barbara Sullivan, who played the part, Babs, club secretary, also lends an efficient hand in the make-up department. Our treasurer, Mary Lou Muller, who played with ease the frustrated Sara Cantry, has appeared annually in Verdeoro presentations, and has directed stage and prop crews. Various meetings held throughout the year were the center of informal entertainment and discussion, as well as serious planning of dramatic activities. Verdeoro, as the name implies, spent another successful year promoting the spirit of truth, in work and in play. ll2lfI 'Ji -9 7 dence President Gertrude F. Donovan Vice-President Elizabeth L. Clark Secretary Alma C. Uriarte Treasurer Ieanne L. Pepin With the scientific viewpoint and approach to international problems which occupy the world today, no list of activities on campus would be complete without the Science Club. Graduates receiving a BS. degree and thus trained in the physical sciences, are not only prepared practically for their Work as teachers, technicians and chemists, but also are imbued morally with a scientific outlook tempered by Catholic truth. Within the Science Club are coordinated interests in the fields of chemistry, biology, and physics. As research and problems of each are discussed, the ever-increasing dependence of one field upon the other is being realized. At each Science Club meeting various topics of student interest were discussed. Rating high among them was "The Position of Women in Science", which elucidated to what extent women could carry out their scientific training. Another highlight of the club's schedule was the meeting devoted to movies on Penicillin and its role in the world today. lnterest in photography and darkroom apparatus, and the annual trip to the Planetarium in Springfield helped to round out a most successful year. Both the Science Club and A. C. S. maintain a close cooperation, with meetings and dis- cussions of either club open to members of both clubs. Through this collaboration, students in the field of science are kept abreast of scientific developments in the World today. H221 ozfwignor 0 e President Mary I. Connelly Vice-President Barbara A. Eichorn Secretary Irene I. Michelson Treasurer Doris M. Giblin For those with a technical scientific interest, we have the American Chemical Society Student Affiliation. Of national scope, the campus society is a chartered division of the well- recognized A. C. S. The informal monthly meetings seek to broaden the scientific interest of the student. This year's series opened with a talk by our new moderator and professor, Mr. Robert Ol-lerron. His topic, "Synthetic Rubber", was a unique presentation, in a manner understandable to those having less technical skill, of the background and uses of synthetic material. A student symposium on "Liquid Fuel Supplies and National Security" provoked much discussion and presented valuable information to those attending. Mr. William Markland, associated with the Breck cosmetic industry, fascinated his audi- ence With the "Chemistry of Cosmetics", in which he explained its history, its composition, and outlined the challenging problems which now lie before the industry. Movies, "This ls Nylon" and "Magnesium - Treasure from the Sea", highlighted another meeting. "The Chemistry of Wool", presented by Mr. Ralph Lucardi, enlightened all as to the intri- cate steps taken in the production of our Wool materials and products. A. C. S. has been a help as Well as a source of information and inspiration for all Elrnites aspiring to the vast fields of scientific endeavor. We are grateful to our energetic student officers and our faculty advisors who have given so freely of time and effort. H231 Wi? ibedafing ,ggcielfy President Mary H. Murray Vice-Prvsiderzl Maureen C. l-lourihan Secrelary Frances V. Donelan Treasurer Clare A. McDonnell One of the basic purposes of the Mother lohn Berchman's Debating Society is the develop- ment of collegians interested in forensics into Catholic lay leaders of the future. lt concerns, as Well as encourages, the application of logical thinking to current national topics. Although the group during this past year has been small, it has been quite active. Fea- tured in the M, I. Bfs activities were interclass debates on various topics both national and collegiate, as well as the ever-successful intercollegiate contests. Both on campus and away, affirmative and negative teams met opponents from such colleges as Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Albertus Magnus, and St. Michaels. The controversial intercollegiate question for the varsity team this year Was: "Resolved that the United States should nationalize its basic non-agricul- tural industries." In addition to the scheduled debates, several informal panel discussions have been held for the benefit of those interested in broadening their college, national and international scope. Included among the topics discussed were the existence of fraternities and sororities in colleges, the problem of China, federal world government, and the direct election of the president. Outstanding among the social activities of the Debating Society this year was the resump- tion of the Silver Tea, held in February. Pouring for the occasion were Mary Murray '50 and Maureen I-lourihan '51, assisted by the other officers of the club. Appreciation of the Debating Society has been evidenced this year by the avid interest of non-members of the club. Through its Work many have learned to apply logic to everyday problems. H241 IHC Prcfsidelzf lacqueline A. Dent VTCG'-l,f0S1.dt'Ilf Helen T. Kelly Sccretury Beverly A. Roy Treasurer Mary Ruth Spring Familiarization of the student with current problems of the day is the primary purpose of the lnternational Relations Club. By means of discussions held bi-monthly, the Catholic college student learns to apply Christian principles to questions confronting the world today. Included among topics discussed at the panels this year have been Russia, China, and the problem of the atomic bomb. ln addition, films were shown on atomic energy, the Univer- sal Declaration of Human Rights, and the territories under United Nations' control. Acting as commentators for the films were Helen Kelly '51, Mary Ruth Spring '50, and Mary Connors '5U. At the New England conference of the Carnegie Peace Organization, held at the Univer- sity of New Hampshire on December 2, 3, and 4, the theme was Asia and its significance on future world events. Helen Kelly represented Our Lady of the Elms at this meeting, and at a subsequent meeting on campus acquainted l. R. C. with the various problems discussed. A joint panel discussion on China was held on February 26, between the clubs of Holy Cross College and Our Lady of the Elms. The speakers included Nancy Reed and Marianne Lynch representing the Elms, and Paul Henne and Daniel Martin of Holy Cross. The N. E. C. S. P. F. held its annual conference at Providence College on April 29, at which the Elms undertook the discussion of the social system and characteristics of the Russian people. H251 Y , ,itjrst 55 'Q . fix A .f K is ml rv 1, js 7 cc or e el' .. t f 1 , yi, 42 ,A I -.i, 4 .L RA C6145 fe! 6LlfL6'L President Mary Ann O'Malley V? Vice-President Helene T. Brady Secretary lane E. Cowles Treasurer Bernice H. Rzasa Always the pride of lllas estudiantes de espanol" la Corte Castellana brings to the Elms a charming bit of "la vieja Espana", its inherent culture, its smooth-flowing language, its viva- cious spirit, No small factor in contributing to the general Spanish atmosphere of the club is the fiery enthusiasm of the Puerto Rican members. Their constant animation, Spanish-Amen ican accents, fascinating mannerisms, bubbling humor, and inevitable 'X Que pasa? "are a source of delight to all on campus. Seeking to impress upon its members an appreciation of the culture and customs of Spain the club dedicated several of the year's meetings to the study and discussion of art, the pre- sentation of dramas, and the explanation of quaint customs. One meeting was entirely devoted to the study of Spain's most prominent artists whose masterpieces were displayed and explained by members who had specialized in the field. ln addition to their natural contribution to the Spanish spirit of the club the Puerto Ricans have actively participated in several meetings at which they gave charming and amusing descriptions of the customs of their people during the great seasons of Christmas and Easter. Music, always a source of recreation and pleasure, was doubly so when singing .in Spanish songs dear to the American heart, songs from the Christmas repertoire to those with an lrish lilt -- yes, doubly intriguing in the Spanish accent. The important celebration of the year is "siempre" the Feast of the Epiphany when the Christmas spirit invades the realms of the Corte. A grand fiesta with their cousins from Le Cercle Francais was the usual success ee songs, games, refreshments, dramas, laughs. La Corte Castellana holds a place of importance on campus because of its aims and adherence to those aims - to give to the student of the Spanish tongue practical use of the language and of classroom learning, to instill in her an appreciation of Spanish culture for itself and for its influence on her future vocation. H261 8 are 8 lf'6LlfLC6LL5 President Violette L. Cartier Vice-President Ioan M. Vaughan Secretary Mary M. O'Neill Treasurer Iacgueline C. Roy B V r. . . . . .-- Elmites possessed of an enthusiastic love for things "tout 5 tait frangaisesn have found themselves irresistibly drawn into a pocket-size edition of 'lla vie frangaise' here on campus. The French club, or more properly Le Cercle Francais, seeks to adapt to a social but none' the-less educational level, the facts and skills of the classroom. The result is an aim accom- plished-the happy combination of fun-filled activity "6 la frangaiseu broadened by an appreciation for and understanding of the life, the culture, and the people of France A backward glance at this year's activities arouses unforgettable memories of happy hours, both gay and serious, spent within le Cercle's sphere On the light side there were those incomparable bridge parties with the shuffle of cards 1 and the pleasant hum of friendly voices-an impatient "c'est 5 vous" a triumphant "je gagne", a hesitant "deux trefles", the newcomers' lite-preserving "je revogue" and the wel- come urafraichissementsn. Monthly meetings found "les membres" engaged in a variety of activities allowing for th d' l ' ' " " ' e isp ay of talent and free expression in la belle langue de France . Particularly enter- taining and informative were the report by two members of their summer sojourn in C nad . . a a and courses at the University of Laval, debates on current topics, the presentation of short k't d' ' s is, iscussions on the life and customs of France the playing of games Learning to sing French songs proved to be the same hilarious process saved as usual by 'the strident singing of the well-known "Marseillaise". Always a highlight on the club's social calendar, the celebration of the Epiphany this year, was no exception. ln keeping with a tradition le Cercle joined with the S an' h l b p is c u to promote a memorable evening of mingled solemnity and gaiety A h . . . . s t e year neared its close, interest was high, and increased 'with a party and "funny hat" show, the presentation of "un drame", a lunch party 5 la frangaise, and the showing of movies of France. Not to be f years this publication provided an outlet through which the literar minded 1 . d ' y- expresse in arti- cles and editorials of all types, topics of interest to all members of the club A 1 L . . . s a ways e Cercle Francais rates high among the centers of social activity on campus, and this year's was a banner one in the promotion of that social life valuable to culture and education. ll271 orgotten is the pride of le Cercle, les Chuchotements des Ormes As in past oownfm ine "' Co-Edilors leanne lvl. O'Shea Ioan F. LaPlante .llllllllgllllg Editor Mary Scaffidi .tlSSl'Sfl1llf lfdflor Claire N. O'Melia Tourmaline, as defined in Webster, is a mineral of various colors found especially in South America. To all our collegiennes and most especially to the staff and contributors, this bi-annual magazine is the soul of the creative spirit, the fountain of flowering genius and the instrument of the artistic and the aesthetic aspiration of tomorrow's literaries. Nineteen fifty's contribution to the periodical's progress was the introduction of pages of pictures that added zest and a festive note, The stories, poems and essays portray deeply per- sonal and vital emotion to the readers. Poems convey in blank verse and conventional forms, one instance of beauty, one depiction of joy or sadness. The stories, although partly fictional, always include the trace of the authors personality and experience and it is this personal note that we, classmates, enjoy recognizing in our magazine. Edited this year by the journalism class, the work accomplished, literally speaking, is not only fine, it is inspiring, inspiring to those who read it and an inspiration and incentve to those who write it, Compliments are many, abilities are rewarded and the fame is lasting. H281 A7!f1fLf5 cmyof C0-Editors Maureen C. Hourihan Rita A. Kellett f:I.I'C'll1Ufl.0ll Murzuger Dorothy M. Prendergast Business fllanager Ruth M. Conlin As an instrument for following l-lim Who said "I am the Way and the Truth," the Catholic newspaper has the aim of showing its readers the Way, of giving them the Truth. Our own Elmscript, being the product of an intellectual Christian community, reports the news of cur- rent interest to the community and through its editorials and features presents essential truths for our consideration and action. lt is with justifiable pride that each Elmite awaits and eagerly receives each month her copy of this work of our hands. The enthusiastic "Elmscript is out!" sends each one scurrying to secure a preview of events to come and to refresh the memory of those past. Classes, clubs, sports, lectures, alumnae - all receive complete coverage in this voice of the Elms. Having received All-American and All-Catholic honors in the last two successive surveys, our Elmscript, although a young publication, holds a respected place in the rank of Catholic college newspapers. Elmscript has been cherished by all of us in the years that we have seen it develop by our own efforts into the journalistic gem that it is today. We look forward to being kept posted on happenings in the shadows of the Elms through our beloved Elmscript. H291 .xglffidlfic President Patricia A. Tierney I"iee-President Ioann S. Akey Secretary Suzanne K. Carell Treasurer Marilyn R. Walsh Dedicated unotticially, but nonetheless earnestly, to a system of perpetual motion, the Athletic Association has been living up to its unparalleled status as "the active club" on cam- pus. Whatever the weather, whatever the season, be it autumn, winter, spring, from all parts may be heard that unceasing buzz of activity - from the gym the urgent rat-ta-tat-tat ot ping- pong balls, or the ringing cheers ot agitated spectators lulled by the insistent shriek of a whistle, trom the tennis court the agonized cry ot "love-forty", or from beyond O'Leary the heated warning to Hslide, sliclewl This year has been the usual tull one for all A. A. members. Eager to gain all the neces- sary points leading to a longed-tor athletic letter, each member has taken an active part in periodical tournaments in such sports as ping-pong, badminton, bowling, volley ball, archery, tennis and softball. Not to be torgotten are the basketball intra murals whose claim to tame - action, laughs, excitement plus, class competition - rate them a coveted spot in the limelight. Anxiety, eager- ness and determination lent wings to class spirit which soared to unprecedented heights from the tirst timeein whistle even to the last triumphant cheer. The result was the usual jaunty victory tor the winners and grim calamity tor the losers, but always a heart-warming test and proot ot true Catholic sportsmanship. Basketball is no longer restricted to intramurals since the inauguration of the now three- yeareold varsity which, .under the capable supervision of Miss Bisalleon, is gradually coming into its own. The team met, with great success and one not measured entirely by the number ot points scored, several teams including Regis, Mt. St. Mary's and Annhurst. The activities closed with the Commencement Week field day and banquet at which the long-awaited awards and trophies were presented. The Athletic Association along with the other clubs on campus is accomplishing that aim of combining social activity with the other recognized pursuits ot the Catholic college student. l13Ul lbefia Qaida ,Sigma Pauline M. Skerry Marilyn R. Walsh Mary I-l. Murray leanne E. Brault Mary I. Connelly Christine M. Swords St. Thomas has said, "lt is lor the wise man to set things in orderf The national scholastic honor society for students of Catholic colleges and universities has dwelt upon this phrase and selected it to represent their society. And well it does in its representation, tor ot the girls selected each year to become enrolled as members in Delta Epsilon Sigma, not one can be said to have tailed in placing her scholastic ability and liberal culture traits in orderly sequence This year we are represented in the society by six girls from the class ot SU and two mem- bers ot the alumnae. These girls have worked thoroughly and etticiently in the course ot their college term and are well worthy ot the recognition and encouragement which the society im- parts to its members. They are privileged to wear the key of DES and have been "marked and set aside because they have the evidence of order and have given promise ot showing more wisdom, through order, as the years go on". Alpha Kappa, our Elms chapter ot DES, expects, and rightly so, that the meinbers-elect ot 1950 will bring to the society a zeal and determination to aid in the direct spread ot the Catholic way ot life. ll3ll Q Nf .lffblflfblflllfg Clare L. Donlin President Alumnae Association of the College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee, Massachusetts Alumnae Office May 15, 1950 Dear Seniors, AS YOUT graduation dCfY USCIS, I find TUYSelf almost oppressed with the urgent desire to impress upO1'1 YOU the CIbSO1L1'fe 1'19C9SSllY of hOlding fast to those simple but great truths with which you have become so familiar in these past years. Within the next few years, the con- cise, cogent words of your first Catechism will be Cglled tg mind many times-and will become clearer and more effective with each remembrqmce, Every difficulty can be resolved, every sorrow accepted, every happir1eSS Cherished, and every honor humbly received if we can but remember that all-inclusive answer to the Catechism question, "Why did God make me?". lf you truly live by that Catholic faith and that Catholic philosophy, we shall behold in you, Catholics, Americans, mothers, wives, religious, career women and beloved alumnae of whom we can be justly proud. With the attainment of your degrees goes a sincere welcome to our ranks and warm congratulations from your alumnae. May all your roads lead to success, may your highest aspirations be realized! Most sincerely, Clare H321 2 S ff were y -S---,1 ' ,................,.... A.. ., -.,..,,, - 65.9, f fvv 1 RR ffl E, 11 J ?' in X I T Q , ffzfifnr-1'l1-Iffifwf - Mgfy Cgsfg Hr1,w1'11w.x.x llumrgwr- Elizglgeth Shgw fl.i-Uffff'1'f'- lean E. Miner ffflffff1'ff'f- Margaret F. Shea gfSSlN'I.llff' ,,I'f6'l'Ilfv1' ffrlilnrs Pauline M. Skerry Marion E. Black Mary Lou Muller Marilyn R. Walsh ffmfri This, the product of months of planning, picture tal-Qing, and endless meetings in the l'Alums nae Room", me this is our secret joy. We hope it will please You, our classmates, and You, our faculty and friends, for we have endeavored to remember each and every one of You within these pages which were so trustfully entrusted to our supervision. lt was pleasant work and a great deal of fun to select the choicest scenes and experiences of four years and preserve them in our very own "Elmata" and due to the capable efforts of "Bettianne", our Business Manager, we were able to finance this college memoir. Who will forget the many notices that Peggy Shea so faithfully posted for pictures and the secret meete ings of the editors? We hope that in the future, this book may keep us united as the members of the class of i950 and call us back to that time in our lives where youth, joy, and enthusiasm reigned supreme and where time was a hateful enemy who attempted continually to remind us that the pleasures of this world are fast-fleeting. H331 CL LVL ULF' September 19-21 - Ri:1,is'l'RA'i'inN Frosh and luniors signed first, We and our Soph Sisters arrived on the envied 'inext day", hurriedly visited the office and then looked for our sun-tanned "room-mates". 'll-li, girls, have a nice summer? What are you taking for an elective? Guess whos at our table?" "ffur'fi gnldwz Swplf'111fwr" September 22- Nlrxss nr' 'llllrl Hui,Y tliwsi' Dr Rooney, celebrant. 'Tor some of You, this is the first year, for others, another year, and for many of You, the last year " The Frosh stayed after Mass to receive the traditional Elms medal and a welcome from the Dean, Ulvfake your decisions with the sunshine." ' ,, , -, Y Y , x Tfiw !fl'y'l1fl'l11'lI lfrnslif' September 28-October If IXIIINIIUN Wiziiig The theme, Roman Holiday, the participants, Senior Senators and Pre:-:hman Plebians Will you ever forget those willing early morning clusters, :smiling errand girls and competent letter writers? Didnt it remind you of another initiation lllf'f11'1111 line-zip when the Frosh obligingly learned the Alma Mater song, interrupted occasionally by varied corrections from the policeman-like Seniors? Yes, the Frosh of '46. October 1- Ifuis Nii,.ii'1' "Finis coronat opus' '.., indeed a fitting climax to initiation week was Elms Night, celebrated this year in the Roman fashion complete Gift from ll ,llllllllif Sfslvr with pastel cornucopia and scroll place cards. After dinner the Frosh presented a comedy on the death of lulius Caesar Instead of the traditional knife Caesar fpleb, Lynchl was killed with a hammer, Nf:llIldl'lll7IllS lgffllru 1' +- 'ff Q-.vb , , .. Q October Zejixiun Him. IMY "The time has come, the luniors said, To speak of many things: Of loyalty to O, L. E.. Of dear, hard-won class ringsl" T011 rmczline Day 1949 October 3- C1.AssEs .uri t,fI.L'l: Ei.i1i'i'irms This year finds loanne Akey at the helm for the Iuniors, Maura O'Brien for the Sophomores and lean Fournier as Frosh representative. Mary O'Malley pilots the Spanish Club, Vi Cartier the French. October 12 - Coi,L'x1i:i's DAY October 19-Erixis vs. Mr. Hriixuiai: First debate of the season , . . subject for the year: "That the United States should nationalize its basic non-agricultural industries." l'rr'sfn. . . ll l!IlI.C'li' Fllllllgl' .' .' f October 24 f NINNSPIE-.I.IJ NInxrmri.xii.x So realistic was Mr Scanlon's performance that we could hardly believe that only one man occupied the stage. From sinister Mr Hyde to dejected Cyrano, the impersonation was superb. October 25 - Nlfxiiitx l.1i:R.xin' Discussions of the Lit. Club meeting included the work of the Marian Library and Union Catalogue. October 26 -s X i.-xitiztmix Si 'xi-if Xxxm xt i-.ii Congratulations, dear writers . . . henceforth your habitat will be the glass-door-enclosed Mulberry room . . . your visitors, those who peel-1 in and timidly question your progress Success to youl Nou: . . a Zl'O77?Ul1 of distinction October 3U4t'IAi' Axim Cnwx lwxiisi-i'ri'Ri2 Mass in the Chapel, celebrant, Chaplain Thomas B. Pierce . . breakfast in the dining hall, roses and pendants from the Sophomores and elm-leaf pins from the luniors . . . procession to Veritas . . , address given by Rev. Iames Brennan . . . "And you, my dear Seniors, are following this day a tradition that is five hundred years old and your gown is very close to the Bachelor and Masters gown of five hundred years ago which was one of the most respected articles of wear in the universities of the world, Your cap is the finishing touch of a knight and a monk, lt is not an idle ceremony- this investiture. You, today, before the presence of Christ where knight- hood was born are consecrating a tradition that is five hundred years old," get -Rf' if 1:27 hw, tw Q r 'lf 3 1 ' 4- 4 we-wi -qt -N L- "' 1 "lll1r1'sr115 l'I'IIt'l'l . . . fffzrisfus f!'iQ'IIllf-1 Procession from Veritas to the lounge of O'Leary Hall . . walking between the rows of underclassmen who were raising their voices in the Alma Mater hymn , . tea in the lounge and the sounds of "Congratula- tions, daughter . , greetings, Senior' '... dinner at Blakes and thus the close of a forever-cherished day. Yes, Cap and Gown Sunday, 1949-we will find ourselves reliving the highlights of that day and telling future generations of investiture exercises at the Elms. "Tru for lzrn. IPIPIISPU November l-Fuss or Km. Suxrs November gffllll-AI. Prmi. Sl'l-Q-Xhw ,xi X. ll. S. Mr Robert Ol-lerron, faculty member, explained the development and uses of the rubber substitute. November ll - Xruiisrit IE Ihr November 12 - Hmmm Il,-xv L First dance of the :season and under the enthusiastic .zuporvizzion of Madame Chairman Barb Carlisle it Swim' lfn11r11f1'llw' fuvllll Y 4-'- .7 . l, 1 .6 ll 'N-, ., , , 'QNX proved to be one of the gayest events to be committed to memory, ln pace with the coming holidays, the decorations consisted of merry "jack-o'-lantern" pump- kins, corn stalks carefully arranged to resemble typical scarecrows and bushels of gourds arid Indian corn set into clever designs or just "heaped" on individual tables as effective center-pieces. Tlzw Conznziflw' sits one out November 13f thin' IJ-xx' Al U. l,. H. Future Elmites and their doting parents took posses- sion of the gym, while we young maids watched from the balcony. Maybe in a few years , , . November 14-Nliss NItl,r:Ax ,un 'I'llI-I Nlnminx IMN413 We gazed, speechless . . . this was a new and differ- ent kind of artistry . , , this was dancing in the modern manner, A slim brunette skipped lightly around the stage i . now she stood transfixed, eyes uplifted, por- traying Our Lady of Guadalupe. After her perform- ance, Miss McLean explained some of the techniques of modern dancing and that night O'Leary Hall wit- nessed many side-splitting imitations. !.. nlfulllzl I lulfa' lwssnllsf November l7f Furs: Ibn' nm 'l'l-.tu mm. Mass a hurried breakfast . last minute glances at lesson plans and then tomorrow's teachers were ready for their first experience behind the "desk", C11 arm ing S11 rr lfv Cfz llI'llIl'f November 18 -Sm-ii fliiuii s The Danis Brothers had taken an overnight stand in Veritas Auditorium and the big show started at eight. Up went the curtain and "lo and behold" there stood lion tamer, bearded lady, Hawaiian dancer and a list ot other circus favorites smiling their sweetest at the startled audience and eagerly awaiting the clowns. Big Top finale November 20-,lrxioits Farm Fimsii Tea at Blake's . . . birth of many friendships . . sorority 5 la Elms. November 23 f ,f'HANIiSl.lY1fXtQ YA4IA'l'llPN Tussles with suitcases . . . destination noted on the week-end slip . . . last minute classes . . . ever faithful taxi . . . dash up the stairs to the puffing train . . . "Happy Thanksgiving, folks, I'm homel" November 28 - llim NlA'l'lH'1'lS Hmm RN ln her presentation of the Three English Queens, Mary Louise Hickey portrayed, with charming sim- plicity, arrogant Elizabeth, stubborn Mary and Alberts beloved "Vickie". November 29+lXIUYII-IS or 'riiil Uxirrzli Nuiuxs Keeping abreast of world affairs and also keeping things in the family, lacqueline Dent of the l. R. C. had MBrother lohn" take charge of the projector while the history students settled back to movies on the U. N. November 30 - lim 1A'I'lll'N Emma Remember the dessert bridge, beano and canasta games given for the purchase of a hectograph7 Orchids to Io and her committeel l December If Him Lim, Tm Rxuiigvi' Kathleen gives us an action shot of how to 'lroll or bowl a ball" and win a tournament. Congratulations, Kate, and keep that arm in practice for future sucessl Strike for Zin' December 2kFHi3v'H BRIIJIVI-1 Axim PLAY My dear ladies, you have never played bridge at all until you have played it in the French manner. The purpose of this bridge is to teach you to 'tjouer aux cartes" with success. For entertainment, we give you some of our finest actresses at their peak. Finis. December 3 - Ll l'l nm' XXVI-1LliENil ,..,...-W-1 Skirt' dr' MTl11'flI'l.fl'll-A Memorable as well as soul satisfying was this year's liturgy meeting. Highlight of the occasion was the talk on the Mystical Body given by Rev. Thomas H. Stack. luniors presented the show, Streets, while elderly Seniors served on the hospitality committee. Our own Father Pierce gave a talk with a practical outlook. fl37l .lly band 0f1I.flIfg1'SfS December 5 i l'1xr,-l'om. Pi..-nwirr Felicitations to that champ with a smile, Pat Hoganl December 7-Suii.ai.i'i'Y REf'r1P'i-lux A treasured moment in the life of every Elmite is her reception into the sodality of Our Queen. Never will we forget the night of our own reception or the numer- able times since then when we have worn our medal with pride. Father Michael Pierce was guest speaker . . . "we can hold Christ as she did . . December ll -fliirrisrims PROGRAM Glee Club concert at Veritas . . . December 13-Crm: flu iz AT Sr. 'l'irmiAs's Those rides on the bus . . . the party after the concert. December 15-tlrlxisixirxs l'.xiiiY , l ,-- XJ- 'fum x. , KJ f K Our l'11l1'rs This year, instead of having the rotunda furnish a background for the traditional Christmas party, the Social Committee, headed by Mary Connors, announced that the gym would house the gay holiday festivities. An enjoyable Yuletide skit, directed by Ianie Hughes, was presented and after a pleasant supper, Mary tSantal Roche handed out the presents from beneath the highly ornamented tree, Later came picture-taking in the dorm. 'F 'Vg I mf fl, img The' lillle Cherubs .' .' .' December 17-Ianuary 3-Ciiaisriwms VA13A'r1oN December 24- Iirus ox 'rua AIR During the busy holidays, the College Radio Work- shop presented "The Four Wishes" over Station WACE. Workshop members included Barbara Garde, Mary Murphy and Mary Mahoney. HAPPY NEW YEAR Iunuary 6 - Fi'rr'iiAxi' PARTY Bringing the Christmas season to a fitting close, the French and Spanish Clubs unite in a gala celebration. "I 'f'111'1l. yursluws . . . llllllllllff. l'lll'L:fl-l'llS-A Icmuary 7 --- ,Mmimia Toi- Sigxmns It only goes to prove that age is no handicap . . . the Alumnae returned this year and took the Seniors by surprise in the game that officially opened the basket- ball season, After the game the gym was transformed from a busy court into a smooth dance floor. Peg Manning was our chairman. ll38l Casey at the lzcslrrff Ianuary 10-Iliimiisi SPEARS 'ru A. if. S. Mr. William Markland of the Breck Company spoke to the members of the A C S on the chemistry of cosmetics, For weeks after, Breck was a favorite with the collegians, Ianuary ll -O. 5. P. Si-uxstms 5L'i-PER K A 4 1 . X 'Dire llwy fIl'fl'l-llg goufs rzzillrff' Spaghetti . , , piping hot . , . all for a good cause, the Overseas Service Program A . . Virginia worked with enthusiasm . , A the gym echoed with Mg-o-o-d". Ianuary 14-HLMS AT Wizsitix The Varsity took a bus ride to Weston arid, even though Regis was victorious, the team had a wonderful afternoon, P. S. -A We even stopped at Str Anns Ianuary 15-A flAl'I'EI.I,A AT Wi-:simian Choral groups first visit to the bane . . search for a Greek dictionary. Ianuary 20-'llRAI'l'S Simi Ai' YIQIKITAS A tremendous success . . . cars crowded into every available space on campus . . . inside the auditorium the audience thrilled to the rollicking folk songs, lusty yodelns, mountain calls and pre-classical airs of Palestrina . treasured souvenirs of the performance were the autographed program: Thr' Trupps gurlwr fflllllllf Ianuary 23-31 - lim is llmiig Bu i-is February 2fYivmin' Xl Xxxiii itsl' Three cheers for the Varsity and its Captain, Pat Tierneyl February SXNYIAIN Mmixs Another A C, S, function included the movies on the importance of nylon These were held in the lounge and everyone was invited, February 5 - -A Siu in 'lim Tea in the lounge . . . chatting with the gathering , . . listening to loan, Franny, Ginny, Clthy aiid lffa.y sing , . what a i'lii-iii,-irzii Sunday afternoifn Ciinipli- ments of the Deliating Society February l0f.li Nllrli l'ii-'vi-.wiiiic Doogs of secrecy were flung open and we heard the theme of the lunior Prom being sung, especially for I,lI1Il'I'I1gL -l1f'IlflI lfu' Flllffgt' fflnluls them, over the radio Yes, 'Till the Clouds Roll By" was a beautiful theme and the cloud-bedecl-ted gym was a midwinter nights dream. ll39l February 17-'l'iii1 tm This was Verdeoros of Christine, we saw work in both calm and xr, A xii FAH: night and under the direction many potential Bernhardts at stormy scenes. "I um leader nf flu' 1'1'gw" February 19 - Ziri-:R Him rim' For the benefit of the Southern Negro Mis- sions, Richard Ziter solo- ed at the piano again this year and made the works of such composers as Bach, Chopin and D e b u s s y reverberate through Veritas Auditor- ium, May his future be as bright as his musicl For him . . . I-38 lrr'ys.' February 19-21 - FuH'i'Y Hui its l,fiYH'l'lHY Christ with us and we with Him . , . if life were only as peaceful as the inside of our Chapel . . . yet what need is there to fear the future . , . He Whom the Wise- men sought is here . . . come, let us make a vigil . . . we shall keep forever the splendor of the flower-deco- rated altar . . . the rows of quietly-burning candles . , . :sweet smell of incense and the words of our favorite hymns . 4 , not forty hours but forty alinipiser. of eternity. February 21-4 XIHNII-N rm: limi xii Donation, a quarter, but we cant tell you the name of the movie . . . .1 everyone ready? . . , surprise, Scudda Hoo, Scudda Hay? 'ffflfrrrz fr' l1l'l'Ufl'u "tl . -ff -Ju- "Uh . . . is ffm! lmu' it zrurlrs .' .7 fu February 22- Huis VS. ALiiERrl's MAGNUS Debaters, Marianne Lynch and Frances Donelan, defended the affirmative of the intercollegiate question against Albertus Magnus in the Lounge of O'Leary. February 24 - Elms vs. Axiiisnsr This night did not bring a victory to the Debating Society, yet it was one of the seasons most enjoyable debates. "U 4' url' Ilnf lmlling mmf inlu lfu' grnzzurlf fn February 25 W Hmm Wuicixsimi- "Tomorrow--A Better World" was presented by members of l. R C, in coniunction with the Radio Workshop over station WACE. February 26- llum' tiimss-Ilmis Dist rss CIIIYA Tell me, are the Nationalists still on Formosa? . . Miss Kelly, give us a few words on the meeting. flzrppy finalf' for any d1'sc'1lssfn11, February 28 - SuIrAi,I'1'Y B xxx xn Something new at the Bazaar this year, a telegram booth from which messages were sent to both faculty members and fellow students at all spots on campus. Q ,I Hllnffll . . . r1c'Cord1'11g to Lvmz Bloyu March 1Ufl,E4.'l'IHl-1 l:Y IDR. Puri A distinguished speaker with just the hint of an Oxlord accent, Dr, Pick traced Catholic authorship in America After the lecture, the library became the scene of an rf' 5 X 3, 1-'S ft S. Ab' ' 'f , informal coffee hour at which Dr. Pick condescended to answer such questions as, "What is your work on Renascence?' ',..' 'Have you read The Woman Who Was Poor?" 206 . . . l7Il1I'lfPIll clozwz from 4364 March 4- ANNHI'ItS'l'-ELMS AT Hnixlu Bring out the green and gold . . . cheer with Gert, Burnsie and Connell . . , Elms tops Annhurst . . . later, both teams celebrated in the Cat and still later, an excursion trip with the visitors took place in which the dorms proved the chief source ol interest. 4600. fglzt . . . gn. fight . . . fUC1llI!7 z , f ,I 5' 9 , 'Q 'ft ' i 1 ,Q F ' - - 4. , -.'t . f f -r-t fthe" v n ft 2,51 -V 4 .-s.. 1 -f ' --,A " 4' on . -W b l, Q J, rx, , ,vs 1.4, Q it 1 Wir Jet ef '33 . 1 if . , . , , fff- . ,JL-Lf"'IQf,J , 0 T- - L, , W " "g"'I' if ' ,Q A gawk, 4. r , M ,,.. ., if A 22' l , -,,..,,- . t . , ,.. . ,, . , ., . " , -- V N vw-'fre-vw - 1 e-eff--'vu-.MW M We - . aff -' ii 6 A Q, fx 5 A it I fl' ' 5331 mf. ff, mm 11- tfwt-,. - M' an www H3 t 1 1 is , , , , 1205 1 5 xg , r , if X NyZl,iffq,,,g, Q, ,yi sit if 1 1 WI M59 1 . 1 f 't' 1 , if P ' ' ' A ' li , ',5'-oz. :.. ' N "5 ' ' fr f A f t ff rf 1 i f 3 ll A 452915 , 'P Q , 1. t x f UY,l1fClI flIOSf' 1Pl?I'f'l'lllllll1S .7 March l2f FATHER-lJAt'a.H'1'i:R ljAY Green carnations . , . rollicking lrish songs . . , dinner in the gym and, most important of all, taking Dad to Veritas Auditorium where groups ot girls, under the direction of Franny Donelan, turned the stage into a living map ot the U. S .... carnations also to El Dooley, '5U's smiling mistress of ceremonies. nllnfly . . . luzclr . . . 111111111-l March 16 f l,i3i 'ii mg ox Iiiigi'lim-liixi1'i'i1s Mr. Ralph Lucardi of the Chicopee Manufacturing Company outlined and explained the features of elec- tro-lcinetics Even the Biology majors were present. March 17'FR1lSll l'fx'i'i:i:iAix The Frosh took us on a l'Dreamer's Holiday" where, under the direction of Airline McGoldrick, important days of the year, such as Christmas, Valentines Day and Graduation, were cleverly enacted by members of the youngest class .4 lap for SI. Pat .' .l March 19-Si. ,IusEi'ii's IMY lte ad loseph and He will quietly consult His Son for you. March 20-23 - Si-iniiuai, Hriinrxxi Blessed indeed were we at this time, for in our Retreat Master, Father Paul Barry, S I, we met the type of person who will pass our way but once, Kwy In fha' kllllglllllll f' If f' AW' March 24-Smxisii Ani' Siwii-osiimi The Spanish classroom was converted into a Museo del Prado where Senior majors served as guides, each for her own special artist. Hfvllll' . . . lvl me lh1'11lf."7 March 25- lJEi:A'i'i: wirii Si: NIiiiii.u:i,'s Clare McDonnell and Mary Helen Nugent brought the decision to O L. E, in their at-home debate with Sl. Mlkelzl, I "Tv1l nw irlzvn ifs all ni'f'rf" March 27-Sinmixi. mf FHi:x1 ii Si.im.s Margaret Clifford, globe-trotting alumna, having traveled to France last summer, showed us slides of her visit. So impressive was her account that a sudden urge to see France gripped all present. H421 March Slf Hixiiir Home in X umm' An asset to the team, Pat Scanlon: ez-ccellent defense work This game concluded the intercollegiate sched- ule tor the year April 3 f l.i.xii.x Imuix Ben.:ori'1s Lenten drama, The Upper Room", pre- sented by the Frosh, opened Holy Weel-: activities . . Lent was fast-fleeing April 23-HHS lxm 4 infix Catholic l-lonor Society wdccrne.: 'SUI' choice- -Mary, Polly, Connell, Christine, leanne and Marilyn April 29 --Y Si-Him. Finn: xi. Wgiltzing in Tulip Tirr.e', thiirilfg to Vi Cartier and her c'Qirr'.rriittee.a May 1 Students ot the College ot Our Lady ot the Elms meet their new Bishop and President, l-li.: Excellency, The Mo.-at Reverend Christopher loseph Weldon Higfllllllf llrlfwr. IIUIUFUSII-A April 5-20- l'l.X5llzH YM unix Spring cleaning . . job hunting. April ll-l5ffN. F. 4.. 1.. 5. xi l,llINI1l HIVII Bon voyage to our delegates and representatives, Mary, Polly, Buzzy, Maura and Franny . . . send us a card between panel discussionsl April 21- Nli1R'mx l.EtI'Iil'RE Prof. Daniel Walsh oi Manhattanville College spoke on "The Challenge oi Thomas Merton". The City Council Knights of Columbus and the Elms' Alumnae co-sponsored the lecture, April 22 - B. fl.-l':l,NIS Him rim' An evening of music solos, duets, choral work by both clubs , B C orchestra post concert dance ln our neu' grvvn germs 5' 8 i 1 f 4 . V t nf 5 , . Yr , e , . A Q 'Nitro' . . . f f,n1'4' lfn' llwur Sffrwr . . May 14- Nlwilihk-IM: mlii-if lin Another Sodahty function to pay tribute to our Mothers ...' make your reservations with loan Holleran earlyl' May 16-Siixluirs Tirrx llicuixiii The curtain came down on the hncrl performance given by the Class of 1950. May 20-'lm Hui ii An afternoon dance in the gyrn .... f ponsored by the Athletic Club May 22-29f Rui in in-r nur llI,l if lfixxi. Pixma Any cmd Every Night -- 4 mirlixi, hdlrllll' Tfmu dos! t11.Sl7II.SS ffri' St'I'I'tlIlf.n "Oli ilu' flmz'ffr'y umnflz of JIIIIVH if GUllQ, we see you lnecleening us la arise anel leave llfie lfiame llfial slfiellereel, llfze sclfieel llfiai lulareel, llfie lfiearls llfial lavecl. Yau cleem il lime for us le meel llfze elawn ai, wlfial will loe le llfie Glass ai '50, a new clay. Uur lfzearls are sael ai your cammancl ancl our ieel loear leaclen weiglfzls for lave aliaclfies us lfiere ancl wlfial clasp is sifranger? Yei, sweel lolessing, iear Claes nal accempany us an aur Cleparlure ner will il ever weave ilseli info our pallern of life iar we lake willfi us ine iruils ai four years well spenl ancl llfie lenawleelge llfial Qlfirisl ierever guieles us. Tlfie grains al lime are iew ancl iasl slipping . , , llfze year ancl manllfz lfiave alreaely are riveel , . . llfze clay is only araunel llfie Cerner. 50 ilfien, loeiare leaving, lei us willfi yeu, lancl Yaullfz, parlalee in Marys Day, Glass flay, Seniar 23rem ancl all llfie even ls llfial loareler arauncl llfiai iinal, allqimperiani clay llfzai is sa elreaeleel yel sa laverle eGemmencemenl. E F H441 u ' in Q Q pin fi 1 AP 5 3'-l L vga. fgqg f iU"x,, " A x . 5 f gg 4 Wxf - M-si, an ff ' hx ,S.Wi. Q fl' X, .H 113- ' , "' A W. x ,fungi 1 X Q' , ,gg 'gi 1 rf, , l 3" 1 ..., 5 ,x ,Q u ., ' Q i K 1 ' . Q y ,typ - g , Q , I gh Q ,- a f 1 'Y Zi' ,, s' Q' in 'Va' .f ,. XA uw Q 'Q 5 2 I ll' Q J ,is K ' - an Q 5 u, wa-I' 'M' ' ' w 1' ' 1 7' 'P ss ' -2- Ki. Q ' ig, in 1 Q y N ' , 4 x , x P' 55' ' 'Q f' 9' Wx. 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Q1 4 Class Marshal Mary Helen Nugent Class Orator Clare A. McDonnell Class Prophet Marilyn R. Walsh Class Poet Ieanne F. Brault Class Historian lacqueline A. Dent Class Will Mary P. Casavan Class Song Mildred I. Frawley FRIDAY - Class Picnics Senior Ball General Chairman ur Bull Com rn ifffw Gertrude F. Donovan Chairman ex officio lean E. Miner Chairman of Music Margaret M. Iasper Chairman of Refreshments Barbara A. Bastien Chairman of Decorations Mary Anne Nolan Chairman of Programs Rosa M. Fernandez SATURDAY - Afternoon - Seniors' Reception into Alumnae Evening - Alumnae Banquet Honored Guest- The Most Reverend Christopher I. Weldon SUNDAY - Baccalaureate Address and Benediction MONDAY-Conferring of Graduation Honors by His Excellency, The Most Reverend Christopher l. Weldon, DD., Bishop of Springfield Cfdifif 08140, CANTATA OF 1950 The Autumn of our College doys hos come. Our lost Elm leof is turned to purest gold. The story of our College life is told, Not in honors lost or won, But in o host of treoisured hours shored, Our Lodys compus foiir dnd sweet, The proyerful quiet of Retreat, The frogronce of her Chdpel flowers, Youths cdreless goiiety ond disoppointments The confidence true friendship brings, The books, the studies - hurrying to cloiss, Truth, volues, knowledge firmly closped. The Autumn of our College doys is here, And these ore vivid, cherished souvenirs Of Winters verse ond Springs sweet melody. Contoto of our life ot C. L. E. sting l 3-V88 Four years ago, Our Lady of the Elms extended joyfully her welcoming arms to a young and eager group of freshmen. As time passed, during every jeweled moment of our college days, we absorbed the Christian faith and boundless love of our Patroness and our faculty. We labored, lamented, and rejoiced on a campus whose purpose is ultimately our adoration of God and a dedication of our lives to His service. We experienced gradually an intellectual, moral, and spiritual awakening and a realiza- tion of life and the responsibilities it holds for us. Today, we, the Class of l95O, plant our tree, the traditional gesture of our departure. As our tree will grow in the soil of the land, so may we grow in the wisdom and dignity which can be ours if we choose to strive for it, As our tree is nourished by nature, so may we be nourished to fulfill within ourselves a greater spiritual fervor and an appreciation of our background of honor. May we be f' "" -' ' ab 5, Vrdv . Mi S , L. ll 5 Us .L -M., Omfion blessed with the grace of God to apply in the future that essence of loyalty and integrity which has been our example in the past. For our generation the task will not be an easy one. Can we fully comprehend the com- plexities of a compromising, modern world? Sheltered within a bulwark of Christian ideals will we be able to assume the cloak of realistic fearlessness which is expected of us? We can . . . we must. As our tree will branch out and display its verdant beauty, let us shed our light of truth to others. Through goodness and charity we can teach the philosophy of the Christian which expresses itself, not by words, but by a practical unfolding of knowledge in the essence of our daily lives, Lastly, as our tree will proudly raise its branches to the sky, may we, the Senior Class of l95O, raise our hearts in thanksgiving to the God who has given us these treasured years which may remain, not only cherished memo- ries, but the foundation of an even greater life ahead. N3 ,gg---........,-, "' .lt----... --- in ---.2-...--,,,L-++E -m..-.,,,,,,.- Y 1-1 21- ai' - f .vi 1 ggi 'Q ' , . . ..,. '-f'.jL.J.A.. icy, 4 .., ,, . .. llfl '5"?-'5:+5 14 s 4 L: in Y - ,gn Q 0 5 5 . 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EgEHQ::iMI I I I F Egg J if 977, V , Y I Y F I L I I F I I IEIIEI EEE IIE, fEI.QVE 'I,L II? IEgI9+IDD If V Ef L 'I' L Ei I I 1 I' I' I7 I' V I OF YOUR fOLOR5 GREEN AND GOLD AND DAYS THAT WE PASSED HERE wE'LL REMEMBER DLE. AND FRIENDS WITHIN DUE HEGRTS. ECI 5 Ii EEE 3 ?A Eg EEF' ,Q EEE Il I45Ig I, 5 IEeI FvI"LF-lg: IEJTEE ' F I5 ' 51491 CALM W!! Preamble In the four years passed here on the campus of the College of Our Lady of the Elms, we, the seniors, weary and worn from academic labors, and instilled with wisdom, knowledge, and worldly acumen, wish in our generosity to bequeath a portion of our possessions to those we must leave behind. THE CLASS WILL We, the senior class of l95U, being of sound mind and having exceeded all other classes, past, present, and future in our academic accomplishments, leave here on our beloved campus a few treasured tokens of four happy years. We trust that vou will "use them wisely, hold them high, and guard them well". ARTICLE I To His Excellency, The Most Reverend Christopher I. Weldon, our president, We, with the echoes of his festive arrival still in our ears, leave our best wishes for happi- ness in his new diocese, a solemn pledge ot fidelity to his leadership, and a sincere promise of continued prayer for a truly spiritual success in all things during the years that lie ahead. ARTICLE II To our vice-president, Reverend Doctor Iohn R. Rooney, is left our deep gratitude for the many labors, both known and hidden, that he has so willingly per- formed in our service. ARTICLE III To the Sisters of St. Ioseph, who have so unselfishly devoted their lives in our behalf, we leave every assurance of our profound appreciation, a sincere pledge of loyalty to them, and a fervent prayer that God will bless them abundantly. ARTICLE IV To the entire faculty of this dear college we, having reaped from their sowings the best possible harvest, wish in return to leave to them the very best that is in our hearts of earnest hopes for the full blessing of Almighty God upon their labors. ARTICLE V Barbara Albano leaves her ability to complete lab work in half the required time to Helen Vollinger. To Angelo Posco, Barbara Bastien leaves her com- plete file of information on the current theater. Eleanor Burns leaves the famed annex mouse-trap to Mary Roche. Grace Ayers and Evelyn Crevier bequeath their "remarkable punctuality" to any tardy underclassman. Rosie Fernandez, Rosalie Polanco, and Iudy Porrata leave to Alma Uriarte and Ellen Mayoral the task of carrying on the Spanish tradition at the Elms. To anyone who dares accept the challenge go Clare McDonnell's inimitable impersonations. A boundless generosity is left by Eleanor Dooley to lean Deschesne. Mary Nolan leaves that proud loyalty to Erin to all wearers of the green who follow. The illustrious titles of "King and Queen of Canasta" are left by lane Frawley and Mary Shanahan to any deserving aspirants to the throne. To Anne Finnegan goes Elaine Davis' "cheerful" before-breakfast disposition. Ioan Roy leaves her past interest in the Academy on the Hudson to cousin Iackie, Her admirable indefatigability is left by Ginny Iette to Rita Kellett. Mary Helen Nugent leaves her "Hi, my Girl Friend!" to anyone at a loss for a greeting. lean Miners enviable versatility is left to Mary Walsh. The Widely-enjoyed literary talents of Marilyn Walsh are left to Fran Ferrari. Mary Connelly bequeaths her admirable blend of happy virtues to sister Catherine. H501 Her flair for "la pos-sie" is left by Marion Black to lean Baillargeon. Grace Donovan gladly leaves to the swimming pool fund all the money she might have earned in the lend- ing of her scales. Her efficient and courteous taxi service to and from the college is left by Terry Ash to Grace Syner. To any future student of the classics Peg Shea leaves her devotion to Greek and all accompanying textbooks. Mary Connors and Violette Cartier leave, as an ex- ample to all underclassmen, their teamwork spirit Her perpetual effervescence is left by Barb Carlisle to Mary Fitzpatrick. Gert Donovan leaves her knowledge of the latest in popular songs to Kathleen Kiter and Lucky Molter. lackie Dent leaves to Marianne Lynch her enthusiasm for events historical. Her wide-eyed credulity is bequeathed by Ann McNamee to Annette Rafferty. To Mary Trainor is left Mary Costa's renowned reper- toire of "classics" such as "Collegiate, Collegiate". Carol Knight leaves her fidelity to Our Lady's Sodal- ity to Ioan Shea. To any fluctuating underclassman Gert O'Connell and Doris Giblin leave their unbeatable industry and thoroughness. Her meticulous care of the smoker is left by Peg Manning to a conscientious junior. To the highest bidder goes Mary Lou Muller's stra- tegically situated nook, Room l4, Mary Murray leaves to Barbara Garde and Maura O'Brien the duty of defending NFCCS against the attacks of the ICOC. lean Brault leaves her buoyant "I-lellol" as an echoed greeting to the incoming freshmen. Maripat Casavan's daily phone calls, the envy of O'Leary Hall, are trustingly left to Iune Sullivan. Franny Posco reluctantly bequeaths to sister Angie unlimited freedom to follow her own designs, Marietta Shea leaves "Charlie" and "Penelope" to mend their ways. Mary Ruth Spring entrusts her unending search for "Coreena" to anyone with time on her hands, To Ann Marie Donley, lulie Dunphy, and Ioanne Young is bequeathed the ardent loyalty of Helen Walinski, Alice Holda, and Marie Magner. Peg lasper and Peg Lively leave their sage tran- quillity to any Elmite in need of it. To some lucky junior is generously bequeathed Ann Scannells Telegram-Gazette communiques, ln Franny Donelan's hands is placed Polly Skerry's devotion to the Liturgy and the task of bringing it to a place of prominence on the Catholic college campus, Bettianne Shaw's musical inclinations, vocal and otherwise, are graciously left to Florence Nagle To two anxious juniors go Evelyn Walslis and Peggy Scott's anxieties about the "third finger left". To Carmen Chiara is left Tina Swords' embarrass- ment at the exclamation "What beautiful eyes!" Mary O'Malley leaves her smiling amicability to Clare Hurley, To the A. A.'s next president go Pat Tierne-y's lithe agility and all A, A, anxieties. lane Hughes leaves to her fellow New Yorkers a cheerful farewell and a firm admonition to carry on her devotion to 'lthe city of cities". Nancy Footit bequeaths her enviable ilCaf" position to some lucky junior. Mary lean Davis leaves those eleven o'clock sere- nodes for the enjoyment of all residents. ARTICLE VI The entire senior class leaves to all the underclass- men a fervent 'lthank you" for their friendship and a request for a memory and a prayer once in a while, Declaring this to be an entire deposition of our worldly goods, we place our hands and seal to this document in the year of Gur Lord nineteen hundred and fifty. The Senior Class of Our Lady of the Elms, .illllflillllf C,'llSlll'lIlI Class Attorney ll5ll ,' X X enjoin WLOIQ5 Z5 A DRAMA IN THREE ACTS Act l opened with the autumnal beauty of the Elms' campus as a background. The cast was busy re-living the activities of the summer holiday in their conversation, but the principal characters Y the seniors e- were trying hard to suppress their excitement. l-leaven knows we practiced and rehearsed three years, anxiously awaiting the day we would portray the impor- tant role of seniors. Yet the rising curtain found most of us gripped with stage fright. After our first awkward movements our acting was really put to the test in planning the Initiation of the Freshmen. That week saw us pretending to be the mighty senators lording it over the poor plebs, The good-natured frosh realized we were only playeacting and made their first appearance before the footlights a real success, The stage was set once more. This time the spotlight was focused on the costumes as the academic caps and gowns were bestowed upon us, the seniors. l-low stately the procession, how joyful and somewhat sad our hearts as we received the symbol of our achievementl The autumn festivities were superbly ended when the sophs took over the playhouse in Veritas Auditorium, Our merriment and wonder were unlimited A A for lo and behold, the circus had come to townl 'A' 'k 'k -k Act ll had a sublime opening in chapel as the freshmen were received into Our Lady's Sodality. Together we renewed our pledge of love and loyalty to Mary, our patroness, confi- dent of her guidance in the future, H521 The scenery was enhanced by the beauty of winter as plans for the Christmas party were discussed. While the Cflee Club was bringing the peace and ioy of the Christmas spirit to the surrounding area, our own campus was warmed and delighted by carol singing of the students. Our supper by candle light and the brilliantly trimmed tree have made the traditional Christmas party a treasured memory. We returned from the holidays with good resolutions and ready for serious work. After a brief struggle with blue books and semester exams, the spotlight was immediately turned upon the juniors and their well-kept secret of the Prom. What a delightful surprise it was to find ourselves dancing beneath billowy clouds with our own enjoyment as the silver liningl But like the clouds, that hour too rolled by and the stage was set for the next scene. Our Dads were welcomed and given the place of honor as we toured the United States, delighting in our national scenes and songs. This was our thanks to Dad in the Elms' fashion, The second act closed with our annual retreat. After reflecting on the past and summon- ing hope and courage, we felt our retreat master left us well fortified for the future. 'k 'k -k 'k The curtain went up on the final act with the Cxlee Clubs of Boston College and the Elms blending their voices in negro spirituals, stirring marches and familiar melodies both old and new. This gaiety was continued through the spring formal with its rhythmic music and exotic decorations. ln May we paid tribute to both our heavenly mother and our own mothers, to Mary with a living rosary on May Day and to our earthly mothers with our annual Mother-Daughter tea. And now we are enacting the climax of the drama ff commencement week. The support- ing props of the year, the study hours, basketball games, vigils, club activities, dances, stair singing, and all the others have their culmination in this week. The beauty of the moments speaks for themselves. When the curtain goes down on this last act we will hope we have finished well the dress rehearsal for our part in the drama of life. t153l KLM Mojo ec? Washington, D. C. March l9, l96O Dear Polly, Congratulationsl I could hardly believe my eyes when l saw the book, but there it was, "The Liturgy and the Layman? by Pauline M, Skerry. Good workl Now that the book is pub- lished you will have a vacation Cpardon the expressioni and time to edit the Elmanac. My vacation supposedly started last week, but there was as usual one more story to cover. Strangely enough that was a blessing that afforded me a wonderful opportunity to check on the class of 'SU for the Elmanac report you requested. The reason? . . . the capitol is swarming with fiftyites. Senator Iaqueline Dent was storming the Senate with vehement requests for more appro- priations for the R,R.N,PC.C.S.D. So inspiring was lackies speech that Mary "NPCCS" Mur- ray, leading exponent of the cause, despite the plague of such questions as, "Whats the com- mittee doing?" 'iWhere is the money going?" "What is the R.R.N,PC.C,S,D.?", was convinced that the cause was won. But not Opposition appeared in the form of Mary l-l. Costa, her pet project the l,C.O.C. flntelligence Club Off Cam- pusl, and the able vocal assistance of Repre- sentative Terry Ash. A battle royal was in the offing, or so it seemed, until the capitol s peace- maker and general conciliator, lonnie Miner, stepped into the picture. With an ease acquired at the Elms she placated the "bigwigs", calmed her associates, and won appropriations for both sides. Once again peace reigned. By the way, Polly, in case you didn't know, R.R.N.F.C,C,S.D. means Relief for Retired NPCCS Delegates. Theres still a bit of confu- sion about the affair, though. Now Washing- tonians are asking, "What is Nl7CCS?" While everyone else was settling the minor details at the capitol, Ionnie and Mary Costa invited me to start my vacation by spending a weekend with them, l saw here an occasion to glean a bit of information on the class of '5O. The two of them put their heads together and so added to my knowledge of 'SO that all l can say is "What a classl" lWhere have l heard that before?7 Mary, by the way, was on leave of absence from the Colorado Clinic and Research Founda- tion established by Doctors Virginia lette and ludy Porrata who have attained remarkable success in the practical adaptation of labora- tory discoveries to medical treatment. The biol- ogy lab was in the hands of Rosie Fernandez and Rosalia Polanco until the two decided to abandon science in favor of a home and family down Puerto Rico way. Grace Ayers immedi- ately took over the work, and ably too, She was later joined by Gert Donovan, but rumor .,'u,- 'QT if Kr mxe-2 K 1 ' T x- ls -N 'Niki f . 1,1 has it that the Donovan smile and cheery attitude do more for clinic patients than any amount of medical treatment. And then we find in quiet but energetic seclusion among the test tubes of the chem lab none other than Professors Gertrude O'Connell and Doris Giblin. To complete the Colorado version of the Elms science course we find special research being conducted in the field of x-ray by Elaine Davis and. . . yes, Mary Costa. The IGOC, is merely a side issue with Mary. Most of the business is left in the capable hands of Bettianne Shaw. A sort of "Who's Who" is published yearly by the association and the last time Mary saw Bettianne she was in a state of near collapse after trying to balance the books. I have it on good authority that the names of many fiftyites will be listed in the publication this year, among them Professor Mary I. Con- nelly of Fordham, winner of the Nobel prize for the modernized theory of square circles, Ieanne Brault, honorary poet laureate of Eng- land, the noted professor of history from the University of Bohemia, Mary Shanahan, and M. I. Frawley, whose new "Symphony Under the Elms" is the acclaim of the world of music. The symphony was a success from the very first presentation due to brilliant conducting of the orchestra by Marion Black and the financial backing of Nancy Footit and Marietta Shea. Iane's delightful music seemed doomed to die without a hearing until the Footit-Shea Artists, Inc., came to the rescue. Isn't it wonderful the way the Elms' spirit of cooperation prevails with the passing years? Do you read the sport page of your daily paper, Polly? If riot, here's a tidbit for you. The first morning of our weekend Ionnie greeted me with a beaming and self-satisfied expres- sion. The cause of her joy was the morning paper displaying Pat Tierney's breathtaking jump which copped her the Olympic skiing title in Switzerland. Moreover, Pat demonstrated an invention on which Ionnie has been working since her accident junior year-non-fall skis, They have parachute-like mechanism and it's a shame Pat couldn't wear them in the title meets. I-Iowever, she did well, as did a surprise entry from North Carolina, Mary Ruth Spring, who won the slalom event. When asked to what she attributed her skiing ability she com- placently replied, "I've seen it done in the movies." Now that I think of it they could have gotten away with using the anti-bonebreaker pre- pared by Mary. Lou Muller. In her free time '. I-I Q' ' -.-.-" '- . . .mf ..'.,-'f --. M73 ,. ' 0. - 53,-fu-" -5 V ", , ,- fo- -H?" ' , , 4g 551 y , . -lg ,--,-.gg-. . f' .f g- N , 1 .,??jffjf' Ziff .. L V. . rw i.731i?M'e-',4fr- Q ' V - -fl-1 fg f.,55:3g4-gf, . -V Y N' 3 ff A at ' 5 F- 351 ' - W 1- -'1'-.fr - 1- V4 , - ' ' , ,. ,,.-. - . .3 .V :-- . vw, UH-- zrxife- 1 "" --'f r1ff'.1f-"::. - -A , ' ' "-P 5' W' - ' 4' "' f "" ', T - " ' .,,.,' ,ffm-,s.-AQ: --' ' -' f -.,fA.- ,..-w. away from the Yale Experimental labs Mary Lou, like Ionnie, does a bit of inventing. Along with every bottle of anti-bonebreaker the buyer receives a pamphlet entitled "Ten Easy Ways to Break Bones" by one who knows. I hear that the Elms has added a large supply to its ath- letic equipment. Have you heard of the phenomenal success that Ianey Hughes and Grace Donovan are having with their New York advertising agen- cy? An example of their work is the thriving business of the Knight-O'Malley-Crevier Trans- Atlantic Airlines. The business was on the rocks when Iane and Grace took over the ad- vertising. Their first suggestion was that the three girls stop doing their own flying. Then they had them sponsor a new radio program. The program, featuring Marianne Nolan, is called "I Can Top Anything-Can You Top Me?" A free trip to France is offered to anyone who can top Marianne. Results are as ex- pected . . . no free trips. The airline works in collaboration with the Cartier-Connors Company in France. Mary and "Vi" have made a successful business of serv- ing tourists in every capacity. Although they started out on their own, they now have a large staff working under them. I155l Speaking of France reminds me that Mary Helen Nugent and Ann McNamee are traveling in Europe. "Mac" is on a special assignment for the magazine "Fashions and Milady" which she, Mary lean Davis, and Ann Scannell started a few years ago. The magazine treats of how milady dresses and acts and how she ought to dress and act. While "Mac" in Europe and Mary lean in South America take care of the fashion for the next issue, Ann is at home taking care of milady. "Nuge", who just received her Ph.D. from the Sorbonne, wrote lonnie that the authorities at the university were so sorry that Mademoi- selle Dooley could not complete her studies this year, and they hoped that her teaching duties at Laval would not be quite so pressing next year. Although "Nuge" has her many degrees, she is still being tempted to join Clare McDon- nell and Peg Manning in Hawaii. Barbara Albano just entered the partnership and their "Elmaloa-hey" resort is a marvel. Their chef is reputed to serve the best gravy and rice outside Watch Hill. Partnerships seem to be a fad with the class of '5O. Ioan Boy and Peg Shea find that their illustrations of books and magazines are in popular demand. Peg has just completed illus- trations for the new Greek Major course at the Elms. Apparently her own enthusiasm for the course inspired the college to offer it as a ma- jor. loan, on the other hand, is hard at work on illustrations especially requested by Fr. Stafford for his new notes in Psychology. As an aid in the study of the notes the Elms has purchased an inspiring and "inspired" supplement en- titled "How to Avoid Heresy in the Classroom" by Barbara A. Carlisle. Another course that was definitely inspiring was the "Marriage-Guidance". When Evelyn Walsh married George she started in on the suggestions. They bought a farm, she baked her own bread, but when George said it was a choice between a car and a buggy . . . you guessed it! On the other hand, Peg Scott White writes that when she and Bill brought Billy, Ir., and the twins to visit the Morse goat farm in Scituate Mrs. Morse lMaripat Casavanl was sitting back on the royalties from her best-seller book, "The Goat and I". Guess it all depends on the way you look at it. Another contribution by the class to the field of literature is Alice Holda's aid to popularity, "How to Be a Lady". Inspira- tion for the book dates back to junior Dorm I156l days and initiated but never-completed at- tempts at a charm course. Speaking of charm, Franny Posco, the eco- nomic advisor to the president, rules the capi- tol's social faction with an iron but charming hand. In other words, Franny is the center about which the Washington social whirl re- volves. Yesterday she gave a luncheon for Peg Lively who is on her way south to investigate living conditions. Peg has just been elected president of the national organization of social workers. I received a letter from Tina today. She was quite pleased at Peg's election, because it was Peg who influenced Tina in establishing the Swords' School for underprivileged children. Many a delinquent child has been cured at the school thanks to Tina's experience in teaching at the House of the Good Shepherd and also the able assistance given by Marie Magner, whose unruffled calm is always a boon in the midst of confusion and tumult. No doubt the latter's requests for peace and silence come more frequently in her present environment than they did at the Elms. Going back to Franny's luncheon you will never guess who was at the door when I walked in CI told you Washington was swarming with theml . . . Peggy lasper, Barbara Bastien, Helen Walinski and Eleanor Burns. Peggy greeted me with that old "Identify yourself, please." You'll never believe it when I tell you, but she is an F.B.I. agent! I always knew there was something unpredictable about her, but this! The other three, Barbara, Helen and Burnsey, are accompanying Peg Lively south. They have perfected a new method of tests and measurements. While Peg is investigating the conditions, they intend to measure the effects of those conditions on the children. As I say, you really never can foretell what the future will produce! And with that, Polly, I say "Finis!" to the efforts and successes of the class of '5O. If I've missed anyone just give me the word, but I think the count is right . . . 58 accounted for. Let's hope that Providence continues to shine on them. Best wishes to you and to all the class of '5O. May God love and bless us all, always! Marilyn R. Walsh, Your Wash. Correspondent CFor formality's sakel XX 153 6 v . :- 75 ' C: ' Q46 91 ,, -1:1 a i P " X 'x . 4 , -1 7 lf-TJ' 5 E: N1 , .v ' N 5' ,vm ' q 1 1'f'o"w X -I if x is lgn Vl Y L A Lug 332 2. i . i 1 -1 f 4 . ' 1 ,. 5. f- , I Q! Q l - U11 Q' cflclcnowledgments The following pages contain the names of those who, with their financial assistance, have helped to make this yearbook become a realization, Here and now We Wish to thank each and everyone of them. We are especially indebted for the full pages We have received from Our Sister Class, the Sophomoresg from The Iuniors and their Sister Class, the Freshmen, from Our Beloved Alumnae, from The Verdeoro Players and, too, from The Honorable Edward O, Bourbeau. 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A T A X CL U B Telephone 605 Q5 C-, COTRELL 81 X LEONARD INC. Compliments of gf 472 BROADWAY Jeanne D'Arc Circle tt! . No. 44 gi ALBANY . NEW YORK ACADEMIC REGALIA DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA CHURCH VESTMENTS Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1 JUDICIAL ROSES Q 2, Q1 H621 S 3 Z Q Q Q S X Q Q S 'S Q Q Q 2 Q Q Q Q Q Q 3 Q Q Q Q J' J' J7'.A'fJ:!'.A'f.A'fCf.Z!A'f!7J7'.A'fA'fA'f'.!ff7'.f.74f'.A'f'.f.7'.A'!'.!.7'.f'.V'.A'!J.7'.A7'.!.7'.A'f'.A'!' .f.7'.A'fA'ff' .ff J' .A'!'.!.V'.!.V'.A'!'.f.7'.!.7'.!:f!.7'.!' .A'7:f' Compliments of A B C TAXI CO. Tcl. Clmicopee 2054 All drivers Exfservicemen Day and Night We 256'f2 Exchange St. Never Sleep Chieopee Greetings from the A R B O R One of Spr1'ngfield's Better Restaurants WASHING G-REASIN6 POLISHING GAS - OIL Dry Cleaners 327 Belmont Ave., Springfield We own and operate our own plants ,.,-.. ,. ,3,,,-,,-Y. ,I,y. , E, , K 5 gil . I S 3-Q A yea? Always A R N O For Fine Shoe Repairs I 976 MAIN STREET f ,f58f:Jf59 J'J:'f'155",f5' Corner Wilcox and Main SPRINGFIELD, MASS. ' 1 1 RANGE and FURNACE OILS AUTH 607 Belmont Avenue PHQNE 711468 .x5!ff'ffQ59 44 S Q66 C C De :- CT C '71 rn I l wg Q5 5? U2 QF mg 0,6 2.553 ,nib m "' 00422 55 Deegvcf FD 'H 92501, :eq "' ow 43.952 5 .EE ifgfaig z- .- O m Qme.,.:.n DMT' P32533 f-1-:gp ggn-3-T' Q.,-1 C Urn li nd M5020 G ',: nfgffnfz C ca. ffl Soi'- U1 -s LAI Oiien r'?- U 05129 O '34 1? gcg ?l.?a:ESE" 3 H CDFL5 O' 23 550 WH? 0 Z3 mi' 0 goo E2 fa Ze IND ,UL-Ugg IPO msg '50 m lv gg '-HUT! :If :Dm 'H can 'Ui 93 we sf :Em im 455 9-33 U1 mi U2 f,-eeeeef epoeeffoeeeeeeev ee-f JZ' 1 K Sea Food Uur Specialty . James Makes, Prop. l 141-143 VVEST ST., PITTSFIELD, MASS. 2 ll63l 1ZS 5eS Dunocl-:En QA BROTH ERS A4753 FRANK RAYMOND Dial 7 -4144 Dial 7-4144 Weddings 1 Banquets : Parties Clambakes FOODS and SUCIAL SERVICE We Can Please Your Party, Too!! .' T R Y U S aZ ZEZZQZEEF2EEbZZiExE'EZEZE EiEE 11541 Q! . 1 4 Khwzlud zuddmgmpam, o I Plumbmg and Heatlng Contractors Sheet Metal Work Our Specialty 44 I 4 u 252 EXCHANGE STREET : CHICOPEE fi If T 0 NEIL8: SCN General Contractors 9 Elmwood Avenue Holyoke, Moss. 1 1 4568 of z-7450 I Q! O .I .I .I I .I 4 .I .I .I : Telephone 441 .I .I 4 .I I .I .I 4 .I .I .I .I 4 1 Compliments of .I 4 .I .I I 9 3 O O I .I I .I I 4 I 1 11 i 'e . .I .I .I .I I A3:n:wi:J:n:o25-:1n5:+32x:s3:'a1:a:u-.I-u:.:v.-n:.s:w4:x1-n:o:r.a3:1:u:u:n:.:.s:x::+:u:.:-s::f3:s:s:f:.:srl l 165 1 COMPLIMENTS OF Kink T ,I CONWAY C0 Plumbing and I-Iecfting CONTRACTORS 77 Winter St., Springfield, Mass. Phone 2-5131 24 Hum' Service u t ' Div " Co npl' ne it' 0 Dusty's TAXI Service FUNERAL SERVICE SPRINGFIELD PACKARD C A B S E R V I C E 6-7737 and 2-6100 Servlnt, Sprmgfield All New Packard Clipper Cabs and Vlclnlty At 'Your Ser fc 137 BRIDGE sr., SPRINGFIELD, MASS. 495 BELMONT AVENUE 'I' DILLON FUNERAL HOME E I 124 Chestnut Street : Holyoke, Mass. I I' I I 5::mum:u:sx:x:u:.i::r:.:o:n:x:tmmpmmmmmmmpmmmmmzmmmmmmppppmmzt I 166 1 L 0 . O I 1 I I T L L 1 I I L L I Cu revue 1 cm 1 11 1 5 f f L L I-IAF EY L L L L L L L L I I U I or I L . Q O I I Il e I I I I I I I L L L L I f I I' .f .l.V'.4'7J.7'.A7'.f.77Zl'.47J.7'.A7J.7J.7' JJ!7'.A'fJ.7'.A'fJ.7' J7.7'.J.7J' J' J' .A7'.A7J.7'.A'7J' J7' .L'f:'7?f .A7".A7' .!7'.A7'.l.7'.A7J.7'.J' .f.7'.A7'.A7J' Boston Fish Market C0lVlPI,IlVlI-TNTS or A Clams, Lobsters, Fish 982 MAIN STREET TEL. 7-1867 RESTAURANT P, , W iopzcetois G. Ammirato A. Ardito Compliments of fhe B Od I rl a shop I249 Main S+. . . LYN H W J C Springfield . L. W. CALLAHAN Compliments of Painting Contractor CALLAHAN BRGS. 48 Wesfford Circle Springfield, Mass. WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS Telephone 3-3062 Telephone 2-6969 We Sirive 'ro Please Compliments of Carr Hardware Co. Hardware, Painl', Plumbing Supplies, Elecirical James J' Dowd 86 Son Supplies, Household and Sporiing Goods Insurance 4I3 Norilu Sireei Nexl io Slrand Thealre PITTSFIELD, MASS. HOLYOKE I MASS' H671 5 l lx l .f-.A'!'J.7".A'!' A A fA7'.A'f'.!.7J.7J.7J7'.!.7J.7'.AfJ7'.!7'.!.7'.A'fA7'.Af .A7'.!.7'.!.7J.7'..A'f1' J7J.7'.A'ff.7'..A'f!' .l.?'.A7'.l.7'.I? 17' 3 3 Q Q 3 S Q S Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q 3 S S Q Q 3 Q Q S 3 Q X 3 Eli - Z I .r m V A Xts ,Y Q VK U f ' . Al J . . - at .X 'f SIMD? l I 5 'Q I ' f Q "f"ff 'ffn,,,,, fi, I T , ' Z U , t ' A x..m.,,, l.vu an ,.... , I, Q l THE HAIL MARY FRIEZE contributes to the child's daily spiritual growth in addition to its application as an art accessory. The complete frieze can he used as a permanent decoration for the walls of a childis room or the classroom. Contains a beautifully illustrated hooklet of activities. The New HAIL MARY Frieze 4 POSTERS EACH 12" x 36", IN ATTRACTIVE PORTFOLIO A new and beautiful poster set for art work and class activity in school, and in homes. The four posters are in outline form for cray- on and water color work based on the home life of the Bless- ed Virgin and the Child Jesus. Price. per set, 31.00 MILTUN BRADLEY COMPANY, SPRINGFIELD 2, MASS. WALL-STREETER SHOE COMPANY , ...., ..:f" 22fi,: I , NO- 2244 GOICIQH HH1'VeSf scotch G1-am Wing Tip Lace Oxffwd I' ' . lmggzff' Sold by ALBERT STEIGER CO., SPRINGFIELD, MASS. THOS. S. CHILDS, INC., HOLYOKE, MASS. E. M. BOLLES, AMHERST, MASS. M an Il fa cfu rm! b y Wall-Streeter Shoe Co., North Adams, Mass. 4EEZE ZE IE H681 Z5Zf1Z11Z555:ZZ5 Z1S Zf Compliments of E. W. LARKIN SI CO. B U I L D E R S SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS NEW ENGLAND CHURCH SUPPLY RELIGIOUS ARTICLES PRAYEEBOCDKS SPRINGFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Distinguished Fashions . . . for all occasions COATS - SUITS - DRESSES BLOUSES Ioecicllllxi ress I Qlwofa RIDGE STREET INGFIELD, MA FIRE and MARINE I- I- I Compliments of I I I- I I I I 195 STATE STREET SPRINGFIELD: MASSACHUSETTS -I-I-I-I-I-w - - -I-I-P -1-x-x- -I-I -I-I-I-v - - - - -1- H691 ""'I I I SPRINGFIELD I I INSURANCE 5 T T I I K . 51TQ'Q:f!'fS1'f51"Q5!i51'f5E!'f3Cf ...... - ........,,,, , F:i'3S5C1'C3f5':1'!':iZZ':U5'Z':i'CIif:i':U:i':i'3':!':i'C2if:i1 'SCS 'SCSCZUILS 1:1 l l T ZCKCSGJZG 'SCL ':0:i 1553331 CYS 3335 'SKS 'jf:U:iZ ZS l'?.'lU1CIi E 1' I 1 1' I I Ll 1 1 1 1 l 1 1 l 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 FIELITS HARDWARE Fort Pleasant Pharmacy , , Louis H. Selwitz, Reg. Ph.G. Moore s Pcunts Glass, Tools, Seeds Housewares, Hardware 32 Fort Pleasant Ave. 256 EXCHANGE ST., CHICOPEE, MASS, Phone 351 JC. USTURIEK W FHISQRM MLLE. QAUTHIER 2 6 Center Street CHICOPEE, M.-xss. 500 FRONT STREET CHICOPEE 2 MASS- Hos1ERY,M1LL1NERY,and LADIES UNDERWEAR Complinzenzis of COMPLIMENTS OF A. Girard and Sons, Inc. GRISE FUNERAL Ware, Massachusetts Hastings Compliments of Stationery Store College supplies tlRFlfTlNlZ CARDS FUR ALI. OCCASIONS CHICOPEE, MASS. H701 Phone 2-6246 Sp1'ingf1eld, Mass. Tel. 6-2850 The Italian Trading Co. 942 MAIN STREET SPRINGFIELD 3, MASS. Ioseph F. Loughrey F u r C e ll t r e RETAIL FURRIERS "Furs of Quality may be purchased at Loughrefs Fur Centre" MAPLE STREET HOLYOKE F. I. MALONEY Athletic Outfitter 555 DWIGHT STREET Compliments of IAN IS BAKE SHOPPE Q Q r 5 I li' 5 5 E Q2 I 99 2, 51+ Z :J ::-I O D, In 2 H1 3 Q is G 3? H Q- "H I Q Q Cn C' -U as Q as T H- 2 rn Q '-I E 2 C' UQ aL .1 CD I Bishop O'Leary Retreat House VVEST SPRINGFIELD, MASS. e e ee u George O. McGlynn, Opt. D. john O'Neil, Opt. D. I1 McGlynn 51 O Ne11 hi Optometrists I1 11 Bookstore Building, Phone 2-9514 11 H Z Q. I CD ' U2 2 g 3 f-U 5 Q Q 3 :U CO : i U1 E 0-IA Q El S- Q F1 2 F 20 5 fi Us Z ig :- co up 'D U: 2 : U2 gg Q CD Q U' 'S O I cn I A :' US. I w O 2. ' :TTI Q23 I-I-1 ' g E Z E I 0 l" FX 5' I -A U 2 E 3 Q S1 r. 5 92 Si rn 'M Q 5' a - .ch g . g 0- U LE 5 5 fnnn nnnnn on nn SPRINGFIELD, MASS. I I 1585 MAIN STREET 711 I I 4 . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 1 t 1 Compliments of 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 I 1 1 1 I 1 1 . 1 ..4 Fmmmmmmmmmmnmaammmmn ---- hhwhhuhhhhhb. i I 1 1 I LEU I IMARD 54 Suffolk Street Holyoke, Mass SULLIVAN S REAL ESTATE 92 MAIN STREET North Adams, Mass. HmmzEm::mmn:mm::m:pmmm:Di I 172 1 Jeweler fl, dl ,M I T. P. SAMPSCN C0 FUNERAL DIRECTORS I Thomas W P. Sampson, President Neylon Sampson, Director J 730 State Street I I 3 L. ,I '- i 500 Belmont Avenue 710 Liberty Street Q ,I ,- .I I .I I L 3 I -V12-J-32534-:i SZZlS3:0-3333332 S 2 - 3 S I3 - 2321220-2233:3224-225333-Fsiilv. H731 ,ef T Q' T E T I' I f- L L L L I I L L L L L '. I' ' E L L L L L L I I L L L L I T I f I. L L L L I I I I I I I I I' I I' - - - - - -1- - - - -l- - - .- I1 II U 5151155 D. C. Sweeney 85 Sons 220 Vvbrthington Street SPRINGFIELD : MASS. 155 517.05925 Cf Quality Furniture ' for Your Entire Home Ee.. 11 Citi SZ 1 2 Q: y Q- 5 - s, x S N, , 5. s x x -. x N.. 1, x x S LZQZUIE Daniel M. Keyes COMPLIMENTS OF WM. KAVANAUGH FURNITURE CO. 443 STATE STREET SPRINGFIELD MASS D amonds Wafches S lverware Gf+s GIVE JEWELRY 'rhe Lashng Sufi Wafche fem S24 75 Jewelers and Optlclan 38 Vernon St. 3-4185 Springfield Edu EI I H741 GERALD F. MORAN Divided Paymenfs af no addifional cos? MORRIS FUR STORAGE Cleaning Repairing Restyling 584 STATE STREET SPRINGFIELD MASS. ul D. Morris O Connor, Pres. and Manager .I .I I I .I I I U Tr- - .g..g- - .1-1... -9. - -I . ,I C om plzments 0 f I 'I I U 0 .I I .I I -I Q .I I , RELIHAN'S Electric 3 and Appliance Co. I .I I L 21 WHITE STREET J ul J 51151155115 E. J. 0'NEIL INSURANCE AGENCY H Real Estate and Insurance 22 BROADWAY CHICOPEE FALLS Springfield, Mass Telephone 9-1374 Rocky s Hardware Co. R J Falcone Prop. Palnts Tools, Wall Paper 991 MAIN STPEET Corner Union Sprmgfield Massachusetts Compliments of RICE ST KELLY, Inc. W. F. GARRITY GOOD FURNITURE PITTSEIELD, MAss. ll ROVELLI S T lephone 8 1 '77 BOSTON ROAD SPRINGFIELD MASS. I I . I I , , , , I .I . I . . , I I . f ' . .I I - - , . I , .I .I , I 'L 1 .I .I I S , '7 ul L I. .I .I .I .I I I sl I ul -Q A:-S - - S : - ROWLEY Motor Sales P A C K A R D North Adams : Mass. Compliments of ji 1 Sanford Hardware Co. ' 424 SPRINGFIELD STREET SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS 1 H751 fiUllllIfIIIlI'lI,.S' wwf SCHERMERHORN FISH MARKET tj , E 5:0 ARMORY STREET Il U T. F. SHEEHAN I1 FLORIST U 156 Smlc Struct SPIIIISIICILI, M.tss. Solinis Market, Inc. 1111 Vw!I1SI SIRLILI CI'IICOIJIiE, IVIASSACHUSETTS 51 STETSOIVS U MEN WOMEN II, II Ii E SPRINGFIELD : MASS. 'ANIMK Ivy the Ilur Less Ivy the Tctlrn 11511 IIVIJ PURE CANDIES RIGHT PRICES SHARP'S CONFECTIONERY Is Guaranteed If These Goods Are Not Satisfactory Return Th I U em o s Our Ice Cream Is the Cream of Creams WHOLESALE RETAIL SHARP'S HOME MADE ICE CREAM For Weddings, Socials, Showers, etc. 342 Front Street Chicopee, Mass. 'I'f,-I IUSI5 Complim ents of SITTARD'S SERVICE STATION NEWBURY ST. CI-IICOPEE, MASS. 11 Compliments of Springfield Civil Service and Commercial School 145 STATE ST., SPRINGFIELD Tcl. 28416 T a z z i Il i li Flowers and Gifts II Il SlPI'lllLl'IIt'ItI, IIIZISSZICIIIISUIIS IOTO MAIN STREET I r C Us Z1 U 1 E Dominoy CUM. AND E A ,l gi on CUMDANY 5 Ei Hi lg E E t Emerald Street t Chicopee : Massachusetts 'ul 31 5 114151 1s'l,,lM HNTS uh' E E W. F. PRINGLE at SUN Q U E E 3 E H H771 Ta-I-h I m-a-x-s-a-II-- - -Q-I-I-1-1-x-Q-1-I-s-I-h -n-T-1-Q-I-Q-I.-T-I-I-x-Q-s-I-I-Q-I-I-1 1 .I Qualify . . . Since 1898 g FRANK C. TYLUNAS I TRUE BROTHERS, Inc. FUNERAL HUME -I J e w e l e r s .I 159 BROADWAY ii Diamonds, Watches, Silverware CHICOPEE FALLS' MASS' I 1390 MAIN ST., SPRINGFIELD Chlcopee 1826 .I .I I Tel. 4-8584 I Cofmpliments of ' T H E V E N I C E 1 OF SPRINGFIELD, INC. J HOME OF PIZZAS-Specializing in Ifalian-American 'E Cooking - Privaie Dining Room for I WEDDINGS, BANQUETS AND PRIVATE PARTIES '! . . Lena and Jimmie Galano. Props. .I Wllllmansett, Mass. 952-960 MAIN STREET, SPRINGFIELD, MASS. . . .I .I I .E Compliments of COMPLIMENTS of V Ware TrllSt Colnpany CHICQPEE Ware, Massachusetts II9 Church Sfreei' NOTARY PUBLIC C o M P L I M E N T S o F Mm' cc rr , Edward J Ziemba Y Atfomzcy-at-Law WILLIMANSETT, MASS, IO CENTER STREET ROOMS 309-3I3 TELEPHONE I308 QZ EEZZ4ZZZiZNZZZ EIT3 H781 r J' .!7'.d!'.f .l'.7".A72l' JY' J7' .!.7J.7Z7'.A7'.!.7'.f.7'.I' JJ' ff CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES CLASS OF 1950 LOBEN MUBCHISON 81 CO. 333 Washington Street BOSTON 8, MASS. JOHN F. STOKES B.C. '49 District Manager D. G. Canty Co. Masons' Supplies, Sand and Gravel 12 SCHOOL STREET CHICCPEE, MASSACHUSETTS .!.7'.A'l'.A'f'.!.7'.I.7'.!.7'.f.7'.A7".A7".A'fJ.7'.A!' J' .f'.7'.A7'.l.7'.A7'.A7'.f' .l'.7J.7'.A'!J' Compliments of WILLIAM P. BROWN CO., Inc. Contractors and Engineers Heating-Plumbing-Ventilating 655 Worthingtoxm Street SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS COMPLIMENTS OF RICHARD A. DOOLEY .A'f!.7'.!.7J.7'.A'fA'fA'!'.A7Z7J.7'.A'f'.f.7'.A7J.7' .A'!J.V'.A'!'.!.Y'..A'!'.f' .A7'.A7'.A7'.f.7Z'!"..l' J.7'.A'!' .AY , v' H791 1 I1 4 Il 1 E C-wmplimmwfc Of E C:UlI1f'W!lIP1?71!X nf E A. E. BLAIR U 86 1 Elevtrical Contractor PRINTERS and l NQRIHAMPIQN 1 MASS. U ENCRAVERS U I --E U I U Tclcplwncs 2-WIRE 4-6671 I flTN1PI,IMENTS OF sw WORTHINGTON STREET Chicopee MCfCh3Ht7S E SIIRINGEIELD, MASSACHUSETTS ASSOCi3tiOH E B. E. CISOWLEY L A W L E R STEEPLE SERVICE Dealers In Plumbing and LctfllsflwflfluwvnflNyfthcfqL1z1lityf Heating Supplies uffwwrkfwcfdo U Q 32 EMERY STREET NIIRTHAMIHTUN, MASSACHIISETTS E SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS IT U , I1f, f I IV' gm MROOMOQAAK if If Qtsx ZATX SXIPE.-5' If N551 Sw 'II 'M ws? MELU 'A ri ev?-WXGYX I N K 80 GLENWOOD PHARMACY 1 ' :I D'11l11 A 11' PRESCRIPTION DRUGGISTS Phone 2-0257 71' I .' . ' ' .' . . .mb 511I.,.r1llgI-1, ms. NATIONAL LIBRARY BIN DERY 1 , 4w'rw1 A , 14 Ji I A FRIEND 323314 A I1 3?-4'5Zi5-T317 .x-m- -1.-....--n-- - :f:Q:Q:imm:v::u::Q1:L:'1'::1:fmr:.m:xc:::1:if::i:1:::Lr "J 1711111 1' I Siu 197 IXIEIHVICO B. II2lIl4il'l'S, R1-gn Pilill'lll. 4' pun HLIISI S1 aii1ll Nw IHXIIIINIINISHI WEST Slr'RINGl+'IEIID MA SSACII IYSETTS Hiblfuv flllll Iifll-lfl'l'llIIIIlf.'4 Iibillliiiilliij' Buunml T1-l. 3-T145 Fast Production Fine Reproduction P 6' B ENGRAVING COMPANY PHOTO ENGRAVERS l6I8 Main Street Springfield, Mass. 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