Fenwick High School - Blackfriars Yearbook (Oak Park, IL)
- Class of 1941
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"Before the altar, before God, l wish to express my gratitude to all who have
worked to help me during my time as principal here." These were the words
of Rev. William A. Fincel, OP., whose term as head of Fenwick had just
expired. "With final thanks l wish to thank the faculty and the students.
This will be my farewell. I offer this Mass for your intentions." On this
Wednesday morning, October 23, Father Fincel closed an eleven-year period
as a member of the faculty. l-le taught biology until his appointment as
principal almost four years ago. During his term as head of Fenwick he
instigated numerous changes. The present system of vocational counselor
was established. ln i939 the National Honor Society enrolled its first
Fenwick members. The new plan of giving marks bi-weekly, the elimination
of conditional examinations, a speech class for freshmen-these and
numerous other improvements were introduced while Father Fincel was in
charge. Everyone here at Fenwick wishes Father the greatest success in his
Rev, w. A. FINCEL, o.P., MA.
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REV. J. R. KELLEHER, OP., MA.
Rev. John Raphael Kelleher, O.P., has just concluded his first year as
principal of Fenwick, having taken up his duties on October 24. Previous to
his coming here, Father Kelleher, who left his position as pastor of a parish
in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, has had experience in school work. He taught
general science and algebra at Fenwick during the first year that the school
was opened, then joined the faculty of Providence College. Before that he
served as a radio operator in the navy and attended Catholic University as
well as several Dominican l-louses of Study. Father Kelleher in his short
time as principal has carried out even further the principles of his predeces-
sors. ln forwarding the Dominican method of education, he has done his
utmost to promote the ideals of Fenwick and to keep this school one of the
foremost Catholic institutions in the archdiocese.
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ln pushing back the year, we find it most appropriate to dedicate the
first section ot this volume to Who's Who. The personalities with
whom we come in contact are a major source of interest in the future.
We present in this section a word and camera picture of our faculty
and the method in which they present Catholic education at Fenwick
together with a view of the students at work and play.
REV. B. B. MEYERS, O.P., S.T.Lr.
Director of Studies, French,
REV. V. S. FELTROP, O.P., MA.
German, Latin, and Religion
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To provide for the various needs of Fenwick
students, three courses of study have been arranged
-the General, the Classical, and the Scientific.
The General Course is designed for the student
who will have to go to work upon graduation.
Therefore, as much scholastic training as possible
is given. lt includes such subjects as English,
history, mathematics, economics, and civics. lt
has the advantage of giving the students many
electives. The course is so arranged that upon
graduation the student will be qualified to enter
college, but emphasis is placed on the general
rather than upon the specific training.
The Classical Course is recommended for those
boys who wish to secure a degree from a college
as a Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, or Literature.
lt is the proper group of studies to select, if the
student wishes to specialize in letters, law, medi-
cine, etc., or to enter the Dominican Order or
Secular Priesthood. Classical and modern lan-
guages, and the credits required for college en-
trance are included.
REV. J. S. KENNEDY, O.P., MA
REV. R. B. CONNOLLY, O.P., M.A.
General Science and Religion
The Scientific Course is intended to provide an
appropriate foundation for boys who wish to be-
come civilfyrniechanical, chemical, or mining engi-
neers. B5Zl,tTlfiii'sfQQoulrfs,eithe Fenwick graduate is
prepared to pu,rsuefini i'i' college ,thej,iLl,5.d.i,es leading
to the Clegreelsof Bachelor' ff47Proper
emphasis is placed sn the sciences .Rand mathe-
matics necessary forthis specialization.
The relations between the faculty, students,
and parents have always been of the friendliest
sort. Each of the professors takes a personal in-
terest in his students. lf 'a student is having
trouble in his studies, a word to his teachers is
enough to secure him an abundance of help and
advice. On Parents' Night, the parents are given
a special invitationto see their sons in action in
the classroom, and to discuss their son's problems
with the priest. , l
The faculty is more than a group of men who
teach the boys, it is the body which governs some
580 students for six of the most important hours
of their day, Each of the priests has an influence
REV. C, B. MORRISON, O.P., M.A.
Chemistry and Geometry
REV. L. E. NUGENT, OP., M-A. REY- R' '- TUCKERg O-P-1 B-5 Rev. J. M. NUGENT, o.P., MA.
English pllyslcs and Meclmmcol Dfowmg Business Law, Economic Geography,
REV. J. A. MURTAUGH, O.P., B.A.
Latin English and Journalism
on the character of his students and must,
therefore, be capable of fulfilling his obliga-
tions. There is no better judge of human
nature, no one who knows better how to for-
mulate good character than a Catholic priest.
Consequently, the faculty is well qualified to
do a good job of character developing. As
friends, counselors, and teachers, the mem-
bers of the faculty are for four of the most
important years of a boy's life, the most in-
fluential of leaders toward making him a bet-
ter Catholic man. For it is during these years
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that the habits of thinking, speaking, and
acting, which he will carry with him for life,
The various classes have moderators,
whose duty it is to assist the boys in class
affairs. Their sound advice and helpful hints
aid the student personally. The same office
is held by Father Connolly in the Mothers'
Club and Father Fisher in the Fathers' Club.
Father Kennedy is moderator of the Alumni
association. Entertainment is arranged for
by the various clubs with the approval and
REV. W. D. VAN ROOY, O.P., M.A. REV. G. G. CONWAY, O.P., B.A
Mathematics and Public Speaking
REV. P. J. CONATY, O.P., B.A.
Dean of Discipline and English
REV. E. L. SKELLY, O.P., B.A. REV. J. D. MALONE, O.P., M.A.
History and English Economics, Civics, and Religion
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Mathematics and Religion Vocational Counselor RelgggOn..Fir5f Semester
assistance of the moderators.
The main reason why any Catholic institution
has its doors open is to teach religion. Fenwick
boasts of a religious system equalled by few other
high schools in the diocese. Of course, there is
a class in religion every day for each ot the stu-
dents. But it is more the phases of the subject
studied than religion in general which makes the
course so valuable. The curriculum is so planned
that the student, when he graduates, is well versed
in dogma and morals, Scripture, Church history,
and Catholic apologetics.
From his freshman year the student's mind is
molded so that he can discuss intelligently almost
any religious question from the Catholic point of
view. For example, if an argument as to atheistic
principles arises, an alumnus of Fenwick should be
able to cope with it from the knowledge gained
during his senior year. The courses are conducted
by priests-theologians of the Catholic Church-
who are well acquainted with Christian doctrine.
ln addition to the regular religious instruction
in the classroom there-are extra-curricular religious
REV. E, A. VITIE, O.P., B.A.
REV. J. A. SIMONES, O.P., B.A.
Latin and Director of Music
REV. J. J. MADRICK, O.P., BA.
General Science and Religion
REV. J. A. QUINN, O.P., B.A.
Spanish, History, and Religion
REV. E. M. MCGOWAN, O.P., B.A.
Mathematics and Religion
REV. C. M. FISHER, O.P., B.A. REV. E. C. LILLIE, O.P., MA
activities in which the student may participate.
The first and foremost of these is hearing daily
Mass. Each day of the school year a Mass is said
by a member of the faculty for those students who
wish to attend. During Lent the Sacrifice is cele-
brated in the gymnasium, thus allowing a greater
amount of space for the larger congregation. The
Mass is said, of course, according to the Domini-
On all the First Fridays of the year the students
are required to attend Mass in the gymnasium. At
these Masses Communion is distributed. Usually
more than half the student body receives the
Sacrament. Breakfast is provided in the cafeteria
after Mass. Each Friday afternoon at about 2:l5
there is Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
The religious groups are the Aquinas Discus-
sion Club and the Servers' Club. Both operate
under the direction of Father Barron. ln the
Discussion Club social problems are considered in
the light of Catholic moral teaching. Members
ofthe Servers' Club assist at Mass and Benediction.
REV. A. B. NIESER, O.P., BA- REV. M. M. BARRON, O.P., B.A. REV, T, J, RYAN, cj,5,y,, B,A,
l'llSf0VY Gnd RellQl0"l English and Director of Religious English-Second Semester
Also under the direction of the religion de-
partment is the annual Symposium honoring
St. Thomas Aquinas,
There is no need to expand upon the
activities offered and engaged in at Fenwick
today, for the present volume will amply show
by word and picture the various educational,
moral, physical, cultural, and recreational
activities engaged in by the students. A brief
perusal of this book will suffice to show how
Fenwick and her teachers fulfill their duty to
God and Catholic secondary education in the
United States by training young men in the
knowledge of Christian principles of right
living so that they may bring to the commu-
nities in which they spend their lives the
advantages of a Christian heritage twenty
centuries old--the great moral training and
guidance of the Catholic Church.
BROTHER R. J. SCHOFFMAN MR. A. R. LAWLESS, B.A. MISS LORETTA FRASZ, B.A.
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James Burke, treasurer
R i c h a r d Buckingham
vice-president, Rev. W
D. Van Rooy, O.P., mod
erator, Ned Maloney
president, Robert Allen
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Shortly after entering Fenwick in September, l937, the Class of '41
had its first encounter with the terrors of school life when the sophomore class
conducted for the first time in the history of the school an organized initia-
tion. The freshmen submitted and celebrated the cessation of the terrorism
by their first class party in the gymnasium at Thanksgiving time. Mean-
while officers ofthe class had been appointed by school officials. They were:
George Beckley, president, R. Murphy, vice-president, J. Jones, secretary, J.
Anlauf, treasurer, and G. Mullen, parliamentarian. The Rev. W. D. Van
Rooy became moderator.
In scholastic honors, G. Keller, W. McGah, and Joseph O'Keefe led the
class, appearing regularly on the honor roll. Ed McGinty upheld the honor
of the freshmen in the famous spelling duel with the second year men. At
the end of the year the freshmen under the direction of their moderator pub-
lished the first all-freshmen newspaper.
By playing at the Loyola basketball championship as a member of the
Fenwick team defending its championship, Jack Payette helped distinguish
the class, as did those first year men who fought their way to the finals of
the intramural boxing tourney.
Returning the following September as mature and distinguished sopho-
mores, the class elected their officers-Ned Maloney, president, Joseph
O'Keefe, vice-president, John Hopkinson, secretary, and John Cox, treasurer.
Keller and McGah continued their work as scholastic leaders of the class,
while J. Twomey and J. Kelly took an active part in public speaking activity.
The band had by this time a large number of the class enrolled as members.
At the end of the second semester when a call was issued for Wick reporters
twenty-three of the class volunteered for the jobs.
Maloney, Kennelly, Olsen, and Brady were the most likely prospects in
football, with Payette, Doherty, and Joe O'Keefe gaining prominence on the
basketball floor. W. Brown, R. Buckingham, J. McGowan, and Ray Collins
helped the swimmers retain their league title.
After a summer of vacationing the Class of '4l came back to school in
September, l939, ready as juniors, to take an active part in all school affairs.
Joe O'Keefe and Ned Maloney were elected as president and vice-president
of the class, while Dick Buckingham came into office as secretary, and
George Mullen as treasurer.
John Twomey joined G. Keller and W, McGah as a consistent honor roll
man. In the band J. Twomey won the office of vice-president while Bob
Dooley assisted him as secretary.
John Kelly, Guy Munger, and Jack Twomey took over three of the four
positions on the school's debate team and participated in both league debates
with other Catholic high schools and in the interstate tournament at Winona,
Minnesota, conducted by St. Mary's College.
Socially, the class now came into its own, since it was permitted by the
school to sponsor its own dances and activities. A successful Junior Prom
held at the Knickerbocker Hotel on Easter Monday was the chief social event
of the year. l-lowever, the class did not remain inactive the rest ofthe time.
A junior religion class, taught by Father Malone, sponsored the annual
Amateur Night. "Buckingham's Folly," a melodrama starring Buckingham
and John Griffith, highlighted the show.
Ned Maloney again demonstrated his ability at athletics on the football
team, along with Kennelly, and Bob Allen, who had worked his way up to
first-string center. Payette, l-larvey, and Doherty starred again in basket-
ball, Payette playing with the senior team.
R. Buckingham, Jim Burke, J. McGowan, W. Cullerton, W. O'Leary, R.
Thomfns, W. Brown, and Ray Collins again helped the swimming team hold
its tit e.
On arriving for opening classes as seniors in September of l94O, most
of the class found that as fourth year men they had extra duties and respon-
sibilities to assume, both in studies and extra-curricular activities. At the
first class meeting of the year, Ned Maloney was elected as class president,
Richard Buckingham, vice-president, Robert Allen, secretary, and James
Seniors took over much of the responsibility in publishing the All-Amer-
ican Wick, since they had key positions on the staff of the paper. Richard
Buckingham as editor, Guy Munger as assistant editor, and John Tierney as
copy editor. Joe Anlauf took care of the sports department while George
Keller handled the first page, Bob Dooley, the second page, Charles Jardine,
Joe O'Keefe, and William Jeffrey assisted in the editing and publishing.
Debating came into the lead when an all-senior team of John Kelly and
Guy Munger, affirmative, and John Tierney and John Twomey, negative, won
three championships in a row-the first, the Chicago Catholic I-ligh School
Debate League title in competition with other Catholic high schools of the
city, the second, the well-known St. Mary's tournament, bringing together
sixteen teams from four Midwestern states, the final championship, a West
Side title in a tourney sponsored by l-lennepin-Shield Council of the Knights
of Columbus. Fenwick took first place in all three of these contests. Jack
Twomey won second place in the St. Thomas Symposium.
ln various other activities senior class members excelled. George Kel-
ler, as editor, led the Blackfriars to a successful completion, while John
Westenhaver furnished the majority of action pictures for the book. Guy
Munger represented the school as corresponding secretary of Cisca.
Father Simones, band moderator, appointed four seniors as officers
early in the year. They were: George Welch, president, Bill Doherty, vice-
president, Guy Munger, secretary, and Joe Anlauf, treasurer.
John Twomey, George Keller, William McGah, John Tierney, and Jo-
seph O'Keefe vied for top scholastic honors through the year. The National
l-lonor Society added new senior members to its list, they were: Joseph An-
lauf, James Burke, William Doherty, William Jeffrey, George Keller, John
Kelly, Guy Munger, Joseph O'Keefe, John Tierney, and John Twomey.
Socially, the senior class sponsored the yearly Football Dance on Janu-
ary 3, l94l, and Senior Dance, June 9.
Standing out as stars on the football team were Captain Ned Maloney,
Bob Allen, W. Cullerton, and C. Brady. Captain Payette, Bill Doherty, C.
Brady, B. Aamodt, Ray O'Connell, and Joe Ryan led the basketball team
through the season.
Once again Fenwick retained the Catholic
with seniors, Captain Bill Brown, Bob Thomas, Dick Buckingham, John
McGowan, Jim Burke, and Ray Collins defending the title.
During their four years at Fenwick the Class of l94l has worked under
three principals-Father Baeszler for half of their freshman year, Father
Fincel for the next two and a half years, and Father Kelleher for their final
year. ln this time they have taken part in every activity of the school-
scholastic, social, and athletic.
League swimming crown
Burton Aamodt Carmen Alessio Robert Allen Thomas Allen Joseph Anlauf Joseph Baldassori
Adolph Bandur Robert Bauer Charles Brady Frank Brogan Robert Brousil William Brown
BU RTON CHARLES AAMODT
Riverside Public School
Basketball 3, 4, Golf 4, Ping Pong 2, Free Throw 2,
Wick 3, Junior Prom Committee, Band I, 2, 3, 4.
CARMEN FRANCIS ALESSIO
Manager I, 2, Boxing I, 2, 3, 4, Champ 2, Confro-
ternity 3, Christmas Baskets 3.
ROBERT LEE ALLEN
St. Francis Xavier, La Grange
Football I, 2, 3, 4, Basketball I, Track 2, 3, 4, Golf
I, Intramural Basketball 3, Free Throw 4, Confrater-
nity I, 2, 3, Football Dance Committee 4, Class
Secretary 4, Amateur Night Committee 3.
THOMAS R. ALLEN
Boxing I, 2, Confraternity 2, Band I, 2, 3.
Boxing I, Class Treasurer I, Confraternity I, 3, Band
2, 3, Treasurer 4, Wick 2, 3, Sports Editor 4, Dis-
cussion Club 3, 4, Manager I, 2, Servers Club 3, 4,
Football Dance Committee, Blacktriars 4, National
JOSEPH ANTHONY BALDASSARI
St. J ames, Maywood
Volleyball 4, Loop Tennis 3, Boxing I, 2, 3, 4, Con-
fraternity I, Baseball 3.
ADOLPH F. BANDUR
Intramural Basketball 3, Blackfriars 4.
ROBERT R. BAUER
Band 2, 3, 4, Manager I, Discussion Club 3
Servers Club 4, Radio Club 4, Blackfriars 4.
CHARLES B. BRADY
Football I, 2, 3, 4, Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Track I 2
3, 4, Canfraternity 3.
FRANK D. BROGAN
Christmas Baskets 3, 4.
ROBERT J. BROUSIL
Our Lady of Holy Mount
Baseball 3, Volleyball 4.
WILLIAM WARREN BROWN
Swimming I, 2, 3, 4, Confraternity I, 2, 3.
Augustine Bruno Leonard Bruno Richard Buckingham
James Burke John Burke Joseph Campagna
AUGUSTINE A. BRUNO
Sacred Heart, Melrose Park
Boxing l, 3.
LEONARD C. BRU NO
Mount Carmel, Melrose Park
Track l, 2, 3, Band l, 2, 3, 4.
RICHARD A. BUCKINGHAM
Swimming 3, 4, Wick 2, 3, Editor 4, Junior Prom
Committee, Senior Prom Committee, Football Dance
Chairman, Servers Club 3, 4, Cheerleader 3, 4, Con-
traternity 2, Secretary 4, Class Secretary 3, Vice-
President 4, Radio Club President 4, Blackfriars 4.
JAMES W. BURKE
Swimming 3, 4, Tennis l, 2, 3, Captain 4, Junior
Prom Committee, Senior Prom Committee, Football
Dance Committee, Discussion Club 4, Class Treasurer
4, Contraternity 2, 3, National Honor Society.
JOHN P. BURKE
St. Gertrude, Franklin Park
lntramural Basketball 3, lntramural Volleyball 4,
JOSEPH W. CAMPAGNA
St. Odilo, Berwyn
Boxing l, 2.
"Here it is"
Action, camera -
and then the dark
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Mother gets the
Anthony Cihlar Edward Chojnowski Raymond Clow
Raymond Collins Roger Collins Vernon Collins
ANTHONY J. CIHLAR
St. Barbara, Brookfield
Football l, Boxing I, 2, 3, 4, Servers Club 3, Ama-
teur Night Winner 3, 4, Orchestra I, Blackfriars 4.
IOWJOWI1 EDWARD J. Cl'lOJ NOWSKI
Boxing I, 2, 3, Contraternity l.
RAYMOND FRANCIS CLOW
Harriet E. Sayre
Track I, Boxing I, 2, 3, 4, Confraternity 2.
Swimming l, 2, 3, 4, Free Throw l, Baseball 3.
ROGER WALTER COLLINS
I-OHS and Slwff St. Edmund
Football I, 2, Basketball I, 2, Boxing I, 2.
VERNON J. COLLINS I
A social MUST
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Robert Cooney James Cormack John Cox William Cullerton Thomas Culligan Robert Cummins
John Dan William Doherty Leonard Donor Robert Dooley Robert Doucette Robert Fanning
ROBERT J. COONEY JOHN WILLIAM DAN
St. Catherine ot Siena Resurrection
Football I, Basketball 2, 3, Track I, 4, Boxing I, 2, Confraternity I.
JAMES B. CORMACK
Football 2, Boxing 2, 4, Contraternity I, 2, Amateur
JOHN J. COX
Football I, 2, Track I, Boxing I, Baseball 3, Con-
fraternity I, 2, Junior Prom Committee, Class Treas-
urer 2, Freshman Paper Editor, Blackfriars 4.
WILLIAM J. CULLERTON
Harriet E. Sayre
Football I, 2, 3, 4, Swimming I, 2, 3, 4, Boxing I,
2, 4, Christmas Baskets 3.
THOMAS EMMETT CU LLIGAN
St. Joseph Academy, La Grange
Football I, 2, Swimming I, Boxing 3, 4, Confrater-
nity 2, 3, Football Dance Committee, Junior Prom
Help of Christians
WILLIAM MAURICE DOHERTY
St. Joseph Academy, La Grange
Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Tennis 2, 3, 4, Band I, 2, 3, 4,
Wick 3, Contraternity I, 2, 3, Junior Prom Commit-
tee, Freshman Paper, National Honor Society.
LEONARD L. DONAR
St. Mary of Celle, Berwyn
Wick 3, Amateur Night Committee 3, Blackfriars 4.
ROBERT D. DOOLEY
Wick 3, 4, Band I, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, Junior Prom
Committee, Blacktriars 4.
ROBERT J. DOUCETTE
Boxing I, 2, 3, 4, Football I, Loop Tennis 4, Discus-
sion Club 4, Christmas Boskets 4, Blacktriars 4.
ROBERT THOMAS FANN I NG
John Finnegan William Fitzsimmons Frank Gisch Robert Gits Raymond Gleason Benjamin Goodall
Robert E, Gorman Robert F. Gorman Donald Gross Thomas Harrison Thomas Harvey John Hockberger
JOHN T. FINNEGAN
St. Mary of Celle, Berwyn
WILLIAM J. FITZSIMMONS
St. Francis of Rome
FRANK JOHN GISCH
Our Lady of Angels
Christmas Baskets 4.
ROBERT C. GITS
Football 3, Intramural Basketball Champion 3, Box-
ing 2, 3, 4.
BENJAMIN F. GOODALL, JR.
ROBERT E. GORMAN
Immaculate Conception, Elmhurst
Football 2, Contraternity 3.
ROBERT F, GORMAN
St. Peter Canisius
Boxing I, Conlraternity I.
DONALD JOSEPH GROSS
Football I, 3, Basketball 3, Boxing I, 2.
THOMAS A. HARRISON
Boxing 2, 4, Band I.
THOMAS J. HARVEY
Football 2, Basketball I, 2, 3, Golf 3, 4, Baseball 3
Wick 3, Confraternity 2, Junior Prom Committee
Football Dance Committee, Blacktriars 4.
JOHN JAMES HOCKBERGER
Football I, 2, Basketball I, 2, Contraternity I
Christmas Baskets 3, Boxing I, 2, 3, 4.
ohn Hopkinson Richard Hurley William lmpens
Iharles Jardine Jan Jarema William Jeffrey
JOHN G. HOPKINSON
Football l, 2, Boxing I, 2, Confraternity 2, 3, Foot-
ball Dance Committeeg Class Secretary 2, Junior
RICHARD C. .HLJRLEY
Football I, 2, 3.
WILLIAM FRANCIS IMPENS
Boxing 2, Camera Club 3, Confraternity 3,
CHARLES HOWARD JARDINE
St. Catherine of Siena
Boxing I, Wick 3, 4, Confroternity I, Blackfriars 4.
JAN ALEXANDER JAREMA
Boxing I, 2, 3, 4.
WILLIAM M. JEFFREY
St. Catherine of Siena
Confraternity lg Wick 3, 4, Discussion Club 3, Junior
Prom Committee, Boxing 2, National Honor Society.
Vlhat, no Mickey
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College ' I,
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"We also have. . .'
Robert Johnson John Jones Frank Karlov
William Keane George Keller John Kelly
ROBERT WILLIAM JOHNSON I
St. Thomas Aquinas
Football I, 2, Basketball I, Track I, 2, 4, Boxing I,
JOHN HUNGERFORD JONES I
Football I, Manager 2, 3, 4, Confraternity 3, Foot-
ball Dance Cornrnittee, Class Officer I. I
FRANK J. KARLOV
St. Paul of the Cross, Park Ridge
Boxing I, 3.
WILLIAM C. KEANE
Swimming 3, 4.
GEORGE M. KELLER
Sf. Catherine of Siena
Boxing I, Confraternity I, Wick 2, 3, Page Editor 4,
Football Dance Committee, Christmas Baskets 4,
Blackfriars, Editor-in-Chief 4, National Honor Society.
JOHN MICHAEL KELLY
St. Francis Xavier, La Grange
Wick 2, 3, 4, Debating I, 2, 3, 4, Confraternity 2,
National Honor Society.
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Jseph Kermelly John Kopacki, Jr. Andrew Kuhn Milton Kuttenberg Richard Leahy Donald Lewis
lorman Maloney John Mariner Joseph Minar, Jr. James Minaghan James Morrissy Charles Moysey
JOSEPH FRANCIS KENNELLY NORMAN EDWARD MALONEY
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball l, 2, Diving Champion Ascension
lf BOXHWQ lf 2, 4- rooiboii 1, 2, 3, captain 4, Basketball 1, 2, Track
l, 2, 3, Intramural Swimming 2, Boxing l, 2, 3, Con-
traternity l, 2, 4, Junior Prom Committee, Football
JOHN C. KOPACKI, JR. Dance Committee, Class President 2, Vice-President
Sf. Pius 3, President 4.
Boxing 2, Confraternity l, Servers Club 3, JOHN JOSEPH MARINER
ANDREW M' KUHN Football l, Basketball 2, 3, Boxing l, 2, 3, Confro-
St. Petronilla fernify 3,
Football 2, Track l, 2, 3, Wick 3, Discussion Club 3,
Servers Club 3, Christmas Baskets 3, 4. JOSEPH R. MINAR, JR,
MILTON JOHN KUTTENBERG BOXir1Q li Am0feUV Nislhf 3.
JAMES EDWARD MINAGHAN
RICHARD C. LEAHY Sr. Luke
St. Catherine of Siena Boxmg 2' 3' 4'
Ecaotbrillog,B2J,SIi,tS45'Confraternity 3, Servers Club 3, JAMES EMMETT MORRISSY
DONALD C' LEWIS Football 2, Boxing l, Blacktriars 4.
Sf- Af'Qe'O CHARLES Movsev
Football COY1fI'Gl'el'l'lll'y ll, Emerson, Berwyn
Basketball 3, 4, Golf 3, Captain 4, Baseball 3, Ping
Pong 2, Boxing l, 3, Football l.
George Mullen Connie Mulligan Guy Munger Joseph Murnane Jerome Murphy Richard Murphy
Charles McCabe John McCabe Leland McCabe William McGah Edwin McGinty John McGowan
GEORGE P. MULLEN CHARLES N, McCABE
St. Angela St. Angela
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Boxing 2, 3, Wick 2, 3, 4, Con-
traternity l, 3, Football Dance Committee, Junior
Prom Committee, Class Treasurer 3.
CONNIE F, MULLIGAN
Boxing 2, 3, Football Dance Committee, Christmas
Baskets 3, 4.
GUY E, MUNGER
Boxing l, 2, Wick 2, 3, 4, Debating 3, 4, Contrater-
nity 3, 4,- Discussion Club 3, 4, Junior Prom Com-
mittee, Football Dance Committee, Christmas Baskets
3, 4, Symposium Finalist 3, Band l, 2, 3, 4, Cisco
Secretary 4, Blacktriars 4, National Honor Society.
JOSEPH HOBAN MURNANE
St. Catherine of Siena
Discussion Club 3, 4, Christmas Baskets 3, 4, Black--
JEROME JOSEPH MURPHY
Boxing 2, 3, 4.
RICHARD G. MURPHY
Football l, 3, 4, Track 2, 3, Contraternity 3, 4, Dis-
cussion Club 3, Christmas Baskets 3.
Football 3, 4, Contraternity 3.
JOHN R. MCCABE
Boxing l, 2, Confraternity l, 2, 3, Football 2, 3,
LELAND J. MCCABE
St. Paul of the Cross, Park Ridge
Swimming 4, Discussion Club 4, Boxing 3, Christmas
WILLIAM J. MCGAH
Boxing l, Wick 3, Discussion Club 4, Christmas
Baskets 3, 4, Chairman ot Vocational Committee 4,
EDWIN J. MCGINTY
Basketball l, 2, Bowling 4, Intramural Basketball 3,
JOH N MCGOWAN
Swimming 2, 3, 4, Wick 3, Contraternity l, 2, 3,
Junior Prom Committee, Football Dance Committee,
Christmas Baskets 4.
ert McGuire Martin Mcl-lugh John McKerr
rge McMahon Raymond O'Brien Raymond O'Connell
ROBERT BERNARD MCGUIRE
Bond l, 2, 3, 4, Confraternity 2, Blackfriars 4.
MARTIN EDWARD Mcl-lLJGl'l
St. Robert, Milwaukee
JOHN FRANCIS MCKERR
Wick 3, Junior Prom Committee, Football Dance
Committee, Boxing 4.
GEORGE W. McMAl-ION
Football l, 2, Baseball 3, Servers Club 3.
RAYMOND E. O'BRlEN'
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, 4, Boxing 3, 4, Football
RAYMON D A. O'CON NELL
Basketball 3, 4, Confraternity l, 2.
"Glad to meet
Wow! some test
Edward O'Connor John O'Donnell James O'Keete Joseph O'Keefe
William O'Leary Fred Olsen John Payette Thomas Powers
EDWARD JOSEPH O'CONNOR
The noonday lull
"0uch! my ear
Servers Club 4, Boxing 4, Blackfriars 4.
JOHN E. O'DONNELL
Track l, 2, Boxing l, 3, Discussion Club 3, 4, Christ-
mas Baskets 4, Servers Club 3, 4, Blocktriors 4.
JAMES JOHN O'KEEFE
Football Dance Committee, Christmas Baskets 3, 4,
Confroternity 2, 3, Blackfriars 3, 4.
JOSEPH D. O'KEEFE
Track l, Ping Pong 4, Wick 2, 3, 4, Confraternity
l, 2, 3, 4, Junior Prom Chairman, Football Dance
Committee, Discussion Club 3, 4, Christmas Baskets
4, Class Vice-President 2, President 3, Blackfriars 4,
Basketball 2, 3, National Honor Society.
WILLIAM F. O'LEARY
Football l, 2, 3, Swimming l, 2, 3, 4, Junior Prom
Committee, Servers Club 3, Confraternity 2.
FRED M. OLSEN
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Track 2, 4, Wick 2, 3, Christmas
Baskets 4, Boxing l, 2, 3.
JOHN JOSEPH PAYETTE
Basketball l, 2, 3, Captain 4, Track l, 2, Christmas
THOMAS JOSEPH POWERS
St. Patrick Academy
Football l, 2, 3, 4, Confraternity l.
hn Raclke James Rogers John Rogers John Ronan Joseph Ryan Anton Schorsch
'illiam Schulewitz Raymond Schuster Paul Sikorski James Smith Joseph Spingola Joseph Strnad
JOHN H. RADKE WILLIAM J. SCHULEWITZ
Ascension St. Giles
Basketball 2, 3, Track 2, 3, Tennis 3, 4, Boxing l, 2. Volleyball 4, Boxing 3, 4.
JAMES W- ROGERS RAYMOND THOMAS SCHUSTER
Sl- GWIQS St. Joseph Academy, La Grange
Football l, Discussion Club 3, Football ij T,-ack 4.
JOHN C- ROGERS PAUL P. sikoizski
Sl' Edmund St. Mary, Riverside
Foolboll lf lnffcmuml Basketball 3' Intramural Basketball 3, Boxing l, 2, 3, Wick 4,
Debating 2, 3, Discussion Club 3, 4, Camera Club 3,
Christmas Baskets 3, Blackfriars 4.
JOHN A. RONAN
ReSu"eC"O" , , JAMES JOHN SMITH
Swimming l, 2, Volleyball Champion 4, Christmas S T. h
Baskets 2, 3, Confraternity 3. t' 'mol Y
JOSEPH S. RYAN
St. Angela JOSEPH PETER SPINGOLA
Football l, 3, 4, Basketball l, 4, Confraternity 3. Resurrection
ANTON F. SCHORSCH
St. PGSCOI JOSEPH E. STRNAD
Football l, Swimming 4, Golf 3. OUV L0dY Of the l'l0lY Mount
Robert Strueber Leonard Stuczynski Eugene Sullivan John Sullivan Robert Thomas John Tierney
John Tracy Ralph Triska John Twomey Philip Uhl Charles Vesely John Voda
ROBERT F. STRUEBER
Servers Club 2, 3, Christmas Baskets 4, Blacktriars 4.
LEONARD VINCENT STUCZYNSKI
Passing Champion 3, 4, Boxing 2, 3, Contraternity 2.
EUGENE PATRICK SULLIVAN
Football I, Boxing 4.
JOHN JOSEPH SULLIVAN
Football l, 2, Basketball I, Boxing 2, 3, Confrater-
nity I, 2.
ROBERT E. THOMAS
Swimming l, 2, 3, 4, Track 2, Christmas Baskets 3, 4.
JOHN W. TIERNEY
Wick 3, Copy Editor 4, Debating 3, 4, Contraternity
3, Discussion Club 3, 4, Boxing I, Christmas Baskets
4, Blacktriars 4, National Honor Society.
JOHN J. TRACY
Track 2, Servers Club 3, Contraternity I, Blackfriars
RALPH F. TRISKA
Discussion Club 3.
JOHN E. TWOMEY
Boxing 2, Wick 3, 4, Debating 2, 3, 4, Confraternity
2, 3, Junior Prom Committee, Christmas Baskets 4,
Symposium Finalist 4, Band 2, 3, 4, Blackfriars 4,
National Honor Society.
PHILIP E. UHL
Cathedral Chapel, Toledo, Ohio
CHARLES GEORGE VESELY
St. Francis of Rome
Loop Tennis 4.
JOHN J. VODA
St, Mary, Riverside
Football 3, Basketball I, Track I, Confraternity 2,
Boxing l, Blackfriars 4.
hornas Ward Albert Weber Joseph We-ger John Weilancl
eorge Welch John Westenhaver Thomas Zaccardi
THOMAS VINCENT WARD
Boxing l, 2, 3, 4, Discussion Club 3.
ALBERT PETER WEBER
Football l, Basketball l, 3, Boxing 4, Confraternity
l, 2, 3.
JOSEPH E, WEGER
Boxing l, 4.
JOHN F. WEILAND
Volleyball 4, Free Throw 3, Discussion Club 3.
GEORGE B. WELCH
St. Alexander, Villa Park
Football 2, Band l, 2, 3, President 4.
JOH N L. WESTENHAVER
St. Francis Xavier, La Grange
Wick 2, 3, 4, Confraternity 2, Junior Prom Commit-
tee, Servers Club 3, 4, Camera Club 3, 4, Christmas
Baskets 2, Blackfriars 4.
THOMAS VINCENT ZACCARDI
Last minute peeks
"Who said so?"
Interesting and novel ideas have been presented throughout the year to
make more enjoyable, as well as educational, the courses presented at Fen-
wick. All the students found their work made more interesting due to proj-
ects, new equipment, and other classroom helps.
In the first place one cannot help but notice the important place reli-
gious instruction holds in the curriculum. Besides the spirit of religion
which permeates all the classes, a full period of formal religion is offered to
each student every day.
Classes for the improvement of reading and speech, inaugurated as part
of the English courses, have very definitely shown their merit. The students'
recitations are made with the exactness of an oration. Thus while learning
their regular lessons, the class is also being educated in speech.
Upon entering any senior American history class, one would be remind-
ed of the Senate in session. Open debates have been encouraged on
the material being covered in class. This took hold rapidly and hardly a day
passed without a heated discussion. Weekly papers on outside reading
supplement the course and are required of every student.
Great improvement in the biology laboratory has been made in the last
few years. New equipment has presented many additional advantages to
the biology students. These improvements include an incubator, aquarium,
and models of various animals, some of which were constructed by the
For the last two years Wick members have received preliminary instruc-
tions in a special journalism class. This one semester subject, affiliated
with the junior English course, has presented to the boys a well rounded
knowledge of newspaper activities. By the time these budding journalists
have finished this course they have written, edited, and laid out at least one
complete newspaper page.
German classes have been showing their ability in the musical field.
Having the use of many German records, the students often sing popular
German folk songs.
As a help for future courses vocational conferences were conducted
again this year. Outstanding men in all fields of business were invited to
lecture on their professions. These talks were open to both juniors and se-
niors. Because of the remarkable success that these conferences have met
with, it is hoped they will be annual practices at Fenwick.
Scientific studies take an important part in school activities. Two
large and well equipped laboratories present to ambitious students opportu-
nities to secure a sound foundation in scientific studies. These periods help
to familiarize the students in handling apparatus essential to chemical and
Members of freshman speech class couple
study of grammar with oratory.
Microscopes and specimens aid students
in biological research.
American history class makes use of
maps to supplement discussions.
In well-equipped laboratory chemists
experiment to verify lecture notes.
Demonstrating scansion of English verse
Rudiments of letter-writing practiced by
junior English students.
Physicists observe natural laws in semi-
weekly laboratory sessions.
Donald Dillon, president
William Brady, treasurer
James Killgallon, secre
tary, William Bucking
ham, vice-president, Rev
C. A. Carosella, O.P.
llli MES Ui ill2
Members of the Class of i942 have completed their first year as upper-
classmen. For them this has been a year of accomplishments. During the
entire year the juniors under the guidance of their moderator, the Rev.
Charles Carosella, OP., have gained honors for their class and for the school.
Many members of the class distinguished themselves in athletics, scholar-
ship, and in the various school and social activities.
Shortly after the opening of the school term the juniors elected Donald
Dillon president of their class, Bill Buckingham, vice-president, Jim Kilgallon,
secretary, Bill Brady, treasurer, and John Maher, sergeant-at-arms.
Scholarship among the juniors has been outstanding. They were
represented on the l-lonor Roll by Joseph Krickl, J. Donal O'Bryan, and Mike
Kerwin. Almost a score of juniors merited honorable mention.
The Class of '42 has played an important part in athletics. Winning
major letters for football were: Jim Kilgallon, next year's captain, Bill Brady,
Don Dillon, Angelo Provenzano, Harry l-larris, Maurie White, Bill Ostrander,
Henry Angsten, and Charlie Singer. ln basketball Bill Griffin, Don Dillon,
Angela Provenzano, and Dick Bennett received minor letters, Griffin merited
his for playing on the heavyweight sauad. Since no juniors received major
F's for basketball, Coach Lawless has decided to wait until next year to elect
Bob Jarka was unanimously chosen to lead the i942 swimming tearn.
Other juniors who will help the Friars battle for their ninth Catholic League
swimming championship are Pete Barrett and Don Svitak. Several others
swim on the junior team. Bill Brady and Charlie Singer were members of
the tennis team.
The juniors claimed practically a clean sweep of honors in the eleventh
annual Intramural Night staged in the gym Saturday evening, March 8th.
Juniors reached the finals in swimming, ping pong singles and doubles, light-
weight and heavyweight basketball, and loop tennis doubles matches. ln
swimming l-lenry Venn, John Dullard, John Bastien, and John Markarian
were victorious. Art Dalton and Bill McElligott captured the loop tennis
doubles championship for the second consecutive year. Mike Romano won
the ping pong singles trophy and then teamed
up with Harry Harris to take the doubles
The lightweight basketball championship
was won by the team composed of: captain
Bill Schnell, Harry Harris, Denne Mahoney,
Bob O'Donnell, Bill Murphy, and Tom Foley.
They defeated a senior quintet, l2-lO. The
heavyweight title was captured by the team
Of: captain Al Lingle, Bill Walsh, Bill Murphy,
Kenny Pinns, Bob Vaughan, John Markarian,
and Bill Larkin. Lingle's basketeers defeated
a rival junior outfit, l6-l2. ln the doubles
bowling matches Al Lingle and George Hefner
led the school, Bill Larkin was class singles
James Ahern Henry Angsten Albert Arado
Robert Arzt Ottavio Baldassari Claude Bandur
John Bannon Peter Barrett John Bastien
TOP ROW-John Behrends, Richard Bennett, John Berberet, Richard Bergen, William Bischel,
Robert Boehler, William Brady.
MIDDLE ROW-Thomas Brogan, Frank Bruno, William Buckingham, Philip Cagney, Robert
Callahan, Donald Carbon, William Cassin.
BOTTOM ROW-John Clark, Theodore Colgan, James Collins, John Conley, Thomas Conlon,
William Conrad, James Considine.
Results of the annual golf tournament
showed Maurie White, junior, tied with Kenny
Pinns, senior, both having shot 8O. Other
juniors who scored below 90 were: George
Jeschke, 82, Bud Doody, 83, George Hefner,
84, Bill Kirby, 85, Bud Dalton, 86, and George
Greene, 88. The highlight of the day was
a l72-yard hole-in-one by Bill Buckingham on
the seventh hole. This was the first ace made
in the history of the tournament.
After weeks of battling, three juniors were
victorious in the boxing finals. These champs
were: Denny Mahoney, l35-lb. class, Bill
Conrad, l45-lb., and Bill Walsh, heavyweight.
Extra-curricular activities have offered an-
William Cotter James Courtney Jerome Coyle
Dennis Crowley Richard Cummins Richard Cysewski
Arthur Dalton Thomas Dempsey John DiCostanzo
TOP ROW-Donald Dillon, Walter Donlan, William Donlan, Arthur Doody, John Dullard,
John Feeley, Matthew Foley.
MIDDLE ROW-Thos, Foley, Charles Frett, James Gaskill, Henry Gianatasio, Francis Gleason.
BOTTOM ROW-William Glennon, Lawrence Goedert, George Golden, Martin Golden, George
Greene, William Griffin, Charles l-larkins,
other outlet for junior enthusiasm. The band
includes among its musicians fifteen members
ot the class. Those with journalistic interests
have joined The Wick. John Clark and Ted
Colgan are editor and assistant editor, re-
spectively, for the coming year. The juniors
who attended the National Scholastic Press
Association convention in Cleveland were
Ted Colgan, John Clark, and Bob McAuliffe.
Tom Conlon, Ted Colgan, Mike Healy, and
Bill Buckingham have prepared themselves to
uphold Fenwick's debating honors next year.
The Discussion Club is made up largely ot
juniors. Mike Kerwin is secretary ot the
Radio Club. John Roth, J. Donal O'Bryan,
Harry Harris Jerome Havlis Michael Healy
George Hefner George l-leltfrich Joseph Hester
John Hopkins Leonard Horbas James Hasty
TOP ROW-William Hasty, John Hudson, Robert Huff, Robert Jarka, George Jeschke, Ber-
nard Keegan, Lawrence Keegan,
MIDDLE ROW-Raymond Kelleher, Eugene Kerr, Michael Kerwin, James Killgallon, William
BOTTOM ROW-Charles Kramer, Joseph Krickl, James Kucera, Harry Langlois, Charles
Larem, James Larkin, William Larkin.
and Jake Lightner were members of Cisco and
participated in the weekly discussions ot this
The Christmas Basket Drive was aided by
members ot the junior class. Those who vol-
unteered to collect and distribute food were
Bill Buckingham, Jack Feeley, George l-letner,
Bill McElligott, and Henry Venn.
As upperclassmen the juniors have under-
taken their first year ot social activity with
great success. The Junior Prom, held in the
Tower Ballroom of the Stevens l-lotel to the
music of Johnny McPartland's orchestra, was
one of the social highlights of the year. John
George l.eBel Robert Lewis John Lightner
Alfred Lingle John Maher Dennis Mahoney
John Mammaser John Markarian Benjamin Martin
TOP ROW-Emidio Marzicola, Robert McAulitte, John McDermott, Robert Mclilligott, William
McElligott, Thomas McGloon, Frank McLaughlin.
MIDDLE ROW-Richard McNichols, Edward Metz, John Morrissy, John Murphy, Robert
Murphy, William Murphy, Otto Nerad.
BOTTOM ROW-Donal O'Bryon, James O'Connor, Robert O'Connor, Robert O'Donnell,
Joseph O'Donohue, Joseph Organ, Robert Ostrander.
Clark headed the committee in charge of the
dance. Approximately l89 couples attended,
making it on outstanding financial success.
This was the largest crowd at a Junior Prom
in the history of the school.
Amateur Night was presented by the ju-
niors December l9. Father Malone appoint-
ed Jim Ciaskill master ot ceremonies and John
Clark chairman. Chubby Elmer Sagehorn
played Santa Claus.
Because of their widespread participation
and cooperation the juniors have gained re-
spect for their class and have prepared them-
selves to take their place as seniors.
Vincent Pacifici Kenneth Pinns Anthony Pitra
Angelo ProvenzanoWilliam Quirk Robert Riley
Robert Rock Michael RomanoJames Roorda
TOP ROW--John Roth, Harry Ryan, Ralph Ryan, Elmer Sagehorn, Joseph Scheda, William
Schnell, Donald Schram. J
MIDDLE ROW-Charles Scott, Robert Shevlin, Charles Singer, Frank Stava, Donald Strueber,
Donald Svitak, Robert Terese.
BOTTOM ROW-Lewis Terlizzi, Raymond Thorn, Robert Vaughan, Henry Venn, William
Walsh, Robert Wanamaker, Robert Weber, Maurice White.
Robert Goedert, treasur
er, Richard Finn, presi
dent, Rev. E. M. Mc
Gowan, O.P., moderator
William Parker, vice
president, Frank McDan
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Under the apt leadership of Rev. Edward M. McGowan, OP., moderator,
the class of l943 is destined to a prosperous future. Although the sopho-
more class is comparatively small, the members have already shown that
they are capable of managing coming affairs with apparent ease. Even at
the present, several "sophs" are holding stable positions in their chosen
Among the sophomores there is an unusual interest in the field of sports.
At the end of the football season, minor letters were awarded to B. Bertucci,
F. O'Malley, J. Higgins, C. Kelbe, and F. McDonald. From the same class
moral support was provided by three new cheerleaders: W. Keegan, D. Dan-
hauer, and R. Cross. For even a better view of the sophomores at their best,
one only need to refer to the championship swimming team. R. Hoelzer, W.
Hatch, and F. LeBrun were important factors in attaining Fenwick's fourth
consecutive swimming title and each justly received a letter for his skill. The
swimming trio of D. Fleming, F. Domke, and J. Costans won the 75-yard med-
ley intramural award. On the same night D. Fleming was nosed out of the
ping pong championship in a very exciting match. When the awards were
given after the basketball season, F. McDonald and T. Tobin were presented
with minor letters for their promising ability. An extremely large number
of sophomores fought in the annual boxing tournament. T. Weger dupli-
cated his victory march of last year and was again presented with a silver
glove. J. Quirk and R. Richardson, both sophomores, were finalists in their
division, but Quirk succumbed to the latter in a very close bout.
ln other intramural sports, T. Tobin won the school and class bowling
trophies while C. Curran took the sophomore golfing honors. The sopho-
mores have, in fact, been enthusiasts both as competitive entrants and
Aside from athletics, the second year men are equally prominent in
their scholastic activities. The names of R, Goedert, T. Gavagan, J. Gunkel,
W. Rosemeyer, and C. Vana have almost constantly appeared on the Honor
Roll. At the same time, at least ten other names have spasmodically ap-
peared on the honorable mention.
C. Curran displayed his mystic ability on Amateur Night and was again
awarded a first prize for his antics. E, Dunne, J. Reedy, and R. Goedert
compose the three potential debaters of the class. During this last year
fifteen sophomores played in the band, twenty-seven more are now members
of The Wick staff, and at least six sophomores took an active part in the
Christmas Basket Drive.
The incessant assistance of Father McGowan and the class officers
combined with the unity of the students renders the class of '43 an outstand-
ing and progressive one. lt is most capable of fulfilling the requirements
of advance responsibilities in years to come.
Thomas Murtaugh, pres-
ident, Richard Cronin
vice-president, J a m e s
Walsh, treasurer, Rev, J.
A. Quinn, O.P., moder-
atorg Mark Angsten, sec
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A group of l48 boys entered Fenwick High School on Sept. 4, l94O,
to form the freshman class. After a week or two of typical greenness they
became normal Fenwick students and started out on their first year of high
Hardly had they settled down when a public proclamation duly informed
them of an initiation by their dignified upperclassmen, the sophomores. As
a result the following two months saw freshmen wearing bow ties, entering
the school by the rear door, or singing the school song. All violaters were
dealt with by the sophomore court.
Footballlwas the first athletic activity the freshmen undertook. The
frosh team had a fairly successful season, winning three of the four games.
The most promising players were Tom Murtaugh, Richard Cronin, Nick A.
Collias, Edward Tracy, and James Murray. Basketball was next and here,
too, the freshmen made an impressive showing. James Murray won a minor
letter for lightweight basketball, while Edward Tracy was a frequent substi-
tute. ln bantam and flyweight basketball, shields were awarded to Richard
Cronin, Raymond Dalton, Nick J. Collias, and Jim Walsh. Assurances of
additional swimming titles were given by many frosh mermen, especially
Tony l-lruska, Peter Brown, and Dan Ceski.
Intramural sports evidenced future leaders. The freshman golf title
was won by James Dougherty, the freshman ping pong title by John Majew-
ski, passing by Dan Sullivan, bowling by Raymond McMahon.
The school champion in the free throw tournament was Albert Siska,
a freshman. In boxing Dan Ceski was the victor over Tom Tierney in a spir-
ited fight for the 90 lb. championship of the school.
However, a class outstanding in sports is by no means necessarily slack
in scholastics. This was proven by Henry Harkensee and William Smith
who placed frequently on the Honor Roll.
ln other activities, whether competitive or not, the class of '44 was
equally fresh and vigorous. They were well represented at the football and
basketball games, and many of the musically inclined gave their services to
the band. The annual freshman paper was again published this year. The
editor-in-chief was William Cahill, while Edward Kline took care of the car-
toons. Another freshman who was outstanding in journalism is Arthur
Kaindl, who was appointed circulation manager of The Vlfick. This position
is usually given to a junior. ln the drive for "New World" subscriptions
conducted by The Most Rev. Archbishop Samuel A. Stritch, D.D., the fresh-
man class led all other classes in the number of subscriptions obtained. Also,
the prize for the individual student earning the most subscriptions in the
school was awarded to Donald O'Sullivan.
On March 24, l94l, the Moderator Rev. J. A. Quinn, OP., conducted
the election of class officers. The students chosen to lead the class were
Tom Murtaugh, president, Richard Cronin, vice-president, Mark Angsten,
secretary, and James Walsh, treasurer.
TOP ROW-J. Michael Collins, N. A. Collias, N. J. Collias, R. Dalton, J. Donohoe, P. Davclos
M. Doody, J. Doherty.
THIRD ROW-J. Cave, J. Coakley, J. Caulfrey, J. Martin Collins, W. Cahill, J. Clair, J. J
SECOND ROW-B. Bendig, J. Bertral, B. Bastien, VV. Bowron, R. Cronin, A. Connolly, W
FRONT ROW-T. Angsten, J. Ayres, J. Borkovec, W, Bell, A. Bracco, J. Braue, P. Brown
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TOP ROW-F. Gibbons, R. Hovlis, W. Houlilwan, R. Hickey, J. Hubbell, H. Harkensee, D.
Jensen, D. Jorema,
THIRD ROW-G. Galley, J. Healy, J. Hennessy, J. Hurley, E. Hastoles, F. Hogan, E. Hudson.
SECOND ROW-B. Finn, W, Flanagan, E, Fahey, B. Faden, J. Foley, T. Gorrnan, J. Gillen.
FRONT ROW-R. Dwyer, C. Davis, J, Dunne, H. Engel, W. Franklin, P. Foley, D. Ferrone.
TOP ROW-J. Ryan, D. Ryan, A. Siska, T, Sullivan, N. Snyder, T. Simpson, G. Sweeney.
SECOND ROW-E. Podolinsky, A. Powers, R. Provost, J. Rogers, A. Ruska, W. Ryan, T. Rey
FRONT ROW-D. O'Sullivan, J. Novak, E. O'Brien, M. McHale, J. Pointer, M. Pawlowslai
TOP ROW-J. Murray, J. Meyering, R. McMahon, W. McMahon, E, Maher, A. Maroni, R.
McCabe, J. McSweeney.
Tl-llRD ROW-M. Lulla, H. LaMonica, T. Martin, J. Matuska, T. Markarian, M. Munger,
SECOND ROW-J. Kucaba, F. Krasny, J. Kelly, L. Klotz, P. Long, J. Lawley, R. Leander.
FRONT ROW-J. Jacobs, J. Jans, E. Kavanagh, J. Kane, V. Kath, A. Kaindl, W. Keys.
TOP ROW-R. Urban, J. Walsh, E. Walle, R. Weber, J. Welch, J. Wilkin, R. Quinlan.
SECOND ROW-E. Schauer, E. Stelzer, P. Schneider, C. Tinebro, T. Tierney, E. Tracy.
FRONT ROW-J. Spanola, T. Sarnmon, l-l. Schwind, R. Stepp, N. Shanahan, E. Spaulding,
Realizing the necessity ot a sound body as well as a sound
mind, Fenwick has developed an athletic system of which faculty and
students are justly proud. In the Sport Side we strive to show the
varied program of physical education and competition whose purpose
is not only to build up the body but also to stimulate good sportsman-
snip both inside and outside ot scnool.
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Ever since l929, when Fenwick was first opened, till the present the
athletic department of the school has been regarded by the entire Chicago
area as one of the finest. Under the firm, but yet friendly hand of Coach
Tony Lawless the name of Fenwick in athletics has risen to the top, but it
was only through his unending efforts that it has done so. Tony is not only
the physical director of the school but is also the friend of every member of
Fenwick and the alumni.
Aiding Coach Lawless is Dan O'Brien who has been the school trainer
for many years. Dan is the one who spends all his time patching up the
fellows and providing for their general welfare. l-le also coaches freshman
football and handles the bantams and flies in basketball. Last but not least
is the athletic director of Fenwick, Father P. J. Conaty. Father succeed-
Coa ch Tony Lawless
Athletic Director Rev P
J. Conaty OP Trainer
ed Father McDermott as head back in
i939 and ever since then has handled
all the businesses of the department
with motchless efforts.
13 Fenwick 7 Ausm I2 We know of no school of compar-
22 ,Fenwick 6 gi, Mei 0 able enrollment," wrote Warren Ste-
29 'Fenwick 21 Sf. Philip O vens, sports editor of Oak Leaves,
13 FG"qWlClf 0 l-Q0 20 "where the training and athletic facil-
52 Z 55 lgfhjolle 2 Eies arenas complete as they are at
3 Fenwick 6 Jciiei 13 e'qW'C4'
lO 'Fenwick 34 Loyola O
i7 'Fenwick O Mt. Carmel 7
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True to form the l94O Fenwick Friars were one of the finest elevens
ever produced by Coach Tony Lawless. For the first time in the history of
the school the Black and White played in the tough South Section of the
Catholic League, and after a see-saw season finished in third place with five
wins and four losses. The team was composed mostly of juniors who were
green and untried, but who proved their worth by leading the team in scor-
ing. Captain Ned Maloney was chosen as one of the best tackles in the city
while center Bob Allen and halfback Ray O'Brien each received honorable
mention. Junior fullback Angelo Provenzano led the team in scoring with
45 points. Although hindered by rheumatism throughout the entire season,
left end Jim Kilgallon was unanimously elected captain of the l94l eleven.
Jim has been a monogram winner for the last two gridiron seasons.
Bibs Provenzano Bob Ostrander
l-larry l-larris Don Dillon
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Austin O 6 O 6
Friars open season under lights at Mills.
Provenzana hits for first count and adds extra
paint . . . Late in second quarter Phios
catches pass in the end zone tar score . . .
The next quarter was a see-saw battle . . .
Austin blacks kick and Phias again scores ta
end the game.
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Fenwick O 7 O O
St.Mel O O O O
Old rivolry renewed. Both 'reams play de-
fensive boll in eorly stages of game . . . Joe
Ryan returns punt for 45 yords ond 0 score
. . . Provenzono converts . . . Melites boi-
tle fiercely but Fricirs half The ottock. Game
ends with Friors on MeI's 5-yord line,
MAURIE VVHITE ...... Quarter
wi-im TOQY PRAISES
NED MALONEY . 5 Len Tackle, comm
HENRY ANGSTEN, left guard BILL BRADY, right guard BILL CLJLLERTON, left end HARRY
Fenwick 7 6 7 O
St. Philip O O O O
Lawlessmen face former line-coach's team . . . Pravenzano scores
first and adds extra point . . . Ray O'Brien races for long score as half ends
. . . Again in the third period O'Brien tallies with Pravenzano converting.
Many substitutes go into the game in the final quarter.
BACK ROW-R. O'Brien, R. Vaughan, J. Kilgallong M. White, N. Maloney, F. Olsen, R
Murphy, R. Allen, C. McCabe, G. Mullen, W. Walsh, M. Romano, R. Leahy.
THIRD ROW-Rev. P. J. Conatyg Coach Lawless, Dan O'Brien, W. Donlang J. Castinsg P
Cusakg G. Green, A. Lobek, W. Hollechekj W. Hasty, J. Hasty, W. Nuskog D. Mahoney, W
Sebastian, R. Petsinger, A. County, B. Bertucci, J. Jones, Mgr., Assistant Coach Larry Flynn
SECOND ROW--H. Angsten, A. Bennett, J. Kennellyj R. Murphy, T. Powers, C. Singer, J.
Collins, R. Ostrander, T. McGIoong G. Kelbleg J. Roordag F. McDonald, R. Wanamaker, Mgr.
FRONT ROW-J. Fitzgerald, Mgr., H. Harris, D. Dillon, NN. Conrad, W. Brady, W. Cullerton'
J. Maher, J. Ryan, C. Brady, J. Higgins, D. Mueller, Mgr.
HARRIS, right half
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Fenwick O O O O
Leo O l3 O 7
Catholic League opens . . . Friars start
strong but lose drive . . . Maloney unable to
play , . . Baranowski scores first touchdown
and converts . . . A quick, fake pass nets
the Lions another score . . . Friars halt Leo
in third quarter . . . ln final period Bara-
nowski adds seven more points to his collec-
Fenwick 6 7 O 6
' De La Salle O O O O
Friars bounce back after defeat . . . Play
on St. Rita field . . . Provenzano scores first
, . . ln the second quarter Angelo again
scores and this time adds the point after
touchdown . . . Maloney hurt again . . .
Harris skirts end for the final score . . . Try
for extra point blocked.
Come on, gang!"
full back CHUCK BRADY, right end JOE RYAN, quarter CHUCK SINGER, left guard
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Fenwick 6 6 6 6
St. Rita O O O 6
Fighting Mustangs led by halfback Ruby
favorites . . . Dillon scores for Friars in first
quarter . . . O'Brien runs 70 yards for next
score . , . ln third quarter O'Brien again
hits pay dirt with 40-yard sprint , . . After
march down field O'Brien scores from the 20-
yard line . . , Late rally by Rita nets a touch-
down . . . O'Brien becomes the toast of the
Fenwick O O O 6
Joliet O 6 7 O
Friars travel to Joliet . . . underrated
Joliet team stops Black and White cold in first
quarter . . . Senffer plunges over for first
Joliet score . , . ln third period a spirited
drive gets 7 points for Joliet . . . Friars fight
back stubbornly . , . Long pass from Dillon
to Harris scores. O'Brien hurt as game cnds.
Father Morrison awaits action
Philip falls again
Fenwick l4 7 7 6
Loyola O O O O
Black and White bounce back after Joliet
defeat . . . Dillon scores early . . . Proven-
zano converts . . . Again Dillon tallies . . .
Again Provenzano hits . . . a blocked kick
nets another score as Provenzano recovers in
end zone. Adds extra point. Spirited drive
hits again with Provenzano making all the
points . . . Substitutes flock in . . . Ken-
nelly makes diving catch of pass for final
Fenwick O O O O
Mt. Carmel O O O 7
Last game for Captain Ned Maloney and
eleven other seniors . . . Field was very
muddy and running was slippery . . . Both
teams played terrific ball and many were hurt
. . . Late in the fourth quarter a Caravan
rally was halted . . . Czarobski then blocked
a Friar punt and recovered on pay dirt. Dwy-
er converted . . . the game ended with the
Friars on the Carmel 20-yard line.
Here comes Maloney
De La Salle in tailspin
0'Brien breaks away
Movies perfect strategy
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After a see-saw football season the graduating seniors of the gridiron
team gathered in the football lecture room and by a unanimous choice elect-
ed Jim Kilgallon to captain the l94l football eleven. Jim's election cli-
maxed a brilliant career starting as a green sophomore and steadily rising to
the heights. Kilgallon got his first chance as a sophomore due to the injury
of the first string end. He won a major letter that year and followed again
last season with another monogram. Although hampered by attacks of
rheumatism last season, Jim will ably carry the Black and White of Fenwick
as proudly as all former captains before him have done,
BACKFIELD-l-larry Harris, Don Dillon, Bibs Provenzano, Ray O'Brien.
LINEMEN-Chuck Brady, Dick Leahy, Bill Brady, Bob Allen, Bob Ostrander, Captain Ned
Maloney, Bill Cullerton.
BACK ROW-D. Mueller, Mgr., J, Collins, F. McDonald, R. Murphy, F. O'Malley, R. Farrell,
T. Cusack, Larry Flynn, Dan O'Brien.
SECOND ROW-M. Romano, W. Donlan, G. Kelble, J. Frederick, R. Vaughan, A. County,
FRONT ROW-J. Higgins, J. Hasty, W. Conrad, J. Roorda, T. McGloon, J. Hosty.
For the second consecutive year the "Little Friars" have finished the
gridiron season undefeated. This is the eighth time in the history of the
school that this feat has been accomplished. Proviso High School of May-
wood broke the string back in l939, by virtue of a 7-6 defeat, but since then
the Lawless machine hasn't missed a beat.
ln the line the bulwarks were Bill Conrad, Bill Walsh, Bob Roorda, and
many other juniors. George Kelble, Frank McDonald, and Jack Higgins
were the ace performers in the backfield. None of these boys will play lights
next season because they will move up into the big time. The team next
year will be composed mostly of sophomores.
Don does his duty
- RESULTS -
l8 'Fenwick 9 St. Mel O
22 'Fenwick 26 Austin O
25 'Fenwick I3 St. Ignatius 6
l Fenwick 2 Loyola O
8 Fenwick 28 De Paul O
CAPTAIN JACK PAYETTE
"As a scorer there is no one his equal"-such
is the unanimous decision ot every prep basketball
coach whose opinion was asked. His own coach
lauds his cat-like ability on defense. Combine
these two judgments and you will have Captain
Jack did not take long to get accustomed to
Fenwick basketball, for he won the most valuable
award on the lightweights both in his freshman and
sophomore years. Last year, his junior year, he
led the Friar quintet in scoring. This year het CU
scored 348 points in season, C29 led the Catholic
League in scoring, C37 placed on All-Catholic team,
445 placed on All-South Section team. Add them
all up and you have a true Fenwick athlete-PAY-
DEC. 3 'Fenwick 43 St. Mel 38 JAN. 25 Fenwick St. Michael 42
DEC. 5 'Fenwick 29 Austin 24 FEB. l 'Fenwick Leo 26
DEC l3 Fenwick 29 Austin 3l FEB. 7 Fenwick St. lgnatius 24
DEC I7 Fenwick St. Mel 20 FEB. ll Fenwick De La Salle 46
st. GEORGE iNyiTATioNAL TOURNAMENT EEE: lg kfgfelfos jg
JAN 3 Fenwick Leo 48 lColuml:Jus, Ohiol
JAN. l0 'Fenwick De La Salle 33 FEB. 21 'Fenwick Joliet 32
JAN. l4 'Fenwick Loyola 27 FEB. 24 Fenwick St. Rita 25
JAN. l7 Fenwick Joliet 30 FEB. 28 Fenwick Mt. Carmel 3l
JAN. 2l 'Fenwick St. Rita 27 FEB. 29 Fenwick St. Philip 42
JAN. 24 Fenwick Mt. Carmel 33 ' Home Games.
Tip lid off season RAY O'CONNELL, guard BILL DOHERTY, guard CHUCK MOYSEY, forward Going for a high one
tilt fm ' '
St. Mel 38
Fenwick opened its season in eary , .
43-38. The game brought out many individual stars, such as Captain Pay-
ette and Bill Doherty. Payette scored 23 points to equal the school record,
while Doherty got ll. The former record was set by E. Morris back in l933.
l December by trouncing St Mel,
Showing decided improvement in form, the Friars defeated the highly
touted Austin Maroons in a battle which marked the Austin team's height
Ch ed 6'l"l and our own team's lack of same. The game was
t ey averag
a see-saw affair and it was only in the closing minutes that the Friars
' b k t d 3 free
squeezed out a victory. Doherty led the attack with 4 uc e s an
Lions roar TTT- TT 7
JOE RYAN, guard BILL GRlFFlN, center Just the crowd
CHUCK BRADY, center BURT AAMODT, forward
BACK ROW-Coach Tony Lawless,
Trainer Dan O'l3rien, Dick Finn,
Chuck Frett, Chuck Moysey, Joe Ry-
an, Manager ,lack Jones, Athletic
Director Rev. P. J. Conaty.
FRONT ROW - Bill Doherty, Burt
Aamodt, Bill Griffin, Chuck Brady,
Ray O'Connell, Captain Jack Payette.
ln a return game the "big boys" from Austin barely eked out a victory,
31-29. The game ended with Friar O'Connell's pot-shot rolling around the
rim and out. The crowd was so excited that a riot almost broke out, but the
two spirited schools quickly forgot the game and dismissed. Doherty again
led the attack.
St. Mel 20
For the second time the Black and White dropped in defeat the defiant
St. Mel five. This time much more easily, 3l-20. Doherty untimed his
pace as leading scorer with eleven points. ln this game Captain Jack Pay-
ette received a severe gash over his right eye and several stitches were re-
quired to close it.
lt's on its way Talking things over If may be anybody's ball
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ST. GEORGE TOU RNAMENT
Returning to St. George as defending champions in the annual pre-
season tourney the Friar quintet won three hard-fought contests before los-
ing in the finals to Catholic High of Joliet. The first game was a close
battle in which Fenwick defeated St. Michael, 32-27. Lewis Holy Name
proved easy victims of the Black and White basketmen by a score of 47-20.
ln the semi-final game against Mt. Carmel the result was not decided until
Bill Doherty, with four seconds left to play, sunk a push shot for the winning
margin. The score was 30-28. The contest for the championship was
a wild shooting spree with neither side sinking many baskets. Joliet dropped
enough shots for a 26-20 victory. Bill Doherty was named all-tournament.
In the first league game of the season the Fenwick five met a fierce Leo
quintet, a team which was to go on through the season to win the National
League championship, the Friars fought all the way but were downed, 48-26.
The Black and Orange led all the way being paced by Kelly and Baranowski,
and the Fenwick five never came close. O'Connell and Payette shared scor-
ing honars for Fenwick.
De La Salle 33
ln a terrific second half attack the Fenwick quintet knocked off the tall,
powerful De La Salle squad. The Tigers led going into the second period,
and the game looked hopeless then. Jack Payette returned to his former
scoring pace to help the Friars gain a .500 rating in league competition.
Aquinas feeds one to the basket Fenwick, the host, after the game
To the victor go the spoils
lt's on the way-maybe?
Fenwick 35 Loyola 27
Clicking consistently against their arch-rivals
from the north side, the Black and White displayed
the type of ball that had been long hoped for from
them. The Loyolans were a constant threat main-
ly through the efforts of their sharpshooter Francis
Dee. Both he and Captain Payette were display-
ing marvelous ability with push-shots and Payette
finally came out on top with l9 points.
Fenwick 24 Joliet 30
After journeying out to Joliet in the worst
storm of the entire winter, the Friars absorbed their
second licking from the Joliet boys. The other
time was in the finals of the St. George tourney.
Fenwick 40 St. Rita 27
Showing the old "zip" of a typical Fenwick
team, the Friars walked over the mediocre Red and
Blue of St. Rita. The Mustangs were very tall, but
seemed awkward, and this proved a big factor in
eyeing victory. Again Captain Jack Payette led
the scoring with 8 baskets.
Fenwick 3l Mt. Carmel 33
In the final game of the first half of the cage
season the Black and White lost a thriller to the
Carmel Caravan. The game was won in the final
seconds with a push-shot by their center, Hacker.
Even in defeat the Friars had no reason to bow
their heads. Captain Payette and Bill Doherty
with lO apiece shone for the Black and White.
Fenwick 34 St. Michael 42
After facing the Warriors of Michael all the
way to a 34-34 tie at the end of the regulation
time, the Friars' attack bogged down in overtime,
and they did not score in the 3-minutes-extra pe-
riod. Doherty and Payette with l2 and ll points
respectively, forced the loser's attack.
Fenwick 2l St. Ignatius 32
In the throes of a losing streak the Friars ab-
sorbed another defeat, this time at the hands of
Ignatius basketeers. Payette's activity was the
only heartening sight of the evening.
Fenwick i5 Leo 24
The "Mighty Lions" of Leo, still championship
bound, rolled over the Friars in their stiffest game
of the season. The two teams battled for every
point they earned and the crowd gave them both
a tremendous ovation when they left the battle
ground. The outstanding feature of the night
was the amazing performance of a new Friar,
center Bill Griffin.
Fenwick 35 De La Salle 46
The Friars still suffering from their losing
streak, contracted their fifth straight beating.
The Friars were behind from the start, and never
came near overtaking the Tigers. Captain Pay-
ette led the scoring with l9 points.
Fenwick 34 Loyola 33
In this game, although leading all the way, the
Black and White were barely able to eke out a last
minute victory by the margin of one point. Once
again Payette and Dee were the chief rivals in
scoring, but again Payette won. Loyola, coming
up fast the entire second half, was only prevented
from victory by the sterling defensive play of
Aamodt ancl O'Connell.
Fenwick 48 Aquinas 45
The Friars, in a vengeful mood and egged on
by the incentive of a winner's plaque, defeated
a strong Aquinas team from Columbus, Ohio. The
total score was one of the highest ever rolled up at
Fenwick. Captain Payette again broke his own
record and set another new school record with 26
Fenwick 40 Joliet 32
The Friars still smarting from two ,previous de-
feats at the hands of the downstaters, whipped
them decisively. The Brown and White never
came close to overtaking the Friars once they man-
aged to grab the lead. Jack Payette with l5
points led the newly revived Fenwick attack.
Fenwick 36 St. Rita 25
Fenwick's basketmen trounced the St. Rita
Mustangs with a fierce offensive. l-lolding a com-
fortable lead all the way, the Friars did not let up
till the final gun. Ever reliable Payette garnered
l7 points to take over the lead in the Catholic
League scoring race.
Fenwick 33 Mt. Carmel 3l
Caravan travels to Fenwick to conclude year-
round rivalry. In the first half the game was
rather slow with Fenwick leading at the half-time.
Both teams came back with furious attacks in the
third and fourth periods. Carmel tied the game
in final minutes, but Captain Payette sank a long-
shot from the middle of the floor to win. The
victory clinched second place for the Friars in the
final league standings.
Fenwick 44 St. Philip 42
In the last game of the season the Friars were
tops. Taking the lead early and holding it all the
way, they floored the highly esteemed Philip five
of the north section.
Graduating Friars-Aamodt, Moysey, Brady,
Doherty, and Captain Payette-all played a whale
of a game and left the ranks of Fenwick athletes
as truly representative of the school.
Keeping it up
Payette gets the priz
Trainer Dan O'Brien, Bibs Proven
zano, Frank McDonald, Jim Kamis
Chuck Singer, Manager Jack Jones
Athletic Director Rev. P, J. Conaty
FRONT ROW-Captain Don Dillon
Jim Walsh, Jack Cody, Tom Tobin
Jim Murray, Merlin McNellis.
Although off to a bad start, nevertheless, the "Little Friars" came back
with a smashing climax to top off a rather hectic season. Led by such stal-
warts as Don Dillon, Tom Tobin, and Angelo Provenzano the lights furnished
stiff opposition for every team in the Catholic league.
During the first half of the Catholic league round the Friars could do no
better than finish at the bottom of the heap, but when the entire season was
over they had climbed up to fifth place in the league standings.
ln the annual Christmas tourney here at Fenwick the Friars were elim-
inated in the first round by St. Michael, who later climbed to the final round.
Outstanding feature of the team was the number of freshmen and sopho-
BACK ROW-Coach Tony Lawless
Try it over
Anxious fingers welcome
39 St, Mel 41 Fenwick 24
20 Austin 24 'Fenwick 23
26 Austin 36 'Fenwick 21
17 St. Mel 23 Fenwick 31
21 Leo 43 'Fenwick 25
22 De Lo Solle 27 'Fenwick 28
23 Loyolo 34 Fenwick 18 lovertimel
25 Joliet 32 'Fenwick 18
25 St. Ritci 28 Fenwick 26
25 Mt. Corrnel 39 'Fenwick 23
St. Michoel 18
St, lgnotius 31
De Lo Solle 26
St. Rito 20
Mt. Carmel 38
St. lgnotius 27
St. Philip 39
mores who ployed regulorly. Outside of Tobin other newcomers were Jim
Murroy, Ed Trocy, Bill Wolsh, Bob Smith, ond Bob Cote, oll freshmeng soph-
omores were Dick Bennett, Fronk McDonold, Merlin McNellis, ond mony
No coptoin wos elected to leod the lights but insteod o gome
wos oppointed by Cooch Lowless preceding every bottle. Mony
fellows ployed both Flies ond Lights ond ot the end of the seoson
didn't win minor letters they were oworded shields in the shope of o
De La Salle
LEO HIGH SCHOOL'S JUNIOR TOURNAMENT WINNERS
BACK ROW-R. Egan, J. O'l-lalloran, J. Rowan, W. Brannon, B. Jacobs, J. Dunne.
FRONT ROW-V. Haughey, Manager, T. Ruane, J. Richards, Captain, J. Scholler, M. Ken-
ney, Brother F. R. Finch.
enwickfzaulfaf ' 7aWmeq
Round by Round Results
-De La Salle
Fenwick held its second annual lightweight
basketball tournament during the Christmas
holidays. Teams entered were: St. Philip,
De Paul, Fenwick, St. Michael, Mt. Carmel,
Holy Trinity, St, George, De La Salle, St. lg-
natius, St. Mel, St. Patrick, Loyola, Leo, We-
ber, Joliet, and St. Mary of Woodstock.
Leo, steam-rolling most of its opponents,
gained the finals where it there, too, won
a comparatively easy victory over, a fighting
St. Michael five. St. Michael, defeated by
Leo, and St. Patrick, beaten by Mt. Carmel,
ended up second and fourth respectively.
The all-tournament team as chosen by the
referees and coaches was as follows: Johnnie
Kempfer, Mt. Carmel, and Tom Ruane, Leo,
as forwards, Jim O'Halloran, Leo, at center,
Dick Richards, Leo, and Pete McElligott, St.
Patrick, guards. Peter Kuhn of St. Michael,
an all-tournament choice at the St. George
tournament, was awarded by a unanimous
decision the most valuable player award.
BANTAMWEIGHT RESULTS FLYWEIGHT RESULTS
St. lgnatius 20
St. Rita 21
St. Philip 12 'Fenwick 30
St. Mel 17 'Fenwick 26
St. Ignatius 20
22 'Fenwick 27
Fenwick 25 St. lgnatius
Fenwick 38 St. Rita
Fenwick 16 Weber
Fenwick 30 St.
Fenwick 9 St.
Fenwick 20 St.
' Home Games.
Fenwick 28 St. Michael 20
Fenwick 17 Weber 18
Fenwick 31 St.
'Fenwick 42 St.
'Fenwick 24 St.
'Fenwick 23 St.
Fenwick 40 St.
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the Bantams and Flies completed a successful season under the tutelage of
Coach Dan O'Brien. With only the reserves of the varsity teams to draw
from, they both did admirably well-the Bantams' record being 13 won and
l lost, and the Flies winning 12 while losing 2. Bill Griffin, who finished
the season as a heavyweight, led the Bantams in scoring, Merlin McNellis
topped the Flyweights.
BACK ROWfFather Conaty, D.
Smith, W. Keegan, D. Ferrone, R.
O'Connor, T. Tierney, J. Wilkin, M.
McNellis, T. Lang, Mgr., D. O'Brien.
FRONT ROW-D. Sullivan, J, Dunne,
N. Collias, J. Kamis, J. Cody, J
BACK ROW-E. Tracy, R. O'Connor,
J. Lindsay, N. Collias, C. Singer.
SECOND ROW-Father Conaty, N
Shanahan, R. Callahan, R. Cronin
T. Murtaugh, Dan O'Brien.
FRONT ROW-T. Lang, Mgr., E
Kavanaugh, W. Rosemeyer, R, Finn
R. Dalton, C. Frett.
BACK ROW-Athletic Director Rev. P, J. Conaty, Bill Keane, Jack McGowan, Jim Burke,
FRONT ROW-Bill Hatch, Bob Jarka, Bill Cullerton, Dick Buckingham, Anton Schorsch,
Along with their captain, Bill Brown, the swimming team began
practicing Monday, November l8, l94O.
After two months of getting into shape, the mermen competed in their
first league meet January I8 against Loyola. This meet gave Coach Dick
Thompson a real chance to look over his material. Besides Bill Brown other
returning lettermen were: Bob Thomas, Jim Burke, Jack McGowan, Bill
Cullerton, Bill O'Leary, Ray Collins, and Dick Buckingham. The outstand-
ing performer of the meet was Bill Hatch, a sophomore.
Next, after many weeks of hard training, the Friars ran up against their
enemies from Park Ridge-Maine. These fellows are one of the outstand-
ing squads in the country. Fenwick lost by a score of 44 points to 22. The
only events that Fenwick capped were the 50 yard free style and the medley,
Morton was taken easily. lt seemed as if Fenwick's swimmers were
seeking revenge after their previous defeat, for they won almost every event.
FEBRUARY 28--- .--...---.-------- ----- S ullivan at Fenwick
MARCH 4--- ---- -. ---------- ---- M oine at Fenwick
MARCH ll--- ---- Fenwick at Austin
MARCH l8--- -.-- Austin at Fenwick
MARCH 28--- ---Fenwick at Sullivan
APRIL 4--- ---- Loyola at Fenwick
APRIL 8--- ---Fenwick at Morton
APRIL l5--- ---------.--------.------- Fenwick at Loyola
APRIL l8--- -------------------------- Fenwick at Roosevelt
----Catholic League Championship Meet at Loyola
Two meets with Austin, the first at Fenwick, resulted in two wins for
Fenwick. But, nevertheless, the school spirit prevailed throughout. ln
both meets going into the last event the score was tied, but each time the
Black and White medley team squeezed out the margin ot victory. A new
prospect came into the limelight in junior Bob Jarka, he took a first in both
of the meets and gove Bill Brown quite a race for speed honors.
No more meets were scheduled for the next few weeks, and so Coach
Thompson let the boys rest. Then the Friars met their Chicago public school
rival, Sullivan, and in two meets managed to win both. The first was raced
in our pool, the second in Sullivan's. After the latter meet a party was held
for the mermen.
The next meet was with our stitfest Catholic League rival, Loyola, but
the Black and White took every event except diving. The meet was a "walk-
away." No further meets were scheduled for the remaining weeks because
all was made ready tor the annual Catholic League championship meet that
was to be held in the Loyola pool on April 26-27.
Next year's captain Ready for the gun
Thomas braves still of pool Burke stands alone in the deep
Brown slides through to victory
Buckingham makes a turn
Maine and Fenwick meet
Ready, set. . .
Four 'schools were entered in the meet:
Loyola, Leo, St. Philip, and Fenwick. ln the
preliminary trials Fenwick qualified l5, St.
Philip 8, Loyola 6, and Leo 3. Bill Brown
broke the Catholic League 50 yard free style
record, and tied the mark in the lOO yard
ln the finals Fenwick won the relay event
with a team made up of Bill Cullerton, Jim
Burke, Ray Collins, and Jack McGowan. Bob
Thomas won the break-stroke, and Pete Bar-
rett, a junior, was third. Bill Brown was first
in the free style, Bob Jarka, second, and Bill
O'Leary was fourth. Bill Hatch was first,
Frank LeBrun, second, and Bob Svitak was
fourth in the 50 yard break-stroke.
Dick Hoelzer won the lOO yard free style,
and Bill Brown was second with Jack McGow-
an third. Diving was won by Ray of Loyola,
LeBrun of Fenwick was second, and Bucking-
ham of Fenwick was third. The medley team,
which had set an unofficial record on Friday
night, failed to do so Sunday, but won, never-
theless. lt was made up of Brown, Thomas,
Senior letter winners are: Captain Bill
Brown, winning his third major, Bob Thomas
and Jack McGowan, their second majors,
Ray Collins, Dick Buckingham, and Jim
Burke, their first letters. Robert Jarka, ju-
nior ond captain-elect, won a major, as did
Bill Hatch, sophomore.
Frank LeBrun and Dick Hoelzer both re-
ceived minors for their excellent swimming in
the league finals.
Bill Keane, Bill O'Leary, and Bill Cullerton
came close to winning letters, but due to in-
sufficient points they did not receive them.
Other senior swimmers were Leland Mc-
Cabe and Anton Schorsch, both of these boys
were out for their first year.
Last but not least added honors must be
given to Coach Thompson for his unending
efforts in building a championship team.
Ever since coming to Fenwick, Dick has done
nothing but that, and has piled up an almost
untouchable record of achievements.
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From the juniors Dick Thompson draws his championship teams year
after year. They practice along with seniors and receive coaching, so that
in a year or two or three they are good enough for the senior squad.
This year's list is long, which means that many came to practice regu-
larly, but a few of the outstanding swimmers are mentioned along with their
abilities and possibilities.
Bill Brean, Whitey Ruska, and Dan Ceski were the three most promis-
ing freshmen of the year. Dick Hoelzer, Frank LeBrun, and Bill Regan are
the sophomores who stuck it out. Pete Barrett, Jerry Havlis, Bob Svitak,
Ray Kelleher, and Bill Cotter are the junior class swimmers.
The juniors have their meets along with the seniors, junior and senior
events alternating. This year the juniors had a mediocre season.
In the junior back-stroke, Frank LeBrun and Dick Hoelzer won points
in the Catholic League meet. Bill Brean, a wild freshman, won the Austin
200 yard free style event-quite an achievement for a first year man. Little
Dan Ceski's voice was the bane of the senior swimmers. His high soprano
is hard on the ears, especially in the echo-full pool, and all the team is wait-
ing for his voice to change.
Jerry Havlis and Pete Barrett seemed scheduled to take over the breast-
stroke next season by reason of merit and elimination. Dick Hoelzer, star
of the team, almost broke the junior record for the IOO yard free style. His
best time for that event was IZOI. Frank LeBrun placed second in back-
stroke and third in diving at the Catholic League meet. He is sure of a place
on next year's senior squad.
FEBRUARY 28 ..... ................. .... S u llivan at Fenwick
MARCH 4 ..... .............. .... M a ine at Fenwick
MARCH II--- ---Fenwick at Austin
MARCH I8 ----- ---- A ustin at Fenwick
MARCH 28 ---.- --.. F enwick at Sullivan
APRIL 4 -.--- ---- L oyola at Fenwick
APRIL 8 ....- --.. F enwick at Morton
APRIL I5 --..- -..----....- . . .-.----------.. Fenwick at Loyola
APRIL I8 ..--. --.. ..-.-.................-- Fenwick at Roosevelt
APRIL 26-27 ----. .-.. C atholic League Championship Meet at Loyola
BACK ROW-Father Co-
naty, D. Svitak, W. Cot-
ter, W. Regan, E. Kerr,
FRONT ROW-D. Ceski
F. Le Brun, R. Kelleher,
J. Barrett, A. Ruska, R.
Page Seve nty-th ree
VICTORS IN THE FINALS: Bill Walsh, Bob Richerson, Bill Conrad, Torn Weger, Dick Buck-
ingham, Denne Mahoney, Bob Cooney, Dan Ceski.
Ellllill Elllli llllllllllllilll
Over 250 students were entered in the boxing tourneys this year, the
eleventh annual event, and they were "knocked" down to sixteen finalists
in eight weights.
When Coach Lawless was sick this winter, Dan O'Brien took over the
job of referee and timekeeper for the preliminary bouts, a job which "Tony"
had done for the last eleven years.
The funniest fight this year was between Elmer Sagehorn and "Hanky"
Gianatosio. On top of having a vertical roundhouse swing that put him off
balance each time he used it, Sagehorn's pants kept slipping, causing him
to hitch them up after every other punch.
The most fist-pounds were used in the Bill Walsh-"Ward" Keegan fight.
ln round one, Walsh dazed Keegan several times, round two, Keegan leveled
Walsh, round three, with both very tired, Walsh had a slight edge and won
Bill Fitzsimmons, senior, had his nose broken in the fight, and Phil Cag-
ney's nose was bent slightly.
The finals were held Friday night, April 4. As the band started to play
the Star Spangled Banner, all the lights in the gymnasium were turned out
and a spotlight flashed on an ascending flag. Father Simones, band mod-
erator, saved a complete torture of the National Anthem, by quickly turning
on a set of lights and giving the band a chance to read its music.
ln the preliminaries, the results were: ll5 lb., Merle McNellis over
Danny Danhauer, l25 lb., D, Fleming over Ben Goodall, l25 lb., Dick Ben-
nett over R. O'Connor, l35 lb., Tom Culligan over Bob Cummins, l35 lb.,
J. Murray over Frank McGowan, l45 lb., Dick McNichols over Ray O'Brien.
Between the preliminary bouts and the finals, Jack Payette received the
most valuable player award for the heavyweights, and Dan Dillon received
the most valuable player award for the lights.
Only two of last year's finalists returned this year-as opponents, Carm
Allesio and Tom Weger.
ln the 90 lb. weight Dan Ceski outpounded Tommy Tierney for a deci-
sion. These two paperweights did a lot of hard punching, something seldom
seen in this weight.
Exciting moments between bells
Bob Richerson beat Jack Quirk in a close
bout, which for a time looked like Quirk's.
For the round which was cut short, Carm
Allesio and Tom Weger toed4each giving
and taking equally. The second round was
the same, but in the third Weger bested Alle-
sio and won. Weger received a bloody nose
and Carm got a beautiful black eye. They
fought at l l5 lbs.
Bob Cooney, after failing to use his superi-
or reach for two rounds, finally did and won
a close decision from Jim Courtney. Cooney's
uncle afterwards presented him with a five
dollar bill for winning the fight. Theirs was
the l25 lb. class.
Denny Mahoney won a tough one from Ray
Kelleher in the l35 lb. division. Kelleher
took the defensive from the start, blocking
most of Mahoney's punches, but not landing
enough himself to win.
Bob Conrad pummelled Bob Doucette for
a win in the l45 lb. class. Although he took
a rather severe beating, Doucette gave Con-
rad a few things to remember.
ln the l55 lb class Dick Buckingham out-
hit Bob Callahan to win a slight edge and
The heavyweight bout was the closest of all.
ln the first round it looked as if Walsh would
be the lamb, Allen the butcher, but by being
exceedingly aggressive "Tiger" Walsh came
back in the second and third rounds to out-
point Bob and to win a very close decision.
Tuffy Griffiths and Al Keegan took turns
refereeing the bouts. Dwyer Sackley was the
timekeeper. The judges were Mr. Griffiths,
Mr. Keegan, and Mr. Al Kline. The announc-
er was Tom Morrisey.
Seconds were: Dick Leahy, Moon Mullens,
Jack Higgins, and Ward Keegan, and the
ushers were the senior monogram men.
The winners received silver gloves with
raised "F's" in the palm of the glove, and the
losers got the same award minus the "F"
But, as Mr. Morrisey the announcer said,
neither can be called winner, neither loser,
but both champions.
"THAT'S A ROUND!"
By Jack Jones, '41
A bell is rung, and out they come
With fists to flay and pound.
They spar a while, then comes a voice
"Break up, boys, that's a round."
Again it rings, and this time
They come with speed unbound.
They pound and fall, cnd then through all
"All right, boys, that's o round,"
The fighters know there's not much time
To win, so out they'll dart.
Their seconds out, they're set to go.
The third's about to start.
Once more it rings, they're tired, it's true,
But they'll fight 'til one has found
l-le can no longer stand to hear
"That's all, boys, that's a round."
-Reprinted from The Wick.
Page Seventy five
Track team gets early spring workout
Chuck Brady, captain
After coming through with surprising victories of last season in the
dashes and hurdles, this year's track team has many hopefuls to look upon
for victory. This season's captain-elect Dick Murphy was not able to repeat
this year due to a sudden ailment which has cancelled his track days until
the near future. Coach Lawless named Chuck Brady to fill his place. Last
year at the Catholic League meet Roy O'Brien showed great ability as
a sprinter and as a relay man. The leading members of the team this year
are: O'Brien, Brady, Sam Johnson, H. Worthington, M. McNellis, J. Light-
ner, B. Hatch, and R. Foley.
MAY l-4 .... ................ ............ F e nwick at Concordia
MAY l7 .... ....... l llinois Catholic Meet at Loyola
MAY 21 .... --- ........ Fenwick, Loyola, St. Rita at Loyola
MAY 24 ..,. .............. F enwick, Loyola, St. Rita, Leo at Loyola
MAY 28 .... ..... F enwick, Mt. Carmel, De La Salle at Jackson Park
MAY 30-31--- .......... Catholic League Junior Meet at Riis Park
-----Catholic League Senior Meet at Stagg Field
APR I L
29 ........ Joliet at Fenwick
l2---St. Ignatius at Fenwick
l3---Mt. Carmel at Fenwick
i6 ........ Loyola at Fenwick
l9---Fenwick at Mt. Carmel
22 .... Catholic League Meet
6 .... St. lgnatius at Fenwick
l4 ....... St. Rita at Fenwick
16 .... St. Ignatius at Fenwick
I9 ....... Fenwick at St. Rita
20 .... Mt. Carmel at Fenwick
22 ........ Loyola at Fenwick
24 .......... Catholic League
It happened! The first hole-in-one in the history of Fenwick's annual
intramural golf tournament was made by Bill Buckingham, a junior, on the
seventh hole at Midwest Golf Course. The hole is l35 yards long. There
was a tie for first place between Maurie White, the junior champ, and Ken
Pinns, the senior leader, because both came in with hot 8O's. After a couple
of weeks Pinns won the playoff with 77 to White's 83 after l8 holes.
Pinns' sub-par golf tied the Fenwick tourney record established last year by
Bill Riley. The sophomore champion was Charlie Curran who shot a 9l.
J. Doherty received the freshman award for his 89.
The tennis squad paced by Jim Burke and Chuck Singer, singles, and
Jack Radke and Ray O'Connell, doubles, fought through a hard schedule and
ended the season with an 8-7 victory over Loyola in the League Champion-
G. Jeschke, C. Moysey, B. Aamodt, K. Pinns, R. Corbett, A.
Doody, T. Harvey, R. Finn.
2 ........ Loyola at Fenwick
8 ...... St. Rita at Fenwick
9 ........ Fenwick at Joliet
TENNIS SCHEDULE -
Fenwick at Mt. Carmel
----Fenwick at Loyola
W. Doherty, J. Radke, J. Burke, R. O'Connell, W. Brady, C. Singer.
ln order to enable all students to take part
in athletics Fenwick hos instituted a cam-
paign of intramural sports. The athletic
department has laid out a plan whereby every
student can find some form of athletics which
he likes. These intramural activities are
without peer in any high school in the coun-
The volleyball tournament was run off in
the gym classes. A team composed of seniors
from the l:45 class emerged victorious over
a field of 59 teams numbering 423 boys.
The members of the winning team were given
gold medals on black and white ribbons.
The passing tourney took place at the same
time the volleyball tournament was on. L.
Terlizzi, a junior, was judged to be the most
accurate passer of the 267 boys who entered
the contest. Other winners were: Bob Cooney,
Bob Allen, and several underclassmen.
When the Christmas vacation was over
intramural basketball was begun. Every re-
ligion class was allowed to enter two teams-
one heavyweight and one lightweight-ao
cording to their weights. Twenty teams of
T84 boys entered the lightweight tournament.
l29 fellows composing l4 teams entered the
big battle. Both championships were played
off on Intramural Night, March l8. Teams
representing junior religion classes won both
The free throw tournament was held during
the gym classes with the finals on Intramural
Night. A Siska, a freshman, won over 225
During the lunch periods the exciting ping
pong tourney was run off under the super-
'I-Juniors capture loop tennisg 2-Just a short one:
3-Victors in heavyweight bnsketballp 4-Passing to
championship, 5-Going for a low one: 6-Doubling at
ping pongg 7-Prizes galore: 8-Little boys win over
'I9 teams: 9-Soph bowls over competition.
vision of Dan O'Brien. I42 boys entercd the
singles while 4l teams signed up for the
doubles. Mike Romano, a junior, won the
singles trophy, and then teamed up with
Harry l-larris, also a junior, to win the doubles
medals. The finals were also played on ln-
The Knights of Columbus Clubhouse was
the scene of the second bowling tourney.
Tom Tobin, o sophomore, won out over 97
other boys and was crowned singles champ.
Two juniors, A. Lingle and George l-lefner,
won the doubles championship. A total of 3l
teams signed up for this contest.
One hundred eighty-nine boys took part in
the swimming contest. The following events
were held: 25 and 50 yard free style, 25 yard
back and breast-stroke, medley, relay, and
diving. The juniors took most of the prizes
in this contest. The outstanding performer
was Hank Venn, a junior, who placed first in
LOOP TENNIS I
Loop tennis, a sport which is only in its
second year at Fenwick, attracted a large
number of entrants. Bob Doucette, a senior,
won the singles medal, while Bill McElligott
and Art Dalton, both juniors, won the doubles
Every year one night is set aside as Intra-
mural Night, This year it fell on Saturday,
March 8. The finals of the light and heavy-
weight basketball tourney, free throw contest,
ping pong, swimming, and loop tennis are run
off on this night. The big event of the eve-
ning is the awarding of the various trophies
and medals to the champions. Later cn in
the year many other tournaments are held,
such as handball, baseball, and track. In all
cases medals are given to the school champs,
'I-Loop tennis thrills intramural crowd: 2-He wins on
free throws: 3-Trophies change handsp 4-Makes
clean sweep in ping pong: 5-Baseball swings into
action, 6-Hitting it up.
r Q ,
To complete its system of education, Fenwick offers every student an
opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities which form
such an important part of high school life. Here are organizations
where he may learn more about the arts of writing, speaking, and
music and thus fit himself for a more enjoyable use of leisure time.
The Social Spread presents a comprehensive view of these activities
as well as of the social affairs of the students and their parents.
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REV. E. C. LILLIE, OP.
The chief aim of the Blackfriars staff
this year has been to present a better
yearbook than ever before. For the first
time in the ten-year history of the an-
nual, the sophomores have individual
pictures. In previous years only seniors
and juniors received them. Another first
for the present issue is the autographed
Work was begun late in October to
prepare the seniors for the task of issu-
ing the annual. Weekly meetings were
held under the direction of Reverend
Edward C. Lillie, O.P., until late in No-
vember, when the staff was announced and actual work begun. Those chosen to head
the various staffs were: George Keller, editor-in-chief, Joseph O'Keefe, personali-
ties editor, Joseph Anlauf, sports editor, and John Tierney, activities editor. John
Westcnhaver was assigned the difficult job of getting action pictures of the various
To further prepare them for their task Father Lillie and four representatives of
the annual attended the National Scholastic Press Association convention in Cleveland
from November 28-30. They were Jo-
seph Anlauf, John Tierney, George Kel-
ler, and Richard Buckingham. George
Keller and John Twomey were present at
the Catholic Press convention in Milwau-
kee during October.
The system, begun last year, of pur-
chasing annuals by the installment plan,
was continued this year. Students, by
making an initial payment of fifty cents,
could pay the remainder in small
amounts. This system was found very
successful last year because it made the
purchase of an annual less of a burden
for the student.
During the two weeks preceding
Easter vacation the business staff con-
ducted an extensive campaign to obtain
subscriptions. Down payments on more
than 370 annuals were obtained,
Because of his many pressing duties
Father Quinn was forced to retire this
year as moderator of the business staff.
Father Lillie, editing moderator, took
over the business staff.
Last year for the second consecutive
year the Blackfriars was submitted to
the National Scholastic Press Association
for judging and again received a First
qmlkl S0101 0,
EDITOR-IN-CI-IIEF ................ George Keller
EDITOR ....................... Joseph O'Keefe
Assistants-Edward O'Connor, John Westen-
haver, Paul Sikorski, Guy Munger, Robert Dou-
cette, Charles Jardine.
EDITOR ........................ Joseph Anlauf
Assistants-John Voda, James Morrissy, Rich-
ard Buckingham, Thomas Harvey, John Cox,
EDITOR ......................... John Tierney
Assistants-Robert Bauer, John Twomey, Rob-
ert Dooley, William McGah, Joseph Murnane.
ADVERTISING MANAGER ....... John O'DonneIl
BUSINESS MANAGER ........... Anthony Cihlar
Assistants-Leonard Donor, Adolph Bandur,
James O'Keefe, Robert McGuire, John Tracy.
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SEATED-Joseph O'Keefe, personalities editor. SEATED-Joseph Anlout, sports editor.
STANDING-Edward O'Connor, Paul Sikorski, Rob- STANDING-Thomas Hervey, John Morrissy, Richord
ert Doucette, Charles Jordine, Guy Munger, John Buckingham, John Cox, John Vodo.
GEORGE KELLER, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
SEATED-John Tierney, octivities editor. SEATED-Anthony Cihlor, business rnonoger, John
sTANoiNo-Joseph Murmne, William Mcooh, John O D0""e"' GdVe't'S"'9 mO"O9e"
Tworney, Robert Dooley, Robert Bouer. STANDING-John Trocy, Leonord Donor, Adolph
Bondur, Jornes O'Keefe, Robert McGuire.
has been prepared to show
the make-up of a regular
Wick page and to present as
much news as possible about
the newspaper and its staff.
In its eleven years of report-
ing the events in and around
school, The Wick has grown
from a small miniature-size
paper to the present seven-
column monthly with its All-
American and All-Catholic
Go to Conventions
Seven staff ,members and Fa-
ther Van liooy, moderator, at-
tended the National Scholastic
Press Convention in Cleveland,
November 28, 20, and 30. Seniors
representing the school were:
ltichard liuckingham, George Kel-
ler, .Iohn Tierney, and .loseph An-
laufg the .luniors were: John
Clark, Theodore Colgan, an d
George Keller and John Two-
mey went to the Catholic Scho-
lastic Press Association Congress
October 11-13 in Milwaukee.
During the first semester Fa-
ther Yan ltooy conducted a jour-
nalism class for juniors who vol-
unteered and had a "BU average
in English. This course, which
prepares the members of the next
year's staff for their duties, takes
the place of junior English. Con-
tracts consisting of a full-size
XVick page properly written and
edited were required of all junior
With part of' the proceeds of
the Junior Prom the juniors pur-
chased a typewriter and pre-
sented it to the XVick staff. This
gift was much needed since all
copy must be typed before it is
sent to the printer.
vol.. xii, xo. 9 E .ALL-.gxitiniaiciaxi , A, C ifrzxwitgiliitifiii '
ALSO GIVES WICK
The National Scholastic Press
Association awarded the All-
American newspaper rating to
The Wick for its first semester
publications, April 23, 1041. All-
Catholic rating for both semes-
ters last year was also given to
the school newspaper by the
Catholic Scholastic Press Associa-
tion earlier in the year.
ln the awarding of the All-
American rank, the highest given
by the association, such items as
coverage, balance, treatment of
news, life, features editing, head-
lines, sports coverage, printing,
leads, interviews, speech reports,
proof-reading, organization, copy-
reading, typography, and origi-
nality are duly considered.
In winning this highest rating
for the third time The Wick gar-
nered 1200 out of 1275 possible
points though only 1000 were
needed. Of its 24 sections, 9 were
given a superior rating, 12 were
excellent, and 3 very good.
This staff, receiving its sec-
ond All-American classification,
was mentioned in the annual
newspaper scoreboard of the
N.S.P.A. It was stated that the
workmanship was of a profes-
sional caliber and the staff knew
its job and did it well. The paper
was said to have a very definite
personality, which was alert,
pleasing, and gave evidence of
much painstaking work.
The Wick is judged in the class
of boys, high schools with an en-
rollment of 500-900 and issued
ai 1 uc Ay
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I Senior Editorial Staff I
SEATED: Guy Munger, John Tierney, Richard Buck-
ingham, George Keller.
STANDING: John Westenhaver, John Kelly, John
Twomey, Charles Jardine,
Associate Editor ......,,,.,.,.,-,
E Est 192: 6 l940-4I
----lticharzl A. Buckingham,
Copy Izdltor ........... ---.lohn Tierney, T. Conlon
Page 1 ......
Page 2 ---
----George lieller, John Mcllermott,
--------.lohn Clark, Peter Barrett
Page 3 --- .... .Ioseph Anlauf, Bob Wananiaker
Page 4 ......... ...... X Vm. Jeffrey, Chas. Jardinv
Sports News ....
- - - - -Robert 'Doom-, XXV. Buckingham,
---George Mullen, Ted Colgan
Photographer -- ---------- John Westenhavcf'
Cartoonist --- ---------- W. Clil1C
Exchanges -------------------------- Michael Healy
Circulation Manager -------------------- John Kelly
Assistants: A. Kaindl, T. Lang,
Buckingham, R. Leander.
J. Courtney G. .Ieschke
A. Dalton E. Kerr
J. Gaskill C. Kramer
.I. O'Keefe J. Twomey
W. Hosty B. McAuliffe
M. Munger, Robt.
pfALLjCATHtJBlQpWW g vr3Ausook, 1941
N oAk Paint, ILJJ.
Helps Maintain Relationship
Between School and ome
Wick Covers S
Staff of Seniors and Juniors Directed
By Father Van Rooy in Many Hours
Of Work Each Month on Publication
alumni The NVick has succeeded supe
The staff, under the guidance of Father
Van Rooy, is to be complimented on the
thoroughness xvith which this monthly
newspaper covers the events and promotes
the ideals of Fenwick. This is attested to
by the ratings of All-American and All-
tlatholic in national judgings.
Seniors who took journalism last yeai
and juniors who studied this subject dur-
ing the first semester this year make up the
staff. The juniors begin as reporters and
for the final issues of the second semester
take over the complete task of editing and
A great many hours of work each month
are required to produce The Wick. Besides
the personal training and satisfaction o
having done their work well the most ac-
As a means of covering news in and around the school and helping
maintain an effective relationship among students, parents, teachers, and
rhly during the past year.
REV. NV. D. VAN BUOY
tive members of the staff are awarded pins N 0'
at the end of the year. 'lmluutor
jp Junior Journalists Serve As Reporters
BACK ROW: William Cline, James Courtney, Thomas Conlon, Ralph Ryan, George
Helffrich, Michael Kerwin, Michael Healy Theodore Colgan, Charles Kramer.
FRONT ROW: John Roth, Arthur Dalton, William Hosty, George Jeschke, John Clark,
William Buckingham, James G2Skill, William McElligott.
Q JUNIORS TAKE OVER
Under the leadership of John
Clark, editor, and Theodore
Colgan, assistant editor, the
junior journalists took over the
editing of The Wick for the
April and May issues. Former-
ly the juniors had edited only
one issue, but the procedure
xx changed to allow the
seniors to work on Blackfriars.
Q COMPETE FOR S25
A creative writing contest,
sponsored by the Hub clothing
store and featuring a S25 mer-
chandise prize, xvas conducted
in The Wick during April by
the English department. Ed-
ward liavanaugh, '44, xvon the
prize from 325 other entries.
14 Students Awarded
Pins in Journalism
Specially designed pins with
red, white, and blue enamel in-
lays have been given to all the
Wick staff members who have at
least 100 or more inches of
printed matter to their credit.
Richard Buckingham, editor-in-
chief, 225 inches, and the follow-
ing received pins: Guy Munger,
associate editor, 1244 George Kel-
ler, first page editor, 371, John
Clark, next yearis editor-in-chief,
200, Joseph Anlauf, sports editor,
201g William Jeffrey, fourth page
editor, 155, Robert Dooley, movie
and book reviewer, 135, Michael
lierwin, feature editor, 160, Rob-
ert Wanamaker, sports page, 2115,
Charles Jardine, fourth page, 120,
Michael Healy, fourth page, 111,
and Joseph O'Keefe, fourth page,
John Tierney, copy editor, re-
ceived a pin in virtue of the fact
that his was the tedious job of
correcting copy and proofs, while
John Westenhaver got one for his
work on pictures.
These pins are of gold and in
the shape of a linotype matrix.
The red, white, and blue is a ree-
ognition of their winning an All-
American rating for The NViek
from the National Scholastic
ln the daily life of every Fenwick
student religious activities play a major
role. The regular school schedule in-
cludes daily classes in religion, daily
Mass in the chapel and in the gymna-
sium on First Friday, Benediction every
Friday afternoon, and participation in
the annual retreat.
Extra-curricular religious activities
consist of the Discussion Club, the Serv-
ers' Club, and attendance at the weekly
Cisco meetings. Of course, the most
important phase of religious training is
the atmosphere which pervades the
school. Because all classes are taught
by religious, the student is in a Catholic
surrounding and learns the Church's
teaching on modern subjects.
REV. M. M. BARRON, O.P
REV. LEO M. SHEA, O.P., S.T.Lr.
One of the most important religious
projects of the past year was the annual
retreat, conducted this year on Monday,
Tuesday, and Wednesday, November l8,
l9, and 20, under the direction of Rev.
Leo M. Shea, O.P, Father Shea also
gave the Fenwick retreat in l932.
The usual schedule was followed this
year. It consisted of Mass and Com-
munion in the morning, followed by three
conferences with meditation and prayer
between each one. Confessions were
heard between each conference and
after the last one.
Father Shea divided his talks into
three groups-relations of the student to
the home, to the school, and to the
Church-and discussed each on a sep-
arate day. Between conferences the
students made a brief outline of the pre-
ceding conference to enable them to re-
call the main features of the lecture.
The Servers' Club is now in its second year under the direction of Rev.
Mark M. Barron, O.P. lt was established last year by Father Barron and
Father Louis Nugent for the purpose of educating acolytes in the Dominican
rite and Dominican liturgy. The duties of the club are essentially religious.
The activities include the serving at daily Mass in the school chapel and at
the weekly Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament each Friday afternoon in
the school gymnasium. They are likewise called upon to render their serv-
ices whenever there is a Solemn Requiem Mass for the deceased relatives of
the faculty or students.
Frequent meetings are held to discuss plans for the future, to impart
instructions, and to announce future assignments. Father Barron makes
the appointments, and John O'Donnell sees that each boy is prepared and
ready to serve at the time appointed. The Sacristan this year is John West-
enhaver. l-lis duties consist of decorating and preparing the altar for Mass
Emidio Marzicola, John Westenhaver, and BACK ROW-Robert Wanamaker, Gerald Fitzgerald,
John Healy, James Dunne, Cyril Farwell, Joseph
Welch, William Franklin.
SECOND ROW-Jeremiah Coakeley, Robert Bucking-
ham, Michael Kerwin, John Lightner, John Foley,
FRONT ROW-John O'Donnell, Richard Bucking-
ham, Edward O'Connor, Robert Bauer, John Westen-
haver, Joseph Anlauf.
Richard Buckingham leave the chapel to go
to the gymnasium for Benediction.
This year marks the second since the organization of the St. Thomas
Aquinas Discussion Club. The club was started in March of last year at the
request of several Confraternity members and was continued this year be-
cause of many more requests. Its moderator is Rev. Mark Barron, OP.,
and its purpose is to promote Catholic Action in general and especially to
give students a chance to express their views on current Catholic topics.
Most of the subjects discussed this year pertained to those questions brought
up at the Saturday Cisca meetings. During the year the following topics
were treated: "A Just and Living Wage for Labor," "Slavery-Right or
Wrong," and "The Negro Problem in This Country."
At the beginning of the year meetings of the Discussion Club were held
on Wednesday afternoon for the juniors and seniors and on Thursday eve-
ning for the freshmen and sophomores. l-lowever, later on it was found to
be more desirable to discontinue the Thursday evening meetings and have
all the members come on Wednesday. Toward the end of the year Father
Barron appointed Guy Munger discussion leader. lt was up to him to state
the topic for discussion and see that the meeting ran smoothly.
The Aquinas Discussion Club is a volunteer organization, Only those
students who are really interested in the Confraternity and Cisca are mem-
bers. For this reason all the members are enthusiastic about the club and
attend regularly. Because of the club they are better able to talk on cur-
rent Catholic issues both at the Cisca meetings and among themselves.
The temporary chairman for this meeting of the Discussion Club is Guy Munger. lt is the duty of the
chairman to lead and direct the discussion. Other members are:
LEFT AISLE-John Lightner, Robert Doucette, Richard Finn CstandingD, John O'Donnell, Richard Buck
MIDDLE AISLE-Joseph Anlauf, Paul Sikorski, William McGah, Joseph O'Keefe, Donald
RIGHT AISLE-John Tierney, Robert Bauer, Joseph Murnane, James Burke, John Roth
The contestants in the St. Thomas Symposium were: AI Sommer, Rev. C. M. Fisher and Rey. J,
Loyola, John Twomey, Fenwick, Edward Egan, St. Rita, Loretta Modrick Ossist in the Sacrifice
Price, Alvernia, Marilyn McGuire, St. Thomas the Apostle, and of MOSS before The Symposium,
Muriel Spengler, Mount St. Mary.
In back of the contestants are: Rev. M. Barron, Religious Director,
Bishop Sheil, and Rev, J. Kelleher, Principal.
Fenwick was host again this year, on March 7, to six students of
Chicago's Catholic high schools who, because of their speaking ability, were
chosen to speak on the Life and Works of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Eliminations to select the best speeches were conducted at Fenwick,
Alvernia, and Aquinas on Sunday and Monday, March 2 and 3. Previously
at Fenwick there was a contest to select the boy to represent our school in
the semi-finals. The contestants were: John Twomey, John Tierney, Guy
Munger, Joseph Murnane, Robert Doucette, Richard Buckingham, and John
Kellyiseniors, and J. Donal O'Bryan and John Lightner-juniors. John
The Most Reverend Bernard J. Sheil, DD., presided on this occasion,
Father Kelleher gave the opening welcome to the parents and friends.
Father Barron then took over as master of ceremonies.
Loretta Price of Alvernia, speaking on "St. Thomas Today," won first
prize among the girls, and Edward Egan of St. Rita took first honors among
the boys. Fenwick was very proud to have John Twomey take second place,
Al Sommer of Loyola placed third. Second of the girls was Marilyn McGuire
of St. Thomas the Apostle, and Muriel Spengler of Mount St. Mary was third.
As a fitting climax to the occasion, Bishop Sheil presented the six silver
cups and addressed the assembly on the value of using Catholic education.
Music for this, as at other school events, was furnished by the Fenwick band.
ALVERNIA ................ ............ ...... I. O RETTA PRICE
ST. THOMAS APOSTLE .... ..,. M ARILYN McGUlRE
MOUNT ST. MARY ...... .... M URIEL SPENGLER
Fgmwick --..,...,.-... .... J OHN TWOMEY
ST, RITA --.,....... ................ - --EDwARo EGAN
LOYOLA ....,, ..... .............................s....... s..s A L S OMMER
Academy of Our Lady ....... Phyllis Sharkey
Aquinas High School ..... Marjorie Delaplane
De La Salle Institute ........-...A Neil Kelly
Holy Family Academy ..... Loretta Furrnanski
lmmaculata High School ....... Irene Kenney
Loretto High School, Englewood-Clare Gregory
Mgrywogd School ............ Virginia Kraft
Mount Carmel High School ....... Bill Wicks
Nazareth Academy, La Grange-,P. Valentine
Notre Dame High School ...... Gladys Winer
Providence High School .,.-.... Mary Burick
Sacred Heart Academy, Lisle .... Muriel Long
St, Augustine Commercial High-Marie Preiser
St. Francis Academy, JoIiet--Patricia Barrett
St. lgnatius High School ..... Robert Murphy
St. Philip High School .... Hubert McDonnell
St. Scholastica High School ...... Loretta Fox
St. Xavier Academy ...... Lucyanne Flaherty
Trinity High School ....... Betty Jane Wagor
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John Twomey, Rev. G.
G. Conway, O.P., Guy
Munger, John Kelly, John
Chicago Catholic Debate
Trophy, Hennepin Shield
Trophy, Winona College
This year has been, perhaps, the most successful in the history of the
Fenwick Debating Society. The school teams, while winning three major
tournaments, participated in over one hundred debotes with twenty schools
representing four different states. This is the fifth year in which Fenwick
debaters have met outside schools in forensic competition. During these
five years Rev. George G. Conway, O.P., has coached his teams to two mid-
west Catholic debating championships and numerous other city-wide titles.
The mainstays of this year's championship organization were John
Kelly and Guy Munger on the affirmative side, John Tierney and John Two-
mey for the negative. These teams, made up entirely of seniors, brought
Fenwick its second midwest Catholic debating title, besides winning the city-
wide Catholic League championship.
The topic for debate this season was the national high school question,
"Resolved: That the Power of the Federal Government Should Be lncreasedf'
This question, one of popular interest and discussion, provided the teams
with many different and engaging problems concerning the federal govern-
The society traveled to St, Mary's College, Winona, Minnesota, for the
annual midwest Catholic debating tournament April i8 and l9, and took
first place, Sixteen schools from four states were represented. The school
was given a trophy symbolizing this achievement, while each of the members
of the team was awarded a gold medal for his work.
The Chicago Catholic League debating trophy was also awarded the
school for its outstanding record of eleven wins and three losses in city com-
petition. At the end of the league season Fenwick was far ahead of its
Catholic rivals-St. George, St. Ignatius, St. Mel, De La Salle, St. Philip, St.
Rita, and Mount Carmel.
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Following this victory the seniors ended their debating careers at Fen-
wick by winning their third trophy of the year-the Hennepin Shield's Coun-
cil tournament for the west side Catholic debating championship.
The junior debating teams gained much valuable experience during the
season by participating in numerous decision and non-decision debates in
the Metropolitan League and in debates with juniors of other schools. The
outstanding members of the junior squad were: M. Healy, W. Buckingham,
T. Conlon, T. Colgan, J. Reedy and R. Goedert, sophomores, and J. Foley
and G. Sweeney, freshmen.
At the end of the year's work the senior squad and the above mentioned
members of the junior squad-twelve in all-were given Catholic League
The Debating Union has been gaining rapidly in importance in the last
five years because of the opportunities it offers the student for self-expres-
sion and increased confidence in himself.
CATHOLIC LEAGUE DEBATE RESULTS
Aff. Neg. Aff. Neg.
St. Rita -- .... W. W. Mount Carmel --- ---W. L.
St. Mel --- .... W. W. St. Philip .... ---W. W.
St. Ignatius -- .... L, W. St. George -- ---W. W.
De La Salle --- .... W. L.
STANDING-James Doherty, George Sweeney, James Reedy, John Foley, Thomas Lang,
James Dunne, Robert Buckingham, Manus Munger.
SEATED-Robert Goedert, Thomas Conlon, Theodore Colgan, William Buckingham, Michael
J. M. Nugent, Volunteers for the drive assist in the fill- More than 120 overflow-
0.P., director Christ- ing of the baskets, later to be distributed ing bushel baskets con-
mas Basket Drive. to the poorer families ot the West Side. taining meat, vegetables,
and canned foods were
As in past years one of the activities of the St. Thomas Confraternity
was the successful distribution of Christmas baskets to the poorer people of
the West Side. This distribution was made under the personal direction of
Rev. John M. Nugent, OP., who was assisted by a volunteer group of forty
Fenwick students. Each basket given out to the needy consisted of an ample
supply of canned goods, fresh vegetables, meat, and clothing. More than
l2O of these baskets were distributed.
"Much of the credit for the drive," said Father Nugent, "is due to the
various St. Vincent de Paul Societies of the West Side parishes, to Father
McGlynn, head of the Blessed Martin Center, and to Father Zanoni of San
Callisto Parish. Without their cooperation in furnishing the names of the
poor families the distribution would never have been successful."
Although all the student body could not participate in the actual distri-
bution of the baskets, they could contribute something to them. All the
canned foods, clothing, and the money for the meat were obtained by volun-
tary contributions from the student body. These donations were collected
during the two weeks preceding Christmas by the volunteer students in their
automobiles and were then sorted and put in the baskets. On December 2l,
the Saturday before Christmas, the bushel baskets, overflowing with fresh
meat, canned goods, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and candy, were given to the
poor. Thirty students with twelve cars took part in the distribution.
Some of the more active students who worked in the drive were: Joseph
Murnane, John O'Donnell, John Twomey, William McGah, John Burke, Ri-
chard Buckingham, George Keller, Robert Streuber, John Tierney, Guy Mun-
ger, Connie Mulligan, James O'Keefe, George Hefner, and Henry Venn.
llllllllllill llllllllll Sllllll
JOSEPH ANLAUF-has spent
his extra time during the past
year working as sports editor
for both The Wick and Black-
friars. Joe was also a member
of the band and the Servers'
belonging to the band and the
tennis team he managed to be-
come a regular on the basket-
ball squad. Bill was second
highest scorer on the basket-
GEORGE KELLER-along with
maintaining a high scholastic
average, merited the position
of editor-in-chief of the Black-
friars and first page editor of
GUY MUNGER-has been one
of the most active students in
school. Guy was a regular
debater, associate editor of
The Wick, a member of the
band, and an officer in Cisco.
JOHN TIERNEY-during the
past year was a regular mem-
ber of the debate squad, the
copy editor of The Wick, and
the activities editor of the
Blackfriars. He was crowned
the All-Catholic boy of Chicago
at the Bishop Sheil Testimonial.
JAMES BURKE-senior class
treasurer, has been a member
of the swimming team for two
years and the tennis team for
four years. He was captain of
the tennis team this year.
his leadership as fourth page
editor of the All-American
Wick this year and in general
scholarship. He was also on
the Football Dance committee.
JOHN KELLY-has excelled in
public speaking, being a regu-
lar member of the debating
team and a finalist in the an-
nual public speaking contest
for three years.
JOSEPH O'KEEFE-was per-
sonalities editor of the Black-
friars, junior class president,
a member of The Wick, and
the school ping pong champion
JOHN TWOMEY-was the stu-
dent who represented Fenwick
in the Symposium this year.
Jack was also an active mem-
ber of the band and the debat-
Page Ninety three
REV. J. A. SlMONES, O.P. MR. JOHN SOVINEC
BACK ROW- Constantine Marsalli,
THIRD ROW-Donal O'Bryan, Rich-
ard Dwyer, Robert Baehler, Rob-
ert McCabe, Aldo Moroni, Wm,
Hedberg, Wm. Buckingham, John
SECOND ROW-William Cahill, John
FRONT ROW-J. McDermott, Rob-
The Fenwick band has been increasing in ability and numbers for over
two years. This year it entered the Archdiocesan band contest in Class B
on May l7. lt was one of three in its section to receive superior rating.
This is due to a very great extent to the excellent leadership of the Director,
Mr. John Sovinec. Mr. Sovinec has worked very hard with what he terms
"good raw material," and last year whipped the band into such fine shape
that it won superior rating in Class C. lFirst place, really, since no other
band received a similar rating in that class.l Mr. Sovinec is also director
of several other bands, principally the Chicago Bays' Club band, four time
winner of the Chicago Tribune Music Festival at Soldiers' Field.
A great deal of thanks is also owed to the Rev. J. A. Simones, O.P., mod-
erator, tor he has worked tirelessly to advance the band in every way. He
has had to contend with the indifference of the students, to keep the band
DeCelle, John Twomey, Leonard
Bruno, Arthur Kaindl, Henry Engel,
Thomas Sammon, Thomas Weger,
Herbert Harrison, Richard Ceski,
ert Buckingham, Frank Lindholm,
Edward Hall, Guy Munger, William
led Azz' e
Mr. Sovinec leads the band during the annual Spring Concert
members in order, and to worry over the uniforms and music, without any
compensation but the feeling of work well-done,
Father Kelleher aided the band greatly by laying out the money to buy
new equipment. Some of it was used for new instruments: two Bly basses,
a bassoon, an oboe, a bass clarinet, and a bass trombone.
The membership has increased from thirty-nine in '39, to sixty-three
in '4l. Father says that membership will never go over sixty-five. CRight
now over IOQZ? of the students are in the band.l
As before, the band played at most of the football and basketball
games and at the boxing matches. The organization did a very nice job at
the St. Thomas Symposium and, after a successful band concert, in which
there were several auartettes, sextettes, and a baritone solo, the band played
for the Mothers' Club.
THIRD ROW-Patrick Earle, William
Regan, Charles Davis, William
Franklin, James Caulfield, Michael
Kerwin, Richard Finn, John Mc-
Ginn, Joseph Anlauf.
SECOND ROW - John DiCoStanzo,
Robert Dooley, George Welch,
James Consicline, Robert Neher,
Anthony Pitra, Walter Donlan,
Burton Aamodt, l-larold Raphael.
FIRST ROW-John Markarian, John
Mammoser, James Aldworth, Man-
us Munger, Joseph Krickl.
STANDING-Rev. J. J.
Madrick, O.P., modera-
tor, l-l. Engel, John Roth,
Arthur Kaindl, John
Lightner, John O'Don-
nell, VVilliam Cline, Mi-
chael Kerwin, Thomas
Powers, l-'larold Raphael.
Doherty, Manus Munger,
Donal O'Sullivan, Rich-
ard Buckingham, Rich-
FRONT ROW - Charles
Lorem, Edward Stelzer,
Organized in January of this year, the Radio Club under the direction
of Rev. J. J. Madrick, OP., moderator, has completed an active first year.
At the first meeting of the organization, January 9, the twenty boys who
expressed a desire to join the club elected as their officers: Richard Bucking-
ham, president, Robert Buckingham, vice-president, John O'Donnell, secre-
tary, Manus Munger, librarian, and Michael Kerwin, treasurer.
Meetings of the club were held frequently through the year on Mon-
days and Fridays. At these sessions the boys practiced sending and receiv-
ing Morse code in preparation for obtaining a sender's license.
Necessary items of equipment, including a large receiving and sending
set, were given to the club by Father Kelleher. With this equipment, mem-
bers of the club have been able to listen to foreign broadcasts from Great
Britain, Spain, Mexico, and South America while practicing their sending
and receiving in code.
All the club's equipment has been installed in the tower in easy reach
of the school roof where the aerial is located. Membership in the club was
closed after the first few weeks so as to include only those who were actually
interested in radio. Accordingly, strict rules were laid down as to attendance
ln the future the club hopes to expand into a regular federally licensed
sending and receiving station operating on the wave bands assigned to amo-
teur radio operators. A good start has been made in gathering together
interested boys and in getting equipment.
Variety is always the theme of the Amateur
Night, presented in the school gymnasium
this year on Friday night, December l9. Be-
sides the usual variety of instrumental, vocal,
and novelty acts, there were such unusual
newcomers as the German choristers, the en-
tire senior German class singing German folk
songs, Jake Lightner and his dancing partner
in a novel ballet, Bill Buckingham and his
juniors in a surrealistic play, and Santa Claus,
impersonated by Elmer Sagehorn, who gave
out presents after the performances.
The Amateur Night is presented every
year by Father Malone's junior religion class
to earn money for the missions. General
chairman for the occasion was John Clark,
Jim Gaskill was appointed master of ceremo-
nies. Prizes consisted of twenty-one dollars,
given to the winners of the three divisions-
novelty, instrumental, and vocal. Five dollars
was given to first place winner, and two
dollars was awarded to second place winners.
ln the novelties division first place was
given to Chuck Curran and second place to
Jim Collins. John Bastien took first place in
the instrumental contest, and Tony Cihlar
second. Ray McMahon was judged the best
singer and Moose Marzicola second.
Those participating in the contest were
Bob Artz, John Bastien, James Prucha, Dan
O'Connor, John Clark, Jack Milder, Tony
Cihlar, Bob Dooley, and Tom Lang, instru-
mentals, Jake Lightner and partner, Bill
Buckingham and Company, Joe O'Keefe and
Tom Allen, Dick Buckingham and Guy Mun-
ger, Chuck Curran, Jack Markarian, and Jim
Collins, novelties, l-larry Mcl-lale, l-larry Ry-
an, German choristers, McMahon and l-losty,
Leonard Bruno and Moose Marzicola, vocals.
In front of the gymnasium was a large
electric sign, twelve feet long, spelling out
"Amateur Night." lt was constructed by
John Clark and Jim Gaskill.
James Gaskill, master of ceremonies,
says a few words.
Bill Buckingham and Company
go through paces.
Chuck Curran, magician, mystifies audience.
German choristers sing folk songs
and drinking songs.
Junior Promenaders climb
to Tower Ballroom
lmca, , and cafmwal
To produce a well-rounded Catholic gentleman Fenwick not only
presents opportunities in the scholastic and athletic fields but in the social
as well. Throughout the year numerous dances are held, at which the stu-
dent can associate with other boys and girls of high school age.
The first dance of the year was the Alumni Homecoming Dance, which
took place in the Main Ballroom of the Graemere Hotel, Sunday, October 27,
after a victorious Fenwick football team had routed St. Rita, 24-6. The
dance was attended by members of the Alumni Association and Fenwick
The Mothers' and Fathers' Clubs held their fifth annual dinner dance
in the Boulevard Room of the Stevens Hotel, Saturday, December 7. They
danced to the music of Bob Peary's French Casino orchestra. This dance
has been held every year except one at the Boulevard Room.
To honor the football team the Fathers' Club sponsored the Father and
Son Football Banquet at the Terrace Casino of the Morrison Hotel, Thursday,
December l2. Among the prominent speakers were Elmer Layden, Mal
Edward, Paddy Driscoll, Warren Brown, Ed Cochran, John Carmichael, Quinn
Ryan, and Jimmy Wilson.
The Alumni had its second get-together of the year at the Grand Ball-
room of the Lake Shore Club, Friday, December 27. Music for the Christ-
mas formal was furnished by Art Wise, himself a Fenwick alumnus.
The Grand Ballroom of the Lake Shore Club was also the scene of the
annual Football Dance, Friday, January 3. This affair is sponsored every
year by the senior class as a tribute to the members of the football team.
Guy Claridge and his orchestra were selected to play for the occasion. ln-
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Jimmy Wilson makes Chicago debut at Football Banquet Seniors honor footballers in Grand Ballroom of Lake Shore Club
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stead of the customary bids, programs in the shape of a football player's
helmeted head were supplied at the dance.
The Confraternity of St. Thomas sponsored its first dance January 30,
in the school gymnasium. It was a record dance, the records being furnished
by Joe Anlauf and Bill Jeffrey. Because of the nature of the affair fresh-
men were allowed to attend. lt was the only dance attended by frosh dur-
ing the school year. Besides being the most economical dance of the year,
it was also one of the most enjoyable.
The largest crowd ever to attend a Fenwick dance-i 89 couples-were
present at the Junior Prom, Tuesday, February ll, in the Tower Ballroom of
the Stevens l-lotel. Jimmy McPartland's orchestra was chosen to furnish
music for the dance. As at the football dance, no bids were sold in advance.
Instead, tickets were distributed which were replaced by elaborate programs
at the door. The programs had mirrored covers with a crest of the school
on the front.
The most gala of all social events during the past year was the "Fen-
wick May Days" celebration, sponsored by the Mothers' and Fathers' Clubs,
May l5, l6, and l7, in the school gymnasium. Numerous booths and
games were open to the public. Chances on 5500 were sold in the weeks
preceding the carnival.
The climax of the social season for every Fenwick student and espe-
cially the seniors is the Senior Prom. This dance was held at the Medinah
Country Club, Tuesday, June lO. Art Wise and his orchestra were the
band selected for the dinner dance.
Page One Hundred
MRS. ROY E. CURRAN
MRS. WALTER R. COSTELLO
MRS. CHRIS W. KEANE
MRS. JOHN J. WALSH
MRS. DANIEL H. SHIELD
Corresponding Secretary V
MRS. WILLIAM I-I. MCGAH 1
The year I94I marks the tenth anniversary of the Mothers' Club-
years of continued cooperation between the mothers and the faculty for the
benefit of Fenwick students. The Mothers' Club has been active during
these ten years, but in none was it more active than during the last year,
under the direction of Mrs. Roy E. Curran, president, and Rev. R. B. Connolly,
OP., moderator. f
Meetings were held every First Friday in the gymnasium. These meet-
ings were preceded by Benediction, which was attended by the student body
as well as the mothers. Atter Benediction there was an interesting program
prepared by the chairmen tor the day.
The tirst large affair given by the club was the fall card party, Friday
evening, October l9. During the course ot the evening Father Connolly
addressed the assembly.
The titth annual dinner dance, sponsored jointly by the Mothers' and
Fathers' Clubs, took place in the Boulevard Room ot the Stevens Hotel, Sat-
urday, December 7. Music was turnished by Bob Peary's French Casino
Mothers' Club Guest Day was Friday, February 7. The purpose of the
Dinner dance at Boulevard Room REV. R. B. CONNOLLY, 0-P-
of Stevens Hotel Mothers get together for afternoon meeting Moderator
affair was to introduce other women to the activities of the Fenwick mothers.
Refreshments were served by girls from Trinity, Siena, and Providence
The fathers and mothers sponsored a carnival in the school gymnasium
on the evenings of May l5-l7. Mrs. Roy E. Curran and Mrs, Thomas P.
Collins were the representatives of the Mothers' Club on the committee.
As an expression of gratitude to the mothers, the senior class annually
gives a spiritual bouquet to the Mothers' Club. This year 2994 l-loly Com-
munions, 3203 Rosaries, 3996 Masses, and 7527 visits to the Blessed Sac-
rament were given to the mothers.
The climax of the school year for the mothers was the dinner given to
the graduating class at the Lake Shore Club on June 5, by both the Mothers'
and Fathers' Clubs. Mrs. William Thomas was chairman for the event.
Special credit is due on this, the tenth anniversary of the Mothers' Club,
to all those who have in any way contributed to its success, and in particular
to its past presidents-Mrs. Frank J. Smith, Mrs. Edward J. Mulholland, Mrs.
Clarence W. Marquardt, and Mrs. Thomas P. Collins.
Page One Hundred One
Socially and financially the year just concluded has been one of the
most successful in the history of the Fathers' Club. This is due largely to
the efficient efforts of the club's moderator, the Rev. Cyril M. Fisher, O.P.,
and its officers: James J. O'Keefe, president, Frank W. McLaughlin, vice-
president, Edward Dunne, recording secretary, Ralph G. Ryan, financial sec-
retary, and Warren Powers, treasurer. Father Fisher was appointed at the
beginning of the year to succeed Father E. A. McDermott, who had been
transferred from Fenwick in September.
Monday is get-together night for the fathers. There is an opportunity
to play cards, use the gymnasium and swimming pool, or just talk things
over. A delightful evening is thus assured. Friendships, born of a common
interest in their sons, are formed and solidified here.
The first major event ofthe year was the Fathers' and Sons' first annual
golf tournament. The competition at the Midwest Golf Club was won by
the Kenneth Pinnses, senior and junior. Next on the calendar was Father
and Son Night. Students and their dads had their first opportunity of the
year to get together at Fenwick for an evening of entertainment. Besides
several vaudeville acts, the event was highlighted by a visit from an agent
of the F.B.l.-an actor who, disguised as a Russian communist professor,
evoked the anger of the crowd with an anti-American demonstration before
revealing his true identity.
The Football Banquet drew the largest crowd in its nine-year history.
Fathers, sons, and friends honoring the football team filled to capacity the
Terrace Casino of the Morrison Hotel. Among the many notable speakers
present were: Warren Brown, sports writer, who served as toastmaster, John
P. Carmichael, conductor of the "Barber Shop", Mal Elward, Purdue head
football coach, Paddy Driscoll, former Marquette football coach, Quinn Ry-
an, WGN announcer, and the principal guest of the evening, Jimmy Wilson,
new manager of the Chicago Cubs, who gave his first talk since his appoint-
Fathers make three-day Retreat, June, 1940
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FRANK W. Mcl.ALJGl-ll.l N
Recording Secreta ry
RALPH G. RYAN
h . 1 Treasurer
Rev. c. M. risHER, O.P. JAMES J- UKEEFE
ment. Letter awards for football and the selection of Jim Kilgallon as next
year's captain were also announced.
The parents' most important social affair was held in conjunction with
the Mothers' Club, Saturday, December 7, at the Boulevard Room of the
Stevens l-lotel. After an enjoyable dinner the mothers and fathers danced
to the scintillating music of Bob Peary's French Casino orchestra.
This year's carnival, also in cooperation with the Mothers' Club, took
place May l5, l6, and l7, with James J. O'Keefe as chairman. Five hun-
dred dollars in prizes was raffled off. The mothers donated cakes and oper-
ated the blanket and home furnishings booths, the fathers operated the
games of chance with the adeptness of skilled croupiers.
The event of most consequence, however, will take place June l3, l4,
and l5. This is the annual three day retreat at the Dominican l-louse of
Studies in-River Forest, to be conducted this year by Rev. Andrew O'Donnell,
OP. This spiritual exercise enables the members of the Fathers' Club to
withdraw themselves from worldly pleasures and cares and to spend three
holy, fruitful days with God.
During the winter months the club conducted Keno games Sunday eve-
nings. These and other events directed by the club are intended to promote
social life among Fenwick parents and to give financial aid to the school.
The winner catches his prize
Page One Hundred Three
Rev. Thomas A. Dymek,
Rev. Damien Smith, OP.
Page One Hundred Four
REV, J. S. KENNEDY, OP.
The Alumni are the special pride of
Fenwick. ln their achievements Fenwick
realizes its chief purpose-to prepare men
to enter the social and business world. The
name of its moderator, the Rev. J. S. Ken-
nedy, OP., has always been identified with
the Alumni Association. Taking over the
position in I935, Father Kennedy with un-
tiring effort has made the Association the
force it is today. The first Christmas dance
given by the Alumni drew l5O couples, the
last one held at the Congress Casino during
Christmas week became so crowded that
the S.R.O. lstanding room only? sign had to
be hung out.
Every Tuesday the active members gath-
er in the school gym for an entertaining
evening of sports and games. This meet-
ing enables members to become better ac-
quainted and to renew old friendships. The first major event of the
year, the Homecoming Dance, was held at the Graemere l-lotel. This
affair was made doubly enjoyable by Fenwick's rousing victory over
St. Rita in the afternoon. On January 3, at the winter formal, a large
number of the members danced to the music of one of its members,
Art Wise, at the Lake Shore Club. The most important event of the
year will take place Sunday, June l5, when the members will attend
Solemn I-ligh Mass and receive I-loly Communion. This will be fol-
lowed by a breakfast and the induction of new members.
The Alumni News is edited by ex-Wick members. The staff is
headed by John M. Collins. Assisting him are Ray Cross, managing
editor, and Bill McGregor and James McDonald, sports editors. Al-
though the Alumni Association is still very young, it has members
successful in all walks of life. On Saturday, June 7, Edward Dymek
and Donald Smith, both of the class of '32, were ordained priests in
the Dominican Order.
Bill Kilbridge, the president of the Association, and his commit-
tee have made plans for a summer formal to be held Friday, June 20,
at the Medinah Country Club.
5-6-Freshman physical exams.
6-Upperclassmen get their schedules.
7-Father and Son golf tournament at Midwest Golf
9-All classes begin in earnest.
13-Footballers lose opener to Austin, l3-7.
l6-Seniors elect class officers.
l8-Sophomore class holds election.
22-Fenwick beats St. Mel, 6-0.
24-Juniors choose class officers.
27--Father and Son night draws big crowd.
29--Win over St. Philip, 2l-0.
ll-l3-Catholic Press convenes at Milwaukee.
l3-Gridders succumb to Leo, 20-O, in league opener.
l4-"New World" subscription drive gets under way4
freshmen take cake.
l6-Free day-faculty members register for draft.
l8-Mothers' fall card party in gym.
l8-Confraternity officers elected.
20--Football squad conquers De La Salle, l9-O.
24-Father Fincel says farewell Mass.
27-Friars take Homecoming game from St. Rita, 24-6.
27-Homecoming alumni dance at Graemere Hotel.
28-Father Kelleher says Mass and introduces self to
l-All Saints Day-free day.
3-Joliet defeats Fenwick, l3-6.
8-Parents' night-28l parents see classes.
lO-Block and White trounce Loyola, 34-O,
l l-Armistice Day-no school.
l7-Football team drops season final to Mt. Carmel, 7-O.
l8-20-Father Shea directs students' retreat.
23-Blackfriars staff named.
26-Begin plans for Christmas basket drive.
26-Mrs. Ellis reviews "Raleigh's Eden" for Mothers'
28-30-N.S.P.A. convention in Cleveland.
Freshmen await Doc's 0.K.
Father Kelleher arrives
Fathers, Sons feast at nineteenth hole
Football swings into action
Classes viewed by parents
1 Journalists go to Cleveland
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-Basketball team takes opening game, 43-38, from
-St. Catherine's choir sings after Benediction.
-Fathers and Mothers dine and dance at Stevens.
-Seniors get rings.
-Biggest football banquet at Morrison.
i3-Free day following banquet.
I9-Amateur Night proves success.
I9-23-St. George tournament.
20-Christmas recess begins.
21-Christmas baskets delivered.
26-30-Fenwick's second annual pre-season lightweight
27-Alumni present Christmas formal.
3-Football dance at Lake Shore Club features Gay
3-Fenwick cagers lose league opener to Leo, 48-26.
6-Classes resumed after Christmas holidays.
6-Debaters open league season.
9-First meeting of Radio Club.
15-Fathers' Club sponsors Keno.
l8-Swimmers open season with 43-26 win over Loyola.
23-"Frenesi" leads Prom song poll.
24-First semester classes end.
24, 27, 28-Mid-year examinations.
30-Contraternity holds record dance.
3-Second semester begins.
ll-Juniors promenade at Stevens' Tower.
I2-Lincoln's Birthday-no school.
l5-Black and White quintet trims Aquinas of Colum-
bus, Ohio, 48-45.
26-Series exams changed to Wednesday-two band
27-Debate team wins in Catholic League.
28-Blackfriars subscription drive begins.
Mothers and fathers get acquainted
Christmas baskets flood the room
Watch the new scoreboard
Basketmen open season
Confraternity sponsors dance
Page One Hundred Six
3-Dancing instruction begins.
7-St. Thomas Symposium with Bishop Sheil presiding.
lO-Spring football practice starts.
l5-Fathers Vitie and Ryan join faculty.
2l-Band presents concert in gym.
24-Frosh elect officers.
26-Seniors take state psychological and reading exams.
l-l8-l-lub sponsors writing contest.
4-Junior staff takes over The Wick.
4-Boxing tourney finals.
l8-Grammar school swim won by Bishop Quarter.
l8-l9-Debaters win Winona tournament.
20-Mermen capture 4th consecutive Catholic League
23--The Wick receives All-American rating.
5-Intramural tennis tournament begins.
9-National Honor Society enrolls ten seniors.
l7-Archdiocesan band contest.
23-Freshman magazine completed.
2-3-Seniors take final exams.
4-Mothers give seniors a banquet.
lO--Seniors present formal dinner dance at Medlnah
l7--Alumni Communion breakfast and induction.
20-Alumni summer formal.
Preview college life
Carnival crowds gym
Alumnus paddles alone
Trackster cuts loose
"lt's out-All-American Wickl"
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Poge One Hundred Eight
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business end of o publicotion is too often overlooked, for few people
reolize the expenditures involved in o volume such cis this. We
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Very Rev. V. F. Rurnell, O. P., P. G.
Yery Rev. J. A. Driscoll, O. P., S. T. Lr.
Rev. J. R. Kelleher, O .P., M. A.
Rev. J. W. Sledronski
Judge L. F. Mahoney
Dr. Ralph Sullivan
Miss Adele Casselta
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Cihlar
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Collins
Mr. and Mrs. Chris W. Keane
Miss Anna L. Lacey
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. VVillia1n MeGah
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh E. Mulligan
Miss Anne Riordan
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sikorski
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vendl
1940 - 1941
Reverend R. B. Connolly,
Roy B. Curran ........
VValter R. Costello ........ .................. X 'ice-President
John J. VValsh .,.,....... .......... . Recording Secretary
Daniel H. Shield ..... ...... C orresponding Secretary
Vllilliam J. McGah ..... ............. F inancial Secretary
Chris VV. Keane .................................... .... ........... .................... T r e asurer
Thomas J. Mullen .................................... ,................ A udiling Chairman
Carl O. Kramer .......... ......... C alendar Chairman
John Vlfestenhaver .... .. ...... .Courtesy Chairman
Dennis Crowley ...... i................ H ouse Chairman
Matthew Finn ............ ......... IN Iembership Chairman
G. Barrie Campbell .....i. ........ P uhlicity Chairman
John J. McEnroe ......... . ...... ...Printing Chairman
John G, Hopkinson, Jr. ........ Program Chairman
Frank J. Schafer ........... ......... R evision Chairman
Joseph A. Duffy ...... ....... S ocial Chairman
Hilary G. Giroux ......................................... ...... ............... X N 'ays and Means
XVil1iam Thomas ..................................................... ............ S enior Class
James Kilgallon ......... ................ I unior Class
Thomas Cusack, Jr. ..... .......... S ophomore Class
Henry C. Engel ..........
Arthur J. Dooley .....
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1940 - 1941
MR JAMES J. CTKEEFE ...... ..,.... .......... P 1' esident
MR. FRANK XV. MCLAUGHLIN ......, ................ Y 'ice-President
MR EDVVARD DUNNE ...........,.... ........ R ecording Secretary
MR RALPH RYAN .......... ......... F inancial Secretary
MR VVARREN POVVERS ........ ...... . ...,......... T rcasurer
REV. C. M. FISHER, O. P. ...., ,,,,,,,,,, IN Ioderator
G. VV. Cunningham
Arthur A. Doody
Edward B. Dunigan
Edward J. Fanning
Joseph A. Farrnar
Chris VV. Keane
J. R. Maloney
. J. R. McCabe
. XVm. J. McGah
. Frank J. McNichols
. Thomas J. Mullen
. Daniel J. O'Brien
. John J. O'Connor
Poge One Hundred Twelve
Fenwick High School 1940 - 1941
Rev. J. S. Kennedy, O. P., Moderator
Board of Directors
VVILLIAM KILRRIDGE, President
EDVVARD CARRAHER, Vice-President
VVILLIAM MUSHAM, Treasurer
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