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% BAKKK, JONES, MAUSAL'EX. IN, DISTINCTIVE COLLEGE ANNUALS f Icr CxL QQ X LUCooyrighted 1922 by FRANCIS J. RIO, Business Manager JOHN A. RATIGAN, Ed.torPublished by THE SENIOR CLASS OF FORDHAM COLLEGE OF FORDHAM UNIVERSITY c. THE MAROONWe ARE come, at last, to the sunlit heights four years of toil have won for us, and we pause. Our hearts are full. Unuttered things stir our souls, swell to our lips, and falter into silence because we know no words to give our thoughts expression or cur emotions vent. Yet we must try, who want the world to know our gratitude to the members of the Society of Jesus ♦ It is, then, our aspiration to set forth on the pages of this, our final undergraduate endeavor, an expression, however inadequate, of our obligation to the Society of Jesus, of our appreciation of the ideals in education for which it stands, and of our esteem for the scholars and educators who are its boast. God grant we may succeed.ST. • IGNATIUS • LOYOLA FOUNDER • OF • THE • SOCIETY • OF • JESUSIT is not our purpose to write at length of the founder of the Society of Jesus The familiar words "Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam" are an epitome of the character and spirit of Saint Ignatius Loyola. For, if greatness is the capacity to visual ze a worthy ob-ective and to strive heroically towards it, regardless of obstacles, then Ignatius was great, and great is the Society he founded. Glorious as have been the manifold successes of the Jesuits, in the sphere of education their prowess has displayed itself to best advantage. Here the same motive oredominates — the glory of God as the ultimate end of all human endeavor. The early fathers of the Society, imbued with the spirit of their founder, saw in the education of youth a most fertile field for their labors. With characteristic earnestness they set to work, under their general, Claude Aquaviva, to create a uniform code for the guidance cf future educators in the Society. After months and years of consideration, selection, rejection, the Ratio Studiorum was adopted as the Jesuit method of education, a systen which has remained essentially unchanged since its ratification in 1 599.The Spirit of the Ratio is contained in the two words which are the motto of Fordham University, "Sapientia et Doctrina." Doctrina pre-eminence in every branch of learning, thorough, profound knowledge, yet always governed by Saoientia true wisdom, the realization that sheer learning, learning as an end, not as a means to a higher goal, is as useless as it is pernicious. For four years our welfare has been the concern, our education the chosen duty, and our guidance the sacred trust of the members of the Society of Jesus. We have been trained in knowledge and in wisdom by men who are masters of the profane sciences, yet who, with a sweet and gentle persistence, have ever kept our eyes fixed on our ultimate goal -the glory of God and our salvation. Hence, our degree will signify more than mere proficiency in learning. It will be a guarantee that we stand accredited Catholic gentlemen, faithful to the traditions of Fordham, worthy of the title, ":o$ter sons of Saint Ignatius Loyola."John HUGHES was born on June 24,1797,at Annaloghan, in County Tyrone, Ireland. In 1 816, his father and younger brother emigrated to America, and settled in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. John followed in 18' 7, and the rest of his family the year after that, in 1820,hewas admitted to Mount Saint Mary’s College at Emmits-burg, Maryland,as a seminarian.With his ordination onOctoberl 5, 1826, he realized a desire with which he had been imbued from early youth. On January 8,1 838, Father Hughes was consecrated Bishop of Basilecpolis, and coadjutor to the Bishop of New York. In 1 850, Bishop Hughes was e evated to the archiepiscopate of the see of New ork. He died on January 3,1 864 ♦ Throughout his life Archbishop Hughes was a stout champion and a zealous promoter of the cause of Catholic education. As a champion, he overthrew the Public School Society in New York, after a bitter fight to halt the anti-Cathc ic administration of that organization. As a promoter, he founded and formally opened the College of Saint John the Baptist at Fordham on June 24, 1841. In 1846, St. John s was raised to the dignity of a University by the State Legislature. Later in the same year, the Archbishop delivered the University to the administration of the fathers of the Society of Jesus. They have not failed his trust.To the Reverend Francis P. Donnelly, of the Society of Jesus, who has won our esteem as an author, our affection as a teacher, and our love as a priest of God, we, the Senior ci ass of Fordham College, respectfully dedicate this record of our undergraduate days.HIS EMINENCE, PATRICK CARDINAL HAVES, D. D. Archbishop of New York THE REV. ALOYSIUS J. HOGAN, S. J. THE REV. CHARLES J. DEANE, S. J. President of Fordham University Dean cf Fordham College, Fordham University THE REV WILLIAM A. WHALEN, S. J. Dean of Discipline THE FORDHAM UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Mrs. F. C. Buckhout Mrs. Albert J. Bohl Mr. and Mrs. John J. Collins Mr. and Mrs. M P. Cosiello Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Coughlin Mr. and Mrs. Francis M. Cox Mr. and Mrs. James E. Coyle Mr. and Mrs. William P. Crane Hon. and Mrs. Dennis Dillon Mr. and Mrs. James L. Donneilan Mr. and Mrs. Harry G. Fletcher Mrs. Isabella Freehill Mr. Edward P. Gilleran Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Hayes Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Holland Mr. and M'S. A'thur E. R. Humme Mr. and M' . John A. Larkin Mr. and Mrs. Telesphcre Leooeuf Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Loughran Mrs. Mary McBride Mrs. Sadie McCarthy Mr. and Mrs. Arthur L. McKenna Mr. and Mrs. James H. Maher Mrs E. C. Mattern Mr. James F. Meehan Mr. Frank Morisani Mr. and Mrs. James H. Morris Mr. John J. Mulcahv Dr. and Mrs. James A. Mullen Mrs. Barbara S. Nagel Mr. and Mrs. P J. Nolan Mrs. Margaret O Connell Mr. and Mrs. Austin A. Orendorff Dr. William T. Power Mr. and Mrs. John J. Ratigan Mr. Thomas A. Reilly Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian J. Rio Mr. John J. Rooney Dr. and Mrs. Frank A. Schaefer Mrs. Nora E. Sexton Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M Tirdel Mr. and Mrs Chnstooher M. Waldorf Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. WardDONALD V. DELANEY. . . September 22,1928 RALPH N. NANNA August 26,1930INTRODUCTORY CAMPUS ADMIN I STRAT I O N CLASSES ORGANIZATIO NS ATHLETICS FEATURES ADVERTISEM ENTSA long, slow swell, a stately sweep of green. Willows sighing in the breeze. Elms aslumber on the breast of spring. Shadows.... soft blush on the face of the campus. A shimmering necklace of trees. White facades in a verdant frame. A golden cross against an azure sky. Fordham. Serenity and peace.Trad tion. It speaks in the whispers of the snarled and twisted vines, and sleeps among the shadows of these gray and mantled walls. It smiles on the campus from the columns by the door, and lives in every portrait down the long, dim hall where each footstep wakes an echo, and each echo tells a tale.Memories. Of the times the elm lined paths have led us down their winding lengths to kneel beneath this vaulted dome. Of the silence within its doors, and the peace within our hearts. Of the thing that throbbed in our every hymn, and veo in our every prayer the spirit of Fordham.I atticed w ndows, and brown steps worn smooth by a thousand feet. The ivy cloak on old brown walls that lock the ghosts of eighty years within their hearts. The high, arched entrance to the drowsy quiet of the dark old halls we loved. The last and fondest memory of our ast and greatest year.Cloister. Sanctuary in stone. A consecrated house .....the home of men whose lives are lives apart. Gray monument of man s love for God and for his fellow men. A sermon on simplicity, hewn in rock. Dwelling of the priests of God, the noblest teacners and the firmest friends we know.Granary heaped with the harvests of countless years.Storehouse for the fruit of the tree of knowledge, which the hands of the ages have plucked and cached within these walls. In this great hall we fed on wisdom and drank the wine of truth. So we grew, and, being grown, go forth to sow and reap the harvests cf our lives.SUAREZ BELL ARMINE DE LUGO TOLETUS RIPALDA LESSIUS PALMIERI MALDONADO de VALENCIA PETAUTHK KKVKKKM) L0VSIIS J. HOC . S.J. President of lordhntn f nirersilv1 • 9 '3'2_ Tin: |{ EYEItEM ( II UU.ES J. I)e ne. S.J. ice-President ami Dean I'm: IU:yi:ui:m Joseph T. Kextino. S.J. treasurer POPD-MAM1 -9-3-2. 'The Reverend Joseph Mikpmv. S.J. Professor of Psychology and Religion The Rbvkrem) Ionatii « . Cox. S.J. Professor of Pi hies The Reverend Vincent DeP. O'Bkikne, S.J. Professor of Religion and Si n deni Con nsel I orDaniel J. iie. kv .B. Issistant Professor of Creek. iresh-man ) ear nTIIONA 1. MHIt(»'K. I'll.I). ■Issistant Professor of llirrcheinisiry 1-9-3 Rev. Joseph ss u tii. SJ. Professor of Biology. Histology. Em -bryology ami Physiology I n ii J. Hannon. Jr.. .B. Instructor in Physics W alter L. Batten. .B.. LL.H. Instructor in Ethics. Senior ) ear Kev. Joseph F. Bhulan. SJ. Professor of Philosophy amI Religion. Junior ) ear K ai.ph I.. Beki be. B.S. Issistant Professor of Preach, ireslunan ) ear Kl»II nd I'. Bow EN. C.l . Issistant Professor of Easiness lil-ministration John T vi.ok Breen. .B.. I.I..B. Professor of Public Speaking. Senior ) ear I'b nt is J. Bito ; n. Kh.I ). Professot oj Inorganic ( hemislry :s II1-9-3-2. John I . (Carroll. S.J. Professor of Greek. Sophomore Year Leopold K. Cerbcbdo. I’m.I). Professor of Organic Chemistry John I ’. Coffee. .li.. LL.IL Instructor in Physical Training Fr anois . Connolly. .l». issistanl Professor of English. Latin. and Creel:. Freshman Year W M.1.1 M .1. ('.ONU w. M . . Professor of Inorganic Chemistry J. Gerard Creegan. M.A.. LL.Ii. issistnnt Professor of Public Speaking. Freshman Year, and English. Sophomore ) ear M vkk T. ( Irowley. I’m.I). Professor of Biology. Histology. Embryology anil Comparative Anatomy, anti Professor of llolany Hasile G. D‘Oi akil. M.A.. LL.IL Professor of French ami Sftanish. Freshman tintI Sophomore ) ear Jomn C. Diffy. A.B. Instructor in Creel:. Freshman ) ear Reverend Theodore T. Farley. S.J. Professor of Philosophy anti Religion. Junior ) car maroon . I IIll . 1-9-3-2_ High iti) J. Koy. .IL Issistanl Professor of History. Soplunnore ) ear Kevi:hi:m) t «;i sri s 1. Kkemgkn. S.J. Professor of (inW. freshman ) oar |{li EKENI) W II.1.1 V.M II. »K Ml VM. S.J. I’rofessor of Philosophy and Religion. Junior ) oar W I LI,I a i I’. Ill KLG . ILS. Professor oj Physics, freshman ) ear II l.l VM I’. II YN ES. Si!. I ). Professor of Qnnlifnlire inalvsis lhkkt L. K vki.in. I.A. Professor of Greek am! German, f reshman ami Sophomore ) ear M vjok Kim visit L. kELi.v. (I .S. . Professor of 11 Hilary Science am! ladies (,rouge II. Leon vuo. .B.. LL.IL issislanl Professor of Gaulish, freshman 'tear (» V HU I EL M. Liegky. l. .. LL.IL Professor of Latin, f.nglisli ami I reach, freshman ear Kkvekem) John .1. I.wcii. S.J. Professor of Physics. Junior ) car PO DJ-IAMIll 1-9-3-2L W II.1.1 M I’. L cil. .|{. Instructor In Greek. Sophomore ) cur John K. Mc mff. VIJ.. LL.It. Instructor In Psychology. Senior cur II KOI.I) J. McAl LBV. .B. tssistunt Processor of English. Freshman and Sophomore ) ear Jvmes II. McCabe. .H. Professor of English. Freshman ) ear. and idea need English. Junior and Senior ) ear Tiiom s McIIigii. .H.. LL.H. tssistunt Projessor of French. Freshman ) car Ei kki J. McN i i v. . ). Instructor in Ethics. Senior ) ear William T. McN iff. M.V Professor of Physics. Sophomore Year John r. Mmionba. B.S.. C.P.A. Professor of llusiness Administration. Senior and Junior ) ear Kevekkm) MiciiielJ. M honv. S.J. Professor of History of Philosophy. Senior ) ear Liblten vnt K. Merklk. C.A.C. tssistunt Professor of Military Science ami Tadics MAROON 391 - 9-3 • Kk.ykiienii Joseph I?. Mn:v i n. SJ. Hirei'toi of Chemistry J.WES VI l LLEN. 1 11.1). I ssi stint Professor of Biology. 11 is-to’ogy. Embryology ami Hact-riology V U TKR T. !l I I I . B.S. I ..Ni stint Professor trf I h ysics Bex kkkm) II Roi.i» Mi loi ken. SJ. Professor of Philosophy anil Religion. Junior ) ear .Joseph S. Mi kpiiy. .B. Issislunt Professor of Lntin. irosh-i:u.n nrul Sophomore ) eat VI MHO J. N Ml DELI.I. VI. . Issislunt Professor of Mathematics. Freshman areI Sophomrr Year .1 vmes J. 0‘Bkien. A.B. Issislunt Professor of Latin. Sophomore ) ear. ami French. Freshman ) ear Jvmes V. O'Neill, V.B.. LL.B. Professor of Mathematics amI Creel,'. Freshman ) ear. ami Business Laic. S urior ) ear I) wil l. I . Power. SJ. Professor of History. Sophomore ) ear I’llWCIS S. Ol IN LAN. 1 11.1). Professor of Inorganic Chemistry 10 2.1 9 '3 2. Thom s Reilly. V.B.. I.L.B. Registrar of Fordltam College KhxNCIS . SuilAEFEH. I'll.I). Professor of Lo in. I reshman and Sophomore Year, am! Lira need Latin. Junior and Senior Year LBEHT L. SCIIEIHELIIUT. .B.. LL.B. Issistant Professor of Mathematics. So lioinorc ) ear. and tier man. Freshman Year W ii.1.1 vm T. Shields. .B. Professor of Economics. Freshman. Sophomore. Junior and Senior ear R X MOM) Siioi ten. SJ. Professor oj Latin and Creel,. Freshman ) ear Rl-. . J OIKS . T VFFK, S.J. Professor of English. Latin anil Religion. Sophomore ) ear Samuel l 1’elfair, Jr.. M.A. Professor of History. Sophomore. Junior and Senior Year Jl I.IUS M. W IN SLOW. 1 11.D. Professor of Education. Junior and Senior Year Stephen . Winters, S.J. Professor of Latin and English, Freshman ) ear Leo K. v now ski. Lii.L). Professor of Quantitative Analysis M AC.OON 41BARELLO PERRY SIDGREAVES COLIN SECCHI CORTIE CURLEY SESTINI HAGEN ALGUESENIORS1-9-3-2. Class of 1932 1 linn inarches on. wc must march with it. Life. then, must obviously he sonic tiling besides a mere howl of cherries. For one thing, it certain I) does look like a parade with all of ii in line. Now. to draw the evident conclusion from all this, our modern metaphor. Fordhum certainly has heen for us of the Class of 32 our training camp—fitting u- out to light the good light-—to run the good race. So. begins the parade . . . our parade. Flags IIy. Drums beat. nd the tramp of feet. . . . First—the raw recruits, drawn from the far Jersey hills, from busy Long Island towns, from sleepy New Fngland centers. I tier strangers to one another all here on the same golden quest- to fulfill the same voiceless command. I ntrained. in uneven ranks, unorganized, in funny red ties and funny red caps, they soon pass out of view. The second company follows soon after: the ties and caps are conspicuously missing. In their stead we see big round buttons labelled. " igilance Committee. Last names have been dropped: “Joes" and "Jacks" substituted. The Jersey hills are not so very far ayy ay. after all: neither do the Ncy Fngland toyvns seem quite so sleepy . Then, this second company. too. goes on its quick w ay to disappear down the long stretch of the field. The third division comes on immediately. The definite, steady linger of faithful training is beginning to leave the sure imprint of its indefinable touch. The march has quickened. The step has become knitted into a deliberate pace. I ndcr the expert tutelage of that grand and great army from Manresa. tlie gaze has groy n steady, tin grip firm, tin purpose set. ith the disappearance of the third division, there moves into our gladdened view the last and best corps no longer rays recruits, but finished and polished—garbed in lull dress regalia a black cap and a black gown, and held fast in each hand a precious sheepskin. We hope that yve shall meet somehoyy. someyyhere, again and still again. So it is with this one thought and feeling that we noyy begin our short and formal review of the four year history of the Class of '32. Like a priceless piece of exquisite music played over and over in the quiet twilight. when the sisters three past, present ami to In—melt into one. such days, years and times yvitli their clinging memories of faces and friends are not to be had and cherished in vain. but. in that soft haunting melody , plucked from the vibrant strings of memory. these our recollections and reflections are to recur again and again to be rcnicmliercd ever and ever . . . never to be forgotten never. 1 28 . . . Freshmen! Highlights. We read in the class history. "The first act has drayyn to a close. The actors have spoken and played their parts y ith distinction. They have yvon fame and glory that yyiII reflect upon themselves and on their associates. The first act hasreyealed and produced great talent and ability. The beginning of our play has been so auspicious that it augurs yy el I for the remaining three acts. The great expectations and promises will begin to crystallize until they are completely realized in the grand and glorious climax of the fourth and final act." Prophetic Cassandra! Collins uditorium. red caps and two dollars. Ford ham Road rallies and Webster Vvenue trolleys. Vigilance Committees and Interclass contests. The outcome? We have forgotten. It is nicer that yvav. Still the fine old classics— Cicero and his good companions. Class elections. F. Clay Buckhout becomes the first class president of 32. For his colleagues Clay had William F Kuhn as y ice-president. Frank I. Rio us treasurer, and Ralph O. Dates as secretary. In February came the new and yveleomcd addition, the February class, strong ami yyilling to swell our ranks. Fyen as far back as then. 1()32 had its children conspicuously in the many extracurricular actiyities of the college. In the field of drama good old precedent was politely but very deliberately placed aside to allow an utter stranger ami newcomer on the Fordham stage to play the title role in the Bard of von’s tragic "Othello." {ZORDWAMII u 1 9 3 2. The |H r$on so honored was none other than lloraee V. McNallx. whose moving per forma iho as the unfortunate Moor won for him the high acclaim of both facult ami stmlent ImhI . It was in the Freshman Forum that we lir»t heard the sharp, clear voices of Crowley. O'Connell ami Trace rise high from loml ami heated forensic debate. l o the Ram's fold Nclml. McNamara. Coughlin. Collins. kelly and Ponsiglionc had sought lilial memhership. and Coughlin had crashed the jealously guarded gates to the llol of Holies" the Monthly Sanelum. The (dee Club. Orchestra, and band each claimed its full ipiota from the rich ranks of '32. Out on the gridiron Janis. Cavanaugh. Con wav. Davis. Fisher. Murph . Tobin. (amrox. Sienkiewicz and Szeszkoxvski made their first how to display to the critical fans some good, promising pig-skin material. On the slipper court we glimpsed Mulligan. Iliirlcx. Conrov. Comerford. Maxes and Parker exhibiting as future varsity prospects. W helan and W lute secured their formal baptism as Fordham Natators. 11)2 ). I'ime marches on. The parade moves forward. Sophomores now. and the tables arc turned. igilantes. dispensers of the handy hook of rules and collectors of two dollars. . Bingham Co succeeded Bnckhout to become Sophomore and second president of ’32. assistants to help him in his official duties there were Johnny Hayes as ice-president. Dave (Berber as secretary. Bax Smith as treasurer and Boh Pisani as representative. Partieularlx worthy of note for that year was the Rhetorical cademx and the Vergilian Celebration sponsored by the class of Sophomore under the learned guidance of the well knoxxu author and educator. Bex. Francis P. Donnelly. S.J.. professor of that Class. In the annual varsitx production of the Mimes and Mummers, we can remember xxell Horace . McNally, playing the title role of Antonia in Shakespeare's ’"Merchant of cilice;" the handsome, romantic ardor of W . Bingham Cox’s liassanio and Robert B. Collins cleverly played portrayal of the fair Portia. In the Varsitx One- ct Play Contest, held under the auspices of the Mimes and Mummers, three Sophomores presented plax . "The Fugitive, bx W illiam . W ard. "Oedipus Maior” bx James Bacon Sullixan. and "Prisoner's Base" by Joseph F. Coughlin. Mr. Coughlin won the first prize as plax xvright. and Messrs. 'I'homas F. Paradine and Horace . McNally xvere awarded lir l and second prizes respectively for acting. Mr. Cox as prefect was xerx prominent in the affairs of the Unix Rosary Sodality. His brother officers included Mr. Stegmaxer. Mr. Novogoski. Mr. While and Mr. McNally. Bernard J. O'Connell became president of the Hughes Debating Society and received capable Support from Patrick J. Crow lex as x ice-president and Henry F. W bite as secretary. Richard .1. Burke joined Coughlin as being Sophomore's only representatixes on the exclusive editorial board of the Monthly. George Mulligan also assumed the position of that magazine's assistant business manager, while Bob Nebot and Boh Ponsiglione were promoted to the Ram "s hoard of editors. Norman l.cbocuf received distinction as Glee Club accompanist. W helan. W bite and Poxver -till continued to exhibit their natatorial skill in the gym’s shiny pool. Comer ford. Conroy. Maxes. Hurley. Mulligan and Parker developed into the promised varsity prospects. On the diamond Comcrford. the Coyle brothers. Daxis. Fisher. Murphy. Rosenthal and Tobin displayed their respective supply of excellent talent. Football and the fall—not so easily forgotten. Conroy. Conxvay. Fisher. Janis. Murphx. Sicnkicxvicz. Szeszkoxvski. I)ax is. (laxanaugh and Tobin won secure berths on tin xarsitx squad. Memories mellow and good. Fisher’s steady quick kicks in the Bucknell game, the pass from Fisher to Conxvay in the same game for that thrilling run of half the field and a touchdown. Daxis' tackle on the three-yard line. Janis scoring on llolx Cross. Murphx at Boston. a fitting conclusion to a brilliant beginning, the banner year was climaxed by a rousingly successful class banquet— with all the jolly good fellows getting together. MAROON f:1-9-3-2L 1930. Junior.Time In inas us Philosophy and hcrhlood kin.all theother" ologies. I-or ilu second time the ('lass of'32 has honored . Bingham Cox with the ofliee o| the presidency. Completing his ollieial eahinel were I'rank Kin as icc-presidcnt. John Haves as treasurer. John MeManus as scereturv. Nebol and Ponsiglioiic have l»eeome assistant news editors of the Hum. Richard J. Burke in his Junior year assumed the dignified position of editor-in-ehief of the Fordham Monthly. Maurice Connell and John . Lynch were added to the magazine's staff as two new writers recently risen from the Junior ranks. In the Mimes arsity Show. "Trelawnev of the Wells.” the Class of 32 scored a personal triumph. Joseph I'. Coughlin's "Scintillating portrayal ol Iron in Itimn captivated the audience on both nights of the pla "s presentation." Thomas K. Paradine played a perfect Sir II iltinin Conor. Tom II roach as acted h W . Bingham Co was well.nigh perfect. Bernard J. O'Connell as irthur Conor. Howard F. Miles as Mr. I'olfor and John I . Costello as I'Jhollwrt Parrott all performed in excellent taste. For the second time in two ears. Joseph Coughlin won first award in the play wrights' division in the Minual One- Vet Plav Contest with the production of • Hllen trade. Second prize wa- won hv Horace McNallis I In- Higher Command." Thomas K. Paradine was awarded second honors in acting for his performance in "Drink to the Careless l)a s"h William . Ward. Other Juniors represented in the contest were Janies Bacon Sulliv an with "Bed Faster" ami John F. Costello with "The Better Conceit." The Harvester Cluh. through the line work »f Bernard J. t ’( ’onnell and Martin Tracey, broadcasted, for the benefit of the Mission Vid. a plav -hv -plav description of the Fordham-Dctroit game. In March. Patrick J. Crow lev won first award in the Mutual Oratorical Contest. Juniors and the Minor Logic Specimen have grown synonymous. The victims who acquitted themselves splendid I v were the Messrs. Moseley. O Connell. McManus. Haves. Katigan and Frank. John M Katigan was elected editor-in-ehief of the class yearbook, the M utoON. Mr. Katigan selected Frank J. Rio as his business manager. Harry C. Fletcher became assistant editor of the yearbook and James . Crane was appointed assistant business manager. In the world of athletics. "32 still carried on. faithful as ev er to good old tradition. Whelan. Coburn. Burns. O'Brien. Jack Power and Henri White distinguished themselves in the tank. Conspicuous as contributors to the basketball success were Hansom Parker. Johnny Haves and Jim Comerford. s for football—history repealed itself. Big Jim Murphv won the captainev for the 32 Ram eleven, .lanis gained everlasting fame in the Detroit game. Davis and Conroy supplied -plnidid defensive exhibitions. Thus another year passes on to the storehouse of memory and till the Sibyl has spoken true. t last—the banner year—1932. The big parade with the bright splendor of a setting sun bursts into its final and grandest splurge of glory. In broad, open display it- last division is its best division. The three past years of training and preparation have not been in vain: the happy expectations and bright promises have all been closely realized. An in-pection of the varied ranks of extra-curricular college activities sponsored and directed by the men of ’32 is testament enough. The greatly coveted honor of being Senior class president was placed on the capable shoulders of F. Clay Buckliout. For brothers in ofliee there were the efficient services of Joseph (». Kelly as vice-president. Joseph II. Freehill as treasurer and John W helan as secrelarv. Robert V. Nebot as editor-in-chief edited that welcomed classroom visitor, the popular weekly sheet called the Hum. Assisting in this arduous task were Bob Ponsiglione as managing editor. Messrs. Leary. (Ionian and Coughlin on the news board and I.eprohon. McNamara. Meany and Tirdel on the news staff. MAROON 49I • 9 3 2_ I '. (IJl CKIIOl T resident Joseph (;. Kell ice-l resiilent Joseph II. I k 1:1:1111.1. Treasurer John 1. iiki.vn Secretary •POC.D-UAMI III 1 -9-3-2. Joseph C. kellv served as faithful custodian of (lie business depart incut, while John McC. (.ollins assumed the arduous duties of circulation manager. Richard .1. Ihirkc a editor-in-chief and his associates. Messrs, Connell. Coughlin. Lynch and Spat , were Ircipient contrihutors to the literary pages of the Fordham Monthly, while Iicorpo M. Mulligan acted as it husines- manager. In the realm of dramatics. Kdward J. Orcndorff was elected president of the Mimes and Mummers, supported h . Redmond Rower as ice-president and Messrs. Coughlin. Forbes and Me-Inenly comprising the hoard of directors. Heading the list of oflicers for the Council of Dehate was Bernard J. O’Connell as president with Joseph C. ke|| as vice-president. Ilenr I’’. lute as secretar and Robert . ehot as treasurer. John I . Haves was prefect id the Innnacnlatc Conception Sodality: Joseph II. Frcchill. prefect of the Parthenian Sodality : John Met!. Cadlins. president of the St. incent de Raul Society: Kdward J. Tirdel. president of the Harvester Clnh and Joseph I . loughlin. president of the Ouill (Huh. Csisling in the capacities of members of the hoard of directors for the Clee Clnh were Messrs. Nagel. Farley. Lehoeuf. and llalloran. Robert R. Collins. Robert V. Nebot. Robert K. Rousiglione and James R. Sullivan acted as presidents of the French. Spanish. Italian and Herman Clubs respectiv el . I leading the scientific organizations were James Forbes as president of the Mendel Club and W . Redmond Rower as president of the Chemists' (Hub. Now for some of the bright spots of the Senior year. "Twelfth Night." as played by the Mimes and Mummers, in which the stellar portrayals of Robert R. Collins as Olivia: Joseph F. Coughlin as I iota: John I '. Costello as Sir tndrcu tguwheeli and Horace . McNally as Malmlio were features of the presentation. The annual Oratorical Contest and the excellent prize winning oration of Rernard J. O'Connell with Martin J. Tracer and Patrick J. Crowley receiving honorable mention rx awfuo. In the yearly One-Act Play Contest. Joseph F. Coughlin in the playwrights division captured first place for the third time in three consecutive years with his tense tragedy. "The Fruit of the 'Free.” John R. McManus obtained second awar I for his work. "With a Rising Moon. For acting ability. W. Bingham Cox was given second honor with Maurice J. McCarthv receiving honorable mention. lso represented in the tourney were "Challenge” by George T. McNamara and "Hi- Rost" bv James Bacon Sullivan. The Council of Debate achieved a splendid record in winning decisions over such formidable forensic rivals as Syracuse. Manhattan. Creighton, and West Virginia. The (dee Club sang a delightful concert at their Annual Song Fest at Town Hall for which much credit is due to the committee o arrangements and especially to Fustacc J. Farley, chairman, ami his assistants. Charles C. Nagel and James C. Carey . The culmination of the year was the Ft Ideal Symposium on the "Natural Principles of Social Justice." Presented in this scholarly display of Christian principles of practical philosophy were well written essays bv Charles F. Oherle. Ralph O. Dates. James B. Sullivan. Bernard J. O'Connell. John B. Coman and Peter J. Hughes. s for the highlights in Sportland. just run over the pictures of the action plays as contained in the sports department of this hook. They speak well enough for themselves. Thus our parade has marched on in all its bright color and grand glorv. It climbs upon the years to the high steps of fulfillment which lead hut to the golden palaces of Commencement. The ictor receives the award of the spoils which is his due and all those who have been brave enough to dare and do. Silently and slowly he descends the other side of the hill into the wide valley of chievement. bright with hopes, memories and friends. W hat else is needed? —Joskpii F. Corum.iN. V2 : i Ilorresur Club. I linn l;lyn-[4ong Island Club. 2 Inlirclns liushetbalf. 2 I aim lass llasrball. 3 JOHN J. ABBOTT. B.S. XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL Ap k of Infr accomplishments. a saga of class history, or an epic of athletic prowess would not he graced h the name of Johnny hhott. for he is not one to achieve colorful presentation in song or story. True to his character, his name is found in the roles of the Harvester Club- the untiring and modest workers for the mission fields. The members of this organization arc often unknown to (heir fellow classmates, yet the results of their efforts arc far-reaching and lasting. 'I’lie tiresome and time-consuming daily trip from Long Island did not deter Johnny from participating in interclass sports, however, and in basketball and baseball he nobly endeavored to bring the crown of victory to his class. The Brooklvn-Long Island Club numbers John among its charter members, for he was one of the nucleus around which the eluh was huilt. 'Lite most diflicult problem of the college underclassman is the proper apportioning of his time. Kacli activity of his Alma Mater seems to beckon with enticing linger to the undecided neophyte. Johnny has skillfully evaded the | crsuasive sirens of overemphasis and under-concentration by correctly dividing his time among various organizations. 'Phe resultant development of character well repays the effort a well poised. piiet and dignified attitude, and a truly cultural education have been John's reward. well rounded education and a pleasing personality are the assets John carries with him from Lordlumi. FORDHAM 1932 joskhi r. uci o. ns. K AVDKK nilll.DS IIICII SCHOOL Joe is just a little follow . . . with a hi” heart. friendly chap, with a great deal of what is called companionship. student and a worker we know him best as the partner of a four years struggle toward intellectual perfection. 11 the manners ami ahilitx of a continental reside condensed within the wirv limits of his sturdy frame. Joe has joined us in every affair we have had. Interelass sports have seen him toiling in baseball togs or basketball shorts to wring considerable merit from the terrific conflict characteristic of these contests. more modest lad than Joe is hard to lind. During four years we have never heard him talk about himself. nd as to a public speech, w hy Joe would rather die than speak to more than three people at a time. n ideal after-dinner speaker. in .Sophomore, as a science student should. Joe joined the Mendel Club, and in the ranks of these devotees of the biological sciences earned no small degree of local fame. We have known Joe through four vears at ford-ham. and cannot be sure even now that we know-all about the man. Ilis is a rare character. Perhaps he will be an M.I). or become a real physicist. Whatever it may be. we can be sure that Joe will glean every last grain of worth and dignity and glory. FORDHAM 1932 Harvester Club. I Chemists Club, 3 Interclass Baseball. 3 Interelass llashetlmll. 2 53 Council of Deltaic. I Hughes Helm ting Society. 2 Mimes and Mum triers. ( dee Club 2. I ew Jersey ('Inb. I. 2. I iwtba . I linsi.elhuli I Interclassi HuskctboU. 1.2.3. I I arsity (me Ad J’lus’s. 2. 3. I Freshman One- Id Class Intercolleiiale (ilee Cfub Contest. 2 I igihinee C.ommiltee. 2 ('Imirman. Kales Committee. 2 MICIIAFX F. ALLHN, A.B. DE WITT CLINTON 1IIGII SCHOOL tTHtts i the voting man whose accomplishments ■ in the past four years make him stand out as one of the most active men in the class. There was not a Fordham function of any importance during this time which could not boast of Frank's support, if not as a guiding genius, then as a staunch voter. There was not an afternoon when he could not be found in the Her Room, the center of a lively group giving his opinion on national affair , classwork. people, plays, or politics. He isanardent Democrat, in practice, as well as in theory, lie counts among his friends the high and low: and they are legion. He is admired by everyone for hi frank and friendly nature, and for the spirit that is his in every enterprise whether it he class meeting or fool-hall game. As a student. Frank’s whole success came from close application, lie worked hard in class and out when there was need. But the variety and number of his extra-curricular activities robbed him of the success in scholastic endeavor which might otherwise have been his. lie would have found more enjoyment in a more practical course than that which lie received at Fordham. As it is. he made the most of his opportunities to prepare for his future work as a teacher; and we know that, with his gifts of personality and ability, he will make a good one. FORDHAM 1932ARTHUR .1. VMENDOLARK. A.B. IKK IIIUII SCHOOL 4 RTIE lias licen a success as a student. Mis suc-cess lias been the result of application and real diligence. 11« took his studies seriously, and lie made the most of his four years at college. Mis sue-cess is indeed reflected in his marks, vet marks were never his primary objective. Me sought a rounded education, and that he has secured. Vet Artie was never so lost in his hooks as to lose sight of tin other objects of college life. winning smile and a quiet, likeable personality were his priceless possessions. Mam were the enjoyable chats we had with him after class and. unlike most serious students, it was his wont to discuss some diverting topic rather than to carry on the subject of the classroom. Although quiet almost to the point of shyness. Artie's smiling demeanor rlrcw about him a host of friends, ami many are there who will be saddened bv his parting. Teacher and student alike found in Artie a chap who could ever be depended upon to do what was asked of him: who was ever ready with a helping hand if an occasion offered yet w ho was always loathe to seek any personal glory. rtie has the will and the ability to get what he wants without asking for help and this happy faculty will, without doubt, be the keynote of a successful career. FORDHAM 1932JOHN . !NASTASI. B.S. TEXTILE HIGH SCHOOL J ck is a rare eharaeter: a man with enough distinguishing features ami sufficient eccentricities to supply a regiment. To us. the one whole figure is the simple and exuberant "Stase" we know the comrade and good student. Lour cars ago. Jack was smaller and (piieter. lie e en seemed a Irille scared that first lime we met. and yet lie hore himself with such ease that we felt strengtli reflected from him. It was a relief to he in his company. The man has not changed any in four years. Bigger. jK-rhaps. less s!iy. a trifle more assured, hut Jack is still the same sturd fellow who won our earl confidence. We can still rely upon him. In Sophomore a few of the more level heads among the Latin element within our ranks, animated l nostalgic race enthusiasms and inspired by poetic memories of past glories, organized an Italian Club. Kmincnt among these few founders of the new '(’.ereola d‘ Italiana was Jack Vnastasi and. during these last few ears within its ranks, lie has been an eminent and dependable figure. Lrom a word or two he has let fall we believe Jack may become a doctor. Surel lie will he a success, for the sturdy courage of his character and the ambition of his nature are such that nothing less than success will satisf'%.I MICHAEL S. Al LET A. ILS. KYE NECK HIGH 8CIIOOI. I his own quiet, friendly way Mike has found a place in the hearts of all his classmates. He was never a great hamlshaker: nevertheless, he was popular. He was not in every aetivit hut. in those that he chose, he was a leader, lie did not head his class, vet his marks were always such as to win no little honor. In Mike we have a rounded man. liked l»v all and with many close friendships. His work in the Italian Club stands out. Mike was one of the leaders of this little group that founded this now thriving organization. His interest in. and knowledge ol. this modern language made him a very useful ami capable member. It w as in the interclass sports that we found our most pleasant contacts with Mike. In basketball, baseball and football he displayed a talent that made him the formidable bn of any opponent. In good sportsmanship he was never surpassed. Few indeed were the socials that were not graced by Mike's presence. t a dinner or a dance there were few who could compare with him in congeniality and good fellowship. Mike has a personality which has never failed to win him friends. His unassuming yet capable manner gives him the quality most necessary for success in anv line. So we know that, whatever path he chooses, he will pursue it to his goal. FORDHAM 1932 Senior fj rk Comm itte Sodality'. 2. 3. llunvsUv Club. I Italian Club. 3. I I Mercians liaseball. 3. I Interclans I'ootlmlL 2. 3 Interclans liasketlmll. I. 2 I ifiHance Committed, 2 Sodality. I. 2. 2. 4 Spanish C.lttb. I. 2. -I. I ROBERT N. BAKIiR, A.13. KORDIIAM PREPARATORY SCHOOL Bolt looks like a student. acts like one. and is union" (lie leaders in the class. For four years “ • we have watched him go about quietly, sometimes deeply engrossed in conversation, but generally alone, and have marveled at his powers of concentration and the persistence with which he kept to his task. Not that Bob is a grind. He is one of those rare individuals gifted with a supreme appreciation of learning and studv. lie seemed like a happ philosopher. always enjoying himself and always busy. lie reads a great deal because his passion for knowledge can never be sated b a mere pursuit of the curriculum, and because he firmly believes in the adage. "Reading maketh the full man." He is quiet but. as is usually the case with men of his stamp, when he talks lie does so with the conviction born of authoritative knowledge, lie is usually reserved hut we have seen him. at football games, as wild and vociferous as the cheerleader himself. He keeps himself in the background, but ask him to help you or to work for some class activity, and he is among the lirst to show results. Vs a man he is every thing that Fordhain would have her sons be. and we can onl wait for that time, when he is to take his true place in the world, to say to him. "We knew you'd do it. Bob.” F O R D H A M 19 3 2RICH -VRD J. B VKKR. .R. FORDHAM PREPARATORY SCHOOL JUST as a superficial examination ill not expose the intrinsic value of any object of worth, so a mere acquaintance will not suffice to know the personality that is Dick. To the casual or infrequent observer is evident only his inestimable sense of humor, and his refusal to treat matters with anything but the lev ity attributed to the ty p-ical collegian. However, to one who knows Dick there is evident an almost paradoxical seriousness which counterbalances his carefree attitude. From the very day he entered Freshman, his wit has lightened the burdens of many a tired student. et the wit has not destroyed the dignity of the man. Those who laugh with Dick will also listen with close attention to his opinions regarding studies or current aff airs. 11 is friends arc countless, for he knows how to keep warm friendship in existence, where weaker characters allow it to wane and grow cold. It is impossible that such an individual should go through life without being greatly misunderstood by many, because his external appearance is so contradictory to his actual self but. in those who do recognize his inherent qualities, he will, of necessity, have the staunchest, most constant and firmest of comrades. We know that this personality, which has won for him so many lasting friendships and lightened so many hours for his companions, will be his key to success in whatever line lie chooses. Sot hi II i liar rest I arsilx .3 a tb, i 0h let Vo vs. 3 59 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Spanish Club. I Track. 3. I ('ross Country. 3. lnt?rcla s llasketbnll. 3 JOSEPH V. BANKS. .H. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL rru» few men belong the happy faculty of being so 1- quiet in manner, so unpretentious in endeavor, that they are the first to he missed when gone, since their presence is regarded as much a matter of course as the sun and the stars. Joe is one of this precious few. For four years now we have known him and ha e profiled b a serene friendship. We have enjoyed his quiet humor and keen wit. we have listened with respect to his opinions on matters of the classroom and athletic field. Football and philosophy, basketball, business law and other topics that are the heart of college life, he discussed abl ami well. Further, he was a good listener. an attribute that makes for success, social and otherwise. Joe did not confine himself to mere discussion where athletics were concerned. He took an active part in intramural contests and his ability on court and field was undoubted. Despite the fact that Joe was sought whenever there was need to defend class honors. ou could never find him courting the limelight. A hundred things will be left unsaid as we take leave of this true gentleman, but a hundred things will not he forgotten. If ever we felt regret at parting with a sincere friend, we feel it now. 60 F O R D H A M 19 3 2VIXCKVT l B VSILOTT . B.S. E M)KK CHILDS HIGH SCHOOL The scientist is the cause ami center of so nnieh controversy in the present age that one becomes at first curious, and then deepl interested in this paradox of human nature, for he is apparently at the same time theorist and pragmatist. To subject the scientist to the scrutiny of his own microscope has long been the desire of those uninitiated to this select circle. In in we have a proper subject for such consideration, one who e plodes the rather popular conception that scientists are not religious. Yin is an ardent member of the Sodality. The proverbial inability of the man of science to properly express his thoughts with the ease of a man of letters is discovered to he a myth, for our subject included the Council of Debate in his college activities and exhibited commendable forensic ability in the meetings at which he spoke. The final fallacy in the popular idea of a scientist is that this branch of learning excludes any participation in social life. in's work in the Italian (dub is sufficient refutation of this error. Turning to his beloved sciences, in expresses his devotion by his membership in the Mendel Club and the Chemists Club. His papers in biology have lent interest to the meetings of the Mendel Club and be was one of the initial members of the Chemists Club, aiding the young and struggling organization to gain a firm footing. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 3. 1 Council of Defxiti . 3 Chemist Cluh. 3 Mendel Cluh. 2. 3. I Italian Ciuh. 2. I- 61 GORDON . BAXTKR. .B. HOLY CROSS COLLEGE K would scarcely describe Gordon as a quiet chap. If lie was in our vicinity we heard him and. as long as his voice rang out. we his listeners were invariably overcome by gales of laughter. Gordon is a vaudeville act in himself, lie had that ver rare talent of being able to turn am word into a quip of real humor. Mis imitation of Farmer Newton" will live in the memories of every one of his classmates. Gordon could, however, be very serious upon occasion, even if he did not show it outwardly. His class standing is evidence of the fact that he was ver successful as a student. All activities that took place at Fordliam will attest to his keen interest. Yet. even as we picture Gordon in the classroom. the memory of his humor, which lightened so many a long session, intrudes again. In the short time that Gordon has been in our midst, he has won his place in all our hearts. He has Imilt around himself a host of friendships that will not die with parting. In his graduation Ford-ham will lose one of the lightest-hearted, gavest chaps its walks have ever welcomed. W e wish him the greatest success in his chosen path, and we know that, wherever he goes and whatever he does, his associates will find the world a better place for his company.II KRY G. KKARD. B.S. VLL IIVI.I.OWS I S11T1 TK TV hen a man sets Ins heart on something ami »’ achieves it. it is an encouraging spectacle, hut to watch that man sedulonsK slri ing to reach that goal is still more interesting. That it was Harry's amihition to he a Fordham graduate is manifest, even to those who are not conversant with his hopes and aspirations, because of the enthusiasm which he has displayed in all activities that have been even remotely connected with the name, of his Alma Mater. l.i ing in close proximity to the Lniversil . Harry has continually been well acquainted with Fordham affairs. Many know little of the history or of the less prominent traditions of the University. but Harry can always discourse at length on events that have occurred about the campus throughout former years. Mere interest in athletics or mere curiosity in regard to unusual occurrences cannot account for this thorough knowledge of college history and records, but rather, the memory of such happenings must be stimulated and motivated by the deep and abiding love of Fordbani which i? Harry's. In supporting intercollegiate activities, Harry is the personification of that ideal w hich we speak of as school spirit. The difficulty of reaching a scene of battle is no deterrent to this man with the will to help Fordham teams fight the good fisht. Harrv will ever he remembered as the man identified with the ideal we term "Fordham Spirit.” FORDHAM 1932 ILLI VM J. HI.KI CHERT. V.B. SAINT AGNES HIGH SCHOOL SomKnow or other we suspect that Hill ami Tennyson's famous- Brook are closely related to each other, for Hill's characteristics are strongly reminiscent of the traits of the immortal stream, lie possesses that same carefree indifference. that smiling, happy-go-lucky attitude that won t he disturbed In troubles or worries. Oftimcs. as we looked at him and listened to him. we have thought that he. too. "will goon forever." In his four years among us Hill has placed a prominent part, both scholastically and socially. He possesses the happy faculty of being able to mix business with pleasure, without allowing the one to interfere with the other. As a student he commanded the respect of teachers and colleagues alike, when he gained the select circle of honor men. lb was a familiar figure at those various social affairs that transpire outside the classroom. It was in this atmosphere that he reveled—the glare of the lights, the strains of the orchestra, the gavely of a good time. Ilis has been a friendship that we have valued and appreciated. What the future years will bring we do not know . The necessities of life and of a career may dampen his spirit and may take him far from old familiar scenes and friends. ll wc can do i hope that they won’t and reassure him that, in any case, he holds a place in our affections that time cannot erase.JAM KS r. HOI I iV. .H. lllvGIS HIGH SCHOOL Oi two will) shouldersin proportion. iril« . ’ with confidence in himself. Came to I'ordham in Junior vcar. and in two months had more friends than most of us had in two years, lias a manner of greeting you that makes you feel lie is glad to see ou. lie is. lways considerate and scrupulous in his relations with his fellows. Has a clean-cut appearance and a poise that is never ruffled. Can lit well into am situation and. if lie chooses, can dominate it. Ilis tact and good taste are instinctive. Highly intelligent, his knowledge is extensive rather than concentrated. Discusses almost an subject in the curriculum intelligently. if not authoritatively. Likes polities and impromptu sjieech making. d’he most characteristic feature about him is his smile. Has a joyous laugh, but it is the smile that draws you to him. Speaks with a quiet drawl. Can do almost anything and do it well. fine basketball plaver anil a good pitcher. In football lie is a murderous if not a polished linesman. Plays tennis occasionally and has a furious serve. A good writer and an impartial critic of letters and oratory. Ili opinions are respected. On the -lage lie plays characters so realistically that you react with him. W hen you have considered all his qualities, you return to his virilitv and friendliness. That smile of his symbolizes him. It will never flic. We would not want it to. Sodality. 3. I ('otindl of Debate. 1 utmx Staff. I firsilv One- let J’favs. 3. I Int rclass learns. I 65 FORDHAM 1932JOIIIS A. 1 011 L. I .S. st. Joseph's high school John is Paterson's gift to Fordham. For tin past four years, lie has been an outstanding character on the campus, known, admired, and sought after h all his classmates. Small of stature, hut possessing a magnetic personality. John is always able to hold the attention of his audience, for he is an exceptionally clever exponent of "rolling the hoop." Man the time we have had "hull sessions" with ”l ohly. and after his first narrative we realized that we would he willing listeners for the rest of the evening. It is a known fact that Bohlv should he president of some 'Fall Story Club. Bohlv discoursed principals on the political situation of New Jersey. Fverv day lie had a new story about the Garden State. If John were given the choice between sitting down to a sumptuous repast or mounting the speakers' plat form, he would undouhtedlv choose the latter. John is well skilled in tin art of self-defense, and. in addition, has a deep understanding of every type of sport, lie was a keen follower of Fordham games and was always ready to defend, in argument. our athletic teams against any dissenting critic. Possessed of a line sense of humor, and the ability to he most entertaining in his speech, John departs as one of Ford ham's fav orite sons, leav ing us with naught hut pleasant memories, and more pleasant expectations of his future success. Veic Jersey Club. I. 2. . . Cart lien ion Snilalitv. I. 2 66 FORDHAM 19 3 2THOMAS F. HOICK. A.H. XAVIEH HIGH SCHOOL Mvm a mail has traveled far in search of an education. Toni is one of these. One would think that, after four years of travel from Hillside to Xavier, l oin would have sought a temple of learning which would be a hit nearer his native heath, but he didn't. Fordhain was his choice and to Fordhain he came—no length could bar his way. e asked him why the other day. and lie gave only one reason—that he thought Fordhain the best, 'flic answer was really typical of him. In dress, mannerisms, tastes, and all those other interests which engage his attentions. Tom leans toward simplicity and conservatism. He is habitually quiet and serious. A man who makes friends slowly, but holds them forever. His tastes in literature lean towards the early English novelists, anti to some of the Russian writers, usually Dostoiev-skv or Tolstov. Tom's favoritestudy is Philosophy, though he regards Business Administration as the most practical of all the courses he has taken. His intentions are to make his way in the business world. His ambition is to found or head a large concern. Whether he will realize this ambition we may not predict; however, we will admit that he will surely fulfill his intention. He has the cultural background, the practical training, the self-possession. and the determination. Tom needs nothing else, hut we give him what we can—our best wishes. Hughes Council Quill Ci Short S eic . lu Sto Minting Socie of Dehati’i 3 l 2 ry Guild, I Ctuh. I. 2 t spy FORDHAM 1932WILLIAM T. BOYKK. A.B. much r:m nk catholic inch school Bin. Bover lias been known for four years at Fordham as a man possessed of two of the rarest qualities of a college man—modesty and a sense of humor, lie has not restricted his friendships at I'ord ha in to a few. lint each one seems to think that his intimate humor is meant for him alone. Reserved in speech and manner, he has sought out those most nearly akin to him in nature as his intimates. Many a friend can trace the beginning of their acquaintanceship to the dav when Mill first flashed upon him that smile for which he is famous, and can attribute its continuance to the constant use of that same smile. Mill is one of I 'ordham's unsung heroes. For four years, he has day-hopped from Jersey City, an almost unbelievable achievement. Modestly enough, he attributes his success to long conferences with Morpheus in Joe Kngler’s room. illiam would have one believe that Business Law is his favorite study and claims that this course will be a proper introduction to his profession of law. As a legalist extraordinary Mill should go far. for his ability at debate, and his flair for quiet sarcasms will be the nemesis of his opponents as they have been the dread of his classmates. If talent and hard work can win success, then Mill shall w in it. V e send him off. bidding him only . hew are of Morpheus along tin way. FORDHAM 1932DON M l) .1. BOY’LK. V.B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL IT is almost an impossibility to describe Don. without giving tin impression that we are exaggerating in our enthusiasm. 'Tail ant! rangilv built. Don has consistentl distinguished himself in athletic contests of evert sort. He represents the Fordham version of the well known rival contender. Rather quiet and stolid appearing in almost everything he docs, those brown eyes, tucked away in the shadows of his face, never lose touch with events occurring about him. Ilis knowledge is varied and extensive. Blessed with that quality of humor ordinarily known as dry. Don holds forth at regular intervals upon quite definite lines for tin amusement of the select group he calls his friends. In the proper mood, he can. according to the old Irish saw. "charm the heart from your breast, and the thought from your mind. Can we say anything better than this of any man? Possessed of the driv ing force of a steady energy which can move obstacles that seem insurmountable Don will light through, as he has done in his studies, to attain his final goal. His attachment to his friends, the ambition which arms his willing spirit, the energies which actuate his life are all such integral parts of his character that we cannot hesitate in any prediction of success. We part with him. knowing that, when we see him next. Don Boyle will he upon the path to his success. Sodality. 2. 3. 1 Council of Dcltair. I ( ) FORDHAM 1932TIIKODOHi; F. BRAt'N. V.B. IIOI.X CKOSS COLI.EOK Tins voting Now Haveniio saw a oliance lo round oul his education and. at the same time, provide I he realization of hi?' ambitions. While obtaining bis degree at Ford ham. he spent most of Ins afternoons attending matinees of Broadway successes. l night, he was frequent l to be seen in one of the supper clubs. Lopez. Colombo and Yallee would greet him personally when he appeared on the floor with the lady of the hour. Mow Ted managed to get good marks with such ran and infrequent periods of stud is still one of life's mysteries,—unless be studied in his sleep. T. B. is of medium height, possessor of dark curly hair and a winning smile, lie lias a keen sense of humor, but it is suspected that he gets a good deal of his timely jests from Col. Stoopnagle and Rudd. Ted has a fine baritone voice which be uses upon the slightest provocation sometimes lie doesn’t even need provocation, lie keeps bis voice rich and mellow h smoking . P.’s. No attempt to depict Ted's character would be complete without mentioning bis mania for collecting newspaper clippings of screen and stage offerings, l ed elected the drama course and turned in quite a few excellent reviews of dramatic classics: Nathan and Lorentz had best take warning. ith bis talents and strong character. Ted should go far in future life, carrying with him the best wishes of all bis classmates. { onnrctirut C.IuIk I. I FORDHAM 1932k i: MTII L. HR I Mil). H.S. OTISVILLE 1I1CII SCHOOL npnK sacred campus of Fordham was lul lion -L ored when onc-icnili of I lie entire Class of F)28 of Otisv ille 11 igh School oled unanimoush to all itself with our fair university. Since that day. ken has been trying to surpass in college that ability which he displayed as a basketball player in high school. His steadfastness in organizing basketball teams, and in trying to bring these squads through to successful finishes, has gone far to make interclass basketball at Fordham tin- popular game it is. W hen not playiug basketball, lie is busy hiring a victim over to a mat to test some grip lie saw used at a wrestling match. ken's endeavors have not. however, been limited to developing himself physically. He has always kept in mind that the primary purpose in attending college is to develop one's intellectual capacities. Although lie never outshone any of his professors in am subject, lie left with them the impression that lie had grasped the substanceol what they had taught; so well, in fai t, that he now and then gives e idcncc of a burning desire to step into the ranks of the educators. If he does, we are sure he will he successful. He has the personality and the ability required. ken's unassuming, yet purposeful way. which has made him one of the class' outstanding members, will, we know, make him one of the L niver-sity's outstanding alumni. FORDHAM 19 3 2Sodality. 3, I Council of Ddbaic, 3. I Hurt ester Club. I CIIARLDS T. BRODKKICk. A. II. HOLY r. It OSS COIXKGE Tiii-N Saint Thomas wrote his philosophical treatises, he must have had Charlie 1 his side, to assist him in his work. We don't want to say that Charlie is a centenarian, or words to that effect, hut rather that he has attained philosophical peaks unheard of before his time. Not only was he versed in all branches of this science, but he was also an ardent devotee of the classical authors, lienee, he has been selected the most brilliant in the Senior class roster. We have never seen Charlie cavorting on an athletic field. However, we know that In couldn't have obtained his sturdy build by reading Booth Tarkington during his spare moments. To us he was a storehouse of statistics on all sports. The baseball season, to Charlie, was twelve months long. Once or twice, while we ploughed through snowbanks, we listened to him telling of the Dodgers’ million dollar infield. Charlie, although he spent his first two college years in Worcester, came to Kordham unspoiled. Immediately he entered into the activities with great vigor. Both the Sodality and the Council of Debate were better organizations because of their new member. In his short stay with us he has garnered a host of friends by bis constant and unswerving devotion to his class. )ur only regret is that, no matter how hard we tried, we could never equal Charlie's scholastic record; our one solace, that it was. to most, impossible. i FORD HAM 1932VINCENT J. BROPHY. B.S. st. John's preparatory school If silence is golden, then innie's is the wealth of nations. Quiet and unassuming, possessing a remarkable degree of modesty, which greatK enhances his ever piiet manner. in was alw ays one ot the leaders of his class, though neither we nor anyone else ever learned this last from in's mouth or conduct. Few- were his words, but. when he did speak, he manifested an extremely keen and logical mind. Chance meetings on the paths going to and front classes would never discover the real Vinnic. But when, in the seclusion of his room, we penetrated beneath that plastic mask which was lifted for only his tried and trusted friends, we found a student with a multiplicity of noble traits; one who was loyal, generous, charitable, and popular with his professors and classmates. During the summer months. "Broph" spent his leisure time swimming and fishing near his home town. Here he gathered the material for those numerous fish stories which were served up, garnished with flashes of his original wit. at corridor conclaves. In December. Vinnic was seriously injured in an accident, and has not returned to class. We have missed him. for our associations with Vinnie have proved for us the truism that a man can say little and yet accomplish great things. When he finishes his course and follows us into the world, we know-lie will win his way by valorous deeds and not flows of rhetoric. Sodality C.onru'cti 1. 2. at CM. I. 2. 3. I 73 F O R D H A M 19 3 2) 1 Sodality. I. 2. 3 I igilaner CnwniiltQe. 2 Itn skrllmil. I St i. dr at Council. I. I Class I’resident. I. I llhU’tic Issncinlion. 3. Issistant Manager. I'aiiflinll. I■ 2. 3 Manager. I F. CAA Bl CKHOUT. .B. LOYOLV SCHOOL 4 mvn's character is revealed in the work he ■Cx- does. n adage that was never more true than when applied to Clay. man of quiet dignity, he lias beneath that, an energy and sense of responsibility which won him the two most coveted posts in the University—a varsity managership, and the class presidency. The one demanded unflagging effort; the other, known ability. Clay bail both. For three years “Buck" was assistant manager of the football team. It was no sinecure. It meant work from the first blast of Cav's whistle until the last Freshman dragged himself to the showers. It meant a thousand duties, and a thousand worries. Ibit Clay stuck to it. and won the managership at the same time that his classmates restored him to the office be bad held in Freshman, the class presidency. It is an office neither held in light regard, nor won with ease. A candidate must be well known ami. more than that, well liked, lie must be a campus figure, and a class | crsonality. lie must have a eapaeitv for work, and a faculty for diplomacy. Clay filled all the requirements, lie lias led bis class ably through its last and greatest year. Our first meeting shoved us the qualities which were to make Clay outstanding at Fordham; four ears have show n us qualities w liicli w ill make him outstanding in life. We wish him luck. FORDHAM 1932JOSEPH A. in DKTTI. B.S. FA'XNUKR CIIII.DS IIIG1I SCHOOL TY" E led that we should sort out all we know of » this lad and then sketch a detailed pen picture of him. But we are certain that, if we follow this procedure, main of our readers will chuckle to themselves and say. "The same old stuff.” It is not the tribute's lack of truth that causes the comment, but rather the fact that such phrases are hackneyed in college annuals. Joe is a typical collegiate lad. lie has his ambitions. hobbies, and little peculiarities. IIis ambition is to be a doctor: bis bobbies arc soldiering and philosophy: his peculiarities not many. Most all of us have ambitions and bobbies that are not xastlv different, but our peculiarities are. Joe rarely smokes, but when he does it is a cigar. He is fond of arguing and dislikes to concede anyone a point. He has an innate tendency to disagree and revise. To our knowledge he has disagreed with at least three famous biologists, and lias revised anv number of theses in philosophy. Then, too. all that Joe says or does he seriously means. He takes his shooting, his soldiering and his philosophy in the same manner—seriously. Joe is a great fellow, and we shall always remember him: not only because he was a great fellow and likable, but also because be was the lad who had the Eord that needed a hill to start it. (I Mew lei I lulinn C R. O. 7. Rifle Tea tssislanf ii iib. i :.() , n. 1. Mona i. I tv -President. I . I'wa-urer. t ’ l'h I). 3. I $er llrisfcetball. I. 2 .0 FORDHAM 1932SoillllilY. 3. I Harvester Chib. 3. I Debating Society, 3. I issistunt Manager. Baseball. I. 3. 3. Manager. Debating Team. 3 G WHUKL J. Kl NDSCIIl II. B.S. NEW ItOCIIHI.LE IIIG1! SCHOOL ("N abe came i«» Kordham with one major ambi-t (ion in (lie extra-curricula field—to heroine Senior manager of the varsit baseball team. Il look, him three years to realize his ainhition. hut he did it. lie brought with him from his native New Rochelle a faculty for leadership and for attention to detail which the players recognized and endorsed when they voted him the managership. Many a man would have relaxed and cast the burden of the work on his juniors w hen he reached his goal, Gabe did not. Last spring found him with the team even day. performing his old duties as well as those his position thrust upon him. lie has been an able manager. Jack Colley swears by him. Jack should. Gabe has worked with him for four ears in the Athletic Association, planning schedules. arranging publicity, even working as head doorman at basketball games. Ilis assistance was invaluable: his efforts were unceasing. In spite of the heavy demands made upon him outside class. Gabe has been a good student, well up in his marks, and deeply interested in class functions. He was. to boot, a good debater. Many a time did Gabe tread upon the hoards and an opponent. 11 is poise w as good, his logit- convincing, his diction clear. We are grateful for having known Gabe. He is a man who. when studies grow dim. will ever stand forth as one whom we were privileged to know. 76 FORDHAM 1932RICH RI) J. BURKE. .B. FOR 1 II AM FREPXRATORY SCHOOL Dick came to us already deep-dyed with the true Fordham spirit, Four vears have onlx served to show how well a lo al pcrsoiialit eau serve his university. Without Dick, none of us will recognize the Monthly. The Sanctum will lie a bare and empty place. His four years on the Monthly stuff and. particularly, these last two years during which he has directed it editorial policies, have served t impress upon us all the real and engaging virtues of his character. I nder his guidance the Monthly has upheld and surpassed the standard it has always maintained. Dick's historical essays and literary criticisms do not need to he praised by any poor language of ours, for the laurels they have already' won are proof sufficient of their merit. He chose to elect Law in Senior—direct evidence not only of his intentions to embrace that profession. but also of his high scholastic standing, which made such election possible. While sports have never appealed to him greatly, he finds in tennis the relaxation and recreation we all seek. His game is sound and stead rather than flashy. Dick has become our true friend. The intensity of his nature, the wealth of his literary ability , the depths of his quiet humor w ill be missed. He may succeed or he may not. Rut. whatever happens he may he sure of our abiding affection and respect. Student Council. 4 Debuting Society. I. 2 Debuting Town. I ” Monthly." 1.2. Editor-in-Chief. 3. I Quill Club. 3 n— i • F O R D H A M 19 3 2So'dalily. 1. Swimming. 1. 2. I 'ootlmll. I Mendel ( hib. 2 I i. i 78 FRANCIS I’. BIRNS. B.S. MVMixrrw i Ki;r u tok school Tvll. with broad shoulders and a slim waist. Frank is the picture of the college athlete. When yon add regular features and a brilliant smile you have the cinema ideal of the college athlete. And vou have Frank . . . •V splendid physical specimen with a speed and grace equal to his strength. Frank is well adapted to all sports and adept at all of them. A member of his Freshman team. Frank gave up a career in basketball to devote himself to aquatic sport. 11 is grace—that co-ordination of muscles that is the sign of the natural athlete—served him well as a diver, and made him a certain scorer in the meets in which Fordliain engaged. So successful was he in the heat of competition that for three years he won his letter. Vet lie is not alone the athlete. To command the number of friends that he does requires more than athletic skill. It requires—with other qualities, a graciousness that.better than all else.characterizes Frank. That brilliant smile of his is but the outward expression of his innate graciousness. nd it is that which has given him. and w ill continue to give him. his friends. In the future. Frank will have tin- letters In has won to recall to him his years at Fordham. but a better memento, and one more expressive of him. w ill be the memories of tin friends he has left. FORDHAM 1932JOHN J. BYRNE, Il.S. DE 'V ITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL IF asked the most familiar sight oil Fordham's campus, our reply would be. "Jack and his blue Ford coach." They are both veterans of many a dash dow n Fordham Road to heat the nine o'clock bell. Unfortunately, boxing was dropped before Jack could lace on his gloves in Fordham's defense. Mis prowess as a lightweight is well known to the class by observation or conversation. It was a sad blow to Jack and. we believe, a sad loss to Fordham. Foiled here. Jack tried to break into the Varsity football lineup, but he was too light. He was. however, heavy enough to have left deep purple impressions on us in interclass games. Me has one dominant characteristic—perseverance. We learned that on the athletic field: the professors, in the classroom. If a problem worried him. lie knew no rest till it w as solved. Neither did the professor. Seriousness is never a mood with him: it is a characteristic. Me is a man to whom one becomes attached, a willing worker, a diligent student, a firm friend. W e w ill miss the daily last minute appearance of Jack and his panting Ford around Bathgate corner. Me intends to study law. and some of us will renew again, in Law School, the four year friendship which budded ami grew on old Rose Mill. We others may not see him for a time. It is our hope that this time may be brief. Brookly Font ball i-Lo ii IslamI Club. 2. 3. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 2. 2. I Baseball. I Debut inft Society, JOHN J. CAHILL. A.B. l.l. HALLOWS INSTITUTE F) i down Jo Ml 11 allows some fine day. ami ask ' the worth) doctors there, just what they have to say of Johnny Cahill: or. better yet. conic to us some time when we are reli ing the good old days, and we‘11 tell you about a real Fordham man. In class and out. Jack. Johnny, or just plain John, is ever the same old Cahill, who sat down with us in Freshman to pluck the marrow from lour wars of Jesuit education. Cool, calm and collected, we have yet to see him stopped by any mystery of the curriculum. A scholarship brought him to us and. if he should go any further in the paths of learning, a scholarship from Fordham should smooth his wa . Johnny is a type cpiitc common in college circles. Simple and honest in his likes and dislikes, old favorites and classics appeal more to him than modern trends and modern authors. He likes to argue. An objection is to him as a red flag to a bull —a signal to attack till defeat or victory stops him. Johnny is a sterling spirit, offering friendship in a heart wav—not a shallow kind, but something -» • C loyal and genuine, as typical of hint as his smile. If good-fellowship, culture and a keen mentality are not enough to garner the garlands of glory, then Johnny will never win them. But they are— and he will. 80 FORDHAM 1932THOM S F. C LL II N. .H. IKK II K;II SCHOOL 17KJK four years Tom has been it li us. and. for three of them, we can’t say that we really knew him. In class and out he is quiet, reserved to the point of self-effacement—a man with whom it is easy enough to become acquainted, but difficult to become a friend. Not that Tom was unwilling to call any man friend, but he wore constanth a cloak of reserve w hich he never completely cast off. It was in a moment that he was carrying the cloak that we came to know him. He is a sensitive sort—one who offers his friendship only to a tested few . for fear of meeting a rebuff. Once offered and accepted. Tom never breaks the compact—evidence that he knew some Business I.aw before he even took that course. Tom is comparatively slight in build, of average height, rather distinguished in appearance. His hair is black and shot with grey. He dresses carefully and conservatively, usually in dark suits. His Celtic ancestors bequeathed him the two-fold gift of the Irish at birth—wit and the "art of blarney." Tom makes good use of both when class is over anti lights burn brightly. IIis voice is low pitched and agreeable. In four years we have never heard him raise it above its level tone. He intends to win bis bread in the business world. Here's hoping it's rake, and frosted, at that. FORDHAM 1932 StnialilY. 1. 2. 3 Spanish Club. 2 Minus ami Munwurs. I. 2. 3 I arsilv I' ay. 2. 2 I nisi IV One. tel Vrn . I. 2. 2 rieslunan One- lei I'Ioy . I. 2. 3 Slug? ('.me. I. 2 Stage Manager. 3 VINCENT J. CAMPBELL. A.B. FOKI1IIVM I'REP VU VTOKY SCHOOL nun ve r good reason i known around I In cam-■ pus as "Chick."" Without a donht lie is the highest man in Kordham. Ergo, his intimates call him "Vinnx." Ilis tall frame is topped with a rustv thatch. Eyes are blue, and he smiles on occasion. Took the art of the theatre to heart, and it 'till remains his love. Distinguished himself with the Mimes and Mummers as stage manager in his Junior year. Intramural sports found him in the Stage Crew football line-up. Otherwise he preferred sports demanding individual skill. Plays a mean game of tennis, and is a demon on a handball court. Ping-pong once claimed his attention. If he had money, he would spend it traveling. This desire to travel is evinced also in his reading. Isa voracious reader. Likes a in book that moves. Devours historical novels- -Sienkiew icy. and Y alter Scott preferred. Occasional!) dabbles with a mystery. because lie's fond of solving puzzles. Intends to teach as a means of livelihood. Hopes some day t rival Father Donnelly's rhetoric course, lie is an ultra-modern in selecting Jack Denn s as his favorite orchestra. Is an enthusiastic theatre-goer. Has a special fondness for extravaganza and musical comedy, yet he prefers the shows at I'ordham to all others. His political tenets are well defined an ardent Democrat. An advanced thinker. Yinny prefers honest, truthful criticism to the adulation of flatterers. FORDHAM 1932 JAMES C. CAREY. .B. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL BLUE eyes and a cherubic face, lias a genius for madness that makes you laugh until your rihs ache. Impulsive, and given to moods. ill sit quietly for a while, and then break forth into one of his madcap moments. onl to subside. Breaks forth into song at frequent intervals. Has a pleasing tenor voice. In the middle of a song he will startle you by breaking off into a fervent exclamation on some remote situation. Wears his hat at a rakish angle—extremely so. Greets you with a curt nod. or a wild w hoop, depending on his mood. When in a serious mood, he will confide the dreams of his heart, and lament that those who should take him seriously do not. Ilis pet gesture is a quick shake of his head. Intelligent ami logical. Never troubles about studies, and studies never trouble him. Hash on the gridiron and court, and a fine pitcher, lie is too full of the zest for life to assume the annoyance of an athletic career. It is this zest for life that characterizes him and gives color to his talent ami wit. He might he a success, ami he might not, but. regardless of that, to us he will ever he the 'Beloved Rogue.“ FORDHAM 1932 i Sori iv. I. 2 Sodality. I. 2 Hughes I Khali lift dee Clid . 2. 3. t Spanish (Juh. I Inlercolleainte dee ( I ih Contest. 3 Brooklyn-Lung Island (Huh. I 11 arrester Club. ? WILLIAM Y. CARR. JR.. .B. BHOOKI.VN PREPARATORY SCHOOL Tiif. fart dial Hill's favorite pastime is walking is indicative of his real character. From his Freshman year he has been a quiet sort of chap. Never has he sought the delights usually clamored after by raw recruits at institutes of learning, lie came to Fordham with his plans for the future already formulated. Success in his studies has been his goal, and in this respect he has drawn his how well and stronglv. and has sped the shaft true to its mark. Most college men boast only a long list of school acquaintances; Bill has formed warm friendships that will not terminate with the joys of the brief years spent within our walls. However, he is no recluse. It is merely that his gentleness and retiring disposition are more apparent and impressing than his social tendencies. When lie isn’t preparing himself for his onslaught on New 'l orb's legal ranks. oil'll find him emulating the famous Culbertson. playing the net like Bill Johnston, or arousing the well known "green-eyed" variety of jealousy in the bosoms of his fellow classmen w ith his suave comportment at the B. L. I. proms. But when all is said and done, he prefers books to anything else. Bill isn’t showman enough to startle the world. Ilis influence, however, will not be merely local. Mis plan, fulfilled, will prove that. We. who place implicit confidence in him. know it alreadv. ki FORDHAM 19 3 2■ N ILLIAM J. CARR. A H. IX MONT II h;ii school Citin' never make- mueli noise, but lie is al-4 «a there when you want him. That i one of the first and nicest things people notice ahout him. I nassuming. unpretentious. In i.- known and valued by his friends and acquaintances as one upon whom they can rely with the utmost confidence. lie is keenly intelligent. apparentl eas -going, but serious at the proper moments, lie is always the one to relieve and temper a strenuous moment with his quick and snappy wit. F.ver since New Jersey sent him to Rose Hill. Hill has been a person known to many, but also as one who has reserved bis confidences for a verv few. lie does not wear bis heart on his sleeve, nor is he unduly reserved or aloof, lie possesses exactly the right proportions of camaraderie and restraint to make what Fordham holds supreme— a true Catholic gentleman. In matters social. Chip has always been able to more than hold his own. and mam favorable reports of his high standing have come to us from across the river. While with us. Chip has confined his activities almost exclusively to those of an academic nature, but in them he has been eminently successful, due to his powers of concentration and application. In fact, it is this faculty of his which makes us certain of the excellent future which awaits him in the world beyond the protecting gates of Fordham. Sodality, 3. I Xetc Jersey Club. I. 2, 3. I Interclass Basketball Team. 3 FORDHAM 19 3 2Soilalitx. I 1 a l-.mv RI) M. CARROLL. A.B. xavibu high school Silknt ami uncommunicative in speech, quiet ami reserve I in manner. Kd invites confidence. One is naturally drawn to him by a realization that in him can he found a trusted friend. Vdd to this a discerning nature, and you have an adequate picture' of the gentleman we have known for two brief years. Only two years—for Kd labored under the Cathedral banner "In Spent Lcclesiae" before he enrolled under Fordham's ”.4 d Maiorem Dei Gloriam" were necessary for Ed to win the respect of his confreres In his conservative and dignified disposition. He is the Ford bain ideal, an educated Catholic gentleman. Xavier. Cathedral. Fordham—all have helped in the making of one who ’"never offends anvone in am way." Yes. Cardinal Newman’s ideal is fulfilled in Kd Carroll. In literature his choice is varied, lie leans heavily toward early English authors and is wary of modern poetry and light verse. Despite the fact that he is usually slow to admit a definite liking for any particular writer, he is known to have a penchant for the airy wit of Mr. Wodehouse. In studies, his attention is claimed principally by Pedagogy and Public Speaking—evidences of his discernment of tin worthwhile in education as well as of the things suited to his native abilities. Ilis fine voice and erect bearing, his lucidity and patience in demonstration will lit him for either profession. pedagogue or public speaker. Kb FORDHAM 1932FRANCIS J. CARROLL. H.S. vkkk.n hakdinc iiigii school In a loin! bass voice, we have all heard Frank’s familiar cry. "Keep sober.” W e first heard it when he sang ditties to the hoys on Freshman Corridor; we last heard it in St. John’s Hall, lie remembered his own counsel well. Today, we know him as one young man who always follows his own advice. Never neglecting his studies. Frank, nevertheless. found time to become an outstanding member of the Fordham Band, lie was an accomplished bass drummer, hut when Fordham scored, he typified a frenzied African noise-maker. In the Glee Club. too. we found Frank giving vent to his vocal abilities. The melody of many a song was carried along by his resonant voice. Frank’s favorite study was biology, and often did lie deliver interesting discourses at the meetings of the Mendel Club. When we first met Frank we thought him very retiring and bashful, but we soon learned, having pierced his modesty, that he was quite the opposite. If we were to extol his accomplishments, he would immediately change the subject, placing someone whom he thought more deserving in the limelight. He has been well gifted with a keen sense of humor, and we shall never forget his mirth inspiring retorts and his jocose conversations. Frank did not neglect seriousness, however, and it is so we shall best remember him—earnest, hardworking, a real friend. FORDHAM 1932 Sl. I i uern tile Pali I piA-i y. I Si. John II ichman s Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Old' Club. Mendel C.lifb. 2, 3, Conneclicui Hand. I. 2 Club. J. 2. 3. I 3i I 87 Senior II erf; ( (Hum it tee. German Club. I ice. I‘resident. . Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 2. 3. 1 hoon Staff. I I'racl; Team. 3 Swimming Team. 2 Cross Country. I. 3. i Interc nSS llnscball learn. 2. 3 Interclass I'notball I earn. 2. 3. f I igilance Committee. 2 Boarders' Initiation Committee. 2. I ALBKKT B. CASPKKS. B.S. F K KOCk.VW 1 HIGH SCHOOL Tiik we first entered Fordliam. we noticed many grains of while sand scattered about the campus. We were mystified, hut. investigating, we discovered that AI had brought it from home with the intention of creating a Kockawai atmosphere. Came the fall and cross country, and whom did w e see traveling the hills and dales for his numerals, hut l. Did he win them? Well, one of his outstanding characteristics i obtaining w hat he seeks, lie was too light for football, and hockey isn't played at Fordliam. so he turned again to cross country in Junior, and was awarded his letter. His activities didn't cease with athletics; in his Sophomore year, he helped to organize what is now the largest social club on the campus, the Brooklyn-Long Island Club. In Senior, he was elected vice-president of tin German (dub. which owes its establishment partially to him. W e didn't find him holding other offices, but this is not due to lack of capability oil his part. Being a born politician. l prefers being the "power behind the throne." With his know ledge of human nature and sound logic. AI could convert any unbiased man to the loyal support of his cause. Although sand may be beaten by tides and shifted by winds, it is never vanquished, and ever rises to repulse the ocean. So we know it will lie with him that, regardless of fate. A1 will rise and triumph against adversity. FORDHAM 1932 KKW ST IN B. C.ASTKLI.ANO. .B. BROOKLYN PREPARATORY SCHOOL Five feet- eight indies tall, well-knit, dark complexion. low. soft voice—that's Auslv. Not too studious, but yet a scholar, as his marks will testify. Prefers Psychology and despises business courses. Considers a college education essential. Because of his everlasting good humor and sunny disposition. Austy has a multitude of friends. Is usually singing or humming the latest song hits. An inveterate radio fan, he likes any music except ultra jazz. He never misses a musical comedy. Likes to draw. Is considering commercial art as a field for his future endeavors. If the feminine heads lie has created are any indication of his ability, he will soon supplant Jefferson Machamer. 11 is slight build fits him lor an sport in w hich speed is paramount, lie was a famous infielder on the interclass baseball teams. Is a vigorous rooter at football games, and a head) quarterback. Lives in Flatbush and likes it. Plays a good hand of bridge, and is a splendid dancer. Is naturally much sought after for parties. Because of the distance lie had to travel to Ford-ham. Austy could not participate in extra-curricular activities as much as lie otherwise might. Nevertheless, lie was a regular Sodalist, and belonged to the Brooklyn-Long Island Club. lie helped revive intramural sports to their present healthy state. In these parlous times, the most one can give a man is one's good wishes— Austy has our best. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. I. 2. 2. I Massachusetts Clul. I. 2. 2. I Football. I. 2. 2. I 90 DAVID I’. CAVAN UGIF. B.S. BOSTON COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL tnave came to Ford ham willi the intention of ■ ' following in tin footsteps of liis father. He could have had no higher inspiration than emulation of the famous "Iron Major." whose exploits today are the talk of all football enthusiasts. But. while his father was a figure, on the campus. Dave was just another Freshman, quietly suffering the lot of every neophyte. However, and with all due reverence to the tradition that no son can hope to approach the record of a distinguished father, we must say that "Mouse" gained some measure of renown as a capable end. The fact that he was playing on a team coached by his father, made his acceptance all the more difficult. But, as lime rolled by. and his ability became the common know ledge of team and classmates. Dave did win a high place in our regard and in the affections of all of us and on his own merits alone. n earnest student in Philosophy for the last two years, Dave has attained heights rarely reached by one whose time was so thoroughly taken up by athletics. His four years at Pordham have been fruitful both for himself and for those of us who have been his associates. Dave has been a hard worker, a good friend, a boon companion. W e like him as he is—may the years never change him. FORDHAM 1932KDWIN T. CIIAKIOTT. .B. OK« LK HIGH SCHOOL p the course of man individualistic uiovcincnls A there is a tendency for someone t stand out above the others, someone whom everyone would hail as a friend and companion. Here at Ford ham. the moulding of characters has been a sacred and comprehensive duty of the Fathers. nd what more coidd we say of a man than that he has benefit ted by this sterling training, and in the course of his endeavors has won for himself a legion of friends? Narrowing our field of such individuals, we shall refer you to the pleasantly countenanced figure known to his classmates as ".liggs." The man has the utmost faith in his ow n ability to become a law practitioner. It has been established in the minds of many that, due to the forensic abilities displayed at many a heated debate, .liggs will one day achieve his most cherished ambition. In a reminiscent mood we recall the pranks and the victories of our engagements. We remember the long hull sessions that served to weld us all in a more perfect union, which the passage of inexorable time onl mellows and does not destroy. Hut why write on? Mere words have empt meanings unless they can he substantiated by deeds. However, there is no cause for worry, since we have the utmost confidence in Jiggs. So. in parting, may we extend him our heartiest felicitations and best wishes for the success which we feel will he his. Senior » M Optn mi 11 Sodality. illb .f.jUM Leo fine of llie Sorted Heart Promoter. 1.2.3. I 11 Hollies I lehutiiifi Society. 1.2 French Chi’ . I. 2 Italian Ci ib. 2. 3 Connecticut ('luh. I. 2. Treasurer. 3. I Interclass Tennis, I. 2. 3. I I ifiilnnce (.oininittiv. 2 ‘ 1 F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sodality. 3. 4 Mendel Club. 2 Hand. 3. I Track. 2. 3. I Cross Country. I. 2, 3. Interclass 'Track Team. 2 02 FR ANCIS E. CIBELLI. R.S. i: NDER CHILDS HIGH SCHOOL vne day. having nothing better to do. vc ' wandered out to Nan Cortland! Park, and there we happened upon the cross country team. Before that time we little realized that the man from whom we were receiving a cheerful salute each morning, was a conspicuous member of the hill and dalers. The man to whom we are referring is none other than 'Cih.“ That Frank should adopt such a sport in which to show his abilities is quite in keeping with his whole character. To say that he was unassuming is to state our concept in only a half-hearted manner. But a word that would cover the extension of our idea has not yet been coined. When cross country was concluded. Frank turned his attention to the hoard track, and here, too. he shone forth with the same scintillation as the lirst star of evening. Cib was a sprint man. thus gaining great training for his mad dash to class every morning. It was in Junior year that Frank grew a moustache. of which he was most proud. Truthfully we ran say that it added to his already distinguished appearance. hen not practicing his favorite sport, he could he found hiding behind some cumbersome apparatus in the Chemistry laboratory. We don't know whether Frank will he a chemist or an athletic director, but we are sure that, even if lie deserts both of these, he will he a certain success. FORDHAM 1932DUNCAN W. CLARK. .B. BKOOK1AN l’KEI lt TOU% SCHOOL IF lift is Iml a succession of obstacles lo In oxer-conn'. as some woiiM haw il. then life slionld present no great problem to Duncan. l lacking ever task with a thoroughness that spared no effort and with a determination that would not bend, this young man has earned an enviable reputation among iis as a scholar and a gentleman. "Dune’s ' extra-curricular activities are conspicuous h their absence through no fault of his. Whenever we met him. he was always scurrx iug off to class with a stack of books, which at first we thought was a whole library. However, we cannot chide him for this, for he considered his education paramount. Whether in the classroom, the Chemistry lab. or the cheering section. Dune's sincerit y of thought and purpose finds expression in his activities, in his dealings with others, and in his conversation. Rut do not let us give you the impression that a sincere disposition must also be a phlegmatic one. On the contrary, the qualities that helped him to Succeed take root in a naturally jovial good nature that wins him many friends. Never a boisterous nature, mind you. but a hearty one. It is this combination of qualities in a well-rounded character that we have learned to admire in Dune. Dune intends to spend the next four years at Medical School. May the success which has so permeated his college course attend all his future endeavors. We have no douht that it will. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality, 2. 3, • Hughes Debating Society. 2 llnmklvn -Lang Island Chib. 2, 3. I Spanish Cl ah. 2 Interclass Track I earn. 2 Sofia itv. I Inlrrrluss Tennis. 3. •I ftroftklyn-Long Island ( Ink. .'I. I WILLI M .1. CLEARY, A.B. It EG IS HIGH SCHOOL Bii.i. came to Lord ham in Junior, after spending his first two years at Holy Cross. Is six feet tall, with ver broad shoulders. Is a good football player. However. does not play intercollegiate football, preferring to capitalize on his ability play ing professional football. Bowling and billiards also claim his attention. Kill blushes when questioned about his social activities. However, he shyly confesses to dancing. Heads the popular magazines. Imt he prefers the classical writers, including Dickens and Sir Walter Scott. Is undecided whether to embark on a business career or to become a newspaper man. Likes political economy . Takes a great interest in Lillies and Economics. Believes the two are inseparable. Confesses that, if he does become affiliated with some newspaper, he would like to be the financial editor. Is called Bill by his friends. Doesn't know what his enemies call him. Spends his summer as a teacher in charge of a playground. Likes the position. because it keeps him in the open, and helps toward his physical development. I’refers present day music to the classical. Has no favorite dance orchestra. Being a business man. lie believes that radio is the greatest advertising medium of the age. VII politics, especially those of his own district, hold a great lure for him. Would like to become a famous politician. itli regard to entertainment. Bill likes musical comedy and the cinema. Intends to continue his education in graduate school. We are sure lie will succeed. 94 FORDHAM 1932KOBKRT C. COIU KM. ILS. BRONWILLK HIGH SCHOOL BOB is a resident of Westchester County. Has brow n. w aw hair and hazel e es. Is considered good looking. Is very quiet, hut. when he speaks, everyone listens "auribus erect is.” Not a vcr good mixer, preferring to be by himself. Known to but a few around the campus. Is highly intellectual. I w a s seen with a stack of books under his arm. In class Bob takes notes constantly. Never argues about any thing. Likes to listen, and very rarely takes part in the conversation. When questioned. i 11 always answer to the point. Never uses superfluous words. Savs it saves time and energy. Prefers swimming to any other sport. During the summer vacation he is a life guard. Likes to be out in the open all the time. Has a tan complexion which is very becoming to him. Keeps in good physical condition throughout the year. In the winter, lie is a member of the track team. Claims that track is far in the rear of swimming, when it comes to physical development. Doesn't like football or baseball because of his preference for individual sports. Plays a mean game of ping-pong. 11 is diving has been a feature of the meets. Won't confess to any specific social activity. Is studying for a business career. 11 is taste for music and plavs is strictly classical. Now leaves Ford ham with many of us wondering w hy we knew so little of the real Bob. FORDHAM 1932Sodality. I. 2. 3. t Spanish Club. 2 Hand. I. 2. p Orchestra. I. 2 I n tore lass llasehall. I. 2 LAWRENCE K. CO I.KIN. A.B. KOKDHVM PREPARATORY SCHOOL ■ Rin is. above all things, the strict individual 1-i ist. Calm and nnruflled in bearing, serious and dignified in conduct, he has remained aloof from "the mob" for four years. He has never figured prominently in any group activity; his inclinations have led him to indulge in sports and activities requiring individual skill. Handball and tennis are avocations in which his prowess is not only evident but outstanding. An introspective sort, he is uncommonly conscious of his own limitations; being modest, he is not exuberant over his real abilities, physical or intellectual. So it is. that, in his unassuming way. he has always delighted in remaining in the background. As a student, from his primary grades to his Senior year. Larry has effortlessly attained a high ranking: yet he is the last one whom anyone could charge with being conceited. He is an able musician and performs on the violin and the saxophone equally well. In these instruments he finds relaxation. and an outlet for his sensitive temperament. Beyond this. Larry is a possessor of that rare quality a real inquiring mind. He takes nothing for granted or upon authority but. once a statement has measured up to his criterion of truth, he staunchly defends his intellectual position. Add to this, sincerity and thoughtfulness for others— the real qualities of a friend—and then you can easily understand why Larry is held in high regard ' s J C C by those who know him well. 96 FORDHAM 1932 NTHONY O. COLLINS, .B. FOKDHVM I’KtiP VKATOKV SCHOOL Know to his more intimate friends as" w nr . ' Well built, being of medium height with blue eyes and brown hair. (,)uict and occasional humorous. Joined the tage-cre x in Freshman, but quit, resigning outright when he was handed a pot of glue three days in sueeession. Refused to be stuck more than three times. Likes humorous stories and pla s. dvenlure stories also appeal to him at times. Plavs all sorts of card games and rex els in billiards. Very shy. and appears ill at ease at social functions. Believes that sports are great developers of the body and the mind. Plays baseball and football very well. Would rather play some game than be a spectator at it. Took a famous professor's advice and noxv believes that the greatest possible recreation can lie derived from walking. Would rather walk than eat. Philosophy and the positive sciences appeal to him because of the thrill of investigation in them. Has alxvays appeared to us to be reserved. However. he readily drops the cloak when some one challenges any remark of his and will argue exhaustively until his opponent is convinced. I n-decided as to w hat profession lie will follow. Is inclined to believe that either accountancy or engineering will be his choice. Day hops. Is verx restless. Must be doing something every minute. Would like to travel—we know he will go far in whatever walk of life he chooses. Sodality. 1 F O R D H A M 19 3 2 I‘aithruitin Sodality. I. 2. 3. I St. I incellt dr ! tjul SneietY. 3. President y I St. John oerclunun's Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Mimes and Mummers. : General Manager. 3. Rani". I. 2. 3. ( irt illation Manager. I Mendel Club. 3 llraaklyn-l.ong Island Club. 2. 3. I | itoox. issisianl I'tli or. I I arsitv One- let Plays. Issistant Manager Tennis. I. 2 Stage ('.nit. I. Properly Manager. 2 JOHN VfcC. COLLINS. A.B. BROOKLYN I’RKPAKATOKY SCHOOL H i: iimscing oil our four years of college we find an inexplicable difficult) in recalling the exact moment when we began to appreciate Pat. For lie is not the type that waves a sabre in the front rank, but is rather, the "man behind the gun." Supporting most of the activities of Fordham for the past four veurs. in main of them he has been the spark plug, yet modestly disclaims all credit for am successes. Vs Circulation Manager of the Ram. which has driven better men to padded cells. Pat has weathered the journalistic storms and did a neat job. Ilis refusal to heal his own drum lias won him the admiration of his classmates, and lie has gained a niche in our niemorv and in Ford ham's Hall of Fame. The annual Rarn-Stage Crew battle would he a failure: the scenes for the V arsity plays would never be shifted: the costumes would be missing: the color of most college activities would be lacking without Pat. Vnd through it all he moves serene, calm and undisturbed, never shirking respoii'ihililv. It is apparent that such men fall into the category of unsung heroes, their only reward being the keen satisfaction of a job well done. In life. Pat will do his work as quietly and cfTicicnllv as In has at Fordham; we hope his efforts will he as decplv appreciated. FORDHAM 1932 ROBKKT B. COLLINS. .B. BROOKLYN PREPARATORY SCHOOL 4mono his man) accomplishments Boh includes the art of acting, singing, and the guidance of the French Club. In the latter capacit he acted as efficient editor of the club's annual the Ha von. The literar content of the Havon was due to his talented direction. clear know ledge of the I Venrh language, and a true appreciation of the artistic, formed the basis of his management. The greater part of his spare time was occupied by dramatics, in which he achieved success both as an actor, as a director, and as a playwright. Bob's picture at the top of this page is a sufficient likeness to render further description useless. Let us consider his trails, preferences and ambitions. Always cheerful, he possesses a delicate sense of humor. In his serious moments, he aspires to a Ph.D. in languages as well as to a professor's chair in either Latin or French. In questions of dress. Bob avoids anything approaching the garish. lie prefers quiet and perfectly harmonious haberdashery, and thinks a derbv more becoming than a soft hat. Among his favorite pastimes he includes conversation. the perpetration of vacuous verse, bridge, swimming and light comic operas. Ilis literary tastes embrace Keats for poetry. ode-house for humor and AN ilia Gather for seriousness. Boh prefers the music of Donizetti and the icn-ne.se Valse. In parting, let us say. "We shall miss him when the final curtain is rung dow n in a glorious round of applause. ’ 2. 3, 4 2. 3. I Play ('.oiliest. 3. I 99 Sodality. Mimes (ilee French I arsity I arsity German F O R D H A M 19 3 2Soilaliiv. -I. I Harvester Club, 3, Secretary. I Council of Dr!Kite. 3. I ’ Ram" Stuff. 2. 3 eivs Itvuril, I Debating, Team. I JOHN It. COMAN, A.It. KWNIlEK CHILDS IIIGII SCHOOL r i iik descriptive definition of I lie "True Ford liani I Man" has heen brought so often to our attention that we would have heen liable to plaee such a one in the category of the unattainable ideal. kindly providence has fortunately favored us with the materialization of this paragon. John has faithfully fulfilled, during these last four years, the requisites demanded l» the definition in question geiitlemanlincss, loyalty and uprightness of mind. These three qualities are best associated with John's extra-curricular activities and with his abilities within the lecture halls. The Ram and the Council of Debate were both greatly augmented when lie decided that it was in these fields that he might be able to do bis lies! work. In his Senior ear. John was initiated into intercollegiate debating and it was here that he covered himself with his greatest glory. If the end of a college career consists preeminently in mental education, then John has completed four most successful years. If it rather consists in the ordered development of the whole man and in the cultivation of lasting friendships with one's fellows, then John can. with greater satisfaction, look back in retrospect upon his Ford-ham days and pronounce them well spent. We think that his attainments here are but an earnest of the vears to come, and that he will earner the well deserved success that is his. 100 FOR DHAM 19 3 2■ J VMES J. COM ERFORD. B.S. RUTGERSPREPARATORY SCHOOL IT was in the fall of 28. that a tall, sandy-haired youngster first appeared among us. No one guessed that this young man was to become one of the best known athletes at Ford ham during the next four years. As time went on. we first saw Jim as the basketball player, the dashing center of the Frosh team. Then came spring and the baseball season, and in the role of a great southpaw htirler. Jim was the mainstay of the Freshman nine. A year later, and Jim was a varsity athlete in both baseball and basketball, winning for Ford-ham frequent victories over some of the foremost of our many opponents. He became a prominent figure on thecampus.court, and field, and remained an outstanding personage for the rest of his college career. Still. Jim's activities were not confined to the athletic field alone, for all of Fordhanfs major social events have seen Jim acting perfectly the part of the polished college man that he most certainly is. He has been a staunch member of the Nutmeg Club since his Freshman year, and a great part of its success is due to Red's unflagging interest in its affairs, whether social or not. Although a science man he has balanced his courses with electives in the fine arts, selected with a care clearly indicating his broad cultural tastes. In saying goodby to Jim. we bid adieu to one of Ford ham's finest gentlemen. FORDHAM 1932 Baseball. I. 2. 3. I BashethalL . 2. 3. I 101Hughe Debating Soe civ. 2 " Monthly“ Staff, i. "Ram' Staff. 2. 2. I Tennis, . 2. .'j MAURICE V. CONNELL, A.1L KORIHIVM I'KKl'AKATORY SCHOOL Mu hick typifies tin college man whom we call. for want of a better term, the lazy worker. VII lie did in Senior was to write a column for the Ham. take Law as an elective, manage to stay upon the regular Monthly staff, and hold a job oil the New York fuelling Sun. Claims to live at home, hut has been away so constantly that his mater believes that he has forsaken her household and has become a hoarder at Fordham. However, he manages to come home for tin Sunday dinner. Insists that lie owns four pipes, though we have verv seldom seen him smoking any one of them. Carries one with him always Imt smokes a fresh cigarette. W as made Exchange Editor of the Rant. Created a new column “Other Places and Other 'Filings." commenting on collegiate news. t once it became one of the most widely read features of the paper. Wanders into the Ram oflice at all hours and on any day—even on Sunday. Maurice insists that his habits and hours are irregular. He revels in congenial companionship. Remarks frequently that he is tired, and we don't wonder. Vlways starts working just as the zero hour i.- approaching. Plavs tennis for relaxation and hopes some day to have a real cannonball service. Display - an eccentric taste in his reading matter, mixing the whimsy of Carroll and Karrie with political history. 102 FORDHAM 1932JOHN P. CONROY. B.S. MEHKON VI)K n Tiie advent of the 1930 football season found the “Iron Major" with a great gap to fill, for his sterling end of the last few campaigns had been lost through graduation. In looking over the prospects Ca finally selected Johnny, the soft-spoken Down-Hasterner. and history has shown that lie made no mistake. Johnny had been a tackle, and a mighty good one. but short on arsity experience. The change to end was a lucky one for him. Football writers don't look for Ml-America candidates among the substitutes. As a real varsity mail, John showed a type of play yyhich y as really remarkable. Ilis calm efficiency in climacteric moments, bis accurate analysis of deceptive enemy plays, his slashing drives, are gems in the classic croyvn of Fordham memories. But John has other actiy ities and a y ider field of range than one sport. As guard and forward upon the basketball court. Johnny has shown the same force and drive and fire that made him such a threat upon the gridiron. In interclass sports he yvas one of our best players on the diamond. An all-around athlete in every sense of the phrase. The greatest compliment that can be paid to Johnny is the estimate of him by his fellows in y arsity contests. Football star, basketball stalwart. athlete par excellence, he is known as "the most modest man on the squad." No phrase could fit him belter. vianl y|. 2. 3 igilance ('.dnuniltc arsifv lootball. 2. 3. I reshinan lOotbaV reslnnan Baselmll nrsifv Basketball, 2. 3. I iterelass Baseball. 2. 3, FORDHAM 1932mm Football. I. 2. 3. 4 Connecticut Club. , 2, 3. I I igilance Committee. 2 JOHN J. CONWAY. B.S. COLLEGIATE PREPARATORY SCHOOL Di king tin football season von must have seen this compact bundle of energy. On the field, lie is a versatile tornado of movement, a deadly tackier. His achievements as a fast back have placed him among the mam luminaries that walk the campus. His work at the halfback post has earned him a rating among the best who ever donned the moleskins for Fordham. However.it is not our wish to misrepresent the character of this classmate of ours by dealing sole-Iv with his work on the gridiron. Off the field he is a quiet and courteous gentleman. The school knows him as "Red" and for very good reason. His fiery topisindicativcof thecharaeter of theman himself. As quickly and efficiently as fire dominates an area it reaches, just so quickly and efficiently does Jack hold sway over whatever audience is his. We said that to speak only of his athletic achievements would he to do him an injustice; it would, for he is a power in class and extra-curricula activities. Fiery ambition and intensity pervade all his actions and. combined, they produce results, as the professors and officers of the Connecticut Club will attest. Red will soon leave Fordham. perhaps to coach football men. Rut wherever he will go. those lessons, learned under "Cav." in clean hard playing will he the basis and the keynote of his success. 101 FORDHAM 1932JOHN F. COSTELLO. A.B. MOHIUS IIIGII SCHOOL TT' ’K ppkd up with the credo of this suave young man is the belief that "the play is the tiling." It would indeed he diflicult to think of John's davs at Kordliain and not recall the characters lie has portrayed on the Ford ham stage. He is a lover of the drama, ami has the blood of a trouper in his veins. But it would be an injustice to confine ourselves to Jack's abilities in the histrionic sphere. First and foremost. Ford ha m s activities are bis activities. and every field of interest, if it does not number him in its ranks, can at least claim him as an ardent supporter. He is a confirmed bridge player, being an adherent of the Costello system, which is based on "time" rather than method. He is a keen observer, and takes delight in studying the character of those whom he meets, lie is capable of defending his views, is always self-contained, and never seems to worry. His wit is pointed and timely. This small sketch can never hope to adequate!) portrav John. At most, it is a mere vignette. However. we present an actor and a student. Superimpose upon this the tone ami finish of a gentleman. and the result is a man who will be a constant source of interest ami delight to those about him: a man who has charm which defies analysis. That is John. We regret that we must leave him. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 3. 4 Mimes and Mummers Plavshop. I (doe Club. 2, 3 koon S r J, I Spanish (dub. 1. 2. 3 Varsity Play. 1. 2. 3. . I arsitv One- let Plays. 3. I Freshman Ohe-. lct Plow 3 "Fraternidad Hispana." Issoriatv Editor. 3 2. 3. I I ice-President. I 105 Sodality- I■ 2. 3. I Debating Swift v. I Ifashetlm I. I Inlerclass llaskethall. 2. 3. I I igilanrc ( oniinittee. 2 1'if’shmun tittles Committre THOMAS F. COSTMLLO. A.B. KEGIS HIGH SCHOOL On a bright September day in ‘2H we first met Tom. Unlike the rest of us Freshmen. Tom was acquainted with Fordham. for he was reared a few blocks from the front gate. Tom bad a reputation as an athlete during his high school da s. excelling in basketball and baseball. During Freshman ’’(lossy"’ was a member of the basketball team, playing guard, an important position in the kelleher system. Vlthough records show very few tallies beside his name, ask his coach how valuable 'Pom was to his Freshman wonder team, ftcr that season. Pom confined his athletic abilities to interclass teams, winning main a game with his accurate shooting. Ford ham's functions were his functions. No football, basketball, or baseball cheering section was complete without (lossy's loud hurrahs. No pla or debate came to a happy conclusion without Pom's presence at least for a few minutes, if not until the last applause died awav. No social function could be a success, unless Pom graced the floor. (lossy’s cheer) countenance was a welcome asset to an gathering. He overflowed with humor and good fellowship. Scholastic conquests, however, form the basis of our remembrance of him. To speak of philosoph). Latin. Creek or French is to call to mind this star of four years. 'Pom intends to pursue a business career. i present we can onh vision him in an executive position. I (Hi FORDHAM 19 3 2JOHN E. COUGHLIN. A.B. BROOKLYN IMUilWK VTOIU SCHOOL rOUU years ago. from the heart of Flatlmsh. a small, alert, and likeable fellow came to old Rose Hill. Today, in that same small figure, we find a golden treasury of knowledge, and a winsome personality. Studying "Ev. " we find how refreshing it is. in these times of prevailing similarity. to associate with those who are somewhat different from the usual type. Looking at K from one angle, he seems to he strictly practical, taking things at their face value. Although forever admiring and praising Kordham activities, he seldom took a particular interest in anything but the endeavors of fellow Lord handles in the field of sport. From another angle, we wonder if his harmonious blend of utility and good-fellowship is not envied. Onlv those who came in immediate contact with Ev know him as he really is. At I'ordham he is strictly a student but. in his hours of recreation, he is known as a musician of no little ability , a jovial host, and an example of young Catholic manhood. W hatever Ev's life-work may he. we feel confident. that, in the successful pursuit of it. there will be left on the sands of time a lasting impression of his truly remarkable character. Even more cherished by his friends will be the memory of his conservative influence while at Eordham. lie is a man who will stand forth as one whom we were privileged to know. F O R D H A M 19 3 2V I Soilnlity. . -. 3. 1 •’Monthly." - 2. 3. 1 ’’Knmr 't. 2. 3. 1 Mimes ami Mummers. 2. 3 lit,anl of Directors. 1 freshman One. let days 1 ntercollesiole (tne.. AeJ days 1 unity, day. 1. 3. k Harvester Club. 2. 3. I Spanish Club. I. 2 I '(iwhop. 2, 3. Short Story CuUrf .Sr-rretary On ill Club. 2. iWsitloni. 3, i M KOQ.N Stuff. ; H" hvx Debating .SWLy. . 2 108 JOSEPH F. COUGHLIN. .B. KHGIS HIGH SCHOOL Pi. ywkigiit. news reporter, and short story writer are three of the numerous | ositions which Joe has tilled at Fordham. W e re going to bring von the personal Joe. however. Starting as a lion-skinned athlete in the Freshman One-Acts. Joe advanced in age and wisdom, to become the class dramatist and. moreover, a worthwhile dramatic actor. Joe is short and slim, with dark curly hair, olive complexion, blue eves, and a winning grin, lie can talk anyone down. He favors the drama. Lillian Gish, good movies, light opera, the ienuese waltzes, and music of the classical vein. In the outdoors he leans toward walking and swimming. English is his forte, and Pedagogy his recreation. He aims to put Ibsen in the shade, and make O'Neill blush with shame, lie's glad he came to Fordham. and withers anyone who dares criticize his University—that is a privilege reserved for Joe alone. V ilia Gather and Don Bvrne are his prose favorites, and Edna St. V. Millay holds the fort of poetry for him. Christopher lorley ami the late II. C. W itwer please His Majesty with their books. To cap this array of facts. Joe would like to form a new political party. In parting. Joe is a realist, preferring "stink " to "smell." a?- he once vigorously stated in class. He will tell nobody what he intends to be. but will always be himself. FORDHAM 1932DAVID T. COUUY. H.S. GILBERT SCHOOL D we came to Fordham from the wilds of ncarbv Connecticut, ami there was heard afar from disappointed rivals, the "11381)111" of teeth sharp and savage. But Dave denied them all their vengeance and. reforming, settled dow n to a life of peace and scholarly pursuits. Dave, when we first met him. was no stranger to the rude and diverting manners of the citv. lie knew his w a around, and got around. The places in which he has been seen are as widely separated and diverse as the poles and the Kquatorial vistas of the Pacific. Vic wondered just how he could wander so far afield, and vet get to class ahead of us. How could he w aste his precious hours of study . and still stand among the first in everything? To a mind pre-eminently fitted for scholastic pursuits. Dave added a body and character adapted to the most difficult circumstances. Nothing could intimidate him: nothing was too rich for his taste. Dave has a way with him. Manly, in every sense of the word, he has outgrown his childish fancies and shows in every act the mind and nature of a gentleman. Many less sensible than he have gone far in this world, and if they can succeed, why cannot Dave? This is perhaps the last time we shall see each other. Who can say what the next few vears will bring? We leave Ford ham and Dave with regret. ('lien ists Club, 3 Swimming, 3. f 109 FORDHAM 1932Student Council. 2 Sodality. I. 2. 3. I, Prefect. 2 Mimes and Mummers. 2. 3. I Spanish Onh. I. 2, 3. iice-President. 2 liroofdvn-Long Island CJnh. 1. 2. 3. I ice-President. I Swimming. I I arsity Piny. I. 2. 3 I arsity One- let Plays. 3. I I-resit man One- let Plays ('.lass President. 2. 3 Iirlogate to ational Sodality P • Content.on. 1. 2 W. BINGHAM COX. A.B. WICK HIGH SCHOOL E)i g lias writ ten his name boldly ac ross the rolls ) of many a curricular and many an extracurricular activity at Fordham. but on none is bis name more deeply inscribed than on those of tin Mimes and Mummers. Freshman. Sophomore. Junior and Senior—each year lie lias trod the boards of Collins Auditorium: each year bis voice waked the hall's echoes. In the Varsity play, he has won the praise of critics: in the arsity One-Acts In' has won the verdict of the judges. With three others. Coughlin. McNally and Paradinc. Bing has shared and held the heights against all others for four years. The hero, the handsome juvenile, the Corinthian —these are the roles in which Bing is cast. He looks the part off as well as on the stage. Living at Neponsit the year round gives him that clear, hron .cd look, with which all novelists bless their heroes. Ilis hair i« blonde; hissinile permanent and IV'psodent. lb has the build of a swimmer. He is one. Bing’s career oil the squad was cut short by the demands of other activities just when his place on the varsity was assured and his letter within his grasp. Ih has been a leader at Fordham. Our best and last wish is ’ ma In never lose the habit." FORDHAM 1932 noALOYSirS . COYLE. B.S. DICKINSON HIGH SCHOOL WJkst Point's loss has been Fordham's gain. e »▼ nearly missed him. for lie bad been enrolled at West Point. However, bis brother's decision influenced him and 1 decided to make it a family affair. Since then, lie has spent four happy years dayhopping to and from Jersey's fair and verdant shore. Athletics touch a tender spot in his heart. Ilis devotion to. and his ability in baseball are proven by his prowess as a catcher on our Frosli nine, and by his slugging in class games. A ball player in thought and conversation, he believes his brother the best inficldcr ever to snare a hot liner at Fordham. But baseball is a seasonal sport ami so vve find A1 devoting hours of the other seasons to social affairs. A man with an infectious smile seldom fails to be a social lion. In this lies the secret of his success. A pleasing smile expresses an ever happy frame of mind. Such good will seems incongruous with frankness, but not in A 1 8 case. His amiable nature perceives the best in others. He was not without his serious and industrious moments, as his scholastic record attests. Go to it. Al. If all the world should by some unforeseen oversight fail to recognize your ability .it will never be able to deny your smile. The adequate reward for that should be a perpetuation in the "eternal bronze" of Horace. FORDHAM 1932 Vcie Jersey Baseball, 7.llasobalL 1. 2. 3. Sodality. 1 ■ 2. 3. pw Jersey Club JAMES T. COVER. B.S. DICKINSON HIGH SCHOOL This quid Jersey voutli was with us nearly a year before we learned that he was the accomplished in fielder who captained our Freshman hall club. Later we found him the only member of the Sophomore class to "crack" the veteran infield starting the season of 1930 at third base. In his Senior and junior years he starred at third and at short, knocking the offerings of the opposing pitchers to the far corners of the field, winning the acclaim of his fellows. If he continues playing, we predict another Fordham man will enter the big leagues. In the classroom. Jim was a diligent student, eager for knowledge, his quiet manner suggesting complete mastery of even the most intricate and abstract philosophical concepts. About the campus Jim was a man of few words, but of strong convictions. It was not an unfamiliar sight to see Jim strolling about, discussing the formation of a mysterious club of his ow n conception which, some day. may startle the world. II was a companion to all and all benefited socialh and scholasticalK b his intellectual foresight, based upon a dogged determination to reach basic principles. If the world is looking for mature men who can think clearly, men of instant decision who reason logically, men who shrink not from responsibility, then we know the world needs Jim. FORDHAM 1932 JAMES . CKANE. A.B. WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL XPTE once read a poem which told of a gentleman. young and wise, whom a spacious world could not again afford, and we thought of him whose presence deepened and enriched our college years. While others were throwing themselves headlong into ever activity a varied college life can offer, he had watched and made his choice. Then, like the climacteric splendor of a musical crescendo, he had emerged crowned with the laurels of achievement. His prompt appearance at every campus function from a B. L. I. dance to a meeting of the Student Council, made prominent him whose every effort was directed toward the goal of bettering, uniting and strengthening the bond between Fordham men. Ilis initiative in the field of sports managership, his invaluable aid as president of the Hoarders and his faithful work of this, the written record of our deeds, our legacy to Fordham men, as Assistant Business Manager, all were done for one purpose—to foster co-operation and fellowship among the students at Fordham. Those who knew him have learned to respect his clear-cut ami well balanced judgment and they could do naught but react to Jim's sincere sympathy and understanding. We. his friends, have ever felt the glowing warmth of his life, and our fondest hope is to see the mellowing of his manhood w ith the unfolding of his years. Student Council. I Purtheniun Sodality. I. 2. 3. I St. I intent de Cnu! Society, t St. John Ilerchmtin's Sodality. I. 2. 3. I ice-President, I Freshman Forum Hughes Debating Society Massachusetts Club. I. Treasurer. 2. I ice-President!, 3, Secretary. I Chairman. Christmus Dance. 3 Assistant Business Manager. M vroon Freshman Tennis Interclass Basketball. I. 2 I igUance C.ommittee Manager. 'Tennis. I President of Resident Students. I Athletic Association. 3. 113 I FORDHAM 1932I Im maculate Concept it n Soda itv. .'i. I Council of Debate. H JOHN B. CRKKGAN. B.S. TOWNSEM) II VUIUS HIGH SCHOOL TrriiKN City College received from the incorpo-V? rated commonwealth of this fair eitv. its charier of rights and privileges, nothing was said of the possihilit of some earnest student seeking knowledge. s a direct result of this unfortunate lapse from grace on the part of the City f athers. John came to Kordham. n earnest youth, a staunch devotee of the finer things in life. Jack has served his apprenticeship as an acolyte before the altar of know ledge ami the shrine to education that is loidham. To dare each da the heart-shattering combat in the "L." and still retain the energy recpiisite to earn oil'the palm in almost every subject, that is the sure sign of a man. Hut to it all. Jack adds the invigorating lire of exploratory genius. Weekly the press recounts in burning letters and avid heads, the findings, social, geological and ethnological, of this daring adventurer from Kordham. Courage brings its own rew ard. Jack does not know whether to he a lawyer cr a doctor. Quite as a matter of course he does not care or is that cool, calm nonchalance a pose for a cigarette advertisement? Time alone will tell. Hut Jack has been a real fellow, a friend and boon companion, during the four years he spent on Kordham s green grounds. Neither Law nor Medical School will hold am terrors for him. I I I FORDHAM 1932 NTHONY .!• CRISCIJOLO. If.S. NEW HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL Anthony is the reserved type of student, who has those sterling qualities of perseverance, and good scholarship, which ultimately signify success in any line of endeavor. Ilis four years at Ford ha in have been an advantage to him in more ways than one. Besides sharpening his already keen intellect, and broadening his outlook on life along v C? many ultra-conformed lines. the have furnished him with innumerable occasions upon which lie might propound his favorite political theories. For. as you know, politics are Anthony's weakness. In fact, he is a veritable storehouse of political information. Not only is lie an authority with regard to his home town political situation, hut he is also thoroughly acquainted with the general run of national politics. Chris is also an ardent football fan. and his mind is crammed with statistics and stories of the game. Ilis knowledge of sports however. is not limited to football, hut also includes an intimate acquaintance with basketball, baseball and track. Ilis chief hobby, outside of talking football and discussing track, is hiking, of which he never tires, lie claims that walking and hiking are the most beneficial of all exercises, not only physically, but also mentally. Chris intends to take up medicine, and of his qualifications for such a career, there can be no doubt. Perhaps he may take it upon himself, in some medical research work, to discuss the physical benefits of walking, and its relation to football. I 115 FORDHAM 1932Italian Club. 2. I Holy Rosary Sodality, I Immaculate Conception Sodality. I VINCENT J. CRISCIOLO. .B. FORDHAM PREPARATORY SCHOOL There used to Ik- current an expression to the effect that a good little prize fighter was a "might) atom." Wc are about to plagiarize this saying and apply it here to "(Iris. In spite of what some would call a handicap arising from smallness of stature, (iris has not allowed our affection for him to dwindle in the same relation that his physique hears to that of the more massive of his brethren. e do not assert that ince is the exact counterpart of Napoleon, hut if this country becomes involved in another world conflict, it might be well to consider the fact that Vince is sprung from the same stock as Bonaparte: has the same color of eye. and is so like him in his physical measurements that the mere insertion of a hand within his vest forcibly recalls that best-known likeness of the "Little Corporal."1 Others max be more brilliant than Cris in the classroom, but that is no sign that he is doomed never to "major" in brilliancy. In this specializing age. we believe he should labor towards attaining an even pace in his chosen profession. These same fellows who excel him in fleeting, scholarly renown even now env his more placid ability in "keeping his chin above water" in studies. It is our belief that the order of envier and envied will not change after we have closed, from the outside, the doors of Fordham. FORDHAM 1932 lit. PATRICK J. CROWLEY. A.B. KECIS HIGH SCHOOL Behold Ford ham's orator extraordinary! (rifled with all the requisites for the perfect orator— stage presence, personality, appearance ami a golden voice that carried eon vie lion in it deep intonations—Pal has more than once swayed an audience beneath his spell. His campus career was marked by continual forensic successes, and was climaxed by the unusual feat of garnering the Alumni Oratorical Medal while still a Junior. On the debating platform Pat continued his outstanding performances. His skill in the intricacies of dialectics left his opponents bewildered and overcome. Fordham has more than once seen the garland of victory won for her brow by Pat’s sterling efforts. When not in the speaker’s chair. Pat was a true friend, a loyal Fordhamite. and an exemplarv scholar. His popularity was universal. He won the post of secretary of the Athletic ssocialion by a majority vote of the entire student body. In regard to scholastic activity. Pat was always a leader, with a scholastic record of which one might he proud. Pal’s social activities, too. have gained for him a host of friends. Law is beckoning to him. and. skilled as he is in all the requirements of the profession. he is sure to win success. Even now we can see him. rising, a tower of defense for righteousness. and a very battery of rlisastcr for injustice. e say of him. as it w as said of another Eordham man. "Here is a new star in the constellation of the Law'. Oratorical Contest. I. 2. 3. I Interclass Football. I. 2 Baseball. 3 FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 1. 2 3. llrnol.lyn-l.nn- Island Club. 2. I llanrstcr Club. 3. Con mil of I)I M iuh St„f). . nr. JOSEPH P. CKYNES. JR.. A.II. U ll ll HIGH SCHOOI. )ok" first appeared on the campus of Fordham in the February class of 1929. Has followed tin rts course. with electives in Economies and Business dministration. Has aspirations towards a career in the business world. W el I ••’roomed in appearance. (lool and at ease at all times. Mas a flair for dark suits, coats and hats which are offset hy light shirts and ties. Hair waxy and accurately parted. Has commuted daily from Hollis. Possesses a wide range of friends, especially among the day-hops from Brookly n and Manhattan. Joe has a lively and read smile, a quick sense of humor and. though serious often, is never moody. Helpful and generous, many times to his own loss. Scholastically In is steady, and maintains a good position in the class. Does not pretend to he brilliant. Is a pleasant talker and. upon occasion, can deliver his ideas to an audience. n active and earnest member of the Brook I n-l.ong Island (!!:d . Joined it as a charter member in his Soplio-mere year. Has keenly followed tin organization's meetings and annual affairs. Joe is a sterling asset to anv social actixitx: careful in dress, ready in s|N ech and skilled in the niceties of dancing and companionship. These accompli-diinents are coupled with a sane and dis eerning Im-mess head. Due to this latter quality one realizes that here i a normal college man obtaining the benefit and relaxation arising from occasions of school affairs. FORDHAM 1932tiiom vs f. cl shim;, a.b. V I Fit HIGH SCHOOL Tom is a slight, well-built fellow of medium height, lie has been called indiscriminate!) |» the nicknames of "Cush". "Cash" and "Fuggy." Ilis slim bod) is crested with a waving thatch of untamed hair of an indetermined blonde hue. Four long years have shown an endearing attachment to Fordham as enduring as the last hope of an ascetic. Besides, he has displayed a courageous ami studious detachment unshaken by professorial acridities. V day-hop. because he prefers comfort and evenings at home: a brief experience with meals and bed at some distant college precipitated his daily Might, via suhwav. to Fordham. Vn individualistic, sensitive soul, be combines the character of an emotional recluse with a strongly artistic temperament. Reading almost every type of printed matter. Cush is an astounding fount of knowledge, and has a taste which is unimpeaeh-able. V bibliophile of the humble type, bis one ambition is to acquire a modest library which would surely represent the very best in classic taste. Cush will talk about anything, and for any length of time, but always most entertainingly. Just at present he intends to be a famous corporation lawyer, and will surely become one in time, if he is not first famed for some literary production of note. Vi c arc indebted to him for many rare bits of historical essay and other writings, and can see in bis prolific character the marks of his future profession. FORDHAM 19 3 2 ('.liem ist. Club. .{. I Italian Club. I Interclass lluskelbull. 1. 2 120 josi ;pii . ci tth a. a.h. K KG IS HIGH SCHOOL A sm ll tliin. serious-minded individual made A his appearance in our Freshman class. He came without the Idare of trumpets, nor had lie any advance guard in the guise of a Western I nion messenger. This young man made no impression on us for almost a year, for many of us knew him not. W hen we finally managed to penetrate that outward reserve, we found a fellow human with a warm heart and a sympathetic disposition. It is rare to find a man who excels in both the arts and sciences. At first we were of the opinion that this was an absolute impossibility, but Joe soon dispelled this delusion on that subject. For, with the same ease that he turned the sentences of Horace and Cicero into fine F.nglish. he mastered the Ionic theory. Newton's laws of gravity and the phyla of the Animal Kingdom. While undergoing this transitional stage from high to medical school—for we understand that Joe will follow this line of essalius—Joe developed his abilities by his activity especially in the Chemists' (dub. Primarily a student, he had one purpose when he came to Pordham and fulfilled that to perfection. Joe was in all probability the most modest we knew, and ipiietlv performed the tasks of everyday life. ith his serious, orderly manner of doing every task well, need we have concern for Joe" future success? FORDHAM 1932RICH RD J. I) l TON. B.S. SALESIAN INSTITUTE Tt a beautiful June alternoon. marred onl b the thought that we are bidding our final adieu to old Rose Hill, as Dick marches to the rostrum to receive bis degree midst the plaudits of the multitude. The degree states that he has successfully completed a four-year course of studies and has majored in science. However, it tells nothing of the fact that he has endeared Iuium' If to his classmates by his many sacrifices and never-tiring activity in their behalf. It is the last day he will commute from Larch-mont. fortified with his degree and the fact that he was precocious in bis studies from the first day he passed through the gates of our campus. Dick leaves, well advanced in learning and experience. Truly he has a head start on the business world he is to contest and conquer. Dick is quiet and unassuming in the ordinary-course of events, but his exceptionally strong power of concentration and determination is in evidence when he is hard pressed by the professors or w hen exams come due. He possesses a degree of nonchalance without equal. Often we have envied bis undisturbed poise, and calm manner, whether in the lecture hall or on some well polished dance floor. Dick, the finished product of the perfect union of scholarship and gentlemanliness, should in future life be as impressive as he has been at Fordhain. 121 FORDHAM 19 3 2KKEI)KKICK F. DALY. .B. KKGIS HIGH SCHOOL IT is difficult lo describe I1'red for he was known intimately hv a small, select few. He refused to diselose am thing about himself, for he believes none are interested in him and prefers to remain the retiring student that he is. We then went to his friends and here too. met with failure. But. not discouraged, we recalled what we had seen of this man during the last few years. Never speaking unless spoken to. we met with earnest interest and genuine politeness which im-mediateh set him apart as a real gentleman. W Idle we know that I red never attempted to he spectacular in any activity in which he participated, he nevertheless distinguished himself in his quiet, self-effacing manner. We took a keen delight in watching this young man make his mark in both studies and athletics. s keen as lie was in his studies, we find the same lightning decision and co-ordination of mind and muscle exhibited on the gridiron, basketball court and diamond. Whether he is directing the men in football or on the basketball court his actions arc characteristic of Fred. In his quiet way. he plays hard and clean and never has been known to "beef." lie takes the breaks as tliev come, and goes back to " c fight harder. This indomitable trait of refusing to bow will he the making of Fred in whatever field of life he chooses. We wish him luck.RALPH (). I) TKS. V.IL ST. PETER S PREPARATORY SCHOOL FROM Freshman till this moment when » ■ part upon the threshold of a new life. Ralph has drawn us to him. not l his scholastic success alone, hut b a humanity which is the cornerstone of his charaeter. Kverv course. for him. has been the scene of sonic newer and greater glory. If you suspect Ralph of being a ease of onesided development, banish the thought. Society will not suffer when graced In his presence. He has wisely seen lit to confine his forensic ability to intercollegiate debating a field in which his talents have been well un i wisely used. While we will not he s- gauche as to sav. with respect to his dancing ahilitv. that he knows Ins wav around, we feel justified in allowing you to draw a similar judgment, hut one expressed in more elegant terms. Nor is this the end. dded to the above qualifications. Ralph has a facility and case in conversation that delights beyond measure and a sense of humor delightfully Irish. We hesitate to cast further encomiums upon Ralph for fear of debutantes who might plague iis for his number. To all such, fair warning is given Ralph is a serious young man. determined on a teaching career and. if we know him. as we do. he will pursue this purpose, nor turn from hi;- path till he lias reached his goal. FORDHAM 1932 So In Co in Hugh Veil ('.loss Drlm i: t ■if •s J1’ s I I 1 1 . . 2. 3. I of l)rh(H( . i. I Del lilting, r, 2 Club, , 2. 2. I ret ry. I ing Irani. I III 123I’arlhenian Sodality. 1. 2. 2 Massachusetts ('.lab. I. 2. .'I. I ion!hall. I. 2. 2. I llasi-hull. I. 2 121 FIONk DAVIS. B.S. CAMKIUDGB HIGH AND LATIN SCHOOL Here is another Bay■-Staler w ho has contributed his hit toward the success of Fordham s great elevens of recent ears. For two years, clue to the searcit of ends. Frank, a center by trade, was forced to play this position. Finally in Senior year, he had the opportunity to shine in his proper sphere and we had a strong, heady center who proved a slashing linesman on the offense, whose knowledge proved ballast for the linesmen beside him. Perhaps the greatest game of his career was played before his home town folks in Boston when he smashed the B. (!. line- to pieces and tore gaping holes through which his teammates could march. That was Frank's day. and he made the most of it. Ilis athletic prowess tends to overshadow his other characteristics and abilities. Those who did not know him well think he cares little- for other pursuits, but in the genial atmosphere of a friendly gathering, he is at his best, lie can tell story after story with his slow drawl and Bostonian accent and keep many a hoarder away from bed. He is the- sort of man to fling open his door at Opportunity s knock, and throw him for a loss— to take his fortune- and sink or swim. No matter what lie does we arc- sure he will never change but will always remain the same good-natured fellow whom we knew at Bose Hill. FORDHAM 1932CEOKGE J. DEL NY. IK.. B.S. LEONIV HIGH SCHOOL Jt st why Doc joined iis in I h« H.S. course has been a matter of no little wonder to all of us. George seems intended for a more classical education. for in every word and action, he has injected a definite tinge of the truly dramatic type. W hen such a rare style as lie has revealed in his writing can earn, in the ranks of the literary, a niche in the hall of fame, we are indeed astonished that he should have turned to us. Prominent as he lias been in almost everv activity of the years. Doc lias distinguished himself not only in the various clubs of Chemistry and Biologv hut also has. in carrying on the traditions of the Detains at I ordliam. labored earnestly in the ranks of the athletes. True, he has never attempted to displace any of the regulars in the ranks of the arsity. hut he has been a star, indeed. — a shooting one in basketball, where he has won a renown enjoyed bv few. But. while engrossed in these consideration of the worldly in his character we must remember to point out that the same fire and energy which George displayed in athletics was ever first concerned with the necessary burdens his studies imposed. We know that eventually all the flash of his starring performances will find a suitable heaven on earth. FORDHAM 1932 Harvester Club. I Glee Club. I. 2 Mrmlrl Club. Veil- Jersey (lull. 1. 2. 3 Diimv OmnniUrr. I Iiiterc uss llusebull ami llasbetbull. 3.  Snihility. I. 2 I 'ront’h Club. 2. 3. I Italif n ('hub. 2. 3. I Tennis, . 2. 3. 1 Golf. I I iitihmrr Conun ill : f-C.lu’crleuiler. I. 2, 3i I 126 M VRIO C. DKL Gl KRCIO. A.B. MAMAKOINUCK HIGH SCHOOL Olii first acquaintance with Del was made in the Krench Cluh four years ago. It was strange to hear this dark complexioned chap translating I'rench so fluently, for we expected him to he rather a student of the language of his ancestors. Hut this was one way in which Del thought, quite truly, that he could obtain a classical education. Del. for no one but a famous professor called him Mario, was also a tennis player of note. A member of the tennis team cver year, he turned in main a well-played set. Often the fate of the match rested on his shoulders. No matter how stiff the opposition, he ever put up a strenuous battle. Tilden is noted for his serve. Horotra for his baffling returns and Vines for his overhand drive. Hut Del emulates the best qualities of all and. in addition, furnishes a fire and italil on the courts that is his ou ii. Ml I'ordham rooters have watched Did going through the peculiar motions of the cheerleader and he has drawn the same response from them there that he did on the courts. ith him leading, the cheers took new life, the singing was more forceful and his very enthusiasm was instilled in even man. Del will earn on as he did in college, and. in the battle of life will again draw from our hearts a hearty response in our good wishes. - FORDHAM 1932albert J. I)E VINCENZO. V.B. FOKI l! M PREP VK ATOIO SCHOOL A l i? a big. strong, silent man. of tin Bronx l |m "V- by preference. Mischief attrihntes. paradoxical as they appear, are shyness ami rugged ness. Medium height, massive shoulders ami swarthx complexion, make up his outward appearance. ld to that an uiiasMimirig anil mild nature and you have Fordham's most contradictor personality. For no good reason, lie is known as the General, and also us Dave. The latter pseudonym is the result of prep school days, and the militarx title is said to have been bestowed on him h Father Donnellv in Sophomore. In scholastie matters. Al is one of that body which forms the back-bone of all educational institutions, lie has a trained mind and is quick to grasp concepts and retain them. Although interested in all studies his favorite is Psycliologv. Rivaling the contrast in his appearance, are his hobbies. His first and most important, as befits his Latin heritage, is that sumptuous dish, spaghetti. A plate of spaghetti and veal cutlet, and l is in an Epicurean paradise. His second liohhv is pinochle, the sport of the Reichstag. hen l and his friends get together, on into the night . . . Al has not yet decided what profession he will favor, wavering between dentistry and medicine. Borrowing Al's own favorite expression we wonder "what will happen next." With no great prophetic powers we can predict unlimited success in whatever field of endeavor Al may apply himself. Soda it S ifii i Italian Inter b Slafii . . 2. 3. I Club. 2. 3 Club. 3 ss l{ islit’ttHI I . . 2 127 FORDHAM 1932Senior II cek Com miner Cliemisls' (Hub. 3 Baseball. I Coif. I I nim bi ss Basketball. 3. Inlerelass Baseball. 2. 3. I ROBKKT II. DKVLIN. B.S. SUNT N ‘s CADKMY Ai.i.ow us lo present the most nonchalant of the nonchalant. No matter how trying or embarrassing the predicament. Boh is certain to have the situation and himself well under control. A striking quality in a striking personality. who has mixed pleasure and studies in the great test tube of collegiate life. Boh is very particular about his clothes, preferring conservative and sombre colors. These add to his distinguished and cosmopolitan appearance both in the classroom and at the scenes of the foremost social functions. l though not very studious. Bob is nevertheless very clever, possessing a remarkable memory coupled with a penetrating mind, which acts as an irresistible force when encountered by the most difficult of problems. Mis favorite studies are Psychology and ICthics. lie advises the incoming Freshman lo make the most of his underclass work, so that he might enjoy and derive full benefit from his Senior Philosophy. Bob is very enthusiastic about athletics. having played on the class teams for three years. Never during his collegiate career has he missed a varsity football game. In a recent interview with " l)c ." he expressed the w ish to make an extensive and intensive study of advertising. We feel certain that Bob's sterling qualities will serve as a firm ami sturdy foundation for his future endeavors. So with these few words of praise we hid a proud farewell to a true Kordham gentleman. 128 F O R D H A M 19 3 2w ILUAM I). 1)1 BKLLO, A.B. MOKKIS HIGH SCHOOL Blessed with a placid countenance broken often by a friendly smile or a sudden ripple of laughter which won for him scores of friends. Bill is remembered In his classmates for his modesty and unpretentiousness. Because of his habitual gaiety combined with a fitting seriousness at proper moments, his company was welcomed on all occasions. There arc depths in Bill which, when fathomed, reveal something noble, something fine, something which makes his friendship so highly esteemed his rare moral courage and proud independence. He seeks his own solutions for the problems of life and asks favors of no one. Once Bill has decided to follow a certain course of action no obstacles are great enough to deter him from attaining his goal. Bill always maintained a high scholastic record. He was strictly a student, always trying to obtain the best grades possible. Ilis extra-curricular activities are few. but those in which he did participate. he entered into with all the vitality so characteristic of his race. In his Junior year he helped to publish the "Fraternidad Hispana,"" a most successful and commendable work, flic Sodality. Spanish and Italian Clubs were also numbered among his activities. We are sure that such sterling qualities as Bill possesses will carry him to a high rung on the holder of success—just as we are sure that his friendship is one of our most highly treasured college memories. Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Spanish Club. I. 2. 3. I "I ratrrnidarf Hispana. " 3 Italian Chib, 3 129 F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sodality. I. 2. .'I. I Hughes IIrliuting Stnti-ty. I. 2 Mimes ami Mummer . 2. 2 Wuysluip I. 2 Quill Hub. 2 Short Story Guild. I Spanish Club. I Secretary. 2, Tnv surer. 2 I firstly One- I 1 I’luv. 2 hieslimun One- fit l hi FRANK T. DIHKSON. A.B. KKGIS HIGH SCHOOL IT is a | iIy tlial photography in a yearbook lias not reached that stage of perfection where portraits conhl he printed in color. Then we would be able to see Frank's blond hair, and the rosy hue of his checks. But. unfortunately, wc must l»e content with mere words which, in this case, are poor expressions of our meaning. A glance at Frank's activity Ii t tells ns that he chose them with an eye to their cultural value. Although he was not enrolled as a member of any of the university musical organizations.we are told that Frank was at his best in a shower-room quartet. Frank’s scholastic abilities are well known to all his classmates, so wh not broadcast them to others? He has brought joy to many a poor struggling professor's heart by bis intelligent and ready answers. He was not one who would argue with anyone, and on anything, but preferred to remain the quiet lad that he is. We have spent many happy moments with Frank, and have always found him the same. Hver cheerful and friendly. he has a happy greeting for everyone whom lie meets, lie possesses a determination the equal of which we have never seen. Successful is a word that has been applied to many, but we know that Frank possesses all those qualities by which he can fulfil the full meaning of the term. FORDHAM 1932 130MICH EI . Dl Cl COMO. .U. JAMES MOMIOE HIGH SCHOOL He is an officer ami a gentleman. It i indeed diflieult to iiud an expression that would l»et-ter characterize Mike, l or the words lit the man. and the man the words, lie has attained, in the brief span of his college years, the dignity and the poise of a colonel, lie was horn ith that fore-hearance and consideration of others’ feelings which is the heaven I attrilnite of a gentleman. • D Mike belongs to that glorious hand who work primarily for the university, and not for their own selfish ends. He has established himself in the role of chief make-np artist for the Mimes. In this quiet capacity his efforts have hail much to do with Fordham’s dramatic successes. His departure will surely leave a glaring gap in the ranks of the dramatic society. Mike made one appearance on ForJham's stagi—as a member of the chorus of “Oedipus Maior." In this one performance lie covered himself with glor . It is the duty of every Fordham man to uphold the traditions of Catholicism. Perhaps the best wa of so spreading true Catholic culture is b example, and by inculcating it in those with whom we come in contact. Mike has already begun this great work by his activities in parish dramatic circles and by his zealous training of youths in a cadet corps. May lie continue his good deeds after the portals of Fordham have closed behind him. Sodality. . 2. 3. ' 1 ; I j litres jnd MUnuner.2. 3. I (live ( ii Ik 1. 2 Italian ['.Iub, 2. . K. (). 7 C Offjctrslcbh. 3. Hand. 2 Orchestra. . 2 I arsity Otic- I t Uby Fresh nun One- let PI rv Hi fie ream. I. 2 Si fifty ( etif. J. 2. 3. i:n FORDHAM 1932John i)i ;i v im kco. .n. FOKUIIAM l REPAR ATOK SCHOOL .SWu i V. I- '2. 3. I Council of Delxitt . " W’ , :i Italian Club. 2 U. O. ’. C. Officers Club. .'I. I Rifle Twm. I Joiin is another of those staunch Fordham men w ho apjwarcd in their l{. (). T. C. officer's uniform everv ednesdav. It was a tvpical sight to see him marching before his company, bellowing commands in his loud and resonant voice: commands that were obeyed with the same alacrity with which they were given. His activities were limited to a few in order that lie might gi e his best efforts to them. I n his Senior vear. John became a member of the rille team, and we have been told hv ev ew ilnesses. who have watched him shoot, and have seen his bullets find their mark, that he was a most skilled marksman. Also, we noticed during the past year that he was wearing numerous medals which lie garnered during his stay at an rmv camp. The Sodality. Ram. French. Italian and the ()ftieers (dubs counted themselves fortunate, because they numbered John among their enrollments. John's scholastic accomplishments must not be placed in the background, though main think that soldiers are not students. If am of you be of this opinion it should be dispelled immediately. For in John we have the two. wi111 neither one excelling the other, but both on a high plane of perfection. We don't know what fields of endeavor our soldier lad intends to pursue, but from his unbridled daring while driving an automobile, we believe that lie should remain in the Army as an aeroplane pilot. FORDHAM 1932 1.12HUGO E. 1)1 IORIO. .B. FOR Dll AM PREPARATORY SCHOOL Hi'CO is a native Bronxite. Ii ing just around tin corner from the I niversitv. He is quite w ide for his size, hut this is offset b his height, lie is bitingly frank, and believes in outright criticism. Hugo, being of an artistic nature and a delicately attuned sensitiveness to discords, whether they he musical or otherwise, is. at times, very introspective. To forget this tendency, he often goes to. and enjovs immensely, a good humorous coined that possesses musical merit. Music has been of prime interest in the life of this Fordhain man. Genuine ability and love for thcclassics have prompted him to follow diligently the masters of the piano. Many little pieces of his own composition have been horn on the battered, old upright in the auditorium. .Not being selfish in his art. Hugo has conveyed some of his talent and fondness for music to others, who expressed their gratitude by an increased interest in his first love. His preference in reading is all literature of proven worth. For relaxation he prefers political books and articles. Hugo has never been a social light, placing the quiet of his home and fireside high above the moaning of a jazz band. He hardly ever attends the cinema and is an ardent admirer of the opera. W'e expect him to realize his favorite ambition to lead a symphony orchestra, and he will certainly find us in his audience. Sodality. 2. 3. 4 Mi inns and Mummers. ! Italian Club. 2. 2. I t rench Clab. 3 Stage Crew. 3. 4 m FORDHAM 1932I’urtIti’iiiuii Stability. I I [ -Stain Club. Tftniu I ice- rrmidrni. I Inlrrclasa HasrhaU. I. I ntrrclasa Ifft kciball. 2. 3. I cr. 3. . 3. I . 2. 3 DKNNIS T. DILLON. JR.. B.S. MAM. 11 S SCHOOL Ot t from tin wilds of upper New York came this oung man. We exj cctcd to find him quite sa age. ami uninitiated in the customs of the city, hut we soon discovered him to he quite the oppo-site. K en In-fore he arrived at Ford ham. he knew the difference between Times Square and Coluin-bus Circle. The only thing | eculiar that we noticed about him was the strange accent with which lie spoke. However, wc soon overlooked this, and welcomed him with open arms. Denn is a born athlete. Too slim to play inter collegiate sports, lie confined his talents to inter-class combats, which are always fought with the same determination with which our more skilled brethren wage their battles. The class baseball or basketball team was never complete unless Dennv was in its line up. Main hoarders will tcstif to his slugging ability in those contests that arc played in the quiet of a peaceful Sunday morning. In Junior year the I p-State Club was organized, partly through Denny's noble endeavors. For two years lie was an officer of that organization, and helped it to the esteemed position which it now holds on the campus. lie was always the cheerful and smiling lad. whom we were ever glad to meet. We hope that, once he has his sheepskin safely in his possession, lie will not spend all his time among his native haunts hut will often return to renexv our liappx friendship. I 11 FORDHAM 1932BEKNAKD J. DOIIEKTV. A.B. ST. prtrk's PRKIMRATOKY SCHOOL 4 Shall group its gathered on the rumpus—a -hush—a loud roar of laughing appreciation. Bernie has again convulse I his listeners with some fitting anecdote, told with appropriate gestures and accents. His quick wit and keen humor have won for him another audience, and at the same time a new group of friends. Being a humorist, he was alwavs readv with a joke to relieve anv tense situation. Once the time for more serious pursuits has come, however. Bernie represses his grin and conceals his humorous stories in a mood of serious attention. Intricate difficulties are as nought to him: poorly formed and illogical objections are mere pla tilings to arouse his amusement. Friendship is the keynote to his character. Never is he too tired to expend his ow n efforts for another, never too busy to perforin a favor. W ith such a disposition, it is little wonder that he is a welcome addition to any party. This same spirit of cordial friendship Bernie carries to the basketball and handball courts. dangerous opponent at all times, but one who can be trusted to remember first of all. that he is a sportsman. lie has chosen law as his profession: and with his smiling personality and his host of friends, his practice should soon be lucrative. But even more important than this aspect, we are convinced that his career will be marked by integrity and honor. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Hu“lies Delia(iris Society. I. 2 Council of Delude. 3 ! J . Harvester C.fuU, I Veic Jusex (Jul . I. 2. 3. I 135 Senior H rvk Committee Carlbenian Smlulity. J. 2. 3. I St. I inrent de Caul Society. 3. I ice-President. t Mimes and Mummers. 2. 3. I Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 2. 3. bonce Chairman. I Interclass Baseball. I, 2. 3. I Interclass Basketball. I. 2. 3 Stag.1’ Crete. 2. 3. I EDMOND J. DONNKLLAN. .H. ItKOOKl X I'KKI'AKATOKV SCHOOL itot T Ktl one remembers a host of things— rhieflv. his present lanky six feet, his former iliininutiveness, his puns, his lack of irritability, his bursts of intense study. Ins tart, and his difh-cult in In ing a necktie. The amiable "Don" refuses to reveal his future plans, beyond a trend to train for journalism. Such an unusual attitude only serves to sharpen the interest which his other qualities have aroused. We sincerely wish that the above portrait were done iu color, that you might see as we do. Ed’s unruly brown locks, knowing brown orbs and sun-tanned (in autumn) complexion. Though he has been a boarder for four years, he journeys each week-end to bis Brooklyn home. Here at Pordham. Ed was often found in the gym. leisurely swimming or taking bis regular workout: or. weather permitting, one could sec his devotion to baseball, and to the enthusiastic, if unskilled, intramural football games. For the chilly winter months. Don turned his attention to the drama, and was well known for his intelligent criticisms. On the stage crew lie works like a Trojan, bosses the actors, always knows where "that gadget" is and when tostrike the chimes offstage. The above, we hope, is a complete picture of Don. as we have gazed on him for four years, vet we know there are more fine inner traits, for Don is that sort of a chap. F O R D H A M 19 3 2FRANCIS E. DOKN. A.H. LOUGH I.IN HIGH SCIIOOI Frank's accomplishments at Fordham have not been few. Firs! of all. lie was a student of outstanding merit. Throughout his entire college career, he has maintained that high scholastic standard which he set for himself as soon as he appeared in our midst. To see him walking about the campus, one would never think that he possessed that deep insight into all our difficulties, and that consoling spirit. To him we always went with our troubles, and they would hurst into air before his words of wisdom. During his Freshman and Sophomore years. Frank w as an esteemed member of the R. (). T. (!. His diligence in military training was rewarded when his squad received first prize in the special Squad drills, an accomplishment due to his thorough knowledge of tactics. A desire for further C C education in other fields cut short his very successful military career. A debater of no mean ability . Frank spent most of his spare moments within the sacred portals of the Council of Debate. Here many of us who were fortunate listened to his well developed arguments, which were delivered in the best of English and showed every indication of careful preparation. Frank also displayed his talents on the stage and in short story writing. His accomplishments will be remembered as praiseworthy triumphs. We expect to hear from Frank again, when lie has become a prominent member of the bar association. FORDHAM 1932 Partheninb $odnfitv I. 2 Council of Debate. 3. 1 Hughes Debuting Society. I. 2 Play shop. 2 Mimes and Mummers, 2. 3 Quill Club Set rciarv. 2 Short Story Guild. I French Club. , 2. 3. icy-President. I Brooklyn-(s ng Island Club. 2. 3. I Tennis. I I arsity PlayL - Freshman One-Act Play j Rifle Team. • - 137 I ISodality. I. 2. 2. French Club. I Assistant Manager of llashetbnll. Quill Club. 2 Short Story Cuild. I Hughes Debtiting Satiety. 1.2 Council oj Debate. 3 Pennsvlcnnia Club, I, 2 I. 2 JOHN J. DOUGHERTY. A.R. M.GABKIKl s HIGH SCHOOL 4 bout tin fir»t thing we remember about Jack Cx is that, in Freshman, he roomed with a fellow who played the trombone and that both he and bis roommate were redheads. The ceaseless howling «»f that musical instrument must have driven him into a state of seclusion, for now we find ourselves trying to write nice things about him when he never even gave us the opportunity of knowing his middle name. Should we say he was quiet and reserved;' Well, you might have gathered as much by a mere glance at the first paragraph. I tut then Jack wouldn't want us to tell you all his characteristics, lie is too modest for that: so modest that we are surprised that his picture appears at the top of the page. With regard to his scholastic standing Jack is better than average. We know he wouldn't want us to say that he is an excellent student. To do so would not be in keeping with his outstanding trait. However, we are taking the liberty to say that he has been honored more than once for his high class rank. Jack had few extra-curricular activities, but to these he gave his best efforts. In conclusion, let us sax that it is our fondest hope that, wherever he hap| cns to be. he will always remember us. who are still wondering why so few knew the real Jack. FORDHAM 1 V j 2 138 ILLI M [ . DOYLE. V.H. CATHOLIC CBNTK L IIU.II SCHOOL Bill is always doing the unexpected. Instead of going west. Bill came east from the wilds of dear old Michigan. Nevertheless. Bill is far from being a hick, indeed lie i . as polished as that Grand Kapids furniture. Not. of course, as ornate, hut just as durable. He is silent and reticent, being one of those rare creatures who never speak unless addressed. But his unassuming manner onl augments the manl character it conceals. Moreover, his mature bear, ing lends dignitv to his appearance. There are few men in college who can claim an equal interest in both the arts and science. But Bill is one of these for. after he had mastered a difficult course in Latin and a more difficult one in Pedagogy. Bill turned about in Senior, and applied himself to Organic Chemistry. Furthermore, he was an active member of the Mendel Club. If a book-lined room is any indication, bis taste in literature is as varied and cultivated as a scholar's. Though of Celtic stock, his literary inclination is in the direction of German. “William Tell" being bis favorite story and Ludwig his favorite author. However, lie does not neglect English literature, for Bill confesses that the works of D. B. Wyndhani Lewis impress him deeply. However, despite his literary background. Bill will study medicine, in which we hope he will run true to form—successfully . Ill Coif Tram. Month! ('.hilt. IT) FORD hi AM 1932ConnecliiVt ('lull. I. 2. Secretary. 3. I’resident, I I’arlhenitin Sodality. J. 2. 3. I St. John Brrrhmaiis Sodality. 1. 2. 3. I Spanish Club. I. 2 Freshman Kales Committee I igilmtce Committee I’roniotei of the U'Oilue vj the Saereil Heart. 3. I I 10 gkokgk f. dunn, a.b. CKOSBY HIGH SCHOOL 7"oi might Ih- ahlc to observe from tin above. . something of George's appearance. So there is no need to describe that in detail. However, we ran sav something about those qualities which only the pen and not the picture can portray. Coming from nearby Connecticut, he possesses that neighborly attitude which all those New Englanders boast as their most cherished treasure. He at once plunged into all campus activities, scholastic and extra-curricula. From the very first day lie entered the sacred portals of Fordham. he was know n as one who a I w a s attained the highest grades possible, lie maintained this standard throughout his four college years. Many times we have seen the midnight oil burning brightly while George diligently prepared his work for the next day. Outside of class his talents were put to their greatest advantage in his state club. I neeasing devotion to its affairs for three long years found its reward in Senior when George was elected to lead its activities. I nder his guidance, the club underwent an era of prosperity unprecedented in its history. The sodalities also numbered him among their members. Here. too. lie put forth his greatest efforts. George i the I pe of fellow who can't help hut succeed. He is gifted with all the qualities necessary for the attainment of his ambitions. We wish him good luck, although we know lie won't need it. FORDHAM 1932 Y. JOSEPH ENGLER. .R. MUCH CHUNK CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL To us. tin hill ami valley country of central Pennsylvania will always he remembered for two reasons—tin burning mountain of Lehigh Valiev and Joe of Mauch Chunk. hhomdi re-served and unassuming and a bit bashful. Joe has won bis way to a place close to the hearts of bis associates. Scholarly, but not too studious, brilliant. but not consciously so. lie has always ranked near the bead of bis class. In bis extra-curricula activities. Joe has been a willing worker and the holder of mam honor positions. In the Pennsy lv ania (dub. bis colleagues unanimously elected him to the presidency and appointed him co-chairman of the Annual Social. Starting as a lowly Freshman in the hand, playing a small but effective cornet. Senior found him disporting a haughty and much coveted baritone. Joe's charitable nature found an outlet in the St. intent tie Paid Society, bis work being an example to bis fellow workers. Even with these important anti time-taking activities. Joe still found time to exercise bis remarkable athletic talents. Whether on the basketball courts, in the pitcher's box. or clad in snowy tennis flannels, be lias been known as a good, bardplaying anti clean sportsman. In closing, let us not forget this good looking Chunker's devotion to bis home. Joe visited bis native hearth practically every week-end. Law will get a worthy disciple in this representative Fordham gentleman. Hail. Joseph, ami. for a time, farewell! | Sodality. 2. 3. I St. I invent de Paul Svcirtv. I Pennsylvania Club. I. 2. Don re Committer. 3. President. I Hand. I. I 3. 4 Orchestra. 1. 2. 3 Interclass Teams, 3 FORDHAM 1932 I uJmn ( lift,. , • i —« Ch finis Ls 1 Uuh. :i. Mendi'l a 'ah. i i "Kcton’ % i 112 CM RLES T. ENKIUIIT. B.S. KE.-XRNV HIGH SCHOOL Tiik worst ilial can lie said of liim is that his |M-nmaiislii| is ultra-modern. Regarding his accomplishment , the hrief summary which accompanies this article, being impersonal, is rather inadequate. It reveals great versatility of interests, hut nothing of the ardor with which he plunged into school activities. Reading it. you see no record of hours spent in careful preparation on the history and processes of chemical science. .Nor does the scanty observation that lie belonged to the debating society convey a picture of him calmly but forcefully impressing his arguments on his auditors. Ilis remarkable ability to convince is attributable to an exceptionally keen power of analysis which directed him along the proper course no matter what the occasion. Were we downhearted, he understood the reason and proceeded to obliterate it quite effectively. W ere we perplexed concerning our studies, he enlightened us by exposing our fundamental errors. t times, lie has proven to he our salvation hv predicting the difficulties most likely to be encountered in approaching examinations. Even the professors were cognizant of his sharp reasoning and clear insight for. in Ethics, he was selected to compete for a position in the annual disputation. Does this not testifv to a high scholastic standing? We have recognized his ability . Our professors rewarded it. nd now we leave him to convince the medical world. a we know he shall. FORDHAM 1932VINCENT M. ENRIGHT. A.B. CROSBY HIGH SCHOOL TV'T't never knew much about "V innie.“ except that he was very witty. He was not the smiling lad about whom we read so much, hut rather, the dry humorous type. ith a quirk answer for any query, he helped lighten our many hurdens. innie was not the kind of fellow w ho goes about greeting everyone with a cheerful "hello. " He was quiet and unassuming. Many of us thought that he was always wearing a top hat. because of his reserved attitude but he was only being himself. Students of exceptional ability are very rare, and why should Vin change our opinion on this subject? However, he possessed a great amount of scholastic ability which he uncovered whenever the need arose. A native of Connecticut. Vinnie was a member of his State Club for four years. To it he devoted his time and effort. In Junior he was elected to the post of secretary, an office he filled to the best of his ability. In the same year lie was selected to make the Club’s annual social event the most successful in its history. Vinnie did just this. In years to come, when memories grow dim. and our hair has become tinged with the silver s and of time, then will we bring forth from our library this M aroon and recall the days we spent together at Fordham. Connecticut Club. I, 2. Secretary, 2. Chairman of Dance Committee. 2. I ice-1'resident, I Spanish Club. I. 2 Sodality. I. 2. 2 St. John Kerch man's Sodality. 2. 2 113 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. I. 2 Mm Jr Chib. 2 French Chib. I I igilance Committee. 2 Cl re Club. I. 2. 3. I Intercollegiate Clee Club Contest. I. 2. 3 C.lmirman Clee Club Concert. I Hoard oj Directors. 2. 3. EUSTACE J. FARLEY. B.S. GORTON MIGII SCHOOL His countenance ever smiling "Useless" lias won a place in our hearts. Ironically enough, his nickname is a direct antithesis to his true nature. For four years Eustace has been a familiar figure in the many aclixitics at Fordham. gaining special prominence by virtue of his work in the (ilce (lluh. an organization which has gained in renown under his constant and ever faithful guidance. As a singer he has lent his natural abilities, but as a director of the Club we have witnessed the fruits of his able and untiring leadership. He capped four years of active membership by capahlx managing the 1932 Town Mali Concert, an outstanding presentation in the history of the organization. That it was outstanding is attributable only to his energetic management. The same dauntless energy and the same un-swer ing determination to bring a difTieiilt task to a successful conclusion has been exhibited in his application to his classwork. Here, as in other fields, lie has made a record which is enviable in iew of the demands made upon his time h extracurricular activities. In this field his |»erseverance has merited that reward which comes as a result of his tenacity of purpose. Considering Eustace and his successes both in class and outside we do not hesitate to designate him an all-around man. the tvpical Fordham gentleman. Ill FORDHAM 1932JAMES A. FAKLEY. B.S. CATHEDRAL ACADEMY Jim approached Fordham four ears ago. quiet and unassuming. interested in the "harmonious development of all of man's faculties." To this day, he has carefully and deliberately labored toward this goal, and none can deny that he has not had considerable success. He has proven that careful study ami diligent application cannot fail to set a mark of distinction on him who so studies and applies himself. Much could be said about Jim. He achieves his ends without ostentation or aggression, lie has natural reticence which makes him more esteemed by his friends. He is always willing to lend a helping hand when asked and time and again has re- P? r vealed those stalwart qualities which lie behind his calm and indifferent exterior, and which are the bulwarks of his character. For four years he has pursued the sciences and has developed an objective, searching, and truly scientific mind. Upon leaving Fordham he intends to cast his lot with the medicos and we feel sure that the admirable trails which he has manifested here will stand him in good stead and enable him to overcome all obstacles in his upward climb to the goal of his ambition. When Jim has reached the heights to which he aspires we feel sure that the same generous unchangeable nature which has been shown us here at Fordham in his student days will guide his every action. Par thru inn Sodality. I I ft-Stair Club] .'I. I R. (). T. C. (Wears Club. 3. I 115 i FORDHAM 1932Smln ilw I. 2. 3 11 art?i Min • re , rn Stag 1 v strr CJub• 2- 3 rs and Mummers. 2. 3 ■irli Club. I. 2 Jersey Club. ’}. I ' Creu . 2. .'{ • "ON Siajjf. I 1 If. K Y MOM) . FARLEY. A.B. w iku men school Rvy. "The Redbank Redhead. ' approaches us in his l.est Greenwich Village manner anil stands. quictlv waiting for someone to speak. It may he that hecause of his ipiiet. unaffected way. some consider him distant. coldly reserved, hut we w ho know him. have learned to value and appreciate him. after a long trial period of friendship, as a real, warm-hearted friend. There is nothing noisy or affected about him. nor is he one to “tell von things" in a domineering, aggressive st le. In straightforward language. Kav PP P P P J gives his opinion, vet in speaking his mind, his remarks are always tempered by the true ideal of charity. lie is ever considerate of others, which marks him as a true gentleman. In class, on the campus, or at any social gathering, he is a kind and cheerful classmate, a solicitous and generous friend, a willy and entertaining companion. Time and again. Kav "s lovaltv and generositv have shown themselves in "pinches" and. with others in difficulty. he thinks nothing of inconveniencing himself if his friends may benefit thereby . Such actions are typical of Kay and have won him many staunch companions. We know that Kay s ambition is to be a medico. In his chosen field, we feel that in administering to the needs of others, he will exhibit that same gener-osity. self-sacrifice and consideration which has made him an educated Catholic gentleman. FORDHAM 1932D. H VRMON FAKKFLL. .B. BROOKLYN PRF.P VR TORY SCHOOL Hvrmik is on more of 11 lose delightful men w ho come from Brooklyn lo Fordhani ami make us like them. But then, most Brooklynites are the kind who can. Any attempt to outline llarmie's chief claim to fame would he superfluous to the nth degree. Vi ho at Fordhani does not know the Senior cheerleader? ho has not heard his strong voice echoing over the various stadia as he led the student body in cheers of exhortation or paeans of victory during the Varsity games? Who has never seen his agile body writhing in the most alarming contortions while leading a thousand roaring madmen through the "Bam"? lie is uni- C C versally popular, hut the basis for his popularity defies analysis. Mis character is many-faceted. Ilarmie is dynamic, sincere, instantly likeable, and yet as serious, when the occasion demands, as the most profound philosopher. 11 is heart y laughter, his cheery and never-exhausted vitality, and his deeds, while known only to the few. arc unforgettable. But. despite his popularity on the campus, he never lost sight of his studies. His keenness of mind and rare ability to reach the core of any difficulty were great advantages in all his courses. It is with reluctance that Fordhani loses Ilarmie hut we know that In will continue to grace his Alma Mater’s name as an alumnus as In has as a student. Sotlttliiv. lirooklvn J. 2. 3. 1 uHd. I shim , 2 X | f.rt hall. Club. 2. 2. I IT F-O R D H A M 19 3 2 Mendel Club. 2 Chemists' Club. 3. 4 ne Jersey Club. 2. 3. I "Retort." I ALPHONSE T. FIORE. B.S. PASSAIC HIGH SCHOOL TIKE a character from Goldsmith, nc wonder -Li that in such a head could he contained that great store of information- Having few peers in the natural sciences. Al has won prominence also in the philosophy courses. The same industry and energy displayed in the sciences which won him the coveted position as instructor in the chemistry laboratory has been the secret of his success in "'psych and ethics. Here has been manifest his adaptahilitv which i- tin most essential requisite in the field which Al will follow on graduating. He earnestly desires to he a teacher and his thorough- C ness in mastering detail has slowly but surely built up a world of knowledge which is. Al insists, the keystone to successful pedagogy. Nothing is too slight to note. Oversight is a sacrilege and never can he forgiven. In this Al is faultless. Often have we heard his views on the qualities of the pedagogue and while we may have thought he is "gone on the theme, yet lie displays an all-around knowledge of sports and studies. Hockey has been and will always be his favorite sport. He is also thoroughly schooled in basketball. This is the opinion of bis intimates, although we have never seen him pla . Thoroughness will be |‘s forte through his entire teaching career and will produce great results. man of such determination cannot help being highly successful in bis chosen field. I IK FORDHAM 1932JOHN FISH FIT B.S. EVEKETT HIGH SCHOOL IT is a difficult task to write about Jack because one must state the obvious. Kveryonc knows that he is a fine athlete, a fine fellow, and a fine friend. What can we say of his physical characteristics but reiterate the phrase hackneyed by his friends within and beyond Fordham's •nates— ‘he $ small and wiry." Shall we repeat that lie's a clever quarterback, a fast runner, a quick thinker? Apparently all these qualifications suit Jack admirably but he is more than a good quarterback. During the balmy weather Jack shines at second base. At the plate he is one of the most dangerous hitters on the team. Four years of stardom on the gridiron and the diamond is something few men can claim. We also posited that Jack was a fine fellow. Isn't this proved by tin fact that he, together with his buddy Tip Tobin, was elected co-captain of the big nine? Do any but regular fellows win that honor? Then again. Johnny occupied the president's chair of the Massachusetts Club in Senior year. What further evidence is needed to substantiate our proposition? Lastly, we predicated that Jack was a fine friend. Of course, Jack is not a "hail fellow" type, and there are few who are really intimate with him. but from what we hear, we know that he has that generosity, that unselfishness, which is the prerequisite for real friendship. FaotbttUi I, 2. J. • Basebulli I. 2. 3. Co-Captain. I Massachusetts Club. 1. 2. 3. President. 4 Interclass Basketball- 3 1W FORDHAM 1932 lvnd 4 Club. 2 Chemists Club. 3 150 JOSKPH M. FITZfJKKALD. B.S. X AVIEK HIGH SCHOOL (ii klv I' itz" combines (lie qualities of a stu--A dent and asocial luminary in perfect harmony. Serious and playful moods follow one another in rapid succession hut always do wc find them in their proper places. Inder all conditions Joe knows how to act with poise and good sense. He is always the suave New Yorker, though prompt at times. Joe possesses the power of interesting himself and concentrating upon anything he chooses to do. Accordingly he holds an enviable scholastic position. can speak logical!) and with interest on any subject, and is an unusually clever bridge player. He has read widely in science and the arts. Colorful characters appeal to him in fiction and in life. Despite his line record of scholastic attainments, there is nothing in Joe of the serious and tiresome grind that is so often the complement of an honor student. Kvcn in our scholastic crises he is ever ready with his pleasant welcome, willing to give a helping hand to a friend in the meshes of chemistry or biology. lie is one of the fellows whose graduation will cause regret to his teachers and friends. That curly head, smiling blue eyes and friendly countenance will certainly be missed. We know his successes here will he repeated in medical school and later in the practice of his chosen profession. With his qualities of intellect and personality, how can lie fail! FORDHAM 1932MARTIN T. FLEMING. .B. st. peter's preparatory school TV r hen we say that Marty is self-suflicient we l not mean that he is haughty but rather that he has the rare ability of standing on his ow n feet —in more ways than one. He could not he elected "Joe Friendly"" because Marty doesn't seek out companionship. The reason may be that being a foreigner from Jersey, he is unaccustomed to mingle with city folk. Seriously though, his reticence is due purely to modesty and a serious disposition. Marty is quite the athlete. During mild weather lie may be found on the diamond playing baseball. Cold weather finds him on the court tossing baskets with great accuracy. Here, as everywhere else he is easily distinguishable by his fair complexion and red hair. Moreover. Marty is a serious student who can be counted among the higher and fewer leaders. Rhetoric was the study in w hich he excelled previous to his embarking on the absorbing study of pedagogy. In this Marty found his true level, for it is the study dear to the heart of all serious minded students. However, despite his reticence Marty is very popular with those of his ilk who know him for what he is—a dependable friend and a reliable student. In proof of this, they elected him president of the New Jersey Club. As is evident. Marty is one of those who will surelv be recognized as a self-determined man. Sodality. . 2. 3, Hughes [Debating Society. 2 Mew Jersey Club. I, 2, 3. I’resident, t. Interchips Baseball, I FORDHAM 1932Senior H eric Committee Brooklyn-Long Island Chib. 2. .1. I M utooN, Issistunt Editor. I Intrrclnss I 'ootbull. I II AKKY G. FLKTCHKR. A.B. W IKK HIGH SCHOOL H i«m radiates energy, lie is an enthusiastic and vigorous sj eaker. Above all else lie enjoys a good argument and is convincing as well as diflicult to talk down when once begun. It has been llarrv's avowed hope to one day make use of his argumentative ability in the practice of law or business. Then again, his second desire and one most in keeping with the immediate future is to enter the teaching field, preferably in the high schools. In dress he has always been conservative and with a particular penchant for dark blues and greys. s long as we have known him he has ever been one who becomes deeply absorbed in anything he undertakes. He is a stickler for exactness and insists on things being at all times in order. One thing lie never succeeded in setting in perfect alignment is his hair, which he insists is the most unruly thing he ever encountered. Harry's inclinations are of a wide variety and encompass the average likes and dislikes of the normal college man. lie has been especiallv interested in the It. L. I. Club since its inception and has taken an active part in the meetings and elections. Ilis time in Senior year was principally taken up by the M vkoox which added a few grev hairs to his stubborn brown thatch. As a diversion he expresses a keen liking for house gatherings ami friendly verbal disputations at the homes of his intimates. 152 FORDHAM 1932WILLIAM A. FLYNN, JIL. A.B. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL IN' Hill we find combined those physical and mental traits which mark a man far above the average. Tall, dark and distinguished looking, he makes an enviable appearance at any gathering. Vlways an excellent student, his scope of knowledge does not end with classroom discussions. In these he takes a major part. Fie is accomplished as a mechanic and a radio announcer. (He is still well liked despite this last named accomplishment.) As might he expected, his tastes indicate him to he a man of true Fordham refinement, as Victor Herbert. Eugene O'Neill and 0. Henry are the men most in his favor in their respective fields. Hill is one of the most interesting conversa-tionalistson thecampus, and most people find it to their advantage to make use of their powers of listening when he enters the discussion. He tells us that he intends to make law his work after leaving Fordham and wc feel certain that with his accomplishments and potentialities, his success in his chosen field is a foregone conclusion. One of the nicest things about Hill is his inimitable trick of relieving any situation, no matter how strained, by an exercise of his flashing wit. Many men manage to he funny, hut it takes one thing to he as charmingly humorous as Hill, ami that is the nameless thing that goes into the makeup of a real gentleman. Keep us in your thoughts, for we expect to hear from you again. i i Freshman Forum Interclass Teams, 2. 3. i 153 FORDHAM 1932 Mimes amt Mummers. 2. Board of Directors, I Mendel Club. Treasurer. 1 resident. 1. 4 Cross Cotintr Team Stage Crt icj Technicii t i, 2 3. 1 151 3 .) W1ES FORBES, JR., B.S. ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL " lilt I its" migrated from the hills of Yonkers. I bringing with him an unassuming, co-opera live and genial personality which we were soon to appreeiale. Hard worker and with a seriousness of purpose that put to shame the world's unflattcr-ing opinion of college men. Jim has succeeded in winning deserved renown in the fields which claimed his attention. In the study of biology he acquired his greatest reward when, following a year of brilliant leadership, he was unanimously re-elected to the presidency of the Mendel Club. The years of his reign have been termed the most interesting and successful from the student’s point of view. Nor were we deprived of the multitudinous benefits resulting from his natural craftsmanship. Mis handiwork backstage earned for him his position as master technician in both his Junior and Senior years. Another reward in the last two years was his. for he was selected as a member of the Hoard of Directors ol the Mimes and Mummers. The duties of this oflice were performed admirably, thus winning the respect and esteem of all. But the sands of time keep shifting and now we say adieu, sorry to part with him. yet happy that lie has so well set himself on the road to the success that we all seek. It has been truly said that real worth cannot he denied so we reject all possibility of his future being other than a bounteous and fruitful one. FORDHAM 1932JOSEPH P. FRANCAVILLA, B.S. BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL This soft-spoken gentleman from the wilds of Connecticut came to us already steeped with a knowledge of worldly affairs, lie was not a mere callow youth coming to college because of his inability to find better employment for the next four years, hut an earnest student set upon securing a position in the intellectual firmament. Joe. in his four years at Fordham, distinguished himself as a student of exceptional ability. With an inborn talent for study he has won a position of high standing in the scholastic annals of his class. Those who have been closely associated with this Bristol gentleman will attest to his intellectual attainments as well as to his friendh and sociable nature. When we look back upon our years at Fordham wc cannot help but observe in that picture the dark features of Joe forming a background for a briar pipe and a heavy cloud of smoke. The pipe was part of Joe as well as part of our memory of him and. we will never forget this, his added weapon of self-assurance. Joe's tendencies are to things scientific. He has a leaning towards medicine. We feel sure that his future will be as bright as his past. Wc know full well that any wish of good luck on our part will he as superfluous as a few more drops in the ocean— his thoroughness and enthusiasm are sufficient assurance of a successful future. V cw ci Client I Club. 2 Sts Club. 3. 155 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. . 2. 3, I Pennsylvania (.Inb. I Hand. I. 2. 3. Orchestra. 2. 3 I if fiance Committee. 2 CHARLES L. FRANK. A IL MINERSVILI.E HIGH SCHOOL iv Jhen Charlie came to Fordham four years ago. »» lie ha l about him an air of potential success to which his achievements have not given the lie. Although his extra-curricular activities have been chiefly musical, lie has attained a position in scholastic endeavor that is distinctlv superior. Ilis readiness to aid others in matters academic have made him valuable as a friend and respected as a student. Personally Charlie is quiet and reserved. He is the proud possessor of an innate dignity of manner and a definite maturity of view. His conversation leads us to think that perhaps this gentle art is not a lost one for we have learned much from his varied opinions. His judgments are irreproachable in matters of taste. There is nothing light or C C frivolous in his make-up and yet. when the occasion demands, he displays a delightful sense of humor and a tasteful jollity capable of affording anyone anything but a dull moment. ith respect to a man of his ability both social and scholastic it would not he at all rash to predict a brilliant future in whatever career he may have outlined for himself. All who know him fullv realize that the lasting impression of Charlie is that first lie is the gentleman. We add the well-chosen words of Father Feeney ’’if this is an overdose of superlatives. it‘s not an overdose of the truth." 156 FORDHAM 1932JAMES E. FREANEY. .B. FORDHAM PR EPAK.VTOK SCHOOL There is not a man in Fordham who can boast a wider acquaintanceship within the walls or without, than Jim. From the first day of his attendance at Fordham. Jim has increased his standing day by day. starting with the members of his class and progressing "per gradus,” through the medium of the bookstore, to terms of familiarity with almost everyone. Moreover. Jim has ever been an ardent admirer of the fair sex and his sallies to surrounding renters r? of feminine charm are open secrets among his scholastic confreres. In the livingroom or on the porch, on the waxed floor or the glassy pond, on the boulevard or in the park, he is equally at home. Jim's activities, however, are not wholly social. He is a student, as is e ideneed by the nonchalance and ease with which he grasped all scholastic matters. Too. he is an athlete, as is shown by his prowess on the basketball and tennis courts. Jim has the courage of his convictions and is willing to debate his point with anyone. Such a spirit must needs appeal to the hearts of men and we are quite sure that he has little to fear from the obstacles that clutter the pathway to success in the medical world. His generous open nature has made him a favorite with all. and it is with something more than a passing regret that we clasp his hand and tell him "be good." FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 1.2.3. I Harvester Club, 3. I igi lance Committee. 2 Interclass Football. 2. 3. I Interchips Basketball. 2. 3. I 157 Partheniun Sotlalilv. 1.2. 3. I reject. I Student Council, I St. I invent de Paul Society. I St. John Iterelumin's Sodality. I Mendel Club. 2. Librarian. 3. I I [ -State Club. 3. Secretary. I Maroon Staff, d Interchips Teams. 2. 3 liing Committee, 3 I igilance Committee. 2 Class I tea surer, I I resbman Forum 15K JOSEPH H. FREKHILL. B.S. MIIMM.KTO" N IIl«;II SCHOOL 7HKN Joe came to Fordham from Middletown, his past success was |iii kl eclipsed l»v his activitx as a true son of Hose Hill. A quiet. easygoing fellow. In is nevertheless lull of luu and shows a willingness to partake in any discussion, whether on philosophy, polities or sport. As a competent instructor in the biology laboratories. Joe led us to believe that he was preparing for a career in that field. Now we learn that he intends to take up law. Ve are not disappointed, however, since we have also witnessed his ability for that endeavor. prosecuting attorney for the Mendel Club, it was he who saw that justice triumphed when members became delinquent in their duties. An excellent orator, a leader in spiritual activities. and an ardent follower of athletics, Jor has spent four profitable years at Fordhani. 11 is splendid character and amiable nature have won him a host of friends that will stand by him through the years. 11«• leaves the campus as one of the most trusted ami popular men of the class. Our faith continues and always will for such natural ability and versatility cannot be denied. Ami now we shall rest, and wait the ”how" and the where of his success, for we already know the why. Acs. it will he but a matter of time for Joe is one of those good men who can't be kept down. FORDHAM 1932JOHN A. GAIXAGIIEK. ILS. IAM AL TK IM G IITGII SCHOOL Joiia is tall, slim ami well built. e «1« not know whether he was an athlete or not. for he is not the type of fellow who goes forth boasting about his accomplishments and we have never seen him striving in athletic combat. However, we do know that he was a student, and one of exceptional merit, lie never spent much time idling about (he campus, talking and settling the affairs of state with his classmates. On the contrary he made his every spare moment count. He wasn't adverse to conversation, but rather a bit bashful, we think. Often we have observed him in the library, diligent)} engrossed in some philosophical treatise. We never disturbed him while he was thus engaged for we knew that he was happy and contented. Books, and not men. were his best companions. t this point you might come to the conclusion that John was rather quiet and was not a good mixer. That is exactly the meaning that we wish to convey. About his other qualities we know little, lie prefers to remain the man about whom the least is said. And he has succeeded. We are sure that there are many other things about which we could write words of praise, but our memory of them lias grown dim. All that remains is our fondest wish for success, and hope that in our varied walks of life we may meet again. FORDHAM 1932Si. John llercliman's Sodality. I Mendel Club. Treasurer. I Italian ian Club. 2. 3. 4 VITO C. GIAMETTA, B.S. MAK 1-BOKO HIOII SCHOOL No: Vito is not the most popular and best-liked fellow on the campus nor is he tin mythical college idol, but is just an ordinary regular fellow. Sincerity i the keynote of his many and varied friendships. These amities are of such a nature that they shall be continued indefinitely, for they are founded on his understanding nature and his apt ability to place himself in the hearts of others. Ilis shrewd business ability was rewarded by his election as treasurer of the Mendel Club. He is characterized by a frankness which while earnest ami divorced from am superfluity of language is nevertheless highly commendable for it does not serve to harm anyone's feelings. His genial salutation and smiles were bright spots in the course of the day's activities and his jovial presence at gatherings, even at formal club meetings, generally created that happy family atmosphere. His cheerfulness and friendship were accompanied by a warm and obliging nature, which caused him to go “ C “ to extremes for his friends. He was always present where he could be of the greatest assistance. Marlboro claims him as its own and it was in these parts that his Herculean strength and brawny biceps were developed by strenuous farm labor. This physical perseverance has been transferred and prodigiously applied to intellectual pursuits and we are certain that it should he effective in bringing him great success in his chosen profession. 160 FORDHAM 1932JOSEPH I. G1LIIULY, A.B. XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL vou meet Joe. you no longer wonder at his ' universal popularity. IN has one dominant characteristic, friendliness, in which is merged every quality that is commendable in a man. Me i-never irritable, always agreeable, and wholly likable. Joe tells many a tale of himself and of his adventures, but never a one in his own praise, lie begins or ends every narrative with ’’Then I got angry." This assertion of his is a downright falsehood. We have never seen Joe angry yet. and we don't believe he has ever been. He is light-hearted and light-haired. His cheerfulness is positively painful at times: his friends worry more about him than he does about himself. The only thing that quiets him and dims his smile is trouble hanging heavy over—us. Thcv coined the phrase, "he’d give you the shirt on his bark" about Joe. He will go to any length to oblige anyone: and go tofurther lengths to avoid any attempt to thank him. Every one of us would be under obligation to him if lie would admit the obligation. We haven't mentioned his activities on the campus or his standing in class. We have more to say of the man himself than the page will hold, and we want to put into print what Joe never let us say—an expression of our gratitude, and of our liking for this happy-hearted Gael. Sodality. I. 2. 3. I (dee Club, 2, 3 Intercollegiate C,l . Hand. I. 2 Spanish Club. I Truck. 2 I drsitv One- let Clay. Coif. 3. Manager, I Stage Crete. 1. 2. 3. I Mimes and Mummers ('ontest. 3 161 FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 3. I Contici I of Debate. 3 Clientists Club, 3 I Mendel Club. 2. 3. NTIIOM I. GIORDANO. B.S. E WDER ClllI.OS IIICII SCHOOL Some twenty odd years ago this pleasant and sincere young man appeared on I lie ltori .on of this unixerse of ours. Since then he lias traveled its rocks road profitably as is well evidenced l» the fully matured indis idual that is now the result. s a friend we have learned to know and admire Tony as one of those men upon whom e can always dcjicnd. No matter what the proportions of his task, once undertaken it is sure to he completed coinmcndaldv well. Mis response to work is willing and immediate, and as a student lie has always aimed to have his assignments up to the minute and a little more perfect than his neighbor's. Phil. soph has had an especial effect on him for it seemed to awaken Tony's latent ability in argumentation. so that sea reel a day passed during which lie had not at least one argument oil some subject of interest, be it one of his studies or a current world tendency in thought. Mis particular intellectual delight however has been biology , and on more than one occasion a less informed member of the Mendel Club has been floored b a sudden and unexpected outburst of scientific knowledge in the form of perfect reasoning. IViny's ambition is to teach biology and we are confident of bis ability to lead others to an appreciation of the wonders of the world about us. as lie himsell appreciates them now. FORDHAM 1932CH RLES r. GOKTSCII. .B. KEGIS IIIGII SCHOOL 4 n utterly unassuming fellow, elieerful. and of a quiet nature that, to tliose who do not know him well, borders on shyness. Thus von have a picture all too incomplete of Charlie. He i one of those rare fellows who has combined a winning friendly way with an air of nonchalance. To see him walking carelessly about the campus, one could not but admire bis devil-may-care attitude and at the same time envy the happiness which was evidenced h the constancy of his smile. Those who have been fortunate enough to gain the charmed circle of his friendship are better acquainted with the inner character of the man. for they alone have experienced the warmness ami sincerity of his feelings and his unquenchable desire to cater to the necessities of his friends. From his actions one can see that Charlie detests hypocrisy of any sort. Ilis way has been that of one who sought no favor and made no concessions. You accepted him as worthy of your friendship or you did not. If you didn't, you lost the companionship of one whose bright disposition was ever the bane of worry: if you did. his irreproachable loy ally was ever at your disposal. Heartening in word and smile, ready to enjoy plenty of fun or help one in misfortune, we not oniy wish Charlie the success that sincerity deserves, but feel confident that it will come his way. i Swhilityf. . 2. 3 Spanish Club. 1 Brooklyn -Lotig I sin id Chemists Club. 3 Mendel (Hub. 3 Club. 3 163 FOR DHAM 19 3 2 Sodality. I. 2. Council of Debate. 1 Spanish Club. 1. 2. 3, I I{rot l;lvn-Jyonii Island Club. 2. -i. I H MOM) J. GOUT . V.B. KECIS HIGH SCHOOL r is one of those fellows in whom quietness I V ami unohlrusiveness of nature are virtues. Tliev are the foumlation stones upon which his eharacter is hnill. B quietness. we do not mean a state of intellectual rest, for Kay has been for four vears. and is still in a stale of intellectual unrest. He won t know am peace of mind till he crosses the borderline of this life: he never stops in his quest for knowledge. In class his inquisitiveness sets his reticence at naught, lie harried his professors da after da with questions on the intricacies of the subject matter. V student outside as well as within the classroom. Kay's favorite haunt after hours was the librarv. lie is an omnivorous reader. Biography, fiction, philosophical theses and scientific treatises all are grist for the mill of his mind. His conversation marks him a cultured gentleman: his topics, as lihcralh educated. The Komance languages have a peculiar appeal for him. Most of us dropped our elective in languages like a hot cake after Freshman vear: Ka is still absorbed in the stud of the Castilian tongue. Fvcrv meeting of the Icadeniia opens with Ray ensconced in a front seat. lie is a man without an enemy, and with a host of friends. On our part, we are well pleased to number him as he numbers us—on his list of friends. Hi I FORDHAM 1932JAMES F. GORM AN, .R. st. Benedict's pueiwkatoky school Jim lias always been a serious student. Mi scholastic record throughout his four years at Ford-hain does him no little credit. Rut if Jim has been a serious student his seriousness has been confined to that realm. For a cheery smile and a keen sense of humor are bis marked characteristics. Jim's activity at Ford ham found its greatest expression in intramural athletics. Mis rang) physique made him a formidable opponent as a center in basketball. Rut it was in cutting the corners of the home plate with some twisting curves that Jim will be remembered. Towering on the mound he was an unpleasant adversary for the most skilful batter. Athletics, however did not compose Jim's sole endeavors. The Jersey Club has long claimed him as one of its leading members. The boarders' sodality found him an active figure, as did all the boarders' activities. Jim has proved his worth at Fordham. He has gained a well-rounded education. Rut greatest of all he has ever exhibited a personality which has never failed to win him friends. Jim can leave Fordham with the not unpleasant thought that his every contact has won him an admirer. But in his departure from his classmates, we sec the end of a most pleasant association and we will miss the smile of a genial, unselfish person, and a true friend. To wish Jim success is but to wish him a partial return on his priceless qualities. Sodalitv. I Jersey Club. I. 2.3. Inlerdass !Basketball.. 2. 3. I Baseball. 2. 3 165 FORDHAM 1932I . (). f ’J d Ollie rs 'Jiib. 3. I Track! 4 i I Cross Country. 2. 3. I 11 arrester Club. 2 l-'reshman iornrn Soilalit , 1,2. 3. I 166 Hi! JOHN F. GUERIN. i.B. KKCIS HIGH SCHOOL rpttvck! and John, tin sturdy Maroon standard I hearer in this sport, (lashes by. He turns to look at us. showing a quirk smile, and we wish him good lurk. Mis arms and Irgs move in trained prerision. showing the results ol his hard work. Jn this exhibition of ro-ordinalion of muscle, we see John as the man who never participates in anything without devoting all his energy to the smallest detail. He s hound to win. No half measures for him. With grim determination he sets out for his goal, whether in traek. studies, or making friends. He applies himself diligently and reaps huge rewards, the harvest of his sincerity. For this he is admired and respected by his classmates and others beside masculine friends. We cannot fail to mention him as the social being, for we know that his pleasing nature, and general attractive exterior hasstamped him as a dangerous man with the fair sex of the Bronx. Despite the other numerous demands on his lime. John had time to enroll in tin R. O. T. C.. and won his commission as an officer. Often have we wondered at John’s speed but this we at tribute to his earnest training, and we w ere correct in this opinion.That John makes use of the teachings ol his track coach is clearly seen by bis mad dash to and from the I niversity . We know that his name will he emblazoned in tin annals of the future. FORDHAM 1932.1 W1ES J. II (; N. ».s. ST. PKTKR'S I’KKPXK toky school vnk lias as iiiucli diflicultx in isuali .ing tin V’ spectacle of Cicero in a high hat. or Shake-speare as a charioteer as one has in imagining the incongruity of Jim Hagan in a hurry. Nothing on earth disturbs the even tenor of his placid wax. Ml the requests and nrgings of his professors and fellow classmates could not add one stride to his languid gait. So unruffled i his temperament and so serene his demeanor that even the imperious class hells were scorned by him—not that he was persistently tardy—but. contrarily. his habitual disregard of time led one to believe that his presence at the appointed hour was rather the result of his own gracious nature than that he felt himself constrained by an obligation to be prompt. s might be expected, he is perfectly at home in the laboratory where his unhurried pace stands him in good stead. Always interested in things C • C scientific, he was a prominent meml»er of the Mendel Club where he always managed to ask enough questions to destroy a lecturer's hypothetical induction. His extensive knowledge of such subjects was also evidenced in his excellent work as a member of the staff of The Retort. Although Jim was never known to be a protege of the Olympian, Mercury, we can assure him of success in the medical profession by merely recalling the story of the tortoise and the hare. FORDHAM 1932 Hughes Debuting $ocitlv. -Council (if I)(lxfte. 3 Chemists Cluh. 3. 4 Mendel Gild). 2. 3 Jersey Cluh. . 3. 1 "Retort." 1 Sodality. 1. 1 3 - 167Sftdality. I. 2 St. John Herchman's Sodality. I. 2. 2 Master of Qerenismiey. I Glee c.lnh. 2. I Concert Committee. 2 Chairman oj llam net. I Mendel Club. 2. 2. I Editor of "Cabmnth.“ 2. I I -Stale Club. 2. 4 Intramural Sports. I. 2. 2. I 168 ,» JAMES V. IIALLOK AN. B.S. KINGSTON IIIGII SCHOOL Tm.i. of stature with wavy chestnut liair plus a genial |»ersonality. In has ever been a popular figure 11 (h on flu- campus ami at social gatherings, lie b fond of the outdoors ami finds great enjoyment in tennis, boating ami long walks. In walking he finds his favorite pastime. Baseball and basketball have claimed his talents for intramural sports. Boards at college, likes boarding and is prominent in all hoarders activities. Is an important cog in (rice Club functions as a valuable baritone and capable director. Prefers this club above all lion-athletic activities. Particularly fond of Frinil's music and finds diversion in listening to Vallee and Guy Lombardo. Takes his college work seriously, and came to Pordhum because it presented the best educational advantages. A devotee of Owen Francis Dudley ami Galsworthy; finds inspiration in the works of Milton. Not a Hash} dresser, yet by no means conservative. Addicted to the trend in college clothes toward antiquity. One of the first to take up the practical and comfortable corduroys. Mas no interest in politics. Likes dry and critical humor. Finds Joe Cook his favorite on the stage. Likes Hampden in his more serious moods. Now preparing for medical school. Is seriously interested in this study and knows of nothing which appeals to him quite so much. Is a good Student and has the requisite talent for success in his vocation. FORDHAM 1932ALFRED . II RT I ANN. .H. V IKK HIGH SCHOOL ty’HKTHKK in class, on the campus, on the basketball court or in am social gathering we final l the all-around man. Not merely eonfining his acli ities to the classroom, we ha e him in the Glee Club, lending his baritone, assisting in the direction of stage work and playing a bang-up game at guard on " bite's Trucks." Though city bred. l is a lover of the country and at all times has defended the rural swains, et cetera against the derisive remarks of his friends. So confirmed is he in the opinion of the superiority of the country over the cit . we feel sure that some day we shall find on a small white gate in a lonely country lane the name. " Alfred A. Hartmann. 1.D." During hi- studies in the sciences, we have had opportunities to observe l at work. Here is also exhibited the same carefulness and exactitude which distinguishes the real student from the casual pursuer of a degree. Perseverance and application to all tasks will reap for him the rewards w Inch only such work grants. Entering the field of medicine where these traits are required. Al. we feel, will go on and attain the goal of his life's ambition.Rut in his climb upward, we will ee again and again manifested. the most typical characteristic of Al. and that is. his sense of proportion, a quality which has directed his course of action along sane and orderly channels. FORDHAM 1932 Sodalitvl I. 2. .3 Mimes yid Mummers, 2. 3. . I Glee Club. 2. 3. French Qnh. 2. German [Club. Tennis. Inlerclak linsketbull. 3. I Intcrcolleguite Glee Club Contest. 3 Stage . 2 16«  Mendel Club. 2 Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 2 Interclass HaskedxifL I. 2 Base nill. . 3. I Coll. I JOHN J. HAY. B.S. ST. ‘s C.M)KM V Here we meet oik of the most popular, one of I lie most likable members of the class. Jack is an adventurer at heart and is always lr in ; I« find something that promises a thrill and ou may well expect it when in his company. W ho does not recall Johnny in Boston in 1930 and‘31? Before beginning at Fordham as a Freshman four years ago lie spent two glorious months as a "knight of tin road.” riding the rails and mixing with those of that nohle profession who would do any thing hut work. He is a "Happy Warrior, “a master of repartee whose brilliant thrusts have charmed and delighted his audience. His ever ready and winning smile, together with a keen understanding of his fellow-men have brought to his side mam friends. In Jack, moreover, the joyous and serious are blended. He i a fine student whose work often reaches heights of brilliance and as a supporter of Fordham activities he has few equals. fter graduation Johnny intends to go to Mexico. He believes that he can find work there hut we know better. It is adventure again, calling “ c him to the open road. We admire his courage and nerve and wish him all the success in the world. We feel sure that the boundless optimism with which he always met problems of his college days will take him to whatever objective he seeks. FORDHAM 1932JOHN I . II WHS. V.B. KEGIS HIGH SCHOOL Om- of tlx favored and favorite sons of Fordham. lie possesses more llian anyone in the class the ideal Idem! of all the qualities that make a man prominent. n athlete, a scholar, with all the graces that insure social success and all the virtues essential for leadership. John has done-more things successfully than anyone in the class. He came to Fordham with a high reputation as an athlete and he has since enhanced that reputation. In Sophomore, he created a sensation w hen he went in against {the brilliant Pittsburgh team and for the time he was in the game, outshone the great Hyatt. In the years since, his work has been consistently excellent and frequently brilliant. IIis intelligence, his industry and his sincerity, have been recognized and honored in his election to administrative posts and are reflected again in his attainment of the honor list for four years. And he fits as well in the social world as he docs in other fields. Massachusetts and Connecticut and all the districts and suburbs of the Metropolis—with decided emphasis on .New Rochelle— have found the Hayes a bland participant in their social functions and. at them, the Hayes has always been an asset. ✓ If John devotes his talents and energies towards his mark in the future as he has done with us. Fordham will proudly claim him and he will always be one of her favored and favorite sons. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 1, 2, 2. Project. flaskeUxtll. 1. 2, .?] Student Council, I i'Uilntice Caiumittee, Class J ico-Presidont Class Treasurer. 2 Pro iamtion of the I tilh. 2 171 ! 1 I Sodality I, 2 Interclass Baseball. 3 Intcrclasti Football, I. 2 Interclass Basketball, 2 JOHN V. HEKLA N. A.B. 1 IKK HIGH SCHOOL order tf» Know the true personality of Johnny it is neccssan to associate with liim. Hr is a hemming mail of quiet disposition and vet. in our gatiierin ;s. In can join in flu festive spirit -an asset loam gathering. B his quiet and calm wav of carrying on Ins daily activities. Johnny has gained for himself a great nuinher of friends, who c C will all vouch that Johnny is a real friend, a word which signifies more than just acquaintance. Outside the campus portals. Johnny has not failed to keep up with the times. Hr is well read in business affairs and cspeciafh in athirties. John and his dail paper are inseparable. John has always lieen an outstanding figure in class, lie applied himself diligently to his work, and as a result he received marks that will make anv parent proud. We were all pleased that John won a prize in his Junior ear. Johnny is not a varsity athlete Imt we have all admired his prowess in the interclass tussles. Ill’s interest in athletics brought him to all our varsity engagements in every field of sport, where he howled himself hoarse and his companions deaf, lie has hi s moments of unhounded enthusiasm. We depart from John with regret that this pleasant association of four years must come to an end. We wish you the success. John, that YOU will surelv attain. FORDHAM 19 3 2 172JOHN J. IIKIIIK. A.B. CATHF.dk VI. COM KCK Johnny is one of our numerous long-distance jaunters from Brooklyn, with the well-known, peculiar, characteristics of the cultured, foreign-horn gentleman love of native land, of trav eling, of suhwav and “I."" chivalrv. ( uiet and aniiahle. with a love of books, tending toward the classical, he max well he the subject of that often misapplied phrase, “still waters run deep.” John doesn't talk much, being rather dignified and reserved. hove all. lie scdulouslv avoids pedantry, a mark of tin- true litterateur. You vvill seldom notice John, lie prefers to sit hack coml’ortahlv and contemplate, philosophically. what is happening, observ ing life with a sympathetic. though often ironic attitude. It may he a remark, perhaps just a word, uttered in that quiet tone of his. that attracts your attention. You will remember John after that, for his succinct utterances reveal unusual powers of observation and a fine qualit v of sage humor. Ilis is a matured and mellow personality. John looks just as you may have pictured him from the above all too brief sketch. Tall ami well-built. with hair an indefinite chestnut shade, lie surveys the world in a calm and stately manner, his blue eyes peering quietly through glasses. John enjoys athletics moderately, just as in everything else he pursues tiic “media via. John's friends are his for life, but all who have known him. will cherish his acquaintance always and remember him through the years with affection. F O R D H A M 19 3 2II Sodality. 1. 2. 3. I Ceiw.wliania Club. I Chemists Club, 3 Interclass Hasehal . I GKORGK II. HOLLAND. R.S. IIOLV ROSARY HIGH SCHOOL wrilKN we think of him. vc arc reminded ol‘ the n stars of night—those that are smaller because rhc are higher and at the dusk of our college davs. we line! that it is not so much what he did here that w ill make him ever abide in our memories but rather what he was. All may claim his acquaintance, but small is the number of those whom he calls his friends. However affable and sympathetic he is to all. he has realh revealed himself oid to a chosen few. To know him is to feel the joy of his perennial happiness, to be with him is to participate in the health) igor of his refreshing vitality, and to be his friend is to share the secret heaut of his heart. He is intelligent but not studious: he loves life too intensely and prefers the compain of people to the cold erudition of books. 11 is is a life that is predominantly happ . e don't remember having ever seen him sad. and if. at times he is sad. he is alone in his sadness, for like all dreamers, he cherishes his dreams and his sadness jealouslx. lie is near our hearts because his college years were made the sincere emanation of his heart. Where lie was. there was jov—and that is the cachet of his life—there is the source of the fragrance of his outli. i: i FORDHAM 1932PETEK I. Ill CUES, A.B. BROOKLYN l R KP X K TOIO S IIOOI. Pete came to Fordham. determined that his liberal education would make of him tin full man." He looked l»eyond the mere classroom walls for this perfection. seeking it in a myriad of extracurricular activities, lie dahlded in short story writing, he concent rated on debating and lecturing, he sang his part in the (dec Clul». he tried his capable hand at dramatics, and he reveled in. of all places, the rifle range. From his activities, we can see that Pete is a man of all-round ability, hut not. as usually happens, of mediocre ability. t Ford ham. Pete has performed hrilliantlx in and outside class. In all his actions is revealed the clearness and keenness of his mind, seeking the core of the matter, determinedly finding out the "why and wherefore of things." With his manifold gifts, success is assured to Pete. Ilis activities complemented each other. Ilis dramatic ability stood him in good stead in the R. 0. T. C.. for Pete was. to the "loyal men" of his battery, a "hard boiled" captain. The greatest of his loves was his rifle team. nd "his" we may truly call it: lie was manager and one of its best marksmen. Perhaps here wc may find the reason for the clearness of the Hughes eye. or the keenness of the Hughes mind, so manifest in council chamber and classroom. nd lastly, it must Im the reason why lie i« such "a square shooter." Sodality. I. 2. 3 Debating Society. I- 2, I Mimes and Mummers, 2 Quill Club. 2 Short Story Guild President. Glee Club. 2, 3, I French Club. I. 2 Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 2. 3. I H. (). T. C. O finrs Club. 3. President. I I arsity One-Act Plays. 2 t’reshman One-Act P av Rifle Team. J. 2. 3. Manager. 4 Debating Team. I. 4 17 i F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sodality. , 2. 3. t Council of Debate. I Mendel Club. 3 Brooklyn-1j mg Island Club. 2. 3. I R. O. 7 . C. Officers C lub. 3. I Rifle learn. JOHN r. IllMMKL. A.B. IIROOKLYN prepar atory sciiooi. Siiokt in stature ami dark complcxioned. John has won the everlasting friendship of many at Kordham. Ilis sympathelie nature and manifest interest in his fellow students, his love for the loftv and sublime, and his knowledge of things scientific are characteristic of John. Ilis interest in the reserve officers is equalled only by his loyalty to the corps. Ilis sense of humor is proverbial; bis conversation marks him as a scholar faithful to his hooks. Ilis liking for the classics and his absorption in tin- sciences have given him a liberal education. In argument. John is masterful: he delights in a philosophical distinction: he welcomes discussions on fine points in ethics. However, he is not all student. On the campus, he is known as a loyal sodalist. and a prominent member of the B. L. I. (dub: on the rille range In has a sterling reputation as a marksman. In the dim halls of the biology building lie is recognized as one of the abiding and directing geniuses of the Mendel Club. Kew can equal his ready knowledge of this lust hobby and all willingly admit the freshness of his opinions. We are not sure of John's choice as regards a vocation but we cannot fail to be correct if we do go on record as stating here and now that such a versatile personality must have a suitable reward. F O R D H A M 19 3 2 JOHN J. HURLEY, B.S. HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL I) abe s ability on the basketball court is well known to all of us. Many times have we seen him starring with the varsity, revealing an extraordinary eye for the basket, constant alertness on the defense, and unusual cleverness on the floor. Such an intelligent athlete might be expected to be a good student. John fulfills this expectation admirably. Not only is lie a fine student, but his witty conversation reveals him as a man of culture, both friendly and gracious, lie has striven to acquire knowledge, and has without an doubt succeeded. With such qualities Babe could not but be popular at Fordham. His esteem is not the sort that crumbles and fades with time and the advent of stormy weather, since it has been erected on a foundation of genuine affection and admiration. His thorough knowledge of the tactics of the basketball court has won for him the position of coach at a local school, where his team's excellent record has manifested his coaching ability. W ith his keen understanding of human nature and his skill in estimating the mental and physical powers of men. he can bring forth the best in anyone. To behold Babe in the throes of a heated combat directing his charges from the bench is to witness the complete and whole-hearted interest that is his in all his undertakings. We look forward with eagerness to future contacts with this affable gentleman called Babe. FORDHAM 1932 Sixlnliiy. I. 2. 3 I igilqncc ‘Committee. 2 linsk hull. I. 2. 3French Club. I. 2. 3. I Italian Club. 2. 3. I " For lluun- France' 3. I piiilip . ingi:gm:ri. a.b. EVVNDEK CIIII.DS HIGH SCHOOL riio those few who don’t know Phil. In i» that A dark Volins' man of medium height. with the Mack curlv hair and short, energetic stride, always in a hurry, always going some place, always doing something. Me has that nervous energy and wideawake appearance that characterizes the clever business man—the “go-getter. Despite his business-like appearance and qualities. Phil has a love of languages and an ease in studying and speaking them, which are the heritage of his Latin ancestors. Ilis nature is also that of the Latin warm, suniiv and sympathetic, breaking forth now and then in outbursts of enthusiasm. 'l on know Phil much better after sitting within twentv-live aids of him at an exciting football game. Yer few opportunities will lie overlooked b Phil in his active life, lie has never missed the chance of debating informally, though oft times hcatcdlv. on an and all subjects. If you should ever he an honored opponent, vou will be surprised at his extensive knowledge and read) Statistics. I he latter are usuallv homemade. Now. after the intimate years of college friendship. we must bid farewell. We prophesy that in the vears to come, he will be among the foremost • C? in the ranks of the business world. Good luck, and max In meet the tasks of life with the same confidence and happv smile that marked his successful days at college. FORDHAM 1932I JOHN V. J VMS. B.S. LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL JOHN was at his best when the in igoraling breezes of autumn swept across the white-striped field and the thud of the pigskin echoed from stand to stand. There it was that John excelled as he sped down the field twisting and gyrating, shaking off the anxious grasp of taeklers until the last white line was crossed. Though this is John's great claim to fame at Fordham it is not his only one to recognition in the hearts and minds of his fellows. John has been called the most eccentric man of his class but to interpret this in the strictest sense would be to do him an injustice. For it is only those who have not been initiated into the circle of his friends who so name him. Those who beheld him with the piercing eyes of friendship see him as one given to unbounded generosity and sincerity, in both thought and action. His sense of humor, bordering on the mischievous, has often enlivened the existence of those who spent four years in his pleasant company. Blessed with a perfect bod , John is a natural athlete, starring also in track. His form and speed over the hurdles have won for him everlasting fame in the sport arenas of Fordham. Many a metropolitan competition has felt the tremendous enthusiasm of his character. In short, he has revealed himself as a true advocate of all that enters into the essence of real sportsmanship. FORDHAM 1932 Football. I. 2. 3. I Track. 1. 2. 3. I lassachuscUs Club I. 2. 3. I I?)Sodality. I. 2. 3, I In ter cl ass llashctball. I. 2. 3. ! EI) Mil) l K NK, A.B. Cl'KTIS HIGH SCHOOL Ei came to Kordham from that suhstantial I island situated in New ork Bay, and brought with him a character that insured for him the kindest feelings of his fellows. He preferred the maneuvers of the basketball court to other sports, though in these too he could engage without detriment to his general reputation for athletic ability. Often he was to he found in heated combat beneath the corded hoops in those strenuous inter-class contests. Aside from his starring on the board floor. Kd found time for other activities, not least among them the sodality. But it was not so much his achievements as his piiet. congenial personality that won him tlie liking and admiration of every one of his classmates. 11 is demeanor in class as outside of class was quiet, and unassuming, yet when questioned he displayed highly creditable ability. Mis quiet way has been an aid to him in his not too frequent hut always w itty quips. His company was always valued bv his companions, as he willingly joined in their escapades. Ed's interests in studies run toward business lines. He has exhibited no little ability in this direction and we feel certain that whatever position in the commercial world Ed chooses he will surel win his spurs. 11 is success is our sincere wish, and of its attainment we have no doubt. A ct to part with Kd will be unpleasant for us all. 180 F O R D H A M 19 3 2I K k J. k SZl BA. B.S. FAR UOCKAM VA HIGH SCHOOL IT'R "K is Pordharn s contribution to tlx scientific "■ world—particularly in the realm of chemist in . Ilis master) ol this subject is proven b his appointment as a laboratory instructor in that Sei-cnee. HU pet hobby. to quote his er words, is to dabble with chemicals, because it pleases me most.” fter graduation Prank intends to continue the study of his beloved subject, and with his perseverance and interest in chemistry, a Ph.D. should soon be added to his name. Since his idea of a good time is working at chemistry, his vocation should make his future happ and successful. Personally. Prank is quiet and unobtrusive, short, slim, and rather good-looking. Despite the paucity of his adventures, he admits a secret yearning for things military. Steadfastness of purpose prevents his indulgence in extra-curricular activities. where he sureh would shine. He has conservative tastes in music and literature, preferring the old masters. His favorite authors are Shakespeare. Scott and Dickens. His preferences reveal his reserved nature. Frank enjoys a joke as well as anybody. Peels more comfortable in old clothes and pays little attention to externals. Altogether. Prank is a thorough man. a strong and determined character. He has formed many friendships in his years at Pordharn the bonds of which will not easily he severed. Prank's friends are permanent, with a memory and affection for him tl.at onl a man of his character could elicit. Sodality. 3 ( 'liralists Clu . 3. I Brooklyn - Long Is o ml Club. 2. 3. I IHI FORDHAM 1932j ; Sodality. 1. 2, 2. f llnml.lxn-lAm" Is!(fa I ('.hilt. 2. 2. I Golf. A :i. I hilrirmss lia-irlHtll. 2. 2. I 182 ioi is i k ek.mkk. .b. llltOOKI.VM PREPARATORY SCIKIOI, IlOK four years Lou lias been tin |»ersoiii(icatioii of quiet activity among us. The men who have called him friend have been the "seleeti quiden hen- at I'ordham. for his natural reserve—some ma call it shy disposition—prevented him from knowing evervone. Hut when this barrier to bis retiring self was conquered, we quicklv discovered Lou's varied interests. The most frequent subject of his thought, we have found by experience, is probably golf or basketball. They are his pet sports. Since his f reshman year, his classmates have looked to him for support both on the court and the diamond, lb calls his game of golf a favorite pastime vet he is a star on the Maroon team. We know men who would give a year's salary to be able to play within ten strokes of his average scores. Besides the well-beloved sports. Lou indulges his (lair for figures by downing the demon of business administration. The fact that lie is studying to become a 1'. . mav account for the ease with which lie accomplishes this apparent miracle. We env y his comfortable position in an uncomfortable lecture chair and the high average he attains without resort to heroic midnight sessions. But our envy is ol the friendliest sort, tinged with the hope that we may gain a similar plane. We know that this env v v ill continue throughout C life. FORDHAM 1932FR NK KKI.I.Y, li.S. 1AM VI. TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL VHF, you busy. Frank?" " hy. no. conn oil in ami let $ take a look at you." Mow often have the scientists heard this welcome into the "sanctum"" of the biology department. W ith all the pleasantness and good-naturedness that an oft harassed instructor in biology seldom has. Frank always greets and invites iis into the ofliee to solve our problems. No hour is inconvenient, no place too divorced from this science if the subject under discussion concerns this science. No man has ever been refused his assistance. And in this wholehearted devotion to the task of instructor in biology, estimate Frank and mark him "100%." Aside from our admiration for the great patience and kindly interest in bis charges that Frank displays. we have coiue to respect and like him for bis affability and his readiness to talk and joke with all. Frank has a very serious turn of mind as evidenced by his many duties but there is present too a very keen wit which shows itself in his clear explanations of peculiar organisms and structures. Ilis comparisons of a scientific nature display a facile wit that illustrates the point and which causes the topic to remain in our memory. If Frank were to be a teacher, we know he would be a wonder but Frank is aspiring to a career as a dentist and in this profession we wish him every success. F O R D H A M 19 3 2 1 I "Ham" Staff- • - IIH si ness Manager. I SodalityJ L -• I Harvester Club. -I. I German C.htb, I Hughes Debating Society. 2 Council of Debate. 3y Dice-1’resident. I I arsitv Debating 'Iearn. I JOSEPH G. KELLY. A.It. VYIKK HIGH SCHOOL 7ii r need to record his achievements when we shall not he able to forget them: what neeil to speak of his wit and the courage of his sympathy in our sorrow and joy in our success, when we shall not party If you knew him merely as a man of manifold activities, von knew him not. If you thought of him onlv as industrious, toiling stead-fastI in the Ham office « r Council room: if his clearness of thought delighted you. when he debated: if you saw his name listed among the scholars and stopped to admire, you did not truly know him. "Joe “ was more than all this, he was greater than his distinctions and honors. It was in the cjuiet hours, when the hustle of college life was stilled and you discussed with him our plans and vour hopes that von realized lie was your friend. nd it was in this friendship too that his willing self-sacrifice was manifest. For. that same untiring industry which dominated his college activity was never wanting when it could he of service to a companion. Many are the organizations which will find it a difficult task to fill Joe’s place. Few men have his capacity for work and his faculty of disposing of it (piiekly. But to those of us who must pursue paths other than Joe's, there will remain the memory of a true friendship that can ne er he replaced. FORDHAM 1932LAWRKNCK T. KKM.V. .B. HBGIS HIGH SCHOOL a workman by night, a pupil by dav. a student 2at all times, a sleeper between times, lie is the exemplar of mind over matter, yet gifted with the ability to sing, to laugh, to dream in his own way. Day after day. he toiled for | ersonal good, vet his time was never his own. A favor asked of him was granted before he replied. With him right is might and often he made "the sharp truth ring out on the stones like golden spurs." Although a philosopher, unreasonable tasks were not beyond him when a friend was in need. I nostentatious to the casual acquaintance his friends enjoyed his subtle yet easy flowing humor which if placed upon the printed page would put many noted columnists to shame. Kxtra-cnrricular activity shared only part of his ability because science took him to her heart as her own. Kacli word to him was a pearl: each sentence a necklace of gems. henevrr he spoke, he opened the treasure chest of a keen, humble, Catholic mind and his friends gathered the jewels with jov. V heart of gold encased in a rock of reason endeared him to science while humility and truth branded him a true philosopher. Unknown to himself, his soul was clad in the glistening armor of truth and hung with simple deeds for decorations. If the seed is so fertile how fruitful the tree will be! FORDHAM 1932 Sodality,i . 2. 3. ' 11 nr rest Club A Council of Debate. I Hughes Debuting .Society. I. 2 I re si mum I'ortwi. Freshman Debuting Ten:.: fresh num Oratorical Contest 185 I'onllmll. 3. I 11 linin’}. Drlmthi SiH'ii’tv. 2 Baseball, Suimming. I I-remit Club. 2 C ee Club. 2 I ntcrclass Baseball. 3 1) T. KENiNAKD. A.I . FOKIlHVM PRK1 Mt TOin SCHOOL Tiik strong build of an athlete and the tender soul of the poet, the cold features of a Nordic and the fervid emotions of a Celt blend to give you Don. lb has the courage, the strength and the speed to have made his mark in athletics, lie has the feeling for beauty and for the beauty of expression to have written lines that read like those of ('alullus. Ilis opinions are the reflections of one highly intelligent and deeply cultured ami his actions the reflections of high ideals and deep emotions. The abandon that marked his dashes down the field under punts is carried into his conduct in life. Me has the elan of the romantic and the adventurous the spirit that characterizes great poets and great lighters. P P The boon companion of Kenny and Waterman, he is in attendance and in evidence at most of the social functions of these parts. Ilis spontaneity and the joy of his thoughts make him a companion to lie sought. It is difficult in this short space to translate him into words. (Genius can seldom be described. Ilis modesty is of such a degree that lie cannot truly appraise or appreciate his talents, his qualities or his worth. Ihit he is one to whom is given the vision of the beauties and glories of creation and the |tower to create new beauties and new glories. May he reap the reward of them. 186 F O R D H A M 19 3 2Kl) Mil) T. KENNY. B. It CGIS HIGH SCIIOOI. ,4 sophisticate and a cosmopolite with a poise -V that comes from graciousness and eonlidenee. Blithe and debonair, he has faced all the happenings of these years with a calm glance and an urbane smile. Fortune and misfortune, and he has had his taste of both, can never change that smile or ruffle that poise. lie is more an aesthete than a scholar and he follows what studies he likes, lie has an intelligence that could place him on the honor list, but he has never chosen to use it for purposes other than his own. And yet it has been put to good use. With his range, of knowledge and the brilliant wit and ironic expressions that are his. he makes a delightful conversationalist. 11« is perhaps the foremost social light in the class. Ilis poise, his w it and his grace are the essentials of his unmatched success in the social world. He is as graceful and adept on the basketball court as he is on the fiance floor, and as popular with men as he is with women. The lad has charm, and his friendship with Kennard has been one of the finest things of these years. It is inevitable that we have to bit! farewell to Ed. That is life. And it is as inevitable that he will find, in the future, success in winning and holding friendships as he has in the past. That. too. is life. Sodality. 3. ' Debating Society, , 2. 3. Glee Club. 2, 3 Intel ( lass Hasketball. 2. 3 I or si tv One- let J’lvvb- 2. 3 187 F O R D H A M 19 3 2 Sodality. I. 2. 3. I 11 tidies Debut in Society. I I at orcl ass Basketball. I. 2. ? Baseball. I. 2 188 JOHN P. KEOGH. .B. It ICG IS HIGH SCHOOL Pop" is silent. steady anti dependable. Like the lit lie eandle shining in the naughty world. Jack's ehcer Irish conntenanee is certain to dispel with its magic touch the darkest shades of the gloomy and pierce the thickest wallsof the grouchy. Blessed with that rare birthright of his native blood. Pop has that divine and delightful gift of the gods called Gaelic humor. Jack s specialt in studies is Latin, but tinlike other Seniors, he is not combining it with business courses, with an eve to the future. Besides flowing translations from the St. Vugustine’s ''Confessions Pop achieved outstanding and undying fame in hurrying to school via a Ford in ten minutes flat from the distant districts of Kastehester. therein saving himself innumerable cuts in psychology. We called Pop "silent ami In that we mean not the silence of the intellectually nil but the intellectually wise. "Silence is golden. the learned have said, and it is this precept of wisdom that Pop. as a faithful disciple, not only preaches but also practices. I zest von picture our Pop as a prude and a plngger the happ picture of him consistently and rabidly rooting at the basketball games dispenses all such foolish notions. Besides, rumor has it that Pop is a great pinochle player. Good luck to him and may we again meet him in circumstances even more happy than those which attended our acquaintance at our Mina Mater. FORDHAM 1932 JOSKPII KKI W. JR.. U.S. TOWNSEND IIAltltlS II |.L HIGH SCHOOL Kills' is a lnn-lo ing fellow. as is ev idcnced 11 his taste in literature, lie delights in perusing the works of Tolstoi. Gorky, and Gutterman. and from their writings lie draws a wealth of knowledge. He is quiet and serious, yet when the occasion offers he can match his w it w ill) I he best at Fordhani. llis quietness is exemplified in his dress for he leans to a choice of hrown or grcv. Vn ardent student of politics. In follows the star in his endeavors to he a good citizen. Kris claims that the reason he came to Fordhani was because he "got on the wrong train." hut when those who really know him as a trnlx loyal son of Fordhani hear this remark. thev realize it i-merely a Tolstoi-esquc jest. Kris leans to the biological sciences in his pursuit of know ledge and no doubt will follow the medical profession as sincerely as do the good wishes of his fellows follow him. Whatever his chosen life work, he will he a credit to it. When talent was being distributed. Kris must have been present on more than one occasion, for he has plenty to spare. Diffident almost to the point of shyness, Kris had. while at college, a conservative circle of friends that he could have enlarged had he so wished. Rut with these chosen few he was very popular. Wc arc patientl awaiting the future. FORDHAM 1932 1U9 i s i fcntM. Club. 2. 3 1LLIAM J. M CFW ICZ. H.S. DON liOSCO I'KKI’ KATOKY SCHOOL I 101 it long years have passed since Hill first I shook off the idle gestures of a boy and took upon himself the character and pursuits of manhood. Reaching the gates of Ford ha m. new to the trials of manhood's estate. Hill found within its i walls the crucible to fire his temper to the full man. hen the final post, marking the approaching goal has been passed, few of us can truthfully say. "I have done well." Hut Hill is one of these lucky ones. In the midst of every distraction he has w rung from each course I he last drop of knowledge. Vmong us he has e er represented the unpublicized group, known as the real students. Mot that lie appears in the dubious character of a grind, nor wasted away the precious hours of collegiate freedom upon such immaterial and irrelevant affairs as cramming in preparation. On the contrary, for the true student can and does learn without having to refer t such iniquitous forms of self-torment. ith all this scholastic aptitude and e er portion of his attention to detail. Hill has alwavs added the bappy and human faculty of being a regular fellow. To those whocame in contact with Hill, his quizzical little smile could mean all that a full vocabulary would transmit, and more. Hill is leaving us for the greater and more dignified field of the medical profession. It is unnecessary to say he will succeed. Hill cannot fail. FORDHAM 1932 ILLI M r. KI IIN. .|{. IIEGi HIGH SCIIOOI. Bii.i. was born in tin Hronx upon a wild and windy day and lias remained wind ever since. s evidence of this. lie will object to almost any thing. with or without good reason, lie i- a continual and diligent searcher after knowledge and is forever seeking the "why" of things. His favorite subject is historv and lie would often like to him himself in old and forgotten manuscripts, tie cannot satisfy this craving since the anxious librarian fears for their integrity after Hill IkhI perused them for a time. Hill has a very keen ambition to own and use a large complete historical lihrar where lie would he belter able to continue his habitually interesting writings upon historical subjects. W hen the least opportunity is afforded him. Hill will insist upon holding forth to great lengths against Volstead s poor attempt to uplift a "weakened mankind. ' Despite this personal antipathy for legislative fanaticism Hill would clearly love to organize a crusade of his own. He would prefer to he a sincere teacher, with a Doctorate—in w hich fortified position lie would-disseminate culture and real common sense to the whole world, as lie thinks it is sadly in need of these perfections. A storm center is a balmy bower compared to Hill when arguing. One may he sure that he will he firm in anything he may choose to defend, and that defense will he with reason. FORDHAM 1932 .. I I | I I Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Harvester (.lnh. 2. .1, I ice-President. I Hughes Debating Sovietv. I. 2 Mimes and Mummers. 3. I Officers Club. 3. I ice-Fivsident. I I ice-President Freshman ClassSoilihity. I. 2. 3, I llanystcr (Hub. 2. . I H. O. 7 . ('. OfJi vrs Club. 3. I Hand. I. 2. 3. I I rack. I. 2. 3. I Cross Country. I. 2. 3. Orchestra, I. 2. 3 TIIOM VS (;. LANGAN. A.B. BROOKLYN IMtKPAK TOItY SCIIOOI. Ti often heard of Stewart Manor, hill never did we realize that that quaint Long Island village harbored as line a fellow as Tom. I'or four years. Tommy has traveled from his home town to I-ordham and still he says he likes it. Despite the great demands made on his time hy roinmut-ing In- has found ample opportunity to he a consistent participant in track, the hand, the Harvester Gluh. the orchestra, the Sodality, and the R. 0. T. C. We have sought out Tom often to listen to his stories, which, told as they are. with a half grin oil his face, we never know whether to believe or discredit. Despite Tom's good humor, which is onl disco ered after long association, he has a cry serious side and this finds expression in his application to his studies. While Tom is not a great student we have learned to aluc him as the possessor of a keen analy tical mind, one having the ability to penetrate immediately to the heart of the difficult and then expose the solution in clear terms. In our association with Tom we have often wondered at his er calm and cool way of attacking problems, lie never becomes excited nor can lie ever he so disturbed that his face loses its grave comp isure. Tom has never told us of his intentions for the future. However, need we say that great fame will he his? FORDHAM 1932 192JAMES C. LA PORTA. A.B. WAVEKLY HIGH SCHOOL '■puis keen minded and good nalurcd Noting man A came to ns from the quiet town of Tuekalioe. During the last four years. Jim has traversed the different buildings of the university, leaving in his wake records and accomplishments not to he forgotten I» his classmates or his professors. Possessed of a keen, analytical mind which has often cleared a way startlingly profound difficulties, widely read, and happily tempered by a most delightful sense of humor, lie is valued as a friend and chum hy all who know him. He is not the sort, however, to confine himself to books and scholastic endeavor. Like everv well-balanced man. lie has had his share of extracurricular activities. The Quill Club and Short Story Guild have enjoyed his enrollment, and his proficiency in languages is attested to by his participation in the activities of the French and 1 talian Clubs. Since it would be manifestly unfair to sketch Jimmv without mention of one of his most unique and likable traits, let us suggest that you never give him the opportunity to pun. unless you desire to be blasted to the innermost fortress of your soul by some of the most alarming word plays ever conceived by man. In all seriousness, though. Jim is an earnest, fun lo in0 fellow, and we fear nothing for his future beyond the gates of Fordham. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. J. 2. 3. I Harccstcr Club. I Track. l Inlcrcbiss liusketball. I. 2. 3. I Interclass liaseball. I 194 LKO A. LARKIN, A.B. WIEK HIGH SCHOOL LEO. as an all-around man. has made a most t favorable impression on his friends, for in his tireless pursuit of his ambition, in elass and out. lie has compiled a very enviable record which places him among the best of ns. Psych, ethics, coo and the rest hold no terrors for him hut are just so many necessary obstacles which Leo hurdles in line style. Often we have, when ballled by difficulties, had the advantage of being aided by him w ho uses, tin-stintingly. as much effort in the solution of others problems as lie docs on his own. ll who come into contact with him admire him. No one can den that he i a student of the highest i pe. Besides his unusual success in the classroom Leo has not failed to become popular outside. Athletically inclined, he has participated in basketball. track, golf and baseball, lie has not devoted himself to one -port but. maintaining his ideal of harmonious de elopment. seeks those that are conducive to this end. Leo takes all his sports so seriously that he has the reputation of being capable of becoming a star performer in whatever sport he may engage. His whole-heartedness has ever been present in his associations with his classmates and has resulted in draw ing about him men w ho know him as the ideal friend. This same «{uality. we know, will insure his success in his future life. F O R D H A M 19 3 2SAVKRIO LATTER I. II.S. SU.RSI VN HIGH SCHOOL Olats came to us. four years ago. animated l the same enthusiasm which has carried him to the completion of his scholastic career at Fordham. He can never he said to have failed in exacting the most from any course lie has ever taken. To him they seemed to yield a trifle more than most of us gained from them. His energy demanded it. He is not a tall, rawboned lad. hut is rather thin, and appears frail, though his smooth, even figure reveals a tenacious strength. Ilis hair is dark, also his eves, lie claims to prefer hiologv and organic chemistr to all other subjects, though upon pressure. he admits a sneaking admiration for psv- chology. Handball is one of his favorite diversions. With regard to literature, he considers Dante's Divine Comedy one of the best works ever w ritten. Plays, as a rule, do not interest him hut he admits being an ardent follower of the operatic productions. Characteristically lie possesses a sort of grim Stubbornness animated by adriv ingamhition which is only saved from being an obsession w ith him by the humor with which he recognizes it. He intends to join many of his friends in the medical world. We are sure that great prestige will come to him. Yet. whatever he may become, w herever he may be. wc know that with all the courageous ambition of his character, he cannot fail to gain the objective w hich he has set as his goal. VII Clu Merit Italiar Sts' Clvlr; Club. 2. i club, A 195 FORDHAM 1932I Ini inn (hil). 2. 3 S xinisli Chib. . 2. -I Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Council of Debate. 3. -I St. John llerchmans' Sodality. 3. I SALVATORK J. LAI HO. A.B. CKOSliV HIGH SCHOOL In m ailing tin mam pleasant friendships formed at Rose Hill during the past four years, we shall place our acquaintance with Sal among the f re- most in t he class. Surrounded h a group of intimate friends he was at his hesl and. after a few minute:- with him. a stranger soon warmed to his appealing mannerisms and intelligent conversation. It has been said that he who is to he most pleasing in conversation, must lie most diverting. Perhaps this was the secret of Sal's success for he possessed unlimited information on so mam subjects that once lie started to speak we wanted him to continue. Mthough he hoarded at I'ordham for two and one-half ears he found outside our hallowed gates other interests that proved to have more appeal than Brother Union's delicious dinners. W hen he became a day scholar his marks ascended to new heights. Hence we have reason to believe that the ultimate extrinsic cause of this was some form of inspiration that lie found off the campus. VII of us realize tin main kind deeds lie performed among us. One particularly comes to our mind, hut we know that Sal. because of his modesty, would rather lea e it unmentioned. He was that kind of a fellow, always performing acts of charitx for others, yet desiring no praise fer them. Knowing him as we do. we feel sure that he will reap the greatest rewards. FORDHAM 1932 I9( IJOSEPH LAWRENCE. ILS. DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL E kk university takes great pride in liaving within its walls a strong and deliberate tvpe of Student who unquestionably will teller! credit upon the institution. Such a type is Joe. Preferring to remain in the background most of the time, he emerges now and then and displays a brilliance and ability surprising even to his most intimate friends. Although he has set a high standard in all his studies. Larry s forte is the sciences. It is little wonder that he is fond of this most try ing subject, for be is determined to follow it to success. To those w ho know him he is a firm friend and a worthy companion, always willing to help, regardless of the difficulty. When Joe came to us four years ago. lie left behind him in high school a fine record of athletic conquests, starring in both baseball and basketball. Upon entering Fordham he placed athletics in the background, much to our regret, and devoted all his energy and time to a preparation for bis medical career. Because he is not an active participant does not mean that he has lost all interest in sports. He can be found at every game rendering his whole-hearted support to his Alma Mater. After graduation Larrv intends to continue at medical school. We feel sure that he will succeed and that his name will some day be among the great in that profession. Sodality, 2 Mendel Chib. 2 Chemists' Club. 3 197 FORDHAM 1932I Sodality. I. 2. 2, I 198 I MKS W. LAWSON. JR.. B.S. STATEN ISLAND ACADEMY Jim came to us with tlie reputation of a scholar ami of a basketball player. We who have watched his progress in these respective lines can vouch for his abilit in each. It seems as il his tactics in both of these endeavors resemble each other for he starred defensivel on the basketball court and as an objector in a disputation he was never seriously rivaled. Ilis ruddy color and his desire to be always doing something conveyed the impression that he was a lover of the great open spaces. This fact was often substantiated, for many an afternoon after his last class. Jim could he seen taking a cpiiet stroll through the woodlands of Bronx Park. Despite the life work that Jim has chosen we believe that he will he neglecting his vocation if he r r does not enter politics—not as a candidate but rather as the directing genius or the man behind the throne. Ilis predictions in regard to the various elections in college was uncanny and if this good fortune of his continues he will no doubt be able to capitalize upon it. No amount of persuasion could convince Jim that there was a better college in the world than Pordham. The Maroon was his first love and last love and it is the hope and desire of all of us that his faithfulness be richly rewarded in years to come. F O R D H A M 19 3 2JOHN J. LEARY. JR.. A.B. COLLEGIATE 1’KEI’AKATOKl SCHOOL rpm-: Ram office is usually a cheerful spot, but A when Johnny is present, it is an unusually pleasant place. For three years John's stories have found their way into the pages of the student newspaper. written at first when he was a mere reporter, but ultimately, throughout Senior, composed when he was performing his work in the capacity of one of the Senior members of the News Board. But although John’s Ram charm represents much real effort and service, if does not mean that the sphere of his college career was narrowed to one activity. Any such unwarranted conclusion would he tacitly refuted by the records of intramural sports, for which he evinced great enthusiasm and consummate skill. I n I lie popular pastime of bridge he proved himself to he one of those refreshing and infrequent partners who not only hold powerhouse hands, hut also play them in a style which permits no post mortems. While this brief sketch attempts to set forth how-diverse were John's interests and capabilities, it would be indeed inadequate if it failed emphatically to mention his dominant characteristic—his cheery manner. His pleasantness is always in evidence at the bridge table, on the basketball court, and in his Rani stories. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality 3. I I L. J Ilarvest r ( Iah, I Hughes Debating Smiotv. 2 "Ram.“ 2, 3 . ctvs Hoard. Track, 2. 4 Interrlass Raskethall. 2. 3. I Intprelaws JiasebaU. I I igilunqe Committee. 2 199 Sodality. I Organist. 2. 2 St. I in cm I do Paul Society, 2. I St. John I torch mans' SoJalilv. I Mimes anti Mummers. 2. 2. I Glee Club Ucom mnist. 2. 2. I. Hoard of Pi reel i Os. I French Club. I. 7. Secretary. 2. 2 "Fordltam-France” Editor. 2. I Massachusetts Club. I. 2. 2. I Orchestra. I. 2 Intercol egiate Gtpe Club Contest. 2. 2. Student Conductor. 2, 3 I ini lance Committee. 2 NORM YN T. LEBOKl l A.B. It XKTLE'IT HIGH SCHOOL atohm n 'I'. Leboeuf. There will never lie another like him at Fordham. lie has made his name ami personality, with all its contradictor} qual-ities. famous on the campus, not because of the activities he entered, hut because of the things lie did. and our memorx of them. W e recall him as the rather noisy, spectacular Freshman who immediately proceeded to win our hearts. We remember his infinite capacity for achievement and his well-known outspoken frankness. W e picture him stooped in intense rapture as he soft I strokes the organ keys in the universitv • r J chapel. We recall him directing the Glee (Huh in his Sophomore year on a stage hallowed by the world’s greatest artists, and. again, surrounded b a group of athletes who saw in this slim, cultured youth a real companion who possessed a wealth of knowledge and information. We who know him best realize that hencath his sometimes apparently boisterous exterior is hidden a heart of gold—a font of generosity that cannot be emptied. We firmly believe that in the years that are to he. wo shall not heboid him in the roles in w hit’ll he played while at Fordham. lie will he through with playing, and will have embarked upon far more serious tasks. Mis talents and ability will he employed in the noblest of purposes, and. being recognized b a grateful world, will bring to him rewards far more precious than an wealth. FORDHAM 1932 200PAUL R. LKPHOHON. A.B. BROOKLYN PREIWUATOin SCHOOL A fast stepping Ford roadster drives in the gate, speeds up the road, stops, and Lep calml emerges after another expedition from Brooklyn. Besides being known about the campus as a tourist, he is also a scholar, an enthusiastic Ford-hamite. and a perfect friend. dd to this a proficiency in all his studies, a natural ability in sports, and then wonder how he found the leisure for those special activities which made such generous demands upon his time. A deep abiding faith in friendship, a generous and humorous nature, four years on the Ram staff, and his intimate connection with the various clubs have brought Paul a host of friends. The capacity for accomplishing a great amount of work with facility, the faculty of assimilating knowledge easily, and the ambition to reach a definite objective have made him an outstanding student and have marked his college course with the greatest success. A degree in dental surgery is Paul's goal. As June draws aside the veil of the future, we peer through and behold the distant horizon, rosy with promise and hope. Success beckons! As he goes forth with head high and courage stout, we bid "Godspeed"" to this splendid Ford ham gentleman. May success lead him forward to triumph known and unknown. Often, through the long evening of memory, may he think of the Fordham men who loved him much because they found him true. III III I Sodality. jj. 2. 3. "Ram.' I, 2, 3, Chemists' Club. I French ClUb. 2 Brooklyn-hung Is!un i Club. 2. 3. I M KOON. I I 201 FORDHAM 1932Joseph lo m ono. b.s. sai.ksi n II Kill SOIIOOI. IV'IIEN tl ‘‘ excitement of (anillllCUCCment lias VY subsided and we arc busily preparing ourselves lor next year. Lobo will be enjoying the ocean breezes, for by that time lie will be sailing home to bis ancestral Italy . There, in the romantic eountrv which reared a Leonardo l)a inei. Lobo will learn the various medical means of curing the ills of mankind. Lobo. after his prep school days, spent a year in Europe. He brought a well-broadened mind and strong character to Eordham and. in leaving, lie takes with him a charm wliicli we know no amount of mundane ills can taint, propos of this, is his enthusiasm, which sparkles in any gathering like the soft rays of the sun on the blue sea. The physical sciences, philosophy, and religion are the chief delights in Lobo's intellectual menu. It does not make much difference whether these delicacies arc served on tin platters of the Latin. Italian, l-’rench. or English languages. Versatility is connoted by his every deed, and vet. through his actions there runs a chain which hinds the least significant of them with a very definite purpose. It would be rather futile to look forward to the presence of Lobo at a class reunion. But as time rolls on. and we find ourselves on a world cruise, it will he well worth our while to seek out this chap and enjoy once more the pleasure of his companv. 202 i L_ F O R D H A M 19 3 2ROSARIO F. LOM t RO. .B. i vss h: iiigii school The mm mention of the words. New Jersey, at once conjures up in our mind.' this small, pleasantly countenanced lad from Passaic. Kosie is the type of fellow who combines intellectual develop-men! with a sense of humor and good fellowship toward all. He is not content to let things slide in the ela ssroom. nor is he one to rest until each point is clearly framed in his mind. 'Phis perseverance will go far toward making him a success in later life. Kosie is very active in extra-curricular activities, especially in the debating field, nvone who happens to listen to him wbile In is discussing one side of an argument will depart with the firm conviction that, as far as he is concerned, his views coincide. in every detail, with Rosie's ideas on the subject. The Italian Club is very proud to call him a member and the Spanish Club has been delighted on many occasions by his dissertations on “Don Quixote" and on other subjects of like matter. Despite the great amount of time lie has spent in these activities. Rosie has not neglected his physical welfare. He was a member of the Freshman crosscountry team and was fortunate enough to win his numerals in that sport. Poo. he always managed to find time to play his favorite sport basketball. We will always remember Rosie, the student, flu athlete, and the good friend to all. FORDHAM 1932 i, Soiluliiv. I. 2. 3. 4 Council of Dclrjir, 3 Hi Morion. Spanish Club. I. 2 Italiati Club, .?i Yen Jersey ('.Irib. I, 2. 3. i 20.1 So(Lilii I. 2. 3. Freshman Forum Intenlnss Baseball. I. 2 Interclass Bashetlmlf. 3. I WILLIAM R. LONERGAN. .B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL Hvi’CitiiOLE. we are fold, is an easx fault in which to fall, when describing a tried and true friend. Rut in Bill’s ease such is ini| os.sihle. for in few words can adequately express the perfections of our genial coiiipanion. It seems that Ins predominant characteristic was a whole-souled energx and enthusiasm that laughed at difficulties and saw in obstacles only another step to greater glory. To the classroom lie brought a dogged ness of purpose, accompanied h a clarity of vision, that made the most difficult problem as child’s plax in his hands. To the intramural athletic field he brought a fullness of courage and a thoroughness of wisdom that left bis opponents amazed and bewildered as seemingly impossible plays clicked beneath the precision of his control. To evcr class social function he carried a broad spirit of humor and pla that made him alxvavs the xxelrome companion and genial host. To the battle of life he brings a sterling character, a mind sharp to razor-edge. a x ill not to lie swayed from a correctly determined policy. I'ordham knows him for a true man and a loyal son: posterity shall know him for all this and more, ami knowing him. shall come to respect and honor him as we did. To sax. then, that success must follow in his path would be superfluous: for it xvould be but repetition of the assurance that the very qualities of the man have given ns. FORDHAM 1932 201ARTHUR P. LOUGHRMV. .B. FOR I) HAM I'KEI'VK Toin SCHOOL vrkn was it our particular pleasure to gather ■ " around when rtie was about l« mimic some well-known figure of the campus or of the political world. Idle the perfection of his art engulfed u-iu laughter, we could not help hut advert to the keen observation of character and sense of humor that was the foundation for his dialogues. read) wit and affectionate laugh captivated all who came in contact with him. and we do not exclude from this his mans friends of tin fair sex. A versatilitv sought by others in vain marked Artie’s activities on the campus. ith the brush of a Raphael he could portray the various emotions on canvas which glowed and came to life under his skillful touch. Many a time we have seen on the bulletin board his excellent portrait of some fair damsel, painted with the creative genius of an El Greco. On the diamond. Artie was our pitcher and no stint of energy, or no duty left undone, held him from his desired goal. In the classroom or lecture hall no fanciful llight of a Shelley or trick of metaphysics remained uncrystallized in his clear perception. What rtie's ultimate goal must be cannot be doubted: success alone can answer his qualifications. In what line of action he chooses this success shall be. wc dr not know. That problem alone still awaits a solution. Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Bast frill. I. 2. 3. I In Unions Bmketba I I 'reshnuin For u in I. 1.2. 3. I 205 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. I. 2. 3. I I j i f Cross ('.ountrv, I LAWKKNCK .1. LUCKY. B.S. SETON 1IV1.I. IMtEPAKATOKY SCHOOL 1 v llowing an ancient Freshman tradition. Larrv was wont to search along Fordham Hoad and tlironi'li Bronx l ark for adventure. But when that period of adolescence was over, the essays of Cilhcrl K. Chesterton occupied his evenings. It is to this author and his course in philosophy that some credit must he given for Larry's becoming intellectual. Intellectual ho is. with depths of knowledge no course or professor has sounded. Kirin in the belief that scholasticism knows no wrong. Larr refused to mix his frivolous moments with his struggle for truth. Kxactness and a desire for system are traits readily distinguishable in him. Although not endowed with the creative genius of a Burbank but still a lover of beauty. Larr has developed flowers for his own delectation and that of his friends. Larry is a short story writer, and constantly demonstrates his talents as a litterateur. Me combines the expressive beauty of Scott with the form of Macauley and the action of Cooper. Yet the short story is not alone among his literary accomplishments for. as an essayist. Larry is a combination of Newman and Belloc. It is Larry’s linn opinion that to attend a dance is the best and easiest way to ruin an evening. Withal, when Commencement day is over, we know that the world is not taking unto its bosom just another college graduate but Larry—a personality unique. 206 FORDHAM 1932JOHN V. LY NCI I. .B. kegis high school 4 Johnson or a Goldsmith has ome to life in this sturdy, merry fellow. You ''ill find him following conversation with a twinkling eve and then, at some point, with the sparkle in his c e more pronounced, he will speak and lead the group in the laughter that ensues, lie has a sense of humor that finds its expression in his wit and its source in his optimism. His reputation as a humorist finds its equal in his fame as a litterateur. Steeped in t he literal ureof the medievalists, his writings in the Monthly owe their value and appeal to a spirit ualitv characteristic of this period. The man is versatile. He can write a stor haunting in the beauty of its imagery, and in the next moment will pen a piece of gloriouslv mad buffoonery. Though chubhv in build, he has a speed and uimhlencss that serve him well in sport. It is intriguing to see him go down the field with the ball, his legs churning madly in a burst of speed that discourages pursuit. His wind was sound as his mind, and his feet as sw ift and nimble as his wit. But this humorist ami litterateur is more dear to us as the friend. Ever calm, tolerant and considerate. he has all the qualities of the true comrade, and the twinkle in his eye is the reflection of the loving and lovable humor in his heart. Sodality, i ” Monthly" 3. Makoon. 207 FORDHAM 1932Mendel Club. 2 French Club. I m Jersey Club. I. 2. 3 L. DOUGLAS VfcBRIDK. B.S. 1 1111.I.ll’SItl KG HIGH SCHOOL rpHoroii coming from a school far removed from I- Lord ha m. we discovered in Dong a young man alread possessed of that line polish so typical of the true Fordhamitc. He may not have heen a scholastic leader, hut this was overshadowed h his perseverance, ready wit and unfailing good humor. If one desired knowledge concerning any rule or variation of football, no matter how obsolete it may have heen. he consulted Doug for full information. Ilis knowledge pertinent to that sport placed a connoisseur in our midst at an opportune time, that of our reign on the gridirons. Four vears have been more than enough to give • r r us a clear concept of what an acquisition the world outside will receive when Doug's college days are over. First, an irresistible naturalness, which, in this age of sham, means so much: and then a mask of quiet reserve coupled with a youthful appearance. quietness that seems to he horn of an inner dignity regulates all his actions. Outstanding gentlemanliness distinguishes him upon every occasion. No matter how strongly he may feel, his language and actions are ever gentle. c r ty ll«’ departs from college as quictlv as he came and leaves in the hearts of his schoolmates only affectionate memories. Such a youth we must always admire. That his character shall bring him success in early life, we have not the least doubt. FOR DH AM 1932 20KGKOKGK I). McBRIDK. B..S. IMIILLIPSBl KG HIGH SCHOOL Don is one of New Jersey's small town produets. who has never fallen into the pseudo sophistication of the hi" city. Mis diligence and perseverance in his studies we know from the fact that he becomes a confirmed and bona fide recluse for a period of four or five days preceding an examination. You can usually be assured of his success or failure 1 the sparkling or dismal expression of his face after emerging from the scene of his endeavors. But it is not frequent that we find Don's countenance expressive of scholastic worry, for such preparation cannot go unrewarded. Being of a quiet and retiring disposition, he nevertheless has a humane and romantic side to his nature, which finds nourishment in extensive and intensive reading. Like studying, reading matter cannot be too serious for him. and the more effort it requires to he digested, the more he seems to enjoy it. Not infrequently has he supplied fellow Students with literary matter suitable to their courses. Me believes that such thorough reading is the most favorable method of acquiring that knowledge which is so well manifested, when one draws him aside and engages him in conversation. Endowed with such a zealous nature and with an exceptional strength of character, we can he certain that Don will strive lor. and attain, the goal which lie has set before him. We give him our best wishes. Sodalit) r. L 3 alpinists' Club. Mendel Club. 2 209 F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sothiliiv. I. 2. 3. I "Rain}' . 2. 3. I R.OJI'.C. Officers' Club. 3. I Freshman One- let Pin v i). kdwakd McCarthy, a.h. AVIRR HIGH SCHOOL Dii you ever run over lo the Rum office am! see Eddie, that affable, that irrepressible, that good-natured young man who had charge of the reference board on the university paper? If you didn't, you can say to yourself. ‘I have not lived." For Eddie is the epitome of zeal and the acme of ambition. 11 is military ability is not unknown to his comrades in the R.O.T.C. In his Senior year, Ed was appointed Major of the Corps. Immediately he took up his duties in such a manner that it seemed to us that the destiny of the whole army rested on his slender shoulders. Rut soon we discovered that this was only a manifestation of his seriousness and able leadership. Ed was not really so reserved, but he was of such a nature that many of us did not understand him. He established a unique record during his last two years, a record that will go down the long corridors of Fordham history and he admired by cverv student of business administration. He accomplished what seemed to us to be impossible, by actually working out the problems in that subject and obtaining the correct answers. We cannot blame his presence in our midst on anything except the Third Avenue Elevated. At present, though, we feel that we should sit down and write a letter to the Transit Commissioner, thanking him for such a favor. 210 FORDHAM 1932M l KICK .1. MCCARTHY. JR.. .B. ISVANDEK CHILDS HIGH SCHOOL WfEcall him '"I'lie Bullet.” It fits, After lie's left Yt Rose Mill, whether lie'll he working, lighting, playing the role of a man-ahout-town. or a hard-driving leader of men. associates will always In-greeting Maurice as "Bullet." n tendency to divorce the name from the wearer for the sake of academic propriety would he as supinely graceful as the brave decisions of the ''Timid Soul.” Maurice is a born extrovert. He is witty in the modern tradition, direct and precipitate—wherefrom the name poised, and engaged in activities ranging from the cultural field of song to the more practical one of business and the more exciting one of collegiate football, wherein he found an outlet for his abundant energy. It is nothing less than logical that his personality assume the nature of the heroic and that the magnetism which proceeds from his personality he the brazen shield of his Christian knighthood. The apparent redundancy of the pen in insisting that Maurice is first, last and always a man's man. is lue to the influence of that compelling awareness of him which he always evokes. Such an abundance of everything good must affect, with its own vitality, even this short biographic note. May that youthful enthusiasm never die, or tin-crisp. crushing name by which we've hailed him. '"Phe Bullet.” And may success attend his every stef) even as good cheer has attended his every word. Sodality. 3. Insist ant Prefect. I limes and Mammon;. 2. 3 ”Kani." 3 (dee Club; 2. 1 1 M Roo j 3, i divert isms Manager. 4 Football. 7. 2 Busktlbuh. I ColJ. 3. I Swimming. I. 2 I arsitv Play. 2. 3 Intercollegiate (dee Club Contest. 2. 3. I I igilancel Committee. 2 FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 1. 2 Tennis. I. 2. 3. Captain. I Interdass Toot ball. 2 Baseball I. 2. 3 Freshman One- let Flay llrooklYU-Lon« Island Club. Dance Committee. 3. Dane ■ Chairman. I ■VLBERT B. McCLOSKKV. A.B. ItKOOKIAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL THROi’Giioi t our years spent at Rose Hill we have all made the acquaintance of many and varied tvpes of fellows, the grind, the athlete, the social favorite, the politician and main others. But it was not until we were well through college that we realized that among our classmates there was one who seemed to embody the best of each of these types. l was a grind only in the sense that before an exam he could cram with such favorable results that he was always among the leaders when the marks were published. Ilis large number of admirers in the neighboring colleges, readily attracted to his pleasant company, and his many college friends, prove the stability and loyalty that he possesses. On the athletic field, we find that A1 has attained the highly respected position of captain of the tennis team. This honor was a merited one. for he had worked hard against the gtiffest opposition for three years and proved his mettle by his courage and tenaciousness. We remember him as the winner of the chairmanship of the Brooklvn-Long Island Winter Social, a much coveted honor, and one that is entrusted only to a Senior of the highest integrity. It is apparent that VI possessed perfect balance in his make-up. W e can truthfully say that no one of our acquaintances gave greater omen of his future success than our friend and associate. Al. F O R D H A M 19 3 2j wies k. McDonald, jr.. a.b. RIO VNT iik;ii SCHOOL Jim is one of those big. silent men from Long Island. He is si feet, two inches tall, and of slim. wiry build. Has a weakness for fine automobiles. Drives a flashy sport roadster of his own. and will stand enraptured for hours, gazing at the handiwork of some automobile manufacturer. At lirst glance, he appears to be a serious, worrisome chap until he runs across something humorous, then a hearty guffaw shakes every inch of him. Mild in manner, quiet in disposition, he is a wee bit sin until it becomes necessary for him to defend his tenets. I his he does with the thoroughness and preciseness of a scientist. Mot that he is one: in fact, he doesn't like science. He smokes cigarettes habitually, dresses conservatively. and is invariably clean shaven. He likes to dance, and. at one time, was an inveterate ' Tiger Rag" fan. itli his side kick. Nagel, he is P r c a charter member of the taxicab brigade on Jerome Vvenue. Frankness i his most outstanding characteristic. He is never afraid to express his opinion of anybody or on any thing. Jim is a good student, and. though he approaches his examinations a bit pessimistically, alwavs comes out on the safe side, ftcr such a portrayal of his character, we hardly need to say what we are saying now. that Jim is a gentleman and a scholar, a personage as silent as Coleridge's painted ocean, and as steadfast as Gibraltar itself. lironklvii-iumn Islnml .hilt. 2. .J. I FORD HAM 1932Sodality. 1. 2, .'i. I Connecticut Club. I. 2. 3. I I I 211 W II I.I VM C. McDON LD. V.B. CROSBY HIGH SCHOOL Bn.i. i another representative of the state of Conneeticut: being one of her ardent supporter-. lie is often seen in a heated dehate regard-ing the relative merits of the different sections of the country. lie is small in stature but large enough in everything else. I le has a quick, alert mind hut docs not -light details, remaining with his work until he has made it u part of himself. Bill is never at a loss for a quick, comprehensive answer on any subject he has studied. Many times he has been a source of relief to his friends who do not possess his qualities to such a high degree. Bill is one of the belter tennis players in the school. In Freshman and Sophomore years he was a niainsta on the tennis team. Ilis opponents will vouch for his aggressiveness ami for the force which is so prominent in his game. Oft have we watched Bill drive one to the baseline or smash the hall to an irretrievable corner. Usually he came out on the long end of the score. Bill will he long remembered at Fordham as the jaunty, well poised chap, strolling swiftly along to one of hi classes, with a broad smile and a cheery greeting for all. K very one is going to expect great things from him. and we are sure he will be a huge success in w hatever field he may select for his future endeavors. FORDHAM 1932joiin p. McDonnell, .il GEORGETOWN IMtEl’AKATOlO SCIIlKil. tythkn Jack was voted the most debonair man V? in tlie class by his fellows, tliev could not have made a better choice. All the qualities contained within the comprehension of the term are his. and all those characteristics which have made him one of the most likable and agreeable men on the campus. We found him in the very thick of those activities which were Fordham's and. in them all. he carried himself w ith that calm demeanor w hich has raised him so high in our esteem. Although he never associated himself with any particular organization, he has ever been a leader in campus activities. Me was assistant manager of the football squad. Interclass teams could depend on his speed and skill on the basketball court. In Sophomore, remembering the harrowing initiation w hich lie had undergone. Jack was a righteous vigilance committee man. Probably his greatest athletic love is tennis; he had a cannonball service and a brilliant net game. When all is said and done, though, we have liked him for himself rather than for the things he has accomplished. W e have liked his smile, his easy ways. We admired his tact, his manner: we appreciated his humor, his comradeship. In spite of the tinge of envy we felt for all those desirable traits, which we ourselves lacked, he maintained and increased our regard and affection for him because lie was a man. Sodality. I. 2. 3 Tennis. 2 Interclass odskethall. I I 'iff lance ConitniUee. 2 luwtball, Assistant Manager, I 215 FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. I. 2. i. I IlllghcS Debuting Serfetv. I. 2 Mimes ami Munmieif. 2 I'lnxslioft. I “Ham." 1. 2 llmoklyn-Long Island Club. 3 I 'roshmnn One- let I‘la vs iddl. [ssistunt Manager. I Stage Crete. 1. 2 JOHN I McC NN. A.B. VIKR IIIGII SCHOOL iii'.n on ' thinks of Jark then comes to mind the practical application of Horaces A urea Mediocrity .’ lie i a well rounded student, placing the proper proportion and emphasis oil both the intellectual and the social phases of college life, lie compiled a most creditable record for scholastic endeavor in a most nonchalant manner. ilh never a complaint at the work to he done or ,i hoasl when it was completed, lie derived the greatest possible profit from college. cluated by a desire for know ledge, and not by hope of academic glory, possessed of an inquiring mind that penetrated beyond the superficial and the glib. Jack is unusually well equip| c l to succeed in life. If is omnivorous reading carried him to serious hut diversified fields: his detailed knowledge and mental keenness have more than once confounded opposing debaters. Yet. all this i hidden beneath a modest exterior. It is to this unusual eomhination that much of his popularitv can lie attributed. Jack, though serious by nature, i . most appreciative of good humor, and has helped to brighten many a day. lie i a likable fellow with a with circle oI friends. Ilis is. in fine, a discriminating nature. selecting tin best in music and the other arts. gentleman of the fir t water. Jack will he a lit standard hearer of the traditions of the I niversity in the business world. FORDHAM 1932 2 H»VRTIIIR .). lcGL MS. V.B. sr. JOSKI u‘s high ciiooi, 4 Kim k came lo us from the Garden State, hail-- in" from the busy city of Paterson, lie is one of the neatest fellows in the class. always presenting a well-groomed appearanee. I nderlying that is a charming personalia which made for him mam friends among his fellow students. rlie i- chiefly recognizable by his e ccllent singing voice. This was proved to us in the vcr first days of acquaintance when he made the (ilee (Huh in his Freshman year, a feat that is accomplished h few. lie can he heard al am hour of the day humming the latest song hit or singing the ballads that so appeal to him. He combines his cheerfulness with an alert mind which will he a great help to him in the business career he intends to follow. His ready answer for every question asked has always been a source of amazement to his fellow students. None of the professors can ever say they have found Vrtie wanting in the correct answer to their hardest questions. He is the ideal student and gentleman. Ilis marks in his Senior subjects have ranked him among the class luminaries. t the same time no one could ever accuse him of being a grind. We wish him success in business school and his later life. We know that with the qualities which he has exhibited there will be no doubt of his achieving greatness. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. . 2. 3. 4 Council of Debate. 3 (dev Cl ah, I cir Jersey (dub. , J. 3. I I igiltlnce Committee. 2 217Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Intorclass Baskelbnll. 2. 3 iioon Staff. 4 21K ALFRED A. McGOWAN. A.B. X AVI UK men SCHOOL rp i.i. ami slim, with the laughing eyes and smil-A ing lips of the Celt. Born, like the Celt, with a love for life and a zest for living. hcrever he is. von ran hear his laughter, or sense the suggestion of laughter in his eves. His is the laughter of one who finds life worth the living, and the things of life worth the tasting. lie has. too, the tender heart of the Celt that makes him sorrow in the misfortunes of others. He is as quick to sympathize as he is to laugh, and the one is as sincere as the other. Gifted with a wealth of athletic talent, with the poise and grace that are the signs of the natural athlete, he has never used them save for his own purposes. Sj ort. to him. is a game and not a task. He has an intelligence quick to perceive the true and the good, which inspires respect for his opinions. and he has a wit equal to his intelligence. With his intelligence and wit. with his zest and laughter, and with his occasional hent for madness, he makes an ideal companion. W ith his tender and sympathetic nature, his generosity and his loyaltv. with the integrity of his ideals and his courage in following them, he is a friend to he loved. May his love of life and zest in living never die! I FORDHAM 1932JOHN J. McGOW N, Y.B. GEORGE W SHI GTO HIGH SCHOOL vNCE. when we caught Jack in a pensive mood. ' we asked him of what he was thinking and he replied that lie wished there was no such necessity as having to make a success of oneself. Coming from a lad whom we all know is a I read a success, the remark onlv seemed to show that he had established as a criterion of success a standard far abov e an goal that we ourselves might hope to attain. His keen mind was quickly recognized by professors and students alike and his refusal to accept any statement until he was sure of its validity was another proof of his intellectual independence and honesty, so characteristic of the real scholar. It was indeed unfortunate that Jack's duties outside of Fordham’s gales allowed him loo little time to participate in extra-curricular activities, for he undoubtedly would have become a leader in any line of endeavor that lie attempted. But even though his day was well occupied with part time positions and classroom work, he did lend his dignified presence to any and all social events sponsored by Ford ham. Beneath a quiet demeanor we discovered a delightful Irish wit that was ever active and won for him a host of friends. But above all. Jack's most prominent characteristic was his sincerity. Classmates trusted him with their innermost secrets, a supreme compliment, ami one richly deserved by this fine, scholarly Fordham man. FORDHAM 1932Sodality! I. 2. ■i. j Si. I intent tic Paul Sn iefv. 2. Librarian. I Mimes anti Mummers. 2. -'1. Ituanl nf Directors. Mould Clnb. 3 German Club, I HrooUvn.Latin Jslntul ( lab. Dance Committee. I l . (). T. Cl Officers dub. :i. I I nlerclass Baselkill tnitf loot Ini I. 3. I Stage Crcie. I. 2. i.loctrician. .'I. I M koon Sjmrls I 'tlilnr. I JAMKS K. l INK n. B.S. I HR HIGH S IIOOL Tk one would care to meet tin sports editor of this xearliook. or the rhief electrician of the Mimes and Mummers, one need go no further, for here are hoth in the person of Jim. hen he first came to Fordham. Jim was a da student, hut. after a year and a half of eonimuling. he fmalh realized that his dailx jaunt from Flushing was too trying for his small frame. So. for two and a half years, we find him one of Brother Quinn's most popular hoarders. F en though he was a devotee of Morpheus, he always found time to take part inoutsideaeti ities. W hen Jim joined the Stage Irew in Freshman, lie was made an eleetrieian. It washisdutx to pull the switches that ga e the stage its wonderful lighting effects. B Junior lie had won the title of Chief Fleetrician. thleties. however, are Jim's real forte. Mum of us remember that football game in lunior between the Stage ( rew and the Ham Staff, when Jim ran through the entire Ram team, time and again, to make decisive gains, lie was the captain of iiilermural football. Jim is a kindhearted fellow, who is willing to sacrifice his own interests for those of some one else, lie is always read with his sane and cheerful advice, flies are just two reasons why we expect him to he a success when he finally reaches his goal. FORDHAM 1932 2 I’d JAMES II. McK W. H.S. ST. GNES HIGH SCHOOL Jim came uptown to lordliam with every good intention in the world. He was out to do great tilings, hut. when lie saw the size of our class in Freslnnan. he gasped once or twice, and retired into the background. Since that moment lie has heen quiet. He is a companionable fellow, a good student, a keen bridge player and a humorist. W i111 regard to size Jim is not such a big fellow, but. in the dynamic qualities of his diminutive stature, lie packs the pep and the vitality of a dozen two-hundred-pounders. In class he is a restful sort, quiet and unassuming, but with the vast, deceptive calm of a caged tiger, lb can spot a professorial error two days away, ami revels in pointing it out. He came to us on a scholarship, and keeps the high record of his entrance in all the wide variety of courses in the science curriculum. Mac prefers bridge to almost any indoor recreation, but during the season, baseball claims his every free moment. The Giants never had a more enthusiastic fan in New York. For our class team Mac turned in a brand of ball that was unbeatable. The fire and the quiet ambition that have carried him so successfullv through these years at Fordham will surely have some commensurate effect upon his future. Knowing Jim as we do. we believe heartilv and sincerelv that lie will succeed. FORDHAM 1932 Mm,id Club. ; Soiluliiv. I. l I nhrclrfss liusnball. 3. I Interclass Basketball. I Sodality. 1. 2. 2, 4 I igihince Committer. 2 999 EDWARD J. McKENNA, A.B. GREENWICH HIGH SCHOOL a enviable disposition is never an envious one. and in this lies the reason for Ed's popularity. Maintaining as high a scholastic standing as he does. Ed is always besieged with questions by his classmates and it is his unfailing willingness to help solve the various difficulties of his fellow students that marks him as wholly unselfish. This may. perhaps, seem only a trivial thing to mention in looking hack over the whole of a man’s college career, but it is actually an important indication of his character. He who is ready to aid his friend in the difficult and sometimes tedious matter of studies will not he found wanting when called upon by that friend in other circumstances. If Ed were less shy we might have known him much sooner and appreciated the many faceted brilliance of his character. High ratings in one’s studies usually connote effort and perseverance. This is doubly true in Ed’s case: for. with a regularity that only severe illness can mar. he makes a daily journey in from Greenwich. Travel itself is fatiguing enough, but to commute daily and still maintain an admirable scholastic record bespeaks not only a strong and healthy intellect, but also a tremendous amount of will |K wcr and an indomitable spirit. It would take a man more than merely foolish to predict anything but success for the mentally brilliant, physically determined and wholly unselfish Ed. F O R D H A M 19 3 2FRANCIS . MckENN . .B. V IKK HIGH SCHOOL ITiRANK is a serious-minded chap for the most part, and this, at times, has caused him to he upset by trivialities: hut it has worked this good in him. that he has been at all times verv careful and very exact in everything given into his rare. That regard for things in general characterizes Frank in all his relations, he it Ram assignments, a German Club talk, or sodality attendance. However, this auburn haired fellow has his lighter moments and finds his chief diversion in sports, particularly tennis and handball, lie has server! on the weekly as assistant sports editor and spent many joyful hours watching the athletes of his Alma Mater engage with the chosen ones of other institutions. The supreme thrill of his recollection was the victory over the Eagles of Boston College two years ago. That, he says, was the greatest copy lie ever submitted for publication. His most embarrassing moment at Fordham took place at the Freshman One-Act Plays when the "phone in his play refused to ring and hasty lines had to be inserted to cover the missing cue. In the same production poor Frank's light complexion became still more crimson when the prop cigars crumbled in his hand as he vainly strove to light the ancient weed. These are the memories he likes to pore over in his leisure moments; these are part of the happenings that made his college career a time worth living. Soda it v f'Rnm." Cor nut n Fresh nu t, I Cut . Secretary. I i Or o-Act PI a vs . 2, 3 1 t 223 FORDHAM 19 3 2Sot It Mi i}'. I. 2 Minirs ami hinmyrs. 2. 2. I Cliriuist Club. 2- ‘I Mrmh’l Chib. 2. i French Club. I I arsilv OnO- let Clays. I ('lass S err fury. 8 SI a iif Crrtt. 1. 2. 8. I i'rrslmtan Onn- Irt Clays JOHN P. McM N1 S. .B. FOHDIIAM IMtl :i'AIIATOK SCHOOL A I various limes wc conir upon some thing defying description: word- adequately expressing our meaning seem to he non-existent. Thus. descriptive writers can merely hint at the beauties of the (band Canyon, authors ran only outline unusual eharacters. and playwrights ran merely tvpify excessive emotion. Such an item is Mac's hail . Red. scarlet, orange, and diverse other adjectives ha v e been v ainlv cmplov ed to characterize its hue. It has become a well-known landmark ut the campus, its approach heralding a Ford ham activity of some sort, for Mac has been truly a part of his Alma Mater. Despite his diverse interests in Fordham affairs, lie will be better remembered, perhaps, for his own sake. In that indefinable manner possessed by some favored individuals. Mae has firmly implanted himself in the estimation of his classmates. The secret is not in his hard work, or in his willingness to oblige, nor does it seem to lie in his projicnsity for humor. Rather, it is a concoction of these elements. plus an intangible svmpathy and lovaltv. The deeplv solemn, almost sepulchral, expression usually clouding his ruddy thatched countenance apparently challenges a chance observer to discover the slightest trace of risibility. However, this impression is rudely dispelled upon more intimate acquaintance. Mis jov ial disposition seems to forecast a happy and pleasant future, and a proper share of success in his chosen field of medicine. FORDHAM 1932HORACE . McNALLV. mil V IKK II14.II SCHOOL 4 vibilwt ami dynamic personality lias here _ i hern lodged in a body formed to withstand storim moods, lie is earefree .is .1 (A rano. striding hold and laughiuglv across the hoards. Hi- lives to the full joyous moment, with a wave of a con-temptiious hand and a shrug ofa stalwart shoulder. Dark as a raven-haired Moor, and as fiercely partisan in his changing likes and dislikes, heedless of the consequence. lie rushes upon and surmounts (lie obstructions in the path of his headlong advance. No detours appeal to him as a way to a definite end: the direct route, even though it he a dangerous one. is to be preferred. Nor will he hear with any sly innuendo: that, he feels, is the part of a weak and spiteful man. and Horace is any thing hut petty . Force of spirit and hod blend in a unit delicately attuned to the thrill of living, and to it lie lends himself with complete abandon, Blunt and straight come his words with no regard for self or for diplomacy. It is this simple honesty that compels respect and even affection from those who are in no wax kindred in uch emotional exuberance. ith poise gained from mam oratorical ventures. lie assumes the speaker's place and pours forth with characteristic eloquence the words and phrases that verbally convey his ideals. Versatile as a Hampden, lie cloaks himself in the mood of the character assigned for his portrayal and lo. the person lives before you. FORDHAM 1932 I itrsilv 'hi). 1.2.‘I I reslunan One-. Id Wavs, I. Direr tor 2. 3 I (irsitv One-. let I’lavs. I. 2. 3 Inl-rcoflcflial-Onv- -lei I’lav (suites!. 2 Oratorical Contest. I Mimes and Xfuinnnrs. 2,3. I Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Interclass I 'iolhall. 1 22 r,Satin lily. I. 2. 3, llarreslrr ('Ilib. 2. 3. • Hughes Debating Society. 2 Mimes and Mummers. 2. 3. I Flavslio ii 2. 3. 1 "RainI. 2. 3. • Quill Club. 2. C.en stir, 3. I Short Story Cuild. J French Club. I. 2. 3. (treasurer. I I arsity Out»- let Flays. 2. I Freshman One- let Flays "Ravon. ’ I 22( GEORGE T. McNAMAR . .B. ST. CNKS IIICII SCHOOL m might consider the story you have just 1 heard funny, hut relate it to George, and he will have four to tell in return, each twice as good as your pet yarn. Do not get the impression, however. that his only claim to distinction is a gay and happy disposition. Ouitc tin contrary. George is exemplary in his studies: he has taken possession of Kordham in all of its ramifications, and has given the best of himself in her interest. n excellent writer, he has been outstanding in the Ouill Club, the Ram and the dramatic organizations of the campus. Taken all in all. George is a typical Kordham man. self-sacrificing, generous, smiling, a real friend and a worker, lie has discovered how to appU himselftohisstudies without making it savor of drudgerv; how to take a deep and worthwhile interest in all that Kordham stands for. and yet not slight the essentials. Rut it is not alone his pleasant nature, his literary ability, nor even his faeultx for success in study that makes George the fellow that we know. There is something which fuses all qualities into one admirable whole. It is this something which has made him the admirable chap he is. and which, in whatever field he may choose for his lifework. will win for him all the success and glor that such a man deserves. FORDHAM 19320 YI I . McSIlWK. V.B. IKK HICII SCHOOL WE firs! knew "Ownie" as the quiet, shift . little »» forward on the Frosh class team who was always doing the unexpected on the court. .Never satisfied with merely playing a nice team game, he went out and scored most of the points. In Junior ’A. Mac pulled his team out of the cellar ami up to the lop, only to lose out in the finals. In all these games, he was not one to seek the spotlight, nor did he allow the success to go to his head. lie always remained the same old steady "Mac.” The same unpretentious attitude that characterized his actions of the court was t pical of )wen in class or out. While he never sought to distinguish himself, still he drew attention to himself by his understanding of his studies and by his ability to appreciate and solve the problems of his associates. This willingness on his part to co-operate lias done a great deal toward our understanding and appreciation of Owen as a friend. It marks him as a true friend. Mac is preparing to be a pedagogue, and for this profession we feel he is admirably suited. His adaptability to new conditions, his determination to fight to the end. his generosity, amiability and patience ought to arouse admiration in all his future pupils. We know they will come to regard him as we do—the clean player and unselfish friend. 227 F O R D H A M 19 3 2 rit . rrsOY Cfllb. I. 2. 3 bancr Chairman. I Press Club. I. 2. 3. I Purthrnian Sodality- I- "2- 3 Organist. • I rishman Forum I ‘lay.shop. I. 2 “Ham." . 2 'slum Story ( uihj. . 2. peerrtarv. I Spanish Club. I. 2 Track. I. 2. 3 Cross Country. I, 2. 3. Captain. I I atm lass Track. I. 2 I aim lii-s liaskrlbutl. 1. 2. 3 I igi ance Committee. 2 Coif Tram. 2. 3 RICHARD l. MACK. JR.. .B. ST. I’llKPA R ATOItY SCHOOI. In Dirk Mark wr ai Fordham present a man who is destined to I riti fame and eredit upon the seliool as well as upon himself. In his four years at college. lie has ever been among that seleet group of fellows which has everyone's welfare at heart. So. as time goes bx and we pause to reminisce on our days at Fordham. there will be one fare, at least, that will loom up in the background of all our pleasant memories, and that will he the one of I)iek Mark. Dirk has journalistic ambitions, they say. It need not be mentioned. His verx makeup bespeaks it louder than any herald could ever cry. liven now. we ran see Dirk trotting about the campus bent on some errand of good will. hat-ex rr lie does or whenever lie does it. we can be sure that it will he accomplished with the air and demeanor of the "cub reporter who made the grade." When we have left Fordham we will have left behind us the happiest moments of our lives, but we leave with one consolation: we max some dax again meet such a fellow as Dirk Mark, who bx his optimism, epiiek wit and read) smile, took the 'ling out of am worrx r rare that might have befallen us. Due of the most popular fellows on the campus, admired and liked by all. leader in ever) branch of social activity, in demand In nearbx college lassies, and an owner of a serial grace which defies comparison. Ills presence was alwavs welcome at an social function. nd lest we forget the populat'd and prestige of the New Jerscx (Hub is mainlx due to his untiring efforts and hi' valuable decisions. FORDHAM 1932JOSKPII !•;. M vcM i I S. .IJ. It KG I HIGH SGIIOOI. How we ns«'«I to Ircmlilc for the poor professors when Joe would preseul them with a poser in class! I'liis is not lo say. however, that Joe had no other claims to our recognition and affection, for he was to he found in the forefront of any group of Ford ha in men. where his personalit assured him of a hearing. Personality is a hard word to define, in general, hut easy to describe in Joe's case. W • apply the word to him because he was engaging in wit. generous in disposition, and gifted with a ready smile sometimes revealing a hit of the blarney. We arc not letting vcu in on a secret when we sav that the element of hlarne has held the same charm for others fairer than ourselves. It is consonant with Joe's character that he has his life work already mapped out and ordered. e who know him waste no time wondering whether lie will succeed as a doctor; our only question is. whether or not he will attain international prominence. We know that we may he overshooting the mark in our ambitions for Joe. hut we are sure of one thing Joe is a man capable of filling a large order, lie has all the talent required for success in the profession. Some day we are going to say proudly of him. "Why. I once sat next to l)r. MacManus when he was only a student at Ford-ham. ' Snilalilv. |y. 2. 3. I Glee Ciuhl 1. 2. 3 Chemist ' Club. I Mendel Club. I Associate Editor. "Culnnuth3. I Inten olleoiale (dee Club Contest. 2 229 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. . 3, Secretary. I Council oj Debat.'I. I Hughes Debating Society. I. 2 Spanish Club, I. 2 Assistant Manager. Track. I igi amc Committee. 2 Dehat tag learn. 2 nterc ass Track, 2 ARTHl R (;. MADDKN. A.B. KKGIs HIGH SCHOOL IT is a very difficult matter to write fittingly about rtie. first. because of the deeds which we have to describe, and secondly, because rtic has. as one of his finest characteristics, a modesty that blushes at the shadow of even deserved praise. Soil remains for iis to steer the well-known middle course, and. while adequately describing rtie. yet leave him completely unofFended. You w ill notice that in rtie s activities we have listed Sodalitv lirst. and. in Artie’s case, it well deserves to be so placed. For he was not content to he merelx a member, hut was also an active one. He was promineiitb connected with the Student Activities Guild and was often to be found at a downtown settlement house refereeing basketball games, and in general, amusing the boys who came there under his care. His work in that respect has made the name of Ford ham honored in that district. In the classroom. Vrtie was conscientious and hardworking. These qualities, coupled with an exceptional amount of gray matter, united to make him a leader of his class, as a glance at any of the past three Fordhani Catalogues will casilx testify. Oil tin intcrmiiral athletic field, rtic enjoved a game of touch-tackle football as well as tin next, and his enthusiasm in pla alwavs marked him as a welcome companion. FORDHAM 1932 230THOMAS F. M IIER, V.B. WILSON HIGH SCHOOL " '■' it hat men are known l y the deeds they do." sonic erudite once stated, probably not ha -ing Tommy Maher in mind. But when we here at Fordham muse over the age-old proverb and attempt to apply it to one of our number, we must of necessity apply it to Tom on the face value of his achievements, both social and scholastic. Known to practically every student in the college as the President of the Athletic Association, and as Chairman of the Student Council, which was reorganized through his unquenchable determination. Tom Maher enjoys the reputation of a man who has faced his work with eagerness, and completed it with satisfaction. His popularity argues that his efforts in our behalf have not been unappreciated. A friendly smile and a nod of recognition from practically every Fordham student whom he passes on the campus is Tom’s reward. Of his social contacts on and off the campus, we need only consult those with whom he spent his free time. At dances, occasional parties, in the midst of boarder "hull sessions" ami at the big games, Tom invariably lent a welcome air of joviality, always matching his wits, when the opportunity arrived, with his more voluble friends. In his company, we have found wholesome fun at all times, for Tom Maher never forgot that he was a Fordham man. and consequently, a gentleman of the first order. Sodality, J 2, 3, I Athletic Association. lJrestdent. I Student Council, President. I St. .John Bqrcnnums' Sodality. I. 2. 3. I Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 2. 3. I Orchestra. I. 2. 3. 4 Basketball. Assistant Manager. I Tennis. Assistant Manager. I 231 FORDHAM 1932i | Sodality. 1, 2. 2. I Mimes ami Mummers. 2. .1. I Stage ( reie. 2. . 3. t Spanish Club. . 2. :i. i 1 lirookl xn-Lon g Island Ciub. 1 2,2 1 JOHN I'. MALONKY. V.H. avii;u men school John's good humor is contagious and. like most things of such kind, soon infects whole areas. There is no one who can escape John's good ua-lured remarks. “Life is what ou make it. brother. So smile." And all do. forced by John's sallies. Over the campus comes John. All present await a witty remark and then the group, whether seriously discussing baseball or "ps eh." laughs w hole-heartcdly. The gloom chaser departs: his work is done. W Idle John is well known and liked for his pleasantness, he is also the possessor of main other admirable qualities. In the sodalities, in the Mimes and Mummers and especially while in the Stage Crew, where he labored tirelessly. John has won the respect of all for his perseverance and inexhaustible itality. furthermore. John is a keen student, delighting especialU in his pursuit of "Psvch." which he confidentially swears he will never catch, for it deals with "spirits, and that is one thing that throws me." Hut John has "caught" with his classmates and is a welcome addition to am group. Ilis pleasantness and good humor arc his introduction, the memory of his cheerfulness and good-fellowship "ill be his imitation to call again. Viter leaving hordham. John will go on and. in whatever field lie will choose, he "ill make good for we know that his pleasantness ill conquer all. FORDHAM 1932SIMON T. M VI.ONKA . .H. C VTHKDK VI. COLLEGE j vti rally quiet and retiring. "Si" lias a char-- ' aeter which. perhaps, all have not learned to appreciate. To most of his classmates, lie was hut a congenial, likable acquaintance. Ivver cordial to all. lie di«l. howev er, prefer to retire to Ins circle of close friends: to them. Si was much more than just a genial chap. His was an understanding and a Sympathy that linked his friends to him by a bond of deep affection and admiration. Si confined his attention to his studies rather than extra-curricular activities, and his accomplishments in that line more than repay him for his application. However. In bv no means lacked Fordham spirit, for. even if he was not a member of many activities, at the same time there was no Fordham activity which did not w in from him an intense interest in all its endeavors. He has the faculty of accomplishing things in an unassuming way. He has the will to stick to the most unpleasant tasks until they are finished, and tiie talent and ability to achieve the most difli-cult. dded to this, his faculty for forming lasting, if not too numerous, friendships marks Si as a rounded man with the requisites for success in any path. We can but wish him a continuance of the success he has achieved at Fordham. We know he will win a place in his chosen field which will reflect credit on his Alma Mater. FORDHAM 1932Chemists' Chib. 3. I Mendel Club. 3 Club. 2. 3. I WILLIAM J. MANCAN. A.B. W IKK HIGH SCHOOL Bus" Maiigan has that unique hut vague quality. which sports writers and sports enthusiasts call "color." It is diflieult for us to describe t« those who do not know him. exactly in what Bib’s ‘‘color’" consists, hut we might make a Stab and say. ”it’s the things he does and the way he does them." Many a time we have found ourselves rooting for him to win. from that memorable occasion four years ago. when, as a Freshman, we watched him in a boxing exhibition with a Sophomore fully twice his size, until the last time he tried to bluff a traflic officer out of giving him a ticket, llis self confident manner of dealing with people and problems was one which attracted us to "string along” with him. In the course of his career at Fordham. Bib has taken a prominent part in the affairs of the campus. 'I ime and again his familiar figure has appeared—leading the attack on the goal posts after some glorious victory, cutting a wide swath on the dance floor or amusing a group of listeners with liis rapid-fire humor and dialect. In later years, anv memories of college days and ¥ • “ J college pranks will immediately recall memories of Bib Vfangan. for no exploit was complete without him. FORDHAM 1932 lJOHN J. 1 YNMNG. V.B. FOR I) It M PREPARATORY SCHOOL Jack approaches graduation with the -a I is far I ion of having made many friends. Feu there are indeed who can not claim his acquaintance. But. to really know Jack, it was necessary to he one of the favored circle of his intimate friends. To all who knew him even Imt slightly. Jack was a humorous, cheerful, swnpathctic chap. However, one had to he more than an acquaintance to appreciate the vein of seriousness, the love of his fellows and the constant willingness to help a friend that formed the character of Jack. The name of John Manning docs not lead all the rest in scholastic averages, hut to the credit of the man is listed an education that not all obtain. The number of his extra-curricular activities ma not he large, hut it can nevertheless be said of Jack, that there was no Ford ha m activity or Fordhain affair which was denied his interest, or lacked his support. In short. Jack has not sought glory . He has done things in a quiet way, hut his education has made him a rounded man. fit to hear the stamp of the Fordhain graduate in any walk of life. Our friendship with Jack is one that we have valued highly and will ever value. It is with the deepest regret that wc look forward to parting with him. But we know that we shall hear his name often, as he w ins each new success. 235 FORDHAM 1932Suiniminii Irani. 1. 2. ■I llaml. I Inh'n loss l}ii rlnill. !i. I i;d kd c. m rkky. .h. POKDIIVM l RKI» K TOKY SCHOOL As the vears pass l» . there is one picture that - will remain fresh in our minds. It is the picture of l .d scattering a crowd of late arrivals as In-sped into the campus at one minute of nine and completed another record run from the wilds of Cit Island. The arrival of the little green roadster which has been well named the "Cit Island K -press." was ever tin signal for the last mad dash to class. Hut. though Kd always came to school in a rush, in his other activities he was much more eas -going and leisurely. I ’d w as alw avs aide to liiul time for a quiet game of bridge. The g mnasium and the sw imming pool found him a constant patron. If it is true that he never got to school too early, it is likewise true that he never left early. The love for the water which lie. no doubt, gained at his Island home was shown h his affection for the swimming pool. We shall always remember the form he displaved in a daring Hip from the springboard and the time which lie turned in for the lifts yard breaststroke. Kd has brought no little glor upon I'ordham h his feats in the tank. Parting with Kd will mean the end of mam pleasant houis together. Hut we know that, as he has won us. so will he win mam other friends. 2V FORDHAM 1932JOHN J. M VKH . B.S. CHRISTIAN BROTHKRS VC I)K.M 4 LTHOl CH hr comes from the small town of ewton Hook. New York, there is nothing small-town about John. In him we see the go-getter. full of determination and grit, who is at the same time an entertaining and amiable companion a superabundance of commendable qualities. No sooner had lie journeyed down from the mountainous regions of upstate New York, than Jolium made his worth felt at Fordham. lie was a leader in his State Club, one who was active as a founder, and still more active as the capable bolder of the offices of Secretary and President in his Junior and Senior year respectively. His devotion to I’ordham and Fordham activities is manifest in the list of clubs and societies in which he enrolled. However active John was in the extra-curricular field, he always managed to keep well up among the leaders in the class. Nor did he neglect sports and recreation, lb- was a member of the intramural baseball league, and a regular performer on the handball courts. John has chosen medicine as his life work. A man with such ideals as John will never fail in such an undertaking, lie is another son of whom Fordham can well be proud. If good w ishes are of am avail, then John w ill succeed. | 1 1 ) I M l Cariheniah Sndnlitv. I. . ..3. I St. John Urn liman's $n falit I Chemists' kdlibl J Mrndrl Chib. 2 French Club, I I pstate ('lab. Secretary. 2. I resident. I lass Jia: Intercla seball. I. 2 237 FORDHAM 19 3 2Cbv Club. .'I !$riMtklvn?Long Island Club. 2. ul. I Hand. K Y |()MJ J. M ASSIMINK, V.K. RIC S II s IIU.I. HIGH SCHOOL nd now. ladies and gentlemen, we have the pleasure of presenting, over a national hookup. Ka "’Mass ' Massiniine. Kay is of stocky hnild and stands about live feet ten inches in height, lie has straight black hair which lie parts in the middle, in keeping with his ultra collegiate manner. Kay is the original "college" type, in some respects, as portrayed throughout the country. Plays a saxophone, but doesn’t croon, lias been playing over a national hook-up recently in a popular orchestra. Has a weakness for bright ties and ravioli. Smokes cigarettes with the air of a connoisseur. Kay is a conscientious student and applies himself to his studies whole-heartedly. Deeply contemplative by nature, he has a slight tendency to be shy. but loses it ipiickly on becoming enthused over am subject. Of a pleasing personality, he makes friends easily and holds their respect permanently. Has ambitions to become a doctor but will probably be leading his oyvn orchestra in the next feyv years. Kay hails from the "City of Churches." Krooklyn. the home of gentlemen. We like Kav. lie slums that jewel of virtues, consideration for his fellow men's feelings, in his every act. Strike up the band. Kay. the fan mail yvon’t be lacking, yye feel sure. We yyon t say . "goodbye." but just "so long, since yye hope to see and hear you again. 238 FORDHAM 1932LAW HENCE .1. M TTKRN. R.S. KECIS HIGH SCHOOL AT vttek and form, atoms and molecules, ami - everything that even remote!) touches upon his beloved chemistry have been a jo to "Matt." Man) have been the hours that he has spent in the chemistry la bora tor analyzing compounds for the sheer pleasure ol it. This love for his work was carried into all his undertakings, and its influence is reflected in the record of his achievement. Of his scholastic record he may well he proud. most learned man of exceptional scholastic worth—such is the personage of Matt. It has long been a source of keen delight to hear him surprise a professor with some little known fact or obscure detail casually brought to light or nonchalantl) mentioned. Moreover, he is as intellectually versatile as he is scholarly. He will discuss the Democratic chances for the presidency as readily as he will dissertate on the merits of a new refrigerant. The legal profession will occupy his time in the future, and we are sure that his collegiate success has been but a foreshadowing of still greater accomplishments. Quiet, reserved, and never too much in evidence, lie nevertheless exerted a profound influence upon his classmates. W e respected him more for his sincerity than for his scholarship, more for his straight-forwardness than for his learning, and so to him we extend our heart-felt congratulations and a cordial but regretful farewell. FORDHAM 1932 1 1 I £ !! 239Senior II fl; Committee Sodality. I. 2. 3. I “Ramr I. 4 A I Trench Club. 2, 3. Sorrofwy. I lirooklvn-l.ond Island ('.ah. 2. 3. I’resident. I II. (). I. C. Officers' (’.lab. 3. I " iordliam I ranee." 3. I "Rayon." 3. I II. I.. I. I hi nee Committee. 3. I J W1KS J. VIKANV. JR.. .B. loiciiun men school Jim is another of those men who have I milt up for themselves. In their judiciously chosen extracurricular activ ities. not only a line reputation, hut an inestimable treasure of leadership, self reliance and experience that rounds out a liberal education so well. Jim was ever a scholar. n honor man in his high school, he has always remained far up in the class, and his great enthusiasm for literature and language have earned for him important position-on the Ram and on hotli the french publications of the college. Le Rayon and The Tordham-l ranee. On the Brooklyn-Long Island Dance Committee he displayed such powers of diplomacy and executive ability as to win the presidency easily in In-Senior year. - secretary of the french (Hub. he found many an opportunity to display his leadership when circumstances required him to fill the executive chair. The manner in which lie conducted these meetings bore testimony to the soundness of the capacities with which he is equipped. Mis articles in the Ram are intelligently written and contribute in no.-mall measure to the success of the paper. a man. Jim has more friends, both on and off the campus, than most of us can boast. Mis honesty, personality and accommodating generosity have made him known and liked by both faeull y and students as a true fordham man. 210 FORDHAM 19 3 2THOMAS J. MKANY. .H. CUESTIvK HIGH SCHOOL rpoM Mean) why. every hod knows him. I'.vcry - time there is a class affair Tom is right in the middle of things, lie is known to e er bod and knows e er one. Tom felt that he must do something to keep in touch with Fordliam. something brilliant, in keeping with the spirit of our Alma Mater. He elected Organic in Junior, and joined the Chemists Cluh when it was organized, stepping at once into deep waters, lie knew what lie was doing. It is rumored that medical schools in these United States demand certain requirements in chemistry and biology for entrance and Tom intends to become a physician. This last piece of news we have u|x n good authority. In Junior Tom loaded himself with work. He must have said "Well. I 'll get some rest in Senior! “ Oh. those idle dreams of youth, fleeting all too soon! What a sari awakening for us all when we did reach this last year! Some of us were well nigh prostrated by the shock, hut Tom bore up bravely. He stuck with us. and battled through it all. That same grim determination that drove him would not allow him to submit tamely to the onslaughts of outrageous fortune. With this driving spirit, the ambition and purposeful lire of his intention. Tom cannot fail to succeed. Someday wc may see him and laugh with him over the joyous memories of bright college days. Immaculate Conception Sodality. I I arrester Club. I Chemists' Club. 3. - Mendel Club■ 3 Baskctbnl . F O R D H A M 19 3 2Par then it n Sotlnhiy. I- -- 3 Minus anti Mununem. 2. 3. I Short Starv (iui tl. I Bran ; vn-Long Island Cluh. 2. 3. I 1 uoo Subscription Manager. I Stage CrXr. . 2, 3 .1. ROSS MKKIIAN. A H. BROOKLYN IMtKI'XR TOin SC HOOL ■ ikl Ins classmates. Ross possesses the uniisiial 1 qualifies looked for in every Fordliam man. He is at once a gentleman, a brilliant student and. it is rumored, a business man of no mean ability. Coupled with these, there are also the admired traits of foresight, initiative and responsibility, which mark the unu-iial scholar and the successful man. We at Rose Hill have come to know him as the proverbial friend in need, the one man we could surely count on to fulfill our every expectation. Alma Mater has smiled upon him from the day he became a "devil may care" Freshman until now when lie departs, the cultured, sophisticated oung man. Through the various stages of college life, lie lias commendahly played many parts: the champion of his more intimate friends in their quest for the attainment of collegiate honors: the Fordham man. instilling and bettering the "do or die" spirit in underclassmen: the man about town; a frequenter of "smarter" haunts: a leader, though not in name, in every actixitx lie graced. Ross boasts a keen mind, a staunch.manly character. and a nature esteemed by all with whom he came in contact. In parting. Ross, we can only say that it w as a pleasure to have know n von. W e wish you the greatest success in whatever you undertake. That you will attain it we have not the slightest doubt. FORDHAM 1932 212EDWARD F. MILES. .B. ItKOOkLYN I’KKPAK VTOKV SCHOOL His deep bass voice has furnished an undertone for the offerings of the Glee Club. It has been C cast across the footlights of Collins Auditorium. It has led frenzied thousands in cheering our teams. But we liked it best, and the man who owned it. when he was seated in our midst swapping stories with the best of us. lie spoke then with a drawl, as soft ami slow as his smile. Both draw you to him. In build he is slim and well proportioned: his hair is black and curly; his skin is dark, lie has the poise of an actor, the grace of a dancer. He does all things, and does them well—bridge, billiards, acting. singing, and even studying. Many men are many things to different people, but Ed is only one to everybody— a friend. His friends in the class arc legion: in the school, countless. He doesn't stop greeting people from the moment he flashes in the gates in the morning until he saunters out at night. Even then, he is surrounded by a group of his fellow Brooklynites, who are starting the long trek home. All in all. he has been a man whom we were glad to know. The Glee Club will lose an excellent bass; Collins Hall will lose a star: hut we. who knew him as only men can know a man. will lose a friend. Immaculate Concefttum SmIuHiv. 3. I Mimes ami Mummers. 2. Glee Club. p. 3.U Brooklyn-Ihtig Island Club. 2. 3. . t reasurer. 3 1 amity C av. 3 1 arsity due- ■ it I Clays. I' reshman Out ‘■Art l lay 1 ntercollegiUlv Clee. Club Cheer Leader. . 2 243 FOR D H A M 19 3 2 ru hrs y Club. I. 2. 3. I nlrrrluss fiasrha f. 3 Intrrcluss Fool ho II. I Trim is. I ('mss Country. I (,rrnum Club. I Cll MiEES J. l INI FIE. V.H. K.VTT1N HIGH SCHOOL FBKiivi's I Ik best won I picture of Joe i» ex-pressed in the single adjective. ’’unriillled." No matter where or when oil meet him. regardless of the eireiinistanees. Joe is always in the same calm frame of mind. Nothing disturbs his equilibrium. In his okii inimitable manner, he has glided through his four years among us; never excited, never hurrying. It has always been our desire to behold Joe's native Elizabeth, for it truly must be a soothing and pleasant city. Ilis attachment for it is evidenced h his membership in the New Jersey Club during the four vears lie spent at Ford ham. V lo a I supporter of his home state. Joe's regret at leaving Eordham is tempered b the thought of his return there. In his first year at Rose Hill. Joe won a place on both the Freshman tennis squad and on the cross couiitrv squad. He exhibited an aptitude and a liveliness on the courts that surprised those who hail known him onlv through the medium of the classroom. I ndismayed b his slight build. Joe won places on intermural baseball and football teams. This short recital of Joe's activities at Fordham would be unpardonablv incomplete il we were to omit mentioning his participation in social function-. The frolics of his own New Jersev Club, as well as the functions of the slightlv alien B. I.. I. Clul . have come to number Joe among their constant patrons. FORDHAM 1932 2H ;.1 VMKS II. MINNICK. B.8. GLENS FALLS HIGH SCHOOL HtG Jim" is out of lh« most congenial follows on lho campus. Ilo possesses that rare knack of being able to got along with exervone. faeullx “ C “ • included. Once w ithin the range of bis far-reaching personality, there is no resisting. on must like him. Gifted, and plentifully so. with a remarkable w it that emanates from his every conversation, he was tpiito capable of winning our friendship, ilis jibes and quips are a standard at Pordham— never trite and always original. As manager of the basketball team, .lint gave us further opportunities to admire him. The businesslike zeal and efficiency with which he applied himself to the duties of that important office discouraged all criticism. Ilis was as striking a figure on the g m floor as that of any of the stars. Besides being a ranking intercollegiate sports manager. Jim contributed a bass voice, mightily, nay. stentoriously. to the ranks of the (dec (dub. Handling such responsible activities, and keeping up with one's classes is no small man's job. but Jim is big. and carries on with apparent ease. In the years to come when we again peruse the pages of the old M i«X).n. memories will come rolling back: we will hear bis bant?r and see that typical gait. Then wc will grin in sp'.tc of ourselves and say. "That’s Big Jim. We knew him at Pordham." Srii inr II t’flk CnmmilU .1 thirlic Council. J. I Farthenian Soilality. , 2 St. John nerdhtnan'x Sinhlitv. 3 Glee (Juh. 3- ‘I Mendel (Juh. 2 French Club. I German (Juh. I I ( -State Club. 3. 4 1 xkoo.n. Interclass Foot hall. 2. 3. Intercollegiate Glee. Club Contest. 3 I ijiilance Committee, 2 llaskethnll. Manaffer, I PORDHAM 1932w iixi i b. irscno. a.b RKCIS HIGH SCHOOL Bill is one of those fellows who was born to smile ami chase away the hlues. Always up to something, many a hearty laugh we've gained from the variety of his pranks. Bill's character, howev er, is well balanced by a more serious side in things suited to his taste. In Junior, it was philosophy that gained his attention, and as a result, classes which were on the verge of he coming a grind took on an interest which has remained with him to the end. Aside from studies. Bill has spent most of his time around school dashing about the basketball court with as much abandon as one man could muster, and in Bill's case, that's plenty. Baskethanging is not his line. Those long shots are his P “ P special!v. As is evident, this entails accuracy of aim and precision in timing. Yes, Bill can toss them from the mid-court. Bill's favorite diversion socially is dancing, ami if you don't think lie's good watch him cavort about in the best terpsichorean manner. As for the great outdoors, his one hobby is exploration and many's the time we'veseen him with knapsack and pickaxe pointing his steps in the direction of New Rochelle. In all. a thoroughly likable chap, we hope Bill will find it no more difficult to get ahead in his chosen calling than he has here at I'ordham. FORDHAM 1932F.1.1.SWORTH A. MONAHAN. .R. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL Throughout the years we have known Llls-w or ill ai Ford ha m. he has lieen recognized as a "hail fellow, well met."We have watched his progress from Freshman year on.noting his gradual development until lie now fulfills all the promise lie showed then. We'll never forget those erudite and graceful translations he favored us with in Sophomore year. His efficiency in this course characterizes his work in all his endeavors, lie was never lacking in zeal, and the result was evidence of ability, learning and application. In and out of the classroom. "Lefty" is an amiable companion, willing to hold conversation on any subject imaginable. His interests extend also to the extra-curricular activities of the various clubs and sodalities. His ambition is to he a political leader, because lie likes politics and law. If he follows an advantage in an argument in politics as he docs in the classroom we must say his ambition w ill inevitably he fulfilled."Ambition and perseverance." the old doctors wrote, "make successful humans;" so LI Is worth may look to the future with high hopes. Heing a regular fellow, he likes all sports, with automobiles and hooks as his hobbies. It is with a feeling of regret, mingled with pleasure. that we hid him farewell: regret that such a companionship is ending, joy that we have formed such a profitable friendship. FORDHAM 1932 Sodali yi 3, I Ha richer Club. 3 Spani h C.lnh. I Interclass Baseball. I. 2. 3 I ifiilance Committee, 2 217Mendv! Club. 2. 3 Chemists' Club. 3. t Italian Club. 2. .'I. ! Suilnlity. I 2 18 1:1 gfnk mokiswi. h.s. I K WITT CLINTON HHill SCHOOL I the dim halls of the (diemi-Hry building there is a group of ghostly figures Hitting from shadow to shadow. Kolied in glistening white frocks they serve equally well as mile posts on a dusty road or vacuous phantoms to frighten Freshmen. In the uumhers of these illustrious we almost said dead figures, there was a prominent personage. ICqual-l at home in Organic or llansrom's Gene can do almost any thing, and has to his credit more sadly frightened Freshmen than any other assistant in cliem. Vet he is so modest and unassuming. Gene came to us a real Freshman and was plunged into a strange and bewildering world of science. Grasping at am thing that seemed in the least solid he was lucky enough to find in chemistry a field real ami interesting enough to satisfy his driving ambition. Hanging fixedly upon this solid subject In has come to Senior, a man respected by all. With all his attachment to scholarship and labor, there is a tinge of real humor in his character which has made him a personage. Vnd—believe it or not he has a liking for Shakespeare dating from Sophomore F.nglish and its polvsy llabics. It would he scandalous to close this without discreet reference to his ambitions. Such a reference is hallowed by custom and usage. Gene intends to follow science, lie will probablv become a medico. W e wish him luck. FORDHAM 1932I) II) K. MORRIS. V.B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL Vction has ever been tin guiding star of tli Dave we knew. Problems of any sort he best handled by rapid-fire thinking, and then by pulling bis decisions into practice. No lengthv debating and physical timidity al any time hindered bis judgments. job with him was best handled b activity. Willi ibis end in view, it is no wonder that bis comrades marvelled al bis ability to gel things done and with I be most eflicieucv. Mathematical precision of thinking and | crfect co-ordination ol mind with hod makes of him a born efficiency man. 'I bis has. al times, though, made him brief and angry with souls of a less practical turn of mind w hom he considered but befogged with pure romancing. natural keennessof insight has enabled him to see things in their true light and thus to assign to them the importance they should enjoy in bis time. It is no wonder then that he has been able easily to grasp studies and so maintain an enviable position in class. Despite it all. this has left Dave most natural and unaffected in manner, lie leans to the lively and energetic social diversions in college life, rather than to the formality of clubs and associations. It is bis joy to be a rabid rooter at all sports, but particularly football. This particular sport has beckoned him to the distant villages of Boston and Worcester where bis leather-lunged voice helped swell the cheers of loyal Fordhamites. A business career, and especially one dealing in figures, seems the most logical for Dave. That he will he well fitted for it we have not a douht. All the qualities demanded of an executive are latent in him now. it but requires the moulding hand of time to make of him a splendid business man. Interdass l oomalL I I ntrrdass liasdxill. 3 FORDHAM 1932 Harvester Club. I Brooklyn - Ijonii Island Club. 2. ‘I. I Ml KB WIN T. MORRIS, B.S. MAMM. TiniMNG HIGH SCHOOL Brooklyn lias given us many things, among them "Red.- Tall, broad and red-headed, he approached the Fordham campus in fear and trembling after his long journey from the native heath to the grange land of the Bronx. The new-lies.-, was lost in the opening melee of Frosli and Sophs, and we welcomed an ardent and eager Fordham man. Bed has become an integral part of his college. Restricted by his time-consuming journey, he has contented himself with application to studies and participation in tin more remote social activities. 11 is reticence has eiled his accomplishments from the eyes of his classmates, but his acquaintance is treasured chiefly because of his pleasing personality and impressive decorum. The formation of tin Brooklyn-Long Island Club at Fordham found Frwin among the charter members. Ibis young society, soon to be the strongest organization of its type in the college, owes much to these initial members, for it was due to their organizing ability that the club was such a success. I liable to spend much time on the campus because of his wearisome trip. Bed satisfied both his Fordham and his athletic appetite by taking part in intramural sports. In all the activities of Ford-ham there is one. little advertised and made up of interesting workers. This competent organization is the Harvester Club. Bed joined this hand of toilers for the Mission fields, and we have no doubt as to his assistance there. FORDHAM 19 3 2FRANCIS S. MOSELEY. B.S. WIER HIGH SCHOOL I T would not at all surprise Frank's friends if his 1 genealogy were to reveal a relationship to the famous scientist of the same name. Mis exceptional ability and liking for Chemistry. Biology, and Physics has gained for him campus fame. As the first editor of the Retort he has done a remarkable piece of work which has won praise for Fordham in the Chemistry departments of mam colleges. Perhaps, that side of his activities which will have the most pleasant associations for him in future years will he those of a social nature. Although he could never he classified as a class politician, his real popularitx caused him to he proposed frequently for office. That, in fulfilling the requirements of such prominence, lie acquitted himself creditably as a public speaker is in a large measure due to his faithful attendance at the Debating Society. 11 is accomplishments in this respect won him some renown, for in the symposium he was listed as alternate. This fact, of course, is also an indication of his high ranking in philosophy, which no one could possibly attribute to mere plugging, after engaging in friendly argumentation with him. If this would seem to portray a paragon of every virtue, we must hasten to assure the reader that Frank is a regular fellow, parenthetically adding that it might not be a bad idea to imitate him. Conn Chem' Men French F li to del il Of l)ehan. 3. I sts CM. 3, I CM. 2. 3 Club, - r Ik T n 251 FORDHAM 1932Kntoh'lyn-Long Island Club. 2. .‘I. I "Ham:' I. 2, 3. I Monthly." Associate T.dilar. 3 Tennis. .Assistant Manner. I. 2 Sodality. I. 2. 3 Harvester Club. 3 ill VIONKKH J. MOSIIY. .B. BROOKLYN I'RKI l T MO SCHOOL a a ili and good natured Monecr! Like a | ool sheltered in a range of eternal mountains. his spirit was never ruffled. Cause enough he has had. at times, to he aroused. Init what tumult might have been within, was strenuously fought down and hidden from our sight. Such calm is his that he has been ever the refuge of those tempestuous fellows who seek a safety valve for their exuberant tendencies in the quietness of this man from Brooklyn. Mis voice blended nicel with his general manner. for its tone was subdued and consequently soothing. "Nothing to excess" was his motto, and thus lie maintained himself in good standing, scholastically and socially. Mis favorite campus activity was the lb L. I. Club of which he was a charter member and an ardent follower. These companionable qualities ol Moncer made of him a fine comrade, in w lioni one knew he could safeh confide. Having received many reverses himself and successfullx weathered them, he profited h the experience. Vs he himself has tasted the bitter with the sweet, it made him understanding and also patient with others. Vs regards this latter qualitx. we strive in vain to recall a harsh or an angry word issuing from his lips. FORDHAM 1932STi; IM M. Ml LLKR. V.B. M 1)1 SON HIGH SCHOOL ■ veil one at Rose 11 ill lias a characteristic w liicli -i-J is individual in some way. and is an unfailing means of identification. Scores of years from now we expect to lie aide to recall dearly these personalities we knew at Fordham. nd. unless memory fails us. we shall know "Stew" at any future date by these ensuing characteristics. His present wavy locks may he silver streaked, or even conspicuous by their absence, but neither time nor tide shall change his tactics as a driver of dashing speedsters. Residents of Rroukl n and old Manhattan tell their offspring of the phantom car more mysterious by far than the famed I lying Dutchman. The force and fire that he could transfer to his comet-like driving is surely some sign of the enormous reckless vitality of his character. The same enthusiastic dash has been the characteristic of his participation in all Fordham affairs. .No college could ever hope to boast a more loyal, flaring and devoted partisan than Stew. Periodically he is seized with the urge to pitch his tent in other and more intriguing soils. So lie moves to Manhattan in a mad flurry of dust. Rut ever the spot named home calls his elfin spirit and back lie goes to Brookly n in the same manner, lie's a ladies’ man. God love him. and a man’s man. God bless him. What more can we say? FORDHAM 1932 Sinlality. . 2. 3. I Sliorl Storv Guild. I lirooklYti-Long Island Clnh. 2. 3. I Inlcn ass Ifasketball. 2. 3 Intervlass Unseball. 3 253 Sodality. 3. I " Monthly." 1. 2, 3. Business Manager. I Baseball. 1. 2. 3 Basketball. 1. 2. 3. I 51 GKORGK M. ULLIG N. JR.. .B. ll ii vi.lohs high school (though lias had main a proverb and platitude 7 of ihe art of living levelled at him through four vears hut. following a wisdom that antedated all of them, he had already personified the host of these marks in his own character. i ot a Beau Brumme), not a genius, nor an Olympic gatherer of the laurel—hut a student of solid standing, an athlete with few superiors in the University, and a splendid dahblcr in the finer amenities of social intercourse. Balance ami sanity are the notes; George is the man. He listened to all the Delphic hahhlings. knew himself and his ow n powers thoroughly. and was careful, not so much to do nothing to excess, as to respect every phase of collegiate life. "Mid-court" Mulligan won the appellation not through his absence from the more dangerous sections of the arena, hut because lynx-eyed accuracy made a deeper advance upcourt unnecessary. IIis basketball historv was a mixture of glory and broken hones. In other departments of existence because study required solid and enduring energy, and because the niceties demanded an intelligent grace and polish. George created in himself those virtues to the proper degree. He deserves more than the bromide of prophecy: whatever the future may be into which he is riding, being a • C C philosopher, he must know that he goes in safety upon the noble mount of character. F O R D H A M 19 3 2JAMES F. MURPHY. A.B. KIDDEFOKI) HIGH SCHOOL QI'iet. modest, retiring that is flu picture of our beloved All- merican star. Ml America remembers Jim’s driving plunges through tackle. I In inoxies and the press have reconled for history his brilliant runs after snaring a forward pass in the midst of his opponents. The name of Jim Murphy will live in song and story as that of one of the greatest hacks that ever donned a helmet. But to us has been given the priceless opportuuitx of knowing Jim. not as a hero, not as a man of fame, hut as just the man. It was not his football prowess that caused Jim's classmates to vote him most popular. It was not a hero worship that built up for Jim a host of lasting friendship. It was a quiet, friendly personality; a winning smile and a retiring modesty that so contrasted with his fame, that none could meet him ami not be won to him. Jim is popular not because he is idolized as an athlete, hut because everyone likes him. Everyone would like Jim if he had never been a football player. Jim has exhibited all the qualities that go to make up the trulx great. Add to bis incomparable personality that never-say-die spirit that snatched so many football games from the shadows of defeat. and we have a man horn to accomplish great things ami destined to bring glory to himself and his Alma Mater. b'aotbal . . 2. 3. Captain, I Baseball. I. 2 Bartin i ian Sodality. J. 2 Intrrchiss Basketball. 2. 3. I Intercla.ss Baseball. 3 M vkoon. 255 F O R D H A M 19 3 2 Student Council. I Chi’ Club. I. 2 I {mini of Directors. 3. I. Chairman. I Hrooldyn-Lonf Islam! Club. 2. 3. I Intercollegiate CUv Chib Contest. 2. 3 CHARLES G. N CEL. .B. IIKV VNT HIGH SCHOOL Cih iii.ks "Sailor Nagel hails from sloria. Is i railed "'Sailor ' b his intimate associates because of the rapiditv with which he sailed through his courses at Konlhain. lias two weaknesses. Glee Cltili and fast auto driving. The order of preference is the reverse to that of the above. Once drove from Rye. X. Y.. to the Huh in less than twenty-five minutes through heavy traffic. Don't ride with him if vou have a weak heart. Not that he isn’t a good driver: lie's an expert, hut vcr colorful, lie has hern a member of the (dee Club since Freshman. In Senior year was made a member of the Board of Directors of that organization. He couples the unruffled politeness of a perfect gentleman with a happy carefree disposition, which manifests itself in an infectious laugh. The witticisms of his classmates fall on an armor plate of good humor, which reflects them to his own advantage. social lion of tin first water, he and Jim McDonald are to be seen at the B. L. I. and all other dances and gatherings of any consequence. I las "palled" with Jim since high school days. Is a better than average student. s a friend he is loval and steadfast. When the occasion demands. his easy going nature arms itself in the cause of righteousness and rises to crush am unjust aggressor. Here’s hoping his trip to success is as quick as the rides In has given us. FORDHAM 1932 HKRBKKT S. WISH. .B. LL IIALLOWS INSTITl TE IK there is any one word which could trul reprc-sen! in toto" the characteristics cf llcrh. it is tlu term, adaptability. By that is meant his ability to understand those whom he meets and to enjoy their friendships. I.et the depths of the term, adaptability, be further sounded and sec what strong undercurrents are responsible for the qualities. which, sweeping over the personalities of his fellows, leaves them with the same impression. Basie among Herb’s virtues are. not merely tlu diversity of his interests, but the sincerity and spontaneity with which these are evinced. Those with whom he conics in contact, disarmed h the unpretentiousness and almost sin ness of his approach. warmed by the congeniality of his manner, impressed by the sincerity of his expression, and interested by the variety of his accomplishments, immediately feel a bond between Herb and themselves. The abiding passion which is Herb's may be used to argue the multiplicity of his propensities. It is his love of the Muses. Not infrequently one may find bidden among tlu pages of Ins "psych" hook- -outside of a few billets dc coeur from Georgian Court excerpts written in the racy, rollicking style of a modern sonneteer. One must admire his poetic vein. Xml so. "Sars.” while we sorrow at the loss of the opportunity of enjoying your fellowship, we rejoice in the thought that every friend you make, w ill be another friend for Kordham. i SoiialitA I ’Wionihw:; i Brooklyn■ Long Islam I'oolball, 2. 3 Basrlmlf. I Club. 2. 3. I FORDHAM 1932 Solid Met a hen i it )[■ I ' Club. 2. ist.s‘ Club. M 258 3 3 CM MUMS .). RDONE. B.S. MOI NT m;k o.' high school simplk sincerity dial i true, a cheerfulness dial is really contagious, are the characteristics which have endeared this small, hut handsome gentleman to us. Born with an aptitude for all the sciences, hut es|»eciall for that one in the pursuit of which Pasteur became famous internationally, chemistry, the natural tendencies of a chap of his studious and inquisitive nature, found satisfaction among the lest tubes in thechem labs. I‘or four ears lie manifested his enthusiasm for and lo all to sports. Name am contest that may have occurred during our four years with Mina Mater and he will infallibly recall for you the details of the event in question. So ardent was his following of tin stout wearers of the noble Old Maroon. man with (.harle s engaging personality will never have am great difliculty in thawing out the hearts of new associates w here er his scientific proclivities may lead him. Ilis new profession will very probably he medicine, lie is from the first a man of real scientific learning, possessing the clear, discerning qualities of mind which will abl prepare him for his work, and help him to the fore of his profession. We ha c for him only the best wishes for success. w Inch, in iew of his accomplishments among us. and his undoubted ability, is almost a foregone conclusion. e w ill remember you (diaries and hope that now and then von w ill think of us. too. F O R D H A M 19 3 2george e. neagle. .b. St. John's i rep. k Tom school In any gathering, where good fellows get together. there is always hound to he someone of George's type. Von meet him everywhere, von recognize him by his consummate air of friendliness and are inevitably won over to him h his pleasant personality Me directs the conversation, never permitting it to become so jocular as to lose all meaning, nor so deep as to become dull or preclude the possibility of a hearty laugh. George hails from West Haven. Connecticut, but carries himself with an air of urbanity that positively excludes any picture of him as the hesitant, small-town type, lie is equally at home whether in the classroom, on the boulevard, or dancing to the strains of some popular melody on a prom night. Notice we did not say what prom, taking for granted that one prom more or less means just another one of those things to George. His attention to the numerous onerous burdens of his classwork has won our respect. He is a real student. Carefree within reasonable limits, yet sincere and true. George is a friend whom we will remember with satisfaction, and feel that we are the better for having known him. Wherever his steps take him in the future, we are certain that, should he do nothing else, he will not fail to spread good cheer about him in a world that can never have too much. Soda itv. 3. d Inter'lass Baseball. 3. I Inler lass Busketba I. I Comi ... •client Club, 3 : III 259 FORDHAM 1932II Student Council. I SodalitY. I. 2. 3. I llanvster Club, 2. 3. I Council of Itclxitc. 3. Treasurer. I Hughes Helmling Society. I. I ire-1 'resilient. 2 Mimes tiiul Mummers, 2. 3 Elay shop. 2. 3. I "Ham." , Editorial Hoard. 2. Assistant eus Editor. 3. Editor-ill-Chief. I On ill Club. 2. I Slant Story Guild. 1 Spanish Club. I ice-11resident. I. I‘resident. 2. 3. I eu Jersey Club. I. 2, 3. I Ereshnutn One- In Elays Editor " raternidud Hispana." 3. I KOBKRT NKBOT. A.B. KECIS HIGH SCHOOL I- Oi» is a gruduate of Regis. 11 « entered fresh-man a youth strange to the ways of college hut with a w or hi of modest amhition. Quiet, unprepossessing. he set a high mark for himself ami then diligent l set out to attain it. Friend I ami obliging iimler all eireumstanees. he was alwavs C “ ready. na . eager to help his friemls ami associates. It can casilx he seen that he entered whole-heart -eilIv into his stmlies anil e tra-eurrieular activities. four years a member ol the Spanish (Hub. three years its President, four xearg a member of the Ham staff anil now. in his Senior year, it.-head, not to mention his other major aeti ities. he has compiled an admirable record. But extensive as have been his numerous activities. he is. withal, the same ipiiet. quite unassuming voting man that he was when he lir-t fame to I'ordham. Brusklx brushing aside anx Haltering reference to his work, he quietly protests that lie would have liked to do more. Ml his work, however, has not been without an end in view. Bob is at present aiming for a professorship in Spanish and his fluency and alnlitx in handling that language remoxes aux doubt as to his future success. We. his classmates, know that the same industry and diligence which lie manifested at I'ordham will enable him to make his mark in his chosen field. FORDHAM 1932 2(»o PHILIP G. OLA . V.IL KOKUHVM I’KEP VK VTOtO SCHOOL Phil is happy in the possession of an ability to do the right thing at the right time. 11 «■ is in short, a gentleman. Anri one of parts, too. The roles he has played here at school. though diverse and varied, have always been the same in one respect: all have been well done. He has taken an especial interest in athletics either as a player or as a rabid supporter when not in the thick of the melee himself. I nassuming by nature in the classroom. he is quite a different fellow on the gridiron or the basketball court. Ile has few superiors in the art of hall carrying and of sinking shots from midcourt. Although he proved himself a racquet vvielder of no mean ability in his Freshman year, still he has reserved that game as a diversion. Phil is a Thespian, too. His performance in Sophomore will long be remembered by those who had the good fortune to be present at tlie varsitv plav of that vear. Kndowed with the qualities of a good mixer, lie has gained the sincere friendship of his fellows. Their choice of him as class representative in Junior proved that. For four years he has been a man representative of bis class. We are sure he will be. iu the world outside, an alumnus truly representative of his college. Sodality. I. 2. 3. d Tennis. I Inter class Tool bn II. 2. 3. I hifrcjass Bas feet ball. I. 2 I amity May. 2 ('.loss Representative. 3 261 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. 1. 2. 31 I Spanish Club. , 2 CVSIMIK J. NOYOGOSKI. .B. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL vro stage setting is employed by Casimir. itli-i out any effort oil his part lie lias created a class-wide impression that here is a man who stands alone and. often, aloof from those about. Seriousness of purpose and a regard for the fleeting hour prompt him to act on his own initiative and outstrip the herd. K.ach one has. in his estimation, a dut to set himself in a definite sphere which appeals to his inner longings. To discover this, a contemplation of one's self is necessary. Vt all times it has been clear to us that "Novo” sought, and succeeded in discovering, the method for complete abstraction from mundane affairs. However, we do not want to give the impression that Casimir is a dreamer. 15 no means! lie lias been always intcuselv practical: these moods we speak of are but the preparatory phases of future activity. In those frequent moments of solitude he seeks within the library, one knows that he is wrestling with a problem of import to his outlook on life. To shield himself from intrusion he has acquired a facility for casting verbal darts that repel the acquaintanceship of those not congenial in spirit. Consequently his circle of friends is narrowed. ami restricted to those who possess kindred likes and dislikes which are unified b a principle of serious intent. 262 FORDHAM 1932CHARLES E. OBERLE. A.B. FOR Dll AM PREPARATORY SCHOOL ty hen enumerating the intelligentsia of our ▼ Senior class, it becomes our pleasant dut to place Charles among the foremost. He has that calm, penetrating and quizzical turn of mind so essential to the student of philosophy. In psychology, which appears to he his favorite subject, he has asked more questions than all the rest of u» put together. His questions were horn of keen attention and often led to the clarification of important points to the satisfaction of the entire class. Fordham debating teams in the past can boast no more forceful an exponent of the forensic art than Charlie, llis accurate analyses and blasting C refutations cut verbal holes in the arguments of the opposition. In the Senior Ethical Symposium. Charles took an important part. Yet. in our opinion, he is best known for the roles which lie has played in the course of his four years as an actor in Fordham theatricals. We will not soon forget liis portrayal of the old Irish mother in "With A Rising Moon." as she wept with tender emotion over the body of one Maurice McCarthy. If the success which has attended Charlie in his college years is any criterion, as we are certain it is.wecau foresee nothing lessthan brilliant triumph for this splendid and accomplished fellow classmate. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. 1. 2. 3. I Council of Debate. 3. 1 Hughes inhaling Society. I. 2 Mimes ami Mummers. 3. I Spanish Club. I. Treasurer. 2. I'ice-1 resident, 3 I arsity Clay. 1. 2. 3 Freshman One. let Flays. I Debating Team. 2. 3. •I ffFraternidad Uiiixma." 3Sorfalitv. 1. 2, 3, I Gfo ’ Club. 2. 3. I Suimrninti. I, 2. 3 Inin c ass BaskoibalL 2. 3. I Intercluss 3. I l aiioOn Staff. 1 JOHN I. O'BRIEN. .B. AVIKK HIGH SCHOOL Two minutes of nine. tall, red-headed figure saunters slowlv up the path to the Physics Building. Two minutes to go. W ith the same slow pace "Cheek" approaches and arrives in time! Time means nothing to this good-natured, easygoing son of Erin, for Jack has his w hole life before him. Why hurry? Slowly, very deliberately and carefully. Jack goes through each day. never glancing hack, ever looking forward. To mourn over past events is an offense against all his principles, so. with his face set resolutely toward the future. Jack meets Life. In the classroom we find Jack a conscientious worker whose efforts are characterized by a deliberation that delves into the most minute details of the subject matter. Jack is quick to solve a trick problem, and sure in his understanding of it. B his refusal to become excited or drawn off the subject. Jaek remains master of the situation and "conies through." Endowed with that patience common to most good-natured people, he will tirelessly explain a difficult) to anyone who asks his aid. This easy-going, good nature is best revealed on the athletic fields. In the heat of the game "Obic" plays with a grin on his face that keeps any antagonist friendly. Beyond the campus we are certain his efforts shall he crowned by the rewards his patience and good nature deserve. 2( I F O R D H A M 19 3 2BFKVYKD J. O'CONNKLL. A.B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL Tn all fairness to ’"Bernie." ami without the slightest degree of exaggeration, we must state, at the outset, that In is one of the finest chaps we have known during our years at Fordham. lie re-minds one of a clean-cut. straightforward man. with an unplumbed reserve of ahilit . Ilisaetiv ities on hehalf of the college have been manifold. It hardly seems possible for one man to crowd into his college career so many important deeds and do them well. But Bernie did. and with a mild air of ease. The greatest of honors which can be voted a member of the Senior class was ltestowed overwhelmingly upon him. that of being selected by the entire student body as the most popular man at Fordham. He worked diligently for his school ami was fittingly rewarded. In reflecting on his characteristics, one characteristic stands pre-eminent, his air of suavity. An adept at the art of conversation and a master of argumentation, he is the personification of the true gentleman. As an orator he stood head and shoulders above the others in his class. Time and time again ca-paeitv audiences in Collin's Auditorium thrilled to his convincing voice ami his persuasive arguments. Bernie is a born leader and will travel far over the road of life with a host of willing followers at his hack, ready recruits for his crusade against those who would suppress his righteousconvictions. Student Council. 1 Sodality. I. 2. Council, .'ft First Issistant Prefect, I Harvester Club. I. Set n-tarv. 2. Treasurer. 3. I Council of Debate, 3. If resident. I Hughes Debating Dor cfy, President. 2 Mimes and Mummers. 2. 3. I Glee Club.. I. 2, 3. I M V BOON. ; Interclass j'Teams. 1, 2 I ursity l%y. 3. i I ursity One-, let Plays. 2. 3. I. Director. I Freshman One-Act Plays. I. Director. 3 Oratorical Contest, 2. 3. U inner. I College Council on Catholic I cl inn. President. • Debating Team, I. 2. 3. t So ill onion Dinner Committee. 2 Junior Dinner Committee. Chairman. 3 Freshman Forum. I Inlercollegifile One- e- Id Play Contest. 2 FORDHAM 1932Stability. 1.2. I 5 j j | ! { I Itmultlyn'fLvng Island Club. I Inhrcllfs« lltiscbuill 2 Intvrclos't Ja.s'A'p M . - 2M IIKKBKKT I . O'DKISCOLL. II. WIKH II1GII SCHOOL Possksskd »f modesty ami a disdain for superficiality. Herb lias always been distinguished by his sincerity. The circle of his friends has been limited Jo those with whom he could discuss his problems intimately . and he accorded like courtesy in return, lie has been markedly successful in forming friend-hip? . for all ol those who know him have well appreciated his value, and evidenced the fact by the staunchness of their companionship. Having in studies a quiet interest that has impelled him to do the work well, he has not neglected to balance school work by an intense following of the fortunes ol those who wear the TV nd so. one was not at all surprised lo see him even as far alield as Boston. e knew him to have a conscientious school spirit, and to sec him backing the team to the end was in keeping with the man. Herb did not restrict himself merely to those diversions which claimed him as a follower, how-ever, for lie was one of the iron men who brought honor lo Sophomore “(in more than one of those tie or to lie forgotten interclass battles. In all that lay within his powers. Herb contributed his best. In class a model student, in athletics a hard player, socially , as line a fellow as one would care to meet, wo gi e him. at our parting. our whole hearted admiration for bis sterling qualities. FORDHAM 1932JOHN P. O'KKKFK. .B. V IKK HIGH SCHOOL fellow who says little anil does much. Jack has alw a s made his presence felt among us. Ilis athletic abilities limited nnl to the iiumher of sports in season, lie ne er missed being on his class team. That was "Oke": always taking his knocks and his successes with the same sh grin, his fine spirit of sportsmanship drew to him a number of friends. Ilis only reward was the enjoyment of the game itself, which he. above all. continually attained. regular fellow in e er sense of the word, he found no difficult} in being an essential part to many a little incident in school life that will live in memory for a long time to come, pprcciating his team's efforts only as can one who has played all sports well. Oke's fiery presence was fell at every Fordhatn game, whether at Boston or the home field. In the classroom one of those fellows who take their studies just seriously enough not to be at any time disinterested in the subject at hand, lie has learned to evaluate knowledge gained. Ilis lighter side finding expression mostly in song, no impromptu Glee Club was complete without the presence of Pat O'Keefe, ami the calibre of his ability can be measured by the fact that he was one of those chosen to make that famed trip with Prof. Mahoney's Glee Club. fine fellow all around, our memories of him will always be most pleasant ones. Soilal if IIarres fo Track. Interclass Interclass 'cL., llasebi Hasl.otb til. Interclass htOlltulL L at :i. I . I V 267 FORDHAM 1932HKKN KD V. O NICILL. .U. BROOK I.VN PREP AR ATORY SCflOOI. Bkrmk isn't just another resident of Brooklyn enriching the coffers of Mr. Interborougk in his daily travels to and from Fordhant. lie is a classmate who profited greatl hy his daily travel. Berme is a great lover of nature: art and know ledge fascinate him to no small degree and. since he found nothing to attract his eager eye while in those cavernous dungeons beneath the streets of the city. he spent a profitable period w ith us study • ing both the arts and the sciences. W hen we first met Bernie. he was enrolled as a member of the arts course, diligently pursuing the speeches of Cicero, the odes of Horace, and the masterpieces of Demosthenes, lie is till a member of the same course, but elected those difficult sciences of biology and chemistry, in order that he might prepare himself for medical school. These two studies he covered with the same facility with which he overcame the languages of his first two years. Kxtra-curricula activities were not part and parcel of his college da s. h . we cannot sav. But we feel sure that many of the campus organization: would have counted themselves more fortunate if they numbered Bernie among their enrollments. The sodality alone claims his attention. In our estimation Bernie belongs to that small and select class of men w ho. w hen once they have set their goal in life, will leave no stone unturned iii attainin': it. FORDHAM 1932CORNELIUS E. O'NEIL. V.IL B. M. C. 1)1 KFFK HIGH SCHOOL Behold. a native son of Massachusetts in our midst. If there ever was a gloom chaser it is "’Ed" with his quips and funny rhymes, lthough h nature a jovial chap, lie can he serious when the occasion warrants, and his scholastic record stands on its worth. If "Neil" was good in other studies he was still better in mathematics and throughout first and second year his calculations were eagerly sought for reference. Out of class Ed is a familiar figure in various activities, he they cultural or athletic. Some afternoons he can he seen earnestly carrying the hall for "the Rats’ or again he ma he in the Recreation room "racking’em up." Socially too. "Neil 'is a hear, and he never misses a dance.Two things for which lie’ll always he remembered were his "track form" and the pronunciation of the word "girl." Personality in life is a fortune and with it Ed is rich heyond comparison. This tall, dark-haired youth with courteous manner has endeared himself to us all as a loyal, sincere friend. His shy reserve is manifest and a teacher’s frown puts him ill at ease, the while he blushes as the noon day sun. Still when seeing Ed like this, we think of Father McGarvey’s words hack in Freshman, that "only a pure and innocent soul can blush." Remembering such an acquaintance, we can only think of his probable success. Sodalil . 3. • Mimes mu! Mun Basketball. 3. Massac inset Is Cl i in , r 2 2. 3. b 269 F O R D H A M 19 3 2I I I’arllmuitm S'xlaliI v Stmlmi (iHindi. I Mimes mill Mnnnm M VK «» . Stour Crew. 7. J. I . 2. -f. I ‘rrsiih’iil. I ] lonager. I I 2. 2. Stop’ EDW Mil) J. OKENDORFF. .B. UK I. SALI.K II1CII SCHOOL ivrE have never met a man who hail a more de-»▼ reiving external appcurance than Ed. The hlaml and unassuming countenance he has put on for public v iew is a snare and a delusion. Ileneath lurks a mind keen ami lierce.sharpas the proverbial steel trap and a nature as gentle and confiding as an infant's. man of many sides, a person of un believable abilities. The Mimes and l nmmers is an organization for the production of plays, classical ami otherwise. 'I'he Ini'll standard set h our forerunners in office has been maintained mainlv through the earnest and untiring efforts of this Machiavellian prodigv and aides trained in his rugged school. nv member of this organization will swear h and at Kddv. In fact all of us have done both at one time or another. It has become our favorite form of relaxation. nd through it all. calm, unhurried and eolossallv capable, thi . de-pot oiled the wheels of his coni plicated inachinerv till success followed success in uiiv arv ing procession. In spite of this raillerv we must admit that part ing from such an acquaintance cannot be easy, it seems like losing a neeessarv member of one's hod v .to have him leave us. e feel it. and because it hurts, like the kids we reallv are at heart, we laugh and make light ol it. So we sa su long’’ as Kil«l goes. ami laugh at lie sentiment beneath it. FORDHAM 1932 THOM S I,. I K VDIM;. .H. FOHDII VM I’KIvl’Mt -XTOKY SCHOOL IF one is lookin» for a well rounded man lie lias found his man in Tom. His activity throughout his whole college career has been of the broadest possible scope. Doubtless he is best known for bis triumphs upon the collegiate stage. Main a leading part has been portrayed to utter perfection bv this rare Thespian. Hut his talents simph could not be restricted to the boards. serious student, his preference leaned toward biology and paleontology. He has been, in turn, both student and lecturer. 11 is baritone voice became better known as that of one of the most versatile entertainers on the radio. We shall not tr to record Tom's achievements here. We are not allowed sufficient space. We have merely given some slight indication of his versatility. To express tin regard we have for Tom. when we ran scarcclv give even an indication with our scant resources, is almost an impossibility. His activitv shows Ins capacity for work. More than this, he was ever willing, and great was the work he did from which he reaped no glory. The Catholic ction radio hour owes him much for his untiring zeal. nd we all owe him much for his inspiring example and his priceless friendship. Tom has the talent and the will for accomplishment and the ability to form lasting friendships. Need we then speak of success? FORDHAM 1932 Sodality, 'll. 2.U. I Hughes l)f!lilting Sot it t v. 2 Mimes uiul .Mummer . 3. I’ Glee Clubi I. 2. 3 Memlel ( fuff. 3 French Chib. I Suimming Team. I. 2 I ursitv Flay. I. 3 I 'amity (hie- let l hi . . 3. I Intercolleiiule Glee Club Contest. 2. 3 I i gif once (ominillee. Itldetir Issochuion. Intcrcollcgiat • One-eht Floy ('.oiliest. 2. 3. I I ike-!‘resident. 271 Parthvninn Sodality. I. Secretary, llasl.clbnl, Coif. I. 2 . 1.2. 2. Captain. I I 2. a. i. RANSOM J. PARKKK. .B. LOYOLA SCHOOL ry nsom Parker has always been to us the per-1 sonification of that ideal of the campus, the Kordham Man. Refilled of appearance ami action he has become to those who enjoy his Iriemlship a genial ami worthwhile companion and confidant in successor misfortune. Perhaps such understanding was bred of the ill luck that always seemed to pursue him. Deprived through illness of a greatness that was sure to be his after marvelous court work in his Sophomore year. ’’Butch" fought doggedly to hold his position and hard earned prestige. Never complaining. he played the entire season thus handicapped. That staunch stand, unnoticed by many, was not ovci looked by his teammates. w hose admiration was well evidenced h his election to the caplainc of basketball. an outdoor occupation in the off season Butch turns to golf, and this not as a mere diversion either, for we understand he swings a mean masliic. No further proof of his proficiency in the art of canning the little white pill need be sought than the fact that lie has been the mainsta of the golf team for three years. X unobtrusive in the classroom as out. although he has been recognized as a scholar. Butch skillfully c ades the burdens of scholarship. In all justice. Dame Fort line cannot luit smile favorably on this finest of I'ord ham gentlemen in whatever task may be his in the years to come. 272 FORDHAM 1932FELIX II. PI EG A KI. .fi. K VNDEK CIIII.DS IIIGII SCHOOL rpiiOSE of you who have studied the Latin Ian-A guage know the meaning of the word. feli . However, if you happen to lie among the unfortunate ones who ha e not had the opportunity we almost said pleasure, we think that the time is ripe for disclosing the meaning of the word. It’s eon-notation is happy. This is just what we mean when we sav that we found in this classmate of ours everything that the term implies. W henever we met Felix he was ever the happy smiling lad. who was always ready with cures for our worries, and kind words of cheer when we were depressed. song ever seemed to lie coming from his lips, a song which we guarantee was the sure blues chaser. Depp in his heart, he might have been torn with anguish, hut outwardly lie showed no signs of his sorrow. You may wonder w hy Felix did not join any of the extra-curricular organizations. We too have wondered, ami after four years have come to no conclusion. He has demonstrated his literary ability by the masterpieces both of prose and poetry , which he wrote in English: (usability in the sciences by the high grades he secured in chemistry and physics: and his ability in the philosophical sciences In Ins overcoming the snares that lurk in those two studies. With such qualities, he will surely attain his goal. 273 FORDHAM 1932 Glee Club. 2. 3 Baseball. 2. 3. I Swimming. I FRANK I). FIERCE. .B. FOKDIIAM I’KKI’XH Vl’llin SCHOOL xY7i: have seen Frank slipping with ease and VY speed into position to spear a high one and we have marveled that in such a man all that energy could lie contained. While Frank is not small, he has often heen called " The Might Atom. It has been as the snappx outfielder on the baseball club that Frank has shown his athletic ability to advantage. for which reason he had turned his hack on swimming and sought his former favorite sport. That boundless energy and vitality Frank has carried from out of doors into the class w here he is ever on the alert to further his knowledge in his studies. To tin casual observer. Frank nia appear to he the nonchalant student who saunters about, caring for no one. But on closer acquaintance. he proves the truth of that statement "If I knew him. I’d admire him." t ball games, at dances, at small house gatherings. he is that person who causes each one to think himself the center of the gathering and so. in his role of the perfect host, lie gathers around him. with ties that become stronger as the friendship grows, men w ho admire him and find him a w armhearted. sympathetic companion. The most noticeable qualit about Frank is his anxious solicitude for the welfare ol those he would serve. W e know the courage of his amiable nature and do no' hesitate to prophesx his success. 27 I FORDHAM 1932GEORGE V. PHILLIPS. .B. SAINT M KV S VC M)K n An utility to take care of himself in a most ade-- |iiate fashion compels one to admire the spirit of this dark-haired fellow from upstate. further quality, that adds to his personal appeal, is his naturalness at all times, even under the most adverse circumstances. No pretensions of mistaken worth mar his associations with his acquaintances and because of this that trite, but nevertheless true description a regular fellow" fits most aptly this man from mstcrdam. Determined ami adamant in his views. George possesses argumentative force that overcomes the most stubborn opposition. He is a hard worker and believes that a man's mental individuality should he counterbalanced by physical independence. As he has often put it "a person s proudest boast should be—1 did it mvseJf." Being, after all. a most normal individual. George has found recreative enjoyment oil the clay courts of his home city and in the social functions at home ami at college. It is then that we see the lighter side of his nature and one that is just as appealing as his more thoughtful moods. Since he is so careful to set a norm in all his relations we fear not for his future in any circumstance. Law is tlie career he has set as his goal and. no doubt, he will attack the difficulties lying before him with his characteristic practical, methodical attitude of mind. And as characteristically succeed. FrthicU Club. I Furilumian Soda I tv. I F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sinlalilv. I. 2. 3 liar rosier ('hilt. 2. 3. • Freshman Forum. I 11IIfilms Debating Social V• -Mimes iiml Wuin nwr$. 2. 3. I Playshofu 2. .'I. I "Ram.' . Fi iiorinl If mini. 2. tssistanl Yews F.ilitor. 3. Wn ini "in» Eilitor. 1 Quill ('hih. 2. 3. Sun entry. I (ininnn Chili. Treasurer. I Italian Club. 2. 3. P resilient. I ete Jersey Chili. I. 2. 3. I K. ( . T. C. Officers' Club. 3. I Freshman One- in Plays. I. Director. I Stage Cteu . I. 2. 3, I 27b ROBERT L. PONSIOLIONK. A.B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL I’ittlb men never lack energy. Bui few of them -lean compare with Boh. Into anything he tin-ilertooh Boh injected a force that sent it rolling along. If he entered the political arena of an elec, tion lie did it w hole-hearted I and he let ever bod know it. lien he acted as call man at the plays he called with a finality. Doubtless it was this character to do things with thoroughness that marked him as an immediate success on the Rant. 11 is persistence made him a great reporter hut. in adding to that the ability to run an office. In won the position of Managing Editor. Boh was serious about his work, serious about his studies. Yet lie had a humor which was a real pleasure to hear. It was over a hand of bridge that one really saw Boh. friendly, light-hearted, he drew his frienils closer to him. Displaying this character to accomplish great things and at the same time to he everx inch of a regular fellow, he won a host of friends. If Boh carries forth with him the industry and the personality that lie has displayed at college, and we know lie will, lie cannot fail to achieve success. In his parting we shall lose a friend whose friendship we have alucd highly, hut we shall watch for his name which will, we know, win no little fame. FORDHAM 1932JOHN E. POWER. .B. IKR HIGH SCHOOL pERHAPS the most virile man in the elass. The strong mould of his features and the calm look in his eyes bespeak the character of a man. Instinctively you respect him and the respect is not misplaced. Reserved in manner, he i quiet hut never inconspicuous. The character that shines from him makes you conscious of him. He is exceedingly « ll read and remarkably well informed. He is familiar with the work of most of the important figures in the literature of the past and the present, and he is fully conversant with all the developments of the day whether in politics, literature, drama or athletics. member of the sw imming team for three vears and a letter man each year. fine golfer and yet never talks of his shots or his scores. Always in good condition both phvsicallv and mentallv. and as much at ease in an intellectual or cultural discussion as in an athletic contest. So effortless in what he does that he seems indolent. Rut it is the indolence that comes from sure knowledge of a situation and of the precise amount of effort needed to meet it. He is so well balanced because lie never overdoes a thing. That reserve of his cannot quite conceal the qualities that lie beneath it. I'Jie strength and calm of his face suggests them and association with him reveals them. Friendship with him leads you to realize how virile goodness can be. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality, , . 2. 3. 4 i not Italic 2 Swimming. 1. 2. 3. 1 I igilanc r Committee .2 Interrlas i.s Baseball, T • at err las s loot (tally d 14 277 Sodalilw I. 2. 3. I Minus mid Mumihers. I resident. 1. Seiretar Chemists' Club. I ini-1 I’resident. I Mendel Club, 3 lirooldvn-binp Island I ipilanre Cum m il tee. 2 Stupe Creie. I. 2. 3. i Slope Mu no pur. 2 '2. 3. I ire-. 3 'res idea I. 3. '.lab. 2. 3. I 278 V I . A M REDMOND POWER. .B. W IKK IIIGII SCHOOL rpiiKY say of rich men's sons that they are horn I with a sil rr spoon in their mouths. Re l. a doctor -. :m. was horn with a thermometer muler his longue ami a stethoscope in his hands. To our knowledge. In has heen studying for the profession of inedieine since first year high: in our opinion. he knows more about the sciences in the curriculum than any man in the class. 11 is hands are forever stained with acid: his mind is steeped in the lore and laws of chemistry . for a man so rapt in his studies, his list of extracurricular activities is amazing. Roth take up so niueh of Red's time that strong men faint on l-'ord-liain Road if In leaves the campus before six o'clock on any given day . Mis favorite recreation, excepting the postman's vacations lie lakes in the diem lab. is lashing Hals and setting Hoods in Collins Hall. Vmong other things lie reads proof and writes articles for the Retort. pulls strings in R. L. I. meetings, presides over the destinies of the Chemists’ Club, and holds down the ice-President’s chair during Mimes conclaves, lie is a dominating figure in ever ac-tix itx in which lie engages. P We could wish Red success (it s being done), hut it is futile to w ish for the success of a man who has it already within his grasp. Instead, we ll voice a wish for ourselves—that we never lose touch with him. • 1 FORDHAM 1932THOM S r. PRO! T. .Ii. ST. PETEIl'S I’HEPAK TORY SCHOOL 4T tli«‘ worst, this sketch of Tom will he the por-2 trait of a gentleman: at the host, an inadequate picture of the most likable man we know. Four years of college life have not revealed a disagreeable trait in him. nor a weakness in his character. He is everything that is essential to ain and every definition of a gentleman and there have heen hundreds. We have often wondered if he has am worries of his own; everv time we meet him lie's hearing or sharing the burdens of someone else. He has an attraction that can not he defined. His smile is part of it. and his manner: his voice carries it. his affability contains it; yet. what it is. we cannot sav. W e only know that he has neither enemies nor acquaintances—all he has is a host of friends. As a vigilance committeeman he was a total failure: it isn't in him to domineer or to harass anyone, not even a lowly Freslunan. As a committeeman for the Jersey Club dances he was a complete success; he is at his best w hen assuring pleasure for others, even though it means work for himself. W e know no man to whom we would rather wish success; but in this world of ours that connotes profiting at the expense of others. Tom will never do that. A tiger can not change its stripes, nor Tom his character. 19 3 2 Sodality. ± Baseball. , Basketball I igilance Dana Cor ! eiv Jerse I I 3. 1 2 1.2 '.oil!mi C(L 2 r miner. Veto Jersey Club. I. 2 ■Chb. .]2j3 F O R D H A Mj fill Freshman One- Act. Fhiys I nterclass ft iseball. I Soilahtv. I Brooklyn-Long I slum! Club- 2. 3. Secretary. I Dame Committee. I NORMAN F. . K A HILL. .B. BROOKLYN PREPARATORY SCHOOL Capability and recognized ability are the outstanding qualities of this debonair chap from the City of Churches. This facility of his to com-mand successfulh am and all occasions has quite evidently drawn to him those fellows who desire not quite as much to shine alone but in the reflected light of one who possesses a natural gift for inspiring the follow ing of the less competent. Independence of thought and action has won for him the grudging admiration of jealous souls who crave his ability in so efficiently handling his own li fe. though they can never acquire such a capacity in themselves. Norman has never been a blind follower in his life: no matter what the cost to self or to name he has ever striven to be among the vanguard. Possessing, as he does, a more than ordinary strength of will and character, he has made it a point to pursue a golden mean. Studies are a means to an end. he felt, not an end in themselves, and so he has relegated them to an accurately’ estimated position where they occupy enough of his time to keep him in good standing scholastieallv vet not make of him a grind. He is at ease at every moment and is made so | his realization that he is correct in dress, manner and speech. Since lie is never dull and can be depended upon to wear well with time we account him a good comrade and a fine friend. 280 FORDHAM 1932JOHN A. RATI GAN. A.B. XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL IT lias been said that each of us has a definite forte in life, some peculiar bent that individualizes our character. On Jack, the mantle of leadership falls with ease and accustomed folds, for he has shown himself to be especially adept at handling business affairs, and men as well. At Fordham. this became particularly evident after the graduating class entrusted to his care the editorship of the class annual. This task entails the closest supervision on the part of the man in charge and. in appointing Jack to fulfill this duty, the graduates displayed well-founded discernment. He gave himself, unstintingly. to the management of the Maroon and to its attendant difli-culties. But it was a labor of love, and he counts the hours of toil as well spent. As it was with the yearbook, so it was with all that he undertook; he dealt w ith each problem in an efficient, methodical fashion. First an outline, and then an idea of the whole was sought by him and. with this obtained, he doggedly pursued his ideal. The class, recalling that "no duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks." bestowed upon him another and a crowning honor in the Senior elections by voting him the. man who had done most for the class. No more need be said by us. Editor. M KOON. I I ursity One-Act Plays, 3. I ('.lass tin Committee. 3 Interclass poot mll. 3. t lilt 2111 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. , 2. 3 i Drlxiting, 1. Short Storv ( uild Chemists' Cl ah. 3 French Club. 28:2 9 3 I BKKWKD B. KKVMOLDS. .B. X I liK 1I1CII $ IIOOL 4 stok.m passes by In the midst of all the excite--•’v nient. a man lays aside his book, glances casually up and. with just as much lack of interest, turns his attention, once more, to his volume. Nothing perturbs him. Calm is Bernie's middle name. Naught short of Gabriel's trumpet will ever disturb his serenity or his absorption in the (lassies. Not only is Bern intimate with Virgil. Cicero. Horace and the writers of antiquity, but he has more than a bowing acquaintance with Dickens. Thackerav. Macanlav and Newman. Nor does he neglect the poets. Shelley. Keats. Brvon and his favorite. Bohln Burns are all good friends of his. Ilis dclvings into such works have gained him a world of knowledge and an ability at literary criticism which is unparalleled. From them has been gleaned a philosophy which is a mixture of the gravity of ugustine. the hedonism of Horace, the pessimism of llardv and the melancholy of Burns and is colored by the witty sarcasm of a certain modern. His reading has produced not the stereotyped bookworm, but an all around man who has combined in himself all that "maketh the full man." 11 is judgments on modern life and its complexities lirnl expression in pithy, witty epigrams. Ilis calm exterior hides a warm nature, unselfish and charitable to an extreme. His time, his money, himself—any thing he has—is at the service ol his friends, lie will live in our memory as his favorites have lived in literature, forever. FORDHAM 1932JOHN J. REYNOLDS. JR.. R.S. JAMES MONUOE HIGH SCHOOL THE uncertain! ami insernrit which shrouded all of us four vcars ago. has hern cast aside with the passing of the semester until our feeling and desire of conquest has been replaced by one of victory, leaving each of us more or less known in some field of activit y. It was not long before Johnnie, as a freshman, became known as one of those few who belonged to the "Fordham Army.” the R. 0. T. C. Hut being a soldier and a marksman i only one phase of his eventful life. Some time when lie doesn't seem too busy, engage him in a conversation about the sea. He spent several summers "seeing merica” from a ship deck ami lie is also the proud possessor of (). S. papers; thus he is well qualified for a few yarns. After Johnnie has told you about his experiences on the sea. and about some of the English nobility he can claim as ancestors, or about the stories he writes to amuse himself, he will, without fail, turn to chemistry. He believes the chemist is the man who holds the key position in the realms of beneficial professions. Even though we disagree with Johnnie on some things, wc have great faith in his ability to succeed. C C - and. in the years to come, should wc discover his name in the category of the immortals of science, our sole comment will be. "wc told you so. Client R. (). Rifle 1 Inula sit.' C.luby 3, T. C Offices ren n. I. 2. 3. iemh I Club. 2 Clu!i. 3. I I 283 FORDHAM 19 3 2THOM S RINALDI. B.S. s«:iii:m: :t i)V high school tv; k remember Tomim lirst on Prep corridor, in those first exciting weeks we spent within Fordham's walls. During those hectic months he was something of a sensation, for he hail the temeritx to voice his Repuhlican sentiments in a hotbed of simon pure Democracy. In view of this fact need we state the obvious by remarking that Tomin is an upstate gift toold Rose Hill. But do not think that Tommy came only to denounce Tammany in scathing terms. Medicine beckoned to him and so. with his usual dogged persistence.he set out to attain his goal. Not even his closest chums would claim for Tommy any of the earmarks of genius: we do not expect him to startle the world with amazing discoveries in research. nor to contribute a new technique to surgery. But tin profession shall have no need to regret his addition to its noble ranks. In Tommy that high calling will acquire a man. and men like him are few. K.vcn now we can imagine 'I’om deftly alleviating the sufferings of mankind. The vision of his •smile alone is more valuable in times of need than pills and potions. nd judging by his present sureness ol knowledge, depth of wisdom and keenness of analysis, his diagnosis of the future will he more worth of acceptance than the decisions of grey bearded professionals in solemn conclave. FORDHAM 1932THOM S F. KING. .B. SUNT FRANCIS I'REPVl VTOKV SCHOOL TT'OU four years Tom's desire for an education in ‘ the liberal arts has led him to make a long daily trek over land and water from his home in Elmhurst to the hallowed halls of old Kose Hill. He has had no reason to regret either his choice or his journo, while we have had everv reason to rejoice at both, because they brought us a man whose friendship we will not willingly relinquish. Tom is. among other things a walking encyclopedia on sports, a driver into history w hose know I-edge is enviable and a warm lover of good books. His avocation is dramatic criticism.but he has been so occupied with viewing stage offerings that he has not found time, as yet. to review them. He is of an athletic turn of mind as his aforementioned know ledge of sports indicates. t tennis he is both an enthusiast ami an expert; for golf he has nothing but disdain: he swims in the waters of the Sound off Hunter Island. In the classroom he has been a belter than average student, on the campus a better than average companion. Anywhere, ami at any time he has been an excellent friend. After lie has taken leave of us, Tom will follow in the footsteps of Solon. Judging from his ability in exposition and argumentation and taking into consideration the strong mould of his character, Tom should make an excellent disciple. Sodality. I. 2. 3 Con m il of Debate, 3, f Brooklyn -Long Islam! Club, 28.' FORDHAM 1932Partlienidn Sodality. I. 2. .1 lirst issistunt Prefect. I St. I invent le Paul Soaiety. I St. John Berehmans' Sodality. 2. 3. I Chemists' Club. 3 Met,del Club. 2. 3 Italian Club. 2. 3. • Connecticut (dab. I. 2. 3 Dance Committee. I M koon, Business Janager. I Orcheifa, I. 2. 3. President. I Intermural Basketball. I. 2 Intermural Baseball. 2. 3 I igilance. Committee. 2 (das.s Treasurer. I Class I icc-Presiilerit. 3 FR NCIS I. RIO. R.S. NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL rptiE softness of his voice, tin genuine inerriinent 1 of his chuckle. Truth sinning in his c es. His arc the qualities of true modesty, dependability, and manl frankness: his arc the virtues of the natural gentleman and the ardent scholar. From tin very lirst weeks of Freshman his presence made itself felt, and won for him our warmest affection If anyone doubt, remember that in spite of the natural rivalry between the science and the arts students we elected Frank the Treasurer of our class. Then again to display the esteem in which we held him. we made him our ice-President in J unior. Fach year of college has. for Frank, been but a period of effortless conquests in the realms of studies, and long and laborious services for his fellows and his school, (dance at the record of his activities while at Fordham. Notice the balance showing in his choice. Recall the zest and fervor with which he added to the burden of his duties as the ears passed by. nd now his efforts to be of assistance to us all have culminated in his acceptance of the gigantic responsibilities of Business Manager of our yearbook, the M viioon. For this alone, we owe him a debt of gratitude we cannot pay. But Frank, from the boundless generosity of his heart considers it as nothing, happy in his gracious service. 286 FORDHAM 19 3 2DKNMS F. KIOKDW. .B. V IKK HIGH SCHOOL T' EN 'Y was tagged " I lie Senator"’ while in high school. Like so main nicknames it lit ihe man. It has stuck to him through lour years of college life ami will cling to him e en after In lakes his diploma. He doesn't wear a derby and he doesn't smoke cigars. So that won't account for it. He is Irish. That might. But the chief reason for the nom de guerre lies in the fact that In is the foe of no man and the friend of all. His hearing is at once cock and friendl . like that of an Irish terrier. His grin is a permanent fixture: his blarney a source of delight. He has a bent for w it and a flair for sarcasm: not the luting sort but rallying and humorous. He is at his best in the midst of a wordy w ar. In the classroom he is a changed man. His pencil flies across the paper: his mind is tireless in the pursuit of his studies. He kept well above the average in marks without half trying. He took exams as thc "took ' us—with case. For four years be has been to us a friend and more than a friend. Politicians are people who "rant favors to others: "The Senator" did many a favor for us. Here's hoping "The Senator" changes his pseudonym from a nickname to a title in fact. Harvester Club. I laterehissj Baseball. , 2. 3 2H7 FORDHAM 1932 Italian Club, .'J. Track. I Mendel Club. 2 28K JOSEPH (;. RIZZO. B.S. l»E WITT CUNTO moil SCHOOL 7mi the kind permission of the reader, we will here set forth a feu facts pertinent to the life of one Joseph Rizzo at Ford ham. lie is content to accept problems as they come, whether they he scholastic difficulties or happenings of the day. His hobbies are handball and football; the thing most characteristic of him is his sense of fair play, and. next to that, his sportsmanship. Joe has been an outstanding member of the Italian Club, and was one of those pioneers instrumental in the founding of that organization. It was partly due to his foresight that the club became one of the leading organizations on the campus. and mainly due to his activity that many pleasant social functions were held under its auspices. During our Freshman year we recall that Joe aspired to membership on our track team, and daily he was observed training for that purjiose. Just what caused his untimely decision to drop that sport is unknown, but it is an unfortunate fact. Those students of the game made strong predictions that some day he would be well known in the world of athletics. e wish him success in proportion to his talented ability. It is his desire, we have been informed, to become a physician. In such a vocation one needs not luck and best wishes, but skill and talent. Joe has all he needs. FORDHAM 1932FRANCIS I. ROCKKS. .B. FOKDH M PREPARATORY SCHOOL r I THOUGH Frank is. by nature, quiet ami reserved. - still lie is not cold and unapproachable. Il his small group of friends, lie is held a congenial, unassuming and pleasing person, whom the are proud to t ail and consider a friend. Frank has never attempted to rule in group discussions, hut after class he can he heard, in his calm way. stating his ideas on the subject at hand and very logically and easily arriving at conclusions. In the midst of a noisy crowd he can he easih picked out h his utter disregard of the verbose ones. Sometimes he listens good-naturedly to the arguments advanced with much bellowing. Usually, he quietly departs, for Frank is not one to seek argument nor to argue needlessly. It took us quite a while to become acquainted with him hut. now that we know him. we feel our efforts have not been in vain. Vi e have been pleased to speak with him on many subjects. We know him for a deep thinker who willingly imparts all the results of his labors to others. In this willingness of Frank to share the fruits of his work so unselfishly. we found the secret of the admiration and respect of his classmates. Frank leaves us as modest a man as he was in Freshman. In whatever field he chooses, he will succeed. Ilis unselfishness and generosity will win him more friends than he needs. Sodality. . 2. 3, I 289 FORDHAM 1932Solid i (,rni i St'ijii ity. I. 2. .i. I in Club. I (Jrrir. 2 EDW Mil) J. KOI IN. .H. IKK HIGH SCIIOOI. I Ed we have (lit ofl looked for lull cldom dis-covcrnl combination—high innal capac-il . and untiring application. These qualities have heen instrninental. since his entrance in Freshman. in keeping ns rapt in admiration at tin thoroughness with which he has brought every assigned task to a completion. n thing he did. whether an essa on the subtle intricacies of Sophocles, or a scientific treatment of a thesis in philosophy, was. lor tin completeness with which lie treated the subject matter, worthy of all the notice that it received. Gifted though he was. Ed knew that the knowledge which he gained onl as the result of much hard work was. perhaps, not so evident, nor as easily acquired b some of hi less talented classmates. With such a thought continually in his mind he was always available as a reliable aid in last minute preparation. Ed has ambitions, too. The lirst. of course, is that which has made him a faithful commuter between far off Woodhaven and Fordham. Ilis ambition in life is to become a teacher and he ought to make a good one too. for brilliance, patience and diligent application, the qualities necessary, he possesses to an eminent degree. W ith Ed's departure. Fordham loses one of her most diligent sons, some school—we hope it will he a college with a vacant professorship will gain a talented teacher. 290 FORDHAM 1932I.KO I . KOSKNTII VL. R.S. IlKIDGKroRT CKNTR I. HIGH SCHOOL IT' very class can boast al leas! one mail who J stands out because of his all around ability, ami who has reaped the harvest of his college davs through his outside contacts. Leo enjoys such honor in the class of nineteen thirty-two. Since he first stalked into the palatial halL of Freshman corridor in the fall of '2B. his youthful mannerisms and good nattiredness have ap|icaled to us. "Rosie" was always a marked man when the lights burned far into the night, lie knew and told more stories than tin rest of us had heard, and told them well. lie has an athletic build and a passion for sports of am and every variety. During his four y ears at Fordhain he has run with the hill and dalers. played with the football squad, tossed them in on the basketball court, and cauglit the offerings of the arsity moundsmen. Our classmate from Connecticut has probably belli more positions than any two other Fordhain men. Vs president of the St. John Rerehmaus' Sodality he did excellent work but his best job was done as chairman of the finest Christmas dance the Connecticut Club ever held. Leo took a decided interest in Mount St. Vincent and New Rochelle, or rather, they took an interest in him. To such an extent, indeed, that neither college considered a dance of theirs a sue- c cess unless he w as present. In a tuxedo, a cassock, or a varsity uniform he was always the same old Leo and in the years that arc to be we hope that "Life and Love" will fall easy victims to the youthful ardor and enthusiasm that our friend Leo possesses. FORDHAM 1932 So u Sodality. ]. p St. John fterchinan -S Secreta, v.l .i. HreiiVi Connecticut Clvh, I ■. 2. 71 loot hall. Baseball. U. 2. 3. I Cross Colt iItV, I. 2 Basket ha! . . 2 II. S. I In i i Uet Comm it t .2 Chairman Ihiiue (.mnnittee. I ilitv. I. 2. . 7. . 2. 3 2 |Sodality. I. 2. 3. Harvester Club. I Mendel Club. 2. 3. I eir Jersey Club. 1. 2. 3 Dunce Chairman, I Intprcluss BuseltuH. 3 Intere ass Basketball. J. 2. 3 II. .S’. Ilarujuet Committee. 2. 3 2')2 ARTHI K . RYAN, H.S. ST. 1'ETER‘S PREPARATORY SCHOOL Auti K is a firm believer in the proverb that haste i makes waste, lways gentle, never disturbed no matter what the circumstances, lie managed to keep cool during exams when the rest of us were hoping for the best and expecting the worst. lie often succeeded too. in allaying our fears on such occasions bv instilling in us some of his wholesome optimism. To few has nature been so generous in her abundant bestowal of gifts. I Ms twinkling humor is a characteristic of his calm demeanor, lie has a happy faculty for bringing a smile to the lips of others, which made him so well-liked that he could always be found in a prominent position whether at a dance, banquet, or on the annual trip to Rost on. On all of these occasions he managed to inject in us some of his good humor, leaving us with memories that we rna dwell happily upon in later years. As a member of the Jersey Club. Artie met with favor in the eyes of his fellow clubmen. IIis work on the committee as dance chairman, helped to make that affair one of the features of our Senior year. rtie is heading for the medical profession. 11 is temperament --nits him ideally for it. (razing into the future we can but see success for him. You can put us all down on vour list of patients. Artie. F O R D H A M 19 3 2JAMES Y. in . .B. E WDEK CHII.DS IIIGII SCHOOL Jim is not just anotlier Senior, lie is a man in a class all l»y himself: a rare personality, with a character all his own. We've known Jim through these four years as one of the host companions and finest friends a man could have. The dignit wInch cloaks his ev er action with a eneer of know ledge, the humor which invests his ever) word, have all been acclaimed in our recognition of his sterling worth. Attachment to duty is a rare virtue in am average college man. In Jim it is only one of the fine modifications of his character that has won our respect and whole-hearted admiration. If we cannot all practice the virtues, we may at least admire them in another. In chemistry and biology his intense interest and profound knowledge have more than once spurred us to greater heights in emulation. The chd»s organized and flourishing under the operations of the sciences have been fortunate in his whole-hearted support. In interclass sports, those vicious battles that have marked the happy progress of our class. Jim has starred more than once. Ilis inspired performances as a regular member of Hatigau s Rats will not be forgotten. We cannot hope to do full justice to the character of any man in the few brief lines allowed us here, but we shall say that we were fortunate in knowing him. and were glad of the opportunity. Sodality, I. 2. 3. -I Harvester Club, Chemists' Club, 3. Mendel Club. 3. t New Jersey Club, I, 2 Interchips Jlashetball. 4 Interchips llaseball. I Interclass Football. 2. 3. I 293 FORDHAM 1932THOMAS F. HVAN, .B. ST. I’F.TRRS IMtRIMIt VTORV SCHOOL T li. and well-built. Toni lias throughout his years at college ever been a formidable opponent in any intramural sports contest. Baseball, however, has been his forte. In many a game he proved his prowess with a hat that no pitcher liked to face, lie look his sports seriously and he pla ed them whole-heartedly. The samewhole-heartedness w Inch characterized his endeavors on the field was carried into his every endeavor. In the classroom he left a record that marks him as a most successful student. His activity in the New Jersey Club was that of a most valuable member. But. most important of all. the whole-hearted sincerit that was Tom's is reflected in the host of friendships that he has won. Perhaps it was in the social life that we came to know Tom best. Certainly no event was complete without him. and few indeed were incomplete. There it was that we learned to appreciate his keen wit and his fun-lo ing nature. On the campus or off. the fact remains that loin had a personality w Inch ne er failed to w in friends. There is no member of the class who does not know him and boast it proudly. for success, he needs only to continue to tread the path on which lie set his feet in Freshman. W c‘ll guarantee lie gets there, and. at that, sooner than most of us. Ilarn-air Veil- Jrr Hnsrliilil I nh’nla HENRY S. SAYERS. .B. FOKD1IAM PREI'AK TOI SCHOOL rpo most of us. for its four years' duration, col-A lege has been a life in itself. It lias restricted our activity for the most part to school, and things connected therewith. Ilcnnic. however, found the time and energy to participate in outside affairs as if he had no other concerns. Growing up among the boats of City Island it was most natural for him to give them his prime interest. This he did. and not without result either, as the many victories of his ’Narwhal” in important races last year will attest. Hunting and fishing also played an important part in his repertoire of diversion. Once in school however, all these pursuits were entirely forgotten and known to very few of his classmates. Ilcnnic proved by his quiet and studious attitude that tin genuine man spoke not of his accomplishments, hut fried to he worthy of them b an attitude of modesty toward his successes. Showing a preference for small gatherings in which to pass his free time. Hennie's presence in a group was always marked by the quiet yet convincing way in which he always conversed. Of all the sterling qualities that were part of him. we will remember him most for his quietude and total lack of affection. These qualities Hen |M sscssed to such a unique degree that he was thought a quiet man by quiet men. the greatest of accomplishments. Sodality. 3. Interqass liasebal. 3 FORDHAM 1932II RQLO L. sell I ESSLKR. R.S. LINCOLN MICH SCHOOL TVTE don't know wli lie left (»eorgelown to spend Vt his Senior year at Ford ham. hut we do know that we have appreciated his presence in our midst. A year is not a long period in which to make acquaintances, hut Harry managed to endear himself to us even before our final year was well under wav. Ilis friendly and easy-going attitude made him one of us from the moment we met him. Circumstances never flustered his tranquil demeanor. nor was it possible to raise the flames of anger in his ever gentle nature. Ih thrilled at our games, hut never became boisterous, for in his estimation such demonstration was exhaustive of energies which might be better used in other pursuits. No. this conservation was not motivated by a desire for active participation in outdoor sports, but by a great love for the finer arts of bridge plav-ing and ’’hatting it out." Harry found his greatest pleasure in finessing through an opponent's king while nonchalantly telling a fable more preposterous than any previously narrated. And so he passed the time, ever sociable and entertaining, brightening tedious days at school, yet finding adequate time to do himself justice by attaining a high scholastic standing. We say good-by. Harry, but leave you reluctantly. I his year has taught us enough about you to make us regret you didn't come to Fordham four years ago, and glad that you did come for at least one year. FORDHAM 2% 19 3 2HENKY J. SCIIl LTZ. .B. BROOKLYN' PREPARATORY SCHOOL A true scholar and a true friend. These two - phrases portray the salient eharaeteristies of Harry. Nothing is so diflicult to accomplish that he can not do it. No one could say that he is not a true friend and mean if. His winter sport is driving a car. hut you should see him in the summer. A diving hoard with some water beneath it. and Harry is contented. W ho wouldn't be if they could twist themselves into knots in the air. then enter the water without a splash as Harry docs? One of the first qualifications towards the attainment of one's goal in life few possess, unless they acquire it by patient and diligent practice, the quality of being straightforward. Henry has this virtue by nature, and has so perfected it that it will prove an invaluable help in his attempt to reach the top of the ladder. When we reflect on the friends we made while at Fordharn. we will be proud to number among them this quiet, unassuming lad. who. by his frank and intelligent demeanor, drew us to him and held us securely in a bond of mutual understanding. A friend like Harry in the years to come will take some of the sting out of life's little reverses, and will enable us to laugh and bear up under the blows they deal us. FORDHAM 1932jomn r. scorn. u.s. bi smvicK iiigii school Dvkk brown skin, black curly hair. line, sharply moil bled features, and a well poised stature portray for you the external features of John. dd to these a well groomed appearance at all times, a Idleness of manner, and you have the complete outward portrait of one of our lesser known brethren. I or John was not one who would, on the least provocation, proclaim his deeds from the peaks of the highest roofs, but preferred to remain the ever quiet lad. 'This quality of his was probably his salient characteristic. However, we do not want to create the impression that his other characteristics were in utter subordination to this one. f or four years we have been trying to decide what was most dominant in his nature, and still our conclusion is as far off as w hen w e first started. Other things that we have noticed in this staunch Kordham fellow was a line sense of loyalty to his Alina Mater, a keenness of intellect that showed to the greatest advantage in am subject, particularly the natural and philosophical sciences, and an optimistic and pleasant outlook on life that was ever present, even during his most serious trials and tribulations. e are sorry to lake leave of such a character as John. 11 the things he did are not written deep in ageless stone, they are graven deep in the memory ol his classmates he would rather it so. 298 fORDHAM 1932DOUGLAS I . SKI IR. .B. XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL I oi o will ever be the hard-headed business man • ' to us. I tility and practicality characterize ! his every move. He it is who improved the idle moment with a remunerative task -he felt that a man should be able to furnish his ow n w lierew ilhal. Cheerful and a possessor of a most engaging; grin that weathered main upsets, this Kordbamite from the borough of Richmond has at all times dispelled temporary disappointments with the homelv philosophy: "Oh. I won't even remember this a year from now." Like everx thing he put his hand to. or his mind, this simple motto was intensely practical and the source of much comfort not only to him but to his associates. Probably the best memory that will remain with those who knew him well will be that of Doug, at a shuffling walk. scurr ing with amazing speed down the tree-lined path to Fordham Road. Derby on back of head and a lively quirk play ing about his lips, he would swing along and talk incessantly, as was his boast, "about anything in general." We gathered from these conversations that Doug is. indeed, a level-headed sort whose likes tend towards a sane life which will leave him leisure to play his favorite brand of golf, w hich, he insists, should be spiced by a "little friendly gypping." Ilis second desire is a room in which he can toss all his tackle, old rinds and pipes: one which w ill have a hu«'e lock and staple on its sanctified door. c ■ FORDHAM 1932Sodality. , 3, ''Ham" Photographer. I M i«»on Photographic h'.ditor. 300 KICIIAKD J. V. SKXTON. A.B. FOR 1)11 M PREPARATORY SCHOOL F vk to those of us with whom ho was most 1 intimate, the character, motives, and mannerisms of this dynamic young man have been as conspicuous as they have been intangible, imbued with sincerity of purpose and a strong desire to seek out the subtleties of men as well as things, be has acquired an outlook on life that is both individual and mature. 15 no means a reactionary, still Dick looked on Inpocris) as unpardonable, and took as bis own only what was proven genuine. In it a friend or a philosophic thesis. Once accepted however, you were thereafter assured of the loyal companionship of one whose frankness and wit were an ever pleasant relaxation from the trite and ordinary. In his capacity as photographer. Dick w as menaced at every turn by committees whose gratuitous advice served to bring out a patience that was admirable, as well as a heretofore latent ability toward a few well directed verbal broadsides that quickly stopped the offenders. I pon entrance into the world of business which he contemplates. Dick will lose no time in orientation. for he has maintained a continuous contact with mundane affairs through a position on The Sun. which, although it lessened his sleep, more than recompensed by the experience it afforded him. Most loyal to all things Fordham. a scholar, a fine sport, and one to whom a true friend is the most valued possession, we wish him all the good fortune due so amiable and likable a fellow. FORDHAM 1932MICHAKL W. SIENKIICWICZ. B.S. WORCESTER CLASSIC VI. HIGH SCHOOL IK there is an one outstanding among tin mam virtues of this sturdy citizen of Worcester, it is the sincerity that he puts into his even effort. On the football field, although it never was his fortune to be a shining light, still it could never he said that he did not apply himself as diligently as those to whom fell the lion's share of the glorv. On the cinder path. too. his consistent plodding along was often an inspiration to a more talented hut less spirited teammate. In the classroom no one took his work more seriously than the same Mike. We can still recall ividly how profoundly lie impressed us b his understanding of chemistry, his best study. Politically a professed Democrat, his tastes in art and literature marked him a mental aristocrat by their variety and profundity. But. lest we convey the idea that outside of athletic, scholastic and literary interests he is given over to solitude, let us state, here and now. that such is by no means the case. If you are not inclined to give credence to our words, ask any of those who have been kept away from the movies by his proficiency at bridge or poker, and we feel sure that they will be one in the opinion that, if not an expert, he is. at least, a pretty good hand at a game of cards. All in all, Mike is a fine fellow, and we can but wish him the success that is most certainly his due. FORDHAM 1932 301Soilnlilv. I. 2. -i. I M vko »: . Intrnclass looiball. 2. 3 302 i;i w 11 r. . silk. .n. KOKDIIOI PltKPAIt TOIO SCHOOL a M,'n "idc-awake to all Ih« possible Y angles of the ease at hand. lie ponders its r rr aspect, and then renders a decision in his convincing. forceful manner. That is a portrait of Kd in aetion. I.e el-headed. mcntalh alert and eapahle of great application to his tasks, lie is the ideal student. In Sophomore, he won recognition for his remarkable analysis of the drama of Sophocles "Oedipus Tyrannus." Since that day. Kd has taken his place among the best in the class. None deni him that honor. Resides exhibiting such clear-headed thinking in the classroom, he has more than once displayed ahilit on both the basketball court and football field. I'.d’s "Indian" hall ma not have been legal hill it certain!) was original. The most striking characteristic of the man is his fidelity to promises. Once Kd has given his word, agreeing to support an activity or to assist a classmate, one can rest assured that no circumstance will ever cause him to retract. Such a character as his. one with which everythin': upright and manl is allied, and to which anything mean or ignoble is utterly foreign, will stand him in good stead in law. nd. if the liar Vssoeiation docs not recognize and approve those qualities in him which we have admired, we’ll turn out on masse as character witnesses for him. But we will not have to do that. Kd is his ow ii character witness. FORDHAM 1932JOSKPH .1. SMITH. .B. moi nt st. Joseph's high school Foe's reputation preceded him lo Fori I ham. lie tl came to IIS heralded a- one of those little P men so colorful in the world of sports. During his four years of prep school tin South thrilled to his exploits in soccer, football, baseball, and track. It was the South's loss and tin- North's gain when he decided to carr on his education at Fordham. It hough here at school Joe transferred most of his energies toward his various studies, nevertheless he could not he kept away from his favorite sport—track, lie will he remembered as one of the most reliable men on the mile relay team, lie could always be counted on to hold up his end if Fordham were in the lead, or to gain many precious vards on the leaders if she were behind. Joe's activities were not limited to studies and track alone, however, lie was a member of two sodalities, in both of which he held office, and belonged to the German Club. In his Junior year he was elected by his class to the chairmanship of the ring committee and. in Senior, to the chairmanship of Senior week, both positions requiring responsibility anti resourcefulness, the successful conclusions of which proved the trust well placed. We shall leave Joe as we ll remember hi n. hailing everyone, for all were justly proud to call him friend. FORDHAM 1932 Carlhcniat, Sotlaht 1.2. 3. Srcon,I J 'reject. I Si. I inrc il ,lc I hall $,niclv. 3. Secretary. I v t Harvester (.tub. 3 Her man ('lab. 4 Track. I. 2. 3. I ('mss Country; 2y 3, I-Interclass liasohafl.‘2.’3 later,-lass llusketbail. 2. Inter, lass football. 2. 3. Class liing Commitl,-,-. Chairman. 3 freshman Initiation. 2. C.liairmail of Senior If efik 303 Parthcnian Sodality. Immaculate Concc uit n Sodality. I Council, of Drluite. I I i -Sl itc Club, I Class Treasurer. 2 KAY MONO V. SMITH. B.S. CORNWALL HIGH SCHOOL An indomitable spirit, a ( harming smile, a dash of humor, and a wee hit o" blarney go to make up that striking figure we know as "Ray." He is hailed h all. from Jake Weber to Madame Kuschmeyer. and admired by the slightest acquaintance. This product of Cornwall-on-Hudson is verily a man of affairs. Whenever the light is thickest, whenever polities are of chief interest, whenever the minority needs a leader. Kay Smith is at hand. No. he doesn't say "raddio." nor “timid." hut. despite these failings, lie is no less an orator, having given some of his best efforts to the r r Debating Cluli. and having filled in between the coffee and the desert at many a banquet. Not only his fellow classmen, hut also the faculty will long remember his sparkling witticisms, his thoughtful comments, and his vibrant personality that so often "graced the occasion." Kay himself tells us that law is beckoning to him most alluringly. As far as we're concerned, we're not sure. This fellow is too versatile for us to predict a specific vocation. But. we who know him and w ho does not?—predict success in most any venture he may undertake. We feel sure that, as the waters of the Hudson race swiftly by. they pause for a moment below the little town of Cornwall as if in answer to a query: "Ray? lie's doing fine! ' 301 FORDHAM 1932R WMOND J. SPAT . .B. ST. pbtf.r's high school J Tis mother will tell you. a they all do. that, as A A a child, he was the cutest in tin neighborhood, hut she has pictures to prove it. Toda this is the one thing he will admit, which is rather generous of him. as he is probably the most non-committal man we've ever met. If he isn't sure, lie says he doesn't know, and when he is. he adds so many qualifications that you're not sure. He does his reading in the late hours and blames it on insomnia. Has a remarkable facility for absorbing what he reads and. next day, or a few months later, for that matter, will quote accurately. page and line, word and context, from any-given author. Likes to write as much as he likes to read. Spent one vacation teaching in a grade school and. as a result, intends to teach only high school classes. Is a radio program addict. Particularly interested in orchestras. His other hobbies are food, books and statistics. Thinks travelling good, and counsels all on its advantages despite his daily jaunt from Jersey City. Asserts that it just happens that the women he likes are blondes and that he exercises no choice in the matter. Is a good listener because lie's never bored by what people say. Strikes people as a sober, grown-up. wise fellow, and is—usually. | Sodalil "Monti I Short S nc Jrr • '• ' ly" 3. I orv Guild. I sdv Club, I. 2. 3, r I ii 305 FORDHAM 1932Soila ity. . 2. ,'i. I I arrester dub. 2. Freshman Short Star liasehall. I I if i shell Hill. I I n ten I ass li as hi ’tbull. Intercla.ss liasehall. I I iiiilance (’.nmmittev. (,ui lil 1. 2. :i 2. :i ILLIAM J. STAFFORD. V.B. GEORGE W VSIIINGTON HIGH SCHOOL Bill is that big fellow whose heart is as hig as himself. Kver dependable. no matter what the size of the difficulty, he has continually shown the genuineness of his friendship by the able assistance he has given any unfortunate classmate who sought him. Nor was his spirit of charity conJincd solely to the unfortunate among his classmates: as a mem her of the Harvester Club in his Junior and Senior years he spent more than one afternoon in spreading the work of the missions. Once on the football field, though. Hill underwent a speedy metamorphosis. To see him take out about half of the opposing team at one thrust of his massive frame brought home thoughts of the C “ good old days when men were men. On the basketball court he played with the same spirit of abandon. No interclass contest was complete yvithout Bill's imposing presence. In class Hill was not one of those studious fellows. but rather one who saw in education a background and pattern for his life in the world outside. Accordingly, though lie was seriously attentive. he was never a grind. As we see him now. he has attained the end of his stay at school, namely. a well rounded development of his faculties and abilities. Ifeflort is its guarantee, a pleasant and happy life should fall his lot. 306 FORDHAM 1932CM KLICS W. ST RK. ICS. LA SALLE INSTITl TE rpo fashion a few words ahout a gentleman is. A sometimes, a rather tremendous task. Kspc-cially if he has heen inaelive. as has heen Charles. Not because of a lack of spirit by no means that hut because of an ambition that demanded a definite procedure. Then the problem is not so easilv handled. Those things which truly characterize the man must then he looked for: those things which made Charlie a | ersonality on the campus. lie is one of those very interesting chaps. Kn-doyved with a preponderance of good sense, a keen w it and an amazingly pleasing frankness, he cannot help but enjoy some popularity, lie seldom has much to say and. if he has. he is terse and Iruthful. That is why you can’t help admiring him. He is a gentleman, but he is not a flatterer, for he is loo sensible to see any yvorth in that. Would that most of us could he like him: as honest with ourselves! Indeed. Charlie is a character: never conspicuous, a remarkably level thinker and a sincere, staunch friend. Our lives at Fordham will soon he done. The happy hours of college days shall he memories that will dance in the fireplaces of our homes of tomorrow. We shall, perhaps, be a little sad but. yvhen we think of Charlie, the light of an old life will glow. It may dim. hut it will never go out. FORDHAM 1932 ('hem isty C.luh, Mendel Club. 2. X I Basketball I, 2 B. S. Bunyuel Committee. 2. 3 (‘.Itiss liefiresent'iiire. 307Council of Debate. I H coolly n-Long island Club. 2. 2. I Inlcrclass Baseffoll. I Interclass flasket hall, -I Stupe ( '.re,u , .1 II.1.1 M 1C. ST A UK 1C . .H. CAMSIl S ('01.1. KG I ' HEKB is a man who looks the part of a person who has some definite purpose in his even movement, who will move heaven ami earth to accomplish his ambitions. Yet Hill is a jovial fellow. one who always is appreciated in a group of his fellow students, he the engaged in a friendly conversation or on their way to some social affair. In Hill we find a blending of characteristics which are admirable, at the least, lie is very un-a-Miming and unostentatious, but even unostentation wins one's attention and approbation. If we were all of Hill's class, then ccrtainh there wouldn't be any need for the "create your personality and popularity by our method" type of advertisements. Merely to glance at him assures one that he is gazing at a man among men. The self-reliance of his manner, the swing of his shoulders, and the tilt of his chin, all betoken the thoroughbred. I pon meeting Hill, he appears to be a verv quiet chap, but soon one grows to know him and appreciate that beneath his quiet manner is hidden a wealth of friendliness which has marked him a true son of Ford ham. W ith this in mind, we have no fears in predicting a happy and successful career for Hill, whatever he may choose. 30H F 0 R D H A M 19 3 2 K i ll I R H. STE(; I vyer. .b. REGIS HIGH SCHOOL i ikt ami unassuming in evervthing In lid. Vrtie accomplished great things, lie created as little attention as possible, hut his work upon the stage could not go unnoticed. Truly a great actor, his portrayals carried even play he entered. Nor did ho confine his acting ability to the visible stage. Ilis clear, resonant voice was well-known for the man roles he played for the Sociality radio hour. In losing Vrtie the One- Vet Plays and the Sodality lose one »f their most valuable men. for his actix it in these lines has ranked him among the leaders. Ever serious in his studies. Vrtie has won for himself no little distinction in this direction. He elected science in his Junior year and it has become a hobby. His love for the work has l»een mirrored in his achievements. When he became a student of biology he joined the Mendel Club and provided manv an interesting session for its members. A good student and prominent in activities, Vrtie has gained a well rounded education, one that will, without doubt, stand him in good stead as he pursues his path in his chosen world of medicine. In his quiet hut genial wax Vrtie has gained many friends. It is with the deepest regret that they must now hid him farexvell. Ihit they do so with the consolation that his every step is a step toward the success that is due the true ford ham man. FORDHAM 1932 Holy Rosary Sodality. I First Assistant Prefect. -Immaculate Conception Sodality, 3. I Harvester Club, 3 Hcmlel Club. I Interclass Raskriball. I I arsity One. let I‘lavs. 3. 309Sodality, . 2, 3. I Hughes Debating Society. 2 Council of Debate. 3. I Mimes mul Mummers. 2. 3. PI ays ho ). 2. 5. ‘I Quill ('.lull. 2, I’ic !-President. 3. I Slmri Story Guild. I German (Huh, President. I roon. f I ursily One- 4ct Ploys. 2. 3. I f reshman One- 4ct Ploys. I Debating ream. 2. 3 310 ; J. B C N SI LI.IVW. .B. IKK HIGH SCHOOL Jim i' better known about the campus as llacon. Me i." one of the most talented men we know, and. certainly, the most studious. So studious, in fact, that he drags down excellent marks even in those subjects for which lie has no liking, for example. lie detests phvsics. and has little affection for chcmistrv or mathematics. yet we can not re-mcmUr when his marks in the above dropped below those of the leaders. One of Bacon's pet hobbies is play writing. Me deprecates his ability, and ridicules those efforts which have been produced, possibly because they failed to win in the One-Acts. But that is no criterion. Since he won t lake up the cudgel in their defense, we must. Mis plays have been original. sound in technique, and excellentl) written. In his latest effort. Jim played a role himself. Mis portrayal met our expectations. Me is as good on the stage as he has been on the debating platform. Debating always has been one of Jim's avocations. Me enjoys an argument immensely, and is in a bea en of particular delight when delivering a telling refutation. Me has a definite opinion on ever) subject that pops up in the course of a conversation. Moreover. Bacon is always ready to hoist his battle (lag in their defense. Me has fought many engagements, and has bred and stood the shock of main a verbal broadside. FORDHAM 1932W ILLI AM . SI LLI VAN. ML. .lt. K VTON Ml HIGH SCHOOL In t lie cases of some men. wee | ee( a sour countenance whenever they put in appearance, hut in Billy" this would indeed be an incongruity. Everything connected with him. from his slightest mannerism of dress or personal habit to his most deep-seated and inherent traits, radiates cheerfulness. This happy characteristic becomes unusual and unique when one realizes that it is not accompanied by the volubility and loquacity which are frequently attendant upon a blithe and airv nature. On the contrary. Billy has an invaluable faculty for succinct self-expression and. in addition. he is capable of this epitomization without the smallest trace of abruptness. W bile it ina be hard for main to enter new surroundings and make real friendships, such a difficulty, when presented to Billy, proved only inconsequential. Coming from katonah. his even and sunny disposition quickly won him a place in each of the various groups about the campus, his presence and conversation being instantly appreciated. Both won him many a friend and scores of acquaintances. Krom this, certainly, it is obvious that the following prediction must become an actuality—that, wherever good society is judged by the correct standards. Billy will be instantly accepted as. and rightly enjoy, the position of a prized member. :mi F O R D H A M 19 3 2Par then inn Swlality. I. 2. 3 Connecticut ('.InIk 2. 3. I Football. I. 2. 3. I Class llasvbull. 2. 3. t Basketball. I. 2. 3. I WILLI AM . S LSZKOWSKL ILS. TOHIUNGTON HIGH SCHOOL Although not an honor student, yet through experience we have learned with what diligence lie has applied himself to all his studies. ”Zeus,“ as he is known to all. not only applied himself scholastically, hut also athletically, in lioth football and basketball, lie has done his utmost to bring glory to Lordham. Although never a star, he a I wavs did his work with as much enthusiasm as those who were. Perhaps it was the unselfish way he played that kept him in the limelight. Lor on both court and gridiron he was a fighter and a scorer. Ilis play was never flashy hut it was fin-nished. Especially on the basketball court was his skill and energy noticeable. It has ever been a mystery to us how so big a man could travel with so much speed. Serious in the classroom, once outside it seemed hard to realize that this man whose countenance held an ever ready smile, whose witticisms amused everyone, was one and the same person. It is with the utmost regret that many will greet Commencement Dav. for it will bring us to the parting of the ways with one whom it was most pleasing to know and whom everyone was glad to consider a friend. However, we can leave with the firm conviction that his many assets will stand him in good Stead in whatever he intends to undertake. and that, through his success, we w ill always be kept near him. 312 F O R D H A M 19 3 2CHRISTOPHER J. TAY LOR. .R. HOLY CROSS COI.I.F.GF. A more gay -hearted lad we have never met. Y'et - V he has a eliaraeler as sturdy and serious as the mannerisms with which he cloaks it are light and carefree. He could lead the class or. at least, press the leaders, if he thought the honors attendant sufficient inducement to constant studv. Rut he would rather he surrounded hv friends than huried in hooks. He can count as many friends in the college as many of us. and more than a lot of us. He tells stories that are intentionally long-winded because lie usually doesn't have to finish them. Ilis listeners always trv to finish him lirst. In the college his closest pals are the men with whom lie graduated from Brooklyn Prep. Vs a group they are never serious. Chris’ poiulles arguments with Johnny Whelan are gems of humor, hut their Burns and Vilen act is a classic in simulated idiocy. Withal, as we have insinuated, he is serious and sensible. Not externally, hut internally. He won't remain solemn faced and sober minded any longer than necessary . Even his seriousness consists, not in the dour cold seriousness that seems to blight the blooming genius, but in a fresh humorous stubbornness that will wring success from the jaws of failure. Vs a business man. he will give good account of himself. He has an underlay of grit and an overlay of determination on which to found and rear a successful career, which all of us envy and hope to acquire. Sodality- d Brooklyn-Cong Island Cl ib, 3, 313 FORDHAM 1932I I Immaculate Conceal ion Sodality. .'I. I cic Jersey Club. I. 2. 8. I Basctmll. I Track. I nterc ass lluscbafl. .1 I utercluss Track. 2 GEORGE J. TAYLOR. A.B. ST. PETEK S HIGH SCHOOL rpoppiNG ihr list in the outstanding charactcris-1 lies «»f George are those of humor anti sanguinity. Hr is the easy-going type, with a bit of reserve for the more serious hours of political and social conversation. One of the pet activities of this true son of Ford-ham was the New Jersey Club. Always in attendance at the meetings of that organization, ami always ready to offer some constructive criticism, lie was ever welcomed into the inner chambers to confer with the leaders of the club. At the dances in the Carden Stale he was seen invariably with an attractive, to say the least, blonde, who. it is rumored, has captured his heart. A brief glance at his sartorial elegance convinces you that he is one of the well dressed men on the campus. The law profession is to take George into its confidence in the near future, lie tells us. We may confidently predict lasting success for him in this vocation, lie has all of the qualifications requisite for a famous barrister: the gift of persuasion, of enjoyable conversation, quick wit and impressive appearance. Indeed, without overstepping the hounds of reason, we may well predict that some day George will he numbered among those diplomats who govern the destinies of his home state. In bidding you farewell. George, we feel a lump of regret in our throats, and. in shaking your hand, we silently whisper a prayer that soon we will meet you on the road to fame and glory. FORDHAM 1932NOW KD TIIOUSKN. .B. I’EKKSK U.L IIICII SCHOOL RemE ibek the days in Freshman? Remember the chap who barely made the first class even morning? How w ell we recall the tow-headed, suave "Howie" Thomsen. nd how well we remember the sparkling personality which gradually evolved from bis quietness as the school years rolled past. One of those real, true friends, with a heart open to the friendship of all. and a ready willingness to aid bis fellow students in any problem. w hether it be one of school work or one of the great w ork of life. Indelibly printed upon our memories is the picture of comradeship presented dail w hen we witnessed Howie strolling down the paths with bis chosen companions. Careful to select his intimates, be was the leader in every escapade in which college boys so often find themselves and. under his guidance, many hours of wholesome fun were spent. As our first two years swept by. so also did Howie's manner change. It transformed itself from a '"devil-may-care" demeanor to one which was more suited to the serious side of his character. lie took an intense interest in the intricacies of philosophy and mastered this entrancing subject as few others have done. In his serious moments he is interesting: in his less serious he is entertaining. At every moment, he is a man to admire. In our four years we have witnessed no equal to the calm, smooth manner of Howard Thomsen. Good luck and great success. It's yours for the asking. FORDHAM 1932KI)W l I) .1. TIKDEL. V.B. FOKOHXM I’ltKI’AR VTOm -CIIOOI. Tv "nonchalance" does not dcstrilw Ed. llicn the word lias no meaning. Nothing ever disturbs him. Whatever happens. he looks upon it us just a necessary link in the chain of human events and. let it he pleasant or unpleasant, the only reaction he gives is a smile. Ed is one of those rare men who find a greater thrill in helping others to attain glory than in winning laurels for themselves. But talent such as his simply could not he obscured. 11 is w ork for the Glee Club, the Ham. and the Harvester (dub will not easilx be forgotten. Mis versatility, his capacity for work, his keen interest in Fordham and his talent for accomplishment will live in the record of his activities. s a publicity man or a campaign manager. Mil was unrivalled. Ilis success in this line lay in the fact that lie could call more of his fellows friends than any other ten people. Ed is not merely well-known. lie is actually famous. In no corner of Fordham is lie unknown, and. if there is an spot in the colleges of the Metropolitan district and environs where the name of Tirdel is not recognized and honored, then we are distinctly surprised. Ed leaves Fordham with a host of friendships, the deep admiration of his fellows and a record of achievement of which he and his college may well be proud. Harrestrr Club. 1. President, f 2 4 Council of Peltate. 3. A Hughes Debating Society Freshman Forum ‘’Ham." ‘2. 3. 1 (rice Club. . 2. 3. French Club. 1. 2 Orchestra. 1. 2. 3 1 fnterclass learns. 1. 2 ! I ntercolhtgiato. Glee ('lab Contest, 2. 3 f igilance Committee. 2 Cress Club. 3. I 316I JOHN M. TOBIN. B.S. DEAN CAI EM rpill': mention of ”'ri| ' Tobin to a eirele of lord- - liain men immediately touches oil'a conversational spark, about the deeds of this gridiron stalwart which will recall main a feat of prowess on the field, and will result in main heart) laughs at the multiple puns which came from his lips. l ip. it may be stated with assurance, is going to be missed when we leave the hallowed halls of Hose Mill and need some jovial influence to strengthen us in our battle against life's odds. As a football luminary much might be said of him. but little w hich is not know n to every student in the school. Time and again he has brought crowds to their feet with a timely tackle or display of iron nerve. One of the most valuable men on the squad, he did not limit his athletic activity to participation in this sport. He is also a college notable on the diamond, being a regular member of the team for his entire college career and sharing the captaincy in his Senior year. His trusty bat and an unerring eye crashed out a needed hit more than once. As a friend, only this need be said o! Tip. No truer or squarer fellow is to be found, nor one so ready to lend a hand, or so quick to sympathize with those less fortunate. We'll all miss you. Tip. Lots and lots of lock. FORDHAM 1932 Football. I, 2. 3. Baseball. I. 2. 3. Co-Captain, t Massachusetts Club. I. 2. 3. I Interclass Basketlmll. 1. 2. 3 Sodality. I. 2. 3. I ( '.lass Rc tresenlatint. I Harvester Club. I. 2. 3. I'ice-1 resident. I Council of Debate. 3. Duelios Debatin'' Society. 2 Iresliinan l orum, I' ice-President. I Glee Club. I. 2. 3, I Interclass Teams. I. 2 Junior llutu uel CommitU-c Oratorical Contest. 3. I Collefip Council for Catholic Action. M RTIN J. TR CKV. .B. KEGIS HIGH SCHOOL IT is superfluous to talk of wluit Marty lias done at Fordham. Ilis list of activities is a record of achievement, well-known hnth on and off the campus. Vs an orator, a debater, a singer, and a leader in Catholic Action, he has excelled. Flic versatilitv of his talents knows no hounds. Thai Mart has the genius men define as an infinite capacity for work, is evidenced by the fact that, despite his great activity at college, he worked at night throughout his college career. n honor man in his studies, he can look hack over the past four years with confidence that lie has secured an education such as few men receive. Marty leaves Fordham. honored as one of her most worthy sons. Yet. with his almost unbelievable record of accomplishment in activities and in studies, there is no memory of him ever being so wrapt in work as to have become a ''grind." To be honest, we cannot recall the dance at which he was not present, nor the social which was not honored both by his presence and his hearty cooperation. Few men. indeed, can count so many friends among the student body. Few men have won so deep an admiration from all their associates. To say. then, that Marty's college career has been a great success: to sa that lie goes forth with the qualities of the trul great, would be but wasted words. FORDHAM 1932 318FK NC1S A. TRAVIS, A.B. ST. FRANCIS ACADEMY HHALL. blond, medium build, good-looking and I possessing a faculty for making interesting conversation. I rank is without doubt a social success. He has been an active member of the Rrooklvn-I.ong Island Club and a constant patron of all their functions, lias a keen interest in music. Prefers the modern tempo, and likes it fast and peppy. Is preparing for a business career and takes great interest in the preparatory studies. Has already exhibited business ability, and a great capacity for work as office-manager of the M aroon. orks as a purser on a boat in the summer and likes the occupation. Has no interest in politics anti does not take part in any type himself. Fond of shows, though his interests center round the individual portrayals of the actors rather than on the plot. Has no particular preference in literature, but is fond of reading and widely read. Very particular about his dress: not flashy, yet not conservative. Scrupulously neat, this quality is reflected in everything he does. Likes pictures, par-tieularlv those of the sea and ships. There we have a picture of Frank. His genial personality has won him many friends. His activity and his industry has marked him a man of talent and ability. To wish him success is to wish him but his due. Inunaculatr Conception Sodality. 3. 4 Brooklyn-Long Island Club. 3. 4 Maroon, 4 319 FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. I. 2 Spat ish Club. I SAMUEL S. Tl RNER. .B. KEG IS HIGH SCHOOL Swi first attracted our attention in Sophomore vear. mainly by his frequent fluent discourses on the excellencies of Sophocles, f irst amused, then amazed by Ins intense interest, we gradually came to admire him for his profound knowledge of the Greek drama. While he was conversant with the works of both Greek and Roman writers. Sam had. besides, an intimate acquaintance with later and modern men of letters. Valuable as is his opinion on the Classics, we rate just as highly those on the present day authors, for Sam. we know, is- a man with an eclectic taste in literature. He would rather read than eat. Ilis personality is something of a paradox, lie is best described as ill-naturedly good-natured. He cloaks the lighter and gaver side of his nature with a brusqucncss that is utterly at odds with the rest of his character. He seldom smiles broadly, yet his chuckles betray a sense of humor which is not expected in a man of such stern literary tastes. Sam's stocky build and apparently blunt manner led us to believe that he was the scion of some Dutch family with an ancestry traceable to some venerable old patroon of New Amsterdam, but he maintains he is Yankee, so we're wrong. If he continues to apply himself as assiduously in after life as he has in college. Sam will he a leader in whatever profession or field of commerce he mav enter. 320 I FORDHAM 1932W ILLIAM F. VINCR. B.S. MAMAKONBCK HIGH SCHOOL Is it be true that all pleasures are of the mind. Bill has approached real happiness in life. Ills eas air of mental indifference when things go • c c wrong enables him invariable to emerge on top. His warm greeting and ready wit have ever been a source of pleasure to his associates, and one leaves him with a far happier outlook on life. But then you really don't have to be in Bill's immediate presence to feel his influence. Those sparkling neckties and pepper-and-salt port suits which only he can wear, fairly seem to herald his approach at a distance. The Recreation Hall has been his paradise, and you always seemed to feel his presence when there. Being a close student of auction as well as contract. In was often seen at the bridge tables, where his skill in play together with his sportsmanship served to weld closer his friendships of the classroom and campus. But to really know Bill you must talk to him quietly and without interruption: you learn that he is the possessor of a deep understanding of life, cultivated through long years of companionship with rare manuscripts and volumes of classics. Truly Fordham will miss his smiling countenance, and those of us who have been his classmates and friends will want to continue and strengthen in later life this strong bond of friendship which Bill has forged. Sodality. I Chemists' Club, 3, ■ 1 igilqnce CornntiUeh 2 321 FORDHAM 1932Cln ini sis' Chih. 3 lrLlot Club. 3 5 w(»s i ( lub. I V('lC Jrrsrv Club. I. Ikuice ConunilUP. 3. I ROBERT If. WALL. A.B. LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL IV u.anck is tin quality most apparent in this 1 youth It is not lightly that we postulate a mental ami physical equilibrium of our hloml compatriot. Many men. who have come to this institution of higher learning have arrived with plans for the future hazily defined. But Boh came with his plans definitely formulated, lie selected only that which would aid him in attaining his ambition. Following a natural bent for the sciences, a fact that seems paradoxical when we see that he enrolled in the arts course, he was an actively enthusiastic member not only of the Mendel Club, but also of its younger scientific cousin, the Chemists Club. Perhaps more in keeping with the course of his choice was his membership in the Spanish Club during Freshman year. It is not to he thought for a moment that the balance of which we spoke was violated by an absence of social activities. Bob has been an adherent of the Jersey Club, and as a member of Dance Committees he was responsible in no small degree for the success of those terpsichorean cavorts. Everyone knows him as a familiar figure in the Recreation Hall, everyone recognizes his sane gaict in all his forms of relaxation. Judging by the indications which these four years Inne given us.we think he will go through life in the same manner, knowing what lie wants and obtaining it. FORDHAM 1932 3 IGEORGE Y LLYCE. .B. CATHKDR VI. COLLEGE (”'i korge spent his first two years at Cathedral. T but in our opinion, his best two years were those spent here at Ford ham. He wasn’t a man who accumulated a long list of activities hut he did win a host of friends. How he did it is a mystery. George isn’t the boisterous storv spinner or the “hail, fellow" type. In fact he is so quiet, even taciturn, so soft-spoken. that his presence would never he noticed were it not for his soft, slow smile, his general air of friendliness, the sincerity of his hand-clasp. His smile is a fixture on his face. It never wholl disappears. Even in his most serious moments traees of it linger around the corners of his mouth, ready to race across his countenance at a hailing shout. About that air of friendliness. The man is positively wrapped in it. It forms a sort of protecting wall about him against which his personal trials and troubles heal in vain. The only thing that can make a breach, from our experience, is some trial or trouble of ours. A hundred times his advice and his heartening clasp have braced our failing confidence in ourselves. Here it is customary to wish a man success. Ihit, if success will do to George what it does to so many men part them from their friends, then we refuse to do so. We want him always for a friend. Sofia!itv. 3. 1 I i ' I I I F O R D H A M 19 3 2Sodality. I. 2. 3, I Harvester Club. 3 "Ham." 1. 2. 3 C,lee Club. I. 2. 3. I IfrooUvn-Ixuifi Island Club. 2. 3. I G1LBKKT C. WALSH. A.B. HKOOK1.YN PRKPAIt TORY SCHOOL A s a singer in the Glee Cluh. as a liahitue of the Kec Room, as a member of a student group or even, believe it or not. in tlie eliein lab. Gil lias consistently been one of those who favorably impress people. Credit, no doubt, is due to bis clean-cut apjM aranee. to bis air of complete competency, or to the bail fellow pialit immediately apparent. Leave these discussions to future paragraphers; whatever it be. bis presence is always felt. Gil. since bis prep days in the City of Churches has demonstrated a versatility which has well served him in the exigencies of his scholastic career, lie is a universitx clubman of the first water, a charter member and loyal supporter of the Brooklyn-Long Island Club, a member of the Glee Club, and has served long and well on the Ram staff. He has added to these activities yet another, and one even more to be desired in the Catholic college man—regular attendance in the Sodality. 'I'he distinctive calmness of his demeanor, his subtle, pleasant humor will be memorable to us. not singly, but as characteristics which compound a pleasant unit. hen we go off to tread our separate paths, to his intimates his genial personalitv will remain, to those not so fortunate he will linger as a man typical of Lordham. her scholastic ideals, her comradeship, and her Catholieitv. 32 I FORDHAM 1932MICHAEL J. W VLSI I. B.S. STlYVRSANT HIGH SCHOOL Hoi ndlkss activity is a quality which few attain. and which still fewer possess naturally. hen this asset is coupled with a fighting temperament. you have that rare character a leader. Mike is one of the most energetic men on tin campus. 11 is interest in the track team and his hard work in managing it. have been responsible for the spread of enthusiasm for this sport at Ford ham. VI ways a gentleman and a sportsman, he will be remembered on the athletic field long after he has left the universit whose aims he was so active in furthering. However, athletics were not his only interest. He was frequently seen at meetings and in organizations where diplomacy and arbitration were th order of the dav. We admired him more for his affability than for his skill in argumentation, though the latter was no mean attainment of his. He had firm convictions on all controversial questions: his courage in steadfastly' adhering to his convictions won him the respect not only of those whose opinions he shared but also of those with w hom he differed. Adieu. Mike! If yours is not the placid path l those to whom debate is burdensome; if you are. in the future, called upon to do intellectual battle, remember that once, long ago. you were famed as a fighter, respected as an antagonist. Assistant Manager. liasktilluill. 1.2 Manager. Manager. Truck. 3. I joss Country. I :vi:i F O R D H A M 19 3 2 SmlaHivl I. 2. 3. : Mimes mid M tun liters, '3. I Singe Crew. 3. 4 German •Chib. I fironklvii-Long I sin ml jChib. 2. .3. I Inlen la: s UasebaU. if liilen m{. Hast; ■lliuil. L. .3. I 32(i KICIIAKD P. W ALSII, A.B. XAVIEK HIGH SCHOOL ■tothkn one passes Dick's conservative reserve. VV he finds a man entirely different from the one his quiet, almost shy. hearing indicates. Here is the real Dick, earnest, sincere, fiercely loyal to his friends and friendly with everyone. lie is known all around the campus for his ability to accomplish things with the greatest amount of efficiency and the least amount of talk afterwards. In his Junior year lie joined the Mimes and Mummers and was appointed property manager after his first show. This unusual action was certainly justified since the credit for the excellence of future performances was in no small measure due to Dick's enthusiastic and painstaking efforts. Devotion to his friends and the organizations of which he was a member extended to a lively support of th«‘ varsitv teams. Manx of us will never forget the Boston trips we made with Dick, nor his characteristic Barney Oldfield driving. Beneath the baskets or on the diamond. Dick in the bitter contests of interclass competition has not only home himself well and shown the strength ami determination of his character, but has revealed a graining of that bit of iron which has made the name and fame of old Ireland's sons. He was always ready to do his bit and did it. Perhaps that best characterizes the Dick we all knew. FORDHAM 1932WILLIAM A. WARD. A.B. ST. PETEK'S PREPARATORY SCHOOL A brilliant conversationalist, a philosopher of ■Cm. great depth, a fervent romanticist. From our days in Freshman we have listened to him for entertainment and knowledge, lie is. foremost and forever, the man of thought, the alert and keen thinker who delights in solving dilTiculties. At times his store of knowledge seems infinite. smooth undercurrent of humor colors his discussion. Intelligence is his outstanding characteristic, and yet it is tempered with a refreshing indifference to the curriculum. Born with a poetic soul, his continual delving into the classics has truly given him a cultural as well as a liberal education. Although inclined to he moody and temperamental, he has a warm and pleasing personality. His keen wit and soft smile have made him many friends, lie is the originator of wills sayings and the coiner of phrases that live in campus life. He is noted as a playwright whose plays have invariably won their audience. His works are marked by a naturalness of situation and character and by a sparkling dialogue. He is pleased if you tell him that in this he resembles Noel Coward. He is well aware of his talents and readily, and almost indifferently, concedes them. With a final wave, we hid farewell to Bill, our wit, our man of letters, and our friend. We are loathe to part with him. We will never part with our memory of him. Mimes (iiiti Mummers. 2. 3 Yen Jerlejf Club. I. 2. 3. t Associate Editor. VI K©0 , I arsitv Que- Act Elays} 2. 3 Froshma i Hides Committee. 2 Fresh nut One- -let Elay 327 FORDHAM 1932! I Sntlaluv. 1. 2. 3. 1 I 'n’tirh Club. 2 lirooltivn - Lonti I slur I ntcnya.is iootlkill. Inlcrchiss Httx hall. I nlrniftris Ijtislu’lbiili ! Club. 3. I . 3 . 2. 3 ANDKKW .1. WARCO. A.R. XAVIKK HIGH SCHOOL Am v spends the better portion of his leisure hours in selecting those magnificent ensembles with which he decks, in extreme gooil taste, Ins manly form. The reputation which he has enjoyed during these four years at Fordham for dressing tastefully, well, and splendidly had its foundation when we lirst met him in Freshman. ndv s debonair personality and his taste in dress are not his only claims to fame. Any member of this Senior class of 1()32 will speak loudly and long of those jokes of his. those moribund Scotch jests, those Caledonian quips with which he has for days on end assailed our tender cars: in particular. that one hardy annual, that one mossy rib-cracker which has been sprung at least once a week in the Husiness d class during this year. And his puns...... Despite this jocose attack on Andy's kindly humor we must admit that his sterling character and his quiet ability have won our whole-hearted friendship and esteem. In interclass competition he has labored ardently in defense of every inch of ground won in those titanic football epics, and has tossed many a ball through the hoop in the friendly massacres we called basketball games. He has won the laurel in every fray, whether he won or lost. He knows how to win and how to lose. We hope that the banner lie bears into the battle of lile will remain as unsmirched as the one he bore here. 328 FORDHAM 19 3 2KDW VKD F. W TKRMAN. V.B. FORDHVM PRKPVItATOKYSCHOOL Lypox graduation from the prep. Kd derided to continue liis education under the Jesuit fathers and walked across the (Quadrangle into the Freshman class. Ili genialitx and his gentilitx gained friends for him ;imun« hoth facultx and students: his wit. a host of ac(|iiaintances: his saxoir faire. a circle of admirers. It was not until Junior year that he ran across a subject that intrigued him as no other had yet done. Suarez, quinas. and Bellarminc took his fancy, and for the rest of his college career he was absorbed in a fervent pursuit of the philosophers along every winding trail the followed. In psvch and ethics lie never locked horns with cither the professors or the instructors, but we can blame that on his reticence, and not on any ignorance of the subject mat ter. His activities have been by no means restricted to the classroom. Kd has commuted from Pelham dailx and he has managed to take a part in some Rose Hill activities. On the court or in the field, in the most exciting periods of gruelling play, he displays that calmness ami coolness which is characteristic of him. INow that we have known him. we may justly prophesy that, in w hatever walk of life he chooses, the same qualities that gained him success at Fordham. augmented and tempered by experience, will carry him on and up to his ultimate success. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality I. 2 Intcrrla s Basketball. Interclais Baseball. 2 I 329 Sodality. I. 2. 2, I On ill Club. I. 2 Intcrclass llasrball. I. 2 I ntrir ass liashotlmll. IJ 2 i KDW MiD T. WELSH, .B. U Cl STIM N ACADEMY ajki) is f r(una( in possessing loose traits of _ 1 jovialitx and good fellowship. Joined to these i- a sturdiness of eharaeter w Inch has always stood him in good stead in the university and popularized him with his fellow students. Ned's conversation sparkled with bright, pithy phrases full of meaning. Talk never grew dull nor did the listeners e er (lag in their attention or interest when Ned contributed to the discussion he it on anx subject whatsoever. Some wax or other Ned appears as one having athletic ability and this quality came to the fore in the interclass basketball ami baseball tournaments in which he took part. No little measure of the victories scored h his team was due to the brilliance and energy ol his play. Foremost in tin constitution of the man was ai: eagerness and li ii . determination, as it were, with which lie accepted, even greeted, each new problem that confronted him. besjieaking a well deserved confidence and acti it of intelligence. This confidence and this acli il of his intelligence shall carry him on. and hear him up to success. Fordham's gates, metaphorically speaking, close behind you. tin carefree davs at Old Kose Mill are over: hut cam on that spirit which shall clear the paths and smooth the wax for x on. Ned here s x ishing on luck from mm on. FORDHAM 1932JOHN M. IIELAN. .B. BROOKLYN PREPARATORY SCHOOL Person lly . we could never see just how In managed to do it. lie was. at once, tin liappi. carefree, laughing hov. the human torpedo, tin star student, the worst crooner in the class, and. by the same token, the best story teller. We are agreed that only inspiration could account for tin miraculous answers he gave when interrupted h a professor in the midst of one of his engrossing tales. Johnny lias been such a campus luminary that, in this short biography, we will attempt to set down only the high-lights of his career. That for which Johnnv is best known to all classes is his aquatic ability. Although overshadowed somewhat by the veterans, he was. nevertheless, a swimmer upon whom Coach McDonough depended a great deal during Johnny 's first three years. Developed b this training of his native talent, lie was chosen by his fellows to lead the team. The only reason that he doesn't swell his chest over the record that he leaves behind is that he is entirely too modest. In Senior, the class further recognized his capacities. and elected him secretary, lie has been a consistent leader in matters scholastic. For as long as we can remember he has been something of a Beau Brmnmcl. Wo hope he continues to be what lie has been here, the personification of an ideal Fordham man. FORDHAM 1932 Sodality. , , ... , ) , Brooklyn-ton 'M (ll ' ' ' Swimming , 4 1 ( Interclass $n,inimin . I. ! ('las:s Secular 1 331Class Rearesciiiatii'c. 1. Sinlulitv. I. 2. 3. , SwrrinrY. 2 Harvester ('lab. I. 2 (.ottm il of l)ebatv. 3. Secretary. I H milt vs Delta find Soriviy. Secretary. 2 Mimes ami Mummers. 2 “Ram." I. 2. 3. Alumni Editor. I Short Story Cniild. I French (.hilt. I. 2 noo , Issociate Editor. I Suimminfi. . 2. 3. Manager. I I ate class Hasketbidl. 2. 3 Interclass llasAmlh 2 I nterelass Suimniing. , 2 Interclass Football. 2. 3. I I arsitY One- let Elays. 2 Freshman One let Flay ( lass Riiifi Committee. 3 I if ilance Committee. 2 Fehatinii ’leant. 2. 3 Student Athletic Council. I , IIICNRY F. WIIITK, A.B. XAVIEK HIGH SCHOOL n KKV is our idea of a very complete young man. serious si mlcnt. I»ut in no sense a hookworm, lie look I lie .Scholastics to his heart, vet never granted a point not proven to hi- satisfaction. Once attained though, lie is ever ready to share his knowledge with the less informed and his last minute assistance has stood more than one he-muddlcd student in good stead in a difficult examination. A basketball player of worth, seldom a day passes that lie cannot he seen cavorting wildlv about the g m throw ing in baskets from all angles. Though always the hardest playing man on the court, he is the last man to call it a day. l ime is everybody's enemy hut Harry 9. For. despite an almost daily attendance at late lab classes, lie still managed to take good care of the swimming team, is the "minute man" of the Debating Society, and outside of interclass and organization activities In has nothing to do hut he a very congenial ami sincere friend whose company is never lacking in interest to the multitude who know him. Ilis present ambition is to become a Doctor of Medicine ami for the future of this youth we have no fears, l or. in the dissection of tin feline species, we have yet to see a better example of laboratory technique, than that of our own Harry. FORDHAM 1932JAMKS L. WINN. B.S. V 1.1. II I.LOWS INSTITl TI-; 7HO is the Student who answers to I he above name? It i he who came from the stronghold of the Irish Christian brothers. VII 11 allow s Institute. There he attained tin reputation of hotli student and scholar. In irtue of his untiring efforts a Ford ha til scholarship carried him through the Lnivcrsity. True to form. Jim duplicated those high standards of scholarship throughout his entire collegiate course. 11 is genius as a physicist first brought Jim to our attention in our Freshman days. Many of his fellow classmates profited In his abundant generosity and kindness, for he was ever ready to give assistance to a friend in need. Not only was Jim brilliant in pbvsics. bill his genius extended also to the obscure realms of mathematics and chemistry. I le i also an example of the aphorism that "A good mathematician makes a good philosopher." for he is just that. Although Jim was not an outstanding athlete, he indulged in sports with the same sincerity and earnestness which he displayed in the classroom. Jim's enthusiasm as an ardent Fordham rooter was manifested by his appearance at Fenway Park for four successive years. The future generations will profit bv the well-founded knowledge which Jim has made his oyvn during his sojourn at Fordham. for teaching is to be bis life work. We beam with satisfaction, for we are sure that lie will impart his genial and amiable nature to the students under his supervision.So laliiv. I r i liitrnlas'i Jiusebal! LEWIS W. WISE. B.S. LOYOLA COLLEGE Hkkk y e have tlie personification of the true Southern gentleman, without the lassitude accredited to the Southerners. Lew comes from the state of Maryland, where anyone who doe mi t know his horses is ostracized. 'I his probably accounts for Lew's interest in anything that even remotely resembles a thoroughbred. lie has been with us only two years, believing Loyola College not quite the school that Lord ham is. In those two years Lew's keen wit and wonderful personality have enabled him to call his friend anyone who has ever met him. In the classroom, on the campus, anywhere you see a group of smiling faces, you will find Lew iu the center causing gales ol laughter w it h his dry humor. One would never suppose that such a happy, carefree chap would be a good student, but Lewis' record will attest to the fact that lie has always stood among the leaders in scholastic achievements. lie is not backward when it conies to athletics. Many limes Lew has come to the fore with a timely hit for his club in the intramural series, and nothing hit or thrown anywhere in his general direction ever gets past him. Lew's only regret is that I'ordham hasn t a lacrosse team. We have heard on good authority that Lew was one of the best players at Loyola. Ixtts of luck. Lew! We'll he hearing from yon. FORDHAM 1932VNDKKW . 2ACCAGNINO. .B. MVM VL TKMMNC HIGH SCHOOL M n Fordham men have brought lo their lma Mater, or have acquired, while within her halls, a high degree of perfection in some one or more of the enviable virtues. Rut. to Zae alone ma we hand the palm for cheruhie calm. In him. we delighted!) discovered a well-nigh jjerfect example of him who lived h the golden rule. That discover) was probably one of the most pleasant of our Freshman year and has deepened into a most cherished friendship. Do not think that Zac's quietness renders him devoid of that color dear to a college man's heart. Paradoxically, it is a zestful calm that attracts, that makes him a leader in the fields to which he has applied himself. Zac has been favored with the gift of tongues. For proof of his keen linguistic abilities look lo the honored positions lie held in both the Italian and French (dubs, as well as to the assistant editor's desk of the "Fordham-France" whose literal) excellence he increased with the charming contributions of his gifted pen. Never extraordinaril) anxious to call every one friend. Zae has been admired by ever) one. By neither word nor action has he forfeited the slightest whit of our respect. Rather, he has added much to that happy store we shall cherish, that mcnior) warehouse cf ours. That his will be a path of success we have no doubt. Sodality. 3. I French C nh. 3. I Italian Club. 2 '' i brdhain - Fram e.' ‘ tssislant Editor. 3. I I 335 FORDHAM 1932Sodality. 1. 2 Chemists' Cl u! ■3 Spanish :iuh. 1 Coif. 1 Interelass Teams. R I.PII C. ZKIINF.R, R.S. WIEU HIGH SCHOOL According to tin statements of those versed in the stud) of man there are three necessary factors in the formation of the character and personalia of an individual: namely, environment, heredity, and training. The same learned men tell ns that each one of these elements is a sine ua non: unless all three are of equal excellence, the complete individual will not attain his ultimate p« ssihilities. In imagination we subject Ralph to the merciless scrutiny of the laboratory, and he emerges with the highest credit on all three considerations. However, such an analysis is not the accustomed. ever -day manner of choosing friends or acquaintances: in actual practice the routine of the laboratory expert is quite reversed. That is. we come in contact with a pleasing personality, and then in an attempt to imitate the admirable qualities. we probe the source of this certain disposition. In this manner did we first become aware of Ralph. Despite the wearisome task of traveling to long Island, and of working at night. Ralph always had time for a cheery word and friendly greeting. Worry seems to be a stranger to Ralph, and lie passed through his college career in a lighthearted manner and with a commendable scholastic record, despite his dire forebodings concerning examinations. 'Flic tenacity of purpose hidden beneath his jovial manner is displayed more in results than in valiant forecasts of future deeds. 336 F O R D H A M 19 3 2Alma Mater () lina Mater. Kurd ham. How might) is th |»ow r ■|'o link our hearts t » tliec in love I'liat grows with e r hour. 77iv winding rims, thy hallmeetl halls Thy lawns, thine ivy mantled walls, 0 Tordham. lima Mater. II hat mem'ries each rt'tails. 0 lma Mater. Kordham. While yet tin life blood starts. Shrined he thy sacred image W ithill our heart of hearts. tnd in the years that are to be. May life and lore In- true to me. 0 Tordham. lima Mater. As I am true to tliec.338 hi 1-9-3-2. The Marching Song P C1 As the men of Fordham swing along. From our laughing lips we'll lift a song That will rise, ami swell, and mark the heat ()f our tramping feet To the music sweet: And our eyes will shine with love alone. Strong and yearning. Strong and burning. For the might that’s yours, ) Fordham. And the glory 'round you thrown. Chorus: So su ing, men. and sing. men. II lien (lie drums tut longer day• II ilh arms linked, and hearts linked. In the good old Fordham irav. Forever, forever, till the final sunset flame. And the last great rolling echo Is our dear old Fordham's name. Can the light of friendship ever pine When such true men march in Fordham's line. Ami the starry Ham winks in the sky As a symbol high For a Fordham eye And the stars ring back our answer now. Proudly telling. Proudly swelling. The undying pledge of memory And the brotherhood we vow. ro DUAMJUNIORS I I t s III 1-9-3-2. Class of 1933 OFFICKRS .1 V.VIKS F. ( A.Alik Robert I . O'Keeke J wins .1. Mossky J MKS J. TkEACY President I iee President Secretary Treasurer ThK singular activities of tin Junior class and tin- real interest that it has shown throughout the year in the extra-curricular organizations. especially the Ram. the Monthly, the biological and the chemical publications, arc matters in which it can he justly proud: hut it is a pride mingled with a sincere sorrow at the loss of a line athlete and a liner gentleman and classmate. Cornelius James Murphy. For two years Connie played varsity tackle and played it well. There was nothing spectacular about his performances, nothing to compel experts to write columns about, but none of us can recall when Connie failed to hold down his post with credit. When West Point blew the linal taps for Cadet Richard Brinsley Sheridan and Kordhaui sent her condolences to the bereaved cadet's family, no one ever dreamed that the Angel of Death would take Connie from us. 'i et only a few weeks later, lie passed a wav as a result of a hemorrhage caused by a head injury sustained in the Buckncll encounter at the Polo (Grounds on November the 21st. Connie's passing was sudden and unexpected, for he had been transferred from Fordham Hospital to the College Infirmary and seemed well on the road to recovery. Connie however, suffered a relapse early Wednesday morning. December the 2nd. and died shortly afterwards, strengthened h the rites and prayers of the faith. Fordham bade her hero martyr a last farewell on Thursday. December the 3rd. following a Solemn Mass of Requiem in the I Diversity Church. Fourteen hundred students attended the Mass along with representatives from almost everv walk in life. The Right Reverend Bishop John J. Collins. S.J.. former Fordham rector, presided; and more than thirty members of the Jesuit faculty were present in the sanctuary as Father Movsjiis J. Hogan. S..I.. Celebrant of the Mass, gave the Church s linal blessing, assisted bv Father Joseph Bcglan. S.J.. Deacon, and Father tordwamii 310Joseph J. Lynch. S.J.. Sub-deacon. both professors of the deceased. When the cortege left the chapel the entire student body followed hareheaded t » the campus gate, a scene which together with Lather Bcglan's sermon at the I'irst Frida) Devotions on the follow ing day. w ill never he forgotten. Father L m il and Father Vincent de Paul O'Beirne accompanied the hody to Greenfield. Massachusetts, the home of the deceased, where it was met In the students of the Greenfield High School. Connie's Mina Mater. John K. S .ymaiiski. who alternated at left tackle, was likewise severely injured after having relieved Connie Murphy in the first quarter of the Bucknell game. Johnny fought a splendid defensive battle until he was carried unconscious from the field toward the close of the third period. Ml are happ to see that the Solemn Novena which was begun in John's behalf on December the 10th and the expert medical attention which he has been constantly receiving, have been effective in bringing about the complete recovery of the popular grid star. Practically every member of the Junior class was enrolled in the Immaculate Conception Sodality . and though holding no offices, in accordance with regulations, their active interest in the work of the Sodalitv was shown when mam responded to Father Lx ncli's appeal for supervisors for the Boys' Club (if the Helpers of the ll »l Souls. Junior y ear was ably represented on the stall'of the Fordham Rom by such men as Frank Bauer. John Calarco. Daniel Vhcarn. James K. Clark. Sylvester T. Cohane. Michael J. Sheehan and Vladimir J. Svilak. frank Bauer's ’’Interview" column was always well written and most interesting. Frank, in addition, was a member of the News Board. Tim Cohane. who wrote the "Looking Them Over" Column, proved himself to he a keen analyzer of sporting events, gifted with the ability of narrating facts in an unique and entertaining manner. Tim should go a long wax when he enters the field of journalism. Not only were Jim Clark’s cartoons of Ford-ham athletes and coaches and his sketch of the late Connie Murphy highlights of the Ram. hut the ’’Humor" column added more laurels to Jim's name. Michael J. Sheehan covered and summarized the football games throughout the year. Vladimir J. Svitak was assigned to the more important news events. John 1C Vrens was connected with the circulation department and Clemens G. Arlinghaus with the business staff. The Mimes and Mummers' Varsity Play. .Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." which was successful! presented in Collins iiditorium on the nights of December 10th and 11 th. gave sex era I Juniors an opportunity to show their dramatic abilities. The endeavors of W illiam . Coleman as Feste. Olivia's Clown, of Cornelius M. Miearn as Fabian and of John S. Stella as the Duke of Illyria, were in a large measure responsible for Fordham's dramatic success. This was especially true of the performance of William . Coleman. Mr. Gerard Murphy. S.J.. in reviewing the play for the pages of the Ram said: ”Feste is a harder clown to hit off than a casual reading of the lines would hetrax. Vet William Coleman plaxed the part to good advantage . . . and carried us hack to the bizarre fooling of the Middle Ages for a few hours, and did it in the manner of one w ho was'come h his w its'.” Playing the parts of s.- ili»r- and courtiers were incent Kelly and Bohert Mclnnis. The business committee included John Bowes and Frank Tomedy. On the staff of the Fordham Monthly was John J. Burke, whose poems, short stories and essays have featured main an issue of the magazine. The excellent frontispiece -ketchesof the campus buildings by F.d Koch aided greatlx in keeping the Monthly (ir t among college magazines. The novel retreat cards, displaying a sketch of the church, xvas likewise a drawing by Fdward II. Koch. Vctive members of the others of three litcrarx organizations, the Ouill Club and the Plavshop. were Frank Bauer. Michael J. Sheehan and ladimir .1. Sx itak. Kcprc-cnting the Junior das- in the (Council of I )ebatc were F.d ward McDonough. Thomas O'Keefe. ladimir J. Svitak. Daniel .1. Miearn. Kngene T. Nicolaus.1 • 9 3 2_ Patrick J. Casev. Laurence C. F.hrhardt and James J. Treacv. The enthusiasm and interest which is now present among the members of the language clubs is mostly due to the active work of the members of the Class of ‘33. Vmongst those who belong to the language clubs are PM ward Kicciuti. Rudolph A. Blasi. Henry J. Bender. Vladimir J. Svitak. Joseph P. Brady. Michael J. Sheehan, nthony Fitzgerald and Patrick K. Casev who is one of the writers of the Fordham-France. The officers of the Junior class were James K. Clark, our popular and capable president. Robert O'Keefe, vice-president. James J. Mossey. secretary. James J. Preacy. treasurer. The class selected John Dolce as chairman of the Bing Committee and Robert O'Keefe. James Mossey. Vmhrose Hartnett, and Prank Pickel as his associates. The firm of Bailey. Banks and Biddle, nationally know n manufacturing jewelers of Philadelphia, was awarded the contract for tin- Class rings. The Minor Logic Specimen, one of the main worries of every Junior class, was held on Friday morning. November the 13th. Onlv a few members of the class were called upon to answer the queries, but no objections were forthcoming on this account. william II. Power. John J. Burke and John Brady were among those who made a fine show ing. In mu-ical accomplishments the Junior class was not found wanting. John Stella. Ilenrv Bender. Thomas Re. John IMwards. illiam Coleman. illiam Dunn. John Stewart and Frank Crane were members of the Glee Club. Coleman. Dunn and Power were members of the Fordham Band. Bill Dunn was the leader of the band and Coleman the expert baton wielder and juggler. The varsitv athletes from the Junior c lass were few in number hut nevertheless they were outstanding figures in their respective sports. Connie Murphy. Johnny Szvmanski. Joe Zapustas and Bart McDonnell upheld the Junior banner on the gridiron: Jerry Radice on the basketball court: Joseph P. McCluskey on the cinder paths and pine boards. Joe Zapustas has been hampered by a leg injury since his Freshman days and consequently has by no means shown us his best work on the gridiron to date. Next fall it is most probable that Joe will be the man that the opponents will have to stop in the Fordham baekfield. Bart McDonnell is also a member of the baekfield. hut has not been seen very often in action. On the diamond Bart is at home. McDonnell and apustas are tlx two most reliable batters that Jack Coffey possesses. Who has forgotten that warm Saturday afternoon last summer when Burt stepped up to the rubber and baptized the new hall field with a home run into right field against Scion Hall? How tnanv homers would be added to Zapustas' list if some kind of a fence surrounded the hall field, especially near the lower part of the Gymnasium Building? Jerry Radice was the lone representative of Junior year on the basketball court and has acquired the reputation of being tlx most eonsistentlv efficient plavcr on the quintet. His cool generalship and experience was an inv a I liable aid to the Varsity five on more than one occasion. Justin Cashman of the Junior class helped the Maroon to capture tlx first swimming meet of tlx year when lx took two second places in the 220-yard free style and tlx L"i()-vard backstroke against the Cl. CL N. . natators. Joe McCluskey. intercollegiate two-mile and national two-mile steeplechase champion, almost broke the record for the six-mile run in hi initial effort of the season. when lie was clocked for this distance at 30:56 in a dual meet held against Citv College. McCluskey experienced a few early setbacks when lx took part in races which were not his specialties. During tlx- winter. Joe intends to run the two-mile in the Millrose. Knights of Columbus games, and tlx Wanamaker Meet at Philadelphia. 11 is intercollegiate two-mile championship will lx at stake in the K.ofC. games in New York and his national steeplechase crown in the Nationals at W ashington. Joe. moreover. i confident that he will break the world's record of 3:58 and 0:55 respectivelv for these two events.SOPHOMORES1 • 9 3 2. Ki ki . M vt.t.ox Rohi:ut K. I)i:i. m; JosKIMI F. Tl KKM E ItoiiKK I D. II VI.KN Class of 1934 OFFICKRS President I ice-President Secretary Treasurer THK advent of September saw the Sophomores returning to take tin the traditional task of welcoming the Freshmen. W illiugly they set to work and it was not long before the traditional Freshman regalia was seen on all parts of the campus, being worn by youths w ho stead fast l clung to the cobbles. It is not to be siippo-rd from the above statement that the Sophomorie tyranny was entirely unresisted, for. as igilanccman Dan leAulilTe can testify, open rebellion was eneountered on se eral fronts, before the passage of a week, however, the Sophs wen found to be in complete control and the temporary masters of the situation, a state of affairs which was short-lived, indeed. For the young men of 33 proved to be spirited fellows, and freed themselves from the yoke of Sophomore oppression by a stirring victory in the interelass competition. Rut it is time that we turned from I his engrossing topic to take up the matter that really concerns us. namely, the doings of the Sophomore class. Seemingly tin-liamjMTrd hy the demands of class work upon their time, the men of 31 are found engaged in nearly all of the colleges extra-curricular activities, both athletic and non-athictic. F.arly in December, on the 10th and 111h. to be exact, the annual effort ol the "Mimes and Mummers" was presented. Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night was the play chosen and several Sophomores acquitted themselves verv well in the more prominent roles. Robert (lox as Sir Tnhv lielcli and William Scliolz as I (dentine 346 ■FORD-HAM1 • 9 3 2_ gained great applause from the audience by their excellent portrayals, while Fred IVesc. in the extremely difficult part of Maria. (Olivia's gentlewoman) gave a convincing jR rfoniianee. bile these wortb Thespians were engaged before the footlights, other members of their class were lnis behind the scenes with props and ropes. On their shoulders rested a great deal of the responsihilit for tin play's success, and they arc to be heartily congratulated for the excellent background against which the play was presented. J. Murray. W . Moody. Len Ricrdan. and T. Kirantcllo were very active members in this group. Shorllv after the beginning of the term the Sod a I i t of the Holy Rosary was reorganized under the direction of Father Ignatius Cox. Attendance at the meetings lias been especiallv large. Lawrence A. Leavey and Joseph McCarthy, both ol Sophomore, were elected to the offices of prefect and secretary, respectively. Collegiate activities in the realm of the written word also acknowledge a great debt to the men of Sophomore. "The extensive news-gathering agencies" of the Ham have been successful to a large degree because of the efforts of the Sophomore members of the Ham staff. No less than eleven members of the Class of '31 have been activek engaged in "getting out the Ham." Howard Moran. " in" Gibson. Rob Whalen. Kugene Duffy and Joe Quintavalle were the busy young Sophomores who were constantly on the look-out for men biting dogs. Nat McCaffrey and James Keenan are members of the business staff, while John Murray. John Smith. John Rarnwell and Rill Mathias, have I wen avidly following events in the world of sport. 'Lite genial Mr. Murphy. S.J.. who recently took up the task of directing the destinies of the Ford ham Monthly assures us that his work has been made much lighter by the co-operation of Sophomore contributors. Four of these men. Robert Faber. James Alberse. F.d O'Sullivan and Lawrence Leavey. have already been made members of the staff. K. Ramey Donovan and Leslie P. Me Morrow have made several fine contributions in the form of short stories. The poems of Rob Faber and the learned and polished essays of Lawrence Leavey have been regular features. The Hughes Debating Society was reorganized this fall under Sophomore leadership. Griffith Scott was elected president and was ably assisted by Messrs. Rangert and Alberse. vice-president ami secretarv. respectively . lecture groups have been organized and many fine discourses have been given for the benefit of men's clubs and societies throughout greater New York and its environs. Many Sophomores have taken an enthusiastic interest in this work and have proved themselves to be capable and interesting speakers. We refer particularly to Howard Safarik. Richard Appcrt and George . 11iId. In tin Glee Club a large number of Sophomores have rpialified. We regret that there aresomanv names that we are tillable to enumerate them here. Rob Delanev and Finbarr Sullivan have told us. however, in glowing terms, of the success the club has met w ith in giv ing its concerts at the Carroll Club and the Colleges of Good Counsel and Alt. St. A incent. The Chib's annual concert given at Town Hall was a tremendous success. The Annual One-Act Play Contest was presented on tin evening of Februarv 26th. One of the plays presented was the work of Jim Albcrse.and Kddie Marlin played a prominent part in it. Rob Cox took part in another play and won the prize for the best acting. Also, at a recent meeting of the Chemists (dub. W illiam Kelchner and Peter (riot ta. both of 31, gave an interesting demonstration of nitrogen fixation. Rut. lest you conn to think that the Sophomore class has forgotten the latter part of the old adage "Mens sana in eorpore sano," let us recount some of their deeds of athletic prowess. Fordham's swimming team has just closed a successful season, a season whose success was due in a large measure to the efforts of the Sophomore 348mermen. Coach Mike McDonough expeels that his next year’s team will he compose I almost entirelx of the men of 34. Wc sincerely hope that inny Me Ala lion. Dave Hughes. Bobby Whalen ami their Sophomore mates will live up to the high expectations of their roach. In the Fordham Cvm from swimming to basket hall is hut a step upward (to the g m floor). Here we found main of our classmates working under the direction of Coach Ed helleher. Coach Kcllcher has great confidence in his Sophomore plavers among whom are Fleming. Pavlieovie, Danowski. Grimala and Williams. W illiams has been a regular since the start l the season and all the others have seen frequent action during tin court campaign. W bile on the g in lloor we saw "Jake" Weber putting several of the Soph runners through their paces. Johnny Mul ihill. we note.has been a regular on the mile-relay team since the campaign opened as has Dan (.owing. John Hogan, sensational Soph middle distance man has also starred in several of the larger meets of the indoor season. W ith the curtain drawn down on the basketball season, it is only natural that we should begin to wonder about the prospects of the coining baseball season. It is generally expected that the Sophomores Keenan and Vuer will form the nucleus of the pitching staff and that other Sophs will fill many positions in the infield and outfield. Spring also brings tennis and golf. Tennis fans are looking to E. Kainev Donovan, to uphold his national tennis title while a member of the Fordham team, lie will he aided and abetted b liill Harrington. Mike Bender and Gene Clarke. On the links, Barney Lanigan. for several years a state champion, should do great things. Other prominent Sophomore golfers are John Murray and Jack Holland. Last, hut not least, we will speak of the deeds of '34 on the gridiron. Major Cavanaugh's sterling team boasted many Sophomore names while the reserves consisted almost entirely of men of 34. Who w ill forget that brilliant pass from Pepper to Mel Jermott in the llol Crossgame?()r the marvelous line-smashing of Ed Danow -ski? It is true that we could goon like this forever, hut the line must be drawn somewhere. So main Sophomores look part in Eordham s grid campaign that naming them here is impossible, About twenty Sophs were members of the squad and among those who won their letters were Danowski. Pepper. McDermott. Pavlieovie. Ward. Bonitski. Howell. Fitzgerald. Dellsola ami I zdavinis. Thus closes our account. To us. Sophomore has been a glorious page in the book of our lives. It is with deep regret that we close it. but. mingled with that regret, is the happx after-sense of a task well done. I n relating the deeds of a class it is inev i table that I he names of individuals should be outstanding. These men represent their class in the various activities in which they engage and by their accomplishments cause it to become known to the other v ears. However it is not alone in such individualistic feats that the success of a college class should be measured, but rather in tin influence of the class as a unit on its lma Mater. I ndiv iduals w ill live in the memory of the school as isolated names, and in future ears their deeds will no longer be associated with a particular. Thus it i that the influence of the group on the destinv of the college is a truer form for judgment. The Sophomores have added to the spirit of Ford ham and have enscribed a leaf in the history ol old Rose Hill s traditions. Therefore as an element in the scheme of the real Fordham we hail them and urge them to carrv on as tlicv have so auspiciously started. D mi:i, J. Me At i.ifff.. Ik.. ‘34 TOC.DWAMFRESHMEN1-9-3-2. Class of 1935 OFFICKRS Thomas H. Y alsh .11 KI.KS C. I)ki BKI. Robert K. White . Frank J. Cl nninoham I resident I ice-President Secretary Treasurer Each year, in remit less high school ami college yearbooks, a multitude of Fresh -men compete with a multitude of their more experienced brethren in other classes in an endeavor to make their elass seem the most illustrious group of voting geniuses that has ever entered the ivied domains of the given institution. The weapon of competition in this perennial struggle is a peculiar type of scholastic composition known as the Class History. I he (.lass of 35 entered Fordhain the largest group of Freshmen in the I niver-sit s history, ceordiiig to an ancient and venerable eiistom. the Freshmen were introduced at Schola Brevis during the first week of the school year. i the same time, the new men were entertained b those arch-conspirators, the Sophomores, in what the Ham chose to call "the customary manner." The punishment, however, was not to last for long. The Class of 35 came into its own in short order. In accordance with another ancient and venerable custom, there is held each year a series of contests between the I’rosli and the Sophomores: a tug-of-war. a track meet and a swimming meet. One afternoon in September, there took place on the (tuadrangle a historic struggle. Sixteen straining student-, tugged mightih at a cable that seemed momentariK about to snap. Captain Jim Murphy, the unbiased PO-R.D-UAM 352 ) 111ftI • 9 ‘3'2_ referee. had few duties in this ea| aeit for llu new men dragged the aged Sophs all over the Quail, emerging victorious in the first of the year’s struggles. few weeks later the Sophomores attempted to regain a fraetion of their lost prestige in a track meet, hut again theirs was a sad and sorry lot. The Freshmen not only won the meet: hut to make the wound more fatal they literally ran away with every ev ent. The last event of the series, the sw imming meet, was In far the closest. The Sophs led the lirst-ycar men h a slender margin throughout the meet. It was only in the last event, the four-man relay, that the final outcome was decided, gain the Frosh eamc through. From that time forward the Freshmen were free from all Sophomore rule, and the Vigilance Committee passed into a peaceful oblivion. Thus was the year auspiciously begun. I'lie Freshmen have since extended their activities to every branch of curricular and extra-curricular endeavor. They have become a real part of the I uiversitx: they have taken the Ford ham spirit ami made it their own. Major Kelly, in charge of the R. 0. T. C. unit at Fordham. had spoken of the military organization at Sehola Brevis. s a result, there are at the present time 125 Freshmen enrolled in Ford ha in’s R. O. T. C. The rifle team, spon-ored by the R. (). T. C.. boasts three Freshman regulars: Joseph Daly. Y illiam Lambert, and Stephen Randolph. I'he football season got under way for the Freshmen on October 10. when tin Fordham Frosh met St. John’s Prep, of Danvers. Massachusetts. Both teams struggled mightily for four long periods, and at the end of tin fray, the score stood 7-0 for St. John’s, d'lie “little Rams of football."’ however, came through to a scintillating triumph on November 21. when Samuel Johnson Prep, of Milford. Connecticut, traveled to Rose 11 ill to meet the team of Fordham. 35. The “little Rams" took thr New F.nglanders all over the field to the tune of 37-0. It was in this contest that the Frosh athletes demonstrated what may be expected from them when next y ear they will help to fill the gaps left by those giants of the gridiron whom graduation wiil take from Fordham in June. Basketball, too. has had the attention of this year’s Freshmen. Two games have been played thus far. the first with Don Bosco Prep, of New Jersey, and the second with Horace Mann, of New York. The Ram yearlings were victorious in both contest?.. the scores being 26-16 and 31-21. In the Resident Students’ Tennis tournament, open to all classes, the palm was won by a Freshman. Norman Waterman, after he had defeated a fellow classman. Fred Magcnhcimer. in the finals. Flections for the Freshman class officers were held in the first months of the y ear, and these, too. were closely contested. Thomas F. Walsh became president of the class: Charles C. Deubel was elected vice-president: Robert K. White took the office of secretary; and Frank I. Cunningham became the c lass treasurer. This competent group of executives has managed the numerous activ ities of the class in a verv efficient and commendatory manner. Dramatics, too. has occupied the- attention of the Class of 35. W hen tryouts were called for the- varsity play, a.nicer of Freshmen made the attempt to secure parts. with gratifying results. The role of St’lxislian was played lev Stephen Corev. and the characters of the first and second officers were enac ted by Charles C. O’Reilly and (iharlcs ( !. I )euhc|. The Hughes Debating Society bason its P 32 roster the names of as many Freshmen as Sophomores. One intercollegiate Freshman debate has thus far been held. On the evening of December 15. the gentleinen from New York I niversitv traveled TOO. DU A Mil1-9-3-2. across the Bronx to debate tlie Fordham F'rosh. The debaters from N. Y. U. struggled nobly to convince the three impartial judges, hut the decision was unanimous for Fordham. The "little Hams of oratory" in this case were Malcolm C. Kohl-becker, Charles C. OKeilly and Herman J. Herbert. ith regard to journalism, the Freshmen have kept up the standards set by their predecessors. Nine Freshmen are now affiliated with the Ram. The news staff is using the abilities of George K. Appel, illiam H. MeGnrn. (diaries F. Lammert. John J. Horan. Francis J. McMahon, and John J. Donovan: the sports department is receiving the contributions of William S. Adams and Thomas A. Lenahan: and Bernard Hughes is connected with the business staff. The Fordham Monthly at the beginning of the year announced a Freshman competition, offering a prize of ten dollars to any Freshman who secured the publication of a poem, story or essay in the first issue of the magazine. Several Freshmen attempted the contest, and the publication of a story. "Departure." by Herman J. Herbert, was the result of the contest. It is hoped that the men of the Class of ’35 will take a great interest in this publication, keeping it in its position as one of the outstanding collegiate literary publications in the country. The Short Story Guild under the direction of Father Taffe was reorganized this vear. and many interesting and amusing stories have been written and beard by the members in meeting assembled. The officers of the Guild for the year are: Herman J. Herbert, president: Thomas K. Fgan. secretary: and Joseph T. Conroy, censor. The one event that will probably stand out from all others in this Freshman vear of the Class of ’35 was held on November 19. 1931. On the evening of that date, in the Knights of Columbus Hotel, there was held the first banquet in the history of the I niversitv ever given for the Freshmen by the Sophs. The banquet was held as a result of the w inning of all three class contests by the F'rosh. committee of Sophomores. headed In Fid ward Malloy. Sophomore class president, was in direct charge of the affair, and the splendid evening they provided for the underclassmen was a striking testimonial of the fact that all rivalry between the classes had ceased with the winning of the last contest by the F reshmen. The guests included Father Hogan. Father Deane, the entire Freshman faculty, the Sophomore class officers, and many of the student luminaries of tin college. After the dinner Mr. Malloy, as toastmaster, took charge of affairs. The newly-elected Freshman officers were introduced to the guests who received them warmly . Fach of the officers delivered a short but interesting address. The guests then listened to musical entertainment offered by Lester Borden and Franklin A. Davie. Father Deane spoke next and was well received. Father Hogan, as the final speaker of the evening, brought to the attention of the guests the ideals and principles upon which the University was founded, and the duties of the Class of '35 in this regard. W ith this the banquet ended. It is the hope of the Class of ‘35 that the highly successful affair will become an annual one. and that the spirit it engendered will be kept up through the years that the class will enjoy at Fordham. — HKRMAN J. IlKKIUvirr. '35 II M AftOON 355AREVALO BAUMGARTNER LANZI Z ACC ARIA DENIS HR ABOSCHI MAI BOLLANDUS de CLORIVIERE SOUTHWELLI • 9 3 2. I4mnl: (Left to right) Haves, ehot. Htukhoul. Mulier. ('lane. I ieeliill. Oreiiilnr J Hear: (left to right) agt-l. ()'Connell. Ilnrke. trlinglwns, Clark. Iia!lo The Student Council F. Cl.AY Bl CKHOl r J VMKS E. Cl.VKK. Jk. KdH ltl A. 1 LLOY Thom vs F.. Walsh .1 v.vies A. Crane Rich vki J. Hi kke Robert A. Nebot . Hern ri J. VConnell IfiDW VRI) J. )ll KNDOKKK ClI KLES 0. IS XGEL John l II yes Joseph H. Freeiiill Thom vs F. M vher Clemens G. klingiivls M AC.OON President of Senior Class President of .1 uni or Class President of Sophomore ('lass President of Eresliman Class President of Resident Students Editor of The " Cord ham Monthly" Editor of The "Ram" President of The Council of Debate President of The Mimes and Mummers Chairman of The Clee Club Hoard of Directors Prefect of I'he Irnnuiciilatc Conception Sodality Prefect of The Parthenian Sodality President of The ithletic . tssocialion Manager of The Band 359Left !• right: Smith. J.. Freehill. Father O'ffeirne, S. J.. Rio. Farker The Parthenian Sodality Kkv. Vincent )'Hkiknk. S..I. .Ioseihi II. Freehill. '32 Fr k .1. Rio. "32 Joski'ii J. Smith. ‘32 Rich rd M. M vck. 32 R NSO.M J. F RKEK. ‘32 Ioperator refecl Issistant Prefect issistant Prefect Organist Secretary riiK Parthenian Sodalitx wn founded in 1837 in Rardstowii. Kentucky. When I thejesuit Fathers came to Fordham. I hex brought il with I hem at the request of rchhishop Hughes of exx ork. The Sodalitx is composed of resilient students under the in o -ation of the Blessed irgin Mary, and under the natrona e of St. Moxsius. Faeh ear new members are formallx received at the Sodalitx Mass held in May. The roll-hook which the first name was inscribed hears a list of members complete up to our time. The minute hook. also, contains an unbroken record of the activities of the sodalit from the time of its inception until the present. The aim of the sodalit is to foster a greater love for the Messed irgin Marx in the hearts of the socialists, and lo keep them in close contact with the Blessed Sacrament bx means of xvceklx Communion. This, it has heen doing since the lirst dax ol its existence. The solemn reception and Mass closes the scholastic year of activity. W e hope that this splendid object of devotion xv ill continue to prosper at I’ordham in tin furtherance of its ideals as the oldest and most honored societ x at the college. 3601-9-3-2. ll I.eft to riflht: McCarthy. l.. O'Connell. Haves. Madden The Immaculate Conception Sodality Rev. J. Joseph Lynch, S.J. Moderator John P. Hayes. 32 Prefect Bernard J. O'Connell, ‘32 Assistant Prefect Arthur G. Madden, '32 . Secretary Maurice J. McCarthy, 32 . . Treasurer The closing of the academic year leaves behind one of the most successful periods in the history of the sodality. The great apostolic work of the College Council on Catholic Action, directed by the sodality as its central headquarters, was spread far and wide through the medium of the radio. Weekly broadcasts over Station WLW L of the Paulist League, under the supervision of Bernard O'Connell, gained greater glory for Catholic leadership and the sodality. In the sodality itself, a new procedure was adopted at the weekly meetings. On each occasion a member would analyze the previous Sunday s Oospcl, and enunciate the principles found therein. The work of charity undertaken by the sociality, in which the members trained youngsters in the principles of active faith, was continued with great success. At various times, speakers went forth to Newman Clubs throughout the city, carrying with them many of the inspiring and practical ideas advanced again and again by the Reverend Moderator. W hen the season demanded, the members aided the poor by collecting food and clothing from the students. It is the sincere belief of all who know the sodality that it will long continue as it has begun, earning respect for religion and honor for the college. maroon 361I.rfi iii rijiltl: Tirrnev. l urry. I.entry. I agnnn. Donovan The Sodality of the Holy Rosary Ufa. Ion xtii s W . Cox. S.J.. MmleraUn Ikving F. F.xvkus. '34. .-issislant Prefect Lai kence V. Leavky. 31. Prefect Joski»ii K. Tiekney, 31. Secretary l.m is J. I'iGWO. 31. issistanl Prefect K. Kxxiey Donovan. ‘31. Treasurer The undergraduate sodalitx of tin Freshmen and Sophomores brought to a successful close the scholastic year of nineteen thirty-one and thirty-two. This year an unprecedented student enrollment swelled the ranks of the members remaining from last year and with this enlarged membership the scope of the sodality's work was greatlx increased. From time to time collections were taken up for the home and foreign missions. The generous response and co-operation of the students in this good work at all times, helped much in lightening the burden of our struggling missionaries. The sodalitx is in receipt of nianx stirring letters from mis.sioners who have benefited bx the generositx of tin men from the first and second year classes. The week I meetings were well attended and snrelx a source of joy to Mary, the Oueen Mother, and her Son. For timelx talks of a religious trend were given by tin young socialists in addition to the brief prayers of petition, praise and thanksgiving. It was on these occasions that the true devotion and love of Fordham men was plainlx evident. This loyaltx to the Virgin was fostered hx tin undergraduates who realized that with the aid ol Marx their scholastic endeavors would In made lighter and more simplified. To the Moderator. Father !ox. whose short sermons and comments on pressing religious situations did much in making the socialists informed as xvell as ardent (Catholics, a great deal of t hanks is due. 11 was his spiritual leadership and guidance in tin things of the higher order that made the sodalitx meetings occasions of spiritual and intellectual profit. roRDUAMIIs 362In right; Smith. J„ I huinrlliin. (.olliii . l Inrnlv The St. V ineent de Paul Sociels John IcC. Collins. ‘32 Kdmond .1. Donnki.l-w. "32 Joseph J. Smith. '32 James K. McInknly. ‘32 Presitint I icr-l’rcsitlrnl Secretary Librarian J lMH.it t lie leadership of tin Reverend J. Joseph Lynch. S.J.. the Ford ham vJ chapter ol I he Saint ineent de Paul Societ suceessfulK carried on tin tradition of previous years. This charitable organization is a branch of the Particular Council of the Bronx and i known as the Conference of St. John, the Mmsgiver. During its short history at Fordham. the conference has trul exemplified the ideals established h its beloved patron, for chari t and almsgiving have been synonymous with each and even member. The personnel of this $ociet is composed exclusive of resident students and the work is entirely voluntary. Chief in the interests of the organization arc the visits to the House of Refuge on Randall's Island where catechism is taught to the young inmates. During the present economic crisis, the conference has been active distributing clothes to the poor of the • it . nothcr work of charily accomplished by its members was the donation of newspapers and magazines to the various hospitals. At Christmas time, the annual collection for tin unfortunate of the Bronx districts, netted a ver large sum. s a particular dedication to the graduating class of 32. the 1932 M koon singles out. for much praise ami untiring zeal in works of eharitx this year, the Senior members. James . Crane. Edward J. Orendorff. Norman T. Lcbocuf, Thomas I'. Maher. NS. Joseph Engler. James E. Mclnenly. ICdmond J. Donncllan. I. J.Smith. J. McC. Collins, Francis J. Carroll. Frank J. Rio. and Joseph II. Freehill. ■ m 363.1-9-3-2. Left to right: Morgan. Kosmilinl, Ilullornn. Cretin, ('nine The St. John Mu. Danikl K. Power. S.J. Leo .1. Rosenthal. ‘32 .1 VMES . ClUNK. ‘32 Thomas 0. Morgan, '33 James V. II w.i.or an, ‘32 Berchmans Sodality 11 operator I resident I ice-1 ’resident Secretary Master of Ceremonies 11 mik Si. John li«-rclimanSodalitv previouslv perhaps the least heralded of the “ campus organizations, has assumed at last a position of prominence. Working under the impetus provided bv the efforts of Lather nthonv L. Ganipp. S.J., Mr. Power lias carried on with the same spirit as that of his predecessor. As a result, the Society has enjoyed a most successful Near. The roster, containing for the greater part resident students, was filled to capacity, despite the fact that this task is entirely voluntary on the part of each individual memlier. I'he efficient work of Mr. Power and the laithful response of every man in the society, is indeed worthy of praise. desire to follow the Divine Model of Charitv is their onlv motive. It prompts them to overcome whatever human weaknesses they might have. to arise early in the morning, often at daybreak. to luirrx out to the various chapels on the campus and assist at mass. 'They accept as a dutx and a privilege the service of acolv tes during the Holy Sacrifice of the mass. Kspeciallv noteworthy is the fact that, at the memorial masses in honor of Connie Murphy, the teammates of the latter, who arc member of the sodality, were privileged to assist in the cnpacitv of acolv tes during the services. ■I Hi ■FORD-HAM 361Is-ft iii right: Tracey. Tirdel. O Connell, (.onum The Harvester Cluh Rev. Joseph F. Beglan. S.J. Moderator Edward J. Tikdel. 32 President Martin J. Tracey. 32 Vice-President John B. Coman. ‘32 Secretary Bernard J. O'Connell. 32 Treasurer This mission organization, by means of which Fordham students tire able to stretch a liolpful hand across distant seas to aid in the hazardous and rigorous task of converting thousands, has been extremely efficient in the observance of the P 7 • command to he •’Harvesters of Souls. Throughout the past scholastic year, the society has been chiefly engaged in two lines of activity. The lirst of these is the collection of hooks to be read and studied l» the students in far-off mission schools. The tremendous importance of these volumes in those modest and often humble institutions of learning, cannot be overemphasized. The other held of endeavor, which the Harvester Cluh has sedulouslv developed, is the spreading of interest in the missions among the children of our elementary and high schools. The scope of this work has been so increased during this year that the number of pupils who have had an opportunity to heed the urgent call of the missions, as voiced by the members of the society, has advanced to the enormous proportion of seven thousand. 'I lie Harvester Club should be justly proud of its varied minor activities as well as the major ones outlined above, and will look back upon a year of successful effort on behalf of those who are most deserving. P 365Ia, i In right: rlwt. O'C.onnrll. II liilr. Krllv. J. G.. Dnrn 1 he Council of Debate Mk. Ra munu Sciioi ten. SJ. . Bekn vim I. O'Connell. ‘32 Joseph ( . Kki.i.y. '32 Henry F. White. ’32 Robert erot, ’32 Frank F. Dorn. ’32 Rosario F. Lomai ro. ’32 I ice-1’resident I inter a tor President Secretary Treasurer Censor Historian Tiik Council of Debate, one of the oldest and most active organizations on the Campus, lias added another year its seventy-eighth—to a tradition of forensic wonderful moderator of a year, who died July 28. 1931. Mr. Raymond Schouten. S.J.. who came from Woodstock, succeeded him as moderator ami directed all Ins ability and energy in such a maimer that tin Council enjoyed as pleasant and victorious a vear as the preceding ones. The schedule was formally initiated in Collins uditorium when the Fordhain team of Peter .1. Hughes. ‘32. and Bernard J. O'Connell. ‘32. earned the unanimous decision of the judges over the debaters from Syracuse I nivorsitv. Fordhain upheld the negative of the question. “Resolved: That the economic progressives in and out of the two major political parlies unite to form a third party.” On Thursday. December IT. the Varsitv team, composed of Charles K. Oberle. ’32, John II. Coman. '32. and Martin J. Tracey, '32, traveled to Prov idence College. Fordhain maintained the allirmative of the question. "Resolved: That the Herman glory.1 -9-3-2. fiitir: (Left to right) donum. Oltcrle. Iliiiulschtih. Hughes. h hwi. . • If. I'ronl: (Left in tight) II hitr. )'('oniir l. Traci-v. lr lloiwiigh. Kelly. J.. (.roirlev reparations should he cancelled." The decision was a tic vote. However, it may he truly counted as a victory since it was the first time that Providence College failed to win at home in twelve years. Kdward J. McDonough. 33. Joseph (». Kelly. 32. and Patrick J. Crowley, 32. defending the negative of the proposition. Resolved: I hat the several States enact legislation providing for compulsory I neinployment Insurance, triumphed over the representatives of Manhattan College b the unanimous decision ol the judges on January 3. in the Collins Auditorium. The Rant estimated five hundred appreciative listeners, a testimony of the increased interest in debating on the campus. With this auspicious start the Council looks forward to the remainder of an ambitious and in every way intercollegiate schedule. In a radio broadcast over Station WLWL on February 6. Peter J. Hughes. '32. and Bernard J. O'Connell. ‘32. defended the negative of the Third Party question against the Manhattan dehaters. In this contest no derision was rendered, inasmuch as it was a radio debate. Other debates included engagements with Creighton University of Omaha. Nebraska. John Carroll at Cleveland. Canisius at buffalo. Syracuse at Syracuse and Boston College at Boston. Lectures and debates before Church organization audiences in and about New York City have become a weekly function of the Council. I licse pro and eon discussions on current topics are interesting and informative to the Catholic Laity. The work of Crowley. Tracey and Conian as Chairmen of the Lecture. Publicity and Judges Committees respectively has been commendable. The Council will suffer severely this year through graduation, when it will lose nearly all the speakers on the Varsity teams, but tradition assures us that the vacated positions will he filled. We. the Seniors, extend to those who will carry on the Council of Debate traditions our best wishes lor greater and continued success. MAROON 367Ill 1-9-3-2. . • In rialit: llln’r r. liangrrt. Sort! The Hughes Debating Society William K. White. ‘30 • Moderator Griffith Scott. ‘31 President James I). Ai.berSE. ‘34 Secretary William V. Bangeiit.‘34 Treasurer Here is an organization which. even within the small domain of tlu debating chaml crs. has settled all the major political and economic problems. Could they who manage the affairs of this nation, have been present at the weekly sessions of the society, they would have seen every pressing question answered for all eternity by the l''reslimen and Sophomore debaters of Old Kosc Mill. L nder the leadership of Mr. illiam IL W bite, who became moderator upon the illness of Mr. John P. Carroll. S. J.. the society has risen to a new forensic height. Lecture groups, for a long time a feature of the Council of Debate, this year became a part of the program. In these group debates also have the men of the first and second years shown the ability to argue questions to their yen sources. This augurs yyi-lI for the upholding of the splendid reputation of Senior debating in the future. Sophomore open forum debate yvas held versus Seth-I.oyy College and from every report the represen tali yes of Kurd ham acquitted themselves nobly. 'I'lie f reshmen of University Heights sent a team to debate l ordham s embryonic varsity debaters, but they yere vanquished by the young logicians of Freshman, the decision of the judges being unanimous. Jy,; ■1 36 8 ll=I • 9 3'2_ Ki-ar: (Loft tv right) Mclnenly, McManus. Coughlin. J. I rani: (Left i„ Coil ins. . .. 'wiw. II . It., Otentlarjj. Lathes The Mimes and Mummers Mr. Stephen . Winters. S.J. . Moderator Edward J. OrENDOKFF. 32 President W. Redmond Power. 32 Vice-President Thomas Gilmartin. 33 ....... Secretary BOARD OF DIRECTORS Joseph F. Coughlin. 32 J oiks Forres. Jr.,‘32 J oiks E. M« Inenlv. 32 John McC. COLLINS, 32 .... General Manager rpo attain membership in a society that is difl'icnlt of access is a praiseworthy JL feat: to lend honor ami aihl renown to sucli a societ is to justif in full, the favor bestowed by admittance. Thirty-Two has accomplished both these feats in the Mimes and Mummers, second oldest extra-curricular society of Ford ham. antedated only by the Parthenian Sodality. n auspicious beginning was made in our Freshman year. when, varying the usual procedure. Horace V. McNally, of .32. a Freshman, was selected for the title role in Shakespeare’s "Othello.” the varsity play for 1928-29. It was in the Freshman One-Act Plays however, that the unusually large number of talented actors in the Class of 32 was revealed. Six plays were presented, of which "Temporary Insanity" by Michael Caplan. won first prize. Mr. Gerber s rollicking melodrama, "Cnihhert s Gesture" was awarded second prize. Messrs. Paradine and Caplan received the individual acting purses. A splendid sense of stage presence was shown by the remaining members of the casts, and satisfying applause greeted the efforts of our classmates. McNally. Bingham Cox. Joe Coughlin. Boh Collins. Frank Allen. Boh Nebot and Harry bite. In our Sophomore year, the Mimes chose Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice for their annual varsity presentation. Members of 32 were immediately selected to AC.OON 369.1-9-3 Sane from "'Twelfth Xight lill sexeral leading roles. Horace McNally played Antonio. Bingham Cox portrayed Itassanio. and John Costello gave his interpretation of the somewhat effeminate Prince of A nitron. Robert B. Collins, also of 32. jjavr a conscientious rendition of the courageous maiden. Portia. 11 received favorable mention in the reviews of the presentation. In Fehruar of the same year, the Varsit One-Acts called ’.‘{2 once more to the front. Of six plays presented, three were authored l»v members of ‘32. Joseph Coughlin, with "Prisoner's Rase." captured first prize. James If. Sullivan this time contributed "Oedipus Rex." a parody on the famous Grecian tragedy: his east included Horace McNallx besides an astounding chorus of six gentlemen of no work. William Ward submitted a drama entitled "The Fugitive." Horace McNally, as the fear-ridden Mavorof Thebes, was given second acting award while Tom Paradine ensnared the first prize for his porlra al of The I’utiitiie. In Max . the newl organized Intercollegiate One-Vets were held in Philadelphia. s always. '32 came to the dramatic forefront lending four men. Messrs. Cox. Par-adine. McNallx and O'Connell, to the presentation ol Beulah l)ix Captain of the Gate." It was xxell received. fler the usual summer interlude, another varsity play drexx nigh, this time Pinero’s "Trelawnx of the Wells." Once more the familiar 32 names graced the program and. finallx with I his opus safelx tucked awax in the chronicle hook of the Mimes. 32 was in line fettle for the Narsitx One-Vet Contest. Five plaxs l» members of our class were presented: Joseph Coughlins I.lien t.ade.’ a delicate character studx. won first prize lor him. John Costello acted in his own play "The Ifetlcr Conceit." as did Horace McNally, whose Higher Command” secured him second prize. William Ward s Ih'ink to the Careless Days, a student drama, gaxe thespiau opportunity to''Bing Cox and loin Paradine. Mr. Paradine’s emotional rendition brought him the second actor - prize. Janies 13. Sullivan, seizing upon current uexxs. wrote "Red Faster, a tragedy of irreligious 3701 -9-3-2. Stage Crete Russia. It is worthv to notice here Mr. Coughlin’s repeated sneers , and the versatility of the now experienced actors. In May. for the second Intercollegiate One- Vets presented at Fordham. Coughlin's "Ellen Gadr” was selected as Fordham’s entrv. it being the onl amateur play among them. In it. Mr. Coughlin. Mr. Collins. Mr. Cox and Mr. Faradinc repeated their roles of the varsitv contest. Last antuinn saw our final appearance in a varsity play. Reverting once more to Shakespeare. "Twelfth Night" was revivified. The approving laughter of the audience was a merrv swan song to our varsitv plavcrs as actors. In Februarv of this year. 32 s playwrights wrote their final Varsity One-Vets. Joseph Coughlin set a precedent by winning first prize for the third consecutive year with his plav. "The Fruit of the Tree." an impressive tale of family treachery. The second prize for plavs was won bv John P. McManus I he Rising Moon, an Irish conspiracv plav. George I'. McNamara “Challenge" received honorable mention. James B. Sullivan closed his career with “His Post." a timely drama concerning George Washington in the Revolutionarv days. VV e must now turn to consider the unseen forces that "make the w heels go round." It is with gratitude and justifiable pride that vve look to our Stage Crew Fd Orendorff. Stage Manager. John Collins. General Production Manager. Richard W alsh. Prop-man supreme. John McManus and James Mclncnly. Chief Electricians. and James Forbes. Technician. Robert Ponsiglione as M aster of ardrobe and V incent Campbell and Redmond Power as ex-stage managers, must receive their meed of thanks. VII from .32 and all capable, earnest workers. We have labored, we have toiled, we have had manifold enjoyment from it all. It has taken much of our time and not a little of our patience, but we have our experiences and our remembrances to repav us. To us the M imes and VIiimmcrs has justified all the cnergv expended in adding luster to the title. We arc content. 3711-9-3-2. Hear: Left la right 'sheehan. Krainev. Spats. O Snlliran f ront: i I.eft to right) llurko. Lviuh, Connell. Ilnrke. It.. Hallinan. (.onglilin. . . The Monthly Editor-in-ChieJ Moderator Rickard J. Burke. ’32 Mr. Gerard A. Murphy. S.J. Assistant Editors Maurice V. Connell. 32 II. Bender. 33 Robert C. Faber. ‘34 Joseph Coughlin. '32 Frank J. Crane. '33 Laurence A. Leavey. ‘31 John V. Lynch, ‘32 John J. Burke, ‘33 Leslie 1 . McMorrow, ‘34 Raymond J. Spat .. ‘32 W illiam C. Keavney. ‘33 James I). lbek$e. ‘34 Fdmi M) V. O'Sulliv v . "31 .Art Editor. Kdward II. Koch. ’33 Business Manager Assistant Business Manager George M. Mi llioan. ‘32 Edward M. Hallinan. 35 It was I he good fortune of the Glass of ‘32 to witness the accession of tin Monthly to the honored throne of antiquity during the past year when it terminated its fiftieth year of service and labor dedicated to quenching the literary thirst of the undergraduate student body. .Nor was the pleasure of beholding the Monthly donning the mellow garments of age the only joy afforded the Senior class, for. attendant upon it was the added satisfaction of knowing that they contributed in no small way. by the presence of their representatives on the stalT. toward the rc-tainment of the grace of style and solidity and maturity of thought which have been the basis of all literary attempts of the Monthly since its inception. The efforts of the men who wielded the goose-quill in editorial, verse ami prose-fiction in 1931-32 can. with no fear of odious comparison, be set beside the achievements of those who founded the Monthly upon the grassy ridge of Rose Hill and beside the accomplishments of those men who continued to express through the swift years the ideals and sentiments which animated those spirited pioneers of 1882. ml they of the 1931-32 staff held staunchly to that standard, that view- POPDAAM 3721 -9-3-2. point, which has never undergone transformation to the extent ol sacrificing what was worthwhile ami meritorious in suhstance on the altar of motlcrnism. I’lic Monihlv through the pens of these men. never succumbed to the tidal wave of psemlo-sophistieation ami psemlo-maturism that has in the past decade engulfed other college pnhlieations of similar status. The Senior members of the staff formed, as was befitting. the nucleus ol the Monthly system. and the success of their efforts lent apprecialdy to the influence of the Monthly in its varied spheres of activity. Richard J. Burke, who held the position of Editor-in-Chief during 1930-31. succeeded himself in 1931-32, handling, with equal facility, prose and verse, while at the same time presenting timely editorials on matters of import to the college. Ilis poetic offerings were remarkable for their grace, seductive rhythm and vividness of color. Rut it is for his light essays that he will he best remembered. These brimmed overfull with sly laughter and cunning innuendo while purporting to treat of matters of current importance. But these can be appreciated best only l those who intimatelv knew him as a replica of Confucius molded in Celtic clay. Maurice A. Connell. Jose ph ( ioughlin. John . Lvneh. and Raymond I. Spat , confined their endeavors to the realm of prose composition. Maurice V. Connell, whose literary efforts are a byword with the readers of the Monthly and the Ram alike, proffered for the gratification of the college main a short story and light ess ax (hat sparkled with the crisp, dry humor that is the keynote of his personality. Likew ise. Joseph Coughlin, a veteran of four years on the staff, advocated the short storv and allegory, and the soft lightness of his touch gained as much fame for him in this line as he has gained in his role of playwright. John . Lynch, though he chose a variety of subjects, delighted to exercise his talents in the imaginative field, and the products of his work beguiled those who pored over the pages of the Monthly away from reality and into the regions of nature and the verdant pastures of allegory. Raymond J. Spatz administered the office of reviewer of current hooks ami his timely excursions into volumes fresh from the press served as a guide to those who sought one for the keenly analytical method by which he discovered and separated the threads of thought that were woven into those volumes served to inspire an individual perusal bv those who followed his department. The financial condition of the Monthly prospered under the able guidance of George M. Mulligan whose never-tiring service in this capacity removed completely the usual hindrances which accrue to such a publication. To the Art Editor. Edward II. Koch. 33, was the Monthly obligated for the quiet dignity and serenity of the exterior appearance of the magazine and for the artistic improvement that his masterful frontispieces afforded the general tone of each succeeding issue. I’lie members of the stall' are doubly indebted to the Monthly for the many friendships that they formed beneath its standard and for the help and inspiration that they drew from the kindly and pleasantly bestowed directions of the Moderator. These all inestimably aided them in the common end toward which they tended, and which beyond doubt will have a lasting and beneficent effect upon their efforts hereafter. As a haven for those who yearn to express their thoughts as best they might no better could he found than within the Monthly's grey-walled sanctum. II M AftOON 3731-9-3-2- The Ram Robert . Nebot. '32. Etliior-in-ChieJ Joseph G. Kki.lv. 32. Easiness Manager Svlvester T. Cohane. ‘33. Spuria Editor JAMES E. Clark. '33. Humor Editor Neus Hoard John B. Coman. ‘32 Howard.J. Moran. '.34 Joseph F. Coigiilin. 32 Joseph T. Quinta valle. 31 John J. Leaky. Jr.. '32 Vladimir j'Svitak. 33 eas Staff D aniel J. ii ea r n . 33 incent J. Gibson. '31 GeorgeT. McNam Alt A. 32 George E. ppell. '35 John J. IIora.n. '35 James J. Meant. Jr.. '32 John J. Calargo, 33 Eon akd Koc n. Jr.. '33 Bertrand . Nyk. ’35 John J. Donoa n.Jr. 33 I’m i. K. Leproiion. 32 Kdm rd J. Tirdel. '32 El GENE 1)1 n v. '31 ilu am B. M«:(11 UN. Jr..'35 Robert G. iialen. '31 Circulation Manager Reference Manager John l. Collins. ‘32 Daniel E. McCarthy. 32 Sports Staff John C. Barnwell. 31 William Matthias. 31 Michael J. Sheehan. 33 T,iom as Lenxiixn. 35 John I. Murray. 31 John J. Smith. "31 CircufaH°n Staff Exchanges Rasim S.S Stajf joiiN E- Miens. 33 Maurice . Connell. '32 Clemens G. Arlinciixus. '33 ) me I • Ekknan. 31 Francis . M Kennx. '32 Bernard M. Hughes. ‘35 IS xtii xniel I’. McCaffrey.'31 St'iJJ l'nsl Reference Staff Alumni Editor I xius E. Clark. ‘33 Frank J. McM xiion. Ir.. 35 Henry F. W bite. '32 TOJ2.DWAMIll 1 -9-3-2. The Ham The R M. official weekly publication of the students of Fordham. this year continued to present to the student body news of campus activities, in which important function the Senior members of the staff played no small part. Fifteen members of the Class of '32. who for the past three or four years have formed the nucleus of that organization, continued in their various capacities on the staff of the RAM. Robert A. Nebol. associated with the staff since his entrance as a Freshman, was this year chosen Editor-in-Chief. lie has done his work well: his direction has been excellent: his writings timely, clear and convincing. The praise he has won is well-merited. Joseph G. Kelly and Robert L. Ponsiglione, also served their fourth year, filling the posts of Business Manager and Managing Editor, respectively. Iloth positions are such that the holders must labor mightily, but their efforts are seldom fully appreciated and rewarded. Such recognition as this is small recompense. John McCauley Collins, for two years a member of the Circulation Stall of the paper, was picked to manage that important division, while Daniel E. McCarthy was transferred from a position on the Rusiness Staff to that of Reference Manager. This year saw a return of the News Roard in an effort to simplify and eo-ordinatc that portion of publication having to do with the assembling and writing of news. Three Seniors were elevated from positions on the News Staff to membership on this Board. The men so honored were Joseph I'. Coughlin, a stalf member since September of 1928, John B. Coman and John Leary, Jr., associated with the News Staff since their Sophomore year. The readers of the R AM continued to be entertainer! this year by Maurice A. Connell » lio entered bis second year as author of the popular column. )ther 1 Maces and Other Things." reporting the doings on campuses the country over. Mr. Connell also continued to act as Exchange Editor, ably assisted by Francis . McKenna, a veteran member of the staff. Mr. Connell's column has gained some little fame beyond the gates of Kordham as well. Henry F. While, who last year was appointed Alumni Editor, continued to keep Fordham men of the present in touch with the activities and achievements of former Fordham students. The men who were responsible for the year's news scoops were Raul A. Leprohon. James J. Meany, Jr.. George T. McNamara, and Edward J. Tirdel, all members of the News Staff. They are to be congratulated for their thoroughness and skillful writing. Thus the members of the Class of 32 cease to participate actively in the gathering and dissemination of Fordham news. If the past he any criterion of the future, no doubt many of those who served their apprenticeship as undergraduate journalists, will one day join their former associates as members of the fourth estate. 1 hey have, in their last and greatest year.directed and guided the R M and its editorial policies through its latest and most successful year. Their only reward is the appreciation and approbation of their classmates. II maroon 375_ 1 • 9 ‘3'2. Rrnr: l.rjl to right) Collins. II.. Mrtinv. I.amhis. Clcvrr. Column Front: i l.ofl to right i inxagnino. Casrw I.cbwtij, r. Ittliml.il The Forflhani-Fraiice Nokman T. Lkboki f. 32 Editor Marcel N. Glkyke, 33 Business Manager Assistant Kditoks Robkkt B. Collins. 32 J wiks J. Meany. 32 Patrick F. Casey. 33 Andrew A. Zaccagnino. 32 rpiiE Fordham-France is celebrating its second year of existence, anil, because of X its unusual nature, it lias attained a peculiar popularity outside, as well as x% itliin the campus gratings. 'Phis periodical is the official month!) French newspaper of our (.ollrge. It is written and edited h the students, under the supervision of a member of the faculty. Mr. B. G. D'Ouakil. M.A.. its founder. This journal consists of two double pages, containing, in brief but compact form, topics of wide interest and. especiall). those of moment to Fordham. These are supplemented b articles on current events and on famous present-da) personages, also by a column on contemporary authors, two series on college happenings, editorials, and a sports page. The paper's capable Fditor-in-Chicf is Mr. Norman T. Lebocuf. 32. who had as his able assistant. Marcel N. Gley re. ‘33. and as his -ports authority, ndrew . Zaccagnino. Robert B. Collins contributed news on occurrences of the day. and James J. Mean) wrote a column called “lintre Nous. The Fordham - Era rice has. so far. admirably fulfilled its purpose, that is. to Ik truly French, and it is so much so that it is subscribed to from the very shores of sunny France. The excellent progress of the initial two years gives vision of a great future, and recalls our indebtedness to the little journal's "sturdy pioneers of print.' : 1 376 +-V_y -K. L i—1 t-t IVI 1 1 Lcjt to right: Coughlin. lc amara. l tnisiftlionc. SnHium. . . It. The Quill Club Rev. James A. Taaffe. S.J. Moderator Joseph F. Coughlin, "32 ... President James B. Sullivan. "32 Vice-President Robert L. PONSIGLIONE. "32 Secretary (i FORGE T. MgNaM RA, '32 ... Censor rvro fanfare of trumpets marks the bi-weekly meetings of the Quill Club. On the contrary, its inemhers assemble in a quiet, business-like manner and proceed to earn out the program of the organization efficiently. 'Flic Quill Club was first organized in the fall of 1925 largely through the efforts of Father Janies A.Taaffe. S.J..w ho still continues as Moderator. Vt that time it was known as the Freshman Writers Club and was exclusively for Freshmen; later, it was given the title it now hears and mcmhendiip was limited to the three upper classes. separate organization was provided for Freshmen. The cluh specializes in the short stor technique and its criticism, and its members also write short stories f« r criticism. The result of the training acquired by membership is evidenced in the great number of stories by members of the Quill Cluh appearing in the Monthly, and in the number of former members whose articles appear in the type of magazine popular with educated men. At each meeting, two of the members read original short stories which are criticized constructively by the entire club, thus making the writer profit from the criticism of his particular style as well as from the general criticism. MAROON 3 I i1 • 9 3 ‘2_ l.c(l lii right: bnnhi rl, Horbcrl The Freshman Short Story Guild Ukv. James Turn:. S.J. Herman J. IIkkkert. ‘3” Tiiom vs lu; n. ’3.a W I LI. i 'i J. Lvmbekt. Moderator resident Secretary Censor This organization, com posed entirely of Freshmen. lias as its purpose the development of tin art of short story writing. The first meeting was held early in October. I )31. at which time those assembled hecame acquainted with each other. Father TaafTe. S.J.. addressed the gathering and explained the purpose of the Short Slorv Guild. lie offered several suggestions as to the mcihod of holding further meetings, and asked for co-operation in arousing interest and securing new members. l the next meeting more memliers were added to the roster, and the Guild organized. Officers were elected and plans lor future work agreed upon. It was decided that meetings would be held hi-week I and two members would read stories of their own composition at each meeting. These stories were to he the subject of general discussion and criticism. It was also suggested that in lieu of an original short story, a member might rearl a short storv taken from a magazine or a hook. The majority of the members decided against this, however, believing that the greatest hencht came from writing the stories themselves, and having them criticized. I ndcr the excellent guidance of our Reverend Moderator, the Guild has progressed favorablv and maintained an active interest throughout the year. 37»Ill 1 ■ 9 ’3'2. Front: {Left la right) lA'boenf. Father Farley. S.J.. Mr. .I »l n. a pel Rear: (Left t right) McGrath. Ilulloran. San foul. Ilrennan, Farley, I-.. The Glee Club Kev. Theodore T. Farley, S.J. ..... Moderator Fredric Joslyn ....... Conductor ROAR I) OF DIRECTORS Charles G. Nagel. ‘32 ..... ('hairman John F. Brennan. 33 Noioian T. Leboki k. ‘32 Eustace J. Farley. "32 Joseph McGrath. ‘33 James V. IIalloran. ‘32 Charles Sanford. ‘31 The "Echo Song” fades awaj in the distance as one of the most successful years in the history of the Glee Club comes to a close. For the last time, the Class of ‘32 has entertained at its final concert, and with the words "So sing. men. and swing, men" ringing in their ears, the) march into the glorious tradition ol Ford ham. The past year was replete with thrills and pleasures. Thrills given to the mail) audiences l the sweet, melodious tones of the well-trained chorus, and pleasure derived from the applause of our friends. The Carroll Club of New orb was the opening scene of the vear‘s many concerts. In quick succession ap| carances were made at Good Counsel College. Mount St. Vincent College, Georgian Court College, the College of New Rochelle and the College of St. Elizabeth. The success of the club in these concerts was due to the MAROON 379able direction of our admired Conductor. who was the recipient of splendid support from the entire chili. Incidental successes soon followed from appearances made at W liite Plains and Yonkers. The climax of the season was the annual concert given at Town Hall. Pile Chairman of the nnual Concert was Mr. hustacc J. Parley, who was ably assisted bv the entire Board of Directors. Mr. Farley's labors were greatly appreciated bv the audience which crowded the hall. No little credit was due to Norman Leboeuf. the talented accompanist, who labored so magnificently lor three years in the best interest of the organization. Following the Town Hall Concert, the club traveled to Boston where they were the guests of F.mmanucl College. Phis concert ranks as one of the most enjoyable of the year, since it was the club's first appearance in New Kngland. s the year drew to a close, plans were made for the annual dinner. James Halloran was chosen as Chairman of the Committee of rrangements. He was ablv assisted In James Minnick and Charles G. Nagel. The affair was a complete success due to the efforts of the Committee. fter pleasing v isible audiences, the club turned its attention to the ether waves and repeated its success of former years bv broadcasting a program over a nationwide system of the largest broadcasting company in the country. To the members of the Class of P .’J2 who have sung their last note under the banner of Fordham. a meed of praise is owing and a stirrup cup f thanks. Bv their untiring effort, bv their earnest application, llicv have welded together, and they leave behind them a club worth) and capable of upholding the traditions of the I niversilv and of the Glee Club. POftD-UAM 3K01 • 9 3 2. Front: (Loft t« right) l izutrcllo. Moseley. I’uicer. II . IL. ('.ashman, I 'it . • Hear: (Left in right) llanagan, Calurco The Chemists' Club Rev. Joseph B. h enzf.n. S.J. Prof. vlter . Hines. Sc.D. William R. Power. ‘32 Justin L. C vsiim w. '33 Roy . Pizzarei.lo. 33 Frank I). PlCKEL. 33 Indent tor Director President I ice-President Secretary Treasurer Jvm vry of last year witnessed tin inception of the second undergraduate scientific organization on the campus, the long awaited (ihemist (Jub. If its historv is short and its traditions scanty, it lacks neither the vigor of growth nor the initiative of action which make for trulv constructive accomplishment. Having as its general object the promotion of chemical research, it proposes to stimulate in its members an interest for research work, to give them opportunities for imparting information of a chemical nature. I o this. end. its hi-weeklv meetings are given over to the reading of approved papers on chemical topics, usually enlivened b actual experimentation and demonstrations. Father Joseph B. Mucnzen. S.J.. the club’s painstaking Moderator, has gone to great lengths to assure the greatest possible benefits for the student body. However, its present development is in a large measure due also to tin supervision and criticism of Prof. Walter . IIwics. Especially have the members of the faculty co-operated in the successful launching of w hat was perhaps the outstanding achievement of the year the inauguration of a monthlv publication The Retort. This organ provides a medium for imparting information on the latest advances in chemical science. The Retort is quickly outgrowing its experimental status. It received the appreciative criticism of representative colleges in the country. M AftOON 381I.rfl in n’t! if-' hrerhill, li nihil i. Forhr . (junior',. Hiillornn, (iianifltn The Mendel Club Kev. Joseph Assmi tii. S.J. Moderator James FokBES, ’32 President Joseph Hi detti. 32 I ice-President David A. Connors. Jk.. 33 Secretary VlTO Gla.METTA. 32 Treasurer Joseph Freeh ill. 32 ....... Librarian One of I lie oldest organizations on the campus, the Mendel Club continues to pioneer in its field. I ll club has for its purpose the development of biological research among the undergraduates and. at its veekl meetings, the reports of the individual members accomplishments are read. Mi unfailing aid to tin mem hers in their work is the adequate library of the biology department. Mere are contained main thousands of the latest scientific publications. ()ccasionally. during the course of the year, the club is addressed I» some prominent lecturer in biologv. - further interest, moving pictures of a biological nature are frequently shown to the members, who act as hosts, on these occasions, to the biologv clubs of neighboring colleges. Continuing the success of the previous year, tin club published its monthly paper. the ('abniulh. J’liis nationally known publication contains articles on the latest biological news which are contributed bv the members. father ssnmth. S.J.. the l« derator of the club, and his two able assistants. Dr-Mark I . Crowley and l)r. James M Mullen, cannot be given enough credit for the laudatory manner in which lliev contributed their time and efforts to the success of the club. PD ft D4-1 AM 382i Lift tv rifihl: (,lc rc, Mrunv, J., (.nllins, {.. (msov The French Club Robert M. Collins. '32 Marcel Gleykb, '33 James J. Meany. Jk.. ‘32 Patrick Casey. ‘33 President I ire-President Secretary 7 rea surer This is the oldest of tin language clubs at Fordham. founded si years ago l»v Mr. Ilaiisinan. S.J.. il has gradually increased the scope of its activities until it has now attained an enviable position among all the organizations in the college. Its wecklv meetings afford the members an excellent opportunity to display and improve their knowledge of the French language in discussions, debates and recitations. The great annual achievement is the publication of Le Rayon tin C.rrrlr Prancais, the club's yearbook. This work is the lir l of its kind to hr published in an merican Jesuit college and is a worthy and fitting tribute to the close of the year s activ ilics. Le Rayon is not the only literary effort that the members lend themselves to. for many of them are also on the staff of the Fordham-France. the monthly French newspaper, published by the French Department of Ford ham I niversity. The French Club has always engendered an appreciation of the culture of the French tongue, both intellectual and social. For this reason it considers of great value social functions of the year laid in French surroundings. It holds several luncheons throughout the term in small and typical Parisian restaurants. Vlso. the members often attend in a group French motion pictures and stage presentations.I • 9 ’3 2. left In right: Snlliran. . . L Caspers. McKenna. I'. .. I’onsigliune The German Cluh LBERT K EL1V M. . .1 oiks B. Si i.i.ix w. ‘32 Moderator President Albert B. Casi»krs. !32 I 'ire-President Francis X. McKenna. 32 Secretary Robert L. Ponsiglione. ‘.32 Treasurer Tiie Orman Cluh is the baby of campus organizations as il was founded in the fall of lM.il. 11 owes its hirtli to the combined efforts of the students of German and the present Moderator. Mr. kaelin. who long had the idea in mind. Mthough one of the youngest organizations, it has a staunch following, numbering over thirty active members who are faithful in the advancement of the German language and culture at Fordham. W ith this end in iew. the language is constantly used during the meetings of the cluh. It was introduced gradually, additional words and idioms being introduced at each •succeeding gathering. Phonograph records in the German tongue were frequently played in order to accustom the cars of the members to the dilliodt German accent. During the vear papers were read on the life of Gorllie. one of the greatest German authors. German newspapers were read also, and translated by the members. For an instructive exciting main attended various German talking films and these activities were all thorough enjoyed by the members, while at the same time it aided those who participated in them ill the assimilation of the language. The climax of the year was the club banquet held in a prominent New ork Restaurant. Ml of the members attended ami voted it a fitting touch to a most profitable year. t the final ....ting special thanks were given to the various committees and to the Moderator for their well spent labors. TOB.DWAM 384( l.i'fl l ' right) l)i lorio. I,tin iglinnr. Ilmlrlti. Hit t inti The I talian (.Inl Rev. Demetrius II. Zema. S.J. Thomvs McHugh. .B.. I.L.B. Robert L. Po.nsiglio.nk. 32 Edward . Ru nt ti. 33 Edward L. Di Iorio. 34 Joseph . Bi detti. 32 Honorary President Moderator President I ice-Presidenl Secretary Treasurer IL Circolo di Cultura Italiana. the only one of the modern language clubs whose offjrial language is not taught at Fordhain College, was organized in December. 1929. in response to the requests of tin main lovers of the only old and sound mother culture who chanced upon Fordhain for their Mina Mater. The purpose of the club, as stated in the constitution, i to promote the mental, moral and social welfare of its members, and to further in every possible way. Italian culture at Fordhain." How the club has succeeded in its aims is evidenced by the increased interest being shown by its members in things Italian. At the weeklv meetings, some educational feature is included in the programs, especially educational discourses by guest speakers, which also non-members are invited to hear. Among the guests of the club this year have been Father Demetrius B. Zema. S.J.. Father Denis (,). Blake. 19. one of the founders of the Kant, and Mr. inzo Comito. of the Italian daily. II Progresso. Occasional luncheons are held, with an annual banquet at the close of each scholastic year, to serve as a climax and also as an opportunity to reunite the alumni members by inviting them as guests. The Class of ‘32 has been well represented on the rolls of the society especially by Mr. Ponsiglione. our president, who lias worked untiringlv with the willing aid of M essrs. Budctti. Cuttita and nastasi. 1 3H! 1 9 3 2. (I.? ! to right) , t'jijfrvw rin t. I itzgrnilil. Dish in The Spanish Muh Mil. BASILE D'Ot’AKlL. M.A. ...... Moderator Robert A. Nebot. 32 ...... President Anthony W. Fitzgerald. 33 I ice-Pre$ident Thomas A. Diskin', 34 ... Secretary Nathaniel P. McCaffrey. 34 Treasurer r|M I K ear 1931 -32 marks tin fourth y car of the existenceof La cadcmia Kspanola. - The rluh has a- its pur|»osr the familiarizing of the members with the numerous Spanish authors and their works, the fostering of a genuine interest in Spanish culture. and the attainment of a fluency in the conversational use of the language. noteworthy feature of the year's work was the publication of the Club's annual. ’T’raternidad llispafia . 'This second edition of the book centered about the Golden gc of Spanish literature and treated the works of such literary lights as Cervantes, author ol the immortal "Don (Quixote, Lope de Vega and the rest. It was dedicated to Lather Deane, who has played such an important part in assisting the organization since its inception. Throughout the year, talks are delivered by notable Spanish speaking personages. mong the past year's speakers was Mr. Luis Bayo. a member of the Congressional I list it utc in ashington. I). C. For whatever success the club has achieved as a boils, a great deal of the credit must be given to the untiring efforts of the able Moderator. Mr. I)' hiakil. lie it is who conceived, organized, and founded this association for lovers of a representative modern language. POflD-UIAMII 1 • 9 3 2. {I.r t to right) Irony, J., l{„l,,11. Cox. Farrell The Brookly n-Lonjj Island Club Rev. Charles J. Deane. S.J. ...... Moderator James J. Mbany. Jr.. '32 President W. Bingii AM Cox. "32 Vice-President Norman F. X. Kahili.. ‘32 Secretary D. Harmon Farrell, '32 . Treasurer Till . Brooklvn-Long Maud (II111 • is tlur largest as well as one of the most active of all the clubs. It "as founded three years ago by Father Deane, who conceived this means for stabilizing friendship among Ford ham students from Krooklvn and Long Island, both undergraduate and alumnus. 'I bis the club has been continually striving to accomplish, with what eminent success, we may easily judge from its great popularity, the length of its roster, the large attendance at all its social affairs. It is difficult to decide which was of greater interest to the members of the Brooklyn-Long Island Club, its week In meetings or its annual winter dance, lor tin meetings of this organization were far from being the cut and dried affairs that one would naturally expect of a club of this kind. In fact, they were occasions for brilliant forensic oralor and debate with a hit of humor occasionalK injected. The popularity of the Winter Dance of the Brooklyn-Long Island Club is well established. It Inis, thus far. been held on the last Friday, every January, at the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel St. George in Brooklyn. This year s dance committee comprised lbert B. McCloskey. Chairman. William Starkey. Norman Kahili. James J. Mossey and J. Koss Meehan, his able assistants. The colorful crowd which attended, comfortably filled the brilliantly lighted ballroom. The pleasing strains of Bert Lown‘s Billmore Orchestra lasted well into the wee hours of the morning. MAJ2QON M 387( . • to right) liu'lds. Enright. Dunn. Chnnotl. liicciuti The Connecticut Club Key. Ciiaki.ks J. Deane. S.J. (fEOKGK F. I)l N N. ‘32 Vincent M. Enhigiit. 32 Edh aud Riccii rt. ‘33 J. Vincen i lit Di)s. ‘33 Eon in T. (ill vkiott. ‘32 . Mwlcrator President I ice-President Secretary Herat (line Secretin v 7 rett surer Ol TST WDINC among the stale clubs for its success as well as its prestige, is the Connecticut Club. Since its establishment in December of l‘ 2 I. through the efforts of our popular registrar. Mr. Thomas Reilly. it has grown steadiU from a mere handful to almost a hundred strong. Students from cver section of the Nutmeg State are bound together in one great purpose: the fostering of Ford ham's interest in Connecticut and Connecticut's in Fordham. Irrefutable testimom of the success of the Hub is the fact that it served a model for all other State organizations. I ndcr the able direction of its Moderator, the Reverend Charles J. Deane, it has maintained a high standard of social perfection. The phenomenal success of the iiniial Christmas Dance held at Bridgeport, and of the Easter Dance at New Haven, shows clearU that the Club has gone far in the achie ement of its end. » an ideal social unit, it has been ardentlv supported and encouraged by the college, dded to this, the increasing yearly enrollment from Connecticut eonelu-si eh attests to its success in the past, and guarantees its welfare in the future. 38tt1 9 3 2_ ( - • l‘ right) Crane, I'islirr. Zupustas. Murphy. The Massachusetts Chih Rev. Charles J. Deane, S.J. . Moderator John Fisher, ’32 President Joseph Zapustas,'32 l ice-President James A. Crane, 32 Secretary Philip E. Murphy,’34 Treasurer SINCE the Massachusetts Club was founded in 1928. it liasseemed. many times. that the organization would fail, since the members most interested in tlie work were separated by distance. Rut there were a few who held together, in spite of that, and finally built up the club into a stable organization, whose prestige, at present, equals that of any on the campus. The name of Kordham has always been popular in the State of the Cabots and Lodges, but since the activities of the club have begun, it has become not only better known, but even famous. The large number of new students from that region attest to this fact. As a result, the club grows larger each year. Many of its members have taken an active part in the leading college activities and several Ray Staters were to be found occupying important positions in extra curricular organiza t ions. We cannot fail to mention the friendly and helpful advice that our Moderator has given us since our inception. The success that has been attained b the club, has been achieved greatly through his guidance. W e are certain that through his efforts, and through the, efforts of the underclassmen, the good record of this little club will continue to reflect credit on the name of Kordham. IIMAftOON 389].9-3-2. hi richt) Firminil. ('o r. I.. Irlin ihaiis. McCrt-rylt, Itvini The New Jersey Cluh Rev. Charles .1. Deane. SJ. Martin T. Fleming. '32 . Aloysius .1. Coyle. ’32 IlKKVVItH M. McCkeesii. 33 Clemens G. Aiilingiiaus. 33 .... Moderator President I ice-President Treasurer Secretary HPHE New Jersex Club was organized in 1923. xvith Father Deane as its Faculty A Moderator. The purpose of the cluh. as set down in the hy-laws. is to foster a greater spirit of friendship and union among the students of New Jersex during their stay at Fordhum, as well as to promote their state's interest. This sear a motion was made that two men he elected as co-chairmen of the cluh's Fall Dance, instead of the usual single chairmanship. For these positions rthur Ryan and Richard Mack were unanimously chosen. It was then moved that the Nexxark Athletic Cluh he selected as the place and Noxember 27. the dale of the affair. The dance was the first on Ford ham’s Social calendar and all roads led thither. OKI Jersex sons of Fordham returned and new ones made their appearance. brilliant success and a credit in truth to the aide chairmen and their aide committees. Yearhx year the. organization has grown in prestige and honor. The past saxx the planting of the seeds of this society, the present i nourishing these same seeds, and it only remains for the future to bring them into fragrant bloom. 3901-9-3-2. ( . • In lichl) Metihmr. I ngifr, h'nrrv. ftovle The Pennsylvania Club Rev. Charles J. I)e e. S.J. N . Joseph Fnglbk. ‘32 John J. Royi.e. 33 Clarence J. McClone. ‘34 Knwin C. Tr vcy. ‘31 1 I otleralor President ice-President Treasurer Secretary KKPRKSKINTATI I , of fraternal spirit, tlie Pennsylvania t Ilnl» lias established itself during the past few years in promoting a social union among the undergraduates of the Keystone State. It has manifestly directed itself towards instituting a fellowship that will endure after graduation. Pennsylvanians comprise a comparatively small part of the student hotly. Despite this limited membership, the club s| onsorcd a social function worthy and indicative of the good name of Fordhani.This fourth annual dance was held at The Redington in Vilkes-Harre with a success that was of credit to the efforts of the officers and the spirit of the members. Special mention must be given to Joe Kugler in whose capable hands the management of the affair was placed. The pleasant and colorful memory of that evening will remain, attesting to the friendship of the members. To Father Deane the club voted sincere thanks for his generous assistance and advice in their undertaking. The Freshman enrollment this year was exceptionally large and reflected the rising interest in the activities of the society. There is every reason to believe that this organization will grow to a position of greater prominence on the campus of Fordham and in the confines of its home state. MAROON1 • 9 3 2. {Left to right) Ihrminlv. Dilltin. Mtirru. Tarlew hi rrhi II The Up-State Club i Moderator President 1 ice-1’resident Secretary Treasurer Kk . Chaki.ks J. Deane, S.J. John J. I akka. '32 Dknnis Dii.i.on. Jit., 32 illiam C. Parti.an. 33 Fi wari Dkrmooy. 31 ANOTIIHK praiseworthy accomplishment of Ford hams cyclonic program of extra curricular creation is the Up-Slate Chili, which has the distinction of being the youngest club at I'ordham. I’lie Society was founded in the school year of 1931 and due to its marked success and the suddenness of its rise to prominence, it is regarded as one of the most popular organizations on the campus. I mler the paternal guidance of its Moderator. Father Deane, and the capable leadership of its officers, this infant organization of Old Hose Hill has bad a success worthy of the traditions of I'ordham. Following the precedent of Ford barn's brotherhood of clubs, tin I p-State Club, as its main objective, creates a spirit of good fellowship and comradeship and establishes a more closely knit union among those men from upper [New ork State, who journev down to I'ordham and meet in this famous university of our great metropolis. The Chib's total of highlight social activities is, thus far. three in number, all financial and social successes. The officers and club members realize the debt of gratitude to their associates, their patrons, their friends. stable, foundation has thus far been built out of solid stones of Catholic friendship. It falls to those members of the future to build an edifice proper to the high ideals of I'ordham. 392f r I 9 3 2. THK HANDll.rfi in right) l-'lunagfin, C mnors. I In ulus The Officers’ Club Fkti-.k J. lit oiiks. 32 President David J. Connors. ‘33 1 ice-President Fdward J. Flanagan. "33 Secretary r I "'ll 1C Hliccrs" ( lnl w as established three years agohy the cadet officers of the first class to graduate from the Fori I ham unit of the Reserve Mlieerg Training Corps. I his cluh comprises the Juniors ami Seniors of the college, who arc taking an advanced course in Coast ■Yrtillery. It is also kept actively in touch with the commissioned reserve officers who have already graduated. Reing a social as well as a military organization, it proposes to further those interests which appeal to the college men engaged in K. O. T. C. study. During the school year, several trips arc sponsored by the cluh to nearh reservations. mong tin- posts visited are West Point. Fort Totten and Fort Schuvler. These inspection tours arc always very well received by the officers of the various posts and iu man places our students have lieen in iled to dine at the officers mess. n important acti it of the (ffficers ( luh is the annual dinner given in honor of commissioned officers who have graduated from Fordham. Plus is always a large and enjov aide allair at which several of the faculty are always to he found as guests. It also is generally a means of happy reunion for the alumni. The R. ). 'I'. C. is still a young institution at Fordham. hut it is growing ever year. It has the support of a strong military alumni that is augmented each year hy graduation, and. with a confidence huilt upon well-founded grounds of past achievement. it looks forward to a bright and active future. 39 I-j.9-3-2. Front row: (Left to right) Coughlin. Jo .. lynch. Fleltlter. Uatignn. Bin. Crane, Sexton. Collin . Leprohon. Mchlenly Secant I rote: {Left to right) Meehan, Freehill. Ili lorio, O'lirien, Caspers, O'Connell. Sallimn. J. ThinI rote: Tracis, McManus. Costello. II hite. Crvnes The 1932 Maroon Rea. Charles J. Deane. S. J. Moderator John A. Ratican Fxiilnr John McC. Com.ins Assistant Editor JOSEPH F. Col dll.IN Senior History James E. McInenla Athletics Joseph II. Freeiiim. Photography J ames F. Bohan Joseph P. Cranks Alfred A. McGoavan GOVERNING BOARD Jambs A. Cranf. issislanl Business Manager ASSOCIATE EDITORS Jambs B. Siu.i.ivan I ndergraduate Histories Frank J. Rio Business Manager H arry G. Fletcher Assistant Editor IIknry F. HITK Organizations William A. W ard Feature Richard J. Sexton I‘holography Vincent J. Campbell Albert B. Caspers John F. Costello 11 coo E. Di Iokio Raymond . Fari.ky John V. Lynch John P. McMams John J. O'Brien Bernard J. O'Connell Eduard J. Okbndorkf BUSINESS STAFF Pall R. Lbprohon I‘a Id icily James F. Mi rpiiy Patronage Frank A. Travis Office Manager MAROON Mai rice J. M« Cartiia Advertising J. Ross Mkkiian Subscriptions 395KIRCHER SECCHI HAGEN SCHEINER DRESSEL WULFF de JOANNIS FENYI BOLSIUS WASMANN1 • 9 3 IN MEMORIAM CONNIE MURPHY U lien the shadows fell upon the Polo Grounds after that last gruelling battle with the men of Bucknell. we had no idea that we had lost more than a football game. l ime, however, was to take from us a beloved friend anil an inspiring athlete as a result of injuries received that day. When Connie Murphy died we wondered whether am game was worth the price that Kordham paid, for we of Fordham paid a great price when we lost him. 11 is w as an unfortunate accident, a rarity in a clean, healthv sport, and one that we hope we may never have the misfortune to sec again in the game. lint, withal, we say that any sport that can produce men like Connie is worth the price. 11 is memory will never die. May he rest in peace. HIM AftOON 1 9 3 2_ llj-lt to right) Maher. I'nrailine. Croirlrv Fordham University Athletic Association Tiiom vs I '. 1 vher Tiiom vs K. Pvk vihne PATRICK J. ( lllOM I.E President I ice-President Secretary 100 rORDWAM I I IFootball Major Frank Cavanai cii Coach Jambs F. Mukimiy Captain F. Clay Buckiioct Manager HP 1110 spring of FD 1 saw a group of slalw arts laboring under the igilanl c e of tin 1 Major ami working harder llian we lia«l thought possible. 11 was iin r s.tr . ll but one men of a great line were gone. We bad lost brilliant backs in Bartos and Peck: Adam. Pat. Walter. Torn. Pistol. W liito men who bad. time anti again, snatched victory from defeat—were finished. Pav must replace them. Long spring drills under the guidance of Cavanaugh. McNamara. Joy and the graduating stars whipped into shape a nucleus of the new team. Conroy. Conwav. Fisher. Davis, Janis, Tobin, ami Murphy stepped info the cleats of'.'II. Cavanaugh. Sienkiewicz and Szeszkowski pressed them closely. September. The first game looms. Cavanaugh is still shifting players. still varying plays, still experimenting, still Irving new combinations. Kveryone worried, except Cav. Then, from chaos . . . order. The Major has succeeded again. Hi new combination clicks on every play, lie has a lighter.speedier team: he has given them a faster, more versatile attack. Deception features every play. A few finishing touches; the rough edges smoothed; a polish applied. Fordham is ready . . . we take the held.I I ] • 9 '3'2. I mu Itilmi n ' Konlliam 28 Thirl O I.' K M the hill' of l'rnib | .ini.i came ;i 1 roiiy and a aosn e I I in-1 team 11 lest flic u (ill ll «il I’ •!' 111.111 ] -» new 111 ;i 11 ■ 11 ‘. I ll« wcl'c l« lie I ll« III''•I. 111« hoped. In di dodge I-did Ikiiii from her | n «Ic t ;i 1. 11111»im cI with this hunting desire. and confident in their superior experience. the ho s from Tliiid strove lierceh In .ill.mi their ol»-i« i live. arird attack rolled down ii|n n lln- Maroon. Skillful tliriisls. ioious re- itsi's. sudden passes—all turned hack tin a brilliant defense. I lie new combuiaiion was gaining experience, and doing nolilv in the process. The stands were packed with the curious and the skeptical, who. not having watched (lav’s progress, thought that only disaster lay before this new and untried team. different style in the Ford-luim attack was apparent. The forwards charged faster: the hacks came through like Hashes. et many went home with that idea of future disaster wrapped around them like a shroud, for thrsipiad never cjuite started to click that day. The fans saw many a star who was to shine brilliantly — Paul Nowell. W alter Izdavinis. Fd Fitzgerald and McDermott and who showed Hashes of their future brilliance'that day. This day marked the beginning of the ‘31 football season which, for ten of the Fordham warriors, was to he their last under the colors of the Maroon. While eager eyes searched for promising talent among the newer faces, those tried and trusted regulars method!-calk carried out their assignments in the manner so characteristically their own. Their experienced example served to moderate the fiery zeal of the younger mates and. in the manner of a conserving force, they tempered the ardor of these unproven players. tO DWAM lb H»2 lain la mu- an lains Fordham 20 West Virginia 7 IT'DHDM M S fiercest rooter unr gloomv. e l irgmi.i .i coming with her strongest t lin’d Fordham . green team. I li.it da 111« Ham ln -l unsheathed hi •'harpened horns, .mil promised new ami greater gloi irginia met a new t lcol I' on I ha i n |»la . faster team, a shill a 11 ark broke then eo i(ii lent ilri ve to ieiorv. Jim Murphy drove back the opposing line with terrible thrusts. Fisher ran the team relentlessly, fiercely, until Fordham forced the Mountaineers to admit their superiority. McDermott started where Fisher left off. Frank Davis caused us to dream of a new Siano. fiercer and heavier. Joe Bonilski and John Del I sola showed us how tackles should be made. Many new stars were shown to the skeptical that day. but an old favorite. Jack Conway, a fine halfback, hung up his uniform as a result of injuries received while helping his mates taste t-ieir first bit of glory. It was in this contest that Fordham unleashed an undreamed of reserve power, mong them Cav showed us two mighty tackles. Hay Hurley and John S ymanski. who rivalled the play of the regulars. With the me stoppable Murpliv again displaying his prowess as a player and a leader. Fordham's hacks, with Fisher “pitching." followed their line to their first great major triumph. To the fans this encounter furnished visions of a truly great season. For those who had been a little skeptical of the Kam's power no doubt of their potential greatness remained. 'The papers grew enthusiastic in their predictions for another undefeated Fordham eleven. Ill 1 • 9 3'2_ I I (.nmr oil. . nr ,’ Konlham 20 Kosfon 0 we joumcved to Roston • Ih colors f| ing. and w i(1i high hope . «»f lopping (hr 1 ' Eagle and diouing dial a Ham know- neither reaped nor fear. W'c were nn-he.ilahle al IcnwaN I’ark. Ford ham showed an allaek dial was iinliinilcd in power and »kill. ( ’.a auaugh's shift, and Ins end runs curried ns to ietorx. apnslas pin need ov « r loi' I lie lifsl score aiier Vnirpin liad carried iiie liaii forty-five yards on smashes, end runs and short passes. Murphy scored twice to prove that we were', not wrong in proclaiming him the l»est hack in the East. Fisher shot liis passes safel and surely into waiting hands; Ed Danowski averaged nine yards on plunges through the cavernous holes opened by Davis. Conroy and Tobin made the ends impassable. The former intercepted a pass and ran eighty-five yards behind fine interference by Szymanski. only to have it disallowed. It was one of the thrilling runs of the season, long to be reniendiered by the spectators. I lie Rain's horns were growing, but Fordliain's ranks were thinned, for that day's battle left Kislier, Davis and Janis. Seniors all. and mainstays of the first eleven, incapacitated. None of them regained full effectiveness in tile games left for them to play. While the ranks of the Maroon's athletes were thinned, the loss in material strength was more than accounted for in the magnificent gain in spirit. The men who suffered injury in this fray left behind them an unquenchable zeal and a valorous standard for their team-mates to uphold. Reiving on the reserve power displayed at Roston. Kordliam went forward with head held high. s-POB-DJ-IAM 401Fordham 6 Jams fi m's iicrr lltc (»» » UoI Cross ( A OREAT team came down from Worcester. "Phantom Phil" 0 Connell at it-head, to meet a tired, crippled Fordham team, whose hearts were, nevertheless, at Cav's command. We outplayed that Crusader team, hravc and fighting though they were, hut the gods frowned on our endeavors till the very end of one of the finest, cleanest games ever plaved. Early in the fl-av Holv Cross made the perfect pj.jv anrj Vhjfray galloped eighty -live yards to a touchdown without being touched. I he Crusaders fought like men possessed to hold that lead. It was not till Cav sent in Jerry IVpper. an aide reserve, that the day and our record was saved, lie threw a long pass over the right side of the line to McDermott and Frank went over with a Crusader wrapped around his hips. The game was a battle of forwards: time and again each line held for downs, or broke through to throw hacks for a loss. It was in this gruelling contest that the rooters were given an exhibition of hard-fought football. This has ever been true when these Jesuit rivals meet on the held since both are keyed to a pilch that knows not the word defeat. Murphy. Zapustas and their cohorts in the hackficld fought constantly and with a continuous threat to break loose, as they fell in behind the charging llealev. Howell and Fitzgerald. Our ri v airy with the Cross is an ancient one and traditional. Athletic relations between us have hern terminated, hut. we hope, not for long. It was a fitting end to our ri alr —with honors equally divided on a glorious field.1 • 9 '3'2_ Mur pln Ini' llf linr Fordliam 16 Drake 0 rPHE i»ir was filled wjih passes, and maroon-dad figures raced over (lie chalk lines A io receive them. 'Jumping John' Jains came into his own. to score two touchdowns. Captain Jimmy Murphy shot like a thunderbolt from behind his charging, crashing line, and again showed himself to he the best of all the backs on the field, lie was consistently so for three years, never failing when called upon for those few « j i _ r« I tN_ LI------1-X • -_1.__. ■». II yards that often meant so much. Ed Danowski pressed him closely, however, lie threatens to be one of the greatest, in time. The palm must go to Johnny Del Isola for the game of the day. for his work in the place of Davis at center. He was all over the field, checking plays through the line, hacking it up first here, now there, knocking down passes, getting men from behind, and finally leaving the field with the crowds roaring for him. It was your day. Johnny. The Maroon showed tremendous power as it rolled up seven touchdowns against the former Missouri Valiev champions. It was the best Ford ham attack seen in years, and the Kant bad reached full growth on that late ()ctoher day. ford ham seemed to regain that power and execution of tactics so peculiar to herself in a rebound from the tautness and strain of the encounter with Holy Cross. It was an avenging team that charged our opponents' bulwarks, a lighting, crushing, not to he denied unit. I hose who viewed this imposing exhibition of Ham skill and force departed satisfied with Fordhanfs superb machine, with tales o! perfect runs and passes to tell. (Inward and ever onward, press the troops ol the Iron Major. -FO D-UIAM S w« ■ W'3'2- l 'or«l lia in ■ W "l I A lu l l ) V PI KSISTI VI . ever drmng team challcii»rd I orilliam unsullied record. am-fcicncc champions. strong mi tin knoulrilj'i' ol llirn abilities. 11M leacliers turned out a great team on Fordham Meld. Fight. fast. drixen !» a spark ol inextinguishable courage, they put up a memorable buttle. I In last drix ing I'ordham line -mothered their bucks.: c harging tackles and flashing ' nds ruined their passes and stopped then reverses. Hut. exerx minute that they spent upon the held, cverx Teacher xvas in there trying. Campiglio at fullback. the highest sc oring hark in the Fast. turned in a brand of plax that had the Fordham stands cheering a hopeless cause. Despite his great efforts it wa« hopeless, for at last the new attack « 1 |-ordhain was functioning smoothly. powerful tnpdi.iuiiner attack was operating to perfection. display of reserxe strength cpiiekenec were snoxxed under by superior skill, superior uumhers. -npenor training. In the rain the twisting, drixing. dxnamie runs of their star were spent in x ain against an iron line. Tliex could not break through. Jim Murplix. leading a de-eeplixe attack, fought fire with lire-, lie stopped them and heal them, bill the I cachets did 11 (.real loulliall w as plax ed that da x on our gioimds. and I he cut hiisia t vdm hraxed the downpmir were ihrilled l the line and hack plax presented hx the teams lor their approx al. ll that makes the sport exciting and interesting appeared in this conics! between two great and in-spired teams. I tin- battle. I In- IVachcrs1 9 3 Ih'ltlill In rill. ' ihnUltih I »r 111111 Drtroil N| v|'ii strong Irani, ranked with Ihe finest in ihe 1 id-W csl. I'ordham readied A jf, ;1J r lnlr |M‘ak On thi day Mi.- Ram- were in Ili« lines! fettle . cr. and left ill.- ,i!iiiii'iI Titans wondering what kind of hall was being played in tin Last. D. troii was led b sonic evcelleiil hacks. nolablv Parsaca. O’lVicil anil I nraslioff. I’Im n •' mar clous exhibition in flic first half. Turashoff ran llic opening ki. k olT seventy-five yards In-fore being stopped, ami the Titans scored first on a | ( I I .| |lX |»ai aca. after being held hy the Lord ham line. McDermott then scored to -i r the Maroon the lead, hot not for long, ftcr a stirring series of plays. Tor iMioff went o er the line for Detroit. Danowski s.-nt the hoys to the dressing room in a fax «»■ aide frame of mind when lie ripped and tore his way to a loiieh-dovx n a- tor half ended. This was truly the most dramatic period Rose Hill had yet seen. The Detroit team was one to watch- trickv shill, weaving ends, and deceptive reverses puzzled the hoys iiihiin a time in (lie first half -lint not in the second. I hat hall was all I'ordham. with Murphv s men run-niog rampant. Led hx Riddeford Inn. the Rams, with MeDernioll and I’epper in the bark held and with I- il gerald and llealv shining in the line, scored twenty three points in their finest e hihition. I'ordham was earrv nig out the hopes and expect a I ions of her most loxal followers. I lie team proved that it was a truly great ehili. one wortliv of a place among I'ord hams greatest. I xxo games to go. and an undefeated season loomed. i or.Behind the line' Fordham 0 New York University 0 TN our big objective, we were forced to be satisfied with a scoreless tie, in one of the most fiercely fought games ever played in the Metropolitan District. No other outcome was possible. Two fine lines, fiercely charging, defied any score to be made through them. Backs crashed and smashed in vain. Jim Murphy was the best hack on the field, but no one could pierce the Violet's valiant line in the vital zone that day. Likewise, Ford ham’s forwards, greatly out-weighed in every position, dug their cleats deep in the dirt, challenged anyone to pass them. If. by chance, a twisting back did elude their clutches, the firm, sure hands of a center, who was seemingly everywhere, pulled them down. Johnny Del [sola was superb that day. When yardage counted, lie refused to budge even when he no longer had the strength to rise up again. The honors of the day were shared b the, rival linesmen, so let us collectively heap the praise that is their due on the iolct and the Maroon lines from end to end, and on the backs as well, especially Temple, Grossman. "Murph” and Ld Danowski. the latter being inevitably slated for ’’ All honors in the future. The result, although disappointing to the rabid fans of both institutions, was the only just outcome. It would have been a shallow victory had Lady Luck smiled on either of the elans and given a chance score. Those who fou"ht so nobly to achieve the impossible— a conquest for their school, and accomplished the improbable perfect defense, have claim to greater glory than it is our lot to bestow on them. Ill M AftOON1-9-3-2. Mil h' iniiti lakes lie- hull lordham 13 Uiickncll I I r I ( undefeated |cam.', met . . . I In Ri.-oiis and I lie Rams. Their liorn were locked 1 lor si t minutes before tin battle was finallx derided and one team remained undefeated. The other fell into tin ranks of the beaten elevens. The Rain, haltered and exhausted, fell before a fresher and stronger eleven. The Rams, while fresh, secured w hat appeared to he a safe lead through the brilliant efforts of Murphv. who. in his last game, seored all of I ordham's points and ran his season's total over a hundred. At half time. Ford ham led. 13-0. In tin second half, Fordham could not cope with the long passes of Forrest Priest and the running of Clark Hinkle. The Ranis fought courageously and incessantly until the final minute, and appeared to have the game won in the last moments, hut an unfortunate fumble on the two-yard line ruined their chance. team is as great as it is in defeat, and Fordham. that day, proved itself a truly great team. team of fighting men who played the game for the glory of its Alma Mater, and lost gracefully, as a great team should. Jim Murphy. Moko llealv. Rax Hurley. John Conrox and Tip Tobin ended their careers at Fordham gloriously, hut sadlx. for no one more deserved a croxvning victory to cap a brilliant career on the gridiron than these warriors. Frank Davis, Jack I'isher. John Janis and Red Conxvay. great players all. were destined to end their stay at Fordham on the injured list. Perhaps theirs was the hardest lot. for 'ietorx would have most like| been the reward of all. if tliex had been axailahle to support a tired team. Cavanaugh. Sieukiewicz. and S eskoxvski also deserve the greatest of praise, for it was their lot to make the others the great players that tliex were. For four years tliex did their hit. were never stars, hut were everx inch as useful. "Tliex also serve . . ." HOI • 9 3 2. Baseball I! Coach Captain Manager TpORDH MI teams, in whatever sport they may engage, must live up to tin high A ideal of Fordham tradition. This noble tradition does not demand constant victory, hut it does require true sportsmanship and the will to win. (hi the diamond. Fordham has turned out so many illustrious figures and such ronsistcntlv successful nines, that their adherents, undergraduates and alumni, have come toe pecl not only sportsmanship and fighting spirit hut also victor itself. Thus it may he said that, in a certain sense, our haschall teams labor under a handicap, since only defeat marks them as out of the ordinary run. Each team, then must prove its worth. The squad of '31 approached the season with the usual determination and eagerness to prove themselves worthy of representing their lma Mater on the diamond. Graduation had lell wide gaps in important positions and Jack Coffey had many worrisome moments trying to replace his trusted veterans. The first call for candidates was answered by aspirants for battery positions, the conditioning of this department commencing about two weeks previous to that of the rest of the team. Neil Andrews. Ilormidas Aube and "Pat " Foley, together with the promising southpaw. Jim Comerford. formed the nucleus of the hurling staff. Vndrews consistently John F. Coffey Adam Elcewicz Anthony J. Pisani MAftOONI timed in practically perfect games, repeatedly limiting his opponents to one or two safeties. Ilis brilliant work somewhat overshadowed the effectiveness of his fellow tnssers. but each of them contributed their share of dramatic moments and yeoman labor throughout the season. Art l.oughran filled the important post of relief pitcher w it h creditable success. The receiving end of the battery was built around Jerry liadicc and was bolstered P • In Captain FJcewicz. and f,eo Rosenthal. Recause of his all-around ability. Klrewiez was shifted to third to help solve an intricate infield problem. The departure of Jack I.a Rome, last year's captain, had left a surprisingly large gap in the infield. We had become so accustomed to Jack's stellar play at short, that, with the advent of a new season, we almost expected to see his smiling countenance beneath a Fordham cap. Coach Jack Coffey experimented with main combinations around short and third, before In’ decided to use Klccwicz, Covle and Sheerin alter-natelx at these two positions. Joe Zapustas capably filled the initial sack post and his ability with the stick added much to the team's offensive. Jackie Fisher finally won the keystone position. "Rart” McDoncll in left. "Tip" Tobin in center and Damn Uvino in right field rounded out the nine that finalh look the field in defense of Fordham's glory in baseball circles. Hthough the prime element of efficient team work was at fir-t absent from this aggregation, as was naturalK expected. I'ordhamitcs had rea-on to be proud of their diamond representatives before the end of the season. s has been the custom for some years, the Rams opened with a trip through Pennsylvania and New Jersey, meeting Princeton. Yillanova. Temple and Navy. Despite the difficulty attendant upon tiresome travel and play upon strange fields, the Maroons achieved laudable success upon their excursion, returning home with two games won and two games -FORD-MAM1-9-3-2. lost. l« IV a(in«£ Temple ami Princeton. The victories far outshone the defeats. Ilis win over Temple was ail auspicious portent o! the future greatness of Neil Andrews, a lone hingle being the harvest of the Owl hat-men. Nav y t n»k advantage of the inexperience of the Pordham team to emerge victorious in the Ham's next contest. Their confidence shaken by this last defeat, the efforts of uhc. Comcrford and Loughran were insufTicient to stem the tide of illanova's heavy hitters, and the Varsity lost its second game. Andrews restored Pordham to the winning column hy registering a shutout v ietorv in the Princeton game. After defeating Poston College, the team endeavored to continue its winning streak, hut Seton Hall snatched a hard earned victory after a thirteen-inning struggle. A win and a defeat was the result of the meeting with two Metropolitan rivals. Columbia succeeded in overcoming the Hams, and Manhattan ho wed before the slants of Andrews. The earlv season defeat hy Yillanova was avenged upon the home field, with victories over Vale and Duke quickly following. In the wake of these four successive wins, the squad suffered a natural letdown and lost to Holy Cross and N. A . I . However. N. Y. I . was vanquished in a return engagement, and the visitors from the Orient. Hosei I niversity. were added to the list of Pordham victims. It is appropriate that a few words he inserted here in appreciation of the leader of so many successful Pordham nines. In hasehall. perhaps more than in anv other sport, it is the achievements of the players that receive the plaudits of the oidookers. while the co-ordinating power behind the team as a unit is overlooked. The careful drilling in fundamentals, the patient and ceaseless instruction in particular phases of the game, the welding of a unit from a group of personalities, are passed over in the hectic triumph of victory. Pordham is extremely fortunate in having Jack Coffev. "10, ;is coach of hasehall. IM AftOON 4131-9-3 lii him she lias a man with tin interests of the college at heart, a man well versed in tin two « ssentials of competent coaching understanding of tin game. and. of more importance than this, an understanding of men. I n the past. Jack has battled for old Rose 11 ill in main a soul-stirring engagement, and his name i outstanding in the annals of his Mina Mater. Despite the burdensome position of (Graduate Manager. Jack has found time each year to tutor I'ord-ham's future stars in the lore of the diamond. I Ms reward lies in the phenomenal success of his teams over a period of years. Mverv college, institution. 01 organization has its outstanding figures men who have become so associated with their endeavors as to In inseparable from their affiliations in tin minds ol all who know them. This is especially true of college sports. The thought of every well know n football team is inalienably attached to tin name of its coach. Some universities are synonymous with tin personalities of those who have achieved fame in the fields of science or art. Jack Coffey has attained this position in tin affairs of his Alma Mater. The association of ideas is complete and perfect: the mere mention of the one inevitably calls to mind tin other. s others strive for eminence in the various branches of learning and endeavor to outstrip each other on the at tainment of the lore of the aneieuts or the discoveries in the sciences, so Jack has chosen his own sphere and stands among the leaders upon it. I he primary end of all education and learning, whatever it he. is formation of character. Recognizing this fundamental truth, the graduate manager has placed himself in a position where he will have a more direct and personal influence on this basic element than is obtained in the classroom. II I ill 2.Ill 1 -9-3-2. arsilv Basketball Kdw i«i .1. Kki.i.kiikh Hansom J. Parkkii .1 AMES II. Min NICK PORDH M I niversitx s Raskrt I ;i 11 Team openei I its 1931-32 season I» n giving 1 St. Francis College Five a severe drubbing. the final tall reading 38-21. Several nights later, it repeated by healing the Munmi. 48-33. Jerry Rad ice. Johnny Haves. Hill Fleming and Dan W illiams were the outstanding scorers in these two contests. 'Plie Varsity Five suffered its first defeat of the season w hen it tackled the ('.olumhia "Lions " on their home court. The final score was 30-13. ccording to the usual practice, the squad was supposed to rest over the Christmas holidays, hut this ear thc were invited to participate in the Metropolitan Tournament for the I nemployed at Madison Square Carden. Ford ha in played the opening game against its ancient rival. City College, which ended in favor of City College. 23-11. Hampered by ineligibilities and injuries, the team got off to a had start on its northern trip to Syracuse and Colgate. t Colgate, they played a real fighting game hut. owing to had luck in their shots and the strangeness of the court, they did not find themselves until it was too late to o ercome the score which Colgate had piled up in the meantime. l S racuse. they had their opponents on the run. hut uc cumbed before the terrific onslaught of the Syracuse team in the closing minutes of the game. After a rest, the team came around again and nosed out Rider College in the last few minutes of play . Hayes" long shot, with thirty seconds to go. decided the issue. Hy some mischance, lliev dropped the next game to Seton Hall College. To date, this game had alwavs been considered a "breather for the team hut this vear 1MAROON 413 ('.ouch Cti tlain Manageril proved an unfortunate stumbling-block. The next game was played at Rutgers I Diversity, in the new athletic building which was ojM-ned the first time for the Fordhani game. This was another one of those unfortunate games where the losers were ahead at half time and then lost the game to their op|H nents by a slight margin. )ne of the most interesting and exciting games of the vear occurred when Temple I niversitv came up from Philadelphia to takeover the Rams. Rut strange to say. the Rams were not "taken over" as even newspaper in town had prophesied. ICven though they were one of the best teams in the east, the Owls were beaten quite handily by the rejuvenated Ram team. Then came the City College game. The Hams did not show much promise. Nat Holman's team showed that for one year, at least, it had a team which could heat Fordhani. The arrival of the Penn State Basketball Team at the Fordhani Gym marked a decided change in the Rams. In the first overtime played in the Fordhani Gy mnasium in two ears, the Fordhani Basketball team managed to eke out a 38-37 triumph over IVnn State. The teams went into the extra period deadlocked 31 to 34. Hayes. Parker and illiams stood out prominently in delivering the final shots which gave the game to Fordhani. During the second half, the lead changed hands no less than fixe times. In the first half a flurry of thirteen points erased Fordhani s 15 to c) adv anlage and the session ended w ith Penn Stale holding a 22-1 7 lead. I)an W illiams was the high scorer of the game with thirteen markers. The New York I niversitv game surpassed even the Penn Stale game in its importance and excitement. )ne of the local papers, on giv ing a report of thegame.said that the seismograph in the Fordhani I niversitv scientific laboratories jiggled era ilv and that the needle recon led a disturbance of major proportions somewhere north of Fordhani Road. It was no earthquake, though, mcrclv the thunderous roar sent up bv 1.500 hoarse throats in acclaim of a long, towering shot hv Damn W illiams wInch gave the Maroon team a 27-20 victory over New ork I niversitv in the last ten seconds of their game in the Fordhani Cvmnasiuui. This was the varsity's fir-t victory over a major local rival in the season. The game was one of those exciting one that keep the spectators on the edges of their chairs from the o| ening whistle to the closing whistle. It would be difficult to mention any individual star, because work of the whole team was machine-like, and all the players performed intricate plavs and pivots with ohv ions co-ordination. The N. 't . I . team entered the game with a grim determination to avenge last years defeat by the M a roon. and therivalrv which has existed between these two Bronx institutions over a period of years was noticeably present. s it happened, the score, and the game in general, were identical with that of the prev ious vear. lib1 -9-3-2. uJfSSfc k. i I M Fordham's penchant for pulling a l»ask« l I»all game out of the tire in the last tliirt seconds of play proved disastrous for Manhattan College, when a tenacious Ham team shaded the Jaspers in the Fordham Gym. Ii was Jerrv Hadice who inserted the all-important points that sent tin Green and White hack to Kiverdale bewailing the Hand of Fate that favored the Maroon again. Trailing 26-30. and with Manhattan resorting to a well-planned freezing game that seemed formidable enough to hold the Hams at bay for the final three minutes, a Manhattan pass went astray and gave Ford ham the chance to start things rolling in their fax or. Throughout the earlx stages of the game the Maroon weakness seemed to he in counting free t? r v- tosses gained by the fouls of their opponents, hut. as the game drew to a close, it was Mulligan's foul shots which made the game safe for kordham. The Hams played their last game of the season against ale at New Haven. There is not much that can be said about this contest. ale won. 31 22. This as one of the upsets of the season. Heretofore, it has never been remotely considered by a Ford-ham man that his basketball team should suffer a defeat at the hands of a Yale squad. There is always the first time, and the night of March 1th. 1932. happened to be that night. This is the first time in the history of athletic relationship with Yale University that a Yale team has ever beaten a I’ordham Basketball Team. Bringing the season to a close, we look back over the games lost and won. and remark that the record of the season is not so bad. bile it is not as good as those of former years, yet the team won at least fifty jx-r cent of its games, and all its losses were to major teams. Moreover, the teams of previous years have set up a record for the contemporary teams to shoot at. that is well nigh impossible toequal. But we have infinite faith in the coaching abilities of Coach Fdward V. kelleher and have hope that the future will bring him as fine a group of athletes as he had this year. Captain Parker. Johnny Hayes. George Mulligan and John Conrov will doff their maroon and white uniforms this year ami graduate. They played many a splendid game and won mam a contest. I lie team will feel their loss. They have given performances which next vear s team will find hard to equal. Surely it is fitting to devote here a few lines to the remarkable labors of the man who has done so much for I’ordham basketball, a f words Ins efforts to place Fordham first among collegiate basketball teams, and a few sentences in appreciation of his woith. his sportsmanship and his zeal. I 'd kelleher came to Fordham in 1922. Fordham wain the midst of one of the most distressimr seasons that the Maroon had ever seen in the course of many years in basketball. n unprecedented string „f josseg had disheartened the Ham. Basketball was on the point of becoming a dead sport at Fordham. |„ a brief period. f, -I . 417after a strenuous eomse of training, the eourtmen look tlx field again, ami. in a brilliant reversal of form, swept in a triumphant progress to the end of a bewildering season. It was the first of the now famous Kelleher rev ivals. The genius who turned that unhappN tide of defeat lias been the mainstay of Kordham teams ever since. During the term of his military earecr he served with the same devotion and attention to detail that has characterized his service at Fordham. fter the war. following llu- tendencies of his student days, he entered the coaching field, and later, as basketball coach at St. John's College. Brooklyn, won some renown as a court technician. 11 is success was a stead and undeviating progress to reputation and authoritv as an cvponenl of basketball tactics. But the apex of his career was reached at Fordham. ith the arrival of Kelleher to train and coach the Bam courtiers, basketball at Fordham reached new heights. Developing a new style to fit the men he found, and creating an attack which swept before it the defenses of many hitherto impregnable scholastic rivals. Kelleher and Fordham began winning careers. Kelleher was. and is. a strong exponent of the two team theory of play. I pon the Fordham court he has demonstrated, time and again, the use and efficiency of just this s stem of play . strong reserve force, throw u on the court at the right moment has won more than one game for Fordham. and will, we Iio|m;, win many more. Vnolher innovation in the Fordham ranks was that of standing guard. To provide a means for defeating slashing enemy attacks and a center about which to rally the Maroon forces for a counter attack, that was Kelleher's reason for the new position. The resulting conquests of the invigorated Banisters proved its efficacy. Fdvvard Kelleher is not just a coach of basketball. In a way all bis own. ibis rare character lias attached hi fortune and life to the fortune and life of Fordham. Her acceptance of hisworth as a leader and a friend lias seen the union grow and llouriMi. The men hi our cl as whom be lias coached have liked him. c others have admired him. Now we seek to honor him in the class yearbook, lie deserves every word of praise we bestow on him. Tin: BIOCOKD fr'oniliani Opponents 38 St. Francis 24 18 Alumni 33 13 lolumhia 30 1 ) (Colgate 28 16 Sv racuse 22 20 Biller 18 20 Seton Mali 20 23 Bulgers 26 30 Temple 23 13 C. C. N. V. 37 38 Penn State 37 27 N.Y. 1. 26 28 Manhattan 26 Yale 31ii mad on m 419 Cl W ui) McDoxot oil HiMn I . White John M. hklw Coach Manager Captain AY rill tin veterans left from last year's squad, among whom were Captain Johnny Whelan. Gus Harms. Fred Scheele, Justin Cashman. Hill Rotchford. Jack Power. Frank Rurnsand Harry White. Coach McDonough quickly set to work and rounded out a team hy developing a few of the new-comers. Those who made the team were Rol W halen. Yin McMahon, George Grout. George Mullen. Jack Smith. Rill Hanson. Dave Hughes and Frank Rohan. With the exception of Rohan, all were Sophomores. The lirst meet of the ear was with Cit College. The Maroon won handily, a feature of the meet being the substitution of some of the inexperienced Sophomore swimmers for regulars. Gus Harms. Johnny W lielan. Fred Scheele and Justin (lash-man were the stars of this encounter with City. Next, the Fordham natators travelled to West Point where rmy gathered enough points to clinch the meet. Gus Harms, performing in his usual great style, lowered two Veadeinv records, in the fifty and the breaststroke. Dave Hughes swam a fine race in the backstroke and shows promise for next year. Then came the Manhattan encounter and Fordham overcame the Green. True to form. Whelan. Harms. Scheele, Power, and Cashman gave good performance . The Sophomores. Groot. Hughes. W lialen. Mullen and McMahon performed splendidly for Rose Hill. Despite many setbacks caused by sickness and so forth, the year uncovered the needed material lor the squad of "33 which is to he captained by Justin Cash-man. Next year should be a banner season. Swimming1 -9-3-2- T rack Jake Weber ....... Coach Michael J. Walsh Manager Joseph McCliskkv ..... Captain A I.TIIOl Gil handicapped |»y a scarcity of sprinters. Jake W eber’s protegees en-i » j« « ! a ver successful indoor season. The fleet-footed Joe McCluskey was tbe star of the year. Mis first triumph was celebrated while he represented Ford ha in at the Millrose . . games in Madison Square Garden. Competing against famed distance runners, the Fordham Flyer early captured the lead and never relinquished it until he had crossed the line in the fast time of nine minutes and twenty-two seconds. Following his success in the Millrose Meet. Joe again won a brilliant victory for Fordham. bv capturing the W illianis ." 000 meter run held in Boston. VlcCluskev iie t toed the mark at the National Championships and. despite strong opposition, tin- Fordham Flyer was again victorious. In this race he set a new world's record for the Two-Mile Steeplechase. Mi time was nine minutes, fort -six and two-fifths seconds. But there have been many track men deserving of recognition and commendation for their wonderful work during the last season. Prominent among these were John lanis. Fordham’s boast in the high hurdles, and Johnm Hogan, a track star whose stout heart kept him leading in main diflicnlt contests. We should also mention the work of the Varsity Rida) Team composed of such stars as Kay Hurley. Jim (’owing. Jerry McGrath. Bed Mnl ihill. Joe Smith and Bob Coburn. The remaining members of the arsity team. Joseph Banks and John Guerin. Casey and numerous others need no advertisement of their abilities. Mike Walsh deftl managed the team and was ably assisted In Nieholaus and Waldie. I le has been one of the few persons ever to act as arsit Manager of any one sport for more than one year. He deserved the honor. 1111111 FO-B.D-l-1 AM 120I • 9 "3 2. C.tHtvh Manager Captain SOON after the opening of school in September, tin call for crosscountry runners was posted by Mike W alsh, the manager of Track. The response was not at all that which might have been expected but. none the less, a lair sized s piad was soon to be seen in daily practice, diligentl training over the arduous six-mile course at Van Cortlandt Park. The dillicull facing the coach la mainlv in the lack of veteran material, the greater part of the new candidates having just come up from the Freshman ranks. The team made few appearances in public during the year. 'I'lie competitions entered into were the Metropolitan Meet and the I. C. . . . N. In the former, the Mam trackmen were bested by the speedy runners of Manhattan and C. C. N. In the latter, distance runners from several Pastern Colleges crossed the line before the Maroon standard bearers. Joe McCluskey. Fordham’s two-mile star, found the six-mile course over Nan Cortlandt Park a hit too strenuous for him. and he failed to w in in either meet. Despite the |»oor showing in these meets, the Maroon runners give promise of a successful season next year. I be experience tliev have gained has done much to develop their abilities. I he memlicrs of the team were (iaptain Joe Mc(duskc . M ulvi-hill. Mountain. Casj»ers. Bennett. Banks. Cuerin. Hogan. Casey, John McCluskey, Erhardt and (libelli. I M AC.OON 121 (Iross (Bounin Jake W ebei M iciiaei. .1. N vI.SH Joseph McCi.i ski- Tennis Harry King J wins A. Cram-; Albert B. McCloskei Coach Mti nugcr Captain ■POflD-UAM T'KNNIS at I'ordham is now ready to regain that position in the sporting firma-inent which it occupied years ago. The performances of recent seasons have been mediocre ones, hut it appears as if the Id32 tennis team is well prepared to cope with the very best teams that the leading eastern colleges can produce. large squad began working out in the gymnasium earlv in March and. after two "cuts." continued its practice outside on the new courts that were completed one vear ago. ftcr two more weeks of intensive plaving. the final squad was named. I'he club is larger than that of past vears in order to develop talent for next season. The captain of this year's team is l VIcCloskcy. '32. Displaying far better form than c er before. l ha- more than justified his selection. Depending more on head) plas ing than speed, he is sure to instill confidence into his team-mates and lead them through a winning season. Another veteran who can he depended upon to annex mam a victory is Mario Del (iuercio. '32. Del plays a fast and shift) game and is never so happy as when, in deep court, he is driving them back at a terrific pace. third member of 32 on the courts is Bill McDonald, who. after a year's absence, is determined to prove that the do come back. The individual star of tlie team is K. Kami') Donovan. 31. whose prowess as a junior player has gained national recognition. Imbued with the enthusiasm of their manager. Jim Crane. 32. who has arranged an excellent schedule, this year's tennis team should set a mark for future Kam raequetcers."R. 0. T. C. Rifle Team Sergeant Joseph Smith, R.A. ...... Coach Peter J. Hughes .... Manager Eduard J. Flanagan Captain THE Rifle Team was formed shortly after the R. (). 'I'. C. was organized, and has been increasingly successful. Since the range anil equipment is furnished through tin R. (). T. C.. tlie team is necessarily limited to those students who are enrolled in the militar course hut. despite the limited number of eligihles. the team has already acquired an enviable record of matches won in intercollegiate circles. Each year the team engages in a schedule of telegraphic matches with institutions throughout the country, including even colleges on the Pacific Coast. The team also engages in shoulder to shoulder competitions with nearby colleges and neighboring athletic clubs. National Guard Units, and Regular Army regimental rifle teams. Much of the progress of the Rifle Team is due to the new ami larger rifle range that has been provided for the team. It is one of the finest in the East, and one of which Fordham can well he proud. The Maroon marksmen have ahead established themselves in the hall of rifle fame by winning the Second Corps Area Intercollegiate R. O. T. C. matches in l )30. and arc alrcadv gunning for the r' P William Randolph Hears! Trophy awarded to the winner of a national match open to all colleges. This car the team's record of victories and defeats is about even, but is. nevertheless, gratifying. The schedule is a more difficult one than has ever been encountered, since it is the first time that Fordham has met such seasoned marksmen as the regular army teams.1 9 3 2_ Letter Men. Class of 1932 ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Thomas F. Maher Thomas 10. Paradine Patrick J. Crowley BASEBALL Gabriel J. Bunhschi h. Manager John Fisher, Co.Co plain John M. Tobin. Co-Captain James T. Coyle BASKETBALL James II. Minnick. Manager Ransom J. Parker. Captain John P. Conroy John P. IIayrs J ames J. Comerforii John J. Ill rley ii.uam A. Szkszkowski George l. Mulligan CROSS COUNTRY Michael J. Walsii. Manager Joseph V. Banks Albert B. Caspers Francis E. Cibelli Thomas G. Langan John F. Guerin FOOTBALL F. Clay Bi'ckiioi t. Manager James F. Murpiiy'. Captain John P. Conroy John Fisher John J. Conway John V. Jams Frank Davis William A. Szeszkoaaski John M. Tobin GOLF Joseph J. On.ifi ly. Manager Random J. Parker. Captain Louis P. Keener RIFLE TEAM Peter J. Hughes. Manager Joseph A. Bt detti SWIMMING Henry F. White. Manager John M. Wiiei.aCaptain Francis P. Burns John E. Power John J. O’Brien James A. Crime. Manage M a mo Del (»« eiicio TENNIS lrekt B. Mc;Clo kky. Captain W 11.LI AM C. McDoN VLI TR ACK Mich vi:l J. W ai.sii Manager Robert !. loin rn Joseph J. Smith John V. | anis CHEERLEADERS M ario Dei. Ci eiicio I ). 11 ARYION I' A Rl ELL UM JIO D-HAMFreshman Football LNDKK I lie expert tutelage of Francis J. (''Pat") lolev. I1-American laekle «f M ajor Cavanaugh s championship elevens of ‘2 ) and ’30. the yearlings were taught the fundamentals of tin renowned Cavanaugh system. The Freshman souad ineluded mam high sehool and prep stars who had brightened the firmament of the preceding season on tlieir respeetive gridirons. Freshman competition was to test their brilliance in the heavens of Big Football. The Frosh season w as cry short, only two games being scheduled but. in the short time allotted to them, they gave great promise of future power. s should be expected the first contest uncovered a lack of co-ordination. The plays were skillfully planned and the men capable, but timing and teamwork were lacking. Despite this handicap, the vearlings were barely nosed out b the rugged eleven of St. John sol Danvers. Mass. ’The score was 7-0. The experience gained compensated the Frosh for the loss of the game. I lav ing had their baptism of lire, the ’’Hamlets " settled dou n to serious labor, and "Pat ’ Foley ironed out the faults noticed in the first encounter. The live-week interim served to reclifv all prev ions errors, and thev entered their second and final frav determined to regain the prestige they had lost for Freshman football tradition. The Samuel Johnson cadcmy of Bridgeport was chosen as the victim of this fierce desire. Well did the "Little Bams" achieve their objective. The Frosh unleashed a clever anti varied winning attack with which the enemy forward wall was unable to cope. hen the smoke of battle had cleared the score was .37-0 and the analysis revealed that Piawlock. Boyle and Sherry had led the attack, with the entire line an invulnerable bulwark on defense. l-ordham Freshmen 0 St. John’s Fordham Freshmen 37 -Samuel Johnson 0 M AC.OONIll 1 • 9 3'2. Freshman Basketball rpilIC Freshman basketball team- have always given the sport prophets of the t campus pl iit of material for prophet iug the future ol Ford ham on the hoarded court. This ear said seers have a su| erahundant supply «»f food lor thought, when they contemplate the yearlings and their work during the past season. The lirsl team eoni|M sed of Lasliua. the fast cutting, keen man from Massachusetts: Kstwanick. the Jersey hoy with the remarkable hook and long-range shots: W aterman, whose duties at the guard position were earried off in yeoman sty le: Mieliel. the stocky. swift fellow from the south, who held down most capably the other guard post: and Fogarty, the Gotham lad. whose performanee at the pivot-post was one often commented upon hy the coaches all aided in establishing a line record of cidil victories in ten starts. Worthy substitutes were on hand at all times in the persons of Curran. Chipouris. Kane. Kinaldo and their team-mates. I util the Frosh encountered James Monroe they had ranked among the select group of the undefeated. Imt tlii- night their playing did not seem to "dirk." Exasperating basket-hangers rolled two or three times around the rim, and then fell outside the netted hoop. Nor was the passing up to standard. Consequently, the desperate Freshmen went down before the lighting attack of their opponents. The second loss was to the (iit iollege Jay vees. In this game the men of thirty -five received many pointers which assisted greatly in correcting the faults existent in the team and individual play. Ihis particular contest went into an overtime period and that, in itself, is tcstimoiiv to the intensity of the pla iug that look place between these two great fives. POP.DJ-IAMI I2( Freshman Baseball D K W I NG the chill winds of a temperamental season tin FKH Freshman hase-1 9 hall s piad responded to the call for eandidates earl in pril. 'I'lie great nninher of aspirants for tin’ arious hertlis heartened (loach McNamara, and it a- with true zeal that he approached tin task of pruning the crop to his needs. The Coach's ardor and foresight seemed ampl rewarded in the first encounter of the Frosli. Ceorge Washington High bowed before tin terrific hitting power of the embryonic varsity. The young Ranis handed together in a concentrated attack which netted seven runs. The were content to rest on their laurels until their opponent' crept close to the lead, and then renewed the attack until the score-hoard showed ten runs to tin nine of their ri als. Although the margin was 'light, yet the latent power of tin cluh was evidenced in their hitting. Rluinctte. the winning pitcher, complemented his hurling with a home run. The Frosli continued their season with a win over the Princeton Freshman nine. Starting at full speed the yearlings gathered four runs in tin opening frame before the were retired. The catcher of the stpiad. Sager, contributed a homer, while Rhimettc was again successful in turning hack theeneim stickinen. The strong N. 't . I . Frosli team was the first to halt the iclor march of Ford-ham's youngsters. However, the Ram yearlings put up a splendid battle and went down in valiant defeat before a worth) foe. ictor came again to Rose Hill when the Frosli. behind the pitching of the able ucr. defeated the Yale Junior Yarsitv. eight to two.1-9-3-2. Freshman Tennis I N 1931. for I Ik first linn in Fordham's historv . tin Freshman class was represented liv a tennis team, an out (it wliieli most certainlv could 1»« ranked among the top-noteliers in their class. The undefeated season that the team enjoyed augurs well for the future of tennis at Ford ha in. hen anv team has an umlefeated season it might well feel proud of itself, hut when that team eoinpiles such a record in tin first year of its existence, it has accomplished a feat seldom equalled. Led h I.. Kamo Donovan the carting tennis team met and defeated the hcst teams of its class in the vicinitv of New York. It was unfortunate that the scheduled match with De itt Clinton, the public school title holder, was rained out. for the w inner of this contest might well have had umli-puted claim to the junior championship of New «irk State. Mthough no Yarsitx vs. I'rosh match was played, main tennis followers helie ed that, if the had plavcd this team in a seven match contest. the arsilv would have lost. Vs expected. I ono an was the winner in ev erv match he pin v ed and. w lien teamed with Kill Harrington in doubles, the pair turned in a clean slate. F.d Kilev and Gene Clark were undefeated in doubles and proved rcpeatedlv that, despite their unorthodox style, tliev could he depended upon to | »n 11 their contest from the fire. Mike Bender, next to Donovan, had the best record. It was not until the verv last match that lie failed to win. Yinnic l.icbell and Kcd Cassidv completed the sipiad and. though tliev did not win as consistent I v as their team-mates, did (heir share in making it a great vear for the Freshmen. I-FOJ2.D-UAM || -I2K 11 i•3-2. Freshman Track rT 11K fir i of December found many Freshmen starting their career as members of Fordham’s track squad. This year, however, the veteran trainer. Jake W eber, did not shake his head in a gloomy fashion when asked about these yearling track-sters. Ford ham has seldom seen youngsters possessing such speed as Callico. Deuhel. McDonald and McNamara. Few can forget the main sensational performances which Jim Callico has staged at Madison Square Carden or DeubeFs fast quarter miles. Before the season was over the Freshman representation was greatly improved, and main Fine members such as Larkin, Arena. Shannon and "Bed" Walsh were uncovered. I nder the expert guidance of Jake and the skillful management of Mike W alsli. a great year was experienced by the yearling runners. This fact has led many to believe that Fordham shall find in this group of yearlings a championship relay. I he specters of the once great track combinations of Fordham have long hovered about the confines of the Gym. overshadowed by the mediocrity of later teams. In the ability and spirit displayed by this Freshman group lies the promise of Ford-ham's return to her former heights in track and field. Lennon and Carey assumed managerial roles to aid Mike W alsh in the handling of the squad and they have ably-aided Jake We her in whipping into shape a first-class track combination. AC.OON 429de MAILLA BRESCIANI LIECHTLE VEIGA MORCELLI LAGRANGE KINO JEAN FISCHER JONESI • 9 3 2. Senior Preference's Done Most For Ford ham James F. Murphy Done Most For Class John . Rath;an Most Popular J VMES F. M l RPIIY Most Respected F. Ci.vv Buckiiout Most Brilliant ill ARLES T. BRODERICK Most C !v nical Casimik J. Noyogoski Most Debonair John P. McDonnell Most Representative Bern aiid J. ) Connell Most ()riginal John V. J v xis Best tlilete J AMES F. M URPIIY Best Ml- roun l Man John P. Conroy Best Actor 11 or k V. McNally Best Playwright Joseph F. Coughlin Best Writer Rich ui J. Bi kke Best Student J. Bacon Sullivan Best Mixer M i rice J. McCarthy Best Speaker P TRICK J. ( iltOW IKY Best Dresser Philip G. Nolan Best rtist rthik P. Loughkan Best Dancer 1 BliG Your Pardon? Wittiest John M. Tobin Merriest W illi m J. M vnga.n Sleepiest Douglas P. Seiir Friendliest I vvies F. Bohan Handsomest . Bivgii vvi (iox Best College Organization 1 he Glee Club Wittiest Professor . Mr. Telfair Favorite Professor F VTIIER M 1 RPIIY Favorite Stndv Psychology Favorite Poet Joyce Kilmer Favorite Vutlior George Barry O'Toole Favorite Memory Forihivvi 26: N. Y. 1 . 0 Favorite Sport To Plav Football Favorite Sport lo Watch Football Favorite Girls' College College of New Rochelle Favorite Tv pe of Girl Sensible Favorite Orchestra Guy Lombardo Favorite Radio Presentation StOOPN AGLE A XI) Bl 1)1) Favorite Screen Actor John Barkyvioke Favorite Screen Actress Greta Garbo. Norma Shearer, e.v aet uo Favorite Newspaper New ) ork Times Favorite Drink Tut! Tut! Favorite Car. Buick Favorite Cigarette Camel MAROON= M 4331 • 9 3 2- Comnients, 1932 'I'lie Fditor greatly regrets that lie is unable to print an interview with the Dean. When approached by a correspondent from the M vroon lor a statement on the Class of 1932. the Dean said. "Just another class, and I might point out that Ford-liani has hern graduating classes since 1315." In view of the above, what ran the Fditor do? + The Class of 1932 ishes to Fxprcss its Regrets to: The Dean. The Faculty. The divers and sundr hostelries in New orb. Boston and W orcester that have experienced the ways of the men of Fordhani. The College of New Rochelle. Theodore Roosevelt High School. The fair pedestrians on Fordham Road who have run the gauntlet of the men of Fordhani. The New York Telephone Company lor the practices which caused it to complain to the Dean. New York I diversity for the humiliations to which its athletic teams have been subject. The Fordham branch of the R. 0. T. C. The Class of 1932 W ishes to l ender its Thanks: For the quiet retreat immediately following Faster vacation. To those minute-men taxis at Jerome Avenue who "beat the bell." To Fordham. for all it has meant to us. ♦ ♦ HISTORY OF TilF CLASS OF 1932 1923-29 ......... Freshman Year 1929- 30 ....... Sophomore Year 1930- 31 .... Junior Year 1931- 32 ...... Senior Year D TCF TO TIIF I NDFRCLASSFS 1. • 3. 4. 5. KIM SOD ICS AND FIMSODFS tall figure stood in the wings ol Collins Auditorium awaiting the cue for his entrance. He could see the actors on the stage and could sense the crowd that filled the theatre. Nervously he wet his lips, smoothed his hair and adjusted his clothing, the while fervently wishing he could smoke. Then came his cue, and Fd Kenny made his first appearance on the stage at Fordliam. -PORD-MAM || 134 :oM.MR I IKNT. I «21-9-3-2. Mis part was that of a priest, and lie played it v itli a feeling and a sincerity that hdied his appearance. ith him Reverence seemed to walk the stage, and as. with hat in hand, he moved to his exit, he commanded the complete attention of the audience. Ilestoppedat the door, henignlv raised hishand in benediction and prayer-fulh murmured. "May the peace of the Lord he with you." And then.—the hat dropped from his hand and rolled crazily across the floor of the stage. Immediately he stooped, and in a voice audible to half the orchestra seats. F.d Kenny spoke, $ .If.(!). .?.£.!.%. .!!! ” Red Conway was seeking a position on the constabulary at Jones Reach. “Have vou an athletic experience?' asked the interviewer. "I’ve been on the football and boxing teams at Ford ham.' Red answered. "Rut. said the interviewer hastilx. "to be on the force on have to be a diplomat, not a boxer." "Oh." murmured Red smoothly. "I'm a diplomatic boxer." + Johnny Whelan was swimming his last race for Fordham. V- lie -lipped off his robe and stepper! to the starting line a murmur ran through the crowd that lined the pool and. hearing it. Jolinm smiled. Fame had been slow in comini; to him. For three vears his work had been over-shadowed In the brilliant efforts of Harms and Scheele and Hoffman and Lyttle. Then in his last year Johnny had been chosen to lead his team. Hoffman and Lyttle had passed, but Harms and Scheele still remained to overshadow Johnny. At last Fame beckoned to him. Harms and Scheele completed their careers in mid-season and left Johnny to stand foremost. In acknowledgment of his importance the Ram had carried his picture in the space reserved for the great in Fordham athletics. Johnny had at last come into his own. In- stood at the starting line smiling at the crowd, McDonough, his coach for C C P 7 the past four years, stepped to his side to send him off on his last race. McDonough cleared his throat and lifted his head, "Next event.” he bellowed. "One hundred yards. For N. V. I .. Atschul and Rlunk. For Fordham." he turned to Johnny. "What's your name. Kid?" Fpisodes. Roseoe. Fpisodes. I'llF. INTFRMF.W genial countenance and an air of friendliness make one feel at ease in the presence of this distinguished gentleman. s one talks to him one recognizes his affability to be genuine and sincere. I pon meeting the man who had pierced through the esoteric machinations of tin- Athletic Association and. though but an undergraduate, had secured two tickets at mid-field in the up|»cr stand for the Fordham-V Y. U. game, we were abashed. Vs we sat before him we recalled the deeds In had since performed. After his graduation he went into Wall Street and obtained an interview with J. I’. Morgan. After spending forty-five minutes with him. lie emerged with the Morgan fortune 1361 9 3 2_ and a mortgage on the Crown of Great Britain. The next step in his career was accomplished when he met lr. Rockefeller, accepted a dime from him, and engaged him in conversation. After half an hour this distinguished alumnus held a controlling interest in the Standard Oil Company. "The college student of the present." he said in response to our question."floes not realize the possibilities of his student life. I noticed in the paper last month that not one student had been able to secure a ticket to the last game against N. V. U. Their education. I might point out. is a failure. "When I was in college, conditions, of course, were different. 'I'lie view that football was for the students was still in vogue. One could secure tickets for the. game, but not in the upper stand. Inspired by the address of the Dean to the Freshmen I resolved on a set purpose—to secure tickets in the upper stand for the N. V. U. game—and I subordinated all the phases of college life to this purpose. Of course I could have achieved my purpose through an election to an Athletic Association office, but I chose the harder course—the course of a man. "So well did I train mvself that in Freshman I managed to secure a towel after gymnasium classes. Is that fellow who sells them still there? Iii Sophomore, I secured an excuse from the Retreat from the Dean. In Junior I completed the course without one condition, and the fee for Physics was remitted without deduction. But these were niercl steps—I was yet to achieve the purpose on which I hail resolved. In Senior I secured copies of " italism and Scholasticism" and "'I'lie Freedom of Science” from the librarian the first time I asked for them. Then came the sale of tickets for the N. V. U. game—and the triumph of triumphs. W ith those two tickets that great purj»ose for which I had worked all those years had been attained. Life w as complete." He sat there and. as his eyes burned w ith the light of retrospection, his lips parted in a slow smile. For some time no word came from him. W e thought it blasphemous to intrude on his dreams, but the thought of our mission gave us strength. "How." wc asked in a low but tremulous voice, "did you do it?" As we spoke lie turned to ns as one who breaks from Nirvana. He parted bis lips and bis eyes still burned with a strange fire. But, as be started to speak, the chimes sounded out the hour. A look of surprise flitted across his features. "So soon?" lie murmured and arose to his feet to indicate that the interview' was at an end. "But how did you do it?" we implored in desperation. "Have you ever read Faust'." he asked. And then he smiled. "I must leave you now." lie said, as lie took our hand. "I must return to Hell." A STAFF MEMBER WRITES HIS BELOVED DARLING: Darling: There was no need for you to he so sarcastic in your last letter. I know that I promised to write to ou every week, hut you should re me m her that I have a lot of tilings to do. I di l go to that dance you mentioned hut the only reason I went was because I was assigned to cover it for the Ham. Also. I was down to sec "The Cat and The Fiddle." hut that was because I had to review it for the Monthly. FOC.D-UAM mII 1-9-3-2. 'Flic girl I was with each time was the (laughter of a man whose advertising wc arc Irving to get. It was purely business, and an impersonal affair. Of course I had to he nice to her. hut all the time I was thinking how nice it would have been to have had you with me instead, lint as your Dad can tell you . . . business is business, lint who told you about those things? Just to show you how busy I am. I have spent all my time for the last week working on the I vkoon. You see. every fellow in the elass has to have a writeup under his picture, and someone must do that writeup. The editor asks a person’s friend to write him up. but the lad seldom does it and. when lie does, the thing is either too libelous to print or so eulogistic that it looks suspicious. So the fellows on the staft have to do the darn things. You can see what this means. The editor gi e you a list ol about twenty names at three o’clock and tells you they have to be done by eight. ou know some of tinmen well, others just slightly and the rest you never heard of. ou have to give them all a break. Thus, if you don’t know anything about a lad. you say that he has a winning smile or a keen sense of humor coupled with a Hashing wit. You would think the hoys in the class just laughed their way through school. If the subject was a substitute on one of the teams you write that his name carved in deathless letters in the annals of athletics at l ordham. Should lie be a star the same words hold, but vou make it "famous name" and "glorious annals." No matter what they did on the field, they are all alike in the book. The lads think nothing at all of writing of a fellow whom nobody has known, that he has endeared himself to the hearts of all his fellows or. that it would take the resources of a Maeaulo to describe his manifold ami lovable qualities. Then, w hen vou have onlv fifty more words to go. you begin to bid a fond farewell to him. while vou go through the Thesaurus for superlalives. The most heartbreaking thing to have to do is to be forced to write the obituary P “ of a classmate who has been poison to vou...........I just linished one of them, and it has left its mark on my soul. I had to give him two hundred and forty words of praise and laudation. Before it was finished I had smashed two typewriters. Into many of the articles I poured all my literary talent, especially those on my particular pals. They were. I felt, gems of accurate description, and were correct portrayals of the men as I knew them. hen I showed the result to the victims they jumped on me for leaving out something or for putting in something they wanted left out. I tell you it’s all very discouraging. Now. in my writeup, vou will be surprised, perhaps, to read that I am called a ‘‘brilliant conversationalist." I suppose you will have to make some witty remark about that. On the other hand the eulogy also say s that I am a fervent romanticist. Now please do not misconstrue that. But. like all women, you will put two and two together, and have the answer before you add them up. t any rate it does not mean that I have been going around with other women. I am always true to you alone. As ever. It st Mb. I . S. That girl had m ring because my roommate took mine, instead of his own, by mistake. He gave it to her thinking that it was his..But who told vou about that ring? 110Class Directory • Ahkott. John J . 2528 99th Street. Coroiu, L. I.. N. ■ Vi k ino. Joseph F.. 2288 |oe lii t Avenue. New «rk Cilv Alien. Michael F.. Gram wood. N. J. Amen....tin:, Arthur J.. IWiV Ho.ton Hoad. New York Cil An ini ni. John A.. 1716 Hadeliffr i••nue. Krone. New York City Ai i.eta. Miciiaf.i S.. •13 Union Avenue, Mamaroneek. N. A K M ini, Hoiiert N.. 3001 Ka«trrn Houlcv.ird. New A ork City ItiM.ii, | H livlin J . 3030 Perry Avenue, New Y ..rk Git Hanks. Joseph V.. 2301 Tieli.mu Avenue. Bronx. New York Cily Ua.mlotia. ' in i.nt | .. 1812 llarri-on Avenue. Hronv. New Y «» k City Baxter. Gordon A.. 29 Fact 19th Street. New York City Hr. miii. II mom G.. 300 Modioln Parkway. New York C.iiy Him hfrt. W imum J . 1030 J.ii-koni Avenue. Hronv. New York City Bohan J ame- I .. 151.5 Vy»e Avenue. Hronv. New Y ork City Horn, John A.. 166 ■■■ lloolen Street. Paterson, N. J Hou L. Tllo'IAN I . 1118 Maple Avenue. II diode. N. J. Boykh. AA II I I mi T.. 513 North Street. M.meh Chunk. I’.i. Hovn;, llciMin J . 613 61-1 Street. Brookly n. N Y. Hum n. Tnhiiunni: F.. 633 ll.uvard Avenue. New llavrn. Conn. Ki.hho. Kennktii I... 1368 Bunion Ho.nl. Hronv, New York Cilv Hiiodi hm k. Chari i.n T„ 336 Senator Street. Hr Mikl n. N. Y. IIkui’hi. A im.i ni I . HR Central Avenue, Nnrwieli. Conn. lit KIIOI T. K. Cl O. 137 Kiver»ide Drive. New York C.iiy Hi hetti. Joseph A., 530 Soulli 6lh ..... 'll. Arrnoii. N. Y Hi min' in ii. «. mirikl J.. 231 Mayllowrr Avenue. Sew Hochelle. N Y Hi iike. I(i ii mii J., 2211 Andrew- Avenue, New York City Hi rnn. Hi vn« in I’.. 112 W e«l OOtli Street, New York City Hviinl, John J.. 3213 THtli Street, Jack-on Height . L. I . N. Y Cillll.L. John J-. '• » II,million I’lare. New York Cily Cali.mi i n. Tiiom in F.. 2321 David-on A venue. Hronv. New York Cily ' miim:n i. Y isr E r J..2H9 YA dli» Avenue. New York Cily C.antai i ini. Tiiiimis J . •»3 N'ieliola Street. Newark N J Gvrey. J ames C.. 260 Loiir-Ireel Avenue, .New York City Carr. A ilium F.. 21 Cambridge I’laie, Brookly n. N. Y CaRR. YA ii.i,Iam J.. 112 John-on Avenue, Dunioiil. N. J Caiiiioli . Klin miii AI.. 1333 Grand ( om oiir-e, New York Cily Carroll. Franci.n J.. 1218 Nolde Avenue. Iliidgepoit. Conn Caspers. Ylhert Ik. 263 lleiuh I33ril Street. Horkaway. I.. I . N. Y Castellano. Austin Ik. 510 F.. 23rd Street, ItriMiklyn. N. Y Cav imh.ii Dm ii. F„ 110 Parker Street. Newton Center. Ma— CllARIOTT, KDAVIS' T., •13 Chenier Street, Soulli Norwalk. Conn CitiM.Li. Francis K.. 3332 Deealur Avenue. New York Cily Cl ark, Dusr an YA ., 1808 Avenue II. Brooklyn. V Y Cleaiiv, YA u.t t am J . 1201 Judge Street. Elmhurst, L. I.. V Y Com nv Hoiiert 7. 32 Slurgi- Hoad, Hionvville. N. Y CoLKIN, I.AAYHENCE K.. 312 K. 108th Street. New York Cily Collin-. Antiiiina O.. 132 I 130th Sireei. New York Cily Cot I INN John Yl. C.. 175-21 88th Avenue, J.imaiea. I.. I . N. Y Collin . Hum m Ik, 19 Poplar Street. Brooklyn. N Y Coman, John H., 1912 Korin; Place. New York City CoAiLRFOItn. J mils J.. 179 Laurel Street, Bristol. Conn. Connli.l, l aurice A.. 2270 I’niver-ity Avenue. New York City Conmiia. Jons |’„ 51 Danfortli Street. Portland, Maine Cosaa v, John J.. 80 Franklin Street. Anw.ma, Conn. Costello. John F.. 1150 ( lay Avenue. Bronx. New Y ork (.ily Costei i o. Thom as F . 3211 Hull Avenue. Hronv. N'cav York City Couchi is, Jons K-. 1252 K. 28ih Street. Brooklyn, N. Y . CotM.ni is. Joseph F.. .510 A . 167th Street. New York City Coi ha. David T. 7 H. Prospect Street, Torrington. Conn. Cos. AA . Bisc.iivm. 221 Beach 116th Street, Neponsit. L. I., N. Y. Coyle. Awymus A.. 133 Collage Sireei. Jersey Cily, N. J. Come. James T.. 133 Collage Si,eel. J.-mca City. N. J. Chase. James A.. 51 Highland Avenue. AA esifield. Mas-. C.kke'.an. Jons Ik. 108 AY . 130th Street, New Y ork City Chis'coio. y.vrnoSA J.. 31 1 Kxeliiinf Sireei, New Haven, Conn. CrIS'.I OI.o. Y IS' ESI J 1521 W est Farm Hoad. Bronx. New Y ork City Croaai.ky, I’athu e J., 2823 Wellman Avenue. Bronx. New York Cily Cka nes. Joseph I . 112-26 207th Street. Ilollia, L. I.. N. Y. Cvsinsc. Thom as F.. 3070 -17 th Street, A Mona. L. I.. N. Y . CuTTifA. Joseph A.. 316 E. 31-t Sireei. Ncav Y ork Cily Dai.ios. Hn ii aki J.. 12 Bayard Sireei, karehnionl, N. Y. I»m a. Fkeiiemii k F . 2627 Welisier Avenue. New York City Date-. Ralph O.. 128 Erie Street, Jer«ey City, N. J Davis. Frank. I FlUwi.rlli venue, Cambridge, Aho, Dei.vnkv. I.i.oK'.e: J. I' AA . I’ah-ade- Boulevard, Pali-adc Park, N J. Dei. i.ui ic io. Mario C-, We-t Street. Harrison. . A. Dk A isc enzo. Albert J.. 208 Ei. 12III. Sired. New York Cily Devlin, Hoiiert II.. 1228 .Alurri- A venue. Bronx. Nca York City Di Bello. YA ili.iam I).. 821 I 22llli Street. New Y ork Cily Dima-on. Frank T.. 659 E. Hilih Sireei. New York Cily Di Gimomo. MII IIA ei. A.. 1103 lower re Pliiee, New York City Di Givviai arm.. John. 1126 KronxAvnod Avenue. Bronx, New York City I n Iohio. Ill no F! . 608 F. lH7tli Street. Hronv. New York Cilv Dll.l-OS, DliNSIs I ., K:i |iicttc I.ukc, N. Y. Doherty, Bernard J., 13 W mli'-ld Avenue, Jcr«ey City, N. J. Dosnli i.vs. Edmond J.. 1155 Ocean Avenue. BrooklAii. . Y. Dons. Fkan' i- F.. 18 Sterling 1‘laee. Brooklyn. . Y . Doh.hi.rtv. John J.. -171 AA. Broad Street. Ila leion. Pa. DoyI.e. YA II I i aai I'.. 1323 Maude Avenue. N.F., Grand Hapids, Mich. Di nn. Gkoki.e F'.. II Blue Hill- Avenue. Hartford, Conn. Em.i kk, AA ilei avi J . 15 E. III. Street, F). Alaueli Chunk. I’a EshilIIT. Chmii i - T.. 70 Eore-t Avenue, Caldwell. N. J. Esniiiiir. A incest AI., |ii‘)2 South Alain Street. AY alerhury. Cmn. F ahi.i.y, Im.'sta« e J.. 35 ( aroline Aieime. Y itnkrr-. N Y I ARI.P.Y. J AMI - A.. 128 Hamilton Street, Albany. N Y. I ahi.i a. Raamomi .. 25 Bank Siren. New York City I- AHIIELE. I). IIaIIAIo.N. ■ •Hi F' Huh Street. Brooklyn, N. Y Fiore. Aipii'.ssi: T., 22 Monroe Street. I ,N J I 1-urn. Jons. 26 Parker Sireei, Kvcrcli, Ma- ln .eh a ld. Joseph M.. 112 AA . 12-lilt Street. New York City 142Fleming, Minn's I’.. H11 Boultsaid. Basoniic. N. J. Flitcmm. II.shkt G.. 525 ItOili Sited. Brooklyn. N. Y. Flynn. m i i s' A.. 2-1 E. Modiulu Pitl«i . Brom. New Aork City Forres. J mii'. 139 Slone Avenue. A linker . N. A . Fhixi ivii.i.i, Joseph I’., II Cheilnot Sired, Bristol, Cmm. Frank, Charles I ... 31 » Penn Street. Miner-sillc. Pa. Kreanev. James K,. 416 F. 121.t Sired, rw Aork :» -Fhekiiill. Joseph II.. K illiarn Street, Mill die town. N. A. Gallic it in. John A., I III Avenue K. Brooklyn, N. A . Giamitta. Vito C . West Raid. M.trlhoroiirh. N. A. Gil Ill’ll . Joseph J., 5223 Ficldslon ltu.ul. Itixerdalc. N. A . Giordano. Anthony M.. 2355 Suutliern Boulevard, Bnmi. n A ork City GiiK.isnt. I'nami m F . 8889 ii'iul Prise. Be go Park. I I., Y A Gout . Raymoxd J . 195 Kuclid Avenue. Brooklyn, V A Gorman, J sues F.« sill Second Avenue. Bradley lleacli, N. J. Gi'krin. John F . 2337 Decalur As-enue. Bronx, New A ork Gits Hagen. James J.. 264 Palisade Avenue. Jei.es Cily, V J. HaLLOKaN. Ja'iis A’.. -II Broadway. Kingston. N. A. Hakim ss.v. Aiitmi A.. (•938 Anderson vcnne. 11 iirli l r ill c . New A ork Cily Hay. John J.. fi'KI'i Wnodside Avenue. Al infield. I.. I.. N A . Haven. Jons I . ISO K. 91 1 Street New Aork Cily Heel.an, John V . 62 Elmhurst Avenue. Elmhurst. L. I . N A IIf.iiiii. John J.. 71. President Street, Brooklyn. N A . Holland, George II., MISS Thomas llonlesard. PitlM-urgh. I’j. Ill'i;m:s. I’ltlh J., 181 Maple Street, IIr.Hd.lyn, N. A Hummel, John F . 1188 East Oth Street. Brooklyn. N. A IIURLEV, John J.. 37 Vernon Slieel, H.nlf,,r«J. Conn. Im.li.nlmi. Piimr A.. 085 E. 183rd Sired. Bronx. New A ork City JAMS, JOHN A’.. 44 Ne.nidli Street. Lawrence. Mm. Kane. Eduard I’.. IOI Ander-on Avenue. I'ort Kichrnoud. S. I.. N. A . Kas .lba, Frank J.. 2288 Moil Avenue. Fur Roekaway, I„ I.. N. A. Keener. Louis I ., 196 Forbell Avenue, Brooklyn, N. A. Kelly. Frank A.. 342 Ovington Avenue. Brooklyn. N. A'. Km.L), Joseph G.. 350 W . 21st Street. New A'oik City kin t. Lawrence T.. 2540 A alcntinr Avenue, Bronx. New A ork Cily Kennard. Don sin T.. 1075 Morris Avenue. Bronx. New A'ork City Kennv, Edward T . 2lX 3 Turnlmll Avenue, Bronx. New A'ork City Keogh, John I’.. 3017 4 aterbury Avenue, New York City Krizan. Joseph. 313 K. 70th Street. .New York City Kucussicz, A . J.. 15 Colin Avenue, A linker-. N. A. Kuhn. Willis si F. 100-11 lOSih Street. H.dli.. I„ I.. N. Y. Cancan, Thomas (».. 2 Slewiirt 'Avenue. Went Garden City. L. I.. N. A . I.s Porta. James C.. I 11 ifelil.iml Avenue, Tuekahoe. N A I.smkiv. Leo A., 1070 Madiion Avenue, New A ..rk City Latteiii. Francis S.. 315 K. 107th Street, New A ork City Lalro. Salvatore J.. 43 Cherry Street, W aterbury. Conn. Lawrence. Joseph, 1IH7 E. 172nd Street, Bronx. New York City I.swnon. James W ., 3891 Amino Hoad. Great Kills. S. I.. N. A. Leaky. John J.. 70 Perking Sired. New Haven. Conn. UaoKVr. Norman 'I'., 750 School Street. W rh-ler. Maw.. I.eprohon, Paul R-, 110 Ocean Avenue. Brooklyn. N. A’. IaiBuonu. Joseph. 033 A an Biiien Place. W. New Aork, A. J-IXIMAURM. HiisARIU F.. I3l Pennington Avenue, Passaic. V J. I .ON I.RC AN. Wit I IASI It.. 217 F. 20tli Street. N’ew A ork Cily Lour, hr an, Arthur I’., 2850 Briggs Avenue. New A'ork City Lucky, I. s whence J.. 1131 h. 9th Streel, Brookly n. N. A . Lyncii. John V.. 509 Sllli Mrwt. Brooklyn, N. A . M scM s m s. Joseph li., 2“22 Grand Concourse. Bronx. New A'oik City McBride. Douglas I... 151 Broad Sired. Pliilli| «l iirg. N. J. McBriiik, Geohci. I)., 151 Broad Street. I’hilli| shiirg, N J-McCarthy. Daniel !• . 2 41 Wet 2l»l Street, New York City McCarthy. M aurice J., 2 (32 Piiivermls As nine. Bronx. New A'ork City McClosket. Aliii iit 14.. 1 108 K. I3lli Street. Brooklyn, N. A . McDonald. James F.. 33-21 29tli Street, la ng I-land City. I- L, N. A . McDonald, William C.. 129 Cooke Street. W aterhury. Conn. McDonnell. John IV. HKH Park Avenue, Nrw Aork City McG.snn. John P.. 571 Parsons Bniilcsard South. Flushing. I.. I.. N. A'. Mctii.sxis, Arthur J„ 779 K. 2 till Street. Paterson. N J. McGowan. Aiimed . 5 In W I80ih Street. New A'ork City McGowan. John J . 2175 Walton Avenue. Bronx. New Aork City Mct7itsNESS. Francis II.. 787 K- 3Slli Street. Brooklyn. N. A Mi Inenlv. James K., 45-09 I I9lh Street, Flushing. I,. 1.. N. A . McK sv. Jasila 11.. 155 E. 18th Street. New York City McKenna, Edaa sun J . 157 Mason Street. Greenwich, Conn. McKenna. Francis .. 422 K. 17th Street. Nrw Aork Cits Ht m m John P.. 2580 llainhridgc Avenue, Bronx. New A ork City Mi N si l A. 11 UR sc». V.. 52 K. 122nd Street. New A’ork Cily Mi N sst sra. Georce T . 288 4 Harrington Avenue, Bronx, New A'ork City McShsnk. Ovsen I’., 21 Adrian Avenue, Marldr llill. New A ork City Mack, Richard M . 325 Main Street. South Amboy, N. J. Madden, kthi h G., 2290 Andrews Avenue, Nes. Aork Cily Maher. Thomas F„ 138 Ridge Crescent. Manhaeect, I.. I.. N. A . Maloney. John F.. 851 8th Avenue. New Aork City Maloney. Simon T„ 012 E. 230lb Sited. limns. New A ork Cily M ANI.AN. W II I I IM J.. 1338 39111 Place. Long Maud City. L. I.. N. A M snninc, John J.. 550 Eagle Avenue. Bronx, Ness Aork City M SRKRV. Edward C.. 210 Sutherland Street. City Island. N. A . Mahra. John J.. Newton llook, N. Y. Mssmmine. Raymond J.. 229 Duhill Road, Hri-oklyn. N. Y. M sttehn, Lawrence J.. 2720 tiraml Concourse. New Aork Citv Mkany. J smesJ.. 3201 I'arragut Road. Bruoklyn. N. A . Meant. Thomas J.. 9 li. 96th Street. New York City Meehan. I. Ross. 1473 li. 19tli Street. Brooklyn. N. A'. Mii.en, Fust shit F.. 180 Fastern Parkway. Brooklyn, N. A Mimeik. Charles J . .432 Pennington Street, lilirahrth. N J Miami k. James II.. tilcii. Falls, N'. A’. Ml8CHO. W ILLIAM B., 3219 Perry Avenue. New A-wk City Monahan. Eld-worth, 501 Harding Park. Bronx. New York City Moms s.Ni. FucEni; A.. 1885 llalheale Avenue. Bronx. New A'ork CilT Morris. David E.. 8237 Manor Road. Elkins Park, Pa. Mohris. Frtt in F.. 100 Si. John's Plaee, Brooklyn, N. A 413Mosul t v, Fh i s., Till Decatur Street. Hrooklvn, N. V. Mosiiv, Moskkii J„ 007 Seventh Street. Brooklyn, N. ' -Muller. Stew art M., ,, 2018 Avenue M. Brooklyn. IN. ' • Mulligan. George M.. . 2.12 R. l?6th Siu-fi. New York City Mi ri-iiy. J vvii.n F.. 21 Quiinli) Siren. KiddefWd. Maine N agei, Chari i •. t;., 9 -l7 11-t Sircel Long I-land City, I.. I N V. ■N it sit. Hekiieici S.. 1235 78ill Street. Rlmlnml. |„ |.. V V . N RHONE. ClIARLF.S J.. I 51 N. 8ili Avenue. MiniiiI Yitiiiiii. N. V. Nkagi.b. (Ikori.e K.. WW U .idiincian A venue, VV'cet Haven. Conn. N i.in it. Kiirkrt a.. 1552 Amler-on Vvenue. Fort I ■••. V. J. Nuivn. Philip G . 911 W l....... venue. New Vork City NilVOfiOMI, CaSIUIK J.. 2553 jUril Siren, Aaiori.-i. I.. I., . . Ornu »:. Charles F... “22 St. Inn'- Avenue. New Vork Cily O'Bkirn, John J.. 1966 University Avenue. New Vork Cily 0 Connell. Br.iiNvnii J.. 1281 Union Avenue. Bronx, New York Cily ODhircoll III Kllt.Rl P.. .1059 13rd Street. I.t l lan l Cit . I,. I.. N. V. O'kn.rr.. John P.. 2o76 Grand Concourse. .New V ink Cn» O'Nml Beknako A.. 508 I)e K.illi Avenue. Brook I n. V Y. O'Nwi, CoKNEI.lt k K.. 72 Snell Siren. Fall Biver. Mam . Oremhirpf. Kiivv vnn J.. 187 Diiehem venue. London. Out., Canada Paradise. Thomas K., 500 3rd Vvenue. New Vork City Parker, Ban$omJ . ISA Lexington Avenue. New Vork Cily Phillips. George A.. Ill Locust Avenue. Amsterdam. N. Y. Pibcari. Felix II., 2317 Prospect Avenue. Bronx. New York City Pierce. Frank I).. 39 Undienpc Vvenue, Yonker . N. V . PoN-ICl.loNK. KollEHT I... 1593 Center Avenue. Fort l.ee, N. J. Power. John F 265 V . 90th Street, New York Cily Power, VV ii.i.iam l . 265 VV . 90ih Street. New Vork Cily Pnoirr. Thomas F„ 113 l.emhark Avenue, Jersey City. N. J. Banill. Normas F.. 8503 Bay I6tli Siren, Brooklyn, N. Y. Batigan. John A.. 3971 Couvencui Avenue. Bronx. New York Cily Bi.ysolds, Bersvro B.. 1187 Woodycrcel Vvenue, New Vork Cily |{|AMII.II«. John J . 178 Willis Vvenue, New Vork CilV Bin (i in. THOVi 1 219 Kronl Slreei. Srlieneeiady. N V Bing. Thom v F . 83-20 Brit ion Vvenue. HinliurM. I,. I.. N V Bio. I kvNk J.. New Britain Hoad. ken-inglon. Conn. Kuninw. I 1 nniv F.. 212 . Fordhnm Bond. Bronx, New Vork Cily B1 0. Joseph (I.. 118 Vlullierry Street, New V ork Cily Koceiis. Fit vm 1- J 1162 Throgmorton Avenue. Bronx. New York City KoiiN. Kim vnn J-. 8902 85lit Bond. V oodliaven. I.. I.. N. V l(os nth vi. L»:o P.. I Hi Purler Street. Bridgeport, Conn Bv an. An rnt r A.. Il90(»dgen Avenue. Jersey City. N. J, B V AN. J AMES V.. 3965 Hull Avenue. Bronx. New Vork City Bv v . Tnovt »s F.. Ill I’ali-ades Avenue, Jer«ey City, N J. Savers. Henry S.. I Kochelle Street, City (eland, N V . Sciiuessi.ek. Ilvitoi.n I. . 08 (Irciin Avenue, Jersey City. N J Sent it ., Henry J.. 1551 K. I2tli Street. Brooklyn, N. Y. SCOTTI. John H-, ol Skillman Vvenue. Brooklyn. V Y. Sehii. Dot gi.as P . 27 Atlanlie Vvenue. Dongan Hill-. S. I.. N V Sexton. Biiiivhii 117“ Hoe Avenue. New York City Sil.skiewig . Mich vm V .. 52 I jisala Street. W orccsler, Mans. Silk, Row in F.. I M2 Park Vvenue. Bronx. New Vork Cily Smith. Joseph J.. II ler Avenue, Yonkers. N. V. Smith, Raymond A.. Oieiiwull-on-llud-on, N. V . Spatz, Raymond J.. 281 Magnolia Vvenue. Jersey Cily. V J. Stafford. W ii.liam J.. 529 Idiani Street. New Vork City Stark, Charles VV ., 178 Willis Avenue, New Vork Cily STARKEY, VV ti t uvi K. 181 Marine Avenue. Brooklyn, N V . Stecmvver, Arthur H.. 572 W . I list Street, New Vork City suLiiv i , J auks It.. 11 VV 9oili Street, New York City Sullivan. William A.. Purdy . N. Y. S En Ko’V-M. Villi Ol V.. 25 ll.uold Street. Torrington, Conn. Taylor, Chkimofiikm J.. 2“I Vdelplii Street. Brooklyn. N. V Taylor. Ceorcf. J . 126 Oakwood Avenue. OilT-ide. N. J Thomsen. Howard. Lake Oecawana. N. Y. Tikiiel, Kiiw vnn J.. 178 K. 66th Street. New York City Toms. John M.. 52 Prinre Street. Jjiuaiea Plain. Mane. Tracey. Martin J., 1613 l«t Avenue. New York City Travis, Francis A.. I 7“ Miscrole Vvenue, Brooklyn, N. V. I ihncu, Sami el S.. 92 K. 189tlt Street, New Vork City Vince. VV ii.li vm F.. 393 VV . Boston Pom Road. Mauiuroneek. N. V . W mi., Boneht H.. 2252 Hudson County Boulevard. Jersey Cii .N J V m.i.vce. George A.. 1096 Trinity Avenue. New Vork Cily V alsh. Gilbkkt C.. 1132 K. IOiIi Street. Brooklyn. N V VV alsh. Michael J . 2380 Uyer Avenue, Bronx. New V •wk City W ALSII. Kl II ll| P„ 131.15 8“th Vvenue, Hirluuond llill. L. I . N V W ard. VV illi am A.. 12 Delaware Avenue. Jerney City, . J. W AK1.0. Andrew J.. 23-13 35lli Street, A-ioria. L. I., N. Y. W aterman, Riyw ard F.. 11 Harmon Avenue. Pelham, N. V. VV ELSII. Kiiw ahii T.. 180 Market Slreei. VV . New Brighton. S. I., V V . VX 11 fi an. John XI . 250 Clermont Avenue, Brooklyn. V V. VV Hite. Henry F.. I 1.12 Sli.ikes|.r.ire Vvenue. Bronx. New York City Wins. Iimix I.. ',1 | 130tli Street, New York City W im. Lewis V .. 3819 Greenway, Baltimore. Md. ACC Ai- NINO, AniIRKW A., M10 Sterling Pluce. Ilrooklvn. N. V eiiner. Ralph C. 1211 Keieliaiii Street. F.linlliirnt, L. I., N. V . inADVERTISEMENTSTiffany Co. Jewelry Silverware Stationery Superior in Quality Moderate in Priee Mail Inquiries Receive Prompt Attention Fiith Avenue Street-New York 117'M, LC y - ■ — Landscapes for Country Estates... Over forty years’ experience in the landscaping of country estates has taught us that perfection is no little thing but little things go to make up perfection. Our exacting attention for details has made for us a reputation of which we are justly proud. Intelligent technical advice plus a prospectus are features of our courteous service which we do include in our estimates. We offer a complete service in the pian-nirg and construction of tennis and handball courts, polo and athletic fields, golf links and general landscaping. The new Fordham tennis courts and base-ball field are a sample of our work. Orange County Nurseries, Inc. W. J. Dwyer, .N gr. Landscape Engineers and Contractors Horn Offi ce 151 East Post Rood White Plairs, N. Y. White Ptairj 7j20 I IKESTABLISHED 1818 MADISON AVENUE COR. FORTY-FOURTH STREET NEW YORK The New Suits I'llnew styles of ready-made suits have heen added to our slock for lliis Spring. Unfamiliar Brooks Brothers models are contiiiueii iinclianged ami arc supplemented l these three new styles, w hich are both single ami double breasted -some with plaited trousers—the coats more closely fitted and with squarcr shoulders. Our traditional qualities of material and workmanship are maintained in the lowered prices for 1 132. $50 to $75 BRANCHES NEW YORK: ONE WALL STREET BOSTON - NEWBURY COR. BERKELEY STREET NEWPORT PALM BEACH : r . ‘ iPifvip wmir «r, 'PrntlruimS furnishing Qoniis. Kelly Kilmartin I.T M VIDF.N I. VNK New York Rrrtor -.IO?? Diamonds. II olrlirs Jeuvlrv (dass Kings ami Pins Siinc I8?(t (Mlicr Furniture has heen purchased from us at S AVI NGS of 25% —50% Modern Ollice Furniture received daily from bankrupt and auction sales. I.urges! and most complete stock in the world. Always Big Bargains— TshT1 I) ksks. (Hairs, tables AND BOOK CASES: ROLL. FLAT. TYPEWRITER M BOOKKEEPERS DESKS, chairs; kardkx and kilim; CABINETS. TABLES: SAFES AND RUGS. 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Estahrook 8-1780 8-2171 The Popular Sarazin JAMES J. GILHIJLY Restaurant Real Estate and 373 EAST FORDH M R0 D BRONX, N. Y. Insurance Italian and French Specialties Caters to Fordliam Students 13 E. GUN MILL HOAD BRONX. NEW YORK Phone Kollog 5 10174 You are invited to visit our plants PI RITAN LAUNDRY lironx 1 1 jnl 262 Till HD A VIM I I’hmir FOtilli.im ? ‘,WilH» Ml. Vernon l‘l.iiil 5-7 SO. M I .TON VMM K Tel. O.ikw.I 10IMI F Airbaiikn I-56S6 New Koehelle 8500 Sales FORD Service atson-McKenna Motor Co. AI IIIOKIZKI) DKM.KKS 230 m CKM STREETBURNS BROS. FOKDIIAM OFFICE 203 K. FOR DRAM ROAD RAYMOND 9-8000 Our staff of highly skilled combustion engineers is without an equal in the Mil'.AIL ('O IL TRADE COAL-COKE AND FUEL OIL 159THE CLASS OF 1935 Thomas E. Walsh...............................President Charles C. Deubel........................l ice.President Kobert E. White...............................Secretary Frank J. Cunningham...........................Treasurer The Ursuline Academy The Ursuline Academy is a College Preparatory School embracin': Kindergarten, Primary, Grammar and High School Departments. Hoys miller 0 years admitted. The School is conducted by the Ursuline Nuns. URSULINE ACADEMY (iriml ji Kaat Pltonr HIn(hjin .9892 New York Cily BOHNE BROS. CO. INCORPORATED ( ussftck 4 labors of .-i niorico 39 BARCLAY STREET NEW YORK CITY Vie also manufacture hoods and college gowns whi 'h we will cither sell or rent. We arc also headquarters for class rings and pins, and keys This liook is cased in an S. K. SMITH COVER —a cover lh.it is guaranteed to he satisfactory and is created and SM ITI1 CHAFFED by an organization of craftsmen specializing in the creation and production of good covers. Whatever your cover requirements may lie, this organization can satisfy them. S n't for information ami prim lit S. K. SMITH COMPANY 213 INSTITUTK PLACE CHICAGO. ILL. C o m p 1 i tn en t s of A FRIEND 460A TRULY MODERN MOTOR CAR ............new, 90 horsepower, 123-inch wheelbase Eight- styled for the modern trend, engineered for modern conditions and priced to meet 1932 standards o! value. £RAHAM (1305 161SOBRAY-WHITCOMB COMPANY • BUILDERS 163 105 WEST 40th STREET NEW YORK CITYF ) i D E I 1 184 1 FORDHAM UNIVERSITY I' on I ham Road, adjoining Bronx Park New York City ( o a n i c t • i) n ) r n . . •: s i r s Ford ham College.......................................i'ordham Rond School of Law . . . II'oohvorth Building, also i'ordham Road College of Pharmacy............................i'ordham Road Downtown College..........................II ooheorth Building School of Sociolog) and Social Service . If oohvorth Building Graduate School...........................II oohvorth Building Teachers College..........................II oohvorth lluihling School of Business Administration . . . 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