Girard College - Corinthian Yearbook (Philadelphia, PA)

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7 CORINTHIAN GIRARD COLLEGE CLASS OE JANUARY 1946 Map of Girard College West End and Central KEY: 1. Mechanical School and Surroundings 5. Good Friends 2. Junior School 6. Lafayette 3. House Group 24. Service Entrance 4. Armory EJitor-in-Chicf Daniel J. Metroka Associate Editors Louis A. Jones Robert W. Kensinger Dominic Toscani Adrian P. Marshall Photography Editor John T. Clarke Art Editors William H. Otto Alfred Perniceilo Thomas C. Rostron " is that instin ctive thoughtfulness for the welfare, the comfort, the health, and the happiness of one ' s fellow beings that furnishes the great motive of all true philanthropy.” JANUARY 1946 CONTENTS Title Page Picture of Grave To the Men of Girard Killed in Action Missing in Action The Faculty The Principal’s Message Stephen Girard To Our Benefactor The Board of Directors The Executive Staff The High School and The Library Tribute to Hosts and Hostesses Class Administration The Class The Class of January, 1946 The Class Who’s Who - Pictures around the College Cartoons Allen Hall Snow Scene of Founder’s Hall Interior of Chapel The Glee Club Imagine . ”G” Page Sports Athletics in Action Organizations The Same Old Story The College Camp Farewell Song Air View of the College Autograph Page 4-5-6 9 10 11 12 13 . 14 . 15 16 17-27 28-29 30-34 35 36 37 38-39 40 41 . 42 . 43 44 45 46 47 48-49-50-51 . 52 . 53 54 . 55 56 Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. Neu-made friendships, like new wine, Age will mellow and refine. Friendships that have stood the test — Time and change—are surely best; Brow may wrinkle, hair grow gray, Friendship never knows decay. For ' mid old friends, tried and true. Once more we our youth renew. But old friends, alas! may die, New friends must their place supply. Cherish friendship in your breast — New is good, but old is best; Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. New Friends ond Old Friends —Joseph Parry The Corinthian is published twice a year by graduating classes of Girard College. It is produced entirely by the Girard College Print Shop, Philadelphia. A “stltful” binounr? Hif« alr « not itfr : tThfij liuMir passfit on; n»it , jglfowing briglii nliroti, Cbfir ramp-firra tin non luMfltita of Jrniih ay]a»nr, “ igliHndj lilj lun’g that rum ' mu fi rl aboil Irrab. --Minot ' ). Savage January [ 2 ] TO THE MEN OF GIRARD WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY ON LAND AND SEA AND IN THE AIR TO KEEP THE WORLD FREE TO DESTROY THE GREED OF A FEW AND TO MAINTAIN PEACE AND SECURITY FOR THEIR FELLOW MEN (ClviBB nf dlammnj 1946 TAKES HUMBLE PRIDE IN DEDICATING THIS CLASS RECORD THAT THEIR EXAMPLE MAY LIVE TO INSPIRE COMING GENERATIONS 1946 [ 3 ] Stye (Corinthian E. Farrington, ' 36; H. Ginhinger, ' 25; R. Hoyt, ' 39; G, A, Himes, ' 38 A. R. Krupp, ' 32; J. Jeavons, ' 33; M. W. Myers, ' 38 Wm. Hoyt, ' 39; T. Jamieson, ' 38; S. H. McCracken, ' 40; W H. Nuneviller, ' 36 R. McCartney, ' 30; J. Gillich, ' 36; H. G. Niwinski, ' 40; W. R. Hemmg, ' 39 January [ 4 ] R. Boyer, ' 41; J. DeVergilio, ' 42; J. Dunn, ' 43; M. Barth, ' 41 L. DeGirolomo, ' 37; R. M. Buckley, ' 40; A. Edman, ' 16 ' A. DeRosa, ' 41; N. Berger, ' 40; W. Barnhart, ' 39; S. S. Boston, ' 24 R. V. Dieter, ' 29; J. Clanton, ' 39; E. Eckman, ' 43; L. Cooper, ' 38 1946 (Blip fflnritttliian S. I. Sclorenco, 37; H. Stover, 37; F. Seaborne, 33; R. W. Thorberg, 39 P. G. Redmgton, ' 44; W. E. Picciani, 35; G. H. Ruesser, 37 M. Whalen, 31; R. H. Quinn, ' 41; R. M. Zelinsky, ' 40; R. Yost, ' 43 M. Prussel, ' 41; S. Ziegler, 34; N. Semenich, ' 42 [ 6 ] alijp (tturtttlhiau January Died or Killed Photographs I Dolde, Charles Henry. ' 17 Evans, Harry Winfield.32 Fulton, Francis Reed. ' 27 Worthington, in the Service lot Available Klinges, Bernard Vernon.39 Morris, James Alvin. ' 29 Nelson, Wiliam Jay.:. ' 43 .37 Still Reported Missing in Action Cascarino, Lawrence. ' 40 Dunmire, David Paul . ' 40 Gamble Charles A. ' 24 Hildenbrand, Raymond .33 Hugler Robert Kermit.38 Kressler, David A.36 Lambert George W. ' 42 Nolan, John .39 Pritchard, Griffith .38 Purcell, John E.36 Rose James V.30 Shearin, Thomas B. ' 40 Spatzer, Robert Earl.33 Tanner, Earl Richard .31 1946 7 cHijf fflnrintijian la t e tfaiclcuztitLcfr (Plate, a( flaaua’Uf,, f 946; When a class leaves Girard I am beset with mixed emotions. I am proud and happy to see a group of young men successfully complete our course of study and round out with us those very significant adolescent years from fourteen to eighteen. But I truly am concerned at seeing you young men leave us now. You step out with such self-con¬ fidence, little knowing what terrific problems lie ahead. You think you have learned a lot, but actually you know so little. You feel ready to meet any new emergency, but really so many decisions have been made for you here. You think you can easily direct your social, moral and physical well-being, but, after all, these phases of your life up to now have been pretty well channeled for you. Although we have great faith in your ability to achieve, and know that the young men who have gone out before you have done so, yet we don ' t just set you adrift. We help you launch your ship. We assist you across the shore breakers, watch how you learn to handle tiller and sail until we are sure you are steering straight across calm or stormy seas to the haven of your desire. Just now the seas ahead are indeed stormy. Never before, I am sure, has our world been so convulsively shaken as it is right now. We always know little enough about the world we live in, but we know much less about the world immediately ahead. What a challenge the future presents to you I You and thousands and tens of thousands of other young men being graduated from our high schools today will have to see this challenge through. You will live, indeed, to see " One World. " You will live to see the speed of transportation, the development of new power and energy, the re¬ gard for human welfare, international relationships advance to a degree never dreamed of a generation ago. 0, boys, don ' t stop studying, don ' t stop thinking, don ' t stop having visions, don ' t be content until you are a master in the area of your life ' s work. It will be easy to throw up your hands and quit. Find within yourselves the sustaining arms that will hold those hands until the victory is won. It will be easy to grow cynical and skeptical. It will be easy to grow selfish and self-centered, but remember what Paul said, " No man liveth to himself alone. " Our love for you, our desire for your happiness, our faith in your determination to succeed in your chosen work, our confidence in your integrity, and our belief in your desire to serve well in your homes and in your communities abide always! Follow gladly where you must in order to learn, assume leadership where you are conscious of power, give of yourselves where that giving will bring well-being to others. God bless you and keep you. D. MONTFORT MELCHIOR 1946 QInruttJjtan " He taught the worth of Manners, Self-reliance and Character; of Education, Family Life, and Public Duty. " Oiir (ttarintljiau January 7 Occi e tefrzct n . . . Dear Stephen Girard: Today we leave Girard College, our school and our home for the past ten years. With reluctance we pass from the Chapel for our last time as students. It has at last come our time to render to you our thanks for the many benefits we have received at your hands. We know, Mr. Girard that the words in our hearts can never be expressed adequately, words telling you how much we appreciate all that you have made possi¬ ble for us. We are fortunate that we can leave the protecting arm of this wonderful in¬ stitution and go forth into a world not locked in combat, but once more peaceful. However we will still be confronted with many vexing problems, but we have been trained to face these with grim determination to overcome all obstacles. You have made a superior education possible for us and have inculcated among us the ambition to hold our own at all times. We will not fail you! We thank you, Mr. Girard, for giving us this chance to acquire so much good out of life in your school, especially for showing us that indispensable possession in this life known as friendship. Here at Girard are boys of many racial extractions, but there is no special creed or racial prejudice felt among us. We are all Americans in a truly broad democratic institution, striving to make of ourselves better citizens and better Girardians. Had we not entered Girard ten long years ago, we could not now realize the fact that it would mean the forfeiting of many of the finer things in life. We would not have had the opportunity to develop ourselves physically to the point we enjoy today. Nor would we have had the chance to strengthen our appreciation of music, art, and literature, which all help to inspire a well balanced man. Upon departure from Girard, the Class of January 1946 realizes that there are no words suitable to express our deepest and most gracious thanks for all you have done for us. You have given us an outstanding education; you have impressed upon us the necessity for clean and honest traits and habits; you have given us the opportu¬ nity to make of ourselves something few schools really achieve. You have made us men! Sincerely and faithfully yours, THE CLASS OF JANUARY, 1946 fflorintijian In Appreciation of The Board of Directors of City Trusts PHOTO BY WANAMAKER-UNDERWOOD a UNDERWOOD JOSEPH GILFILLAN, President ERNEST T. TRIGG, Vice-President JOHN A. DIEMAND, Vice-President WALTER B. GIBBONS THOMAS A. SHALLOW ALBERT M. GREENFIELD MORRIS WOLF THOMAS B. K. RINGE GEORGE F. NORTON JOSEPH R. ROLLINS The Mayor of the City of Philadelphia The President of Philadelphia City Council The Class of January 1946 wish to convey their sincerest thanks to the Board of whose integrity, guiding wisdom, and skillful direction in administering the affairs of Girard College they have been constantly aware. In Appreciation of The Executive Staff, Girard College MERLE M. ODGERS, Ph.D., L.H.D., LL.D., President ROBERT T. ANDERSON, B.S. in E.E. Engineer EDWARD L. BAUER, M.D. Director of Health Service JOSEPH A. DAVIS, A.B., A.M. Superintendent of the Household JOHN C. DONECKER Assistant to the President S. HERMAN MACY, A.B. Superintendent of Admission ond Discharge EDWARD M. TWITMYER, A.M., Ph.D. Director of Student Personnel WILLIAM JAMISON Business Manager D. MONTFORT MELCHIOR, AM., Ph.D. Supervising Principal, High School E. NEWBOLD COOPER, B.S., A.M, Superintendent of the Elementary School HAZEL ERCHINGER, A.B. Librarian OWEN D. EVANS, A.B., A.M. Superintendent of the Mechanical School WILLIAM C. SPARKS, B.S., M.S. Supervisor of Playgrounds ond Recreation As the years go by and ripen into manhood, we shall refer to this page mindful of the capable, wise, and sympathetic direction which has brought another grateful class to the successful climax of a long and happy student career. 1946 ©hr (LTu ' uitluan High School Library ®br (Corinthian January Just a Word of Gratitude To MISS MIRIAM McGHEE MISS HELEN C. BOYD MISS EDITH FELD MR. GEORGE H. DUNKLE MR. S. HERMAN MACY whose untiring efforts as our hostesses and hosts brought us to appre¬ ciate in full the values and highest pleasures of social life at Girard. (Ehr ffinritttlitan 1946 [ 15 ] (Hlafifl Administration J-l J-2 Louis A. Jones.President.Robert W. Kensinger Joseph Lucyk.Vice-President.Joseph V. DiCampli Robert W. Kensinger.Secretary.Daniel J. Metroka Dominic P. Toscani.Treasurer.Dominc P. Toscani S-l Robert C. Grater.President... Louis A. Jones.Vice-President. Daniel J. Metroka.Secretary... John T. Clarke.Treasurer... S-2 ... Louis A. Jones . Robert C. Grater Daniel J. Metroka ...John T. Clarke National t jonor § oriPti| President.Daniel J. Metroka Vice-President.Robert W. Kensinger Secretary.Edward Parulski twbrnt (Uounril President.Robert W. Kensinger Treasurer.Carl W. Colin Athlrtir (Eonnril Carl W. Colin (Ennfmnrr (Hounnittrr Leon J. Vorndran fflorintljimt [ 16 ] January 1946 3ljr (Corinthian The Class of January 1946 LOUIS ALLEN JONES (Lou President 4917 A Street, Philadelphia. Born: November 19, 1927 Course: General and Print Shop Honors: Basketball, ' 42- ' 43, ' 43- ' 44, ' 44- ' 45; Captain of Basketball, ' 46; Soccer, ' 45; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Cadet Major in Battalion, S-2; Dramatic Club; Cast: " In the Zone, " " The Lion ' s Whelp " , Athletic Council, S-l; Echelon Platoon, ' 43; President of Class, J-l; WFIL Broadcast, " Science Is Fun " ; Cultural Olympics, " In the Zone, " " The Lion ' s Whelp " ; " Corinthian " Staff. When we say " so long " to " Lou, " it will be sad because he has become a friend and pal to everyone. " Lou " was elected the most popular fellow in the Class, but not because of this did we select him to lead us through our final term. It was because of his interest and efficiency in class affairs. Don ' t forget us! We ' ll always re¬ member you. Dear Classmates, At last we find that it is our turn to say good-bye to the " temple on the hill, " but it is not without heavy hearts. We have waited a long time for the day when we shall walk down the aisle for the last time, but now that we are almost in that position the full value of precious things we are leaving behind is fully appreciated. Friend¬ ships that have developed among us during the last ten years of solid companionship are everlasting, Memories of years gone by now return. As one author put it in the book " Red Blossoms, " " Few people have learned the art of collecting memories; they collect old china and prints and books—all good and pleasant but frogile and per¬ ishable. But happy memories are indestructible possessions which nothing can take from us. " Such is the result of our life here at Girard. Our happy memories, along with the sad ones, will cling to us forever. Teachers and advisers have been our good guides for the past ten years, but now their guiding hands show us to the open gate beyond which lies the world in which we shall spend the rest of our years. We owe a debt to Girard; in that we will not fail. As Theodore Roosevelt once said under similar conditions, " Let us not pray for a light burden, but a strong back. " Sincerely yours, LOUIS JONES iJljr ffiarintljiau January ROBERT CHARLES GRATER (Cholliei Vice-President 72 East Street, Doylestown. Born: February 4, 1929 Course: Academic and Sheet Metal Honors: Soccer, ' 45, President of Class, 5-1; Vice-President of Class, S-2; Activities Night, ‘44, Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2, Echelon Platoon, ' 44, ' 45; National Honor Society, S-2. Bob ' s smile and personality won him the distinction of " Most typical hummer, and rightly so because what would Monday be without some of Bob ' s humor 7 So long, Bob; keep the world smiling. DANIEL JOHN METROKA iDoni Secretary 20016 Main Street, Kingston, Pa. Born: July 17, 1928 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Track, ' 44, ' 45, Soccer, ' 45; Secretary of Class, J-2, 5-1, S-2; National Honor Society, J-2 to S-2; President of National Honor Society, S-2, Orchestra, 1-1 to S-2, Student Leader of Or¬ chestra, S-2; Secretary of Student Council, J-2; Conference Commit¬ tee, S-l; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2, American Leg.on Award, 7A; Penman¬ ship Award, Second, 2-2, Henry Kraemer Chemistry Award, Second, S-l; Editor-in-Chief of Corinthian, Student Council, 2-1. Intellectually speaking, Dan is " tops. " We can ' t even begin to imagine him as anything less than a bank president. We ' ll never forget how easily he used to glide over the hurdles on the track team. Good luck, Dan. The " Hum " won ' t forget you; neither shall we. JOHN T. CLARKE (Beam Treasurer 414 Morten Ave., Rutledge, Pa. Bom. March 16, 1929 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Treosurer of Class, S-l, S-2; National Honor Society, S-l, S-2, Sergeant in Battalion, J-l to S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 44, ' 45; Activities Night, ' 44, Referee in Building Soccer; " Corinthian " Staff. Hoppy go lucky yet consc.enf.ous and sincere. That may sound just a little funny, but that ' s a very good description of " Bean. " There never seems to be a dull moment while we have some of his humor in the crowd. His endeavors in the College bring just one comment: " Well done 1 " 1946 Qllje (Enrinthian WILLIAM J. BLEWIS (Billi Shaft, Pa. Bom: October 17, 1928 Course: General and Accounting Honors: Manager of Candy Trade, S-l, In Bill we find good looks, personality, and industriousness. His force of mind helped him push through many obstacles in an inspir¬ ing way. To Bill we wish the best of everything. FRANCIS J. BROOKS (Mertle) 153 Schooley Street, Exeter, Pa. Born: April 2, 1929 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: Guidon of Co. C, S- l, S-2; Sergeant in Battalion; Activities Night, ' 44, ' 45; Baseball Manager, ' 45; Basketball, ' 44. Behind Mertle ' s unassuming smile we find a sincere classmate. The outstanding characteristic in Mertle is his ability to differentiate between work and play. We know he ' ll continue to be an outstanding citizen. JOHN BERGER (Johnnyl 410 Railroad Street, Jersey Shore, Pa. Born: January 3, 1928 Course: General and Accounting Honors: Track, ' 44, ' 45; Assistant Manager of Candy Trade, S-l; Life Scout. Johnny surely is a lion among the ladies, a friend of everyone, and a real " hummer. " Always ready with a witty remark or a friendly smile, he is a superb pal. Life would have been very dull without h.m and his knack of creating a happy atmosphere. RALPH BERGER I Ralph) 128 S. Peach Street, Philadelphia. Born: October 12, 1927 Course: General and Bookkeeping Honors: Color Trade; Referee in Building Soccer, S-2. Despite his absence from varsity teams, Ralph is a vigorous participant in sports. The quiet but likeable Ralph will be remembered as the ardent Detroit fan, the typical American follower of sports, and the excellent example of sportsmanship. (Earintljimt [ 20 ] January JOHN D. CHAPPELL (Chip) 56 N. 2nd Street, Duquesne, Pa. Born: May 31, 1928 Course: Academic and Foundry Honors: Basketball, ' 44- ' 45; Echelon Platoon, ' 45; Soccer Manager, ' 45. Wherever you see a basketball, " Chip " is probably not far behind. The tallest in the Class, " Chip ' s " stature is well adapted to basket¬ ball. His outstanding characteristic is perseverance. He has had some trying times, but he always comes up smiling. Good luck, " Chip, " you deserve all that comes your way. CARL W. COLIN Hick t Columbia, Pa. Born: October 31, 1927 Course: General and Auto Shop Honors: Baseball, ' 45; Soccer, ' 45; Sergeant-major in Battalion, S-2; Orchestra, 1-1 to S-l; Student Council, 1-2, S-2; Treasurer of Student Council, S-2; Athletic Council, S-l, S-2. There aren ' t many handsome boys who are athletically inclined and yet do a good job in their school work. However, " Hick " has all these qualities His ability in baseball will long be remembered. Although quite timid among girls, he hos had little difficulty making friends in Girard. VICTOR DAMIANI (Creep) 1613 S. 18th Street, Philadelphia. Born. September 2, 1928 Course: General and Carpentry Honors: Baseball, ' 45; Soccer, ' 45; Student Council, J-2; Athletic Council, S-l, Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Activities Night, ' 44; Pan American Day Celebration, ' 45. " Vic " is a regulor guy. His athletic prowess and congenial, carefree manner have prompted his classmates to name him the most friendly boy in the Class. His influence will always be an asset. MELVIN T. DAVIS (Dave) 2233 N. Franklin Street, Philadelphia. Born: December 15, 1928 Course: Academic and Carpentry Honors: Gym, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Sergeant in Battalion, S-l, S-2; Senior Life Saving Certificate, S-l. If Dave ' s ability as a gymnast were to decide his future, we know he would be a success. Dave can always be depended upon to help whenever needed. A good friend and a loyal classmate, he will long be remembered. 1946 [ 21 ] (ttortntljtan JOSEPH V. DICAMPLI (Joel 974 N. 66th Street, Philadelphia. Bern March 21, 1928 Course: Academic and Sheet Metal Honors: Gym, ' 44, ' 45; Vice-President of Class, J-2; Senior Life- Saving, S-l; Glee Club, S-1, S-2; Dramatic Club, ' 45; Cast: " Lion ' s Whelp, " ' Tale of Two Cities " ; Playwright, " Tale of Two Cities " ; Student Council, 2-2; Activities Night, ' 44; Echelon Platoon, ' 44. Dramatics, gymnastics. Cadet Corps, and Glee Club—Joe certainly gets around. Scholastically able, Joe should have little difficulty in scampering to the top. Good luck, Joe! PAUL A. Dl CICCO I Chick i 7211 Tulip Street, Philadelphia. Born: May 8, 1928 Course: General and Patternmaking Honors: Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Firing Squad, ' 45. " Laugh and the world laughs with you, " must be " Chick ' s " motto, for at times he shook the building. Always willing to have a good time and yet conscientious in everything he undertook—-that ' s " Chick " RAFFAELE L. Dl CICCO (Chic 742 Morris Street, Philadelphia Born June 27, 1928 Course: Academic ond Sheet Metal Honors: Band, 7-A to 2-2; Drum Major, 2-2 to S-2, Gym, ' 43; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Activities Night, ' 44 " Chick ' s " powerful build fitted in perfectly with his gym work. His ombition, to be a dentist, is a good one and we are sure he will achieve his goal. We are confident of " Chick ' s " ability to swing into the life of the outside world with ease and make a success of himself JOHN E. DOUGHERTY (Dod 5237 Chester Ave., Philadelphia. Born November 14, 1928 Course Academic and Foundry Honors: Track, ' 44 ' 45; Sergeant in Battalion, S-2 Though not in the limelight scholastically, " Doc " possesses the great¬ est asset in life—happiness. His gloom-dispelling manner helped us through many blue moments. " Doc ' s " ready smile made fast friends with everyone. ®ljr (Enriutbimt January RICHARD EDSELL (Edi Wyolusing, Pa. Born: February 26, 1928 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Soccer, ' 45; Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2. Wyolusing ' s contribution to our Class is quiet, easy-going Ed. Al¬ though somewhat reticent, his timely-executed sarcasm is always becoming and pertinent to the occasion. Ed is one fellow who will certainly keep the world afire. PETER DAVID EVANOFF iPete) 2537 Natrona Street, Philadelphia. Born: December 26 , 1928 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors: Soccer, ' 45; Glee Club, S-l, S-2; Activities Night, ' 43, 44, Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 44, ' 45. A block off the old chip; that ' s Pete. Always thinking of others, he will always be held in our highest esteem. Indispensable in the Electric Shop now, Pete will be an electrical engineer hard to surposs. WILLIAM EVANS (Bill) 197 Brown Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Born: April 19, 1928 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Life Scout; Sergeant Quartermaster, J-2 to S-l, and Lieutenant, S-2, in Battalion. You might say that Bill has a contagious likableness, and the Class will verify that fact. People just naturally like Bill because of his ex¬ treme friendliness. We ' re go ng to miss that sonorous laugh echoing through the corridors. Here ' s to you, Bill EDWIN L. FINKEL Ed) Valedictorian 4131 Cambridge Street, Philadelphia. Born: November 5, 1929 Course: Academic and Bookkeeping Honors: Glee Club, J-2, S-2; Activities Night, ' 44; Sergeant in Bond, S-l; Sergeant in Battalion, J-2, Orchestra, S-l, S-2; Essay Contest, " What Music Hos Done For Me, " First, J-2; " Girard Magazine " Staff, S-2; Piono Prizes, First and Second; Silver and Gold Typing Medals. Ed excelled in the scholastic program. Being a diligent worker, he overcame many seemingly difficult tasks with ease. How can we forget Ed as an excellent pianist, whose music was enjoyed by all? We know he will continue to do os good work after he leaves Girard. Great success to our C. P. A. 1946 fflnrititlitan [ 23 ] BERNARD J. FISHER (Bernie) 3117 W. Clifford Street, Philadelphia. Born: November 26, 1927 Course: General and Carpentry Honors: Referee in Building Soccer, S-2. Always willing to do his bit, Bernie is a sure success. Although he is a consistent joker, he knows when to be serious. His neat appear¬ ance and friendly, gullible manner will not be forgotten for a long time. a GEORGE A. FREYER (George 2705 W. Somerset Street, Philadelphia Born: February 28, 1928 Course: Academic and Sheet Metal Honors: Dromotic Club, J-l to S-2; Cast: " Little Father in the Wilderness, " " The Lion ' s Whelp, " " Christmas Carol " , Activities Night, ' 43, ' 44; Cast: ' Tale of Two Cities " , Magic Exhibition; Special Art Class, ' 41 to ' 43; Short Story Award, First, ' 45 " Girard Maaazine " Staff, S-2. The Dramatic Club will sorely miss the excellent performances George gives. He is the sociolite " ployboy " of the class. George ' s pleasing personality is o great asset ond so ore his performances in magic. ROBERT GRANT (Bob) 2028 S. 23d Street, Philadelphia. Born: April 8, 1928 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Activities Night, ' 44; Pan American Day Celebration, ' 44 Bob is a placid, reticent, sincere classmate. His perseverance is admired by all. Another potential athlete, Bob ' s stature interfered, but we ' ll be waiting for the good news of his undoubted success. THOM A. GRAY (Tom) 3716 Bouvier Street, Philadelphia. Born: December 29, 1928 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors: Dramatic Club, J-2; Activities Night, ' 44; Echelon Platoon. Tom was by far the Class ' wittiest member. Being able to say the right thing at the right time gives him this distinction Here ' s hoping that the world will appreciate him as we have. Clihr ffinrinihtatt January ROBERT B. HARGREAVES (Bob ' 21 27th Street, Astoria, L.l. Born: August 16, 1928 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 43; Senior Life Saving Certificate. Bob is the cute member of the Class. His never-say-die spirit made him a notable figure. Bob ' s wide-awake attitude, coupled with his natural intelligence, has left a deep impression with us. DANIEL J. HUSSEY (Don ' 7341 Bouvier Street, Philadelp hia Born. June 5, 1928 Course; Academic and Machine Shop Honors- Basketball, ' 43- ' 44, ' 44- ' 45; Soccer, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45, Lieutenant on Staff, S-l, Capfoin in Battalion, S-2; Student Council, S-l, S-2; Captain of Soccer Team, ' 45. Dan is worth his weight in gold on the athletic field. He showed his ability as a leader by captaining the soccer team, and also Company B. The Class is proud to call such a performer one of its own. HAROLD ROBERT IRVIN (Hap Kennett Square, Pa. Born: October 31, 1928 Courses: Academic and Stenography Honors: Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Glee Club, S-2; " Girard News, " S-2; " Girard Magazine, S-l; Soccer, ' 45; Activities Night, ' 44; Pan American Doy Celebration, ' 44. " Hap " is one fellow whose genial personality will be hard to forget. Keeping high the standards set by his brother on the soccer field, " Hap " has sparked the team to many victories. Not to be outdone in literary achievement, he has written for every publication on the campus, a feat to be envied. His looks have stolen many a fair maiden. RAYMOND KAPLAN (Ray) 4516 Warnock Street, Philadelphia. Born: April 28, 1929 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Swimming, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Junior Life Saving Certificate, ' 41; Senior Life Saving Certificate, ' 45; Sergeant in Battalion, S-2, A. A. U. First Prize Fifty Yard Free Style-Novice. Ray is our outstanding " chlorine kid. " Energetic and studious, he held the respect of teachers and students alike. Artistically inclined, tranquil, and cheerful, Ray will be remembered a long time. (IIljp (Enrintliian 1946 JAMES ALOYSIOUS KEARNEY (Jim) 1911 Elizabeth Ave., Laureldale, Pa. Born: January 5, 1929 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors: Band 1-2 to S-2; Captain of Band, S-2; Conference Com¬ mittee, S-l; Orchestra, J-l to S-2; Activities Night, ' 44 A sparkling combination of good looks, assertive personality and sharp wit best describe Jim. Always the life of the party, Reading ' s favorite son has an enviable sense of humor. We ' re sure his future will be marked with one success after another. ROBERT WALTER KENSINGER (Bob■ 729 N, Marshall Street, Lancaster, Pa. Born: March 15, 1928 Course. Academic and Drafting Honors Student Council, S-l; President of Student Council S-2 ' National Honor Society, J-2 to S-2; Vice-President of National Honor Society, S-2; " Girard News " Staff, J-2 to S-2; Managing Editor of " Girard News, " S-2, Adjutant Captain in Battalion S-2 Conference Committee, S-l; Glee Club, S-l, S-2; President of Glee Club, S-2; Dramati c Club, S-l, S-2; President of Class, J-2; Secretory of Class, J-l; Activities Night, ' 44; " Corinthian " Staff Gvrrv ' 43- ' 44 ' 44- ' 45; ' 45- ' 46. ' ' Bob has enviable qualities. His personality has brought him huge success in every task he has undertaken. His leadership of the Student Council especially reminds us of this, but his good looks and clever way with people have also attracted no end of girl friends and social followers. There ' ll be no way for him but the high road to success. EDWARD F. KISKO (Big Edi 259 Chandler Ave., Johnstown, Pa. Born: March 25, 1928 Course: General and Carpentry Honors: Sergeant in Battalion, S-2. Johnstown certainly is fortunate to have " Big Ed " under its juris¬ diction. " A friend in need is a friend indeed. " Nothing applies better to " Big Ed " , with his ability and heart of gold. LOUIS F. KUHNLE (Loul 106 W . Champlosf Ave., Philadelphia. Born: February 24, 1928 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Orchestra, 1-1 to S-2; First Lieu¬ tenant in Orchestra, S-2; Sergeant in Signal Corps, J-2; Referee in House Soccer League; National Honor Society, S-2. Lou is generally the quiet type, but he also had plenty of fun in him. There is never a dull moment when Lou gets started, Interested, os he is in aviation, the Class of Jan. ' 46 is sure he ' ll fly to the top. (Earintljiau January JOSEPH E. MARION (Mold 5310 Osage Ave., Philadelphia. Born: February 23, 1928 Course: Genera! and Auto Shop Honors: Orchestra, I-I to S-2; Second Lientenanf in Orchestra, S-2; Sergeant in Signal Corps, J-l; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2. " Mole, " our prize, never has a sorrowing moment. Such a happy dis¬ position is very rare. His conscientious studying will lead him to great success. " Mole ' s " cheerful personality helped him become the friend of all who knew him. Others should find him as pleasant as we did. ROBERT J. MAROTTA i Bob 1837 S. 19th Street, Philadelphia. Born ' January 26, 1929 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: First Lieutenant of Band, S-2; Music Essay Prize, Third, S-l; Contributing Editor to " Girard Magazine, " S-l, S-2; Member of Swing Band; Orchestra, S-l S-2; Activities Night, J-2; Pan American Day Celebration, ' 45. Though one of the quieter members of the class, Bob ' s perseverance and methodical mind will undoubtedly overcome any steep obstacles in life. His excellent musical talents helped make the College Band the most successful in recent years. ADRIAN PATRICK MARSHALL iAde) 308 Dibert Street, Johnstown, Pa. Born: August 12, 1929 Course. Academic and Stenography Honors: Girard Ne,ws, 2-2 to S-2; " Girard News " : Business Manager, J-2, News Editor, S-l, Editor in Chief, S-2, Dramatic Club, Cast: " A Tale of Two Cities " , Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Bronze, Silver, and Gold Typing Medals; Contributing Editor to " Girard Magazine " , Activities Night, ' 44, Fencing Club, 1-2 to 2-1; " Corinthian " Staff; National Honor Society, S-2. " Ade " instituted many ingenious ideas in the " News " which will be adopted by many succeeding editors. Along with his work on the paper, he proved his worth on the " Corinthian " staff. It is easy to see from the quality of the " News " how " Ade " stands scholastically. His association with the fairer sex sidelined his other activities. He ' ll succeed in anything he undertakes. RICHARD MICKLOS (Dick) 315 McConaughy Street, Johnstown, Pa. Born: March 25, 1928 Course: General and Clerical Honors: Guidon of Co. D, S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Soccer, ' 43, ' 45; Gym, ' 43, ' 45; Echelon Platoon, ' 45. Despite being restricted from most activities around the College, Dick has proven his worth. A jump ahead of everyone at billiards, and two jumps ahead when a genial smile is called for, Dick will give Lady Luck a run for her money. 19 46 She fflnrintljiatt [ 27 ] THE CLASS OF 3 bi fflurintbimt January NUARY 1946 (Enrtntl iatt [ 29 ] WILLIAM H. OTTO I Bill) 4206 Marple Street, Philadelphia. Born: August 8, 1928 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Dramatic Club, ' 45; Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Senior Life Saving; Echelon Platoon, ' 45; " Corinthian " Staff. Bill is one of the many outstanding artist of our class. His work for the " Corinthian " is superb. He also had much to do with the success of our socials. Neatness, efficiency, and ingenuity are foremost among his characteristics. EDWARD PARULSKI (Ed) 1966 S. 21st Street, Milwaukee, Wis. Born: July 15, 1928 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Baseball, ' 44, ' 45; Soccer, ' 44, ' 45, National Honor Society, J-2 to S-2; Secretary of National Honor Society, S-2; Conference Committee, S-l; Sergeant Quartermaster in Color Guard; Echelon Platoon, ' 45. One of the quieter members of the Class, Ed wos not outdone on lhe athletic field. He is one of our hardest workers and a good ex¬ ample for others to follow. We will long remember Ed ' s reliability. ALFRED PERNICELLO (AD 6144 Wheeler Street, Philadelphia Born: January 10, 1928 Course: General and Patternmaking Honors: Dramatic Club, S-l, S-2; Band, 7A to 1-1, " Corinthian " Staff. Al ' s sense of humor is one of the most noted in our class; he is our prize joker. His ability with the pen and pencil did wonders for us. His artistic ability will easily enable him to follow up and succeed in this field. HENRY C. RAY (Hank) 54 N. 8th Street, Sunbury, Pa. Born: June 24, 1928 Course: General and Auto Shop Honors: Soccer, ' 45; Glee Club, S-2; Band, 2-1 to S-2; Second Lieutenant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, 2-1 to S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 43; Secretary of Glee Club, S-2. Although rather tranquil, " Hank " is by no means left in the back¬ ground. His pleasing personality, his friendly smile, and his " easy- on-the-eyes " countenance make him rather high in our esteem and in the social world. " Hank " is outstanding in the Band, Glee Club, ond the billiards room. ®iu (Eiiriutinan [ 30 ] January JAMES REMALEY (Jim 234 S. Evaline Street, Pittsburg, Pa Born: June 15, 1928 Course: Academic and Patternmaking Honors: Contributing Editor of " Girard Magazine, " S-l; Editor-in- Chief of " Girard Magazine, " S-2; Essay, " How to Help the War Effort, " First, 2-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 44, ' 45. When Girard boasts about her writers, Jim ' s name will always be mentioned. He was never the scholarly type, but he distinguished himself with the pen. As far as general knowledge is concerned, Jim is " tops. " There aren ' t many questions that can stump him. We ' re sure he ' ll be able to solve the riddle of life with ease •DONALD B. RINE iBigsi 945 Memorial Ave., Williamsport, Pa Born: March 6, 1928 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: Assistant Track Manager, ' 43, ' 44, First Sergeant in Battal¬ ion, S-2; Contributing Editor of " Girard Magazine ' ' S-l Echelon Platoon, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45. Although reticent in a crowd, " Bigs " has a yen for friendship. You can always depend on him for a bit of timely humor, no matter what the occasion. His ambition, to be a success, is a very natural one. We wish " Bigs " the best in fulfilling it. DAVID ROSEN iDave ' 4919 Gransback Street, Philadelphia Born: April 16, 1928 Course Academic and Print Shop Honors Soccer, ' 45; Music Essay Prize, Second, S-l, Dramatic Club S-l, S-2, Cast: Night in an Inn. Dave is a jovial, energetic human. His skill in the Print Shop is ri¬ valled only by his athletic ability. He is sure to find the road td success smooth if he strives outside as he has at Girard. JOHN ALBERT ROSKOW (Moose ' 4105 E. Barnett Street, Philadelphia. Born: January 3, 1928 Course: General and Sheet Metal Honors: Echelon Platoon, ' 44. Start to talk about football, especially the Eagles, and you will find " Moose " listening attentively. In our last semester at Girard, we be¬ gan to know him well and enjoyed his friendly conversation. " Moose " certainly has a bright future. 19 46 (Enruttlitau [ 31 ] THOMAS ROSTRON (TomI 1817 Girard Ave., Philadelphia. Born: May 16, 1928 Course: General and Patternmaking Ho nors: Dramatic Club, S-l, S-2; Lieutenant of Recruits, S-2; Cultural Olympics Award, ' 45; Echelon Platoon, ' 45; " Corinthian " staff. More or less the Casanova of the Class, Tom is always ready for a " Hubba Hubbo " on the side. By no means an illiterate, he excelled in the field of da Vinci and Angelo. Amicable, sincere, and humor¬ ous—thot ' s Tom. LEONARD SCHWARTZ (Lem 309 Fitzwater Street, Philadelphia. Born. March 4, 1928 Course: Academic and Machine Shop Honors: Machine Shop Prize, S-); Referee in Building Soccer. Good looks, personality, and a hearty smile best describes Len. It can ' t be denied that he has gray matter too. His intelligent speeches on world affairs prove this. Keep talking and smiling and you ' ll WILLIAM LEWIS SNYDER (Bill) 825 Grandview Street, Scranton, Pa. Born: December 15, 1928 Course: Academic and Print Shop Honors: Track, ' 44, ' 45; Platoon Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Echelon Platoon, S-l. Indispensable both in the Print Shop and on the track, Bill will be missed at Girard. His amiable but sincere manner will carrv him far, His dream, to be an engineer, will surely be fulfilled. GEORGE B. STRAWBRIDGE (Bridget 1513 Almond Street, Williamsport, Pa. Born: May 16, 1928 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors: Track, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45; Band, 1-2 to S-2; Lieutenant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, J-2 to S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Contributing Editor of " Girard Magazine " ; Student Council, J-l. The electrical genius of the Class, " Bridge " is undoubtedly heading for success. His knack for the Edison side of things is uncanny. " Bridges " is scholastically inclined and progressive when education is involved. He has the ability to go far, and we ' re sure he ' ll take advantage of it. (Ztyp (Euriutijian January CLEMENT ANTHONY SYPULSKI tCIcm ' 272 Pringle Street, Kingston, Po. Born: February, 5,1928 Course: General and Foundry vjcnciui unu rounary Honors: Baseball, ' 44, ' 45, Soccer, ' 45; Dramatic Club ' Cast " Little Father of the Wilderness, " A Night in the Inn, " " A Tale of Two Platoon ,IVIt ' eS N ' 9ht ' Ser9eanf in Color Guard, S-2, Echelon An all-around fellow, Clem excelled scholastically and athletically His incessant |okmg and consideration for others, made him o pop¬ ular member of our class As we reminisce, we recall Clem ' s fine bass voice ringing through the halls A wonderful fellow and he is sure to succeed. DOMINIC P. TOSCANI (Tick» 2132 S. 20th Street, Philadelphia Born: September 30, 1928 Course: Academic ond Electricity Honors: First Sergeant m Battalion, Athletic Council S-l Student Council, J-l, J-l. Jreosurer of Class, J-1, J-2, Activities Night, ' 44, Echelon Platoon; " Corinthian " Staff. " Best things come in small packages, " ond ' Tick " is no exception Probably the most amiable fellow in the class, he will be sorely missed. There aren ' t many who can beat " Tick " ’ in academic work A true friend is hard to find, but here he is. So long " Tick " we hove great expectations. LEON J. VORNDRAN iLed 3230 N. 17th Street, Philadelphia. Born: May 14, 1928 Course: General and Accounting Honors. Echelon Platoon, ' 45, Activities Night, ' 45, Life Scout ' Student Council, 2-1; Conference Committee, S-2 Lee might hove been colled " Jan. ' 46 ' s prize wolf. " His smooth line ond good looks greatly accentuate this statement. But girls weren ' t the only consideration; Lee is a conscientious worker, and we ore sure he will go far in life. ROBERT J. W HITEHOUSE (Whitiel 4602 Wayne Ave., Philadelphia. Born: September 27, 1928 Courses: Academic and Print Shop Honors: Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Actwifies Night, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45, Student Participation Committee, 2-2 to J-l; Conference Committee, S-l; Dromotic Club, J-l to S-2; Cost: " Little Father of the Wilderness, " " Christmos Corol, " " ' Op-O ' -Me Thumb, " " Box ond Cox, " ' 45; National Honor Society, S-2, Cheer Leader; President of Dramatic Club, S-2. When things seemed dull or uninteresting, we could always look to " Whifie " for o good lough. His bright, witty personality was pro¬ jected across the footlights successfully for many a Girard audience. Socially he is a valuable asset, and his loss as on outstanding magician will certainly be felt. 19 46 (Eorintfjtan [ 33 ] JOHN RICHARD WILLIAMS (Willi 472 Wirth Ave., Akron, Ohio. Born: October 31, 1927 Course: General and Accounting Honors, Band, 7A to 2-1; Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Glee Club, 5-1, S-2; Soccer, ' 45; Activities Night, ' 44 John, although a somewhat tranquil fellow, lacks nothing in real vivacity As a good athlete he has certainly distinguished himself. If John puts as much enthusiasm into life and his career as he put into the " Buckeyes, " he is sure to reach the top and be a real asset to Girard. SO-LONG PAL It is hard to take it now After you have gone, No friends are left with me To encourage me along. Out on the wide and tortuous plains Of life; I cannot see How I’ll get along without you, How unhappy I’ll be. I’m saying so-long, Not goodbye. It wouldn’t be right-- We’ll meet again, swell guy. I see no more your cheerful eyes, Your voice I can’t recall. I’m getting now a taste of ill ’Cause I miss you most of all. " Life’s roadway’s now unpleasant,’’ I cannot help but say; I loved you best I could, We’ll meet again some day. (Eurinthimt But just for now, " So-long, Pal! " How long again before we meet? No matter. Pal, it’s just been swell. Those years with you were all so sweet. January [34 I ' 0 C 4 CH flcutua uf, ? 46 Most Likely to Succeed. Most Serious Minded... Most Popular. Best Looking.. Will Be Married First.... Most Friendly. Best Dancer. Most Typical Hummer. .. Best Athlete. Wittiest. Best Musician. Most Talkative. Best Line. Most Studious. Happiest. Most Bashful. Quietest. Best Dresser. Tallest. Shortest. Heaviest. Best Politician. Most Dogmatic. .The Class .Ed Parulski .Lou Jones . " Hank " Ray .... Bob Kensinger .Vic Damiani ... Bob Kensinger .. " Chollie " Grater .Dan Hussey .Jim Kearney .... Dan Metroka ... .Clem Sypulski . . . Bob Kensinger .Ed Finkel . " Chollie " Grater . " Bigs " Rine . " Bigs " Rine .... Bernie Fisher " Chip " Chappell . " Chick " DiCicco ...Clem Sypulski ... .Ade Marshall ... Bob Kensinger 1946 [ 35 ] (Enrmtljtmt Swials One thing our class really worked hard at was having a good time. Whether at a dance, skating or at a house party, the fellows always enjoyed themselves. Re¬ member the first dance in J-l? Though somewhat awkward and slow at the out¬ set, the affair wound up in true Jan., ' 46, style. Although a rather crude, bashful, unpolished group of boys, we managed to acquire a reasonable amount of grace and dignity before the Swing Band signed off. Bill Otto walked off with the elimination prize in our debut at Girard socials. Who will ever forget the huge success of the J-2 " hop ' ? This affair was conducted wit h the Christmas theme, and with Harry Lusher stealing the show at the intermission. It was this dance that found the Class of January, 1946 well equipped to enact their semi-annual dance manners. Basically Chesterfieldian, we swept the young maidens from their feet. While on the floor, the fellows were the essence of gentility. In spite of this the punch bowl had to be filled four times. S-l. Ah.It was here that our Class really found its feet socially. A coke and pretzel party was No. 1 of the Jan., ' 46 firsts. A skating party quickly followed suit and we took the lead in the race for social honors. By this time the fame of our successes had spread, and, come March 23, the whole campus was breathlessly awaiting the out¬ come of our third " hop. " The tremendous success of our social affairs is due to the tireless efforts of our capable staff of hosts and hostesses. Miss McGhee, Miss Feld, Miss Boyd, Mr. Macy, and Mr. Dunkel will never be forgotten as the ones who really pushed the dances over the top. Our thanks again to this splendid group who showed us many of the best times of our lives at Mr. Macy ' s home in the country. Farewell to our good times at Girard! It was here that we got our start; it was here that we learned to conduct ourselves with ease and grace becoming a gentleman. Then came the Commencement Dance, the highlight of all our affairs. The memories of that dance are the freshest. This thrill of a lifetime, three hours in length, seemed like three minutes under the ecstatic loveliness of the evening. [36 j (Cnriutljiau January January ' 46 In Retrospect 1946 [ 37 ] (Slip fflormtljimt Mr White Mrs. Zarello Mr. Zarella After ten laborious years we finally came to " the house around the corner. " In too short a time, five months, Allen Hall went from a thought of the future to one of the past. Those five months, however, were worth waiting for. The enjoyment and re¬ laxation of our earlier years at the College were left far in the dust compared with those enjoyed in Allen Hall. Its coming is enthusiastically greeted by all, not because of its many privileges but because it is here that scattered classmates are brought to¬ gether. A more concrete companionship may be made with fellows occasionally met in previous years. It is here that the expression, " Home Sweet Home, " first became a reality at the " Hum. " This last joy of adolescent years gave us our first acquaint¬ ance with individualism in following our daily activities. Our social activity was greatly increased in Allen. The never-to-be-forgotten house parties were something to look forward to and something to reminisce over with ecstasy. Tuesday night was one to which everyone looked. The delightful chats and refreshments, which only Mr. and Mrs. Zarella can plan, made that particular evening stand out in our daily activities. Our only regret is that we were unable to associate with Mrs. " Z " more than we did. She spent most of her time in the In¬ firmary on important duty. In addition to these two swell people we were fortunate enough to have as their assistant Mr. James White. Always ready to help anyone at any time, Mr. White will long be cherished in our memories. His timely refreshments made Mr. White ' s room a frequent joy. In saying farewell to Allen, it is like leaving a part of our daily life behind. We aren ' t able to express adequate appreciation of Mr. and Mrs. Zarella and Mr. White, but here we say " Thank You! " for our most enjoyable, most entertaining and most educational semester at Girard College. ®bf llnnutlnuu January [«] -k 1946 ®I?r (Enruttljtan [ 41 ] Interior of Chapel ®ijr (Harintijian January [42 j THE GLEE CLUB On looking back over the years and activities at Girard, one outstanding memory is our last year in the " Gleekie. " Those Sunday morning processionals, Thursday night rehearsals, the Glee Club " hop, " and, most of all, the Christmas Concert. The melo¬ dies were superb, especially the beautiful Handel ' s " Halle ' u.ah Chorus, " from the Messiah. The Christmas Concert is one of the most inspiring and unforgettable events of the whole year. Since this program was introduced nearly thirty ears ago, none has been more diversified and better performed than that of the past month. The G!e? Club and Junior Choir sang particularly well. The Choir ' s " Now Let Every Tongue, " " In Thee Is Gladness, " " A Carol for Christmas " (by Mr Banks), " Let All Things Now Living, " and the unsurpassed " Halleluiah Chorus " will long be remembered b, all who had the privilege to hear them so well sung. The Glee Club made a very wise choice when they elected Bob Kensinger to lead us through our last term. With his guidance this organization witnessed a really out¬ standing season. Not to be forgotten are the other members of a very capable staff As Vice-President, " Hap " Irvin performed his du¬ ties remarkably well Completing the executive staff are Secretary " Hank " Ray and Libra¬ rian Pete Evanoff. To Mr. Harry C. Banks, Jr., and Miss Juliet Stacks we give our heart¬ felt thanks for all they have done for us in music. They have not only taught us to sing, but have also given us a sense of appreciation we shall never forget. 1946__ [ 43 ] “tyou ' )ntayi te John Berger. Ralph Berger. Bill Blewis. " Mertle " Brooks.7.7.7 " Chip " Chappell. Jack Clarke. " Hick " Colin. Vic Damiani. Mel Davis.7777 ' Joe DiCampli. Paul DiCicco. " Chick " DiCicco. " Doc " Dougherty. Dick Edsell. Pete Evanoff. Bill Evans. Ed Finke!. Bernie Fisher. George Freyer. Bob Grant. " Choilie " Grater. Tom Gray. Bob Hargreaves. Dan Hussey. " Hap " Irvin. Lou Jones. Jim Kearney. Ray Kaplan. Bob Kensinger. Ed Kisko.7.7 Lou Kuhnle. Joe Marion. Bob Marotta. Ade Marshall. Dan Metroka. Dick Micklos. Bill Otto. Ed Parulski. Al Pernicello. " Hank " Ray. Jim Remaley. " Bigs " Rine. Dave Rosen. " Moose " Roskow. Tom Rostron. Len Schwartz. Bill Snyder. George Strawbridge. Clem SvDulski. " Dorn " Toscani. Lee Vorndran. " Whitie " Whitehouse. John Williams. (ttnrmthtmt not getting two daily love letters .cheering for the Cubs .winning an argument .being satisfied .as class speaker .as a bartender ..as a businessman ... .without his " Foreign Legion " .as champion high diver .toothless .as a poet .as a trusty of the " Hum " .in a hurry .missing the " boss " .os a physicist .playing a dime as poker stakes .in Saturday morning study .sloppily dressed .dodging the teachers .paying on the P. T. C. .making with a good joke .(beyond imagination) .as a wrestler .as a ballet dancer .as a stenographer .playing the flute .as a funeral director .without a bathing suit .as a misogynist .as Valedictorian .cutting a rug .as a heart specialist .as a weight lifter .without a mirror . .. .wearing a size 5 AAA shoe .not kibitzing .as a barber .as an interpreter .as a gymnast .as a miner .as a priest .as a fiery D.A. .enlisting in the Army .as a tobacco auctioneer .at the Opera .beinq romantic .as an English professor .as a bouncer . as a jockey .as President of General Electric .without a comb .as Cadet Major .as a swimming instructor January [441 Athletes of the Class 1946 ®in fflurinttjian ATHLETES OF JANUARY ' 46 SOCCER—The " hum hooters " finished another brilliant, undefeated season, with twelve victories and one tie. This record enabled the " Ottomen " to enter the city championship playoffs. Friends Select was neatly disposed of, but the final game was a bitterly contested one with Northeast High. After two extra periods, Northeast emerged a 4 to 3 victor on a penalty kick in the dying moments of the last extra period; Our class contributed 14 soccermen to the highly victorious soccer team. Prominent on the field was the outstanding work of Dan Hussey, who captained the team. Sparking the line was " Hap " Irvin, who scored 6 of our 51 tallies to our opponents 5. Also serving very capably on the line were Ed Parulski, chosen on the All-Scholastic team, John Williams, Vic Domiani, and Dick Micklos. A whole host of players made up the backfield. Among them, " Hank " Ray, " Hick Colin, Dick Edsell, Bob Grater, Pete Evanoff, Clem Sypulski, and Dan Metroka. Under the net were two capable rosin-handed goal- tenders, Dave Rosen and Lou Jones. Serving the team very well in the roll of manager was the one and only " Chip " Chappell. BASKETBALL—The fine record of last year ' s team, which will probably prevail this season, was due largely to the capable play of Dan Hussey, " Chip " Chappell, Lou Jones, Dick Edsell, Vic Damiani, ■and " Mertel " Brooks. Don Hussey ' s 28 points in the Bok Vocational game was the outstanding accom¬ plishment of the 1944-1945 season. " Chip " Chappell ' s fine under-the-basket play, splendid pivoting, and ingenious playmaking, was undoubtedly a great asset to the team. Lou Jones, our defensive " gem " , handled his end of the court in true Jones fashion. The loss of these three and others, who have great possibilities, will- be keenly felt in the middle of the season. BASEBALL—Eight wins, three losses, and one tie, is a record not to be sneezed at. Bright in the limelight was " Hick " Colin, our outstanding contribution to this club. His superb pitching would give Feller competition. Winding up the season in superb fashion, " Hick " had four victories with no losses. Two of these four games were no-hit-no-run games, and one a one-hit-no-run gome. On the receiving end of the ball were two very capable catchers, Clem Sypulski and Ed Parulski. In our $100 infield was found capable batman, Vic Damiani. TRACK—Sixty-two points earned by one man in one season is quite a feat among the " thinclads. " Long-legged, versatile Dan Metroka accomplished this by running the hurdles and participating in the broad jump. Also sharing high honors were the long distance men: Bill Snyder, " Doc " Dougherty, and George Strawbridge. Doing equally well in the shot put and hurdles were Dick Edsell and Bob Grater. SWIMMING—Though we have only one member of the " chlorine kids " among us, Ray Kaplan is representing the class very well. Prominent in the 100-yard freestyle, and 200-yard relay, we expected and received much success. GYMNASTICS—Although our ocrobotical geniuses of the bar and mat have not proved exceptionally good since its organization three years ago, we are hoping for much better luck in the future. Several members of the varsity will be leaving with our class. Among them: Joe Di Campli, Mel Davis, Lee Vorndran, " Chick " Di Cicco, and Bob Kensinger. January Personalities of January ' 46 Class Executives January ' 46 in the English Clubs [48] - January 0ramattr cUluh me scene was raKen care or by a very capable group of artists: Tom Rostron, Bill ■ - - - r , ui umisis. i urn rwsrron, dim Otto, and Al Pernicello Raffael DiCicco and Dick Micklos also contributed greatly to the success of the Club. " Whitie " Whitehouse acted as President, and Joe DiCampli os Secretary this term, led the Dramatic Club through a splendid semester. Many , thanks to Mr. Andrews whose skillful coaching in Girard is proverbial. iExmititip (Unmnuttrp ■ Under commendable leadership, our last semester at Girard was very successful Lou Jones, our popular president, conducted his many duties in such fashion as to merit ' ■considerable praise. He was ably assisted by Vice-President Bob Grater Secretary Dan Metroka. and Treasurer Jack Clarke. It is to these leaders that we are thankful for our many enjoyable social affairs and other class activities. Bob Kensinger was the compe¬ tent leader of the Student Council. The Class was very well represented in the Athletic Council and the Conference Committee by Carl Colin and Lee Vorndran. In his ca¬ pacity as President of the National Honor Society, Dan Metroka performed his tasks exceedingly well, particularly by living up to the high standards set by that organiza¬ tion. The Girard News completed a very successful term due mainly to the untiring efforts of its Editor-in-chief, Adrian Marshall. •pttbliratuins " The pen is the tongue of the mind. " Therefore it is necessary to employ capable men to demonstrate it conclusively. This has been done. As Editor-in-Chief of the News " Ade " Marshall, with his excellent writing ability, has expressed with great pre¬ cision the activities that surround us. Not to be forgotten is the Editor of the Maga¬ zine, Jim Remaley, who has risen to heiqhts in the field of literature. Supporting Jim in his literary endeavors were " Bigs " Rine, George Strawbridge. «°bert Marotta, George Freyer, Ed Finkel, and a host of other contributing editors " Ade " Marshall and his two very capable assistants, Bob Kensinger and " Hap " Irvin, teamed up to make this term ' s newspaper one of the best in form, accuracy, and variety since the News originated. To Professor Foust and to Mr. MacGregor, the News and the Magazine staffs express their sincere gratitude for invaluable aid so generously rendered. Climaxinq a term of literary success is our Corinthian To Dr. Haskell, Mr. Heck, and the Print Shop, who have helped so generously in compiling it, our literary adieu at Girard, we express our deepest thanks. 1946 (Eoritttljtan [ 49 ] iBanit anil (fDrrliefitra Under the direction of a group of very talented musicians from our Class the .Band and Orchestra have completed a very successful term Captained by Jim Kear¬ ney, the Band has been an asset to Girard. Sharing the limelight equally well is a group of very capable officers. Heading the trumpet section is the very talented First Lieu¬ tenant of the Band, Bob Marotta. The Second Lieutenants are " Hank " Ray, an out- Istanding artist on the oboe, and George Strawbridge, leader of a much improved bass section. Last, but not least, is the Supply Sergeant, a master of the bells, Ed Finkel ■ The Orchestra has risen to new heights under the able direction of Student Leader Dan Metroka. Also waving a very cultured baton is Assistant Student-Leader Lou Kuhnle. Doing equally as well is First Lieutenant Joe Marion These fellows, all violinists, will be sorely missed. This item would not be complete without a word of appreciation of Messrs. Fry, Pfouts, and Morrison. Without their help we could not have enjoyed one of the finer things in life—music. National ftjnnor nrirlii Fulfilling the four necessary requisites for admission to the Girard Chapter of the Natonal Honor Society, eight members of our class were distinauished. Cicero once said, " Everything splendid is rare, and nothing is harder to find than perfe ' - tion. " We may not have found perfect personalities, but we have some very splendid ones. Three of them were discovered in J-2 when Bob Kensinger. Ed Parulski and Dan Metroka were elected to the Society. In the S-l term Jack Clarke was found to b- outstanding. Some of the elite were inducted in S-2, when Bob Whitehouse, " Chollie " Grater, Ade Marshall, and Lou Kuhnle were selected. The Girard Chapter was led very ably in our Senior term by Dan Metroka, i assisted by Bob Kensinger as Vice-President and Ed Parulski,, Secretary We know that our members will live up to the four principles of the Society ’ Character, Service, Leadership, and Scholarship. (Undpt (tops As the Cadet Corps marched up the road, it was noticeable that for the first time in the history of the Corps an undergraduate was its student commander. The distinc¬ tion belonged to Cadet Major Lou Jones. His very capable assistant, Bob Kensinger served wonderfully well in the capacity of Captain Adjutant. Attaining the rank of Captain Dan Hussey proved himself worthy of the position by leading Co: B in a suc¬ cessful ternr He had the aid of First Sergeant " Tick " Toscam. Lieutenants Bob Grater ete tvanoff and First Sergeant Paul DiCicco had much to do with the superb han¬ dling of Co. C. Keeping Co. A among the leaders was accomplished by the competent goer ship of Lieutenant " Hap " Irvin and First Sergeant Don Rine. Lieutenant Biil Otto and First Sergeant Bill Evans worked diligently to raise Co. D from its fourth-place position The difficult task of preparing recruits for the Cadet Corns was performed well by Lieutenants Tom Rostron and Dick Edsell. Important members of the Color Guard were Color Sergeant Clem Sypulski, Sergeant Quartermaster Ed Parulski, and Sergeant Major " Hick " Colin. We cannot leave Girard without paying tribute to Lieutenant-Colonel James M Hamilton, whose guidance has made the Cadet Corps an outstanding organization. 1946 3 tjp (Eflrintljtan [ 51 ] 7de Same Ctd Stony The " hummer ' s” life is all routine, From six to ten, and in between; Of this grind this poem will tell you, l sincerely hope it doesn’t quell you. He ' s up at six-thirty, with no time to lose, He’s down to the papers to find out the news; Hm, the Phils in the cellar, the Tigers on top, The Russians in Russia, the A ' s still a flop. And now o’er to breakfast, the " ,hummer’s” delight, Ah, figs and charred bacon — it ' s more than a bite; The only big part of meal is the mail ,— Perfumed inspirations and maybe some " kale.” Then over to study for forty-five minutes, To learn Caesar and Jasper McGinnitts; In chapel he’s thrilled with Harry C. Banks. With his Beethovens, Herberts, and one Caesar Francks. Chemistry, English, geometry, French, The thirst for knowledge is his now to quench; For two solid hours each one of his nights, Shading his eyes from the " beat-up” of lights. Music at four, supper at six, Whether Germans, Australians, or just plain " hicks”; Then with two hours of study, he’s just about dead; After constant routine, he’s ready for bed! [52] January - Girard College Camping in the Pocono Mountains FAREWELL SONG GIRARD COLLEGE Henry Hanby Hay Martial 1. Six - teen hun - dred look - ing on, 2. We shall miss the dai - ly round, 3. Six - teen hun - dred look - ing on, Vic Fol a’BECKET-BANKS low, fol - low hard, Miss Fight mar - a - thon From child to grow - ing ■ ade, and miss Class - mates most of crease her fame, Good - bye to old Gir S £= = -I- Out be - vond On - ly love There’s a world 1 umes worth Lights of prom - ise glow, Broth - ers, pass it on, Sol - diers must not lag, You, who cheer’d us when we Light the torch and spread the Where good for - tune waits for [ 55 ] IQ 4 6 Whr (Eorintliimi Girard College from an Airplane Win ' (Curiutlmut January Map of Girard College Central and East End CEY: 7. Infirmary 13- Middle School 19- Mr. Davis’ residence 8. Banker Hall 14. High School 20. Dr. Odgers’ residence 9. Merchant Hall 15. Founder’s Hall 21. Mr. Sparks’ residence 0. Mariner Hall 16. Bordeaux Hall 22. Bakery, Laundry, and Shoe Shop 1- Dining and Service Building 17. Allen Hall 23. Main Entrance 2. Chapel 18. Library GIRARD COLLEGE JlJNE 1446 (Lite (Corinthian Girard College Philadelphia, Pa. ' And if any of my apprentices should not con¬ duct themselves properly I authorize you to correct them as I would myself, my intention being, that they shall learn their business. s6 after they are free they may be useful to them¬ selves and to their country. " CONTENTS Title Page.1 Dedication .2-3 To Messrs. Heck and Haskell.4 To the Hosts and Hostesses.5 The Faculty .6 Principal ' s Messoge.7 To our Founder and Benefactor.8-9 Class Administration.10 The Class .11-25 The Class of June 1946.26-27 Who ' s Who .28 The Library and Founder ' s Hall.29 The Last Lop.30-32 Girard Life in Pictures—1.36 Girard Life in Cartoons.34-35 Allen Hall.36 Girard Life in Pictures—II.37 Imagine.38 Girard Life in Pictures—III.39 Athletics .40-41 Interior of Chapel.42 Organizations.43-47 Hove You Heard- 5 .48 Air View of Girard College.49 Main Road Looking East.50 Home Song.50 Farewell Song.51 Good-by!.52 THE STAFF Editor-in-Chief Daniel E. Kogut Associate Editors Richard Frey Joseph Marchese Joseph Stonzione Vincent S. Brennan Photography Robert Waller Art Staff Thomas McGuire Daniel R. Brooks Cover Design by Ralph Dermott JUNE 1946 AT THE CROSSROADS You to the left and I to the right. For the ways of men must sever— And it well may be for a day and a night, And it well may be forever; But whether we meet or whether we part (For our ways are past our knowing) A pledge from the heart to its fellow heart Cn the ways we all are going! Here ' s luck ' For we know not where we are going. With a steady swing and an open brow We have tramped the ways together. But we ' re clasping hands at the crossroads now In the Fiend ' s own night for weather; And whether we bleed or whether we smile In the leagues that lie before us. The ways of life are many a mile And the dark of Fate is o ' er us. Here ' s luck! And a cheer for the dark before us! You to the left and I to the right. For the ways of men must sever, And it well may be for a day and a night, And it well may be forever! But whether we live or whether we die (For the end is past our knowing), Here ' s two frank hearts and the open sky, Be a fair or on ill wind blowing! Here ' s luck! In the teeth of all winds blowing. On Behalf of the Class of June 1946 We the Editors of THE CORINTHIAN have the pleasure of dedicating this Class Record To MISS FERN McCRACKEN Teacher of English and Class Social Hostess " Hearts may be attracted by assumed qualities, but the affections can only be fixed and retained by those that are real. " —DeMoy. DR. HASKELL At this time, we also wish to express our gratitude to Mr. J Holland Heck for his willing efforts in the photography work of this publication. The Editors of the " Corinthian " wish to express their thanks to Dr. Raymond I. Haskell for his advisory guidance in the publication of this Class Record. MR. HECK Ulljr (Enruttljimt [ 4 ] June ffefe ' iecia tccK t e of miss fern McCracken MR. H. EMORY WAGNER MISS JANET H. DEININGER MR. CHESTER B. SWIGART MISS GARNET M. ALMES and their prudence and enthusiasm in dealing with the social phases of our life at Girard. 1946 ®br (Eormtliian [ 5 ] Aristotle once said that " the one exclusive sign of a thorough knowledge is the power of teaching. " Applying this thought to our association with you, the Faculty, we feel confident as we leave Girard, that we enter our respective businesses knowing that your efforts to instruct and assist us in daily virtuous living will successfully guide our actions in the future. 7 t e tyraduatwy (plate flutte 1946: I had hoped, when the fighting phase of the war was over, I could think of you young men os going out into a calm, unruffled world, bent upon a con¬ structive, united program of world peace, rehabilitation, and social and economic well-being. But that is not your good fortune. Immediately beyond our walls you will find a nation divided by economic warfare between industry and labor; a nation without a clear-cut social or economic program; a nation with a cautious, vacillating foreign pol¬ icy, and beyond, a world of jealousy, fear, mistrust, and competitive struggle. On the other hand, to every man and to every nation it is perfectly clear that only by inter¬ national understanding, world unity, and world organization can our civilization be saved. Into this dilemma you are thrust — thrust to find your vocational opportunity and to assume your responsibilities of active citizenship. How we hope that here at Girard you have gained a goodly measure of knowl¬ edge, sufficient vocational preparation, the power of calm and suspended judg¬ ment, and enough insight into our national and world problems to be a stable, dependable, helpful member of society from the day you leave us! Truly, we have come to have a deep affection for you as individuals, and we want you to be happy in the new relationships you now assume. But your mere hap¬ piness won ' t satisfy us. We want you to be useful. We want you to set for yourselves high standards of conduct and achievement and to live up to them. We want your families to realize the hopes they have centered in you. We want each of you eventu¬ ally to win the confidence and love of a worthy young woman, with whom you will es¬ tablish a home typifying the very best ideals of our social life. As the years go by, we want each of you to be looked upon as one whose judgment and advice are sought when problems and crises arise; one who in unselfish devotion will answer the call of the community in its many relationships and be recognized as embodying the attributes of a citizen in a society committed to the ideals of democracy. We shall not forget your contributions to Girard College. The institution truly has profited by your being a part of it. We now await your return to the College in the years to come, bringing with you a record of splendid achievement. Cordially and sincerely, D. MONTFORT MELCHIOR 1946 ffloruttljian [7] " Magnanimity is greatness of soul, exerted in con¬ temning dangers and difficulties, in scorning temptations, and in despising mere earthly pomp and splendor. " — Buck (Earintljiau June Our (Header W eae£ zctar DEAR MR. GIRARD: Today we leave Girard College. As we reluctantly pass through the portals of the Chapel for the last time, we realize that we are leaving behind us our home, our guiding hand, and our provider. Ten short years ago you admitted us, forlorn and fatherless, to this great institution. Today we leave as men, but with grateful hearts and cherished memories of Girard, our boyhood blessing. We go forth into the world, each of us equipped with a sound and comprehensive education. Here at Girard we have acquired not only a basic knowlege of facts and figures but also the ability to work with our hands. The extensive vocational training we have received will serve us in good stead in the business of making a living. Here we have learned to appreciate the finer things of life. You have endowed us with rich opportunities in the field of music, both vocal and instrumental. We have daily had the privilege of listening to our organ, one of the finest instruments of its kind in the country, the resonant chords of which set the pace for our final departure. A true appreciation of the masterpieces of art has also been inculcated in our minds and hearts. The broad athletic program offered us here at Girard can be equalled by few schools in the city. The many spacious playgrounds, the abundance of equipment, and the staff of experienced instructors have enabled us to develop sound bodies and a sense of sportsmanship. We shall ever cherish the principles of high morality and brotherly tolerance which have been so thoroughly instilled in our minds. We have lived together as brothers— Catholic, Protestant, and Jew alike. For these and all other benefits, which are too numerous to mention at this time, we are sincerely thankful to you, Stephen Girard. But our gratitude is enshrined in our hearts and cannot be set down in words. As it has been truly said that " Actions speak louder than words, " we shall exemplify our heartfelt gratitude by our future acts as former Girardians and as citizens of our country. We go forth today highly resolved to uphold the exalted name and high ideals of Girard College. With all sincerity. CLASS OF JUNE 1946 ffltfrintijhm CLASS ADMINISTRATION J-l J-2 Vincent Brennan. Joseph Stanzione. Joseph Marchese. Ralph Dermott. .Secretary. S-l S-2 James Richards. Thomas McGuire. Joseph Marchese. Daniel E. Kogut. .President. .Vice- ' President. .Secretary. .T reasurer. .Thomas McGuire NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY President.Vincent Brennan Vice-President .Ellis Kaufman Secretary.Joseph Menichetti STUDENT COUNCIL President.Eugene Donovan Treasurer .Henry Bailey ATHLETIC COUNCIL Elmer Williams CONFERENCE COMMITTEE James Richards Cartnttytan [ 10 ] June (Lite Class of Unite 1946 1946 Slip (Corinthian THOMAS FRANCIS McGUIRE (Mad President Camden, New Jer sey Born: November 8, 1928 Course ' Academic and Patternmaking Honors: Baseball, ' 45, ' 46; Soccer, ' 45, Basketball, ' 45- ' 46; Echelon Plotoon, ' 45; Captain in Battalion, S-2; Athletic Council, S-l; President of Class, J-2; Vice-President of Class, S-l; Art Editor, " Corinthian " ; Captain of Baseball Team, ' 46. When strong leadership was necessary, Mac was always out in front His unparalleled ability on the athletic field and his modest manner gained for him the respect of all his classmates. As a leader and a sincere friend we shall never forget you, Mac. Dear Classmates: Graduation here at Girord brings with it congratulations--congratu¬ lations to the Class of June 1946 for having successfully completed the work set before us, congratulations to the many members of the Staff who have so carefully and patiently guided us through the most tender years of our lives Few schools can offer the combination of education and friendship which our Faculty have so willingly given to us. Let it be known that we are deeply, sincerely grateful. Fellow classmates, we ore about to leave Girard. Through a period of ten happy years wp have grown up together, from knickers to long pants. Countless graduates of the past have found that these years of comradeship develop a union which cannot be dissolved; a loyalty and friendship which outsiders often cannot understand but fully respect Regardless of what our future plans may be, we will always be Gtrard- ians. Nothing can change that 1 We have learned to love our school, and we will strive to honor the name of Girard by doing well in what¬ ever we do. As the time draws near to separate, I say, " Congratulations! " I ' m pioud to belong to such a swell group of fellows, and for eoch of you I hold a heartfelt wish that you get what you want in life Sincerely, Ific tfuine 3 b? fflnrtnthtan [ 12 ] June VINCENT S. BRENNAN Buz ' Vice-President 7405 E Gordon Street, Philadelphia Born: April 5, 1929 Course Academic and Stenography Honors: President of Class, J-i; Vice-President, J-2, S-2; Conference Committee, S-l; National Honor Society, J-2 to S-2; President of National Honor Society, S-2; Swimming, ' 45- ' 46, Co-captain of Swim¬ ming Team, ' 46, Penn Scholastic Medal, 200-yard relay, second place; Glee Club, S-2, Secretary of Glee Club, S-2; First Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 45, Dramatic Club; Cast: " Jean Valjean " , " Corinthian " Staff " Buz " is one of our most capable and most versatile classmates. Well liked by all, he is an indispensable leader. When " Buz " assumes a responsibility, we can depend on him for results. Not only outstand¬ ing scholastically, " Buz " is also a proficient swimmer. We shall never forget his congenial yet forceful personality; we feel certain that he will overcome all obstacles in life. JOSEPH MARCHESE (Joe) Secretary 2120 S. Chadwick St. Philadelphia Born: January 24, 1929 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: " Girard News " , Sports Editor, S-l, S-2; " Corinthian " Staff, S-2; Secretory of Class, J-l, S-l, S-2; Student Council, J-2; Secretary of Student Council, J-2; Orchestra, 1-1 to S-2; Track, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46. One of the most active members of the class, Joe is always willing and eager to render his services. His expertness in handling administrative duties has won him our highest esteem. A friend to all and a good m.xer, Joe is sure to live up to the high standard he has established or Girard. RICHARD ELLSWORTH FREY (Dick Treasurer 5515 Boyer Street, Philadelphia Born: July 29, 1929 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors Treasurer of Class, J-2, S-2; Student Council S-l, S-2; Vice-President of Student Counc ' l, S-l; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Orchestra, I-I to S-2; Captain in Orchestra, S-2; " Girard Magazine " Stoff. S-l to S-2; " Corinthion Staff " ; American Legion Award, 7A, Penmanship Aword, First Prize, Essay Contest, " How to Help the War Effort " , 2-2; Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2; Cast’ " The Lion ' s Whelp " ; National Honor Society, S-l. As a scholar, Dick ranks first. He is the proud recipient of the Ameri¬ can Legion Award for the best all-oround man, on achievement greatly odmired. Not to be overlooked is his capable leadership in class activ¬ ities and in the orchestra. Held in high esteem by his classmates, Dick is always first to help when there is something difficult to do. We will also remember him for his humor 1946 ©hr (Corinthian HENRY JOSEPH ALOYSIUS BAILEY Buck) 338 So. 5th Street, Philadelphia Born: March 23, 1929 Course: General and Print Shop Honors: Student Council, S-2; Bond, 7A to 1-2; Athletic Council, S-l; Soccer, ' 45; Treasurer of Student Council, S-2. In " Buck " we have o combination of fun, smiles ond athletic prowess. Always one to see the bright side of things, he mode life easy for himself and his classmates. WILLIAM THOMAS BAMBERGER (Babsi 6024 Bingham Street, Philadelphia Born: November 14, 1929 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors. Band, 1-] to S-2; Sergeant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, J-I to S-2, Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Dramatic Club Electrician, J-2 to S-2; Motion Projector Operator, J-2 to S-2; Swing Bond, S-2. Whether operating the movie projector, manipulating the stage lights or engaged otherwise, " Bobs " is always willing to volunteer his valuable services as an accomplished electrician. " Babs " is con¬ genial with everyone he meets, a trait which will undoubtedly bring him success. RICHARD MOFFETT BEISE (Fred) 316 E. Ridley Ave., Ridley Park, Pa. Born: August I, 1929 Course: Academic and Print Shop Honors- Dramatic Club, J-l to S-2; Cost: " The Lion ' s Whelp, " ' N.cholos Nickelby " , " The Inspector General " ; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; First Sergeant in Battalion; " Girard Magazine " Staff, S-l; Editor-in- Chief of " Girard Magazine, " S-2. Personality ond outstanding literary ability are perhaps Fred ' s chief ossets. He is by no means overlooked by the fairer sex. An able printer and actor, Fred has a bright future to look forward to. We sholl long remember his captivating smile. JOSEPH E. BONAPARTE IBunnyi 751 S. Sheriden Street, Philadelphia Born: July 1, 1929 Course: Academic ond Electricity Honors: Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-l; Cast: " Op O ' Me Thumb, " " Nicholas Nickelby " ; Activities Night, ' 45; Contributing Editor of " Girard Magazine " . " Bunny " wos a bit hesitant in unveiling his ability. Nevertheless, as¬ sociated with various campus activities, he has also a flare for dramaflcs. His small stature did not prevent him from being active in athletics, ®br (Unriuthiau June ALFIO R. C. BONAVENTURA I Bone ' 2922 S. Juniper Street, Philadelphia Born: June H, 1929 Course. Regular and Stenography Honors: L ' Alhance Francois Prize, 2-2; Staff, " Girard Magazine ' S-2. 1 Bone ' s ' prize asset is his scholastic ability. He also exhibits a very amiable disposition and his occasional humorous quips are always appreciated. Although he is small in stature, we expect big things of " Bone " . ALFERD HENRY CHRISTENSEN (Chrisi 3159 Barnett Street, Philadelphia Born : February 20, 1929 Course: Academic and Vocational Chemistry Honors: Color Guard Sergeant, S-l, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 43; First Prize in Individual Competitive Drill, ' 45; Sergeant Major, ' 46. Chris ' s eagerness to help was always accepted by everyone. His casual and unassuming smile led to many lasting friendships. A mere sugges¬ tion from Chris demanded attention, for his suggestions are clear and thoughtful " Think before you speak " must be his motto. FORREST EARL DEANER iDeansi Chestnut Street, Nescopeck, Pa. Bom: July 31, 1928 Course: General and Carpentry Honors: Dramatic Club, S-l, S-2, Norrator, " Scenes of the Post " ; Assistant Track Manager, ' 45; Track Manager, ' 46. His sincerity and amiable ways have won for him the distinction of a true friend. His well-modulated voice will serve him in good stead in radio. Here ' s to you, " Deans " . RALPH GEORGE DERMOTT (Jake) 1220 West Rush Street, Philadelphia Born: February 23, 1929 Course: Academic and Vocational Chemistry Honors: Student Council, J-l; Treasurer of Class, J-l; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Lieutenant in Battalion S-2; Second Prize, " How to Help the War Effort " , 2-2; Gold Star Biography Girard News, S-2; Penmanship Award; Art Editor of " Corinthian " ; Echelon Platoon, ' 43, ' 44. Joke is a very able worker, a good chemist, of enviable abilities, and able to comprehend quickly everything around him. His congenial disposition and keen sense of humor make him one of the outstanding personalities of June ' 46 . 1946 [ 15 ] ®br ffinrinthian LAWRENCE JOSEPH DE WALT (Lorry) Irvona, Pa. Bom: December 16, 1929 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-l; Contributing Editor to “Girard Maaaz.ne " ; Editor of Girard Handbook, ' 46. Somewhere in his life Larry has learned to appreciate good things. He has developed the knack of making intelligent answers and com¬ ments at the most opportune moments. This, plus his cheerful and in.eres.ed altitude, are two traits that will help Larry to chart his course on the sea of life. EUGENE CHARLES DONOVAN Gene ' 37 N. Oak Ave. Clifton Heights, Pa. Born: August 24, 1928 Course: General and Drafting Honors: Student Council, S-l, President of Student Council, S-2, Track, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46; Fencing, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Captom of Fencing Teom, ' 45- ' 46, First Prize in Individual Competitive Drill; Sergeant ir. Color Guard, S-2. As President of the Student Council, Gene was a conscientious lead¬ er. As a star sprinter and fencer, he was on accomplished athlete. For your contribution to the Girard scene—thanks. Gene! JOSEPH VINCENT DZURENDa !Joe 207 Main Street, Pennsburg, Pa Born: January 26, 1929 Course: General and Patternmaking Honors: Soccer ' 45; Echelon Platoon, ' 44, First Sergeant in Battalion, J-2 to S-l; Sergeant Quatermoster of Color Guord, S-2. An outstanding athlete and an ideal classmate—that ' s Joe. Modest by noture, Joe is a dependable worker and possesses a sense of hu¬ mor which makes him well liked by all. We look to Joe for o suc¬ cessful career; as on the soccer field, so in life. ALFERD 0. FEGO (AH 1631 Jackson Street, Philadelphia Born: November 15, 1929 Course Academic and Stenography Honors Band, 1-1 to S-2; Captain of Band, S-2; Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2, Cast: " The Inspector General " ; Notional Honor Society J-2 to S-2, Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Contributing Editor of " Girard Magazine " ; Orchestra, S-l, S-2; Manual Arts Prize, 6A. A, always takes time out to be hoppy and to see that his companions ore happy also By the some token, he knows when to be serious. In that mood he turns out splendid work through his diligent and effi¬ cient ways. 0 hp (Eiirinthtau June 429 E 6th Avenue, Altoona, Pa Born February 14, 1929 Course: Academic and Electricity Honors Captan in 3attalion; Contributing editor of " Girard Mag- c.rme " , Racio Course N.R.I. Earl .s the class ' radio technician. What he doesn ' t know about radio car- te written cn a postaqe stamp He knows the time for fun and 1 I y, e he is very diligent in whatever he undertakes. Earl ' s smile is always welcomed. VINCENT JOHN GENTILE (Vincei 1304 S Colorado Street, Philadedphia. Born August 24, 1929 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors Band 7A to S-2, First Lieutenant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, J-2 to S-2; Glee Club J-2 to S-2; Contr.butmg Editor of " Girard Magazine " , S-l; V nce is a capable and reliable worker in class affairs and in general work. A musical perfectionist, his ability is perhaps second to none in the class. F.rm in his convictions, occasionally to the point of obsti¬ nacy, Vince ' s opinions do not go untouched. FRANCIS ORLANDO GERACE (Jerry) 2902-D-Pierce Drive, Philadelphia. Born: May 13, 1929 Course Academic and Drafting Honors: Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2, Cost: " Night In An Inn " ; First Prize, " Book Week Contest " , 6B; Activities Night, ' 45; Echelon Platoon, ' 46; Firing Sauad ' 46; Contributing Editor, " Girard Maga¬ zine " . " Jerry " was a bit shy, but his swimming and ort talents put him in the upper brackets when brought to the public ' s eye. Friendly, tolerant, and industrious, we ' re proud of " Jerry. " JUSTINE GONNELLI iGremsi ’434 S. Claron Street, Philadelphia Born: May 12, 1929 Course; Academic and Auto Shop Honors Band, 2-2 to S-2, Sergeant in Band, S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2, Orchestra, J-2 to S-2 Although at times reticent, " Just " is bv nature quite amiable and ener getic. Besides being a skillful musician, he is also a pseudo radio mechanic. " Just " is seldom in the limelight, but his friendly and helpful attitude toward his classmates has not gone by unnoticed. a hr tl until hum 1946 DONALD R. GRUVER (Barney) 613 Maple Street, Bethlehem, Pa. Born: October 18, 1929 Course: Academic ond Stenography Honors: Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2; Cast: " Yellow Jock " , " The Inspector General " ; Band, 7A to S-2; Sergeant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, J-l to S-2. Whether enrapturing Mr. Banks with his angelic tenor voice or de¬ lighting the younger set with his bass drum, Barney is always an eager pciticipant in all his undertakings. He likes to have fun when it is called for and will always provide a hilarious reception to even the most out-moded joke. Here ' s to you, Barney! MICHAEL HRYNKO (Mike) 921 Townsend Street, Chester, Pa. Born: June 20, 1929 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Art Prize, 6B; Soccer, ' 45; Baseball, ' 46; Band, 7A to J-l; Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2. Chester ' s contribution to the class is our Mike. His trio of assets, loyalty, willingness, and friendliness, will definitely get him to the top. Although he shuns the limelight in athletics, his prowess is recognized and appreciated by all. ELLIS JAMES KAUFMAN (Beef) Fleetwood, Pennsylvania Bom: November 17, 1928 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: Notional Honor Society, J-2 ro S-2; Vice-President, National Honor Society, S-2; Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Band 7A to S-2; 2nd Lieutenant in Band, S-2; Orchestra, S-1, S-2; Student Leader of Orchestra, S-2; Junior Town Meeting of the Air; Cast: " Yellow Jack " ; Manual Arts Prize, 6A. " beef ' s " many interests ond activities make him one of the most outstanding members of the class. We have been fortunate in receiving the benefits of his abilities in the various organizations of which he was a member. An industrious and cooperative worker, " Beef " is bound to go places ond do things. MELVIN LEON HERNER (Mel) 9216 Sharp Street, Kingston, Pa. Born: June 12, 1928 Course: General and Clerical Honors: Echelon Platoon, ' 43, ' 44; Firing Squad, ' 45; Lieutenant in Battalion, J-2, S-1, S-2. " Mel " is filled with virtuous qualities that win him many friends. His good looks and quiet manner put him socially at ease in any company. The " Batty " found him to be a capable leader. May the world be good to him. (Enrtntljian June [ 18 ] JOHN HENRY KLEBACK (John ' 5 Monument Ave. Wyoming, Po. Bom. June 18, 1928 Course: General and Clerical Honors: Monager of Swimming Team, ' 43- ' 44, ' 44-45, Assistant Manager, 42- ' 43; Glee Club, S-2 That most sought-after ability to make friends and get along with people comes second nature to John. A clear resonant voice is another asset that will serve John in good stead. DANIEL E. KOGUT iDam 904 Bridge Street, Philadelphia. Born: December 2, 1928 Course: Academic and Stenography Honors: Treasurer of Class, 5-1; Secretory of Class, J-2; Notional Honor Society, J-2 to S-2; Bond, 7A to S-2; Sergeant in Bond, S-2, Orchestra, J-l to S-2; Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2; Cast: " Op O ' Me Thumb " , " Jean Valjean " , ' The Inspector General " ; " Girard News " Staff, J-l to S-l; News Editor, S-l, " Girard Magazine " Staff, S-l; Editor-in-Chief of " Corinthian " ; Student participation Committe, 2-2; Student Council, 2-1; Member, Foreign Policy Group, J-2 to S-2. Dan ' s keen intellect and energetic execution of his innumerable re¬ sponsibilities have won him the highest esteem of the class. His achievements—literary, dramatic, and administrative—have set high stondards. We also admire his likeable and well-rounded personality. The sky ' s the limit, Dan. DANIEL RICHARD BROOKS iDani 51 Enterprise Street, Nanticoke, Pa Born: July 6, 1929 Course: Academic and Accounting Honors: Basketball, ' 45- ' 46; Band 7B to 2-2; " Corinthian " Staff. Whether in the classrom or on the athletic field, there is never a dull moment when Dan is around. His pleasant smile and interest in the welfare of others prove him to be " tops " as a friend and class- mote. ISADORE KWAIT lizzie) 2532 N. 32nd Street, Philadelphia Born: January 25, 1929 Course: General and Stenography Honors: Dramatic Club, J-2 to S-2; Swimming, ' 42, ' 43, ' 44, Sergeant in Battalion, S-l, S-2; Candy Trade, J-2; Assistant Basket¬ ball Manager, J-2. The best tribute that can be paid to " Izzie " is that he is indispen¬ sable as o class worker. His deep concern for his classmates and his determination in scholastic and extra-curricular activities label him a rare gem. 19 46 [ 19 ] 3 hr (ttnrintlitan DAVID EDWARD McKENTY iRedi Born: November 7, 1928 Course: Acodemic and Clerical Honors: Band, I - I to S-2, Sergeant in Band S-2; Dromotic Club Dave is the carefree type who enjoys life by eliminating his worries. The only way to moke a friend is lo be one. This must be Dave ' s phil¬ osophy because his cheerfulness and witty style hove won him many LEWIS LUDWIG (Lewi 621 W. Tioga Street, Philadelphia. Born: June 8, 1928 Course: General and Foundry A carefree smile and an abili ty to make friends easily brand " Duck " one of our most likeable classmates. He is also a very capable and diligent shop worker. The plastics industry is receiving a worthy appliccnt. DANIEL JOSEPH McGURK (Mug) 193 W. Monmouth Street, Philadelphia Born: October 18, 1928 Course: General and Print Shop Honors: " Girard News " S ' aff, S-l, S-2; Assistont Business Mancger, S-l; Business Manager, S-2; Guidon in Company B; Basketball, ' 44-45, ' 45- ' 46. " Mug " is conscientious in his work and farcical in his leisure mo¬ ments. Whenever laughter was heord, " Mug " was probably telling one of his interesting anecdotes. Included among his vorious traits is his ability on the athletic field. JOSEPH ANTHONY MENICHETTI (Joel 438 Ripple Street, Scranton, Pa Born: November 15, 1928 Course: General and Accounting Honors. Manager Swimming Team, ' 45- ' 46; Manual Arts Award, 6A, Student Council J-l; Conference Committee, S-l; Color Trade, J-l to S-2; Manager of Color Trade, S-2; " Girard News " Staff, J-2 to S-2; " News " Ed.itor, S-2; Inspector, Captain on Staff in Battalion, S-2, Battalion Clerk, J-l to S-2; National Honor Society, S-l, S-2, Secretary, National Honor Society S-2. Joe was a very prominent member of the battalion staff and he also showed his leadership as the Secretary of the National Honor Society Very industrious and conscientious in his work, he hos won our admir¬ ation. (Dhr (Corinthian June FRANK N. PAGANO (Frankie) 152 New Street, Johnstown, Po. Born: August 22, 1928 Course General and Patternmaking Honors Baseball, ' 44 ' 45 ' 46; Basketball, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; " Girard News " Staff Business Manager, S-l; Managing Editor S-2, Guidon of Company B; Student Council J-2. Frankie is a constructive member of our class. He is o fellow of varied personality, that uncommon trait which enables him to be a friend of everyone. His up-to-date dress and athletic prowess were frequently ocmired by others. THOMAS JOSEPH PIPITO (Pip) 781 South Sixth Street, Philadelphia Born: September 28, 1928 Course General and Clerical Honors: Baseball, 45 ' , 46 ' , Soccer 45 ' , Conference Committee, J-l, S-l, Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Treasurer of Glee Club S-2; Silver and Gold Typing Medals; Band 7B to J-l, Contributing Editor to " Girard Magazine " , Contribu ' ing Editor to " Girard News " " Pip " was one of our many good athletes. Few could equal his consist¬ ent batting on the diamond, but his modest manner never revealed it. His impressive standing in mathematics is sometimes overlooked but never doubted. Farewell to you, " Pip " , a good friend ond classmate. RAYMOND JAMES RENZI (RenH 927 Tree Street, Philadelphia Born: June 4, 1928 Course: Academic and Mochine Shop Honors: Soccer, ' 45, Sergeant in Battalion, S-2, Echelon Plotoon, ' 45; Activities Night, ' 45 " A small package of fun " best describes " Renz. " Highly animated and witty, he established himself as one of our most constructive class¬ mates Soccer was " Renz ' " game ond he played it proficiently on a good team. JAMES ELDEN RICHARDS (Jim) 23 W. Mf Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Md. Born June 7, 1928 Course General ond Machine Shop Honors: President of Class, S-l; Cadet Major of Battalion, S-2; Basketball, ' 43- ' 44, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Track, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46, Soccer, ' 45, Co-Captain Soccer, ' 45; Captain, Basketball, ' 46; Conference Committee, S-2, Bond, 7A to 2-2 Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; President of Glee Club, S-2: Machine Shoo Prize, S-l; Swing Band, ' 43- ' 46, National Honor Society, S-2 Without a doubt Jim wos all-around; in every field he invaded, he emerged a sensationol success. A good, strong voice added to his soothing charm, wh ' ch placed hi m everywhere in high esteem. Here ' s to you Jim; the world is yours. 1946 0 bi GJurmthiau NELSON EMANUEL RICHARDS (Nels) 23 W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore, Md. Bom: July 19, 1929 Course: General and Electricity Honors: Bond, 7A to S-2; Lieutenant in Bond, S-2; Special Events Drummer, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46; Orchestra, 2-2 to S-2; Basketball ' 44- ' 45 ' 45- ' 46. Like his brother Jim, " Nels " distinguished himself as an excellent drummer and an able athlete. Pleasant, carefree, and easy to get along with, he is a typical " hummer " and a swell classmate. PAUL CHARLES JOHN RICHARDSON (Richl 5334 Lancaster Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Born. June 8, 1928 Course: Academic and Vocational Chemistry Honors: Swimming, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Echelon Platoon, ' 45; Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Dramatic Club; Vice-President of Dramatic Club, S-l; Cast: " Christmas Carol, " ' Op-O ' -Me Thumb, " ' The Would Be Gentleman, " " Inspector General " ; President of Dramatic Club, S-2; Member, Foreign Policy Group, J-2 to S-2 " Rich " is one of the most active members of the class. In the lighter vein, his ontics on the stoge always bring down the house. A proficient swimmer, Rich ' s various abilities and friendly disposition wll assure him success. THEODORE FRANCIS RODERER (Ted) 3651 N. 11th St., Philadelphia, Pa Born: December 1, 1929 Course: Academic and Clerical Honors: Track, ' 43, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46, Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 45; Contributing Editor, " Girard Magizine " Ted was a conscientious worker both on the athletic field and in the classroom. He was always considerate of his classmates and often en- - loyed a good laugh with them. Ted ' s ability to reason things out for himself will put him in high places on the road ahead. ALBERT S. ROSENBERGER iAI Box No. 22, Plumsteadville, Pa. Born: August 21, 1928 Course; Academic and Stenography Honors: Assistant Manager of Soccer, ' 44;Color Trade, 2-2-S-l. Two assets in Al ' s life at Girard have been his friendliness ond his unassuming manner. Being restricted from certain activities on the campus scene, some of Al ' s latent abilities were not perceptible. Nevertheless, his cleverness with figures will take him far in the com¬ mercial world 3hr fflnrintljum June [ 22 ] JACK RUSSELL I Jack) 524 North Franklin Street, Titusville, Pa. Born: November 27, 1928 Course: General and Machine Shop Honors: Glee Club, J-2 to S-2; Activities Night ' 45. Injuries hampered- Jack ' s gymnastic ability, but in no way did they affect his value to the class. Dependable in all affairs, his good looks and enioyable personality made him an active social figure. CHARLES RAYMOND RYMAN (Charlie) 50 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, Pa. Born: November 5, 1928 Course Academic and Electricity Honors: Gym, 2-1, 2-2; Lieutenant in Battalion, S-l, S-2; Track, ' 46; Junior Town Meeting of the A ' r. Often frank and outspoken, Charlie is never silent when it comes to a class discussion. His subtle and sometimes caustic comments are widely appreciated. Not to be overlooked, of course, is Charlie ' s envied gymnastic ability, envied gymnastic ability. JAMES ROBERT SAVAGE (Sovi 821 Carson Street, Hazelton, Pa. Born: December 8, 1929 Course Academic and Electricity Honors: Glee Club, S-l, S-2; Track, ' 44, ' 45, ' 46; Basketball, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 4S, Echelon Platoon, J-2; Lieutenant in Battalion, S-2; Activities Night, S-l; Firing Squad, S-2. " Sav " is the youngest member in our class, but his scholastic standing is high He took advantage of his lanky frame by putting it to good use on the track. Besides being athletically inclined, " Sav " took a deep interest in class affairs. GLENDON FRANKLIN SHEPPARD (Glen • 5905 Nassau Road, Overbrook, Pa. Born: June 17, 1929 Course: Academic and Print Shop Honors: Student Council, J-l; Printing Prize, ' 45; Sergeant in Bat¬ talion, S-2; Contributing Editor, " Girard Magazine, " S-l, S-2; Third Prize in Essay, " How to Help the War Effort " ; Echelon Platoon, ' 46. Glen ' s pleasant attitude mokes it easy for him to do well. In the ar of making friends he is not surpassed, nor in his ability as a printer Active socially, his well-qroomed person is olways on hand when needed. Success is inevitable for you, Glen! 1946 [ 23 ] ®lir fflflritttljtau MARQUAND NULTON SOOBY (Mark! 80 Mill Street, Wilkes Barre, Pa. Born: October 18, 1928 Course General and Machine Shop Honors: Track, ' 45, ' 45, Sergeant in Battalion, S-2; Activities Night, S-l; Color Trade, ' 45, Co-Captain of Track Team, ' 46. A typical hummer, " Mark " mode life worth living with his casual, hoppy-go-lucky manner. Wit, tossed in with his other charms, will give h.m a flying start in life. His fine work in the mile run will never be forgotten. JOSEPH FRANK STANZIONE (Joe ' 6106 Wheeler Street, Philadelphia Born September 1, 1928 Course: General and Print Shop Honors: Soccer, ' 44, ' 45, Sergecnt in Color Guard, 2-1 to S-l; Con¬ ference Committee J-2, S-l; Vice-President of Class, J-l; " Girard News " Saff, S-l, S-2, Editor-in-Chief " Girard News " ; " Corinthian " Staff. " Everything in Joe ' s make-up reveals the best mettle a " hummer " can show. Popularity, humor, leadership ore but a few of his numer¬ ous qua ' ities. In Joe we have the closs Casanova and prize dancer. There ' s no question about it, his future is secure. GEORGE THOMAS (Tommy) 1458 Tioga Street, Shamokin, Pa. Born: July 28, 1928 Course General and Sheet Metal Honors Track, ' 45, ' 46, Soccer ' 45, Captain of Recruits S-l; Cap¬ tain of Company D; Echelon Platoon, ' 44 Besides his ability on the athletic field, George has done himself lustice in military life at Girard. His natural interest in life will prove to be a definite asset on the road ahead. ROBERT TIERNEY (Bob ' 316 Meehan Ave., Philadelphia Born: July 3, 1928 Course. General and Sheet Metal Honors Swimming, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46, Captain of Swimming Team, ' 45- ' 46; Senior Life Saving Certificate, ' 45; Captain in Battalion, S-2; L ' eutenant in Firing Squad, ' 45; Star Scout; Glee Club, S-l, S-2; Dramatic Club, S-l, S-2, Cast: " Jean Valjean, " " Inspector General " , Echelon Platoon, ' 44, A A U. Second Prize, Fifty Yard Freestyle Novice, V ce-President of G ' ee Club, S-2; Penn Scholastic Medal, 200-yard relay, second ploce; Advanced Swimming Certificate, Second Prize, 200-yard reloy, Trenton Interscholastics. Bob must be a near relative to Neptune; his unparalleled swimming feats ore admired by many. His keen interest in his work and his many contributions to closs efforts have won the highest esteem from his classmates. His leadership on the athletic field ond elsewhere will never be forgotten by us. aibp fflarintbian [ 24 ] June STEPHEN URBANSKI lObiei 2665 E. Almond Street, Philadelphia Born: February 18, 1929 Course; General and Stenography Honors Trock, ' 45, ' 46, " Girord News ' ' Staff, S-2, Lieutenant in Firing Squad, ' 45. One of the athletes of the class, " Obie " has distinguished himself on the soccer field and track. His eager friendliness has gained him many friends. To a grand classmate — so long! ROBERT EARL WALLER (Bob 4305 N 8th Street, Philadelphia Born: May 20, 1929 Course: Academic and Drafting Honors: Trock, ' 46; Basketball, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46, Lieutenant in Bcttalion, S-l, S-2; Echelon Platoon, ' 44, ' 45; Photography Editor of " Corinthian " Staff. Bob ' s constant interest in class affairs was responsible for many memorable activities we had toqether. Since he is very easy to get along with, Bob mokes a friend of everyone he meets. If diligent work brings success, he will alv ays be on top. ELMER E. WILLIAMS lElmeri 3415 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh Born: July 2, 1928 Course: General and Print Shop Honors: Soccer, ' 45; Basketboll, ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46; Athletic Coun¬ cil, S-l, S-2; Baseball, ' 46. If nothing else can be said about EJmer, he was undoubtedly one of the greatest soccer ployers in Girard ' s famous history. This, however, is not oil that mokes up our sensational wing. Quiet, but friendly, Elmer received the deepest admiration and respect from his classmates. FRANCIS MASTEN WRIGHT (Frank I Lincoln Aportment I, Ardmore, Po. Born: August 23, 1929 Course: Academic ond Stenography Honors: Bond, 1-1 to J-l; Dramatic Club; Cast: " Yellow Jack " ; Assistant Manager of Swimming Team, ' 44- ' 45. • Frank has the distinction of being perhaps the best-read member of the class. With o cheerful disposition, he has the ability to comprehend quickly and come through in a pinch. The better things of life await Frank. 1946 Sin ' (Duluthian " Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out. " —Richter. THE CLASS : (ttarttttljian [ 26 ] June JUNE 1946 " I have only to take up this or that to flood my soul with memories. " —Mme. Delu?y. I946 [ 27 ] CHormtfoan TiSfo d 7{ 6a in flcute " Nothing endures but personal qualities " Walt Whitman Class Pessimist. Most Energetic. Biggest Smile. Most Serious Minded. Most Popular. Will Be Married First, Best Looking. Most Gullible. Best Dancer. Best Athlete. Most Typical Hummer. Best Dresser. Most Querulous. Most Sarcastic. Best Musician. Most Loquacious. Biggest Diesel. Most Carefree. " Shy Guy " . Tallest. Shortest. Most Dogmatic. Best Politician. Biggest " Jive " -ster. ' ... Biggest Punster. .Lou Ludwig . " Izzv " Kwait .Earl Figart " Bone " Bonaven tu ra .Mac McGuire . " Fred " Beise .Bob Tierney . " Izzy " Kwait .Joe Stanzione .Mac McGuire . " Buck " Bailey ...Dan Kogut .Charlie Ryman .Gene Donovan .Vince Gentile . " Renz " Renzi .. " Rich " Richardson .Dan Brooks .Just Gonnelli ... " Beef " Kaufman . " Renz " Renzi .. " Rich " Richardson .Dan Kogut .. " Frankie " Pagano .Dick Frey [28 j (Euriuthian June THE LIBRARY— " Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books. " —Colton FOUNDER ' S HALL— " The best part of beauty is that which no picture can ex¬ press. " —Bacon 1946 3 hr (Earuttljian [ 29 ] 7 6e . , , January 7, WASHINGTON TRIP. Once again the annual Senior trip to Washington was resumed. The many interesting places that we visited in the capital city will never be forgotten. Witnessing the Supreme Court in ac¬ tion, seeing the huge Pentagon Build¬ ing and the famous Lincoln Memor¬ ial, browsing through the Congres¬ sional Library, the White House, and finally the Capitol Building itself are only a few of the privileges we can recall vividly. This trip was truly an unforgettable experience. January 23, ELECTION OF CLASS OFFICERS. The best qualified men in our Class were nominated to hold the executive positions for the final term. The choosing of officers to represent us was extremely difficult. Some voters handed in blank ballots, unable to decide one way or the other. When the votes were counted, the elections were very close. Those whom the Class elected were our President, " Mac " McGuire; the Vice-President, " Buz " Brennan; Joe Marchese, Secretary; and Dick Frey, Treasurer. February 4, MOVING TO ALLEN HALL. With the same meticulous care that a painter uses to complete a fine piece of art, we longingly crossed the dates from the calendar, anticipating the day when we would move to Allen . All our belongings had been packed days in advance. The time finally arrived. With overwhelming complacency we strode up the Main Road, our arms filled with personal belongings. When we finally entered " the hotel " and placed everything in order, we looked about us and heaved a happy sigh, " Ah, what a life this will be! " And truly it has been. February 9, SOCIAL SEASON COMMENCES. Under the excellent guidance of Miss McGhee, our social program expanded very rapidly. Not only did our dances turn out more successfully and pleasantly, but arrangements were made for us to attend regular outside dances. Many of us remember going to the Germantown Junior Canteen for three or four successive weeks. The Senior Class was invited to a dance given by the Girls High School. Kensington High for Girls and the Lansdowne Century Club also asked us to dances. This was undoubtedly a great step forward. February 13, VARIOUS ORGANIZATIONS GET UNDER WAY. The middle of February found many organizations already started in their work after the various officers were elected. The Dramatic Club was engaged in its try-outs. The Band (Corinthian [ 30 ] June began practicing " Rienzi, " while work on THE CORINTHIAN and the NEWS was begun. The Glee Club was gowned, the Student Council had its luncheon at Holland ' s. March 8, SENIOR DANCE. Our class dance came quite early this term, but proved to be by far our best dance. The decorations were particularly striking due to the vigorous efforts of our new house member, Mr. Swigart, and his committee. Twirling to the music of our much improved swing band, very few of our socialites observed the " stay six inches apart " rule. Including many novelty features, such as balloon and bonnet dances, the affair wound up under the pale light of an im¬ provised moon. Many thanks to our hosts and hostesses for planning such a won¬ derful affair. March 24, THE DAVIS TEA. Our class had the unique privilege of attending a tea giveh by Mr. and Mrs. Davis, the first since the beginning of the war. To brighten the affair that afternoon, Mr. Davis established a precedent by suggesting that we invite our girl friends. Although one of our first ventures in higher social circles, our charming hostess, Mrs. Davis, put us entirely at ease. We enjoyed this very much as it enabled us to meet our administrators in a social way. March 30, FIRST HOUSE PARTY. The first of four house parties v as held today. These parties are generally well attended and afford quite a pleasureful get-together. April 6, ARMY DAY PARADE. The Girard Band and Cadet Corps were invited to parade on the Parkway on Army Day. The drill routine was well received by numerous spectators. April 24, CHANGE IN CHAPEL SERVICE. Starting today, and continuing on every Wednesday morning, assemblies will be devoted entirely to one mid-week religious service. Today also, Mr. Mbonu Ojike, author of " My Africa " and well-known lecturer and educator, spoke on the customs and ways of his native Nigeria. April 26, PAUL MANNING SPEAKS. Paul Manning, International News Correspondent and the only correspondent present at both the German and Japanese surrender ceremonies, lectured on his war experiences. Mr. Manning was impressed by the chapel which he termed " exquisitely beautiful. " May 10, THE SPRING PLAY. Another milestone was reached when Mr. Andrews and the Dramatic Club presented " The Inspector General, " an internationally-known Russian play by Nikolai Gogol It is a satirical farce on corrupt polit¬ ical practices in a Russian vil¬ lage. The dance after the play climaxed a very fruitful Dra¬ matic Club season. (Eoritttlftatt May 18, FOUNDER ' S DAY. Once more comes the day when parted friends meet again. The day is an eventful one, highlighted by an alumni parade, a concert, and Battalion drill routine reviewed by Major General Lewis B. Hershey. This Is our last Founder ' s Day as Girard students. May 28, NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY DINNER. A dinner held at the Adelphia Grille for the members of the National Honor Society followed the election of 10 new members to the Society of which 2 were of our Class. June 12, TEA FOR THE COLLEGE STAFF. In return for the tea held for us, the Class reciprocates with a tea for the Faculty. We may not see these friends again for a long time. June 13, GRADUATION CLASS DINNER. The Class attended a joyous dinner given by President and Mrs. Odgers at McAllister ' s. This was a real farewell, beautifully done. June 15, BUFFET SUPPER AND DANCE. The Buffet Supper and Graduation Dance climaxed our successful social season at Girard. To Miss McGhee and our hosts and hostesses we are extremely grateful. June 18, GRADUATION DAY. This day brings to an end our eventful stay at Girard College. We are honored to have former Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts as our Commencment Speaker. Leaving Girard is not easy. Farewell! Farewell! Dear temple on the hill; We ' ll not forget you Till our hearts be still (Enrintljian June GIRARD LIFE IN PICTURES GIRARD LIFE IN CARTOONS GIRARD LIFE IN CARTOONS PUSH TAP- ' rusrf r TRIM-COACH fjCCcu Watt Mr White Mrs. Zarello Mr. Zarella Our memories of Allen Hall, our happy abode for the last lap at Girard, shall ever be cherished. Here we have acquired the final polish of our education, both socially and scholastically. At Allen Hall we have enjoyed many long-awaited privileges more individual freedom, less regimentation, and a fitting climax to our otherwise exacting school days at Girard. However, as we were duly advised on our day of arrival at Allen, with new privileges come new responsibilities. Through the realization and discharge of these responsibilities we have attained a more mature outlook on life. We were brought nearer than ever before to the reality of the outside world we are now entering Through our numerous social events at Allen, so expertly planned by Mr. and Mrs. Zarella, we have gained new social grace and have derived genuine pleasure. Ecstatic memories of our informal house parties still linger. Mr. and Mrs. " Z " , as they are affectionately known, have few equals in their capacities as host and hostess. Above all, it has been at Allen Hall that our class became a true unit in function and in understanding of each other. Here we have lived as one big family, sharing our enjoyments and our responsibilities. Sketchy acquaintances formed while we were divid¬ ed among the four upper houses have become lifelong friendships. A resolution of thanks is hardly sufficient to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. and Mrs. Zarella who, with the invaluable aid of Mr. White, prepared those well loved Tuesday night " snacks " and in general made our term at Allen Hall a six months of happy transformation. We have developed from tactless, self-conscious youngsters into a fine group of socially minded citizens. Glarintbian June [ 36 ] GIRARD LIFE IN PICTURES tpuzyine . . . is the air of the mind. " — Bailey Larry DeWalt. Mike Hrynko. Glen Sheppard. Vince Gentile. Jim Savage. " Boney " Bonavenfura. " Beef " Kaufman. Mel Herner. Francis Gerace. Jake Dermott,. Bob Tierney. Al Christensen. Joe Menichetti. " Rich " Richardson. George Thomas. Mark Sooby. Dan Brooks. Joe Dzurenda. Dave McKenty. " Buck " Bailey. Al Fego. Bob Waller. Tom Pioito. Forrie Deaner. " Ducky " Ludwig. Elmer Williams. Jim Richards. Ray Renzi. Dick Frey. Charlie Ryman. Mac McGuire. Frank Wright. Dan Kogut. " Izzie " Kwait. Gene Donovan. " Barney " Gruver. Dan McGurk. Frank Pagano. Just Gonnelli. " Fred " Beise. Al Rosenberger. Ted Roderer. .os a play-boy .working on a bead loom .as a cersuasive bill collector .as a college professor .picking daisies .without statistics . .with his hands at his side .os a C. P. A. .at the Opera .satisfied ... .as a Casper Milquetoast .os a radio announcer .getting guard duty .as a composer of music .without Sally (the dog ' .in deep meditation .as a French interpreter .as a philologist .as a business executive .as an invalid .as a hurdy-gurdy man .losing his head .waltzing .as a practical joker .madly in love .as a tight-rope walker .whispering .a mute .off the restricted list .acquiescing .singing a tune .without o book .wasting time ... .as a handwriti ng expert .without a comeback .as a Fuller brush man .as a priest .as a barber .selling peanuts .as a bachelor .as a philanthropist .as a typewriter repair man ®hr (Eoriuthian June [ 38 ] GIRARD LIFE IN PICTURES ATHLETICS IN JUNE 1946 The Class of June ' 46 is one of the most outstanding as on athletic class. Fifty-seven " G ' s " were earned by the class and a school record shattered by one of its athletes. With fifty-two members in the entire class, the fifty-seven total looms exceptionally high as this figure ties the previous " G " record SOCCER The well known Girard booters made one of the finest teams in the city limits, losing only to Northeast in the championship game in extra periods. Con¬ tributing to our powerful aggregation were Bailey, Dzurenda, Hrynko, McGuire, Pipito, Thomas, Stanzione, Williams, Renzi, and co-captain Jim Richards. Elmer Williams provided the sensations of the season when switched to wing in the middle of the year; he scored goals galore and wound up right behind his classma te Richards. Mac McGuire was one of the hardest fighters on the line, while Stanzione and Hrynko alternating at half back did a fine job. The other men were great, but had the misfortune of playing with a team having a surplus of talent FENCING Gene Donovan was the only fencer in the class, but a good one. For two years Gene, also captain of the team in his final season, saw action as a polished per¬ former on an outfit that downed the best in the city. SWIMMING Bob Tierney, " Buzz " Brennan, and Paul Richardson did some rapid splashing with John Kleback and Joe Menichetti taking " G ' s " as managers. Tierney reigned as captain and led the swimmers to a highly successful year. BASKETBALL The courtmen had eight representatives from the graduating class.. The team didn ' t cause much excitement, but they turned in a satisfactory job. Jim Richards captained the team, and brother Nelson, along with McGurk, Pagano, McGuire, Savage, Waller, and Williams, achieved athletic ratings. GYMNASTICS Charlie Ryman was a gymnast as far back as 2-2, but after that season the team disbanded in a brief trial. Ryman ' s smooth performance established him as a fine prospect, but without a team, he was not able to go any further. BASEBALL Frank Pagano is the star here, as he covered second base for three years in the starting lineup. Mac McGuire served behind the plate and ran the team with Elmer Williams as his battery mate. In the outer gardens were Tom Pipito, and " Buck " Bailey, while Mike Hrynko handled the hot corner. TRACK The cindermen ' s improvement this year can be attributed to some extent to the superb performances of " Ted " Roderer (who broke the record in the javelin, to put it mildly), Jim Richards, Jim Savage, and co-captain Mark Sooby. Urbanski vaulted for two years along with Ryman. Thomas did the broad jump and shot, and Stanzione handled twin events with the discus and shot. Gene Donovan starred in the sprints and javelin, while Marchese also ran the sprints. Forest Deaner earned a letter as manager of this capable squad. ®br (Corinthian June ATHLETICS " G " Men of June ' 46 TRACK BASEBALL S. Urbanski. . ' 45 ' 46 F. Pagano . ' 44 E. Williams. T. Pipito . T. McGuire. H. Bailey. M. Hrynko . ' 45, ' 46 . ' 46 . ' 45, ' 46 . ' 45, ' 46 . ' 46 . ... ' 46 J. Savage . . ' 45! ' 46 . ' 45, ' 46 ' 45, ' 46 ' 45, ' 46 ' 45, ' 46 . ' 45, ' 46 ... ' 46 M. Sooby . G. Thomas . J. Richards . J. Stanzione . J. Marchese . .. ' 46 SOCCER F. Deaner . ' 46 C. Ryman . ' 46 J. Stanzione. ' 44, ' 45 R. Renzi . E. Williams . .... ' 45 .... ' 45 BASKETBALL T Pipito . H. Bailey. .... ' 45 .... ' 45 J. Richards. ' 44- ' 45 F. Pagano. D. McGurk. J. Savage . R. Waller. ' 45- ' 46 . ' 45- ' 46 . ' 45- ' 46 . ' 45- ' 46 . ' 45- ' 46 J. Dzurenda . G. Thomas . T. McGuire. M. Hrynko . J. Richards . .... ' 45 .... ' 45 .... ' 45 .... ' 45 .... ' 45 N Richards . , ' 45- ' 46 E. Williams . T. McGuire . . ' 45- ' 46 . ' 45- ' 46 SWIMMING V. Brennan . . ' 45- ' 46 GYM R. Tierney . ' 44- ' 45, J. Kleback. ' 43- ' 44 J. Menichetti . ' 45- ' 46 ' 44- ' 45 ' 45- ' 46 C. Ryman . ' 43- ' 44 P. Richardson. ' 45- ' 46 FENCING E. Donovan . ' 44- ' 45, ' 45- ' 46 19 46 fflnritttijtiitt [411 INTERIOR OF CHAPEL " Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things. " —Cicero. 3% (ftnriuthtau [ 42 ] June ®he panb anil Orchestra Perhaps one of the most cherished and inspiring activities we engaged in at Girard is instrumental music. The Band this spring has completed a very successful term under the able captaincy of Al Fego. Assisting him were a competent staff of officers. The First Lieutenant was our accomplished first clarinetist, Vince Gentile. Second lieutenants were " Beef " Kaufman and " Nels " Richards, who headed the drum section. Bill Bamberger, a member of the Swing Band, was the Supply Sergeant. Dan Kogut, " Just " Gonnelli, " Barney " Gruver, and Dave McKenty were the other sergeants. This wealth of talent will be sorely missed. The Orchestra, too, had a favorable term. Despite his added Band duties, " Beef " Kaufman proved to be an able leader of the Orchestra. Equally deserving was Dick Frey, a capable violinist, who due to ill health had to be contented with the unique office of " Honorary Leader " and Concertmaster. Serving as Assistant Leader was Joe Marchese, another diligent violinist. We wish to extend our sincerest thanks to our instructors, Mr. Frey, Mr. Morrison, and Mr. Pfouts, for their expert instruction and patient guidance. They enabled us to enjoy and appreciate music fully. [ 43 ] publications The literary artists of the Class crowded the two publications as probably no other class has done in a long time. As Editor-in-Chief of the News, Joe Stanzione issued a bi-weekly journal with plenty of zest and color. Frank Pagano managed the paper and Joe Menichetti served os News Editor. Ralph Dermott handled one of the new features of the paper with his " Gold Star Biography " column. Darnel McGurk and Steve Urbanski supported the business side of the News as Business Manager and Assistant respectively. Joe Marchese was the Sports Editor. Fred Beise was one of the most accomplished and competent editors The Mag¬ azine has ever had. Never did an issue go by without our proficient editor ' s submitting a story of literary excellence. Dick Frey and Dan Kogut lifted many an eyebrow with their polished works as did Dan Brooks, Joe Bonaparte, and Al Bonaventura, who introduced new articles in the publication. The staffs want to thank Mr. MacGregor and Mr. Foust for their able assistance and fine work in developing the literary talents of the Class and the Print Shop staff for their wonderful cooperation. Finally, we want to thank Dr. Haskell for his time and effort which have enabled The Corinthian to reach soaring heights in our last publication. Dan Kogut headed a highly-polished staff that included Dick Frey, Joe Stanzione, Vince Brennan, and Joe Marchese. (Habrt (Corps In Battalion drill we learned discipline. This aptness to give and take orders will help us surmount many impediments on the road to success. At the head of the Battalion was Jim Richards, Cadet Major. Joseph Menichetti served on the staff as Captain-Inspector. All four of the company captains were from the graduating class. Earl Figart captained Company A, Mac McGuire headed Company B, Bob Tierney was the commander of Company C, and George Thomas captained Company D. As First Lieutenants we had Bob Waller, Steve Urbanski, Vince Brennan, and Melvin Herner from Companies A, B, C, and D respectively. Paul Richardson and Charles Ryman were Second Lieutenants, and Dick Beise was the First Sergeant from Company C. In the Color Guard were Joe Dzurenda, Gene Donovan, and Al Christensen. This group of officers represents one-third of the Class. iExmrtttu? Gtammtttw It goes without saying that the executive staff of the Class consisted of seven members who proved their competence and right to hold their respective positions. Tom McGuire, able President of the Class, carried more than his share of re¬ sponsibility with rare ability, leadership, and judgment. The truly helpful and guiding suggestions of Vice-President Vince Brennan cannot be overlooked. Joe Marchese proved his efficiency as Secretary; as Treasurer, Dick Frey was equally competent. Gene Donovan, President of the Student Council; Elmer Williams, Athletic Council member; and Jim Richards, member of the Conference Committee, were able repre¬ sentatives of the Senior-Two Class. Truly, the Class of June ' 46 has been judicious in its selection of these officers. (Unrintljian June [ 44 ] ORGAN IZ ATIONS 1946 [ 45 ] ®l|p (Coritttfrtan Sramatir (Ulub Dramatics provide perhaps the most enjoyable associations among people Such was the case during the past season. The pleasures derived from working assiduously under the direction of Mr. Andrews will long be remembered , P ™‘ Rlchardson was the first of the Class to brave the stage in the presentation ot A Christmas Carol. " This was followed by a most unusual spring play, " ' Op O ' Me Thumb, " in which Paul, Dan Kogut, and Joe Bonaparte played a trio of laundry gossips in Soho, while Dick Frey put on the robes of a monk (for two eveninqs only) in " The Lions Whelp " The 1945 Christmas production, " Scenes of the Past " brought forth Dick Beise in " Nicholas Nickleby, " Frank Wright in " Yellow Jack ' " Bob Tierney, Dan Kogut, and " Buz " Brennan in " Jean Valjean, " and Paul Richardson as M. Jourdan in " The Would-Be Gentleman. " " The Inspector General " our last presentation, starred Paul Richardson, Dan Kogut, Al Fego, and Bob Tierney. Not to go unnoticed were Forrest Deaner ' s announcing and Bill Bamberger ' s lighting effects work. The positions of President, Vice-President, and Secretary were held by Paul Richardson, Dan Kogut, and Al Fego respectively. (Elub Using our voices in the Glee Club has been an unforgettable experience. Our Sunday morning processions, weekly anthems, the Glee Club Dance, and above all, the Founder ' s Day Concert, have made our last term in the " Gleekie " a bright spot in our careers at Girard. Comprising the backbone of the Club this term were sixteen golden-voiced Seniors. Our much improved tenior section featured Dick Frey, Barney Gruver, " Just " Gonnelli, Jack Russell, Jake Dermott, and Al Fego. An equally fine baritone section included " Beef " Kaufman, Vince Brennan, Mike Hrynko, Dick Beise, and Vince Gentile. Our lustrous basses were Jim Richards, " Pip " Pipito, Jim Savage, Bob Tierney, and " Babs " Bamberger. Jim Richards did a very commendable job as President of the Club and was capably assisted by Bob Tierney and Vince Brennan. To Mr. Harry C. Banks, our director, and Miss Juliet Stacks, our amiable accompanist, we extend our sincerest thanks for their conscientious efforts and for the invaluable vocal training they have given us. We still recall the strains of " There is a Green Hill, " and Deems Taylor ' s arrangements bring back sweet remembrances. Natumal fynuir iuiripty This organization is perhaps the most distinguished in the College. The Class is proud of the men who fully met the four requisites of Service, Scholarship, Leader¬ ship, and Character, qualities necessary for membership in this Society. The officers of this select group were Vince Brennan, capable President, and Ellis Kaufman as Vice-President. Joe Menichetti served as Secretary of the Society. In our J-2 term we were happy to see Vince Brennan, Dan Kogut, and Ellis Kaufman inducted into the National Honor Society. During our S-l term, two more young men, Al Fego and Joe Menichetti, were qualified to enter the organization. In our final S-2 term, Richard E. Frey and James Richards were recognized for pos¬ sessing the same high standards, and they represented the Class very well in everything they undertook. Sty? (Enrintt|ian June [ 46 ] ORGANIZATIONS [47 j ' tyau ' eaici -? In the Commercial Department " Don ' t make no difference, boy. He don ' t have to pay, yup, yup, yup " , " We r ' ceeved y ' lettah oft ' ss ' ond ' n wish t ' . . . " C ' mon here, boys, don ' t ahrgue with me. Here are the instructions from Mr. " In the Shop " Nitwit, the semaphore is red. Want to join the 500 Club? " " Are there any ques-chuns, foolish or otherwise? " " Battery to bell, bell to button, button to the other side of the bat¬ tery. " and the Cadamawhampus went, pssst! " In the English Department " Now these snappy prep schools like. " " Now, up in the White Mountains. " You re flunking! You ' ve got to wurk to pass my cawrse. " In the Science Department " Now the next question on the docket. " " When you studied — pardon me — were EXPOSED to the lesson. " " Git on your feet theah, professah, or I ' ll put you in th ' coolah. " In the Language Department " Well, my dear boy, continuez! " " That ' s one way, but how do the French say it? " That reminds me of a story — (much boisterous laughter) In the Social Studies Department " I ' m not arguing with you, buddy, I ' m telling you. " " How would you tell it to your grandmother? " " Number papers, A 1-10 — B 1-10. " In the Mathematics Department " Get your books open, boys, we already lost one minute .... (much oratory). " " No, no, no, I don ' t think so, Paul. " " Now when I look at this problem . . . " (Soft whistle between the teeth). Music Department " It ' s that sentence on the wall. My hands are tied. " " Dem ' s the notes, now let ' s play the music. " On the Campus " ' Hoorah! ' said the little boy. " " Accuracy before speed. " " Will you substitute JUST for today? " " No one talks while I ' m talking. It ' s been a rule for twenty years. " " Behold, water still flows downhill! " Hummer: " Who me? " (Eartnttjian June [ 48 ] re,c «7 This unique forty-two acre campus has been our home for the past several years. Byron once said that without hearts there is no home. According to that philosophy, we can truly say that Girard was home to us, for the associations and friendships ' molded here will remain forever. Each building on this campus will later bring back some pleasant memory. It is for this reason that we publish this aerial view of Girard College. 1946 [ 49 ] ®br fflnrtntljiatt HOME SONG Girard to thee at eventide. We raise our hvmn of joyful pride; And sing of walls all ivy grown, Of chapel chimes ' low mystic tone. We sing of him who nobly willed, Tho ' his great heart has long been stilled. That we should have a father ' s hand To guide us as Our Father planned. May He who taught that children small To Him should come, both one and all; His blessing give that Christlike soul Whose selfless act achieved the goal. Tho ' far from thee at manhood ' s dawn. From stately hall and rolling lown; Still tireless on t ' ward thee we roam, Girard, thy name to us means home! —ARCHIBALD RALSTON fflorintljian [ 50 ] June FAREWELL SONG Henry Hanby Hay Martial a’BECKET-BANKS . Six - teen hun - dred look - ing on, !. We shall miss the dai - ly round, . Six - teen hun - dred look - ing on, Fol - low, fol We have run our mar - a - thon From child to grow - ing man. Miss the gay par - ade, and miss Class - mates most of all. Fight the game, in - crease her fame, Good - bye to old Gir - ard. Out be - yond the o On - ly love il - lumes There’s a world of worth gate Lights of prom - ise glow, years, Broth - ers, pass it on, yond, Sol - diers must not lag, You, who cheer’d us when we Light the torch and spread the Where good for - tune waits for Refrain Quiet and tenderly Fare-well! Fare-well! Dear tem-ple on the hill; We’ll not for - get you Till our hearts be still. Melody in Bass.


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