Menard Memorial High School - Menardian Yearbook (Alexandria, LA)

 - Class of 1946

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Page 9 text:

TXT ll-.5 l To the new Shepherd of the Diocese of Alexandria, whose great faith in Youth calls forth his florid hopes in its future and generates his paternal and affectionate apostolate for its betterment, in whose great heart Menard- ians realize they have a special place, we pledge our cooperation and allegiance, we offer prayerful wishes of God's blessing, and we lovingly dedicate this volume of Tl-lE MENARDIAN Most Reverend Charles Pascal Greco, D. D. s ffl' .i 4 fin! , y ,. x 1 1' K1 sz 'Blah .ig ' ' ' ' 0 ' v Elf: X

Page 8 text:

FOREXVCORD 0 Since the last volume ot THE MENARDIAN, the bloodiest and most devas- tating conflict ever to harass this poor world ot ours has come to an end. Through God's help and the generous cooperation ot every American, VICTORY has crowned our arms and those ot our Allues Menardvans are proud to feel sincerely that they too helped toward that end lt us the untentlon to demonstrate by means of th s luttle volume Loursnana s nm portant contrubutnons to VICTORY Gods gurdnng hand alone vvull assure peace on earth by callrng 'forth the good wlll of men Hence from the heart of every Menarduan wells this prayer Our Country whose story the angels record Farr dawn of that glonous day ot the Lord When men shall be brothers and love luke the sun lllumnne the earth tall the natnons are one We haul thee we crown thee To east and to west God keep thee the purest the noblest the best Whule all thy domoan with a people l-le tlls As tree as thy wunds and as trrm os thy hulls' Edna Dean Proctor Parting we the graduates of l946 breathe the wt h that such be the world into whlch we enter and that such we help to malntann It OYK 1 sr 'rl I I rm ij , , , . lr . . 5 . . . , , I ' I T , , . . , ' 1 11 I 1 1 ' ' l l 1 1 1 . . . ,, I I I S , I , V . 'Polk .gp I K ,Q 4. .x -3- fn - ,- Q by x-111' .kv Kgy Vs, s. W rx- lv, , . Q ll'lV VP M 1 1 . ' ,I 4' f IG. r. -55xr1:g4i, QQ. I' 'Q 41,5 T 311 J -.E v s.. .""u-.-.-"'



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OUR COVER Our cover desIgn well portrays the theme of the l946 Volume of THE MENARDIAN LouIsIana s contrIbutIons to VICTOFV OutlIned In the Menard school colors Kelly Green and WhIte IS the map of LouIsIana upon whIch are IndIcated the most Important cItIes whIle AIexandrIa IS the only one named Upon the locatIon of the heart Clfy wIngs spread In readIness of flIght for attack or defense we see a bold Eagle proud symbol of AmerIca and of Menard lts claws are Imbedded In VICTOFY as If to hold It fast As It prepares to soar aloft to carry VICTOTY over the world It grasps the letters C and T representatnve of ChrIstIan TeachIngs whIch are Imparted at Menard and many schools lIke It and whIch alone can assure us of lastIng VIctory ln the rIght upper corner are three medallIons One IS a coat of arms In whIch are Included symbols of LouIsIana s hIstory Spanlsh towers and French royal fleur de lss the LouIsIana State seal and motto the Confed erate and AmerIcan flags all surmounted by the helmet IndIcatIve of Southern chIvalry To the left of thIs escutcheon IS a representation of the natural beautIes of our state and of the bIrd studIes of the Immortal Jean Jacques Audubon Below the hIstorIcol symbol we see portrayed LouIsIana s most legendary fIgure .lean LafItte as If he were a fantastIc cloud enshroud Ing authentIc fact For Indeed of hIs story who knows what IS fact and what IS fIctIonP Yet he IS remInIscent of New Orleans AmerIca s most In terestIng cIty whose legend would lose ITS romantlc attractIon If supplanted by cold hIstorIcal data Along the left cornlce are four other medallIons representIng LOUISI ana s IndustrIal contrIbutIons In the order of theIr hIstorIcol appearance In the state KIng Cotton once the sole support of the South IS stIll most Important product one that vItally aIded our VIctory Cane sugar productIon In the UnIted States IS practIcaIly confIned to LouIsIana where ITS Importance IS paramount lts many by products have made of It a val Iant weapon for VICTOVY The Black Gold of Petroleum of whIch LouIsIana possesses untold amounts was really the currency wIth whIch we procured our VICTOFY A younger but no less vItal Industry IS that of Cattle raIsIng IH all lfS varled aspects In whIch LouIsIana dId IfS part durIng the hostIlItIes and wIll CONTINUE to do ITS part durIng tIme of peace Thus our Cover Includes ImplIcItly or expIIcItly the major contrIbu TIOHS of LouIsIana to VICTOTY of whIch we should all feel rIghtfully proud and whIch may be summed up In the followIng tntles LOYALTY MANPOWER KNOWLEDGE COTTON SUGAR PETROLEUM BEEF MINOR PRODUCTS I . 1 1 1 I . ,, . ,I, . . . - 1 1 I 1 11 11 11 11 - - ' - - - 1 1 , - I I - . . . . , 1 , ' ' 1 1 . , ' 1 1 . , , Cl , . ' 1 1 ' 1 1 1 I - 1 1 -

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