Millersville University - Touchstone Yearbook (Millersville, PA)

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 _THE 1948 PUBLISHED BY THE SENIDB ELASS  TOUCHSTONE STATE lEACHERS COLLEGE M I L L E H S V LLE P E N N S Y LVA N I AWE REFLECT HIS EFFDRTS The transition from high school to college is never an easy one to make, and. even after this difficult phase is over, there are many other problems to be met. Consequently, we cannot express our appreciation in words to the person whose guidance has helped us make a success of our college years. Dr. Dutcher, Dean of the Social Studies Department, is that person to whom v e owe so much. None of us shall forget his thought-provoking classes made lively Bby his own inimitable sense of humor. As class dean and yearbook advisor, teacher and friend, he has allied himself with each senior. So it is to Dr. Dutcher we dedicate this book. r' hrst state normal I agAi nur «LfeaE”«MSj hoi ] eioScc Institute was rCl J HL i85 Made the first State Normal, 1859. A State Teachers Colleqe since 1927. 1 Hi REFLECTIONS ADMINISTRATIONTHEY DIRECT DUR AMBITIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1948: As possessors of a college diploma and a certificate entitling you to teach in the public schools, you stand on the threshold of a great profession. The period of formal preparation is ended, the period of service is about to begin. May we at Millersville, your friends, your teachers, your well-wishers, venture the hope that you carry mtc your professional life, not only stocks of information and disciplined intellects, but what is far more important, a deep and abiding faith in the significance of the moral and spiritual influence which you can and should wield in fashioning men of character for a better tomorrow. 1 know of nothing finer to wish for you than that you may be truly great teachers. Sincerely D. L. BIEMESDERFER INTD PROPER CHANNELS MR. SANDERS P. McCOMSEY Doan oi Instruction MR. HARRY C. SYMONS College bursar and agent oi the Dopartmont oi Revonuo MR. SAMUEL B. STAYER Diroctor oi student leaching and n chatqe oi teacher placementLENDING THEIR KNOWLEDGE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT Seated: Miss Robokah Schaeffer. Dr. Mary Bright-blll. Mis Esthor E. Lenhardt. Mist Ruby F. Boggs, Miss Marion Sponcor. and Miss Emily Snyder. Standing: Dr. Lynwood S. Lingonloltor. Mr. Louis lennlngs. Mr. Robert Duffy. Mr. Theodore Rupp, and Mr. Sandors P. McComsey LIBRARIANS Left to right: Miss Jennie Mandrlllo. Mrs. Jane Gray Smith. Miss Helen A. Gansor. Miss Coral E. MolsonAND EXPERIENCE INDUSTRIAL ARTS DEPARTMENT Left to right: Dr. Burl N. Osburn. Mr. Henry J. KauHman. Mr. Paul W. Esholman. Mr. John B. Shonk. Mr. Clifford L. Yard PSYCHOLOGY AND EDUCATION Loft to right: Dr. Clydo S. Stino. Dr. Mark E. Stine. Mr. Raymond S. Hovls, Dr. Wilmer C. Berg SOCIAL STUDIES DEPARTMENT Left to right: Dr. C. Maxwell Myers. Miss Ethel Jane Powell. Dr. Doan Dutchor. Dr. Virginia Beck, and Mr. William H. DuncanTHAT WE MAY MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT Loll to right: Dr. Leo E. Boyer, Mr. Georgo R. Anderson, and Miss Elizabeth R. Gross. ART AND MUSIC DEPARTMENT Lolt to right: Mr. Josof C. Krasloy. Miss Margaret Swift. Mr. Moltzor R. Porter, and Miss Dorothy T. Hughes. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Soatcd. left to right: Miss Xathorine E. Griffith, Mr. John A. Pucillo. Miss Mary E. Dixon. Standing loft to right: Mr. Richard Bishop. Mr. John A. Fischer, Mr. Theodore H. Rupp.APPLY IT FURTHER TECHNICIANS Soatod. loll to right: Mrs. Dorothy Starr, Miss Mathilda B. Davis, and Mrs. M. Ida Gray. Standing: Miss Elda McKee and Mrs. Mabol Kadol BUSINESS STAFF Loit to right: Anna Mao Kondig. Francos K. Lutz, Mr. John Zercher. Mrs. John Wenglasz, and Mrs. Ruth Kilburn SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Seated, loit to right: Mr. lames E. Koken. Dr. Arthur Gerhart. Mr. G. Frederick Beckmyer. Standing, loit to right: Mr. Goorgo Lotiingwoll, Mr. William Caulwell, Mr. Harry BasslerINDUSTRIAL ARTS BUILDING Where creative hands produce a blending of fine and practical artsf REFLECTIONS CLASSESTHE REVIEWING CLEVER HEADS Gradually the lake becomes still and we gaze at the reflection of our four years at Millersville. First picture—sweet, innocent little cherubs fresh from Mother's apron strings. And then . . . ah, ha! Like lambs led to the slaughter, we were oriented by those individuals who inhabit ethereal realms—upperclassmen. Oh, the degrading atrocities we were forced into! Carrying an umbrella when the sun was shining wasn't nearly so bad as wearing our clothing backwards and having make-up on only half our faces. Eating square meals and wearing toast on our ears lowered us to prisoner of war ranks. And that eternal regalia! But eventually the great white gods became appeased by our puppy-dog air and declared that we could again join the human race. All of this, plus the bewilderment of the Page and Normal rush, left us in a whirl. Dr. Dutcher and Mrs. Councilman, after serious consideration decided that, with the help of the Almighty, they would attempt to advise and direct us in the paths of knowledge for four years. Perhaps they've repented since then, but "what's done cannot be undone." At any rate, we're thankful for their unwavering kindness. A semblance of order was obtained with the election of our officers: Edward Donohue, President; Betty Edwards, Vice President; Mary T. Goldbach, Treasurer; and Mary Herr, Secretary. We began to feel more like a class, and a college class at that! But before the year was over, we had experienced for the first time, the joys of final exams.STAND . . The Sophomore year, under the guiding light of our president, Ann Foster, and her cabinet consisting of June Anderson, Gloria Vassil, and Betty Geisler, could be called our renaissance. We not only had college classes to bewilder us, but also that delight of delights—playground! Playground is that process by which you swallow one-half a lunch, plus one gulp of H-O and speed busily across campus to v atch little children at play. Under the keen observation of Mr. Beck-myer, we helped beautify the campus by adding one more tree. As is the tradition, we planted presents with it, not to be unearthed until seven long years elapse. On the social side of life, there was our February party, "Cupid's Tailspin," a direct result of the return of the male animal to the campus. It was highly successful. Remember the balloons and music—and the refreshments. As Sophomores, and upperclassmen, we had the privilege of having pretty and popular Betty Geisler and Ann Foster selected as Varsity Sweethearts. Our pilgrimage continued into our Junior year, with Walt Reese at the helm, assisted by John Holzinger, Gloria Vassil, and Anne Bossier. This was the year we became upperclassmen—at last—but we soon came down from our rosy cloud. Work, work and more work. We all went "unit crazy" from a course entitled "Curriculum Materials." Also, there was the little matter of observations to be made, written, and duly handed in. lies, big dances, Rat Races—a campus crov ded with people. We sponsored two dances ourselves—the Leaf Shuffle and our traditional Junior Prom. The year was over before we knew it! And then it happened! Almost with reluctance, we crossed the threshold of our Senior year. We trusted the leadership of out class to Elmer Hemburger and the publication of the yearbook to Babs Angle. June Anderson became Vice President, Romaine Boyer, Secretary, and John Holzinger our Treasurer. For the first time we came smack up against all the responsibilities of teaching. Were we nervous? You bet. But, our years of work were not in vain, for we emerged masters of the situation and enjoyed it! Appropriately we chose "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay" as our "play of the year.” Thanks to Miss Lenhardt and the true-to-life Foster-Angle duet, it was a big success. The days went by so swiftly. All the last minute things to do and with it all, the ever-present "Wonder where we'll be this time next year?" Announcements, caps and gowns, our very last finals—and then the Senior Prom, biggest dance of the year. Finally graduation—a thrill we'll never forget. The dignity of the procession, the reality of our leaving the campus, and all our memories of friends and fun rush back. The lake remains mirror-smooth, the reflections of the past, sharp, but the reflections of the future still hidden in its depths. But college life also began to live up to all our expectations—football and pep ral-ALTA ACHESON Secondary Arrives bright eyed and cheerful from Quarryvlllo each morning . . . Ready and willing to give anyone a lift in her sleek new Studobaker . . . Formor member of the Class of '49 who acceloratod . . . Unlimited talents as a decorator shown by Delta Phi Eta affairs . . . Math and Science wizard who, to our amazomont, found time to attend bu3inoss school on the side . . . Hopes to get a Masters in math before too long . . . Loves ice cream, and is ALWAYS eating . . . Pleasing smile . . . Whips up very artistic an'nouncomonts and posters. JUNE ANDERSON Elomontary A bundle of vitality from Lancaster. Junie Margaret can always be heard above the rest when tho day studonts got together . . . Well-known for her talent as a whisllor. and hor ability to spread cheer and sunshine ... A friondly "Hi-yah" for everyone . . . Future ownor of Anderson's Raisen Farm—, June kept hor friends on a dlot of them for the last four years . . . Famous for the "still-lifes" sho painted in Miss Swift's art classes . . Hor numerous activities place June in "Who's Who in American Colleges". BARBARA J. ANGLE Library Science Our yearbook editor who successfully woathorod many a literary storm . . . Burnished auburn hair, warm, brown eyes, gay laughter . . . Aglow with enthusiasm—enorgy personified in a whirlwind of activity . . . Swimming her greatest delight, a certified instructress ... A born mimic who reads and tells engrossing stories . . . Sense of humor verging on the "punny" . . . The naive Emily of "Our Hoarts" . . . Loves cherry pie and ''Hill's hamburgers" . . . Bobs and Ann . . . Responsive and sympathetic listener . . . Interests varied and intense: horses, stars, baseball. "Good music and good books" ... Attained a well-earned place in Who's Who. KENNETH BACHMAN Industrial Arts Proudest Papa on the campus—"She looks Just like her old man" . . . Never in too much of a hurry to stop and talk . . . Short and stocky with a quizzical grin . . . Likeable . . . Used to commute from Manheim . . . Anxious to settle down as a family man with Ruth and Sue Anne . . . Distinctive dancer, smooth and groovy . . . Neat dresser . . . Sneaks in an occasional big, black cigar . . . Once an Army Man . . . Caught up with us via tho accelerated course.ANNE BASSLER Secondary Tall, hazel eyed Anr.e. the Day StudGnl President . . . Conscientious workor and very able orqanizor . . . Meticulous about hor Day Room . . . Managed to teach science, math and English in the T.S. along with her extracurricular work . . . Choir member . . . Sews beautifully with a consequent extensive wardrobe . . . Delta Phi Eta secretary . . . Attended summer school at F and M . . . Summertime play ground supervisor . . . New York and Ocean City with the gang . . . Seloctod for Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. C. DANIEL BIEMESDERFER Secondary Known to all as "Danny" . . . Boyish grin, especially when driving his Dad's new Oldsmobile . . . Dependable as the Rock of Gibraltar . . . Dry senso of humor . . . Says ho's bashful but loves his mother's freshmen teas . . . Preoccupied with the fine points of English grammar . . . Sincerely loves music . . . His console record player and A to Z collection are the envy of everyone on campus . . . Golfer with the striving ambition to drive a hole in onel . . . Strictly a Yankee fan . . Conscientious teacher . . . Selected to appear in Who's Who. ROBERT W. BIEMESDERFER Secondary Bob is tall and rangy with a lazy grin . . . Ono ol tho married sot . . . Dotes on daughtor "Bobbie" . . . Revels in Joys of country life after tho rigors of the army . . . Spends leisure timo reading omnivorously . . . Basoball fan, can always supply a nine inning play-by-play description . . . Minored in coffee-shopping . . . Proud owner of a now Chevvie . . . Enthusiastic about sports.—golf, basketball and pin-ball . . . Collection of Jazz records. THELMA KEENY BITZER Elementary Brown-haired, keen-eyed Yorkite . . . On tho lookout for a good time or a good argument . . . Flawless British accent added greatly to tho Senior play . . . An answer for every question and a solution for evory problem . . . Became Mrs. Bitzcr last May . . . Favorite topic—Roy . . . Careful student but not to tho detrement of her social life . . . Kept tho kindergarten in line . . . Member of Dorm Welfare Committee for two years . . . Always prosont when a dorm party (with food) is given. ELMER W. BODIE Secondary Dignified appearance on campus . . . Always persevering and methodical in his ways ... An amiablo follow with a lriendly personality . . . Hoadod the Bossier Geographical Society . . . Interested in outdoor life, especially in Perry County where ho spent a lotsuroly vacation with his wife . . . Elmer served in the army as a medical non-com . . . Known as the "Lamplighter" In the dormitory . . . Tho official time-piece for the second floor . . . Enrollod at M.S.T.C. before the war. FREDERICK C. BOMBERGER Industrial Arts "Fritz" . . . Judging by his determined stride, he's a man who's going places . . . Lebanon resident . . . Wants a Crosley Just his siz© . . ..Picnics, but no roller-coasters pleasel ... Program chairman for F.T.A. . . . One year at tho University of North Carolina ... A paper route in Lancaster and also works ir: the Men's canteen . . . Trips to Shenandoah . . . Peppy ... A boxer . . . Dances, especially to fast numbers, but can't stand classical music . . . His hobbies are different—oating and stooping! NANCY BOOK Library Science This little "Book" may be found in tho library . . . Doll-ltko with a tip-tiltod nose . . . Quite the artist—ask her ninth grade girls art class . . . Takes her teaching soriously . . . Four-year commutor from Lancaster . . . Talkative with a tendency to giggle . . . Lee and Nancy—regulars at the Corner Coffoe Shoppo for lunch . . . Constantly surpnsod oxprossion ... Keeps her little brother and sister in line . . . Likes to go places and do things . . . Part time sales lady. ROY E. BOWER Industrial Arts Roservod Roy has an easy-going grin . . . Boasts of his family, tho Missus and his five year old son . . . Comes from Nescopeck . . . Can attribute his liking for motal shop to thro© yoars oxporionco in machlno shops for tho U. S. Navy . . . Varsity Clubber . . . Played baseball for M.S.T.C. . . . Not only enjoys hunting but got tho door ho was hunting for . . . Koops active in Naval Reserve . . . Has his eye on coaching baseball and basketball . . . Serious, deliberate manner.ROMAINE BOYER Secondary Energetic ... A veritable streak of rod as she dashes by on innumerable extracurricular activities . . . Koops in trim by dally walks to the campus . . . Effervescent—friendly and cheerful attitudo . . . Acceloratod, yot was able to teach both semesters . . . Digs in to make Delta Phi Eta a success . . . Ambitious science and math major . . . Spent part of the summer soaking up sunshine at the shore with tho gang . . . Romaino will appear in tho 1948 edition of Who's Who In American Colleges and Universities. MERL W. BRIGHTBILl Secondary Mcrl. a nativo of Jonestown, Lebanon County, is tho campus politician . . . Originally of tho clcss of '43. camo back to college after sorving with tho U. S. Army Air Forcos . . . Active in Citamard . . . The ship's purser of tho Senior play ... An ardent Normalite . . . Has a phobia for alarm clocks—completely ignores them . . . Can usually bo found at the Coffoo Shoppe or the eighth grade English classes . . . Has kept an oyo on his younger brother . . . Versatility his greatest assot . . . Honestly thinks his hair is gotting a little thicker. HELEN BURKE Library Science Hockey schedule coordinator and Miss Griffith's right hand man . . . Speak no unkind word of tho coal regions—particularly Hazleton! . . . Irish blue eyes and black hair . . . "Burkio" is renowned for constitution revising ability, as shown by Newman. Math, Library Science and Varsity Clubs . . . Lovel-headed mathematician . . . Ability to organize shown as progressive president of tho Library Scionco Club . . . Ardent defender of students' rights . . . Loador of dorm gab sessions, never too busy to stop and talk. GEORGE L. CALEY Secondary Our Poot Laureato . . . National Pootry Award . . . Formor Army cook . . . De licious ham dinners . . . Authority on Germany and England . . . Hail follow well met . . . Swash-buckling Otis of the Senior Play . . . Devotion to Miss Spencor . . . Forceful expression of his opinions . . . Prefaces remarks by "Well, I'll tell you" . . . Entors wholeheartedly into social activities on campus . . . Hand-paintod ties .... Big gun in Citamard and Choir . . . Can hum thomos from tho Messiah on request . . . Civic-minded Columbian ... A knowing smile ... Dr. Dutcher's sparring partner . . . "Front Page Farrell'’ of tho Snapper.LEWIS J. CAPALDI Industrial Arts "Lou" . . . Outstanding sports-writer and commentator on campus . . . Famod for his "... and they were hit by a host of Millorsvillo tacklers" . . . Little chiof of Newman Club . . . Pottstown booster and chief means of transportation from here to there ... A lucky car-owner . . . Snapper and Touchstone sports writer . . . Edward G. Robinson Impersonator . . . Designs floor plans for houses and is working on one of his own . . . Interested in engineering . . . "Joe Collego" hats and pipos. VERA CLEAVES Industrial Arts Our Bostonian complete with accent . . . Tall, slender, with a pert nose . . . Known for originality and hard work ... A philosopher in her own right and an addict of "long-hair" music—Wagner preferred . . . Lovo's cars, called hor own jalopy “Daisy" . . . Sticks by her guns in Dorm Welfare meetings . . . “First Lady" of the Industrial Arts Department . . . Doos beautiful coramics and sheet metal work . . . Former W.A.C. . . . Firm believer in, and good oxamplo of, womens place in Industrial Arts . . . Earned recognition in Who's Who. WILLIAM R. CLEMENS Secondary “Clom". a votoran of the Atr Corps and Ground Forcos. sorvod sixteen months in the China-Burma-India theatre . . . Member of the newly formed Bossier Geographic Society . . . Many and varied interests include horseback riding, ping pong, and ice skating . . . Spends almost evory weokond in Philadelphia . . . Very thoughtful ... A playful, bantering wit . . . Good dancer . . . Jim Lutz's pal . . . His pot subject and avocation—the virtues and weaknesses of the fair sex! PAUL CRAWLEY Industrial Arts Devilish, mischievous grin . . . Married to an M.S.T.C. grad ... A true genius with plastics . . . Tondorly chorished "Abigail"—his Modol A Ford . . . Pet aversion? Certainly—people who tell him the next day what he said in his sleep tho night bcforo . . . Advocates hot Italian foods for real oating pleasure . . . Really enjoyed teaching—his success with his pupils will demonstrate that . . . Biggest plan for tho future is tho building in largo scale of his modol house.JOHN CROWTHER Industrial Arts “An old-married man" . . . Pago President who spread propaganda via the the loud speaker system . . . Tall with a slow, oasy amble . . . "Beloved" by tho Iroshmon because ol his Orientation work ... A restless look—greener pastures in view . . . Math as a sidelino . . . Covors ground on the dance floor . . . Appealing grin ... A Christmas time postman . . . The Coffee Shoppe . . . Hard playing football man and momber ol the Varsity Club . . . lack's an easy-going, good follow. RICHARD DIETERLE Industrial Arts ROBERT DORN Industrial Arts Bob kcops people "watching the birdie" . . . Frefers petite brunettes . . . Excellent impersonator of Dean Stine . . . Competent chairman of the Rat Race Committee . . . Favorite topic of conversation—"the rough part of Philadelphia" . . . Seafood gourmet . . . Earnod a reputation as "The Lantern Man" on the fourth floor . . . Does vory good work in drawing . . . Slicked back hair . . . Catchy comebacks keep people on thoir toes . . . Chief sourco of deviltry in the dorm . . . Signs on his door . . . Dapper appearance. Sandy-haired Casanova . . . Devo loped his bicops as the confused, trunk-lugging portor of the senior play . . . Roguish grin . . . Solemn-faced faculty impersonator . . . Ex-Navy man. graduate of Stevens Trade . . . Jaunty air . . . Perturbod Seventh grade English teacher . . . Goes around with "Little" women . . . Industrial arts man famous for his duckboat . . . Amazing reserve of enorgy—pep, vim and vigor personifiod . . . Corny but very funny sense of humor . . . Enthusiastic about his collection of coins and prints. ELMIRA ECKERT Elementary Popular, peppy, and partial to hockoy . . . "EUle” has been a valuable plcyor threo years, serving as co-captain in her Junior and sonior years . . . Her second graders make an eager audience oven during the practice games on the hockoy field . . . Correlates social studies with her social life . . . Often seen at Rat Race and the Coffee Shoppe . . . Looked lovely waltzing in the Queen s Court on May Day . . . Ellio is also active in Varsity Club. Primary Club, and intra-mural sports.RICHARD B. ENGARD Industrial Art Tall, suave Dick . . . Ponotrating. cynical humor . . . Certified swimming instructor . . . Marriod and the proud papa of two daughters—both potontial mermaids . . Fills the double bill—original, obliging and exacting set designer fer all theatrical productions and an actor, tool ... An old smoothio on the danco floor . . . Fcithful attendoo of Rat Raco . . . Nonchalant . . . Staunch Normaikto . . . Dashing Drum Major . . . Seven league boots-stride . . . Clever decorator for the big dcnces on campus . . . National Guardsman. ALECK ERDOSY Industrial Arts Quiet, unassuming manner . . . Returned to complete his education . . . Slow, oasy-going smile . . . Tall and good-looking . . . Has an enviable reputa-lion lor punctuality ... A marriod man with a new baby . . . Avid sports onthusiast . . . Keeps trying for those froe gamos on the pinball machine . . . An outdoor man. Alock's favorite recroations aro skating, and swimming . . . Smooth dancor . . . Has a dry sonso of humor . . . Usually soon with Troxoll . . . Pops in and out of Johnnie's Coffee Shoppo frequently. RICHARD T. FISHER Industrial Arts Entered tho portals of Millcrsvillo in '42. one year later ontcrod tho portholes of the U. S. Navy as a deck officer on board a dostroyer ... A Jaunty air of authority . . . Ready, willing, and ablo . . . Tough time with the women . . . Always prepared with an answering quip . . . Adoros his little nieco . . . Vigorous participant of tho paddling ceremonios of Phi Sig . . . Majored in bush-ology . . . Jazz addict . Baseball fan . . . Smooth dancer at the Rat Rcces . . . Tho other end of tho reindeer in the X mas program. HELEN FLINCHBAUGH Elementary Photogenic blondo subjoct of "A Day at Mlllorsvillo" . . . Corner on Girls' Vcrsity Hockey team . . . Able contributor to those day student gab sessions . . . In and out of Lancaster in her green Ford . . . One of our May Court lovelies . . . Onion peeler for Girls' Varsity Club . . . Attractive bangs . . . Flair for clothes—modeled in campus fashion shows . . . Efficient president of Primary Club . . . Vital interest in spcrls and sportsman . . . Takes an active par' in class affairs . Always ready with holpful suggestions.ANNA L. FOSTER Library Sclonco Ann . . . Magnetic personality . . . Popular Varsity Sweetheart who became tho intonse Cornelia of "Our Hearts” . . . Laughing oyes and crinkly smile . . . Junior English Award recognition of literary talents . . . Soph class president and capablo Delta Phi Eta head . . . Wears a beautiful diamond . . . Meticulous personal grooming . . . Touchstone oditor's right hand man . . . Widely road—extensive vocabulary . . . Phonomenal memory for musical themes . . . Fasclnatod by monkeys . . . Sleeps undor ANY conditions . . . Smooth dancer . . . Crab cake connoisseur . . . Argyles . . . Gift for snappy ropartoc ... A gracious and sincore iriond . . . Deserved recognition in Who's Who. MABEL SHORT GARNER Elementary Mabel Joined our ranks .with the name "Short" but had it altorod "shortly” when Mr. Garnor made his dramatic entrance . . . Extromoly fond ol her children in tho Training School, but signs of irritation do occur when they "color balls blue” ... A definito love for cheese on crackers—say about 12:10 A.M.? ... An excellent sports participant . . . Never a dull moment whon Mabel invades the room . . . Spaghetti and meat balls are the height of her culinary arts . . . Possesses great talent and understanding for teaching. BETTY GE1SLER Elementary ”Gi22lofriondly, gracious Varsity Swoolhoart . . . Ping-pong addict . . . Tho girl with tho smile and pleasant word for everyone . . . Poppy cheerleader . . . One of Mr. Porter s swoetost sopranos . . . Loved teaching her third gradors . . . Dramatic ability mado hor a valuable member of Citamard . . . Looks forward anxiously to thoso too brief weekends . . . Has a weakness for chocolate marshmallow ico cream and choesoburgers . . . Authority on football??? . . . Enjoys summer playground Job . . . Devotes sparo lime to Girls' Club work in Lancaster. MARY T. GOLDBACH Elementary A hum of industry characterizes our busy "Tee" . . . Fairly bubblos over with personality, friendliness and charm . . Our Bustnoss Manager who claims to bo 'numbor nuts” . . . Blue-groon oyos fringed with dark, curly lashes . . . Things just can't be dull whon sho s oroundl . . . Versatile . . . Try to hurry "Too" through a meal. I dare youl . . . Loyal supporter of the New-man Club . . . Never at a loss for a quick, witty retort . . . Mischievous stroak . . . Gave her all to make tho Touchstono a succoss . . . Included in the '48 odition of Who's Who.ARTHUR GOLDEN Secondary Willy and pungonl philosopher . . . Attondod Millorsvlllo Ion years ago— ihon experimented in iho business world . . . Has a warm spot in his hoarl lor Italy as a rosull ol his oxporloncos in iho army . . . Avid collector ol anliques and regular attendant of local antiquo sales . . . Day studont from Lancaster . . . Nimble dancer . . . Assistant director and sound oHoclor lor the Sonior play . . . Particularly enjoys good music . . . Art. Tritch. and Mark-ley keep Dr. Dutchor's and Miss Sponcer's classes in merry disordor . . . Ambition—a masters in education and social sorvico work. PAUL E. GRAVELL Industrial Arts "Gravel Gertio" . . . Crooked grin . . . Math minor . . . Member of Phi Sigma Pi and Iota Lambda Sigma . . . Tooted his sax for three years in our band . . . Talks and talks about his homo town. West Pittston. both in and out of class . . . Took life saving and instructor's course in swimming . . . TALKative . . . Sparked tho antics of the kitchon crew . . . Necessitates artificial respiration to wake him up. except if there's a fishing trip in the offing . . . Favorite occupation and preoccupation—eating . . . Plans to marry a homotown girl. MARY ALICE GRUBB Secondary Here is tho lass with the twinklo In her eyes . . . Has hor business dally in Ye Olde Coffee Shoppo ... A yen for cheosoburgors and chocolato shakes ... Is constantly surprising the teachors with sharp commonts while apparently rosorved . . . Has yet to master tjio art of singing in tune or even near the key ... Is kept quit© busy with working, studying, and suitors . . . Shared in the escapades of the dorm for throe years before living in the village. FORREST GUTH Industrial Arts Forrest is a gentleman who prefers pockot-sizo blondes . . . The man with the pipe . . . Interesting sidelight to college work, his shrewd bargains In cars and motorcyclos . . . Ingratiating mannor . . . Senior baskolball manager . . . Varsity Club member . . . Spoaks in a low and confidential tono . . . Sam calls him "Grandmum" . . . One of the clovor organizers of tho raid on Albright —ho didn't get caughtl . . . Playod varsity baseball—softball during the summer . . . Donates his sorvicos to two fraternitios. Iota and Phi Sig.ROBERT C. HARNISH Secondary Unsoon personality bohind the microphono . . . Porfoct radio announcer's voice . . . Emceed for Phi Sig's X-mas program . . . Keeps ’em in stitches with his romarkable imitative ability . . . The executive typo ... In Alaska—Naval Air Corps . . . Reconstructs local football gamos—"A box of Wilbur-Suchard chocolato bars for that boyl" . . . Follows the bang-tails . . . Bugs Bunny fan . . . Acquired an Olds this year . . •. Lisconsod commorcial airlines pilot . . . Witty conversationalist over a cup of coffee . . . Enjoys swimming . . . Prominent figure on campus . . . Eligible bachelor . . . Plans to return to radio. RUTH HARNISH Elementary "Ruthie"—a likeable dance partnor . . . Often seen with "Lil Abner" . . . Day Student livo-wiro . . .A contortionist, no less! . . . Witty . . . Gracoful waltzer in the May Day Court . . . The Arrow (Cupid’s?) found Ruthie a beau . . . Likos jowelry but loarnod that bangle bracelets and geography don’t mix . . . Tennis enthusiast . . . Excellent (?) bowler . . . Bolieve it or not. she designs and makes her own attractive wardrobe . . . Well-rounded personality . . . Successful dance and game organizer for our class. DORIS HEFFNER Secondary All-around and ablo sportswoman . . . Direct blue eyes, open and abovo-board manner . . . Chief source of deviltry in the dormitory—authority on pie-beds. upside-down drawers, and icy showers . . . Accelerated student who found time to play varsity hockey and basketball with all her might and main . . . Mrs. Breneman and geography her ’True loves”! . . . Boundless school spirit . . . Leador in all pop rallies . . . Famous first and last words, "When do we eat?” . . . Inspired initiator of trembling Varsity Club pledges . . . Responsible Touchstone typist . . . Ready for anything, work or play. JAMES C. HELM Industrial Arts His buddies call him "Virgie” . . . Mr. Porter’s man Friday (and Thursday) in the tenor section of tho choir . . . Dry.-punny sense of humor . . . Roally a dependable and loyal class member ... A cowboy in a car . . . Pipe smoker and cigar chewer . . . Affable—good company . . . Tennis—his favorite sport . . . Driving forco in the Mon Day Students' famous "smokers" . . . Irrepressible song-bird of the C.T.C. Lancaster to Miliorsvillo route . . . Likes ’’tardy coffee" . . . Taught at both East Junior and West Junior High Schools in Lancaster. LELMER HEMBERGER Industrial Arts Popular class president who graduated in January . . . Friondly smile . . . Good Judgmont . . . Kept the dorm tn lino as its president and assistant dean . . . Tall, clean cut, a good dancer . . . Contented with Mary and marriage . . . College yoars lengthened by service in tho Coast Guard . . . Pipe 3moker . . . Vice-President of Normal . . . Hands characteristically thrust into his pockets . . . Secured a good teaching position in Coatosville . . . Active in all campus affairs . . , Chosen to appear in Who's Who. IRA HENLY Industrial Arts Former Navy man promoted to rank of Admiral for the senior play . . . Moro appropriately turned out to be loador of the ship's band . . . Sleepy-eyed . . . Another illustration of tho fact that Millersville Is the college for tho Henlys . . . Played his trombone in tho band . . . Ira’s slow drawl and easy amble . . . "Butch" Richardson’s buddy . . . Likes and dofonds hillbilly music . . . College career interrupted by service with tho USN . . . Plays poker with avengeanco . . . Very official timekeeper at tho wrestling matches. MARY HERR Elementary Vivacious and doll-like, Mary has endeared herself to her fellow-classmates . . . As a Freshman, became Secretary of tho Class of ’48 . . . For three yoars she served ’smiles" at Hill's ... A delightful combination of beauty and brains. Mary hold a place of honor for two years in the May Court, as well as in Delta Phi Eta . . . Diminutive . . . She’s engaged, too! . . . Piquant charm, twinkly smile . . . Does everything for the "lovo of Pete". PHYLLIS HERR Secondary A tiny miss with luminescent brown eyos . . . Accelerated to bocome an August graduate . . . Hurries through the Day Room looking very preoccupied, perhaps by tomorrow's French translation . . . Listons a great deal but says little . . . Always neat as a pin . . . Thinks slacks idoal for lounging . . . Pitched in whole-heartodly for Delta Phi Eta affairs . . . Aversion for Henry Aldrich but wild about murdor mysteries and dogs, especially Scotties . . . Lancaster resident . . . Noted for being very absorbed in anything sho does.DOROTHY HILLEGASS Library Science "Dottio''—ono oi Iho Ion smuggling library sludonls . . . Rogular chirpor in the choir . . . Notod for crack-of-dawn arrivals at Ihe Day Room—7:30 A.M.l . . . Halls from loola . . . Still raving ovor wook spent at Ocoan City with Anno. Romaine. and Mol . . . Had an unforgottablo time seeing Brigadoon in New York City with tho same gang this Christmas . . . Taught Latin and civics to the ninth grado in tho Training School . . . Autograph hound . . . Enthusiastic attendant of concerts in Lancaster. JOHN HOLZINGER Industrial Arts Johnny and Edio, proud possessors of an apartment in Lancaster . . . White shirt and “sharp" bow ties . . . The bewildorod Dick of our Senior play . . . Little-bcy smile . . . Trustworthy class treasurer for first semostor ... A January graduato . . . Wide-eyed yet curiously sleepy expression . . . Self taught boogie-woogie pianist, who composes his own “hot licks" . . . Whimsical . Tuck s buddy . . . Sees and comments on the funny sldo of life . . . Likes to cut a mean rug with his wife. THOMAS B. HORNIG Industrial Arts Dependable, shrewd business man . . . Devoted his talents to making money for Touchstone, Iota Lambda Sigma and Rod and Gun Club . . . Had a comer on the cloak room at social events—would gladly hang your coat for a small foo . . . Reliable class member . . Export printer . . . Mechanical ability, good at fixing anything . . . Our dobonair Monsieur of the Senior play, complete with plumed hat ... A football fan who went all out for pre-game pep rallies and then turned up with a plan to "make things right" financially. MARY ANN HOSTETTER Elementary Vixen-eyed, laughingly gay . . . Gavo up musical career for teaching . . . Curious and fun loving . . . Has a reputation for losing things ... A good student—new addition to Delta Phi Eta . . . Has artistic ability and a mania fer potato chips . . . Avoids tho Coffoo Shoppe . . . Served faithfully in collogo orchestra until this year—fans protested but she sold tho bass violin and joined tho choir . . . Djpondablo, untiring worker . . . Contributed much to ;ho succoss of this book ... An interested and enthusiastic toachor of first grade.ANNE JAMISON Secondary Wide-eyed gas©, but don't lot hor lool you. a more direct and forthright person is hard to lind . . . Dick and Anno iorevor . . . Impish smllo and Infectious gigglo . . . Wallops a moan basoball and hikes miles just lor the fun of It . . . Lived with tho President's family for two years . . . Finds science absorbing. but, Ch! that "English headccho" . . . Calls summer school more ;un then work . . . Majored in Croquet! . . . January graduate with big plans for tho future, which include teaching biology at York . . . Holder of the Wright-Wentzol Award. DOROTHY KATHIOS Secondary The girl with the “dork secret past" . . . Claims to be a refugee from an asylum—In reality transferred from New Hampshire University in her Junior yoar . . . Can be found in tho bookroom or distributing Sunday papers in tho dorm . . Shy humor bubbles out spontaneously . . . Keen Interest in psychology and pcoplo . . . Hopes to do guidanco work . . . Faithful attendant of Mr. Rupp's French classes . . . Never too busy to help a friend with clerical work. ALLISTER C. JOHNSTON Secondary He's "Johnny'' or "Pop Johnston" ... He and the Mrs. a popular couple on campus . . . Always tho life of tho party . . . Ardent supporter of the football loam ... Phi Sigma Pi proxy . . . Genial manner . . . Chuckling laugh . . . A canny Scot . . . Student Council organizer . . . Forceful personality ... A true cosmopolitan who's been places and done things . . . Benevolent . . . Refreshing conversationalist . . . Can always provide an opinion worth listening to . . . Frofaces statements with a drawling "Woll—" . . . Whizz at history . . . A dyed-in-the-wool Normahte ... Will represent M.S.T.C. in '48 Who's Who. JANE L. KEENER Elementary This petite miss came to us overyday by way of C.T.C. from Leola ... A conscientious studont. good-natured and fond of jokes . . . Has dark, intonse eyos . . . "Keener" than any of us when it comes to solving arithmetic problems for Curriculum ... A loyal class member. Jano was elected note-takor for Class of '48 in her Junior Year . . . Suddenly became intorosted in "pets"— we wonder why! . . . "Tadpole's" groat love for swimming makes her a likoly candidate for Billy Rose's aquacade.JANE KELLER Library Sdonce Likeable Jane with the winning smile . . . Bustling library studont . . . Phyl and Jane, inseparable friends . . . Intriguing disappearing dimples . . . Utterly fascinated by the bright lights ol Broadway—Timos Squaro at midnight . . . Enjoyed teaching her Ninth grade civics class . . . Secretary of Library Science Club . . . Comes all the way from Ephrata every day . . . Goes for Vaughan Monroe in a big way .... Tells stories to first graders . . . Trips to Stato College . . . Likes hats and wears thorn well. JOHN J. KENNEDY Industrial Arts Irish wit and charm ... A former naval motalsmith ... Is ho a coal crackor? Just listen to him take off in a discussion of the relativo merits of John L . . . We hear that his alma mater. Nowport Township High, is anxiously awaiting his ontranco into Iho field of teaching . . . Imported his spouso from the far off state of Orogon, however. Mrs. Kennedy likes it horo . . . Maintenance crow . . . Lover of naturo and can prove it . . . Active in intramural sports . . . Identified as “wearing purple trunks". ROBERT KINCH Industrial Arts Tho fellow in the brown foil hat with the tumed-up brim . . . Strides along in a purposeful way . . . "Cap" is tho name . . . Anothor car owner—buzzes around in hts "Green Hornet' . . . Happily married man with the Mrs. and a little Kmch . . . Comes from Ephrata way . . . Broad smile . . . Always a friendly word . . . Ono student who lacks that worried look . . . Bob is a former captain in the Army . . . Resultant carry over of ability to give orders will be a big help in teaching. ELIZABETH JANE LEWIS Secondary Betts and Bob, a constant twosome . . . Expressive dark eyes and graceful hands, one of which is adornod by a didmond . . . Second generation Mlllors-viileite and Pageite from Bethlehem . . . Dramatic flair evidenced by convincing Fronch-ness lor "Our Hearts" . . . Member of long-standing in Citamard . . . Probably our most spirited basketball-rooter! . . . Experienced playground instructor, the result of many summers' work . . . Plans a July wedding . . . Vice President of F.T.A. and loyal Bassler Geography Society member.MARY ELIZABETH LITTLE Secondary "Mol's” a day student Irom Lancaster . . . Math whizz . . . Spirited defender of tho Day organization . . . Long, clean, glossy brown tresses . . . Low, well-moduiatod speaking voice ... An alto in the choir . . . Has a reputation for being very particular about what she eats . . . Quick, sharp, and very witty replies . . . Croons tho latost tunes . . . Has a knack for picking up memorable melodies ... A passion for Fred Waring’s music . . . Mel. Romaine, Dottle and Anne . . . Enjoys attending tho Community Concerts. KATHRYN LONG Secondary !f you are looking for a person who can think up angles or answers to tight situations, you have hore a genius and the answer to your guest . . . Tall, slonder, and a York-ite . . . Seldom, if over, becomes ruffled or flustered . . . A supor salesman of deviled ham sandwichos—, say for IS cents per? Has a definite passion for milk . . . Takes most of hor class notos In picturo lorm . . . Marvelous ability for bringing out tho best in hor shyer pupils . . . Her frequency in tho coffee shop entitles her to a share in the stock. JAMES R. LUTZ Industrial Arts "Jim" was a chcorleader for two years . . . Head cheerleader in 1941— awarded lotlor . . . Two years track manager . . . Membor of Industrial Arts Socioty . . . Throe and ono-half years sorvice in tho Army as a Fightor Pilot . . . Fourtoon months in E.T.O. . . . Normalito . . . Notod Intramural softball pltchor ... In tho doubles team that won the Intramural ping pong Championship of 1946 . . "Clem's” pal . . . Hobbies—ice skating, ping pong, horseback riding . . . Now a happily married man and tho father of two wondorful children. ELLA MAE ZINK MALONEY Library Science Tall, willowy blondo with sympathetic brown eyes . . . Reminds one of a fashion model . . . Lived in tho dorm throo years . . . Sonlor year mado memorable by her Christmas wedding in Baltimore . . . George and Ella Mae. a handsome campus couple . . . Touchstone artist . . . Whips up colorful posters In no time ... Ice cream by the gallon . . . Lovely Maid of Honor in the May Court . . . Serene manner boliod by an infoctlous laugh . . . Fascinated by childron who. in turn, adore hor . . . One of the four-year foursome with Joannie, Babs, and Ann. IFLORENCE MARKLEY Secondary Need chooring up? Coll on Floss, the chief wit and practical joker of tho Senior Class . . . Bouyant personality . . . Became tho life of tho Day Room after two and a half years dovotod to keeping tho dorm in stitches . . . Extraordinary abilities as an M.C., and composer of zany pootry . . . Lovos arguments. milkshakes, and Columbia . . Vetoran actress . . . Willing participant in all college musical activities, alto in choir, violinist, and aspiring pianist . . . In tho foreground of Dr. Dutchor's heated discussions . . . Unlimited generosity of time, effort, and talent. ALICE E. MICHAEL Elementary Proud of York County—particularly Hanovor . . . Gets real pleasure out of buzzing around in hor Olds . . . Was in original class of '45. but taught in rural schools beforo returning to graduate with us . . . Really enjoyed that . . . Takes an activo intorost in sports . . . Claims sho's not as serious as she should bo . . . Her favorite soason—Spring . . . Avid roador of biography . . . Intorost in church work evidenced by her activity in Lutheran Club and the S.C.A. . . . Appreciates fino music. ROBERT MAURER Industrial Arts Bob . . . Gets that calculating look by a more lift of his agilo eyebrow . . . Formoi pilot who flow a Corsair in tho Marine Air Corps . . . Family man of long standing . . . Boasts about his two children . . . Experioncod trout fisherman who ties his own flies . . . lota Lambda Sigma member ... A skillful artist and an excellent craftsman . . . Real outdoor man, ono of Rod and Gun Club's mighty huntors . . . Transferred from West Chester . . . Anothor camera fan . . . First senior to get a lob---loaching at York. SAMUEL I. MILLER Industrial Arts The man with the questioning look . . .Two sides to any argument and he'll toko either to koep it going . . . Uneasy lothario of tho Sontor play . . . Waltzes beautifully and at the slightest provocation . . Choir member and excep- tionally faithful Pageite . . . Dreams for minutes over a cup of coffee . . . Senior year composed of bus rides, telephono calls, and wood shop . . . Dave Rose fan. but fond of any music . . . Devoted mombor of Theatre Arts Club.JOHN B. MUSSELMAN Industrial Ails Jack's Senior football manager . . . Pork-pio hat and Ironch coat . . . Ltkos the ocean, especially deep sea fishing for tuna . . . Caught a cute little ’Troutie" at Millersvllle . . . Former Ford fan who now rides around in hi merry Oldsmobile . . . Varsity Club member . . . Avid listener to radio mys-tories . . . Habitually worried expression . . . The mighty huntor . . . Rod and Gun Club . . . Full of fun . . . Skilled pinochlo player . . . Former Army man . . . Ambitious to work for his masters after graduation. ROBERT NEWHART Industrial Arts Sandy-haired Bob . . . Loves to skate on our own lako or at home in tho Poconos . . . Formorly one of tho kitchen kadets . . . Basso speaking voice . . . Smooth trumpeter In tho band . . . “Star Dust” makos him mellow . . . Math student . . . Originally sot out to graduate with the class of ‘45 . . . While in tho service, saw the wonders of Alaska . . . Can almost always be found in or near tho campus post office . . . Playod in the orchestra . . . ’ Doc's” roommate. JAMES M. O'NEILL Industrial Arts Tall, blonde, and hazel-eyod . . . Devastating smile! . . . Residont of that "quiet abode of studious males". Music Hall . . . Amatour photographer who did somo Touchstone work . . President of Iota Lambda Sigma . . . Smooth, fast line reminiscent of Air Corps days . . . Preoccupied manner . . . Pre-war student who graduated in January . . . Definite talent for sign and postor work . . . Able secretary of the Industrial Arts Society . . . Tho pilot who "bombed” the campus with leaflets during the Normal rush . . . Big plans for Safoty Ed. at N.Y.U. HUBERT PETERS Industrial Arts Direct dark oyos . . . Offers bus service to and from Columbia in his station wagon . . . Lou and tho baby . . . "Hubio” . . . Consistently reliablo lootball player and co-captain of tho team . . . Well liked . . . Received honorablo mention cn the 1946 All State Teachers College Team . . . Indulgos in pin-ball, his favorito indoor sport . . . Dark and well built . . . Anxious for "Little Poto" to grow up to fill his father s athletic shoes . . . That center part . . . Alert second basoman ... An all-around college athlete.PORSIA PALUMBO Secondary Soon making her way daily to tho T. S. burdened with an armload of books . . . Attractive brunette with a dazzling smile ... A favorito occupation, rearranging the day room furmturo to acquiro a more home-like atmosphere . . . Quiet and mild mannered with a shy sense of humor . . . Liquid dark eyes . . . Moved up to join us this year and consequently carries a vory full schedule . . . Usually in a hurry, but novor flustered . . . Faithful Delta Phi Eta worker. JOSEPH A. PODLESNY Industrial Arts Tho tall, lanky lad lrom ihe "coal regions" . . . Played two years of varsity basketball and ono yoar served as a hurlor for the basoball toam ... Joe is married and has a family . . . Army man . . . Came to M.S.T.C. with tho "Vets' . . . Qualified to officiate in P.l.A.A. basketball competition . . . Active in intramural sports . . . Momber of lota Lambda Sigma, and Varsity Club . . . Known for his perseverance in completing a task as well as in doing the Job well. ALBERT E. REESE Industrial Arts "Dick'' . . . Piercing brown eyes . . Aggressive super salosman of Booster Tags for Varsity Club . Married his "Varsity Sweetheart" . . . Always on the go with seemingly boundless energy . . . Plucky . . . Snappy football and basketball player, but outstanding in baseball . . . Taught history in the junior high . . Business-like mannor . . Former chauffeur of the girls' basketball team . . Always has something to say—and says it . . . Kopt tho dis- cussion lively in Dr. Dutcher's classos . . . Coached the championship Midget-Midget Baseball Team. WALTER H. REESE. JR. Secondary Walt with his pipe, hat. and brief case . . . Competent President of Student Council who actod as host at tho conference of State Toachors' Colleges hero . . . Solemn expression . . Faco lights up with his nico smile . . . Romarkably fine baritone voice—-Messiah soloist . . . Determined strido ... A serious student, mothodical and persistent . . . Happily married ox-Army man . . . Geography and Social Studies . . . Class president for our Junior year . . . Can bo depended upon to do his share in all campus activities . . . Selected to appear in Who's Who, a well-deserved honor.EARL RICE Industrial Arts A student with real know how and ingenuity ... He and his wife in tho only trailer on campus beside Brooks Hall . . . Usually appears sober-faced . . . Low voice . . Reliable secretary ol Iota Lambda Sigma ... A serious student Managed to survive the initiation into Phi Sigma Pi . . . Accelerated a year round campus resident Spends most o! his timo boautilymg tho trailer his Mower garden much admired on campus ... A cocker spaniel pup. one ol the lamily. WILLIAM RICHARDSON Industrial Arts “"Butch" . . . Good natured with a sunny smile . . . Habitually oversleeps despite morning classes on his conscience ... A penny saved is a penny earned, and Butch saves them . Convincing French accent as the relative-burdened window washer in "Our Hearts" . . . Baseball star for Fawn Grovo . . . Haunts the movie houses . . . Usually an uniortunato victim ol circumstances . . . Conservative taste oHset by his enviable collection ol Hashy tios . . . Always ready lor a game ol cards . . . Tuck's roommate . . . Minorod in Math. JOSEPH RODRIQUEZ Industrial Arts A farmer lrom the coal regions . . . Dances with a flourish and enioys It . . . Fresh faced smile and eyes that intrigue campus femmes . . . Phi Sigma Pi member . Veteran ol the May Courts, from kilts to tux . . . Mr. Hovis's Visual Ed Assistant . A Noimalito through and through . . . Ladies' man . . . One of the instigators ol the old gym face lilting . . . Eager and obliging . . . Furnished endless photos for Touchstone as well as working on tho business stall Presents a well dressed and neat appearanco. WILLIAM RUDEWICK Industrial Arts Took to the sea for throe years . . His travel experiences during the war greatly onhancixf Ins g ogmplty minor . . . Married and tho proud fathor of Bill Junior . Motor interests next to Ins family include sports and scholastic achievement Go » around in a Hurry of activity . . . Blondo. wavy hair . . . Takes Ins teaching seriously . . . Exciting and last-talking munnor . Good swimmer . . Advocate of attending prop school . . . Previously wont to M.S.T.C. . . . Has a leeching position near Washington. D. C. ROBERT SCHULTZ Industrial Aria Tall, lanky Bob . . . President of F.T.A. . . . Reliable basketball man who consistently racks up tho points . . . Taught civics in tho Training School . . . Betts and Bob are inseparable . . Morse code a la lobby pipes . . . Former Seal .-© . . . Practice work in Industrial Arts at Manhelm Township . . . Varsity Club . . . Froquont visitor to Bethlehem Home; . . . Ono of tho college tennis team . . . Handyman in Theatre Arts . , . Busy working on lurniluro for future home . . Waits patiently in the lobby . . . Plans to work for his Masters in Vocational Education. EARL SEEDS Industrial Aras That casual, rolaxod air about him . . . Takes great prido in tho polish Jobs on his new, black Chovvie coupe . . . Likos to toase and knows how . . . Gravel. Shiplc-tt and Soods—a more than morry trio ... A dependable patron of tho Corner Coffee Shoppe . . . Deep, rumbling voice . . . Snazzy jalopy features all the latest accessories and gadgets . . . Evon drives it botween Johnnie's and classes . . . Tall, well-built, blue-eyed ... In June a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of love. CLEO SHEETS Library Science Cloo entered the dorm aftor two years of commuting to become the "gentle but firm" president in her senior year . . . Soft, iominine voice and mannor, but woo betide tho individual who trospassos upon her tranquility ... A pocket-size edition, just right for tho library . . . Worked and worried with her English classes with excellent results ... A moving spirit in freshman orientation, much to her dismay and theirs . . . Busier than anyone should be, but took it in her strido . . A personality of great sincerity and charm . . . French accent oxtra-ordinairo. JOHN H. SHEPLEY Industrial Arts ’ Shop" roally drives a hard bargain . . . Exceptionally lalontod Ico and roller skater . . . T'm Normal"- he says . . . Co-chairman of tho famod Whitewash Committo© . . . Enthusiastic about musical comodios—especially thoso in technicolor . . . Spent five yoars in tho regular army and threo years in Europe . . . Bright, intenso gaze ... "I love food, period—with tho exception of choeso pie" . . . Delivers papers regularly as clock work ovory Sunday morning to tho campus . . . Early riser, evon on week days . . . Does excellent bluoprints and designs. HERMAN SHIPLETT Industrial Arts Altoona's pride and Joy . . . Historian of Phi Sigma Pi and mombor of Iota Lambda Sigma . . . Math minor . . . Active in Intramural sports . . . Varsity football . . . Member of Varsity Club. Rod and Gun Club. Mathematics Club . . . Engaged to a nurso in the old home town . . . Rollicking Santa of the Phi Sigma Pi Christmas program . . . Inveterate hitch-hikor . . . Watermelon fiend . . . Genial and oasy-golng . . . Always ready with a snappy comeback . . . Devilish twinkle in his eye . . . His students in tho Training School found him an alert and enthusiastic toachor. BETTY J. SHIRK Elsmentary Gap's gift to Millersville . . . Sweet personality, full of rascality, and always ready to give a word of choor to her classmates . . . Could always be dependod upon to know the "direction of the wind" and the "climate on the board” . . . Enjoyed shining hor pitch-pipe for Mr. Porter's music classes . . . "Shirkio" loft us in ‘45 to try her wings in a country school house. Returned, however, in timo to finish with us this year. JOAN M. SPANGLER Library Science Petite Lebanonian with a passion for New York City . . . Steady brown oyos . . . Last seen heading in the direction of the library . . . Merciless foe of all mice, especially those which inhabited hor wastebasket . . . "Bud”—ing tennis champion and summer sun-baby . . . Responsible president of S.C.A. and member of long-standing in dorm government . . . Punctuates with her eyebrows . . . Loves any movie, just so it's in technicolor . . . Recent world series convert and mermaid of ability . . . Angle-Spanglor aquacade on its way . . . Will appear in tho '48 Who's Who. CHARLES E. TRESSLER Industrial Arts "Chuck" . . . Goodnatured grin . . . Likos to get in a fow hot licks on the clarinet—but koeps it sweet for tho band . . . Former drill master of the U. S. Marinos . . . Met Ellie, a Wave, at the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot, while on a band tour . . . Just beams when you mention Ellie and tho baby . . . Publicity committee . . . Taught his minor, English, to tho ninth grade . . . Keeps his work practical—made "Chuckies" cradle in wood shop . . . Intends to go to graduate schooLFRANCIS C. TRETTEL Industrial Arts On© of tho more conscientious Industrial Arts students . . . Hails from Beaver Meadows, Pa., whoro a wifo and child are waiting . . . Standby of the Phi Sigma Pi, and Iota Lambda Sigma . . . Favorite pastime Is kooping posted on the current best sellers . . . Gonuino sincerity . . . Former active prexy of Newman Club . . . Dry sense of humor . . . Young son. Robort, tho applo of his eye . . . Teasing grin . . . True coal crackor . . . Wido background of travol has provod helpful in his college career. VEDA TRITCH Secondary A definito music maostro from tho class, she can play anything from Bach to boogio-woogie on the keyboard with a little clarinet obligato thrown in , . . Famous for her sharp wit and humor which ©vorybody reacts to instantly . . . Kept tho music accounts and records in order for Mr. Porter . . . Has a special yen for rod popper on all hor food ... Is tho other half of that dovilod ham business partnership . . . Considers it an unpardonable sin to be addressed by her given namo, therefore, is fust plain Tritch. I HARRIET TROUT Primary Hattie with the red-gold hair and quiet mannor . . . Faithful Student Christian Association officer for two years . . . Attended Camp Beaverbrook. S.C.A. leadership camp . . . Now a passion for anything Persian . . . Musically inclined . . . Choir member and "Hot" clarinet in the band . . . Low-pitchod, pleasant voice . . . Prays for cold weather and moro and more ice-skating . . . Senior play cast . . . Sweet face behind the cafeteria counter . . . Calm, cool, and collected, oven on tho basketball court . . . Patient primary teacher. GENE TRUMP Elementary "Blondio" keeps everyone interested with hor friondly manner and that blonde-blue-eyed charm . . . Pleasing personality . . . Engages in a wide variety of campus activities . . . May be seen in numerous committee meetings, as head of directorate, hostessing, or hanging from a rafter decorating tho Old Gym . . . Staunch defender of York County . . . Witty writer as illustrated in tho Snapper's gossip columns . . . Faithful member of tho Coffee Shoppe crew ... A newcomer who has become firmly entrenched as a member of tho class.RHODA SHEARER TUCK Library Selene® Rhoda and hor relatives . . . Talks and talks to a fascinated audience A good sport with extraordinary enthusiasm and pep . . . Outlastod and outwalked tho Library girls on the sidewalks of New York . . . School marra . . . Highly original . . . Has a knack of winning friends . . . Usually broathloss from her mad dashes to the library . . . Manages to get in and out of trouble with tho groatost of ease and ingenuity . . . Homo remedies for evory ailment . . . Convincing proof that you aro only ais old as you feel. IRVING UNIVER Industrial Arts Irving and the missus aro residents of Recitation Hall this year . . . Nice t6eth and a winning smile . . . Flair for argumentation—asserts himself with sure-fire results ... At homo in any situation . . . January grad . . . Dynamic personality . . . Triple threat in radio work—wrote, diroctod and acted with amazing versatility in radio adaptations . . . Delighted in teasing Mr. Kauffman ... A veritable Jack-of-all trades . . . Scintillating conversationalist—he talks with his hands . . . From Philadelphia, Irving has a Job lined up in his homo city. WILLIAM VanWIENAN Industrial Arts Tall, blonde and smiling Bill from Reading . . . Has found time for Iota Lambda Sigma and Phi Sigma Pi fratornlties . . . Enjoys vocalizing with the college choir . . . Capablo loader of song sessions ... A horticulturist at hoart—-boasts much annual produce from his one acre garden! . . . Rod and Gun Club . . . Glenn's constant companion . . . Dobonnairo manner . . . Spirited Pago plugger ... A real hunting addict—bo it small or big gamo . . . Loves to tinker with his car . . . Very definito in his opinions . . . Hol-land-Dutch ancestry—well informed about tho country and tho people . . . Plans to attend graduate school. JOHN E. VINCENT Industrial Arts Our sonior wrosthng manager . . . Dick Fisher's roommato . . . Much moro goes on beneath that quiet exterior than moots tho eye . . . Blushes gloriously at tho slightest provocation . . . Former Radar-man in the Navy—remains an active member in the Naval Rosorvo . . . Participated widely in intramural athletic program . . . Leisure time absorbed gathering sports highlights . . . Expressive eyes . . . Native of Bloomsburg . . . Will gonorously voluntoor his time and services . . . Blondo. wavy hair . . . First semester math teacher in the junior high. JAMES WALLER loduatrial Arts Usually called "Squares'' Wallor. or "Tho Food Fair Kid" . . . Handsome looking chap with dark hair and oyos . . . Broad shoulders . . . For oxtra-curricular activities you can find him in tho “Dungeon" practicing his subminor, pinochle . . . Rumored that he is quite an expert along thoso lines . . . Also one of the masters of the "WEEGEE Board" and is oxpoctlng to rocoivo his diploma any day for his accomplishments . . . Tho unique way Jim gets out of bed in the morning will be remembered by his close friends! EARL WEBER Industrial Arts Good humor, sincere manner and enthusiasm make his apparently solemn expression just a cover-up . . . From Denver . . . Can boast of a charming wifo and a host of campus friends . . . Was right in there pitching for tho softball team last summer . . . Regular attendee of tho Community Concerts . . . Industrial Arts man who found time to play intramural basketball . . . Shy smile . . . Tears himself away from the dorm dining room to lunch at Hill's . . . Used his imitativo ability to advantage for good old Pago. MICHAEL W. WENGLASZ Industrial Arts President of tho Varsity Club . . . Three letter man—football, basketball, and baseball . . . "Mike" was voted the outstanding athlete of tho school . . . Athletic interests include coaching the Junior High School baskotball toam . . . Carried competitive spirit into tho classroom and shop . . . One of tho married set . . . Confidently challenged the undefeated Girls' Hockey toam for the hockey tilt of the century . . Alert, snappy and popular . . . Nominated into tho rostor of the National collegiate Who's Who as ono of Millors-ville's representatives. KENNETH R. WILLIAMS Secondary "Tuck”, our Snapper editor . . . Livod up to his resolution for a bigger and better newspaper . . , Boyish grin, distinctive walk . , . Extraordinary capacity for work and pinochle! . . . Spring City-fever . . , Baseball pitcher of marked ability , . . Waits pationtly for “Jo" . . . Imperturable, homo-spun philosopher . . . Competent sportscaster . . . Likes nothing better than to sit and talk over a cup ol coffeo - - - Independent . . . Particularly adopt at publicizing Normal . . . Looks distinguished smoking his pipo . . . Mischievous . . . Roliablo Touchstone sports' oditor. MARILYN REESE WILLIAMS Elementary Grey-eyed, brown-haired charm . . . Bocamo a Missus In Mississippi whon sho married Matt (Harold) Williams . . . Accelerated to graduato in '48 . . . Prominent Page-it© on campus . . . Just as busy as sho can be, working, toachlng. and keeping house . . . Was former Day Student commuting from Landlsvillo . . . Choir gal for two years . . . Worked and worried with her little second graders . . . Her hobbies absorb all her spare time—dancing and singing, plus kooping her husband happy. ROBERT WINTERS Industrial Arts Boyish face with a ruddy glow . . . Popular with his classmates . . . Lived in the dorm for ono somostor, but now sorvos as tho competent prosldont of the Men's Day Students . . . Loves bow ties—be they polka dot. plaid or plairi . . .. Grad of Quartyville High . , . Expresses himsolf well whenever the occasion demands . . . Bob's married now . . . Flushes so vory oasily . . . Very puzzled by literature courses ... A willing helper on class party committees. PHYLLIS W1TMAN Library Science Comes all the way from Now Holland, fortunately by car . . . Blue-eyed Phyl proudly wears Ken’s sparkler . . . Get the giggles at any and all times —much to her dismay . . . Jane and Phyl—a constant duet . . . Theme for the first college year—The Trolley Song . . . Treasury of tho Library Science Club . . . Her ability to curl up sound asleep in any nook is greatly envied . . . Social Studies minor . . . Nice smile which lights up hor eyes. GEORGE WOERNER Industrial Arts Genial, easy-going manner . . . Our woll-built and popular assistant football coach ... A marriod man . . . Always seen with "that hat" ... Becomes a walking advertisement for Varsity Club in his black and gold sweater . . . Likeable personality . . . Persistent salesman of Boostor tags who wouldn't take "No" for an answer . . . Industrial Arts man . . . Kindly smilo, friendly eyes . . . Lives in the village, so rarely seen on campus . . . Takes great pride in his family, particularly Peggy.MARY ELIZABETH YOUNG Secondary Dauphin countian—hails from Hummolstown . . . Tall with naturally curly, dark hair . . . Bravely majored in science and mathomatics . . . On© oi th© gang with Mel. Anne, Romaino and Dotty ... An individualist because sho doesn't like tho movies . . . Resides In Lancaster with F M's president's family . . . Seamstress of ability who also likes to cook . . . One-woman class for Dr. Gerhart's Advanced Biology . . . Amiable friend . . . Keeper of the Day Student Monies . . . Math Club member. RICHARD YOUNG Industrial Arts Dick . . . Boyish grin but seldom seen without that worrlod look ... Always willing to do you a good turn . . . Chief of tho Rod and Gun Club . . . Recognized by his classmatos as having exceptional talent in drawing and dosign . . . Sleepy look—as if he had Just rollod out of the "sack" . . . Likos to pick out lunos on tho piano (tho one finger variety) . . . Collegiato ... An old rattle-trap roadstor—Fragilel Handle with Care ... A way Hth the women. LEONORA BUCKEL . Intermediate "Lee” . . . ‘Outstanding as a class artist . . . Did some Touchstone work along that line . . . Buckel and Book . . . Came from Altoona, but attended M.S.T.C. as a day student . . . Dark hair and eyes . . . Lunches at the Corner Coffee Shoppe . . . Very absorbed in toaching the sixth grade . . . Second momber of the family to graduate from M.S.T.C. . . . Unusual and fascinating hobby of collecting coat labols . . . Loves to cook and try new recipes . . . Impressionistic sketches of people make her a candidate to the world of modern art. C. MAY SHORT Secondary Does things with tromondous verve . . . Lots of fun to be with . . . Transferred from Maryville College for Women in Tennessee in time to graduate with us in August . . . Contributes bounce and vitality to the basketball squad . . . Mabel's kid sister . . . Ambitious math major and science minor . . . Plans to teach . . . Taught math to the Training School pupils . . . Momber of "The Smoker" pinochle club . . . Travels with Tritch and Long . . . Unworried attitude . . . Enjoys a good cup of coffee with a friond.WHO'S WHO . June Andorson Barbara Anglo Mile© Wonglasz Elmer Hemborger Vora Cloavos Each year the publication Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities selects a number of seniors from Millersville to appear in its current yearbook. Recommendations are made by a campus ‘nominating committee made up of students and faculty v ho consider outstanding effort and accomplishment in academic work, extracurricular activities and service to the school. These recommendations are then sent to the publisher who makes the final decision on those to be included. During the semester certificates of merit are presented to the students thus honored. The thirteen seniors chosen from the Class of '48 are representative of the outstanding students of this college. Their scholastic and social achievements throughout their years of attendance have been recognized by all. Students such as these do much to contribute to life on any campus. Ann Foster Romalno Boyer Dan Biomesderfor Mary Goldbach Allistor Johnston Joan Spanglor Waltor Reese Anne BasslorAROUND CAMPUSOUfl HEARTS WERE YOUNG AND GAYSTAR CAST It i ■I On November 22 we embarked for Paris with Cornelia and Emily in the uproariously successful, "Our Hearts Were Young and Gay." This series of misadventures of two young "sophisticates," convincingly portrayed by Ann Foster and Barbara Angle, was adapted from Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough's book of the same name. The cast, well chosen by Miss Lenhardt, assistant director Arthur Golden, and the senior play committee was as follows: Cornelia Otis Skinner Emily Kimbrough Mr. Skinner........ Mrs. Skinner....... Dick............... Leo................ The Admiral........ Messr. De La Croix. Steward............ Therese............ Parser............. Window-Washer...... Madame............. Stewardess......... Inspectress........ .......Ann Foster . .. Barbara Angle ____George Caley Florence Markley .. . John Holzinger ......Sam Miller ........Ira Henly ......Tom Homig .....Dick Dieterle .Betty Jane Lewis .. Merl Brightbill. .. . Bill Richardson ... Martha Benner .....Harriet Trout ......Cleo Sheets AN AERIAL VIEW Recollections of work boundaries of our campus, and play within the REFLECTIONS UNDERCLASSMENSjf. JUNIDRS Upperclassmen at last! Nor was it long ago that we as timid freshmen began to work out our college destinies. We've accomplished much in the fields of scholarship, sports, music—all the phases of campus life. However, hard work is forgotten as we remember our Forty-niner parties and dances, highlighted this year by the traditionally beautiful Junior Prom. This year, we are headed by that all-round guy, Ralph Kraft, whose cabinet consists of Vice President, Bill Keays, Secretary, Doris Cresswell, and Treasurer, Joe Pastelak.LIBRARY SCIENCE AND ELEMENTARY INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND SECONDARY t v LIBRARY SCIENCE AND ELEMENTARY SOPHOMORES Hallway up the college ladder, we, as sophomores, reflect upon these last two years. Looking back we see the good times we've had—the rigors of orientation, the class of the "four hundred," the memories of our Soph spring dance, and the hilarity of our second gala picnic. This year, we entrusted the leadership of our class to versatile Walt Ullrich, aided by Charles Benshetler as Vice President, Mary Workman as Secretary, and Arlene Snyder as Treasurer.  INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND SECONDARY PENN STATE FRESHMENFRESHMEN We lowly mortals will best remember the year 1947-1948 as one ushered in by rules and regalia. Venturing from home, we stepped into a world bounded by upperclassmen who did their best to orient us to college life, a seemingly endless process. But at last it was over and we emerged from the fray full-fledged college frosh. As a class we chose Joe Zigo-vits president, with Frank Petras, Mary Buck-waiter and Gloria Smith to help him organize. Immediately big plans began a'brewing, and we can't help looking forward to our next three college years. LIBRARY SCIENCE AND ELEMENTARYTHE LIBRARY The home ol bound less knowledge, of thoughtful study and research.REFLECTIONS ORGANIZATIONS ■TOUCHSTONE BUSINESS MANAGERS Mary T. Goldbach, Thomas B. Hornig Nothing is more fun than to sit down with a friend and idly leaf through your yearbook, remembering all the things you've done, the friends you've made, and the good times you've had. We of the 1948 Touchstone staff have tried to preserve these memories representing all the phases of college life. Whether or not we have succeeded will depend upon the test of time. At this point, the editor wishes to thank "Tee" Goldbach and her financial wizards, the editorial staff, the tireless typists, and the photographic and art staffs for making possible the realization of an idea. EDITOR Barbara Anglo ASSISTANT EDITORS OF TOUCHSTONE Carl Nelson (L) Sandy Gottx {R BUSINESS STAFF EDITORIAL STAFF Soated: Ann Fostor, Barbara Anglo. Floronce Markley. Ella Mao Malonoy. Standing: Lou Capatdi. Tuck Williams, Joseph Pastolak. George Caloy. Ruth Lopes. Joan Spangler. Chot Roed. DANGER! TOUCHSTONE STAFF AT WORK! See the iurrowed brows as the Touchstone staH moots in its now reconditionod oHicc. Discussing material lor senior writeups, wo were caught by tho photographor. "Tee" is concerned; Babs is rocording every gem; Mary Ann and George are curious; "HoHner" is inspired; while Cloo displays a shapely left hand. Soatod: Luronc Frost, Mary Goldbach. Tom Hornig. Josephine Weavor. Standing: Cloo Shoots. Arthur Golden. Mary Ann Hostotter. Doris Heiinor, Kon Childs. William Lolllger, Etholanne Boden.SNAPPER.. . Meet that deadline! The staccato hammering of the typewriters, collars open at the throat and worried looks characterize the atmosphere of the new Snapper Office in the dormitory. Late into the night, lights burn brightly as the editors put their best into the next issue. Our bi-weekly newspaper, the Snapper, featured several noteworthy innovations this year. A bigger and better paper of pre-war quality has been the editor's ambitious policy. The Snapper was enlarged from the former four pages to a six page edition. With the editorial aim, ' all the news fit to print," The conspicuously ongrosscd loaturo staH o( tho Snappor: seated: Dick Hack-or. Pat Haggerty. George Snoath; standing: Ruth Basslor, Bctto Paxton. Elaine Urban, Jorry Brooks, Edna Horner and Mildred Bonham. Snapper's busy nows staH enjoying tho lruits of their oHorts: Jessica Lightncr, Carl Nol-son. Esther Clay, and Mary Ann Hostottor soatod. with Xatherino Robb. Etholanne Bodon. Kenneth King. Margarot Arms and Josophino Weavor looking on.THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE it has endeavored to supply the students with newsy items as well as advance notices publicizing coming events. More pictures and excellence of paper have made this year's Snapper an outstanding paper. The most conspicuous addition to the traditional Snapper was the new head featuring a picturization of the "snapping" days at M.S.T.C. With a thought for the future, Editor Tuck Williams compiled a morgue of back issues of the paper. The staff is indebted to Miss Spencer for her cooperation and efficiency as an adviser. Uncommon commentators with a noso for sports news: Peggy Whitcraft and Lou Capaldi. backed by Bill Brickor, loo Pastelak. Hick .Noel and Chot Reed. Tho real voicos ol the turtle are the business manager, Dick Dutchor. editor-in chief. Tuck Williams, assistant editor. Noroon Woaver. and circulation managor. George Caley. NORMAL LITERARY SOCIETY ThU yoar tho oHicor of Normal Lilorary Society pictured above did much lo put on a vigorous membership campaign and to provido lor bettor programs at tho meetings. Soatod: Louise Troutman, secretary; Allistor Johnston, president; Mrs. Bronoman and Mr. Hovis. advisors; Holon Flinchbaugh. treasurer. Standing: Clmor Hemborger, vico-prosidont. Normal Literary Society started its year with a gala reception for the Freshmen, using the usual publicity campaign for luring people into the society. Signs were scattered over the campus telling Freshmen the advantages of joining the ''normal'' society on campus. Its rival society, Page, entered into the competition with a startling radio interruption during the program Normal planned for the Freshmen. However, Normal got its revenge by confiscating some of Page's equipment and placing reminders around Chapel when Page had its Freshmen entertainment. The next big event was the Normal Anniversary. All the members gave their utmost to make it a success. Janet Whitney, the author of the recent biography, Abigail Adams, was the guest speaker. She was very warmly received and enjoyed by those who attended. When the thirteenth of February rolled around. Normal was all ready with its annual Sweetheart Dance. A wonderful time was had by all. for the dance was a tremendous success. This being Leap Year, it was even more appropriate that the girls should dig down deep, and treat their dates to a big evening. Brooks Hall, cleverly decorated, provided the setting for the Normal formal. The year was rounded out with the scheduled monthly meetings and big plans were laid for next year's sequence of events sponsored by the Normal Literary Society.I I The Queen bostows her iavor upon a lucky escort. Proud momonl following the coronation. The Quoon and two of hor lovely court.PAGE LITERARY SOCIETY Soated. loll to right: Ruth Lopes. Secretary; Mi Esther E. Lenhardt. Advisor. Standing, left to right: Carl Nelson. Critic; John Crowthors. President; Kennoth King, Treasurer. For the first time in its long history, Page Literary Society can boast of having over five hundred members. This was no mere accident. It was the result of hard work performed by nearly every member of Page. This year, the rivalry between Page and Normal led to the most spirited campaign for members in many years. Page's first offensive was launched last summer when upperclassmen wrote letters to the prospective freshmen. On Saturday evening, September 26, Page held its annual reception for freshmen. The highlight of the reception was a talent show in the college chapel. The president, John Crowthers, welcomed the frosh to the campus, and greeted an enthusiastic host of loyal Page-ites. Upperclassmen, exhibiting their talents, provided excellent entertainment for those present. The group then proceeded to the Old Gym where they danced to the music of an "imported” juke-box, sipped "Cokes", and ate ice cream. Novel decorations based on the football field gave a jubilant atmosphere to the dance floor. BUI Ketlorman "O Solo Mios" to Doris Loary in the February Pago Program. Page's Christmas program, on December 16, was well received by the student body. The diversified program included the play, The Christmas Spirit, and a visit from Santa Claus. An outstanding ninety-third Anniversary Program was held in May. As another college year draws to a close, Page looks back on a job well done. Our •thanks for helpful advice to Miss Lenhardt and Mr. Caulwell. Page officers got in a huddle to figure out the clever decorations for tho rocoption. Leon Hondrickson returns the voico of Page to president Jack Crowthers at the fall Freshman Rocoption. during ono of the hottost membership campaigns.Soatod. loft to right: Poggy Whltcralt. Secretary; Cleo Shoots, Prosl-dont: Gono Trump, Vico President. Standing: Mary Jacobs. Treasurer. WOMEN'S COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Dorm life is a rare and wonderful thing! Rules for community living, study hours, permissions, and the races against the clock are just as much a part of dormitory life as teas, gab-sessions. Open House, and hostessing at functions on campus. Its busy program demanded the ingenuity and hard v ork of our president, Cleo Sheets. Each month featured a get-together with a catchy theme. A "Little Girls' Party" provided an opportunity for the freshmen to become acquainted with upperclassmen and with each other. In October, the warmth of I the lobby, gaily decorated with autumn leaves and yellow pumpkins, invited students in to the Hallowe'en tea. The girls offered their rooms and companionship to the representatives attending the State Teachers College Conference in November. Traditional greens, red ribbons, and a huge tree put everyone in the Christmas spirit. Our cocoa pour really hit the spot. Preparations for Open House and Parents' Weekend kept everyone busy till the end of the year.A rush of cold air and someone enters the "quiet, peaceful" Day Room. Groups of girls are gathered around the radio, on the couches, in the comers talking avidly while here and there a conscientious soul may be seen studying. Out in the locker room those who can't wait have already begun on their lunches. But, what’s new in the realm of the day students? Everyone is talking about the candy machine which has made popular that familiar saying, "Anyone got two nickels for a dime?" The Christmas party was a real success. Decorations and a tree made the Day Room look Christmassy and festive. Everyone exchanged silly little gifts, carols were sung, and (last but not least) refreshments were served. Food sale time came around under the guidance of Jane Keener, and every month a tea was held in a spic and span Day Room. The girls had a good time this year in the day room thanks to the work done by the officers and members of Welfare and Equity, who served them well. WOMEN'S DAY STUDENT ASSOCIATION i I ) I Seated, left to right: Mary Ann Hostetter. Secrotary: Mary Young. Treasurer; Anne Bassler. President; Betty Geisler. Vice President; and Por-sia Palumbo. Standing, left to right: Dorothy Hillegass. Betty Shirk. Florence Markley. Shirley Myers. Jane Keener, and Mary Elizabeth Little. all members ol Welfare and Equity.MEN'S COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION "Meeting will come to order" "Pass the cigars first!" "Hey! Stop blowin' so much smoke. I can't breathe." And now Dr. Stine will say a few words." Yes, you've guessed it. The M.C.A. is functioning again. Composed of all the dormitory men, this organization operates for the democracy, health, comfort, convenience and fraternity of all its members. Each evening in the Old Dungeon, the Canteen was open serving cokes, candies and other miscellaneous items to all those who had the ready cash. At the same time there v ere always a few rousing pinochle games in progress along with a "bull session" or two. However, the most important event which took place was Dick Eshleman's iamous auction of displaced garments. Anything for the M.C.A.! The officers for this year v ere: Elmer Hemberger, president; Thomas Gibson, vice-president; Malcolm MacFarland, secretary; Richard Young, treasurer. First row (on floor): Herr. Keener. Flinchbaugh. Hillogass. Second row: Mr. Torchia (Advisor). Shoot —Sec.. Shultz— Pro .. Lowis—Vic© Pro .. Biomo dorler—Treat., Bomborgor. Hostottor. Third row: Anglo. Goldbach. Palumbo. Reese. Harnlsh. Burke. HeHnor. Anderson. Bassler, Young. Little. Geisler, Mlchaol. The Millersville chapter of the Future Teachers of America enjoyed a successful year under the sponsorship of Mr. Joseph Torshia and Mr. Raymond Hovis. Evening meetings were held in Room R at which various teacher problems were discussed in the light of current methods. A number of speakers including campus personalities and authorities on the phases of teaching participated in the program, and gave pertinent suggestions to practice teachers. FUTURE TEACHERS QF AMERICA MEN'S COMMUTING ASSOCIATION Here is proof that the day student men do more than play card in those rare momonts between classes. For the first time our men day students have truly come into their own. Previously relegated to the lower depths of the dorm, they now have new, well-equipped day rooms complete with lockers and ping-pong tables in the Old Gym. Perhaps increased numbers accounts for increased attention. The day-men were headed this year by Prexy Bob Winters and his aides, John Holzinger and Dick Reese.MU KAPPA MU For tho first reincarnation of Mu Kappa Mu since the war. the mombors chose Ken King to be president. Ed Randier Vice President. Romaino Boyer Secretary .and Alta Acheson Treasurer Far back in the dim shadows of the past, in the year 1937, a small group of students allowed their instincts full sway, and from such an inauspicious beginning. Mu Kappa Mu was founded. Mu Kappa Mu, translated literally from the Greek, stands for the letters M C M, abbreviations for Mathematics Club of Millersville. After several years of being inactive because of the war, the Mu Kappa Mu has once more been organized by a group of forty interested students. Following a revision of the constitution, the club now 'con- sists of all those students who are majoring, minoring, or in any way interested in mathematics instead of, as in the past, only those people who were majoring in math. The purpose of the club is an acquisition of a greater understanding of and an appreciation for mathematics and also to make secure the high place of mathematics among the other sciences. Held monthly, the meetings consisted of lectures, reports, discussions, films and puzzles dealing with mathematics.STUDENT COUNCIL This year our student council had the honor of being host to student council representatives from the thirteen other state teachers colleges at the annual conference which was held on this campus. Taking place the weekend of November 21-22, the conference was designed to promote a better understanding among the colleges and to provide an opportunity for the discussion of common problems. Panel groups met for a general airing of such subjects as the student activity fund, campus grills, publications and freshman regulations. The visitors were also given an opportunity to explore our campus and attend several social functions. Allister Johnston is to be commended for his efficient engineering of the conference. Throughout the remainder of the year, our council played an active part in student affairs and rights. I S Sealed: Mary Goldbach. Waller Rooso. President. Juno Anderson. Secretary. Standing: Romaino Boyer. Charles Esholman. Allister lohnston. Vice President; Konnetb Childs. Treasurer; and Peggy Whitcrait.■ S. C. A. S. C. A. CABINET Seated: William Ling. loan Spanglor—President. Ken King—Vlce-Preeident. Harriet Trout—Secretary. Charles Benshotlor. Standing: Peggy Whltcrait. Ruth Lopes. Amelia Miller—Treasurer. Sara Jane Worth. Wednesday evenings are S.C.A. nights, nights when a group of students join in real fellowship to enjoy well-balanced, worthwhile programs. The S.C.A. reception for the freshman inaugurated the year with a large, enthusiastic turn-out for the program of games and refreshments. One Wednesday evening, busy members canvassed the campus for the items on a scavenger list. Highlighting the first semester, S.C.A. contributed Christmas gifts for distribution to the children of the Mennonite Home in Millers-ville. The last Wednesday before vacation the S.C.A. went carolling in the village, then returned for a late snack. Those who attended the Easter Dawn Service will remember its impressive simplicity. Among the outstanding speakers, was John Joseph from Bagdad, who described the religious background of his native country. Spiritual Enrichment Weekend was sponsored by all religious organizations on campus. In connection with similar organizations on American campuses, the S.C.A. raised money from contributions by students and faculty to support the World Student Service Fund. A get-together climaxed the year's activities.LUTHERAN CLUB The Lutheran Club, sponsored by Miss Esther E. Lenhardt and advised by Reverend Lebo of Trinity Lutheran Church, has become, in the course of this year, an active campus religious organization. Meetings were held on Wednesday evenings on campus, special meetings being held at Reverend Lebo's home. Millersville was host this year to a conference of Lutheran delegates from other colleges. Social affairs supplemented lectures and discussions, making this a worthwhile year. Frank Auxer. as prosident. organlzod tho mootings o! (he club, assisted by Mary Jacobs. Joseph Seitz, and Eleanor Oeischlager. serving in the cabinet. Newman Club loaders officiating at the regular weekly meetings this yoar were: Paul Haas as President. Lou Capaldi as Vice-President, and Josophino Weaver serv- ing in the doublo capacity of Secretary and Treasurer. NEWMAN CLUB Newman Club, an organization composed of Catholic students on campus, was very active this year. Meetings were held each Wednesday in the Girls' Day Student Room, one of which was devoted to the formal induction ceremony for new members. The Christmas meeting consisted of an informal party. Catholic Forums held in Lancaster were attended by interested club members throughout the year.PHI SIGMA PI Twice yearly a very unusual performance takes place on front campus. It's the Phi Sigs noisily initiating new members a la the paddle. All this is only a prelude to the formal initiation at which the hapless neophytes defend their lengthy theses on the industrial arts program. This year Phi Sigma Pi was kept busy not only by initiations but also by preparations for its hilarious Christmas program complete with Herman S. Santa Claus and his shapely reindeer. First row: Mr. McComsoy. Heckman. Biomesderior. Johnston. Peters, Shiplott. Trettel Mr. Shenk. Second row: Guth. Fisher, VanWionan. Rceso. Gravel. Rice. Harnish. Third row: Hurst. Rodriquez, Roberts. Williams. Tucky, Clements. Fourth row: Sneath. Weirlch. Dietz, Groome. King. Filth row: Koener. Moyer. Huber. Nelson.I DELTA PHI ETA Anyone entering the Old Gym on Homecoming Day was greeted by the red and white of Delta Phi Eta, and given a cup of steaming, mulled cider. Gay streamers and slogans, and decorated tables provided a cheerful background for the Cider Pour which was a big success. Previous to this, the honor sorority held its initiation dinner for the new members at the Spanish Tavern in Quarryville. An alumni dinner was held later in the year. This year the officers were Ann Foster, President. Barbara Angle, Vice President, Anne Bassler, Secretary and Joan Spangler, Treasurer. Front row. L. to R.: Porsia Palumbo. Noreen Weavor. Anne Bassler. Ann Foster. Barbara Anglo. Mary Herr. Socond row: Mary Anno Hostetler. Anno Lester. Alta Acheson. Phyllis Herr. Third row: Peggy Whltcralt Miss Ruby Boggs. Doris CresswolJ.First row: Mr. Eshleman. Wobor. Fisher. O'Neill. Hemberger. Mr. Monical. Second row: Heckman. Smeltzor. Shiplott. Zellers. Florishak. Mr. Shenk. Third row: Rodriquez. Dreisbach. Crowthers, Kralt. Bower. GraveL Fourth row: Jones. VanWienan. Podlesney. Hornig. IOTA LAMBDA SIGMA Notice all the new improvements on campus? Thanks to the seventeen new Iota members, we are now the proud possessors of a display case outside of chapel, an outdoor bulletin board, and sidewalk lampshades. Among the new members were three from the industrial arts faculty, the Messrs. Yard. Eshelman and Shenk. The Iota chapter of Iota Lambda Sigma, a national, professional, industrial arts fraternity, was installed on campus in 1935. Headed by James O'Neill first semester of this year, its second semester officers were Richard Fisher, president; Don Jones, vice-president, and Earl Rice, secretary-treasurer.Miss Lenhardt's right hand crew! Indispensable to the successful dramatic productions on campus, the theatre club figures out all the intricacies of stage setting, lighting and arrangement to provide the right background for the plays. Unseen by the public, the men arrange the transitions in time and location by their unique talents. The Theatre Club carried the action of the senior play from a liner in mid-ocean to a boarding house in Paris, a comparatively simple task. But all the ingenuity and skill of Dick Engard, stage manager, Herb Hurst, his assistant, and Walt McDowell, lighting specialist, were required for the production of Hilton's "Lost Horizon”. Skilled technicians were responsible for the extravaganza of lighting and impressionistic scenery which made the play so effective. INDUSTRIAL ARTS THEATRE CLUE Busy and talented members of the Theatro Club are left to right: Bob Schultz. Mervin Jacobs. Jack Crowthors. Dick Cams, Lovoro Broighnor, Tom Stettler, Warren Smeltzer. Leon Hendrickson. Bill Schoonlcbor. Goorgo Clappor. Louis Kukoda. Bill Brickor. Jack Mussolman. Lester Seaman. Dick Engard. Dennis Fiant. and Ken Williams.CITAMARD Walt Ullrich and Mary Buclcwalter seom to bo completely oblivious to tho (act that the eyes of Citamard are upon them. Spell ''Dramatic” backward and you have the name of the organization known as the Citamard Players. The purpose of the club is to study the presentation and production of plays, and to stimulate and arouse interest of the student body as a whole in dramatics. When the call for new members was issued in September, a large group of talented freshmen responded. Thirty-three of them were accepted, bringing the total membership of the club to approximately seventy-five members. On October 17, Citamard's initiation party for its new members was held in the Recreation Hall. Dramatic skits and pantomines were performed by the newcomers to the club. Refreshments and informal dancing, open to the student body, climaxed the affair. Four schools responded when invitations were sent for Citamard's annual High School Drama Night, which was held November seventh. These youthful entertainers presented one act plays, or scenes from larger productions. Citamard members served refreshments after a critic discussed the plays with the casts.Miss Brinklow. Mallliuon. Conway and Barnard, discussing the possibility of leaving Shangri-La. The biggest event of the year for Citamard was the play Lost Horizon. Directed by Miss Sheaffer, a newcomer to the club, the play was quite different from those given in the past. A distinctive lighting arrangement by the Industrial Arts Theatre Club served to make this an outstanding production. To Miss Esther Lenhardt and Miss Rebe-kah Sheaffer. we wish to extend our hearty thanks for their help in making this a most successful Citamard year. Conway, portrayed by Bill Seal is pictured helping his exhausted iriend Mallinson. Joe Seitz, whilo Charles Bcnshelter, as Chang, welcomos thorn to Shangri-La. Tho inhabitants ol Shangri-La convincing tho do-iected Mallinson that thoro is no possible means ol return over the treacherous mountains unguided.ENGLISH CLUB Left, to right: Dan Biemosderfer. Prosldont; Florence Markloy. Vice-President: Mary Workman, Treasurer; Carol Cawood. Secretary Representing the group of students interested in appreciation of the English language, The English Club has provided a basic program designed to satisfy that interest. With a liberal sprinkling of fun in a serious purpose, the club got off to a good start in early fall with a get-together party, complete with hot dogs and all the trimmings. At another meeting, the program,. chairman arranged for a movie dealing with exerpts from Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" and "Macbeth" to be shown to those attending. At Christmas time, the English Club featured its traditional program of Christmas stories, poems, legends and carol singing. Members of the club contributed their time and talent to make this a memorable program. Miss Emily Snyder of the English department, presented a very thorough and enjoyable discussion of Samuel .Shellaberger's current best-seller, "Prince of Foxes" in a special book review meeting. By analysing the background of the period as well as the highlights of the plot and characters, she introduced the book in relation with similar historical novels. A series of impromptu skits called Fun Night kept the participants and spectators on their toes one memorable evening. A well balanced program of activities and discussions completed the remainder of the year's meetings for English Club. Sandors P. McComscy, Dean of Instruction, who retains his actlvo interest in the English department through sponsorship of its clubFirst row: Hammond. Nouhard. KauHman. Burke. Anglo, and Sorvals. Second row: Worth. Senit. Whitcralt. Gardnor. Frymeyor. Wollo. Young. Third row: Woaver. Wagner. Jacobs. Wrlsloy. C. Melson. Fostor, Dubson LIBRARY SCIENCE CCUB With the lone boy-scout on hand to build a fire, the Library Science Club said "Hello" to new members and welcomed back the old at a Doggie Roast in early fall. In October the group sponsored a High School Library Club Conference, highlighted by the appearances of Marguerite DeAngeli and Janet Whitney. The conference, the first of its kind, received recognition from the American Library Association. In November, the club officially accepted all freshmen and sophomores interested in Library Science by revising the Constitution. Anyone entering the lobby in December was aware that something special was being held — the annual Christmas Party sponsored by Miss Helen Ganser. As in the past, the group held Sunday night book reviews. Climaxing the year's events, the group journeyed to Kutztown for the third annual library conference.VARSITY SWEETHEARTS ( I It has long been the custom of the Men's Varsity Club to choose representative co-eds who act as Varsity Sweethearts throughout their college years. Selected as sophomores, these girls become the hostesses and guests at club affairs and assist in selling booster tags. Upon graduation, the girls receive a gift from the club. The Sweethearts this year were: Betty Geis-ler and Ann Foster, seniors; Marianne Weicksel, junior; Arlene Snyder and Rose Mae DeVerter, sophomores. The mighty hunters and expert anglers on campus have an organization all their own—the Rod and Gun Club. Amid sympathetic listeners, they swap yarns and compare experiences to their hearts content. Meeting time was also devoted to speakers, exhibits and movies along game preservation and conservation lines. The officers for this year as they appear on the picture: Arthur Reist, Richard Young, president, and George Clapper. ROD AND GUN CLUBPRIMARY CLUH Gay posters announced the monthly meetings of one of the busiest organizations on campus, the Primary Club. One program was devoted to a display of Japanese souvenirs collected by Mr. Jennings while he taught in an Air Force school in Japan. An- other program featured Mrs. Smith's discussion of the art of story-telling. The clubs most extensive activity was the collection of books for a treasure chest for European children. In February a banquet "just for fun" was held at Lehr's. First row: Oelschlagor, Smith. Bonham. Workman. Shirk. Herr, Kurtz. Hopslottor. Buckwaltor. Woavor. Francos. Frost. Connor. Socond row: Arnst. Mackort, Mickey, Harnish. Hovel, Thiele. Bakor. Kelloy, Fehl, Edgory. Dittondortor. Troutman. Third row: Drucker, Newman, Hostetter. Geisler. Cresswell. Weaver. Bill. Horshock. Wright, Sellers, Zim-moron. Cauler. McAllister. Urban. Fourth row: Newman. Anderson. Ponnock. Shenk. Nist. Colestock. Miller. Keener. Martin. Krout. Lopes. Huber. Flinchbaugh. Walker.VARSITY CLUB Front row: L. to R.: Guth. Hornig. Dunlap. Depoo. J. Wonglast. Podlotnoy. Vengrin. Poters. Aston. M. Wcnglasz. Todd. Second row: McCoach. Shiplett. Freeman. Keays. Crowthers. Schultz. Bower. Noel. lones. Broitigan. Dosch. Musselman. Third row: Vincont. Weaver. Heckman. Korkuch. Weirich. Kraft. Levan. Clime. Williams. Connors "Get your booster tags here”, and before you could escape, a Varsity Club member stopped you. snatched a dime and hurried on to more conquests. This scene took place before every football game in the fall as the members supported both the team and their treasury. They also shared half honors with the Girls' Varsity at the game refreshment concessions. Varsity Club, a well known college organization, is made up of the letter-men on campus. The meetings, held in Brooks Hall, are famous for their heated discussions as various athletic and scholastic problems are ironed out. The Varsity Drag, held on November fifteenth, was one of the big semi-formal dances of the year. Attended by many alumni, it featured Andy Kemer's music and very appropriate and colorful football decorations. The Club Varsity, held in the spring, although not so highly publicized, was just as successful. Count on the Varsity men to be both athletic and social successes!BASSLER GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY This year on campus marks the inauguration of a new organization, the Bassler Geographic Society. Students interested in the study of geography banded together to form a club and named it in honor of Mr. Bassler. the college geography mentor. Elmer Bodie was chosen the first president, aided by Tom Roberts, Por-sia Palumbo, and Robert Biemesderfer as cabinet. At their monthly meetings current geographical discoveries and problems were discussed, and a number of speakers were heard. h First row: Nelson. Mr. Basslor. advisor. Palumbo. Bodio. Roberts. Mrs. Breneman. Adams. Second row: Dunlap, Reese, Acker. Clomens. Santaniollo. Mr. Duncan. Brooks. GIRLS' VARSITY CLUB Third row: Auxer. HeHner. Morey. Snyder. Youngblood. Holen Flinchbaugh. Naomi Madlem—President: Mary Lowis. Johnston. Workman. Doris HeHner—Treasurer: Botsy Annsloy— Vice President; Miss Mary Elizabeth Dixon. Helen Burke. Emma Lou Nist. Dorothy Hillegass, Amolia Miller. Elmira Eckort. GIRLS' VARSITY CLUB Officially organized this year, the Girls' Varsity Club is made up of girls who have received a letter in either of the varsity sports, hockey or basketball. At the end of the year, graduating members receive blazers in recognition of their sports activities. The club joined the Men's Varsity Club this year in manning the concession stands at football games, and later helped sponsor the hilarious Football Team vs. Girls Hockey Team game.THE FOUNTAIN The swifl pace of col iege years reflected upon quiet campus scenes.REFLECTIONS on MUSICCHOIR MEMBERS June Andorson. Anne Basslor, Rulh Basslcr. Betty Bard. Richard Bard, Ethclanno Boden. Georgo Caley. Allon Clay. Esther Clay, John Clemonts, Kathleen Colostock. Patricia Connor. Carl Davis, Paul Everhart. Dorothy Francos, Lurone Frost. Grace Gamble. Mabel Garner. Melvin Garner, Betty Geislor. Irene GenbauHc. Hannah Gottz. Joan Graybill. Charles Hallman. June Heckman, Jamos Helm, Loon Hendrickson. Dorothy Hillogass, Mary Ann Hostetter, Edward Jones, Audroy Kautiman. Mary Ellen Kauffman. Henry Konoagy. Joseph Koohler. James Kohl. Janet Kurtz. Doris Leary, Samuol Lightwood. Mary Elizabeth Little, Ruth Lopes. Flgronce Markloy. Clarence Martin. Robert Mayor. Lee Meredith, Amelia MSUor. Ellen Millor. Emma Lou Nist. Jane North. Earl Olewine. Gladys Palmer. Sylvia Plause, Ruth Pollard. Hugh Porter, Gladys Randall, Walter Rooso. Jr.. Kathloon Robb. Joan Saunders. Joseph Soitz, John Shoaror. May Short. Joan Skipper. Romayne Skippor. Gloria Smith, Charles Swartz. Ruth Thiele. Veda Tritch, Harriet Trout. Elaine Urban, William Wobsler. Marianno Weicksel. Paul Windmuller. Donald Witmeyer. Mary Workman, Grace Wright. Marilyn Young. Ralph Zorger. Marianno Weicksel. whose lovely soprano voico, cloar as a boll, thrilled audionces at tho annual presentation of the "Mossiah." .. 'H®vCt «c-. o v»»'0® ,o _ • o' c .. 10 - ° Reflets dans l’eau.ORCHESTRA Piano—Lureno Frost. Ruth Pollard; Trombone—Huqh Porter. Ira Honly: Trumpet—Bernle Straw bough. William Hartman; Clarinet—Veda Tritch. Harriet Trout, Honry Diel. Eugen© Rothburg; Flute—Mary Hagerty; Violins—Jane Worth. Florence Markley. Kathleen Robb. William Brickor. Frank Potras; Bass—Ireno GerbauHo; Drums—Joseph Seltx. Notice the intense concentration of part of the orchestra as it is seen in action at one of their regular Tuesday practices. Strains of sweet music issuing from room R announced the presence of Millersville's concert orchestra. This group, under the capable direction of Mr. Porter, supplied musical backgrounds for many college activities as well as giving an independent program in the Freshman Chapel. The orchestra provided the overtures and between acts selections for the senior and Citamard plays. In December, augmented by a group of Lancaster musicians, they accompanied the solo and choral singing for the annual presentation of the Messiah. Other activities and commitments throughout the year gave the orchestra a varied and full schedule.mrr= BAND Here comes the band, featuring the obvious talents of Majorettes Irene Genbauife. Doris Leary, "Honey" Hubbard and loan Young, lod by tho long-striding Drum Major. Dick Engard. with Morvin Jacobs and Goorgo Clapper. The band in uniform makes a stirring picture marching by in black and gold. No one could help feeling proud of our band this year. Thanks to Mr. Anderson's leadership and the hard work and cooperation of the members it has become once more a spirited part of campus life. The novel drills and synchronized marching added color and zest to the home football games. One of the attractions for Freshman chapel was the band concert at Christmas time. Everyone joined in the Christmas feeling when the band featured a medley of traditional carols and then accompanied the group singing. All year the band worked hard to make the Spring Concert the ringing success it was. Special numbers, solos and feature selections, as well as delightful arrangements of old favorites and stirring marches thrilled the listening audience.BROOKS HALL The expression of physical vigor, of the fun and excitement of sports.REFLECTIONS » on SPORTSA STURDY TEAM MET Tuesday morning, September third, fifty-eight candidates for the 1947 Marauder football squad were put through their paces in the initial workout. To meet with an early starting schedule, Coaches John Fischer and Bernie Santaniello called practice one week earlier than usual. There were regular workouts morning and afternoon, and blackboard drills each evening. The squad quickly rounded into shape and played two pre-season scrimmages with Lebanon Valley College and Pennsylvania Military Academy. Throughout the four weeks of arduous training every man on the squad was primed for the opening game with Albright at Reading. Pennsylvania. At eight P.M. on Friday, September twenty-seventh, 1947, the Marauders kicked off to open the campaign. The next three hours were probably the most thrilling ever witnessed by Millersville fans. Trailing 13-0 at halftime. Millersville came back and scored twenty exciting points to earn a well-deserved victory. First row: Fischer. Connor. Breitcgan, Nool. McCoach. Wen-glas. Brenner. Smokor. Vongrin, Santaniello. Second row: Dutcher. Harclorode. Chryst. Keays, Brace. Peters, Freeman. Potras. Starr. Desch. Musselman. Third row: Krait, Jones. Schneider, Crowthor. Wenglas. LeVan. Miller. Van- Winklo. Stone. Fourth row: Morgan, Fanolli. GroH. Woavor, Irwin. Pilleggi. Goimarac. Dosmond, Zigovits. Filth row: Pastolak, Cassol. Kniley, King. Benson. Givlor. Adams. Mickey, Woornor.ALL DUR OPPONENTS BUI Connor weaving through tho Shipponsburg line at the mid field stripe with Ken Bron-ner standing by. Still playing the football of its capability, the Marauder squad held Mansfield, 1946 champions. to a scoreless tie. In the next six weeks, bad luck struck the team with disastrous results. Millersville fell before Lock Haven 14-0, and the following week was swamped 37-0 by Bloomsburg. A victory over Rider College on October twenty-sixth kept the fans interested, but successive defeats by Shippensburg and Kutztown all but discouraged even the most faithful. Regardless of past events, the Marauder squad worked hard and literally astounded the football experts by holding a highly favored West Chester eleven to a six to nothing victory on that sea of mud. Millersville rose to its greatest heights during this game and won everyone's acclaim. The record reveals two wins, a tie, and five losses, but the season closed with the Marauders holding and deserving everyone's respect. Co-captain Mike Wonglass. with good blocking, booting a high one at Shippensburg.WE FACED A TOUGH Huddled under umbrellas, bundlod 10 keep out tho penotrallng cold, an anxious and impressed crowd watched tho mighty Maurauders hold the West Chester eleven scoreless nearly tho whole game. In a sea of mud. both teams, almost unrocognlzablo, hammered oach othor up and down the Held on Homecoming Day. At right. Ken Brenner is handing the ball to a last M.S.T.C. back. Snappy quarterback, Miko Wen-glasz. at the left, and steady, dependable Hubie Petors. below, both with impressivo sports records from pre-war recognition as well as honors these last two years, were olocted co-captains of the 1947 football squad. Action shots to the left and bolow show tho team on the offensive in a pre-season practice game against Lobanon Valley College on the home field.SCHEDULE No. it isn't a two-man game! This unusual shot was taken at Shipponsburg State Teachors College as Millorsvllle's determined Don Jones races to tackle the straight-arming, side-stepping opponent. Presenting below our senior football manager, good-natured Jack Musselman. who went the way of all senior managers when ho was traditionally but unceremoniously tossed into the lake at the end of the soason! Against Rider Collcgo. tho M.S.T.C. drlvo had a tolling effect and proved succossiu) enough to bring tho team out on lop. At the right. Ken Brenner has Just wheeled around to slip tho ball to speedy Jim Connor whilo Miko Wenglasx and another Millers-vlllo blocker chargo ahead to run intorforonce.BASKETBALL 1947-1948 The Millersville basketeers began their current campaign by meeting a strong La Salle combination. The Marauders trailed 21-17 at half time but the La Salle Explorers increased their pace and Millersville v as on the short end of a 63-47 count as the final whistle blew. Another strong aggregation, the Westminster Titans, chalked up a 60-52 victory over the Millersville quintet in a closely contested game. The Marauders showed good form but the highly rated opponents were unable to be stopped by the local courtmen. In Teacher College completition, Kutztown nosed out the Marauders 43-39 as the Golden Avalanche put on pressure to eke out a victory in the final minutes of the game. Millersville then trekked to Mansfield where they dropped a 59-45 decision to the State Teacher Mythical Champions of last year. DUR BASKETEERS SET A A twin pointer by Franny Larson, with one minute of play remaining, enabled the Marauders to defeat the Lock Haven Bald Eagles 42-40. Finding the range, the local basketeers trounced the Bloomsburg Huskies 47-39 to get back into the teacher college race. This victory was followed by an upset over the Shippens-burg Red Raiders by a 42-39 count. In avenge of a defeat handed them by the Titans earlier in the season the Millersville cage men clicked to upset a favored Westminster quintet 64-61 in an overtime period. Ray Dunlap sank a twin pointer with 30 seconds of play remaining typing the coun4 at 55 all to send the game into an extra stanza. The courtmen chalked up their fifth straight victory by displaying effective passing and shooting to down Lock Haven 45-37 for the second win over the Bald Eagles. The nucleus of the team is built around veteran performers from last year's squad which include: Captain Bob Schultz, Mike Pecuich, Ray Dunlap, Ken Depoe, Whitey Korkuch, John Wenglasz, Jim Todd, and Andy Drabick. Newcomers include: Frank Weaver, Jim Mahoney, Don Ross, and Bill Garrett. Now that the squad is clicking, having recorded five straight victories, we are looking forward to a successful season. amSWIFT PACE Fir l row. kneeling: Bob Schultz. Chuck Alfieri, Whitoy Korkuch. Ken Dopoe. Johnnie Wenglasz, Ray Dunlap, and Dick Todd. Second row. standing: Drabic, Bordner, Barnotz, Larson, Corns, Mahoney. Ross. Managers: ForroBt Guth and Herb Wornor with Coach Pucillo. . Not on picture: Miko Pecuich.Coach Max Bishop, top 0 page, had a succoss- ui year tor his first as basobali mentor at M.T.S.C., directing Iho loam captained by catcher Don ones, right. OUR BASE Bishop, in his first year as the Marauder coach, was gratified by the spirit displayed by the team. Since the entire team, with the exception of second baseman Hubie Peters, will be back in the spring of '48, Coach Bishop is looking forward to an even better season. 1948 SCHEDULE April 7 Franklin and Marshall Home . 9 West Choster Away 16 Shippensburg Home 17 Bloomsburg Home 24 Kutztown Away 28 Shippensburg Away May 1 Lock Haven Home i Bloomsburg Away 8 Lock Havon Away 10 West Chester Homo 12 Kutztown Home 15 St. Francis Away Pictured at the loft are the managers oi the baseball Maraudors: Dan Wlsotxkoy. Chuck Ori. "Copper" Kraft, crouching. John Fred-erico.RUNNERS IN ACTION Kneeling: John Fredorlco. manager; Ray Dunlap, George Vongrin, Dick Reese. Don Jones, Tuck Williams. Mr. Bishop, coach. Standing: Dan Wisotzky, Jack Levan, Hubio Peters. Bill Cushman. Guy Smeltz. Jim DeMaio, Loo Brubakor, Chuck Ori. manager; Ralph Kraft, manager. "In spring a young man's fancy turns towards thoughts of" . . . baseball. This was true at Millersville; twenty battery aspirants answered Coach Max Bishop's call for the first practice. Brooks Hall became the scene of much activity as fellows unlimbered arms that were unused throughout the long winter. The remainder of the squad reported March 20, 1947, for the first outdoor practice. By April 7th, they were ready for their first game. The Baseball Marauders, captained by Don Jones, won five of the nine games, although the second game with Shippensburg was rained out. Highlighting the season was the double victory over West Chester, the first, a brilliant shut-out by Hal Weirick.GRUNT AND GROAN This year Coach Ted Rupp was greeted by an enthusiastic group of wrestling hopefuls, headed by a nucleus from the 1947 squad. Veteran grapplers returning included Lyman 'Beans'' Weaver, a hundred thirty-six pounder who was honorary captain of last year's highly successful squad, Dick Smoker, ace heavyweight. To bolster the team's hopes of duplicating the 1947 undefeated slate have appeared Bob Miller, George Gould, Bob King, and Bob Markle, all first year material with outstanding high school records. THE 1948 SCHEDULE January 10—Wilkes College Home 24—Clarion Stale Teachers College Home 31—East Stroudsburg State Teachors College Away Fobruary 7—King's College Home 10—Buck noli University Home 21—Indiana State Toachers College Home 28—West Chester Home March 5-6—Stato Teachers Tournament at Lock Haven STC March 13—Middle Atlantic A.A.U. Tournament Lancaster Pictured below are the voteran grapplers ol Millersvllle's 1948 team, with two overwhelming victories ovor WiUcos College and Clarion Teachors to their credit. First row: Roese. Gould, Weaver. Miller, Waters. King, PUeggi. Second row: Finelll, Foster, Brod-beck. Benshetler, Whitmyor. Santone. McCoach. Third row: Moran. Markle. Smoker, Helveston. Freeman, Petras. Kiehl. Coach Ted Rupp.IT'S A RACKET Tonnis "Racketeers"—Rocky Fluck. Glenn Heckman. Hank Huber. Bob Schultz and Captain Eddie Aston are the romaininq members ol tho 1947 tonnis team. Tho not men woro victorious in ono match in seven starts but they had plenty ol fiqht in them when they opposed keen competition supplied by their opponents.First row: Marian Wolfe, Phyllis Bronckmcn. Amelia Miller. Shirley Myers. Jacqueline Bush. Evelyn banning, Barbara McCleod. Second row: Miss Dixon, coach; Miriam Walkor. Eleanor Oelschlager. Alice Andorson. Mary Workman, Elmira Eckort. Maryjane Servais, Helen Flinchbaugh, Miss Griffith, coach. Third row: Pat Connor. Emma Lou Nlst. manager; Irene Sloat. Doris Heffner, Naomi Madlem. Nancy Mattern. Helen Burke, senior manager, and Mltxi Smith. THE GOALIES October 11 Lock Havon 1 Millersville 1 October 18 Lock Haven 1 Mlllorsvillo 2 October 22 Gettysburg 2 MillersvlUo 3 Novombcr 1 Shipponsburg 1 Millersville 1 November 13 Albright 0 Mlllorsvillo 2 November 17 Lebanon Valley 2 Mlllorsvillo 7 Our congratulations go to the M.S.T.C. Girls' Hockey team who completed the 1947 season without a defeat. Playing a total of six games, the team won four contests while settling for ties with Lock Haven and Shippensburg. Co-captains elected for the season were Elmira Eckert, a senior, who completed her third year of varsity hockey, and Mary Workman, a sophomore, who completed her second year.First row: Brenokman. Short. Annesley. Whilcraft, co-captain. Young, co-captain. McClood. King, Yougol. Second row: Miss Mary Eiizaboth Dixon, coach, Royco. Woornor, Lanning, Mendenhall. Bragg. Wornor. Miss Katherine GriHith. coach. Third row: Leicester. Worth. Wible, Oelschlager, Clay, Dubson. Harwick. Gotlz, County, Nist. LADIES OF THE COURT SCHEDULE January 10 Elizabethtown Home February 4 Lebanon Valley Away February 7 Gettysburg Homo February 14 Lock Havon Home February 17 Elizabethtown Away February 19 Lebanon Valloy Homo March 2 Lock Havon Away The basketball squad, consisting of five players from the 1947 team and sixteen new members, completed a season of seven games under the coaching of Katherine E. Griffith, and Mary Elizabeth Dixon. Upon deciding to elect co-captains, the team selected Peggy Whitcraft and Shirley Young to lead them in the 1948 season. m ou) m Ita s ud«i i ovm w- 4W ona M ftam iwa ded b wd ml q V and m«.REFLECTIONS on GOOD TIMESLASTING MEMORIES OFFUN, FACES AND PLACES ’ WE REFLECT DN THE PAST REFLECTONS Memories are sweet Which act as a reflection of the past, Riches cannot compare with the Companionship they bring. Endeared through all times, relived And dreamed, they take the irridescent forms of Eternal poetry and music. So Remember with us The years we have spent together When each day was a shuttle which wove Strands of gold Through the loom of our lives. t Then we shall come again In memory To walk this way With only a reflection To guide us. George L. Caley.AND CONTEMPLATE THE FUTUREFOUR FUTURE M.S.T.C. CD-EUS Promising, and, wo bopo. future M.S.T.C. coed, dainty Jano Kinch. Bob's grinning daughter. Pictured below, is Goorgo Woornor's captivating littlo girl. Peggy.CONGRATULA TIONS! 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