Millvale High School - Millvalean Yearbook (Millvale, PA)

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402155. 7fze afpewzz, dlmlam 1"" - ii I,LllJliSllK'Cl by we ew of 1943 MILLVALE HIGH SCHOOL 5l11.l.vAl.L, P11NNs1'LvANm , 7 bnfovs essa e During the greatest of all wars something must be preserved to lighten the afflictions of the masses. That is the reason this spirited Class of '43 proudly introduces the fifteenth 'Millvalean to alleviate the distresses of the day. In order that old acquaintances should not be forgotten, that the mirthful pranks of our high school days be long remembered, and that the enthusiasm of the underclassmen be aroused . . . we wish to film a realistic picture to be focused in our memory . . . forever. Dorothy Voit, Editor Thelma Pschirer, Assistant Editor Page Three ebicafion E, tile Class of 1945, salute our former coaclm, now Lieutenant Nlccartily anal iiappily fleciicate tliis, tile fifteentli lVlillvalean, as a token of tlianlelulness lor iiis ilelpful guiclance. To llirn we wisll to sing a grateful llymn of praise for iris slzill in coaching our inoys to victory, llis unremitting toil in lzringing American History Classes to life, anal llis general Congeniality ancl goocl fellowsliip cluring tile years spent witii ns. Witli all sincerity we, Seniors, as liis sons anal ilaagiiters, extenil our gratituile anrl pray tiiat someclay, in tile not too clistant future, lie will again ine in our miclst. 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W afar 1 '111 1' . Q A ' Oh Mulvalei High, dear Mmvale High, 1 1 . Our Alma Mater true. 1 We pledge to thee ouri loyalty, Sing tq glory anew. w 11 1 1 111 1 Our heroes on the Held or track' Bring Honor to thy name. And xhyisons andidaughters will 1 Proclaimi thy fame: 2. For loving hearts with gifted mincls, Who guide us day by day, Who teach 1us Hope, Fidelity- Truths that will live always, We sing a grateful hymn of praise. To do our best we'll try, - W 1 ' And through the years will faithful be, Deaf Millvale High. S. 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Q HY' 1 1 - V fl 17 p 'EL-SL ll X I, f :A 'fl' i X X We X ' llfff X , - i . X p . , 7 ff " "'5' T ' I i.-I? if ' T ff'- --- "-- --- --c- " We Have Tried To Keep 'Em Happy .1 4 4 .. A XZ , " Sli ' -e -With M3212 'Z Htl' ui 6 -'1 ' '- ' 'I .fr 'l' ,-,in -A v f x v - 1 f . ' - l Before we begin to leaf through the pages '- ff 'J' A '? ,V f 'YM WW Y of this yearbook and reminisce upon the I ' ' 7"v! activities of our present student body, let us I -,Zi ' f I' A pause and give a few thoughts to those former fn- 1 ' '-Q' f students who may be found in the far corners ' fy 1. 'T E Wlli of the world serving our country. ,-QJ, -X X -' 'i -. 141--"' ." i A f,'f Perhaps it sounds trite to emphasize the 1 X 'I , E 4 ' ZX' importance of letters to those in the Armed - .' , 1 jf lg rj 1 4 . , . - " B, ,455 I , Forces. But-it wouldnt, if you had had lm' 77-eff , , ' the pleasure of reading the scores of letters 1, that came to us from our graduates who so ,Z Lffj : " . . . ff ax X sincerely and enthusiastically thanked us for Agfa? X? J ,,: sending them the monthly M.H S. Newsletter. Q X ' T 5 , x , ,.. a . 4 i T, .0 4 V i A A I ,M ight , f , - 'i ' i X l L' T L x., :gif':-- X ' 1 .-:"'! 1 1 l 'I 2' !!'l w W I - 5 Y i 5 , . v 'f by OE! ' St M 1 2' X '-,s ' 1 . ' x 1 V' V 17- V V ' A M e , X -. , ,.., Ci- i , Buy 3 X5 G L-.J L' ' 1. ..... 5 I L K N if X A y . T ' if i f - , 1 at - -as A be as "Tia fi 0 " - ---- D,,,gh Again, we say if you had read these replies you'd want to write to them until you had wx-iter's cramp plus! The idea originated the first day of school when Miss Brennan suggested to some of her students to write to the boys. From this little nucleus the Newsletter grew and has been sponsored by Miss Johnston and Miss Brennan, mimeographed by secretarial students and mailed with personal letters by Seniors and Q --1 - 12' .. QT, ,TT W -2-Q .ig --4 C -o 1, Mei other interested pupils. -"W , ' - TL -Y ff- - I The Newsletter brings them not only news T' N ii Agpiie -.N V of their Alma Mater and home town but also 'T .?:' 'HT Q news of their former pals and classmates now ,, , ,b '- ' scattered to the far ends of the earth. These 1 , X' K.: letters have caught up with the boys in the '-"- f S NK f 5'-" jungle, in the desert, and on the high seas. --- Si ' Yes, the Newsletter has been a "special Q W kk edition" to the sons and daughters of dear f Y Millvale High. -R ifxy We promise to think of them, to write to Ti X ' them, and to pray for them until-"The A Lights Come On Again All Over The Worldl', A ..-:L . K X ' 'S' .. - Y M N ' xg F' .2 .1 - , JL ,Je - Qs xx I ,fkefsf ...A . quam - - - pf , Ce , 5 Q S V 4 , , I 5 X X lf' 5 X x 'B-'Bonn W9 Honor Our Graduates Aitken, Robert Aldinger, Walter Anstead, Thelma Bauer, Bauer, John Karl Williani Ellsworth Bauer, Bauer, Bauerle, Francis Bender, Edward Bender, Robert Bennak, John Bennett, Ralph Beran, Bernard Beran, Robert Biery, Jack Bloss, Elmer Bloss, William Bluemling, Robert Boettcher, Ralph Bosiljevac, George Bohn, Albert Braune, Victor Britenbaugh, Gilbert Brodengeyer, Robert Bryson, Lloyd Bryson, Roy Burke, Ralph Buchholz, Alray Burns, Stewart Carpenter, Dominic Carson, Svlvester Christl, Albert Cooper, Henry Cooper, Jack Cooper, William Cooper, William Crawford, Delano Davis, William DeBannes, Camil Derringer, Albert Derringer, Francis Derringer, Robert Diller, John Dillman, Jack Dixon, Roy Donaldson, Jimmy Dotterweich, Richard Duffy, Berneita 4491 Eckert, Nicholas Ehrlich, Harold Eichler, Robert Elliott, Samuel Erk, Henry Erk, Louis Eschrich, Garl Flowers, Bernard Fortes, James Franke, Arthur Frederick, Merle Frienstein, John Fullmer, Frank Fullmer, Robert Garnnkel, Sidney Genter, William Gosnell, Cleason Gosnell, Albert Goyak, Peter Goyak, George Graper, Charles Green, Howard Gross, Robert Gross, Thomas Guca, Frank Guido, Michael Hamilton, Howard Hammon, Warren Harkins, Robert Healy, John Heil, William Heilman, George Heuler, Edward Hischemellor, Albert Hoak, Karl Hoeltje, Charles Hoifarth, Robert Holsinger, Virgil Holsinger, Galen Huesman, Edwin Huesman, John lmhof, Wilbert Irnhof, Charles Iseman, Donald Jackson. Robert Jandrlich, Frank Kaib, Charles Karpinski, Robert Kenneweg, Robert Kennedy, Walter Kinnen, Anna Klaas, Harry Knauer, Raymond Knochel, Lawrence Kofmehl, Robert Kornely, Peter Koeberlein, Leopold Krapi, George Kremer, Jerome Kress, Robert Kress, John Kroner, Robert Laber, Robert Karl Lache, Lache, Paul Lache, Ralph Mae Lavsa, Lawson, James Lieb, John Lieb, Ralph Little, Edward Lorence, Charles McBrien, James McCauley, Daniel McCormack, Earl McCormack, Ray McGinley, Jack McGinley, James McGinley, Thomas Manski, Raymond Marasti, Elmo Marchetto, Louis Marx, James Mason, Guv Meng, Fred Mihlfried, Vincent Miller, Wallace Miller, William Mogus, Matthew Mohr, Edward Mooney, Patrick Murphy, William Niesslein, Paul Nowack, George Ci 4-I H955 O'Connell, Harry Parker, Robert Patz, Elizabeth Perry, Ralph Pieifer, Raymond Pfeifer, Edward Pfischner, Robert Plischner, William Pfund, Raymond Philips, Frederick Pluskey, Raymond Porterfield, Edwin Postek, Michael Prokupek, Arnold Rabold, John Randig, Edwin Randig, Regis William John Reiners, Robert Reinhardt, William Rheam, Michael Riddle, Paul Riddle, Pershing Riley, Alvin Riley, Eugene Royfina, Frank Rohoza. Alex Roos, Donald Rosegrant, George Russell, Donald Reiber, Reiners, Ruzomberka, Edward Saul, Jack Sauter, Albert Schaefer, Blair Schafer, Robert Schiefelbein, William Schlereth, Paul Schmeltz, Marie Schmidt, James Schrass, Thomas Schroellel, Andrew Schroeflel, Charles Senk, Charles Senk, Kenneth Senk, Jack Servatius, XValter Sesti, Ernest Who Serve Our Country Shields, James Siranovich, John Siranovich, Matthew Siranovich, Stanley Slahor, Carl Staus, Francis Steckel, Robert Steinsdorfer, Glenn Stoffel, Jack Stoehr, Jack Stoehr, Roy Stoltenberg, Robert Stolarski, Mack Streifler, Robert Svach, Frank Taylor, Lamont Thoma, Joseph Torrence, John Uhl, Betty Vitunac, Walter Voegtly, John Voit, Elmer Walsh, Charles Walters, James Warner, Park Warner, Ray Wayman, Williain Wehi'le, Charles Weidner, William Wellinger, Robert VJenner, Warren Wetzel, Robert Wetzel, Alan Wetzel, Roy Wetzel, William Wittmer, Glenn Wukits, Leonard Wukits, Steve Yessel, Charles Yester, Robert Ziccarelli, John Zink, Herbert Zovko, Sylvester Zucco, Albert Page Nine Acu 1' aibs in is , Vmcu. IIOLSINGER Supl-rvising Prinripzul Jmihs SNVAIN Prinripnl uf High Srlmul lw0IIHlli'l'l'iilI Law if i NIM' IBRENNAN Lois ISEATTY ,gi Bookkvvpivlg. I3llSilK'SS lxlulll Elxglisll. Latin R Svnior Sponsor Nliuvufcuu Amlximr v VdQf Was: k Q S 'Ewa fi? 4 !,., wi .,ifg a,5. WA M 49 X mil luis Umzvlilz Girls' flmrus 5 l,xm,xN E. CERAIIAINI A rl g Inulslf SMITH IJUIIIOSHK 5lif'lll'l' . . x,,, ,i w S 1 E- ' ' Y .. 95 W A 5' fu ..,l'i.., ' 5' : x . --, f STANLIQY Fu-QMING Igilllll, tlllfllvilfll, .lllllillf SINYHSIU Runner HOWARD Page Ten slump, Xvrvsllillg l'I'1'SIllllilIl Fpunsur ,loslipu NICCARTIIY I'mrIlmH fourll, Hlslory rxlnysiuul Iillllfillilbll , ,,.. so van ' our volvlcmqs ... . Q l'1lll ws-IN!-' .lUIlNSTON lg!-QRTIIA l5ARmmN llllglixln, l.ilml.nli.ul1 lfnglisll, Suplmlnnrn- Spanx-ur f 'll l,1lRU'I'lll A clARl!NI.R .NNNA Nl. XXVI-.TZl'l, J - " P ff lfnygllxll lfnulixll. lluml-,gy J, 1 iz: V k lllnyxiunl l'.clll1.uliul1 v .WA H51-lliulm-llcwu Fpnlxsur yy pf' - J- fi-: . "Q ' ,Ch 'L ' l f' ' X , 1 7 , 'Q ' - ,. x" -KQV. : , . - , l lu, lm .l. lhivv Nun:-, .'XIl4'ml.nmm- lfllnvr lxnm l,xl.l.M,xN lmmm-lxml l',4lll4.ullou, l llxlulX. llm-lu'llmll lvum ll :umm O. l5u.1.m'lx fllwllurll .'X4lx'lNm l mmm-rc ml l'.clu1 .nlmn vmlunl XXIII I mm ll: YI ns Xl.lllu .mml Nu-luv lllllv l lulv .xwlxlnlll lmrllmll l mul: RlllD0l.l'll SPRIQNGI R Fmiul Slllrllvx, 5puns C l'le'l'ls lirmal ss Numl Fllulu-., Nlmnp l ,Inv Qxllx nm Nlll S I..-.um--1 Faqs Eleven OUR FACULTY AS WE KNOW THEM Mr. Holsinger says you can win if you're steady, For knowledge and wisdom come to him who is ready. Your heart is full of kindness and your head is full of brain, That's the way we think of you, our Principal, Mr. Swain. By teaching us to correctly use verbs and prepositions, Miss Bargman has helped us get promising positions. Rationing is the fashion these days we are told, Miss Beatty's counsel isn't rationed, it's pure gold. As slim as his test tubes and as staunch and as sturdy, Mr. Beyers makes geometry figures work out in a hurry. As Chieftain adviser and teacher of j.B.T., Mrs. Billock's duties keep her as busy as a bee. As Senior sponsor Miss Brennan to us appeals, For all that she teaches contains high ideals. With fire in his eyes and paper in his hand, Mr. Burgess teaches us the problems of our land. Since she is nurse, you can bet, Mrs. Depp- To the tricks of the hooky players will soon be "hep." Mr. Fleming's patient and guiding hand, Develops confidence and harmony in our band. From Mrs. Gardner we learn in grammar, To guard our lips and not to stammer. Miss Garver coaches our girls chorus, By singing well they do not bore us. Mrs. Graham teaches us in art, "Don't draw the horse before the cart." Mr. Howard's shop with his classes is tops, The quest for perfection never, never stops. Miss johnston's library is so bright and sunny, Classmates in there can't help feel quite chummy. An excellent coach to the boys on the team it is true, Mr. McCarthy we like to learn our history from you. With sugar and spices and satins and laces, Miss Smith's classes help girls get places. I Mr. Sprenger, your knowledge of the old, your teaching of the new Your sober manner doesn't fool us, for we know you're just you. As shorthand and typing from Mr. Tallman are learned, Aviation too saves time, when your wings you have earned. Neither English nor biology nor health nor "gym," Can take from Miss Wetzel her vigor and vim. Page Twelve X f W 1 . 1 I !1 ' iw f w FL qs L ff-fer, wff , 1' ' 1, -1 'N 1,!fy A!,XQf , 1 I f A " , 1 I 1 Q 1' 1 1 :H ! "' ' jg' ,,-3-5-,t-qzzriiigvirri'-i-11-7:iKt4 , 'ya L . ,-3 . 4' . Y ,V I r' 'ff' As-f . 'C' my Q. ' 1 , 1 N -- .Y .z?f'-aailfl --44:,,:' .:-P.: g,'4-:'l?:'f?2i'5'iE9: 1 CR Q 1 ? W. EQ W . Aj 5 ?3f Y J 1 54 J A . -+1-J' VM. IILAEEEE Paqv Uwiccrw a 1, g V ' JACK AUFMAN "Snuffy" 1 - i al Academic Course, Varsity Basketball, Mushball, Class Basketball, President of A .s V A I Hi-Y, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Staff, Band, President of Sophomore Class, 4 . sl W x , Vice-President of Senior Class, Military Science. ' E by The executive ability of this young chap has been demonstrated time and time again in the forefront oi w , class activities. A willing participant in all M H.S. aiiairs, a comedian, such as could make a stone image if laugh, and a mainstay to our school spirit, jack has won a definite place for himself in our class of '43. if J H g . , ' Liliigg S 1 1251+ , fQL7.?'Qg ,U'1 lik I ...g'52,.,,..:gpf-r 1 L' W' Wien! .Ti ' . jfS?,i1'i:sllii i.., ,,,, ROSE BABIC "Rosie" ' General Course, Treasurer of Freshman Class, Chorus, Minstrel, Secretary of Juniors, Rifle Club, Chieftain Staff, Senio s, Millvalean Staff. k hi h in the eyes of her classmates. KENNETH BAUER "Ken" General Course, Rifle Team, Bowl- ing Team, Chieftain Staff, Band, Class Basketball, Class Softball, Military Science. Ken seems to have a versatile personality to lit any mood, for he may be reserved in manner or gay and carefree as the occasion demands. His infectious smile is as welcome to all as are those comical outbursts in class. He is well liked by all who come in contact with him because of his happyfgoflucky manner and funfloving ways. O HAROLD BEARL 73 General Course, Honor Club, Manager of War Stamp . Drive, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Salesman. Harold possesses a rare business ability which has never been challenged in the cla.. ' ' ' k b kseat. If of '43. Then too, as his records show. scholastically his leadership in the stamp drive is any indication. makc a name for himself in the business world. ROBERT BENNETT Commercial Course, Band, Orchestra, Newspaper Staff, Bowling Team. Although Bob-the first Senior to enlist in the U. S. Navy--has left our midst, his jolly qualities linger behind. Ben's ability to "swing it" is dxernonstrateduby his clarinet and also the bowling ball! We are ' s bl h has always been in his Hzoot suit" on the hoping that he will be as happy in hi. navy ue as e dance floor. Pane Fourteen Rose, whose constant companion is Betty, ran s g . - And -why not? Her infectious smile, her readiness to help, and her friendly manner explain her popularity. Rose is one of those persons who give high school its K pleasanti memo 'es. if Ola' YJ I T ss lx' X, ROSE BARKOVICH "Rosie" V Q General Course, Girls' Chorus, Iqf Class Basketball. I I P A . ff ' Athletic ability ia a ularlsfzdfoihsghrectigna lgarthiin Calilri' riculum of this young as- ' gymnastic activity in which she-P3n'C'P3fC5' Frog' casting a winning basket to smashing a homefruh, 5 9 is perfection. Her unlimited wardrobe reflects her personality, and her true charm is found in the zest she puts into her every activity. X gs xN lg ,V miss l I 1 1 WV he hasnt ta en a ac we predict that Harold will ClBen,! P.S.M.A., Freshman Basketball, Hi-Y, nj ANNA MAY BISSERT Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus, Seniorettes. 5 Quiet, shy, sweet, and many other adjectives can be used to describe Anna May. Her bright blue eyes speak eloquently of her happiness, and her curly hair frames an interesting face. Her quiet manner deserts her, however, when her enthusiasm is aroused over an exciting play on the Millvale gridiron. Hidden by a silent disguise is a sparkling gem waitihg to be discovered by friendship. JEROME BLOBNER Commercial Course, Rifle Club, Rifle Team, Manager of Wrestling Team, Military Science. jerry. one of the more serious Senior, seems to take special interest in mechanical drawing. Evidently, he doesn't show an enthusiastic interest toward any particular -t girl, but instead prefers the life of a bachelor. Although quiet and seemingly un' concerned about the social side of school, jerry possesses all the qualities necessary for a successful future, 0 ,M I' v L I If x.. f '1 ' 1 BETTY BORN ffgmyv Commercial Course, Class Basket- ball, Millvalean Staff '42, '43, Sec. . retary of Freshman Class, Candy , Seller, Girls' Athletic Club, Honor Club, Seniorettes, Chieftain Staff. t Art and clever themes rank high on Bett '- l' f achievements, for she ' '- tl .d . , y-5 lst O Lustrous hrown hair, dblu: cenyfe-s, iihdbh: diisyprddirll f plcxxon comprise her attractive makeup, and her noon- :fl dai' iongs spqinkle the air with joy, Everybody is ? 9, 0 Blve pcasure in -um , b B 1 it simply by walking intl: tlieui':iibm.ut etty can give x i NORMA BOSS "Normie" General Course, Band, Orchestra, P.S.M.A., Latin Club. Musical, witty, and philosophical-that's Normie. one of our musicians from "the mountainsf Her beloved violin is the basis on which she hopes to build a future as a music instructor. With all- she has on the ball." Norma is sure to reach the highest rung on the ladder to success, RALPH BOSSING "Bim" Commercial Course, Class Basketball, Freshman Basketball, Hi-Y, Military Science. This curly headed Senior is the idol of the opposite sex as well' as a friend to all. for he is an easy fellow tu get along with, Hunting is one of Bim s favorite Sports. and he really "brings home the bacon" because he is a crack shot with a rifle, Nor does he take a backseat in his classwork, especially English, where he gives many interesting talks and essays. i-i ,' w1ff', ff' -570 Joi-iN BREITENBACH "Pinky,' Academic Course, Football, Class Softball, Hi-Y, Varsity Club, Military Science, Freshman Basketball, Vice President of Freshman Class. h d , ' ' - ll k , d P' k 'll d this by performing great fleiissy nsddi oiilift onyrilizngiidiifgriibiilf sig? onpllicagxilesiing teldmli iifrliliiiibhly hgrcislccaptain, lplthrtigh "Pinky can often be seen with a certain Senior lass, he possesses that certain .-ur that attracts a to im. 'W . Page Fifteen 1 HELEN BURKE "Blondie" Academic Course, Seniorettes, Class Basketball, Chorus, Bowling League. A winsome smile and cheerful attitude make this lass the delight of all who know her, for when Helen smiles, "the world smiles with her." Her lustrous blond hair and creamy complexion are the envy of all, as is her basketball playing which is "tops." Add these together, mix in a bit of her personality, and you have the ideal high school girl. . ARTHUR COLVILLE , '6Aft,, General Course, Library Club, Class Softball, Military Science. A distinct vein of bashfulness, which is brought out by frequent flashes of red, is possessed by Art. Despite his quiet manner, he is extremely sociable, and. ranks as one of the most conservative Seniors. If "Silence is Golden," Art will always have a good financial standing. E JOHN CUNIC "Mex" Commercial Course, Wrestling Team, Football, Varsity Club. A football star, Mex is a husky lad especially noted for his athletic activities. jovial and carefree. he can ll be found in the halls teasing a number of usua y n the opposite sex, as he is attracted to all by muscular physique and handsome profile. His motto seems to be "anything for a joke! e.We,E EDNA De BRESTLE "Eddie" Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus, Girls' Athletic Club, Manager .L junior Candy Sales, Seniorettes, Sophomore Aid. Gentlemen may prefer blondes, but in this case gentle- men will prefer brunettes, for Edna can captivate the heart of any young Romeo by her sweet musical voice and the merry twinkle in her eyes. As absence makes the heart grow fonder, she should be well loved, for she is often conspicuous by her inf attendance. A rfaafz - I f , 111.4 1 ' THELMA DIETER "Dietz" Ap Commercial Course, High Honor Graduate, Millvalean Staff . Lf' '42, '43, Chieftain Staff, Candy Seller, Seniorettes, Honor f 1 Club. X Thelma, one of those few who have secured a permanent position on the Honor Roll is reliable as the day is long, Her constant companion is Betty, and for If X R X i n n't be beat Alwavs willin to aid her class Thelma XX fun and laughter these tw ca ' , I g . was one of our ace candyfsellers. Personality plus is what makes Thelma click! . , f", - , y 'X 61.1 j . HOWARD DOTT I f C0 General Course, Military Science. 2 Chemistry and Howard are synonomous, for Howard has gone so far with his hobby as to build a private laboratory in his own home. Study does not occupy all of Howard's time, however, for he is often seen hunting, fishing, or wrestling. During his two years at M.H,S., 'Howard has injected the happy, mirthful qualities he himself possesses. ARTHUR FLEMING Commercial Course, Camera Club, Band, Orchestra, Military Science, Bowling Team. Likeable characteristics, dependability, and industriousness are qualities inbred in Art. Quiet he goes about his work efficiently with surprisingly good results. Because of his respectful ways, he may be classified as the model Senior boy. Since friends are valuable, Art will never be "broke. ROBERT FUNK "Bob" Academic Course, Secretary of Hi-Y, Manager of Basketball Team. Bob is a jolly, pleasant young fellow with a supply of friends, many of whom are the opposite sex. Although happyfgo-lucky, "Foo" is never boisterous or impolite- always a true gentleman and a good natured lad with a cheery outlook on life. Bob is positive to ride far on the wings of ambition. HAI11! and reserved LEONA GANTER "Leg" Commercial Course, Honor Grad- uate, Girls' Chorus, Millvalean Salesman. 'Although Millvale claimed this lass only last year when she came from Westinghouse High School, in a very short time she became wellfknown by all her classmates. One of her greatest assets is her beautiful gray eyes-the type that poets write about Leona has the self-assurance that make it impossible. for her to remain a stranger in a crowd. 1943 LOIS GROSS Seniorettes, Defense "There goes one of the cutest merry voice can often be heard to having a happy, joyous p BERNICE HASER ffm.. e 1 ELE,KNOR GEYER "El" V Academic Course, Red Cross, ' Millvalean Staff '42, '43, Latin Club. From the "mountains" has come this soft-voiced, seriousfeyed senior in whom the character traits of politeness and neatness are plainly visible. Although her lively chatter at their noonfday does her best in a Eleanor is a girl a friend. entertains the girls from Mt. Troy "gain" sessions, she is a student who most pleasing manner. All in all- whom one likes to know and call ICLOU Commercial Course, Honor Graduate, Bowling Team, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Staff, Junior Candy Seller, Stamp Salesman. kids in town." That's the remark made when Lois passes byk. Happy-go-lucky is a phrase that its Lois to a "T", as her lilting and in a group of students, male or female. In addition ersonality, she can be depended upon to give an intelligent answer. Likeable, learned. and little-that's Lois. "Bernie" General Course, Archery Club, Seniorettes, Girls' Chorus. "Happyfgo-lucky"-these words were never more truly said of a person than they are when describing Bernie, our chief mischieffmaker. Music, absolutely in the groove, is a topic of which she is quite an expert, and the wheel of a car holds no terror for her. As gay as a ribbon is our Bernie! Paar: Cavan? I li X IRMA HECK U11-ln". General Course, Girls' Athletic Club, Bowling Team, Seniorettes, Rifle Club, Millvalean Salesman. The charming combination of sleek auburn hair and a peaches and cream complexion is the keynote to Irma's popularity in school as well as at the numerous dances she attends. Her ready laugh and sharp sense of humor have won for her a large place in the hearts of her classmates. Everyone knows that lrma's "the ticket," if you want your morale lifted. PAUL "Skinny" General Course, Hi-Y, Military Science, Football '39, '40, Class Basketball. If you are "down in the dumps" just associate with "Skinny" las he is known to his many friendsj, for with his wise cracks he will have you feeling like a million ' dollars in no time. Skinny who is a member of the foursome "Aufman, Bossing, Hite, Heil" will always be remembered for his good naturedness. RAYMOND HEULER "Ray" Commercial Course, Band, Hi-Y, Orchestra, President Camera Club, Captain of Bowling Team, Class Basketball, Military Science. Ray, a peaceful and mirthiul fellow, may appear serious to outsiders, but his classmates know that he possesses a keen sense of humor. Ready to wisecrack at the proper time, he is a favorite with his numerous friends. Carefree Ray does not worry about the future, but is content to have a good time. QT X , CL. ss JACK HITE ffjackw Commercial Course, Hi-Y, Military Science. J0 lf you hear the latest joke being related and glance around, nine times out of ten you will find Jack. The glint of good humor and mischievousness in his eyes fit his profile perfectly. To a lot of people ,lack may seem quiet, but his classmates know him as a carefree, amusing, likeable chap. MELVA HUERBIN "Herb" Commercial Course, Girls' Athletic Club, Seniorettes, Millvalean Staff. Mel's greeting is a joke, her discussions are punctuated with much laughter, and only humorous themes are produced by her pencil. Seriousness is akword that is not contained in Melva's dictionary. She's fourfstar material. active in sports and by no means lacking in brains . . . just what the doctor ordered! A NORBERT IMHOF Commercial Course Class Basketball, Military Science, Hi-Y Treasurer. v lVitty Norh, whose amiability and friendliness make him well libel, may frequently be found talking about the Hi'Y, the club of which he was treasurer. Never taking his studies too seriously and always smiling no matter what comes or goes, Norbert seems to let nature glide him along his course in life. My x " EARL KING ff' eff M fu, y Commercial Course, Military Science. , fq ' K Earl's shyness masks .i personality well worth having -a combination Qf,5lW2lQfiIY- PCYSCVCYCUCC. 21-nd faithfulness. One of Earl's favorite dislikes seems to be school,-with the exewztion of the shopx which holds a special fascination for him. The memory of his favorable qualities wi remain in -M,Hlia. cvcn after his graduation. 2 , 1 1 MARY MARGARET KLUG "Marg" Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus. "As quiet as a mouse, but as studious as a professor" is indeed an appropriate simile for Miiry. Her quiet, reserved manner however does not prevent her from having friends, for she can laugh and joke with the best of them. Although Mary ma me b' hf l o ' ' - - ' " ' y se m as u t some, when in the trio of Ruth, Lil, and Mary" : ' contributes an ample share tu the whirlpool of contagious laughter, f0JJ .J .ti W, X . ,Jb.!ff, Jfj, GEORGE KOELSCH K' Commercial Course, Chieftain Staff, Bowling Team. George, who amhles on like time and never bothers anyone, is always ready, willing, and able to help one and all.. His seriousness seems to point to thc fact that this f'ur gentlem xxill som d nl - - Q an ' J eay make ' e ieicnt secretary, Shy and unassuming George, who is truly conservative, is welcomed by us all. i- u l limi , 5 it if ' ,Y ,. , .-Zuma PAUL KNAUER Elbie J, , if Commercial Course, Varsity Foot- Qfy, ,,!.fi' , ' ball, Varsity Basketball, Varsity 7 4 Club, Hi-Y, Military science, , 7 " l"Wir"t' 'W Chieftain Staff, Class Softball, Class l " 'N ' Mushball. i v W , One of the greatest honors and responsibilities ollercd ,b f - ' lo the students of M.H,S. namely Senior class ' NZ, ' presidency- has fallen to genial, happy-goflucky Paul. 'l wo , He has been a mainstay of our "dream biickl1eld" this 5 , 5 , year and also proved himself valuable on the basket- ' ball court. Always ready and willing, he has been a friend tu all. Vp i , KJV' MARIE KUMPFMILLER "Kumpf" Commercial Course, High Honor Graduate, Seniorettes, Secretary- of Senior Class, Vice President of Sophomore Class, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain Staff. "Kumpf", as she is called by her many friends, is one of the elass's chief assets. ljerl ciiol efficiency, combined with her unassuming manner tend to make her the l CH KH" " ' " ' " ess secretary, Since hir high school years have been studded with stars of scholastic achievement, Nlarie's road to success is certain, Kp SYLVIA LACHE Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus, Red Cross Club. If the manufacturers of vitamins had to depend on Sylvia, they'd go bankrupt, for her 7' 4" is bursting with vim, A shy, quiet smile and vivid personality make her a true leader of the Mt. Troy crowd. lVlth ill this to her credit, we knoxv that she'll be a success in nursing, her chosen profession, D Tmpnltv RUTH LAMBERT "Ruthie" General Course, Rifle Club, Girls' Chorus, All Western, Seniorettes, War Stamp Salesman, Junior Officier, Girls' Basketball, Bowling League, Junior Candy Seller, Chieftain Editor, Millvalean Staff. jane Arden and her thrilling news stories have nothing on Ruthie, for she is the editor of the Chieftain and reporter for one of the local newspapers. Her clever reporting, her sweet disarming smile and easy friendliness will carry her far in her life's must fervent ambition-journalism. WILLIAM LEAHY "Bill" Academic Course, Band, Orchestra, Captain of Rifle Club, P.S.M.A. '41, Military Science, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Salesman, Bowling Team. Bill has many friends and is always willing to do more than his share of the work. Because of a deep'rooted genuine friendliness and a spirit of coopcrativcness. Bill has become one of the best liked Senior boys. Behind his quiet unassuming manner, there is an earnest ambition which is bound to help him succeed. ' ff,f',g6i.!d, 1 I7 A . MARIE LEONETTI "Pinks" General Course, Junior Candy Seller, Red Cross Club, Girls' Basketball, Chorus '41. A quiet sort of charm accompanying a wide smile constitutes a gift of eongeniality which has drawn everlasting companions to Marie. An olive complexion, ebony hair, and dreamy eyes are a few of her many outstanding features. Always willing to cooperate with all and ready to do her best, Marie is a welcome addition to any group. 1 nf , . Q i , BERNARDINE LUNZ f-Bernie" Commercial Course, Millvalean Salesman. Quiet as a mouse, but by no means as unpopular, Bernardine is one of our really dependable commercial students. Her large bright eyes, long blonde hair, and shy smile win the affection of all who know her. In her own sweet manner, she has won her way permanently into the hearts of her fellow elassmen. ,K . M7- ww MARGARET MATAKOVICH "Marge" Commercial Course, Class Basketball, Millvalean Salesman. ,lovial yet shy this charming Senior is always ready to uphold the morale of the folks at home with her casy wit and optimistic outlook on life. Her interests are varied, however, and her pen is ever busy writing to our gallant men in the armed forces. This lass from the mountains has all the traits of good humor and fun that are necded to make her a welcome member of any group. VERNA MIHLFRIED "Vern" V B . Commercial Course, Band, Orchestra, Seniorettes, Girls' Athletic Club, Bowling Team, Millvalean Staff, Girls' Basketball. -X ,Q ff "Another strike!" is the cry and we know it must he Verna, who shows the men what a girl can do on a bowling alley. Then we see laughing eyes, soft, dark curls, rosy cheeks and -our guess is confirmed. - These features plus her excellent taste in clothes comprise VCU1, HU Hll'Hf0Und f2lV01'llC' r ELVA RUTH MILLER "El" Girls' Chorus '40, '42, '43, Minstrel '40, Seniorettes, General Course, Junior Candy Seller, Millvalean Salesman. One of our live wires, Elva never fails to sec the joke, for she is bubbling over with gay spirits and ready wit. She goes through life and school without a care in the world, but Elva Ruth is one of those friendly girls whose personality shines brightly. That cheery smile of hers helps every school mate on his way.j 1 , UV!! FRANK MRAK Academic Course, Hi-Y, Bowling Team, Millvalean Staff, Treasurer of Sophomore and Junior Class, Rifle Team, Forum Club, Band. Une of our contributions to modern science is Frank. However, even when he is engrossed in this favorite pastime, he is always ready to greet you with a cheery "hello," Clear thinking and definite opinions, as shown in his classes, are bound X to help him make his way in life. ,,f' FRANK MUNSON Academic Course, Band, Orchestra All-Western '40, '41, '42, '43, All- State '42, '43, Hi-Y, Football, Wrestling, Rifle Club, Basketball, Varsity Club, Military Science, Softball. Frank is probably the most versatile male member of the Senior class, His ingenious skill in music has been revealed hy his numerous partieipations in state festivals and at home. Contrary to most musicians, Frank is equally adept in football and wrestling. His destiny seems certain to bring him profitable ends. 3 ' ' LOIS OSTRUM "LO" Commercial Course, Band, Minstrel A Show, Girls' Chorus, Bowling League, P.S.M.A., Millvalean Sales- man. Lois without dancing is like an automobile without tires. Her ability as a tap dancer and her smart costumes have brightened many an assembly program. Smartly coifiured hair, a cute turncd'up nose, and a lilting giggle combine to attain for her the title of "Miss Millvalef' Her twinkling feet are destined to go dancing gayly down the road of life to success. DOROTHY PAROLSKI "Dot" Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Girls' Basketball, Variety Show. Aeronautics is Dorothy's "meat." Nothing holds more fascination for her than building her own model airplanes. "Dot's" clever iingers have also adapted them' selves to skillfully manipulating the accordion keys. Always ready to entertain and bc entertained, she casts a beam of happiness to all who associate with her. MARY PAVKOVICH "MHif" Commercial Course, Honor Graduate, Chieftain Staff, Cheerleader, Seniorettes, Honor Club, Girls' Athletic Club, Millvalean Staff '40, '41, '43, Manager of Magazine Drive, Library Assistant. "Good things come in small packages" aptly applies to Ivlary, cheerleader and scholar. One of our ahlest commercial students, Mary has proven herself a diligent worker, for she is always willing to help in any emergency. Although short in stature, she is a dynamo of energy and her brisk step is easily recognized in the school corridors. 1 Cf' I JY' .PrsAi1L PEINDL .M Commercial Course, Secretary of Seniorettes, Girls' Chorus, Cheerleader, ii Chieftain Staff, Variety Show. A typical high school lass is Pearl, nightingale of the mountains. Singing, however, is not her only outstanding feature, She is widely known for her cunning capers on the field as a cheerleader and her ready enthusiasm for any phase of athletics. All in all, her personality is "four star." JOSEPH PETTI ffjoev i Academic Course, Freshman Basketball, Class Basketball, l I Class Softball, Military Science, Bowling League, Varsity 3 Wrestling '42 and '43. i Of 'all theISeniors, Joe possesses the heartiest laugh and is constantly making use 5 of it. .This talkative Senior enlivens any conversation with his supply of laugh j provoking jokes and seems always to have a new one ready to spring from his lips ' if his ever present smile is any sign. ' l l I g V' NORMAN PFISTER Lf'-H'-Mu "Coon" Academic Course, Hi-Y, Band, Orchestra, P.S.M.A. District Band '40, '41, '42, P.S.M.A. All-State Band '42, '43. Everyone in school knows "Coon," He is the well dressed Senior galavanting around the halls always interested in school activities rather than studies. LNorm says studies get in thc way of lcisurelj After his graduation not only "Jeannie with the light brown ha-ir -but many of the other underclassmates will miss his merriment and fun. ROBERT PFUND "Scorp" Commercial Course, Varsity Foot- ball, Varsity Basketball, Hi-Y, Varsity Club, Class Softball, Millvalean Staff, Baseball, Military V Science. Wherex'er you find Bob, you are-sure-to find hilarity 'ind laughter Artistic and athletic ability are seldom found in the same person, but he proves the excepf I tion. Bob showed he could "take it" by his sterling 4 4 performances on the gridiron, and that he could "sketch it" by his many sports drawings. Handsome and agreeable Bob has caused many a feminine heart throh. CATHERINE PICKL f'P'fkS" Commercial Course, Class Basketball, Seniorettes, Bowling QP' League, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain Staff, Salvage Drive, "' Girls' Athletic Club. V H h ' C th Q ' , - ,- . ' f win in eves--t at s a erine. fi craijziibelhtniii fiiiiqlkilvirixgltsttiitliiile aiisliaicrtufii ltier chari, 'Dancing is a "must" on her curriculum, and her ability to master the latest jitterbug step? is remarkabtllee Possession of an evcr'ready smile and friendly helpfulness will make er trip up road to success an easy venture, RUTH PORR "Ruthie" Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus. H h g n d ' ' ' . ' k ' d ' ntious student describe Ruth perfectly. er is y manner is engaging- an I-Iigigigllgilgwsdgsrasc? alifdyssclfriendlylthe result . . . lots of truefblue friends. As she is a shy girl, U at - - - - - h' 1 tr l worthfwhile to say. She really shines on ' 'l h r hcr voice in class unlcs she has somet ing u-y U mlibviicvecra and her grades are ampise proof of her scholastic ability, - , . i ANNE POSLUSNEY "Annie7 yfjff Commercial Course, Baton Club, Chieftain Staff, Indian Queen, Millvalean jjf Salesman. Brown eyes, chestnut hair, personality v-who could ask for anything more? Her genial friendliness, dancing "- talent, and artistic haton twirling make Ann very popular with both sexes. Take it from us, shels a V4 girl full of life and fun, who is always eager to help the world along with her ever-ready smile. Y 1 it f' ELEAN OR PSCHIRER "El" X Commercial Course, Girls' Athletic Club, Class Basketball, Chieftain Staff, Girls' Chorus, Seniorettes, Red Cross Club. A smile for every occasion is one of the many traits that comprise Eleanor's make' up. Lonselquently, she has smiled her way through twelve years of school, reaching the top with a supply of friends. A top-noteher in the sewing circle, she adds a dash of color to M.l'l.S. Her pleasant attributes only magnify her general attractiveness. .4 FRANCIS Pscr-IIRER ffrram Academic Course, Hi-Y, Rifle Club, Bowling League, Chieftain Staff. DCU or "dear" hunting is Fran's favorite sport as is Slwwn by his many trophies and girls around him. A crack shot, Francis is the pride of the rifle team and rarely lets his team mates down, "Red," as hu i, eomvmonly called,4 is a prince of a fellow. Though dl?-PUIQYIYII-Z U2lSY'l-ZUIIQE. he has the faculty for getting tings d-one and is usually found in the thick gf class activities. 19413 . IRMA PSCHIRER "Irm" Commercial Course, Seniorettes. Blond hair, deep gray eyes, and .i small fragile appear- anee combine to make Irma the Senior s llresden fi-lima I lloll, Although dainty. this doesnt stop her lrom wh N ' 'aging in that rough and tumlvling sport roller skating. Her eheerlul-ness, brightness, and readiness , ,WMM to appreciate a hit ol fun have endeared her' to all A v i 1 x i THELMA PSCHIRER "Thelm" Commercial Course, High Honor Graduate, Assistant Manager of Stamp Drive, P.S.M.A. All-State Chorus '42, P.S.M.A. All-Western Chorus '41, '42, Assistant Editor of ' Millvalean. Anyone meeting Thelma is immediately impressed hy her dignilied air, perfect manners, and a radiating charm. Thelma, one of our hestfread Seniors has many accomplishments to her eredit, among which are her high place on the honor roll and her' beautiful, elear soprano voice. Thelma is a Mount Troy lass whom Millvale has proudly claimed. JOSEPH PUSATERI UJOQH Commercial Course, Football, Hi-Y, Varsity Club, Class Basketball, Class Mushball, Military Science. A -, r stalwart football star, is a true sport in all senses of the word as txell as a lover ol clean athletics, ln him we find a hard and earnest worker in all he undertakes, a modest, reserved young gentleman with a pleasing personality, and always a true defender ol the Red and White. His dependability and eagerness to hclp others has captured him indefinitly into our hearts. ROSE PUSATERI EM reach any goal. ' Commercial Course, Girls' Basketball, Seniorettes, Varsity Show. Dignity and athletic ability are not usually found in the same person but Rose is the exception! A champ in all she undertakes, Rose is a sure scorer on the basketball floor, a valuable asset to her volleyball team, and an ardent fan of the more masculine sports. W'ith such a combination of assets, Rose is bound to WILLIAM RAKERS "Billy" Commercial .Course, Football, Basketball, Mushball, Varsity Club, Captain of '42 Football Team. The fighting spirit of the Red and White was due largely t th l'd 'h' f Captain Billy Ralcers, Having represented M,H.S. on the gridiion Zincced li? iiyias oa sophomore, he piloted the -43 team through a very successful season. Bill helped to pile up the score by his end runs and broken field running. No matter how and VVhite will certainly miss Billy at right half next year. j Kp great the, odds, he was always lighting until the last whistle was blown. The Red l I 1 tliiilif in 1" BETTY RIDDLEBAUGI-I "Betz" Commercial Course, Highest Honor Graduate, Class Basketball, Cheer- leader, President of Junior Class, Treasurer of Senior Class, Senior- ettes, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Staff, Manager of Salvage Drive. If you hear a bubbling laugh and an impish joke floating through the halls of M.H,S., you're sure to see Betty there, Not only does her gay appearance adorn the classroom. but on the gridiron she is a whirlwind of enthusiastic cheering. As one of our best scholars Betty is a living proof that an "A" student can also be gay and carefree. JEAN SCHIEFELBEIN ujeanien Commercial Course, Baton Club, Secretary of Sophomore Class, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain, Seniorettes. A bundle of loveliness is Jeannie, one of our highfstepping baton twirlers, Soft brown curls, hazel eyes. and a sparkling smile produce a Jeannie that we all know and love. Her merry sense of humor serves as a magnet to an ever-growing circle of friends. jean's personality has that "something extra" that goes a long way. LILLIAN SCHMIDT Commercial Course, Girls, Chorus, Minstrel, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain Staff, ' Seniorettes. Laughter and Lillian are synonomous, for never does a day go by that isn't enlightened by her amusing comments. Aside from this loveable laughing manner, however, she can be a serious and ardent student , Y' of learning. Because of her genial personality, Lil has acquired many friends which we are sure she will keep throughout the following years. 'I' I f DOROTHY RHEAM "Dottie" Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Baton Club, Girls, Chorus, Bowling League, Candy Seller, Minstrel. Une would have to go a lung way to find a more pleasant miss than Dorothy, whose face is always brightened by a cheery smile. Her tall litheness makes her a perfect model for her stylish outfits. Dot's friendly manner will go a long way in gaining happiness for her. CLASS i Hilda! k I MILDRED sci-IOENIAN "Mil" A Commercial Course, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain Staff, Seniorettes, Bowling Team, Candy Seller, Class Basketball. Soft blond hair, friendly blue eyes, and an enchanting smile have endeared Mildred to the hearts of her countless friends. Her good taste in clothes and shy cuquetry give her an individual character all her very own. A breezy whirlwind of attractiveness and good humor, she can always be depended upon to shed a ray of sunshine on an otherwise dull class period. NELDA SCHULTZ "Nei" Commercial Course. "Who is the quietest senior?" The unanimous response is "Nclda!" "Is she all xx k md l VM lf -or J no-pay. K course not, A merry twinkle is evident in her eyes when an amusing joke is cited. She seems to live in a world all her own but when coaxed out of her shell, she is found to be an invariable livewire. MILDRED SCHWAB "Mil" Academic Course, Rifle Team, Seniorettes, Band, Orchestra, Min- strel, Bowling Team, Girls' Chorus. Good taste and 1 flare for choosing the ri ' - l ght cl th , , fUtfl'flCCt hvr alemige ryrsonality make Mildred gtaiid ' ou in a crow , er extrous fin r' :k'llf ll h ' forth all the melodious music thasci: hikldeln yi rl-ing I y tl, - v 1 V . ' - , - s n er c arintt, As she is rather serious in nature, it takes a really close friend like "Ollie" to know her agreeable I, S 'I and friendly qualities. : OLIVE SENK "Ollie" 1 9 Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Class Basketball, Chorus, Bowling League, President of Rifle Team, Girls' Athletic Club. 'AUllie" is one of those spirited individuals who are never happy unless she is always dashing about. just as she can shoot a winning basket with the ease and grace of a professional, so can she bowl a remarkable score. Olive possesses a kind and cheerful nature and i a love for any kind of athletics. If you want to become "a good sport" and good at sports, consult "Ollie"l DELORES SIPPLE "Dee" Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Chieftain Staff, Millvalean Staff, Girls, Athletic Club. For a pleasing appearance no one can top Delores who has a place in our ulut parade." Her unique costumes, combined with a knowledge of the latest fads. and the ability to wear clothes well make her a capable fashion editor of the school newspaper. Though reserved in manner. Delores can be the life of the party when the occasion demands. t 'sk . QV, A CLARA STAUS "Jinx" " Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Class Basketball. NVe Hnd a real star at volleyball in Clara, whose quietness belies hi-r prowess in sports, lieeause she knows the time and place for humor, we all find her a genuine companion when it comes to fun, Her dependability and ever-willingness help to make her the object of both te.icher's and classrnate's favor. JOHN STOUT SSIHHKCS. 0' H' v ARMELLA ULRICH Commercial Course, Honor Grad- uate, Baton Club, Drum Major, President of Freshman Class, Girls Athletic Club, Secretary and Treas- urer of Rifle Club, Chieftain Staff, Seniorettes, Bowling Team, Mill- valean Staff. Did you ever see a dream walking? If not. visit M.H.S., for we have one in the person of Armrella. Her flawless complexion, soft tresses, and co-mezhither smile are her outstanding features. "Versatility must he her middle name, for she can dance, skate, and howl with dexterity and at the same time -maintain, a good school record. Her poise, personality, and ability to twirl a baton give her the right to be our Drum Nlajor. DORGTHY VOIT "DOI" Commercial Course, High Honor Graduate, Editor-in-Chief Chieftain Staff, Athletic Club. a popular Miss. In the in a group, she is either of Millvalean, Seniorettes, Bowling Team, Class Basketball, Salvage Committee, Girls' Character and brains go hand in hand to make "Dot" classroom as on the dance floor she is Afl. When seen ' teaching the latest jitterbug steps or entertaining her pals with her cheery manner. question. Although she Reliable?-the fact that she is our editor answers that I participates in many school activities, she is a sincere, enthusiastic student, ulilnnlyn Commercial Course, Football, Freshman and Class Basketball, Wrestling Team, Vice-President of Hi-Y, Military Science, Class Softball. Jimmy is a carefree, mischievous lad who finds printing fancy initials in class as pleasing to him as it annoying to the teachers! ,lim is one of our champions on the football Held as well as with all his Active school participation and his friendliness make him one of the best liked Senior boys. Ross STRAFALACE ffgosien Commercial Course, Cheerleader, Chieftain Staff, Class Basketball, Seniorettes, Millvalean Salesman. "Rah! Rah! Rah!" the crowd shouts after her as "Rosie," our darkfcyed cheer' leader, active in all sports, urges our team on to victory. Her long black hair is I the foundation for many a compliment and her unsclfish ways, the cause of her throng of friends. As a result, friendships are bound to play an important part in i'Rosie's" coming years. a an- MILDRED THOMAS -'Mir' Academic Course, Seniorettes, Latin Club, Red Cross, Girls' Athletic Club. WLTCIE there's merriment, there's Mil, for her vitality aff HDPY humor have brought smiles to all. A5 WWW remarks are her specialty, there is never a dull Eioment when she is around. Lovely long locks, 3 Sgivtiful Smile, and personality are her assets, In ah 1-tion she possesses all the traits necessary for her c osen carecrfintcrior decorating. X ll rZ.Z,c,,.., ,, 17757 CLASS if . BETTY WALTER ' Betz Commercial Course, Seniorettes, Millvalean Staff, Chieftain Staff, Girls' l Basketball, Band, Orchestra. Another competitor for the ''shortest'infthcfclass" title and also for the sweetest, we all agree is Betty. Her most attractive outfits are made by none other than she herself and certainly she'll prove the perfect wife for that alumnus, whose engagement ring she wears. Although her heart is in the Army, Betty shares it with all. RUTH WALTERS fd J Commercial Course. As full of witty remarks as a joke book, we End Ruth a perfect companion to "Mel." Once her friendship is won, Ruth becomes a "true'blue pal" to those in need of a friend. Her hngers are perfectly acquainted with the keys of a piano, and many a merry tune is produced by them. As welcome as the sun is Ruth, no matter where she goes. Iris! ELEANOR WALTZ "Skinny" Commercial Course, Girls' Chorus, Glee Club. Emily Post would be truly delighted were she to meet our lovable "Skinny" who is polite at all times. She is another of our Mt. Troy lasses who offers competition to the birds where singing is concerned, Eleanor possesses that charm which finds favor with young and old alike. MARJORIE WILKES Academic Course, Cheerleader, Rifle Club, Seniorettes, Chieftain Staff, Class Mushball, Class Basket- ball, Stamp Salesman, Library Assistant. Every second of Margie's time is filled with pleasure and joy, for she is as busy as a bee, darting hcre, helping there, never still a minute, A veteran checrf leader, she is forever coaching our underclassmen to carry on the job accomplished by her so well. Margie is short as a minute and oh, so sweet! W im 'if V' 1 1 943 A LES WILLIAMS Chuck General Course. A burst of laughter comes from the crowd and upon closer observation we find that Chuck is the cause. His skill as an artist is shown hy the defense posters seen in the halls. l'le's not only witty, but lie's hand' some too. l.Vhat else is needed to help a fellow to success? JW? JEAN WOLFARTH General Course, Candy Seller, Bowling Team, Girls' Chorus, Minstrel, Millvalean Salesman, Seniorettes. JW I - As variety is the spice of life, so jean is the spice of the Senior Class. She will K M probably bc one of the first to enter matrimonial bliss, for she has already captured the heart of one of our alumni, and no wonder! Her agility on the dance floor i coupled with an appealing smile is her talisman to success, Q ,Jdf -I s , V LOUISE ZEILFELDER "Ween" .J ' . . . F-jo, General Course, Seniorettes, Girls' Chorus, Senior Candy Seller, Minstrel. '--' Always ready for a laugh is Louise, a happy third to the "Wrilf:irth, Rheam, Zeilfeldern trio. kVlu-fever there. is fun and frolic, you can find Louise in the midst of it. A good example of the sunny side of lifc is found in her cheery manner, which spreads to all those about her. Dim., T...,...t.. . HIGH HONOR HONOR Hcrownecl With Successu HIGHEST HONOR GRADUATE BETTY RIDDLEBAUGH Spontaneous chatter and an irrepressible giggle determines the whereabouts of Betty, our athletically vibrant cheerleader. She truly presents an unusual combination, for despite the foregoing features, Betty has won as high scholastic records as were ever held by a M. H. S. graduate. HIGH HONOR GRADUATES MARIE KUMPFMILLER Marie, a refreshing individualist, ranks in the uhigh mental" category. Her eagerness to accept her share of responsibility as Senior class secretary shows her commendable perseverance. She is no ordinary somebody but is active both mentally and physically-traits which are bound to bring success in any endeavor. THELMA DIETER Although usually twinkling with suppressed merriment, Thelma restrains her frolicsome spirits and lavishcs a candid enthusiasm on secretarial work. Her un' usual cleverness is a guide in advising others but because her winsome ways dominate, she remains unaffected not withstanding the title, "intellectual sophisticatef' DOROTHY VOIT A whirl of skirts and the perpetual motion of dancing feet artfully designates "Dot" This isn't her only accomplishmentff-she's also the editor of the Millvalean --a post worthy of her cooperative nature. Her ingenious ideas, dependability and sterling character are but a few of the assets which 'have helped her attain the coveted position of a high honor graduate. THELMA PSCHIRER During Thelma's three years at M. H. S. she has digested all the knowledge to make her work nothing less than perfection. Industrious, persevering and talented, Thelma acclaimed a merited worthiness in the commercial field. Her future may apparently be that of a levelfheaded postfwar executive. Page Twenty-eight HONOR GRADUATES ARMELLA ULRICH "Cool, calm 'n' collected" best describe the unruifled poise of this striking nrunette. Despite the fact that she is Millvale's appealing drum major, Armella has managed to maintain ,her scholastic honors plus a store of secretarial knowledge that will well satisfy sonie worthy employer. LOIS GROSS Although petite and modest, Lois is an industrious thinker usually occupied with some task to add prestige to her name. Gifted in a variety of ways, she excels in different branches of study. Lois is destined to ride smoothly to a place of high attainment. MARY PAVKOVICH Although small in stature, Mary need not fear this in brain power, for she takes no back seat in being wellfinformed on subjects. An energetic and inf vigorating leader in rousing cheers, she also awakens other classmates to her ambitious m'annerisms which will aid her in reaching a goal in secretarial skill. LEON A GANTER Westinghouse is a thing of the past, and Leona is now a fullffledged Chieftain maintaining a smooth disposition. By keeping her eyes and ears wide open, she goes about everything in an inquisitive easy-to-learn way. Leona will surely be in the success picture, for her type of spirit is always in demand. GRADUATION PROGRAM Processional "Pomp and Chivalry" 'ff-"' f C. J. Roberts Commencement Speaker "The Home Front"-Captain Edward Gallup, jr., United States Army Solos Tuba-"Solo Pomposo" by A. Kayes - - Norman Pfister Violin-"Panse Espanole' by F. Creisler f f f Norma Boss Senior Girls' Ensemble "This Is Worth Fighting For" f-fff - De Fange'Stept "If I Could Tell You" - f I. Firestone Page Twenty-nine OUR ALL-STAR TEAM Flash! Flash! The latest bulletin has just cornein and here it is "hot off the press." On Friday, April 5, the Senior Class got "nebby" and sponsored an election to form a Senior All-Star Team. Here are the long awaited results: Betty Riddlebaugh Marie Kumpfmiller Lois Gross f f Betty Born f Leona Ganter f f Betty Riddlebaugh Bernice Haser f f Pearl Peindl Mildred Schoenian Marie Kumpfmiller Thelma Pschirer - Dorothy Voit f Armella Ulrich Bernice Haser - Marie Kumpfmiller Catherine Pickl f Betty Riddlebaugh Ruth Lambert f Norma Boss f f Marie Kumpfmillerl Dorothy Voit S Betty Riddlebaugh Catherine Pickl f Bernice Haser f Marie Kumpfmiller Betty Riddlebaugh Armella Ulrich f Bernice Haser f f Betty Riddlebaugh Marjorie Wilkes, ' Marie Kumpfmiller Ruth Porr f f Lois Gross f Thelma Dieter Ruth Porr f Betty Walter f Bernardine Lunz ' Dorothy Parolski f Bernice Haser f Melva Huerbin f Betty Riddlebaugh Page Thirty Greatest Asset to Class f Most Business-like Most Attractive f Most Artistic f Most Argumentative Most Athletic - Class Clown - Most Congenial f Most Ambitious f t - Most Dignified f Smoothest Dancer Best Dressed f f Most Carefree f Most Capable f Most Cooperative Most Alert f 1 Most in Love - Most Musical f Most Dependable f 'Most Intelligent f Best Jitterbug f Best Natured f Most Likely to Succeed f Best Leader f - Neatest f f f Noisiest f f Most Popular Peppiest f Most Polite f Quietest f f Best Personality f Best Read f f Most Serious f Shortest f Shyest f Tallest f Slangiest f Most Talkative f Most Versatile ' - Paul Knauer - George Koelsch - john Cunic f Robert Pfund f Frank Mrak f William Rakers f f Paul Heil S John Breitenbaugh I William Rakers f f Frank Mrak f George Koelsch f Paul Knauer f Jerome Blobner , jPaul Heil ljoseph Petti f - Frank Mrak , fjoseph Pusateri Q Paul Knauer f f Frank Mrak f Kenny Bauer - Frank Munson f Joseph Pusateri f Frank Mrak ' Robert Bennett f William Rakers f Frank Mrak f Paul Knauer f Robert Funk - f Joseph Petti f William Rakers John Breitenbaugh , jjerome Blobner ljoseph Pusateri - George Koelsch John Breitenbaugh - f Frank Mrak f George Koelsch John Breitenbaugh f George Koelsch f Ralph Bossing - joseph Petti f joseph Petti f William Rakers MADAME ZGMBIE SEES OUR FUTURE THROUGH THE STARS Knock! Knock! Knock! echoed our slight tapping on the door. As we waited to gain admittance, the inscription on the swinging sign above us was barely visible, yet with a slight movement of a hand the dust was brushed off and once again the lettering was readable, "Madame Zombie, Astrologistf' By this time, approaching footsteps could be heard stirring within, and a mysteriously clad figure slowly opened the door. After taking one look at this eccentric creature, we contemplated whether we should satisfy our curiosity or notg but with his hypnotic stare, we could make no decision of our own. At last he accompanied us to a remote corner of the house where Madame Zombie's headquarters were situated. Through a hidden power of its own, the door swung open inviting us to enter. As we entered, our eyes took in the scene before us. Heavy curtains of every color were draped from one corner to the other, and two candles gave off a faint flicker of light. In the center of the room going over charts and records sat Madame Zombie herself. Suddenly the still silence was broken by her high-pitched crackling voice that resounded 'from one corner to the other till finally it faded off into the thickness of the draperies. "Come in 'and take your seats around the table, and I shall tell you what the stars hold for the Class of '43." If you were born during the month of january, you are a practical, philosophical, talented somebody. You can idle away time if your enthusiasm wanes in tasks. A Warning to you though-guard against doing things always your way. As I look at you individually, I see the future holding something special for each one of you. You Robert Bennett shall continue your career and become Admiral of the U. S. Navy. You john Breitenbaugh have great possibilities as a wrestler and may go on some day to fight the "Angel" You Howard Dott shall go down in history 'as one who fought against the enemies of science. You Bernice Haser with your wisecracks and giggles will enter a career as a comedian. You Robert Pfund will be content to settle down in a small business of your own. You Nelga Schultz with your quiet and reserved manner shall go far in this wor . You Mildred Schwab shall become 'assistant owner of the famous "From Paris to New York Gown Shop." You Mildred Thomas will probably meet some prince charming and settle down to be the model housewife. You Ruth Walters shall extend your father's grocery store into one of the largest chain stores in the country. You Robert Funk have the ability to become a great statesman who will take part in settling post-war problems. If you were the blessed event in your family during the month of February, you should feel hopeful and ambitious. You are exceptionally friendly for your interests, personal wishes and advancement of others, and for the activities de- signed to benefit the moral and spiritual outlook of our fighting forces. For you, too, the future holds something special. You Helen Burke shall follow your chosen career 'and be another Sue Barton You Melva Huerbin with your gags and outbursts of laughter will alwaysisee the bright side of this planet, Earth. You Marie Kumpfmiller with your effervescent manner shall retain your irresistable charm through life. Page Thirty-one You Verna Mihlfried with your ability as 'a master musician shall someday play with Toscanini. You Thelma Pschirer are on the road to becoming the second Lily Pons. You Dorothy Voir shall give others the opportunity of learning the art through your "School of Modern Dancing." If you were lucky enough to be born during the first month of spring, namely, March, you have intelligence, leaning toward the artistic and intellectual. You could become equally proficient in athletics or scientific activities. You have a broad mind and a generous heart. But, as for the others, the future holds one thing for you alone. You Norma Boss will have no trouble in "winning friends 'and influencing people." You George Koelsch shall compete with thousands of young ladies for a position as a stenographer. You Jack Hite shall even after this war make the army your career. You Mary Pavkovich shall become the private secretary to the president of some great concern. V You Irma Pschirer can make personal Vheadways by your genial personality. You Francis Pschirer shall follow in your father's footsteps, taking over his contracting business. N You Mildred Schoenian shall become one of the many thousands of war workers helping to bring Victory soon. You jack Stout with your ability as an athlete shall compete for world recognition as a championj Difficult tasks, intricate undertakings, domestic and other problems are understood thoroughly by you born in April. Foolish haste is sidefstepped by you. Good reading, music, wholesome fun and romance is highly favored during free hours. The future is bright, for it holds something interesting for each of you. You Rose Babic shall fulfill your desire to become a dietician. You Thelma Dieter have the brilliance that will carry you far in the commercial field. You Irma Heck are destined to be a demonstrator of the use of mascara. You Ruth Lambert with your marvelous orations shall be called another Daniel Webster. You Pearl Peindl shall sing with the leading orchestra in the country. You Eleanor Pschirer as a seamstress shall make gowns for the royal queens of Europe. You Olive Senk shall win! world renown for your excellent ability as a marksman. You Armella Ulrich shall be a designer of "Clothes for the Modern School Girl." You Marjorie Wilkes shall have a radio program of your own, featuring your favorite cowboy songs. You Charles Williams shall, as a mechanic, become president of a chain of auto repair shops. Those born in May will have a steady calm effort which brings better results than spasmodic spurts here and there. Avoid nervous haste. Best tempo is a smooth even pace without extremes. For you individually we predict that- You Rosie Strafalace shall put your nickname to use and become "Rosie," the riveter. You Jack Aufman with your pleasant personality shall continue to make friends. You Harold Bearl with your industrious ways will always ind a place in business You Jerome Blobner with your ability for figures shall be a great mathematici'an. You Ralph Bossing shall expand your knowledge and fit yourself for bigger things. You Eleanor Geyer with your skill for dress making shall become a wellfknown stylist. You William Leahy with your clever management of rifles shall teach our boys how to shoot accurately. Page Thirty-two You jean Schiefelbein with your refreshing charm shall brighten this troubled world. You Lillian Schmidt with your entrancing alto shall sing with Fred Waring. You Clara Staus with your capability are destined to become an asset to any business. You Eleanor Waltz as an authority on flowers shall own your own floral shoppe. You Louise Zeilfelder with your carefree attitude shall continue to take life with a grain of salt. The favorable odds are on your side for those born in June but don't permit bad rumors to scare you or keep you from continuing prearranged plans or schedules. Follow your 'conscience and intuition. Persistency will be a pref dominant trait for you individuals born under this star: You Earl King with your physique have the makings of another Man Mountain Dean. You Paul Knauer shall continue to attain higher glories as you steadily advance. You Bernadine Lunz shall be an asset to the community 'as a Public Stenographer. You Frank Munson shall please many ears with your melodious music and im' personations of Harry James. You Frank Mrak without doubt shall hold a high office in political life. Those born under the constellation of July will get along if you watch your "P's and Don't start things then leave them undone-doing a job com- pletely is required. I see favorable happenings in store for you individuals. You Norbert Imhof with your bashfulness shall continue to blush a rosy hue. You Mary Margaret Klug as a quiet, well mannered girl, shall achieve great fame in your own way. l You Marie Leonetti can make splendid advancement by your willing cooperation. You Rose Pusateri with your everfwilling disposition shall always be a welcome member of any group. If you were born during the month of August, you can turn many benefits your way with a little sagacious persuasion, determined, cheerful effort and maintenance of a good system. Follow these suggestions and success will be in store for each one of you. You Betty Born can attract much happiness at home, work or anywhere by your goodfnaturedness. You Arthur Colville shall one day own your own garage since motors hold no mystery to you. You Elva Ruth Miller with your eagerness shall enjoy solid, substantial dividends. You Dorothy Parolski with your flying ambitions are destined to become an' other Amelia Ehrhardt. You Catherine Pickl with your untiring energy shall be the spark in any and all gatherings. You Joseph Pusateri since you, yourself, have great athletic ability shall coach a team on to victory. You Betty Riddlebaugh to whom sports is a Hrst love shall become a teacher in gymnastics. You Betty Walter with your clever and original skill shall find a place in the field of arts and crafts. Those brought forth in September should guard against carelessness in money transactions. More patience and perseverance is required of you in the mornings, but the evenings will be more favorable. You have creative ideas and the stars show a promising future for each- Page Thirty-three You Kenneth Bauer will let superiors in the Navy share in your ideas. You Lois Ostrum as a dancer shall ind your place among the "Roxies". You Norman Pfister as a musician will take your place in the "Spot Light". Anyone born in October should think before acting. Beware of getfrichf quick schemes. Take time to avoid pitfalls by carefully planning your activities. Many intricate matters may be trying, but your regular duties will run smoothly. The heavenly bodies show favorable signs. You Leona Ganter with your love for horses will someday own a ranch. You Lois Gross with your radiant personality shall never go unescorted. You jean Wolfarth shall uphold the advertisers slogan--"The 'Model Housewife" Familiar work in your regular routine, and Military interests are most favor- able to those born in November. Other matters require keen judgment and close scrutiny. Don't pass up any opportunity because of delay in acting, or fear of failure. Be patient and interesting, and according to the stars: You john Cunic shall be an outstanding athlete with your Atlasflike physique. You Edna De Brestle will work for the peace and happiness our boys now fight to attain. You Paul Heil will rate high in the list of commedians of the day. You Dorothy Rheam by your charm shall double the number of your friends. You Delores Sipple another Adrian, may use your flair for originality. If your birth occurred during December, flexibility of thought, amiability, restlessness, and idealism are your outstanding characteristics, and you are rather contradictory at times and easily discouraged. You can, however, succeed in any kind of work, and judging by the stars: You Rose Barkovich with your ability will gain a position as an instructress. You Anna May Bissert will continue to reveal a sparkling personality. You Arthur Fleming will become an excellent nature photographer. You Raymond Heuler shall continue to grow more favorable and let things hum along at a good rate. You Sylvia Lache with your efficiency shall supervise a School of Nursing. You Margaret Matakovich with your shy but sunny disposition will bring happif ness to all. You Joseph Petti may soon have Naval Authority over others. You Ruth Porr will always flnd your services needed and welcomed. You Ann Poslusney shall be classified as one of the "Power's Girls." You William Rakers will be the unanimous choice for an "AllfAmerican Team." SENIOR A, B, Cis The alphabet plays an important part in our everyday lives-even in our speech: "Watch your P's and Q's", "It's as simple as A, B, C", and many other common phrases prove this. Even now in these trying days, filled with many of the complexities of life, we are using the alphabet,-going so far as to use it in our rationing system. For this reason, the alphabet has been chosen as the basis for a review of our Seniors. Page Thirty-four stands for Activeness. The busyfbees of M. H. S. are V. Mihlfried, R. Pfund, and J. Wolfarth. stands for Beauty. While this attribute is easily found among the maidens of M. H. S., for the sake of simplicity, it has been narrowed down to A. Poslusney, J. Schiefelbein, and M. Schoenian. stands for Charm. And our four charming seniors are P. Peindl, R. Babic, L. Gross, and I. Heck. stands for Dwarfs. Through the halls of M. H. S. trip these elves: M. Pavkovich, R. Bennett, M. Wilkes. stands for Eyes. It seems as though the female iris is not appreciated, for the most entrancing eyes belong to F. Mrak, J. Blobner, R. Heuler, and F. Pschirer. stands for Fooling. If we were to ask the teachers, they might say that we all fool too much. But the following people seem to be quite adept at whiling their time away in such a manner. They are J. Petti, L. Ostrum, B. Haser. and P. Heil. stands for Gentlemanly. Our dashing Sir Walter Raleighs are H. Dott, H. Bearl, and A. Fleming. stands for Handsome. Naturally all the boys are good looking just as all the girls are beautiful, but for the same reason that we picked only three girls, we have picked only three boys. These handsome lads are R. Bossing, J. Cunic, and R. Funk. stands for Initiative. Although the boys have the prettiest eyes, the girls have all the initiative, and they are T. Dieter, M. Kumpfmiller, and T. Pschirer. stands for Jollity. You will always find these smiling and ready for fun: J. Aufman, L. Schmidt, M. Huerbin, and E. DeBrestle. stands for Kindliness. The four kind souls in M. H. S. are M. Schwab, N. Schultz, R. Walters, and E. Pschirer. stands for Loyalty. Those students chosen to represent this characteristic are R. Strafalace, R. Pusateri, N. Imhof, and D. Rheam. stands for Music. We will long re- member N. Boss, N. Pfister, and F. 'Munson for their musical artistry. stands for Napping. The three out' standing "snoozers" of our class are I. Pschirer, M. Klug, and A. Colville. stands for Originality. In one way or another, everyone is original, but alas! everyone's originality is not apprec' iated. The following are our most original seniors: S. Lache, B. Born, C. Williams, and B. Walter. stands for Perseverance. No matter how difficult the task, B. Riddlebaugh, C. Staus, J. Hite, and M. Leonetti stick to it until it is finished. stands for Quietness. Of course, all seniors are noiselessl, but B. Lunz, M. Matakovich, G. Koelsch, and A. Bissert are as quiet as mice. stands for Radiance. The dictionary defines radiance as lustre. The follow' ing indeed have shining personalities: A. Ulrich, C. Pickl, D. Voit, and J. Stout. stands for Sports. We have thrilled to them in basketball and football. They are our outstanding athletes: W. Rakers, P. Knauer, J. Pusateri. stands for Tallness. Many of our graduates will reach "the heighth of their ambitions", but few will reach the heighth already attained by E. King, E. Miller, and D. Sipple. stands for Usefulness. Claiming this position are R. Porr, W. Leahy, and L- Canter. stands for Vim and Vigor, and J. Breitenbaugh, O. Senk, and M. Thomas have plenty of it. stands for Willingness to help. No matter what the task or how difficult it may be, H. Burke, E. Waltz, and K. Bauer are always willing to help in any way they can. stands for "X-cellence" that is found in all of us. Who knows, even you may be a "diamond in the rough." stands for Youth. The youngest mem' bers of our class are E. Geyer, R. Barkovich, D. Parolski, and R. Lambert. stands for Zeilfelder. She is the only "Z" in our senior class. If it weren't for good old Louise, we couldn't finish this alphabet. Pa 3 e Thirty-five .LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT WE, the Class of 1943 of Millvale High School, of the Borough of Millvale, County of Allegheny, State of Pennsylvania, Continent of America, being of insane mind and unsound memory, herefor, whatfor, whyfor, and what's the difference, make, publish, and declare this to be our Last Will and Testament in manner and form as follows: We, the Class of 1943 bequeath to the Faculty the strain of teaching other classes such as ours, and the appreciation of the entire class for their patience in dealing with our many misdemeanors. To the School and our Parents, we express our most sincere appreciation for the facilities they have provided that have enabled us to secure a better education. To the juniors, we leave our privileges Qfew though they be, such as chew' ing and parking gum and occupying the front seats at assemblies. Also to them, we relinquish our title, "Digniiied Seniors," and hope they may follow in our footsteps as closely as possible. To the Sophs, we leave the care of the Freshmen and hope that they truly will become a "sister class" to our future "greenies" and nothing else except a sweet smile and the watchword, "Follow Us." To the Frosh, we leave our wellfpolished manners in hope that it will help to destroy some of the rust that has gathered within that group, and we bestow our gratitude for their respectful attitudes and hope that they will grow up to he as brilliant, goodflooking, and sociable as we were. To our Friends, the Janitors, we give all our scrap paper and notes which we have so generously distributed about the school building for the past four years. We do further wish that our remains after death, be cremated, and then placed in a vault, there to repose in peace. Individually we bequeath the following: jack Aufman leaves his ability of telling moron jokes to Otto Hempel. Rose Babic confers her good-naturedness to Anna Barich. Rose Barkovich entrusts her ability to laugh at funny jokes to Alberta Vecenie. Kenneth Bauer bequeaths his bowling talent to Robert Kremer. Robert Bennett cedes his part as "Mischievous Henry" to Anthony Maurer. Harold Bearl secretly gives his ability of stamp manager to Oliver Keller. Anna Mae Bissert cedes the expression "quiet as a mouse," to Edith Young. Jerome Blobner presents his wardrobe for the next year to Donald DeGenther. Betty Born confers her pastime, singing, to jean Bertram. Norma Boss bestows the art of an expert musician to Jeanne Krapf. Ralph Bossing allots his gift of friendship to Jimmy Weber. john Breitenbach's -title "How to Win Friends" is given to Francis McClelland. Helen Burke advances her ambition as a student nurse to Annette Cohen. Arthur Colville imparts his industrious ability to Joseph Steedle. john Cunic leaves his black wavy hair and handsomeness to Ralph Amity. Edna DeBrestle bestows her friendly 'manner and understanding to Ann Marlovits Thelma Dieter-'s intelligent mind is borrowed by Alice Petschat. Howard Dott's well-informed manner is given to james Gittings. Arthur Fleming advances the title of "Mr, Cheerfulnessn to Red Nauman. Robert Funk bequeaths his intelligence to Wade Bender. Leona Ganter's snowyfwhite complexion is given to Eileen Kinnen. Eleanor Geyer leaves her characteristic meritability to Goldie Bubanovich. Lois Gross cedes her attractiveness to Gail Thomas. Bernice Haser bestows her happyfgoflucky manner to Magdalena Nist. Irma Heck bestows her consideration for others to Clara Strafalace. Paul Heil leaves his jolly nature to Steve Babic. Raymond Heuler secretly gives his serious manner to John Staus. jack Hite bequeaths his ability as an interesting speaker to Phil Gittings. Melva Huerbin presents her sunny disposition to jean Zeilfelder. Norbert Imhof allots his friendly attitude and smile to Mitchell Georgalas Earl King bequeaths his gentlemanly manners to Robert Kinnen. Margaret Klug gives her shyness to Helen Boss. Paul Knauer advances his athletic record to "Hups." Page Thivty-six George Koelsch allots his quietness to Larry Funk, Marie Kumpfmiller bequeaths her secretarial ability to Edna Mae Giger. Sylvia Lache allows Lois Gittings to use her housewifely intelligence. Ruth Lambert gives her mixture of Pepsodent smile and happiness to Mary Lahm. William Leahy bequeaths his scientiic thinking to Paul Nowack. Marie Leonetti allots her brown eyes to Rose Ziccarelli. Bernadine Lunz leaves 'her dainty quietness to Phyllis Gross. Margaret Matakovich gives her reserved manner to Marion Myers. Verna Mihlfried bequeaths her -beautiful natural curls to Agnes Pecjak. Elva Ruth Miller allots her long tapering hands to Nadine Schaming. Frank Mrak secretly gives his agumentive powers to Harold Sadwick. Frank Munson presents his instrumental and athletic ability to his brother, Harry. Lois Ostrum gives her graceful dancing accomplishments to Celine Bluemling. Dorothy Parolski leaves behind her dry humor to Wilmalleene Miller. Mary Pavkovich gives her refreshing nature to Evelyn Hempel. Pearl Peindl bequeaths her popularity with the opposite sex to Elva Mae Cornely. joseph Petti bequeaths his laughter to William Kunde. Norman Pfister allots his curly locks to James Cooper. Robert Pfund bestows his outstanding football record upon Charles Chambers. Catherine Pickl bequeaths her smooth dancing technique to Dolores Lunz. Ruth Porr releases her practical ideas to Mary Jane Vogel. Anne Poslusney confers her sweet understanding to Norma jean Stoehr. Eleanor Pschirer's soft, white hands will be imparted to Alice Marie Cooper. Francis Pschirer's fiery red hair is given to Charles Vannosdel. Irma Pschirer's desire of being a beauty operator is given to June Magrini. Thelma Pschirer leaves her sweet-toned voice to Gloria Werner. joseph Pusateri passes his skilled football mind on to Stanford Cohen. Rose Pusateri graciously confers her quiet and dignified manner to Marion Kelly. William Rakers leaves his football ability to his brother, Bob. Betty Riddlebaugh's love for sports is entrusted to Ann Wyllie. Dorothy Rheams 'bequeaths her gum chewing to Dorothy Diener. jean Schiefelbein allots her sweet manner to jean Houlahan. Lillian Schmidt's humorous jestures are alloted to Marie Pecjak. Mildred Schoenian's extensive imagination is entrusted to Dolly Grego. Nelda Schultz's golden silence is bestowed upon Charlotte Rothmeyer. Mildred Schwab's neat appearance is given to Mary Ann Brunner. Olive Senk's skillful basketball playing is imparted to -Garnetta Penisch. Delores Sipple passes her 'Chieftain Staff position to 'Marilyn Lipp. Clara Staus bequeaths her shy manner to Dorothy Rosenkranz. Rose Strafalace bestows her pep and vim upon Carole Flynn. jack Stout's wrestling ability is bestowed upon Melvin Cohen. Mildred Thomas presents her pleasant and sociable manner to Audrey Lang. Armella Ulrich bequeaths her extensive wardrobe to Adele Weir. Dorothy Voit's dancing feet will be presented to her sister, Milly. Betty Walter allots her bright personality and generosity to Mary Zeppuhar. Ruth Walters' dependability and friendliness are given to Grace Hayson. Eleanor Waltz's well-known "giggles" will be given to Anna Csuy. ' Marjorie Wilkes entrusts her skilled cheerleading to Grace Mi-hlfried. Charles Williams graciously bestows his artistic ability to Jimmy Lambert. Jean Wolfarth secretly gives her cooking ability to Betty McIntosh. Louise Zeilfelder's talkative nature is imparted to Helen Morris. We do hereby, make, constitute and appoint Inmate No. X114 and X115 as executors of "Our Last Will and Testament." In Witness Whereof, We, the Seniors above named, have hereunto sub- scribed our names and affixed our seal the eighth day of June in the year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-Three. Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Senior Class as and for their Last Will and Testament in the Presence of us, who have hereunto subscribed our names at their request as witnesses, thereunto in the presence of said Seniors. WITNESSES: Inmate No. X114 Inmate No. X115 Page Thirty-seven Page Thirty-eight: SENIOR JINGLES These poems may he a little ugreenf' But they convey just what we mean. Whatever we say about each Senior, ls truly the truth and no misdemeanor. The scales are shortg they may not rime, But the thoughts involved took quite a time. We had no poets like Browning or Pope, So our inspirations came merely hy hope. Upon reacting the jingies printed helow, We wish to remain your friend'-not your foe. If per-chance the verse isn,t quite fitting, Report to the editor willingly admitting. Then she with her staff will make reparations, In order to better everyone's relations. So again we ash all of your trust, To react them through and hear with us. THE STAFF Jack Aufman left us to learn a trade, We're quite sure he will make the grade. Take a Vogue pattern, add a handsome fabric, Sprinkle with laughter and you'll have Rose Babic. Rose Barkovich, our star of ine selection, Can shoot or serve with marvelous perfection. Qur Kenny Bauer just joined the Navy, Now he sails the seas so wavey. All business is galore with Harold Bearl, As a highfpressured salesman, he'll give you a whirl "You're in the Navy," we all sing, To Bob Bennett our king of swing. 'Come To Anna Mae Bissert goes the prize, For having such lovely amber eyes. Jerome Blobner hides behind a shy smile, To be his friend, we'd walk a mile. A jolly good pal is Betty Born, When around her, one can't be forlornl 'Strike up the music the fun will begin," 'Cause here comes Norma and her violin. Ralph Bossing spends his spare time fishing, While all the girls sit back a'wishing. Shout all the crowd, hoping to lick the foe. When you're too ill to go to work, And want a nurse, get Helen Burke. 'I don't like girls, they're not for me"- Arthur Colville doesn't like femininity. john Cunic, M.H.S.'s real hefman, joined the Marines to serve Uncle Sam. Edna DeBrestle is small and quiet, But once she's started, she's a riot! In science Thelma Dieter always rates high, And on her good judgment you can rely. Howard Dott is very shy, you see, But not at his hobby chemistry. Never a sound--never a word. For Art Fleming is seldom heard. on, Pinky Breitenbaugh, lay 'em low!" Page Thirty-nine Page Forty at Robert Funk is handsome and tall, For him the girls are apt to fall. A giggle is heard, a laugh is raised, It's Leona Ganter, Oh, heaven be praised! Eleanor Geyer-trim and neat, Someday soon will fortune meet. Our Lois Gross is pert and sweet, S'he's attractive from head to feet. If you want someone light and gay, Get Bernie Haser, she's that way. If you want to find where lovliness lies, just gaze into Irma Heck's sparkling eyes. When you want to see a barrel of fun, See Paul Heil, yes, he's the one. Ray Heuler is neat and sociable, too, This is what one Hnds in friendship true. Tall and handsome is jack Hite. Over him the girls will fight. Melva Huerbin will bring you cheer, Her gay laughter reaches every ear. Norbert Imhof, a healthy lad indeed, Possesses all an A-1 man will need. Earl King is tall, and dark, and strong. To follow him you can't go wrong. Shy, coy, and at times very gay, Marg Klug will find success any day. George Koelsch is bashful we all agree, But one we always like to see. Who is Millvale's "man of the hour"? None other than handsome Paul Knauer. Take a letter, Miss Jones" is a wellfknown phrase, Marie Kumpfmiller will be showered with secretar Sylvia Lache rides the bus, She's always been a pal to us. An angelic face plus mischievous laughter Make Ruth Lambert our dream girl ever after. William Leahy, we all know as "Bill," Is a likeable fellow with lots of skill. Marie Leonetti is quiet and shy, This blackfhaired miss will catch your eye. Rain or shine her smile is brighter than ever, And in making friends, Bernardine Lunz is clever. ial praise ...,x, ,, With her dark brown hair and deep clear eyes Margaret Matakovich could win a prize. Verna Mihlfried is trim and neat, Her sparkling wit is hard to beat. Elva Ruth Miller, our chatterboxfsis, Is a laughing and joking young miss. An argument in class is bound to rate, With Frank Mrak, who loves a debate. Frank Munson, our sailor, is musical too. His trumpet rings out so clear and true. When you hear the sound of dancing feet, It's Lois Ostrum you will meet. Dot Parolski, with -defense work her gain, May some day see the world from her own airplane Mary Pavkovich is small and neat, Her flashing smile is always sweet. To cheer at games is Pearl Peindl's joy, And to each sex, she's the real "Mcfcoy." You must admit Joe Petti's a "riot," lPeople just can't keep him quiet. Oompa, oompa is the gay sound, Telling us Norman Pfister's around. Bob Pfund--I'll give you a tip, Yields humor like a comic strip. Catherine Pickl, our Senior livefwire, Has a personality we all admire. A smile so bright and a "hello" so gay, Can best describe Ruth Porr's pleasant way. Ann Poslusney, our sewing Seniorette, Fame will be hers, you can surely bet. 'Elliel' Pschirer with hands so nice, Before biting nails, always thinks twice. There's but one boy, namely, Fran Pschirer, To whom one girl willingly lends an ear. Irma Pschirer with fun her "pet," Giggle, laughs and mimics--you bet. In all work Thelma Pschirer really dwells, But it's bookkeeping where she really excels joe Pusateri always played a good game, Someday everyone will proclaim his fame. Rose Pusateri is a "truefblue" friend, A helping hand she'll always lend. He's muscular and a mischieffmaker, That's our football hero-Billy Rakers. Page Fortystwo Coffee has sugar, bananas have cream, But we've something better, namely, Dorothy Rheam Betty Riddlebaugh will someday proclaim The title of accountantgthafs her aim. jean Schiefelbein with her sparkling smile, Makes life for those around here quite worth while. A mellow voice has Lillian Schmidt, With everyone she'll make a hit. Witty, giggles, gestures-loads of fun, Best describes gleeful Mil Schoenian. With her businessflike manner Nelda Schultz rates, She'll obtain a high position," everyone states. Mildred Schwab, a stylish miss, you all know, Finds it a great pleasure when she can sew. Defense work is victory, Olive Senk knows, So off to defense school proudly she goes. Delores Sipple, a fashionable doll, Is known for her jewelry, admired by all. A bashful miss is Clara Staus. Yes, she's quiet as a mouse. jack Stout's the Robert Taylor of the class, He loves 'em and leaves 'em-ah! poor lass! In cartwheels or cheers, Rose Strafalace leads, At football games, too, she shows her good deeds. Twirling and dancing-light as a breeze, Goes our Mil Thomas with grace and ease. We sing "You walk by enchanting as a dream-" To Armella Ulrich, our highfstepping queen. Dorothy Voit is immensely wealthy, we're told, For she has a pearly smile and a heart of gold. To Betty Walter, artistic and clever, A prize will surely crown her endeavor. Ruth Walters is a talkative whiz, In English class, oh yes she is! Eleanor Waltz, gigglesome Sue, Smiling and laughing but never blue. iMargie Wilkes though small she may be, Always seems "busy as a bee." Chuck Williams is tops in Aviation, He aims to fly o'er all creation. jean Wolfarth is "naughty but nice," She'll someday gather shoes and rice. Louise Zeilfelder, the last name on the roll, In the WAAC'S or WAVES may someday enroll. THE BKG x , I W0 RUBXNOYV Y 004243 'QI N9 f AH' 5 p'DfNG WSW maze QALERS FO 009 Klfm 0 . 'qi H354 FLORENQ bs JUNIOR VVAR RATION BOOK Il I'm Called Ralph Amity f Anna Barich f Frank Binder f Helen Bittner f Margaret Bohn William Braun Ruth Brown f f f Marianne Brunner Steve Ceh f f f Charles Chambers f f Annette Cohen f f Elva Mae Cornely f f jean Dott f f ' Robert Fisher f f f Herman Franke f f Curtis Franskowsky Mitchell Georgalas Edna Mae Giger 1 f Philip Gittings f f Margaret Graupe f f Grayce Hayson f f Otto Hempel f Anna Mae Johns f f Robert Kinnen William Kunde f f jack Lawson f Elmer Lentz ' Marilyn Lipp f Dolores Lunz ' Sylvia Lutz ' Pa ge Forty-four Like the Ration Book of No. II, The Iunior Class passes in review. To Miiivaie High eacll personality Adds his skills, gayieiy or mentality. I'm Like Spanish Peppers Dried Figs f Mandalay Sauce f Sunshine Crackers Orange Marmalade Chili Sauce f f Rice Flakes f Baked Beans f Salad Dressing f Apple Jelly f f jello f f Pepper Sauce Dill Pickles f Canned Fish f Frankfurters f Coifee f f Pork and Beans f Pickled Onions f Oldffashioned Pickles Cherry Preserves f India Relish f Ketchup f f Apple Butter f Mustard Dressing Date Pudding f Cider Vinegar f Tomales f f f Cucumber Pickles f Canned Carrots f Tomato Soup f Because Somebody thinks he's hot f f A neat "1ig"fure f f A saucy fellow f A little bit of sunshine - f f Very inviting f f Rather chilly f f Puffed up - Very satisfying f Doesn't stay put f f Clear thru - f Easy-going f f f Full of pep f Her pick is a marine f Fishferj himself f f Rather frank f f Hard to get f f Comes in a can f Knows her onions f Always in a muddle - A preserved nature A little bit of everything f f f Catching up f f Lotta applesauce f f Neat dresser f Drummin' up dates f The apple of her eye f f Seen but seldom f Knows her P's and Q's f f f Tops her off f f Easily stirred I'm Called june Magrini 1 1 Wilmalleene Miller Rosalia Moeller 1 Wanda Morgenstern Harry Munson 1 Virginia Mussen 1 Dolores McCloskey William Nauman 1 Charles Ness 1 1 Jean Northey 1 Paul Nowack 1 Agnes Pecjak 1 Marie Pecjak 1 1 Garnetta Penisch 1 Grace Perkins 1 1 Alice Pfister 1 ,lean Phillips 1 1 Rohert Rakers 1 Charlotte Rothmeyer Harold Sadwick 1 Mary Ann Sarkis 1 Dolly Schermock 1 Jeanne Schlag 1 1 Arthur Schmitt 1 Claire Schmitt 1 Elizabeth Smerbeck Esther Stocks 1 1 Mary Thompson 1 Charles Vannosdel Alberta Vecenie 1 Mary jane Vogel 1 Mildred Voit 1 1 Adele Weir 1 Gloria Werner 1 Edith Young 1 Jean Zeilfelder 1 Mary Zeppuhar 1 I'm Like Sweet Mixed Onions Cream of Wheat 1 Kidney Beans 1 1 Asparagus 1 1 Stuffed Dates 1 Raspberry Preserves Queen Olives 1 Mayonnaise 1 Fig Pudding 1 Mince Meat 1 Raspberry Jelly 1 Peach Marmalade 1 Marchino Cherries Peanut Butter 1 Mustard Pickles 1 Stulfed Olives 1 Tomato jelly 1 1 Chicken Noodle Soup 1 Currant jelly 1 1 Molasses 1 1 1 Horse Radish 1 Pineapple Preserves Macaroni Mushroom Chow Chow 1 1 Peach Preserves Tomato juice 1 Celery Soup 1 Strawberry Jam 1 Macaroni 1 1 Spaghetti 1 1 1 Plum Preserves 1 Sauce Because 1 Sweetly tempered Cream of the crop 1 Always kiddin' 1 1 Very rare 1 Simply wonderful Always in a mush 1 Somebody's queen 1 A trim dresser 1 "Fig"-ure it out 1 A good mixer Spreads it on thick 1 1 1 Delectahle 1 Tops things off Nutty over Jack 1 Another new one 1 1 Loves 'em all 1 . Rather flushed Everybody's favorite 1 Up to the minute 1 1 Runs slowly 1 1 Going strong Of a delicate tint 1 Something new Of a good pedigree Resembles a peach 1 1 Settled down Of the hest "stalks" 1 In good taste Always at loose ends 1 1 1 Hot stuff 1 1 Oh! so good! Sweet Midget Gherkins 1 1 1 A sweet midget Tomato Sauce 1 1 1 Noted for good dressing Plum Jam 1 1 1 jammed full of plum jesters Sweet Onions - ffff Pretty tame Pudding 1 1 1 1111 My1T1Fine Chocolate Pudding 1 1 Always at the end QZQ Page Forty-five OUR SOPHOMGRES Coffee, sugar, ruhher, and gas Have proved themselves things of the past. But in spite of this thing that they call ration We will do it if it helps our nation. Here are some traits that weid surely miss If the OPA used this priority list: This Sophomore has A priority on: Intelligent f f Steve Babic f getting homework done on time Mischievous f Peggy Barwell ffffff talkativeness Tall f - Arnold Bauer f f f f magic fingers Blushing f Wade Bender f climbing the ropes in gym Brisk f jean Bertram 1 being always on the go Novel f Joan Betzold - f - starting new fads Shy f f Robert Blackstock - f f quietness Companionable Fred Blosat f f f popularity Genial f f Celine Bluemling f - pleasantness Modern - Vern Bogel f ff-f gaity Dainty f Florence Boss f f being neat and quiet Thoughtful Helen Boss f f f f f carefreeness Teasing f Robert Bewersdorf keeping quiet in class ? 7 ? Excitahle - Goldie Bubanovich f f good-naturedness Airfminded Albert Burkett f f reading airplane books Wixisome f Anna Mae Callahan f f understanding Friendly f ,lack Cavanaugh f f serving the teachers Artistic f Stan Cohen f f making original poetry Conscientious james Cooper f ffff curly hair Bonny 1 Anna Csuy f f f f lovability Pleasurefloving Margaret Csuy f f a good time Pugnacious Donald DeGenther f prize iighting jovial f f Dorothy Diener - - goodffellowship Unselfish - Mercedes Dilmore f friends with all Suave - f Earl Elstner f f f liking cooking 7 ? ? Musical f Roy Engel f f - f playing a trumpet Imaginative Eleanor Finster f talking about her dates Giggling f Carole Flynn f f f f liking shop Mannerly f Lawrence Funk f not having much to say Page Forty-six This Helpful f Tiny f f Flirtatious - Picturesque Bashful f Attractive f Cheery f f Cool f f f Mountain climbing Comely - - Eifervescent - Quiet f f Happy f joking - Reserved f Sedate Witty f f Bluefeyed f Enthusiastic W'himsical Fashionable f Handsome Likeable - Fickle f Dutiful Trim f Dashing 1 Pemvv f f Restless f Refreshing Vivacious f Pudgy 1 Delightful f Agreeable f Petite f f Active - Chattering Sophomore has james Gittings f joseph Good f A priority on: - being thoughtful f f f absence Dolly Grego f f f ' oomph ! ! I Phyllis Gross fff-f angelic mannerisms Henry Hackworth - walking girls to the Third Wzird Dorothy Heintzinger Evelyn Hempel - Jeanne Houlahen - Floyd Hubstenberger Mildred Huerbin 1 Anna Mae Huesman Curtis Hyde f f Robert Johns f f f john Kachmar - Dolores Kaib f f Anna Karamarkovich Oliver Keller f f Eileen Kinnen - Helen Knochel - Myrtle Kopp f Jeanne Krapf f Robert Lackey f James Lambert f Audrey Lang f Ann Marlovits - Dorothy Martig f Betty Martin f Anthony Maurer f Robert Maurer f Betty McIntosh f Grace Mihlfried f Ralph Montileone Helen Morris f f Dorothy Neely f Dorothy Owens f Regis Parkes f Mary Lou Penn f - f lovely eyes f on being easyfgoing f 1 f sophistication getting "one up" inshop f f f contentment f big brown eyes f f f plumpness what certain girl ? ? ? f f - - being tall f pleasing manner f f sincereness f joking in class - f - amerry giggle f f f f leadership making her own holidays f f f - f vogue f f f f bashfulness f talking to girls f a soldier's heart f f f reliability f - f f neatness devising new hair styles being a mischief maker hating to get up on time f - f f exuberance f f f pep vitamins f English orations f sparkling eyes f f Versatility f auburn locks f telling a story f chuminess Peg e Forty-seven This Husky f Unassuming Charming f Happyfgoflucky Talkative f "El Presidente' Casanova f Mechanical Fragile f Radiant Towering f Sprightly f Sociable Smiling f Straightforward Tousle-headed Goodfnatured Courteous f Timid f f Retiring Slim f Blissful f Everfsmiling Lackaclaisical Active f Original f Sparkling f Mustachioed Muscular f Audacious f Demure f "Blondy" f "Game" Pleasant f Vigorous f Lightfhearted Comely f 1 Sophomore has Joseph Perez f Alice Petschat f Rose Marie Phillips Joseph Piole f f Louis Price f f Harry Pschirer f Robert Riley f jack Russell f Nadine Schaming Lois Schmitt f Edward Schwab f Helen Schweitzer Henry Shaufl f Frank Siranovich Esther Sigmund f Robert Smersky f George Sporter f john Staus f f Margaretta Staus f George Steedle f joseph Steedle f Anna Marie Stetzer Norma Stoehr f Thomas Stout f Clara Strafalace f Gloria Sullivan f Gail Thomas f f Frank Ulrich f Harry Vecenie f Fern Waddell 1 Grace Walther f Robert Weigand f joseph Wellinger Ruth Ann Wokutch Ann Wyllie f f Rose Ziccarelli f Lois Zwicker f A priority on: f good nature f pleasing manner f f - vitality 1 f f f f wittiness vacations from history class f stopping Charley Stapel f f f wavy hair f f f helpfulness f an engaging grin f f frolicsome pumping a trombone f diminutiveness night school at Washington Trade tossing a pigskin speaking her mind f f concentration the latest tomfoolery being gentlemanly f f f f f cautiousness keeping his thoughts to himself f f f - sitting, drawling f f f a lackadaisical air f f cooperativeness f f f f having fun f f f f f f liveliness designing a fashionable wardrobe f - f f - enjoying life f f f f f f drawing f f f f physique f saying what she shouldn't f - f f lovableness f - taking his time - f nurse's aid ? ? ? f f f f pertness f endless energy f f - nonchalance - a lovely olive complexion Captain Orders HCompany, Halt!" Page Forty-eight Our Ersl Line Gf Defense! f ' : - fx, GTE-Lf?p 9 NHEDY GRAgLE Q R Q , ,X ff- K A 0 ' , X ' w, 'Y -:L :LP A J A.w.o.L. Q CAMOFLAGE A ..... X . X 4 ' 7 r 19- i f K x X F 1 ef GUARD HOUSE 'YAWN PATROL XX . IEJSUP , .Jk 3: - 5 ,--- ' f 3 Q ie' -R E " Mess BOMBARDIER 44ALL K,P, DUTY Page Foriy-ni Birth Certificate Robert Anderson f Joseph Badali f f Albert Bates f f Edith Ann Bauer f Roberta Bauer f f john Baumler f f Lorraine Berneburg George Bertram f Virginia Blosat - jean Blumer f f Florence Bosiljevac Erma Brennan f - ,lean Brown f f Eugene Bucholz f james Cavanaugh f ,lack Ghernosky f Melvin Cohen 1 f Alice Cooper , , Anne Degelmann f Loretta Degelmann Harry Dilmore f Elizabeth Duffy f Elcda Elmier f - Ellen Ernest - f Rosemarie Fleming Herbert Foss f if Carol Franskowsky George Franz f 1 Robert Freeauf f Anna Mae Galvin Laverne George f Evelyn Gerlach f Page Fifty Customary Title Peanuts f f Joe , , Albert Ede f Bert Bumpy Nancy Flash f Ginny f Boom f Flo f Erma f ,lean f Butch f Gaboo f Slim f Mel Sis f Annie f Loretta Pickles Elizabeth f Leda f Ellen f Rosey f Herby f Carol f Skinney f Bob f 1 Anna 'Mae f Vernie f Ev f f OUR FRESHMEN Day In and Day Out wrestling a sax f working f f f not eyeing the girls f loafing and looking looking mischievous f trying to read novels f spreading her personality beating his gums f f keeping herself occupied talking ffff loahng with Roberta studying f f f losing her temper - loafing f f f shooting pool f playing football drawing f f chewing gum f gabbing f f giggling f f f dayfdreaming f f using a sewing machine missing the bus f f playing her clarinet f reading books f f managing - f f making her toes twinkle eyeing the cuties f f being friendly f f trying to uphold school singing ffff dancing f 1 morale f Ultimate Objective f wrestling letter f owning a gas station f f f f barber f getting a man to be a good wife f f being a cowboy f 'being a society editor f f street cleaner to miss a day f to talk louder f a second Roberta an arithmetic whiz f school teacher corner loafer f pool shark f a smart boy f f college education tightfmouthed stenographer f Veronica the second f to have a lot of fun f f f - star gazer to stitch something straight f to catch it sometimes - f f clarinet whiz f an aid to humanity vine covered cottage dancing teacher office worker f f popularity f cheerleader f winning a certain girl meeting a cute jitterbug a A Customary Title Bertha Gigcr f f Betty Giger - Lois Cittings f f Robert Goetz f f Charles Guca f f Helga Henning f Keith Hyde - f Bernadette Kachmar jack Kearney f f Gertrude Keller f Mildred Klein f f Florence Knaus f john Koslosky f f Mary Kram f f Jean Krapp - - Laura Kress f Charles Kuhn f f Virginia Kuhn - Irma Laiche f f f Roy Lache f f f Mary Lahm f f Clementine Leonetti Robert Lisensky f Sylvia Manupelli f james MeNerney f Marian Meyers f Charles Murslack f jean Neuf f f - Magdalena Nist f Dolores Parolski f Birth Certificate Berty f f f Betty f Lois f Bob f Guc f Hedge Barrel f Bernie Jack f Certy f Milly f Florence f John f Mary f Krappy f La La f Chuckie f Sis f f Irma f Roy f f Mary f f Clementine f Bob f f Syl - jim f Meammy f Chuck f Neufy - Maggie - Dolores f Robert Pfenningwerthljenny f Roy Pfiister f f Evelyn Porr f f Margaret Randig f Sneaky f Evey - Tootsie f Day In and Day Out counting freshmen pennies aiding those in need f practicing f f f paying good attention f doing nothing f f allfgirl friendships f eating f f f trustworthy f f yawning f f f working then walking winning prizes f f f finding wrong arithmetic p cabitzing ffff studying arithmetic smiling f f f watching out for . . . studying f f climbing fences - studying f - 1 tooting a big horn using those eyes f talking speedily - throwing fruit finding a man f winking f f - away in the clouds f smiling f - f winking f f f wanting to be alone f making model airplanes f eating and sleeping f making love f f possessing able Hngers fighting with the boys f Ultimate Objective f sit behind a desk f f f f nurse f f virtuoso f f - onlooker - burn a few schools f f hate all men f f f f dietician f keeping to the truth f ' defense worker f f f thin woman f to win a booby prize robleins f IUCVXQ on a test f f f public speaker f f to get an A f f dentist's wife f one of her neighbors to be on honor-roll f f f tomboy f f 'all A's life of the party f you should know! f f commentator be on first team f 1 lovelorn editor f beauty contest judge f f 1 aviatrix f - girl's heartfthrob - a certain upper-classman f f a second Garbo f f f - mechanic more eating and sleeping f f f f go steady f artist spinster Page Fifty-one Customary Title Lillian Remy f f Birth Certificate Lil ffff Richard Riddlebaugh Rickenbacker Day In and Day Out Ultimate Objective being a quiet UQ little miss f being seen and heard watching feminine sex f beat ,,,,,,..,,,............,.,.. i........ . .? Anthony Sarkis - Blondie f - wasting time f f f "" b0W1e1' joan Sauers f f Ioanny drawing fffff magazine cover designer Alvin Sauter - f Al f f hot under the collar ff" COOliI1g SYSYCHI Katherine Schindler Renee f making speeches f f ""' 0fHf01' Kenneth Schindler Ioker - - spotting the 'cuties f f f football scholarship james Schmidt f Schmidtie f teasing girls f f f banker in gambling joint Leroy Schomburger Lee f f studying f f f f f f woodcarving Elaine ,Schriber f Elaine f whistling at boys f f f marriage certificate Edward Sentner f Shorty f finding classes amusing f f f f spectator Elizabeth Servatius Betty Mae f looking pretty ff"" Miss Am61'iC11 Thelma Shein f f Thelm - f finding something to laugh about f f f comedian Robert Silbach f Bucky f exercising ffff-f - get taller Margaret Sipple f Marg f bouncing ball of possibilities fff' reporter Betty jean Sirlin f Jean f talking in study hall f f to get some work done Frank Smerbeck f Smeresy - flirting -ff-ff to be like his father Edward Smeresky Educated f sleeping, sleeping, etc. f f nobody knows or cares! William Snook f Snooks going to the show f f f continue going Pauling Solman f Pauly f loafing with Charlotte f f "To be or not to be" Dorthea Sporcic f Dorthea f waiting for the Chieftain f editor of the Chieftain H3ffY S'P1'9Hg ' ' Harry f following one girl ffff faithful boyfriend Donald Stetzer f Stetz f doing homework ? ? ? fffff comedian Norman Stull f f Norm f doing things of no value f A. W. O. L. fcatch on?j Fredrick Thomas f Whitey f it's a secret fffff"' soda jerk Frank Trojan - f Frank f drawing fplanes or flies, f ffff artist James Ulrich ' f Smokey f delivering groceries f ' - a horse and wagon Edward Varley f Ed - f Setting up pins , , , , , juggler James Weber ' ' Web ' dancing fffff f lover like Romeo Nelson Werner ' Eugene ' assuming the angle in shop f f - carpenter ? ? ? Chaflfme Wiles ' Charlotte f f putting her weight in her sock f f f socker whiz Francis Windstein Francis being absent f to come to school two days in a row Edith Wolff f f Ede f being goodfnatured ffff to be a brunette Robert Young f f Bob f riding girls on his bike f f f f touring car Virginia Young f Virginia f walking to get in practice for . . . f a policeman's job Marian Zotter f f Lucky f tripping the light fantastic to dance her way through the world jane Zwigart f - janey f calling jean ffffffff popularity "SKATES" ' N r To the tune of the "Skater's Waltz" the whirl of the wheels may be heard as they glide over the floor of the West View Roller Rink, Millvale's popular arena for holding skates. The Seniors were the first to entertain, and the Freshmen followed their footsteps. Ask anyone and you may get this for an answer- "Couldn't have had a better time!"-so it proves Only t0O Well how much skating parties are enjoyed. Page Fifty-two WE HEAR AMERICA SINGING The orchestra under the able direction of Stanley T. Fleming has done it again! Something new has come to the halls of 'Millvale High-an assembly held every Thursday morning called "We Hear America Singing". Here students raise their voices loud and clear to the strains of songs, old and new. Mr. Fleming has realized that singing is a great morale builder and certainly in these war times we are in need of such an emotional outlet. Singing such songs as "Onward Christian Soldiers", and the theme songs of the various branches of the armed forces. The assembly has opened with the reading of a passage from the Bible, followed by the Lord's Prayer, flag salute, and the singing of our national anthem. We hope that this will continue through the years at Millvale High, and that other schools may follow in our footsteps. GOING HOME 'lout of the chill and the shadow, Into the thrill and the shine, Out of the dearth and the famine, Into the fullness divinef' MARGARET E. SANGSTER. In memory of Mary Himber, a member of the Class of '44, who died in October, 1942. JUNIOR ASSEMBLY After having promised one "slapfhappy" assembly, the Juniors presented the student body with a "howl" of a show. The audience, as well as the ones taking part in the assembly, had a chance to show their talents. There were jokes, songs, monologues, one dramaticfllj play, solos by student instrumentalists and vocalists, and to top it all, the "Truth or Consequence Show", where the various students took part. This event was surely one that we will remember in years to come-it's one of those things that make our high school years memorable. HI-Y DANCE This year the students were happy to find one of the HifY dances open to all instead of the traditional private aifair. However, one private dance was held for the entertainment of the members only and their outside guests. All who attended both affairs remarked at the fine entertainment provided. The success of these affairs encouraged participation in the rest of the gay events of the year. HALLOWEEN PARTY The privilege of starting the year with a "bang!" went to the Freshmen when they held a private Hallowe'en party. While witches and gobblins danced on high, Mr. Howard acted as master of ceremonies, giving prizes to the one with the funniest and most original costumes and also leading the Freshies in all the games they played. As seen through the eyes of the guests, the party was a great success. Page Fifty-three SMX HOW SMH! 'T IS' sw wxxxili Wm Mmm Love mm' ' mg Page Fifty-four fx HFAR Y W , ww R Q Hu X W N Q, YY- my PR Ufwf Page Fnfky-five FASHION SHOW One really knows that summer is on its way when Miss S'mith's Fashion Show takes place. This event is attended not only by students, but also the town's people. The smart, attractive ensembles were modeled by the girls of the sewing classes, under the skillful direction of Miss Louise Smith. The sport clothing, street and school dresses, and evening gowns were made during the class periods only. Besides making these fashionable outfits, each girl was required to remodel some discarded garment. Again the fashion parade was highflighted by two bridal parties-the cotton wedding and the silk wedding. Lois Ostrum, bride of the cotton wedding, was dressed in a crisp white eyelet gown, a fingerftipped veil adorned her coiffure. The bridegroom and best man were Bill Rakers and Bob Kinnen respectively. Lois' attendants were: Sylvia Lache as maid of honor, and Elva Ruth Miller, Bernardine Lunz, Eleanor Geyer, Margaret Matakovich as bridesmaids. Ann Poslusney, dressed in a brocaded white satin gown and a long flowing veil led the silk wedding attended by bridegroom Bob Rakers, Joe Pusateri, best man, Mary Zeppuhar, maid of honor, and Thelma Pschirer and Dolores Lunz as bridesmaids. Attending both wedding parties were Ronald Poslusney, as ring bearer, attired in a white satin suit, and Donna Lee Genter, as flower girl dressed in a blue embroidered, eyelet pique gown. Gloria Werner made the weddings complete by singing "I Love You Truly" and "O Promise Me." WE'LL NEVER FORGET Miss Young, our efficient and cofoperative secretary for willingly helping us in time of need, seeking us when we were wanted in the office for "important" business, mimeographing our tests and greeting us cheerfully in the mornings- injecting us with the desire to start the day right. Our handy custodians, 1Mr. Hildebrand and Mr. Gauss for offering a helping hand in keeping our school spotless, filling our school supplies when they were exhausted, being repairmen when the occasion demanded and making the school cozy for us on dismal mornings. CI-IIEFTAIN "At last, the Chieftain's coming," or "Hurrah, something to talk about," may be heard shouted about the ever popular Chieftain-our school paper. Since the vital materials needed to carry on the paper were hard to obtain, the paper was issued for only one semester. The able adviser, Mrs. Billock, and editor Ruth Lambert, with the help of the entire staff have made the Chieftain one of the most talked about affairs at school. The clever cartoons and catchy headings were the work of our artists B. Born and E. Schiebelg the society and fashion editors were D. Sipple, Marie and Agnes Pecjakg while the "over a coke" column was handed by D. Grego and J. Houlahan. J. Aufman and K. Bauer were the skillful reporters of the thrilling sports accounts. The news of the school was most capably taken care of by the following news reporters: L. Gross, G. Werner, M. Lipp, Jim and Phil Gittings, B. Walter, M. Schoenian, C. Pickl, B. Riddlebaugh, J. Russell, M. Wilkes, W. Leahy, B. Martig, and H. Bearl. The efficient typists and mimeographers, always on the job, were M. Kumpfmiller, R. Strafalace, G. Koelsch, T. Dieter, A. Ulrich, E. Pschirer, D. Voit, L. Schmidt, M. Pavkovich, and R. Babic. Peg e Fifty-six Ctivities Ima X1 SX X, X Page BATON CLUB Dashing, high stepping figures of the Baton Club, arrayed in dazzling outfits, are led by our charming drum major, Armella Ulrich. Their graceful movements and tricky stunts are the results of the many hours of faithful practice with their batons and red and white flags. The Baton Club leading the M.H.S.'s Band is one of the schools greatest assets. The members include: Armella Ulrich, Jean Schiefelbein, Ann Poslusney, Dolly Lunz, Mary Ann Sarkis, Agnes Pecjak, Marie Pecjak, Delores McCloskey, Grace Hayson, Celine Bluemling, Lois Zwicker, Dorothy Heintzinger. BAND "Give credit where credit is due" may well be applied to our band. In their fascinating new uniforms they may be seen marching down our field, at Forbes Field, or at any gala parade to the tune of "Johnny Get Your Gun" and many other snappy numbers. This year the members of the band have cheered our boys on the field to victories with songs that are favorites of everyone. Our own "Cassey" has proved a delight to the community as well as the spectators at the games, and they keep screaming for more! This shows the popularity of our band in only one of the many ways. K Mr. Fleming and also the members of the band have spent many extra hours diligently and patiently, so that they may claim these honors. To every member of the band we Seniors wish you continued success in the future. GIRLS' CHORUS Since the departure of Mrs. Elliot, Miss Garver has taken over the task of directing the Girls Chorus, and has handled it very successfully. This year the melodious songs of the Chorus were featured at the TrifBorough' Concert, Christmas Assembly, Baccalaureate and Commencement. The "warblers" include: Grace Hayson, Ruth Lambert, Laura Kress, Rose Barkovich, Jean Bertram, Anna M. Bissert, Leona Ganter, Mary Margaret Klug, Sylvia Lache, Sylvia Manupelli, Dorothy Martig, Elva Ruth Miller, Rosalia Moeller, Dolores McCloskey, Ruth Porr, Eleanor Pschirer, Dorothy Rheam, Lillian Schmidt, Gloria Werner, and Jean Wolfarth. Page Fifty-nine Page Sixiy HLY CLUB One club that has come down through the years with respect and honor by all boys is the Hi-Y. The club is under the able leadership of Mr. Sprenger, who is present at all the club's activities. Several dances have been sponsored by the Hi-Y where the boys have not only entertained the members of Millvale High but their friends from other schools as well. The membership includes: President, jack Aufman, VicefPresident, jack Stoutg Secretary, Robert Funk, Treasurer, Norbert Imhof and also the following members: Ralph Bossing, john Breitenbaugh, Paul Heil, Jack Hite, Floyd Hubstenberger, Paul Knauer, Robert Kremer, Thomas Stout, Frank Mrak, Harry Munson, William Nauman, Norman Pfister, Robert Pfund, Harry Pschirer, Robert Rakers, William Rakers, Robert Riley, Harold Sadwick, joseph Wellinger, Mitchael Georgalas. SENIORETTES The familiar phrase of "something new has been added" may be applied to the Seniorette Club. Composed entirely of Senior girls, this club is somewhat a continuation of the "Cirls' Athletic Association" and is again under the leader- ship of -Miss Wetzel. The girls in this club got together and enjoyed many pleasant hours seeing shows in Pittsburgh and made an unforgettable trip to the Buhl Planetarium. A number of gatherings were held at Miss Wetzel's home where the members greatly enjoyed each others companionship and the wonderful fudge for which Mrs. Wetzel may someday become famous. On one occasion was the farewell surprise party for Helen Burke, a member, who left us to go in training as a nurse. An outing ended an unforgettable year. The officers were: President, R. Babicg Vice President, B. Riddlebaughg Secretary, P. Peindlg Treasurer, J. Wolfarth. Other members included: A. Bissert, B. Born, H. Burke, T. Dieter, L. Gross, B. Haser, I. Heck, M. Heurbin, M. Kumpfmiller, R. Lambert, V. Mihlfried, E. R, Miller, D. Parolski, M. Pavkovich, C. Pickl, I. Pschirer, E. Pschirer, R. Pusateri, D. Rheams, M. Schoenian, -M. Schwab, O. Senk, D. Sipple, C. Staus, R. Strafalace, A. Ulrich, D. Voit, M. Wilkes, L. Zeilfelder, B. Walter. VARSITY CLUB The Varsity Club includes those boys who were athletic enough to claim the coveted award, the letter "M," They have displayed their skill as athletes on both the field and floor. The club was sponsored by Mr. McCarthy and Mr. Tallman who were the coaches of football and basketball respectively. Since the change in the traditional distribution of sweaters occurred, the boys were quite disappointed not to receive oneg but they were quite satisfied with their gold footballs and basketballs and treasured them dearly. The members were: J. Cunic, F. Munson, P. Knauer, J. Stout, J. Breitenbaugh, J. Pusateri, R. Rakers, W. Williams, R. Pfund, F. Binder, H. Munson, C. Chambers, S. Cohen, J. Aufman, F. Hubstenberger, J. Kachmar, H. Pschirer, D. DeGenther, W. Nauman, and A. Meyers. Page Sixty-one Pg Sxi WLHARY SUENCE pxCXk 59 YS H331 ' F y-two AN EAR F0 R NEWS ALLOUT JUNK Uk MARS Y A' LJS+!U Nfffwm My M 'I . 'V Kxwxlf Mmm M W E Mx A WNY W QW 4 PRACTKCE MAKES PERFECT" . N11 APE MEN Page' Sxxfy-fou LIBRARIAN ASSISTANTS By far one of the busiest rooms at M. H. S. is our indispensable library where a staff of girls assist the librarian in rendering a helpful service to the students. On hand two periods a week, Mary Pavkovich, Rose Babic, Margie Wilkes, Edna Mae Giger, Adele Weir, Wilmalleene Miller, Mary jane Vogel, Marilyn Lipp, Virginia Mussen, Charlotte Rothmeyer, Dolores McCloskey, Alberta Vecenie, Gloria Werner, Annette Cohen and Jeanne Krapf prove their worthiness to our librarian, Miss Johnston. The work performed by these girls is a constant round of activity such as shelving books, keeping records of over' due books and book fines, answering questions fWhat is a good book to read? Is this a good book for freshies?j and helping underclassmen with reference questions. The highflight of the season really comes when the Book Week Tea is held alternately at Millvale and Etna High Schools. At these gatherings the librarians from each school attend and become well acquainted. Such commendable work as these girls render is beneficial to all of us, and it deserves some hearty recognition. CHEERLEADERS No camera could capture the peppy effervescent moods of the gay cheer' leaders, who have definitely won a place in our minds as we talk and think of our football players. These girls-Betty Riddlebaugh, Marjorie Wilkes, Mary Pavkovich, Rose Strafalace, Pearl Peindl, and Grace Mihlfried-as they may be seen fighting and urging our boys on to victories, make us feel as though we had a real part in the game! BOWLING CLUB "Up on alley four!" is a cry often heard on Monday afternoons. Then with a swing of the arm, the ball goes straight down the alley and "bang" goes a strike! "Good Deal!" a voice from the back shouts, and the next member enthusiastically takes his turn. Robert Bennett was the club's able leader for the first half of the bowling season, and Steve Ceh carried on successfully for the second half. Mr. Fleming was chosen as sponsor. Each week dues were paid so that at the end of the bowling season the bowlers celebrated their victories. The teams having the names of wellfknown colleges such as Duquesne, Duke, Notrg Dame, Penn State, Pitt, and Carnegie Tech had the following as their mem ers: J. Aufman, M. Voit, A. Ulrich, D. Voit, C. Pickl, M. Zeppuhar, V. Mihlfried, R. Brown, D. McCloskey, H. Sadwick, H. Shaufl, A. Pfister, W. Leahy, L. Gross, R. Lamber, F. Pschirer, G. Penisch, A. Vicinie, -M. Schwab, K. Bauer, M. A. Brunner, E. M. Cornely, H. Burke, O. Senk, J. Weber, I. Heck, and G. Koelsch. The captains of these teams were: F. Mrak, S. Ceh, Lawson, R. Bennett, R. Kramer, and H. Franke. ' ' Page Sixty-five VVAR BRINGS MANY CHANGES TO M. H. S. There is probably no corner of the world that has not been affected by World War II in one way or another and our Alma Mater has proved no exception. In order to keep abreast with the times, new courses have been added to our curriculum. Aeronautics was the first one of this group to be followed later by Aviation Math. frequired of all Sr. boysJ and courses including Radio and Morse Code. Each Thursday afternoon rhythmic marching may be heard from the gym floor as many of our junior and senior boys, learning not only how to march properly but also the art of handling a gun, carry out the snappy commands of an R. O. T. C. officer from Pitt. Such training is bound to be of help in War or peace! At the beginning of the second semester our first Senior, Bob Bennett, left us to join the Navyg a few days later Helen Burke left her Senior class to begin nurses training. Later in the semester Frank Munson, Ken Bauer, Joe Petti, and john Cunic enlisted. The biggest "gap" was left in the class in March when thirteen of our members Cpictured abovej left to attend trade school preparing for defense jobs such as welding, drafting, machine shop, sheet metal work, pipe fitting, etc. Undoubtedly, one of the most touching assemblies ever held in our audi' torium occurred on March 4 when we bid goodfbye to our beloved coach, Mr. McCarthy who left us to become a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the Navy. Many of us found ourselves with new schedules and different teachers as a result of this change. All in all this class of '43 has probably seen more changes than any other Senior class could boast of. Many of these have not been too happy, but we are still most thankful to be members of this class in a school which is still unscathed by shells or bombs! Page Sixty-six Pvfgag-!,c.:'.' 1512 -, LJ 1' 7 f, y ! 1 .- , ! RT H - 66: , 4 I- K 11 X - l 1 F, , . ,, BYE A SENIOR GRIDIRON STARS john Breitenbaugh-Quarterback-As powerful as a stick of dynamite Frank Munson-Left Guard-As dangerous as a bombardier. William Rakers-Captain-Left Halfback-As irresistible! as a tank. john Cunic-Left Ta-ckle-As rigid as steel. Paul Knauer--Right Halfback-As tricky as "Chinese Checkers." Joseph Pusateri-Left End-As nimble as- a "jeep."' jack Stout-Right HalfbackfAs swift as a bolt of lightning. i Robert Pfund-Fullback-As alert as a convoy. P Page Sixty-eight TEAM'S RECORD Millvale 20 f - West View 0 'Millvale 0 f f Aspinwall 15 Mi1lvale13 f f f f Etna Millvale 24 f f f f Shaler 7 Millvale 26 f f f Freedom Millvale 19 ffff Avonworth 0 Millvale 19 fffff Avalon Millvale 13 f f North Catholic 0 Millvale 0 - - f Leetsdalc19 FOOTBALL Another successful season has passed into Millvale football history. The accomplishments of the 1942 squad will take their place along side those of past teams as some of the brightest ever attained. In winning seven and losing two of a stiff, ninefgame schedule, the Indians distinguish themselves as one of the best of Millvale teams. Directed by coach McCarthy, who was ably assisted by Mr. Tallman and Mr. Beyers, the 1942 aggregation will long be remembered for its very satisfactory performance. Nine rahs for the team ! ! ! Are you ready? Let's go ! I ! JOSEPH PUSATERI-Left End joe, a steady, hardfworking player, consistantly outfran enemy backersfup to make sensational catches of long forward passes. This offensive ability, along with line defensive play, combined to rate Joe a fourth-string berth on the :illfW.P.I.A.L. team of stars. JOHN CUNIC-Left Tackle "Mex," the huskiest man on the team, standing six feet high and weighing one hundred and ninety pounds, is surprisingly fast afoot. A hard tighter and able performer, John was a valuable block in the little "seven blocks of granite." His fighting spirit which the Marines now claim will surely be missed next year. Page Sixty-nine FRANK MUNSON-Left Guard Frank, a seasoned veteran, always managed to get his man. He was im' movable in the left guard slot, and enemy quarterbacks seldom directed a line plunge at his position. When they did, however, Frank was always ready, willing and able to throw back the attempt. . ROBERT RAKERS-Center Center position supposedly a weak spot was ably taken care of by "Hobe" until his injury in the Aspinwall game forced him out of action for the remainder of the season. "Hobe's" accurate passing of the ball and fine defensive play will make him an invaluable asset to next year's eleven of which he is to be captain. HARRY MUNSON-Right Guard "Huntz" proved a durable barrier to enemy backs who tried to break through his position. A fast and -experienced Junior, he will evidently be a valuable asset to the Indian forward wall next season. "Huntz" even carried the ball on one variation of the flonker play. FRANK BINDER-Right Tackle Frank is as scrappy a player as any coach would wish for, and his peppery chatter and words of encouragement made him a sparkfplug of the team. He could "take it" and "dish it out," as his opponents well knew. Too bad next season won't Hnd him sparking another Indian team to victory. JOHN BREITENBAUGH-Quarterback A bundle of dynamite is "Pinky," one of the best blockers on the Chieftain squad. His unerring sense of judging distance tended to make him an excellent pass receiver. "Pinky," signalfbarker of the Warriors, filled the quarterback position with admirable skill and diligence. He will be sadly missed on the grid next season. ROBERT PFUND-Fullback "Scorp," a hard plunger, was always dependable in getting those bitterly contested yards that make first downs. His shoulder injury in the Aspinwall game forced 'him out of action until the final game. A sensational catch of a long forward pass against Avalon was his outstanding play of the season. IOHN STOUT-Right Half "jimmy" was the versatile man of the squad, for he played every position in the backlield with amazing skill. His rapidity in handling the ball made him one of the fastest men on the team. Jimmy's performance at fullback against North Catholic will long be remembered as one of his outstanding achievements. PAUL KNAUER-Right Half A speedy stepper and excellent kicker made "Elbows" a standout in his position. His exquisite punting was a match for the best any enemy kicker could offer. Paul has been credited with a fine job of faking and hiding the ball on trick plays. This distinctive skill marked him as a vital member of our spirited team. WILLIAM RAKERS-Captain-Left Back A veteran of four years of football at Millvale, Billy was an indispensable cog in the Indian offense, while his outstanding defensive ability made him a fine allfround "back," Bill was always dangerous, his brokenffield running and fast, unexpected breakways made him an ever potential scoring threat. Page Seventy CHARLES CHAMBERS-Right End i This year found "Bo" taking over right end duties on the first team, a job in which he proved his lcapabilities. A quiet, steady worker he was a great asset to the right side of the line. "Bo" still has another football season to look forward to, and we're sure he will prove a skillful worker. STANFORD COHEN-Guard They call this Sophomore lad "Reverend" but the enemy says a prayer when Stan goes into action as guard. One of the more muscular gridders, Stan is noted for his fine spirit and sportsmanship. His firm tackles will unquestionably make him a worthy fighter for next year's eleven. WILLIAM NAUMAN-Right End "Red" really means stop for enemy players when they try to crash the right end post. A willing and active participant of the squad, he did his best in the games he played. Because of this, Bill will undoubtedly be a varsity man in the coming season. JOHN KACHMAR-Center A reserve center on the Chieftain eleven, johnny proved his skill at playing center in the North Catholic game. A quiet, steady worker he was a decided asset and proved invaluable when Hobe experienced his injury during the season. johnny always cooperated to the fullest extent. HARRY PSCHIRER-Halfback The Sophomore class is proud to claim Harry as one of its members, -for his versatility in playing any position on the team made him invaluable. Always on hand to display his talents, Harry, as one of the team's staunchest supporters, can look forward to a successful season next year. DONALD DE GENTHER-Fullback "Duck," a favorite with his teammates, really "saved the day" when Bob Pfund was injured and Don stepped into his position as fullback. Formerly a tackle, Don played each post with equal skill. Let's hope the Army spares him for next year. FLOYD HUBSTENBERGER-Halfback Despite his size, "lHups" was the best kicker on the ilvlillvale squad. Playing both half and quarterback positions proved no stumbling block to him, for he excelled in both. We hope he will prove as helpful in the Navy as he did to the team. FOOTBALL SUBSTITUTES Much has been spoken about the Varsity football squad but not to be undone is the mentioning of the capable reserves of the past season. Although these boys did not receive letters, their Hne fighting spirit was always on hand to be used whenever needed. These boys were: M. Cohen, F. Siranovich, W. Bender, C. Franskousky, O. Hempel, J. Perez, R. Riddlebaugh, F. Thomas, J. Ulrich, G. Bertram, J. Chernowski, H. Dilmore, H. Foss, L. George, R. Lisnesky, C. Murslack, K. Schindler, E. Elstner, M. Georgalas, J. Gittings, R. Lacke, E. Schwab, C. Hyde, T. Stout, G. Franz, and J. Lambert. Page Seventy-one WHO HAS ,iii mmvmis mm Toucnoowm or ms smom STOMU By mf Rams BOY5 OUR WXNNING STREM SNAPPED H 1 uri QILLY ' Q3 Mix 'NJN ' GOAL UNE STAND Seventy-K wO TOUCHDOWN BOUND PASS BASKETBALL SEASON Under the new guidance of Kirk Tallman, the Chieftains experienced a moderately good season. Their record showed a card of nine wins and eight losses, also finishing in a tie for third place with Aspinwall in our section. An outstanding fact of Millvale's record was that they were the only team to defeat Sharpshurg who won Section XVIII laurels. Millvale was in the 'gthick of the race" until they lost a couple of tough games to Etna and Aspinwall. Better luck next year, hoys! TEAM'S RECORD a Millvale f West View Millvale 27 f Aspinwall 29 Millvale f Allegheny Millvale 22 f Sharpshurg '71 Millvale f f Hampton Millvale J7 f Hampton 21 Millvale f f Sharpshurg Millvzile 34 f f Etna 32 Millvale Central Catholic Millvale 46 f f Oakniont 49 Millvale fffff Etna Millvale 54 f Shaler 39 Millvale Keystone Army Millvale 27 f f f Aspinwall 29 Millvale f f f Shaler Millvale 30 Central Catholic 44 Millvale f West View Millvale 375 Opponents 542 INDIVIDUAL SCORING RECORD Williziiii Rakers f f f 202 Joseph Pusateri f f 51 Rohert Rakers f f f 128 Paul Knauer f f 48 Frank Binder fffff 73 Rohert Pfund f 37 jack Aufman f - f - 37 BASKHVBALL LIi'l'I'ERMEN WILLIAM RAKERS Bill, a "dead shot" from any part of the floor, played four years of varsity baskethall, bringing fear to all his opponents. Bill hrought Millvale high honor hy gaining the sectional scoring title with 111 points and also setting a new individual scoring record with 202 points. His outstanding feats have showered him with praise. Page Seventy-three PAUL KNAUER "Elbie" was one of the mainstays of the varsity team for four years. His shots from the middle of the floor often proved exciting, bringing the crowd to their feet! Paul was missed by the team the latter part of this season when he was forced to drop out due to a knee injury. Next year's team will greatly miss Pauls services. JOSEPH PUSATERI "Joe" was called by his teammates the "work-horse", because of his untiring effort. For this reason other teams constantly kept an eye on him, trying to out' guess his moves. Having played two years of varsity basketball, joe will be one of the missing links in next year's team. ROBERT RAKERS "Hobe," one of the robust members of the squad, was always an asset to the team. His onefhand shots from the corner and also his accurate foul shooting made 'him an indispensable member of the team. "Hobe's" enthusiasm will cer' tainfy put a spark into next year's playing. ROBERT PFUND Playing his second season on the varsity, "Scorp" was ideal in both defensive and offensive work. His swiftness on the court, which was a decided help to his own team, often baffled his opponents. Bob's teamfwork and unceasing en' deavor definitely played a vital part in the season's outcome. FRANK BINDER Although Frank was not very tall compared to the other members of the squad, he was one of the stalwarts of the team. Always getting the ball off the banking board, he did his best throughout the whole season. Frank has had only one year of varsity basketball, but in that time he has shown promising results. JACK AUFMAN Jack, the smallest player on the team, displayed flashy tactics which bewildered his opponents. His shot from the middle of the floor that 'beat Etna will be remembered in basketball history. Although Jack was 'a newfcomer of this year's team, he proved his versatility in countless games. BASKETBALL SUBSTITUTES The reserves of the basketball team proved their "weight in gold," for they were more than helpful whenever their services were needed. They were a great aid in building up the skill of the Varsity Team, for by practicing with them, thcze boys then displayed some tricky opposition. They were: Otto Hempel, Mitchell Georgalas, Larry Funk, John Kachmar, Robert Kremer, and Robert Riley. HATS OFF TO OUR MANAGERS! Although joe Wellinger and Fred Blosat are only "pint" size, they helped the football team in a "big" way. Indispensable in time of need, these little warriors aided the Chieftains on to victory. The wrestling team owes a great deal of its success to their able manager, Bill Kunde. On hand when injuries hampered any member of the team, he administered skillful aid. His loyalty to the team played a vital part in their outcome. Such willing assistance as Bob Funk and Fred Blosat gave to our basketball team is rare indeed! Their ine enthusiasm and cofoperative nature was valued highly by all the members of the team. Pa 3 : Seventy-four VVRESTLING The wrestling season closed this year with four wins to our credit, three losses, and one tie, an admirable record for any team. Under the capable and willing leadership of Coach Robert Howard, our wrestling warriors put the name, Millvale High, on the map of athletics. These boys, from "big', Frank Munson to 'llittlem Shorty Wellinger, contained champion material. Although the sport is comparatively new, the foregone record shows a bright future for the wrestling YCKIIH. Millvale 4 Canonsburg 12 Millvale 10 Dormont Millvale 11 West View 12 Millvale 16 Oakmont Millvale 7 Shadyside 4 Millvale 6 West View Millvale 8 Carnegie 8 Millvale 9 Carnegie INDIVIDUAL SCORES Harry 'Munson f f 13 Floyd Hubstenberger - 9 Frank Munson f f 12 Anthony Meyers f 8 john Breitenbaugh f 9 john Stout f f 7 VVRESTLING SUBS'l'l'l'U'l'ES Substitutes have been found for sugar, silk, and butter, but no substitutes can top those of our wrestling team. Always ready to help in any way, these boys displayed keen exhibitions. Charles Ness, jack Cavanaugh, joseph Wellinger, William Snook, Jimmy Weber, Robert Goetz, Melvin Cohen, jimmy Ulrich, jim Cavanaugh, Robert Young, Wade Bender, joseph Petti, Robert Smeresky, Robert Anderson, and Don Wenncr. Page Seventy-five RIFLE CLUB The Rifle Club, under the direction of Mr. Beyers, which shows promises of a good future has had many new members this year and is a favorite with cveryone. Continuing this year, there were shooting matches with other schools as well as interscholastic matches. The officers include: CaptainffBilly Leahy, VicefCaptainff-Jim Cooper, SecretaryfTreasurerfArmella Ulrich, ReporterfJack Russell. The team consists of: Bill Leahy, Jerome Blobner, Ken Bauer, Fran Pschirer, Olive Senk, Frank Mrak, Adele Weir, James Cooper, Oliver Keller, Arnold Bauer, Steve Babic. Other members are: Joe Perez, Marjorie Wilkes, Gloria Werner, Bob Kinnen, Henry Shaufl, Bernadette Kachmar, Delores Paroloski, Marilyn Lipp, Elmer Lentz, Armella Ulrich, Rose Babic, Irma Heck, Jeanne Houlahen, Dolly Grego, Mildred Schwab, Annette Cohen, Dolly Schermock, Nelson Werner, John Kaslosky, Ruth Lambert, Bob Bennett, James Weber, Anna Mae Huesman, Norma Stoehr, Roy Fngel, Anna Mae Galvin, Jack Russell, Jeanne Schlag. OUR ATHLETIC BENEFACTORS Do you believe in Santa Claus? M.H.S. believes not in one, but three ! ! ! Mr. Oscar Cohen, Mr. Joseph Wellinger, and Dr. L. C. Baldwin have indeed been good to our football and basketball teams, presenting the boys with gold footballs and basketballs. The boys also received a banquet of turkey and all the trimmings, financed by the Athletic Association, and prepared in the school kitchen under the super' vision of the 'kQueen of Cooks," our own Miss Smith. The speakers of the evening were: Captain Edward Gallup, United States Army, A. L. McCombs, Football Coach, Aspinwall High School, Kirk Tallman, William Beyers, Joseph T. McCarthy, and some of our boys, including William Rakers, Robert Rakers, and Joseph Pusateri. 'Mr. V. C. Holsinger gave the invocation, and the toastmaster for the evening was Mr. James P. Swain. Surely no school can boast of such benefactors, and such memorable occasions 'git gives that needed ounce of encouragement to spur our boys to victory. Page Seventy-six lr-'L 'lf 'f WN Q ' f - M J P 'hm Page Seventy-scvcn . .r. X I , x 4. 1. I . I , x .NL . Q. " ,ig :. 4,433.4 f-fm . ' . N , , . 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