Mother of Mercy High School - Mercywood Yearbook (Cincinnati, OH)

 - Class of 1956

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M, Q .. . , ,1.,,,, , ,, -1,f.Ms,1 l , I Y L ,Af-, 2 f5?.'7'-js' W 'yfgf gf .",1.7.f't47 qxf-3',YJf f ff' - ',2r?'f' 52,4111 U 1 'Uz,,1v"b3.f?'s 4-V fu Wf.k,f,q,-ff. ,Y if 5 .-ay., yu 1 sau' ww f Gigfiifi' ,M-1'xy 4'J'5'1,,"i.' ,l - gf s'f,',W,, 'Q haf JYkif,'f'vffff'Qa..,' A ,"' fd' ., --If fggvqg 4. sfiyif K. N K, -7 -,4 V, 'P ,W , ,Y U 4: ,Q a,,.,ld. .'.v ff L, , 7 1.9 U" A f'f,l V Q P A 5 f ,,+ 4 - J ,Wulf W 7 X u , 1 1 A gl u 1, X FI 5 vw Q- . . Q ff? 5 gf . 5 FATHER THOMAS CUNNELL Chaplain ' Much activity fills the 27 years Father Connell has spent at Mercy. Trying to help us with our spiritual life, Father has offered many a Mass for our intentions. Having a special interest in Mercy affairs he has fired many hearts for the missions - applauding loudly at all our achievements, encouraging us to go still higher. 10 ' 'agp 1 FATHER FRANCIS LEHNER, O.P. Senior Religion FATHER JAMES DRISCOLL, O.P. Junior Religion 0 Uur Spiritual Counselors Father Francis Lehner who was formerly a teacher at St. Mary College, South Bend, Indiana, came to Mercy this year to act as religion instructor for the members of the senior class. Father James Driscoll, junior religion teacher, studied at the Pontifical Institute in Washington D. C., before coming to Mother of Mercy high school to assume his new duties. 11 W ' V .- f, Dedicated to De velopin outhful inds SISTER MARY CELINE, R.S.M. Superior SISTER MARY EMILY, R.S.M. Principal SISTER MARY ADELE, R.S.M. Librarian Book Club Moderator SISTER MARY ALEXIS, R.S.M. Senior Home Room Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typing SISTER MARY ALOYSE, R.S.M. Glee Club Future Nurses Head of Music Department SISTER MARY AMADEUS, R.S.M. Junior Home Room English, Science Triple A.C. Moderator SISTER MARY CARLOS, R.S.M. English, Dramatic Art Masque Kc Gavel SISTER MARY CELESTINE, R.S.M. Senior Home Room Latin Club Moderator SISTER MARY DeSALES, R.S.M. Latin, Religion SISTER MARY EUPHRASIA, R.S.M. Cafeteria Supervisor Accounting I en 'K R 4 ry 'Vx E lsh C M C M o rator . H t ,nl SIS IO! . AROLD, R.S.M. - .' V 0 ' ' of . ff-e w 3. SISTER MARY IGNACE, R.S.M. Freshman Home Room Religion SISTER MARY JEANNE d' ARC, R.S.M. Senior Home Room Mathematics, Social Studies Mercywood Adviser SISTER MARY JOHANNA, R.S.M. Sophomore Home Room Religion, Mathematics SISTER MARY JOSEPH, R.S.M. Sophomore Home Room Biology, Mathematics Nat. Math. Hon. Society Moderator SISTER MARY MAURA, R.S.M. Freshman Home Room Religion, Art Theta Art Society Moderator SISTER MARY PERPETUA, R.S.M. Senior Home Room English, Social Studies Gleanings Moderator Mother McAuley Lay Apostolate Moderator SISTER MARY PROTASE, R.S.M. Freshman Home Room Religion, English Mother McAuley Lay Apostolate Moderator SISTER MARY REGINALD, R.S.M. Junior Home Room Social Studies, Typing Office Practice SISTER MARY SERAPHIA, R.S.M. Freshman Home Room Religion, Mathematics G.A.A. Moderator W ur MISS DULAH PULSKAMP- specializes in dramatic art - enjoys creating characters - loves to study people - attended Schuster-Martin - received degree from School of Speech. MRS. FRIEDA CAMP- teaches sewing - loves contact with all children - enjoys all kinds of music and the art and science, home economics - received a B.S. in Home Ec. - claims University of Cincinnati as Alma Mater. MISS SOPHIE STAVROFF- has a junior homeroom - teaches typing and shorthand - interested in symphonies - enjoys trying her skill at tennis - University of Cin. is her Alma Mater. MISS HARRIET SMITH- loves to dance - finds excitement in boating - loves to teach the current tango steps - is very fond of dogs - studied physical edu- cation at the U. C. MISS MARIE MARTINO- teaches "With a Song in Her Heart" and a book in her hand -has a sophomore home room - has classes in French, Spanish and English - comes from Marian College. MISS ELEANOR BARRETT- has a senior homeroom - teaches English and world history - is very fond of a cer- tain dog - raises roses - likes all good jewelry - an Edgecliff graduate. Xincerely Interested in Todi-1y's .Ytudents 13 MISS CAROL VON HOLLE- has a sophomore room - is a whiz with a needle - finds joy in reading - received an A.B. from Villa Madonna. MISS ESTHER SCHWACH- has junior room - teaches American history-is the debat- ing club moderator - graduate of Mt. St. Joseph. MRS. JEANNE CUNNINGHAM- graduate of U.C. - was with Kroger food bureau - teaches cooking - prepares foods for television commercial. MRS. JOYCE McCOSHAM- has classes in physical ed. moderates GAA - dotes on baseball and basketball - fond of a little package. I MISS ANN WENKE- has homemaking classes-assists with Red Cross work - enjoys "S's" - sewing, skating and also swimming. X . r" NLR , 364 Q if 1 J . Q Q n n. dl 4,1 ,A Zigi? Q. M 1, K ' ' M, ' ' ,fm K , xv h . 'Q , .Vw I , , ,,ff7f"", W.. ' F 3 V- M M.FT'w " ' Y Q, - ' Xe M . -A N .gm mm V K H15-fy, WH-KVgfNA"""h-..,.mf ' .Q gn ' . m ,.-me A'f.,Q'f' F ww Xi f fksizk W A K 4,0 X V a, 1 ff , we .V .Y rw- - 3 ,T gi ,av wr WA .,,., . U 1 I in I , I v , h id, ,fu fufjqxx ..- Wig. Y M X I L s v, ' L w O A CA-D EMI km f - 80 K.. x A'- A 'Q 'E .Il Q . A.. 5 AA. f qv Ts ' It's question box time again! R. Macke and A. Tepe deposit their papers as Father Lehner prepares to answer each one. "I am the Way, the Truth and the Life." What better explains the virtue leading us to our eternal goal. Relig- ion unifies our whole educa- tion. What good are We with only our minds developed? Are not our souls more important? Religion sets the pace at Mercy. lt is taken into the diiierent classes as each individual strives to make religion evident in every phase of life. Spiritual Values Come First Mixed expressions greet the expounding of Church history by Father James Driscoll, QP. Listeners are S. Erhart, J. Huber, A. Flack and S. Kincaid. 9'f's' 4'Was he a miser?" Yes! No? This was the controversial topic among the sophomores this year as they met with 4'Silas Marnerf, Sentence constructions and dangling participles were introduced but the familiar reply, "please to meet you" was banished. Why? Just ask any sophomore student. -Q f. QB .1 'V 5' ill . as it Silas Marner lives again, as M. Moorman and B. Booth depict a scene from this classic. The audience consists of C. Bacher, C. Bauer. M. A. Ciresi, J. Cunningham. J. Dreier, J. Dyer, M. K. Fisher. Dramatization Makes C assics Live Trying their skill at pulling strings are, standing left to right. M. Catanzaro, N. Pies. R. Koppmeier. M. Kues. S. Gooding. and kneeling, Judy Schlottman. Blend a cup of Jim Hawkins, 2 teaspoons of Admiral Benbow Inn, a dash of John Silver for flavor and there you have "Treasure Island." Exciting were blood- thirsty pirates, but it took more freshie spunk to face nouns, pronouns and verbs. f-was :ae me tc Hoping to "discover" America are B. Benson. D. Karaus, and M. Asbrock as they have fun exploring the "big ole" globe. Dates, dates and more dates- Having a rough time with your school subjects? - History to the rescue - not just the study of past events and dates, but a story of the lives, thoughts, and actions of people from the beginning of manis existence. Memorize those dates, find out about the days of Renaissance, understand better the names of people and the places you hear of-try this date, Miss Mercy! Mercians "Disco ver" America Getting the business-like shake lrom D. Dolbey are R. Trepohl, M. A. Sliers and G. Rennekamp. "Man the fort," says D. Greishop as she Pioneering Indian territory are C. Huerdemann, L. Hagen, Mputties around" with a history project. M. Block. C. Firstos and C. Dochterman with their projects. WIHIS . . wma: pi ivqsksq' 'on ...tae ,Rv is mae, mm in D- 3 A brush! Paints! An easel! And God is again reflected in the work of the true artistg whether she is modeling clay, or simply portrait painting, designing posters for a school activity, Miss Mercy Artist uses her God-given talents for His honor and glory. Fresh- man, sophomore, junior or sen- ior, all are given an opportunity to let flow from their paint brush, their artistic ability. fleas in Paint and Pencil Completing the job are K. Birch, N. Trefzger and S, Scbaible. A touch of the magic paint brush and M. Hirchberg turns out a masterpiece "Looking at herself." C. Brankamp receives a few pointers on the beauty of art, while P. Thompson exhibits to the aspiring artist a finished product. A slip of the knife could be dangerous as E. Ludwig and C. Bodden proceed with caution into the mysteries of the frog. You add CO' to H10 and then - well, you get the point, this is chemistry. Those who delight in putting various little molecules together and getting a result taudible or otherwise? prove to be apt students in this subject. Enjoy disecting animals? Well, the field for you is biology - the study of living things. You'll never fully appreciate nature, unless you study about its various functions. " ugsf Beakers, Bunsen Burners Or are you interested in all the sciences? Mercy offers general science and senior science. Take your pick, or better still why not take them alll And, who knows, Miss Mercy might turn out to be another Louis Pasteur. Looking at the meniscus are chemists, C. Mellott and E. Fieler while they move to the windows "to get some light on the subject." Just a little patience and you are on the way-unfortunately, not always to a correct answer. Freshies add and subtract, multi- ply and divide as they struggle through basic math. Eager Sopho- mores venture forth from algebra into geometry. Somebody dares the Juniors to come up another step and so we have the intellect- uals meeting the challenges of algebra II. But who stops here, let's go on and take a look at what's ahead. Ee--gad--Trig! olving Problems Division and percentage problems prove conquerable to N. Shaver and P. Suesser, in basic mathematics class. Smiles spell triumph while M. Grater and D, Neiheisel prove to be real connoisseurs oi' algebraic problems. Solving for X and Y are Marlene Kessler and Lil- lian Merrill. while Rose Ann Spaith does a piece of written work. Mission bells chime again as Spanish students M. Nieman, J. Schoening, C. Steinmetz and B. Folz add lhe final touch to their class project. Rome! Paris! Mexico! Latin! French! Spanish! Which do you prefer? Would you rather say "Ita, oui oui or si si?" The choice is up to you. Try to picture yourself speaking the language of the ancient Romans or maybe traveling to Paris fmake believe of coursel and being able to speak that fascinating French, or perhaps Spanish, if the land of the haciendas is your delight. 'laifffsiyifiii M. Block, M. Kreirner and A. Berger standing. "storm the Bastille" as C' Peterman and M. Meyer observe Preparing to serve the Uarbitrer bibendi" are M. Casey, M. Doll and P. Hizer who don Roman garb for the occasion. Typewriter. shorthand notebook, and a good head firmly placed on your shoulders - you're all set to make your debut in the business world. Dressed in a trim suit with pad and pencil in hand you take your first step into the boss's office, bring- ing with you knowledge and "know how" you acquired at Mercy in your office practice, shorthand and typing classes. Never fear, Miss Mercy, you,re sure to make the grade! Miss Mercy's in Business Our girl Friday, Carol Blessing, knows that neatness, ability to work, efficiency and skill make for an executive secretary. mon ii "Rushl this copyf' Carol Kracke tells Marcia Hagen. who finds the electric mimeograph machine fast and confusing. C. Schwietering and C. Willenbrink find that the easiest way to "add 'em up' is by machine. but if looks as if J. Coors prefers to reach her answers mentally. Finding themselves in a lot of "dough" are J. Cunningham, P. Sperher and M. J. Lustenherger. exhibiting some of their culinary skills. "Love and Marriage" is that your heart's desire? You know the saying "the way to a mants heart is through his stomach." Those fragrant odors you smell are coming from the cooking room. The girls are preparing dainty, delicious delicacies to tempt anyone's appetite. Mmmmm , . . Delicious U! t Smiles convey hungry appetites as the open oven expells the savor of hot tasty cookies. the result of N. Stewart and L. Meyer's efforts. ff "Lovely to look at" and here at Mercy the sewing classes learn how to look "Lovely," Busy as bees with their thread, thimbles and needles, they assemble a striking creation. Homemaking and home nursing are also aids which will be useful in your future life. Practice Mak es Perfec Junior contractors, looking over their model home are B. Wade, C. Ruff, J. Norton. and J. Vlfilkymacky display their home ec. project. li M, A. Siebenburgen gets comments from "critics" J. Schrenker and M. Wirtz. "Bathing a baby takes a lot of skill." says Mrs. Gray to home-makers. C. Menkhaus and B. Kohl as they go about their "tedious" job, M51 fx xi W3 xr ui Q1 X. Qiumx-, K XX sxxxxxqyx 13.,nfxx,w. .msn Khhu xix 131 xi Classes The MERCY WAY prepares each one of us for her place in social living, making known to us our duties and obligations, not only to our fellowmen and to ourselves, but above all to God, our Creator and Redeemer. 9 , f my V W x ix ll A - 29 f 1 X X l N Xi ll - J XX. N Q. ill KA. v ,l 'll - nl ,A Q N The Graduates of 1956 A scared Freshie - an eager Sophomore - a polished Junior, and we have our finished product - the Senior of '56. It's such a tiny word but in reality a book that tells the story of four years of study and activity. And so, once again our Seniors are walking through Mercy's portals - this time in the opposite direction. And as they open the door thoughts return to all the wonderful years Mercy has given. The book closes with hesitation as the story of Seniors as the class of '56 ends -- only to open again unfolding for them an entirely new and diilerent life. DONNA DUTRO School President Class Presidents MARJORY KRUMMEN Senior B Homeroom President SUZANNE TRACY Senior A Homeroom President LORAINE KORTE Senior E Homeroom President ELAINE SCHAPKER Senior C Homeroom President CAROL KRACKE Senior D Homeroom President 28 PATRICIA BERGMANN 6114 Sunridge Drive St. Vivian CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. ALICE BERNARD 3970 Washington Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2. MARJORIE BETSCH 4020 Jessup Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 McAuley Club 1, 3, 4, G.A.A. 23 Glee Club 4, Bowling Team 1. MARY JO BINDER 1916 Sterling Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Book Club Sec'y. 43 Spanish Club 2, 33 Triple A.C. 4, Science Club 43 Glee Club 1, 25 Class V. Pres. 2, 3, 4. KATHERINE BIRCK 5520 Bridgetown Road St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 43 Triple A.C. 23 Class Treas. 3. MARY LOUISE BIRKENHEUER 3029 South Hegry Circle Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4, G.A.A. 1, 2, Triple A.C. 2. 29 SENIOR! 0 195' FRANCES ACKMAN 2275 Schoedinger Avenue St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2. PHYLLIS BACH 7410 Hickman Street St. Xavier Commercial 1, 2, CSMC 4, McAuley Club 4: Red Cross Rep. 4. Assumption CAROL BACHMAN 4650 Race Road CSMC I, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2: Red Cross Rep. 4, Glee Club 1, Class Treas. 1, Sec'y. 2, 3. BRENDA BAUMGARTNER 3543 Epworth Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Math Club Pres. 43 Masque and Gavel 3, 43 Science Club 43 Future Nurses Club 43 NCTC 3, 4, Class Sec'y. 1, Treas. 3, 4. St. Aloysius Gonzaga ROSE MARIE BEHRENS 3743 St. Martin Place St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Annual Staff 43 Debating 1, 2, 3 Treas. 3 Sec'y. 4, Triple A.C. 3, 4, Science Club 3, 4g Future Nurses V. Pres. 4. ANN MARIE BERGER 945 Martini Road St. Aloysius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Debating 2, 3, V. Pres. 45 J. A. 3, 4, Triple A.C. 2, 3, Glee Club 1, 2, 3: French Club Treas. 4g Science Club 3. MARY LOU BLACK 5631 Colerain Avenue Little Flower CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. JANE BLANK 2846 Shaffer Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Masque and Gavel 49 McAuley Club 1, 2, Red Cross Rep. 2, Bowling Team 2g Class Treas. 43 NCTC 4. CAROL BLESSING 1639 Philomena Avenue St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Team 2, Class Sec'y. 4. JUDITH BONE 4115 West Court St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Math Club 4, Bowling Team 23 griple A.C. 4, Science Club 43 Glee Club 2, 3, Class ec'y. 2. MARY BRAEUNIG 3560 Blue Rock Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 3, 4. FAY BRANKAMP 3633 Eyrich Road St. Aloysius Gonzaga Regina High School 15 CSMC 2, 3, 43 Latin Cluh Sec'y. 33 Science Club Sec'y. 4. 5 MARY CAROL BROSS 2704 Anderson Ferry Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 4, Spanish Club 2g G.A.A. 13 Glee Club 2, 3, 4. JUDITH ANN BUCHER 3087 Neisel Avenue Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Spanish Club 2, Treas. 3, Glee Club 3, 4. ROSALIE BUECHLER 2232 Van Blaricum Our Lady of Visitation CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: Latin Club 3, Pres. 43 Triple A.C. 2, Glee Club 2, 3, Class Pres. 33 J.A. 3. MAGARET CAMPBELL 3320 Van Zandt Drive St. Ignatius St. Mary High School lg CSMC 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 4. ALICE CANNON 3705 Francis Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Math Club 4, McAuley Club 43 Science Club 4, Glee Club 2g Bowling 2. MARY CASSIDY 7037 Hamilton Avenue St. Margaret Mary School of the Brown County Ursulines 1, 23 CSMC 3, 4. 30 Class rings, the long-awaited privilege, are given to J. Wilmer, C. Willenbrink, P. Thompson, B. Thompson by Fr. Connell aided by M. McWilliams and M. Dieckman. 0 ,YENIURX EILEEN CLARK 3967 Janet Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 3, 43 J.A. 3, 4. JO ANN COORS 2234 Schoedinger Avenue St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 3, 4 1 Class Treas. 4. SHIRLEY COX 3815 Nolan Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 3, 4: Bowling 2. JANET CREAGER 4333 St. Martin Place St, Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Book Club 4g Spanish Club 43 Triple A.C. 4, Glee Club 3. ANN D'ARCY 3440 Camellia Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 1: Glee Club 1, 33 Bowling Team 4. CORA LEE DeCHANT 5705 Cheviot Road St. James CSMC 1, 2. 3, 4: Glee Club 41 Class Sec'y. 4. 31 CAROL LYNNE CASSINI 3372 Hanna Avenue Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Gleanings 3, Co-Editor 43 GAA 1, 23 Future Nurses Club Pres. 4, Class Pres. 1. PATRICIA CAVAGNA 1825 DeArmond Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2. 3, 43 Annual Staff 4: Book Club 4. CLASS UF 1956 ' 1 W I '13 5 if , ... . it . -.' iii ..:' . . A i ieii 1 ij I if K K ., ' V . ' ,, , fl. 'ii' 1 fa if V,L:, I 2 H - "'- 1 1 - Suspense mounts as votes are counted in the race for Miss CSMC by G. Rennekamp, M. J. Schare, D. Kurtz, S. Cox. M. C. Pohlman. M. E. Heitfeld and D. Kinross. MARY MARGARET DIECKMANN 5248 Ponce Lane St. Antoninus CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Theta Art Club 4g McAuley Club 4g Book Club 43 Bowling 4g J.A. 33 Red Cross Rep. 4: Triple A.C. 2g Glee Club 1. 33 Class V. Pres. 1. Treas. 2. LEAH DIRR 7620 Joseph Street Assumption CSMC 1, 2. 3, 43 Spanish Club Pres. 4: G.A.A. 1. CAROL DORGER 1653 Westmoreland Avenue Sl. Bonilarc CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Glee Club 3. JO ANN DOYLE 3513 E. Darwin Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Red Cross Rep. 3g Glee Club 3, 4. DONNA SUE DRESSMAN 8708 Balboa Drive St. Vivian Saint Henry High School 1, 2g CSMC 3. 4. DONNA MARIE DUTRO 6340 Aspen Way St. .Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3. 4g Masque and Gavel 3, 41 N.C.T.C. 3. 45 McAuley Club 3, 43 Glee Club 3, 4g Class Pres. 2, V. Pres. 3: School Pres. 4. CLAXX OF IQ56 0 DOROTHY FISHER 3209 Boudinot Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1. 2, 3. 4: Spanish Club 3. 4: Glee Club 3. LUCILLE FISCHER 3284 Broadwell Avenue St. Zllartin Notre Dame Academy 1. 2, 3: CSMC 4. BARBARA LEE FLICK 7077 Harrison Avenue St. Bernard CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 4. MARY FOGELMAN 3264 Lakeview Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, Glee Club 1, 3. ELIZABETH FOLZ 6400 Edwood Avenue St. Clare CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4, McAuley Club 4, Spanish Club 4, G.A.A. 1, Glee Club 1, 3, 4, Class V. Pres. 2, Sec'y 1. MARY FRANKE 2755 Powell Drive St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 1, 2, 3, V. Pres. 4, Class Treas. 2, V. Pres. 3, 4. CECIL GENTRY 2466 Ferguson Road CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, 3, Glee Club 1. JANET GIBSON 1619 Hopple Street CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Red Cross Rep. 2, Class Treas. 1. Our Lady of Lourdes St. Leo PATRICIA GLUECK 2141 Sylved Lane St. Antoninus CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Math Club 4, McAuley Club 4, gleznings 3, 4, Book Club 4, Bowling Team 3, Glee u 1, 3. ELIZABETH GODAR 2958 Dunaway Avenue St. Catherine SSIIYIC 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, Glee Club 1, Class . res. 1. JANICE GODAR 2481 Ferguson Road Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 3, 4, Book Club 4, Cec'y 3, Bowling 4. LOIS GOHS 5597 Vogel Road Little Flower CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 3, 4, Latin Club 3, Triple A.C. 3, Science Club 3, 4, Glee Club 3, 4, Future Nnrses Club 4, Bowling Club 3, 4, J.A. 3, 4. MARCIA HAGEN 4117 Runnymede Avenue St. Boniface CSMC 1, auditor 2, Sec'y 3, V. Pres. 4, McAuley Club 4, G.A.A. 1, Glee Club 3, 4, Class Sec'y 2. MARIANNE HARDEBECK 6619 Bridgetown Road Our Lady of Visitation Taylor High School 1, 2, 3, CSMC 4, Red Cross Rep. 4, Glee Club 4. 33 CAROLE HAUN 5429 Sidney Road St. Antoninus CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Gleanings 3, Debating Club 3, Red Cross Rep. 3, Glee Club 2, Class V. Pres. 4. CLAIRE HAYDEN 3840 Lovell Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A. 4, Red Cross Rep. 1, Glee Club 1, 2, 4. PATRICIA HEFFRON 3680 Frondorf Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 4, Class V. Pres. 2. MARY ELLEN HEITFELD 1854 Knox Street St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1. CAROLE HEMSATH 2000 Sundale Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A. 1, Glee Club 1. ELIZABETH HEUERMAN 3448 Alta Vista Avenue St. Martin CSILIC 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Team 3, 4, G.A.A. 4, Glee Clu 1, 4. JANE HIMMELMANN 3419 Ferncroft Drive St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3. 4, Masque and Gavel 3, 4, N.C.T.C. 3, 4, Bowling Team 2, Red Cross Rep. 3, Glee Club 2, Science Club 4, Class V. Pres. 4. MARGARET HIRSCHBERG 3617 Jessup Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4, McAuley Club 1, 2, 3,, Bowling Team 1, 2, 3. MARILYN HOCKNEY 1809 Pulte Avenue St. Leo Immaculate Conception Academy 1, 2, CSMC 3, 4, Math Club V. Pres. 4, McAuley Club 3, 4, Triple A.C. 4, Science Club 4. HELEN HOESL 2535 Hansford Place St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Team 1, 2, Glee Club 1, 2, Future Nurses Club 4, Class Treas. 1. RUTH HONNIGFORD 3832 Lovell Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4. J UANITA HOOD 2831 Rosebud Drive Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, Treas. 4, G.A.A. 1, 2, 3,, V. Pres. 4, Red Cross Rep. 4. 34 Part two of a perfect mission day is enjoyed by Jane Umberg, Juanita Hood, Kay Birck as they have lunch. 0 XENIORX ARLENE JUNG 5300 Sidney Road St, Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Masque and Gavel 3, 43 N.C.T.C. 3, 45 Glee Club 4. CAROL ANN JUNG 2634 North Bend Road Little Flower CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 3, 42 Spanish Club 2, 35 Bowling 2g Glee Club 3. SYLVIA KELLER 6754 Cheviot Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Masque and Gavel 3, 4: Glee Club 15 Future Nurses 4g N.C.T.C. 4. DONNA KINROSS 3836 Boomer Road St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Math Club 4g Bowling 2. FAYETTE KIRCHGESSNER 1979 Horton Street St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1. CAROLE ANN KLIMPER 3330 Augusta Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 4g Bowling 2, 3, 4. 35 CATHERINE JACOB 3281 Kleeman Road St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Theta Art Club 4. NANCY JAMES 2215 Quebec Road St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: McAuley Club 3, 4: G.A.A. 1, 2, Treas. 35 Pres. 4. CLASS 0F 1956 0 - 4 - , '1 f + .' 5 2 -4 SF? 'W , 5, ., . 5' 4 X51 It's a "hard day" for freshies J. Felix, K. Honnert. Seniors M. Shannon and C. Spade "give them the works." SYLVIA KOEBEL 3151 Werk Road Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3. 4, McAuley Club 33 Glee Club 43 Bowl- ing Team 3, 4, Science Club 4. JACQUELIN KOEHLER 1793 Linneman Road Si. Anloninus Summit Country Day 1g CSMC 2, 3, 41 Bowling Team 3. ROSEMARY KOEHLKE 1657 Westwood Avenue St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. MARY JANE KOENINGER 1574 Spring Lawn St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: McAuley Club 43 Glee Club 1, 33 Class Se-c'y 23 Class Treas. 1. DOROTHY KOHL 1634 Birchwood Avenue St. Clare CSMC 1. 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club Pres. 4g Annual Staff 3, 4, Future Nurses Club 4. LORAINE KORTE 5881 Cheviot Road St. James CSMC 1. 2, 3 ,4g Masque and Gavel 3. 4g McAuley Club 1, 2, V. Pres. 3, 4g Annual Staff 3, 4, Science Club 31 Future Nurses Club 4g N.C.T.C. 3, 41 Class Pres. 1, 3, 43 Class Sec'y 2. CLAXX OF 1956 0 ROSEMARY KORTE 6830 Grace Avenue St. Margar'et Mu1'5f CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 2. CAROL KRACKE 6845 Cheviot Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: McAuley Club 1, 2, Treas. 3, Pres. 45 Glee Club 3, 4, Class Pres. 4. MARY KREIMER 2645 Montana Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 43 French Club 4. MARJORY KRUMMEN 3427 Mayfair Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2. 3, 43 McAuley Club 43 Glee Club 43 Class Pres. 4. BARBARA ANNE KUNZ 5548 Raceview Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 2, 3, 4. DONNA KURTZ 3965 Ruth Lane St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g Spanish Club 23 Glee Club 3, 4. ARLINE LAFFERTY 7537 View Place Drive St. Vivian CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 43 Gleanings 3, 43 Book Club 43 Red Cross Rep. 23 J.A. 33 Class Treas. 2, 3. MARGARET LAUB 3721 Boomer Road St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Masque and Gavel 3, 43 G.A.A. 13 N.C.T.C. 3, 43 BARBARA ANN LIETZ 3306 Stanhope Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Spanish Club 2. ELIZABETH LINDNER 1839 Goodman Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Annual Staff 43 Book Club 4. MARY LOUISE LINK 2095 Harkness Street St. Leo CSMC 1. 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 43 Glee Club 1, 3, 43 Bowling Team 3, 4. CAROLYN LORENZ 4758 Loretta Avenue St. Teresa CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 43 Masque and Gavel 3, 43 McAuley Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Book Club 43 J.A. 33 Red Cross Rep. 1, 2, 33 Triple AC. 2: N.C.T.C. 4. MYRNA LOWER 4455 Hornelawn Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Class V. Pres. 2. ANNE LUCHTE 3506 St. Martin Place St. lllartin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: McAuley Club 33 G.A.A. 43 Red Cross Rep. 33 Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4. 37 JULIA LUNNE 6640 Bridgetown Road Our Lady of the Visitation CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Math Club Sec 43 Masque and Gavel 3, Corres. Sec'y 43 Book Club 43 Latin Club 3, 43 J.A. 33 G.A.A. 23 Triple A.C. 2, 43 Science Club Pres. 43 N.C.T.C. 3, 4. RUTH MACKE 5864 Bridgetown Road St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Spanish Club 2, 3. CAROLYN ROSE MANZ 3306 Wardall Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Book Club Pres. 43 Red Cross Rep. 3, V. Pres. 4. RITA MARTIN 4322 Virginia Avenue St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 1, 33 G.A.A. 13 Glee Club 2, 33 Bowling Team 1, 2. MARY JANE MEISTER 3434 Darwin Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 43 Spanish Club 43 Class Sec'y 2. MAJ ORIELAINE MENKE 3637 Mozart Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Masque and Gavel 3, Pres. 43 McAuley Club 43 Annual Staff 43 Spanish Club 43 G.A.A. 43 Triple A.C. 23 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 N.C.T.C. 3, 43 Bowling Team 23 Class V. Pres. 3. MARGARET MERSCH 4141 Georgia Avenue St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 13 G.A.A. lg Glee Club 1, 23 Bowling Team 1, 2. MARLENA MEYER 2460 Dunaway Court St. Teresa CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43 French Club 4. MARILYN JANE MEYERS 5518 Karen Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Triple A.C. 43 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 French Club 4g Science Club 4. ELAINE MILLER 3990 Reemelin Road St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Class Treas. 33 Bowling Team 4. JEANNE MILTZ 7351 Roettele Place Assumption CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Math Club 43 Masque and Gavel 3, 4g McAuley Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Gleanings 3, 43 Book Club 4g N.C.T.C. 3, 43 J. A. 3. MARY JANE MINNICH 2021 Miles Road CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Book Club 4. 38 Q' Behind every play there is a stage crew, never seen or heard, but vitally important, Carol Bachman and Rosalie Buechlcr play their roles as stage managers. 0 X E N I 0 R X CAROLYN MUENICH 1613 Otte Avenue St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2. 3, 43 Spanish Club 23 Glee Club 43 Bowl- ing Team 4. JEANNE MURNAN 3084 Neisel Avenue Our Lady of Lourdes Sacred Heart Academy 2: CSMC 1, 3, 43 Debating Club 1. 3, 43 Red Cross Rep. 13 French Club Pres. 43 Future Nurses 4. DEANNA MYERS 7615 Joseph Street Assumption CSMC 1. 2, 3, 4. MARY JO MCMANUS 2642 Harrison Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 N.C.T.C. 43 Masque and Gavel 3, 43 Bowling Team 3. MARTHA MCWILLIAMS 1135 Overlook Avenue St. Teresa CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Math Club Treas, 43 McAuley Club 3. Sec'y 43 Gleanings 3, 43 Triple A.C. 2, 33 Science Club 33 Class Sec'y 4. MARY ANN NEMANN 5516 Surrey Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Annual Staff 43 Bowling Team 23 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Science Club V. Pres. 43 Class Treas. 13 Pres.23 Sec'y 3, 4. 39 JESSIE MOHR 1906 Knox Street St. Bonaventure CSMC 1, 2, 3. 4, MARY AGNES MOTT 4931 Delhi Pike St. Dominic CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Pres. 43 Latin Club Treas. 3, V. Pres. 43 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43 French Club 43 Class Pres. 2. CLASS OF IQ56 Enacting a scene from the class play are H. Hoesl, D. Kohl, M. Menke, J. Himmelman and D. Dutro. MARY NIEMAN 4046 Boomer Road St. Ignatius CSMS 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 4, Red Cross Rep. 4, Bowling Team 2. HELEN MARIE NOSTHEIDE 3152 Evergreen Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Book Club 4, Bowling Team 4. CHARLENE OBERT 5604 Colerain Avenue Little Flower CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, 3, Red Cross Rep. 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Bowling Team 1, 2, 3, 4. MARIAN O'MERA 2822 Montana Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Team 1, 2, Class Treas. 2. MARY JO OWENS 5642 Foley Road Our Lady of Victory CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art 4, N.C.T.C. 3, 4, Masque and Gavel 3, Rec. Sec'y. 4. CELESTE PEETZ 1926 Sundale Avenue St. Margaret Mary g?lXgIC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 4, Future Nurses u 4. CLASS UF 1956 CLARIE PETERMAN 4025 St. Martin Place St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Book Club 4, Triple A.C. 4, Glee Club 3, 4, Science Club 4, French Club 4, Class Treas. 2, 4. SUZANNE PHELAN 28 Chalmers Lane Our Lady of the Rosary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. MARY CAROL POHLMAN 4116 Janward Drive St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1. ELIZABETH RACK 6058 Colerain Avenue Little Flower CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 4. MARY JANE RAMSTETTER 3409 Alta Vista Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. NANCY REBHOLZ 2804 Shaffer Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2. LOIS ANN REBOLD 4052 McFarran Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Spanish Club 2, 3, Red Cross Rep. 2, Triple A.C. 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4g Science Club 4, Future Nurses 4. GEORGINE RENNEKAMP 6435 Harrison Avenue St. Bernard CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 2, Glee Club 3, 4, Bowling Team 3, 4. ROSEMARY RENNICK 2342 Iroll Avenue St. Leo CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4g McAuley Club 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Bowling Team 3, 4. ELLEN RHEIN 2765 Banning Road St. Ann CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. KATHLEEN RICHMOND 5441 Phillorett Drive St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 49 Glee Club 2, 33 Bowling Team 2. JANET RICHTER 2867 Fischer Place St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Spanish Club 2, 3, Bowling Team 2. LORRAINE RICHTER 2867 Fischer Place St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 41 Spanish Club 2, Sec'y 3, Bowling Team 2, Glee Club 2, Class Treas. 4. MARY RIGACCI 2831 Harrison Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 13 Red Cross Rep. 4. 41 MARY JO SACK 4445 Carnation Avenue St. William CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Red Cross Rep. 2, Sec'y 3, Pres.4g French Club 4. SANDRA SANGER 6820 Tarawa Drive St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 1, 2. SHIRLEY SCHAIBLE 5470 Boomer Road St. Ignatius CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 4, Bowling Team 1, 2. MARGUERITE SCHAMER 2654 Fenton Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Book Club 4g Red Cross Rep. 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 4g Bowling Team 4. ELAINE SCHAPKER 2197 Shasta Place St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 41 Bowling Team 2, Latin Club 3, 43 Science Club 43 Class Pres. 4. MARY JANE SCHARE 5586 North Glen Road San Antonio CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 3, 43 Future Nurses Club 4. MARLENE SCHELL 1683 Glen Parker St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 1, 2, 4, G.A.A. 13 Glee Club 4, Bowling Team 11 Class Sec'y. 1. ELAINE SCHMITT 2943 Feltz Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 41 Spanish Club 2, 3, G.A.A. 3, 45 Red Cross Rep. 2, 35 Glee Club 3, 4. MARILYN SCHNEIDER 1617 Robinson Circle St. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 3g Glee Club 3. CHARLENE SCHWIETERING 2011 Westwood Northern Blvd. Our Lady of Presentation, CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Red Cross Rep. 23 Glee Club 1, 3, 4. JANET SCHOENING 590 Neeb Road Our Lady of Victory CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 43 Spanish Club Sec'y 4. VIRGINIA SCHRAMM 2508 Dunaway Circle Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Masque and Gavel 3, Treas. 43 Spanish Club 2, 33 Glee Club 13 N.C.T.C. 3, 4, Class Sec'y. 4. 42 A beaming smile reflects the excitement of J. Bott, polio victim, as she receives her class ring. B. Folz. C. Steinmetz, C. Jung, H. Hoesl share her joy. 0 X ENI 0 R X MARY SIEMER 3603 Everett Avenue St. Illartin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 3, 4. CAROL SPADE 1015 North Bend Road St. Vivian CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 1, 2. JANICE STATH 3115 Pershing Court Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club Corres. Sec'y 43 McAuley Club 43 Annual Staff 43 G.A.A. 3, 43 Red Cross Rep. 33 Bowling Team 33 Class Vice Pres. 1, 4. MARY MARTHA STEIGERWALD 309 George Street St. Mary of Immaculate Conception CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 3. PATRICIA ANN STEIN 6939 La Boiteaux Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 43 Future Nurses Club 4. CLAIRE ANN STEINMETZ 4827 Blue Rock Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 43 Spanish Club 43 G.A.A. 13 Red Cross Rep. 23 Glee Club 1, 2, 4. 43 MYRA SHANNON 3411 Ferncroft Drive St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 G.A.A. 43 Glee Club 4. MARY LOUISE SHROYER 9094 Round Top Road St. James Fatima Hall, Dayton 13 CSMC 2, 3, 43 McAuley Club 43 Annual Staff 3, Editor 43 Book Club 43 Red Cross Rep. 23 Class Pres. 3. CLASS OF 1956 E. Huy and Brother Streb relate helpful business hints to M. Bross and M. C, Pohlman, as M. J. Matacia, Fresh- man business woman, adds help from her recent experience. NANCY STEINWERT 4027 Herron Avenue Sl. Boniface CSMC 1, 2, 3, 41 Theta Are Club 4g McAuley Club 43 Glee Club 1, 33 Science Club 4. NANCY LYNNE STELTENPOHL 3826 Virginia Court St. Aloysius Gonzaga Immaculate Conception Academy 13 CSMC 3. 43 Eebating 43 Latin Club 35 Triple A.C. 3, 4: Science lub 3, 4. PATRICIA STENGER 3489 Boomer Road CSMC l, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 4. MARIE STERWERF 3744 Blue Rock Road CSMC I, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 4. SI. Ignatius St. James MARY ANN STIERS 3819 St. Martin Place CSMC I, 2, 3. 4, McAuley Club 1. 2. 3, 4: Annual Staff 41 Book Club 43 Future Nurses Club 4: Triple A.C. 45 Science Club 4. JACQUELINE STRASSELL 3604 Allview Circle Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4: Theta Art Club 4: Glee Club I. 4. Sf. Illartin CLASS OF IQ56 JACQUELINE SUCHER 3305 Wardall Avenue SI. Bonaventure CSMC I, 2. 3, 4g Book Club 43 Class Pres. 2. CAROL TENOEVER 3334 Wunder Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2 43 Glee Club 3. 1 ALICE ANN TEPE 3399 Mayfield Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Bowling 2. BARBARA THOMPSON 2250 Hess Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 15 Bowling 3. PATRICIA THOMPSON 3652 Puhlman Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4. CHARLEN E THUENEMAN 3135 McHenry Avenue St. Leo CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling 4. JOYCE THUENER 4341 Race Road St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, Theta Art Club 4, Red Cross Rep. 2, Glee Club 15 Class Sec'y. 1, V. Pres. 2. PHYLLIS TOLWIG 3823 Applegate Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 2, 3, 4, French Club 4. SUZANNE TRACY 4056 Homelawn Avenue CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 13 Class Pres. 4. NANCY TREFZGER 3091 Neisel Avenue CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 Theta Art Club 43 Triple A.C. 2. St. Aloysius Gonzaga Our Lady of Lourdes RITA TREPOHL 3631 Paramount Ridge Road St. James CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 4. JANE UMBERG 2811 Rosebud Drive Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 43 N.C.T.C. 4, Masque and Gavel 3, V. Pres. 43 McAuley Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Gleanings 3, 41 Annual Staff 4g Debating 33 G.A.A. Sec'y 1, 2, 3, 43 Triple A.C. 2, Glee Club 23 Class Sec'y. 3. ALBERTA VALENTINE 2171 Harrison Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4. JOAN VERKAMP 7025 Noble Avenue St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 4, McAuley Club 43 Annual Staff 3, Editor 4, J.A. 3g Class Sec'y 3. 45 JOAN VON RISSEN R. R. 2 Box 20 Bridgetown Road St. Joseph CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 McAuley Club 3, 4. CAROL WAGNER 2590 Seegar Avenue St. Leo CS4MC 1, 2, 3, 45 Red Cross Rep. 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, . ELIZABETH JULIANA WASMER 6950 Lois Drive St. Margaret Mary CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Spanish Club 2, V. Pres. 35 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. CAROL ANN WASSLER 2610 Pancoast Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Book Club 45 Class Treas. 3. ROSE MARIE WERLE 5825 Bridgetown Road St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Book Club 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 35 Triple A. C. 45 Glee Club 45 Science Club 4. JUDITH ANN WESSELMAN 5673 Karen Avenue St. Aloysius Gonzaga CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Gleanings 3, Editor 45 Debating Club 1, 2, Sec'y. 3, Pres. 45 Red Cross Rep. 25 Triple A.C. 2, 3, 45 Science Club 3, 4. CAROL WILLENBRIN K 3070 Glenmore Avenue Our Lady of Lourdes CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. JO ANN WILMER 3844 Glenmore Avenue St. Martin CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Spanish Club 25 Glee Club 1, 4. MARILYN ZENZ 2917 Ratterman Avenue St. Catharine CSMC 1, 2, 3, 45 Red Cross Rep. 25 Bowling 2, 3. - 1 ,,. ' .. 's 13' 1 ff: " ' 9'-f,ff'f'i5' g C Preparing to Ans wer JO ANN LORENE REARDON Mother of Mercy High School Cincinnati, Ohio CSMCQ Glee Clubg McAuley Clubg Triple A.C.g Latin Club ANN MARILYN BUNIFF V Incarnate Word Academy Houston, Texas CSMCQ Glee Clubg S.D.S.g Sodality u FERN FRANCES FEDLER Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Louisville, Kentucky CSMCQ Glee Clubg Dramaticsg Student Councilor His Call MARY ELLEN DANAHER Mother of Mercy Academy Fremont, Ohio CSMCg Glee Clubg McAuley Club: Hobby Clubg Athletic Association 47 Xeniors a ve Fun "Snow" matter how deep the snow C. Bachman wades the drifts rather than spoil a per- fect attendance record for her high school years. . ,ge k aye K lg 'X 9 M ' V yi K i . gifs. h " M33 ff bi MJ, Q 3 . ' as-1' fl: - F :Q g 1 . 1: get Mary Agnes Mott just loves wash- ing her hands when she is provided with a fingerbowl at the Latin Ban- quet and is attended hy slaves D, Ruehrwein and M. O'Connor. E. Schapker delights in the ahlution. C. Klimper entertains with tall tales about her bowling abilities. E. Langenbrunner, L. Gohs. J. Godar seem dubious while a little junior turns her attention to her shoes. , . ? ight' Presenting a few hints on successful Show business are Junior class presi- dents K. Mettman, M. J. Mauntel. J. Ju:-ngling, M. Frey, and R. M. Boite The Juniors - C ass 0 ' One for the moneyg two for the showg three to get ready - and that is what many busy juniors were doing this year, getting ready for the prom and variety show, getting measured for their rings and preparing them- selves to take the places of out- going seniors - A year envied by the sophomores and never forgotten by the juniors. "Campaigning gets rough" as K. Byrne. K. Hoar hang out the posters. C. Fox. publicity agent for t"e Jamaica Jump, sketches K. Hoax: candidate for Miss Januica. 'V-is if. Q ,QL i.e. . . als 1 J 5. g . e e nd 5 xi .. ,, , , J V .ig V gy vi . i '- -1 A- . , . f J iiii L el i . . nnn ae e i a aai 1 . a la 1 5 1 i P.. :jill K Sff -' ' YY' ,,'5"4' 53. C ikk ni 5 .Il i -nl . J THE JUNIURX ll hx i l Row 1: F. Albers, C. Andres, K. Baum. M. Bellrnan, P. Bertke. M. Block. Row 2: R. M. Bolte, C. Braun, L. Brinkman. L. Brockhaus, L. Bruns. S. Buechel. Row 3: S. Buechler. M. But- telwerth. K. Byrne. H. Cas- sidy. P. Daly, P. Delaney. Row4: J. Diesman. T. Di Pilla, C. Dochterman, J. Doer- ger. R. Dumford, D. Dutro. Row 5: C. Eisele, D. Elbert, M. Elder, S. Erhart, J. Fay, B. Feltner. Row 6: A. Fieler, C. Firstos, A. Flach. C. Flaig. D. Folt' Aer. P. Fnlz. Keeping in step are P. Delaney, M. Buttelwerth, D. Lewis, C. Menkhaus, C. Andres, R. Lingers P. Spencer, P. Schettler, J. Doerger and M. in their contribution to the variety show Row 1: C. Fox. M. Frey, M. Gavin. M. Gehling, T. Gerbis M. C. Gerhard. Row 2: C. Ginley, E. Gleason M. L. Goldschmidt, D. Grie- shop, M. Grosse. M. Grosser Row 3: G. Guetle, J. Gug- lielmi, K. Hadley, L. Hagen D. Halpin. J. Haucke. ROW4: M. L. Hekler, C Herdermann. B. Hertsenherg R. A. Heyl, K. Hoar, C Honnigford. Row5: J. Huber, M. J Hughey, B. Hutchinson. B Iasillo, M. Jacobs. A. Jaspers. How 6: S. Jones. J. Jueng- ling. A. Kaminsky, C. Kath- man, B. Kemme. M. Kessler 1 G, 9 A if ii . . ua .1 .. ii it ,,... . E .. .Y A lnu V J .A .' IQA: A y i' , 5 ' .,. :Ei l . If - bv -sn -r A. . . . . .. A ,.. 5- i ,... 1 f . 6 I e i slif l'l M n ' . Af. . ' I-5,4 2 Mx Ivll C ii J Joll i onK M fy . 1' . ff All if . ' J ... ii " G a . V rro r rr K ' l llll n r l ... oo f 4 5 rn 5 .1 n. Excitement reigns at the Junior-Senior Prom as the Misses Martino and Barrett are welcomed with hardy smiles by junior hostesses C. Steinker and C. Schierer. 51 D I , A J' ,J ' - : ,VI I J -wi V 1 . . . Q f ll' u If 51, 1. li i id ca I 1 f' , A ,J J' A ,'?' A A i i Ea: g ' A , ..,,.. x S QA Q J l , 6 J K J f .: . K. , . uf K, lniillls ll ling 35: :,:l .1 ttrk , I .K ' L. s ,, . ...I ' his ..-.. 1 I J we ::: , e J : , itgv i s hi J, l V ' V. V M , U: I , , h b .i iiiiiii' ,.J, 335 ' . . A I I if ,V VKV4 Vriik il , V . IV k y K , U 5 hi,.5 Q A ' J. , 'L' , V J 3 A , , 1 , , J km u ,,,, i i J. in i A , , ,, . . 5 . J . .. I .12 J- is L... 52 'LWho says she can play?" Having a "jam sesion" with the bass fiddle plus a few laughs are J. Perez, J. A. Molengraft, C. Flaig and M. J. Seiwert. Row 1: M. J. Kiehborth, S. Kincaid. J. King, M. L. Kirry, M. Kock. B. Kohl. Row 2: P. Kopp, L. Kreimer, R. Kreimer, M. Krois, C. Kunz, B. Labmeier. Row 3: B. Lampe, E. Langen- brunner, M. Lauterwasser, J. Lehan, M. A. Lehr, D. Lewis. Row 4: R. Lingers, C. Loh- man, M. C. Luken, J. Lyons, I. MacDonald, C. Mangold. Row 5: L. Martini, M. Massa, C. Massman, M. J. Mauntel, S. May, L. McArthur. Row 6: C. Mellott, M. Meents, C. Menkhaus, C. Merenfeld, L. Merrill, M. Metsch. Rowl: C. Mettman, B Meyer, J, A. Molengraft. J Molique, L. Monahan. E Naberhaus. Row 2: J. Niemeister. M Olding. E. O'Rourke. F. Os terhues. A. Penivk. J. Perez. Row 3: E. Rapien. A. Re-h kamp, R. Reising, E. Rettig L. Riedel, L. Reilag. Row 4: C. Riesenheck, M Rosenackcr, S. Ruther. M Ryan. P. Sack, M. Schaller Row5: M. Schenkvl, C Schierer, P, Schettler, J Schlecktingen. H. Schmidt R. Schulte. Row 6: M, Schwietering, J Seibert. M. J. Seiwert, V Sontag. R. A. Spaith. P Spencer. Latin students, Mari- lyn Ryan. Kathy I-Ioar. Charlene Firtos and Carol Dochterman proudly show Mercy's Latin trophy. I ' T g J ln 5 A 153 iii, 4 My ll l LK. laigfn. .4 .. .. . A K . 1 H3 wi " df -lv . V- f I ' 5 QW V: Y A l' V' . 2 A f DQ D Jfl ... 5 Q A . 1 J a a ! VLIA I , 1 "?! i fi ' lx a A In L ,A .KA I 59 A lf 561 . fail 2 .7 :I ...f. Ss I kkylrikir if llb"r.ili.fAA2 :W LP y .. ,. . an ' f I 5 2. ....Al.A J. .:Qv:A1'f Q .. .. . 1 - . ' lx ur 5 ff. M.. L- Ll. 53 QM. , Q2 ir.. - fd 1 ' . L. vw ,ns if 'Q Sa -mf L 1 3 I I A A .. 1? 4 X A ' f' - J f A n r 4 A I 6 ' A 1 L . 4 . api A V H b . , ?, W , re. , " . -2 -L V .1 x 5 Q , .fligg be , L ' ii t ' ,J x -H 3 ', . "WW .:' 4 2 1 5 I AQ X K l X A L4 L al Ach. 1 f. LA D Members of Junior Safety Council, Mary A. Gehling, Ellen Gleason and Carol Massrnan represent Safety at Mercy. Ellen has been elected president of the City-Wide Safety Council. Rowl P. Spencer, E. Stahl C. Steinker, M. A. Steinle A. Stenger. L. Stiers. Row 2: C. Streit, M. Streng J. A. Temke. J. A. Tengler J. Tenoever, D. Tobin. Row 3: P. Tolle. P. Wade. P Waldeck. A. Walters, R. Weil J. Weisbrodt. Row4: M. Wellman, C. Westerkamm, L. Wetzel, J. Vlfillenborg. A. Willenbrink, M. Wolff. Row 5: V. Wolfram, M. Zang. Not Pictured: M. Cramer, J. Disken. S. Fischer, M. Schierer, E. Hoesl, M. J. Bietenduval. E. Nesselhuf. K. Kunz. 54 v it 'H' if W 4 if Lighting the Advent wreath has becomr a tradition at Mercy bophornore homeroom presidents are left to right, Nancy A. Scott. Sandra Stratman Mlnalee Molengrafl Ceraldlne A Vo el and Marx Noel Mever The ophomores-Class 0 53 At long last the dream we had dreamt throughout our first year came true. We now bear the noble title, sophomore. We ex- perience a feeling of su- periority when asked by a confused freshie, "How do I get to Room 305?"or "Where's the Cafeteria?" But if we pause a mom- ent we will recall our be- wildering freshie year and know we have gained one goal - at least we know where we are most of the time! We struggle along taking time only to make biology projects, attend dances, and maybe even a play or two. 1 C . i n l 4 J f, i .4 : ' li Kgvv . L I ,fi N .- A -'- 'Z L ,k. ii rf A - -- he Q? :E'- ' QA M A L- .fi ll 'ra .,f . 1. - r. .5 in kkyy lA ,V? ,Il ? li iii e I is f J Iwi C r.. I Wyvh Z I ma .A . lwgdiii as .r .. K A . I Y V' V'E- ji i i a A ' I if ii if : 5 5... If Ii Rowlz S. Albert, M. As- brock, C, Bacher, R. Basch C. Bauer, G. Bausch. Row 2: C. Beckman, B. Ben- son, Y. Berns, P. Betsch, J Blazer. T. Bleh. Row 3: C. Bodden, B. Booth J. Borgman, R. Borgrnan, A Brarnes, M. Brockhuis. Row 4: J. A. Brockmeier, B. Brooks, G. Brune. M. L. Bumb, C. Buning, C. Bunker. Row 5: J. Byrum, J. Camp- bell, N. Carey, S. Carmusino M. Casey. D. Cassini. Row 6: NI. A. Ciresi. B. Cole- gate, J. Conrad. M. Cuiccio, J. Cunningham, J. Day. Row 7: D. Dee. P. Deitzer, G. Di Toro. D. Dittman, B. Doerger, M. Doll. G. Di Toro is "sitting prettyl' as photographer Leo Gross prepares to snap her with helper J. Verkamp stretching the tape, keeping Gloria's head nice and straight. Rowl: J. Dreier, M. Dreil- ing, J. Dyer, K. Eckstein, M Ermert. J. Espelage. Row2: M. Fahey, J. Faigle C. Feldman. H. Feller, M. K Fisher, J. Fritz. Row 3: T. Froehle, C. Geiger, J. Gerstner, M. Godfrey, B Gooding, M. Gramke. Row 4: M. L. Griffin. J. Hale S. Hays, M. Heavey. J. Hei- dorn, C. Helligrath. Row 5: L. Henke. H. Heri- senberg, P. Hinrichs, A Hirschberg, P. Hizer, E Hoehn. Row 6: J. Hoetker. D. Honn- ingford. P. Horak, J. Huis- mann, M. Isler, D. Juengling. Row7: L. Jung, A. Kamp- haus, D. Karaus. E.J,Kartye, J. Karwisch. G. Kathman if? fax . Ar m in . rg -. AQ 2 i n J A i sa M :f : H 3 I iL bn AL' A.ff.rlf .1 ff A1 L Aiii Af A 1' .ln I AA i,kQfL.bL inf 35 ' .eie . ,W ...M . .i A N.: ai A r e I 1 ii :fi .il T. Klostermans fingers glide lightly over the keys as she produces beautiful music at the recital honoring Saint Cecilia music patroness. A'Making discussions" was typical of sophomores P. Dietzer and E. Hoene as they discuss their 'Kbusinessn with Mons. Carl Ryan and J. Weher. z .f: ..r1 1 .A 4. .. ai 1 J K L 1 f A 5 is a .rss H .5 r J ihi' ii in 5 m nl i fi .lg J bn 2. I K. f 33.5. Us-,.A ai . 65.5 lr K i i' K o:'.. '..r Al I 1 l' .1 Lt i 4 J y h - nm Row 1: J. Kathman, D. Keck J. Kisse. J. Kielty, P. Kirsch- ner. T. Klosterman. Row 2: C. Knarr, C. Krzmtz M. Kraft. N. Kraushar. M A. Krouse. J. Kuchenhuch Row 3: B. Larsh, S. Le Count J. Lehrter. M. Lind. M. E Linferf. E. Ludwig. Row 4: M. C. Luensman. N Luken, M. J. Lustenberger P. Macaluso. C. Magevney M. Mathews. Row 5: P. McConnell, M, H McElroy. L. Merenfield, C Merk. L. Meyer. M. N. Meyer Row 6: R. Meyer. J. Meyers B. Miller. K. Minges. M Minnick, C. Modafari. Row 7: J. Moeller. M. Molen graft, M. Moorman. R. Mur phy. B. Naherhaus. B. Neacl Rowl: R. Oblinger. M O'Connor. C. Pfeiffer. M. C. Plageman. M. J. Plagge. M -I. Polking. Row2: E. Rehkamp. M Reinert, J. Reissig. M. Re- monowsky. C. Rennick. J Riehle. Row 3: M. J. Rieskamp. C Robertson. D. Ruehrwein. N Ruhe. S. Runnels. R, Salter. Row 4: H. Schlarmann. S Schmidt. M. Schonhaft, J Schulte. N. Scott. K. Shannon. Row 5: S. Shaw. S. Sherman M. Shroyer. S. Simon. J Skelly, J. Smyth. Row 6: J. Sommer. J. Spade, P, Sperber. N. Spicer, K Spitzmiller. E. Spitznagel. Row7: J. Staub, P. Steinker N. Stewart. S. Stratrnan, J Sullivan, J. Sunderman. Strange animals make their appearance in the scholarship - winning bi- ology project of G. Kath- man and E. J. Kartye. 'j ,.... . we .... or . fig. . If m ifgpnffl . ag.r C i.ih 5 it '..i i.i. l J uf .4 .lui A it he . 'J .,zii , l Him .rv at fa.: L . i EVV VV , 21- . W, ' of ol. . if A . if S, .IV JQ ' . IIC- ll Ac, Lp K in N :.i 1a" bf .Ili fflwxlfz. I 'Z Ct lff . Ll .fa .bm e .Int 59 .V . 53. ,. Q.:-g . . Q ,. . .... 4 . Q S . . PM . , . . 55 . g . I. ,. I ..,. , , 4 J 4 f . I . i J 1 L il J 1 2 1. l li ba sd. QQQQQW QQQQQQ ... all J I MA.: i il b1 :E XUPHU UREX Proudly displaying her fashions and designs to S. Trippel and M. N. Meyer is S. Sherman winner in the National Scholastic Art awards contest. 60 Rowlz R. Telscher, M. L Tenhundfeld, M. A. Theo- bald, J. Thinnes, M. Tosch- log, S. Trippel. Row 2: L. Umherg. G. Vogel M. J, Von Rissen, C. Wagner: B. Walter, C. Wandstrat. Row 3: G. Weisenbach. J. VVelage. M. A. Welage. M. L Westerkamp, B. Westrick, Ti Wetterer. ROW4: J. Wetzel, M. L. Wirtz. M. Wittekind, J. Wolff N. S. Wood, E. Wurzelbacker. Not Pictured: J. Schmutte, S. Stahley. J. Schrenker. v F was 4 ' Mp' C ,, I 515 N1 fa: R, 1 , MW fee. , 1. x R y , ' V' 'f X '- X Q , ? f "W , w i 1 'g f nf K L E553 fn . Y I fi f. u , . . . Q P In Q - L A P I A b I :.f V? ,. M l A V ,. K ,.., A, A "'A.: gk Q K a re s . f A lisa sms g sr .5 .. fi. ,. A ,Y . E1 . A- . . , blivz by AA .A ,:,,i, .Z Q, M Lb q X Ki . , K in A ,. -.." :,' -f J . 1' 1 A VE CK :bb " W L A 1 I U 5 JJ J. f if . A I ii D ' 'sl I A .in l i All Z ' .1 .Anfl f bll xfal .rci jii . . Algl l , A. . i ".: " J Q . 1, D' A Ii i al: if VZIE E z i lr lj AA19 A - , "'A' , . , . , if D ff l J A 5. biz J. nf .fn F ilm. tl - A A. IL .Pai hai -L Q g A. ...rc . 5- .Anil li in .. K r K .w . . .J V.. E.. - r li. : A J- rw ap .bn 3. .Mfr : n -qlffi Rowlz P. Alfing, J. Amato, C. Archibald, C. Arling, J. Austing, M. L. Averbeck, M. L. Baarlaer. Row 2: M. Bastian, S. Bauman, J. Beding- haus, J. A. Bennett, J. Benvenuti, J. Berke- meier. J. Berning. Row 3: M. Berry, S. Bertke, A. Bertsch, B. Bicker, J. Birck, B. Blazer, A. Boehmer. Row 4: M. Boeing, L. Borgrnan, P. Bowman, C. Brabender, D. Brackmann, K. Brady. A. Braun. Row 5: B. Brofft. J. Brossart, J. Bruehl, L. Bruening. C. Bruner, J. Bucher. J. Buerkel. Row 6: J. Caley, J. Carlson. J. Carota, J. Carota, T. Carrico, M. Casey, M. Catanzaro. Row 7: J. Cranert, M. L. Davis, S. De Chant. C. Dechering, C. Decker, D. Dezarn. J Dolan. Row 8: J. Dolan, P Dorrmann, E. Driscoll C. Duston, J. Ebbeler P. Egan, M. A.Einhaus Row9: M. Elfers, C Engelke, J. Engler, N Espelage, J. Essen, K Faragher, G. Feldman Row 10: J. Felix, P Feltner, C. J. Feucht S. Fix, J. Flanagan, M Flick, C. Flickenstein Rowl: B. Frey, C. C. Fuller Froschauer, M. Gartner, N. Geier, E. Gerhardt, N. Gilardi. Gohs, S. Row 2: M. Gooding, M. Grater, J. Greiner, R. Gundlach, J. Haban, M. Hall. Row 3: S. Hamilton, C. Hartman, M. Harvey, N. Hasenohr, J .Haucke, A. Hess, M. Higgins. Row 4: P. Hilvert, D. Hofmann, L. Hofmann, P. Hofmann, K. Honn- ert, E. Honningford, P. Horn. Row 5: C. Howery, B. Huber, A. Hughey, M. L. Huitink, E. Hursting, D. Jackson, G. Kabbes. ROW6: C. Kain, J. Kain, D. Kalus, M. A. Kinross, S. Klein, B. Krollmann, D. Koch. Row 7: D. Koeninger, M. Koman, N. Kopp- meier, R. Kotzbauer, B. Kramer, J. Kramer, J. Kruetzkamp. W . Q r rf lro ns l .r n . I Ell b ..,.,: , .. Q ,.. ,,. . . ,W if . Z Nz. DH A J -rm .b A QF zz ii i . Inf. If 4. A , . Q W lm all if - 5 . . . r r. J el i 1 ii .I . r 1 g :.rf 4 .. . . ls. r qv ,,. . .. : wg .. . ly r':'.INnAf1? .Vigil Covering books, filling in cards and getting all excited are Mercy's new freshies, J. Penick, S. Ludwig and P. Hilvert. A I al , bf H 2 A . , ,.,:AA if 9 9 Q Q XX 6 . f A ,fy iiilit f AE E r . J . -Arff e A lx nf . 5 df A. f f. J . A - V , gy kzkq I :QA M A " - Ar an AA' il lil' ' 1 D-,N if. .. if .. e . A 1 A on 64 Row 1: M. Kues,- K Kurtz. P. Laiveling, J Lambert, C. Lameier S. Lanter, P. Lierl. Row2: P. Lind, B Link, C. Link, S. Lud- wig. C. Luken, M Mahoney. N. Maifeld Row 3: C. Malay, J Mannix, D. Marchetti J. Martin, S. Mathews N. McHugh, P. Mc- Keon. Row 4: M. A. Means M, Mellott, G. Meyer L. R. Meyer, L. M Meyer, S, Mitchell, P Monaco. Row 5: S. Monnig, S Murphy, C. Myers, D Neiheisel, M. J. Nei- heisel, P. Neiheisel, M Nemann. Row 6: C. Nesselhuf M. Nolte, J. Norton, B Nugent, J. Orite, R Ornella, M. J. Ortman Row 7: J. Panaro, J Penick, N. Pies, M Pope, J. Rahe, J. Rauf S. Rebel. Row 8: M. A. Reissig C. Rettig, M. A. Rhein J. Robertson, R. Rob: inson, P. Robinson, M. Roeder. Row 9: J. Roedig, J. Rohs, A. Rolf, S. Rork E. Rosenberger, J. A Ross. v w . Row 1: N. Ross, C. Ruether, C. Ruff, B. Russo, M. L. Sander, B. Sayers, C. Schafer. Row 2: C. Schapker, E. Scheible. J. Schenkel, J. Schlotmann, L. Schmidlin, E. Schmidt, D. Schneider. Row 3: K. Schneider, S. Schotte, M. J. Schuerman, S. Schwab, C. Sedgebier, C. Sebas- tiani, M. A. Sieben- burgen. Row 4: M. Sollman, M. J. Spicer, E. Sfaigl, C. Steigerwald, J. Stein- metz, N. Stephens, E. Stoeckel. Row 5: M. Sullivan, J. Sunderhaus, C. Tewes, R. Thomas, K. Thue- ner, M. Torbeck, S. Tosella. Row 6: J. Tracy, M. Trageser, M. Truitt, E. Veldhaus, C. Vogel, J. Vogel. P. Vonden Brink. Row 7: N. Von Holle, B. Wade, L. Warndorf, V. Wasmer, D. Waters, J. Weber, M. Wein- heimer. Row 8: K. Weisbrodt, M. Wernke, J. Wid- mer, B. Wiemeyer, D. Wiesman, J. Wilky- macky, A. Willke. Row 9: J. Wilmes, D. Windgate, J. Wolfe, S. Wolf, T. Woodward, M. Wuestefeld. Not Pictured: J. Ernst. C. Huber, M. A. Kohls, P. Suesser, J. Fish, J. Flick, N. Shaver. W 9 Xi M 'Q L J fl .le , 2 m mf , .rl . me Ia A 6 .131 . of J: A , f A I-. iff- b-5 r J 9 , f 1, sl A IVY lil C, 4-5: Ji, J f i l if .hai i J I Pak 9 l .f if . S Jr. nl? ni in vf.A. , nz , diii lm iis: il I. biklnfilgbf Ac. Jnf srg ..,,. , . 3 ..i:i .f A if i 'ii l L :A1"i.l-1 J.. l 65 A tv ,M W , Y -3 W'-r , .a ,.' . ln' - " 1 nr M4 - . .,, Vnxv .,..,.. OR GANIZA TIUNS , . . the M NJ As the enthusiasm of the "Trip to Notre Dame" contest mounts. so does the work for the CSMC officers. B. Lahmeier. C. Flaig. M. A. Mott, S. Sher- man anrl M. Hagen. They don't seem to mind when it's for the missions. Apostolic From Africa to far away Alaska, from Jamaica to Japan, all are brothers in Christ and all are helped by the CSMC unit at Mercy. If it's a fashion show, a dance or designing Sacred Heart Badges - VIcAuleyans make all a continual prayer,as they follow the way of Mother McAuley. Zeal Promotes Action Under the patronage of Mother McAuley are: first row. L. to R.. J. Espelage. P. I-Iizer. J. Guglielmi J. Ernst. C, Kracke. M. J. Seiwert. M. Franke. D. Dutroi second row. N, Scott. M. Mahoney. P. Robinson. C. Wagner. M. Shroyer. M. Ryan, M. McWilliams, M. Massman. Chairmen of the clulfs numerous activities. ...-- . I Members of the Masque and Gavel are. Row 13 A. Jung, M. J. McManus, C. Dochterman, L, Korte, D. Foltzer, J. Molique. S. Kellerg Row 23 M. J. Siewert, B. Baumgartner, J. Lunne, M. J. Owens, V. Schramm, M. Menke, J. Umberg, R. Schutteg Row 3: J. Guglielmi, C. Lorenz. C. Massman, L. Merrill, M. Laub. B. Labmeier, C. Firstos. J. Himmelman, C. Kunz, D. Dutro, J. Miltz and K. Hoar. "Carve Each Word Before You Let Fall" Drama! Comedy! Mystery! Masque and Gavel has mastered all. Are you interested in displaying your dramatic ability or are you an "eager beaver" yearning for a place in the spot- light? Masque and Gavel is for you. The club is affiliated with the national organization at Northwestern University. After receiving your basic training in your freshmen and sophomore years, those, who are promising young actresses are invited to join the ranks of Masque and Gavel in their junior and senior years. All of M and G's productions are moderated and directed by Sister Mary Carlos, R.S.M. M and G's activities include monthly meetings, participation in speech tournaments, TV programs, play rehearsals from Sept. through May for three major productions, dramatic recitals, not to mention the countless hours of fun. Successful plays! Speech awards! Gold medals! Achievement! All are rewards for those who strive to acquire the art of golden speech. 69 :mt N 1 i l rlerf so Ll A 3 9 tvzxumt ARK UAW' Listening attentlvely to the president. D. Kohl. are the Theta Art members. Seated are J. Strassel. M. Dieclt mann C Lorenz N Stelnvxert. P. Thompson. J. Thuener. S. Schaible. J. Schoening. M. J. Meister. K. Jacob Standing M Herchber K Blrck. B. Folz. M. Kreimer. M. L. Birkenheuer. R. I-Ionnigford. N. Trefzger. J. Stath The Arts of Expression Seniors only belong to Theta Art Society. To make the art student realize that an artist is an instrument of God for leadership is the club's goal. Excellence in speech! Forceful ideas! Keen competition and Miss Mercy debater, with pen and notes in hand, merits a place on the debating team. Coing over debating material are the club members. Seated are P. Henricks. J. Murnan. A. Berger. J. Wesselman MIS Schwath R. M. Behrens. M. Sullivan. D. Ruehrwein. L. Bruns. M. C. Luken. Standing are I Orlte N Steltenpohl. N. Spicer. C. Luken. C. Merk. N Carey. T. Klosterman, K. Kunz. 4-QL.: F -2 lylorcy readers" pose lor the photographer. Book Club members. slant n anf 1 Cavaana. M. Diem-knzann. -l. Suvher. A. Lalferty. B. Linder. J, Millz d 1 1 mir l re Creager. CY XVasslor. J. Lunno. H. Noslhoide. C. Pe-terman, and M. A Sller eelm an Shroyer. M. -I. Binder, C. Lorenz. l'. Glueck and R. Werle admidsl the xo sunt woo s Eag er Readers Books, books and more books delight the imaginations of the Book Club members. Friendships have blossomed with Christy Brown and his remarkable "Lett Foot" and winsome Karen. a cerebral palsy victim. Fantastic tales of the world ot the future become present in The Hills Were Liars and The Clock Struck Tzven tv. Reviews of recent hooks and library news are published every month in the group's Book Club Bulletin. In their tour through the Public Library. -I. Lunm- and C Manz found these youngsters thoroughly interested in the "classics". conlliletolv unawsm- ol' the favt that they had visitors lirorn M. Nl. H. 71 K' Scientincally speaking the Science Club members are uworking hard." Taking notes are M. A. Nemann. C. Kranz. and P. Deitzer. Standing are F. Brankamp. J. Lunne and D. Honnigford "surveying the situation. Xcience and ath Xolve Mysteries and Problems Math clubbers are using some of that "mathematical skill." Standing are A. Cannon, J. Bone. P, Glueck. D. Kinross. J. Miltz and M. Hockney. Getting a closer look are M. McWilliams, J. Lunne, B. Baumgartner. 72 Interested in blood tests, cloud chambers or "bugs"? Now unveil your interests through the Science Club. Through the club, Mercy scientists having the "itch" for some stiff competition, get that long awaited chance for fame. Algebra plus geometry, multiplied by trig, added to math-minded seniors equal The National Math- ematics Honorary Society. Any senior who excels in this subject will find the Math Club a challenge to her intelligence. Y Looking forward to successful careers are Mercy's near-future nurses. Standing: H. Hoesl. B. Baumgartner. D. Kohl. R, M. Behrens. L. Korte, M. Meyers. J. Murnan and M. J. Schare. Seated: C. Cassini. M. A. Stiers. C. Peetz, P. A. Stein. S, A. Keller. L. A. Rebold and L. A. Gohs. elpin Humanit through Red Cross oH'ers much in the field of social work. Red Cross officers M. Dieckmann. C. Obert. P. Bach and E. Gleason are getting a few tips on their scrapbook of Mercy activities from Miss Carole Von Holle. 73 Social Service Do you picture yourself as "The Girl in White"? This is the goal dreamed by the Mercians, who are now members of the Fu- ture Nurses. These "nurses to be" visit hospitals, care for the poor, brighten the lives of unfortunates! Many will be "The Girl in White" and her name will be Miss Mercy, R.N. U.S.! Alaska! Germany! Korea! Yes, Red Cross aid has traveled. Assembling gift boxes, entertaining shut-ins, sending joke books to wounded service- men, trading Scrapbooks with Alaskan students are on the Red Cross agenda. It's Caesar's! It's Vergil's! It's the Latin language! The members of the Latin Club are striving for excellence in the mastery of the Latin tongue. With the distinction of being upper-classmen, some of the juniors were initiated into the Latin Club - becom- ing full-Hedged Romans! The spotlight of Latin Lives or Senior members of the Mercy Latin club. M. A. Mott. J. Lunne and E. Schapker watch as Pres. R. Buechler formally begins the initiation ceremony. the year was on the Roman Banquet, when all Mercians Went "Latin." Togas were donned in place of the usual navy blue, and sandals were substituted for socks and sloppy saddles. And as the evening came to a close, "Vale" was murmured but not for long. To- morrow, you Puellae, back to the old grind. ercians Junior initiates of the Latin club are. kneeling: C. Dochterman. R. A. Spaith. P. Wade, M. Rosenacker, M, Kessler. M. J. Seiwert: standing: K. Byrne. R. M. Bolte. K. Hoar. C. Kunz. T. DiPilIa C. Firstos. S.Buechler. M.Ryan, M.Block. C. Mettman. C.Mellott. J. Creager. L. Dirr and S. Jones entertain the rest of the Spanish cluh. L. Rielag. D. Fisher. M. J. Meister, M. Menke, C. Scherer and J. Hood. with their version of the traditional Mexican hat dance. A Gay ood in a Modern Manner Something new at Mercy is the French club. Jeanne Murnan signs the charter as A. Berger and J. Guglielmi witness. Mary Agnes Mott. Phyllis Tolwig. Mary Jo Sack and Marlena Meyer stop to observe. M. 75 In Spain they say, "Si! Si!" Haciendas! A Bull Ring! The Mexican Hat Dance! Put them together, add a dash of a Spanish book for flavor and you have a fin- ished product, Mercy's THE SPANISH CLUB! Interested in going to Gay Paree? Then step right this way and learn the native tongue. That's what these gay Mercian rnademoiselles are trying to accomplish. But French isn't all work. There's always time for a get-together at the French Club meeting and the first question is always - "Cette robe me va-t-elle bien?" Doing their part to make Merry safe, are the Safety clubbers. Seated are R. Martin. D. Karaus. C. Honnigford, M. Gehling. E. Gleason and C. Cassini. 2nd row includes P. Mersch. P. Schettler. V. Wolfrom. R. M. Ornella. D. Honnigford, P. Lierl and C. Mettman. Standing. in the 3rd row. are -I. Himmelman, P. Hofmann. M. E. Isler. J, Willenborg, J. Meyers and K. Thuener. In the last row are J. Wilmes, M J. Koeninger. M. Huitink. C. Flaig, -I. Norton. Xtop! Look I Listen! For Safety Sake STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! Yes, this is the obligation of every Mercy girl, and the purpose of the Safety Club is to make the students realize this. As a newly organized group the Safety Club sponsored a slogan contest to create interest. Eileen Hoehn came up with the winning slogan - "You can't discount safety. You pay the full price!" "Slow reaction. may prove fatal." Mr. Brown writes down statistics as B. Baumgartner, R. M. Behrens and A. Berger check the tire skid marks. GAA gives Mercians a chance to un- veil their Hhidden talentsn as athletes answer the seasonls call-basketball. Win or lose there's always certain sat- isfaction. if only to put into operation some of the extra energy often diag- nosed in the classroom as "fooling around." Spring calls and GAAers fill the ball diamond with sunhurned faces and glove in hand. Head for the near- est alleys and welll see the rest of our Mercy athletes who use muscle power to roll those strikes and spares. A bas- ket, homer or strike-whichever way you call it, GAA turns out the Champs. Oops - there goes the hall! Lone Mercian, Anne Luchte battles St. Ursula as a fast break results in a field goal for Mercy. Win or Lose - GAA is Tops GAA'ers turn on the smiles for Mercy's photographer. Kneeling are J. Hood. J. Umherg. N. James and K. Kunz. Seated are M. N. Meyer. M. Shannon. R. M. Meyer. C. Wagner. E. Schmidt. R. M. Murphy. P. Deitzer. P. Monaco and J. Birck. 3rd row includes J. Stath. M. A. Higgins. B. Blazer. M. Menke. M. Zang. F. Osterhues. S. Shaw. A. Luchte. J. Vogel. C. Schaeffers and S. Hamilton. Standing in the last row are M. Rosenacker, J. Kreutzkamp. J. Godar. B. Heuerman. B. Booth. C. Mangold. C. Hayden. M. Weinheimer and P. Bertke. "on the hall" athletes. .- 'iv xiii? fi 5 J' Auf ' g,.,ffwx,,,.: ,cr f.vlM"'J':4,1rnrW f 7-f'w-wwf aff "-'ffnfffff s 1 .f ,OW , E ,""' Mfiiffffsfvffna ' 5 wwzff f 1, Mwffff' M., M Q4 4, 'il ' u I 'Q 1. ,yi ,IL Q . L. , y ,I Q . 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" ' 'L I 'Sv lf T if f 4 Afgfga Q-1 H A W e my I .I i I 'Q I 1 2 II- .gi P vw.. 35 A mv 4 mf: W, ,x K I it ' Age-L., ,,,.,, I I if 1 ,, when 'V 6 5 K f 5' if 5 Pi 531 5 W. S . fi ge 'Y v t. , 1, A ,Mm fy www: H N ww I lg? "Spring has sprung, the grass has 'riz," and Mercians race down to the baseball dia- mond and badminton courts. Yes, with a background of blooming trees and gay flowers, Mercy's Ted Kluszewskis and Stan Musials "swing that bat!" "It's a homerun, strike one, you're out," are familiar echoes from the baseball diamond. But from a different section of the grounds, we hear, "Get that bird!" Some may think it's hunt- ing season, but no, a few girls are engaged in a fascinating game of badminton with racquets in hand, trying to keep the little bird high in the air. Whatever the sport, Mercians rejoice when "Spring has sprung and the grass is 'riz!" Will it be a homer? The batter A. Hirschberg is hoping so, while the catcher P. Betsch makes ready to "get" that ball for an out. C. Feldman seems indifferent. but not for long. Itls her turn next. A Birdie or a Ball. . . Teamwork is a Must Up, up and over as J. Sullivan gracefully serves to J. Kuchenbuck. P. Deitzer, in background, eagerly makes ready to swing at that bird. ,.,... - ,M-.MW.'M,,,,,,.f--" Hoping to make a ringer is D. Dezarn. With such a look of determination, she Can't miss. C. Sedgebeer is lining up with that peg, judging her distance. ealthy Bodies Make Active inds Wow! What a hit! And the credit goes to J. Flannagan. Her teammates are convinced she really hits that ball. The spirit behind the team! That's the best way to describe Mina Molengraft, Mary Jo Seiwert and Mary Carol Bross who urge those Panthers on to victory. Rah! Rah! Rah! Give a Rousing Cheer Caught in the act of resting are W. Krumpe, Elder HS.: M. E. Isler. G. Guetle, M. Buttlewerth, Mercy HS.: and the majorettes from Seton H.S, But to show that they do "work" here they are in action, executing one of their colorful formations. 85 N 5 , .. WN' , 'f-'YIW7i15'91Efl3i'Qf,s ,,,,. I 'ill A A - 5 A ,V , A , ' Qszrfiis f z-.1 2 QQ-fiif f W ,fl : '- Ei,-4 5" , T-2 -W . ' K x ' A - . 521-r f ff f, M 1 '11 iw, "mg, '- ,,, Qgfeiigffggh - H , H b - A 311'-g pg igfiff-.3.,,.., 5 . lgiffazy ' ,f?:5"f9xa "?:ik!,ZZ?:2 -fa3"f-:,, -' iff? x , r :w h .- -K K f- ."':w4. ,:' ' V-'L , gsm ik, f- ,s . WXZM '3'-if M W ' L fm vii x . -Q -f gre' ,.f,.jzn, x ,- W.: am."- K - X . A A. ' m ,,,,, , .xzffx ,f 7 . 4 05 gm , aw '31 -V Wg' 2:1 .f Aiwgw' yn A 1 A 45, f:"f--ffl " . .W U 2 W' ., , ,AP ,K WFXE I A yn VW WV KA ,. ,K M A KM! ,WMV . t 1: ' Bl 4 ' . A-Vx , 4. X? X ' a Q as 1 , I M- 2-iix ,iw G' -L A M W X ,mf '- -- M, '15, Q- gn ' , ' MM ., . A ,N , fbkf- L N V . 5 v x vxx ,E"'x W ., -X K v""' - U.-lf" is W x 4? . N .xg x xv.. xx. W4 1.1. rl. L1 ,, . xx . Nik wx LX uf? M ACTIVITIES . . A 'I 8 , . 4' ! -i 1 I y W xu wllxa ' J Senior staff members, L. Korte and K. Kohl are ready with a few tips on layout for "eager beavers" S. Shaw and N. Scott, just "learning the ropes." Work . . . A Little Fun . . . Imagination All American! All Catholic! All Mercy! From front to back! From introduction to conclusion! The MERCYWOOD is the best and to the staff members a recompense for the hours of work put forth to make our annual a success! But it is certainly not all work. The staff members take delight in as- sisting the MERCYWOOD's photographer, in taking pictures. Those who are more adept in writing are Npermittedi' to let their pens and pencils flow with write-ups both imag- inative and factual. Truly, MERCYWOOD staff spells hard work but excitement, too. "Heap Big Bosses" of the MERCYWOOD staff are M. L. Shroyer and J. Verkamp, "sittin' down on the job." . 'V x Using a "critical eye" for B. Lindner's typing are P. Cavagna. M, Menke and M. A. Stiers, adding a few words of encouragement. along with their sympathies. . , And ercywood is a Reality MERCYVVOOD staff members J. Stauh, J. Stath Finding the MERCYWOOD filing system littlr find themselves "in the dark" as M. A. Nemann gives mixed up" are J. Umlmerg. R. A. Svhutte and R. M them a few hints on developing in the dark room. Behrens, making things easier with a few laughs 89 1 Work piles up and GLEANING cubs dig in, First row of cubs includes D. Tobin, H. Cassidy. B. Labmeier. P. Schettler. N. Carey and M. Moormanng second row. J. Riehle, M. J. Rieskamp, J. Schmutte, C. Modafari. P. Schonhoftg third row, J. Welage, J. Sommers. E. Hoehn, S. Sherman and E. J. Kartye. Cubs Tr Their Xkill With looks of deep concentration. cuh editor. D. Grieshop. center. and her co-editors. J. Kathman, left. and H. Hertsenherg, right. decide an important question in the editing of Gleanings. their big accomplishment as first year journalism students or cubs. 90 Dreams do come true! If you don't believe it, question the junior journalists, popularly known as Cubs. Collecting news, getting assignments in ahead of deadline dates are some of the "business" needed for making up a school paper. And then, oh joy, the thrill of seeing yourself in print, know- ing that you made Gleanings. What's the rush - GLEANINGS is coming off the press! Eager faces, flipping pages - Mercians get the news. An extra special copy? No, mam, just one more sample of the time and efforts of Mercy journalists. Who would ever guess all that goes into this great publication - the fun of meeting deadlines! little jaunts to and from the printer are but two of the many joys of being on the staff. Smiles of approval are seen on the faces of Pat Glueck, Judy Wesselman and Carol Cassini as they look over the latest edition of Gleanings, "the newspaper of the yearf, Journalists Produce the Greatest--Gleanings py pictures. and more copy keeps these Mercy reporters. With the help of C. Massman and M. J. Siewert, C Kunz pounds Dochterman. C. Firstos, A. Rehkamp, M. McWilliams, .A out her column. K. Hoar, M. Ryan and J. Molengraft turn Fferty and J. Miltz engrossed in their pride and joy. to find out, "What's all the racket? We're trying to work 91 M J Qeiwert right assumes an I don't care' attitude What's this! 'glitockabye-Baby,', isn't that for toddlers? Well, no, not exactly. This was evident in Masque and Gavel's first production entitled fbe- lieve it or notl, "Rockabye-Baby", a mystery comedy in three acts. The play, written by Marguerite Kreger Phillips, had an unusually well con- structed plot of mounting interest spiced with humor and intrigue. Many amateur detectives were absolutely certain they knew "who done it." The plot was Woven around Mrs. Milikan, a widow, whose son was reported Hmiss- ing" in the War. She had decided to escape her grasping in-laws by giving them her home and becoming a house- mother in a city at a safe distance. Rock -A -Bye Bab as M. J. McManus reprimands her for constant "snooping". lhe mystery being unveiled. M. J. Seiwert. center. admits her mistakes as seated. I. to r.. M. Menke. A. Jung. J Lunne. M. J. McManus. C. Kunz. J. Guglielmi look surprised at the outcome. Standing. C. Firstos. J. Miltz. K. Hoar, J. Umberg. J. Molique. L. Merrill and J. Himmelman look with pity at culprit Mary Jo. Her boarders were a strange assortment of women, the monotony of whose taunts and tantrums are pleasantly interrupted by Ophelia the cook, whose not so subtle humor lends more than a little enjoy- ment to the play. A stolen baby! A very worried young mother! A prying reporter! Do you need more to arouse your curiosity? A simple nursery rhyme for toddlers proved to be an exciting drama as Well as a grand success. . . . And When the Bough Breaks ? ? ? Giving a piece of her mind to haughty M. J. Owens is C. Firstos. M. Laub is the restraining force, while D. Dutro adds a subduing effect. V. Schramm looks on the situation with alarm and concern. Mrs. Milikan QDonna Dutroj is filled with pride as Mary Howe fLoraine Kortej reveals that Chisburn, the redheaded youngster, is her son's boy. making Mrs. Milikan "Grandma" for the first time. .l--w-..,,-.V-www M-ff'-""""' . ..n..a-A" And L. Korte and her son lived happily ever after, to the delight of. r.. C. Massman. J. Blank. D. Foltzer, R. Schutte, C. Lorenz. C. Dochterman, B. Labmeier, and S. Keller. Looking admiringly at group is D. Dutro. Nita Enacting a stirring part of the class play Portraying "sophistication" are Egyptian are seniors Thamar fRita Martinj, Ruth slave KJ. Hoodl, Egyptian Sorceress QE. fBetsy Folzl, Zelia fMary Lou Shroyerj and Schapkerj. Ezra CM. Ricaccij, Thamar QR. Zilpa tLoraine Kortej listening to Ruth. Martini and Ruth CB. Folzj "ready to clash." Biblical Drama Produced by eniors Romance is in the air as Thamar CR. Martinb tenderly welcomes Naaman 1Margie Menkej home, after a miraculous cure by Eliseus. Mercy Seniors came out on top when they ventured into a completely new and different type of play this year. "The Slave Maid of Israel," by Mary Hitchcock, gave the Seniors a chance to display versatile talents as they staged the first Biblical drama to be presented by Mother of Mercy. The Senior Class play set a record this year by being the first to be given during Lent. The presentation and staging of it was a big undertaking under the expert direction of Sister Mary Carlos, R.S.M. Rosalie Buechler was the stage manager with a stage crew corn- posed of Rita Trephol, Margie Betsch, Mary Braeuning, Carol Bachman, Janet Richter and Lorraine Richter. Business managers were Carol Kracke and Mary Jane Koeninger, while Jo Ann Coors and Mary Jane Schare served on the publicity committee. The palace of Naaman near Damascus in the year 984 B.C. is the setting of the Senior Class play. The story is woven around the Biblical character Naaman, a leper, and his miraculous healing at the hand of the prophet Eliseus. Naaman is a general of the Syrian army. Ruth, the slave maid of Israel, held captive by robbers from Syria and led from the land of the Israelites, strengthens the courage of those around her. It is Ruth's unfailing faith that finally brings about the cure of Naaman. The leading parts in Sunday night's cast were captured by Margie Menke as Naaman and Rita Martin as Thamar, the beautiful. Betsy Folz appeared as Ruthg Jane Blank played Jesse and Jane Himmelman por- trayed the part of Simeon. On Monday night, the cast included Julia Lunne as Naa- man and Virginia Schramm as Thamar. Mary Jo Owens played the part of Ruth, the little slave. Jessie was portrayed by Brenda Baumgartner and cruel Simeon, the heartless villain, enacted by Joan Verkamp. The Xla ve Maid of Israel Standing left to right are J. Murnan, A. Jung, R. M. Behrens, J. Verkamp, B. Baumgartner, V. Schramm, J. Lunne, C. Lorenz and M. Nieman waiting for the sentence to be administered on the villain, Simeon KJ. Verkampj. Hiram KJ. Umbergj and Ben Hassen KM. Dieekmanj forcefully command slaves KC. Gentry. M. Laub, M. Krummen and M. McWilliarnsJ to "clear the courtyard and make their exit immediately." 'Y Suicide is almost inevitable as Sim- eon KJ. Verkampj hesitates to ap- proach Thamar KG. Schrammj while Ruth KM. J. Owensj and Zilpah KC. Lorenzj plead with her to stop. ii , 5 V A 4 Everybody dance to the music of J. Guglielmi. C. Firstos and C. Massman. a swell little hand. Engrossed in the dancing are eouples. L. Korte. P. Trefzger. J. Himmelman and J. Telscher. C. Kunz and M. J, Seiwc-rf think il sounds prolly good, so everyone swing. ercy-Elder P aye-rs in Creeping Xhado ws "It's really love-ly here." explains Mrs. Frazier llVl. Menkej io Snooky KA. Jungl and her mother QJ. Miltzj while Bill Frazier 113. Wal' tersj carries lhe bags as hell boy. ,I I1 S Jim Spooks - creeping shadows - and demented convicts keep a gasping audience on the edge of their seats, as the Mercy-Elder players put forth their dramatic skill in the hilarious production "Creeping Shadows." The plot unfolds as the Fraziers and Kit Laughton find weird guests call- ing on them in the dark hours of the night. Two and a half hours opened a package of mystery and comedy, as Kit undertakes the unknown when she opens an old deserted cotttage. And when do the SPOOKS come out? Who knows - but you'd better not try to get any sleep tonight, dear! What a shock the arrival of T. Janszen and J. Lemmel was for G. Schramm being revived by C. Lorenz. M. J. Owens and partner in crime J. Feldkamp shake on the successfulness of their scheme. Thunder! Li htnin I Chains Dragging I E-eee-eeee-eeeee J. Blank. M. Luuh and -I, Molique try to com- Indians in a tourist home. S. Keller can't fort C. Lorenz. who has had some hair rais- believe her eyes as J. Feldkamp presents M. ing encounters with CREEPING SHADOWS. Davis to delightful amusement of J. Umberg. Gold Medalist - the highest conferment made upon dramatic students at Mercy High, was merited by Jane Himmelman, Marjorielaine Menke, Mary Jo Owens and Virginia Schramm. Some of Jane's readings included "Joan of Lorraine" and "End of Summer." Virginia's readings were "Jane Eyre" and "Oh No!" "Crimson Rambler" and "A Financial Problem" were chosen by Mary Jo Owens. Margie's numbers were "Quo Vadis" and "The Green-Eyed Drag- on." Combining their talents the Medalists concluded the program with "A Crown for Mary," a play in one act. Much work, dra- matic lessons week after week, and un- pleasant examinations are all part of the big test to see if Mercians can take the dare, hold on and make the final grade. "Uh, to See Your Name in Li hts! Sister Agnes 1V. Schrammj shows Mrs. Harkness KJ. Himmelmany Margaret. an orphan QM. J. Owensj and Mrs. Maguire QM. Menkej her crown for Mary ll "Pretty as a picture" is a perfect description of this year's Gold Medalists. May we present Misses Mary Jo Owens, Virginia Schramm. Jane Himmelman and Marjorielaine Menke, Mercy's Gold Medal students. Xl J. Norton announces to L. Meyer. I. Velflhaus. G. Kahhes tidings ot' great joy . . . the Christ Child is eoming. as freshmen dramatic students present an impressive program in the spirit of Advent. "This is the Fountessf' says. left center, L. A. Jung. The Countess. at right center. A. Hirschherg smiles graciously. J. Dyer. S. Stratmun. at left. look on as J. Heiflorn and R. Basch. right. prepare to he friends with elite Countess Jerebek from Europe. Freshman-Xophomore Dramatic Productions The angel QJ. VVilkymackyJ hirls lylary IB. Waclej to fear not. but to he joyful for she is to be the Mother of God, the Savior ol' the World. 'S '. t The Drums go bang! The bells go clangl J. Rohsg Row two: ing. of course, agic of Music Captivates Mercians Kitten on the keys? No. the Melody Maids: seated, J. Kielty, K. Byrne: standing. M. L. Westerkamp. Added attraction - J. Perez strums happily on her base fiddle. Music programs, plays, assemblies, and the "Band Played On!" Yes, for all our various activities here at our Melody Maids were "Janies on the spot" with their repertoire of music ranging from the "Desert Song" to "Dragnet" Each performance was new and different, for their motto was "Va- riety is the spice of life." The drums go bang and the bells go clang as the horns blend in with low, mellow tones. The piano and bass lend them a touch of perfect harmony. With this combin- ation, it's no wonder all Mercians say approvingly, "Strike Up the Band!" And who's responsi- ble? Row one: A. H. Bernard. D. Ruehre we-in. T, Klosterman. M. E. Heitfeld. C. A. Rennick. C. Decker- MARY AGNES MOTT And who t'Strikes Up the Band?" Why, Mary Agnes Mott, who else? Mary A. is certainly accomplished in more ways than one. Besides being an apt pianist, our director has studied the violin and has acquired a knowledge of other musical instruments. Hard work is always rewarded. Following many years of study and practice, she has been rewarded with a scholarship to the Conservatory of Music - Mercy salutes you, Mary Agnes, and may your music always be one beautiful melody. "Ah onel Ah two!" And M. A. Mott leads the lyielody Maids through their paces. Our wind section includes first row: C. Thueneman. P. Spencer. F Ackman. M. Hinrichsg second row I Kirchgessner, P. Lind, M. J. Neiheisel. M. Olding. C. Willenbring: third row. M. Meyer. E. Staigle C Wagner. L. Monahan. -l. Doerger. They play the best music this side of heaven. "sweet and soft." just right M. .,, I 13: 5 , .Q A A - 1 .-.1 1- eff Q 5 'Q 'M - - f V if 1: 1 ,e 1 gx 2 E Q 4 .. Q E? Q ie? Q ag? If fl t M my Mfg-, '1.f -- ,, , .,::i:..A.,,, Q . ,.A.. WWW.. . , . 5.7 , V, .gg-,Q EE 'I F5 ' .sz " S Y W 'L 4-flaw. B I W EV in N g V 'F' Q 4 W :P M fe . ' wggfggggig 4. W1 1 wap gf , . 3 1, pq. Q. 'E' ,. JE- .g W. 3. A E l March Time! Modern Moods! i Mountain Rhythms! And there you have the program for the All American Musical presented by the Freshmen - Sophomore Glee Club. As an added attrac- tion, the Melody Maids ap- peared on the program adding not only variety, but pleasure. The music ranged from classi- cal to popular, operettas, in- spirational spirituals. From the rollicking keyboards of the 2 C's and D's, C. Cassini and D. Dutro came Schaum's Moun- tain Concerto, While D, Dutro "Swing your partners!" And that's just what the members of and T. Froehle with Songs in the freshman-sophomore glee club are doing, gaily swinging their hearts and on their lips their partners. and clapping their hands "Round the mountain." added a magic interlude. To bring this truly All American Musical to an end, the Glee Club and Orchestra combined all talents in Gershwin's classic, "Make Way For Tomorrow." America 's Favorites b y Glee Club and Urchestra Top: "Swing low, sweet chariot , . ," and the chorus swings into a medley of spirituals for the musical Lower: Chorus and orchestra under the direction of M. A. Mott join their talents for the grand finale me? Qmngx MQBEQGQYW ni 'mt nd "Ay Ay Ay" sing C. Hay- den. C. Peterman. M. Schamf-r, first rowg M. A. Nemann.J.Coors,M.Block. D. Dutro. second row: E. Gleason. M. Menke and C. Westerkamm as they swing into a catchy South Amer- ican melody in the annual Senior-Junior Glee cluh Spring concert. Charm of the Old World . . . Rh thm of the New "June Is Bustin' Out All Over" and Phyllis Tolwig bursts into a rollicking dance that even outdoes June as she solos with the glee cluh in the concert finale on May 22. 104 Pretty girls, a gondola and the stage is set for "A Day in Venice" with the danc- ers Melody Remenowsky and Phyllis Tolwig. Seated are Bonnie Kramer and Lois Hofmang standing, Rose M. Ornella. Loretta Schmidlin. ercy Choristers . . . pring Concert Music flavored with the charm of the Old World and rhythms of the New combined to make the spring concert on May 22, a success. The audience toured for "A Day in Venice" and then took a musical view of i'Rom- any Life." The two hundredth anniversary of Mozart was commemorated by "Jubilate Deo," "Allelulia," and the "Sonata in C." The evening closed on an American strain with several popular songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein, "The Surrey with the Fringe on the Top," "If I Loved You," "June Is Bustin' Out All Over." Nancy Spicer accompanies the singers: Row 1, B. Folz, A. Tepe, M Hardebeck, C. Muenich, M. L. Link, M. Braeunig, S. Koehel, B Heuerman, S. Jamesg row 2, C. Andres, M. Shannon, J. Coors, M. A Nemanng row 3, C. Schwietering, B. Iasillo, E. Schmidt, M. Campbell B. Flickg row 4. E. Clark. M. Sterwerf, P. Stein, C. Herdemann. P Stenger as they sing. "Songs My Mother Taught Me." 105 I-lomeroom presidents. holding posters representing the mysteries of the Rosary, lead their Classes in the procession honoring Mary, Our Lady of Fatima. All students join hearts and voiees in praise of Mary. Living Rosary Honors Mary Walking in provession to honor Mary are Vera Vlfolfram. Martha Frey. Lois Bruns, Marilyn Bellman. Peggy Delaney, J.Doc-rger and classmates. V12 1 iv: ,ww -,wi Q1 , is "Y" fr" 5 Q-i7"" V ff 111124 an . i'l5'Suw3'!r ff. fi ff., 3 Q ., .iw Preparing for the annual l'.T.A. Christmas party are E. Clark. A, D'ArCy. and D. Nlyers. They know that working together is the way to have fun. Spirit of Christmas In vades Mercy Placing the crih figures they made in art class gives a special meaning to the outdoor crih for juniors Martha Frey and Audrey Rehkamp this year. 107 eet the Missions M. Hagen offers her best wishes and those- ol' Sue Shaw and M. J. Anita Miss . Schuerman to W Willenbrink. i c'.s.M.C'. or 1956. Father Klocker is the lucky winner, much to his and A. Willenbrinlis delight as she hands Father his prize. "Mmm. that looks very good. Father!" Pop of balloons, the spin of a wheel, the laughter of people having fun, the barkers cry, 'tOnly 50 a chance. Come on, buy a chance - you can't lose" - are a sure sign of something. Is it a circus, a carnival? No, it's Mission Day with a bazaar in the gym. Homemade cakes, ice-cold cokes, a white elephant booth, chances - Try your luck. Mercian pockets are empty but faces are smiling. Mission Day is a big success. "This is My Body." and with these words Father Klocker consecrated the Host on Mission Day. 108 MI lllllllfllllllllllll IIHHI V., .M 1 ,QV , -- , Father Connors. OP.. presents the first place award Those packages of hooks look mighty heavy but. l. to for the C.S.M.C. public speaking contest to Sue Shaw. r.. L. Merrill. G. Guetle and M. Hinrichs don't mind Beatrice Lahmeier. runner-up. smiles congratulations. because they are for the mission fields of the world. Prayer, Stamps, Ma g azines, Sacri ice Aid Missions Mission hardships and sacrifices never really end, for time marches on, and with it the needy human race. Mission spirit and sacrifice, too, then, must march on. Mercy's C.S.M.C. unit did a magnificent and marvelous job in assisting the missions. The Jamaica Jump climaxed the year's activities with the profits going to the missions in sunny Jamaica. Donating time on a free day is the real spirit of sacrifice and that's the va- riety of missionary zeal demonstrated by C.S.M.C.- ers Elaine Spitznagel. Jo- anne Blazer and Joanne Wilmes as they separate mazagines for the missions. Peace of Retreat Inventory . . . The most delicate and complicated process of every business, unknowingly exists in the person of all God's people. So, since our souls are our only Hbusi- nessf' Mercy seniors shook off the regular school routine in an effort to get an inside look at the state of this spiritual guide. Through the secluded atmosphere of Friar- hurst and the help of Fathers "Chris" and "Ben" many diffi- culties vanish, terminating the ever recurring job of inventory. Father Majerowski, SJ., retreat master for the freshmen, sophomores and juniors discusses the his- tory of various religious orders with J, Wilmes B. Krollman and L. Meyer. Mercy high freshiesi . gspssmzfvs mrs: Friarhurst offers many beautiful spots for prayer as seniors C. Thueneman, B. Wasmer. M. Sterwerf medi- tate on the sufferings of Christ while on their retreat, The schedule is given a new look. Silence, meditation and conferences take the place of noisy chattering, school books and classes. During these days of the annual retreat each girl has the opportunity of asking herself, "Am I doing what God wants me to do?" Father Ma- jerowski, S.J., the retreat mas- ter, chose for his special theme "The High Ideals of Christian Youth in Today's World." Father says, "To reach some- thing very high, We use a ladder to help us on the way. I shall attempt to point out the steps on this ladder that lead to God." And he promptly did so. "Trees of Every State" was Bar bara Miller's prize science project WQRTNER O -'Ui REE S A it Poking around with the needle is B. Baumgartner, taking blood from "brave" J. Himmelmann. The pair demonstrate their project, entered in the Science Awards Competition. ,lltli 'l. ercy Xcientists Merit Xcholarships J. Wesselman and R. M, Behrens pose with their prize winning physics project. "a continuous cloud chamber." Combine observation, study and ex- perhnentadon and the sdentmt of today is formed. Mercy scientists seem to have a habit of bringing home top awards in science fairs. Six Mercians won two First Place and one Second Place awards in the Regional Science Awards Competi- tion. These girls were Judy Wessel- man and Rose Marie Behrens, Brenda Baumgartner and Jane Him- melmann with first place honors in physics and biology, respectivelyg Eva Jane Kartye and Gerry Kath- rnan,sophonunes,1Haced second hi the biology division. First place awards in each group were S2000 scholarships and second place win- ners have S1000 college scholarships. COUNT QLEH5 55608 Mc'Auleyans join in prayer in honor of Mary. First pew, M. L. Shroyer. M. L. Link, J. Godar, M. C. Bross1 second pew. J. Ver- kamp, C. Peetz. N. Stein- wert, M. A. Stiersg third pew. N. James, J. Miltzg fourth pew. R. Rennick, and President C. Kracke. cAuley Apostolate , , , True Catholic Action "It is a special favor of God to he made the servants of His suffering poor." And with these words of Mother McAuley in their hearts, all the members of the McAuley club, set out to help His poor. They pray and also sacrifice their time and talents to assist those who may need their attention. Knowing everyone deserves to learn about our Creator. Saturday mornings find M. Block, M. Franke and M. L. Westerkamp helping to give religious instructions to retarded youngsters. Just like a picture from a fashion magazine are Judy Meyers. Carol Merk, Char- lene Schafer. Judy Reissig and Mary Ciuccio as they show a tiny future Mercian that one can he modest and fashionable too. today. 4 Fashions and Fun Frosty, with P. Wittekind, T. Froehle. E. Ludwig and little Stephie Shaw, helps to spread some Christmas cheer to shut-in patients. .ew Making altar linens is a MCAuley activity engaged in by P. Wade. C, Firstos. P. Hizer, D. Juengling and -I. Von Rissen, a senior. Mary Jo Merrill, '55 and a student at St. Francis Hospital clescrihes a clay in the training of a practical nurse to Maureen Casey, Jackie Day, Joan Von Rissen and Kathy Shannon on career night. ercians Take Career In ventor Jane Blank. Mary Ann Nemann and Pat Heflfron question Miss Mary Catherine Hughes. Eflgecliff student. concerning college life. "Dress is important in any careerf declare Mr. Wm. Franz. Mrs. Syl- via Lamb to L. Wetzel, M. Olding The first week of March marked the 26th annual Girls' Week in Cincinnati. Every public, pa- rochial and private school in the city was represented and engaged in the activities of Girls' Week. "Girl and Her Library Dayn was highlighted by a tea at the Public Library. Many of the representatives in "Girl and Her Career" ap- peared on television. Every girl took part in a day's session of Council on i'Girl and Her City Day," the Week's climax. Congratulations are extended by Mrs. Dolhey, councilwoman, to Rita Martin as she took her seat on council on Girl and Her City Day. Girls' eek, Cincinnati . X . Hostesses Rosalie Buechler. Nancy Steltenpohl and Loraine Korte pose with Mrs. Louis Shapiro. general chairman for Girls' Week, just before lunch at the Sheraton-Gibson. l L L 115 "Perf, brown-eyed" Mary Jo Owens is crowned queen at the Variety Show by Katherine Westerkamm as the entire cast beams its whole-hearted approval. Xe-niors, "This is Your Life " An expectant hush filled the hall, the variety show cast hurnmed softly with K. West- erkamm sweetly singing "Mo- ments to Remember" and then silence was broken as Mary Jo Owens was escorted to her "throne," The tiny queen donned her crown of red roses midst the applause and tears. Pretty corsages were bestowed on the lovely attendants Carole Wagner and Brenda Baum- gartner. The theme "This Is Your Life" depicted the life of the seniors from nursery school up through their fourth and final year at Mother of Mercy. Horsey is ready for a "Louisiana Hayrideu with Marilyn Krois. Pat Kopp. Janice Schlectingen, Peggy Waldeck. Nlary Ann Steinle and Jackie Seibert decked-out for the event, MMQSMM Seniors once went to a nursery school and must have had a teddy bear. Toddlers with hears are C. Kunz, A. Rehkamp, R. Reising, M. Massa, A. Jaspers, E. Rapien. Bears are anonymous. "This is a Very X ecial Day" Mother's tales of yesterday bring on a re- vival of the Charleston. "Hot-roddingn on stage are M. J. Seiwert, R. Weil. C. Mass- man, K. Hoar. M. Ryan and R. Schutte. At the tender age of seven the seniors prob- ably belonged to the "M0usekateers." Pretty little mice are Clare Scherer, Shirley Buechel. Mary Ann Lehr. Frances Albers, Mary Jane Bietenduval and Lynne Brock- haus, all of them loyal Mickey Mouse fans. A ' xp b" .1 'Q .,,., M . f xv y'f?5f?E L gi. 3 V X Exxligagg ,Q-. "Y . ' :im ' f' 1 , ,L.W gl, Q wg-zgifa-if ffm. his gm! A 5 ' L22 w H 4 b . 'ct 2? Q -4' V, Wi, 73, 35f""f xl 5 fx at -'11 Wk - .M em' JY' r sag pm 4 ' H341 1 Vik .K x tiigig' Sitting one out are. front. Mary Jo Binder. Enchanted E venin "An enchanted evening!" describes the perfect night of December 27 for the Seniors. Their special world apart found its setting at Twin Lan- terns' Ballroom charmingly deco- rated for the big event around the color scheme of red and silver with Silver Bells as the theme. Enchant- ing was the word for lovely, dark- haired Loraine Korte dressed in holly red, as she reigned as queen for the evening as she was crowned by date, Eddie Adams. Dick Chris- ten's orchestra provided dance music. Dancing to a soft. dreamy melody are Claire Peterman. Carole Klimper and their escorts surrounded by happy couples at the gala Christmas Ball. Paul Wilmesg center. Bill Miller. Pat Bergman. Dot Kohl. Carl Lahmeier: rear. Phyllis Bach. Joe Williams. Chuck Kenniff and Sue Phelan. Smiles say "thank you" as Sue Phelan. Mary Lou Shroyer admire their lovely corsages from their dates. Chuck Kennilif and Don Veerkamp. Arriving for "a big time" are Seniors Shirley Schaible and Mary Nieman with a pair of "handsome" escorts for the Prom at the Roof Gardens. Junior-Xe-nior Prom Mak es Memorles Betty Heuerman. accompanied by Paul Bien. gives smiling., approval ae she gets her attractive hlue and silver dance program with the sthool seal "1-m--J?-. To the strains of songs centered around nocturnal subjects, Queen Mary Jo Owens and her two lovely attendants, Carole Ann Wagner and Brenda Baumgartner danced the evening away with their "Prince Charm- ings," Don Ruther and Walt Macaricco. At the magical hour of midnight, midst a blare of regal trumpets, our Queen, little Mary Jo Owens, accepted her crown from Larry "Sal" Salamone, honorary King for the evening. The rest of the evening drifted quickly away and the lucky girls tip-toed home to dream of the thrill that comes once in a life-time. In the years to come they will long re- member "the loveliest night of the year." Radiant in her pale yellow, Mary Jo Owens is crowned by Larry Salamone and our queen reigns for the night. The Loveliest Night of the Year Royalty poses for a picture at the Junior-Senior Prom. Left to right are Don Ruther. Brenda Baumgartner, Larry Salamone, Queen Mary Jo. Carole Wagner, Walt Macaricco. f A ' 'gif , , ,V Pl. 1 X mf, fn A i 5 5 fri? May 4 dawned gray and threatening but hopeful Mercian hearts saw the sun break through the clouds as the procession was beginning. Headed by Donna Dutro, school president, the student body and faculty proceeded through the grounds and then halted before the statue of Our Lady on the front campus. The girls stood in lines on either side as the attend- ants, Jane Umberg, Carolyn Lorenz, Margie Krummen and Mary Braeunig wearing blue and white formals ap- proached. The May Queen, Mary Franke, in bridal gown and veil, then crowned Our Lady's statue. Reverend Francis Lehner, O.P., gave a brief tribute to our Blessed Mother as a fitting climax to a simply beautiful May Day observance. al Strains of "Bring Flowers of the Rarestn break the stillness as Mary Franke places a crown of red roses on the Blessed Virgin. "Mary We Crown Thee Today " In a picturesque spring setting Mary Braeunig, Margie Krummen. Jane Umberg, Carolyn Lorenz sing Our Lady's praises as Mary Franke places the crown on the Blessed Virgin. Graduation Mass is a memorable occasion. Father Connell gives the Sacred Host to Pat Bergmann. Gary Juengling is the server. Senior Breakfast and we find Ellen Rhein, Rosemary Rennick, Georgine Rennekamp and Lois Rebold enjoying fresh strawberries. "How do you think l'll look?" asks C. Gentry. donning her graduation gown. B, Lietz and J. A. Wilmes like the happy 1-Hect. Xenior emories g z. , ,gQ P? 'Gr 'yn IN gg im 1. ' 71: Kfww ,C i,l Graduation is over. but the memory will linger on in the hearts of the Seniors. VVith "Pump and Circiimstanc-0" echoing in the background. I. to r.. first row, Mary Jo Owens. Alice Tepe: secuml row, Juan Von Rissen. Mary Louisa' Link, Marian 0'lVtera. Mary Rigacci. Mary' Louise Sliroyf-r return tlirougli Mvrcyfs portals to say a last gfmmcltryt- and pack away their graduation attire. For Seniors . . . Night to Remember lfatlicr Kruum cuntors un D. Kohl. thc- Archhishup lVI1'Nicholas award given to the outstanding senior ot' graduating class. Dotty also merited an award for outstanding work in the field of art. i 1 , , .B at i S X '3 . L5 .i'-wp U P35 .gl 151593 Thank You The M E R C Y W O O D Staff would like to utilize this page in conveying our gratitude to the various people who helped transform the M E R C Y W O O D from a dream to a reality. To the Indianapolis Engraving Company and Mr. Russell Ben- son, to the M E R C Y W O O D's printer, Mr. Joseph Berman, we express sincere appreciation. Mr. Fred Kathman, our type- setter, deserves a special vote of thanks for his exact and conscientious work. We wish to convey our "thank you" also to the S. K. Smith Company for their 'co-operation in the expert manufacture of our covers. Ever-encouraging! Ever- patient! Ever-Willing! That's our Sister Mary Jeanne d'Arc, the MERCYWOOD adviser. We owe more than a few words of thanks to Sister, who encouraged our first faltering attempts at copywriting, who redeemed our many failures and praised our victories, always ready to supply "that word" to complete our write-ups with a professional touch. Thank you, Sister, and may God bless you and protect you always. Flash! M E R C Y W O O D's photographer deserves a vote of thanks for unfailing effort in snapping those unforgetable moments of which memories are made. To Osborne Photographers for the excellent senior portraits and to J. Leo Gross for the underclass pictures we owe a debt of gratitude. Last, but certainly not least, to the Faculty, to our many generous patrons and advertisers, we say " T H A N K Y O U . " The MERCYWOOD Staff 126 '15-1. wb-Q x ' L K 5l...l. 5 x 1 H2 wil L, f 55 7 1,-Mal. W' M, V . may .4 MQ: 43 ' EEA: ' s'fT9i,s9fQ??:g,i Q if Q 4 . ,f f - , .. ,A.. .,.,A , ,, Z we , ' H Ms - 515 -.ff"Zf'f f T, 5? ,. , f f THE H. NIEMAN CO. PRINTERS I037 John S+ree+ CHerry 1-6295 Cincinna+i 3, Ohio WALTZ BOWLING LANES I4 Air-Condi+ioned Lanes Cheviot Ohio CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES MOTHER OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL P.T.A. Leii' To rigid: Mrs. Ariiwur DiHman, Audiiorg Mrs. Arfiwur Giuecic, Corresponding Secreiaryg Mrs. Eugene Massa, R.l.P., Vice-President Mrs. William Schrarnm, President Mrs. Herman Ricinier, Recording Secreiaryq Mrs. Jack Kunz. Treasurer. The MERCYWOOD sfaff exiends sincere syrnpafiwy io Mr. Massa and Margie. 129 MANDERY'S QUALITY DAIRY PRODUCTS 2045 Harrison Avenue MO I-06I2 DISTRIBUTOR OF GOLDEN GUERNSEY MILK CompIimen'I's of THE WESTERN HILLS BUSINESS ASSOCIATION MERCY HOSPITAL SCHOGL OF NURSING Hamilion, Ohio Roberra Thome gives some poinlers +o Mary Jane Schare and Lois Rebold, prospeclive sfuclenfs. Mercy l-lospiral School of Nursing offers ils sruclenfs Theory and praclice in lhe clinical areas of medicine, surgery. obs+e+rics, pediarrics, psy- chialry, public healfh ancl Tuberculosis nursing. 131 BRUCK UNIFORM CO. 387 FOUFII1 Avenue NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK OUTFITTERS OF SCHOOL APPAREL for MOTHER OF MERCY HIGH SCHOOL THE CENTRAL FAIRMOUNT BUILDING 81 LOAN CO. 36I6 Harrison Avenue I944 Harrison A CHEVIOT, OHIO CINCINNATI I4 OHIO 132 OUR LADY OF CINCINNATI COLLEGE EDGECLIFF WALNUT HILLS A Four-Year COIIege IOr Young Women under Ilwe dIrecIIOn OI The SIsIers OI Mercy OI Ine Union, Province OI CIncInnaIi. 133 Com pIimen'l's 'From ST. MARGARET MARY CHURCH Nor+h College Hill Try our FRIDAY NITE SOCIALS The Mosi' A'H'rac1'ive On The Hill Top MENKE MGTOR SALES, INC M E R C U R Y Drive The Big M 'For '56 3500 HARRISON AVENUE CHEVIOT MO I-8I00 134 Com piimenfs from DOMESTIC LAUNDRY Complefe Laundry 8: Dry Cleaning Service MA I-I428 Real Es+a+e Insurance DUTRCD REALTY Cincinnafi 24, Ohio JA I -7644 - 45 - 46 135 Besi' Wishes Io The Class of '56 .IOI'IN BETSCH PLASTERING CONTRACTOR 4020 Jessup Road CompIimen+s of +I1e Superior Die 8m Engineering Company I708 Blue Rock S+ree1' CINCINNATI 23, OHIO 136 MILK for HEALTH and ECONGMY gqsws TF C N B ssinq and Dorger, enjoy a bo d lc f f OD mg mink. :vs so I BLESSING BROS. DAIRY 305l Blue Rock Road JA I-9835 Complefe Line of Dairy Producfs 137 BERTHA RACK 81 SON'S EXCAVATING and GRADING 6058 Colerain Rd. JA I-742I SCHRAMM 8i RUC-H, INC II3 Easf l2I'h SI'reeI' CINCINNATI I0, OHIO Linoleum Carpe+s Cabine+s Asphali' Tile 138 Complimenfs of TWIN LANTERNS mi HARRISON ROAD "OuI'sicle Chevio'I" THE H. WEBER CO. COAL and BUILDING MATERIALS Blue Rock Sf. and B.8zO. R.R. CINCINNATI 23, OHIO KI I-360I DENT, OHIO THE WESTERHAUS CORPORATION CompIimen+s 3726 Kessen Ave. Cheviof, Ollio Since I909 Operalors of Pinball of a Machines And Olher Coin Operaled Equipmenl Friend "Always Firsl' Wilh The Besl In Coin Operaled Equipmen'r" Phone MO I-5000 Four Moclern Jewelry Sfores In Grea+er Cincinnali J. C. HOCKETT CO. PINE JEWELRY FranIc's AuI'o Service I846 BaI+imore Ave. - Opp. S+. Leo Church Complefe Aulo and Truck Repairing Ancl Aulo Painling Norwood Cheviof WA I-5226 Madisonville M+. WasHing+on PVOP- " Frank Renwick BIGNER INC. A L S C O ALUMINUM COMBINATION Sform Windows, Doors, and Awnings Porch Enclosures and Jalousies Represenlarive -W. J. Sanger JA I-976I RE I-2002 TELEVISION APPLIANCES SALES 84 SERVICE We mainlain our own Service Dept DU I-8766-7-8 22I3 Cenfral Parkway, a+ Brigl1+on CINCINNATI I4, OHIO 140 ATIAS MOTORS, INC. Direci' Dealer DODGE, PLYMOUTH MOTOR CARS AND TRUCKS C. F. Jung, Preside-nI' 342I MONTGOMERY RD. AMERICAN SALES COMPANY New and Used Pipe Fifrings and Valves Machinery I562 Harrison Ave. af Queen Cify GRandview I-66II Aloysius F. Jacob Sons CONTRACTOR BRICKWORK 328I Kleeman Road Cincinna'I'i II, Ohio HU I-6860 RECORDS SHEET MUSIC GREETING CARDS PHOTOS OF ALL KINDS SCHOOL PHOTOS SONG SHOP 36 E. 5+I'1 S+. on Founfain Square Open 9 A.M. Io 9 P.M. 141 f For Insurance of all kinds, i'r's . . . Fred S. Eveleigh Agcy. 4060 Runnym-ede Ave. Phone KI I-9050 CINCINNATI 23, OHIO FENTON RIGGING CO MACHINERY MOVERS STEEL ERECTORS Cincinnafi, Ohio MU I-l777 CompIimen+s THE BURGER BREWING COMPANY Cincinnafi, Ohio A FINER BEER YEAR AFTER YIEAR KRAMER'S FISHING LAKE 3340 GaIbrai+h Road - Groesbeclr REGULARLY STOCKED PICNIC GROUNDS A Good Place To Bring The Family JA I-9077 142 SEALTEST MILK helps give you a fresher complexion, aglow wirh 'rhe beaufy of Good Healfh. GET THE BEST-GET SEALTEST MILK AND ICE CREAM "IFS cool! l'r's refreshing! Jusr rEgh+ afrer a lo ool dey," say R. Marin, C. Jung and P. Mersch 143 LAWRENCE R. HEYL Surveyor 4432 Raceview Ave. MO I-4I40 CompIimen+s of THE FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS 8: LOAN ASSN. Warsaw aI' Purcell Avenues WA I-687I CENTRAL CARTON COMPANY Manufacfurers of FOLDING 84 SET-UP PAPER BOXES Phone: WA I-0934 JACOB BAUER'S SONS INC. BEEF - VEAL - LAMB 2870 Massachuseffs Avenue CINCINNATI 25, OHIO 144 BOB MILLER'S TEXACO SERVICE STATION FIRESTONE TIRES DELCO BATTERIES Werk and Glenmore MO I-9809 Learn To Drive The Sale, Easy Way On Aufomafic and Conveniional Shiff- Assured Driving School HU I-7730 JAMES KELLER Builder JA 1-3147 KING BEE LEASING INC. CARS Xa TRUCKS LEASED Daily - Weekly - Yearly Sales and Service Colerain 8: Springdale WEbs+er I-I550- I-I55I J. H. KARG PLUMBING I6l7 W. Galbraifh Road Telephone CHerry I-6550 The Chris Erhari' Foundry and Machine Company Nor+h College Hill CASTINGS JA "ma MACHINE 'SHOP SERVICE l237 W. Sixih S+. Cincinnaii 3, Ohio A Subscriplion To The WESTERN HILLS PRESS CASSINI , . "Your Home Newspaper" Mosaic 8: Tale Company , ls a Communlly lnvesimenl 52.50 per year-delivered by mail CONTRACTORS TERRAZZO -TlLE- MARBLE l027 Broadway CHerry I-0234 Jusl' Call MO I-3200 Published By THE WESTERN HILLS PUBLISHING COMPANY Qualify Prin+ing-O'FFse1' 8: Le'Herpress 146 Congrafuiafions To The Class Of I956 from MR. and MRS. STANLEY LAFFERTY THE ADLER COMPANY Manufacfurers ADLER CUDDLE PU PS Cincinnafi I4, Ohio CompIimenI's of GLENMORE CLEANERS 5709 Glenway Ave. DRIVE in FLORIST SEHLHORST BROS. 99I NEEB ROAD Near +he Coun+ry Club FIRE AUTO A 2 PHONE MAm14s4 Og Aiberi' F. Guefhiein Insurance Agency 3654 Glenmore Ave., Chevioi' I I, Ohio co' RUBBfR SfAMPS' HU 1-7202 'Mltglg DEVICES 627 MAIN STREET LIABiLITY BURGLARY CINCINNATI 3 qmg A A Besf Wishes +o +he Class of '56 GRUETER 81 SON F U N E R A L H o M E mfr and Glenway WA I-0I75 Complimenfs of PETER BUECHLER CONGRATULATIONS TO TI-IE SENIORS OF '56 A 8: B DEBURRING CO I936 Wesfwood Avenue Hair S'I'yIis1' GR I-70I0 RAMON SPADE'S UCONNELL gl GULF SERVICE 4I I0 HamiII'on Ave. Cincinnafi, Ohio '640 Lionel Phone KI I-94I5 GR I-8802 STREETS, SEWERS, GRADING Friendly Service GUARANTEED COMPLETE AUTO REPAIR 148 Dear Senior: You are probably doing a loT oT Thinlcing laTely abouT The lcind of woman you wanT To be and wondering how To aTTain This goal. THE COLLEGE OF MT. ST. JOSEPH ON-THE-OHIO may be The answer To your problem. IT is concerned wiTh every aspecT of sTudenT developmenT: inTellecTual, physical, emoTional, social, moral, and spiriTual. ln a word, The paTTern Tor living aT The College is geared To The need oT The world Tor inTelligenT, Thinking ChrisTian women, armed wiTh Tirm convicTions. The College oT lv1ounT ST. Joseph is iusT eighT miles Trom The hearT oT CincinnaTi. IT is a Tully accrediTed liberal arTs college Tor women. lTs academic sTandards are recognized. IT prepares iTs sTudenTs Tor careers imporTanT To women and gives Them, as well, The broad culTural baclc- ground oT a liberal educaTion. For TurTher inTormaTion wriTe To The Dean College oT MounT ST. Joseph on-The-Ohio MounT ST. Joseph, Ohio 149 Sauerbrafen and Po'Ia'I'o Pancakes Chicken and Sreak Dinners Sea Foods BEER-IMPORTED WINES-- LIQUORS MecIcIenburg's Garden AV I-9046 M. Derrick, Prop. Universify and Highland Congrafulafions +o The Seniors of '56 THE MT. HEALTHY SAVINGS AND LOAN COMPANY 752I Hamiilfon Ave. MI. Healfhy, Ohio Cornpiimenfs of RIGACCI'S ART WORKS Manufacfurers of Fine Ari COMPOSITION WARE I26-I28 Wes? Cour'r Sfreef CHerry I-8 I 26 Cincinna+i, Ohio Enjoy ConvenienI Shopping aI' OSTERHUES SUPER MARKET 55I6 Bridgefown Road Ouaiiiy Foods Choice Meafs MO I-6688 OPEN EVENINGS Complimenfs of S+. Boniface Church Chase and Pi++s Sfs. NORTHSIDE Msgr. John Henry Sxchwariz Pasior Complimen+s S+. Bonaveniure Church I798 Queen Cify Ave. Rev. Grafian Meyer, O.F.iv1. WASSLE.R MEATS since I894 is W. I4+h s+fee+ MAin I-4I97 "Your Financial Home" Wishes You Conrinued Success THE ANTONIO SAVINGS 81 LOAN COMPANY Send 30- Findlay Mafke+ House Home omce: I732 vine S+., PA I-I452 CHerry I-9327 Bricigeiownz 5500 Harrison Rcl., MO I-766i Wm. 8: Mary Hereford HAIR STYLISTS Specialisl in Permanenl Waving Correclive Hair Shaping 84 Siyling Exclusive Agenl for "House of Hollywood" Cosmelics 8 I 34 Daly Rd. a+ Galbraifh WE I-2053 Joseph Peferman 8: Son PLUMBING and HEATING 4025 S+. Mar'rin Place Mo I-Ia47 Complimenfs of S+. James Wl1i+e Oak Mr. 8: Mrs. Roberi' G. Schaible 152 Complimenfs of THE PAIDEAN CLUB S+. AIoysius Gonzaga Church BricIgeIown PETER REBOLD 8: SON Funeral Homes Mary E. Rebold, '55 Lois A. Rebold. '56 3700 Glenmore Ave. l7l2 Queen Cify Ave. J. Herman Luebbe LUEBBE SHOE STORE "we H+ feef Io keep 'rhem H+" s+. Lawrence cemef-Pfaee I-nu WAbash I-7664 SCHWERLING REALTY COMPANY CHOICE LOCATION PROPERTIES HOMES AND INVESTMENTS MI. Airy Area Acreage For Developmenf Wan+ed Phones KI I-00I2-KI I-2080 153 BEST WIS!-IES Schoening Machine Co. TO THE SENIORS OF '56 PRQDUCTION, MACHINING, T005 3' GAUGES Mi'I'zi-Lor Beaury Salon 590 Neeb Rd. Willow I-42l2 8033 Colerain Ave. WEbs+er I-4388 Brockamp Building Maferials Co. 5439 Muddy Creek Road MO I-0006 Cincinnaii 38, Ohio A complefe line of building marerials "Ins+an'r Service" since l9l2 Member of Allied Consiruciion Indus lries and Home Builders Ass'n. MEADOW GOLD Ice Cream BUTTER - CHEESE SALAD DRESSING OLEOMARGARINE l." .14 if MARINELLO CH I-oo-17 Complimenfs Nafional School of Cosme+icians of a :za E.6+hS+. En+ire 9+hFlQor, Reakin' Friend Bldg. - Cincinnafi 2, Ohio Free Employmenl Service To Our Graduales 1. yt... 1. Mercy becomes a fairyland, loul i'r's "business as usual" for R. Werle and M. J. lvlaunlel 155 Complimenfs Jos. Day' Inc. of CONCRETE WORK S+. Pa+rick Church and PRECISION WALLS NORTHSIDE 3I43 Werlr Road Rev. Msgr. Edward J. Creager Paslor MO I-289I LEE'S PHOTOS The Ullimale in Candid Weddings School Pholos Child Sludies "Por'rrai+s Tha+ Please" MUlberry I-3905 AIR-CONDITIONED STUDIO 5836 Hamilfon College Hill 5800 Cheviol' Road - WE I-3900 6lO6 HamiI+on Ave. - KI I-0075 Cincinna+i's Fines? Drugsfores 156 FRED THE TAILOR ALTERATIONS DRY CLEANING SUITS MADE TO MEASURE 3IO9 Harrison Ave. MO I-5789 WM. ENDERLEIN 81 CO., INC. Receivers of Car Lof Frui+s 8: Vegefables 2nd 8: Plum S+. Cincinna'I'i, Ohio DU I-23 I0 BERTKE ELECTRIC CO., INC. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS Chas. E. Bamme-fue loso w. Eagh+h S+. GArfieId I-sono THE A. 81 E. BUTSCHA CO. SHEET METAL EABRICATCRS Complimenfs of MR. 81 MRS. ALOIS T. BOLTE HELEN'S BRIDAL SHOP 49I I Glenway Ave. WA I-2958 BRIDAL GOWNS VEILS BRIDESMAIDS FORMALS GRADUATION ST. BONAVENTU RE BOWLING LANES I798 Queen Ci+y Ave. Open Bowling: Safurdays 81 Sundays For Reservaiions CaII WA I-9537 "We Cafer To Bowling Par+ies" JOSEPH H. COORS P L U M B I N G 2234 Schoedinger Avenue CINCINNATI I4, OHIO WA I-3735 lr' WV -W H, BEST WISHES from SAINT IGNATIUS PARISH ANDY'S SERVICE 30I6 Cenhal Parkway KI I-9702 SUNOCO GAS and OIL LUBRICATION THE FRED A. NEMANN PLUMBING CO. 3747 Warsaw Ave. WA I-3792 "The Plumber Profecls The Healfh of fhe Nafion wifh good Sani'I'aI'ion" ART PFAFF AND SON wi-MTE VILLA e-ROCERIES MEATS We Deliver Mo maso 2951 Mmm Avenue THE H. MEYER and SONS DAIRY COMPANY VA I-0728 HARRY MEYER 81 SONS FUNERAL HOME 4989 Glenway Ave. JOSEPH A. MEYER, Manager Chevioi' Aerie F.O.E. No. ZI97 3807 Glenrnore Avenue Hall Available for WEDDINGS RECEPTIONS PARTIES DANCES MO I -5795 BUSSE 81 BORGMANN CO. FUNERAl.,ffIOME Cenfral Parkway 8: Clifion Hills Avenue MU I-I343 MU I-I344 Cincinnafi 23. Ohio 5, "WY COMPLIMENTS or ERNEST RIGACCI LOU'S PARKVIEW MARKET GROCERIES MEATS PRODUCE JA 1.6: 77 nor HamiI'I'on Ave. MT. HEALTHY, OHIO Complimenfs of STAG CAFE MI. HGBIIIIY EDW. J. LEISGANG SEEDS. FEEDS 84 FERTILIZER 4423 Bridgeiown Rd. MO I-2I20 PAUL F. TEPE 8: SONS FURNITURE -- UPHOLSTERINC5 MO I-I905 3306 Glenmore Ave. THE GIFT 81 CARD SHOP 3615 Henieen Avenue CHEVIOT nl, on-no Momene 1-0969 THE WEIL FIREPROOF WAREHOUSE CO. 2535 Vine Stfincinnaii I9, Ohio Local and Long Disfance Moving PACKING CRATING STORING Telephone AVon I-I775 - 76 - 77 Ageni' For Norfh American Van Lines LOU KRONER 8. SONS DRY CLEANERS Chevioi - 3820 Nor+h Bend Road MO I-I400 Whi'Ie Oak- Blue Rock 8: Chevioi' Roads JA I-3867 159 ROHE'S PHARMACY Harrison and Glenmore Avenues MOn+ana I-0480 CHEVIOT, OHIO J. C. STEEL FOOD PRODUCTS HORSERADISH, MUSTARD. PICKLES and SPICES 632 TaIeI Sfreef KI I-l750 CINCINNATI 25, OH'IO BEST WISHES. GRADUATES EDITH'S STUDIO of DANCING 4995 Glenway Ave. CINCINNATI 38, OHIO--GR I-8334 MARI-BETH BAKERY MO I-9794 3824 Nor'I'II Bend Road PETER G-INZINGER. Proprie+or JOS. FAIGLE 81 SONS DIAMOND SPECIALISTS wAbash I.o3a2 22I9 Quebec Ra. MICHAEL F. HOFFMANN'S FINE SAUSAGE 2905 Jessamine S+. KI I-327s CINCINNATI, OHIO Complimenfs of PONY KEG J' 360l Harrison Ave. M0 I-'5'4 HU I-75I3 160 M. Rig acci aulroqrapiws cards for he-r lr'rHe snslrers, M. L. Sanders and E. Sciwrnudh af Jr T PAUL R. YOUNG Congra+ula+ions +o +l'1e Seniors of '56 from MT. HEALTHY ST. MARTIN SAMATOURS R055 Ambulance Service Emergency WISEMAN'S PHARMACY KOEBEL'S MEATS 2073 Harrison Avenue ZOI4 FREEMAN AVE. MOn+ana I-l753 161 The J. T. Ru+her 8: Sons Co. Grade "A" Dairy Producis KI I-0969 4I I4 Gordon S+ree+ Complimenfs of Arfhur J. Wade Insurance Agency W. J. WIRMEL 8: SONS Air Condiiioned FUNERAL HOMES PAPA GINO'S FAMOUS PIZZA and Halian "Hoagie" Sandwiches and Ofher lfalian Dishes Carry Ou+ Service - HU I-7784 3I I8 Colerain Ave. 6432 Chevio+ Rd. KI 1,2595 JA 1,2375 24II Boudinoi' Ave. Price Hill SCHMIDT BROS. C0mP'5mef'+S of 5455 Fox Road CINCINNATI 24, OHIO ST. MARGARET MARY P.T.A. AL SMITH PAINT 8: WALL PAPER SHOPPE O'BRIEN PAINTS MO I-4722 55I5 Bridgefown Rd. SICKMAN'S GROCERY and MEAT MARKET FRESH FRUITS. VEGETABLES. and FROZEN FOODS WA I-9744 "We Deliver" 162 REINSTATLER'S FLOWERS 4932 Glenway Ave. CINCINNATI, OHIO Phone WA I-4442 GUS JUENGLING 81 SONS, INC. 2869 MassacI1useHs Ave. CINCINNATI 25. OHIO A+ LUNKEN AIRPORT PLAYFIELD and MASSASOIT CHEMICAL Co. WESTERN HILLS SHOPPING CENTER To make Kiddies happy is my business 4.41 Monfgomery Rd' CARUSO AMUSEMENT CO. CINCINNATI, OHIO J. 8: J. SUPER MARKET GROCERIES MEATS PRODUCE BEER 81 WINE Open Daily 81 Sundays 5708 GIenway Ave. MO I-9737 RICHTER'S SERVICE STATION 2026 Harrison Ave. Jusi' below Knorr Ave. Sohio Producfs - Brakes and Tuneups Road Service MOn+ana I-9777 JOSEPH J. ROBERS BUILDER OF FINER HOMES 5789 Colerain Ave., M+. Airy KI I-6539 PO'IT'S SOHIO SERVICE STATION Beekman 8: Hopple Sis. CINCINNATI 25. OHIO KI I-9833 Complimenls ol PETER E. BERGMAN COMPLETE INSURANCE SERVICE 250i Vine S+., corner of McMillan Phone AVon I-42I2 LILIE'S PHARMACY N.E. Corner Glenmore 8: Monfana Aves. WESTWOOD Phone: MOn+ana I-28l0 HOLZHAUSER'S DEPT. STORE 7508 Hamilfon Ave. I82l Van Zandf Rcl. JA I-6385 JA I-6658 SHOES ancl DRY GOODS MI. Heal+hy Siore Open Evenings Till 8:30 P.M. GUIDARA'S 372I Harrison Ave. CHEVIOT, OHIO An Excellenl Place Io Dine and Drink Privale Dining Room Available Visii Our Lovely Camellia Room H. H. KREIMER CARPENTER CONTRACTOR Alieralions 8: Repairs MO I-4435 For Qualify and Service SONTAG DRY CLEANERS 3006 Harrison Ave. Phone MO I-3230 Serving 'rhe Weslern Hills 'lor I9 Years ALL OARMENTS INSURED SEEGAR GLASS COMPANY Auio Glass Replaced Mirrors 81 Table Tops Cusiom Made Shower 81 Tub Enclosures Complele 8: Personal Service in Real Esiafe Edward C. Gingerich, Broker 3967 Washingfon Ave. Phone HIU I-8000 JAMES M. COX, Associaie 38I5 Nolan Ave. Phone HU l-04I6 BENZ 81 RENNER GROCERIES, FRUITS and VEGETABLES MEATS and FRESH POULTRY AVon I-0333 LeRoy Kohl, Prop. CALHOUN MEAT MARKET WINE 81 BEER For Finer Governmem' Inspecfed Mears 3627 Glenmore Ave. MO I-4020 MO I-0268 POULTRY and FISH WE DELIVER I32 Calhoun S+. Corryville SHRIVER'S DRUG STORE 4905 Glenway Ave. CINCINNATI 38, OHIO For The Besr in Food, II's'rI'1e HUDDLE HUT 3726 Harrison Ave. GR I-432I MO I-9860 - For Orders To Go M. E. SCHELL Congrafulafions Io DEPENDABLE LOCAL HAULING The Seniors of '56 LIGHT HEAVY 'IFOFTI i683 Glen Parker Mr. 8: Mrs. Raymond F. Folz CINTI. 23, OHIO KI I-4I89 MARTY'S FOOD SHOP 24I 3 Boudinoi' Ave. OUR SPECIALTY HOME BAKED and BOILED HAM KOSHER CORNED BEEF and SALAMI BEER and WINE Open 9:00 A.M. +0 IO:OO P.M.. Mon. 'rhru Sun. Free Delivery HU I -3400 BAUER FORD Cincinna+i's OIcIes+ Ford Dealer CARS TRUCKS BUSES 6+h 8: Broadway CH I-I6I2 Learn Music PLAY GUITAR Mosi Versaiile oi Ins+rumen+s Thorough course in Theory and Technique, Classical or Modern EARL NEIHEISEL 3842 Glenmore Ave. HU I-5632 Complimenis Q Q of . li MEEK'S"CANDY SHOP 2300 Harrison Avenue MEINHARDT'S PONY KEG BEER WINE MIXERS WA I-9673 Delivery Service 4535 W. 8+I1 S'I'. KASLEY ELECTRIC COMPANY ELECTRICAL CCNTRACTCRS Commercial 8: Inclusirial Wiring 705 Wayne S+. Cincinnaii 6, Ohio MT. HEALTHY PONY KEG l6l2 COMPTCN JACK'S FOOD MARKET I675 WesI'woocI Ave. WE DELIVER -WA I-9760 HOERST'S FOOD MARKET "OuaIi+y Is Economy" OUALITY GROCERIES 84 CHOICE MEATS FRUITS 81 VEGETABLES 3720 Woodbine, a+ Trevor Avenue KREIMER'S "Parkview MarIceI"' GROCERIES MEATS VEGETABLES Carson 8. Harding CHEVIOT MO I-7354 166 AUG. CARUSO 81 SONS i Wholesale Eruils 8: Veqelables EXCAVATING GRADING l J. KIEFER AND SON 2ncI 8: Elm S+s. CH I-3535 49I5 Blue Rock Rd. JA I-4463 I CINCINNATI, OHIO l EARL J. HILVERS BRAUN'S TOGGERY CATERING SERVICE A IvIan's Slore since Iwenly-Eour 2724 Colerain Avenue . Hamilion a+ Cedar COLLEGE HILL MUIberry I-2I35 Help 'rI'ne Missions. Buy a clnancef' is Il1e plea of lvl. J. Sclnuerrnan, J. Hood and R. M. Ornella 167 WILBUR T. KELLER B u i I d e r New Homes WILL BUI-LD TO SUIT 3525 Howdy Cour'I' WEbs1'er I-2006 Kessing's Hardware S'I'ore 5535 Colerain Ave. KI I-I I44 Mf. Airy - Cincinnaii 24, Ohio JEAN'S FOOD SHOP Evelyn and Gus Riser. Proprielors 32l3 Harrison af Boudlinol' "KEEP Us IN MIND" Convenien+Iy Open Daily Io IO P.M. Sundays and Holidays ST. ANTHONY MESSENGER The Naiional Calholic Family Magazine Helps GOOD Families Grow BETTER Published Monfhly by The Franciscan Fa+hers I6I5 Republic S+., Cincinnafi I0, Ohio 340,-OOO Subscribers - 54.00 per year KEMPER'S PHARMACY MONTANA a. HARRISON BEST WISHES Io THE CLASS OF '56 FREY ELECTRIC CO. 5704 Cheviof Road WM. HOFMANN 81 SONS ESTIMATES GIVEN Qualify Since I905 PAINTERS 8: DECORATORS Cincinnati I4, Ohio Phone WA I-2850 ED. SCHMITT, JEWELER NORTHSIIDE FRANK SCHMUTTE WM. A. EFFLER HARDWOOD FLOOR CONTRACTOR FLOCRS and STAIRS REEINISHEIJ JEWELRY and GIFTS 39I8 Grace Ave. COLLEGE HILL MT. HEALTHY MOnIana I-5I73 LOOK-N-BUY VARIETY SHOP C0mPIImen+S 4023 Race Ra. of a CINCINNATI II, OHIO Friend MO I.z232 Louise Koehler IProp.I Bes+ Wishes from ST. CATHERINE PARISH LUKEN'S BAKERY 3406 Gienmore Ave. Wedding, BirThcIay 31 Parfy Cakes Io Order MO I-9892 CAM-RITE MFG. CO. 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Dina, MO 1-9761 GRlECO'S PHARMACY 3609 Harrison Ave., MO 1-0115 174 HAMILTON AVE. DRY CLEANERS 4575 Hamilton Ave., KI 1-4644 HARRY'S BARBER SHOP Corner of Fergus 8- Chase, KI 1-1297 HEGEMEIER GROCERY 1900 Fairmount Ave., WA 1-9675 HElNTZMAN'S PHARMACY 3722 Harrison Ave., MO 1-1434 HIRCH BAKERY 5047 Glenway Ave., GR 1-5330 HITCHING POST DRVE-IN 4320 Harrison Ave., MO 1-1334 HOFFMAN'S CAFE 1673 Westwood Ave., WA 1-9619 VIC HONNIGFORD lContractorI 3663 Paramount Ridge, JA 1-6666 JACK'S PONY KEG 5513 Bridgetown Rd., HU 1-6744 E. J. PAINT 81 WALLPAPER STORE 4105 Harrison Ave., MO 1-1159 JANSZEN BEVERAGES 5136 Glenway Ave., GR 1-0454 JUNG'S PHARMACY 5838 Glenway Ave., MO 1-5044 HUDDLE RESTAURANT 4914 Glenway Ave., WA 1-9800 KNIGHTS OF ST. JOHN AUX. 247 Grace 8. Galbraith KOCH Embroidery and Pleating Shop 413 Race St., MA 1-2352 MR. WM. KRIMPELMAN 3741 Darwin Ave., MO 1-2827 BUSINESS PATRONS IConl'inuedI GROVER P. KUCHENBUCH Ins. Agcy. 3741 Glenmore Ave., MO 1-4328 LA BELLE BEAUTY SHOP 4103 Harrison Ave., MO 1-9292 LAUB BEAUTY SHOP 3721 Boomer Road, HU 1-3113 LICK RUN SAVINGS 8. LOAN Bridgetown 8. Eyrich Rd., MO 1-6622 V. LINGARDO REAL ESTATE CO. 1449 Harrison Ave., GR 1-2722 JOE MARSH McATEE AUTO SERVICE Bridgetown 8. Shady Lane, WI 1-9827 H. W. MEIER Race 8. McMicken Ave., CH 1-2540 MEININGER PHARMACY Harrison 8. Race Rd., MO 1-2361 CHAS. A. MILLER SONS 4138 Hamilton Ave., KI 1-0040 MONTANA BAKERY 2955 Montana Ave., MO 1-0098 NEW ENGLAND HAT MFG. 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