Mount Saint Marys College - Eagle Yearbook (Orchard Lake, MI)

 - Class of 1956

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Pope Pius XII 'In :1- X' 1 , ,H F te, , f S' I The Most Reverend AML:-:ro GIOVANNI CICOCNANI Apostolic Delegate to the United States His Eminence His Eminence G'US'1"""3 CMWNAL PIZZARDO Amzonno GiovANN1 CARDINAL Piazza prefect Ui The Sacred COHBFCSHUUH of Secretary of The Consistorial Congrega- Seminarics and Universities tion Emigrant and Immigrant Affairs f "1 65557419 n figs: 6 I 'wo -2.1- .L js? 'P' H- VJ." i'-Z T- xi ' M di V' ,N-L., 93 , 3 , D.--5-m.-.1 E His Eminence Eowmu CARDINAL MOONEY Archbishop of Detroit His Excellency HENRY E. DONNELLY Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit His Excellency ALEXANDER M. ZALESKI Vicar General of Detroit His Excellency JOHN A. DoNovAN Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit THIJSE WHIIM WE SERVE N His Eminence EDWARD CARDINAL EIOONEY Detroit E' His Eminence SAMUEL CARDINAL Srnrrcn Chicago L'And no man takes the honor to himselfg he takes it who is called by God." Truly these words express the role of the Diocesan Ordinaries who have the responsibility of choosing only those men whom Christ desires to work in His Vineyard. How great their task, how immense their responsibility, for they can choose only those young men who they feel will mature into perfected ideals of the Priesthood. Words, no matter of their depth or meaning, cannot express our gratitude to those Ordinaries from whose dioceses students have enrolled at the Orchard Lake Schools, where these young men may attain the knowledge, piety, and priestliness which are necessary of "another Christ." '- A Rl' A' l Most Reverend N Tnonms A. BOLAND NN Ll' Newark " 1 5 1,0-in Most Reverend Jossvu J. C-AwLxNA Most Reverend ALBERT G. MEYER Milwaukee l L1 1-'M . P' 1 fl-s Most Reverend THOMAS E. MOLLOY Brooklyn Mast Reverend JOHN F. Nou. Fort Wayne 76 Most Reverend EDWARD F. HOBAN Cleveland Most Reverend HENRY J. 0,BRIEN Hartford ,N THUSE WHUM WE SERVE Most Reverend EDWIN V. O'HAnA Philadelphia N LL ' a X Q LPT7-s xv I . V S Most Reverend ml Iigx Most ALLEN J. Blxncocrc Grand Rapids ,-A-ll. Most Most Reverend GEORGE W. Josemi H. Auzsns Trenton Lansing ' " , jjfloit Reverend 'V BONA ,- lVIAT'rHEw F. BRADY Bay I ffl ,," Manchester n ,WA L , 1 , . , - Most Reverend JOSEPH A. BURKE Buffalo Most Reverend EDMUND J. FITZMAURICE Wilmington 5 -in M V 'V 5 ' i'.MqZft Reverend YQ 1-',2Mxost Reverend Iiivjiiwj' F. DEARUEN Brlririfbiliifpgxsw J. EUSTACL: I-' ,-Pittslourgh i, ii g..,. Xff Most Reverend Most Reverend QARD J. FLANAGAN WALTER A. Foam! Norwich Syracuse I sz Mos: Reverend VV Reverend Most Reverend JI:IIoMI: D. HANNAN "" I RAYMOND P. HILLINGER HLTCII L. LAMB Scranton X, J J Rockford Greensburg y.f.,I.. f' 1' 'V ,Q 1' ' IFIQQJ J l I. 'I 2 Q' ,QQ r Moet Reverend Most Reverend Most Reverend RUSSELL J. MCVINNFIY WILLIAM O'BRAnY GEORGE J. REHRING Providence Sioux Falls Toledo 4 Most Reverend ' . K V. Most Reverend-. 7 ii Most Reverend LAWIII-:NCIL J. SIIEIIAN WJJLRIIART-J.xSlYlITH R CHRISTOPHER J. WELDQN liridgeport Pembroke V ' " ' 'f -. Springfield iii l R R R 4 ' l l Mos! Reverenrl Most Reverend x STHPIIILN S. WOZNICZKI JOHN J. WRIGHT X. M ,xl Saginaw Worcester Hi U X 1 His Eminence EDWARD CADDINAL Moomzr President I NI HERE UF THE IIUHPUH!-lTIIlN The apostles were Christ's emissaries for the Church. In similar manner the members of the Corporation are the emis- saries of the Orchard Lake Schools. lt is the invisible, super- natural vigour which aids the establishment of an intimate contact, both material and spiritual, between the members of the Corporation and their responsibilities pertaining to the cxistcnce and development of the Orchard Lake Schools. The members composed of an active hierarchy, clergy, and pro- fessional men reflect Cocl's loving protection and care by their conscientious efforts in upholding the principles and ideals embodied in their ruling spirit. A X. Q. . -4.6 61' 5 an V, 1 ' iq ..y X. L9 at on 4 -J Most Reverend Most Reverend Most Reverend M050 Reverend JOHN F. Nou. Josevn J. GAWLINA JOHN M. CANNON STANISLAU5 V. BONA Most Reve,l.,,,1 M055 Rgvergnfl Most Reverend Most Revefefld Wurrrn E. Fouuv STEPHEN S. WOZNICKI THOMAS L. NOA HENRY T. KLONOWSKI '-xr" M055 Relwfemi Most Reverend Most Reverend M0-95 Reverend RomxN R. ATKIIELSKI ALEXANDER M. ZALESKI DAVID F. CUNNINGHAM JOHN J. KR01- MEMBERS UE THE EIJRPIIHATIU Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter Adamski, L .D. Buffalo N.Y. 7 Mr. John Aszkler Chicago, Illinois Rev. Valentine F. Biczysko Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Rev. Andrew Bocinnski llnflson, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. Lucian Bojnowski New Britain, Connecticut Rt. Rev. Msgr. Vincent Borkowicz Detroit, Michigan Leo Buza Natrona, Pennsylvania Rev. Rev. Alexander A. Cendrowski Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Julius Chylinski Stevens Point, Wisconsin Re-v. Wenceslaus A. Czajkowski Rossjord, Ohio Mr. Edwin Dohski, M.D. Pontiac, Michigan Rev. Vincent Dudek Dcpcw, New York Rev. John Felczak Pine Island, New York Rev. Wallace Filipowicz Orchard Lake, Michigan Rev. Muximillian Cannas Detroit, Michigan Rev. Stanislaus Gospodarek fllnsterdmn, New York Mr. Sigismund Crahowski Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Rl. Rev. Msgr. Nicephore Grnlkowski Winona, Minnesota Rt. Rev. Msgr. John Gulcz W ilmington, Delaware Rev. Anthony Habrowski Portage, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis Karahasz Chicago, Illinois Rev. Valerian Karcz New Chicago, Indiana Rev. Joseph Kasprowicz Trenton, New Jersey Rev. Simon Kilar Detroit, Michigan Rev. John Kociela Syracuse, New York Hon. Arthur Koscinski, LL.B. Detroit. Michigan Rev. Francis Kowalczyk Passaic, New Jersey Dr. Kasimir Kozakiewicz Chicago, Illinois Mr. Chester Kozdroj, MS., J.D. Detroit, Michigan Rev. Ladislaus Krych, B.A. Wyandotte, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis L. Legowski Toledo, Ohio Rev. Andrew Lekarczyk, Ph.D. Webster, Massachusetts Rt. Rev. Msgr. Martin Lipinski Trenton, New Jersey Rev. Joseph M. Macek Phoenixville, Pennsylvania Rev. John F. Mieczkowski Ludlow, Massachusetts Rev. Boleslaus Milinkiewicz, B.S. Detroit, Michigan Rev. Edward Miotkc Detroit, Michigan Rev. Adalhert Mrowka Detroit, Michigan Melchior Mszanowski, M.D. Erie, Pennsylvania Rev. Ladislaus B. Nowakowski Norwich, Connecticut Rev. John C. Oszajca Clinton, Massachusetts Mr. Frank Padzieski Dearborn, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Casimir Piejda Syracuse, New York Rev. John Podkul Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania Rev. Edward D. Popielarz Orchard Lake, Michigan Mr. Walter Pytko Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. S. Radniecki Chicago, Illinois Rev. Ladislans Radzik Gardner, Massachusetts Mr. Anthony Rathnaw Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Chester Ropella, J.C.D. Green Bay, Wisconsin Mr. Walter J. Rozycki, A.I.A. Grose Ile, Michigan Rev. Joseph Rybinski Orchard Lake, Michigan Rev. Peter Rypel Detroit, Michigan Roman Sadowski, M.D. Phoenix, Arizona Hon. Frank Schemanske, LL.B. Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ladislaus Sikora Salem., Massachusetts Rt. Rev. Msgr. Stanislaus Skrzycki, LL.D. Detroit, Michigan Mr. John Slavsky Orchard Lake, Michigan Mr. Robert Slavsky Birmingham, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ladislaus Sliwinski Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Charles Smolczynski, M.D. Chicopee, Massachusetts Hon. Sigismund Stefanowicz, LL.B. Chicago, Illinois Rt. Rev. Msgr. Stephen J. Studer Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rev. Edwin Szczygiel Orchard Lake, Michigan Rev. Ladislaxis Szok Hamtramck, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Edward J. Szumal Orchard Lake, Michigan Rev. Ladislaus Urhanik South Amboy, New .Iersey Rev. Peter Walkowiak Hamtramck, Michigan Peter Warren, D.D.S. Lakewood, Ohio Rev. James Wrohlewski Cheektowaga, New York Mr. Edward Z. Wrobleski, LL.B. Detroit, Michigan Mr. John L. Wysocki Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Adalbert Zadala Detroit, Michigan Mr. Jerome Zielinski Grosse Pointe, Michigan Mr. Chester Ziemba, LL.B. Detroit, Michigan Rev. Joseph Zobel Hammond, Indiana BU!-lllll UF TH STEE5 Stability embedded in a permanence of salutary ideals must be present in men with significant positions. This qual- ity found in individuals possessing determination and unlim- ited trust in God assures the Orchard Lake Schools of lead- ers who will uphold and guide the Institution. Such leaders are the members of the Board of Trustees, priests and lay- men motivated by a desire to realize the attainment of that Christian harmony which is characterized by a God-enlight- ened clergy and a well-informed Catholic laity. The graduate of Orchard Lake, they say, must be imbued with the spirit of the School and fortified with the intellectual and spiritual armour of the ideal priest and gentleman. Toward the reali- zation of this ideal they direct all their efforts. Watrizu Rozvcxr .gm His Eminence Enwmm Cimnxmt Moomzr Chairman Rt. Rev. Msgr. Anatnrzur ZADALA Detroit, Michigan Vice-Chairman REV. EDWARD POPIELARZ 6 Rt. Rev. Msgr. S- 1 Gere ary VINCENT BORKOWICZ Detroit, Michigan , l '- . f . l - N A 'if , . ' Al, 3 fr' r Q.. , f 9 l V V I .- l U , , ,M A t Rm. Enwm SZCZYGIHL ' ' Treasurer 1.1. .. - Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Clssxmm Pnumx FRANCIS KAsPnow1cz Syracuse, New York Trenton, New Jersey Rav. Pli1'l'liIl W A Lxowm K Humlrunu'k, Michigan Ri-Lx. VIMII-1N'l' llunlcx llc-pu-w, Nvw York ri 3 Y' if 1" N. AHTIIIJIK KOSCINSKI ll U Dm-iroil, Michigan -r ii Lih: 'l V i 5. iiffgz "" QHQ: .yd I V ggi., .. ' ix' Rizv. 1301.1-:sLAus MIL1N1cn:wlcz Detroit, Michigan ,,,,f 'iff 4.9. 4,- R1-xv. LAn1s1.Aus RADZIK Cardin:-r, Massachusctts 4' X11 Huw FRANK Scmgiwimwsiuz, LLB. Detroit, Michigan as-,L 'N i GM-I Vi i I . . i. ' -ia 'cr :lr Rm: LADISLAUS Kmfcn Wyandotte, Michigan 1 i I Rnv. SIMON KILAR Hamtramck, Michigan Q CHESTER Kozmz0J, MS., J.D. Detroit, Michigan IQIFFIEEHS UF A MINISTH Tllfl 4. K if ,, Q giizx f A 4 gs 5514 3 The development of the whole x' . ' 95 fi man is the ultimate goal of Catholic education. This goal is achieved not only through thc imparting of text-hook knowledge hut also through the realization of manis eternal destiny ol everlasting happiness. To attain this goal. man must he guided in his search In a vital principle, the principle itself heing directed hy Cod Himself. The administration ol' the Orchard Lake School is this guiding principle. It strives to develop and perfect spiritually and intellectually the men who are to serve in the 4'Vineyard of Christ" in the hundreds of Polish Parishes throughout these United Statesg and to pre- pare young men of high school age to enter into the world as men, solidly established in piety and intellectual fortitude. Rav. Mson. E. J. Sznnml. Rector and PFCSIIIICIII Fathers J. Rakoczy, Atlzlerzfc Director, J. janiga, Infirmaritln, ll. Wuruksa, Director of f'llTH:lJfll'l'S and W. Ziemba, Librarian, confer on administrative plans for their respective departments. 5 kv Rizvmuzwn Josraru RYBINSKI REVEREND WALLACE FILIPOWICZ Rr:v1am:Nn FRANCIS Zmronowsm Dean of the Seminary Dean of the College Registrar and Principal of Preparatory School 44. Rsvznmn EDWARD Por-u:LAnz Rx-:vE.nsNn EDWIN Szczvcu-:L Secretary-General Procurator-Treasurer f-" i I REVERI-IND CONSTANTINI-I CYRAN Rr-zvansun HENRY Tonzam Director of Spiritual Guidance Director of Spiritual Guidance of the Seminary Department of the College and Preparatory J AI. M I ASSUIIIATIU salient organ in the life of Orchard Lake Schools is the ever ministrant Alumni Associa- tion. It is a true subsidiary to the material and intellectual efforts of its former maternal guardian. Through the course of the years the fine net- work of the Alumni Association has made gen- crous and unselfish financial contributions granting immeasurable assistance to specific campus projects. At present, the undertaking of the construction of a modern campus Library is the ardent desire and dream of this Association. N L iff. -V If. A 'L :nm f- ' WALTEII J. Rozvclci National President .," 'f,'f'-. ':. yr. V3 l ,lg .4-4? W 41 X Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rl. Rev. Msgr. WALLACE Losusmecxl CAs1.M1rr PIEJDA Vice-President Vice-President 3 Rev. Pmsn WAx.1cow1AK Du. EDMUND BARTKOWIAK Vice-President Vice-President PULUNI EMPEH PIIJELI '1 uint' rflh 'X if Q,- -2 ...J Rmv. ANDREW Worm Rlsv. ANTHONY REV. WALTER ZIEMHA STEPHEN P. ZIEMBA SZYMANUWSKI Recording Secretary Executive Secretary Editor of "Alumnus" Treasurer -b l H. - u- : 1 . J it 1 v B A RT. Rav. FRANc:ls RT. Rav. Mscn. RT. Rav. Mscn. ALBERT Rav. LEON BUZA Rav. VALHRIAN Kowfnczvx Nxcmfuou ZADALA pimbufgh, Penn. KARcz l'r1ssair', NJ. f'm'LK0W5K' Detroit, Michigan New Chicago, Ind. Winona, Minn. N gn, VQ. ,QU , IX .gx ., 2 Q D lfnav. .JOHN REV. JOHN NAJA Rav. JOHN RAczYNsKI Rav. LADISLAUS K"-WWWSKI Pottstown, Pa. Detroit, Mich. RADZIK W I Havent, Wisr. Gardner, Mass. 1 ' Q' . l' w . V ' . 1 .,. + I , .1 1 .g . .V 1,0 w ' J ,N - V ,f 'www ,neg , FRN l A Y xl rl i J J V Rrzv. LEON Rvowmsxr Rav. JOSRPH Rrzv. JOHN T1-:REPKA Rav. JOHN TURRL Lorain, Ohio STANKIHWICZ Radom, Ill. Steubenville, Ohio Russell, Pa. 'U ' N as: . J 1 1' -f' , ' i 'I HA! X X---".'v' ' . V is i-QL, A AQ " Rlav. llO1.1-:Num Rlcv. STANISLAUS MR. FRANCIS HON. FRANCIS MR. JEROME ZIELINSKI Wlmnzlxowsxu Wmcnecuowsxr PADZIESKI SCHEMANSKH Denon Mich. Hollnrul, N.Y. Toledo, Ohio Dearborn, Mich. Detroit, Mich. l I I P D I H T U 35 -1 vu.- 1 4l.i' THE A F . 'gi " V!.,.X -- Q Na Rt. Rev. Msgr. F. Kasprowicz Pres., Trenton Chapter l. 1 ', PW' . 5'-:W Rev, Boleslaus Wendzikowski Pres., Buffalo Chapter UMN SSUEI Tlll ev i ' . C 5 . 3- , 59 ' Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Rev. Andrew Bocianski Francis Kowalczyk Andrew Lekarczyk Pres., Scranton Chapter Pres., Newark Chapter Pres., New England Chapter 11... ""'ff Rev. John Felczak Rev. Stanislaus Cospodarck Rev. Joseph Kasperowicz Pres., New York Chapter Pres., Schenectady Chapter Pres., Wisconsin Chapter Rev. Leon lluza Pres., Pittslnlrgll Chapter Rel: Peter Koh-czek Prex., Syracuse Chapl:-r Rev. :loseph .Macek Rev- .loeeph Zobel Mr. Sigmund Stefanowicz Rev. Leon Rygwalski Nlr. Frank Padzieski Pres., Philadelphla Chapter Pres., Indiana Chapter Pres., Chicago Chapter Pres., Cleveland Chapter l'res., Detroit Charm-r 'TF1i1'fif. P S S . ' lif e H fitj, -ai fl-P .pl , , 1,211 'e' .1"f-.-. 1 1 . ,flyif -' .Y . '1Li:i"Q'5f'.,i ff A .QlI.fffff'., .5 ' ,., .Q '19 -, ' '.'ifiif 2 4, ff . , eflih. , ' ' - ,-f " iutfvit'L.' 1 - P I .3 . i 1, li, "QcQ.'..i, . - ' - :wr '- zfali hfi 'X ' 1 JW: .. s.,-,-3 :m ii' ' 1 - met' U ' f ,ll 4. J i ' all f ..- i x. .V Xe, Long-cherished dreams of an Alumni Memorial Library Building will soon be realized. li l l Q-U ,,, 'iw ublli ,- ":' V ,Sl -1 ,Qfe ' 5 f' R, ,Q ,f ' '," -.,,.f 2 S 1 A S-1 . ,Rh -N--x7..jq jx f fhrrvf' - . fhpf ' f' , ' .QR .f ,Y 2' ff if,.l.'l"l -'S--Q - -1 'W'l!Q. An eighteen course "Polish Feast" was served to the guests of the 1955 "I"ouu4ler's Dinner." - -t. , , V -.7 '3 'ff if 'xt Stan Wisuiac'h's TV polka oroln-stra vn- terluincil tlu- 350 guests at Orchard Lake lust August. It took a committee of 36 to effect the unparalleled sucq cess of the 1955 "Founder's Dinner." Msgrs. Joseph Glapinski and Peter Adamski, and Mr. John Aszkler were the new Honorary Alumni of the Buffalo Chapter feled at a special banquet last year. i , . i., ICA,-N At the afternoon buffet chefs from the Birmingham Country , A Club catered to the Friends of : QI5. the Seminary who attended the ' rl "Founder's Dinner." E J . J V A ,V . FIU'--"" - . 5 .- I Y -. . . 3 5 ,ic-it ,h if . - J. J- 25 5112 . ying ZQEKQ , ,l,.' .mai Wi? I ' ji il' i Lili! :I b,'.:'!I , . -' I: j E lil e - 15 1 glue' v - 7.1 ., ' z 'I13-1 I 5521-.E , ,Uhr J .:' TE' '-fr: L 1 . . K - ' il., 9.5 Y --4. J. ,'v"r'i 1- 1 .- , ., , 1'-iwifl 655' . i Mu 'iq -ug ,r .:, .f ,L 'Jr -I, -e -v ,. ,M 'L , i 'I . li -'a ,ll i 1 .--.J T. 1. .-,'- ij iv. . 4 ini' 34 '4 -4 I , 'i .wa .i . 1 ' 2 l ii , -. If fi galil. ,hw JB' V, THE LADIES A XILI!-XHY Conscientious devotion and self-sacrifice characterize the American women of Polish descent. From the abun- dance of their hearts have come many complimentary man- ifestations of their outstanding Christian Charity to the students of St. Mary's. Calling upon their natural tender- ness and understanding, these valiant self-sacrificing wom- en are able to perceive many of the specific needs of the students. Acting upon their maternal intuition they have endeavoured to improve those innumerable particulars in the students' environment which play a very significant role in the students' lives. Mrs. Sophia Stryjak National President Mrs. Mary Pietron Mrs. Adela Cieslak President of Chapter I President of Chapter II X Mrs. Catherine Jagoclzmska President of Chapter Ill is - Qs Mrs. Anna Niemiec Mrs. Frances Ogniewska Slellfl Nowak President of Chapter IV President of Chapter V Pfmflenf of Chapter VH Q? f ... i,.4'!. f Y 'Sl' ,-..f 1' , liz,-l' 1 . ' 1- l gl 7. If ,L 5 x , , Mrs. Eleanore Hajewska President of Chapter VIII Mrs. Anna. Macko President of Chapter IX R Officers of the Syracuse Chapter: Mrs. .l. Macko, Presidentg Msgr. C. S. Piejda, Moderatorg Mrs. W. Hliwa, Vice-Presi- rlcntg Mrs. F. Walczyk, Corresponding Secrelaryg Miss Mar- garet Szczepankiewicz, Financial Secretaryg Mrs. C. Kowalska, Dice-Presidentg Mrs. S. Pobutkiewicz, Treasurer. . .. , , , , -r 1 -- . f- I... , rrr- 1 T1 .KN 'P ., 5' Xt 1 f fn 'H X-,L v CWM H 1 K lm,- ' 1 - . 'J - v .. L. .a 'N - ..a. -. ' f S-1, X . rf V! -. The Annual Pilgrimage of the Auxiliary at tracts several thousand visitors to the O.L campus. Y-nz The Buffalo Chapter, one of the most active doesn't let a year pass without visiting the 0 L Seminary. St. Francis Church. where Fr. M. Gannas is pastor, was the site of the solemn opening of the last Aux- iliary Convention. f X Rav. JOSEPH Dmmowsxi Founder of the Seminary IIABHUWSHI FIJUNIJI-lTIlIi Assistance- the keynote constantly ringing on the scale of charity and self-sacrifice-this was the aim in establishing the Dabrowski Foundation. This assistance is directed to the support of the Orchard Lake Schools which today are proud to admit of their present stability as greatly due to those loyal efforts of the members of the Dabrowski Foundation. Many improvements effected in the Seminary, College and High School departments on the campus were directly made pos- sible by the organizationis financial contributions which have already cxceeded the sum total of one-hundred thousand dollars. The Dabrow- ski Foundation is a true assurance that the fondest dreams of its illustrious namesake will enjoy a most lasting realization. Rf-v. Francis Orlik, Executive Secrelary and Rt. Rev. Adalbert Zadala, President. "x - OFFICERS OF Tl-IE FOUNDATION: Rev. B. Milinkicwicz, Dircctorg Rt. Rev. E. Szumal Director: Rev. E. Szfzygiel, Trrfasurerg Rev. F. Orlik, Executive Scrretaryg Rev. L. Krych. Vice-Presidentg Rev. F. Lukasiewicz, Directorg Rt. Rev. Msgr. Adalbert Zadala, President. THE EHIE H5 UE Rev. W. Ziembn, Secretary and Rev. E. Szczygiel, Treas' urer. As a magnifying glass concentrates the rays of the sun into burning energy that can set ablaze a dry leaf or a piece of paper, so too can a con- centration of energy, human energy, set light and fire to the spirit of man. "The Friends of the Orchard Lake Seminary," founded and developed through the burning energy of a handful of fore- sighted men, concentrates the rays of the love of thousands, love for the furthering of vocations, love for Our Lady of Czestochowa and love for the lnstitution which promotes both, into a burning iridescent flame of aid, whether spiritual or tempo- ral. Already the flames have spread far and wide and have cmbraced tens of thousands of Catholics in forty-two states. H2 rd, THE SEMI AHY ,gg I' fr lx f" 1 W, Rr. Rav. Mscn. E. SZUMAL President Ts...- Rsv. E. Porismnz National Director . - , A I 5 x STUDENT OFFICE PERSONNEL: W. Zebrowskig W. Wawrowg G. Covlickg R. Bartnikowskig T. Rutkowskig R. Januszkag F. 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FRANCIS BAHDEL, M.A. Promotional Activities ,Ingiellonian Univ. V J 4 l 1 i Rav. CONSTANTINE CYRAN, S.T.D., Ph.D. Philosophy, Moral Theology, Pastoral Theology, Canon Law, Spiritual Guidance Gregorian University Dn. EDWIN Donslu, M.D. Attending Physician Notre Dame Univ., Georgetown Univ. Rav. JOHN Boszmc, M.A. Physics, Mathematics, Education Notre Dame Univ., Catholic Univ Rav. S1'AN1sLAUs Czow, M.T. Polish University of Lwow x"i"' .g N V .iw " ., ' Y VN ,jc-I ' fo, .. f i- - 't .-1 . if I4 1 j 'I " ' W Y' REV. WALLACE F Iupowlcz, M.A. Polish History Columbia University 1 1 AEULTY BEHS ..z igtg. Rav. Joi-IN GABALSKI, A.B. Rizv. Joslarn JANIGA, M.S. Polish, Religion, History Chemistry, Matlzenzatics, Sociology DePaul Univ., Canisius Catholic Univ., Univ. of Detroit Pius X School of Liturgical Music mflj Risv. LADISLAUS JANICA, M.T. Rav. VALlaluAN JASINSKI, S.T.D. Polish. Dogmatic Tl1eol0gy, Catechetins, Marquette Univ., Jagic-llonian Univ. Ethics, Catholic Action .Iagic-llonian Univ., Gregorian Univ. .iles-,, K ' Rav. MICHAEL. Ko1.'ruNmc, M.A. Rav. Josnm KUBIK, M-A-, SQTJ3- Classics Latin, Economics, Biology, History Catholic Univ., Univ. of Michigan Univ. of Louvain, Univ. of Detroit Rizv. ANTHONY MAKSIMIK, Ph.B. Rav. FRANCIS ORLIK1 A-3- Philosophy English Appolinarius University University of Michigan - I U Rl-rv. Znzismus PEszK0wsKI, A.B. Pnor-'. ANDREW PIWOWARSKI, M.A. Polish Professor Emeritus Sanuk College, Oxford Univ. .lagiellonian Univ., Lublin Univ. P sr P I Rav. Enwmn POPIELAHZ, Ph.B. Rav. Jorm Rrucoczv, A.B. Religion, Public Relations Physical Education, Coaching, Athletic Director Catholic Univ., Univ. of Ottawa Michigan State Normal College AEULTY ME BEH5 REV. JOHN RozAK, S.T.L., M.A. REV. JOSEPH Rvnmsxl, S.'I'.D. Latin, Homiletics, Speech Sacred Scripture, Liturgy Catholic Univ., Univ. of Michigan Fribourg University -'ll' A Rav. Enwfmn SKROCKI, M.A. Rav. ,IOSliI'lI Swnswi-xx, M.A. English, French History. Civics Univ. of Detroit, Univ. of Louvain Univ- Of Notre Dame, Catholic Univ. l Rav. Enwm Szczycim., A.B. Procurator St. Mary's College Univ. of Ottawa J?" 511 5 . s . mv -3 REV. ANTHONY Sznvumowsxx, M.A Faculty Publications, Homiletics Catholic Institute of Paris Rav. HENRY WARAKSA, B.Mus. Gregorian Chant, Vocal and Instrumental Music Pius X School of Liturgical Music, Univ. of Detroit, Institute of Musical Arts, Wayne Univ. lllcv. IIHNIIY 'l'unz.u.A. PILL. pllil0S0lIlI'Y. Ifllllfllll-llll, Latin Catholic Univ.. Angvlican Univ. F M ,I r .ws in 'f - . v' Q 4 1 W1 r-"4 REV. FRANCIS ZDRODOWSKI, M.A., M.Ed., S.T.D. Classics Univ. of Detroit, Catholic Univ., Wayne Univ. Rm. Awlmrzvs' Wn'r'rA, 13.5. li1IIfll!'lIl!Illl'.Y Univ. of lwll'lllg11lIl. Univ. of Detroit 'Q . 1, . HH. ' 1.9. T ' ' , it, 1+ W it 1. ff , . N41 x ' . -,!4"', - l 5. V i L X IQ 4 Z' if Rav. Wunsn -iZll'2MBA, M.A., A.M.L.S. , y I 4 English, Religion, Librarian ' , ' ' A 16 l ' , 'v.. U iv. fs M' hi , 'W 7 Latliollflhijviiiiof Nrcitre :Jamie gan Q ' 1 ' . .lf-.4 . . . W . , X. ' ,. - .I 'I ,-. ac, W D. , - . s 1 is -1539, gxgg Association of the Sons of Poland - Jersey City S fm . foo' T-M. - ' .-. w yia mfligalm Q 0 GX G + + , 4.- 5 35 Q. Q W.,-sigsimf 'vw Lv faq- Q... Wgii'iiE5f0' w A Q 2 W , oooo ,....... 5 Q, M'f5'r - 'J XS "' ' H' Q' " 1 six -- ry Q 1-Nff 'X-f, A , .... 2 1, 5 X' A f v :z . ?, - -- f K A 3 31 '-if gf 3 - . . if :'gT"W."I 'L z j mv 1 : ' MW' x I 1 N. 'Ng-at N S1 X as o I is ' , ml, ng idk Jn xbgg B, -+ Pj, X X' 9 S , A i l'. " '. ,fi ' ri" ' , '-'fig-v f. I Y .ae -. - t .nw ' 'aw Af . wfi-fmf --rr. Hffvx f " . . 21 ' . 5454- 4 .5 33.7 , fj..,tuf',- ,- 1 1 ' 1' '- Q.-qw' V . JJ", - tug' '. If .. ,I ,viflfg -' ,- .J-7. 1 .. . ' gr, 1 , ' ' tv- ' Hui . . :Ai 1 75 .V -- Zi-If . 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Rybinski, Dean of the Seminary, Rev. Mr. E. Bloch, Rev. Mr. E. Pilat, and Rev. Mr. C. Skowronski. The activity of the Catholic Church is governed by her purpose of existence. In conformity with her main purpose, the Church directs her interests toward the sanctification of men in this world as a preparation for eternal happiness in the next. It is here in the care and guidance of the interests of the Church that the Catholic priesthood plays a very important role. Only after long years of diligent application does the young man aspiring to the priesthood enter upon the study of Theology. 5 I i .4 - "Z 15,52 .o. 5 gs.,-ffm s U. L. 45 1 Rl-Ivmxrzwn EMIL Bwcn REVEREND WALTER BRATUS Diocese of Fort Wayne Diocese of Greensburg Ravi-:nsNn EwARu FUNDALEWICZ Diocese of Scranton .x-my fi 41 ' 64 4 L F 1 5 REVliIU:1NlJ PETER HAMERNIK REVEREND ARTHUR HAPANOWICZ Diocesan: of Diocese of Syracu Se . . ordlnandl Ruvrzmmn BRONISLAUS KACZMARCZYK Rrjvijmmn Au-RED KRUK Diocese of Saginaw Diocese of Rockford Rizviznmo LEONARD Nowuc Diocese of Scranton Rizvmmwu Timnozus Ozoc Ravi-:lu-:Nn Enmuwn FILM Diocese of Detroit Dioccsc of Syracuse RI'lVliIII'IND WAl.TPIll Sxnm REVEREND CASIMIR Sxowfzowsxz Diocc-sc of Scranton Diocese of Lomza 'D r Rrzwzm-:ND Enwimn WISNIEWSKI Diocese of Wilmington Rnvlsmzivn Enwlmo ZALEWSKI THE SEMINARY Diocese of Manchester Residence Building S or-dinandi l -l1'I'HEllI.llliIfl S V. fi ' df' ff 'x 1.1 4 ,1- l,,. .,,-- ,,, Leo Miller, Thomas Gola, Thad- deus Rataj, Bede Slominski Stanley Dominik, Matthew Wiecz- orek, Victor Stachowiak, William Gleba Prefect Leonard Novak, Rvv. Joseph Rybinski, Prefect Casimir Skowronski Casimir Kutiuk, Joseph lloranzy, Richard Sliwak, Eu- gene Smykowski, Andrew Marcinko Waller Zelvrnwski, Stanley Redmerski, Stan- ley Wisniewski, Stanley Kloskowski Casimir Kurzawski, Bernard Przybocki, .lolln Murzyn, Edward Krason r 7 1 f Polish Alma Mater of America Chicago Bernard Orszewski, Meceslaus Kaminski, Edward Masakowski, Aloysius Kislulc, Richard Zavacki Anthony Wozniak, Joseph Kosiha, Matthew Sienkiewicz, Bernard Toloczko V' ' ' ' 'T""' '- l - it' -xv ,fivfv.ZX, r N1 1"'l1 l ix M, X ,J '1 l 4 , 1 , t ,mlffrfi 'w '-:5,4A:X X XX :af XX WSU' , ,gg ,,.X.,X,prX, up XXJ55, ggtfa LRMT' "W XX , IQ it iff "dill I' 11 :If ' Xfrfj. , wi V x' . 1 ,QQ-1' ff ,l -1 fl ,riff ' if tl ,Zh-' if t , t,.X,,xy' 1, if " , X tl fl. 1 ,N it " H 'll-lx' lv' lt' lXi 'if' Q' ll fr lg' IX' tt I' l. A J' ,Xl XM .Hp , 'XX lv f ,il Ji , ' if Q X, fc A L fx- ,. 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Edward Popielarz, Lawrence Hoppe, Edward Olszewski Catholic Education trains the young man according to his true nature and for his final end. This nature comprises the development of the whole man: his physical, intellectual, and moral aspects. It is precisely with this view in mind that Saint Maryls proceeds in the education of the whole man. Her students, after the completion of their college educa- tion, are prepared to go forth into the world with minds intellectually sound and with hearts filled with the Catholic ideals of love of Cod and neighbor. ll Vi! il f i. 1 5 v 1 v-A A ,,...- 5 i , I ' r VINCENT M. Bllam-zczxl L1 LAWRENCE L. H01-PE Presiflenl Posen, Michigan i I N l I I STANLEY J. GERLOCK Vice-PI'lfSfrflfllI Secretary DI?Hl'bUl'll, Nlivhigllll Binghanjlgns New Ygrk fo I' ' I NORMAN L. ZIELINSKI ILRVIN W. BARANEK Treasurer Crivitz, Wisconsin Rogers City, Michigan 1 i DANIEL J. Cl-ILEBOWY Buffalo, New York Louis M. DYTKowsK1 Bridgeport, Connecticut HENRY J. FICURA RAYMOND T. GRONTKOWSKI Buffalo, New York West Hazleton, Pennsylvania for RONALD E. MACK Dearborn, Michigan EDWARD T. OLSZEWSKI Detroit, Michigan Johari: A. MATTERN Menasha, Wisconsin 9' A 'li' . THADDEUS F. OLSZEWSKI East Plymouth, Pennsylvania w 4 s I I 1 I 1 Q GEORGE F. RAJEWSKI GEORGE A. RUTKOWSKI Detroit, Michigan Hamtramck, Michigan candidates for UPF THE HEIIUHIJ .,',. F it all X "iff 51"- "Env', -A the little dynamo from Crivitz-beams the true Wisconsin blush - expert in agronomy - member of the "Polish Under- groundv - conversationalist plus - assistant artist of the yearbook - perennial Sgt.-at-arms - Fr. Mak- simik's aide-de-camp - friendly - courteous. HVICM - subtle wit breaks through his solemn features - "What is this?" - vice-prexy - capable bus- chauffeur - Gutenberg of the Sem- inary -- strong constitution against acquiring the habit of smoking - enjoys tennis - faithful in the li- brary stacks - helpful - pleasant. 1. After-dinner recreation periods inject that ever-so-nec- essary bit of respite from "cracking" the books. 2. "Peanuts, popcorn, chewing gum!" Anybody with a sweet tooth? "DAN" - most traveled senior - regularly commutes to Pontiac in "Pontiac" - the Music Department - appreciative of an undisturbed class period - supporter of Liggett and Myers - voracious novel read- er - prefers a pool table to a bed, yet - extemporaneous on History of Phil - night transom operator - industrious - pleasing. d 7 W9 'Fw M 'STI ' - F-T "DY'rK0" - pride of the first-tenors in the Schola -H accomplished hoop- stcr -- frequent quip: "What a guy!" - placed McAdoo on the map - strong aversion to the fly- ing pigskin -- sincere attempt at aulhorilativencss in scholastic phil- osophy - cooperative - cheerful smile. ifilrff' i "1-IANKM - staunch defender of hu- man rights - has the gift of never leaving a statement unquestioned -- conscripted into the "Polish Un- derground" - pool shark E scru- pulously loyal to the Dziennik Pol- ski - practitioner of Sherlock- Holmery - likes the subtle distinc- tions of philosophy - unique pro- nunciation of Polish hard sounds - candid - aggressive. "STAN" - a ruler in Noah's Ark without a coat of mail, but with a ferruginous thunder and arm - "Hey, Whatls goin' on here?" - idolizer of the Dodgers - adaman- tine aversion to hand-grenades - first love: Westerns - cosmopoli- tan sport fan - frequently coordin- ates his study of Polish and Ethics - posthumous competitor to Shakes- peare in the "Little Theatre" - a friend indeed. 1. E. Olszewski, G. Rajewski, G. Rutkowski, L. Hoppe, and R. Grontkowski 0 7" ask Fr. J. Buszek: "Really, what is Educa.ion. 2. Graduation morning begins with the Baccalaureate Mass and Sermon. as 3. N. Zielinski, L. Hoppe, V. Bielecki, and S. Gerlock "go to it on Philosophy thesis in preparation for Comprehensives. , 2- i' 1. ' s, , . l tl l ' Nl tl mal "if l W X V. 'W ., , , , ' A i, 'J QW , , ,i , , , f- Y ." ,V K t'.,'I," ,A- r 5 Vw Y l " Y f I' ff ,: . i ' f ., 'F 1 'f-- Ttrfv,-Xi 'i ,I V A T! W ' . l , X qty A . ' '15 ff 1 A y., . . .Y W . A AY 1 .fr W4 If -Ai - I ,figt uit if -ga t t, 'nn L UFF THE HEEUHD "HOPS" - Sentry of the Regis- trar's Office - silent man in every argument - desires to extend the day at least five hours - ends every sentence to his roommate with "dzicc- ko kochane" - loves to hand out assignments saying "make time" - conscientious - keen, intellectual. "RAY" - vivid personality - cele- brated for his spontaneous philo- sophy quotes - coveted goal: mas- tery of Polish - a real asset to the library staff - has a wrathful aver- sion for philosophical garrulity - devoted scholar - conscientious - inestimable colleague. Grads Figura, Gerlock, Dytkowski, T. Olszewski, Zielinski and Rajewski chat leisurely before the statue of Our Lady. I l F "RON" - jovial personality -- strong supporter of dairy products - one-time All-American mail boy - shareholder in the Pall Mall cor- poration - enjoys football in the snow - wistful of the world to slow down to permit proper respira- tion in all of his 225 lbs. - indus- trious business manager of the Engle - sincere and congenial. t , K .1.--5'4" 64 5 - ftrfifsiftv' u ll V I "N "Jon BENOTZN - editor of this chef d'ocuvrc - relishes a dialectical discussion - a master with the flutc - champions better jazz - has an untapped sense of humor - all- round athlete - cooperative - humble -- inspiring example. X I J i I 1 "Bic En" - blessed with a million- dollar heart - an honorary citizen of Oberammergau - punctual man- ager of the canteen - rumor has it, he's an accomplished teacher of archery - devotee of fine art and classical music - has a secret de- sire to major in Polish literature - a poet at heart - sincere - devout. HTADEKH - also known as the "bishop" - avid weakness for pur- chasing books - classical com- poser of sermons and blessings for oncoming vacations - has an in- describable susceptibility to inertia and somnolence - most solemn when the occasion requires it - connoisseur of fine pipe-tobaccos. A group of the College Class of 1956 assemble informally in front of the statue of St. Cyril. 3 ' i4 or x it ' 'Q-L ' 'l iTT"'7 ' Eel --' lb-li re -ns-1 UPF THE HEEUHD 'll I 4 'EZALEH - all-American sportsman - football is his favorite - has artistic appreciation for the art of dozing - a realist in Literature - indulges in philosophical reverie - an accomplished commercial painter in the off-season - admirer of telc- vision and novels - tactful - gen- erous. "GEORGE,, - the proverbial gen- "GEORGE" -- cheerful and sunny tleman and scholar - wields a wick- disposition - interested in Mario- ed tuba - a master of the organ - logy - "Hi-fi" and tall people are the "sine-qua-non" ofthe baritones close to his heart - last three - assistant printer - well versed words of every sentence: "for the in classical music which is dearest Missions" - occult ambition: to to his heart - enjoys any evolu- become a disc jockey - sincerity tionary controversy - cordial - ef- harmonized with wit. ficient - dependable. ' ' .oi , ., 3 4 Q J - 1 3 if i- 14 'J'-if ',' .t '3 1 . -'Yay u . . ' I if,-,fum-.r'l In - . ",f ., 'V 3','-4.2k,f'!,55t-5' gi x.4f-i,ivQ5,t51,'- , ' A' Q5 gf'-f'Pi:"fQ?-f fi xi gi -"ifg,,'.' -A ' 'Q 4344 "5if4r":'ffi5'7il92f1i:Q'f?5si"5f'b1l t - 'GW 'I :J-. -s., , - '- ,V f -' QQ. v.-yy few 2 rms, f "z'tv14- ' 5 . - '- 1 1 '- ',"'r-fu:-. . , 5-7?-wrrfii.,-f'Hm - -T' 1, .lf!l'5.-w -11.,:,',.fi: J.-.. 3',l-xik -41, wi 4 .13'i'-'i1i'3:,-' ,lf R' -,y,'1J.' few., 5,-,-'Az M, .,,dt1,,vafff.-,, Ernie' ,1fa2f,-n.-3151,-Q, 'e,- . f wr- gun ' 'I vu. . e ,, 4 ,. X, , 1 ' p:?I f:v2.1:t-'tw ,fi-,foft,1' ul. . . ,,.f,'s.v, s Well the poet may ask: "And what is so rare as a day in June?" livery Graduate must laid farewell to Mary at her Shrine lwforc leaving the Campus on Graduation Day. UAKE e o I gg Mk QE 'll 1 .xs . rv 'P Q 3 P O wa s 2 'fl G' 6 'D. 185 1956 F I 6. Business Manager of the Eagle, R. - ' , -' v. ' f ' ' Mack, talks things over with thc Frmu the expressions on their faces the pho- Editor' J' Manem' f0fll'ZlIlllI'I' knew this wasn't an exam clay. l There's no speed limit for hikers on the trails around Orchard Lake. I EIJLLEHE .IUNIIIHS ,pi ww f r. is Rev Joseph Rybmskl and Prefecl Matthew Wleczorek Wllham Wawrow, Richard Kondzlolka Anlhon Kowalski Cl. Francis Walczyk, Daniel Pis- arowski I ,. ' t ' if' I':'2 33.9 J Francis We-iss, Cvrald Szymanski, John Adamitis Norbert Cybulski Robert Wil- kowskx, Ronald Scxera 3 1- qzy Edmund Wojcinski, John Maxs wer-n John Myszak Anthony Saklacnynskl Robert Weren- EIJLLEBE SUPHIQIMUHES W 5 V v .-...4., N n-in-,,,,,.. ,i...1--- .1----1 -,.....---- 1..1l-- ,1,,L.--- .,.......-- 41 ,o ,qu ff L l Gerald Miller, Ferdinand Kucllinski, Clifford Ruszkowski, Francis Zielinslci Edwin Balazy, Joseph Kolasny, Leonard Figas, Jolm Lomnicki, James Smar I' -. , iiii . ' A M - 11 . ll P 'E J . ,--. , f l 4, , 12- X. 1 . 1 , , , , J . : f ,A "' 'z:,. - '14, LQ , 1 ' ll ' ,xi - is x .ETMW is .gf 1 l l David Gryka, Valentine Kurmaniak, John Sissick Thomas Bodalski '11,- I- 1 r is 4 ' ' pi V J EULLEBE FHESHME Fr. Michael Koltuniak, Dean of Discipline, and Prefect Edward Krason xx gs-- Edward Guzofsky, Joseph Niezgoda, Ber- nard Crochowski, Edmund Warych -11,--. . .Aff . md' , ff' 1.117 ,.,.-pg Szopa. Casimir Hejka , 1 Q- " 'j 2 i Q V' r - X Wy Y .:'- :E .lc-rome Swierzb, Donald Brud- zinski, Ronald Januszka. David P-"f f :EN --5' .V-,iv L r-,fi 1 gm fi if Jerome: Nowakowski, 'Theodore Rutkow- ski, John Okuniewicz, Thomas Sl-zotek. Thomas Semelkosky l I X Z I ffgf John Curzynski gi ,,.jn.i.I' QM -wx Nur. I , , "9 ' F34 ul? 1 W Nw gr ,- ,, rw, "ff h '-'-- .xe- I , J I Joseph Nita, James .Iarzembowski James Suchocki, Ronald Modras KY , l if-L-fn," af ' 5' QAZIN SCMOLQMA l I f. "---.g.. ,-"' , ,- 1 X Q' W -,f H.. ,-. 'Y . f , , ' 'fl vw, 4 ff x ' ' ' -r vf, A FS. '955-5G NE- ! 1 Qi Q., Leonard Mallat, Leonard Chrobot, Bernard Masztakow- ski, Arnold Pawlowski, Rev. Francis Zdrodowski, Samuel Piaseczny, Clement Otolski Graduates of the Preparatory School Arnold Pawlowski, Rev. Jo- seph Kubik, Robert Wojcie- chowski, Norbert Coles Loyalty to Cod is the first aim of the Orchard Lake Schools. ln view of this lofty aim the students of St. Mary's become naturally imbued with a heroic sense of loyalty to their own country and to their Polish ances- try. The goal of St. Mary's Preparatory is to stabilize young men in their physical, intellectual and moral pur- suits hy manifesting to them the profound significance of a true and well-founded Christian character. Added to this are the constant efforts of the Faculty Members throughout the four years of the student's life to effect in each student the practical realization of high Chris- tian ideals. aqmxixfstt.. I- f W V. '59 Ffwmzn J OHN RAK oczy Class Master ---fr-"W 1 l A t 4 tg v L A 1 I LEONARD Cunosor Vice-President South Bend, Indiana A gc-nm-rously unselfish nature was Len's main attribute. 'l'alx-nu-d and active. he gave of his abilities to school and class projects unstintingly. As an officer of the Class, as editor of the "Comet" and "Ark Log," as a Library Staff member, and in many other positions, he wrote for himself u brilliant record of achievement. ,Q X 1 5 'LN Ya 'cf s if CLEMENT OTOLSKI President South Bend, Indiana A four year term as president attests to the "Rod's" love for the class. ln addition, he won numerous letters in Football and Track. He was earnest, studious, fun-loving and leisurely, and one of the top men of the Class scholas- tically. ' Q' , i i SAMUEL PIASECZNY Secretary Detroit, Michigan The bearded savant of the Class, Sam stood out among his classmates for his unique ability of combining a per- sonality, a physique and a love of sports. Secretary of the Class for four years, he served in this position most faithfully. Quiet, meditative, poetry-loving - this was Sam. high school x 2 . 'w v ijt.: . Q J A' , ' hip- if 525' -2 e I 4,,,. .-1 E.-jj,-4' i ifiiiiiriv rf ' 1 i BERNARD MASZTAKOWSKI Treasurer Detroit, Michigan An active participation in all sports combined with an exuberant personality distinguished Bennie from his class- mates. Whenever anything was undertaken for the class, he could be depended on for full support. Cenerosity, savoir-faire, amity - for these we shall long remember him. - I . i . I Q 1 Y. , I l 1 5 Q JAMES CERA Milwaukee, Wisconsin "Big Jim" was Milwaukee's proud contribution to the Class of '56. His genuine geniality and cheerful smile brightened up many a dull moment. Always above aver- age in studies, always willing to help, always interesting to talk to, always hungry - that was "Big Jim." ' nt i ,.... i?tE 1 CHARLES BOHLINGER West Branch, Michigan "Skip" was a cheery sort of fellow who joined the class in the Sophomore year. His most distinguishing trait was his ability to make and keep friends. Though not a member of any of the varsity athletic teams, his enthusiasm for intramural sports activities was ever unbounded. NORBERT COLES Detroit, Michigan We can best lescribe Norb as a soft-spoken student, ever deliberate and persistent in his efforts. Never refusing anyone a favor, overcoming his troubles with a smile and helping others to do likewise - these were among many of Norlfs characteristics. 'bv' Li Faaucts Dum Syracuse, New York Frank joined the class in his Junior year. Though rather quiet and retiring in his manner. he added a spirit of joviality to the class that was most infectious. I-le was a member of the second tenor section of the Glee Club and was instrumental in the organization of the "S 8: J Comet." ...-.......1.....-- - A -,,,ss, : ' , ,J-5 j ' ' ' f 'ii up 1"-, pi-ir' ,,. ' ' . -, ' , hiv - , , if fl ,t N5 V ' NNI i . V. ll. l! , fi-Q WALTER Gitziamk Hammond, Indiana Hammond must be quite a city if it has any of the nature of its gift to the Class of '56, Vigorous, humorous, active - are but a few of the adjectives which can he used to describe Wally. Whether as a mvmher of the track team, or assisting the coach as manager for other sports, little of his time was idled away. -eff- - - - - 1- .V-. la-13-a+, ,Ay I ,-.hit V. - . f -f -V: -. A. :, lj-'gy' ' " 1 ., ' , ,Y A . ' i E ., 'Qr1Q,',:N,5'r". t f ,- : , , ' . , -- 'ri ., ,11,,tu5 ,..,i ed... -. 'NU'-.' ROBERT GOCLOWSKI Hamtramck, Michigan Popularity has always characterized "Cuts" Small in stature, but large in his number of friends, active par- ticipation in numerous campus activities, especially in the field of Music, made him a friend of everyone. One of the top men scholastically, he never let his accomplishments interfere with his geuiality. i v I I l i i k 'Ds A s.. , l i t THADDEUS KOPACKI Detroit, Michigan Ted's many outstanding accomplishments in the field of sports, as well as scholastics. will never be forgotten. His simple straightforwardness, his cool confidence, and his habit of obtaining perfection in anything and every- thing he undertook, won him much deserved praise. 1 V lr TR? . 'R l i 1 f JOHN KUKULSKI Hamtramck, Michigan .lohn's popularity grew with each new cognomen he ac- quired. He was famous for his nonchalant manner and his familiar habit of shrugging off worries. Not especially proficient in the field of sports, he expended his energy in the organization and direction of the intramural leagues. 1 1 farce' - lu? as 1 t 1 N' N 1 5 I i 5131 1 i'e- i C, -:.. fn tt -,?lf:J'l1- -L '11 ' -. pfp. ,- I' t 5 VICTOR LISEK South Bend, Indiana A music-loving Hoosier, Vic became a member of the Class of '56 when he transferred in time to catch the class in its sophomore year. A Hi-Fi enthusiast, with houy- ance packed into every inch of his six foot-two inch frame. he always proved himself to be the life of any party. 1 ' I i 1 1 1 1 I l 1 5? 1 Q'L'3'r- GERALD Laszczvusxl Wyandotte, Michigan Alert, genial, athletic, keen-witted, ambitious - no super- fluitv of adjectives can be used in describing "Lesh." His excellent work while a captain of two varsity teams is a definite example of the unique ability of leadership for which he is respected. Wi f' I.-4 1 I THADDEUS MACKIEWICZ Detroit, Michigan "lVlotts," the orthocpist, as he was once referred to. can best be described as considerate and understanding. thanks to a compani0nab'e nature, the word "enemy" was not in his vocabulary. His "never-say-die" spirit came to the fore while he performed brilliantly on the champion- ship foothall team. inet-n 4 ' 1 l ,xt- 'ln lp l E STANISLAUS MAJEWSKI Detroit, Michigan Combine a scholar and a skilled athlete and you have "Stash." His hard work and clean play gained him popu- larity on the gridiron, basketball court and cinder track, as well as classroom. His patience was manifested in his ability to perform hard work with a smile. FRANCIS MITAN Whiting, Indiana Few shall forget the innumerable pseudonyms we devised for our man "Meetz." Quiet, sympathetic and charmingly shy-be seemed to capture the spirit of the class in all his undertakings. LEONARD MALLAT Birmingham, Michigan Though Len was described as the terror of the gridiron, a more loyal friend could hardly be found. His easy- going and sincere nature gained him recognition among his classmates. His long term as Sergeant-of-Arms of the Class exemplifies his popularity among his classmates. JOHN NELSON Port Huron, Michigan Although "Nellie" entered the class as a Sophomore, no one could think of him as a newcomer. Earnest in sports, determined in class, neat in appearance, suave- even without an "S-K-In name, he won the admiration of the class. high school 2 RAYMOND OPIOLA Detroit, Michigan No nickname was quite as popular as that of MOP." Cul- tivating a deep, unseen love for Orchard Lake, he seemed to work into the hearts of everyone with his hippoid laugh and persistent complaint. Yet, when help was needed, one could always find "OP" nearby. GERALD tRoB1NsoN Toledo, Ohio In each class, there is one devoted to his vocation - but the Class of '56 had an exceptionally devoted "Leo." Pious, quiet, seldom seen and seldom heard, he was a constant devotional inspiration to the class. l 2 L- Er' 1 1 l ARNOLD Pztwnowsm Harbor Beach, Michigan Modesty, humility, piety are virtues which all describe our beloved "Pope" As energetic in the field of mission work as some were in sports, he combined his studies with extra-curricular activities in proper proportion. From his gifted pen flowed many articles of information and in- spiration appearing in the student publications. V :f-L-,111 t" ' x 1 . I, "' , l l l f , . - , ,, ,X ,. . . , 1,1 ., . . . . ,. K. ,H . I 1-,-. V' - , t, -,Ju ,.,. - 1 Luz' I CORNELIUS SHAW Detroit, Michigan A person oi many virtues and untold friends was "Connie.' He managed to show his colors through extra curricular activities of a personal nature. Sincere, loyal, jovial and vivacious, he managed to enhance the class with his ever- present sense of humor. if F2 .,.... f STANLEY SMOLINSKIV Hazel Park, Michigan Among the top favorites of the class was "Smokey." A sincere dedication to his ideals brought him to the top through his active participation in varsity football and in- tramural basketball and tennis. Cool-headedness and fair play were his outstanding virtues. El -i -I I XVAYNE ZETTEL West Branch, Michigan Noncllalant "Farmer" was the general object of the love of the whole class. A quiet sense of humor that played such an important part in numerous bull-sessions allowed him to make his way into every heart. Epigrammatic, sparkling, genial, known for sang-froid, this was "Farmer." 1. N, ,.. . T 3 vs n l' ' 1 3.1, ft ROBERT WOJCIECHOWSKI Bay City, Michigan Every class must have the traditional "plugger" and Bob filled that position most admirably. Loved for his tena- city and dedication, he was pleasant to talk to and even more pleasant to he with. Non-participation in varsity sports didn't dim one bit his ebullient enthusiasm for all sports. Y-Y.-ff,.-.f..,7.i,..-'.i.-.-,e:t ,Y - A TM xt- V W i i -N ' i I , , 4 X . W l N K N QP a t I CONRAD ZYCHSKI Mount Pleasant, Michigan Connie was the most recent addition to the class. He was a music lover that never passed up the opportunity to hear a bit of Dixieland. A master of the guitar and tall tales, parties in the Senior year took on new life, thanks to Mount Pleasant's contribution to the Class of '56. MIIME TS TU REMEMBER LASKIPN I am the Clock on the Class Building . . . and I have a story to tell. My tale is one which concerns a group of young lads, men now, a group that has come to be especially dear to my heart. Perhaps my weather-beaten face may give no indication that I have a heart, but I do, and through all the years that I have marked the passage of time from my sentry post never have there been four years that have been more pleasant than those I ticked away through the hours, days, weeks and months for the Class of 1956. These boys caught my interest- and stole my affection. And I was so happy to be able to record for them so many "Moments to Remember." The story begins on September 4-, 1952, when another, ordinary, inexperienced group of young fellows arrived as Freshmen on my campus. They checked into Noah's Ark where Father John Gabalski was disciplinarian. On the next day, as I looked down from my position atop the class building, it seemed to me that this was just another group of "Freshies," or so I thought, as they came to the class building for the first time. That was why I was rather surprised when, by the time of the usual "Get Acquainted Partyf' a week later, they were getting along exceptionally well. But ssKR0vv what really opened my eyes were the many positions which they filled on the football team and the successful season which then followed. Football prevailed, all through those autumnal months, not only on the varsity gridiron, but also on the intramural field. Father Francis Orlik was appointed class master for the Freshmen class. And, as time went on, I came to realize that this class of Freshmen was no ordinary class. These were "my boys!" At the time of the Halloween Party, which turned out a big success, they were all well acquainted with campus life. Hikes around Orchard Lake and the colorful countryside took up many hours during the beautiful autumn months. With the coming of winter, basketball, the king of sports at Orchard Lake, found the Freshmen eager and waiting to do their part. That season saw many successful, well-played games. Not only did "my boys" do well with regard to points, but even more important, they came to know the value of. sportsmanship and fair play. Throughout those win- ter months they took an active part in many different aspects of life at Orchard Lake. Among these were the competitive English Oratorical Con- test and the festive Christmas Mu- sicale. Walks to Apple Island over the crunching snow, brisk skating, and snappy games of hockey on the LLJIMQQ Lake became frequent. Though they were unaware of it, they had come to be imbued with a new and co-operative spirit, one of fellowship and joviality, a spirit that is hard to express . . . I call it the "Spirit of St. Mary's." The coming of spring brought baseball and track, two sports in which the Freshmen were as well repre- sented as they were in the others. The annual Spring Concert, Family Night, and "Open House" gave the Frosh class an opportunity to take part in a large number of exceptionally memorable events. The achievements of members of the Little Theatre and the Craft Club were recognized with the presentation of awards at the Family Night program. After the final exams in June, as I watched them jubilantly leave the class building, I real- ized how anxious they were for the summer vacation and how sorely I would miss them during the summer months. The next September found 'tmy boys" returning as Sophomores and Father Henry Waraksa as their new class master. They were veterans now . . . "old hands at the gamel' who knew what to expect in the months ahead. After several subtractions and additions, the Sophomores num- bered thirty-five students, all "ripp'n and rarin to go.', And go they did . . . the class was again well repre- "Norm" l. - "Duns" sented on the football squad as well as on the Honor Roll. Another Mission Rally, a Halloween Party and the long awaited Student Government Day swiftly came and went, but l dare say will long be remembered by those who took part in them. I would like it to be known that although never leaving my elevated position of responsibility atop the class building, I observed many things about this class . . . few were the experiences and the aspects of the class that escaped my attention. The students had captured, unconsciously perhaps, a spirit of understanding and appreciation for their rich Polish cultural heritage and their priceless Catholic Faith. They lived, at Orchard Lake, a life in which academic en- deavors, opportunities for good companionship, recrea- tional activities and participation in the liturgical life of thc Church were combined and integrated into a har- monious whole. Winter again found basketball the king of sports at St. Mary's and this season his reign was an excep- tionally glorious one. The Reserve Team defeated one opponent after another and came up with the City Cham- pionship, an unprecedented feat in the annals of St. Mary's. During these long winter months, those who were not on the various hardwood teams, kept them- selves occupied with other extracurricular activities in intramurals, the Clee Club, the Band and many profita- ble hours over a good book. Checkers, Chess, Ping-Pong and Pool tournaments always found enthusiastic partici- pants. Talcnt in another field was discovered when the Sophomorcs had a winner in both the English and Polish Oratorical Contests. It was during their Sophomore year that the Class of '56 established the first student publi- cation of their residence building, the Ark Log. F. I I 6,1 ...V w -Ji-5'-l qi 6- LLWALLYH' "Tan" The day of the Ring Ceremony was one of the most memorable during the stay of the High Grads of 1956 at Orchard Lake. 4sGUTsv1 Toward the Spring, studies were necessarily more diff ficult, but it was soon discovered that the more effort one put in something, the more one received in return, The Spring Concert and Family Night were huge sue- cesscs. The track and baseball seasons, having been completed, and final examinations held, the Sophomores left St. Mary's once again to enjoy a well deserved summer vacation. Three months later "my boys" were back at -St. Maryis' again, this time as Juniors with a new class master, Father John Rakoczy. They now took up residence the College building, popularly known as 'iThe Barracks" with Father Joseph Kubik as disciplinariari. Severaf members of the class held 'gkey" positions oriithe Ifootf. ball squad and it was they who were largely lresponsiblei for the profitable season which ensued. St. Miiry's-'took second place in the Suburban Parochial Leagjle. those not engaged on the varsity, there were ititlfiilillgiiillj' 'g football, tennis, swimming and volleyball. H,- -- ' wi.-.-n Nl ix .- , ,,-E44 '- .. , nl-an , . . , i,,. 1 -rv w -n . . .1 i . Mil wr K..- -,..1 ,M l EJ -1 X 1 ,J Proj If , M., . .r e 1 i , mi: - A--I". .ic M1 ,, " .-, 'Lzu .1 ' -' i. ,- - ,,-, 1 rL-f,.il-1, ij w i' 'fu'-f .1 1-fn., - I . .dr lf lu . In cf J. 1- WT Hx' ll , i. .,'r. , lm L, I , 1 -iraq .',, It 'Ili :gym -1-: 1,I -lp . M I ,il tl-al ' 1 i ly . , ,. ,tu 11 I r H " W HT' '-v 'ttyl ,J , ,. I 1 iiKLI7NX,' 1' . ...LIC .N I ,. . .r C. .f. n.. n - l-. l, . . - -'. V , . N I.: Q . . -t ' ' --tif - 1, ' juif if-. - 1, .-.,'E:'11'.- gr-gl, if Ulf Q L gl NL' Fld - flqilf L3 lb , 'gr Mn NTS 'ru BEM BER uLESI'li' l the keyword these days. Day after day, as I watched "my boys"Q walk about the campus, l could see that there was a change coming over them. Because of the efforts of our distinguished faculty members, they were coming to realize more and more the necessity of education and earnest study as a preparation for a bright and success- ful future. They were unaware of my presence, con- tinually looking down upon the campus quadrangle. At Halloween ,and Christmas, the Juniors sponsored parties for their upper-classmen. The festivities of the holiday season went as quickly as they had come and the gym- nasium began to vibrate again with the sound of healthy boys and their beloved sport. Of course, the season was a victorious one. The winter days were filled with work and play, always enjoyed in the companionship of jovial and happy companions. ln March, the long-awaited day of the class ring presentation ceremony came and will long be remembered by members of the class and their families. With the advent of Spring, the baseball and track equipment were brought out of storage. This year, the Juniors began to take the forefront in both sports. That explains, in large measure, the profitable season in track and the Suburban Catholic Championship won in base- ball. The yearly track and field day was eagerly an- "STICK" ticipated by one and all. Then came final examinations, a Caudeamus Party for the Seniors, Commencement Exercises and summer recess once again. The early days of September saw the arrival of the members of the class of '56 for another scholastic year . . . their most important too. Now the Seniors numbered twenty-seven fellows with Father John Rakoczy again serving the class as their moderator. Almost immedi- ately, the student body was plunged into the spirit of the football season. And for a good reason . . . the Eaglets won the Suburban Parochial League Champion- ship in football, something unheard-of in the history of St. Maryis. From my place atop the class building, l looked with pride upon "my hoysf' the class of '56 who were the first ones to lead the Red and White through an undefeated season on the gridiron. The many and varied duties of the Seniors, as soliciting advertisements for the Orchard Lake yearbook, The Eagle, taking class pictures, and selecting invitations occupied much of the time. One of the numerous achievements for which the Class of '56 will always be remembered was its intro- duction, on the gracious suggestion and paternal guid- ance of the Reverend Principal, of the Student Offi- cer's Council and the Student Assembly program. This High School Graduates of 1956 y .It ' x mm NMAQ, 1 . tl, .ri1wiV,,.: U X ,Y-Q: -:gl v Hg,f'B':tl. - . - . fa f qlf'i?'5t 1e?fl'1?5iEf? ,,aEf5Q ailE'gi l 22351 .' -L :lflffllf l-1?'5?f'i5?aZ'?5E -ff-aff f I I ' r a ' is Ella. llila ,U ft? C g u t nl- "l.laNNY" X HBENNYN was just another addition to the numerous accomplish- ments of the Graduating Class of '56, The Senior year for "my boys" was an important one in more than one respect. They were learning, little by little, what was expected of them in the years ahead. They were to be leaders of their people, leaders of the American Polonia. Truly they would be Polish Americans, fully conscious of their priceless cultural heritage and prepared to pass that rich treasure on to future generations . . . they were to he militant Catholics, who, well versed in their Holy Religion, would bring Catholic influences into a secularized world . . . lastly they were to be good Ameri- cans, who, loving their native land and aware of her problems, would ever be ready to serve and to sacrifice for Cod and Country. The basketball season showed forth the true colors of many of the Seniors who now led the Red and White unto victory in their competition with other schools. In the spring, the class trip, a five day affair, was spent in Washington and New York . . . most truthfully it may be said to embody the best of all the fond memories of High School days. In baseball and track, as in the previous sports, the Seniors took their rightful places of leadership among the rest of the students. This last sports season, will always be remembered by the partici- pants not only because it was the last ofltheir High School days, but because of the many frierids and val- uable experiences gained while taking part in it. Then came the final examinations, the Gaudeamus party, and the approach of Commencement in unmerciful succes- sion. I noted that in these days jubilant happiness was mingled with feelings of regretful sorrow. The Com- mencement day was here at last. "My boys" had waited four years for this day . . . years which later they would recall as the happiest of their lives . . . years during which they had grown from boys into men. As they solemnly marched down the campus walk toward the auditorium, I could tell that in the heart of each one, sentiments of happiness were mixed with sor- row . . . happiness at having arrived at their cherished goal at last . . . sorrow at leaving the friends they had come to know so well and the Alma Mater who had been so good to them, and whom they had come to love and appreciate so dearly. From my post, venerable with age, I watched the solemn procession advance toward, the 'igymf' and though they were unaware of it, a few tears trickled down my time-worn face as I beat away their final minutes at Orchard Lake. '4My boys" were men now, but somehow I knew, to me at least, they would always remain . . . amy boysf' the Class of '56. it E CSMPZIITZY, "NELL1E" LGOPH YU HS SI EEHELY HRODH "Pops" l "Skip"--crew cut . . . friendly smile . . . West "Ted"-"The Braini' . . . plugger . . . sports' Branch conscience . . . the cute one . . . bull fiend . . . misogynist . . . dwells in a monk's cell. session lover. "Klunx"-"Sha-Shan . . . pride of Hamtramck 'climv-food-moocher . . . friend of long john . . . expert diver . . . the deaf one . . . lover of . . . motorcycles! Oh, my! . . . chin mocker . . . rcfectory food. Haba, aba, abaf' fan . . . be happy! go Lucky! "Lesh"-sports, sports and more sports . . . win- "Km"-number one drag boy . . . Joe Newspaper ning smile . . . Fr. Wotta-fan . . . Member of the . . ex-orator . . . luxurious room . . . Anglophile. Unholy Three . . . physique. "Norb7'-sleep . . , turtle-speed . . . Joe Shuffle "Stick" - music fiend . . . Harry Hi-Fi . . . psy- Feet. . . pinochle fan . . . unexcitable. chiatrist for Guts . . . teaser of the Rod . . . French Horn blower. "Duds"-tea lover . . . Syracuse Nationals, fan uMacw-Joe Orthoepist I I . alias Mons i u . Fr- . . : heats water on the radiator . . . needs wide Kubikvs Pride-4-Mr. Mace, i i I loved for his wise chairs' remarks in class. "Cuts"-a femme-man . . - Pistol Pete - - - evil "Majo"-Dolly-enthusiast . . . track star . . . Glee smile...cheerleader...suffers from bibliophobia. Club bass , , , future engineer I i I famous as Cuts' roommate. '4Wally" - noisy . . . noted for vociferous garrulity . . . Pepper-upper . . . half member of the Unholy MLCHHYW-Erudite . . . class bouncer . . . long Three, hair . . . low trousers . . . proud of brother Louie. uSAMn ASLI-:ow uCONNIE,, "SMOKx-JY" l "Benny" - sheep dog . . . Hot rod . . . juvenile "Leon -the active one . . . talkative . . . Dudophile delinquent . . . another of the Unholy Three . . . . . . early riser . . .the holy one. suffers from Francophobia. i.Meelz,, - Pagoda n l I Standard on Representa- "Connie" Puck-Puck . . . the bad one . . . Daddyz .4 . lover . . . little President of the Moms and Dads me . . . Wll1lllIg0lJhllC . . . the hungry one . . . C1 b airplane lover . . . healthily neurotic. u ' "Nellie'i-Black Sheep of the Class . . . expert cfsmokeyv-Scratch me! l I ' TB l . U knick-knack on affalrcs dc Coeur ' ' ' Notre Dame and South collector for his desk . . . noted for his active Bend hater . . . Rod-pester. nephew-Bobby. "OP,' - doormant for History Class . . . fluores- U cent varsity champ . . . Kubikophile . . . Member Bob -Plugger ' ' ' pest for Chrobot ' ' ' Rec of Unholy Three ' I . The Hooooood. Hall Commissioner . . . question asker . . . baritone. Hllodi,-llat . . . Assistant principal . . . Daddy,s ffparmerw-,The grin u l l deaf one u n . with a favfmlc - - - future dffmlst' beard . . . cigarette moocher . . . emergency barber . . . professor of avriculture. "Popew-Missions are not sissified . . . carrots D and lettuce . . . "We'll seef' "Con"-The professor . . . collegeophile . . . 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BLIlI!lTIlI S I N There's more to putting out a yearbook than what meets the eye. - R N. Zielinski, S. Cerlock, and E. Baranek check whether all the art and copy are ready for mailing before the deadline. l Il 97 THE E!-XELE ST 'J' ' J 1 ff ' if ls 5 Joseph Mattern i Editor-in-Chief t I 5 I W . gl g I - i .- N. x ,Ilia 1. ' E ' filif - 1-.',.,3w ' i fi? Ronald Mack Business Manager 4 .pf EE Publishing a yearbook is a unique experience-one which will never be forgotten by the individuals who played an intrinsic role in bringing the job to completion. Now that the "puzzle" of the yearbook has been solved, we are in a position to look back and evaluate our efforts. When the work commenced in September of this school year, all we had for a starting point was a vague concept of a yearbook. We anticipated the great amount of work ahead of us with a feeling of pessimism, thinking that perhaps we were incapable of the task. But slowly and steadily we began building upon our concept-choosing staffs, amassing photos, writing copy, and soliciting ads. Thus day by day, piece by piece the almost unintelligible concept began ma- terializing into a more vivid reality. The difficulties which we ex- perienced were varied and frequent. Many times we felt the "pre- deadline pressure' sapping us of that necessary encouraging factor, and then it was only the fundamental desire to fulfill the Will of God which kept us at the task. We must admit that the job of publication was actually a course in itself. Besides the journalistic knowledge we acquired, we learned how to grow in certain virtues, we learned much about the major Polish fraternal organizations in the U. S., and we learned more about Orchard Lake. ln viewing the 1956 Eagle in its totality, we see now that it means much more to us than a mere collection of photos and copy pertinent to the scholastic year of 1955-56. It represents a cooperative effort worthy of praiseg it is the culmination of our four-year stay at Orchard Lakeg it is a manifestation of a devotion to the Will of Godg it is a reminder of the many headaches and sacrifices which we endured on its account. Fr. Edward Popielarz Fr. Walter Ziemha Faculty Adviser Ass't. Faculty Adviser 1 i ' i ' l 1 - . 6- ,, Z. 'I GF. N 3' f ry. ra ,. 1-if 1. . lb.. , 1 , .. --M H ,xl t , I I' , il' v.-v ', jeg U Q, , i -I -f V ii, I s, . . -35.65 pa IX, x K . I 3 :glial Y me I Fr. Joseph Swastek Fr. Edwin Szczygiel Ervin Barallek Lawrence HOPPB Daniel Pisamwski Theme Adviser Advertising Aff Literary Edimf' Ph0l0EfaPh1Y We are happy to leave behind this year- book as a contribution to the already rich tradition of Orchard Lake, and grateful to have been a part of the Orchard Lake spirit which we have tried to portray somewhat Leonard Chrobot Robert Goclowski Arnold Pawlowski High school Editor High School Hish Svhvql Business Manager Lzterafy Edna' l 2 I within the covers of this book - The 1956 Eagle. .. Y .,,..L.- -. ----Y i-.,...:-.Zi -- t is A1 High School General Staff: R. Wojciechowski, R. Goclowski, A. Pawlowski, and L. Chrobot Typmg: F. Walczyk, G. Rut- kowski, L. Dytkowski, and C. COV1lCk P Staff: Editor-in-Chief: Rev. A. Szymanowskig Con- tributing Editors: Rev. V. Jasinski, Rev. J. Swastekg Student Assistant: E. Bucia. ALUMNUS THE ALUMNUS is the official organ for news of the National Alumni Association. Under the combined editor- ship of Fr. A. Szymanowski and Mr. Stephen Ziemba, it regularly records the latest news of Alumni events and highlights accomplishments of individual Alumni of the Orchard Lake Schools. Its large format is made interest- ing and attractive by means of many candid shots and photographs. Begun in 1935, the Alumnus is always eager- ly awaited bylevery graduate of Saint Mary's, taking him back by means of word and picture to the school of his youth. Staff: Editor: Rev. A. Szymanowskig Addressing and Mailing: E. Buciag Stuffing: R. Sciera, R. Witkowski, A. Saklaczynski. SODALIS THE SODALIS, a monthly faculty publication, gives expression to current records on subjects of Polish cultural interest to a nation-wide audience of Polish-Americans. In the past years special ef- forts have been put forth to commemorate out- standing events, and specially dedicated issues have been published to mark the centennial of the death of Adam Mickiewicz, the centennial of the found- ing of the Felician Sisters, and tricentennial of the victory at Czestochowa under the patronage of Our Lady, Queen of Poland. LAKE ORACLE As the official campus paper, The Lake Oracle, men- tored by Father Edward Skrocki of the English department, has fulfilled its purpose for the past sixteen years in re- flecting the news and views of St. Mary's. It has faithfully expressed life on the Orchard Lake campus not only to the students but also to the Alumni. It is a publication which proudly boasts of modest achievements in literary and journalistic endeavors. The College freshmen and sopho- mores occupy the major positions in publishing this cam- pus paper. Staff: Editor: E. Balazy: Associate Editor: E. Warychg As- sistant News Editor: K. Lerczakg Feature Editor: R. Sniezykg As- sociate Feature Editor: K. Zettelg Sports Editor: D. Horkeyg As- sistant Sports Editor: P. Rainvilleg Business Manager: R. Modrasg Photography: D. Pisarowskig Staff Mentor: Rev. E. Skrocki. OUR WAY QUARTERLY A language in disuse loses much of its vitality. Conscious of this fact, the group of Polish Refugee Boys who came to the 0.L. campus in 194-5 estab- lished thc Our Way Quarterly to counteract any in- ertia which may have developed on their part. The efforts have heen well rewarded through all the years of its existence. Though most of the lads who first came to thc campus are gone now, they still have this lively and sprightly publication which serves as the bond of unity among them. Contributions to il come not only from the stu- dents who are still at St. Mary's but also from those who have already departed. Staff: Editor and President: B. Kaczmarczykg Secremry: K. Skowronskig Treasurer: M. Kaminski. Polish Roman Catholic Union Chicago Polish Union of the U. Polish Union of America Wilkes-Barre Buffalo Polish W0men's Alliance Chicago J QW Q fi S' 91-1' ? 0 l Q, '13-Xa--X X- 1-2-fra? Ev 'gif' wi E- ' E'liSiI5f5 Q ,r Q-gl n 9 W 'zll ' w A C 2,12 95 fl Xia 'X 5' Z' f ' ' L' ' . xii. 1? ' ll ' - 4-3 1 1 2 F riff: 144' P 5 l AP ' LTI miss sum p ve s.swirlH1'llfQI1f,lffffl-. Y, A ' i -uf wf'1"W" A ' . The Annual Pre-Lenten "Scierka" humorously depicts everyone on the campus in caricature. t, t to 1.+I.,,p i can t 5 , 2 , - -f ---- , B s. Renowned concert pianist, Sever- rg-1 , in f in A L 1. 1,4 in Turel, made Orchard Lake his . UTfi".jI ' H ia 1 l E I A new home in the United States. W- 'e lf' 5 -7 St '- ' 1 -4 '. - ' lm E E52 gg 1 ill ll I L ' 1 v I :ia-. G, 51 l x 'W 5 u ' w x Q 1 3,8 E 'V if 1 'tg' ll f rom ' ,lf n 5 K r 2 fr rn + ll' 'li new 't if wr-.. . 15im,,Qr,.4,,f.':g',V , , 7"' i 5-33325, J- "'l,!3 it The 1955-1956 school year saw the prep de- partment inaugurate a Student Council. 1 'lull I n. . an h IIIVINITY I TEHESTS Party. Officers: President: Rev. Mr. A. Krukg Vice-President: S. Kloskowskig Secretary: R. Witkowskiq Treasurer: E Smykowskig Sergeant-at-Arms: L. Miller. POLISH LITERARY SOCIETY Since its founding, the Polish Literary Society has had an eventful history. It is by far one of the best loved societies among the seminarians. By means of the various dramas produced by the members, thc doors to Polish cultural achieve- ments are opened. As a result, a love and appre- ciation of Polish tradition is instilled in the hearts of the students. Polish culture is reborn, relived and relovcd once again. Officers: IlI'L'Silf6'II.fZ A. Kislnkg Vice-President: W. Zehrowskig Sfwretary: R. Sch-rag Sergeant-at-A rms: J. Maxseeng Moderator: Rev. Z. Peszkowski. Polish ghosts and goblins made their appearance at the Halloween SACRED HEART SOCIETY "May the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus be loved everywhere." The main objectives of the Sacred Heart Society are contained within its very title: "To make our hearts one with that of the Sacred Heart." Here at the Seminary it is a religious society whose aim is to promote and propagate the devotion of the Sacred Heart, as Our Lord Himself revealed to St. Margaret Mary, and to offer personal reparation to the Sacred Heart. Be- sides the mentioned functions, the Society also pro- vides for the material needs of the two campus Chapels. EUCHARISTIC LEAGUE The real presence of Our Lord in the Holy Eucharist is a principal dogma of our Catholic faith. it is, therefore, one of the greatest and by far the most important treasures which Christ be- queathed to His chosen followers on the eve of His death. Every Thursday afternoon the mem- bers of the Eucharistic League gather in the pre- sence of the Blessed Sacrament to praise and glorify Jesus Christ. lt is here that they offer reparation for their daily faults and imperfections, and come to a more vivid realization of the duties and ob- ligations awaiting them as future priests. SS. CYRIL AND METHODIUS SOCIETY The SS. Cyril and Mcthorlius Society is a rela- tively new society on thc campus and is under the protection of the Apostles to the Slavs and patrons of the Theology Department. lt has for its aim a special interest and study of the uni- fication of the Eastern Rites with the YVestern. The members strive to achieve this aim chiefly by their spiritual assistance, praying for the fulfill- ment of Christ's words, "that there may be one Fold and one Shepherd." Regular meetings which have enjoyed unusually large attendances discuss the problems facing a unification of East and West. Office-rs: l'rc'sident: M. Wieczorckg Vice-President: R. Wirkowskig Sccrerary: Rev. Mr. E. Fundalewiczg Trea- surer: Re-v. Mr. A. Kruk: Moll:-rulorz Rev. V. Jasinski. Each meeting draws a large representation of students. Displays and illustrations add interest to the discussions. li' It -v......g, Officers: President: Rev. Mr. E. Pilatg Vice-President: Rev. Mr. P. Hamernik: Secretary: E. Masakowski: Treas- urer: J. Horanzy: Morferator: Rev. J. Rybinski. N-I l MISSIU SIQIEIETIES MSGR. KRZYZOSIAK MISSION SOCIETY "Go therefore and initiate all nations in disciple- ship, baptize them in the name of the Father and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." These were the words spoken to the twelve Apostles by their Master as He clirccted them to spread the word of Cod to all nations. As time passed the Apostles flied, but the words planted by them remained and brought forth great fruit. The Seminary Mission Unit encourages within its members love toward thc Missions and begs God's blessings upon all Mission work. Officers: Moderator: Rev. F. Orlil-ig President: Rev. Mr. A. Hapanowiczg Vice-President: C. Kutiukg Trea- surer: G. Rutkowskig Sergeant-at-Arms: C. Szymanski. COLLEGE MISSION SOCIETY Directed by Rev. Francis Orlik, the College Mis- sion Society has as its main interest and objective the untiring effort of aiding the Missions. Its ob- jectives are three-fold: financial, inspirational and devotional. It helps sponsor a yearly campus mis- sion program at which the highlight is a talk by a foreign missionary guest speaker. On the cam- pus it fills the Mission needs by providing mission pamphlets and movies. Officers: Moderator: Rev. F. Orlikg President: J. Lom- nickig Vice-President: T. Rutkowskig Secretary: T. Skotek. HIGH SCHOOL MISSION SOCIETY The Mission Society in the High School Depart- ment has been established to make the High School student more mission-minded, that is, to make him realize the great need of the world missions, and the missionary work of the salvation of souls. Though he is not able to go out into the world and bring souls to the truth directly, he is still able to take part in the promotion of the missions by prayers, sacrifices, and alms. Thus the High School student is able to aid in the great cause of spreading the word of God. Officers: President: Mr. A. Pawlowslcig Vlke-President: Mr. F. Fiedorg Secretary: Mr. E. Maciejewskig Treasurer: Mr. T. Kubasinski. ...,i. SUIJALITY THE SEMINARY SODALITY "All for Jesus through Mary." St. Louis De Montfort fully lived these words and the sodality of Our Blessed Lady tries to follow his example. The special veneration of Mary is an age-old tradition among Poles. Because of this, Mary has time and again protected her children in time of peril. Mary sheltered the Child Jesus in Her loving armsg in like manner she protects her servants when adversity waylays them along the journey of life. Thus through the Sodality the sodalist draws nearer to the everlasting protection of Our Blessed Mother. Officers: Moderator: Rev. A. Maksimikg President: M. Wieczorek: Vice-President: S. Kloskowskig Secretary: C. Kutiukg Treasurerg S. Redmerskig Sergeant-at-Arms: E. Baranek. .. . 'un 7 . T -H' ' wx- . 1 ' - ' - ., - UI '.ri.r, ,.' .:,l'i' ' U, 7vI',g'i4 "'ii.i"F ' .ng-J: LT i-'s.ll"'.-"1-1' , 1 f uf. :Ju ,. , ., . . . . , . .- . . , V-.-ptff' , 4 JJ JW Q1J.'i11',?i'ff1'f. P. .- ,,'.g,',ff "':x.f,r ff. - ia -Q .A QQ 'j Q, ' 1 1'-fH'fuF'i Pb 5lT , ui, ,125 '-, -1 ',-ft: ' V 1--K-.gas-' -, -1-f ', ' . -pr 'r - ' 3 Y w -. N, ' Wifi - r ,.,,,., , ., . 1.. . , . . . , , .,,.. r 'going' , - .5 rf . Ag,J- . .XL . . 1 A U V , , .1 .. ,. . . - lv.. .. , . 1 . , ' -' COLLEGE SODALITY The hands of the Almighty are extended through the hands of the Mother of Cod, Mary. Every student of St. Mary's fully realizes the truth of these words and earnestly tries to show forth the love and devotion of which She is deserving. The Sodality aids him to discover how Mary fits into the Divine plan of redemption. Through its activities, meetings, and discussions the members acquire a more ex- tensive knowledge of their faith, especially in so far as the practical aspects of it are concerned. The program of activities is always an ambitious one and extends from September to May, requiring the cooperation of every member at all times. Officers: Moderator: Rev. J. Swastekg Prefect: R. Werenskig Secretary: E. Warychg Treas- urer: E. Balazy. .TEIII We gr 1. i ' a g ' - - lf i . p ' i at ' 5- C' THE scl-loLA cAN1'oRuM Ee w r Q Sacred Music for the glory of God and the I .6 -N sanctification and edification of the faithful: this , ' lf i is what the Schola Cantorum of Saints Cyril and ' ' 5 Methodius Seminary has for its purpose. In ac- cordance with the Motu Proprio on Sacred Music by Pope Pius X, a zealous lover of liturgical splendors, the Schola Cantorum, seeks to maintain and increase the beauty of the house of God through its cultivation of Gregorian Chant, classi- cal Church music and good modern liturgical mu- sic. Known and acclaimed on an international scale, this group of young aspirants to the priest- hood has risen through the years to hecome one of America's outstanding liturgical choirs. Officers: Director: Rev. H. Waraksag President: E. Pilatg Librarian: B Orszewski. f Q. I Officers: Director: Rev. Mr. T. Ozogg President: Kulakowskig Librarian: A. Jablonowski. E. COLLEGE A CAPPELLA CHOIR Sparing nothing in talent, the College A Cap- pella Choir through the years has adroitly ren- dered for its listeners glittering choral interpre- tations. These young men, Sophomores and Fresh- men of St. Mary's College, under the able direction of Rev. Mr. Thaddeus Ozog, have shone forth time and time again. With a pleasant commingling of their Catholic-Polish-American heritage in the realm of choral music, the College Choir has en- riched and brought joy to its audiences. The Choir has also received special recognition for its splen- did performances in the annual Christmas and Spring concerts. BAND Composed of musicians from all three schools on the campus and under the baton of Fr. Henry Warakszi, the band manifests its musical skill on a number of occasions, but primarily during the Yul'etide season and at the annual Spring concert. This young group of musicians gayfully imparts a spirit of symphonizing good will into the hearts of its listeners. A successful performance is al- ways its aim and achievement. Each of the mem- bers from flute to tuba, from drum to clarinet, always gives his all to continue a tradition of ac- complishment that is unrivalled in thc musical an- nals of Orchard Lake. Frequent and regular prac- tices, though time consuming and sacrifice de- manding, bring about the required perfection of execution that distinguish this body and evoke the enthusiastic reception which always comes its way. Officers: Dircrlor: Rev. H. Waraksag President: A. Kislukg Librarian: R. Snie- zykg Properly Mgr.: lioclienokg Sergeant-at-arms: R. Barlow. HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB The members of St. Mary's High School Glee Club impart an added cheerfulness to St. Mary's Campus through their melodic interpretations of popular and religious music. Many opportunities for a display of their talents present themselves through the school year both on and off campus. The beautiful solo rendition of the "Ave Maria" at the Christmas Musicale by Leonard Baron, a Junior, was one of the year's Glee Club highlights. 5 355 Q fate W x ' V t as Q... V Officers: Director: Rev. J. Gabalskig President: V Lisekg Vice-President: K. Yarochg Secretary: R. Selenskeg Librarian: L. Chrobntg Sergeant-at-Arms: T. Kubasinski. PREP EI. B5 1 f-' 'KZ LITTLE THEATRE The development of the whole man cannot be complete unless he receives an education in the aesthetic, a vital part of which is the field of speech and drama. To fulfill its standard of com- plete education St. Mary's has formed a Little Theatre in which three-act plays and skits are pre- senlcd regularly throughout the academic year. With this experience in the theatre, the young man is better able to adapt himself to life in our mod- ern society, to appreciate the art of acting and play production, and to give opportunity to his dramatic desires and abilities. Officers: Direcmr: Prcfect S. Gerlockg President: K. Onog Vice-President: R. Prangag Secretary: D. Piotrow- ski: Treasurer: J. Kenockg Sergeant-at-Arms: T. Ray- mond. CRAFT CLUB Not only should the High School student be ed- ucated intellectually, morally and religiously, but also he must be afforded the opportunity of a manual education. For the fulfillment of this need: the Craft Club has been organized in the High School Department. It is designed to fulfill this desire of many students by enabling them to put their own ideas into effect in wood, metal and leather. Officers: Director: Prefect A. Wozniakg President: T. Kosnikg Vice-president: D. Donakowskig Secretary: E. Cnrdg Treasurer: J. Kenockg Sergeant-at-Arms: J. Ostrow- ski. MOMS' AND DADS' CLUB Very few organizations on the Orchard Lake Campus have won such renown as the Moms' and Dads' Club of St. Mary's. The Moms' and Dads' Club contributes not only to the financial needs of the school, but also helps to build the morale. The largest activity of the Club is the annual parties given during the Christmas and Easter Seasons. Officers: Moderulorz Rev. F. Zdrodowskig President: Mr. Walter Kushg Vice-President: Mr. George Smolbow- skip Secretary: Mrs. Antoinette Czajkowskig Treasurer' Mr. John Shaw. FII TEH SIIIIIETIES I g J t K Q , . t 1 ' 9 PHI GAMMA CHI FRATERNITY The letters of this fraternity stand for the initials of the permeating spirit of all that the Frat does: Fellows of Good Cheer! The Fraternity is an important factor in integrating the students socially and providing the relaxation and recreation that keeps the "Jacks" from becoming "dull boys." Highlights on its extensive calendar of activities are the Freshmen initiations and final Farewell Party in June. Inter- spersed throughout the year are frequent "Frat Nightsv as well as outings and picnics to nearby sites. In this way the studentis social life on the 0.L. campus is made as rich and full as only friendship and fellowship can make it. Officers: Moderator: Rev. M. Koltuniakg President: V. Kurmaniakg Secretary: E. Warychg Treasurer: C. Rnszkowskig Sergeant-at-Arm..9: N. Centala. POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION One of the fraternal organizations described extensively in the theme of this yearbook has a group of its own on the St. Maryis Campus. It is the P.R.C.U. Croup 798. Among its objectives it specifically has the dissemination of information about the P.R.C.U. to the students. Its excellent record of accomplishment in the fields of religion, culture, and education speak out its importance. Thanks too to the generous aid of the national organization, many of the students at Orchard Lake enjoy the benefits of academic scholarships which make it possible for them to continue their education for the priesthood. Officers: President: Rev. A. Maksimikg Vice-President: Rev. J. Buszekg Chaplain: Rt. Rev. Msgr. E. Sznmalg Recording Secretary: Rev. J. Rybinskig Financial Secretary: C. Kutiukg Treasurer: Rev. W. Filipowiczg Medical Examiner: Dr. J. Dobski. T IIE SEB IIIES E "Y i 'T , -7-T 'TIT TT Ti1T' 'UT' 1 . 'F' -ll t . E xi ss it I STUDENT OFFICE PERSONNEL ln a bustling land of typewriters, desks, files, and stenciling machines we find students of St. Maryis filling the capacities of Office Personnel. ln a miniature but effective manner the student office personnel contribute their efforts to render complete the work entrusted to the campus admin- istrators. lmmeasurable experience and a true spir- it of responsibility for future priestly work is thereby gained by the students in their respective offices. Staff: Dearfs Office: J. Murzyng Registrafs Office: A. Marcinko, T. Pietras, L. lloppe, L. Miller, S. Wisniewskig l'rocurator's Office: Stanley Dominik. ATHLETIC MANAGERS If one were to judge by the frequency with which the Gymnasium is visited by the students and by the noise that is endlessly emitting from its confines, one would be inclined to believe that this is the most favorite spot on the campus. But its popularity and extensive use doesn't just hap- pen. lt is made possible, and this efficiently possi- ble, by the sacrifices of the student athletic man- agers whose duty and obligation it is to supervise the use of the facilities, as well as keep them in perfect order and state. It is they who provide the brain, brawn, and muscle required by the ex- panded program of activities of the athletic de- partment. Staff: R. Opiola, J. Nelson, S. Piaseczuy, R. Goclowski, C. Bohlinger, and S. Smolinski. CANTEEN MANAGERS ln order to make school life more enjoyable, many conveniences of home life are offered on the Orchard Lake Campus. One of the most important of these is the Canteens. Managers of the four cantcens supply the students with what seems one of the necessities of modern life, the after-meal snack. They are operated entirely by student man- agers and their assistants, thus giving them the responsibility and experience of operating a small- scale business. Managers: Seminary: E. Olszewskig College: L. Figasg T. Bodalskig Upper Division Preparatory: C. Wajdag Lower Division Preparatory: C. Ziembiec. LIBRARY Under thc direction of the Rev. Librarian, Fr. Walter Ziemba, the library staff composed of sem- inarians and college students, carries out the work of managing and operating the Orchard Lake School Library and Office. This opportunity of library experience acquaints the students with li- brary techniques and develops in them a love for books expectant of the true student. Each year the library is the site of displays and symposiums in which both the faculty and students participate. Library Office Staff: Librarian: Rev. W. Ziembaq Assistant Librarian: Richard Zavackig C. Kutiuk, R. Gronlkowski, L. Chrobot, J. Jarzembowski, R. Werenski, D. Pisarowski and S. Ziemha. IN-FIRMARY Under the capable direction of the Rev. Joseph Janiga, the infirmary attends to the Medical needs of the Orchard Lake students. Two student in- firmarians, trained by Fr. Janiga, are also available to care for the students' needs. Three times each week the infirmary is attended by the school phy- sician. Staff: lnfirmarian: Rev. J. Janigag Campus Physician: Dr. E. Dobski: Attending Physicllmz M. Childersg Assist- ant lnfirmarians: D. Horkey, K. Zettel. BOOKSTORE The responsibility of managing the book store rests upon the shoulders of the store manager and his assistants. It is their responsibility to supply the students of the three departments with the proper text-books as well as other supplies throughout the school year. ln addition to this the book store also supplies the students with es- sential personal commodities and dry-cleaning services. Staff: Manager: Edward Masakowskig Assistants: Peter llamernik, Richard Zavacki. i i l 4"P .1 1-L jk-f ETHIJPIQILIT III. BS THE DETROIT CLUB The Detroit Students Club organizes the students from Detroit and vicinity into a closely knit and cooperatively operating group. Enjoying the largest membership on the campus, it is able to undertake large projects and carry them through to great succcss. Since l9l9, it has been achieving fame as one of the most accomplished metropolitan clvbs on the campus. Officers: l'resirlent: T. Ozog: Vice-Presiflcnt: S. Caci- ochg Secretary-Treasurer: T. Crcff. EASTERN STATES CLUB From Massachusetts to Delaware-that's the wide orbit of operation undertaken by the mem- bers of the Eastern States Club. Though wide- spread in area, the group is especially known for its closely-organized and highly efficient method of operation. Like all the other clubs of this nature, it tries to maintain a spirit of close friendship that will last through the years. Officers: President: S. Wisniewskig Vice-President: E. Buciag Secretary: W. Bratusg Treasurer: W. Zebrowskig Sergeant-at-Arms: R. Selenske. THE PITTSBURGH CLUB The Eastern half of Pennsylvania supplies the members for the Pittsburgh Club, which is one of the most dynamic of its kind on the Orchard Lake campus. Lending moral and financial support to the School, it draws its monetary resources from the sponsoring of dramatic productions which are presented to Pennsylvania audiences during the Christmas holidays. Officers: President: S. Iiedmerskig Vice-President: L. Figasg Secretary: T. Rutkowskig Treasurer: T. Semet- kowski. THE SCRANTON CLUB Everything to perfection . . . this is the goal toward which the members of the Scranton Club strive in all their many undertakings. The spirit and enthusiasm which they give to the production of the annual Christmas play to be presented in Scranton and neighboring towns is eloquent testi- mony of their seriousness in working for the good of the Orchard Lake Schools. Officers: President: R. Zavackig Vice-President: B. Toloczko: Secretary: A. Marcinltog Treasurer: J. Horanzyg Sergeant-ai-Arms: C. Prushinski. THE EMPIRE STATE CLUB Formerly known as the Syracuse Club, this group of students from New York state give proud proof of the talents of the Orchard Lake student to all with whom they come in contact. A special kind of enthusiasm pervades their activities, and each of the members, whether sporting a Club jacket, or preparing for some Club project, is ever full of dedicated spirit. Officers: President: M. Wieczorekg Vice-President: M. Marasg Secretary: F. Walezykg Treasurer: J. Maxsweeng Sergeant-r1t'Arn1s: W. Clf-ha. y THE CHICAGO CLUB The lads from the Windy City and neighboring Indiana towns all belong to the Chicago Club. To ring wide the good name of St. Mary's, to show forth the treasures of Polish culture, to keep alive in the Chicago area the traditions of our fore- fathers, these are the objectives of one of the oldest "city" clubs at Orchard Lake. Officers: President: S. Dominikg Vice-President: J. Kosibag Secretary: M. Sienkiewiczg Treasurer: J. Mat- terng Sergeant-at-Arms: E. Baranek. rs V f + J ' hit 5 -W' "f" . 'Xwlsis I" ' i ut. f l 'fy I Wit" X Agia ,WI ' P X ' lj ,Q fi' I 1 .xy fu, M we A PM is ii 1 ' 'rn N .., ,. f - ' ,", - qu fr - ,Us f l, 4. vi ppt' 4 I 7 , I f- nr! 1' ' e Q' Lg , s at aint ar s . fl -1 :xl ,n Y' 'il' If! ln ' 1' figs' Y 5 Riff. 'if K' Ll ' The mellowed traces of summer still linger on the campus when students W- K' gi, ' of the Orchard Lake Schools prepare for the fall term. As brilliant leaves are In .Z S , tossed and swirled by the chilling breezes of late Autumn, the treasured mem- j,,i:'j.f '- - 1-2,553 ories of vacation slowly recede to make way for the newer interests of academic life. The annual retreat is a time for resolve when everyone confirms his X , ho eful ambitions for the comin ear. The cha el ins ires the necessar ,,S,I5,4,wE 2 V P 3 Y P P Y '-sw?-E.: xsrtu' " - vs ' Y.. -' - ,L ' 'Q ..-- ' help to make these desires develop into much more than mere dreams. In the midst of the vital religious, scholastic, and recreational events, the young men hardly notice the frost that stiffens the Halloween moon. Rosary devotions, various classes and flying footballs hold the interest of the entire institution. The quarterly exams are already concluded with a devout "Deo gratiasv when the canonical purple of Advent strengthens the waning fervor of the students. The feast of the Immaculate Conception sees some of the men in the seminary approach nearer the Holy Priesthood. Soon all eyes glisten with the Christmas Star. Archbishop Gawlina's visit to Orchard Lake was the occasion for a great banquet attended by Bishops Woznicki and Zaleski and many of the clergy from the Archdiocese of Detroit and Diocese of Saginaw. I?-S-, - - - 1 1c'ya ' The annual retreat for the Classics was a wonder- ful opportunity to take stock of one's spiritual re- sources and status, and to renew resolutions for im- pl'0VCl'Il6ni. The October Mission Rally, an annual event spon- sored by the combined Mission Units of the Campus Schools, had Father Francis Flaherty, C.P., as the guest speaker. He was received by Fr. F. Orlik, Moderator, and A. Hapanowicz, J. Lomnicki, and A. Pawlowski. - Z if The Little Theatre of the Lower Division of the Preparatory, under the direction of Fr. John Galmlski, marked Columbus Day, October 12th, with a special program. The Play in- cluded: C. Koscinski, C. Novak, L. Piaslcow- ski, J. Wcsolek, T. Nawara, and L. Kobiela. '95T?':ivE-Y 44 - ,,, , l .70 - r 1 I g , i . Pri' l-si'A3LA."TT .iz ilu ...K ., M l A special program honoring St. Pius X included J participants from all departments. The Sea League of Detroit held their ob- servance of "Dolzynki" on the spacious lawns of the Orchard Lake campus. fu H, vryifif . K ff: it , 5 -,v'..'1"' Alfie , . , fi ii'1'if!Q:iIf:"L'J,X1 -.U glib. -15,1 lffvsz-mms.g?-1eg'i1TT'. ,J'N!vlv.:.x if -I It A !QIiQ:yf if ll if, MT-,vrirwr ly i iii- 1' .4 -' 5' 1.F?fs.i4-.f.i""' 4 ,I ,, .A Z., .I ,VM Q-I--.x.1n,l,q.i 4, 'g,13"4a iff H-vs i . we "Qi,-xiii i i ':m.fT'g.H ' 3 ' V -"fN'-,lbw rH,,"9,1,-F' 4-PPE'lt,-iff"-31''-T."QEi5ij,gj. ' in -'fi it ff' 1-if f",' '-if .:,i,Qj-f?7'E:f " 2 'N iv- - ' 1 gf? . 1 .I ', e, 4 .1,1.,s-leg.. . . .wr , ali ' - 1 fa .X .,-'Q .'+.1?'-ef 4,1-.: fu it '5 V t.vm?,1eS5 ,I .I .N CQ. ,Lx 1 sei' 1 . LI "Ez:,.'f4"f2QQv4fn1'.f .Lil 1 is W' "A F as-1 wrbiisi-f"i ft W Fic-vhs! 31, 454.94 Q g 1.4: y ' ' J ci.. Afflffsawitealif' Lf'f'E'5:,. 'f1'Pr" m'iM!i I -' s 9 s al Hlll al' 5 D A f ,.., ! T 1' i n-ttf." fl ',,Q'Hi V iii V, Preparing the Christmas Crib in the entrance of College Hall is a sure sign of the approaching holidays and is always a source of much pleasure and merriment. After a rousing salute to the Christ Child, the Orchard Lake campus peacefully resounds with the traditional refrains of the Christmas Musicale. Winter's calm ascendancy is sharply challenged as the revitalized students resume their varied activities. The air is charged as all strive to gain impetus to persevere in this important period of the year. A general tension envelops the halls as mid-semester exams draw near. The gymnasium and recreation rooms are welcome havens in this trying time. The frozen lake invites the more robust to skate or fish in the invigorating outdoors. The fertile liturgy of Lent elicits a rebirth of zeal as many small sacrifices are united with the passion of Christ to embellish them with eternal merit. Finally the heavy yoke of winter begins to lose its grip on the campus when the conquering Christ bursts wide the claws of clammy death. The joyful heralds of a new season gladden the hearts at Saint Mary's. ,f Hi The Moms and Dads of the Prep- men arrange a festive Christ- mas party on the afternoon of the last Sunday before the Yule- tide vacation for all the parents of the students, the Faculty and student body. The History and Library Departments spon- sor a historical symposium in the Reading Room of the Library each year on Found- er's Day. 1 i Q- , , . Severyn Turel, renowned concert pianist and composer, performed at a special program for the students of St. Mary's. A Polish professional theatrical group from De- troit entertained the student- body with a variety program -of' songs, recitations, and instrumental music. On the Feast of the Immaculate Con- ception, the traditional day for the con- ferring of the Diaconate, Bishop John Donovan of Detroit officiated at the ordinations of the theologians. Under the chairmanship of Msgr. E. Szumal, the Mickiewicz Committee held a Commemora- tive Program honoring Poland's greatest poet at St. Florian's Auditorium in Detroit. l af, R. Rainville, E. Cord. and K. Otto 'had the leach ing roles in "Brother Petroc's Returnn sponsored' by the Little Theatre of NOBl1'B Ark. 4 ,nik ,sl . 54 . - I-.Y xg- . - xl , Qfl.-L.-. 4. ' , 4..l1'fa', 5 L "-1.3-A1-5 ' i E-QQ?" -Q yt QQ-b ,zz vi-1m,..,,S'. . - N Ftdgl- , lzy .l 1 s . E , , "' -1 "' . - 'ma .4 -Lf ' I L if ITS' 5 . t S t M I' il 1 ip,-LA 'Qin' .512 fdiq J iq Ati 3 fl l ll a S l v' Q23-41: 1-uf- fr .E 5. " A - f' 'ill-lliizgliiltljii if L 2- ' ' - - - 2 -L - -" ' t .. . . - . ' E A I The familiar buildings of the Saint Mary's Schools reflect the warm smile fit.-Qi df " J ,uf 5" of the sun as S rinv softl comes to sta . All on the cam us borrow the 1:-f,y.'r. , .- lf'-ef ' ' " P U y y P . .1 Y. U sgwgib-,s seasonal theme from the freshness of the earth about them to motivate them- RQ 120 selves for the final effort. The green fields are invaded by the youth, anxious 12547 ' fi '3iQ2i?,"' to try out that new pitch, or swing, or winning stride. The braver individuals impatiently watch the lake until the time for the first swim of the year. The picturesque grotto is the center of devotion during the month of May. Processionals and daily visits assure a continual bond of love between the students and their Blessed Mother. On Ascension Thursday the semin- arians receive sacred orders in preparation for ordination as priests of Cod. The Spring festival of music finds the campus teeming with talent eager to join in the action. Now comes the time for reflection and review. The students refresh their memories for the final exams and ponder wistfully their stay here before they leave, some for the last time. Each realizes that Saint Mary's is very much a part of him and never to be forgotten. ,W ,.-- ,,.,-fs..lif.f':,g-- .,'.- -,L :Y , -- g ., ,H 5 5 mf H ,. - A V , A ff... ,,hr,,',,,,,. -, if E- . 4 The Faculty and Alumni each year honor the Seminary Ordinands at a resplendent Deacon Banquet. A representative of the General Motors Corporation gave a demonstration in electronics to the Prep students as a part of the Vocation program. The month of May opens and closes with a proces- sion in honor of Mary in which everyone on the Campus takes part. - 7'l1 . l""'Hl The Forty llours Devotion gives an opportunity to all on the Campus to rt-ncler lionnr and liomage to the Eucharistic Christ. The May Ring Ceremony is a momentous day in the life of the High School Juniors. ' '71, fl, 1 ' Q: , .1 i.....l lu - The Easter "Swienconka'l sponsored by the Moms' and Dads' Club of the High School overflows with delicacies and goodies that tickle every palate. ,Ng At the Graduates' Banquet honoring departing students of the College and High School departments last year Father Bemard Zaglaniczny was the Chairman and Mr. B. Snella was the guest speaker. Union of Polish Women in America - Philadelphia A, Ao Q? my .- 511 .iv . g N -, 'A l-Q-NH ANY -QYE1 iijfkuifxl X, z.. , . ,rs B Q n Xe ,N X ' fd, g yliimm w 4- if "' 0 ' Q"'fagJ -',- ' o 4 U M 'PEW' 1 Mgfmabb' w A Q Wim x ' 124 9 ' if-7,5 If I bwxi Ax 5 4, 3 1' IMI A, QD Q QQ ..,.YJ,1f xlhxp ,N E-L. kiln'-'WP ' ft , X . ,p:Qf3L4il'??T'.,'.i'TT' 122 QSk1,,'Qg11,'f If 41. 1 g N x MN ss .rj-v - 5 4 '-' " .Q ,, ' SQ o vi Z ,kv xxx. 0 f-' Q 2 3 1 Bob Goclowski, Prep cheer-leader, gets the home crowd going with a good and loud cheer during a close basketball tilt. Lenny Mallet runs interference for hard--charging fullback Gerry Leszczynski as he skirts around right end and heads for another touchdown. 0 ,f'ii11.f',aLi.j,-rf ' ' , ' 1---f' gf,,Q:L-'i-9 1 'jga Wi,?'I'L:f'j"gj'Q'f.f14g,.,."f2iff?'7i.if:g.'gv'3Ivff'C5i"'f -9:m'Z"'i? naw.. 5 1-L f - Hs.. '-' t-. ,,..g.1'1?f1'-?P:if'5'- J' fo g g - U1-Lgwk 1 "'-1.1 ....f'Ue,..- 3"'72f, 1 f' " ,I fi?-QfL'2'V "Z, MQEFPQ' t .J,,.,--1-.,',,.f-qv 1 Y-egvt.f..-,,..,o. . , 1-,sign z -'V wrvie gr'f:'a.wfff:v..1f" " 'fm-'1ife:'. A .:1ff:.-L 'eff iff' 'sifiii-Am e , ' gift '-' 5. '.f,-,,' A Yin. 'N 51 -"'-1 ,Q- V- ' Wiki ', , -..-4, gflagrf' p '. l- k ' A, .ul-v -1 'J' 5, 'Jr xfgklgr,-4.,gff.1 PA A 4:2 if-an '-:nL.,f .. -M o -ha. . .sa-v 1.N.s:,wP" A. ., -f. ,,,'4-M, ,. t V . -,,,g . . .arf 1 , JVNAQ gnf e zz . .M ,. i , if 5,4 ' Vince Pernicki watches for a "good one" to knock out of the playing field in the championship game against St. Andrew's. SPUHT5 HIIJTB LL 1955 Suburban Catholic League "Champions" The powerful edition of the 1955 Eaglets smashed through eight con- consecutive wins this year to become the finest football squad ever at St. Mary's. Playing hard and heads-up ball from start to finish under their new coach, Father John Rakoczy, the Eaglets compiled the first perfect record at St. Mary's and also brought the long-awaited Suburban Catholic League crown to Orchard Lake for the first time. The season started off on September 25 at the Lake against St. James of Ferndale. Although the Eaglet front wall did not function properly in the opener, halfback Paul Franckowiak and quarterback Ted Kopacki were just too much for the opponents to handle as they paced SMOL to a 25 to 7 victory. Franckowiak hit pay dirt twice and Kopacki threw two touch- down passes: to left end, Pete Madelans and to right end, Stan Majewski. A week later, October 2, the Shamrocks of St. Michael's High hosted the title-bound Eaglets at Pontiac's Wisner Stadium but the visitors trounced them, 25-0. Gerry Leszczynski, 188 pound fullback, scored two 'times on a 6 yard plunge and 25 yard run. Half Lenny Mallat also figured in the scoring with a 5 yard run off tackle and dynamic Ted Kopacki raced 63 yards for the final tally. On October 9, the Fighting Eaglets travelled to Hazel Park where they feasted themselves on the Vikings of St. Ritais, taking the contest easily, 31-6. Leszczynski opened the party with a three yard crack for the first score and Madelans converted. Kopacki, in the second period, uncorked a 50 yard pass to Stan Majewski in the end zone for TD number 2. After the intermission, Paul Franckowiak threw 28 yards to Madelans for another score, employing the faithful "McAdoo Special." Len Mallat from 'two yards out and tackle Denis Mutrynowski with his 31 yard runback of a fumble completed the hectic day to give SMOL their third win. When Sunday, October 16, rolled around, so did the rain. But this didn't stop the determined Eaglets as they fought rain, mud, and the stub- born opposition of St. Clement's. With four minutes remaining in the first half and the Crusaders out in front, 6-0, Ted Kopacki swept his left end, outraced his interference, eluded several would-be tacklers and crossed the goal line 51 yards later. Leszczynski ran for the point. After the kickoff, Pete Madelans picked up a fumble on the first scrimmage play and ran 31 yards for a second score. One minute later, Leszczynski intercepted a pass and raced 37 yards down the sidelines unmolested for the third TD. Kopacki passed to Majewski for the extra point, the 20th St. Mary's had scored in Fu. JOHN Rncoczv Head Coach E- ' .ax . . ' ' ' lk.. 4 M. Maras, Asst. Coach, Fr. J. Rakoczy, Head Coach, and Rev. Mr. E. Wisniewski, Asst. Coach. . L. , lu I, -v-.0 A ,Qu 11 M the four minutes to give them a 20-6 halftime edge. Francko- Fr. .l. Rakoczy with Co-Captains Clem Otolski of South Bend, Indiana, and Gerry Leszcynski of Wyan- dotte, Michigan, look over the trophies copped by the Eaglet Football Champions in 1956. to the SCL title as they fell, 44-0, making this SMOLis wiak added one more in the third quarter on a 31 yard d5SlT.f th? dg'straight7'sh1 tout and fourth of the campaign. With this around end and then threw to Pete Krystek for the PAT. 'iSt"' Clement's scored in the final period but it didn't matter as 'ith' Eaglets already sewed up the 27-13 decision. Iif"1 On their way to their first title now, St. Mary's pulveriaeif the final three league opponents to wipe away any speckfjio doubt as to who the champions would be. Royal Oak St. had no chance against Gerry Leszczynski and company on 'ii' tober 22 at Orchard Lake as they were crunched, 39 tdffi,0. .- Leszczynski hit paydirt four times in the game to account for 'one of his best performances, scoring on runs of 32, 22, 4.5 and 90 yards. Franckowiak's 33 yard pass to Kopacki was 5 score as was Franckowiakis one yard plunge. Peteiy eagl- wln can o lCla recognition of the Eaglets as the champions. Leszci, ff ,ski was the whole show for OL, scoring on runs of 8, 20 andQ'15 yards. Mallat crossed the St. Fred goal from five yardsi.-ov t, Kopacki threw 20 yards to end John Nelson, Clarence Charkojx ski ran 144 yards around end, Stan Smolinski rambled 32 yardsf -.:1 th a fumble and Paul Franckowiak converted twice to complet' the scoring. 11, Nioyfzm er- ',', 2 at Hamtramckis Keyworth Stadium, the an- nial Moms'-1-an., Dads' Homecoming Game was held with the E! glets facing-N 1. Florian's in a non-league tilt. The Lancers bbed an earl 12-0 lead, but saw it cut to 12-7 at the half 'iw en Lennie ,llat crashed over from the six yard stripe. and Franckowiak kicked the extra points. if sqm., big 'F anckowiak co. verted. The next victim was St. Benedict's on October a 'gh- ii V' Orchard La e came back strong in the third period and land Park. They had the pants beaten right off them Father sc, red the winn ng touchdown on a 45 yard pass play from Rakoczyis squad won, 52 to 0. Kopacki scored firs from the? 'K packi to Maj ski. Franckowiak passed to Madelans for the one yard line, Franckowiak converting. Madelans ca 2 t a 3. 1 p int after touc down. St. Florian's started a drive late in yard pass from Kopacki for the second tally and ,.,A' avi' fit' al quarterzbu linebacker Sam Piaseczny's tremendous one- joined in the fun with a 78 yard romp. The second f-lj. h' nd interceptio of a pass stopped the threat and preserved Franckowiak crossing over from four yards away a ,f ol d , win. packi-Madelans combination clicking again, this time Y a, " f g ground gainers for the season were Ted Kopacki to give OL a 31-0 lead at intermission. The fbi '-,' fair -',' N with 4-13 yards in 35 carries and an 11.8 average and Gerry mercy as they scored three more times before the t ' ended' l ilseszczynski with 750 yards in 69 carries for a 10.8 average. the massacre. Majewski ran back a punt 57 yard Goisd- ig ' 'The top scorer was Leszczynski with 73 points. Thus ended the Zinski lumbered 35 yards, Kopacki raced 83 y glorious football season ever witnessed at Orchard Lake. wiak converted after each touchdown. 1.-'13 f 'f Hi37 '1-Y..." :li assistant coaches were Rev. Mr. Ed Wisniewski and November 6 was the big day for which iiSt.21VlaWlg waited a long time. St. Frederick's proved to be safe stepping stones Michael Maras. 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Majewski VARSITY BASKETBALL The St. Mary's Eaglet Varsity, a fighting and "never say die" team from early December to mid-March, provided the basketball followers of SMOL with another thrilling and exciting season, spiced with fine play and colorful action and topped off with the winning of the Class "C" District Title, the second straight for St. Mary's, as they copped the Class "B" trophy last year. The season's record was 13 won and 6 lost. Play started on December 2 against the Eaglets, neighbor, West Bloomfield High, but the opponents edged St. Mary's 50-41. Suburban Catholic League action began a week later at Ferndale against St. James with the Eaglets taking a final 63-53 decision. Kopacki was high point man with 27. This was followed by a non-league tilt with St. Stanislaus in which the Eaglets were victors by a 61-40 count. The first of three encounters with an old nemesis, St. Benedict's of Highland Park, had its place of action at Or- chard Lake. With the Eaglets off to a slow first half which saw them score only six points, the Ravens were able to hand SMOL a bitter 36-25 loss. Kopacki connected for 12 points, 10 in the second half. After the holidays, St. Mary's in the thick of the race for the Suburban League crown, won five straight contests. St. Clement's fell, 45-36, Lennie Mallat's shot in the last three seconds of one of the most exciting games seen at Orchard Lake in many a year sunk St. Michael's, 47-45, St. Rita's was no competition, losing 63-55, Kopacki getting 27 points, St. Mary's of Royal Oak fell by the wayside, 44-39, and St. Frederick's did likewise, 58-42. The winning streak was broken by an unmerciful St. Benedict five who crushed the Eaglets 47-33. However, the O. L. men bounced back to a 56-38 victory over St. James, and then bowed to the strong St. Michael quintet in the league finale, 42-36. In four post-season pre-tournament tilts, the Eaglets defeated St. Fred- erick's, Sweetest Heart and Royal Oak Shrine, while they lost to a strong Wyan- dotte Mount Carmel five. The St. Mary's team began tournament play by winning over Bloomfield Hills 49-38 in the semi-finals of the Class "C" District tournament play. In the District finale, they gained revenge against West Bloomfield High as they took a 54-50 victory. The Regionals pitted the St. Mary's quintet against St. Benedict's, and for the third time in the season, the Ravens were the victors, this time by a score of 65-34. Ted Kopacki, who led the team in scoring with 349 points and a 18.2 average, received a starting berth on several post-season All-Star squads, in- cluding the Detroit Free Press Catholic League Second Division All-Stars. He was awarded second team mention on the Michigan Catholic selections. Pete Madclans also received recognition for his fine play at the center position. Pete was second in scoring with 269 points for a 14-.2 average. The team scored 972 points for a 51.2 average compared to the opponents 916 markers and an average of 48.2. Fn. Joan Rlncoczv Head Coach T. Kopncki P. Madclans C. Charkowski C - 5 U 3 3 3 D ' P. Franckowlak .-. -'J 4 A C. Leszczynskx B. Masztakowski J. Lenart L. Mallat S. Majewski A. Goisdzinski RESEHVE B SHETBALI. RESERVES The Reserves of St. Mary's, in compiling a 12-5 record, earned the title of Co- ohamps of the Suburban Catholic League. Piloted by coach Al Kisluk, they squeezed out a 35-33 win over West Bloom- field in their initial encounter of the season. The Eaglets were victorious in their next three tilts, registering victories over St. James, St. Stanslaus, and St. Benedict's. This gave the Reserves four straight wins before the Christmas holidays. The Lakers returned from the holiday intermission to hand St. Clement's a 62-39 walloping. Then in one of the most thrilling contests of the year, the Eaglets pulled the "freeze" play against St. Michael's in the last 90 seconds and iced the con- test at 43-42. Dick Strucinski hit a season-high -with 20 markers. The Reserves appeared unbeatable as they powered over a hapless St. Rita's quint, 63-31. But the winning streak was dissolved when they bowed to Royal Oak St. Mary's in a tight one, 41-39. However, the Lakers came back strong against St. Frederick's, taking the game 42-34. Then came another heartbreaking defeat which saw St. Benedict's on the top of a 37-35 score. St. James then lost again to Orchard Lake, 58-39, as did St. Michael's, 40-28. Before their playoff game, the Reserves beat St. Fred's in a game which saw Richie Oszustowicz hit for 18 points. In the playoffs against St. Mary's R.O., the jayvees hit only 15 of 31 charity tosses to lose a heartbreaker, 45-43. However, when Royal Oak forfeited its right, the Eaglets represented the SCL and lost to a strong St. Andrew quint, 54-45. The remainder of the schedule saw a High School intramural team lose to Sweetest Heart, 32-24, the Reserves lose a 53-41 ball game to Wyandotte Mount Carmel and win a tight 46-43 contest from Royal Oak Shrine in the season finale. Rev. Mr. Al Kisluk, Coach, and his scrappy Reserve Basketball team. L- GULF The first golf team in the history of St. Mary's High School made its debut in 1955 under the able direction of Fathers John Rakoczy and Edward Skrocki. Members of the initial foursome included Seniors Pat Ryan, Ken Lerczak and Donald Horkey and Sophomore Richard McLean. The first meet was held on the River Rouge course in Detroit on April 21 against St. Bernard's. Paced by Captain Pat Ryan's 49 for the nine hole event, the Eaglets took the match easily, winning by 38 strokes, 24-0 to 278. Six days later, again at River Rouge, the SMOL quartet faced a team from St. Paul's that edged St. Mary's by two strokes, 215 to 217. On May 3, Royal Oak St. Mary's handed the SMOL golfers their second defeat, this by six strokes in best ball play. The Lakers had a tough time on the long Sylvan Glen Course with Pat Ryan registering a poor 57 on the first nine but coming back strong with a 44 for a total of 101. St. Frederick's of Pontiac finished 27 strokes ahead of the SMOL quar- tet on nearby Edgewood Golf Course for the Eaglets third loss. The Eaglets finished the season on a happy note, however, when they were 13 strokes in front of Cathedral Central at the finish of 18 holes to give them their second win against three defeats. Pat Ryan, back on River Rouge, wiped away all unpleasant memories of the course, by firing an 87 to be medalist. Fu. E. Sxnocxi Coach ., fm-F .5f',1' " 4 '7' we - w Pat Ryan lines up a putt as Don Horkey Q: "',' -7 A , and Kenny Lerczak look on. .. .iJ-As--.. . ..- 1- .,- .- . -- .- ...l Don Horkey, Pat Ryan, Dick MacLean, and Kenny Lerczak with Coach Fr. Ed. Skrocki. 'f' l Tllflllli Father John Gabalski's well-trained Eaglet track team of 1955, playing the toughest schedule in recent years, proved themselves to be a strong squad. Led by such stars as Gerry Leszczynski, Stan Majewski, Gerry Ostrowski and Daniel La- zowski, St. Mary's compiled a won-lost record of 7 and 9 against powerful Class A schools of Detroit. ln the April 5th opener, St. Mary's topped Southfield, 67374 to 67174. Oak Park, the third team in the triangular, scored only two points. Strong Walled Lake beat St. Mary's, 75 to 34, as did powerful St. ,loseph's High from Detroit, 57 to 52. The Eag- lets returned to the winning way by defeating St. Mary's of Mount Clemens, 69175 to 39475. Another power from Detroit, Servite, handed St. Mary's its third loss, taking the meet easily, 70172 to 38172. The Eaglets really evened up their season's mark at 3-3 when they walloped St. Mary's Redford and Cathedral Central in a triangular at University of Detroit. The final score, a new record for SMOL, was 100172 to 40 to 38172, respectively. For the second time, Servite defeated the Lakers in a triangular meet at the U of D oval. The Panthers totaled 70174 points to Orchard Lake's 56 to Cathedral Centralis 10 374. Waterford also handed OL a loss, winning 59175 to 45 575. St. Mary's Mount Clemens had 30 points. St. Michaells of Pontiac were easy pickings for OL, as they lost 71172 to 37172. However, Cranbrook managed St. Mary's just as easily, taking the dual meet by a score of 75172 to 33172. ln the Class B Regionals held at Ypsilanti, SMOL finished in eighth spot with 6172 points. River Rouge took the Class B honors with 4-8172 points. ln the Catholic League lnvitations, Servite won with little trouble, racking up 62 37 7 points. The Eaglets finished in sixth posi- tion with 6 points behind St. Joseph's, DeLaSalle, St. Bernard's and Austin High. N I FR. JOHN GABALSKI Head Couch The 1955 "Eaglet" Thinclads B. Masztakowski J. Telesz - . N ' ., fgj , 6' -' ' . 'J- 'J I U-4 fx' 'A' 1' . ..:,..L....'14-Lf., .A.. ,- S. Piaseczny , E .n' ln F , N , if ' if J. Waluk ,.'I ' ifwvg- 1 ziQ"'L"',I " 1 , Y Y ti J f P : Y ,' f 5 .' ' fun :J I ' 0 ' y , , A if P Q Q 1,5 .2 ' - A1 ....,.L 2-2156 ' :i D. Mutrynowski S. Majewski -of BASEBALL The year 1955 saw the St. Mary's baseball squad end a 23 year old "famine" when they won the Suburban division of the Catholic League, but they'll have to wait another year if they plan to take the Second Division cham- pionship.- St. Philip's High came from behind in the last inning of the deciding game to nose out the Eaglets 6 to 5 and take the title. St. Maryis began the horsehide season at Hazel Park on April 21 against St. Rita's and, after holding off a Viking rally, won the contest, 7-6. Vince Pernicki, Pete Ziebron, and Stan Wiercioch were the big guns in the victory. St. Frederick's provided the next opposition for SMOL in an easy win for the Lakers, who whipped the Rams, 14 to 5. The booming bats of Ron Federowicz, Stan Smolinski and Pete Ziebron, each with 2 hits, gave pitcher Ziebron enough support to take his second game. On May 2, St. Mary's opened the 1955 campaign at home facing St. James. Thanks to an error, a sacrifice hit and another error, the Eaglets took the game in the last inning, 4 to 3. Ziebron, top hitter with 2-for-2, went the distance on the mound. Another close one that was decided in the final inning gave SMOL their fourth straight win when they edged St. Mary's of Royal Oak on the latter's diamond, 2 to 1. Ziebron went all the way, allowing only three hits and striking out seven. St. Michael's of Pontiac proved themselves to be the villain in SMOL's winning ways when they stopped the Eaglets, 6 to 3, at Orchard Lake, Ziebron suffered his first loss as his teamates committed seven errors. St- MMY75 Came Tight back, h0WCVe1', by blaflkiflg St. Beneclict's in Highland Park, 5 to 0, with Pete Ziebron throwing a 41 hitter. St. Rita's, in the return engagement, lost another tight one to SMOL by the score of 3 to 2. The final game of the season was perhaps the toughest. On the verge of winning the Suburban title, St. Mary's faced St. Clement's at OL in a game that was played, after a heavy rain had halted the contest in the second inning for 25 minutes, in ankle-deep mud. It was a real thriller that saw St. Mary's push across 4- runs in the last inning and take the game 8 to 7. This was St. Mary,s first baseball championship of any kind since 1932. May 27 was the day that SMOL faced the West Side winners, St. Andrew's, and once more, had to score in the final inning to earn them the right to Fa. JoHN Rzucoczr Coach e a N k THE 1955 SUBURBAN CATHOLIC LEAGUE BASEBALL CHAMPIONS Seated: L. Mallat ,T. Kopacki, S. Moniuszko, J. Lenart, S. Wiercioch, P. Franckowiak, lfietrayk, A. Choj- nowski. Standing: Fr. J. Rakoczy, Coach, S. Smolinski, E. Pilarski, V. Permcki, A. Coisdzmski, R. Federo- wicz, P. Ziebron, A. Redwick, assistant Coach. SCORES SMOL .... .... 7 St. Rita's ...... .... 5 SMOL .... .... 1 4- St. Frederick's .....,. .... 5 SMOL .... ,... 41 St. James ,.,............... 3 SMOL .... ,.,. 2 St. Mary's Royal Oak ........ 1 SMOL .... .... 3 St. Michael's .......... .... 6 SMOL .... .... 5 St. Benedict's ........ .... 0 SMOL .... ..., 3 St. Rita's ...... .... 2 SMOL .... .... 8 St. Clement's . . , . . . . 7 SMOL .... , . . . 3 St. Andrew's . . . . . . . 2 SMOL .... ,... 5 St. Phillip's . . . . . . 6 meet St. Philip's in the championship tilt. The final score was 3-2. The University of Detroit was the scene of the Second Division playoff game between St. Mary's and St. Philip's. The latter went into a 2-0 lead in the opening inning but Orchard Lake came back with two runs in the fifth and added three more in the sixth to hold a 5-3 lead, going into the seventh inning. Two singles, a booming triple and a walk proved to be the downfall of the St. Mary's baseball team as they lost 6-5 The final season's record of 8 wins and 2 defeats was the best any SMOL team has chalked up in recent campaigns The top hitter on the club was big first baseman, Ron Federowicz, with a .4-12 percentage. Stan Wiercioh was second with a .385 mark Pete Ziebron, naturally, was the top hurler, having an 8-2 mark, with 49 strikeouts and 19 bases on balls in 69 71 innings ifg, N u.. Peter Zxebron Y Paul Franckowiak f g -' Ronald Federowicz Ted Kopacki , ' in Stanley Wiercioch ' Q. U Stanley Smolinski Leonard Mallat THE 1955 EAGLET NINE Edward Pilarski , Vincent Pernicki Suburban Eathnlil: League Champions -A-1 THAMUHALS 1 3 . ' -L' l I x -V + Q I i. nf? .ir V..- ,-......... .- - .. L., ,Q sr...,..,., 1 T l an YF ' The Athletic Board of Control: Fr. E. Szczygielg Fr. J. Rakoczyg Chairmang Fr. A. Wotta. Signals: Twenty-three, fortyjive, sixty-seven . . . Hike! A shot on goal and the puck goes flying into the nets. I H-' 'U ' . . "AH in 3 '- Q ' 0 A V 1 ' -.siiviiifo i .or , gf' I ' C Highlighting the daily program of St. Mary's students not fortunate enough to wear the Red and White in a Varsity sport are sports activities of a diversified nature. From autumn, when football fumbles are the common sight on the field, through winter, when excited cheers move the roof from the gymnasium, to spring and the sound of ball against bat, the student's character is enriched tre- mendously in the spirit of co-operation. ln all three divisions, high school, college and seminary, the football leagues begin their sched- ules, and the year's intramural sports picture has a good start. Various playoffs and championship games close the schedules come cold November. The snow comes and so do the students to the gym where interest really reaches a peak in the sport that is played by all, basketball. Orchard Lake freezes over and the hockey enthusiasts get out the rusty skates for many enjoyable hours on the ice. Of course, during this season, the buildings hold their annual pool, ping-pong, checker, and chess tournaments to keep everyone "on his toes." Then, the white snow disappears under the gold- en Spring sun and makes way for the beautiful green grass. The baseball diamond, the volleyball and tennis courts all receive much wear from eager athletes. And after a hard session on the field, there's nothing like a cool, refreshing dip in the clear, blue waters of Orchard Lake. May 30 rolls around and the intramural sports calendar comes to a fitting climax in the annual Field Day with all the classes competing against each other for honors. Thus, the boy at St. Mary's develops into a Christian man, . dy I . ,,3?,45,M5 13. H Q f I'..l.f!1f-'Yu wus. A r.'2L.!1,j.:. L 'Lil 1- ' usll4J '-aloqll. --.. .. .. "- . . 'f' , - 5 .VA ' ' - A . 1 4 LN-r ,""',, n ..,, , H: J' V 'M-V. sig.. 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Pl , , , I , ln the Memorial Day Field Meet you just have to give your "all" for the class! ifw ii ' ,' ' 1' W W' flfffffif . sv- aff ft give A K5 Q i s N egg I 5, ' A ' U ii 1 5 xx 41 . ff 3 - ' 1"' I 3 Q 35 The warm splashing water of Orchard Lake beckons invitingly in the Spring and Fall, 0, I 5.1 ' E?-iF?r'1S1 -- is-La, "ff ' I ' A. -fa-riff, - 4 ' EQ-is 5-s gQ1.Zffif'f f -' a5iif7l'3ffi5g" '4 h'm.'E" Y Y 1 E V ' -, En.. I 'M "Batter up."' in a softball game. The pitch: a J strike! V uh , I 41 Il .ll .. 'Y Q N, s " "- 3'- ' ' V , " i I ,, , -gn. . . K w.,,-ssa., --. ...,.'. ' Sometimes there's a lot of "love" to tennis. 'I' 137- 5 L S fm E L4 .Z , 5 L5 . 5' . '5 5' 55: 3 g 4'-' . f ., 5' .L xl "P- 1 "","'5Yfi"v 4 , 'A' K f.+-f, 4 .V ' "fa 'A 3- , .1 ' ,1l.,,,7i5'if' 3 lv ex gg? KM, 0 KA 4 Q' -uw SYN Q 2 mx A, 5111' may 1 V" 'ss Ai iw a If f . lf r 14: ,f bf f W ' J' .. ,. , ff. X, I 2 nf, J. fr!-,yf rf! If ,f ,ff ,I xr ff f . f 1 ff rf f f f. f K, ' 'jf' ,fr f f fl 1 I I ff I f 1 7 Vf' f Xf X f X X J f XX if ,ff if .ff I X ff! ff lf! if f 5 ,X e f Af f ,Q ff f I ff! 1 I f' If ll! lr! I I If fy ,ff f 1 ff f J, X! ff' ,I ef f ' xx ff f ,I If If ff' X I, ff 1 ff f J lf! 57fff e' ,fm ' f -' .fr ei if .fx ff f -f X' "' f 5 ,f I, ff ,f .ff .f ,f af if fl 9 Af' ,ff ,fa ' 4' 1 ff 1 ' ff' . ,J ', A-' 'K .fag A? fl 7 -f ' ff ,, .-' ZX an - the theme PULISH AMEHIII FHATEH AL UHBA IZATIU S The history of the fourteen leading Polish American fraternal organizations reviewed in this yearbook dates back to the nineteenth cen- tury. Chronologically speaking, the first to appear was the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, which was founded in 1873. The next fifty years saw the rise of the remaining thirteen fraternals, with the United Polish Women of America, which was established in 1932, being the youngest. Eight of the fraternals were started in the nineteenth century: the Polish Roman Catho- lic Union of America Q18731g the Polish National Alliance Q18801g the Polish Fal- cons of America Q18861 3 the Polish Union of the United States of America Q18901g the Alliance of Poles in America Q18951g the Polish Womenis Alliance of America Q18981g the Polish Beneficial Association Q18991. Five fraternals were established during the twentieth century. Four of them appeared before World War 1: the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn Q19031g the Associa- tion of the Sons of Poland Q19031g the Pol- ish Alma Mater of America Q19'101g and the Polish Union of America Q19171. Only two fraternals were founded after the war-the Union of Polish Women in America Q19201 and the United Polish Women of America Q 19321. Illinois and Pennsylvania are the birth- place of eight of the fourteen fraternals. Five-the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, the Polish Falcons, the Polish Women's Alliance of America, the Polish Alma Mater of America and the United Pol- ish Women of America were founded in Illi- nois. Three others-the Polish Beneficial Association, the Polish National Alliance of America, and the Union of Polish Women in America-were organized in Pennsylvania. Two were founded in New York: the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn and the Pol- ish Union of America. The remaining four appeared in as many states: the Polish Union of the United States of North America Qin Minnesota1, the Polish Association of America Qin Wisconsin1, the Alliance of Poles in America Qin Ohio1, and the Associa- tion of the Sons of Poland Qin New Jersey1. The multiple objectives of the fourteen or- ganizations are very much alike. Their com- mon purpose is insurance, or the sale of in- surance policies. However, insurance is not the only purpose. The other purposes may be summed up as follows: Q11 to unify immigrants of Polish and Slavic descent by means of religious, moral and material aid in time of needg Q21 to foster among them a new love for their adopted country, as well as to keep their old love for their fatherland, their language, cus- toms and cultureg Q31 to develop in youth a better understanding of American patriotism and loyalty, and help them to become better citizens, conscious of their obligations and fulfilling them honorablyg to inculcate in men and women alike the finest ideals of the Polish heritage. The Museum and Archives of the Polish Roman Catholic Union are among the finest in the United States and hold the episcopal robes and vessels of the Servant of God, Archbishop John B. Cieplak. Taken together, the fourteen fraternals have a membership of 754,528 members grouped in 5,4-95 lodges. Heading the list as regards both membership and lodges is the Polish National Alliance which has a mem- bership of 338,124 members and 1,625 lodges. Next comes the Polish Roman Catho- lic Union of America which has 176,850 members, in the number of lodges, however, it stands third, since the Polish Womeifs Al- liance of America has 1,196 lodges compared with the 1,04-'I lodges of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America. The members of the fourteen fraternals live throughout the United States but more than half reside in Illinois, New York, and Pennsylvania. In Illinois there are 162,205 members, in Pennsylvania there are 136,529 and in New York there are l09,519. ln the fiscal year 1955 the assets of the fourteen fraternal organizations amounted to 3154-,24-4-,76il.60 with the Polish National Alliance having a share of fS73,985,567. The current liabilities of the fourteen organiza- tions for the same year amounted to 354,861,- 329.00. The benefits paid to the holders of insurance policies reached a total of 3573,- l50,346.68 during that year. The activities of the fourteen Polish Amer- ican fraternal organizations are very much the same, a combination of insurance and so- cial service. There is only one exception. The Polish Association of America deals strictly with insurance and is engaged in 110 other activities. Though organized as insurance companies, the thirteen other fraternals also sponsor var- ' 1-- Each of these organizations considers a youth section a must for its growth and development. in. -. ..-.,.,-:IL ' 1 " 5i"f-'a fl" t i R 1 N 1 " .5 9 ??. ,,?-. ,A Y Y: f ' RQ? 'fs -Lj,,9lg,'f,, Y.. . --:--. ,',..'-f. . : ' Ii "'5a4,f ,. .ff-55 wsmuszvw - ' -.' - e " v, .g g ' V' ' "V - . - ' -5? - - -V1 97-52:-' L'. N- 's:fi"'-'-rx On May 11, 1910, the Polish National Alliance presented to the U.S. Government a monument of General Thaddeus Kosciuszl-to which stands in Washington. ious activities: the publication of Polish pa- pers, HDziennik Zwiazkowyi' and 'izgodaf' fthe Polish National Alliancej, 6'Nar0d Pol- ski" fthe Polish Roman Catholic Unionj, 6'Kuryer Zjednoczenian fAlliance of Polesj, and the "Jednosc" fPolish Beneficial Asso- ciationj, the maintenance of summer camps for boys and girls fP.R.C.U.J, and the offer- ing of scholarships fPolish Union of the U.S.J. The Union of Polish Women in America interests itself in juvenile deliquency. It sponsors youth entertainment and social gatherings. The Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn has a special committee to combat communism. The Polish National Alliance supports a private college and a technical in- stitute. Special mention should be made of old age homes, and choral and dramatic groups lcoritinued on page 21 li Religious, political, and cultural rallies sponsored hy the Polish-American Fraternal Organizations draw hundreds of thousands of participants. ALLIA IIE UF PULE5 UF AMERICA CLEVELAND, OHIO 'Q A .fi '. 'i1 The Alliance of Poles of ance's Anniversary of Founding on Septem America QZwiazek Polakow w ber 22nd of each year. Ameryce1 was first established in October of 1895 and bore the title of "Alliance of Poles of Ohiof' On September 22, 1895, the Alliance's first organizational meeting was held, and Messrs. Theodore Zolnowslci and Joseph Der- anek constituted the first membership roster. It was not until the third meeting that staff officers were elected, and they were: lVlr. Theodore Zolnowski, President, lVlr. Thomas Rutkowski, Secretary, and Mr. Joseph Der- anek, Treasurer. The Allianceis beginnings proved to be slow and difficult. Nevertheless, the Alli- ance was incorporated in the state of Ohio on December 22, 1895. In January of 1897, the Alliance of Poles of America held its First Convention, the place was St. Stanislaus Church, the mem- bership totaled 259. The same year saw the establishment of the first Alliance group out- side of Cleveland: the city was Lorain, Ohio. The aims of the Alliance are: Q11 to fos- ter unity among Americans of Polish and other Slavic extraction professing the Roman Catholic faith, Q21 to provide members with life insurance, Q31 to maintain cul- tural ties with Poland, Q41 to uphold a spirit of unity and cooperation with other Polish patriotic, educational, and social organiza- tions, Q51 to protect immigrants from ex- ploitation, Q61 to awaken in today's Polish youth the desire to study and love the lan- guage and culture of Poland, Q71 to publish a news weekly, and Q81 to observe the Alli- u. Of the thirty Polish dailies and weeklies published regularly in the U.S., nine are owned and operated by Polish-American Fraternal groups. The Alliance of Poles of America has a membership of 15,080, with 12,622 in Ohio 2,358 in Michigan, and 100 in other sections of the United States. ln 1955 membership was distributed among 96 lodges. Various forms of insurance issued by the Alliance are: whole life, 20 year payment life, 20 year endowment, 30 year payment and paid up at the age of 70 certificates from 3300 to 355,000 Certificates issued for Ohio number 12,622, for Michigan 2,358 and elsewhere 100. Benefit certificates for the year 1955 amounted to 15,080. Deaths per 1,000 benefit certificates for 1954 was 9.8fQ.. The mortality ratio for 1955 was 51.594, the interest rate realized was 2.99f4 The valuation ratio was 1l3.59CZp. The financial standing of the Alliance as of January 1, 1955, included assets of 352 Ccontinued on page 2121 rf , Jr ,Let . A- 11 49 ff' .1 X if ? ASSUCIATIU UP THE SU 5 UF PUIJ-l ll JERSEY crrY, NEW JERSEY he year 1903 saw the establishment of the Association of the Sons of Poland fStowarzyszenie Synow Polskij. As of Jan- uary 1, 1953, the Association numbered 1,22 lodges, 124- in 1954, and 123 in 1955. Mem- bers are found in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, with New Jersey claiming the greatest membership. On January 1, 1955, the Association ofthe Sons of Poland registered assets of 553,- l54,213.35, liabilities of S50,415.19g re- serves of 352,910,211 and unassigned funds of 35193,581.16. The interest rate realized was 3.08f1g the valuation ratio stands at 106.54-'71, and the valuation surplus amounts to 5ll5193,581.l6. The mortality ratio is fig- ured at 60.82. Whereas the insurance in force, including juniors, numbered 39,794,- 770 on January 1, 1954, it totaled 39,824,- 918 at the beginning of 1955. The benefits paid in 1952, 1953, and 1954- were 55168,- 52124, 3'5160,982, and 3l5153,171.25 respec- tively. The Association of the Sons of Poland is- sues certificates from 3300 to 35,000 On January 1, 1953, adult benefit certificates numbered 15,260g junior benefit certificates numbered 1,961. ln 1954-, 15,164 certifi- cates were had, with an increase to 2,034 among the juniors. The 1955 records list 15,076 adult and 2,083 junior certificates. The largest amount of these certificates has been issued in New Jersey, 15,744. New York claims 1,214-, and Connecticut 201. The Home Office of the Association of the Solis of Poland is located at 665 Newark Avenue, Jersey City 6, New Jersey. The Of- ficers for 1955 were: lVlr. Joseph Pawloski, President, lVlr, Alexander Sudnik Jr., Secre- taryg lVIr. Joseph Nowicki,Treasurerg John S. Bogacz, M.D., Medical Examiner, and lVlr. M. F. Czachorowski, General Counsel. V. BIELECKI Cultural programs such as the marionette theatre pictured above are sponsored by the Polish-American Fraternal organiza- tions to acquaint Americans with the traditions of their forehears. PULISH ALMA MATEH UF AMERICA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS It was the Reverend Vincent Barzynski, C.R., a Chicago priest, who first struck upon the idea to form the Alma Mater, which would serve as a medium to keep alive among the Polish youth an interest in things Polish. Reverend Francis Gordon, C.R., took to Father Barzynskiis idea and brought it to fruition. Being the moderator of a Polish Falcon group at St. Stanislaus Parish in Chi- cago, Father Gordon in due time trans- formed it into the first group of the Alma Mater. The ideology of the new association was patterned after the Alma Mater in Po- land. ,mhough the American Alma Mater was H 0 q n 1 a social and cultural organization, It ,g ames an insurance program -on May 4, 1910, at which time the Alma Mater com- menced business as a fraternal insurance so- ciety. Today the aim of the Polish Alma Mater flVIacierz Polskaj is to unite Polish people professing the Roman Catholic religion in the United States for the purposes of KU up- serves to 351,231,326, and unassigned funds to 361,002.93 The amount of insurance in force as of January 1, 1955, was 353,900,- 437g benefits paid in 1954 totaled 3B80,698.59. The different types of insurance that the Alma Mater offers are ordinary life, 20 year payment life, and 20 year endowment, while certificates range from 3250 to 355,000 Deaths per 1,000 benefit certificates in 1952 amounted to 17.57, in 1953, 16.224, in 1954, 19.604, Benefits paid in 1952 amounted to 380,072.71.g in 1953, 374,344.- 45, and in 1954, 380,698.59 The Home office of the Polish Alma Mater of America is located at 1645 Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago 47, Illinois. The Officers as of 1955 were: Mr. Joseph Nykoza, Presi- dentg M's Harriet J. LeBr0ck, Secretaryg Mr. Waltel' A. Knapczyk, Treasurer, B. Ta- tarowicz, MD., Medical Examiner, and Mr. Julius T. Skrydlewski, Attorney. D. CI-ILEBOWY holding Christian morals and the cultivation ' of civic virtues, C2j providing opportunities X for higher learning and the fostering of pa- . triotismg f3j giving fraternal aid in times of li' ' f need, and f4J offering insurance policies to 'J 2 its members. il, -1 The membership of the Polish Alma Mater Alf. , of America numbers 6,843 and these are 4 u grouped around 105 lodges. ' 1 The assets of the Polish Alma Mater of Scouting Plays an important 'L A America as of January 1, 1955, amounted to glrtmxylhff Yagi xiii? -- 3B1,344,677.13g liabilities to iB52,34-8.20, re- tions. V ' 1 ng A lil f 1 t .1 ',,,.- Q Q2 515, cy, f Q,- 144 P, .A is PULISH ASSIIIIIATIU UP AMEHIII!-I MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN n the middle of the 1890's, several lVIilwz-tukee societies belonging to the Polish Roman Catholic Union became dissatisfied with the general aims of this national associa- tion. The first organizational meeting took place in the parish hall of St. Hyacinth,s Church on August 4, 1895. Subsequent meetings were held in the parish halls of St. Stanislaus, St. Josephat, St. Vincent, and St. Hedwig. A joint meeting of all societies involved was finally held on November 18, 1895, in St. Stanislaus' parish hall. At this meeting, the Associatiorfs Constitution was approved, and the following were elected officers pro tempore: Mr. Ignatius Czerwinski, Presi- dent, lVIr. Ignatius Corski, Secretary, and Mr. Andrew Dich, Treasurer. Since this time, the Polish Association of America fStowa1'zyszenie Polakow W Amery- cej has grown slowly but steadily in the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, and Ohio. Total membership as of 1955 number- ed 7,096 and lodges 1.50. The Association issues insurance to both men and women. It issues certificates from 35500 to 355,000 Issued are policies for whole life, life paid up at 70, 20 year pay- ment life, and 20 year endowment. As regards its financial standing, the as- sets of the Polish Association of America as of January 1, 1955, amounted to 351,537,- 499.62g its liabilities as of January 1, 1954, totaled 3l370,024.92g its reserves SlS1,244,370g contingent reserves 1lS96,000, and unassigned funds, 3l51.27,104.70. In 1954 the amount of insurance in force was EB3,828,191g in 1955 it was 353,752,709 In 1953 the Association paid 380,236.21 in benefits. The following year the amount of benefits paid was 3591,- 088.941, With regard to the distribution of certifi- cates, Wisconsin claims 5,324, Illinois 645, Ohio 353, and Michigan 205. In 1954 adult benefit certificates numbered 6,500g jun- ior 851. In 1955 adult benefit certificates numbered 6,372g junior 724. The number of deaths per 1,000 benefit certificates in 1952 tcontinued on page 2127 PULISH BE Eljlljlfll. ASSUIIIATIU PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Bridesburg, Pennsylvania, be- 1 fore the turn of the century, three men, Francis Jaskowiak, Julian Wessel, and Francis Chwieroth became deeply aware of the need for an organization which would provide Polish Americans living in Phila- delphia and vicinity with financial aid in cases of misfortune. They, together with the help of their pastor, Father Marian Kopyt- kiewicz, founded on December 3, 1899, the Polish Beneficial Association fPol'skie Stow- arzyszenie Kasy p.o. Sw. Jana Kantegol. St. John Cantius, whose love for the poor knew no bounds, became its patron saint. On Jan- uary 14, 1900, its constitution was completed and approved, while on April 10th of the same year, a charter was obtained from the State Legislature. Throughout the years membership in the Association grew steadily to the extent that in 1955 it boasted a total of 24,547 persons. Its members live in four states, and of these 20,228 are found in Pennsylvania, 2,960 in New Jersey, 1,174 in Delaware, and 185 in Maryland. The Organization has 133 lodges, the Home Lodge being in Philadelphia. Al- though the number of lodges has fluctuated slightly within the past three years, member- ship has increased substantially, particular- ly in the junior group. The Polish Beneficial Association issues the following insurance certificates from 35250 to 3B2,000: endowment at age 85, 20 year payment life, 20 year endowment, and endowment at age 65. The interest rate real- ized was 4.20'X,. Certificate holders are to be found in the four states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. As of the fiscal year 1955, the financial standing of the Polish Beneficial Association shows assets amounting to S3,548,404.98g li- abilities of 3B54,318.62, and reserves of 353,- 277,948 The insurance in force for the fis- cal years from 1953 to 1955 shows an in- crease from 312,049,066 in 1953 to 312,- 190,661 in 1954, and to 312,322,705 in 1955. Benefits paid during 1953 amounted to 3130,678.74 and 35124,606.74 in 1954. The Officials of the Association as of 1955 were: Mr. Walter Pytko, President, Mr. Julian Zhytniewski, General Secretaryg Mr. Michael Branka, Treasurer, Wallace Sli- winski, M.D., Medical Examiner, and Mr. Stanley Jakubowski, Solicitor. The Home Office of the Polish Beneficial Association is located at Orthodox and Almond Streets, Philadelphia 37, Pennsylvania. G. F. RAJEWSKI imn? 4 15 .' 7 Q 'g x, I Alu A . ali :- 1 ,ri ' ' . '- u f , 5 . X 3 '-UAAA I 'A E , Yimr E -1 'f f I .g .n A I. .. 4 X p sf' PULISH 13111.00 fi UP AMERICA PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA fisbr, ..- hw xx ,1- " Wg, , ,isa-rf.. "' Q he first nest of the Polish Falcons of America fSokolstwo Polskie w Amerycel was founded in 1886 in the city of Chicago. In the ensuing four' years, several more nests were founded in other large cities. It was not until 1895 that the existing nests were united into what is known today as the Pol- ish Falcons of America, the first President of which was Mr, K. Zychlinski. In 1905 the Falcons became affiliated with the Polish Nrtronrl Alliance retaining however their rutonomy md rndrvrdual character Four years l rtcr due to the rapid increase rn mem lrershrp the Frlcons felt that the advantage ous moment had rrrrved to become once agrrn rn independent association Soon thererfter the Falcons drvrded into two na tional groups with headquarters rn Chrcago and New York In 1918 rn order to check member ship leakage the Falcons introduced an rnsurance program The arms of the Falcons then as now are 1 to foster rn its members a love for and partrcrpatron rn group calrsthenrcs thereby ding them with opportunities to learn e canrng of unrty obedience and stam ' to keep rlrve a love and attachment tl land relrgron and culture of its fore ears to help the Polish immigrant ad just rself to the American scene 4 to rcour rge the study and use of the Polish X Membership rn the Polrsh Falcons of rca as of January 1 1955 totaled 20 rch 6099 were social members n 1953 the Falcons boasted 199 lodges rn 954 197 ard rn 1955 194 'Ja Xt. .,--4 .Q .f -.,1 w- ,Ng dowment at 65, 20 year payment life, 20 year paid up, payable at the age 60, and 20 year endowment. The insurance distribution of certificates according to states is: Penn- sylvania, 6,1013 Connecticut, 3,2815 Michi- gan, 2,2503 Massachusetts, 1,196, and other states, 7,595. Adult benefit certificates in 1953 numbered 15,2035 in 1954- they num- bered 16,125, and in 1955 the number de- creased to 15,721. On January 1 1955 the assets of the Pol rsh Falcons of America amounted to 352 9442 785 18 lrabrlrtres 3524 385 94 reserves 351 863 432 contingent reserves S5150 000 and unassigned funds S5886 870 74 Besides its model program of calrsthenrcs the Polish Falcons also arranges and pro motes various actrvrtres as sport contests ex cursrons and the celebratrorr of important national holidays It also encourages dis CUSSIOH clubs singing circles as Well as lend mg libraries The Officers of the Polish Falcons of America in 1955 were Mr Walter J Laska Cco tnued on page 2127 tr? ft? 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ALLIA IIE still - 9 93m CHICAGO, ILLINOIS :ff slr?--, L ' to unite into an alliance or federation under tbl' N f 5' ti' ' Sn- W I .I 4 sf, gi Pig ZfR"t Qi Ll- f Another man who point- ed out the need of unit- ing all Polish American societies then exist- ing in the United States into one organization was Agaton Giller, a Polish exile living in Switzerland. His article "O organizacji Polakow w Amerycef' which appeared in CHARLES ROZMAREK Presldent Polish newspapers both in Poland and Amer ica, inspired the formation of the Polish Na tional Alliance Zwiazek Narodowy Polski Gilleris plea was not in vain, for on Feb ruary 15, 1880, Julius Andrzejkowicz invited prominent Polish Americans residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to attend a meet ing. Mr. Andrzejkowicz stressed the neces sity for all Polish organizations in America the name 'cZwiazek Narodowy Polski" fPol- ish National Alliancej. It was understood that each society which joined would retain its individual character. Messrs. Julian Szajnert, Julian Lipinski, Vincent Doman- ski, John Bialynski, Anthony Wojczynski, John Popielinski, John Blachowski, Teofil Kucielski, aIId Peter Beczkiewicz, co-f0und- ers of the Alliance, supported their confrere's proposal. Immediately, thereupon, an open invita- tion was published in the Polish Press asking all Polish American societies to join the pro- posed association. Societies from Illinois, California, Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, and Wisconsin responded immediate- ly. After the first draft of the Constitution was completed, Mr Andrzejkowicz designated September 20 1880 as the d rte for the First National Convention of the Polish National Alliance The place chosen was Chicago It was at the Convention that the Alliance s ob jectrves were defined, namely, to strrve for the moral and material betterment of Poles lrvrng rn Amer rea to assist the Polish rmmr grant to establish himself upon hrs arrival rn the United States, to make use of all puhlrc relations media rn order to better the polrtr cal, and economic srtuatron of the Polish people rn America ind Poland, and to com memorate national anniversaries Further more, the Convention decided to adopt the 4141 ,ylfff-it!-If 'V' The most laudable of P.N.A. purposes is to provide necessary funds for operational and capi- tal expenditures of Alliance Col- lege in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania, which is accredit- ed by the North Central Associa- tion. Sf . The present headquarters of the P.N.A. in Chicago, Illi- nois, was dedicated on May 8, 1938. policy of Non-Denominationalism. This it did in order to be consistent with the Arti- cles of the Polish Constitution of May 3, 1792 and the American Constitution, both of which respect their citizens, choice of reli- gion. lt was stipulated, however, in the Al- liance's Constitution that the religious part of all formal Polish National Alliance cele- brations are to take place in a Roman Catho- lic church. Ever since its formal establishment, the Polish National Alliance has sought to bett rf' the educational level of Poles livingxin-. . - r- ica. One important step magic? ' accomplishment of this was the founding of the Alliance College in Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania. President Taft in his speech on the occasion of the College's dedication fOctober 26, 1912i said that the United States of America was proud to have a group of immigrants so interested in its newly adopted country as to establish a center of higher education for its own constituents. The President further commented on the neces- sity and utility of such an institution as the Alliance College which would instruct Poles, not only in the history, literature and culture of America, but also in that of Poland, there- by preparing better and more useful citizens of the United States. Noteworthy is the fact that long before the establishment of the Alliance College, the Polish National Alliance was already inter- ested in supporting centers of higher learn- ing. As early as 1886, the Alliance placed a special assessment on its members for the purpose of creating a fund which was des- ignated to aid in the construction and main- On the North East corner of Lafayette Square in the city of Washington stands the Kosciuszko tenance of the Polish Seminary in Detroit, now located at Orchard Lake. The social, charitable, and cultural are not overlooked by the Alliance in its log of activities. It gives financial assistance to its poor and destitute members, maintains a li- brary and archives, a museum, sports clubs, choral societies, amateur dramatic circles, folk dancing groups, and publishes Zgoda, a weekly, and Dziennik Zwiazkowy, a daily. It also sponsors summer camps for boys and girls as well as supplementary schools for the teaching of the Polish language. While still in its infancy, the Polish Na- tional Alliance recognized the necessity of a Mortuary Fund, but it was not until a decade later that an adequate insurance program was devised. lcontinued on page 2133 .QA i ' i I' ' , "3 I fl at , J lt L i . 1 .1, f. ' ,til . U F Fra -27 d X for NX HJ Wflmi Kosciusz KO Mcmw. "M 'Will vwuq, www i 44' 'WV Wil gi ff 'Q u, X K fl I I . l l u X i im I I . Q 31 l ' ' WIA , I M, ff i ' 'WMM' 'CQ A P' it"X Z 4! x 1 ' l s ,rl ""' I ., gm N M 'tix i .if . "J SARATUBA Monument which was erected by a d a ' expense of the Polish Na 'anal X , P KZJQLLJ , , A , PULISH ATIIJ L ALLIA EE UF BHUUHLY BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Z- R N. 15 it ,c it, .A Mini 'Mats sin' "S'4:, 21 gn thi' ,g o ffatemal benefit 50CiCtY Of Which 5 of these certificates are New York, New Jer- every Polish American may be justly proud is the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn QZjednoczenie Polsko Narodowe1. It was founded on February 10, 1903, as a direct resu'lt of a meeting of a group of Polish im- migrants who had convened at 237 Kent Ave- nue, Brooklyn, New York. The specific aims of the Alliance are: Q11 to unite American Poles and others of Slavic descent for the purpose of affording them an opportunity to profit by the benefits that accrue from such a union, Q21 to instill in them a greater love for their adopted coun- try, Q31 to encourage its members to prac- tice the corporal works of mercy, Q41 to pre- serve the Faith of their Forefathers, Q51 to make a positive contribution to American cul- ture by keeping alive an interest in the cul- ture, history, and literature of Poland, Q61 to encourage its youth to study and use the Polish language. Withili the past fifty-two years, member- ship has steadily increased to a total of 20,- 652 and lodges to 152. The Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn issues certificates from S300 to !'1B10,000. In- rance policies offered are for whole life, - - a men ife and 20 year endow- W f s hich r eive the majority -'?T sey, and Michigan. Deaths per 1,000 benefit certificates were 15.562, in 1953 and 13.9611 in 1954. The financial standing of the Alliance is sound. As of January 1, 1955, total assets amounted to 3S4,216,878.10, liabilities for the same period were .iB75,119.30. The in- surance in force in 1955 totaled 312,422,- 196 as compared to 311,865,051 in 1954, benefits paid out in 1954 amounted to 35211,- 285.87 as compared to 3221,065.08 in 1953. The activities of the Polish National Al- liance of Brooklyn are varied and many. The Alliance purchased Polish Government Bonds during W'orld War 1 and United States De- fense Bonds during the past two World Wars, organized a special Committee to fight Communism, established a scholarship pro- gram for needy students, constructed a sum- mer camp for boys and girls at Oak Ridge, Qcontinued on page 2131 0 1 1 1 . E M Z Q .a To promote Polish art, music, drama and literature is among the chief cul- tural objectives of the Polish Ameri can Fraternal Organizations. Q Y- Q PX UNITED PULISH WUME UP AMERICA CHICAGO, ILLINOIS ounded in 1932, the United Polish Women of America lUnia Polek w Amerycei is the youngest of all Polish fraternal or- ganizations. As of 1955, it boasted 54 lodges and a membership of 3,953. Fully cognizant of the fact that the works of Inercy must occupy a focal and not mar- ginal place in the life of every true Chris- tian, the United Polish Women of America has outlined a model program of charity. One outstanding facet of its program is a Wel- fare Fund which is replenished not by as- sessing its members, but rather by a volun- tary periodic donation. Financial assistance is extended to any needy member whenever misfortune or disaster strikes. It was on December 1, 1932, that the Unit- ed Polish Women of America commenced its insurance activities. Issued at present are the following certificates from 55300 to 32,000: whole life, 20 year payment life, and 20 year endowment. In 1955 adult ben- efit certificates numbered 3,666 and Junior 287. As of January 1, 1955, assets of the United Polish Women of America amounted to 3B582,906.23g liabilities 311,562.84g reserves 35511,268, and unassigned funds 360,075.39 The amount of insurance in force in 1954 totaled 32,008,815 and 32,078,815 in the fiscal year of 1955. Benefits paid out in 1953 totaled 3B49,903.10g in 1954 they amounted to 345,190.46 The Officers of the United Polish Women of America as of 1955 were: Mis. Anna Kosieracki, President, lVI's. Antoinette Wilk- owski, Secretary, and lVl's. Helen Mathis, Treasurer. The Home Office 'mis located at 1200 North Ashland Avenue, Chicago 22, Illinois. Dramatic talents of the members receive opportuni- ties for expression in the many productions pre- sented by these organizations. . :hair 1.4 . PIJLISH HUMAN IIATHULIII UNIUN cn-ncAGo, n.uNo:s IP 'f W It was in the early 1870's W A that Poles began to im- migrate en masse to the United States. Most of the 100,000 newly arrived Polish immigrants settled in the industrial, centers such as Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee, Cleveland, and Pittsburg. Almost immediately after their arrival, these immigrants began to build Catholic churches and organize social and charitable societies. As the Polish parishes were the centrum of these societies, activities, it was not long be- fore a Polish pastor advanced the idea of uniting all various Polish American social and charitable societies into one organiza- tion: such a priest was the Reverend Theo- dore Gieryk of Saint Albertus Parish, Detroit, Michigan. In June of 1873, Father Gieryk made known his idea in an open letter pub- lished in various then-existent Polish week- lies. Seeing the wisdom in Father Gieryk's idea, Mr. John Barzynski, editor of the Polish weekly newspaper The Pilgrim, his brother Father Vincent Barzynski, and Messrs. Peter Kiolbassa and Joseph Closkowski arranged for a convention to be held in Detroit on Oc- tober 3, 1873, for the purpose of discussing how Father Gieryk's idea could be best ma- terialized. The home of the P.R.C.U. as well as its Archives and Museums is at 984 Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. Kftsimm I. Kozmciizwxcz President Although the project was unanimously ap- proved, it was decided to postpone actual organization as respresentation at the Con- vention was incomplete. lt was proposed, in consequence, that a National Congress of Pol- ish Americans be held in Chicago on October 14, 15, and 16, 1874. Messrs. Barzynski, Kiolbassa, Closkowski, and Father Gieryk were appointed to act as the Pre-Congress Committee. lt was at the Congress that the foundations of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of Amer- ica fZjednoczenie Polskie R. K. w AJ were laid. Father Gieryk became its first Presi- dent, Mr. Kiolbassa became Vice-President, and Messrs. John Barzynski and August Rud- zinski became Secretary and Treasurer re- spectively. One of the Union's six Directors to be elected was the Reverend Joseph Da- browski, Founder of the Orchard Lake Sem- inary. Twelve years later, it was decided at the 1886 Convention to issue insurance pol- icies. However, it took a full year to es- tablish a definite insurance program. In April, 1887, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America was granted a Charter of Incorporation in the state of Illinois. This marked the formal beginning of the Union as we know it today. Since its beginning in 1873, the Union has grown to be one of the largest fraternal or- ganizations in the United States, members be- ing found in 37 states. At the end of its first fifty years of existence, the Union boasted 1,036 lodges, with lllinois, Michigan, New York and Pennsylania having the majority. The year 1950 saw the existence of 1,095 lodges, the largest amount in the history of the Union. In 1954 the number of lodges totaled 1,053 and 1,041 in 1955. Member- ship in the lodges in 1954 totaled 176,850 and 175,682 in 1955. The objectives of the Polish Roman Cath- olic Union of America as defined in 1874 at the National Congress in Chicago: to uphold the national spirit of Polish Amer- icansg Q21 to help them persevere in the Faith of their Forefathersg to maintain in its youth a lively interest in things Polish, and Q41 to aid in the building and improve- ment of parochial schools in the United States. Financially speaking, the Polish Union is very sound. As of January 1, 1955, it boast- ed assets of 3i535,261,805.33. Liabilities were ilS1,026,854.27, and reserves 330,910,- 134-.70. The amount of insurance in force in 1954 totaled Si9100,118,14-53 in 1955 it rose to fiiS100,973,100. insurance certificates issued are from 3500 to 2ilSl0,000. Certificate holders in Illinois number 48,9533 in New York 27,096g in Pennsylania 26,371, and in Michigan 13,- 9l0. Deaths per 1,000 benefit certificates in 1953 were 14.957 and 13.987,Q in 1954. Benefits other than death paid in, 1953 amounted to 3181052.54 and 35482040.18 in 1954. Sundry are the activities of the Polish Union. At present it grants scholarships to needy students desirous of studying at Or- chard Lake, Michigan, and otherinstitutions of higher learning, sponsors Polish youth clubs with the intention of instilling and pre- serving in their members an appreciation for the language and culture of Poland, main- tains a library and museum located in Chi- cago, publishes the news bi-weekly Polski Narod fP0lish Nationl, affords the Uni0n's members with an extensive athletic program, the emphasis being on softball and bowling, and commemorates religious and national an- niversaries ffor example, the demonstration held last year in Chicago to celebrate the Ccontinued on page 2141 The 1954 National Convention of the P.R.C.U. was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where Most Reverend Stanislaus V. Bona, Bishop of Green Bay, gave the keynote address. His Eminence Samuel Cardinal Stritch, Ordin- ary of Chicago, presided in 1955 at the huge Monsignor Felix Kachnowski, Chaplain, and Mr. Kasimir Kozakie- wicz, President, greeted Archbishop Joseph Gawlina at the Chicago airport when the latter visited the P.R.C.U. headquarters. manifestation marking the 25th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Vistula. Sponsoring such religious celebrations is one of the pur- poses of all Polish-American Fraternal Or- ganizations. Headquarters of the Polish Union is in Wilkes- Barre Pennsylvania. PIILISH U Ill UE THE UNITED STATES WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA The date of the e s t a b l i s h - ment of the Polish Union of the United States of North America fUnia Polska w Stanach Zjednoczonych Polnocnej Amerykij was September 22, 1890, the place: St. Paul, Minnesota, the founder: Fa- i l Rt. Rev. Mr. Sidney Grabowski Msgr. Dominic Mujer pmsident Founder ther Dominic Majer, a shepherd whose con- cern for the immigrant Poles' social and reli- gious welfare was boundless. The ensuing background material will help to throw some light on the Union's formation. It all started in 1889 when the clergy mem- bers of the Polish National Alliance frowned on the idea of permitting non-Roman Catho- lics to qualify for administrative positions in the Alliance. Seeing that their efforts to pre- vent this were fruitless, they began consid- is l ing the possibility of establishing a new or- ganization, an organization which would not only unite all Polish societies in America, but which would also, as the clergy pointed out, embody the Catholicism of the Polish Ro- man Catholic Union and the Nationalism of the Polish National Alliance. The idea be- came a reality when Father Majer organized Society No. One of the Polish Union in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Colden .luhilee of the P.U. of the U.S. of N.A. was honored with the presence of Most Reverend Stephen Woznicki, then Auxiliary of Detroit and now Bishop of Saginaw. In 1896 the Union transferred headquar- ters from St. Paul to Buffalo. It was trans- ferred again in 1906, this time to Wilkes- Barre, Pennsylvania. The purposes of the Polish Union as out- lined in Article II of its Constitution are: fll to offer its members such insurance poli- cies as ordinary life, 20 year payment life, 20 year endowment, endowment at 65, 10 year endowment and 15 year endowment, f2j to maintain a fund for the promotion of patriotic and educational projects, Q31 to strive for the moral, religious, and material betterment of Poles living in America, Q4-J to commemorate national anniversaries, to instill a deeper love for and loyalty to the United Statesg f6j to develop in the Polish youth a love and respect for its Forefathersg f7j to strengthen in all Union members a love for and filial obe- dience to the Roman Catholic Church, and lcontinued on page 2141 The Most Reverend, William Hafey presided at the Blessing ,of the Headquarters. - -. I .xi A' in i i ! ,,v' The Reverend John Pitass THE PULISH UNIUN UF AMERICA BUFFALO, New YORK x ,,, 'fu Founder The history of the Polish Union of Amer- ica fUnia Polska w Amerycej is a stormy but fascinating one. It begins with the year 1889, when at the Sth Convention of the Pol- ish National Alliance in Buffalo, New York, a defeated motion to ammend the constitu- tion and thus exclude all non-Roman Catho- lics from the Polish National Alliance, created the moment for the Roman Catholics present at the Convention to organize a new Polish American Roman Catholic Fraternal Organization. After leaving the convention hall, the displeased delegates gathered in the Rectory of St. Stanislaus Parish, where the pastor, Rev. Dean John Pitass, together with Rev. Dominic Majer of St. Paul, Minnesota, inspired them to organize the Polish Union of America. Under the leadership of Fathers Pitass and Mujer, the Union grew and prospered. The First Convention was held in 1893 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Delegates from Buffalo were Due to the large set- tlement of Polish im- migrants in the State - Q' of Pennsylvania the Union's next Conven- tion was held in the city of Wilkes-Barre. The following Conven- 11011 WHS in Btlf- Mr. Walter J. Lohr falo in 1906 fprob- P'e5i'1e"' ably one of the most important conventions to date as the tables of assessments were es- tablished and voted into existencej. After this Convention, the Offices of the Polish Union of America were transferred to Wilkes- Barre, Pennsylania. At the following Convention in Chicago, the unexpected happened. Since the election of officers was not in agreement with the Constitution, i.e., all were not elected from one city, either Buffalo or Wilkes-Barre, misunderstanding arose and thus cleavage oc- curred in the Organization. The Wilkes-Barre delegation refused to turn the Union's funds and records over to Buffalo. The end result was that two separate organizations were formed, thus sapping greatly the strength of the Union. In the year 1910, two conventions were held simultaneously. O'ne in Niagara Falls, the other in Wilkes-Ba1'1'e. Efforts of the Committee of the Niagara Falls Convention Rev. John Pitass, Rev. Thomas Flaczek, Rev. tconnnued on page 2151 Jacob Wojcick, Mr. Jacob Rozan, Barnard Pitass, John Mach, J. Chlehowy, and John Johnson. The Union's first national officers were elected from this group of Buffalo dele- gates, and the Administrative work of the Polish Union of America was transferred to Buffalo, New York. The Second Convention was also held in St. Paul, Minnesota. At the Convention a Mortuary Fund was established, regular monthly assessments were defined, the giving of aid to sick and aged was voted for., and death benefits were raised to 3750.00 The Most Reverend John F. 0'Hara was one of the recipients of the Polish Union's Medal of Honor in 1954. ' " v npr ' si 1 5' f l Y 'w'i,"'E' m, , F 'Q' JI" at F-aero -4' -' -' j. 192 ' A -4112 ,,, PULISH WIIME 'S ALLIA IIE , " f CHICAGO, n.uNols , 5 139 ,, fx! KN Miss Adela Lagodzinska President The Polish Women's Alliance of America QZwiazek Polek w Ameryce1 was born in 1898 when a group of women met to found a club which would unite the Polish women of Chicago for the effective pursuance of pa- triotic and cultural ideals and for the pro- vision of mutual aid in times of need. The Alliance's foundress and first president was Stefania Chmielinska, and on August 5, 1898, thirty women formed the first member- ship roster. As membership in the Club grew, it was decided to make national its scope by found- ing chapters in various cities and states, with headquarters remaining in Chicago. Follow- ing the recommendations of its First Conven- tion, the Club was reorganized, and its offi- cial title became the Polish Women's Al- liance of America. The ever-increasing membership of the Pol- ish Women,s Alliance has made this organ- ization the largest in its field. As of last l f L .-- -. 1 'C ,K 13311. g a 5, a- ag, Q f 5 E 3 5 5 is 1 Efehftin fril l , r,t ,t . Headquarters of the Polish Women's Alliance is at 1309 North Ashland Ave- nue, Chicago. year, the Alliance boasted a total membership of 85,532 Of these, 85,41-07 were benefit members and 125 were social members. Al- though members are scattered throughout seventeen states, the largest percentage is found in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan and New York respectively. In 1954, 1,187 lodges were counted, in 1955 they increased to 1,196. The aims and objectives of the alliance as discussed in the Polish text of its Constitution are: Q11 Utrzymanie ducha narodowego wsrod Polakow w Ameryce wraz zu usilna praca nad utrwaleniem polskosfci w m'l'odszej generacji i ksztalceniu jej w jezyku ojczystym, historji i literaturze, przez zakladanie szko- l'ek i bibliotekg Q21 Utrzymanie stalfego kon- taktu z Ojczyzna, by naszym wspoludzialem starac sie uwydatnic sily naukowe i artysty- czneg Q31 Stac na strazy honoru i bronic opi- nji narodowej W swietle faktow historyczynch, jak rdwniez starac sie o utrzymanie dobrego imienia, i 0 ile bedzie mozliwem bronid przy- sladowanych rodaczek, i honorowym sposo- bem podtrzymae ich prawa w uzyskaniu spra- wiedliwoscig Q41 Dazyd do zalozenia stalego emigracyjnego komitetu i opieki nad opus- zczonemi dziedmig Usposabiad kobiety do zycia samodzielnego, zachecacf i dopomagari zdobywanie wyzszego wyksztalcenia, a wobec roQvnouprawienia, do czynnego udzialu W po- lityce krajowejg Q61 Dazyc do zalozenia biura informacyjnego i domu dla samotnych pracu- jacych kobietg Q71 Laczyc sie we wszystkich pracach i manifestacjach narodowych dla po- dtrzymania wspolnej idei solidarnosci. The English gist of the above-mentioned ends is this: to keep the Polish women of America ever-mindful of their cultural and patriotic heritage, to offer opportunities for higher education to Polish youthg to pro- vide financial assistance for the aged and those hospitalized, and lastly, to work for the liberation of foreign-dominated Poland. The special insurance features provided by the ,Polish Women's Alliance are very nu- 59' - firlf.. 2 1 ttt. 11 merous. They include whole life, 20 year payment life, 20 year endowment, paid-up at 65, and endowment at 65, and they range from 35300 to f1i33,000. As of January 1, 1955, the assets of the Polish Womeifs Alliance of America totaled .Sl515,771,070.65g liabilities 3165,372.67, re- serves S512,788,4-23.36, and unassigned funds 352,817,274-.62. In 19541 the amount of in- surance in force was valued at 3B43,847,396g in 1955 it increased to 34-5,097,310. In ad- dition to this, the surplus fund from which benefits were paid increased, whereas the ben- efits paid during the fiscal year decreased. ln 1953 the benefits paid amounted to 315627,- 891.20g benefits paid in 1954- decreased to 3B613,693.36. The mortality ratio averaged was 412.4-4-ff.. Because its financial standing is firmly Every four years the delegates of the local groups of the P.W.A. convene to elect officers and plan for future ac- tion. The National Officers of the P.W.A. rep- resent all sections of the United States. established, the Alliance is able: to spon- sor a Fraternal Youth Activity Program for the purpose of training future Alliance leaders, 121 to grant scholarships to its needy certificate ownersg Q31 to provide for the needs of the aged, K4-J to sponsor a Junior Benefit Fraternity for Polish American youth. The valuation surplus of 352,817,- 274.62 finances the aforementioned projects. The Officers of the Polish Women's Alli- ance of America for 1955 were: Miss Adela Lagodzinski, Presidentg Mrs. Marya A. Porwit, General Secretary, Mrs. Leoka- dia Blikowski, Treasurer, Felicia H. Cienci- ara, M.D., Chief Medical Examiner, and Mrs. Stephanie Cieslewicz, General Counsel. The Home Office is located at 1309-15 North Ash- land Avenue, Chicago 22, l11inois. N. ZIELINSKI Archbishop Cawlina was the key- note speaker at a special banquet held during the Detroit Convention in 1955. N, Defegatesof the: joutltsebtion of-the. Yhiftdv ifhe' f0rcha.rd .Like Sem- iiiiarywin-11955. ' T Ulllllllll UF PULISH WUMEN IN AMERICA PI-IILADELPI-IIA, PENNSYLVANIA ef 'V' P A 5 - .aj - 5 The second largest Polish S women's fraternal or- ' ganization in the United States is the Union of Polish Women in America fUnia Polek W Amerycel. It was established in Philadelphia on October 17, 1920, by Frances Szwedowa, Agnes Karlewska, and Helene Janoski. The Polish White Cross Circles, which existed after World War I and which were founded by Madame Helen Paderewska, formed the nucleus for the establishment of the Union of Polish Women in America. The Founders felt that the laudable work perform- ed by the White Cross should continue, though in a somewhat modified form due to postwar conditions. The Constitution of the Union stipulates that the scope of this organization is: Q11 to preserve among the Polish women in Amer- ica their moral and religious consciousness in accordance with the teachings of the Ro- man Catholic Church, f2j to imbue them with a spirit of American patriotism and loy- alty, Q31 to inculcate in them, particularly the younger members, worthy Polish ideals as reflected in the literature and history of Poland, Q4-J to encourage a more active par- ticipation in community and civic projects, Q51 and to provide them with benefits per- mitted under the Act of Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania approved .lu'ly 17, 1935, P.L. 1092. As of January 1, 1955, the Union's num- ber of lodges totaled 74, the majority being in Philadelphia. These lodges hold monthly meetings and their agenda not only call for the payment of monthly assessments, but also for the discussion of the Union's welfare as well as social and community affairs. One of the subjects to receive major consideration is that of juvenile delinquency: its causes and cures. As a concrete preventive measure, several lodges have established Juvenile Cir- cles for girls under sixteen years of age. Adult members provide these circles with ap- propriate entertainment and instruction that Polish folk dances are perpetuated through formal Classes of instructions arranged by many of the organizations for their members. will inspire girls to strive for the ideals worthy of womanhood. Social activities, which have as their aim the development of social graces, are also sponsored by the Cir- cles. All this is done voluntarily and with- out hope of reward, the mainspring being the Christian desire to serve Cod and country. The Union of Polish Women of America issues insurance certificates from 35200 to 351,000 for whole life, 20 year payment life, 20 year endowment, endowment at 65, and paid up at 65. The Unionls assets as of January 1, 1955, amounted to 3734,646.06g the valuation sur- plus was 3516234-9.67. The amount of in- surance in force as of the same date was 32,- 248,750 Cadultl and 35687200 fjuniorj. Officers for 1955 were: Mrs. Helene ,lan- oski, President, Mrs. Helen J. Bagdzinski, Secretary, Mrs. Czeslawa Lewandowski, Treasurer, Gabriel J. Kraus, M.D., Medical Examiner, and Mr. V. E. Balukiewicz, Gen- eral Counsel. The Union's Home Office is 2662 E. Alleghany Avenue, Philadelphia 34, Pennsylvania. R. T. GRoNTKowsKI BY WAY UF 5 MMAHY Americans have been called a nation of joiners because they like to belong to numer- ous organizations. The same may be said of the Poles who have made their home in America: they, too, are gregarious. Wheth- er by nature or by intention, they, likewise, are joiners. According to the late Miecislaus Haiman, the leading chronicler of the Polish past in America, "there are well over 10,000 Polish societies of all types in this country, devoted to most diversified activities: religious, cul- tural, charitable, beneficial . . .,' This was written seven years ago. Since then, a host of new organizations founded by the refugee immigrants of World War ll has come into existence to swell the total considerably. The fourteen fraternals briefly reviewed in these pages constitute a very small frac- tion of the organizations founded and main- tained by Americans of Polish descent. Nevertheless, they make up a most important fraction for several reasons. First of all, as a group the fourteen frater- nals contain more members than any other fourteen Polish American organizations that may be mentioned. Second, their combined financial assets far outweigh those of any other group of fourteen organizations in the Polish American community. Yet these are by no means the most signi- ficant facts about the fourteen fraternals. Their size and wealth are exceeded by the varied and extensive cultural activities they promote. These fraternal organizations sponsor and support most of the social undertakings among Po'lish Americans that are not directly inspired and maintained by parochial or other ecclesiastical agencies. In addition, they contribute considerably to religious projects. Two organizations fthe Polish Ro- man Catholic Union and the Polish Union of the United States of North Americaj allot a specific sum of money each year to the 01'- chard Lake Seminary, others fthe Polish Na- tional Alliance of Brooklyn, the Polish Wom- en's Alliance of America, the Union of Pol- ish W'omen in America, and the Polish Bene- ficial Associationj do this periodically. On the other hand, mentioned it should be that, irrespective whether the individual headquar- ters of an organization contribute or not, most of the lodges of the fourteen organizations respond generously whenever they are ap- proached with an appeal by the Friends of the Catholic Seminary at Orchard Lake. As a result, to quote Miecislaus Haiman again, they "exert a decisive influence on all phases of Polish organized life in America." In all this, the fourteen fraternals offer a concrete illustration of the highest ideals of intercultural cooperation and free enterprise. By successfully blending business acumen with humanitarian sympathy, they make in- surance not only a means of creating wealth, but also an opportunity of putting the finer things of life within the reach of many. By transforming cultural barriers into bridges, they help to enrich America as well as the immigrant to the mutual benefit of both. On this account alone, if on no other, the fraternals deserve a lasting and honored place in American life. United Polish Women of America - Chicago 11 ,gm QW? li S3 0 , ' dkbu, .,,,. K Xb 2 gfumw y 9 + 1 n 9 Q : meffhgasiifoa w A 212 ,. Q- .-ff X' -at rn, if ' E :T in ED mi? si Q0 ok F V .- I F , Liu if-QI.,-g...7.-11' --.1 ,annum L5 .. H 1-2 -!ii2i'ne zz ' ,NEI I, :H zgxl- 5 N 21' . 0 11' 3 " " " ' l ... i iw 5 .V . f f " A W N fi- LIFK Y' v l L1 -A . 'ff' .......... , , :,5E2'I.':-, - "' ' EQ I A A ..r...: W- 4 . ' 5- r-EYL . -"v -... K ', . 'fi A , -- 'I' 'K al ,--- M - FI- - . . .4 1 fi? ' " . 'aa--1211 ni 160 W' ..1q ..?e :QM -'- V- 51::.ifj5.N,"1Qf 4.x X --' ag jx Z ' -r 'Q ' 3:13 g.. sv.. I-'Yr vim. x4,m., q1: 4-ff.- h ' 1 I 0 X ,jx . 1 ' 1 -FN: St. Cyril, Apostle to the Slavs and Patron of the Orchard Lake Seminary. F 'I ll Prep Hall, residence of the Lower Division stu dents of the High School. George Rajewski and Ronald Mack check advertising contracts before submitting the copy to the printer. QW All EHTISI E ff fs- 1 'A - sl I X fn. "' S ,414 it . as-W Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter J. Adamski, LL.D. St. Stanislaus' Church Buffalo, New York St. Alphonsus Church 74-55 Calhoun Dearborn, Michigan St. Anthony's Guild Franciscan Monastery Paterson., New Iersey Rev. Vincent Anuszkiewicz St. Iohn Cantius' Church Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Anthony P. Arszulowic Blessed Sacrament Church Grand Rapids, Michigan Most Rev. Roman R. Atkgielski, D.l Vicar General Milwaukee, Wisconsin Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Balcerak St. Stanislaus' Church Rochester, New York Rev. Anthony A. Balczun St. Mary,s Church Hammond, Indiana Rev. Francis A. Banaszak St. Andrew,s Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Stephen Bartkowski Holy Cross Church New Britain, Connecticut Rev. Frank W. Bertram 0.L. Cate of Heaven. Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Valentine L. Biczyslco St. Stanislaus, Church Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. M. F. Biniszkiewicz St. john Cualbertus' Church Buffalo, New York Rev. Henry S. Bobeck St. Valentineis Church Kawkawlin, Michigan Rev. Andrew B. Bocianski St. Ioseph's Church Scranton, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. Lucian Bojnowski Sacred Heart Church New Britain, Connecticut Rt. Rev. lVlsgr. Vincent Borkowicz St. Stanislaus' Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. John Brzonkala St. Helenis Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin St. Casimir,s Church 1308 W. Dunham Street South Bend, Indiana Rev. Alexander A. Cendrowski Immaculate Conception Church Detroit, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Ceranski St. Charles, Church DuBois, Illinois J Rev. Walter H. Chelminski St. Bridgefs Church Chicago, Illinois Rev. Anthony A. Ciechanski SS. Peter and Paul's Church Depew, New York Rev. Ignatius J. Czapski St. Stephen's Church New Boston, Michigan Very Rev. Paul Czubaj Our Lady Queen of Angels Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Joseph A. Daniel St. Mary's Church Reading, Pennsylvania Rev. Vincent E. Daszkiewicz St. Stanislaus' Church Hastings-On-Hudson, New York Rt. Rev. Leo DeBarry, S.T.D. St. Rita's Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Joseph F. Delikal St. Hedwigis Church Wilmington, Delaware Rev. Stanley W. Delikal Sl. Stanislaus Kostka's Church. Wilmington, Delaware Rev. Peter P. Dobck SI. loseplfs Church Central Falls, Rhode Island Rev. Edward Draus Church of St. Gregory Hamilton Square, New Iersey Rev. Thomas A. Drengacz St. Ignatius Loyola's Church. Houghton, Michigan Rev. Francis A. Duch 0.L. of Perpetual Help Church New London, Connecticut Rev. Vincent P. Dudek Our Lady of Czestochowa Church North Tonawanda, New York Rev. Stanislaus J. Durka St. Thonzas Aquin Church Ogrlensburg, New jersey Rev. Leonard F. Dykal St. Ioseplfs Old Cathedral Buffalo, New York Rev. Stephen J. Dzienis St. Leonardfs Church East Detroit, Michigan Rev. Thomas A. Edison St. Patrick's Church Pontiac, Michigan Rev. John S. Felczak St. Stanislaus, Church Pine Island, New York Rev. John J. Fic St. Pcter's Church McKeesport, Pennsylvania Very Rev. J. Figas, O.F.lVl., Conv. Corpus Christi Church Buffalo, New York Rev. Francis B. Filip SS. Cyril 8 Methodius' Church McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Very Rev. Stanislaus J. Fiolek, C.R. Provincial House Chicago, Illinois Rev. Stephen Flisiak St. Lawrence Church Silver Creek, Nebraska The Franciscan Fathers St. FITIIICITS, .Monastery 8 College Burlington, Wisconsin Franciscan Fathers Our Lady Queen of Angels Church Detroit. Mich igan. Rev. Stanley A. Fron St. Dotninicis Church Metz, Michigan Rev. Michael Fronczak Seton Hall University South Orange, New jersey Rev. Sigmund Caj St. Stanislaus' Church. Bay City, Michigan Rev. Leonard F. Gajewski Mater Dolorosa Church Williamsport, Pennsylvania Rev. Albert J. George Holy Narne Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. John F. Glazik St. Anrlrewis Church Sloan, New York Rev. Anthony A. Gorek, Chaplain St. .Iurle's Hospital Brenham., Texas Rev. Frank S. Cramza SS. Peter and Paul's Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Lawrence F. Craven St. Norbertis Church Inkster, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Nicephore F. Grulkowski St. Stanislaus, Church Winona, Minnesota Rev. George Cuzewicz Sl. Stanislaus Kostka's Church Binghamton, New York Rev. Anthony P. lrlalicki Holy Farnily Church Sugar Notch, Pennsylvania Rev. Edward lloffinan St. Hcdwig's Church Philatlelphia. I'ennsylvania Rev. Anthony lwuc Our Lady of C:cstochou'a Church West Warwick, Rhode Island Rev. Henry Jagodzinski Sl. john. of Coil Church Chicago, Illinois . Rev. Joseph J. Jakubowski Guardian Angels Church Kansas City, Missouri Rev. Chester J. Janczukowicz Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Worcester, Massachusetts Rt. Rev. Msgr. Alexius A, Jarka Our Lady of Consolation Church Brooklyn., New York Rev. Alvin J. Jasinski Our Lady of Grace Church Highland, Indiana Rev. Ceslaus M. Jasionowski, S.T.D. St. Mary's Church .Bound Brook, New York Rev. Joseph Jaworski SS. Peter and Paul's Church Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Rev. Julian Jercha St. Stanislaus' Church East Chicago, Indiana Rev. Francis A. Jurek St. Mary's Hospital Saginaw, Michigan Rev. Stanislaus .lureko Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church Los Angeles, California Rev. Theodore J. Jozwiak, Chaplain Mal'y Dell Convent Nyack, New York Rev. Joseph Kacprowicz Assumption of the B.lf.M. Church Oil City, Pennsylvania Very Rev.A.M.Kaczmarek,O.F.M.,Conv. St. Stanislaus, Church Chicopee, Massachusetts Rev. Theodore Kaczorowski St. SIIIIIGOIIJS Church Bellwood, Illinois Rev. Joseph F. Kalinowski 0.L. Help of Christians Church. Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania Rev. Leo J. Kalinowski Transfiguration Church Syracuse, Neu' York Rev. Leo J. Kalinowski St. Casimiris Church Lansing, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis J. Karabasz Sacred Heart of Iesus Chicago, Illinois Church Rev. Joseph Karasiewicz St. Aloysius, Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Marion T. Karwacki SS. Cyril 8 Methodius' Church Hartford, Connecticut Rt. Rev. Msgr. Boleslaus J. Kasprzycki St. Camillus' Church Chicago, Illinois Rev. Leonard Kaszynski SS. Cyril St Methodius' Church Buckholts, Texas Rev. Eugene J. Kazmierczak St. Adalberfs Church South Bend, Indiana Rt. Rev. Msgr. Louis S. Kazmirski St. Casimir's Church Youngstown, Ohio Rev. Edward M. Kempinski St. Stanislaus K0stka's Church Adams, Massachusetts Rev. Simon Kilar Transfiguration Church Detroit, Michigan Most Rev. Henry T. Klonowski, S.T.D. Vicar General Scranton, Pennsylvania Rev. Michael L. Klukaczewski St. Florian's Church Buffalo, New York Rev. Walter A. Kochman St. Casimir's Church Yonkers, New York Rev. John A. Kociela Transfiguration Church Syracuse, New York Rev. Chester H. Kolakowski Sacred Heart of Jesus Church Dupont, Pennsylvania Rev. Peter Koleczek St. ClISillI.1il'7S Church Endicott, New York A Rev. Walter Korpikiewicz Sl. Stanislaus' Church Buffalo. .Noir York Very Rev. Theophane Kalinowski, 0.F.M.Caplain John V. Kowalski. Chaplain Ifranciscon Monastery Pulaski, Wisconsin Post Chapel. ht. Niagara loungslourn, Aew lorh IILEHEY SPH SURE Most Rev. Remhert Kowalski, 0.F.M. St. Anthony's Friary Cincinnati, Ohio Rev. Louis L. Kozlowski St. Michael's Church DuBois, Pennsylvania Rev. Ladislaus A. Krych Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Wyandotte, Michigan Rev. Joseph M. Kryszlofik St. Mary's Church Bound Brook, New Jersey Rev. Francis J. Kupinski St. Charles' Church Greenville, Michigan Rev. John A. Labuzinski Nativity Church Toledo, Ohio Rev. Joseph Lach Our Lady of Czestochowa Church North Tonawanda, New York Rev. John Langow St. Stanislaus' Church South Deerfield, Massachusetts Rev. Metislaus C. Lankau Sacred Heart of .lesus Church Irvin.gton, New Iersey Rt. Rev. Msgr. C. F. Lawniczak St. Iohn Cantius' Church Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. Andrew Lekarczyk, Ph. D. St. .l.oseph's Church Webster, Massachusetts Rt. Rev. Msgr. J. A. Lewandowski, Chap. St. Francis' Home Saginaw, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Marlin J. Lipinski St. Hedwig's Church Trenton, New ,lersey Rev. Stanislaus A. Lipinski St. ,loseplfs Church Webster, Massachusetts Rev. Michael J. Lisowski Saint Stanislaus' Clzurch Summit Hill, Pennsylvania Rev. Joseph Losieniecki St. Mary,s Church Minooka, Pennsylvania Rt. Rev. Msgr. W.A. Losieniecki Maternity of the B.V.M. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Rev. Casimir Lutomski, Chaplain St. Francis' Hospital Hamtramck, Michigan Rev. Joseph Macek Holy Trinity Church Phoenixville, Pennsylvania Rev. Alphonse A. Madeja St. Anne's Church Monroe, Michigan Rev. Edward S. Maisel St. Casimir Chu.rch Detroit, Michigan Rev. Anthony Majewski St. Ladislaus' Church Hamtramck, Michigan Rev. Joseph J. Malinowski St. ,losephas Church East Jordan, Michigan Rev. Edward C. Maliszewski St. Colman's Church Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania Rev. Francis S. Maliszewski St. I"lorian's Church Hamtramck, Michigan Rev. Hyacinth Malkowiak, C.P. St. Michaefs Monastery Union City, New ,Iersey Marian Fathers, Mission House 7505 Dexter Boulevard Detroit, Michigan Rev. James J. Marvin 0.L. of Lake Huron Church Harbor Beach, Michigan Rev. Lawrence J. Matysiak St. Philip's Church Richmond, Michigan Rev. Harold Merrill Sacred Heart Church Roseville, Michigan Rev. Louis W. Michalski St. Hedwig's Church Cary, Indiana Rev. John J. Mirek St. john the Baptist Church Menasha, Wisconsin Rev. Sigmund J. Mierzwiak St. Hedwig's Church Toledo, Ohio Rev. Theophil T. Micrzwinski St. Thomas, Seminary Bloomfield, Connecticut Rev. B. A. Milinkiewicz St. Stephen,s Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. John C. Miller St. Barth.olemew's Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Edward J. Miotke Our Lady Help of Christians Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Julian Moczydloski, Chaplain St. Vincent's Hospital Monett, Missouri Rev. Mieczyslaus Mrozinski SS. Cyril 81 Methodius' Church Brooklyn, New York Rev. T. Edward Murray St. Clement's Church Center Line, Michigan Rcv. John A. Mysliwiec, C.R. St. Heflwig's Church Chicago, Illinois Rev. Peter P. Nagorski St. AdallJert's Church Buffalo, New York Rev. John A. Naja St. Peter's Church Pottstown, Pennsylvania Rev. Adalherl Narloch St. Ignatius' Church Rogers City, Michigan Rev. Anthony Nasialka St. foseph's Church West Warren, Massachusetts Rev. W. F. Nazarewicz St. ,loseph's Church Hackensack, New Iersey Very Rev. Clement Nieclzwiecki St. Stanislaus' Church Bay City, Michigan Rev. Joseph Nowaczyk St. Stanislaus Kostka's Church Jackson, Michigan Rev. Louis E. Nowak St. Pancratius' Church Chicago, Illinois Rt. Rev. Msgr. W. B. Nowakowski St. Mary's Church Middletown, Connecticut Rev. Vincent J. Olierc St. losaphafs Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. James E. O'Brien St. larnes' Church Ferndale, Michigan Rev. Ladislaus Oholta Holy Trinity Church Royalton, Minnesota Rev. Sigmund Osmialowski St. Alphonsus' Church Deerfield, Michigan Rev. Joseph C. Ostrowski SS. Peter Su Paul's Church Plains, Pennsylvania Rev. Max Panczakiewicz St. Iohn Gaulberfs Church Buffalo, New York Rt. Rev. Msgr. Casimir S. Piejda Sacred Heart Church Syracuse, New York Rev. Walter J. Pilecki SS. Peter S1 Paul's Church Cole Camp, Missouri Rcv. Joseph B. Pilny SS. Peter 81 Pnul's Church Plains, Pennsylvania Rev. Ignatius M. Pilz Sacred Heart Church Central City, Pennsylvania Rev. Paul E. Pindel St. Robert Bellarrnine Church Rev. Peter M. Pojnar St. Louis, Church Portland, Maine Rev. Stanislaus Polityka St. Stanislaus Kostka's Church Coatesville, Pennsylvania Rev. John W. Powers St. Barnabas' Church Bellmore, New York Rev. Thaddeus S. Ramotowski St. Hedwig's Church Toledo, Ohio Resurrection Mission House 2009 Van Buren St., Hyattsville, Maryland Rev. Arthur W. Rojek Holy Rosary Church Passaic, New Jersey Rev. Joseph F. Sadowski Sacred Heart Church Syracuse, New York Rev. Thomas M. Sauter Guardian Angels Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Edward L. Scheuerman Sacred Heart Seminary Detroit, Michigan Rev. Anthony C. Schneider St. Josephis Sanitarium Mount Clemens, Michigan Very Rev. Joseph J. Sielski, M.I.C. Immaculate Conception Novitiate Stockbridge, Massachusetts Rev. B. Slawinski St. H yacinthis Church Detroit, Michigan Rev. Frederick V. Slota St. .loseplfs Church Central Falls, Rhode Island Rev. Francis T. Stack St. Hugo of the Hills Church Bloomfield Hills, Michigan Rev. J. C. Sullivan, Chaplain Menscola Convalescent Home Pontiac, Michigan Rev. Jerzy Szacki, Chaplain St. Ioseplfs Manor Rev. John A. Szamocki Our Lady of Czestochowa Church Worcester, Massachusetts Rev. Joseph Szarek St. Ignatius' Church Rogers City, Michigan Rev. Ladislaus Szok 0.L. Queen of Apostles Church Hamtramck, M ichigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph M. Sztucki St. Hyacinth's Church Cleveland, Ohio Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis Szubinski St. Adalbertis Church New York, New York Rev. Francis A. Szudarek St. John. Cantius Church Cleveland, Ohio Rev. A. Szumowski St. Stanislaus Kostka Church Wyandotte, Michigan Rev. John E. Szydlowski St. Iohn Kanty Church Freesoil, Michigan Rev. Robert K. Szyma St. Ann's Church Cable, Wisconsin Rev. Joseph A. Tamilowski Transfiguration Church Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania Rev. John Terepka St. Michaelas Church Radom, Illinois Rev. Casimir Tomczyk St. Augustine Church W ausaukee, Wisconsin Rev. Walter J. Tomecki St. Hedwigis Church Floral Park, L.I., New York Rev. Joseph Tompor St. Barbara,s Church Dearborn, Michigan Rev. Joseph M. Torzewski Christ the Good Shepherd Church Lincoln Park, Michigan Rev. Arthur Toussaint, Chaplain Mercywood Sanitarium East McKeesport, Pennsylvania St. Petersburg, Florida Ann Arbor, Michigan Rt. Rev. Msgr. Anthony A. Tralka Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Bayonne, New Jersey Rev. Walter Urbanik Sacred Heart Church South Amboy, New jersey Rev. Henry A. Ustaszewski St. loseph's Church Claremont, New Hampshire Rev. Joseph Utas, Chaplain Sacred Heart Home Avitla, Indiana Rev. Norbert A. Wachowiak St. John of God Church Chicago, Illinois Rev. 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Super Service Rogers City, Michigan Agdanowski Studio Bay City, Michigan Al 81 Stan's Texaco Station Syracuse, New York Alice Grocery 81 Meat Market Hamtramck, Michigan Avenue Floral 81 Gift Shop South Bend. Indiana B 81 L Radio Sz TV Shop Harbor Beach, Michigan Balmas-Piorkowski Detroit, Michigan Beras Meats Sz Groceries Detroit, Michigan Boulevard Bakery Whiting, Indiana R. Briggs Sporting Goods Orchard Lake, Michigan Harry Bronikowskias Grocery Posen, Michigan Brookfield Pharmacy South Bend, Indiana Buszek's Drugs Detroit, Michigan Campau Clothing Hamtramck, Michigan Campau Filling Station Hamtramck, Michigan Casket Shells Incorporated Scranton, Pennsylvania E. J. 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Here we would like to give credit, express our thanks, and mention the names of those who have not been previously mentioned: Msgr. E. Szumal, Fr. W. Filipowiez, Fr. J. Gahalski, Fr. M. Koltuniak, Fr. J. Kubik, Fr. Z. Peszkowski, Fr. J. Rakoczy, Fr. J. Ryhinski, Fr. F. Zdrodowski, Agdan Studio, Mrs. H. Bagdzinska, Ballaun Studio, Mrs. H. Rrockhuizen, Mr. C. Durska. Mr. S. Gaeioch, Mr. Z. Grabowski, Mrs. M. Hawks. Mr. J. Kielich, Mrs. A. Kosieraeki, Mr. J. Kozakiewicz, Mr. W. Laska, Mr. Duane Lemon, Mr. W. Lohr, Mrs. A. Lagodzinska, Mr. M. Maras, Mitchell Studio, Mr. J. Nykoza. Mr. J. Pawlowski, Pieronek Studio, Mr. D. Pisarowski. Mr. T. Pietras. Mr. W. Pytko, Mr. K. Rozmarek. Mrs. R. Schmidt, Mrs. J. Tierney. Mr. F. Walezyk, Mr. W. Wawrow, Mr. E. Wojeinski, Mr. Z. Zakrzewski, Mr. R. Zavacki. and Mr. W. Zebrowski. .AMA ifecf WALTER J. RCDZYCKI A. I. A. 2266 E. FOREST AVENUE DETROIT 7, MICHIGAN TELEPHONES TEMPLE 1-3339 - 1-0678 Residence 20136 E. 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President Mrs. Conrad Kowalski ,......A. ....,..,,A, T reasurer Mrs Simon Jakulaczalc .....,........,..... Vice-President Mrs. Leo Wazbinski ....... ........... T rustee Mrs. Richard Weiss ........ ................ S ecretary Mrs. Frank Tesner ............. ........... T rustee Mrs. Walter Nowaczylc ........,........... Fin. Secretary Mrs. Edmund Wachowski ,.,..A,,.., Trustee Mrs. Frank Covaleslci - Reporter Very Rev. Clement Niedzwieclci - Moderator St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish Bay City, Michigan FIWEK BRGTHERS Furniture, Hardware, G-E Appliances K. F. FIWEK S. FIWEK Phone AT. 8-23 23 501-03 South Carlisle Street Corner Huron Street South Bend 19, Indiana PEOPLES STATE BANK Established 1909 GENERAL BANKING SERVICE Andrew W. Michalak ,.,,.. ..,.....,..,. P resident Henry A. Materek ,....... .............,..,,..,... C asbier V. F. Maciejewski ,...... .,....,.. V ice-President Alois C. Owczarzak ..................,. Assistant Caslrier Louis Piwonski .,,.,... .,,....,. V ice-President julian M. Mikula ......... .....,...s............. A uditor George Holden - Asst. Vice-President Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Hamtramck, Michigan MARCERO CIGAR 61 CANDY CO. W Wholesale Distributors Candy, Cigars, Fountain Supplies FEdera1 2-4900 97 North Cass Avenue Pontiac 'I4, Michigan Standard Oil Products U. S. Royal Tires .I O H N N Y ' S Buick - Pontiac Sales John Witulski Phone 4131 216 South Fourth Street ROGERS CITY, MICHIGAN Congratulations To THE CLASS OF 1956 KRAJENKE BUICK 'II620 Jos. Compau Avenue HAMTRAMCK 12, MICHIGAN KOZAK DISTRIBUTORS Frankenmuth Beer and Ale Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer and Ale H. R. Kozak, Proprietor Phone: TR. 1-8066 8422 Joseph Campou Avenue HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN We wisb tbe best of luck to our SON AND THE GRADUATES OF 1956 Mr. 81 Mrs. Frank Dytkowski BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT Compliments You Can Pay More - But You Canlt Buy Better Of f AI" POLISH - AMERICAN 4 EUR!!! ,, CITIzEN's CLUB l 'Q - - Ii Officers 'gif L E! ffl Alex Benczlcowslci , .,., . ...... ., e.,,..,..,,.,.. President 1-lx I MFE-'E i john Mareclci ....e,. .... ..,.. . .,.,...,... V i ce-President I, N Mary Jaracz ,,.... ,e...,,... ,.Vice-President N Felix Karwowslci ....,.. ee .,.,,Y,..e,,e,.,,, .Treasurer THE CAR FOR YOU Lottie Pittaway ..... ...tY...,,,...,. ..,. .... . .,..... F i n . Secretary Michael Gornicz ee,,. . .e,ee....,...Y,,e. . e,e,.,e e.,, Rec. Secretary Board of Directors F. John Benczlcowslci Richard Gizynslci Bronislaw Trojnarslci Eclwarcl Babicz LA 7 6700 Trustees D Alex Majlcowslci Peter Burelc - Antoni Mizerski 12525 Grahot Avenue Sffgefmff af Arms DETROIT, MICHIGAN john Pocllcowa Stefan Kowalewslci CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1956 FLAVORITE BAKE SHOP Baked Goods For All Orcasions Walter and Stanley Hojnaclci, Proprietors 623 South Meade Street SOUTH BEND 19, INDIANA JO Compliments Of 8. ANNA DOMINIK Grocery 2446 White Oak Avenue WHITING, INDIANA Oregon Bonding 81 Insurance Agency Frank C. Padzieslci, Prop. Class of 1928 HINSURE AND BE SURE" Real Estate - Property Management - Mortgages General Insurance LU zon 1-5322 210 Schaefer Building DEARBORN, MICHIGAN Compliments Of A. J. MICHAL, D.D.S. 916 Riker Building PONTIAC, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS ro the GRADUATES STANLEY J. MUSZYNSKI Insurance - Real Estate Phone: AT. 7-0900 2124 Western Avenue SOUTH BEND, INDIANA Congratulations to the 1956 College and High School Graduates J 81 J BARBER SHOP Corner Orchard Lake and Commerce Road ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN Success to all . . . Compliments JOSEPH F. TEMROWSKI 0 f Real Estate Exchange Complete Real Estate and Insurance Service MICHIGAN NATIONAL Since 1921 BANK WA. 1-5100 8829 Van Dyke Avenue pon, Huron, Michigan DETROIT, MICHIGAN Compliments Compliments of Of Pontiac COMMUNITY SUPPLY C0. L E T T E R S H 0 P Industrial Supplies to the Nation Franklin street West Huron Street NEW YORK 'l3, NEW YORK PONTIAC, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS totlze CLASSOF56 GLOW-PRESS Printers and Publishers Chester Glowacz, Prop. VI. 1-5350 Printers of Sodalis and Alumnus 7124 Michigan Avenue DETROIT, MICHIGAN MOLL'-S, INC. Quality Floorcoverings and Draperies 'I666 South Telegraph Road PONTIAC, MICHIGAN DICKIE LUMBER COMPANY Fuel Oil- Lumber - Windows - Trim - Mouldmgs Builders Supplies and Hardware Pontiac Varnisb Paints Phone FE. 4-3538 2495 Orchard Lake Avenue KEEGO HARBOR, MICHIGAN OUR VERY BEST WISHES C. H. Nicholson W. A. Donahue All Good Wishes Compliments to the of FACULTY, ALUMNI AND STUDENTS OF ST. MARY'S John H. Freeman Company sl-IERWIN - wn.uAMs ,,imi,,u,0,, Builders Hardware - Contractors Supplies 71 W. Huron Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN TE mple 1-6760 3627 Cass at Brainard DETROIT I, MICHIGAN Compliments Ol STONE FRONT GARAGE 6510 Orchard Lake Road WALLED LAKE, MICHIGAN We sell W. F. MILLER GARDEN AND LA WN EQUIPMENT 1593 S. Woodward Avenue BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN Midwest 4-6053 equipment that PLOWS SNOW i anal MOWS GRASS in Summer Winter 'k.,,,J' Agent.. Compliments BE SURE WITH PURE Of OXFORD MATTRESS CO. 332 W. Huron Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Supreme Quality Petroleum Products Pure Tires . . . Batteries . . . Accessories THE PURE OIL CO. Telephone FE deral 2-0101 2451 Orchard Lake Road PONTIAC 5, MICHIGAN TA shmoo 5-1801-2-3 HOTELS, CLUBS AND RESTAURANTS OUR SPECIALTY Compliments Of WILLIAM D. WHITE WHOLESALE MEATS 2506 Perry Street DETROIT 16, MICHIGAN Your Official Sclrool Photographer C RAI N E'S STU DIOS Detroit Dearborn Flint Compliments Of WELDEN SPORTING GOODS 51 Mt. Clemens PONTIAC, MICHIGAN DISHWASHING AND FLOOR CLEANING COMPOUNDS P Neutralave for brighter film-free floors before Waxing 0 Neutra-gloss for safe, long-lasting beautiful floors, skid resistant ' Temp cream cleaner for tile, enamel metal and painted surfaces P KO I.'S for mechanical dislnvaslring ' D-LITE for hand dishwasbing. Truly superior for all tableware THE DUBOIS CO., INC. E. Januszko LO. 7-4706 DETROIT, MICHIGAN WINDOW SHADES . . . VENETIAN BLINDS Pontiac's Only Modern Equipped Plant Handling Every Phase of Blind and Shade Servicing . DRAPERIES O VENETIAN BLINDS CUSTOM 0 WINDOW SHADES MADE 0 BAMBOO DRAPES I TRAVERSE RODS I ALUMINUM AWNINGS Complete Line of Wallpaper and Ford Paints FE deral 4-7323 FE deral 8-2331 Woodman's Shade 81 Blind Mfg. Co. 921 Orchard Lake Avenue PONTIAC, MICHIGAN McNALLY'S The Man's Store of Pontiac 'I06 North Saginaw Street Kuppenbeimer Clothes Walla-Over Shoes Pendleton Shirts Knox Hats Compliments Ol AL'S BAR 20317 Mound Road DETROIT 34, MICHIGAN Established 1917 7 - I TW. 3-4034 9-fvf::f-.-r-'af-w,w.y.-1.1-, WUJEK FUNERAL HOME Edward A. Wujek 19301 Van Dyke Avenue DETROIT 34, MICHIGAN LIPKE HARDWARE "Everything In Hardware" PAINTS AND GLASS . . . HOUSEWARES TOOLS AND SPORTING GOODS TeI.: WA. 2-9224 ' 5701 McDougall Avenue, corner Palmer DETROIT 11, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Tondryk's Home Appliance Shops A. Przywara 5630 Michigan 11352 Joseph Campau Near junction Near Caniff TA. 5-6050 TW. 2-5900 Detroit 10, Michigan Hamtramck 12, Michigan MRS. HARRY LEFKOFSKY'S DELICATESSEN 8- SNACK BAR Vienna Sausage Mfg. Co. Products Phone: WOodward 2-1664 Broadway Market, Shop 3738 DETROIT 26, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF 1956 I"I U RON PHARMACY john Cieslewicz, R.P11., Proprietor Phone: AT. 8-1700 2210 West Huron Street SOUTH BEND, INDIANA Compliments Of ORCHARD LAKE MUSIC 3369 Orchard Lake Road ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN Another Year . . . Another Milestone in tlve History of a Great Institution. MESSENGER PRESS Publishers and Printers Since 1896 301 South Chapin Street SOUTH BEND 25, INDIANA Compliments 0 f Stanley Turowski 81 Son FUNERAL HOME Air Conditioned TY. 6-0810 5158 Scotten Avenue DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN TY ler 8-9719 We Deliver Kulick's Flower Shop Flowers For All Occasions 5689 Cecil Street Acroxs From St. Andrew? Parislr DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN C I, Joseph J. Sarnowski Om? ""e'1'5 FUNERAL DIRECTOR Of TAs11moo 5-5963 The Tobis Family Compliments Of A 81 G Market 5100 28th Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN Posen Theatre Fine Motion Picture Entertainment Harley "J" Ennest, Manager 4188 N. Campbell Avenue DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN The Posen State Bank of Posen, Michigan The Bank of Friendly Service Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Deposits Insured to 810,000.00 ' Compliments Of Bruski Lumber Company Complete Line of Builders' Supplies POSEN, MICHIGAN Gene's Texaco Service Posen Elevator Co' Oil Changes - Greasing - Washing And Polishing Grain - Hardware - Farm Implements Phone: 7811 POSEN, MICHIGAN Falcon's Athletic Association MENASHA, WISCONSIN Compliment: Of Mr. 81 Mrs. Ronald Grodzicki 17 Cedar Street MILFORD, CONNECTICUT SENATE CAFE Dancing Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11625 Joseph Campau Avenue H. Z. Nlajewslci, Proprietor HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN Corner Third and Superior ROGERS CITY, MICHIGAN Keep ADOLPH TEITZ In Mind when Your Infurance Expires 812 Seventh Street MENASHA, WISCONSIN WOLVERINE E 81 B BREW "103" Distributors HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN WA. 1-3832 Sales and service Chene Plumbing 81 Heating Furnaces - Boiler: - Kitchens and Bath: Modemized Stanley Lubinslci 5311 Chene Street DETROIT 11, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Chene 8. Trombly Recreation 6350 Chene Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN The Fred Christen 81 Sons Co. Sheet Metal And Roofing Contractors CH erry 3-4161 C1-Ierry 3-4162 714-726 George Street TOLEDO, OHIO CONGRATULATIONS College Locker Plant Stanley Kaminski, Proprietor 1709 Werwinski Street SOUTH BEND, INDIANA "CONGRATULATIONS, SENIORSU Chene Trombly Market Ed. Niedbala, Prop. Phone: TR inity 1-5630 6357 Chene Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN New Palace Bakery Incorporated 9622 Joseph Campau Avenue TR. 2-4558 S. Piaskowski 9833 Joseph Campau Avenue TR. 5-1334 Piaskowski-M. Zbilcowslci HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN J. M. Bar - Cocktail Lounge J. Maciejewski, Prop. WA. 2-8901 9548 Van Dyke Avenue DETROIT 13, MICHIGAN BEST WISHES Telephone TR. 1-2563 WE DELIVER From Andrew 8, Angeline Murzyn New White Star Market GROCERY Helen and John Krzeminski, Props. 2438 White Oak Avenue WHITING, INDIANA 9223 Joseph Campau Avenue HAMTRAMCK 12, MICHIGAN Compliments of ALBERT J. ZAK Mayor of the City of Hamtramck Kosinski Hardware 11819 Conant Avenue HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN Edmund S. Lesney FUNERAL HOME LU zon 1-0200 13201 W. Warren Avenue DEARBORN, MICHIGAN Compliments of CATHOLIC SUPPLY HOUSE J. E. SOBOSLAY WA1nur 5-1250 8349 Van Dyke Avenue Between Harper 8- Miller DETROIT 13, MICHIGAN RAY'S MARKET LU. 1-5510 13130 W. Warren Avenue DEARBORN, MICHIGAN Sisler 8. Lask Jewelry Company For Your Bulova - Elgin - Longines Watches 1847 Rogers Bros. and Community Silverware Samsonite Luggage and Ronson Lighters SISLER 81 LASK JEWELERS 2958 E. Davison Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN TO wnsend 7-2290 dt 7-2298 Day and Night Service John Jurkiewicz 81 Sons FUNERAL DIRECTORS Pogrzebowi 2396 Caniff Avenue Corner Brombach HAMTRAMCK 12, MICHIGAN Complirnentx Of Gamalski Hardware Wlvofesale Builder: Hardware TW inbrook 1-5118 6244 Charles at Mt. Elliott DETROIT, MICHIGAN fsfsi-W i35' - -- - 151-7-e sL.,4il-lm. N-lHlilLg--- W. , Y Am-AU L-A "Tg5TE?'F'1tf7if lt's "touch and go" these days Tl1CfE,S little lingering in the laundry anymore. The washing is disposed of the automatic electric way. Set washer or dryer dial and away you go . . . to other jobs . . . even out of the house. And the interesting thing is, by the time you change from Miss to Mrs., automatic electric work savers will have made your life more than ever "touch-and-go." DETROIT EDISON POLISH UNION OF AMERICA A ROMAN CATHOLIC FRATERNAL BENEFIT INSURANCE SOCIETY 65 Years of Protective Service and Insurance Benefits Financially and organizationally sounclg in conformity with all State Insurance Laws and Requirements Most attractive and reasonable premium rates on: WHOLE LIFE 20-PAYMENT LIFE EN'DOWMENT 10-15 and 20 Year Endowments Endowments at Age 60 and 65 Fuljill Your Responsibilities Properly Towards Your Loved One with Proper Insurance Protection For full particulars call or write to - POLISH UNION OF AMERICA TA. 1365 761 Fillmore Avenue BUHUIOI NSW Y0l'k WARMEST CONGRATULATIONS from the Ladies Auxiliary of The Alumni Association of the ORCHARD LAKE SCHOOLS Sophia Stryjak, President Anastasia Goch, Vice-President Theresa Gossman, Vice-President Frances Ogniewslca, Vice-President Rt. Rev. Chapter I - Hamtramck, Michigan Mary Pietron President Lucy Rocznialc Vice-President Helen Sitarslca Vice-President Sophia Blaszczylc Recording Secretary Ann Przystup Financial Secretary Sophia Majlcowska Treasurer Rev. Peter Walkowiak, Chaplain Chapter ll - Aclela Cieslalc President Irene Bogusz Vice-President Rosalie Rybiclca Vice-President Rev. Peter Chapter III - Catherine Jagoclzinslca Detroit, Michigan Helen Pawlowslca Recording Secretary Helen Peca Financial Secretary Emily Katulslca Treasurer Rypel, Chaplain Detroit, Michigan Genevieve Wisniewska President Recording Secretary Stephania Swinlcowslca Anastasia Cioch Vice-Presidenl Financial Secretary Wanda Baier Mary Kulcla Vice-President Treasurer Rev. M. Gannas, Chaplain Chapter IV -- Wyandotte, Michigan Ann Niemiec Antoinette Burtlca President Recording Secrelary Ann Gazdowicz Vice-President Mary Ocholilc Vice-Presidenl Rev. Casimira Pacciani Financial Secretary Sophia Zamencka Treasurer Walter Krych, Chaplain National Officers Genevieve Wisniewska, Recording Secretary Lottie Janiga, Financial Secretary Rosalie Kaliclca, Treasurer Msgr. Edward Szumal, Chaplain Chapter V - Buffalo and Lackawanna, New York Frances Ogniewska Mary Wiktor President Corresponding Secretary julia Molencla Frances Jakubowslca Vice-President Recording Secretary Catherine Boczar Bernice -Ierzalc Vice-President Financial Secretary Eleanor Strazynslca, Treasurer Rev. James Wroblewski, Chaplain Chapter VI - North Tonawanda, New York Salome Jung Honorary President Emily Prelewicz Recording Secretary Agnes Stempien M. I-Iart President Financial Secretary Caroline Swierszcz Marianne Kazmierslca Vice-President Treasurer Revs. W. Duclelc, Dyrelc, Lach, Chaplains Chapter VII - Braddock, Pennsylvania Stella Nowak Janina Lumm President Vice-President - -Ianina Selcowska Catherine Motkowslca Vice-President Secretary Mary Motkowska Ann Martin Vice-President Treasurer Chapter VIII - Milwaukee, Wisconsin Eleanor Hajewska Antoinette Atlcielslca President Recording Secretary Stella Marlcs Clara Maciejewska Vice-President Financial Secretary Bernice Polczynslca Antoinette Curtin Vice-President Treasurer Rev. Joseph Kasperowicz, Chaplain Chapter IX - Syracuse, New York Anna Maclco, President Victoria Hliwa, Vice-President Matilda Kowalslca, Vice-President Helen Walczyk, Recording Secretary Margaret Szczepankiewicz, Financial Secretary Mary Polnutkiewicz, Treasurer Rt. Rev. Msgr. C. Piejcla, Chaplain THE POLISH CCMMUNITY of the Discalced Carmelite Fathers Munster, Indiana d B WI fa GRAU NGC S SOP Compliments of THATCHER, PATTERSON 81 WERNET GENERAL INSURANCE AGENCY ftvtwr K -2 L. D 1 ' 4 I x 1 5 f WW xx ,f ns,f Pontiac? Oldest Insurance Agency FEderal 2-9224 609 COMMUNITY NATIONAL BANK BUILDING PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments of CARL MOSER COMPANY ll EAST 47TH STREET NEW YORK 'l7, NEW YORK Vestments Sacred Vessels Wood Carvings Compliments of CLOONAN DRUG COMPANY 72 NORTH SAGINAW STREET PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments of JACKIEWICZ BROS. WHOLESALE Meats and Provisions SAUSAGE MANUFACTURERS 2950 COUNCIL AVENUE HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN Compliments of C. F. SWEENEY COAL COMPANY DAVID STOTT BUILDING DETROIT, MICHIGAN Compliments of DETROIT PURE MILK COMPANY FARM MAID DAIRY BIRELEY'S ORANGEADE WHITE ROCK MIXES REDDI -WI P VE rmont 7-6000 14430 FENKELL AVENUE VOGEL'S Food Specialists Since I9I2 3001 'ISTH STREET DETROIT 16, MICHIGAN I-ful -f f 77Ze64odfaz?e9dmww THE MOST PROGRESSIVE BAND METHOD PUBLISHED! Wrlffen eel Eillled by Elvle I.. fflllllll Robbins MODERN SCHOOL BAND METHOD meles eveiehle e new ini!- ing course lor school bends lhal hes eever before beee equeled. hell led ie e complele course for the inslrumanlelief . . . collecfivelp in Keele H050 co-ordinehd eludy for en enlire bend. Elvin L Freemen, one of Americe'e foremost music eclucelon. is e lonner direclor of lho Syrecuue Univeniry Bend. The ouhfending Ieelurea ol his unique end progressive rnelhod ieolde highly' originel lreefmenf of flue pieno eccornpenirnenle Ierrenged both for enroll meleriel end lhe rneloclieel . . . end lho use ol meny populev-elenderd Compell- fiom for eolovenercieee. The eppeel of these melodies, widely Inoue Ihrouqh redio. will provoke greelor eludenl inleresf end produce qulsher leolmlell edrencemenf for tho school muaicien. Here ie e series lnvelueble lo ell edi- K v celore. e "rnuel" for ell school bends. Conlems lhe following imporleni copyriqhhz Anchors Aveigh. When I Grow Too Old To Dveem, Peggy O'Neil. Good NIH? Sweelheerl When The Moon Comes Over The Mounlein, My llue Heeven. Over The Reinlaov. Pegen Love Song. The MIN You Seved For Me, l'm An Old Cowheno. When You Wore A Tulip, Whispering, end olhere. 1'lrere'e o study book for every inefrumenf in o School land I rlnuo-conoucron oeoe nom lu I nun ussoou 'nomonz nccolo lb Ano snxomonc enmouz mpmnuen qs. cw es cunmn ee 'muon snxornons lb enmoue nr. can is Ano cummer ee connrr :Ass cram es :Ass culmn uoeu IN as owns me mm Price: Eech lool SI.0D -- Pleno-Conduclor S3110 ROBBINS MUSIC CORPORATION ' NEWLYORK 19, N.Y. ,', Compliments Of RT. REV. MSGR. CHARLES WEISNEROWSKI PASTOR Immaculate Conception Church BRENHAM, TEXAS Make it fresh . . . and full-bodied THERE IS NOTHING BETTER THAN A FINE CUP OF KING COFFEE Compliments Of William Wright Upholstering 270 Orchard Lake Avenue PONTIAC, MICHIGAN IN MEMORY Of LAWRENCE KOPACKI I 944-I955 . 5!!ElilgQgI I A To the Graduates, -n f' ,Q ld1' g -A 1' ' 'fp -1' W 11 , . - - if BZnMA1skQ snusncz M S ,, it best wishes for your future su f TRMYS-6215 Mr. 81 Mrs. F. F. Coles Kowalski Sausage Co., Inc. ancl 2240 Holbrook Avenue HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN MISS Mary Nowukowskl C O M M U N I T Y Compliments N A T I O N A L Of B A N K 30 North Saginaw Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Sylvan CLEANERS 0 'I743 Orchard Lake Road PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments of GEORGE E. EDWARDS PLASTERING CO. Business Phone: FE deral 2-4351 Residence Phone: MA ple 5-9731 566 South Paddock Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments Of BALLAUN STUDIO 5848 Michigan Avenue DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS to the CLASS OF '56 from Cronin Poultry Farm ELgin 6-5656 29476 Northwestern Highway BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS! OUR BUFFET SMORGASBORD and BUFFET Served every day of the year ROTUNDA INN on the Beautiful North Shore of PINE LAKE SLATERS fsince 18921 Rental Properties - Commercial, Industrial Builders' Supplies . . . Coal Plant-Mixed Concrete for Extra Strength Heavy Hardware . . . Sand and Gravel 451 East Wilson Avenue PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Religious Gifts for - 0 ORDINATION 0 FIRST MASS 0 FIRST COMMUNION 0 CONFIRMATION 0 EASTER 0 MOTI-IER'S DAY ' GRADUATION ' WEDDINGS 0 ANNIVERSARIES Cards Books 195 Z IZ 35, RELIGIOUS ARTICLES gg 'I230 Washington Blvd. 3369 N. Woodward Ave DETROIT ROYAL OAK Compliments Of KEEGO CAB SERVICE Phone: FE deral 2-0251 30'I'I Orchard Lake Road KEEGO HARBOR. MICHIGAN Peter's Printing Company Commercial -- Ecclesiastical - Social Peter Paciorelc Alumni Peter Paciorek, Phone: FO rest 6-9292 'I'l84I CONANT AVENUE DETROIT 12, MICHIGAN LIBERTY STATE BANK Complete Facilities for Banking by Mail Deposits Insured by THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Friendly Banking Service LIBERTY STATE BANK HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN Compliments Of VERY REV. MSGR. IGNATIUS GAPCZYNSKI PASTOR Saint Adalbert's Church SOUTH BEND, INDIANA GEM PRODUCTS 81 MFG. CO. 'I589 Brainerd Street DETROIT 8, MICHIGAN UNIVERSAL BINDERY CO. 3226 Drexel Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN RFID ALTAR WINES Since 1863 Engels 81 Krudwig Wine Co. Main 882 SANDUSKY, OHIO Established 1922 A. MATEJA 81 SONS CO. Wholesale and Retail CHURCH GOODS RELIGIOUS ARTICLES LU zon 1-1611 LU zon 1-1232 7844 Michigan Avenue DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN Compliments Of DeCONlCK BROTHERS ORCHARDS Apples, Peaches, Pears Fresh Vegetables In Season Corner of Orchard Lake and West Maple Roads Compliments Of MORAN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Mr. A. Zaglaniczny WA. 2-5738 5344 Moran Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN Compliments Of VICTORIA'S GREENHOUSE 1995 Haggerty Road WALLED LAKE, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS to tlve CLASS OF 1956 MASZTAKOWSKI FAMILY DETROIT, MICHIGAN BEST WISI-IES to the STUDENTS OF ST. MARY'S JULES LINSENMEYER Compliments Of FRED SAN ER ELECTRIC 211 North Cass Avenue PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Central Lincoln - Mercury Sales, Inc. Phone: FE decal 2-9167 40 West Pike Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Strong Bros. Hardware Garden Supplies - Paints - Wallpaper Samples FE. 2-6353 3375 Orchard Lake Road ot end of Commerce Road ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN Keego General Store 3159 Orchard Lake Road KEEGO HARBOR, MICHIGAN Compliments Of John Mateja Co. TA shmoo 5-4351 5629 Michigan Avenue DETROIT, MICHIGAN Congratulations to tlre Graduates of 1956 Anal Our Best Wishes to tlre Faculty and Students Polish Roman Catholic Union LOCAL SOCIETY 162 2822 Fourteenth Street WYANDOTTE, MICHIGAN Hughes Laundry Machinery, Inc. 14401 Ford Road DEARBORN, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Buckland -Van Wald, Inc. 433 Shelby Avenue DETROIT 26, MICHIGAN Compliments Of United Sound Systems 5840 Second Avenue DETROIT 2, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Pontiac Printing Company COMMERCIAL PRINTERS FE dural 5-6812 14 W. Lawrence PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Compliments of Stewart Glenn Company Quality I7urniture Since 1917 92-96 South Saginaw Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Detroit Creamery Co. ICE CREAM DIVISION 370 Orchard Lake Avenue PONTIAC 19, MICHIGAN Weyhing Brothers Your Class Ring jewelers 408 Broderick Towers DETROIT, MICHIGAN Compliments Ol Ideal Fruit House TU xedo 5-1776 DETROIT, MICHIGAN Congratulations to the Graduates From Jaworski Sausage Co. Mr. and Mrs. F, Jaworski, Proprietors TR. 5-8183 2933 Trowbridge Avenue HAMTRAMCK 12, MICHIGAN Compliments Complgnents o o f . . Don R. MacDonald, Inc ofhce Machlnes Brake Service - Wlveel Aligning - U. S. Royal Tires 1623 South Woodward Avenue ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN 370 South Saginaw Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN 209 Q DIAMONDS WATCHES SILVER You Can Save Up To 507 APPLIANCE LUGGAGE CAMERAS Leonard Distributors 20 North Perry Street PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Keego Hardware Co., No. I 3041 Orchard Lake Road KEEGO HARBOR, MICHIGAN Compliments Oi Doyle's Welding KEEGO HARBOR, MICHIGAN Best Wishes from Alumnus Roman V. Ceglowski Attorney at Law HAMTRAMCK, MICHIGAN William A. Fuchs Estate Church Goods - Religious Articles WO. 2-4450 1375 Gratiot Avenue DETROIT 7, MICHIGAN Jock Gell 81 Co. Vendor's Remittance Advice 402 West Jefferson Avenue DETROIT 26, MICHIGAN Frayer Refrigeration Sales FE Cleral 4-4792 General Electric Appliances - R.C.A. - TV and Ranges 589 Orchard Lake Avenue PONTIAC, MICHIGAN Smoke Bros. Flowers VI ncwood 1-7900 9171 W. Fort Street DETROIT 9, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Bernard Food Industries, Inc. AND MR. HENRY DE HANN Grand Rapids, Michigan The A. I. Root Company Medina, Ohio MR. JOSEPH A. KARLE, JR., Representative 5293 Kensington Road DETROIT 24, MICHIGAN Keego Sales And Service, Inc. Pontiacs -- GMC Trucks - Used Cars Service - All Makes "HEART OF THE LAKES" KEEGO HARBOR, MICHIGAN Lawn Equipment Corporation LAWN AND GOLF EQUIPMENT LI ncoln 2-1721 520 West Eleven Mile Road ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS TO THE '56 ORDINAND1 AND GRADUATES Chicago and Vicinity Students Club ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF '56 Scranton Students Club ORCHARD LAKE, MICHIGAN Our BOOK and ART Catalogs Present Exactly Wlvat You Want Ar Sensible Prices Dept. 4-2317 ST. ANTHONY GUILD Paterson 3, New Jersey POLISH FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS IN AMERICA Icontinued from page I4Il which are maintained hy several' of the or- ganizations. The insurance features of the fourteen fraternals are alike. The majority of the pol- icies range from 35250.00 to 35,000 The Polish National Alliance is the only organ- ization which issues a policy for 3HS25,000.00. Endowment policies are issued by a majority of the fraternals, while life insurance pol- icies are the most popular types sold. The Organizations also issue old age disability insurance, juvenile insurance and term pol- icies, most of which operate on a three per cent monthly interest rate. The amount of insurance in 1955 reached a total of 35463,- 363,756.00. Pennsylvania and Illinois lead in the number of certificate holders. After them come New York, New Jersey and Michigan. Other states in which certificate holders reside are: Ohio, Wisconsin, and Connecticut. The death rates per thousand members in the fourteen organizations ranged from nine per cent to sixty per cent in 1955. The home offices of the fourteen organiza- tions are scattered throughout several states of America. Illinois is the seat of five of them: the Polish Alma Mater of America, the Polish Roman Catholic Union of Amer- ica, the Polish National Alliance, the Polish Women,s Alliance of America, and the Unit- ed Polish Women of America. Pennsylvania also houses three of them: the Polish Falcons of America, the Polish Union of the United States of America, and the Polish Beneficial Association. Two are situated in New York: the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn and the Polish Union of America. The remainder are found in the following states: Ohio fthe Alliance of Poles of Americal, Wisconsin fThe Polish Association of Americaj and New Jersey fThe Association of the Sons of Polandl. The brief sketches which appear in this section of the yearbook, follow in alphabeti- cal order, rather than a chronological one. .fbaie Baking Company "Treat Yourxelf To Dalee Bread Daily" FRANK POLANSKI, General Manager Supplies Rye Bread Daily to the Orchard Lake Schools Phone: TA. 5-1450 5771 Otis Street' DETROIT 10, MICHIGAN ALLIANCE OF POLES OF AMERICA Icontinued from page I42I 782,281.28g liabilities of 347,258.03g re- serves of 32,375,048.2l, and unassigned funds of 3359,975.04. The amount of in- surance in force as of January 1, 1955, was 359,837,021. In 1954 the organization paid 35104267.30 in benefits. Besides issuing insurance, the Alliance of Poles of America also publishes the weekly newspaper Alliancer fZwiazk0wiecj, spon- sors the Ignatius Paderewski Society, the Al- liance Ladies, Guild, and annual social func- tions. The Officers of the Alliance as of 1955 were: Mr. Z. P. Zakrzewski, President, Mr. J. F. Tylicki, General Secretary, and Mr. Z. A. Hardulak, Treasurer. The Home Office is located at 6968 Broadway, Cleveland 5, Ohio. E. W. BARANEK POLISH ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA fcontinued from page I45I was 16.572, in 1953, 18.1 HQ., and in 1954, 2o.5'Z,. The Home Office of the Polish Associa- tion of America is located at 3068 South 13th Street, Milwaukee 15, Wisconsin. The Offi- cers for 1955 were: Mr. John S. Kielich, President, Mr. J. P. Michalski, General Sec- retary and Treasurer, Frank J. Schultz, M.D., Chief Medical Examiner, and Mr. L. J. Kleczka, General Counsel. L. DYTKOWSKI POLISH FALCONS OF AMERICA Icontinued from page 1477 President, Mr. T. R. Buczkowski, Secretary, Mr. Stanley A. Michalski, Treasurer, and Florian Starzynski, M.D., Medical Examiner. The Home Office of the Organization is lo- cated at 97-99 South 18th Street, Pittsburgh 3, Pennsylvania. R. MACK CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF '56 from IR. II.. A. Sound Equipment and High Fidelity Music Syrlems Phone TR inity 4-1100 7422 Woodward Avenue DETROIT 2, MICHIGAN Compliments Of Primo 81 Romanow Construction Company 18657 James Couzens Highway DETROIT 35, MICHIGAN POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE Icontinued from page 1491 As of January 1, 1955, the Polish Nation- al Alliance boasted 1,625 lodges and 338,- 124 members, thus making it the largest Pol- ish Fraternal benefit organization in the United States. It issues certificates from 215500 to 2IB25,000. All plans, except ordinary life, 20 year payment life, juvenile 20 year endowment, endowment at age 18, and en- dowment at 65, which are offered from 5HS500.00, are issued from 351,000.00 to 325,- 000.00. Certificates provide for cash sur- render and loan values, paid-up, and ex- tended insurance. The assets of the Polish National Alliance as of January 1, 1955, amounted to 373,985,- 567.26g liabilities 5lB2,555,874.54fg reserves SB67,658,003.79g contingent reserves 343,- 106.81, and unassigned funds 33,728,582.08. 1.514-20 West Division Street, Chicago 22, Illinois is the location of the Alliance's Home Office. Officers for 1955 were: Mr. B. F. Gunther, Censorg Mr. Jozef Habuda, Vice Censorg lVlr. Charles Rozmarek, President, Messrs. F. Dymek and S. Lisowski, Vice- Presidents, Mr. A. S. Szczerbowski, General Secretary, Mr. lVl. Tomaszkiewicz, Treasurer, L. Sadlek, lVI.D., Chief Medical Examiner, Mr. Leo S. Mallek, Acting General Counsel, and lVlr. J. C. Bronars, Comptroller. E. 01.szEwsK1 POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF BROOKLYN Icontinued from page ISOI New Jersey, and publishes the Polish Weekly Czas lTimeJ. At present it is seriously con- sidering the construction of a home for the aged. The Officers of the Polish National Al- liance of Brooklyn for 1955 included: lVl,s. Czeslawa Durska, President, lVlr. Jozef A. Glowacki, Secretary, IVlr. E. J, Brachocki, Treasurer, J. l.. Kostecki, lVl.D., Chief lVledi- cal Examiner, and lVlr. S. F. Sarnowski, Gen- eral Counsel. The 0l'gi'lIlIZtlll0Il,S Home Of- Ready-to-Wear Cleric - Cassocks, Birettas 66 Clerical Apparel We carry a big assortment of sizes in stock at all times Krieg Brothers Catholic Supply House, INCORPORATED WO. 2-5131 1414 Farmer Street DETROIT, MICHIGAN RELIGIOUS GOODS HEADQUARTERS Our French Imported Chalices are outstanding - and not expensive - Allow 3 months for delivery CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF 1956 Rev. Stanley E. Milewski St. Francis D'Assisi Church DETROIT, MICHIGAN CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF 1956 REV. PAUL A. KOPICKI ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH Plymouth, Pennsylvania REV. RAYMOND J. LISZKA THE LITTLE SEMINARY OF ST. JOSEPH AND THE LITTLE FLOWER Buffalo, New York REV. CASMIR MOCIUN ST. PATRlCK'S CHURCH Cavou r, South Dakota REV. WALTER A. PSULKOWSKI ST. MlCHAEL'S MISSION Philadelphia, Pennsylvania REV. CARL J. YAGLEY ST. SUZANNE'S CHURCH Detroit, Michigan fice is located at 155 Noble Street, Brooklyn 22, New York. S. J. GERLOCK POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC UNION lcontinued from page 1531 25th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Vis- tula drew 100,000 personsj. In addition to all this, the Union aids its lodges to set up Catholic Scouting Programs for the youth in their respective Polish-language parishes. Officers of the Polish Roman Catholic Union of America for 1955: Mr. Kasi- mir I. Kozakiewicz, President, M's. Stella V. Wisniewski, Vice-President, M's Mary Skoc- zylas, Secretary General, Mr. Joseph T. Pran- ica, Treasurer, T. J. Jasinski, M.D., Medical Director, and Mr. S. T. Kusper, General Counsel. The Home Office is 9841--986 Mil- waukee Avenue, Chicago 22, Illinois. H. FIGURA POLISH UNION OF THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA Icontinued from page I54I Q81 to assist in the training of Polish youth to be good and useful citizens of the United States. As to the number of lodges, the Polish Union counted 234 in 1953, 229 in 1954, and 390 Qincluding juniorj in 1955. Certificates issued hy the Union are from 3250 to 353,000 Juvenile certificates are also issued. Certificate holders as of 1955 total- ed 21,232 The Polish Union,s assets as of January 1, 1955, amounted to 341,641-6,981.99g liabilities totaled 5S28,381.59, reserves 33,609,512 and unassigned funds 31,008,998.40. The amount of insurance in force fincluding jun- iorj in 1953 was 314-,089,962g in 19541, 51513,- 794,499, and 1955, 313,625,801 Benefits paid in 1952 totaled 3I5257,558.38g in 1953 the amount was SI3287,913.24+, and in 1954, iIII286,712.13. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF 1956 REV. FRANCIS KAMINSKI ST. MICHAEL CHURCH Lynn, Massachusetts VERY REV. MSGR. JOHN S. MIX, C.R. VIA SAN SEBASTIANELLO, 'II Rome, Italy REV. BRONISLAUS S. ROSIAK ST. ADALBERT CHURCH Providence, Rhode Island REV. STANISLAUS J. ZOLNIERZAK OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CHURCH Natrona, Pennsylvania CONGRATULATIONS TO THE GRADUATES OF 1956 REV. JOSEPH CIOLEK Cleveland 5, Ohio REV. CLEMENT KERN Detroit, Michigan REV. JOSEPH J. MANIK Scappoose, Oregon REV. LEON S. MOCZYGEMBA La Grange, Texas REV. ZDZISLAUS PESZKOWSKI Orchard Lake, Michigan Dear to the heart of the Union are its jun- ior members. As a result, a fund is kept to provide them with recreational facilities, the emphasis being on athletics. Junior group meetings, outings, and indoor activities are also encouraged and sponsored. As of last year, Officers of the Polish Union of the United States of North Amer- ica were: Mr. Sidney Crahowski, Presidentg Mr. S. W. Warakomski, General Secretary, lVlr. B. C. Rydzewski, Treasurer, E. J. Kielar, lVl.D., Chief Medical Examiner, and Mr. T. G. Wadzinski, General Counsel. The Home Of- fice is located at 53-59 North Main Street, Wi'I'kes-Barre, Pennsylvania. T. OLSZEWSKI THE POLISH UNION OF AMERICA tcontinued from page I55I to reunite the two factions were in vain. As a result, it was resolved in Niagara Falls to incorporate the Polish Union of America un- der the laws of the State of New York. The funds in the possession of the Organization at the time of the Chicago Convention were equally divided with the Wilkes-Barre fac- tion. 1920 was the year of incorporation. Some necessary readjustments, however, were made in compliance with the laws of the State of New York and other States where the Polish Union of America had members. At present the Union issues the following insurance certificates from 35250 to 3B5,000: whole life, 20 year payment life, endowment at 60, and 20 year endowment. As of l955, the Officers of the Polish Union of America were: lVlr. Walter J. Lohr, Presidentg Mr. Stephen P. Kosnik, Secretary, Mr. Alfred T. Wolinski, Treasurer, Joseph F. Kij, lVl.D., Medical Examiner, and Mr. Joseph S. lVlata'Ia, Counsel. The Home Office is located at 76l Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo l2, New York. J. MA'rTl2RN THE FELICIAN SISTERS of the provinces of DETROIT, BUFFALO, CHICAGO, LODI ENFIELD, CORAOPOLIS and PONCA CITY extend best wishes to the GRADUATES OF I956 Congratulations sEN1oRs WESTERN EXCHANGE MARKET Wholesale Meats for Hotels - Restaurants - Institutions - Retail Market: 2700 MICHIGAN AVENUE Detroit, Michigan POLISH BE EFIT ASSGCIATICJ Modern Insurance For Every Member of the Family Fraternal Benefirs Mutual Aid Scholarships A Legal Reserve Fraternal Insurance Society Founded in 1899 HOME OFFICE ORTHODOX 8. ALMOND STREETS Philadelphia 37, Pennsylvania Congratulations from SCHILLER REV. JACEK PRZYGODA, Pl1.D. Department of Economics Loyola University of Los Angeles l. A l , C l'f ' Hats - Noisemakers - Party Favors os nge es G I Orme Decorations - Balloons . Congratulations REV. JOSEPH M. CONROY St. Margaret Mary's Church 346 EAST JEFFERSON AVENUE Defmiff Michigan RT. REV. MSGR. F. A. KASPROWICZ Detroit, Michigan Holy Cross Church Trenton, New Jersey REV. LADISLAUS J. RADZIK St. Joseph's Church Gardner, Massachusetts Congratulations to the CLASSES OF 1956 REV. MAGNUS J. KAZENAS Pastor ST. CASlMIR'S CHURCH Pittsburgh 3, Pennsylvania CANIFF SUPER MARKET Groceries - Meats - Produce Jerry Miller, Proprietor 2024 CANIFF AVENUE Detroit, Michigan Tl1ere's nothing like giving folks wnut they want Coca-Cola Bottling Co. - Pontiac, Michigan Congratulations from MOUNT VERNON GARDENS Complete Floral Service 19800 JAMES COUZENS HIGHWAY Detroit 35, Michigan IV THEOLOGY Bloch, Emil 854-8 Colfax Avenue Chicago 17, Illinois Bratus, Walter 19 Water Street South River, New Jersey Fundalewicz, Edward 6 Pine Avenue Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Hamernik, Peter 59 Bon Air Avenue Springfield, Connecticut Hapanowicz, Arthur 713 Plant Street Utica 4, New York IIITHECLOGY Cola, Thomas 314- Clyde Lane Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Kisluk, Aloysius 563 Burritt Street New Britain, Connecticut Kutiuk, Casimir Davis Hill Scarboro, West Virginia H THEOLOGY Dominik, Stanley 2446 White Oak Avenue Whiting, lnrliana Gleba, William 929 Sherman Place Utica 4, New York Horanzy, Joseph 27 West Green Street Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Kaminski, Mieczyslaw 307 South Pazlrlock Street Pontiac, Michigan Kaczmarczyk, Bronislaus Seminary Orcharcl Lake, Michigan Kruk, Alfred 2021 W. Rice Street Chicago 22, Illinois Lipka, Joseph Seminary Orchard Lake, Michigan Novak, Leonard 261 Main Street Duryea, Pennsylvania Ozog, Thaddeus 5937 St. Lawrence Street Detroit 10, Michigan Masakowski. Edward 157 West Church Street Nanticolfe, Pennsylvan.ia Rataj, Thaddeus Seminary Orchard Lake, Michigan Slominski, Bede 7608 Tumey Street Detroit, Michigan Kloskowski, Stanley 29 Stanton Street South River, New jersey Krason. Edward 4953 South Loomis Street Chicago 9, Illinois Kurzawski, Casimir 220 Lakevieu' Avenue Syracuse 4, New York Przybocki, Bernard 411 St. joseph Street Barnesboro, Pennsylvania Pilat, Edmund 1 16 Waite Avenue Syracuse, New York Skiha, Walter 1614- Luzerne Street Scranton 4, Pennsylvania Skowronski, Kazimlerz Seminary Orcharrl Lake, Michigan Wisniewski, Edward 629 South Torriaqzza Street Mcfltloo, Pennsylvania Zalewski, Edward 6 Oak Street Lowell, Massachusetts Stachowiak, Victor 1712 Wharton Avenue Pittslzurgh, Pennsylvania Wieczorek, Nlulthew 1057 West Belden Avenue Syracuse 4-, New York Zavacki, Richard 35 Wyoming Avenue W yorning, Pennsylvania liedmerski, Stanislaus 15112 Pius Street Pittsburgh 2, Pennsylvania Toloczko, Bernard 32 Brogan Street Wilkes-liarre, Pennsylvania Wisniewski. Stanislaus U05 Main Street South Arnhoy. New jersey Zehrowski, Waller 272 Niantic Avenue Provizlencc 7. Khotle lslanu' ITHEOLOGY Kosiha, Joseph -"l026 Cameron Avenue Ha-rnnzontl, lntliana Nlarcinlco, Andrew 102 Chittenrien. Street Duryea, Pennsylvania Miller, Leo 9222 Joseph Cantpau Avenue Harntranzclc, Michigan IV COLLEGE Baranck, lflrvin Route 1, lfox 238 Crivitz, Wisconsin Biclcc-ki, Vincent 7314- Hartwell Street Dearhorn, Michigan Chlehowy, Daniel 169 Rather Avenue Buffalo 12, New York Dylkowslci. Louis 59 Fairview Ext. Bridgeport, Connecticut Figura, Henry 4107 Smith Street Buffalo 10, New York IH COLLEGE Aclamiiis, ,lohn 19 Sycamore Street Wilkes-llarre, Pennsylvania Cylmulski, Norbert llarryls Bay Ontario. Canatla Gaciom-ln, Stanislaus 24,63 l5Ih Street Wyanrlotte, Michigan Graff. 'l1l'10IlIilS 1234-44 Cltnresl Street Detroit 25. M ich igan Honclziolka, llicllarrl 1023 Court Street Utica l. New lorh Nlurzyn, John 24.38 White Oak Avenue Whiting, lntliana Orszewski, Bernard 20 Downs Avenue Binghamton, New York Sienkiewicz, Matt 4-348 South Wood Street Chicago 9, Illinois Cerlock, Stanley 51 Seminary Road Binghamton, New York Crontkowski, Raymond 301 Allen. Street West Hazleton, Pennsylvania Hoppe, Lawrence R.D. 1, Box 3 Posen., Michigan Mack, Ronald 9096 Virgil Avenue Detroit 39, Michigan Mattern, Joseph 621 Fifth Street Menasha, Wisconsin Kowalski, Anthony 182 Sherman Avenue Trenton, New fersey Marais, Michael 21 Loepere Street Buffalo 12, New York Maxsween, John 208 Wootllanrl Roarl Syracuse 9, New Y orlf Pietras, Thomas 7610 Penrotl Avenue Detroit 23, Michigan Pisarmvski. Daniel 4-513 30th Street Detroit 10, Michigan Sliwak, Richard 620 Lefferts Place Bellrnore, New York Smykowski, Eugene 54-30 64th Street Maspeth, L.l., New York Wozniak, Anthony Box 306 Posen, Michigan Olszewski, Edward 6102 Comstock Street Detroit, Michigan Olszewsl-ci, Thaddeus 102 Fifth Street East Plymouth, Pennsylvania Rajewski, George 14-736 Lannette Street Detroit 5, Michigan Rutkowski, George 3925 Oliver Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Zielinski, Norman 556 South 1st Street Rogers City, Michigan Sciera, Ronald ' 24.10 Cutlabaclc Avenue Niagara Falls, New York Szymanski, Gerald 8091 W estwood Avenue Detroit 28, Michigan Wagner, Arthur 19430 Packard Avenue Detroit 34, Michigan Walczyk, Frank 331 Apple Street Syracuse 4, New Yorlr Wawrow, Williarii 445 Centre Street Fall River, Massachusetts ST IIE T DIHEIITUHY Weiss, Francis 481 Madison Street W ilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania H COLLEGE Balazy, Edwin 822 Ash Street Wyandotte, Michigan Bodalski, Thomas 6539 Wagner Street Detroit 10, Michigan Bucia, Edward 2545 E. Clearfield Street Philadelphia 34-, Pennsylvania Fietkiewicz, Donald 3330 West Genesee Street Syracuse 9, New York Figas, Leonard R.D. Box 22 Uniontown, Pennsylvania Florczyk, Walter 301 Vann Street Syracuse 6, New York Gryka, David 234 Lake Street Alpena 3, Michigan I COLLEGE Bartnikowski, Raymond 6217 Francis Avenue Cleveland 27, Ohio Biniszkiewicz, Leonard 163 Toelsin Road Buffalo 12, New York Brudzinski, Donald 814-0 Stockton Street Detroit 34, Michigan Witkowski, Robert 18815 Conley Avenue Detroit 34, Michigan Kolasny, Joseph 183 Townsend Street Buffalo 12, New York Kuchinski, Ferdinand 10145 Woodlawn Street Detroit 13, Michigan Kulakowski, Edmund 1028 Mason Street Utica 3, New York Kurmaniak, Valentine 5295 Renter Street Dearborn, Michigan. Lomnicki, John 20034 Conant Street Detroit 34, Michigan Miller, Gerald 20048 Fleming Street Detroit 34, Michigan Myszak, John 2313 Humboldt Street F lint, Michigan Ruszkowski, Clifford 8143 Olympia Street Detroit 13, Michigan Centala, Nicholas RFD 2 Posen, Michigan Covlick, George 675 Elizabeth Street Perth Amboy, New fersey Crochowski. Bernard 14- Oxford Avenue Dudley, Massachusetts Vllojcinski, Edmund 33 Gibson Street Buffalo 6, New York Saklaczynski, Anthony 1525 Delaware Street Cary, Indiana Sissick, Edward 411 S. Hancock Street McArlo.o, Pennsylvania Silo, Joseph 2646 Casrnere Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Smarr, James 3564 Medbury Street Detroit 11, Michigan, Sniezyk, Richard 94 Milton Street Indian Orchard, Massachusetts Werenski, Robert 11721 Elrndale Street Detroit 13, Michigan Zielinski, Francis 2158 E. Hancock Street Detroit 7, Michigan Curzynski, john 57 Italy Street Macanaqaa, Pennsylvania Guzolski, Edward 83 Ridge Street Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania Hejka, Casimir 7421 Warwick Street Detroit 28, Michigan Horkey, Donald 126 East Grant Street Bronson, Michigan Jablonowski, Anthony 18V2 Adams Street Binghamton, New York Januszka, Ronald 320 Apple Street Syracuse 4, New York Jarzembowski, James 134-15 E. Nine Mile Road East Detroit, Michigan Lerczalc, Kenneth 1601 So. Kiesel Street Bay City, Michigan Malinowski, Leonard 4899 Renville Street Detroit 10, Michigan Mandry, Frederick 8326 Lauder Street Detroit 28, Michigan Modras, Ronald 4714 N. Campbell Street Detroit 10, Michigan Niezgod-a, Joseph 4820 Northcote Avenue East Chicago, Indiana Nita, Joseph 252 Main Street South River, New Jersey Nowakowski, Jerome 1109 Buckingham Street Toledo 7, Ohio Okuniewicz, John North Sea Road Southampton, New York Prushinski, Carl 388 E. Ridge Street Nanticoke, Pennsylvania Rutkowski, Theodore Mounted Route 17 Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Semetkosky, Thomas Smithmills, Pennsylvania IV HIGH SCHOOL Bohlin-ger, Charles 125 South 3rd Street West Branch, Michigan Cera, James 3021 North Hurnlaolt Avenue Milwaukee, Wisconsin Chroliol, Leonard 102 North Meade Street South Bend 19, Indiana Coles, Norbert 19667 Spencer Street Detroit 12, Michigan Duda, Francis 312 Greenway Avenue Syracuse 6, New York Coelowski, Robert 2329 Denton Street HlllI1.IfGIll.ClC 12, Michigan Crzelak, Waller 1103 Cleveland Street Hammond, Indiana Kopacki, Thaddeus 12535 Gallagher Street Detroit, Michigan Kukulski, John 3021 Evaline Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Leszczynski, Gerald 1834 17th Street Wyandotte, Michigan Lisek, Victor 2514 West Huron Street South Bend 19, Indiana Mackiewicz, Thaddeus 5333 Elmwood Street Detroit 11, Michigan Majewski, Stanislaus 1770 East Grand Boulevard Detroit 11, Michigan Mallat, Leonard 18245 Roseland Street Birmingham 34, Michigan Masztakowski, Bernard 17905 Anglin Street Detroit 12, Michigan Mitan, Francis 1307 Lakeview Street Hammond, Indiana Skotek, Thomas 633 S. Hancock Street McAdo0, Pennsylvania Suchocki, James 3504 Church Street Saginaw, M ichigan. Swierzb, Jerome 5314 33rd Street Detroit 10, Michigan Szopa, David 1348 Green Street Detroit 9, Michigan Tepper, Robert 2647 Edwin Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Toeki, Francis 401 Delaware Street M ayfield, Pennsylvania Warych, Edwin 2911 N. Springfield Street Chicago 18, Illinois Zettel, Kenneth 3417 So. George Lake Road West Branch, Michigan Nelson, John 34-45 Gratiot Avenue Port Huron, Michigan Opiola, Raymond 2104 McPherson Street Detroit 12, Michigan Otolski, Clement 518 South Carlisle South Bend 19, Indiana Pawlowski, Arnold South Shore Road Harbor Beach, Michigan Piaseczny, Samuel 4016 Whitney Street Detroit, Michigan Robinson, Gerald 732 Broer Street Toledo 7, Ohio Shaw, Cornelius 12222 Kilbourne Street Detroit 5, Michigan Smolinski, Stanley 3647 Alvina Street Van Dyke, Michigan III HIGH SCHOOL STUDE T IJIHEIITUHY Wojciechowski, Robert Zettel, Wayne 715 South faclcson Street 34417 So. Ceo. Lake Rcl. Rou Bay City, Michigan West Branch, Michigan Baron, Leonard 32 Miller Avenue Uniontown, Pennsylvania Bieszke, Eugene 1219 Michigan Avenue Bay City, Michigan Bomber, Thomas 8225 Stahelin Street Detroit 28, Michigan Borchlewicz, Ronald 1023 So. 89th Street West Allis 14, Wisconsin Charkowski, Clarence 3057 Margaret Street Kalamazoo, Michigan Czajkowski, Henry 2014-1 Revere Street Detroit 34-, Michigan Daniel, John 5135 Wyoming Street Dearborn, Michigan Drobinski, Paul 73 Prospect Avenue Bayonne, New Jersey Fiedor, Francis 141 N. Diamond Street Mount Pleasan.t, Pennsylvania Franckowiak, Paul 4739 Lovett Street Detroit 10, Michigan Gardocki, Thomas 1151 3rd Street W yandotte, Michigan Gonnella, Jerome 23 Bronson Place Toledo 8, Ohio Harris, Lawrence 2004-9 Sunset Street Detroit 34, Michigan Jaros, Clifford 1318 Berten Street Lansing, Michigan Kasztan, Anthony 378 Park Avenue Perth Amboy, New Jersey Keely, Donald Seidler Street Kawkawlin 3, Michigan Klonowski, Daniel 5681 Casper Street Detroit 10, Michigan Koper, Stanley 4543 South Mozart Street Chicago 32, Illinois Krasowski, Casimir 4-001 S. Archer Avenue Chicago 32, Illinois Kulik, Anthony 5689 Cecil Street Detroit 10, Michigan Kush, Robert 3678 Freclerick Avenue Detroit 11, Michigan Lenart, John 13051 Houston Avenue Chicago 33, Illinois Mc Elroy, Patrick 7650 Ternes Street Dearborn 1, Michigan Ostrowski, Alfred 903 Walbridge Street Kalamazoo 13, Michigan te Zychski, Conrad 53991 Chesterfield Street Mt. Clemens, Michigan Ostrowski, Gerald 9006 Cittins Street Milford fRt 61 , Michigan Oszustowicz, Richard 3253 Hartley Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Rainville, Paul 2474- Littletell Avenue Pontiac, Michigan Rosh, David East Bridge Street McA1loo Heights, Pennsylvania Smolboski, Thomas 18862 Conley Street Detroit 311-, Michigan Slec, Robert 5719 Renville Street Detroit 10, Michigan Szczygielski, Thomas 3881 Holbrook Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan Szewczyk, Walter 594-9 Kulick Street Detroit 10, Michigan Tuszynski, Alexander 8527 Winfielrl Street Detroit 13, Michigan Wajda, Chester 3025 Pitney Court Chicago 8, Illinois Yaroch, Kenneth 1123 East Huron Avenue Barl Axe, Michigan Zakrzewski, Lawrence 2307 Evaline Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan II HIGH SCHOOL Chojnowski, Anthony 1074 Second Avenue Wyandotte, Michigan Cord, Eugene 5710 Mitchell Avenue Detroit 11, Michigan Donakowski, Donald 7430 St. John Street Detroit 10, Michigan Fryt, Robert 715 Page Street Jackson, Michigan Coisdzinski, Arthur 5424 Elmwood Street Detroit 11, Michigan Colemhiewski, Paul 7310 Rosemont Street Detroit 28, Michigan Harland, Robert 23901 West Chicago Street Detroit 39, Michigan Kenock, John 604 North M ilwautkee Street jackson, Michigan Kobiela, Leonard 8324 Coyle Street Detroit 28, Michigan Kokoczka, Francis 1401 Woodbridge Street Jackson, Michigan Kosnik, Ladislaus 17928 Norwood Street Detroit 12, Michigan Kott, Kenneth 2096 East Grand Boulevard Detroit 11, Michigan Krystek, Szczesny 6003 Lakepointe Street Detroit 24, Michigan Kubiak, Raymond 19229 Lamont Street Detroit 24, Michigan I HIGH SCHO0 Barlow, Kenneth 6865 Rutland Street Detroit 28, Michigan Maciejewski, Edward 7044 Sarena Street Detroit 10, Michigan Madelans, Peter 8614 Michigan Avenue Detroit 10, Michigan Majkowski, Francis 1844 East Grand B.oulevard Detroit 11, Michigan Mclntyre, Joseph Route 2 Bad Axe, Michigan Moniuszko, Stanislaus 7414 Maple Street Dearborn, Michigan Mutrynowski, Denis 4811 Sherbourne Street Pontiac 18, Michigan Novak, Ronald 23701 East Scott Street Mt. Clemens, Michigan Nowalcowski, Richard 5471 Cherie Street Detroit 12, Michigan Ostrowski, john 2066 Indianapolis Boulevard Whiting, Indiana Otto, Karl 14285 Geddes Road Hemlock, Michigan Peplowski, Gerald 7382 Brace Street Detroit 28, Michigan Peruski, Donald 7808 Mansfield Street Detroit 28, Michigan Piaskowski, Lawrence 6228 Canton Street Detroit 11, Michigan Poremba, ,lohn 2294 Norwalk Street Hamtramck 12, Michigan L Bator, Joseph 23901 Rockford Street Dearborn 7, Michigan Raymond, Terrence 895 South State Street Caro, Michigan Rock, Chester 611 McD.ougall Street Detroit 7, Michigan Selenske, Roy 12 Harrison Street New Milford, New Jersey Sieland, Thomas 330 Hamilton Street Caro, Michigan Siuda, Eugene Garfield Road, Route 1 Linwood, Michigan Skorupski, Dennis 19424 Lamont Street Detroit 34, Michigan Strucinski, Richard 7234 Artesian Street Detroit 28, Michigan Tuchowski, Lawrence 8218 Minock Street Detroit 28, Michigan Urbanek, Raymond 1704 Oak Street W yandotte, M ichigan. Waluk, Joseph Chamberlain Highway Kensington, Connecticut Wozniak, Ronald 6842 Manor Street Dearborn 1, Michigan Zambrzycki, Andrew 8361 Almont Street Detroit 34, Michigan Ziemba, Stephen 12943 Buffalo Street Detroit 12, Michigan Ziembiec, Chester 9342 Copeland Street Detroit 17, Michigan Bartos, Francis 7227 Saint Thomas Street Detroit 13, Michigan Berger, ,lay 28974 Five Mile Road Livonia, Michigan Blaszczak, Felix 4231 Saint Aubin Street Detroit 7, Michigan Bochenek, Richard 3766 31st Street Detroit 10, Michigan Dybas, Gerald Pinconning, Michigan Grahowski, Leonard 23310 Quinn Street Mount Clemens, Michigan Gruska, Gerald 845 North York Avenue Dearborn, Michigan Gutt, Eugene 12866 Bloom Street Detroit 12, Michigan Hapak, .loseph 2024 Indianapolis Boulevard Whiting, Indian.a lminski, Lawrence 18689 Saint Louis Street Detroit 34, Michigan Jankowski, Joseph 534 North Main Street Norwich, Connecticut Karkoski, Joseph 5933 Cecil Street Detroit 10, Michigan Kelly, Patrick 417 S. P. Crescent Street Bad Axe, Michigan Koscinski, Charles 5438 Moran Street Detroit 11, Michigan Kostecki, Anthony 3403 13th Street Wyandotte, Michigan Kotecki, Florian Route 1, Box 189 Crivitz, Wisconsin Krasusky, Jerome 730 Ferdinand Detroit 9, Michigan Kubasinski, Timothy 14924 East State Fair Detroit 5, Michigan Kula, Robert Route 1 Linwood, Michigan Kush, ,Iohn 3678 Frederick Avenue Detroit 11, Michigan. Kuzia, Stanley 2821 21st Street Wyandotte, Michigan Lindquist, Gary 19309 Braile Street Detroit 19, Michigan Marks, James 2049 Edwin Street Hamtramck 12, M ichigan, Marohnic, James 1834 East Grand Boulevard Detroit 11, Michigan Masztakowski, Ferdinand 17905 Anglin Street Detroit 12, Michigan Mazur, Thaddeus 364 West Coulson Street Hazel Park, Michigan Milewski, Anthony 8591 Indiana Street Detroit 4, Michigan Mis, Gerald 165 North Hooper Street Caro, Michigan Mucha, Henry 7366 Faust Street Detroit 28, Michigan Muscara, Richard 13126 Michigan Avenue Dearborn, Michigan Nawara, Thomas 4532 South Talman Street Chicago 32, Illinois Pachla, Frederick 8294 Almont Street Detroit 34, Michigan Piotrowski, Dennis 2655 Garfield Street Detroit 7, Michigan Pranga, Raymond 3385 Dane Street Detroit 11, Michigan Quick, Allen 814 West Burnside Street Caro, Michigan Russell, James 305 North Stanley Street Bad Axe, Michigan Rzeszutek, Leonard 9326 Charest Street Hanttrarnclc 12, Michigan Sofko, Charles 7540 Honeysuckle Street Walled Lake, Michigan Spratke, James 3321 Theodore Street Detroit 11, Michigan Stelmach, Thomas 1183 Broadway Street Buffalo 12, New York Szczepanski, Gary 1303 May Street Bay City, Michigan Tabaka, Joseph 4019 North Campbell Street Detroit 10, Michigan Votruba, William 5698 Lumley Street Detroit 10, Michigan Walczybock, Richard 6131 Ternes Street Dearborn, Michigan Wasik, Joseph 2225 Medbury Street Detroit 11, Michigan Webb, James 875 Ennest Street Milford R.D.-5, Michigan Wenclasky, Robert 25734 Ann Arbor Trail Dearborn 6, Michigan Wesolek, James 2015 Bagley Street Saginaw, Michigan Wiktor, Michael 3328 Goldner Street Detroit 10, Michigan Witczak, Daniel 2659 Kirby E. Street Detroit 11, Michigan Wlodkowski, Chester 86 Otrobando Avenue Norwich, Connecticut Woodbridge, Franklin 16850 Inkster Detroit 19, Michigan Zalewski, Mitchell 9126 Garfield Street Detroit 39, Michigan Zielinski, Stephen 8414 West jefferson Street Detroit 17, Michigan Zolinski, Richard 2002 Rust Street Saginaw, Michigan A Adamitis, John, 69 Adamski, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Peter, 29, 37 Ahr, Most Rev. George, 26 Albers, Most Rev. Joseph, 26 Aszkler, John, 29, 37 Atkielski, Most Rev. Roman, 28 B Babcock, Most Rev. Allen, 26 Balazy, Edwin, 71, 100, 107 Baranek, Ervin, 58, 97, 98, 99, 107, 115 Bardel, Rev. Francis, 43 Barlow, Kenneth, 93, 109 Baron, Leonard, 88, 109 Bartkowiak, Dr. Edmund, 34 Bartnikowski, Raymond, 41, 73 Francis, 93 Joseph, 93 , Jay, 93 Rev. Valentine F., 29 vincent, 57, 63, 97 Eugene, 89 Leonard, 73 Felix, 92 . Emil, 50, 51 Richard, 93, 109 Rev. Andrew, 29, 36 Thomas, 71, 112 , Charles, 76, 112 Rt. Rev. Msgr. Lucian, 29 Most Rev. Thomas, 25 Thomas, 88 Most Rev. Stanislaus, 26, 28 Ronald, 89 Rev. Msgr. Vincent, 29, 30 Most Rev., Matthew T., 26 Rev. Walter, 51, 114 Donald, 72 Edward, 70, 100, 114 Edward, 97 Most Rev., Joseph A., 26 Rev. John, -4-3, 63, 11.1 Leon, 29, 35, 36 Rev. Alexander, 29 Nicholas, 73, 111 James, 76 Clarence, 89, 126, 129 Dr. M., 113 Daniel, 58, 97 Anthony, 91, 134 Leonard, 74, 75, 98, 99, 109, 113 Rt. Rev. Msgr. Julius, 29 Most Rev. Amleto Giovanni, 21 Adela, 38 Norbert. 74. 76. 99 Eugene. 90, 110. 119 n, Most Rev., David F., 28 Norbert, 69 Cyran, Rev. Constantine, 33, 43 Czajlcowslci, Mrs. Antoinette, 110 Czajkowski, Henry, 89 Czajkowski, Rev. Wenceslaus A., 29 Czopp, Rev. Stanislaus, 43 D Daniel, John, 88 Dabrowski, Rev. Joseph, 40 Dearden, Most Rev., John F., 26 Dobski, Dr. Edwin, 29, 43, 111, 113 Dominik, Stanley, 54, 112, 115 Donakowski, Donald, 90, 110 Donnelly, Most Rev. Henry, 23 Donovan, Most Rev. John, 23, 119 Drobinski, Paul, 89 Duda, Francis, 77 Dudek, Rev. Vincent, 29, 31 Dybas, Gerald, 93 Dytkowski, Louis, 59, 64, 99 E Eustace, Most Rev., Bartholomew J., 26 F Federowicz, Ronald, 134, 135 Felczak, Rev. John, 29, 36 Fiedor, Francis, 88, 106 Fietkiewicz, Donald, 70 Figas, Leonard, 71, 112, 114 Figura, Henry, 59, 64, 97 Filipowicz, Rev. Wallace, 29, 33, 43, 56, 111 Fitzmaurice, Most Rev., Edmund J., 26 Flaherty, Rev. Francis, C.P., 116 Flanagan, Most Rev., Bernard J., 26 Florczyk, Walter, 70 Foery, Most Rev. Walter A., 26, 28 Franckowiak, Paul, 88, 124, 126, 127, 129 134-, 135 Fryt, Robert, 91 Fundalewicz, Rev. Edward, 51, 105 G Gabalslci, Rev. John, 44, 90, 92, 109, 117, 132 Gacioch, Stanley, 68, 114 Gannas, Rev. Maximillian, 29, 39 Gannon, Most Rev., John M., 28 Gardocki, Thomas, 89, 127 Gawlina, Most Rev. Joseph, 25, 28, 116 Gerloclc, Stanley, 56, 57, 63, 64, 90, 97, 110 Glapinski, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph, 37 Gleha, William, 54, 115 Goclowski, Robert, 77, 98, 99, 112, 123 133 Goisdzinski, Arthur, 91, 126, 129, 134 Gola, Thomas, 54, 70 Golembiewslci, Paul, 90 Gonnella, Jerome, 89 Gospodarek, Rev. Stanislaus, 29, 36 Govlick, George, 41, 73, 99 Grabowski, Leonard, 93 Grabowski, Sigismund, 29 Gracias, Valerian Cardinal, 19 Greff, Thomas, 68, 114 Grochowski, Bernard, 72 Grontkowski, Raymond, 56, 59, 63, 99, 113 Grulkowslci, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Nicephar, 29, 35. Gruska, Gerald, 92 Gryka, David, 71 Grzelak, Walter, 77, 127, 133 Gulcz, Rt. Rev. Msgr. John, 29 Gurzynski, John, 72 Gutt, Eugene, 92 Guzofsky, Edward, 72 H Habrowski, Rev. Anthony, 29 Hajewska, Eleanore, 38 Hamernik, Rev. Peter, 43, 51, 105 Hannan, Most Rev., Jerome D., 27 Hapak, Joseph, 92 Hapanowicz, Rev. Arthur, 51,, 106, 116 Harland, Robert, 90 Harris, Lawrence, 88 Hejka, Casimir, 72 Hillinger, Most Rev., Raymond P., 27 Hliwa, Mrs. Walter, 39 Hoban, Most Rev. Edward, 25 Hoppe, Lawrence, 56, 57, 63, 98, 99, 112 Horanzy, Joseph, 54, 105, 115 Horkey, Donald, 73, 100, 113, 131 1 lminski, Lawrence, 93 .1 Jablonowski, Anthony, 73, 108 Jagodzinska, Catherine, 38 Janiga, Rev. Joseph, 32, 44, 113 Janiga, Rev. Ladislaus, 44 Jankowski, Joseph, 93 Januszka, Ronald, 41, 72 Jaros, Clifford, 88 Jarzembowski, James, 73, 113 Jasinski, Rev. Valerian, 44, 100, 105 K Kaczmarczyk, Rev. Bronislaus, 52, 1.01 Kaminski, Meceslaus, 55, 101 Karabasz, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis, 29 Karcz, Rev. Valerian, 29, 35 Karkoski, Joseph, 92 Kasperowicz, Rev. Joseph, 29, 36 Kasprowicz, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis, 31, 36 Kasztan, Anthony, 89 Kelly, Patrick, 92 Kenock, John, 90, 110 Kilar, Rev. Simon, 29, 31 Kisluk, Aloysius, 55, 104, 109, 130 Klonowski, Daniel, 89 Klonowski, Most Rev. Henry T., 28 Kloskowski, Stanley, 55, 104, 107 Kobiela, Leonard, 90, 117 Kociela, Rev. John, 29 Kokoczka, Francis, 90 Kolasny, Joseph, 71 Koleczek, Rev. Peter, 36 Koltuniak, Rev. Michael, 44, 70, 72, 111 Kondziolka, Richard, 68 Kopacki, Thaddeus, 77, 124, 126, 127, 129, 134, 135 Koper, Stanley, 88 Koscinski, Hon. Arthur, 29, 31 Koscinski, Charles, 93, 117 Kosiba, Joseph, 55, 88, 115 Kosnik, Ladislaus, 90, 110 Kostecki, Anthony, 93 Kotecki, Florian, 92 Kott, Kenneth, 91 Kowalczyk, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis, 29, 35, 36 Kowalski, Anthony, 68 Kowalski, Mrs. C., 39 Kozakiewicz, Dr. Kasimir, 29 Kozdroj, Chester, 29, 31 Krason, Edward, 55, 72 Krasowski, Casimir, 88 Krasowski, Rev. John, 35 Krasusky, Jerome, 92 Krol, Most Rev. John J., 28 Kruk, Rev. Alfred, 52, 104, 105 Krych, Rev. Ladislaus, 29, 31, 40 Krystek, Szczesny, 91, 126 Kubasinski, Timothy, 92, 106, 109 Kubiak, Raymond, 90 Kubik, Rev. Joseph, 44, 74, 88 Kuchinski, Ferdinand, 71 Kukulski, John, 78 Kula, Robert, 93 Kulakowski, Edmund, 70, 108 Kulik, Anthony, 89 Kurmaniak, Valentine, 71, 111 Kurzawski, Casimir, 55, 88 Kush, John, 93 Kush, Robert, 89 Kush, Walter, 110 Kutiuk, Casimir, 54, 106, 107, 111, 113 Kuzia, Stanley, 93 L Lamb, Most Rev., Hugh G., 27 Lazowski, Daniel, 132 Legowski, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Francis S., 29 Lekarczyk, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Andrew, 29, 36 Lenart, John, 88, 129, 134 Lerczak, Kenneth, 73, 100, 131 Leszczynski, Gerald, 78, 123, 124, 126, 129, 132 Lewandowski, Francis, 88 Lindquist, Gary, 93 Lipinski, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Martin, 29 Lisek, Victor, 78, 109 Lomnicki, John, 71, 106, 116 Losieniecki, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Wallace, 34 Lukasiewicz, Rev. F., 40 M Macek, Rev. Joseph M., 29 McElroy, Patrick, 88 Maciejewski, Donald, 73 Maciejewski, Edward, 91, 106 Mclntyre, Joseph, 91 Mack, Ronald, 3, 56, 60, 67, 98, 99, 163 Mackiewicz, Thaddeus, 78, 99, 127, 133 Macko, Anna, 38, 39 McLean, Richard, 131 McVinney, Most Rev., Russel J., 27 Madelans, Peter, 90, 124, 126, 129 Mahronic, James, 93 Majewski, Stanislaus, 79, 124, 126, 127, 129, 132, 133 Majkowski, Francis, 90 Maksimik, Rev. Anthony, 45, 107, 111 Malinowski, Leonard, 73 Mallat, Leonard, 74, 79, 127, 129, 134, 135 Mandry, Frederick, 73 Maras, Michael, 68, 115, 124, 126, 127 Marcinko, Andrew, 54, 112, 115 Marks, James, 92 Masakowski, Edward, 43, 55, 105 Masztakowski, Bernard, 74, 76, 126, 129, 132 Masztakowski, Ferdinand, 93 Mattern, Joseph, 3, 56, 60, 67, 98, 99, 115 Maxsween, John, 69, 104, 115 Mazur, Thaddeus, 92 Meyer, Most Rev. Albert, 25 Mieczkowski, Rev. John F., 29 Milewski, Anthony, 92 Miller, Gerald, 71 Miller, Leo, 54, 104, 112 Milinkiewicz, Rev. Boleslaus, 29, 31, 40 Miotke, Rev. Edward, 29 Mis, Gerald, 93 Mitan, Francis, 79 Modras, Ronald, 73, 100 Molloy, Most Rev. Thomas, 25 Moniuszko, Stanislaus, 91, 134 Mooney, Edward Cardinal, 19, 22, 24, 38, 30 Mrowka, Rev. Adalbert, 29 Mszanowski, Dr. Melchior, 29 Mucha, Henry, 93 Murzyn, John, 55, 112 Muscara, Richard, 93 Mutrynowski, Dennis, 91, 124, 133 Myszak, John, 70 N Naja, Rev. John, 35 Nawara, Thomas, 92, 117 Nelson, John, 79, 112, 126 Niecikowski, Leon, 92 Niemiec, Anna, 38 Niezgoda, Joseph, 72 Nita, Joseph, 73 Noa, Most Rev., Thomas L., 28 Noll, Most Rev., John, 25, 28 Novak, C., 117 Novak, Rev. Leonard, 50, 52, 54 Nowak, Ronald, 91 123, 124, 126, Nowak, Stella, 38 Nowakowski, Jerome, 72 Nowakowski, Rev. Ladislaus, 29 Nowakowski, Richard, 91 Noyer, Albert, 99 O O'Brady, Most Rev., William, 27 O'Brien, Most Rev., Henry, 25 Ogniewska, Frances, 38 O'Hara, Most Rev. Edwin, 26 Okuniewicz, John, 72 Olszewski, Edward, 56, 60, 63, 99, 112 Olszewski, Thaddeus, 61, 64 Opiola, Raymond, 80, 99, 112, 127 Orlik, Rev. Francis, 40, 45, 106, 116 Urszewski, Bernard, 55, 88, 108 Ostrowski, Alfred, 89 Ostrowski, Gerald, 89, 110, 132 Ostrowski, John, 91 Oszajca, Rev. John, 29 Oszustowicz, Richard, 89 Otolski, Clement, 74, 75, 126, 127 Otto, Carl, 91, 110, 119 Ozog, Rev. Thaddeus, 52, 108, 114 P Pachla, Frederick, 93 Padzieski, Francis, 29, 35 Pawlowski, Arnold, 74, 80, 98, 99, 10 116 Pcrnicki, Vincent, 123, 134, 135 Peruski, Donald, 91 Peszkowski, Rev. Zdzislaus, 45, 104 Piaseczny, Samuel, 74, 75, 112, 126, 1 Piaskowski, Lawrence, 91, 117 Piazza, Adeodato Giovanni Cardinal, 21 Piejda, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Casimir, 29, 31, 3 39 Pietras, Thomas, 68, 112 Pietron, Mary, 38 Pietrzyk, S., 134 Pilarski, Edward, 134, 135 Pilat, Rev. Edmund, 50, 52, 105, 108 Piotrowski, Chester, 92, 11.0 Pisarowski, Daniel, 69, 98, 100, 113 Pius XII, Pope, 20, 21 Piwowarski, Prof. Andrew, 45 Pizzardo, Guiseppe Cardinal, 21 Pobutkiewicz, Mrs. S., 39 Podkul, Rev. John, 29 Pupielarz, Rev. Edward, 3, 29, 30, 33, 4 45, 56, 98, 99 Poremba, John, 91 Pranga, Raymond, 93, 110 Prushinski, Carl, 73, 115 Przybocki, Bernard, 55, 88 Pytko, Walter, 29 Q Quick, Allen, 93 R Raczynski, Rev. John, 35 Radniecki, Rt. Rev. Msgr. S., 29 Raclzik, Rev. Ladislaus, 29, 31, 35 lizlinville, Paul. 88. 100, ll9 I HEX Rajewski, George, 61, 63, 644, 97, 163 Rakoczy, Rev. John, 32, 45, 75, 124, 126, 127, 128,131, 134,136 Rataj, Thaddeus, 54- Rathnaw, Anthony, 29 Raymond, Terrence, 91, 110 Rcdmerski, Stanley, 55, 107, 114 Redwick, Adolph, 134 Rehring, Most Rev., George J., 27 Robinson, Gerald, 80 Rock, Chester, 91 Ropella, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Chester, 29 osh, David, 89 Rozak, Rev. John, 46 Rozycki, Walter, 29, 30, 34 Russell, James, 93 uszkowski, Clifford, 71, 111 utkowski, George, 56, 61, 63, 99, 106 utkowski, Theodore, 1.1, 72, 106, 11,f1- Ryan, Patrick, 131 ybinski, Rev. Joseph, 29, 33, 4-6, 50, 54, 68, 105, 111 ygwalski, Rev. Leon, 35, 36 ypel, Rev. Peter, 29 zeszutek, Leonard, 93 S adowski, Dr. Roman, 29 aklaczynski, Anthony, 70, 100 chemanske, Hon. Frank, 29, 31, 35 ciera, Ronald, 69, 100, 104 elenske, Roy, 90, 109, 114 emetkowsky, Thomas, 72, 114 haw, Cornelius, 80 haw, Jolm, 110 hehan, Most Rev., Lawrence J., 27 ieland, Thomas, 90 ienkiewicz, Matt, 55, 115 ikora, Rl. Rev. Msgr. Ladislaus, 29 issiek, John, 71 ito, Joseph, 70 iuda, Eugene, 91 kiba, Rev. Walter, 53 korupski, Dennis, 91 kotek, Thomas, 72, 106 kowronski, Rev. Casimir, 50. 53, 54, 101, krocki, Rev. Edward, 46, 100, 131 krzycki, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Stanislaus, 29 lavsky, John, 29 liwak, Richard, 54 liwinski, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ladislaus, 29 lominski, Bede, 54 A marr, James, 71 mith, Most Rev., William J.. 27 molbowski, George, 110 molezynski, Dr. Charles, 29 molinski, Stanley, 81, 112, 126, 131, 135 mykla, Rev. John, 29 mykowski, Eugene. 54, 101- s 1 1 Snclla, B., 121 Sniezyk, Richard, 70, 100, 109 Sofko, Charles, 92 Spratke, James, 93 Stachowiak, Victor, 54 Stankiewicz, Rev. Joseph, 35 Stec, Robert, 89 Stefanowicz, Hon. Sigismund, 29, 36 Stelmach, Thomas, 93 Striteh, Samuel Cardinal, 24 Strucinski, Richard, 91, 133 Stryjak, Sophia, 38 Studer, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Stephen, 29 Suehocki, James, 73 Swastek, Rev. Joseph, 46, 98, 100, 107 Swierzb, Jerome, 72 Szezepankiewicz, Miss Margaret, 39 Szczepanski, Cary, 92 Sczczygiel, Rev. Edwin, 29, 30, 33, 40, 41. 46, 98, 136 Szczygielski, Thomas, 89 Szcwczyk, Walter, 89 Szok, Rev. Ladislaus, 29 Szopa, David, 72 Szumal, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Edward, 19, 29, 32, 40, 41, 42, 50, 111, 119 Szymanowski, Rev. Anthony, 35, 46, 100 Szymanski, Gerald, 69, 106 T Tahaka, Joseph, 93 Telesz, J., 132 Tepper, Robert, 73 Terepka, Rev. John, 35 Tocki, Francis, 73 Toloczko, Bernard, 55, 92, 115 Torzala, Rev. Henry, 29, 33, 47 Tuchowski, Lawrence, 90 Turel, Rev. John, 35 Turel, Severyn, 103, 119 l! Urhanek, Raymond, 90 Uihanik, Rev. Ladislaus, 29 V Votruba, William, 93 W Wagner, Arthur, 68 Wajda, Chester, 88, 112 Walezybock, Richard, 92 YValczyk, Mrs. Frank, 39 Walczyk, Frank, 41, 69, 99, 115 Walkowiak, Rev. Peter, 29, 31, 34 Waluk, Joseph, 90, 133 Waraksa, Rev. Henry, 32. 47, 108, 109 Warren, Dr. Peter, 29 Warych, Edmund, 72, 100, 107, 111 Wasik, Joseph, 92 Wawrow, William, 41, 68 Webb, James, 92 Weiss, Francis, 69 Weldon, Most Rev., Christopher J., 27 Wendzikowski, Rev. Boleslaus, 35, 36 Werenski, Robert, 70, 107, 113 Wesolek, James, 92, 117 Wieezorek, Matthew, 54, 68, 105, 107, 115 Wiercioeh, Stanislaus, 134, 135 Wiktor, Michael, 93 Wisniewski, Rev. Edward, 50, 53, 124, 126, 127 Wisniewski, Stanley, 55, 112, 114 Witezak, Daniel, 93 Witkowski, Robert, 69, 100, 104, 105 Wlodkowski, Chester, 93 Wojciechowski, Robert, 74, 81, 99 Wojciechowski, Rev. Stanislaus, 35 Wojcinski, Edmund, 69 Wotta, Rev. Andrew, 35, 47, 136 Wozniak, Anthony, 55, 90, 110 Wozniak, Ronald, 91 Woznicki, Most Rev., Stephen S., 27, 28, 116 Wright, Most Rev., John J., 27 Wrobleski, Edward, 29 Wroblewski, Rev. James, 29 Wysocki, John, 29 Y Yaroeh, Kenneth, 89, 109 Z Zadala, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Adalbert, 29, 30, 35, 40 Zaglaniezny, Rev. Bernard, 121 Zakrzewski, Lawrence, 89 Zaleski, Most Rev., Alexander, 23, 28, 116 Zalewski, Rev. Edward, 53 Zalewski, Mitchell, 93 Zambrzycki, Andrew, 91 Zavaeki, Richard, 43, 55, 113, 115 Zdrodowski, Rev. Francis, 33, 47, 74, 110 Zehrowski, Walter, 41, 55, 104, 114- Zettel, Kenneth, 73, 100, 113 Zettel, Wayne, 81 Ziebron, Peter, 134, 135 Zielinslci, Francis, 71 Zielinski, Jerome, 29, 35 Zielinski, Norman, 58, 63, 64, 90, 97 Zielinski, Stephen, 92, 93 Ziemha, Chester, 29 Ziemba, Stephen, 29, 35, 36, 100 Ziemba, Stephen, Jr., 90, 113 Ziemba, Rev. Walter, 32, 41, 45, 47, 56, 98, 99, 113 Ziembiec, Chester, 90, 112 Zobel, Rev. 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