Nazareth Academy - Gateway Yearbook (Nazareth, MI)
- Class of 1951
Page 1 of 64
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Text from Pages 1 - 64 of the 1951 volume:
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Lady and Queen, if our hearts would live,
We must give the gift that we have to give.
Now laying our books and labors by
We look fora moment to thy blue sky.
Our thoughts and acts are small, 'tis true,
But, small as they are, we bring them to you.
For soft ly now, and wilt thou hear?
We give thee, Mary, our entire year.
Do hear our cry at thy holy shrine
"All that we are, Mary, all is thine!"
As a juggler did with his spangle and ball
We lay at youraltar our little, our all.
And may these labors and joys of ours,
Hay these months and days-and hours,
Invoke thy Son, that He may release-
A suffering world to His own peace .
And wilt thou reply to this, our quest?
That our lowly deed may be a test?
Oh, Mary, look down with approving nod,
On this, our year, for you and God.
fwith appreciation to Edwin llarkam, whose poem. ulllgglef of T0u"'aine'u
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Sister M. Claudia, S.S.j. - Directress, Latin, Adviser, Senior Class
and Student Council
Sister M. Petronilla, S.S.j. -- Dean, Adviser, junior High and junior
Sodality, Religion, Health
Sister M. Verona, S.S.j. - Religion, French, Dean, Adviser, Sopho-
more Class and Senior Sodality
Sister M. Euphrasia, S.S.j. -- History and Science
Sister M. Carmelita, S.S.J. - Mathematics
Sster M. Irene, S.S.j. -- Art
Sister M. Thoma, S.S.j. -- Piano, Voice, Glee Club, Adviser, Martin-
Sister M. Bernard Marie, S.S.j. -- English, Dramatics, Adviser, junior
Sister M. Winifred, S.S.j. -- Librarian
Sister M. john.Marie, S.S.J. -- Piano, Violin, Orchestra
Sister M. Irma, S.S.j. -- Treasurer
Sister M. Seraphim, S.S.j. - Speech, Verse Choir
Sister M. Clotilda, S.S.j. -- Supervisor of Study
Sister M. Alexis, S.S.j. - Records
Sister M. Florentine, S.S.j. -- Nurse
Sister M. Clarise, S.S.j. -- Arthmetic, Junior High
'Sister M. Claudine, S.S.j. -- Commercial, Freshmen and Sophomore
Sister M. Huberta, S.S.j. - Social Studies, junior High
Maxine Baumgartner -- Physical Education, Adviser G.A.A.
"Carol Coughlin - Commercial
Mrs. Eugene Malone-- Dancing
Eileen Steinmetz - English, Adviser, Freshmen Class, yearbook, and
IAIY ANN WAILENE ESIIELIIAN
Claaa Pres., 4
Clase Sac., 3
National Honor Society 3, 4
,mn is no wisdom like Frank-
Claaa lac., 4
G.A.A. 3, 4
Bac., Bodallty 3
lartlualll Club 2
The Ilawsatta 3
'Gracious to all. "
Sodallty 2, 3
Student Council Rep. 4
'An 'angeL'with a 'career' in
JOYCE GEBTBUDE FILBBANDT
Class Vice-Pres., 4
Assoc. Ed., The Gateway 4
National Honor Society 2, 4
Future Nurses' Club 4
"Simplicity is grace. "
PAULINE IINIFIED PAYNE
Class Treaa., 4
Business Ed., The Gateway 3, 4
Sodallty 3, 4
Future Nurses' Club 4
'Purity of heart and goodness "
SHIRLEY MAE BROOKS
Future Nurses' Club
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MARGO ANN CARPENTER
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G.A.A. 1, 2, 3
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MAURHIN ANN RUETER
Treas., Sodality 4
The Newaette 4
The Gateway 4
Senior Play .
"Honest minds are pleased wzth
h onest th ings "
GLORIA ANN KO TERING E ANN LEE
G.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4 GAA, 4
Chrlstmas Play 4 lntlnelll Club 4 A
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Class Pres., 2
Art Editor, The Gateway 3
Class Sac. 3
National Honor Society 2, 3, 4
"v1lt,ff'GCC and charm. "
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MARGARET MARIE MURPHY
Class Pres., 3
Editor, The Gateway 4
National Honor Society 2, 3, 4
Captain of Varsity 4
"Her daily prayer, far better
understood in acts than words,
was s imply doing good. "
LILLIAN BARBARA METZEN
Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4
Future Nurses' Club 4
llgrtlnelli Club l
"With a smi le for all she goes
BRENDA IAIE NEIEDI MARY JANE NOOK
Sodallty 4 Vice-Pres., Student Council 4
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. Newaette 4
Banlor Play be f ha ghe Gateway 3, 4
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Student Council Rep. 3 lake-up Ed., The Gateway 3, 4
Sodality 1, 2 lake-up Ed., The Newaette 4
G.A.A. 1, 2 National Honor Society 3, 4
Future Nurses' Club 4 Senior Play
UIKMIP Ed-. The Gateway 4 "Our ideals are our bettef
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LORETTA ELIZABETH POITUGALL
Pres., Student Council 4
Sec., Student Council 3
Class Pres., 1
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LOB JANE IALKEB
Vice- Pres., llartinelli Club 4
The Newsette 4
The Gateway, Typing Ed. 4
"I would look up - and laugh
and love - and lift. "
Co-Ed., The Newsette 3
National Honor Society 3, 4
"Rich in good works."
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First row, left to rightr Anna Marie Baldwin Caecretaryj, Rosemary Kile, VT'--S
Alice Fuller, Mary Jo llenderson'Catherine Hayes Qtreasurerj, Corrine
Steinman, Anne Laseau and Patricia Starner. Second row, 1 to r: Eileen
Davies Qvice-presidentj, Janet LaPlante Qpresidentl, Clara Marie King,
Joanne Slcking, Loretta Arthur, Barbara Pumfrey, Maryanna Pratt, jac-
quellne Mears, Gloria Brocato, Adele johnson, Alice Heaton and Joan
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First row, left to right: Mary Ann Farwell, jewel Smith, Patricia james,
Maureen Flynn, Mary Louise Shear, D'Etta ShiPPr Mary Ella Cloney,
Shirley Bergeron and Diane Seroa. Second row 1 to r: Mary Catherine
Bradley Qvicepresidenty, Rita Mae Whiteman Qtreasurerj, Maryellen
Lount, jean Brucker, Grace Mary Carman, Beverly Klomp, Phyllis Glass,
Mary Ellen Walenta, Rosemarie Palazzolo, Barbara Halloran, Barbara
Chapman, Suanne Mangold, Marilyn Skinner fsecretaryb, Marianne Wenz,
and Sandra Roaelip Cpresidentl.
First row, left to right: Marian Doyle, Colleen Den-
HUHY, Bemlldille Kuchmekr Mary Bartak, Genevieve
Leland Qsecretaryj, Ronda Bruno, Jane Williams Qpresi-
dentj. Second row, l to r: Joan Ritter, Mary Ann Far-
cus, Ann Barrett, Joanne Goralski, Patricia Dokey,
Claudette Shook, Patricia McNellis Qvice-presidentj,
Patricia Engel, Saundra Riddle, Jean Teutsch ftreas-
urerj, Sharon Wall. Absent: Betty Taylor.
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First row, left to right: Sharon Schaffer, Doris Wagner,
Doris Alford, Sally Clarke, Michele Erbman, Barbara
Marcum, Charlotte Burr. Second row, lto r: Helen
Glad, Donna Muraski, Mary Frances Mann, JanSbelton,
Joan Stokes, Mary Frances McKee, Emily Kenny, Bev-
erly McKinnon, Diane Bedard, Carol O'Donnell, Tonya
Chipman, Joyce Rowgo. Absent: Carol Mclnerney.
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First row, left to right: Helen Lambert, Dianne Rat-
kay, Elizabeth Leland, Lois Wagner, Mary Jane La-
Plante, Sandra Bovee, Barbara Mauk, Second row,
1 to r: Louise Ambro, Sharon Smith, Martha Sievers,
Nancy Johnson, Mary Frances Koestner, Sandra Chip-
man, Judy Benedict. Absent: Sharon Eckrich.
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JUNIOR HIGH SODALITY officers
prepare for a meeting. Pictured are:
M. McKee, Treasurer: M. Ehrman,
refect M. I..lPlante, Secretary
STUDENT COUNCIL members confer with moderator,
Sister M. Claudia, S.S.J., in her office. They are, left
to right: P. Engelg Freshman repreaentatlveg J. Bruck-
er, Sophomore repreaentativeg M. J. Nook, Vice-Presb
dent and Treasurerg L. Portugall, Preaidentg ll. Pratt,
Sodallty Prefectp I. Lount, Secretaryg J. Diver, Senior
SENIOR SODALITY officers view their vocation month bulletin
board. Left to right: M. Skinner, Publicity Committeeg ll. Flynn,
Marian Committeeg A. Heaton, Secretaryg M. Pratt, Prefectp M.
Bueter, Treasurer: J. Sicking, Social Life Committeeg Y. Port-
man, Eucharistic Committeeg and C. Hayes, Candidate Instruc-
Absent from picture: M. J. Nook and ll. Wenz, Apostolic Com-
mittee. Power behind the powers: Sister ll. Verona, S.S.J.,
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bats are G.A.A. officers: Secretary
Joyce Filbrandtg President jackie
Mears. Treasurer Mary Ellen Wal-
enta, and Vice President Eileen
Playing a duet while Sister M. Thoma, S.S.j., looks on are Martinelli
officers Lois Walker, Vice President, Anna Marie Baldwin, President,
Marianne Wenz. Secretary, and jean Brucker, Historian.
National Honor Society members are, top row, left to
right: Mary Ann Farwell, Mary jane Nook, Catherine
llayes, Maryanna Pratt, Marianne Wenz, Marilyn Skin-
ner, Mary Catherine Bradley. Second Row: Shirley
Bergeron, Maureen Flynn, jean Brucker, Grace Mary
Carman, Rita Whiteman, and Loretta Arthur, vice-
president. Third Row: Margaret Murphy, Mary Ellen
Walenta, Charlene Eshelman, Patricia Starner, and
Gloria Brocato. Bottom Row: Jewel Smith. Yvonne
Portman, Loretta Portugall, janet L,aPlante, president
Joanne Sicking, secretary, and joyce Filbrandt.
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Michele and Catherine present roses to Sister
at the end of their dance.
Accompanist Mary Ellen and sopranos Sandy
and Lois stop for the camerman. QSomeone
tell a joke, Sandy?J
After weeks of secret preparation, under the
sponsorship of Sister Verona, the Academy
students honored their directress on her
feast day, October 27. The chorus and verse
choir presented selections, directed by Sis-
ter Thoma and Sister Seraphim, respectively,
and Sandra Roselip and Lois Walker sang
soprano solos, accompanied by Mary Ellen
Walenta. Ballet artists Michele Ehrman and
Catherine Hayes danced the "Rose Ballet",
directed by Mrs. Eugene Malone. As a
special surprise, the junior High girls sang
Sister Claudia'a favorite "Sunshine Cake"
and produced a real live cake from their
stage "oven". Gloria Koestering, senior
from Battle Creek, presented the official
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The Lay women make their retreat
at Nazareth November 3--5. Mrs.
Mary Ann Nook, president of The
Mothers' Club was general chair-
treat for women here at Nazareth.
Father Enright, C.P., from St. Gabriel's Monastery in
Des Moines, Iowa, is pictured with the ladies after
conducting their retreat. Prior to November 3, Father
Enright conducted the annual student retreat.
After a meeting Mothers' Club mem-
bers converse with the Sisters in
the recreation room. In the fore-
ground, to the right, is President,
Mrs. Mary Ann Nook and Directress,
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Sister M. Claudia, S.S.j., directress, confers Colleen Dennany brings her mother end e
with Mr. and Mrs. j. Brucker and a friend on friend to meet English teacher Eileen Stein-
Parents' Day, November 12, as "Skipper" met!-
gazes around nonchalantly.
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religion and French teacher, Sister Verona, but little Mary
Santa Claus Walenta presents gifts to special
Christmas Party guests David and Mary Eliza-
beth McMarrow, julie Stommen, and Micheal
Caatner. The McMorrows and Master Cast'-
ner are the pride and joy of college faculty
members Dr. and Mrs. George McMorrow and
Mrs. Frances Castner. julie's parents are
Leon and Mrs. Stommen of Leon's Beauty
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Those smiles mean "What wonderful gifts!
We're going home tomorrow! Merry Christmas,
Freshmen helped the Senior - sponsored
Christmas party with their skit, "The Toys
Come to Life." Standing behind the Spirit
of Christmas, Colleen Dennany are: Choir
Boy, Mary Ann Farcusg Our Lady of Fatima,
Pat Engel, Christmas Doll, jean Teutschg
Soldier Boy, jane Williams, Irish doll, Sharon
Wallg Children Bemadine Kuchmek and Mary
Bartakp Frosty the Snowman, Pat Dokeyl
Toymaker,Pst McNellisg Dancing Doll, Betty
Taylor, and Cowboy Dolls, Ann Barrett and
For selling the most Christmas cards, Mary
Frances Koestner is crowned queen of the
party by junior class president Rosemary
Kile. Joyce Filbrandt and Charlene Eshel-
man, Senior vice-president and president
respectively smile their approval.
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The play given this year was Margaret Ann I-lubbard's
"The Bethlehem Road". The play, under the direct-
ion of Sister Bernard Marie, S.S.j., was the story of
lirlam and Seth, two children who encountered the
wrath of King Herod, but who escaped to discover the
moat renowned place in history along the Bethlehem
road, the stable where Christ was born. The princi-
nle parts were played by Margo Carpenter Cl-lerodj,
ary Jo Henderson CSalome5, Michele Ehrman Uudithj,
lary Frances Koestner CSethJ, and Eileen Davies
fllriaml. The members of the Glee Club, under the
direction of Sister ll. 'lhoma, S.S.j., comprised the
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Q' Catherine Hayes, executing "The Snowtlake Ballet",
a solo dance preceding the play, under the direction
of llrs. Eugene llalone.
Gathered at The Well of Gideon to discuss the prophecies of the coming of the Messiah
are Hebrew women, Oeft to rldatl: Susanna fSandra Roselipl, Miriam CEileen Daviesj,
Rebecca fGrace lary Cnnmnl, Sarah CA1ice Heatonj, and Leah QStephanle Stanaburyj.
Judith dances to comfort King Herod in his grief for
his dead wife.
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Seth and Miriam are brought before Herod and hi
ter, Salome, by the court slave fPatricia Stamerj.
Salome converses with High Priests fG1oria Koestering and Joyce Filbrandtj concerning
the fate of Miriam and Seth.
The Wise Men, Gaspar Glary Frances
McKeel, Balthasar fCharlene Eshel-
manj and Melchoir fLoretta Portugall
hold counsel in their search to find
the new-born King.
Adoring the Infant Jesus with His
Mother Mary QMaryanna Prattj and
St. joseph fMargaret Murphyj are
angels janet LaPlante and Barbara
Looking on as Roman soldiers Hild
reth Uackie Mearsj and Malchus
fLoretta Arthurj accuse Miriam and
' her parents QAlice Heaton and Cor
rine Steimnanj of escaping from the
temple, are traveler CAde1e J0h1'lS0Uv
Joanne Sicking, Maureen Bueterj
Students from Nazareth Academv and College, Barbour Hall, Villa St. Anthony and Bor-
gegg School of Nursing assemble to honor Nazareth's Founder, Monsignor Francis O'Brien,
LL.D., on January 29.
Participating in the program were joan Hansen, College Senior Char-
lene Eshelman, Academy Senior, and guest speaker, Dr. George Mc-
Morrow, professor of philosophy at the College. At the left is Monsignor
Students and friends of
Nazareth attend the Found-
er's Day Dinner, prepared
and served by the staff of
Louie's Restaurant. Pro-
ceeds of the dinner were
put into the "New Audi- ng
Freshmen are busy Q3 at boards
and desks, as Math. teacher, Sister
Carmelita helps a classmate out
of camera range.
Back Row, left to right: P. Longavo, A. Heaton, P Glass, S
Mangold, M. Farcus, G. Leland: Seated G Carman, G Brocato
E. Taylor represent the Verse Chou, dxrected by Sxster M.
CM. Henderson, S. Roselip, and E Davies absent from pxcturej.
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for the ball. Mary Ellen Walenta, jacquelyn Mears for the hall to fall through the
and Beverly Harpaves walt to take over. basket.
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Jewel Smith Cleftj and Shirley Hagen Qrightl jumping
for the ball. Mary Ellen Walenta, jacquelyn Mears
and Beverly Hargraves wait to take over.
Jean Teutsch for Margo Carpenterh
make a basket while College fresh-
man look worried. The College won,
though: 12 to 91
jackie leara atbat and Phyllis Doster catching. juniors Adele johnson, Eileen Davies, Barbara
Pumfre laryanna Pratt, Pat Starner, llary jo Henderson and Gloria Brocato look on.
Gym teacher llaxine Baumgartner tries to make Robinhoods out of Senior
archers. llargo Carpenter, Charlene Eshelman, Yvonne Portman, Marilyn
Noone and Lola Walker. Back row: Joyce Filbrandt, Midge Murphy,
Betty Lee, Barbara letzen and Pauline Payne.
D. Ratkay, E. Le1and,L. Iagner, D. Wagner, S. Clarke, E. Kenfey, andM. Sievers.
Back row: B. llarcum, J. Shelton, D. Alford, jo Stokes.. H. Glad, C. Burr,M.F.
llcKee and B. McKinnon watch classmate M. Ehrman, all set to kick and slide in
firat while D. luraaki covers home.
Sophomore Callathenics artists are: First Row, left
to right: Sandra Roaelip, llaureen Flynn, Pat james.
Second Row, D'Etta Slxlpp, Barbara llalloran, Phyllis
Glaaa, Snanne llangold. Third Row, jean Brucker,
Dry Louise Shear, Dry Ellen Walenta. Last Row,
left to right: Shirley Bergeron, lary Catherine Brad-
ley, Roae larle Palaszolo, Grace lary Carman.
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jean Teutsch attempts to hit the ball aa
Mary Ann Farcua, Sharon Wall, and th real
of the Freshman gym claaa look on.
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"It make me happy to crown Margaret
'queen'. She's been with us eleven years."f
says Sister Claudia, S.S.j., directress, as
she officiates at the Mardi Gras coronation
February 5. Francis "Dad" Murphy beams
with pride, as attendant Gloria Koestering
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Royal King and Queen Murphy reign with at-
tendents fleft to rightj Gloria Koestering and
Charlene Eshelman. With Gloria is Harvey
Bodmer, M.D., school doctor, and at Char-
lene's left is Dr. Bert Pulskamp of Wolcott-
The MardiGras was given by the sophomores
and their adviser, Sister Verona, under the
general chairmanship of Ma ry Catherine
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with their French hat crea-
tions are: Ronda Bruno,
Shirley Bergeron, llaryanna
Pratt, and Loretta Portu-
Genevieve Leland must have seen a flying
saucer, but jean Teutsch admires gigglingk
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Why so bitter, Jewel? That hat isn't so bad, or is
Clara Marie walking too fast in the Grand March?
Diane Seros, our funny little jester, turns a lively cartwheel.
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Joanne Sicking and janet
L8P1ante, chatting with
some of the fathers, who
were their daughters'
special dates. And hand-
some escorts they were,
Betty Lee and Saundra Riddle show the Book
Fair display to Lois Walker and Brenda Nem-
edi in the library lobby.
junior Books' displays in the English room
attract the attention of Seventh and Eighth
graders, Mary Frances Koestner, Deanne
Ratkay, Lois Wagner and Judy Benedict.
Teen age books and ideas draw Shirley
Brooks, Maryanne Pratt, Lois Walker, Pat-
ricia Starner, Judy Benedict, Helen Lambert
and Catherine Hayes during a study hour in
Sister Claudia, Dlrectressg lies
Louise Rees, School Library Con-
sultant, Sister M. Wlnifred, S.S.j.,
Librariang and lisa Alice LeFevre,
Director of the Department of Li-
brlanship at Western Michigan Col-
lege look over the Academy display
of Catholic Literature durlngCathol-
ic Book Week.
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document read by Sister Tobias. The finding of the document by Sister Seraphim, acting on the
advice of her "Angel," saved the school from financial catastrophe.
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Being a senior, lt ls only natural that I'm starting to
think about the future, and trying to decide or discover
my vocation in later life. There are many paths that!
might take, and before I graduate I'll probably have an
idea of what I should do, but there's one thing I am sure
of and that is that whatever I do my Constitution will be
there, protecting me.
I may get married and raise a family: I may attempt
a career, I may give mY life to God by helping His child-
ren. If I do get married, my Constitution won't force me
to marry someone chosen by the State, if I decide to
undertake a career I'll be able to choose one that I like
and will do best in, and not one which the State picks
for me, if I want to enter a convent, I can go there freely.
It makes no difference which way I follow through
life, for the Constitution guides and protects everyone.
We can always be ure, as long as we have our Consti-
tution. that we'll have our rights as God gave them to us,
to help guide us to our goal.
For this essay senior Ann De Mars won first
prize in the Kalamazoo Realtors' Contest. I25.00.
ELEGY IN THE RAIN
The summer shower came
Like a curtain
Drawn slowly around the earth
Into a racking storm
And while it grew
A passing th ought
Of those I knew.
Without a reason,
I thought of him---
The lightning came
In bolts, like slashing sabers
That sever even thoughts.
And with the lightning
Came a call.
Then thunder rolled
And filled the room
That couldn 't cover those piercing words,
'He 's dead. "
It ended then
And in its place came the steady rain
Ann Della rs
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS T0 ME
Loretta Portugal! also a senior was awarded
a 310.00 third prize in the contest.
My knowledge of the Constitution of the United States
has been very vague up to this present year. Though I
knew that by it I could live as a citizen. I now know of
the many more and involved privileges that I not only
have, but my fellow-men of any color, race or creed can
hold as an American citizen.
Our Constitution begins with the very appropriate
Preamble. In it is set forth the six reasons for forming
such a Constitution. In brief lt was intended to form a
more perfect union than that which existed under the
Articles of Confederation, to insure peace and prosperity
for all people.
Through the Constitution our government is so organ-
ized tbat it consists of the Legislative, Executive and
judicial Departments in which the president, cabinet,
congress, and other members and organizations act in our
behalf. By which we are guaranteed our "Life-Liberty-
and Persult of Happiness."
Included are the ten amendments known as the Bill of
Rights. These provide for freedom of religion, press,
speech and among other things which insure us with ex-
tended liberties and justice. The Thirteenth amendment
abolished slavery. The Fourteenth and Fifteenth solved
problens caused by its abolition. And on down to the
Nineteenth Amendment in which every good christian
woman should vote.
God inspired man with the sense of truth and the rights
human beings should have as His creatures. So great
was this determination that our forefathers saw flt' to
fight and even die for such a strong belief.
The Constitution of the United States is a wonderful
document and I pray to God that as I grow old, I may al-
ways respect, obey, and serve my country under the laws
of this Constitution.
Senior Charlene Eshelfnan and sophomore Mary
Louise Shear were given honorable nlention and
35.00 in the contest.
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THE LADY AND THE TIGER
In this famous story, by Frank Stockton, there is no
ending. An enterprising eighth grader remedied that fact
for those who like happy endings. QAnd who doe sn'tJ Here
is her version:
fAt this point in the story the condemned yossg
lover is about to choose between two doors. Be-
hind one is a beautiful lady, behind tbe other. a
The princess wanted to marry hiss sonscb. that
she slipped out and over to the place where the lady
was fthe right hand doorl without being noticed. She
changed places with the lady, and when he opened
the door, she cante oat, and they were slarried and
lived happily ever after.
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THIS LOVE ISEEK
Can Love, 0 Lord, last hut one night?
Can help, 0 Lord, cone through but one night?
Which way do I turn
To soothe the barn
Within :ny heart, 0 Lord?
Can they he true. 0 Lord,
The words to which :ny heart soared?
Are they hat lies,
False momentary sighs,
Which I shall recall in any sorrow, O Lord?
You, O Lord, are the Love Iseeh.
For you 1 shall remain hasuhle and sleek.
Show :ne the light
So that I might
Have everlasting love, O Lord.
Mary I o Henderson
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MY TREE AND ME
A long hard cllmb, mine has been, and today it ends--
in a wheelchair. But what have I to complain about? I
made, lt dldn't I? There were tlmes when I could have
given up-when Dad dled, or when the doctor told me of
my incurable disease which would slowly cripple me for
llfe. But each sprlng, as the apple tree blossomed, I
found myself a year closer to my ambition, a literary
As I walked up the garden path, that llay day, pluck-
lng a few apple blossoms on my way, I never suspected
the unhappiness that awaited me in our little home. When
mother said softly, "Pauline, your dad has died," I
wanted to be awakened from the horrible nightmare, but
as I fingered the blossoms, I knew by their fragrance and
life-like feel, that this was no dream. Dad was gone, and
my lovely flowers were mere fragments ln my hands.
Whenever the weather permitted I found much comfort
in the hours I spent under my tree, stmlying, pnqaarlng
for my career.
Now both mother and lwere working and we seldom
saw each other. Stlll I knew and she knew, that what
we were doing we were doing for each other.
Then came a September day, that unforgettable Sept-
ember day when another undreamed of announcement gal-
vanized me. I lay back in my garden chair convalesc-
ing, I thought, from a short illness.
But what was this the doctor was saying? "Pauline,
very soon you wlll never walk again, later, you won't be
able to move your arms. Someday you will be totally
For days after that I remained in bed, doing nothlng
but stare out the window at the apple tree, the tree which
had gown up as almost an understanding companion. Now
we would have uothlug ln common. The tree would con-
tinue to grow, become more beautiful and bear dellclous
frult. I would gradually become an lnvalld, helpless and
worthless, the fruits of my Ideas never to be shared. The
college diploma, so necessary, was just three credlts
out of reach, but it might well have been three mllllon
But my mother and my guardian angel were patlent
with me. Under their perserverlng prayer and direction.
my spirit finally became Chrlstlan again and I was able
to pray with them In Gethsemane-like sincerity. "Thy
will be done!"
God never sends us more than we can bear. I-le must
have been waltlng for my act of honest resignation, I
Imagine how delighted I was when Professor Gershaw
called lom and said that he would have the credits. When
lom told me, everything within me surged hlgher than
ver before and I was at peace-mind, heart, and soul.
Tonight, when they ham! out diplomas to the grad-
uates and they come to Paullne Henderson-No, I won't
walk up to Professor Gershaw, he will walk down to me,
shake my hand and congratulate me....
I can see my tree from my window. It's in blossom
again and lt stands blushing agalnst the sunset. lt seems
to greet me with its fragrance, as an old companion.
And there! See? A very blue blueblrd has just found its
way to me, and ls nesting itself in my lovely apple tree.
llary Ann Wenz
"The sunset is really beautiful," thought llihll
Clzmadjl as he walked up the path to Doctor llarlck's
house. The doctor was one of the most prominent men in
Zagreb but he was a friend to poor as well as rich. lllhil
brushed the snow from his clothing and knocked on the
door. Anna, the doctor's house-keeper, greeted him and
led him to the doctor's waiting-room. "You'll have to
walt a few minutes, llihll," she said, "the doctor is stlll
busy with a patient."
"l don't mind waiting," he said.
"Obi ly goodness!" Anna exclaimed. "ly apple
strudel, it's burning! Please excuse me, lllhil."
He sat down. The two mile walk to the village had
ti.red him. "Poor Maria," he thought, "she was coughing
badly when I left. - Bless my dear wife, she cares for our
children so tenderly."
llaria had been sick for a long time. Doctor llarlck
had examined her yesterday. llihil had a feeling that the
doctor wished to see him today, because of llaria. "But
what does he have to tell me," he thought. Bda was
sick before but she always recovered quickly.
"But this time it's different isn't it,Uihil?" an inner
voice told him.
ldihil's thoughts were abruptly interrupted by the open-
ing of the doctor's door. "Hello, Mihi1," said the doctor,
"please come in. "
He followed the doctor in and shut the door. "I re-
ceived your message," said llhil, "tell me about my
Maria. How sick is she?"
"Well, lihil, I'll come to the point. llaria has tubercu-
losis, a disease of the lungs. lt's ln it's early stages, but
Maris must have a certain medicine to check the disease.
The medicine can only be obtained from America. What
about your brother? Do you think he would send it?"
"Oh doctor! He must! ly child will die if he doesn't.
You must help me write a letter to him. l'll beg him to
get the medicine."
The doctor sat down at his desk and llihil dictated.
After a while the letter of petition was written. "I'll send
the letter, Mihil," said the doctor, "Pray to God, my
friend, that your brother will send the medicine."
"I will," said Mihil, "thank you for everything, Doc-
tor. l must hurry home now and tell my wife. "
The doctor accompanied him to the door. "I'1l take
care of the letter now," said the doctor. "Remember to
pray. Good-night, lli.hll."
"Good-night, Doctor. "
Mihil hurried to the little village church as fast as his
tired legs could carry him. He entered the church, blessed
himself, and knelt down. "Dear God," he prayed, "please,
my child will die if he doesn't." He knelt there for a
while in ardent prayer. Then remembering that it was be-
coming late, he left the church. It was night, already.
Snow was falling gently. The stars twinkled brightly giv-
ing the night a holy air. As he walked, the soft, pure,
white, snow gleamed in the moonlight. Somehow he knew
that God would answer his prayer. Yes, his Maria would
THE BIG DANCE
The night of lay third was just like any other spring
night, before any other big dance, ln any other town ln
the world. For Ruth, though, it was the most exciting
night of all her three at Glenville High. Ruth Brown had
never been to a formal dance before.
It wssn't her personality that made her unpopular, in
fact she had a nice one, but who wants to chnm around
with the plnmpest, homeliest, shyest girl ln high school?
She had the reputation, ln spite of her llother's insist-
ence that she wear braces, of having "the finest pair of
buck teeth ever seen this side of s walrus."
lt was funny how it all happened. She was putting
her books in her locker, when a masculine voice behind
said,':'Ulr-Ruth, wlrwould you go with me to the Spring
She needn't have turned around. Any girl would know
it was Bob Griner, the star and captain of the football
squad. However, she did turn around enough to sta mmer
"Why-I-I-Pd I-I-love to."
He said he'd pick her up at 7:30, lay third. He had
asked her, Ruth Brown, without any reason whatsoever,
but when the most popular fellow in school asks you to a
dance, who stops for reason?
For two weeks following she fairly walked on air.
Her mother and dad, who both worked, came home on time
now, instead of working overtime for a little extra money.
Her mother, "dear old llama", took some money from the
savings, bought her material for a formal, and stayed up
nights to work on it. Her dad tried to teach her a few
simple dance steps, but some how her feet never seemed
to do what she wanted them to do.
She could join the little groups of girls at school,
now, when they talked of the big dance and their dates.
She, too, could talk of her dress and the eagerness with
which she looked forward to the dance. They'd smile
among themselves, but that didn't bother Ruth. After all,
when something big and beautiful comes up you don't
mind the little things so much.
Finally the big evening had arrived, and she sat, now,
in the over-stuffed chair, twisting her hankerchlef ner-
vously and looking out tl: window. This night was go-
ing to be different, from other dance nights, she thought.
Those other nights she'd come home and study, and may-
be if the tears dldn't blind her too much, she'd watch the
girls go gaily by with their dates.
7:30 and no Bob. 7:45 and still no Bob. 8:00-8:15-
8:30l At last she got up. Her lother, with her face full
of sympathy, said, "I guess he couldn't make lt, honey".
Ruth choked back the tears. "I guess not. "
She went up to her room and like every other night of
a dance, she picked up her history book to study. There,
as she opened the book, she saw the deliberately plant-
ed note, "What do you think she'll do when she finds out
Bob asked on a dare, and nev er intended to take her at
all?" and the answer in a different hand, "I don't know,
but won't it be funnyl!l??"
She slipped into her Pllasls and got into bed. And,
like many other nights, of many other dances, her pillow
was wet with tears.
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"Jimi jimmy! James Thortonl You get np right this
Following this usual dialogue ls. Thorton gave a
weary sigh," Oh, what's the ue, he'11 never be cured.
Sometinns I wish he had insomnia."
Every morning jim's mother nearly collapsed getting
her son off to school. He would take his time getting ln-
to his clothes, combing his hair and coming downstiars.
And at the breakfast table, she would start the routine
again like a veteran," Jimmy, hurry dear, or you'l1 be
late. Oh land, why do you have to be so pokey?"
To hear him answer, "uh-huh," was too much. Witha
resounding whack she started him toward the door at a
good rate of speed, but in vain. Once over the thresh-
hold he slowed down to his habitual crawl.
I-Iis reputation for getting to school minutes, even
secomls before the bell, had been with him ever since
tl: Reverend Leo Ambre could remember. It was utterly
nervewracking to see him come sauntering into the room
and drop nonchalantly into his seat just as the bell began
But one morning there was an awed hush in the room
as 'the 9:CD bell rang and...No Jimmy! The day nearly
everyone had been waiting for was here, but no one felt
quite as they had expected. Finally, after minutes which
seemed hours, jim appeared and went directly to Fr.
Ambre. "There is to be a fire drill immediately," he
said. So everyone formed a line and filed out into the
hall. They were met by smoke billowing from the rooms
followed by sheets of flame. The priest glanced keenly
at jim and then at the panic stricken faces of the child-
ren. Moving quickly he gave orders to the class
which was already beginning to scatter about and led
them to safety and fresh air. just as jim was heading
for the door he heard a groan comkng from a room down the
corridor. Jim rushed toward the sound. Fr. Ambre, see-
ing Jim heading back into the smoke too, darted after
him. Quickly reaching his side the priest demanded an
explanation. In a few words jimmy had explained. In
Room 209 they found a little girl overcome by smoke. To-
gether they lifted her and started out. But an idea had
struck the priest. A real way to cure jimmy. He slowed
his pace and made jim match his steps to his own. And
they progressed down the hall. Beads of perspiration
trickled down jim's face and he gave the priest a desper-
ate look. Seeing his eyes give way to mutual consent
they started at breakneck speed to the door and the out-
side. The throng of teachers and students just gasped.
They couldn't believe their eyes. The always calm and
cool face of their jim was hot, desperate and filled with
relief. And miracles of miracles, he had broken his own
record and had learned to run. The hero of the day, s
real speed demon, their own...jim Thorton.
Mary Catherine Bradley
Ah, life is so gay is the spring time
When the rohins and roses are there.
Ah, life is so gay is the spring time
If only I were there.
SHADES OF EDGAR ALLEN POE
All I heard was "fire" and then instantanlously I
blacked out. Upon regaining consciousness, I choked
and staggered to my feet, in the midst of a thousand of
the most unearthly shouts and screams, coming from the
helpless victims of the "Home for Cancer." It was more
or less a home for the dead.
The smoke was clogging my.brain, but I knew death
when I saw it. Surely this "Earthly Hell" was it. I
stumbled through the long corridor as far as room 14-B.
I peered into the room, and on the bed was a patient.
Apparently he had fainted, due to lack of oxygen.
Frantically I rushed into the room and grasped his
waist, and pulled. He came without any opposition!
Still having six feet to go before reaching the stairs
to the main exit, our only lnpe of escape, I tightened
my hold around his waist and stlll.......I pulled.
The flames, having soared to my knees, were consum-
ing my legs quite rapidly, and my dependent's body was
now beyond recognition.....yet I pulled.
The pain shot through my legs, and contracted with
my brain. only to slow me up.
I finally reached the exit. it seemed a gate to Heaven,
leaving this -blazing inferno.
Now being at the point of exhaustion, I clung to my
"dependent," rather than he to me.
At last came that wanting breath of air...air...at last
I dropped the man and sank to my knees. A doctor
rushed to my side, I was still conscious and my eyes
were open due to my lack of strength,I could not close
The doctor then ran to my "dependent"andexamined
I-le turned and looked at one of the internes and said
bluntly, "Call the morguel This man was dead a half an
hour before the fire began."
I Sandra Roselip
To rise with the morning laughter
To sleep with the falling sas.
Ah life is so gay is the springtime
ut life for use is done.
Anna Marie Baldwin
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TH E IMPORTANT MISSION
Tomorrow, yes tomorrow was the big day which I had
been waiting for, for about two weeks.
The day soon flew by and night fell. Sometime in the
middle of that night, I would wake up and lay there think-
ing of the wonderful thing I'd actually be doing tomorrow.
Tomorrow came after a night which seemed very, very
long. At 8:30 we had tn-eakfaat. I did not eat much be-
cause my stomach felt as though it had a hundred and one
butterflies flopping around at the same time. After break-
fast I helped finish the dishes and then all by myself I
dusted the living room.
It was now 9:30 and Mom was still cleaning and mak-
ing beds. I tried to hurry her up but she just acted as if
this task I was going to do happened everyday. But it
dldn't, and I just couldn't get it across to her that I had
waited a long time for today.
About 10:00 she quit working and told me to put on my
cap and jacket, which I did very hurriedly. She then gave
me a piece of paper with some words on it. I left the
house on my mission, and as I walked down the street,
our house faded away in the distance. I was now on my
He had been in prison for months, for years, maybe-
he did not know. Why, he did not know. Two other men
were there, too. They had not been there as long as he.
They were not as ill as he. He did not know they were
there either. By this time he did not know anything and
he did not care. All he wanted was to be left alone and to
sit and stare and think.
Oh yes, he could hear them talking but he could not
move, he could not will himself to move.
Even now they were arguing-the priest softly and per-
sistently, and the other one loudly and impatiently. Often
they argued about God. The priest would have the man
convinced of a God and all would be peace for a while.
And then the man would have another doubt and there
would be more arguing.
The arguing would become more frequent and loud as
time went on for even now the man was treaking under the
strain of prison and torture and doubt. But the priest--he
and his superstitious would never part.
So ran the thoughts of the one in the comer--the one
who stared. Stared at the blank wall and through the wall.
and wished to do nothing else but this. Occasionally
though, thoughts would seep in or he would become con-
conscious of what those two were saying.
Again the voice of the man rose. Rose and screamed,
"That is not so. God cannot be here." The priest smiled
and started to say something but the man hit him and he
fell on his face. And the man screamed again and cried
and beat the priest lying dead on the floor. The one in
the corner stared at the priest and the man, through the
-:nan and through the wall. Through the sky and etemity
and there was nothing to see.
Some guards came. One took the murderer out. One
kicked the dead priest over and cried. "Look, Sarge!
The fool smiles."
Tlny pulled the one who stared out of the room. And
he stared at the priest who smiled in death and he laugh-
ed. He laughed as one laughs for fear of crying,-for fear
of crying,--for fear of madness-the madness from which
he just returned. Now he saw. He saw everything and
through everything and he saw God.
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I passed many buildings, high and little, many of
which I had gone ln before with Mom, but now I couldn't
because I was on a special errand.
' I walked more rapidly because my stomach was now
in a fairly calm condition.
Only two more blocks to go, which made me feel very
happy because thus far my mission was a success.
As I entered into the building I reached down into my
pocket and pulled out the paper Mom had given me, hand-
ed lt to the big man who had stooped down and extended
his hand. He then rose, reading it. After a time he re-
turned and handed me a package. I took the package,
carrying It very carefully and returned home.
When I arrived home I came in the back door and put
the package down on the work-bench by the sink.
- After taking off my cap and jacket, I went silently in-
to the living room to wait with Dad and Mother. lother
suddenly went into the kitchen. After a few seconds she
returned carrying the package with a strange look on her
face. "See Dad," Icried, "I went to the store for Mother
all by myself, and bought a dozen eggs!"
Mary Ellen Walenta.
I think sorrowfully-
Of high school slipping to the past:
And as I lie here by my window,
Comes the night --a symbol.
Soon a new future will begin
Like the dawn of another day.
What e 'er that day holds for me-
Ifollow anxi ously,
Drawn by His hand outstretched
To the path of Living Light.
Lore tta Portugal l
Baldwin, Anna Marie
Bradley, Mary Catherine
Carman, Grace Mary
Farcus, Mary Ann
Farwell, Mary Ann
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310 East Grant Street
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159 St. Clair Avenue
274 Ohio Street
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Henderson, Mary Josephine
King, Clara Marie
Koestner, Mary Frances
LaPla nte, Janet
LaPlante, Mary Jane
Mann, Mary Frances
Marcum, Barbara Jean
McKee, Mary Frances
Muraski, Donna Jean
Nook, Mary Jane
Noonan, Mary Therese
Palazzolo, Rose Marie
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714 Twenty-third Street
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2716 South Westnedge Avenue
106 Stockdale Street
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2308 West Main Street
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829 Burlingame Avenue
51 Riviera Terrace
12384 Schaefer Highway
611 Third Street
60 West Elizabeth Street
32949 Bingham Lane
17138 Cameron Avenue
909 West Main Street
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Portugall, Loretta Elizabeth
Shear, Mary Louise
Walenta, Mary Ellen
Wall, Sharon '
Whiteman, Rita Mae
Malone, Mrs. M.E.
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20131 Regent Drive
209 Oak Street
1201 Maple Avenue
928 Woodside Avenue
2620 Outlook Avenue
1915 West Main Street
1946 Portage Street
1612 Merrill Street
1202 N.E. 101st Street
328 West Philadelphia Avenue
2326 West Main Street
5911 Mottingham Road
210 West Cedar Street
1210 North Campbell Avenue
1147 West Lovell Street
2336 South Westnedge Street
316 St. joseph Street
1017 Jackson Street
2978 Parker Avenue
125 West Marion Street
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15316 Eva nston Avenue
119 Grove Avenue
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312 Wall Street
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Mr. Charles R. Burr
Mr. and Mrs. T.A. Bedard
H.C. Bodmer, M.D.
Mrs. Leola Bergeron
Mrs. Albert Davies
Loretta A. Dupuis
Mrs. C. Eclrrich
Louis B. Farcus
Mrs. Claude Farwell
Paul A. Koestner, M.D.
Mrs. Roger LaPlante
Mrs. Samuel McKee
Mr. and Mrs. H. Shipp
Mrs. B. Stamer
Mr. and Mrs. A.P. Teutsch
Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Walenta
Mr. and Mrs. Albert W. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Wenz
Mrs. Frank J. Stratton
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ritter
Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Hayes
William A. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. H. Heaton
Mrs. Dwight C. Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. J. Sicking
Mrs. Nelle Steinmetz
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Before closing the cover of our 1951 yearbook, we would like to pause
and give tribute to you, The Sacred Heart, under whose love and guidance
Nazareth bas always been, and again to the Immaculate Heart of your
Also to you, our own parents, we send oursincere gratitude. Especial-
ly as seniors. we are realizing the tremendous sacrifices you have made
to give us the opportunities of Nazareth. Thank you, teachers, for your
patience, help and wisdom.
It is true, our pencils have written the lines, and our ha nds have done
the work, but it is all of you who have accomplished the greatest tasks
by guiding and molding our lives. This, THE GATEWAY of 1951, is a
record of our work, fun and prayers, presented to you with our sincere
And now as editor, I would like to thank Joyce, the editors, and art-
ists. But I realize now. as never before, the importance of the "smaller
parts." Believe me the littlest act or piece of work has not gone un-
heeded. To you who pasted and typed and proof-read or ran errands:
"Thank you very much." And thank you, Sister BernardMarie andMiss
Coughlin for all your help.
Last, but not least, Thank you Miss Steinmetz for your constant ad-
vice and encouragement. Without you to lighten the burden, the yearbook
could not have been.
Seniors: ll. Bueter, B. Nemedl, L. Portugall, A. Dellars,
C. Eshelman, ll. J. Nook.
Juniors: J. LaPlante, L. Arthur, ll. Pratt, C. Hayes, A.
Fuller, l.J. Henderson, E. Davies. lCartoon characters,
Sophomores: ILE. Lount, D. Seros, J. Rucker, J. Smith,
ILL. Shear, ll. Walenta, ll. Wenz, R. Pallazolo.
Freshmen: G. Leland, J. Teutsch, J. Wllliaim, J. Gora-
lski, B. Kuchmek.
Drawing of the Blessed Mother, Angels and Cover ............
Rita llae Whiteman
Title Page ..... Faculty Help.. ..Sister Bernard llarie, S.S.J.
Special Help ...... , ........................................... Carol Coughlin
Adviser ..................................................... ...Eileen Steinmetz
The staff is listed according to classes, rather than
the type of work done, because we have found that the
good staff menber does everything,works when and -where
she is needed, and volunteers without being asked. For
s staff like this we are grateful.
The Editors and the Adviser.
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