New Florence High School - Laurel Yearbook (New Florence, PA)
- Class of 1951
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In the following pages we have striven to
portray the real life of the student and to
translate into words the happiness that has
accompanied us all through our student days.
If by word and by picture we have created in
this LAUREL the spirit of the year nineteen
hundred and fifty-one so that the happy hours
spent here at New Florence High will be pre-
served in our memories, then the purpose of
the staff will have been achieved.
The 1951 LAUREL
Published by The Senior Class
New Florence High School, New Florence, Pa
THE NEW HIGH scr-1oo1. BUILDING
The construction of the new school building was started in May, 1950. When
school opened in September, the contractor had not completed all necessary work,
This is a very modern buff brick building with the latest in rest rooms, lighting,
woodwork, and flooring.
On September 22, there was great rejoicing on the part of the student body for
this was moving day.
The Class of 1951 was the first one to graduate from the new school building.
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MRS. PEARL MONTGOMERY
We, the Senior Class of 1951, dedicate this sixth
annual volume of THE LAUREL to Mrs. Pearl
Montgomery, who through her unfailing patience and
tireless efforts has guided us wisely and ably during
our 'high school days.
Mr s. Montgomery, our advisor for the past three
years, has willing supervised our activities. Her
directness and her sincerity have led us to admire and
esteem her. ,
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,Last Will and Testament
THE SENIOR CLASS OF ANNO DOMINI ONE THOUSAND
NINE HUNDRED FIFTY-ONE
HIGH SCHOOL OF NEW FLORENCE, CITY OF NEW FLORENCE
COUNTY OF WESTMORELAND
AND STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA
BE IT REMEMBERED, THAT WE, The Senior Class of one thousand nine
hundred fifty-one, single, of the borough of New Florence and surrounding town-
ships, county of Westmoreland, state of Pennsylvania, being of sound mind,
memory, and under standing, and realizing the coming event of graduation
exercises, do make, publish, and declare this as and for our last will and testa-
ment, hereby revoking and nullifying any and all former wills and testaments, or
writings in the nature thereof, by us at any time heretofore made.
FIRST: I, Sara Jane Hurst, hereby bequeath unto Nancy Shannon, my intelli-
gence and common sense.
SECOND: I, Lawrence John Cavanaugh, hereby bequeath unto Joe Pribelsky,
my extremely dainty feet.
THIRD: I, Maryjlosephine Fitzpatrick, hereby bequeath unto Verna Deane
Spare, my extremelyimviolent temper.
FOURTH: I, Sally Elaine Trexler, hereby bequeath unto Louise Martin, my
FIFTH: I, Marie Ahtoinette Pribelsky, hereby bequeath unto Janet Sigmund,
my many tasks at DeWitts.
SIXTH: I, Richard Neil Killen, hereby bequeath unto Henry I-Iorrell, my bag
of candy. -
SEVENTH: I, James Dick Galbraith, hereby bequeath unto Paul Wallace, my
little black book.
EIGHT!-I: I, Lane Douglas Galbraith, hereby bequeath unto Paul Heap, my
curly hair. I I
NINTH: I, Ella Marie McAdams, hereby bequeath unto Evelyn Cushman, my
TENTH: I, Alberta Elizabeth Boring, hereby bequeath unto Margaret Ann
Beard, my neatness and business ability.
ELEVENTH: I, Nancy Ruth Robb, hereby bequeath unto Wanda Kisamore, my
TWELFTH: I, Betty Jane Heap, hereby bequeath untoADuane -Carney, my
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have set our hands and seals unto this, our last will
and testament, written upon one sheet of paper, this sixteenth day of March, Anno
Domini One Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty-One.
Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the above named testator s, as and for
their last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, in their presence, at
their request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto affixed our names
as attesting witnesses.
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September 5, 1947, dawned clear and warm, and eighteen scrubbed faces of
the Freshmen for as we liked to think of it then, "The Seniors of l95l"l were
bright with excitement. High school at last! That magic word "Seniors" was in
sight, barely in sight, but still there. The group included Don Bennett, Larry
Cavanaugh, Dick Galbraith, Doug Galbraith, Neil Killen, Clayton Miller, Primo
Saltarelli, Charles Ralyea, Doris Atkins, Alberta Boring, Kathryn Fabrizio, Betty
Heap, Sara Jane Hurst, Marie Pribelsky, Nancy Robb, Margaret Shannon, Janet
Trexler, Sally Trexler, and June Willard.
During our first class meeting, we elected Primo Saltarelli as President of
the class, Alberta Boring as Vice-President, Clayton Miller as Secretary, and
Doris Atkins as Treasurer. In November, we lost three pupils-Clayton Miller,
Primo Saltarelll, and .Tune Willard. This made our total sixteen. In February,
Ella McAdams joined our group making us seventeen in all. In April, the grand
total became eighteen when Mary Fitzpatrick came into the fold.
The Juniors can probably remember how nice our home room looked at
Christmas time. We decorated a big tree and hung pine branches and other
decorations throughout the room.
Under the supervision of Miss Ruth Jones the school year passed quickly
and pleasantly, and we found ourselves at the mercy of our report cards. Of
course, everybody deservingly passed. We left the schoolroom on May 28th, with
sad good-byes and promises to carry out summer plans together as much as
In September, 1948, the group flocked back to the old Town Hall. We had
advanced another step up the ladder and were Sophomores. Everybody looked at
his neighbor and decided that he had grown an inch or two and gained as many
The group was dwindling slowly: the Sophomore Class numbered only four-
teen. Four of our classmates were gone. Doris Atkins, Kathryn Fabrizio, and
Don Bennett were now attending other schools. Charles Ralyea had joined the
This year we elected Marie Pribelsky, President and Larry Cavanaugh, Vice-
President. Alberta Boring and Ella McAdams were elected Secretary and
Treasurer. This was the first year of the Montgomery dynasty, and the luck of
the Irish was with us, because we defeated the Juniors in the 1948 magazine
campaign. This year passed as happily as the rest, and we gloated just a little
over winning the magazine campaign. "Small but mighty," we kept saying to the
Soon semester tests were flying around us, and another year was winding up
much to our surprise.
On September 5 , 1949, the liveliest, most energetic, most ambitious,
most ......... , for so we thoughtj, Junior Class in the New Florence High
School history was convening to elect their class officers. Sally Trexler and
Alberta Boring were elected President and Vice-President. Janet Trexler and
Ella McAdams were elected Secretary and Treasurer. Mrs. Montgomery was the
Junior advisor. By now we felt we just couldn't get along without her.
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We decided our motto would be "The door to success is labeled push." We
selected silver and blue as our colors and chose the white rose as our flower.
Clarence Eisaman was welcomed by the class. Now we had fourteen
This was a most eventful year. Winning the magazine campaign again and
working on the Junior-Senior Prom left no time for idling., In February, we pre
sented the Junior Class play, "Quit Your Kidding."
This year we were just a little involved with Commencement and
Baccalaureate exercises, just enough to give us a hint of what was to come next
May sneaked upon us just as quietly and swiftly as it had before. All of us
said that it couldn't be May already: why it seems as though we just got here.
Fond farewells and many pronfxises hinted that we wouldn't be one big happy
family after our Senior year.
On September 5, 1950, the Senior Class of 1951 assembled, not only in the
same room of the Town Hall which they had occupied for the past two years, but
also with the same teacher, Mrs. Montgomery, whom we had driven to distrac-
tion for the past two years. At the first class meeting, we elected our officers:
Janet Trexler, President: Sally Trexler, Vice-Presidentg Betty Heap, Secretary
Ella McAdams, Treasurer. After the meeting we showered Mrs. M. with
questions about moving into the wonderful new school building. The Class of '51
would be the first to graduate from the new schoolg such an honor can hardly be
Finally on September ZZ, 1950, we moved to the new building. We settled
down to the problem: How to raise money for our trip to Washington.
In October, the class became an even dozen when Janet Trexler left the
class. Sally Trexler, the Vice-President, took over the duties of the President.
We decided the Senior play should be the first money-rnaking scheme. "The
Daffy Dills" was presented on December 7 and 8, 1950.
On January 27, 1951, we had a bake sale. Next on the agenda, we sold greet-
ing cards and Mrs. M. was pleased with our show of salesmanship. Our next
activity was a supper. The mothers of the Seniors and Mrs. Glessner worked
very hard to prepare this dinner. The result was a very large cash contribution
to our treasury. .
Naturally everybody was excited about the trip and of course, we had a few
misunderstandings about baggage and ticketsg but as the saying goes, "All's well
that ends well," and our trip ended very well.
Enjoying the prom was no problem. We loved every minute of the gala
evening provided by our friends, the Juniors.
Commencement and Baccalaureate were fast upon the heels of the prom.
Soon an even dozen of young people were planning to use their education to the
best of their ability.
Once upon a time there was a little family--well a medium-sized family--
and they all grew up together. They decided one day to set a date for a reunion.
Today's the day.
Twelve--no more, no less--enterprising, ambitious, young people are
invited to the famous Blue Room of the Hotel Tub-Mill, owned and operated by
Eiga. Galbraith, the hotel magnate.
As we enter the building, we see M-ar-y Fitzpatrick, Dick's lovely, young
hostess for the evening. She srniles graciously and compliments the ladies on
their beautiful gowns.
Look! There across the room holdirig court is li-riy Cavanaugh. He just
launched his twentieth ship this morning and everybody is congratulating him on
his successg he has just been appointed Secretary of the Navy.
That famous coach, Douglas Galbraith, from the University of New Florence
has just arrived with his friend .lieil Killen, who, it is rumored, has donated a
million dollars to a fund for the development of the University of New Florence..
The third member of the party is Alberta Boringg of course you've heard about
the great success she has had as a hair stylist in Hollywood.
We seem to be well supplied with rnillionaires--here is Elia McAdams. She
once said that her suppressed desire was to be a millionaire and that she would
probably marry one, and she did! I
This party is going to be a success. Everybody is talking at once and no one
seems to mind. All I can hear is, "Do you remember when I .... ?"
A car--a yellow convertible is pulling up to the curb, and you'll never guess
who the speed-ball is that's driving it! None other thang!-ll-y Trexler. She
seems to have some companions with her. There's my 122, the famous hand
model, and hi!-E Pribelsky, who sings with the Metropolitan Opera Company.
All three girls are wearing stunning gowns designed DYE.-IL? I-31212 whose word
ll absolutely the latest in fashions. .
"Dinner is being served," announces the head waiter. The group moves to
their table. Everybody is here except my -I-El. No such luck! Here she
conmes, mink coat and all, just in from Hawaii.
There's no use loitering around this place. Not a single soul is interested in
anybody except the members of the famous "Cheaper by the Dozen" group. No,
don't bother to speak, for you won't be heard above the roar of laughter as
everybody recalls the hilarious antics of the "good old days."
Senior Play - - - ----------- - December 7-,8, 1950
Senior Supper ---- ---- ---- - - March 5, 1951
Junior-Senior Prom - - - - - - - - ---- - May 4, 1951
Washington Trip - - - - - - ----- May 17-18, 1951
Last Day for Seniors --------- - - - May ZZ, 1951
Baccalaureate ----- --------- - - - May 27, 1951
Commencement - - ------ - - - -May 29, 1951
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Vice-President - - -Evelyn Cushman
Secretary ------ - Nancy Swank
Treasurer - - - - Theresa Chesla
When the school bell rang ln September, twenty-
flve Juniors, chattering gaily about their summer
activities, assembled for the fir st roll call., The
adrnission of three new students, two from Westmont
and one from Blairsville, made the Junior Class the
second largest in the school, however, they lost five
members, When the doors closed in June, there were
just ten boys and ten girls,
Becuase the class needed some extra money the
gI'0l-lp found numerous ways to earn it. Two bake
sales, a magazine campaign with the Sophomores,
several skating parties, and their class play, Here
Come The Brides, provided the extra money needed
The fourth of May will be remembered by both
the Juniors and the Seniors for it was the date of the
prom, a very gala event, with delicious food, gay
chatter, beautiful gowns, and sweet music.
FIRST ROW: Left to right-Gladys Boring, Evelyn Cushman, Kathryn Mishler, Lucille Galbraith,
Sandra Trimble, Nancy Swank.
SECOND ROW: Pat Robb, Rita Halre, Flora Jean Spare, Janet Heming, Bettie Mlshler, Theresa
Chesla, Mr s. Goodwin.
THIRD ROW: Duane Carney, Duane Robb, Paul Heap, Tony Fabrizio, Henry Horrell, Phil Rhen.
FOURTH ROW: Charles Heming, Arthur Gable. Franklin MCCU110'-lgh, Dick BCNOD. Har ry Boring.
The Sophomores were very ambitious, although
they numbered nineteen, They were victorious over
the Juniors in the magazine campaign. Joan Galbraith
won the prize of a pen and pencil set awarded to her
for the most sales. They presented the Christmas
the class held a skating party at Skateland in order to
raise money for their future prom.,
Many of the boys-Bill Merritt, Jim Cooke, Allen
Keller and Paul Wallace-were football player s. Harold
Galbraith and Joe Pribelsky were football managers.
At forensic tournaments, Patsy Sutter, Margaret Anne
Beard, Rosemary Pribelsky, Joanne Miller, Joann
Galbraith, Sally Graffius, and Duane Hall upheld the
glory cl the Sophomores.
President - - - - - Joseph Pribelsky
Vice-President - - -William Merritt
Secretary - - - - - Joann Galbraith
Treasurer - - - Paul Wallace
FIRST ROW: Left to right-Joanne Miller. Carol Livengood, Harold Galbraith, Nancy Snannon.
Margaret Beard, Rosemary Pribelaky, Joe Prlbelaky.
SECOND ROW: Ml-a. Chlanell, Natalie lgo, Ilm Cooke, Joann Galbraith, Lester Rummel, Janna X
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THIRD ROW: Patsy Sutter, Paul Wallace, Allen Keeler, Duane Hall, Bill Merritt, Sally Graffius.
assembly on December ZZ, 1950, On January 26, 1951,
jo Freshman C lass
The Freshmen boast of the largest class member-
ship, twenty-eight eager students all looking forward
to four happy years in the modern new school building.
Room three is the Freshman home room and Mr. Davis
is the advisor.,
One way of making money for their class was a
Halloween party at the Town Hall. Refreshments were
served and a large profit was earned.
Each member pays fifteen cents a month class dues
and just in case there are delinquent students a fine of
a nickel is charged., A
At' the end of the school year as the Freshmen
look back on the nine months with their many activities,
they will agree that it has been a very profitable and
President - - - - Fritz Cunningham
Vice-President ------ Sally Igo
Secretary - - - - - - Shirley Heap
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FIR ST ROW:
Right to left-G. Chesla. N. Flickinger, N. Hemlng.
R. Hollen, L. Martin, P. Atkins, V. D. Spare.
W. Kisamore, J. Kim. S. lgo. L. Keith, R. Robinson.
T. Smith. S. Heap, D. Boring, P. Overdorff, L. Boring.
J. Henderson. J. Sigmund, D. Henderson, F. Betton, G. Beal.
J. Boring, B. Boring, V. Hemlng, D. Ludwig.
Mr. Davis, F. Cunningham. IZ. Ralyea.
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STANDING: Right to left-Sally Trexler, Theresa Chesla, Alberta Boring, Mary Fitzpatrick, Doug
Galbraith, Larry Cavannugh, Ella McAdams, Mrs. Mahon, Mrs. Chllnell, Betty
SEA TED: Left to right-Nancy Robb, Mario Prlbelaky, Neil Klllen, Dick Galbraith. Sara Jane
EDITOR - - - - - Sally Trexler
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Left to right-Alberta Boring. Sandra Trimble, Gladys Boring, Sara Jane Hurst, Betty
Heap. Nancy Robb, Marie Pribelaky.
Right to left-Sally Trexler, Duane Carney, Mary Fitzpatrick, Pat Robb, Mra. Mabon.
Mrs. Chlanell, Lucille Galbraith. Thereaa Cheala. Joann Galbraith, Carol Livengood
Evelyn Cushman, Nell Klllen, Phil Rhen.
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LAYOUT EDITORS - -
PRINTER- - - - -
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- Alberta Boring
- - Neil Killen
- Theresa Chesla
- - - -Tony Fabrizio
- Sally Trexler
Sara Jane Hurst
- Mrs. Chisnell
- - - - Mrs.,Mabon
P. O. D. Class 5.0
FIRST ROW: Left to right-Ella McAdams. Betty Heap, Marie Pribellky.
SECOND ROW: Sara Jane Hurst, Neil Killen, Mary Fitzpatrick.
THIRD ROW: Sally T1-exler, Alberta Boring, Doug Galbraith. ,
FOURTH ROW: Nancy Robb, Larry Cavanaugh, Dick Galbraith. 9-2
STANDING: Mrs. Goodwin.
FIRST ROW: Left to right-front to back-S. Trexler, S. Trimble, J. Miller, R. Haire, V. Spare,
SECOND ROW: R. Pribhlsky, S. lgo. L. Galbraith, J. Sigmund, P. Sutter, Mra. Chhnell.
THIRD ROW: M. Beard, T. Chesla, L. Keith, L. Martin, J. Galbraith.
FOURTH ROW:' W. Kisamore, B. Boring, D. Hall.
Senior Home Ec. Class STANDING: Left to right-Mary Fitzpatrick, Nancy Shannon, Marie Prlbelaky, Sally Grafflua,
Patsy Sutter, Bettie Miahler, Mra. Goodwin, Rosemary Pribellky.
SEATED: Left to right-back-Natalie Igo. Kathryn Miahler, Nancy Robb, Margaret Ann Beard.
Extreme front-Janet Hemlng, Sara Jane Hurst, Alberta Boring, Ella McAdams.
The Senior Home Economics Class under the instruction of Mr sr Goodwin worked
on various sewing projects for their first unit, The students made aprons, skirts,
weskits, dresses, blouses, and pajamas, After the home econornics room was moved
to the red brick building, the girls helped to clean and to decorate their new quarters.
During January, they altered dresses, straightened hems, and sewed buttons on clothes
which they brought from home.,
On January 29, they started on spring and summer clothes and produced many
beautiful sunback dresses, play suits, and shorts, Several of the girls made beautiful
gowns which they wore to the Junior -Senior Prom,
The preparation of salads was the main project of their food unit. The class had
several parties which were enjoyable occasions,
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Florence ----- 0 Montgomery Twp. - - -
GEORGE MCINTYRE DON BENNETT
NEW FLORENCE vs. FERNDALE "B"
The New Florence Wolverines won their opening game of the season from
Ferndale "B" by a 13-0 margin. Both touchdowns came as a result of passes
from Cooke to Wineland. Galbraith plunged for the extra point after the first
NEW FLORENCE vs. DALE
The purple Raiders from Dale defeated New Florence 39-0. Dale took advan
tage of two Wolverine fumbles and three intercepted passes to set up five of its
NEW FLORENCE vs. FERNDALE RESERVES
The Wolverines won their second game of the season by downing the
Ferndale Reserves 13-7. Both Wolverine scores came on reverses by Keeler.
NEW FLORENCE vs. BLACK LICK
Black Lick handed New Florence their second defeat by a 26-0 score. Black
Lick drove for two scores in the first quarter and led 14-0 at the half. In the
final quarter Black Lick capitalized on two intercepted passes to even the game
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The New Florence Wolverines and Commodore fought to a 0-0 tie on the
Wolverines' home field. Neither team made any serious threats, but the
Wolverines were within C0mmodore's twenty yard line twice.
NEW FLORENCE vs. ARMAGH
Armagh scored in each of the last three quarters to defeat New Florence 19-
6. Bob Lynch, Chuck Bealunis. and Joe Lyck scored for Armagh while Allen
Keeler picked up New Florence's lone score in the third frame.
NEW FLORENCE vs. REPLOGLE
Replogle defeated the Wolverines 26-6 by scoring once in each quarter. Imler
scored twice for Replogle while Rice and Detwiler each scored once. New
Florence's only score came in the third quarter.
NEW FLORENCE vs. STOYSTOWN
Rodgers scored the first touchdown and passed to Suder for the second
score. Bob Naugle intercepted a pass and raced twenty-two yards for the final
score. The Wolverines held a 10-9 edge in fir st downs.
NEW FLORENCE vs. MONTGOMERY TWP.
Montgomery Township finished the season undefeated by downing New
Florence 14-0. Montgomery Twp. scored once in each of the third and fourth
quarters. It was a well fought game but the Wolverines could not capitalize on
the few breaks they received.
School opens and what a beautiful day!
New Florence won the opening game of the season from Ferndale "B"
Dale downs New Florence 39-0.
Moved to the new building. Everybody felt lost but happy. What
Blacklick Twp. defeats New Florence Z6-0.
P. T. A. meeting at E. U. B. Church. Our teachers honored. Girls
P. S. E. A. meeting fSection 51 at Brenizer Hotel, Ligonier.
Group pictures were taken for the yearbook. Everyone looked so nice
Open House at new school building from 7 p. m. to 9 p. m. Many
visitors. Home Ec. girls served refreshments.
Nurse talked to Junior and Senior girls.
Mr. Cox talked to the Sophomores and Juniors about the magazine
Football issue of the Keynoter.
New Florence and Commodore tie 0-0 at Commodore.
End of first six weeks.
Mr. Crookshank from Walsworth Brothers came to discuss plans for
Working on the road in front of the school building. What noise.
Forensic Amateur Show. Rita won first prize.
Report cards came out. Ohi Someone had an F.
Armagh defeated New Florence 19-6. Tough game to lose.
Replogle defeated New Florence Z6-6.
Magazine campaign ended. Sophomores won. Joann Galbraith was
star salesman with S69.50.
Mrs. Super returned to teach but her health did not permit her to
Fir st day of hunting. Whoopeef, I wonder who had a dear.
Stoystown defeats New Florence 20-0.
Montgomery Twp. downed New Florence 14-0.
Forensic members attend a tournament at Greensburg.
Teachers Institute at Greensburg High School.
P. T. A. meeting.
Forensic members went to Derry Twp.
Seniors received their proofs and oh the "me's and my's."
Forensic bake sale at Trimble's S-t-ore.
Juniors received their rings. Didn't you see everybody looking at
Thanksgiving Day issue of the Keynoter.
Thanksgiving vacation. What a r all sleepy heads.
November Z7-Z8 School was closed because of the deep and drifting snow.
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Football banquet to honor squad held in Methodist Church basement.,
The ladies prepared a delicious meal.
Seniors presented their play, "The Daffy Dills." We never knew they
had so much talent.
Christmas issue of the Keynoter.
Sophomore Assembly. Very beautiful stage.
Seniors received their pictures.
Christmas vacation started.
Senior party at Mrs. Montgomez-y's home.
School opens again with no noise. Everyone is too sleepy.
Sophomores had ice cream party., No one became ill.
P. T. A. meeting.
Forensic tournament at Derry Twp. High School.
New bell in operation in the school building.
Fir st semester ends.
Sophomore skating party at Skateland. What happened to Duane,
Natalie, and Nancy? They didn't make it to school on Monday.
Senior bake sale. Nice profit.
Forensic members participate in tournament at Blaisville.
Valentine's Day issue of the Keynoter.
Forensic bake sale.
supper at Legion Hall.
Junior play, "Here Come The Brides."
Easter issue of the Keynoter.
Good Friday. No school.
Junior skating party.
Junior bake sale.
P. S. E. A. meeting of Section 5 at New Florence Methodist Church.
Junior skating party.
Senior Variety Show.
Junior skating party.
Junior -Senior Prom. What beautiful lads and lassies New Florence
Seniors tour Washington, D. C. This trip will always linger in their
Baccalaureate at Methodist Church.
Graduation issue of Keynoter.
Commencement at Methodist Church.
Last day of school.
OUR LIBR AR IANS
Each high school home room has its own librarian.
Shirley Heap and Evelyn Cushman are seated., Standing
are Betty Heap and Sally Graffius., The girls willingly
volunteered to serve in this capacity.. Each girls works
one day per week., Our library has been in excellent
hands this year and the handling of books and reference
material has been very efficient.
MR. MICHAEL SUPER
At the beginning of the 1950-51 school term, Mr.
Super assumed his duties as Supervising Principal of
the New Florence Public Schools., His patience and
ready help have won our admiration., He teaches
Biology and Chemistry, but he claims that he would
rather teach Mathematics. He likes to spend his
spare moments, as he puts it, "Puttering around."
His "first" in sports is football.
MR. WILLIAM SIMPSON
The student body gives Bill a vote of thanks for all
the extra work and many favors he has done for them..
If heat is a must at the Town Hall, the steam is imme-
diately turned on.. If a teacher's supplies run low, he
soon has the necessary materials on her desk. If the
outside steps are icy, he scatters salt at once to save
our necks. Bill's favorite sports are football and hunt-
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We, the Senior Class of 1951 of New Florence High
wish to thank the following people for their generous
contributions which helped to make this edition of THE
LAUREL a success.
R. S. Wagner, New Florence
Tosh and McDermitt
D. R. W. Shupe, M. D.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard G. Wagner
Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Alberter
Cloyd L. Graff
Ander son's Drug Store, Seward
Reverend and Mrs. J. M. Somers
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Trexler
Mr. and Mrs. Russell St. Clair
Mrs. Pearl Montgomery
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ridilla
Shannon Creek Park
Mrs. Floyd Keeler
Mrs. Elnora Chisnell
Raymond A. Hepner
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Boring
Mrs. R. Fisher
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Henderson
Mr. and Mrs. J. Wyant
Mr. and Mrs. Evan Goodwin
Mrs. Kathryn Neil
Miss Mary Elliott
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Dick
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jones
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Graffius
Mrs. Warren Hall, Sr.
Mrs. Bert Wagner
Elnora's Beauty Shop
R. D. Durbin
Earl H. St. Clair, Jr.
Clara M. Donahue
Carol Ann Cushman
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Fitzpatrick
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Robinson
Mrs. Thelma Riddell
F. M. Johnson--Sun Tele Rep.
Mrs. C. H. Sutter
Bonnie and Ralph Spory
Albert S. Forsha
Charles W. Galbraith
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ewt
Mrs., Bess Petrarca
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Allison
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Campbell
Mrs. Elsie McDonald
Mr. George B. Igo
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Decker
Mrs. Emma McAdams
Betty Jane Houston
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Trimble
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Heap
Brenda Davis L. F. Karchnak--Pgh. Press Rep.
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DE WITT'S RESTAURANT
Dine and Dance
Hamburgers - Ice Cream - Pop
New Florence, Pa.
K L I N E ' S
Outfitters for Men and Children
Good Shoes for All
LIGONIER LUMBER CO.
Lumber - Paint- Glass - Hardware
Builders' Supplies - Millwork
Phone 2581 Ligonier, Pa
Johnstown's Leading Credit Jewelers
Refrigerators - Radios - Ranges
1 Everything Electrical
132 - 134 Market Street Johnstown, Pa
SPORY'S MEAT MARKET
Fresh Meats and Groceries of A11 Kinds
1 New Florence, Pa.
Hardware - Paint - Glass
Phone 4351 Ligonier, Pa.
MARTIN'S SPECIALTY SHOP
Dial 3511 Ligonier, Pa.
1 Plumbing - Heating Supplies
Pipes - Valves - Fittings - Pumps - Heaters
Oil Burners - Boilers - Furnaces - Home Appliances
E. Main Street Phone 2221
f Ligonier, Pa.
M. E. SIMON and SONS
Davis Tailor Made Clothes and a Fine Line of Name Brands
136 E. Main Street Ligonier, Pa.
DE WITT'S RESTAURANT
Dine and Dance
Hamburgers - Ice Cream - Pop
New Florence, Pa.
JOSEPH E. COVER
504 Main Street Johnstown, Pa
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