Niagara University - Niagaran Yearbook (Lewiston, NY)

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K . .9----S .,,,, F ..N..- .Lf m V Q 7--4 . -,, I E ' -75.51-mx ,Ai Wg-f-,5 15-L . I V , . . N. we ? Ain .ip Pylg, r ft I ' - ,-Mr' ,.v-.3 :Ag A 4 v . WM, mf, -Q-T: 2 2wsrM!YQ ei, Q1 744'-ffTf5',5v'3'2 um-an-..w-:rn-n3.:n7.1.s'a wr.- Q53 IH Wil .V Niagara University, New York . . . two words, "Niagara University", . . . who shall number s we have spoken them? . . . each time and each day the time 'oming closer to and understanding more of their true , meaning . . . It has always been the fundamental task of the Niagaran Q f ermanently the meaning W to capture vividly and to imprison p and the memory of Niagara, by portraying the traditions and Q, s and the warm personal the innovations, the day-to-day realitie relationships that are "Niagara". This year we approach a portrait of the second word "University". To supplement our young talents, we have turned to that most famous work of john Henry Cardinal Newman, The Idea of a University. Hardly could we convey the abundantly rich heritage of truth which is the Newman l h e of the Niagaran staff classic. It is, however,the humb e op this attempt, inadequate though it be, will enrich our that understanding of the ideal of university and of that reflection of the ideal which has been so much our life these few years, - N.U. 'E 1 An- 4, : -Q in Dean of the College of Business Administration. To him - dean - friend - inspiration to living our ideals - we dedicate the 1953 Niagaran. cz gadde DEDIUA Tl0N Today an entire world of students is in search for the meaning of life, part of it progressing with definiteness and certainty, more of it groping clumsily. We of Niagara know ourselves to be most fortunate in having for leaders along the way in this search guides who not only know the truth, but even in our chaotic world make their way with fidelity to the ideals which they would assign for us. Most happy are we, the students of Niagara University and partic- ularly the graduates of 1953, to single out one such, - CHARLES G. EDGETTE xhgww., ma Jaap' 664 dead if Mb' 25 53,1 we :gp -'pm Q IAGARA UNIVERSITY confidently strides toward its centennial anniversary. As the date draws nearer more and more interest is being aroused concerning the his- tory of the University. The dream of an Irish Vicentian priest, Rev. john Lynch, C.M., to found a seminary was realized in 1856. His .original intention of locating his seminary in the Buffalo area was diverted to Niagara Falls because of the scenic attractions of the site and the tranquil- ity of the rural scene. ff The one hundred acre "Vedder farm" and two hundred acres sliced from the DeVeaux estate comprised the area, and the rude brick inn located on the farm became the residence of the seminarians who entered the first class in 1857. Thus was the embryonic structure of Niagara. We have only black and white sketches re- maining of the original home of the first Niagara students because of a fire which gut- ted this building in 1864. However, nine months later the students returned, and a 'Wh lem.. 'lgllrlwfwf-.-. ., 1-.125-Yff"5m ' ' mir," 7""ff?'-- 'f if , . - - sz?--'.:.f-.'rWli3"l"i,.f1.W-5..-xi .fr - I., - M -. ,, -,.-p W - ,, -' Q 1- Mfg-e1M"+!..,7 . . , A iw, Q,--1.11 f 'Eff who 1? ', 1 fg E.-.3-' 'ir wx .,f, .il-. 0 f, -1,,m-.lqm 1- fwfr - M-5 'N' 'f "" ' -'i fl: ', ll' ..f' 1.i'rP': . .F'n!Fkc, 11,5 Y' - ' ' W. 12415355252-'i"f,. -- 'Q -f1f.fjZ,1,Qb2f?, r H!'iJflf?355l"lff5f1f51,il-55,eil-li"-ff' y A W qv ww - H- -- - 1- fa-l - . J. . 1 - -w 5 -31, dl.:-A-.w",'v.f A fam. v1.06-maya.-fm'-.iggi, .Qi ., - . . W 1 ' 'm fn- fs im' fy 1 - ,V-iii' , -"--",,'AQ15faj.A.-- 2. .,,.- Y. . f '. -,7. V jg 127431 . . V PP, lf IF' FWF fvlilifaf RR-F KIND new building stood, larger and more impos- ing than its predecessor. An Alumni Chapel was begun in 1874, but this too was destroyed by fire some twenty- four years later. The new structure which replaced the destroyed chapel emerged as the Alumni Hall of today. . As it progressed in age so too it progressed in learning until "Our Lady of Angels" be- came Niagara University in 1883. The original site grew slowly into the Niagara University of today. St. Vincent's Hall was constructed ,,.-gear H 'Q , ' 5 NN ,. 'N in 1906,- Alumni Hall rebuilt in 1919,- and the dormitory buildings, O'Donoghue Memorial in 1909, Lynch Memorial in 1927, Varsity Village in 1939, and Timon Hall in 1952. The Student Center became a reality in 1950. The pattern of continuous progress witnessed by the years has certainly not ceased. Con- temporary advancement is' everywhere evi- dent coupled with the feeling that the first ninety-eight years has only brought Niagara University -from childhood to adolescence, with a glorious manhood still before it. UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATICN We 1953 7Zz49mn pzaeadlqpzefaeea de Zlndaezady Aimauamzzm wzzapvadyumuwmdzdepzaaulq andfavfdldazfdgwwtiatda 71. Wdggaw. 6.776 R. HIGGINS, now approaching sixty years of service in God's Priesthood, is the oldest living son of St. Vincent dePaul in the world today. The briefest summary of his long and fruitful life would suggest that he might well have adopted as his motto the directive of the saintly founder of the Vincentian Fathers, "Let us love God, Gentleman: let us love God, but let it be with the sweat of our brows and the strength of our arms!" . The Civil War was yet a month away when Fr. Higgins was born, March 9, 1861. Niagara' Uni- versity and Fr. Higgins were "youngsters" in the same era. Six years after entering the Vincentian Commu- nity, Fr. Higgins was ordained on May 19, 1894. His first years were spent at St. John's College and Seminary in Brooklyn. There he was engaged in teaching and from 1896 to 1902 was treasurer of that institution. In 1906, after two successive periods of two years each as curate at St. Vincent's parish, Germantown, -and at the Immaculate Conception parish, German- town, Fr. Higgins began twenty-seven brilliant and beloved years as pastor of the latter parish. This period was signalized by a building program that must have been staggering in anticipation, one that was to be magnificent in realization. A Parish Hall, "the wonder of 1908", a "Lower Church" in 1911, a rectory in 1914, a convent capable of housing forty Sisters in 1922, an "Upper Church" with seating capacity of thirteen hundred in 1930, - these were among the factors that kept Fr. Higgins' ministry an active one. In 1933, at the age of seventy-two, when the thoughts of most people are turned toward retire- ment, Fr. Higgins came to Niagara as University Treasurer, in which capacity he was to serve for ten years. In twenty years at Niagara the genuine friendlin- ness, radiant happiness and abundant energy'of Fr. Higgins have occasioned his being called the "youngest person" on campus. Reverend Michael J. Higgins, C.M. Saint Vincent de Paul, founder of the Vincentian Fathers. When Fr. Higgins joined the Vincentians in 1888, this community of secular priests living a common life had been established in Germantown, Philadel- phia, for four decades. The "Little Company", as St. Vincent was wont to call his yearling com- munity, was founded at Paris in 1617. Vincent's life and his labors with this new community were such that he occupies a multiple place in history as the Universal Patron of Charity, the Father of Modern Social Service, Founder of the Daughters of Charity, defender of the Faith against the heresy of jansenism, founder of the modern seminary, - to mention but the major works in which he Was directly involved. Vincent's prudence and foresight were such that the Common Rule which he established for his young congregation has never been revised, a phenomenon unique in the history of religious communities of comparable age. The Community now numbers over 5000 persons living in 470 foundations spread throughout the entire world. Two centuries, however, were to elapse from their founding until, in 1816, the first Vincentians arrived in the United States to engage in preaching to the poor of the Louisiana Purchase Territory and in teaching future shep- herds of souls. The formation of the clergy of numerous dioceses, -- New York, Brooklyn, Phila- delphia in the East, and Denver, St. Louis and Los Angeles in the West, and many others - was placed in their hands. Three universities, Niaga.ra, St. john's and DePaul were to grow out of their zeal. Over fifty parishes, hospitals, prisons, homes for the aged and the young, as well as countless members of our armed forces, know the priestly ministrations of the sons of St. Vincent de Paul. Parish missions, novenas and retreats to the laity and reli.gious constitute a principal work of scores of the Priests of the Mission. Missionary posts in our own Southland, in Panama, and until very recently in China have for long been the scene of the zeal in action of many others. It was this same zeal which in 1856 found expres- sion in the writings of Niagara's founder, Fr. John J. Lynch, C.M.: "We have everything but the university, and we'll put that here," - the same zeal which brought to reality the dream of a Catholic institution of higher learning in Western New York. 1 UUR PRESIDENT VERY REVEREND FRANCIS L. MEADE CM HIS YEAR our president celebrates his twenty-fifth year at Niagara. Coming here from the Chinese missions in 1928 Father Meade served in many important university posts duri-ng the next nineteen years and in 1947 was appointed president. He brought to this ofhce a broad educational background, real insight into the problems of university administration and the goodwill of his many friends gained through years of service to educa- tional and civic groups. As president, Father Meade has been honored by honorary degrees from several universities and has been elected to important posts in national educational organizations. During his twenty-five years here he has been a friend and counsellor to two generations of Niagarans and has won a place of esteem in the hearts of all. ' mae ' cmatim " I I I IX '-af wx ECCLESIASTICAL SUPERIORS VERY REVEREND DANIEL M. LEARY, VERY REVEREND JAMES M. MCGLINCHEY V.C.M., j.C.D., Provincial Eastern Province C.M., S.T.D., Superior Vincentian Fathers " r X ,...v.,, - , .fw-f'-"' REVEREND ED Vice pLesidenc xxx! WARD! KIERNA - 4 UNIVERSITY, VERY REVEREND FRANCIS X. DESMOND C.M., M.A., S.T.L., Secretary DFFICIALS The Treasurer's Office Staff, Miss Mary Conlin, Miss Vivian Franjoine and Miss Margaret Clement. R T IN, C '92Surer 'M-, M.A, REVEREND BERNARD E. TIERNEY C.M., M.B.A., Assistant Treasurer t 1-'S UNIVERSITY REV. JOHN J. MCDONNELL, C.M. REV. WALTER F. DIRIG, C.M. Dean of Students Spiritual Director xf NORA E. GALLAGHER, R.N. Nurse DR. PETER IANNUZZI University Physician ADMINISTRATION REV. FREDERICK J. RUSSELL, C.M. Executive Secretary Alumni Association R AEL S '- 'I' FPANNERK CM Pmtual Direct or ' REV. JOHN F. LYNCH, C.M. Auxiliary Services REV. JOHN YOUNG, C.M Auxiliary Services A ' as - 1 Y 5 E 5 y L v . , .Y-pq 'Q 'fg5':? ' . f. , P 3 j' 3 5: was fs, fi ?" ' ? if , HP' ,.-1' 4 9' ' W A f I-I 1 if Q: ' , ., TH-E . .. I I 1 I 'XWAD -il Mr firm! 95-575: I r 37. rl I . EMM Q 1 . bm '1,8.,.J ,V-VIAQM1 L- I. . 'I 5 .vc 'KA ' V" 3 . F. 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Bartholomew R513 Jfifgh A' MCB" e O'Malley, C.M., M.A. C- -, - ' Kenneth Y. Slaifew' PW' F Rev. Frederick J. Russell, 'C.M., Ph. D., Chairman , 1 V ' ' Rev. joseph L. Boegel, C.M., A.B. Let the soul s religion xmxtate the law of the body, which, as years go on, develops and fills out its pro- portions, and yet remains the same." .d""" t John Henry Newman The Idea of a University Rev. Michael Flannery, CM" AB' Rev. john A. Murray, C.M., A.B. Rev. Elmer G. Keiffer, Rev. Walter F. Dirig, , l Q 4 C.M., J.C.D. C.M., M.A. Paul M. Bryne, M.A. Rev. Joseph S. Breen, "While we are men we cannot help to a great extent being Aristotelians for he presents to us an analysis of the thoughts, feelings, views and opinions of human kind." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University Rev- P- AUSUU Deffig, Rev. Thomas F. Flynn, Rev.Michael Kennedy, C.M., A.B. C.M., M.A. C.M., A.B. Rev. Bernard E. Tierney, Rev. John Trainor, Rev, Vincent E, Trunk, C.M., M.B.A. C.M., M.A. C.M., A.B., c.P.A. lar, Rev. Edward Kiernan, C.M., Ph. D. C.M., Ph. D. Rev. james C. Morris, C.M., A.B. Rev. Mifhilel TUIUUIYY, Rev. Vincent R. Young, C-M-, A.B. C.M., M.A. Rev. Thomas Talbot, Ph.D., Litt.D., Chairman Paul V. Hale, M.A. C.M., A.B. "When men understand each other's meaning they see, for the most part, that controversy is either superfluous or hopeless." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University 25 Rev. Michael 1. Kennedy, "This is literatureg not verbal symbols of thingsg not mere words, but thoughts expressed in language." Rev. joseph L. Boegel, C.M., A.B. Rev. Donald Kinney, C.M., A.B. r Dr. Eric K. Buchterkir- chen, Ph. D. John Henry Newman The Idea of a University Rev. P. Austin Derrig, Richard C. Doherty, C.M., A.B. LL.B. ' 4 t 'YA 6 :H .5 -1 Leo -I. Maloney, M.A. Rev. Michael j. Tumulty, C.M., A.B. Domenick A. lanuzzi, john AI. Ryan, M- A- M.A. . 4 tff Ewa. 'fs Q vt -i I l I 19' l ff: ' I. . .,' -'E .'-ifiiz 4 i . iid? 1 ., t S,:QT.:'g B ,. if Rev. Vincent R. Galchus, Dr. George B. Banks, Dr- Eric K- BUChfefki1" Ralph S. DeRosa, M.A. QM., M. A.: Acting Ph,D,, C,E, chen, Ph.D. Chairman Domenick A. Ianuzzi, Rev. jose h A, McBride D John Ryan, M.A. p , gmiel W, McGuirg, Thomas B. Lynch, A.B. A M.A. C.M., A.B. . M. ' amgcmgea "The literature of Greece, enriched by the literature of Rome, together with the studies it involves, has been an instrument of educa- tion, and the food of civilization, from the first times of the world down to this day." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University Thomas ,Y ga.. Rev james L Walsh B. Lynch, Rev. William A. Devine, C.M., M.A., Chairman Rev. james C.M., M.A. 'n ,,. .,. ,'9 l J. McDonell, ' Rev. William J. Thomas, C.M., A.B. .,--' i .,,, ,. ,X I Ifwwf' f?" V ,ins-Q4 1 I "Some sciences are the bases of arts, which carry on to results, tangible and beneficial, the truths which are the subjects of the knowledge obtained john Henry The Idea of Sister Mary Eucharista, O.S.F., R.N., M.S., Chair- man Rosemary A. Bartenstein, Patricia E. Burns, B.S. R.N., M.A. H, ' 0 , 'ffm W I sf: ' Maxine D. Campbell, R.N., B.S. Sis Mary Cordia, O S F Sister Mary Cyril, O.S.F., 1 'I " fifth M'QQ3t'igh? . gi 3 , 1" PV A . ' 2 zu.-wi ., , 1 -A R N M.A. s y ' M.A. Newman a University Joan Dineen B.S. Mar A- Dineen RN .K .V . V. ,T ,,?lk.,-,4 f,-. . ,V ., ,Wy L,.,...fw:.1',.f- . 3. t '.l,A"l fi NT' ff 'Q1 'i'..n.-1 w Sister Eugene Joseph, Sister Mary Jerome, vifginiao Kiely MA Elsie M O'Lea RN . , . . . ry, O.S.F., R.N., M.S. O.S.F., R.N., M.S. B S . . in 0 , V. 'L Q, ' . , u - . .va , A Lt. Col. john H. McKir1non, B.S. lst Lt. Edward B. Capt. Iohn W. White, A,B, I Schneyer, B.S. Bushover W' 'H-"WA " " ' - '44,-......,.. ,,.. ,.,..,. ., ,. l E i i 5 M 'E'- MfSgt. Philip Schneider loughby 2.7. "A complete and generous education fits a man to perform justly and skillfully all oiiices, both private and public, of peace, and of war." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University Major Harold W. Luke MfSgt. Frederick A. MfSgt. William Wil- A.B. rw ... .-.mv --v- ,M , ,aw-wma .wmrnvwm S.F.C. Edward I.. Souney Capt. Albert A. Eagler, Capt. Albert D Robeson MfSgt. Francis R. Hailey MfSgt Kenneth F Hering Lt. Col. Samuel J. Kail, B.S., Chairman V wwf' Dr. George B. Banks, Ph.D., C.E., Chairman Rev, James C. Morris, C.M., A.B. 'fx N: 5 Rev. Edward Kiernan, C.M., Ph.D., Chairman "To give a conception of development and arrange- ment around a common centre." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University Rev. joseph S. Breen, Charles C. Hillegas, Rgbeft H, Mayne, M5 C.M., Ph.D. B.B.A. fn" Gilbert R. VanBrocklin, Rev. Eugene W. Wormer, B.S. C.M., A.B. Rev. john Trainor, Nicholas 1. Caggiano, Jeanette Schreiber, M.S. CM" M'A' M.A. S.W. calf Dr. I. Frank Magavero, Rev. john A. Murray. Karl M. Schmitt, M.A. Ph.D. C.M., A.B. , Daniel W. McGuire, . . . to dispel the narrowness of conceited ignorance. M A Chairman john Henry Newman Idea of a University Dr. Thomas H. Morton, N Dr. Lawrence J. Kiely, Edward J. McKeegan, Ed.D. M.S. Scam! Dr Warren K E lof . . g , Ph.D., Chairman "With the object of training them to fill their respective posts in life better and of making them more in- telligent, capable, active members of society." john Henry Newman Idea of a University Rev. John 1. McDonnell, C.M., M.A. Ph.D., Ch.E., Chairman 'Yi li 5 4 'V rf Vincent D. Napoleon, John G. Scully, M.A. B.S. 31 2 comming "Commerce aifords scope for the highest and most diversified power of mind." john Henry Newman Idea of a University john T. DeSantis, A.B., Richard C. Doherty, Joseph Gel-bagi, LL,B, LL.B. Charles C. Hillegas, B.B.A. M ,t ..,-, . , ,,,.,,, Rev. Vincent E. Trunk C.M., A.B., C.P.A. 32 0 Francis Cannan, M.A., Chairman is , fl? 'Pix N Q Everett W. Ockerman, B.S., M.E., Chairman LL.B. Charles M, Hugfleby, Edward D. Mahoney, Arthur W. Sherman, B.S., LL.B. A.B., LL.B. A C.P.A. Amhoni' L- Angeline, T- Henry Murphy, MA- Eugene Torchia, M. M.A. Ed, . lik Rev. V 55' 'w Q favs- . f ri XR V4 .a .- a IX 42, . Mr. Charles Edgette, B.B.A. I 'X' 'E F ?" Rev. john F. Shealjan, C.M., S.T.D. Q N 1 1 A I I E 1 5 "fx-he G- Keiffef, Rev. Robert J. Arway, Rev. Francis A. Atmore, Rev, Francis X, Des- C-M., J-C-D-, Dean C-M-, M.A. C.M., A.B. mond, C.M., s.T.L. Rev. Norbert F. Geis, C.M., M.A. .1 Rev. William E. Katzen- berger, C.M., LL.D. 4... ..., V Rev. Paul Sommar, C.M., M.A. M.-f - 'qu-:nr ., 4:6 Rev. Bernard E. Tierney C.M., M.B.A. , X 5.1453 Rev. James M. McGlin- chey, C.M., S.T.D. .WN Rev. John Trainor, C.M., M.A. my , Rev. Vincent E. Trunk, Rev. Warner K. Walker, Rev. James L. Walsh, Rev. john E. Yofmg, C.M., A.B., C.P.A. . C.M., Ph.D. C.M., M.A. C.M., j.C.D. I 1 The Class of 1953 HE CLASS OF '53 is composed of students from each of the five colleges of the University. They have a full range of major interest Helds but have reached over the course of four years a unity based on friendship, a common philosophy of life and on sharing this experience that is Niagara. They have worked together on big projects like their junior Prom and have cooperated to meet minor emergencies when the checks were late. They have given unconsciously to one another a balance of viewpoint that may be gained only through associating with and learning respect for those who are studying in different fields. They have learned to drop or ignore the minor differences between them and have come slowly to the beginnings of a maturity of thought that will stand them in good stead when the Class of '53 is united nowhere on earth but on these pages. -Xe LF? .4 Hin i ii 1, - ' ff., ' ' 4-ya-f I, ln' ,Q , ,, 3 Iii? Hifi? 5,gg'!4Q3! " 1 jlgk J! W 'nhl 2, 1 g 5 YI qf W. . " Q 'HIT ff A . 3.55102 2:55 uanfll 3 ' I I 9 3 8 I 11 0' it I 'J Maman: N 1 35 1 5' if ' . ' , ,. 'J:i,i., 1 I, A " "i i3 -eff-1--ff' T' fit . I ! 1'.1qg4, -M. , ' I! I Il' ly if V In r if ll!! J X c Q V1 H -w.. ...mn .. .., n " Ms - M,... ,.. 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Bulfalo, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. xl K- Michael Burke Thomas E. Burke john V. Burns New York, N. Y. Brooklyn, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. 39 We rf... y em- William D. Burns Angelo Butera John F. Butler John Cannaveno Elmira, N, Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Elmira, N- Y- Richmond Hill, N. Y. Q.. James T- Clare KCVHU H- Cleary Harold A. Condara Robert L. Crowley Newark: N- R0ChCSt0f, N- Y- New Hyde Park, N. Y. Ithaca, N. Y. l A A ' ' John Doherty . james W. Dowling John E. Duggan Robert G, English Charleston, Mass. Bellmore, N. Y. Lackawanna, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. 'iFv- 6' 5' Clarence J. Erickson Donald L. Farrell Harold J. Fink Dominick F, Finn, O.S.F,S, Brooklyn, N. Y. Albany, N. Y. Trenton, N. Lewiston, N, Y. f f I 'fi William F. Flay Frank L. Frani New York, N. Y. Oswego, N. Y. Francis W. Gagliano ' i W Rockville Center, N. Y. 65- cdencea Ernest R. Gideon New Hartford, N. Y. I ak., Francis AR. Genecco Thomas M. Gillespie, O.S.F.S. Canandaigua, N. Y. Lewiston, N. Y. S Joseph C, G0nfek,AO,S,F.S, Robert W. Hannah Gerard E. Hasselwander Lewiston, N. Y. Youngstown. N. Y- Lockport, N- Y- i Donald j. Healy Robert J. Healy, O.S.F.S. Dominick E, Iafmuzzi Mary Lou jerominek Rego Pafk, N- Y- Lewiston, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y, Niagara Falls, N. Y Frank E. New York, N. Y. K Brooklyn, N. Y. J. Keegan Louis A. John Kellick Kennedy Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. 1'6- Thomas M. Knebel O.S.F.S. Richard T. Kraus Addison, N. Y. Lewiston, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. S O x .A- I .M my , ' ,mv X N, , w X . ..f- 4 ,ffl ' . A gy '-.K Ji- . ge Mary Anne Lennon Leon P. Levand, O.S.F.S. james R. Lindsay Niagara Falls, N. Y. Lewiston, N- Y- Niagara Falls, N. Y. , .,.. f 1 a 1 x H Haf01d'A. McConnell Philip A. McBride Castile, N, Y, Niagara Falls, N. Y. -ug F. MCGHUU F John J. McMahon West Hempstead, N. Y. Brooklyn., N, Y, fa. Robert C. McVeigh james W. Maichle PCICI' J. Manzonc Rochester, N. Y. Dansvillc, N. Y. Auburn, N. Y. b,,l ,tr s 9' Thomas McAvoy Rochester, N. Y. S.,- m vw ---V -: nu- QyQ Q 1-'Msn' 'YZ'- Edward F. Martel Niagara Falls, N. Y. if A ' 1 . ' ' .,-.VW K. ' M- . . ...w- ea A 'rf fra '5 'W 'fly Kfiiis-. 'X it .ggnf " 5. l 'f .Q 4 I A.. hffm. Richard A. Miller M. jane Mullane ROHHICI F. Nicoletta John E' O,Brien North Tonawanda, N, Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Utica, N. Y. Rensselaer, N' Y- D ffm gy-:X ' ' O 2' Glen Falls, N. Y. -'53 'S-Z! 6660664 i 1 -- '-' Lewiston, N. Y. ,nw r V La. . .,., ,TL Q, . Q Frank A. Parry Joseph S. Paxhia Arthur H. Pell John M. Phair Rome, N. Y. Auburn, N. Y. Baldwin, N. Y. Atlantic Highlands, N. I Richmond W. Real Danneamora, N. Y. .J 1 .Z ri Peter E, Ricci Robert L. Ripley Utica, N, Y, Corning, N. Y. james C. Roth Canandaigua, N. Y. Y' George Schneider, Staten Island, N. Y. John J. Smith Philadelphia, Pa. , 5 a e a Dominic A. Sama Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Martin Ryan Ansonia, Conn. .mfmawm .. lium 1 John Skehan Patrick E. Slattery Glen A. Smith Mamaroneck, N. Y. Buffalo, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N- Y- Harry E. Southey George T. Starts Richard A, Touma Bristol, Conn. Douglaston, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N, Y, w F 24254 cmd aieacee I K li- . ' ww , ' 3 W .. 4: fi 4 V :A J' x ffiiv' ' "l ife -. , ilfxw, ' -' 1 'f Y V. f llfrfigl, ,lim john Walsh New Britain, Conn. Paul F. Turrobene Alfred A, Valenti john A. Wall Rochester, N. Y. Rochester, N, Y, Dexter, Michigan f Q .bi 1 Charles G. Welch R. William Wende Richard E. Werner William Whalen Rochester, N. Y. Buffalo, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. Lgwville, N, Y, ,- ,,,,, 1, .. r K .zmvynww m5...,,,. Jm, 2f'5i"k"fif' v- fiuk""5e-' I 1 A-0 I A.. 'tru QVA is Zixiifj vt wang ' . ,q.g, N Q Q 7 .,' ., , .Y fniii M: v .J .A 4 . - Q 0' 1 rd? ,.. 4- ' A :' M, '. .. , f I .Q . , ,, ' 4 ff . , lt, ' ' J' ,w .SN . A-1 ul. I-'.:f': angqjs. A ' A ' " y Q"Q ,. - x . V I 'V gf .-. if - .tv . ' . ,.. 'w ' tw 1 lg, a 1 .La ,M Lv ju , Qiijivgt -4 tgirl .sg lr.: 2 X' rg , A '44, . nh - I , 14' . -.' 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' ' ' f - dv var ' -'lx u , I ' , 3 ' . -04 - , 4 , ,,.'u,,,- fl .I A . . 3,5 . xl 5 N' -'Q L H .L 491 5, ', ST ,al , I L . 1 . ff , ' 1 -X yy Y . q . ff:-f.-..:S' -h f , lf- -- if ' 4-fr A. 4' g 1 9 Ni .W - 21' 'N , I- ff, , L' gif 'Q A Q' .'g, 3 - I 1, . , , f gsv- f , -,-as I 1 ' , L -... , , ' W , 5 A q 'I ll' - il I :V 4xg 1" ai " , H ll' I 1 'N :Ii 1 A LQ' ,tl ' 1 I H4 7 5' Q , rll an ' 1 , 14'- ...nr -. -1 K ug .'.."' I ,-' x ff" X . ' s f I. QL. 5 v- Rl' Q ' N jf' .1 I . si-" . -5 X 5 fm-mir .9 I mg. ' U 'A' dpi" S" N , x- P-. 5 q..s 5' ' , s. , r .Q . - W .gtg , ' Q " ' a' , 1. . ' gm . hu Q il 'f ,bf 'is X 'QQ is-. QQg,M?PLi.., S, B wax , Ln Vo 6 96:-sg X gi wish of Xluvxi' 4,dw"49!g-3 LUV HA-l M55 11941 af Om .lady df filwgela 'Qad . , . deaamea de wdjeet mcuftez all cz aoieucefmwida cmdmofzeaadle dan may aftiauhdioiazemdadedmdecwzleaf aecalaz education. " fain gfemy 7leeumcue We 'Mm af 4 Ztnwmezq NH. Q s-,QQ VERY REV. FRANCIS X. DESMOND C.M., M.A., S.T.L. Rector of Seminary Mpilli-f R v. ELMER RE C.-M'9 3'C'B' . f Studles af0mlddQ0f REV- ROB ERT J AR mu S, CM WAY O ', Vme'R6Ctor gf Seminary Y I -1... .. . ..:.,,,7., K . Thomas E. Crane John C, Dee Buffalo, N. Y. Troy, N. Y. ...J Thomas Greene Edwin J. Kaukus Jiltuaica Plain, Mass. Buffalo, N. Y. Robert E. Lee john T. Lichtenthal South Portland, Maine Cheektowaga, N. Y. Springfield, Mass' f Buffalo, N. Y. Whitehall, N. Y. Buffalo, N. Y. 'B' ' M. Perrclli Waltcrblxry, Conn www x Buffalo, N. Y. 'K Zmozynaln The Very Reverend President, Francis L. Meade, C.M., with Assistant Rector, Robert Arway, C.M., and Rev. Elmer Kieffer, C.M., Dean of Studies. FF'F'f"cy "Theology is a subject so mysterious in its fullness as to lie beyond any system. It teaches of a Being, Who though the highest, yet in the work of Creation makes Him- self, as it were, the minister and servant of all. The laws of the universe, the principles of truth, the relation of things to one another, their qualities and virtues, the order and harmony of the whole, all that exists, is from Him." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University N""W'r Row I Seminarians , n I nun. Q '.i2m,m'j?'Lf.u mfmmi' H , ' i E sg. ,.-f-f"' K' 'EL mf.,. '?t.1' P if' , if 2 .E K.: L 'E ,..- gb' :MY ,., V rw .qc Q. if E 1 The Very Reverend Rector, Francis X. Desmond, C.M., and his assistant, Rev, Robert- Arway, C.M., talk things over. 55 larian the Very Reverend Francis X. Desmond, C.M., received Holy Orders in Philadelphia. The immediate years, found Fr. Desmond studying in Rome. Four years, of teaching Church History in the Vincentian Scholas- ticate in Germantown, Philadelphia, were followed by the duties of Assistant Director of the Seminary of Our Lady of Angels here at Niagara University. Fr. Desmond served as Director of this Seminary, and held the highest seminary post, that of Rector. the rectorship of Mt. St. Mary's Seminary at Emmits- burg, Md., was entrusted to his care. This appoint- ment was a singular one, both for Fr. Desmond and for the Vincentian Fathers, in that it marked the first time in the history of that institution, founded in 1858, that the Rectorship was filled by a priest of a religious community. Amid the regrets of all con- cerned, Fr. Desmond left Mt. St. Mary's, returning in to Niagara where he has since served as Rector of the Seminarv, L14-r Very Reverend Francis X. Desmond, C.M. Q .I .. . .LT..-...-.IE- '.1n2.,n-- - 3 gt ' 1 K l is ,-'K . about S as 1 T 21 f if 'Mi 1 'ir- Reverend William E. Katzenberger, C.M. FI- Michael J. Flannery, C.M., was ordained to the H0151 Priesthood in Philadelphia. His first six years, Were spent here at N.U., first as prefect and later as Spiritual Director. The following five years Were devoted to the preaching of parish missions: HS 21 member of the Motherhouse Band in Germantown, assigned to the Mission House at Groveport, Ohio, and With the Mission Band in Springfield, Mass. In FY- Flannery returned to Monteagle Ridge to reassume the duties of spiritual direction of the collegians, in Which capacity he is still engaged. Fifty years ago, on April 25, first appointment, from Seminary in the same city. The next six years, from St. john's, Brooklyn, N. Y. to Niagara where from This post was followed for three years, from For the succeeding nine eventful years, from years at N.U. TWO Yeafs, passed, and once more, in the 1903, Fr. William E. Katzenberger, GM., 1903 to 1906, 1906 to 1912, 1912 to 1915, 1915 to 1918, 1918 to 1927, 1927 to 1929, Fall of 1929, to Niagara and has since taught Theolo.gy was ordained in German- town, Philadelphia. His found him as prefect of the Vincentian Preparatory were devoted to teaching and directing discipline at Thence Fr. Katzenberger was Director of Our Lady of Angels Seminary. by those of Vice-President and Dean of Niagara Uni- versity. Fr. Katzenherger was Sup- erior and President of the University, finishing fifteen devoted to teaching Theo- logy in the Vincentian Scho- lasticate in Germantown Fr. Katzenberger returned and the Liturgy of the Mass. K7 1 14 dmchdah adam 'Qnmwzce czffozala coupe fam Ze ddgkct' and moat ddauaifded ,eaeaew of mind " fain Wang 7Zeumncm We 'Mm af 4 Zzmmua, CHARLES G. EDGETTE Dean Q Miss HELEN BIENKOWSKI Secretary to the Dean eaflege af gacdvaeca ' ' Zmftfckuz 1 .1 v l Richard Albano Sylvio H. Albert Raymond F. Allen, Charles M- Buffy Chicago, Ill. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Marcellus, N- Y' ' K gm , X55 UF Ula, Niagara Falls, N. Y. Somebody has to win. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Sv N X A fiw .1 r 1 M. Carosella Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rye, N. Y. Albany, N. Y. Richard F. Crilly Peter Damick Rochester, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. Za ' john Daniels Edward B. Dean Niagara Falls, N. Y. Croton-on- Hudson, N. Y. , ' 'N M"'fe... fe ' R , Endicott, N, Y, Long Island City, N. Y. Joseph P. DeSantis Hildegarde F. DiNardo Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. 62 The Queen of the Military Ball and her escort receive a salute. ...v if John A. English John B- Dougheftl' Joseph F' Dudas George B' Evan? Niagara Falls, N. Y. Great Neck, N. Y. Y DePeWv N- Y' Youngstown' N' ' il 2, U .....,... A '.,g , lg A. 3 FJ . 'il VN' -f ,. x james V. Ellis Niagara Falls, N. Y. li " Y-bi Q. 'uf va Y' la , x f, ' f . ,. 2- ' - .gn -' - . ' ' ig... I e , ffl - Q . J . GQ ' , ." S . A 1 .,,, --N x fy C I -X 2M.1'1.Q' f 5- -Q A I Sf-. V l I . , Q 'u all swf!! - .. p ,Mg af I ff' Q! - r ' . 'Wi ' II " , ' ffm M ,. . ragga? w ., D 'l "Q',...-'jf 'Nil We s xv.: S f "r J . wp I f 5 i: ' " ., X. ,, .-.53-,.:. fi. ,. A ' - -w3,,...-mgw 3 Q ..,. 1 vs., 13-A rl i : , A . , v 1' " Z- V A They keep the powers-that-be happy. Elmira, N. Y- .wx - - ' ' llinen - ' P t r E. Gauharou Wrlham P. Greashelmer Raymond I-la NlV1liiE1fAF1i1wif efianeck N- J. S0mmi11e,N-1- Newark' N' Y' ass , - ' ' K- john F. Hammerstoqe Frank Hargrave Albert E. Hart Daniel F. H6I1Ch6y Easton, Pa. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rockville Center, N. Y. Freeport, N- Y- Robert E. Bound Brook, N. rw I ' Qi' 1. ' .' Y. li.5.f.1f3g'i-:Q-. . . .A l,-'cel' . 'fix 4, sd- '41 JJ.: -'fl'-' ' Richard N. Hens Hamburg, N. Y. Harold Horan Robert N. Hughes Waterbury, Conn. SYFHCUSC, N- Y- 6, ofga' .3 Q23 ' J , Q 5 !, ll if V Robert W. johengen john Jordan North Collins, N. Y. Springfield Gardens, N F A W lf. A-in ML- L ,Q Durward W. Kay Thomas J. Keenan Robert A. Keller Joseph A. Kerin Niagara Falls, N, Y, Rochester, N. Y. Corning, N. Y. Scarsdalc, N. Y. I I I f'-B' George R. Kouchemvy Charles R. Kracht Chester Krawczyk Edward F. Leavy Wickford, R. 1. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Brooklyn, N. Y. 1.-ml . 1, ., 1 L, ,g ,,.-, John V. Madden Charles F. Magee George J. McCullough Bernard J. McQuade East Orange, N. Balboa, Canal Zone, Panama Oswego, N. Y. Oyster Bay, N. Y. William T. Maher Beacon, N. Y. Carl j. Marrocco , Rochester, N. Y. of IM. 'bail 7 ax, The link between home and school. W 4 .fl an I? ' " U J X f qv Y .V "'l if t 1 if Andrew M, Mento Walter B. Mittermeyer Robert L. Moore Harry Morrison Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Lynbrook, N. Y. dh- .Ll w George M. Murphy William j, Murphy Edward P. Niedziadowski Rochester, N. Y. Lockport, N. Y. Buffalo, N. Y. 2 c o o o George Noumair Asbury Park, N. just waiting for some information. fs- john O'Connor Lorne P. O'Connor Brian P. O'Malley . Carmine M. Palleschi North Tonawanda, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. -1i'w"-Qi' 4' .f mi John Plehler Michael Popovici Richard D. Prince john C. Rubins ROCh6St81'- N. Y- North Tonawanda, N. Y. Springfield Gardens, N. Y. Snyder, N. Y. 1 ,A- rl U J. Schafer Donald R. Schreiber Niagara Falls, N. Y. Palmyra, N. Y. Syracuse, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. Roland J. Shafer john P. Shandorf Gary E. Smith Norman E. Stadler Niagara Falls, N. Y. Amsterdam. N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. Buffalo, N. Y. f. I. s'9.n,M I ...V-, . . , .ff . y ur' 2 'Q-N 'H if if 4, . ,K A .fl 4 A Weldon J. Srurdevant Roman J. Szyba Richard J. Terry Fred E. Voss Canadaigua, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Glendale, N. Y. all gun l 6055676 Q Lv-f-We I ZQWNNQ of 1 gaadaew ,4a!m6w64.Z9mZ6aa 2Z??'C4e5ecv0rf4Z?P'W e,5' Of W Wu M NW fn W W. M W VW 1VgW1W,4u WN' I WM W! fy W fi if Wm, V Wm ,MM lllllfvk Will, Joseph 1-1. Walsh William R. Weckesser Marcellus, N. Y. Rochester, N. Y. lil... all! 'rw ....,...,,, W I 'N lyk. J Mx ve-vv -.. , William Welch j, .Fred Whitney Peter T. Williams Robert W. Wright Rochester, N. Y. Susquehanna, Penna, , Hamburg, N. Y. Oswego, N. Y. "U-P .4 ,- rfui 'H' -5 5 gf f' ,. 4. fa? N 4? ,, e l 1 , r fp 1 li 0 v - Q L. 1 S y 61439, lvjfq 7, ' - , 1 l .air qu7irU"fk :gl 111 iff ff X 1 i . - T , l 1 Fax 1 ,' 4 ,N 15 above G u Housed within the sturdy walls of Alumni Building is the collegian's chapel. Here activity starts at daybreak with the offering of the Sacrifice of the Mass on one or several of the altars. In another sense activity here never ceases, to the masses and around the clock students come to spend a few quiet moments lifting up their hearts in the Divine Presence and leave to take up with new resolve their student life. ,gil W G Q. ohmla , . I T ,., wil "7aafzd0az'aL'e4a4eael6mazeum4L'Je eemnwdqzzezeaeanamfdehwpamae- zqwawmzwdempaa-deqmzdaaea dzmdzzagaawzzmrpeam kdmaleweiie mei' 1 fad!! 7Zemmmp We 7464 of 4 Zimmer? REV. MARK MULLIN, C.M., Ph. L. Dean ciaafafg ccufian I . I.-ii . f1'Y'.' . KCQ, 'M B - '. A+" - . . Q .Y , 4 ' 'F fam. l . MISS MONICA GLAVIN Secretary to Father Mullin 4l . Marguerite M. Bergeron james A. Christian Mary Lou Considine Niagara Falls, N. Y. Oswego, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. .asia I ,A-fl fl me 1 whstkwgw , n 1 A,--V Q-'NQFY' , V- ,V .x- ' . A ..,, :w:3.:-:tit ,. , YT, Q1 Lug wg.. -F fi ..-N 1 .M .. A.-tl-IL mv - A-'v-above u. -Q. N ' -ij 5-E' :asv 9 Lnwgf 5 ni TA . -waits' '!"'- "wq,i- .f-..h'.a'ig!',' g , W, , .- ' ' ' , .., . . a rg- 3,,,s.,,,,., ,, K ' f -Q V .-'-,l. 3jKf"f,J1'4T-2. iiff' .' iw ' 9' f'g..L,,.'i' Q i?1QY'5'f'll's1'3'i6'i5'fE?',i'-f 1-'ciii"f'25'r'-,flap-254,51 I'-"' 'iwrf' ...f A 'QfFf1"'fWiP w i ' Wglip ' .'- xTerai.ifr1lff..!evf.-T. l'1k"3ii -4-. .... -A 'w iv.. . .. i . i "Wi-'P'-ff - '- 4' wi-.ofa-V f 'f....w'-'-..-. ' 1' 4 KU 1"U"'- , ma" - , ' ' 1"blFm'r' ' .C i 2"-"'?."'.'y '. f.'T.fi4,-'I .-I . -' '-.-W ."2H?'f,."f v,." ' f'?"'. f 5 ' "l'l"' 4-w:33'aLi5i'41f2'Z'w l'-.?s'-iw.'-- .rw-f.?W7:w21f i na-- lu" 'S29'-W""1'.f"3Sv-'Rv+2"fQ1.52lFl! .. 4, fl .. .N W , f'QAtsl11'4ej" ,,r I., .rg mv.-' '. . ' rw' yn , . ,,1, A. Q, "QP-Jw-.fft 15' fe " . v "The senior walk on a pleasanr day" fn ' as ' 1 V J, .,,:,r yr. , ,E . V "' W x Karen M. Gormley Harold Horgan John P, Lgvellg Niagara Falls, N. Y. BrO0klyI1, N. Y- Philadelphia, Pa. Anne E. Morton Donald L. Nickel Rennie F. Ryan Niagara Falls, N. Y. Rochester, N, Y, Niagara Falls, N. Y. i'f9':Q 'K V' SQ? .. af Y. ef. J' ieilli lfif'-5 iF .9274 Q 59" i f F, -2 Ann K. Coyle Niagara Falls, N. Y. . L1 E .LS-r 1 if Mary Lou Fritton Lockport, N. Y. joseph F. McCarthy Ridgefield Park, N. Helen M. Tarr Niagara Falls, Ont. 1 HOHVLV , ,, BIBLE wwf Y q,..ix..s. Mr. Bernard Dollen and Miss Nellie McLane '. ace me dpeadal inedzumeaff' The University Library ,.....---,...,---- -gnu-I in! thaw n n n o ON. 'll' ix ,ft J! ' v t 4 1 4' A s 'Some udencec me de 544444 of mu, :added may on ta eeaalta, Zangddle and de 024454 :added me de auljeote af de fain Wemy 7Zecamcm We Wim of cz Ziaulaeudtq 6044694 af WWW SISTER MARY EUCHARISTA Dean JEANNE C. DONALD S Q 7 Secretary to the Dean Edwina J. Bennett Holland, N. Y. I Sister Mary Carmel, S.C.M.M. Mary T. Carved Sister Mary Charles, S.C.M.M. jean T. Cleary Niagara Fans, N. Y. Woodside, N. Y, Niagara Falls, N. Y., Niagara Falls, N. Y. Florence J. Daloisio Patricia M. DeFeli,ce Dolores F. Dugan Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. ' Niagara Falls, N. Y. Caroline E. Kautz Niagara'Falls, N. Y. ' Sf Joan E. Patterson Sanborn, N. Y. Betty Spaulding Niagara Falls, N. Y. Joan A. Kleinhans Lockport, N. Y. FY: Sheila L. Read Niagara Falls, N. 56" F ees- , g' 9 . . ix 1 , Alice R. Tracy Buffalo, N. Y. Claire L. LeFrois Rochester, N. Y. l Dolores A. Rotella. Y- Niagara Falls, N. Y. RN y -E- Frances O. Welch Minerva, N. Y. fr . W 5 he - 1 fl!!-SS' if V f em, LM. V. W., U was N", .. HU' '- 1-TW wp, Irene Elia Niagara Falls, N. Y. Mary Joan Lenhart Niagara Falls, N. Y. 1:5 .I ,Q .i . -, E.,"'w.. 1 FN' t - 411, . Florence M. Rymer Niagara Falls, N. Y. -Ig .ata '1- pa, if A 34' to A ' ' . 1 -J ii" l Katherine A. Zurmuhlen Staten Island, N. Y. . . Q, ,.. " we ss-'44 , ,vpvini f lv 5 Al X Uf w M G' A .J ,ZX 'xvkf ,. ea W IN MEMORIAM iw 'N chard N. Hens William P. Murphy N Donald L. Nickel James G- Sweeney, JI'- I .f. I. .f, 7. .X my 15,7 Tl, IW! mi. . M , ,V S i, 9 5 'Wi ' ii 'NMA' il :qw ' W I Q 1 P '1' I Y i . No effort of ours can hope ro express the sorrow that was felt by every Niagaran at the loss of four of our classmates in the tragic airplane crash on February 13, 1953. They exemplify ro us the spirit which will always be Niagara. Zqbwziment' of 77Z6Z6z'azq dence Z f ? 'iwufpkuandwomouedamdonflwa mm tapezlfoam waxy emdaddlfally all agam, had mmumdpadae. ofpmu, fain 'Zfeww 7Zecwuem W'- M - 7Ze'74ma,4aZimm.wcg va Leo P. Boucher Thomas E. Burke John F' Buflef k ' ,Sl james A. Christian Harold A. Condara Kgvan Cleary Robert J. Coccola 1 ,. y, Peter K. VDami,ck J05ePh Desaflfis QQ, 4.-T'3J john B. Dougherty james N. Dowling J05ePh F- Dudas Uqacm meal! ' Jiang cdence A mirrored view of Varsity Village with Timon Hall in The background z A James V. Ellis Robert G. English Clarence Erickson Harold Fink ur' W M, William J, Flood Frank Gagliano Francis R. Geneco John F. Hammerstone QL.. if- . -'53 A Daniel F. Henchey Robert E. Hendricks Ridlafd H905 Harold Horan in 1. F Q, ,,. 0 D' Christopher Horgan Dominick Ianuzzi "Father Meade reviews the troops" Zopm meal of '6 my dence Robert W. Johengen John Jordan '37 as-, If-g ohn Kee an Bernard . Kenned George R. Koucherav Thomas M. Knebel J g Y Y 5 ," ,, Philip A. McBride Harold A. McConnell. John McMahon Bernard J. McQuade "The fall review" "J -, Carl Marrocco John E. O'Brien Robert J. O'Brien ' I-Orne P. O'C0rm0r i 5,-1 13- I U fi Carmen Palleschi Frank A. Parry john N. Phair james C. Roth John C. Rubins we 4- P The drill moves inside during the winter. Martin Ryan James L. Sapienza 'Q ' !.'!,,,jVllwyf.:Q ., I Gary E. Smith Harry E. Southey N0rman Sradler Ill Ill rfb. K, Richard T. Terry Paul Tuttobene ' Alfred R. Valenti X .fl Nuggk F 4 MYR WS? William R. Weckesser William J. Whalen J. Fred Whitney Robert W. Wright r xl w. ' 3515 ,xii 'fx' '- Q r K Qdgfin A nn-H' 1 J N 7-.iG'f,.f.S.,. .4 ' K J 315,-'iw , r Y A ,gf ,- A1 QQ' Q Q ik .QQMH "N'4S.Wfv.a- 0 ull' REVIEW -M. . xy A J Vx , 'whit is wp 1 L rf-X i 'ff W gg' Fire EP- if Cadets sneak a hurried cleaning job on their weapons before annual review. Col. Kail presents class sponsors with awards. Those early morning rides to the range. 44 lv- R. U. T. C. Bob Wright ta Captain White gives the boys a few pointers. '1-f eiii' Summer Camp kes over. . I L , Yi,-I if W' ' 1 ' M 41 UM M4 Q' 'UW ' 4 PM "" ,- ggwr'fff 5 'f ' f',-L. ,i'f21g, ,wW, r r mmw.f,w"'T'f'w1gev :wil ,Sv -, . -,gLi:1ff, 4 , ,. , - pf A' Q VV M. N .M JP1., ' A - A ,V . 1 , ,. i .I 4, ,. - ff, . f. V ' - ., . 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V x -0:45 A M' 'K 'R 1 if -as 6 .lf r qi' C' A Qi? LN 195 y A Sigma The gym floor was filled with ner- vous juniors as an expectant hush fell over the crowded auditorium. Slowly the present members of Sigma Alpha Sigma walked forward to choose their candidates for Niagara's undergradu- ate honor society. The impressive tap- pingceremony of Sigma Alpha Sigma had begun. The competition for this honorary group is keen and usually the selec- tion of the candidates takes up a major part of the school year and presents a knotty problem for the members of this group. Scholarship, athletic ability,.and participation in the social life of the school are the requirements of this organization. Sigma aims to promote more acti- vity by its membership in these fields and to increase student participation and interest in the various aspects of student life. This select group of the senior class is a goal for which every upper classman strives. It offers recognition and honor to the outstanding leaders of the student body. The newly inducted Sigma mem- bers leave the auditorium. Marguerite M Bergeron Mary Lou Consldine Richard F. Crilly Peter Damick ames Dowling Peter Gauharou in Robert McVeigh Anne M01't00 Carmine Palleschi John Smith john Wall Frances Welch Katherine Zurmuhlen receives her gold Sigma cord from Father Meade. John McMahon President James Catterson escorts newly tapped faculty member, Rev. William B. Cadier, to the stage. nw' 'Sf 1 'way' Sigma members form an honor court during the Moving Up Day coronation William Whalen Katherine Zurmuhlen ceremony. .C .1- r5 97 , MR-a 'nv ' ,Ja I Gif ru!! 2: I XX. 351 Q 4 45' g , f ' fm3Qs'- 4 . V, 'X , , ., ,Q ' v 53 U f 5 ' Lg, K We - 3 ix Harold A. Condara Mary Lou Considine Richard F. Crilly John J. Cossentino Peter Damick John Doherty Clarence J. Erickson Donald L. Farrell Peter E. Gauharou Joseph A. Kerin john McMahon George Noumair Carmine Palleschi Robert J. Ripley Dolores A. Rotella Edward Schafer John Smith John A. Wall Frances O. Welch Robert W. Wright K , Ml UM me J' My Yin? "----.. .. , N ' r. 1 ? 1 5-,aff 'M' ' -4 A ' ' ... A, .Q ' J 5, 'N N px 1. .fy ff ,ff A X., ff? Q, . "N - , - 5 E Q, E C+ - A Q - M B. I I Q K E , 1 ' 1 I , ' . ,,, , ,A tg ... W" h,.,..,g..,.., -g,::.,,--M' '. P, 4 I IV: la Aj' 4 ' Q V fw 1' A I fm . .,... . 4 A I , :- QV 'f 1 ww .-1 V 1 -- , 1 '- ' - K, - ' "' A ,f,.iM,,, ,., . 3 lgfhmx M n"-'. f ' ', ' ' U V A ,.,,n . ..-. .-fa-v-, ' -Jnac " :nf 'Wynne ...,,,,,,,, ,M " nf-,g ,,,,..-an-""' "" I , qi. , L ,W ,,,.,.-4-QT" . -,M . V ..- K. ,- ' wmv. W, ...-M . ,,vH'Wi u x ,UM K . ..- x X4 ,,, ..,, ..----M N N x 1 """" Q N- I . vm ? , ,......w-""' -"' X--... ,A -. M...-4-""""V"" .....,..,....-v-.W , .Nw-rf' A wp... n L 1 F Father Sommar and Stun talk over one of the many headaches of keeping the Student Center in smooth operation. ,s . gli, 'Q igwffg ,V -- L, M 'qw 4 " 1:,,i,-VSWNW V 5, .- 'VJ ' arms .,.-uv-1" H " Um This page sponsored by the Perricelli Plumbing and Heating Co., Inc., 612 Niagara Street, Niagara Falls, New York. Faculty House Timon Hall 'Y' adam .-ui fi 'F' fi President, George Hagen: Vice President, Francis McManimong Secretary, Doris Andersong Trea- surer, Thomas O'Nei1l. Thanks are due to the Junior Class for the generous sponsorship of this page. l- I. DORIS ANDERSON, Grand Island, N. Y.: GEORGE R. ARMITAGE, Niagara Falls, N. Y., FREDERICK E. BACON, Niagara Falls, N. Y., ROBERT BARBER, Bound Brook, New Jersey. ALFRED J. BEBEL, Johnson City, N. Y., LAWRENCE J. BECKER, Long Island N. Y. WALTER BEECHER, Dansville, N. Y., JOHN P. BENNISON, Niagara Falls, N. Y.g PAUL BERRIGAN, Lewiston, N. Y., RICHARD BOISSIER, Great Neck, N. Y., EDWARD H. BROWN, Niagara Falls, N. Y., LAWSON BROWN, Niagara Falls, N. Y. fs.-' , 5 . ROBERT A. BROWN, Niagara Falls, N. Y., FRANK BRUSINO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., ROBERT J. BUCKLEY, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., VINCENT DE PAUL BURKE, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., GEORGE BUSBY, Brooklyn, N. Y.g JAMES A. BUTLER, Freeport, L. I., N. Y 1 ,1 .I I" .w 'ii 1 f JAMES W. BUTLER, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., ROSE CAFFO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., PATRICIA A. CAFFREY, Niagara Falls, N. Y.. RITA CALDWELL, Tonawanda, N. Y., ROBERT H. CAREY, Brooklyn, N. Y., JOSEPH CASWELL, Syracuse, N. Y. 1. lg iwgg-I, 93:13 . Qt ' .' D, . Q. Q NANCY CHASE, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JEANNIE CHERRIE, Niagara Falls, Ont., Canada, ALEX CIPRIANO, Brooklyn, N. Y., ANN MARIE CISZEWSKI, Niagara Falls, N- Y-S GERALD R. CLARKE, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., THOMAS B. CLARKE, Maspeth, L. I., N.Y. A! QQ-wk A' v fl ex N LQ IN. x QQ .mf 61 431311 E ,Vi MARY ELIZABETH COYLE, Niagara Falls, N. Y.. MARTIN CROWE, Valley Stream, N. Y. 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Il3 OFFICERS OF THE CLASS OF '55 Tom Denn, Presidentg Ray Durr, Vice-Presidentg Pat Sweeny, Secretaryg jim Shea, Treasurerg Rev. joseph McBride and Dr. Lawrence Ki.ely, Moderators. fg,,ZjQf Q. fav!- X -.- ml' nl ' Administration Building I I -...v-.1 W I 1 X WW ff ik M14 ! i B 1 V 1 I . Q Mvxw ,V I , MM '...4. If yu v X r' X s f' X I - in - .5 'Q-4 .., -g p Vt njfiyi fl 9 I 3 if ff Sf? A, 4... ,. . "3vL2","4 gs, .L - ,. V .l 8? Sv, 4. fl' Fifi? f - , llll5'95n" xl F3 . 5 Of .V A I x' ," 1 C Q ',-'. sh? ' .iiafw v . -5 I if-V, not I j N :T gil Jr" ., , ' i lmlgjf ,wx . , ,.,.' .ma P ft'0 ix' Q, . ?'f3Q"K 1,4 .,w. 'f ' X. SS 1 ' ' f , .- V w . xy?- , ., .. L I -4. ',' 4 'V ,- 1 5'-Qi' -Q, Fi 'sign :- . ,.., ,Vial f. .- ,I :-fr '4.-I-:Ty , ,. . It es, xx- J., Z 'J on ' f'.'f:. S' KU, rf' 'iq-11 .2 .' 739 fv .1 , ff f' ,gl ' P 'f ', -' v " , ' A n 7' 9 ff' . . .34 .j.',,' ,,' '27 In ' ' . I , 1. 4. v ,Huh Y H' , I g 1 X dv o H. 'v' "WW ' I ' ,ab ,Gi .21.Qa.' Q9 ' 'f 1 7' 'x ' ff .. 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Y. d'7 Wi ROBERT J. BRENNAN, Niagara Falls, N. Y., HAROLD BRIEN, Lynbrook, N. Y. yn HUBERT J. BROWN, Elizabeth, N. J., MARGARET J. BROWN, Niagara Falls, N. Y., GRACE A. BURGESS, Brooklyn, N. Y., CARL E. BURKE, Medina, N. Y., RAYMOND DURR, Utica, N. Y., MARY LANE BUTLER, Port Allegany, Penna. ,ps JAMES BYRNE, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., CORNELIUS T. CANAVAN, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: FRANK CARASITI, Medford, N. Y., RICHARD A. CASE, Niagara Falls, N. Y., MICHAEL A. CHAMBERLIN, Great Neck, N. Y., JOHN J. CHARLES, Johnstown, N. Y. 1 6 JAMES CLARY, Niagara Falls, N. Y., LAWRENCE S. CLICKNER, Watertown, N. Y., JAMES COLLINS, Corning, N. Y., SAMUEL F. COLOZZI, Rochester, N. Y., JOHN CONNORS, Richmond Hill, N. Y., CARL CONWAY, Niagara Falls, N. Y. IIT THOMAS CORCORAN, Syracuse, N. Y., JOHN COSTANZO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., WILLIAM J. CREREND, New York. N. Y., ROBERT D. CRONIN. Albany, N. Y., GEORGE T. CROWE, Niagara Falls, N. Y., VITO J. D'AGOSTINO, Brooklyn, N. Y. DONALD T. DALY, Pelham Manor, N. Y., WILLIAM F. DAVIS, Brooklyn, N. Y., JOSEPH P. DELANEY, Lansdowne, Pa., JOSEPH DEMARCO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., THOMAS P. DENN, Utica, N. Y., LARRY DOLAN, South Glen's Falls, N. Y. Z. glo- J JOHN DOWDALL, Niagara Falls, N. Y., WILLIAM DOWDEN, Glen Cove, N. Y., GRACE DOWLING, Bellmore, N. Y., DERMOTT J. DOYLE, Bronx, N. Y., JAMES F. DRISCOLL, North Tonawanda, N. Y., ROBERT W. DRISCOLL, Brooklyn, N. Y. RICHARD DUNN, IWellsburg, N. Y., THOMAS F. ELLIOTT, North Baldwin, N. Y., RICHARD ELLIS, Niagara Falls, N. Y., WILLIAM EWERT, St. Catherines, Ont., JOHN P. FALLON, Lewiston, N. Y., FRANCIS W. FEELY, Cohocton, N. Y. 'vi- . QL . X" . J, fl., a M . Q., , I 1 . .J '.".. 7' IL' " '11, V' ..,, . Jw ,.'. -f.'. nm.. -' - . gi 74 LOUIS FERRETTI, Tuckahoe, N. Y., JAMES FERRITTO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., VICTOR J. FISCHER, Williamsville, N. Y., EDWARD R. FLEMING, Pittsburgh, Penna., ROBERT FLORACK, Rochester, N. Y., JOHN J. FORD, Buffalo, N- Y- gi 5 is U' RALPH . FRAATS New Hartford N Y., DOLORES FRANCHES, J , , - ' Niagara Falls, N. Y.g ROBERT FRASER, Niagara Falls, N. Y. P DONALD GAFFNEY, West Hempstead, N. Y., BARTLEY M. GALLAGHER, Phillipsburg, N. J' 1 I 1 - .Q ' ' -Hia .SPE 9255123 A .warm JAMES F. GARVEY, Brooklyn, N. Y.g JOSEPH F. GARVEY, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y. 'iv- Ihu Q. JOHN GAVIN, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., LAWRENCE GERFIN, Niagara Falls, 'N. Y. 'Ky' A HUMBERT P. GIANSIRACUSA, Norfolk, Conn.: EDXWARDV M. GILBERT, Geneva, N. Y. -.....,..-N7 U az., . Q- A A x fr' , ' 'lf' . ,ff v A a z' rs f THOMAS J. GILLESPIE, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., PAUL GIZZI, Rochester, N. Y., THERESE GOERGEN, Buffalo, N. Y., DANIEL P. GOLDEN, Easton, Penna. Q- rv-A JOHN GRAVELLE, Watertown, N. Y.: THOMAS R. HAFNER, Rochester, N. Y., JAMES HAMILL, Genvea, N. Y., ROBERT G. HART, Hempstead, N. Y. 'W i 4 BARBARA J. HARTMAN, Miller Place, N. Y.: JAMES HAWLEY, Binghamton, N. Y., JOHN A. HEIST, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: HENRY J. HELAK, Lancaster, N. Y. Q' VIOLET HELWIG, Lancaster, N. Y.: JOHN D. HERRMANN, UtiCa, N. Y.g JOHN HOGAN, Sherburne, N. Y.: ROGER W. HOGAN, Hudson, Falls, N. Y. A , , , ,rx V W . ., 1 'NHM- ' H 'llkfaicfifh' F 1 'QV ' 1 fl . 3 . 's- ' f ' ,I W fl 'V X 1, .A . . if 1. V W!?' A " 4-1 .Q 1 -5 - - 7 L sJ'l?'Cf' yl ff l -- WV .. STANLEY G. HORAB, Niagara Falls, N. Y., CHARLES HOXIE, New York, N. Y., BRUCE HOY, Brockport, N. Y.: THOMAS J. HUGHES, Syracuse, N. Y. I20 ,K Q,1 , . Nh ' if - , L ig Q . rg-3 T' A .I 2 iflihifffz . . A 1 V. 5.'::"" I I .i -3 .. O 1 . x .-.25-Ffa WILLIAM J. HULTBERG, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., LANCER HUNT, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: CAROL M. JOHNSON, Saratoga Springs, N. Y.: DONALD E. KAY, Niagara Falls, N. Y. Y ,.., gi .. . 3 6 y' if , .4 EDWARD J. KEEGAN, Floral Park, N. Y.: SHELDEN j. KEENAN, Rochester, N. Y.: IRVING J. KIMBALL, Utica, N. Y., EDWARD J. KINEKE, Hackensack, N. J. Q W x ' V 9 as 10" - Ka. , y I 4. x I . . I .4 , V wa. DONALD W. KLODA, Sanclborn, N. 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Y., LOIS STAUEFER, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JAMES STEWART, Hornell, N. Y., GEORGE J, STRAYTON Rockville Centre, N. Y., ROBERT J. SULLIVAN, Bolivar, N- Y- PATRICIA SWEENEY, Elmhurst, N. Y.: JOHN THIELE, Rochester, N. Y.: JOSEPH T. THORNTON, Syracuse, N. Y.: DANIEL TOAL, Lockport, N. Y.: JOHN TORRELL, Newark, N. Y.: JERALD T. TRUESDALE. Niagara Falls, N. Y. I S, , rgbb . . . , - I ' my we ,. :SH 21. fi,I 1.j3.2' ' -. 1'-224' 1 ' -- AI we N E gflj J 3. B' r A' 5555 Q A V-Air 1- ' if fp- 5, ,, - is 'f , 245.5 ,. J. JOY VELTZ, Rochester, N. Y.: FRED WADSWORTH, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: JACK WALSH, Maspeth, N. Y.: PATTI WEAVER, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: HARVEY WEISENBERG, Long Beach, N. Y.: ROBERT F. WI'I'I', Crafton, Penna. EDWARD WOODS, Lewiston, N. Y.: WILLIAM J. WRIGHT, Short Hills, N. J.: STELLA M. WROBEL, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: PAUL YERICK, Larchmont, N. Y.: GRANT E. ZACHARY, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: CONSTANTINE ZEFFERY, Tonawanda, N. Y. ' z -11 v' My . .t yew: The Administration Building vw-'1---v illallnnmnrazuuvf-' Wwmbfwnrgmmmml . nah, . Hfiimqnlxi Mili- - Xf,-'.rJ"":-'mmww. "ff . V' Q 'wraw -f A i if ,.,n ai ff , Y 'V ,fv L1:,,. I i 'n" if " I 14-wx, ... -vw,r"11" 'Y' ' N, mr,.:,,, 1' . V , -if V, '1Yi.??U2'h!'fYg'fn f-ff f mfg1.:mi'-fin? i V 'W ,wa :WW 4,-Zwimffif' .A I f I I f X X x X 11, J XX xx Q , . X --bl , 5 V W - ' 5. ' N fix Lt x x , 1. N xg . Wu." K' n I x . v., ALFRED ADOMULIS, Yonkers, N. Y., JOSEPH AHEARN, Brooklyn, N. Y. DOUGLAS W. ALEY, Youngstown, N. Y., JANE ALF, Buffalo, N. Y., MARK L. BALEN, Lackawanna, N. Y. MARION BARRETT, Niagara Falls, N. Y., RUTH BASIL, Brooklyn, N. Y., JOHN J. BESCI-I, Lancaster, N. Y., GERARD BINSELLA, Auburn, N. Y. NICHOLAS J. BRESLIN, Philadelphia, Pa., JAMES M. BROWN, Utica, N. Y. NORMAN H. BROWN, Olean, N. Y., NICHOLAS BRUNO, Erie, Pa., NALDO BUCCI, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JANE ANNE BUCKHEIT, Port Allegany, Pa., MARY ANN BUCKHEIT Buffalo, N. Y., CLIFFORD BUCKLEY, Brooklyn, N. Y. ' PATRICK BLANCHFIELD, Amsterdam, N. Y., ROBERT BOORADY, Dunkirk, N. Y., RONALD M. BOSS, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JAMES F. BRADLEY, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., 9 RICHARD BYRNES, Valley Stream, N. Y., JAMES M. CALLAHAN, Fluching, N. Y. NORMAN F. CALLAHAN, Washington, D. C., RICHARD CANFIELD, Hnnt, N. Y., MARY M. CARR, Lewiston, N. Y. 5, DONALD F. CASERTA, O.S.F.S., Lewiston, N. Y., NANCY CLAPSADLE, Kenmore, N. Y., THOMAS P. CROWLEY, Utica, N. Y., LOUIS M. CUCCARO, Madison, N. Y. DAVID CUMBER, Norwich, N. Y., FRANCIS CURULLA, Oneida, N. Y., JOHN E. DELANEY, Skaneateles, N. Y., GERALDINE DeLEO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., DONALD DeLUTIS, Rome, N. Y., JOSEPH DeMUTH, Darien Center, N. Y. JOHN DeVINCENTIS, Honeoye Falls, N. Y., JOHN F. DeVITO, Utica, N. Y., CARL DiGIOVINE, Niagara Falls, N. Y., .JOHN J. DiPOFI, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JOHN DiVITO, Niagara Falls, N. Y, JOHN DONOHUE, New York, N. Y. I29 FIL- G, '. , . ,Q - " ,f- SIA- 2 1 "1- , 2. , , ' afQ:l+Q2+ 'sffi-1gQ,lE9:mf.,YJ1'1."""' rgimiw 5'1" 2,2-gff, W ' A H""""'l"W1l ' " "e.,,5lQ: :fi ' A 'W if ,-f l mg A-, g , ' A A 11:1 H L A 1 A fmmwiiz z f, ' ,' A f 'i ' K? f "V , l,A-fgaefia. ' ,1 , .. F ' vgQ.'gui:1,41.f .C Af - ' elgwql ,A i K Y, ,724 'yn J ig ? X A A , V- " n A M elif? A 1 , V, Af: V ? ,Y . N X ' 4 5, 5 I Y W 4:..A:fv'l" V, I, af THOMAS GOUKIN, Ashtabula, Ohio J A., Q A J KATHLEEN GREENE Niagara Falls, N. Y. MARY ANN HANNI- GAN, Gatun, Canal Zone ' HAROLD GRAINGER, Asbury Park, N. 1. FRANK GROTOWSKI, Topeka, Kansas JOSEPH HAYES, Roihester, N. Y. .. ,W .. 5'-. Jkiixx lxwv 1 ,s ' 5 I fm. RICHARD HEMMER, Dansville, N. Y.: LEO L. HOLLAND, Little Falls. N. Y.: DONALD HOMIK, Auburn, N. Y.: MARTHA J. HUGHES, Lackawanna, N. Y.. JOSEPH J. JAROSZ, Buffalo, N. Y., PHYLLIS J. JOHNSON, Port Allegany, Pa. . . JOHN J. JUSTIANA, Niagara Falls, N. Y.g JOHN KEEGAN, Syracuse, N. Y.: CHARLES T. KELLY, Ramsey, N. Y., JAMES KIRWIN, Rochester, N. Y., ROBERT KNAPP, Niagara Falls, Ont., GERALD A. KRAEMER, Brooklyn, N. Y. 1" tl Y . 1, - JN .A lr '- E r If ig RLCHARD KROETSCH, .ip PATRICIA KROMER Niagara Falls, N. Y. ' l I R Niagara Falls., N. Y. 5-vs. M- QLORIA IEUEHN, Dun- MICHAEL R. LAINO, klfk, N. Y. Oceanside, N. Y. M-ADELINE LAMB ROBERT LAURRIE Niagara Falls, N. Y. Niagara Falls, N. Y. ,av -1- 9.61 , I ,,, .A an 1, .L EE! 1 K I iff PM 1 i X N ! x ' ig Q snug., , - :gem - . 1 . -. ' f .Q . I :gag-::1:g,, ,.- - 5? 1 S v,-,-S:-agua 'VJ Q M-'4 .--gg.: .gm N jf 'Z T-gif 'Y' 'cr-"W u' YQ' iii" Y, '-4" wifi? 1- ...,f, .,. E . ,1..:"e- i- mrs, ,msf-'fi if ' ' Z'1w.Af'?1 nf- .-.vm .-.A-,--::,:.f.',,c:1-:...-fml11 EDXVARD LEONE, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: NORMAN C. LEWANDOWSKI, Dunkirk, N. Y.g JAMES LUCEY, Geneva, N. Y.g THOMAS LYNCH, Baldwin, N. Y., CHARLES J. MCEVOY, Brooklyn, N. Y.g GERALD MCGUCKIN, Rochester, N. Y. .N-.,,,wf mg! ,-..,+1fp-- , 'f ,.,, . , ,.. ,: 1'.,.,, 1 'T , , , 1 :M V .35 M 1: . ,qi aa, . an-va 1 , . . Q A.-,- . 1 I I I ,I J 5 if 'Sie my f F -. 2 , . 1' 5 V, Y .' si. H'-,iff 17? 5 rl f 'T 5 - ,L .--Q ,+L 1 5, ' l V ,L . V 3. -. . Xl A s V 'V . . Q, .gy 5 u -f 'Qi- . 41' D ' Q A ff' ' r-9, ,sh , DONALD MCHARRIS, Utica, N. Y.: RONALD MCHARRIS, Utica, N. Y., JOHN MCKENZIE, Glasgow, Scotland: JOSEPH B. MCNAMARA, Summit, N. J.: MARY MCNEIL, Niagara Falls, N. Y.: JOANNE MACHELOR, Niagara Falls, N. Y. BERNARD J. MAHONEY, Syracuse, N. Y.: EDXWARD MAHONEY, Niagara Falls, N. Y. Q-if if EDMUND E. MALANOWICZ, Buffalo, N. Y., ARTHUR MALLICK, Bridgeport, Conn. ' X . , :ff A' 'WQF HQQQ N-' iff ' ' ' ., , 'M ai f .2 if -+L. ' 'X 'C " iris ' "lf: sf c 6 . ,r ' 2 ' , ig in fl . X mfs"-W.. fi I, X ff. .llgfl H ,Q f , f' .- f f- ', V1 f ' Q54 wa. ' -1, ' , I ,v "" 1 - ,-riil. . . ' yiifi- l si ' i ' . Wi? ' Hill? F' ii DONALD S. MANGINE, Buffalo, N. Y.g CHARLES MARCOUX, Bristd, Conn. if .1 il' RICHARD MARIANI, Brooklyn, N. Y. g PATRICIA A. MARK, Saratoga Springs, N. Y. ta TFYZSY' MARGARET MARKEL, Flint, Mich., JEROME MARONEY, Syracuse, N. Y. "-GL' ' ""'f'iE.'i5:ff25 'Egilfii 'WaJ'l A we 4' if S., 3 f- Q , ., " .E K 515- ' A 1 A Y, Y fl x I .if fi. i .- -'f 1.3 ' 1i ,:2?5"?' 2 ,Agri frzfqmlglf JOHN MARTINI:-1, Stamford, Conn., JOSEPH MASCI, Mamaroneck. N. Y. fo-5 MARGARET J. MOLNAR, Niagara Falls, Ont., PATRICIA MOONEY, Niagara Fall, N. Y., DONALD J. MOORE, Utica, N. Y., JOHN MULVEY, Geneva, N. Y., JEANNETTE MUSCARELLO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JAMES G. NAVIN, Jackson Heights, N. Y. Wiz MARILYN NEDER, Hicksville. N. Y., NELSON OSA, Brooklyn, N. Y., PETER NEVILLE, Lewiston, N. Y.: JOHN J. NOLAN, Syracuse, N. Y., JANE O'CONNELL, Eggertsville, N. Y., EDMUND J. O'GRADY, Tonawanda, N. Y. . S av, - l 'Q' RONALD T. O'REILLY, Wfaterbury, Conn.: MARY O'SHEA, Niagara Falls, N. Y.g JAMES PALMER, Geneva. N. Y.: JOSEPH H. PALMER, Cloymans, N. Y.: DONALD A. PARKER, Elmont, N. Y.g JAMES PEABODY, Grosse Pointe, Mich. A GZ . FRANK PERCIVAL, Fluching, N. Y. JOHN J. PERRI Brooklyn, N. Y. ANTHONY PETRILLO, Waterbury, Conn., JOHN PULLI, Buffalo, N. Y.: BERYL RENNE, Jamestown, N. Y.: JOAN ROMMEL, Niagara Falls, N. Y.g JAMES ROURKE, Greenwich, N. Y.g JOHN S. SAUER, Depew, N. Y. ,MH--..,, ,LL . . , . f 1 , V. ,.,,kfav, Y I , Q. 55,5 Y. 7 " i fi 'Aw Ps J H 'Ut W ' V? . s RONALD SCHEIDELMAN, Whitesboro, N. Y., HENRY J. SCHIEFER, Lindenhurst, N. Y., DELORES SCHIFANO, Jamestown, N. Y., GLENN A. SCHULTZ, Snyder, N. Y.g MIRIAM SCIARRINO, Niagara Falls, N. Y., JOSEPH SCREEN, Rumson, N. J. JAMES R. SMYTH, Buffalo, N. Y. ,AJQ , .3 RAOUL SUBRANI, Rochester, N. Y. PHILLIP J. SEMENTILLI, Corning, N. Y., BEVERLY SHAFER, Niagara Falls, N. Y.g WILLIAM SIMPSON, Niagara Falls, N. Y., GERALD SMITH, Niagara Falls, N. Y., IRVING P. SMITH, Torrington, Conn., MARY R. SMITH, Lockport, N. Y. .- .'4'L', " I, - Q Q . - - V-ye, . .ff . . os, sawn ix if x as -3 .E ' .E afl, f . . Af! if JAMES SWEENEY, Elmhurst, N. Y.: THOMAS E. TAYLOR, Rochester, N. Y.. JOSEPH T. TEKERMAN, Trenton, N. J., JAMES THORNTON, Syracuse, N. Y.. GORDON C. TRUMPEHELLER, Kenmore, N. Y., BEVERLEY L. TUCKER, Niagara Falls, N. Y. gf -- .mrrrrflzr .1-:Ez V x . Lrggwga-r Mu x: . f A,- . Hg e n, ,wx . K -ligat - 1 '- "W l?fL-Fifi? . . T21 2 D I' N N an- Orr- uf it ALBERT VILLA, Bogota, Colombia, LAURA L. XVESTBAY, Massena, N. Y.: ROBERT WHELAN, Malvern, N. Y.g WILLIAM WINTEROTH, Rochester, N. Y., THOMAS WOLFE Buffalo, N. Y., RICHARD WRAY, Lynbrook, N. Y. 1441! 'Wmmlmmwfwmddewdfmd awuuncmupamuofdwvfww-WW-' fain Wang 7Zewmmv We vm of 4 Zindaautg 1 ,XE Q Nl n' ' x .. , n 'v , NN u 'K' 1 I 'ZY N 't it rg: . ,. l Y ,L ,A , f I ,, K5 x 1 0 Irgflisr ' f 'P 'W' ' las 'f C -U mu OYXWJ SQ! 'UW S, M., Ain... J. H J' v- . ' Y v f fkx A53 X, I ' x x, "Niagarans relaxing at the 'Lux': a familiar sight on any day of the week". These pages sponsored by the Luxury Lounge, Third and Ferry Streets, Niagara Falls. ' Student Council One of the most important organizations here or on any other campus is the Student Council. Its significance and importance lie mainly in the fact that it is the voice of the student body, providing a direct link to the administration, through the medium of repre- sentation. It is the democratic system on a somewhat smaller scale. Thus in brief this is the primary end of this body. But its opera- tions do not end here. Under the guidance of Rev. john J. McDon- nell, the Council moderator, it has been instrumental in bringing to Niagara outstanding men in the fields of Literature, Business, and Science to lecture on their respective endeavors, has formulated plans for the traditional Moving-Up-Day exercises, and has spon- sored the annual Freshman Welcome Dance, along with becoming a powerful force behind the drive for the building of "Radio Niagara." Robert Mc Veigh, President. Its Proiecfs . . . . . . Radio Niagara ' FF' ' H. . U H - -U' f' - v - Y, W .- , , V - --- --Y---nf - - -v V -' M, .., 11:9 SEATEDg joseph Kerin, Helen Wallace, James Reardon, james Higgins, Michael Charmberlain, joseph Palmer, john Cossentino, james Mahar, Richard Crilly, William Burns, Thomas Denn, james Hamill. STANDINGg Bart Nolan, Donald Rung, Rev. john J. Mc Donnell, C.M., moderator, Mary Lou Considine, Robert Mc Veigh, Robert O'Brien, George Hagen, and Andy Von Hendy. Moving Up Day. . . . Freshman Liberation Dance ...-N. v""'vp I Niagara's representatives to the N.F.C.C.S. Left to rightg joe Kerin, Senior Delegate and Regional Treasurer, Bob Mc Veigh, Regional President, and jim Higgins, Junior Delegate. A A Father McDonnell addresses the Regional Congress at the Hotel Statler in Buffalo. , ,,,....,... Fran McManimon poses with the members of his Family Life Commission after one of their discussions. 'ws Commission Chairman Richard Crilly, Father Trunk, and Mariology Commission members make plans for con- tinuance of the popular rosary broadcasts from Station WJJL. Liturgy Commission members meet with their moderator Father Boegel to formulate a future study program. Ls-ri' Left to right: Mary Smith, Pat Caffery, Mary Lane Butler, jim Reardon, john Cossentino, Paul Ash, Doris Anderson janet Goodnch To make the voice of the American student heard throughout the world and by those who shape national policy, and to give students a chance for an interchange both of ideas and of answers to vital student problems, this is the task that the National Students Association has drawn up for itself. N.S.A. is an association of student governments' to achieve these aims. Niagara's student council is represented in the N.S.A. by a Senior Delegate, john Cossentino, a junior Delegate, james Reardon, and by New York State vice-president Ed Lamb. The delegates work to keep the Catholic student voice heard in the N.S.A. and to effect a cultural interchange, through services to existing campus organizations. The N.S.A. at Niagara has recently initiated practical services on the campus level, bringing here the annual regional variety show, and setting up a Student Discount Service. Chris QWords and Music, Horgan and Marie Dudynski steal a scene in the N.S.A. Variety Show. 0' 740 dhmqew Wwfm an me waz' yah: gfemyz 'Me vmqazwmmf GEORGIAN Q em MW + Q, Q X ff XL GQ Y ON Hfaf ,Pt 0 1'0R Nfo t X 51, A O N 7- A R f O cgricgglssg 'WWW ff 1 M W Bw-Palo ' F or 3 'V - 4 E E I El 'lk fp 1 ' . 'ff f HWKKZ7 ' , x-ig? Ly W f,Q,Z71'mjIIQlQ E JPMES ww wgv,Ql.lnEg5 Xl . X - CLEV5lpN0 '-4 FQVJX fx' Edit! Zan x QNNS + + Prrrs. W 1 R The Moving-Up-Day prize win- ning Hoat sponsored by the Pi Nu Mu. Hennepin I buffalo 449 Knickerbocker Hennepin we Laid 3393? Father Walter F. Dirig, C.M. speaking at the Rochester Club Communion Breakfast. Q we "1-,ir 94 ' Capital llinlrld' Pi Nu ll .,,c'h. . of , wie. "Zz oo' Q Donors sign up for the Knicker- K ' J Uflal TwmCi1 bocker Club drive for blood. The V District Executive Committee - joseph Caswell, Syracuseg joseph DeSantis,Henne- result placed Niagara high up on t ping Raymond Pietak, Twin Citiesg james Farrell, Pi Nu Mug Pat Del Santo, Triple the list for college donors. Q Cigiesgand John Shandorf, Capital District. finqer Lakes. D E C 8116610 ...,.,.,-Aid. ti. I Our coverage of the District Clubs has been made possible through the cooperation of the members of the District Executive Committee. The District Executive Committee is a federation of district club presi- dents set up last year by the Student Council to promote inter-district club cooperation and to act as a clearing house to insure an equitable distribution of available dates for social affairs. The committee, although in its first functioning year. has sponsored a UTICA SYRAPUSE CLUB CLUB R t t' f th 1 b Rpchafer mifiiiigaillefhe Mlfyi C. ' day Paradekkct, qgffal 9x6 ' 1 District Executive Committee -- Francis Higman, Uticag Arthur Francella, Connecti- cut, Peter Damick, Rochesterg Ronald Batt, Buffalog Wiliam Burns, Finger Lakesg Don Nickel entertains the orphans and james McGann, Knickerbocker and D.E.C. President. at the Capitol District Club's PIIUMU KNEKEMNMXER YI WU. Hx xtgs we CLUB gb 0.66. fffllqfez Ufim ps., BUHLHIU joint District Club picnic, has aided in Moving-Up-Day plans, and is formu- lating long-range plans for a student lounge and reception room. Wheii D.E.C. reaches its fullest development it will be a truly representative body, and will take its rightful place in the ranks of campus governing organizations. Christmas Party. ' C . 9 Cotinetfiwi' we do i,l I ,a, finger Lake ,sp ewak Rochedzf- This is the time for all men to come to the aid of the party and can party. Sqmolue gapifal Dl5fI'iCl' LK 7' I 2 ff V 'ui K9 'ff V f D Q ,,,- 4 X 1 Q 5: q 5 Z W Q sf' - r gf, I I 5 x F Q S -0 sv 19l ff nfl :E E Xxx 5 3 :Yi P sf - 5 NSN? .b N :T xf Q 2' if 5 Wa R 2 X -::i ., 5 35 D K 'V' 5 0 4 Z P W 52, 5 m QL-:gg 2 S 5 b ,B 9 Q 352 K-'5s""f:: ' xg , .QL 3 S -fm Wa"Wf ' ,Q E ' :zu gg ,Ax 5 Q i Ac NE 5 Y by-N 3:13 X n A 3 Zf' U 3 Q K 2 Q Eskf 'af 'K Co NN. fvlf-7 S aff: APNIQN S f-'N--x.-ig A , c W J 5 ,LVTQ4 gg Fx fx-x. 'THEN rofv Mrs. Louis Altieri and the band rise in response BAND the Always pleasing to listen to is the University Band as it beats out the tempos of familiar jazz and march music. Under the direction of Mr. Louis Altieri, a well known figure in the music world, this aggregation has been achiev- ing wide acclaim throughout the area because of its fine performances given at various colleges during the year. Of special note is the band's treatment of the modern jazz classics, a talent that was brought forth in the "Accent on to the plaudits of an enthusiastic audience in attendance at the "Accent on jazz" concert in the Student Center. --. m- Everyone loves a parade. The group provides the music as the Moving-Up-Day procession moves down Falls Street. X musicians of tomarraw jazz" concert that was held in the Student Center. We would like to pause here to congratulate all those individuals connected with the successes that the band has enjoyed over the past months. To Father Derrig, C.M., or Mr Altieri and Florindo Viola Student Director .Moderat , . , , , many thanks for the fine performances that we have wit- nessed and heard. Rev. P. Austin Derrig, C.M., Band Moderator. .4.'-4-nn.a,,-M P., -. V,-,,7.',lH. :Wi W N, --. ... A bird's-eye view of a rehersal. This is only a small part of the preparation that goes into a successful concert. "The Accent's N, , 25 , x, I Z e The high point of the year is reached by the band in its annual concertg this featuring progressive jazz. ' H on Jazz Tanlght With the presentation of the Spring Concert in the Student Center Auditorium, the Band concluded four months of hard work, the results of which will attest to that statement. e Appropriately titled, and enjoyable to listen to, "The Accent on Jazz" provided an opportunity for the group to display their prowess as they departed from the traditional and standard marches and settled down to some "hot licks" in an old fashioned "jam" session. With Mr. Altieri and john Kerwin wielding the baton, and john Cannaveno and jack Wright sup- plying some sweet rhythm the program swept along with the audience constantly voicing its approval from the out-set to the finish. This was one musical event that will not be forgotten for quite some time. Z-'Q rv' tall FUR TWU WUNDERFUL I Jxfx' 535 4? Q7 On December 10th and 11th the Bell and Buskin, under the direction of Father Austin Derrig, presented "The King's Servant", a three-act drama by Felix Doherty, unfolding the story of Henry VIII's separation from Rome and the sub- sequent beheading of Thomas More on the executioner's block. ' With Lancer Hunt portraying the courageous More, jack Lavelle as the infamous Henry, Grace Dowling as Ann Boleyn and jim Crowley and Bob Nicol as the crafty con- spirators, Cromwell and Boleyn, the play represented the most ambitious and successful effort of the youthful dramatic group' to date. N lGH T S . . K W, , ,. , Il 1' , I 1 QQQ' N' f' aww g A J js , 1' . E .Q f fav -fs. 1' 5 5 I for f 1 1 fly Huw 1-:uf A X ' I f my g,,Q.-v-""' 1 yn awk 1 ' I ' I' afa- BEHIND the SCENES As the whole is only as great as the sum of its parts, so also is the play only as successful as the sum of the efforts put forth to produce it. It is not only the principals whose talents are displayed before the footlights for the audience to view who are important, but also those who work backstage constructing, directing, and counseling. These are the faces that are never seeng the names that never blazed in lights. Yet without them the triumphs of others would never be insured. To these faces without names we would like to dedicate this page. To all those whose hands fashioned the props and whose imaginations framed the scenes we say our thanks. To paraphrase the Immortal Bard, Only when players and stage crews are joined in their endeavors is "the play the thing". WILL THEY X V wk' , :ta L 6064, faememlmzfden dem ide wee . . ofa get Me Melamed Bob Nicol reads an edict as Marie McGraw and John Lavelle look on. f. 5, Stage hands re aref p p or opening night. 400: Oh, yeah? What's so funny? Aw, jack, it can't be that bad JOHN LAVELLE President Alpha Psi Umega 'Kiel , JAMES CURTIN Vice-President 1952 brought to Niagara another addition to the growing list of already established organiza- tions which are dedicated to the fostering of the fine arts. This new body was Alpha Psi Omega. Organized on a national scale in 1925, the fra- ternity provides opportunities for those interested in the technical and cultural aspects of dramatics. Membership is open to any enrolled college or university student who has achieved recognition for his scholastic and dramatic ability and is able to attain a total of fifty points which are based on his accomplishments in the fields of acting, pro- duction, and direction. JANE MU LLAN E Secretary 1st Row: Francis Reidyg Mary Lou Frittong Lancer Huntg John Lavelleg James- Curting Ann Coyleg Robert Nicolg Hildagarde DiNardo. 2nd Row: Grace Dowlingg Thomas O'Neilg Joy Veltzg Mary Lane Butlerg John Hammerstoneg Sheila Moodyg Rev. Austin Derrig, Moderator. LAN CER HUNT Treasurer 1st Row: Francis Reidyg Therese Goergeng john Lavelleg Hildagarde DiNardog Rev. Austin Derrig, Moderatorg Sheila Moodyg Richard Kossmang Mary Lou Fritton. 2nd Row: Mary Smithg Mary Ann Buckheitg joy Veltzg Lancer Huntg Ed O'Gradyg Grace Dowlingg Ruth Basilg Ann Coy1e..5rd Row: James Cutting Eileen Frucellag john Hammerstoneg Laura Westbayg Robert Nicolg Beverly Tuckerg Thomas O'Nei1g Mary Lane Butler. Bell and Buskin y . Lx E . , .9 ,rv 3, Founded with the purpose of affording dramatic opportu- nities for all aspiring students, the Bell and Buskin, under their present moderator, Rev. Austin Derrig, C.M., has been one of the most prominent organizations on the campus in the fostering of the fine arts. The group has achieved growing recognition throughout the area as a result of their many fine stage productions both in the serious and the comical veins. NEA x .445 Gl.l:'E CLUB 1 The advent of the new year brought the Uni- versity Glee Club a new moderator, and a more rigorous and exacting concert schedule than ever before. Under the guiding hands of Mr. Henry Zimmer, director of the group, and Father Austin Derrig C.M., moderator, the combined male and female chorouses attained new heights in their consistently fine concert work. Among the highlights of a very successful sea- son were the performances at D'Youville College in Buffalo, the joint concert with Nazareth College, Rochester, at the student center and public con- certs throughout the area. After rehearsal Father Derrig and Mr. Zimmer, choral director, lend their ears to the playing of Ed Smith, accompanist for the group. ..,,-n-ll mi -i +1 gi ini 11 A1 MIDNIGHT MINIA TURES The rolls. of paperand wire had disap- pearedg gone were the familiar backboards and bleachersg gone was the roar of the crowd. For one night this was no longer the auditorium so familiar and so much a part of our everyday lives. The Magnolia Ballroom, resplendent with sparkling chandeliers, white pillars and French doors, now played host to some one hundred and sixty dancing couples. The scene was setg the mood was one of re- fined dignity. The rustling gowns, the flowers, the music of Tex Beneke, - these were the things that will make us remember the junior Prom of 1952. nh 7 JM Candidates for Queen and their escorts aligned before the judges. The choice is Idiflicult. Carl Marrocco presents Janet Bayer with a bouquet of roses designating her as Prom Queen while jim McGann, her es- cort, looks on. lv Q 'i K A1 X Frank Fallettag john Jordang John Hammerstoneg joseph Dudasg Charles Berryg Mr. Everett Ockermann, Moderator, Peter Damickg Ed Schafer, William Floodg Ale- mando Buccig Peter Gauharoug Richard Hensg Gary Smith, john Mooreg Fred Vossg Fred Whitney, Samuel Colozzig Richard Crillyg William Maharg Ed Gilbertg Ed O'Gradyg james Higgins, Robert Donnellyg Carmine Palleschig Harry Morrison, Richard Hatton. Tau Alpha Chl ' mdbommdmmd' Tau Alpha Chi, one of the most active organi- zations on. campus, restricts its membership to those students enrolled in the College of Business Administration who meet the standards prescribed by the fraternity. The program of activities con- sists of fields trips, lectures and social functions climaxed by a formal installation dinner wh-ich is held in the Spring. For its primary end, the fraternity concerns it- self with the supplementation of textbook know- ledge with practical application of business princi- ples, thus providing students with up-to-date information on the activites in the business world. l png , 117' v we , A W 19 f J ,kg p x ,amy 995 1 I I ' ' NVxA. Beta Chi Nu ofiicersg President Helen Wallace, Vice President Florence Young, Secretary Shirley O'Leary Treasurer, Rita Caldwell. Newly capped juniors pictured at the .Open House given in their honor by the Beta Chi Nu. Beta Chi Nu The Beta Chi Nu sorority affords students of Nursing an opportunity to share common interests in their pro- fession and to work together to deepen their under- standing of the position of professional Nursing today. Annually, representatives of Beta Chi Nu, together with faculty members, attend the conventions of the major nursing organizations. Money to finance these trips is raised by a common effort of the members. The sorority annually holds a banquet on the occasion of the formal installation of their officers and the mem- bers hear a speaker prominent in Nursing or a related field. The program for the Beta Chi Nu is under the guidance of Sister Mary Eucharista, faculty moderator. K 1 1 ii i 4 Mg 1 'l n 1-A gl f Mahaney and Von The team o Hendy. This time it's Andy ap- plying the emphasls. topics of The judges seem intent as john Mahaney presses a strong point in his argument. A, ...J 2 .1 . :Av I , -ii Iii?- ' -...., 'ig the day...DEBATl:' ?,.u-Fwwuvw .,.....4 Emma-x ,, ..t. k. . sa'-W just to prove it's not always debate - the group and their moderator, Father Slattery, seem to be enjoying the informality of the occasion. The Luke Grace Forensic Council, Niagara University's debating society, is now in its second year, its first full one since last year's reorganization. Under a new moderator, Rev. Kenneth F. Slattery, C. M., Ph.D., the society undertook a wider program, thus becoming a leader in the formation of a Western New York Debate League - a project which re- quired the society to hold a tournament of its own early in the year. ' All this was made possible mainly through the efficient chairmanship of Alex Cipriano who did outstanding work this year as team manager and secretary of the Society. Highlights of the season were tournaments atGeneseo, LeMoyne, and other New York schools, culminated by vic- tories over Fordham and Columbia in New York City. -""'I 23 7 ' 'i- ' "'f7!'?r, . P ,- ,E .xx 2 . ' 72 If ' nl bk, xJ'rM ' , l x..4r3"' ,....-v"""""" 573151 . , PH club PH CLUB First Row. Mary Lou Henessey, joseph Mariconi, john Cossentino, Dr. Morton fmoderatorj Anne Morton, Pete Manzone, Dolores Sciafano. Second Row: William Morley, Don Farrell, Frank Palumbo, Richard Kraus, joseph Paxhia, Fred Neroni. Third Row: jack Burns, Arthur Francella, Sperry Oliver, John Flynn, Timothy Gallivan. Fourth Row: James Maichle, Arthur Florack, Ronnie Batt, Sheldon Keenan, Nelson Militello, John French. CUl'l'6llf BVEIHS Seated: john Piehler, Douglas Aley, Eileen Frucella, Gloria Kuehn, Mr. Karl Scmirt, Moderator, Chris D'Amanda, john Cossentino, Mary Smith, Patricia Mooney, jane Ann Buckheit, Nelson Militello, and Paul Spring. Standing: Cliff Buckley, Lawrence Becker, Richard Elliott, and Peter Mao. Primarily composed of Arts and Science students, the PH Club is devoted to the familiarizing of students with scientific subjects and other topics closely allied. ' Under the direction of Dr. Thomas H. Morton, the club carries its aims into practice by extending invitations to prominent men in the fields of Chemistry and Physics to lecture, and to give to the student body some brief insights into the latest advances of the world of science. The Current Events Club was founded one year ago "to promote among the students of Niagara University an awareness of current problems, domestic and foreign." This has been accomplished through group discus- sion and by the sponsoring of various activities. The mock presidential parade and the school-wide election, the results of which astoundingly paralleled the true national returns, was one of h ' ' ' the ear. t e club s major projects of Y I .i.. alfa flsiifi IH' lk: I73 ,Jn in , , I Their faces tell the story. The camera finds the punch bowl a favorite spot for informal study. at ease...MILlTARY BALL With no military 0bjCCtlVC.lI1 sight, these couples concentrate on the music, while this foursome' finds a topic of more importance. ' A 15... if :P Z lfw, Y. X, ,z 2 1 g These hopeful young ladies and their escorts parade past the bandstand prior to the selection of the Queen. Amid a setting that was of a definite military Havor, but without the barking commands that are so often audible on the drill field, the Niagara contin- gent of the R.O.T.C. settled down for an evening of dancing at the Spring Military Ball. Gaily decorated with bunting and with a low- hanging parachute providing an intimate atmosphere, the Student Center Auditorium was'perfectly fitted to the occasion. ?J "Jin-,-, I Q A 9 'vii' sis. TH," 4 , - re i GPO EYWXU a fr es- r ...xi-.r:D. .,-- r, I' ul.: i X .Lys Published Senii-Monthly by the Students of Niagara University LNYNX -is i A "-' ' l F L 03 Niagara University, New York FfidUY1FebW0'Y 131 1952 liC'l' RE. PLANS i ' "' H2510 TRlP I -1 U 1 8 b x , fe tr 'il to the Niagara ' the annual trek IED BY orrn starry Q Lecture series, complete. COUNCll. the has not today is the las ay be obtained. excursion trip ' become an annil an automatic Ol ust be 1 permission m ' ' t ati the adminis r f L-enten etball excursion, are now the Student Council committee in charge nounced at a recent council meeting the dule. ffl" """f' ectures giv Iv ke was granted this Y of strong and enthusiv n Y of the student body. we s expected that everi , it have an enioyable tim m if MY- F- train. Hovvevf f,,-ff" expected that the stu Sayre, mm 1 Q Russia in 1905, nw the Pflvilege, g"""' ames mander in the by the university of Navy. He fled to ,, to 'mfke Buch a :mg Corrida Russian Revoir' 'xii L 'Q "'r Q--e . 1 . f. S0 in was year' tuent speak r and l Jam9S Farrell - It r th as B ow? gxce in the V of Zmi, 1Mana in . gQ1Sf1af 0 sportsmanship in bac 1 med his wa, - fmg Edrfor 15 located I There Brenna not W Ke to Niunagm W' "'i "' psket and on the tioor. Ticket reason for letting mem do' ' ys' B- - - -.3 ,, -... 'qher seats with as good a Everytime our chem-iead rr cxose e rrtr W ressl , -M, , r East: I' 'on start at :IL ' out ontolthe iioor shouting gm in L WHO? . y V. e 4 W 4- 0 Wfln for their -team, we .sig Order F . HAT? WHE , v, b . . , Q I, Tnfqegihtialong wit e mmm f Or almost on N? WHY? HO . s ,I Y-iefggz thing to keel in a Clements of , C hundred year ' W? Qgigthe excursion i e Universit ' 1OurnaliSm have b S these five basic ffT?'B0th Niagafi Y S Student-run een answered b 'Qgqpe very good ' neWSPaPer Th Y the 'rei il who wins or ' e Index, .ents should ' ' "twin or loss in l and 1 Fr. Corri wn previous Studen' Sheed, ris ability a noted er Corridan, ones and pol ."f KM- ,,.t.,.,,.. . M :M ,and john Mahaneyi get Editor ...., ,, ,, PM been ably : the series ' the purposr is to give but also Q Let us How analyze and subject Ou f OW11 N 1' a good winne th' ' . IS Journalrgfic test' The lon - Student voiepiziacsd fiof time Since the id 21 Steady rSt concei C21 of a r Humber Otgrijrvfih, both in Hmdljgt hs? witnessed m embers. Thug, from 5557303215 iiffitar t . . WO Page rssue of 1860, The Index h as grown - L C In Ln on size to the tw elve- . , Page edition of today The onl . HHOWPH rghquestlon remaini ', erel .,nSf0be . One. It is thmuyghy tsl this ,S a relatiillfxwered 15 A concerted efforts YOE13r1Ple Ohm r hw 1953 Manta-1 better vrej W ln line Mahan , T, tif - if ,- Q the series - D ey, Jim Farrell I ' li ,, , strived to V h Onald Kinney, C M ' and their model-at fu-is ! jig :lg in ,W L g, A X as been ' -, that th of Rev on Saturday Tl l V 1 I, , Y re O C ngw - - 1 't ., 1 - P ft d S at . . if gtg W " - W d latrons theref e tO the student b SS It happens 9:30 to 1.30 .V swf E:-Ig, 1 . Ore h O n C .ir- up u and their numefgisould be extended so thgnifatu' rsicwnrbe pr ' ' 'YQ f , ' "" " L CY have Put . Staffs fOr the h e 1t0rs " lman and hiS' Elf-, 'x 0 1 - into the ard Work X ' 3 ' Q i :.ff'f x N.,. : av . , . . X f ' ' Paper dllfin that wlu Sen for . ,.,v 1 1 . Q H . v-" - . up - p f M 3 the Past year .Was Ban is r' 'Phowby Nm' Bm Last sunday, r-ear-tat, lrrr s ., ' 1..is53QM0vS0c1al' --' Worrner shown blessing the congregation at Vincentian Day the afternoon, the college of nursing uvlyulvf-.,g, f 4i.pV ,f fl V.,, year it atirf im" "W Fame' Kiemm and Fame' A""'V' annual "Career Day". This event grew out of a teacrrel wd and hop? ' seminar held.here on carnpus four years ago. The purpose equal' Enot beg " of this day is to acquaint young girls of high school age Vim' ffmdan wheel. ltsjaculty and students, and also to interest a one' t 15 a. ii 2" as their career. the avefage SY' .,,, low priced blf --.,. which rank it . ,A-M ff- af'-.xgi lm ,, A? 1 I X 5- V L . -7 Q WW Q 5, I - - I X I f 21 . FN -"9 ' E 5 I ' I 'gag 5 I ' X-J f yjxr , --i. X QU' H , , ,sh- it Published Semi Monthly by the Students o ' ' ' ' 'S j f Nmgma. Umversxty -..I ' Florindo Violag Hildegarde Di erry Van Egmond. First Row: Stanle L k' y en xewiczg Francis Reidy, Ediwfi and Mary Lou Fritton. Second Row: D . ermott Doyle, Dlck Dunn, jim Butler, Affhul' Fl0l'aCk, JOSeph Aherne, and John Torfell. Nardo, Business Managerg and 920 THE- YN "N 3 Intricate is the mechanism that produces a paper. It is not only the editors who are important but also those others whose jobs comprise the cogs of a smoothly functioning organization. At this point we would like to give you the people whose efforts make The Index possible. ... circulation I xii Q 4. iff Published Semi-Monthly by the Students of Niagara University A! Seated: Doris Andersong Harry Southeyg News Editor. Mary Lou Butlerg Standing: Theodore Florackg Robert Dammergg joseph Lindsellg Grace Dowlingg Frank Swinuichg Therese Goergeng and Stanley Lenkiewicz. 'C' 4' ...NEWS Joy Veltzg Frederick Bacon, Circulation Manager 3 and Sheila Moody. 1:-' - ...I- ..'.. l -1 w Ef' , E , ... fe . ll l W -L "' -il ,Mm Q E. - i',l,...gh I - 4Af QSQQQQ f vu ' .' Q X,,,.... V - . I 'fi ,, -M--ff' M NEWS LWIWI, 1 i ...clerical i :qv W-X 3 V Bart Nolan, Kevin Weil and Howie Lehman i n Q N. 1' ra- ii unfdfa' ...Rs ,., Seated: Mary Lou Fritton, Editor. Standing: Mary Ann Kumro, Violet Helwig, Dolores Schifano, Nancy Clapsadle, Patricia Mark, 'and Eileen Frucello. l we ANDREW VON HENDY, Editor the Allllllll The Aquila has been in circulation for some fifteen years now, and for the past two years has been published quarterly by the undergraduate students of the University as the school's literary magazine. As such it includes almost every type of literary composi- tion - essays, short stories, feature articles, poems, etc. besides having a fine art staff for cartoon and illustrative work. This year's staff has been under the disadvantage of being composed of almost entirely new personnel, but the co-oper- ation of the student contributors and the veteran guidance of Rev. joseph A. McBride, CM., faculty moderator, have made their work much easier. John Mahaney, Rev. joseph A. McBride, C.M., Andrew Von Hendy and Kevin Weil. lil i I STAY The editor and his aides. Left to right, Peter Gauharou, john Moore, Glenn Smith, Francis McManimon,John Mahaney, jim Farrell, and Kevin Weil. TN! NIAGARA STORY THE AUTHOR - "His perfection is a monument not so much of his skill, but of his power." john Henry Newman The Idea of a University , 4 is i 1--.-... NH, , I 323934 ' rf as 4' It ' :az T" Hina vkthralr 504' ' 4 "'0l0'?f:-tidil t ' i L ul 'L ' "' " Ll . X . -L... gn-H , I With a definite objective in mind and a clear view of the result we wanted to achieve, we began work onthe 1953 Niagaran. For the sake of origin- ality, we treated this Niagaran as though it were the very first. After a late start, the staff, with its new mod- erator, the Rev. Joseph S. Breen, C. M., began planning in earnest. Above all we wanted a modern layout and improved photography along with a natural university level theme. Through many trials and tribulations in the back corner of the Student Center and many long hours on the part of the staff, we finally put together what we had visioned in the beginning, The 1953 Niagaran. The book which you have in your hands is the product of our trial by talent -- now we wait for your verdict. trial by talent in the ..... P 5 I 4 41 ' "x. Z?"-. 'A Editor Bill Weckesser looks the Niagaran plan book. The Editorial Staff talks things over with their moderator, Father Breen, over a cup of coffee. From left to rightg Don Schreiber, Bus- iness Manager, Mary Lou Consi- dine, Associate Editor, Bill Wec- kesser, Editor, and Jim Clare, Associate Editor. OVCI' . Don Schreiber, Business Manager - is pleased to see the book is in the "Black". THE NIA GA RAN Reverend joseph S. Breen, C.M., Moderator. 6 F.- i-4 X W ,..., V lm ..-as X . X , , i.s:"'P"-giiww Q X .J 53' if S THE BUSINESS STAFF: left to right, Peter Willams, George Evans, Don Schreiber, Editor, and Roger Knight. 1953 PHOTOGRAPHY STAFF- left to right: Jim Higgins THE . Gauharou, Paul Marcino, English, and Dick Real, Editor. , Dick Kossmann, Peter pq , h ART and LAYOUT: left to rightg Rennie Ryan, Mary Lou jerominek, john Dowdall, Peggy Bergeron, and Kevin Weil, Editor. W T , SPORTS STAFF left to ngh: Stan Lenkiewla, Fran Ready and John Mahaney Editor ,MM-'u4r.g'M,,,, ,.,,.,. Please Print Course Title V Sectiun in-at Name First Middle Instructor's Re ort g g Quarterly Grade Absences g Initial Final Grade Absences ,Initial Remarks registration DA Y The cycle moves on. For some this is a new experi- enceg for others it is the fourth and last registration day trial. Days of leisure are over. Released from the ordered quiet of the summer the Administration Building vibrates with the scuffle of feet and the murmur of voices and the business-like rhythm of typewriters. Contrasted with the monotony of the ever present ominous lines is the endless variety of facial expres- sions - upperclassmen, indifferent, resigned, coming to life only to greet the newly returned friend, fresh- men, cocky, resentful, shy, bewildered. The teachers, harried OfT'lCC staff and students are all returning to "business as usual." Andy Blake handing out the registration cards. fu "'L.. wt Would you be happy if it was your six dollars? Bo Erias getting fitted for his uniform. .yv u C r. IN THE SPIRIT UF TRADITIUN For five seemingly endless weeks an atmosphere of "catch as catch can" pervaded the campus as the watch- ful sophomore "Vigilante Committee" roamed the campus in search of their prey. Beanies were everywhere in evi- dence, along with some ominous look- ing paddles kept inn readiness for use in any emergency that might arise. All these hectic weeks were finally brought to a close on the afternoon of October 20 as the Frosh took the measure of their sophomore brothers in the annual Liberation Day activi- ties, thus officially becoming a part of the University undergraduate body. .W F., a- 21' .. . ,. A. - ., ,. ,, 4.0 .w. , L -yr -E . ld-xr-- , we-Jr ... r' 1 4 ,EL ','-i't'-2 ' " Q , , I ., . -- ' 'fa 'I V' ,'.c.... h, I , 'fem' if .9,, ,.., .1 i , tp a,.'.., hazing Frosh hazing in four actsg "Subjection", "Segrega tion", "Orientation", and "Liberation". Yt "' A u 45 x I Vx Q ' 4 1 ,-3-, s ' . Ml" I x - ww' 1 ' S .-' : .4 -W, I . Q' ,L Win ..- , K .-. JF 3 'K 1 E I 4 1 Q' I 1 1 fa 1 .4 , Here it is fellas. Care to try your luck? X "Could it be that they are diving for pearls? Or is i bath night?" This is one party that certainly looks like a bargain day in Macy's basement. S.. ' It's not qutie cricket, but it's all in fun. 'N Since their inauguration in May of 194 8 the Moving.Up-Day exercise have become a bulwark of tr d' ' s a mon here at Niagara. It is the day on which Freshmen are loosed from the initial run of h ' ' S g t e collegiate academic ladder, ophomores become juniors, and the Juniors in turn advance to fill th positions of "importance" th ' e ' at will soon be vacated by the departing Senior Class. The ceremonies are highlighted by the Tapping of the new Sigma Al.h Sigma members in the ' p a morning, followed by the student parade of floats the awarding of the Niagara Medal si nif i th g y ng e outstanding Senior per: sonality on the Campus, and the crowning of the Campus Queen by the Very Reverend President. Whos doing the driving, Members of the Queen's Court pass in review. JM .v ' z" ME MUVING UP DAY . . . And from the boardwalks of Atlantic City we present the bathing beauties of the Pi Nu Mu's prize winning float. V' Father Meade places the Queen's crown of roses upon the head of Peggy Bergeron while Shirley O'Leary, Sally Ann Barron and Rennie Ryan smile their approval. ,ii iyawll spawn fi I 'N . A .4- w .2 A The candidates for the Niagara Medal, Bill Braun, jim Sotis and Len Conlin, watch the MUD proceedings. No, they are not Shriners, nor is it a Saturday night in town. just a small part of the day's pagentry as the caravan of floats rolls along Main Street. B, ?,"y 'w f L4-A tix ll K Q ' I 4 f-Js' 3 xeA5 . 1532 'wwf' :Q Q58 a?:?':f3-Q If lg fgiflllli W . g . .1 , .W A . , QQ..-gg.: 5 ' fQl3' f .h3 ,. af' 1" fm: 'FY ' if 'J 'L if xx' iilf., s.. Q .K ' :I 1 ,, x " ' 1 ww, k - ' M ir, -N f Q 5 4 1 f It W 4 L HE, 'Jil' v mr .3 iff 14:2 74a fedgniag Zaeea, ?e771f Zmqma Absolutely, Mr. Gallagher. "Why, positively, Mr. Sheehan." Marie McGraw and Jeanie Cher- rie run through comedy skit. Niagara's own Barbershop outfit, The Octet. va 1 X ! 74676 all 2 Say, what's this Horgan guy got? Introducing the Accordianaires - jim Christain, Bob Barber, and Dom Mastropasqua. YM Q I 3 In support of the classics we have Stella Wrobel's pleasing soprano voice. 4 N . ...ft tw ? it' ' 'WM ww 1: ga., gi .. .V V' QHQ I Vx x "l A t V .My i my is f. i all t , Village Elections cD Qg X 15 A Q1 41- f 'f'f',,. l ll f IW. H I ,.,. 'ady 14" ' 4 1 - I ll l ji. . i if 0 it fel W 4 ,law f .-.'.'.u Q f A ,fizf-" Z .J , X . rg e f Ev ., V , I N f .0 'llzllll lx ,,f - fi uktilg za -W if 'V i " ' ,i l -.. in " 7 nflllllh 'TS if ' Try the Camel thirty-day test. ...Campaign Naguib talks it over with the Hboysa. This year's elections for the honor- E ary positions of village authority took ' " ff 5 on a decided 'fNear Eastern" flavor ' Q I pitting the forces of jack "Naguib" ff - ,iff Walsh against the powerful party of X v 1 Bill "Farouk" Greasheimer. 7 "4 fy 7 Operating on a platform of radical bg 'f . , , ,lf 4 reforms, both camps orated vigorous- v ' X leg ly for senior approval. As a result, a Q 1 Q V" Ji Xl l... heavy vote returned as winners 1 v' 'Aff' .Q ,iw Q ' B ' 31 ' "Naguibites" Naguibitesu Walsh, 'fjrv , x wngs will 'li kg 1 Leavy and Hens along with "Farou- ' lllqal c " ig, , , e kites" Schaffer, Madden and Phair. 1 W A :Q 1' S"-f:f figs: fl ' I vt I. ,, A X "Q,'-Ei' """""'0S " Stub " I I I 'Nuff said- 200 month. agfiqxf N 'Hr X - - Ed Leavy "Athletic Ed schaaer -'Air Raid Widow' mihfffifll Director.. Warden" Niagara liniuersitg New lgnrh To all residents of Varsity Village: Commenoing on the night of November lst, all promises that I have made relative to my accession to the office of Mayor of the Village shall be strictly and rigidly enforced. p THEREFORE: ill By dusk of said night all WL. prefects will have been evacuated from the area for security reasons. 2 Their rooms will be taken U v DickHens.-Dogcatchern over to serve the. needs of the students in the John Walsh Mayor respect that it shall contain advance copies of all final exams, WAN term papers and legitimate Wexcused absencen forms, signed and approved by the proper authorities. C32 No senior resident of Varsity Village shall henceforth be required to attend class prior to the hour of 2:00 p.m. 55 In view of the corruption that has existed in Village government in recent years it has become necessary that these rules be carried out and that all flagrant violations of the aforesaid be reported. Be it understood that any senior found guilty of an infraction of these laws of our fair community shall be liable to capital punishment amounting to a total of three hours of study per JMU Q, ' '- JOHN WALSH f A M f tn V h Mad "D john Phair"Jester" 'ayor O e illage Lasher., a en og .Z A Its not exactly Monte Carlo but then again no ag de 'Will someone please tell Frank that these are not collectors from the Internal Revenue Department?" "When the Spring comes a young man's fancy looks to the plf course." "This is one time of the day when every- thing is business, - Meal time, but who is that in the background without the tie?" one looks as if he is about to break the bank. il f 4 f . , , f ' S KY A4541- 411 YE-:f'f?isi-iufzilrgl' '1 ' ' wx:-.'-. '. '. -. -. y x Scfxjqgq..-: : 15,-.3 -- xx- K-Q All-, -.QQ-.,:-'::1:fg5yXN' .QQ-"'.",' . s :2K?i5'5i5QgS.3:f:1gillivi.-'F A ? V . ." .- f'33?w1'?4",ik1-N122?r1'.if1'-V Q ,L Q. in-5 .will WP- "When Herman brought the Third Herd to town the result was a large turnout of the student body. Here the eye of the camera catches Woody and Eddie joseph talking things over with Bobby Hayes and Bill Sommerville." "On the more serious side, - the Library offers the quiet that is needed for study. Wonder if they made the Honor Roll that semester ?" 1 f f' et , .,4,.,..5,a,N SQ h I , 1 4 , ww 'A' .,-i"i'.':rm-' 5 ra .1 ,A ww ThiS page sponsored by the Ye Olde Tavern, 21 5 Main Street, Niagara Falls, L.. Bly.- "There's always time out for dinner at the Tavern I xix-f A K. HH - ' ' L i ., 'E' on I ffzzfezaw ,444 1 i I u I I "' I ' ' xl Basketball Swimming Crass Country Track Rifle Baseball Tennis Golf Intramurals Knocks and Boosts Gager Fashions Champion In Clever But Modest Wayl B,y MIKE QUINLAN Slihgarct be s Niagara's basketball tea I I wlot all of the success that has been and is 'being acl' Wm 'a's record-breaking swimtl l young huskies, who hav: ool into a froth this sea' these stalwart mermcn h ies hard to hide his skill corge fTubbyJ Gager, wl cal since he was swimmi that was 'a long time ago h ' I Cff ' By cv KRITZER l :hes and critics howled rules, Coach Taps Galla air trial. He was one of 'ul laws laid a greater sl nd Taps did something , it for any morekh-4 for this season, sloped the rare I-ebounder, can mage tlhe r ttem. s t e H Saturday night mgngggflgf d St. Bonavcn- 42 to 31'.l :ore the season's get more 1 eheader crowd, played 3 l - Purple Eagles m the field butl .It lookel o-one advantage limes- but d won the game l wv mark. It was Eagles Sl' '. and in a large tese wins. thc eeping their op- , nimum of free 14 points I Charley t !Play Delih where, at angles. th territory. ,unable to 'wasn't unt they hit ,on . The cleft 'on I Indians. 81 wn Indians, the Meanwhue 17 POIIllIS fI'0ITI its patterll Lpared to eight.,muCh C011 WHS B0 EI'i21S-'strategv tl ,d ITl21StEI', sold posgesgljon l a bill of goods. l much weight. IG cross-country 1 of 20 excess pe after weeks arted his first ht and he was the Eagles. He iigh scorer with. e Scores 1641 SIE urry f nltm f ill l' omax c ottenb'rgh irsch g erry g nderman I:Criidden alsh I NA F'5,Fl.'I'. 'X 5 11 'l Z H 5 ll e5 3 2 gil 10 0 21? 7 'll J 1'7 itil 'roms 2755 -' I7 I2 23-vs 17 12 24--64 I I I 0 5 l I 0 64 Siena. Curry. Hogan Merry 2. McCrucI- Vann 3. Ad 3. Wojcinskif ms' nvllle f' Eldnnr I ck f 2 Edwards c 11 Schlec c 5 Sassone iz 0 Dayics K Qumones 1 51 Totals ra'-ll 'L--ld I Orereorabslm .19 2 9 U1 !'3 tv -no az 5: eel ooaoooaa .'I'. 161 14 0 4 0 8 4 0 EE 1 to go. E' sliced thei 'they main Loffense. I Now tht Can the I defense to: i-ng Jumpir sity of B him to 23 him 20 she Griffs Mee The N iag feature of ing squad belongs 'to 1 een churning the watct In addition to their t their beck and call a c a cloak of modesty. n't changed appearanct Niagara Falls high scht. s nly has dcve1o Li.e I s ei lAGAlt I 'DA GERt llN wAYNt th Detroit Sal Eagles Team, i Saturday, e Record of 12 Wir 1Cl ClICl Nllllfl one of its most difficult a a r f the entire season in turday night in opposi Detroit, which invades . torium with a record of tw hs in I3 games. N '15 games and lost th ye companion come or NIT Co 7 ffxs:'t,fi3:.a2li Home 'ocl Mason has rtars for. the m st , o 1 dule, ever since the start ves that nt court bn 'ed theri second victory is over the yearlings of ge last night at the Villa, 90 i Hemans and Joe Don"hllC he E knocks ond Boo N IT, NCA. 'lIrophyiAlt Canisius r Brooklyn i' The Bon team at tit quarter wc their low c Bill Kenvii with 16 po. who scored the Bonnie finished wi held to 8. Niagara ' over Buff: at Colgate 67, but on, big night WIIH za pr 1 goals and 13 free thtj Vann Paces Canisiusl Canisius' Golden'-.Eg Back last November nc e Pla a 'Gamest in omg to position but Pettit I2 IIS! a nartow margin ain .16tl By B1 N Gazette I 'Vayne university's post-s tghly squelched for the 1 o's Memorial auditorium ity, inspired by Guard rt. ground the Tartar 5 Q s-feat. second in 14 I 'ne thougsixteenth court U son basketball tournament ti would be. are in line for encei But with Februar y over at wee. tomorrow tl the Eagles could be very tnuchnin the'-. on Satui the current month is Out.' N0t only tlthe cro are counted in.March for the Allie Seelbach tlllfph we the first Little- Three winner of that award., ' theres a long,stormy path ahead fiforv Co ' and his 've ison ' -"bile the-' 'sibilifi ' ce Backstroke I 'Lowered by Third tste i tlss 111 Be WC1 B A 4 S w K , E T B A L Captain John Mc Mahon L T'wcl the N.l.T. in '53 John "Taps" Gallagher, athletic director and head basketball coach, dictates letter to Mrs. Inez Susfalk, his secretary. iv-Q. f-14"-X In the basketball world it was a year of breaking records and rules for Niagara. From November 'til March the Eagles were surpassing old marks and setting new ones. It started and ended with one of Niagara's greatest shooting threats, Larry Costello. Against Panzer College Larry set a new standard of 34 points scored in a single game. In Memorial Auditorium against Canisius at the end of the season he broke former All-American Zeke Sinicola's one season record of 452 with a total of 465. Later during the NIT he pushed his total for the season to 510, becoming the first basketball player in Western New York to top 500 in a single season. The Eagles broke a few rules too. The basketball experts had Niagara tabbed for a "fair season." After all, they reasoned, you can't transform a losing team into a winning one comprised of the same personnel overnight. 'However, Coach john J. "Taps" Gallagher proved that he had been underestimated, and in fact that he had underestimated him- self, for as soon as the season got underway the Eagles began reaping the fruits of his labors. At the end of the season Mr. Gallagher had this to say concerning his players showing the high regard he held for them: "Deo gratias-I certainly am blessed by having a group of lion-hearted basketball players. They always give their all. They have profited greatly by the experience gained last year." 1953 was a year that saw the high-flying Purple Eagles complete a 22-6 season record, recover the Little Three crown, receive an invitation to the NIT, and saw Larry Costello named to the NIT All-Star team and receive All- American honorable mention. For the first time the Allie Seelbach Trophy was won by Niagara. The award is sym- bolic of upstate New York State basketball supremacy and the Eagles are the only Little Three team ever to hold it. Brockport State was first to feel the strength of the mighty Niagarans. The teachers were a game team but could not pace themselves against the fast-breaking Eagles. Frosh Coach Harry Condara stepped to the helm in Mr. Gallagher's absence as Niagara pilled up a phenomial 130 against Panzer's 73 By this time the Eagles were showing the stuff that was going to lead them to their second NIT bid in four years. In the third game of the season Toronto was surpassed with ease, 95-54. Then came the lirst 'big' game-wLaSalle College, -4. A E 'N' if Coach "Taps" Gallagher gives w 9 , gs 'W5 .-- instructions to Erias .and Ed- Larry Costello die Fleming during a time our. 1952 NIT champions and a ranking member in the basket- ball circle. Against the Explorers, Niagara played an admir- able all around game but lacked the experience and finesse possessed by the invading quintet. Costello, Gerry Kennedy and Ed Fleming combined for 61 points but were out- shadowed by the tremendous trio from Philadelphia - Tommy Gola, Fred Iechle and Norm Grekin who were able to boost LaSalle over NU 87-76. ' Bouncing back from the first defeat of the season the Eagles went on a win streak which included powerful Bowl- ing Green, LeMoyne, Springfield and Syracuse, 1952 holders of the Seelbach Trophey. The ten point 65-55 victory over Bowling Green was the first of a series of major victories. After BG, Niagara edged LeMoyne 70-67 in a game which aroused little interest or excitement at the Aud. Springfield surprised Student Center fans, but not Mr. Gallagher, with an aggressive and well-rounded squad which battled the Eagles on even terms during the first half. After intermission the Ridgemen were able to take the situation in hand and come through 67-53 winners. , The Sophomore sensations, Ed Fleming and Charlie Hoxie proved a thorn in the side of Syracuse with their out- standing control of the boards thus enabling the Eagles to trounce Bill Orange 65-45 for their seventh win in eight starts. At Toledo the Gallaghermen were forced to take the bitter with the sweet. The well regarded "Flip" Martin led the Rockets to a sorry 66-57 dumping of Niagara. New Year's Day saw the Purple continuing on their win- Rev. Vincent R. Young, C.M., faculty adviser of athletics. john McMahon Erias taps a rebound out of reach of Feyerabend and Pandelly of LeMoyne. milf , f,. Bo Erias Q ,,,M e Charlie Hoxie 4llf,- an Q Ed Fleming , 1 ,,,...,wfisl f ,w Wm. . , ug' , tx vt J!! aw Ed Fleming leaps skyward and comes down with the ball. ning ways by taking the University of Rochester in stride 69-64. After the Yellow jackets came Loyola of Los Angeles. The west coasters had been suffering heavy losses on their eastern swing and Niagara proved to be no gentle host. The visitors were geared to a fast style but the Eagles stemmed the attack with ease, coming out on ,top 76-57. Then came the big question, can the Eagles take Bona- venture? It was Bona who had been picked to win the Little Three, take the Seelbach Trophey and probably go to a post season tourney while the Ridgemen were expected to be taking it easy, convalescing from the injuries of 51-52. But by this time the Eagles had been receiving notice as an out- standing defensive machine and it was that stellar defense with Fleming and Hoxie controlling the boards that beat St. Bonnies 51-46. Charlie continued as a scoring ace, leading NU over the University of Buffalo 57-46. He was also able to hold UB's scoring star, Jim Horne to eight points during the first three quarters before he went to the bench via the foul route. Horne collected 14 in the last period and finished the game with 22, a point less than I-Ioxie's 23. The reputation of the Lawrence Tech cagers filled the Student Center to overflowing two days in a row, Saturday, january 17 and Sunday, january 18. Because of extremely poor flying conditions, LIT was grounded in Detroit and could not make the game on Saturday as scheduled. A huge . ,wi-f 1' ?'Qt'fY1:!Lg: 95 ,l ,,,. .N . .E ".?.."P vii, ri ,uw r 'lk V na , . ,W .4 V. ,lt . 'FT' A Frank Layden Hubie Brow K, S r'. 'Y ,, N .3554 X 1 l"' T- -s ,ww Il is - ?:' ' l 1 i'n'. 7-Z' r. i .' L, " Lg -ar-u Q . 1 Q-N 1 'M l jim McDonald -W6 x ' . jim McConnell ii' . . Vi,- ,lf f, ff wgfgr K Z g ,gl . Gerry Kennedy 6 A ul' 4-. ,. r at iii ...Q I rf., it 1 -.5 , MT" . L A Gus Murnane Gerry Kennedy can't quite reach this rebound in the Scranton game. NU won 74-60. crowd had to be turned away at the last minute but the fol- lowing day the same fans were treated to one of the most exciting ball games in recent years. The Eagles came out on top by a slim margin 55-53, and were forced to come from behind in the final quarter to pull it out. Niagara battled uphill for most of the contest, some- times laboring under a 10 point disadvantage. Larry Costello paced the Ridgemen with 18 and Chuck Hoxie displayed tremendous defensive talent. He spotted big Werner Kellen f6'8"j four inches and held him to six field goals. Ahead loomed a crucial game with Canisius and NU cagers were anxious to avenge the two stinging defeats handed them by the Golden Domers last year. The Griifs went down 66-62 before a large Memorial Auditorium crowd. Before their 61-71 loss to Duquesne in Pittsburg, the Purple Eagles picked up two easy wins over Scranton Uni- versity 74-60 and john Carroll University 79-65. Scranton possessed a strong defensive machine but it crumbled in the face of balanced Niagara team work. The star of the game proved to be a Scranton Sophomore, joe Fitt, who scored 32 points on 13 fields goals and six free throws. It was a strong 26 point fourth period that gave the Eagles th ' 79-65 win over john Carroll. Once again big Chuck err Hoxie took scoring honors with his 22 point contribution. Bo Erias was next with 16 and Jerry Kennedy was right be- hind him with 15. The largest crowd of the season poured into the Duquesne G rdens to watch Dick Ricketts, jim Tucker and Company a crack' Niagara's eight game win streak. Rickets, 6'7" amassed 32 oints. It was '1'ucker's f6'8"j first game of the season P and his presence on the court seemed to inspire his team mates. . ce a ain it was Larry Costello with an amazing 31 On g points who led the Eagles to a startling 84-65 upset Over Charlie Hoxie tries for another of his famous tap-ins. 2I3 we .Am A r N0 IN A Chris Vatidis .Whig we took the Seelboch trophy Hoxie is surrounded by a host Fleming is checked by Reddout of Syracuse. of Lawrence Tech players as he attempts a jump shot. Kennedyfs attempted shot is blocked by Co1gate's Wolcott. 977 . ' f" Z7 f, rp ,ff X, 1 fy: l. N 2 1 4 xp, Captain johnny McMahon sends up a hook shot in the Scranton game. Costello takes a rebound out of the hands of Mulzac of Springfield. iii. 1 Kennedy starts his spring for a jump shot as he is guarded by Russell of Toronto. Fleming has the ball but he's checked by Niagara's "big" men, Erias, Fleming,and Kenville, Edwards, Davies and Sassone of Hoxie battle for a rebound with Horne Erias is fouled by Moore of La Salle as St. Bonaventure. of Buffalo. he attempts a layup. f' f xx l ffsmx ,, I 1 1 pm, is U Z' , ' Victor Fischer YV - an Thomas Amato 1' Howard Lehmann A portion of the crowd that turned out for the pep rally to send the team on to New York. jim Kerwin, Mike Chamberlain, and Raoul Subrani lead the Niagara rooters through a cheer in the Student Center. Coach Gallagher and several of the players smile approvingly as they are given a rousing send off for the NIT. 'N-.NY 0 ?'W5,..x H 4' Wayne. It was win number 16 in 19 starts for Niagara and the NIT in the same sentence. The following week Niagara figured in another upset, but this time the Eagles came out on the short end. The scene was Archbold Gym on Piety Hill and the feat was performed by Syracuse University. Mel Besdin was the star of the show garnering 31 points and displaying brilliant all-around ability. The Eagles would not let this defeat interfere with their hopes of a tournament bid as they went on to beat St. Bona- venture soundly 61-48. It was Bo Erias' 16 points that led the Eagles to the Little Three championship. Niagara had compiled an enviable record of 17 wins and four losses as the big event of the basketball season ap- proached - the New York Excursion. Niagara had jumped many hurdles during the season, each one higher than the last, but this was it - "Beat St. john's and we've got it made." Although determination was strong and spirits high, the Redmen handed "Taps" Gallagher's crew a close 60-56 decision. On the swing back from the Garden the Purple cagers ran into some stiff competition against Siena. The Eagles came out on top 88-81 only after giving their all. It will be a game long remembered in the annals of basketball history, running six overtimes. Ed Fleming set a record of playing 70 consecutive minutes in a single gameg a distinction that will not soon be taken away from him. Cornell U was next on the fabulous Niagara black list. The Ithaca hoopsters fell 57-47 on their home court. This time Charlie Hoxie led the scoring card with 17. The Red Raiders of Colgate journied from Hamilton only to meet a fate similar to their Big Three companions. The Raiders were expected to give NU a rough time but the Eagles, inspired by the sharp eye and stellar play of Ed Fleming, kept the situation well in hand dumping the visitors 86-67 for win number 20. Niagara rounded out the regular season by healing its final wound of the previous season with a 59-43 rout of arch rival Canisius College. The Eagles went into the National Invitation Tournament as a dark horse and almost did the trick! In competition against the top teams of the nation the Nia.gara University Ridgemen gave a superb and enviable account of themselves. In the first round the' Eagles met and defeated powerful Brigham Youn.g 82-76 in overtime after a hard fought battle. Both Hoxie f23j and Costello f25Q outscored All- American Joe Rickey f18j. Now with even higher hopes the "Cindeiella Team" tangled with mighty Seton Hall. The names of All-American Walt Dukes, 6'11", Arnie Ring, and Richie Regan demanded the greatest respect of the basketball empire, but to the Eagles "Honey" Russell's phenomenon was a team that could be beaten. Niagara went in as underdogs but were winners until the iinal minute when, with only two Niagara starters still on the court, Seton Hall clinched victory 82-76, but only after being fully extended. The season was over, it was in the books but the Niagara faithful were throwing- their hats into the air for their Eagles had battled on even terms with the best of them and had gained the respect of sports fans around the country. THE SfASON'S REDURD NU 81 Brockport State Teachers 130 Panzer College 95 University of Toronto 76 LaSalle College 65 Bowling Green University 70 LeMoyne College 67 Springfield College 65 Syracuse University 59 Toledo University 69 University of Rochester 76 Loyola University fCalif.j 51 St. Bonaventure University 57 University of Buffalo 55 Lawrence Tech 66 Canisius College 74 Scranton University 79 john Carroll University 61 Duquesne University H 84 Wayne University 78 Syracuse University 61 St. Bonaventure University 56 St. john's University 88 Siena College 57 Cornell University 86 Colgate University 59 Canisius College '82 Brigham Young University '79 Seton Hall University Won 22, Lost 6 "' National Invitation Tournament E 3 Varsity Manager Robert Hughes poses wi.th the oflicial clock. OPP. 50 73 54 87 55 67 53 45 67 65 57 46 46 53 63 60 65 71 65 86 48 60 81 47 67 43 76 74 432 Sports Publicity Director Bob Lowe is the man who puts Niagara in the newspapers and on the radio around the country. mf' University Trainer Hank Markle works on Pete Bifaro to sooth those aching muscles. ,1 4 .. V giW H W H Little Three Champions and Allie Seelbach Trophey winners. From left to right, first row: Gus Murnane, Chris Vatidisg second row, jim McConnell, Ed Fleming, Larry Costello, Captain jack McMahon, Gerry Kennedy, Charlie Hoxie, Bo Eriasg standing, Manager Bob'Hughes, Coach john "Taps" Gallagher, Vic Fischer, Howie Lehmann, Tom Amato, Frank Layden, Hubie Brown, Frosh Coach Harry Condara, Trainer Zugmunt Kogut. as 1--"' pw, was One of the highlights of NU's successful season was the win over highly-rated Bowling Green. Cal Ross, left, andnjohnny Most of station WMGM in New York did a play-by-play account of the game from the Student Center. A familiar pose is struck by the varsity squad as they lounge around a table in the Student Center cafeteria. They are, left to right, Frank Layden, Vic Fischer, Bo Erias, Tom Amato, Charles Hoxie, McConnell, Hubie Brown, Larry Costello, jim McDonald and Ed Fleming. ,qs . 1 I l part of an eight arm sphinx as they Jim McDonald and Hubie Brown form battle some Colgate boys for the ball. ,l A to Niagara score brings jim McDonald his feet cheering for more action. cd Uv ,f 6 H54 sg av Charlie Hoxie comes up among a group of Lawrence Tech players and blocks a shot attempted by Petr. Frosh Basketball Despite the fact that they possessed only a medi- ocre season record of 10 won and 7 lost the freshman team of 1952-53 is expected to contribute much to next year's Eagle five. Such standouts as Tommy Hemans, john Dono- hue, Gorcly Trumphfeller, Mark Balen, Tom Wolfe, Nels Osa, jim DeBerry and john DeVincentis are expected to bolster NU's potent returning crew. Under the coaching of Harry Condara the frosh Freshman Coach Harry Condara, center, conducts practice session in the Student Center with his Frosh opposing the var- sity. Frank Layden is player with the ball. picked up many pointers during the past season which will enable them to step into the varsity pic- ture next season. Chief work of the squad this past season was to scrimmage the varsity. The outstanding wins of the year for this yearling group were their thundering wins over the Naval fir :tation and a pair of victories over the Canisius ros . HE' Es dl-541' f s ' .p Ng i -ur gi' It Captain Bill Flood fires from the sitting position while Dick Terry, left, and Matt Kneriam, right, watch. Rifle Coach Captain Albert D. Robeson sits at the scorers table in the Lynch rifle range. Behind him on the wall is the ROTC insignia. r ,,g..:lg,Xs 'Pink , .. - .Tl L- P.- Niagara university rifle is completing its most suc- cessful season in history as this book goes to press. Under the guidance of Capt. Albert Robeson, the team has taken on its toughest schedule in history and has compiled a 17 won 7 lost rec-ord. Two of the seven losses were do to forfeits be- cause of interfering examinations. The other losses were to Lehigh, Penn, Davidson and Washington universities. Wins were scored over Syracuse, St. Lawrence, Yale, Dartmouth, Maine, Stanford, Florida and Bowdoin among others. Matt Kneriam was the consistant high man in the postal matches, while Captain Bill Flood and Bob Nicol scored well in the shoulder-to-shoulder affairs. Other veteran sharpshooters are Art Heist and Ronald Batt. Sgt. Hailey, left, and Capt. Robe- son, background, watch as Ronnie Batt, Matt Kneriam and Dick Terry fire. Bill Flood is at the ri ht and Dick Canfield sits be- 8 side the Captain. Sgt. Francis R. Hailey, assistant coach, instructs Ronnie Batt in the proper form in firing from the sitting position. Matt Kneriam gets plenty of help in checking his score from Dick Terry, Capt. Bill Flood, Ronnie Batt and Dick Canfield. imunuov-w-w-..- ,H-1 mvusguw-v.--1-,-e.. . . Xf --va .4. ,A v ., -av 'ch . 5 f uf :"- jr' . ,'.-1.11 iwahg. . -.. ' . Captain George Kouch SWIMMING Phil Ware On February 25, 1953, the Niagara University swimming team brought their first undefeated season to a close with a crushing victory over the University of Buffalo. Strewn in the wake of the powerful Niagara squad were such notables as Cornell University, Loyola University of Chicago, Ohio University and the ever-improving University of T-oronto. The season record was an impressive twelve wins against no defeats. Ed Kineke Ross McCarty Don Braash vm f77' Sf KV' 'VN Q x . .ov W., X' if 5,1- XZ' ,i q Q uf W 1nndl' ' f .Q"sa-.. l L. 1- Y! Y.. ,..f ,f- Dick Schmidt Sf jim Peabody ...s fg- X! .1 Don McChesney In the opening meet of the season the Niagara swimmers posted an easy win over the University of Buffalo as they defeated the Bulls 57-25. Two pool records were broken in the contest which took place at U. B. Phil Ware lowered his previous pool record in the 220 yard free-style and the relay team of Ed Kineke, Phil Ware, George Kouch and Don Braasch captured the 440-yard free-style in 3:39.5. The Eagles avenged one of their four losses of last year when they routed the Tor'onto YMCA by the score of 60-23 in the NU pool. 1 The third win -of the year for the Eagles was over highly- rated Cornell University, and was a very significant milestone on the way to the Niagara squad's first undefeated season. Ross McCarty lowered his record for the 100-yd. free-style when he defeated Cornell's ace sprinter Robinson Ord in 152.3 seconds. The 300-yd. medley relay record also fell as George Kouch, Dick Schmitt and Don Braasch churned to an easy victory in this event. In the first meet of two against the University of Toronto, Niagara chalked up an easy 51-32 win, but the second en- counter with Toronto proved to be the toughest meet of the season for NU. The meet went right down to the final relay which was won by Niagara. The final score of the contest was 47-37 in favor of NU. The mermen also swam two meets against the University of Western Ontario. The first encounter was won by the Er"les 55-27. For the second meeting of the two teams, the NU finmen traveled up to London, Ontario to beat Western by the score of 51-33. The Ohio University hopes for an undefeated season were smashed by the Niagarans who won nine out of a possible ten first places in a 57-27 rout. The Loyola University swimmers were the next prey for the high-riding Eagles as they went down to defeat 48-35. The Niagara mermen continued to show their power as they outclassed Albion College 55-29 for their tenth win of the season. Ross McCarty turned in the outstanding per- formance of the evening, breaking the National Intercollegi- ate record for the 120 yard individual medley by a full second. His time was 1:12.4. NU swamped Brockport State Teachers' College by a score of 52-32 in Brockport's home pool. In all, six pool records were broken by the Purple Eagles, two by McCarty, and one apiece by Kouch, Ware and Kineke. John smith W. V7kA X . In the final dual meet of the year, the Niagarans com- pletely outclassed the University of Buffalo by a lopsided 66-17 score. In the big event of the afternoon Coach Gager matched Ross McCarty against George Kouch in the 120 yard individual medley. McCarty lowered his own National Intercollegiate record from 1:12.4 to 1:11.7 as he touched out Kouch who turned in a 1:12.8 clocking. After the event, Kouch was awarded a trophy as retiring captain. The Niagara swimmers topped off their great season by winning the Buffalo Athletic trophy for the fourth year in a row. The NU team amassed a total of sixty points, twenty four more than the closest contender, Brockport State. The '52-'53 season was the best in the history of swim- ming at Niagara. It climaxed the rise of NU in the swimming world from a nonentity to a minor power and was a good prediction of things to come. Don McChesney perfecting his diving at a practice session. The Mermen take a minute out from the tough grind. From left to right, in the water, Peabody, McChesney,.Schmidt, Braasch, Wrayg sitting, McCarty, Connell, Kouch, Smith, Wareg standing, Kineke, Stewart, Manager Lapisardi. 228 I, Coach George Gager gy , Niagara's first undefeated swimming team was caught in this informal pose ' X by the photographer. They are from left to right, in the water, john Smith, Ed Connell, Don Braasch, and jim Peabodyg second row, Dick Wray, Bernie NS- ,,.,. Rottcamp, Ross McCarty, Dick Schmidt, and divers jim Stewart and Don A I McChesney. -fi 5 4 Captain George Kouch dives in at the start of the backstroke race. Coach Gager, partially hidden, directs Ross McCarty fin watery and Phil Ware during relay practice. DRUSS CUUNTRY The 1952'53 Niagara University Cross Country team. First row, left to right: Leon Staskiewicz, managerg jerry Hatch, Pete Damick, Pete Bifaro, Captain George Hagan and John Moore. Second row: Victor Fischer, Mel Chambers, Baltico Erias, james McConnell and Edward Roth. The Niagara University harriers under Captain George Hagan and coach Everett Ockermann completed a successful season this year, compiling a 6 - 3 record against increasingly difhcult area competition. The ambling Eagles started with a 21 - 38 swamping of McMasters' runners on the Canadians' course, and made things look even more promising by nearly shutting out U. B. 19 - 40. But then came a 30 - 25 upset at the hands of an unheralded Ontario Aggies team, followed by a squeeking 30 - 27 loss to powerful Ontario when lead man Mel Chambers became sick during the race. The hill-and-dalers failed to get out of the rut as they finished fourth in the Canisius Invitational behind Buffalo State, Canisius, and the Ontario Aggies. They finished the season in a blaze of glory however, dumping U. B. again 22 - 35, upsetting Canisius College 28 - 29 on the strength of John Moore's brilliant spurt, out-snowshoeing Brockport State 23 - 32, and again edging a keyed-up Canisius crew 28 - 31. In the absence of graduated Al Zielonka the chore of leading the pack fell to Mel Chambers and Pete, Bifaro, both Sophomores. They received strong support from the consistent running of Captain George Hagan, and the unpredictable spurts of john Moore. Also instrumental in the team's success were old reliable Pete Damick, new-comer Vic Fischer,and rapidly-improving Ed Roth. 2 Mr. Everett E. Ockerman, Cross-Country coach. I F Pete Bifaro is far ahead of all opposition as he covers the course in record time. Mel Chambers comes across the finish line victorious after touring the country side in a meet in Varsity Stadium. The starting line of another Cross-Country meet. 7 We 'x IN TRAMURALS Ron Perry, Harry Condara and Dick Terry along with an unidentified underclassman get "set" for the beginning of intramural race. F00 TBALL Farouk's Chargers, a senior team composed of residents of Varisty Village house four, won the intramural football crown at NU this year by defeating stern opposition from seven other clubs. All games were played in NU's now unused Varsity Stadium. The league.,under the direction of jim McGann, Marty Crowe, and Bob Carey, attracted the best football players on the campus with the winner being in doubt until the final seconds of the title tilt. Included on the Chargers' roster were Pete Manzone, Dom Sama, Bob O'Brien. McGann, Harold Fink, Whitey Dean, Bob Crowley, Kev Cleary and John Shandorf. AVG!" J' 'ibm bug, ' ' f ' The Farouk Chargers, intramural football champs, are shown at left as they pose for photographer in the Student Center. They are first row, left to right, Jim McGann, Bob Hendricks, Whitey Dean, Bob O'Brien, Dom Sama and Bob Crowleyg second row, Pete Manzone, Harold Fink, Kev Cleary and john Shandorf. lm McConnell in front all the way leads the pack in during the intramural meet. Starter Harvey Weisenberg prepares to fire starter's gun during the intramural track tourney. - Basketball star Bo Erias is at right. BASKETBALL The Budweisers, under the direction of john Mahaney, won the intramural basket- ball title this year after a stiff battle with the Optimists and the Merry jerks, both senior teams. Headed by former Buiialo All-High star Don Satterly who averaged nearly 25 points a game during the season the Buds won all four league games and four more during the tourney. Following the completion of the tourney here, the team with the additions of Bill Burns of the Jerks, jack Lavelle of the Optimists. and Stan Lenkiewicz of the Warriors, finished se- cond in the NSA regional intercollegiate intra- mural tourney held in Buffalo. The Optimists, composed of seniors including Frosh coach Harry Condara, jack Lavelle, Kev Cleary, joe Burke, Clem Erickson, Hal Fink and Harry DeMott were beaten by the Buds in the semi-finals. The Buds edged the Merry jerks 46-45 in overtime to win the title. 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Phone: 9166 JOIN THE "NIAGARA" LINEN CLUB Why buy when we suppy YOU ARE FURNISHED EACH WEEK Two Sheets One Pillow Case Three Bath Towels Per Week Exchange of linen is made each week through the Mission Store Special Contract Price - 319.00 per one semester, 330.80 for full school year, a refund of 37.20 when you return your linen at end of semester. "RESERVE EARLY TO BE SURE" WALKER'S . LAUNDRY 556 MAIN STREET NIAGARA FALLS PHONE: 7555 41 l 1 'EERE STUDENT CEGDUINICCHL MAY 1953 FELLOW GRADUATES AND STUDENTS: WE OF THE STUDENT GOVERNING BODY WISH TO THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR COOPERATION DURING THE PAST YEAR. AT THE SAME TIME WE WISH TO EXTEND TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OUR SINCERE CONGRATULA- TIONS AND OUR BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS AND HAPPI- NESS BEYOND THE WALLS OF YOUR ALMA MATER. TO THOSE WHO WILL REMAIN BEHIND, WE OFFER THE HOPE THAT YOUR REMAINING YEARS HERE AT NIAGARA WILL BE YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENT. TRULY voURs, THE STUDENT COUNCIL it I l I l CATARACT GLASS CO. All Kinds of Glass f-or Building 820 Linwood Ave. Niagara Falls, N. Y. Compliments of THOMAS COX CO. 202 Thirteenth Street Niagara Falls New York Good Luck from BUFFALO INCANDESCENT LIGHT CO. 201 East Genesee Street BUFFALO 3, N. Y. J. H. DODMAN CO., Inc. Wliolesale Purveyors of Fine Meats and Poultry 65-67-69 CLINTON STREET BUFFALO 3, N. Y. Hotels - Restaurants - Clubs - Hospitals - Cafeterias and Institutions Supplied Daily Deliveries To All Parts of New York State EMPIRE BUILDING' SUPPLY CO. 802 CEDAR AVENUE NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK UNITED OFFICE MACHINES G. A. Young All Makes of Portable Typewriters Typewriter Ribbons and Carbon Paper Gestetner Duplicators Smith-Corona Typewriter Agency 306 Falls Street Phone: 2-5920 Established in 1884 MILLINGTON LOCKWOOD INCORPORATED Business Furniture - Office Supplies Drafting Materials - Filing Equipment Printing Madison 1772 Ellicott Square Buffalo, N. Y. BEST WISHES to the CLASS OF '53 C from the SOPHOMORE CLASS ED ROSE SPORTING GOODS 51 East Genesee Street Buffalo, N. Y. CI... 2551 Everything For Every Game College Outfitters Buffalo and Western New York Representative for A. G. SPAULDING 8: BROS. and GOLDSMITH SPORTS EQUIPMENT GEO. H. COURTER CO., INC. Office Furniture Supplies and Equipment RED COACH INN Hotel of Distinction FACING THE RAPIDS 516 Little Fourth Street Banquet Hall Cggktail Lounge NIAGARA FALLS, N- Y- Famous for Foods Dial 2-236 Niagara Falls, N. Y. phone: 3431 BOOTH-STRONG LUMBER CO. Lumber and Millwork 2637 LOCKPORT ROAD NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. Near Hyde Park Blvd. Phone: 7533 COMPLIMENTS of SLATER SYSTEM, INC., INDUSTRIAL AND SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PROGRESSIVE ART STORE MULLANE ROSENGOLD, INC Diplomas Framed . Dodge - Plymouth Art Supplies Sales and Service 407 Third Street Niagara Fans, N' Y- Main Street and Orchard Parkway Phone 5833 U Niagara Falls, N. Y. 243 - TO THE CLASS OF '53 WE CONGRATULATE YOU ON YOUR GRADUATION AND WISH YOU THE BEST OF SUCCESS AND SATISFACTION IN THE CAREER OF YOUR CHOICE ELECTRO METALLURGICAL COMPANY A Division of Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation U. C. C. Niagara Falls, New York N-ti' xf -f 244 BUFFALO HOTEL SUPPLY CO. Inc. QMain Floor -- Larkin Terminal Buildingj 189-199 VanRensslear Street Buffalo 10, N. Y. Telephone: Madison O449g Buffalo China - Glassware - Draperies Silver - Restaurant Equipment - Linens James M. Bedard, President Sincere Best Wishes From the Members of TAU ALPHA CHI FRATERNITY We will do Business with merit and honor Compliments of HOWARD JOHNS'ON'S ICE CREAM SHOPPES AND RESTAURANTS 28 Flavors of Delicious Ice Cream WAFER INC. 454 Main Street Niagara Falls, N. Y. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE. CLASS OF '53 B from CHAMPION KNITWEAR ST. PAUL STREET-ROCHESTER, N. Y. 245 Good Luck from Sherwin Williams Co. 324 First Street Niagara Falls, New York Best Wishes from DEsoTo PLYMOUTH CHAS. METZLER 1201-1212 Main St. Phone 9137 Niagara Falls New York H 0 T E L N I A G A R A Floyd D. Vandervort Manager First Street at jefferson Avenue Niagara Falls, N. Y. Home of the Famous Indian Room Friday evening - Smorgasbord Saturday evening - Dances Where Niagara's Smartest Society Congregates Furniture of Character Mendleson Furniture Galleries 1802 Main Street Niagara Falls, N. Y. Compliments of CENTURY PHOTO 910 Main Street Niagara Falls, N. Y. Mac and Charlie Invite You to the THE LEWISTON RESTAURANT Center Street Lewiston, N. Y. Fine Foods Cocktails Letfeflxess Lithograph Wahl Printing 81 Binding Co., Inc. 1101 MICHIGAN AVENUE Niagara Falls, N, Y, "Printing Wahl Done is Well Done" 46 STINES DRUG STORE "If it's a Prescription, Take it to Stines" 635 Main Street 2108 Main Street 1921 Eighteenth Street NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. Everything For The Sportsman B- 85 J. POLLUTRO, IHC Wliolesale Grocers FRANK O,CONNOR Hotels, Restaurants School and Team Outfitters and ' Institutions Supplied Special Orders Our Specialty 808 Main St. o Buffalo 2, N. Y. 691 Main St., Buffalo 3, N. Y. Distributors of Quality Foods MA 7266 Since 1911 The Largest and Oldest Chevrolet Dealer in Niagara County KELLOGG MOTOR SALES CORP. 902 Main Street at Spruce Ave. 1201 Main Street at Chilton Ave 7724 Buffalo Avenue at 78th St. 122 78th Street NIAGARA FALLS NEW YORK 247 Compliments of THE CLASS OF '53 GRAY 8: TRIGG-, INC Compliments of Builders of Monuments CANNON, THIELE, BETZ 910-912 Main Street 8: CANNON Niagara Falls, N. Y. Compliments and Best Wishes from THE CARBORUNDUM COMPANY Niagara Falls, New York DICK FISCHER FRANK COLUCCI, INC. ATHLETIC GOODS, INC. Wllolesale Tobacconist 221 Falls Street Dial 2-4240 Niagara Falls, N. Y. 1611 Pine Avenue Dial 8805 Niagara Falls, N. Y. 249 GOETZ OIL CORPORATION Wishes The Senior Class Happiness and Success C. C. BREMER 81 CO. Contractors and Builders Office: 2576 Seneca Avenue NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK Dial: 2-1418 S. M. FLICKINGER CO. INC. Wholesale Grocers Institution Supply House Red and White Canned Foods Sun Valley Frosted Foods Food Terminal Buffalo 180 Niagara Frontier New York SCRUFARI CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. General Contractors for Niagara University Student Center and Auditorium 250 PATRONS SCHNEIDER'S BAR AND GRILL Center Street Lewiston, New York PETER LOTZ, FLORIST Lewiston, New York Phone 6341 J. W. H. KELLY INC. Center Street Lewiston, New York MICHAEL'S APPLIANCES Center Street Lewiston, New York ROHRER ELECTRIC CO. 1313 Main Street Niagara Falls, New York FRONTIER STORE 2121 Main Street Niagara Falls, New York PAUL'S LUNCH United Ofhce Bldg. Niagara Falls, New York MOM'S LUNCH 8: SODA BAR 103 Center Street Lewiston, New York VIOLANTE'S RESTAURANT 1210 Portage Road Niagara Falls, New York BOOT and SADDLE CLUB Whirlpool and Cleveland Niagara Falls, New York MOHEGAN GRILL 909 Niagara Avenue Niagara Falls, New York FRONTIER PAINTING CO. 1128 Whitney Avenue Niagara, Falls, New York HERMAN J. BREZING, M. D. 549 Fourth Street Niagara Falls, New York PLAZA RESTAURANT 332 Third Street Niagara Falls, New York FRONTIER AMBULANCE 501 Main Street Niagara Falls, New York LINDSAY PHOTO SERVICE 358 Third Street Niagara Falls, New York JAMES MAROON 2240 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, New York THE CLUB 2302 Hyde Park Blvd. Niagara Falls, New York MORGAN'S GRILL 84 RESTAURANT 1400 Hyde Park Blvd. Niagara Falls, New York A FRIEND WESTWOOD PHARMACAL CORP. 1020 Main Street Buffalo, New York HICKMAN COWARD Sc WATTLES, INC 80 Niagara Frontier Food Terminal Buffalo 6, New York M. M. "TOMMY" TOMPKINS Erie, Pennsylvania WAFFLE HOUSE Main Street Niagara Falls, New York BROOK'S DOUGHNUTS 425 Third Street Niagara Falls, New York BRIGHTSTONE SPRING WATER CO. 808 Niagara Avenue Niagara Falls, New York LEO C. THALER 433 Third Street Niagara Falls, New York COPPINS ESSO STATION 2784 Main Street Niagara Falls, New York MORRE'S MEN'S CLOTHS 41 Falls Street Niagara Falls, New York HOTEL TOURAINE Delaware Ave at Johnston Park Buffalo 2, New York 251 f 1 '4 5 i I i 5 5 1 1 4 Q 1 . Y X 2 Q . I 1 I a 1 If 3 1 2 .. 1 Y . 5 Y 4 5 I i 4 The 1953 Niagaran is the result of the cooperative efforts of each and every staff member, but without the help and encourage- ment of our friends and business associates the book would not have been possible. Especially, we would like to thank our moderator, Reverend Joseph S. Breen C.M., for his contribution of the benefits of many years of experience and for the warm personal interest in us which made this task a real pleasure. We are grateful to Dan Solari for the patience and creative ability with which he handled our problemsg to Mr. Flynn who never was too busy to find a picture or answer a question, to Father Sommar for his kindness and interest. The class portraits are the result of the work of Zamsky Studios, Philadelphia and of Tom Lennon of Buffalo. The Bell Aircraft Corporation generously took for our use the new aerial views of the campus. The staff editors and members working day by day built the book, page by page, idea by idea. Nothing we can say can measure up to the cooperation that we have received, but our thank-you expresses a heartfelt gratitude. William R. Weckesser Editor The 1953 Niagaran


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