St Patricks High School - Shamrock Yearbook (Eau Claire, WI)

 - Class of 1936

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Imopressions of Europe As told by Miss Margaret Wilcox to Elaine Christiansen, '37. E salled on the beautxful Queen M ary whlch 1S the second largest boat IH ex1ste11ce The Queen lllcuu IS svn 1lar to a flostmg hotel It carrxes thre tnou s md people mth a c ew of fix e h11n lrefl It h s tl11 ee decks first class st cond C135 an l thud class O11 the first cl ss deck to lld be seen such p1om ment people asLadyAs 1 ley and Lac y Pecle The second and tlalfd class decks are for people of more l1n1t d me ms There IS ex e1vt11 10' aboard the sh1p th It one could fi1d 111 '1 great hotel 1 IH rrnw' pools o1ches tras fboth ,,1z a d ym, 1on,J, deck games ard l1b1 ITICS After we had made a short stop at Ch mourg to l t few pa s 11ge1s off 1 e sa1 ed on to Southampton The do lxl Ig t Southampton wx s a 0' vla affau There '11 ts so much snoutlnp' and tootvnfr Ol horns th t 11 seemed as 1f tlse wx hol c1ty h d tu1 rel ot? to see the large boat due c The ha1 o 1' 1 as lled w1th yachts 1 1a mallcrfusex Iam of vase small boats escorted the Quee z Mary mto the harbor Southampton IS most IHIZGYGSIIIIO' because It IS the place from wh1ch the founders of New Englmd sa1led and one of th last swhts of Eng nd that they saw Strange to say the c1ty has changed llttle slnce then S3ll1I1g Althouffl1 the customs took the fre ter 1 O1 tae afternoon th 19 1 1s enough to enable us to new the lands ape as me rode up to L01 dOll Ill Engl 1nd 111 11f11t lasts unt1l about 10 o clock I was ren rsuch d1sappo1nted 1 1 the Envhsh v1llaffes they we1e not the Cuunt Vlll ges of old England that I had 1 ll 01ned and read about We got our fi1st ghmpse of London at n1f nt Tne 1 tv of 110 don rem1nded me very FILILII of X l e c1ty 111 the Umted States, be au c of t 1 Ixeon electrlc slpfns that could be seen every Where We pass ed through the suburbs of the Clty and arrlved at VlCtO11a S t a t 1 o n where we all got 1nto bus- e s W h 1 c h took us to ourhotel the V1ctor1a Bu1ll mg of the Jub llee O tt e way we passed the Parlxament I?u11d1n0 Westmmst r Abbey, and the Palace o e Ix ll aff' Our hotel 1oom w as xery old and qua1nt place decorated ww ltll shmlng brass O lr hotel room 1' ted We 11rn1nste1, and durmg the nlght we could hear the famous ch1n1es of Wesfmlnster W L tmmster mfluences and donunates London as Notre D1me miluenc s and dom mat s Pans It IS much d1fferent however, th 1 Not1 Dame b c us It has the Tomb of Cl 1uf'f 1 an I otl 1 1amo tombs are all ox er the floo1 tombs of S11 Plnllp S dnev Words 1 on th Iord lml en a1d many Nullew 1 .Ill cu 1 and f mous c xxmfs 'll tu Cs ll 11111s L1 lb Goth1c lhedxem sl1 l1 toc ' - 1 ' 1 c o 1 t L L+. th ' , 1 1 A. ' ' :1 rx ': , . x L A - C 4 11,3 , ' ' ' - U . . ' .. . .1 1 e - Q , -, 1. ' Y - LL y 1 - - . - 1 ' 1' L -. as 5 . il Y 11 ' ' 1 1. - ' 4 7 s Y . 5 ' ' 1 . . 11,1 1 , s, 1 1. 1 1 - 111, arg, 1 , . , r , Y ' ' 11 I . 'S '121.'.' , , ' 1 Q C 3 I Q , , 1 - 5 , . x X ' I - 1 .1 - I I1 1 -A ' ,. V up , 1 , I q 1 -1 I ' '. ' , ' A . 6 V-': - .3 - c s 0 '1 e 1 .- 1 'W tl 1, , ' L i ' 1 1 , 1 --s 1 1 .D ' .- - ! - 41 Z 11 s' 'slr 'Y 1 - - ' Q- , 1 'Z N. ' V - , . '- . n 1 1 1 v I e' e a s'e f t - , v , Il 'Y' ' I 1 . 1 C I ' 3. A , me . . ' . . --fl N . -1 ' . ' ,, g a og. . '. I 1, 1 D, 1 9 Q 1 ' ' ,L' ,, -Z :C ,V, 7' I ' I 1 , L .1 C, -u f Iii 1 Q. ' ' ' 1 '1 e ' a. ' 1 L 'ag 1 - V - 1 1 1 1 - 9 xv- w 11 Q- - ,I b d 1 1 1 - - V 1 - -- xx 1th a lng double four-poster ed, an Hre- ' . ' - ' .W Tl 1 E' - - 0 - 1' Ll ' In ' 1 .. S lu. 1.1 U' 1,L..,. A 1 my f 1 A . L 'H 'l- ' . . ' A -. 11 - ' ' A cl 1 n 1, V ' 1 - ' 1 1 . . . gm . Y X 1 L O it . 1 S . ' 0 ' . . . C 'S Q . c . 1 . . 4 V O 2 A 1. ' , e A Lg Q' Z' Q .1 ' W 1 u n n ' D 1 ' la f 1 . em , , -1 1 - - - 1 all e 1 e a ge ' ' . - ' -1' 1 - - ll ..: 1 IC ' us . ' . 1 1- 1 " ' ' . f V -1 D 1 , 1 1' s . . Q, f '- .' -- ' . y 1 , , :- . 'T 1 -' . .. ,JTRI 'I 1 . 1 V - A Y , ' pa t 11 ' t e , e N111 11g11t v , . v 1- , 1 1. - L 11.1 '- 1 1 1' ' ' 1 Sc kll'Q,'S f 1 l g .ee1s. ' Q1 1' ,a ' 1 . gs 1.1 d -. T1 J' 1 ,-L1 77 ,J -' -4 ' ' 1' ' V I 1 . K 1 , C51 L, ste -1 .e.-1 11.1 ' s , , az I I v v v v " I 1 - ' gg . . Q: V .1 , Enggh, are 1,1 lure.

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THE HAMROCK tlmes and after the custom was adopted the prxests dld not wear them when they traveled It appears to me that Father Murphy has done much vsork m the hne of charlty H has donated many of his books to our own school llbrary He has also glven us many beautlful plctures Father Murphy has added many good books to the Aquxnas Hlgh School and to the School of Nursing of La Crosse One of the storles Father Murphy told us was about the seal that was sent from Canada to h1m as a glft A llttle boy passed the case the seal was ln and stood there crvmg H1s mother sald Tommy what IS the matter? Tommy rephed I want to take the teddy bear home He put the seal ln the Aqulnas Parish School for thc Slsters and chzldren to see The slsters thought thls a very fine seal so they took lt oyer to show the sisters of the Nursmg School Father Murphy XlSllZ6d the School the next day Sister sald Father I have somethmg wonderful to show you She brought out the seal He stammered a Very truthfully she told h1m The slstels brought lt over You better take lt back was h1s only reply Soon after h1s appomtment to La Crosse the church bu1 ned Wlth all the work to do Father Murphy dld not take a Vacatlon even over the week ends A real vacataon came twenty three years later He tl aw eled West A year or so later the 3SS1StdHl1S urged h1m to take another vacatlon but he only rephed I w1ll have to walt another twenty three years One can see that he IS not ln favor of vacatlons for hlmself I asked Father Murphy what he thought of the world cond1t1ons of today He sald I thlnk they are somewhat barbarous The Barbarlans fought and a new ClV1llZ2,tlOlI was formed If the wars contmue as they hate m Spam we w1ll have a new Chrlstlapnty Com munlstlc and Soc1al1st1c ldeas are bexng taught IH schools and colleges That ls why boys and glrls should attend Cathoh Instl tutes where tney are prepared to fight agamst thls Cathollc papers are wrltlnfr ar tlcles on world cond1t1ons lf people re fl these they w1ll have the rlght slant of thmgs I was very much lmpressed when Father Murphy told me that he had never mlssed one Forty hours Devotlon at St Patr1ck s since the tlme of hls ordmatlon untll later yeals He ha oeen prevented from attendlng be- cause of xllness Father Murphy IS an excellently s lcce s ful speaker He has been xnvlted to sp '1 1 at many banquets He pa sed thls 1e'narl I would accept all the ll1V1tatlO1IS gn en Ire to be to zstmaster at banquets I would be a vsanderlng toastmaste1 Aftex I had ootalned all the mformatzon a v1s1t to the church to see hxs co OLIZIOII of xelxcs The larger ones he has ln Q ses llke the ones that are kept on St Joseph s alta IH our church tHe has glven to St Patr 1Ck s a large collectlon of rehcs J The smaller ones are set 1n Jewels He can tell the hlstory of each large amd small relic Fa her Mulnhy has a rehc for exery feast day of the ve lr Ile took us to ee hlS ne at and well kept sac 1stw Exerythlng IS lmmacula c I got thls 1m pres slon when he opened the cablnets whe e hxs xestments are kept If you were to VlS1t Father Murphy I am sure y ill w ould get the same 1mp1 esslons as I O1 leavmg h1m that evenlng I felt as lf I were leavlng a fuend I had known for many years He IS kxnd hearted good humor ed and lox ed by all He xs a great puest f'5 fee af wi 9 , ' 0 7 Y . . , , , - . - . ' . '-. 71 7 . e 0 n . .C Q .- . . 1 . . . Q Q . . u 0 A 5 - . - ' v ' ' - ' 3 A , up I . , . I ' 99 J . ' . n I K. cc - ' n - ,v ' l U . I- F H . . - . . 7 ' . I 1 ' , , ' sc - ' S T ' Y ' . n , , ' ' , s . ' 1 ' ' ' . L L s. - . 'K ' N Z' . 1. l ' I' ec? ' - Y K ' ' I '. ' . c,"'fI . ' I y. . y 1 n ' ' ' Y 1 ' 1 I ' ' 46 , 2 L A , 1 , , , H A , ' . SL ,r.n bit and asked, "Just where did you get that?" Father Murphy would give me, he suggested ' H ' , " -' - . El c - n as t ' A rr , ' 1 f 1 ' -rs V s ' , u , L c LA s. ' F , 1 A ' wa I , . . L . . ' " 7 u n L 7 . . ' ' , . - . '- y I 1 . . L . . ' " ' L' A 1 ' I. v . w ' s -Q v V .1 tl V Y . ' I I I v u o 0 ' 4 , . H c t . . l.f 4 ' k , , n F 1 0 . iw n 66 ' . ' V - Y . n - - . Q s 9 . if Y r L . v . . I . . . , . ' ' ' C6 . . . , ' . 0 . . - S ' ' - - 1 ' 1 I 'Il' x ", , , I X 1 I . 5 1 H Y ' 'ff I-- .a W



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THE SHAMROCK W8StmlDSter School bu11t behlnd the Ab bey IS a church school that at one t1me was Cathol1c Some of the most famous people of London have gone to th1S school We saw the school boys 1n their Norfolk Jackets and hlgh silk hats The Changll' of the Guam ds at Buckmg ham Palace was the next thlnff we saw This IS a ceremony that should not be mlssed by any forelgner who v1s1ts England When one sees th1s ceremony one begins to realize Just what the DOHIIHIOD of England stands for and what holds It together The people of England love pomp and ceremony and they show It As we traveled about the c1ty of London we saw Buckmgham Palace and St James Palace the present home of the new king of England and we pa1d a v1s1t to the Tower of London In the Tower of London I felt as if the walls of the building were closing ln around me All those horrible years of perse cutlon seemed to come marching back and in my lmaglnatlon I saw the cells of the tower filled with many people who were condemned to death by the many klllgS Here it was that Walter Raleigh were beheaded It IS in the Tower that the crovsn Jewels are on dlsplay The crown has a dlamond so large th t the klng cannot wear xt for any length of tlme In going from modern London 1 into wh t looked llke medieval London we passed through many suburbs and w1nd1ng passages which finally brought us into old London It seems very much as lf modem London had been built in fzont of old London Old London IS much the same as it was years ago In one of the old sections of Lo ndon they still have an old town cr1er who dre ses 1n lns ancient clothes and goes up and down the streets calling the hour and all IS well In splte of the fact that England IS P10 testant it he1 ever one goes one can see Sl ns of its folmer Catholicism One evidence lS the many crosses that may be seen even, where The country slde of England 1s much the same as the Wlsconsxn country slde exceut that the grass and trees are a much rxcn r green We passed many beautiful estates ore of whlch had a flagstone walk Frgush Country houses are bu1lt close to the road wlth SDRCIOUS gal dens Ill the back Beautiful roses are found almost anywhere VVe vlslted the very beautiful estate of the House of Warwlck It was bullt ln the twelfth century Each Earl that llved in the estate changed the arrangement of the house so now it has a comblnatlon of fifteenth SIX teenth seventeenth and eighteenth century f llIllSlllYlg'S Beautiful tapestr1es hang fx om the walls The estate IS filled vxxth many old and famous portraits 'lhele IS a beautiful Chanel whlch co italn m ny of Van Dyke s D3.ll'llZlll0'b Tle Eall of Warwick IS dea ly lox ed by the people of hxs x lllage In the h arts of these English people the Ball of W rwick ranks nefzt to the Kina YVh1le Ildlll about the countly slde of England we stopped at a small town wnere X e vlslted the cottages of Shake yeare and Anne Hatllau ay There lb a great contrast between cottages Shakespeares cottage ls x 615 small vu nh low cexlmgs rock hewn floors and an old time 'ire place Call h1s works ale there ln tl e1r or1g1nal forml Anne Hatha way s 1 x IX lox elx with 1 large g1I'tl8ll sulloundlng It Orford College is the Intellectual cenfer of E lgland We wx xtecl lt and sau the scvelal colleges of winch it 15 composed Each coll ge has 1ts own name and tne CI est of a klng on xt Most ot the great men of England and many renouned men of other countries have stud xed there The people have large features and soft vol es In England one finds gl eat wealtn and splendor and then again the cllrest pox erty but in that respect It 1S no dxfferent fl om any other country The Fng l1sl1 people use many amusing express1ons A dle s IS alwax s a mock any l1ttle trouble or Cl1Sl,Ll1b'iYlC6 IS a bit of bothei a hat IS al ways a bo my top knot everything IS ughto and Jolho and rawther , - - L , I , . . - . , . . ' S . 0 . 1 I . . . , s . - Q ' - 1'- - x -0 .J A s ' I n u n " , ' .- O ' s . . , . 7 r - -1 . . , . . . . . 9 r ' . , ' , . 9 I . s 1 K . . s'p . 7 C ' s . 1 . . I 7 A L . " i ' ' - I ' 1 ' qw n v 7 - -1 1 1 0 1 . Y , . . Y 1 ' K , . V .Q . . . . 1 1 ' . . ' ' j' . .I 6' W l Q I Q s L L D V' . g. ' -1 . - . ,. . G . - . , . . o 9 - r 1 " . l . I V a 1 v : f ' a is: vs . ' 1 - V - C 1 - . such famous people as Anne Boleyn and Sir , . , - - 1 , , . . 7 ' f - ' i - ' s - . 9 7 . 1 A - u Q 1 , - ., KL v V '. - . .' , . . u . s e ' z 1 . . - 0 - 1 f a l - A . I 1 n 0 s f 1 . L f ,, 1 ' .t A . ,1 ' ' ' , N G, . ' ' Cl !9 . . 1 c I s ' ' 1 ' . ' l I L ' f - l ' .. nl 0 . , - . c s. ' , s 1 I . l c - , A , ' 1 y va I ' ' , . - u - n . a v - A - . , . e . . . . ' ' Klf ?D ' , . ,, . Qs , . . . , . Q , .. . K . , . , . . . . . , . H . .,,. , ' Q 1 R r . , ll - r- . H 1 .. H' ' ' ' 9 ll ,' 7? 66' ' I! ll !l ' I

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