Stephen S Palmer High School - L Annuaire Yearbook (Palmerton, PA)

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James Hammond, Typing Editor ........, ....,.,.,,,,,..,... .............., Assistant ........... .... Adviser ,....... ....... Glenn I-landwerk .Valeria Hrebicek .....Lois Fatzinger .J. W. Beattie lintwcd as second class matter April 8, 19.33 at the Post Office at Palmerton, Pa., under the acl of March 2, 1997. Class Flower-Red Rose Class Colors-Red and White Maya, Class Motto-"Forward, Come What CLASS OF 1942 IRROR To Mr. Harry Eckert Miss Ada J. James Mr. J. W. Beattie Mr. Robert Miller Miss Mabel J. Tomb all of whom have given yearly , their best eiforts to graduating classes '7!w 01444 of 194.2 sesals. Lsgzg iggsigqg M Q ' ""i V i ff it sf J i" 1 , , .'.' M rttts L respectfully HI I i dedieates y this i special senior issue of the 6'Mirror" three 41356 MIRROR CLA Honor Students and Special Awards Valedictorian .. ., ....... Donald Peirce Salutatorian ....... William Baker Third Honor ,..... ........ G lenn Kresge First Two-tenths of Class Evelyn Andrews Dorothy Ashman William Baker Franklin Borger Glenn Handwerk Dorris Kernmerer Radell Kleintop June Blose Irma Brodi Henry Burbes Clyde Eckhart Stinson Frantz James Hammond Helen Krawchuk Glenn Kresge Jane Montz Donald Peirce June Seitz Helen Siska Marguerite Susanin Ann Hartford Mildred Horn Ruth Klotz Frank Lendvay Joseph Psarsky Gladys Schaffer SS OF 1941 Margaret Haranka Leebert Whitaker Special Awards i Concourse Club Prize: A book awarded annually to the senior girl with the best four- year record in English. Won by Jane Montz M. W. Young Jewelry Co. Prize: A Sheaffer Pen and Pencil Set awarded to the senior who has excelled in Service, Leadership, Character, and Scholarship. Winner of this award is chosen by class vote. Won by Donald Peirce Reader's Digest Prize: Subscription for one year awarded to the Valedictorian. Won by Donald Peirce four IRFZOR CLASS OF 1942 J Y Class Officers Eve MILAN BRESTOVANSKY-Busy 'tSlim" was class president four years, varsity basketball player in '41 and captain his senior year, a member of the football team in '39 and '40, a member of the ath- letic council for four years, and chairman of the senior class play committee. His plans are work then college. CARSON BARTHOLOMEW-No wonder 'lBart'l was busyg he was vice-president of his class for three years, basketball manager, a Hi-Y member two years, and participated in the senior class play, the operetta, and the senior class gift com- mittee. He is not sure what college he will attend but thinks perhaps Lehigh. JUNE SEITZ-Air-minded "Seitzie" served as an eflicient secretary for the senior class. A debater in her junior and soph- omore years, this Tri-Hi-Y lassie served on quite a few senior committees. June plans to enter training at Temple Univer- sity Hospital and then attend a stewardess training school. DONALD PEIRCE-"Predie',, a member Of the football team the past two years and captain this year, has been active as president of Hi-Y and also a participant in the operetta, Variety was liked by t'Predie" who was in local history, glee, math, and physics clubs as well as on the debating team. A rabid horseman, he plans to attend Cornell. MIRROR 0' F, WILLIAM BAKER-Co-Editor of the R "Mirror," "Fuzzy" also served as chair- man of the finance committee, editor of senior issue of the 'tMirror", chairman of Dance committee of Hallowe'en Social, and chairman of ticket committee for senior prom, and was active in physics, Hi-Y and golf clubs. Arrowheads fascin- ate "Fuzzy" who plans to attend college. OBERT BALLIET-Active in track, foot- ball, and basketball for three years, "Bob" was forced to retire his senior year by the P. I. A. A. age limit. He was a member of the Hi-Y, airplane, and in- dustrial arts club. Now a clerk at the Horse Head Inn Bob most likely will join the N. J. Z. PHYLLIS BARTHOLOMEW-"PuSS" play- ed intramural basketball her freshman, sophomore, and junior years. She was also in a play for the Hallowe'en Social and took part in several homeroom pro- grams. Her interests out of school are piano playing and bookkeeping for her father's garage. Phyllis will work in a defense industry. KERMIT BEERS-Don't be surprised if "Lunce" winds up as as acrobat in a circus for he has participated in the last two gym exhibitions as well as belonging to the quoits club his freshman and soph- omore years. At present Kermit's future plans are undecided. CLASS OF 1941 EVELYN ANDREWS-"EVie", a member of Tri-Hi-Y for four years, the mixed chorus for three, and first string girls' basketball team for two, played a leading operetta role her junior and senior years. She was the orchestra pianist two years and co-chairman of the cider garden her junior year. Her plans are Tusculum College. LOIS ANTHONY-"Jake's" last three years have been filled with extra-curricular ac- tivities. A cheerleader since her fresh- man year, Lois has also found time for the Tri-Hi-Y. She has also been a varsity member of the girls, basketball team and plans to enter the Temple School of Nursing. DOROTHY ASHMAN-"Dot", our winter sports queen, has participated in orches- tra and "Mirror", as well as serving on the senior pageant committee. Liking variety, she was in debating, dramatics, press, chess and Tri-Hi-Y clubs. She was also a member of various senior refreshment committees. "Dot" plans to attend Bucknell University. MARGUERITE BABINCHAK--"Miggs", a Tri-Hi-Y member, was in home econo- mics and crocheting clubs. She served on the refreshment committees for the freshman, sophomore, and junior class parties, participated in the operetta two years, and was on the decorating com- mittee for the senior prom. Bowling and horse-back riding are her hobbies. Mar- guerite plans to be a pharmacist. RROR MARSHALL BEERS-"Hobo" has had a busy senior year, being a Hag-bearer, a book collector, and a wreath distributor, while outside school, he was vice-presi- dent of his Young Peoples and worked in Mack Motors Inc. He also participated in the operetta four successive years, and baseball one year. He plans to work as a trucker. FLORENCE BEHLER-"Flossy," perhaps the tiniest girl in the senior class, has been quite a saleslady, selling both senior class play tickets and Christmas wreaths. Florence, a varsity member of the girls' basketball team, plans to work in a grocery store and also take a course in dental nursing. JUNE BLOSE-Listening to short wave radio broadcasts fascinates "Blosie," a member of the embroidery club for three years. In her freshman and senior years she was on homeroom program commit- tees, and was a member of the wrap and novelty committees for the Hallowe'en Social last year. June's plans are nursing. FRANKLIN BORGER-"Chick", the co- advertising manager of the "Mirr0r" and CO-Illaflagel' of track, was a member of the "Mirror" staff in '40 and '4l. Home- room secretary in '40, homeroom presi- dent in '41, and chairman of two Hal- lowe'en Social committees were some of "Chicks" other offices. Franklin, a mem- ber of the senior finance committee, is still undecided about his future. ii CLASS OF 1942. A all A A ..gmr's KENNETH BORGER-"Perky", sometimes known as "Berky", has the unusual hob- bies of playing pinochle and traveling about the country. Outside school he is a regular attendent of church and Sunday school. His plans are either to get a job or to study to be a machinist. DALE BOWMAN-Musical "Nutty" has participated four years in the operetta, the Eastern-State Chorus Festival the last two years, the All-State Chorus Festival this year, and the orchestra for three years. Outside school he worked on a milk truck. He plans to join the United States Army Air Corps or the Maritime Service. WESLEY BOWMAN-"Wes" did not have much spare time this year for he worked as a coal trucker outside school. His favorite athletics are baseball and swim- ming, while driving either a car or truck thrills him. Upon graduation Wesley plans to work for a trucking concern in Patterson. IRMA BRODI-"Irmie", girls' basketball manager and a Tri-Hi-Y girl, was a member of the basketball and football refreshment committees, and the Christ- mas wreath committee. In the good old summer time Irma is kept busy with her hobbies, swimming and hiking. She plans to enter nurse's training at Temple Uni- versity Hospital. S?N ill JOHN DERKACZ-Penn State is the objec- MIRROR ELSIE C O S T E N B A D E R-"Reds" or "Blondie", take your choice, spends her spare time reading, knitting, or hiking, while in school she was a member of the needlework and dramatic clubs. In her junior year she served on the candy, ticket, and hot dog committees for the Social. Her plans are uncertain. CHARLES CHRISTMAN-Charles is one of the quieter members of the senior classg however his silence belies his am- bition. He has been in the industrial arts club for the past two years. Outside of school he became a tiller of the soil as he worked about a farm. Following graduation he plans to seek employment. DELORES CUNNINGHAM - "T i n y,,' a member of Tri-Hi-Y, worked on the football and basketball refreshment committees. During her four years in high school "Bugsy" was in marionette, dramatic, sewing, and home economic clubs, and last year she was on the Hal- lowe'en Social refreshment committee. Her aspiration is to be a nurse. tive of "Derk," who participated in bas- ketball four years and football the last three years. John was voted the most valuable football player his senior year. Being the baseball manager in '41 and helping on several committees for the Hallowe'en Social comprised some of 'tDerk's" other duties. eight CLASS OF 194- HARRY BUHAY-"Haddy", a camping and fishing enthusiast, was a member of the senior Hnance committee and the wreath committee as well as a miler in track his senior year. During his junior year he participated in track and the dance committee of the Hallowe'en Social. His plans are trade school or the U. S. Navy. HENRY BURBES-Henry upon graduation plans to find employment or enlist in the United States Army. "Hank", who came to Palmerton last year from Berlinsville, was a member of the Hi-Y four years. Henry has a variety of hobbies, but sports and mechanical work hold his chief in- terest. RUSSEL CHAPLINSKY-"RUSS" has been chairman of the football and basketball refreshment committees, a member of senior prom refreshment committee, and a "Mirror" reporter. Active in leather- craft and physics clubs, Russ still found time for his hobby of aviation. His plans are uncertain. EVELYN COPE-"Copey" served as a member of the senior class play ticket committee and the Ha1lowe'en Social wrap committee. During her junior and senior year she belonged to the needle- work club. Her hobbies, reading and bowling, occupy her outside of school. Evelyn intends to go in training to be- come a nurse. pf' L ii .3 'S 5 3 A at .. d ft 'IIRROR CLEO DEWALT-"Clitts,' was a member of the 1941-42 Girls' Varsity Basketball team. This Tri-Hi-Y lassie also sold Christmas wreaths for the senior class. Cleo, who is kept occuppied by her hob- bies, knitting and photography, in her junior year, helped with the Hallowe'en Social. She plans to attend Penn Hall. EDWARD DONCHEZ-"Woofal'l, a three letter man his junior year, participating in track, basketball, and football, retired from sports his senior year via the age limit. Chairman of the gift committee and assistant scout master, he was also in gym and rifle clubs. It's the United States Coast Guard for "Woofal." PAULINE DORSHIMER-Pauline typed for defense this year, and helped with the Hallowe'en Social in her junior year. For three years she was a member of the Crocheting club, this year belonging to the nature study group. In her spare time she likes to roller-skate. Her plans are uncertain. MARTHA DUYKA-"Marty" Worked on the wreath committee and in her junior year served on the Hallowe'en Social cider committee. She belonged to sewing club two years and to the hobby club. Reading and collecting movie stars' pic- tures are some of her hobbies. Unless she finds work, Martha will attend Allen- town Business College. Illllf CLAY OF 1942 l F CLYDE ECKHART-"Rocky'i, who was a member of the senior class Christmas wreath committee, has the unique hobby cf acquiring complete knowledge of the Spanish guitar. He plans to get a job and earn enough money to attend college, although he has not decided on the place as yet. RALPH ENGLE-Not much is known con- cerning Ralph, as he decided to seek his fortune before school ended and left the senior class in the middle of this school year. KATHERINE FABIAN-During the past year "Kay" has typed for the Civilian Defense Committee and been on the senior Christmas wreath committee. In her junior year Katherine sold tickets for the Halloweien Social, while this year she was a member of the home economics club. "Kay" plans to enter Allentown Business College. LOIS FATZINGER-Lois, a member of Tri-Hi-Y for two years, and the operetta for three, has ushered at most of our high school's activities. This year she was a typist for the "Mirror," while last year she served as the assistant business man- ager of the paper. Her plans spell Beth- lehem Business College. MIRROR I- , STEPHANIE FRANK-"Stef'f" served on the basketball and football refreshment committees in her senior year. Interested in intramural basketball for the past three years, Stephanie has also been a Tri-Hi-Y member. In her junior year she participated in both the operetta and the gym exhibition. Her plans are un- certain. STINSON FRANTZ-"Stintz," a patrol leader of troop 42, served on the football and basketball refreshment committees, wreath committee, and the track team this year. Last year he participated in track, football, and the dance committee of the Hallowe'en Social. His plans are work, then college. STERLING FRIES-"Sterl", a great sports- man, has been a very active member of the Junior Sportsman's League. When he is not busying himself in pursuit of club work he finds time to enjoy music and his hobby is playing different types of instruments. He plans to take Civil Ser- vice exams and work for "Uncle Sam". ANNA GEORGE-Participating in intra- mural basketball last year, "Anniel' was a member of the senior class football and basketball refreshment committees this year. She also served on the Christ- mas wreath committee. This year she was a member of the needlework club, last year the Red Cross club. Anna's plans are uncertain. ten CLASS OF 1941 MARY FEDERANICH-"Scottie," a mem- ber of the wreath committee and the cider committee for the Hallowe'en So- cial, was an usher for Commencement, Baccalaureate, and District Chorus, and belonged to dress-making and typing clubs. Music, crocheting, and collecting movie stars' pictures are her hobbies. After graduation she will take up nurs- ing as a career. GEORGE FEDOR-George played end on the football team his junior and senior years and was a member of the senior class wreath committee. Outside school he was busy, being a member of the Rams Club and the Parryville Band and Treasurer of the Epsworth League. His plans are farming. RALPH FOCHT--Ralph, whose future plans are undecided, was a member of the decorating committee of Hallowe'en Social in '41. Ralphls clubs included leather craft in '39, art in '40 and the mixed chorus in his senior year. Art and hiking constitute Ralph's hobbies. CLAIR FRABLE--'tFlash" was on the Christmas wreath committee his senior year and in his junior year was on the cider committee, the dance ticket com- mittee, and the decorating committee of the Hallowe'en Social. Upon graduation he is planning to enter the United States Maritime Cadet Corps School. 1 W 29 RROR CLASS OF 1942. PAUL GERHARD-Most of the extra-cur- ricular activities did not appeal to Paul, an amateur radio fiend. He did accum- mulate a variety of clubs however. His choices were art '39, airplane '40, math '41 and special typing in '42, Paul is still undecided about his plans after graduation. BEULAH GETZ-"Getzy", a member of the wreath committee, typed defense work, helped with the Hallowe'en So- cial and belonged to embroidery club her freshman, junior, and senior years, and to glee club her sophomore year. Roller skating and swimming are her hobbies. Beulah plans to be a steno- grapher or typist. GEORGE GILBERT-"Chip" of gas station fame has been in four different clubs in four yearsg he started in the junior sportsmen's clubg then he joined the cam- era clubg his junior year he was in math club, and he ended high school with rifle club. He plans to enter aviation. KATHRYN GREEN-"Greenie" served on the senior class Christmas Wreath com- mittee this year. In her junior year she was a member of the needlework club while this year the home economics club received her attention. At present Kath- ryn's plans after graduation are uncer- tain. 1 VERNA GREEN-"Greenie" was a typist for the Civilian Defense Committee and on the ticket committee for the senior class play. Home economics is the club that interested Verna in her final year. For her future plans, Verna intends to enter Henryts Beauty Culture School and graduate a full-fledged beautician. BETTY HAGENBUCH-Betty served on the Hallowe'en Social ticket and wrap committees. Having been transferred from Aquashicola school where she be- longed to cooking and literature clubs, she joined the needlework club her jun- ior and senior years in high school. Betty's hobbies are working crossword puzzles and reading. Her plans after graduation are indefinite. ALEX HALULKO-"Muggs" has been a member of the chess club two years. He definitely must have a liking for long walks as he is a Caddie in his spare time. "Muggs" plans to work at New Jersey Zinc Co. or perhaps he will enter the armed forces of "Uncle Sam." JAMES HAMMOND-"Jim", a Hi-Y mem-- eleven ber, ended up his senior year with a bang, working on the football and basketball refreshment committees, the senior prom committee, and participating in the sen- ior class play. James, who served on committees for the Hallowe'en Social and junior class party, has decided to bless Rutgers with his presence. MIRROR CLASS OF 194 " .fl 0 a kkii. 5-., s- . JOHN HAWK-Coming to Palmerton high school in his junior year, 'tJack" played football in '41 and '42 and belonged to the gym club the same years. In his senior year "Jack" was elected to the Hi-Y club where he helped in the de- fense stamp sale. He plans to attend college, but has not yet decided which one. CARLIN HAYDT-"Lefty", a Hi-Y mem- ber in '41 and '42, plans to Work after graduating from Palmerton high school. Pitching was "Lefty's" job on the base- ball team in '41 and '421 he also played one of the halfback positions on the foot- ball team in '42 after trying out in '40 and '41, MARGARET HAYTMAN-"Peggy" Work- ed on the wreath committee and on the Hallowe'en Social refreshment commit- tee. In her junior year she was an usher for Commencement, Baccalaureate, and District Chorus. Photography, bowling, and sewing are her hobbies, and she was in sewing club three years. After grad- uation she will take up nursing. BETTY HEINEY-This year Betty was a member of the senior class play ticket committee and sold wreaths at Christmas time. In her junior year she was on tne basketball team, played intramural bas- ketball, and served on the ticket and wrap committees for the Social. Her plans include nurses' training. tw GLENN HANDWERK-Very ambitious, "Gunther" was a member of the basket- ball and football refreshment committees, class gift committee, senior class play, baseball manager, Hi-Y, and assisted in the Hallowe'en Social. He was in cam- era, "Mirror", and physics clubs and pro- fesses his hobby is chemistry. He plans to attend Lehigh. ROBERT H A N D W E R K - Our record- breaking miler the past four years, "Gump" was an assistant scout master and a member of the Hi-Y club. He helped with the Hallowe'en Social on the dance committee and belonged to bowling, leathercraft, and airplane clubs. His hobbies are camping and track, and he plans to attend college. MARGARET HARANKA-Margaret serv- ed as a member of the senior Christmas wreath committee, while in her junior year, she was on the Hallowe'en Social ticket committee. Sewing club interested her in her freshman and sophomore years, embroidery in her junior year, and nature club this year. Her plans are indefinite. ANN HARTFORD-"Chick", a Hutist in clve our orchestra for three years, vice-presi- dent of the Tri-Hi-Y, and a member of the "Mirror" staff, still found time to be a cheerleader for two years. On the senior class play committee this year and a debater her sophomore year, Ann plans to attend Colby college. QROR EARL HENNING-Time will find "Dutch" in the United States Marines or Merchant Marine. He was a member of the foot- ball team his senior year. Junior sports- man's club was chosen by Earl in '39, '40 and '41, and industrial arts club rounded out his career this year. GLENN HEYDT-"Angelo',, whose hobby is photography, made posters for the senior class play this year. During his junior year he participated in the Hallo- we'en Social by Working on the dance, novelty, wrap, and decorating commit- tees. After graduation he has decided to celebrate and then work. WILLIAM HOLZMAN-"Holcy" served on the junior class party ticket committee and helped make the Hallowe'en Social a success by assisting the refreshment committee. In regard to hobbies, he thinks bowling is tops. After having graduated Bill has decided to learn a trade. MILDRED HORN-"Mi1ly,', a Tri-Hi-Y member for three years, served on the football refreshment, basketball refresh- ment, and announcement and name card committees her senior year. Class treas- urer her junior year, she was chairman of the wraps and novelty committees and served on the ticket committee for the Social. She plans to attend St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing. CLASS OF 1942 VALERIA HREBICEK-'AVI-11", a Tri-Hi-Y member, was a "Mirror" typist and an usher for the Christmas pageant. In her junior and senior years she took part in the operetta and acted as assistant busi- ness manager for the "Mirror". She be- longed to glee club three years and sew- ing club this year. Valeria plans to attend Strayer's Business College. TONY JERINGO-"Neno" plans to assist his father in their coal business after graduation. He acted as his homeroom president in '42 and was kept busy by the senior class refreshment and Wreath com- mittees his senior year. Math club en- tertained Tony in '42 or was it vice versa? MICHAEL KAKALEJCIK-"Kack'l, one of the famous Blue Ridge Country Club caddies, has the unusual hobby of study- ing aircraft. Besides entering the chess and junior sportsmens' clubs his fresh- man year, Mike also played football that year. His plans for the future are still undecided. KARL KEIPER-'tPete", who participated in football his sophomore and junior years, works as a paper carrier and trac- tor driver outside school. For hobbies he likes hunting, target shooting, and over- hauling and greasing his car. He plans to enter trade school or might possibly join the army. thirteen MIRROR R MICHAEL KOST--The 'tHamburger King", who worked at the Luncheonctte after school, was the football manager his sen- ior year as well as a member of the wreath committee. A loyal Hi-Y mem- ber for three years, his hobby is follow- ing sports activities. His ambition is to ,loin the United States Navy or Merchant Marine. HELEN KRAWCHUK-'tScratch', was a member of the cast of the senior class play and a typist for the "Mirror". In her junior and senior years, she was a basketball varsity member. In addition, Helen was a member of the gym club four years. Her plans are uncertain. GLENN KRESGE-"Lamebrain" ended his high school career after having partici- pated in track and basketball three years, football one year, the senior class play, and in Hi-Y three years. He also served on the commencement pageant commit- tee, the senior issue of the "Mirror", and as chairman of the senior prom. He hopes to attend college. MORRIS KUEHNER-Morris, a member of the physics and checker clubs, was a member of the senior finance committee. He is a very patient lad which is readily seen as he has for his hobby fishing. When not busying himself with studies he finds time for his secondary hobby of sports. He plans to attend college but is undecided as to choice. fou CLASS OF 194 JAMES KELLEY-'tJack" demonstrated hi athletic prowess by playing on the Ram Club and the P. H. S. baseball team. member of the wreath committee an various refreshment committees, he wa active in junior sportsman and riHe clubs. Sports are his hobbies and, if the Navy does not claim "Jack", he will seek em- ployment. DORRIS KEMMERER-The singing star o the class has participated in operetta fo three years which perhaps accounted fo her hobbies of piano and singing. "Hippy", a Tri-Hi-Y member, has been active in dramatics club and oratory. Varying her talents, she was active i "Mirror" work, senior pageant, and member of the wreath committee. Sh plans to enter Oberlin College. RADELL KLEINTOP-"Della", a transfer student from Danielsville, swung righ into things all around school. She serve on the basketball and football refresh ment committees, and the christma wreath committee. A Tri-Hi-Y girl fo three years at home, and one year a P. H. S., "Della" plans to attend the A1 lentown General Hospital School 0 Nursing. UTH KLOTZ-"Kid," a Tri-Hi-Y mem ber, belonged to the debating team an 1he orchestra four years and the "Mir- ror" staE two years. She was a senior class play understudy, participated in the operetta two years, and played girls' basketball her junior year. Ruth, whc plans to take up nursing, will attend Temple University. WIRROR ROBERT KUTNEY-After leaving Palmer- ton high school, Robert plans to seek em- ployment. Coming to Palmerton high in '41, "Chosef" was elected vice-president of his homeroom in 142. At first he chose junior sportsman's club, then he changed to rifle in '41 and '42. EUGENE LEINDECKER-E u g e n e took part in the operetta from which his mus- ical talents may be seen. Due to an op- eration on his arm which forced him to miss several weeks of school, he was forced to abandon our class during the middle of this school year. FRANK LENDVAY-"Slug" was on the decorating committees of Hallowe'en So- cial and senior prom, and also served as advertising manager of senior class play and chairman of baseball refreshment committee. He works as a Store clerk after school and has decided to let the future take care of itself. BEATRICE LEH-'fBea", a devoted glee club member for the last four years, has participated in the operetta three years. CLASS OF 1942. Her junior year she toiled on ticket and cider garden committees for the Hallo- we'en Social, while she served on the operetta ticket committee when a sopho- more. As yet her plans are undecided. WILLIAM LIPICS-After leaving the halls of Palmerton "Bull" plans to work for the N. J. Z. Co. Bill had his big interest in football, playing on the varsity eleven in '40, '41 and '42, he also was chairman of the senior class color and flower com- mittee and a member of the senior class motto committee. MANUEL LOPEZ-"Lolo" 0 t h e r w i s e known as "Devil," "Pizano',, "Blackie", and "Jazzbo", was first-string quarter- back on the football team this year and played jay Vee basketball his junior year. Memorizing popular songs, sports, and collecting are his hobbies. His plans are to enter the United States Marine Corps. MARY MACHALEC-Mary Worked on the wreath committee her senior year and belonged to Crocheting club her freshman and sophomore years and to home eco- nomics club her senior year. Reading is her hobby. After graduation she plans to attend the Allentown Business College unless she finds a job. JEAN MACK-"Mac", a Tri-Hi-Y girl, was in the operetta in her senior and junior years. During her senior year, she was a member of the Christmas wreath committee. In her junior year, , Jean was a committee head for the Hal- lowe'en Social. "Mac" plans to enter nurses' training. fifteen MIRROR 3 . xx M0 CLASS OF 1942 JANE MONTZ-'tPete" literally worked her way up, being on the "Mirror" staff and Tri-Hi-Y roll call three years and ending as co editor and treasurer respectively This year Jane was also a member of the s n1or class play committee and cast while last year she was co chairman of the cider garden for the Social VIVIAN MOONEY Shanty, an ardent sports enthusiast has been a member of the Mirror advertising staff for two years and the gym club for four years appearing in the annual gym exhibit each year Vivian plans to attend Temple University to study nursing DOROTHY NANOVIC Dottie a debatei and Tri H1 Y girl was a member of the cast of the senior class play Dorothy was on the Mlfl or staff and the civilian defense committee A member of the dramatic club in her senior year Dottie plans to take a five year course in nurs ing at the University of Pennsylvania N ' V1 Q -A To is ut., .asa M ' ' . . . . ' M t . i - V ' Y 1: H t QR P . . . . . X R X H. " BETTY NICHOLAS-"Bl0l'1di6" aided in PETER ONDRASIK-"Pete", a shy athlete, is still undecided about his plans after graduation. Peter played varsity baseball his junior and senior years, and football captured his interests as a sophomore and junior. "Pete', proved to be a very adept and versatile player in the ping pong club his junior year. LOUISE OWENS-"Wizz" participated in the operetta three years, belonged to the high school trio, went to District Chorus two years and to State Chorus her junior year. A member of the mixed chorus her freshmen, sophomore, junior and sen- ior years, her hobby is music. Louise plans to study music after graduation. DORIS PARRY-Doris, perhaps the most silent senior P. H. S. has ever seen, was a member of the Christmas wreath com- mittee during her senior year. Outside school Doris passed her time by doing housework, while in her junior year she was a Red Cross Club member. Her future plans are undecided. MARY ELLEN PARRY-"Jackie" served on the senior class play and ticket and Christmas wreath committees this year. Last year she was on the cider commit- tee for the Hallowe'en Social. She be- longed to the embroidery club for two years, the hobby club last year, and this year the special typing club. Her plans are uncertain. sixteen the success of the Hallowe en Social and wreath committee. She participated in the peaceful and useful art of knitting, being a member of that club three years. Outside school "Blondie" busies her- self as a waitress and typist. Roller skating and photography are Betty's hobbies and she plans to work in a de- fense plant. RROR ERNEST PEARSOL-Ernest, the big man of our class, was a member of the senior class wreath committee and belonged to junior sportsman and fishing clubs. He busied himself on the farm outside school while Hy tying, fishing, and stamp col- lecting are his hobbies. His plans are uncertain. STEPHEN POLOKOVICS-"Spark" hopes to find his future in electrical welding or as a machinist. He was a member of the sportsman's club in '39 and '40, the camera club in '41, and finished with the rifle 'club in '42. Steve was a member of the industrial arts course. JANE POLSKY-'tJennie" worked on the senior class play ticket committee and the Hallowe'en Social cider committee. In her sophomore year she participated in the May Day Festival and the Christ- mas program her freshman year. Bowl- ing and swimming are her hobbies and she belonged to mixed chorus and nature study clubs. Her plans are uncertain. l ELEANORE POTISK-'tElla", a Tri-Hi-Y ' girl and a member of the glee club for the last four years, has been on the senior class play ticket committee, wreath com- mittee, and basketball and football re- freshment committees. In addition Elea- nore was a varsity girls' basketball play- er the last two years. She plans to enter training at the New York Hospital. CLASS OF 1942 JOHN POWERS-Co-sports editor of the "Mirror", "Yhonno" has been active in golf club, making the team in his junior year. A member of the Hi-Y club, he is an avid tennis and bowling fan, although skiing is his favorite sport. His plans are uncertain. JOSEPH PSARSKY-"Curly", the accor- E .4 at S6V6l'ltCE'T1 dion player, has been on the S. K. S. gym team and the Slovak dramatic club four years outside school, and served as chairman for the senior wreath commit- tee and vice-president of his homeroom this year. Now working as a pin-boy at the Neighborhood House, "Curlie,s" plans are indefinite. BETTE ROWE-Betty, on the Hallowe'en Social cider garden committee last year, served on the Christmas wreath com- mittee and did defense work this year. Her freshman year she was a member of the glee club and a member of the sewing club the last two years. Betty's plans are to attend the Hackensack School of Nursing. GLADYS SCHAFFER-"Glad" typed for the "Mirror" and was prompter for the senior class play. She worked on the Hallowe'en Social and after transferring from Aquashicola school joined the needlework and art clubs. Drawing and collecting pictures are her hobbies. Gladys' plans after graduation are as yet uncertain. MIRROR A ai l K XM CLASS OF 1941 LUCY SCHAFFER-Lucy, one of the few quiet members of the senior class, was a diligent member of the Hallowe'en Social committee in her junior year. In her freshman and sophomore years, Lucy chose sewing club, and in her senior year, the needlework club. Her plans as yet are uncertain. ATHRYN SCHATZLE-This year Kath- ryn was a member of the "Mirror', staff and press club. Last year she helped with the Halloweien Social, and belonged to the math club. In her freshman and sophomore years she was a sewing club member. Her hobbies are reading, cro- cheting, and bowling. She plans to take nurses' training. JOHN SCHLENNER-"Tut", who served on the high school safety patrol his soph- omore year, now does N. Y. A. work outside school. As hobbies he likes art and printing, and he has been in the airplane and leathercraft clubs his last two years. He plans to attend trade school if possible. LA VAUN SCHOTT-La Vaun participated MARY SELISKY-Mary, a typist for civil- ian defense, served on the Christmas wreath committee this year. Last year she served on the Hallowe'en Social cider garden committee, and crocheting club. In her sophomore year she was a glee club member. Her plans are uncertain. BEATRICE SERFASS-"Beaty" participat- ed in the operetta her junior year. A member of the mixed chorus three years, sophomore, junior, and senior, she be- longed to glee club her freshman year. Bicycle riding, horse-back riding, and embroidering interest her outside school. Beatrice's future is undecided. CLAUDE SERFASS-Claude, who spent his time after school working at a store, has as hobbies hunting, fishing, mechanic work, roller-skating, and reading comic magazines. His final year he was a member of the industrial arts club, while checkers interested him his jun- ior year. He plans to find a job. EDWARD SERFASS-"Eddie" has played baseball and taken the industrial arts club the last two years. Baseball, bas- ketball, bowling, and hunting rate with this athletic-minded lad as hobbies. In his sophomore year "Eddie" was a Hi-Y member. He plans to find a job and work after high school. eighteen in the operetta her junior year and work- ed on the Hallowe'en Social. She has been in mixed chorus her last three years of high school and was in glee club her freshman year. Swimming and ice skat- ing are her hobbies. LaVaun's plans after graduation are uncertain. ,RROR CLASS OF 1942 -' RANDELL SERFASS-"Doc", a cheerful member of the senior class, busied him- self outside of school by digging graves. He is an accomplished virtuoso of hilly billy rhythm and was a member of the auto drivers club. "Doc" plans to fur- ther his education by attending Echol's Embalming School of Philadelphia. OLGA SHELLHAMMER-This Tri-Hi-Y girl served as a typist for the "Mirror", as well as a member on the Christmas wreath committee, and the basketball and football refreshment committees dur- ing the past year. In her junior year, Olga was on the cider committee for the Social. She plans to attend Bethlehem Business College. BARBARA S H E P H E R D-A Tri-Hi-Y member for two years, "Sheppy" partic- ipated in the operetta three years, girls' track last year, and helped with civilian defense work this year. In '39 and '40, she was a member of the dramatic club, and a glee club member in '41 and '42, Her plans are to attend Moravian. ALICE SIEGMOND-"Alley Oop" served on the wreath committee, the senior class play ticket committee, and the refresh- ment committee for the senior class party. She was on the ticket and refresh- T ALLEN SILFIES-Allen WHS One Of OUT ment committees for the Hallowe'en So- quieter students. He was an active mem- eial and belonged to home economics, ber of the Junior Sportsman League for hobby, and embroidery clubs. Alieefs two years and was a participant in math future plans are uncertain. club for two years. Allen's hobbies are fishing, saving coins fa good hobby for anyoneb, and playing musical instru- ments. His plans for the future are un-- decided as yet. HELEN SISKA-t'Sis", a Tri-Hi-Y lassie and t'Mirror" Business Manager, was on the Christmas wreath, senior class play ticket, football, and basketball refresh- ment committees during her final years. Interested in art, Helen has helped to decorate the gym several times and was an enthusiastic civilian defense worker. Her plans are uncertain. CARL SMITH-"Smitty", a pinboy at So- kol Hall, his final year took part in the senior class play, and was a member of the senior class wreath committee. '4Smitty's" interest in airplanes can be seen by his selection of the airplane club in '40 and '41 and by his ambition to join the United States Air Corps. ADA SNYDER-Ada, an orchestra mem- ber four years, belonged to Tri-Hi-Y and served on the Christmas wreath and class play ticket committees this year. Last year she was a debating team member and chairlady of the Hallowe'en Social cider stand. Her plans are uncertain at present. . -- nineteen -Y J, Nl I R R O R fr" 53 .:q,, ,Q iq. E M, fri 1 .1 Z.- wg, '... g 3 ,- I J zz. JEAN STEINMETZ-"Smiley", a Tri-Hi-Y girl, served as a loyal member of the gift, basketball, football, and Christmas wreath committees during her senior year. Outside school, 'gJean" was em- ployed at the Blue Bomber, while she "slung the hash" at home in her extra moments. She plans to be a dental hy- gienist. LOIS STEMLER-A member of the senior class play, t'Shorty" belonged to Tri-Hi- Y this year, and debated in '40 and '41. She participated in the operetta her jun- ior and sophomore years. For three years a member of the glee club, this year Lois chose typing club. Her plans are to go to college. JAMES STRIBANY - "Jimmy" played baseball his senior year and was in the gym exhibition the last two years. His peculiar hobby is to raise and train pigeons for racing purposes and long dis- tance flying. Also interested in photo- graphy, he plans to become a machinist mate. KATHLEEN STROHL-"Cats" belonged to gym club her freshman and sophomore years, and to embroidery and glee clubs her junior and senior years. Writing poems and short stories and reading are her hobbies, while outside school she does housework and N. Y. A. work. Although she wants to be a detective, Kathleen's plans are indefinite. tw CLASS OF 1942 WILLIAM SNYDER-"Bill", an orchestra member for six years, attended the East- ern District Band Convention in '41 and '42. A Hi-Y member for two years, t'Bil1" was kept busy by the operetta and tennis in '41 and the senior class play this year. He is still undecided about his plans after graduation. MARY SOESKA-"SutCh", Whose hobbies consist of reading and dancing, aided the Hallowe'en Social by serving on the cider committee. Mary chose a variety of clubs during her high school career, having been a member of the glee, dramatic, and typing clubs. She plans to enter nursing. JOHN SOLKSHINITZ - 'tJohnnie", co- manager of track, starting as a reporter his sophomore year worked his way up to advertising co-manager of the "Mirror" this year when he also served on the ticket committee of the senior class play. Outside school he works at the Lehighton airport and Caddies. He plans to be an airplane engine mechanic. GEORGE STEIGERWALT-Liking variety, cnty "Shorty", the midget of our class, be- longed to the checker, airplane, and in- dustrial arts clubs. He divides his time among farm work, Boy Scouts, and his hobbies of solving puzzles, airplanes, and checkers. His plans are undecided at present. MRROR MARGUERITE SUSANIN-'KPeggy", a member of the "Mirror" staff, pageant and senior class play committees and Christmas wreath committee, also pre- sided over the Tri-Hi-Y this year. Last year she was a member of the Hallo- we'en Social ticket committee and co- chairman of the hot dog and soda com- mittee. Her plans are to study diatetics. ERNEST SZAKACS-After winding up his career at Palmerton high school "Fut" will either be a N. J. Z. Co. employee or enter the armed forces. Ernest, a mem- ber of the bowling club in '41 and '42, was treasurer of the club in '42, He was also chairman of the senior class invita- tion committee and program chairman his senior year. FLOYD THALLER-As might be expected, chemical engineering at college is the ambition of "Flitter". Beside studying chemistry at Palmerton, Floyd also play- ed football in his junior and senior years. Another sport in which the two-year Hi- Y member competed was track in which he was proficient in high jumping and the dashes. ed in junior sportsmans club for three yeais and was also a member of the rifle club He helped make the Hallowe en So cial a su cess and served on various ie fieshment committees Stamp and coin collecting are his hobbies His plans are uncertain ROBERT THOMPSOM-t'TeX" participat- ' p, bb , 'N if if . .E ,r . i Q 5 as at Q +V wi Qi i 3 xg WR K E 4 sl ' . . . ,.,:, biutv L V twenty-mic CLASS OF 1942 ia, - K ef ,, 4 CHARLES TRESKOT-Athletic "Tick", winner of the Costenbader basketball trophy in 1942, plans to enter the Beth- lehem Trade School after graduation. Baseball in '41, '42, basketball in '42, and golf in '39 and '40 were fortunate, in- deed, to have as valuable a man as t'Tick" participating in them. JOHN TURKO-"Turkeyl', who served on the refreshment committee in the Hallo- we'en Social, did odd jobs outside school. Athletically minded, he has as hobbies hunting, swimming, skating, bowling, and cards. He plans to become either a weld- er or a t'midshipmite" in the navy. HELEN VIDO-Working on the Civilian Defense Committee has busied "Honey'l this year, as did the senior Christmas wreath committee. In her junior year "Honey" helped in the Hal1owe'en So- cial cider garden committee. Outside school, she does work for the N. Y. A., she plans to take up fashion designing or buying. GRACE WALK-"Shorty" worked on the wreath committee in her senior year, and belonged to Red Cross and typing clubs in her junior and senior years. Bicycle riding, sewing, dancing, collecting silver paper and pictures for her album are some of her hobbies. After graduation she plans either to work or to train for a nurse. MIRROR CLASS OF 194 LEEBERT WHITAKER-If you see "Lee" walking around the country chasing but- terfiies or dropping artificial flies in the streams, don't be alarmed, for besides being in fishing club four years, his hob- bies are hiking, hunting, fishing, making artificial fiies, and a butterfly collection. He plans to work upon graduation. MILTON YOUNG--" Junior", besides tak- ing an active part in the Hi-Y, golf, chess, and checkers clubs, found time to work as a sub-pin-boy and a clerk at M. W. Young and Co. Jewelry Store. His hob- bies are sports, cards, model airplanes, nature study, and drums. He plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania. MARIE ZELL-Although "Freckles" didn't participate in many extra-curricular ac- tivities before her senior year, she made up for lost time by being a consciencious member of both the senior class play ticket committee and the Christmas wreath committee. Marie has the inter- esting hobby of table decorations. Her future plans spell beautician. The First Reunion of the Class of 1942 Twenty-Hve years from today, June 12, 1942, at our silver reunion, we may be sure that the following items will all be true: The teachers will still tell the same old jokes. Glenn Handwerk will still be getting into trouble. Irma Brodi will still be a stooge. Delores Cunningham will still cackle. Russel Chaplinsky will still be bragging about the vultures. Professor John Young will be an admiral. Jane Montz will still be a "pet',. Lois Anthony will still turn boys' heads. Donald Peirce will still be a blonde. Glenn Kresge still won't catch on to a joke. Bob Handwerk will still be thataway about girls. Edward Serfass will still be playing second base. George Fedor will still be a lady-killer. George Steigerwalt will still be "shorty". Beatrice Leh will still be a glamor girl. Bill Baker will still be playing basketball. June Blose will still get "A's" in German. Helen Krawchuk will still wear sweaters. Dorothy Ashman will still have snakes. Wesley Bowman will still drive a coal truck. Marshall Beers and Kenneth Borger will still be traveling. Frank Lendvay will still be a butcher boy. The seniors will still Hunk tests. Dorris Kemmerer will still be singing. Louise Owens will still be hitting the high notes. Ruth Klotz will still be debating. George Gilbert will still be asleep. Floyd Thaller will still be blowing up things. Joe Psarsky will still have curly hair. John Powers will still be bashful with girls. Milan Brestovansky will still make marvelous speeches. Bill Lipics will still be playing hookey. Carson Batholomew will still be talking at some class meeting. Tony Jeringo will still be shoveling coal. Clyde Eckert will still come from the country. John Derkocz and Tony Jeringo will still be together. twenty-two IRROR CLASS OF' 1942 Gridiron Men Who Played Last Game for Palmerton Football Beginning the season with one of the lightest ams in the Lehigh Valley League and a new the Blue Bomber football team 'ad coach, vertheless broke even and rolled up 52 first wns to its opponent's 35. Under the guidance of head coach John C. Jung and assistant coaches Bill Lutz and hn Messersmith, Palmer- r1 won three games, beat- g Whitehall, Northamp- r1, and Slatingtong lost ree to Catasauqua, Ban- r, and Emmaus, and tied e with Stroudsburg. Since its first game with lmmit Hill was cancelled cause of the infantile ralysis scare, Palmerton ened its season by deci- 'ely defeating Whitehall -0 in a home game. The ue-and-White gained 10 downs to its oppon- 0. In their next game the ue Bombers played an enly contested game with roudsburg which ended a 6-6 tie, with the Bomb- s netting 10 first downs to eir opponent's 8. Although making 7 first wns and 114 yards in rimmage to Catty's 0 and respectively, the Blue- d-White eleven lost their me to Catasauqua, 7-6. st t's For the first time since football was re-in- stated at Palmerton, the Blue Bombers beat the Koncrete Kids 6-0, getting 4 first downs to Northampton's 3, in a close game showing no long runs. In its only non-league game of the season, Palmerton was crushed by Bangor, 27-6, roll- ing up 6 first downs to the opponent's 10. After being trounced in their next game with Em- maus, 24-6, the Blue Bornb- ers recovered in time to conquer their rival Slating- ton, 19-14, in the last game of the season. During the game, in which every grad- uating player was active, Palmerton chalked up 11 first downs to the Slate Lads' 4. Those who played their last time for Palmerton in the Slatington game are: Carson Bartholomew, John Derkacz, George F e d o r, Carlin Haydt, Donald Kres- ge, Bill Lipics, Manuel Lo- pez, Donald Peirce and Floyd Thaller. At the season's close, Donald Peirce, not shown above, was elected the team's captain, and John Derkacz, shown in lower picture, its most valuable twenty-three MIRROR CLASS OF 19- Palmerton Higlfs Basketball Team Although none ot' the boys on this year's team was material f'rom last year's first five, the Palmerton high basketball team, coached by Mr. W. 1-1. Wilhelm, won 12 ofthe 21 games they played. Losing but 5 of 14 games the Blue Bombers chalked up a total of 575 points in league com- petition to their opponents' 461. At the season's close the players voted Charles Treskot, a forward, the most valuable player to the team and he was awarded a trophy donated by Costenbader's Drug Store. This was the first year Charles played var- sity ball and the first year the trophy was given. Captaincd by Milan Brestovansky, the Bombers started their season by beating East Mauch Chunk and Wilson Boro by scores of 31-15 and 27-26 respectively in non-league games. Then misfortune stepped in and Palmerton lost three successive non-league games to Summit Hill 34-24, Bethlehem 33-24, and Summit Hill again 37-23. Recovering themselves they prevailed over Easton 28-21 and were then nosed out by the Alumni 27-25. in a game which ended the Bombers' non-league games for the season. Palmerton f'ans received a shock, when in their first league game of' the season, the Blue-and-White five dropped a 43-37 decision to Whitehall. However. they then accounted for three straight victories by overcoming Slatington 34-33, Stroudsburg 38-25, and Le- higliton 66-29. After Lehighton the Bombers met wh proved to be the first half as well as leagi champs, when they met Catasauqua and we defeated by a 58-39 score. Palmerton ended its first half by beati Northampton 38-23 and Emmaus 35-33 whit! gave them 5 victories and 2 losses. N The P. H. S. quintet opened the secol half by revenging its earlier defeat, trouncii Whitehall 51-345 however, they then lost, Slatington for the first time in 13 years by 32-31 score. l Stroudsburg and Lehighton were next sul dueci by the Bombers in a 30-29 and a 58-I game respectively. Again Catasauqua be Palmerton, but this time by a closer scor 34-31. Palmerton's second half was then ended l a loss to Northampton 34-35, and a win ov Emmaus 53-28. The last half' ended in a tie between Sla ington and Catasauqua t'or first place whit Catty easily took in a league playoff. Th left C-itasauqua the 1941342 champions of tl Lehigh Valley League. lt is interesting to note that Palmerton plaj ed 4 league games in which the Final outcon was determined by 1 point, 1 game in whim a field goal was the winning margin, and game in which the result was decided by thri points. Those players who were lost to Palmertor basketball team through graduation are: Mil: Brestovansky, John Derkacz, Glenn Kresg and Charles Treskot. twriity-foiir IRROR CLASS OF 1942 lll66I'l63llillg and Girls' Basketball Although limited, the sports activities for fls have proved quite successful this year, The cheerleading squad, coached by Mr. E. Gordos, did much to promote enthusiasm at th football and basketball tournaments and ld several outdoor pep meetings. Freshman ere also given an opportunity to cheer this ar during home football games and home V vee basketball games. The regular squad, consisting of four soph- omores, three juniors, and two seniors, alter- nated rides on the bus to away games. The senior cheerleaders were Lois Anthony Y who served as cheerleading captain, and Ann Hartford, the assistant captain. Though the scheduled games for the Pal- merton girls' basketball team were few, the P. H. S. lassies prepared for them by evenings of practice, which resulted in 3 of 4 possible ltlmiitilliiiwl on iriuc twciltv nine! L twenty-li vc QROR rack Sixty-two track candidates reported to Mr. Wilhelm, track coach, late in March. There re several hold-overs from the previous ir and a highly successful season was ex- rted. This year the squad held four dual meets, ming all of them. They also placed fourth the District Meet at Muhlenburg Field, entown. The seniors won the annual interclass meet one lone point with t'Gump', Handwerk ding the seniors with ten points. The scor- ' was as follows: seniors, 383 juniors, 37g fhomores, 28, and freshmen, 7. n the opening interscholastic meet Palmer- defeated Lehighton to the score of 72-32. ump" Handwerk again took high scoring iors with two first places for ten points. The imaus meet, which was its closest, was won Palmerton to the score of 58 1X3 - 56 2!3. The varsity selections for 1942 made by Mr. asehall 'almerton's baseball season did not end very rcessfully, the team winning but 2 of 6 nes and having its season cut short by k of transportation facilities. fn the 6 games, Palmerton amassed a grand al of 29 runs to its opponents' 41. However, e team had to go through the experience of ranging hands in the middle of the stream", during the middle of its season, Palmer- Us head baseball coach, Mr. J. C. Young s inducted into the navy, and Messrs. O. Blynn and G. W. Lutz assumed command co-coaches. 5almerton's first game of the season was a itest with Whitehall which ended 8-4 in 'or of the Zehyrs. Jack Clark and Philip :hardson did the losers' pitching, while inny Tomasic of the winners lasted the ,ole game. The entire game featured only ong hits, a double by Treskot of Palmerton i 2 doubles by Whitehall. In their next the Bombers edged out Slat- fton 2-1 with Clark and Richardson hurling ' the victors. The only long hit of the game s a two-bagger by Slatington. CLASS OF 1942 Wilhelm were as follows: Paul Bomba-pole vault, javeling Richard Bowman-javeling Harry Buhay-mile, Ger- hard Elm-Broad jump, Bruce Fields-sprints, 880 relay, Stinson Frantz-mile, Robert Hal- facre-880, mile relay, Lenard Halchevsky- 440, 8805 Robert Handwerk-880, mile, mile relay, Robert Hendricks-discus. Glenn Kresge-broad jump, sprints, mile relay, Kenneth Kuhla-Sprints, 880 relay, Karl Kummer-high jump, La Rue Leibenguth -pole vaultg William -Williams-high jump: Paul Skorinko-discus, shot put, Richard Smith-javeling Floyd Thaller-sprints, high jump, 880 relay, John Wask-440, 880, mile relay, William Williams-pole vault, Robert Wolfe-mile, and Frank Zeaka-440. The Seniors, who ended their track career on the Palmerton high team, are: Harry Buhay, Stinson Frantz, Robert Hand- werk, Glenn Kresge, and Floyd Thaller. The Blue-and-White nine then nosed out Lehighton 10-9 with Clark, Richardson, and Balliet doing the pitching. Again the only long hit was a double, this time by Donald Kresge of Palmerton. Palmerton then lost its last three games in succession, beginning with a return Slatington game. Clark and Richardson tossed for Pal- merton while Meagher oppossed them the whole game. A triple by Sobota of Palmerton was the sole long hit of the game. The second Palmerton loss was 10-6 to Northampton in a game featuring 2 home runs by the victors. The game ended finally with Charles Treskot, normally the first baseman, doing the pitching. In its season's last game the Blue Bombers were downed by Catasauqua 5-4 with Clark and Richardson again alternating on the mound. Todd's triple was the only long hit of the game. The players lost to Palmerton by gradua- tion are: James Kelly, Peter Ondrasik, Ed- ward Serfass, Jimmy Stribrany, and Charles Treskot. twenty-seven !ROR CLASS OF 1942 ebate and 66Mirror" Activities his year both the debating team and the rror," staff added to their prestige. The ating squad emerged from its season with 9 percentage, while the 'fMirror,' took two 3 places. he forsenic coach was Mr. M. P. Elbel, who an his coaching career last year, and the .rror" was again supervised by Mr. J. W. ttie, general adviser, and Mr. P. F. Cauff- 1, who concerned himself with the adver- ig and business end. Iebating has been a popular activity in E-I. S. this past year, with many students the senior high participating. The group ticipated in twenty-two contests, winning teen and losing nine. This is the largest uber of debates participated in by Palmer- for several years. eniors participating in debate this year e Ruth Klotz and Dorothy Nanovic. 3 seems that with each succeeding year the rror" wins more honors. During this past r with Bill Baker and Jane Montz, co- ors, at the helm the 'KMirror" won first :e in the Columbia Scholastic Press Asso- ion rating and first place in the National olastic Press Association rating. his year's staff has had more students on han any other year, the total rising to y-one students and two faculty advisers. eerleading and Girls, Basketball lfontinued from page twenty-fivej s and the totaling of 110 points to their onents' 86 he varsity, coached by Miss Emma Schleg- trounced the alumnae in the first game of season by a one-sided score of 28-13. In next game the teamwork improved and asauqua was beaten by the Palmerton s in a high-scoring game of 43-35. he Bomberettes next met their only de- . when they played the more experienced maus team in the Emmaus gymnasium and 24-8. After practicing to reduce their ik points and to build a stronger defense, I prepared for the return game. However, Emmaus lassies were unable to make the to Palmerton. he varsity was victorious in their return mg Titles Mr. Beattie taught special classes Thursday mornings towardlthe close of the year for those who wished to learn more about news- paper work and who were trying for pro- motion. A test was also given by Mr. Beattie to classify the reporters according to their ability. This year instead of waiting until the final letter award assembly, the "Mirror" staff pre- sented an original assembly program consist- ing of various scenes showing the Work put into one issue of the "Mirror," At the end of the program those students who earned letters were awarded them. Seniors who have participated in the "Mir- ror" work are: Reporters: Dorothy Ashman, Russell Chap- linsky, Ann Hartford, Dorris Kemmerer, Ruth Klotz, Dorothy Nanovic, John Powers, Kath- ryn Schatzle, William Snyder, and Marguerite Susanin. Helen Siska, a senior, acted as Business Manager while Franklin Borger and John Solkshinitz, both seniors, were advertising co- managers with Vivian Mooney, another senior, as assistant. The typists, all seniors, were Lois Fatzinger, Valeria Hrebecik, Helen Krawchuk, Gladys Schaffer, and Olga Shellhammer. game with Catasauqua, easily winning by a 31-14 score. The game was comparatively slow with Palmerton substituting most of its players and remaining ahead at all times. At the close of the season Miss Schlegel was presented with a trophy by the team to show its appreciation of the work she did training them. The jay vee girls also showed promises for the future by decisively conquering an Aqua- shicola team. The senior varsity members were: Helen Krawchuk, captain and high scorer, Florence Behler, forward, Cleo Dewalt, forwardg Elea- nore Potisk, forward, Evelyn Andrews, guard, and Lois Anthony, guard. Irma Brodi, a senior, served as the varsity's manager. Every class does it, so here's 1942's contribution to the Hit Parade: Swing, Mister Charlie-Mr. Charles Lore On a Bicycle Built for Two-Mrs. John Craig Take Me Out to the Ball Game-Mr. O. M. Blynn I Don't Want to Walk Without You-Montz and Hartford Jim-James Hammond Three Little Sisters-Hrebicek, Mack, Fatzinger twenty-nine MIRROR CLASS OF 191 Gym Clubs A fairly large profit was realized from Pal- merton high school's annual gym exhibition held Thursday and Friday evenings, April 16 and 17, with a matinee on Thursday. From the beginning oi' this school year the girls and boys gym clubs, coached by Miss Emma Schlegel and lVIr. G. W. Lutz respective- ly, began practicing for the exhibition. The girls began by learning the rhythm and fundamental steps of the taps and dances, gradually proceeding to the more complicated steps, and finally whole dances. In addition to these dances the girls featured tumbling acts, a colorful Waltz, and a combined boys' and girls' marching drill. There were three senior girls who graduated from the ranks oi' the girls, gym clubg they are: Lois Anthony, Helen Krawchuk, and Vivian Mooney. Under the guidance of Mr. Lutz the boys gym club practiced at first during regular gym club periods, and then, as the exhibition date approached, in the evenings. Skill and practice were evidenced by the varied exercises on the apparatus. The fe: on the horizontal bar, parallel bars, and hoi proved to be quite popular among the spe tators. In addition the troupe went through series of original drills on the mats. As in past years the clowns again we activeg under the direction of Jack Hawk, senior, they presented original acts. A novelty of the program was the combini seventh and eighth grade junior exhibit, fe turing basketball, wrestling, matwork, and t buck horse. This year pyramids were formed on a ladd apparatus by the boys in various color lights. As a fitting and appropriate ending, t combined gym clubs staged a patriotic gra' finale consisting in the formation of a lar V while the national anthem was being plays Five berths were occupied by seniors 1 this year's boys gym team: the boys holdi these berths were: Kermit Beers, Jack Haw Manuel Lopez, Joseph Psarsky, and Jam Stribrany. 0 thirty QROFZ 3tl0ll2ll Honor Society - 1942 r if Evelyn Ardre Dorothj Aslman 'GQ w Liam 'lake CLASS OF 1942 an I1 Z' ex' 'Ivanov- James lamaord -lade 1 lei. L Q. if dwozk -an Hum otz yr elen rs cr nm s mour lem Kresge Ju e ritz , Donald Deli ce .Tune Seltz Glad is Schaffer Heian Siska ' arp5m.ezl..e Suse ix .9 in Derkocz without Tony Jeringo. nn Kresge without a razor blade. ln Powers without Marion. lfessor Learn without a chaos. yd Thaller missing a chem class. J Handwerk in school two days i 'dy Hall without George Gilbert. l Henning without an invention. Il H. 1'OW, thirty Professor Mi1ler's car running on water. Pete Ondrasik out with a girl. Clyde Eckert without "longies". Mr. Eckert without a poem for every occasion Wesley Bowman coming to school Wednesday: The senior class doing something right. Lab equipment not disappearing. Marshall Beers not traveling. -OHS MIRROR CLASS OF 194 The Changing Faculty Above are the thirty-four faculty members ol' Palmcrton high school pictured at the be- ginning of the 1941-42 school term. Two of these, Mrs. Marvin W. Foley and Mr. John C. Young, were replaced during the year by substitute teachers. Miss Priscilla Wescott was added to the faculty for next year, replacing 81044 Jfqdlefzia The senior class of 1942 started the begin- ning of its end one fateful day in September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine- teen hundred and forty one when the mem- bers returned through those beloved t?J port- als for their twelfth and final year-they thought. After receiving their books and inscribing their degrees, titles, nicknames, and other identifications on every page-well-every other page, Cas well as desks, chairs, walls, etc.J they carefully packed the books away in their locker where they remained undisturbed for the following eight months. Things got under way with a bang in chem lab when some scientist was experimenting in order to find out which was the stronger, the floor or a test tube . . . also the first lab equipment began disappearing. Then came football. Some seniors played with the team on the field, some coached in bleachers, and the others were busy selling or should we say trying to sell refreshments. One man is probably still mystitied about how after paying a quarter for a soda and hot dog he received a dime, a nickel, and a quarter for change. However, the team made up for that which the refreshment committee lacked by beating Northampton for the first time in a Mrs. Foley, while Mrs. Douglas A. Roth con pleted Mr. Youngs term as a substitute teach er. Mr. Robert B. Hunter, special educati teacher, will not return next year, having at cepted a position as Supervisor of Speci: Education in the tri-county area of Unio Snyder, and Mifflin counties, Pennsylvani game characterized by Northampton's doub reverse fumbles. One bright Monday morning someone in tl hall mentioned the "Vultures." From tha time hence the "Vultures" have been the tal of the school. For those who still have not mf them, I might say that they are a secret orde of the wolves of the senior class who hat sworn not to attend school for more tha three straight days and not to miss an athlet contest. Near the end of November the basketba season got under way, with the refreshmel committee still trying--oh, well, they learns the hard way. Then came spring, when a young man fancy turns to baseball. Ah, yes,-the wolve were still batting 1000. The next event of importance was whe several senior girls who never miss a bargai night at the Ranch House won their silvf spurs. Thus on the twelfth day of June in the ye: one thousand nine hundred and forty two th wide earth creaked and rocked on its ax when the Seniors of S,S. Palmer high schon were set free to make the world a safer insar place in which to live. thirty-two S i ! I E E 3 F 1us


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