The Park School - Spark Yearbook (Buffalo, NY)

 - Class of 1953

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For that day Bradley Chapin will never forget us, for the year it started we will always remember him. Remember the snowball fight he started above the North Wall-the day he missed class, because he'd been thrown in the Pond-the grin with which he so often terminated a class twenty minutes ahead of time-his constant lending of knowledge to us until we could develop our own-the many problems of class dances, colleges, and Senior theses which he helped to solve with his wisdom, enthusiasm and experience-the smile which gave us confidence-the understanding which made a gigantic dilemma insignificant? We, the Class of 1953, remember and for these memories dedicate the SPARK to this small, grinning and fearless dynamo. 2 MR. BRADLEY CHAPIN l' J-tpi,fA,iVV 'r , . , fp., 9 ' I ' ' 2 wiv! X -"N 'N In ,x w qv- .77'3fa5f-1' :7'- - .A . 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Help us, in these times, to see beyond the artificial luster, nowadays demonstrated so freely. Help us by giving us a true sense of values, on which to base our ideals and future goals in life, by which properly to evaluate our ideas and pastimes, and better to understand and control our emotions and passions. Help us to know what is right, and to want to do what is right, for most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do, but don't always do it. Thereby may we become better individuals, and serve our country better. In Thy spirit's name we ask for this guidance. AMEN Karl Heilborn Grade XII 0 DINING ROOM COMMITTEE-3 SPARK PRODUCTION COMMITTEE-4 Lit. Board-4 CLASS VICE PRESIDENT-3 Art Board-4 CLASS PRESIDENT-4 FOOTBALL-3 CHORUS-2, 3, 4 SOCCER-2,4 ORCHESTRA-2, 3, 4 BASKETBALL-2, 3, 4 BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 Co-Captain-4 LATEST BASEBALL--2, 3, 4 Contributor-3, 4 TRACK-2, 3, 4 Whether it's a Freshman girl asking for help, someone frantically pleading for aid in designing a poster, the wrestling coach searching for a lost man, or the audience yelling "encore!"--you can be sure that Terry is the man wanted. His sturdy spirit and determination give him that "up and at 'em" attitude in his studies and in sports. This is seen in his performance on this year's soccer team and as captain of this year's basketball team. Terry's three years at Park have been characterized mainly by his leadership, friendliness, sports ability, and his know-how-to-have-fun. He has served in several class positions, among which was the iob of Senior class president. His efficiently placid dark-eyed exterior never gives hints of what fires are ablaze beneath. He often gives the intentionally misleading impression that his way with girls is completely their own idea. lWe wonderll lt is the combination of energy, spirit, and modest efficiency which makes Terry the likeable person he is. "A merry heart maketh a cheery countenance." 4 PAUL L. OPPENHEIMER STUDENT COUNCIL LATEST Financial Chairma rr-4 Contributor Representative-3 SPARK FINANCIAL CHAIRMAN OF PRODUCTION-3 Subscription Manager-2 SOCCER-I, 2, 3, 4 COMMUNITY CHEST COMMITTEE-3 BASKETBALL DINING ROOM COMMITTEE-3 Manager-3 PARK-HARLEY COMMITTEE-2 WRESTLING-2, 3, 4 CHORUS-l, 2, 3, 4 FENCING-I BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 TRACK-'l, 2, 3, 4 "July, l957: Monsieur Paul Oppenheimer, the ambassador of good will from America, arrived 'here in Paris today for a two years' stay. Vous Stes le bien-venu, monsieur!" It wouldn't be hard to imagine this in the "Paris Soir," since the very mention of Paul recalls enthusiastic reports about Europe and his strong determination to go back there soon. He certainly ought to fit in quite well since his dress is worthy of an Englishman, and his generosity and love of gaiety are unequaled by those of any Frenchman. His knowledge of financial affairs would top that of any Scotchman, and his temper could beat that of a Russian, Spaniard, and Italian all rolled into one. Park School has profited from Paul's questioning spirit and desire for real understanding which have stimulated many to re-examine the va- lidity of some of their pet ideas, particularly since Paul's charm and finesse make his criticisms easy to take. "The heart is as big as the voice is loud." I MARCIA .IEAN BUELL PRODUCTION COMMITTEE SPARK .CHAIRMAN-3 Art Board-3 STUDY HALL COMMITTEE HOCKEY-2. 3, 4 CHAIRMAN-4 BASKETBALL-2, 3 COUNTRY FAIR COMMITTEE-2 BOWLING-4 CHORUS-2, 3, 4 GOLF'-3 GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 LATEST News Editor-4 "Got a problem?"-Call on Jean! You can be sure of getting the help you need, whether it is turning the heel of a sock you are knitting or organizing an important proiect. Jean's driving power has helped pub- lish the LATEST at times when it seemed impossible to make the dead- line. Her work on the Study Hall Committee has been the downfall of many an unruly student, but she administered iustice fairly, and the supervision of the study hall has reflected her influence. ' Under her chairmanship, last year's Production Committee succeeded in the difficult iob of coordinating in one program two very different presentations. Extremely versatile, Jean has great ability also in the field of sports, where she has both participated and led. Because of her friendly outgoing personality, Jean is not limited to serious pursuits alone. She is a good mixer, and has a variety of in- terests both in and out of school. "All succeeds with people who are of sweet and cheerful disposition." 5 HAROLD L. RUSLANDER COMMUNITY CHEST CHAIRMAN-3 FOOTBALL-2, 3, 4 ATHLETIC COMMITTEE-4 Co-Captain-4 STUDY HALL COMMITTEE-4 SOCCER-I CHORUS-I, 2, 3 BASKETBALL BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 Manager-4 LATEST WRESTLING-I, 2, 3 Circulating Manager-4 TRACK-I, 2, 3, 4 Contributor-I, 2, 3 SPARK Contributor-I, 2, 3 The solid workmanship that is Harold's aim in his hobby, printing, also makes him look for good organization and quality of performance in all phases of our school life. To any discussion he contributes from a wide range of experiences a carefully considered iuclgement, but tempers his seriousness with a subtle sense of humor and a pleasant smile. Through his years at Park, Harold has made use of his special skill by printing handbills, tickets, programs for many Park functions, and head- lines for the LATEST. Because of his exacting sense of the value of money, he was often called upon to serve as financial chairman. His success as chairman of the Community Chest campaign in 1952 is proof of his thoroughness and drive. Because of this same spirit the football team depended on Harold's power to tackle and block the opposing team, as well as the coach. Besides participating also in wrestling and track he showed his general interest in sportsmanship as manager of the basketball team and as a member of the Athletic Committee during his Senior year. "It is the part of a wise man sometimes to be siIent." CAROL ANN SERNOFFSKY PRODUCTION COMMITTEE-4 HOCKEY-I, 2, 3, 4 Vice-Chairman-4 BASKETBALL-I, 2, 3 CLASS SECRETARY-l, 3 MODERN-DANCE'-14 CHORUS-l, 2, 3, 4 - BASEBALL-I, 2, 3, 4 GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 TENNIS-'l, 2, 3, 4 SPARK Lit. Board-I, 3 We are fortunate to have such a talented person as Carol in our midst. With her interest, ability and discrimination, Carol has been an active member of this year's Production Committee. Her lively musical sessions always draw an eager crowd and inspire our other virtuosos to chime in. Especially at the "after-thesis" party Carol, along with the other senior musicians, really sparked things up. Carol modifies our blue Monday feeling with her cheery "Did you have a good time this weekend?" Rousing ourselves from our weariness, we think back to our date, look up at Carol's smiling face and sigh, "maybe life isn't so bad after all!" "With Carol even a blue note has to cheer up." 6 JEAN H. HOOKER STUDY HALL CHAIRMAN-3 COUNTRY FAIR COMMITTEE-3 CHORUS-3, 4 onus' DISCUSSION CLUB--3, 4 LATEST Business Manager-4 BASKETBALL-3 With the cry "something must be done about this!" Jean has delved into every iob, from heading the Study Hall Committee or making posters for Country Fair and productions to managing the business for the LATEST. Her activities on the costume committee for our spring per- formances have shown her exceptional capacity for work and her efficiency. Jean's fellow students respect her for her unfailing sense of right and her inner need to uphold the right as she has seen it. From her deep knowledge of human troubles rises an understanding of people and a desire to help them with their problems. But lest you see her as a solemn Cassandra, remember her sparkling unconventionality, the unconcern with which she pokes fun at herself, her ability to see the humor of incongruous situations and human foibles, including her own. "Time cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety." ROBERT MORRISON cHoRus-3, 4 "N BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 LATEST Contributor-3 SO CCER-3 Manager-4 BOWLIN G-4 TRACK Ma na ger-3 "Nothing is impossible to the willing heart." lf you ever need Bob, you'll probably find him enioying the sociable atmosphere of Streeter. This haunt is like a second home to him, and he is the one most responsible for keeping it neat for his classmates. Once emerged from there he makes his way without over-agitation, smiling at the frantic hustle about him. But watch Bob in one of his more determined moods! When he suc- cessfullyl assumes charge of the young fry in the school bus, it becomes apparent that he has some qualities most valuable for his planned vo- cation, social work, namely persuasive affability and determination to create order out of chaos. As for showmanship and range of voice as the Moth, he can easily vie with Yma Sumac. -7 DENNIS KENDRICK WILSON CHORUS-I, 2, 3, 4 CHESS CLUB-3, 4 , LATEST-I, 2, 3, 4 BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 PENPUSHERS'-I, 2, 3 PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUB-3 Editor'-4 Managing Editor-3 SPARK Lit. Board-l, 2, 3 Art Board-4 FOOTBALL-2, 3, 4 Co-Captain-4 WRESTLING-2, 3, 4 Captain-4 SOCCER-I BASEBALL-I TRACK-I, 2, 3, 4 Denny possesses perhaps the most tenacious school spirit in the Senior class. He is never afraid to express his opinion in a school assembly, even though others may not always agree with him. He takes his responsibili- ties seriously and doesn't mind working hard in carrying them out. In his academic work as well as in extra curricular activities Denny shows tremendous drive and determination to succeed, as evidenced in his work in the Chemistry Lab, on the Latest, and as Stephen in the musical play, "Lost In The Stars." Denny is a wrestler and has competed in many school matches. This year he is captain of the team. Playing center he was an important member of the football team also. "Labor ipse voluptas." ELIZABETH JANE MANLEY STUDY HALL COMMITTEE-2 TENNI5-2. 3, 4 DINING ROOM COMMITTEE-4 BASKETBALL-2, 3 CHORUS-2, 3, 4 BOWLING-4 'GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-4 BASEBALL-2 SPARK Lit. Board-2 A pony tail topped with a bright red' bow . . . a sincere interest in the LATEST . . . an infectious giggle . . . a bang-up iob on New Year's Eve parties . . . Purpose and perseverance . . . an enthusiastic bowler with a style all her own . . . constructive work on the Dining Room Committee . . . Considerate and willing to cope with all sorts of problems . . . lespecially transportation to outlying districtsl . . . Patient and a good sport . . . an outstanding Girl Scout . . . All this is Jane. "How all her care was but to be fair And all her task to be sweet." 8 MARGARETTA O. LYON Program Chairman-4 Representative-3 COSTUMES CHAIRMAN--3 CLASS PRESIDENT-2 COUNTRY FAIR COMMITTEE-l -CHORUS-I, 2, 3, 4 GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 CHESS CLUB Secretary-3 Throughout her years at Park, Peggy has been recognized as an out- STUDENT COUNCIL SPARK Lit. Board-l Business Board-2, 3 HOCKEY--'l, 2, 3, 4 BASKETBALL-l, 2, 3, 4 BASEBALL-2, 3, 4 LACROSSE-2 standing leader. She has been deeply concemed with understanding the many problems that are posed by a true self-government of the school, and no discussion would be complete without the help of her clear thought and firm convictions. ' Many a committee has sought her advice and cooperation, from sheer menial tasks to important proiects, because they know they can count on her to give the full measure of her attention and energy to a iob. As program chairman this year, Peggy, with planning and foresight, has kept our very complicated schedule of activities from being snarled up. People are at ease in Peggy's company, because she makes them feel that she wants their friendship as much as they want hers. "Oh, there is a girl that's known in these parts, Her name is Peggy Lyon, and she's won our hearts. So we'd like to know A girl with more go- And we'lI stand by her to the end-oh!" KARL AXEL HEILBORN sruosnr council cuonus-1, 2, 3, 4 vice President-4 soccsn-1, 2, 3, 4 couumv mn cHAmMAN-3 wnfsruno-1 uonrmo cHAmMAN-2, 3, 4 BASKETBALL-2, 3, 4 coMMuNnY cuesr communes-2 sAssaALL-1 Pnooucnon communes-1, 2, 3 TRACK-2, 3, 4 A quarter score years ago Karl came forth from the backwoods of Niagara Falls to the Park School. He was dedicated to the proposition that nature is the best teacher, and that the wide open spaces are the best school. Like his great prototype, honest Abe, however, he found a consuming interest for the benefit of his fellowmen, in his case the study of electricity and radio. lt seems altogether fitting and proper that Park School profited from his accomplishments for its Spring productions and dances, by making him chairman of its lighting equipment. Karl's straightforward manner, his determination, and his clear sense of values have won him the respect of his fellow students, and, as vice- president of the Student Council, he has been their best guarantee that government of the people, by the people, and for the people has not yet perished from this earth. "The force of his own merit makes his way." 9 SPARK CHORUS-l, 2, 3, 4 DAVID BUNIS ORCHESTRA-l, 2, 3, 4 WRESTLING-I, 2 BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 BASKETBALL-3, 4 CHESS-2 BASEBALL-I LATEST TRACK-l, 2, 3, 4 Contributor-l, 2, 3, 4 confrsbum.-1, 2, 3, 4 ' The old saying "Good things come in small packages,' fits David to a "T," because, like Napoleon, he combines a small stature with a mag- netic and conquering personality. With a bright smile he can walk right through a difficulty which his more elongated classmates would have to meet head-on. The most remarkable thing about this big little guy is his capacity for fun and sociability. Of the laughs this year's senior class has had, a good many were caused by something David said or did,-and that is quite an achievement considering the competition. Helpful and good-natured, David can magically provide a car when- ever one is needed to solve the problems of thumb-weary' hitchhikers, or whizz to "the corner" to furnish the famished seniors with some de- lectable refreshments. To see and hear David play the trumpet in the school orchestra is an experience, and a very unique one. The same enthusiasm that captures him while he plays this instrument also animates him on the basketball court and the ski slope, where his performance simply sweeps the by- stander aff his feet. "He is always laughing, for he has an infinite deal of wit." GAIL WALLACE STUMPF , ie- i 4- HOSPITALITY communes CHAIRMAN-3 CHORUS-l, 2, 3, 4 onus' Discussion cius-2, 3, 4 i-iocksv-1, 2, 3, 4 . . not from great deeds, sAsKmALL-1, 2, 3, 4 uckosss-1, 2 ,spd but good alone . . ." Gail has been a member of the Park Community since her nursery school days and has enriched it with her strength, her reliability and her quiet friendliness. Always ready to lend a helping hand, she has shown that she is capable of dealing with a variety of .responsibilities small or big, whether helping out in the nursery school, or greeting visiting teams and serving them refreshments, whether designing and executing posters for a school function or working on a piece of ceramics, she has ac- complished the iobs with steady work and great attention to detail. On hockey fleld and basketball court Gail has distinguished herself by skill and true sportsmanship. Her love for sports and her pleasant manner helped her serve ably as team manager and also as chairman of the Hospitality Committee in her Junior Year. l0 BARBARA ELLEN HURWITZ DINING ROOM CHAIRMAN-4 LATEST PROPERTIES CHAIRMAN OF Contributor-3, 4 PRODUCTION-2 BOWLING-4 COUNTRY FAIR COMMITTEE-2 MODERN DANCE-2, 3 PRODUCTION COMMITTEE-3 TENNIS-I, 2 DINING ROOM COMMITTEE-2 GOLF-3 CHORUS-I, 2, 3, 4 ARCHERY-I GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 With an air of nonchalance Babs has breezed through the process of being educated, and has mastered the many skills demanded with equanimity and poise. Her classmates, too, have found this grueling experience relieved by the atmosphere of light-hearted frivolity that Babs could create for them, even on the gloomiest day. And yet, in her years with us we have come to appreciate her as a genuine friend with deep'human insight, sensi- tivity and straightforwardness. Babs has carried out the iob of Dining Room Chairman graciously and has steered both, her committee and the dining room, with a light hand. Since Babs has already seen so much of the globe, we will not be surprised to hear some day, that her desire to travel has found ex- pression in interplanetary expeditions. "Light laughs the breeze in her castle of sunshine." RONALD PAUL MAIERHOFER STUDY HALL COMMITTEE-3 BASKETBALL-3, 4 COMMUNITY CHEST COMMITTEE-4 Co-Captain-4 CLASS TREASURER-4 WRESTLING-3 CHORUS-3, 4 BASEBALL--3, 4 BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 TRACK-3, 4 PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUB-3, 4 SOCCER-3, 4 Captain-4 ls it a bird? is it a plane? No! it's Supermaier . . . faster than a speed- ing bullet, more ,powerful than a locomotive . . . disguised as a mild- mannered sleepy student of the Park School. The quality: lethargy, the evidence: reserved couch in Streeter . . . the quality: vocabulary, the evidence: "Due to the hypersensitivity of the astronomical properties of the female gametophyte generation of the frog, it emits odors of putrefaction.". . . the quality: athletic ability, the evidence: kicking a ball with a single bounce over tall buildings . . . the quality: leadership, the evidence: captaincy of soccer and basketball teams . . . the quality: brains, the evidence: X-ray vision through the covers of books . . . the quality: mathematical ability, the evidence: even the Mogul of the Bookstore is satisfied . . . the quality: affability and humor, the evidence: Wouldn't you like to know?. . . the quality: a boom- ing baritone bleat, the evidence: a chorus of "Ach, du lieber Augustin" . . . the qualities: great . . . the space: small. ll BARBARA ANNE HOWARD ,...--... ,?h ,A ,,..,,...- ART CHAIRMAN OF SPRING LATEST PRODUCTION-4 Contributor-3, 4 DINING ROOM COMMITTEE-4 SPARK COUNTRY FAIR COMMITTEE-4 Art Board-3, 4 CLASS SECRETARY-4 HOCKEY-3, 4 CHORUS-3, 4 Cqpfqin-4 GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-3, 4 BASKETBALL-3, 4 Secretary-4 TENNIS--3 That blonde you iust saw dash by was the effervescence ofthe class of '53. A contagious tee-hee, a willingness to help, and a genuine love for people have come to spell "Bubbles," In the last two years that we've known Barb, her sparkling personality and her ability to make friends easily have become a part of us all. The "c'mon, haven't you any spirit" line shows the interest in Park she so quickly conceived, which we will never forget when we think of field hockey, basketball or Girls' Dis- cussion Club. With Bubbles go her artistic talents, her love for those "cute nursery schoolers," and-we fear-her most prized possession," the meat wagon." Behind her, Bubbles leaves the memories of a gay sense of humor, a cheery disposition, and a heart as big as that smile, that makes her a good friend to all. "Nothing great was ever accomplished without enthusiasm." AMANDA FISK STUDENT COUNCIL GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB-2, 3, 4 Representative-I PENPUSHERS-I, 2 ATHLETIC COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN-4 SPARK DANCE CHAIRMAN-2, 3 Lit. Board'-I COUNTRY FAIR Chairman of SPARK-room-2 Publicity Chairman-4 Business Editor-3 PUBLICITY CHAIRMAN OF HOCKEY-I, 2, 3, 4 PRODUCTION-4 BASKETBALL-I, 2, 3, 4 CLASS SECRETARY-2 BASEBALL-I CHORUS-I, 2, 3, 4 LACROSSE-2 Amanda has been a member of the Park School Community for ten years. In this time she has become well known for her cool, calm manner and her thoughtfulness and consideration for others. Faced with any iob or problem Amanda is able to develop a plan of attack, rally her re- sources, and gain command of the situation. In her Junior year Amanda, as Business Editor of the Spark, coped with the ditiicult task of organizing the book in a very efficient manner. In sports Amanda is on important addition to any team whether it be Field Hockey, Baseball or Basketball, for besides being a good athlete she has the spirit that carries a team to victory. As chairman ofthe newly formed Athletic Committee she has done a fine iob in welcoming visiting teams and providing home hospitality for those who need it. "She meets the changes time and chance present With modest dignity and calm content." I2 JUDY GOLDMAN STUDENT COUNCIL- Representative-4 PRODUCTION COMMITTEE--2 HOSPITALITY COMMITTEE-I RING CHAIRMAN-3 CLASS PRESIDENT-I, 3 CHORUS-I, 2, 3, 4 GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB--2, 3, 4 LATEST Contributor-I, 2, 3, 4 SPARK Corresponding Secretary-2, 3, 4 HOCKEY-I, 3 BASKETBALL-2, 3 MODERN DANCE-1, 2, 3, 4 TRACK-2 ARCH ERY-3 'Je tache que rien, qui touche les hommes, ne me soit Stranger." Without vivid descriptions of France, wild accounts of weekends, sudden exits to the biology lab,-without ,clever poetry, a firm stand for personal convictions on numerous class and school committees,-without a constructive attitude, a Mr. Anthony-flavor to a confidential con- versation,-without a happy laugh, a warming smile for everyone, genuine friendship, and above all a deep understanding of people,- that is, without Judy the Senior Class would have lacked its most spirited and enthusiastic member. I i CHARLES MARTYN KEELER STUDENT COUNCIL BOYS' DISCUSSION CLUB-4 President-4 SPARK Financial Chairman-v3 Financial Chairman-3 Representative-3 FOOTBALL-3, 4 DANCE CHAIRMAN-4 BASKETBALL-2, 3, 4 CHORUS-2, 3, 4 BASEBALL-3 ORCHESTRA-2, 3, 4 TRACK-2, 3 Charlie, a most colorful character in word and deed, has advocated the rights of the Uncommon Man throughout his Park School career. This past yearlhe has been the governing force behind the Student Council and the Constitutional Committee and has conducted all meetings with characteristic dignity and humor. Charlie has various means of expressing his unique sense of humor, but in our intense philosophical discussions, he has shown deliberate thought and a deep sense of values. Charlie is o whiz on skis and a powerhouse on the football team, al- though his spectacular touchdowns were not always given recognition by the referees. However, he would rather run up the scales, than down the field, and his trumpet has added some cool tones to the instrumental combo of Sernotfsky, Finnell and Keeler. From his properly-soiled white bucks to his collegiate pink shirt, Charlie is a "Man of Distinction." "Great is our admiration for one who speaks fluently and wisely." I3 THE WILL We, the class of i953 at the Park School, expecting short- ly to depart from the hallowed halls of said institution of learning, do make this our last will and testament, bequeath- ing to various persons sundry items useful in the Park School life. Jean Buell wills her enthusiasm for knitting argyle socks to John Reissig. David Bunis wills his ability to get out of trouble to Clay Smith. Terry Finnell-"lf you're willing, I'm willing." Amanda Fisk wills her ability to get along with Mr. Mols to Sydney Elster. Judy Goldman wills her date with Mr. Provenzano to Judy Ehrenreich. Karl Heilborn wills his electrical knowledge and highly successful means of getting out of school to Jane Hirsch. Jean Hooker wills her singing ability to Margot Victor. Barbara Howard wills her effervescent bubbles to Rose- mary Brown. Babs Hurwitz wills her ability to lose at Black Jack to Sturg Glenn. Charlie Keeler wills his love for people to Arthur Stein- berg. Peggy Lyon wills her ride to South Buffalo to Velma Rice. Ronny Maierhofer wills his ability to laugh at Mr. O'Connor's iokes to Polly Yager. Jane Manley wills her horse tail to Frances Macdonald. Bob Morrison wills a reserved seat on the couch in Streeter to Jack Merkley. Paul Oppenheimer wills his winning bedside manner to Harry Nichols. Harold Ruslander wills his Nichols football shirt to Dale Casto on the even days and Tom Zierk on the odd days. Carol Sernoffsky wills her unforgettable version of "Unforgettable" to Joanna Brizdle. Gail Stumpf wills her good bowling scores to Doris Rantucci. Denny Wilson wills his half of the LATEST to Joe Bell. FAMOUS SAYINGS OF THE SENIORS Jean Buell-"All LATEST Articles must be handed in before 3:l5." David Bunis-"Coax me." Terry Finnell-"Na funny." X Amanda Fisk-"Hi, Gang." Judy Goldman-"Who says dissecting angle worms isn't fun?" Karl Heilborn-"Hungry?-l'll go out and shoot a pheasant." Jean Hooker-"You don't say." Barbara Howard-"Oh no, I iust couldn't." Babs Hurwitz-"Oh ho, what a riot! What are you talking about?" Charlie Keeler-"Goody, goody, for our side!" Peggy Lyon-"It's all a matter of policy." Ronny Maierhofer-"Did I have a time last night!" Jane Manley-"See you in Lewiston." Bob Morrison-"What? I'm on privileges?" Paul Oppenheimer-"ln Paris they do it differently." Harold Ruslander-"l'll take you there, but I won't take you home.' Carol Sernoffsky-"l can't help it Mr. Knopp, I'm seeing double today." Gail Stumpf-"Can l help?" Denny Wilson-"I move the meeting be adiournedf' l4 cl XX' f V A 'N ,V E 5' X XX ,ff 4 W J , ff: Y - ff lm ' 1257! . sie, f: f 3 .' !1'. - ggjlq ll 45' Q -V-f.Qm' 1:i?!w ' .:f . I fd z gigf t XV -2 ' ' 5.5 -' i' lg f.y,zgQf"l1 . -?'x . . ' f Q :gf .Q f.y ' .3 L., 1 . W ,- xg .Q .A f y, -,N ,A iff. :Q,XA,:. I X, z , :CA1 ' W . wk f " f. Xl 1 y N ' Q tu 1 . ,. Qu 5' H .1 - e- 'Eff f y. W x -Jig I lx i .. I ,R , ff f' + Eid XF ' ' QNX , wgyl X 'H 3-. MQ' 1 V -N ' f 4 'Q 'fm l-Q? :Nj W' x lu -. W ix 4 4 M X: X mx! Nix! V .Y I f , ,. , W x if "1 fffv ' " hh W' " ' .. H ' v 211 fffQ:1g4fy, A w AQ 'Xu X " flfhwi 'NJ N , !' NX X- V q'7 LA A 'nl iy X Ai'-x U W W 'xf3w 3S ig' N if l vffsj v , x - 1 'xx' X . f RY J - , Y:-A iv X X xy 'tx ,fl V Tail 12? iw SEATED: Judith Goldman, Carol Sernoffsky, Jean Hooker, Barbara Howard, Paul Oppenheimer, Barbara Hur- witz, David Bunis. KNEELING: Terry Finnell, Ronald Maierhofer, Gail Stumpf, Robert Morrison. STANDING: Harold Ruslander, Charles Keeler, Amanda Fisk, Jean Buell, Jack Moran, Karl Heilborn, Dennis Wilson. ABSENT: Jane Manley, Margaretta Lyon. TO SPEAK OR NOT TO SPEAK THE SENIOR CLASS "Once to every man and nation comes the moment to decide." No truer words were ever spoken, as I found out during the last part of the 1952 school term. I was one of the ten people nominated for president of the Student Council. With the honor of the nomina- tion also came the honor of giving a speech to the student body. The person nominated had a chance to decline, if he didn't wish to become president, or if he simply didn't want to deliver a speech. I must admit, at the time I didn't wish to do either. The first thing I decided to do was talk to ci member of the faculty about my problem. I discussed the issue with Miss Maggiore, and she explained to me how people in the same situation had dealt with the problems. She also explained the duties of a president, and I left the office with a good idea what was ahead of me. The choice was my own, I could decline and therefore take the easy way out, or make the speech and stay in the running. My first reaction toward giving the speech was not a very good one. I had let other people make up my mind that it was difficult to give such a speech. But before I could worry about giving the speech, I had to write it. , For two nights I thought about it and finally decided to weave my talk around one main topic. This was unity, and from then on it was comparatively easy. With the outline of the talk came the definite decision to go through with it. After the rough draft, I drew up the speech and studied it until the day I wqs to present my piece of work to the student body. I admit now I was pretty scared, not Because of the delivery, but because of the compo- sition of the speeclm I didn't know how the student body would react to the criticisms and suggestions for improvements from someone who had been far from an angel during the past year. They received my speech very well, and when it was done, I was very pleased that I had gone through with the task. That night I evaluated my problem and came to this conclusion: I realized that if I had declined, I would not have thought about the school and my personal reactions toward it. I would have lost valuable experience in presenting a speech to a group of people. Last and most important of all, I met a challenge and conquered it. This may help me in later life in meeting another challenge of much more importance and meaning. Terry Finnell Grade XII I6 V THE JUNIOR CLASS WlNTER'S ARRIVAL The roof tops crusted with crisp white snow, The trees bare, save for their branches bowed low, The icicles hanging under the snow's weight Like dripping fingers, the snow their fate. The smoke whirling lazily from the chimney top Gives vent to pine logs and pudding red hot. The singing kettle, the merriment of gentle folk, Scatter the fear of dark clouds-winter's shroudlike cloak. ' Barbara Howard Grade XII A POME l'm too tired To be inspired. A poem's the thing For me to bring To class. Alas, I cannot write. My rhymes are trite, My meter's queer. Besides, last year I wrote some Lit. This year I quit. Joanna Brizdle Grade XI LAUGHING CRYING Spllllllfllus luu9ll ul Spcllllsll Iokesf I hate a verse which does not rhyme, The Irish laugh at elves. My heart turns black, I foam. The sweulsll luugll cl Swedlsll HY'-'lfesf A grimmer fault, youlll find sometime, Bul We A guy who crowds everything that enters his head, whether luugll important or not, in the last line of a poem. at ourselves. Harry Nichols Grade XI SEATED: Betsy Moore, Sheila Bleichteld, Sydney Elster, Art Steinberg, Joanna Brizdle, Dale Casto, Betsy Prescott, Velma Rice. KNEELING: Tom Zierk, Anne Bridge, Terry Sheahan, Patty Dodd, Margot Victor, Howie Maier- hofer, Bob Hertz, Jay Morley. STANDING: Sue Hecht, Loma Allen, Joe Bell, Clay Smith, Harry Nichols, David Brede- meier, Robert Glenn, Joe Sanders, Ronny Bell, Mr. Silsby. ABSENT: Ginny Anderson. 'l7 TH E SOPHOMORE CLASS FIRST ROW: Carol Ossola, Frances Macdonald, Judy Ehrenreich, Greta Beniamin, Ann Prescott, Debby Bleich- feld, Martha Keeler, Lynn Moree. SECOND ROW: Roger Edwards, Don Wallens, Louise Glenn, Jane Impellitier, David Stewart, Lea Hapeman, Nancy Morrison, Fred Bock, John Reissig, Bob Montgomery. THIRD ROW: Mr. Provenzano, Rosemary Brown, Libby Daggett, Ginny Sanders, Sondra Mols, Polly Yager, Bob Wilson, David Lyon, Jean Clother, John Clark. L'lNSTRUCTION Notre vie est si courte, il faut I'employer, lnstruisez-vous enfants, des l'age le plus tendre. Vous serez malheureux si vous cessez d'apprendre, Et c'est un iour perdu qu'un iour sans travailler. LEARNING Life is so short that we must try, To do our best before we die. Learn, when you are young of age, Before life turns another page, If you cease to learn too quick, You will destroy that burning wick. Work is fun, if you realize: It also helps to make you wise. Sandra Mols Grade X LEARNING How very short is our span of life, That it passes us with little strife. When we are all so very small, We do our learning with no trouble at all, But if we stop this in our youth, Later on we'll know no truth. For what is a day if we haven't done Our work, our learning, and our fun? Ann Prescott Grade X LEARNING Our lifetime is such a limited span. Teach yourselves, children, all you can, For a day will come, when you will regret The work you ceased and tried to forget. Debby Bleichfeld Grade X BONNE NUITI Bonne nuit, a tout le monde. Le iour est fini, et la lune ronde Monte au ciel en son beau char, Les astres suivant sous son etendard. THE FRESHMAN CLASS Bonne nuit, a toute chose, A toutes les Fleurs, au lis, a'la rose! Bonne nuit, E1 mes amis, Aux petits oiseaux dans leurs iolis nids! Bonne nuit, chers pere et mere! Pres de mon lit ie dirai ma priere. -Veillez sur moi, Dieu des cieux, Et faites que ie sois bon et heureux! By A. G. Gay ' sooo NIGHT Good night to all the world below The day is o'er, and the moon, old and slow, Climbs in his beautiful chariot to the heavenly glow, And behind him on his path, the little stars are twinkling so. Good night to everyone we say, To all the flowers-roses and lilies-, as our light fades away Good night to my friends near and far, and to the little birds, au revoir! Good night my parents, for you are dear, Near my bed I say my prayers for only God to hear! Watch over me please, God of The Sky, And make me good until I die! Lynn Moree Grade X THOSE T.V. BLUES We've had our T.V. set awhile, It's become a family craze. I like to sit down with a smile And drift into that T.V. haze. I peer intently at the screen Watching a story of World War ll. Before me is a created scene When all at once the picture's through. Upon the screen appears the sign: "The picture's bad, don't touch your set. The trouble is hidden in the line." I think, "How crazy can you get." Soon the picture's working fine And all is peaceful-that is, until- The tube blows out, it starts to whine, Or the neighbor next door turns on his dr: We're quite convinced T.V.'s all right To all of us that have the time To sit and peer from noon till night. And it's hard to make this last line rhyme Bob Montgomery, Grade X SEATED: Scott Walls, Jack Merkley, Ellen Ganey, Don Lischer, Carmina Stewart, Doris Rantucci, Douglas Johnston. KNEELING: Pat Johnson, Beth Cheplove, Crista Grauer, Gabby Stevens, Judy Bridge, Carol Kimball, Ginny Pres- cott, Andy Kavinoky. STANDING: Emmy Lou Gray, Fritz Wertman, laura Damon, Carol Waters, Bill Meadows, James Whitehead, Philip Tschopp, Mrs. Parmelee. ABSENT: Dick Detrick. I9 THE Mn: .E ,SCHOOL THE ElGHTH,GRADE SEATED: Brenda Mols, Carol Ferrari, Mary Larkin, Lucy VanSickIe. MIDDLE ROW: Kate Truslow, John Stouten, Richard Robbins, Marjorie Goldman, Diane Victor, Wendy Hutton, Marlene Kraft, Warrie Hooker. BACK ROW: Gail Alford, Patricia Potter, Nell Ely, Mr, Meyer, Mike Whitehead, Philip Oppenheimer, Nancy Townsend, John. Russ. ABSENT: Bill Crane. THE SEVENTH GRADE SEATED: Melinda Smith, Penny Potter. STANDING: Mrs. Secrist, Margaret Kimball, Donna Coe, Tucky Wilson, Guy Gunzberg, Carolyn Haeberle, Peter Bredemeier, John Krakauer, Stosie Esty, Murray Rosenthal, Charles Little, John Moree, David Gintzler, Susan Bradley, Margaret Brown, Timmy Finnell, Ann Guthrie. ABSENT: Betsy Walls, Ronnie Gilbert. 20 . 1 . ,. sf, .. THE SIXTH GRADL FIRST ROW: Mrs. Cummins, Coralie Debus, Tommy Krakauer, Penny Kaplan, Jan Suwinski, Terry Townsend. SECOND ROW: Eugene Eagan, Dick Risichan, Cynthia Child, Jerome Jacobstein, James Ferster, Bernard Mandel- kern. THIRD ROW: Alfred Hollands, Hank Priebe, Stephen Cary, Roger Hooker. ABSENT: Harry Dosberg, Anton Harnisch. . THE FIFTH GRADE FIRST ROW: Henry Wilson, Billy Conable, Billy Penn, Weezie Lippschutz, Gary Treichler, Bobby Simonson, Frances Ferris, Jean lesser, Donny Wilson, Roger Maunz, Martha little, Tommy Watson, Sheldon Bergman, Toby Bradley. SECOND ROW: Julie Kulberg, Jacqueline Chesbro, Prilly Potter, Barbara Dodd, Diane Loweth, Marcie Smith, Cynthia Dorris, Donald Limberg, Jimmy Hollands, Russell Hutton. ABSENT: Sally Foreman. ' 21 1 l -lx l THE FOURTH GRADE if w FIRST ROW1 Beverly Child, Betsy Smith, 'an Wilde, Homer Selman, Nicky Guthrie, .lelfrey King, Libby Walker, Gary Geraci, George Urban, 'oan Bru . SECOND ROW: Gordon Johnston, Sherrill Delaney,-Ha. :ey Moss, Tudi Priebe, John Yochelson, M s Shepherr, Barbara Brizdle, Bevan Jones, Molly Rogers, Toby Klyn, Katherine Yager, Sudie McGrattan, Margi 1 Walls, : ichdel Benson, John Hyman. ' ' . 1, The Council, the governing body of Middle School, elects its oliiicers twice a year. Robbie Robbins is this year's president. The same rules for council slips were kept as last yea r. Coun- cil slips are given to those who break the rules of the school. A sub-committee also was organized, which takes care of the Council slips and supervises the working-off of these. The council started another sub-committee to help rewrite our Middle School constitution. This revision has progressed to article tive, so tar. We have had various visitors at our Middle School assemblies, one of which was Miss Hani from Japan, another Tom Two-Arrows, an American lndian. The council authorized another committee with several purposes, such as producing a magazine and functioning as a service committee to help some hospital. The plans for Middle School Day are now before the council. THE MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNCIL 1 Toby Klyn, Nancy Townsend, Melinda Smith, Martha Little, Roger Hooker, Guy Gunzberg, Robbie Robbins, Brenda Mols, Weezie lippschutz, Hank Priebe, Miss Long. 22 K A we - .1-- THE UPPER SCHQOL FACULTY SEQ,-l'f , Tl f fx , 0,2v', 1. ,, ,, 1 FIRST ROW: Mr. O'Connor, English, Mrs. Parmelee, English, Miss Fisher, Art, Mr. Chapin, Headmaster, Mrs. Nichols, Head of' Reading Clinic, Miss Lyncker, Latin. SECOND ROW: Mr. Knopp, Math. and French, Bookstore, Mr. Chopin, History, Mr. Rogers, Special Instructor, Mrs. Maunz, Asst. Reading Clinic, Mr. Mols, Director of Athletics, Mr. Doblin, Director of Music, Spanish, Mr. Silsby, History, Math., Mrs. Gray, Nurse, Miss Maggiore, Head of Upper School, French, Mr. Provenzano, Science. ABSENT: Miss Doane, History, Math., Mrs. Mehl, Sports. P THE MIDDLE SCHOOL FACULTY i Miss Shepherd, Fourth Grade, Mr. Meyer, Seventh Grade, Mr. Pyne, Fifth Grade, Miss Long, Head of Middle V School, Mrs. Cummins, Sixth Grade, Mrs. Winter, Assistant, Mrs. Jameyson, Ceramics, Mrs. Secrist, Eighth Grade. ABSENT: Mr. Landel, Shop, 25 ?z:og32.s o.mc9 Vxwj X, THE CHAPINS GALAX Y OF STA RS The 5'l'-aff mc. Q5-It P1 V- H ow found YS- SQYKA KU 7111 G Q mffrr -SsCAh0,D,C1S' U K-ff' H rs. A lsfah 28 Hojo 17 It ,zu-I 4' f 1 1 I F4 X C 1 ' U , 1 lp V' lf, f ' 1, H- xf.JiQjvx. f,M!fffPr+ ,H 1 L I ' -fl mr ,H 'lt Yllhlaxf. .,O ' f' 2 fl! , 'f',,w .AJ ,,fA Y! ,f ,LK -155,5 Qf 2- y ,ffg f f 41, 0 .- xQ3:ii?x'S, g x .gl 71- 'H ',, ,.,- - ,JU f B , 4,1 - T 4 1' F .Xt 1 hhhr gh WI, ff I " n ' ': A X kk-JS-9 THE STUDENT COUNCIL STANDING: William Mead- ows, David I.yon, Sandra Mols, Paul Oppenheimer, treasurer, Miss Maggiore, advisorg Ar- thur Steinberg. SITTING: Ga- brielle Stevens, Judy Goldman, Charles Keeler, presidentg' Joanna Brizdle, secretaryg Karl Heilborn, vice-president. The leadership of the Study Hall Committee provides us with better control of our study halls. The members of all tour classes share in the responsibility of proctoring each day. A list of proctoring assignments is posted once a week. Study Hall rules have been approved by the School As- sembly, and offenders of these rules are tried by the Com- mittee. This year the Student Council worked on several proiects. It organized an Athletic Committee to replace the Hospi- tality Committee of former years. In response to a request made by the Freshman girls it authorized a Discussion Club for them. It organized school assemblies in which money from the Student Council Fund was allocated for a sound- proot ceiling in the library as part of a proiect to improve the physical appearance of the Upper School. The school assembly passed a plan for the enforcement of school smok- ing rules, presented by the Council. The revision of the School Constitution, as foreseen by the Student Council, is under way. THE STUDY HALL COMMITTEE Velma Rice, Jean Hooker Martha Keeler, Mr. Silsby advisor, Jean Buell, chairman man, Virginia Prescott. 1 1 Betsy Prescott, Tomb chair- This committee's main function is to keep order in the din- ing room and arrange the seating list every week, so that each pupil has a chance to become well acquainted with the other members of the school. However, at the same time the committee tries to make the dining room a cheerful place without too many rigid restrictions, so that both, the pupils and the faculty, may feel at ease and relax between the , academic hours of the clay. This year the committee intro- duced the idea of having announcements immediately after Grace and the dismissal of each table as soon as everyone there has finished eating. These aims the Dining Room Com- mittee has successfully carried out. COMMITTEE SEATED: Barbara Hurwitz, Mr. Pro- venzano, advisor, Sue Hecht, Frances Macdonald. STANDING: Beth Cheplove, James Whitehead, Ann Bridge, Debby Bleichfeld, David Bunis. ABSENT: Jane Manley. This year, as a completely new committee, the Athletic Committee has had some foundations to lay and has there- fore not yet become a well-known part of the student ac- tivities. It was organized a year ago to be responsible to the council as co-ordinator of the functions of the Athletic Department with the interests of the students and the faculty. lt accomplished several effective means of hospitality for visiting teams, started a new group of enthusiastic cheer leaders, and began what will be a three year drive for new girls' uniforms. These visible accomplishments are the results of many extensive discussions laying the groundwork for a strong committee, which will come to tie the sports program and the students more closely together. THE ATHLETIC COMMITTEE SEATED: Mrs. Mehl, advisor, Betsy Prescott, Amanda Fisk, Jane Impellitier, Mr. Mols, advisor. STANDING: Dick De- trick, Howie Maierhofer, Harold Ruslonder, Dale Casto. A-A THE DINING ROOM COu.uN'1-xx Yolw Z, fboujel Qecn. C1035 pie Erilimq Covicelk' Rox-neg? Btaoxxew 1 Bt-ooV.5 Ngmpei-IT' Qx-eulhow 'L 1 A I Cav-no Owe 601186 GLN n R vue? Ywfmlb can-0, 32 eww, XTX HK DOH! Hop sn QCP., Brom,-S 'h-qi'-A3 ? THE CHORUS L THE PRODUCTION COMMITTEE Under the chairman, Patty Dodd, appointed by the Coun- cil, the Production Committee composed of two members from each class, one appointed and one elected, functioned in the following manner: it organized the Eight Plays, to- gether with the Middle and Lower School groups, it planned an all-school assembly for Thanksgiving. For Christmas a musical program with songs in French, latin and Spanish, with readings from The Bible, and with choral and solo songs was outlined. Under the guidance of Mr. Doblin, plays and musical works were considered for the Spring Production. "Lost in the Stars" was chosen for its musical and dramatic qualities. The task of organizing and steering the various committees co-operating to make the spring performance a success is in the hands of the Production Committee. STANDING: Bobby Wilson, Betsy Moore, Harris Nichols, Carol Kimball, Douglas John- ston, Mr. Doblin, advisor. SITTING: Carol Sernoffsky, Patricia Dodd, Chairman, Judy Ehrenreich. ABSENT: Terry Finnell. , 33 lll ST Il n i Tl-IE STHRS PUBLICATIONS This year The LATEST has done one of the best iobs ever, getting an issue out every week with few exceptions. After a maior reorganization The LATEST stat? has pulled together to produce o paper the school can be proud of. It has the readers' interest to such an extent that it can be said that "At Park School nearly everybody reads The LATEST," as may be seen in the dining room when it is handed out. Its various departments, the editorials, the faculty column, the sports, the outside Park reports, and "The Inquiring Reporter" have offered news of lively interest. Congratulations to the stat? of the 1952-53 LATEST for a iob well done. LITERARY BOARD LATEST FIRST ROW: Loma Allen, Terry Finnell, Paul Oppenheimer, Judy Goldman, Debby Bleichfeld, Ellen Ganey, Carol Sernoffsky. SECOND ROW: Fritz Wert- man, Jay Morley, Jean Hooker, Denny Wilson, Editor, Harry Nichols, Doris Rantucci, Mrs. Metzger, Advisor. THIRD ROW: Bob Montgomery, Barb Howard, Margot Victor, Frances Macdonald, San- dra Mols, Lynn Moree, Don Wallens. FOURTH ROW: John Reissig, Dale Costo, Pat Johnson, Sue Hecht, Bobs Hurwitz. FIFTH ROW: Harold Ruslander, Bill Meadows, Philip Tschopp. FIRST ROW: Margot Victor, Terry Finnell, Sheila Bleich- feld, Editor, Joanna Brizdle, Ellen Ganey, Debby Bleich- feld. ABSENT: Nancy Morrison 36 SPARK BOARDS ART BOARD SEATED: Loma Allen, asst. editor, Tom Zierk, editor. STANDING: Ellen Ganey, Terry Finnell, Denny Wilson, Bob Wilson, Terry Sheahan, Barbara Howard, Laura Damon, Ronny Bell, Sue Hecht. Without burning the midnight oil and spending untold hours during spring vacation, the Spdrk Boards got the yearbook to the printer on the deadline date this year. Two Spark ad-days, set aside in October and November, brought in a considerable amount of the advertising necessary to pay for the yearbook. On the suggestion of the Mothers' Council all parents were told about a chance of patronizing the Spark, and we had a very satis- factory response. Our amateur photographers supported the Art Board by taking pictures of a variety of scenes around school, and, thanks to Mr. O'Connor, contributions were streaming in to the Lit. Board. BUSINESS BOARD SEATED: Dale Casto, financial chairman, Sydney Elster, leditor, Jane Hirsch, asst. ieditor. STANDING: Judy Bridge, Betsy Prescott, Judy Goldman, Paul Oppenheimer, Amanda Fisk. 37 THE PUBLIC SPEAKING CLUB SEATED Miss long, advisor, Sue Hecht, vice-president, Ronnie Maierhofer, Clay Smith, president, Jane Hirsch, Terry Finnell STANDING: Margot Victor, Fred Bock. All girls in the three upper classes, who are interested, may ioin the Girls' Discussion Club. The topics for discussion are chosen by the secretary, Barbara Howard, on the basis of suggestions made by the club members. Some of this year's topics have been: The Presi- dential Elections, an essay "What is WorthwhiIe," and the planning of a Christmas party for the entire Upper School. This was a great success and included a Latin skit, singing, and unusual presents for the faculty. Another project was that of sending money to Holland for Hood relief. The club has also contributed to the Class Day program. The club provides an opportunity for the girls to learn to express themselves 'Freely in a public discussion, and also to benefit by other people's viewpoints on various subiects. , THE GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB 38 THE FRESHMAN GIRLS' DISCUSSION CLUB STANDING: Gaby Stevens, Christa Grauer, Judy Bridge, Laura Damon, Pat Johnson. SEATED: Carmina Stewart ' president, Beth Cheplove, Carol Kimball, Emmy-Lou Gray, Ellen Ganey. MISSING: Mrs. Parmelee, advisor. The Freshman Girls' Discussion Club, formed newly this year, has under the chairman- ship of Ginny Prescott met monthly at the home of one of its members to discuss their prob- lems. Topics for discussion have varied from social problems to how the class as a whole can help improve the school and student relationships. The Boys' Discussion Club is open to any boy in the Upper School who wishes to join it. The club is more informal than the Girls' Discussion Club, however, it is not only for social gathering and discussion, but a Club strictly for people genuinely interested in the topics being discussed. The meetings are held in the Stone House on the school grounds, and the boys bring their own dinners. After the re-organization of the Club last year it is proving to be a very promising and worth while organization. THE Bovs' DISCUSSION CLUB gg 39 R :L I! If fl hi THE CHESS CLUB FIRST ROW: Ann Prescott, David Lyon, president, Polly Yager. SECOND ROW: Carmina Stewart, Judy Bridge, Y Emmy Lou Gray, .lack Merkley, Gabby Stevens, David Stewart, Don Wallens. THIRD ROW: John Reissig, Joe Sanders, Bob Wilson, Denny Wilson, Bob Montgomery, James Whitehead, Scott Walls, Carolyn Waters, Bill Meadows, Fritz Wertman. ABSENT: Mr. Knapp, advisor. PARK SCHOOL STATISTICS Park School was founded-l9l2 Number of pupils in the whole school in i953-324 Grades existing at that time-Kindergarten to Fourth grade Number of teachers in beginning-4, now-39 First home of the school-an old cottage with no roof Headmasters and -mistresses Moved to Jewett and Main-l9l3 Moved to Snyder-T921 First Eighth grade graduated-1922 First Ninth grade in school-l92I Number of students in first Ninth grade-9 First Twelfth grade graduated-I923 Number in that Twelfth grade-4 Mary Hammet Lewis--l9I2-1923 Leslie Leland-I923-i928 Dr. Morris Mitchell-T928-T934 Wendell Norvell-I934-I935 .Karl W. Bigelow-T935-I936 M. Adolphus Cheek Jr.-T936-I95l E. Barton Chapin Jr.-l95I- First graduating classof tenormorestudents-I930-ll students Size of present campus-56 acres Largest graduating class-1950-29 students Number of buildings-I3 Number af students in T953 graduating class-I9 .... And this is volume thirty of the yearbook, first called Number of Upper School students in T953-97 "The Oriole," and now The SPARK. STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS Do you ever have the feeling, as you are falling asleep, of all the things you have to dq and figure in your mind how to do them? I am often in this position and what am I to do about it? As I am falling asleep I think of all the letters I am to an- swer. For weeks I have had Maggie's letter on my desk. Last night I wrote, mentally, exactly what I wanted to tell her, of mom and dad, of the dog, the fire in the summer house and that I still loved her. This morning with pen in hand I can't recollect a single idea that seemed so vivid iust last night. The letters keep coming, and I never get anywhere. As fast as I write them, I forget them. In my musing I thought about how messy my closet was, how unorganized my desk was and ofthe windows that must be washed. What a system I have worked out to make these tasks fun and simple! and darn it, this morning they seem like the same old drudgery I have had to face for years. I lay in bed the other night reciting over and over a poem, that was assigned to me to learn in French class. Several times in this mental recitation I forgot a word or a line and was forced to turn on the light to review the piece. Then and only then, was my mind fully at rest for a good night's sleep. This art of daydreaming, or nightdreaming, as the case may be, has me baffled, How might I be able to retain the thoughts that I've had and to put them to use? Many hours of the day are ,spent in this, frequently unproductive musing, Sous les ifs noirs qui les abritent Under the shade of the black yews, and how often do I get invaluable ideas that leave me as quickly as they come. My desire at this point is to retain these ideas, and trans- pose daydreams into constructive thoughts. Most of the time daydreams are wasted merely because they are not fol- lowed by action. The solution is then to organize these ideas, remember them and use them in order to accomplish what I need to do. Paul Oppenheimer Grade Xll LES HIBOUX THE OWLS Les hiboux se tiennent ranges, Ainsi que des dieux Strangers, Dardant leur oeil rouge. lls meditent. Sans remuer ils se tiendront Jusqu'a L'heure melancolique, Oir, poussant le soleil oblique, Les tenebres s'6tabliront. Leur attitude au sage enseigne Qu'il faut en ce monde qu'il craigne Le tumulte et le mouvement, L'homme ivre d'une ombre qui passe Porte touiours le chGtiment D'avoir voulu changer de place. Charles Baudelaire The owls stood in a row. Even as Pagan Gods they muse, Beaming their red, dilated eye. Motionless they'll stand side by side Until the melancholy hour, When the darkness undenied, Envelops the dying sun. Their wise manner teaches,him That in this world one must fear The tumult and movement. He who follows a passing whim, IHaving all but moved a little,l Must always bear the punishment. Tom Zierk Grade XI "IN THE BEGINNING GOD CREATED THE HEAVEN AND THE EARTH" The sun played gently on the new leaves of spring, defying the early dew, to take her reign over God's peaceful and orderly world. The forest hummed a symphony atuned to the day, as the warm rays fell between the trees in its green depth. Here the moss was soft and cool, the air pure and the earth unscathed by the plow. The chipmunk, the 'possum, and the deer lived in harmony and understanding for one another.,As the morning passed a blue-iay announced her new young, another cocoon opened to emit the pastel colors of the season, wild daisies burst their buds, and a doe arched her fine neck and braced her graceful form to drink deeply from a pool of liquid sky. As Apollo reached his throne the hum subsided, the forest rested. Laterfin the pink and gold of late afternoon, a buck surveyed his domain from a clearing, and an oriole chirped his words of satisfaction. When night fell the cricket and the frog kept watch with the mountain. "And God said, let us make man . . . and let him have dominion over . . . everything . . . upon the earth . . . " The voice of industry screamed wealth, greed and success, mobs moved in together to shriek in one voice for power. The earth was felled from heaven and God forgotten. No longer could the buck be monarch with the mountain. No longer did the sun bring the wealth of a day. Nature's assurance was gone. The struggle for survival began. A winter sun groped through the clouds to find the land. It peered down on the mourning earth, her face grey with the devastation of war. The squirrel looked warily from a hollow stump and, noting the weighty silence that succeeds complete desertion, he hopped out. Scurrying through barbed wire, fallen trees, and charrecl bodies he grovelled among ashes and torn earth for food. He went to the pool to drink deeply. It was mud. No bird sang. No animal lived. The forest had been taken, ruined, and left- The heart of the earth groaned with the echo of the machine age and the vices of men. Man had sacrificed God's world for money and power. Amanda Fisk Grade Xll 41 u9 X0 cf QQ 97,70 96 6 No -5- Q69-7 Qommfn 55 .P Som! Ch QR Aff i l f 25. 3 xg 3 W8 6? Blossom 'WML '9 Con -F2 alan -XEAXX -Fr-OSH well, Wa!! '-jown 3 Ladies? WC- . ybitgz ll 5+0YY'lQQKS "" 4-l Hqm bgm-85,1-5 -jz, 1 5 42 ' mo sl +"on SP RTS 4 W X W6-'N - A x il Q 5 ,.. ,,- X - in-g.:, NX fz'j'5QNX N '35 'Qu Nur' I ff' 1 K x ..' ' , . fri -in 96 J . ' 1+ X A-" - Q N ff: ' " -fel' Q 1 ' x YN ., h , X u R .Q A X :- , . 7 V . - iw, f V' A ' V ' x ' JJ 6 , 1 ak 3 N ' ' -W fx I -.N ' . ' A I 1 X N , N , Q.. A , , - , ' 'ek' - . "' 1 Yi, ..:..:!'X' 5 n f X ' 114. ' W - ,ww 4 .r J , V. ., - .fu --:Ag A f . Q - ,rf , .X-4 K3 ' ff 4 , --ww X . , -I . V .,: U ' ' f ag--NN, , ,fnlvf ., Q,-.xN g ,ik I a f , vet . 'Nw 7,1 iv :REL xuqj-t .yQf fl - -..,.i" ,sag ,X x xl. N A ' -' 5'1" - ' F xlib' X",Axy,xv' , wa, ' ff ' f,If.v 'f 'N -s JL' - ., X NY .41 Q ' X 61 N 1 X r s x . ' LQ", l -E -f 2 , 1 4 1 mf r 'fl wK,:1".Q Fi "s N f fix W Q 22, FOOTBALL Sept Park Barker Ocf c c c . c . Nov. Park Park Park Park Park Park Lakemonl Pebble Hull DeVeaux Lakemonl Arcade DeVeaux FIRST ROW: John Reissig, Dove Lyon, Harold Ruslonder, co-cept., Denny Wilson co cap? Charles Keeler Don Wallens, Fritz Werlman. SECOND ROW: Mr. Mols, coach, Bill Meadows, Ronny Bell Tom Zlerk Dale Casio Joe Sanders, Roger Edwards, James Whitehead. ABSENT: Dick Detrick. SOCCER Sept. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Nov. Nov. Park Park Park Park Pa rk Park Park Park Park Park Park SOCCER SCORES Allendale Nichols La kemont Harley Gow DeVeaux. Allendale Lakemont Harley Gow DeVeaux FIRST ROW: Bob Montgomery, Dave Stewart, Joe Bell, Bob Wilson, .lack Merkley. SECOND ROW: Dave lunis, Howie Maierhofer, Scott Walls, Paul Oppenheimer, Terry Finnell, Ronny Maierhofer, Captain, Don Lischer,.Bob Glenn. THIRD ROW: Mr. Knopp, coach, Jay Morley, Clay Smith, Harry Nichols, David Bredemeier, Karl Heilbern, John Clark, Bob Hertz, Art Steinberg. FIELD HOCKEY SOCCER FIRST ROW: Loma Allen, Rosemary Brown, Martha Keeler, Terry Sheahan, Barbara Howard, Captain, Ann Prescott, Velma Rice, Sandy Mols. SECOND ROW: Carol Kimball, Ginny Prescott, Crista Grouer, Gaby Stevens, Pat Johnson, Cormina Stewart, Judy Goldman, Jean Clother, Betsy Moore, Lynn Moree. THIRD ROW: Carol Ossola, Judy Bridge, Emmy-lou Gray, Laura Damon, Patty Dodd, Amanda Fisk, Betsy Prescott, Gail Stumpf, Joanna Brizdle, Jean Buell, Libby Doggett. FIRST ROW: Sydney Elster, Ellen Ganey, Doris Rantucci, Debbie Bleichfeld, Judy Ehrenreich. SECOND ROW: Sue Hecht, Frances Macdonald, Tenny Glenn, Nancy Morrison, Jane lmpellitier. THIRD ROW: Babs Hurwitz, Margot Victor, Beth Cheplove, Carol Waters, Sheila Bleichfeld, Lea Hapeman, Carol Sernolhky. 46 Pals ! Rani I Know max ViE.Q.v3 1 umow mg -Munch - -- DLQCAAGC. mam dw We Team , Qsodq Our mam .ov 99' Hoelui 47 ! 1 . .Q ,, 'qu G. V 55, 3 Q , 3 ew, WRE I STLING FIRST ROW: Slurgen Glenn, David Slewarl, Jack Merkley, Frilz Werlman, Bob Wilson. SECOND ROW: Dick Detrick, Bob Hertz, Bill Meadows, Dennis Wilson, Captain. THIRD ROW: .lohn Reissig, Harry Nichols. MODERN DANCE Carol Kimball, Judy Ehrenrelch, Mrs. Parmelee, Carminu Stewart, Crisla Grauer, Carol Sernoffsky, Doris Rantucci. X 48 95GmxcBn! A xibmzfqpidsazn ' ' Winch' lnfNLn3y3 tyklfgt ,xz2cDi?Xe:.!, xwkukgyiasmfkfxiiaa ,V 9, T: ,Q 'QnJe,Wk:TewLIinA. Cao 41 mama Q-Q.-,X 'bw-we Qu-A - 2 5 5?Q?3?5f Y FWr'PLes:dkaik qbumnelnhnc. E5LxCXt: 49 ARSITY FIRST ROW Scott Walls Fnlz Wertman Bob Wnlson Don Wollens SECOND ROW Phlhp Tschopp Ronney KNEELING: Ronny Maierhofer, David Bunis, Terry Finnell. STANDING: Charles Keeler, Howie Maierhofer, Clay Smilh, Coach Mols, Dale Casio, Tom Zierk, Joe Bell. JPHOR LU SEATED Velma Rice Jane Impelhtner Ann Prescott Gmny Prescott KNEELING Rosemary Brown, Libby Doggett Leu Hapeman Laura Damon, Peggy Lyon VARSTY SEATED: Lynn Moree, Judy Bridge, Betsy Prescott, Betsy Moore. KNEELING: Sandra Mols, Gabby Stevens, Emmy- Lou Gray, Barbara Howard. STANDING: Gail Stumpf, Potty Dodd, Terry Sheahon, Amanda Fisk, Mrs. Metzger, Coach. SPRING SPORTS 1952 TRACK I I FIRST ROW: Ron Bell, David Stewart, John Clark, Bob Montgomery, David Lyon, Bob Wilson, John Reissig, Roger Edwards, Robin Maunz, Joe Bell. SECOND ROW: Bob Mcrrison, Denny Wilson, David Bredemeier, Paul Oppen- heimer, David Bunis, .lay Morley, Dale Casto, Tom Zierk, Clay Smith, Harry Nichols, Joe Sanders, Bob Hertz. THIRD ROW: Mr. Mols, Coach: Leon Shippy, Charles Keeler, Mark Barghash, Len Liotti, Harold Ruslander, Lenny Gross, Stephen Morrison, Karl Heilborn, Joe Scandurra, Terry Finnell, Ronnie Maierhofer, Ray Sendker. BASEBALL FIRST ROW: Joe Bell, David Stewart, Don Wallens, .loe Scandurra, Captain, Bobby Wilson, David Lyon, Ronny Maierhofer. SECOND ROW: Mr. Mols, coach, Len liotti, Dale Casto, Ray Sendker, Tom Zierk, Terry Finnell, Ron Bell. 52 SEATED: Betsy Moore, Martha Keeler, Velma Rice, Pam Rial, Ann Prescott, Debby Bleichfeld. KNEELING: Sheila Bleichfeld, Joanna Brizdle, Terry Sheahan, Sue Hunt, Libby Doggett. STANDING: Phoebe Raymond, Frances Macdonald, Betsy Prescott, Stefanie Stevens, Sandra Mols, Nancy Marsh. OFTBALL SEATED: Lorrayne Carl, Frances Macdonald, lynn Morse, Jane Hirsch, .ludy Goldman, Velma Rice, Pam Rial. KNEELING: Betsy Moore, Nancy Good, Joan Fortman, Phoebe Raymond, Gail Stumpf, Sue Hunt, Libby Doggett Carol Ossola. STANDING: Terry Sheahon, Barb Howard, Patty Dodd, Peggy Lyon, Betsy Prescott, Jill Simon, Sandra Mols, Rosemary Brown. 53 0:0-Sn as-q P 9 A Vfl Nl! Gel-C NY' Q 'Y"t.Qnvxi-'6 XVI: vm W 'f in gf 54 ADVERTISEMENTS W Ixqr Xm- XX XXIII , N ffpf izfs II I? ,I 45 ff 5 ! pf 47 I xt F X "' mf . 7, g41.'.f' + IW, ' 'f Qu ' I i, "I 'I H ., X I ,IFEX f, I ITN E c.'.f,' gg 14,-, .x J, I-421' I . JSI' XI . f ,I K I 1 ' ' I irq! , I, ' J , g pg O I ,.l. I xl f J! 'XM 'WH ' ' f ' ' , EY IIII X Q R I N 4 If ,,:: xv I K I L f K, I-sei I f if 1 XI I X , XXX ,I . I , h I I I If 1 I If l W' FIX' A J: f"."I"'I i:?,' A '- 'IN f -- I- I Ky! .II A, I. -2-47. 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"' - '1 -55,--5-,g- if - I ,- I, ., E- V... li: Xpao Pla Nf1 Mpeg' cmd. -:SDE-EEE: 80+ Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. The Dr. Mr. Mr. and Mrs and Mrs and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. THE SPARK GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THE SUPPORT OF ITS PATRONS Robert J. Bell Harold Beniamin Leonard J. Brizdle Dale G. Casto Mason O. Damon Robert E. Dodd Thomas C. Finnell Harold S. Goldman Harold M. Hecht Axel Heilborn Harold Hirsch Douglas Howard ll Walter S. Johnson Reverend and Mrs. Martyn Keeler and Mrs. Stockton Kimball and Mrs. Donald A. Lischer and Mrs. Frank H. Manley and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs. and Mrs. and Mrs and Mrs George M. Masatti W. Gregory Meado Marvin B. Morrison Jean Oppenheimer Henry Posmantur Brainard E. Prescott Arthur J. Reissig Robert L. Rice Jr. Harold Ruslander Stevan I. Stevens Elmer H. Stumpf Bert F. Wertman Duncan Whitehead Lyndon Wilson Harry Yates Kenneth Zieglerr' ws, Jr CompHmenB of the Mothers' Council - and the Fathers' Committee 5 :Zim P W ROBERT L. YATES, lbeolerl North BuHaIo's Most Complete SALES Us SERVICE Sporting Go d S Special D t to Pork School Students H R f 59 3' F 1504 HERTEL Av: ss. 1504 ORCHARD 'ARK N Y Compliments of THE V BLEICHFELD FAMILY 59 FLOOR COVERINGS WALL COVERINGS WINDOW SHADES VENETIAN BLINDS 3 - Great Furniture Stores H O U S E H O L D ourFlrrlNG co. H 4 9' . f ,lv . , I ' f V 7 'ull V 9 Vw at lil , : r fl 1 t.. . 'l ll ' 5 ' Z' .xNh., J, V ' f ' 9 3 ' ,, -,M gl' .'l'f 1, . Q-T ef ' rin l v I 40 R, I f I ZX l ,T H H ' - ,y,Fg.,v5G ,, 6 All our . f K slip-covers I Q - are at ' the cleaners 575 Main - 345 Broadway Thruway Plaza, Harlem at Walden RINEBOLT HARDWARE 4564 MAIN STREET Clrcle 1775 Snyder 21, New York Congratulations .... Class of 1953 The young men who are now embarking upon careers or going to college will find that good appearance is one of their best assets. Kleinhans always takes great pleasure in helping such young men choose the right sort of clothing. Kleinhans Co. Main and Clinton In downtown Buffalo Compliments of 969 BR "Your Chevrolet Dealer" . ,. HUNT" for CHEVROLETS 2300 Delowo re Ri. 9319 273 DELAWARE OADWAY foshions with thot mg. 1... To the Seniors f Make new friends Bul keep the old. One is silver The other gold. The Freshman Class 61 -lk, ,. NORMAN DUFFIELD 81 C0., INC. I GENERAL INSURANCE O CROSBY BLDG. cl., 1512 SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS FROM Rigidized Metals Corporation 658 OHIO STREET BUFFALO 3, N. Y. MANUFACTURER OF THE 3-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN-STRENGTHENED 8. TEXTURED METAL "YOUR FUTURE IS AMERICA'S FUTURE" 62 Congratulations fo The Class of l953 EMPIRE BUILDERS SUPPLY C0. INC. 820 Cedar Ave. A Niagara Falls, N. Y. Y 0 ' I .QI-6- Q I X xx:-3'A' X' 'l n ' lg LJTI5. 'E I A-1514? DICK FZISYHER J ATHLETIC GOODS INC. SPECIAL DISCOUNTS TO ALL STUDENTS OF THE PARK SCHOOL 699 MAIN ST. BUFFALO Phone: WA. 8080 Compliments of Morrison Steel Products, Inc. The Village .leweler W DIAMONDS ' WATCHES JEWELRY SILVERWARE 0 REPAIRING 5415 Main St. Williamsville PL. 7011 3fQXX eo A e Ju! ,T Lf e 0 VV rr-rr lf' 2' ,-fu. 'gf llyglangv HELSN .QLE 9 , 'fi " ' FRAME lr! fl 3 LINCOLN ROAD 000 SN PHONE! UNIVERSITY 7012 Open Friday Evenings LAMPS MIRRORS ' PICTURES 0 GIFTS CARL BREDEMEIER GALLERY 249 Delaware Avenue WA 6062 Brady's Red 8. White Store 2339 Main 3965 Main l Elmwood of Hodge Ave. Buffalo, N. Y. Eggerfsville 'A' PA. 1111 AM. 1111 HM W P I H The Finest In Fruits s a rescrp 8. V t bles Dail fake if fo SmlIhers" ege C Y 64 5 iwzdq- hqJ.,L Tun. qooai Pau. QP seam Q ffqgm I penn. Smut.. g qQMa. Deon om Puls Mug IM s,,.W,e oq++c.r up. New mesa JS: E Su-a.mbX:.d We all Mltlhg' PHHLLM-s Wggafgj ' 5 Sllthff ' ' ' 65 HERE AND THERE with KITTIN GER "the Finest in Furniture Since 1866" in NEW YORK . . . Henry Fonda "at home" in a room created for him by Deco- rator john Gerald, featuring KITTINGER furniture. In VVILLIAMSBURG, Virginia . . .are the price- less originals of furniture, as shown above, copies of which KITTINGER craftsmen were chosen to make exclusively. .r 'J' ' ALL OVER AMERICA! Every year, more and more people, from coast to coast, are enjoying the comfort of a Kittinger KING-OF-EASE reclining chair. A Cordial Welcome awaits you and your family an the KITTINGER Showroom, 1893 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo. I H also in NEW YORK 0 BOSTON CHICAGO g LOS ANGELES SAN FRANCISCO Exclusive Makers of Williamxburg Restoration Furniture 1 :- N 1 M Vs 'rv '1 sf X C A :QC W: Q Tv , .B'iiii1i' . I QUAKER SALES 81 SERVICE, INC. 24 East Quaker Street Orchard Park, N. Y. Telephone ID 33II The Windsor Shop 459 Elmwood Ave. '35, Man-Tailored Shirts For Women Compliments of GENERAL DISTRIBUTORS + 200 Niagara Frontier Food Terminal Premier Foods Famous for Flavor EU Roger's Market 5638-40 Main Street Frozen Food Lockers Meat - Groceries ' Lockers C'0m1Dlzh1en11r W' THOMAS ELSTER CO. Plcnzo 5025 Compliments of CUMPLIMENTS L , "' 5 The Ossola Realty SNYDER 21, N. Y. 348 DELAWARE AVENUE AT TUPPER .10 N E S M l L K "Guarding your health" Compliments of Saddle and Bridle Club, Inc. + 22 Compliments of Duncan Motors, Inc. I 1001 MAIN STREET Niagara Falls, N. Y. Farrar 81 Trefts Inc. zo Milburn sf. Buffalo, N.Y. if Steel HTG and Power Boilers Things of Paper You'lI Like Peter Paul STATIONER - ENGRAVER - PRINTER 256 Delaware Avenue Buffalo 2, New York LAMONT WRAY MOTORS, INC. BuHalo's Leading . 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Y MA. 1772 J. 0. s Car ,LnA.epa.y-QBIQ5 301 and Ann .v Bound 'Far-T144 Dlin ,M wxw fy N' Hidsinjz I Thad' j'l'v1f' her cy'- Lockctf auf of jf,-ggky .I-rvdizn Summer- 05010105 Il AMHERST HARDWARE, INC COMPLIMENTS I of APPLIANCES - PAINTS ARGERQ'5 LINOLEUM S U P E R ' M A R K E T 5495 Main sl. - Williamsville 21, N. Y. PLcza 3370 SHOES FOR YOU FROM FLATS U-I-ICA TO HEELS FLOWER SHOP - by 2 LEADING FASHION GRQn1-5381 SHOE BRANDS JACK JACOBS PARIS FOOTWEAR 604 MAIN STREET CL. 0545 284-286 W. UTICA ST., NEAR ELMWOOD SAMUEL T. ARRIGO EVELYN R. SINCLAIR COMPLETE FLOWER SERVICE After Hours: GArfIeId 9I96 ORCHARD DOWNS "The Inn of Tradition" for delightful dining + ID. 3465 Orchard Park, N. Y. It is a privilege for us to say to all Park School Students "Make Music House your musical home" Four Stores to serve you Music House 44 University Plaza 291 Delaware Avenue 307 Falls St., Niagara Falls 1234 Abbott Rd. Compliments Compliments of of Noel FBYITIS DaifY Cornell and Daggett 'ff 4?- East Aurora Compliments Of Samuel Greenfield Ce., Inc. SMITHER 8: Tl-IURSTONE DRUG CO., INC. Bryant at Elmwood Complete Prescription Service Gllant 4020 We Deliver VON'S RED and WHITE SUPER MARKET 4575 MAIN ST. Wire Harnesses, Line Cords, Cable Assemblies, Special Electronic Assemblies THE AMHERST PRODUCTS COMPANY, INC. Larkin Warehouse Bldg. Buftalo 10, N. Y. Phone MAdison 3900 To Enioy Life- L I V E I DRIVE DEFENSIVELY I MERCHANTS MUTUAL CASUALTY COMPANY BUFFALO, N. Y. C. W. Brown, President FDSTER 81 STEWART PUBLISHING Corp., Buffalo, N.Y BOOKS for the field of Education from the Cut-Outs for 2nd to 4th Grades on up to College and Teacher's texts. And covering school curricula from the local scene in Civics and History to the world problem of teaching and learning. i i l U 76 Compliments of Twin City Auto Co. Iniz. 2310 DELAWARE AVE. Near Hertel THE FINEST COMPLIMENT OF All- Gfl !,wf1fffJ' BUUCK 358 oem An: Avenue PHONE M0 9000 C OMPLIM EN TS of Hyman Benjamin and Family DELAVAN - BAILEY DRUG CC. 2502 Bailey at Delavan HU. 1120 H, H. BERGHASH JOSEPH SCANDURRA f'C.i-A29 160 Niagara Frontier Food Terminal Prnduge Our Best Wishes FLINT 8a KENT and Congrat lat ns to the Graduating Class of 1953 i 78 Gift Wrappings and Ties Be-ff and Toys Office and School Supplies Conlihueal fue-L-6-U. Stationery - Greeting Cards Grumbacher and Devoe to the ARK Artists' Materials BLUE BIRD SHOPPE 465 Elmwood nm Gall, Prop. The Bunis Family COMPLIMENTS OF COMP!-IMENT5 wHLn and wHLn FM of 1270 KC 0 98.5 MC A FRIEND The Voice of the Niagara Frontier I 79 COMPLIMENTS U Of Compliments of Bald's Market I-lunwlrz Bnos. Iron and Metal BUY at BALD'S GR. 7758 URSIN-SMITH BUFFALO, NEW YORK 270 DELAWARE AVE. 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