Union High School - Utopian Yearbook (New Castle, PA)

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1 Q X 5 5 i Q I Y 1 i -1 1' ! 4 JV XM Y :Q W' M b U, a- N 'ia V , ,-Q 4. 1 K 3 E' r i V v . x . Vx r 5, v l V -if ' " gif ef , + ,, 1, fy UNIO TCW HIP HIGH SCHOOL H., 115.4 fffefifff " ' L, ' pa K, -fm, , '-45,4 ,lil -vii' , -M i 1 ' . Li'-.f"".u..r ,J r ':.'f4'u 1.i"'11-"L,-11 - E ' "VL-L '1.',.',Z' -3. THE 1944 W afzian Editor- BERDINA MROZEK Business Manager- HELEN MCCLENAHAN 7fze5ang.of1yze zfm Published by the Senior Class Union Township High School New Castle, Pennsylvania THEME "Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast." Every mood, every feeling finds an outlet in some score of music. Sadness in the strain of violins, rol- licking gaiety from the piccolo, depth of the tuba, rhythm from the beating of the drums, and boister- ous excitement in the clairvoyant tones of the trum- pet blend to a harmonious melody lilting and impres- sive, a melody which leaves us With a feeling of "I was glad to have been there." So vve feel about our years at Union High. Therefore, the language of music can well be used to describe them. 3 MISS ROBINSON WE HONOR To Miss Robinson, our faculty advisor, who has done her utmost to- make our senior year a success, encouraged us in our studies, and helped us in our activities, we, the class of 1944, do dedicate this Utopian. From le-ft to right. K SITTING-Erma Goodge, Helen McC1enahan, Berdina Mrozek, and Fred Broad STANDING-Miss Wadlinger, Bob Shaughnessy, Elmer Bigley, and Mrs. Post THE CO PO ER Editor-in-Chief - - BERDINA MROZEK Business Manager - HELEN MCCLENAHAN Advertising Manager - - FRED BROAD Assistant Editor - - ROBERT SHAUGHNESSY Assistant Business Manager - - ERMA GOODGE Assistant Advertising Manager - ELMER BIGLEY Art Editor - - - - ANNE HALICK Features Editor - - BARBARA GRITTIE Faculty Advisors MISS WADLINGER MRS. POST ADDITIONAL WRITE-UPS-Robert Pilshaw, Fred Sagabiel, Jeanne Roberts, Helen Peterson, and Verla Miller. SALESMEN--Callista Smith, Helen McC1enahan, Erma Goodge, Elinore Wallace, and Martin Evans. MR. MCGREW MISS CLOAK MR. COWHER WE LU E Mr. McGreW Was not only an efficient mathematician, but also one of our more talented dramatic leaders. His sparkling personality and neat appearance Won for him many loyal friends who miss his pres- ence in school. To the student body Miss Cloak was more than just a teacher. She was a cher- ished friend. Her good humor plus her endless work in the library are missed by both the students and faculty. As an advisor of the Hi-Y Club, Mr. Cowher proved himself very successful. The activities which he sponsored are missed by all, and we await his return to school. ' 01421. dhang, Lana! Gam 06,64 ie Jaakw qaamecf in Zfman Ala ,Q ,s .1 . ., N ., 5 ,f . -- fx., . , wil 4 f MILTON A. PATTISON, Principal Degree Held--B.S., M.Ed. College-Geneva. Graduate Work-University of Pittsburgh W. T. PATTERSON . Subjects Taught4Science, Biology Degree Held-A.B., M.Ed. College-Westminster ',4' I Graduate Work-University of Pittsburgh ERMA E. PADEN Subjects Taught-English, Salesmanship, Literature, .Commercial Law. Degree Held-A.B. College-Westminster. Graduate Work-Slippery Rock State' Teachers College. ' SARA E. McKEE Subjects Taught-Shorthand I 8z II, Bookkeeping I' 8x II. ' Degree Held-B.S. in Commerce. College-Grove City. . CLAYTON F. HOFMEISTER Subjects Taught-Biology, Physics, Aviation. Degree Held-B.S. College-Slippery Rock State Teachers Col- . lege. l I Graduate Work-University of Pittsburgh, M.L. RICHARD M. PATTERSON Subjects Taught-Supervisor of Music. Degree Held-B.M. A College-Chicago Musical College, Westminster. Graduate Work4Northwestern University. DOROTHY M. WADLINGER Subjects'T'aught-Latin I Sz II, Junior Busi- ness Training, Business Arithmetic. Degree Held-B.S. i i College--Mercyhurst. Maestros of the Song MRS. BERNICE McKRELL POST Subjects Taught-Mechanical Drawing, Art. Degree Held-B.S. College-Indiana State Teachers College. Graduate Work-Carnegie Tech. MARTHA McHENRY Subjects Taught-Home Economics, Spell- ing, Penmanship. Degree Held-B.S. College-Indiana State Teachers College. CARRIE M. RENTZ Subjects Taught-Social Studies. Degree Held-A.B. College-Westminster. HELEN McCOMMON Subjects Taught-English, Literature, Civics Degree Held-A.B. College-Geneva. ELIZABETH WALLACE Subjects Taught-Sr. Math., 7th 8: 8th Arithmetic, Trigonometry. Degree-B.S. College-Westminster. Graduate Work-Geneva, Penna. State, University of Utah. ELIZABETH S. ALBERT Subjects Taught-Mathematics. Degree Held--B.S. College-Grove City. Graduate Work-Columbia University, Uni- versity of California. RUTH COWAN Subjects Taught-Physical Education, Literature, Spanish. Degree-A.B. College--Grove City. MRS. WILDA REEHER KRAUSE Subjects-English Degree-B.S. College-Slippery Rock. Graduate Work--Slippery Rock. ELMA L. ROBINSON Subjects Taught-History. Degree Held-A.B., Litt.M. College-Westminster. Graduate Work-Columbia University, University of Pittsburgh. MARY B. KISSICK Subjects Taught4Type I and II, Business English. Degree Held-B.B.A. College-Westminster. JOSEPH THOMPSON Subjects Taught-Health Education, Chemistry, Science. Degree Held-B.S. in Health Education. College--Slippery Rock State Teachers College. Graduate Work-University of Pittsburgh. HGQ A ,Ay F i i isv a l f 'gs 3 Union Township High School Honor Roll Frank Kline Edward .laskolka Jack Gall Dean Salmon Fred Broschart Charles Popa Frank Augustine Elon Horchlor Howard Hartzell Louis Deli Albert Dubrasky Willis Long Frank Boris Edward Jochman These people were of the Class of 1944 1' t is of March 15 1 N ' 1' N m t f 4 f Wi , 'i , J?" - Q , A' I I l S l I I1 l I l 1 - - is iq ' 1 ,T,M,,,' H 3 1 I I I I 1 1 1 1 l 1 fi :Z"j,,?,'L e. ,QW ' L , nffff 1 if gif: 5' , , H A ' H 1 l I my ,n in nur 1-I -:ui i u .w h i 33 is 4 1 , I Z l 7,3 ll ' ...v-if? 11 l ' I if 11 W I I Y I I - I I - f i FRED BROAD, President Class President, 2-35 Monitor 1-2-35 President of Monitors 35 Treasurer of Hi-Y 25 Hi-Y 1-2-35 Vice President of Hi-Y 35 Varsity Basketball 35 "Sub- merged" 35 Field Patrol 35 Utopian Staff 2-3. ' He chose as his model Franklin D., And followed him explicitly. VIRGINIA CHILL, Secretary Office Secretary 35 Palette Club 1-2-35 Girl Re- serves 2-35 Class Secretary 2-35 U-Hi News Staff 2-3. If good things in small packages come, Ginny should rate as "A No. One." fa feakfzi President . . . . . FRED BROAD Vice President .. .. BARBARA GRITTIE Secretary . . . . VIRGINIA CHILL Treasurer . .. . . BERDINA MROZEK BARBARA GRITTIE, Vice President "Foot Loose" 35 Vice President 35 Gym Exhibit 15 U-Hi News Staff 1-25 Palette Club 15 Girl Reserves 2-35 Forensic Contest 15 Perfect Attendance 1-25 Minstrel 15 Radio Varieties 15 Girls' Ensemble 1-35 Mixed Chorus 1-2-35 Girls' Chorus 1-2-35 Monitors 35 Field Patrol 1-3. Althuogh a teacher's pet we call her Barbara is a very apt scholar. BERDINA MRO ZEK, Treasurer "Foot Loose" 35 Utopian Staff 2-35 Editor of Utop- ian 35 Office Secretary 35 Class Treasurer 35 Mon- itor 25 Vice President 25 Baton Club 1-25 Minstrel 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Palette Club 1-2-35 Perfect At- tendance 3. Calm, efficient, capable, cool- She'd be an asset to any school. 12 ' S am CURTIS ANDERSON-Palette Club 25 Hall Monitor 2. If you really want to please him, Give him a gun and an open season. JOE BABB-Football 1-2-35 Palette Club 2-35 Presi- dent 35 Sr. Hi-Y 35 "Submerged" 35 Chorus 1-2. His parents always knew that he Someday the president would be. MARIE BIDDLE-Palette Club 1-2-3. Little, quiet, and demure, She never speaks 'til she is sure. BERTHA BIEDKA-Orchestra 1-25 Girl Reserves 2-35 Palette Club 1-2-35 Gym Exhibit 15 Mixed Chorus 15 Monitor 2-35 Usher 2-35 Field Patrol 3. Long before this girl could walk, I do believe this girl could talk. FRANK BOCEK-Chorus 1-25 Class Softball 15 Palette Club 2-35 Library Squad 1. He doesn't like girls vivacious and silly, His ideal girl is little and "Chilly." WILLIS BRETZ-Boys' Activity Club 15 Senior Hi-Y 2-35 Basketball 35 Monitors 2-3. He doesn't have so much to say, But he does things in the proper way. LAWRENCE BRYER-Palette Club 25 Activities Club 15 Mon- itor 35 U-Hi News Staff 35 Field Patrol 35 Sr. Hi-Y 3. Black hair and dark brown eyes, Larry surely takes the prize. MARY BURKEY-Monitor 3. If Mary's full of fun and glad, She's thinking of her soldier lad. STANLEY CARR-Basketball 2-35 Palette Club 1-25 Monitor 1-25 Class Softball 15 Mixed Chorus 25 Camera Club 1. He studies ways to engage In finding teache1"s answer page. CECELIA CHESMER- She's always able to charm a fellow, Maybe because her nails are yellow. HELEN COVER-Minstrel 15 Camera Club 15 Palette Club 25 Chorus 1-2-35 Girls' Ensemble 3. Never did a girl so late Return home from a little date. JOHN COWDEN-Hi-Y 35 Palette Club 2-35 Field Patrol 3. , He goes into things with quite a bang, For he is one of New Bedford's gang. WILLIAM COX-"Foot Loose" 33 Hi-Y 1-2-33 Palette Club 2-3? Monitor 2-33 Orchestra 1. His head is always in a whirl, But it's not lessons-it's a girl. PHYLLIS DICKS-Palette Club 1-23 Girl Reserves 2-33 Mixed Chorus 2-33 Girls' Chorus 1-23 Girls' Ensem- ble 33 Gym Exhibit 13 Forensic Contest 13 Library Club 13 Field Patrol 3. With a smile that's bright and gay, She goes on about her Way. JACK DONLEY-"Foot Loose" 33 Orchestra 1-2-3g Chorus 1- 33 Jr. Varsity 13 Hi-Y 1-2-33 Radio Varieties 13 Palette Club 1-2-33 Minstrel Show ls U-Hi News 33 "Submerged" 33 Monitor 33 Treasurer of Hi-Y 3. A That is no horse, don't look in back, That laugh you heard belongs to Jack. ' FRANK DUDEK-Palette Club 2-33 Softball 13 Chorus 1-23 Monitor 23 Perfect Attendance 2. Studies hard and learns in school, But also likes to act a .fool. ALBERT DUDO-Monitor 1-2-33 Chorus 1-23 .Palette Club 2-33 Soft ball 13 Library Squad 1. Always hoping for the best, He's in for fun with all the rest. JAMES EMERY-Chorus 13 Monitor 23 Palette Club 2-3. His ideal date, I've heard them claim, ls not with a girl, but an aeroplane. MARTIN EVANS--Monitor 33 Field Patrol 33 "Submerg'ed" 33 Chorus 1-2. "Cy" who seems to be quite bright, Thinks that basketball's all right. HARRY FOREMAN-Hi-Y 2-33 Football 3. While among the other boys Harry doesn't make much noise. EDITH GOSTYLA-Girl Reserves 2-33 Palette Club 1-2-33 Gym Exhibit 13 Usher 2-33 Monitor 3. She is full of fun and pep, And also likes to dance a step. ANNE HALDCK-Editor U-Hi News 33 Girls' Chorus 13 Art Editor 33 U-Hi News Staff 1-2-33 Palette Club 1-2-3. Slender, tall, a striking blonde, Of brush and paints she's very fond. JEAN HART-Girls' Chorus 1-23 Mixed Chorus 1-23 Minstrel lg Girl Reserves 33 Perfect Attendance 2-33 Palette- Club 1-2-33 Monitor 33 Field Patrol 3. Always ambitious and never a bore, Jean is the belle of Axe's store. CARRIE HECKART-"Foot Loose" 33 Radio Varieties 13 Chorus 1-2-33 Minstrel 13 Palette Club 1-2-33 Girl Reserves 1-23 Cheerleader 33 Girls' Ensemble 2-3. A spirit to our school she brings, For often at our shows she sings. MARGARET HEIM+Chorus 1-25 Palette Club 1-25 Minstrel . 15 Cheerleader 1-2-35 Girls' Chorus 2. Peg is our tomboy, at sports she's a whiz: Her heart's in the army-that's where Francis is. DOROTHY HOMM--Mixed Chorus 1-25 Girls' Ensem- ble 1-25 Minstrel 15 Palette- Club 1-2-35 Property Manager 3. Nimble fingers skip the keys, As her friends keep shouting "Please" MARY JANOVICK-Palette Club 1-2-35 GymAExhibit 15 Min- strel 15 Mixed Chorus 1-25 Girls' Chorus 1-25 Monitor 2-35 Field Patrol 3. Curly hair and soft brown eyes, Make our Mary just the prize. STEVE KALI--Transferred from Pt. Marion H. S. How he does it, I don't know, But he makes girls' hearts mclt like snow. HELEN KIELAR-Palette Club 1-2-35 Gym Exhibit 15 Girls, Chorus 1-25 Field Patrol 35 Monitor 25 Mixed Chorus 1-2. Not far from Mary she'lI be found, But Helen never makes a sound. FRANCES KUHARSKI-Chorus 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Pal- ette Club 15 Girl Reserves 2-35 Cafeteria 3. We know where to go if We Want a good cake, We've tasted the ones that Frances can bake. ANNA LEASURE-"Foot Loose" 35 Baton Club 15 Gym Ex- hibit 15 Minstrel 15 Palette Club 1-2-35 Girls' Chorus 15 Mixed Chorus 15 Radio Varieties 1. Witty and bright and quick on the trigger, She's full to the brim of pep, vim, and vigor. WILMA LEEPER-Palette Club 1-2-35 Girl Reserves 2-35 Minstrel 15 Chorus 1. Sunshine or rain, whatever the weather, Wilma and "Red" are always together. NEAL LOWERS-Basketball 2-35 Minstrel 15 Hi-Y 1-2-35 Pal- ette Club 2-35 Chorus 1-25 Athletic Club 2. When there's something doing, legal or not, You're sure to find Red right on the spot. HELEN McCL1ENAHAN-Minstrel 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Mixed Chorus 15 Girls' Chorus 1-25 Palette Club 1- 2-35 Girl Reserves 2-35 Utopian Staff 2-35 U-Hi News Staff 2-35 Field Patrol 3. ' Don't do a thing funny while Helen's around, Or on the cartoon page you'll be found. MARGARET McCOMBS-Minstrel 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Mixed Chorus 25 Girls' Chorus 25 Girl Reserves 35 Radio Varie- ties 15.Palette Club 35 Monitor 3. Give her a dance floor, a pair of skates, And Peggy's the girl who really rates. MARTHA JANE MCCONAHY-Girls' Chorus 15 Li- brary Club 15 Forensic Contest 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Mixed Chorus 15 Perfect Attendance 1-25 Camera Club 25 Palette Club 2-35 Field Patrol 3. "Marty" likes to laugh and smile, She thinks nursing's quite worthwhile. ' TWILA McCONNELL-Library Club 13 Palette Club 1-2. In a room of secret plots, Twila dwells with all her thoughts. VIRGINIA McCREARY--Girl Reserves 2-33 Gym Ex- hibit 13 Palette Club 1-35 Girls' Chorus 1-23 Mixed Chorus 1-33 Library Club 13 Forensic Contest 1. A little stout and not so tall, But her good humor o'ercomes it all. CHARLES MCKINNEY-Minstrel 13 Orchestra 13 Mixed Chorus 1-33 Palette Club 33 U-Hi News Staff 3g Palette Club Treasurer 33 Monitor 3. A wonderful preacher he will be, So quiet and well mannered is he. E MARTHA MILLER-Library Club 13 Girl Reserves 2-33 Baton Club 2-33 Cafeteria 33 Gym Exhibit 1. For reading she'll take a mystery book, But she also likes to sew and cook. VERLA MILLER-Mixed Chorus 13 Girls' Chorus 23 Girl Re- serves 2-33 Palette Club 1-2-33 Monitor 3. Though she was reluctant to show it, We found Verla 9. very fine poet. ADELAIDE NORRIS-Girl Reserves 23 Girls' Chorus 33 Mixed Chorus 23 Palette Club 33 Orchestra 13 Monitor 3. Her hair is outstanding in its way, It's a different color every day. CHARLOTTE PAGLEY-Minstrel 13 Gym Exhibit 13 Perfect Attendance 1-23 Girl Reserves 23 Palette Club 1-2-33 U-Hi News Staff 2-33 Mixed Chorus 13 Library Club 1. Her report card is a pleasure to see For it contains all A's and B's. HELEN PETERSON-"Foot Loose" 33 Minstrel 13 Gym Exhibit 13 Mixed Chorus 1-23 Girls' Chorus 23 Radio Varieties 13 U-Hi News Staff 23 Girl Re- serves 2-33 Library Club 13 Palette Club 1-2-3. From Miss to Mrs. it soon will be If you don't believe us, just wait and see. ROBERT PILSHAW-Mixed Chorus 1-2-33 Orchestra 1-23 Ra- dio Varieties 13 Minstrel 13 Football 1-23 Basketball 33 Monitor 13 Palette Club 1-2-33 Midwest District Contest 13 Forensic Contest 13 Gym Exhibit 1. The motto, "Better late than never," Is the rule he follows ever. RUTH POLDING-Library Club 13 Palette Club 2-3. Ruth seems to like her home so well, She has to race the tardy bell. JEANNE ROBERTS-Monitor 23 "Foot Loose" 33 Library Club 13 Girl Reserves 2-33 Girls' Ensemble 33 Girls' Chorus 1-23 Mixed Chorus 1-23 Field Patrol 33 U-Hi News Staff 3. A singer, a. scholar, a writer of verse, NVith these talents she'll be a fine nurse. FLORENCE RUSU-Palette Club 13 Chorus 13 Girl Reserves 2-33 Field Patrol 3. . She talks so long, she talks so fast, We wonder how her breath can last. FRED SAGABIEL-"Foot Loose" 33 "Submerged" 33 Hi-Y 33 Palette Club 1-2-33 Chorus 13 U-Hi News Staff 3. Always witty, jolly, and gay, Fred was the star of our senior play. HARRIS SAGABIEL-Hi-Y 33 Football 23 Palette Club 1-23 Chorus 1. Practical jokes are his stock and trade, With them his fortune could be made. ROBERT SHANE-Monitor 33 Field Patrol 3. A good example does he lay, Although he's backward in a way. MYRTLE SHAW-Palette Club 2-33 Girls' Ensemble 1-33 Chorus 1-33 Cafeteria 3. Big black flirty eyes, Playfully follow bus driving guys. FRANCES SIEGEL-Library Club 13 Palette Club 1-2-33 Field Patrol 33 Monitor 2-33 Gym Exhibit 1. Quiet and shy in school is Frances, But not when at those Saturday dances. GENEVIEVE SINKOVICH-Palette Club lg Girl Re- serves 2-3. Trouble happens all around, But no one ever saw her frown. JUANITA SKAGGS--"Foot Loose" 33 Minstrel 13 Radio Var- ieties lg Cheerleader 1-23 Mixed Chorus 1-23 Girls' Chorus 1-23 Palette Club 1-2. She waves the flag so bright and clean, For a soldier, a sailor, and a brave marine CALLISTA SMITH-Palette Club 1-2-33 Baton Club 1-23 Minstrel 13 Gym Exhibit 13 Property Man- ager 3. She's good at athletics, it's very true3 But she's all right on a dance floor too. MARJORIE SNYDER-Palette Club 13 Girl Reserves 3. Laughing in a manner with lots to say, Marty's a nice girl in every way. KENNETH STONER-"Foot Loose" 3g Palette Club 1-2-33 Chorus 13 Band 1-2-3g Football 13 Hi-Y 1-2. Whether the day is dark or sunny, He tries to pull a joke that's funny. BESSIE SWEITZER-Mixed Chorus 13 Palette Club 1-23 Girls' Chorus 1-2. She's the wearer of a rock, Her marriage to us will be no shock. FRANCIS THOMSON-Hi-Y 2-33 Monitor 33 Field Pa- trol 3. Uncle Sam did very much grieve us, When he called on Francis to leave us. Mme ' Sha ALFRED UMSTEAD-Gym Team 1-25 Chorus 1-35 Camera Club 1-35 Hi-Y 3. ' He dreams of flying a B-24, When he should study the Civil War. ANGELO VIA-Radio Varieties 15 Palette Club 2-3' Football 3. To members of our class it seems That he and dancing make a team. 1 ELINORE WALLACE-Palette Club 1-2-35 Girl Reserves 2- 35 U-Hi News Staff 35 Gym Exhibit 15 Girls' Chorus 1-2' Mixed Chorus 15 Minstrel 15 Field Patrol 3. - Her favorite colors are blue and gold, For her heart's in the Navy we've been told. J PAULINE WILLIAMS-Palette Club 1-2-35 Cheerlead- er 35 Minstrel 15 Gym Exhibit 15 Girl Reserves 2-35 U-Hi News Staff 35 Mixed Chorus 15 Baton Club 1. Minus care, minus worry, "Willie's" never in a hurry. JULIA WOLANIN-Gym Exhibit 15 Girl Reserves 2-35 Palette Club 15 Cafeteria 35 Chorus 1. "Julie" soon will Win a man, For she's learned to cook and can. HELEN WOLANSKI-Girl Reserves 2-35 Palette Club 1-2-35 Gym Exhibit 15 Mixed Chorus 1-25 Girls' Chorus 1-2. By the things that she has said, She doesn't like the nickname "Red," BETTY WRIGHT-Girl Reserves 25 Palette Club 1-2-35 Gym Exhibit 15 Field Patrol 3. She's a quiet sort of lass, But liked by many in her class. FRANK ZELINA--Monitor 2-35 Hi-Y 35 Activities Club 1. Nice car, nice clothes, He is known Wherever he goes. SOPHIA ZOMBEK-Gym Exhibit 15 Girl Reserves 2-35 Palette Club 15 Cafeteria 35 Chorus 1. At passing out candy she's 0. K. No one with two bars can get away. WE, THE CLASS OF 1944 And now the time has come at last When into life We stroll, With an eager satisfaction That we have reached our goal. There Were those who came before us, There are those who yet will come, But we can prove us equal . To each and every one. The class of Nineteen Forty-Four Extends a fond adieu W To the faculty and students 1 ' fTu"e of "Mem"'ies"7 who have been so kind and true' Memories, memories, of school days gone by, T We'1l ne'er forget dear Uniong FOI' twelve ye-HFS W9'V6 giV611 YOU We graduates all cry, Our best, YES Union High- Farewell-.our Alma Mater, You'll Win through, you always do-and so d' - We wish you fond good-bye. T We Say a leg We '44's will see you no more, -VERLA MILLER. L L -CARRIE HECKART. , Goodbye, dear old White and blue . CLASS COLORS CLASS FLOWER Blue and Gold l Tea R056 As we stand upon the threshold of a new life and new problems, we, the Seniors of the Class of 1944, look back upon the history of the last twelve years, which has played its part to make possible this grad- uation and commencement. Our first formal education began in 1932 at a time when our country was being faced with the problems of a great depression. But those happy firsts, which are the common heritage of every school child, were to be the foundation for the education necessary to meet the then unseen prob- lems of 1944. We, too, unconsciously played our part well, for by 1940 we had progressed to the eighth grade and absorbed sufficient knowledge to pass the Eighth Grade Examination. After electing Fred Broad, presidentg Bernard Boczar, vice presidentg Neal Lowers, treasurer, and Anne Halick, secretary, we promptly started off our ninth grade year headed toward business and the selling of hot dogs and candy, an event which stands out as the most prominent one of our first year. The new students were acclimating themselves to their new school and the making of new friends. During our Sophomore year Hubert Dougherty piloted our class as president, with Betty Kerr as vice president, Betty Kelly as secretary, and Neal Lowers as treasurer. Our social activities included a party at Orr's Hall and a skating party at the Arena. In addition to this we made our efforts felt in the many other general social activities of the school. By the end of the year, we had re- ceived our class rings and were looking forward to our Junior year and the pride of being upperclass- men. Our Junior year opened with the Fred Broad forces re-electing Fred presidentg Berdina Mrozek vice presidentg Neal Lowers, treasurerg and Virginia Chill, secretary. Our first social event was the Hallowe'en Party at White Oaks, followed by other 9 successful events including our Holiday Dance dur- ing the Christmas vacation. And as a perfect cli- max to our social season, we sponsored and pre- sented the Junior-Senior Prom as our tribute to the Seniors of 1943. The Senior year began with the election of of- ficers including: Fred Broad, presidentg Barbara Grittie, vice president, Berdina Mrozek, treasurerg and Virginia Chill, secretary. As Seniors we im- mediately made our influence felt in the general activity of the school. Still bent on the more se- rious side of life after four years at Union High, we conducted a most successful, Christmas Card Campaign with the kind help of Miss Robinson and Miss Paden. To Miss Paden, also, goes our grati- tude for her excellent direction and help in making "Foot Loose" one of the finest Senior plays ever to be produced at Union High. As we recount this history of the Class of 1944 we are cognizant of the fact that in history "finis" can never be set at the end of the page nor at the close of a chapter. The end of one chapter tells the beginning of another, the close of one period the opening of a new. Standing on the threshold of a new life, we look forward to the challenge of the ages, hearing a call for courage amid toil and trial and sacrifice. We look back upon four years of study and effort at Union High with the feeling of satisfaction that we have been well prepared for the future. In this year of challenge and problems as many of our graduates go forward into the armed services, while others take added responsibility at home, we promise to press on to victory guided by the flame of our faith. And as we assume our new tasks, as we accept our diplomas, we rededicate ourselves to our task to the end that torment may be lifted from men's hearts and peace come for all nations and all people. -VIRGINIA CHILL. J., sm: Maw, af ra. Here I am sitting in study hall, thinking of the future, and the "Class of '44." It's warm in here and everything is quiet. Pardon me if I seem rude, but I'll just lay my head on my books and sleep. Maybe I'll dream of the friends I made, trouble I got into, and the fun I had or maybe-I'll-just- z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z-z l What's this? Where am I? Of course, I'm at my brother's house talking over the old school days at Union High School. HARRIS-7-I wonder what our fellow graduates are doing this year of 1964. FRED-You probably remember some of our air- minded students. Well, James Emery is now owner of his own flying field. Charlotte Pagley is em- ployed as a flight instructor. Incidentally, she will instruct only male students. I wonder why? As- sociated. with the National Helicopter Service is Jean Hart, employed as a hostess. HARRIS-Yes, and I got a letter from General Jack ,Donley, United Army Air Corps. He is think- ing of resigning because he says it isn't safe around his camp since Alfred Umstead received his wings. FRED-Speaking of screwballs, I always think of Ken Stoner. In a recent search for a sky hook, I ran across a little hock shop in downtown Chicago. In the window hung a sign which read: Gooney Gadgets, Inc. i Nuts, Bolts, or anything that's loose. Ken Stoner, Prop. Just around the corner Myrtle Shaw has an es- tablishment, named Nut Shoppe. They ought to get together. HARRIS-I stopped at a huge farm the other day to get some eggs and found it was operated by Francis Thomson and John Cowden, Industrial Farmers. They are now working on a project en- titled: "Fedelis Eggeonis" or "How to Get Eggs from a Rooster." FRED-Willis Bretz is now operator of a large local garage, used mainly for keeping flivvers in running condition. HARRIS-Well, I'm not surprised. Say! Have you read the latest Esquire? Bill Cox has published an interesting article, "How to Get Your Woman." FRED-It seems quite a number of fellow stu- dents have taken up journalism as a career. Anne Halie is now editor of that famous newspaper, Bols 'ck Blow. A few members of the staff are Soph Zombeclc as 3. reporter and Larry Bryer as chief printer. Helen McClenahan is now cartoonist of that thrilling comic strip, "Fearless Fosdickf' HARRIS--I was going down to the local fortune teller Betty Wright, to learn all the local gossip when I ran into Harry Foreman. He is now mar- ried to Mary Burkey. They now have four chil- dren-Mike, Delores, Pete, and Lopez. FRED-While we are on the subject of mar- riages, I might mention that Mr. Neal Lowers dropped into my office and asked for a job. It seems he and Wilma can't make a living on just plain love. HARRIS--On the society page of the New Or- leans newspaper there is a picture of Bessie Sweit- zer and her soldier-husband, Sgt. Ikle Drip. FRED-Let's go to the Leanell Theater, operated by Leasure and McConnell, tonight and see Pro- ducer Dorothy Homm's greatest picture, "Eternal Love," in which Frank "Gable" Zelina and Helen "Lamour" Wolanski have the leading roles. HARRIS-It's a good thing I'm married or it wouldn't be safe around here. Pauline Williams and Elinore Wallace are still looking for a man. They say a -man isn't safe after dark. FRED-Would you like to go to the famous White Oaks Dance Hall with me some night? Verla Miller and Martha Jane MeConahy are now present owners of the site. This week's feature is "Spike Jones and his City Slickers," starring Angelo Via. that famous tap dancer, and Helen Cover, bubble dancer. Joe Babb holds the position of head bouncer. HARRIS-Yes, I'l1 go if you promise to attend the service at Trinity Church on Sunday. Reverend McKinney's guest speakers are the Temperance Union leaders, Virginia McCreary and Phyllis Dicks. Their topic for discussion is "The Ruination of Man" or "Canned Heat Through Rye." FRED-Speaking of food, I recently came to the understanding that Edith Gostyla is now owner of the local Isaly's Store and Frances Kueharski is now manager of Pittsburgh's largest restaurant and cafeteria. HARRIS-They make good cooks. I was at the La Voe Restaurant the other day and ordered a steak. When I found a nail in it, I went back to give the cook a piece of my mind. Was I surprised? It was Martha Miller. She forgot to take the shoes off the horse before she cooked it. I settled the matter with the proprietor, Adelaide Norris. fContinued on Page 535 .fefft grace Me luadic The happiest moment of my life came when I was told that I had been chosen to appear before an audience and say exactly what I think of this moronic looking group of characters who have the nerve to call themselves seniors, and now I shall proceed to enjoy myself. The first person who comes to my mind is Fred Broad, our Class President. He is a self-made man who definitely worships his maker. The artist of the year is Florence Rusu. The pictures of girls that she draws would make Varga turn green with envy. Mary Burkey didn't watch her figure very closely and now the boys don't either. Wilma Leeper reflects on a ride, "After ten miles in Red Lower's Ford, it takes me 15 minutes to stop vibrating." Angelo Via seems to know all the latest dope on the movies that come to New Castle and he had me wondering how he could afford to see so many. I finally found out that he still gets in for chil- dren's prices. A good nickname for Peg MeCombs would be "Cat-eyes" or haven't you ever seen her freakish glasses? If Helen Mcclenahan lived any farther up in the hills, she would need a compass and a road map to find her way to the school bus. Willis Bretz has been voted by the class as the person most likely to go to seed. Alfred Umstead reminds me of a photograph- overexposed and underdeveloped. When it comes to "Gab and Gossip," Edith Gos- tyla will give anyone a good battle for the cham- pionship. Harry Foreman's technique with the girls is posi- tively horrible but you've got to give him credit because he keeps trying anyhow. There has been an acute shortage of gum because of the War, but Pauline Williams seems to have more than her share. I wouldn't be a bit surprised 'if she gets it from underneath the desks in study hall. Frank Bocek is one person who believes in giving credit when credit is due. When we have an exam, he puts quotations around the answers as a courtesy to the person sitting next to him. The almighty dollar seems to have Woven its spell around Jean Hart this year. She- works down at Axe's Market, or should I say she spends most of her time at Axe's Market? I x take all summer for Mr. Pattison to straig n out the mess in which Berdina Mrozek and Virginia Chill leave the office when they grad- uate. A I've heard it rumored that Bessie Sweitzer comes from the shady side of her family tree. John Cowden drives that car of his as if he were rehearsing for an accident. I don't know whether Adelaide Norris dyes her hair or whether it just gets dirty awfully fast, but I do know it changes color pretty often. Jack Donley has high "blonde" pressure. I saw a picture of Juanita Skaggs a while ago and it just reminded me of one of those pictures in a health advertisement entitled: "Girls-Don't Let This Happen to You." From what I hear Frank Zelina is pretty much of a wolf at those barn dances way out there in the country. The girls in the country had better stop him before it is too late. Bill Cox calls his peculiar style of jitterbugging, "The Big Apple." It seems to me that every time I see it, it gets a little more rotten. Steve Kali is one of the newer members of the class but that hasn't impeded his progress with some of the girls. Mary Janovieh seems to be one of the high class babes of the Senior Class. She sometimes favors one or two of us with a sympathetic smile and then lets us continue our lives in peaceful bliss. I often wondered what Carrie Heckart looks like under all that paint and stuff she calls make-up. Albert Dudo has been wandering around Union in a daze the last four years. He wants people to think that it's a girl on his mind, but I think he's just plain lazy. James Emery always conveniently manages to get Miss Robinson on the subject of Current Events on test days. The stork that brought Fred and Harris Sagabiel ought to be tracked down and shot before it can loose any more destruction on the world. Frances Kuharski, Sophie Zombek, Genevieve Sinkovieh, and Marie Biddle are four girls who never say very much. They had better wake up and get themselves a man before the manpower shortage really gets bad. Is it possible to ,find anyone around school who can play basketball or baseball as well as Stanley Carr says he can? Hot, sultry, days at Union never bothered the students who were fortunate enough to be in the same study hall as "Breezy" Bertha Biedka. She always managed to keep the air in motion with her choice morsels of gossip from Oakland. t 22 Pi A., Marjorie Snyder has to pick a boy friend from the underclassmen. All the Seniors know her too well, so she has no other choice. Someone ought to make Myrtle Shaw and Martha Miller eat some of that stuff they cook in the cafe- teria. My suggestion is for them to take- up wash- ing dishes and leave the cooking to someone else. Margaret Heim is going to the dogs. She is seen too often with the little boys from Edenburg. I've heard people say that Jeanne Robert's voice is like a bird's. The only bird I ever heard that sounded like that was a crow. Charles McKinney is a glutton for punishment. His idea of a perfect night is to have a pile of books and lots of night work. I overheard someone remark that Helen Wolanski was a bright young girl. Well, I'll admit that she is a young girl, all right, but the only thing I can see that's bright about her 'is her red hair. Joe Babb is one person who never does anything wrong. How can he? He never does anything. The home economics class hasn't done very much for Julia Wolanin. She got as far as threading a needle and then got lost. The less said about Kern Stoner the better. Helen Cover is a very good example of that much used expression, "Cut off my legs and call me Shorty." The only things I ever saw Elinore Wallace get out of school were a few notes from Pauline Wil- liams or Helen McClenahan. ' ' After teachers have Dorothy Homm and Callista Smith in their classes for a while, they just throw up their hands in horror and give up. We lose more teachers that way. I see that Curtis Anderson has given up chewing plug tobacco in school. It's not so good without a spittoon, you know. It's been hard to figure out whether Helen Kielar is stuck up or does she always act that way? Barbara Grittie is one person who shows no par- tiality around Union. Everyone suffers when'she sings. One day in the home room I heard Betty Wright say something. She probably got excited and for- got herself. Anne Halick has the ambition to be an art teacher in a school some place-. After hearing her boss those kids around in the Art Room, I'm going to make sure that no children of mine attend the school she teaches. Here's a question that has been bothering me for quite a while. What can you say about a person who makes as much noise as Twila McConnell doesn't? Bob Shane and Martin Evans claim to be Self- made men. That may be, but I think that they are horrible examples of unskilled labor. If Ruth Polcling came to school any later in the morning, she'd meet the rest of the school going home for lunch. At chewing gum and fanning the breeze Char- lotte Pagley has 110 equal. Verla Miller isn't called "Muscles" for nothing. Virginia McCreary would look more Spic if she didn't have so much span. We fellows of Union are all a little dubious about taking Anna Leasure out. All her brothers were rather good prize fighters and Heaven knows what Anna will turn out to be. I often wondered how Helen Peterson, common- ly known around Union as "Painted Pan Peterson" managed to get herself a steady boy friend in that hideous Freshman year. I didn't think Frank Dudek would ever grow out of those knickers but he's worn long pants for quite a while now. Cecelia Chesmer has received an offer to work for the Methodless Mop Co. They've probably seen some of those original hair-dos of hers and want her as a designer for their mops. I found out that the- reason Martha Jane Mc- Conahy and Frances Siegel d0n't come- to Our dances is because the orchestras don't play cowboy music. It just isn't done around here. It isn't often you get a big barrel-chested fellow like Francis Thomson in a class. Of course, it would be much better if it didn't look as if the barrel had gone over Niagara Falls before he got it. Larry Bryer has come to the conclusion that good thick summer oil is the best kind to use on his hair. He had changed to thin winter oil but it kept run- ning down the back of his neck, so he had to make the change. The way Phyllis Dicks works in school you'd think that school was just a place to get an educa- tion. I A In concluding this little article of sarcasm I wish to say that all of this has been in fun and I trust that it has been taken with the insincerity with which it was intended. -ROBERT PILSHAW. We, the class of Nineteen Hundred and Forty- Four, Union High School, County of Lawrence, and State of Pennsylvania, being sound ofmind and memory, do hereby make, publish, and declare this to be our last will and testament, hereby rendering null and void all other wills heretofore made by us. Toi The F aculty-We bequeath a sweet succession of restful nights and peaceful dreams. To the Juniors--We leave our Senior- dignity. May they uphold it forever. - To The Sophom-ores-We leave Our ability to solve all problems confronting them. To The Freshmen-We leave the hopes and de- sires that once were ours. As you all know, Anne Halick lived in the Art Room during her Sophomore, Junior, and Senior years. She has finally consented to leave what is left of the Art Room to Marjorie Rohrer. To the future sailors of America, Kenneth 'Stoner gives his waves. Of, course, we mean the ones in his hair. Cecelia -Chesmer bequeaths her yellow fingernail polish to anyone who wants it, but who wants it? Since Don Hoover has taken Latin I for two years and even then had a difficult time passing it, Bar- bara Grittie leaves him her credit and honor points in that subject. To anyone who wants to push every time he goes out, Pauline Williams wills her blue-green limou- sine. Charlotte Pagley leaves her motto: "Don't squeeze me until I'm yours," to Audrey Hammers. We grant to each and every school bus conveying inmates of that renowned institution of learning, Union High School, a lock of Helen Wolanski's flaming red tresses for a stop light. ' Carrie Heckart wills her scatterbrain ideas to Sis Donley, who already has quite a few of her own. To those Juniors who aren't allowed to read love stories at home, Sophie Zombek leaves them all her True Confessions and Modern Romances that She read during her Senior-year. ' Angelo Via bequeaths his seat on the football bench to Louis Rotuno. Q , I Lawrence Bryer's position of printer for the U-Hi News is given to Bob Cooper. Julia Wolanin, Frances Kuharski, and Martha Miller leave the -remains of their bicarbonate of soda to anyone that eats in the cafeteria. Alice Reynolds is the receiver of Juanita Skaggs's chubbiness. Helen Cover leaves her technique of loving them and leaving them to Lois Shaffer. Bill Cox, one of 1944's Romeos, who kissed his first girl and smoked his first cigarette in the same night and who has had very little time for his to- bacco since, leaves his line to Louis Krueger. " ' We 041606 fd W ll To Dave at Axe's, Jean Hart more than gladly gives her heart. Virginia Chill wills her industriousness to Bob Pinkerton. Adelaide Norris and Peg McCombs are very gen- erous. They have donated all their dark red lip- stick to the Art Room since red paint is hard to get. Myrtle Shaw gives her heart to anyone inter- ested. Marjorie Aller is the receiver of Bertha Biedkais "gift of gab." Florence Rusu's remarkable talent for drawing maps shall be divided as equally as possible among the poor, less talented students of the History classes. A To Joan Miller goes Wilma L,eeper's book on How To Go Steady. Joe Babb bequeaths his boisterous ways to Don Kooker. Since Fred Broad graduates in a few days, it will be impossible for him to be a fourth term president. As a successor to this title, Fred leaves his position to Joe Park. Neal Lowers leaves his illegal excuses for absence and tardiness to Phil Clark. Edith Gostyla wills her ability to jitterbug to any piece of music to anyone desiring it. Twila McConnell isn't the least bit particular. She'll leave her shorthand book to anyone inter- ested in the subject. Bessie Sweitzer refuses to leave anything to Union. She wants everything for Chuck. Not so long ago the Sagabiel twins, Harris and Fred, were called "Pistol Packing Mamas," which. they now bestow upon Charles Cook and Dale Dieter, who have had some experience to get this title. E Mary Burkey, Betty Wright and Phyllis Dicks will their quiet demureness to Barbara Ilich and Donna Parks, and they could really use it. Jack Donley leaves his excuses to get out of American History class to Jim Book. ' Jeanne Roberts bestows upon Donna Jeanne Bar- lett her angelic-like voice. This may help the Girls' Ensemble next year. To anyone who needs it, Frank Bocek and Willis Bretz leave their bluff. Apply early to avoid the rush. Curtis Anderson leaves -Bobby Wheaton his ex- cuses which he used during hunting season. Frances Ambrosia is the receiver of Elinore Wal- lace's ability to get in front of the mirror regard- less of how many students are waiting to use it. Since Don Bees is so small, Bob Pilshaw thought he'd leave some of his excess height to him. fContinued on Page 57 J 13 5 fs:-, Nw if 5-ia. M- wir Wvwwhhh I ff wa ,wr Pamela of 1944 Verla Miller .......... Frances Siegel ............. Genevieve Sinkovich Ralph Stickle .................... Bessie Sweitzer ....,....... Francis Thomson .....s. Helen Wolanski .....,.. Betty Wright ............ Sophie Zomhek .......... Frances Kuharski .......... Barbara Grittie ........... Albert Dudo ......... Julia Wolanin ...,.. Alfred Umstead ......... Callista Smith .......... Fred Sagabiel ......... Harry Foreman ......... Kenneth Stoner .......... Joe Babb ..............,...... Peg Heim ..........,..... .... Virginia Chill ......... Berdina Mrozek ........ Wilma Leeper ........i . Cecelia Chesmer ........ Helen Peterson ......... Bob Pilshaw .................. T. Charlotte Pagley ........... .... Frank Zelina ........... Anne Halick ........ Bill Cox ................ Red Lowers ........... Jack Donley ........ Fred Broad ........... Stanley Carr ........ Mary Burkey ........... Steve Kali ..........,................. Virginia McCreary ........... I've Still Got My Heart For Peace,And Freedom Home Sweet Home Temptation I'll Never Grow Tired Of Chuck Everything Happens To Me Give Me The Army Going To The County Fair No Love, No Nothin' I Wish I Had A Sweetheart My Sam From One Love To Another I Want My Mama The Dreamer .- ..... Some Day My Prince Will Come Crazy As A Loon Wait For Me, Mary Love Me A Little Little Mr. Five By Five That Soldier Of Mine When I Grow Up I Dream Of Gene With The Blonde Hair Be Honest With Me Who Took Me Home Last Night Oh, Johnny! Oh, How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning Love Is Never Out Of Season The Lady'With The Red Hair Slender, Tender, And Tall What Is This Thing Called "Love" This Love Of Mine Mary Lou Mr. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jones Just Lazy I'm Just Wild About Harry My Heart Tells Me It Pays To Be Kind Angelo Via ................ Marjorie Snyder .......... Carrie Heckart ........ Frank Bocek ......... Myrtle Shaw . ..... James Emery ....... Elinor Wallace ........ Marie Biddle ............. Bertha Biedka .............. Martha McConahy Helen Cover .................... Florence Rusu ......... Martin Evans .... . ...... .. Harris Sagabiel ............. Jeanne Roberts ....... Ruth Polding ........ John Cowden ............ Small Fry I've Got Georgie On My Mind I've Got A. One Track Mind Carry Me Back To My "Virginia" Embrace Me With My Head In The Clouds "Gobs" of Love For The Navy Junior Miss I'm Nobodyis Baby I Want To Be A 'Cowboy's Sweetheart Three O"Clock In The Morning Breathless ..........Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Why Don't I Do Right I Want To Make Music ., .......................... H ............ Ten O'Clock Scholar If I Had The Wings Of An Angel Lawrence Bryer . ......... ...................,........................................ ' 'BAIRBARAU Polka Dotty Homm .............. Pauline Williams ......... Juanita Skaggs ............. Charles McKinney Wonder When My Vincent's Coming Home Waiting For Ships That Never Come In All Or Nothing At All I'll Pray For You Edith Gostyla ................. ....,...... W hat Is A Woman Without Her Tongue Adelaide Norris ......,.... Robert Shane ............. Peggy McCombs Curtis Anderson ...... .... Willis Bretz ........... Phyllis Dicks ........ Frank Dudek ,....... Jean Hart ................. Mary J anovick ......... Helen Kielar ......... I've Got A New Shade Of Hair I'm Just A Country Boy At Heart Skaters' Waltz All I've Got Is Me Don't Get Around Much Anymore Me, Myself 8z I Do I Know What I'm Doin' Can"t Make Up My Mind A Little Bit Independent All Alone And Lonely Anna Leasure ................ ............................ , . ,....................... And Tommy Goes Too Helen McClenahan Twila McConnell ........ ........... Martha Miller ......... I'm Alive And Kicking I Love Coffee, I Love Tea, I Love The Navy Home -Cooking Mama 144 We See 7fzem Z The Golden Rule! Proud of the Diamond! Out of class again! Sister Act! - Trouble in the making! Sunday Afternoon! Crazy over horses! Strolling through the park! Crosstown! Winter Wonderland! Look out behind! Anne Halick--believe it or not! What's buzzin', cousin? Smile awhile! 1 W w , 1 Himsa Malea, Hlmca Beef! QJLGUGI4, 0-It each I O From the first crack of the gavel at the organization meeting in September, the Juniors, with Elmer Bigley as their leader, sailed right into hard work, good fun. and a very prosperous year. Forgetting the worries of rationing, no gas, no tires, etc., they held a dance in the auditorium which was dec- orated in good old American red, White, and blue. It Was a great success with the students dancing from 8 :00 until the soft strains of "Good-by Now" were heard at 11:00. Varying the type of social life, later in the year they spon- sored a skating party at the Arena. With an eye to the more serious side of life, they polished up their sales talks and all sold magazines to help Don Straitwell balance the budget. Their talents in the dramatic line were demon- strated When they joined the Seniors in the presentation of a three-act comedy, "Mistakes at the Blakesf' Finally, came the most thrilling time of the Junior year-the Prom, an event which brought to a fitting close a year of success. . A OFFICERS President ELMER BI GLEY Vice President BENN Y KORAB Secretary DONNA PARK Treasurer DON STRAITWELL 5 t Swing Reluctantly we see our Sophomore year closing, for we feel that it has been the most worthwhile one in our career as high school students. As we stand on the threshold of our Junior year, let us glance back over 'the events of the past year. At the beginning of the year we chose our class rings, which we proudly received during the latter part of the term. As our class colors we choose green and white, and as our flower, the white gardenia. The greatest event of the year was the presentation of "A Bargain ls AMBargain," the first Sophomore play ever to be produced at Union High. Much of the success of this play can be attributed to the patience of Miss Paden. Now at the halfway mark we can stop to look back with a great deal of pleasure and a little regret at what is behind us, and to look forward with anticipation and determination to do even better in the future. g OFFICERS President JOE PARK Vice President RAY LANGFORD Secretary DELORES HARTZELL Treasurer TOM MAYBERRY 4 416151 OFFICERS President JAMES SMITH Vice President GAYLE KERR Secretary FRANK JAWORSKI Treasurer DONALD LEEPER Class, Attention! Under the command of captains, Miss Rentz, Miss Albert, and Mrs. Krause, the Freshmen recruits began their high school life. Under these able leaders they learned the principles of class organization, the contribution of Whole-hearted cooperation to the suc- cess of every undertaking, and many other lessons which will be of value to them in their later life at Union. As this Was their basic training, they did not par- ticipate in any important advances this year. But as they leave their basic training behind, they hope next year to embark upon more difficult and larger missions. wzmwpmmzqeifmuwz 743 Ghewleadma 9413! 'em fzigffzf Jill' 'em law! e'W0-n Zfeam, fail 90.7 OFFICERS Seniors- Pauline Williams Helen Peterson Juniors- Mitzi Cercella Mary Lou Smith Jayne Thellman Sophomores- Jean Todd Imogene Skaggs This is what you hear when the Union cheerleaders take their stand on the floor during pep meetings. Their vigor and vi- tality have aroused the school spirit as never before in Union's history. Under the skillful leadership of the Misses Venditto, Wadlinger, and Kissick, the girls have introduced various new cheers, have improved the old stand-bys, and have worked and slaved to get every member of the student body solidly behind the team. When their blue and white uniforms ap- pear, you can be sure that a burst of enthu- siastic cheering from the student body will follow immediately. 34 H044 la Zfze Boy " "Blame it on the War." This phrase, used countless times as an excuse for failures, de- scribes our 1943 football season. The first se- rious blow came when our coach, Wilbur Palt- terson, was accepted in the U. S. Army. 'Calmly taking this in our stride ,we proceeded to get ourselves in shape under the watchful eyes of our newcoach, Mr. Thompson, and his able as- sistants, Mr. Hofmeister and Mr. Pattison. Perhaps the thing which hit us hardest was the fact that Uncle Sam could use some of our players' talents more than we could on the foot- ball field. We reluctantly saw some of our best players enter the Army or Navy and we became more determined than ever to have a football season that Would make them proud to have come from Union. We tried to the utmost of our abilities, but the lack of experience and pol- ished material gradually got the upper hand and led us through a very dismal season. The squad was composed mostly of under- classmen and we hope to utilize the experience We have gained this past season to produce the classiest football team in this district next year. BAS ALL "Un la WWI, December, with its cold Winter winds, ushered in a basketball season at Union which seemed to hold little promise for us. The crashing of the heavy feet of our athletes could be heard for many Weeks before the season started, in the hope of developing themselves into stalwart performers Worthy of Wearing Union's blue and white in active W. P. I. A .L. competition. The appearance of one veteran from last year was an encouraging sight to Coach "Pat" Patterson, but With the inexperience which Was so predominent in the rest of the squad he knew that a dif- ficult and trying season lay ahead of him. His patience and endurance was greatly appreciated by everyone on the squad. In counting the number of games Won, our season could not be considered very successfulg but it was suc- cessful in that We succeeded in holding the attention and having the complete support of the student body and fac- ulty of the school. In all sincerity We are proud to say that our morale, spirit, and sportsmanship were surpassed by no other school We have had the pleasure of playing this season. 36 xxgmad 44911 After an absence of one year, the Junior Varsity has come back to provide exciting preliminary gamesfor the many basketball fans of Union. This absence was very notable last year and the return of the "little guys" was happily greeted by everyone. Mr. Thompson and his assistant, Mr. Hofmeister, had the thankless task of molding smooth, co-ordinated play- ers out of awkward, gangling, students from the Junior High School. For the main part, none of the candidates had had any experience at all, and Messrs. Thompson and Hofmeister have done exceptionally Well in developing the abilities of these boys. The team deserves credit for their performances this year. They may have lost the majority of their games, but this Was due to their lack of experience and to the fact that the teams that they have played the past season were all much older, larger, and from higher grades in school. The entire squad will be back together next year, and with the experience they have gained this past year, We sincerely hope that they Will find the successful sea- son they missed this year. JU OR V Y BASI ALL Q37 lla-ghifae Zip Iffze MMM" "One, two, three, four, . One, two, three, four" Above the sound of clarinets, trumpets, and bass drums comes this rythmic chant. No, it's not a group of new recruits marching at Camp Reynolds. It's the sound that issues from the auditorium every eighth period as Mr. Richard Patterson leads the band in its daily practice. The results of all this practice were demonstrated to us in 'the vim and vigor with which they led the Victory songs at our various pep meetings, and which helped to raise the scores at those exciting basketball games. Other public appearances were made at such special events as the Sophomore play. For next year the band has a high goal to attain. Flashy plaid uniforms carrying out the theme of the Union Scotties would add color and spirit to our basket- ball and football games, and would give the boys in the band added incentive to play their best. So for next year we wish themall the good luck and success possible to enable them to reach the realization of their goal. llsweell am! faux" The Girls' Ensemble really came into its own this year. In order to promote a more friendly feeling be- tween rival schools, a policy of exchange assembly pro- grams between the county schools was adopted. The ad- ministration looked around for a suitable group to repre- sent Union and wisely chose the Girls' Ensemble as its special envoys of peace. The Girls' Ensemble is composed of a groupof girls who have musical talent. Realizing the importance of the task assigned to them, they directed all their energies 'to- ward fulfilling it well, and they prepared a program of which Union could be justly proud. This program was presented at Bessemer, Wampum, and East Brook, where it was cordially received by the students of these schools. Evidence of the success of these programs can be seen in the attitude of other schools when they visit us. Instead of hearing remarks like "Kill them," "Blame -it on the referee," or "They can't do that to us," one is much more likely to hear "That was a nice program you gave," or "Nice game-the best team won." Q EN LE dm"4 .Baja "What!, No Palette Club next year? Why, of course there'l1 be a 'Palette Club next year. This club has been in existence since 1933, and its membership has increased and its interests expanded steadily until it is now the largest and most successful club in the school. "Why, no Palette Club would mean no Harvest Moon Dance, and that's the dance that started the social activi- ties at Union this year, there would be no repetition of the Calico Ball with its gay decorations, long dresses, and the danceable music of Carmen Orlando's orchestrag it would mean no skating party like the one we had in Feb- ruary. It would even mean no more U-Hi News, for We sponsor it, you know. "This year with Joe Babb, Anna Leasure, Helen Mc- Clenahan, and Chuck McKinney at the helm has been so successful that next year will probably show a bigger membership and more activity than the club has ever known. Everyone will want to join so that they can be on hand when the fun begins. So give up that idea, my friend, and keep your eye on the Palette C1ub.f' I S 7 lg 1 iii - l 1 1-'-I 1, .1 ul l x, Q! PA TTE l sqm: nm in lifze fma," Hurry with that last stencil! Help count these papers, stack them and don't get them mixed. You've guessed it-the U-Hi News is again coming off the as- sembly line to cause its monthly stir among the students. In addition to the usual articles, which includes the Literary page, interesting bits of news, club activities, interviews, sportreports, class doings, and cartoons, we have added an exchange column, made of articles taken from different school papers, and a monthly column on the subject of etiquette. These different features are submitted by students who comprise the staff, among whom are: Anne Halick, the efficient editor-in-chiefg her very helpful assistant, Jean Frockg our capable busie ness manager, Jack Donleyg the speedy typist, Charlotte Pagleyg and expert printers, Larry Bryer and Bob Cooper. Much of the paper's success is due to the supervision of Miss Wadlinger and Mrs. Post. The publication of the U-Hi News is anticipated by all the student body, and it is a paper of which we can be justly proud. p llqalfaw Me Qleamn Gracious in manner Reaching toward the best impartial in judgment Earnest in purpose Ready for service Seeing the beautiful Loyal to friends Eager for knowledge Reverent to God Victorious over self Ever dependable Sincere at all times These are the qualities of a true Girl Reserve, and to- ward the attainment of these goals the Club has been striving. Under the leadership of the able President and Vice President, Barbara Grittie and Jeanne Roberts, the effi- cient secretary, Marie Veronesi, and the conscientious treasurer, Patty Wheaton, a year of work and fun got under way. Early in the year the girls participated in the World Fellowship program at the Cathedral. The Christmas season was celebrated with a party and ex- change of gifts among the girls, and, in the true Christ- mas spirit of doing things for others, with a party for the children of West Side School. Dancing every Friday night at the weekly "Swing Lobby" helped to brighten the weeks between Christmas and Easter. And basket- ball teams provided ahtletic competition for the girls. This varied program provided wholesome activities of all kinds, and made the year an interesting and successful one. RE S Q! SR. Y swan qw Qellaw Q.: 7 ff With their hands on the throttle and their keen eyes on the rail, the Hi-Y took on steam and zoomed right into a very successful and active year. Regular meetings were held on Wednesday evenings at the Y. M. C. A., at Which the boys were addressed by outstanding members of the community. Swimming and basketball provided an opportunity for athletic competi- tion. But the highlight of the year was the dance spon- sored by the club in the school auditorium. Decorations of red, White, and blue provided the theme of the dance, while the nation's best orchestras Con records, of coursel provided the music. It was a huge success. The engineers who led the boys and the organization to the station of success Were: Neal Lowers, presidentg Fred Broad, vice presidentg Jack Donley, treasurer: and Francis Thomson, secretary. To these leaders the boys of the club wish all the luck in the World on their grad- uation. If the officers for the oncoming year prove to be as efficient as the present ones, success next year Will be as sure as tomorrow. i 'nl 1 'ng - J Skull "Now, Bob, you must speak clearly and more dis- tinctly. Kenneth, Jack, you must learn your lines. Bill? Where is Bill? Helen, go out and get Bill. Fred, you stay right Where you are." Such were the exclaimations of Miss Paden during rehearsals. c ' From this confusion emerged that finished produc- tion, "Foot Loose," a three-act comedy of the trials of Hope Early in assuming the family responsibility in the absence of her parents on a South American cruise. Bob Shaughnessy and Carrie Heckart as Mr. and Mrs. Early, Barbara Grittie as Hope Early, Helen Peterson as her younger sister, Mary, Fred. Sagabiel as the 16-year-old brother, Louis Krueger as his pal, Buzz Dailey, Ken Stoner as Randy Cunningham, Mary's boy friend, Jack Donley as Jack, a college Sophomore who makes a bid for Mary's attentions, Anna Leasure as his cousin, Miriam, Bill Cox as the older brother, Dick, Berdina Mrozek as hiswife, Jenny, Jim Book as Stanford Wells, Hope's fi- ance, Juanita Skaggs as Old Lady Forrester, and Jeanne Roberts as Delphia, the maid, provided the audience with an evening of hilarious moments. S R M RS "Na, Na, Na" The monitor squad this year had the advantage of patterning its activities after last year's successful organi- zation. This, plus the untiring efforts of Miss' Robinson and the entire group, made it the best coordinated staff ever to function in Union High School. The members of the squad are selected from the out- standing students in the junior and senior high school. One of the requirements of the Monitors is to have a high scholastic standing before they are considered for a posi- tion. One of the oaths a Monitor must take when he is accepted is to uphold the rules and regulations of the school, setting himself as an example for other students dents at all times. This and the many other duties are lived up to with great honor, all with one aim in mind: "To make our school a place of which We can be proud." To Miss Robinson, our faculty adviser, we express our sincere gratitude for her faithful Work, and to next year's squad goes our Whole-hearted hope that they will carry on the good work. A "7fze .Jlwmu of ww Jffaaff The Varsity Club was organized by the pupils of the Junior and Senior classes Who had participated in our competitive sports program. Its purpose Was to further the student body's interest in our football and basketball teams, and to arouse a sense of pride in the school activi- ties. The first meeting was dedicated to the organization of the club and the election of officers. Neal Lowers was chosen presidentg Joe Babb, vice president, Elmer Bigley, secretary, and Benny Korab, treasurer. Mr. Hofmeister accepted the difficult task of being our faculty adviser. His help on matters of business, such as awards, Ways of financing the club, and eligibility for membership, was eagerly accepted by the members of the club. The highlight event of the year was a basketball game between the Juniors and the Seniors. The Juniors Won, but the game Was enoyed by all who attended. It is the sincere hope of everyone who was fortunate enough to be a member of this club that it can be con- tinued in the future, and that it has accomplished the aim ,for which it was organized. V Y H a fm, ,ffww "Over hill, over dale, We will hit the tin can trail." This was the theme song of the Girl Scouts as they joined with the rest of the "Tincannoneers" to gather tin cans for the salvage program. These "Tincannoneers" received army ranks according to the number of houses frame which they collected cans. While collecting cans, they also gathered paper for the newest salvage campaign and sold seeds and cal- erdars. Besides doing their bit for national defense, they are working hard on their regulation scout work. The first step in this direction was the investiture ceremony at new members were received and second class badges awarded to each girl who had completed one activity from each of the ten fields of scout work. Some of the girls have now started working toward their first class badges by acting as hostesses at various social activities of the troop. Through their defense activities and regulation scout work, the girls are not only helping in the war effort, but are fitting themselves for the future in which they will play an important part. S S "Mew Be 142uuuuf" It is with due respect and utmost sincerity that We dedicate this page of our annual to our loyal friends, Mr. Cover and Mr. McConnell, the school custodians. During every school day some student has profited by the willingness of these gentlemen to render any service great or small or to give a word of friendship and advice, expecting only the cooperation of the student body as a sufficient return. For these reasons we wish to take this opportunity to express our gratitude with a cordial "Thank You." llrqn fqpfzfe line 7ea 'E' CAN YOU REMEMBER WHEN??? Miss Miss Miss Miss Mr. Miss Miss Miss Mrs. Miss Miss Miss Mrs. lVI iss Wadlinger wore something other than a skirt and sweater? Paden allowed you to sleep in study hall? Albert didn't carry an armful of Math. books? Robinson wasn't too warm? Mr. R. Patterson wasn't in the Furnace Room? g W. Patterson stayed in one room all period? Mr. Thompson didn't change the subject? Mr. I-Iofmeister talked of anything but Biology? Cowan Wore the same thing twice? Wallace erased the boards in 204 after Senior Math? McCommon didn't have her class work perfectly planned? Post was in the Art Room? McHenry Wasn't patrolling the main hall? McKee didn't give a transcript? ' Kissick wasn't all out for the team? Krause didn't have to look up to talk to people? Rentz ate in the cafeteria. Mr. Pattison was:-Pt handing out detention slips? Time was . . .! Accent on youth! "Joe"! When I was in pigtailsl School Chums! Oh, look at me now! In the little red school! Where is he? Ain't love grand? A day in the country! Afwnafz Joe Babb: "I heard of a girl being hung in China." Al Dudoz Shanghai?" Joe Babb: "No, not very." I had one arm upon the Wheel, Quite joyful was the ride, The other arm was wrapped around The sweetie by my side. A copper yelled, "Use both your hands, Or you Won't get so far." "I can't," the referring svvain replied, "I have to drive the carf' Mr. Thompson: "What is a maneuver?" Louis Krueger: "Something you put on the grass to make it green, S11'. Wilma Leeper: "Could you tell me how to play golf?" Red Lowers: "Sure, it's easy enough," I told her. "All you do is smack the pill and then walk." Wilma Leeper: "How interesting," she replied, "just like some of the auto rides I've been on." A MASTER ENGRAVERS T0 AMERlCA'S SCHOOLS an-an WEST vnu sum-an s-rams-r, crncnco 1. ll-I-INOISZQQWX 50 ADVERTISING WUWQUW . These advertisers have helped to make this Annual possible WGQQQQW Help us to show our appreciation wwmmww Patronize Qur Advertisers ---1-as 1 mm Know the Truth and the Truth Will Make You Free COMPLIMENTS OF United Steelworkers of America - C. I. O. J. H. Grittie, Field Representative 'Gila United Ante SZ Aircraft Worliers of America C. I. O. H G. Delin, Field Represent t COMPLIMENTS OF SERVING EASTERN OHIO and WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA ,,: alley Motor Freight me "' sg 'qt' ffrfsw ft FRED-Food always has been my downfall. Suf- fering from acute indigestion, I went to the offices of Dr. Al Dudo and Sir Frank Dudek, Dr. Dudo gave me his prescription and stated if it didn't work to consult Sir Dudek, 'manager of Stiffus Corpus, Undertaker Establishment. HARRIS-Those two sure will make quite a pair. You know, it seems funny that the F. B. I. hasn't investigated those mysterious explosions at the Phil- ane Chemical Works, owned and operated by Pro- fessor Robert Pilshaw and Master Bob Shane? FRED-They're not the only ones who are in- ventive geniuses. Cecilia Chesmer is recognized in the Inventor Monthly for having discovered a new paint called "Never Vanishf' Only one painting is needed. It will last indefinitely. - ----:---:v ' 4 45 CONGRATULATIONS T0 P A G L E Y JUNE CLASS OF 1944 SHOE SERVICE f if Qt ' sea D. G. Ramsey C1 Sons Shoes Repaired As Good BUILDERS' SUPPLIES As New HARDWARE - PAINT I 17 N- MILL STREET sos-zo CROTON AVENUE 5 New Castle, Pa. Phones 4200--4201 A-------- ------------- --------- A COMPLIMENTS OF I - Atlas Equipment Corp. Oliver Building Pittsburgh, Pa. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT New Castle, Pa. Phone 1947 HARRIS-At least she won't worry about the stocking shortage. When the wife and I went to see the mother-in-law, whom should we run into but Mme. Grittie, head of the Society for Old Maids. Their slogan is, "Don't give up the man." FRED-I bet that's a club. I chanced to notice in the "Gossip Monthly," edited by J. Skaggs, that Helen Kielar, Marie Biddle, and Mary Janovick, have become established members of the Loyal Or- der of Local Henhussies. When they're not gos- siping, they are sleeping. HARRIS-Say, did I tell you what happened to Fred Broad? He is the state C.I.O. leader and was X A r COMPLIME-NTS -oF- THE New CASTLE sToRE Q arrested for his one-sided opinions and slanderous remarks about the Board of Education. He never could be quiet. FRED-Curtis Anderson, that famous English student, is the present principal of the Alma Mater. The Spanish professor is none other than Senorita Ruth Folding. HARRIS-It looks as if they didn't do so badly for themselves. Stanley Carr is now instructor at the Filignore School of Correct Speech. His main emphasis is on dese, does, and dat. FRED-On my way to the drug store the other day, I was forced over to the curb to let an am- S COMPLIMENTS RIC H M AN Fine Clothes for Men and Young Men 124 E. washington se. , f -'------- - I ---'-----' gf ...wmv gf t K- gy r E . ,...lXXs. ...si- ..- .-:.......mxxXxp" ::...,w- 1 HIGH SCHOOL 8: COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHERS New Castle, Penna -1 N .... .-"..-.r XX' mms Nsxxxw W- sw ,yi ,... .... ... .. .. .......... . ...-.-------- ---0 ------- ------u ------- ----- ------ - - -- ---- ---------- ---'-- ----- --- .,.l .- . -- v 1- v .fv- bulance pass. Feeling curious, I followed at the terrific rate of 90 miles per hour until the Suf- freon's Hospital was reached. After going inside I learned from Nurses Jeanne Roberts and Florence Rusu that the patient Was Frank "Buck" Bocek, a victim of his own experiment, "Vitamin Pills for Growth." Incidentally, the driver of the meat wagon was Steve Kali. HARRIS-I thought Jitterbug was a fast form of dance, but I guess I'm wrong since Jitterrum- baga has taken the nation by storm. Helen Peter- son and Peg MeCombs are no doubt the originators. FRED-Anna Leasure is employed at Andre's Fashions for Men, Young Men and Boys 114-116 E. wAsH1NG'ro-N sr. New Castle, Penna. """""' """"'""""'""""""'""""""""""'"""""""""""""""""' 2 3 Reynoldsfr Summers W G' 3 Style Shop. Her latest problem is designing a bath- ing suit for Carrie Heckart. It seems as though the suit is all seams. HARRIS-I haven't heard anything about Fran- ces Siegel, but I suppose she still lives back in the hills and tends the cows. FRED-It sure must be quite a life she leads. Martin Evans is Treasurer of the First National Bank. Berdina. Mrozelc and Virginia Chill are his ever present and efficient secretaries. HARRIS-Genevieve Sinkovich, Our quiet SeI1i01' lass, has finally become head waitress at Petrako's Restaurant in Youngstown. ,. X 9' 3- ..................................................................... .......f1,1-15 Z1 li . Prescriptions Trusses Elastic Stockings as as ' Charles Luimley Professional Pharmacist fx 1 PENN THEATRE BLDG. l E New Castle, Pa. .A ?g:..n.......... H. ........... Power For Victory . . . 5? S is the slogan which guides us in all our policies and activities. Our first job is to help win the war, then-we look forward to a greater-than-ever AMERICA Electricity will play a big part in the Future America as it does in the war today Wwm Congratulations on the successful completion of this phase of schooling in your life. You, too, will be all out for Victory in your immediate endeavors, then, the horizon of this future America vsill be the gateway to new and greater success. GOOD LUCK : PENNSYLVANIA POWER COMPANY FRED-The way to a man's heart is through his stomach. HARRIS-Well, I guess Callista Smith and Julia Wolanin have had their dreams come true. They are both members of the Women's Champion Bas- ketball 'Team of the World. Margaret Heim is the All-American coach of this famous squad. about romance than actually engage in it. Bertha Biedka still has that habit. She is editor of True Romances Magazine. FRED-It seems that all the students are still there and I hope they will skip lightly over these remarks. I . . . guess . . . that . . . about . . What's that? I hear voices! Ah yes of course. 7 FRED-Do you remember Marjorie Snydex-'s ro- y , mance with George Finley? It's no longer a ro- mance, it's permanent love. They were married in 1949. Incidentally, there is a little George and a little Margie. HARRIS-Some people would rather dream It is the bell to change class. One of those famous dinners from the cafeteria must have given me that horrible dream. I wonder if my dream will come true! FRED 8x HARRIS SAGABIEL. : CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations and Best June Class of 1944 Wishes to the Class of 1944 H955 B. F. GOODRICH ELLIOTT6' SI LVERTOWN WADDINGTON DISTRIBUTORS Radio, Automotive and Paint Products fi WOW 116-118 N. MERCER STREET 19 N. MERCER STREET : New castle, Pa. """"' Q ti ,J .. Qaacl gd-OM' aloe painfecf Jen W5 MOST ANY SHOP can print some sort of a student yearbook, but it takes not only a well- equipped printer .. .. .. .. but an experienced personnel to interpret your ideas and produce a book that will be the pride of your school. Printers of hne Books since 1873 MILLER PYLE 6' STREET 217-19 Sycamore St New Castle We Jfaae .94 'ffawzfi KContinued From Page 245 I . , Pa. Muuuluu -2 To "Wimp" Annarella and Shirley Wolfbrandt their ability to get along without the men to Chris- go Callista Smith's and Anna Leasure's rough tac- tics. Martin Evans leaves his position of playing Santa Claus for the Sophomore Class to John Cole. Mary Janovick, Helen Kielar, and Virginia Mc- Creary are the man-haters of our class. They will tina Peluso. Albert Dudo and Frank Zelina leave their much worn love letters to Benny Korab. Steve Kali bequeaths his book on How To Become Popular to Dan Korby. To the future students of Union High, He-len Mc- Tlle Storage Buttery 2 : COMPLIMEINTS 5' Electric Service ' 'OF- Company lgnition Specialists Sales and Service 6- 0 AUTOMOTIVE IGNITION PARTS Q STORAGE BATTERIES VULCANIZING -:- TIRES ' 5 I ' zs N. JEFFERSON STREET 1l3 AN. Mercer St. Phone 3381 i I New Castle' Pa. N, SY ----- ------- ----------- I ts P C OMPLIMENTS or 'OF' New Castle Company Clenahan leaves all the mirrors she has gathered for the lavatories. Incidentally, Helen had to do this for playing hook. Peg Heim wills her ability to play hook and get away with it to Mitz Cercella, who already has the technique. Charles McKinney bestows his manners and quiet ways to Frank Kuhn, who could really use some. To any Freshmen, Juniors, and Sophomores who care to correct shorthand transcripts for Miss Mc- Kee, Dorothy Homm and Marie Biddle gladly leave in Lime 6' Stone iff """'""'""""""""""""""""""' """"""""' """"""""""'"""""""""""' 4 E COMPLIMETNTS NEW CASTLE MOTOR CLUB Castleton Hotel Building f Stanley Carr wills his winning points f'????J in basketball to Julian Miller. Marjorie Snyder leaves her ability to laugh at the wrong time to Stella Krupa. To Mary Montgomery, who misses school every other day, goes Genevieve Sinkovich's perfect at- tendance record. Verla Miller and Martha Jane McConahy leave their ability to get around at White Oaks to Mary Munn and Beatrice Lenhardt. To George Hart go Harry Foreman's bashful their position. ways. V """"' """""' """'""""""""""""""""" """"" 5 , . -'-""---""'-"---'--'----'-'-'--'----"---'---'---'-"'---'-'---'---""""""'"""""""""""""' fi f Greeting tcm-as of Qualify Are Greatly Appreciartecl and Easy to Send . . . at 23 NORTH MILL sr. E New Castle, Pa. E iii 1----- ------------------------------------------------------------f------------------------ ------l'------'---- i """'---'-"- - ---------r Q COMPLIMENTS or I' . - A thur W Meek Royal Typewriter Co. ' F. D. WEBSTER, Representative gg Q Service and Supplies 323 E. WASHINGTON STREET 3mP:o':i3iiEET --.-..---..-----.----.,-....--.--.-------.-...----..-...-..-.---...-............... .......... ............ ....................-f.......--..-.-..--.---.- ............ 1 HOTEL New Castle, Pa. A FS, John Cowden leaves his "beat up" hat to the New Bedford gang. Ruth Polding wills her ability to beat the bell every morning by ia half second to Jim Smith. It doesn't work all the time though. To Mr. McConnell and Mr. Cover, our custodians, go Alfred Umstead's comic books, hunting and fish-. ing magazines, and airplane pamphlets. These will help a great deal to start the fires ne-xt winter. Tommy Pagley is the receiver of Bob Shane's quiet, tolerant ways. Frances Siegel leaves her ambition of becoming s 2 Q: BK COMPLIMENTS 2 E COMPLIMENTS E OF OF THE BO LES CASTLETON com. at SUPPLY co DuWAYN'E si-uw, Mgr. Flew YW We Please Others-Let Us gn nuuu mmm llll- I-'I IIIIIII I Ilvlilllv III IIIII ml' l-'ll'l II L a nurse to Rose Navarra. James Emery leaves his ability to get his work copied on time to David Cox. Dorothy Bayless is the receiver of Helen Peter- son's sparkling personality. Francis Thompson just leaves school fperiodl. In witness thereof, we, the class of Nineteen Hun- dred and Forty-Four, have hereby signed, sealed, published, and declared our last will and testament on the 23rd day of May in the ye-ar of our Lord, One Thousand, Nine Hundred, and Forty-Four. -BERDINA MROZEK. ,.,..,.....,...,.,,.,,,,,.,,,.,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,,, ,.,,, j ........... .............f - Men and Boys' Store i COMPLIMENTS OF The Winter Company SPORTING - ESTABLISHED 1906 - COMPDIMENTS OF Bailey Auto Supply Co. 1 35-37-39 s. JEFFERSON sT. ARTICLES IN HARDWARE New Castle' Pa' College Luggage 8: Trunks 1---- ---f-------- ------------'--------v----------------. ----, ' : COMPLIMENTS COMPLIMENTS -OF- ' -oF- JACK GERSON YOUR JEWELER J. C. PEN N EY coMPANY l I Ni f 200 E. WASHINGTON ST. I Phone 63 New Castle, Pa A SONG OR TWO The Sneezing Song-When Fam looking atchoo. Physicists' Song-Ohm sweet ohm. 4 Gardner's Song-I hoe every budding, I hoe! Poker Song-Waiting for Chips that never come in. Discarded Bathing Suit Song-Jantzen with tears in my sides. The Farm Relief Song-A loan at last. Sugar Daddy's Lullaby-Three little Wards. FLEMING MUSIC STORE 19 N. MILL STREET Joey's Radio Service Service on Home and Auto Radios 302 s. JEFFERSON ST. S Phone 9004 M n uuuw ummm' 1 mnnmmmm nm .lln n 'S 22 Donati Music Co. AND E School of Music s. Mm sr. open Evenings is Q ............... ...-................................m..............-......... COMPLIMENTS OF Rice s Drug Store NORTH MILL STREET ! - I I A. -K E : COMPLIMENTS COMPLIMENTS s -OF- .-OF, Jesse Nl Kerr Famous for Diamonds New Castle's Dependable Jeweler COMPANY 5 NORTH MILL STREET V U "Ir E New Castle, Pa. I , Q : I, WOULDN'T IT BE AWFUL- To be a potato and have your eyes full of dirt? To be a cornstalk and have your ears pulled by the farmer? To be a field of grain and be thrashed? To be an orange and have your skin peeled off? To be some toothpaste and get squeezed into a ribbon? Harris Sagabiel: "Why don't you take chloroform?" Fred Sagabielz "Yeah, Who teaches it?" """"""""""'"""""""""""""'""""'""""""""'""""""""""""""""""' """""""'""""""''""""""""""""''""""""""""'""'""""""""""""""' Walters, ll1C. Congratulations to the R- D- NO- ? Graduating Class of 1944 McCormick-Deering Farm -FROM- Machines 8: Implements P I C "Where Service Counts, We Win" 0. Phone 3702 2 Woods Building Phone 2100 M lllllllll llllllllllllllllllllllvlllllllllllllllllllllllllllullvull nluunuuunnunuuu ' Dr. C. Lee Mellinger The Friendly Store Optometric Eye Specialist Fine Things for Less Offices in the Temple Building J, "To See Better--C. Lee Mellingern 124 E. WASHINGTON ST. Aj --.--1--...---....- --.--- 4 I -IIIII .-...-l..-..-.... . I. .-..................... ........ . .m iig 5nm I BARGE MCBRIDE snr A GOOD PLACE TO BUY PAINT -5299 18 S. MILL STREET Phone 903-J ga COMPLIMEINTS OF : I Axe s Market sz NORTH MILL s'r. 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