University of Santa Clara - Redwood Yearbook (Santa Clara, CA)

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T H L A U R E ' x 1946 TO THE WELL-BELOVED SDIVS DF SAIVTA CLARA WHO AS MEMBERS ■ " OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE , UNITED STATES IN WORLD WAR II ■ ' FREELY OFFERED UP THEIR LIVES AS ; A SUPREME SACRI- FICE IN THE LINE OF DUTY WE THEIR EVER-GRATEFUL SCHOOLFELLOWS HUMBLY DEDICATE THIS MEMORIAL VOLUME PUBLISHED BY THE STUHEIVTS DF THE UIVIVEBSITY DF SAIVTA ELABA ■ UNIVERSITY OF SAMTA CLARA ALUMMI HDNDRRaLL X WORLD WAH II 1 9 4 1 ... 1 9 4 5 ALEXANDER, LT. ROBERT L, ' 42 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Woodward, Oklahoma — 7-7-44 ANAHU, LT. WILLIAM M., B.S., ' 40 — ARMY AIR Killed in action Mindora Is. Philippine Is. — 2-1-45 BEIDMAN, PVT. JOHN A., JR., ' 46 — ARMY AIR Died, Brooks Gen. Hosp., San Antonio, Texas — 1-7-45 BENEDETTI, LT. DAN J., ' 39 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — South Pacific BLAUER, PEC. RUDOLPH J., ' 39 — ARMY Died, Letterman Hospital, San Francisco, Calif. — 4-5-41 BLOW, WILLIAM T., ' 05 — M. MARINES Killed in action — New Caledonia — 3-24-43 BOLAND, LT. DAVID K., ' 44 — ARMY AIR Killed m action — Vipiteno, Italy — 4-8-45 BRADY, LT. JAMES M., ' 44 — MARINE AIR Killed in plane crash off Santa Barbara Coast, Cal. — 4-7-45 BRENNAN, SGT. JAMES F., ' 43 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash over Corsica — 8-17-44 BRESCHINI, LT. EDMUND, ' 40 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Newfoundland — 2-14-45 BRUCE, ENS. WILLIAM J., A.B., ' 39 — NAVY AIR Killed — Pasco, Washington — 4-14-43 ' CANELLA, LT. KEITH E., ' 42 — ARMY AIR Killed in action over Cherbourg — 6-18-44 CARR, ENS. KENNETH J., ' 44 — NAVY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — So. Cahf. Coast — 4-9-45 CARR, LT. PAUL B., ' 37 — ARMY Killed in action — Italy — 4-15-45 CHITTUM, MAJ. WARREN A., ' 41 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Solina, Kansas — 10-24-43 CHULLO, SP (A) 1 c WALTER A., ' 45 — NAVY Killed in action — Bismark Sea — 2-21-45 CLARK, CAPT. RICHARD J., B.S., ' 41 — ARMY Killed in action — Anzio Beach, Italy — 2-9-45 COCKRELL, ENS. WILLIAM J., ' 35 — NAVY AIR Killed in action COGHLAN, LT. (jg) JAMES W., B.E.E., ' 42 — NAVY Killed in action — Submarine — So. Pacific • — 6-7-44 CONSIDINE, LT. JAMES P., JR., ' 41 — R.A.F. Killed — Plane Crash — England — 4-11-42 COX, PVT. FRANCIS A., ' 46 — ARMY Killed in action — Germany — 11-23-44 CRISWELL, ENS. DAVID W., B.S., ' 39 — NAVY AIR Killed in action off Marshall Is. Cen. Pac. — 2-1-42 CUMMING, LT. JOHN N., ' 41 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Assam, India — 5-26-44 DaROSA, FRANK L, ' 18 — ARMY Died — Camp Buckley, Colorado DAVIS, LT. THOMAS D., B.S., ' 40 — ARMY Killed — Plane Crash — Honolulu, T. H. — 7-10-44 DENTONL CAPT. LOUIS A., ' 42 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — Berlin, Germany — 3-6-44 DITTMAN, LT. FREDERICK J., ' 41 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Las Vegas, Nevada — 1-16-42 DOHERTY, CAPT. JOHN E., A.B., ' 40 — ARMY Killed — Roccaromana, Italy — 12-10-43 DOHERTY, LT. JOSEPH C, B.S., ' 41 — ARMY Killed in action — France (Siegfried Line) — 3-15-45 DOWLING, S SGT. THOMAS L, JR., ' 45 — MARINES Killed — Train Wreck — Ogden, Utah — 12-31-44 EADINGTON, PFC. RICHARD D., ' 46 — ARMY Killed in action — Near Bastogue, Belgium — 1-7-45 FOX, LT. JOSEPH R., ' 44 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — Wewak, New Guinea — 4-12-44 GARCIA, LT. ALBERT J., ' 44 — MARINES Killed in action — Iwo Jima — 3-3-45 GEHAN, LT. RAYMOND F., LAW, ' 40 — NAVY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Camp Allen, Norfolk, Vo— 4-16-43 GIUSTI, CAPT. ELTON J., ' 38 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — Tebessa, Algeria — 4-2-43 GOLDEN, LT. (jg) JOHN M., B.C.S., ' 43 — NAVY Killed in action — Asiatic Area — 5-27-45 GUTIERREZ, LT. RUDOLPH J., ' 45 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — English Channel — 9-25-44 HEISER, ENS. WILLIAM W., B.S., ' 42 — NAVY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Rodeo, Calif, — 5-4-43 HIGGINS, SGT. PATRICK J., ' 45 — ARMY Killed in action — Holland — 11-5-44 HONNERT, JAMES E., ' 45 — NAVY Killed in action — Pacific Area — 4- -45 JACOBS, PFC. ROBERT L., ' 45 — ARMY Killed in action — Belgium — 12-25-44 JOHNSON, S.J., LT. REV. ALFRED W., ' 22 — ARMY Died — Letterman Hosp., San Francisco, Calif. — 10-20-43 JOHNSON, CAPT. JAMES L, B.S., ' 41 — ARMY Killed in action — Germany — 5-7-45 JOHNSON, A C ROBERT H., ' 45 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Stockton, Calif. — 5-12-44 KELLEY, LT. CLIFTON P., ' 41 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Oahu, T. H. — 9-3-42 KIMBALL, CPL. ROLLAND E., ' 41 — MARINES Killed in action — Tarawa, So. Pacific — 11-20-43 LATHROP, LT. CHARLES R., ' 42 — ARMY Killed in action — Soissons, France — 9-2-44 LEONARD, SGT. EDWARD M., ' 45 — ARMY Killed in action — Luzon — 3-25-45 LEONARD, CAPT. PATRICK G., ' 42 — MARINES Killed in action — Saipan, Marianas Is. — 6-27-44 LESAGE, LT. LAWRENCE D., B.S., ' 42 — MARINES Killed in action — Guadalcanal Is. — 1-18-43 MCCAFFERY, LT. COL. JOSEPH P., ' 32 — MARINES Killed in action — Bougainville — 11-1-43 MCDONOUGH, CPT. WILLIAM H., B,S., ' 39— MARINES Killed in action — Guam — 9- -44 MCGUFFIN, AOM 2 c WILLIAM F., ' 40 — NAVY AIR Killed in action — Gilbert Is., Mid. Pac. — 11-25-43 MCVEIGH, CAPT. JAMES P., B.S., ' 34 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Rangoon, Burma — 5-30-45 MACDONALD, LT. FRED J., ' 38 — ARMY AIR Missing in action — Off Kyushu Coast, Pac. Area — 4-28-45 MATTHEWS, LT. COL. JAMES J., ' 26 — ARMY Killed in action — Normandy (Invasion) — 8- -44 MOFFITT, COL. JOHN F., ' 21 — ARMY Died — Naples, Italy — 3-18-44 MOORE, CAPT. RUPERT E., JR., ' 30 — ARMY Died — Hot Springs, Arkansas — 4- -44 MULLANE, PFC. JAMES R., ' 47 — ARMY Killed in action — Okinawa — 6-6-45 NOONAN, Y2 c DONALD J., B.S., ' 41 — NAVY Killed — Tinian, Marianas Is. — 1-29-45 NYLAND, CPL. ROBERT T., ' 45 — ARMY Killed in action — Manila, Philippine Is. — 3-13-45 O ' BRIEN, LT. ROBERT M., ' 42 — ARMY Killed in action — Solomon Is. — 7-31-43 O ' CONNOR, ENS. EDVv ARD H., B.S., ' 38 — NAVY Killed in action at sea — Asiatic Area — 1-6-45 O ' CONNOR, Q.M. JAMES A., ' 44 — M. MARINES Died — Los Angeles, Calif. — 2-1-45 O ' DONNELL, SGT. JOHN F., ' 45 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — Over Hamburg, Germany — 6-20-44 O ' ROURKE, CPL. HARRY J., ' 43 Killed in action — Luxenbourg — ARMY -45 PAGANINI, SGT. Killed in action - PAUL, ' 38 — ARMY Germany — 11-23-44 PAUSNER, LT CHARLES H.. Killed in action — Germany ■44 _ ARMY - 3-13-45 PURDY, PFC. D ' ARCY A., ' 40 — ARMY Killed in action — Saipan, Marianas Is. — 7-8-44 RETHERS, LT. CHARLES A., M.D., ' 24 — NAVY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Mexico — 5-26-43 RUFF, CAPT. LAURENCE J., ' 44 — ARMY AIR Died — Biak Is. Netherlands East Indies — 3-27-45 RUIZ, LT. JOSEPH F., M.D., ' 38 — NAVY Killed in action — Guadalcanal Is. — 11-11-42 SAUNDERS, LT. FRANK T., JR., ' 44 — ARMY AIR Killed in action — Pompeii, Ilaly — 1-11-44 SECONDO, LT. STANLEY N., B.C.S., ' 37 — ARMY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Denver, Colorado — 8-25-43 SNYDER, CAPT. HOLBROOK, B.M.E., ' 37 — ARMY Killed — Plane Crash — Near Tuscon, Arizona — 8-9-45 STANTON, LT. JOHN P., ' 45 — RCA. Killed in action — Holland — 1-26-45 SWEETLAND, CAPT. THEODORE R., ' 4! Killed in action — North Africa — 3-23-43 ARMY AIR THORNTON, LT. JOHN R., B.E.E., ' 35 — R.AF. Killed in action — Germany — 8-27-42 TUCHER, LT. CLARKE E., B.S., ' 41 — ARMY Killed in action — France — 10-13-44 TUOHY, ENS. JOHN J., ' 44 — NAVY AIR Killed — Plane Crash — Samford, Florida — 7-26-44 WALKER, CAPT. EDWARD L, B.C.S., ' 39 — NAVY AIR Died — Prisoner of War — Fukuoka Camp, Honshu Is, — 2-1-45 WOLCOTT, PFC. GEORGE V., ' 41 — ARMY Missing in action — Solomon Is. — Approx. 12-1-42 ZETTERQUIST, LT. ROBERT L, ' 43 — ARMY AIR Missing in cciion — South Pacific — 5-23-45 Greater Love than this no man hah " Eternal rest grant unto them O ' Lord THE ADMIIVISTRATDRS REV, WILLIAM C. GIANERA, S.J. President The University of Santa Clara, like the other universities and col- leges of the United States, is proud of her sons v ho distinguished themselves in the recent war. They brought a glory to them- selves and their Alma Mater which will never fade. Particularly is Santa Clara proud of her eighty-four sons who made the supreme sacrifice of their lives through devotion to their country and what the country stands for. The University of Santa Clara will not forget those heroic sons nor does she wish future generations of students at Santa Clara to for- get them. That they may not be forgotten is the reason that this book has been dedicated to them. Fitting as this tribute is it is far from adequate, a more lasting memorial should be erected to their memory. When circumstan- ces permit it is the hope of the authorities of the University that a " Student Memorial Union " can be built. In a suitable place a plaque will be placed on which will be inscribed the names of all those who gave their lives that future generations of Americans might continue to live in the enjoyment of the freedom and happinss which is guaranteed them by the principles set forth in the Consti- tution of the United States. The memory of the heroic sons of Santa Clara must be kept alive as a example of devotion, loyalty and uprightness. Their memory should be an inspiration for future sons of Santa Clara to shape their lives in accordance with the pur- pose for which Santa Clara was founded " to mould men after the model of the Man-God, and thus form them to serve their fellow- men, their country and their God. " Rev. William C. Gianera, S.J., president of Santa Clara University, is no stranger to the students or alumni of this institution. His appointment to the presi- dency last October came during his twentieth year of service to the school. In 1926 Father Gianera was ap- pointed director of discipline and two years later assumed the duties of the Dean of Faculities, a position which he held until the announcement of his promotion to the office of president. REV. CHARLES J. WALSH, SJ. The appointment of Rev. William C. Gianera, S.J., succeed- ing Pev. Charles J. Walsh, S.J., as president of the University of Santa Clara, may well be taken as the occasion for the emer- gence of Santa Clara from a time of war which drained it of over four fifth of its student body and drastically curtailed its extra curricular activities. To Father Gianera in this period of rejuvenation falls the task of reconversion and the expected post-war expansion which includes the construction of a student union. Plans for the erection of this building had been under way in 1941 but were cancelled the after Pearl Harbor attack because of the shortage of materials during war. It is proper here, however, to comment on the work of Father Walsh, who, as " war president " , found the last three years of his term infected with the slow paralysis of a world war demand- ing for its needs the young men who would ordinarily have filled Santa Clara ' s halls and added many pages to the history of the Mission School ' s glorious tradition. The Ryland Debate, Owl Oratorical, the House of Philhistorians and the Senate, the Stephen M. White Debating Society, The Redwood, The Owl, campus liter- ary monthly, the Dramatic Art Contest, varsity football and baseball became the victims of a war which at one time called all but 58 students to the colors. It was during this trying period that Father Walsh led Santa Clara and instilled in her men a love for and devotion to their alma mater. It was when the going was rockiest that he initia- ted the Emergency Fund which accounted for more than $100,000 in donations used to defray operating expenses of the university when its income was far exceeded by cost of operation. And it was while contemplating a bigger and better Santa Clara that Father Walsh decided to establish a Centennial Endowment Fund with a goal of one million dollars by 1 95 1, the money to be used in furthering the educational facilities of the university. To Father Walsh Santa Clara is grateful and to Father Gianera it looks for leadership in the future. REV. JOHN P. O ' CONNELL, SJ. Vice-President 4 V« REV, ERNEST P. WATSON, S.J. Treasurer ■• " • . " REV. JAMES A. KING, S, Dean of Faculties REV. JAMES H. STREHL, S.J. Minister REV. WALTER E. SCHMIDT, S.J. ,Dean of Men THE DEAIVS . . . COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES . . . The Jesuit system of education is partic- ularly adapted to the physical set-up of the " small university " where the personal, vital contact between the professor and his students is to be had. At Santa Clara the Arts curriculum is concerned with the physical, mental, moral development of the whole man, thus laying a rational and ethical foundation for future specializa- tion. Covering a period of four years, the courses selected in this field are aimed at the development of a cultivated intellect directing moderation and deliberation in all things. The Artsman is trained in the humanities, rhetoric, mathematics, natural sciences, religion, and philosophy. Spec- ialization is offered in the major fields of Economics, English, Philosophy, Political Science, History, Biology, and Chemistry. Rev. James A. King, S.J., is now Dean of the college. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING . . . Since 1912 Santa Clara has conducted a school teaching three of the must funda- mental branches of engineering — civil, mechanical, and electrical — and has in this way added to the number of men who apply knowledge obtained by research and testing to the resultant products of engineering work. The engineer ' s intimate acquaintance with the properties of matter and his abil- ity to harness nature ' s sources of power result in benefits to mankind in the form of structures, machines, and manufactured products. But training in mathematics ' , physics, and chemistry does not alone constitute the Santa Claran ' s ideal. His is the desire to possess an acute and cul- tured mind given him in Santa Clara ' s broad college education. George L. Sullivan has been Dean of the college since 1918 and is largely re- sponsible for its excellent reputation. COLLEGE OF LAW . . . Use of the classical case system in the instruction of the principles of law and the opportunity for personal attention afford- ed those enrolled in law have won for Santa Clara ' s youngest college the ap- proval of the American Bar Association which has given full endorsement to the administration of the school headed by Dean Edwin J. Owens. The course of study offered in the Col- lege of Law aims at a knowledge of the fundamental principles in English and American Law, a proper application of these principles to concrete cases, and a thorough understanding of the ethical principles governing the legal profession. Because of the war, regular class ses- sions were discontinued in the spring of 1943 but were begun again in August of 1945 for the future lawyers. COLLEGE OF BUSINESS The two-fold purpose of Santa Clara ' s College of Business Administration is to train its students to take part in the organi- zation and management of the modern specialized industrial system and to pro- vide them with a cultural background which will benefit them in their dealings with industry in its social relationships. Accordingly, in addition to the special- ized courses taught in Accounting, Mar- keting, Statistics, Finance, Banking, Com- mercial Law, and Labor Conditions, the college supplements its curriculum with broader courses in Scholastic Philosophy, History, English, Political Science, the Natural Sciences, and Religion. Under the leadership of Dean Charles J. Dirksen, the college this year completes its twenty-third year as a separate unit of the university. THE UNIVERSITY Elass of 194G Arts and Sciences . . THOMAS J. ARATA San Mateo Feature Editor, " The Santa Clara ' Editor, " The Laurel " Pres. Clay M. Greene Sanctuary Sodality Parliamentarians Stephen M. White Choir Glee Club YMI Oratorical Representative WALTER T. HACKETT Cleveland, Ohio Pres. Mendel Society Vice-president senior class J. IVAN HOLM San Mateo Feature Writer, " The Santa Clara ' Clay M. Greene Basketball Captain - Tennis Block SC Sodality Veterans Club Student Congress Army — two years THOMAS N. HOLM San Mateo Feature Writer, " The Santa Clara ' Clay M. Greene Parliametarians Choir Sodality Sanctuary WILLIAM J. KIEFERDORF San Francisco " The Santa Clara " Mendel Society Choir Student Congress Secretary, A.S.U.S.C. PAUL M. McCarthy Redwood City Editor, " The Santa Clara " Sports Editor, " The Laurel " Sodality ■■■f iif»- WILLIAM F. MINTON San Francisco Parliamentarians Basketball Sodality " The Santa Clara " ROBERT E. NINO Son Jose " The Santa Clara " Vice-president Day Scholars Assn. Navy — two years VICTOR F. STEFAN Santa Clara Bond Veterans Club Army — five years Colleqe of Enqineering ANGELO GIOVANNETTI San Francisco Pres. Engineering Society Navy — two years JOSEPH J. RADIGAN Hollywood Pres. A.S.U.S.C. Prefect, Sanctuary A. I. E. E. Sodality " The Santa Clara " Veterans Club Navy Sub - Seniors Juninr Class a CI B Arts and Sciences: First row: Ahern, Dolcini, N. Gallagher. Second row: Hooper, Mclner- ney, McNett. Business: First row: Aherne, Cribari, Fennelly, Hazelwood, N. Johnson, V. McCormick. Second row, Oswald, A. Rod- riguez, Silva, Thoman Weisner. Engineering: First row: W. Gray, R. Guer- ries, R. Kelly. Second row: Mahoney Spillane Juniors have in the past formed the bulwark of campus organizations. They are primed through the years for their eventual position as leaders in dramatics, publications, the stu- dent body, debating, and class functions. Hampered by a shortage of men, the junior class this year had to substitute worthy in- dividual performances in the extra- curricular field to off-set what they lacked in numbers. Fall elections placed Joe Robb in office as President; William Mclnerney as Vice-presi- ident; John Ahern as Class Representative; Peter Dolcini as Secretary; and Clayton Hooper as Treasurer. Mclnerney succeeded Robb as leader of the class when the latter left school in December. Chief social success for the class was the Junior Prom held in February at one of the local country clubs and scheduled as the first off-campus formal during the school year. The work of George Aherne, Vice-president of the student body and Business Manager of The Laurel, is typical of the offerings made by third year men. As chairman for the Social Committee and spark plug in the Sodality and Business Administration Association, Aherne was responsible for the completeness of the social calendar and coordination of events sponsored by individual organizations. William Mclnerney, while holding down the chief executive position in the Veterans Club, the Sodality, and the junior class, managed also to maintain a high scholastic average for the year. Business man Ralph Oswald divided his tal- ents among the Clay M. Greene Society, the band, and the choir. Actor, chairman of the Costume Committee, and pianist, Ralph also found time to direct and sing with the univer- sity choristers. Veterans Ed Fennelly and Bill Ahern repres- ented the class in sports, both holding down first string berths in varsity basketball and bolstering the Bronco five in intercollegiate competition. Saphnmnre Class Arts and Sciences First row: Camozzi, Conner, W. Feeney, Grenfell, Hall, Jacobs. Second row: A. Kelly, McDonald, Prejean, Prentice, Ravaglia, Traditionally it has been the junior class members who shoulder the burden of extra-cur- ricular activities and, after the departure of the graduating seniors, accept executive posi- tions in various campus organizations. The sophomore year has usually been a time of de- cision for lower classmen who must by their membership specify the organizations in which they will participate as upperclassmen. But because of the lack of manpower in the junior roster, this last year found the sophomore class taking the lead in maintaining and direc- ing the functions peculiar to each society. Elections early in September selected George Murphy as President: Charles Peck as Class Representative; Bob Jacobs as Vice-president; and Dave Bacigalupo as Secretary-treasurer. In that same month the class, led by dance chairman, Joe Riccomi, sponsored the Soph Hop, first on-campus social of the year for sophomores, upperclassmen, and veterans. Sophomores were especially active in the staging of dramatic shows and in publication of the Santa Clara. Charles Peck, with two years of sound acting experience behind him. Jack Wadsworth, capable stage manager for the Players, and Ray Hall, veteran and tal- ented newcomer to the footlights, gave indica- tion of a promising future with the dramatists. Equally noteworthy was the contribution of this class to the campus newspaper. George Murphy, who served as Sports Editor before leaving for the army in eDcember, Dave Baci- galupo, competent News Editor, Jack Wads- worth, clever staff artist, and Bill McDonald and Robert Prentice, dependable feature writers, were in great part responsible for the continued success of The Santa Clara, single university organ published regularly through- out the war. The participation of Jack Conner in varsity baseball as an agile shortstop and Glen Harris as a rugged guard in basketball rounded out the sphere of activitiy which was the testing and proving ground for so many second-year men. Business and Engineerinq m mr iEiT r: ' :. . - v«- Business: First row: Azevedo, Bacigalupo, Dematteis, Donovan, Frese. Second row: Lamb, Molkenbuhr, Pezzuto, Riccomi, F. Smith. Engineers: First row: Alhadef, Beck, Callejas, Campbell, Cordero, Croak, Dawe, Daugherty, Dusbabek. Second row: Franceschina, Going, T. Griffin, lenkins, Lazzarini, Locher, R. Murphy. Peach, Peck. Third row: Pereira, Power, Raesteld, E. Regan, Rodrigues, Valentine, Vogel, Wilson. Freshman Class Arts and Sciences First row: Arena, Andreatta, Baccari, Bachan, Banister, Barakatt, Berlinger, Blickle, Borghello, H. Byrne, Canelo. Second row: Collins, Deering, J. Feeney, Flitcroft, Fourie, Garrison. Third row: R. Gurries, Hovorka, Imlay, Joesten, Keegan, Keneoley. Fourth row; Lyons, McCuUough, Mclnerney, Mcintosh, McLane, McShane. The first year in College is usually a time for adjustment to neAAr surroundings and new methods. The freshman is allowed to become acclimated to his new home before any extra- curricular responsibilities are thrust upon him. Such was the case in the past. But because the freshman class this year represented one- half the student body, it was necessary that their aid be enlisted if the many university organizations were to continue to exist. As a class the freshmen entered wholeheart- edly into the swing of things and managed to provide the manpower needed to maintain each group. The Santa Clara staff was well- padded with first-year men among whom were William Lyons, camera-wise photographer, James Bowe, energetic business manager who garnered enough advertising to more than cover the cost of publication, and Richard Blickle, who as circulation manager piled up hours of hard, behind-the-scenes work mailing the paper. Drama, too, became a chosen field of en- deavor for the class of ' 49. Alessandro Baccari, Leonard Jones, and John Banister gave ample indication of a bright future on the stage of the " Ship. " The class was perhaps best represented in sports with Frank Faraone, Andy Collins, Tom Guerin, and George Nichols playing consist- ently enough to earn their blocks for var- sity basketball. Big Tom Kelly and Jerry Gliebe in baseball and Mickey Adza in football gave the first year men a place in all major sports at the university. Chosen in September to lead the class were Tom Guerin, President; Tom O ' Connor, Vice- president; James Bowe, Class Representative; Thomas Rosewall, Secretary; Jack Regan,, Sergeont-at-Arms. Notable, too, was the participation of the forty-niners in the intramural sports. The frosh from the upperclassmen in a three game play- off. Arts and Sciences . . Bnsiness . . . Arts and Sciences, top: First row: Marinello, Montgomery, Morell, Moreno, D. Murphy, Nichols, O ' Connor O ' Keefe O ' Reilly Second row: Rankin, J. Rodriques, Rosewall, Shellooe, Sullivan, Trembley, Yew Third row: Turner, Vedo, Villafranca, Weinmann, M. Whelan, Zanger. Business, left: Business, right: i-irst row: Adza, Amort, Arbios, Aubrey, Howe, First row: Keelan, T. Kelly, Lacy, Maggetti, Clark. O ' Connell. Seco_nd row: Donnelly, Edwards, Fritter, Second row: Parker, Ruffo, Sanders, Soher, Toda. Guerin. Engineering Top: First row: Al-Jazrawi, E. Anderson, Astrue, Baggott, Beltrami, Hinckley, Bond, Boyd,Brisley. Second row: A. Brown, Byrne, Castillo, Conrado, Copple, J. Crowley, Cuneo, D. Cunho, Engh, Faller. Third row: Faraone, Ferreira, Ford, Fraass, Frazer, Genochio. Fourth row: Gliebe, Gomez, Grim, Heacock, Herle. Bottom: First row: Knapp, Lafronchi, Lopez, Lozito, MacDonald, Martin, Morales, Page. Second row: Pensoneou, Petersen, Rebois, Rechemacher, J. Regan, Ronchelli, W. Sambrailo. Third row: Schneider, Taylor, Umana, Van Vranken, White, Wuesthoff. Calleiie of L iw First row: Bean, Biscay, Brady, Britton, Chargin, Christy, Darrow, Depaoli, Hardin, Hurlbu tt. Second row: Kane .Limbert, McMillan, Mason, Michael, Mullins, Nicco, Panelli, Rose. Third row: Rios, Sandison, Sapunor, R. Smith, Thompson, Williams, For the first time in two years Santa Clara ' s College of Law opened its doors on August 20 to receive the seven law students who con- stituted the entering first year class of pros- pective lawyers. The resumption of a law cur- riculum was confined to first year courses in the fall with the provision that additional subjects would be offered as soon as increased enrollments deemed it necessary. With the spring semester, registration figures for the law school soared and the twenty-two students who signed up for graduate work represented a two hundred per cent increase over the number who attended lectures in Bergin Hall during the fall semester. Dean Edwin J. Owens, A. B. Holy Cross, ' 19 LL. B, Harvard, ' 22, returned to the duties which have been his since 1934 as head of the college and instructor of low. He had served as chief administrator in the Office of Alien Property Custodian for eleven western states during the forced inactivity of the law college. Two members of the regular teaching staff in the persons of Professors Robert E. Hayes, A. B., Holy Cross, ' 26, LL. B. Boston College, and Richard W. Morton, A. B. Santa Clara, ' 37, and LL. B. Santa Clara, ' 39, were also reassigned positions on the law faculty. It was disclosed early in the semester by Rev. William C. Gianera, S. J., that veterans would be able to complete their legal studies in two calendar years due to the special summer courses. Non-veterans, however, were still subject to the regular two-semester aca- demic year and the consequent full three year law course. Instructions in law were first given at Santa Clara in 1907. Immediately following the first world war, the Law School fell into bad days until an expansion and building program built it up. By 1930, the college was a full time day school, continuing as such until 1943 when the second world war canceled all classes. fl.D.T.C. Unil Banister, Bevilacqua, Binckly, First row: T. Kelly, Adza, J. Anderson, Arbios, Baccari, Blickle, Bowe, Boyd, Brisley, A. Byrne, A. Young Second row: Camozzi, Cassimus Conrado, I. Crowley, Donnelly, Dougherty, Edwards, Feeney, Ferreira, Ford, Going, Golden, T. Griffin. Third row: Grim, Guerin, Hovorka, Johnston, L, H. Jones, Lafranchi, McCullough, Mcintosh. MacDonald, Maggetti, Messick. Ravaglia, J. Regan, Reinhardt. W. Fifth row: Rodriques, Rosewoll, Ronchelli, Sombrailo, Sullivan, Villafranca, Color Guard: Brown, Collins, M. Whelan, Berlinger, Faraone, Gliebe. Drum and Bugle Corps: Montgomery, Imlay, Semonsen, Vedo, Wuesthoff. Zanger. The motorized field artillery unit of the R. O. T C. at Santa Clara was organized in 1936 by Colonel Ernest T. Barco, F. A., who was succeeded in 1942 by Lieutenant Col- onel J. Shelburn Robison. This school year was featured by the inter- company competition held in December be- tween Company A and Company B and judged by military professors from Stanford and the University of San Francisco. Company B, Cadet Captain Joseph Pausner commanding, was judged the winner. Spring competition found the same company victor with Cadet Captain E. Jackson Going commanding. Lientenant Colonel Robison was relieved in April by Colonel Lester A. Dougherty, Pro- fessor of Military Science and Tactics. i THE STUDENTS The fjtudent Congress . j Inset: Joseph Radigan, President. First row: Aherne, Bowe, Cribari, Dolcini, Going, Guerin. Second row: Gundry, I. Holm, Jacobs, Kieferdorf, Mclnerney. Third row: Riccomi, Spillane, Ordinarily the Student Congress, this year under the capable leadership of president Joseph Radigan, is concerned primarily with regulating the organization and conduct of the extra-curricular activities proper to the several undergraduate colleges of the university. But this year the student officers were con- fronted with a two-fold task. Not only were they to perform their duties for the betterment of the rapidly enlarging student body, but they were to acquaint new collegians, par- ticularly the veterans, with the traditions and and practices of Mission Life. Individual committees into which the Con- gress is divided strove to keep pace with the increase in student numbers. The Sports Com- mittee headed by George Murphy, and, subse- quently, by Jim Bowe fostered the intramural football and basketball games to the winners of which were given commemorative medals. George Aherne ' s Social Committee encouraged inter-collegiate dances between Santa Clara and local bay area women ' s colleges. To further the spirit of inter-collegiate friend- ship, the Mission School became a member of the Catholic Intercollegiate Conference this spring, sending President Joseph Radigan Vice-president, George Aherne, and Junior Class President, William Mclnerney, as its rep- resentatives to the monthly meetings. Late last fall an inclusive tax measure was passed by the Congress to aid in financing The Laurel. When the yearbook fund was realized, the tax, its purpose satisfied, was repealed. Officers of the Associated Student Body were Joseph Radigan, President; George Aherne, Vice-president; William Kieferdorf, Sec- retary: Joseph Spillane, Treasurer; and Joseph Riccomi, Sergeant-at-Arms. Presidents and rep- resentatives of the four classes and the repre- sentatives of the campus organizations con- stitute the members of the campus government. Rev. John P. O ' Connell, S. J., is the moderator of the organization. Cnllege Drganizations . . I The Engineers: Inset: Angello Giovannetti, President. First row: Alhadef, Al Jazrawi, E. Anderson, Baggott, Beck, Beltrami Binckley, Bond, Boyd, Brisley, Brown, A. Byrne, Callejas, Campbell. Second row: Cassimus, Conrado, Copple, Cordero, Croak, J. Crowley, Daniels, Dawe, Ditty, Dorsey, Dougherty, Dusa- bek, Poller, Faraone. Third row: Ferreira, Ford, Franceschina, Frazer, Genochio, Gephart, Giovannetti, Gliebe, Going, Gomez, W. Gray, T. Griffin, Guerries, Herle. The Business Administration as- sociation offers business students a chance to participate in a well- rounded and valuable plan of activity. Directed by President Kenneth Cribari, the B. A. A. launched the initial off-campus dance in Octo- ber and climaxed its social af- fairs with a banquet at the Sainte Claire Hotel. One of its twice monthly meetings was devoted to guest speakers who lectured on topics of interest to businessmen. Officers of the association were: Kenneth Cribari, President; George Aherne, Vice-president; Francis Smith, Secretary; George Stafford, Treasurer; and David Bacigalupo, Sergeont-at-Arms. Outstanding among the campus organizations is the Engineering Society composed of men who, working and thinking together, form a loyal, unified and efficient group. Discussions led by some prom- inent individual on a topic closely related to one of the three en- gineering fields, civil, mechanical, or electrical, and instructive in- spection trips are important fea- turos of the group ' s work. This year the society was under the lecdcrship of Angelo Giovan- netti, senior mechanical engineer. Assisting him were Joseph Spill- ane, Vice-president; Charles Peck, Secretary; Virgil Dusbabek, Treas- urer; and E. Jackson Going, Ser- geant-at-Arms. Fourth row: Johnston, Kaliterna, R. Kelly, Lafranchi, Lazzarini, Locker, Lopez, Latshaw, MacDonald, Martin, Messick, Morales, B. Munger. Fifth row: R. Murphy, Murry, Nunneley, Page, Pappas, Peach, Pensoneau, Pereira, Peterson, Power, Radigan, Raesfeld, Rechenmacher. Sixth row: J. Regan, Rodrigues, Ronchelli, Sambrailo, Schneide, Semonsen, Spillane, Taylor, Umana, Valentine, Van Vranken, Vogal, Young. ; w Business Association: Inset: Kenneth W. Cribari, President. First row: Adza, Aherne, Amort, Arbios, Aubrey, Azevedo, Bacigalupo, Bowe, Clark Cribari Dematteis, Donnelly, Donovan. Second row: Edwards, Fennelly, Fress, Guerin, Hazelwood, N. Johnson, L. H. Jones, T. Kelly, Lamb, Mc ' Cormick, Maggetti, Molkenbuhr. Third row: Oswald, Parker, Reis, Riccomi. A. Rodriguez, Sanders, Silva, F. Smith, Soher, Thoman Weisner. Clay M. Greone Players . . . 1. %, Inset: Thomas J. Arata, President. First row: Baccari, Banister, Barakatt, Brisley, Canelo, Donnelly, Dougherty, Faber. Second row: Going, Hall, J. Holm, T. Holm, Jacobs, Joesten, L. H. Jones, Keegan, Mclnerny, Third row: McLane, McNett Nunneley Oswald, Ravaglia, A. Rodriguez, Roswoll. Fourth row: Silva, Sullivan, Villafranca, Wadsworth, Weinmann, M. Whelan. Few campus organizations offer the oppor- tunity for self-advancement that the Clay M. Greene Society, the university ' s dramatic group, proffers its members. Ease in speech, self- confidence in appearing before others, and essential body control are the chief qualities which dramatic work instills in those who participate in the art. Named for the noted playwright. Clay M. Greene, author of the celebrated Passion Play of Santa Clara, the society this year added two more major productions to its growing list of accomplishments. In the fall semester, the Players presented " Room Service, " riotous three-act comedy, with Charles Peck, John Nunneley, and J. Ivan Holm in the leads. The spring semester sa w John Hersey ' s " A Bell for Adano, " three-act drama adapted for the cast by their director. Dr. J. Fenton McKenna, and headlined by J. Ivan Holm, Charles Peck, Raymond Hall, and Ales- sandro Baccari, produced in the university auditorium. " A Bell for Adano " was adapted from the novel of the same name by John Hersey, war correspondent, and was the story of how an American major brought democracy to an Ital- ian town just released from Fascist rulers. Though the annual Dramatic Art Contest has not been a part of the Players ' calendar since the advent of the war, the usual one- act skits which have always been a part of the society ' s repertoire again demanded the time and energies of several players, particularly J. Ivan and Thomas Holm, Charles Peck, and Ralph Oswald. President of the society and one of its two graduating seniors was Thomas Arata. Vice- president and stage manager, John Wadworth; Recording Secretary, Ralph Oswald; Corres- ponding Secretary, Charles Peck: Teasurer, David Bacigalupo; Sergeant-at-Arms, E. Jack- son Going; and J. Ivan Holm, the other gradu- ating Player, composed the Executive Commit- tee. Faculty moderator for the dramatists is Rev. John P. O ' Connell, S. J. The Veterans ' AssDciatian Newest organization of the campus formed in the wake of the war is the Veterans ' Associa- tion, the purpose of which has been to acquaint the ex-servicemen with Santa Clara ' s color- ful history, to facilitate the discussion and solu- tion of veterans ' problems under GI Bill of Rights, and to give the veterans the opportun- ity of joining as a group in the social life of the university. The existence of such an organization is chiefly the work of veteran Robert Mertz, now completing his first year at Santa Clara ' s Law School. Late in the spring of 1945, Mertz took upon himself the task of drawing up and sub- mitting a suitable constitution for the proposed veteran group to the Student Congress. The approval of Congress received, the vet- erans led in the fall semester by President Joseph Riccomi and faculty moderator. Rev. Walter E. Schmidt, S. J., presented a boxing smoker in the roped-off center of Seifert Gymnasium. With the arrival of over one hundred vet- erans in the spring semester, the association became one of the most active campus groups. An election of officers gave William Mclnerney the presidency and chose for his assistants John Feeney as Vice-president; Joseph McNett as Secretary-treasurer; and George Grenfell as Sergeant-at-Arms. Mclnerney proceeded to schedule a bi- weekly program including a business meeting and a social event on alternate dates. Guest speakers chosen for their ability to aid the veterans in learning of the university and of rights and duties under the veteran school bill were invited to business sessions and included representatives from the faculty and Veterans Administration. Well-attended dances to which women from San Jose State College ' s Newman Club were invited were held once a month at the Sodality Hall. Featured among these events was a pre-Lenten dance and a Saint Patrick ' s Day Party. ' Inset: William H. Mclnerney, President. First row; Ahern, Aherne, Alhadef, Amar, E. Anderson, Aubrey, Baggott, Baracatt, Beck. Beltrami, Bolton, Borghello, Buckley. Second row: Clark, Croak, Cuneo, Campo, Dawe, Donovan, Engh, J. Fennelly, Flitcroft Franceschina, Fraass, Frazer, Frese. Third row: Garcia, Garrison, Genochio, Gephart, Grenfell, Hazelwood, Heacock, Herle, J. Holm, Jenkins, G. Johnson. Fourth row: A. Kelly, R. Kelly, Lacy, Lamb, Lozito, McDonald, McNett, Marinello, Molkenbuhr Moyles, R. Murphy, Murry, L. L. Jones, Keegan, Keelan. Fifth row: Page, Rebois, Rechenmacher, E. Rega n, J. Rodriguez, A. Rodriguez, Schneider, Shellooe, E. Smith, Soher, O ' Connell, Petersen, Thoman. Sixth row: Turner, Wilson, Wright, The Santa Clara Inset: Paul M. McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief. First row: Amort, Arata, Arbois, Bacigalupo, Blake, Blickle, Bowe, Donnelly. Second row: Edwards, Eaber, I. Holm. T, Holm, Lyons, P. McCormick, McDonald. Third row: Maggetti, Nichols, Ravaglia, Sanders, Soher, Wadsworth. Fourth row: Weinmann, M. Whelan. Although manned by a small and inexperi- enced staff, The Santa Clara once again main- tained its reputation for complete coverage of news among students and alumni. The re- sult was that the bi-weekly publication was judged one of seven top papers in its class, rating All-American honors for the ninth suc- cessive semester. This year The Santa Clara was aided greatly by the generous time and labor of its modera- tor, Rev. John W. Clifford, S. J., who completed his second year as faculty adviser. Also of note is the service rendered by Sophomore George E. Murphy, who took over the sports editorship until December, when he entered the armed service. Of particular note this year is the unselfish effort of a few such as Bob Prentice, John Faber, George Nichols, and News Editor Dave Baci- galupo, who handled difficult assignments with enthusiasm which contributed much to the suc- cess of The Santa Clara. For the first time in several years the busi- ness staff headed by Jim Bowe, solicited enough advertising to enable the paper to show a profit for the year. This money was used chiefly to purchase additional cuts and engravings, making the typography of The Santa Clara more attractive to its readers. The mailing crew tackled a task which none of its predecessors had faced before. In mailing 4800 copies to alumni and subscribers all over the globe, they performed a thankless job with remarkable enthusiasm and loyalty. Also contributing to the continued success of The Santa Clara were Paul McCormick and Jack Wadsworth. McCormick gave a great deal of time during the second semester to the feature page as an assistant to Feature Editor Tom Arata, and Wadsworth provided a much- needed artistic touch to the paper as its staff artist. Seniors who will be lost to next year ' s staff by graduation include Editor-in-Chief, Paul McCarthy, Feature Editor Arata, columnist, J. Ivan Holm, and reporters William Minton and Thomas Holm. The Laurel . Inset: Thomas J. Arata, Editor-in-Chief. First row: Aherne, Arbios, Blake BHckle, T. Holm, McCarthy. Second row: McDonald, Mclnerney, Mcintosh, Ravaglia, Soher, Wadsworth, Weinmann. Dedicated to those Santa Qarans who gave their lives in the service of their country and named for the crown of leaves symbolizing honor. The Laurel marks the first pictorial volume record of university life since 1941-42. In that year the last issue of the Redwood was printed, the publication of which was tempor- arily suspended during the war. This year ' s annual, approximately one-half the size of the normal yearbook and recording only the small part of the university activities left untouched by the war, was called The Laurel rather than The Redwood because of its diminished proportions and because of its place as a dedicatory issue. However, the value of an annual lies in its ability to record the activities of a school accurately and this has been the purpose of The Laurel throughout. Were it not for the excellent work of George Aherne, Business Manager for the annual, and his staff of assistants including William Mc- lnerney, Richard Blickle, and James Arbios the necessary funds for printing the book could not have been collected. Though discouraged at the seeming lack of enthusiasm among would-be purchasers, the business crew per- sisted in their labor and before the deadline had accumulated enough money to finance the publication. Particularly outstanding was the unselfish devotion of time and energy by Paul McCarthy, Sports Editor, who is responsible for the com- plete coverage of Santa Clara ' s entry once again into the intercollegiate sporting picture. William McDonald, Associate Editor, and staff writer. Freeman Blake, gave generously of their spare moments to collect material and photographs covering the year of curricular and extra-curricular life at school. Because there was a shortage of men in the junior class, senior Arts student, Thomas Arata, was appointed Editor-in-Chief by Rev. John P. O ' Connell, S. J., faculty moderator for the project. The Orchestra . . , School dances and rallies were the occas- ions during which the fourteen-piece univer- sity band was able to display its wares to the complete satisfaction of all concerned. As- sembled early in September by Ralph Oswald, who in turn because of the pressure of studies relinquished the directorship to Robert Mont- gomery, the band gave little indication of materializing into an effective group. Varied instrumentation and a lack of suffi- cient orchestrations held little hope for any such musical organization, but the splendid efforts of Rev. Walter E. Schmidt, S. J., and Montgomery were enough to produce a par- ticularly talented group of musicians. Music was supplied by the band for the Invitational Dance for bay area women ' s col- leges on November 17. This was the first on- campus invitational dance held since the war and as the student body sponsored the event, the band was hurried along in rehearsal in order to be prepared for the occasion. Suc- cessive engagements followed at university rallies and dances sponsored by the Santa Clara Youth Center. The dance band made its final appearance under the lights in a brightly decorated Seifert Gymnasium when it sere- naded couples attending the Mendel Society dance early in February. Aside from the capable baton handling of Montgomery, who is remarkably proficient with any type of instrument, the band boasted a well-rounded section of saxes, trumpets, and trombones together with the other sections of the band. Musicians included Edward Bevilac- qua, Joseph Riccomi, Angelo Ditty, Donald Vedo, and Montgomery on the saxes; William Daniels and William Sambrailo handling the trumpets; and Frank Daniels, Charles Semon- sen, Elmo Innocenti and Jim Imlay manning the trombone, piano, bass, and drums respectively. Prospects for the coming year are exception- ally bright because none of the band members will be lost through graduation. !, Binckley, Blickle, Deering, Donnelly, The Sanctuary Society St. John Berchman ' s Sanctuary So- ciety, a separate and special branch of the Sodality, is composed of those men who serve at all functions held in the Mission Church. Men in the sanctuary undergo a year ' s probation during which time they are examined and approved in conduct, service, and studies. This year twenty-three men fulfilled the necess- ary qualifications and were officially received into the organization on May 9. After the annual reception, the tra- ditional banquet was held in the school dining room. Prefect for the society this year was Joseph Radigan, while George Aherne served as Secretary. Rev. John W. Clif- ford, S. J., was faculty moderator for the group for the second year. The Sanctuary: First row: Adza, Aherne, Arata, Arbios Bowe, CalleJQs, Comozzi, Collins, Dougherty, Dusbobek, Second row: W. Feeney, Guerin, T. Holm, Havorka, Jacobs, T. Kelly, Locher, Mclnemy, Mclnerney, Mcintosh, MacDonald, Minton, Nichols, Power. Third row: Radigan, Ravaglia, Riccomi, Ronchelli, Semonsen, Spillane, Sullivan, Vedo, Weinmann. The Sodality Dedicated to the furthering of de- votion to the Blessed Virgin, the Sodal- ity is the focal point about which all religious activities revolve. Monthly communion, discussions cen- tering about Catholic ethics, and parti- cipation in a weekly dialogue Mass were but a few of the activities fostered by Sodalists this year. Not content with campus work alone, members of of the sodality sacrificed their time to teach religion classes for the benefit of the local grammar school children. A picnic at Santa Cruz and the on- campus Invitational Dance in Novem- ber comprised the social functions sponsored by this group under Prefect William Mclnerney. Assisting him were: Vice-prefect, Joseph McNett, and Secretary-treasurer, William Feeney. ' acuity moderator was Rev. Joseph D. Dryden, S. J. The Sodality: First row: Adza, Ahem, Aherne, Dusbabek, Arbios, Bacigalupo, Barakatt, Binckley, Blickle, Bowe, Callejas, Camozzi, Cianelo, J. Crowley. Second row: Ditty, Donnelly, Dougherty, Arata, Faber, J. Feeney, W. Feeney, Fennelly, T. Holm, Hovorka, Imlay, Jacobs, Locher, McCullough. Third row: Mclnerny, Mcintosh, McNett, Minton, B. Munger. Nichols, Oswald, Ravctglia, Rechenmacher, E. Regan, J. Regan, Riccomi. Fourth row: Ronchelli, Semonsen, Spillane, Sullivan, Vedo, Weinmann,, M. Whelan. The Catala Club As do almost all universities and colleges throughout the nation, the University of Santa Clara has a women ' s club Vi hich works in close conjunction with the institution in the interest of attending students. At Santa Clara this group is known as the Catala Club the inspiration for the founding of which goes back to the year of 1794. It was in July of that year that a zealous young Spanish priest, Father Magin Catala, began his thirty-six years of spiritual and temporal labors at the Mission at Santa Clara. He soon became known to the Spanish families and the various Indian tribes in this fertile valley as a gentle and just and very holy man. In the spring of 1930, Rev. James J. Lyons, S. J., later president of the university, founded the Catala Club to preserve these traditions of the early Mission. Mothers of Santa Qora students, wives of the lay teachers and alumni, and other women interested in the Mission School were invited to join the organization. Its first and most important undertaking was the establishment of a Student Loan Fund to assist worthy students toward graduation. Additional services which the Club now renders on the campus are special acts of kindness to the students who may be ill, providing comforts to serve the entire student body, and the sponsoring of campus social functions. During the war, Catalans turned their atten- tion toward the purchase of government war bonds. Mindful of the spiritual tribute owed Santa Clarans, the Catala Club has had the Holy Sacrafice of the Mass offered for the repose of the souls of those whose lives were claimed in service throughout the war. Chairwoman of the group which meets on the fourth Friday of each month to discuss business and enjoy the special entertainment provided is Mrs. Edmund C. Flynn. The Mendel Society The Mendel Society, comprising some thirty pre-medical students devoted to a study of various phases of the medical profession, functioned during the past year under the leadership of Walter Hackett, senior stude nt from Ohio. During the fall, movies depicting items of interest for the future doctor were shown and in the spring the pre- meds were conducted on a tour through the tuberculosis annex of the Santa Clara County Hospital. October found the members picnick- ing at Alum Rock Park, and in February the pre-meds lit up Seifert Gymnasium with floor lamps and hung traditional red and white streamers to stage their annual on-compus dance. The Parliamentarians In the years prior to the war, the fortune of Santa Clara ' s debating tra- dition was vested in two organiza- tions, the House of Philhistorians for sophomores and the Senate for upper- classmen. However, the war made it increasing- ly evident that it was no longer possible to continue both debating societies. Accordingly, the two groups were merged into a single unit called the Parliamentarians. The new group led by permanent chairman, Martin Whelan, has made noble efforts during the war to carry on the traditions of Santa Clara debat- ing. The debaters have succeeded in their two-fold purpose to give the stu- dent practical experience in the art of public speaking and to familiarize him with the rules and procedure contained in Parliamentary law. The Mendel Society: Inset: Walter T. Hackett, President. First row: Compo, Grenfell, Imlay, Mcintosh, Montgomery, Morell. Second row: J. Rodriguez, Shellooe, Sullivan, Yew, Zanger. The Parliamentarians: Inset: Martin E. Whelan, Chairman. First row: Faber, Jacobs, Lopez, Lyons, Mclnerney, Mclnerny, Second row: McNett, D. Murphy. Spillcme, Umana, Villafranca. THE ATHLETES BASKETBALL... First row: Guerin, Faraone, Nichols, Collins, Hooper, Power. Second row: Salty, 1. Holm, Mariani, Kotta, Ahern, Fennelly, Mgr. Dotoli. Third row: Mgr. Minton, Brown, Harris Adza, T. Kelly, Locher, Coach Barsi. Faced with only one returning letterman, almost nothing coming up from last year ' s " green kids " and less than ten days remaining before the season opener. Coach George Barsi was inclined to be pessimistic about prospects lor 1946. Only known eager was angular Ivan Holm, returnee from the 1943 Bronc squad and a two- year letterman at guard. Out of the service on a medical discharge, Holm was at best a doubtful quantity early in January. He could be counted on for only ten or fifteen minutes without relief. Bill Ahern and Ed Fennelly, a pair of excellent prep players three years before, showed the most promise, but it would be several weeks before they were able to function as a unit with freshman George Nichols and Tom Guerin and transfer Dave Mariani. Even the frosh were question marks, since the jump from high school to college and ser- vice competition was one which could not easily be made by most hoopsters. Youngsters like Andy Collins and Frank Faraone would take more time to develop and there was even less time than material. The picture, then, was anything but bright as Barsi called the first practice session of the season. San Francisco, the first opponent on the Missionites ' schedule, was enjoying a highly publicized seven-game winning streak at the expense of leading Bay Area service teams. Yet in spite of all these discouraging pros- pects, the untried and unheralded Broncos scored the first of a series of amazing upsets by trimming handily their " big town " cousins by a 46- 35 margin at Kezar ' s pavilion. Ivan Holm proved the skeptics wrong by per- sonally taking charge of the attack and leading his mates to a well-earned 24-14 half -time lead. With Holm mixing up the offensive strategy and occasionally slipping in for a field goal himself, the Dons were kept on their heels all evening. At one point in the final half the Hilltoppers were held scorless for ten minutes while the Broncs boosted the score to 37-19. Coach Barsi ' s generosity resulted in the final score being more respectable than it first appeared. Safely over the first hurdle, the Bronc machine continued to undo its early opposition by drubbing a bewildered San Bruno Navy five, 53-36 as Nich- ols racked up 10 points in his half of the game. A few nights later, the creaking Athens Club of Oakland visited Seifert gym to test the mettle of the young gang of Broncocagers, slipping quietly out of town with fresh memories of a 45-25 beating as Holm, Ahern and Co. once more functioned with machine-like precision. The Santa Clara win streak was suddenly snapped at three straight January 26 at Berkeley, however, when California ' s po- tent Bear squelched the valley five ' s ambitions, 56-42. It was clearly a case of stage fright in the early moments, the SC ag- gregation floundered raggedly in the face of a relentless Bear attack paced by Andy Wolfe, Merv LaFaille and Big Jim Smith. Capt. Ivan Holm sinks a tough one in first Moffett game. Holm and Nichols each tallied with usual consistency, but their twenty points were not enough to provide a serious threat to the Bear ' s scoring parade. Following their disappointing Berkeley defeat, the Broncs fell before the overtime rush of Mof- fett Field ' s Skymasters by a 54- 52 count. Nichols matched the Moffett rally bucket for bucket until the final 45 seconds of the extra period, when guard Don Williams dropped a 40-footer to give the naval five a hard- fought victory. Nichols posted the season high mark with 19 digits, but was unable to equal Williams ' des- peration shot. The score, tied six times in the furious second half, finally stood at 49-all at the end of the regular playing time. In almost direct contrast to the Moffett contest, the next Bronc outing saw the Barsimen eke out a 36-35 decision over the almost invincible Fleet City Bluejacket five on Seifert ' shard- FORWARD BILL AHERN SAIV BRUIVD IVAVY Guerin makes a lay-up against San Bruno wood. Tied 14-up at the inter- mission, the local quintet grad- ually drew out in front on shots by Nichols and Guerin until they held a 27-22 lead midway in the final period. " Scotty " Hamilton potted three long set shots to put the Bluejackets in front momentar- ily, but sub forward Bill Kotta replaced the injured Guerin and tanked two lay-ups to give San- ta Clara a surprising victory. The Missionites ' upset was the first Fleet City defeat in fifteen games. The San Francisco Marines next fell to the Barsi charges, losing 34-26 in a ragged exhibi- tion of the casaba sport. Ahern and frosh Andy Collins provided the only bright spots in an otherwise dismal contest. San Jose ' s civic auditorium was the scene of the second USF-Santa Clara meeting, and although without the services of sharp-shooting Don Geisen, the San Franciscans fought gamely before being defeated, 44-40. As in their first meeting, the Broncos went out in front in the opening stages and main- tained a 25-15 lead at half-time. In the second half, however, the Dons suddenly found the range after watching the Santa Clara lead increase to 32-19. Leroy Peters, a new-comer from Oakland, dropped three through and Flaherty and Steen brought the count to 38-36 before Bill GUARD TOM GUERIN FLEET EITY Gibson tied it up with a south- paw pivot shot as the gun went off. Nichols made three beautiful lay-ups in the overtime to make any Don threat inadequate as the Broncs tightened up their defensive formation. San Francisco ' s Olympic Club brought too many aces to the tiny Seifert gym, and proved too deadly for their inexperi- enced foes, winning rather eas- ily, 41-31. Those responsible for the Winged O victory included Fordy Anderson, Fred Linari, Ed Voss, and Don Burness, all former Stanfordites, and little Dickie Mangan of the ' 42 Bronco team. Fleet City ' s great team found revenge for its earlier de- feat at the hands of the upstart Broncos by soundly thumping Barsi ' s club, 55-33 on the Shoe- maker courts February 16. It was clearly a case of Bluejacket mastery, and only for the first half was the issue in any doubt. Two nights later the Broncs continued their losing ways by dropping a one-point thriller to Saint Mary ' s in the first revival of their ancient rivalry, 28-27. Kezar ' s hardwood was the scene, but gone was the finesse which characterized their open- ing triumph less than a month before. The valley team seemed Nichols sneaks by Bluejackets for another bucket FORWARD GEORGE NICHOLS to be a cinch at half-time with a 17-11 lead, but the scrappy Gaels gradually whittled this down until Henry Van Geison dropped in the winning basket in the final four seconds of the ball game. The Gaels held the favored Broncos scoreless for the last four minutes, which ac- counted for the slow pace of the game. Ragged passing and erratic shooting by the Santa Clarcins caused much of the damage, but it was the constant hustle on the part of the Mor- agans which actually gave them a well-deserved verdict. The Broncos rose to their sea- sonal height as they literally ran rings around the befuddled Stanford varsity to score a stun- ning 55-35 victory on the Form. Time after time the red-clad Missionites roared under the Stanford basket while five In- dians struggled feebly to stop the scoring parade. Dave Mari- ani, who had been hampered by an injured knee all season, finally returned to form and it was he who directed the attack, scoring 13 points of his own. The splendor was short-lived because the Saint Mary ' s Gaels returned to San Jose ' s civic to take the second game of the series, 38-36. Once again it was an old story with the Broncos stepping out with three quick field goals before the 1500 fans had been seated. The Gaels turned on the heat at half-time to go in front, 19-17. In the sec- ond half Van Geison again played the hero ' s role giving the Gaels a second close win. SPRING FOOTBALL.. JACK K0( HE ASST. COACH SI SSJ ' -iirm Kf ' IE ' • ' ' ■ou,;- The PROSPECTS... Santa Clara ' s first spring football practice in four war-weary years opened March 4 with 56 candidates on hand. Although the picture on opening day was anything but encouraging, by the time a few weeks had passed there were indications that the Broncos would be able to field a team of respectable strength. There was good material in the front wall, although it was evident that the biggest prob- lem was one of finding suitable replacements for the first stringer. In the backfield the situa- tion was less pleasant, with only four or five backs showing the ruggedness and ability needed to go through a full college season of pre-war dimensions. As the thirty-day training period wore on, the turn-out gradually dwindled to thirty, but toward the final stages it was boosted by several old timers just released from the service. Oly three lettermen from the ' 42 squad were present for spring drills. Cy Smith, a promising flankman who played second string to All- coaster Al Beals, looked like a cinch to hold down the left wing spot. Pete Davis slowly re- turned to his vicious blocking form at quarter- back after more than two years at sea with Uncle Sam ' s Pacific Fleet. And Hank Spini, another blocking back in ' 42 was shifted to the front line where he soon showed that a tackle spot was not altogether strange. But most of the forward wall was manned by men who had never played college ball at Santa Clara before. Hugh Byrne, an all-state tackle in high school, was one exception, hav- ing held down a first team berth on the frosh team in ' 42. At the other tackle position, Bill Garrison showed more than enough power and knowledge of the game to warrant him a start- ing assignment. A former prisoner of the Jap- anese for four years after the Bataan " death march " . Garrison was rapidly regaining his old form and once again looked the old Garrison of ' 40 frosh days. The guards were plentiful and with the speed necessary to m.ake the Notre Dame system work to perfection. Jack Buckley and Vol Molkenbuhr led the candidates for guard positions, but Vic Cramer and Carl Schneider also showed plenty of rock-and-sock ability. Mickey Adza proved the only threat to Guy Giacopuzzi ' s center spot. Adza was rated the greatest prep center which his coach. Bill Sar- gent, had seen while at Loyola high in Los Angeles. Giacopuzzi was not at school for spring practice, but has announced that he will be bacK for September ' s first drill. In the backfield, Ad Canelo, Bob Weinmann and Vince Trembley all showed promise and with more experience may develop into a touchdown trio before next season has progres- sed very far. A standout end for the frosh team in ' 41, Cy Smith is the leading candidate to fill the shoes of such great flankmen as Larry Stringari, Jesse Coffer and Al Beals — all of whom made football his- tory while at Santa Clara. Smith is big and rangy, possessing speed and agility which are character- istic of great wingmen. While a soph in ' 42 he played under Al Beals and gained a great deal of valuable experi- ence in scrimmages opposite Ken Dew- ing, regular right end on Santa Clara ' s last grid team. After almost three years in the army air corps, Smith returned to the Mission School in January. CY SMITH A rugged character from San Fran- cisco ' s Balboa high, Pete Davis has proved his mettle three times since com- ing to Broncoville. The first test came as a freshman in ' 41, when Pete virtually paralyzed op- posing line-backers with his savage blocking. His heady field generalship also contributed to the success of the frosh of that year. As a second-year man, Davis had more imposing opposition for the regu- lar quarterback spot, among them Les Palm, a two-year letterman. But Davis showed the coaching staff that he was as rugged as the next, liking it best when the going got rough. Now after three years with the navy, Davis has once again proved himself, showing as one of the bright lights in spring practice. PETE DAVIS BASEBALL . . [ifcainTj... V-. h tt First row: Mgr. N. Gallagher, Coach Cottrell, Schirle, Gliebe, Aribos, Conner, W. Feeny, Vedc Second row: R. Crowley, Lozito, T. Kelly, Hazelwood, McDole, Bacigalupo, J. Feeney, Grenfell, Mariani, Rankin, Trainer Henry Schmidt. iinii COACH " PADDY " COTTRELL As in football and basketball, Santa Clara faced the problem of fielding a baseball team with less than a handful of experi- enced performers on hand. Bob Crowley, a big right- hander from Spokane, was the only ' first-rate chucker Coach Paddy Cottrell could find at his initial meeting February 27. Jack Hazelwood, with some experience in 1943, had suffered a sore arm even before he had a chance to demonstrate his talents. Merv McDole, a gangling 6 ' 4 " freshman, had been a promising moundsman at near-by Santa Clara high, but still showed a tendency toward wildness and erratic control. The situation in the infield was somewhat better, with all candidates boasting at least two years of prep experience. Out- standing was big Tom Kelly, slugging first baseman from Son Nisi ! FIRST BASEMAN TOM KELLY PITCHER BOB CROWLEY Francisco. On the opposite side of the diamond, third sacker Jerry Gliebe managed to make the hardest chances look effortless. Sophomore Jack Conner, a dependable fielder and fairly steady hitter, provided Cottrell ' s answer to the missing guardian of the short patch with very good results. At second base, Jim Arbios, the third freshman in the baselines, covered his territory thoroughly, and toward the end of the season was batting at a .261 clip. The outfielders were heavy both in the hit- ting and running departments, although the extra-base blows they contributed did much to balance their lack of celerity afield. The 1946 record is hardly impressive from a win-lost angle, but when the overall improve- ment and season-long spirit of the Broncos is considered, the year was highly successful. TEIVNIS First row: Foraone, Amar, Herle. Second row: Coach Schmidt, J. Gray, I. Holm, Harris, Ookes. Santa Clara ' s tennis team ended its first sea- son in four war-weary years by winning a grueling match with Alameda Naval Air Sta- tion. The 6-3 victory gave Coach Richard Schmidt ' s outfit a record of seven wins against five losses. The Broncos started the 1946 campaign by trimming Menlo jaysee and San Francisco State, but lost a tough match to the strong Stanford Indians, 8-1. Steve Herle proved the lone Santa Clara winner on the Farm, although every match went to three sets before a verdict was reached. Balanced strength in the singles department was responsible for victories over San Fran- cisco jaysee. Treasure Island and the first USF meeting, 9-0. San Jose State ' s Spartans fell victims, 6-3, but reversed the tables a week later by a 5-4 margin. San Francisco ' s Dons won the return match on the wind-swept city courts, as did San Francisco State, 5-4. Most consistent player for 1946 was Steve Herle, bespectacled soph. Herle went through the entire season with only one defeat, while teaming with number one man, Roy Oakes, in doubles competition. Oakes was the hard-luck artist all year, losing most of his battles in the third set after a stiong start. To Coach Schmidt goes all the credit for re- viving the net sport at Santa Clara, for it was he who drew up the schedules and arranged for transportation to distant courts. Although primarily an instructor in the English depart- ment, Schmidt ' s interest in the tennis sport and the university ' s return to it are commendable, especially in view of the early obstacles en- countered. Those who were awarded circle SC ' s were: Roy Oakes, Steve Herle, Jim Gallagher, J. Ivan Holm, John Gray, Frank Faraone, Glenn Harris, and Con Amar. Because Holm is the only letter- man who will be lost by graduation to the team next year, Coach Schmidt is optimistic concern- ing prospects for 1947. IIVTMMUflALS ■ I GRID ACES Bill Feeney ' s Shamrocks romped to an easy 24-0 victory over Tom Holm ' s Caballitos in the finals of the intramural six-man football league. The Shamrocks took advantage of the dead- ly passing of Warren Brown to take an early 6-0 lead, later adding another score on George Nichol ' s 55-yard pass interception. In the sec- ond half Brown connected once again to Bac- cari and finally rifled another aerial to Frank Faraone to make it a complete rout for Feeney ' s club. The champs were threatened only once early in the contest, but the Caballitos were forced to give up the ball on downs on the Shamrock twelve. BASKETBALL CHAMPS With coach Tom Guerin devining the strat- egy, Charley Semonsen providing the scoring punch and rugged Norm Amort giving them backboard control, Nobili ' s fourth floor fresh- men wrapped up the intramural cage title by posting a hard-fought 23-20 win over the second deck Nobilites in the third game of the post- season play-offs. The fourth floor hoopsters, winners of the first round, won the opening game 22-20, but dropped the second contest by a 36-26 margin. Frank Keegan, rangy red-headed pivot man, paced the winners in this contest with ten digits, while Darrell Sanders held Semonsen to a single goal. The champs returned to their usual form in the finale, using speed and aggressive play to down the second floor. Despite sparkling play by Jack Coughlan, Joe Riccomi and Carl Lozito, the freshment sent Semonsen into the keyhole for the deciding markers. Team members who were awarded champ- ionship medals were Jim Bowe, Mickey Adza, Dick Blickle, Jack Regan, Rene Morales, Frank Copple, Barney McCullough, Semonsen, Amort, and Guerin. TENNIS CHAMPS . . . Roy Cakes went through the intra- mural net tourney without defeat to win the singles crown from Jim Gallagher, 6-2, 6-4. Cakes had his biggest scare from Glenn Harris, who fought gamely before going down to defeat by a 6-4, 8-6 count. Cakes teamed up with Steve Herle to annex the doubles title in a four-set- ter, 6-3, 5-7, 7-5, and 6-3. Ivan Holm and Gallagher seemed evenly matched with the champs, but Cakes ' deadly place shots at the net spelled defeat for the challengers. A total of 34 students participated in the three-week-long tourney, organized by Richard Schmidt in preparation for the intercollegiate season. First row: I. Holm, J. Gallagher, Oakes, Herle.


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