Verona High School - Purple and Gold Yearbook (Verona, PA)

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,, ., M, H f 1 x A 'A' f 4 1 gf E ,H k w li 2. . U .U ' ga ,I , C ' 1 4 's nl o ,. " F 4.10. ' x 1 x . s X v 'af-ff xs, , 'L' H722 721214 AA ZP ZLZGH ,, SCHOOL Presents this EDITION OF ND GOLD THE PURPLE A june Babilon EDITOR Clyde Remaley ADV. MGR. V E R O N A , P E N N A . 1940 "School days, school days Dear old golden rule days Readin' and ritin' and 'rithmetic Taught to the tune of the hic- kory stick." 1 i 72en6Z4AQQ 75 ome This, our Purple and Gold of 1940 has been edited for you, so that as you leaf through it you may experience again some of the immeasurable joys of the past year. We have endeavored to put on the following pages some photographs and accounts of the most important events of 1940 in Verona School history. We hope that some of the scenes will represent something of particular significance to you. It may be an activity, a pleasant association or a friend that is the means of your en- joyment of this book. Not only to bring back fond and pleasant memories but as a permanent record of something which you will never again ex- perience, this friendship edition comes to you. .gli MZl4402'y ziencfi LMG vlyfaue ejamfeaf I cannot say, and I will not say That he is dead,-he is just away! With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there, And you, O you, who the wildest yearn For the old time step and the glad return,- Think of him faring on, as dear In the love of there as the love of hereg Think of him still as the same, I say: He is not dead-he is just away! ...James Whitcomb Riley Michael Tuminella I William Glasgow Alcorn Ae FRIENDSH FRIENDSH I FRIENDSH Bertha and Wilto'n wonder what the results of this ex- periment will be. Awe med 0 den IP OF THE CLASSROOM The friendships created during our high school days are part of that destiny which shaped our lives. As we worked over a chemistry experiment, prepared a town hall discussion or struggled over a translation, together, many sides of our classmates were revealed and perhaps a lasting friendship resulted. Our teachers, as they led us on to discover new experiences were aiding us in be- coming friends with them and perhaps later we will look on their influence as a potent force in our development. IP OF THE CLUBS By working together in clubs and organizations through- out the school, we have learned to admire the talents and abilities of other and have seen many worthwhile friendships established. Finding boys or girls whose in- terests were similar to our own stimulated us in our par- ticular activity. High moral standards qualities oi leadership, journalistic training and ability to create are some of the aims and purposes of our organizations. Association with people well trained in some particular field of endeavor may prove to become a lasting friendship. IP IN SPORTS It has been shown that athletics have played a par- ticular part in the formation of friendships. As other teams were encountered on the gridiron, basketball court, or track field we learned to admire the prowess oi others. Each individual on the team realized the importance of friendliness if his team worked together harmoniously and as a unit. Team play, cooperation and good sports- manship were stressed by all the athletic leaders and every participant realized the importance of these qualities if the best results were to be attained. " Learn to play" has been our motto. den Future homemakers as they draw up their plans and learn to bake a cake are busy at their respective jobs. "Don't forget the baking powder" is a familiar cry to these aspiring cooks. Touch, speed and ac- curacy become im- portant in operating these machines. Who would ever believe that cedar chests and lamps could be produced here and that perfect copies could be made by amateurs. 5 Me Qadjtoom . g..1.w 'g6fl4fll?1l..'fZc'Z1ZLl.VZ an gl,QZZVl1'fl.l'l The endless stream of chattering voices of the hundreds of students who have graduated has long been silenced. Only faint echoes, the voice of the spirit of the youth of Verona, remain to represent it at the meet- ings of the Board of Education, where several Verona graduates are serving on this board. On the second Monday of every month these five citizens, chosen by the people of Verona to supervise the education of their children, assemble and transact the business of the school district. Subject to state regulations, the duties of the Board of Education are definitely outlined by a school code. Collectively, these duties concern the supervision of all school activities, finances, buildings, grounds, supplies and curriculum!all receive due consideration. At meetings of this group, vacancies are filled, resignations are accepted, taxes are levied and provisions are made for the purchase of books and school supplies. Through the efforts of these friends of education, school repairs have been made and in this manner the path of knowledge is made smoother and more accessible to the younger generation of Verona. Only the clamor of thronged corridors breaks the orderly and business like silence of the two offices located in the Junior and Senior High School buildings. In one Dr. J. W. C. Remaley, the supervising prin- cipal and Miss Blanche Lindemuth work together. In the other, Mr. Alfred Snyder faces the problems and duties of a high school principal. But their duties are not confined to the narrow limits of these offices. To these individuals, many intimate and individual problems of the students are brought. These men are efiiciently assisted, Dr. Remaley by Julia Maroni and Mr. Snyder by a corps of student office workers. Miss Blanche Lindemuth, who supervises the junior High, has been with us in Verona school for number of years and the school just wouldn't seem the same without her. She has been a great friend, as well as a teacher, to most of the students now in school and to many of the alumni. Thus with the combined efforts of these individuals as administrative heads, a school year moves along steadily and smoothly. 54.015 . .. Harry Pierce, Frank Hogan, U. G. Palmer, R, R. Boden- horn, John H. Young, Jr. The members of the school board gathered for one of their long sessions, Blanche Linclemuth and Dx. J W.C. Remaley chatting over the day's Work. josephine Hunter, our art supervisor, ready for a lesson. Alfred H. Snyder, high school principal, busy at the phone. Alfred H. Snyder, Blanche Lindemuth, Dr. j.W.C. Ref maley, Josephine Hunter pose out of doors for the photo- grapher. L sl A li" if 'rm' 6 4 4 1. Lf Q A Q S My fx. ., N s ,fi .f-lm 3 A W M , ,. gg fm I is 5 at 'Zl.6l16Zf 7Zic'Aet5 an! uueu The photographer caught Mr. Snyder and Miss Pierce preparing their lessons. Mr. Snyder who teaches chemistry is preparing a class demonstration. Miss Pierce has some "microbes" on a slide to show her sophomore biology class. Mr. Brammer looks pleased as he inspects the projects of the boys. Little wonder they like shop and mechanical drawing, with such a con- genial instructor. The overseers of the library are in a get-to-gether. Mrs. Cushard who served as librarian from four o'clock until nine when the library was open to the public, has now resigned and Miss Durst is in charge. Miss Lindley who teaches Latin and history, has a group of Seniors who re- port to her in this room while Mrs. Fehrenbach who teaches French and history restrains a group of sophomores who have the library for a report room. Miss McCollum and Miss Hunter in a little informal gathering. Miss McCollum is serving some delicious tea made by her home economics class for maybe the boy's cooking clubj to Miss Hunter. This is the pause that refreshed Miss Hunter and aided her to carry on her art work for the day. Mr. Brown and Mr. Douds look like they are glad when school is out. Probably Mr. Brown's typing and bookkeeping classes were "practical joking" again. I wonder if Mr. Douds is telling some of the boners pulled in P.O.D. class, or perhaps his algebra and plane geometry classes serve as the topic of conversation. Maybe they are just talking as teach- ers have a way of doing. Mrs. Palmer and Coach Wild, athletic directors, are probably laugh- ing about the results of the Verona-Oakmont basketball games. Al- though the girls team, coached by Mrs. Palmer, did not have many games scheduled, they had a successful season. Doctor Remaley's secretary, Miss Maroni, is ringing Mr. Snyder. Julia is everybody's friend. Besides being Doctor Remaley's personal secretary she will help anybody else out when she is free to do so. The Junior and Freshman English teachers are giving a demonstra- tion. Miss McCullough, Freshman teacher, seems to be dictating to Miss Lindemuth. Diagramming is one of the subjects which is not al- ways a favorite with all the students. We wonder who that "you be quiet" glance was meant for. Miss Claypool, sponsors the Junior class. She is pictured as she is running off some work on the ditto machine. Even though she has a staff of N .Y.A. workers under her supervision to do the work, you can always find her working hard. Mr. Brallier who left at mid-term to take another position, taught civics and first year algebra. Mrs. Helen Henggi who replaced him in Verona, hails from Oakmont but served as teacher here a few years ago in the physical education de- partment. She, Miss Rupert, Mr. Boydston, and Miss Steffy seem to be collaberating on the advance copy of the year book. Judging from their smiles maybe they are looking at their own pictures. The latter three all teach English at various stages of the game. Miss Steffy and Mr. Boydston in the Junior High and Miss Rupert to the Sophomores and Seniors. 11 Seniors 1940 ALBERT LQMBARDOZZI WILLIAM ALCORN MUSICSI minded Albert is His grand personality will :Stays found with his trum- take him far in the future. William J. Alcorn!Nothing ever worries "Bill", He participates in the school band and or- chestra and is a member of the Staff Club. While in his spare time he works in the corner drug store, but he hopes to be a musician . . . Adelaide Auen-A blue eyed miss is "Auen" selected from Verona High as "Miss Seventeen" in the Post Gazette Contest. She is active in Leaders and Art Club, but spends her leisure time dancing at the " Village". . . June Babilonen Babilon" the 1940 year book editor, is a member of the Leaders Club and Glee Club. Her hobbies are dan- cing, swimming and reading, and her ambition is to become a nurse . . . William Beddingfield- This boy's hobbies are dancing, movies and cars. He belongs to the Cooking Club and Glee Club. "Willie" is striving to become an airplane mechanic and fly in the air rather than in a Buick . . . Charles Bennett-"Peanuts" is a very quiet Senior4collecting peanuts from foreign countries is his hobby. He is looking forward to becoming an Electrical Engineer or to an aero- nautical career . . . Andy Bertosa-"Barton participates in Cooking and Dramatic Clubs, and does his part on the football field and in basketball. Although he moves slowly in the classroom he shines as a Ujitterbugu. He hopes to become a machinist .. . Marjorie Boda-"Margie's"hobby is writing letters and notes to all her classmates. She is a member of the Art Club and she keeps her future a mystery, but we know better . . . Aquilino Bosco4"Bosco" is a former member of the Varsity ClubAplayed basketball and football and is now a member of the boy's Cooking Club. His desire is to become an airplane mechanic . . . Marie Bradyf-Quiet "Marie" aims to be a secretary. Her hobbies are radio, automobile riding and the movies. Due to Marie's acci- dent, she had to be away from us for quite a while, but we certainly missed her . . . James Bur- rows-f'Jimmy" wants to study avaition but at the present time he is in the Cooking Club and the Honor Society. His favorite hobby is dancing. Maybe he'd make a good hubby for some girl since he can cook . . . Bernice Butler-We sometimes call her " Buck" for short. Her greatest ambition is to become a nurse. In school she participates in the Leaders Club and Staff Club activities and likes dancing, swimming and playing basketball . . . Eugene Calhoun-"Cal" was very quiet when he first came to us, but he has changed. He is active in the Senior Hi-Y and took part in the Junior Play. His leisure time is spent dancing and skating . . . Rita Caufield- "Red" is the nickname as her hair signifies. Dancing, reading, bowling along with the S' aff Club and Honor Society keep her quite busy. This is only a forerunner of the hard work of her future profession, nursing . . . Lois Coleman-"Squibb" who is the baby of our class says that her main hobbies are dancing and swimming and Glee Club participation. Her future should be dancing, but she prefers nursing . . . Dolores Crnjarich-" Do Do" went to Penn High during her freshman year. Dancing, skating, and basketball were her most enjoyed hobbies. She is a member of the Leaders and Shop Clubs. " Do Do's" future is uncertain . . . Frances Delach- Her hobby is music but as a member of the Staff Club she serves as a typist. She participated in the Commercial Club and her aim is to become a good secretary for some businessman. Maybe then she'll marry the boss .... I oseph De Vita-Cwithdrawnj . . . Thelma EckerA"Thelma" is well liked and has many friends. Her main hobbies are sewing and dancing, while she belongs to Staff, Leaders Club and National Honor Society. She is a future secretary . . . Florence Lucille End-"Flo" who is uncertain as to her future occupation has as her hobbies typing, reading, dancing and skating and she is a member of Commercial and Glee Clubs. Clerking in a store is not the future she desires .... Marion Elsie Farrow-" Mari" the other Farrow twin, spends her leisure time swimming, and playing the piano. Non-commercial and Commercial Clubs are activities in which she has participated. Her hope is to become a nurse. I2 William Alcorn Charles Bennett Marie Brady Rita Caufleld joseph De Vita Adelaide Auen Andy Bertosa James Burrows Lois Coleman Thelma Ecker June Babilon ' 'e Boda MHTJOFI ' Butler . .h Bernice Dolores CrnJar1c Florence End William Beddingneld Aquilino Bosco Eugene Calhoun Frances Delafh Marion Farrow Seniors 1940 JUNE BABILON RITA CAUFIELD One of the busiest girls in, SC11001. Standing at her post day after day, whose blgxesf J0b WHS editing the Rita never fails as a monitor. 1940 Annual. Ruth Frazier-"Ruth" whose likeable personality is known to all has as her hobbies reading, walking and dancing. She is a member of the Leaders Club, Basketball team, and National Honor Society and her heart is set on being an air hostess . . . Wilton Frazier-"Frazz' ' who is tall, lanky and friendly to all likes to read, especially the "Atlas" magazine. He's a member of Senior Hi-Y and his ambition is to become an aviation mechanic . . . Esther Mary Grogan-She reads, dances and swims and took part in the Junior Play. Participates in the Staff Club and the Leaders Club and besides talking, "Tessy" would like to do Commercial work . . . Bertha Gun- ning-"Bertha" is surely headed lor success. She is active in Staff Club, the National Society, and even serves as Dr. Peter's secretary. Her ambition is to become some businessman's secre- tary . . . Jane Hann-"Janie" who is very quiet and seroius, participated in Senior Play. In l.er leisure time she plays the piano with her family and she hopes to continue her educational work as a nurse . . . Ruth Hetrick-"Ruth's" versatility is shown by her various activities. Size participates in Staff Club, Leaders Club and is a Cheerleader. She likes dancing and swim- ming and would like to be an algebra teacher or a secretary . . . Ellen Hill-"Eeany" is a member ol Dramatic, Glee Club and National Honor Society. Her hobby is roller skating and she hopes to go to college. You see she is the brains of the class . . . Kathleen Hopkins-Quiet and well mannered, is "Hoppy". Her hobbies are dancing and roller skating and she sings with the Glee Club. Her ambition is to be a comptometor operator or a nurse . . . M. Jean Humphrey'-Jean, who we call "Hump" came from Penn High. She likes skating and dancing and is an active member of the Glee Club. Her goal in life is to be a good wife . . . Anne LesarA"Scoop", always a leader in athletics, served as captain of the Girls Varsity, and president of the Commercial Club. Her ambition, which we hope she will attain, is to become a professional basketball player . . . Joseph Liberto-"Joe" is a jitterbug and is a very efficient monitor, who belongs to the Senior Hi-Y. He hopes to be an engineer but he is now working as an usher at the Liberty Theatre . . . Albert Lombardozzi--"Red" one of the three redheads in the class, is an active Senior who has managed the Football team and played Varsity basketball for quite a while. Band and orchestra participation show that music is his hobby . . . Emmabel Long-"Shorty" is partial to roller skating and dancing. She participated in the operetta and the junior Play, and also is in the Staff and Leaders Club, Cheerleader and National Honor Society. She as- pires to be a dental hygienist . . . Eileen Lyter-In future years if we need an artist we can turn to Eileen, whose favorite pastimes are dancing and swimming. School activities include National Honor Society, Student Council, Staff and Leaders Club . . . Hazel Machen-"Giggles" aims to be a plastic surgeon. A member of the Staff Club and Girl's Varsity she keeps away the frowns with her smiles. Basketball has been her avocation at the V.H.S .... Ruth MCC0rmick4 "Ruth" is quiet unassuming Miss, spends her time listening to the radio and dancing. To be a beauty operator is her ambition and it her well-groomed hair is a sample, she'll be a good one . . . Elmer Mehelic- Elmer" passes his spare moments roller skating and takes part in the Cooking and Commercial Clubs. He is undecided as to the future, but could workin a skating rink . . . Betty Jean Miller-"Betty" is a lass that spends her leisure time sewing and crocheting but in school her activities include Glee Club and playing basketball. To be an interior decorator is her am- bition . . . Harold MillerMHarold, alias "Baron" has only one pastime, the movies. He has participated in the Hi-Y and Non-Commercial Clubs and played basketabll. He hopes to be a manual training teacher . . . Olive Louise Moon-"Louise" is a very brilliant girl and she studies hard we bet. She takes an active part in Glee and Commercial Clubs. Her ambition is to become a missionary's wife. I4 zier Ruth Fra Jane Hann Jean Humphrey Emmabel Long Elmer Mehelic Wilton Frazier Ruth Hetrick Anne Lesar Eileen Lyter Betty Miller Grogan Esther n Hill ' rto Elle h Libe hen Josep Hazel Mac Harold Miller Bertha Gunning Kathleen Hopkins Albert Lombardozzi Ruth McCormick Olive Louise Moon Seniors 1940 i r w ROBERT RITCHEY HAZEL JACHEN The President of our Senior Class In the field of athletics, Hazel out- has done his duty faithfully. shines all the other girls, Adelle E. Moore--"De1'l has as her hobbies, stamp collecting and dancing. Her activities in- clude basketball and Glee Club. She had a solo part in the operetta. Her only ambition is to be a good wife . . . Grace Adele Mull-"Chubby" personality is known throughout the school. Her hobbies are hiking, reading and flower raising. She is a member of Leaders Club and Girl's Varsity and participated in the Junior Class Play . . . Edwn Odgen As a football player, "Oggie" is a whiz although he seems small,he is powerful. On the dance floor such a jitterbug is he that he might go in for marathon dancing . . . Antonette Pavone--"Toni" likes to spend her lesiure time skating and dancing. Since she is an active member in the Commercial Club, her ambition is to be a stenographer, in the year 1941 . . . Edward J. Piesowicz-Reading and swimming occupy most of this lad's time who is active in the Staff Club and took a part in the operetta. He attended the Washington Vocational High School and his ambition is to be a ma- chinist . . . John G. Peretic- "Johnny" looks forward to a future in the machinist trade. He is vice president of the Airplane Club and his pastimes seem to be stamp collecting, golf mushball and movies . . . Jennie Premick-"Jennie" ia a quiet blonde whose favorite pastimes are reading and dancing. As a telephone operator who answers your call with a cheery "number please" or "line's busy" you will know her in the future . . . Robert Ritchey-Among "Red's" many jobs are, president of the Senior Class, president of the Senior Hi-Y and he was chosen as a representative to the Post Gazette Merit Parade. He wants to be a manual training teacher . . . Evelyn Roth-"Sissie" our telephone operator of the future has as her main hobbies dancing, swimming, reading and music. Although she is very quiet she took part in the Glee Club and Dramatic Club activities . . . Jennie Santucci-"Jennie" who came to Verona High from Arsenal Junior High, has as her hobbies reading, music and participation in the Dancing Club She hopes to be a secreatry in the future . . .Betty Marie Schaney-"Shaney" the monitor found at the front door, spends most of her time " Dogging" at the " Village". She participates in Commercial Club activities and after graduation hopes to be a beautician . . . Carolyn Shade- "Cooky" is an actress and has proved outstanding in school productions. She enjoys dancing and is a member of the Leaders and Glee Clubs. She would like to be a beautician . . . Emmett Shutes-For Emmett our hopes are that he'll be a top ranking artist. As a member of Art, Cooking, and Staff Clubs he is known to all. He hopes to work on Commercial Art and he has taken advanced work this year . . . Fred Simmons-" Fred" a quiet lad, came from Ben Franklin school is aiming to become an aeronautical mechanic. His hobbies are cooking, skating and reading and he claims membership in Commercial Club . . . Eleanor Sistek-Swimming and dancing occupy her leisure time and she participates actively in Leaders Club and Staff Club. To be a beautician is her ambition. She answers to the nickname of " Sistek". . . Paul Sprajcar- We heard very little from Paul as he was quite content with his own affairs. His ambition is to become an auto mechanic. Art Club and Study captured his interests . . . Bertha Ann Tuckey- "Bertl', a post Gazette Merit Parader, and the blondest blonde ot our class, is active in Leaders Club and National Honor Society. She enjoys swimming and is a nurse of the future . . . Mary Ward-Cwithdrawnj . . . Alice Weir-Alice is a cheerful little miss. She is an active member of the Commercial Club and had a part in the operetta in her Junior year. She spends her leisure time skating and dancing . . . Charles White-Baseball and swimming are the interests of "Whitie". The Airplane Club takes his time on Tuesdays. He's such a quiet lad we can't learn much or his iuture but perhaps he'll be a mechanic. 16 Adelle E. Moore Edward J. Piesowicz Evelyn Roth Emmett Shutes Bertha Ann Tuckey Grace Adele Mull John G. Peretic Jennie Santucci Fred Simmons Mary Ward -, If Edwin Ogden Jennie Premick Betty Marie Schoney Eleanor Sistek Alice Weir Antonette Pavone Robert Ritchey Carolyn Shade Paul Sprajcar Charles White Seniors 1940 BERTHA TUCKEY RUTH HETRICK EUGENE CALHOUN Ruth represents the typical high Two of the school's most scholarly school gi,-1. pupils who are always interested in the school's welfare. Margaret Vinovacea studious scholarly Senior, has been an active member of the Leaders Club. She hopes some day to become a librarian . . .William White-"Ben Blue" although quiet is a friend to all and his hobbies include reading and shop work. Maybe he'1l become an airplane pilot . . . Dorothy Woodhall-"Dot,' is quiet but quite an active lass. She participate in Leaders Club and Staff Club. Her aim is to become an Interior Decorator. Swimming and dancing are her hobbies . . . William Woodings--"Bill" is a member ot the Senior Hi-Y, took part in the Senior play and after graduation he plans to go on to school. Maybe he'll capitalize on his hobby of woodwork . . . Ludee Simpson-"Ludee" came to V.H.S. from Columbus, Ohio, in her senior year and she has found a place here as a "good pal". Dancing and basketball are her hobbies and she plans to teach in the future. i n C ...f. 125 i A p i i"- f i f i 18 vi i A,.,. ri -: D " ' Margaret Vinovac William White William Woodings dmouj ,fair Lmtog Are you going to play practice? Say, who is on the Town Hall program today in P.O.D.? Come on, 1et's go to the Village with the gang. When does the year book come out? Do you think you'11 miss us next year? Wonder what's on in Assembly today? Hope I don't get one of those antique L. C. Smith typewriters! How was the dance last nite? Who are you taking to the prom? Gee, have you learned your memory selections for English class? Wonder whose on Douds' program as an impromptu speaker, this time! I9 Dorothy Woodhall Ludee Simpson J 'Kwik if' 7' e Qfmzhf Qnezafion 1. Sophia Adamsky, Warner Anthony, John Arce, Gladys Boughamer, Janet Bennett, William Cestnik, Phillip Ciarelli, Betty Jane Davis. 2. William De F azio, James De Vita, Frank Dougan, Russel Dougherty, Joseph Forte, Robert Garvin, Clarence Gillespie, Alfred Gorney. 3. Nellie Gorum, Dolores Goss, Joseph Hezar, John Irwin, Catherine Kenyon, Nick Kratsas, Stella Kratsas, Lawrence Lafferty. 4. Phyllis Lashell, Glenn Luckock, Richard Martin, Anna Mastrio- gocomo, Harold Mauro, Edward McCarthy. 5. Edith McCormick, Nancy McGrail, John Morrill, Wilma Jean Morton, Joseph O'Connell, Neil Palino. 6. Edna Phillips, Edward Penco, William Plutis, Carolyn Raabe, Concetta Racioppi, Pearl Roney. 7. Clyde Remaley, Betty Remmy, Joseph Ritchey, Laura Jean Rit- chey, Albert Roth, Coletta Roth, Frank Saunders, Mary Sepelyak. 8. Brice Shadle, Elder Shank, David Sher, Helen Starr, James Tuckey, Louis Varassi, Irene Ward, jean Weimer. 9. Mary Louise Wetmore, Corinne Williams, Mildred Wilson, Richard Wisnoski, Florence Young, Carl Zakraysek, Helen Zolet, Arthur Quimiro. 21 OFFICERS Pres. Joseph Ritchey V. President Carl Zakraysek Sec.-Trea ......Irene Ward 'Wm 1 . .QF amazed . . . gud of X942 OFFICERS Pres. - - - -George Burrows Vice Pres. Sec. -T - Howard Alcorn reas. Frank Costa 1. Earl Oberding, Catherine Agnich, Elsie Jane Alberts, Howard Alcorn, Ada Anderson, Lewis Arnold, Helen Lois Ashbaugh, Bentz, Frank Bergoich. Henry 2. Jean Bennett, Joseph Bosco, Mary Bozick, John Bruno, Barbara Bumgardner, George Burrows, Frank Costa, Ruth Chaney, Kenneth Charlesworth. 3. Boyd Charlton, Mary Costa, Joseph Condon, Charles Dentino, Lois Donnerbauer, Ruth Eiler, Robert Ellis, Eleanor Gabor, Richard Garvin. 4. Charles Gugliuzza, Mangie Gupton, Helen Harper, Frances Hann, La Verne Heakins, Edna Mae Hill. 5. Theresa Hollinger, Valerie Hollinger, Regis Hunkele, George Hunter, Martha Humphrey, Anthony Intorre. 6. Stella Intorre, Betty Ann Jansson, William Jansson, Stanley Kefa- los, Jessie Keister, Jennie Kumarco, Wallace Lafferty, John Langford, Francis Lorey. 7. Bud Lashell, Robert Lasher, June Lyter, Vincent Manni, Frank Mauro, Betty McCarthy, John McCormick, Joseph McWilliams, Oliver Meitson. 8. Pearl Moore, Eleanor Peretic, Robert Pfeill, Charles Phillips, Helen Pietkivitch, Elizabeth Plese, Margaret Pope, Mildred Radovitch, Peter Randas. 9. Margaret Rogers, Laura Rogers, Peggy Roney, James Santucci, Verna Saunders, Robert Saxrnan, Delsena Shaw, Frank Sistek, James Sistek. 10. Frank Slosar, Robert Smith, Dora Jean Wright, Belinda White, Martha Lee Williams, Hattie Wilson, Betty Wolfe, William Wolfe, Harold Zesky. 3? J f GL .mm We xi g fd' wi dm -of I Vf?.,,,V k .wsu - ,Je ., A 5 , . """ 7t0A'cfz'n 7te5Amen 1. Margaret Abaray, Jean Abercrombie, Eleanor Ahlering, Joseph Allman, Mary Baird, Arthur Barnes, Edward Baratta, James Beers, Michael Bigenho. 2. Joseph Bertosa, Betty Bright, Leah Mae Burkkart, Frank Bursic, George Carchidi, Dolores Carr, Norma Cebelius, William Clark, Joseph Coleman. 3. Charles Costa, Adeline Crnjarich, Frances Dudzcak, Eileen Dunn, Helen Elkanich, Larry Fix, Agnes Frazier, Sophia Gabor, Helen Gabud. 4. Raymond Gould, Sarah Hann, Robert Herps, Rose Keister, Made- line Kohnen, James Lasher. 5. Lorraine Luffy, Dorothy Luzer, Robert McFarland, Harry Machen, Esther McCormick, John Manni. 6. Margaret Markovitch, Katie Mehelic, Eugene Milliken, Hercules Moraitus, Mary Alice Mull, Lois Nellis. 7. Marie Oberding, Grace Overbeck, Olga Penco, Sylvia Piesowicz, Augusta Powell, Margaret Procopio. 8. Melvin Rearick, Charles Remaley, Frank Roth, Rose Marie Roth, Tillie Sanker, Annabelle Sanner, Herman Santucci, Jean Santucci, Joseph Secich. 9. Margaret Sepelyak, Betty Sill, Edward Simmons, Marion Smyth, Julia Sprecace, Robert Stain, Harold Tamburro, Frank Thompson, Albert Torchia. 10. Charles Tuckey, Jean Tuminella, Jean Upvall, William Walker, Robert Walker, Ethel White, Martha White, Lois Woods, Marjorie Yeager. 25 'ww fl Q we -Qfon OFFICERS Pres.. . .Arthur Barn V. Pres. Agnes Frazi Sec.-Treas. . . . Charles Cost C Exam of '41 mf '45 8th Grade 1. Alberts, Alcorn, Allman, Bolster, Bosco C. Bruno, I. Bruno. 2. J. Bruno, Budich, Bufano, Bursic, Carson Coover, Costa. 3. Curtis, H. Dais, M. Dais, DeFazio, Depto, DeVita, Dible. 4. Dudzcak, Ecker, Flood, Gabud, Gaydos, Gordon, Hann. 5. Harper, Himes, Hopkins, Householder Humphrey, Hunkly, Irwin. 6. Johnson, Keister, King, Loalbo, Lafferty Lanious, Lashell. 7. Lovar, Manganaro, Marino, McAllister Miller, Mokasek, Morgan. 8. Morrison, Pavone, Racioppo, Raabe, Rice Roney, C. Rupert. 9. D. Rupert, Seaburn, Stotler, Starr, Temple- ton, Thompson, Torchia. 10. Tomazich, Tuminella, Varassi, Wilson Woodings, Woods. 7th Grade 1. Baratta, Barnes, Belin, Bennett, Benson, Bright, A. Carchidi, E. Carchidi. 2. Cleland, Costa, Cribbs, Damico, Dais, L. Dible, W. Dible, Dougherty. 3. Dumas, C. Fowkes, R. Fowkes, Gabud, Gawthrop, Harper, Hopkins, Hunkley. 4. Intorre, Ireland, Isherwood, Konkle, Kas- tanios, H. Kratsas, K. Kratsas, Lanious. 5. Liberto, Lipesky, Loalbo, Loughner, Luc- kock, Majcan, Martin, McWilliams. 6. Miller, Mitcheltree, Machen, Morrison Moon, Mokasek, Ogden, Pyle. 7. Pritchard, Quinn, Racioppo, Randas, Ra- cupero, Remaley, J. Ritchey, G. Ritchey. 8. Robson, Rose, Ross, E. Santucci, R. Santucci, Saunders, Schaltz, Schwartz. 9. Secich, Stoner, Starr, Taylor, Terlizzi, Tsounos, Turpin, Vernon. 10. A. White, R. White, Wetmore, Whitten- berger, Wilson, Xenias, Zourelias. Verona's four cheer- leaders strut their stuff in a practice session. They're all "up in the air" at least. Thelma gives Louie some good advice be- fore that Oakmont game or maybe Louie is giving it to Thelma. Joe and Eleanor, two friends, have a few words to say before Joe departs for the fray of battle. The coaches meet some of their cohorts as classes change on a summery day. What is the discussion? Bet it's football. land! 7gl.6H6Z4A9Q on Me Qi Zion Verona High School's current season of football, although not so successful, was one of the best in cooperation and fellowship. Due to injuries from the severe first encounter some of the boys were unable to put out their best efforts from that time on. The first game of the season, Verona encountered a fast and powerful Wilkinsburg squad and consequently the Verona boys bowed in defeat. The second contest took place on the Edgewood field and had not the breaks gone against the boys they would have had their first victory but the game ended with one touchdown chalked up for Edgewood. Our first home game was against Sharpsburg and with the good fight- ing spirit and the school's cooperation the boys had their first victory. The game ended with a score of twelve to six amid cheering and the beating drums of the new V.H.S. band. The next game was a night game at Arnold. The boys were not as yet accustomed to night football. As a result the game ended with Arnold the victor. At the Aspinwall game, Verona was in the thick of the fight until an injury put Joe DeVita out of the game. This loss seemed to weaken the boy's spirit and Aspinwall scored two decisive touchdowns. Brentwood was the next foe and here the boys met an experienced squad who took them by surprise by putting over four touchdowns. Verona traveled to East McKeesport and there met a worthy foe. A completed pass in the closing seconds of the first half proved fatal to Verona and the game ended with the score of seven to nothing. The game of the season had at last arrived. "Oakmont". Our boys efforts were all in vain to try to stop the march of their rivals for Oak- mont emerged victorious by a score of twelve to nothing. First row: Machen J. Tuc- key, Lombardozzi, C. Tuc- key, managers. Second row: Quimiro, Varassi, Alcorn, Bosco, Joe DeVita, Bertosa, Lafferty, Remaley. Third row: Coach Wild Mauro, Saxman, Mehelic. Ritchey, Intorre, Kefalos, Dougan, Penco, Ass't Coach Boydston. Fourth row: jim DeVita, Z8 Dentino, Petruney, Bigeno, Ciarelli, Dougherty, Bergoich, Santucci, Arce, Bruno. 4 Quimiro takes a flying leap as Joe Ritchey gracefully glides along like a slow motion picture figure. There is a glint in Brunrfs eye as he tears into that line. Note the collegiate pose of Mehelic. That DeVita smile or may- be it is a Pepsodent ad is evident. Bosco's only playing with the coach, don't you see those smiles? Top row: Quimiro, Ritchey, Bruno, Mehelic. Middle row: ,Tim DeVita, Coach Wild and Bosco, Mauro. Lower row: Dentino, Varassi, Joe DeVita, Alcorn. 29 Mauro is ready to center the ball for that opening play. Charlie is in this game to do or die. Louie has time to wave to us but maybe he is warding OH' some invisible players. Joe DeVita is ready to charge. Al- corn catehes the ball and surely cuts a figure. I4 -Qcfion Wilkins burg Edgewood Sharpsburg Arnold Aspinwall Brentwood East McKeesport Oakmont Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Varassi making an effort but it seems as if he will be stopped by the boys from Sharpsburg. In case you want to know what happened here you'll have to ask the referee. Dentino charges but it looks as if he'll need help. Varassi throws one of his famous pas- ses and Dentino takes care of the rest. First row: Lombar- dozzi, Remaley, Zak- raysek, Mauro, Me- helic. Second row: C. Tuck- ey, Manager, Q.iimiro, Dentino, Bertosa, An- thony, De Fazio. Third row: Intorre, J. Tuckey, Coach Wild, Bosco, Forte, Manager. en of ide -Afazofwoof The big problem that faced this year's team was Ending replacements for three capable veterans who had graduated in June-Ted Meck, George Latin and Eddie Miller. But coming up from last year's Junior Varsity were a few boys who had the earmarks of Varsity performers, and from this group Coach Wild found Bud Remaley and Charlie Den- tino fighting it out for one forward position, and Warner Anthony and Quimiro battling for the right to start on the other side. In the center position, Bertosa and Zakraysek had things their own way as far as new members were concerned. In the backcourt, Mehelic stepped through- out the season. For three years, Albert Lombardozzi had knocked on the door of Varsity competition, but each year an old knee injury would crop up to throw Al for a loss. This year, however, the knee behaved well enough to give him a chance to show his ability on the hardwood, and it was nip and tuck all the Way through between Al and "Ace" Mauro, the sparkplug of the team. Although Intorre, DeFazio and James Tuckey did not get a chance to break into as many games as the other members of the squad, their presence was an important factor throughout the season. More should be heard of this young squad next year. Verona boys won five and lost sixteen games. Several last minute rallies seemed to be the cause of most of the defeats, They defeated Oakmont at both counts and this is only an example of what our boys are going to do in football and basketball next year. 31 Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona N Score 28 23 32 32 36 37 26 0 28 41 SENIOR VARSITY SCORES Score E. McKeesport 31 Edgewood 30 Saltsburg 31 E. McKeesport 26 Edgewood 28 Wilmerding 49 Wilmerding 35 Etna ' 43 Sharpsburg 40 East Deer 42 Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Verona Aspinwall 39 Shaler 38 Millvale 33 Oakmont 26 Etna 35 Slsarpsburg 42 East Deer 26 Aspinwall 49 Sllaler 38 Millvale 39 Oakmont 18 Reading rlockwise from top: Charles Mehelic, Charles Dentino, Clyde Remaley, Carl Zakraysek, Andy Bertosa, Anthony Intorre, Albert Lumbardozzi. Up in the air with Aspinwall William De Fazio, Harold Mauro Arthur Quimiro, Warner Anthony James Tuckey. First row: Barnes. Mauro, Johnson, Fix, Ellis, Coach Boyd- ston. S d ' R econ row. ema ley, Manager, Walker, Cleland, Bertosa, Arn' old, Santucci, Bosco Czzfute 01425 . . . Spurred on by the thought of being Varsity players in the future years, the Junior Varsity came out of the recent campaign with a record of nine victories against nine defeats. Highlights of the season were victories over Etna, Aspinwall and Oakmont and the team work of the entire squad of ten boys. JUNIOR VARSITY SCORES Edgewood ,.., . , , ,,,, 14 Verona , , , 24 33 East McKeesport, , Verona Edgewood, , , Verona Wilmerding , V ,rona Wilmerding , Verona Sh arpsburg, , Verona East Deer Verona Aspinwall Verona Shaler , , Verona Oakmontn , Verona Varsity , Verona Etna , Verona East Deer Verona Asoin wall Verona Shaler Verona Millvale, , , Verona Oakmont ,.-., Verona ., I , A i f t zienolidna in Knot port! Many girls and boys found time to participate in the varied sports program offered, which was carried out in a manner similar to the other years. Gym curricula developed seasonally. In the fall there is football and basketball, and the fundamentals are taught in the gymnasium. The winter presents a grand panorama of activities with exercises, basketball and boxing. In the spring the shrill screams of the girls are heard as they engage in a fast moving game of volley ball, while the boys have a grand game of mushball up on the Hyatt M. Cribbs Field. Gym periods allow for sixty minutes of fun and exercise for boys and girls alike. Sometimes this is spent in hard manual labor over exercise, stretching those unused muscles whose names we have to learn in our health classes and other days we play at some more lively games. Nomatter what it is from the seventh grade through to the twelfth, fun is a part of the program Learning to play is so important to all of us and entering into a good volley ball, mushball or football contest, whether it be for a trophy or championship or for mere fun is always worthwhile. The Allegheny County track meet at South Park brought forth some our shining track stars and some records were shattered by our con- testants. The sports program for the year offered much enjoyment to those who participated in the program. To Mrs. Palmer and Mr. Wild, who by their faithful planning of these activities have helped to make them so successful and popular, the boys and girls wish to express their sin- cere appreciation. 34 Q in 3 zzz .. yz zslq f .A .,,,h:: 5 5 f, ,J Q E:.,. ? XwsQf -615,54 I A fV,' jf , W W JS J if , W. 1 . .. N32 K 1 1 iw? if amem Zemin When the new Verona Band forms a V. on the field we all fill with pride. This uniformed group made their first appearance at the Sharps- burg game. Some of the crowd gather early around the door waiting for school to begin. A microscope is a queer gadget but the Biology classes see many unusual things through its lenses. Autographing time is coming soon and as you see, June is already at it using "Druggie" as a desk but he doesn't seem to mind at all. The library is a busy place and here Margie and Lois are perusing a volume of Compton's. Many girl's hearts were all a flutter when Chester Soucek, aged 27, former World's Ama- teur Typewriting Champion arrived and dem- onstrated his technique on the typewriter in our assembly. The bell rings and classes change in the Junior High. Mrs. Holleran treats a patient, one of the many during a day's work. The last of an old landmark, the old grade school building. This is the last of something too but not quite the end because John Arc really got the car to move about. Not so good for night driving because there were no lights, but fit for a king any day. A group in the Junior High perform at the blackboard. Zz'ena6 Z Can't you see Dougan, Colonello and Martin as chefs at the William Penn or serv- ing a caddy banquet at West- moreland some day. Bosco cuts a cute caper in the teach- er's smock as he pores over a recipe. These roses which were used in the Operetta, "Rose of the Danube" were made by the art classes under Miss Hunter's supervision. One of those tea dances in the old gym. Bernice is happy about it all. This looks like a jitterbug jam session. These model planes are lots of fun to make. just ask Regis and Joe Hezar ab0ut it. Qgf! .- Q' f i? . . . if A L fffufic fo .guif an .Qozfe 38 BAND First row: Elliot, DeFazi0, Dible, McWilliams, R. Aber- crombie, H. Abercrombie. Second row: Ritchey, Arnold, Carson, R. Taylor, Barnes, Larxius, H. Taylor, Costa, Lombardozzi, Thompson, Tamburro, Mr. Mango, Klead- erj. Third row: Humphrey, Pierce, F. Costa, Bosco, Lash- er, W. Wolfe, Ashbaugh, J. Abercrombie, Coleman, B. Wolfe, Racupero. COMBINED GLEE CLUB First row: Rearick, Coleman Pfeill, Clark, Bosco, Lewis. Second row: Miller, Wright. Pope, Wolfe, Shaw, Hollinger, Bumgardner. Third row: Hill, Coleman. Rogers, Luffey, Moore, Roth, Kenyon, M:-Carthy. Fourth row: DeVita, Ritchey, Fix, Beers, Wolfe, McWil- liams, Lombardozzi, Alcorn Smyth. Fifth row: McGrail, Ober- ding, M. Ward, I. Ward, E. Phillips, Lashell, W. Phillips Abercrombie, Yeager. ORCHESTRA Bosco, Arnold, F. Costa Carson, Coleman, Lasher, Mc Williams, Wolfe, Rearick, Taylor, C. Costa, Lombar- dozzi, Alcorn. i 1 BAND HAS SUCCESSFUL SEASON When the band first started two years ago, no one ever thought that it was going to grow in number and improve so much in such a short time. It has nevertheless, and today the membership totals fifty and it is still growing. During the football season the band performed very accreditably in comparison with other bands of much longer standing. Marching for- mations and the like all required practice and Mrs. Palmer coached the group in marching. In March this group held a concert in the auditorium. Many people came and enjoyed it throughout, but much practice was necessary for this performance and each member is to be complimented for his service. The band is sponsored by a mother's committee and the uniforms were gotten through the unstinting work of this group. Lawn fete, concert, movies and a bake sale were held and many letters written asking or- ganizations for donations. All this work netted sufficient funds to outfit the members of the band. This committee is to be commended for their hard labor. GLEE CLUB IN FULL SWING , This year the Glee Club has been much more active than any year previous. It is composed of thirty-five students. Before this year, the Club was in two groups, the Boy's Glee Club and the Girl's Glee Club, but now it is a combined group The mixed group has proved to be much more successful. This club has been under the direction of VMiss Jane McCullough for the past three years. Among their activities were two assembly programs. Their first chance to entertain the whole student body was an assembly program at Christmas time, when they sang a group of carols. Later a Stephen Foster program was arranged. The operetta "Rose of the Danubef' presented by this group earlier in the year, was a great success. SWING BAND ORGANIZED Music! The soft mellow tone of the saxophone, the mingling of the notes of the trumpets and trombones, the singing tones of the guitar and the gay tinkling sound of the piano, lovely soothing music, gay dance music. Who is playing? Why, of course, the Verona High School Swing Band. Maybe it didn't sound quite like this all the time. This group was organized about four months ago by the band conductor, Mr. Louis Mango. The members of the orchestra were selected from the band membership and the group made their first public appearance when the Band Concert was held in March. Trumpets, saxophones, trombones, piano, accordian, drums and guitars are heard in this band. Many school functions could be ably served by this active group of school musicians. 39 I nlvvu sf o., ., ' I ' 4,4 Mom!! . We meme of Me -ff Q SENIOR HI-Y Howard C. Douds has sponsored the Senior Hi-Y for several years and has produced successful organizations throughout. This year's group consisted of eighteen members interested in the aims of the organization. One of the first assembly programs, a unique quiz pro- gram, a battle of the sexes, was sponsored by this group. I believe the males defeated the females by a small margin. The group enjoyed a trip to the Buhl Planetarium on the North Side, an unusual and rare treat for the youths of our locality. A party was held for members only and movies were shown to the group. The club has had various speakers at their meetings and feel that they have all been worth attending. JUNIOR H1-Y Under the capable supervision of Mr. Brallier, Mrs. Henggi, and Mr. Boydston, the varied activities of the junior Hi-Y have made for one of the most successful associations in Verona's history. Its officers have promoted many successful activities. Various educational trips and swimming parties have been but a part of their numerous activities. As well as taking part in our assembly programs, this group of youths have helped to promote higher ideals and greater associations among the students of the Junior High School, and has maintained the pledge and creed of the association to which they belong. The members of this organization are chosen from the eighth grade and these members are then automatically active in the club the following year. The president of the Junior Hi-Y this year is Charles Tuckey, who has promoted one of the best years of the organization. 40 1. SENIOR HI-Y First row: Forte, Shadle, Tuckey, Liberto, Zakraysek, Ritchey Woodings. Gillespie. Second row: Mr. Douds Csponsorj, Hunter, Bruno, Burrows, Cal- houn, Roth. Third row: Miller, Saxman, Frazier, Wisnosky. JUNIOR H1-Y First row: Hann, Costa, Thompson, Tuckey, R. Walker, Barnes Lashell. Second row: Moraitis, Bigenho, Herps, Lasher, Simmons, Rupert, Seaburn, W. Walker, Milligan, Mr. Brallier Csponsorj. Third row: De Vita, Starn, Torchia, Roth, Manganaro, Morrison Himes, Morgan. SENIOR HI-Y Pres.. Robert Ritchey V. President Carl Zakraysek Sec. . .Wm. Woodings Treasurer . . , . .Joseph Liberto JUNIOR HI-Y Pres.. .Charles Tuckey V. Pres. Junior Alcorn Sec..Frank Thompson Treas. Robert Walker 41 LEADERS CLUB First row: Tuckey, Long, Auen, Boughamer, Sistek, Lyter, Mrs Palmer Csponsorj. Second row: Ecker, McCormick, Phillips, Ward, Woodhall, Crn jarich, Frazier, Mull, Young. Third row: Ritchey, McGrai1, Lashell, Babilon, Hetrick, Shade Butler, Vinovac, Ward, Davis. BOXING CLUB First row: Curtis, Ecker, Bennett, Ogden, Ross, Turpin. Second row: Mehelic, Racupero, Templeton, Loalbo, Bright, Randas Glenn Wild Ccoachj. Third row: Tuminella, Ritchey, Pavone, Benson, Zourelias, Hunk- ley, Radovitch. President Secretary-Treasurer BOXING CLUB No omcers. 42 1 . .Bertha Ann Tuckey . , , .Bernice Butle vu .p . I p J? ' I 'QW A f, gud! .gncteade acid! -gm fifionf LEADERS CLUB The Leaders Club which was founded in 1933 by Miss Salhoff is now under the sponsorship of Mrs. Palmer, the physical education teacher. The club is celebrating its seventh successful year in Verona High School. To be a member one must be voted in by the girls of the club and take part in the initiation stunts. Numerous dances, parties and trips to different places of interest are some of the activities. The club will lose many old members this year, but there are many more girls anxious to fill their places. Tl is group usually earns enough money by dances, bakesales or sale of refreshments at football games to buy jackets for their members. This year's group plans to buy light blue ones rather than the traditional white. The name of the group implies that they are leaders and they are in all Eelds in V.H.S. In athletics, activities, scholarsl: ip, popularity and dancing, these girls are foremost. They are always willing to assist in any way. BOXING CLUB This group is sponsored by our capable coach, Mr. Wild. In this group the boys are taught the art of self defense. Mr. Wild and his assistants teach the boys to train, to exercise and to apply the simple rules of boxing. At one of our Assemblies this club put on a show con- sisting of about Eve bouts between boys of different weights. The program was a big success and enjoyed by everyone. The ring was assembled and the lights were carried on like real championship bouts The rounds were three minutes and each bout consisted of three rounds This club has rendered a great service to the school and to the boys who have improved their physical condition and boxing ability through this club's actibities. In April a Boxing Show was sponsored by the group and Verona competed with boys of Penn High, Carrick and Oliver. These matches were interesting and attracted a large number of the male populace of Verona. 43 VAYIIH g':' ..:,V ,U A ' qqff We Mfdxij -Q .Qqe High Pressure Homer The entire action of the play takes place in the living room of the Woodruff family. And what a family it is! Mother Woodruff just adores going to funerals because she finds them so stimulating and meets so many of her friends there. Father Woodruff loves to go to fires, nothing else gives him such keen joy! Junior Woodruff, their son, is of mechanical bend. He can fix anythingf and he doesb and he also gets a great joy from shooting a rifle. Boots, their daughter, loves to act and is rehearsing a part at the most inopportune times. Amidst all this confusion, Aunt Cora arrives bringing with her what turns out to be a pet, and that too of a most unusual nature. Arlene, the Woodruff 's adopted daughter, is practically engaged to Homer Hampton Haywood, who believes in employing high pressure salesmanship methods. Since Homer, a typical go-getter, always knows more than his employer, he never holds a job very long. But that doesn't bother him-he goes blissfully on his way inventing new ways of making a fortune. Finally young Wade Wain- right arrives on the scene and falls a victim to Arlene's charms. When the self-assured and confident Homer plunges the entire Woodruff family into grief, Arlene breaks her engagement and vows never to see Homer again. But our indomitable hero has several cards up his sleeve and proceeds to play them up to a thrilling climax. The play proved to be a great success and was enjoyed by everyone who attended. ROSE OF THE DANUBE The story takes place in the kingdom of Eurolania in Europe along the banks of the blue Danube. On the morning of our story the king is very blue because of the royal treasury being exhausted. A villain, Count Sergius von Popova is plotting to start a revolution. He is as- sisted by Demetrius Doodledorf and Trombonius Tootletop. The attention of the populace is being distracted for a while by the Rose Festival. Some visitors for the occasion are Darrel Davis, a news photographer and Percival McPipp, a movie director, who is accom- panied by Mrs. McPipp and their daughter. The Royal family beg and pester the movie director to put them into the movies. Mr. McPipp being so intrigued with the beauty of the kingdom gets the idea of having a motion picture made of the kingdom. The story, of course, includes a revolution but blank cartridges and dynamite are used. But the scoundrel Count, sees a good opportunity to make a real revolution. Unknovsm to him, however, Darrel Davis overhears the plot, uncovers it, saves the king and is the alll around hero, collecting a reward of course. All ends on a happy note. 44 Four principals of "Rose of the Danube" stop in their dancing and pose for the photographer. The uni- form certainly makes the man. "Rub a dub dub Three men in a tub" No it is only two men in barrels in this case. They've lost their clothes and the villain sneers at them. The entire cast of "Rose of the Danube", the operetta. JUNIOR PLAY CAST Betty jane Davis, Laura jean Ritchey, Edna Phillips, Coleita Roth, Conretta Rafioppo, Nancy McGrail. Chalmers Brown, coach, Joseph Ritchey, Charles Mehelic, Janet Bennett, Rivhard Wisnoski, john Irwin. OPERETTA PRINCIPALS james DeVita, Betty McCarthy, Verna Saunders, Adelle Moore, Al- bert Lombardozzi, Lewis Arnold, Edna Phillips. Robert Pfeill, Joseph Bosro, Melvin Rearick, Delsina Shaw, William Clark, Phyllis Lashell, Edward Pie- sowicz, ,af-'H sf., X ri 'w , 54 ,Y Zjzacficxf fxpezz'ence fake! .Ky new Qudn BOY'S COOKING CLUB HAS FUN That the way to a man's heart is surely through his stomach has been proved by the increasing popularity of the Boy's Cooking Club, sponsored by Miss McCollum. Although there is but one group of this club this year, there were many applications. The number is limited, but this does not decrease their anxiety to cook, to bake, and to eat their own finished products. These master chefs have created such things this year as lemon pie, banana pie, fruit cake, peanut brittle, salmon croquettes and muffins. Everything has been eaten too. Some of the boys have shown great im- provement this year and there have been few errors such as, putting in too much baking powder. Perhaps the reason for their doing such a line job of mixing is due to the fact that they have to eat what they make. Some do like to double the recipe. Many of the so called "tough guys" around school have shown that they are only regular fellows when they don their aprons and begin to bake a cake for lunch. This group has already had a luncheon, and are looking forward to a banquet in the future. AIRPLANE CLUB BUILD MODELS The Airplane Club is just a new club organized this year by Mr. Brammer, our manual training teacher. The boys in this club have built many different kinds of model planes and a contest is being planned for the best looking and the best flying planes. Making these models is not as easy as one might imagine from reading the directions. The pur- pose of this club is to cultivate the interests of those boys who are in- terested in airplanes. Part of an assembly program was used by this group to explain their work. The makings of an airplane were displayed and it was seen that the work is very tedious and requires careful hand- ling of each tiny piece. Several large model planes were shown by Teddy Woodings and Regis Hunkele. These were actually propelled by small motors and really worked. This club is very creative and most inter- esting for boys of all ages. 46 BOYS COOKING CLUB First row: Martin, Costa, Anthony, Beddingfield, Colonello, Gug liuzza. Second rowg Bosco, Alcorn, Ciarelli, Burrows, Varassi, Mauro Phillips, Katherine McCollum CSponsorD. AIRPLANE CLUB First row: Woodings, McFarland, Dougan, DeFazio, Bosco, Gaydos Mcitson. Second row: Lanius, Carson, Gorney, Hezar, Miller, Oberding, Barry Brammer CSponsorJ. Third row: Tomazich, Peretic, Hunkclc, jansson, Luckock, Kefalos, Condon, Charlesworth. Cooking Club Officers President . .Edwin Ogden V. Pres. , Aquilino Bosco Sec.-Treas., ,Louis Varassi AIRPLANE CLUB President Regis Hunkele V. Pres. . , . john Peretic Sec.-Trees. Charles White 47 9 A VVAAV K ' ' A- tf.4nQaz'z'on5 Miz' grade HANDCRAFT CLUB DISPLAYS ABILITY As one enters Miss Steffey's room during club period, deeply in- terested students meet the eye. Here we find thirty-nine Junior High School members who are interested in handcrafts. These people do work in leather, crepe paper and do bead work, knitting and raffia weaving. Crepe paper was taken, cut and rolled and then used over a paper plate and in a short time variegated baskets in various shapes were pro- duced. These were shellacked and used at home for knick-knacks. Purses of leather were made and gloves and mittens were turned out by the knitters of the group. One of their social functions of the year was a Christmas Party, held during their club period before Christmas. We know that they had fun. THE SHOW MUST GO ON Now that the curtain has fallen on another year of activities, the Dramatic Club can look backward on another successful year. The club under the direction of their sponsor and adviser Mr. Brown, has worked on one act plays and discussed the topic of Dramatics. Two of the plays which were presented in Assembly were "Be Home By Midnight," and "Telephone Calls." These plays were very entertaining and showed considerable work. There are nineteen members in the club all of which are active. The Club's main purpose is to promote interest in the study of plays and to develop the ability to read them. 48 HANDCRAFT CLUB First row: Shultz, Lanious, Bolster, Coover, Allman, Woods, Rice Pyle, White, Pritchard, Margaret Steffey Csponsorj. Second row: Hunkley, Kastanos, Dougherty, Moon, Martin, Powell Taylor, Konkle, Rose, Markovich, Dible. Third row: Xenias, Barnes, Ireland, Upvall, Regotti, Gabor, Tu minella, Ahlering, Luzer, Mehelic, Nellis, Sill, McWilliams, Isherwood Stoner. DRAMATIC CLUB First row: Gawthrop, Dais, Marino, Roney, Householder, Humphrey, White. Second row: Chalmers Brown Csponsorb, Raabe, Roth, McCormick, Gabud, Stotler, Alberts. Third row: Raccioppo, Keister, Penco, Hill, Rogers, Sanker, Ander- son, Starn. Handcraf t Cl ub Officers Pres. ...... Katherine Mehelic V. Pres. . .Velma 1. Martin Secretaryl. . . . .Jeanne Upval Treasurer ..... , . .Lois Nellis Sponsor ,..,. Margaret Steffey Dramatic Club Officers President .,,., Tillie Sanker V. Pres. .... Coletta Roth Secretary .... Olga Penco Treas. . .Concetta Racioppo Sponsor ..... Chalmers Brown 49 MONITORS First row: Weir, Hopkins, Moore, Mull, Santucci, Alcorn, Liberto. Second row: Humphrey, Miller, White, Cauheld, Crnjarich, Bed- dingfield. SECRETARIES First row: Hill, Bennett, Davis, Roney. Second row: Alfred Snyder Csponsorl, Coleman, Brady, Intorre Anderson, Ward, Wetmore, Roney. Is Joe Liberto telling a funny story to thc monitors? Answering the phone, typing and running errands keeps this group busy. 50 MONITORS HELP TO GOVERN Stationed at various places throughout the building, the job of the monitors is to keep order before and after school as well as between classes. This group has to be particularly on the alert to keep their positions. A few monitors have served the entire semester, but most of them have changed from time to time. It is a hard job and means sacrificing time. One must come early and remain until the building has been cleared. Sometimes it even means losing the last few minutes of important discussion in the classroom. The principal thing is that the monitors must stay at their posts, and Joe Liberto, head monitor, sees that they do stay there. The monitors must be stern and yet not be mean and bossy. "KEEP BUSY", THAT'S OUR MOTTO The ofiice force is one of the hardest working organizations in school. This is not a club but a real honest to goodness staff of workers, whose various duties in the office include writing excuses for people who can't be on time, doing errands, answering the telephone, and acting as gen- eral hostess to all the people who visit the office. Selected by Mr. Snyder from Senior High School the girls prove to be very efficient in their work. They were picked because of these qualities: relaibility, honesty, ability to carry out orders, daily attendance, personality and last but far from least, leadership. Each girl has one period a day, which serves both as a study period and as an office practice, session where real experience is gained. This will be helpful later on in life when office jobs become a reality with a weekly or monthly pay envelope. .51 M-MA QZKZLZJ .QU Gem upetwfzon ff' ,J ,ff ,z f, , k.,. . R E ,Q A-,Y ,, x Q Y' Cmx A L., A 5 k km, ,A-rv 1.5-,. um .- ' f ,,. ' - fi 'X-'3:U a': :S :fi V.: lb ' B lf! .,,x-o- J' ,.-1 A I ,iw- . ,.?E' 3 u P 1 ' 0 at a aw f " gf. s M 1' awww ' V Z2 f . 'Ig 1 Ah ,ff 4, - we My 5 een -Qdouz' .QAGG-f The Student Council, which makes up the student court as well, is a very active group. The members are as friendly and pleasant as their pictures indicate. They are always ready, with a smile and a cheerful "hello" and their presence brightens the school Perhaps the busiest social group in the school is the Leaders Club who have spent their time earning money and being helpful to the school in numerous ways. Selling tickets to football games and for other school functions was one of many "little odd jobsi' done by these girls for dear old "Alma Mater". It looks as if these four Hi-Y members were planning a way to make money or a way to spend it. Either is typical of this group. Earning money by holding dances and selling Easter Eggs, spending money on emblems and social functions were the chief thoughts of the boys through- out the year. As this striking photograph illustrates Laura Jean leads the band, which has been our newest pride and joy this year. We were not only proud of their new uniforms, but of the way they have been striving to improve through long, hard drilling practices. Their appearance at games has given the school a new life. The ofiice force as represented by Janet's picture is not a social or- ganization. It is primarily to give the school girls practice and relieve Mr. Snyder's burdens in the High School office. .53 2-7oA'z'Zc5 an! grain eu gm ine STUDENT COUNCIL NEWLY ORGANIZED "Court is now in session". These are the opening words of the Stu- dent Court, which is just one of the many activities of this representative body. A mid-year election of new members inauguarated this active group, which was destined to become an outstanding organization of our school. As a representative body of the various home rooms, they arrange the school calendar, direct the monitor activity, handle the student prob- lems as well as conducting a Court where student misdemeanors are tried. The tea dance season was inaugurated by the group when a repre- sentative group of students from the entire school turned out and made the dance a great success. Under the supervision of Mr. Howard Douds, this group made a place for itself in Verona High School. COMMERCIAL CLUB INTERESTS GIRLS During the activity periods this club may be found having lots of fun. Maybe it is a spelling bee, a typing contest or even mending typewriter covers but nevertheless doing it together makes it seem like play not work. Special programs for both Lincoln's and Washington's birthdays were carried on within the club at the regular club period. Practice in using the typewriter was always a pleasant filler-in when program ac- tivities lagged. A Christmas party and a Valentine party were held by the club and a trip to the Pittsburgh Press was enjoyed. A play demonstrating the correct way to apply for a position was presented in assembly and some good pointers were given those who wish to continue in the business world. 54 STUDENT COUNCIL First row: Lyter, Frazier, Zakraysek, Abercrombie, Peretic. Second row: Howard Douds Csponsorj, Wolfe, Rearick, Hezar, Mc Williams, Woodings. COMMERCIAL CLUB First row: Peretic, Humphrey, Weir, Lesar, Zolet, jansson, Farrow Evelyn Claypool Csponsorj. Second row: White, Plese, Pietkivitch, Moon, Lyter, Roney, Raabe Starr, Bozick, Pavone. Third row: Costa, Gorum, Radovitch, Premick, End, Hann, Ku- marco, Gabor, Schaney, Intorre. STUMENT Council Officers President. . . . Carl Zakraysek V. Pres. . . . . .William Wolfe Sec.-Treas. Eleanor Peretic COMMERCIAL Club Ofhcer President ..,,.... Ann Lesar V. Pres. . . , . .Helen Zolet Sec. . . . Ectty Ann jansson Treasurer. , . ..,. Alice Weir Sponsor. . . .Evelyn Claypool 55 6 722 BT06616625 1940 marks the third successful year of the Purple and Gold. This has been brought about by the valuable guidance of Miss Rupert and the cooperation of the thirty members of the staff. The staff consists of boys and girls chosen from the sophomore, junior and senior classes by the adviser. Work was started early in the year and through constant effort the book was completed, sent to the press and was ready for distribution by the middle of May. Miss Rupert, Bill Alcorn and june Babilon at- tended the Pennsylvania State Press Association Convention at Read- ing, Pennsylvania in October. This was the second time Verona had participated in a convention of this sort but it was a new experience for these two students. Some of the tasks done by the hard working Purple and Gold Staff are as follows: typing, gathering information about clubs, proof reading, art work and writing facts about the school. In addition to work, the staff enjoys social get-to-gethers. For ex- ample, a Christmas party was held in the upper halls of the Senior High School Building a few days before Christmas during the lunch hour. At which time, games, dancing and eating were the main features. In April, twelve members of the Staff attended the Westem Penn- sylvania School Press Association Convention, held in Allegheny High School. Ideas for year books and school papers were exchanged by people from different schools all over the section of the state and this is very helpful in getting ideas for the annual. 56 Eddie calls the advertisers while the rest laugh at his businesslike manner. Looking over the pictures before they are sent to the engraver. Hazel is trying to type in the midst of this foolishness. i-71. QW eaoQz5AQQ, .Q'Ac+f1z5AQQ, an .Qzvice eco-frzzye NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY ACTIVE Scholarship, leadership, service and character are the chief traits possessed by members of the National Honor Society. After much con- sideration these pupils were chosen by the faculty. The members are elected into this society more for their rank in the class than upon grades. The members have been of service to the school and looked up to by the rest of the student body. If you wonder why the Juniors are so perfect or if you imagine you see tiny halos around their headsg it is in hope of being elected into the society when the Senior members initiate new- comers. Appealing to the sense of gratitude for educational benefits received, and the hope to develop fruitful personalities, the National Honor Society endeavors to capitalize on these emotions. First row: B. Tuckey, E. Lyter, T. Ecker, R. Frazier, Hilda Lindley, Sponsor. Second row: B. Gun- ni Davis, . ic Rita Caulield, J. Ben- nctt. Third row: J. Bur- rows, E. Hill, C. Zak- Long. 58 ng, P, Lashell, B. J. R Hetr' k raysek, J. Tuckey, E. September 5 September 15 September 19 September 29 October 6 October 13-14 October 20 October 27 November 23-27 November 24 December 7-8 December 23 to January 1 December 27 February 23 March 1 March 8 March 13 March 29 April 4-5 April 12 May 2-3 May 17 May 19 May 24 May 29 HCA of 727412 CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES First day of school Band Dance Senior Class Treasure Hunt Junior Dance Band Concert Our first vacation-Teacher's Senior Hobo Party Dance i Thanksgiving Vacation Leaders Club Dance Operetta Christmas Vacation Senior Class Skating Party Junior Dance Sophomore Class Party Band Concert Tea Dance CStudent Councilh Junior-Senior Class Party Junior Class Play Senior Dance Senior Class Play Junior-Senior Prom Baccalaureate Service Commencement Last day of school 59 Institute Index of Advertisers Wm. B. Scaife and Sons Co. .... Tech Dairy Store 7..,v..e,..e, Wolfe Print Shop ..... - - - G. C. Murphy ..e,...... - - - O. S. Grubbs and Sons .e.. . - - - Shaw Service Station ..ovo..v., Willey's Brownbilt Shoe Store- - S. Woodings and Sons ,......,. E. N. Miller Co. ..e......oi... Oakmont-Verona Dairy 85 Ice- Olympic Theatre ...... ......, Gordon Funeral Home .--., - - - The Advance Leader .,,,...o. Ingalls Iron Work Company - J. and S. Company, Inc. ....,c Sam's Ideal Barber Shop ....., Dr. L. V. Herps ...,,...v.c.o Robson's Bakery ......,c ...... Wn. Merriman's Beauty Salon- Verona Lumber 8u Supply Co. - - Josten-Treasure Craft Inc. .... Edward J. Weimer ........... john S. Gasparich ............ Kier M. Ewing ......... - - - Oakmont Pontiac Co. - - - .- . - - - Duffs-Iron City College---. - - Thompson and Co.-- --.--- - - - Men's Shoppe ---------- - - - W. H. Fisher ---------------- A. S. Warner ----.----------- Mango Band Instrument Co.- -- lst National Bank of Oakmont Union Collieries Co. ---------- Rodman Chemical Company- - Verona Bldg. 85 Loan Assn. - - - L. K. Carter Motor Co. ------ C. F. Reed and Bros.- ----- - - - Allegheny Pharmacy --------- Three Star Bottling Works-- - - Esther's Beauty Shoppe ------ Fleisher's Bakery ------------ The University of Pittsburgh-- Allegheny Valley Trust Co. - - - Lewis Arnold, Contractor ----- People's Pharmacy ------ -- - . - The Village -------- ---- Harry Zalevsky -.------- ---- Bards ---------------------- Brookes Service Station ------ - Phg.-Verona-Oakmont Express Woodings-Verona Tool Works- Grace Martin's School ----- - James Burrows -------------- American Steel Foundries- - - - A. W. Kennedy Motor Co. ---- Verona Volunteer Fire Dept. - - Suburban Water Company-- - - Lou Sher ---- . --------------- Mobile Service Station, ------ Eaton Funeral Home- - - - - - - - Oaks Theatre ----- -------- - . - Lois' Maison Frederic Salon-- - Edgewater Steel Co. - --.--- - - Verona Food Market ---- ---- National Park- -. ---- - - - - 41 A , Q . gf if ng wi Y 'iz E, S 'f a' . 1 W 1 f E . .VY , t I '51 i A ,,M W' 'naw-...,,,.,, W'-HSE L ,nmfesafw 'E A ii , Wi F F 1 Y ,gl T52 wi' a gi -:EJ AND MAY ALL THE YEARS TO COME BE AS SUCCESSFUL BRINGING EVERY OPPORTUNITY FOR HAPPINESS AND PROFIT TO EACH ONE OF YOU! WSQIIIFEN Weldon , WO' 62 TECH DAIRY STORE Let this be your Dairy and Ice Cream Store 743 Allegheny River Blvd. Verona 427 N WOLFE PRINT SHOP John S. Wolfe JOB PRINTING Phone Oak. 344 orth Ave. Verona Compliments of UAND RES wrrn 730-734 Front Street Verona, Pa Call Oak. 4 O. S. GRUBBS 81 SONS Insurance Established 1920 Oakmont, Pa. Real Estate SHAW SERVICE STATION Alex Shaw, Prop. Amoco Products-Firestone T1res Kendall Oil and Grease Syc. 9483 Verona Rd. and 2nd St. Verona, Pa. WILLEY'S S. WOODINGS 81 SONS BROWN bilt SHOE STORE Hardware and Feed VC1'0f18, Pa. Hunting and Fishing Licenses E. N. MILLER COMPANY Furniture, Carpets, Stoves Electrical Household Appliances HOME OF QUALITY FURNITURE Phone Oak. 1077 615 E. Railroad Avenue Verona, Pa. OAKMONT 8: VERONA DAIRY 8: ICE CO. Pasteurized Milk and Cream IceiDairy Products 20 Pennsylvania Ave. Oakmont, Pa. Phone Oak. 159 Compliments of GORDON FUNERAL HOME , C THEATRE THE OI YMPI "On the Boulevard" Verona, Pa. Oakmont, Pa. J-I Moritz, Prop. PhOI'1C ., 64 l THE ADVANCE-LEADER Len. C. Anderson, Publisher "One of Pennsylvania's Best Weekly Newspapers" INGALLS IRON WORK COMPANY Birmingham, Ala. Verona Plant Structural Steel for J. 81. S. COMPANY, Inc. Dry Goods Ladies', Men's and Boys' Ready-to-Wear Furnishings Clothing and Shoes Phone, Oakmont 9533 701-705 E. Railroad Ave. Verona, Pa. SAM'S Buildings and Bridges IDEAL BARBER SHOP "Shipbuilding" 713 E. Railroad Ave. Verona, Pa. Our 27 Years in One Locality Speaks For Itself You Can't Buy New Eyes Let Us Examine Your Eyes Without Delay DR. L. V. HERPS Optometrist 724 Allegheny River Blvd. Verona. Pa, iu 5 Compliments of ROBSON'S BAKERY Home Style Pastries WM. MERRIMAN'S Beauty Salon 500 Delaware Ave. Oakmont Phone Oak. 132-J VERONA LUMBER and SUPPLY COMPANY Building Headquarters 415 East Railroad Ave. Verona, Pa. THANKS For Your Class Ring Orders Future classes can safely depend on equally fine class rings J OSTEN 'S TREASURE-CRAFT Incorporated Eastern Sales Office-New York City " Main Plant Owatonna, Minn.- EDWARD J. WEIMER Florist 81 Decorator Phone Oak. 550 473 South Ave. JOHN S. GASPARICH Meats and Groceries Cor. 5th 85 Virginia Ave. Showroom: 753 Allegheny River Blvd l Oakmont' Pa' Verona, Pa. Phone, Oak. 1097 1 5 i 1 1 , 66 Phone Oak. 27 Res. Syc 7711 KIER M. EWING Real Estate-Insurance Notary Public Verona, Pa. OAKMONT PONTIAC CO. 607 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont, Pa. Phone Oak. 9589 1840-1940 100th Anniversary All Courses For Business Preparation DUFFS-IRON CITY COLLEGE 424-26 Duquesne Way-Pittsburgh Atlantic 4875-4876 THOMPSON 81 CO. Paint Manufacturers Oakmont, Pa. THE MEN'S SHOP Geo. H. Zimmerman Men's Furnishings Oak. 995 757 E. Railroad Ave. Verona, Pa. W. H. FISHER Everything in Hardware Radios, Paints, Glass, Vam'sh General Electric Refrigerators and Washers-Fertilizers and Seeds Masonic Bldg. Oak. 17 Verona, Pa. A. S. WARNER CO. Roofing and Sheet Metal Work Autdmatic Heating-Welding Continental-Bundy 81 Selner Instruments MANGO Band 81 Orchestra Organizers 1421 Fallowfield Ave. Pittsburgh, Pa. A. Mango Lehigh 0690-J 67 FIRST NATIONAL BANK Oakmont, Pennsylvania Congratulations to the Graduates of 1940 Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Union Collieries Co. Producers of NEWFIELD COAL-"THE CLEAN WAY" OakIT1Ol'1t Oakmont, Pa RODMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY Verona, Pa. 1 1 i l 1 1 68 F J hn E 1 VERONA BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 724 Allegheny River Blvd. Verona, Pa. Paul F. Bealafeld, Sec. I Real Estate and Insurance L. K. CARTER MOTOR CO. C. F. REED and BROS. Dodge 8: Plymouth Lumber I Oak. 960 Oakmont, Pa. phone 59 I ALLEGHENY PHARMACY THREE STAR G. DiLeonardo, Ph.G. - Your Neighborhood Drug Store Phone Oakmont 9550 Verona, Pa. 719 Allegheny River Blvd. BOTTLING WORKS Carbonated Beverages Verona, Pa. I Visit your Home Town Bakery I FLEISCHER'S BAKERY ESTHERS 440 Allegheny River Blvd. and I BEAUTY SHOPPE 763 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont, Pa. Tel. Oakmont 1660-310 l 9 31 5 4 ' -pail THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH helps the boy that is to become the boy he Wants to be FOR BULLETINS, ADDRESS THE REGISTRAR Congratulations to the Class of 1940 I ALLEGHEN Y VALLEY TR ST CO. 1 Member Federal Deposit Insurance Co. I LEWIS ARNOLD Don't Forget 1915 Contractor THE PEOPLES' PHARMACY ' The Better Built Home Marshall D. Woods, Ph.G., Prop. I 456 North Ave. Verona, Pa. Verona' Pa' 70 1 X Compliments of "THE VILLAGE" Oakmont 925 HARRY ZALEVSKY Patent Medicines-Groceries Cold Meats-Magazines Ice Cream-Candy-Cigars Cor. 3rd. 81, Center Verona, Pa. Go To Bard's For Good Things To Eat BARD'S Your Ice Cream Store 420 Allegheny River Blvd. Oakmont, Pa. BROOKES SERVICE STATION Allegheny River Blvd. Oakmont, Pa. Tydol Products Gasoline and Oil Phone Oak. 9617 Phone Syc. 7843-P.S.C.A. 20593 Phone Court 2610, 3511, 3512 PITTSBURGH VERONA-OAKMONT EXPRESS Daily Trips Between Pittsburgh, Verona, Oakmont, N. Bessemer, Unity 85 Universal Paul Kress, Prop. Rosedale, Verona, Pa. WOODINGS VERONA TOOL WORKS 1 p 1 2' GRACE MARTIN'S SCHOOL "a school discriminate" , Secretarial for Young Women 17th Br, 18th Floors-Keenan Building Pittsburgh, Pa. Compliments of JAMES BURROWS Iron and Steel Scrap Grace Martin Cornelius, Principal Atlantic 6309-6310 Verfma Pa- 'I SAFETY AT WORK MEANS HAPPINESS AT HOME Courtesy of AMERICAN STEEL FOUNDRIES VERONA WORKS Compliments of . . E DY MOTOR CO. A W K NNE THE VERONA I sales-FORD-Service VOLUNTEER FIRE Cheswick, Pa. DEPARTMENT SUBURBAN WATER COMPANY Water Supply For Verona, Oakmont and Plum Township I Ofiiceg Allegheny River Blvd. Verona, Pa. - Z -i-5 72 LOU SHER MOBILE SERVICE STATION Efficient, Friendly Service Groceries 400 Allegheny River Blvd. Verona, Pa. Oakmont, Pa. C. E. Arthur and J. T. McGrail Proprietors Compliments of EATON FUNERAL HOME Oakmont, Pennsylvania Since 1895 HOAKSH LOIS' MAISON FREDERIC A Truly Modern Theatre In BEAUTY SALON Oakmont, Pa. Competent Operators Stephen M- Rodenoky Mgr' 411 Center Ave. Verona, Pa. Fifteen Years of Progress Lois Wagner, Prop. Oak. 1420 In This Community 73 C mpliments of THE ED GE WA TER STEEL C 0. 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