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H m. 1 D) MP ' J — . . IP " a F jttt ' W wr ■ A ' H Up ililiiiiiilii- . fjjiiiKKnjji e TC UNITES Th B £t t I Al 1934 Presented by JOHN T. CORKILL EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EDWARD V. OCELUS BUSINESS MANAGER 1934 THE BELLE AIR PUBLISHED BY THE SENIORCLASS OF VILLANOVA COLLEGE, VILLANOVA, PA. fOREWORD RETROSPECTION of College Days usually provokes reveries of pleasant memories. As years pass and we look back upon our college career, perhaps it may occur to us that some- thing more than studies made its impression upon our memory. We will recall personalities — friends and associates, pleasant occurrences and events, haunts we frequented. That these memories may be preserved; that at some future time we may relive these happy hours, we, the editors of the 1934 Belle Air, present this memorial to you. May it serve its purpose alwaysl COLLEGE Campus Administration CLASSES Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen ACTIVITIES Religious Athletics Publications Social ORGANIZATIONS Clubs Fraternities Drama Music RETROSPECTION 1? h Contents Dedicated To him, who has been our guardian and director .... To him, who by ceaseless effort has advanced the status of Villanova in the realm of scholastic education . . . To him, who has untiringly given to a full measure everything possible for the furtherment of Villanova .... To him, our democratic leader, and beloved President . . We, the Class of 1934, do fondly dedicate our annual. To VERY REV. EDWARD V. STANFORD, O.S.A., M.S., LLD. COLLEGE T— Villanova and rime A VIVID first impression, a lingering last look — whether we be entering or leaving — Villanova presents a fascinating paradox of ever-changing, yet permanent beauty, blended in its striking panorama of graceful architecture, distinctive atmosphere of campus life, and grandeur of seemingly boundless, flowing lawns and gar- dens. A glowing picture which arrests the eye and stirs the feeling to an appreciative enthusiasm. We sense the weight of tradition that surrounds the halls — the calm seren- ity of the old and sparkling vitality of the new. As we note the contrast an urge is prompted within us — a curio us desire to learn of the past that must truly have lived, to have left Villanova the rich heritage which it is now so proud to possess. Traditionally known as the Belle Air, this volume commemorates the historical day when the title of the famous Belle Air estate passed into the hands of the Augustinian Fathers, and became known as Villanova College. For thirty-eight years after the turn of the eighteenth century, these lands formed the estate of John Rudolph, a Philadelphia merchant. Named after the ancestral home of his father, Belle Air in Maryland, the estate became famed as one of the finest in east- em Pennsylvania. Shortly after the death of Mr. Randolph in 1838, Belle Air was offered at public sale. The Augustinian Order was at that time seeking a suitable site in the vicinity of Philadelphia for the establishment of a mother house, and consequently was quick to grasp the splendid opportunity of acquiring the desirable property. Negotiations were begun, and the tract of Belle Air was purchased on the day previous to that announced for the public sale, the title being granted to the " Brothers of the Order of Hermits of St. Augustine " for the sum of $18,000. On the memorable feast of St. Augustine, August 28, 1843, Father O ' Dwyer, O.S.A., cele- brated Holy Mass in the oratory of the mansion, dedicating the new monastery, and formally placing it under the patronage of St. Thomas of Villanova, be- loved for his saintly character and kindliness toward the poor. With such an inspiring begin- ning, Villanova took up the work of the higher education of Catholic youth. On September 18, 1843, classes opened with an attend- ance of six students, which THE ORIGINAL BUILDINGS Thirteen swelled to forty-five within two years. The faculty consisted of three priests and four laymen, who taught on the first floor of the Belle Air mansion. Early in the year 1844 the first new college building was completed, classes being transferred to it immediately. Shortly after, the first prospectus of the college was issued. In the summer of the same year, a new chapel was erected and blessed on Sep- tember I. At this time the Know-Nothing uprising was at its height in Philadelphia during which St. Augustine ' s Church was burned. Its reconstruction involved such an expense to the Order that classes were ordered suspended until the following year. Reopened in 1846, the first public commencement was held on July of the next year. At this time, Reverend J. A. O ' Dwyer O.S.A. was president, having as his asso- ciates Frs. Ashe O.S.A. , Kyle O.S.A. and Hartnett O.S.A. , and Messers Gibney and Ainsley, who were lay professors. In 1848, " An Act to Incorporate the Augustinian Col- lege of Villanova in the County of Delaware and State of Pennsylvania, " was enacted by the Legislature and signed by the Governor, Francis A. Shunk, giving the college a charter by which it was empowered to grant degrees. In the same year the present college seal was adopted and the Ecclesiastical School inaugurated. The oldest building on the campus at present, Alumni Hall, was completed by the half century mark, a year after which Fr. O ' Dwyer O.S.A., Villanova ' s first president, succumbed to a long illness. Fr. Hartnett O.S.A. was elected to succeed to the office. In the year 1855, the degree of Bachelor of Arts was conferred for the first time. A second financial storm swept Villanova in 1857, as a result of which classes were sus- pended for a period of eight years. In September, 1865, after the close of the Civil War, Villanova was reopened by the Fathers as a result of success in the missionary fields. Frs. Middleton, Fedigan and Coleman O.S.A. were successively appointed to the presidency, to be followed by Frs. Sheeran and McEvoy O.S.A. Following the celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the College in June, 1893, the Monastery and College Hall were erected, into which latter the Arts, Engineering and Pre-Medical Schools were incorporated. This great work was accomplished during the fifteen years of Father Delurey ' s presidency. Fr. Dohan O.S.A. succeeded him in 1910, to be followed by Frs. Dean, Driscoll, Hickey and Sullivan O.S.A., all of whom strove to further the now fast pace of Villanova ' s progress. The present St. Rita ' s Hall stands as but another testimony to the determination and undying courage of the Augustinian Fathers to achieve their aims. Its construction was occasioned by the destruction of its predecessor by fire in 1912. In the same year Corr Hall, which now houses the Seminarians, was begun. The long simmering fires of war broke out shortly, scorching practically every nation with its flames. With the entrance of our country into the strug- gle, Villanova became the site of one of the many training quarters which were established throughout the East. The decision rendered, peace returned to the world and once more the college resumed its normal atmosphere. ' - " f till ™ ; rix vj ■R -■-• . " J ; 1 } .. — ■ -— VILLANOVA IN li Fourteen MONASTERY FIRE, 1932 A school of Commerce and Fi- nance was inaugurated in 1922 to meet the demand fo r training in the business field. An increase in enroll- ment necessitated the erection of a new dormitory, Austin Hall, in 1925. A library containing over 30,000 vol- umes was incorporated in its east wing. An intensive program of devel- opment was initiated in 1926, when the Rev. James H. Griffin O.S.A. was elected president, a plan which has favorably progressed in spite of a series of disheartening disasters which have struck Villanova within the past few years. A ruinous fire leveled College Hall in January, 1928, destroy- ing student living quarters, classrooms and nearly all of the offices and records. Within an amazingly short time, however, the stately walls of modern Mendel Hall arose from the ashes, another tribute to the dauntless spirit of our educators and advisors. At the same time, to accommodate the ever-increasing numbers of new students, Fedigan Hall, our latest dormitory, was constructed. A strongly felt need for roomier quarters for the School of Commerce and Fi- nance, and adequate facilities for the proper physical development and recreational enjoyment of the college students, culminated in the opening of two magnificent struc- tures that more than satisfy those demands. The splendid new business building furnishes every convenience conducive to learning, while the gigantic field house has become the envy of many of the larger colleges in the East. Directly connected to the gym- nasium is a regulation type, tiled swimming pool. During the summer of 1932, the election of Rev. Edward V. Stanford O.S.A. as President marked the advent of a new administration. Hardly had the new officers en- tered upon their duties than they were called upon to cope with one of the most heart- rending misfortunes that had ever struck the campus. In August, the Monastery, home of the Augustinian Fathers for over half a century, was totally destroyed by another fire. Temporarily dispossessed of practically every belonging, the Fathers with charac- teristic patience and fortitude, took up temporary quarters in other parts of the col- lege grounds. Immediately work was begun on the erection of the new Monastery so recently completed. A beautiful Gothic structure, it is indicative of the spirit and deter- mination of the Augustinian Fathers. Truly does it offer the abode so deservedly theirs. Villanova has told its tale. Its story in time has been found to have been a truly full one; the more absorbing by reason of the manifold struggles from which Villanova has emerged the victor. The efforts of our beloved Fathers have not been in vain, for Villanova is now on the threshold that holds every promise of a glowing future. May we hope and pray that we may ever share in aiding our Alma Mater in her every undertaking, in order that succeeding generations of Catholic youth may be served in the interests of Him to Whom we owe all success. Fifte SUMMARY OF CHIEF EVENTS IN VILLANOVA ' S HISTORY Villanova founded Papal sanction Classes formed J Chapel blessed College closed College reopened First public commencement East college wing built ■ . . £ College incorporated J Monastery extended Bachelorship of Arts Mastership of Arts, ? College closed ) College reopened, College Catalogues first issued Commercial diplomas granted J Bachelorship of Science granted ) Gymnasium opened ) Main college building begun Main college building completed, Alumni Hall, Present Chapel dedicated, Celebration of the Golden Jubilee Dedication of Monastery and College Hall, now Mendel, Bachelorship of Science in Engineering granted Original Monastery consumed by fire 1 St. Rita ' s Hall begun f Corr Hall dedicated J Establishment of School of Science Occupation by soldiers Tolentine Academy renovated and rechristened Alumni Hall, Inauguration of School of Business Administration Austin Hall dedicated Disastrous Fire destroyed College Hall and Dormitories Modern Mendel Hall begun Fedigan Hall erected Mendel Hall dedicated School of Commerce and Finance completed Opening of new Gymnasium Monastery and Good Counsel Hall completely destroyed by fire, • New Monastery begun Dedication of New Monastery 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846 1847 1848 1852 1855 1857 1865 1871 1872 1873 1874 1887 1893 1901 1905 1912 1915 1917 1920 1921 1925 1928 1928 1928 1929 1930 1932 1932 1933 1934 Sixteen CAMPUS FROM the time of its foundation, it has always been the boast of Villanova as pos- sessing an extensive campus that is un- rivaled in beauty. Having as a nucleus for development the lawns and gardens of the Belle Air estate of John Randolph, years of carefully planned landscaping have made it the acme of natural grandeur, and architectural splendor. The following pages will offer to the reader a pictorial panorama of our Alma Mater. A poor attempt to reproduce the magnifi- cence that is so clearly portrayed when one beholds our Villanova in its natural vista. I Monastery... Recently completed, this im- pressive Gothic structure serves as a fitting abode for those illustrious men who have sacrificed their lives for the advancement of the Catholic ideal in education. Grotto t h I s beautiful miniature chapel, dedicated to the memory of that illustrious founder, St. Augustine, has always been one of the beauty spots of our campus. r £ -»■». ■ " ., ' m M - $ ! W Iftl Fv " £ , ■ . Jm: ' ' j t2i ' ■«■€ J ' , ' •j i|il ■. ■ ' ■ •-■» — - 1 f J! V ' J2 B • » f Viffl mm i ' . JAB s 1 P to % , « ds. ' : , iSbKiF l. ■ ■• . ' ' - v % ' -y ' V W3 4 «■ ...» Mendel i n c e 1929, when this extensive building replaced College Hall, it has provided accom- modations for the classes of the Arts, Science and Engi- neering Schools. L — j. m tl LH A P E L . . . Of solemn dignity and tradition, wherein the students have received spiritual comfort and solace through the years. i a—M ■PI i if i jm $ 1C • . . : -., ■ • v. • - ' ■v ST. MARY ' S HALL Donated to Villanova in 1912 by Mr. Bernard Corr, St. Mary ' s Hall provides a war- ranted abode for those young men training for the priest- hood. K? J r4 ft .■nW 1 ] V.jtjit ' £ § i ' " M »H ' ts. ' p » ?s ft w r « s XJ S J % J $ - J? RftdH I f. 985 Is. Commerce and Finance... The first of several new struc- tures to be completed in an extensive building program, the erection of this School in 1930 marked another ad- vance in Villanova ' s rise to scholastic distinction. Austin hall Dedicated in 1925, this build- ing serves as a dormitory for resident students. In its East Wing is incorporated the Col- lege library. I i if l ADMINISTRATION College Administration President VERY REV. EDWARD V. STANFORD, O.S.A., M.S., LLD. Vice-President REV. BERNARD M. ALBERS, O.S.A., A.M. Procurator REV. CHARLES J. MELCHIOR, O.S.A., A.M. Director of Studies REV. EUGENE A. MAUCH, O.S.A., A.M. Chaplain REV. CHARLES J. P. BROWN, O.S.A., A.M. HOW often does the debt of gratitude and apprecia- tion we owe to our professors crystallize into words of thanks and praise? For four years have they la- bored in acquainting us with that knowledge so necessary for success in the world today. For four years have they labored, instilling in us those ideals of Catholic education which are analogous with training at Villanova. It is therefore with an immense appreciation of the gratitude due to our professors that we leave our Alma Mater. If we but strive to carry out the principles which they have endeavored to imbue in us, and profit by their example to the best of our ability, we feel that we shall repay, in some small measure, the debt we owe to them and Villanova. Thirty-four VERY REV. EDWARD V. STANFORD, O.S.A., M.S., LLD. President Villanova College Trustees President VERY REV. MORTIMER A. SULLIVAN, O.S.A., S.T.L, LL.D. Secretary REV. FRANCIS E. TOURSCHER, O.S.A., A.M., D.D. Treasurer VERY REV. EDWARD V. STANFORD, O.S.A., M.S., LL.D. VERY REV. JOHN J. FARRELL, O.S.A., M.S. REV. CHARLES J. MELCHIOR, O.S.A., A.M. MR. PHILIP A. HART, LL.D., President Bryn Mawr Trust Co. MR. J. STANLEY SMITH, Esq. A COLLEGE, like any other large corporation, requires, if it is to be successful, that there be within its organization a group of indi- viduals to act as advisors in financial matters. The Board of Trus- tees was installed at Villanova to fulfill this most important duty. The administration early realized that for such a board to function efficiently, it was necessary that there be among its members men associ- ated with the outer world. Therefore we find two members of worldly experience, together with five leaders of the Augustinian Order constitut- ing this body. These men have labored faithfully and untiringly in discharging the all important financial duties of the college, and it is due in large measure to their efforts, that Villanova is able to provide us with that training so necessary for the success of the Catholic layman. It is our fond hope that in future years this page will enkindle within us that feeling of appreciation which is so undeservedly theirs. Thirty-six REV. BERNARD M. ALBERS, O.S.A, A.M. Vice-President " " ■ • VERY REV. JOHN J. FARRELL, O.S.A., M.S. Prior REV. CHARLES J. MELCHIOR, O.S.A., A.M. Procurator REV. EUGENE A. MAUCH, O.S.A.. A.M. Director of Studies REV. CHARLES P. BROWN, O.S.A., A.M. Chaplain Rev. Bernard M. Albers, O.S.A., A.M. Vice-President Prefect of Discipline Professor of Religion Whose efforts for the furtherance of Villanova, have won for him the un- dying gratitude of the students. William J. Barber, B.S. in M. E. Associate Professor of Mechan- ical Engineering Unassuming, but recognized as thoroughly versed in his field and conscientious in the teaching of it. Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, O.S.A., Ph.D., S.T.L. Dean of the School of Com- merce and Finance and Dean of the Summer and Extension School Professor of Economics A learned economist, his excellent leadership and genius have gained national recognition for him and his school. Rev. Frederick Brossler, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of German A versatile linguist, a lover of the classics, and an exemplary priest of God. Harry S. Bueche, B.S. in E.E. Professor of Electrical Engineering Thorough in lecture, ambitious for the school, and honestly interested in the welfare of his students. Forty-two Rev. Francis X. Coan, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Biology Having the responsibility of laying the -foundation upon which higher biological study is to be based, his thoroughness has greatly aided in the later success of many students. D. Barker Cook, B.S. in C.E. Instructor of Physics and Civil Engineering Brilliant in many subjects, and a true engineer in his ability to quickly diagnose his students and their work. Rev. John H. Crawford O.S.A., A.M. A learned physicist who, besides his work in the classroom and lab- oratory, found time to guide Villa- nova to the heights which she holds in intercollegiate sports. Rev. James Donnellon, O.S.A., A.M. Instructor in Physiology and Genetics Who, by his encouragement and example, has instilled a love for science in the hearts of his students. Rev. Joseph M. Dougherty, O.S.A., Ph.D., S.T.L. Dean of the School of Science Professor of Bacteriology and Histology A dean who has at heart the future interests of his every charge. Forty-three Patrick J. Dougherty, B.S.C. Professor of Banking and Finance His teaching ability. humorous digressions, and wide experience in the world of finance, establish him as one of the best in the opinions of the business men. John J. Ford, B.S., M.D. Professor of Human Anatomy A professor in the classroom, a man at heart, and a gentleman, whose friendly personality is esteemed by ail who know him. Antonio Franco, A.B. Professor of Spanish A linguist of renown, his practical experience is of great benefit to his students, who esteem him highly. Rev. Basilio F. Fresno, O.S.A., A.M., S.T.L. Professor of Spanish Whose combination of joviality and brains have made him the joy of his students, and the friend of all. Rev. James B. Gallagher, O.S.A., A.M., Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy A champion for Scholasticism, whose teaching ability, and obviat- ing of the difficult, have won for him the admiration of his students. Forty-four Martin L. Gill, A.B. Instructor in English and French Whom we are proud to feel as one of our own who has advanced so brilliantly. Rev. Thomas Gilligan O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Latin and Greek Cultural subjects, taught in a clear and forceful manner, have earned for him the respect of all his stu- dents, who have acquired an appre- ciation of the finer arts. William Gorman Instructor in Mechanical Arts One versed in the mechanical arts, who devotes his time and ener- gies in aiding the engineering stu- dents to acquire a practical knowl- edge of the intricacies of shop work. Rev. Howard A. Grelis, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Latin An authority on Latin literature, a servant of God, an inspiring teacher, a sincere friend, and an ever ready counsellor. Martin I. J. Griffin, Ph.D. Professor of English An able teacher and a real friend to the students throughout their College course. Forty-five I Rev. Paul F. Healey, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Philosophy A learned priest, striving to arm us with fhe true concept of philosophy. William C. Henry, B.S., LL.B. Professor of Business Law Whose whole interest is in acquaint- ing his students with the difficulties of legal procedure. Carl T. Humphrey, S.B., M.S., D.Sc. Dean of the School of Engineering Professor of Civil Engineering Esteemed by all with whom he romes in contact for his sincerity, his wisdom and his sense of humor. Joseph T. Jonas, A.M., M.O. Professor of Orel English Of briar pipe fame, desirous of placing Villanova high in the field of collegiate dramatics and debat- ing. August A. Kunzenbacher, A.M. Associate Professor of Chemistry One whose love for photography is only excelled by his devotion to chemical research. Forty-six Rev. Francis J. Ludwig, O.S.A., A.M. Instructor in Histology Father Ludwig is widely known on the campus. He is a worthy pro- fessor, an effective prefect and an enthusiast for all campus activities. Rev. Eugene A. Ma uch, O.S.A., Dean of the School of Arts and Letters Professor of Education A staunch and fearless advocate of Christian education, in which field he is a recognized authority. J. Stanley Morehouse, M.E. Professor of Mechanical Engineering Untiring in his efforts to impart his broad knowledge of engineering 1o the students in his charge. k ' li Rev. John T. McCall, O.S.A., A.B. Professor of Sociology A brilliant mind devoted to the ideals of Christian sociology, whose lectures have awakened us to the need of social reform. John McClain, B.S. Professor of Embryology The conscientious and serious atti- tude that envelops this professor undoubtedly accounts for his effec- tiveness as a teacher. Forty-seven Rev. Bernard McConville, O.S.A., A.M. Associate Professor of Philosophy Scholarly priest and professor, who was ever ready to listen to our difficulties and to advise us with wise and prudent counsel. Thomas J. McCormick, C.E. Associate Professor of Civil Engineering An acknowledged expert in engi- neering work, a clever professor, and an active ally to all students. William H. McHugh, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Education Sincerity is the keynote of his success in preparing students for the teaching profession. Rev. Edward B. McKee, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Religion An able priest, whose active in- terest in the welfare of his students has gained for him the admiration of all. Rev. John F. O ' Brien, O.S.A., A.M., LiH.D., S.T.L. Professor of English Ranking among the foremost scholars of Shakespeare, desirous of imprinting upon the minds of his students an appreciation of the literary masters. Forty-eight Rev. Michael J. O ' Donnell, O.S.A., A.M. Associate Professor of English A scholar, whose unassuming man- ner covers a mind of rare mettle. Rev. John S. O ' Leary, O.S.A., M.S. Professor of Mathematics Traditionally one of Villanova ' s greatest orators, a keen judge of character, and a strong and guiding influence in the education of Villanova ' s engineers. Jeremiah O ' Sullivan, A.M., Ph.D. Professor of French and History Well versed in all phases of His- tory; striving by constant research to acquaint his students more fully with the benefits of this most cultural subject. Francis W. Panepinto, M.S., Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry Learned scientist and author, his discoveries in the field of bio- chemistry have established him as an authority on this subject. Leo Schaefer, M.B.A. Professor of Accounting Friendly and unassuming, he has been prominently identified with the subject closest to his heart, ac- counting, for many years. A true friend of all with whom he has been associated as well as a wise coun- sellor. Forty-nine William SUvin, B.S. in C.E. Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering An able exponent of electrical theory and a splendid model for engineering efficiency. Rev. John A. Sparrow, O.S.A., A.M., LiH.D., S.T.L. Professor of Philosophy A leading Catholic philosopher, author of philosophical treatises, a brilliant teacher, who has the ability of combining his lectures with well founded humor. Harry A. Stuhldreher, A.B. Instructor in Physical Education A sincere friend, to whom is due much of the credit for the rapid growth of our Alma Mater ' s ath- letic renown. Rev. Francis E. Tourscher, O.S.A., A.M., D.D. Librarian Professor of Latin A priestly scholar of national re- nown, archivist, and author of wide reputation. Rev. John J. Vrana, O.S.A., A.M. Professor of Graphics Scholarly professor — sympathetic prefect — untiring in his efforts for the furtherance of all things Villanoven. Fifty The Student Council HAROLD HURLEY Chairman and the correction of abuses. THE student council consists of two elected members from the sophomore class, three from the junior class, the president of each campus fraternity, the editors of the Belle Air, the Villa- novan, the Villanova Engineer and the Mendel Bulletin; the presi- dent of the senior class, and two elected seniors. The last two hold the offices of chairman and vice-chairman, and a secretary is elected by the members. Though the outstanding function of the student council is to act as intermediary between the student body and the faculty, if has many other duties equally important. Perhaps we can best understand the nature and duties of the student council if we men- tion some of its problems and accomplishments of the past year. Soon after the opening of school, the student council had an important decision to make. For some time there had been a mis- understanding about the distribution of complimentary tickets to campus affairs. The group decided this matter to the satisfaction of all Then, when there was a change in schedule on the Philadelphia and Western, making it impossible to arrive at Villanova at the required time, it was by the efforts of this body that the time was advanced. And it was the student council also which held the great rally in the Auditorium, and burned the bonfire before the Temple game. Perhaps, however, the best illustration of the co-operation effected by the student council with the faculty was demonstrated in the poll conducted concerning the Thanksgiving recess. Many students were in favor of a curtailed Thanksgiving vacation and a prolonged Christmas period. When the stu- dent council was informed of this condition, permission to hold a vote on the question was secured, and after the result of the poll was announced, Father Stanford made the necessary change, lengthening the Christmas vacation. Thou gh often criticized, being the recipient of much unfavorable comment, when the circum- stances surroundinq any particular decision or problem are known and examined, such criticism is un- warranted and undeserving. The student council is an organization of which every Villanovan should be proud. This year especially has it done much in harkening to the pie is of the students and doing all in its power to satisfy them. To the members who composed that body we offer our sincere appreciation. Banmiller, Donahue, McGrath Seated— McFeeley, Harter, Hurley, Pres.; Walsh, Kelly Fifty-one School of Arts and Letters a REV. EUSENE A. MAUCH, Dean O.S.A., A.M. N SEPTEMBER 18, 1843, the inception of Villanova Col- lege with a faculty of three priests and four lay pro- fessors, and a student body of six, marked, thus humbly, the beginning of the School of Arts, Philosophy and Letters. By 1845, the number of this small group of students had in- creased to forty-five; and it needed but the recognition embraced in the awardal of a State Charter on March 10, 1848, to fully raise this School to the rank of a College, and enable it to confer degrees. The first honored recipients of the Bachelor of Arts degree were James T. Dooley and Henry C. Alexander, who were graduated in 1855. But little is known of the curriculum during this time except that " some of the boys read Cicero ' s Orations, and Virgil; there was a Greek class, and Master James P. Barr folbwed an advanced course in the Classics. " It is in- teresting to note that classes were held partly in ths study hall, and partly in the parlor of the building which is now known as Alumni Hall. In 1857 the College was forced to close because of a depression. However, it re-opened in 1865, having sixty-five students. At this time French, German, History and Politics were added to the cur- riculum. From this time on, the rise of the School was both rapid and successful. The only other change in the course of study came in 1905, which date saw the addition of Economics, Sociology and Pedagogy. Today, the Arts Department stands as the oldest and most revered school on the campus. Stead- fast in its adherence to Classical Standards, and secure in the results of its adherence, this School en- dures, a lasting monument to those principles which are the guide and mainstay of all culture and civilization. The Arts School deals not with the narrowness of specialization, nor with the vagueness of mere generalization. Rather is it concerned with the instillation of those principles, from which may flow all that is necessary for Truth, Beauty and Goodness. In a society which is continually changing, it is only the possession of these principles which can definitely insure the flexibility of mind so essential for the adjustment of the individual to his particular environment. Also, the education provided and imparted by the Arts Course is so universally funda- mental as to form a sound basis for any of the professions. For the past four years Reverend Eugene A. Mauch, O.S.A., has been Dean of the Arts School. Under his supervision and kindly guidance, it has risen to new heights of pedagogical excellence. It is our proud boast that the sound training afforded by our Arts School is second to none; and for the unremitting labors of Father Mauch in our behalf, we have much for which to be thankful. Thus do we turn another page in the history of the School of Arts. Through the long years, whether encountering the storms of depression or the ravages of fire, it has prevailed. All that is rich in the traditions of humanity, and all that is emblazoned in the checkered course of history, will always find a ready entrance into the hearts of men through the medium of this School. And the austere hand of Classicism, reaching unfalteringly across the ages, will continue ever to guide succeeding gener- ations to a better and fuller understanding of the meaning of Life. Fifty- two School of Technology CARL T. HUMPHREY, S.B., M.S., D.Sc. Dean WITH the inauguration of the School of Technology in 1905, the honor of being the first Catholic college in the East to offer Catholic students courses in Engineering was be- stowed upon Villanova. The Administration of that period felt the need of such a course, in order that they might afford Catholic students the opportunity of training in that field which was then coming into prominence. And when the college opened in the fall of 1905 courses in Civil Engineering were offered. Under the direction of Rev. Dr. Lawrence A. Delaurey, O.S.A., assisted by Prof A B Carpenter, E.E., C.E. (Lehigh), and Rev. J. J. Dean, O.S.A. the venture was successful from the outset. Encouraged by the manner in which the civil courses were received and the rapid progress being made in the field of Elec- tricity, the following year saw the inclusion of courses in Electrical tngmeenng. This course met with the same success » +(,» f i. j xi Technology was assured. s and +he permanency of the School of The year 1908 saw the inception of the Mprh,„v I c_ • of Prof. Frederick B. Seely, M.E (Worcester Tech ) t u- " J Ent 3 ' neer,n 9 Department. Under the direction reached the admirable position of its precedesso s H de P ! men+ Progressed rapidly and soon had Carl T. Humphrey M.S. Sc.D as Dean of the Sch I Tt f a ' S ° +hat marked the nt of of engineering, being associated with several ranT °l- lechnoloa -y- H ' s vast experience in the world ing held positions Harvard and Ml 7 ably USSlS K " Ms ■ hav " llnrJor U- -j j " Y m +or +he dischargement of his new duties Under his guidance advancement was rapid and in I9lfi +k„ jjv x n s new duties. Engineering definitely established Villanova ' s as one of he ll% addl+, ° x n T of a « urse in Chemical So rapid has been its rise that in some cirde tC was Itt ' l zz r™ilr f rJM the £ " 3£™. cation, if borne by the studenTalon ' d betracTaV fej« " rf 6 " ? ° f °? en 9 ering edu- the School of Technology, and constat addition of Y P rohlbl+lve - Therefore, the inauguration of prodigious monetary expense on th " part of A LZr TT fe ' +he laborat -ies Called for of determination which characterize " tWr every effort tvh $ - " f " ™ 1 man,festin 9 spirit and at the presen, tuition rates O ' JZ a „ obstacles: scholIs£%l V " fhe U ?l° — ™ anov ,s Although st cfalization Is theke te o ' it? s clTtC l ' r 9 ? w V™™ !n the country, jects has done much in elevating its status S 5 recent inclusion of religious and cultural sub- vating its status and affording the students a well rounded education who h k l9he n ° f P ai5 ! is due to Carl L Humphrey, M.S., Sc.D. who has been Dean for the past sixteen years. Under his guidance tand ina of h fu S m c a f ' , fS , grea+6St advances ' an d +he scholastic quarter due reco 9 n ition in every »t th ll TA ' - r 16 , 1 " havin 3 a man of su ch ability at the head of its techmcal school. Such leadership, supported by the dauntless spint and courageous determination manifested by the Fathers ,n the history of this school, should continue ever to retantor ,t the enviable position it now holds, and foster it in attaining even greater heights. Hfty-thr School of Science T REV. JOSEPH M. DOUGHERTY Ph.D.. S.T.L. D«an O.S.A., HE School of Science, of which we may justly be proud, is one of the youngest schools on the campus. Up to 1912 students who entered medical schools re- quired but a general college education. However, in this year, the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical As- sociation deemed it necessary to increase the entrance require- ments, in an endeavor to curb the dangers that were gradually endangering the profession. With this enactment, requiring a minimum of two years study in scientific subjects, students at Villanova found themselves unprepared for pursuing a medical career. However, the Augustinian Fathers, displaying the same spirit of progression which has ever permeated their actions, made plans to cope with the new difficulty. Accordingly, in the fall of 1914, the Rev. C. P. O ' Neil, O.S.A., Prefect of Studies, made provi- sions for those students in the School of Arts who desired to enter the field of medicine. With the addition of scientific subjects, the course was approved by the Board of Regents of the State of New York, and also met with the requirements of the various agencies recognized by the American Association of Medical Colleges, and the Federal Federation of the State Boards of Medi- cal Licensure, so that the students were fully prepared to enter the chief medical schools in the country. With the acquisition of such recognition, the enrollment increased rapidly, and in 1916, the pre-medical course severed connections with the School of Arts. Rev. Ruellan P. Fink was appointed Dean of the new department, and under his able and excellent leadership the school was successful from the outset. Laboratories were constructed and modernly equipped, and more advanced and thorough technical courses were added to the curriculum. Realizing the necessity also of complementing such technical study with courses that would develop the moral and esthetic powers of the individual, the following years saw the inclusion of courses in Literature, Modern Languages and P hilosophy in the curriculum. A very complete course in Ethics was also provided so that Catholic students might have a better understanding of the prin- ciples of Catholic morality, so essential in the life of the physician. Father Fink continued as head of the School of Science for ten years and under his direction the embryo school gradually developed to become one of the leading schools on the campus and one of the foremost pre-medical schools in the United States. When Father Fink was elected to the office of Vice-President in 1926, he relinquished his charge to the Reverend Joseph M. Dougherty, O.S.A., Ph.D., the present Dean. Having the betterment of the interests of the students always at heart, the school has continued to flourish under his direction. The addition of courses seldom found in pre-medical schools, such as Human Anatomy, Immun- ology and Food Chemistry have greatly aided in increasing the recogni- tion and prestige of this school. To Dean Dougherty and his school we extend our sincerest good wishes and hope that it will continue ever to retain the high position it now holds. Vj Fifty-four School of Commerce and Finance REV. JOSEPH C. HARTLEY, O.S.A., Ph.D., S.T.L. Dean CONDITIONS after the war found it necessary to have men trained and experienced in the workings of a highly devel- oped financial world. Villanova, mindful of this need, in- augurated for the first time in September, 1920, courses in the commercial science affiliated with the Arts School. Reverend George OMera, then Vice-President of the college, took charge of the newly formed school. Two years later, when the increase in students necessitated the addition of new facilities, the school was moved to Alumni Hall, severing connections with the Arts School and thus was formed the School of Commerce and Finance. With the formation of the new department, the Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, who a short time previous had completed his studies at the Catholic University in Wash- ington, receiving the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, was appointed Dean. In 1928 mid term students were first admitted, and although the other schools joined in trying this policy, it was considered impracticable. The inauguration of the Evening School in 1929, and the inclu- sion of business courses in summer session, proved new means to men and women wishing to receive their baccalaureate degree in business administration. A state accredited teaching course was incorporated in the school ' s curriculum in 1930 for those students wishing to teach business subjects. This new department has been received with such en- thusiasm and fervor that it has promises of expanding into a school of its own. A constant increase in the enrollment made evident to the authorities the necessity to provide more ample and suitable facilities. So in 1930 plans were drawn and the construction of the Commerce and Finance Building was begun. May, 1931 , found the new building completed with all the modern convenience of a perfect school. The Commerce and Finance Building was the first unit of a proposed quadrangle comprising Library, School of Commerce and Finance, and Refectory, with an Engineering Annex, but these efforts were used to build a new Monastery to replace the building destroyed by the disastrous fire of 1932. At the present time eleven professors teach 58 separate courses in the School, and major studies may be pursued in: Accounting, Economics, Education, English, Finance, Insurance, Law, Philosophy and Transportation. A prescribed schedule is prepared for the Freshman, but in the second year the stu- dent selects the subject in which he expects to major. This year in September, the Commerce and Finance School will celebrate its thirteenth anniversary. It is due entirely to the untiring efforts and the genius of Father Bartley that the school has grown to be the largest in numbers of all the schools on the campus, and has gained national recognition as one of the country ' s leading Business Administration Schools. To Father Bartley and his school we wish the greatest success. Fifty-fiv REV. PAUL M. JUOSON, O.S.A., A.M. Master The Theological School WITH the founding of an Ecclesiastical School at Villanova in 1848, all who wished to study for the priesthood could now do so without going abroad. The Theological School thus became the second school in Villanova ' s history six years after the founding of the Arts School. The first professor of the Theo- logical School was Father Harnett, O.S.A., who was also Vice- President of the College. He taught Theology and Moral Philoso- phy. Mr. Charles Egan, a native of Cork, Ireland, was the first cleric at this school. He was received into the novitiate on May 18, 1848. Close on the entering of Mr. Charles Egan came that of Michael F. Gallagher on the 15th of August in the year follow- ing, 1849. However, even though the Seminary was not established until 1848, a " Historical Sketch of St. Augustine ' s Church, Philadelphia, " by Reverend F. X. McSowan, clearly shows that Mr. Patrick A. Stanton was a theological student at Villanova in 1847. It is also related that between the years of 1857 and 1865 twenty-seven young men were taught at Villanova for the priestly calling. The first ordination to be held at Villanova took place on All Saints day, 1857, when Brother Peter Crane received this distinction. From the records compiled by Father Middleton in his Histori- cal Sketch of Villanova College, it is learned that five hundred and thirty-one students were enrolled between the opening of the school and 1893. In 1865 the curriculum of the school included courses in Logic, Metaphysics, Ethics, Natural Religion, Moral and Dogmatic Theology, Canon Law, Church History, Sacred Scriptures and Liturgy. The re- gents in charge of the school from that time on were: Father Neno, O.S.A., who was succeeded by Father Middleton, O.S.A., followed by the Augustinian Fathers Locke, Tourscher, Hickey, who is now Assistant General of the Order, Kavanaugh, and the present regent Father Diehl. To a great extent the success of Villanova College depends upon the efforts of the Theological School. Almost the entire faculty of the college is drawn from the graduates of this Seminary. And to the present, the Theological School has not failed in producing the best of professors and in- structors. In the noble work to which this school is dedicated, we feel sure that with the continued blessing of God it will further increase both in circumstance and effect; which latter can only be measured in that final reckoning which deals with the worth and virtue of civilizations. Fifty-six t Summer and Extension Schools REV. JOSEPH C. BARTLEY, O.S.A., Ph.D., S.T.L. Dean OVER a period of more than seventeen years, Villanova has offered her facilities and faculty for collegiate instruction to the hundreds of Sisters of many religious communities in Pennsylvania and adjoining States. This has been accomplished mainly through the agencies of the Summer and Extension Schools. These Schools aim to provide a general college education and a professional training for the Sisters who intend to teach in the parochial school system. In order that the teachers in the secondary schools would be better fitted for the teaching profession, the Legislature of the State of Pennsylvania, in 1918, passed a bill demanding that High School teachers possess a collegiate degree from some recognized college or university. Sensing the enactment of such legislation, the Fathers of Hva AnH.icKm-n rwi John W. Hall.h.n Catholic GM ' s High ' schocl in PhLtlplT " " " ' " " ° " " ' " " c, me qui( . »a Sy f or v fl ,, sis..™ M Z7j:JX£T4t™ir m op,,ra,,on ' i( soon b - Although the Summer School Is particularly adapted to the educational needs of the SlcW L honor, which have been , ((o in.d ,s a result dffi unt ing.ff™, tefcepHonal fl d " ' severance. To you. Father Bartley. and vour Schools w. Hi. n. ,, ' „( oS P l ,. ' X and P er - carrying forward the wort so nobly begun by feAugus ' tinian fhers . ' " mh " " ' " ' " " ' " Fifty-seven C L A o o t o SENIORS THOMAS F. McFEELEY REV. FRANCIS J. LUDWIG, O.S.A. WILLIAM A. SIRICA President Moderator Vice-President JOSEPH J. MORRISON JOSEPH J. NEYLON Secretary Treasurer Class Message THE time of graduation should be a happy one for it marks the culmination, for many of us, of our educational careers. However, even for those who intend to pursue advanced studies, it marks the end of pleasant days spent at Villanova — and yet, happy though we should be upon the reaching of one of the most important periods in our lives, we are sure a feeling of sorrow pervades each and every one of us. It seems but such a short yesterday that we entered these portals, but for four long years have we been striving to attain the ideals which Villanova implants in the hearts of its students. As we leave, we sense our responsibility. We are Villanova graduates, and as such we shall be looked upon as examples of Villanova training. Therefore, it is our duty to always live in conformity with those principles which the Augustinian Fathers have taught us, and truly will success be ours. To our Alma Mater, may she continue ever to prosper and flourish in the cause +o which she is so nobly dedicated. Si«ty-lwo SENIOR HISTORY ON THE day that we first entered Villanova, to be numbered among the ranks of the Seniors seemed to be a bright vision which would be an age in becoming an actuality. But looking back upon those first days as Freshmen seems to be retrospecting only into the last few weeks. The years have flown by on wings, and there is not one among us who would not call them back if he could. The long years to which we eagerly looked forward have shortened miraculously, and have thrust us onto the threshold of a new life with hardly a warning. If we could relive those magic days when we first walked the campus in our dinks and sported very chic squares of cardboard for our better identification! The upperclassmen, from the Sophomores to the Seniors, seemed to be men upon a higher plane, to which it was to be our main endeavor to lift ourselves. And if we forgot for a moment that they were, for any length of time, a race apart from the ignoble " frosh, " we were soon reminded of it by a very vigilant Vigilance Committee, assisted by the entire upper class body, and the largest class of Freshmen that Villanova ever had was very effectively kept in the place of Freshmen at any properly vigilanteed college. We had been frightened by hoarse threats of being made to wear our " regs " until the end of May, but, intoxicated by the smashing finish of the football season, the upperclasses softened, admitted us to full fellowship, and a lack of regs a short time after the close of the season. Our one day athletic meet with the sophomores proved to be a great success for everyone, including us, until the fatal tug-of war. It is still a mystery to us how a mere handful of Sophomores were able to drag over a hundred and fifty frosh through the muddiest pond within gun-shot of Villa- nova. Some of the less responsible spirits in our class have, for the last three years, persistently circulated the story that a pair of Fords had been tied to the other end of the line which had been hidden by the crowd of spectators who had come to see some of us take a ducking. However, we scout the notion; but if there is ever a class reunion, and someone from the preceding class admits that he was the one who tied those cars to the end of the line, at that reunion, the college pond is going to receive a customer who should have been dragged through years before. After the mid-year recess we assumed the dignity of a duly organized class. O ' Connell, Scanlon, McGraw and McGee were elected President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer respectively; and the class began to plan to enter the formal social field at Villanova. In the late spring we held the Frosh Hop, the last of those time hallowed affairs to be given by a Freshman class at Villanova. Those who know sneaked up to us weeks later, after all the fuss had died down, and told us for our private ears that it was the bes t of the frosh hops, by at least two arguments. When we returned to college after an anticipatory summer we could hardly be distinguished from the seniors, we were so imbued with our own knowledge and importance. The frosh of that year hadn ' t a chance. They were put in regs, and kept there meek as mice until we pleased to let them off, which was immediately after they had beaten us rather badly in the annual Soph-Frosh games. We had looked forward to treating the Frosh to an initiation which would surpass ours of the preceding year. We had been liberally treated to fur coats of molasses and feathers, beaten up a bit, and then marched in our pajamas to Bryn Mawr, stopping more traffic than a president ' s funeral. Upon our arrival we per- formed in a dozen ways for the amusement of the college, the town, and a few girls from Bryn Mawr. Who could forget the Riley-Zaff match? The Shakesperean soliloquy of Rourke? The hundred other inanities which made the night a success from all angles but ours? And with such experience to support us we intended to give the frosh something to remember us by. We did. A tea party! The party was a great success, especially the theft of most of the ice-cream with which the Frosh were stuffed! The following day the scandal was stopped upon the discovery of the missing ice-cream in the college Sixty-three refrectory ' s ice-box, where it had been placed by mistake. Anyway, we all had some for lunch the next day. The athletes of the class had by this time proved themselves Varsity material, and among them Tom O ' Donnell, Toby Cavanaugh, and Whitey Randour had pre-empted posts on the team, and held them for their three seasons of Varsity play. The Basketball team had three of our class in the lineup, and we didn ' t slight the baseball team either. Several of us made the squad, and developed into good men on the field, especially the same Toby Cavanaugh, who cinched his berth at short for the next three years. Our second venture into the social world at Villanova was during the spring Sports Dance held jointly with the Frosh. It was a success, but everyone looked back to the first dance of our college career as dance givers with regret. Our third year rolled around with surprising speed, and we found ourselves able to look upon the incoming Frosh as mere children when compared with us lordly Juniors. The sport of baiting the Frosh was, to us, only for the more immature minds of the Sophomores, for whom we had a good natured tolerance as the Frosh of last year. Our superiority complex was quickly stripped from us, however, when we hit our first exams, and awoke to the realization that only a year separated us from tnat status which we had so coveted when we were Freshmen. It was our Junior year that saw us begin to have an active insight into the outside world which was being whirled nearer at a startling rate by every turn of the earth which saw another day pass. The class officers elected for the Junior year had been Bill OPrey, President, Ed McBride, Vice- President, Frank Ditchey, Secretary, and Jim Crowley as Treasurer. Elections saw bitter strife for the few days preceding the casting of the ballots, and the year had ended before the smoke cleared away. Junior week rolled around, and Al Gagliardi was appointed as Chairman of activities. Under his enterprising direction, the week, which we had all looked forward to from our freshmen days, was a great event. The Traditional Blazer Ball which preceded the Prom was a colorful one, and the Prom itself, with music by the famous band of Phil Emerton, was a Junior Promenade which the entire class will remem- ber as long as they think of college Proms. The blazers seemed to push us right into our Senior year, and to us for three years the wearers of blazers were Seniors, and to have blazers ourselves was to be almost one of the elect. The first day of registration for upperclassmen saw the class gathered for their last year together. We had been friends and classmates for three years, and the sudden realization that the last short year of our four years of comradeship was beginning sobered us all, and seemed to make the Seniors gather together as if they had no other friends in the world. In a few days the feeling that the precious hours of friendship must be savored to the full began to wear off, as we realized that we had settled into merely another year of work, even though it was our last. Officers had been elected before we left at the end of Junior year, and a complete change Sixty-four had taken place. Tom McFeeley was president, Bill Sirica was vice-president, Joe Morrison was secretary, and Joe Neylon was treasurer. Under their guidance we emerged from our four years of organized life with a credit in our treasury and a long list of activities upon which to look back. The football team of our senior year promised to be just about the best of them during our college days, and the mainstays of it were from among us. Whitey Randour was Captain, and one of the best halfbacks in the country. He was picked by several of the All-America boards, and was unanimously picked as the best in the East. His scoring led the backs of the major Eastern colleges for the 1933 season. Toby Cavanaugh was quarter, and all of us who saw him play this season, and cheered our throats raw at the Temple game, will always remember him as the coolest man on the field; and the headiest field-general that any college ever had the luck to have running their ball-club. Vince Zizac, the Grizzly Bear of Fedigan, stood as a medium sized rock wall for opposing backs to wear themselves down on, and Tom O ' Donnell and several others played the season ' s string out as members of our last team. Next year there will be not one of us left, and we like to remember all who put their courage and brains to the service of Villanova. The year turned the corner of midyear exams, and we found ourselves, much to our surprise, looking graduation in the face and wishing that it were just a few more weeks away so that we might spend that pitifully small fraction of the years to come with our friends who had become almost necessary to us after four years of pleasant companionship; for work shared, and of fun shared; of trouble and laughter, so mixed as to make almost a kaleidoscope of our emotions. We had scrapped and played and studied with each other, and to be almost torn apart by the end of our college life was a tragedy. The Senior Ball was a salve, for a time, to our unrest and regret, and under the guiding hand of Don Redington was a wonderful finish to four years of social activity. We enjoyed every minute of it, and hope that in the future we can a I meet again to dance at a continuation of our Senior Ball. Examinations came around w,m pienty of starch in them, but our four years of work srood up for us, and we were able to pass them to the satisfaction of everyone. For us, college had ended. We have spent four years at Villanova, and have seen wonderful improvements. The Monastery, the Gymnasium, and the Commerce and Finance school have all been erected during our years. We have a feeling of kinship with the college, since we have watched a remarkable development during our stay, which makes the parting more difficult. To the incoming Seniors we extend our greeting, and only regret that it is not we who are the class which is going up another rung in the ladder of college years. Our college has given us a training which has been imbued with Catholic principles, and she has given us friends who are what men should be. There is no more to ask of her; we can only say good-by. Sixty-five LOUIS EDWARD ABBATE Bachelor of Arts FORDHAM PREP. N. Y. C. Vigilance Committee; Junior Prom Committee; Senior Ball Committee; Glee Club I; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4: Palmer Club 3, 4; Belle Air Staff, Snapshot Editor 4. THE moment Lou made his first appearance on the campus, he won the friendship of all his classmates. Lou could always be counted on to lend a helping hand. Even when days were darkest, his humor always brought instant smiles on the faces of his listeners. None of us will ever forget his side-splitting gestures and mannerisms which invariably ac- companied his descriptions and stories. He was indeed a true friend of all. This ever happy lad intends to study law, and we, his classmates, wish him every success. May you have God speed, Lou. JOHN LOUIS ACAMPORA Bachelor of Science in Biology FORDHAM PREP. N. Y. C. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; Dance Commitee 4; Junior Blazer Committee 3. CINCERE in friendship, conscientious in study — with such propensities, it is possible to vanquish any obstacle on the high-road to success. Since Johnny first trod on the campus, never has he displayed any other traits except those which would endear him in the hearts of his friends. Quietly and efficiently he has completed four years in prep- aration for a career in medicine. Knowing John, one would vouch for his success in his chosen profession, for his proven qualifications warrant rapid and lasting laurels. Sixty-six JOHN J. ANDERTON Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering ST. JOSEPH ' S HIGH SCHOOL OIL CITY, PA. Phi Kappa Pi I, 2, 3, 4; A. S. M. E. 3, 4; Villanova Engineer Staff 3; Freshman Track. AS THE representative of " Oil " City, Andy knows any- thing and everything about the production and advan- tages of any form of petroleum. If he chooses that particular field for the exploitation of his technical genius, as we secretly surmise he will, he is sure of warranted success and leadership. Though John is well-read and most interested in that subject, he, by no means, allows it to dominate his sparkling conversation. He is a recognized wit, a true friend and sportsman, and a cosmopolitan speaker on the topics of the day. Andy has a striking and impressive personality, which, together with his ability thoroughly to apply himself, speaks loudly in promising a brilliant future. ROBERTO ANDRACA Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering COLEGIO DE LA SALLE HAVANA, CUBA A. I. E. E. 4. o F |F THAT quiet dignity and hospitable gentility so often associated with the more balmy latitudes, the " Senor " is a fine example. Unassuming by nature, his genuine friend- liness won sincere regard, and he was soon drawn from his reserve into the companionate intimacy of his classmates. In his occasional contributions in the line of dry humor, they find the utmost enjoyment, and his reliability and generosity have raised him high in their unanimous esteem. As a stu- dent, Bob is the conscientious, persistent type, a patient worker who inevitably produces lasting results. We shan ' t hesitate to recommend the possessor of such diversified qualities as a perfect friend, and a skilled engineer. Sixty-seven RAYMOND CAESAR BARATTA Bachelor of Science in Biology POUGHKEEPSIE HIGH SCHOOL POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; Dance Committee 2; Band I, 2, 3; Villanovans 2, 3; Symphony Orchestra Di- rector 2, 3; Glee Club Director 3; Belle Masque I; Freshman Dance Committee; Junior Prom Committee. LJAIL our class music ian! To Ray goes the distinction of being the most accomplished virtuoso in our ranks. His knowledge of the personalities of music as well as the technical phases of this art, was unequalled at Villanova in many years. Ray also made his presence felt in other channels; delving in class and campus politics, he was a loyal supporter of his friends and was unwavering in his purpose to see them through. With such a personality as is inveterate to Ray, we recog- nize a man who will never taste the dregs of anchoritism, for his activities are indicative of a full and enterprising future. JOHN DANIEL BARLOW Bachlor of Science in Biology HIGHTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL HIGHTSTOWN, N. J. North Jersey Club 3, 4; Choir 4. XA ITH his college career half completed, John entered Villanova as a member of the Junior class. Under the disadvantage of making new friends at such a late moment, Johnny, through his uprighteousness and enthusiasm, was soon to gain a nook in the hearts of his fellow students, as well as the admiration of the members of the Faculty. We are sorry that he did not join us in our Freshman year, but paradoxically we are glad that he came when he did, for we were then capable of appreciating the stoical manliness that lies in his beneficent nature. We hesitate in saying fare- well — we dislike the parting — with a sincere wish for all that may mean anythinq to your ultimate attainment, we bid you, Johnny, a fond adieu. Sixty-eight VICTOR LEO BARR Bachelor of Science In Mechanical Engineering NORTHEAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. A. S. M. E. 2, 3, 4; President, 4; Vice-President 3. A LLOW us to present " Vic " Barr, a staunch friend, stead- fast scholar, and social satellite. His many and varied interests center mainly in an odd mixture of social and technical activities. As a familiar figure at the college dances, it has become quite evident that his favorite tune has long been " Ramona. " At the same time, his knowledge of motor car engineering has gained him much distinction. In the latter portion of his college career, Vic has had much experience in an executive capacity, holding several high offices in engineering organizations. That fact, coupled with an inherently clever mechanical propensity, gives him an unusual advantage, starting him well on the road to glamorous achievements. PAUL VINCENT BARROW Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; Secretary 4; Belle Masque 3, 4; Band Manager 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Football I, 2, 3, 4; Inter-Frat Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Phi Kappa Pi Tennis 2, 3, 4. EVEN tempered, nothing seems to disturb Paul ' s serenity. With indifferent mien he could watch some one else escort his friend to the Senior Ball, and face a surprise quiz in Organic as though it were a daily occurrence. He possessed a keen sense of humor which was of the dry rather than the boisterous type. Although boxing is his forte, he will best be remembered for his appearance in a basketball game wearing nile green garters. The loyalty of Paul ' s friends is indicative of the qualities which will carry him to whatever goal he s- ' ts ■for himself. Sixty-nine ALBERT J. BARTOLO Bachelor of Science in Biology BOYS ' HIGH SCHOOL BROOKLYN, N. Y. Assistant Business Manager of the Belle Air 4; Holy Name Society 2, 4. IN WAVERING in the pursual of knowledge and undefer- ring in purpose, Al is one of our serious students as well as a most apt pupil. With a magnanimity of mind, he faith- fully carried out his preparation for his future career in medical study. Outstanding in the classroom, he was also one of our entertainers in the interim between classes, and made our evenings full of mirth. We are sorry that the parting time has come to a realiza- tion. We bid him a fond farewell and look for phenomenal results from one of our most gifted scholars. JOSEPH JAMES BASTIAN, 3rd Bachelor of Science in Economics VINCENTIAN ACADEMY ALBANY, N. Y. Holy Name Society, President 4; Varsity Club 3, 4; Vigi- lance Committee 2; Albany Club 1,2, 3, 4; Vice-President 2, President 3; Boxing Committee Chairman 3; Stadium Manager 3, 4. j— |IS friends are legion, is perhaps the best way to describe big, genial, warm-hearted Joe. One of Villanova ' s great- est supporters, Joe was always there to lend his helping hand to any campus activity. His own accomplishments are many and varied, ranging anywhere from stadium manager to President of the Holy Name Society. Besides his practical side, " Jo-Jo " possessed a great sense of humor and rare dramatic talent which will long be remembered by his many friends. And, as we look back on our college days, such friends as Joe will surely afford us our fondest memories of Alma Mater. Seventy SALESIAN INSTITUTE LUKE BERARDI Bachelor of Science in Biology MOUNT VERNON, N. Y. Inter-Dorm Baseball I, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Golf Team. IN ANY man geniality bespeaks itself; fellow consistently, it is indicative of Luke has always been exemplary for the trait and was ever a real fellow. He is one of our embryonic physicians himself in a thorough and diligent manner, attitude of good fellowship inculcated in goes into the realm of medicine. We bid are cognizant of a sunny career looming which he makes his way. when found in a i fine personality, possession of this and has prepared With a distinctive his makeup, Luke him farewell and on the horizon to : ' l ; FRANCIS JOSEPH BERGER Bachelor of Science in Economics OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL OLD FORGE, PA. Wilkes-Barre Club I, 2, 3, 4, Vice-Presiednt 4. THE fact that he calls himself " Boiger " and has a few other pronunciations which seem odd, won ' t interfere with his success. The only thing out of place in Boig ' s makeup is his glum look. At times he is as cheerful as a pants presser in a nudist camp. Despite his eccentricities he is a good sort of fellow, and his willingness to help a friend whenever possible gained for him a host of friends. Question: With what Prof, did " Boig " play tennis at about dawn during the spring days? Seventy-one HENRY BOBERTZ Bachelor of Science in Economics NEWARK PREP NEWARK, N. J. Spiked Shoe Club 2, 3, 4: Track I, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country, I, 2, 3, 4, Captain 2, 3; Football Trainer I, 2, 3, 4. " r OC " is endowed by nature with a retiring disposition and a droll sense of humor, which makes him a wel- come member of any campus group. His real claim to fame, however, was his work in the stadium during the football season. We can easily call to mind a picture of a running figure, firmly grasping a little black case, when the whistle blew for a time-out respite. His intimates are few, but his friends are many, and that his departure will be noted by many of his campus associates speaks well for the high regard he attained in his four years at Villanova. JAMES M. BOYLE Bachelor ot Science in Electrical Engineering WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PENNA. Phi Kappa Pi I, 2, 3, 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Intra-Mural Sports Committee 3, 4. IIM may rightfully be termed the " Moses of the Dayhops, " for it was he who finally led them out of the land of athletic-bondage and obscurity. As their representative on the Intra-Mural Committee, and manager of their different sports teams, he did much to awaken the day students in- terest in intra-mural athletics. His ability to handle the fellows diplomatically and have everybody satisfied will surely be a great aid to him when he goes out into the Cruel Woild. Seventy-two HENRY BRODSKY Bachelor of Arts OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. H Day Hops Club 2, 3, 4; Stroke Club 4. ENRY came from that arch-rival Temple. In spite of such an unpromising beginning, he has made a definite place for himself in the Senior ranks. He is a quiet, likable chap whose humor never gets ruffled, and whose good nature is a never failing source of relief when things get a little bor- ing. A most sincere and conscientious student, he has been on the honor roll of the Arts School for the past two years. Henry intends to enter the world of finance, though medi- cine may yet claim him as her own. Regardless of his choice we feel certain that with the continued studious application displayed by Henry with us, success will crown his every undertaking. EDMOND D. BURKE Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4: A. S. M. E. 2, 3, 4. CD combines dignity, and bearing of self with an applica- tion to duty that bodes well for the future. He has drawn attention upon himself by speaking seldom, then with care as to the significance of what he was saying. In the time he spent with us it did not take long for one to realize, that to add to the weight of a fine scholastic record was the fact that a quiet man is often in a better position to advance his interests. And his fine scholastic record indicates that he is well prepared to advance his interests after graduation. May fortune smile on you, Ed. Seventy-three JOHN FRANCIS BURKE Bachelor of Science in Economics MT. CARMEL TOWNSHIP LOCUST GAP. PA. Coal Crackers 2, 3. 4; ISO lb. Football Team I; Track I. THEY smiled when he got up to speak. But he showed them what a beautiful brogue he had acquired through the Irish Brogue Correspondence Course. By looking at his picture you can tell that his name is not a counterfeit with which the ordinary person has no business monkeying. John possesses, in no small degree, that sense of humor which is so characteristic of his race; and his pleasing per- sonality and congenial disposition have made him well liked by all who knew him. All the characteristics which are neces- sary for success are manifested in him, and we feel assured that he will succeed where others failed. Best wishes, John. ROBERT J. R. BURKE Bachelor of Science in Economics RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL RIDGEWOOD, N. J. North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4; Blazer Committee 3, Chairman; Inter-Dorm Baseball 2, 3, 4; Inter-Dorm Football 2, 3, 4; Inter-Dorm Swimming 4; Inter-Dorm Bowling 2, 3, 4; 1 5X3 lb. Football 3. DOB has told us that his hobby is " messin around. " (As if we had to be told.) Anyone who knows friend Robert is entirely familiar with his definition of these terms, not to mention the activities which the expression encompasses. Any scheme involving anything from a needle to an anchor, will find " Red, " either the instigator of it, or an able lieutenant in its execution. Bob, possessing a really pleasant personality, will probably make that grin of his, which is an integral part of each of his pranks, pay dividends from the juries when he hangs out his shingle as an LL.B. Seventy-four WILLIAM PETER BURT Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL Phi Kappa Phi 2, 3, 4; Spiked Shoe Club I, 2, 3, 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Belle Air 4, Associate Editor; Track I, 2, 3, 4. DILL injects a large amount of precision and zealous effort into all his undertakings. Indulging in his favorite sport, track, he strives and strains, while clearing the bar, for an added fraction of an inch; his scholastic endeavors, too, are unusually complete and fruitful. Despite this earnestness and will to advance, Bill has been a frequent source of much mirth. His witty, dry remarks in class have become tradi- tional. Charitable, dependable, and congenial, he has all the essentials of a true friend and companion. Determined, patient and resourceful, he has the qualities demanded of a successful engineer. You don ' t need it — but anyway — Best of Luck, Bill. J? ■ f a SAMUEL BURTOFF Bachelor of Science in Biology NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. ( " FTEN the butt end of practical jokes, the " Baron " had the ability and good nature really to " take it, " for never did he give into any feeling of resentment or show anger, although at times, we would feel that he were justi- fied if he had done so. He hid a serious demeanor beneath an impressive smile, which carried a note of contagion, for in the " Baron ' s " presence there was always a wealth of mirth. His work in the classroom was the envy of many. A con- sistent worker, deliberate in thought and action, we feel sure that his will be attainment of the highest degree. Seventy-five MARTIN LEONARD CAINE Bachelor of Science in Biology NAUGATUCK. CONN. NAUGATUCK HIGH SCHOOL Connecticut Club 3, 4; Dance Chairman 4; Assistant Base- ball Manager I, 2, 3. CEW are those who have not heard of the antics of the inimitable " Senator. " Known by everyone, he is a true campus figure, and distinguished himself in his Senior year by demonstrating to the steward, the gentle art of arrang- ing a tasty cuisine. Since there is nothing that gives him a moment of anxiety or worriment, he is a rare person and a jolly companion. It will be hard to see him leave us, but in future years, when he holds an enviable position in the affairs of the State of Connecticut, we will be proud to point to one of our class- mates, who was always distinguishable by his senatorial car- riage and fastidious fashion. JOSEPH PATRICK CALLASHAN Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4: A. I. E. E. 1 , 2, 3, 4, President 4; Chairman Owl Hop 4; Villanova Engineer Staff 4. TO THE eye, Joe ' s appearance is lastingly impressive. Carefully attired, spritely in manner and engagingly pleasant, he has been one of our better known Seniors. Appearances don ' t often lie, and so we find within a reflec- tion of that vivified exterior; a wholesome and jocular per- sonality, cleverly energetic, with a particular acumen for involved theory. In this year ' s Owl Hop we find a reliable witness for Cal ' s social propensities. Its acknowledged success was due muchly to the ingenuity with which he directed it. Let us assure you, he had an ample supply of the observation so necessary in such an undertaking. On bidding farewell, Joe, we have unstinted confidence that your attainments in the teaching profession will be en- viable ones. Seventy-? HAROLD CANTER Bachelor of Science in Biology OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Villanovan I, 2; Blazer Ball Committee 3. TORN between two interests while with us, Harold seemed to be possessed of that determined spirit which enabled him to do both well; the interests being the exposition of various scientific theories and playing bridge. It was along the former line that he devoted most of his attention and centered greatest enthusiasm. Possessing a wealth of knowl- edge, he was one from whom you could seek information and usually he would have a ready answer. Widely read, with a keen common sense philosophy, his discussions on timely topics always secured an interested audience. Though of unassuming and reserved character, one can note in him those things which carry men to the " purple heights. " SAMUEL J. CAPE Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Am. Soc. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Vilanova Engineer 3, 4. THE indiscriminate use of adjectives where they are not warranted is a common fault, but no breach of good usage is pr esent when one calls Sam dependable, reserved and diligent. Sam and good work are almost as inseparable as he and the pipe which has become his trade mark. His association with us has been a pleasure throughout the past four years. If his work as " chief of party " on our surveying jaunts is any criterion, then his success in engineer- ing is assured. His services are sure to be as desired in the future a they were just before the Heat Engines classes. Seventy-seven MICHAEL THOMAS CAPPOLA Bachelor of Science in Biology PHILADELPHIA, PA. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL Day Hop Club 4. A LTHOUGH few are actually aware of it, Mike is pos- sessed of a deep-seated humor. Solemn in the classroom, once in a group beyond its doors, he assumed an entirely different nature. We shall always remember his card tricks, for although oft imitated and closely watched, he could make the cards disappear and re-appear in such a manner as would rout a professional magician to scorn. Mike is known to us all as a serious student and as such, we must identify him. Perhaps there was no other student in the class who worked so diligently as he. If he perseveres in diligence as he has done in our midst, there is little doubt that he will surmount all difficulties on his way to the top. ANTHONY BERNARD CARDONE Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL N. Y. C. clc I, 2, 3. B IG in everything but stature, Tony has been a familiar campus figure for the past four years. The possessor of a keen sense of humor and a sparkling wit revealed by his broad friendly smile, he could become serious when the occasion demanded. This was shown by his performance in the classroom where his serious attitude always predomi- nated. Tony expects to enter law school in the fall and with his departure go our best wishes for a fruitful career. Seventy-eight JAMES JOSEPH CARNEY Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA. PA. Phi Kappa Pi I, 2; Villanova Chemical Eng. Soc. I, 2, 3, 4; A. S. C. E. 3, 4; R. C. H. S. Club I, 2; Philadelphia Catholic Club 2, 3; Intra-Mural Baseball 3, 4; Infra-Mural Football 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Basketball I, 2, 3, 4. IIM will always be remembered as the fellow with the per- petual smile. He possesses the happy faculty of finding something funny .in the most serious things. By his own confession his favorite hobbies are, stealing Bill Devenney ' s girls and annoying Paul Barrow. Athletically, he was one of the mainstays of the Chemical engineers famed (?) basket- ball team, and also excelled for the Mendel Dayhops team. Scholastically, he was a good student and was noted for his ability to bear down when the situation became serious. Lots of luck, Jim. JAMES CARR Bachelor of Science in Economics NORTHEAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Tennis Team 4; Junior Prom Committee 3; Turf and Tinsel Club 4. P OSSESSINS a winning smile and a pleasing personality, Jimmie has won for himself a place in our hearts. Always a staunch supporter of Villanova and her various activities, he has willingly given his time and energy to help us attain success in our dramatic, athletic and social functions. Dur- ing the past season Jim guided the destinies of the tennis team, and his wholehearted interest greatly aided in the retention of this team ' s great athletic standing. In parting we know his many friends will miss him, but assure him of their best wishes. Seventy-nine JOSEPH FRANCIS CARROLL Bachelor of Science in Economics SAINT PETERS PREP. JERSEY CITY, N. J. North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4; Senior Ball Committee 4: Water Carnival Committee 3; Mgr. J. V. Basketball 4; Infra-Mural Volley Ball 4. QUIET and modest, Joe joined our ranks in the spring of ' 31. The very fact that he is completing the course in three and a half years speaks well for his scholastic stand- ing. He is respected and revered by his classmates because of his open-mindedness on all questions. Never speaking out of turn, and never speaking unnecessarily, Joe ' s opinions are valued because of the thought preceding any of his rare statements. The possessor of a keen sense of humor, and a proper appreciation for the fitness of things, we predict a bright future for this lad from North Jersey. GEORGE HENRY CASEY Bachelor of Science in Economics NEW HAVEN COMMERCIAL HIGH SCHOOL NEW HAVEN, CONN. Connecticut Club 2, 3, 4, Vice-President, 4; Manager Junior Varsity Football 3, 4; Ice Hockey 2, 3, 4; Intra- Mural Baseball 3, 4; Intra-Mural Football 3, 4. £LEORGE graced the halls of Villanova in February of that unforgetable Freshman year of ours, and was quick to build up a large following of friends. Although George does spend quite a bit of time taking " catnaps, " he probably has in mind the saving of his eyes for greater and better deeds, when he enters Yale ' s Law School in the fall, where we are sure he will develop into a foremost barrister. Best wishes, George. Eighty RALPH RAUB CHERASHORE Bachelor of Science in Biology PHOENIXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PHOENIXVILLE, PA. DLEST with a cherry disposition, the ease and nonchalance with which he handled his studies, and the prodigious results he obtained through such an attitude, Ralph is one of the " marvels " of our class. Adhering to the adage, " Silence avers consent, " we are led to believe that he thrived on hard work, for never was he heard decry the amount of work assigned, and always was he the last to leave the laboratory at the time of dismissal. Since one is so enamored with his chosen profession, and as it is said that liking it is half the battle, there is no doubt of your outcome in the faithful pursuit of the study of medicine. JAMES ALOYSIUS CLARK Bachelor of Science in Biology FITTSTON HIGH SCHOOL PITTSTON, PA. A NEWCOMER to our ranks this year, Jim decided that at Villanova he would be well able to prepare for his chosen profession as a teacher of general science. Of a serious temperament, Clarkie was bv far the most reticent fellow in our class. Though some of his reticence can be attributed to his recent advent, it is our contention that he resembles the intellectuals in this regard; for he, as they, is engaged in constant thought and finds little time for idle chatter. We are certain that he will car ry to the teaching profession those qualities of serious mien that are needed in it and always are most welcome. Best of luck, Jim. Eighty-one T. WILLIAM CLARK Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. MARYS HIGH SCHOOL PERTH AMBOY, N. J. 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3, 4, Captain 4; Intra-Mural Swimming Team 3, 4; Intra-Mural Baseball I, 2. 3. DILL is one of the finest specimens of a good fellow that ever entered the portals of Villanova from the " mud flats " of Jersey. His accomplishments as a football player on the 150 lb. team, and his swimming endeavors shall long be remembered in Villanova ' s athletic Hall of Fame. Gifted with a real personality and never fading smile, Bill will always meet with a glad handshake and cheerful salutation, when his pathway crosses that of a classmate in the years to come. EDWARD COHEN OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL OVERBROOK, PA. Band I, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra I, 2, 3. A FINE fellow with a great sense of humor, Ed has always been a welcome member of any gathering. His droll stories and dry wit have helped us while away many pleasant hours. However, not all of his time was spent in trivial matters, for he also found time to record an enviable list of marks, which speak well for greater success in the legal profession. Best wishes, Ed, for a promising future. Eighty-two NICHOLAS ANTHONY COLOSI Bachelor of Science in Biology CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; 3, 4. PHILADELPHIA, PA. Mendel Bulletin Staff THE " King of Student Research Workers " : Villanova ' s bid for fame in the field of medical research! Nick has already begun to eke out success in this field, having been directly commended by various authorities in the medical world for his method of mounting a hear t in the laboratory for the pur- pose of observing the actions of the valves in that organ. With achievement at such an early time in his career already proven, we can see no potential reason why he should not soon become one of Villanova ' s famous sons, one of whom she may proudly boast. You have brought fame close to your door, and by your persistent and patient efforts you will facilitate life ' s struggle. FRANK CONWAY Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3, President 4; Villanovan Staff 3, 4; Track 3, 4. " CCHOLAR, athlete, and gentleman, " are three words which best describe Frank. His record at Villanova in- dicates that these titles were deserved. There was certainly no doubt about his scholastic ability. He always ranked with the leaders of his class in every subject. Athletically, he starred for the track team, winning his letter in Junior year. In addition, he was a gentleman of the highest type. His deportment, both on and off the campus gave ample proof of this. Eighty-three WILLIAM JOHN CONWAY Bachelor of Arts BROOKLYN PREP. BROOKLYN, N. Y. Turf and Tinsel Club, Business Manager 3, 4; Basketball Manager 3, 4; Villanovan Staff I; Belle Air Staff I. DILL is one of our best dressed and more energetic Seniors. He has been manager of varsity basketball for the past two years, and has also acted as business manager for the Turf and Tinsel Club, which duties he has discharged with equal facility and effectiveness. Together with Riley, he was instrumental in creating more rumors and originals than any other man on the campus. Though he says he is going to pursue marine transportation as a career, we think the utilization of his inventive ingenuity would establish him as one of the world ' s greatest Mun- chausens. LEO E. CORDIALI Bachelor of Science in Economics VERMONT ACADEMY SAXONS RIVER, VER. Student Council 3, 4, Chairman 4; Blazer Ball Committee 3; Villanova Band I, 2: Manager of Freshman Baseball 3; Intra-Mural Baseball I, 2, 3, 4: Intra-Mural Basketball 3, 4; Intra-Mural Football 4. DALMER, MASS., has given Villanova one of its most prom- inent figures, none other than our esteemed Student Council Chairman, jovial, " Roly-Poly, " Leo. In the past four years our campus Casanova has given his whole-hearted sup- port to all activities, both athletic and social. In view of the " fatman ' s " many worthwhile accomplishments and the hosl of friends he has made, we can predict nothing but success for our talented chairman. Eighty-four JOHN THOMAS CORKILL Bachelor of Arts MAUCH CHUNK CATHOLIC HIGH MAUCH CHUNK, PA. Sanctuary Society 2; Vigilance Committee 2; Student Council 4; Editor-in-Chief Belle Air; J. V. Football 4. LJERE is he to whom we are indebted for this excellent treasury of our days at Villanova; our editor-in-chief. The many long hours of work and worry John gave for this record we shall never know. For the results, John, accept our heartiest congratulations. It is a fitting tribute for him who has been outstanding in the diligence with which he pursued his scholastic studies, the whole heartedness with which he took part in " fun " to reach the climax of his college career in this manner. Good luck to you, John, and of your continued success we feel certain. We envy your prospective associates and friends. ROBERT JOSEPH CRAIG Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering CAMDEN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CAMDEN, N. J. A. S. M. E. 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Vigilance Committee 2; Senior Ball Committee 4; Class Treasurer 2; Villanovan Orchestra 2, 3, 4; J. V. Football 2, 3, 4. " }NE of those unusual people, in whom is gathered a diver- sity of aptitudes under the friendly exterior of a con- servative humorist. Bob wanders from football to music, from engineering to politics, and in each he displays an equally r are talent. He ' s a likable chap, whose frankness and sincere generosity have, joined with his capabilities, placed him in an estimable position among the student body. Bob has learned to face the facts, and to divide his time between work and play with a resultant success and enjoyment of each that speaks well for a bright future in engineering. We ' ll be seeing you, Bob. Best of Luck. Eighty-five JOHN JOSEPH CROWLEY Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA. PA. Class Treasurer 3; Delta Pi Epsilon 3, 4; Philadelphia Catholic Club 3, 4; Business Courier, Advertising Man- ager; 150 lb. Football Team I; Delta Pi Epsilon Basketball Team I; Intra-Mural Baseball 4. A LIVE wire! A high voltage personality! Jack is a person who, when in conversation with you, sort of beams all over you. He possesses a conscious, friendly power that reaches down into the roots of the lives of others. This power is manifested in his vital presence, his electric hand- clasp, his buoyant, well poised carriage. We admire Jack for his own intrinsic merit. No finer friend can be found, and we hope that in future years he may ever maintain that place which he now holds in our estimation — first. THOMAS FRANCIS CULLIN Bachelor of Science in Economics WASHINGTON MILITARY ACADEMY Chester County Club I, 2; Business Courier; Intra-Mural Baseball I. TOM is one of the big fellows of our class, being the proud possessor of more than six feet of brawn. A good student, his whole attitude was one of refreshing stability. Often he would give vent to his wit and maintain the appearance of a mortician when the laughs which he created were loudest and longest. " Si " intends to enter the field of Investments and we are sure that he will lend a much needed spirit of warmth and good will to a cruel business world. Best wishes, " Si. " Eighty-six JOHN JOSEPH CURRAN Bachelor of Science in Biology TEMPLE HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. B EHOLD him to whom we ran with our aches and pains, who nursed us in our illness. In the last few years, John vas in charge of the college infirmary, and was directly re- sponsible in carrying it to its present status of efficiency and completeness. John hopes to become a medical doctor, and goes forth this year to bring his dream to reality. Already possessing a keen sympathetic nature together with mental traits that are required in that profession, there is no reason in the world why he will not soon become one of the squarest, most human Doc ' s that our class has to offer the train of the followers of Hippocrates. »l:i: : ' :.! " § lit EDWARD PHILIP DALY Bachelor of Science in Biology MOUNT ST. MICHAEL ' S ACADEMY NEW YORK Lambda Kappa Delta 3, 4; Initiation Committee Chair- man 4. IOINING us in our Sophomore year, Ed quickly won his way to the highest regard of all of us. Together with Roscovics he reenacted in the last three years the roles of Damon and Pythias. They carried on a friendship that seemed to gather more understanding of each other as the days accumulated. Ed ' s fine scholastic record, together with such a person- ality as he possesses assures a bright future. We hope that Roscovics will matriculate in the same medical college as he, for it will be disastrous to both if by some stroke of Fate they are split into separate channels. Eighty-seven FRANCIS VOLTAIRE DART Bachelor of Science in Economics BENEDICTINE MILITARY COLLEGE RICHMOND. VA. Spiked Shoe Club 2, 3. 4; Blue Blazer Committee 3; Intro-Mural Baseball I, 2, 3. 4; Intra-Mural Basketball I, 2, 3; Junior Varsity 4. THE world ' s greatest exponent of form, whether it be in any sort of sport, Dart ' s smooth flowing motions are sure to be outstanding. Another favorite occupation of this rebel from Virginia is to wear down his friends ' patience by one little word, " Why? " The champ expects to go in for a bit of brokerage when he bids the portals of Villanova his fond adieu and undoubtedly will make a success of it. ANTHONY DE CICCO Bachelor of Science in Biology BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL LONG ISLAND CITY, N. Y. Lambda Kappa Delta 3, 4; Junior Varsity Football 3, 4. A NATURE bubbling over with activity and disquietude, a constitution strong and unyielding, and an ambition un- tiring and productive, are a few of the characteristics that are common to " Tony. " Despite the vitality expended on his studies in prepara- tion for medical study, he had sufficient energy to dis- tinguish himself on the gridiron as a member of the J. V. ' s for two successive seasons. In harmony with his nature, Tony proved to be a capable member of the Glee Club, which no doubt aided in giving him his merry outlook on life. Having done well in all branches of activity, whethar in the classroom or out of it, we hope he will meet the future w ' th the same capability as he has demonstrated when wnh us. Eighty-eight CAESAR AUGUSTUS DE LEO Bachelor of Science in Biology SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. kyjANY of the members of the School of Science were under the impression that Gus ' nature was a serious one. The ease with which he mastered his class work, and his wide knowledge of general topics, led some of his acquaint- ances to think him reserved. But those who were fortunate enough to know him well realized that he possessed one of the keenest senses of humor in the class. His numerous original practical jokes were the bane of the " Baron Bur- toff ' s " life, and the height of entertainment to the rest of the " train and trolley " boys. With such a geniality as he commands, his manner will carry him through the difficulties of medicine with ease. JOHN SEBASTIAN DERBY Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL LAWRENCE, MASS. A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Sanctuary Society I, 2, 3, 4; Lawrenco Club I, 2, 3, 4, President 4; Senior Ball Committee 4; Intra-Mural Football and Basketball. TALL and clear spoken, forceful and yet pleasantly suave, Jack was one of the smoother types of engineers. In both the drawing room and the highway lab., he assumed his duties with an equally intelligent competence. Jack was also one of the foremost class politicians. Of his determined efforts for the better welfare of the engi- neers we all know fully, and his services on various com- mittees have been more than worthwhile. With the alert mentality and the convincing personality of the accomplished engineer, we expect great things of Jack, and wish him an ever doubling prosperity. Eighty-nine OSCAR WINSTON DE SHIELDS Bachelor of Science In Biology CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Mendel Bulletin 4. THE quintessence of gentlemanliness; when one epitomizes him as such, all is said, for he is such throughout his entire makeup. Possessing a scholarly attitude, generous to all who sought his aid, he has taught many of us the art of being genteel. It is the secret desire of most of us to possess the qualities of which he is master, but he seems to have reached a degree of manliness that is difficult for the ordinary man to attain. He will be successful in Medicine — we grant this informa- tion without argument; we only wonder to what heights he will go, for he possesses all the qualifications of a successful and cultured student. RUDOLPH DE STEFANO Bachelor of Science in Economics BARRINGER HIGH SCHOOL NEWARK, N. J. Infra-Mural Swimming 3, 4; Infra-Mural Baseball 2, 3. LENERALLY rushing around cheerily with a surprising store of energy and good spirits, we were saddened greatly when Rudy decided to live off the campus and give up our round tables in his last year. Happy-go-lucky and carefree, Rudy refused to let anything get his goat even while playing in a bridge game for which the business school recreation room is famous. But Rudy, looking over our bygone days in happy surrounding, we are sure you will be a success in your chosen field of law. Ninety RAPHAEL DE URIARTE Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. D. P. E. Fraternity I, Phila. Catholic High School Club 2, 3, 4; Farewell Dance Committee 3; Tennis 3, 4. R AY was our representative in dance circles. He was a familiar figure at the campus dances and it was worth a few sesterces to see him whirl around the floor. Let us not give the impression that Ray spent all his moments pursuing light pleasures, for as a student he was industrious and efficient. He was above all a gentleman of pleasing per- sonally and pronounced amiability. We shall all miss you, Ray, but we are sure that your varied talents will lead you to success in many fields. Adios. WILLIAM FRANCIS DEVENNEY Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 3, 4; Villanova Chemical Engineering Society I, 2, 3, 4; Belle Masque 3, 4; Intra-Mural Football 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mur al Baseball I, 2, 3, 4. ITH a necktie of brilliant hue, Bill enrolled at Villanova as tfie youngest member of the class of ' 34. During his stay here, Bill has appeared wearing a large number of cravats, each of a shade more startling than the last. Although he has a good scholastic record, Bill does not belong to that detestable class of child-prodigies. He is a polished performer both on the baseball field and the dance floor. Dignified but not aloof, well-dressed but not foppish, re- served but not inarticulate, Bill can not help but gather friends about him anywhere he goes, just as he did here at Villanova. Ninety-one JOHN CHURCHILL DE VINE BROOKLYN PREP. BROOKLYN, N. Y. A. I. E. E. 4; Junior Prom Committee; Senior Ball Com- mittee; Belle Air Staff 4, Associate Editor. £LENTLEMAN, scholar and ardent proponent of all school activities, John has attained a consistent and brilliant record during his four years with us. Since our Freshman year he has been one of our most conscientious engineers, and his sincere efforts ranked him among the class leaders. His social record was an enviable one for he was a regular attendant at all of the important campus functions. Of sympathetic nature, John ' s services were always avail- able and he was held in high regard by his many friends. We deeply regret his departure, but hold no fear for his future. If his accomplishments while with us are any indica- tion of those in the field of engineering, his pinnacle of success will be a lofty one. Best of luck to a sincere friend. JOHN VINCENT DE VIRGILIIS Bachelor of Science in Biology WEST PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Day Hop Club 4. JOHNNY has been with us for four years and still remains an enigma to most of us, the reasons being due to his reticent nature and retiring disposition. Serious in work or play, he pursues his daily tasks without murmur or criticism. It is well to know a fellow like him, for he is an exemplary similitude of one who does things well. Being a natural leader, he was first to lead the ten-minute boys in retreat from irksome tutorage. Nevertheless he was successful in study, and holds an enviable position in the class standing. Hail a student — farewell to a staunch friend. Ninety-two LEONARDO MICHAEL Dl BERARDINO Bachelor of Science in Economics GEORGETOWN PREP. SCHOOL WASHINGTON, D. C. Business Courier; S wimming 2, 3; In+ra-Mural Track I. A CROP of black curly hair, impregnated with Eau de Quinine, adorns Len. His cheeks are full and suffused with fhe roseate hue of health. Even a casual glance at Len gives one an immediate impression of his buoyant spirit. He is the perpetrator of a charming conspiracy to please. Len was always inclined to take life seriously, and we feel that his success is not a matter of conjecture — it is a certainty. NICHOLAS Dl MARIA Bachelor of Science in Biology BROOKLYN ACADEMY BROOKLYN, N. Y. A E ARE aware that Brooklyn has sent forth many notables some to the world of the cinema, others to the the- atrical world, and " her " Indians in the financial world have proven their versatility. Nick also hails from the Manhattan suburb, and has done well to bring fame to that island. We acknowledge his seriousness of purpose, and con- gratulate him on his diligent application to the work he has chosen as his profession. He has spent more than a normal amount of time and effort in preparing for medical study. Such sincerity can not go unrewarded. May his efforts be compensated by the fruits of success. Ninety-three ! IS ' ' FRANCIS JOSEPH DITCHEY Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. JEROMES HIGH SCHOOL TAMAQUA, PA. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 2, Vice-Presi- dent 3, President 4; Class Secretary 2, 3; Vigilance Com- mittee 2; Belle Air Staff 4, Associate Editor; Mendel Bulletin Staff 4, Associate Editor. AN ATTEMPT at an analysis of Frank ' s character and per- sonality provokes a most difficult problem. Ever since our Freshman year he has distinguished himself by his ver- satility. Possessing a keen intellect, he was always among the class leaders. Socially his record was an enviable one. In nearly every branch of campus activities he contributed greatly of his time and efforts, and all have benefited by his participation. His willingness to lend assistance, coupled with his ability to form many and lasting friendships have made him one of the most popular men of our class. Though we know his success is assured in the medical profession, we hope that he enjoys that which is deservedly his, the best. JOHN FARRELL DOUGHERTY Bachelor of Arts LA SALLE INSTITUTE ALBANY, N. Y. Albany Club 2, 3, 4; Sanctuary Society I, 2, 3, 4; 150 lb. Football 2; Villanovan I, 2, 3; Belle Air Staff 4; Assistant Business Manager. A LAWYER I intend to be! Yes, Doc has always let it be known that his chosen profession is law and nothing will deter him in his ambition. Even in ordinary conversation he frequently assumed a bar- rister ' s style, utilizing legal terms and phrases. He has been just as serious in his preparation also. A diligent student, he can easily be listed in that category known as plugcjers. His willingness to lend his aid and assist- ance whenever possible gained for him a host of friends, and it is with reluctant speech we say good-bye. May success crown your legal ambitions. Ninety-four JAMES N. DOWNEY Bachelor of Science in Economics MOORESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL MOORESTOWN, N. J. Holy Name Society 4; Spike Shoe Club 2, 3, 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Cross Country I, 2; 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3; Swimming 3, 4. | " }ESPITE his untimely practical jokes and the task of answer- ing Dart ' s many questions, Jim has managed to remain affable to all. He may not have been on the honor roll at all times, but his prowess on the cinderpath and in the tank, coupled with his even personality will ever keep him in the memory of his many friends. Jim only spent a few days of the week on the campus, but everyone was able to become well acquainted with him. His jokes have been forgiven and his mysterious activities accounted for, and we hope to meet him many times as the years pass. A temporary good- bye, and the best of luck always. JOSEPH EMMETT DWYER, JR. Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Freshman Hop Committee; Sophomore Cotillion Com- mittee; Blazer Ball Committee; 150 lb. Football 2, 3, 4, Captain 3; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3. LJERE we introduce a real live wire in the person of active and energetic Joe. During his stay with us Joe dis- tinguished himself as star fullback of the 150 lb. football team, being elected captain in his Junior year. Aside from his athletic endeavors, Joe has also displayed an active in- terest in the various social functions of the campus. Endowed with a keen intellect and magnetic personality, he has been one of our leading campus personalities. With this combination of proven abilities, we are sure that in future years Villanova will well be able to point with pride to one of her most successful luminaries. Ninety-five — DONALD ORR ELLIOT Bachelor of Science in Economics NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA. PA. VOL) can never appreciate the true greatness of Gandhi until you try to explain Don ' s taciturnity. Very little of what went on behind his sphinx like countenance was be- trayed by word or feature. However, in the class room he was always prepared to answer the most difficult questions, and his scholastic ability was recognized by all. We expect to hear great things of you Don in years to come. May yours be success of the highest. FRANK JOHN ESTRADA Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering AOUINAS INSTITUTE ROCHESTER, N. Y. Phi Kappa Pi 1.2, 3, 4; Student Council 2, 4; Vigilance Committee 2; Glee Club 3, 4; Sanctuary Society 2, 3, 4, President 4; Catholic Press 2, 3, 4, Secretary 2, Vice- President 4; Villanova Engineer, News Editor 4; Inter- Frat and Inter-Dorm Baseball 2, 3, 4; Tennis 2, 3, 4, Tournament Champ 3. THIS dark-haired, elongated product of the City of Flowers cares little for the conventions of engineering studies, and can be heard at practically any hour of the day sleeping soundly. Frank was never troubled by that common engineering disease, Conditions. His self-confessed habit of spending Saturday nights in quest of knowledge kept him near the head of the class with little difficulty. " Guse, " as he has come to be known by his intimate friends, shows a preference for small towns, and is frequently seen in the neighboring village of Wayne, or escorting to the collegiate activities one of the town ' s fair citizens. Ninety-si« ROBERT ALOYSIUS FEEHERY Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Catholic High School Club 3, 4; D. P. E. Basketball Team I; Junior Varsity Basketball 3, 4, Captain 4. TALL and slim, Bob was always in movement. Though of reserved temperament, when Bob did have an outburst of his personality, he spoke with a cheerful phraseology that was inoffensive, casual and clear. For the past three years, he was a mainstay of the J. V. basketball team, and was elected to lead their quintet in his Senior year. Basking in companionship, offering in turn his good nature and diplomacy, we look for great accomplishment, Bob in future years. JOSEPH W. FENSTEMACHER Bachelor of Science in Economics WILLIAMSPORT HIGH SCHOOL WILLIAMSPORT, PA. Varsity Club 3, 4; Spike Shoe Club 3, 4, President 4; Junior Week Committee 3; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Villanovan Staff I, 2, 3, 4, Circulation Manager 4; Varsity Track 2, 3, 4, Captain 4. r HEN Joe ' s spikes flashed down the cinder-path, the scoreboard usually indicated a win for Villanova. Joe has been an ardent devotee of track for four years and he flourished on it. His scholarship was in no wise impaired by his athletic efforts, since he held his own with the intelligent- sia of the class. Retiring; almost to the point of being timid, and possessing a pleasant personality, Joe won a host of friends. Ninety-seven i II PHILIP FERRIGNO Bachelor of Science in Biology CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. DHIL is the sort of fellow who minds his own business, seldom gets into trouble, and doesn ' t make himself con- spicuous in any manner. Lest we give a wrong impression, we want to make clear that he is a regular fellow, and well liked by all who know him. Phil went about his scheduled duties in a singular and concentrated manner, and his labor always achieved results. He came to Villanova to prepare for the medical profession, and having done this effectively he leaves us in search of new fields. May his coming days be filled with a bounteous reward of unlimited success. ALBERT SALVORTORE FICKERA Bachelor of Science in Biology DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL N. Y. C. A GENTLEMAN who is kindly spoken, unobtrusive in man- ner, and who possesses an amiable nature, is not likely to slip by four years of companionship without notice and respect. Al having these propensities, it was natural that he acquire a host of close friends. Using campus colloquialism, we will call him a " plugger, " for his steady and sincere effort to advance himself have merited the admiration of all of us. He deserves all the tributes that can be paid to him. Keep it up Al and you are bound to arrive at the goal you have chosen. Ninet) -oight HOWARD FRANK FINELL1 Bachelor of Science in Economics DICKINSON HIGH SCHOOL JERSEY CITY. N. J. North Jersey Club 4 ; J. V. Football 3, 4; Intra-Mural Baseball 3, 4. LJOWIE is one of the many Jersey boys attending Villa- nova. Endowed with a retiring and undemonstrative na- ture, he has pursued his quiet and efficient way, never offending and always pleasing. For two years he was a mem- ber of the J. V. football team. In this sport, as well as in all his other work, he was never outstanding, but was always de- pendable. Thus, it is with a marked sadness that we say adios and good luck to good old reliable Howie. JOSEPH J. FITZHENRY ST. ANN ' S ACADEMY NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3. 4; Dance Committee 2; North Jersey Club I, 2, 3, 4; Choir 3; 150-lb. Football 3. y PLEASING personality, coupled with the ability to make many and lasting friendships, has made " magna vox " one of the most personable figures on the campus since our Freshman year. Except for enjoying a good movie, Fitz delighted in nothing more than engaging in some philosophical discussion, in which field, the combination of good common sense and ability to synthesize, made him well versed. As a student, Fitz was sincere in his quest for knowledge and we shall always remember him for his innumerable questions in the classroom. Though the parting is difficult, leaving a feeling of emptiness within us, it is inevitable. We bid best wishes to a sincere friend. Ninety-nine JOSEPH FRANCIS FUSELLI Bachelor of Science in Biology DE WITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL N. Y. C. Lambda Kappa Delta 2, 3, 4; 2. 3. 4. Inter-Dorm Basketball A REMARK to Joe — a quick flash of the eye and a twist of the head, he sets himself for the period of argument. We used to enjoy Joe ' s enthusiasm in any forensic en- counter, for he called into play hands and gestures, in order that he could give his ideas full reign. With Jonny Acampora he spent most of his time in the seclusion of Austin Hall, venturing forth only in quest of supplies from the Pie-Shop. Since Joe spent a goodly por- tion of his time studying, he came to the end of his college days enjoying the fruits of work well done. Everything is in your favor Joe, if you keep to your striving with your deier- mined heart. ALFRED ALPHONSO GAGLIARDI Bachelor of Science in Biology SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Sophomore Dance Committee; Junior Week Chairman: Senior Ball Committee; Junior Varsity Fooiball Team 2, 3, 4. THE campus politician — Ihe Class orator. Here is a man, who by persistent effort, slowly made his presence felt by all who took the time to eke out the affairs of the Class along the lines of its administration. With the backing of those who recognized him as Iheir leader, he was a strong factor to all those who sought office. With the same indomitable will which he demonstrated in all that he did, he succeeded in carrying his scholastic at- tainment to a rivaled position. Always a leader, he justified his purpose in the classroom by envied achievement. We predict a bright future for one endowed with such qualities. One hundred JAMES JOSEPH GALLAGHER Bachelor of Science in Biology HANOVER HIGH SCHOOL WILKES-BARRE, PA. Wilkes-Barre Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Mendel Bulletin 4; Belle Air Ball Committee, Holy Name 2, 4. A GOOD-NATURED and smiling friend, that ' s Jim. His traits vividly bespeak the good fellow, of that all too rare, stolidly reliable type. " Gal " is a product of the famous anthracite coal fields; if such as he are common to that district, then it must be an ideal place wherein to live. His cordiality is such that when he says he is with you, you may be assured that it is to the end. And so we will say to the end, Jim. When you reach your objective in the medical profession, let us know where you are and we will know where to go to find ardent fellow- ship and true camaraderie. PETER GALLO Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering WOODBURY, N. J. WOODBURY HIGH SCHOOL A. S. M. E. 3, 4; A. I. E. E. 4. DETE is one of those individuals who sets a goal for himself and then unerringly directs his course, through thick and thin, to the desired mark. A mighty mite describes him. He seemed to have boundless stores of energy, it being impossi- ble for him to sit quietly for any length of time, and he was an incurable train catcher. However, in the engineering school he found plenty of opportunity to work off his excess energy. This will to work has made him a leading student in his class and we are sure it will make him a leader in la!er life. One hundred one 1 Klii ' l 1 ' = ; : llilii ROBERT ANTHONY GEIST Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL N. Y. C. Literary Society, Beta Gamma I, 2, 3, 4; Belle Masque I, 2, 3, 4: Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, Chairman Spring Dance 4; Sanctuary Society 2, 3, 4: Catholic Press Apostolate 3; Holy Name Society 3, 4; International Re- lations Club 4: Villanovan Staff I, 2, 3, 4, Managing Editor 4; Belle Air Staff 3, 4. Associate Editor 4; Mendel Bulletin Staff 4. " NE fellow upon whom you could depend to see anything through. Bob proved his ability as a manager, in the manner he handled the Spring Dance of the L. K. D. It was due greatly to his inspiring leadership and untiring labors that it was such a complete success. We believe that he was one of the most sincere students in the college. While at Villanova he showed interest in many of its publications; in each of them he gave his best, and their progress and ascendancy was due in a large measure to his helping hand. If you can show the same spirit when you wear the robes of the surgeon, as you have evidenced in your college days, Bob, then success will continue to crown your every en- deavor. CHARLES PETER GOGGI Bachelor of Science in Economics LA SALLE MILITARY ACADEMY OAKDALE, LONG ISLAND International Relations Club 3, 4; Literary Society I, 2, 3; Belle Masque 3: Beta Gamma 4: Sanctuary Society I, 2, 3, 4: Villanovan I, 2, 3, 4; College Editor 4; Belle Air Staff 2. LIFTED with a fluent tongue and a keen mind, Charlie secured for himself positions of prominence both in the classroom and on the debating teams. Aside from his scho- lastic and forensic abilities, Charlie always found time to support all the class functions. However, he will always be remembered for his firm belief in his own convictions, and his continual love of discussion. So we say good-bye and good luck to Charlie as he starts out on a bright career. One hundred two MICHAEL ANTHONY GRASSI Bachelor of Science in Biology CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. J. V. Football 4. IT WOULD be impossible to speak of Mike unless we re- ferred to his friend Gagliardi, for seldom was one seen without the other or did they ever differ in opinion. Where one failed in any argument the other came to his assistance. Continually working together, they were successful in carry- ing out the affairs of the class for the last two years in more than minute degree. We salute your ability Mike, and hope you will not forsake the principles which you so nobly uph eld. CHARLES F. HARKINS Bachelor of Science in Economics RADNOR HIGH SCHOOL WAYNE, PA. H ARK ' S attitude belies his face. Faces have little to do with the Tightness of impressions evidently, or else his is nature ' s most satisfactory contradiction. The dreamers of your imagination ' s eye do not resemble this young man. Though much time was expended in carrying out his social engagements, he found time to prepare himself well for his career in the business field, and we are confident in predicting success for Charlie. One hundred three ARTHUR VAIL HART Bachelor of Arts SETON HALL PREP. SOUTH ORANGE, N. J. North Jersey Club I, 2, 3, 4: Blue Blazer Ball Committee 3: Belle Masque I, 2; Beta Gemma 3; Turf and Tinsel 4; Villanovan 3; Belle Air 4, Sports Editor. H AIL to a lad who was able to pick up a philosophical text and enjoy reading it. Art could often be found in his room reading the works of Cardinal Mercier, or some other great scholastic. However, let it not be concluded that Artie spent all his spare time in the quest of philosophical knowledge. He was a keen lover of the outdoors. Art once said that his favorite sport was mountain climbing, but while at Villanova he had to content himself with golf. In bidding Adieu to this classmate, we are wishing every success to a loyal friend and companion. RAYMOND J. HARTER Bachelor of Science in Economics SETON HALL PREP. SOUTH ORANGE, N. J. North Jersey Club I, 2, 3, 4; International Relations Society 3, 4; Senior Ball Committee; Literary Society 2, 3; Villanovan I, 2, 3, 4; College Editor 3, Editor-in-Chief 4; Belle Air Staff 3. THERE is little we can say that will add to the honor and prestige that is Ray ' s. He possesses the happy faculty of doing many jobs simultaneously and doing them all well. His extra-curricular activities, which cover the calendar of student action indicate an insatiable thirst for work. A loyal supporter of things Villanovan, and a smooth, efficient con- federate, Ray has that indefatigable energy which results only in success. Nothing more could be, nor need be said. One hundred four EUGENE JOHN HARTNETT Bachelor of Science in Biology CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL TROY, N. Y. Vigilance Committee 2; Freshman Dance Committee; Blazer Ball Committee 3; Intra-Mural Board of Athletics 3, 4; Albany Club 2, 3, 4, President 4. IF A successful academic and social career is an indication of a solid education, then Gene has accomplished his end. Since we first met him back in our Freshman days in Good Counsel Hall, he has never changed insofar as person- ality is concerned. Still possessing the same easy-going man- ner, he has never lost the common touch, for this he deserves admiration and respect. On the Intra-Mural Board of Athletics, he conducted the affairs of his beloved Alumni Hall with diligent effort, and due to his direction chiefly, they have been inter-dorm champs since he assumed his duties. It is with genuine regret that we see him leave us. WILLIAM EDWARD HINES Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL ATHENS, GA. Phi Kappa Phi I, 2, 3, 4; A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Catholic Press Apostolate I, 2; Sanctuary Society 3, 4, Vice- President 4; Senior Ball Committee 4; Villanova Engineer I, 2, 3, 4, Circulation Manager 4; Belle Air Staff, Assistant Business Manager 3, Circulation Manager 4; 150 lb. Football 2, 3, 4; Swimming Team 4; Intra-Mural Swim- ming 3. DILL ' S home town is " Way Down South in Georgia " and he ' s mighty proud of it. When he came to Villanova, he brought with him that oft narrated southern hospitality and kindness, and few are those who haven ' t enjoyed these in- herent qualities of our southern friend. " Georgia, " as he has come to be known, has a way with him. Always in search of a friendly argument, or that failing, a bit of a " bull-session, " he has made friends galore. Pre- vious to such diversions, however, his work was truthfully finished. " Easy, " he ' d assure us. His pleasant personality and facility in work are a guarantee of his future. One hundred five JOSEPH A. HOENIG Bachelor of Science In Economics CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY ALBANY, N. Y. Albany Club I, 2, 3, 4, Co-Founder, Secretary 2, Vice- President 3, Treasurer 4; Symphony Orchestra 2; Water Carnival Committee 3; Inter-Dorm Baseball 3. A GGRESSIVENESS and determination are admirable quali- ties in themselves. When they are joined by conscien- tious application and keen mental perception, the finished product is a character of rare promise indeed. Joe possesses these qualities. Untiring in his efforts, his work has shown us that he is aptly fitted for his future in aviation. When Joe takes over the controls, and zooms away to greener pastures, he will take with him our sincerest wishes for a happy land- ing, Ch eeno! WILLIAM HEHL HOLMES Bachelor of Science in Biology LOWER MERION HIGH SCHOOL ARDMORE, PA. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; Villanovan Staff I, 2, 3; Columnist 4; Belle Air Staff, Associate Editor 4. POURING our weekly perusal of the campus periodical, we oft were rewarded with the revelations unearthed by the persistent efforts of the quill-driver, Fetlock Sholmes. To wee Willie we will fling a violet, for such information deserves some remuneration as a token of appreciation. His column was intended to be light satire on the antics of the members of the student body, but during the entire year Willie confined his Winchelling to a half dozen of our co- inhabitants; to their activities the success of Fetlock ' s column was entirely due. We are thankful that Fet ' has chosen his future field in the medical profession, for as a columnist, Sholmes will make a more successful medico. One hundred sin JOHN J. HUGHES Bachelor of Science in Economics NEW HAVEN HILLHOUSE HIGH SCHOOL NEW HAVEN, CONN. Sanctuary Society I; Foreign Relations Society 4; Con- necticut Club I, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 2, 3; Mgr. 150 lb. Football Team I; Mgr. of Varsity Football 4; Chairman of Intra-Mural Activities 3, 4. kjjANAGERS may come and managers may go, but there will never be another John Hughes. (Ask coach Stuhl- dreher!) Perhaps his basic work in accounting will explain his close attention to detail. In any event, that attention is present in a marked degree. John ' s professors are quoted as saying that they never examine his reports, having full confidence in the exactness of the finished product. Patient, serious, and conscientious, John will make his presence felt in the field of accounting, where these qualities pay big dividends. One hundred seven WILLIAM E. HUGHES Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. JOSEPH ' S PREP. PHILADELPHIA, PA. Sophomore Cotillion 2; Junior Prom Committee 3; Junior Varsity Football Team I ; I 50 lb. Football Team 3. THIS dapper, well-dressed collegian, with his cheery hello and beaming smile, has endeared himself to his classmates. Bill has the polish and poise of a true college man, equally at home in the classroom, or in the ball-room, where no function was considered a success without him. Bill also distinguished himself as a stellar member of the 150 lb. football team, playing the centre position for the past two years. His past activities and the spirit thus far manifested give every promise that he will succeed. Best wishes, Bill. mm CHARLES EDWARD HURLBURT Bachelor of Science in Economics BUSHWICK HIGH SCHOOL BROOKLYN, N. Y. Varsity Club 2, 3, 4; Farewell Dance Committee 3; Turf and Tinsel 2, 3, 4; Ice Hockey 2, 3. 4; Football I, 2, 3, 4; Baseball I, 2, 3, 4; Coach of J. V. Football 3. QUIET and unassuming, Charlie undoubtedly made his mark at Villanova. A great fellow and all around ath- lete, he has ever been a worthwhile member of our class. Always displaying a keen interest in the classroom, on the ball field, and in any sort of college activity Charlie can be rightly called a model college man. Thus, as with all good things, Charlie must leave us, pointed for an outstanding career in the teaching profession. HAROLD C. HURLEY Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. JEROME ' S HIGH SCHOOL HOLYOKE, MASS. Student Council, 2, 3, 4; Vigilance Committee 2; Varsity Club 2, 3, 4; Chairman Frosh Hop I; Junior Prom Com- mitte 3; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Basketball 1,2, 3, 4, Captain 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Baseball I, 2, 3, 4; Coach Inter-Dorm Basketball 2, 3. A ORDS are poor things, at best, to describe the intangi- ble elements that make up a man ' s character. Quiet and unassuming, " Jock " is a vivid personification of a " gentleman, athlete, and scholar. " In the four years he spent with us, his activities have been varied, but his application has always been the same: one hundred percent of con- scientious endeavor and the will to do it right. " Jock ' s " intention, after graduation, is to coach and teach, and perhaps the greatest tribute we can pay him is this; that the boys who study under him will be better men because of the contact. Good luck, " Jock! " One hundred eight JOSEPH ETTORE IMBRIGUA Bachelor of Science in Biology SOUTHERN HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Mendel Bulletin Staff; L K. D. 4. IOE has learned well the lesson of perseverance. He must have learned it at an early age, for since he has been with us he was exemplary in. this virtue. To enumerate his graces we shall not attempt; his foremost are mental keen- ness, humility, good fellowship, sincerity and loyalty to his Alma Mater and classmates. Joe has all of them and others still remaining after analysis. Sincere wishes, Joe. With the honors you have won at Villanova there is also carried with them our unlimited respect. May we meet again soon. DANIEL SRUMLEY JARVIS Bachelor of Science in Biology RUTHERFORD HIGH SCHOOL RUTHERFORD, N. J. Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Greek Dramatics I, 2, 3, 4, President 3, 4; North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4. JARVIS did it— Yes, we think that Danny did a little bit of everything in his years with us. A class leader; having a social record which compares with that of any of the members of the class of Thirty-Four; a leading figure in the productions of the Turf and Tinsel Club; he has surely se- cured an education that is well rounded in its scope. His pleasing personally won the friendship of all with whom he dealt, and he could address his teachers with the same familiarity as his classmates. In saying good-bye to Danny, we hope that his future role as a physician will be as successful as the roles he enacted on the stage of the gym. One hundred nine JOSEPH EDWIN KAPIC Bachelor of Science in Biology SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY SELINSGROVE. PA. 150 lb. Football 3, 4; Day Hop Club 4. IN OUR Junior year, Joe was one of the new students who came into our ranks. Coming from Susquehanna Univer- sity, he soon acclimated himself to Villanova and began to make lasting friendships. We surely did appreciate his coming to us, for he was instrumental in making our last year a most happy one by employing his humorous sayings at the most opportune moments. Joe intends to study medicine after he makes his de- parture from Villanova, and he leaves a fine record behind him. With a seriousness of purpose he goes forward to new study. The best there is, " Chiperk. " JOSEPH W. KEHOE ST. MATTHEWS HIGH SCHOOL CONSHOHOCKEN, PA. Holy Name Society 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; Villanova Engineer 3; Intra-Mural Baseball 4. EROM the wilds of " Conchy, " Joe rolled into school every morning in the far famed, high powered Rasputin, suc- cessor to Laura of freshman and sophomore fame. Grumpi- ness is no feature of his makeup and he managed to find something humorous in everything. His infectuous laugh was the source of frequent merriment. But Joe could be and was mighty serious when the occasion demanded. The best wit- ness to that fact was the success that attended his scholarly zeal. He leaves us now to continue his cheerful existence in electrical work. His triumphs in that field will be those at- tained only by them who intently seek them. One hundred ten CARL E. KELLY Bachelor of Science in Economics BROWN PREP. PHILADELPHIA, PA. Sophomore Debating Club; 150 lb. Football 4; J. V. Basketball 3. ARL is the one known quantity that can solve the x - - y of stiff examinations. During his four years with us he was always one of the first to complete an exam, and to finish it well. Carl gained great delight when exam days came round, for then he was sure of having a few extra minutes to amuse the boys with his original humor. " Shipwreck, " as the boys named him, intends to enter the field of high finance, and we hope that his path to fame will be a pleasant one. FRANK CHARLES KELLY Bachelor of Science in Biology LARKSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL LARKSVILLE, PA. Lambda Kappa Delta 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; Wilkes- Barre Club 2, 3, 4; Chairman Wilkes-Barre Dinner Dance 4; 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3, 4; Inter-Scholastic Track Meet Comittee 3. IN THE classroom, on the campus, or in any class or frater- nity activity, he may have been interested in, " Kel " has never failed. His frankness and honesty in his dealings with his classmates and his teachers adds to the esteem in which he was held by all his associates. He leaves us to continue his career in medical school. We can truthfully say that if he is as diligent there as he has been while with us, the medical profession will receive a fine and promising student and an ardent worker. One hundred eleven FRANK R. KERNAN Bachelor of Science in Economics NORRISTOWN HIGH SCHOOL NORRISTOWN, PA. Fraternity Basketball Team I. CRANK may be seen any morning alighting from the Norristown car with his peculiar, springy walk. It is not easy to express a personality such as Frank possesses. There is a characteristic which distinguishes Frank from most fel- lows: He possesses a rich nature, which though within the possibility of everyone, is attained by few. Frank ' s nature is an understanding one; it is selfless; it is characterized by thoughtfulness. A good student, Frank was quite interested in accounting which he intends to follow after graduation. Undoubtedly, success will crown his efforts in his chosen profession. MICHAEL J. KIEFFER Bachelor of Science in Economics LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Delta Pi Epsilon Fraternity I ; Sophomore Debating Club 2. CTRANGE as it seems, Mike uses his books for something more useful than merely keeping unpaid bills from blow- ing away. This goes to show that he is a really conservative person. It would be easier to remove the Atlantic Ocean than to deter Mike from succeeding. He will leave his " Footprints on the sands of time " because he has the " sand " to begin with. In fact, Mike is so self-assured that he works crors word puzzles with a pen! Mike intends to study law upon graduation. In leaving, we wish him every possible success. One hundred twelve EDWARD FRANCIS KILBANE Bachelor of Arts EVANDER CHILDS HIGH SCHOOL N. Y. C. Villanova Literary Society 2, 3, 4; Villanovan 2, 3, 4; Belle Air Staff 4, College Editor. CDDIE is one of the best known fellows in the school. Known as well by the under classmen as the seniors, we are sure that all are going to miss him. He has been an active mem- ber of the Literary Society for the past three years, and has been one of its most zealous and enthusiastic votaries. In addition to his devotion to Thespia, Eddie has been a feature writer for the Villanovan, and turned in a fine job. His friendship has been a privilege, and in spite of graduation we hope to keep it. The best of life ' s pleasures is little enough for him. J. FRANK KRAFT Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Blazer Ball Committee 3; Owl Hop Committee 3; 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3, 4. A READY smile, a bit of good cheer, and here we are with Frank again. Ernest and steady, his work in the class room impressed many, but Frank did not let the cares of scholastic endeavor deter him from securing his bit of campus fame along athletic lines. As a member of the 150 lb. football team, he contributed much to the success of that aggregation during the last three years. He also was an ardent supporter of the college ' s social activities, serving on the Owl Hop and Blazer Ball committees. One hundred thirteen ANTHONY CHARLES LAMBERTI Bachelor of Science In Biology WEST PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. AMONG Tony ' s lesser known accomplishments was that of a poet. His verse, though he would never admit it, has very definite promise and it would not surprise us a bit to find him some day as a well known physician-poet. He has gained our admiration by his perseverance in his work. His questions in the classroom and his declamations outside of class doors, marked him as one of the cleverest men in the class. In the world of medicine he is bound to reach a high mark, and we are not doubtful in saying that he will reach the goal that he has set for himself. FREDERICK W. LANDAU Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering AOUINAS INSTITUTE ROCHESTER, N. Y. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; Sanctuary Society 2, 3, 4: Inter- Fraternity Basketball I, 2; Infra-Mural Basketball 3, 4. CRED is one of the fortunate few who never find it neces- sary to worry about studies, for a retentive memory and a willingness to work have kept him among the chosen few for four years. But let it not be thought that Fred spends all his time delving into the mysteries of science. Those who have met the cold and calculating look in his eye as he bids four spades, watched his performance as Fedigan Hall ' s stellar guard, or seen him tripping the light fantastic, have great respect for his diversified ability. He is an excellent chemist, a scholar and a gentleman. With these qualities his future success is assured. One hundred fourteen ROBERT LEHRFELD Bachelor of Science in Economics LA SALLE MILITARY ACADEMY LONG ISLAND, N. Y. Knickerbocker Club 4; Farewell Dance Committee 3; Junior Varsity Football 3; Ice Hockey 2; Tennis Team 2, 3. r E HAVE it on good authority that Lowell Thomas has offered Bob a life membership in " The Tall Story Club. " While his contributions were not as fully seasoned as were those of " Reds " Wallen, stil! they possessed a certain charm and naivete all their own. Entertaining, amusing, and always ready for fire or flood, Bob leaves us with some unforget- able (and unmentionable) memories, and we bid him adieu with smiling regret. Refining precious metals will claim most of his time after commencement, but we are hoping that re-union will find him again in our midst. WILLIAM LEVIS Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering AQUINAS INSTITUTE ROCHESTER, N. Y. T Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; Villanova Engineer I, 2, 3, 4; Inter-Frat Basketball I, 2; Inter-Dorm Basketball 3, 4; Inter-Frat Baseball I, 2, 3, 4; Tennis I, 2. 3, 4. HE voice of the oracle rises from the center of a group of dissenting murmurs, pointing out the fallacy of his op- ponent ' s argument. The frailty of human nature is Bill ' s favor- ite topic, but on returning from evening excursions to Bryn Mawr, he could be found with Eric Storms, discussing the intelligence of dogs. His ability on the basketball court was surpassed only by his adaptability to make friends, and the infectious laughter which announced a period of punning. Bill had one slogan on which his reputation was staked and which he followed faithfully with one or two exceptions. He was always on hand to send the boys off in search of evening entertainment with the fatherly advice, " Love, Romance, Phooey. " One hundred fifteen ALEXANDER H. G. LEWIS, Jr. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL SPRINGFIELD, MASS. Phi Kappa Pi 2, 3, 4; A. S. M. E. I, 2, 3, 4. Secretary and Treasurer 4; Belle Masque 2, 3: Villanova Engineer Staff 3; Villanovan Staff 4. CONSERVATIVE and serious, in speech and manner, Al consistently displayed the qualities of a true gentleman. His every action had for its purpose the attainment of his goal here at school, a thorough education. As a scholar, few evince such scrupulous interest in their studies, while as a friend, he manifests a depth of sincerity and honest interest in his associates. Moreover, in all these traits, his consistency has become the object of our admiration and respect. We have little fear that such character and determined effort can go unrewarded. HARRY K. LIEBERMAN Bachelor of Science in Economics OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL OVERBROOK, PA. Sophomore Debating Club; Junior Week Committee; Senior Ball Committee; Track I, 2. THE answer to what to wear and how to wear it, is found in a casual glance at Harry ' s neat attire on all occasions. Specifically, his main claim to immortality are his trick trousers. Aside from acquiring this distinction, Harry also dis- tinguished himself as an apt student, and a perfect man for all occasions. His was a familiar face at the campus dances, and his knowledge in conducting such affairs secured for him a position on the Junior Prom and Senior Ball Committees. We jump into the uncertainty with our tea leaves and offer our prognostications; Harry ' s thermometer of success will register a lot warmer than zero. One hundred sinteen JOSEPH HENRY LILLY Bachelor of Arts WEST CATHOLIC HIGH PHILADELPHIA, PA. Villanova Literary Society 4; Turf and Tinsel Club 4; Villanovan 3, 4; Belle Air Staff 4, Associate Editor. DRESENTINS Gertrude Stein ' s chief advocate at Villanova. This tall, personable chap has won more converts for this novelist at college than all the literary critics. While he waves banners for many causes, yet he has won a place in the hearts of his classmates. Joe has day-hopped for four years, and how, after the daily trial of missing his train, he has managed to keep his sparkling humor intact is a mystery to us. He seems to thrive on worry since year by year his whole-heartedness and enthusiasm has increased, much to our delight. Joe aims at law; do you doubt that he will suc- ceed? Well, we don ' t. AUGUSTINE CHARLES LIOTTA Bachelor of Science in Biology ELIZABETH, N. J. JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL 150 lb. Football 3, 4; Mendel Bulletin 4; Holy Name Society 4; Belle Air Staff 4. k AY we present one of the most brilliant chemists in the Pre-Med class. Gus has always been outstanding in the chemistry courses and the ease in which he came to the exams showed ample preparation. To say that Gus is not sincere and determined would be a grave injustice. He is earnest and conscientious in all his undertakings. However, Gus did not confine himself entirely to the labors of a chem lab for he was one of the stalwarts on the line of the lightweight football team. You have enjoyed success while with us, Gus. May it always continue to shine upon you. We are sorry that we can only give you moral support in your future endeavor. One hundred seventeen RUDOLPH JOSEPH LOPEZ Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; College Band I, 2, 3, 4; Owl Hop Committee 4; Junior Week Committee; Blazer Ball Committee; A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4. DUDY has the doubtful distinction of being the champion Tuba player of the campus. However, in this capacity he was invaluable to the college band. The above imposing list of extra-curricular activities show that Rudy did not allow his studies in the engineering school to cramp his style. His scholastic standing in class shows that he did not engage in these activities at the expense of his studies. With his pleasing personality and versatile abilities, Rudy should go far. Here ' s hoping! ARTHUR E. LYNCH Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. BENEDICTS PREP. NEWARK, N. J. North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball I, 2, 3; Freshman Basketball Coach 4; Intra-Mural Football I, 2, 3; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3, 4. u NDOUBTEDLY one of the most popular men in the class, Art has gained this distinction by his droll humor and genial greeting. It is impossible to associate with him and not become affected by his contagious good nature. His proficiency on the basket-ball court, both as a player and a coach, is written into the school records. The frosh victory over Temple this season is traceable directly to Art ' s ability as a tutor. Putting his points across so admirably, argues well for his career in the legal profession. One hundred eighteen JOHN S. LYONS Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; A. S. M. E. 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Belle Masque 3, 4; Beta Gamma 3, 4. JOHN is one fellow who will succeed, if determination and hard work have anything to do with it. Although very faithful to his studies in the engineering school, he still found time to win a place for himself on the varsity debating team. Though it was impossible for him to try for the organized sports teams of the college, he participated in such sports as swimming, tennis and golf. Besides the above, he was also well known for his tastes in bow ties and pipes. FRANCIS J. MACEK Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering DETROIT, MICH. ST. MARY ' S HIGH SCHOOL Varsity Football 2; Intra-Mural Basketball 4; A. S. M. E. 3, 4. THE terrors of engineering held no fear for this broad shouldered, good natured fellow. Though carrying a heavy schedule, Frank found time to perform on the football team during our first two years which was indeed a remark- able accomplishment. And yet he managed to maintain the high scholastic standard which he attained. Even tempered, possessing a jovial nature he was well liked by all. Though little is known of his eccentricities, his weakness for loud cravats will always be remembered. Frank intends to enter the mechanical engineering field and he has prepared himself well. So long, Frank, and may success be yours. One hundred nineteen JOSEPH W. MAIER Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 2, 3. 4; A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Villanova En- gineer 4; Intra-Mural Basketball 3, 4. IOE, a scholar and a gentleman, knew his goal at Villanova and set about attaining it. However, he realized that all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, so he played intra- mural basketball and attended the college dances. Combin- ing his ambition and his ability to do hard, earnest, studying, he attained a degree of success that fore-tells nothing but a brilliant future and deserved fame. LOUIS EDWARD MALINA Bachelor of Science in Biology NORTHEAST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. College Band 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 3, 4; Freshman Football. I UDICROUS LOU— Acting as the " Baron ' s " stooge, and attempting in every manner to fulfill the requirements necessary for the cognomen of class wit, this gentleman with the pleasant smile ever afforded us many mirthful mo- ments. If asking questions is indicative of one ' s yearning for knowledge, Lou surely leaves Villanova with a prodigious supply. Though his ambition to acquire knowledge fitting him for the field of medicine was his chief concern, Lou also diverted his attention to other fields, as was evident from his activity in the College Band and Orchestra. As he goes from our midst, we wish him many happy returns. Bon voyage to a fine fellow. One hundred twenty DOMINIC JOSEPH MARION Bachelor of Science in Biology CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL CHESTER, PA. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; Chairman of Dinner Dance Committee 4; initiation Committee 3, 4; Football I, 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Athletics 2, 3, 4. f OM has proven to us that active participation in ath- letics is not a detriment to the attainment of success in the classroom. For the past three years he has held the berth of varsity fullback on the football team and has been re- sponsible for many of the " Cat ' s " victories. Dom is a fine student, an agreeable companion, and furthermore, he will make the world at large better ac- quainted with the fact that Villanova is truly a Moulder of Men. Remember the words of Teddy Roosevelt, Dom, when you enter the field of medical study — " Hit the line hard, " and carry to that terrain the aggressiveness that you have shown on the field of battle for your beloved Alma Mater. JAMES VINCENT MIGLIORE Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. PETERS PREP. JERSEY CITY, N. J. North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4; Senior Ball Committee; Assistant in Immunology and Bacteriology Laboratories 4. " " NUIET and retiring, Jimmie has always been an exemplary ■ student. In assisting in the Bacteriology and Immunology laboratories in his Senior year, he has clearly demonstrated his ability as a student. Jim never seemed to worry about his work but continued getting good grades despite the fact. He often came to our assistance in the labs, so that our difficulties in mastering the technique of blood tests, etc., were soon overcome. He goes forth to offer his services to humanity. After four more years of study, he will surely carry worth while qualifi- cations to the realm of medical practice. We will be watch- ing your rise, Jim. May it be rapid and lasting. One hundred twenty-one SAMUEL B. MILES. JR. Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Junior Tea Dance Committee; Tennis I, 2, 3, 4, Captain I, 3. CAM " nets " results from his tennis. He was captain of the freshman team and was again elected in 1932. He is the kind of fellow who will get a good hold on his " racket " in life; he will drive ahead when others turn back; his " stroke " will be unfaltering when others waver. Sam knows no such word as defeat. He will win all " sets " no matter who opposes him; no matter what obstacles confront him. He is ready to give anyone a " match. " Who wants a light any- way? ALFRED LEO MILLER Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering ST. JOHN ' S PREP DANVERS, MASS. A. I. E. E. 4; Vigilance Committee 2; J. V. Football 3, 4; Inter-Dorm Baseball 3, 4. " IT ' S not ' Barren ' Plains — it ' s ' Barre Plains ' , one of God ' s favorite spots; " and thus Brick bespeaks his fond pride in his hometown. If all the citizens of Barre are of the same happy nature as " Reds, " it must be one great place. Despite his owning the reddest hair on the campus, he is of even temperament, and has yet to be caught with either worry or frown. His greeting is ever a cheerful grin and a clever jest. His vigorous activities of mind and body have made him an accomplished student and athlete. We ' ll miss you, Brick — but we trust soon to hear of your attainments. One hundred twenty-two GEORGE JOHN MORIN Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. BENEDICT ' S HIGH SCHOOL NEWARK, N. J. ( )NE can always tell when George is approaching. A quick, short and determined step might be said to be characteristic of George in more ways than ons. Prompt- ness, getting to the point, and determination are the prin- ciples to which he strictly adheres. George has shown capa- bilities as a scholar that should make progressiveness a constant virtue in his future. We are thankful for having had the opportunity to know and associate with th ' s gentleman, who gained a natural prestige in the hearts cf his fellowmen in but two short years. With a sincere wish for your success in the study of medicine, we bid good-bye. JOSEPH FRANCIS MORRISON Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. AGNES ' HIGH SCHOOL TOWANDA, PA. Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2, 3, 4; Treasurer 3; Board of Governors 4; Holy Name Society 4; Junior Prom Com- mittee; Mendel Bulletin Staff 4; Treasurer Senior Class; Inter Fraternity Basketball I, 2; Intra-Mural Basketball 3, 4. A HEN we first met Joe, we found him to be a quiet unobtrusive gentleman with a friendly word for every- one. It was but a short time before we recognized in him qualities of more than usually high standing. Since character always shows itself, Joe was soon found to be surrounded by many companions and numerous friends. As proof of the esteem he has gained, he was elected by his classmates to the office of Secretary of the Class in his Senior year. The Senior Class is indebted to you, Joe, and regrets that it can ' t do more than wish you a future filled with happiness and success. One hundred twenty-three RICHARD AUGUSTINE MORRISSEY Bachelor of Science in Biology LAWRENCE HIGH SCHOOL LAWRENCE, MASS. AT SOME time or other, who has not heard of Lawrence, Mass. Here is one of her most loyal supporters and her representative in the 1934 edition of the School of Science. Endowed with business acumen, Dick has been the student manager of the tailor concession on the campus for the past year. Although he labored while most of us were enjoying leisure moments, he managed to obtain a record in his studies that speaks for itself. It is our hope that the future will be filled with the best there is, for one who has labored so diligently for the attainment of an ideal. EDWARD LAWRENCE MURTHA Bachelor of Science in Economics OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL OVERBROOK, PA. Blazer Ball Committee: 150 lb. Football Team 3, 4; Boxing Team I . CINCE entering Villanova as a much abused freshman, Ed has been a favorite with the fellows. He possesses all the qualifications of a citizen of Cork except the brogue. He has a brusque manner but a very likeable personality. Ed ' s chief form of indulgence was confined to discussion with his pro- fessors. He would argue on anything from agronomy to zoology, from technocracy to the constitution of a Ford. Ed expects to study law and his determined spirit should carry him far in the legal profession. One hundred twenty-four EDWARD JOHN McBRIDE Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering WEST PHILADELPHIA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; Belle Masque 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Catholic Press Apostolate 4; The Engineer 4; 150 lb. Football 4. CD IS an attractive sort of fellow, personable, reliable, and master of witty conversation. In the four years of our association, he has shown an affability instrumental in the formation of numerous friendships. His companions find him sincere, interested and loyal, and their faith in him has been manifested by the several offices he has held. Ed has ever been among the first ranking students of his class. He has been endowed with the rare combination of cleverness and ambition. We trust that in the not too dis- tant future, we shall hear of a newly recognized scientist, Ed McBride. WILLIAM A. McCALL Bachelor of Science in Economics MT. CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL MT. CARMEL, PA. DILL ' S face flings itself wide open like the church portals when the bride and bridegroom enter. You can perceive his iridescent personality in his warm, captivating smile and easy friendly tone of voice. As a student he can be placed in that happy category that never worries about anything, but in classes he was always ready with an answer to any question that a professor might ask him. One of Bill ' s characteristics is a fondness for novelty. During the past year his fad was whittling, and his wood carvings caused much favorable comment. Bill ' s ambition is to become a Federal Bank Examiner, and we sincerely hope his ambitions materialize. One hundred twenty-five WILLIAM PAUL McCARTHY Bachelor of Science in Biology CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL TRENTON. N. J. Lambda Kappa Delta 2, 3, 4, Sergeant-et-Arms 4; Holy Name Society 4; Blazer Ball Committee: Mendel Bulletin, Editor-in-chief 4; Photography Editor of the Belle Air 4; Junior Varsity Football 2, 3. 4. DILL has been a class leader since his Freshman days. His records are self-sufficing to warrant a very enviable future. This year saw the first great change in the manner in which the Mendel Bulletin was presented, and it is a credit to him and his associates, but we think that he held the divining rod in its makeup. In bidding farewell, it is foolish for us to express any predictions for success, but your unequalled acheivement at Villanova is our evidence in predicting future attainment. WILLIAM FRANCIS McDONALD Bachelor of Arts BROOKLYN PREP. BROOKLYN, N. Y. Glee Club I; Vigilance Committee 2; Freshman Dance Committee; Villanovan Staff I. IOINING us four years ago as one of the youngest mem- bers of our class, Mac ' s facility for grasping the in- tricacies of any philosophical treatise was early recognized by his professors and classmates. Ever in the best of spirits, nothing seemed to provoke worriment for this fine fellow. When most of his classmates were highly concerned over some impending exam, Mac, with a snap of the fingers, would chide them for letting such a trivial thing worry them, assuring them of its easiness. His sunny disposition, ready wit and willingness to lend a helping hand whenever possible, gained for him a legion of friends. It is with sincerest wishes for a sunny future that we bid farewell to a true friend. One hundred twenty-si« THOMAS MICHAEL McDONNELL Bachelor of Science in Economics CAMDEN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CAMDEN, N. J. THIS good natured chap has quietly passed through the years, his engaging smile always ready to greet us. A sincere student, Tom ' s family traditions have inclined him towards a teaching career, and we are sure that a con- tinued manifestation of his demonstrated qualities will be a great asset to the teaching profession. Though to his many friends the severing of school day bonds will be a source of great regret, consolation will be theirs with the under- standing that he leaves to bring renown to himself and to his Alma Mater. THOMAS FRANCIS McFEELEY Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. PETER ' S PREP. JERSEY CITY, N. J. North Jersey Club 3, 4, President 4; Blazer Ball Com- mittee 3; Student Council 4; Class President 4; Basket- ball I, 2; Coach J. V. Basketball 3, 4. I IKEABLE, gracious and modest, " Mac " was helpless against the tide of campus favor that overwhelmed him. Leadership was a quality that evidenced itself early in his college career. His activities, ranging from coaching ath- letics to directing prominent social affairs, were handled in the quiet and efficient manner of the born organizer. His popularity crystallized in his Senior year, when his classmates elected him to lead them into the home stretch. Despite the strain of numerous activities, " Mac " also managed to keep in front scholastically. Good Luck. One hund.ed twenty-seven CORNELIUS J. McGARITY Bachelor of Arts MALVERN PREP. MALVERN, PA. Day Hops Club I, 2, 3, 4; Stroke Club 2, 3. 4. THE well dressed gentleman — Mac ' s chief interests seem to lie in things literary. An inveterate reader, he could commentate with pedantic skill on any current publications, as first editions proved his weakness. Even tempered, he seemed to follow the happy medium in everything. His genial nature, coupled with his well founded humor, often the source of many entertaining moments for the Artsmen, won for him the admiration of all his classmates. Mac in- tends to study law and we feel confident in predicting for him a most fruitful career. Au revoir, Mac. CHARLES FRANCIS McGEE Bachelor of Science in Economics CLARK HIGH SCHOOL HANOVER N. H. Football 1,2, 3, 4; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Freshman Class Secretary; Senior Ball Committee 4; Vigilance Com- mittee 2; Junior Varsity Baseball 3; Track 2, 3; Intra- Mural Baseball 1,2, 3, 4. A BIG smile and a boisterous hello have won for Charlie a wide coterie of friends. Earnest, hard working, and gifted with a silvery Irish tongue (it is believed that he stole the blarney stone, instead of kissing it), he has attained a significant place in the campus activities. Along with all his athletic, social and dramatic activities, " Mac " conducted a flourishing shoe business and he was the sole originator of that famous slogan " Regals for a Dime. " And so it is with regret that we must say au revoir and happy days to this prince of good fellows. One hundred twenty-eight FRANCIS JOHN McGINLEY, JR. WEST CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Villanova Literary Society I, 2, 3, 4; A. S. M. E. I, 2, 3, 4; Phi Kappa Pi I, 2, 3, 4; Villanova Engineer Staff I, 2, 3. A LONG with the well known rigors of the engineering course, Frank has not neglected the cultural side of life. His activity in the literary society and on the Villanova Engineer staff bear witness to this fact. These activities will be invaluable to him later on, enabling him to meet people outside of the engineering field, and not create the im- pression that he has the proverbial engineer ' s one-track mind. WILLIAM F. McGRAW Bachelor of Science in Economics CARBONDALE HIGH SCHOOL CARBONDALE. PA. Vigilance Committee 2; Wilkes-Barre Club I, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Assistant Football Manager 4; Treas- urer of Freshman Class; Junior Prom Committee; Intra- Mural Football 3, 4; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Holy Name Society 4. k AN about town! Gifted with a winning personality and very good looks, Bill is Villanova ' s official envoy at those places where they demand, nothing but the best, which phrase brings Bill ' s love for music and those higher arts so often shunned by the present day collegian. A day would not be complete without Bill humming or whistling his favorite, " Someday I ' ll Find You. " Whether his quest is a dream girl or a job is dubious, but we are sure he will be lucky in his search. One hundred twenty-nine FRANCIS JOHN McNAMARA Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering LOWER MERION HIGH SCHOOL ARDMORE, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 2, 3, 4; Villanova Chemical Engineering Society I, 2, 3, 4; Belle Masgue 2, 3; Assistant Band Manager 2, 3, 4: Intra-Mural Football 3, 4; Intra-Mural Basketball I. 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Baseball 3, 4. EVER ready with a quip and quick retort, Mac stops all candidates when it comes to repartee. His sparkling wit and crisp sarcasm make him a match for any opponent. This mental alertness is not confined to mere wise-cracks, for Mac puts it to better use in the classroom, where he is recognized as a scholastic leader. Athletically he also excels; his speed and sharpness of eye made him a star on the Day- hop ' s basketball team. JOSEPH JAMES NEYLON Bachelor of Arts BROOKLYN PREP. BROOKLYN, N. Y. J. V. Football 3; 150 lb. football 4; Sophomore Dance Committee: Treasurer of Senior Class; Chairman of Junior Ring Committee. CROM the farming region of Long Island came this soft spoken redheaded lad, known to us all as " Babe. " Al- though " Babe " spoke in a tone that was at times almost a whisper, yet this softness did not constitute his whole makeup. Coupled with a determined spirit, he was the possessor of a keen analytical insight, and once he made a decision was resolute in upholding it. He was ever a fighter. This was shown by his actions on the football field as a member of the Junior Varsity and 150 lb. teams. Babe ' s fighting spirit also won for him the office of Treasurer of the Senior class. One hundred thirty JOHN J. NICHOLS Bachelor of Science in Economics LANSDOWNE HIGH SCHOOL LANSDOWNE, PA. Spanish Club 3, 4; International Relations Club 3, 4; Freshman Dance Committee; Blazer Ball Committee; Intra- neural Football 3, 4; J. V. Basketball 3, 4. IACK, as he is known to his many friends, is one of those rare personalities noted for his dry humor and lazy toler- ance. Transportation, which is his hobby, has " Nick " as a friend, both in the classroom and in the practical field. A splendid record of grades silently bespeaks his conscientious- ness and perseverance. This success assures a brilliant future and deserved fame that his zealous efforts will earn for him. WILLIAM THOMAS NOVELLINE Bachelor of Arts CHAUNCEY HALL SCHOOL BOSTON, MASS. Boston Club I; J. V. Football 3, Captain 4. B ILL, captain of this year ' s J. V. football team, was the pride and joy of Fedigan Hall. Even tempered, his con- sistent sociable and jovial nature gained for him a host of friends, though he was often chided for that well known Novellinian squint. One of our better students, Bill intends to follow a politi- cal career, and it is our honest opinion that no better choice could have been made. While with us he has displayed those qualities of leadership and sociability which are most im- portant requisites in this calling, and we are certain that he will attain an enviable position in the political world. One hundred thirty-one EDWARD VINCENT OCELUS Bachelor of Science in Biology ST. STEPHENS HIGH SCHOOL PORT CARBON. PA. Belle Air Staff 3. 4, Business Manager 4; Mendel Bulletin Staff. Business Manager; Lambda Kappa Delta I, 2. 3, 4, Board of Governors 4; Junior Varsity Football 2, 3. 4; Inter-Fraternity Basketball I, 2; Sophomore Cotillion 2: Catholic Press Apostolale I, 2. 3, 4: Holy Name Society 2, 4; Assistant in Biology Laboratory 4. IT IS said that the man who makes the most of his time and opportunities achieves success. If this affirmation is true. then success has al ways smiled on Eddie. Since he began his college career, due to his perseverance and application, he has slowly reached the top of the ladder of scholastic attain- ment. During the past year, he guided the financial destinies of the two Senior publications; indeed an enviable honor. In the graduating of Eddie, Villanova loses a fine gentle- man and unassuming good fellow. And so to the Medical profession he makes his way — the type of fellow the world is seeking. JAMES THOMAS O ' CONNELL Bachelor of Arts ST. VINCENT ' S HIGH SCHOOL PLYMOUTH, PA. President Freshman, Sophomore Classes: Willces-Barre Club I, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3; Vigilance Committee 2; Belle Air Staff 3. ALTHOUGH Jim was a bit late entering our ranks, he easily found a place in our hearts. He early gave evi- dence of being an able leader, and it was due to his un- selfish and untiring efforts as President during our first two years that we left Villanova with a spotless financial record. Besides being a leader of class activities, " Oke " was also a master of wit, especially in the classroom. His humorous responses invariably brought laughter from both professor and student, and to him is due much of the credit for dis- pelling the gloom of trying days. Here ' s luck, Old Man. One hundred thirty-two THOMAS GERALD O ' DONNELL Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. JOHN ' S PREP. DANVERS, MASS. Vigilance Committee 2; Sophomore Dance Committee 2; Student Council 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club 2, 3, 4; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Football I, 2, 3, 4; Baseball I, 2, 3, 4. A SMILING Bostonian, with a broad " a, " athletically in- clined with a particular yen for football, — there you have Tom. Exuding good-nature, he leaves behind a host of friends. Thomas claims that his hobby is Law, but our infor- mation department tells us that he delights in annoying Pancheri and Murtha, the two mastodons of the Business School. Coaching will claim him after commencement, and if he can inject his own personality into his proteges, they will be a likable bunch of kids. We assume they will be successful. WILLIAM O ' PREY MANUAL TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL BROOKLYN, N. Y. Class President 3; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4; Belle Air Associate Editor 4; Freshman Football; Track 4; Intra- Mural Boxing 4. A BRILLIANT mind, a dynamic personality, tenacious in the pursuit of an ideal, and a man of multitudinous accom- plishments. Happenings at Villanova and Bill went hand and hand during his sojourn with us. His accomplishments have left no doubt in the minds of all that he was an outstanding figure of this illustrious class. These attainments lead to a natural prediction of great success for him in the business world. With a fond hope of future meetings and best wishes, we bid you farewell. One hundred thirty-three RUDOLPH PANCHERI Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. ANN ' S HIGH SCHOOL LANSFORD, PA. Coal Cracker Club I, 2. QUIET and reserved we were seldom aware that Rudy was in our midst. He indeed was the exemplar of the maxim, " Silence is Golden. " Though he could hardly be con- sidered one of the social devotees of the class, the more important functions usually found him in attendance. We will always remember Rudy for his quiet and affable manner, and sincere will to learn. In bidding adieu we sin- cerely hope you will enjoy great success. JOSEPH PETERS Bachelor of Science in Economics CHRISTIAN BROTHERS ACADEMY Albany Club 2, 3, 4. ALBANY, N. Y. " LJIZZONER, " the Mayor of 69th Street, is a person of formidable dignity. The best short definition of his personal magnetism is energetic. On entering Villanova, Joe nurtured the quixotic ambition of completing the regular four year course in three. Hence, it was, that whenever we saw. Joe fast-stepping it about the campus with that tradi- tional derby for a headpiece, he was usually weighed down by a stack of books. Ambitious, determined, with a pleasing personality he was indeed a sincere friend and it is with regretful words we say farewell; May you bask in the sun- light of success, Joe. One hundred thirty-four THOMAS JOSEPH PETINGA Bachelor of Science in Biology ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. 150 lb. Football 2, 3, 4. XA HAT Tommie lacked in size, he more than made up in aggressiveness. His playing on the football field was like his class work — steady, consistent and result gaining. Never have we known him for any other qualities but those of a real fellow and understanding friend. We are sure that his attainments in medicine will be of the highest order, for patient labor toward an objective is always rewarded with a measure of success. JOHN WALTER PICKELL Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL HARRISBURG, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 1,2, 3, 4; A. I. E. E. I, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4; Sanctuary Society 1,2, 3, 4; Catholic Press Apostolate I, 2, 3, 4; Holy Name Society 4; Villanova Engineer Staff 2, 3. u TTERLY unconcerned with the troubles of this turbulent world, John hums along his merry way, and when we say hums, we mean just that. He takes his happiness where he finds it and leaves worry where it lies. But " Pat, " as Father O ' Leary named him, is neither careless in study, nor incon- siderate in his friendships. His mathematical gymnastics are really pedantic, and his associates will certify to his sincerity and benevolence. He is endowed with a personality that is natural, agreeable and engaging; a mentali ty that is quick to grasp, and sure to remember. John needs no introduction to success. May his life continue in its happiness and in- crease in its prosperity. One hundred thirty-five ALPHONSE PITONE Bachelor of Science in Biology SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Associate Chairman Junior Week: 150 lb. Football 2. 3, 4. CACH day of the scholastic year saw Al sauntering to the campus, weighed down with books, with his mind set on the idea of becoming one of Villanova ' s sons. For four years, he has labored in an earnest manner so that he would secure a staunch foundation upon which to build a success- ful medical career. We are of the opinion that he has done this well, and we hope that the highest fruits of accomplish- ment will crown the efforts of such a sincere student. BROWN PREP. DANIEL A. PORRECA Bachelor of Science in Biology PHILADELPHIA, PA. CONSISTENCY plus — that ' s Dan. Of serious mien, he was one of those shy, retiring chaps who had, nevertheless, time to appreciate the levity of his classmates. His ever even temper and cheery smile did more than just win friends. It held them, endeared them to him even under the most trying circumstances. His ambitions in the field of medicine are certain of fulfillment because of his earnest and diligent work. One hundred thirty-si» EMMETT PRIOR Bachelor of Science in Economics ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Philadelphia Catholic Club 3, 4; Day Hops Club 2, 3; Blazer Ball Committee 3; Belle Air Staff, Associate Editor 4. V ISUALIZE a powerful dynamo, smoothly and efficiently generating countless amperes of energy, and you have a perfect picture of Emmett, and the manner in which he produces his work. Quietly and with few words, the task is finished, and the findings are proffered with an engaging smile. Relentless in the pursuit of the fine detail, Emmett is destined for success in Government Service. Likable, friendly and able, he leaves us with nothing but pleasant memories. FERDINAND HILAIRE RAAB Bachelor of Science in Economics ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. R. C. H. S. Club I, 2; Day Hop Club 4; School Band I, 2, 3. AN OLD Spanish proverb says, " There is little curiosity about the pedigree of a good man. " Fred has enough good qualities to satisfy the most exacting biographer. We all know Fred for the fine character that he is. Friendly, good- natured, persistent, are words which come to mind when an attempt is made to describe him. Fred expects to teach economics and a continued manifestation of his demon- strated characteristics will assure him of a most successful teaching career. One hundred thirty-seven GEORGE LOUIS RANDOUR Bachelor of Arts Mcdonald high school Mcdonald, pa. ■ Football 2, 3, 4, Captain 4; Varsity Club 2, 3. 4; Turf and Tinsel Club 4; Freshman and Sophomore Dance Com- mittees: Blue Blazer Ball Committee; Senior Ball Com- mittee; Turf and Tinsel Club 3, 4. PRESENTING Villanova ' s All-American athlete of the year. Whitey, captain of this year ' s great football team, was one of the leading figures of our class. Though he scintillated on the gridiron for the past four years, it must not be thought that this was the extent of his cleverness. Display- ing the same spirit which made him one of Villanova ' s great- est athletes, he has been one of our most serious students. Modest and unassuming, in spite of the honors which accrued to him, he was one of the most popular men on the campus, and we are sure all are going to miss him. DONALD FRANCIS REDINGTON Bachelor of Science in Economics WYOMING SEMINARY WILKES-BARRE, PA. Wilkes-Barre Club 1,2, 3, 4, President 4; Vigilance Com- mittee 2; Chairman Senior Ball 4; Freshman Basketball I; Junior Varsity Basketball 3, 4; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3, 4. £ NE of the best known and best liked men of the class, Don has always been a prominent and loyal supporter of campus activities. His ability gained for him the Chair- manship of the Senior Ball committee and it was due greatly to his leadership and initiative that it was such a financial and social success. Of determined nature, he has acquired quite a reputation as a stubborn and convincible debater. Don intends to enter the legal profession and we think that in future years we will hear of him as one of the leading barristers of the coal regions. One hundred thirty-eight CARL CHRISTIAN REITH Bachelor of Science in Economics POTTSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL POTTSVILLE, PA. Vigilance Committee 2; Intra-Mural Football 3; Intra- Mural Swimming 4. POSSESSING a nature and a rollicking infectious laugh, the " Duke " always manages to make himself the life of the party. An ardent devotee of the Terpsichorean art, it is his proud boost that in the last four years he hasn ' t missed an important dance within a radius of twenty miles. When thinking of Carl ' s fine qualities, we cannot help but predict that when the Duke steps out, the world will sit up and take notice. ROBERT CLIFFORD RIED Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering LOWER MERION HIGH SCHOOL ARDMORE, PA. American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2, 3, 4. LJOW Bob accomplishes all that he does is beyond our comprehension. Mechanically expert, mentally keen and adroit, he has maintained an excellent standard throughout his college career. At the same time, his activities outside of school have been greater than most of us would dare at- tempt. By nature, this " Conshohockenite " is an agreeable type, trustworthy, sociable, and cheerful. His bad habits are limited to one, if it may be classified as such, and that ' s his pipe, from which he is quite inseparable. We ' ve learned to tolerate that, however, for Bob is great company, both in- teresting and humorous. We ' re all sorry to leave you, Bob — Congratulations and Best Wishes. One hundred thirty-nine CHARLES VAIL RILEY Bachelor of Arts BROOKLYN PREP. BROOKLYN, N. Y. Turf and Tinsel 3. 4; Associate Basketball Manager 3, 4; Football Manager I, 2. LENTLEMAN and man of affairs, " Chase " is one whose acquaintance-ship is really a pleasure. While he has many diversified interests, his forte is philosophy. He reads philosophical theses, treatises and disputations with the same avidity that the ordinary individual devotes to novels of the lighter variety. When Charlie is in the midst of a crowd, if he is not engaging in some metaphysical debate, you can be sure that he is off on one of his well known story telling sprees. Though he intends to enter the legal profession, we feel certain that if he had the whim to turn columnist, Mrs. Winchell ' s little Walter ' s position would be dangerously threatened. CONSTANTINE IGNATIUS ROSCOVICS Bachelor of Science in Biology WYOMING SEMINARY WILKES-BARRE, PA. o NE man we will nominate for the Acme of conscientious- ness — In his four years, he has never taken a deliberate " cut, " that is setting a record which speaks for itself. A splendid acquisition of grades silently proves his diligence, and bespeaks his perseverance. With the prospects of a life in medicine before him, he has prepared well. On the threshold of that career, with his proven ability as a student at Villanova, we bid him bon voyage with all surety of a successful future. One hundred forty WILLIAM ARTHUR SANTANIELLO Bachelor of Science in Biology NEW UTRECHT HIGH SCHOOL BROOKLYN, N. Y. 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3, 4. B LL slipped off fhe train at Villanova four years ago, a little bewildered boy, scarcely over five feet tall. At the age of sixteen, he found his way to the campus, and began a very successful college career. We note him today, a man almost six feet in stature and we marvel at the change time has made in him. An excellent student, a mainstay on the 150 lb. Football team, and an all- around good fellow, now that the four years have run their course, we can wish him nothing but the best of luck, and the world of success in the future. May it contain many glad tidings. FRANK SCERCA Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; 150 lb. Football Team 2, 3, 4. CRANK is one e ngineer who destroys the popular illusion that good students are usually poor athletes. His hard playing on the 150 lb. football team inspired fear in the hearts of all opposing backs who attempted to gain around his end of the line. He also starred for the Mendel Dayhops ' basketball team and was an important factor in their credit- able showing in the intra-mural league. One hundred forty-one EMANUEL SELTZER Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA. PA. THERE is a fascination never lost by mankind in putting on the robes of a seer. Whenever economic questions were under discussion in class, Manny would unfold some theory undreamed of by the economists, and he advanced some remarkable arguments to sustain his statements. He possesses a calm, deliberate manner in action and speech, and desires to utilize these gifts by becoming a member of the Bar. Judging by the amount of energy he expends, he may even reach Congress. We hope so. WILLIAM SIRICA Bachelor of Science in Biology MT. ASSUMPTION INSTITUTE WATERBURY, CONN. Connecticut Club 2, 3, 4, President 4, Vice-President 3; Junior Prom Chairman 3; Vice-President of Class 4; Inter-Dorm Basketball 2, 3, 4. CVERY class has that certain fellow, who distinguishes him- self at an early moment in his college career, and carries this distinction throughout his student days. Bill made his fir t step toward being an outstanding fellow in our Fresh- man days, when he became the honored recipient of the famous letter. As the days progressed, we recognized him more and more as a leader and hence he held various offices of dis- tinction in his last two years with us. Bill is a capable student and a proven friend. He intends to study medicine and goes into the battle with all our best wishes for a rapid success. One hundred forty-two MORRIS SORKIN Bachelor of Science in Biology OVERBROOK HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Villanovan ' s I, 2; Band I, 2, 3, 4. A LWAYS possessed of a mild disposition. Moe gained a legion of friends during his stay at Villanova. His beam- ing smile was indicative of the kind nature that was his. The " Colonel, " as he was sometimes known, was noted for the aggressiveness and determination with which he pursued his studies. His notebook was an example of the orderliness which characterized his entire nature. The same quality was also manifested in the meticulous manner in which he was attired for the past four years. Since orderliness in life is a primary requisite, Moe can be assured of a most success- ful career. Best wishes, Moe. JOHN KASTNER STEETS Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering ST. BENEDICTS PREP. NEWARK, N. J. A. I. E. E. 4; Holy Name Society 4; Band I, 2, 3, 4. JACK ' S engineering tendencies are toward radio and he has already made himself quite famous in this field. At the Gym this past winter, his experiments with the amplifica- tion system greatly aided in increasing its efficiency and also afforded us many enjoyable musical concerts. His achievements are not confined to the intricacies of electric- ity alone, however, for he participates in many sports. On spring afternoons he could be found proficiently swinging either a racquet, a mashie or a bat. Nightly he persistently pored over his books, maintaining the high standard he set since his freshman year. Jack is a well respected and sincere friend. We not only predict great things for him; we really expect them. One hundred forty-three C. ERIC STORMS ATLANTIC CITY HIGH SCHOOL ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Phi Kappa Pi 1.2, 3, 4, President 4; A. S. C. E. 2, 3, 4; Sanctuary Society 2, 3, 4; Owl Hop Committee 2; Blazer Ball Conmilree 3: Vigilance Committee 2; The Villanova Engineer 2, 3, 4; Belle Air Staff 4. IDIOSYNCRASIES are common to all men, and Eric is not an exception. Eric ' s most noted one, however, is the mani- festation of fair play. Four years he has been with us and constantly he has shown that this is a dominant trait in his character. Eric is a consistent worker and a staunch friend, possessed of all the qualities which one would desire in a companion, and these to a marked degree. His election to numerable class offices and committees demonstrates the faith and esteem that was held for him by all. If past and present successes may be used as criteria in predicting the future, then we can truly say, success is yours, Eric. Adieu. EDWARD J. TINNEY Bachelor of Science in Economics WEST PHILADELPHIA HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. QN GRADUATION da y, Ed will be thankful that he won ' t ever again get the " charley horse " trying to catch the eight forty-five P. W. If Ed didn ' t get a run for his money during the past four years, he at least got a short dash. Friendships form a big part of our later lives, and Ed has a capacity for making true and enduring ones that should prove to be of the fiber to withstand the tooth of time. Ed intends to practice law, and it is with sincerest wishes for a successful career we bid farewell. One hundred forty-four MICHAEL CHARLES TOMASSO Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi I, 2, 3, 4; Belle Masque 2, 3, 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Track I, 2, 3, 4; Boxing I, 2, 3, 4. CONSERVATIVE, soft spoken, and considerate, Mike is the model gentleman. By no means, however, would it pay to rile him, for he combines this peaceful nature with more strenuous physical tendencies, being one of the leading con- tenders for the college middleweight championship. Not satisfied with that distinction, he felt the need of another outlet for his abundant energy, so he took to track, in which field he attained additional merit. Mike is a student, more- over, as well as an athlete, and his efforts in that direction are worthy of equal commendation. He is well equipped in mind and body to face a busy world, gain recognition, and reach a high goal. VINCENT TOTIN Bachelor of Arts BROOKLYN ACADEMY BROOKLYN, N. Y. Intra-Mi ral Basketball 2, 3; J. V. Basketball 4. A MOST loyal Fediganite, Vince has quietly passed his years with us. A big silent fellow, he has been one of the prominent figures representing Fedigan in all intra-mural sports. During the past year he was also a member of the J. V. basketball team, and his performances, as always, were good ones. Always giving the best in athletic contests, he has also been a zealous student and his record shows it. We expect to hear great things from Vince because he tackles every job with enthusiasm, energy and will. One hundred forty-five JOHN UKLEJA ROMAN CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Phi Kappa Pi 3. 4, Secretary 4: A. S. C. E. 2, 3. 4, Trea- surer 4; Villanova Engineer 3, 4. TO BE able to wear the cap and bells of the jester without loss of dignity is one of the accomplishments of Uke. Although he will remain in our thoughts, as one who never missed an opportunity for a well-timed jest, a true picture of him reveals his ability to gain friends and stick by them. Not without just cause was he chosen Secretary of Phi Kap, and his records of the meetings will probably confound future scribes as much as they amused the fraternity. John ' s success is well established with his virtues of sin- cerity and cheerfulness; provided he does not attempt to shatter the dignity of the professional world as he did the staid professors. ABE ULITSKY Bachelor of Science in Biology NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL PHILADELPHIA, PA. Turf and Tinsel Club 4. W h ' HY is it that you meet such fellows as Abe so late in college life? Coming into our midst as the Senior year began, we were soon to accept him as one who had gone through the preceding years with us. We enjoyed Abe, and his impersonations of the various characters of stage, screen and radio fame. We appreciated his demonstrated talents in the lecture halls. Mendel Hall will be losing one of her scholars, for the medical profession has stolen him from her. Face the demon " Life " with the same spirit you have shown in your undergraduate days, and it will be unnecessary to whisper " Success is Yours. " One hundred forty-si» EDGAR VERBYLA CROSBY HIGH SCHOOL WATERBURY, CONN. Connecticut Club I, 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4; A. I. E. E. 4; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3, 4. DEING a product of the brass center of the world Ed is the perfect alloy of individual characteristics. He has ever maintained a proper proportion of mental, social and athletic activity, and is the type that does things thoroughly. Nightly as he studied, he applied himself fully, in the con- centrated manner that guarantees great achievement. His associates find in him an ever present good humor, loyalty and quiet disposition that make him a desirable companion. Ed has made a very auspicious beginning. His star is in the ascendancy and we wish him luck on his path to glory. RICHARD WILLIS Bachelor of Science in Economics ENGLEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL ENGLEWOOD, N. J. Foreign Relations Club 3, 4; North Jersey Club 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Sports Committee 3, 4; Delta Pi Epsilon 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Holy Name Society 4; Intra- Mural Football 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Basketball 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Baseball 2, 3, 4; Intra-Mural Track 2, 3, 4. B ABSON becomes a practical joker; the N. Y. Time ' s stock averages are like comic strips; Daw-Jones is amateurish in the minds of us who knew the demon statistician from the wilds of Teanech. Every sports event, from the Circus Maxi- mus to the present baseball season, has been efficiently classified and filed in that repository of statistical informa- tion, by friend Dick. Prominent in the classroom and in intra-mural sports, and as the combination of these spells success, we are sure Dick will come through with flying colors in his chosen field of Investment Banking. So long, Dick, and best of luck. One hundred forty-seven STANLEY D. WRONSKI Bachelor of Science in Economics ST. RITA HIGH SCHOOL CHICAGO. ILL Intra-Mural Sports Committee 3, 4; Intra-Mural Basket- ball 2, 3, 4; Frosh Baseball I; Varsity Baseball 2, 3, Captain 4; 150 lb. Football Coach 4. A HEN " Stan " isn ' t lining out base hits, he applies that bit of go, that is his, in making more and closer friends. Good natured and friendly, " Moe " is a well known campus figure. A hard worker; — the marks of diligent application can be found in his work both in the classroom and on the ball field. This ability plus an avid desire to learn and an engaging personality sends him out into the world ably fitted to meet the various ups and downs of modern business. WILLIAM FRANCIS J. ZEIL Bachelor of Arts CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL HARRISBURG, PA. Literary Society 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 3, President 4: Sanctuary Society I, 2. 3, 4; Catholic Press Apostolate I, 2, 3, 4; Belle Masque 2, 3, 4; Beta Gamma 2, 3, 4; Belle Air 4, Managing Editor; Villanovan 1,2, 3, Literary Editor 3, 4; Junior Courtier 3. A GLANCE at the above list of activities gives evidence that Bill was a lad interested in those things which make a college career worthwhile. His greatest love was dramatics and his portrayal of various roles as a member of the literary society evinced much favorable criticism. Long will we remember his character interpretation of the role of Lady Macbeth last season. He was also an active member of the Villanovan and Belle Aire staffs, and his work as literary editor of our weekly was highly commended. Bill desires to follow the teaching profession and we know that with such a cultural background he cannot help but be successful. One hundred forty-eight i EST WE FORGET Remember WHEN Fathers Griffin and Fink held the presidential and vice-presidential chairs . . . when Freshmen regulations really meant something; haircuts, paddlings and that traditional order of Hobble-Gobble . . . when the pole was stolen the night before the flag rush by four of our members, Hines, Derby, Corkill and Burns . . . when the peaceful slumberings of the inhabitants of Good Counsel were often disturbed by reports resembling gun-fire . . . when the great triumvirate of Abbate, Neylon and McGuinn were the campus connoisseurs of second hand machinery . . . when Murnane declined to attend the flag rush . . . when Whitey Randour and Dom Marion first discovered they could run the " hundred " in less than ten flat one evening in Freshman year . . . when the call to action, " Temple ' s at the stadium, " often re- sulted in all night vigils; when the efforts or these sentinels were rewarded by the ap- prehension of Temple intruders, who received the varsity " V " without any display of athletic ability . . . when the " Cats " played the national champions, Washington State, at Franklin Field . . . when the triangle was always occupied with " expensive " cars . . . when the Freshman relay team won the championship at the Penn Inter- collegiates . . . when the fine for cutting th3 campus was inaugurated by Father Fink . . . when Villanovans boasted about their wonderful hockey team . . . when Temple was defeated in that thrilling 8-7 game at the Municipal Stadium . . . when Frank Kelly and Jim Gallagher were given the sun cure . . . when the dining hall was re- modeled, and its personnel reorganized . . . when " Script " served as a medium of ex- change on the campus . . . when swimming races were held nightly in Austin Hall . . . when the " Pie Shoppe " was remodeled . . . when Wh itey Randour performed so brilliantly in Villanova ' s greatest victory over Temple . . . when " Joco " Hurley tossed that winning basket in the last few seconds of the La Salle game . . . when Lou Abbate was boss of the Woppa-Walla Construction Co. . . . when Bartolo, Sirica, and Sant- aniello received tonsorial " V ' s " from generous Vigilance Committee members . . . when the trip to Duke was made by a number of courageous and ardent supporters of the varsity football team; the most notorious of this party being the " Senator " from Connecticut . . . when " Babe " Neylon ' s Model T Ford served as a conveyance for several rooters enroute to the B. C. football game at Boston; everyone in the party remembers the red lanterns used as illuminating sources . . . when the " Oasis " was a gathering place for Villanova ' s " Prom-Trotters " . . . when the Freshmen held the upper hand over the Sophomores at the annual greased pole fight . . . when ice cream and cake replaced the traditional paddling at the Freshman Initiation Exercises . . . when Yip, Yip, the " Shangai Express, " was side-tracked at the Boxing Tournament held at the Gymnasium . . . when the Villanovan Staff insulted the intelligence of the student body by editing a supposedly satirical article about the Belle Air. One hundred forty-nine JUNIORS Junior Class History President John Hoey Vice-President George C. Mafhame Secretary John Mahaffey Treasurer William H. Grimberg OUR first year at Villanova lives yet vivid in our memory. Immediately upon our arrival, we hastened up the path that led to the Administration Building. Here we brightly parroted an- swers to the various questions and at last were led forth College Freshmen, complete in every sense of the word. We were then gi ven a rousing welcome by the Vigilantes, and, after being properly outfitted in the customary Freshman manner, there began three merry months of hectic chase; and the old Mon- astery fairly creaked under our efforts to conceal ourselves, and avoid harkening to the howls of the Vigilantes. Initiation night, however, finally put an end to our troubles, for the regal feasting on cookies and ice cream, which climaxed the activities of the evening, formally announced our acceptence by the student body of the college. Came the Christmas recess and with it much joy at returning home once more. However, we were soon back again applying ourselves industriously to our studies, as there loomed on the horizon the ominous shadow of the mid-year examinations. With the advent of the second semester we elected the following class officers: President, John Brown; Vice-President, William H. Grimberg; Secretary, Walter E. Allesandroni; Treasurer, Joseph B. Weisenbaugh. Under their skillful management things progressed very smoothly. At last we were organized and formally recognized as a class. We began to take a new interest in things and gave our whole hearted support to all activities in the coLege program. Our Freshman year culminated in a blaze of gory with the combined Sophomore-Freshman Spring Dance. This was the first time in the history of the school that the Sophomore and Freshman classes had ever held a joint social function. It was necessitated by the lateness of the dates set for the Junior and Senior dances. However, even though we were thus denied the privilege of having a dis- tinct Freshman activity, the dance proved most enjoyable and was indeed a happy ending to a happy year. After the summer recess, the fall of 1932 saw us back again at Villanova; this time not as lowly Freshmen, but as exalted Sophomores. It was now our turn to impress upon the Freshmen a sense of their unworthiness and general inferiority. However, due to a change in the rules concerning Freshmen conduct, much of what was origin- ally planned had to be regretfully cancelled. After one or two gulps at the unaccustomed sight of Freshmen walking erect, without the enforced stoop demanded by the " hobble-gobble, " we soon ad- justed ourselves to this anomaly. So passed the greater part of the first semester. We now began to assume important roles in the affairs of the campus. Our men were achieving many distinctions in the various extra-curricular activities. The Pie Shoppe buzzed with talk of our wits. The many social functions glittered the more, because of the presence of our many young bucks. The furtive step of the Freshmen had given way to the leisured tread of the upper classmen. Our officers for this year were: President, John L. Brown; Vice-President, George C. Malhame; Secretary, Walter E. Alessandroni; Treasurer, Joseph D. Weisenbaugh. One hundred fifty-two The Sophomore Cotillion under the direction of Paul Loughlin successfully brought an eventful second year to a close. Swaying to the enchanting melodies of the Villanovans, who, with Ray Barrata wielding the baton, never played better, a laughing throng gaily testified that this danc; was one of the most enjoyable of the season. And t hus, by a happy combination of work and play, we made sure that this year at Villanova marked a step further in our advance to the ideals of education. Again in our third year we were busily engaged in both carrying out and making tradition. Under the leadership of John Hoey, our class president, ws enjoyed a most delightful Junior Week. Blazers, Class Rings, Blazer Ball and Junior Promenade, all merged into the scintillating glory of a never to be forgotten week. Also, in effecting a new design for the School Ring, we have established a precedent which we hope will forever endure. On the athletic field we were well represented. We boast of such stars on the football team as Lee, Walsh, Cook, Srimberg, Blanchard, Nowe, Wetzler and Weisenbaugh. The basketball team relies chiefly on the sharp-shooting of Travers, Torpey, Shevlin and Barry; while the feats of Skaff, Murphy and Lenzi upon the " diamond " have well merited the praise showered upon them. Also, by no means are we forgetting our classwork. By zealous study and diligent co-operation with our teachers, we are well preparing ourselves for that eventful day when we shall have to make our own way in life; and when that time comes we know that we shall be prepared. Las-fly, no history of this year would be complete without a word of thanks to our Moderator, Rev. Bernard McConville, O.S.A., for his kindly criticism and prudent counsel. In aiding and guiding us to financially right ourselves, Father McConville has accomplished a task which called for no little sacrifice, both in time and labor. As our Junior year draws rapidly to a close, we cannot help but contemplate the joys of these three fleeting years; years in which deep bonds of friendship have been firmly cemented; years whose tolling brings too quickly an end to youth ' s blossom. The halcyon days of college are waning to that lingering sweetness which marks the end. . . . We eagerly await our Senior Year. One hundred fifty-three Acque, Peter 150 lb. Football, I, 2. 3. Banmiller, Paetrus Junior Prom Committee, Chair- man; Editor-in-Chief Villanova Engineer; Freshman Football; J. V. Football Team, 3. Bigley, Francis Sophomore Cotillion Com- mittee; Literary Society; Beta Gama. Butler, John Sophomore Cotillion Com- mittee; Junior Week Chairman; Villanovan, Belle Air Staffs. Chiarelio, Stephen Freshman, Sophomore Dance Committees; Vigilance Com- mittee. Alessandroni, Walter Vigilance Committee; Sopho- more Class Officer, Secretary. Bienltowslu, Leon L. K. D. Fraternity; Vigilance Committee. • Bruno, Richard L. K. D. Fraternity; Freshman Dance Committee: College Band. Caprio, Ralph Freshman Dance Committee; Vigilance Committee D Angelo, Louis Head Cheer Leader; Belle Air Staff. One hundred fifty-four DiFilipo, Alexander Freshman Dance Committee. Fitzpatrick, Daniel L. K. D. Fraternity: Sophomore Cotillion Committee. Goldschmidt, Lawrence Junior Prom Committee; Day Hops Club Committee; Belle Air Staff. Hamel, Roger Sanctuary Society; Business Manager Villanova Engineer: J. V. Football Team 2, 3. Linsalata, Joseph llanovan Staff, College Editor 3. DeLauro, John L. K. D. Fraternity; College Band. Fleming, James Manager Varsity Baseball; J. V. Football, 2, 3. Grow, Francis Sanctuary Society I, 2, Secretary 2, 3. Laurusonis, John College Band; Symphony Or- chestra; Villanovan ' s. Malhame, George Literary Society; Chairman Freshman Dance Committee; Vice-President Sophomore Junior Classes; Villanovan, Belle Air Staffs. One hundred fifty-five Mihalcik, Joseph College Band; Orchestra. Mclntyre, Robert Villanovan Staff, Managing Editor 3. Nichols, Ma.-tin Vigilance Committee; Sopho- more Cotillion Committee; Varsity Football. Oriold, John Vigilance Committee; J. V. Football Team. Ranieri, Augustine Junior Prom Committee. McG.ath, Harold Sanctuary Society; Villanovan Staff, Associate College Edi- tor 3. McLaughlin, John Freshman Dance Committee; Sophomore Cotillion Com- mittee. Odewalt, George Villanova Engineer Staff; Col- lege Band; 150 lb. Football 3. Piszczek, Edmond L K. 0. Fraternity; Chairman Junior Ring Committee. Reiley, Edmond Junior Prom Committee; Edi- tor-in-Chief Villanovan. One hundred fifty-si« Riley, Edwin • Freshman Dance Committee; Sophomore Cotillion Com- mittee; Inter-Fraternity Ball Committee. Romano, Randolph Varsity Football Team; Track Team. Stell, John Villanovan Staff, Copy Editor 2, College Editor 3; Belle Air Staff, Copy Editor 3. Romano, Frank Varsity Football Team. Scuito, Joseph Freshman Dance Committee; College Band; Villanovans. Violetti, Raffaelle Villanovan, Belle Air Staffs; J. V. Football Team 2, 3. Freshman Dance Committee; Sophomore Cotillion Commit- tee; Inter-Fraternity Ball Com- mittee. One hundred fifty-seven Sophomore Class History President Daniel J. Harkins Vice-President Lawrence F. Shevland Secretary John Higgms Treasurer Lawrence Shea ANOTHER year In our march to collegiate disHnction has quickly passed and we shall return next fall to be the representatives of Villanova ' s Junior class. Oh! then, Juniors, and one step further in the attainment of our goal. Also the splendor of Junior Week, Blazers, Rings and the tradi- tional Prom. But you want to hear of our past accomplishments and history. Yes. Well, first impressions they say are lasting ones, and how well we remember our first day at Villanova. All summer long we had been preparing for our advent to Alma Mater, and now that the long awaited day had arrived, we were not only impressed but overawed at the sight which con- fronted us. We had heard of Villanova ' s beautiful campus, that it was one of the most beautiful in ihe East, but now the reality exceeded our fondest expectations. While lost in such pleasant meditation, we were suddenly aroused from our lethargy by a sym- pathetic voice inquiring, Are you a Frosh? Do you wish to register? Answering in the affirmative we were led to the Administration building, from which we emerged Freshmen in every sense of the word. It was after leaving the registrar that we again met the gentleman who had escorted us to Men- del Hall. Now his attitude had changed, his voice becoming very gruff and authoritative. He ushered us into a room where we noticed a large number of white hatted men. Immediately talk of that dreaded Vigilance Committee we had heard so much of came to mind, and we sensed, wiih warranted fear, our helpless condition. What ' s your name, you dumb looking Frosh? Take that tie off! Roll up those pants! were com- mands hurled at us from all sides. After a most humiliating ordeal, we were attired in the Freshmen regulations, accessories which we were told the we!l dressed freshman would wear. For the next few weeks we lived in constant fear of those Vigilantes, and did all in our power to evade them. Perhaps it would be well to add here that this is the answer to a question which is often asked concerning college freshmen, the fact that they are conspicuous by their absence on the campus dur- ing Ihe first few weeks of school. Those of us who were either daring enough to venture on the campus during the day, or un- fortunate enough to incur the dislike of these monsters, ware usually assigned to trunk carrying, or were the recipients of good, hard paddlings. Often too, like the Christians of old, we were obliged to supply the entertainment during the halves of the football games by displaying the antics and initia- tion ceremonies of the Ancient Order of Hobble-Gobble. For a long time those merciless Sophomores had been reminding us of the initiation which was soon to take place. A short time before the scheduled ignominy, the administration announced .he elimination of the traditional ceremony. It was indeed with feelings of relief and joy that we received such information. Meanwhile we were gradually acclimating ourselves and assuming a definite place in the college ranks. The ideas we had formed during our high and prep school days had been shattered, and we assumed an attitude more befitting a college stud ant. As football season drew to a close, regulations became a thing of the past, though their memories linger still. Days passed; weeks passed: Thanksgiving and Christmas recesses afforded a much needed respite. But with our return from the Christmas ho ' idays loomed the ominous shadow of mid-term examinations. Much burning of the midnight oil, and after a hectic, nerve wracking week, successful completion of the first half of our freshman year. By this time we were thoroughly established in the college program, and beginning to take an active interest in the various activities. Our littera M were giving their services for the betterment of the campus publications as well as the dramatic and debating organizations. With the coming of Spring sports, baseball, tennis and golf, all saw f-osh participating. One hundred sixty It was in the spring, April, that we elected our class officers, men who were to guide us along the straight and narrow path. John T. Brown was our President; Walter E. Allesandroni, Secretary; and Joseph B. Weisenbaugh, Treasurer. Shortly afterwards, time ended our eventful first year and after a fleeting summer we returned this year as Sophomores. How different was our entry to our Alma Mater ' s portals this fall from that of the previous year. The knowledge of just what to do, and the renewing of the friendships made, filled us with pride and joy, especially when we viewed the bewildered frosh. Our Orientation Committee, for they had acquired a new title, had returned a few days early and the frosh were well taken care of. After a few busy days, arranging classes, seeing old friends, definite plans were made for our Cotillion which was to be the first social activity of the year. Held in the gym on the night of October 20, with the Villanovan ' s supplying their enchanting melodies, it was one of the most success- ful occasions of the year. In all fields of campus activities our men are assuming positions of prominence. On the various athletic teams we boast of such men as Kotys, Mahan, Collins, Robinson, Geraghty, Farris, Ryan, Michaels, Johnson, McGovern, Wrona, Searight, Vidnovic and Murphy, all prominently associated with athletics at Villanova. As this, our second year draws to a close, we feel that we are successfully maintaining the stand- ard set by preceding classes, if not surpassing it. Standing on the threshold of our junior year, though unable to penetrate into the future, we think our prognosticians warranted, based on past accomplish- ments, when we say that next year will establish our class as one of the best to ever enter the portals of dear old Villanova. One hundred sixty-one Orientation Committee THE Vigilance Committee, one of Villanova ' s oldest traditions, has as its purpose the initiation of the Freshmen into the ways and customs of their newly acquired Alma Mater. This year ' s com- mittee, called the Orientators, was forced to function under circumstances which were radically different from those to which other committees were accustomed. The new administration was not in favor of some of the policies which, through common usage, had become part and parcel of the daily existence of the Vigilance men. As a consequence, the modified and saner behaviour of this year ' s edition of the time-honored group was not graciojsly received by the general student body. However, they discharged their duties efficiently and well. They placed upon the incoming " Frosh " the blue dinks, white socks and oversized identification buttons of other years. But the force- ful methods of persuasion were lacking; such as hair-cutting, trunk-carrying, coal shoveling, gridiron marking, stadium cleaning, molasses and feathers, and paddling. In their place were noted better and more friendly relations between the two lower classes. A new function was substituted for the o!d and obsolete Frosh Hazing methods by the holding of a Field Day between the Frosh and Sophs. This Field Day was originated by Harry A. Stuhldreher, Athle jc Director, and its object was to hold contests be- tween the two classes to decide whether the Frosh should cease to wear their " regs " if victorious, or continue to wear them if they were vanquished by the Sophomore class. Some of the events listed were tug-of-war, catching a greased pig and foot races. As was prophesied the Sophs won the Field Day contests. The Orientation Committee was headed by E. Lahey who was assisted by R. McGunnigle, A. Mahan, D. Murphy, J. Robinson, J. Malcolm, W. Monroe, J. Braheney, S. Miller, J. O ' Hara, D. Craig, G. Martyak, R. Fitzgerald, H. Buzenski, W. Sweeney, R. McGrory, J. McGuine, F. Galgratdo and W. Ferris. McGrath, O ' Hara, Cragg, Butaniki, Millar, Brahanay, Carlin, Shugrua, Kornfiald McGrory, Mahan, McGonnigla, Fitigarald, Mayar, DiJoiaph, Zannl, Faso, Swaanay Murphy, Malcolm, Shaa, Lahay, Chairman; Maguira, E. Buiantkl, Harklni, Munroa One hundred siity-two L. .. W l|« FRES H M E M Freshman Class History OFFICERS President JOHN BURKE Vice-President JOSEPH KANE Secretary FRANCIS WILLIAMS SEPTEMBER 20, 1933, will ever be borne in mind as the day when some one hundred and sixty aspiring students launched their collegiate careers under the banner of Villanova. With the won- dering gaze and gullible aspect so intrinsic to the nature of first year men, we presented a ludicrous spectacle. In awe did we glance at the imposing buildings dotting the campus, the fore- boding appearance of the laboratories and the forms of upper classmen sauntering through the halls and across the grounds. The realization that we were starting a new life seemed to characterize our every action. We cast furtive glances at the smiling black-robed men passing by us. Some of us endeavored to appear sophisticated; others apathetic; others audacious, but down deep in the heart of every one was that feeling of diffidence. Who can forget those first few days of room assigning, course planning, and friendship making? Hurrying, worrying, chattering freshmen, trying to do a hundred things and accomplishing nothing. However, with that characteristic element of friendliness so inexplicably bound up with the tradi- tions of Villanova, a light began to pierce the fog. We soon began to mingle with the upper-class- men and soon felt as much a part of the institution as the college chapel. The spirit of Villanova seemed to have permeated our hearts from the first day. Here, men from as many as fifteen to twenty States met and lived in friendly relations. The " hello habit, " so sadly lacking in most colleges, was especially predominant. Imperceptibly this heterogeneous mass was shortly amalgamated into one jovial fraternal body. A series of discourses was a distinct feature — the halcyon feature — of our orientation program. Faculty officials and student leaders collaborated in presenting to us various phases of college life. Giving hints here, adding warnings there, the speakers delivered to us the salient factors necessary for adherence if the student be successful. But alas, storm clouds appear! The Vigilance Committee takes charge. With the appearance of the " big bad wolves " and their white hats — the dreaded sceptre of Sophomore authority — came our " Waterloo. " How well those of us who were unfortunate to incur their ill favor remember the penalties meted out! How well do we remember the cigarette giving, the match carrying, the letter delivering and the other eccentricities handed out to harassed yearlings by unsympathetic Sophs. Yes, pity those unfortunate Frosh urged on by their dominating masters. Woe betide him who displeases! But vengeance is sweet. All the pent up fire of our indignation exploded at the annual Frosh-Soph field day on November in the stadium. With the abolition of regs at stake, we fought tooth and nail, vieing with the tormentors in contests of football kicking, pushball, greased pig capture, tug-of-war and touch football. The greased pig contest proved the " natural " of the day. A squealing porker was released from the barrel and the chase was on. Hither and yon about the stadium raced the squealing porkie with a crowd of eaqer combatants hot on his heels — or should I say hoofs? Finally an intrepid ' 37 man leaped — and made it! He had the pig! Sure. But he had about fifty screaming, fighting, One hundred sixty-four aroused warriors on top of him. The peals of the pig inter-mixed with hoarse shouts of consternation and dismay emanated at frequent intervals from the heap. Finally Mr. Stuhdreher, in his official capacity as referee, dived in and rose up to shout. " The Sophs win! " Was it a popular verdict? Yes, about as popular as the snow in Cuba. Not a whit discouraged, we fought on and entered the last event enjoying a comfortable lead. However, the last event of the day, the football game had to be won before those much hated regs could be discarded. After much end-running, argument, passing and kicking, the Sophomores won the game and the meet with it. About 99% of us still think that the Sophomores won because they were the only ones having charge of the score book. However, as the autumn days wore on into winter we began to branch out, and soon the names of members of our class graced regular school activities lists. Our basketball team dealt the Temple freshman their only setback in sixteen encounters. Freshmen were also prominent in basketball and intra- mural activities. A word here about the latter sports. After a disastrous start, the representatives of Mendel Hall reversed their form and soon gained the respect of their intra-mural league by their bull dog determination and aggressiveness. Nor were their efforts confined to athletics alone. In various clubs and organizations, on the staffs of the college publications Freshmen participated and excelled. Towards the end of February the annual elections were held. After spirited balloting, the follow- ing men were elected to office: President, John Burke; Vice-President, Joseph Kane; and Secretary, Francis Williams. With such capable men in charge, coupled with the assistance of every member of the class, the year could not have been other than the success it was. One hundred sixty-five Religious Program at Villanova F " REV. CHARLES T. BROWN, O.S.A., A.M. Chaplain OUNDATIONS of character and life ideals are formed in the collegiate environment. The necessity of a good religious background in the formation of moral character is self-evident. It is the aim of the Augus- tinian Fathers at Villanova to produce graduates who are representative Catholic gentlemen. Certainly, no education is complete which is lax in regard to religious training. Religious education at Villanova is the result of many years of observation and experience in teach- ing and the course is as thorough as possible. In order to acquaint the student with the real reason why Villanova exists, a book- let entitled " The Best Thing Villanova Can Offer You " is forwarded to all those making application for admission to the College. The booklet is designed with the purpose of familiarizing the candidate with the value of a Catholic education. The ideal of a true Villanovan, religious opportunities, and advice on college life itself are all presented in a straightforward discourse. A personal interview of each student with the chaplain is required upon register- ing. The extent of the Catholic education of each individual is determined, and a reli- gious course suitable to his needs is prescribed. A well balanced course of religious instruction is the outstanding factor of the religious program. A special course, held one hour a week, is obligatory upon all who for some reason or other show a lack of knowledge of fundamentals. On« hundred sevonty CATHOLIC PRESS McGrath, G. Malhame, Picketl, Zeil, Pres.; Grow Ocelus, Arthur In the first year ' s work, the student is instructed in the true Catholic Ideal of Life. Religion as a guiding factor in good citizenship, in sociolog- ical endeavor, and in the problems of every day life is stressed. The motives and means of Catholic life com- prise the material which is covered in the second- year course. The great dogmas of Catholic Faith are reviewed as an initiative to live up to the Catholic ideal. The necessity of prayer and frequent attendance at the Sacra- ments is stressed as a means to attain the Catholic Ideal. The Catholic Church, in the light of reason, comprises the subject matter for the third-year course. The student learns to give reasons for the faith which is in him, and is taught to handle questions which may be asked by disbelievers; thus retaining his posi- tion as a truly educated man. In his senior year the student is made aware of the problems which the Catholic layman will frequently encounter in his every-day life. Marriage, divorce, birth control and other problems of the day are discussed in the light of Catholic teaching. Religious training, presented in this manner, makes the Catholic college man a practical Catholic in every sense of the word. With such an education he is fitted to be a leader of men, and there is no better connecting link between the Church and those outside the Church than the educated Catholic man. It is to him that they must look if their questions are to be answered. In addition to instruction in the Catholic Faith, there are certain prescribed reli- gious services which every resident student must attend. Every evening of the week, Saturdays and Sundays excepted, the student body assembles in the college chapel at six thirty. A short devotion takes place accordingly as is designed for that particular day. On Monday and Thursday evenings, the Holy Rosary is said. On Tuesday eve- ning, the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary is followed by benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. On Wednesday evening, familiar prayers are said aloud and in unison by the student body. On Friday evening, the Litany of the Holy Name is followed by benediction. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass must be attended by the student body on one other day of the week besides Sunday. This Mass is generally held on Thursday except when a Holy Day or first Friday intervenes. Two retreats are held annually to give each individual the opportunity to consult with himself and adjust his life as he deems it necessary. A day of retreat is observed on the Thursday before the first Friday of October. Another, lasting for a period of three days, is held immediately after the mid-term examinations. Both are conducted One hundred seventy-one j SANCTUARY SOCIETY Coyle, Cook Pickell, Cleary, Derby, Caulfield, Murray Kelly, Kucker, Betz, Landau, Kunz, Dougherty Goggi, McGrath, Hamel, Hines, Zeil, McGrory, Arthur by prominent members of the Augustinian Mis- sion Band. Book and pamphlet racks are to be found in places of easy access for the student. Many social and religious questions are explained and an- swered in these works. The Catholic Press Apos- tolate, an organization composed of members of the student body, has charge of the mainte- nance of these racks. They also distribute Catholic periodicals to which the student may subscribe through the chaplain. The Sanctuary Society assists at all the college chapel exercises. The members serve mass and assist at benediction, not only at the prescribed chapel devotions, but they are busy daily, assisting at mass every morning for the various priests. This year, greater interest has been manifest by the various organizations con- nected with the religious program than ever. New duties have been assumed and all have been discharged in a most successful manner. Much credit for this new interest must be attributed to the Rev. Charles Brown O.S.A., who was appointed chaplain at the start of the second semester, succeeding Father O ' Malley who was transferred. Under his guidance, and encouraged by his untiring efforts, much co-operation has been shown by the student body in carrying out this most important program. In the short time that he has held this office the establishment of an active Holy Name So- ciety has been one of his many accomplishments. From all indications, Villanova ' s reli- gious training, " The Best Thing That Villanova Can Offer You, " will continue to attain new importance under his guidance. One hundred seventy-two Lucien Poitraf, Edward McCarthy, James McKusker, Lawrence Gerrity, John Gilman Leo Burke, Edmund Sweeney, Ralph Handron, Joseph Shannon, Lawrence Conneen The Scholasticate ONE of the most important aims of the Augustinian Order is the training of young men according to the Catholic ideals of education. In order to do this it educates its priests to as high a degree as possible, turning out men wise both in the ways of God and man. This year ' s graduating class began its long period of study at the Augustinian Preparatory School in 1925. When they had completed this portion of their education after four years, they were sent to the Novitiate School at New Hamburg-on-the- Hudson in New York state. Here they temporarily discontinued their classical studies, ; n order that they might pursue the aims and ideals of the religious life, as laid down in the Rule of St. Augustine, with more avidity, and with greater leisure. The following year these worthy young men, after taking simple vows, were transferred to Villanova, where they were housed in St. Rita ' s Hall, and the larger and beautiful Corr Hall, given to the Augustinians by Mr. Bernard Corr of Philadelphia in 1910. During their four years here at Villanova, they have received thorough courses in philosophy, arts, science, and pedagogy. Upon their graduation this June, the Scho- lasticates will receive the degree of Bachelor of Arts. In September they will leave for the Augustinian College at Catholic University, in Washington, where they will study Sacred Theology in addition to their profane subjects. Upon the completion of their course there, they will receive Holy Orders, and the goal of their life will have become an actuality. The young priests will then be sent to the various colleges, preparatory schools and parishes of the Augustinian Order where they will teach or carry on the duties of parish work. It is these young men who will carry on in the future the high ideals, and ancient traditions of their Order. They have offered up their lives to God and Holy Mother the Church, in order that Catholic education might continue to flourish, and that their Holy Patron ' s rule of life might be handed down to future generations. One hundred seventy-three p m w mn ATHLETIC S ATHLETIC COUNCIL Graduate Manager MR. ALEXANDER G. SEVERANCE HARRY A. STUHLDREHE Director of Physical Education Head Coach, Varsity Football GEORGE JACOBS Varsity Basketball Coach Varsity Baseball Coach LINCOLN LENZI ROBERT REGAN Varsity Track Coach Assistant Football Coach 150-lb. Football Coaches FRANK SKAFF J. V. Football Coach STANLEY WRONSKI ONLY a few short years ago the name of Villanova was little known in the athletic world. It was represented in the various fields of sport, but had acquired little recognition. This is history, however. Consider its teams today. Known and respected everywhere, feared by all opponents. Of course there is a reason and such credit must be directly attributed to the Athletic Council. It was with the advent of the late Charles A. McGeehan in 1910 that this body was actively organ- ized. At the outset, the confronting task, the emblazoning of the name of Villanova in the world of sports, was a difficult one. Gradually, however, with the acquisition of nationally known and splendid coaches, Villanova be- gan to take its place among the major teams of the country. With the building up of its teams, Villanova acquired a large number of supporters, necessitating the erection of a stadium; and only recently the new gymnasium was constructed at a large cost. So we can see the splendid results directly attributable to the efforts of the Athletic Council. With the death of Mr. McGeehan, his assistant, Mr. Alexander G. Severance, was appointed to fill the vacancy, and he has successfully discharged these important duties. To Mr. Severance and the members of the Council, the Belle Air extends its congratulations, with the hope that th : s body will continue with the spbndid work it has accomplished. One hundred seventy-six C-H-E-E-R-S VI-VL VI-VL-VILL An-An-Ova Villanova-Villanova Team! Team! Team! COLLEGE DAYS I ' ll sing you a song of College Days I ' ll tell you where to go Johns Hopkins for your knowledge, Cornel! to learn to row, To Harvard for your dandy dudes Villanova for your men, To Bryn Mawr for your pretty girls For hard luck go to Penn. Chorus Hand me down my bonnet, Hand me down my shawl Hand me down my calico dress To go to the Calico Ball; First she gave me honey, Then she gave me cake, Then she gave me gingerbread And sent me out the gate. SHORT CHEER Rah! Team Rah! V-l-L-L-A— Rah-Rah-Rah Vil-la-No-Va Rah Team Rah fJl ft i ' " w. J ft WlBF HHWt RAH— TEAM— RAH (Very Slowly) V-l-L-L-A- Rah-Rah-Rah (Slowly) N-O-V-A-Rah-Rah (Little Faster) Vil-la-No-va (Quickly) Rah Team Rah. LOUIS D ' ANGELO Head Cheer Leader LONG CHEER Villanova (drawn out) Villanova (drawn out) Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Rah! Villanova (drawn out) Yea Team. One hundred seventy-seven WEARERS OF THE VARSITY FOOTBALL GEORGE RANDOUR, Captain BLANCHARD LEE CAVANAUGH MARION COOK MICHAELS COX McGEE FOSTER NOWE GOGGIN O ' DONNELL GRIMBERG, C iptain- elect PATZSCH HURLBURT SEARIGHT HIGGINS VIDNOVIC HUGHES, Man ager WALSH KORCHINSKI WEISENBAUGH JOHNSON WETZLER KOTYS ZIZAK BASKETBALL HAROLD HURLEY, Captain BARRY SHEVLIN. Captain-elecf CONWAY, Manaqer SWEENEY GERAGHTY TORPEY . RYAN TRAVERS BASEBALL STANLEY WRONSKI Captain CAVANAUGH MAHAN COLLINS MURPHY GERAGHTY McGOVERN HURLBURT O ' DONNELL KRAJSA SKAFF LENZI TRACK VAUGHN JOSEPH FENSTEMACHER, Captain BOBERTZ, Manager HICKEY BURT KRAMER DOWNEY PISZCZEK ELLIOTT SULLIVAN WRONA I V Captain " WHITEY " RANDOUR Coach HARRY A. STUHLDREHER FOOTB - ALL VUAMJIA L VISITORS t 63 5 41 35 29 44 48 4 5 27 71 26 46 ' 26 4V_. IjS :?MX " tt Vidnovic, Foster, Wetzler, T. Romano, F. Romano, Wrona, Blanchard, Miles, McSovern, Murphy, Lee Cox, Patzsch, Watsh, Michaels, Weisenbaugh Jacobs, Assistant Coach; Regan, Assistant Coach; Clavin, Geezer, Higgins, Loughlin, Sullivan, Searight, Korchinski, Cook, Johnson, Grimberg, Goggin, Hughes, Manager; Stuhldreher, Head Coach; McGraw, Bracanovic Nowe, Brodnicki, Zizak, Cavanaugh, Randour, Captain; Hurlburt, Marion, McGee, O ' Donnell THE SEASON THE 1934 season at Villanova has come to a close, and the team has distinguished itself. The per- centage rating for the season, a ten game schedule, was .777. The captain of the team was picked by most selectors as an All-American half back, and several of the others were mentioned on various sectional teams. The success of the team was not in any way due to luck. It was all good, hard work. Coach Harry Stuhldreher held classes every morning of a day on which there would be practice. Every day for a full three months, and more, from late August to the second of December, the squad attended classes at eight in the morning, and they applied what they had learned in the hours of classes for two or more hours every afternoon, sometimes until sunset cut the practice short. The classes held by Coach Stuhldreher are a feature of the Villanova system. He holds a regular class, during which he lectures and quizzes the players in every department of the game. Reverses, spinners, laterals and bucks; what the half back muil do aga ; nst a pass from a wing-back formation, and from a kick-formation; where the guard goes when the play is a fake spinner to the weak side with a balanced line, and all the thousand and one other data which the heady ball-player must have at his tinger tips. I he coacn is recognized by all of his fellow coaches as one of the cleverest men in the game, and all his players will bet fc fe. money, marbles or chalk, that there isn ' t a better training to be found anywhere than that under Harry. Assisted by coaches Bob Regan and Doc Jacobs, Head Coach Stuldreher started at the end of August to get his players into shape. The line from the previous season had been sadly depleted by graduation, and the problem of filling the vacant places was a hard one. Three first string men were left, and around this nucleus the remaining first string positions had to be built, and a good set of substitutes had to be found. As the practice sessions began to get under way the new material looked very promising, and the line began to take shape. Tom O ' Donnell and Bill Grimberg took command of the end posts, and Bus Nowe cinched his call to the center position. Zizak and Michaels outstripped any competition john hughes or tne tac ' t ' e P osts ' an( Blanchard held his previous guard posi- Mana ,, r tion without any trouble. The only position left open in Ihe line One hundred eighty was that of the other guard, and be- tween Cox and Lee it was well taken care of throughout the season. Substitutes from the freshmen and from the younger men of the previous year were plentiful, and Johnny John- son, Walter Korchinski and Charley McSee took the brunt of the work after the first team ends. Sullivan and Vid- novic had the second tackle calls, and the guards were backed by Fran Foster, the watch-charm football player. Sea- right was the man who gave Nowe his relief at center. In the backfield the only first string men were Whitey Randour at half and Toby Cavanaugh at quarter. There was, however, a wealth of material to choose from, and the coaches anticipated no difficulty in that department. The full-backs were Carrol Cook, Dominic Marion and, for the first part of the season, Harry Patszch. Half-backs Wiesenbaugh plus Wrona and Patszch available. Patszch, the all-position man, and Murphy. By the end of September the men had all rounded into fine condition, and the coaching staff felt well satisfied with their work as the squad trotted out on the field for the opener. JACOBS— STUHLDREHER— REGAN— GEEZER were plentiful, with Frank Wetzler, Jim Walsh Higgins substituted for Cavanaugh, as and Joe did Harry SCHEDULE 1933 Team Place Villanova Opponents West Chester Teachers At Home 36 Ursinus At Home 7 7 South Carolina At South Carolina 15 6 Gettysburg At Home 40 Bucknell At Home 17 19 Manhattan At New York 47 Albright At Reading 21 Boston College At Boston 9 Temple At Philadelphia 24 Rutgers At New Brunswick 18 13 One hundred eighty-one CAVANAUGH WEST CHESTER The first game of the season. Everyone waiting to see what the boys are going to do this year, and hoping that they ' ll win the National Championship, but doubting it. The kickoff opens the game — first kickoff of the year, too; and the teams go in to action. Vince Zizak scores the first points of the season. A safety in the first four minutes of the game. After a little experimentation, the quarter- back, our Mr. Cavanaugh, throws the machine into high gear and all the boys score touchdowns just to get their hands in after a year ' s layoff. Whitey Randour, Carl Cook, Frank Wetzler, Joe Wiesenbaugh, Tom O ' Donnel and John Higgins all took their turns at lugging the ball, and all had fine luck in scoring touchdowns. Whitey, always gilding the lily of endeavor, put across two more points after touchdowns with very good kicking, and Barney Lee and Frank Wetzler each booted one across. The game could have been faster, although the team looked pretty good for the first game of the season, and gave everyone, even the coaches, reason enough to point with pride and hope that when the season ' s results were read out the Wildcats would be up at the top somewhere. Precision showed in all the work. The weeks of practice before the game, during the previous spring and the couple of weeks immediately preceding the game were well evidenced in the condition of the players and of the plays. URSINUS The Ursinus team scored a well earned tie, when they held the Villanova team to a 7 all score. The Cats were ineffectual, and although they gained 250 yards from scrimmage to 50 for Ursinus, and made fourteen first downs to four, they were unable to eke out even a one point victory. The first score of the game was a touchdown by Nick Kotys on a short end run and it came after an extended march up the field. Barney Lee kicked the extra point and the Wildcats settled back to hold their lead, but it was taken away in the next period. The Bear ' s tally was the result of a pass. Sam Levin, right tackle for the Bears, RANDOUR COOK SCORING TOUCHDOWN IN WEST CHESTER FRAY One hundred eighty-two recovered a Villanova fumble on his own 43 yard line. On the next play Calvert threw a pass to Price for an I I yard gain. The next pass was incomplete, but the third pass gave the Bears a first down on the Villanova 25 yard line. At this point Villanova made an illegal sub- stitution, which moved the ball back to the 20 yard line. Calvert dropped back once more and heaved a long pass to Seiple, who was lounging around the end-zone waiting for it. Schuman tied the score with a kick. The game brought with it the first in- jury of the season. Nick Kotys had his ankle fractured badly enough to put him out of the running for the rest of the season. The injury was the result of a tackle which stopped what looked like a sure score for the Wildcats. WEISENBAUGH CAPTAIN-ELECT GRIMBERG SOUTH CAROLINA The Gamecocks from the south had been the first team of the 1932 season to beat the Wildcats, and as the game rolled ' round we all wondered if they were going to be able to do it again. They weren ' t, for the final score was I 5 to 6 in favor of the Wildcats. The game was played before the biggest crowd ever to see the ' Cocks play at their home field, everyone of them hoping to see the Northerners licked. The South Carolina team was good enough to make things look plenty tough at times, but the best they had couldn ' t beat the Villanova men. The first score was by Randour on a 20 yard pass early in the second period. His kick for the extra point was too low. Randour followed this with another score in the third period, scoring on a short end run standing up. Toby Cavanaugh tried the kick this time, and made it, which put the score at 13-0. It was the Southerner ' s turn next, and Epps scored after a sixty yard march down the field. They failed to make the extra point. Ed Michaels broke through the line to force a safety in the same period, and added two more points to the Wildcats score. PATZSCH RIPPING OFF FIRST DOWN IN URSINUS GAME One hundred eighty-three GETTYSBURG The Bullets from ' Gettysburg must have gotten their powder wet before they met the Wild- cats in the last game at the ' Cat ' s stadium. The Villanovans ran rough-shod over Gettys- burg, and behind almost per- fect interference their backs had little trouble in pushing over six touchdowns. Joe Weisenbaugh was the high scorer of the afternoon, scoring half of the touchdowns. Whitey Randour, Harry Patszch and Jimmy Walsh were each responsible for one of the others. At no time were the ' Cats pushed; they had the game in the bag all the way from the starting whistle. Weisenbaugh was the shining star of the day. His small size accentuated the appearance of dare-deviltry with which he ran through and over the big men of the Gettysburg team who were knocked by the swell interference with which the Cats led every play. He was started out into the open by his interferes, who left him to his own devices while they looked after a few of the Bullets who were in the way, and Little Joe made the most of his time. Speed and deception were spilled all over the field as he romped through the Bullets secondary time after time, ending up, as we have said, with 18 points. Whitey Randour played a fine game, and his blocking was a feature of the contest. He also stepped up and booted two of the points after touchdown. Barney Lee took care of one and Charlie McGee looked after the other. The game was rather a dull one from the point of view of those who like their competitive sports competitive, for while the Bullets tried hard they just didn ' t have enough skill and brawn to make the game even close. They played a sporty game, and they have the good wishes of the Wildcats for slightly better luck next season, but not too good, because we understand that they ' re on the schedule acuiin. ZIZAK MARION ACTION DURING GETTYSBURG GAME One hundred eighty-four BUCKNELL Vince Zizac opened Ihc game by blocking Sitarsky ' s punt after the first exchange of kicks, and the official ball-hawk, Don Blanchard, fell on the ball. Three tries at the Bucknell line gained very little, so Cavanaugh opened the scoring with a long field goal. The remainder of the half was taken up with routine work, with neither team being able to punch out two first downs in a row. The third quarter opened quite casually, and no one was prepared for the display of fire- works which made it the best fifteen minutes of football that we ever remember having seen. The Bisons kicked off and sen t the ball sailing over the goal line, from where it was brought out to the 20 yard line. After one fruitless plunge at the line, Whitey Randour tucked the ball under his arm and threaded his way around end and down the field for a touchdown. Lee kicked the extra point and the team settled down to holding a ten point lead. On the third play after the kick off Bean scored on a pass for the Bisons, and a couple of minutes later they took the lead when Endler intercepted a pass and scored. Carroll Cook evened things with a score from the 42 yard line and put the Cats in the lead again. The game looked like ours until the last minute of play, when the Bisons blocked a kick and fell on the ball over the goal line for another score. MANHATTAN Chick Meehan ' s Jaspers loomed as quite a tough team to beat, even though the Wildcats were given much better than an even chance to beat them. But with a clever coach like Meehan, and with the ' Cat ' s Manhattan jinx which spoiled them every time they came to New York, the outlook was for a fairly stiff game. McGEE tJTrr WETZLER OFF FOR LONG GAIN IN BUCKNELL BATTLE One hundred eighty-five To the surprise of everyone, including themselves, the ' Cats not only trounced the Jaspers, but gave them the worst trim- ming ever suffered by a Mee- han coached team. The final score was 47 to 0, and the Jas- pers never even came close to scoring. Harry Patszch and Joe Weisenbaugh were the spec- tacular men of the afternoon, being given the ball time after time to reel off tremendous yardage in back of the best in- terference of the year. The whole team functioned as if the game was an exhibition for a sports shot of how football should be played. Every block taken put a man out of the play and there were no guards out too slowly to get the play going, and no secondary men missed, so that all the ball carriers had to do for the first fifteen yards was to catch the ball and run leisurely after the men in front of them. The most successful play of the afternoon was a fake spinner, on which Patszch usually carried the ball for long gains. His work and that of his backfield mates gained 408 yards for the ' Cats to 28 for the Jaspers, almost sixteen times the yardage the Manhattanites were able to make. LEE MICHAELS ALBRIGHT The next game on the schedule was that with Albright, and it was regarded as a breather. To the surprise of everyone except the Albright team, which didn ' t seem to realize how easy they were sup- posed to be, the ' Cats had to inhale deeply to take a 2 I to win back from Reading. Whitey Randour was the first man across the goal line, and he was followed shortly by Joe Wiesen- ACTION DURING ALBRIGHT GAME One hundred eighty-tin baugh, who squirmed his way over the goal from the I I yard line. Barney Lee tallied all three points after touchdown with place- ment kicks, Randour having scored again in the third period. The second half of the game was the most unusual of the season from the officials ' point of view. The time keeper ' s watch skipped ahead in both quarters, and the actual playing time of the half was cut to about fifteen minutes. It seemed as if the spectators had no sooner seated them- selves than the half was over. One of the prettiest plays of the season occurred on the runback of a punt by Joe Weisenbaugh. The receiver started to the left side of the field from his own 2 yard line, and then cut back in a wide sweep to- i wards the right. His interference formed quickly and he swept down the field almost A without trouble, as the Wildcat interfer- ence strewed the Albright team in a long curve almost to the goal line with clock-like regularity. He was finally stopped Albright club, who made a ragged tackle to bring him down from behind. BOSTON COLLEGE Boston College was looked upon as an even money bet in the next game with the Villanovans, and the final score of the game showed the " wise money " to be on the Boston side of the fence. The Eagles won, 9 to 0, the first victory of a Boston football team over the Wildcats since 1926. Ed Kelly was sent into fhe game in the first quarter and kicked a perfect placement from the 20 yard line right through the center of the goal posts for three points and the first score of the game. The second Boston score was the result of a series of fine passes, the last of which, from the 20 yard line, dropped into the arms of John Freitas over the goal line. Whitey Randour was smothered by a concentration of the Boston team, the line of which seemed able to sift through and nail him before the play could start. He was held to a mere 63 yards for the game, and took all kinds of punishment to make them. COOK COX by the safety man of the RANDOUR, SCORING TOUCHDOWN IN TEMPLE GAME One hundred eighty-seven HURLBURT The ' Cats seemed unable to pull themselves together and make a concerted effort to push the ball over the goal. Several tough breaks just as the machine had begun to function seemed to take the heart out of the Villanova team, and they were unable to make any score throughout the game. Bill Grimberg crossed the goal line for a score and the ' Cats seemed for a space to have regained their form, but the referee said that he had stepped out of bounds, and called the play back. The ' Cats were unable to put the ball over a second time. In the last quarter towards the south end of the field the team began to click once again, and reeled of several first downs, but the loss of the ball on a fumble took away the last chance for a score, except by a pass, which almost con- nected, but not quite. TEMPLE PATZSCH The game with Pop Warner ' s Owls was looked forward to by all the fans of the district. The con- test between Harry Stuhldreher ' s Notre Dame system and the Warner system promised a great deal of good football. The papers were full of arguments for both systems and a great deal of ink was slung in predicting ' a victory for the " Old Fox " or for " Harry. " The ' Cats had a free Saturday before the Temple game, and with two full weeks in which to pre- pare for the game, they looked forward to giving the Owl a taste of ' Cat ' s claws. Nor were they dis- appointed. Under the leadership of Whitey Randour, and quarter backed beautifully by Toby Cava- naugh, the ' Cats ran up a 24 to score before the whistle blew, and were on the way to another when the game ended. The scoring honors of the day went to Whitey, who scored fifteen points in his last Temple game. Two touchdowns that were sweethearts, one on a pass from Cavanaugh and the other on an end run netted him I 2 points, and he kicked three points after touchdown to bring his total up to fifteen. A feature of the game was the opening score, a dropkick by Toby Cavanaugh. After line bucks had made no impression on the Temple line, he dropped back and booted the leather with great non- chalance over the goal posts, which were so far away that they looked like croquet hoops. Having brought the fans to their feet, Toby decided to keep them there, and uncorked the whole bag of tricks. For the first time in his three years of Varsity ball he took everything out and dusted it off to lay the Owls lower than they had been in a dozen years by a Wildcat club. PATZSCH «EING DOWNED DURING TEMPLE GAME One hundred eighty-eight BLANCHARD RUTGERS The Rutgers game came as some- what of an anticlimax to a long ten- game season. The team had been banged up a bit during the year, and to play the game was a hard row to hoe after the Temple game. The game was played at Neilson Field in New Brunswick, and the day was a perfect one for football. For the first three quarters, the ' Cats held without any trouble a three touchdown lead, having missed every kick for the point after touchdown. The whole team played hard ball and nowe +he Rutgers men had not a chance against the superior power of the Wild- cat ' s attack. •» The last quarter changed the aspect of the game a great deal. The Rutgers men put on the pressure and scored two touchdowns to bring the score up to 18 to 13, as they kicked a point after the last touch- down. Both teams seemed very evenly ' matched during the closing minutes of the game, and a great climax to the season came on a kick, when the Rutgers team had put the Villanovans back almost to their own goal line on the fourth down. Whitey Randour dropped back to kick from the goal line, and the stadium- held its breath. If the Rutgers line could push through and block the kick, they might win the ball game, for a touchdown would put them in the lead, and there wasn ' t time enough left for the Wildcats to score again except on a freak play. But Whitey pulled the game out of the fire with a beautiful kick which rolled -almost to the other end of the field. The season has been long ended, and Randour, Cavanaugh, ODonnell, Zizak, Brodnicki, McGee and others have played their last game for Villanova. We hope that Villanova has more like them. Their last season has ended and ve look back with regret to the tense moments of past games. We wish that they could stay with us, but they have played out their string and have to go. It was a great year, a swell team, and we hate to see them go. WEISEN8AU3H SCORING TOUCHDOWN IN RUTGERS GAME One hundred eighty-nine JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees 14 Penn 3 1 Rutgers 6 Lafayette 24 J ' COACH SKAFF |UNIOR Varsity football is another phase of the athletic pro- gram inaugurated at Villanova to afford athletic activity for the entire student body. Though begun only a few years ago, J. V. football has assumed an important ' position in this program. This year the team was coached by Frank Slcaff who was work- ing under adverse conditions from the outset. With only a few weeks to prepare for the opening game, the call for candidates was issued. Only a small squad reported for the initial practice, and prospects for the season looked very discouraging. However, though small in number, the squad displayed a great amount of spirit and Coach Skaff began immediately to drill his men for the opening game with Penn. On Nov. 3 the squad journeyed to Franklin field and were victims of a much more experienced and larger team, losing to the tune of 31-0. Though the team was outplayed in every department of the game, nevertheless they gave a creditable showing in spirit and courage. Lack of practice, more than anything else was the deciding factor in this contest. This was demonstrated one week later when the team entertained the highly touted Rutgers aggregation. With an enviable record behind them, not having lost a game in three years, the boys from the banks of the Raritan were furnished with furious competition before they were able to eke out a victory. Only a three game schedule was to be played and the boys diligently set to work to prepare for the final game with Lafayette, which they wanted so much to win. On Nov. 17, the Eastonians invaded the stadium, and for the first two periods it looked like a Villanova victory. Due to some brilliant open field running by Captain Novelline and Henry Buzenski, two touchdowns were scored in the first quarter. Just when a victory seemed assured, dame fortune intervened, and decided to cast all kinds of breaks in favor of the Lafayette team. Penalties and fumbles, assisted by some ragged tackling on the part of the ' Cats aided the Panthe rs in pushing across four touchdowns in the last half, and winning the game, 24-14. Skaff, Coach; Dl Giacomo, Mihalcik, Malonay. Da Cicco, Hamal Daoud. Cochao, O ' Connell, Swaanay, Hoay, Gagllardi, Ryan, Banmlllar, Caiay, Manager; Goggi Corkill, Bui.mki, Novalllna, Captain; Flaming, Graiil, Craig, Nulty, Cotta, Ocalut, Oriold, McCarthy, Zimkul On hundred ninety 150 LB. FOOTBALL 150 lb. Team Manhattan 7 150 lb. Team Yale 12 150 lb. Team Pennsylvania 150 lb. Team Lafayette 6 150 lb. Team Rutgers 12 ft IN RECENT years, American colleges have placed an increasing emphasis on the development of an athletic program which will afford every student an opportunity to participate in as many sports as possible, to the limit of his physical ability. It was for this reason solely that Head Coach Harry Stuhldreher inaugurated 150 lb. foot- ball at Villanova. On Oct. 27, after three hard weeks of preliminary training under Coaches Lenzi and Wronski, a squad of twenty-five men journeyed to New York City to meet a well tutored Manhattan team. After four periods of good hard football, the Wildcats came out in the short end of a 7-0 score, Manhattan scoring the only touchdown of the game in the last period. The following week end, the lightweights encountered stiff opposi- tion in the powerful Yale eleven, being defeated 12-0. Although defeated, the team gave one of their best performances of the sea- son. On Nov. I I , the squad played host to a fast and powerful Pennsylvania team. This game was played in zero weather and after four periods of hard fighting, both teams had to remain content with a scoreless tie. The next encounter was with Lafayette. The team traveled to Easton only to drop an exciting contest by the close score of 6-0. The final game of the season was played on Thanksgiving Day in New Brunswick, against an undefeated Rutgers team. A large crowd turned out to witness this contest and were handed a turkey day treat by witnessing a fast and furious battle for four periods. Rutgers scored a touchdown in the second and fourth periods to send the ' Cats home with a 12-0 defeat, closing the season for both teams. Acque, SantanieHo, Carroll, Coyle, Dwyer, Murray, Menapace, Maguire, Reilly, Murphy, Dunnigan, Caruso, Cavanaugh, Gough, Wronski, Assistant Coach; Kennedy, Kieffer, O ' Neil, Marechai, Caulfield, Shapiro, Fittipoldi, McLaughlin, Conroy, Mgr.; Lenzi, Coach; Neylon, McBride, Kapic, Hines, Petinga, Scerca, O ' Shea, Kelly, Kraft One hundred ninety-one FRESHMAN FOOTBALL TEAM THE schedule of the freshman football team was curtailed because of the inability to arrange meet- ings with worthy foeman. Although only one game was played by the Kitten ' s, the spirit with which this learn worked out with the varsity, in practicing for oncoming games, is not to be under- estimated. These men earnestly studied the plays of future Wildcat opponents and gave the varsity players a working knowledge of the plays they ware to expect on the following Saturday. The Frosh inaugurated and terminated their schedule by engaging a powerful aggregation of Penn State yearlings. The confidence which " Doc " Jacobs expressed in his squad was not mis-directed, for although they came home on the short end of the score, they were not to be surpassed in fighting spirit and tenacity. This defeat can be directly attributed to the lack of yearling reserves, in many in- stances the frosh found themselves facing a now man on almost every play, the supply of State re- serves seemed to be endless. Defeat under such conditions cannot be looked upon with scorn, but rather with admiration. Our chances to observe the individuals making up this team were very few but even a cursory glance on some of +hese men caused us to list them as future Villanova immortals. Among the in- dividuals most likeiy to see action on future Wildcat teams, we cannot overlook Cy McFadden, the scoring threat c the Fresh backfield. This man, by reason of his deceptive running, crossed more chalk lines than any other member of the backfield aspirants. The kicking of McFadden was almost phenom- enal ind this particular gift should find a high regard in the eyes of the coaches. Of the numerous linemen who graced the freshman squad, one John Fox, an end, eclipsed the splendid work of his comrades and ranked himself among the gridmen most likely to succeed in varsity competition. One hundred ninety-two -K, COACH GEORGE JACOBS CAPTAIN " JOCKO " HURLEY BASKETBALL Riley. Ass ' t Mgr.; O ' Mera. Ryan Sweeney, Ferris, Jacobs, Coach; Conway, Mgr. Robinson, Travers, Geraghty, Hurley, Capt.; Torpey, Shevlin, Barry VARSITY BASKETBALL THE basketball team for the season of 1933-1934 started with bright prospects of a great season. The combination of Barry and Shevlin from the previous year had returned, and several members of the previous year ' s freshmen team were coming up with fine reputations. " Jocko " Hurley, the captain of the team had one of the guard positions taken care of, and John Shevlin had the other. The center was in the capable hands of Jack Torpey, and Ben Geraghty, a fresh- man, had one of the forward positions, the other taken care of by Johnny Barry, the flashing sopho- more forward of the 1932-33 season. Doc Jacobs discovered that this combination was good enough to resist any efforts to dislodge it from the position of the first team, and turned his attention to developing the wonderful combina- tion which luck had sent him. His reserves showed that they had plenty of speed, and could be depended upon in a pinch, but were not quite good enough to warrant his removing any of the first string men. Pop Travers and Tom Ryan were the second string forwards; the guards were Robinson and O ' Meara, and Bill Farris and Bill Sweeney alternated at guard and center for both the varsity and the second team. These men comprised the entire squad, which in mid-season was composed of eleven men. Just enough to make up two teams and one to hold the whistle. A twelve game season had been scheduled for the team, and they managed to make it a good one. The final winning per- centage was .750. St. Johns College of Brooklyn, one of the best teams in the East, was the first to level the Wildcats, and the deed was done in New York, a famous jinx town for Wildcat teams. The second loss was to the great Duquesne outfit, and the last was a surprise by Albright. In the Captain of his team, Coach Jacobs had a guard who had speed to burn and was able to sink shots from almost any part of the court. His sensational shot in the last game of the season, when La Salle was leading by one point with thirty seconds to play, will long be remembered by every basketball fan who saw CONWAY, MANASER One hundred ninety-four SHEVLIN the game. It was the longest shot ever seen on the Villanova court, and was a fitting end to a fine basketball career. John Torpey was the main reason for the Wildcats being able to work a pivot play so consistently, and his work all season under the basket was unsurpassed by any man against whom he played. Ben Geraghty and John Shevlin played a most consistent game, with Geraghty only three points short of high scoring honors in the Eastern court ranks. John Barry was one of the best forwards of the season, and to see the slim New Englander flash down the floor was tantamount to seeing a goal scored. Tom Ryan, Jack Robinson and Pop Travers, all Brooklyn boys, together with Bill Ferris, a Westerner, Sweeney and O ' Meara formed the second string, and were liable at any time to step in and take the spotlight from the first five. It was they who gave the first team competition sufficient to keep them in winning condition. The first game to be played, opening the season, was with West Chester, and the Wildcats had little difficulty in winning by a large score. Every man on the squad played and gave an exhibition of plain and fancy passing and shooting that not only proved interesting to the spectators, but was a joy to Coach Jacobs. Ursinus, in the second game, was handled in the same efficient manner. The final tally was 47 to 19, and throughout the game the Bears had not a chance to even the score. The Penn A. C. was the first club team on the schedule, and the last, luckily for the clubs. The Villanovans had things all their own way for the evening. Intricate double and triple passes from the pivot kept the Penn men on their toes and the spectators on their feet, but the Penn team never got closer than ten points to evenning the score. The final score was 47 to 27, the same score by which the Bucknell Bisons were beaten a week later. The first tough game of the season loomed up in the shape of St. John ' s College of Brooklyn. Always one of the top teams in the metropolitan district, the Saints looked to be a tough row to hoe. They were. The final score was 31 to 29, and was in the Brooklyner ' s favor. Temple was the next foe to be faced, and besides having the best team in several years, the traditional rivalry made them a hard combina- tion to beat. The game was another thrilling one for those who like their basketball in hard doses. The final score was 19 to 20, and Red Rosan ' s shot, which would have meant victory for the Temple team, just missed going in as the gun ended the game. It bounced off the rim of the basket while every heart in the gym changed pace a beat. The Ursinus Bears were again faced on their home court, and were soundly trimmed 39 to 27. Duquesne, like Lochinvar, came out of the West, and took the Villanova scalp back there. Although Villanova scored more field goals, the Duquesne team had a wide enough margin of foul shots to their credit to win. At the half they led by one point, and in spite of the Wildcats creeping up again to almost tie the score, the end of the second half saw the men from Duquesne slowly increasing their lead. The final score was 36 to 25. L Albright was expected to be another breather for the ' Cats, but they lost their breath and came home from Reading one night with a 39-37 defeat trailing them. The ' Cats had fought to within one goal of victory when the whistle ended the game. Temple was again to be faced, and was polished off with more dispatch than on the previous occasion; the score was 27-22, and was followed three days later by a 38-34 win over Dickinson. The Explorers from La Salle ended the season in grand style. Until Jocko Hurley sank a tremendously long shot to put Villanova into a one point lead just before the game ended, the winner was in doubt. TRAVERS One hundred ninety-five ■ : ' !;l It was a fast, hard game from start to finish, and was a fitting end to a great season. The final score was increased by another point when Pop Travers made it 25-23 with a foul shot as the game ended. The year is over. Doc and the boys have finished a fine season, and have held their own with the rest of the Villanova teams in the winning column. " Jocko " Hurley, the captain, and only graduating member of the squad, performed brilliantly throughout the season, played a note- worthy season, and finished it in Frank Merriwell style. We hope that his feat will go down in the annals of sport at Villanova in the place that it deserves. The other ten men of the squad still have one or two more seasons of play. Geraghty, Barry, Shevlin (next season ' s captain), Ryan and Robinson, Pop Travers, O ' Meara, Farris and Sweeney will all be back on the court again, with good material from the freshman squad to make them jump to hold their places. We are sure that they will be as good next year as they were last, even though one of the main plugs nurLI:I of the machine will be gone in the person of " Jocko. " The season has ended, and can never be re-played. We wish that it could be, for the best bits of play and the tighest finishes in years were packed in it. But there will be other years and other teams. Some just as good. We hope so, and wish them luck. VARSITY SCHEDULE Place V. C. Opp. Dec. 19 West Chester State Teachers College Home 34 28 Jan. 16 Ursinus College Home 47 19 Jan. 20 Penn Athletic Club Home 47 27 . Jan. 26 Bucknell University Home 47 Feb. 3 St. John ' s College Away 29 31 Feb. 6 Temple University Home 20 19 Feb. 1 7 Ursinus College Away 39 27 Feb. 1 9 Duquesne University Home 25 36 Feb. 23 Albright College Away 37 39 Feb. 28 Temple University Away 27 22 Mar. 3 Dickinson College Home 38 34 Mar. 6 La Salle College Home 25 23 BARRY GERAGHTY TORfEY One hundred ninety-si J. V. BASKETBALL IN SPITE of the comparative youth of the Junior Varsity Basketball team, it has become a tradition that it, like the other minor teams on the campus, shall be coached by underclassmen. The Junior Varsity is a team entirely separated from the varsity, and its squad is composed of those who for some reason or another prefer not to play with the varsity squad. For the season of 1933-34 Frank McFeeley was coach, and he was able to build a good team from the material which answered his first call for candidates. His team was built around Captain Bob Feehery, and the remainder of the first string was made up of Mooney, Lee, Taylor and Totin. The squad spent a couple of weeks in practice, and then were ready for their first test, a prac- tice session with the varsity. The varsity players had no trouble in winning, but the J. V. men kept them on their toes in order to put the game away. Athough the teams scrimmaged several times after this, the J. V. was never able to improve over their first showing, and take the varsity scalp. The first game of the season for the J. V. ' s with competition outside was with the J. V. ' s of the University of Pennsylvania at the Palestra in Philadelphia. The game was a hard-fought one, and neither team seemed to be able to collect more shots than the opposition, but the Kittens were unable to find the range and sank very few baskets. The Penn men were in better shape and sank 33 points in the form of goals and foul-shots, while the Kittens were limited by their inaccuracy to I 8 points. The Penn A. C. ' s J. V. team was next on the schedule, and the game was played as a preliminary to the Varsity game. The kittens were again on the short end of the score, but for the first half of the game held the Penn Clubmen even. The second half spelled their doom though, and the final score was 24 to 1 7. The U. of P. men were played in a return game, and the Kittens showed improved form, although the Penn men took their measure again 38 to 26, as did the Haverford Aces, another club team, a week later by the heart breaking score of 31-29. The final game of the season was the best played of the year, and the boys hustled through in the last minutes of play against Banks College to win by six points. The final score was 32-26. McFeeley, Coach; Mooney, Shelley, Totin, Carroll, Mgr. Taylor, Willis, Dart, Feehery, Captain; Murphy, Catrambone, Clark One hundred ninety-seven T FROSH BASKETBALL HE freshman basketball team had an average of .500 for the season of 1933-1934. They played six games and won from three teams: Temple, Ursinus, and West Chester, and lost later to the same three freshman teams. It has been traditional that an upperclassman take charge of the coaching of the freshman and J. V. sports, as well as the 150 pound team. The man who this year guided the frosh was Art Lynch, a Senior business man, and he did such a nice job that Doc Jacob ' s Varsity men had to extend them- selves to win whenever the teams scrimmaged, which was quite often, as they used the same floor. The first win of the season for the Frosh broke up a long winning streak of the Temple Freshmen, and was a preliminary to the Varsity game between Temple and Villanova. This game was one of the most exciting ever witnessed in the gym and ended in a one point victory for the " Kittens. " Later when the two teams met again, another interesting and hard fought battle ensued, but this time the Temple freshmen were victorious by a close score. Although only six games of actual competition were engaged in, the team showed a surprising amount of experience and skill. Monahan, Pickell, Galazin, Shoppmeyer and Maximovich were included in the starting line-up in most cases, and the team play resulting from their combined efforts in- dicated the thoroughness of the training they had received. The long hours of diligent practice under the watchful eye of an experienced player-coach were not spent in vain. It is quite evident that many of the Freshmen shall be aspiring contenders for berths on the Varsity Basketball team if their style of play remains on a par with that displayed in the past season. In his first year as Coach, Art Lynch turned out a well coached team and to him is due much credit for the success he enjoyed in his first coaching assignment. Murphy, Kopcha, Schoppm y r, Lynch, Coach Picktl, McCabe, Galaiin, Robinion, Monahan One hundred ninety-eight CAPTAIN STAN WRONSKI COACH GEORGE JACOBS BASEBALL Jacobs, Coach; Fleming, Manager; Sylvesttr, Mooney, Collins, Berardi, D. Murphy, Skaff, McGovern, Cavanaugh, Moriarity, Kennedy O ' Donnell, B. Geraghty, Krajsa, Lenzi, Wronski, Captain; Hurlburt, Vaughn, Mahan, McGonnigle, Murphy BASEBALL ALARGE squad responded to coach " Doc " Jacob ' s call for baseball candidates late in February. I With them was most of the team from the previous year, with the exception of the first base- man. Only one pitcher was left from the previous pitching staff, which proved to be the main problem. The weather kept the squad indoors until three days before the opening game, on the second of April at Princeton, and they had little opportunity for real fielding and batting practice. In spite of the weather, " Doc " managed to put in plenty of real work in developing his battery candidates. Only one pitcher and a catcher were left from the previous year ' s team, and it was a Piost difficult problem to solve. About ten men reported for the pitching staff, and they spent most of their time under the per- sonal supervision of " Doc. " Every afternoon the candidates lined up in the gym and worked out the kinks, and developed their curves and control in an endeavor to show " Doc " that they were just the men to pitch his outfit to an undefeated season. _ ' • • Tom O ' Donnel was the varsity pitcher left from the previous year, and a pre-season injury to his arm seemed to be keeping him from getting into real pitching form for the first couple of weeks, but after plenty of easy work-outs, the arm developed so well that he was able to step on the mound in the opener. Of the newcomers, the most promising candidate was Vaughn, who stood out in this early season showing as a hurler with lots of speed, and that more important and rarer thing in collegiate ranks, control. The infield was in good condition. Mahan showed himself to be a hard hitter and brainy fielder, and took care of the first sack in fine style. Next to him at second was Stan Wronski, captain of the 1934 team, and at short-stop, Toby Cav.anaugh. The third sack was in doubt, for Frank Skaff ' s undisputed possession of the sack in the previous season was challenged by another new man, Ben Geraghty, the flashy forward of the basketball quintet. Both Fleming, manager men h ' t we " anc ' Welded well, but because of his speed, Frank was Two hundred moved out to left field to start the season and try out the new infield combination. With him in the outfield were Murphy and Hurlburt. The Squad journeyed to Princeton to play the first game of the season during the Easter recess, and were downed to the tune of eight to one. Villanova found that a total of seven errors was too big a margin to spot the Princeton club, for several of them were directly responsible for runs. Princeton ' s first score was the result of a fluke single by Brown. He was sacrificed to second by Perry and scored on a hit by Myers. The second inning put the game on ice for the Princetonians. They were able to score four runs on one real hit. Follansbee, first man up, was safe on a poor throw to first, and moved to second on French ' s sacrifice. Gerhardt was safe on another bad throw to the first sack, and McCormack was hit by a pitched ball to fill the bases. Gosnell pushed a run across on a poor throw to first, and Brown singled to score McCormack. Perry made the bag on balls and Gosnell scored on another bad throw. Myers made the second out, but Wegener was walked to fill the bases aga ' n, but Skaff retired the side by forcing Perry out at third on Follansbee ' s hit. The ' Cats scored their only run in the first half of the fifth. Charley Hurlburt doubled to left field, Hurley singled, and was put out on O ' Donnel ' s hit on a fielders choice at second, giving Hurlburt a chance to score. Lenzi drove a liner to McCormack, who doubled the out with O ' Donnell at first to retire the side. In the sixth inning Jacobs decided to give a new man a try in the box, and sent Vaughn, a sopho- more, in to relieve O ' Donnell, but aside from giving " Doc " a chance to look over his new pitcher, the change produced little results. The lack of practice, evidenced by seven errors, was too much for the Villanova outfit, and the game ended with the score 8 to I. The University of Pennsylvania was the second club on the schedule, and the Cats traveled in town to Franklin field on April twelfth to try to make up for the loss of the first game of the season. The game was tied at two-all from the third inning to the eighth, and the Villanovan ' s hopes for a win looked pretty well assured when Frank Skaff blasted out a home run in the eighth to break the deadlock. But Bob Freeman promptly blasted those hopes with a homer in the same inning with two men on the bases, and the game ended with the score at the same figures: 5 to 3. Frank Skaff was the big gun of the Villanova attack, getting a homer and two singles in four trips to the plate, and was followed closely for hitting honors by Bill Shanahan of Penn, who batted out a double and two singles in four times at bat. Eddie Vaughn carried the pitching for the ' Cats until the eighth when he was relieved by Tom O ' Donnell. Vaughn allowed ten hits, and Villanova collected six from the two Penn hurlers, Barton and Harrington. Tom O ' Donnell was able to blank the home team for the remainder of the two innings. Villanova scored in the second with Barton on the mound. Mahan led off with a hard double, and O ' DONNELL Two hundred one ACTION DURING PENN A. C. GAME SKAFF I LENZI I 1 MURPHY went to third on a scratch hit by Skaff. Hurlburt walked, and advanced to second as Mahan scored on a sacrifice by Geraghty. No more hits were forthcoming, and the ' Cats were forced to wait until the third inning to score again when Skaff pushed Wronski home with a long hit. The last Villanova run was scored by the same Skaff who hit his homer in the eighth. The Penn A. C. game was the first home game of the season, and the ' Cats had hopes of break- ing into the win column, but luck was again against them and the final s core of the game was four to three. Villanova ' s first score came in the third inning. With Murphy, Cavanaugh and Lenzi on the bags, Murphy stole home on an attempt to put Mahan out when he stole first. The second run was scored by Krasja, and the third by Murphy, both on Toby Cavanaugh ' s single. Both men had gotten on the bags by good hits, and it looked as if the Villanova ns might be able to pull the game from the fire, but Frank Skaff poled a long fly to the outfield wh ' ch ended the inning and the ball game. The next two games of the season were played within a day or so of each other, and both put the Cats in the win column. The first was with Lehigh, and the Cats scored six runs to win by a three run margin; the second was with Ursinus, and the Villa novans again won by a good score, five to one. The game with the West Chester State Teacher ' s Co llege was the first shut-out of the season for Villanova, and was pitched for the ' Cats by Collins, another new man. The final score was six to nothing, and, in spite of the bitter wind which made the day seem like mid-December, the game was a good one. CLOSE, BUT SAFE AT FIRST DURING PENN GAME Two hundred two HURLBURT CAVANAUGH A P Apr Apr Apri Apr Apr Apri May May May May May May May 2 I 12 I 13 I 18 121 125 I 28 I 4 9 16 18 23 24 Princeton Away Penn Away Penn A. C Home Lehigh Away Ursinus Home West Chester Home Fordham Away Albright Home Temple Home West Chester Away Temple Away Lehigh Home Ursinus Away Drexel Home Villanova Opponents I 8 3 5 3 4 6 2 5 I 6 LENZI, SAFELY GUARDING HOME DURING PENN GAME Two hundred three Schoppmeyer, Captain; Sirica, Lynch, Coach; Burke, Mulligan, McAuliffe, Charamella, Carleton, Cavaliere, Caruso, McHugh Liscio, Bonettl, Giermak, Donovan, Morin, Mascot; Kane, McCabe, Pickel, O ' Hara, Murphy FRESHMAN BASEBALL TEAM HAVING distinguished himself by training a unit which made a fine showing on the basketball court, Art Lynch was assigned the difficult task of moulding a Freshman baseball team. He willingly accepted the assignment and selected Bill Sirica to assist him. With the first sign of clement weather the coaches gathered the yearlings about them for initial workouts. The enthusiasm displayed by these young hopefuls was encouraging indeed. After several days of limbering up, the group was organized into a team, which gave a remarkable performance con- sidering the short time they had played together. Every afternoon found the Freshmen out on the field behind Mendel Hall busily engaged in improving their batting eyes, and strengthening their throw- ing arms. Ursinus Frosh was the first team to face the Lynch coached aggregation, in a contest staged at the stadium. Although the " Kittens " played a fine game, they fell victims to the " Cubs " attack, losing by a score of 8 to 4. This was the only game played up to the time this article was written so that further data on games played is not available. Among the players who form the nucleus of the team we find Maximovich in the role of prin- cipal pitcher. Donovan served admirably behind the bat, while Shoppmeyer, the Captain-elect, suc- cessfully filled the position of shortstop. Giermak, Morin, McCabe, Cavaliere, McAuliffe and Mulli- gan also earned permanent berths on the squad. Coaches Art Lynch and Bill Sirica should be congratulated for the fine way they supervised and organized the players into a trained team, and the players Hhemselves deserve commendation for their part in carrying on the prestige of Villanova in the realm of Freshman Sports. Two hundred four COACH ROBERT REGAN CAPTAIN JOSEPH FENSTEMACHER T R A c ; Regan, Coach; Kain, Wrona, McFadden, Sweeney, Elliott, Willis, Tomasso, Walsh, Hickey, McGrath, Mascot Doyle, Hurley, Kramer, Piszczek, Fenstemacher, Capt.; Bobertz, Downey Burt Connell TRACK WITH the passing of the class of 1934 the track team will lose some of its best men, hard workers and enthusiastic supporters. One or two of these men are sure to go down in the annals of track at Villanova as stars in their field, and the others will be remembered for their spirit, and the fine work which they did in their four seasons of track. Although the team is losing the men who formed the nucleus of the squad, those who leave are happy in the thought that there are others able to carry their standard forward with credit. During the past in-door season the team made two appearances in collegiate meets. Although the weather prevented steady work-outs on the board track, the team, in spite of this handicap, was able to account for itself very creditably. A four man team was sent down to Morgantown as Villanova ' s representatives in the University of West Virginia meet on February the tenth. Between them, these four iron men garnered eight medals, and finished second in the team championship within a few points of winning the meet, and that among teams with two and three times their num- ber of competitors. Captain Joe Fenstemacher, in his favorite sprint, the 70-yard dash, beat a fine field to win in the record time of 7.3 seconds. Carl Hickey won the broad jump, placed second in the pole vault, and was one of the relay team that finished third to Michigan and Pitt. Jim Elliott took seco nd place in the half mile, adding another point to the team ' s score. • Two weeks later, in Washington, the team made another fine showing with the same men in the Catholic University meet. Jim Elliott, in the Ryan 1000 yard run, a feature of the games, placed second, an exceptionally good show- ing, as it was his first race at that distance. Joey Fenste- macher equaled " Jumbo ' s " feat by placing second in the Abbey Club invitation dash against a very classy BOBERTZ, MANAGER field. Two hundred six BOBERTZ ball sessions, but the more experienced members of the team helped the newer men, and good results were obtained. The first dual meet of the outdoor season was that with Rider College and the Wildcats had little trouble winning by a good score. The final tally was overwhelm- ingly in favor of Villanova — 100 to 27. The ' Cats were able to take el even of the first posi- tions, against four for the Ridermen. The first win of the meet was Rider ' s in the high hurdles, and was immediately equaled in the next event by Captain Joe Fenstemacher, who led the field to the tape in the 100 yard dash in the good time of 10 seconds. The mile was one of the best races of the meet, and the pack was led by Jim Downey to the last stretch, where Dipple of Rider came up from behind to nip him at the tape, Jim not having enough kick to fight him off in the stretch. The time was Alex Kramer, against a handicapped field, placed third in the 440, against one of the biggest entries of the evening. Jim Downey, entered in the mile against a group of the best milers in collegiate ranks, was unable to place, but his performance earned him many praises from the team ' s followers. Frank Connell and Art Mahan, in their first appear- ance against top-notch competition, were not able to place, but showed plenty of grit, and seem to be fine material for next year, lacking only experience. The mile relay team of Bobertz, Kramer, Wrona and Elliott registered a hard fought win in one of the best races on the program. The outdoor season opened in the middle of March, and a large squad reported after the call for candidates was issued. The coach, Bob Regan was prevented from devoting all his time to the track men by the spring foot- 4.49, fairly good for the condition of the track. hickey Carl Hickey took the broad jump, in spite of an injured hand, with a jump of 21 feet I inch. Second and third places went to Villanova men, Di Bernadino and Piszcek finishing in that order. In the 220, Joe Fenste- macher again took the lead and won in the good time of 23.3. The shot-put was another clean sweep for the Vill- anovans. Ed Sullivan won the event and was followed in order by Wetzler and Blanchard. In the pole-vault, Bill Grimberg took the first honors at over nine feet, where BURT Two hundred seven MILE RELAY TEAM Kramer, Wrona, Fenstemacher, Elliott the last Rider competitor dropped out. The two mile run seemed like a marathon race, as none of the men seemed in any great hurry to get around the track. Jenkins, a Rider man, was the winner. In the famous Penn Relay Carnival the Villanova team of Fenstemacher, Wrona, Kramer and Elliot won the mile relay for their only first place in the two day college carnival. In the 880 yard relay, the Wildcats, run- ning against time, failed by a tenth of a second to make the final heat. Carl Hickey, 1933 Hop, Skip and Jump champion, was unable to get better than third place, and in the Broad Jump, after having made 22 feet and 4 inches, was forced to drop out because of an injury to his hand in his last jump, which was discovered to be a broken bone. The second dual meet of the season was with the West Chester Teachers team, and the ' Cats lost by twenty points. The final score was 73 to 53. The Villanovans showed superiority in the running events, winning four of the six, but lost out in the field events. Joe Fenstemacher and Jumbo Jim Elliott won two events a piece. Joe ' s wins were in the 100, which was run in 10 seconds, and in the 220, which he ran in 23 seconds. This was the only event in which the ' Cats won a clean sweep. Jim Elliot won the 440 in 52 seconds, and the 880 in 2 minutes, 2.2 seconds. The only double winner was Johnny Geib, who took first places in the low and high hurdles. Smarting under the defeat suffered at the hands of West Chester, the Villanova harriers came back the following week and completely outclassed the strong track and field aggregation from La Salle College. The outstanding feature of the meet was the establishment of a new pole-vault record by that diminutive star, Carl Hickey, who surpassed his former mark by clearing the bar at thirteen feet. Hickey was also victorious in the broad and high jumps, thereby setting the pace for the rest of the ' Cats performers. Captain Fenstemacher and " Jumbo " Elliott were the only other performers for the ' Cats who repeated first place performances, the former winning the 100 and 220, while the latter was victorious in both the 440 and 880 runs. Villanova made three clean sweeps during the meet, in the 440 yard dash, the broad jump and in the high jump. Their total of first places was eight as compared with six for the visitors, and the final count showed Villanova had accumulated 78 points, while La Salle had 48. At the time this article is being written, only one more meet remains, but the most Two hundred eight HALF-MILE RELAY TEAM Piszciek, Walsh, Fenstemacher, Hurley important one on the schedule, that with our arch-rivals, Temple. We hope the ' Cats can show enough to win. They have all worked hard and deserve the satisfaction of beating the arch- rivals. Joe Fenstemacher, Henry Bobertz, Jocko Hurley, Bill Burt, Jim Downey and Mike Tomasso have been putting their best out for the team for four years, and we hope that the team will be able to replace them, a dif- cult task indeed. Captain Joe Fenstemacher has been the outstanding sprint man in the college during his four years on the team, and his captaincy is a recognition of his worth, both as a point winner and " stimulator " during that time. We hope for another to fill his place in the short events, but we fear that he ' ll be a long time coming. " Jocko " Hurley has been one of the most active athletes in the class of ' 34, and on the track was second only to " Fensty " in the dashes; and was even able to push him hard all the time to keep his lead as number one dash man. Henry Bobertz, Bill Burt, Jim Downey and Mike Tomasso are at the end of four years of hard work for the team, and their efforts have not gone unappreciated, nor have they been unfruitful. In Burt and Tomasso the team has had two pole vaulters who were almost sure point winners in the dual meets, and good competition in the bigger ones. Bill has also specialized in the hurdles, and turned in a fine job. Bobertz and Jim Downey have been pulling iron man stuff during their four years on the team. Both are long distance men, and the mile in their hands was a safe bet in almost every dual meet in the past two years. As cross country runners they have few, if an y, equals in the school. Their loss will be greatly felt when the outdoor season opens again in September. Even though most of the team seems to be graduating there are a few left to carry on the Blue and White. Jumbo Elliot and Steve Kramer, juniors, are sure to be the basis of next year ' s team. They were both on the national championship freshman team of 1932, and they have improved immensely since, so that with them and the others who are coming up, the team should have as good a record or better than this year. Two hundred nine TENNIS T; " HE tennis team has always been one of the most consistent winners of Villanova teams. Although we have no statistics at hand, we would ven- ture to say that the average of wins over losses of the tennis team is higher than that of any other at Villanova over an equal period. A long schedule has been arranged for the team for the 1934 season and if the weather permits, the team should play fifteen or sixteen matches. However, as we go to press the condition of the courts has prevented even a practice session, so that the first two or three matches will probably be used to give the squad practice, as much as for piling up wins. The material which is available is plentiful and good. Last season ' s captain, Sam Miles, is back, as is Bill Orcutt, a Varsity man of two years ago. Other men who have shown promise in their years on the courts are waiting for the opening in order to make their places in the singles and double lists. Art Hart, the Malhame brothers, Kramer, Don Redington and several others should make the going tough for any others who have ambitions for playing varsity tennis. The singles list will be chosen from the finalists and semi-finalists of the tournament which is to be held as soon as possible. From these winners the doubles combinations will be taken, and the remaining places on the squad will be filled from the best of the remainder of the con- testants in the tournament. Those men desirous of winning a place on the team after the season has started, will be forced to displace one of the ranking men by winning a match from him. The coach of the team for this season will be Father Eugene Mauch, who served the team in that capacity several years ago, and whose teams then were consistent winners. TENNIS SCHEDULE ORCUTT. CAPTAIN Apr Apr Apr Apr Apr May May 16 — West Chester Home 20 — Drexel Home 2A — Osteopathy Home 27 — Ursinus Away 30 — Osteopathy Away 3 — Albright Home A — Bucknell Away May 5 — Juniata Away May 8 — West Chester Away May 1 — Drexel Away May 1 2 — Juniata Home May I 5 — Albright Away May 1 8 — Ursinus Home May 1 9 — Bucknell Home May 22 — Temple Home DeUriarte. Flynn, Carr, Mgr. Redington, Miles, Orcutt, Capt.: Kramtr, E. Malham. Two hundred ten GOLF T HE golf team, like the tennis, has always been one of the top teams in any season on a basis of matches won, and their show- ing to date seems to presage another banner year. The team has no coach for this season, but is ably managed by Lou Marechal, who has arranged a long schedule of fourteen matches. The men who started the season were chosen from the best scorers in the tournament, which was heid early in the spring on the St. David ' s course. The first match of the season was that with the Boston College golfers. The Villanovans won in a clean sweep, all of the matches being decided on t he last hole, except Jim McNerney ' s. Jim won his match three up and two to go. Elliott, Duffy, and Cragg holed out their winning scores on the eighteenth green. The second match of the season was played on the Rolling Green course at Swarthmore in a driving rain, and all the scores were materially affected by it, but the ' Cats were able to win by a good margin, 5I 2 to fy. Haverford beat the linksmen in their third start by 1 1 2 points with the up to that time, over the Merion Cricket Club course. The Haverford one under 78, and the other members of the team were close around 80, which not quite, broke. The Temple Owls were the third victory of the season for the Cats in Cragg, and McNerney and Burke all won their matches, take the measure of the Owls, 6 to 0. The team journeyed to Trenton for the next match, and lost 5-1. The day was poor one man scored well, the number on e man for Teacher ' s College, who came in even par. April 6 — Boston College Home May A — W. C. Teachers Home April I I — Swarthmore Away May April I 3- — Haverford Away Mav April 20 — Temple Home . . April 2A — New Jersey Teachers . . Home a April 27— Osteopathy Home Ma Y May 2— Delaware Away May CAPTAIN ELLIOTT best scores of the season, and two men were both mark the Oats nearly, but a clean sweep. Elliot and to and both Villanova pairs won the best ball and only 5 — Manhattan Home 8 — Philmont Away I I — Temple Away 15 — New Jersey Teachers . .Home 18 — W. C. Teachers Away McNerney, Elliott, Capt.; Marechal, Burke Two hundred eleven : ' i 1 ;■■ 5 BOXING AND WRESTLING THE boxing and wrestling teams were an innovation at Villanova. Due to a late start there were no inter-collegiate matches scheduled for the wrestling team, and only one for the boxing team, with Temple. Joe Foley, former coach at Penn State, was the man who guided the leather-pushers in their quest for blows and bruises. The squad showed great promise for next year, as all the candidates but Mike Tomasso were under-classmen, and with the experience which they gained during the past season should form the nucleus of a winning team in the inter-collegiate matches. The only bout of the season, that with Temple, was won by the Owls, with a five to two margin, Mike Tomasso having won by a knockout for Villanova and Joe Pilconis defaulting to Charley Cox. Temple won the other five scraps by three decisions and two knock-outs. At the infra-mural boxing and wrestling show the members of the teams were given a chance at their first actual competition. The nine bouts of the evening gave almost all the men an opportunity to exchange bloody noses, and provided some fine boxing and slugging which kept the audience in an uproar. The wrestling was confined to a " fixed " bout between Don Blanchard and Ed. Sul- livan. It lasted for about twenty minutes, and during this time the boys gave a profes- sional looking exhibition with lots of speed and grunt. The training of Coach Zizak showed a great deal of effectiveness, and with those two as a nucleus the groan and grunters should have a good team in the coming season. VARSITY BOXING TEAM Folty, Coach; Murphy, Mullan, Fleming, Cox Kannady, Haiklnt, Eck, Shtalty, Tomaiio, Sala WRESTLING TEAM Bruno, Foi, Murphy, Walth Ordilla, Virujky, Blanchard, Captain; Racina, Wroniki Two hundred twelve La Rosa, Hosey, Downey, Strong, Gill, Coach O ' Hara, McGee, Coyle, Hines, Foley. Loughlin SWIMMING THE swimming team is in its first year at the college, and at the end of its season of five meets found itself on the long end of the score, having won three and lost two. It lost its first two meets to Osteopathy College of Philadel- phia, and won the succeeding meets from West Chester and Hahnemann Medical College, giving them a percentage of .600, which ranks about halfway down the scale of all the teams of the school. Mr. Martin Gill was kind enough to take upon himself the task of training the swimmers and of arranging meets for them, and did a very good job with the inexperienced material with which he started. After a few weeks of practice under the skillful eye of Mr. Gill, the team met the first of its five scheduled opponents in the representatives of the Philadelphia Col- lege of Osteopathy. Competing against a much more experienced team the Villanova natators were defeated, only after a close and interesting swimfest however. Though the boys only had a few weeks ' preparation they gave a creditable show- ing, and it was apparent, that with a little more experience, they would develop into a strong outfit. This observation was affirmed a week later, when the team again met Osteopathy, and though defeated, the score was much closer than in the previous meeting. Practicing diligently, the team improved rapidly and won their next two engage- ments from West Chester and Hahnemann Medical College. In their last two engagements the members turned in fine performances, and all indications point to a promising future for this branch of athletics at Villanova. The squad was composed of two seniors, Jim Downey and Bill Hines, and the rest underclassmen. At the other end of the scale were McGee, Hosey, and O ' Hara, all freshman; and the largest group of all topped off the squad, the sophomores and juniors. They were Walt Coyle, " Barrel " Foley, John Strong, John La Rosa and Paul Laughlin. At the end of the season, John Strong, one of the mainstays of this year ' s team, was elected to lead next year ' s natators, and all indications point to the rapid development of a representative team in this new undertaking. Two hundred thirteen WEARERS CARR, Manager DE URIARTE WILLIAM ESTRADA KRAMER I NOR " V rr aptain MALHAME MILES GOLF JAMES ELLIOTT, C aptain BURKE DUFFY MARECHAL, Manager CRAGG McNERNEY J. V. FOOTBALL WILLIAM NOVELLINE, Captain BANMILLER DAOUD NULTY BUZENSKI DE CICCO OCELUS CASEY, Manager FLEMING O ' CONNELL COCHEO GAGLIARDI ORIOLD CORKILL GRASSi RYAN COSTA HOEY SCHELLE CRAIG mihalcik McCarthy ZIMKUS 150 LB. FOOTBALL WILLIAM CLARK, CAPTAIN ACOUE DWYER KRAFT CARROLL FITTIPOLDI MENAPACE CARUSO GOUGH MURPHY CAULFIELD HINES McBRIDE CAVANAUGH KAPIC NEYLON CONROY, Mgr. KELLY O ' NEIL COYLE KENNEDY PETINGA DUNIGAN KIEFFER SCERCA Two hundred fourteen INTRA-MURAL ORGANIZED intra-mural athletics are in their second year at Villanova. Fathers McKee and Vrana, O.S.A., took charge of the organization of the league and succeeded very well, assisted by Johnny Hughes, who, for the past two ears has done yeoman service in every possible capacity in the league management. The league was organized due to a somewhat belated recognition of the fact that the greater part of the student body was practically barred from Varsity competition by lack of ability or physical equipment, and that they were undoubtedly the ones who most needed the athletics. To give everyone a chance at some sport with which they are familiar games and meets have been arranged in almost all sports. While there have been actually a series of games in basketball, volleyball, indoor baseball and football, meets in swimming, boxing, wrestling, tennis and golf have also given the halls in the league a chance to get every man into some sport, which is the primary purpose of the movement. At the end of the basketball season this year an innovation was introduced in the shape of an ' All-League " team. The team was chosen by vote of all the players in the league and the result was a placing of two Austin men, two Fedigan men, and one from Alumni on the first team. Harry White and Joe McGovem were the Austin representatives, Bill Levis and Steve Kramer the Fedigan men, and Frank Skaff the lone Alumni player on the team. Alumni Hall seems to have an unbreakable grip on the basketball championship, for they won it again this year, which gives them two wins since the league was organized. The league games are played twice a week on both floors, the old and new gyms, with alternation, so that no team suffers any disadvantage from the difference in courts. The football season showed Alumni still in the lead. All varsity players are barred WILLIS, HARTNETT, HAMEL HUGHES, REV. E. B. McKEE, O.S.A,, FACULTY ADVISER, BOYLE Two hundred fifteen Fr. Ludwig, Skaff, Searight, Lynch, Coach; Hartnett, Mgr. Voran, Marion, Sirica, Captain; Kotys, Higgins from intra-mural sports while they are playing on the varsity team, so that the pre- ponderance of varsity football men in the other halls did them no good at all. The other halls had begun to despair of ever winning the league title from Alumni when Mendel waded through the boxing bouts to collect an easy first, which gave the other teams the hope that they might cut down the lead somewhat in the other sports. The Day-Hops were the winners of the swimming meet, and won, you might say, in a walk, although they had the smallest team in the meet. Not that they were born with gold-fish in their teeth; they ' re just good hard swimmers, and they certainly redeemed themselves for the celler position which they occupied during the basketball season. FEDIGAN HALL BASKETBALL Levis, Hamel, Manager; Caulfield Shea, Mihakik, McGonigle, Kramer, Coitigan AUSTIN HALL BASKETBALL Fr. McKee, Connors, Cottrel, Krajsa, Sracanovlc, Manager; Whit , McGovem, willii. Captain; Clavin, Vaughn Two hundred sixteen The baseball teams play both the in-door and out-door variety of the game, and even though it seems odd, the in-door as well as the out-door is played outdoors. In the first year of the league ' s life, in-door baseball was not very well organized due to a lack of interest, but this year the game has attracted fans, so that we play all kinds of baseball in the intra-murals. The volleyball games found an enthusiastic welcome once the players had learned that the game was as much fun and as much a man ' s game as any other. At the present writing, the winners of the baseball and volleyball leagues have not been determined, and due to the closeness of the standings of the teams it would be folly to offer any predictions as to the outcomes. An innovation in this year ' s program was in the form of a golf tournament held in the spring at the St. David ' s Course. As was manifest in all intra-mural activities this year, much interest was shown in this tournament, and a large number of representa- tives from the various student groups participated. After a most enjoyable and inter- esting afternoon, the day-hop club emerged the victors, closely followed by Fedigan and Austin Halls. At the present writing plans are being made for the conducting of a tennis tour- nament, to be held eariy in May. Already a large number of students have entered the contest, and all indications point to a very interesting battle. Based on their show- ing last year, and the fact that many of last year ' s veterans are competing, the day- hops are favored to repeat again. To Frs. McKee and Vrana, O.S.A., is due much credit for their interest and untir- ing efforts to put this movement on an efficiently organized level. Under such leader- ship it should be only a short time until the aims of the administration are realized. MENDEL HALL BASKETBALL Quinn, Racine, Murphy, Bruno, Walsh Seville, Mulligan, Sala, Captain; Donovan, Shealey Two hundred seventeen MENDEL HALL DAY HOPS Stead, Fitzpatrick, Rodgers, Boyle Burt, Carney, Craig, Barrow, McNamara PUBLICATIONS REV. JOHN T. McCALL, O.S.A. Moderator L BELLE AIR AST fall, when pians were being made for the completion of this, the 1934 edition of the Belle Air, it was decided to follow a theme of foreign or unusual character. However, with the announcement by the Administration that each student was to receive a copy of this year ' s volume, plans were altered, it was the opinion of the staff, that since this was to be the first all-Villanova year book, a theme woven around Villanova itself would be most appropriate. Accordingly work was begun in this direction. Further, the current year, 1934, marks the second year of the presidency of Rev. Edward V. Stanford, O.S.A., to whom this volume is dedicated. Previously holding the office of college Chaplain, Fr. Stanford has for many years been prominently associated with Villanova, and since his ascendancy to the presidency has been doing all in his power to not only raise its position in the scholastic world but also to assist the stu- dents in whatever way possible. So to a man who has always had the interest of Villanova and her students close to his heart, we humbly dedicated our volume. At the outset, numerous difficulties confronted the staff. The office, formerly serving as guarters for the Belle Air had been usurped by the Villanovan and work had to progress in the dorms. Soon after the start of the second semester the staff petitioned the Rev. Bernard M. Albers, O.S.A., vice-president, for guarters and he very obligingly eguipped the now famous 51 Mendel I — la II. The staff wishes to take this opportunity to thank Father Albers for his kindness in providing this most important reguisite. With these new accommodations, work was greatly facilitated but it was a late beginning. Suddenly it dawned upon us that in a few short weeks commencement would be at hand, and our volume was still in an embryonic stage. It was then that, with a few words of encouragement and counsel from the moderator and editor, the staff got down to hard work, and after a few all night vigils, the volume was completed. Upon examination of this edition you will find views which have been a part and parcel of the life of the students for the past four years. For our frontispiece, we have selected an embossment of the beautiful new Monastery completed this year. Our selection was warranted not only by the beauty of the edifice, but also be- cause it is symbolic of the spirit of determination and progress which has char- Two hundred twenty-one acterized the action of the Augustinian Fathers since time immemorial. For our major and minor dividers the same plan was followed. We attempted to select views which would connote as nearly as possible the spirit of the general theme. In fine, our ambitions were to make this book as Villanovan as possible. A word of congratulation is due to the efficient organization of the Business Staff which made possible the financial success of this volume. Also to the able Editor-in-chief and his industrious assist- ants, much praise is due for a book in whose covers will be kept forever bright the happy glow of college days. JOHN T. CORKILL Editor-in-Chief EDWARD V. OCELUS Business Manager WILLIAM F. ZEIL Managing Editor william p. McCarthy Photography Editor FRANCIS J. DITCHEY Copy Editor Two hundred twenty-two Liotta, Ditchey, Fath, Medoff, Violetti, Stell, Butler Reiley, G. Malhame, DeVine, Storms, Cottrell, Prior, Doherty, Bigley Hines, Lilly, Ocelus, Corkill, Editor-in-Chiet; Zeil, Kilbane, Bartolo BELLE AIR STAFF Business Manager EDWARD V. OCELUS Assistant Business Manager ALBERT J. BARTOLO College Editor EDWARD F. KILBANE JOHN C. J. DeVINE ROBERT A. GEIST GEORGE MALHAME RAFFAELE L. VIOLETTI FRANCIS BIGLEY Editor-in-Chief JOHN T. CORKILL Photography Editor william p. McCarthy Copy Editors FRANCIS J. DITCHEY JOHN J. STELL Associate Editors JOSEPH H. LILLY Assistants to Editorial Staff EDMUND P. REILEY LAWRENCE GOLDSCHMIDT Sports Editor ARTHUR V. HART Managing Editor WILLIAM F. ZEIL Art Editor C. ERIC STORMS Snapshot Editor LOUIS E. ABBATE EMMET PRIOR WILLIAM O ' PREY MARCUS A. FATH THOMAS FITZPATRICK LAWRENCE DOHERTY FRANK KELLY WILLIAM E. HINES Associate Sports Editors Circulation Managers HAROLD KEATING JOHN F. DOUGHERTY JOHN F. BUTLER Junior Business Managers JOSEPH J. COSTIGAN EDGAR COTTRELL LOUIS D ' ANGELO Faculty Moderator REV. JOHN T. McCALL, O.S.A. Two hundred twenty-three Vill anovan RAYMOND J. HARTER, Editor-in-Chief JOSEPH W. FENSTEMACHER, Bus. Mgr. WiTH the reeling drums of the press stamping out the last issue of its sixth volume, the Villanovan attained an astral peak in its thus-far young career. A year of energetic and consistent work has established this weekly publication more firmly as a marked suc- cess in the realm of news. When the Villanovan put its first step forward as a weekly newspaper in 1928, the staff at its helm met with many diversified and discouraging obstacles. Und aunted courage and determined effort were demanded of every member of the small staff. Each staff in turn willingly gave its unselfish and untiring best in an effort to lay an unshakable foundation. With this firm back- ground and ever increasing popularity, the Villa- novan was destined to push on, overcome ad- versity and gain a dominant position in the journalistic field. If a higher standard were to be reached, and the strides of progress were not to be hindered, the paper must cope with the de- mands of advancement. Consequently, last year the Villanovan underwent a thorough remodeling. The newspaper was converted into a pattern of modern editorial and news standards. It now em- bodied style and convenience, prevalent both in handling and reading. This was a preference to the heretofore unconventional and unwieldy sheet. In consequence of this radical change and datermined energy in behalf of advancement, the Villanovan has this year progressed to a still higher peak. A staff, new in title but well seasoned in the elements of newspaper demands, came forth not only to maintain all previous accomplishments but to further the paper in its content and intercollegiate relations. Perhaps one of the foremost steps toward naKonal recognition was effected during this year. The Villanovan applied for membership and was admitted to both the National Scholastic Press Association and the Catholic School Press Association. Affiliation with these associations has led to much worth-while advice and criticism. Another item that has demonstrated advancement is the increase in subscription. This year there were twenty-five hundred copies of the Villanovan printed weekly in contrast to fourteen hundred copies weekly last year. The success of this paper can, to a large degree, be attributed to the unselfish labors expended by the senior editors. Raymond J. Harter, editor-in-chief merits a most generous portion of credit in recompense for the arduous and unlimited hours of work that he so willingly gave in his endeavor to reach the goal he had set for the paper. After fulfilling the office of college editor in his third year with the paper, he proved his ability in guiding the Villanovan through a successful year as editor-in-chief. Robert A. Geist, managing editor, also manifested a generous portion of ability and material aid in directing the journal and lending to its editorial elevation. Charles P. Goggi, college editor, proved a capable and consistent worker in fulfilling his none too easy task. The Villa- novan also owes much to William F. Zeil, William H. Holmes, Joseph H. Lily, Edward F. Kilbane and Joseph W. Fenstemacher, the other senior editors. Undivided credit is due to the moderator, Rev. Edward B. McKee, O.S.A., for his keen interest and active co-operation at all times. Tvo hundred twenty-four Malhame, Zanni, Kelly, Laurusonis, Chappel, Di Joseph, Violetti, Betz, Fa so, Geraghty, Murray Ball, Marechal, McGrath, P. Goggi, Mclntyre, Maloney, Allen, Butler, Doherty, Mele, Keeley, O ' Connell, Cottrell, Linsalata Stall, Lilly, Zeil , Harter, Editor-in-Chief; C. Goggi, Kilbane, Fenstemacher, Reilly VILLANOVAN STAFF EDITORIAL AND BUSINESS STAFF Managing Editor Editor-in-Chief ROBERT A. GEIST RAYMOND J. HARTER Columnist Copy Editor WILLIAM H. HOLMES JOHN J. STELL Exchange Editor Associate College Editor JOSEPH H. LILLY EDMOND P. REILEY College Editor CHARLES P. GOGGI Literary Editor WILLIAM F. ZEIL ROBERT H. MclNTYRE JOSEPH J. LINSALATA EDWARD KILBANE LAWRENCE J. DOHERTY CARL MAYER WILLIAM J. ALLEN FRANCIS B. ROGERS Assistants to the College Staff JOHN F. BUTLER JOHN O ' CONNELL HAROLD D. McGRATH JOHN C. DiJOSEPH PHILLIP MURRAY PIO GOGGI SPORTS STAFF HAROLD J. KEATING Sports Editor Assistants to the Sports Staff FRANK A. CONWAY JOHN A. O ' HARA EDMOND C. MALHAME RAFFAELE VIOLETTI JAMES W. KEELEY CARMEN GIORDANO FRANCIS SHEALEY BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager JOSEPH W. FENSTEMACHER Assistants to the Business Staff FRANK BIGLEY HENRY SCHAPPERT Assistants to the Circulation Staff JOSEPH ARTHUR PETER FASO JOSEPH MELE CHARLES BETZ EDWARD GREGORY HENRY SIEBERS Two hundred twenty-five J. BENEDICT MALONEY JOHN F. CHAPPLE Circulation Manager PAUL BALL JOHN MULLIN EDWARD KELLY ANTHONY DIFFER WILLIAM P. MCCARTHY, Editor-in-Chief Mendel Bulletin THE sixth edition of the Mendel Bulletin made its appearance, this year, upon the campus in the early part of May. The book was received with well-founded praise by the student body, for it truly outranked previous volumes in style, quantity and workmanship. The content of the Mendel Bulletin is a compila- tion of the best theses presented by Seniors in the School of Science during the year. These theses are of a scientific nature and require many hours of research in the laboratories. In many instances special slides had to be made on which specimens could be placed for study under the microscope. Although the book is edited for students interested in the scientific field, it is read by the entire student body. As in previous issues, an high-light of this current number is an article written by this year ' s winner of the Mendel Medal. This medal is awarded an- nually to a Catholic priest or layman who has made a valuable contribution to science. The Mendel Bulletin is published as a tribute to the memory of the great Augustinian scientist, Johann Gregor Mendel. It is to him that the world owes the science of genetics. Mendel discovered edward v. ocelus, Bu.. M,r. the | aws of neredi+y w hich formed the bases of this science while working in his laboratory at the Augustinian monastery at Brunn, 1847. By naming the official publication after him, the School of Science is paying honor to a great Catholic priest and scientist. Rev. Joseph M. Dougherty, O.S.A., Dean of the School of Science, is moderator of the Mendel Bulletin. It was due to his constant encouragement and guidance that this present volume succeeded in surpassing previous editions. Words of thanks must be offered Father Dougherty for the faithful devo- tion he has shown to the staff. William P. McCarthy was Editor-in-Chief of the book. He was assisted by Edward V. Ocelus as Business Manager, and a hard working staff composed of F. Ditchey, A. Bartolo, R. Geist, J. Gallagher, A. Liotta and J. Curran. MorrUon, Dal,. Colosl, DtShi.ldi, Liotta, G«itt Ditctny. Gallaghar, K«lly, Jarvii, Oc lul, Imbrigli Two hundred tw«nty-ji» T The Villanova Engineer HE VILLANOVA ENGINEER, successor to, and in substance, a new " Owl " ; a publication designed to record the progress of Villanova ' s School of Technology as reflected by the activities of its faculty and student body. Guided by Rev. John J. Vrana, O.S.A., the faculty moderator, the staff under the leadership of Paetrus F. Banmiller, editor-in-chief, began a detailed study of magazine publications. Weeks were spent in pursuing the technique of standard journals until finally the initial issue came into circulation as the finest bit of work- manship in its field that the engineers have ever offered, which is a credit to the ability of the staff. As an assistant to the editor, Joseph P. Costigan proved his ability with timely advice, serving none the less as contributor with his popular " Collegiate World " column. And it was in the hands of W. Rogers Hamel to solve the necessary business activi- ties as Business Manager. Campus and fraternity news, an all-important item for the various fraterni- ties, were prepared by Frank J. Estrada while C. Eric Storm provided copy for one of the most interesting columns in the book — " Cross Section. " He also was responsible for the clever cover, car- toons and the unique cover design. w. Rogers hamel, Bus. Mgr. The past year has featured interviews with some leading engineers and industrial leaders in the East; among whom were Carl T. Humphrey, D.Sc. These were flanked by an interesting Alumni Column, a column featuring exchanges with publications from Engineering schools all over the country, faculty biographies, organization reviews, outlines of the many courses offered by the Technology school, and bits of humor to balance the content-matter. The ENGINEER has been recognized by national technical associations for college publications and it is hoped that it will prosper next year like it has this year. I Fitipatrick, Moroney, Klekotka, Estrada, Collins, Hamel, Mihalcik, Donnelly, Bouson, Cape, Ukleja, McGrath, Osbahr, Maier, Oriold, Odewalt, Hines, Banmiller, Editor-in-Chief; Hamel, Storms, Costigan Two hundred twenty-seven ORGANIZATIONS - fOREWORD TO CLUBS M odern educators have recognized that the most essential factor in the college at- mosphere is a genuine feeling of camara- derie; it is this awareness of fellowship that leaves an indelible imprint upon the charac- ter of the student and contributes immeas- ureably towards his success in post-college life. Villanova has not overlooked this element in its collegiate program; hence there exists upon the campus various organizations, which very capably offer such opportunities to each member of the student body in par- ticular. It has been the policy of Villanova to band students together who are residents of a particular State or locality; thus there is given a proper impetus to fellowship which will be instrumental in creating life-long friendships. Villanova creates and holds credence in fellowship; inculcating this ideal, its organi- zations have become exemplary in their pur- pose, and unexcelled in action. Two hundred thirty-one Vi FRANCIS J. DITCHEY President LAMBDA KAPPA DELTA President Francis J. Ditchey Vice-President Constantino Roscovics Treasurer Walter D ' Alonzo Secretary Joseph A. Bigley ' ILLANOVA College can well be proud of the Lambda Kappa Delta Fraternity. Incorporated within its constitution is the statement that one of the ideals of the fraternity is to foster a spirit of common fellowship among its members and among the other students of the School of Science. It is a distinct tribute to the fraternity that there does exist in the School of Science a comaraderie unrivaled by any of the other branches of the college. Since its inception, the fraternity has been the only organization on the campus that has a definitely limited membership. Students, who in the Freshman year have a scholastic standing above the general class average, and who are deemed possessed of the necessary qualities which go to make up a gentlemanly spirit, are considered for membership. A Board of Admissions con- ducts a personal interview with each prospective member and passes on the candidate ' s qualifications. In the past year, the fraternity innovated a plan of student tutoring that gained the heartiest praise of the administration. Lectures were given to freshmen members of the society by seniors throughout the year. By this plan, the freshmen gained added knowledge, and a keener interest was stimulated in those scientific subjects which formed the basis of the senior ' s tutoring. In addition, the club yearly sponsors a social program, which functions are among the season ' s highlights. Foremost among these was the annual " Spring Hop " held in the gymnasium that proved so successful. The annual dinner dance held in Philadelphia for the members late in the spring was another event that will long be remembered by those who attended. The Lambda Kappa Delta stands as a fitting tribute to those men of vision who were first to see the need of a common fellowship among the students of the School of Science. Yearly it has flourished, until today it hoids an astral place among campus organizations. And the work done this year speaks well for its continued advancement. To Rev. Joseph M. Dougherty, O.S.A., Moderator, and the officers is due the highest praise for their efforts in continuing the club ' s enviable record. Two hundred thirty-two C. ERIC STORMS President PHI KAPPA PI THE Phi Kappa Pi fraternity of the School of Technology has the illustrious distinction of being the oldest organization on the campus. In the month of October, 1908, twenty members of the engineering school banded together and established plans for a society which would have for its purpose, (I) to increase the practical knowledge of engineering principles for its members, and (2) to bring about a fraternal friendship which would later be of much profit to industrial members, and to the society itself. From its very inception the society has lived up to the principles for which it was founded, by means of weekly forums, industrial inspection tours, and the traditional victory dance, the " Owl Hop. " Ever abiding by the ideals of the founders who choose the motto " Phrata Kai Prokope " as a guiding spirit, the fraternity continued their noteworthy achievements this year. At the weekly meet- ings various members of the club delivered lectures or papers on topics of especial interest to engineers. Covering a wide range of subjects, they added to the general knowledge of each mem- ber new facts and thoughts which they might never have encountered. In this way the fraternal spirit of all working together toward a common course is exemplified. Several illustrated lectures were delivered, and films of great engineering projects were also shown at the various weekly meetings. One of the most outstanding social events of the year, although not too social for the pledgees, was the initiation of the evening of March 15. Woe to the man who couldn ' t withstand the electrical onslaughts of conniving engineers. Forty new pledgeas successfully passed the ordeal, and were rewarded amply immediately after the proceedings at a delightful banquet held in the students ' dining hall. The gathering was addressed by Dean Humphrey of the School of Technology, who stressed the ideals of fraternal organization. The traditional " Owl Hop " of ' 33 justified in every extent its position in a rank with the success- ful " hops " of former years. It was a true victory dance, climaxing a day of much importance to all students, the day of Villanova ' s glorious football victory over Temple University. The gym was taste- fully decorated in the engineer ' s own unique fashion. Tc Joseph P. Callaghan and his committee the club cannot extend enough credit for this outstanding social success. Two hundred thirty-three A. S. M. E. VICTOR L. BARR President D l Honorary Chairman J. STANLEY MOREHOUSE Chairman VICTOR L BARR Vice-Chairman MARTIN A. DONNELLY Secretary-Treasurer FRANK J. McGINLEY URING the past season the Villanova Student Branch of the A. S. M. E. completed one of the most active years since its inception in 1925. The purpose of the society is to bring to- gether Mechanical, and Chemical Engineers, and to acquaint Ihem with the practical side of the field which they will pursue in later life. The student engineer is also given the opportunity to express himself on engineering topics at the bi-monthly meet- ing when instructive lectures are given by the members. To complement the theoretical classroom studies, practical field trips were sponsored by the Chapter to give the potential engineer the opportunity to see the operations of large industrial and manufacturing plants. Among those inspected were Adam Scheidt ' s Brewery, at Norristown, Pa., Lee Tire Corporation, and the Summerville Tubing Company of Consho- hocken, Pa. The Grand Chapter meeting of the Eastern Division of the Society was held at Drexel Institute on April 9 and 10. Here education was furthered through contact with the older, experienced, practic- ing enqineer, who is always ready to give a helping hand to the student when he becomes involved in a bewildering situation. To Professor J. Stanley Morehouse and the officers of the organization, is due considerable credit for the manner in which they have conducted the affairs of the society, and for elevating it among the leaders of the national society. O ' Hara, Haixard, Klin . Lawli, Hallahan, Munroa, Hamill, Foi McGrath, Kramar, Donnally, Barr, Prai.; Prof. Morahoma, McGlnlay, Andarton, Macak Two hundred thirty-four . O. v_x. t. FRANK CONWAY President Honorary Chairman THOMAS J. McCORMICK Chairman FRANK W. CONWAY Vice-Chairman GAETANO DOLENTE Secretary WILLIAM E. HINES Treasurer JOHN UKLEJA ORGANIZED in 1920, this student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers has endeavored to maintain the high standards set by the parent organization. Patterned after the senior society, its fundamental purpose is to increase the students ' knowledge by various inspection tours, to foster friendship among the members and to acquaint them with the advancements and achievements being made in the pro- fession of their choice. Meetings are held bi-monthly, and during the past year the senior members, numbering eleven, delivered illustrated lectures on technical subjects, both interest- ing and important because of their relation to that branch of engineering which the members intend to pursue. Another means of furthering the students ' knowledge is the making of various inspection tours. This year the group visited the Budd Manufacturing Co., the Brill Car Works and also inspected the under-pinnings of City Hall, in Philadelphia. The parent organization yearly conducts a contest for the senior members. The graduating students from all the student chapters are requested to submit a paper on some technical subject, either pertaining to his thesis, hobby, or cour:e of study. These papers are read before the senior society, and after being examined by a judging committee, the best paper is selected. Last year, Russel Hurst, a member of Villanova ' s chapter, won first prize, bringing renown to himself and the society. This organization has made noteworthy progress, and much praise is deservedly theirs. To Pro- fessor Thomas J. McCormick and the officers is due considerable credit for the manner in which they performed the duties of the society, and also for their unselfish efforts in not only retaining for it the esteemed position it now holds, but in achieving even greater heights. Storms, Derby, Burke, Lyons, Munroe, Coyle, Allen, Rodgers, Algozzine, Hallahan Middle Row — Sharkey, La Rosa, Carney, McGowan Hooven, Schlotterback, Shevland, Kain, Cape, Giambrone Scerca, Lopez, Hines, Conway, Pres.; Dolente, Ukleja, Maier, Kraft Two hundred thirty-five A. I. E. E. Moderator PROFESSOR HARRY S. BUECHE President JOSEPH CALLAGHAN Vice-President JOHN KLEKOTKA Secretary JOSEPH COSTISAN Treasurer JOHN PICKEU THE organization of the student chapter of the American Society of Electrical Engineers last fall was enthusiastically re- ceived by the students studying electrical engineering. Heretofore the students had been without any organization or representation. It was with the advent of Harry S. Bueche as professor of electrical engineering that definite plans were made for the in- Joseph p. callaghan stitution of a representative club President Un October 13, Professor Bueche with a number of his students visited the Engineers ' Club in Philadelphia. After con- sultation with officials of the national society, the necessary recognition for the establishment of a student chapter was received. At the initial meeting officers for the ensuing year were elected, and it was proposed that in order to acquaint the potential electrical engineers with the practical side of their study, a series of lectures would be given by the various members. It was also agreed that to further increase their practical knowledge, inspection tours would be made of various companies whose work was in their field. During the year the club members were most enthusiastic in carrying out the purpose s for which they had united. The group visited the Richmond Station of the Philadelphia Electric Company, one of the most modernly equipped plants of its kind in the world. On Navy Day they journeyed to the Philadelphia Navy Yard, where they made a complete inspection of the U. S. S. New Mexico. The electrical equipment was of course of primary interest. Much credit is due to Prof. Bueche, for his initiative and interest as faculty advisor; also to the officers for the interest they have shown in forming the club and thereby bringing recognition to the electrical group of engineers. 11 Kl 1 WPPJIlWf » j iW " v y I. Gordesky, Verbyla, Burt, Ounnigan, McBrearity, Craig, McBridt Flanigan, Hamel, Banmiller, Boyle, Gallagher, Lyons, Tomasso Mihalcik, Moroney, McGough, Casey, Kehoe, Gallo, Williams, Doherty Nulty, Klekotka, Prof. Bueche, Callaghan, Pres.; Costigen, Pickell, Glembrone Two hundred thirty-six A. S. V. C. President WILLIAM F. HAMILL, Jr. Vice-President JOHN W. HALLAHAN, Jr. Treasurer JOHN J. FOX Faculty Advisor PROFESSOR WILLIAM GORMAN THE desire of some students to enter the field of aviation, and the wish to become further instructed in this field, led to the formation of the Aeronautical Society of Villanova College last year. In keeping with the purpose of the society, bi-monthly meet- ings are held which are devoted entirely to aeronautical discus- sions. Aside from these regular meetings, the group has, during william f. hamill, jr. the past year, been addressed once a month by Mr. John Rogers, President who is affiliated with the Somerton Aviation Co., of Philadelphia. His practical, illustrated talks have been of great interest and aid to the members. In addition to his lectures he also conducted an open forum on the subject of aero-dynamics. At each meeting one of the members is required to give a talk on some aeronautical topic. Some interesting and illuminating discourses were given during the year among which were " The Super- charger, " by John J. Fox; " The Controllable Pitch Propellor, " by William Hamill, and " The Effects of Reischoff Streamlining, " by John W. Hallahan. In addition to the activities of these meetings, the members make interesting tours. Among the various excursions taken were those to the Patxo Field at Norristown, the Franklin Museum Aero- nautical Display, and the Naval Aircraft Factory, in Philadelphia. At present, attempts are being made to affiliate with some national society, and if the enthusi- asm displayed by the members so far is any criterion, this society should bring added fame to itself and Villanova. O ' Hara, Donahue, Dethloff, Kelly, Giambrone Constantine, Schlotterback, Rodqers, Kain, Shevland, McGinley Hooven, Donnelly, Hallahan, Hamill, Pres.; Gorman, Mod.; Fox, Allen Two hundred thirty-seven SPANISH CLUB President R. MARTINEZ ALVAREZ Vice-President PETER P. KERR Secretary BERNARD LA ROSA Vice-Secretary EDWARD MICHAELS Treasurer GEORGE FOX Moderator REV. BASILIO FRESNO, O.SA. PRESENTING Villanova ' s youngest organization, and judging from the enthusiasm of the members it is destined to become one ot the most active societies on the campus. Through the efforts of Rev. Basilio Fresno, O.S.A., professor of Spanish in the Arts School, the first formal meeting of the organization was held at the beginning of the second semester. Following election of the officers to serve for the remainder of the school year, Fr. Fresno outlined the aims and the principles for which the organization was founded. The chief aim of the club is to acquire a greater knowledge of not only the Spanish language, its form and presentation, but also to acquaint the members with the mannerisms and customs of the Spanish people. In order to accomplish this, various members, from time to time, spoke at the meetings on topics dealing with the romanticism, literature and customs of Spain and Spanish Amerca. An interesting sidelight of the organization is that the English language is forbidden while a meeting is in progress. All business and discussion is conducted in the Spanish tongue. In order to furiher increase the practicability of the organization a definite program has been outlined for the coming year. This includes a series of debates in Spanish with other Spanish clubs in this vicinity. A number of Spanish plays are planned to be held in the college auditorium. The social aspect of the club is also to be brought to the fore. A yearly dinner-dance is planned, to be held ex- clusively in a Spanish restaurant. Membership of the club is open to those students who are native-born, or who have a working knowledge of the Spanish language. Three meetings are held each month. All the organizations on the campus unite in extending to Fr. Fresno and the Spanish Club their best wishes for the success of all the undertakings of this group. May it grow and grow until the Spanish club at Villanova will be a tradition, and attain an exalted position among the other campus organizations. Two hundred thirty-eight INTERNATIONAL RELATION SOCIETY RAYMOND J. HARTER President WITH a small but actively interested membership, the Inter- national Relations Society enjoyed the second successful year of its existence. The group was organized in September of last year by Karel F. Ficek, former professor of economics. With the resignation of Mr. Ficek from the faculty board, however, the organization was faced with the problem of selecting a new moderator. The vacancy was filled by Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, O.S.A., dean of the School of Commerce and Finance. Good fortune was with the society, for both Fr. Bartley ' s interest in current events, and his knowledge of international affairs acted as capable and efficient guides for these enterprising young ambassadors. In the beginning of the year problems of general inter- national concern formed the topics of discussion and informal debate. Such matters as Hitlerism in Germany, the recognition of Soviet Russia by the United States and disarmament were thor- oughly argued, and definite stands were taken upon them. The major event upon the society ' s calendar, however, was the Intercollegiate Model League of Nations Assembly, which was held at Bucknell University. This year ' s convention was attended by twenty-four different colleges and universities, each representing the views of a member nation of the League of Nations. Villanova was chosen to represent Canada. The representative diplomats were: Raymond J. Harter, head of the delegation, Charles P. Goggi, Robert A. Geist, Joseph Arthur and Rafael Martinez-Alvarez. Once definite notification had been received of this assignment, the functions of the society were turned over completely to studying Canada ' s position in world affairs, and acquiring a genuine Canadian viewpoint. In particular, the problems which were thrashed out were the recognition of the new state of Manchuokuo by the nations of the world, the establishment of a permanent minorities commission by the League of Nations and the revision of present international treaties. A representa- tive Canadian attitude on each of these problems had to be conformed with in all the discussions of the model league assembly. Throughout the two years of its existence the organization certainly has made remarkable progress. Its continued growth should be the concern of every student interested in the welfare of the college. Two hundred thirty-nine F! VARSITY " V " CLUB President H. HURLEY Vice-President T. O ' DONNELL Secretary-Treasurer J. HUGHES Faculty Moderator HARRY L STUHLDREHER .OR the wearers of her coveted emblem Villanova has formed an organization to bring her deserving athletes into closer con- tact with each other. This club is composed of those who have carried the brunt of Villanova ' s burden on the field of sport, those who have given their untiring efforts to raise Villanova to a height that previously had not been reached in the realm of her collegiate sport history. During the year, this club has undergone an extensive reorganization. Among its new activities, it was proposed to hold a dance, which in later years was to be known as the Varsity " V " Club Dance, — but due to the arrange- ment of the social calendar by the school authorities at the commencement of the year, it was declared impossible to hold the dance this year. The wearers of the wedge, as they had done last year, joined with the Spiked Shoe Club to form the Turf and Tinsel Club, producing the clever musical comedy, " Let ' s Go Places. " Today the club is composed of our great athletes, those who have carried the burden of Villa- nova ' s battles on the athletic field, and is a strong factor in a strong and united Villanova. The mem- bers of this organization, alone, are indeed aware of what Villanova should mean to her students, for it is they who have battled and defended her against those who would contend with her tor athletic fame. To those who have so ardently striven for Villanova on the field of sport we devote this page, and may they everlastingly display the color of their Alma Mater. Farris, Shaft, Cook, Korchimki, Johnson, Ryan, Swaanay, Elliott Torpay, Grimbarg, Laa, Higglns, Bastian, travars, Fostar Goggin, Kramar, Lanii, Walsh, Murphy, Blanchard, Kotys, Vidnovic, McGaa, Marion, Hurlburt, Conway, Hurlay, O ' Donnall, Shavlin, Randour, Hughas Two hundred forty DDNALD F. REDINC President fON WILKES-BARRE CLUB President F. DONALD REDINGTON Vice-President FRANCIS BERGER Secretary WILLIAM McGRAW Treasurer JAMES J. GALLAGHER ONE of Ihe oldest active clubs on the campus is the Wilkes- Barre organization from up-state Pennsylvania. In its twelve years of existence the popularity of this association has been wide-spread, and today within its membership are numbered a representative body of men famous in campus circles. Begun as a fraternal organization to promote mutual good will and friendship among students from the environs of Wilkes- Barre, the scope of its purpose has been extended until the social functions of this popular group are eagerly looked forward to, not only on the campus, but all over the coal region district. Annually it has been the custom of this body to sponsor a dance following the traditional Villa- nova-Bucknell gridiron clash. Because of a change in schedule, necessitating the playing at Villanova, the dance was not held this year. However, both from a social and financial viewpoint the loss was more than atoned for at the annual Christmas dance. On December 25, in the luxurious Mirror Ballroom of the Sterling Hotel at Wilkes-Barre, the association held its eleventh annual yuletide function. Much favorable comment was voiced over the melodies rendered by Will Kearney and his society orchestra. The climax of the society ' s social season was reached on the occasion of the fifth annual Easter dance at the Hotel Redington, on Saturday, March 31. Once again Will Kearney furnished the music and, as usual, he met the demand for the unusual in music and entertainment by his inimitable style of rendering modern tunes. The dance was preceded by a dinner which was open only to club members and their partners. During the course of the dinner gold keys were given to the senior members of the organization as mementos of the club ' s appreciation for their loyal services in the past. A short speech was delivered by the Rev. James Donnellon, O.S.A., in the absence of Rev. Bernard McConville, O.S.A., the club ' s moderator. The following senior members were the recipients of keys: Donald Redington, president; Francis Kelly, James O ' Connell, William McGraw, James Gallagher and Francis Berger. Cleary, Betz, Noll, Forkin, Bruno, Delahanty, Mllnamow, Daly, O ' Connell, Kelly, J. Gallagher, Redington, Pres.; H. Gallagher, Piszcek, Clark Two hundred torty-one ALBANY CLUB President J. EUGENE HARTNETT Vice-President JOSEPH BASTIAN Secretary DOMINIC MAURO Treasurer JOSEPH A. HOENIS COMPRISED of students living in the vicinity of the capital of the Empire State, this organization, since its inception in 1931, has increased rapidly both in numbers and campus prestige. Carrying out the purpose of its organization — to promote social activity for its members, and to make the name of Villanova better known around the capital district of New York — social functions are conducted during the Christmas and Easter recesses. This year due to financial conditions, plans for an Easter affair were dropped but the dance which was held during the Christmas holidays proved to be the most successful since the club ' s inauguration. Combined with the Albany Clubs of Fordham University and Manhattan College, a formal dinner dance was held on the Twenty-eighth of December in the Crystal Ballroom of the Hotel Governor Clinton in Albany. Over two hundred couples danced to the melodious syncopations of Emerson Gill and his well-known broadcasting orchestra and made the affair one of the most successful held in this district during the holiday season. To Eugene A. Hartnett, who guided the destinies of the organization this year, is due much of the credit for making it one of the most successful in the club ' s history. Joseph A. Hoenig also must be commended for his initiative and untiring labors expended as Chairman of the Christmas Dance, as well as each individual member without whose support this year ' s program could not have met with such wonderful success. THE NORTH JERSEY CLUB President THOMAS F. McFEELEY Vice-President JOSEPH CARROLL Secretary DANIEL JARVIS Treasurer THOMAS DELANEY Sergeant-at-Arms ROBERT BURKE Publicity Director JOHN BUTLER Moderator REV. CHARLES P. BROWN, O.S.A. THE club continued with its third year of great activity. On December 2nd, it held the Rutgers Victory Dance at the Winfield Scott Hotel, Elizabeth, N. J. A general spirit of gay rejoicing filled the main ballroom of the hotel as both students and alumni celebrated the thrilling 18-13 victory over Rutgers at the second annual Thanksgiving Dance. Many couples from all parts of the East attended the function. All left the dance proclaiming it to be easily the greatest social success of the club thus far, and also ranking it among the best dances held off the campus in recent years. The committee in charge of the dance was composed of Raymond J. Harter, Chairman; Harold D. McGrath, Joseph Carroll, Joseph McKenna, John Butler, Robert Burke, Joseph Arthur and Arthur Hart. Music for the occasion was rendered by Dan " Fat " Waters, whose harmonious renditions and original adaptations immediately met with the warm approval of the revelers. The second annual Easter Dance climaxed the club ' s outside activities. It was held in the ballroom of the Elkton Hotel, formerly the Newark Elks Club, on the evening of April 2. This ballroom was centrally located and it was easily the best location the club has had for any of its dances. The music was furnished by the popular Bob Iven ' s Ambassadors, The committee in charge of this affair con- sisted of Thomas Delaney, Chairman; Raymond J. Harter, John Butler, John Erbeck, Daniel Harkins, Frank Connell, James Migliore, John Scalera, Joseph McCabe and John Torpey. Through the club ' s commendable outside activities, the untiring efforts of Fr. Brown, O.S.A. , moderator, and of the retiring president, Thomas F. McFeely, the North Jersey Club has become one of the most outstanding organizations of Villanova, and worthy of the college that it represents. Two hundred forty-two CONNECTICUT CLUB President WILLIAM A. SIRICA Vice-President EDWARD LAHEY Secretary LAWRENCE SHEA Treasurer EDGAR VERBYLA Moderator REV. FRANCIS S. LUDWIG, O.SA. BEHOLD the representatives of the " Nutmeg State " matriculating at Villanova. Organized two years ago, when the number of students coming from this section greatly increased and the advantages of organizing were realized, it has progressed rapidly in taking its place among the leading campus groups. Retaining the enviable position attained by last year ' s members provoked a weighty problem for this year ' s organization but they met the challenge and recorded perhaps the most successful year in the club ' s young history. Continuing the social program inaugurated last year, a dinner dance was held during the Christ- mas recess which met with unexpected success and surpassed all previous functions both socially and financially. To the members of this year ' s group belongs the highest of praise. Especially commendable was the work of William Sirica, president. His inspiring leadership and initiative aided greatly in gaining the co-operation which marked the successful completion of this year ' s program. LAWRENCE CLUB President JOHN DERBY Vice-President LOUIS DANGELO Secretary RICHARD MORRISSEY Treasurer JAMES MURPHY Moderator REV. JOHN T. McCALL, O.S.A. COMPOSED of students hailing from Lawrence and surrounding small towns, this club has completed the thirteenth year of its enviable history. Under the leadership of John Derby, President, the social program inaugurat ed a few years ago was successfully continued. It was during the Christmas holidays that the club conducted its annual dance. Though the boys spoke of it as one of the most stormy evenings ever experienced in the world ' s largest small city, nevertheless this affair was a brilliant social success. Mr. James Murphy, the Chair- man and his assisting committeemen, were highly commended for their untiring efforts and novel man- ner in which they conducted this affair. Though handicapped by financial deficiencies, the members have endeavored with great success to continue the high standard set by this club and often with much personal sacrifice. They were greatly aided in all their undertakings by the Rev. John T. McCall, O.S.A. , moderator, and to him and the officers is due much credit for their efforts in carrying on the splendid work for which this club has always been noted, in the interest of Villanova. DAY HOP CLUB IN FORMER years it was difficult to persuade the " Day-Hops " to take part in any campus activities. In order to stimulate their interest in these affairs, it was decided by the members of the athletic board to institute them into a society, the members of which would take part in the intra-mural games. Accordingly Rev. Edward B. McKee, O.S.A., was appointed as Moderator. He selected two members from each school on the campus. It was their duty to circulate among the day students and stimulate interest in campus functions. They ware also to see that these men were represented by a team in all intra-mural activities. As a result the teams representing the " Day-Hops " have shown a remarkable improvement and more interest in all activities has been displayed. Father McKee and his prefects are to be congratu- lated for their fine work. Two hundred forty-three w DRAMA AMD MUSK VILLANOVA LITERARY SOCIETY KL | t THIS outstanding society was formed five years ago when the fl B 1 Belle Masque Players and the Beta Gamma Debaters merged for mutual benefit. Since that time both chapters have done ex- M " S flf B ceptionally clever and laudatory work under the capable direction of Professor Joseph T. Jonas, the club ' s moderator. During this past year the enrollment has increased to the extent that it is A . now one of the largest organizations on the campus. The society , B w has joined the Intercollegiate Debating League and the Inter- al BcM fl B collegiate Dramatic Alliance, and has admirably acquitted itself B H k in all the contests sponsored by these organizations. B B. On April fifth, the society held its first annual dinner dance at B B the Hotel Pierre with unusual success. The committee in charge B of the affair consisted of William Doyle, Chairman: Edward B Manion, and Peter Paul Kerr, all of whom did commendable work and were given a vote of thanks by the organization. W ' LL p ' r A .,M. F n t ZE " " BELLE MASQUE CHAPTER The activities of this chapter have been unusually interesting this year. The policy of giving a group of sketches or one act plays after their regular fortnignriy busi- ness meeting was introduced with exceptional success. These plays created opportunities for new members to gain experience in the art of acting and expression. Several original pieces by various older members were also presented with much favor. During the year several lectures were delivered by Professor Joseph T. Jonas on stage construction, lighting, make-up and costuming. A representative of the Gaelic Arts Club also addressed the society on the world-famous Abbey Players. Toward the close of the year a group of one-act plays was given both on the campus and at several other places in Philadelphia with considerable artistic and financial success. The main event of the club was its presentation of " The Glorious Martyr " in the Inter-collegiate Dramatic Alliance contest. The play dealt with the incident in the life of Lord Byron, the famous English poet, when he was confronted by Count Guiccioli, the husband of the woman he loved. The leading role, that of the Count, was capably handled by William F. J. Zeil, whose ability to interpret character parts is too well- known to need mention here. George Malhame gave the role of Lord Byron a finish and polish that left little to be desired. Peter Paul Kerr, playing the role of Giusseppe, and Joseph Carroll, that of Fletcher, performed their parts with great credit. It was produced at St. Joseph ' s College on May 4. BELLE MASQUE Doyla, Malhama, McGrory, Biglay, Butlar, Kuckar Hallahan, Hamil Karr, Danny, Lyons, Donahua, Carroll, Fttipatrick Martlnai-Alrarai, Goggi, McGrath, Prat.; McGlnlay, Kllbana, lanmlllar Two hundred forty-six and was received with great praise and applause by the large audience who witnessed the contest. It was a great tribute to Professor Jonas, since it was solely by his efforts and capable direction that such success was possible. BETA GAMMA CHAPTER During the latter part of last year the Beta Gamma chapter joined the Intercollegiate Debating League, an organization formed by the various colleges in and about Philadelphia, for the purpose of arousing a greater interest in forensic encounter. In addition to the series of debates sponsored by this league, the society met twelve other opponents during the winter season. An exhibition debate was given in Trenton before an audience of several hundred with brilliant success and indicated that a return engagement would be given next year. Several Freshman debates were arranged and conducted under the management of Gerard Racine, freshmen debate manager. Unfortunately, the organization was somewhat handicapped this year by a lack of material due to the graduation of several of its foremost men last June, but as the season advanced, many of the members gave evidence of talent and forensic skill, and seemed lacking only in experience. The varsity team, especially, did fine work; Robert Bouson, Frank Bigley, Peter Kerr, Charles Goggi, Harold McGrath, and certain that next year these men will be more successful than ever, since they will have the great advantage of experience. In conclusion, the society as a whole wishes to take this opportunity to thank Professor Jonas for his splendid co-operation and help, without which the organization could do little. PROF. JOSEPH T. JONAS, A.M., M.O. Moderator its members were John Lyons. It is BETA GAMMA Goggi, Carroll, Martinez-Alvarez, Lyons, Kerr, Donnelly Bigley, Banmiller, McGrath, Zeil, Pres.; McGinley, Kilbane, Bouson Two hundred forty-seven TURF AND TINSEL C PURRED on by the their first achievement, the sec- «- ond annual production of the " Turf and Tinsel " Club, Let s Go Places, " was presented on the nights of April 27th, 28th, and 29th, in the college gymnasium. The success of their first production, " Look Who ' s Here " brought forth such acclaim and praise from all quarters, that it was decided a musical show should be retained as an annual feature of this group. Again, under the able guidance of Rev. Bernard T McConville O.S.A., moderator of the organization, and their sponsor, Harry A. Stuhledreher, plans were set forth to make this musical comedy a better production from both comedy and financial viewpoints. The services of Edward A. Keough, a skillful director and leader, who was formerly affiliated with George M. Cohan, and Miss Helen B Pratt were engaged. Under their direction, the members of the cast were selected and sent through many long rehearsals, which was quite evident from the manner in which the pertormance was presented. This year ' s enactment, featured the rumpus of pirates, the roar of politics, and the turmoil of a revolution, presented against a background of a palmy tropical island Again this show, as its predecessor, brought forth the highest of praise. The presenta- tion of such a number as the Scarletina Rash Ballet, featuring Villanova ' s athletes clad Worm My Tropical Baby, fairly broughtthe audiences into the aisles from laughter This enthusiastic reception of the audience made it a certainty that productions of such a type will be an annual feature. This year the musical accompaniments were supplied by the Villanovans, under the REV. BERNARD M. McCONVILLE O.S.A., A.M. Moderator Two hundred forty-sight I direction of Paul D. Teel, and were exceptionally well adminis- tered. The production glim- mered with many of the out- standing tunes of the day. The entire cast was com- posed of members of the Var- ity Club and among its stars appeared the deaf and dumb drummer of the Military band of the " Republic of Ovaltine, " impersonated by Whitey Ran- dour, star halfback and captain of the football team. The spe- cialty dances featured Joseph Bastian and Charles Miller. The witty humor and comedy was supplied by Charles McGee and Joseph Fitzhenry in the roles of the Minister of War and Secretary of State respectively. Acting honors in both the roles of males and females were taken by Arthur Noble, James Carr, Anthony de Cicco, John Chap- pel, George Gartland, William O ' Prey and Edward Manion. The vocals were excep- tionally well rendered and the featured parts were sung by George Kennedy, Daniel Jarvis, Lawrence Reilly, and Arthur Noble. The most entertaining and humorous part of the show was the fine piece of work done by the fastidious chorines, featuring Carroll Cook, William Farris, William Grimberg, Frank Foster, William Mulligan, Bernard Lee, Nick Kotys, Carl Hickey, Arthur Hart, Leon Bienkowski, William Fath, Henry Morin, Gerald Kunz, Joseph Cavaliere, Richard Foote, Abe Ulitsky, Glen Robin- son, Paul Williams, Fred Myers, William McDonald, Charles Decker, Joseph McCabe, Theodore Oshbahr, Robert Guinee, and John Buke. The achievements of this young organization have written a bright page in the annals of dramatic endeavor in the college. To them and their entire staff is due the highest praise for their zeal and untiring efforts in placing the name of Villanova high in the dramatic collegiate world. Two hundred forty-nine THE BAND BLENDED with the seriousness of important duties is a spirit of gayety and color which makes college life so happy and memorable. From the daily grind of studies, the college student finds many outlets which leave happy memories of pleasant years of Villanova. Perhaps the most colorful of thess extra-curricular bodies is the college band. What is more colorful, what is more gay than to watch the grand march down the field between the halves of a thrilling football game? Flags waving in the soft breezes, the fifty brilliantly uniformed young men wheeling about the chalked gridiron with mili- tary precision, the blare of horns and the mightly roll of the drums resounding in your ear — surely this is a spectacle which thrills the hearts of everyone in the solid walls of humanity lining the banked tiers of the stadium. However, playing in the band meant work. Several times a week the musicians had to sacrifice hours of their spare time in order to practice the drills and songs. More- over, at the games, while the general fan could devote all his attention to enjoying the spectacle, it was the duty of these young men to supply a great deal of the gayety and color. To those who devoted so much of their time for the success of this organization, full credit is due. Especially does Mr. Paul D. Tell, the energetic director, deserve full praise. For much of the ability of the college band is he responsible. To him, and to every man who played in the band, Villanova extends its tribute. Top Row— Lopel, Murphy, Chappie, Steets. Brennan, Wixted, Otbahr, Nulty. Kuni, Burnt Middle Row — Teel, Director; Laurisonis, Algoizine, DiJoseph, Virusky, Darmody, Mihalcik, Giordano, Caltiat, Brindisi, Mala, Lamana Bottom Row— McKanna, Drum-Major; Shea, Oniichick, Smith, Kerr, Downs, Carroll, Kiember. Burt, Malina, Parrat, Schappart, Oriold, Burke Two hundred fifty VILLANOVANS CELEBRATING their eleventh birthday, the Villanovans of 1934 proved their right to distinction as an outstanding group of collegiate music makers. Adding to their glories of former years in an impressive fashion, this group has surpassed all previous combinations in the excellence of their musical products. Under the direction of Paul J. Teel, Musical Director of the College, the band got down to brass instruments early in the first semester. Joseph Mele, an outstand- ing musician of the Science School, was chosen as the leader. Joe plays a violin as well as handling the vocal situations of the musical scores. As a leader, Joe ranks on a par with the former great leaders that this organization has had. His special arrangements of various novelty numbers, and of Villanova songs, will long be remembered by all who were fortunate enough to be present at any of the numerous functions at which the Villanovans held sway. Their captivating melodies enlivened and assured the success in a musical manner of many a campus affair.. Among the various dances at which the Villanovans poured forth their musical gifts were: The L. K. D. Spring Hop; The Owl Hop; Blue Blazer Ball; Sophomore Co- tillion; Alumni Dance; and the Augustinian Guild Card Party and Dance. The annual Turf and Tinsel musical comedy, " Let ' s Go Places, " presented the Villanovans as mu- sical accompanists. The success of the various campus functions held throughout the year speaks well for the ability of Villanova ' s own musicians. To Mr. Paul J. Teel and Joseph Mele the committees of the dances owe a debt of gratitude for their splendid work. Mele, Teel, Craig, Laurusonis, Antonio, Scuito, Hobs, Floyd, Shappert, Callier, Walczak Two hundred fifty-one SOCIAL SENIOR BALL CHANGES have come over me. Hands of eager students have covered my nakedness with gala dress. A cloak of many colors hangs about me, covering what some call my ugly framework. I am beautiful, I am awake, I feel that I am fit to entertain the guests who will soon visit me. Need I be told that it is February ninth, the night of the Belle Air Ball? The night is cold, the wind howls o ' erhead and a blanket of snow enshrouds the ground. As the cold breezes beat against my sides, a sudden fear grips me. " Will this weather keep those who are to be my guests away? " Eight o ' clock the clock chimes, two more hours of waiting for the verdict. Time slowly but certainly passes as it always does. It draws near the appointed hour; is it the musicians who are approaching? It is, for I hear the name of Enoch Light mentioned. And there is one to rival my beauty, it seems her name is Mary Danis — she sings with the orchestra. My aides have come down to help me make a success of my most important party of the year. I see them stationed at the doors at their appointed tasks. And now there are several couples arriving together, the vanguard of many more to come. As these couples arrive, the member of Ihe fairer sex is handed a favor so that they ' ll never forget my party. More and more come until the floor is crowded with dancers. The rainbow of colors of the guests contrast admirably with the formal black of the college students. The music lends its enchentment to an already colorful scene. The time passes almost too soon for it is nearly time for Tom McFeeley, Senior Class president, and Don Redington, Chairman, who did yeoman ork in completing the arrangements, to call a halt to the festivities. The couples are claiming their wraps and wending their way homeward. I feel that my dance was a distinctive success. I ' m sure that I ' l never forget, nor will those who attended it forget, the 1934 Belle Air Ball. DONALD F. REDINGTON Chairman Hir.ei Gallagher, Ktrnan, Darby, Carroll Saatad — Craig, Hartar, Radington, Chairman; McFaalay, Randour Two hundred titty-four JUNIOR WEEK THE first week of the month of May marked the inception of the traditional Junior week. A week of never-to-be-forgotten activities for the members of the Junior class. Solemn high mass in the college chapel on Monday morning marked the opening of the festivities, which were climaxed on Friday evening, in a blaze of glory, by the annual promenade. Immediately following the mass a special communion breakfast was enjoyed by all the members of the class. The traditional flag raising and tree planting exercises, held in front of the new monastery building, climaxed the activities of the morning. Monday afternoon was dedicated to the mothers of the members of the class, and appropriately named " Mother ' s Day. " A tour of the campus, and of the labora- tories in Mendel Hall, followed by the observation of some scientific experiments performed by members of the Science school, comprised the first part of the program. Later, when the entourage visited the qymnasium, they were entertained by members of the cast of the Turf and Tinsel Club ' s annual play produced the week previous. Lawrence Reilly and Arthur Noble entertained the group with some popular songs and old Irish ballads. Immediately following, two of the novelty dances from the play, featuring our athletes clad as dainty chorines, were presented. Both the songs and the dances were greatly appreciated by the audience, as was manifest by the applause that followed. After this form of entertainment, the group witnessed an exhibition swimming meet in the college pool, which was conducted under the direction of Martin Si ll, coach of swimming and professor of English. The mothers and the dads assembled in the amphitheatre where they witnessed the picture, " Life at Villanova. " Following the picture they were addressed by the Rev. Fr. Stanford, O.S.A., president of the college. At the conclusion of the address all retired to the priest ' s dining hall where a delightfully prepared repast was enjoyed. The committee for the mother ' s day program is to be congratulated for their fine tribute, which will undoubtedly be remembered forever by all the parents of the members of the class. The remaining afternoons of Junior week were devoted entirely to sporting events. On Tuesday and Friday there were varsity baseball games with Albright college and Temple University respectively; Wednesday afternoon, a track meet with Rider Col- lege; Thursday a baseball game between the Seniors and the Juniors, and the intra- mural tennis tournaments were held. The traditional Blazer ball on Thursday evening and the Junior Prom on Friday brought the week ' s activities to a close. The memories of the week ' s events will long remain in the minds of all the Juniors, and cherished as the happiest ones of their college lives. The committee in charge of the events, under John Butler, deserve the highest commendation for their fine work in making Junior week of ' 34 the most suc- cessful ever. Two hundred fifty-five T JUNIOR PROMENADE HE man in the moon struck up a rollicking tune, and all the planets joined in. Venus smiled at Vulcan, who whistled such notes, as, warbled to the string, drew a smile from Pluto instead of iron tears. Prom night on the campus, and the vernal season put forth its best in keeping with the spirit of that long awaited, never-to-be-forgotten, event. The social event of the season at Villanova, the traditional Junior prom, far surpassed any of its predecessors both in the elaborateness and in the novelty of its presentation. The night club atmosphere with the air of New York ' s " swankiest, " even to the canvas canopy at the entrance, provided the setting for the evening ' s entertainment of the devotees of the light fantastic. Clustered around tables amidst beautiful palms and flowers, sumptuously gowned women and jauntily dressed men listened to delightful, ethereal melodies of one of the foremost radio orchestras, Jaques Renard ' s. His soft music and arrangements of Villanova ' s own songs will long remain a delight- ful memory. Each young lady was the recipient of a souvenir of this memorable occasion, unlike any other previously given. It consisted of a combination travelling and desk set eversharp pencil mounted on a marble base enscribed with the words " Villanova Junior Prom 1934. " A " scotty " dog sat opposite the pen holder and between the two was inserted the favor program of dances and entertainment for the evening. The members of the committee under Paetrus Banmiller are to be congratulated by all who attended the " club " for their efforts in making the prom of the class of thirty-five the most successful in the history of Junior week. PAETRUS F. BANMILLER Chairman Nulty, Schaffar, Goldichmidl, O ' Connall, Malham. Raniari, Dunnigan, Banmillar, Chairman; Railly, Caulfiald Two hundred fifty-six BLAZER BALL THE Juniors step out, might well be the sentiment attached to this riot of color. Novelty, the keynote of Junior week, was exemplified by the very uniqueness and colorfulness of the opening dance. The Blazer Ball, according to tradition, annually marks the first official appearance of the Junior blazers on the campus. The colors of our Alma Mater, blue and white, intermingled with the various colored gowns of the young ladies presented a bazaar attraction never equalled heretofore on the campus. The music for the evening was presented by Joe Mele and his famous " Villa- novans " at their best. Their strains of haunting melod ' es sent many a couple into en- raptured bliss as they glided over the glazed floor. Many entertaining novelties and songs added an extra note of keen enjoyment to the affair. The decorations of our palace of athletics were an innovation of the class of thirty-five. In place of the customary flat ceiling there rose a peaked effect, tastefully decorated with college and class colors. Palms and ferns added to the general beauty of the scene. The Blazer ball provided a fitting overture to the Junior prom to take place on the following night. Proud were all the Juniors now officially so. Their blue and white blazers provided them with a note of recoanition among the underaraduates as the men ready to move into the exalted position of the members of the Senior class, when they so reluctantly must leave us. The members of the blazer committee, and the members of the ball committee are to be congratulated for their fine work in making this affair such an outstanding success. Kramer, McGinnis Coyle, Hughes, Walsh, Chairman; Fleming, Via let ii Two hundred fifty-seven THE SOPHOMORE FROLIC THE annual Sophomore Class Dance was given on Friday evening, October 20, 1933, at the new Villanova College Gym. Dim lights, and graceful figures, softly gliding to a mellow strain with a purr of glee and genuine enjoyment created the absorbing atmosphere offered to any onlooker. Dan " Fat " Waters, with his eight rhythmical Danceonians, reviewed the latest dance tunes with more than satifactory results. Intermissions were short, and dancing was plentiful from 9 till I P. M. In spite of the fact that the Sophomore Frolic was put on almost spontaneously, the reward for the vigorous and enthusiastic efforts expended in its behalf by the committeemen, and the class as a whole, was heartily gratifying and successful. More than 200 couples were gathered at the affair as a result of nine days of industrious management. In a great part, the success of the frolic was due to the genuine co-operation received from the Freshman Class. Over half the students of the newly-enrolled group exhibited a praiseworthy amount of spirit by their attendance. Daniel J. Harkins and Joseph Clay, president of the Sophomore Class and chair- man of the frolic respectively, manifested unusual ability in undertaking a task of such responsibility, and carrying it to the end, efficient in every detail. The members and committees of the dance were: Dance Committee, J. Clay, chairman; Arthur Noble, W. Vaughn, J. Malcolm, D. Cragg, J. Downs, T. Kucker, A. Welsh, F. Alfano, A. Zanni, and H. Kornfield; Arranoements and Decorations Committee, J. Braheney, chairman; J. Hallahan, E. Carlin, R. McGrory, and William Monroe; adver- tising committee, J. C. Di Joseph, chairman; H. Poudal and A. Catrombone. Two hundred fifty-eight OWL HOP VILLANOVA ' S greatest football victory over Temple University provided the incentive for the greatest victory dance ever staged on the campus. Sponsored by the Phi Kappa Pi Fraternity, this year ' s annual Owl Hop reached a new zenith in enthusiastic success. In keeping with the gaiety of the occasion the spacious gymnasium was decorated in a blaze of color. The red and white " false " ceiling was set off by a galaxy of ferns and flowers placed around the dance floor. An additional note was the distribution of balloons to every couple. Soon broken by the merry-makers, who could not restrain their enthusiasm over the victory, they provided a riot of color while they lasted. To add to the day ' s surprises was the unusually good music offered by the Villanovans. Sweet dance rhythms intermingled with various numbers brought a round of applause at the conclusion of each dance. Each couple was presented with unique favors and other novelties, which were well received. A white cover on which was embossed the Phi Kappa Pi insignia, adorned the dance program. Although the Temple " Owl " and the name of the dance are synonymous, they are in no way related to each other. Back in 1919, before Temple and Villanova met on the gridiron, the Villanova engineering fraternity held its annual colorful affair. Joseph P. Callaghan and his committee deserve the highest commendation for making this affair the greatest success in the history of the fraternity. L K. D. SPRING DANCE GAIETY prevailed on the night of April 20, 1934. The first real spring weather of the year served as an appropriate setting for the annual Spring Hop given by the Lambda Kappa Delta Fraternity. Attracted by the enchantment of a wonderful spring-like night, many couples swayed to the delightful strains of the Villanovans. The orchestra provided the best tunes ever. Their diversified arrangements included many novelties as well as special presentations of Villanova ' s own songs. Playing from the left side of the gymnasium, instead of from the stage, as is the custom, improved immeas- urably the acoustics. The music could be heard equally well f rom all sections of the floor. The decorations were distinctive of the L. K. D. Fraternity. The walls were decorated with the banners of the various camous organizations. A large skull tinted with phosphorous paint, presented a unique and ghastly appearance. It served as a symbol of the fraternity, and was in accordance with the idea that the dance was being sponsored by a Pre-Medical society. Each couple was the recipient of an attractive souvenir program. It was bound in black suede and bore the fraternity ' s title in gold printing. Although the dance was not as successful from a financial point of view as was expected, its success socially cannot be denied. Enough praise cannot be extended to Mr. Robert A. Geist and his committee for their splendid co-operation and fine work in making this dance successful. Two hundred fifty-nine RETROSPECTIONS VILLANOVA opened its ninety - first scholastic year on the feast day of St. Thomas of Villa- nova, September 22, with the cele- bration of Solemn High Mass. The Mass was sung with Rev. Edward V. Stanford, O.S.A., president of the college as cele- brant and Rev. Bernard M. Albers, O.S.A., vice-president, as deacon. In an interest- ing and inspirational talk to the students, Fr. Stanford stated that the motto for the students in the oncoming year should be one similar to the slogan adopted by the National Recovery Administration, " We Do Our Part. " It was on the same day that the majority of the students learned with the deepest regret of the death of Charles A. McSeehan, one of the most prominent alumni of the college and coach of the college baseball team. Changes in the ar- rangement of the pie shoppe and the abolishment of the traditional Vigilance committee were the most outstanding im- provements noted by the returning stu- dents. Work had progressed rapidly on the construction of the new Monastery SOLEMN HIGH MASS OPENING SCHOOL TERM end there also had been renovations made on the campus itself. With the Buck- nell-Villanova foot- ball game, there was held the annual homecoming day for the Alumni. The day was fine, the crowd was large, the team in tip-top shape, but the final score showed the Wildcats to be on the short end. A new club, The Day Hops Club, was organized under the leadership of Rev. Edward B. McKee, O.S.A., to unite the commuters into some sort of an organized group. The cornerstone for the new monastery was laid on October 19, with Very Rev. Joseph A. Hickey, D.D., O.S.A., officiat- ing, and with Very Rev. Mortimer Sullivan, O.S.A., assisting. It was at this time that it was disclosed that there were students from 16 different states in the college. The annual So phomore Frolic was held on October 22, in the college gym, the open- ing event of the year ' s social season. Armistice day, November I I , was a day of rejoicing to most of the world, but to the Frosh it was a day of ignominious de- feat, for it was on that day that the annual SOPH-FROSH TUG-O-WAR Two hundred sixty-three Soph-Frosh field day was held. The feature event of the contest was the pig-chasing contest between the two classes, an event long to be remembered by those who witnessed it. The Junior class, displaying a fine spirit, conducted a campaign to insure the success of Junior week. The results of this campaign were far above expectations. A large number of students made the trip to Boston for the annual Boston College football game, a game which saw Villa- nova defeated 9-0. The next im- portant football game was the season ' s highlight, the one in which Villanova defeated Temple 24-0. Among the students at the College, it was discovered that one, Carmen Giordano, was a composer of no mean merit. He wrote two songs about the col- lege, one a march and the other a waltz, both of which were given national publicity by being broadcast over nation- wide radio hookups. On the evening of December 14, the Philadelphia club of the Villanova Alumni Association gave the members of the gridiron team a banquet in Philadelphia. An event of wide interest was the concert of the Vienna Choir Boys given in the auditorium of the Commerce and Finance building December 16. With the close of the football season it was shown that the team had managed to garner seven wins and several surprise defeats. The tie score Ursinus turned in proved to be the real upset of the season. With the annual Christmas vacation the student body migrated to their respective homes for a three-week vacation. During the vacation several of the col lege clubs held dances in their home cities, dances which were well attended by both present CHARLES A, McGEEHAN and past students of the college. It was during the Christmas recess that our chap- lain, Rev. Joseph F. O ' Malley, O.S.A., was transferred, the Rev. Charles E. Brown succeeding him. The award for distinguished service to the College during the past year was given to J. Stanley Smith, ' 93, at a banquet of the Philadel- phia Alumni. The Mendel medal, awarded annually by the College to a Catholic for distinguished service to science, was given to Abbe George Lemaitre, eminent Bel- gian priest-scientist, for his work on the theory of relativity. The board of Governors of the Villa- nova Alumni Association an- nounced a series of three lectures to be delivered by Frs. Dough- erty, Bartley, and Sparrow, O.S.A., in the Commerce and Finance Auditorium. Dancing following the spring basketball games was an innovation that was received with warmth by the student body. The annual mid-year retreat was conducted by Frs. McLeod and Ronan, O.S.A., end- ing with communion and breakfast on February I. The traditional Senior Ball was held in the gymnasium February 9, with Enoch Light and his Orchestra furnishing the melodies. The Lenten season opened with services in the College chapel and a sermon by Fr. Coan, O.S.A. On the morning of February 27, the first Villanova Merit Awards were pre- sented to ninety students who, in the opin- ion of the administration, had distin- guished themselves in campus activities. The first boxing match held in the new gymnasium saw Temple defeat the Cat boxers in the first win of the season for Temple. A swimming team was formed to engage in intercollegiate competition. The Holy Name Society, after a three year period of inactivity, was reorganized by Fr. Brown with weekly meetings and a Two hundred sixty-four monthly Communion breakfast to be held in the College refectory. Student employment relief work was begun at Villanova April I under the sponsorship of the Civil Works Administration. Approximately 65 stu- dents were aided by this plan in reducing their col- lege bills. Throughout the entire year various intra- mural sports were en- gaged in by a large num- ber of students, the vari- ous halls and groups each having representative teams. College debaters enjoyed a fruitful season, with trips to other col- leges for competition as well as home contests to engage their attention. The retiring members of the staff of the Villanovan were tendered a banquet by the College at which time keys were awarded to the Seniors. The card party and dance held by the Augustinian Guild attracted over 1200 people. The dance of the Alumni Association, featuring Joe Mele and his midshipmen, was well at- tended. Formal occupation of the new ABBE GEORGE LEMAITRE THE MENDEL MEDALIST Monastery, built at a cost of $250,000, took place on April 23. The annual Turf and Tinsel Club show, " Let ' s Go Places, " was given in the gym, three nights, April 26, 27, 28, to crowded houses, and the " Little Glo - Worm " number proved the real mirth- maker of the evening. Junior Week opened on April 29 with the flag raising and ivy planting formalities and an after- noon devoted to the mothers of the college students. Following a va- ried program, a buffet luncheon was served in the dining hall. Extensive activities went to make up the remainder of the week, including dances, athletic events, and other class activities. The college year of 1933-34 was one of the best in the 91 years of a college that has always had a multitude of activities. Those students in Villanova during the year, particularly the Seniors, will hold it and cherish it in their memories for years to come. What the future holds in store, time alone will tell. MOTHERS DAY CELEBRATION DURING JUNIOR WEEK Two hundred sixty-five ill na. na. DIRECTORY Abbate, L 6 W. 190 Street, Bronx, N. Y. Acampora, J 591 I Tyndall Street, Bronx, N. Y. Anderton, J 7 Stout Street OM q. Renna Andraca R Calle 10 No. 218, Vedado, Havana, Cuba ar f tta ' , R 3 Fountain Place, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. ° ariow ' «■»• 372 Pennington Street, Trenton, N. J. ° artol ° A I 78 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. ° arr ' V - • 2533 N. 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Redington, D Webb Avenue, Bronx, N. Y. Reith, C 5307 Chester Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. Ried R 1409 S. 8th Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Riley, C 337 Fayette Street, Perth Amboy. N. J. Roscovics, C 1991 Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. Sanraniello, W 4752 N. Nth Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Scerca, F 195 Drayer Avenue, Waterbury, Conn. Sellzer, E 321 Maitland Avenue, West Englewood, N. J. Sirica, W 78 1 I S. Bishop Street, Chicago, Illinois Sorkin, M 539 Lowell Street, Lawrence, Mass. Sheets, J 257 Briggs Srreet, Harrisburg, Penna. Storms, E 7253 Calvin Road, Upper Darby, Penna. Tinney, E St. Aloysius Rectory, Little Town. Pa. Tomasso, M 1 505 S. Juniper Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Tofn, V 6906 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Ukleja, J 2226 N. Cleveland Avenue. Philadelphia, Pa. Ulitsky, A 343 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, Penna. Verbyla, E 214 Station Street, McDonald, Pa. Wilis. R 73 James Street, Kingston, Pa. Wronski, S 1 4 S. 8th Street Pottsville, Pa. Wyman, A 104 Ford Street, W. Conshohocken, Penna. Zeil, W 256 E. 1 8th Street, Brooklyn. N. Y. Two hundred sevnnty-two Acknowledgements As that feeling of joy pervades us which usually accompanies the completion of a hard task, we cannot but think of the man y contributors to this volume, without whose cooperation, kindly advice and help, the completion of this work would have been a futile task. Therefore, to the members of the staff we express our sincerest thanks, reminding them that without their cooperation, this volume could never have reached its com- plete form; To Rev. John T. McCall, our moderator, for his kind advice and criticisms we express our sincerest appreciation, assuring him that always has it been a pleasure to work with him; To the office force, and especially to Miss Anne Conway, we are greatly indebted for the many tasks they have performed; To William T. Cooke and Corson of Clark Printing House, not only for their constant advice, but also for the many hours of hard work expended by them, we can but say sincerest thanks; To Harry L. Firth of the Lotz Engraving Company for his splendid cooperation we are sincerely grateful; To Miss Anne McCarthy and Carl Wolfe of Zamsky Studios we extend our sincere appreciation for their timely assistance and willingness to aid whenever possible. Two hundred seventy-three We take this opportunity to thank our advertisers, to whom we are greatly indebted for the financial success of this volume. A MUTUAL SAVINGS BANK MANAGED FOR ITS DEPOSITORS Mm) There ' s satisfaction in SAVING forthethingsyouwant You may want to purchase a home — provide for your chil- dren ' s education — travel here or abroad — take care of life insurance premiums — save for retirement. Whatever your aim, Beneficial will show you how to achieve It, by systematic savings with interest compounded annually. ENEFICIAL S A V INC P U N D 1200 CHESTNUT STREET Kensington i 826 E. Allegheny Ave. South Phila.s Broad St. Snyder Ave. B Two hundred sevanty-six J. B. VAN SCIVER CO. Furniture for Colleges For Seminaries, Dormitories, Auditoriums, Churches, Schools, Monastaries, Convents, Orphanages and Homes Thousands of Suites and Pices. An almost countless variety of styles to meet every need. Whole floors of Occasional Pieces. Thousands of Desks. Tables, Book Cases and Chairs Home Furnishings and All Accessories. Rugs and Carpets in all the Standard Weaves. Designs and Color Effects. Oriental Rugs in all the luxury and grandeur of the " Far East " — Oriental Reproductions now the most admired of all machine made Floor Coverings. Draperies, Lamps and Clocks. Custom Made Mattresses from our Van Sciver Factory. Soft, easy, luxurious, smartly made and tailored. Furniture Factory Store J. B. Van Sciver Co. Camden 280 Camden, N. J. Philadelphia Number, Lombard 6200 1889 1934 THE BRYN MAWR TRUST COMPANY Bryn Mawr, Pa. offers every Ban ing and Trust Company Facility Interest Paid on Saving Fund and Special Time Accounts Philip A. Hart, President Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. HENRY D. DAGIT SONS Architects of VILLANOVA ' S NEW MONASTERY 1329 Race Street, Philadelphia Two hundred seventy-seven HENRY E. BATON, Inc. BUILDERS PRESSER BUILDING 1713 SANSOM STREET PHILADELPHIA Augustinian Monastery, Villanova, Pa. and Buildings at PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LAFAYETTE COLLEGE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA PENN STATE COLLEGE HILL SCHOOL, POTTSTOWN WILLIAM H. WALTERS SONS 1310 N. Carlisle Street Philadelphia HEATING, PLUMBING POWER PIPING MECHANICAL VENTILATION MATER MISERICORDIAE Academy for Girls WALDRON ACADEMY for Boys MERION MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA Conducted by the Sisters of Mercy Two hundred seventy-eight Bell, Locust 5765 Keystone, Race 3689 WALLACE R. SPRATT Linoleums Window Shades 124 N. 13TH STREET Philadelphia Philadelphia ' s First Exclusive Linoleum. Store — CHENEY S-, ! ' U COMPANY. MASTER PAINTERS for over 50 YEARS Paints — Varnishes — Home Beautifying Helps 2018 Sansom Street 1633 Chestnut Street " SINCE 1789 " J. GIBSON McILVAIN COMPANY Lumber Philadelphia Bell, SARatoga 5800 Keystone, WEST 1661 Day Phones: Ardmore 2570 Bryn Mawr 2574 Night Phone: Ardmore 16 PENN BODY CO. Painting, Upholstering, Metal Wor , Glass Installed Body and Fender Repairs 24 Hour Emergency Road Service 61-67 E. Lancaster Ave. Ardmore, Pa. 574 E. Lancaster Ave. Bryn Mawr, Pa. Compliments of B. F. JAMES VILLANOVA Compliments of JOHN J. CAIN MEDIA EVERYTHING for the GARDEN. HIGHEST QUALITY ONLY. The Leading Seed House in Phila Illustrated Catalogue Free 5 1 8 MarketSt. Phila Two hundred seventy-nine Compliments of PHILIP CASS CO. VILLANOVA COLLEGE ST. MARY ' S HALL VILLANOVA PIE SHOP USE ARDROSSAN FARMS Milk, Cream and Buttermilk REGISTERED AYRSHIRE COWS Two hundred eighty i Compliments of PENN DAIRIES Established J 832 1218-22 Chestnut Street Philadelphia DESIGNERS AND MAKERS OF THE 1935 VILLANOVA COLLEGE CLASS RING Also the Villanova Miniature Ring Jewels, Watches, Clocks, Silver, China, Glass, Leather and Novelties for Wed- ding, Birthday, Graduation and other Occasions. School Rings, Emblems, Charms and Trophies of the Better Kind Nurseries General Contracting WM. H. DOYLE, Inc. BERWYN, PA. TREES, SHRUBS, Evergreens of all kinds. Old English Box Bushes, Trees, Hedges. Landscaping, Roads Built and Repaired. Swimming Pools, Tennis Courts, Rockeries. Masonry- Work, Drainage, Wells Built, Fences of all kinds erected from Seasoned Chestnut and Cedar. Bell Phones — Nursery, Berwyn 651 Contracting Department, Berwyn 278 VILLANOVA COLLEGE buildings are equipped throughout with: since 1888 Systems of Steam Heating The new AUGUSTINIAN MONASTERY building is provided with the well known steam saving and comfort producing: WARREN WEBSTER CO. Home Office and Factory — Camden, N. J. Philadelphia Branch— 158 N. 20th Street Two hundred eighty-one Compliments of Hon. John H. Crawford Two hundred eighty-two RAD. 2732 TURNER FOUNDRY MACHINE CO. 917-25 W. Schiller Street Philadelphia « Grey Iron Founders and Machinists Pattern Maying, Blac smithing Gears of Every Description Phone, Bryn Mawr 2450 SCHMADER ' S GARAGE C. C. Schmader, Prop. Automobile Repairing 574 Lancaster Avenue ESTABLISHED 1860 JOHN J. HITSCHLER SON BUTTER EGGS PHILADELPHIA, PA. Specialists in Supplying Hotels, Clubs, Restaurants and Institutions ft NICE " The name to go by When you go to buy Paints, Enamels, Varnishes Lacquers Eugene E. Nice Co. Philadelphia Two hundred eighty-three Established 1895 Pennypacker 9379 B. E. LOEPER Diamonds - Watches Jewelry 112-114 South Uth Street. Second Floor Philadelphia. Pa. School College and Society Emblems Compliments of Wm. McConaghy Son ARDMORE INDEPENDENT MANUFACTURING COMPANY PHILADELPHIA Collectors and Renderers of Hotel and Restaurant Grease BUTCHERS OFFAL Tallow, Grease, Lard Oils, Neatsfoot Oils — Animal Organic Base Fertilizers Meat Scrap and Bone Compliments of The College Tailor Falco Coladonato N. BRITTINGHAM SONS Manufacturers, Jobbers and Importers General Cleaning Supplies and Government Supply Contractors MAIN OFFICE 1315 RIDGE AVENUE PHILADELPHIA We Carry Everything But the Janitor Jake ' s Hardware Store 935 Lancaster Avenue Bryn Mawr, Pa. Paoli Coal and Supply Co. Coal Feed Seeds Fertilizers Farm Supplies Building Materials PHONES: Paoli, 2710, Phoenixville 2719, Bryn Mawr 780 Main Office. Paoli. Pa. Two hundred eighty-four NATIONAL ACADEMIC CAPS AND GOWNS for Commencement BOOKLET ON REQUEST 821 Arch Street, 3rd Floor " Say It With Flowers " M. J. CALLAHAN Florist 3924 MARKET STREET 208 SOUTH TWENTIETH STREET PHILADELPHIA. PA. Flowers Wired to All Parts of the World Established 1853 JAMES HOGAN CO., Limited Stationers Office Supplies and Equipment Printing Lithographing Engraving 607 CHESTNUT STREET, PHILADELPHIA Compliments of the SANITARY MARKET 28 W. Main Street Norristown, Pa. JOHN H. TAGLIEBER, Prop. Walnut 3462 Main 4877 HARRY B. LEVIS, Inc. Stationers and Office Outfitters Loose Leaf and Filing Devices 830 ARCH STREET PHILADELPHIA McARDLE COONEY, Inc. 519 Arch Street, Philadelphia Distributors of WALWORTH PRODUCTS PIPE FABRICATING SHOP FULL LINE OF PIPE VALVES AND FITTINGS PLUMBING AND HEATING SUPPLIES R. H. Johnson Co. Contractors WAYNE 1885 1934 RENNINGER AND GRAVES Blue Prints — Photostat Drawing Materials 1311 Sansom Street. Philadelphia Compliments of A. J. 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FAMOUS FOOD PRODUCTS FAMOUS PEANUT SANDWICHES PEANUT PRODUCTS 436 So J6lh Bell. SHEi«,»«l 4682 Two hundred eighty-six Compliments of M. R. SOMMERS Compliments of JAMES F. DESMOND GALLEN PAPER CO. Paper Bags Wrapping Papers, Twines 739-43 NORTH 24th STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA. JULES JUNKER BAKERY SINCE 1868 We Specialize on HEALTH BREADS tor CONVALESCENTS and DIABETICS BREAD ROLLS 211 SOUTH 13th STREET PHILADELPHIA Compliments of Our Friend and Neighbor MR. W. W. BODINE BANISH FURNACE WORRIES Install Gas Heating PHILA. ELEC. COMPANY Compliments of ALEX. R. EVANS, M.D. ARDMORE, PA. Phone, Granite 3074 J. F. 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