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FOR REFERENCE O' I▼ FORDHAM COLLEGE THE NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY THREECOPYRIGHT 19 3 3 AMBROSE J. HARTNETT FDITOR IN CHIEF MICHAEL J. CTRUZZI BUSINESS MANAGER T HE 19 3 3Lj irA T O Thf. Very Rev. Harold Mulqueen, S.J., whose sympathetic understanding, loyal support and firm guidance of the men of ’33 have characterized him as the Seniors' friend, in sincere and grateful appreciation we dedicate this Yordham Maroon of nineteen hundred and thirty-three. D E D I C RFOREWORD tOUR years ago as Freshmen we unobtrusively slipped up the winding, green-el med path of lord ham University seeking a k non ledge which only Ford ham could impart. Today, men of the class of we walk, down that same path, shoulders square, eyes bright, and step firm. Characters shaped by a mould whose dimensions are the dimensions of Ford ham University, we face the world, ready to conquer, win i ictory for ourselves, and glory for our Alma Mater. Our undergraduate days have been ones of value and profit, replete with all the joy and happiness surrounding the gay brotherhood of Old Rose Hill. That these memories may ever be vibrant within ns and never fade with the passing of years is the sole purpose of this volume. As a final manifestation of loyalty and tribute to our Alma Mater, we select as our theme the lofty traditions of Ford ham University, traditions that link the old to the new, the Rose Hill of yore to the might) and magnificent Ford ham of today.IN MEMO ILIAM John F. Heffernan Cornelius J. Murphy John F. Murphy Edwin J. Spelman I oseph L. HooperO 2 - M±kI c oft The Fordham Bun JT is declared that traditions rest upon trivial things. But who dares call that endless array of pink and powdered pastry a memory of no consequence? As they marched forth, year after year, clad in stainless napkin, their coming was the solitary, cheery break in the penitential fast from twelve to seven. Students in short pants and students in sideburns, they rushed forth welcoming this four P.M. relief. Daily were great ambitions renewed of becoming a campus officer that one might dip a leisurely hand and draw forth one of the few favorites that wallowed in their extra, golden glory of butter. As for now, they must needs hie away to the realms of Brother Hooley and there defy all dietary edicts by burying creamy chocolates in the cakery and devouring forthwith. This tradition that saw birth in many kitchens of Rose Hill, noiv is gone. But some Ford-hdm men can never forget. 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U L TThe Reverend Aloysius J. Hogan, S.J. President of Ford bain UniversityThe Reverend Charles J. Deane, S.J. Vice-PrcsiJenf and Dean The Reverend William A. Whai.f.n, S.J. Dean of DisciplineThe Reverend Joseph A. Murphy, S.J. Professor oj Psychology « ; Religion The Reverend Vincent de P. O’Beirne, S.J. Student CounsellorDanif.i J. Ahi rn, A.B. Assistant Professor of Creek Anthony M. Ambrose, Pm.I). Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Rev. Joseph Assmuiii, Professor of Biology, Histology, Embryology nml Physiology Kfv. Joseph F. Beclan, S.J. Professor of Philosophy and Religion Ralph L. Berube, B.S. Assistant Professor of French John Taylor Breen, A.B., LL.B. Professor of Public Speaking David J. Ban non, Jr., A.B. Instructor in Physics Ciiari is T. Broderick, A.B. Instructor in Ethics T teenly-fotirVincent Clancy, A.B. Instructor in Physical T ranting Mark T. Crowley, Pii.D. Professor of Biology, Histology, Embryology. Comparative Anatomy anti Botany John F. Con 1 y. A.B., LL.B. GraJ it ate Manager of Athletics Francis X. Connolly. A.B. Assistant Professor of English, Latin and Greek Win tam J. Conway, M.A. Professor t f Inorganic Chemistry J. Gerard Cregan, M.A., LL.B. Assistant Professor of Public Speaking and English Ralph O. Dates, A.B. Instructor in Psychology Basile D’Ouakil Professor of French and Spanish Rev. Theodore T. Farley, S.J. Professor of Philosophy and Religion Richard J. Foy, A.B. Assistant Professor of History T icenty-fiveRev. Augustus M. Fki.m-GEN, S.J. Professor of Greek Haroi i J. McAuli y, A.B. Assistant Professor of English Wiliiam P. Hurley, B.S. Profesor of Physics James II. McCabe Professor of English William P. Hynis. Sc.I). Professor of Qnali atii e Analysis William T. McNii f, M.A. Professor of Physics Ma jor Edward I.. Kelly, C.A.C., U.S.A. Professor of Military Science and Tactics Rev. Aloysius R. Mack, S.J. Piofessor of History Rev. John J. Lynch, S.J. Professor of Physics John F. Mahoney, B.S., C.P.A. Professor of Business Administration Tuenty-sixRev. Michael J. Mahony, S.J. Professor of History ami Philosophy James A. Mullen, Pii.D. Assistant Professor of Biology, Histology, Embryology and Bacteriology Lieut. E. A. Merkle, C.A.C. Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics Joseph B. Monaghan, S.J. Professor of English and Latin J. BtKCHMAiNs Morris, S.J. Professor of English and Latin Waliik T. Mullin, B.S. Assistant Piofessor of Physics Joseph S. Murphy, A.B. Assistant Professor of Latin Mario J. Nardeli.1, M.A. Assistant Professor of Mathematics James V. O’Neill, A.B., LL.B. Professor of Mathematics, Grech and Business Law Twenty-sevenFrancis S. Quinlan, Pei.D. Professor of Inorganic Chemistry Raymond G. Shouti n, S.J. Professor of n and (»reek Thomas A. Reilly, A.B., LL.B. Registrar of Fordham College Rev. James A. Taaffe, S.J. Professor of English, Latin and Religion Francis A. Schaffer, Ph.D. Professor of Latin and Advanced Latin Samuel F. Tf.i fair, Jr., M.A. Professor of History Albert L. Scjieibcliiut, A.B., LL.B. Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Herman Wii i.iam R. White, Jr., A.B. Instructor in Psychology T went -eighi Julius M. Winslow, Ph.D. Professor of EducationMay Devotions f[T is ever the tradition of the learned that I they be learnedly humble. So, too, we who are in the glorious mid-morning of our searching young life, pause in the mid-morning month of each year. There is cast aside any false aura of intellectual pride and we stand bareheaded before the young girl who, in gentle radiance and radiant humility, holds sway over our hearts and the heart of her God-child. For well onto half a century have we paused thus, yet still each thought expressed is fresh, each consequent emotion is vibrant within us. For it is the freshness of truth and the vibrant longing after our real Mother in all that she can mean to us, that can never know decay. It is strangely evident that through this, our oldest custom, we show in our child-like faith, the mightiest proof of our mental and spiritual maturity that marks us Fordham men. acbo )Q gsM . d Vwin id o vv;'’W-. 'rn t v-n ,oo to? .iMuniA •(W'.v.y .'A rA 'cA v '• o ?uoWo ’ s d 'j u o y» -Vivnv sd' m w r o U % uwv ! c -tm «ra v v AT . o d y ow tt ' cv. ro tavtotAtom 'y ijtv- ' ';zV - VnVi ’ 'lit Wi$ v uuq vA stolid ' A.-.: A -V'A • ; hny.t ttt» Wt Vm» mwW ’Am w cv'vt tav -s W’i »Vwjd two vro '(wti iVAod ,yV n« - o v W oNwo Ww • .YV.dvVoO •nd . ' $wod d'iw 'i-ii vjjtf r. wcf ow wwpv.uvr dn » 2iwd?vt sv N i v i .i'v ttidVvM v •«■"•. v '.vo n fc gv. vok imrtdvj vX wt» • • A d ,? k o', imw uvi ud Y , «d oK ■ iv.-Vvn V -vO v' U .’•R'i'di vr v v. •:«. i- n m ojodz •jot wo imj i Av.o -i«t» .o;A gyj©-rd nd 1W© o ooia USYXdj'ni ', ,A - v, ' •• r 4 • •- ad Yvurtaw tatfVrri ? Wn W'.u v, . .inw wik VuA n; -d-.uto C LOB 5 E 5 SENIOR' ' plan, a pledge, a hope Being Reminiscences of the Senior Discourses on the Perfect M.w Hi£ perfect man is dal natal to order. He has studied order in the universe and knows that it is a planned universe. The evidence of order lies' all about him; in the winds, in the waves, in the eternal stars, in the flowers of the field, in the birds of the air. To the perfect man the world is a glorious symphony of order, nowhere more vocal than in his own being and in the being of those who with him form the stream of human existence. For him, man stands at the very pinnacle of the rising, com plicated orders of being. But man is not autonomous; he is both ruler and ruled, orderer and ordered. Conditioned and imperfect in himself, man is a remote image yet a clear revelation of Him who is unconditioned and infinitely perfect, the Supreme Ruler, the Supreme Flan, the Sovereign Creator and the Sovereign Good. The perfect man realizes that as God has expressed with fidelity in an ordered universe His eternal plan, His supreme goodness, and His finite beauty, so man, His image, must also by his free activity produce with fidelity order, goodness, beauty. Man’s precious gift of liberty is dissipated by license. It blooms in perfection u hen by it the Divine design of order written in man’s nature is realized by artistic living. Under the rule of reason man is to produce creatively a masterpiece, the plan of which he carries within himself and the realization of which makes him Divine. Freedom becomes glorious in imposing upon lower nature the rule of reason. Temperance and fortitude freely achieved are a mastery over the disorders of inordinate pleasure and inordinate fear, fust ice steadfastly realized is the triumph of freedom over selfish self-exaltation. Prudence like a sovereign queen vindicates the supremacy of reason over the disorder which would make of means an end. With temperance, fortitude, prudence, justice, the perfect man stands four square to all the shifting winds and tempests of life, orderer and ordered, ruler and ruled, vindicating his freedom from license by subordinating it to the design of human life. Conscious of his own limitations, of his own dependence on higher might and higher right, the perfect man counts as a high achievement of his liberty the expression of that limitation and dependence by acts of religious worship. He is thus bound anew to God by freely chosen bonds which declare the undying truth of his real relationship to Supreme Wisdom and Supreme l.ove. And as the perfect man rejoices to realize his freedom In expressing the truth of his relationship to God, so in his dealings with other men he is careful to acknowledge by deed the truth of their co-equality with himself. Not the least flower of freedom is its Thn j-lxvorecognition of the dignity and freedom of others. It thus declares in the eloquent language of deeds its adhesion to the truth of the real fraternity of all men under the fatherhood of God. And lastly the perfect man is glad to use his freedom to express the true relationship of man to the material goods of life. Of these he is the responsible steward not the absolute overlord. And they by being subservient to man's legitimate needs and pleasures become through him vocal in giving that glory to God which was the purpose that gave them being. Thus is the perfect man taught by reason a sound philosophy of life and a true design for living. Order is the law of being. The material universe has order imposed upon it; the rational world has order to achieve. Man by the exercise of freedom has the glorious task of bringing out ever more vividly in himself the image of the God of order. But that is not the whole story nor its sweetest part. Mankind is not only a natural solidarity; it is also, potentially at least, a supernatural solidarity. Human nature in Jesus Christ, Son of God, has been united to tJ.)e Divinity. Christ by His redemptive action has produced a new creation. Man can now participate in the Divine nature, can by his free choice become Divine. Christ is the ucu head of humanity oj which all men are either actual or potential members. A new supernatural entity has been brought into being, a moral though real personality, a supernatural solidarity by which men are made one in and with Christ as He and the Father are one. The perfect man realizes that as a Catholic he is a brother of the elder brother, Jesus Christ, a son with Him of the Father, a co-heir with Ilim to the joys of eternal life. By that union man shares in Christ's priesthood and Christ's a postulate. By that union with Christ, as member, he is united in strictest ties to all other members of Christ. A truer, more com pelting fraternity of men has been achieved by their union with Christ, true son of the Father who is in heaven. Conscious of the order in the universe natural and supernatural, the perfect man Jm s one supreme aim in life, to realize that order natural and su per natural both within himself and in all his activity which reaches beyond himself. Peace is the tranquillity of order and it is that peace that the perfect man strives to achieve, the peace that comes to men of good will. One more thing the perfect man understands, that as peace comes from order, so joy inevitably flows from both. The perfect man has joy within and dispenses joy without. His life overflows with joy because ordered living is a living fountain of joy. There is a benediction in his handshake and an absolution in his smile. It is the joy of that more abundant life of which man's supreme master spoke, "I am come that they may have life and have it more abundantly." Fie also said, "Remain in my love. If you keep my command meats you will remain in my love. . . . These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and your joy may be filled." Tt 11) thieeThe Senior Class SENIOR OFFICERS Jeri mi ah P. Creak Joseph P. McCluskey Albert A. Garofai.o Francis 1. Mountain President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer IN' the early part of September, 19?.9, the members of the Class of 33 began their careers at Fordham. On the first day, having wandered more or less aimlessly about the campus for some time, we were finally directed by an unseen hand to the Auditorium, where it was Father Deane’s thankless task to infuse order into our disordered ranks. The following week witnessed the customary initiation ol the lowly l-rosh by the Sophs. In due time the excitement of the first days wore off: classes were organized; the caps, ties and buttons were placed aside and Thirty-Three fell into stride in the parade of Fordham men. No sooner were we settled down to the study of the classics and the various sciences than class elections were held. Frank Bauer was elected as our first President, with James Clark, James Treacy and John Svzmanski as fellow officers. As we recall those early days, the first names that were brought to our attention were those of athletes. On the gridiron Joe Zapustas and Connie Murphy played exceptionally well. On the basketball court Put .cr and Radicc scintillated, while one Joe McCluskey gave notice that he would bear watching by winning the Freshman Intercollegiate Cross-Country Championship. During the first year the Class of ’33 had shown itself to be an active, spirited group. It was with the hope of arousing this same Fordham spirit in the new Frosh that we undertook our Sophomoric tasks. As class president, James Clark addressed the Freshmen. The other class officers. James J. Trcacy, Vice-President; John J. Burke, Secretary and William Moody, Treasurer, were active on the Vigilance Committee, of which Edward J. McDonough was chairman. The Class of ’3 3 returned to Junior year with a will to work and an ardent desire to begin the study of that much-discussed subject. Philosophy. In the midst of this engaging pursuit a deep loss was suffered when Connie Murphy, an athlete, scholar, anti gentleman, injured in the final football game of the season, passed from us. John Svzmanski, who was also seriously injured in the same game, completely recovered after a long and gallant fight. T bitty fourTlw members of the Junior ( lass were represented to a man in Sodality and the Council of Debate attracted many to its weekly meetings. In the folds ol the language clubs were Edward Ricciuti, Henry J. Bender, Vladimir J. Svitak, Joseph Brady, Michael Sheehan, Anthony Fitzgerald and Patrick F. Casey. Much of the success of Thf Ram was due to the presence on its staff of Michael Sheehan, Vladimir J. Svitak, John Calarco. Daniel J. Ahearn, Sylvester T. Cohane, John Arens and James 1;. Clark. For the Monthly, John J. Burke continued his excellent work and the efforts of two new and capable writers, Frank J. Crane and Henry Bender, were welcomed by the readers. I'd Koch’s frontispiece sketches added to the attractiveness ol each issue. Juniors who helped to maintain the justly deserved reputation of the Glee Club were John S. Stella, Henry Bender, Frank Crane, Joseph Magrath, John Edwards, John Brennan, John Stewart, William Dunn and William Coleman. Ambrose J. Hartnett was selected as Ediior-in-Chicf of the ‘3 Maroon and he in turn named the members of his staff. Our class officers for the year were James E. Clark, President; Robert F. O’Keefe, Vice-President James J. Mossev, Secretary; and James J. Tearcy, Treasurer. Those who added further glory to the name of F’ordham on the fields of sport were Connie Murphy, John Syzmanski, Joe Zapustas, and Danny Alvino in Football; Gerry Radicc and Adolph Pingarron in basketball; Joe Zapustas, John Loehr. Dannv Alvino and Bart McDonnell in baseball; Justin Cashman and William Rotchford in swimming; Laurence Ehrhardt and Jack Kennedy in tennis and Jerry McGrath and Joe McCluskey in track. Joe had an excellent season on the boards during the w inter and in the summer placed among the leaders in his event in the Olympics. To guide us on the last lap of our most enjoyable journey, the class elected Jeremiah P. Crcan, President: Joseph P. McCluskey, Vice-President; Alfred A. Garofalo, Secretary, and Francis Mountain, Treasurer. Michael J. Sheehan, as Editor-in-Chief of Tnr Ram, deserves considerable praise for giving us an interesting weekly. The destinies ol the Sodalities were placed in the able hands ol classmates. Edward S. Dermody became Prefect of the Parthenian Sodality; John E. Callaghan, of the St. John Bcrchmans Sodality; Joseph P. McCluskey, of the St. Vincent dc Paul Conference, and Thomas V. O’Keefe, of the Immaculate Conception Sodality. Those who were active in the catechetical work carried on by the Immaculate Conception Sodality were James S. Conway, John S. Stella, John P. Sheahan, William A. Dunn, Cosmos Reale and Charles McEnroe. Daniel J. Ahearn became President of the Council of Debate. The Spanish and German Clubs were under the supervision of Anthony Fitzgerald and Laurence C. Ehrhardt. Other organizations which showed new life under Senior leadership were the Quill Club, under Vladimir Svitak; the Mendel Club under David Connors, the Chemists’ Club under Francis Pickel, the Mimes and Mummers, under Francis J. Turnedy, the Officers’ Club under William II. Francke and the Harvester Club under Charles M. Wilson. Patrick Casey served as Editor of the Fordham-France, a monthly paper and Edward Flanagan held a like position on the stall of the Rerorr, the official organ of the Chemists’ Club. The year was one ol considerable activity for the members of the Senior Class. Edward J. McDonough won the oratorical contest. In the presentation of the Mimes and Mummers, "The Rivals," by Richard Brinsly Sheridan, Thomas M. Brosnan and William Coleman gave laudable interpretations of difficult roles. In the Varsity One-Acts, John J. Courtney and John Burke received second prizes for acting and writing, respectively. The otliccrs of the Athletic Association were James E. Clark, President; William J. Moody, Vice-President and Michael J. Hayes, Secretary. Having drifted on the sea of happy memories, the Class of ’3 3 is brought abruptly to the reality of the present. As we bid a fond farewell to Fordham, we know that, guided by the principles we have learned so well within her walls, we cannot help but make our presence in the outer world a helpful one to all and a credit to her. Tbiny-fiveSod ills . 4; Mmcs and Mummcis 3, 4. Varsity Play . Chemists' Club 2; Freshman One-Act Play. Vanity One-Act Pave 3. »; ItiurMasi baseball 2. 3 ; MAROON Stall. Cornelius M. Aiiearn, A.B. Xavier High Endow i d with the dark handsome features and the infectious humor of the true Celt. Connie made every day spent at Ford ham count. His ability to attain a maximum ot knowledge with a minimum ot cramming and the hearty wit that characterized the man were integral elements in all activities of the class. He trod the boards in the various school dramas with a naturalness and sprightliness that bespoke an inherent histrionic ability. And his guiding hand in the various apologetic societies moved with such energy that he won fame as a veritable Mussolini. Connie has two strong dislikes, shaving and hard chairs. He is unique in that he loves stifling hot weather, but we more than suspect it is because he wants an excuse to go swimming, a sport in which he excels. Pedagogy is the profession that lie has decided to grace and we feel sure that it cannot help but benefit by bis participation. The keenness of his mind, the sparkling brilliance of his conversation and a likeable savoir-faire won him a host of admiring friends; and the same brightness of character we know will carry him to even greater heights. Thhly-fix ■I Hi) Daniel J. Ahearn, A.B. Xavier High Sodality I. 5. I; 4. Ticjs-urcr 4; College Council on Catholic Action 3. -I. President 4: Council of Debate 3. 4. President 4. Varsity Debate 4. Rair. 2. 3: Student Council 4. Intcfclass Basketball 2. 3: Har-vesrer Club 2, 3. 4; Breokivn-Long Island Club I. 2. s. 4; MAROON Staff. CCT i you want a tiling done in a hurry ask a busy man.” It is our humble X opinion that “Dan” is an almost perfect example of this axiom. It was on the debating rostrum, however, that his greatest success was achieved. An orator with varsity talent, he won for himself the coveted presidency of the Council of Debate. But now let us bring you the personal "Dan.” A master of repartee, his conversation sparkles with colloquialisms. His salient wit is pointed, but always kindly and never inconsiderate of another’s feelings. He finds diversion in the epigrammatic Barrie, and swears by O. Henry, whom he has an ardent desire to emulate. A keen student of human nature, he often gratified this propensity in analyzing the character of his associates, and seldom, may it be said, did he err. Upon leaving our midst "Dan” intends to go the way of most Fordham men, namely, entering law. What with his natural rhetorical and analytical capabilities. we expect much from him in this, his chosen line of endeavor. T biriy-sevenI rolirrun Football. Varsity Football. 3. » . Freshman B.ivkcibjll. Vji-Miy Basketball. 2. Inte r l.iw Basket-ball. I Freshman Basel'..II. Cap tain . Varsity Baseball. 1; Maine ( III!. I. V 4. President I. Sr. John Deilhman's Sodality V 4 ; Italian Club 4. Danifx W. Alvino, B.S. Hebron Academy Coming from the State of Maine, "Danny” brought a great love for the "open spaces” with him, and the "plains” of New York were quite a novelty to him. liut he soon showed his ability as an all-around man. His is a unique personality. Endowed with dynamic qualities, he has a rare capacity for work and for "taking a beating” when necessary. For in his last two years, he received more injuries on the football field than any other one man. To go through this requires more than usual character and strength and "Dan” has proved himself in this respect. Coupled with this, he has an unusual combination of scholarly acumen and taste for literary pursuits. Typical of "Dan,” his plans for the future arc very definite, lie is going to teach and coach baseball at a school at home. He stands out an individual who will succeed because of his strong character and independent thinking, not because he depends upon the crowd. T bitty eightArthur A. Amendola, B.S. St. John’s Prep., Danvers, Mass. Areal Christian gentleman—that is the best description we can find of "Art” Amendola. Of all our classmates, we know few who have taken so much of practical benefit from the fine philosophical training which we have received at Fordham. 1 le has taken every morsel of this wisdom, and applied it to himself as a definite force in his life. As a result we have just that—"a real Christian gentleman." Kindness, devotion to duty, love of his fellow man, all flow as naturally from his well-rounded character as the day does from the dawn. A more delightfully wholesome character than ''Art’s" is a real rarity. Spurred on by his love of humanity and a sincere desire to help his fellow man, he intends to enter the medical field. X'c believe that his character and talents fit him remarkably well for such a career. Carry into your profession the high ideals and fine ethical principles which vou have alwavs held so dear, ''Art," and you will be a credit to yourself, to your profession, and to Fordham. T hit ty-tuneBand 1, 2. 3. -I. Student Leader : Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Ram 1. 2. 3. ■!. Circulation Manage: -I. Sodality l, 2. 3. • . Spanish Club 1, 2; Vigilance Committee. “npiii song is ended but the melody lingers on.” The soothing strains of X rhythm .ire swallowed up in the thunderous applause that follows and the maestro rakes his bow. No, folks, it’s not Hen Bernie or Paul Whiteman either, hut our own Jack” Arens in one of his many capacities as a musician—a local boy making good in a big way. He waves the baton as though it were a magic wand producing harmony from the ethereal waves. In fact, some claim that it is a magic wand. But personally, it is our contention that alll the wizardry is found in "Jack” himself. For he has an enviable ability of succeeding in whatever he undertakes. Precisely what this ability for the most part consists in. is a debatable question. It may be his keen foresight of reason or the conscientiousness and determination of his innumerable and indefinable dexterities. But it we were asked the one thing that to our mind makes "Jack” a leader among men, we would readily attribute it to his personality so adequately typified by his irrepressible smile. Yes, "Jack,” the song may be ended, but the melody lingers on! John E. Arens, A.B. Fordham Prep. ForiV$ i l.ility 1, 2. 3. 4: Band 1. 2. 3. -I. Mai s tlce ini 3. 4 ; Ram Stall 2. . 4. Bu«in:tt Manager 4. Basketball Assistant Manager 1. 2; French Club I ; Jersey Club 1, 2, 3. 4. Secretary 3 Sophomore Vigilance Committee; Student Coun il 3. 4. Clemens G. Arlinchaus, Jr., A.B. St. Peter's Prep. Tin. subject of this sketch is a living proof that extra-curricular activities do not hinder success in studies. "Clem” is an excellent student, and is simultaneously identified as a capable leader in many college organizations. His favorite studies are mathematics and philosophy, and he prefers to spend his leisure at bridge or the theatre. As a member of the present generation he is quite content, for if he had lived in a previous age there would have been no automobiles. "Clem’s” favorite method of transportation. Fordham, he holds, is the right place to learn to think carefully, and he advises undergraduates to work hard but not merely for the sake of "marks.” His character has been manifested chiefly by a love of argument and friendly discussion. A glance at the activities listed above proves beyond doubt that "Clem's” future is business. It is his ambition to secure work in the mathematical field. Forty-oneSlum Story 1. Vim- lame Committee: Chtmot 2: Brooklyn-Long Island Club I. 2. 3. -i Sodality 5. 4. Wii 11am J. Baade, Jr.. A.B. Brooklyn Prep. ill” may be called a "man about town"—for lu is a real social lton. His J-} winning personality has endeared him. not only to all the girls, but to all the boys as well. From "Bill’s” modesty has sprung that silent way of doing things which is proper to those who really do them. 11 is greatest accomplishments are in the academic field—a leader in the class. He is, nevertheless, so unassuming that he shies at any scholastic discussions. But, at the card table, or on the handball court, he will let you know that he is not to be beaten—nor can he easily be excelled at swimming or dancing. Temporal ambition means little to "Bill"—though he has his own quiet mode of getting what he wants, with never a hurt to the feelings of others. Sacrifice for 1m friends is a quality that attracts the confidence of his associates. In the legal world, where he intends to spend his labors, the natural goodnature of "Bill’s” appearance, flowing from the true geniality of spirit, will become him well. Po't) iwoJohn F. Banzhaf, Jr., B.S. Morris High Sodality I. ?. V 4; Football 1, 2. No one is more original than "Banzie” in character, dress and ideas. His pet principles are many, but those against which he has delivered the greatest number of tirades arc forced thinking and discipline. "Ban ie” maintains that "each man should think his own thoughts and not those foisted upon him by his superiors, and also that medieval discipline, misused in the twentieth century, should be routed.” His diversions outside of class include cross-word puzzles, football, and bridge. To be able to support a wife and family is his greatest ambition. He advises the undergraduate who desires to succeed to fall in line and completely subordinate his personality to superior authority. Accounting is “Banzie’s” hobby, and he hopes, after graduation, to teach that subject in conjunction with economics. As a medium by which to express his originality, he could not have hit upon a happier choice than economics, for it is a subject in which all opinions are welcomed and wherein no two agree. Forty-threeSodality 1, 2. 3. 4; Chemists' Club 3. 4. David J. Barry, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. hails from Brooklyn, ansi the arduous journey never left its mark on JL- either his affability or his scholarship. His smile and pleasant countenance outlasted even the ennui of the Third Avenue "I..” It is remarkable to find in the same student high proficiency in all branches of the curriculum, the classics, science and philosophy. Our literary discussions enjoyed his interesting analysis of classical appreciation. The laboratory knew him as a keen observer and an accurate judge of physical phenomena. The philosophical circle eagerly awaited his opinions and grew in scholarship through his clear, precise decisions. "Dave” has chosen Medicine as his vocation. Knowledge of his calling coupled with a philosophical perspective of his duties and obligations will obtain for him a hearty welcome among the followers of the medical profession. Our sincere wishes for "Dave’s” success arc tantamount to his ability to succeed. Forty-fourGice Club 2, }, 4, Accompanist 4: Monthly Suit . -I; Sodality I, 2, }. 4 ; German Club 4. Viic-Ptesidcnt 4 ; French Club I . "Fordham-Ffanie” 4. Henry J. Bender, A.B. Sc. Peter’s Prep. WF. submit the Aphorism, "Good things come in small packages,” as applied to this unassuming youth with the winsome smile and quiet speech. "I I. B.” is a paragon of energetic conscience, perseverance, efficiency and all things worth while. When he smiles ice just naturally vanishes. His pleasing personality and generous nature are everywhere at all times, and he is one of the best-liked fellows on the campus. The Glee Club claimed him early in his sojourn at Fordham, and it is in this organization, we understand, that he attained such marked success. But his versatility is evident in other fields as well. Besides being an excellent orator and a member of the Monthly Staff, he has won a number of scholastic honors. Henry’s particular field is German and we learn he is planning to enter the teaching profession. He professes, incidentally, to be a confirmed bachelor, but we sometimes wonder. Forty-fireMendel Out' 3. Cfcmisu C.lul) 3. 4. John A. Bilhoefer, B.S. De Witt Clinton High Bakon von Bilhoefer, or ju t plain "Baron” to anyone that knows him, is precisely one in a million. I low he came by that title is yet to be explained —hut nor, wc might say, after you once meet him, for he just that a Baron. His good humor and spats shall never be forgotten. His difficulties in class have given many a professor a headache. Not the intricacy of the objections so much as their peculiarity—such difficulties as onlv one of his rank could have. A past master of bridge and an ardent admirer of both l.enz and Culbertson, he niav be seen seated at a table in the "Rcc” room, bidding and doubling with that confident smile that wc know justly belongs there. Many an unsuspecting freshmtn has walked away from the Baron's table disgusted with bridge because of his opponent's superior play. Incidentally, he has a weakness for driving his car up to the front door of every building on the Campus. To the Baron we say "au revoir” with a fond hope that we shall meet him some day—for a little bridge. Forty-sixFrancis B. Bohan, A.B. Collegiate Prep. Quilt, unassuming persons arc always very difficult to treat in a sketch of this kind, yet if they would but reveal themselves to us, they would, in all probability, be the most interesting characters about whom to write. "Frank” is one of those persons. Modest in demeanor, quiet in speech, he has always exemplified the perfect gentleman in his dealings with others. 11 is scholastic interests were many, but physics he claims as his favorite study. "Frank” is interested in sports, but more as an observer than as a participant in all but swimming. Hard work is his formula for success. In his leisure he enjoys a good book and on occasions indulges in poetry. Never, though, does he allow anything to interfere with his "sacred duty” of a daily dip in the pool. It is his belief that the greatest advantage afforded by b'ordham is the inculcation of those sound principles by which the pitfalls of later life can be avoided. "I rank’s” immediate plans are to teach and later to travel extensively. Forty-sevenSodality I. 2, 4; Hughes Debating Society; Debating Team. Council of Debate J, 4. Michael J. Bohan, A.B. Regis High Miciiaei. is of medium height hue he is chock-full of what we call human nature. He has his loves (plenty of them), his hates, his ideals, his animosities, and somewhat of an inferiority complex. Yet withal, he has a subtle mien of nonchalance that gives him the air of a man-about-town. We have appreciated the c lever innuendos and vague ironies that were ever the fruit of his fertile tongue, provided, of course, that they were not directed at us. On Long Island, whence Michael hails, one can go down to the sea in ships. I ver since he was a little boy, Michael has spent hours at a time down by the docks, dreamily watching the boats fade on the distant horizon. This childhood pastime has acquired tor him a trait known as wanderlust. Already this esthetic individual has traveled to many quaint places. He has been a fellow who, while at Fordhani, has played the game hard; always ready to help whenever help was needed. Potty-eightHf.nry J. Bott, A.B. Regis 1 Iigh Sodilii) 1, 2. 3. I; New Jeisev Club I. 2. j, •}; Spanish Club 1; Council of Debate -4 . Imciclacs lt.iscb.ill 2. 3 . HjivcMcr Club 4. Ti nnv" is an accomplished and demure man of many sides—an athlete, X X scholar and classicist. Despite his apparent backwardness, he is a deep thinker who at times startles and always interests with new and practical applications of theories well known by all. "Ilcnny" maintains the balance of his personality by admixtures of baseball, basketball, social events and deep reading. He is a veritable fountain of human activity, but somehow scarcely makes this quality manifest. The real character of the man is totally human. In each deed, "Henny” manifests thorough self-control and great keenness of decision. His manner of being at once an observer, and seeming to be observed has given him the opportunity of studying all things in an objective way. This seriousness is to a great degree made unnoticcablc by his natural geniality and humor. Thus, it can be seen that teaching is a well-chosen profession for "Hennv.” Potty nineAngelo J. Botticelli, B Morris High Following the advice of the past, Angelo has used man and nature as the source material for the construction of lus philosophy of life. An ardent student of the biological sciences which he intends to make his life work, he has. like the great Dwight, found many points of harmony between the purely physical and theological realms. Sincere, earnest concentration on the individual problem at hand, Angie holds, is the key to eventual, positive success. His spare-time diversions are walking, horticulture and reading biographical literature. He is a man of few words and has no natural penchant for preaching, but we cannot refrain from quoting his parting advice to the undergraduate. "Follow Christ’s Sermon on the Mount’; it is the greatest piece of moral training that the world has ever received.” Such a sound principle will prove worthy armor in the field in which Angelo goes to the battle, and will help to make him as great a man in biology as was his famous namesake in the field of art. FiftyMimes jnd Mummers l, 2. 3, 4; Bund 1. 2. 3. t ; New Jersey Club I. 2. 3. 4. French Ciul 2. 3. S xJaluy 1, 2. 3. Business Manner. Mimes and Mummers I. 2, 3. 4. John E. Bowes, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. Four years ago Fordham claimed John. In the past four John has claimed everyone who knew him. Always a ready wit, a jovial good fellow, possessed of an exceptionally well-developed talent for entertainment, he has always been a welcome member of any group. But do not suppose that John was not serious-minded. He took a deep interest in his studies and has never finished a course without becoming its master. His creed is. Knowledge for the improvement of life.” Life to him is real. full, and of many phases. He feels that complete understanding of life will come only through the acquisition of knowledge. That is why he seeks it—for the improvement of life. This creed is the key to his personality, and it has led him to active participation in the Mimes and Mummers, the New Jersey C.lub and other activities. With this winning disposition. Jack "•ill po forth and subsequently do great things. Fifty-onefiler Cub 1. ?. 3. 4; Pennsylvania Club 1, 2, 3. 4, Vice-President 3. President t; Pjithenan Sodality I. John J. Boyle, A.B. Sr. Gabriel’s High Tack's” study of mathematics and the mathematical sciences has rewarded him J in forming in his character steadiness ot purpose and ability to concentrate on the future. These virtues, coupled with a ready, pleasant smile, should carry him far in the business world. "Jack” is a contented creature, and is well sat shed with living in the present age, because it affords so many conveniences for better living. While at college he found diversion in the theatre and the lighter types of magazine fiction. The undergraduate, he maintains, cannot fail if he does the work assigned each day. '■.lack” chooses his friends carefully and well, a good omen for the future in the business career he has selected. Although your outward appearance is calm, 'Jack,'’ we suspect you of being a bombshell internally, and that many interesting things will happen if your .use be touched with the proper match. We shall see. Fifty-twoThomas F. Boyle, A.B. Regis High Sodality I. 2. V 4. Spanish Club I; I mere lass Football I. 2; I mere lass basketball I, 2: Vigilance Committee. Only those whose knowledge of Fordham is scant and limited need an introduction to "Tom.” He came here as a smiling Freshman and (though some of us lost that air of light-heartedness), he was ever able to preserve it to its fullest extent. He is the ideal, genial, happy type ot fellow who, somehow or other, immediately draws one to him. Let us pass it off and call it that ineffable and indescribable something that characterizes all great leaders of men. "Tom” has that enviable ability of making friends very readily and it is this quality that will help him to quickly ascend the steps of success in his chosen profession of law. But do not think that he is not a well-rounded young man, for that, dear readers, is the impression that you must never receive. On the contrary, he is one of our leading candidates for versatility—athlete, student, debater, social man, and, above all, true friend. Thus you have in a general way, a description of "Tom.” We leave him with our best wishes for the success he so rightly deserves. Fijty-lbreeSodality 1. 2, $, 4; Spanish Club 1; Council ot Debate 4 ; Harvester Ciub I . ViK'l.imc Committee; Cl.i'% Baseball 2. James K Brady, Jr., A.B. Regis High ” A ctions speak louder than words,” and though “Jim” isn't the kind who is given to talking about himself, we can still judge h.m by h:s deeds— one who has been an exemplar of the true Fordham man and has heaped glory upon himself in all Ins endeavors, a fact to which his well-deserved popularity will readily attest. The possessor of a keen intellect and a willingness to learn, he has always been a leader in studies throughout his college career. Ever consistent and reliable, willing to impart his knowledge to the many who seek his aid, scrupulously thorough, he is always doing his best. A devotee of sports of all descriptions, with a particular adaptation lor basketball and handball, democratic in his attitude toward others, unobtrusive and reserved, yet one who mixes well with all types, we find "Jim” to be the realization of that ideal we all strive to attain and so few of us ever reach. "Jim” is going to be a teacher, but as lar as we are concerned he has been one all along. He has educated us in the ways of true manhood, and we give him our thanks and well-wishes. Fifty-font Sodality 1. 2: Spanish Club 1: Inter-i law baseball 2. 3: InterclaiS Basketball 2. John B. Brady, A.B. Regis High Behold a paradoxical combination of smiling boyishness and common-sense maturity. Gifted with a personality that might well be envied by all, he combines at the same time a seriousness and earnestness in his work which make him a prominent member of the class. Moreover, when the time and place permit it. he has an irrepressible humor and wit, which crop up simultaneously, and make him liked by all with whom he comes in contact. I Iis meticulous and painstaking attention to detail has caused him to become serious-minded and has given him that sense of responsibility that is not found in many students. But do not be led to believe that this modest young man was a dullard— quite the contrary. He was exceedingly active, as can be noticed by looking over his record. His promptness, when the call for interclass basketball and baseball candidates was issued, goes to prove his interest in athletic endeavor. It has been said that teaching is the profession of his choice, and we are sure that he has all the requirements to meet his future tasks. Fifty-fiteJosiiPH P. Brady, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Picture a gentle-mannered, quiet and unassuming chap and you have an image of "Joe.” However, the Brooklyn-Long Island Club received from him practical lessons in executive ability. As vice-president of the largest social organization on the campus, he proved his unqualified capacity for leadership. But greater than this is his faculty for making friends. I he bebruary Freshmen of 1930, though small in number, received adequate compensation with students of "Joe’s” calibre. F.xtra electives in the scientific field did not lower his scholastic rating. He was always an honor student and with not one condition to mar his record. Medicine claims Joe”; were we to judge professional success by charming personal characteristics and keen knowledge, predictions of this man’s success will soon be realized. Au revoir, "Joe.” and may your medical career be as profitable to associates and yourself as has been your four years at Fordham. Fifty-iixDonald K Breen, A. 15. Xavier High rT-1 hi: biggest men were once little.” A short, good-natured lad who keeps X a perpetual smile on his face and tor that reason has a good word for every one. "Don” is happy-go-lucky and has the enviable faculty of taking nothing too seriously; at least he manifests no external emotion except one of joy. A true optimist, if ever such existed. He started college at Holy Cross, but before Sophomore, he had heard that Fordham was more collegiate. Well, "Don” came here and neither he nor we regretted it. The class has enjoyed his companionship and benefitted by it; a marvelous chemist who by mystic songs charmed the elements into making their appearance; an enthusiastic biologist who delved into the entrails of the “Felis domestica” and liked the course, for it made him mentally and physically a better man. Medicine is his chosen profession, and it can he truly said that his smile will not be taken from his countenance, for by his knowledge and optimism he will instill courage into his patients and bring himself to a successful career. Fifty-seven5od.ility 1. 2. S. 4 . Siioit Story Guild 1 ViuiLoitt Conmince; Diooklyn Long Island Club I, 2. }. 4. Daruc Commiticc 4; Glee Club l, J, 4. liojrJ ot Director 2. ). •(, H.Monan 2 . Secretary i. I . Chairman ot An (.Ice Cub Concert 4. John F. Brennan, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. He began his activities in freshman year by joining the Glee Club and since then has been holding most of the honorary odices on the campus. A scholar of more than passing ability, John has been kept busy by extra-curricular activities. Though an ardent talker, he is not the type that broadcasts his accomplishments; nevertheless, by his friendly, jovial manners, he makes his presence felt, and this friendliness he instills into his companions wherever he is present. A debonair dilettante, he dabbled in the arts, music, poetry, and, by his melodious voice, elevated himself from an unknown member of the Glee Club to every office attainable in it. Sought by all as a friend, known by everyone everywhere, whether the Club travels to Boston or Convent Station, John has friends longing and dreaming about his short visit with them once again. Being an astute business man with an intelligent and wide outlook on life, he is bound for a n-omising future. Fi)ty-eightFicshman Short Story Club; Chemists' Club •»; Sodality -4. Quill Club 2; Council ol Debate 4. John J. Brennan, A.B. Hendrik Hudson High Everyone will readily admit that it is one thing to know a person and still another to be his friend. This may hold true in the generality of cases, but in the instance of the particular gentleman in question, one John Brennan, we must deviate from the ordinary acceptance of this truth. For to know "Jack” is to he his friend. They tell us that "when an object is presented as entirely good, the will must accept it” and indeed we need seek no further proof than our own experience. We met "Jack” and found that every thing about him was worth-while—a personality that wins by its very presence; a sociability that betokens true friendliness. cementing the ties of fellowship wherever it is spread; a wit that sparkles with the levity of a court jester and the sagacity of a philosopher. Neither sorcery nor prophetic augury arc needed to predict success for "Jack” "for what is immediately evident needs no further substantiation.” Fifl)-n; nSodality 4; K • kiiiK'i ii u( (M 1. 2. . I: Short Story Guild i . Hughes lAcbatmi Society I . Intcrclass Uj kci-h.tll I; Spanish Club I ; Vigilance Committee. Edmund R. Brosnan, A.B. Crosby High Amin appreciation of the better things in life is ’'Ed’s” outstanding characteristic. Poetry, music, painting, in short all forms of artistic expression find in him a well versed and capable critic. In view of the great amount of time and interest which he devotes to the arts, it is not strange to find ' Ed excelling in the study of languages, especially Spanish. One of his great regrets is that the exigencies of the present-day economic system allow but little opportunity for the development of the artistic side of man’s nature. Yet his regret is hardly applicable in Ins own case, since he seems to have done so very well in his own cultural development. In sports, "Ed’s” taste runs strongly to polo. A fine player, his greatest ambition is cne day to see service with a U. S. International team. It he can do so consistently well on the polo field as he has always done in his studies, we can confidently expect that he will realize his ambition. Sixty Mimes anl Muhiiikis 4. 4. Council « ; Debate j. 4: Catholic College Action ouncil J, i . St John Berchman's Society J, i. Connecticut Club . I: Parthenian Sodality 4: St. Vincent de Paul Sixicty 4 MAROON Staff. Tiiomas J. Brosnan, A.B. St. John's Prep., Danvers, Mass. The charm that Tom” places upon all whom he meets is a vestige of the Old World that he has preserved intact, despite an American education. In every respect he is English, from his speech, which is Oxonian, to his spats, which are Broad Street. His praiseworthy characteristics are many, but his sincerity in all things is the crown-jewel of his nature. During his short stay in our midst "Tom” has allied himself with as many activities as was physically possible. Endowed with natural talent for the stage, he found outlet for his favorite diversion in the college productions and in broadcasting for "Catholic College Action,” in both of which he acquitted himsalf with distinction. Literary pursuits arc his second love and what little time he has to spare from his other occupations "Tom" expends in reading of the more serious kind. Following graduation he will enter the teaching profession and indulge himself in theatrical work as an avocation. Sixty-oneConnecticut Club 1, 2, 5. I, Secrc i.ii V Dance Committee •»; French Club Intramural Athletics i. .. 3. •!. Paiilienian Sodality I, 3 Si John Bcrchman's Society 2. 3. -t; Chemists’ Club 2. St. Vincent tie Paul society •). J. Vincent Budds, B.S. Hartford H. h Thi.kl arc very few mooted points of baseball history that cannot be decided oflhand by ''Vince,” for he is a veritable walking encyclopedia of baseball information, personages, history and records. He has traveled extensively, especially along the Atlantic seaboard. Despite bis affiliation with many extracurricular activities, "Vince” has found sufficient time to indulge in reading, dancing and tennis. He holds the thesis that success is subjective and depends on the concentration and application that the individual gives to his work. Life has so far treated him kindly, and his greatest hope is to maintain the happiness with which ir has endowed him. During his college years, "Vince” has shown a keen aptitude for business and business administration; after graduation he plans to take post-graduate work in his favorite subject and later enter the held of insurance. Sixty-tu-e Sodality I. 2. 3. 4 : Monthly 1, 2. 3. 4. Editor 4. Spanish Club I, 2; Inter-tlass Baseball 1. 2. J. 4; Varsity One-Act-PI ays 4; MAROON Stair. John J. Burke, A.B. Regis High This is the rollicking, frolicking editor cf the Monthly, a strange composite of wit and poet; Falstaff of the senior class. John’s humor is both contagious and infectious; he can dally over a long story or strike with a pun equally well. During his entire course he has devoted himself to literary pursuits and has allied himself with the various student publications. His essays and poems have appeared in the Monthly, and his dramatic productions have been presented successfully upon the stage of Collin’s Hall. John is an ardent devotee of sports, and finds ample outlet for his love of handball on the courts to the rear of St. John’s Hall. Pipe-smoking is his favorite diversion, pipe-cleaning running a close second. Plans for his life work have not been definitely formed, but his preferences are toward teachtng or business. Whatever John’s final choice may be, it is assured that he will gather to himself many friends and admirers because of his inherent wit and humor; we can safely say this because men, as a rule, do not change, and we speak of John as we knew him. Sixty-threeFictxh Club 1, 2. Italian Club I; Sodality l; Intmbvs Baseball MAROON 4. Paul J. Calabro, B.S. Regis High In Paul there is the rare mixture of scientist and litterateur. A careful, clever and indefatigable student of the sciences, he is also adept at languages. He can converse freely in Spanish and Italian, and is so interested in the English language that he intends to teach English as his life work. "Professor” Calabro is. moreover, a "good fellow.” Ever ready to be of assistance to others at all times, he is never at a loss fur friends. Paul is no "shrinking violet.” He is always ready and eager to express his mind on any subject, even (although not very often) that subject may be the "Professor” himself. Emphatic, but not inexorable in his opinions, he puts forth a convincing argument whenever there arises a subject for discussion. Paul. too. is very critical of mind, and very seldom, if ever, dogmatically asserts what he-cannot conclusively prove. There is, Paul, no need to wish you luck. All we can say is—"Play the game of life as von play the game of bridge and you cannot fail.” Sixty-jourRam Sraff I. 2, 3. 4; Brooklyn-Long Mind Club 1, 2, J, 4; Mendel Club 2, 4 Sodaluy 1 . Italian (.lull 2. 3: K. O. T. C. Olhteri Club J. 4; Rifle Turn 1. 2 ; Chcfnim Club 2. 3. I. Assistant IIJitor of "Rccoit," 3. 4. John J. Calarco, B.S. St. John’s High Ai ilk a seemingly endless trip, a weary and bewildered youth, fresh from the wilds of Jamaica, arrived at Fordham. Here was a young man destined to upholtl I ordham’s ideals, and, in return, to receive a firm foundation which would lead him to his chosen profession—that of medicine. Here, through association with his fellow students, he gained ease and self-confidence. We, through these same relationships, soon realized that a science student can be well versed in the artistic studies of the world and in the discussion of philosophical questions. "J. C.” is one of ''our army,” and he is respected for his ability, loyalty, and efforts in behalf of the R. O. T. C. Those who have met John in other climes have found the same genial and witty personality that they knew on Old Rose Hill. Characteristically, he is always ready to lend his presence to whatever is planned, even though it necessitates the supporting of a car roof with one hand and stopping a leak in the same with the other. John is an allround college man and yet, underneath it all, ever a scientist. Sixty-fiveHughes Debating Society 1; l-'rcncn Club 1 ; Parthenian Sodality 1, 2. 3. I. St. John bcrchtnan’s Sodality 2. 3. 4, President 4: St. Vincent de Paul Society I; Up-State Club 2. 3. 4, Dance Committee Chairman 3: Vigilance Committee; Inna-mural Athletics I. 2. 3. 4. John E. Callaghan, A.B. Cohoes High uT7XCITEMENt” is a word that docs not exist in "Jack's” vocabulary. No one J—t during his tour years at college has been so completely passive to and oblivious of his surroundings; this probably accounts for his rare ability to read and digest the work of the Russian novelists. "Jack” prefers English to all other subjects, and enjoys reading editorials; his amusements are golf and bridge. His philosophy, like the annals of the poor, is short and simple—"Save your class cuts until the end of the semester.” "The true road to success is hard work, softened a hit by proper breaks and connections.” As a moralist he is without equal, carrying his objections to the point where he would prefer to have lived in a previous generation because of the low moral standing of the press, stage, literature and people of today. Business has called him to be one of her own, but those who know him think that some day his "business” will be professional golf. Sixty- rx Ic.ilun Club I, 5. Ficntli Club 1. Chemists' Club 5. 4. Assistant Business Manager o! "Retort" 5. Circulation Manager I: Intcrclass Baseball Anthony F. Capraro, B.S. Mount Vernon High IN the Fall of 1929 came "Tony,” lost among the hundred other searchers for wisdom. Like a good little Freshman, he wore his red cap and gave cigarettes to the "Sophs”—because they were bigger than he; and, of course, he studied, between dances, football games and affaires d’amour. The proud possessor of a fine dissecting art in the Biology Department, "Tony” decided to become a doctor. But the diet of frogs, amoeba and spirogyra did not seem to suit him, and the world lost (?) a second Harvey. Then he turned to other fields and was soon engrossed in the "ultimate end of man.” Yet, withal, he did not forget the Romance Languages and was an active member of the Italian and French Clubs. In one of his lighter moods he informed us that bridge is his favorite amusement. But he could not leave the University without first having dipped into the mysteries of Psychology, so he rounded out his stock of knowledge by an introspection into the realms of consciousness and immanency. Anthony is a sincere friend, a conscientious worker and a straightforward, unpreju-dicial member of our class. May he carry on in life the traits he displayed while at the University. Sixty-sevenFrancis M. Carmody, A.B. Xavier High Tf there is one predominant quality in the pleasant personality of 'Trank ’ Car-1 mody, it is a strong propensity for politics, lie is popular, self-confident, witty, affable, sociable; above all a good mixer (in more ways than one). He possesses those peculiar traits which make a man the people's choice. Hailing from the Bay Ridge Section of Brooklyn, "Frank” found it fitting to join the Brooklyn-Long Island Club in his Freshman year. After having served on the Dance Committee in Ins Junior year, he was elected president of the club in Senior. You see, he just had to be the president—for "one will stand out.” In accepting the office his only regret was that there was no chance for advancement. Ethics is said to be "Frank’s” favorite study, and if this be so, what prophet dare foretell the outcome when Politics and Ethics coalesce in the one personality? What noble tower of true leadership might arise from such a foundation— only time can tell. We are hoping for the best. Sixty-eightScdalitv I, 3. 4; Stage Handicraft i. . Mimes and Mummers 2. 3. 4; Council «l Debate 3. 4. Treasurer 4; French Club I, 2. 3. 4. Vice-President 4. Associate Editor of Rayon 3. 4. "Fordhain France' 2, 3, 4. Ed itor 4. Patrick F. Casey, A.B. Xavier High Ovm once said, "God gave man an upright countenance, to survey the heavens, and ro look upward to the stars.” This justly applies to Pat. It is impossible to put a brief and just delineation of his character on this small page. It is too broad, too diverse. Those who knew him will always remember him; those who did not know him are forced to admit his sterling worth. The whole structure o! the man is built upon loyalty, sincerity of purpose, method and versatility. Immediately he fascinates one with his high ideals, his downright good-naturedness, his tireless energy which is coupled with a quickly contagious enthusiasm. He is a member of the Sodality and a promoter of the Propagation of the Faith—two true insights of his character. Yet he has not neglected the material in search of the spiritual, because his presence has been felt in the French Club, the Mimes and Mummers and other campus activities. That Pat knew his "stuff” was a well-known fact and yet he was always willing to help the "weaker brethren” in his classes, as some of those who were exposed to French and Greek in classes of which he was a member will vouch for. Pat is a man of his own opinions and has great potentialities. Sixty-nineSwimming I. 2. 5. 4. Carvain 4: Track 3, 4; Mendel Club 2 -. Chemists' Club v I, Vice-President I; Promoter ol League ol the Sacred Heart 2, 3. 4; Intcrclass Baseball 2, 3. 4; Water Polo 4. Justin L. Cash man, B.S. New Haven High Fokdham looks with pride on "Jus" Cashman as one ot her favorite sons, athlete, student and man of affairs. He justly deserves the praise she bestows upon him. As Captain ol the swimming team. "Jus" has scored many points, and helped to bring many a victory to the tank team. To him, also, goes the special distinction ot having been the innovator of "water polo,” which, through his efforts and skill, has been permanently instituted as a Fordham sport. "Jus” is also the proud possessor of many medals, true proof of his prowess as a swimmer. Not in swimming alone does he excel. In his studies, he is among the first, applying to them the same tenacity of purpose as he does to everything that he undertakes. As a member ot the Mendel ( lub, and as Vice President of the Chemists’ Club, he has shown a keen interest in science, m interest that has never waned during his tour years at Fordham. The possessor of a pleasant smile, an amiable nature, and a knack for making and keeping friends, "Jus” should, and undoubtedly will, be as successful outside of Fordham as he has been within tier walls. .Strew )Joseph F. Casein, A.B. All Hallows Institute J3E is one of the most affable and genial fellows. W herever he is, gloom and worry are immediately dispelled. Always more or less bored by the routine of class work, he is a genuine spark of genius in understanding his fellow man. Somewhat ol a social lion, he never missed a dance or social function in his four years. Of the entire group, Joe is the most typical New Yorker. Always the gentleman. he invariably yields whenever a weaker brother suffers embarrassment. A prodigious reader, he is conversant on many and diverse subjects. Of rugged physique, Joe participates in all forms of athletics. More than once has he given the boys down at Columbia a tussle. Perhaps it is to be regretted that he did not indulge in varsity sports during his sojourn at I ordham. Joe is fit for his chosen profession of teaching, since lie has a well-rounded mentality and is particularly social m his activities. 11 is only dislike is sham or hypocrisy in any form. However, the serious Mr. Caslin is not well known. On the campus he is always in a hurry and outside he is always, they say. in a happy social group when lie is not about making himself and the world better by his work. Seventy one■HP" 11 Anthony J. Cavadi, A.B. West New York High av” will always be remembered by us for his inborn courtesy and love of a good time. In the heat of argument or the coolness of conversation he never allows himself to be other than the type of gentleman of which Fordham is so proud. In his social moods well do we recall him at the Freshman "EM Banquet some four years ago. Sparkling over like a rare old vintage with exuberance and vitality he gave such animation and jov to the evening as wc shall never forget. His plans for the future arc still rather vague, but his greatest ambition is a clean-cut and worthy one, namely, to live successfully. Personally, wc believe that "Cav” would reach new heights if he adopted physical training as his vocation. Blessed with a finely proportioned and muscular physique, he is in every way adapted to guide others less fortunate than himself to the high-road of health and physical perfection. Seventy-twoFreiicl; Club 1. 2; Mints and Mum-rrcfs 2. , 4; Italian Club, 5; Manager of Football I; Connecticut Club I. 2. 3. 4: Parslienian Sodality 1. 2, J, 4 ; Bu inCiN Manager of MAROON. Michael J. Ceklzzi, A.B. Hillhousc High Little did anyone imagine that this youthful-appearing lad who came to the University seeking knowledge would turn out to be one of the brighter lights on the campus. Endowed with a keen mind, an Herculean energy and a Napoleonic imagination, "Mike” Ceru . i easily forced himself to the foreground. His activities have been many and varied, running the gauntlet from Manager of Varsity l ootball to business Manager of the present Maroon. Then, too, many of the splendid Varsity productions are indebted to him for the unique lighting effects which he could create when he set his mind to a situation. As to "Mike’s” attitude toward the social life of the University, little can be said. Yet if you would ask him personally about his experiences he might tell you of one or two. Shakespeare has somewhere written that character determines destiny, which statement in itself is neither surprising nor extraordinary. And in applying it to “Mike” we sincerely say his destiny will be successful. Seventy-threeEdward L. Chatlos, A.B. Fordham Prep. Here is a character that has undergone a distinct metamorphosis since his entrance through the portals of the University. When he came here, "Eddie” seemed to have an idea that it was all in fun; but during the four years here he has become a real and sincere student. This, it seems to your humble correspondent, is one of the most important—one of the finest things that college can do for a man. Too often it has the opposite effect. He may be seen at the better restaurants where, like the Kentucky Colonel, who is now passing out of a colorful existence, he knows good wine, suh, and a good dinner. He has proved, for all that, that he has a mind keen to solve rhe problems presented to an 'Arts" man. Like many other members of our class he intends to study Law, and in that capacity he will have the same happy existence that characterized his life while here at Fordham. Seienty-joiirOwen J. Cheevers, A.B. Xavier High Council of Debate 3. 3: Sodality 1, 2. . 1 Quill Club 2. 3. 3. Clicm ici'" Club 2. 3. •• . "Rctoit" Stair 4 Mendel Club 3. (icim.ui Club 3. 4. Harvester Club 4. Ouk Freshman year brought with it Owen Cheevers, direct from a profitable four years at Xavier High School. The quietness customary to him who finds himself plunged suddenly into a strange society disappeared, but Owen’s natural modesty will always remain with him. He has been an earnest and willing worker and high scholarship has rewarded his efforts. All branches of study found him a worthy student and in Chemistry and Biology he was especially gifted. Owen had no trouble in ' hitting" the chemistry courses and that is saying a great deal. He has been active in all campus activities, seeking recreation in the field of forensics. He is a clever debater and more than once has convinced us that we should more loudly clamor fur our rights, rights that belong to us by certain inalienable prerogatives. Thus, he is a happy blend of the scientist and the literary man, claiming distinction in both fields. t I t ill)-{ticVice-Pi widen:. Freshman ; President, Sophomore; President. Junior; President, Athletic Association; ‘Ka:i» Sul I. 2. J. -I. Ar: liditor I. 2. J. 4. "Ramblings" Editor . 4; Student Council 1. 2. 4. 4. FicsIiiimi; Football; rrack; Sodality 1. 2. i. 4. James E. Ci ark, Jr., A.B. Pordham Prep. Occasion a i i y there looms into our midst ;t leader of men. Hut seldom is a leader endowed with the manifold qualities that "Jim” has disclosed in the past four years. Always the gentleman, courteous yet resolute, friend of the high and lowly alike—thus he acted as our mediator with the faculty for three years and in his fourth accepted the higher office in the Athletic Association. Dynamic in his speech and in his work, a dashing boulevardier on occasion, withal a philosopher with time for pipe and bowl, and an irrepressible flair for the dramatic—that’s "Jim.” His sparkling facility with brush and pen found expression in the "Ram.” where the moving drama of l;ordham’s athletic prowess was unfolded in his spore cartoons and our social life was mirrored in his "Ramblings” column. He needs no adieu, and well-wishing would be superfluous. A man of qualities so rare will always stand before us and, whether it be down at the club or elsewhere, he’ll greet us with a familiar word and a firm handclasp. Scve iij dxWilliam J. Cleary, A.B. Collegiate Prep. Orchestra I. 2. Concert Master 1. 2: "Ram” 2. j. 4. N'ev » Bo .ml 4. IF Bill had lived when codec houses were the social centers, he would have been mentioned by contemporary chroniclecrs as a conversationalist without peer. His diction is perfect and his phrasing meticulous; we regret that he did not mingle more, but contented himself by remaining in the background. Music is his avocation, and during his college days he generously devoted himself to the orchestra. l or two years he was concert master of that organization. As a member of the "Ram” he gave his time unsparingly; many of the best news stories in the long life of that paper have been composed by him since he gained its News Board. His cheery and lightsome disposition covers a much deeper interior which is capable of giving rise to very profound philosophic truths; he has long been a master at saying much in a very few words. Bill has not divulged his plans for the years to come, but most of us believe that cither the teaching profession or law will be his final choice. Seventy-sevenAdrian F. Clunan, B.S. Fast Orange High Ennui shall never possess Adrian; he is constantly scanning the horizon tor new things to be accomplished and new work to lx- done. Fie has chosen business as a career and is content to let the future care for itself. "Outward assurance coupled with a ready smile,” he asserts, "will assure one of success, despite the entertainment ol inward uncertainty.” Adrian believes that extracurricular activities are advantageous, and all should partake therein to the fullest extent. The philosophy taught at Fordham and the sound principles of reasoning inculcated therein, he holds, are the best possible training for the young man about to enter the commercial world. Of all adventures, life is the greatest to Adrian. In fact, he relishes the unexpectancies of existence and modern life with all its appurtenances for "good times" to such an extent he wishes he could start his life over. Your taste, Adrian, is well suited for the vintage that is about to be placed before you, for anything is liable to occur once the class of ’33 enters the portals of the present-day chaotic world. ScifUt w .»; Sodality I, 2. . -I. Otcmists' ( lol 2 , Harvester Club 1 . l’r. motcr. League ■ ! tLc Sacred Heart 2, J, -I. Intcrclass Teams I. 2. Jamks F. COCKLRII.I., A.B. Xav icr High Mixing an adequacy of learning with a plenitude of good fellowship, "Jim” did more than just attain a degree; he forged many new links in the golden chain of friendship. Hailing from Westchester’s wind-swept hills, this Scarsdale cavalier was easily identified, on the campus or in Boston, by the inevitable presence of his superannuated collegiate "flivver." A gentlemanly congeniality, a well-balanced intellect and a sincerity that could not be doubted won for "Jim” a unique place in the hearts of his classmates. These same qualities, we feci sure, will carry "Jim” to even greater success. We feel a satisfaction in knowing that in the future we will always find the warmth of his smile wherever Fordham men gather to talk over old rimes. "Jim” has many pleasant memories of the last four years and can boast even more substantial friendships. His is a character not soon forgotten; his, a cheerfulness ever to be remembered. Seventy-nineShort Story Guild. President: "Ram" Srjtf 1. 2, J. I, Sporti Editor , 4: Pjrtltcnian Sodality 4; MAROON StaiT. Sylvester T. Cohane, A.B. St. Thomas Prep. Tm. greatest opprobrium one couUl heap upon "Tim” would be to address him as "Sylvester.” No introduction is necessary to this chap, lor his name has become quite familiar to all of us as we read his column weekly in the Ram.’ A lover of the press and all its accoutrements, he has ground out for us pithy comments on current athletic events during the past several years. "Tim” is the quintessence of nonchalance, and true to his newspaper brotherhood wears his hat at all times (chapel excluded). Me is fond of athletics, is a keen supporter of the Philadelphia Athletics and "Jimmy” Foxx. and enjoys a good beaker of mead. Fordham, he holds, is a good place to meet the right kind of friends, and in this he has led the way by example. "Tim’s” big ambition is to secure a "by-line” in a Metropolitan paper, and ol course, become an apt wielder of the pen. We think he has chosen correctly. lor lie is naturally adapted in every respect to succeed in newspaper work. EfgbtyMonthly Stall 5. 4 ; (ilcc Club J. I; Council of Debate 4. Band I, 2. b. I. Diuni Majoi b. -I; Mimes and Mummers }. 4; Varsity Play J. -I; Varsity Onc-Au-Pluys 5. 4; Orchestra l. ?: Interclass Teams I. b. Sodality 1. 2, b. 4; Harvester Club 4; Promoter. League ol the Sacred Heart 1, 2, J; C.crman Club J. I; Intercollegiate One Act-Plav i MAROON Start. William A. Coleman, A.B. Xavier High Bill’s name is instantly associated with a colorful picture of the band, before which he was wont to swing gaily down the field, his silver baton a-twirl in the autumnal sunlight. This ambidexterity, a natural facility for doing many things well and a bent for social functions as tendered the Cilce (dub, constitute the basis of his many friendships. A desire for literary expression found voice in the brilliant poems with which he enriched the pages of the Monthly, while the memorable verses which dotted the "Ramblings” column won Bill fame as a humorist. His forte, however, is the realm of the Masque, the Mime and the Mummer. Gifted with a superior histrionic ability, his capacities were as varied as the characters he portrayed. The role that stands out most sharply in memory is his polished performance as the Jester 'Teste” in "Twelfth Night,” when, as one critic put it. Bill “carried us back to the bizarre fooling of the Middle Ages.” All these, plus a rare sincerity and goodfellowship, gained for Bill a high place in our estimation. Eighty-oneJohn J. Conley, A.B. St. Ignatius Loyola I Iigh John is a typical cosmopolitan. Quiet, reserved, a gentleman in everv sense ot the word, he lias gained the respect of all with whom he lias come in contact. I lis delightful personality and abilitx to go directly to the heart of any problem make him a man at home in any company and at ease in any drawing-room. ' Jack" lias been a keen student ar Fordham, surmounting scholastic obstacles with an case that is the envy of all liis classmates. Yet. despite his intellectual attainments, he has managed, as few among us have, to retain a fine balance of character which enables him to enjoy to the fullest liis leisure time—whether it be in intellectual pursuits or in the less serious social activities. We do not know '‘Jack's" intentions with regard to his career after leaving Fordham, yet we do venture to say wherever liis aspirations may lie, his tine personality and keen mind will carry him to unqualified success. Fight y-itroJerome J. Connolly, B.S. St. Peter’s Prep. As ’Jerry" firmly believed in patronizing bis neighborhood druggist, he cane - to Fordham to obtain a cure tor his educational ai'ment. No sooner did he have his prescription tilled than he was immediate!} fascinated l the biology pills recommended by Doctor Crowley and l ather Assmuth. Even today, it a consultation of these eminent physicians were to be called to inquire into "Jerry's” weakness, the unanimous decision of these biologists would be that he showed an attraction for the study and consequently it would be wise for him to satisfy his constitution more fully. When "Jerry” was not too busy attending to his biology, which formed a comparatively small part of his curriculum, he often sought recreation in the activities of the Mendel Club and Chemists’ Club. More often, he could be found backstage where his artistic being sought expression, and it was there he reached heights not hitherto attained. Eighty-three UM' ,u- LIBRARY £ w f Hj, 'j Sodality I. 2. 5, •»: Brooklyn-1-ong Island Club I. 2. . 4; Mendel Club 2. 3. I. Secretary }. President I; Officers Club 2. Chemists' Club 2. Iluithcs Debating Society. David A. Connors, Jr., B.S. Brooklyn Prop. A i.ook .it the portrait above will furnish an excellent indication of the character of the subject. That face could belong only to a man of "Dave” Connors’ excellent qualities. He is a line student, but by no means a "grind,” and, despite his high standing in his class, many extra-curricular activities have profited bv his active interest. 11 the numerous honors which have come to him are any indication, his associates in these enterprises have not been oblivious of Ins sterling qualities. The Reserve Officers Training Corps occupied much of his time during the past four years and his trim appearance in military uniform has been a really outstanding feature of the drills of that organization. A sight to delight the eye was "Dave’s” khaki-clad figure at the head of a marching column of cadets. Medicine is to be his career and, in view of the fact that his scholarship at Fordham has been so uniformly high as to merit his appointment as a student instructor in biology, we have no hesitancy in predicting for him a brilliant future in the ranks of the medicos. Eighty-jourModality 1. 2. 3. -1; French Club I; Imcrcl.m 1, 2. 3; Inierdass H.iskcct .t 11 1. 2. 3: Vigilance Committee. Daniel P. Conway, A.B. Cathedral High F 'NNY' Conway presents a perplexing problem—a vivid personality com-bimng the seriousness of the student and the wit of a humorist. Throughout his course of study he has maintained a high scholastic standing which proves the intensity of his application to his work. Yet "Dan” is generally to be found amid some amused group relating the latest anecdote or classroom caper. With his merry smile and happy countenance he is capable of facing any situation— always ready to smooth over a difficulty or lighten a burden with some humorous sally yet ready at any time to dispute some philosophical point. For four years we have known him as the upholder of class laurels on the court and on the diamond; as the helping hand in scholastic difficulties. Ever a good student, "Dan” never really hit his stride until Junior when he encountered philosophy— a "bugaboo” for most of us, but "made to order” for "Danny.” And so he will probably go through life, finding the hardest tasks responding to his magical touch. Eighty-fiveSodalicv I. 2. 3. 4. Sccr«i«v ». pan isii Clul I . Fteshmjn Short S ory r.uilil; Monthly Stall 4. Cocnol .1 Debate i: Varsity Baseball ?. James S. Coxw ay, A.B. Regis High IT can be truly said that in a large class there are always some quiet and unassuming fellows who, in spite of this, reach the hearts ot their classmates. Such is ’'Jim”—his sparkling eyes, soft voice and sincere manner force you to hkc him. lint be nor deceived into believing him a dull srudenr. for, on the contrary, Jim” is among the leaders, always ready to give a helping hand. Almost tny day, for two years, you would find him playing baseball after classes, until he finally made the squad. lie has a practical way of applying his education, for we find him not only secretary of the Sodality, but moderator of the boys club as well. Though this entails spending quite a bit of his time and energy, he still carries it out with all the enthusiasm he has. He believes in the slogan that "silence is the best policy,” which is perhaps the only way ot outmatching your opponent. It is our sincere belief that his enormous ability to make friends, lus quiet humor, line manliness and smile will carry him to the heights of his chosen profession—teaching. EigfaysixSodality 1, 2. New Jersey Club 1. 2. 3. 4. Dance Co.Timi«cc 2, 3. 4, Chairman 4. Vigilance Committee. Joseph A. Conway, A.B. St. Peter's Prep. And now we have the delegate from Jersey. Every Senior knew "Grapes’’ Conway. He could always be found after class hours playing bridge in the recreation room. He is modest and unassuming and yet has that quality of leadership that quickly asserted itself, particularly among the members of the Jersey Club. "Joe” worked long and hard and was responsible for the success ol the Club’s social functions. His followers showed their appreciation by choosing him in Senior year as the chairman of that gala affair held annually ar Newark. But we, who knew him, do not say he was merely an organization man for he was more than that. He was a true and staunch follower of Fordham and showed this by his presence at all gatherings, social and intellectual. Small in stature, he has been compensated with that great quality and asset of being very quick to make friends. We venture to say with certitude that he’ll make a great salesman. He could sell you a bid to a dance, a copy of Homer’s "Iliad,” an automobile tire, or a lunch basket. "Joe” will be one of New Jersey’s big men if his classmates arc good oracles. llighty-sevenSodality I, J. }, •«; Interchips Football 2. ; German Club 2. J. 4; Brooklyn-Lone Island lub l. 2. j. 4 ; Vigilance Commi-tee. Josfpii F. Cook, A.B. Xavier 1 ligh T n .itter life, when looking back upon our college days, and thinking ot those with whom we associated, it will be the jovial mien and ready smile of "Joe” Cook that will come to us through the years. During his four years at college he has made a multitude of friends by his warm hand-clasp, cheery disposition, and startling, il not astounding, optimism. Of his many accomplishments, swimming, beyond a doubt, is bis favorite. Often the pages of Caesar, Homer and Muckcrman. lulled on the gentle bosom of the Fordham pool, floated away from "Joe” in somnolent repose. Studies never caused him any worry for he looked at life in bis humorous way, smiling from period to period as the days glided by. From the countless number of fiction books that have been tucked under bis arm, one would surmise that writing would be bis vocation. But whatever line of endeavor be may choose, success will be his, for he has that faculty of gaining one’s trust and making it an abiding one. Eight) eight John L. Corrigan, Jr., A.ft. Lincoln High French Club 1, 2. 5: Fordbam-Fiance 2; Chemist - Club 2; Sodality I, 2, 3. «: Hughes Debaune; Society 1; Vigilance Comiwiice 2. N'ev Jersey Club 1. 3. i . MAROON Stall. Hurl is a Jersey City Democrat who acts as he feels and vice versa. He would rather argue than cat, although he usually picks the wrong side. Vet at times he can be the patient listener, too. Jack is an inveterate reader with a taste for contemporary authors, short stories and social controversies. With a keen sense of humor, he can give and take without a "rub.” Inclined at times to be moody, he just doesn’t give a care about anything. "Swede” has the happy faculty of continually slipping into a comfortable position until his spine is numb, removing his hat, putting it on again and then jusc starting all over. His pet aversions are collegians and vote-solicitors. He always has a cigarette for the fellow with matches. Medicine is his objective; advanced medical science his ambition. In toto, he is neither forward nor retiring, just sensible. Eighty-nineVipliruc Committee: Iruerclitt Bite bill I. 5- Ph 11.11 L. Corso, B.S. Dc W'itt Clinton High Here is a man who commands respect. He has a boundless capacity for friend-. ship and a universal sympathy. Add to these a keen intelligence, a liberal view on all problems, an appropriate appreciation of the ludicrous, and an acute intellectual curiosity and there we have "Phil.” Add further, a delicate sense of the beautiful; for a striking sunset, a fine painting or a beautiful woman—any of these things can quickly take him from the banal welter of every-day into the fanciful realm of dreams. But to those who knew him best, "Phil” will always be synonymous with thoughts of romance; for he is one of that old passing school that looks to romance as the ultimate happiness of life. "Phil” was made for nights of romance in a Provence garden. However, he has found no less a place than Fordham as a fertile field for the exercise of his Muse and his four years here have been most profitable. Kim )John J. Courtney, A.B. Regis High There is one characteristic the possession of which especially distinguishes the possessor from all Ins fellow-men, a good sense of humor. John J. Courtney has this priceless quality and it is bound to carry him far in this little world, even as it made countless friends for him ar l ordham; friends who have come to realize his depth ot feeling and his true manly character, l our years of college life, during which, of all subjects, the study of Philosophy had the greatest appeal for him, have brought about a change in "Jake.” The merry, good-natured fellow we knew in Freshman, who used to lighten many a dull afternoon class with his hearty, contagious laugh, has become the smiling, amiable Senior. The years have but softened and enriched his friendly nature. Allotting to each its proper place in the scheme of life, John was equally at home at social functions, on the ball-field and in the classroom. As he applied himself diligently during his college course, he developed a sound and practical philosophy of life. With this as a foundation, we are sure he will meet with success in his chosen profession, Law. K:riet)-oncSod liny 1, 2. 3. A. Secretary 2; Fiolmun Onc-Act-Play; Glee Club 2. 3. 4; Monthly St.ilT 2. 3, I . Fofdham Ff jnee i; lntramunl Sno-is 2. 3; Brooklyn-Long Island Club I, 2. 3. I. Dance Chairman 4. Frank J. Crane, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Fkank J. Crank, during his four years at Fordham, has played an active part in the success of many of its organizations. The Sodality, the Monthly, the Glee Club, among others, were benefited by bis presence. W e might go on and enumerate his varied contributions to each organization but such a recounting. however significant it might be, would fail to describe Frank as we know him and as we would have others know him. It would leave unmentioned the strength of his character, the keenness of his mind, the appeal of his personality and the high esteem in which he is held by bis numerous friends. An excellent student. Frank is deeply interested in Philosophy, especially in Ethics. ' A good argument is his favorite form of amusement, while in the literary field his pet diversion is writing short stories, which arc well received by the readers of ihc Monthly. As is only proper for a representative Fordham man, 'Dull” did not neglect sports or social functions and in both he was a welcome addition to any group. In closing, we will always remember him as a gentleman, sincere and thoughtful, vet capable of fully appreciating real humor, and. above all, a true friend. Ninety-twoSt. John' Sodilny 1. 2. 3. ■I; P.irtticni.’in Sifcljlity 3, -1 Ass't Manager Batkcihll l. 2. 5. Varsity Manager I. Vigilance Committee; Connecticut Club 1. 2, 3. I. Dance Chairman 3; Ptcsi.lcnc Senior Class. Chairman, Student Council -I. Hashes Debating Stxiety I . Spanish Club 1 I mere lacs Football 2. 3. -»; Intramural Sports 2, 3- Jeremiah P. Crean, A.B. Crosby High IN his fourth and final year at Fordham, "Jerry” was honored by his fellows with the office of President of Senior, a position for which he was admirably fitted and naturally equipped. Gifted with a multiplicity of talents, a grim determination to work his way to the front, and a tested ability to withstand the hardihoods of life, he could not fail to realize success as his lot. Before classes and between classes “Jerry” found much to prey upon his time. Not once do we ever recall him in a moment of real honest -co-goodness leisure. In fact, often did we wonder whether or not our executive officer slept or ate—so continually did he seem to be on the go. Working about the campus, managing the varsity cage-men in the gvmn, arranging for Alumni-Undergraduate get-togethers, exerting the guiding hand on the Senior Class activities—verily can we claim that here was a man who personified to the fullest the mystery of perpetual motion. Sim ) ThreePifihenian Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Upstate Club I, 2. 3. • ; l' baseball . Vigilance Committee; Mimes and Mummers 3. -j . Onc-Act-Play 3 . Sta e Cicvv 3. 4. James B. Cummins, B.S. Loyola College High From the wilds of Upstate New York came genial "Jim" to Fordham—and we are glad lie came. W'ich him he brought some of the surplus sunshine of the wide open spaces and generously apportioned it among those who most needed it. As Caesar likened his constancy to the Northern Star, so may ' Jim." Here is a man of firm convictions, of strong likes and dislikes. A steadfast adherent to Pope’s lines—"Be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to cast the old aside”—he stolidly refuses to ride on every wave of changing opinion. A fresh air addict, he utterly disregards the comforts of warm clothing. It has always been a subject of discussion on the campus as to how he keeps warm during the winter months. Some say his sunny disposition compensates for his lack of clothing; others, that he generates heat by his intense intellectual activities. He intends to be a surgeon. Here’s to you, Jim! May you have all the success you so justly deserve. Ninety-fourFreshman Hascball. Interchip Basket lull I. Sodality 2. t. I. Sojiliu-inoic Vigilante Committee: Varsity Hjiehrll 2. Edward J. Cl run, A.B. Fordham Prep. In ’’Ed” we find the rare combination of excellent scholar, prince of good fellows, an exceedingly industrious and ambitious youth, who, while in Senior, made a daily excursion to the Woolworth Building, where lie gave vent to his surplus energy in absorbing the principles of Law. Frank, cheerful, and with a rare sense of humor, he was sought by his classmates as a companion for all occasions, and whether you were "boning” on Psych., or going to the B. L. I. social you were sure to get ”Ed” to join you. His athletic ability, especially on the diamond, and his social conquests have won the admiration of all his fellows; just as that alertness which was so evident in the classroom will gain the respect of his future law associates. i i Nineiy-fii cNew Jersey Club l. ?, 3. •». Secreia»y 4; Sodality 1. 3. 4; Council or Debate I . Short Story Club 1 ; MA ROON Stall. John F. Daly, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. Folk years at Fordham have won tor "Jack” a host of friends who appreciate his congenial character and his earnest and sincere interest in their welfare. A dynamic personality and a keen appreciation of the really fine tilings in life are characteristic of "Jack.” 1 I is intellectual ability is well attested to by his college record. A leader in his class for four years, he has stood out as a recognized and exceptional student. His superlative ability to mimic will never be forgotten, for his versatile imitations were ever a source of enjoyment, and to witness them was to be mentally refreshed. In "Jack” is found a model of the cultured gentleman and the staunch friend. Utter lack of pose and an original type of humor have won for him a place in the hearts of those who know him. From what we have learned of him in the past four years, we feel confident that he will make as fine a doctor as he has a friend. Ninety-fixSodality I. 2. 3. 1: Chemists' Club 2. William II. Degenhard, A.15. James Monroe High Four years ago "Bill” joined us, a rather shy, retiring, reserved youth. As the years wore on and we became better acquainted, he endeared himself to us by his quiet manner and modest mien. Ever a good listener, his remarks, when he did speak, were brief and to the point, and yet he always managed to disperse a true sense of humor in his conversation. He likes to sit by and take notice of the accomplishments of others, finding a keen pleasure in the various activities of his fellow students. His sympathetic nature and yearning to aid his fellow-man will quite adequately fit him for his teaching career, and the medical research tendency he strongly fosters. The quiet life of the chemical laboratory and the unique experiments to be performed on various animals greatly attract and captivate his fertile imagination. One thing is certain, whatever 'Bill” turns his hand to, he will successfully terminate because of his persevering and constant manner of attack. Kinety-scvcnSodality 1. 2. 3. I: French Club 1. 2, 3. 4. "ForJham-France” 3; Brooklyn Lon$ Island Club 1. 2. 3. »; Intercom Athletics 1 ; Chemists' Club 2 : Harvester Club -1. Francis P. Delany, A.B. Regis High Outwardly, Frank is a paramount example of gentlemanly indifference and nonchalance, but those who know him well will bear witness that within him there runs a swift undercurrent of zeal for everything and interest in everyone. A glance at his extra-curricular activities will prove the type of man he is. His interests are many and cover all fields, from literature to business; in all of them lie has succeeded with more than average ability. Seldom does I rank show that he is intensely interested in lighter pursuits, but we know that he likes a good game of bridge and knows as many ladies as the rest of us; he plays a fair game of tennis, attends boxing bouts and studies football. His close associates are the elder folks and his boon companion is his father. Business is his goal, but not as an end in itself, for he intends to continue religious and philosophic pursuits in the leisure that he will have at his disposal. "Del” is at home in any situation, being able to meet the dangerous and trivial with what approaches stony calmness. Thus, by sneering, he may congratulate. Any person whom he calls a friend will be truly that and not merely one in name. Ninciy-eigJ)!Francis Df.i. Pozzo, Jr., H.S. James Monroe 1 ligh Orchestra 1. 2. 3. 4 . Band I, 2. 3. 4 ; K i» T. C. I. 2 ' ■ Club 4. When I rank first came to Fordham he impressed us with his musical ability, for he at once joined up with the Band and Orchestra, and remained faithful during his college career. As we began to know him better, we found out that medicine was his greatest love and prime factor in life. He is distinctly a scientific man. not having much use for the literary side of the world. This is quite natural, since biology is his favorite study, and he would like to become a doctor in the Army. He’s off to a good start, after four years in the Fordham R. O. T. C. He says: "When you have work to do. do it,” and we feel sure that, going through life with that spirit, he will achieve success for himself and glory for Fordham. We sense a tinge of regret at his parting, yet we cannot help but feel joyful at the thought of the honor and renown his future life will bring to his classmates at Fordham. Ninety-nineFrench Club . 4; Sod 11 icy I. 2. y. 4. Sai.vator V. De Maio, A.B. Fordham Prep. ‘h uQal” is a serious lad who goes about his work with a determined effort, always O mindful of the purpose for which he is striving. As a general rule, he is quiet, but sometimes he breaks his long silence with an involved refutation of an otherwise accepted philosophical thesis. Success, he claims, is to be achieved by concentration and working according to a set schedule. Often he is seen sauntering along the lanes and byways of the adjoining park, musing, no doubt, on some favorite theory which he holds in philosophy', his chosen subject. In Ins leisure time he selects a book from the hallowed halls of the college library and betakes himself to a cozy corner to read the immortal works of Dickens or to write a poem that would rival Tennyson’s best. Great success is the united wishes of the class, "Sal,” and may some day your dreams of becoming a dean in a famous university come true. Out HundredBrooklyn-Long Island Club I. 2. ). »; Spanish Club 1, 3; Harvester Club I. Freshman Forum; Sodalu 1. 2. ). I; Chemists' Club 2; MAROON Stall. Y. CoMONroRT Denman, Jr., A.B. Brooklyn Prep. «r .F.” is one ol our hard workers. An incongruous situation usually arises JD to promote laughter when he visibly overcomes his backwardness and pounces on his prey, who will then become the recipient of old and known theories in new form. I le is might) proud of his notebooks, which are really significant of his intensive work on the sciences. Still, his favorite study is Philosophy. ’’Denny” is an adherent of the weekly athletic exercises. lie prefers basketball to other sports. He is one of the "most traveled” men in the class. The West Indies, South America and our own country have all seen much of Mr. Denman. Despite this he is quiet and unassuming, and is not well known. He has never had a "tiff" with anyone who knows him, but he docs assert himself occasionally at a card game in eloquent defense of his life and works. His vocation is Medicine, but he does not disown a liking for things maritime. One Hundred OneUp-Socc Club 2, 3. 4, Treasurer -1; Puichcnun Sodality I. 2. J. 4. Pre-ferr 4: Cliciuim' Club 2. 3; FicikIi Club 2: Council of r rbare 4; Sr. Vincent dc Paul Society 1 . St. John Bcrchman's Sodality I; Sta ;e Crew 4. Edward S. Df.rmody, B.S. Damascus High rjDWARD S. Dirmody of Cochccton, New York; it sounds sedate, and it is. ■' It is only fair to say that he is better known as "Eddie.” However, under such will he live and die. "Eddie” came to us with the background of staid old New York and Damascus High School, and we feel sure that the staidness has remained despite his collegiate years here at the University. The staidness clearly distinguishes him, making him a refreshing personality in an unstable world. Credit must be given "Eddie” for his ability to make text books parade by and leave their knowledge with him, for his academic ranks have always been worthy of commendation. The same is true at social affairs, only instead of a parade of texts, it has been a feminine procession. Women have always held his interest in a vague way but no woman has been able to stake a permanent claim upon his heart. As an ardent advocate of all campus activities, "Ed" has been a most valuable man and so, with his four years of University life completed, he has built an excellent foundation for his business career. One 11 unJi eJ TuoEdward P., A.H. Regis 1 ligh Council of Debate 4. SuJaluy 1. 2. 3. 4. Imo-Claw Bivrh.ill 3. A resident of Long Island, Mr. Edward I . Dolan brought to Eordham a clever and capable mind, an ability to make and keep friends, and an athletic inclination. Although "Ed” gave a good account of himself in all his classes, we will always remember him for his work in Business Administration, at which subject he was especially adept. Time and again when a classmate, unmindful of the flight of time, had failed to bring in a completed problem on the day assigned, "Ed” could be found helping the negligent student and seeing that Mr. Smith and Mr. Jones had the correct debit or credit balances in their respective accounts. Such assistance he always willingly gave, and for such his friends were most grateful. Prom all this, one might gather that Mr. Dolan was what is popularly called a "grind.” However, this is not so. Many an afternoon he spent over on the handball courts, playing with a group of friends a game for which he admits a great liking and at which he has become quire skilled. Ar other times he could be found enjoying a game of basketball or baseball, and in these sports, as in all his undertakings, he displayed a natural ability. One Hundred ThreeChjunun. Junior King CommiKM; Pionoicr I.c4kuc of die Srucd Hear: ; Cl«ts Rcpicscmaiivc 3. Mendel Club 2 . Chemises' Club : Sodality 1; MAROON STAFF John J. Dolce, B.S. Fordham Prep. John is another of our budding physicians. He has braved the perils of an arduous course in chemistry and biology with flying colors. Although he has devoted equally as much time to extra-curricular activities, he has found leisure enough to establish himself as one of our experts at the royal game of bridge, and to win for himself a unique position in the incidentals of college life; for John is our authority on all matters. Whenever there is a dispute in any subject, he is ever ready to render a decision which, perhaps, may be incorrect due to his lack of information, but, nevertheless, is invariably accepted as "Le dernier cri.” In all, truth, however, he is rarely uninformed because John has the habit of knowing what he is talking about, be it biology or the latest rule in "contract.” John, upon his graduation from Fordham, plans to enter Dental School, where the merry tinkle of test tubes will complete his work for his degree in Dentistry. One HunJieJ lourJohn A. Donahue, |k., A.B. Newburgh Academy 1i our philosophy could reconcile a belief in the transmigration of souls, wc would maintain with certainty that "J. A.” had lived and moved in every successive age since the beginning of time, for he seems to be personally acquainted with every great character that has shown himself or herself to be of historical importance. "Jack’s” store of anecdotes was inexhaustible and made him a pleasant companion at the dinner table or on a long walk. He was the perfect gentleman in every word and action, and the greatness ol his periphery was a negative quantity in comparison with the greatness of his magnanimity. Medicine has beckoned to him and he has answered, raking with him the characteristics of perseverance, application and the sound philosophy that have marked him as a student. We shall remember you, "Jack,” as the interesting historian, and feel sure that in the years to come we shall yield to the temptation to ascend the hilly streets of Newburgh, interrupt your office hours, distract you from your thoughts of peristaltic to peripatetic action, and have another good talk and long walk. One HunJt eJ FrieRobert M. Donohue, A.B. Fordham Prep. In portraying the character of a man who is gifted with a multiplicity of the best qualities, it is exceedingly difficult to find a point from which to begin. Never can we remember a day when Bob’s gift of words or cheery manner have failed to make a staunch friend of the most casual acquaintance. How we longed for his humor at lunch time! Always on hand with a lively anecdote, "Bob” refused to take any situation seriously. His talent, however, was not limited to his wit. His ability as an athlete is well known. In our gym days, he would start off with handball, ready to challenge the winners, then step on to the basketball court and garner further glory. The ease, accuracy, and precision with which he conducted himself in athletic endeavor will rest in the memory of those who knew him for many a long day. To round off his character we look to studies. Always a keen student, the facility with which he assimilated studies allowed him considerable leisure for the lighter things of life. When that glorious mid-June day arrives, Fordham will have lost a steadfast and respected son. One Unwind SixJohn J. Duffy, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Ii there is such a thing as the "Elixir of Life” then "Jack” must have steeped himself in its cups to his heart’s content. Else how can we explain that everpresent smile, jovial spirit and irrepressible vitality? And beneath this beaming countenance lies a sound mind and a warm heart. Duff” is a man of many moods. As a scholar, we arc mystified by the apparent case and facility with which he more than makes the grade. As a man of affairs, we admire his taste and envy his luck (or is it technique). And as a sports fan, we just sit back and listen. Here is a rabid enthusiast of all sports from tiddlc-dc-winks up the line, with the exception of baseball. He’s an addict of that. His choice of a profession brings us a feeling of satisfaction and joy. Now we can sit in the dentist's chair and be sure he’s pulling the right tooth. For "Jack” always does the right thing at the right time. So long "Duff.” See you at "Ebbcts.” One Hnndted SerenFreshman One Act Plays. Sodality I. 2, 3. 4 ; Hjnd I. 2. 3. 4, Drum Ma|Or 3. 4. Glee Club 2. 3. 4. Board « t Directors 4: French Club I. 2. Get-man Club 3. 4 Council of Debate 4 Harvester Club 4. Interclass Teams 1. 2. William A. Dunn, A.B. Xavier High W’Qill” is the call, dark, quiet type—hue quiet only until .i little joviality gets JLJ under way. As a member ol the "squadron” (a group of Fordham’s finest who dubbed Bill "the long man”) he contributed his bit towards the enjoyment of many pleasant trips made to Boston, Worcester and Philadelphia. Perhaps the last-named trip in some way influenced the choice of Koscmont as his favorite girls’ college. There’s a story in it. gentlemen! His social activities were matched only by bis accomplishments on campus. Language Clubs, Debating, Glee Club and the Band, before which his white shako and baton used to swing rhythmically down the field—all felt the benefit of his participation. A councilor during summer months, "Bill’s” preference runs to the Italian operas, the Irish playwrights and the English poets. He secretly holds the opinion that all bridge players should be shot; and that Fordham should have fewer students and more conviviality. A good fellow and a loyal Fordhamite, "Bill’s” is a friendship that never loses its warmth. One UmiJteJ Fig )!New Jcivcy C lub I, 2, 3. I ; Spanish C.iub I, 2, 3. I. Short Story Guild I. Francis H. Eberling, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. The continued concentration that betokens the true man of study has left its imprint indelibly upon "Eb.” Behind his faithful pipe, and with knowing smile, he has sat in judgment for four years as the stream of college life has passed before his feet. An ardent student of literature in its many and diverse forms, he has acquired an ease of expression both of tongue and pen that marks him as a truly cultured gentleman. "Eb” is an outstanding student in every respect, but philosophy and English arc the branches of study in which he has shown marked proficiency. In manifesting his friendliness he is the same to all, shunning partiality as an evil to be avoided. Reading is "Eb’s” principal free-time occupation, particularly drama and poetry. After graduation, Frank will most probably teach, and continue with graduate work. His genial mien should prove as inspiring and edifying to his future students as it has to all who have associated with him at college. One Hundred SineSpanish Club 1; Sodality 1, 2, 3. I. Football I. Basketball I. Intcul.i%s Basketball 2, J; Freshman One-Au Plays; Glee Club Bind . 4 Hai-vester Club 4. John E. Edwards, A.B. Regis High TOHNNY” is a typical lordham man, generous, steadfast, friendly—a boon J companion to all. He is the pleasant, agreeable sort, always alert and cheerful, and he seems to adhere to the old adage that "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” He has attained that enviable secret of applying himself to his studies without making it savor of drudgery, and seems to enjoy it greatly. With a deep interest in all I'ordham endeavors, he has established himself as one of her most loyal supporters. I Ic might be found almost any time in the "Rcc” room, surrounded by a host of friends, discussing everything from the latest theory on cosmic radiation to the contributions of Tin Pan Alley. "Johnny’s” favorite diversion is music; and he is one of her very accomplished devotees. A member of the Glee Club and the band, he still finds time to devote to a number of outside dance bands, and his reputation in this field is extensive. One Hundred TenSodality I, 2, 3. I Council of Dc bate 5. I. Sccrcuiy 4 Varsity Cross-Country 2. 3. Varsity Tennis 2. 3. 4. Captain -I Varsity Play 2. German Club 2. 3. 4. President 4; Brooklyn-Long Island Club 2, 3, 4. Laurence C Ehrhardt, A.B. Xavier High Orator, student, harrier, tennis player extraordinary; tall, dark, with boyish features illuminated by a brilliant smile, singles out the "Larry” we know. He coyly admits a fondness for the poetry of Catullus, and a weakness for the artistry ol Michelangelo; a predilection for the Bard ol Avon and an inclination toward the imaginative style of Stevenson. Individualistic, indeed, is he in his praise for the inimitable Zasu Pitts and the finished touch of the elder Barrymore. His ardor for things Teutonic was manifest in his leadership of the German Club. A resonant voice, coupled with the intellectual asset of keen logic, made "Larry” more than an ordinary debater. Numerous, indeed, were the occasions upon which the flying spikes of our friend tore turf from the cross-country course at Van Cortlandt. And again, on the tennis court, in varsity competition, he enthusiastically upheld the Maroon with characteristic success. Despite the fact, as he himself admits, that he has the inordinate tendency of opening his mouth and putting his foot in it, still we are confident that this habit will neither shatter our optimism nor jeopardize his own chances in the future. One H ur. died Eli tenBrooklyn Long Island Club 1, 2. $. 4 ; Band I, 2. J. 4 : Sodality I. 2, 3. 4 ; Interchip Baseball 2. 3. 4; Intcrclass Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4. PETfR JOHN Emsi if.! What could be more logical than ilt.u lie should be known as "Pete?” Of "Pete” we can only say that he is a notable example of the saying that "still waters run deep.” Judging by his extra-curricular activities. "Pete" paid strict attention to business, but, in those activities in which he did take part, he was reliable and helpful. Being of a retiring disposition, his talents went unknown, but his apparent lassitude covered a sagacity of human judgment that was uncanny. His light was not always "hidden under a bushel,” but kept discreetly within hit own fertile brain until the situation confronting him had become intolerable. Then lie could be counted upon to contribute some potent analysis that made all previous discussion seem trivial and foolish. Thus for four years lie has moved calmly and serenely among us, so quietly and self -sufficiently that very few realized Ins worth. Our Peter is as secretive as his aspirations, for we arc ignorant of them even after the many events which he has combined with four years at the University. Peter J. Emslie, B.S. Newtown High One llunJted Club I. 2. . 4; .loilaliiy l. 2. J. 4: Mendel Club 2: Chemise i' Club 2. i. 4. Thomas J. English, ii.S. Greenwich High Someone has said that a true sportsman is always a good friend. Tom is undoubtedly both. He seems to carry with him the freshness and sparkle of the wind-swept sea. of which he is so fond. It is precisely these qualities that make him distinctive, and which bring to him many friends whom he holds by his frank and cheerful disposition. He is a boating enthusiast of the first order. In outboard motor competition on the Hudson River and the Atlantic seaboard he has been awarded many a prize in Class "B” competition. Tom is a good sport—a true follower of the salty sea, which seems to have rolled into his mind a philosophy of life that any man might envy. He takes things as they come, applying all his energies to the task at hand. Never morose, he is a sure cure for the "blues.” Tom is entering the business world. That he will be highly successful, we have no doubt, for he has clearly shown his capabilities during the four years he has spent at I;ordham. One Hundred ThirteenParchcnian Sodality I. 2. . 4. Secretary 1; Assistant Manager baseball 1. 2; Track I. James L. Farrell, A.B. St. Francis Academy WEDNESDAY morning may dawn bleak and cold but undauntedly "Jim” will be at bis appointed post distributing those precious bits of pasteboard to the members of the Parthenian Sodality. "Jim’s” connection with this highly commendable organization is indicative of his outstanding characteristic, loyalty, be it to his school, native clime, or friends. To those who loudly proclaim the influence of environment on one’s beliefs and ideas wc offer "Jim” as a bit of objective evidence. I failing from that perplexing complexity of avenues known as Brooklyn, he staunchly upholds all that a good Brooklynite would be expected to defend, particularly the Democratic party and the Brooklyn Dodgers.” The latter have often caused him not a little embarrassment, but never did he waver from bis self-imposed duty of expressing his loyalty tor them and his faith in their ability. Baseball claims "Jim” as an active participant as well as a keen observer for it is bis favorite pastime when not reading detective stories. We doubt that "Jim” will change much in the coming years, for we feel that in the future lie will be an exemplar of the well-balanced man, who will have won for himself a lucrative position in the commercial world. One Hundred Fourteen Mimes ar.d Mummers 2, 3. I; Stage Crew I, 2. 3. 4. Technician 3. 4; Vigilance Committee. Acsisum Cliaii nun Rule Comm-iree; Mendel Club 2. Secretary 2: Class Representative 1, 2. Louis J. Fazio, B.S. Yonkers High Music and voices and the noise of the audience dwindle, then echo away to nothing in the darkness of the auditorium. Lights flash and die. And then from the gloom of the wings the actors appear and the play is on. And the man behind the scenes and lights is none other than Lou, our stage technician, working diligently and conscientiously for the success of the play. He is one of our most esteemed students, of a carefree nature, he invariably bolsters up his friends, no matter how blue they may be, for he has a quality of happiness that pierces the blackest cloud. 1 Iis interest in life is medicine and he hopes some day to be a great physician, lie has already delved into a great many medical books, searching for facts and knowledge; and whenever a discussion arises his opinions and views arc both logical and interesting. In the future when we hear of Doctor Fa io we know Lou will have succeeded. One Hundred Fifteenr.-cniJi Club I A distant Manager ««f Haschall I. 2 . Manage; of Ficslunan bauhall b. M wager of baseball 4. Student Athletic Council 3. 4 : Sociality l MAROON Start. John M. Feldhaus, A.B. Pelham Memorial High Way back in the fruitful years of ’29 a pleasant-looking little chap wandered up the winding path rhat leads to Old Rose Hill. Soon we began to know each other, and to like Johnny, who was always a good listener, congenial, sociable, talking very little, but now and then giving out a few sentences which proved his intelligence. Then spring came to us Frosh. Johnny aspired to the position of baseball manager, so he joined the ranks of the assistant managers. While we all had spring fever, he was first chasing fouls and far distant flics, then toting a bat bag almost his own size, but he was not to be denied, lie had set a definite goal to be attained, and while others with less light fell by the wayside, his strong determination finally brought him his reward. And so this little fellow, who has actually grown up among us, has learned that with proper determination any desire can be fulfilled, and so will leave well fortified to wage the struggle of life. One ituudted SixteenFrancis G. Fisher, A.15. White Plains High 4 T“»rank” is an argument in himself. He is one of the most convincing proofs JHwe know for the many popular platitudes on personality. If he is not the first cause for "The man with the Smile” and "he will succeed,” we do not know who is. Not that he is dashing, for he is quiet; not that he is given to many words, for his speech is well controlled; not that he is hilarious, for we know him best by his winsome smile, but because his presence is engaging and always charming we say that "Frank” is worth while and that he will succeed. Two memories of him will always remain with us—first, his skill and sportsmanship on the basketball courr; secondly, his ability at solving cryptograms. It seems that "Frank” considered that some form of mental setting-up exercises should be performed before starting the serious work of class periods. So he chose to solve cryptograms daily before class. We are sure that his pleasant and quiet manner will continue to attract others to his companionship as it has at Fordham. One HunduJ SeventeenFreshman Baseball. Chemises' Club 2. tennis Tournament; Sociality •; MAROON Start. James C. Fisher, A.B. White Plains High A glance at the robust build of this quiet but not at all grave lad would tell you that surely here is one who loves the out-of-doors. And singularly enough, that very glance would open the nearest approach to "Jim” himself. For, first of all, he is an athlete, an all-around athlete. In the tournament this year he showed himself to be a fine tennis player, and he can "hold his own” in baseball and basketball. But "Jim” has not confined himself to physical diversion. No, he has found in the out-of-doors a stimulus for thought. He has made a study of nature. This is his second accomplishment. And when he speaks about the habits of animals, or the formation of rocks, which he has observed in New Hampshire, he is most interesting. A quiet manner is a characteristic of "Jim” and to one who has known him, it is his greatest. It is the source of a true friendship, true because unfailing. "Jim” is, indeed, a gentleman, a scholar and a rare wit. One Hundred EighteenAnthony W. Fitzgerald, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. A GREAT man of languages is "Tony.” His mastery of Spanish and Latin gives him a gentility which everyone remarks; he has dabbled in French and Greek, too. Action and precision of routine are qualities which raise "Fritz” from the mass. Extensive tours of the whole United States render him a most entertaining conversationalist, but his tendency to be "on the go" has deprived us of many hours of pleasant talks with him. Swimming and basketball keep him in good form, and lie relaxes his extraordinarily analytic mind at the card table, and in talks with his associates. Every nerve of "Tony’s” being vibrates with the tingle of battle with all life’s obstacles; and he always wins. A combination of modesty and love of accomplishment give him a silence regarding himself and his ways which enhance his personality the more. Keen mind and a smooth mental disposition make him a perfect teacher, and will carry him to success in the classroom. One Hundred NineteenSodality 1. 2. 3: Freshman Baseball; linen lass Baseball 2, 4. Imcrcl.m Basketball 1, 2. John P. Fitzgerai.d, A.B. Xavier High John, born to an uncommon courtesy and grace, has been our model of correctness in a college man. With a sparkling personality that gained him the immediate friendship of all, he combined sound sense, good taste, and social dexterity. Whether in the classroom, on the athletic diamond, or the dance floor, he was forever trailing some one of his friends and engaging in riotous repartee. Gifted with the greatest sense of humor, he rarely let it affect his more serious efforts. Is it any wonder that he came into our midst to be welcomed and appreciated by all his classmates? It is our contention that John will live in memory wherever Fordham men foregather, and will have the best wishes of his classmates to accompany him through life. An impression such as he has made among us is not easily to be forgotten by the passage of time, nor can such loyalty and ideals be relegated to oblivion. One Hundred Tu eniy Chemists Club 2. 3. •( . Rcioic }. 4. Editor 4. Ride 1. 2. 3. 4. Cap-t.iiti 3. Officers’ Club 3. -I, Secrenry s; Mendel Club 2, Vice-President 2; Stage Crew I. 2. Mimes and Mam-mers 3. 4. Edward J. Flanagan, B.S. Dickinson High Once upon a time, in the year of 1929, a young Lochinvar dashed from the plains of New Jersey to seek his fortune in a foreign world. Skirmishing through upper Manhattan, he sighted Fordham University and strode up to its portals. Influenced by Ins great personality and determination, in conjunction with his ancestry, he was allowed into the main wing of Castle Fordham. Young "Ed” soon made himself known and respected by all and after a year of successful tournaments and jousts with the different subjects, emerged a victorious youth. Concentrating on chemistry, he could always be found in the L.ab with his bases, salts and other such things, the names of which we have forgotten since we left chemistry apparently years ago. There is only one thing that can take "Eddie,” besides the necessity of eating and sleeping. He is a member of the Rifle Association and in the Spring and Fall he steals furtively out of the Lab to shoot, when he should be watching some reaction or other. Yet. withal, he is a well-rounded student and with his undergraduate days completed, he faces the world well equipped. One Ihnuited Ttreaty-oneSodality 1. 2. 3. I: Hughes Debating Society l. 2; Vigilance Committee; Sophomore Kinque: Committee; Rules Committee; Intcrclass Athletics; Coun-1.1 of Debate 3. I; Harvester Club 1, 2, 3. -f. Secretary 4; Spanish Club; One-Act Plays 1. 4. Gerald J. Flynn, A.B. Regis High Handsome as a film actor with the physique of a halfback, "Jerry’s” person is enhanced by a shock of wavy brown hair and a pair of twinkling brown eyes, alive with the sparkle of Gaelic humor. He is rather indifferent to the charm of the fair sex and many a feminine heart has thumped in vain. To the question of his preference in such matters he merely answers,—"Nice." There is an impulsive warmth in his handclasp which has earned him hosts of friends, among whom all are proud to be included. Sensitive by nature and sincere in his associations, we find him balanced with a carefree nonchalance, with which he deftly tosses off the ever too oppressive cares of the world. Those who pick him for the butt of their quips usually are forced to retire and seek shelter, as "Jerry’s” "repartee" is brilliant, flashing and to the point. He intends to take up the study of law. We sympathize with opposing counsel when "Jerry" rises for his client. One Hundred Twenty-twoMendel Club I. 2. 5. 4; Olfucrs Club i, 4: Italian Club I, 2, $. 4. Francis A. Formica, B.S. Sr. Mary’s High We do not sec much of Frank, for he is a busy man, although lie is still a student. Somehow, we don't know who once said, "That man who has the greatest amount of work to do is always the one who helps another.” How well this applies to Frank! You can always interrupt him without offending, and he will always give attention and help. How often we have come to him to ask anything, from the formula of water, to the end point of phenolphthalein! I low often wc have taken his explanations and proofs and made them our own! Everyone envies Frank Ins keen mind and quick intellect, hut no one would ever want to sec him different. He has not only proven himself in his studies, but also in his determination. No matter how "tough” the going was. harder, perhaps, than anyone but he, himself, knew, Frank remained firm and that grim resoluteness of purpose brought him to the fore as always. One Hundred Twent y-threeClicmiMS C.ub 2 . SoJjlity 3. 1 . It. o T C Officers’ Club 3. ». Prcsi- «lcnt 4; Brooklyn-Lone Island Club 1. 2. 5. 4 ; MAROON Star!. William H. Francke, A.B. Erasmus Hall High Should you chance to visit the Fordham campus early of a Wednesday afternoon, you would see marching along the brick paved road of the University a smart and well-trained battery of the R. O. T. C., Old Rose Hill Division, and at us head you would behold a tall, well-built youth, snappy in military appearance, striding with an case born of precision. Captain "Rill” I'ranckc and his command go by. "El Capitan” is a likable fellow and a staunch ally of those who can boast Ins friendship. Lively, husky, and unpretentious, he finds in life a warmth and delight which all of us can appreciate, yet few realize. Like I Iorace. he loves the simple existence and hopes some day to build a little farm in the rustic beauty of Upstate New York and there raise a family in peace and comfort, far from the din and rush of the city. To attain this happy goal he intends to devote himself to the practice of law, and, judging his future success by his present capacity for debate, we feel sure that that little farm in the up-country will soon be a realization and not a fancy for "Bill.” One Hundred Tireniy-fonrCl emisij Club 3. 4; Massachusetts Club 1. 2. 3. 4 . Harvester Club 4. Francis G. Gamble, B.S. New Bedford High Here is a gentleman who took no great part in extra-curricular activities; yet we were quite aware he was here because of his unique personality. Some of us would have liked to become better acquainted with him, sensing the tine intellect that lay behind his reserve; but somehow our time was taken up with more accessible, if less valuable, people, and the years slipped by without giving us a chance to tind out more about this elusive gentleman. We mentioned his unique personality; it lies in this. Frank is a lover of "Kilmer,” but he specialized in chemistry. He has assiduously attended chemistry lectures, but delighted in the theatre. In his Freshman year he offered a one-act play for the contest. Such a well-rounded man is an exception, and a most valuable asset to the class. Then, too, he has a vast reportorial knowledge, being crammed full of interesting facts gathered from inexplicable sources. We believe that herein lies the key to the understanding of Frank’s character. One Hundred Twenty-fiveCharles J. Garbarini, A.B. Fordham Prep. Back in our Freshman year it seemed very unlikely that in our number was one with the aspirations of being a future defender of law. However, now it takes but hall a myopic eye to see in Charles the signs of a successful barrister. In addition to this outward demeanor, he has developed an industrious habit which would be a valuable asset to any man. At the same time, he has cultivated the friendship of most of the class by his utter frankness and sincerity. Yet, curiously enough, there arc very few who can say they know him well, for behind his openness and friendliness there is a rich mind and an individuality that few but a chosen company have been able to thoroughly appreciate. In a moment of weakness, he divulged that he aspires to a judgeship. This is indeed a laudable ambition and thoroughly compatible with his personality. Note the appraising eve and the jowl that are said to go with jurisprudence. Think of the hearts that will skip a beat as he flashes the one and shakes the other, pronouncing the sentence—"Thirty Days!” One Hundred Tuenty-sixJohn G. Garbarini, A.B. Xavier High Johnny i ihe epitome of simplicity and energy. His years at Fordham have sobered liis enthusiastic disposition to one of quiet power which now runs smoothly through all his difficulties. Time has shown us his development from the effervescent athlete of high school to the finished man of thought. Yet he stdl favors the more strenuous sports—basketball and football—and likes his golf, when he is not thinking deeply over philosophy or chemistry. Here is an example for those who would be serious students, for John is not one who skims the surface of things. Mental explorations are a past art with this man, whose modesty underrates his own ability in the fields of thought. His sense of duty will some day produce a hero, for John is the kind who. if one cent is due, tries to make good with two. Yes. indeed, we can rely on Dr. Garbarini to come to us in our sickness, and scrupulously perform his duty. The natural modesty, absence of self-assertiveness, and geniality of his character give John the right to be called "mild as a lamb.” One Twenty-sevenConiuvciiu! Club 1. 2. S. 4. R. O. I i Officers Club 5,4; Panhcnian Sodality I, 2, 5. 4; S«. Vincent ic Paul Society I. Chemists Club 2; Council o! Debate 5. MAROON Stall Albert A. Garofalo, A.B. Fairfield High Here is a man to whom we reluctantly bid "au revoir.” For those of us who know him cherish "A” as a real friend. lie is a perfect gentleman at all times and an ever-willing personality to both faculty and friends. For three years he has carefully chosen his comrades and contented himself with their company. Yet he is essentially individualistic, having his own ideas, practices and beliefs. "Al” stands by himself in many arguments and is always well able to uphold his side. Then, too, he is sensitive, apologetic and, above all, has a conscience. On the campus he plays an unassuming n »le, yet his presence is felt in many activities by his constructive suggestions, especially in the Connecticut Club and Officers Club. We are especially indebted to him because, as subscription manager of the Maroon. '‘Al” has been most instrumental in the Business Department. All in all, he has been a scholar and a gentleman—a gentleman most of all because he has been hospitable and entertaining—room, clothes and tales of experience. One Hundted Twenty-eightJoseph S. Genovese, B.S. Bushwick High toyful Jot” he might well be called, for few there are who have managed tJ to have so completely delightful a time at college as "Joe.” New Rochelle tea dances, Glee Club concerts, lordham dances, all have been graced by his beaming presence and been made more pleasurable for it. Yet these social functions have never been permitted to take undue precedence over his class work. An ardent student of military affairs, the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps has occupied no small part of his time at school. His square jaw, his keen eye, his erect bearing, so well suited to the military uniform, have earned for "Joe” the title of "Colonel” among his associates. Though, truth to tell, most of "Colonel Joe’s” work as a leader of men has been in the daily taxicab parade of the "French Poileaus” from Paris across Fordham Road. He was always right out in front. His cheerful character has done much to make our years at Ford-ham pleasant; and we look forward to a continuance of "Joe’s” friendship in the ranks of the Alumni. One Hundred Twenty-nineFiCsImun BjseSall. Varsity Baieball a. I ; Freshman Football. Varsity Football 2; Connecticut Club I. 2. 3. 4 Italian Club 3. 4. I’artbcnian Sodality 4. St John Ber. liman's Sodality 3. 4. Joseph M. Giacondino, B.S. Derby High Nothing gives more complete pleasure than the intimate friendship of a man who is absolutely without pose or sham, who is sincere, frank, and real in all he docs. Perhaps this is why "Jack's crowd” always seem to be getting such a great deal of pleasure from all they do. For it is exactly that kind of friendship that they find in "Jack.” Cool, level-headed, and possessed of a quiet and unassuming self-confidence, it has been a pleasure to know him and to be associated with him in class and in our outside activities at Fordham. We cannot but feel a deep regret that this pleasant association is now to be curtailed. Yet we have the consolation of the knowledge that wherever friends ol Fordham may meet in the future there we may hope to find the always loyal “Jack.” May you go on, "Jack,” nuking friends, creating happiness about you and attaining your ends quietly but effectively, as you have always done at Fordham. One Hundred TbntyPirthtriin Sodality I. 2. 3. 4 : Stage Crew I. 2. 3. 4 ; Brojklyn-LonK Island Club 1. 2. 3. 4; Mimes and Mummer' 2. 3. 4, Seactary 3; MAROON Start. Thomas M. Gilmartin, A.B. East I lampion High Ti11 sun never sets where "Tom” presides, for his cheery disposition immediately dispels any clouds that may chance to gather. He is above all things a man’s inan, font! of the social side of life as well as the scholastic. "Tom’s” greatest pride is being known merely as "one of the fellows.” Successful in all Ins studies, his natural inclination is toward the realms of philosophy and history; lus love of history is indicated by the fact that he "sat in" at a course in European history just for pleasure. His literary pursuits arc confined to historical novels and biographies, with a hair-raising mystery for diversion. Modesty overcame "Tom” when asked his favorite physical pastime, but from his four years of activity with the B. I.. I. we make bold to say that it is dancing. No definite plan of occupation has been formulated by him as his life's work, but indications are that "Tom” will elect business. One Hundred Thirty oneWilliam M. Gregory, B.S. Chicopee High Kindness toward everyone has marked "Greg” through his four years. 11 is evcr-rcady smile and pleasant greeting were bestowed on all with whom he came in contact. He is another outstanding example of the pure science student who has balanced and broadened his research by a close study of literature. Although "Greg’s” favorite study is biology, his spare time is occupied in browsing among the English classicists. An objective to be gained, he believes, is the strongest stimulus to success, provided that perseverance in gaining that objective is tenaciously observed. "The undergraduate who organizes his work and utilizes his leisure hours profitably constructs the best foundation for his future life,” is another of his maxims. He is an ardent follower of politics and prefers it as a field of endeavor second only to medicine, the profession of his choice. After acquiring his medical degree, "Greg” hopes to engage in general practice. If his personality is an indication of his future, then we are assured that his worth to the medical profession will In- inestimable. One Hur.JtcJ Thirty-tuoImm.KuIjic O.'niCj’don S xJalicy 4 I K:ng CormuKc- s Vigilance iii Riiuec; Editor-in-Cliict MAROON. Ambrose J. Hartnett, A.B. Iona Prep. Tht tropical sea—calm, peaceful, smoothly flowing on—so it appears; yet wc, who know not its power and majesty, sense the salient strength that lies hidden beneath a placid surface for wc have among us one not unlike this sea. Quietly he moved within our group, keeping concealed under a tranquil surface his forccfulness. Frequently, for hours he was the center of a circle of enthralled listeners, relating tales of adventure and pleasure in his beloved South Seas. An intense lover of the sea, he exemplifies its finest qualities. Scrupulously honest, ever decent, Ambv is endowed with that powerful ability to move others to accomplishment through his own admirable and likeable personality. 1 le was born to command and his men will ever be loyal to him. Amby is that kind as his editorship of this MAROON amply testifies. ''Skipper” is practical but at the same time very noticeably a dreamer of four masted schooners. Southern atolls and adventures on the main. But this is not unbecoming him as he has been sailing his own craft for years and plans to conduct his own shipping business after graduation. Ambitious, in his spare time he will edge in the study of law. "Skipper’s” star is already shining over the dark blue waters he loves so well. Long will it glow and ever grow brighter. One Hundred Thirty-threeRichard G. Hartnett, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. Dick is a solid little nun. He intends to follow the teaching profession, and lus prepared himself well by reading much. Books which are proportionally larger than himself are his favorites, especially the ponderous works of Scott, lie enjoys walking and is an engaging conversationalist If you would care to learn the favorite ot "Dick’s” diversified amusements, you must ask the man himself. It would be difficult to find a more indefatigable worker than Richard; he will prove successful as a graduate research worker. He is the quintessence of nonchalance and life holds no surprises for him. His years at college have given him all that he anticipated. Self-knowledge and the correct estimate of one’s capabilities, he believes, are necessary adjuncts in one’s undergraduate years. His desire to become a valuable educator will undoubtedly be fulfilled if he inculcates in others the sound principles which have actuated him while in our midst. One Hu tubed T hitiyfoutSod.«lity 1. 2. 3. «• IV-bjic 3. 4. Historian 4: Clttmiiis' Club Thomas J. Harvey, A.B. Xavier Prep. npo. i," one of our youngest in years, is one of our oldest in accomplishment. X. Past master of the humanities, he took but one year, Junior, to become master of public speaking. We may call him Quintilian’s ideal orator—sound in religion, firm of conviction, Spartan in his Ethics—this youth is to he sincerely admired. And, lest he appear to be too serious a person. "Tom” is a practical joker who actually does not offend with his pranks. A lover of outdoor sports, with golf and basketball his favorites, he has succeeded in developing body and mind to the point of perfect proportion. He is ever conscious of ideals, which gives him a constancy, zeal, and ease which bode well for his success as a teacher. His academic pursuits are the classics, I.atin especially, as befits a man of broad vision, and a student of fundamentals. We must always remember, however, that 'Tom” is primarily a man, then a genial, sociable person—for he but uses the mind as a means to his end, perfection as a man. One Hundred Thirty-fiveEdwin A. Haverty, A.B. Fordham Prep. is a soft-spoken, quiet gentleman who lias genuine ability hidden well ■ —1' in his poise—intellectual, for when the Chemists’ Club was first organized he amazed the members by performing experiments and discussing the manner •n which the reactions occurred, in a way that only a professor could approach. "Ed” has a gifted personality and such a jovial countenance that we were often mistaken in thinking that he was not serious—but with a smile, this man can be reallv deep in his talks. The art of expressing himself is natural to "Ed.” I lis exploits in the Council of Debate show that he is not only a serious thinker, but an interesting talker. Then, too. he is always well versed in current events, and his favorite academic field is science. He is a follower of the sports in his own way, and is by no means unpopular in the social life—and his popularity is explained by his modesty and good humor. He contemplates the study of medicine, for which his aptitude for logical thought is another excellent qualification. One Hundred Thirty-six AihleiK Association Secretary -I . Connecticut Club 1. 2. 3. 4. Dance Cotn-niitcec 2. 3. Chairman o( Duihc Committee 4. St. Joint betchnuu's Sodality J. 4 . Partltcnian Sodality I. 2. 3- Michael C. Hayes, B.S. Central High Ty jTikf” is, to us, the embodiment of all the qualities which should repose in -L.VJL the polished gentleman. His sunny smile and ready wit have done much to endear him to his classmates, and to bring him victory in many a class election. In class, an eager and capable student whose keen mind carries him to the very heart of a problem, his scholarship has been unquestioned. In his social life, that happy disposition has made him a universal favorite whose cheerful personality has caused many a feminine heart to beat a little faster. With such a winning personality we know that "Mike” cannot fail to achieve success in whatever field he may enter and so we look with complete confidence to his future accomplishments. It is, however, with a feeling of regret that we bid him "Adieu,” for his companionship has come to mean much to us at Fordham. But we know that wherever Fordham men gather, there we can expect to find the cvcr-loyal "Mike.” One Hundred Thirty-terenJohn B. Head, A.B. Iona Prep. Neat in appearance and mild of manner, "Jack” came to us in Junior irom Georgetown University and it was not many hours before he was admitted to the choicest of our friendships. Always ready with a display of clever wit and an ability for perceiving the humor in a situation, he is a welcome addition to any group which seeks outlet from the severe and formal. In the old cafeteria at noon hour he held sway in an element of fun and jest. Taking up arguments in ethics and psychology he soon interpreted them in terms of the ridiculous which were calculated to bring forth a round of laughter from his cver-attentive audience. Having conic under the benign influence oi a fellow classmate of yachting tendency, "Jack” has decided to abandon any lucrative quests of urban character and, instead, to follow the wild call of the sea. sloping decks, and wind-filled canvas. One Hlimited Tbit a.eightGerald L. Healv, A.B. Fordham Prep. Sp. imh Club. I. 2: Ffc'lirnjii Ha r-bull; I mere lass baseball 2. J; lmcr-cIjss Biskcikill ; Vipilancc Commit-tee: Sodality I. J. J. I. Council ol Debate 4 ; Harvester Club 4. TERRY" has gone about in our midst for four years, unobtrusively making tl Iriends and establishing himself. His ever-present smile and cheerful demeanor bring forth these qualities in his associates. Always willing to help anyone he can, we find beneath a calm exterior true manifestation of the superior qualities of kinship and depth of character. Coming from the "Prep," where his friends are numerous and where his ability and dependability gained him an enviable reputation, he more than lived up to all reports that preceded his arrival. A studious disposition and keen mentality have continually given him high honors, yet his natural reticence has kept him from proffering his scholastic accomplishments as objects of praise. "Jem's” friendship and help, we arc sure, will be a treasure and solace in our future days, as we have always found them to be on many occasions in the past. Oni Hundred Thirty-nineMon Si ary Guild; Swimming l ' Kjin'- $uH 1 . Imcrdass basketball I. 2. Ghcmiso Glub 2 : Sodality 1. 2. 4. Frenih Gliib I. 2. 5. 4. "Ford-ham-France" 2. 3. 4 MAROON Staff. John F. Heffernan, A.B. Cathedral High JOHN is open-minded, practical, and believes in meeting his fellow man on the basis of equality rather than as a study in psychology. 1 Ie prefers history to all other studies and would rather read a good novel in his spare lime than do anything else. Swimming is his favorite athletic sport, and in this he himself is quite an accomplished expert. He is not prone to talk, nor docs he favor those who depend on the aid of others to achieve success. "Row your own boat" is his favorite motto. Another is "Success is not achieved by a formula. First be a success and then write a formula.” College, he believes, is necessary that one may acquire a basis for intellectual security and a truer appreciation of the full meaning of life. John’s greatest ambition is to travel extensively; sea faring is to be his life’s work. His love of adventure and fighting spirit will hold him in good Stead in his chosen field. Ore tJ FoilySodality 1. 2. 3. -I. lutedl;i Base-hill ?. 3. •»: Intcrclass Foothill 2. 3. IntcrcUts Basketball 2, 3. I. John B. Henrich, Jr., A.B. Fordham Prep. Genius is a birthright of some men. For others a Hashing wit, the gift of true friendship, a love of athletics are set apart as individual characteristics. Combine, you must, all these qualities if you would really know John B. Review, if you will, the scholastic records; to John goes the unique distinction of being one of the most consistently brilliant students of the Senior Class. Each new subject, each new course made more secure his claim to intellectual leadership. Psychology, his favorite study, was a Held of battle for John’s intellectual weapons and no military leader ever used his troops more advantageously. The "skirmishes” in the weekly psych, groups gave mute warnings of his concealed forces waiting for the "Big Push.” yet ready at a moment’s notice. The final exams with trumpet-like clarity proclaimed him "Imperator Invictus.” The interclass sports contests furnished abundant evidence of his "Corpus Sanum.” The Autumn days knew him as a capable field-general in many a stubborn game of football; in Spring, his teammates never worried about "keystone” plays. One Hundred forty oneSodality l. 2, S. 1. Council of Debate }. 4 Brooklyn-Lon,; I'l.ind Club 4. 4. IXin.c O mmi iec I Inter-.!«s |i.isehil J; MAROON' Sulf. James F. Hogan, A.B. St. Francis Academy Tall, slender, of placid demeanor, a tender smile, a friendly word, a nod of recognition and we have "Jim” as he entered the University portals four years ago. These qualities have deepened and mellowed with the years, making him a valuable friend. We know many definitions of a friend but most aptly is "Jim” described as a friend before whom we may think out loud! 1 Iis preferences mirror a tendency for the "sock and buskin.” I le hails Walter 1 lampdcn as his favorite Thespian, with I cslie I loward running a close second. J. M. Synge, fearless painter of Irish peasant life, he singles our as an ideal playwright. The simplicity and optimism of Alfred Noves finds adequate appreciation in his critical appraisal. Fordham has given him an intellectual grasp upon his faith and a sincere admiration "for the cloth.” A true philosophy of life must be constructed upon such a sound foundation and so, in parting, we hail "Jim” as the practical idealist and the staunch friend. One lluuJitJ Fofty-tunRichard B. Holland, A.B. Fordham Prep. For lour years he has been holding forth in the rcc" room, expounding his theories on this, that, and the other thing to any and all who would lend an ear. Possessed of a keen sense of humor and a vivid imagination that at times he has let run rampant, "Dutch” has been the source of many a hearty laugh on the campus. An ever-present smile and a happy-go-lucky manner have won for him a host of friends and the position of one of Fordham’s best known figures. A born politician, if ever there was one, "Dutch” has decided to follow in the footsteps of a great number of his predecessors here at Fordham and cast Ins hat into the New York political ring. With the natural equipment that is his, he should go far in this, his chosen field of endeavor. We sincerely hope that some day he will attain his life’s ambition to grace the bench in one of our courts of justice. One HunJted FotSy-lhreeBrooklyn-Long Iiland Club 1. 3. 4; Scdaluy I, 2, 3. 4. Thomas F. Horan, A.B. St. Francis Academy A century ago, Charles Lamb’s lips gave utterance to the phrase "a laugh is worth a hundred grams in any market,” and this is the concrete philosophy which "Tom,” the perfect optimist, carried into Fordham. How strictly he has adhered to this norm is manifested by the host of friends he has gathered about himself. Were we to nominate him for "Vanity Fair” we would base our nomination on his scintillating personality, exemplified in his varied moods about the University. Vet underlying his pleasant demeanor is a litterateur, little known even to his intimates. Although he evidences keen delight in the quaint portraits of Kipling, and in the charming prose of Copperfield’s creation, yet his enthusiasm for the genius of the great music masters finds expression in his tangible interpre tations on his beloved violin. Under his magical touch, the harmonies of Schubert and Grieg live again. So when the difficulties and problems of a busy world beset him, it is here his artistic spirit will emerge and help the man "carry on.” One Hundred Forty-fourCouncil of DcImic I. Sod.iluy S. -». New Jciscy Clul 2. ?. 4. Kicsitlcm •I; MAROON Staff. William F. X. Howe, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. KEEN-minded, capable, and independent "Bill” Howe has made a permanent place for himself in the affection of those whom he has favored with his friendship. With a hearty detestation of hypocrisy of any sort, he has gone his way making no concessions and currying no favor with anyone. His strong character has been the object of our admiration ever since he came to us three years ago from Holy Cross. We have always felt that his change was our gain. "Bill” lost no time in the process of orientation at Fordham. His personality and ready wit recommended him immediately as an enjoyable companion, while his executive ability made him indispensable in guiding the destinies of the Jersey Club. He took his place in our circle as the fellow who could tell a good story in a different way. If there is a place for a good man in law, then 'Bill” will fill it. Ior his great natural intelligence and penetrating legal mind, combined with sincerity and perseverance, assure him of success in any field. One II.un.ircJ Forty-fiicGlee Club 2. 3. 4. Town H.ill Com-mit(M I: Connecticut Club 1. 2, 3. •I. Vice-President 4 ; Mendel Club 2 . Chemists' Club 2. Sod.ili v 5. 2, 3. 4; St Vincent «li Paul Sneiery -I. George T. Hubbell, B.S. Derby High SOME men demand praise for their efforts, others must have their deeds written down, and a third class must have theirs scattered by the four winds. But George docsn t come under any of these groups. Quiet and forceful, he does his work, asking for nothing and seeking no glory. A glance at the list of his activities shows the amount of work he has done. The voices of his colleagues tell how he has done it. If he gets no glory he does get admiration and friendship. For no one can help but admire him and seek to share in his hidden personality. He doesn’t give his friendship easily, but when he does you can be sure it is lasting. But to us there is in him a wealth of warmth and wholeheartedness, asking to be recognized, wanting to be useful. You need only ask his aid and he will give it. We know when he is gone from I ordham he will always do his best, and always stay in there, trying. One ll inJieJ l:oit)-u Sixl.iluy I. 2. i. 4: Man liter nr hiikcrhill I. 2: Mendel Clul I. 2 5. •», Treasurer 2; Up Stare Club 2, S. I. Dunce Committee 4. J. Edward Hurijry, B.S. 11uclson I:.»lls High u” is one of those young men who choose their friends with the greatest J— care; as a consequence, his circle of acquaintances is small, and those who really know him are very few. He is quite fond of the social life anti has managed, while in the city, to see most of the worth-while things. In disposition, he is cold and aloof, but once the outer veneer is broken one could not meet a finer chap. When not pursuing wisdom he diverts himself with dancing or the theatre; he is not fond of reading. Studies, especially the sciences, hold the greatest appeal for him—his natural inclination is toward the biological sciences. "Ed” has elected to be the exception to the rule, and leaves no parting advice to the undergraduate nor any formula for success; this is in itself a stroke of genius. He has not revealed his post-graduate plans, but if we may judge by his collegiate training, his career will be in the held of medicine. One Hundred :orty-sevenThomas M. Hurley, A.13. Regis High Perhaps you, coo, have had the good fortune to meet people who successfully mask an exceedingly good nature and firm determination that knows no obstacles, beneath a quiet exterior. One cannot help but recall the oft-repeated adage, "one may silent be and teach the world great wisdom,” if one wishes to know the "Tom” who has so endeared himself to his classmen here at Fordham. A slow quizzical smile spreads over his countenance, a smile of amusement, a smile of recognition. 1 le will allow no obstacle to stand in his path of learning, even though it causes him untold hardships. Baseball and basketball claim him as their representative, and no sooner are class teams organized than "Tom” is asked to participate. But, above all. he has shown himself to be the ideal Fordham man, true to his religion as well as to his friends—rain or shine, sweltering heat or freezing cold never could succeed in keeping him away from sodality meetings or any other religious activities. We would be well pleased if we could fill out this portrait by using "Tom’s” courage, his loyalty, and his much-esteemed friendship, as a background, but space will not permit us to extol these virtues to their fullest degree. One Hundred Foriy-eigh:Ralph Imperato, B.S. Evandcr Childs High Mi-ndcl lnh 2. J; Sodality I ; Chemists' Club 3. 4; Italian Club 3. 4; Freruh Club J. I ; Imcrcluss Wise bill 3- Fi.v men have a distinctly different personality, consequently when there is occasion to meet one who has it is a genuine pleasure. Ralph has this individuality; he demonstrates a wit and a sense of humor rivaled by none. More than once he has ruined a perfectly good joke by anticipating the point. Wc might add, in speaking of repartee, that he is unique in this form of social activity and it is a foolish man who risks words with him, because he uses not only words of a recognized standard but a number of his own as well. Ralph, by the way, is something of a botanist, at least sotncf jhig of a botanist, and it is certainly worthwhile to broadcast this information, for good botanists are rare—very rare, we assure you. Testimony asserts that he knows at least four hundred species of plants by their long Latin names. However, while in pursuit of the sciences, he has at the same time been interested in the Romance languages. Titus, he has a suitable education which will erficiently equip him for his medical profession. One Hwidted Pony-nineRobert W. Jordan, A.B. Fordham Prep. In every large class there is always a number of quiet, unassuming characters who, although never emerging into the limelight, furnish the basis of the class as a whole. Hence wc are apt to forget, because they are seldom brought into out-consciousness, that those of quiet mind and sober balance arc really the backbone of the class. For four years "Bob” has traveled from Yonkers to Fordham—for four years he has cheered his classmates with his imperturbable good humor, tempered by superb quiet dignity—and for four years he has traveled back from Fordham to Yonkers. "Bob” has never let himself become well known very far beyond his own circle ol intimate friends, but these friends know him to be a perfect student and a perfect gentleman. True it is that he has never given himself over to extra-curricular activities, but a quiet philosophy of life, a determination to do things well, an energy that is dynamic, an intelligence that sees things clearly—these with a naturally likable good-fellowship have made "Bob” outstanding. One I Intuited PiftyJohn T. Keane, B.S. Regis High » • tack” has always impressed us as a man who is marked for the greatest success u in life. I lis keen intellect, his fine upstanding character, his devotion to ideals, all combine to make him what he is—a true Catholic gentleman and a real Fordham man. Such a character cannot go unrewarded. In class, his logical trend of mind has enabled him, as it will continue to enable him, to go to the heart of any problem and to reach its satisfactory solution quickly and with dispatch. As a result, he has been one of our outstanding students. Yet. it was in the more informal atmosphere of the "Rcc” Room that his sterling character really made itself evident. Groups would gather here in quiet corners to discuss any topic, from relativity to the latest novel; and "Jack’s” well-rounded knowledge and his high-mindedness always were displayed in these discussions. Our fondest good wishes go with you, "Jack.” in your quest for the success which seems so certain to be yours. One Handled Fifty-cueGeorge A. Keating, B.S. Brooklyn Prep. “Dirt” is a one-mood man—always the kindly, smiling, quiet man from U Brooklyn and Bridgeport. His hobby fits his deep thought—it is any kind of outdoor sport, with boating his favorite. ' Bert” is one of the social lights, too. He appreciates good company, where there are others like himself, who can be light with dignity, and from whom he can learn things, l or he is a genuine pursuer of human wisdom. All the lines of literature fall under his zealous eye. He follows current history and sports in his broad field of activity. George intends to enter the business world, where, we think, his internal calmness and external suavity will be a great boon to him. It is our guess that this man of observation will some day betake himself into the retirement of his boat, there to travel and meet new people. All in all, this unobtrusive Mr. Keating finds most of his real pleasure in thought and observation. One Hundred Fifty-luoWilliam C. Keaveny, A.B. (iorton High ill” is one of the literary men of the class. Coming to Fordham from the U sylvan silence of Yonkers, he immediately began to align himself with the literary organizations. His talents with the pen have manifested themselves on many occasions in the Monthly and if you ever see him without some sort of a book in his hands, it’s just an off-day. Wc admire him for his sense of humor, which is an essential requisite of all educated men. This is one of the reasons that he is welcome in any group. But there are other causes for "Bill’s” popularity. Many an otherwise indifferent afternoon has been livened by his melodic notes on the piano. That he is an accomplished artist in this line needs no further proof than the unanimous demands for his services by his enthusiastic supporters whenever an opportunity for his playing presents itself. "Bill” expects to startle the world by his future deeds. Wc have a feeling that he will, and in a manner that will bring glory to himself and his Alma Mater. One Hundred Fifty-threeSoJalitv I. 2. 3. 4; French Club 1, 3; $;. Vincent tic I’jiul Society •!. Robert E. Keegan, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Thai- perpetual smile and sole voice of "Bob’s" will be sorely missed by those of us to whom good-fellowship means something. "Bob" has a certain ease and grace of conversation which make him a sought-after person. Though not an athlete himself, "Bob" is our prize baseball statistician—a spectator at all the games he can possibly get to see. Perfectly and naturally polite anti genial, Bob’s” modesty is the only obstacle keeping him from being one of the most popular men at Fordham, for he has personality and is one of the scholarly group. I lit favorite pastimes are bridge and poker—and his liking for long walks we attribute to his tendency for deep thought. "Bob’s" character may be summed up in the phrase "quiet and deep." His extraordinary "common-sense” has been remarked as his outstanding quality. Indeed. "Bob” owes his strength of manner to the underlying keen mind. He goes further than mere observation of the world about him—he can impart to others opinions which his intimates hold as the last decision on a thing. In the classroom, his pupils will repose deep confidence in Mr. Keegan as a teacher— everyone does. One Hundred FiftyjomJacob L. Keller, A.B. Xavier High Chemists Club 1. 2. 5. 4. Retort Staff 2. 3. 4; Fotdham Dcuinhc: Kul'.utvcrcin : Sodality 4. A CHEERY smile, a merry, twinkling eye, a subtle sense of humor and a passion for anything pertaining to chemistry—these arc practically synonymous with "Jake" Keller. An ardent exponent of walking as a form of exercise, "Jake” has spent many hours with classmates in long hikes, which usually have resolved themselves into chemistry symposia with his entering into enthusiastic discussion of the latest discovery to issue from the laboratories. However, one never returned from one of these walks without having thoroughly enjoyed and profiled by it. "Jake’s” keen humor and sound common sense took care of that. Interest like his cannot long go unrewarded, and we expect soon to be reading reports of important discoveries in science and research by l)r. Keller. Jacob’s quiet countenance, with his sparkling eyes, is only the manifestation of his deep mind and genial soul, which produce the appearance, and rightly so. of a scholar and student, whose thought and spirit are not to be repressed. One Hundred Fifty-fiveJohn B. Kelley, A.B. Palmer High Of placid demeanor, a smile, a friendly word, a nod of recognition—John Kelley, as we first met him; as we’ll always remember him. A retiring disposition, quiet manner and dignified carriage serve to augment these sterling characteristics of true friendship. Yet, these qualities are very general, and because ol this fact, perhaps, we have given a false impression of John. If we have conveyed the idea that he is just an ordinary lad with a certain amount of good traits, wc have erred badly. On the contrary, lie is very distinctive. But to particularize these attributes so admirably personified in him is a task too difficult for penmen of our mediocre ability to attempt to undertake. let it suffice to be said that wc have known John for four years and wc would never want to meet a more polished gentleman, a truer friend or a more loyal son of Fordham. Go forth, John, with that same grim determination you have manifested among us and your success is assured. One Hundred l-ifty-stxThomas J. Kelly, A.B. Regis High Sodality 1, J. 4; Spanish Club 1; Class Athletics 1. 2. 3- To write about some men requires a great deal of circumlocution and evasiveness of method, coupled with a large amount ol tact, but in approaching ’ Tom” Kelly we need no such method. Here is an individual of earnest purpose, high ideals and the ability to carry them out. "Tom” does his work conscientiously and well. At the University his activities have been of opposite natures. In his Freshman year he displayed his dramatic ability by winning the Freshman Play Contest. Then, as a young Sophomore, he turned to conquer history and, in his Junior year, to economics. So, after a successful struggle with "Ely.” "Napoleon." and accounting, "Tom" budded forth—after memorizing the stock market reports—as an economist of note. But he balanced this by acquitting himself in philosophy. Withal, while the rest of us have shown fickleness, fluttering about, groping for a hook on which to hang our theories and ideals, "Tom” has stood pat. lie has proved to us that it is possible to follow modern thought without suffering a complete reversal of ideas. "Tom” has decided to enter the teaching profession and, with his earnest purpose and ideals, lie is assured a successful career. One Hundred Fijly sevenVigilance Committee; Sodality 1, 2. ), 4 Tenrm 1, 2, }. t, Manager I. Student Athletic Council 3, 4. Intet-ila%% Athletics I, 2. V 4. HaivcMct Club 4 . Intramural Tern: Committee 4. John M. Kennedy, B.S. Yonkers High By Ins sincerity ;nul excellent sense ol humor, "Jack" lus won his way into the hearts of Fordham men. It did not take long for his talent to he discovered, for in Ins Freshman year he achieved honors in the academic held and at the same time became the mainstay of the Freshman tennis team. As the years went on, he extended his activities to include mission work, class athletics and membership in the Athletic Association until now. in his senior year, "Jack" is manager of the tennis team and lack Coffey’s right hand man. Nothing you asked of him would be considered by "Jack” too great to do. It is no wonder, then, that he numbers among his friends members of all college classes as well as divers tennis luminaries he has met and defeated throughout his college course. If true friendship, ready humor, good sportsmanship, diligent application and willing industry avail,—then "Jack" will soon he an outstanding member of the Bar. One Hundred Fifty-eightSodality I, 2, 3. 4; Inicrclaw Track I. InccrcUss Baseball 3. Chemists' Club 4. Joseph N. Kerrigan, B.S. Fordham Prep. £ npiiL life with a smile is the life worth while.” the toilers in "Tin Pan Alley” i tunefully advise. Then "Joe” Kerrigan came along to drive home their words with an object lesson. A more cheerful, happy character than the "Tucka-hoe Redhead” is difficult to conceive. But the ever-present cheerfulness is, in him, far from being an indication of levity of mind. Rather it is the delightful exuberance of one who has done his task well and who can, therefore, enjoy the fruits of his labors to the fullest. Ilockey might well be "Joe’s” middle name, lor a more rabid enthusiast, both as a player and spectator, than he we have never seen. Every opportunity finds him on the ice, chasing the elusive puck, and few home games of the Rangers have not seen him at the Garden, cheering his team on to victory. Dental surgery is to be "Joe’s” life work and we can but say that anything, even an extraction, presided over by his cheerful self cannot but be a pleasure. One Hundred Fifty-nineSodality 2. 4; Chemises' Club 4; II irvcMcr Club •» . Inrer.lm Trail; I, 2; Imerclass Baseball . Raymond F. Kiernan, B.S. New Rochelle High In September, 1929, from New Rochelle, a fair-haired, determined individual strode through the portals of the college, hirst lie was led into the mysteries of the Chemistry Building which so infuriated him that he refused to leave this dungeon until he had filled it with the light of his knowledge. As proof of the fulfillment of his promise, one need only hover in that vicinity for a moment and soon his innermost thoughts will be jostled by the reverberating noises from the experiments of this scientist. Some of those experiments surprise the professors themselves (who wonder how he survives them). Opposed to the belief that no man is better than another, he set out to prove this theory wrong by leading many in his chosen field and even, to some extent, in philosophy. In spring a young man’s fancy turns to love,” as some poet said, but this person, being of a higher intellectual and physical capacity, turned to the national pastime of baseball. And what a player he developed into! Many men tried to dethrone him but he was indomitable and immovable. However, since his greatest proficiency lies in chemistry, we leave him to his chosen field. On e Hundred SixtyWilliam E. Kir wan, Jr., B.S. Stuyvesant High Noi the least pleasing of "Bill’s” qualities are his good nature and easy-going manner. Many an hour have we whiled away in interesting conversation and pleasantries—hours that have been a delight to all of us, for they somehow seemed to make us bright and cheery and helped us to form those friendly contacts which are so necessary to a college atmosphere. While making many friends ''Bill” has not been unmindful of his work, for he has maintained a scholastic standing that has been consistently good. A keen student of accounting, he solves the hardest problems that confront him. Besides this he has also been active in many extra-curricular activities and his work in connection with these has been the subject of much praise. All Fordham’s social functions and athletic contests find him present for he has a winning personality that makes him welcome everywhere and a loyalty to his athletic teams that is as staunch as it is avid. One HunJnJ Sixty-oneSodality l, , 4 ; Foidham Monthly. Att Editor 2. 3. 4; "Kim Start 3. •« French Club 2; "lx Rayon. Art Editor 2. J, 4; Harvester Club 2; Chemists' Club 2: Mendel Club 4; Vigilance Committer Sophomore haoqtiet Committee; MAROON Start. Edward H. Koch, Jr., A.B. Fordham Prep. T d’s” graceful presence is what first attracts him to you. Suave, mild man- -j nered, unobtrusive, perfectly groomed, he fulfills your idea of a true gentleman. The warm, easy smile that follows makes him your friend. Get to know him better and you’ll find a happy combination in just the correct proportions. Reserved without being aloof, debonair without being foppish, friendly without being free, and actually a sophisticate that is not "worldly,” he possesses an air of perfect uiroir fiiirc. To his intimates, "Ed” reveals a sharp, ready mind that commands respect for his opinions, a sympathy and devotion that marks the true friend, and a sense of humor keen as it is abundant. Add to these qualities the soul of an artist. For how else could you explain the Campus Sketches he innovated in the Monthly —art work really free of the usual "college technique.” It’s quite a picture we’ve painted, but lie’s really quite a lad. One Hundred Sixty-twommmm Raymond F. Kotiie, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. l-'rcthman Tennis; Sodality I. 2. ?. I ; Brooklyn Lone Island Club I. 2, 4; 1 mere lass Baseball 2. STRICTLY a Tammany man with democratic ways, "Ray’s” individual, yet comely, philosophy of life and his natural bent for politics would make it appear that his future lay in City Hall. But by some strange anomaly of fate his philanthropic spirit prevailed and he has determined to turn his pursuits toward social work. However, "Rav,” by his very nature, always was a social being. But why go into details? That he has won many by his earnestness, staunch character and undeniable sense of fair-play is no secret. Even-tempered, but not a stoic, he condones the follies and incongruities of life and evaluates the significant and important. Here is a man who lets all know just where they stand with him and he knows just where he stands with us. Whether he changes his mind and decides to enter politics or not. let it be known that we’re voting "cn masse” one hundred per cent for "Ray” Kothe. One Hundred Sixty-threeI -JJQ Louis L. Kratochwil, A.B. Prep. Louis E. Kratociiwil has a unique personality, is cheerful and ever happy. We might indeed call him the source and center of all good cheer and mirth whenever he is near. His best friends throughout the school years will vouch that this is no exaggeration, especially when we remember his rollicking smile, happy-go-lucky manner, case ol self-denouncement, and that extraordinary ship-walk peculiar to him alone. We have acquired such a liking for Louis Edwin—which name he has safely kept to himself and from his fellows for nearly a decade—that this year’s graduates will always remember him as outstanding and individual. Eight years of the Prep School and the College at Fordham have given him an "outlook on life essential for these times." We can safely say from a consideration of his true and understanding personality that his outlook must of necessity be pleasurable and bright. Photography is his chief interest and he has our sincerest hopes that he will succeed. "Auf Wiedersehen." One Hundred Sixty-four Anthony P. Kuciiis, A.B. St. Mary’s Institute Seldom does a man of real talent keep himself so successful and completely from his colleagues as Anthony has during the past four years. His passage through college has been so serene and placid and his modesty so completely self-effacing, that he is known only to his immediate friends. Philosophy is "Tony’s” favorite study; concentrative reading his avocation—both have aided him in becoming a straight thinker and a keen analyst. To those who follow his path through school, he gives sane counsel to study by analysis the problem at hand and to eschew memory; he believes the routine ol study should be regularly broken by indulgence in extra-curricular activities in order that a refreshed mind may be brought to one’s scholastic endeavors. Anthony’s plans at present, include a course in law to be followed by entrance into business. To whatever field he goes, we are sure that he brings with him the two primary requisites for success —a sound mind and good principles. One Hundred Sixty-fiveWilliam V. Kuhn, A.B. Regis High Hlki is the steady, consistent, conservative type of young man that you read about. "Bill” is the fellow you proudly' claim as your friend. Student;, athlete, all-round fellow, yes, that's Bill! Basketball was his favorite sport and just a glance at an interclass game in which he was a participant would quickly give you the reason why. He liked the game and played accordingly. Bill held sway in the classroom, too, as many will testify. Not the leader, but always up in that select group of students who confidently await examination returns. Did we forget to tell you where he could usually be found after class? The handball court is the answer and here again he showed great ability in a sport. He enters all his undertakings with that same tirelessness and fine concentration that have so well lent to bis success. Many of Ins friends tell you that the debating society missed a good man. We who know him readily agree for he has a keen mind and dearly loves to argue on a debatable topic. Depression or no depression, we confidently claim and predict success for Bill. We’re all with you. Bill, for the fullest hope of success and happiness! One Hundred Sixty-sixPeier J. Lacovara, A.B. James Monroe High Aslrious. level-headed, utterly delightful gentleman is "Pete,” a man who can enjoy a good time in its proper place, yet one who never permits fun to interfere with the more serious things in life. His finely balanced character has done much to win him the respect and admiration of his acquaintances. A deep interest in medicine, and a determination to attain success in that field, have served as a strong incentive to "Pete” in maintaining a high scholastic standing, as he always has done. Yet. by no stretch ot the imagination could he be termed a "grind.” l or, just as he studies hard, so Pete also enjoys himself well in the time which he allots to pleasure. A finer, more loyal supporter than "Pete” Fordham never had. and we venture to predict, never will have. Few Fordham events in the past four years have nor seen "Pete” in the ranks of those present. Indeed, the familiar "Ram” cheer might well run: "Everywhere that Fordham went Pete was sure to go.” One IItnuheJ Sixty-sevenFreshman Forvrball; Freshman One-Ace Piav; Shore Story Club; Panhe-nun Sodality 1. 2; Immaculate (oncepnon Sodality 3. • : Harvester Club 3. -1; Council ol Debate 3. . Censor -I. Freshman Tennis. Swim- ...ig Team I . Quill CluL 2 . Hughes Debating 2; St John lierenman's Society I, 2; Pennsylvania Club I. 2; Brooklyn Long Island Club 3, V. Gerard La France, A.B. Scranton Central High Tin. eminent New England Sage must have had "Jerry" in mind when he wrote "A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece ot nature,” for "Jerry” is essentially a friend. He is short and stocky with a beaming face and placid demeanor. Thus is pictured our inimitable companion. Iii character "JerrJ'” is austere, serious, at time almost pompous. Dramatically, he is inclined towards all things Shakespearian and revels in the musings of his favorite poet, Francis Thompson. Blessed with a facile pen is it any wonder "Jerry” finds recreation in essay and poetic conception. Equally at home in the numerous literary societies of the college, he found time to perfect himself not only on the debating platform but also in the intricacies ol philosophical discussion. "Jerry” hails from Pennsylvania hut Fordhani has won him over to flaunt the banner of New York as his "Mother State.” One Hundred Si ly-eightGeorge A. Lamb, B.S. St. Francis Prep. We have had the pleasure of associating with George, in work and in play, for the last three years. He is an ideal scholar and declares that at Fordham one finds an ideal environment. But now, let us get to the bed-rock of George’s character. In describing him, one short sentence is enough. He is a gentleman scholar with a heart of gold. Now then, what do we mean by a gentleman scholar? George’s actions best answer this. He is registered as a B.S. man but, primarily, he is a litterateur, coming here to grow intellectually and therein finding keen enjoyment. Yet he always believed in enjoying life while the opportunity was in his grasp. To enjoy life and drink it more fully, he was endowed with the eves and soul of a connoisseur in things beautiful. To further this, his avocation is reading. In George we have the developed student, a man undoubtedly ready to take his place in the world where a liberal education is a necessity. One Hundred Sixty-vineSodality 1, 2. 3. 4: French Clab I. 2. 3. 4. Asm sum Editor •'Fordham-Fr.uuc" 3. 4. Rayon 3. 4. Hushes Debating Society 2, ( ounril of Debate 4; Brooklyn-Long Island Club 3. 4. Freshman Short Story Guild; Vigilance Committee; MAROON Stall. Jim is .in ardent Fordhamite and Brooklynite. A student of Latin, his hope is to inform young Brooklyn of the ideals of Horace, Cicero, Tcrtullian and others. A student of the first rank, he never impressed anyone as a bookworm. He enjoys physical as well as.mental exercise and takes a keen delight in all social activities. A wonderful organizer, he is capable of whipping any body of men into line for any purpose whatever. Although a well-versed student, Jim needs to fit his theoretical knowledge in with the activity of the world about him, so that he may be the well-rounded gentleman that we expect him to be. Jim, a well-read man, next to eating, likes to argue. In his role as a pedagogue, we can be quite contented that Jim will reach the heights as he has reached them among us, despite the fact that he is of a quiet, reserved and almost bashful nature. James J. Landers, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. One Unwind Seven!}Sodality I, 2. 3. ••: Class Basketball 3. 4. Inteiclw Basebtll 3. Spanish Club 2. 3. James J. Lavin, A.B. Regis High As we review the pleasant and all too short years during which we have associated with James Lavin, there are brought to mind several of his outstanding characteristics. We sec "Jim" as a lively young man, as a good student and as one who possessed a natural athletic inclination. As a student, though he designates no particular subject as his favorite, "Jim" passed gracefully and easily over such difficult hurdles as philosophy, physics and business administration. In the way of recreation "Jim" always managed to find time for a little game of handball or basketball. On many occasions he came into an afternoon class after having spent his free hours in a game with a group of friends. It is rumored about the campus that "Jim” enjoys social functions very much as a means of relaxation from the arduous work of study. However, we offer this rumor without any verification. Since he did so well during his entire course at Fordham, we may justly look forward with "Jim” to continued success. One Hundred Seventy-oneCouncil ot Debate ?. 4; Sodality I. 3. John J. Lawlor, A.B. Fordh;un Prep. Gf.niai. and happy, "Jack” is one ot our best-known and consistently entertaining friends. We enjoy him more and more the better we come to know him. A light and gifted speaker, he always lias something ready for the occasion and whenever a difficulty arises, he shows himself to be an inventive and resourceful thinker. A keen student, he knows his subjects, not as phrases, but as something he thoroughly understands. There is a thought behind everything he says, and many times he has proven himself in the lecture hall by his analysis and interpretation of difficulties. He is known as an unusual student; but his interest has been confined not only to studies, for he has found time to take an active interest in extra-curricular activities which have served as an outlet for that boundless energy which is his. We know that some day "Jack” will be listed among our most successful friends, for there is a bright and assuring future before him. One Hundred Seventy-twoWalter E. Lawlor, A.B. Regis High Behold the Bronx debonair offering to the class of 1953! A man who could bridge the numerous difficulties of college life with the greatest alacrity. It has been his good fortune to possess that rare gift—a perfect sense of humor, laughing just as heartily at a joke on himself as one on the other fellow. Walter is ever smiling, ever happy, ever eager to bring a smile to the lips of everyone else. During his four years of college life he has proven himself to be one of the most agreeable and likable fellows of the class by coming in possession of an ever-widening circle of staunch friends. A substantial build and sporting ways nicely balance such achievements. Handball playing, basketball and baseball have always claimed him as their advocate. Our wonder is increased when we find beneath this gracious personality a steady firmness of purpose, betokening a sturdy and well-balanced development of character. Wherever you go and whatever your profession, Walter, our wishes for success and good fortune will always be with you. One Huntiled Se enty-tbreeParthenon Sodality I. 2, 3, 4; St. John Berchnvm's Society I. 2. 3. : Suj;c Crew 1, 2. 3, : Mures and Mummers 2. 3. 4; French Club 1; Chemists’ Club 2. Connecticut Club I, 2, 3. 4. William J. Llnkowski, A.B. Crosby High Prl-mi dical men are so completely hidden in their laboratories that graduation comes before we have a chance to acquaint ourselves with them beyond bidding them the time of day—and "Bill” is a pre-medical man. He spent his first two years in liberal arts and his last two in sciences, and the result is a well-balanced chap who is a credit to both divisions of his college. Ethics he has found to be an entrancing subject because of the solutions it will afford to problems in his medical practice later. "Red’s” spare time diversions include swimming and dancing, and his favorite "night cap” is a good mystery story. He is extremely virile and energetic, a clear thinker, and his conversation is always to the point, characteristics that fit him well for his future career. We shall remember "Len” for his upright principles and fair play, virtues which in themselves arc sufficient to mark him as a real man. One Hundred Set t nty -joinJohn F. Lofhk, A.B. Yonkers High x)ali(y I. 2. 3. 4. Sopltomoic Vigilance Comnwicc ; Harvester Club }. 4 : Freshman Baseball; Varsity Baseball 5. 4; Intcrclass Basketball I, 2. 3, 4. Endow 11 with a sterling character, "Jack” endeared himself to Fordham and Fordham men. An outstanding athlete, his ability on the basketball court, where he scintillated for four years in interclass competition, was second only to his accomplishments in the national pastime. Throughout his entire career he was a fixture on the Rose Hill nine, and by his clever fielding and sensational batting became one of the mainstays of the Fordham team. Whenever a classmate had a difficult accounting problem to solve he sought out "Jack” as one who was always capable and willing to help; for he was one who did not permit athletics to interfere with his studies—and one of the most willing to share his knowledge with others. It is little wonder that "Jack’s” friends can be found not only in every class on the campus, but also wherever he traveled abroad. Merc print on cold paper cannot express the warmth of feeling with which we regard "Jack”—for he was a scholar—an athlete, but always and above all— a gentleman. One Hundred Setemy-fueParthenon Sodality 1. 2. 3. 4. Second Prefect 4 New Jersey Club 1. 2. 3. •». Treasurer 4; Dame Committee 3. 4. Chemists' Club 2; Intcrcbss Has kc:ball 1, 2. 3: Intramural Basketball 3. 4. Joseph F. Londrigan, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep. VERIFICATION of the oft-spoken "goodness in small parcels” is found in "Joe.” He began his career at the University as a pure arts student but at the end of his second year became a convert to the sciences. "Joe” is not content to be a mere spectator on the athletic field—he has proven to be a valuable player in both interclass and intramural basketball. Ills off-time diversions include reading, handball and dancing. "Joe” is by no means a dogmatist nor a doctrinaire, but he does maintain strongly that most undergraduate failures are due to the tendency to "cut” class and lack of attention to lectures. His own success has been achieved by concen tration and application, a fact readily attested to by all who know him. "Joe’s” immediate plans include a four-year course at medical school, after which he hopes to engage in regular practice. 1 lis quiet manner and calm disposition will prove valuable assets in his future work. One IInnd) ed Seienty-sixJoseph F. Lupardo, B.S. St. Peter’s Prep. French Club I. ; lwlun Club 1. 2; Chemists' Club 2, 3; Sod-ility 4. ooi) things come in small packages” a sage has remarked, and after knowing vJT "Lupe” during our years at Fordham, we are inclined to agree with this adage. For in him we have found a really delightful character in a small frame. "Joe” has been one of the "big little men” of the class. His delightful smile and sparkling eyes have endeared him to all with whom he has come in contact, while his keen mind and ever-present good humor have been the source of many instructive and entertaining chats. In class, "I upe,” an energetic and observing student, has always maintained a uniformly high standing, yet his scholastic standing has not prevented him from being one of the social lights in our midst. His dapper figure, natty mustache and sartorial perfection have been a reliable feature of all Fordham social events. It is with deep regret and a keen sense of loss that we face the necessity of bidding you "good-bye,” "Lupe.” Yet we know you will always be found in the ranks of the true sons of Fordham. One Hundred Seventy-sevenSodilujr 2, 3. 4; Mcr.del Club 2. , 4; Officers Club 3. 1. Thomas F. Lynch, B.S. St. Benedict’s Prep. Here is a man—well—suffice it to say, "Tom” went to Fort Monroe last summer with the R. (). T. C. Perhaps it is this military training that has given him the dauntless spirit that never says die. Starting with a cheery "hello” in the morning, he passes the day with his inevitable smile ever present. Realizing his misstep in Freshman, "Tom” saw fit to become a Fordhamite and so with the coming of Sophomore year—came "Tom.” Despite the fact that "Tom” has two brothers in that noble order of Fathers who teach us, he is not inclined that way. Instead, with bristling hair and a shout of joy, he hails every passing ambulance whose noisy approach sets him instantly looking for the proud interne. In other words, "Tom” aspires to the medical profession with such ardor as is worthy only of a real scientist, and if such ardor is any criterion—our bar’s off to a future great surgeon—maybe in the Army. The figure that "Tom” cuts in his officer’s uniform is the envy of many an underclassman. "Tom” himself takes great pride in the uniform and, while a modest fellow, believes that the uniform attracts the public eye. With all fairness, and slight touch of envy, we must admit that it does—on "Tom.” One Hundred Seventy-eightVKlalicy 1. 2. S. I. Mantel f .til •»; ( htmi«i' rinl, J. 4 ; Span li Club I met 11.1« Kiwbjii 2: I mere lass Hasfcccball l, 2; Vigilance Committee. Francis H. Me A loon, A.B. Xavier High Fka.nk came co I ordlum with his head high, shoulders squared, chest out, a result of the strict training of four years at military school. And this erect, straightforward bearing is not confined to his physical makeup, but seems to have sunk deep into the foundations ol his character, producing an honest, upright gentleman who can face all obstacles squarely and with confidence in his ultimate success. "Mac” has that happy faculty of forming few and carefully selected intimate friends, yet spreading an atmosphere of cheerfulness over everyone with whom he comes in contact. Those few who have been fortunate enough to be accepted into the charmed circle of his intimates give eloquent testimony of the charm of his personality; while those who do not know him so well cannot but admire the quiet confidence of his manner. A character so strong and forceful, yet so quietly displayed as yours, "Mac,” merits the highest success imaginable, and we hope and pray that it will be amply rewarded in your case. One Hundred Seventy-nineI Ienry P. McCabe, A.B. Regis High A4"AC' 's j 1u'et’ happy, easy-going fellow whose path has been a steady and JLYJL well-chosen one. His is a high and lofty character. We all are eager to say that we enjoyed many pleasant hours in his company. These hours were spent in class and also on the recreation grounds where we would have been minus a baseball or basketball star if "Mac” were absent from the game. He is unassuming and it is on this account wc like him most. Regis has a reputation for sending good men to Fordham and she certainly has strengthened her reputation in this regard when she favored us with such a splendid product as "Mac.” We have good news for the younger generation. Yes, sir, "Mac” is going to teach and communicate that vast store of knowledge to others. Well, wc say that, if he does, the teaching profession will acquire a man of the tarsi and highest rank. Fordham says with certainty that "Mac” will be a credit to her and to himself, and wc assure you that wc all join in the same. Nothing but the best for the best, "Mac.” One Hundred EightyMatthew E. McCarthy, A.B. Regis High Spanish Club I. 2; Sodality 1. 2. 3. •» . Harvester Club 4; Varsity Band 4. Iuteulass baseball. Football, basket, ball I. 2. 3. • : Hughes Debating 1; Freshman Basketball Manager I. 4C fATT” ‘s one our '"‘discovered athletes. Never a varsity player—he was 1VJL too modest to try varsity sports—he can show the boys a few tricks in any sports. (They say?) He isn’t interctcd in the ladies, but we have reports of a real thrill over Brooklyn way when he gets started. This quiet he-man always makes himself felt, but not heard. His silence is powerful. He enjoys a quiet poker game or a few rounds of bridge. Order and timing are powerful forces in his lite. There is no unnecessary motion. A man who thoroughly enjoys inactivity, he has never failed in a crisis to do the right thing. Friends must be tried, but when he finds one, "Matt” will go to all lengths to help his fellows. In the midst of excitement, the solid rock is "Matt.” He is an outstanding scholar, but can never be found prating on any academic subject; although he shows, on occasions, a wonder!ully keen analytic mind, which, in his modesty, lie keeps to himself. For lie has never forced a view on anyone by words but has unwittingly made all in contact with him the better for his example. About to enter the hectic business world, he will, no doubt, become one of the powers behind the scenes. One Hundred Eighty-onePjrdicnun Sodality I. 2. S. 4 . Ficnch Club i. Mendel Club 2 S Vio cm «le Paul Soticty 4; . .rmoct. ir luS I. 2. J. I. Treasurer •». Myles A. McCarthy, A.B. Crosby I Iigh IT is not often that there is found in one man an appreciation for science and a love for things cultural. But in Myles there is this nice balance of body and soul. A student of the sciences, he is, at the same time, a connoisseur on books and plays. In such matters his opinion is weighty for his knowledge is great. Often he has helped us to while away an idle hour in pleasing conversation, at which he is singularly adept. So adept is he, in fact, that he belies the current opinion that conversation is a lost art. I lore we have a gentleman— one with a fine sense of proportions, with refined tastes. What we have said concerning Myles we most heartily mean. Let no one look for insincerity in these words for he will find none. "Mighty of heart, mighty of mind—'Magnanimous —to be this. is. indeed, to be great in life.” Mvles is well on the road to greatness, and is in no need of the good wishes we most heartily extend to him. One HnnJrea Erghly-ttro IfjJll Track 1, 2. , 4, Captain 2, 3. 4; Cross-Country 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 2, 3. I; it. Vincent dc Haul Society 1. President I; Parthenian Sodality 1. 2. 3. 4. Representative at Chicajro 1. dee Club 1. 3. Joseph P. McCluskey, B.S. South Manchester High Any introduction to this son of Fordham would be supertluous for he is known to every man on the campus because of his athletic conquests. "Joe” is cheerful, ambitious, a hard worker and quite a talker. He believes in using nerve and initiative, and the cultivation of some pursuit by everyone in which they can become particularly proficient. He has read history constantly throughout his four years and declares it is his favorite study. "Joe” is not certain of what field to choose as his life’s work, but is inclined toward business or politics; at present his one ambition is to break Paavo Nurmi’s record in the next Olympics. Extra-curricular activities have held much of his attention, and as a result of observation in the various societies of which he is a member, he believes that students should have greater authority in college affairs. Life in the present era is quite suitable to "Joe,” as it supplies plenty of color. We shall hear much of him later on, and if at any time you wish to know his whereabouts consult the latest sports sheet. One Hundred Eighty-threeJames I. McConville, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. tim” is one of our best lookers. I Ic is very quiet, usually, but be can talk and J perform with the best of us. He has kept free of most of the dances and banquets, but those who know him testify to his quiet but accomplished social activities over the river in Brooklyn. "Still water runs deep.” All "Jim’s” serious thoughts, and there are many, he tries to keep to himself, but a few of them show to his intimates. He is sentimental, but does not want to be, and is uncompromising in his opinion of childish actions. He reads avidly, and is a real literary analyst. All unnecessary activity is taboo with him. Mr. McConville’s profession is chosen to be teaching and he is a great English and classical scholar. He likes history but not as a subject, only as a means to fill out his knowledge of the present and past in human activity, the better to study religious and social questions. He tends to the speculative pursuits in his serious moods. "Jim” may well be remembered as a genius or a forgotten poet, depending only on himself. One Hundred Eiehly-jour Bernard F. McCreesii, B.S. St. Benedict’s Prep. I’jiiI in .in Sixlility I. 3 •»; Sr Vintem •! ■• Paul $i.cic y 1 . Nov Jersey Club I. 5. I. Treasurer 3. Dance Chairman I ; Intramural Has kcrbull, Baseball. Football I. -. 3. I. MAROON Staff. nice lad” is a tribute, modest but teeming with sincere admiration; it is a tribute which we all have given to "Bermc.” II you were to ask us why we liked him so much, we would tell you about his quiet smile. Ids spirit of fair play, his willingness to help, his personality, and then, despairing of ever reaching the end of his qualities, we would sputter out "He’s one nice lad.” We began to like him the moment we met, and every day since we have been impressed by his worthiness to be called a true "Fordham Man.” Mis many and various activities add volume to our praise. From the list of these alone you could get some estimate of "Bernie.” The fact that he has been a worker in all fields, social, physical, mental, and charitable, shows that he is a man of well-rounded character. Me intends to study law and enter politics, a field for which he is well qualified. We are sure that "Bernie,” by his personality and character, will be welcomed to that school of young Fordham men in politics, which is famed for its integrity and uprightness. One Hundred Eighty-fiteFreshman Baseball; Varsity Hawball 2, 5. -l; Freshman Football; Varsity Football 2, J. I. Bartholomew K McDonnell, B.S. St. Benedict’s Prep. Quiet, unassuming, a warm-hearted and kindly friend, whose cheerful disposition is a delight to all who come under his spell—that is "Bart" McDonnell as we have come to know him. We shall not soon forget the picture of his stocky figure at the plate waiting to take Ins "cut" at the ball. Mis bat has driven home many a winning run for Fordham. Nor shall we forget "Bart’s" head ber.t over his books in the evening after practice, the desk-lamp lighting his jovial face as he studied. A fine athlete, a good student, "Mac” has won the respect of his classmates as a "rara avis” who can combine study and athletics so that both receive sufficient time and energy, neither to excess. We wish you all the luck in the world in your chosen career. "Bart,” and shall remember the many happy hours spent in your company as a highlight of our day's at Fordham. Or-e Hundred Eight)-usEdward J. McDonough, A.B. Regis High Sodality 1, 2. 3. -I. Freshman One-An PLy; Fusluiun SwitiimiiiK Tcani: Council of Debate l. 2. 3. 4; Varsity Debater I. 3. I. Glee Club I ; Chair-man Vigilance Committee; Oratorical C ontest 3. 1, Winner I; Intctclass Kaskctball 1. 2: Chairman Lecture Committee 4. Vuisity Onc-Aus 4. To know "Ed" and not to like him is impossible, for he is a well-balanced gentleman, a humorist par excellence, an athlete and an excellent debater. He is a natural leader and captain of that fair group of Fordhamices known as the "Squadron,” which at regular intervals honored Worcester, Boston and points south with their presence. As a Freshman "Ed” devoted his time to swimming and the Glee Club, but during the remainder of his four years turned most earnestly to forensics and had the honor of repeatedly defending Alma Mater in Intercollegiate debates. In the literary world he is partial to O’Neill, Poe and Burns, and in the world of sport his preferences arc swimming and basketball. We have a strong suspicion, however, that his choice of Rosemont, as his favorite girl’s college, is not influenced solely by his sister’s attendance there. In parting, we rest assured that "Ed,” with his sparkling wit. charming personality and brilliant intellect, will cut a wide swath in his chosen field of Law. One Hundred Eighty-sevenMendel Club 1, 2. 3. 4: Sodality I, 2. 3. 4. John F. McElroy, B.S. St. Francis Academy WE have often thought that it would he nice if everyone had that happy faculty of written expression—the ability to portray that richness of character and those strange little idiosyncrasies which arc peculiar in our friends and which for this reason they arc pleasing and endearing to us. If we had this faculty, we could describe "Mac” for you. But the faculty is not ours and the feeble attempts we make to put what we know and feel in this book only serve to heighten our regard lor him. "The man with the perpetual smile,” some might call him, and others might emphasize his everlasting good humor. But there is something deeper and fuller than that which makes him only "Mac.” Shall we call it the power to understand and the willingness to sympathize or just say it is the singleness of purpose and the set ideal? Even these words don’t seem to say the right thing, but whatever it is, it may be just ordinary to others but it means a lot to us. One Hundred Eighty-eightCharles F. McEnroe, A.B. Xavier High CHEERFULNESS, according to an old quotation, opens, like Spring, all the blossoms of the inward man. This we found especially true in our friendship with "Charlie.” His happy ability to dispel gloom and revive spirit was remarkable. Because lie was always as ready to tell a funny story as he was diligent in unraveling the tautology of philosophy, Charlie’s presence was always welcome whether on a Boston trip or at a hilarious "B. L. I.” affair. Born and bred, literally, in the shadow of Old Rose Hill, "Mac’s” enthusiasm is hard to equal when he talks of things Fordham. Imbued with the true Fordham spirit, he believes there should be a greater congeniality among the fellows; and he honestly believes (and will argue the question to the hilt) that the "Ram” football team deserved All-American mention hi toto. Such ardor, added to the cheery disposition and intellectual acuteness that are "Charlie’s,” have made his friendship a valued one. Its memory will not soon fade. One Hundred Eighty-nineFreshman Football. Freshman Trash . Varsity Football 3; Varsity Trad. 2. 3, 4; Vicilancc Committee. Sodality 3, 4. Gerald L. McGrath, A.B. Fordham Frep. TF.rry” is one of the most likable fellows we have ever met. In him there is J the rare combination of scholar, gentleman, athlete and true friend. With a remarkable sense of humor he keeps you in good spirits constantly and he is also an interesting companion when a bit of work is to be done. In the "Rec” room or in the classroom he was always at his best, ready with merry quip or sober opinion—a remarkable tribute to his versatility. On the cinder path or on the board track. "Jerry” was speed personified. A member of the varsity relay team for two years, he brought the Maroon "F” flashing in front many times and gathered for himself a heap of laurels. Indeed, there arc those who call him "Medals” McGrath. He has inclinations towards law, and we know that those about him will be most fortunate in his company. We predict that "Jerry” will be one of the first to attain our common goal—success. One Hundred NinetyJohn A. McInnis, A.B. Xavier I Iigh John, as a rule, has not much to say; but when he does say something, it is worth listening to—for proof of which ask anyone who lias listened to some oi Ins choice jokes. He has an inexhaustible store of most interesting stories which he enjoys telling, and his expression. ’'Have you heard this one?”, is not uncommon. Yet, "For a that, and a’ that, a man’s a man.” And John certainly wins from us the title of both a man and a gentleman. His quiet demeanor and serious countenance is, in fact, really nothing more than the shell for a pointed witticism. He is able to hold sway for hours and hours on a serious discussion of the "Fourth Dimension” or "The Philosophy of Life,” but he always ends up with, "Well, don’t volunteer any of this in class.” During his college career, he made one bad mistake and that was his course in German. German idioms were a nemesis to him. However, lie soon mastered a few important phrases such as "Liebchen” and "Gczund-licit” and the world lay before his feet. In after days, when he steps forward to ask that all-important question, we hope he will remember these words. One Hundred Ninety-oneChristopher. K. McKeever, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Frugal of words, frugal of emotion, but mighty—that’s Chris.’ Self-control makes him a rock in any storm, for his benignity is there, be he on top oi the world or in the depths of trouble—the lessons of Faith, I lope and Charity have been well learned by ’'Chris.” lie is ready at any time to delve the "Blue Empyrean” to play cards, or enjoy the outdoor sports; duck hunting on Long Island is his favorite recreation. A formal parry or dance, every so often, balances the weeks of solitary study which "Mac” considers it his duty to give to the problems of philosophy and current events. The real, humanly faulty "Chris” is known only to those few intimates whom he sacredly reserves as his friends. To others, he seems superhuman in his precise performance of duty. He scorns trivial things which waste time; and would rather analyze a situation than participate in it. This knack of being objective with people and things is a quality that will make him preeminent in the law profession, which lie is preparing to enter. One Hundred Ninety-twoJames [. McMahon, Jr., A.B. All I lallows Institute Tim” came to us in Sophomore year from Cathedral College. However, this 0 did not diminish his popularity, for as soon as he entered our midst he displayed qualities that have gained for him the respect and admiration of both his fellow-students and teachers. Quiet and reserved by nature, "Jim” possesses an ideal temperament. He is of the type whose dependability is so constant, and in whom so much confidence is placed that we do not realize what it means to us until we have been deprived of it. His frankness and loyalty are admired by all who know him and his humor contains wisdom cloaked in the garments of mirth. Next we come to "Jim,” the student. Always well up in his studies lie could more than hold his own in any branch of philosophy. A man who can so devote his energies to an ideal which he sets before himself must succeed. It is with this in mind, "Jim,” that we wish you fair weather on the sea of life. One Hundred Ninety-threeMimes and Mummers 2, 3. 4; Scape Crew 2. 5. I; Mendel Club 2, 3, 4 ; Chemises' Club 3, Joseph F. McManus, B.S. Fordham Prep. TTThat' an exam today?—Oh, well!” that’s "Joe” McManus. Nothing is VV ever permitted to disturb the placid and carefree tenor of his ways. No matter what the obstacle. ’ Joe” takes it in stride, overcomes it, and returns to the ordinary without so much as a ruffled hair as evidence of any unusual effort on his part. Perhaps the most outstanding feature of "Mac’s” character is the subtle, slightly ironical sense of humor which is his. Many a classmate has been the object of his humorous darts, and gone off, unaware of its import until a leisure moment some time later gave him the opportunity to ponder its content. It is "Joe’s” keenest delight to have one of these jets of wit recalled some time later by its unsuspecting target. “Joe” intends to follow the footsteps of his father and brother in the medical profession, and we know that his keenly scientific trend of mind will serve him in good stead, both in his medical studies and in his professional career thereafter. One Hundred Ninety-four•1; German Club $, 4 ; Spanish Club I. 2; Chemists' Club J. t; Sodality I. 2; Mendel Club J. 4. Philip J. MacLaren, B.S. Ford ham Prep. Mayhaps, Gentlefolk, you have seen the smiling face above and about Ford-ham—in the orchestra, in the band, in Kuch’s, in the "('.hem” club, in the Mendel club, in the center of an admiring group, dispensing knowledge of one variety or another. It was, in each and every instance. Philip J. MacLaren, a product of Fordham Prep and College. Talents of every sort has nature showered down upon this, her favorite son. Versatile, he utilizes his time from early rising to late slumber. Studies preempt a certain portion of his time, but not to the exclusion of other and sundry, though all lawful, pursuits. He is a linguist, a musician, a scientist, and these qualities he combines with a close adherence to Catholic ideals of conduct. In his stay at Fordham, his Alma Mater has given knowledge and broadening to "Mac”; to her he has returned something in jollity, in fellowship, in life. Life, do as Fordham has done, it will be worth your while: we give you—Philip |. MacLaren. One Hundred Ninety-fiveGlee Clul 1. 2. 5. 4, Librarian . hoard of nirccnns j. 4. Cliaiuiun 4 . Siudcm Council 4: Sodality I. 2. J. 4; Brooklyn-Long Island Club I, 2. , 4. Joseph S. Magrath, B.S. Brooklyn Prep. iCToi " is Brooklyn’s star contribution to our popular Glee Club. His ability cl and popularity have carried him to the fore among the men of Fordham. His favorite diversions lie in the line of music—here is a man who genuinely appreciates the more classical music and knows how to use the lighter forms for singing and dancing. "Joe’s” personality is so quietly forceful that to some he appears unobtrusive, to others, a real leader. There is a unique combination of ability and modesty which draws people to know him better. With his more serious activities. "Joe” mixes enough recreation to keep the warmth in his smile. Among sports, he is given to swimming and handball, while in the social world he has saved many a party with his keen wit. Still, he is most rigorous in the line of duty and has an insight into the business life. His greatest asset is his silent control of himself and others, which is essential to the life’s work he has chosen—teaching. Still, his versatility may direct him into another line ol endeavor, such as business. One flio Jnd Ninety- 1 Sod lu I. 3. ••; Iluichc% Dchuinj; Swiciy I. Fioluiun Baseball; liner-class Athletics 1. 2. A. Maher, A.B. Regis I ligh WF. who have had the pleasure of intimate associations with ''Pete” can only try to portray in a few inadequate words the character of a classmate whom wc will never forget. There arc no affections about "Pete” but, under his unassuming mien, we find a wealth of sound knowledge indicative of genuine intelligence. "Pete” never sought the plaudits of his fellows nor wished to be the center of attention but was content with the obvious though unspoken admiration of his fellows toward him. "Pete” has been through all four years of college the same quiet and genial classmate, a man whose company all have enjoyed. His enviable air of good will and his perpetually pleasant disposition have earned him a host of friends whose affection will not vanish with the passing of years. We feel sure that, without the companionship of men like "Pete,” college life would lack much of its attraction and would not instil in us such poignant memories. One HunJted Ninety-set faMendel Club 2. . 4; Sodality I. 2. 4. 4: ( lie n ms' Club 2. V 4. Brooklyn-Long Island Club 4 : MAROON Staff. Cornelius A. Mahoney, B.S. Brooklyn Prep. Perhaps tlie most striking tiling about ''Con’' is liis personality. His is a unique disposition. Always in the right mood for every situation, ever ready with the right word at the right time, he is welcome wherever he goes. Do not, however, think that he is excessively amiable, for such is not the case. Let him beware who thinks that "Con” is "easy.” We have seen in him the wrath of Caesar and have trembled at its force. Moreover, he is noted for his ability to distinguish. Time and again he has settled a heated argument by a cogent word or two that could not be denied. There are no digressions in his or his opponents’ arguments. "Connie" sees to that. To the lair sex, he is particularly charming, judging by the way in which they hang on to his every word, l or this and for many other reasons he should reach the top of the medical profession. That he will succeed we have no doubt, for wc know the kind of fellow "Connie” is. One Hundred Ninety-eightRobert J. Malang, A.B. Princeton Prep. Four years ago in Freshman "E,” "Bob" distinguished himself by his knowledge and love of the Classics and his appreciation for the worth-while things in life. Very much the student, he devoted more than the usual length of time to his studies, but in so doing he characterized himsell", not as a "grind" but rather as one who had drunk of the font of knowledge and found the taste pleasant. Always eager and willing to support any scholastic endeavor, "Bob ’ never suffered for lack of popularity. In all truth, he became the booking agent for entertainment whenever a banquet or "get-together” were planned. He very probably fitted this position as no other could, since we have learned from outside sources that our "booking-agent” is himself an actor of exceptional ability. Indeed we can recall one occasion when "Bob” was so taken up in his avocation that he appeared at noon in the "cafe” his face red with grease paint. This was necessitated by a stage performance of the previous night. One Hundred Ninety-nineRobert J. Malone, A.B. Hackensack High UR°n Posscsscs the happy faculty of making lasting friends. A genial fellow, JD his rare wit and infectious smile bring cheer wherever he goes. But like all great men he has his weakness. It seems that "Bob” does not exactly understand why others do not always agree with him, especially on philosophical subjects. This, no doubt, is one of the many reasons he is such an accomplished debater. On more than one occasion he has covered himself with glory in the debating society. This ability, coupled with the fact that lie doggedly and perseveringly pursues whatever he sets out to attack, usually extracts a very reluctant but mandatory assent from his victim. But by no means is "Bob” solely interested in intellectual achievements. I le also enjoys basketball, and as a swimmer has displayed considerable talent. Thus when we look at "Bob” critically and from a general point of view, lie is quite an all-around man, having many interests and diversions. Two HunchedChemists' Club J. •». Francis A. Mangini, Jr., B.S. Fordham Prep. A seemingly endless curiosity and thirst for knowledge is "Frank’s” most striking characteristic. Many a lecture has been given added and practical value by the persistent queries of our "mighty atom.” His work has gained him from one of his professors the salutation of "the genius in swadding-clothcs.” "Frank’s” leisure time is usually spent in speculation over some abstract problem in the realm of physics, chemistry or higher mathematics and his ponderings have been productive of some very startling conclusions which he is ever ready to expound. Flis intention is to enter the field of mechanical engineering, in which we know he will be a marked success. His taste runs so definitely to physical and mathematical problems that he cannot but succeed in any associated work. Continue in the quest for knowledge of truth which you have begun so auspiciously and show the same zeal in your defense of what you believe to be right, which you have shown at Fordham, "Frank,” and the world is yours for the taking. Two Hundred One Vigilante Committee ; Swimming Team 1, 2. ). So.IjIkn 1, 2. }. 4; Intcitla» Baseball 2 . Mendel Club 4 ; Upstate 1 il 4 I cneb Club 1 ; Chemists' Club 2. Louis A. Martin, Jr., A.B. Cathedral Academy Always smiling and ever pleasant, Lou is typical of "the man worthwhile. ' He hkes to study character and makes it a point to roam about alone, especially in strange cities, seeking new faces, lbs advice is essentially negative and passive: "Keep out of trouble as much as possible." His favorite avocation is fishing and his favorite study is Greek, a fair combination, for each requires the same amount of patience in pursuing it. He believes that success is achieved by diligent application to each individual task, slighting none to the benefit of others. After graduation, "Lou" will follow the teaching profession, probably in Albany. Favorite amusements of his arc swimming and mystery fiction; he has another, but it is of so strictly private a nature that to reveal it would be to rend the veil of personality from "Lou”; let it suffice to say that he supports the Democratic platform unqualifiedly. Two Hundred Tu o ■ MItalian Club I. C’ of Publicity 1; “K.ini .Suit 4; Sodality 4. Promoter of I.caitue of tl c Satlcd Heart •I . Mendel Club 2. Francis J. Martorella, B.S. Do Witt Clinton High IT rarely happens that a man is individual because of something he has in common with others. But. rare as it is, this is so in the case of "Frank.” For "Frank” possesses a sincerity distinctly his own. It is this singular attribute so characteristic of his personality that calls forth admiration and praise of the manliness it exempli ties. Yet sincerity alone is not what has cemented our friendship with him in the past four years. It is only the means of bringing us into closer contact with the other eminent qualities that bespeak his nature. For indeed, "Frank” is so unassuming that unless you knew him as he really is. his genial disposition and willingness to help others would never be appreciated to their fullest extent. "Frank’s” field of endeavor has been well chosen. He has all the requisites for a great doctor, especially his aptitude in the sciences. We look to him to help others as he has helped us in the past and. needless to say. we know that he will not fail us in our expectations. Tu o Hundred TbucMendel Club 2. Sodality I. 2. J. : Fiol man Baseball; CbcmUis' Club 2. V 4. Vincent A. Mfi omo, B.S. Si. I r.nicis Academy "hi f tivndsht(t u u as till ardour."—Papini. Thus cii«l Papini describe one ol the many characteristics of perhaps the greatest character in church history—St. Augustine. So aptly do these words tit "Vince” that we shall make no attempt to elaborate on them. "Vince” is. before all things, a friend, in the true sense of the word. This we believe to be the greatest compliment we could pay to any man and we most sincerely mean it. The same loyalty that he shows to his friends is manifest in his love for his college. He is truly a Fordham man in everything that the term signifies. "A Fordham man is loyal: he is loyal to his teams, he is loyal to his fellows, he is loyal to his Alma Mater. ... I le is jovial, he is happy, he is a good fellow.” "Vince” is all of this. Those who know him best realize this the most. When we say that he has made these four years jolly ones, we say it in all truth. Tuo Handled FourRE Shimming Team 1. 2: Mimes ar.d Mummeu 1. 2. Or.c-Ati Pliy Sloop 1. 2; Sodality I. 2, 3. 4; Brooklyn-Long Island Club I, 2. 5. 4. Harold G. Melville, A.B. Mount St. Mary’s Prep. Four years ago a promising youth left the sheltered halls of Mount St. Mary's Prep, with a firm determination in his heart to seek fame and fortune within the hallowed walls of Fordham. And now, having fought his way through difficult and circuitous paths of Latin and Greek, Psychology and Ethics, and about to receive the coveted sheepskin from the happy faculty, he can, like Caesar, send home his "veni, vidi, vici.” How well "Mell” conquered can be shown by the manner in which he confounded Fr. Mahony by the brilliance of his answers during the Minor Logic Specimen in Junior year. To be called upon in the "Specimen” is a special distinction granted only to those who have a particular aptitude for philosophical study. Gifted with a gracious personality, a keen mind, and a taste for things cultured, "Harry" is well equipped for any field of endeavor he may wish to pursue. Although Eordlnm loses a gentleman and a "man of parts” when he leaves us this year, she will hear more from him for he is a man who accomplishes things. Two Hundred Fite Spanish Club I. 2. Sodality 1. 2. •1. Ticasutci 2 . IntcrclasN Football 2 . Iinert Iks BasL-ball V Thomas P. Mi sick, A.B. Xavier 1 ligh WrPOM’s” unobtrusive and unassuming nature is only the shield of a true scholar, X for who but a real student would, after five years of Greek, go on to complete eight years of Latin in the midst of his philosophical studies? The scholastic record he has compiled during his four well-filled years at Lordham only lends conclusive strength to this contention. When we speak of his quiet personality we do not imply that it is negative and unattractive, for those of us who know him intimately have come to like him best for the keen wit which sparkles forth so often and so aptly. In these days of grating and ribald humor, it is indeed refreshing to come upon a man possessed of a flashing, honest sense of humor. His future path in life is as yet unknown to us. but whatever his choice of career, his undeniable abilities and retiring but winning personality cannot help but earn for him a position of honor and esteem in the opinions of all his associates. Two Mu u’ted Six Intramural $roi«' 1. -■ Pauhcnun Sodality 2 ; Assistant Basketball Manama 1; FicikIi Club 2. Italian Club I. Michael J. Mezzacane, A.B. New Haven High No Lama of far-off Tibet is more passive, tranquil or composed than "Mike." Easy going and mild tempered in the extreme, no scholastic hurricane has been able to blow him from his appointed course. His system of life is built on honesty with himself and a correct estimation of his own powers. He divides his time in three equal parts, one allotted to stud), one to work, and the last to recreation, and never docs he permit any of these to conflict with the others. Sport in any of its diverse forms is "Mike’s” favorite avocation but more especially basketball, in which he distinguished himself during the intcrclass tournaments. In the field of literature he prefers a good historical novel or a batch of essays by G. K. Chesterton. Medicine has beckoned to him and so the immediate future for "Mike” means four years as a disciple of Hippocrates. We wish him luck, and trust that the same mild disposition that has won for him friends at Fordham will also win him friends in his chosen profession. Two Hundred SevenBaseball l: Basketball l : Interchit Bitebill 2; Chemists Club 2; Swimming t; MAKOON Scat!. Joseph Mineiky, Jr., B.S. Dean Academy Many and diverse have been the pursuits of "Joe” while at college -a short glance at his activities will be convincing proof of that. Athletics, ot course, have always taken first place in his mind, and he has proven his skill in baseball, basketball and aquatics. Golf is his self-confessed avocation. When not engaged in purely physical diversions, he prefers the theatre to all other forms of recreational activity. In disposition, 'Joe” is pleasant and cheerful, but does not believe in wasting words and energy in idle talk. I lis parting advice to the undergrad is to derive as much as possible from every course during college years; he leaves no formula for success, but in keeping with his nature believes in achieving it before speculating about it. After graduation, "Joe” will enroll at a law school for the regular three-year course in preparation for the Bar; his ultimate aim is a general legal practice. Two Hundred FightWilliam J. Moody, B.S. BrookI yn Tech. Mimes and Mummers . |, Board of Directors I; SiagC Crew 2, 3. 4; Brooklyn-Lon Island Club 1, 2. 3. 4: Treasurer. Sophomore (lass; Vice-P'csidenr of Athletic Association 4; In ter class Baseball i. 2. 5. IF any arguments were needed for the propriety ol restricting class officers to high-ranking students, such could he- found made to order, in the person of William J. Moody. Mis is not an obtrusive nature which forces itself upon people, but rather insinuates itself, and lets its qualities become apparent and better appreciated after social contact. The end of Freshman found ''Bill” gracing two offices in the year to come— the treasurership of the class and membership of the Vigilance Committee—both of which demand high qualities. In the campus officialdom he continued to be active and Senior found him as vice-president of the Athletic Association. ''Bill” combines personality with intelligence as evidenced by the laurels of his general scholastic career, particularly in physics. He has been a diligent worker on the stage crew and was awarded with a directorship in this, his final year. He is going to be a physicisr. We cannot doubt his ultimate success, and we arc sure he will bring to that line of endeavor individual, noteworthy and versatile results. Tu-o Hundred NineSodality 1. ?. 3. 4; Council of Debate 3. 4; Quill Club 3; German Club 2. 3. 4; Interclass Athletics 5 Albert F. Mooney, A.B. Xavier High New York City cannot be more proud of its "Al" than we arc of our "Al.” Cool, reserved and self-sufficient, he possesses those sterling qualities which ever mark a man as great. Above all, it is the quiet manner in which these qualities are manifested that makes his presence so keenly felt among us. Quietly he came to lordham and just as quietly won his way into our hearts. Never seeking the applause of the multitude, he has become known, and is better, liked, for his understanding nature, keen intellect and sympathetic heart. It can be truly said that he was never heard to utter a harsh word against anyone. What a glorious heritage to leave behind! What do we expect of our "Al” in the future? If you would have our answer, picture a scene several years hence. The setting is at a meeting of the Fordham Alumni and the chairman is speaking: "Now, Fellow Alumni, it gives me great pleasure to present to you our own dear Monsignor Mooney of the class of 193 3.” Two Hundred Ten mm Richard J. Moran, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Brooklyn-Lons Island Club 1, 2. 4; Sodality I. 2. i. 4; Spanish Club I. 2 : Officers Club 5. 4, Chief of Pub liciiy 4 ; MAROON Staff. I» we ever wanted to write a book we’d model the hero after "Dick," tall, dark and handsome and with that extra something it takes to put these qualities over. When it comes to looks, '"Dick” certainly has Ids share and more besides. But he doesn’t just sit around and look pretty. No, he lus gone out and accomplished things and we look to him to accomplish many more. How often have we seen him come through in spite of almost unbelievable odds and leave panting and desperate harriers in his living dust? (We’d probably be good runners, too, if we arrived at the "L” station at about two minutes to nine every morning.) Yes, and on more than one occasion we have seen him display such loyalty, fight and determination as can only be shown by a true Brooklyn man. For "Dick” not only roots for the Brooklyn Dodgers but actually admits it and even on some occasions (his weaker moments) boasts about it. Keep up the determination "Dick,” and maybe some day you will be able to decipher "Biff” Denman’s notes, but seriously, as you dexterously wield your trusty scalpel for humanity, think of us. Two Hundred ElevenMimes and Mummer 1; So.Ulitv I, 2. 5. I. Mendel CIjI i. 4. lull in Club J, 4. Henry F.., A.B. I'ordham l rcp. T n September of our Freshman year, a quiet unassuming young lad walked, with J- an air of familiarity, across the "Quad” to where a group of bewildered Frosh stood. Yet his genial nature proved well fitted to the collegiate atmosphere. I or the four years of our college life, Henry applied himself diligently to the act of absorbing knowledge. This learning he obtained was in due preparation to the study of the finer art of the practice of medicine. He it was who was always willing to help the last-minute preparers for the easy as well as the difficult exams. Although calm, he lud a certain reserve which commanded the due admiration of his fellow students. Of his ability we will say nothing, it speaks for itself. In virtue of his sterling qualities, "Hank” will go forth from I'ordham to make his mark in the world of men. And well able will he do this for he has done full justice to the education that the Jesuits have offered him. And so we say, " Hank,’ may you succeed." Two llundteJ Twelu James P. Morris, A.B. Xavier High Silence isn’t always golden, but usually it is and "Jim” is one of those who are silent when it is. Not that "Jim” never talks, bar from it! But he just seems to have the knack of keeping quiet at the right moment. How often have we observed him enjoying that perfect repose and solitude that comes only to the mind at ease! On these occasions he has always been the subject of our greatest envy, for how anyone can be at perfect ease in the midst of a trying lecture puzzles us. But let us stop here; perhaps someone will accuse him of being asleep and we would never infer that. But, perchance, someone has received the wrong impression of Jim” from our brief discussion. Silence doesn’t mean that one is inactive and Jim’s" activity speaks for itself. We have only to witness the number of activities beneath his name to find he is a man of many talents. Success has always met him in the past and we will wager success will meet him in whatever field of endeavor lie undertakes. i'tt o Hundred Thirteen LIBRARY «V _Biooklyn-Loiit; I'land Club 1, 2, 3. •». Hiooklyu-Long Island Dance Committee 3; Sodality 1. 2. 3. -I. King Committee 3; Clac Secretary »; Cla« Treasurer 3; Vigilance Committee. Promoter I.c- kuc o! the SacreJ Heart 2. . 4. James J. Mossey, A.B. Xavier I Iigh Suavity is written in every line of "Jim’s” sartorially perfect figure. An immaculateness .inti jauntincss of air reminiscent of a recent public official (another Jimmy,” by the way) and a propensity for social gatherings marked "Jim” for distinction as a favorite with the fair sex. He has visions of some day gracing the Bar as a criminal lawyer and, perhaps apropos of his ambition, has a liking for baffling mystery dramas. He firmly believes that life was made to be enjoyed and always finds time to exemplify this belief. We have no fear for "Jim’s” future for we know his personality is an "open sesame” to anything to which our Brooklyn Beau Brummel sets his hand. It is the same sparkling wit that has enhanced our four years’ companionship that now moves him to turn benignly to the undergraduate with a metaphorical word of advice. Take your drinks straight—it’s the ginger ale that hurts ” Two Hundred FcurieenSpanish Club 1. 2. 3. German Club 3. »; Quill Club 2. 3; M-mlel Club I; Sodality I. 2. 3. 4 ; Brool. Island Club 1. 2. . A. MAROON Staff. Iniroducing "Jack" Mu'.lcn is like cranking an auto that has a self-starter. There’s no need of it. Neither a clever penman nor a talented orator could ever describe his sunny smile, good-natured ness and genial disposition. For these attributes, so characteristic of " Jack,” lose their personal fiber when subject to the interpretation of definition or analysis. Indeed, "Jack” will never be without friends. We must confess, in fact, we have never seen him without a retinue of companions. Be it a heated discussion on some philosophical viewpoint, a debate on the "pros” and "cons” of Ford ham's prowess or an exposition on the merits of Broadway favorites, one will always find him in the midst of the conclave, expounding with almost unbelievable sagacity a theory, with which, somehow or another, the audience does not seem to quite agree. But "Jack’s” penchant for disputation is insatiable, and his ability to bring forth hitherto unknown arguments usually leaves his hearers with the idea that perhaps there are two solutions to the problem after all. John A. Mullen, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Two Hundred FifteenJohn P. Mullen, A.B. Regis High Now we come to "Moon” Mullen. "Moon” is a quiet sort of a fellow but by no means is he dull and lifeless. To this fact anyone who has seen him on a basketball court or football Held will testify. " Red” will tell you that his favorite amusement is eating while his favorite physical diversion is football but he has another side as well, namely, the literary. His preferences in this Held arc Scott, Galsworthy, Farnol and Coleridge. There are a great number of men who know a great deal and let the rest of the world know' about it; here’s where "Moon” differs. He is a profound thinker on all subjects but does not deem it necessary to go around blowdng his own horn. We like "Moon” because he is a gentleman, lie is cultured and he is what we expect to find in a Fordham man. I lis genial nature, coupled w ith what he learned at "Old Rose Hill,” will help him attain success in w'hatcver w'alk of life he chooses to follow-. Two Hundred SixteenLeo F. Mullin, A.B. Maynard High Fmlimjn One-An Pl.« S«m1 lii I. 2. 3. 4: C.Itt Club I. 2. J, 4. Leo’s name is no index of himself, for he bears no lion-like characteristics. He is candid, sincere, straightforward, and has a sense of humor that, once aroused, gives rise to svit that scintillates. A good student in every respect, he admits an innate tendency to specialize in history, especially the sort that requires detailed research. In pure literature I.eo prefers the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe to that ot all others. Like many of his fellow students he holds the basic principle for success is concentration on the task at hand and the completion of this before another is undertaken; he also believes any underclassman can progress well if he remembers that his only task during the four years is hard study. Gifted with a fine voice, he has devoted himself to the work of the Glee Club during his entire stay at the University, and has proven himself a valuable member of that organization. I.eo has no definite plans for the future, but most probably he will enter the teaching profession. Tuo Hundred Seventeenbasketball I; Golf 1. 2. j, 4 Chemists' Club; Mendel Club; CaptJin Golf Team i. Michael P. Mulqufen, B.S. Yonkers High In describing "Mike” it would be luting to say be is one of those fellows who can be as comfortable as an old shoe without being one. He fits into any group, and is always welcomed by everyone. He has been able to attend to his studies, without neglecting either his friends or those pleasant contacts which we all seek. "Mike’s” smile has been something of an envy to everybody. He has that something which enables him to give his smile to all, without being false or artificial. And when you see him smile you know it is a friendly gesture—his way of saying "hello.” There will be other men to take his place at Fordham when he is gone, but we doubt if there will ever be anyone who can fill his place or make us forget him. His simplicity and honesty will always remain with 11s and all his friends. Two HrtnJtcd Eighteen ■ William J. Murpiiy, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Sodaliiv I. 2. 5: Brooklyn-L mu Island Club 1. 2. . Imciilass UaKball 2. TYill” is one of those fortunate creatures who permit no particular thing to D dominate their lives, and who, as a result, always manage to strike the golden mean. I le was horn in the West, educated in the East, enrolled in Art, studied science for two years of his four at college, and, to top it all, is a rigid philosopher mentally and a practical joker physically. ‘'Bill’s” advice on leaving college is the sanest we have heard outside of “Ecclcsiasticus”—"Be happy and respected.” There is a wealth of thought untamed in that simple phrase, and it is typical of "Bill,” its author. His future is business, preferably insurance or stocks and bonds, toward which held he has inclined for a long time. Wisconsin was well represented in this son, whose clear thinking was like a clear, cool current of air through the heart of discussion. The principles of “Bill’s” life are well founded and if he builds on them proportionately in the years to come, he will rear a structure of which he and his college may be proud. Two Hundred NineteenI Vincent R. Napoli, B.S. New York Military Academy A close counterpart of the famous "Nap” of history is our "Nap” pictured above. Like the "little corporal,” his stature is small but his spirit is great, a real force over those who come under his influence. And, like his famous model, his tastes run to things military as shown by his attendance at N. Y. M. A. In class, a good student, his interests have been divided between chemistry and biology, with biology slightly favored. After his duties with regard to his studies have been completed, he devotes his time to pleasurable pursuits. In line with this policy he can be found almost any afternoon in the "Rec” room indulging in a game of bridge. If the stories we have heard are true, his ability is of no mean order. In bidding you ”au revoir,” "Vince,” we express our confidence that you will not imitate the "Nap" of history by becoming an exile to the Elba of forgetful friends but will continue vour loyally to l ordham in the ranks of her true sons. Tiro bhouheJ Twent)Joseph T. Neary, A.B. Fordham Prep. SoJaliiy i. 2, 3. i. Orgjntu oi Holy Rotary Sodality. Immaculate Conception Sodality. St. Thomas Aquinas Sodality. Paithcnun Sodality. Univci-sity Ofacaiiist I. 2. 3. 4. Long before Joe ’ entered the college he was well known to most ot his future schoolmates, for even though he was yet in the Prep, he was recognized as an especially talented organist. It was only natural, then, that during his entire college course he was selected organist not only of the University but also of every sodality connected thereto—Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, and Law School, but prescinding entirely from his musical ability, "Joe” is one who commands your respect because he has the happy faculty of combining good marks and good fellowship. With regard to the former, he stood always near the head of the class; with regard to the latter, he was outstanding, bad weather and fair, he was always ready with a cheery word, broad smile, and unless you chose your words very carefully—one of his famous puns. If true meric really finds its reward we have no doubt that '"Joe” will soon be sitting "at the console of the mighty Wurlitzcr.” Two Hundred Twenty-oneInteiiliss Athletics l. - John H. Norris, A.R. Fordham Prep. tack” is our man of case. When he has a week or two to himself, he can he J fount! down South, usually in Florida, basking in the dry winter heat of Dixie. Still, for all his apparent physical inactivity, he is an athlete of some ability; several class track teams and many a crowd of handball players have welcomed him. His hobby is mechanics, preferably automobiles. "Jack” is a traffic lawyer after a sort, being a clever disputer with the "boys” over traffic rules. The fusion of a keen, steady mind with an almost lethargic body produces the impression of a "master mind”—for he is a clear and analytic observer of people and places. Never a harsh word or tart retort has passed his lips; rather, with his tales of the sunny South, he is a most entertaining conversationalist. "Jack” is preparing for business, but is wide-awake to the possibilities of other fields. This man of peculiar energy accomplishes a great deal while he remains as a sphinx. His array of moods consists in one quiet and one conversational— throughout he is kindly in his thoughts and actions, always subtly zealous, but seldom enthusiastic. Two Hundred Twenty twoGolf Tom J, •«; ChcmiuC Club 2. i. 4. Frederick C. O’Connell, B.S. Princeton Prep Earnestness, sincerity and application are all resident in ’Tred’s” character. He has proven to his classmates that hard play and hard study mix well. In Chemistry, he has been as outstanding as in golf, the sport in which he represented Alma Mater. Although he is a scientist, he has an esthetic bent which finds its outlet in short stories and in the works of Poe and Swyiburne. "Fred” docs not procrastinate, hut has been noted for the promptness with which he executes each assigned task. He believes that a scientific education strengthens one’s faith, and as a scientist, regards the present situation as a pleasant one in which to live because of the many conveniences which help to lighten the burden of life. I lis ambition is to win the United States’ Amateur Golf Championship. After graduation he will enter industry, most probably with a large, well-known baking corporation. Tu r, llnndt cd T uentj-ih of Dcjaic 4. Sodality 4. Vigilance Committee. Harvester Club 4 ; I mere lass Football 2. 3 : Intervlass Baseball 1. : Varsity Baseball 2; MAROON st.Ul. Edward J. O'Connor, A.B. Xavier I ligh Hl has a flair for the sciences, with Physics as his major. All of which indicates that another few years will doubtless see the chair of Physics at some fortunate university occupied by Ed.” This is but an outgrowth of his personality, for he combines those qualities most essential to this field. Sufficiently open-minded to allow for the difficulties and arguments of others, he has courage in his own convictions. Add to these the ability to solve difficulties, a penchant for things scientific, a personality which makes friends of all whom he meets, and you have the requisites for a successful Physics Prof. Though studiously serious, his four years at Rose Hill have meant much more to him than a mere round of studies, as his many activities testify. His scholastic record need bow to none, but sports and other amusements, the social whirl included, have by no means been neglected. All in all. a well-rounded and productive career at Fordham. So it is no idle adulation to say that the teaching profession promises a bright future for his undeniable talents. Here’s luck, "Ed,” and be generous with the marks. Two HurJieJ Viienty-fomUj viaic Club 2. J. 4. President 4; Vigilance ComminM. Sodality I. 2. I. Clicinim' Club 2. Vincent W. O’Connor, A.B. LaSalle Institute (C t 7ince” was the quietest man in the class, but his presence was emphasized V by his tremendous orchestral silence. We all knew him as an earnest student who, by patient perseverance, could unravel any of the knotty problems that present themselves during an A.B. course. He marked himself as a good classical scholar and was fond of literature, particularly the essay. "Vince” has no special plans for the future, but if certain suggestions which he has made are indicative of his life’s work he will probably he a pedagogue. Among the reforms which he has expressed a desire to institute are smoking in class and permission to have breakfast served in one’s room. No one, however, will be permitted to sleep in class at "O'Connor College.” We will remember "Vince” for his unassumed modesty and gentleman I i ness and his rare ability to be "all things to all men.” On the eve of leaving, he has no word of parting advice, but has a motto which he has adopted as his own and which sums up his philosophy of life; we quote it probably against his will, "Multum errant, quoniam superbi sunt. ’ Two Hundred Twenty-fiveFrancis X. O’Donnell, Jr., A.B. Xavier High WHAT cherished memories this name and its pleasant recollection shall bring in the many years to come! Memories of a man who typifies the true gentleman, scholar and friend. There are some men whom we will never forget, and in this category we place "Frank.” For "Frank," by Ins warm heart, his conscientiousness and dependable good-nature has made for himself a place in our memories that time can never erase. He leaves after him an enviable record as a student, a record that is the more remarkable when we consider his activities as a social lion. No social aft air of note, in and around the city, has failed to find his rail, stately figure among those present. He is to enter law school, and with his natural aptitude for argumentation and his keen reasoning powers, will undoubtedly some day sit on the bench. (We need not add—the right side.) Graduation brings to us many regrets, but none deeper nor more sincere than the parting of the ways with "Frank.” Two Hundred Twenty-t xSodality I. 2. 3. 4. P.ciwi 2. 4. Assistant Prefect l Debating Society I. 2, 3. 4. Vice-Pre ivkn« 2; Freshman One-Act Plays; Intciclas Basketball 1. 2; Inters.ass B.-.scba.l 3; 5 :u dent Council 4; Varsity Onc-Acts 4. Oiatoiical Contest 4. MAROON Start. Thomas V. O’Keefe, A.B. Regis 11i «npO iY’ placid exterior would never lead you to guess tlut his greatest am-X bition is to travel far and wide. The "bug” must have caught him several summers ago. while he was visiting the principal countries of Europe. He believes that the legal profession will help him realize this ambition. His sterling qualities have been recognized by bis classmates, for they elected him Prefect of the Holy Rosary Sodality in his Sophomore year, and of the Immaculate Conception Sodality in Senior. Those same qualities have gained for him innumerable friends. Tom maintains that he would not like to have lived in a previous generation; yet—believe it or not—his outlook on life is ideally "old-fashioned.” In spite of his many extra-curricular activities, he has always ranked high in studies and ethics has become his favorite subject. But don’t get the idea that he is a book-worm. He finds relaxation in basketball and tennis, and his presence is considered a great asset to any social gathering. We hid him farewell with a firm conviction that he wi'l reflect continual glory on his Alma Mater and fulfill all the hopes of his well-wishers. Two Hundred Twenty-sevenSodjli’.y I. 2. 3. •», Fiohrrun One An P|jy%. InicrdaH Athletics I. 2. Coun il » f Debate I. Hat tester Tlub A: MAROON Start. Francis X. O’Sullivan, A.B. Xavier High SuaRlz and St. Thomas? They’re good, too. But when it comes to ultramodern philosophy we take our hats oft to "Frank” O’Sullivan. A true philosopher, if ever there was one, and. we might add, a bit of a theologian in the bargain. "Frank” has an insatiable tendency to delve into the ultimate causes of tilings and to tear into shreds the apparently unassailable argumentation of a fellow arguer, yea, even that of an experienced and tried professor. He is usually calm and deliberate in all lus proceedings. But when speed and accuracy arc demanded he always manages to be the man of the hour. It took Descartes all his life to build up a system of philosophy and it took "Frank" fourteen seconds to refute it. He’s that kind of a fellow. But philosophy doesn’t occupy all of "Frank’s” time. He isn’t afraid of hard work and makes the most of every opportunity that comes his way. A man who portions work and pleasure to their best advantages and who always has time to lend a helping hand to the fellow of less ability than himself. Friendly, impressive and conscientious, the latter almost to a fault, "Frank” has won many supporters in his four years at Fordham and no doubt these same sterling qualities will win him many more. Tun 11 •mil, j Tu-enty-eighlHarvester Club 3. •!; Sodality 3, I; Brooklyn-Lons; Island Club 3. 4; Council t Debate 4 . Freshman Baseball . Varsity baseball 2. 3. 4 . Italian ( lub 1 ?. 3. 4 . Vicilante Committee. Rocco M. Paone, A.B. Boys’ High Oxe of our biggest, finest and best dancers, "Roe” is torn with an attempt to be serious and grave, but his nature is all smiles. His native friendliness simply draws people to him. He wishes everyone would be polite—no one is more so than he. A much-traveled man, Rocco knows all types ot people and thoroughly understands mankind. An athlete of no mean accomplishment, he has played varsity baseball and likes basketball on the side. On the other hand he is a popular addition to any social event and knows more Fordhamitcs than the great majority of us. '"Roc” is a student of debate and as a very logical and learned philosopher, is well fitted for his chosen profession of law. A peculiar combination of joviality and powerful will, together with a stern code of conduct, give him a quiet and solemn exterior which belies his very human spirit. All this produces a remarkable balance of attributes in him which augurs well for Rocco’s success in social and legal life later. Two Hundred TuentynineSodality I. 2. . I; Hughes Debating I, 2; Upstate Club I. 2. 3. -I. Secretary 3. President I. St. Vincent , e Paul Society •». Secictary 4: MAROON Stall. William M. Partlan, A.B. Kingston High A SMALL, dark figure forever hustling hither and yon in a very business-like manner—that is ''Bill'’ Partlan. No one has ever seen "Bill” idle for even a single moment; he is one of those rare creatures who not only have something to do, but when seen always appear to be doing it. I lis most dominant note is his deep bass voice, which proves both a surprise and a pleasure when first heard: he has used this gift to advantage in the Debating Society. Philosophy is his favorite study, as it best satisfies his naturally inquiring turn of mind. "Bill’s” reading is of the more serious kind, even when done for entertainment; his avocation is work of any kind, as long as it keeps him occupied. He has answered the call ol business, and after graduation will launch himself on a career in the marts of commerce. I lis likeahility, his earnestness and, above all, his surprising bass voice will keep "Bill” fresh in our memories for many years after our school days are finished. Two UnnJft’d ThirtyJoseph F. Peppard, A.B. Brooklyn Prep. Sodality 1. 7. 3. 4 . St John Rerih n an's Soacty 1. 2 3 . Si Vincent de Pail s ciciy. Harvester Club. Treasurer: Freshman Tennis; Council ol Debate 3. -I. Vice-President 4. Brooklyn-Long Island Club I. 2. 3. 4. Prencl Club l. I iuc r lass B iskt t iii i. German i it Vieilani e Committee I. 2. . 4; Varsity Debating 3. 4. Ht can talk anyone down,—but lest you gain a false impression of "Joe,” we hasten to state that although he is frequently verbose, lie is never garrulous. Debonair, suave, colorful, but ever cheerful is this unique personality. He is an ardent devotee of Scholasticism and while always open to conviction, has never vet relinquished his position until the point at issue has been adequately proven to him. However, although we have always been aware of Joe’s” presence by his ability to express himself, he has contributed something more to our impression of him by reason of jauntiness of carriage, sureness of bearing, and an ever-infectious grin. His marked gift of fluent speech culminated on the debating rostrum, for it was here, despite the pressure of a varied extra-curricular program, that he shone forth as a debater par-excellence. His success as an intercollegiate debater may well be a harbinger of the success we hope he will enjoy in his chosen profession—law. Tiro Handled Thirty-outInicrclus Athletics: Jctscy Club 1, 2. 3, 4. Ficnch Club 1. 2, 3. 4. Salvatore J. Perlini, A Leonia High In "Sal” we have Fordham’s dual personality. To sit alongside him in class and then to meet him on the campus is to know two different fellows. So silent and undemonstrative is he in the class-room that one suspects an inferiority complex, but outside those confining walls there is none so jovial, or shall we say boisterous. As proof that studies have seldom been a great source of worry to him, "Sal” has intrepidly elected the most formidable sciences, for his goal in this life is a shingle on the door bearing the legend "Dr. S. G. Perlini. D.D.S.” Next September should find him a student ot Georgetown School of Dentistry, and it is only fair to prophesy that his career at that institution will move as smoothly as his four full years at Rose Hill. We wish nothing but the best lor "Sal" and judging from the evidence at hand our wishes will lx fulfilled. Two Hundred Thirty-twoPaul 11. Philips, A.B. St. Mary’s Academy Paul has led a comparatively hidden life while in our midst. Allhough not given to the quibbling characteristic of philosophers, he is, nevertheless, a true philosopher for he is content with himself, his position in life, and his own generation. Paul’s optimism in the face of great trouble has always been a source of fortitude to friends who went to him for a word of cheer. History and historical novels have been his sole diversion while at college. He believes that the greatest discontent and failure come from the fact that most people aim too high; and that the greatest material goods are faithful friends, a comfortable home, and a motor car. After a law course, Paul hopes to follow real estate as a career. His sunny disposition and perpetual cheery outlook should prove valuable assets to him as a business man. It is our conviction that Paul’s home town of Amsterdam has here a son worthy of her pride. Two Hundred Thirty-threeBand 2, 3, -I; Chemists' Club 2, 3. 4. Secretary 3. President 4 ; Orchestra 2. 3. 4. President 4 ; Class Representative 2. 3: R:n : Committee j. Frank D. Pick el, B.S. Bald win High “nPiu: time has come,” the walrus said, "to speak of many things.” Of course, -L there is no mention of Frank in the Walrus's speech, but he will be included most vigorously in the conversations between students and their friends. He is one of the few men we know who have a legitimate claim to loyalty and fighting spirit. No one who has ever been associated with him has ever been disappointed. No subject or difficulty has ever been too hard or too intricate for him. We will always remember Frank for his wizardry and originality in conversation. Whenever the boys got together for a special session of the tall story club, he could never be left out, for he could always be depended upon to cap the session with a "whopper. ’ It is these things especially which make him an enjoyable character, and it is by these things that we will remember him. Two H nmhed Thiny-J our Patrick A. Pilosi, B.S. Old Forge High If you were ro ineel "Pat” casually I’m sure he would impress you as a lighthearted chap, happy-go-lucky, with not a care in the world. If you were to meet him on the campus your impression would be justified for he gets his fun and cnjovs himself in a great way in whatever manner or means is appropriate to the occasion. He has given us all many .1 laugh and taken us out of many a blue spell, helping us all to get a little more fun our of life. But to those of us who know him better, to those of us who can see what is hidden behind the smile, "Pat” is another man, not "different,” just an ordinary-fellow with the facts of life right before his eyes. He is not free from all those little things which cause us worry and trouble, but he refuses to let them get the best of him. That, then, is the main reason why we all appreciate him and cherish his friendship. Here’s hoping you’ll always be like that, "Pat,” even after you have left this campus we have all grown to love. Two UundieJ Thirty-fivebasketball 1, 2. 3. -1: Football I, 2; Chemists' Club 2, 3. Adolph J. Pingarron, B.S. St. Ann’s Academy -piNG” is one of Fordham’s favorite athletic sons. F ie played football in Fresh-JL man and Sophomore, and for the past two years has been a member of the varsity basketball team. A strong, aggressive player, it is a pleasure to watch him cut and play the corners of the court. Always moving, he is alert to every opportunity and opening; and whenever the opposing guard is napping, "Ping” is in there scoring more points. No matter how fast or furious the game is, he is always in there working hard and giving his best, ll the team is losing, he plays with that same wholc-hcartcdness and tenacity which spurs a team on; if they win, he accepts the victory as a true sportsman. You need only to know him to realize the earnestness with which he devotes himself to athletics and studies, the perseverance which makes him keep at a thing until it is finished. We are certain he will one day attain that goal for which he strives. Two Hundred TLilly-sixRoy A. Pizzarello, B.S. Central High Clicnmo' Club . Ketoo" Null . -I: Mendel Club ; Italian Club , I ; German Club $. I; New Jersey Club |, 2, 4. hi-mistry”—"Roy Pi zarcllo.” Perhaps to most people these arc merely v_y words with no connection, one to the other. Rut to those who have known Roy and his ideals during the past tour years, one is practically synonymous with the other. It ever a man had a deeper interest in chemistry and everything pertaining to it than he we have not met him—certainly he was not a classmate at Fordham. Yet Roy is not of the "absent-minded professor” type, which custom has come to associate with scientific workers. He can laugh and joke, indulge in sports, enjoy himself to the fullest in the company of his friends. But when his time for pleasure is over, he returns to his catalysts and reagents, his test tubes ami beakers, with the air of one who has been long away from his best friend and who, while he has enjoyed himself while away, is very glad indeed to be back. He is to do graduate work in chemistry, looking forward to a Ph.D. in that branch of science and then he intends to devote his life to the work he loves. I (is success, we think, is predicted. Two Hundied Thirty-serf nChemist}’ Club y, 4. French Club I. John J. Poggi, B.S. jnmcs Monroe High Tack" is one of those rare individuals who is quietly serious, and complete!) engrossed in the more important things in life—yet, who has not permitted his seriousness and devotion to duty to warp his personality. He has, during the past four years, been one of our most brilliant students, one of the most popular and universally admired students in the class. Few of us have not had the pleasure of those quiet, earnest chats which are so characteristic of "Jack.” Although there is no undue levity in his makeup, there is a deep-seated and discriminating sense of humor to temper his earnestness with its presence. It is this delightful intensity of purpose, tempered by his everpresent good humor, which has made "Pog” so well liked and deeply respected a member of the class. '"Jack” intends to enter the medical field and we surely feel that his character is so well suited to his profession that he cannot but be an outstanding success Tiro Huut nJ Thmy-eigbtAdrian R. Porcelli, A.B. James Monroe High A SK l 'c 'n the uniform,” so we immediately go to Adrian to find out A. about Fordham and her activities, lor he is well coached in Fordham traditions. 1 le is a marksman, an officer and a member of the Glee Club, who would have been soloist but, due to other activities, he graciously declined. I le possesses a hand-writing that is worth a small fortune and it has already started to reap him a harvest. Among the Fordham contingent that migrated to Fort Monroe was this gentleman whose companionship was fully appreciated by all the cadets from other universities. ’Tis said also that many sweet young things gazed, stopped, and admired him as he strutted along Virginia Beach. Adrian is a quiet lad, but indeed popular among his classmates, for his emotions have a blend of seriousness and mirth which he may alternate whenever the occasion warrants. As a fellow officer, Nathan Hale regretted that he had but one life to lose for his country,” but Adrian Porcelli regrets that "he had not lived at that time to ride on Paul Revere’s horse.” Two Hundred Thirty-nineWilliam H. Power, Jr., A.B. Fordl lam Prep. Every Fordham year-book has iis "regular fellow.” Meet ’’Bill,” the 193 3 nominee ior the title. As occasion demanded, a clever repartee or a scholarly explanation was "Bill’s” contribution. His extra-curricular activities amply testify to his versatility. The Polo Grounds, a football game, "Bill” is out there with the Band. The French Club—Rousseau, Montaigne and Villon live again in "Bill’s” classical interpretations. With the same rollicking spirit "Bill” assailed his studies. His scholastic rating is an enviable one, such as a "book-worm” could well boast of; yet "Bill” took all his studies in his strides. Power is more than his name, it is his description. Success will be the product of "Bill’s” energy and may his accomplishments at the Bar be as great as his achievements at Fordham. Two Hundred Foil)Chemist ' Club 2. s. 4 . MAROON SratT. Ambrose J. Quentin, A.B. Trinity High ENTLEMAN” and "scholar” arc terms aptly fitting "Doc,” for he is the J one by breeding and the other by inclination. 11 is interests include art, science, literature and philosophy, all of which he has adapted into his complex personality and made part of himself. "Doc’s” love of books is proverbial and when needed he can always be found behind one of the deepest, heaviest and largest tomes in the library. As a conversationalist he is without peer, for his keen observation of human nature has given him much cloth on which to embroider his natural wit and satire. Walking is his favorite physical diversion and smoking strong pipes and strong tobaccos is his most enjoyed pastime. He gives no advice to the undergraduate for he believes the real undergraduate needs none; according to "Doc,” if an undergraduate needs advice he will not remain an undergraduate for very long. A life devoted to professing English and its many and diverse allied branches is "Doc’s” position in this world. About the next world he is not worried, for if lie is good enough at his task in this, coupled with a knowledge of the many tongues of which he is master, "Doc” believes it will be easy to secure the position of translator at the Eternal Court. Two Hundred Forty-oneSt John bcichm-in's Sodality 1. 2. 3. i; Mimes and Mummers 1. 2, 3. a. Parchcnian Sodality 1. 2, 3. 4. Hand I. 2. 3. 4; New Jersey Club I 2. 3. 4. MAROON Staff. —a Lawrence A. Quinlan, A.B. St. Mary's Prep. t arry” is a man of many occupations. If you don’t take our word for it, J—i witness the list of extra-curricular activities in which he has participated. Indeed, should every undergraduate follow his example Fordham could boast of a student body than which there is none more active. "Larry” is not an extremist, always displaying moderation in whatever he undertakes: but when he docs enter into a project he gives his sincerest and most profound efforts to the work. Here is one man we really envy; for no matter how' hard the going may be he sticks to the task and with a complacency and satisfaction characteristic of his genial personality comes out on top by looking on the happy side of life. He intends to continue his studies and enter the field of law. Those of us who are fortunate enough to keep him company will profit by it, but the rest can only wish him luck and watch his accomplishments in the years to come. Two IlmiJieJ Fmly-ltroSodality I. 4; St. John Bach- man's Sodality I. J. 4. Council ot Debate 5. I; Vigilance Committee. Cosmos J. Rf.aije, A.B. Lordlum Prep. Pome people have ideas; others carry out the ideas—"Cos” does both. A fertile O brain, a vivid imagination and a vast amount of energy and persistence have made him unusually successful in the execution of his fancies. I le plays hard and uses the same winning vitality in all activities, whether a playful game of handball or one of the most serious affairs of his life. His ambition is to get his Doctorate as soon as possible. In his ease, we know that he will secure this with the same ease that has characterized his undergraduate work. Early in his Freshman year he became a member of the Sodality and the St. John Berchman’s Sodality. In both organizations he has been an active worker. An excellent debater, he was one of the men who upheld the Council’s ideals during this past year. He can argue convincingly on anything, from religion to the League of Nations. Prognostications which concern human activities are most unreliable, yet we venture to say, in the light of our knowledge of Cosmos J. Reale, that he will surely be successful. Tiro Hundred Forty-threeSodalicy i, I ; Brooklyn-Long IsEn.i Club I. 2. J. »; Vigilante (.ommiticc . Crew 2. V I Property Manager t: (mcnliiu Baseball -I. Joseph F. Regan, B.S. St. John’s High ManY-sii in "Joe” is an athlete, lover of aeronautics, socially active and a student of literature. He has accomplished things quietly and well, among us at college. Usually the passive observer and thinker, "Joe” can and does argue the boys under” at times. All in one hour, he can tell things his audience doesn’t know, in any scientific or technical line, literature, business or sports. 1 lis college career has coordinated these to show him the way of life. The serious Mr. Regan is the master of any situation and the gayer man is the master of men. His boundless good humor and saioir fiiiic hold his companions in the firm grip of friendship. This man, who can thoroughly enjoy the best in life and makes the most of comfort, lays them aside as trifles, to serve his fellows. "Joe” is Spartan in his ideas of duty, even the slightest receiving his full spirit. His chosen course in life is business, for which he is fitted In the versatility' which should adorn a business man. 7 U'O liundrcu Forty-fourSodality 1, 2. J. 4: Freshman One-Ace Plays. Author .uid Auot. Fioli-man Tennis. Varsity Tennis J, 4; French Club I. 2; I mere lass Basket -ball 2. 5; Hughes Debating Society 2. Brooklyn Long Island Club 1, 2, 5. 4. Dance Committee }. John J. Rek hi r. A.B. Brooklyn Prep. John is perpetually in a hurry. Always doing something, he sleeps but six hours a night. He is one of the outstanding scholars of the class, but appears not to be very interested in the serious side of life. Card playing, dancing and any species of social gathering are his weaknesses. He gets in and out of scrapes miraculously, and all like him for his "happy-go-lucky" disposition. He likes no sport save tennis to play and football to watch. Mr. Reicher is outstanding for his ability at tennis. I Iis favorite literary sphere is the intricately emotional in drama and poetry. I Iis mind is remarkably alert for subtleties and strong will is Ins whole being. To bis friends "Johnny" is the human dynamo, always willing ro help them if he can. His likes and dislikes are generally fleeting but be has an abiding interest in the classical. His recreations and pastimes are simple and are the great balancing factor in this man of every superlative. "Jolly’s” vocation is teaching and his interest, academically, lies in the direction of the classical languages and English literature. Tuo Hundred Pony-fireSoJalin I. 2. 3. 4; Freshman Foot ball. fnccrclavi Baseball 2. 3: Inter-ilass Basketball I. 2. 3: Vigilante Cummifcec . Spanish Tlub I : Harvester Club 4. George E. Reilly, A.B. Fordham Prop. Four years at Fordham have won George a host of friends. We need not seek far for the reason. A radiant disposition that found free expression in an easy, ready smile revealed the general warmth of his personality. Never have we known him to wear a frown, and yet he was not the "court jester.” When occasion demanded, George turned the cheerful smile to a serious mien, the merry quip to a keen observation and so demonstrated the versatility that marks a real man. From what we have seen of George, we can predict for him a life of conquest —of conquest over whatever obstacles confront him—and the reward of conquest—triumph. For his armor is crowned with Fortune’s choicest weapon— versatility. An all-around good fellow, he was welcomed everywhere and was accepted by all as one of the best of us, and the judgment of classmates is ever a critical one. His friendship is one to be valued—let us hope that it be one that years will not fade nor glory dim. Tuo HunJteJ Fnrty-iixJohn 11. Reilly, 13.S. New Haven High Mi-.i: i John and you meet an exhilaracing personality-cocktail, equal parts of Puck and Philosopher. We had always considered him a chosen disciple of Archimedes and Dalton, but recently he disclosed that his association was one effected hv dint of application rather than by natural aptitude, for John’s secret ambition has always been to read F.uripides and Aristophanes in the purest of pure Greek. After four years’ sojourn with the sciences, "J. R.” has elected to set himself in the marts of commerce. Although neither of the two major political parties nor their respective platforms interest him, the consensus of opinion is that he would make an excellent politician, for he has rendered some excellent opinions on forensic topics when one found him in the proper mood. His hatred for our system of oligarchical democracy forces us to anticipate a tri-partisan system of government to rise some day from his tireless efforts. ‘J. R.,” whatever your final goal may be, we are sure that your pleasing personality and ready wit will expedite your arrival, for they were the two characteristics that marked you as a man worth knowing during your stay at college. Two Hundred Forty-sevenAndrew G. Reitwiesner, A.B. Mount Vernon High On that eventful and crisp September morn back in ’29, a self-contained and jovial chap drew his car into the University parking space, quickly alighted, paced up to the Administration building and greeted the bewildered group of Freshmen standing there with an informal "I Ii. boys.” Such an expression of his cheerful nature constitutes a very important parr of "Andy’s” make-up and not a class day goes by but the morning thereof is brightened by that cheery salute. Those happy hours in gym arc the ones in which we recall "Gump” to best advantage. Sure-footed and quick of hand, he and three of his pals would engage in a lively game of handball sharply punctuated every now and then by loud outbursts over the status of the score. With feigned wrath, "Andy” would coldly glance at his rivals and then with surprised amusement would shout, "O.K. boys, let’s go.” Then, when the game was concluded, on to the locker-room where Mr. Reitwiesner would indulge in several moments of "towel-chucking,” much to the discomfiture of those unfortunates who, in unguarded moments, exposed themselves to his unerring aim. Ttrv Hundred Forty-a biPanlicnuo Sodality 1. 2. 3. 4. Asms-uni Prcleci i; Prefect •»; Connection Club I, 4 Mendel Club 2, 3, -I. ChemiM)' Club 3. ; Icnnis 1; Inter-class Athletics 1. 2. 3. »; MAROON Si.ill . S». I«11111 Dcicluiijn's Sodality 1. 2. 3. 4. Joseph S. Riccio, B.S. Meriden High There are some things that pentrate so deeply into one’s being as to defy adequate portrayal. Such is the character of "Joe” Riccio. The personification of friendliness and good cheer, he came into our midst four short years ago, but so powerful is the force of his personality that we now feel as though we had known him always. An earnest student, a fine gentleman, his greatest ambition is to have his name high in the annals of the great of the medical profession. We do not know how far his ambition will be realized, but we do know that if a real and absorbing interest, a willingness to work and a deep love of his fellow-man can help in the attainment of this end. "Joe’s” ambition will be realized far beyond his fondest hopes. The power and attractiveness of his character are the outstanding notes in "Joe,” for, though he is an example of good sportsmanship on the basketball court and football field and has a deep seated zeal in academic matters, it is his personality that counts. Tiro Hundred Forty-nineIIukIks Dcbaiinp Society 1 ; French Club 1 . S«. John Bcrclimun s Sodality I. 2. . I. Italian Club I. 2. }. 4. Vice-President ). President 4. Librarian 5. 4. Connecticut Club I. 2. 4. 4. President I MAROON Stall. Edward A. Ricciuti, A-B. Crosby High Four years ago, "Ed" came sauntering up the walk to the Main Building, intent on registering as a Freshman since he had just graduated from Crosby High School, Waterburv, Conn., in the role of honor student. When the formalities were over, he donned his little red "dink” and moved about with his fellow Freshmen in as timid a way as only Freshmen can. "Ed” was here to work and to learn, as events proved. With true sophomoric sophistication he chose his major romance languages, and since then he has "walked in the patios of Spain, looked through the fence res of France and eaten in the coffee-houses of Greece.” "Ed” has always been a gay, exuberant character who made no attempt to force himself on anyone, but who nevertheless created many friendships through his genial and warm good nature. He has been most active in and about the campus. As a member of the photographic department of the present Maroon, we arc indebted to him for artistic studies which are most refreshing in this day of realism. With college completed, "Ed” is going to attack the business world with the same intensity of purpose that typified his undergraduate days. Tuo hundred FiftySodality I. 2. 3. 4. Kant” Suit 3: Council of Debate 3. 1: New Jersey Club l, 2. j. 4. Vice-President 4; I mere lass Artilcncs 1, 2, 3, 4. John F. Richardson, A.B. St. Peter s Words can be so inadequate to aptly describe people. This is particularly true when the subject happens to be above your vocabulary. Such a character is the quiet, modest and unassuming John Richardson. Student, athlete, activity man, what more can one ask? John is our idea of the perfect Fordham man who more than fulfilled our fondest hopes. He is an athlete of no mean ability, though one would never learn about it if they were to ask him. He is a good swimmer, a better basketball player, and an excellent baseball player. It was his wish, however, to let his ability "waste its fragrance" in the interclass games, and varsity coaches were not aware of the presence of this gem in the college ranks. Yet, this was not the case in the classroom, where his ability quickly placed him in the limelight whether he willed it or not. He also has that extra something, rhar great quality of being able to rise to the occasion when necessity calls. Whether in games with the score close or in the classroom when a "prof" would pull a surprise exam, "Rich” would come through gloriously. Thus he will go through life, rising where others fall, conquering when the odds arc heavy, always the Fordham man. Fordham is proud of John and wishes him the success which he so richly deserves. Two Hundred Fifty-oneFootball 1, 2; Varsity Play I : Vigilance Committee; Chemists' Club 2 ; Spanish Club I. 2. 3. -I; Fiatcmidad Hispana 3. 4: Harvester Club 4. Sodality 1. 2. 3. 4. Hamilton B. Rider, Jr., A.B. Mount Vernon High Hamilton is that happy combination of wit and gravity which is needed everywhere. He knows all sides of life, has had his hard knocks and good times. "Ham” is an example for all who are ever discouraged—he always rises to new heights. An outstanding athlete, he is a wonderful scholar—a well-balanced man of action. Mr. Rider, the adventurer, is ever eager ro see new lands and hear new ideas. He has not only seen, but studied, our own states and Cuba, as his interesting talcs and analyses of them show. His role is that of the unassuming student; but when the proper time comes "Ham” can show his humor. Often as not, he is the center of a group of interested listeners, or is chinking up some new plot to extort laughter from the world. "Ham’s” diversions are light reading and golf; and his vice is playing pinochle; which shows that he is trying to keep his character well rounded, for a man of deep thought needs light moments. Teaching is a well-chosen profession for this man of dignity and keen mind. We may read some of "Ham’s” books some day—and they will be good. Tiro Hundred l:ifly-tuoAlfred G. Roberts, B.S. Morris High Sn'jliiy i. ?. 3: Mmdel Club ?. 3: Vicilattc Committee: Chemists' Club 3. t. Memories of pleasant jaunts and carefree hours—how they remain with us! How closely "Al” is interwoven into them. For wherever memory wanders there he seems to be. always bright, always cheerful, ever ready with the unexpected retort. Who will forget that tense moment in Soph when the history "prof.” said, "now look at Charlemagne” and "Al” replied, "now look at him yourself.” A born diplomat, with his suave and easy manner, he always tits into the pattern of things, picking up piece by piece until the whole picture is laid before him. Disarmingly frank, he somehow always manages to Find a way to say what he thinks without offending, without making any enemies. To say that lie is always himself without any sham or make believe is only stating a fact. We feel sure that some day "Al" will reach the top. How soon or how distant we will not even hazard a guess, but until then, "best wishes, ‘Al’.” Tun Hundred l:tftx-lbrceI I Victor Romano, A.B. Evander Childs High ic” is the type of student whose friendly disposition, though a bit reserved, V attracts his classmates to him. Those who were fortunate enough to know him well will always remember him as a good student and an energetic worker. A natural intelligence which enabled him to assimilate lectures and courses with but slight effort, together with a mild contempt for the ordinary mechanisms of "cramming,” has brought him through his college years with flying colors. With a calm ease, which was often quite discouraging to those who could not afford to be so calm, and a merry wit that s as neither calm nor discouraging, he mastered his studies and won his companions to him. It is small wonder, then, that "Vic” stood high in his studies and higher in the estimation of his classmates. He intends to try law for a while and then go in for electrical engineering. This is quite a program he has set for himself, but we arc sure that "Vic” will fill it, as long as he lives according to his motto, "W hen you play, plav hard; and when you work, don’t play at all.” Tuo Hundud l:ijt)-1our ■■John F. Rooney, Jr., A.15. Brooklyn Prep. Mendel (.tub 2. j. Vue I’rcsidcn: I , liditor ol Cabmudi J. 4. t ack" is not .1 well-known man, but those who do know him like him. One J fault is that he keeps many of his better thoughts to himself. lie is almost totally absorbed in the study of biology, and will some day he a physician. The biology department owes much of the progressive spirit of the Mendel Club to the red-headed man from Brooklyn. "Jack” is not only the inspired student, for he participates in many sports, and tennis is his favorite. Then, too, he likes his "social life.” Never was lie a social lion, but the ladies just like him anyway. Even with men, where "Jack” is, there also is laughter and a good time. "Jack” Rooney can be light-hearted even in his most serious moments. His nature leads him to avoid some people because of a quickly formed antipathy to them. Let it be said, however, that even his dislike could never cause him to be gruff with anyone. It is the true spirit of friendship which leads him occasionally to make a joke of his own or a friend’s mistakes and failings. Two Unwind Fifty-five Vanity Swimming Team 1. 2. 3, ; tv I. '. 5. ; Council of Dc Lijic f. Si. John Be nli man's Sodality I. . t. i Chemists' Club 2. William D. Rotchi-ord, A.B. Fordham Prep. ti'"phRRA marique semper victor." This phrase better describes "Bill's” versa-JL lility than a long dissertation on his seemingly unlimited powers. Wherever "Bill” found himself, he immediately adapted himself to the neighboring circumstances and felt right at home. On the tennis and basketball courts, on the baseball diamond, in the swimming pool, and last but not least, in the classroom, he was ever ready to hold his own. His strong point, however, was the swimming team. As a Varsity diver for three years he showed us that a little man can do big things. William Daniel intends to travel after graduation, after which he is sure he will be most successful at either aviation or advertising. (Don’t be surprised if in some future time his name will ride the headlines in the role of a politician.) But we know that, whatever his plans be for the future, "Bill" will certainly formulate a system that cannot fail. Equipped as he is with a capacity for leadership and a tireless energy, he must necessarily occupy a prominent role in the life of the world. Tiro HhhJic 1 Fifty-sixSodality 1. 2, J. ; Ficshman Baseball; Council ol Debate 4 . BiooUyn-Long Islam! Club 1. 2. 5. 4. Randet. F. Ryan, A.R. Xavier I Iigh Whi n the class of ’3 5 assembled for the first time, little did we realize that Randcl Ryan was the active yet conservative student that we now know him to be. Reserved and diligent, he has preferred study to conversation and has nourished his mind on good authors—Walpole, Shakespeare and Belloc. Though he speaks little, his answers are decisive and to the point. His four years at the University have been exceptionally fruitful. Primarily interested in things of literary strain, he has zealously read literally everything and there is a wealth of amusement in his interpretations of modern life. The final stage in the evolution of his career ac the University finds him deeply engrossed in ethics. He has made headway in this field for he is the true philosopher and hopes ultimately to carry on these principles, revitalizing a decadent world. Tiro H wJieJ Tifly-ieienSpanish Club 1 : Chemists' Club 2: Freshman Baseball: Varsity Baseball 2. 3. 4 ; Vigilance Committee; Sodality I. 2. 5. 4. Thomas A. Sampson, A.B. St. Cecilia Prep. Wl could pen here many a glowing praise regarding the sterling qualities of "Sam,” but they would all fall far short of the adequate impression this quiet lad has left to us. To the host of classmates who really knew him, "Sam" was an able student, a true son of Fordham on the athletic field, an energetic leader in campus activities, and, above all, a gentleman. His exploits on the diamond are well deserving of praise, but "Sam” takes greater pride in his recollection of being a member oi the champion hockev team that swept through an undefeated season in Sophomore year. Our four years of association with "Sam" have been years full of interest, good-fellowship and pleasure. And it is with great regret that we part with the company of so fine a fellow. His field of endeavor is not certain, but, whatever it may be, we know that his efforts will bear the fruits of four years of earnest and sincere preparation. Two Hundred l:tfty-eightJohn F. Scally, A.B. New Haven High Steadiness of purpose and faithfulness in study have stamped themselves indelibly upon John’s character. Ever pleasant, and possessing a ready hut quiet humor, he had a cheery greeting for all with whom he came in contact. If a count was taken it would reveal that John has attended more of the varsity athletic events during the past four years than any other man in his class; he holds it to be a sacred duty of every undergraduate to support the various teams. When not engaged in class work, he enjoys nothing more than a good book or a couple of hours at the cinema. As one who has achieved his purpose by hard work, he recommends it to others who likewise desire to succeed. The present age holds no attraction for John, with its ever-present unemployment, taxation and over-production; he would, if given his choice, prefer to have lived in some past age. He has no particular plans for the present, but it is likely that he will cast his lot either in business or in the teaching profession. Two Hundred iifly-nineWalter J. Shannon, A.B. St. Mary’s Institute Much like the Sphinx in every respect, save that he is not given to propounding riddles, "Walt” has made a deep impression on all his colleagues by Ins complete and absolute silence. Paradoxically, he enjoys good conversation—but in the role of listener. "Walt’s” main interests are philosophy and biography; as a recreational outlet and method of exercise he prefers swimming. An individual and penetrating analytical thinker, lie advises those who follow in his wake to cultivate individuality of thought, especially in world-wide problems of paramount importance where the usual trend is to be influenced by the multitude. Among his theories is that the age in which we are living will witness the culmination of the social and political trends of the last four hundred years, and hence the present is a fortunate time in which to live. "Walt’s” immediate plans include the pursuit of law in preparation for a legal or political career, with consequent financial independence in later years insuring well-earned leisure and contentment. Tu o Ha ml red Si : John P. Sheahan, A.B. Regis High Ficnch Club i Chemists' Club 2; IriercUss BascFjll 2; Sodality I, 2. 3. •». Gentle, genial, smiling John, always the mock, the demure. He always held aloof from his comrades, because of his bashfulness. There is something about him that marks him as tin cosmopolite—that soft voice—that stock oi experience—books never gave him all these. His activities characterize him as a dilettante. Athletics and clubs have completely Tilled his time. Mathematics, with its intriguing difficulties, has been his delight. His mannerisms will never be forgotten and will always be classed with blandness, a quality always to be achieved. It has been said that John never had a disagreement with any of his classmates—and the reason is evident. One look at his smiling face was sure to strike a chord of friendship in even the most hardened ot hearts. Whatever held John enters, be it business or profession, that held will be benefited by the addition of such a level head. 1'uo 11:nuiied Sixty-oneEdnor-in-Chicf of :h; ''Rim" 4. "Ram” Start l, J. ; Monthly Start 3. t: Student Council t. (juill Club 2. 3. Vice-President 4 ; Class Historian 3; Sodality 1, 2. 3: Hughes Debating Society I. 2. H.uscstci Club 3. MAROON Staff. Michafi J. Shf.f.han, A.B. Regis High A character formed in the current of the world, a talent fashioned in the stillness of Ins study, honor student, campion, model academician and Aristotle's ideal of a man you behold the brilliant editor of the "Ram"—M. J. Sheehan. Aristotle says a man should be—we say "Mike" is—"open in his likes and dislikes, talking and acting frankly. He is never fired with ambition since there is nothing great in his eyes. He bears the accidents of life with humility and grace. He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy, whereas the man of no ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude.” We who have shared the golden moments of his affection and intimacy have beheld in him a ready wit, a flowing pen, and a subtle mind. I le has attained his high and responsible office not by precocity but by the fullness and fertility ol his talents. He has filled it not with indifference hut by continual industry—by labor in learning, bv method in labor and constancy in method. Two Hundred Sixty-tuoPeter F. Sheehan, A.B. Xavier High Spanish Club 1. SoJality 1. 2. 5. I. Harvester Club 4 ; Intcrclass Athletics I. 2. T ETE” is the rare combination of student and business man. One who always X lias time tu give a good account of himself in the classroom, but who gets his greatest delight in studying the economic situation, balancing ledgers and arguing politics. Business before pleasure is his maxim. But, as should be the case, pleasure is by no means neglected, and as he works so he plays. Sincere, conscientious and capable, be bows to none on the athletic field, in forensic debate or in the achievement of glory in social endeavors. His ambitions are lofty, but bis qualifications great. And it would not surprise us if on some date in the near future wc saw him occupying a coveted scat on the Stock Exchange. We, personally, do not dabble in the market but we have made one sound investment in our four years at Fordhnm and that was acquiring "Pete’s” friendship. It has been paying dividends from the very start and portends unparalleled "highs” for the future. Here’s one stock we’ll never sell, for who can purchase or even estimate the value of true friendship? T wo Hundred Sixty-threeFreshman Football. Varsity Football 2 , Massachusetts Club I. 2. 5. 4. Walter A. Sidlauskas, B.S. Huntington High Somi big men have an innate capacity for making themselves very unobtrusive, and "Sid” is one of them. We saw him on the football field in I Tosh and Soph, and then he retired to take up the quieter but no less murderous pursuit of bridge. His spare time, thenceforward, was spent in acquiring a practical knowledge of the basic principles of social justice. "Sid" enjoys swimming and dancing and advises the undergraduate to eschew alcohol in all its divers forms. Social service will occupy "Sid" after graduation, and most probably Boston will be the scene of his labors. He has no ambition to be wealthy or powerful, but will be content if the future will reward him with enough for a fairly comfortable life. It is such people who constitute a Utopia where there are no depressions. Your attitude has impressed us, "Sid,” and we trust it will prove as edifying to others with whom you will come in contact. Two Hundied Sixty-fourHoward J. Smith, A.B. Regis High Sodality I. 2. '.4; Spores 2. J; Quill Club I. German Club 4. Four years ago "Howie” Smith came to l ordlum from Regis High as a good-natured, energetic young man. Since then he has shown himself to be a good student, an excellent companion and a spirited follower of Fordham’s numerous activities. Of all the subjects which "Smitty” has studied so well during his college course, he, unlike most of his school mates, chooses inorganic chemistry us his favorite. Besides this scientific inclination "Smitty” has also a deep liking for good books, being especially fond of well-written biographies. For physical recreation "Howie” enjoys nothing so much as .in exciting baseball game, be it indoor or outdoor. Many an afternoon he has spent playing this healthful sport with a group of friends on Fordlum’s spacious fields. With such a proper ordering of his time to study and to physical and mental recreation. "Smitty” has, we may safely say, completed a most successful and beneficial four years. By his conduct he has made many friends among the students and professors. As for the future, should "Smitty” continue this method of a balanced life, he will no doubt meet with due success. Tu o Hundred Sixty fireMendel Club 5. t; Sodality 1, 2. 3, 4: Oicumis Club 2. 3. Leo M. Smith, B.S. Stamford Hi i'll Just another "Smith”—but a mighty Smith is he. I.eo’s character is oracled in a square set jaw, which seems to be characteristic of most men with a stubborn determination to succeed. Throughout four years, "Smitty” lias displayed this ability to win out by keeping near the head of his class. He might well be called ' Silent Leo,” but when his silence is broken his words bear the weight of wit anti good humor. I I is taciturnity gives him time to think deeply and so everyone listens when he speaks. Many common sense and well worthwhile observations have come from his calm deliberations and most of us have profited therefrom. Leo intends to study medicine after graduation and we look with the greatest confidence to his success among the medicos. A man who has the keen intellect and quiet determination of our Leo, coupled with a desire to assist his fellow man. which he has to the nth degree, cannot but succeed in so typically humane an undertaking as the practice of medicine. Tito Hundred Sixty-sixFrank X. Sorrentino, B.S. Evantler Childs High OnF. of the satisfying things about Frank is his good nature. Wherever you meet him he has a ready smile and a happy greeting. He has that faculty of enjoying what lie goes into and any duty, no matter how arduous it may he in itself, by the very fact it must be done, becomes pleasurable. His capacity for intellectual work has been expanded by travel and study, anti an inquisitive turn of mind has let! him into many books which have given him a grasp of things which can only be acquired by striving. Give a man the vocation he likes and the determination to win and he will surely succeed. Frank has both. He is intensely interested in chemistry and any chance for investigating a reaction finds him filled with anticipation and delight. These arc the qualities most predominant in bis character and the reasons why we think his success is imminent. Tiro Hundred Sixty-sevenSodality 1, 2: Mendel Club 2, 3: Chemists' Club 2 ; Sta e Crew 2. 3 James P. Spelman, Jr., B.S. Monroe I ligli Qure-I'ire Jim” they should have called him, for it only takes him an instant O to get the right answer. I 1c is the only man we know who can turn a serious conversation into a laugh-test and make you enjoy it. Who was that certain person who cornered him and after expounding for an hour asked, "Do you follow me?” and got for an answer. W here are you going-” His is an individual philosophy which helps him to sec the bright spots and the laughter hidden behind the troubles of life, a philosophy which refuses to let him down, and which makes him an individual character. If you’re down with a spell ot the blues call in ”Jim” and by a simple and painless process he will proceed to brighten your eyes and unbutton your smile. If the sages were right when they said ’When all else fails, a man’s personality will carry him,” we feel sure "Jim’s” personality will some day carry him to the top. Z’teo I intuited Si. t eight1 Franklin A. Spiiz, A.B. Cathedral College Sodjluy 5, 4. One man’s loss is another man’s gain. And it was our gain when 1 rank” decided to come to Fordham in his third year and make it his Alma Mater. A very fortunate decision for us and a perfect one for him. For "Frank” has become part of Rose Hill, adapting himself to his surroundings from the very beginning, and achieving a position of respect and acclaim. Unpretentious and reticent, he has never tried to force himself to the front, but has always gone about in a businesslike manner, letting his actions speak for themselves, working diligently and patiently, displaying a zeal and an acumen that have stamped him as a man of ability and worth. A student whose scholarship is beyond reproach, a friend whose companionship is to be sought after and a worker whose efforts are never in vain. The only thing we hold against you. "Frank,” is the fact that you didn’t join us sooner. Tiro Hundred Sixty-nineChemises’ Club 2, 3. 4. George Spota, B.S. Ewinder Childs High George is a '’great little fellow” and will do almost anything his pal, Frank Sorrentino, does. The combination has come to be known as the "electron-proton combination”—we think that George is the electron. When anybody asks where George is, we say "Look for 'Sorry’.” George has probably gone through Fordham with as much ease and success as anybody ever has done. Endowed with a keen intellect, he never hesitates lor an answer—which is invariably correct. Although he has not spoken very much about it, we suspect that he will study medicine. What a diagnostician he will make—for that is what he has been for four years—telling others with a cheerful smile where the error lies. In parting, George, may we give you one final admonition? "Pay as much attention to all duties after your graduation as you always have to your activities here at Fordham and all will be means to your attainment of success.” Two Hundred SeventyWalter J. Stapleton, A.B. All Hallows Institute Ix the fall of ’2$ "Butch” was the backbone of the splendid All-Hallows eleven and was especially noted for the bull-like ferocity of his line plunges. Therefore, in ’29, when he joined the Frosli ranks at Fordlum, he was no stranger and was instantly recognized as the meteor that had taught many of us the taste of grid dust for the first time. Although "Stapc” found an avenue for his strength in Frosh football, the greatest part of his vitality was expended in handball. So seriously did he take the game, and so mighty was his return-serve that not infrequently did the exertion throw him to the floor for a ten-foot slide. "Scape" invariably ridiculed new suggestions, but once a suggestion is undertaken, you can bank on the "Meteor” to be in the thick of it. That is the type of fellow he is—loyal to the hilt but too stubborn to admit it. Soon after graduation some of his friends are sailing to the South Seas and he is expected to go along as one of the crew. So far he is disdainful; but you wager that next fall "Stape’s” return mail will be postmarked "Tahiti.” Two Hundred Seventy-onePasquai.f. A. Statile, B.S. Dickinson High After four years’ preparation at the Dickinson High School, Jersey City, Pasquale ambled leisurely to the chemistry laboratory and he has made his lome there since. Statile is a chemist, yea, even to rival Lavoisier and Priestly. However, on one point he has remained adamant throughout his undergraduate years, he has absolutely refused to degenerate the virginal traits of pure chemical science by adulterating them with the world-renowned "coffee-bean research.” Under the sympathetic guidance of the instructors, he has become firmly convinced that for the welfare of organic chemistry, coffee beans should be restricted to culinary activities. Then, too. he is a quiet chap known for his astute qualities. He never intrudes, passing away his college years amid the music of tinkling test tubes and the odor of hydrogen sulphide. He is an apt illustration of the depth of still water—nothing has escaped his eye, and yet many of us know the welcome power and ability that lie behind his unassuming appearance. Two Hunched $eveuiy-iwo('Ice Club J. 4. M nits ar.j Mam okin 1.2. 3, I. Secretary l; SodJlity 1. 3. 4. Assurant Prefect 4. Ger- man Club 3. 4. John S. Stella, A.B. Xavier High U ’i i k John’s exterior lies .i versatile personality. Equipped with more than usual dramatic ability, he entered lordh.mi and amazed with the versatility of his characterizations. In the varsity play of our Junior year, he interpreted the role of a courtier with all the perfections and grace of an actor of the old school. Yet with equal perfection, he played the part of a burly Irishman in an ensuing production, which moved on to greater triumphs in Philadelphia. Such power will easily find a position in this modern world with its keynote of versatility. With equal success he contributed to the Glee Club and other campus activities. Politically, John is a staunch Democrat, believing that party to be the lesser of two evils. Co-extensive with John’s quiet and likable character is his formula for success, "Do your job well.” Upon investigation, we found that his avocation was fixing things—anything from lamps to situations. Be that as it may, John’s success will ultimately lie in intellectual pursuits because of his keen mind and accomplished personality. Tuo Hundred Seventy-threeFrederick J. Stenson, Jr » B.S. Jamaica High With due deference to "FredV pretensions as an interpreter of business law, it is no exaggeration to say that he will not be remembered for his intellectual propensity by his fellow students, but rather as an inveterate enthusiast of sports. Indeed, this passion has so possessed him that he cherishes the hope of being able to exercise the legal profession in those climes which arc most propitious to the uninterrupted pursuit and perfect realization of this ideal. Wherefore, "Fred” dreams of the Southland where the sun, by its constancy and benignancy, gladdens the heart of one thus constituted. Although "Fred” symbolizes to a great degree the apotheosis of athletes, his success was not limited to this narrow field. After sporadic efforts, lie proved himself an industrious student and though lie never blazed the trails and, unlike "Abou Ben Adhcm,” his name never "led all the rest,” he proved himself superior to those indifferent and phlegmatic students who have no real likes or dislikes. Two Hundred Seventy-jourSodality 1, 2. 3. I. Glee Club 2. S. I. Hu Iks Debating So«iery I Cnnn- 11 of IVb.iic -1 ; I mere lays Bayltciball I. 2; Inieidass Ban-ball I. 2; Har-vcsicr Club. John J. Stew art, A.B. Regis High r ack” comes from Sunnyside, Long Island. But let’s not hold that against cl him. He came to Fordham to receive, in full, what it had to offer and now leaves it a well-educated young man, ready for the serious affairs of life. "Jack” has always been one of the scholastic leaders of the class. He seems to believe in the axiom, "mens sanas in corpore sano,” for he is adept at sports of any nature, taking a particular interest in swimming and in playing a steady game of basketball. In fact, his swiftness of foot on the court is second only to his ability in the art of dancing. It is said that he can dance one hundred yards faster than Metcalfe can run it. "Jack” won’t let you know that he can sing, but ask anyone in the Glee Club and the answer is, "Yea, verily.” We leave at parting a philosopher and a gentleman, beneath whose subtle phrases and ready wit arc hidden many words of boundless wisdom. Two Hundred Seventy-f.veAugustus G. Stoi.a, R.S. University Prep. Al»i i I appreciation ol tlie finer things in life is 'Gil’s.'’ He came into our midst tour years ago and immediately won tlie respect and admiration of nis fellow students by the quiet dignity of Ins manner and the keenness ot Ins intellect—and throughout our acquaintance we have never known him to deviate from the high standards of conduct which he has set tor himself. "Gil” has been one of the social lights of the class. His sartorial perfection, his mastery of the social graces, his quiet humor and his dignified demeanor mark him as a gentleman who is at home in any drawing room. Yet he is by no means foppish. Athletics of all kinds find in him a keen, enthusiastic participant. His studies, too. have always received careful preparation despite the multitude of iiis interests. Go on, "Gil,” fascinating those with whom you come in contact, by your warm, sympathetic nature, the while you overcome all obstacles in your path, as you have at college, and you cannot but be a great success in life. Two Hundred Seven ysixVladimir J. Svitak, A.B. Regis High SIhiK ( . ! Club. CcOMU I . Club 3. 4. PrcM.k-ni • Huy.tM-s Dch.ii n ; 1, Council of Debate 3, Sinialky . . 4; French Club I . Club 3. I. Secretary I . Or vhotra 1. 3. 4; Ram” I. 2. 3. 4. News Editor 4. lordlum Monthly 4. Varsity One-Act Play Contest 4. MAROON Staff. THE music of which he is so fond has refined and softened Vladimir to the point where we may say he is the very epitome of gentility. His interests and accomplishments are many, and. coupled with being a good student, he is a talented musician; he plays the violin, viola, piano and organ and also docs a little composing. The countries visited by him include Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary and the United States. "The undergraduate should strive to derive as much as possible from college life, both in learning and in social contacts. Work toward a goal and observe the Golden Rule if you would succeed.” is the only advice Vladimir gives to those who seek his counsel. He is quiet, sensitive, unassuming, and prefers to listen rather than talk. If given Ins choice in the matter he would prefer to have lived in a previous age because it would have afforded greater opportunity to romanticize the common things of life. Vladimir’s plan for his life’s work centers on a chair in some quiet university town. His greatest ambition is to pass through life without ever seeing a dav on which he has consciouslv made anvonc unhappy. From observation, bis fellow classmen agree that he shall achieve that goal which lie has appointed fo- hiimc'f. 7 tro UuvdteJ StviufyieunMario C. Taddeo, B.S. Morris High Fi sv there arc who have been able to penetrate the reserve of Mario. He seems always to be so completely satisfied with his own company and his own thoughts that none but a chosen few lnvc reached the circle of his intimates. And these few have been fortunate indeed. His character is a delightful blending of the serious and the lighter things. His scholastic work has always been ol a high order, while numerous extra- curricular activities have occupier! his leisure time. Most ol these extra-curricular activities have been centered about the R. O. T. C. unit in which Mario has been a popular and respected figure during the past four years. As a result of his popularity, his military co-workers have bestowed upon him numerous distinctions and honors. It seems utterly useless and unnecessary for us to express our hopes for your future, Mario, for a man of your sterling worth cannot but be a success. Yet we want you to know that our best wishes go with you in all you may do. Two Hundred Seient)-tigbtFrank J. Tomedy, A.B. St. Peter’s Prep IF there's anything to be managed, Frank is the man to do it. In Fordham, every activity he was in felt the force of his efficient business mind, lie keeps to the modern novel as a favorite, and Horace as a hero. Frank is one of the few real, proper "disputers.” With philosophy, his specialty in the academic field, he is a lucid and clever conversationalist in all campus gatherings. But let it not be said that he has no lighter side to his character—for he is an eminent social success in that socially famous state of New Jersey. This man’s success as a student and as a forceful personality is due to the fact that he has a strict sense of form and morality. His communion with the ancients through the medium of Latin and Greek has implanted in him a thorough appreciation of human nature and its working, which will later produce an illustrious leader in the intellectual world. There is every hope that he will attain his ambition to teach in college. Tun HuuJitJ Sfituif-u ncClass v a Freshman: Class Vice President 2 . Hughes Debating Society 1. 2. Freshman One-Act Pla ; Vigilante Committee 2. R iles Cunu.iiiicc 2. H.rsest'f Club I. 2. . -i Vice-President » . Class Treasurer 3 . G un i! ot Debate }. I ; Varsity Debating Team i MAROON Staff I; Sodaloy l. 2. I. Oratorical Contest 2. v t. College Giuniil on Catholic Action 3. Mines and Mummers . T im” is—well, a wonder man—that’s the only way to sum him up. I [is vitality, geniality, progressiveness, keenness of mind, all are reasons for his thorough popularity. Work is his recreation from work—his nature rebels at any let-up. A sriidem of the highest rank, he is a business man oi the Imesi making. No one in even the remotesr contact with "Jim” has escaped tin force of his character. Maturity of his mind caused him to forsake strenuous athletics, but in the social activities which he occasionally attends he at once becomes the center of sociability. A firm, practical faith in Catholic teaching and ideals stamps him as a true Catholic gentleman, and his complete mastery of men proclaims him as a statesman. Onlv after true conviction is he determined to action, but his constancy defies all creation to drive him from the path of right and virtue. At present, "Jim” lias given Ivmsclf to business, but his aim is the teaching profession, where his trained voice and pc-suasiv' v'O'ds. together with all his superlative characteristics, will place h:m at the fore. Tiro Hundred E.gbt Sodality 1. 2. 3. -I. Ilarvcticr Club • . CcHiJKil •! Dcluic -I . "S'. Ill'll lub l. ' Swimming i. s. Min-agcr J. Interdict Teams i. 2, 3. • • Vigilance Committee 2; Student A:h Ictic Council 3. Andrew J. Tully, Jr., A.B. Regis High A man of many occupations, “Andy" is the personification of energy. Always taking part in whatever goes on, eager to help and do his best. Aided by a sunny smile, a glad "Ilello'’ and a sparkle ot wit, "Andy”’ is content with life in general and makes everyone else feel the same way. As versatile as he is happy, he is a student, an athlete, and a gentleman all rolled into one. none predominating over the others, but all going together to make him that indescribable totality that he is. Serious occasionally, but never morbid, a clear thinker and an astute observer, we find in him the happy medium of a dependable councillor and a genial com panion. Good-natured and carefree, he is a friend of all and an enemy to none. Wishing him well and predicting future successes is superfluous; for "Andy" :s one lad that will make his mark on his own merits as he has so often done in the oast. Two Hundred Eight) omS ‘dalicy l. 2. 3. 4 : Harvw:er Club 4 ; Spanish Club 1, 2; MAKOOX Star?. B. w ■L L John J. Vickers, A.B. Brooklyn Prep Hpnc child is master ol the man. So spoke the seer, and as Rubes charac-JL teristics pass us in review, we firmly hope that these words are words ot truth. Open wide your portals, world, and admit into yourself a prince among men! For in "Jack” are centered a wealth of excellent qualities that combine the best of a score of men in one. His four years here at the University have been varied enough to form a crowded cross-section in the full lives of most of us. Vicissitudes have been frequent and toil has often been his lot, yet "Rube” manages ro grin. Normally quiet and reserved, a long end run will wind him up for a long diatribe on the merits and demerits of Walter Camp’s statistics for 1905. He thinks Roger Hornsby is still the best second baseman and that goes for you. too! Sympathy, a boundless capacity for friendships and absolute integrity arc a few of "lack’s” more vital assets. His philosophy of life can be summed up in Horace’s dictum, "Auream mediocritatem.” Two Hundred Eighty.twoF£K1 Natality I, 2. .4. Spjnisll Club I; h n Si.iry Club I : Council ot De. bite 4. Joseph P. Wallac l;, A.B. Regis High Tut fact remains that Newman defined a gentleman. But precisely how he did it, without having some intuitive insight into the future or first knowing "Joe,” appears to us somewhat ol a mystery. Indeed, nothing could more adequately portray him than that definition. In his four years with us we have come to learn a great deal about Joe” and we have never known him to make an enemy of anyone. Quiet and serious, he leaves the noise-making to the other fellow, and goes about his daily work with a determined and uncomplaining spirit, no matter how difficult the task may be. A keen student of history, he is one fellow who really appreciates a good book, and his extensive readings, no doubt, account for the well direction of his choice. When not engrossed in the pages of his favorite authors he can be found idling away his time in the pool, or busily engaged in a game of bridge. "foe” intends to become a professor and we cannot help but envy the lucky students that come under his tutelage. Two Hiouhvil Eighly-fbu't’John N. Weber, B.S. Poughkeepsie High Here is a man who came to college with a twofold purpose; to develop method and to secure a sense of values. He succeeded in both. A scientist by natural inclination and a philosopher by choice, "Jack” has seen fit to dedicate himself to the held of pure mathematics. I Iis avocation is classical: music and painting, with literature a third choice. Jack” possesses what is usually not in the man of science, and that is idealism; he has demonstrated this by asserting his preference for a previous age when those things, which are now man’s greatest heritage, were developed more from the daring imagination than from the application of scientific principle. He is a pleasant conversationalist and a patient listener, always willing to place himself in the position of the one with whom he is speaking. He expects to teach, and we hope that his dual nature will help to clarify some of the abstractions in "math” that have plagued our undergraduate years. Two Hundred Eighty fourFinhmin One-Act P!j»»: Hushes Debating Sueiccy Mime -in, Mu n inci I. 2. $. Sotltlicy I. 2. . ■ Aesisrant Manager Colt I. 2. ?. Manager -i; Srusient Athleu, ( .luncil . i Counil of Debate ?. ». Varsity Dc hater 4; Harvester Club ». 4. President 4. Charles M. Wilson, A.B. Fordlum Prep" seems to have divided his scholastic career with a view to showing he is capable of all things, and in no mediocre way. A healthy thoroughgoing scholar, a suave and clever debater, a reliable organization leader, he revealed to his classmates a four-year display of versatility. 1 lis imposing list ot activities give mute testimony to the dexterity of this talented lad. And yet to describe "Charlie” and to omit his keen wit and humor would be an unpardonable error. Those who knew him more closely discerned the depth of character and loyalty which distinguishes the friend from the passing acquaintance. His greatest ability and ambition will be no small assets in facing and conquering the difficulties of life. And if things get discouraging, "Charlie,” let the sincere best wishes of the classmates cheer you on. T’.co HundiedJohn A. Wilson, A.B. Brooklyn Prep Jurx.ixc, from all appearances one would never guess that "Jack” commuted from Brooklyn every day during the past four years. Indeed, he lus surmounted the hardships of this ordeal with almost unbelievable skill and good fortune. But "Jack” never did let trivialities bother him. Of a serious nature, he has learned the value of conserving one’s energy in order to concentrate on the more important things of life and to this purpose he has succeeded most amiably. Studies have never been a great source ol worry to him. for he has always been able to maintain a standard of high rank. Here is a man whose value is well realized by those with whom he has come in contact, and whose real manliness has made a lasting impression on all of us. If his adaptability to the sciences can be used as a norm we can expect to find "Jack” at some date in the near future hanging out his shingle as an "M. D.” Two Hundred Eighty-sixJoseph J. Zapustas, B.S. St. Anselm’s I'rep I rcshmjn FootbjII; Varsity Football 3. : Ha»jb,«ll 2. 3. 4. Cjpuit: 4 Basketball l ? 3. 4 Misuchutnis Club i. _ . j. Vice-President . President 4. Tor.” is one of the most ideally equipped characters it has been our good fortune v to know at Fordham. Extensive travels have made him a man who can converse intelligently and entertainingly on any topic. Keen interest in competitive sports has given him a manly nature and a deep confidence in himself which makes him a real "man among men.” On the athletic field "Zappy’s” sturdy frame has brought him. his college, and his class the greatest glory. A fine baseball player, his bat has done yeoman work for Fordham and his mighty throwing arm nipped many a runner at the plate. But it is on the gridiron that he really shines. His capability as a football player is amply demonstrated by the confidence which "Cav” placed in his judgment by making him his quarterback. This move was necessary when injuries depleted the ranks, although his regular position was at end. "Joe’s” ambitions run to things athletic. He hopes to enter professional baseball and, as the crowning achievement of his career, to play in a world series. We have no doubt that " appy’s” ability will carry him far in realizing hi ambitions. Two Hundred Eigb'.y-sevttiAWARDS Done Mos for Ford ha in Done Alov for Class Best All-Around Man Bes ’student Best At Bide Best Ai tor Best Artist Best Bluffer Best Crasher Best Debater Best Dancer Best F.xet ntii e Best Musician Best Play a right Best Orator Best Natural Best Poet Best Prose-Writer Best Politician Best Sleeper Best Singer Mos Eccentric Most Debonair Most Popular Most Virile Most Serious Most Optimistic Most Pessimistic Most Unassuming Handsomest Wittiest Liveliest Luckiest Favorite Actor Favorite Author Favorite Diversion Favorite Automobile Favorite Drink Favorite Sport Fat (trite Song Favorite Smoke Favorite Study Favorite Professor Favorite Morning Newspaper Favorite Evening Paper Favorite Sports Writer Favorite Girls' College Favorite Girl's Name Favorite Type Girl Joe McCluskey Amby Kart nett Tom O’Keefe Clem Arlinghaus Joe John Stella Ed Koch "Ducch” Holland Joe Caslin Charlie Wilson 'Oh You O’ Wan” Amby Hartnett Vladimir Svirak John Burke Ed McDonough Joe Londrigan John Burke Frank Crane The Dolce "Grapes” Conway I’d McDonough Tom Brosnan Jim Mosses’ Jim Clarke Fred Stenso.n Ambrose Quentin Don Breen Tony Cavadi Ed Dermody Jim Mossey Bill Coleman Adrian Chinan Don Breen King Kong G. K. Chesterton Kicking the Gong Around Buick Budweiser Football Night and Dav Chesterfields Psychology I r. Murphy, S.J. New York Times World-Telegram Joe Williams St. Elizabeth’s, Convent Station Joan Cool, Calm, and Collected Tiro 11mulied Eighty-eightJUNIORThe Junior Class OFFICERS F.i ari) A. Malloy Richard H. Apim RT John E. Mulviiiii i John E. McCluski President Vice-President Secretary treasurer FATHER LYNCH lus a saying to the effect that the Junior Class is the backbone of the college. If this lx- so, Fordhams backbone should be a strong one, tor the present Junior Class set itself to work with a will in all the varied pursuits which go to make up college life. On the fields of sport, on the stage, on the debating platform— in fact, wherever there was work to be done, the men of ’34 were to be found. And they have done their work well, for never has college spirit at Fordlum been better than in the past year. A vibrant energy and eager interest in all extra-curricular activities has been characteristic of the Class of ’34 since the day of its entrance. The great things expected of it in former years have been realized, for those men who as Freshmen and Sophomores showed "great promise” have scaled the heights in their performances of this year. On the evenings of December lfth and 16th last, the Mimes and Mummers presented Sir Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s great comedy, "The Rivals.” The choice of the vehicle, of course, was excellent and all will agree that it was done full justice by the actors. In the role of Sir Anthony Absolute. "Bob” C ox gave one of his finest performances. William Scholz, in the role of "Bob” Acres, acquitted himself with honor. "Fred” Frese, in the didicult female character of Julia Melville, gained great applause for his remarkable performance. Behind the scenes, the unseen actors of the play, in the persons of the stage crew and wardrobe men. went about their tasks under the able direction of Leonard Riordan. All the members of this group arc to be heartily congratulated for their great work, which is too often overshadowed by that of the actors. Shortly after the beginning of the school year, a reorganization of the Immaculate Conception Sodality was effected by the Moderator, Fr. Lynch. Although Juniors do not hold offices in this society, this honor being restricted to Seniors, a remarkably Two Hundred Sine!)I no Hundred Ni tty°n6 large attendance at all the meetings lias been noted, owing to the fact that the Junior Class attends almost to a man. The Council of Debate, always a popular activity, includes more than the usual number of third year men in its membership this year. Although they have just graduated tnto the upper strata. Mr Schoutcn tells vis many of them are quite capable of holding their own against all comers. Edward Martin has already represented the college in Intercollegiate Debate and should soon lx followed by others of his class. In the Council Debates, Ralph Lewis, Griffith Scott, James Alberse, Richard Appert % and Michael Broderick have been outstanding figures. In the field of music, too. the class has given a fine account of itself. The Glee Club has already given several concerts, .ill of which have been enthusiastically received. The club was recently heard in an afternoon concert over the air via W'ABC and the Columbia system. They have since received many letters of congratulation. The repertoire of the organization has been greatly enlarged and the annual concert was finer than ever. Among those who were seen and heard on that occasion were Robert Di Pasca, Finbarr Sullivan, John Maier, Joseph Tirdel, John Geiger and William Foley. The latter two were on the Board of Directors. The Band and Orchestra have also received much praise for their fine work. The Band was particularly impressive at tlx football games, where it marched and plated in great style. Captain Hopt has been loud in his praise of the Junior class-men in the organization and is justly proud of their excellent showing. Many social events of the winter season, which were the results of the efforts of the various state clubs, also owe their success in large measure to the support of the Junior Class, which lent a willing hand wherever it was needed to make each affair a success. The Junior Class seems to have taken the old Greek principle of "excellence in both body and mind” to heart. If they excelled all of the classes in mental activities, they have certainly excelled in physical accomplishments. To the Junior Class do wc owe the wonderful success of our football team. Our roving center, our fierce guards, our slashing tackles, our flying ends and our crashing, cutting, plunging backs arc all Juniors. Who can ever forget the sturdiness of that line, the perfect unison of our backs in that memorable St. Mary’s game? One of the country’s most renowned referees said that in that game our eleven was a perfect example of excellent team-work. With head bent and firm step, the crashing of Danowski was the worry of many a center and guard. 11 we saw a man slice off tackle and then cut wc knew it was Cowhig. At times, after a plav wc would look for Del Isola and found him on any and every part of the field with his arms wrapped around the opposing ball-carrier’s legs. He certainly fulfilled the requirements of a roving center. If wc punted out of danger, who would we see as first man down under the ball? None other than our All-American tackle. Walter Uzd.ivinis. Boniishi was always there to break up a lateral pass if the opponent attempted one. In the "pile-ups” Howell’s beaming face would suddenly appear at the bottom of the pile, as though he were coming out of the earth. Need we remind you of our little quarterback? Steadiness in both body and mind are McDermott’s chief characteristics which go to make him the dependable field general be is. We shall never forget those McDermott to Pepper and vice versa passes which have been the deciding factors in several of our important games. Were we to write a bit about all the Juniors who have made football at Ford-ham what it is. we would have several volumes. We can merely mention the names of such dependable men as Howell, Fitzgerald, Keenan. Borden, Doherty, Phil Murphy ind Jarvis and wish them even more success (if that is possible) with their new coach than they had in their Junior year. Tru Ihi rJiai Niiitfy-ftroSOPHOMOREThe Sophomore Class President Vice-President Secretary Treusurer OFFICERS Thomas F.. Walsh John J. Donovan, Jr. Harold V. Kennedy Kurus Michel ONCE again the winding path of towering elms and the ivy-mantled walls of fair I ordham welcomed the Class of ’3 5 as it returned bronzed and burnished by the summer sun. But in the manner of the proverbial Jekyll and Hyde, the of a fettered ITcshman had been discarded lor the more becoming role of a sedate Sophomore. Freshman week, which began September 8th, lound the class of ’35 playing the conscientious host to the incoming horde of new men. The customary caps, ties and buttons were distributed to the bewildered Freshmen under the careful supervision of the Vigilance Committee. Chairman "Wallv” Sprouls will sadly acknowledge that a spirited rebellion was staged by the lower classmen. The yoke of Sophomore tyranny was fin a lly overthrown by a hotly contested victory for the new men in track and swimming. In consequence of this amazing triumph the Class of ’3 5 elevated the Freshmen to the heights of heavenly ecstasy by permitting them to forsake the cobbled path for the more dignified sidewalk. The Sophomore reception to the Freshmen was brought to a pleasant close on November 17th when a banquet was tendered to the Class ot 36 at the Knights of Columbus Hotel. By the close of September the entire student body had fallen into the fascinating routine of college life. The extra-curricular activities promptly received their full share of enthusiastic attention. The field of dramatic art afforded the future Shakespearians of Sophomore an opportunity to display their Thespian talents. On the evenings ol December 15th and 16th the Mimes and Mummers presented their annual varsity production. The play selected by the Fordham dramatic association was "The Rivals,” a romantic comedy by Richard B. Sheridan. Father James A. Taaffe, S.J., who directed the members ol the cast, expressed great satisfaction over the magnificent performance of James W. Fogarty and N. Garcia Naranjo of the Class of 3 5. Mr. Fogarty gave an excellent interpretation of the exceedingly difficult role of Mrs. Malaprop, whose grammatical Tuo HiotJnJ . incf)-jomTwo Unttdn'd Shielx-fueeccentricities were a source of heartfelt merriment and contagious laughter. The character of I vdia Languish, a demure and delicate young maiden, was portrayed by Mr. Naranjo and surpassed the usual ability of the amateur. That the Class of ’3 5 has not neglected the spiritual side of college life bather Ignatius Cox, S.J., Moderator of the Holy Rosary Sodality, will solemnly testify. Under the constructive influence of Joseph M. Meagher, Prefect, and Robert F.. Wlme, Secretary, a series of interesting talks by various members has been originated. In fitting tribute to their tireless energy and meticulous efficiency we now extend the laurel crown to those Sophomores who have made Tin Rani one of the foremost college weeklies: To John J. Donovan, Jr., whose humorous and novel column "It’s Possible,” has found great favor with the entire student body. To "Butch” Albert, who has revealed startling information on the splendid success of the Fordham Alumni. To George Appel I, "Wally” Sprouls and John I Ioran, whose entertaining news bits have kept us well informed on college activities. To Jim O’Donovan and Tom Lenahan for their snappy chatter on sporting events. And last but not least to the man behind the press, John Savaresc of the circulation staff "unheralded and unsung.” The proverbial muse must have smiled favorably upon the class litterateurs judging from the unparalleled excellence of the endeavors in the Fordham Monthly. In the first regular issue of the year, the Class of ’3 3 had two able representatives. William F. Cahalan, whose ability for penning verses is not unknown, had another promising contribution entitled "Nocturne.” Herman J. Herbert’s verse translation of tlie "Le Lac of Lamartine” also deserves special recognition. With such bards as these it is extremely doubtful that the Monthly will ever lack poetical talent. The future Websters of Sophomore and Freshmen have been offered ample opportunity by the Hughes Debating Society to practice the art of persuasion. Under the expert guidance of its officers, John P. Mooney, President; Walter A. Sprouls, Vice-President; Charles A. O’Reilly, Secretary, some weekly debates were held to test the argumentative and refutative ability of its members. The Class of ’3 3 has provided Fordham with some of her ablest and most skilled athletes. Football and all the glamorous excitement of last fall cannot be thought of without at the same time recalling the deeds of "Fearless Freddie” Harlow and other members of the squad who are members of the class. Freddie is one of the most colorful and talkative athletes who has ever graced a Fordham team. On the field or off he was always an occasion for a hearty f ordham cheer or at least an opportunity to talk about his deeds. The Class of ’3 5 also presented "Cav” with the sturdy and reliable Wolfcndalc, Boyle, Waldron, Fenton, Sarausky and Nitka. With all the latent football energy and ability that this group represents we feel sure that next year’s team will be something to be proud of. The advent of the basketball season provided an opportunity for more of the members of the class to cover themselves with glory and reflect credit on their school. The diminutive couple, Danny Rinaldo and Howie Lashua, provided some excellent "basketccring” as well as providing a vital part of some of those late desperate rallies that provided many of the highlights of the past season from the spectators’ viewpoint. "Sugar” Kane. Michel and Estwanick likewise aided the basketball team in its valiant if not loo highly successful efforts. It was in the game against City College that the Sophs were the most prominent, for the starting line-up consisted of four Sophomores, all of whom rendered an excellent account of themselves in the encounter against the strong City five. Jack Coffey will likewise find the Class of ’3 3 a profitable source for material. Freddie Harlow again comes into the limelight (remember Freddie at the smoker?) as a sturdy backstop. Estwanick is looked upon as a promising hurlcr. Howie I ashua, George Sherry, Danny Rinaldo and Tony Sarausky, til promising candidates, have shown up well in the pre-season practice and in the earlier games. Two Humhtii Xhieiy-tixFRESHMANThe Freshman Class oi FICERS Olin J. Slam an, Jk. Daniel T. Hegarty Vincent J. McLaughlin Da n i 11 C. C v R N A N President Vit v-President Secretory Treasurer ON the twelfth of September last some four hundred and fifty rather sheepish-looking products of high and prep schools wandered in small groups tip the walk leading to Freshman Hall, Fordham University. These young gentlemen were soon to become the members of the largest freshman class in Fordham’s history, but of that they thought not, for theii minds were made uneasy by the disquieting rumors which had to do with their personal safety. They were, to put it colloquially, wondering what it was all about. There was little time for such reflection, for all were soon summoned to the auditorium where we were welcomed by the Rev. Charles J. Deane, S.J., who urged us to begin our careers at Fordham in the right way. Thus began the ceremonies of Freshman week. During the week we were addressed by the moderators of the various college organizations and exhorted to get into the spirit of extra-curricular activity. The rules of the college were also explained in detail, with full emphasis on the dire penalties accompanying their infractions. But the feature of the week was the rivalry, friendly if you will, with rhe Sophomores. I he president of our traditional enemies greeted us in the auditorium on the first day of the week with much apparent pleasure and what might be called malicious relish and apprised us of the fact that he and his fellow-classmates would attempt to acquaint the incoming Freshmen with Fordham customs and traditions during the coming weeks. Their efforts, it seemed, were actuated by a friendly interest in our welfare, which prompted them to provide a Freshman cap, tie, handbook and banquer in return for five dollars! The importance of obeying Sophomore rules and meekly (sensibly was rhe exact word used) submitting to their big-brother attempts to initiate us was also impressed upon us. The next few days were darkened by the unmannerly conduct of our self-appointed guardians who insisted upon keeping Freshmen off the sidewalks, teaching Two Hundred Sint I;.-eightTwo Hundred Ninety-ninethem to sing the college songs, forcing them to roll up their pants and requesting them to lug trunks up numerous stairs. We were at first rather cautious in our resistance, fearing to stir things up too much, hut a few days of experience and banding together bred an increasing disrespect for and even utter disregard of the Sophomoric rules. The annual snake dance was held with usual hilarity providing fun for all excepting the cops of Fordham Road. The galling tyranny of the Sophomores was scheduled to last till the end 01 the football season provided they won at least two of three planned contests. We, however, had our own ideas of who was going to win, for by a dint of hard work, we defeated our elders in swimming and track (much to their utter dismay) and we even think that we were entitled to victory in the much-disputed tug-of-war. This auspicious beginning seems only to have been a forecast of other and greater things to come. Space permits the enumeration of but a few of the class’ outstanding achievements. Our success so far in athletics, if it be any true criterion, indicates that in this field the class will be one of the foremost in Fordham’$ history. The football team merely breezed through an undefeated season, most of its time being used in toying with the varsity in practice. A number of outstanding players were discovered, among them being Jellison, Sabo, Brennan, Miskinis and O’Neill. With such men eligible for the varsity next season. Fordham adherents need have no apprehension. The tennis tournament, another early fall feature, was the occasion for several future court stars to display their wares. Noah was the outstanding Frosh racketeer. The cross-country showed up well and despite the fact that it had no previous competition and was unused to the Van Cortlandt Park course, placed fifth in the Freshman Inrercollegiates. Jerry Calijonc led the team, running a fine race to finish third. The indoor track team has accomplished the good things foretold for it after the Frosh-Soph meet. An exceptionally strong mile relay team composed of Smith. Daugherty, Nolan and Hilbert has been developed. Arthur Jannell shapes up as the best sprinter Fordham has had in many years. He carried off many honors during the winter and won the K. of C. 60-meter handicap in the remarkable time of 6-8 seconds. Calijone and Starrs in the distance events complete a well-balanced team. The Fordham basketball fans—and they arc many—have good cause for rejoicing in this year’s remarkable Freshman quintet, which seems to be the best in a good many years. The team includes such stars as Feinachcr, DePhillips, Brennen, Cassel, Young, O’Brien and Fritzche, as well as many capable reserves. The Varsity Coach will be more than overjoyed to have such material for next year’s varsity. Athletics is not the only field in which the class is represented. Other branches of activity have received our attention with similar results. The Hughes Debating Society, which includes the Freshman and Sophomore debaters, profited by the talent of McDermott, RufTo and Norris. No less than five of the class were in the Varsity play. These were Messrs. Welch, Hunt, Farley, Gregory and Shouldice and all gave remarkable performances. The musically talented among ns have gone out for the Glee Club, Orchestra and Band. In all three organizations we are well represented. Future editors are now toiling for Tiir. Ram. Our outstanding man of letters, Thomas J. Fit morris, became an associate editor of the Monthly to which he has contributed numerous poems within the short space of a few months. He has charge of the "Antidote,” the humor section, which had been dropped for some time. Large numbers of the class have enrolled in the Sodalities and the language clubs and several arc engaged in writing for the French Annual. With baseball and track remaining tor the athletically minded and the Freshman One-Acts in the near future, there arc yet many opportunities for the Freshmen to display their talents. From a group of high school graduates we have now developed into a united, wfll-organi ed class, which has taken its place among the best in Fordham history. This account may seem egotistical, but we claim that the facts justify all that has hecn said. Three Hundredm p.-i U The West Point Trip if ERE is the gay custom, the merry, un-daunted invasion of the majestic, grim battlements of the Nation's army college, to wander serenely over the summer lawns, to clamber undignifiedly in grave inspection of fortress and gun—and with just a wee touch of envy, to heap multifold quips on the trim figure of the cadet. Then the game, with the secret longing that the result may show the faultless, gray hero to develop athletic feet of clay. But afterwards, in victory or defeat, the flashing ranks of our hosts swing supreme in their own great tradition of the sunset parade. The lordly Hudson receives us once more and each Eordhamite displays that latent ability to dance in any moiety of space. A fine rival, a great game, a breathless trip and mayhaps the only one that really seeks down to each student, and sweeps him with all his fellows in an all Ford ham rally and an all Fordbam day. «wi 'i—Wl ’jsr-y. jmerous urunc to lug tru fearing 10 bred an if the 1 1 11 - . football s iks up n itir thim up too Spec up t st ra; :hcin to r ere at 1 i tew da' ■ of even titter dis usual hilarity me i it )gh ot but a e of chi an undefeated A number i or. it ore, v as ,s rhe out :ompo ieC7ed intou -ith rhe varsity in u m being Jcllison. Sabs. 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Our outstanding of the Monthly to v. , Gi ted f the ' Dry and one us Viuu wvAWuvl V to v ' v»o uuiAVioA t» u« I. FitVi.iorris, became numerous poems witln: dote.” the humor jeeti ri e numbers of an associate he short rcr arc engages! in wr or the athletic ti e n.rnv opportunitK fo From well ore.-Thi - je i been said. i roue rhe Fr id d ird the or he Freshn a! graduates aken irs plat .1 hi i r «. A i a few months. Hi dropped for sonn in the Soelil ti ,b. ORGANIZATIONS Fit. I Rote: Clark, Crean. Arlingluius Second Row: Sheehan, Magratli Tomrdy, St-ann-n Third Row.- Burke. O'Keefe. Ahearn. Dcrmody The Student Council Jeremiah P. Cream, ’33. Chuirtmui Edward A. Malloy, ‘34 Thomas E. Wai sh, ’3 5 Olin J. Seaman, ’3 6 James E. Ci ark, ’3 3 Irancis J. Tomedy, ’3 3 Michael J. Sheehan, ’3 3 John J. Burke, ’3 3 Joseph S. Magrath, ’3 3 Thomas V. O’Kleie, ’3 3 Edward S. Dekmody, ’33 Danii l J. Ahearn, ’33 Clemens G. Arlinghaus. ’33 Thtu tlnndted ThueConway, Ahearn. O'Keefe, Stella The Immaculate Conception Sodality Ri v. J. Joseph Lynch, S.J. Thomas V. O’Ki i i f, ’3 3 John S. Stella, ’3 3 James S. Conway, ’3 3 Daniei. J. Ahearn, ’33 Moderator Prefect Assistant Prefect Sa retary Treasurer IT would not he an exaggeration to say that the Immaculate Conception Sodality, which is composed of noil-resident students of the Senior and Junior classes, has just passed through the most active year of its existence. Under the inspiring guidance and spiritual direction of their Moderator and the practical leadership of their Prefect, the members have participated in the various works of charity and of Catholic Action sponsored by the sodality. As a member of the Catholic College Action Guild, the sodality, represented by Daniel J. Ahearn, contributed in no small measure to the success of the programs broadcast weekly over Station WLWL of the Paulist League. The work of delivering talks before Newman Clubs in the public high schools throughout the metropolis lias made splendid progress under the supervision of John S. Stella. The scope of the missionary and catechetical activities, directed by James S. Conway, has been greatly extended. Another feature of the sodality has been the collection of food and clothing for the poor. Edward C. Martin, 34. has been in charge of this latter work. The Senior members who have taken an especially active part in the many charitable operations of the sodality are William A. Dunn, John I . Sheahan and Vladimir J. Svitak. Three Hundred Font •' 1 Row: l.ondrigan. E:arrcll SceonJ Row: DcimoJy Fr. O'Bcirne, Riccio The Parthenian Sodality 4 Rev. Vincfnt de Paul O’Beirpce, S.J. Moderator Edward S. Dermody, '33 Prefect Joseph S. Riccio. ’33 first Asst. Prefect Joseph F. Londrigan, ’33 Second Asst. Prefect James L. Farrell, ’3 3 Secretary THE Parthenian Sodality is for resident students, under the invocation of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the patronage of St. Alovsius. It is the oldest of Fordham’s organizations; it is. in fact, older than lordham itself, having been founded on February 2, 1837, at St. Mary’s College in Rayvillc, Kentucky. In 1846 it was brought by Father Lcgonais, S.J., to l ordham. The avowed purpose of the Parthenian Sodality is "to procure to the members a more easy and efficacious means of leading, now and hereafter, a Christian like life.” The weekly Mass and devotion in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary are an invaluable aid to the members in the attainment of such an ideal. The sodality’s chief interest consists in cooperating with the other sodalities of the College in holding outdoor May devotions in the quadrangle around the statue of Our Lady, which was erected there in 1887, in commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Parthenian Sodality. A solemn Mass and reception of members into the sodality are held at the close of the school year. Three Hundred Th eFir.-I Hole: White, Pr. Cox, Walsh Second Rou: Nclligan, Ballou, Meagher The Sodality of the Holy Rosarv Rev. Ignatius V. Cox, S.J. JOSI.PH M. MtAGHbK, ’3 5 Thomas E. Walsh, ’3 5 Robert E. White, ’3 5 Gilbert J. Nllligan, ’3 5 John J. Meagiii r Moderator Prefect Assistant Prefect Secretary ......T reasurer Instructor of Postulants DURING the past scholastic year this undergraduate sodality, composed of nonresident students of the Sophomore and Freshman classes, has adhered to a new policy inaugurated last October. Instead of having the Sodalists give a short talk at the regular meetings, a member of the faculty was invited each week to address the gathering. At the behest of the Moderator, an intensive drive for new members had been launched at the beginning of the year. Active promoters of this drive were: Charles A. Biuer, Joseph I Tague, I rancis X. Murphy, Nicholas J. Alaimo and Edward P. Lynch, of Freshman; Robert E. Dobson, James P. Fay, Francis X. Brown. Thomas L. Shea, James D. Sullivan and Charles F. Barrett, ol Sophomore. The work of this sodality is similar in nature to that of the Immaculate Conception Sodality. Members disperse Catholic literature, and make voluntary contributions towards the support of both domestic and foreign missions. Catechetical instruction has also occupied the time of the members. As one of the highlights of the year, the Holy Rosary Sodality sponsored a talk which was delivered by the Rev. Daniel A. Lord, S.J., noted author and head of the Sodality movement in America. All classes of the College were invited to attend Father Lord’s lecture. • .,, Handled S;.Szymanski. Callaghan. Alvino. Crean. Hayes St. John Berchmans Sodality Mr. Josi m F. Weber. S.J. John F.. Callaghan, ’33 Michael C. Hams, ’3 3 Daniel W. Alvino, 3 3 Jf.rf.miah P. Cri an, ’33 Moderator President Vice-President Secretary Matter of Ceremonies THE members of this society—consisting of resident and non-resident students— serve daily Mass and assist at the various solemn religious functions of the school year; viz., Benediction on Sundays and First Fridays, the Solemn High Mass of the Holy Ghost at the formal opening of the College, Sodality Receptions and other Solemn Masses throughout the year. To help realize the purpose of the founder of the St. John Berchmans Sodality, regular meetings are held during the year, at which the Socialists listen to illustrated lectures on correct service and its value, the courtesy of the rubrics and kindred knowledge. The meeting is concluded with a luncheon in the senioi dining hall, a custom which was established four years ago. Credit is due to the Moderator. Mr. Joseph F. Weber, S.J., who so successfully carried out the organization’s extensive program which first received its impetus under the zealous care of Father Anthony L. Ganipp, S.J., and flourished under the guidance of Mr. Daniel E. Power, S.J. Aside from the satisfaction that comes from knowing that they are following the Divine Model of Charity, the members of the sodality feel amply repaid for their efforts when, at the end of the year, they attend the sodality’s annual banquet. Three H nJicd Serenf' i' Row: Part I id McC.luskcy S-.eoad Rou : Cdlaghan, Fr. Lynch, Clunan The St. Vincent de Paul Society Rev. J. Joseph Lynch, S.J. Moderator Joseph P. McCluskly, ’33 President Adrian P. Clunan, ’3 3 Vice-President William M. Parilan, ’33 Secretary John E. Callaghan, 33 Librarian THE Fordham Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul is an organization of the resident students, the object ol which is to sustain its members by mutual example in the practice of Christian living; to promote in their hearts an interest in God’s poor and suffering and to begin even in college days to give them practical assistance. The members visit the poor in their dwellings and apply themselves according to their abilities and the time which they can spare to the elementary and Christian instruction of poor children whether tree or imprisoned. They also visit the sick in nearby hospitals, and distribute magazines and periodicals among the patients. • very important part of the society’s work consists in the instruction of young prisoners at the House ot Refuge on Randall’s Island in their religious duties and in Christian Doctrine. Last Christmas, the society held its annual collection tor the unfortunate of the Bronx districts. The large sum realized was given to different relief organizations. In order to raise additional funds tor charitable purposes, a smoker was partially sponsored by the St. Vincent de Paul Society. The success of the affair has led the members to plan similar ones in the future. Thret Handled EightWiIm h Flynn. Treaty, Pcppard The Harvester Club Rev. Joseph F. Biclan, S.J. Moderator Charles M. Wilson, 3 5 President James J. Treacy, ’3 3 Vice-President Gerald J. I;i ynn, ’33 . . ... Secretary Joseph F. Peppard, ’3 5 I reasitrer FORTUNATE in the able leadership of its President, this mission organization lias developed from one of the smallest to one of the largest societies on the campus, simultaneously increasing its activities in proportion to tlie increase in membership. In direct keeping with its object, namely, to further the work of the Catholic Students’ Foreign Mission League according to the general directions of the Diocesan Director of the League and to keep alive, among Fordham students, interest in the American Jesuit Missions in Jamaica and the Philippine Islands—the members of the I larvester Club have applied themselves assiduously to raising funds for the conversion of heathens in distant lands, and in visiting parochial schools to instruct the children concerning the Missions. In addition to the custom of collecting books to be read and studied in far-off mission schools, the Club this year has been engaged in a novel pursuit—that of collecting stamps. This activity promises to become a lucrative source of support for the Missions. Already more than fifty thousand stamps have been sent to Woodstock (College. The Harvester Club may justly be proud of its varied achievements, not the least of which was the realization of a substantial sum of money for the Foreign Missions, in spite of prevalent conditions. Thut Hraicited jYineSealed : Ah earn, Pepp.ud Standing: Casey, Harvey, Fhrlurdt The Council of Debate Mr. Raymond G. Shoutf.n, S.J. Daniel J. Aiiearn, ’33 Joseph F. Peppard, ’33 Laurence C. Eiiriiardt, '33 Patrick F. Casey, 3 3 W. Gerard LaFrance, 3 3 Thomas J. Harvey, ’33 , I od era tor President Vice-President Secretary treasurer Censor Historian IN its seventy-fifth year of forensic activity, the Council of Debate has won new laurels in the intercollegiate debating circles. This year, more than any other, ihe society should be proud of its achievements, for the fame of its remarkable success has, for the first time in the history of the organization, extended beyond the American continent—by virtue of a victory over Oxford University of Oxford, England. The debate with the English institution took place on the night of December 8, in Collins Auditorium, Fordham University. Fordham’s representatives, F.dward J. McDonough and Joseph F. Peppard, both of Senior, defended the negative of the proposition, "Resolved, That this House deplores the action of the United States in remaining outside the League of Nations.” The chairman of the debate was the Hon. Joseph V. McKee, ’ll. President of the Board of Aldermen of New York. At the time of this debate, Mr. McKee was the Acting Mayor of New York City. Other important debates engaged in were with representatives from Sr. Francis College, Loyola College, Boston College, University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Tennessee. The St. Francis engagement marked the first time that the Oxford system of debating was publicly employed at Fordham. Intramural debates were held at the weekly meetings of the society. Moreover, through the efforts of Edward |. McDonough a program of fifty lecture debates was completed so that every member of the Council debated, at oik time or another, before some church or social organization. Three Hundred TenSprouK Mooney, O Reilly The Hughes Debating Society Mr. Thomas P. Ward. S.J. John T. Moonly, ’3 5 Walti r A. Sprouis, ’3 5 Charms A. O’Rmlly, ’3 5 Moderator President Vice-President Secretary UNDER the guidance of a new moderator. Mr. Thomas P. Ward, S.J., the Freshmen and Sophomores who make up the membership of the Hughes Debating Society' have enjoyed an especially interesting year of debating, both in the confines of the debate chambers and abroad in the field of intercollegiate contests. At the beginning of the school year, the excellent calibre of the newly arrived Freshman orators was especially evident; the men of the Class of ’36 have consistently demonstrated their worth as truly representative Fordham debaters in every contest of oratory and rhetoric in which they have participated. Intramural contests have been hard fought and extremely interesting. The fact that the Society' this year has had the largest enrollment of its entire career is testimony of the quality of the debates and discussions held during its meetings. As in former years, members of the Society engaged in verbal combat the Freshmen and Sophomore teams of other colleges and universities throughout the East. Contests were held with such institutions as Manhattan, Georgetown and Boston College. The Freshmen traveled to Boston for their annual trip, while the Sophomores journeyed to Georgetown. The propositions for discussion centered about various topics of national and international import. Thue Handled ElevenThe Mimes and Mummers Mr. J. Berchmans Morris, S.J. Ri v. James A. Taai i e, S.J. Mr. |. CiFRAUD (', M.A., LL.B. I RANCIS J. Tomedy, ’35 Robert Mc.I. Cox, 34 John S. Stella, ’3 3 Laurence A. Leavey, ’ 4 ] William J. Moody, 33 Leonard I . Kiordan, ’34 ) Moderator Dr a wahe Director Assistant Director President Vice-President Secretary Board of Directors THL Mimes .ind Mummers is lordham’s great Dramatic Society, with an uninterrupted history dating from 1871. The following resume of the society’s activities during the past scholastic year was written with the full realization that to criticize from the professional standpoint would be sheer folly. Yet, it cannot be denied that I ordham's undergraduate playwrights and thespians arc adequately equipped, both with technical skill and interpretative talent, to take their places in the professional sphere of theatrics. The first major event on the Mimes and Mummers’ calendar was the presentation of the annual varsity show. The play selected was the rollicking comedy of manners, 'The Rivals,” by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, played on the nights of December 15 and 16. It is a noteworthy fact that the principal roles were enacted by underclassmen, fames W. Fogarty, ’3 5, in the part of the word-mixing Mrs. Malaprop, and Robert Mel. Cox, ’34, as the peppery Sir Anthony Absolute, both wrote their names in gold in the Fordham book of dramatics. This does not mean, however, that the Senior Class did not acquit itself creditably in the varsity production. William A. Coleman, in the female character of Lucy, was very effective, and displayed a great amount of dramatic ability. It was "Bill” Coleman who performed so admirably in the varsity show of 1951, Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night,” in which he essayed the part of the clown. Mr. Gerard A. Murphy, S.J., reviewing the play Thin Hundred TtcelreScene From 'The Rivals" in a special article for The Ram, said: "'Teste is a harder clown to hit ofl than a casual reading of the lines would betray. Yet William Coleman played the pare to good advantage . . . and carried us back to the bizarre fooling of the Middle Ages for a few hours, and did it in the manner of one who was ‘come by his wits.’ ” Thomas M. Brosnan, who is not a stranger to Fordham dramatic enthusiasts, portrayed the part of Faulkland. "This humorous character.” wrote a critic, "symbolic of the poetic lover, who is too suspicious of his mate—who would have Julia Melville think of him alone, was faithfully handled by the actor. He had the necessary softness of voice, starry gaze, and ruffled concern to round out the part and make it real.” The Seniors, furthermore, were more than amply represented in the twelfth annual varsity One-Act-Play Contest, held in Collins Auditorium on Friday evening, February 24. Two of the six plays produced were the work of Seniors. "Death Ends the Dream.” which won second prize, was written by John J. Burke, while Vladimir J. Svitak was the author of "Twenty-Five Years After.” In the capacity of student directors, we had Thomas M. Brosnan coaching "Paid in Full,” Vladimir J. Svitak directing his own opus, and John S. Stella supervising "Death Ends the Dream.” Besides sponsoring the varsity production and the two One-Act-Play competitions, the "Mimes” has been extraordinarily active during the past two terms. The Freshman Workshop, under the direction of Father James A. TaafTe, S.J., is a sort of branch of the Mimes and Mummers, in which Freshmen can receive individual attention and help in their dramatic efforts; while the Varsity Playshop, functioning under the moderator-ship of Mr. J. Gerard Crcgan, M.A., LL.B., with a record extending over seventy-three years, is one of Fordham’s greatest organizations. A new feature of the "Mimes” was the presentation of plays at the regular meetings by those not actively engaged in other productions and by Freshmen desiring to be admitted into the organization. During a regular meeting of the last semester, the society produced "The Rising of the Moon,” by Lady Gregory, before a large number of the student body. The occasion was made especially interesting by a reminiscent talk given by Father Robert I. Gannon, S.J., a former Moderator of the Mimes and Mummers, and the author of "The Technique of the One-Act-Play,” which is used as a text-book in the Freshman classes. Tin ee HnnJitJ Tbit SeenThe Glee Club Moderator Conductor Accompanist Rev. Tin odori T. Harley, S.J. Mr. I RI DI KIC Josi.yn Henry J. Bender, '5 5 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Joseph S. Magkatii, 55. Chairman John F. Brennan, ’5 5 John M. Geiger, 54 William A. Dunn, ’55 I Iaroi.d V. Kennedy, ’55 William Foley, 55 Albert M. Vajda, 34 THE Glee Club, one of the most outstanding organizations of the College in point of the promotion of culture and good fellowship, is also one ol the most active. This year, especially, with two radio broadcasts to its credit, the society can look back with an approving glance and rest satisfied that its work was well done. The first appearance of the Glee Club occurred in the Fordham University Church at the Solemn High Mass of the Holy Ghost which marked the formal opening of the ( ollege. About a month later, the Club initiated its 1952-5 5 concert season with an appearance before the Young Women’s Catholic Club of New York City. This concert was sung in the auditorium of Cathedral High School. Tbice Handled FourteenThe Board Directors Subsequent appearances were made at the College of St. Elizabeth, Mount St. Vincent, Georgian Court College. Good Counsel College, College of New Rochelle, and the Carroll Club of New York. The Club was accompanied on its concert tours by Mr. John E. Kelly, ’31, tenor soloist. The climax of the season was the annual concert given at Town Hall, Wednesday, April 5th. A piano novelty was offered at this concert, four members of the Glee Club simultaneously rendering a selection on two pianos. As in former years, an appreciative audience crowded the hall and clamored for encores. On Sunday, February 12th, the Glee Club broadcast a group of selections over a nation-wide hookup of the Columbia Broadcasting System and was heard locally through Station WABC. The feature of the program, which is known as the "Church of the Air,” was a sermon by Father John S. Middleton, ex 20, Ph.D., ’27 of St. Joseph’s Seminary, Dunwoodic, N. Y. The selections which were offered by the Glee Club included the sacred ballads "Adoramus Te.” "It is the Lord’s Own Day,” "Con-cordi Laetitia,” "Vcni Creator,” and "Ave Maris Stella.” The broadcast of February 12th was so successful that the Club was invited to sing over the radio once more, but this time over the N. B. C. network. The Glee Club’s second radio appearance of the year took place on March 25th. It is with a feeling of pride that we close this brief chronicle of the activities of the Glee Club. This organization, giving its members an opportunity for association with good music, and Fordham her rightful place in a sphere which enjoys the attention and appreciation of cultured men the world over, has rendered our Alma Mater a true service. Three Hundred fifteenTHE BAND Three 11 mid , ed SixteenSvitak. Sheehan. Alhcrsc. Faber The Quill Club Rev. James A. Taaffe, S.J. Moderator Vladimir J. Svitak, ’33 President Michael J. Sheehan, '33 Vice-President James D. Alberse, ’34 Secretary Robert C. Faber, ’34 Censor THE Quill Club, when first organized in 1925, was restricted to the Freshman Class. Later, with the founding of the Short Story Guild for Freshmen, it mustered its members from the three upper classes. Since last year, however, the club has amended its Constitution so as to admit members of all the college classes—an action found necessary after the disbanding of the Short Story Guild. Owing to the efforts of the Moderator and the President, great interest in the activities of the Quill Club has been evinced especially by the underclassmen. The bi-weekly meetings of the society have been enlivened by heated discussions on the principles and technique of the short story and good-natured criticism of the original compositions read before the Club by its members. Father Taaffe, S.J.. who has acted as Moderator of the Club since its beginning, contributed to the general interest ol the meetings by his valuable suggestions. A friendly get-together in some conveniently situated banquet hall rounds up the Quill Club’s annual program. The election of officers for the following year— as well as the holding of a mock ''spiritualistic seance’’—bids fair to become a permanent feature of these final banquets. Three Hundred Seventeen1 he Ram Staff The Ram Michali J. Sheehan, ’33 Cumins G. ArlingiiaUS, 33 Vladimir J. Svitak, ‘3 3 John J. Smith, ‘34 Jamfs E. Ci ark, Jr., ’53 Robert E. Whalen Editor-i n -Chief Business Manager Neu s Editor Spirts Editor Rain tilings Editor Interview Editor Howard |. Moran, ’34 Robert G. Wiiai.i n, ’34 Wii.iTam 15. McCukn, ’3 5 News Board Joseph F. Quintavalle, 34 Vincent J. Gibson, ’34 Eugeni Dim y, ’34 News Staff John J. Caiargo, ’. 3 Edward H. Koch, ’33 Edw ard A. M artin, 34 William J. Cleary, ’33 Bruit W. Olin. George E. Appell, ’3 5 John J. Horan, ’3 5 Robi r r I . I )ohson, ’3 5 Wai hr A. Sprouls. ’3 5 ’ 5 6 Circulation Manager John E. Aki ns, ’33 John C. 15arnw i i.l, ‘34 |ohn T. Murray. ’34 William Matthias. ’34 Reference Manager John J. McGinty, ‘34 Sports Staff James O'Donovan, ’3 5 Thomas Li nahan, ’3 5 Arthur A. Mulligan, ’36 Circulation Staff Jami s T. Ki i NAN, John F. Savarese, Staff Artist James E. Clark, Jr., ’33 Business Staff 34 Nathaniel P. McCaffrey, ’34 ’35 Bernard M. Hughes, ’35 E change Editor Alumni Editor John J. Donovan, Jr.. ’35 Carl I.. Albert, ’35 'I'inee I tnnd ed EighteenEXCEPT for the three hectic years following the World War. Tin Ram, a cross-section ot Fordham iife, and probably the second most important extra-curricular activity at Fordham, has regularly presented to the student-body news of campus activities since 1917. Nothing short of an international conflict could force this publication to stop functioning—a thing that happened only because a majority of the staff members had joined the Student Army Training Corps, at the time when America decided to make the world safe for democracy. Tin Ram chronicles and preserves the interesting events that occur on Old Rose Mill, and furnishes an account of the doings of Fordham’s prominent sons, both those in the ranks of the undergraduates anil those in the great body of its alumni. As might be expected, the success of the tremendous work associated with running this newspaper, is in no small amount due to the Class of 1933. Michael J. Sheehan, who reported sports events during his first three years in college, was, in his Senior year, chosen Editor-in-Chicf. 11 is efficient work has aided greatly in carrying Tiie Ram safely over the rocks of financial difficulties that threatened the paper during the last year of the depression. The editorials written by him have widely been commented upon, and have even been reprinted in other college weeklies. Clemens G. Arlinghaus deserves credit for handling the organization’s finances with ability and shrewdness. In his capacity of Business Manager, he has maintained Tin Ram on a sound basis and has skillfully disposed of the wants of the paper’s advertising clientele. Vladimir J. Svitak, associated with the staff since his Freshman year, has, after serving a year’s apprenticeship on the News Board, been appointed News Editor. He has given unstintingly of his labor, and has filled his post on The Rani with excellent good judgment. The column known as "Fordham Traditions” has also been in his capable hands. This column served as a means of providing the student body with knowledge about Fordham dating as far back as the Civil War. James E. Clark. Jr., Art Editor, has contributed his valuable services for the past four years. The cartoons and sketches that appeared regularlv in The Ram have been the work of his skillful hand. Without a doubt, they have enhanced the value of the paper considerably. Another interesting feature of The Ram, the humorous column known as "Ramblings.” has proceeded from the pen of this gifted artist. The important work of circulating The Ram was executed by John E. Arens, and his indefatigable assistants. Each week "Jack” supervised the sending of almost three thousand copies of The Ram to the various classes and through the mails. This brief recognition of his labor is small recompense indeed. Finally, two Seniors have rendered invaluable benefit upon the paper by their weekly reports of campus activities in the columns of The Ram. They are John J. Calarco and William J. Cleary, both of whom have served faithfully. Several underclassmen have likewise helped in making the pages of The Ram more interesting. John J. Smith, ’34, Sports Editor, has contributed the column, "Looking Them Over.” Robert G. Whalen, ’34, was the author of "The Interview,” while John J. Donovan, Jr., ’3 5, the Exchange Editor, wrote the column titled "It’s Possible.” Three Handled Nine teenThe Monthly Staff The Fordham Monthly Mr. Joseph B. Monaghan, S.J. .Moderator Edit or-in-Chief John J. Burke, ’35 Assistant Henry J. Bi nder. ’3 3 Frank J. Crane, ’3 3 WTi I IA m (iOl.F.MAN, ’3 3 William C. Keaveny, ’33 James I). Alberse, ’3-4 Michael J. Sheehan, ’3 3 Editors Robert C. Faber. 34 Edmund V. O’Sullivan, ’34 William F. Miciii i.i elder, ’34 Laurence A. I.eavey, ’34 Richard J. Lee. ’34 Thomas J. Fitzmorris, ’3 6 Art Editor Edward IT. Koch, ’33 Business Manager Asst. Business Manager James I). Alberse, ’34 James S. Conway, ’33 TI IE Fordham Monthly, which represents the highest literary achievements of Fordham undergraduates, is one of Fordham’s proudest boasts. We need not search very far lor the reason, ii we consider that November ol the current school year marked for the Monthly its Golden Jubilee. Accordingly, the first issue of the year, distinctive in appearance and set-up, and clothed in an extraordinary maroon-colored cover, was dedicated to the University, the Faculty, the students and the members of former Monthly Staffs. The editors of the magazine departed from precedent insofar as they did not feature articles written by distinguished alumni, as has been the custom on similar occasions in the past. The Golden Jubilee issue contained, among other notable articles. Three Hundred Twentya sonnet in praise of past writers and an appropriate editorial and was prefaced by a laudatory message from the President of Fordham University, the Rev. Aloysius J. Hogan, S.J. Father Hogan said in part: "For fifty years the Fordham Monthly has served as a real link between the College and Fordham’s numerous Alumni and friends. The pages of the Monthly bear eloquent testimony to the unfailing standards of literary effort with which its primal purpose has been and still is being accomplished. In this Jubilee Year. I voice my heartiest congratulations to all those Faculty Moderators, Editors, Contributors and Managers, who. for fifty years, have been gathering the gold for this Golden Jubilee. May the Fordham Monthly continue to inspire and to interest all true friends of Fordham.” I or the past year the Monthly has been under the guidance of Mr. Joseph B. Monaghan, S.J., who succeeded Mr. Gerard A. Murphy, S.J., as moderator. Mr. Monaghan has introduced many new ideas, which have been the cause of making the Monthly even more popular than before. Particularly, he has encouraged new writers, several of whom are now members of the staff. John J. Burke, ’53, is Editor-in-Chief of the Monthly. During the past year Mr. Burke has proved himself very versatile, for he has written essays, stories and poems with equal facility. Frank J. Crane and Henry J. Bender, both of Senior, are prominent writers on the staff. Frank Crane’s humorous narratives have earned for him the title of best short story writer for the Monthly, while Henry Bender’s stories and interpretative essays are both pleasing and instructive. "Conquering Meister-singer,” an essay on Wagner, is a fine example of his work. Edward H. Koch, '3 5, again was Art Editor and it is to him that the Monthly is chiefly indebted for its artistic appearance. For four years he has been drawing frontispieces for the magazine, most of them sketches of Campus scenes. This year, however. Mr. Koch has not confined himself to the campus. His sketch of the Bell Tower of Magdalene College, Oxford, which appeared in the February issue, drew high praise from all critics. The Junior class numbers many seasoned writers. Robert C. Faber and Edmund V. O’Sullivan have been writing since Freshman, while James D. Albersc started writing when a Sophomore. Mr. Faber, while primarily a poet, has contributed many short stories of exceptional merit. His long narrative poems, particularly "The Diver,” have occasioned extensive comment. Mr. O’Sullivan is noted for his thought-provoking essays on various literary and political topics. "Being International Minded,” a stimulating analysis of Babbitry in politics, is a fine specimen. Mr. Albersc provides the unique phenomenon of a business manager who is also a contributing editor. During the past year, not only has his light verse appeared with great frequency, augmented by short stories in similar vein, but "Golden Chain,” a comprehensive history of the Monthly has proved him capable of success in a broader undertaking. A new and brilliant addition to the Monthly staff is William F. Michelfelder of Junior whose trenchant free verse and provocative psychological stories augur well for the future of the publication. William F. Cahalan, ’3 5, who joined the staff in his first year, has contributed verse during Sophomore with increasing regularity, lbs technique is remarkable for unrestrained vigor of phrase. One Freshman was admitted to the editorial staff in 1932-3 3. He was Thomas F. Ficz morris. a young man of unusual promise, who has contributed some noteworthy short stories and poetry as well as several numbers of the Antidote, the humorous section of the magazine. The Monthly has ever gone forward with its task of moulding Catholic writing with a true Catholic attitude toward life. Ir has always provided a haven for those who yearn to give expression to worthwhile thought. May the Fordham Monthly-serve Fordham in the next fifty years as it has done during the last half century. Three Hundred Twenty-oneConnors. MrO.loskey, Lynch, Rooney The Mendel Club Rev. Joseph Assmuth, S.J. Moderator David A. Connors, Jk., ’53 President John F. Rooney, ’33 Vice-President Thomas F. Lynch, ‘33 Secretary Cornelius J. McCloskey, ’54 Treasurer C'ONTINUINC the success of former years, the Mendel Club once more proved a itself to be a very progressive organization. This, the twelfth year ot its existence, was one replete with accomplishments. A distinct innovation in the annals of Fordham was instituted by the Mendel Club. Early in the year, the Club acted as host to the Senior class and staged a demon stration lecture of mitosis, fertilization, and allied phenomena, in connection with the Senior psychology course. Again the "Cabmuth” was acclaimed on all sides. Tins biological paper, the organ of the lub, is nationwide in its scope- and presents the latest news in the scientific world. The regular weekly meetings of the Club arc devoted to the discussion of biological subjects which are not encountered in the curriculum. Many times during the year, the meetings arc featured by lectures delivered by prominent guest speakers. Moving pictures are often shown illustrating the talks. A priceless aid in the preparation of the papers presented by the members at the meetings is the modern library of the biology department. This ever-growing adjunct of the Club is a veritable storehouse of knowledge, containing a large number of volumes on every phase of biology. I'hi a Hundred Tu enty-ttcoPicket. Broad. P 122art-llo, McCrosscn The Chemists’ Club Rev. Joseph B. Muln kn, S.J. Moderator Mr. Walter A. Hynes, Sc.IX Director Frank D. Pickel, 33 President Edward A. Broad, ’34 Vice-President Roy A. IY zarello, ’33 Treasurer Edward H. McCrossen, ’3 5 Secretary Till: fledgling of Fordham’s scientific organizations (seeing the light of day for the first time two years ago) has already grown full-sized wings. The Chemists’ Club has. indeed, managed to keep up with the pace-setters, and has become one of the most active societies on the campus. The purpose of the Club is chiefly to stimulate in its members an interest for research work and to give them opportunities tor imparting information of a chemical nature to others. This general object is achieved when the members read scientific papers and perform experiments at the bi-weekly meetings of the Club or before other similar scientific bodies. The great work of the Chemists’ Club has been the publication of a monthly magazine, called “The Retort,” containing items of chemical interest, and edited by the following students: Edward J. Flanagan, ’33, Iiditor; John J. Calarco, ’33, Associate Editor; Edward A. Broad. ’34, Business Manager; Owen J. Chccvcrs, ‘33, Jacob L. Keller, ’3 3, Frank D. Pickel, ’33. Roy A. Pizzarcllo, ’33, Staff. The activities of the Club are officially terminated by a sumptuous banquet held during the month of May. Three Hundred TuentythreeMcCarthy. Fitzgerald. Diskiii. Hughes The Spanish Club Mr. Basilf. G. D’Ouakil, M.A., LL.B. Moderator An i hony W. Fiizglkald, 33 President Thomas A. Diskin', ’34 Vice-President Joseph F. McCarthy, ’34 Secretary Bernard M. Hughes, ’3 5 ................................. Treasurer LA Academia Espanola has undoubtedly attained the highest degree of success in the history of its development. In this, the fifth year of its existence, many distinguished speakers have addressed the club on topics pertaining to Spain and Hispanic culture, in accordance with the purpose of the organization, viz., to familiarize the members with the numerous Spanish authors and their culture, to foster in them a genuine interest in Spanish culture and to help them attain fluency in the conversational use of the language. Among the noted speakers during the year 1932-33 were: Senor Lopez Yidela, of the Bolivian Consulate, who spoke on the Gran Chaco dispute; the Rev. Lawrence K. Patterson, S.J., well-known historian, who gave a learned talk on the Spanish Republic; and Mr. John M. Vick, of the Spanish Department of Fordham College, who lectured on Spanish music. One of the major activities of the club was the publication of the annual, "Fratcr-nidad Hispana,” which featured as its theme the past and present influence of Spain upon America, and covered a great variety of topics, ranging from a survey of the life of Father Eusebio Kino, S.J., to a comprehensive delineation of the Spanish missions in California. 77 ivi Hundred Tuen )-fomEhrhardt. Header. Stella, Svitak The German Club Mr. Albert I’. Kai i.ix, M.A. Moderator Laurenc.f C. Ehrhardt, 33 President Henry J. Bender, ’3 3 Vice-President Vladimir J. Svitak, ’3 3 Secretary John S. Stella, ’33 Treasurer THE I:ordlumer Deutscher Kulturvorein is the youngest of the modern language clubs at Eordham, having been organized in the fall of 1931. In spite of its youth, however, the German Club can proudly point to two years of outstanding achievement. This year, because of conflicting class schedules, it had been found neccssan to divide the club into two sections, each convening on different days. The activities of the "Kulturverein” have been arranged in accordance with the purpose of the society. Educational discourses, bearing on German language and culture, are regularly delivered by members, as well as by guest speakers. The German Club has often been entertained by the lectures and song recitals of Fr. Augustus M. Fremgen, S. J. As a token of appreciation of his deep interest in the society, the club has made Father Fremgen an honorary moderator. A "kaffee klatsch” has been something of a novelty and was thoroughly enjoyed by the members. Hut the height of the social program was the annual banquet, held at a prominent mid-town 'Speisehaus.” The affair was marked by a true spirit of Bavarian conviviality and was a fitting close to a year of endeavor and accomplishment. Prosit! That Hun dud Tuent)- u cBotticelli. Ricciuti. Palomha Fhe Italian Club Ki v. Demetrius B. Zi ma, S.J. Mr. Thomas McHugh, A.B., LL.B. Edward A. Ricciuti, '3 3 Pasquale Palomba, ’34 Angelo J. Botticelli, ’33 Honorary President Moderator President See re tary Treasurer THE Italian Club, whose official title is the "II Circolo di Cultura Italiana,” was founded in December, 1929, for the purpose of promoting the mental, moral, and social welfare of its members, and of furthering in every way Italian culture at Fordhani. It presents an anomaly in the fact that it is the only one of the modern language clubs at Eordham whose language is not taught at the College. The first half of the school year, under the presidency of Anthony J. Giordano, '34. was devoted largely to a membership drive, necessitated by the gaps left in the ranks of the club by last year’s graduating members. In January, 1 933, Mr. Giordano resigned his office, and the presidency was taken over by Edward A. Ricciuti, ’33. Literary pursuits, such as composing plays, and essays in Italian, marked the activities of the society during the latter part of the scholastic year. The club has a library, started in 1931. which members find useful and interesting. The literary compositions and speeches composed by the members are catalogued in this miniature library of the club. The climax of the Italian Club's program is the annual banquet held in an exclusive Italian restaurant in the Bronx. Three Hundred Ttecrriy-sixTowers, Casey, Beckarv, Sullivan The French Club Mr. Basile G. D’Ouakil, M.A., I L.B. Moderator Jules A. Beckary, ’34 President Pa i rick F. Casey, 3 3 Vice-President J. Deuel Sullivan, ’3 3 Secretary Paul A. Towers, ’3 3 Treasurer [ E Ccrclc Francais had its beginning seven years ago and thus became the first of -I— the modern language clubs at Fordham. Since then it has grown both in membership and achievement, until today it occupies an enviable campus position. The weekly meetings are conducted in French as far as possible. On several occasions throughout the year the club has been favored by the presence of prominent French-speaking guests. Joint meetings have also been held with college scientific groups. The great work and pride of the club is ' l.c Rayon du Cercle Francais” popularly known as the French Annual. It discusses in a literary manner some topic of interest to the student body. The present and fourth edition took as its theme "Catholic Action” with special emphasis on Social Justice. "Lc Rayon” was edited under the very capable direction of Patrick F. Casev, ’33. In order to accomplish the purpose of familiarizing its members with the French language and culture, the club very often attends ”cn corps” French theatrical and cinematic productions. Moreover frequent "petits dejeuners” are held at near by restaurants during the scholastic term, and it is customary to hold, in place of the final meeting, a very elaborate banquet aboard one of the large French liners which may happen to be in the harbor. Three Hundred Tuenty-jiroiBrady, Keenan, McCloskey, Carmody The Brooklyn-Long Island Club Rnv. Charles J. Deane, S.J. Moderator Francis M. Carmody, ’33 President Joseph P. Brady, ’3 3 Vice-President Cornelius J. McCloskey, ’3-1 Secretary John G. Keenan. 34 Treasurer Till Brooklyn-long Island Club was founded in 1929 through the active support of Father Deane who therein realized a plan for stabilizing friendship among undergraduate students and alumni of Ford ha in from Brooklyn and Long Island. Since its foundation, the "B.-L.I.” has become the largest social club on the campus, numbering over one hundred active members. The annual Winter dance ol the Brooklyn-Long Island Club is very popular not only with the "initiated” but also with the entire student body, as evidenced by the large crowd that always shows up lor the occasion. This year, as in former years, the colorful affair was held on the last Friday of January in the grand ballroom of the Hotel St. George, Brooklyn, N. Y.; the dancers tripping the light fantastic to the lilting strains of the music supplied by Harold Stern and his Hotel St. Moritz Orchestra. As an added attraction. Bill Smith, a popular radio tenor, rendered several vocal selections. The chairman of the Dance Committee was Francis J. Crane, ’3 3, who was ably assisted in addition to the club’s officers by James F. Hogan and John J. Brennan of Senior and William G. Atwell, George J. Mutter and James P. Maher of Junior. Three Hundred Tu euty-eigbtLondrigan, Daly, Richankon Howe The New Jersey Club Rev. Charles J. Df.ank, S.J. Moderator William F. Howe, ’35....................................... President John F. Richardson, ’33 Vice-President John F. Daly, ’33.......................................... Secretary Joseph F. Londkican, 33 Treasurer THE New Jersey C lub when first organized was dedicated to the purpose of furthering the interest of Fordham in New- Jersey, and the interest of New' Jersey in Ford-ham. Merely to say that this purpose was actualized since the founding of the club in 1928, would not be doing full justice to the many accomplishments of this organization. Growing in size and in activity, year after year, the club has been an effective medium for promoting a closer bond of fellowship among the undergraduates from New York’s sister State, and for renewing among the graduates friendships and associations that have been formed during student days at Fordham. The most important item on the social program of the New Jersey Club was the annual autumn dance which was held on December 2nd at the Robert Treat Hotel in Ncw'ark, N. J. In accordance with the traditional policy of the club the event was tendered in honor of the varsity football team. It was unanimously pronounced the most successful and enjoyable of all the New Jersey ( lub dances to date. A circumstance which helped to give the affair a true Fordham atmosphere was the fact that the music for the occasion was rendered by an orchestra under the baron of a Fordham alumnus, Frank Galassi of the class of ’29. The dance was under the management of Joseph Conway and Bernard McCrecsh, both of Senior, who acted as co-chairmen. Three Hundred Tu-enrx-nnieMcDermott. Zapustas. Eldrcd, Howell fhe Massachusetts Club Rev. Charles J. Deane, S.J. Moderator Joseph J. Zapustas, ’3 3 President Paul M. Howi-i.l, ’34 Vice-President Raymond E. Ei.dki d, ’36 Secretary Francis V. McDermott, ’34 Treasurer THE Massachusetts Club, organized in 1 28, represents a section of our country which, lor the past several years, has been supplying Fordham with its most varied talent. A long list of Fordham alumni from the Bay State could be compiled in testimony of the fact that Fordham has benefited by the "invasion” of the Massachusetts boys into the Bronx. This year the club has been unusually fortunate in having at its helm a man who has played no small part in making the name of Fordham better known, not only in his own state of Massachusetts, but throughout the country—a man who needs no introduction to Fordham undergraduates; Joe” Zapustas, famous football and baseball star. In the middle of April, the Massachusetts Club held a dinner dance in the vicinity of Boston. The affair was well attended with representatives from all corners of the Bay State. The club takes this opportunity to thank the Reverend Moderator for the continued interest which he has shown in all its activities. Three Hundred ThirtyRe ine. Furey. Boyle. McGlone The Pennsylvania Club Moderator President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer Rev. Charles J. Di ane, S.J. John J. Boyie, ’3 3 Edwin C. Furi y, ’34 Clarence J. McGlone, ’34 Francis M. Reinc, ’34 IN common with the other State clubs at Fordham, the Pennsylvania Club helps the students come in contact with men from their own particular section of the country, and thus tends to create a home-like atmosphere in the college. To quote from an older "Maroon”: "In 1926 it was thought advisable, on account of the large number of Pennsylvanians who had come to Fordham's 'Hall of Learning’ to form some society which would serve to enable the members to become better acquainted with each other during the school years and afford a foundation for enduring friendship after graduation. With this end in view, the 'Keystoners’ of the class ol ’29 drew up a constitution for the Pennsylvania Club.” Although its undergraduate enrollment cannot compare with that of some of the other State clubs, nevertheless, the members of the organization banded together and tendered a dance during the Christmas season, which might serve as a model of zeal and co-operation to clubs boasting a far more formidable membership. The affair,—a highly pleasurable social triumph—was held in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Tlnee Hundred T'bitty-oneMcCarthy, Lenkowski, Hubbell, Ricciuti, Smith The Connecticut Club Rhv. Chari.i s J. Di ane, S.J. Edw ard A. Ricciuti, '3 5 George T. Mubrfii., ’33 William J. Lenkowski, '35 Frederick J. Smith, ’54 Myles A. McCarthy, '3 5 M oJ era tor President Vice-President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary T reasnrer THE Connecticut Club, which enjoys the distinction of being the oldest of the State Clubs at Fordham, was founded in the year of 1924 through the efforts of Mr. Thomas A. Reilly. A.13., LL.I3., present Registrar of the College. The enrollment of the club for the year 1932-1955 has been the largest since its inception. Functioning with a purpose similar to that of the other State Clubs, this organization has made considerable progress especially in the social held, as evidenced by the overwhelming success of ns Christmas and Easter dances. The former took place on December 28, 1932, in the Stratficld Flotel located in Bridgeport. Michael C. Hayes, ’33, was appointed chairman of the dance committee. The Eastci dance was held in New Haven with Edward Coady 34 as chairman. Both of these functions were ample proof that the club is fulfilling the end for which it was established. An advancement over other years was the formation of the Committee of Public Relations whose task it was to enhance the mutual interests of Connecticut and Fordham. In conclusion, the Connecticut Club has safely weathered the prevalent economic crisis and, true to precedent, it has maintained its stability and assured its success for succeeding years. Thiee H indit'd Tbi ty-ticoKennedy, Partlan, Cooley. O'Connor The Up-State Club Rev. Charles J. Deane, S.J. Moderator William 1., ’3 3 President Vincent T. O’Connor. 3 3 Vice-President John P. Kennedy, ’3S Secretary Thomas J. Cooley, ’3 5 Treasurer A SMALL group of "pioneers” hailing from cities, villages and hamlets of upper New York State courageously pushed forward, "way back in 1931,” a project which they were certain would create a spirit of good fellowship and camaraderie and establish a closer bond among those students from the upper regions of the Empire State, who have chosen Fordham as their Alma Mater. The result of their endeavors was the Up-State Club. Notwithstanding the limitation of membership and the wide separation of "hometowns,” the men from up state manifested great ardor in overcoming these handicaps to meet in both the Yuletide and the Easter seasons for an evening of gaiety and enjoyment. During the past scholastic year, under the conservative guidance of Fr. Deane, S.J.. the club has held several social functions all of which proved to be immense successes as well as splendid media for bearing the name of Fordham into the far districts of the state, particularly in the vicinity of the Capitol. The Christmas dance took place on December 28, at the Do Witt Clinton Hotel, Albany, with J. Edward Hurley, ’33 acting as chairman. The enchanting environment of the De Witt Clinton is fast becoming a tradition to the members of this state organization. Three Hundred Thirty-threeStaff Officers R. O. T. C. Ayf ILITARA TRAINING is not new at Fordham though the present military organization dates back only to 1926. As early as 1882 attempts were made to form a cadet corps here. It was not until '8 5 that success in this plan was assured by Father Dealy, who turned to the U. S. Army to establish a detail of cadets. This was done under authority given by an act of Congress. The total enlistment at the end of the first year was about fifty students. During the first ten years of its existence the corps increased greatly in numbers. It developed into a truly military unit having guard duty on the grounds, skirmish drills and scouting exercises in Bronx Park. The cadets participated in many important events, among them being the laying of the cornerstone at Dunwoodie Seminary and the Silver Anniversary of the founding of the College. In the next decade the unit continued to grow both in size and efficiency. A battalion was formed with a cadet-major in command. A system of discipline like unto that of West Point was established. This strict training plus the zeal the cadets had for their work enabled them to win second place in the National Guard Exhibition drills. The next year the College became a University and this training was abolished. When the war clouds were spread over the fields of Europe an Ambulance Corps was established at Fordham. Upon the declaration of war a unit of one hundred and twenty-seven was sent to Allentown, Pa. In August these troops embarked for France where they distinguished themselves and brought glory and honor to themselves, their country, and to their Alma Mater, Fordham. In September, 1918, the Students’ Army Training Corps, the first of its kind in the United States, was instituted at the University. This was authorized by an act of Congress. In addition to this a Naval Unit was also established. The students had regular army discipline, drills, class work in both tactics and educational courses, guard duty, and in general, led a life similar to that of a West Pointer. The degree of efficiency attained by these cadets was such that Rear Admiral Ross, U.S.N., was prompted to remark that Fordham’s course of instruction in naval matters was second T hue Thirty-fontRifle Team only to that of Annapolis. The Naval Cadets resigned at the close of the war. The Army corps was completely abolished in 1919. The present R. O. T. C. unit was organized in September, 1926, under the provisions of the National Defense Act. About one hundred students enrolled in the course directed by Colonel Ross, who was assisted bv Captain Boudreau and StafT-Sergeant Berger. The Government Club of New York presented the Corps with the colors of the nation and of the university which are still the most cherished possession of the unit. From this small beginning the unit, tilled with a real spirit of camaraderie, has tripled itself in numbers. It has also increased in proficiency, for, inspired by the able leadership of its commanders, it has attained perfection on the drill field as evidenced by the fact that the War Department has for the past three years awarded it the rating of "Excellent.” The members of the present group are striving under the directorship of Major Edward L. Kelly, C. A. C., U. S. A., and l ieutenant Ernest Merklc, C. A. C., U. S. A., under whose guidance they have won this high honor, to retain it. Last summer Fordham was well represented at the Coast Artillery training camp of historic Fort Monroe. We were not alone. Massachusetts Tech, the University of Pittsburgh, Delaware, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, and New I lampshire had also sent some of their sons to engage in six weeks of training. During this period we were friendly enemies. We wanted to show them what Fordham could do, and they had the same desire. We did our best to reflect nothing but honor on Fordham’s name. On the rifle range, and the parade grounds, on the big guns and behind the three inch anti-aircraft guns, we maintained the Fordham spirit . . . we did the job, and did it well. We all received something during our stay. Some returned to the metropolis with new names, each being given for a reason, if it can be called that. Dave Connors soon answered to the term "At trail.” "At trail” represented us in the capacity of Captain of Battery "A.” He did well and was rewarded by being reappointed to the same command. Then there was the "Whispering Lieutenant," better known on the campus as Bill Francke. I le won this title by popular vote after rocking the foundations of the fort with his thunderous "Forward March.” But Bill had a car at the Post, so we had to take it easy on the jibing if we were to count on transportation to Phoebus, Buckroc Beach or Newport News. However, abstention from dubbing this title was Three Hundred Tbi !y-fit eOfficers' Club Officials: Connors, Genovese, Fran eke not always an assurance of a ride. Why? For the reason that Lieutenant "Kcep-’cm-awake-all-night” Genovese was co-owner of said Dodge, four-in-line. If this car was not in the "pound,” it had a flat. If it did not have a flat, it was out of gas. If everything was in proper condition, we could not use it anyway we had search- light drill! We were fortunate in having our own Major Kelly and Lieutenant Merkle with us. The Major was in charge of infantry drill. I le showed the boys from the Back Bay State, and smokeless Pittsburgh how he does it in the Bronx. And ot all the officers in charge of us lie was the most respected. We were proud to say that he was "Our Major.” Lieutenant Merkle could tell you much about our unsteady eye and wavering hand, for many a time he accompanied us down to a pistol target at which ten government bullet heads were fired, but not a one had pierced. But then he would smile a bit on finding that the target on the left or right had twenty holes in it. It was just a case of shooting at the wrong target. Speaking of shooting, we must not forget the Rifle learn, which, under the expert tutelage of its coach. Sergeant Joseph H. Smith, D. E. M. I.., has brought its 1932-3 3 season to a successful conclusion. The Ram Nimrods have raised their yearly average well over the five hundred mark in winning seven of its thirteen shoulder to shoulder matches, fourteen of its twenty-three correspondence matches and carrying our the old Fordham tradition by defeating X. V. U. Captain Malaspina began the season by leading the team in four successive matches, but upon the compilation of the season's scoring record the high honors went to Santoro with Kouba and Malaspina close behind. In addition to these men four others will be awarded the Minor I'. They are: Joseph Daly, William Lambert, Stephen Randolph and Maurice Cox, Manager. The prospects lor next season are exceptionally bright as none of these veterans will be lost ansi Sergeant Smith is looking forward to some promising material among the Freshmen. Another unit of activity in the R. (). T. C. is the Officers’ Club. Us membership is limited to the students of the advanced course. The purpose of the organization is to affiliate the student officers with the commissioned officers who have graduated from Fordham and who are considered active members. The officers of the club arc: William H. Francke, ’3 3, President; David A. Connors, ’3 3, Vice-President; and Joseph S. Genovese. 3 3, Secretary. Three Hundred Thirty-fixVpfii ly i: R O. T. C r»i|n. Vfpti Rjfbi. Inspcttiuo; Ctnlti. Calirco, '55 it Fo«trc« Monroe; Louvr L ft. the Big One b un Ri fl.ii, on Pi tideAmbrose J. Hartnett Editor-in-chief THE MAROON Ambrose J. Hartnett EDITOR! AI Thomas M. Gilmartin William Paktlan Ambrose J. Qui ntin ! John J. Burke John J. Vickers Thomas V. O’Ki Vi aijimik Svitak Edward Ricciu n James Treacy Joseph Mini iky James E. Clark, Jr. } Edward Koch Mi ha it. Shi i iian William Coi i man lid it or-in-Chief BOARD Assist tin lid rt or Associate Editors Senior Histories Class Histories Organizations . Photograph) ...........Art Sports Humor t hree Hundred 1'hhty-eightTHE BOARD OF EDITORS L U Suit: Partlan. Trcacy. Ricciuti. Svitak, Clark. Fazio Ri%ht Side: O'Keefe, Mineikv, Gilmartin. Sheehan, Quentin, Brosnan, Coleman THE SENIOR HISTORIANS Leji Suit': Corrigan McDonough, Daly. Dunn. Hogan. Richardson Rif ? Sid-. : Feldhaus, Franck , handers, Mullin, McElroy. O’Sullivan, O'Connor Thtee fl mdcd Thirty-nineTHE BUSINESS BOARD Holland, Dolce, McCrccsh. Ccruzzi, Quinlan, Garofalo, O'Donnell, Farrell BUSINESS ST AI I Michael J. Ceruzzi Manager Laurence Quinlan Assistant Manager Francis X. O’Donnell Patronage John Dolce ) Bl RNARD McCREESH ) Advertising Ai bert Garofalo Subscription Richard Holland ) Jamf.s Farrell Circulation Three Hundred Fori) Connie Murphy 7HERE is one among us who is more than a tradition. For where the spirit of pure sportsmanship and of courage calls to each man of Ford bam, his strong hand is ever stretching through the mist, grasping ours and leading with the quiet grip of bodily perfection and with the more gentle, yet inestimably firmer guidance of a clean, brotherly heart and character. In such manner is the living, breathing spirit of a comrade present among us, far more vibrant than any dim memory or time-moulded custom could ever be. True to the undying song of the Maroon, he answered that last shrill whistle to go down into the darkness, not for one game, but for all that every sport hopes to achieve. For, though that contest was lost, a far greater game was won in the shadowy, dying light. And so, in all simplicity, we call to the change- less champion in our midst, "Brother, look to us that remain.”vrfqiuM srnfroO ’{ r iiUMN, - ■ MRD tom i oA'm i« j«ows wo z 3 3lHv"X Vvtu z oA yioAVu to'4. .uo V V.iyi b «w v smun o Ymt $ Vitvbuu to z }tw o A V mw £uot i ii ,mtwVVto;l o muu Awo o iMwo '}. 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Hayes President of A. A. Vice-President of A. A. Secretary of A. A. FOOTBALL Mic hael J. Ceruzzi, Manager Joseph J. Zapustas BASEBALL John M. Feldhaus, Manager Joseph J. Zapustas BASKETBALL Jeremiah P. Crean, Manager Adolph Pingarron TRACK Joseph P. McCluskfy, Captain Gerald L. McGrath TENNIS John M. Kennedy, Manager Laurence C. Ehrmardt GOLF M. Wilson, Manager James P. Michael P. Mulqueen Frederick C. O'Connell SWIMMING Andrew J. Tully, Manager William I). Rotchford Justin L. Cashman, Captain Edward J. McDonough Francis B. Bohan CROSS COUNTRY Joseph P. Mc Ci.uskey, Captain WATER POLO Andrew J. Tully, Manager Justin L. Cashman, Captain Fred J. Si enson Tbitc H»mii tJ Forly-fo a 3 ■ - llites ■ ■ , r{ •.- •'•• .4 ■■ ■• :■ ; ;- ... • f ‘ ' fA ft f « c ,' X i'j ■ ■■ • •.•• i. 6 o ' Major Frank F. Cavanaugh, Maroon Football Coach, 1927-’33 Major Frank F. Cavanaugh, the Iron Major f Foidham: coach, fighter, builder of men. a real member of the old school whose great football teams of 1929- 30 '31 brought Fordham to the top of the world. Three H ntelred FoitydreVARSITY FOOTBALL Ford ham 68 Baltimore 0 A STURDY unit of football men fresh from the greensward of Baltimore was given the honor of smashing the bottle of good fortune across a new I ordham team as this last of great Cavanaugh elevens rushed down the gridiron to football success. Early in September these green, inexperienced lads, representing the iron ore from the mines of the Sophomore and Junior classes, passed through the roaring furnace of Cavanaugh’s mind, through the mold represented by Ins hands and out upon a Pordham Field to be tempered and made fine under the cool draughts of experience. Baltimore University supplied the first test. Outweighed and outplayed, they fell before an attack and defense which brought tears of joy to the eyes of the reminiscent, wreathed in smiles the faces of the new, and prompted surgings of titled dreams and hopes among the young. Two teams of almost equal strength were placed upon the field that day; one representing tremendous drive and power and experience, in which the wily McDermott. the crushing Danowski and Piawlock, and the weaving tactics of Cowhig showed to great advantage on the offense. Defensively. Del Isola’s fine work at center was almost equaled bv the startling line play of the husky Sophomores. Wolfcndale. Waldron and Fenton. These young stars will radiate on many’ a cool autumn afternoon whether the fortunes of Pordham be high or low. Steadying these younger men and offering at the same time an example of superb and finished line play was the roil of U davinis at tackle, the versatile and brilliant Zapustas at one end and the impregnable barrier that Bonitski has always presented. Many deeds will go unhonored and unsung among the great acts of the above mentioned stalwarts on that afternoon. Skili they had in abundance, enthusiasm flooded their souls, their greatness stood in the hands of fate, and the queer pranks of fate wc shall uni old in succeeding chapters. Tbtee HundttJTaking H uhull oie the hurdled Ford ham 30 Bucknell 0 THE Bison Herd of Bucknell was let loose to roam about the plains of Coogan’s Bluff on this Satur day early in October. Bucknell was a powerful force, undefeated in two years ol competition and practically the same unit which had butted the ram into the only defeat of the season only one year before. Confident of victory against an untried eleven, the I lerd stayed long enough to sink into inglorious defeat and to place into the hands of a jubilant team the Olympic palm of triumph and greatness. The two unit plan of attack and defense, based on contrasting methods of attack, sheer power on the one hand, speed and elusiveness on the other, and apparently capable of producing equal results, was the most interesting note in the afternoon’s play. Great defense teams have been more or less of an accepted fact in Fordham football, and both elevens used today displayed fundamental principles of defense which are ingrained in these players by a master coach. Bucknell using a modified double wing, which style of play requires delay in handling the ball behind the line as it slipped to backs reversing and double reversing, was repeatedly broken up in its incentive stage, due simply to the tremendous drive of the Fordham line. It was a rare event and must have filled Bucknell with considerable pride to see, occasionally, a back reach the scrimmage line. This terrific charging was carried out by every linesman throughout the game, and it should not occasion any surprise to note that twice Brennan and McArdle swept aside their opponents to block punts by Reznichck and then recover the ball for safeties. When great deeds are done, the actions of many individuals will stand out and this point is true of the play of such men as Del Isola, Danowski, McDermott, Harlow, Pavlicovic, Boyle, Piawlock and Cowhig. For a few years the All-American work of Siano set a precedent and a goal for future men to aim at. but we arc certain that we are doing full justice to Siano in saving that he was scarcely the equal and certainly not the peer of Del Isola. I ow, vicious, head-on tackling that strips the hall carrier nor only of gain but of zeal and enthusiam make up the character of his play. And many a Bucknell back shook from his head to his toes when Johnny’s mighty shoulders struck him amidships. We shall leave for others in the future years to eulogize the cockv, spectacular runs and tactics of Freddy "The Great” Harlow. He shall never know the silence of the crowds; it shall either be the applause that lifts the roof or the sibilant chorus of disapproval. Thiee IhnnluJ I-m!) u i enJim Co whig picking up twelve yards off Bui hull' left (.telle. Ford ham 5 2 Lebanon Valley 0 OUT of the depths of Pennsylvania rose a light, fast eleven from Lebanon Valley to fight it out with the Ram in the Polo Grounds. Like the cherub-faced choir boy with a white collar and a flowing white tie who warily invades the district of the gang who are wont to strip the policemen of their chibs and revolvers, rhe squad from Pennsylvania must have lined up against the Ram with a great lump in their throats. It was not long after the kick-off when the men of Fordham pushed their way down the field bv means of those short, choppy, bone-crushing blows that rob the defender of physical strength and steal away his morale. With the goal ten yards away. Lebanon Valley, filled with that frenzy of fight arising out of a sense of hopelessness, as of a flyweight against a heavyweight, resisted and repelled the fierce thrusts of the Maroon. They gave their all in that brave stand and not once thereafter had they the strength to strike a blow for their cause. They were experimented upon, played with and toyed with, in a football manner. It ceased to be a question of winning, but of winning by how much! The two-team stvle of attack was employed for the third time with the fine points of the opposite styles coming into plainer view as the sand paper of repeated drills smooths away the rough spots. Interference was formed properly, the guards were swinging out with more speed and finesse, the ball-toter was no longer impeded by his o n interferers, men were cut down more cleanly and the vardage gained was lengthened, from rhe former three yards to five or more. The defense was up to par though the customary intensity of drive was not on display inasmuch as ir was nor needed in the face of such a weak foe. The tremendous leg drive of Danowski stood out during the game, striking a rather interesting and humorous note in the attempts to stop him. As he came tearing through a gap in the line, one or two of the lighter Blue players would grab him, check him, and then fall beneath the irresistible power of his charge. This game witnessed the last of the weak opponents on the schedule. Henceforth, it will be a series of titanic struggles in which victory will be ours only for the price of splendid play—play characterized by zeal, enthu-Alvino siasm, and fight. Three Hundred Potty-eightFordham 13 Michigan State 19 MICHIGAN SI All- bore our ill every particular that most dreaded phenomenon of the Western prairies—a prairie fire. They swept upon a Fordham team with characteristic rapidity and de- structiveness. First it was Monnett, then F.liowit and then McNutt, sprinting, whirling, twisting phantoms and demons, meeting the sledge hammer effects of the Cavanaugh system with the thrilling lightning thrusts represented by the flash and the speed of the expert swordsmen. The Maroon, grown slothful beneath the indulgence of weak foes, was unprepared for a battle requiring speed and alertness. Fordham kicked off and downed McNutt on Michigan State’s 21-yard line. The two teams lined up. First down and ten for Michigan State, Kircher is calling the signals, the linesmen sit back on their haunches in typical Rockne fashion, the backs line up in T formation. Kircher calls the ''Hike,’' they shift to the right. The ends pull out one yard, more signals, the ball is passed, the end crashes the tackle, drives him in, Monnett swings through the hole, weaves into the secondary, one, two. three men hit him and miss. He fades over to the sidelines, evades the last man and outruns the rest to the goal. One play, one touchdown: score, 6—0. Now witness the contrast in type of play used by Fordham in offsetting this disadvantage. Michigan State kicks off to Fordham. First down and ten to go for Fordham. And then the drive, drive, drive begins. Danowski through guard for two, Cowhig through tackle for three. Danowski oft tackle for five and first down. Cowhig on a cross-buck for three. Cowhig again through guard for two. Danowski over guard for three more—and once again Cowhig for two and first down. And so it goes on biting off chunk by chunk, and finally swallowing the whole. Fighting mad, flaming with zeal and de sire, unconquerable, irresistible—this Fordham team finally crashed over for the score and point. 7— Was it to be victory? We felt certain it was. This conviction deepened upon us as two quarters went by with the score unchanging. And then —tragedy. Fortune had gathered up her garment and turned her back on tis and a pass settling into Harlow’s arms was plucked away by Eliowitz and as he flew down the field Victory fled with him. We had lost, but men arc often greatest in defeat. So it was with our team: they went down with flags flying and drums beating.Bart. McDonnell Kelly, B. C. S.'jr. shown kicking winning field goal w the thhJ period. While arrow points to ball. Fordham 0 Boston College 3 THU football world was prepared to doubt the testimony of the senses as certain sources of knowledge when the first report of the annual B. C. game was bawled out. It was impossible, unbelievable, that a team, on paper, upwards of four touchdowns superior, should lose humiliatingly to an eleven however vastly underrated, still scarcely a top-notcher. Even when surveyed from great distances, the frightful ruin and bitter result appear no clearer. It is a case that requires not a mere observer or recorder but rather a psychoanalyst or magician. Estimate clearly the case—a Fordham team admittedly possessing unsounded depths of speed, material and football ability, fired with the added motive of traditional rivalry, a critical audience, if not a hostile one, a need for recovering a depreciated prestige —a need to draft a sunken spirit—yea, surely many reasons for victory. Yet, that Fordham team was outcharged, outplascd, outrammed. Men who never fumble, fumbled; men who cackle, clearly and viciously, did not tackle at all; blockers did not block, and men who scored touchdowns, did not gain a few yards. Mystery shrouded with the cloak of the invisible, shades of Doyle and Foe, in review; invoked they heed us not. pleaded with, they shrug their shoulders in helplessness. Is the answer Boston College? I lardlv. Michigan State? More likely. Most likelv a loss of confidence and assurance. It is not our purpose to detract or turn from its proper channels the waves of praise and glory that must flow to such men as Kelley, whose perfect kick gave Boston victory—a kick which saw realized a full week of daily practice in drop-kicking, as well as a hunch that his kick would win the game; Chesnulevitch, as good a back as ever spun through a line—or Couhig, captain and great tackle, or Tosi and Killica —or to any member of that splendid B. C. team. We alone arc interested in recounting and recalling a total collapse of a highly formidable team. This defeat found its triumph in the fact that it served as a gadfly, a goad which stung to fighting fury a spiritless squad. i'btee Hundred FiftyEd. Danowski got for .i long gain on aou-buci through the left tide of Fordham’i line. Fordham 14 St. Mary's 0 THERE was a distinct and mournful lull in the pealing and the gambolings of the Bells of St. Mary’s on this afternoon when the broad and sinewy hands of the men of Fordham encircled the bells and dulled their wonted tunes of victory. For two years these themes rang forth as the bells swung between the locked horns of the yoked Ram! I or two years the memory ot the bells and their hateful bars had marred the rammings of the Ram. No longer did the flying hoofs cross the goal and raise the mounting scores. No! Laggard steps, ’ncath heaving and aching bodies, sought the solitary point. Why? The memory of the bells, l aded glories, sunken treasures, buried hopes—and memories of the bells. Whispered sounds at eventide, fretful roarings at dawn’s awakening and still memories of the bells. Ding-dong, ding-dong—Bells of St. Mary’s, songs of victory, hymns of praise, requiem, dirge—above all bells. Echoing and reechoing—unceasing, unending, perhaps—and 1952 more bells, louder bells, greater bells, bells tolling, bells ringing, bells pealing- Polo Grounds, November 5, then bells—mournful, still, dead. Spirited and untamed after galloping unchecked down the wild mesas of the Pacific Coast, '.his corral full of Galloping Gaels turned loose on the grazing grounds of the revengeful Ram, who rose up to thrust the bit of defeat between the teeth of rh s unbridled outfit. Fight, fight was the password breathed into each Fordham man’s ear as he ran from the dressing room. Fight was the order of the day, the sentinel of victory, and no one forgot it. In no other word can this great victory be expressed; in one picture it might be described: a Fordham center firing his teammates while pounding his open hand with the tightly clinched fists of the other. Derails of this game are unnecessary. You will find the whole story carved in the memory of the 70,000 who witnessed the battle, from the moment that Danowski’s broad toe and potent foot lifted the oval, twisting, turning down the field into the waiting arms of Partce. The unique character of this game was riie concentration of everything in one unit that makes great football: skill and determination on the offense that moved slowly and crushinglv like the torch of war, yet given to sudden flights in the nature of a coup d’etat; a defense rock-bounded and steel-girded like Gibraltar, further intensified by the appearance in the sunlight of men who formerly roamed in the shadows: Zapustas, Cowhig. Sarausky and the usually unclaimed line. Then there was Big Ed Danowski and Johnny Del Isola. a fine back and a brilliant center. We will never forget this game when a Fordham team stole a page from Aesop and rode home with victory. Three Httndicd Fifty oneD.wousi: circles our left end against S. Y. U. for fifteen yards. Fordham 7 N. Y. U. 0 ON this festal day the Ram strolled into a languishing field of Violets, paused and gazed loftily and speculatively over a bowed and drowsy field and then set to work. He munched and nibbled a little on the left side disdained the center and ate and feasted largely on the right—then with wanton and destructive mien, he lowered his head and ravaged and laid waste the whole field. Naughty Ram! This, :n brief, is how the story will be written for the Little Boys’ Books of the future, and yet therein is told a complete tale of a football game. The Fordham Ram, suffering a rather expected let-down after a very decisive and glorious victory, and displaying a spirit best expressed by the sentence: "We have met the enemy and they are ours” —looked upon the shy and blushing violets whose roots were none too deeply sunken in fertile victory’s soil, as fine pickings for a vase to be placed at the feet of Dame Fortune. Accordingly he dealt a heavy blow at the side where the coy Vavra modestly stood, but alas! this Violet moved not, but shook the Ram from the tip of his whiskers to the tiniest and utmost hair on his tiil. The Ram thereupon gathered his cloak of dignity about him somewhat chastened by this reception, sought not the center ___ _ where a rather unknown Violet stood blushing with downcast eves and betook himself to the right side upon which to linger and gloat while glutting his thirst for revenge. Alas, sad disappointment. What was the Ram to do? 1 le hunted up Sarauskv, Zapustas, Danowski, Del Isola, Cowhig, Nitka. Uzdavinis and a few more. The problem of getting out of the field by going through it was a serious one and the Ram knew it. He thought desperately. But the humble, downcast, bowed heads of the iolet solved it for him. He would go over their heads, since they cared not to look up. Thereupon, in magnificently short order, he paraded down the field, and walked off with victory when Danowski passed to Sarauskv for the touchdown. The Maroon had won a great ball game for the Iron Major, and the SO,000 fans who jammed the house that Ruth built to sec this battle of the giants. Frank McDermott Tone Hundred Fifty-twoRemember the day you mam to the Polo Ground, .md saie the Ram battle the Beam in the mud. Fordham 8 Oregon State 6 npHr universal homage and respect usually paid to Pacific Coast teams cannot be engendered in a Fordham unit by any means. For the second time of the season a powerful team from the West (.oast was commissioned to box and crate the Ram and ship him to the Coast where a great price would be paid for him dead or alive, skinned or whole, particularly by a little school among the hills of the Moraga Valley. And for the second time the hunted put the hunter in his own trap and with proper tags and titles shipped him home to plot, plan and devise more successful methods. I he husky Beavers of Oregon swam into the Polo Grounds under ideal conditions for beavers. A heavy rain made everything else heavy—heavy mud, heavy uniforms, heavy ball and very heavy opponents. From the opening kick-off it was evident to all—particularly to Fordham men—that the beavers had decided that the best place to build their nests was under the goal post of the Ram. Accordingly, one little fellow named Ward, who was as busy as two beavers in the early part of the game, dashed hither and yon gathering all the materials in the form of yardage for a very splendid nest. His industry was rewarded when with five yards needed he darted and dove until he had dammed up enough of the Ram forces to permit him a safe gathering of six points. However, shortly after he wandered from his chosen home, he was not able to get back again. Thereupon a group of young men of an amphibious nature, having adapted themselves to the changed conditions, decided to capitalize upon them. Foremost among these was Jim Cowhig—who straightway outshone the slickest of the beavers. He weaved and splashed for yard after yard, six, eight, ten and twelve in successive charges until the beavers swept now in waters too deep for them, subsided, and Boyle’s swan dive tied the score. Both teams were now on very amicable terms as they sported and reveled, each according to his liking—the Rams in the air. the beavers in the mud. The fun continued until late in the fourth quarter, when Fenton crashed through to block Davis’ punt and recover for a safety—and a safe margin for victory. Joe Zapustas played his last game for Fordham and his greatest. Once this brilliant Fordham star, ever willing and ready to sacrifice the individual praise and glory, was moved into the quarter-back position, the football destiny of Fordham for 193? was established. He expanded by the infinite breadth of his capabilities a position always open to censure where errors are gigantic blunders because even those who do not understand seem to know all. Three Hundred Fijiy‘threeFrancis P. I oi i y, R I P. F-rancis P. holey. ' I. an All-American linesman in the greatest of Cavanaugh's elevens, star pitchei of Jack Coffey's great hall team of 1931. assistant football coach in 1932—a brilliant student and a fine man. Born 1908; died 1932. Three undied Fifty-jourVARSITY BASKETBALL ALT! IOUGH graduation had cut a wide swath in Coach KeNcher's corps of courtmcn. nevertheless even the most dyed-in-the-wool pessimist hardly anticipated a season’s record of six victories and ten defeats. Only one senior, Adolph Pingarron, abetted by six supposedly seasoned )umor$ and a promising group of sophomores, composed the clientele of the Maroon’s basketball forces at the start of the ’3 5 campaign. Hut, of the perennial embryo stars among the soph aspirants, only one or tsvo lived up to advance expectations, while the junior members slumped discouragingly, accounting thuswisc tor the aforementioned record. The opening encounter with the Alumni should have been, if nothing more, indicative of future events, tor the varsity were extended to emerge on top, 59—27. Danny Rinaldo, Moc Spillane and Tom Lynch were the chief contributors in victory. Off to a flying start, the team continued to ride the crest with a brace of decisive victories over St. Joseph’s and St. Peter’s. The former succumbed, 59—22, under a fast attack led by Ihll Fleming, while the "Peacocks” fell victims by a 32—16 count. It was in their encounter with the Jerseyites and the following contest with Yale that Fordham provided the only glimpse all season of real teamwork and coordination. A fighting Eli five, eager to repeat last year’s victory met unexpected opposition and was subdued, 44—41, in a bitterly fought overtime contest. Williams, Pepper and Fleming were the most effective against the Blue. The Rams, after taking four straight, fell victims to a lethargic spell that cost them the next three games. A veteran Dartmouth quintet gave the Maroon its first taste of defeat by virtue of a strong passing attack. The Hanoverians held a 20—4 lead at half-time that withstood Fordham’s second period rally led by the diminutive Danny Rinaldo. The blond-luired forward was the sparkplug of the Maroon’s attack and left the game practically exhausted from his efforts. Dannv Williams suffered an ankle inuiry in this contest that handicapped him for the remainder of the schedule. A mediocre Columbia five visited the Maroon gym and departed with a 4 3—12 victory, but only after a double-overtime session that furnished what was probably the fastest and most unorthodox contest of the season. Adolph Pingarron at right guard meshed seven field goals and one foul throw for high Thiee Hundred Fifty-fitescore of fifteen points. Syracuse, led by Alkoflf with eleven points, had no difficulty in chalking up a 32—22 victory over a rather tame Ram quintet. Seton Hall stayed long enough to furnish Fordham with its fifth win in eight starts. Jim Kane’s last minute field goal giving the Rams a 25—23 margin. Pingarron’s and Williams’ contribution of twelve points apiece was insufficient to stave oft a determined Colgate team and the visitors won 38—3 3. Pittsburgh, the best team to grace the Maroon gym m many a season, handed the Kellehermen a decisive cuffing m compiling a 47—16 score. The Panther five coordinated with amazing efficiency and never left the final issue in doubt. Insult was added to injury when the team traveled to New Brunswick to fall before an inferior Rutgers quintet, 28—18. With a starting five composed of four Sophs and one Junior, Fordham showed a surprising reversal of form in the first ten minutes of their fray with City College and then yielded grudgingly to the mythical Metropolitan champions by a 4—21 victory. "Sugar" Kane led the Rams on offense and defense, tallying nine points for a lost cause. Rider was the next game for the courtmcn and a 27—26 victory was Fordham's sixth and last of the year. N. Y. U. played host to the Maroon and erased somewhat the stigma of last year’s defeat by annexing a decisive 47—34 victory. Rinaldo’s fourteen points prevented the score from being an utter rout. The Round Robin at Madison Square Garden brought the two city rivals, St. John’s and Fordham. together fur the first time since 1929. The Rams outdid themseives in the lirsi twelve minutes, holding a 10—0 advantage before the Brooklynites broke «nto the scoring column. But Nat Lazar and Jack McGuiness led a second half advantage that nullified the efforts of Rmaldo and Danowski and the Maroon trailed 3 5—20, after a creditable performance, fordham tried hard for a victory in their final game of the season, but an aggressive Manhattan five would not be denied and eked out a 3 5—3 3 victory in an overtime contest. Hassctt and Brunelli stood out for the Jaspers, while Kane, Lashua and Danowski carried the brunt of Fordham’s attack. Thee Hundred Vifty-tixBASEBALL TI IE winds of March had scarcely chased King Winter from the I ordham campus, when Coach Jack Coffey introduced his ball-players to outdoor practice in preparation for the 1932 season, which was to open on the 26th of March against the Columbia Lion. In a pre-season interview. Coach Cotfcv expressed the opinion that the ’32 ivory collection was one of the hardest hitting teams he had ever coached. "If we can judge from last year’s performance,” said the coach, "we won't have any serious worries at the bat this season. Tobin, Zapustas, Radicc, Alvino, Fisher and Loehr arc all dangerous bailers and the rest of the team is well above the average with the stick. I look for a season of heavy hitting.” The infield and the outfield were practically intact from last year. The infield with Zapustas, Fisher, Coyle and Loehr was reinforced by Lynch, Pepper and McDermott, from Freshman, all of whom were to win regular berths. The outfield stood with Tobin, Alvino and McDonnell as first string flycatchers, pressed closely bv Fitzpatrick and Del Isola. The most serious threat to Maroon domination of Eastern baseball lay in a lack of experienced pitchers. The spikes left by Murphy, Aube and Andrews were waiting to be filled by a promising group of candidates, including Comcrford, I oughran, Auer, Graney, Keenan, Giacondmo and Sampson. The weather man must have had friends at Columbia. Temple and Seton Hall, for he spared them from the Ram’s big guns until later in the season and Fordham sought its first victory in the lair of the Tiger at Princeton. The Bengal was bagged with a score of 5 — 1. with Sophomore Ken Auer hanging up his first win for the Maroon, allowing but five scattered hits and fanning six opponents. A Jasper scalp was the next addition to the Ram’s trophies, when Manhattan came out on the short side of a 5—4 score in a ten inning game. Bob Graney handled the pitching assignment and was breezing along to a nice win, when a couple of Jasper singles and two Maroon errors in the eighth necessitated the extra frame, in which Fisher and Zapustas won the game with a handily executed double steal. Three Hundred Tijl}-rerenjot- Zapnstai scoreI .r cr bitting long home run .tg.unsi t! Violet .: Ohio Field. The Maroon scores were rising with each game, as Maroon bats became casiei to handle and the temperature climbed higher daily. The pitching start was coming along tar above expectations and everything looked tine until the Boston College Eagle decided to show ort before the home folks on Patriot s Day in Bean town and revealed what good patriots they were by sending the Ram down to a 9—8 defeat, its first in three starts. The Maroon showed its strength even in defeat, collecting eleven hits, with Radicc garnering four out of four and Pepper, three out of four. On its way home from Boston, the Ram stopped long enough at Vale to effectively extract the Bulldog’s teeth with 1 1 runs to Yale’s 3. It was Ken Auer’s second straight win in two starts and though he allowed thirteen hits they were well scattered and, for the most parr, wasted. Fordham nicked three Eli pitchers for 19 hits, with "Jackie” Fisher taking the honors of the day—six hits out of six trips to the plate. It seemed as if the Maroon machine, once it got under way, couldn’t be stopped. The Columbia l ion was rudely butted back to Morningside Heights with a 10—2 defeat to brood over. The Rams punched 14 hits out of two Columbia hinders, while Graney, on the mound for Fordham, allowed nine f-'k to the I.ions. Pepper fattened his average with a single, a double, a triple and a home run in five trips to the rubber and Zapustas took second honors with three out of five. To celebrate the return of May, Fordham held a field day and invited Temple University to be the vie—er, guest. When the dust settled, it was discovered that the Owl hail been plucked to the tunc of 17—6. Sixteen hits were credited to the Maroon bats, with Fisher back in form again, accounting for five of his team’s hits in six times at bat. with a circuit clout among them. Tluu, in three straight games, the Maroon chalked up 41 runs and 49 hits, proving what a good prophet Coach Coffey was. if ? " if 1 r S3 Ken A i ui Manhattan, Duke and Seton Hall were next added, in that order, to the list of Ram victories. In trimming Manhattan 6—2. Auer registered his fourth straight victory and Fordham its sixth in seven starts. Duke came all the way from North Carolina to receive a 13 — 3 setback at the hands of the Maroon mowing machine, with big Red Comerford the winning mower, aided by Lough ran and Keenan and 12 hits oft the Maroon sticks. Seton Hall played a postponed game, which, for them, might well have Thuc Hundred Fifty-eightWinning run w B. C. game scored on Ban McDonnell's sacrifice ti been permanently postponed, tor they received their first defeat of the season by a 4—0 score. It was Auer’s fifth victory in as many games. Columbia played host to the Ram on May 11th and I'ke a good host, graciously conceded the game by a score of 5—1. Auer held the Lions to four well distributed hits, while his mares battered the Columbia stall for II hits. N. Y. U., the traditional Ram rival, was the victim of Auer’s seventh win, when on May Hth the heavy hitting of the Maroon sent the not so violent Violet down, with a lop-sided score of Lordham 10—X. Y. U. 2. Our lads snared hitting honors with 12 to the Violets’ five. A hard-hitting, wide awake Colgate nine lost a fiercely fought battle by a to 2 score on May 17th. The game went 11 innings with the score see-sawing the whole route. The timely hitting of Zapustas and Radice, who averaged 1.000 for the day, finally decided the contest in the 11th inning. Giacondino and Keenan held the mound for Fordham. The annual West Point excursion on the 21st was determined to be a complete success as Auer handed in his eighth victory at the expense of the "caydets.” hour to two was the score, with the soldiers getting eight practically useless hits and our athletes pasting the pellet all over the Point for 1 I bingles. Tobin, with three out of three, including a homer, and Zapustas, with three out of four, were the top hitters of the day. On May 28th. the Ram snared the B. C. F.agle when there were no patriots around and, by dint of a concerted effort in the ninth frame, emerged on the long end of a 5 to 4 score after a hectic battle. The Ram apparently had the game boxed and marked for shipment by sneaking over three runs in the first, bur the Fagle eased out of the cage with four runs in the third and thus the game stood until the Maroon pushed over two runs in the ninth to win the game. Auer pitched, of course, and was real stingy, giving B. C. only three hits. A string of 1 1 victories in a row proved too much for the Ram on Decoration Day and N. Y. U. evened the count with a 7 to i win over l ordham. This was the Ram’s second defeat in 15 games. rv H- ■■ Jack Loehr Three Hundred Tifty -nineThe Maroon wound up a successful season with a victory over Rutgers at New Brunswick on June 4th. The record for the campaign: fourteen victories and two defeats. Ike rise of Ken Auer, as the outstanding pitcher among the Eastern colleges, was the feature of the season. His string of ten wins and no defeats was unduplicated in the l ast. Hardly less spectacular was the hitting of the Maroon. Zapustas, Tobin, Fisher, Pepper, McDermott and Radice not only connected heavily but consistently and were the chief instruments in the Ram’s high scoring. Winning fourteen times in sixteen attempts is sufficiently impressive, but Fordham was in one sense fortunate in losing to two opponents, one of which was later overcome and the other of which had been previously flayed. Thus there was no team on their list whom the Rams did not defeat. Of the fourteen victories Kenneth "Dutch” Auer, who seems slated to follow a long line of Fordham men in a career beneath Big l eague suns after his days here, was credited with ten, and suffered no losses. Graney, a burly right hander, started off as if he would match Auer, but a torn muscle forced a prolonged stretch of inactivity upon him and when he was able to pitch again, his strategy in twirling to a determined N. V. U. batting make-up was wanting. Cranes defeated Columbia and Manhattan. Of the other two victories, one went to Comcrford. a left-hander whom wildness continually hampered, and one to Keenan, who pitched creditably enough in relief roles against the Duke, Colgate and New York University teams. Ciacondino was charged with a defeat early in the year at Boston, but came back in warmer weather to twirl clever baseball against Colgate and N. Y. U. Auer possessed mental qualities as a pitcher which quite outstripped aids arising from his physical prowess, which were reported as "a good, hard one, a sharp hook and good control.” Auer was always a self-contained moundsman. He was mindful of but one thing when on the rubber, and that was the retirement of three men in as wise a fashion as possible with a view to innings ahead and not to strikeouts; with a look to Fordham's fortunes and not to Auer’s. The men behind him recognized bis value and it gave them confidence which pervaded every Fordham contest. When an error was made behind him. Auer was least disturbed of the nine men His quiet confidence and poise was catching. His mates caught it and their natural ability at the bat and in the field found :t a valuable supplement in winning ball games. Recco Paone Three HundredCaptain Joseph P. McCluske VARSITY TRACK TTEADED by Joe McCluskey, Fordham’s hope and pride as well as Olympic siar. Jake Weber's track team experienced the most successful season in Miroon history. As usual, McCluskey excelled, losing only two races in sixteen, including victories in the National cross-country championships. National indoor steeplechase and the intercollegiate two-mile races and setting records in the last two. McCluskey kept Fordham before the eyes of the nation last summer when competing for Uncle Sam in the Olympics. He really placed second in the steeplechase race, but the runners were forced to run an extra lap, and in so doing, Joe was passed by F.vcnson of England. Returning to school in September, Joe kept in trim by leading his cross-country mates to a decisive victory over City College—with "Red” Mulvihill and Connie Ouinn following him. Next McCluskey placed second to Barker of N. Y. U. in the Intercollegiate hill and dale run with both men shattering the record. However, Joe redeemed himself by winning the Metropolitan and National titles. The Maroon track squad then concentrated on the indoor campaign. In the first meet of the season. Three Hundred Sixty-onerhe Brooklyn K. of McCluskey romped home first in the 5 000-meter run. Artie Jannell, sterling Frosh sprinter, won the 50-meter dash easily. The relay team of Bordon, McGrath, Mulvihiil and Gailico lost by inches in the 1600-meter college relay. McCluskey continued his winning streak, winning in the Paterson, Jefferson and Boston Meets, while the fast stepping relay four of McGrath. Gailico, Deubel and Mulvihiil handed Jake Weber triumphs in the Boston and Millrosc Meets. Artie Jannell placed third in a lightning field of sprinters in the Boston 5 0-meter dash and second in the Millrosc handicap dash. Georgetown was almost lapped by the Ram four in the Millrosc mile relay. In the Scton Hall medley relay race, Fordham captured the Governor A. Harry Moore Trophy, running the distance in 7:51. The biggest surprise of the season came when Paul Kanaly of Boston, beat McCluskey by an inch in tht New York A. C. two-mile handicap race in a thrilling contest. Calijonc garnered a third in the thousand handicap and the mile relay placed third to Manhattan and N. Y. U. The National Indoor Championships came next with "Smiling Joe” smashing the 5000-meter steeplechase record by winning easily in ‘7:07. The Ram 2900-meter medley team ran well, but placed only fifth even though it broke the world’s record when it completed the distance in 7:15. Gailico. Deubel, Mulvihiil and McCluskey showed rare form, but Joe, the anchor man, was unequal to the task of doubling up winning against such fast competition. In the I. C. 4-A indoor championships, the mile quartet of Borden. Gailico, Deubel and Mulvihiil ran the distance in 5:2 5.8, the fastest ever made by a Fordham team, but Yale and N. Y. U. nosed them out in a fast finish. McCluskey raised I'ordham’s colors by winning the two-mile run by 100 yards in the new collegiate record time of 9:16.6. The Freshman medley placed second in its race. Fordhamites dominated the Knights of Columbus meet when Jerry Calijonc won the handicap thou sand easily. McCluskey got revenge on Kanaly in the two-mile run by defeating him by eighty yards in the sparkling time of 9:15. The relay was barely beaten by Manhattan in a close battle. With the indoor season over, plans arc set for the outdoor races. It is expected that McCluskey will win the Intercollegiate outdoor two-mile, and hopes are held that Gailico, Mulvihiil, Piaw-lock and Deubel will also get some points for the Maroon. Thus the track stars enjoyed a great season. Next season should be even better, although McCluskey. the captain, will be graduated. The veritable "Maroon Streak” will be sadly missed, but with stealing competitors such as the above mentioned, Jake Weber, the greatest trainer in the country, will be able to develop many winners. Track has been on the upgrade since McCluskey came to hordham, and both he and Coach Weber have worked hard to try to bring together a team which is representative of high calibre Fordham teams. Three Hundred Sixty! woVARSITY SWIMMING Sitting: Kelchner, Groot. Whalen. Roichford, Bohan, Hughes $:.nuli n,■ Tullv (Manager), Powers. Holland. Cashman, McMann. McDonough (Coach) WATER POLO Leonard, Ortner. Giesen, Cashman. Kelchner. Whalen. McMahon, Holland, Stenson Three Hundred Si t)-threeVARSITY GOLF first Row: Kcnz, Lanagan Second Row: Dolan, I.cwis, Mulqueen, O'Connell Charles Wilson, Manager VARSITY TENNIS First Row: Dobson, Ehrhardt, Kennedy (Manager . Waterman. Mogcnhcinicr Second Row: Reiclier, McNally. Cahalan Tone Hundred Sixty-fourFRESHMAN FOOTBALL THROUGHOUT other pages of this hook, the modest, mild and unassuming character of the Freshman has been a fertile subject and a huge target for biting satire and the stinging arrows of abuse. But to those Freshmen whose broad shoulders and well-developed thighs and biceps arc the outgrowths ol an urge and passion so strong that it moves and compels them to reluctantly cast aside a trig book, a Horace or Socrates, dash to the gym, don cleats and pants, shoulder pads and jersey, race out upon the field and without much further ado be hammered about and bruised and trampled upon, by a better drilled, better organized varsity—to those we say is due not satire, but eulogy; not abuse, but tribute; not a word of thanks, but a volume of praise. Day after day, they meet the crushing power and versatile attack of a wcll-mgh flawless varsity. And if perchance. Maniaci or Shields or some other star in embryo, breaks through and spills the ball carrier, there is no word of praise for him. no pat on the back, no "nice tackle. Jack,” rather a wrathful coach demanding to know what happened to him who was supposed to "take him out.” And then the next play and a grim, square jawed youth determined not to "mess up this play,” the result is, of course, that a very harassed Freshman bears the brunt of the attack. On the following Saturday afternoon, Danowski sweeps around the end on this play and scores. Where is the glory due to the Freshman who aided in perfecting this play? There is no mention of him. Only one scheduled game was played by Coach Jimmy Murphy’s men. The rugged Samuel Johnson Prep School of Connecticut played the part of the opponents. This school has furnished the Freshmen a test, each year, which forced them to call out all reserves of skill and power. The game, on this occasion was no exception. It was bitterly fought, tooth and nail, yard by yard. The score was 15—0, Fordham scoring when Sarno recovered a bad pass from center early in the first period. On splendid bucking by Jannell, on dashing runs by Tuckcy, and some very accurate passing by Scrota and Gagliardi, they pushed over another score on a pass from O’Neill to Shields in the third period. Although this ended the scoring for the day, the superiority of the play of the Freshmen was unquestioned. and the great and splendid line play of Sarno, Rossi, Miskinis, Maniaci and Shields must not go unmentioned. It is neither our place nor our intention to heap glowing words of praise on these men of Freshman football. Others who will come after us shall, we arc certain have plenty of cause to do so, when these men crash the headline of All-American football. T hue Hundred Sixty-fncFRESHMAN BASEBALL WHEN the hist ball shot through the hoop late in March, a group of energetic young men did a quick change from the shorts and sneakers of the basketball court to the spikes and gloves of the diamond, jammed peaked caps on their heads and presented themselves to "Dinny” McNamara as candidates for the Freshman nine. Many were called but these were chosen for the starting lineup: Powers, Lcnoci. Sherry and Lashua in the infield; W'olfendale, Sarausky and Gorsky, to keep the garden; Harlow behind the plate and Estwanick, Lawler and Kennedy to b a file the opposing nines with various and sundry hooks, curves or what have you. The first game was with the Princeton cubs, who fell by the wayside when their bats developed holes and their fingers became thumbs. The score was Fordham Frosh 8, Princeton ’5 5, 2. Estwanick and Lawler shared the pitching assignment and did right nobly, yielding but hits between them. The Frosh also got hits, which were turned into 8 runs. George Washington High took the second game from our lads with an 8th inning rails and a 5—4 victory. "Fearless Freddy” Harlow distinguished himself with two singles. Ten errors by Textile and 15 hits by the Frosh were responsible for the yearlings’ second win, as they clubbed their way to 14—7 victory on Fordham Field. On a little trip to New Haven, the Freshmen slopped over at Yale long enough to teach the Yale Jayvcc a few things about the fine art of baseball, taking the Elm City collegians over the hurdles to the tune of 14—2. Lawler pitched superb ball, yielding but five hits in seven innings. Estwanick relieved him and gave nary a hit for the remaining two frames. Fifteen hits was the total for the Freshmen; Sarausky getting four out of five. To even up their average the Frosh dropped the next one to N. Y. U. Freshmen, making it three won and three lost. Manhattan caught them on the bounce and made ir three won and four lost. Our lads became determined then and wound up the season with a victory over the Junior Varsity of City College and a season total of four won and four lost. 'I bet Hund'cd Sixty-sixFRESHMAN BASKETBALL FRESHMAN basketball teams at Fordham have always appeared like future champions, ready to strengthen the varsity with their speed, talent and alertness. Back in our own Freshman year we saw such basketball stars as Willie Putzcr, Jerry Radicc, Jack Dugan, Johnny Byrne, Bob Graincy, Johnny King, Ardini, Hines, Rowley and Kane, and after witnessing every game they played, and judging from their thirteen victories out of fifteen starts, we felt certain that Fordham had a championship club for 1933. They had defeated the N. V. U. Freshman, the City College Jayvees, the Manhattan Freshman and the St. Michael’s 1930, Eastern Catholic High School Champions. Who wouldn’t vouch for such a team? But the fact is that not one man of the above group ever entered Senior year. The Freshman team of 1932-3 3 can be said to be on a par and even better than the Varsity; they have proven this in practice session. Both collectively and individually, they are, in our opinion, the stronger team. The Frosh have played good ball, shown plenty of class, team-play and coordination on the attack and the defense. But to say that they will be a still greater outfit in 1936 is a big statement to make. Eleven victories and two defeats, reads their record lor the past season. The two defeats were at the hands of the New York University and Manhattan Freshmen, both by close scores: N. Y. U. Frosh won by 2 5—24, and the Green and White Frosh by 2 5—2 3. The N. Y. U. defeat came after eleven straight victories. With lcs than three minutes to play in the Violet game, DcPhillips sank two foul shots. Young tossed one from the center of the court and Reinacher dropped in a foul to make the score 2 5—24. Reinacher tossed up another pass, but the ball waltzed around the rim as the game ended. In the last quarter of the Manhattan game, Fordham was ahead 23—14; the game seemed to be "sewed up” for the Frosh. But the Green Wave just began to roll and surge. McNally, Manhattan forward, tossed in two field goals and Hutchinson and Flannigan scored with a minute and a half to play. Hutchinson tosses a foul. McNally takes the ball from center and with ten seconds remaining, drops a one-hand shot from the side of the court. Results? Fordham, 23: Manhattan, 2 5. Reinacher. DePhillips, Fritzsche, Young. O'Brien. Brennan and Casell formed the nucleus of the squad. Fast, shifty, reliable, strong on the offense and defense, they should go a long way in collegiate basketball. Three Hundred Six y-ferenFRESHMAN TRACK J I. ROM I CaI.I.IONI Arthur Starrs Frank Nolan Edw ard Dougherty Frank McGovern Ray Fidrjd Arthur Jannell Joseph Maniaci Ray Smeilds RoutR i Dunsky William Dwyer Joseph Smith I'm ODOR I Roi SI R Gene McGee Ben Labarbo Edward Rossi Time Ihnuiied Sixty-eightN.Y.U. Rally 7IGHT of wild cheering and mad parad-ify ] From the first rush to Collins ■ Fall to the last tired, happy yell, it’s one, Ion; madcap. Each passing year finds the Maroon favorite or underdog, hut the first defiant aeer arises with equal volume on the great Ivc of the Came. Then the band comes, hlaritij bravely into the crescendo of sound. Later came coach, manager, captain, old grad ("t rmember back m ’08 . . ”) all remi- niscitg, exhorting, warning, prophesying. The stagereveals an overstuffed monstrosity draped in volet and coffin. This swings to the head of be red-flaring, mad procession that winds tbrugh the stricken avenues to the quiet of an Hen campus. There raillery, laughing, sing-ini and cheery threatening ends in the hosts Spfding the parting guests with liberal abilities. Then the slow, chuckling, tramp back all in the name of the great tradition o a game between old and worthy rivals—a gesture of defiance that is a supreme gesture of friendship. 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TetO s Captain TttlErS a fOeoo racket . $ASUeT ALL TTAfYV PAgfcT PE PC A v - " y KjA-njHt IN the RAH 6olf tbwa Goes ouerc u»okj 5_ALUmqS IQU-O JTHE SALOON BEER BOOK of the GLASS of 1933 School Mono School Song The School Seal "Somnia ct Dementia’ "Ale, Men of Snoredam, Ale” DEDICATION To Morpheus, that grand old pillar of antiquity in whose fond arms we have passed the most restful daze of our useless young lives and who can’t kick about it anyhow, we yawningly dedicate this single vicious endeavor of an otherwise innocuous scholastic career—Our own little Crime Club publication. Three Hundred Set enty-ihreeTRADITION AT first we thought this something like Subtraction and Division but found out later that it’s something the school is supposed to have laying around handy in case of argument. So we take History and skipping over the period between the Neolithic Man1 and I.o! the poor Indian who undoubted!' solved their Psych, and Ethics problems on Old Rose Hill by the Axe Method—we come to (lor the first time in four vears), we come to the signal year of 1846 when rhe good Jesuits settled here. They settled incidentally for forty thousand bucks. It they had come around two hundred years earlier they could have bought the whole city and had 9,976 left with which to start a football team. The faculty must have had few monetary worries in those days, however, for 1S62 saw Edgar Allan Poe (the boys called him Eddie) trotting over here daily to borrow money from Father Doucet et al. His financial embarrassment and the demands of his creditors at this time are said to have inspired that famous poem that goes on yard after yard with "The bills, bills, bills, bills, bills, bills, bills—” the name of which, something leads us to believe is "The Bills.” In those good old days when the only bustle on Fordham Road was the one the barmaid at the Raven Tavern was wont to wear, questions as momentous as the I. C. A. A. hoop-rolling championship and the diabolical influence of the horseless buggy afforded the stewdenrs matter for argumentation and annihilation. Finally, after a few historical buildings such as the Pie-Shop, the Old Second Division and the Castle had been wrecked by the arguing factions, the Dean set aside one room in which they might debate and wreck to their hearts’ content. Thus simultaneously was born the "Rec.” room and the Debating Society both of which are still extant. About the same time the Dean, appreciating the histrionic efforts put forth by stewdents in pleading their cases after four flunks, banded these actor collegians into a society known as the "Mimes and Mummies” to signify how dead were their chances with the faculty. After the Society’s first presentation it was found necessary to keep the audience awake by means of pep talks slapped on the walls of the auditorium. Strange to say, no one thought of the other alternative of doing away with the society. The Monthly happened about 18S2 and has been spasmodically littering the campus with unreadable odes and recondite essays ever since. I dited by an insidious group hidden in the catacombs about the grounds this periodical lias been growing steadily in popularity ’till it now ranks with the Scars and Roebuck Catalogue and the Sing Sing Annual, publications second to none when it comes to wedging doors or keeping the home fires burning. All these and more, such as the "Ram,” the "Canteen” and the "Maroon,” which can only be excused as necessary evils growing out of the war (cost la guerre, so to speak), form the body of traditions, the spirit of which may be seen hanging over the school on any nebular day. That spirit which has been distilled . . . er . . . instilled so strongly in us we here hope to perpetuate. And like the Scandinavian Club, lei’s hope that’s the Finnish of it. 'Historian’s Note An old stone tablet iccvmly unearthed on the Central tracks on translation is found to start. The Neolithic Man is always a gentleman!” -Editor's Noth: A Chinese Indian, the last of the Mnhegans ami the first of the Moc Lews. Promissory Note: An nebular day keeps the doctor away . . help! Three Hundred Sev(M) fourOUR ALL-AMERICAN BENCH-WARMING TEAM LINE Left End: The fellow who wanted to lx- a dentist and joined the R. O. T. C. to learn to drill. Left Tackle: The brilliant who heard that Scotch soldiers always wore kilt on parade and wondered how they ever kept an army. Lett (maul: The student who showed up at the infirmary to sec about Ins cuts. Center: The Physics stewd who defined a calorie as the "upstairs of a theatre” and a micrometer as "an instrument used to measure microbes.” Right Guard: The Band’s star saxophonist who lost the endurance contest after playing Annie Laurie for three days when his opponent stepped up and played "The Stars and Stripes Forever.” Right Tackle: The literal lad who when told to "sit here for the present” actually parked himself and waited two hours for the prof, to return with a gift. Right End: The College tabloid Editor who panics the cub reporters telling them that "when the hangman commits suicide . . . that’s noose!” BACK FI ELD (iroucho, I larpo, Karl and Low Marx. COACHING STAFF Frankenstein, Dracula and Mr. Hyde (De Hi De Ho). Games to be played atop the flagpole the fifth Sunday of every month. Bring the Folks. ! ! ! In reminiscing (Reminiscers’ Club 7, $, 9, 10, J, Q, K) our memories of Junior year take concrete form in the following bit of loose verse, wherein we pay our respects to three gentlemen who plagued our days and nights, three philosophical figures whose names graced every objection from the rock bound coast of Certitude to the sunny shores of Pithecanthropus Erect us . . - Ahem . . . PALS Here’s a toast to a trio of ponderous mien— The dauntless Fichte, Hegel and Schclling. Whenever their names filled Philosophy’s scene We wondered just what they were selling. Though the boys who write books always endlessly chant About Bacon or Comte and give us a new slant On friend Puffendorf, either they Wundt or they Kant Explain old Fichte, Hegel and Schclling. In our minds Schopenhauer's great fame will grow lean When compared to Fichte, Hegel and Schelling. And the passage of years, I am sure, will tint green Palmieri’s grand name so impelling. When Descartes of old age comes for us through the gloom We’ll forget then Spinoza, Suarez and Hume But I bet when they Locke us inside the damp tomb We’ll again meet Fichte, Hegel and Schelling. Editor’s Note: Someone ought to lose this verse. Author's Note: Aw, you go on! Three Handled Seventy-fiveORGANIZATIONS HAND Every man in this organization is a tradition in himself. The current year, which was a peach, saw many innovations. Drum Majors did not drop batons (i. c., not much), the sophomore who played the shoe horn ran out of footnotes and on the whole the band played as it never played before ... it played good. The new uniforms incidentally arc very appropriate. They are of worsted and il this isn't the worst band in the country it must be that at Holy Cross which is just a bit Worcester. ! ! ! Don't consider this a slur on their fair name, however. Slurrainlv their work shall not go unrewarded and in the years that arc to be. perhaps the A. A. will remunerate their efforts with Annie Oakleys just a seat or two THIS side of the Eighth Avc. "L.” HARVESTER CLUB Things were only sow-sow with the Harvester Club this year due to the fact that the retiring officers neglected to buy a new reaper. This oversight may be attributed to the fact that there was nothing to reap and furthermore there were no officers. In fact we doubt if there was a Harvester ( lub. GLUE CLUB The singing organization this year celebrated the tenth anniversary of its reformation after the war. Which proves that the war d:d NO! make the world safe for Democrats, Republicans or anyone else. Since its inception ten years ago come next Whitsuntide, the singing organization waxed so ludicrous and funny that it has come gradually to be known as the Glue Club. And they have reason to be glucful from the looks of the year’s program. Any club that can visit so many feminine institutions in eight months deserves the name of Activity. The Club this year numbers many singers of note, among them our own dear Axel McWhcelbase who got hit ... or rather w ho made a big hit at the Town I fall rendering asunder that grand old ballad, "The Volga Boatman got the job because he had a pull.” MIMES AND MUMMIES The Dramatic Association’s greatest accomplishment this y'ear was the Varsity production "Framed.” Sandy Mac Truck, the Society’s president, who got the itch to act in the 42nd St. Flea Circus, was the one who really saved the show. Saving is a habit with Sandy! In the play Sandy took the role I). Plomi who is subsequently framed. It seems that while the hero was at college he had taken advanced plumbing and found the course a pipe. During the first Act he finishes his first job: fixing a water pipe that someone had clogged. The question of who should pay him for this work presented a real difficulty solved only by application of the old maxim that 'I fe who clogs must pay the piper.” The climax of the storv comes in the second Act when the hero saves the life of the President, played by Sandy’s twin brother, Iona Mac Truck. His Excellency, stopping at a hotel, had fallen asleep in the bathtub leaving the hot water turned on and would surely have been scalded to death had not the hero, D. Ploma, been janitor of the hotel and there was no hot water! As a reward. I). Ploma. alias Sandy Mac Truck, in the last Act is appointed Ambassador to Russia where he marries one of the Belles of the Kremlin, as we are tolled, and lives happily ever after. Tbiec HunJu'J Set enf)-sr SPIEL CLUB Swell bunch of boys, these writers . . . the whole four o! them! It is worthy of note that this year, in a sudden and unexplained burst of enthusiasm, the Club actually wrote some stories. The occasion was a contest staged by the moderator and the result was the finest set of plagiarized narratives in the history of the society. The winning story. "The Duck"’' was written by Willie Steele Plot ., this year’s president, vice-president and secretary. By a strange coincidence Mr. Plot was also judge of the contest. A synopsis of the better parts of his story, bird of a one. by the way, follows: !!! !!! FINIS—(Deo Gratias) ????” UNATTAINABLE II FUSIONS "This I beheld or dreamed it in a dream . . Fr. Deane: "The ban on smoking having been lifted, every student will receive free cigarettes.” Fr. Murphy: "Never mind the reason, son. I’m sure you know it.” Fr. Cox: "Do you know. Dr. Barnes, I think I’ve misunderstood you.” Fr. Lynch: "The Wimshurst Machine? Oh. never mind it!” Registrar: "The course in Chemistry has been discontinued and one in Football Observation substituted.” A. A. Announcement: "Each passbook will provide admission for the student and a I riend.” Jim: "Let’s make a path across the campus to the Soph, building.” "Gym” Byrnes: "You boys don’t make enough noise. I think we’ll hand out free towels from now on.” Any Junior Phil. Teacher: "When in doubt . . . Follow Descartes!” Any Graduate: "Thirty dollars a week? No, Sir! I start at forty or I don’t start.” (I S. He got the job.) Any Librarian: "Never mind your card or the slips. Just take the books you want and beat it.” •'•Editor's Notf: The Duck is thought to be a very rare species of chicken wearing snowshoosh and found only in the African veldt country. Author’s Note: Wearing veldt hats. Reader's Note: No more of this levity, boys. Duck’s Note: Give me levity or give me death! Thiee IhmJ'etl Stiei ij-tettnSt. George. Upt"T W fer y C,ub 1 jnct-" Upp" . B. L. I. Winter Formal; b.urr Cr»t„, Ballroom of theSIMOR WITK COMMITTEE Dolce O ■ iini11) Hurley. Lacov.iij. OJirrun. GiacumlirV'. McCr« h Hiycs. Filzwtjld. Me Mill us. ReillyDirectory of the Senior Class Cornelius M. Aheakn..... Daniel .1 Ahearn........ Daniel W. Ai vino...... Arthur A. Amendola . .. John E. Arens........... Clemens G. Aklinghaus. Jk Wili iam J. Baade, Jk.. John F. Banzhaf. Jk.... David J. Barry.......... Henry J. Bender. Jr.... John A. Bilhoefkk...... Francis B. Bohan Michael J Bohan....... Henry J. Bott......... Angelo J. Botticelli, Jr.. John E. Bowes........... John J. Boyle.......... Thomas F. Boyi.i James F. Brady......... John B Brady........... Joseph P. Brady........ Donald F. X. Breen...... John F. Brennan ....... John J Brennan Edmund R. Brosnan Thomas J. Brosnan...... James V. Budps......... John J. Burke.......... Paul J. Calabro John J. Cai arco. ..... John E. Callaghan ..... Anthony F. Capkaro..... Francis M. Carmody..... Patrick F. Casey...... Jus I IN L. Cashman Joseph F. Caslin...... Anthony J. Cavadi...... Michael J. Ceruzzi.... Edward L. Ciiatlos..... Owen J. Cm i vels. James F Ciark.Tk.. William J. Cleary....... Adrian F. Clunan....... James F. Cockerill..... Sylvester T. Cohani William A Coif man John J. CONLEY......... John J. Courtney....... David A. Connors. ...... Daniel P. Conway........ James S. Conway..... .. Joseph A. Conway. Joseph F. Cook......... John L. Corrigan....... Phii i ip L. Corso...... John J. Courtney...... Francis J. Crane....... Ierf.miah P Crean Tames B. Cummins Edward J. Curtin...... . ............2153 Amsterdam Ave., N. Y. City ............... 37-24 100th St., Corona, L. I., N. Y. ..........59 Park St., Livermore Falls, Maine .................41 Bay 34th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. ...................2 Ridge St., White Plains, N. Y. ......209 Jane St., Wcchawkcn. N. J. ....... 544 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, iN. Y. ..........629 Last 235th St.. N. Y. City, N. Y. ..................... Windsor Place, Brooklyn, N. Y. ............540 44th St., Union City, N. J. . . .956 Anderson Ave., Bronx, N. Y. City 615 Washington Ave., New Haven, Conn, .......5051 46th St., Woodsidc, L. L. N. Y. ........ 425 21st St.. West New York. N. L ...................... 563 East 191 si St., N. Y. City ...............291 Terhune Ave., Passaic, N. J. • ..........100 South Wvominir St.. Hazleton, Penn 103 West 77th Sr. N. Y. City, N. Y. ........ 111-47 128th St., Richmond Hill, N. Y. ...............99-02 35th Ave.. Corona. L. L. N. Y. ..............212 1 East 17th St., Brooklyn. N. Y. ..........652 Amsterdam Ave., N. Y. City, N. Y. .....156 Putnam Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 95 West 183rd St., Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y ...... ............4 Dtkeman St.. Watcrbury, Conn. .....................20 Pratt St.. Bristol. Conn. .....................64 Cone St.. Hartford, Conn. .....3151 Sedgwick Ave.. Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y. ............172 Prince Sc . N. Y. Cirv, N. Y. ..............9028 138th St., Jamaica, L. I., N. Y. ...................14 Younglovc Ave., Cohoes. N. Y. ............... 1457 Seton Ave., N. Y. City. N. Y. ...................830 70th St.. Brooklyn. N. Y. • • • ■ ...........27 Aberdeen St., Brooklyn, N. Y. ..........30 Ford St.. New Haven. Conn. ..............213 West 80th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ............322 12th Sc., West uv York. N. J. ............ 104 Wallace St.. New Haven. Conn. ......4633 Bronx Boulevard, Bronx. N. Y. City. N. Y. ......................74 Jane St., N. Y. City. N. Y. ■ 2856 Grand Concourse. Bionx, N Y City. N. Y. ..........618 Winchester Ave.. New Haven, Conn. 129 North 19th St.. Last Orange, N. J. ........52 Lynwood Road, Scarsdalc, N. Y. ......................647 Main St., Hartford, Conn. 610 West 150th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. .11 Fast 93rd St.. N Y. City. N. Y. ...............304 East 70ih Si.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ............134-06 86th Road. Richmond Hill. N. Y. ...... 335 East 52nd St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. .....561 West 147th St., N Y. City. N. Y ................228 Avenue "A." Bayonne, N. J. ■'6-‘ 0 46di Ave.. Elmhurst, I.. L, N. Y. ..............210 Freeman Ave.. Jersey Ciiy, N. 1 ........45 3 West 46th St.. N. Y. Cirv. N. Y. ........304 Last -Oth St.. N. Y. City. N. Y 1325 Brooklyn Ave.. Brooklyn, N. Y. 65 Wolcott St.. Waterbury, Conn. .................Mineville. New York 3318 Perry Ave., N. Y. City. N. Y. Three Handled Eight)▼ John F. Daly.......... W illiam H. Degeniiakd. . Francis P. Dfi any ... Frank Del Poz .o .... Salvator V. Dr Maio. .. V. Comontori Di:nman Edward S. Dfrmody... , Edward P. Dolan....... John J. Dolce......... John A. Donahue....... Robert M. Donoiiit John J. Dufty. .. .... William A. Dunn. Francis H. Ebekling... John E. Edwards........ I.AURFNCF. C. EhkHAKDT. . . Pftfk J. Emsi if ..... Thomas J. English James L. Farrell...... Louis J. Fazio........ John M. Feldhaus..... Francis G. Fisher..... James C. Fisher....... Anthony W. Fitzgerald John 1 . Fitzgerald... Edward J. Flanagan .... Gerald J. Flynn....... Francis A. Formica ... W'illiam H Fkancke.... Francis (J. Gambif Charles J. Garbakini ... John G. Garbakini..... Albert A. Garofalo... Joseph M. Giacondino. . Joseph S. Genovese.... Thomas M Gii martin William M. Gregory Ambrose J. Hartnett. ... Richard G. Hartnett.... Thomas J. Harvey...... Edwin A. Haver rv..... Michael C. Hayes. . John B. Head.......... Gerald I.. Heai.y...... John B. HCNRIOI........ James F. Hogan ....... Richard B. Holland.... Thomas F. Horan....... William F X. Howe.. George T. Hubbeli...... John E. Hurity......... Thomas M. Hurley....... Ralph Imperato ....... Robert W. Jordan....... John T. Keane......... George; A. Keating.... W'illiam C. Kbavfnv Robert L. Keegan...... Jacob L. Keller....... Iohn B. Kelley........ Thomas J. Kelly........ John M. Kennedy........ Joseph N. Kerrigan..... Raymond F. Kieknan W'iiliam F. Kikwan..... ................88 Lexington Avc., Jersey City, N. J. ....................1110 Neill Avc., N. V. City, N. Y. 5109 9 Jili Si.. Jackson Heights. L. I.. N. Y. • • -507 Washington Ave., Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y. . .676 East 182nd St., N. Y. City, N. Y. IJ3 58ch St. Brooklyn, N. Y. ...............................Cocliecion, New York 3-10 72nd St.. Jackson Heights. L. I., N. Y. 390 East 201st St.. Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y. .........SI South Miller St.. Newburgh, N. Y. I 7 Fordham St.. City Island. N. Y. City, N. Y. .330 Senator St., Brooklyn, N Y 1110 Madison Ave., N. Y. City, N. Y ................... Palisades Ave., Jersey City, N. J. .............198 West 180th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. 3212 81th St., Jackson Heights, I.. I.. N. Y. ..................61-70 Grove St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. ■ •Overlook Drive. Millhrook. Greenwich, Conn. ...............398 Sackett St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .......................23 Harr Ave., Yonkers, N. Y. ..................420 Eighth Avc., Pelham. N. Y. ..... 1950 Andrews Ave., Bronx. N. Y. City. N. Y. 1930 Andrews Ave., Bronx, N. Y. City. N. Y. •.............-133 6th St.. Brooklyn, N Y .130 Fast 91m St., N Y. City, N. Y ....................6 Skillinan Avc.. Jersey City. N. J -19 East Mosholu Parkway. North, N. Y. City. N. Y. ....................221 4 Parker St., Newark, N. J. ....................287 Rutland Road, Brooklyn, N. Y. . 93 Dartmouth St., New Bedford, Mass .......2092 Webster Avc., Bronx, N Y. City, N. Y. .................4224 68th St.. Winfield, E. I.. N. Y. ....................... Post Road. Southport. Conn. - • • ......................69 Fifth St., Derby, G»nn. .................1097 Jefferson Ave., Brooklyn. N. Y Davids Lane. East Hampton, E. 1 . N. Y .......3 Highland Avc., Chicopee. Mass. ...............21 Laurel Place, New Rochelle, N. Y. ....................898 Avenue "C." Bayonne, N. J- ................33-37 162nd St., Flushing. E. I., N. Y. . 2-I” l Valentine Ave., Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y .......... 303 Gaifield Avc., Biidgepon, Conn. 118 Liberty Ave.. New Rochelle. N. Y. ..........2630 Morris Ave.. Bronx. N. Y. City. N. Y. ...............366 West 162nd St., N. Y. City, N. Y. .............1519 East 15th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. ....... 253 Mt. Hope Place, Bronx, N. Y. City, N. Y 39 Berkeley Place. Biooklvn. N. Y. 445 Fairmount Ave., Jersey City. N. J. ........................22-T Olivia St.. Derby, Conn. ....................6 Pearl St.. Hudson Falls, N. Y. ................16U East 97th St.. N. Y. Citv, N. Y. .............828 East 219th St.. N. Y. City, N. Y. ................244 South Broadway, Yonkeis, N. Y ................ 1126 Jackson Ave., N. Y. City, N. Y. ........3024 Main St., Biidgcpoit. Conn. ....................1621 Hunter Avc., Yonkers, N. Y. ............151i East 38th Sr.. Brooklyn. N. Y. .......110-20 Old South Road, Aqueduct, I.. I., N. Y ...........................High St., Thorndike, Mass. .................1512 Lexington Avc., N Y. City, N. Y ........51 Linden St., Yonkers, N. Y. ........126 Sagamore Road. Tuckahoc. N. Y. ............ 18 Sptucc St.. New Rochelle. N. Y. . . 943 Sheridan Avc. Bronx. N. Y. City, N. Y. Three Hundred Eighty oneEdward H Koch Jr... Raymond E. Kothe........ Louis E. Kratochwi:...... Anthony P. Kucims William V. Kuhn......... Pftfk J. Lacovaxa. . VC'. GekARD LaFraNCI George A. Lamb......... James J. Landers, Jk.... James J. Lavin'...... John J. Lawler.......... Walter E. Law lor....... Wii 11am J. Lenkove ski John F. I.oemk. . . Jose i n F. Londkigak .. Joseph F. Lupardo Thomas F. Lynch....... Francis E. Me A loon. Henry P. McCabe......... Matthew E. McCarthy Myles A. McCarthy .... Joseph P. McCluskey . . James I McConville...... Bfrnard F. McCreemi .... Bartholomew F. McDonneli Edward J. McDonough John f. M« El ROY Charles F. McEnree Gerald L. McGrath . John A. McGinnis Christopher K. McKfever James J. McMahon. . . . Joseph F. McManus........ Philip J. MacLarfn Joseph S. Mackath Peter A. Maher Cornelius A. Mahoney Robert J Malang....... Robert j. Malone........ Francis A. Maneini Louis A. Martin Frank J. Maxtorei i.a Vincent A. Mn.o.wo . . Haroi d G. Mflvillf .... Thomas P. Mf.sick Michafi J Mrzzacake Joseph Mini iky. Jr. William J. Moody Albert F. Mooney........ Richard J Moran. .. Henry E. Mokelli...... James P. Morris ... James J. Mossfy John A. Mullen..... Ioiin P. Mullen Lfo F. Mullin ...... Michael P. Miilquren William I Murphy VlNCFNT R NAPOII Iosepii T. Neary. John H. Norris.. Frederick C OConneli Edward J. O'Connor...... Vincent W. O’Connor Francis X O'Donnfi.l. Jk ........ 102 West lS3r«J St., N. Y. City. N. Y. .....175 Willoughby Avc., Brooklyn. N. Y. ... »019 Wilder Avc.. Bronx, N. Y. City. N. Y. ...........41 I.mcoln Avc.. Amsterdam. N. Y. ........ .55 20 97th St.. Corona. L. 1., N. Y. ..........754 East 215th St.. N. Y. City, N. Y. ...........1042 Capouse Avc., Scranton, Penn. .............295 Baltic St., Brooklyn. N. Y. ..........772 Hancock St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. ..... 507 East 89th St., N. Y. City, N. Y. ........2055 St. Paul Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y. 2525 Password Ave.. Bronx. N. Y. City, N. Y. ................7 Pond St., Waterbuty, Conn. .............100 MeI-can Ave., Yonkers, N Y. .539 Avc., Hoboken, N. J. ........24 Stcgman Place. Jersey City, N. J. .11 Cedar Grove Beach. New Dorp, S. I., i . Y. 1 578 Plimpton Ave.. Bronx. N. Y. City. N. Y. ....299 East Burnside Ave.. N. Y. City, N Y. ................205 Ross St., Brooklyn, N. Y 61 Randolph Avc., Waterhury, Conn. ... 40 Foster St.. South Manchester. Conn .... . . .695 Halsey St., Brooklyn. N. Y. ........55 1-th Ave.. Newark, N. J. ..........456 Might Si., Torrington, Conn. 609 West 159th St., N Y. City N. Y 55 45 72nd Si.. JackMin Heights. 1. I , N. Y ........549 East 195rd St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ........15 Vernon Place. Mount Vernon. N. Y. . .975 Walton Ave., N. Y. City. N. Y. 18 St. Charles Place. Brooklyn. N. Y .504 East 178ih St . N Y. City. N. Y .2580 Bainbridge Avc.. Bronx. N Y. City, N Y. ...552 East 169th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ....1322 Dean St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. ........194 East 76th St., N. Y. City, X. Y. 8558 67th Road, Forest Hills. L I.. N. Y 695 Fast 185r«l St.. Bronx. N Y. City. N Y ..90 Johnson Ave., Hackensack, N. .1 . •’65 Olinvillc Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y 1%I Lancaster St.. Albany, N. Y .238 East 75th Sr.. N. Y City . N. Y. . . . 1437 67th St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. ,|55 Central Park West. N Y. City, N Y .............83 Summer St.. Harrison. N. Y. .....81 Main St.. New Haven. Conn. . .288 Water St.. Brooklyn. N. Y .....70 79th St.. Brooklyn. N. Y. 156-4'T 41m Ave. Flushing. L. 1. N. Y .......219 East 55th St.. Brooklyn N. Y 2219 Kingsland Avc.. N. Y. Cilv. N. Y .... 25 51 14th St.. Astorri. I. L. N. Y ss Montgotrcry Place. Brooklyn. N. s' ..152 Lincoln Place. Biooklvn. N Y. 116 Fast 175rd St.. N Y. City. N. Y. 199 Main Sr M ivnatd M iss. 51 K.ulford St.. Yonkers. N. Y 69 25 Groton St.. Forest Hills. L. I.. N. Y. 2210 University Ave.. Bronx. N. Y. Citv . Y. 2576 Webster Avc.. Bronx, N. Y. City. N. Y. 56 Fast Kingshridge Road. N. Y Cim, N. V ... 259 Paine Ave, New Rochelle. N. Y. .....419 West 129th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. 1986 15th St Tim X Y . 26 Mountain Ave.. Larchmont. N. Y. Tbut Ilmid'eJ r.i blytuoThomas V. O'Keefe...... Francis X. O'Sui livan .. Rocco M. Paonr......... William M. Joseimi !•'. Peppakd... Salvatore J. Peri.ini.. Paul H. Phillips....... Frank D. Pickfi........ Patrick A. Pilosi..... J. Pingarron. Roy A. Pizzareli.o.... Joseph S. Riccio...... Adrian R. Porcelli.. . William H. Power----- Ambrose J. Quentin. . I awrencf A. Quinlan. Cosmos J. Reai.k. Joseph F. Regan.. John J. Rncnru......... George F. Reilly John H. Reilly......... Andrew G. Rsitwiesnek Joseph S. Riccio Edward A. Ricciuti. John F. Richardson..... Hamilton B. Ridfr. . .. Alfred G. Roberts. . Viciok Romano........ John F. Rooney William D. Rotc.hford. Randfl E. Ryan....... Thomas A. Sampson. . John F Sc ally......... Walter J. Shannon.. John P Sheahan Michaei J. Sheehan Peter F. Shefhan....... Walter A. Sidlaijskas . Howard J. Smith........ Leo M. Smith.......... Frank X Sorrfniino James P. Franklin A. Spitz...... George Spota. Walter J. Stapleton. . .. Pasquale A. Statue.... John S. Stella Fred J Stfnson John J. Stewart....... Augustus G. Stola...... Vladimir J. Svitak.... Mario Taddeo........... Francis J. Tomkdy...... James J. Treacy Andrew J. Tijlly John J. Vickers...... Joseph P. Wallaci John N. Weber ... . Charles M. Wilson..... John A. Wilson......... Joseph J. Zapustas. . ....'Ii Fast Mosholu Parkway South. N. Y. City, N. Y. .......................... sos 89th Si., Brooklyn, N. Y. ...........................551 lOlh St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .........................97 Main St., Kingston, N. Y. 1110 l ast 58th Sr. Bionklyn. N. Y. Ill Rod Ave., Palisades Park. N. J. •ill Locust Ave.. Amsterdam N. Y. ... ....17 Marlboro Place. Bel mo re, L. I., N. Y. 1 " 5 1 95th St.. O onc Park. N. Y. ................................... 217 Ease 82nd St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. 1"5 North Main St . Patcison, N. J. 1 16 Springdale Ave.. Meriden. Conn. 77 East 121st St., N Y. City V Y. ....... . 155-55 252nd St., Rose-dale. L. I., N. Y. ...........................i95 12th St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .................................... 57 Raritan St., South Amboy, N. ). 5505 Wayne Ave.. Nl. Y. Ciiv. N. Y. 8615 88th Ave.. WiRidhavcn. N. Y. 118 McDonough St.. Brooklyn. N Y. 5228 Decatur Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ...................................188 Mansfield St.. New Haven. Conn. 22 Parrel Ave.. Mount Vernon, N. Y. 115 Spiingdale Ave., Meriden, Conn. ..... IS1 Faston Ave.. Wateibury Conn. ..... . .9' West 5 Ith St.. Bayonne, N. J. . . 509 South Sixth Ave.. Mount Vernon. N. Y. 1S65 University Ave., N. Y. City. N. Y. . . . . 2406 Lorillard Place. N. Y. City, N. Y. 665 McDonough St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. 2443 Tichonr Ave.. N. Y. City N. Y. 85-18 Kendrick Place. Jamaica. L. I.. N. Y. .... 2029 Jones Road. West Fort Lee. N J. ....... .............49 Edwards St.. New Haven. Conn. . 574 Division St., Amsterdam, N. Yv 1259 Madison Ave.. N. Y City, N. Y. 217 Ease 89th St y. Gty. N 3’. ............1025 81st St.. Brooklyn. N Y. ......................624 Arsenal St.. Watertown, Mass. '15 Decatur Ave.. Bronx, N. Y. City. N. Y. ...................1075 Fast Main St.. Stamford. Conn. . 7-4 Grote St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. .2119 Valentine Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y. .647 west 169th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. .....................77- Grote St., N. Y. City. N. Y. . 2040 Madison Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y. . . . . 214 Hopkins Ave.. Jersey' City. N J. 569 West 120th St.. N Y. City. N. Y. ........ .............159 Schcnck Ave.. Brooklyn. N. Y. ..................................48-80 27th St.. Long Island City. N. Y. ...................5524 Perry Ave . N. Y. City. N. Y. ...................500 East 73rd St.. N. Y. Citv. N. Y. ....................................746 Fast 179th St.. N. Y. City. N. Y. 155 Lexington Ave.. Paterson, N. J. 1 Fast Burnside Ave.. Bronx. N. Y. City. N. Y. ...................................2050 Jerome Ave.. N. Y. City. N. Y. ......................400 East 17th St.. Brooklyn, N. Y. 278 Fast 240th St . N. Y. City. N. Y. .................................. 125 Thompson St.. Poughkeepsie. N. Y. ........ 21 Wendover Road. Park Hill. Yonkers, N. Y. . 1516 Glen wood Road. Brooklyn, N. Y. .22 ’ "D- St.. South Boston, Mass. Three Hundred Eighty-threePATRONS OF THE 1933 MAROON His Eminence, Patrick Cardinal Haves, D.D. Rev. Aloysius J. Hogan, S.J. Rev. Charles J. Deane, S.J. Rev. William A. Whalen, S.J. Mrs. Daniel J. Ahearn Mr. John J. Boyle Mr. and Mrs. G. Calarco Mr. and Mrs. Leonardo A. Ceruzzi Mr. and Mrs. James L. Clark Mr. Ygnacio C. Denman Dr. and Mrs. John J. Donovan Mr. James T. B. Fisher Mr. Anthony W. Fitzgerald Mr. and Mrs. William H. Francke Mr. and Mrs. Thomas M. Gilmartin Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Hartnett Mr. and Mrs. William J. IIowe Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Keating Major Edward L. Kelly, U. S. Army Hon. Joseph F. Loehr Mrs. William Moody Mrs. Mary O’Keefe Dr. and Mrs. Frank A. Schaefer Mr. Andrew J. 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