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ADMINISTRATION AND FACULTY
WE SALUTE . . .
ODDS AND ENDS
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All proper yearbooks, it seems, must be provided with a foreword and
a theme. Vast amounts of research have failed to unearth just why this
is so. Forewords sometimes explain the purpose of a book; but everyone
knows that a yearbook is a sort of condensed diary, photo album, and scrap-
book, and that it serves to freshen the memory of college life when one is
middle-aged and staid.
The problem of theme was attacked somewhat in reverse of the usual
procedure. Recognizing the near impossibility of doing anything really
new, we ignored theme entirely at first, and began by looking at covers.
Indians and log-cabins were looked at. Knights in armor and castles in the
air were contemplated. Icebergs and stylized representations of the atomic
age were inspected. There was a sunburst which we pictured on a brilliant
vermilion jacket. Somehow we just couldn't see it. There was quite an
assortment of charming death-heads which tempted us sorely. Finally we
saw one which we liked, and being possessed of the conviction that cover
and theme should match, we chose our Norse motif to go with it.
At this stage another problem presented itself. The road sign east of
Annville clearly spells Quitapahilla with one "t", and the printers told
us that this is the correct spelling. For years, here at Lebanon \^allev, the
name of the sacred stream has been spelled with two "t's." We were in
doubt as to whether to follow hallowed tradition, or to introduce the new-
form. After some discussion we decided upon the latter course.
These problems being solved, the Staff started on the Book itself, but
that, as Kipling would say, is another story.
Dr. Miller saved from destruction the very valuable historic
records of the Cornwall Furnace. In his recent doctorial thesis,
Dr. Miller devoted a chapter to the history of this monument of
dr. Frederick K. Miller
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To FREDERICK K. "FRITZ" MILLER, Professor of History, we dedicate
the 1949 edition of the "Quittie." Those of us who have worked with him
praise him for his sincerity and thoroughness, in the classroom and out. As
a teacher of history he is the historian's delight. As an advisor to student
organizations, he is the epitome of help, guidance, and inspiration.
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DR. aVDE A. iyUCH
Dr. Lynch, to all who are acquainted with him, represents the
zenith of college presidents. He maintains not only the dignity
necessary to such a position, but combines' with it the rare qualities
of amiability and geniality. Without a doubt, the eloquence of
oratory and conversation reaches supremacy in this, our capable
executive. It is with extreme delight and pride that we the students
salute him, our leader and friend.
MISS MARY £. GILUSPli
Miss Mary E. Gillespie occupies two of the
most important positions on our campus; Dean
oi Women and Director of the Conservatory.
Her advice and counsel are welcomed by all
because of her friendly manner and sincere
interest in student problems. Through her
dynamic personality and ability to organize,
the Conservatory has been raised to a level of
high distinction in the music world. Because of
her willingness to accept new ideas and chang-
ing trends, as well as her ability to mix her
work with her social life, she represents the
symbol of modern versatility.
dR. A. H. M. STONECIPHER
Dr. Stonecipher, by both his appearance and
temperament, exhibits dignity and friendliness.
For the many problems of guidance our dean
suggests workable solutions. He is not only
our advisor and organizer, but a scholar in the
true sense of the word. His characteristic chuckle
produces a feeling of ease in his presence. In
his genuine interest in student affairs and his
remarkable zest for living, our dean remains
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Dr. Edward M. Balsbaugh — An ex-
tremely quiet gentleman.
Ruth Engle Bender — Piano teacher
for the younger "fry."
Margaret Barthel — Tops as a pi
William M. Bond — "Father Time.
Dr. Amos H. Black — "Does aiybody
have any questions?"
R. Porter Campbell — Superb organ-
ist and competent teacher.
Dr. Andrew Bender — A capable
chemist with incessant enthusiasm.
D. Clark Carmean — Man of many
William B. Castetter — Informal
Dr. Samuel H. Derickson — Keenly
interested in his work.
Alexander Crawford — Patriarch of
the Voice Department.
Doris Sponaugle Drescher — Our
very attractive women's coach.
Dr. John I. Cretzinger — "Micro-
scopia reveals nature in its true light."
William H. Egli — "It goes without
saying . . ."
Dr. Hubertis Cummings — Distin-
guished gentleman of the old school.
Carl Y. Ehrhart — Dry wit and
William H. Fairlamb, Jr. — Adds ar
tistry CO familiarity with the key-
Frances T. Fields — Alternates be-
tween her Spanish class and the li-
brary with equal vim and vigor.
Grant Feeser — "Now don't forget
Paul H. Fisher — "Take to the
Dr. Chester A. Feig — Visual aid is
his strong point.
Luella Umberger Frank — When
is she going to learn esperanto?
Dr. Donald Fields — Always ready
W. Merle Freeland — Faculty "Joe
Rev. David Gockley — He of the
Dr. Mari Luise Huth — Believes in
laying a firm foundation the first
Mary C. Green — Personification of
"teachers are human."
Elizabeth E. Kaho — "In my merry
Dr. Samuel O. Grimm — ' 'Now in the
Andrew Kerr — Grand old man of
Florence E. Houtz — She "strides'
Dr. Helene Kostruba — Her story
reads like the Arabian Nights.
Maud P. Laughlin — Benevolent
despot who'll never grow old.
Dr. John F. Lotz — L.V.'s Morgen-
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Dr. Lena Louise Lietzau — Strict
disciplinarian but good natured.
Harold Malsh — Has a daughter
following in his footsteps.
Dr. \'. Earl Light — "And anyone
who is late has to buy ice cream
for the class."
Charles Massinger — New Jersey
Hilbert V. Lochner — A predilection
Dr. Frederick K. Miller — \^eteran's
spokesman and factual historian.
Ralph Mease — Poker-faced court
Dr. G. a. Richie — Ardent attender
of athletic functions.
Clara A. Monismith — Unusual proc-
tor of the Men's Dormitory.
Reynaldo Rovers — In interpreta-
tion — the true artist.
Helen E. Myers — Helpful and enthusiastic
E. P. Rutledge — Energy is his middle
Robert K. Ness — Former L.V.'ite
who made good.
Dr. Hiram Herr Shenk — The cor-
ner-stone of Lebanon Valley.
Rev. Bruce Souders — Versatile
young instructor of English and
Dr. p. a. W. Wallace— His subtle
wit keeps every one on his toes.
Frank E. Stachow — Inspiration to
Dr. William A. Wilt — Kindly pas-
tor of our college church.
Dr. Stella Johnson Stevenson-
Spanish with a southern accent.
Willis Wissler — The Dewey Deci-
mal System as a way of life.
Dr. George G. Struble — Enthu-
siastic host to Green Blotter —
himself a writer.
Marvin E. Wolfgang — Takes a
great interest and pride in his
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Senior Class Officers
'President Edwin Englehart
Vice-President Paul Yingst
Secretary Mildred Nepf
Treasurer Virginia Vought
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The year which we are now completing draws to a close the undergraduate
history of the class of '48. There have been ups and downs and many thrill-
ing experiences had by all who participated in the activities of L. V.C. during
its rise from the dark days of 1944 to the sunnv present.
Ask anv member of the class of '48 to tell about the life at L. W C. during
the war. No men! that was the real trouble. Therefore no athletics or
dramatics — no nothing! In just three short years Lebanon \'alley has risen
out of the dust that surrounded it to be an institution twice its pre-war size;
to offer more courses in more departments than ever before; and to continue
to be one of the centers of citizen building that has exemplified it in the past.
The class of '48 has watched this progress. It has watched the lights go on
again on the second and third floors of the Men's dorm. It has seen Wash-
ington Hall rise from a seemingly meaningless hole in the earth. It has seen
Lebanon \'alley push forward scholastically, athletically, and socially to
attain a position far above its pre-war standards. This May marks the end
of the class of '48, but through the efforts of many of its members Lebanon
\'alley College has become a better place in which to studv and to live.
DAWN HORNBAKER ALBERT WILLIAM MELMN ALBRECHT BERTHA BARBARA BARBINI
ROBERT FRANKLIN BECK
ALVIN CARL BERGER
MARY HELEN BICKEL
RUTH ISABEL BILLOW
ARTHUR IRWIN BODDEN CAROLYN BOEDDINGHAUS
CHARLES DANIEL BOLAN
MELVIN RICHARD BOWMAN JAMES STANTON BRULATOUR
JOHN F. CEK
DORIS HELEN CLEMENTS
A. ALFRED DELDUCO
HERBERT ELTON DITZLER MARY JANE ECKERT ROBERT MELVIN ENGLE
EDWIN FRANCIS ENGLEHART
GABRIEL BARNARD FRANK
MARY JANE FLINCHBAUGH
MARY ELIZABETH FRANK
ELAINE LOUISE FROCK
PETER GAMBER, JR
MARY KATHLEEN GARIS
JOHN WALTER GAUL
ANTHONY JOSEPH GERACE
MARY LOUISE GRUBE
GEORGE GILROY HAINES
HELEN LOUISE HARTZ
NANCY ELAINE HEILMAN
JOHN PAUL HUMMEL
DORIS LOUISE HYXLW
DOROTHY MAY KAUFFiMAN
RUTH E\'ELYN KEECH
THEODORE DONALD KELLER BURNELL LOVE KESSEL BARBARA ANN KILHEFFER
FREDERICK DA\'1D KOONS GRACE ELIZABETH LAVERTY
JOHN HENRY LIGHT
JOYCE UNA MEADOWS
KARL EUGENE MILLER
RENA MAE MILLER
MILDRED ARLENE NEFF CONSTANCE VERONICA NESTOR
BLAKE HAROLD NICHOLAS BERNARDO J. PENTURELLI ELLA KATHRYN RHOADS
LUTHER EYLER ROBINSON
SAMUEL JAMES RUTHERFORD
THOMAS JAMES SHAAK
FRANKLIN G. SENGER III
THELMA MAE SHARP
DAMD PATRICK SHEETZ
IRIS OPAL SHUMATE
ROBERT JOSEPH SOURBIER EARL JONES SPANGLER EDWARD RAYMOND STEINER
ROBERT DOUGLAS STREEPY ANDREW PHILIP STRICKLER
ARTHUR LEON TERR
FRANK EDWIN URICH
VIRGINIA MAE VOUGHT
JOHN WILLIAM WAGNER
MIRIAM REBECCA WEHRY
DONALD EDWARD WEIMAN JAMES EDWARD WERT RUTH ELEANOR WHITMAN
IRENE MAY WITHERS
CHARLES R. YEAGLEY, JR.
PAUL RICHARD YINGST
JOHN BALTHASER YODER, JR. HAROLD EDWIN ZEIGLER
SARA ANN ZELLERS
RHODA MAE ZIEGLER
Junior Class Officers
President Glenn Hall
Vice-Fr,sident Harry Hoffman
Secr:tary Joane Kessler
Treasurer Alvin Hildebrand
Junior Class History
The Class of '49 was the first class of which the vast majority of men students were veterans. The
spirit these men injected into the campus had an effect which will require years to restore the campus
life to the traditional college temperament.
These men, matured beyond their years, returned with a new, driving purpose. Education was
their goal and all efforts were directed toward that end. It is only fair to say that the social and extra-
curricular activities suffered greatly because of this factor. Campus leaders had great difficulty in
gaining active support for school projects, but professors were tickled pink to lecture and teach classes
which were very critical and thorough.
Gone were the days of the tie and dink, freshman rules, and the old college do-or-die. The Class
claimed the glory for the achievements of the outstanding athletes it possesses and yet, at athletic
contests was put to shame bv the lack of enthusiasm when compared to the spirit shown by the op-
posing school. However, the intramural teams showed a fiery competitive attitude in the axe league
and touch-football games.
The dances were not the hits it was hoped they would be as the heavy load carried by so few proved
too great and the helping hand of the bystanders was not extended.
The driving power behind the few successes can be credited to the clever co-eds. It seems that
the class of '49 is possessed of an extraordinary amount of talented femininity. They have starred on
the hockey field and basketball court; they have shown their literary talents and, most important,
have proved to be the factor which somewhat counterbalances the effect of the veteran.
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JOHN EDWARD ADAMS
"Whatchasay?" . . . wife's from Ohio . . .
slip-horn virtuoso ... no time 'for the
classics . . . has his own band . . . strong
supporter of the musician's union . . . pro-
duces music of good quality.
MARION JEAN ACHENBACH
"Peepsie" . . . day student from Hummels-
town . . . friendly disposition . . . tastefully
dressed . . . good sport . . . popular soda
jerk . . . political science enthusiast . . .
usually found curled up in a soft chair . . .
"Do you need a pair of Argyles?"
MARK R. ARNOLD, JR.
Always happy . . . likes to argue . .
super shoe salesman . . . hates English . .
shock of blond hair . . . operates fror
Lebanon . . . Business Ad. major.
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MARGARETTA ELIZABETH BAILEY
"Bailey" . . . dependable . . . studious
. . . Walter Winchell's rival . . . working
for herM.R.S. degree . . . not mathematically
ROBERT EARL BAKER
Man of many moods . . . Chem. major
. . . ardent lover of the Bar-bar-A . . . in-
teresting speaker . . . "Anybody do his
calculus?" . . . capable lab assistant ... a
staunch member of Philo . . . "Sure I'll have
RONALD LEE BAKER
Sports fan . . . iconoclast . . . surveyor of
feminine pulchritude . . . advocate of realism
in literature . . . cynical wit . . . the cru-
sading editor . . . one of the Literati . . .
"I was under pressure."
JAMES L. BARTO
Usually seen with a good friend! ... al-
ways joking . . . takes studies seriously
. . . friendly . . . happily married . . . Dr.
Lochner's capable assistant . . . women and
dogs his specialty . . . "If I could get my
ROBERT MERLE BASHORE
Excels in his studies . . . pleasing per-
sonality . . . well liked . . . following in
his brother's footsteps . . . well known in
the axe league . . . interested in sports . . .
upholding family tradition it's JefF. Med. for
Bob next year.
HAROLD WAYNE BEAM
Theologian from Johnstown . . .Rodney's
serious-minded, hard-working Daddy . . .
shares his wife with the office . . . his win-
some personality and religious convictions
assure us of a promising spiritual leader.
ESTHER ROMAINE BELL
Full of fun . . . avid athlete . . . strictly
lab-conscious . . . baby teeth . . . many
nick-names. . . enviable hair . . ."Have you
heard this one?" ... a grand person to know
. . . recognized by her giggle and accom-
HARRY ELMER BENEDICK
Serious, and yet easygoing . . . always
composed . . . conscientious . . . never lets
a night go by without writing to that girl
back home . . . likes sports . . . determined
. . . quiet and shy ... in truth a "Hot
EUGENE RALEIGH BIEBER
Quiet . . . sincere . . . looking forward to
his own home . . . studious ... a papa . . .
chem. major . . . plays in the axe league . . .
confused by the intricacy of Math '48 . . .
conscientious student . . . interested in all
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RUSSELL JACOB BIXLER
"Jake" . . . tennis enthusiast . . . con-
servite . . . superb violonist . . . everybody's
friend . . . takes very good care of his car
. . . sharp dresser . . . jokes!
BARBARA ANN BLAUCH
"Barb". . . psycho-analyst of North Hall
. . . speed demon with knitting needles . . .
whistle-bait . . . jewelry galore . . . con-
tinually cutting her hair . . . her pet peeve:
French . . . smooth dancer . . . abundance
of common sense.
DEAN HENRY BOHR
From the hills of "Tar" City
huntsman . . . aspiring Chem teacher . . .
ask him about his girl friends . . . increased
egg production . . . "Did you do this cal-
culus problem?" . . . ardent collector of old
JOSEPH RICHARD BOLGER
"Dick" . . . sturdy, good-looking, im-
peccable dresser . . . Iturbi with shoulders
. . . conserv's most eligible bachelor despite
Palmyra's endeavors . . . infectious good
nature . . . "Go get 'em Jack!" . . . des-
tination, a teaching career.
NICHOLAS HOLMBERGER BOROTA
Jitterbug . . . Math
collection . . . tall . .
. . . Steelton boy . . .
there last night" . . .
Houtz a bad time.
major . . . record
. nice new Chevvie
'Not tonight, I was
tries to give Miss
HAROLD EDWIN BOYER
"Kittv" . . . brilliant pre-dental student
. . . should be an A-1 chopper-fixer . . .
claims, "That's not right," then proves it
. . . big spaghetti and Mt. Penn fan . . .
eood conversationalist . . . handv in the lab.
PETER PRICE BOYER
Married man . . . lives in Quentin . . .
spends spare time sleeping in the day student
room . . . man of large proportions . . .
conserv student . . . "I'll do it tomorrow."
VERA JANE BOYER
Dark hair . . . attractive . . . always with
a smile . . . oh, for another weekend at
State . . . music is her field . . . finds the
"rec hours" very interesting ... an ex-
ceptionally talented organist . . . seen at all
FOSTER MARTIN BRINSER
Conversationalist, and how . . . scatter-
brain . . . those dance-band jobs . . .student
teaching whiz? . . . engaged . . . What a
driver! . . . plays a sax with gusto.
ELYZABETH ANN BRIODY
"Betz" . . . beautiful long, dark, wavy
hair . . . industrious . . . attractive per-
sonality . . . frequent visitor to the library
. . . Chet's the one and only . . . Russia's
her pet peeve . . . looking forward to a
teaching career . . . "May I help you,
PAUL EUGENE BROOME
About to middle-aisle it with Joyce . . .
wotta tenor . . . congenial . . . smile for
everyone . . . dipping ice-cream is his arm
breaker, but didn't affect his helping hand
. . . get her Hershey kisses here.
WILLIAM JOSEPH BRUNNER
Tall blond . . . \'arsity eager . . . knows
his German . . . his airforce section was the
"best" . . . augments his wardrobe by
pilfering his brother's clothes . . . raises
chickens . . . president of Deutsche \'erein.
MARY ELLEN BUDESHEIM
"Budie" . . . jovial . . . low voice . . .
rippling laughter . . . midnight gab-sessions
. . . likes to tell vou where Seven \^alleys
is . . . "I think I'll cut this class" . . .
attractive . . . always game for a good time
. . . carries the bass drum.
Business Ad. major . . . black wavy hair
. . . likes to argue politics . . . part-time
bartender . . . another of the married men
... a big man for such a small car.
LEONARD MARLIN COHEN
Friendly . . . studious . . . strong family
ties. . . can discuss Psychology learnedly . . .
enthusiastic V. P. of Psych. Club . . . com-
muter from Harrisburg . . . always dashing
from class to class to class and home.
WILLIAM THOMAS CONWAY
House-painting four year project . . . Eng-
lish ace from South Cleona . . . pleasing
personality . . . pretty wife and daughter
. . . transportation by Nash . . . carefully
evaluates his bridge hands.
HATTIE RUTH COOK
"Hat". . .cheerful. . . great defender of
womens' rights . . . psychology fiend . . .
the printing profession has its advantages . . .
musically inclined . . . ex-day student . . .
GLENN E. COUSLER
One of the boys from York . . . dependable
. . . conscientious . . . College band . . .
interested in intra-mural sports . . . loves
bull sessions . . . the "Eel" . . . hobby is
sleeping through Monday eight o'clocks.
MICHAEL FELIX CRINCOLI
Exponent of New Jersey brogue . . .
future history teacher . . . manager of the
basketball team . . .well-dressed. . ."What
is it wit chu?" . . . Rotund and boisterous,
Mike's after "da marks."
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HARLAN AARON DAUBERT
The Pine Grove kid . . . excellent pianist
. . ."The Brain". . .shy. . . part owner of
the new Astoria . . . consumer of the lighter
beverages . . . infectious grin . . . the owner
of a rare personality.
PHILLIP CAL\'IN DEARDORFF
Aggressive . . . likeable — after you know
him . . . champion of right . . . steady and
capable . . . well-dressed . . . pre-med, his
wife will make a charming receptionist . . .
plays a rough game of ping pong.
HENRY CHARLES DEENS
Chain letter fame . . . pre-med . . . mili-
tary minded . . . \'alley Forge grad . . .
always prepared . . . terror of soph-upper-
classmen football game . . . member of re-
taliatory junket . . . Fainted F & M . . .
kills frogs the hard way.
JOHN ADAM DETWEILER
"Detweeter" . . . "Good old days at
L. V. C." . . . the organizer of the men day
students . . . reviver of Freshmen rules . . .
another aspirant to be a doctor . . . well
liked, good natured . . . helpful assistant to
ALBERT PATRIC DIJOHNSON
Pinochle major . . . friendly . . . bachelor
type . . . versatile . . . studious looking
. . . life of the party . . . the voice that
carries . . . "Have any nickles for the coke
RALPH ARTHUR DOWNEY
Hails from Lititz . . . talented cornet
soloist . . . "We'll take my car" . . . has
frequented all dorms in past years . . .
friendly and congenial . . . "Don't trifle with
JOSEPH CLAYTON DUBS
Plays trumpet . . . spends weekends in
Carlisle . . . waiter . . . those Glee Club
tours . . . small but mighty . . . has a
"downey" room-mate . . . impressionable
... a stalwart citizen.
JACOB E. EARHART
"Jake" ... a pre-ministerial student of
high caliber . . . has his own charge . . .
well liked . . . makes friends easily ... an
industrious student . . . "Well, I have to
study now" . . . takes exceptional care of
his new car.
Jovial . . . proud of his "new car" . . .
studies hard . . . well-groomed . . . many
friends . . . polishes the floor in the axe
league . . . speakes for himself ... the
RICHARD YODER EBY
Studious and dependable . . . full of fun
. .high ideals. . . "Anybody wanna ride?"
. one of the Palmyra boys . . . well up on
current affairs . . . always ready to talk, in
class or otherwise.
ASHER SAMUEL EDELMAN
Versatile leader . . . conscientious . . .
"Y" Cabinet ... Phi Lambda Sigma secre-
tary . . . Glee Club . . . puts up with Abba
Cohen . . . "You dirty dogs." . . . pipe
smoker ... red soup-strainer on upper lip.
DWIGHT CLIFFORD FAKE
Good athlete . . . conscientious and hard
working ... a definite school asset . . .
hunter deluxe . . . majoring in social studies
. . hazy about economics . . . plays trum-
HAROLD LA MAR FEASTER
Zany wit . . . active in sports . . . class-
room humor . . . lot of friends . . . amiable
. . . obviously a very proud family man . . .
and fellows, the baby has eight teeth . . .
expects to become a math teacher.
JOSEPH MICHAEL FIORELLO
Big Joe . . . handsome hunk of man . . .
the "Mr. Anthony" of campus . . . accepted
at Jefferson Medical College . . . determined
to reach the heights of his ambitions . . .
"Think I came here to give ya a thrill?"
Diligent student . . . the boy that slings
the ten-syllable words — and knows what
they mean . . . "Gotta go study" . . . avid
chapel attender . . . "But what does he really
have?" . . . rational thinker who carefully
evaluates his beliefs.
DENNIS LIGHT FUNCK
"Time for a mass cut" . . . makes good
grades as Chem major . . . seeing eye for
chem students in organic lab . . . pin-ball
artist . . . axe-man in the axe league . . .
ERMA STRICKLER GAINOR
"Erm" . . . Bus. Ad. major
special interest in Annville . .
. has a
converted into goalie . . . unusual collection
of stuffed animals . . . patience and fortitude
. . . glistening black tresses.
MARION IDA GEIB
Attractive brunette from Rexmont . . .
friendly . . . charming personality . . .
chem lab tenant . . . efficient salesgirl . . .
certain sparkle in her eyes and sparkler on
that finger . . . looking forward to the
chiming of wedding bells.
Tall . . . quiet . . . \'arsity end . . . plays
basketball and baseball, too . . . courts
Janet Weaver . . . History major . . . poker
plaver . . . midnight snack fan . . .pinochle
PAUL JACOB GERHART
From Jonestown over . . . Psychology
major . . . slow talker . . . conscientious in
his work . . . rec hall kibitzer . . . tyro at
bridge . . . anxious to get out . . . pleasant
RUSSELL PAUL GETZ
Glee Club basso . . . big man, little clari-
net . . . marvelous sense of humor . . . may
be seen all fall on touch football field . . .
The Cot7i'pleat Angler . . . wash-room warbler.
"Charlie" . . . campus belle . . . Dr.
Struble's right-hand girl . . . immaculate
dresser. . . attractive personality . . . "Oh,
which shall it be: Tom, Dick, or Harry?" . . .
In class when the mood strikes . . .big wheel
of Lebanon . . . Junior Women's Club.
MARY LEE GLOVER
Typical Southern belle . . . hails from
Harper's Ferry . . . special interest in the
Air Corps band . . . adorable accent . . .
red hair without the temper . . . turkev farm
. . . original evening gowns.
CHARLES KENNETH GREENAWALT
"Greeny". . . good conversationalist . . .
Business Ad. major . . . father's little helper
during the summer . . . gentlemanly ways
with the ladies . . . "Oh, well, tomorrow
is another day."
ROBERT RAY GROVER
Tries to be everybody's friend . . . ex-
trovert . . . works at cheinistry in his time
off as president of Phi Lambda Sigma . . .
Had a forced acquaintance with Gilbert and
Sullivan . . . frustrated . . . loves to drive,
has no car.
GLENN LESLIE HALL
President of Student Faculty Council and
Junior Class . . . pleasant voice . . . quiet
manners . . • affable . . . immaculate neat-
ness in clothes . . . nice to know.
HARRY HERR HANSHAW
Tall and quiet . . . studious ... can
usuallv be found in the library ... a way
with women . . . "No more chemistry for
me," . . . summer-time, truck jockey . . .
eternal search for the ideal snap course . . .
got stung in Geology.
SAMUEL A. HARTMAN
Quiet, soft spoken lad from Palmyra . . .
studying to be a doctor . . . conscientious
. a summer resident of Mount Gretna . . .
swell guy when you get to know h-m.
FRANCIS AUSTIN HECKMAN
"Hecky" . . . master of colloquial idiom
. . . satirical wit . . . "gas costs money"
. . . champion of the ex-GI . . . "Got
anything to eat?" . . . Sam's buddv . . .
radio club enthusiast ... a knack for acting.
ROBERT EARNEST HESS
Three letterman, excels in all . . . married
. . . most ardent fan is daughter Susie . . .
always ready for a heated discussion . . .
future history prof . . . found "Gold" in
WALTER WINFIELD HESS
"Wally" . . . never without a smile . . .
another athletic Hess . . . married . . .
popular . . . has intentions of becoming prof
and coach . . . borrows his notes . . . argues
with axe league refs.
ALVIN SYLVESTER HILDEBRAND
Treasurer of Junior class - . . pre-ministerial
. . . nice smile . . . co-operative . . . quiet
. . . latent sense of humor . . . life work
recruits' prexy . . . ideas of his own . . .
bats .380 and plays first base.
JEANNE LOUISE HISSNER
"Hiss" . . . sweet and petite . . . versatile
. . . Bob's her man . . . beautiful complexion
. . . neat in appearance . . . future English
teacher . . . "Have you had your clothes
HARRY HARRIS HOFFMAN JR.
Future Jefferson Medical man . . . Texas
convert . . . Two lovers: P'Way coffee and
Fay . . . the "Mortcher" Sky-Rocket . . .
"Let's go to movies." . . . snappy sport
jackets and bow ties.
HENRY GLENN HOSTETTER
Former Air Force pilot . . . devoted hus-
band and father . . . famed for his curly hair
and congeniality . . . teaching history is his
ambition . . . good student.
FRANK BRELSFORD HUFF
One-man Gallup poll . . . word-of-mouth
publicity for L. V. C. ... conscientious
student . . . gaudy bow ties . . . dependable
. . . "I've got an appointment." . . .
constructive inquisitiveness . . . Shakespeare
BETTY RUTH JONES
"Jonesie" . . . well-supplied with gray
matter . . . adorable clothes . . . infectious
laugh . . . never a free moment . . . well-
rounded personality . . . outstanding pianist.
EARL FRY KAUFFMAN
Annville boy . . . Business Ad. major . . .
dependable worker . . . quiet and pleasant
. . . thinks before he acts . . . w^avy hair . . .
discusses national affairs thoroughly . . . war
upset plans, hopes to graduate this time.
STANTON HARRY KELLER
"Stan" . . . always a notable comeback
. . . local boy . . . dependable and steady
worker . . . business is his chosen career
with an eye on statistics . . . hangs out at
JOANNE LUCILLE KESSLER
"Jo" . . . the "New Look" . . . one of
Dr. Derickson's field trip enthusiasts . . .
Green Blotter . . . jewelry addict . . . im-
maculate . . . original hair styles . . . lover
of nature . . . fond of bicycling . . . writes
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HAZEL JEAN KINNEY
Transfer from University of Denver . . .
Bus. Ad. major . . . Long Island twang . . .
sparkling eyes . . . long black tresses . . .
sports enthusiast . . . exuberant manner of
PETER PAUL KOZLOSKY
Former athlete . . . married and has an
identical image named Tommy . . . congenial
. . . star Hershey salesman . . . Business Ad.
major . . . ex-Miami U. Football man . . .
pipe smoker . . . beautiful wife.
HOWARD BUCHER KREIDER, JR.
"Hoppy" . . . pleasant . . . debater of
some note . . . sense of humor . . . horses
. . .jeep!. . . gentleman farmer . . .rounds
up cattle with an Oldsmobile . . . wonders
why he's in school.
Chem major following the family tradi-
tion . . . dutchy . . . "Gertie Goes Plain"
. . . quiet . . . hails from Ono . . . lab
assistant . . . always talking about Chem
Club . . . determined to pass calculus.
EDITH RADCLIFFE KROKENBERGER
Another Jersey-ite . . . enthused about
zoology field trips . . . president of West Hail
. . . good German student . . . May Day
archer . . . blushes . . . conscientious Jer-
FA YE LUCILLE KROUT
Tiny of stature but big of heart . . . danc-
ing feet . . . member of the Pennway Coffee
Club . . . That Pretty Blue Hat . . . "Here
'tis!" . . . even temperament . . . un-
assuming and gay ... a friend to all.
"Mickey" . . . future M. D. . . . biology
bug . . . soft-spoken . . . well-dressed man
of distinction . . . Honolulu memories . . .
you should hear about Ira Guggenheim.
AUDREY COLLEEN LAU
Conservite . . . one of Crawford's prides
. . . tall . . . big, blue eyes . . . quiet . . .
rather shy . . . continually studying Sociol-
ogy and Shakespeare . . . liked by all who
HOWARD FISHER LEBEGERN
Jack Green, the tennis queen, or L. V.'s
threat to Alice Marble . . . Business Ad.
major . . . sports enthusiast . . . Jack is as
equally conscientious as a student as he is
Verni's pin ball partner.
SLADE SMITH LINDEMON JR.
Tall and lanky . . . comes from Baltimore
. . . Psychology major . . . art gallery in
his room . . . "little Aristotle," the logic
brain ... a cliff dweller.
AMOS LONG JR.
Part-time clerk at Sears . . . Business Ad.
major . . . conscientious student . . . grave
as a judge . . . his mind works with the
greatest facility ... a truly well-liked
Cleona man . . . quiet and sincere.
JOHN FOX LOSER
Another one of the schools many married
men . . . has a second home at Hot Dog
Frank's ... a Business Ad. major . . . fol-
lows sports enthusiastically . . . his future
is in the business world.
DONALD VERNON MALICK
"Don" . . . biology brain with the dark
wavy hair . . . dependable . . . Bio. assis-
tant . . . home every weekend to work? . . .
vivid colored shirts . . . keeper of insect
IRVING ALLEN MALL
Business Ad. major . . . hails from Harris-
burg . . . authority on Le Havre . . .
pleasant voice . . . well spoken of by his
professors . . . can always be found playing
cards in the day student room ... a swell
fellow to know.
ROBERT HENRY MARQUETTE
Jovial . . . well-rounded musician ... a
father . . . "My trousers seem to be getting
smaller" . . . bass man . . . backbone of
Johnny Adams rhythm section . . . possesses
a jet-propelled "car" . . . spends many
hours practice teaching.
JOHN EDWIN MARSHALL
Never a dull moment . . . La Vie' s business
manager . . . well-dressed play boy . . . am-
bitious pre-med student . . . "Let's see,
where was I?" . . . gigantic lunch bags —
gaining weight fast.
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MARTHA JEAN MATTER
Harassed editor of La Vie and the Qtiittk
. . . impossible in the morning . . . psycho
major and English . . . usually seen with
Pete . . . non-conformist . . . blond hair
. . . conscientious student.
Industrious lad . . . enjoys social activities
. . . outdoor sportsman . . . amateur auto
mechanic . . . drives a Terraplane . . . likes
history, music, and his pipes.
JAMES JOSEPH McGRAW
"I'm not fat" . . . favorite haunt the sack
. . . always a Buick . . . hot corner custo-
dian . . . Miss Becker's pride and joy . . .
intramural sports enthusiast . . . surprised
the campus by recent revelation of his mar-
GIRARD JOSEPH McKENNA
Conscientious Bus. Ad. student . . . those
terrific weekends in Brookh-n . . . com-
placency at mealtime . . . mimicker deluxe
. . . daily delites from P. O. . . . "Do you
prep?" . . . loves the aesthetic in his room.
BEATRICE M. MEISER
"Beattie" . . . attractive blonde . . .loads
of fun . . . score of friends . . . the life of the
day students ... a student of the microscope
. . . socially active . . . always neatly
dressed. . . Are you always collecting money?
NANCY REBECCA MEYER
Accomplished cellist . . . original hairdo
. . . natural beauty . . . versatile person . . .
conscientious . . . daily correspondence to a
certain medical school . . . one of Dr. Derick-
son's girls . . . Qiiittie' s faithful art editor.
MARION A. MILLARD
"Annvillite" . . . peaches and cream com-
plexion . . . favorite subject: Cliff . . . abun-
dance of energy . . . faithful friend . . .good
conversationalist . . . myriads of clothes
. . . pleasant voice.
MARTHA MAE MILLER
"Marcie" or "Marty" . . . hails
Harrisburg . . . her sparkling eyes are fo-
cussed on Benny . . . petite grammarian . . .
has enduring memory and an abundance of
brain matter . . . semi-vegetarian.
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RICHARD JOHN MILLER
Pleasant personality . . . quiet . . .
friendly . . . one of the Palmyra crowd . . .
well liked by all . . . sells groceries on week-
ends . . . consistently getting spring fever
. . . studies hard . . . the business world
has use for another tvcoon.
ROBERT HART MILLER
One of Doc. Bender's chem boys . . .
Apollo when not titillating the campus with
his pranks, and La Vie cartoons, can be found
in his room hitting the books . . . No, the
profs don't give him such good marks just
because he has a dimple.
SIDNEY S. MILLER
Eager student . . . quiet . . . clarinet
addict . . . army man . . . pre-med . . .
rough with Chem lab equipment . . . spends
half his life hitch-hiking ... in business
with his brother . . . desires to excell in his
RICHARD WILLIAM MOLLER
Keeps up with "Jonesey" . . . ex-Navy
fly-boy . . . crew cut . . . temperamental
. . . advertises via hand-bills distributed
from a piper cub . . . preparing for the bar
. . . Kale's able secretary.
WILLIAM TRYEON MOORE
"Moose" . . . hails from Lebanon . . .
interests in Harrisburg . . . tennis enthu-
siast . . . reliant . . . Soggy, the second . . .
junior "vice" commander of Lebanon Legion
. . . lots in common with Prof. Fisher.
DEAN SAYLOR MOORE
A quiet Business Ad. major who divides
his time between studying accounting, and
flying . . . misogynist — he says . . . has
definite plans for the future, but he won't tell.
ERMA ROMAINE MURPHY
"Irish" . . . doubly protected by
"Bobbies" . . . musical versatility
quiet . . . hails from Peach Bottom
JOANNA H. NORRIS
Striking red hair . . . classical dignity . . .
magnificent soprano . . . faithful devotion
to Yale . . . skirt and sweater addict . . .
tall and stately . . . procrastinator.
MARY ALICE O'DONNEL
Capable drum majorette . . . favorite of
the Conserv profs . . . Jim's her man . . .
enticing eyes . . . winning smile . . . her
kettle drums know who's boss . . . proud of
her home, Waynesboro.
Loval Philo member . . . assistant student
manager of basketball team . . . full of tricks
. . .the "Ox". . . always talks of the week-
end with Red . . . always gets in that last
word . . . self-stvled comedian.
CHARLES ELMER POMERANING
"I just flunked another one
tempered . . . "But, Dr. Lotz'
Dutch Club .
gifts of ties.
. . even
and those dreams . . . lots
. the economics brain . . .
RICHARD GEORGE PYE
English major ... an all-round guy . . .
Philo . . . Wig and Buckle . . . main inter-
ests, a Chevrolet and Nancy . . . Gilbert and
Sullivan fiend . . . apple polisher . . .
"Where's my riders?" . . . amazing discus-
sions with Huft.
JOSEPH LEO RADAI
"Radar" . . . accepted for medical school
. . . talks wisely on many subjects . . . quiet
. . . studious . . . ex-Navy goldbraid . . .
dislikes publicity . . • strives for exactness
in the lab.
ELMER LEON REAMER
Eager chess enthusiast . . . hobby is radio
. . . Harrisburg jokester . . . part-time disc
jockey . . . nuclear physicist . . . recently
became a papa . . . drums up business for
WABX . . , highway menace.
JANE ESTHER REED
Transfer from Randolph Macon . . . glis-
tening blond hair . . . original wardrobe . . .
psych major . . . horn-rimmed glasses . . .
an inhabitant of West Hall . . . that co-ed
look . . . knits beautiful argyle socks.
STUART KINSEL REMLEY
Calls Hummelstown home . . . terrorizer
of women . . . pin ball artist . . . lab.
jokester . . . pre-med . . . one track mind
. . . "Howya doin', Mack?"
The silver flash ... all night radio listen-
er .. . "Got a dollar?" . . . future medical
missionary to his home: Africa . . . the early
bird, up at five . . . careful with his passport
— a British subject . . . amateur photog-
RICHARD PAUL REYNOLDS
Chemistry major . . . Mechanicsburg com-
muter . . . plavs bridge with the best of
them . . . whiz in calculus . . . plays in that
famed axe league . . . excels in his studies
. . . his future lies in the scientific world.
IRWIN JOHN ROEMIG
Former Air Force man . . . ofl^ we go into
the wild blue yonder . . . wife is a nurse
. . . "We only live once" . . . "How's my
boy today?" . . . looking for snap courses
. . . slinger of history books.
LA\'ERNE EUGENE ROHRBAUGH
Friendly . . . excellent student . . . sin-
cere Christian . . . sharp eye on Shirley in
York . . . ardent follower of sports . . . ad-
ROSE MARIE ROOT
'"Rosie" . . . petite . . . expert with the
cards . . . jitterbug fiend . . . assortment of
fur coats . . . record enthusiast . . . pleasing
personality . . . always eager for Friday's
evening meal . . . unlimited wardrobe.
WILLIAM ALGER ROTHROCK, III
A plugger who knows where he's going
and how to get there ... a true sportsman
with rod or gun ... an open hearted fellow
who'd literally give you the shirt off his back
. . . his residence in Harrisburg is a second
home to his friends.
PAUL H. SADLER
"Ohhhhhhhh" . . . man about town . . .
smooth dresser . . . P-way gab session . . .
"Say, did you hear the one about" . . .
blushes easily . . . loads of fun . . . depend-
able . . . that's our Pablo.
Danseuse extraordinaire . . . life of the
party ... a dozen nicknames and a man for
every mood . . . devotee of Dorothy Parker
. . . La Vie's morale-builder . . . always
has a snappy come-back . . . vivacious per-
sonality . . . "It must be sack!"
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MARIAN ELEANOR SCHWALM
Intellectually stimulating . . . possesses
career-woman qualities . . . Green Blotter
. . . debating . . . social work her supreme
objective . . . shy until you know her . . .
CHARLES R. SHOLLENBERGER
Man with ideals . . . conservative gentle-
man . . . versatile . . . dependable . . .
studious . . . "Let's talk it over after class"
. . . Business Ad. major . . . long distance
CHESTER JOHN SHERMAN, JR.
Partial to Fords . . . engaged to Betty Ann
. . . enjoys the quiet life . . . junior execu-
tive . . . blinding socks . . . free taxi service
to Lebanon . . . model airplane bug.
VINCENT ALLEN SHERMAN
Waring's associate . . . frequenter of the
P-way . . . flashing red hair . . . holder of
two copyrights . . . sergeant at "arms" . . .
plays terrific guitar . . . has definite ideas
. . . moody . . . borrows from Baker and
Baker borrows back — confusing, ain't?
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PAUL O. SHETTLE, JR.
Friendly . . . sociology major . . . (
nithology is his hobby . . . interested
philosophy . . . proud family man .
right at home in Annville.
ELLA MAE SHULTZ
Typical American girl . . . rare com-
bination of Conservite and athlete . . .
Blondie from Boston . . . two male interests,
George and brother, Bob . . . keeps the
post office buzzing.
DOROTHY MARIE SMITH
"Dot" . . . faithful assistant of Dr. Huth
. . . easy going . . . pleasing personality . . .
lover of civilization . . . frequent occupant
of the library . . . roots for the "Philadelphia
Athletics" . . . favorite pastime — sleeping.
JOSEPH DORSET SMITH, JR.
"Just call me Joe" ... a sparkling per-
sonality . . . let's give 'em a charge, huh?
. . . contagious laugh . . . capable leader
. . . has qualities of a spiritual minister . . .
Y. M. C. A. enthusiast.
GILBERT DONALD SNYDER
Played an excellent role in The Fool . . .
genial Gil . . . "Have a Kool?" . . . student
teacher . . . another one of those Palmyra
bovs . . . married . . . blond . . . sociable
. . . community minded citizen.
PAUL J. SP ANGLER
Biology and Phyllis consume most of his
time ... a good lab assistant . . . answers
to a certain whistle outside the Men's dorm
... a sportsman at heart . . . his bug's on
display at Smithsonian.
RUSSELL IRWIN STEINER
Charter member of the Gas House gang
. . . sports fan . . . slow and sarcastic con-
versationalist . . . Chem brain . . . lab cut-
up .. . high scorer in the axe league . . .
nocturnal meanderer . . . Harvey, the second.
CAWLEY RICHARD STINE
"Dick" . . . can always be found in the
Chem. lab ... a pleasing personality . . .
married man . . . preparing for graduate
school ... an ardent member of the piinball
06 class . . . knows something on all subjects.
JOHN DAVID STINE
Family man . . . reformed musician . . .
Business Ad. ma|or . . . future graduate
student in political science . . . always cut-
ting classes and not getting a cut ... a
graduate of pinball 76.
RUTH PATRICIA SUTTON
Favorite pastimes: sleeping and knitting
SOX for Steele — Bob, that is . . . patriotic
New Jersey-ite . . . political science student
. . . she'd be a good lawver.
FREDERICK SYDNEY TICE
"Fred" ... a personality that would sell
the Brooklyn Bridge ... a future Wall Street
broker . . . one of L. V.'s many married men
. . . interested in politics of Lebanon.
CHARLES W. TOME
Mel Torme . . . sports ed. . . . standing
reservation for love seat with Sid . . . L. V.'s
self-appointed football scout ... a place for
everything and everything in its place.
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"Nick" . . . "Get out of my sight" . . .
conscientious . . . hard working . . . sure
to get ahead in the business world . . . owner
of the iron head . . . "you're up."
DEAN THOMAS WALTERS
Medicine or bust ... a very able student
. great collector of jazz records . . .would
like to know more about astronomy, with a
woman, if possible . . . "Oh, that stupid
LUZETTA JANE WARFEL
"Lu" . . . faithful to Sheridan Hall . . .
gorgeous black hair . . . petite . . . obliging
waitress . . . pianist superba . . . jolly . . .
easy to know and like . . . romance with Bill.
JANET KERR WEAVER
"Jannie" . . . enviable curls . . . inex-
haustible supply of skirts and sweaters . . .
seldom seen without Marsh . . . superb
talent for playing popular music . . . mama
for jewelry . . . unusual athletic ability.
LOIS MAE WENGER
A new face on our campus . . . quiet . . .
ambitious . . . sweet disposition . . . con-
scientious student . . . cherishes high ideals
. . . carries an air of efficiency . . . future
DOROTHY ELIZABETH WERNER
"Dot". . . our Palmyra pride . . .always
dependable . . . studious . . . charming
personality . . . always willing to help . . .
dean's list standby.
VIRGINIA MAE WERNER
Our little radical idealist . . . concerned
with the troubles of humanity . . . wants to
go into social work and politics . . . likes
people who are different.
RAYMOND JOHN WIDMANN
"Sleepy" . . . comfort can be found only
in sleeping ... a Hershey Jr. College alum-
nus . . . preparing for a career in medicine
. . . talks without encouragement . . .
"As I was saying."
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. . . married . .
key" Weiman .
as his name .
advocate for more Chapel cuts.
. . pinball machine addict
shares house with "Whis-
. mad driver ... as witty
. "Yawker" . . . strong
KARL L. WOLF, JR.
Terrific tenor sax . . . flashy clothes and a
new Chewy ... a Kenton fan . . . speed-
runs from Lebanon to South Hall . . . "Hi",
MARY CATHERINE WOLF
Ephrata accent . . . short girl with long
eyelashes. . . Glee Club contralto . . ."My
lands, you mean you don't like limburger
cheese?" . . . waitress . . . witty conver-
sationalist . . . flutist.
JOSEPH HUGHES YEAKEL
His heart belongs to Lois . . . energetic
worker . . . one of our football men . . .
good sport . . . Philosophy major . . . red-
nosed Bardolph of Henry I\^.
WILLIAM JAMES YINGST
Industrious business manager of the Qidttie
. . . Chem major and lab assistant . . . not
only on the ball but chained to it, i.e. ring-
wise . . . "Oh! I guess you want Paul" . . .
next year's class treasurer . . . cares little for
tradition . . . his future rests on the behavior
MELVIN RAY ZEIGLER
"Mel" ... a married man . . . one of
Lotz's star pupils ... a personality that is
hard to beat . . . adjutant of the Conner-
Streicher Post ... a local man and proud of
it . . . his place is in high finance.
THOMAS MILTON ZIMMERMAN
One of Dr. Black's boys . . . intends to
teach Math or Chemistry . . . ready sense of
humor . . . consistently witty . . . blond
. . . married.
DOROTHY ELIZABETH ZINK
"Dottie" . . . beautiful blue eyes . . .
conductor of group singing . . . extremely
co-operative . . . seven piano pupils . . .
faculty waitress . . . knitting novice.
Sophomore Class Officers
President Salvatore Fiorello
Vice-President John C. Smith
Secretary Geraldine Rothermal
Treasurer Stephen Crowell
Sophomore Class History
Never in the history of Lebanon Valley has one class brought about so many changes — both tangible and intangible —
as the class which entered in September, 1946. In opening its doors to hundreds of ex GI's the college, in common with every
institution of higher learning in the country, felt the impact of a freshman class almost as large as its entire pre-war enroll-
With the expansion of the physical plant and enlargement of the faculty came other changes which were destined to
have a profound effect upon everyone associated with the college. Gone were many of the time-honored traditions long
held to be an indispensable part of campus life. Serious-minded Joe Veteran replaced easygoing Joe College as the personi-
fication of the average college student; and the freshman class, because of its size and maturity, commanded enough respect
to bring about virtual abandonment of freshman rules.
Early in its first year the Class of 1950 elected John Charles Smith to its presidency, and defeated the sophomore class
7 to 6 in their annual football game. The "Frosh Frolic" was held in the Annville High School gym in April.
At the beginning of this year the newly elevated sophomores reorganized, elected Sal Fiorello president, and set about
formulating a class constitution.
In November the sophomores dragged the freshmen into the Quittie to win the annual tug-of-war, and defeated a younger,
lighter freshman football team, 13 to 6.
Whether or not the tremendous influence the Class of 1950 has had upon the college in the two years just passed has brought
about changes of a permanent nature is a matter of conjecture — but it is certain that it will continue to have a profound
effect on campus life during its two remaining years at Lebanon Valley.
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freshman Class Officers
President Robert Shultz
Vice-President William Miller
Secretary Elizabeth Zimmerman
Treasurer David Miller
freshman Class History
Almost equal in size to last year's record-shattering freshman class, the class of 1951 at first was uncertain
of its social status as freshmen. An abortive attempt on the part of the upperclassmen to revive some of the
defunct freshman rules met with defeat chiefly because the prestige of the veteran was still to be felt among
both freshmen and upperclassmen.
Shortly after the beginning of the school year the class organized and elected Robert Shultz as its president.
For the first time in many years the freshman class was spared the ritual of feigning shock and horror at
the drama of a not-so-secret campus murder.
As a class the freshmen have been at a disadvantage: the stiotlight has continued to focus on the predom-
inantly veteran upper classes.
Because of the fine cooperation on behalf of the male dorm students, the Senate, as a gov-
erning body, was able to "walk softly and carry a big stick" during the '47-'48 term.
Outside of a few minor incidents the male dorm students caused the Senators little concern,
thereby permitting much more freedom to each individual and allowing the Senators to
be freed from the role of "trouble hunters." The faculty gave fine cooperation to the Senate
during the past term, allowing the Senate to do just as it saw fit. By this means, much of the
traditional trivial friction between student and Senate, and in like manner, between Senate
and faculty, was eliminated.
Cooperating with the Jiggerboard, the Senate helped stage the Christmas banquet and
dance. The Senate also supervised the intramural program in football and basketball.
Jiggerboard, the organization referred to occasionally as the "Gestapo," is the Women's
Student Government Association. This group of girls entertains — usually Mondays before
dinner — a chosen few of the freshman girls and others who accidentally (to give them the
benefit of the doubt) break the rules made for them. Friendly, capable, and efficient, this
group corrects all shortcomings after having discovered them. Some of its more pleasant
activities include sponsoring the annual Christmas dance and "Gander Weekend."
Women's Commuters' Council
The duty of the Women's Commuters' Council, or W. C. C. as it is commonly known, is
to generally direct and control the women day-students and to try to solve their problems.
In the fall of the year a mild initiation and a test of the "L" Book were planned by them
for the new freshmen. The initiation was followed by a party for these same young women.
As is the custom, a Christmas party was held in the day-student rooms on December eight-
eenth. The Christmas decorations, put up by the freshmen, greatly added to the spirit of
the affair. Delicious refreshments were served. Christmas presents, which were exchanged
by the girls, were placed under the Christmas tree.
Another party was held on February thirteenth at which time the "Heart Sisters" were
On March fifth the day-students held their annual semi-formal dance in the Spanish Room
of the Hershey Hotel. This was, as usual, one of the high spots on the Lebanon Valley social
Ate/f's Day Student Congress
This governing body is composed of four seniors, four juniors, three sophomores and one
freshman. Its purpose is to promote day students' activities and to act as intermediary in
disputes between the students and the administration. This year the Congress, in cooperation
with the Women's Commuter Council, has held a dance at the Hotel Hershey, run a ping-pong
tournament, held the annual "axe league" and dealt with a number of issues arising from
problems peculiar to the day student. Also, upon obtaining faculty approval, the
Congress has rewritten its constitution so as to enable the students to nominate their own
candidates for election to the Congress.
The attempt to reinstitute freshman rules met with indifferent response from the students.
It is felt by the Congress that one way to engender more school spirit and solidify the freshman
class is to have a freshman program beginning in early fall.
Student faculty Council
The need for a centralized coordinating body on campus has become exceedingly im-
perative. The Student Faculty Council is now laying the foundations to alleviate this con-
dition. With the approval of its new constitution it hopes to do more than serve merely as
a channel to register dates for activities and as a clearing body for suggestions and criti-
cisms from the student body.
The Council is composed of a representative from each organization and three faculty
members. Its officers are Glenn Hall, Pres.; Karl Miller, V. Pres.; Elaine Heilman, Sec; Vir-
ginia Vought, Treas.
Art Editor . . .
Assistants . . .
Martha J. Matter
. . Nancy Meyer
. Betty Ruth Jones
Betty Ann Briody
Associate Editor . . .
JAen s Sports Editor
Women's Sports Editor
Robert H. Miller
. . Ronald Baker
. . . Esther Bell
. . Richard Pye
Business Manager William Yingst
Advertising Manager .... Beatrice Meiser
Assistants Chester Sherman
The Qitittie, like every other organization on campus this year, has suffered from the general
apathy; however, there are always a faithful few who are willing to work and sacrifice that
a dream might come true. Handicapped by the late elections, the staff, when finally chosen,
set to work with enthusiasm. After a while copy slowly dribbled in, lines began to appear on
blank sheets of paper, and the pile of photographs rose higher and higher. As the hectic
months passed — too quickly so far as getting an infinite amount of things done, too slowly,
inasmuch as the work seemed without end — the enthusiasm was slightly dampened, but
never the determination.
Bill Yingst deserves all possible praise. Not only did he serve as business manager, but
also solicited advertising, and performed many of the duties of an editor. Nancy Meyer is
especially to be commended for her carefully executed drawings, as is Beattie Meiser for her
splendid results with the advertising.
Bob Miller, George Ely, and Marycarol Salzman gave unstintingly of their time to help
with the layout, do an enormous amount of typing, and write some of the articles. Bob Miller
is also responsible for the cartoons. Ronnie Baker proved a very able, cooperative, and hard-
working sports editor, while Martha Miller and Glenn Hall were the mainstays of the writ-
ing staff. Bob McCoy went out of his way to help with photographs and informals during
the last minute rush.
All in all, the staff, though small, accomplished amazing things in the face of difficulties,
including a minor war with the Student-Faculty Council, and deserves the praise and recog-
nition of the student body.
La Vie Collegienne
La Vie Collegienne is put out by a handful of galley slaves whose toil is
never ending and never rewarded. Once a bi-weekly, then a weekly, the
paper's appearances this year have been more or less sporadic, according to
its financial status and the whims of its editors. Lack of funds, and lack of
interest on the part of the students during the second semester constituted
great handicaps for the staff, but it is hoped that matters will improve next
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LA VIE COLLEGIENNE
Vol. XXIV— No. 11
Thursday, February 12, 1948
LA VIE COLLEGIENNE is published weekly throughout the college year, except
holiday vacations and examination periods, by the students of Lebanon Valley Col-
lege, Annville, Pennsylvania.
LA VIE is a member of the Associated Collegiate Press and the Intercollegiate Press.
National advertising is secured through the National Advertising Service, Inc., College
Publishers Representative, New York, N. Y.
Doris Clements George Ely
News Editor Glenn Hall
Feature Editors Marycarol Salzman, Nan Urich
Sports Editors Charles Tome, William Fisher
Exchange Editor Ruth Gearhart
Staff Photographer James Gregg
Art Editor Robert Sourbier
Cartoonist Robert Miller
Advisors Drs. Struble, Wallace, and Rutledge
Business Managers Melvyn Bowman, John Marshall
Circulation Managers Robert McCoy, Howard Kreider
Advisor Dr. John F. Lotz
Esther Bell Rhoda Zeigler Donald Paine Vivian Werner
Robert Howard Irving Mall Russell Getz John Saylor
James Parsons Helen Nicoll Robert Bomgardner Richard Moller
Frank Huff Jeanne Bozarth Joanne Kessler Louis Fried
Glenn Woods Jay Flocken Richard Pye Samuel Rutherford
Wig and Buckle
It is to the Wig and Buckle Club that aspiring Thespians turn for outlet of their talents.
Among the younger clubs on campus, it was organized in 1935 and has been increasing in
popularity since its beginning.
Every phase of theater work is afforded to members of the Wig and Buckle Club. Mem-
bership participation in acting, directing, make-up, scenery, properties, or one of the other
activities connected with presentation of a play is required. However, any student interested
in dramatics is invited to club membership and the monthly meetings.
The club presented two one-act plays as part of the entertainment during home-coming
weekend. "Who Killed Me?" and "The Bronze Lady and the Crystal Gentleman" provided
a direct contrast to each other, the first being a serious study, while the second brought much
laughter from the audience.
As its major production for the year the club chose Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness,"
which, under the direction of the club's advisor Dr. George G. Struble, was very much
enjoyed by the students
The newcomers to Lebanon Valley's stage along with the tried and true members have
cooperated to complete another year of dramatic activities.
This campus institution holds forth intellectually every month during the school year as,
at the meetings, the roll call moves inexorably on to each member for a reading of his latest
effort, whether his muse has worked or not.
On these Wednesday nights are heard original poems, essays, short stories, and literary
discussions where inspiration is the keynote and preparation is the password.
Criticism, by members, of each other's works, though vigorous and often unrelenting, is
nevertheless impersonal and constructive.
Creative endeavor is made more enjoyable by the informal atmosphere of Dr. Struble's
fireside and the hostess, Mrs. Struble.
Religious Coordinating Council
The Religious Coordinating Council has two duties to perform during the school year.
They are: the coordinating of all Religious activities on the campus, and sponsoring the an-
nual Religious Emphasis Week. The latter of these is the council's outstanding project.
Religious Emphasis Week on the campus is increasing in popularity each year. The council
is doing its best to meet the special needs created by the increase in the college population.
The council depends upon the student body to make its program a plus on campus. It is
one of the few organizations on the campus which, although directed by a few, is run by and
for the many.
It is composed of the following: President, Joseph H. Yeakel; Secretary, Erma Gainor;
Virginia Vought, Roger Keech, Joseph Smith, Alvin Hildebrand.
Philo's hope for a stronger organization has, in part, been realized. At the close of this,
its seventy-ninth year of existence, Phi Lambda Sigma has at last made its long-awaited
Early in the year twenty-two men were initiated into the society. In their honor a hay
ride and a joint dance with its sister society Clio, were staged. One of the year's outstanding
activities was the gala dinner-dance held by Philo and Clio. The affair took place at the New
Brunswick Hotel in Lancaster. Music for the occasion was provided by Johnny Adams' band.
During the year the new constitution was written and presented to the faculty for approval.
Pins and blue sweaters with gold insignia were ordered. The election of next year's officers
was held in April.
With the help of the foothold it has obtained this year, Philo hopes in time to regain its
former position of eminence on the campus.
Clio, observing its 75th anniversary, is theoldestof the women's literary societies. Through-
out many years it has possessed the ancient traditions of Minerva as its patron goddess, and
has retained the owl, the svmbo! of wisdom and the olive branch of unchallenged victory.
Clio's rush week was the scene of many activities. Members and their guests, the freshman
girls, hiked to the banks of the Quittie where they found a delicious lunch awaiting them.
The annual tea held in Clio Hall featured a fashion show which presented a wardrobe es-
pecially designed for the college girl on L. V.'s campus. The models were attired in clothes
for everything from hikes to dances. The hall was beautifully decorated with fall flowers,
leaves, and ivy, while candles on the table lent a romantic atmosphere.
During the past year Clio Hall has been redecorated and the constitution revised. It was
decided that in the future officers will not be changed at the end of each semester, but will be
retained for the entire year. Clionians look back upon the Anniversary dinner dance held
jointlv with Philo at the Hotel Brunswick in Lancaster with pleasant glowing memories.
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Kalo is again going strong after the interruption due to the war. Some of the highlights
for the year are: a smoker with Andy Kerr present to show movies of the East- West game,
the Kalo sign at football games (no opposition from Philo), the potential excitement of a
duel with Philo (dramatic of course), and then, the initiation with last year's pledges pre-
siding. Incidentally, they proved to be quite an ingenious group! Night of January 16th,
the play for Kalo-Delphian weekend, brought some new talent on the stage of L. V. C. The
biggest event of the year came in January with the invasion of the campus by Kale's new
idea— L. V. JACKETS, designed by Kalo.
"I want to be a friend of yours, zoom, zoom, and a little bit more." That's the way the
Delphians greeted their "rushes " with a hike to Kreider's, w^here the ceremonial candles
floated obligingly down the Quittie, and a tea, Chinese style, complete to tapestries on the
walls and fans on the curtains. The initiation was a gruesome event, but miracle of miracles,
In March, during the long-planned and awaited anniversary weekend, an audience-jury
gave the Kalo-Delphian cast of Night of January 16th its surprise climax. There are many still
debating that decision. Could a weekend terminate in any better way than in a ballroom
with happy couples in formal attire taking full advantage of the music of Johnnie Eckert?
And so, this year is remembered, not only for its successful social functions, but for the friend-
ships and ideals formed in so doing.
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Organized in 1945, the Psychology Club of Lebanon Valley has been ever growing in
strength and scope of activity. Although the club was originally designed for those majoring
in Psychology, anyone professing an interest in this field is welcome to attend and participate
in the monthly meetings. This year the club program included a revision of the constitution,
varied and interesting topics for discussion, and lectures — all pertaining to present day prob-
lems and opportunities in the many different phases of Psychology. In the future it is con-
templated that the club's activities will be supplemented by field trips, and that new books
will be added to the club library.
One of the most active organizations on campus, the Chemistry Club, under the energetic
and capable advisorship of Dr. Bender, provides both entertainment and enlightenment for
its members. Composed of students having an interest in the field of Chemistry, the club
offers them the opportunity of keeping abreast of the latest developments in the chemical
world. In addition to the "news," which is a part of every meeting, movies, guest speakers,
and actual field trips, give the members an inside view of the chemical industries. Through
the policy of having student speakers, the club offers its members the opportunity of gaining
valuable experience in the preparation and presentation of reports.
Student Affiliate Chapter of A. C. S.
On December 6, 1947 a charter was granted by the American Chemical Society to the
Lebanon Valley College Chapter of Student Affiliates. This marked the beginning of the first
organization on campus with national affiliation. The Student Affiliate Chapter is one of the
first places in which persons anticipating a career in Chemistry have the opportunity of work-
ing with those of like training and ambitions, thus starting the development of the profes-
sional side of the student.
Well organized under the direction of Dr. Bender, the Student Affiliate Chapter promises
to become a "must" for those whose interest is "better things for better living through
The Robin Hoods of the powder horn are represented on campus by members of the newly-
formed Rifle Club. The club boasts membership in the National Rifle Association of America.
Members may shoot on any N. R. A. range in the country. Intercollegiate matches are to be
planned and dreams of an indoor range on campus grow with the treasury. The shooting this
year was done at the National Guard indoor range in Lebanon.
Legionnaires of L I/. C
Although less than three years have elapsed since its inception, the campus veterans'
organization, for all intents and purposes, has ceased to exist. This year marked the disso-
lution of the Legionnaires of L. V. C. as an official campus organization, following a waning
of interest which began last year. It is possible that the disinclination of Lebanon Valley
ex-GLs to retain their identity as a campus entity is proof of their complete assimilation into
civilian — and particularly, college — life.
Before its demise the Legionnaires made an abortive attempt to petition the college to
extend the length of this year's summer session to twelve weeks instead of the six weeks
Plans for its annual dinner-dance were abandoned largely because of a dearth of paid-up
memberships. A last-minute fund-raising campaign produced negligible results, and those
who had paid their dues had them returned.
With the closing-out of its accounts, the brief history of the Valley's most exclusive or-
ganization came to its unpublicized end.
This year for the firs: time in a decade, L. V. C. organized a debating society. Rev. Souders,
the advisor, and Frank HufF, student manager worked hard to form some effective machinery
with the hope of a permanent campus organization.
Debating the accepted topic for this year, "Resolved, that a Federal World Government
should be established," the nuclear orators argued with teams representing Elizabethtown,
Lock Haven State Teachers College, Juniata, Albright, and Temple University.
Members of the society alternated positions on the teams in actual debating. In their many
sessions of argument, they managed to eliminate useless ideas and were able to include many
new thoughts in the debates.
In spite of their inexperience, the debaters have shown promise and expect to bring home
a few laurels for L. V. C. in the future.
Life Work Recruits
"And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus — " Col. 3: 17.
The Life Work Recruits is one of the religious organizations on campus which carries on
a two-fold purpose. It seeks, first of all, to enrich and stimulate Christian activities within
the group through various religious programs. It endeavors to advance the spiritual atmos-
phere of Lebanon Valley College by a renewing of the mind and heart in the lives of all its
In addition to this, its members reach out to the Evangelical United Brethren Church, and
various other churches in this vicinity, where they send deputations to conduct special
musical numbers and the "spoken word." This service may only be for Sunday morning,
it might be for the entire day, or it might be a service during the week.
The Life Work Recruits have also carried on some social action programs this year. They
conducted a service at the Lebanon County Old People's Home in November and cooperated
with the Y's in a service at the Masonic Homes in Elizabethtown just before the Christmas
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y. w. c. A.
The Y. W. C. A. is the outstanding religious group on campus for women. The activities
of the "Y" begin with a week-end retreat, held prior to the opening of school in the Fall,
during which time plans are laid for Freshman Week as well as for the whole school year.
During Freshman Week every effort is made to welcome the new members of our student
body and help them to get acquainted with one another and with the school. Throughout
the year the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. work in cooperation to present weekly Thursday
evening Fellowship Hour and Sunday evening Vesper services. They also sponsor the three
pre-holiday early morning sunrise services. In addition to the religious work the Y. W. co-
ordinates a social and recreational program and helps sponsor the Annual May Day fete. In
the spring the Y. W. C. A. has charge of Heart Sister Week and Mother's Weekend.
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"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man."
The Y. M. C. A. has always been a dominant force in college affairs. The Men's "Y"
Cabinet has tried to plan a well-rounded program, physically, morally, and socially on the
Lebanon Valley College campus. Each year it sponsors Dad's Day, keeps the "Y" room in
the Men's Dormitory functioning and cooperates with the Y. W. C. A. and faculty in spon-
soring the activities of Freshman Week as well as various programs throughout the school
year. The " Y " has done its best to create a richer Christian spirit on the campus . The programs
have been geared to the needs of every student, and its aim has been to be a benefit to the
entire student body in every possible way.
freshman "Y" Cabinet
The Freshman "Y" Cabinet consists of members of the Freshman Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A.
who work together as a unit under the guidance of their advisors, Hattie Cook and Harry
Hoffman. They helped to arrange the activities for "Heart Sister Week," "Mother's Week-
end," and "Dad's Day," and took charge of the Vesper Services and Fellowship Programs
assigned to them.
Members of the Cabinet are: Pat Riihiluoma, Florence Dunkleberger, Detty Edelman,
Dorothea Lynn, Jeanne Stine, Nancy Lutz, Miriam Fuller, and Ruth Gluck of the Y. W. C. A.,
and John Heck and Glenn Woods of the Y. M. C. A.
The American Red Cross College Unit provides an organization through which students
are enabled to help to plan and administer their volunteer activities in the community, na-
tional, and international Red Cross programs.
Participation of Lebanon Valley students is under the guidance of the Lebanon chapter
of the Red Cross. Members of the campus unit have gained experience in the development
of a sense of social responsibility through the opportunities they have had for acquiring
skills in planning, participation, and administration of civic activities.
One of the services of the Lebanon Valley unit this year was a class in swimming and
water safety. Members served as instructors for students and others who were interested in
this phase of safety.
An outstanding achievement was the work done for the Veterans' Administration Hospital
in Lebanon. The Conservatory's dance-band and other campus talent cooperated in bringing
entertainment to hospitalized ex-GI's. A number of card-parties were sponsored at the hos-
pital for the patients.
Children at the Jonestown Orphanage were guests at an Easter party held for them by the
The feeling that their work is appreciated by those to whom the Red Cross extends a help-
ing hand will continue to keep the Lebanon Valley College Unit a motivating force for ser-
vice to campus and community.
Appearing for the first time this year, the Radio Workshop is one of hundreds of similar
organizations which have sprung up on college campuses throughout the nation as the result
of the war-proven value of radio — not only as a powerful cultural, educational, and enter-
tainment force, but as a career worthy of the consideration of college graduates.
With thecooperationofStationWLBR in Lebanon, Workshop members have had an oppor-
tunity to study the intricacies of commercial radio through actual broadcasting experiences.
At the time of his enrollment in the Workshop each member is placed in a specialized group
according to his interest in one or more of the manifold aspects of radio production, such as
script-writing, announcing, producing, dramatics, music, or sound-effects. Under the guid-
ance of WLBR staff personnel, and faculty members with radio experience, members are in-
structed in the preparation and production of a variety of types of radio programs.
Although its primary purpose is to provide its members with a practical working-knowl-
edge of radio. Workshop broadcasts have had a secondary effect in bringing Lebanon Valley
College into the homes of the people of nearby communities, thereby further acquainting them
with the college.
Der Deutsche Verein
This year witnessed the rebirth of the Deutsche Verein, which for several years had been
extinct due to World War II. The club is under the able advisorship of Dr. Huth, a new
German professor on L. V.'s campus.
Since the reorganization meeting of the club, the group has sponsored varied activities.
Meetings are held semi-monthly, at which the German language is used in conversation,
German songs are sung, and interesting anecdotes are related by those members, who through
war service, have had the opportunity of visiting Germany.
The outstanding project of the first semester was the presentation of a German Christmas
play. Das Krippenspiel. The cast was well chosen, costuming was extremely realistic, acting
was superb — in short, it was judged an overwhelming success by everyone present. The pro-
ceeds from the play were contributed in their entirety to the World Student Service Fund.
The second semester was devoted to the broadening of the members' appreciation of Ger-
man culture through the medium of several Kaffeeklatschen and other interesting programs.
During the Kaffeeklatschen German phonograph records furnished background music for
German conversation over the coffee cups.
This organization has been the means of renewed interest in German tradition and culture.
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MARY JANE ECKERT
CHARLES P. YEAGI.EY
BETTY RUTH JONES
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The Symphony Orchestra is the most advanced of the instrumental music groups on Leba-
non Valley's campus. Membership in the orchestra is indeed an honor, making any Conservite
swell with pride at this attainment. The Symphony concerts are anticipated by Conservatory
students, alumni, and lovers of good music.
Members are taken from all classes, the criteria of selection being the ability of the student,
and the needs of the orchestra in maintaining well-balanced instrumentation.
The concerts given in the past year, including such compositions as the "Overture to Ober-
on," by Von Weber, and Morton Gould's "Revival," were among the most difficult ever per-
formed by the group. Professor Rutledge's demands for the best from every member, both in
class periods and in long evening rehearsals, seemed to intensify each one's determination to
present a highly successful performance.
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The Glee Club deserves much praise, borh for professional-like performances, and for the
beautiful blending of its trained voices. This organization gave programs at Reading, West
Lawn, New Holland, Philadelphia, Allentown, Lykens, and Millersburg, which were in-
cluded in the spring concert tour. The Glee Club was also heard in a Sunday afternoon con-
cert at the Forum in Harrisburg, and was featured in the Spring Music Festival.
The annual tour is a highlight of the year for members of the group, and is packed with
good times (remember Asher and his umbrella?), good food, and good folks. It provides
bull session material for weeks afterward.
A great honor was paid the Glee Club in being chosen to represent Pennsylvania at the
Meeting of the Eastern Division of the National Music Educators Association, which was
held at Scranton, Pa., last spring. "Dry Bones," and all the other fine numbers were met
here, as elsewhere, with enthusiastic approval.
This smart-stepping, streamlined group furnishes a real added attraction at our football
games, and the girls work hard to perfect the colorful drills that are performed. Occasionally
we hear a sour note, but practice (even at 8 a. m.) makes perfect, is their motto.
Under the capable baton of Professor Rutledge, the Girls' Band add that "extra touch"
to all appearances of combined bands.
Worthy of much praise is the precisely-coordinated Marching Band, which enlivens all
our football games. The band provides harmonious and peppy strains for the college rooters,
and at the same time performs the drills with precision. Behind this scene are many hours of
This year under the direction of Bandmaster Rutledge and the twirling Drum Majorette
O'Donnell, the band was better than ever.
The Concert Band, which is supplemented by concert instruments, presents an equally
striking picture in their blue and white uniforms; and their concerts receive much praise
from critical audiences.
The Lebanon Valley College Chorus, which is made up of approximately 100 voices, is
a credit to Professor Rutledge's skilled leadership. The Music Festival performance included
Mendelssohn's oratorio. The Elijah, and was notable for fine interpretation and fervent spirit.
Thursday afternoon rehearsals may feature a Conserv Formal skit, or even a generous
visit from Santa Claus (in the person of Dick Moyer), and are open to all Conservatory stu-
dents and any other interested college students.
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With Coach "Andy" Kerr, former Colgate University master mind, at the helm, Lebanon Valley
College experienced its best season in almost ten years, winning five games, losing two, and tying one.
It was a hectic and thrilling season made especially memorable bv its utter unpredictability and topsy-
turvy twists and turns.
Squeaking past Moravian, 21-20, in its opening contest, the Blue and White was resoundingly
thumped 41-0, by Franklin and Marshall, but then went on to chalk up four straight victories,
including a well-deserved and very satisfying triumph over the Albright Lions, 31-7.
The highlight of the season, along with the victory over Albright, was the Dutchmen's sensational
13-7 upset of Scranton University, a team which seemed slated for a bowl bid until disaster struck it
in the form of a Blue and White thunderbolt.
The low-water mark of the year was the 41-0 lacing handed out by the rough-and-ready aggre-
gation of Franklin and Marshall and the stunning 20-6 jolt delivered so neatly by the Juniata Indians;
but the redeeming factor in the whole picture was the acquisition of "Andy" Kerr as head coach and
the thought of his return next year with almost his entire squad. The future appears bright, indeed,
for Lebanon Valley's pigskin warriors.
Brilliant line plav by Captain Paul Mateyak, at tackle, and guards Walt Gage and Bill Keeler featured
the activities of the fast, hard-charging forward wall, while the superb passing, kicking, and general-
ship of quarterback Herb Eckenroth provided the outstanding magic in the backfield as well as kept
the Valley grid machine moving.
Walt Gage, speedy sophomore guard, whose "educated toe" was solely instrumental in one Blue
and White victory, was honored in the All-State selections by being picked for the All-State third team.
1H7 football Season
L. V.C. Opp
October 4 — Moravian at Lebanon 21 20
October 11 — Franklin and Marshall at Lancaster 41
October 18— Mt. St. Mary's at Lebanon 35
October 24 — Hofstra at Lebanon (Night) 27 6
November 8 — Albright at Reading 31 7
November 15 — Penna. Military College at Lebanon
November 22 — Juniata at Huntingdon 6 20
November 27 — Scranton at Scranton 13 7
SCORING TD EP Total
Bob Hess 4 24
Charles Witman 4 24
Hank DiJohnson 3 18
Walt Gage 13 13
Guy Euston 2 12
Marsh Gemberling 2 12
Jim Magee 2 12
Peter Gamber 1 6
Jim McWilliams 1 6
Bill Keeler 1 6
Encountering the keenest competition in years, Coach Ralph Mease's "mitey mites" redeemed
what might be called a spotty, although fairly successful season, by their positively colorful and at
times, sensational performances. Off to what seemed like a fine start, the Flying Dutchmen dropped
two games after winning their first two, then won another, floundered and dropped three more straight,
bounced back with an impressive 80-64 victory over Moravian, and went on to conclude a rather
successful but erratic season.
Of the five games that the Mease-men lost early in the season, four of them, with the exception of
the LaSalle debacle, were dropped by a total of only ten points.
Leading the way for the Dutchmen were Captain Rinso Marquette, a veritable whirlwind at guard,
and Flashy Floyd Becker at forward, whose colorful floor play and uncanny shooting highlighted even
the dullest games and worst defeats.
Fine support from Bobby Hess, Hank Dijohnson, and Marsh Gemberling added to the sharp-shoot-
ing of Marquette and Becker, and a plentiful supply of reserves that grew stronger as the season pro-
gressed hold glittering promises for the future.
The low point for the team was its engagement with LaSalle College's crack artists of the court
who dazzled the fans with their brilliant shooting and slippery-smooth passing. Working together
like a well-oiled machine and possessing tremendous height, the LaSalle quintet completely out-
classed the Dutchmen, whose prestige was partially restored by their performance against Moravian.
Playing a free, wide-open style of ball with the accent heavily on offense, the Mease-men outpointed
Moravian's supposedly point specialists, beating them at their own game, 80-64, to distinguish them-
selves for the first time during the year.
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Junior Varsity Bas/cetba//
Under the splendid tutelage of Coach Danny Seiverling, Lebanon Valley's Basketball understudies,
the Junior Varsity, chalked up a very successful season with but two losses to mar the record. Playing
a steady, deliberate brand of ball, the Junior Varsity ran up scores that made even the Varsity stand
up and notice them.
Starting at one time or another on the team were Larry Kinsella, George MayhofFer, Charley Zim-
merman, Jack Hoak, Ray Kline, Charley Witman, and Bob Fischer. Kline eventually moved up to
the Varsity and was succeeded by Witman and Fischer, who held down the pivot point alternately.
Although Kinsella and Zimmerman bore the major brunt of the scoring, the team was well-balanced
with everyone proving a potential threat.
With these players and the varsity holdovers, Lebanon Valley's team for the coming season will be
a threat in the Middle Atlantic Conference.
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Turning in the best record in baseball in the history of the college, the Lebanon \^alley College
diamond stars posted an impressive eleven victories as against but two defeats for its 1947 season,
as the Blue and White found itself knee-deep in all material except pitchers.
Although handicapped early in the season by the loss of Marsh Gemberling, the Dutchmen's stellar
hurler, Charlie Miller, and Herm Seigel stepped into the breach and filled it in fine form. Handling
the hitting chores were Hank Dijohnson, Al Hildebrand, Rinso Marquette, and "Shorty" Fields.
Coach Ralph Mease's Dutchmen ran into trouble only twice during the season, dropping one game,
8-3, to a very fine Franklin and Marshall outfit, and losing the other one, 8-7, to a scrappy Juniata club.
Composing the first nine were Charlie Miller, Herm Seigel, and Marsh Gemberling, pitchers. Hank
Dijohnson, catcher, Alvin Hildebrand, first base, Rinso Marquette, second base, Bobby Hess, short-
stop, Jim McGraw, third base, and Floyd Becker, "Shorty" Fields, and Walt Gage in the outfield.
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The "L" Club is composed of athletes who have received their letters from the Director of Athletics
in one of the three major varsity sports. In order to be eligible for membership a sports participant
must meet the requirements set up by the Athletic Council for a varsity letter award. He automatically
becomes an "L" Club member upon receipt of this award.
The main function of the "L" Club is to raise money to purchase sweaters for its members. It is
one organization that solicits no money from its members. The group works as a whole to build up
its award fund.
This past year the Club had charge of the football programs and by this medium raised enough
money to meet all expenses. On November 15 the annual Homecoming Dance was held in the Ann-
ville High School Gym, and in early May the annual "L" Club dinner was held, at which time senior
awards were presented to the following graduating athletes: Benny Penturelli, Herb Eckenroth, Jim
McGraw, PeteGamber, Marsh Gemberling, and "Rinso" Marquette.
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The candidates who reported for the 1947 hockey season consisted of a few experienced upper-
classmen, and several willing but inexperienced freshmen. The prospects for the season looked glum,
but the new^ and capable coach ordered persistent practice and gave excellent advice which resulted
in a semi-successful season.
In the first game of the season the girls suffered a defeat at the hands of their opponents. Profiting
by the mistakes made in the first game, they were victorious in their second encounter. After having
had their first taste of victory, the girls began playing as a powerful unit, and at the close of the season
the team had won two and lost three games.
L. \'. Opp.
Oct. 25— Lock Haven at L. V 6
Nov. 1— Penn Hall at L. V 3 1
Nov. 12 — Shippensburg at L. V 2
Nov. 15 — Moravian at L. V 5
Nov. 17— L. V. at Millersville 2 7
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The 1947-1948 girls' intercollegiate basketball season could be classed by the onlooker as a very
poor one. However, the spirit and enthusiasm which made the girls stick by the team in the face of
many defeats, compensated for the lack of victories. The characteristics of true sportsmanship and
sheer enjoyment of the game were displayed by everyone who participated in the sport.
Intra-mural basketball gave all girls who were interested in basketball a chance to display their
ability and also to earn those needed athletic points.
Here's hoping next year's basketball team will show as much spirit and enthusiasm as their pre-
L. V. Opp.
Jan. 14 — Albright at Lebanon Valley 32 36
Jan. 17 — L. V. C. at Elizabethtown 19 44
Jan. 31 — L. V. C. at Lock Haven 33 62
Feb. 9 — Elizabethtown at L. V. C 23 34
Feb. 12 — Shippensburg at L. V. C 29 46
Feb. 16 — L. V. C. at Moravian 43 21
Feb . 19— L. V. C. at Millersville 23 28
Feb. 28— Millersville at L. V. C 34 38
Feb. 24— Lock Haven at L. V. C 31 51
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Women's Athletic Association
The Women's Athletic Association consists of the girls on campus who are interested in sports,
and who have displayed this interest by earning the required number of athletic points for membership.
Founded in 1937, the W.A.A. has come to be one of the largest women's organizations on campus.
Under the capable advisorship of the new physical education instructor, Mrs. Drescher, a program of
varied indoor and outdoor sports and activities has been introduced. Doris Hyman, a popular and very
enthusiastic senior, was its able and well-liked president.
During the past year the W. A. A. sponsored "Club 13, " a night club dance, held on Friday, Feb-
ruary 13, in Annville High gym. That evening will be remembered as one of the most entertaining
of the year. The association also sponsors two hikes throughout the year, the spring hike being the
annual initiation hike at which time new members are taken into the organization.
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After three hard years of planning and perspiration, one dream of the not-so-long-ago-organized
Cheerleaders has at last been realized: new uniforms. To that they — and they hope the whole student
body — say Hallelujah! This year, for more practical functioning, the squad has been cut down. Plans
are being made to set seven — three boys and four girls — as the official number, with a freshman squad
trained in the fall to replace any outgoing members.
Those in the Senior Class agree that this year the spirit and support of the student body have in-
creased immeasurably. For a while they were nearly discouraged . . . but who ever heard of Cheer-
leaders being discouraged?
"Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges" is a nation-wide honor organization to which,
every year, ten seniors from Lebanon Valley College may be elected. This year's outstanding seniors
are: Melvyn R. Bowman, Mary Jane Eckert, Mary Elizabeth Frank, Nancy Elaine Heilman, Theodore
D. Keller, George Reynolds Marquette, Thomas J. Schaak, Virginia M. Vought, Rhoda Mae Ziegler,
and Robert A. Zimmerman.
Representatives are chosen from both the College and the Conservatory. Selection is made not
, only on the basis of scholarship, but also for service rendered to the school in the campus activities
and all honor and social organizations of which the student may be a member. One of the features
of the organization is the Student Placement Service, through which the students are recommended
to American employers who are seeking capable college graduates to fill positions.
Men's Sports Leader
Women 's Sports Leader
Outstanding Man Leader
GEORGE R. MARQUETTE
Outstanding Woman Leader
MARY ELIZABETH FRANK
Best Looking Man
ROBERT H. MILLER
Best Dressed Man
Best Dressed Woman
The morning of May 3, 1947 was cloudy and bleak and caused much concern about the activities
for the afternoon. However by noon the sun shone through and the May Day program went on as
Set in a background of riotous color the pageant of King Richard and Robin Hood was enhanced
by the lavish satins worn by the girls and the deep velvets of the costumes for the men. Selections from
Don Juan, Don Quixote, Robin Hood, and Swan Lake, used as musical backing, were ably rendered
by the college band under the baton of Professor Edward P. Rutledge.
Near the end of the events the May Queen, Pearl Miller, and her court, with Virginia Stonecipher
as maid of honor, made their appearance. For the first time the identity of the Queen and her court
had been kept secret until shortly before the proceedings. The Queen and court presided over the Swan
Lake ballet as interpreted by Miss Jesse Haag, producer, director, and choreographer for the program.
The impressive and colorful may pole dance followed by the recessional comprised by the entire cast
concluded the ceremonies.
The crowning of Queen Pearl bv Robert Zimmerman as King Richard, the lively fencing match,
gay antics of the tumbling clowns, and thrilling archery contest with John Henry Light as Robin
Hood will remain as highlights to a successful May Day — 1947-
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PAY STUDENT ROOM
special Mention to
Alvin Hildebrand, Abba Cohen, "Rinso" Marquette, Betty Frank, Virginia Vought,
Samuel Rutherford, Ruth Keech, Joseph Smith, Ruth Gluck, Bertha Barbini, Robert
Grover, William Albrecht, Robert Baker, Albert Moriconi and Joseph Yeakel who,
while not on the staff, contributed write-ups of some of the organizations.
Paul Yingst and Eddie Englehart, last year's editor and business manager, for their
Professor Rutledge, without w^hose assistance it would have been impossible to obtain
pictures of the Conservatory organizations.
Professor Carmean, for allowing us to use his May Day pictures.
Dave Gockley, for valuable assistance in digging up last year's cuts and pictures.
Miss Pencil, for answering innumerable questions and compiling endless lists. Also for
helping to locate wandering students.
Mrs. Yingst, for her valuable assistance in copyreading.
Doris Whitman and Gladys Books, for the tremendous job of retyping all of the copy.
Professor Fisher, for forecasting the weather.
Mr. Herr, for having change for cokes during those long nocturnal sessions.
The Night Watchman, for not throwing us out of Washington Hall after ten o'clock.
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*HAROLD T. LUTZ
*E. N. FUNKHOUSER
*W. C. PLUMMER
*HARRY M. IMBODEN
*CHARLES L. BITZER
*LLOYD A. SATTAZAHN
*J. BALMER SATTAZAHN
MR. AND MRS. HARRY T. REMLEY
MR. AND MRS. ANTHONY FIORELLO
MRS. MARY KURILLA
MR. AND MRS. HARRY HOFFMAN
MR. AND MRS. JERRY MURPHY
MR. AND MRS. BURR O'DONNELL
MR. AND MRS. MORRIS MEYER, JR.
MR. AND MRS. WM. PAUL YINGST
MR. AND MRS. AMON FUNCK
MR. AND ROBERT B ASHORE
MR. AND MRS. FRED B. MILLER
MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM A. ROTHROCK II
MR. AND MRS. CHARLES MEISER
*Members of the Board of Trustees
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LAUNDERERS CLEANERS and FURRIERS
PHONE: Annville: 7-3511
If your chosen calling, or the inscrutable ways of Providence, leads you
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You'll find life happier, easier, smoother with our trucks rolling
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Paints and Varnishes
209 N. Railroad Street
14 East Main Street
ARNOLD'S BOOT SHOP
^^For College girls"
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34 N. Eighth Street LEBANON, PA.
"A Fashion Institution"
816 CUMBERLAND STREET
Phone: 836 LEBANON, PA.
George V/ashington Tavern
loth and Cumberland Streets
WOLF FURNITURE CO.
754-756 Willow Street Lebanon, Pa.
KRANICH & BACH
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When in need of Flowers
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Furniture • Floor Coverings • Electrical Appliances
Modern Funeral Home
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922 CUMBERLAND STREET
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Official Inspection Station No. 3068
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CONDUCTED STUDENT TOURS OF EUROPE-May to October 1948
These tours are of interest to teachers as well as students. Visit
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Country or Continental Tour.
For injormation call
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Willow at Eighth St. Phone: 1753 LEBANON, PA.
Bottling Works, Inc.
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Phone: 4-41 5 ^
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Watch the Dutchmen fly
this year . . .
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La Vie is Having its
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Watch for it