SKYSCRAPER Pa e Three RingfwAluri ae Penny Collectors Were These ... During Holidays hss of '42 Is Prominent In Winter Calendar of Events Be it June or January, orange blossoms bloom gaily for Mundelein gradu- tvtoof whom were Little Christmas ife, Mary Louise Shannon '42, mar- to Lieutenant Eugene McGarry, LV, brother of Antoinette '38 and ret ex '4. , and Dorothy Reynolds ttnth bride of her class, who was ltd to Frederick Wilton Gibson. Btrentl1 bride of the Class of '42 was lie Shuflitowski, who was married to tain Joseph Kestarski, just returned active service on American Samoa. Jtn. 9. A post-Christmas bride was Ross '42. who was married to ctmant Peter Presmyck, U.S.A., on 26. h Dec. 28, Janet McCarty '41 was rried to Ensign William Ficweger, Coast Guard, and on Dec. 31. it Harper '39 was married to Lieu- I George Duffy, U.S. Marine on leave from Guadalcanal. .. . but they are cracking their copper coffers to give the metal to Uncle Sam and the monetary value to Bonds and Stamps. Left to right, they are, Mary Jean Gramse, Charlotte Smith, Rosemary Josephson, Madeleine Courtney, Joan Leach, co-editor of The Skyscraper, who is holding the staff piggy bank, Alice Marie Horan, Mary Ellen O'Farrell, and Miriam Schatz. tiring in Orange, New Jersey, is Mrs. Borda, who was Frances Sayre '40. Iried on Dec. 5. Her husband is in U.S. Naval Reserve. Other recent Its are Margaret Mary Murray '38, Itas married to Leroy McMahon of U.S. Coast Guard, and Harriet Stei- Hn '34, now Mrs. Francis A. Ken- IVvonica Gill '39 liecainc the bride of tenant John L. Donlin of the U.S. pane corps on Thanksgiving Day. jhtricia Holland '41 will become the of Lieutenant Gerald V. Egan, at Ignatius church at 10 o'clock tomor- l. with her sister, sophomore Evelyn, (the bridegroom's sister, Margaret Its bridesmaids. Besides the Class '42 brides, there are pay '42 engagement rings, newest of belong to Jane Rrown, engaged to lin Johnson, brother of junior Bea- l and Peggy Schweisthal, to Ralph L brother of Genevieve ex '44. , Artists Exhibit in Interstate Display Send Entries to Convention At St. Scholastica's Sister Mary Janet, B.V.M., of the art department, regional director of the Catholic Art Association of the States of Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin, was chairman at a meeting of the asso ciation held at St. Scholastica high school on Jan. 2. The Mundelein exhibit at the meeting included a still life painting in oil and two lithographs the Annunciation and the Penitent by Sister Mary Janet. Student work included a ciborium cover, life sketches, silk screen program covers and Christmas cards, etchings wood cuts, and newspaper and magazine illustrations by Betty Nowak, Mary Jane Harvey, Edith Bukowski, Mar jorie Schaller, Ruth Schmigelsky, Mary- Jane Smith, Margaret Hastings, Dor othy Clark, Irene Mikos, Eleanor Pohl, Helen Walz. Patricia Gallagher, Anita Caparros, Virginia Mchren. Mary Cole, Florence McDonnell, Dorothy Scholzen, and Rita Valenzano '42. iVhat Goes On HOT one dozen roses but one dozen blonds found their way intoChrist- k stocking during Santa's visit last MB. and the ranks of Mundelein's Red girls have 12 new members. lieutenant Herman Gresik, Camp mi, Colorado, gave S.A.C. vice- odent Jean Bemis her ring. Lieu- Bit Gresik is the brother of Virginia Hdw Mrs. Charles J. F.irich) and Uhy '41. Corinne Simon, senior economics (or, received her ring from Corporal Bam Midwood, who is stationed at pap Adair, Oregon. English-journal- major Helen Egan is engaged to tenant Frank Quinn, who received i commission and leave in time idle Christmas holidays. He is now ktioned at Fort Lew-is, Washington, nor Sybil Slott's fiance is William Hw Panllin. who is now at Abbott il He will receive his ensign's mission in a few weeks. Patricia Kelly, junior drama major, engaged to Cadet Edward James In, Jr., who is taking his flying in- tnxlion at the Glenview Naval Air 1 Mary Jane Maloney, another nior engagee, received her ring from us G. Larkin, who attended Loras fcHege and Northwestern. He is doing ifense work. Art major Virginia ehren is affianced to Lieutenant Ar- Ebling of the U. S. Army Air ; Miry Coughlin. sophomore home tonomics major, is engaged to Alfred Milan of the Air Corps Reserve. iry Jean Gramse is affianced to kert Sweeney, a member of the Army Signal corps stationed in Chicago. kflhomore art major Marjorie Schaller received her ring from John G. Reut- man II. of the Naval Reserve. William B. Holland, Freshman Betty Hodgman's fiance, has just entered the service and is stationed at Fort Sheri dan. The engagement of Adeline Lock to Robert Stanley Derra has been an nounced. He is now attending the Illi nois Institute of Technology while awaiting call to the Army Air corps. JUNIOR Margaret Jean Burke's taste in Christmas cards coincides with that of the judges of the nation's Christmas Card of the Year. Voted distinction by the Denver Catholic Register, her card pictures a group of loveable little angels, who bear a strik ing resemblance to twentieth-century children, grouped around a modern Christ Child. /IA Science Service comes news that * Freshman LaVergne Schroeder, graduate of the new Notre Dame high school, was among 3,200 out of 1,000.000 high school seniors who competed suc cessfully in the first Science Talent search. A ND speaking of roses, diamonds. * and distinctions, here are orchids for people of note in the fine arts de partments : to Ruth Schmigelsky and her fellow artists who designed and made the twelve-foot angels used at Candle Lighting; to George Petterson and his drama crew who achieved the effective lighting for Miss Gladys Bezazian's dance recital; and to the music department, who come through with something fine at practically every student assembly and program. See their new Scrap Book on the seventh floor for a list of their accomplishments. Students Enroll For Service in Civilian Defense Thirty-seven Mundelein students have volunteered for service in a new project sponsored by the local Office of Civilian Defense, according to which the city- has been divided into 6 zones. Student volunteers, who will work in the zones in which they live, will be given a training course at the CYO, after which the most capable among them will be selected for service. Volunteers for Zone II, on the south side, are Dorothy McBrcen, Dorothy Schaar. Dorothy Sullivan, Kja'thlccn Thoni, Mary Ellen Winblad. and Mary- Elizabeth Wolfe. Volunteers for Zone IV, on the near north side, are Mary Florice Allen, Mary- Lavin, and Mary Catherine Tuomey. Volunteers for Zone V, on the north west side, are Mary Ann Anderson, Pa tricia Bledsoe, Irene Foster, Josephine Gcndielle, and Jayne King. Volunteers for Zone VI, on the north side, are Jane Addison, Jean Bemis, Margaret Jean Burke, Beverly Craggs, Patricia Curran, Dolores Downey, Mar garet Drummond, Kathryn Fox, Mar garet Greene, Rosemary- Josephson, Marilouise Kelly, Francine Lamb, Betty Jayne Lang, Betty Jane McCambridge, Leocadia Meloy. Ann Murray, Mar- earet O'Connor. Kathleen O'Donnell, Denise Rigoulet, Dorothy Scholzen, and Cecile Thomas. Assembly Applauds History of Dance In the authentic, rich costume of the period, Miss Gladys Bczazian, instructor in dancing, opened her History of the Dance program, on Jan. 14, with a Ren aissance number, entitled An Angel Dances. The Saraband and the Gigue of the seventeenth century followed, and then the Gavotte, beloved of eighteenth-cen tury dancers. Then, to the lilting music of the Blue Danube, Miss Bezazian brought the waltz in costume to the stage. Examples of the modern dance were the two final numbers, a shadow dance, striking with lighting effects and set to Gershwin music, and a satire on political campaigning, replete with bands, parades, and handshakes, done in pantomime. Tracing the history of the dance in each of the periods touched. Miss Doris Foley, of the drama department, was reader during the program. Staging and lighting effects were han dled by George Petterson, stage tech nician, and crew members Claudia Pel letier, Muriel Spengler, Mary-Jeanne Johnson, Mary Jane Hogan, Joy Colodny, Jeanne O'Conner, Edith Moscardini. Mary Beecher, Jeanne Horan, Mar jorie Siemon, Eleanor Laydcn, Ruth Shmigelsky, and LaVerne Schroeder. Pennies Turn into Stamps and Bonds Circulating Coins Ease Strain on Copper The draft's the thing in the day-by- day winning of the war. Latest item to join the list of draftees is the copper penny. A communication from the Treasury department has asked for a raid on piggy banks, sugar bowls, and bureau drawers, so that idle coins can be put back into circulation. Last Tuesday, a Student-Activities- Council-sponsorcd Penny Day brought a mass assembly of Mundelein students' collections. Dull Indian heads and shiny new Abe Lincoln profiles arrived in strange receptacles perfume bottles, glass jars, strong boxes, and salt sacks. The pennies ranging in groups from 70 to 1300 were invested in War Stamps. Mu Nu Sigma Hears A Philosophy of Life A philosophy of life need not be a lofty, involved set of standards, but should be one's own special collection of ideals, lived every hour of every day, stated the Reverend William Boyd, pro fessor of Encyclicals, in his lecture to members of Nu Mu Sigma at a recent club meeting. In stressing the need for a good, Catho lic, optimistic view of life, Father Boyd described the simple philosophies of life that he has recognized in many admirable people today. Student philosophers joined in the dis cussion. Florence McDonnell, president of Nu Mu Sigma, conducted the meeting and introduced the speaker. Allied Flags Wave For Alpha Omicron At Forum Luncheon In the model apartment last week a flurry of flags of the United Nations heralded Alpha Omicron's Allied lunch eon for the entire home economics de partment. At the club meeting following, a Con sumer Forum conducted by Frances La- Duke was carried out on the National. Economic, Scientific, and Personal As pects of Nutrition. The history of Nutrition in the nation and in the present government program was outlined by Eleanor Kandratas. Jane Champion discussed the problems of producing, manufacturing, and dis tributing foods in a war economy. The famed nutritional yardstick and its scientific background were intro duced to the group by Sallie Cahill. and Mildred Kuratko brought the Forum to a close with a sketch of the psycho logical and aesthetic phases of nutrition. Conference - Qoing Faculty Members Keep School Alert Sister Mary Justitia, B.V.M., Presi dent of the College, Sister Mary Ber narda, Dean, and Faculty members from different departments attended a con ference on The College in Wartime, at the University of Chicago, Dec. 29 and 30. Sister Mary Martinette, of the chem istry department, presided as chairman at the physics and chemistry section at the Chicago Catholic Science Teacher's association meeting, on Dec. 28, and Sister Mary Cecilia, of the biology de partment, read a paper on the Cytology of Fungi. Attend Institute Sister Mary Francis Xavier, of the music department, Sister Mary Harrita. of the history department, Sister Mary Liguori, of the sociology department, and Sister Mary Gregoria, of the eco nomics department, attended the Inter- American Institute for the Chicago Area, at Northwestern university last weekend. Commended by the Institute are two courses given regularly at Mundelein, Latin American History and Geography of South America. Sister Mary Janet, of the art depart ment, and Sister Mary Pierre and Sis ter Mary Petrine, of the home eco nomics department, attended the sym posium on Nutrition in Industry at the fifth annual Congress on Industrial Health, sponsored by the American Medical association, at the Palmer 1 ouse, on Jan. 13. Hear Nutrition Needs Speakers recommended a substantial breakfast as a nutritional essential, and emphasized the fact that the consump tion of more sugar than can be utilized by the body increases rather than de creases fatigue. Sister Mary of the Cm gt;s, Sister Mary Martine, Sister Mary Carniclia, and Sister Mary Jcanelle attended the con vention of the National Association of Teachers of Speech, which met in joint session with the American Speech Cor rection association and the Committee on Debate Materials and Interstate Co operation, at the Palmer House, Dec. 28-30. Professor Writes For Dental Journal A forthcoming issue of The Illinois Dental Journal will contain an article by L. Thomas Flatley, Ph.D.. of the eco nomics department on the Preparation of Dentists' Income Tax Returns. Especial ly timely in the article is the section on the new Victory Tax. A recent issue of The Accounting Review carried a review by Dr. Flatley of a new book, Corixirate Executives' Compensation.
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