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Bintnriut1 College Honors Dr. Chas. A. Hart To remember St . Vi.Ho r n1e~n• mor-e th~n a picture o f build· ings. campus and tree•. than <1 pani ng ph:ue o f li fe .

T o rem e mbe r mc 11 n1 gra teful re:. llutr o n In th e pl\ rt St . V III · tor h ~ts po.yed I n the build i ng o f a sterling upr ig h t mnn .

BOURBONNAIS, ILLINOIS

VOL. Llll.

Seniors Laud Viator At Class Banquet

TUESDAY , J UNE 2, 1936

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Fath e r M unsch

That the Rev. F. E. M~n sc h , C. S . V ., wi ll ce lebr ate hi s Si lver Sace rdotal Jubil ee on Wednesday, June 17 ; that the Solemn High Mass of thanksgiving will be ce le brated at 10:30 o ' clock i n the C hurch o f the Maternity, Bo u rbonn ais; that the R ev. T. J . Rice, C. S. V., life long frie nd of t he Jubilarian wi ll preach th e se rmon are a ll fac t s th a t need no further explan ation . B ut for on e who sees w ith a d eeper visio n, th eir deeper conno t ation becomes apparent.

toast

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dents" , in wh ich he noted the bene-

. fits of St. Viator College and urg ed day stude n ts to take part in t h e campus f unctions Raphael Roch, Ph. B., the only gradu ating a thl ete, appropriately Jauded "The A thl ete" in a s hort speech. H e insisted that a good athlete should likemse be a good student, and p r ais ed th e fighting spiri t of Viator men. The faculty was eloquently lauded by W iJliam Fle mi n g, Ph. B. , who thanked the p r ofessors for thei r freely -given aid. He poin t ed out the spiri t of companionsh ip which exists h er e between t each er and stu d ent. Jam es O'Mara, B. S. C., paid tri bute to the A lumni and exp ressed the hope that ever y g raduate wo u ld affil iat e h imself w ith a local Viator C l ub. H e pointed with p r ide at th e num er o u s di s t inguished men the school numbe r s among her s on s. Edwar d B uttgen, '37, p r esiden telect of n ex t year's g r aduates, afte r be ing inves t ed with cap and gown, p r oposed a toast to "The S eniors. Buttgen p r aised the character of the sen io r s as be wished them farewe ll Dr. John T r acy E llis, '27, now . of Washington, D. C., Ji sted the lau r els of th e Rev . Charles A. Hart, Ph. D., in a t oast t o "The New Doctor of Laws'. Docto1· Ellis eulogized the achievements and a bilities of D oc t or Hart and mas t er fu lly portrayed him as a "man among men. " The banque t closed wi th a sho rt talk, "Au Revoir", by th e Rev. Dr. E . V. Cardin al, C. S. V . Father Cardinal stresst!d the importance of books to the g r aduates, and gave them the lif e of Louis Pasteur as an example of a life well-lived.

New Building At N. D. Continui n e a program of expans ian in the fi e ld of science, construction began last Monday, on a $300,000 Biology Resear ch building at the U ni versity of Notre Dame. On June 6 th e cor enrstone of the new struct ure will be laid in connection wi th th e annual Class Day exer cises. Francis P . Garvan, founder of the Che mi cal Foundation, will p r eside.

Dr. John T r acy E llis

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On th a t day, th er efo r e, will cuimin a t e tw en t y-five env iab le years of se rvi ce as priest and teacher. Th er e is so much ab idin g adm ir at ion both in the limited co nf ines of Bourbonnais and in fa r places for Fathe r Munsch, that words in praise of him and his splendid career Of service see m patheticall y in a d equate. Fassmg over his earli e r year s as s tud ent and as a c lassmate of King Edward Vill at Oxford, and

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"shank le" on the campus, we find that th roughou t the year s the ment al pic tu r e of many among the alu m n i is dominated by a kingly per T he St. Viator Co ll ege So r ori ty son a li ty abun dant an d radiant in its drew its c u rrent season of activity ] ch a r m . . Nor has Father Mun sch changed. to a close last week wh en It m et To hi s fellow priests and s tudents at the Mrs. Thomas Legris hom e to h e s till seems pe r ennia11y yo ung , Jay p lan s for next yea r . At the en e rge ti call y ali ve and joyful. Now meeting, M iss C laire Leg r is, '37, was as t hen hi s ins piration is inescapable . n a m ed p r esiden t of th e o r gan ization. Born with a rollick in g song in his M iss Agn es S t e lter , , ' was· el ect ~ heart, h e still t ouches othe r hearts 34 to s ympathetic lingerin g vib r ation. ed vice-p r esident; Miss Ruth ArFor t en years, Father Munsch dir ington , '34 , sec r etary, a nd Miss r ee l ed th e destinies of St. Bernard Yvonn e Rivard , '39, t r easurer. H a JJ . His was the task to build the Th e Ver y R ev. D r . E. v. Car- ins titution from its beginnings, but d.inal, C. S. V., attended th e m ee t- more particularly t o bui ld sai ntl y ing and , at th e r e ues t of th e I and sc hol arl~ p r iests. and re~ igio u s. q W e who rece1ved ou r mformation unyoung ladies, offered s ugges tion for d e r hi s tute lage found t hat if eve r grea t e r activity on th e parts of th e there was exemplifi ed th e tradit ion co-eds next year . The resolution s th at t o be of intelligent human se radopted by the so rority r ecognized vice to othe r s mak es for personal t he possible ac ti ons whi c h the col- happiness , it was in th e case of thi s buo yant priest in whom charity lege president had laid down. and cheer fulness found cons tant kinThe hostesses d e li gh t ed th e ir I ship. Hi s personal r ec titude had guests with dainty r ef r eshme nts af- the t e mpe r of fine s t ee l, but his t e r th e tran s a ction of the meeting's human s ympathy w as a constant bus iness. r ev elation to those s truggling upTh e wor k which the so r ority has ward t owar d the realization of an done in cam pus soc ial life this year ideal. For th e past two years , Father has been great, and the student body bas frequently expressed its Mun sch has been Lib r a r ian at St. Intelligen ce, artis appreciation of the co-eds' efforts. Viator Co ll ege. The guest speaker at the basket- try, and practicality have wrought Old deco r ations , anti ba ll banquet las t month paid t r i- a mi r a cle. bute to the youn g ladies when he quated systems of s ervi ce , inadeinsis t ed th at their presence her e quate equip ment, all- all have vanadds "an air of r efin ement" to the ish ed under his guidance and person al labor . sc hool.

Miss Claire Legris Named President At Final Meeting

W ith traditional academic pomp and ce r emony, St. Viato r College g r aduat ed her s ixty- eight c lass on 1 J un e 2. Threatening rain on Monday night gave way to s trong winds on Tues day , and the gowns of the facu lt y and g r aduates were blown 1 p icturesquely as the ce r emonies ope n ed on the p o r ch of ~1arsile Alumni H all. Th e bachelor orations r anked with the best speeches given here during the past t en year s. Norbe rt Ellis, Ph. B., with four years of debating and public speaking behind him, t old in eloqu ent language 1 of America's duty in the promotion ' of wo rl d peace. J ohn Sh ipman, A. B ., who possesses one of the most powerful voices on the campus, seco nded Ellis's bold and uncompromis ing stand by pointing out the r ecor d of the Church in world peace. D octo r Har t Ho n o r ed In recognition of his wo rk in religion, philosophy and teachin g , th e R ev. Cha rl es A. Hart. '17, Ph. D .. now of . the Ca t holic University of America, was awarded ,an honorary degre e of Doc tor of Laws. H e was invested in his new hood by the Very Rev. Dr. E . V. Cardinal, C. S. V. Doctor H a rt' s effor ts in bringing the Catholi c fai th in its true ligh t befor e th e people of W ashington have been indelfatigable, and the nation today re cognizes him as on e of its foremost philosoph ers. Doctor Hart' s g r aduation address. in which we re mingled wit and sentim ent, a dvice and pro ble m s for so luti on, was the wo rk of a maste r . Th e \V ash ington professor s pared n o superlatives in his praise of th e Vi a tor faculty. Ste phe n Gould , A. B ., rose to o r atorical hei gh t s in the present ation of hi s Val ed icto ry. His plea was for th e app li catio n of Ca tholic social and philosophical thought to eve r yday living, and the s p eech mad e a marked impression on th e audi ence. Th e M os t Rev. B e rnard J . Sheil, D. D ., LLD., V. G., Senior AuxiHary Bishop of Chi cago , who pres id ed over th e Commencement, close d th e exe r cises with a s hort talk in which he s t r essed th e need fo r spiritual deve lopmenl. The processional and r ecessional I' were pl a yed by th e Kank akee Hi g h School Band under the d irec tion of Mr. George E . Piersol.

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Banquet Guest

3:30. W ith a joke fo r the introduc tion of eve r y speake r and the ability to set the guests at complete ease, Gould carried a lon g with fine good humo r . Leste r Soucie, A . B ., pro-

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Commencement Fete Includes Three Alumni Application Of Chri stian P rin ciples I s Stressed At Sixty-Eig hth Gradu ation

Graduates Hosts To Hundreds Of Guests At Elaborate Dinner In College Refectory Wi th sparking wit and natura l suavi ty, Step hen G<>u ld, A. B., h eaded th e p r ogr am as toastmaste r at the ann ual C lass Banqu et today. H und r eds of par ent s and friends of the gra dua t es and alu mn i of the sch ool r e turn ed to Bourbo n nais to a t tend the elabo r ate banqu et at 12:30 in the co ll ege r efec to r y and the commen cemen t which fo ll owed at

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Mary Anthony To Head Ciscans Club P raises Moderator As Officers Are Elect ed As loc a l Ciscans closed th ei r cu r~ r e nt season, they voiced h ig h p r aise and approval of Miss Anthony's admini s tratio n, and proceeded to r eelect the popular Jun ior co-ed by unanimous vo te. Under her p r esi den cy, Cisca has made great s trides at St. Viator, and plan s for n ex t year inc lude even g r eate r campu s and off-campus work. Don Morgan, '39, was elec t ed vJce ~pres id ent; Robert Regan, , , 39 w as n amed treasurer, a.nd M iss P at· ri cia McLaughlin, '39, was chosen sec r e tary. It was brought out at the meet ing th at mu ch of the cred it for the c lub's s uccess this year be longs t o th e Rev. William J. Crackn e ll , C. S. V ., who h as devoted tim e a nd work in th e promotion of Cis can p r ojec t s . For h es h e lp and advi ce, Cisca has desi r ed to r ender public a pprecialion.

And so it has been f o r twenty -five fruitful year s . Fath er Mun sch' s eve r y und e rtaking has turn ed to g o ld unde r th e m a g ic of hi s to u ch ; and as hi s Silve r Jubilee t u rn s in t o gold, may th e magi c of his m in d and heart continue turning t o g old the lives of thos e with whom h e comes in contact.

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Former Prof. Honored The Mos t R e v. Msgr. J . E. La' berge , P . A., a forme r instru ctor he r e , wi ll ce lebrate th e s ilv er j ubil ee of his o rdina tion on June 14. Msgr. Laberge is n ow pastor of S t. J ohn the Baptist Chu r c h in Quebec. Tbe Ve ry Rev . D r . E. V. C ardinal, C. S . V., expects to r ep r esent the college at the celebration.


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OFFERS STUDENTS OF ST. V1ATOR COLLEGE FULL LINE OF CLOTHING AT THE LOWE T P RICES

m end ation s to the college coun c il fo r / Armand Lottinville, '31 , will be aH e s tated that warded a Bach e lor of Library Scibe was co n sid ering se veral jou rnal- ence, and will leave fo r W ashingists for th e position, but co uld not to Otl l' t•ditor~ hip. hut our lw!'t was nut good enough. \\. (• harbor tell yo ur repo rte r th e names of the ton, D., C., this summer wh er e he u- r ('Ht admirnticm for thcHH' tnen \\h o suec'CNlctl whl'l't' Wt' haYC prospective editors. has accep t ed a position in the lirbrary at th e Catholic University of fnikd. Edward Buttgen, '3 7, the retiring America. y l't II'<" l'llllllOt lol'k tho• door and lc·<ll'<" ou•· otl'ie<• without chi ef, has served on the VIATORIAN At Loyola staff fo r three years. H e began as . t)IYt•ring- :1 word of pn)lt'SL Tht• studt•nt hudy at Yiator has not Sports Editor under Robert Spreit- 1 D r . Vmcen_t Kelly, a tanner Vl~-

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bc'l'U journa l istienll.'· miuded. Our staff took it responsibilities zer, .3 4 , and last year s tepped into lo r s tudent, •s completing his medil i~htl). \Y t' \\'l'I'L' fort't'd to seek nrws from ram pus organizations the junior edito rship und er K en - cal s t udies at Loyola University, instC'ati of th~·ir offt'ring nt•ws to us. ThP studl'nt body was l'On - neth Corcoran, '35, sen io r chief. Chicago, this m on th. The young j doctor is well r emembe r ed h er e. lC'nt to rt•nd. t'Ontt'nt to l'l'mnin passin.~. <:Ontent to critieize. but it To all of these young men, the laekNl ""' initintiv,• to ~outrihutt•. 1'oo often "·c were forced to college offers hearty congratulatiom II'Ork :llone. and th,, itH'l'<'asin!! amount of ~opy demanded of us and hopes for successful careers. {'l\\l~t•tl n t'Ol'l't'Rpontlinf! dC'rlitH' in tht' l'Hlibrt? of that copy. VINCE RlNN WEDS ~\.,. "~' ll'UY1..' oul' NlitoriA l chair. then. we hope that our suc )fay he That the Very Rev. J. w . R. t't'~~~'l' will \'s~,.•npt' tlw ob~taelc-s that wt• han: l'lh'Olllltt~rt?d.

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St. Hilary's Church, Bryn Mawr and t)llt)\\'iU!! i:: an e:cerpt 1akt'n from thf:' b~uedidion given as preacher have long been established. and his name should prove an California avenues. Vince is at present a successful Chit•:l~(l. at tht' ~.·lo~t' of tltt• C'ommt:"Ul't:'lllt.'llt roda~-in ma.ki.n.g a retreat. la'"'·yer with offices in the Bur ham ".\ s you h.""':l\'t' ~t. Yiat or. be earnest .ht'" intent upon this Early enthusiasm for this sec- Building on ~orth LaSalle street, ond retreat is already being mani- Chicago 'l'''~ifi~ thiuf:' thnt ~·ou de1·t'!op ~·ourself to loYe Christ better and fested by men who attended the iniHis ~Y friends at St. Viator portrny Him beth'r in your dnil~· life. To your moments of strU!!!!le tial retreat last year, and plans are send him their heartiest congratulaanti ..iis.illnsit)Hnh.~ut. rt'lllt""'Tnht'r his nnd your adjustment to modt?rn being laid fo r the accommodation of tions and extend to his bride their lift~ will ~·otth' swiftly ::.nrl su r ely ' '. an increased number of retreat.ants. best wishes for much happiness.

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O' Mah oney, 3 M ng ui r e, a Low n ey, a Mu nsc h , a R ice, a I<e nyon, a LaP lan t e and m any ano th e r w ho m a de t h e love of learnin g oolh by th eir exampl e as w e ll as by t hei r inspira ti on th e g r eat es t of ad ventures neve r t o be again se t aside. Today many n ew nam es a re added t o, and r eplace, th ese older ones but I know tha t the p eculi a r s pirit wh ic h makes th e p er sonality o! this college s till pe rvades th ese precincts. Fo r o bvi ously colleges do h a ve pe rsonW ities since yo u can m ake them only out of m en and not r eally out of

lhe s u pe r nat uro.J ln t he a.ITa.i rs of m e n w he re o.s In t he wor ld of cd uc alio n a ro u nd u ~ th at no tion bas we ll ni g h di sa ppeared a nd in its }Jio.c a pu r'e ly natura l or sec ula r outl oo k pre vai ls. Man Is t he measu re of al l th in gs say t h e major pro phe ts of tod o.y's ed u ca Uon . S uc h a n a tura lis ti c educati on pe rfec tl y em bodies fro m its fo und a ti on to it s final ach ieve m ent a comple te break with man's p ast beliefs. It is a cleavage which began with the Renaissance, Wl:l.S fu rthe r ed by the Re! orm a ti on and was carri ed out ln its p r actical conseq4 enc es in life In the

at t he u. rmy of ne w co m e rs, Je t us kiO.y of th e las t few centuri ckl, that fro m th e ir own purely naturall stlt: ou tl ook prescribe a mu lllt ude of re g ul atlons fo r he r sc hoo ls as the p r ice of t he ir re cog nition. This Is not to condone or excuse any s lovenliness or fai lure on ou r part to att ac h Jlny lh ln g of wo r th that modern ed u cation a l r esearc h may bring fo r th, but It does exp ress an emph alic insisten ce that ge n e ra l perspectlves s ho u ld not be lost to our view. l l Is a plea for a sen se of p ropo r tions. Fo r u s education can never b an e nd but must always

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Rev. Bernar d J . Sheil, D. D., LL. D., V . G. s ti ck s and s t on es howeve r hig hl y or wid ely or han dsomely you may pile th em. It sWl r e m ains t ru e th at a school is a p lace with Mark Hopkins on on e e nd of a log and a pup il a t the othe r e nd fo r al1 the e ne rgetic labor s of t he various accr editing a gencies in th ese latte r days. And it is in this primacy of th e s piri tual with in t hese wa lls as in some degree it is within t h e wa lls o! every Catholic college worth y of the name and true of its trust that The years I find my theme today . that I have ~ent ent irely in the field of Catholic ed u cation s ince I began it here have bu t deepened my unde r standing of just what that primacy of the spi ritu a l must mean in th e life of any man as we ll as what it has meant for al l the great

r evoluti on in ind u stry with its la issez fai r e Jiberal ism of th e last cen t ury. Every essential principle of that philosophy and ther efor e of t h at way of life is diametrically opposed t o our own as matter is opposed to spirit and p ure nat ur al ism t o s up ernaturalism. That is wh a t I mean by ou r isolation in the educ ational world. Alld we cannot hav e it oth erwise and r e main true to our ,p rinciples. .ll mu s t . obviously m ean a great dtffer ence m our programs and even in the methods h. h t b by w IC our programs a r e o e carr ied out. . H ence the n ecessi ty ~f our possessmg a profound Ca tbolt c se nse in e ducation if we wou ld not lose our own iden t ity in th e vocalion of an echo of what is entirely for eign to us. Tbe Catholic Chu rch is a very old

be in a lar ge ,p art only a m eans t o a higher end . •I was r ather s tru ck r ecentl y with the extent to which o ur outlook is comple tely fo r eign to that of the typical prod u ct of th e sec ular uni versities when I re ad an essay in one of o u r p rom inent self styled q ual ity g roup pe riodicals entitl ed " Ove r My Shoulder at A lma M ate r". lt was written by a young man just 1 grad u atin g from one of our oldes t 1 and mos t h ighl y endowed of the 1 eastern un iver sities. The k een young [ author intuitively fe lt that he bad I been cheated by his university which had piled up co u rses in scien ce parti c ularly but had neved stopped to ai d him in fo r mu lating any philosophy of life. It had n ever even hinted that ther e was evidence of a supernatural, that th er ei n might

hav e a nythin g like orderly relations with eu.c h other. The s ilence on a.JI th ese lsklues was natura.J iy lnt..erpre t ed lL':4 denying th ey exJstecL W ell th e writer In his blUe r arraignrn e nt calls his criticism quite causti call y over hi s sho ulder as h e Ieaves the parental halls. It Is ce rtain that no t hin g in the history of mankind gives any justificat1on for this view that rules out th e spiritual and supernaturaL Every c uJture or c ivilization of the past that baa rise n to prominence has had some supernatural belief as its vital force and radjating center. It has declin ed when and to the extent that it lost that vision. Only w ithin the r e lat ively recent p as t has man eve r attempted to make himself exc lusively the center of hi s life and now h e ls r e aping th e full fruit of thi s d1sorder , this dislocation , the very foundation of his being. I s it any g r eat s u rprise then that th e peace whi ch he craves and wh1ch St. Augustine so aptl y defines as the "tranquilllt y of order", should constantly elude him, that having but finish ed one suicidal s trife he should live constantly in the fearful shadow of another (whi ch by comp arison would dwarf the old sacrifice ot' some ten or t welve millions of lives and countless billions of dollars In laboriously er ec ted signs of civilization )? A r ece nt writer has graphically pictured modern man under the form of a human wolf wandering r estlessly over the desert that ls Western civilization today "hid eously crying his hunger and thi r st for eternity." No t e bow at every turn this root disord e r in man's ve ry being has its devestating consequen ces. He finds threatened his ancient demand fo r political freedom which is such an essential part of his Wes t ern culture antedating even Christianity ye t being reenfor ced by it in the Christian e mphasis on the dignity of person . This heritage of political f r eedom from ancient Greece and Rome is no longer a reaJ ity today without e. measur e of economic f r eedom. He attempts to obtain that security only to f ind too f r eque ntl y that his impoverished spi ri tual outlook, entrenched greed , which has lost all conception of a brothe rhood of man because it knows nothing of a fatherhood bf God bring his best effor ts to nought. Thus do mi llions live in the fea r of destitution in the mids t of a plenty fo r al l w h ich, ironi cal ly enough, for the fi r st time in histo r y has been made possible by that inventive genius which is the f r uit of the very spirit within man whi ch he neve r theless denies. The banquet is prepared but not all may sit down. Nor is the renun c ia tion of f r eedom in a dic t atorshi p an y means of escape to security. It is not religion aJon e that suffers by this con t raction of man's s piri t but eve r y phase of his human existence an d that because his r eligion is woven into every fibe r of his being. Trul y may we echo the thought of the Russian philoso phe r , Berdyae v: "'Wher e the r e is no God there is no man." Thus does ou r eco nom ic life take on that hard m ec hani cal, r e lentless and utterly inhuman app earan ce that bespeaks its affinity with decay. Recently one of America's most p r ominent economists, in considering our presen t economic uifficuJty s till euphemis ti cally known as "the depr ession" , center ed hi s discussion around th e question, " Is capitalis m (Con tinu ed on Page Five )


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\\'ILLI A M P . FL.EMTI\0 G " BUl" ''Sooe' ' J e rseyville, lll. G r ant Park, Dl. College Club T reasure r 4.. Glass Pr es ident 3. Be rgin Debating Socie t y 3. TO THE A L U i\ 'lNI C lass Vice-Pres ide nt 4 . Class Vice-p res iden t 2. B y J am es 0'1\lar u., B. · C. Via to r ia.n 2. 3. St. Jo h n Berchmans Society 1, 2, 3 . I have the hono r, tod ay, of toas tG lee C lu b 2. 1 I ing th e alumni.. Witb ln th e s pace D ramatic Club 2. Viato r ian 1. of a fe w ho urs we, th e gradua t es D ramatic Clu b 3. of 1936 . ou r selves . beco m e m e mbe rs Twenty-s ix mil es is a tong d.tsGlee C lu b 1, 2. of that o r g anization. One of the lance to dri ve to sc hoo l, but with When Sept e mb e r . 1 936 ro lls a- joys o f g r ad uating is in knowing a s mil e on his fa ce and a so ng in rou nd, t h e e ve r -s miling fa ce o f that althou g h we a r e lea vin g t h e hi s he art. Les t e r So ucie bac ked bis " B ill ' Fle m ing will be amo ng th ose g uidin g hand of th e fac ulty · w e are car out o f th e g a r age in G rant missing. an d h is host of f ri en ds will ab le to preserve o ur co ntac t with P a r k , and nosed fo r Bo u r bonnais mo re th an be m oan the. loss. F rom the school th ro ugh our associatio n eve r y mo rnin g. Duri ng h is studies with others w ho have known the h er e, a semi-se r ious na tu re hi dde n t ea c hin gs o f th e Viato ri ans. It is by a gene ra l personal it y has o btainwith g r e at anticipatio n t hat w e look fo r war d to o u r alliance with an org anization t h at n u mber s a m on g its me mb e rs s u ch notab les as His Excelle ncy Bis ho p She il and t in g u is hed co mmen ce m ent Dr. H a rt. W e h a ve t h e of th ese m en and of co un tl ess oth e rs who ho ld up befo r e us th e idea l o f wh a t a Via t o r man s hou ld be. The y a r e a cr edit wo r t h y prod u c t s of

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TO THE FACU LTY By W liUa m P . Fle mlng , P h . B. Today I am hono red in giving a 1 toast to the Faculty, not only as Inst ru ctors and spirit ual advisers, but as co m rades and pals. It is " J im" fi rst set foot _on the cam- ce r tai nl y no t my intention to bepus fou r yea rs ago. w nen he came littl e t he ir dignity, but I can t r uthto us fro m De La.Sall c Hig h in Ch i- f u ll y s a y th ey h a ve lowe red th emHe chose the co m me r ce selves so that th ey might become ca go. cou r se, a nd has fo ll owed t hat par ti - re al f r iends, meeting us o n ou r own 1 ' cul a r fi eld du r ing hi s co ll ege ca ree r . leve l, talk ing to us in o ur own ianWh e neve r the re a rose a questio n de- guage. No doubt they wi ll be m a ndl ng the k now ledge of acco un t- g la d t o see us dep a r t, and th ey ce rT h ey Ing or an un derstand ing of the in- tainly s ho ul d fee l re li eved. tr icac les of Business Pri nciples o r have been re li eved of m any thi ngs t h e p as t fou r yea rs. W e have smoked t he ir cigare ttes, wo rn their topcoats, used a nd abused th e ir books, a n d lou nged in t h eir room s. The nobl e acts and t eaching of the facu lty w ill a lways be held close The g u idan ce they have g ive n to us can no t be m ea s-

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c ampu s. Always q u iet and unassu m i n g , " Jim " won hi s way i n t o th e hearts of h is c lassmates a n d th e f acul ty

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BANQUET TOAST The g r eatest bi t of for t u ne to befall St. Vi a to r in m a ny m oo n s was th e a p pe aran ce of '' Doc" Ellis o n t he campus in t he fa ll o f 1932. S in cf' that tt m e, "Doc" has proba bl y bee n one of the most ac ti ve s t ude nts here. His tal ent as a debate r is kn own fa r and wide, and t he b reach he will leave in the ranks of th e de bat ing society wi ll ce r tainly be g r eatly f e lt. H is ability as a lead er , however, is no t confin ed to t he platfo r m alo ne, fo r h e h as oc cupied seve r a l of th e m os t importapt pos ition s among t h e s tuden t body. ''Doc's" pleasing pe r sonality wo n him a hos t of fri en ds, and h e w ill long be r em emb ered as o ne of th e most po pular m embe r s o f th e class of ' 36. A lth ough his antics a nd h is jo k es hav e been mor e o r less (no sa rc a s m me ant ) a musin g, h e has .p roved hi mself to be a stud ent of t h e highe s t o rder. "Doc" was a lways an eage r and inte res t ed m embe r in e ve r y ac ti vity of hi s class and schoo l, and we a r e p r o ud to have hlm in the 1936 brotlle r hood of Seniors. W e wish him lu ck in h is chosen f ield , an d we know that he w ill be as d evo t ed an ] al um n u s as he was a f rien d t o all his fellow students.

TO THE A THLETE By Raphael IWch e , P h . B .

Inst it u t iOns of h ig h e r lea r ning have as t h ei r p urpos e th e t r a ining of in- · di victuals w ith a we ll-rounded pe rso n a li ty. Th e refo r e, t he s tud en t is trained mo r a ll y and intell ec tual ly, and is given the o pportunity to deve lop hi s phys ical b eing. I n fo rm er' years, it had too oft en been th e prac t ice t o p lace u ndu e emphas is on th e las t m ention ed branch of co llege ac tivity. In m os t s chools, sc ho lastic r equiremen ts we re s t r a ined, and va r ious courses wer e intr od uced wi th the r esult that ce rtain prac ti ces b eca m e r egarded as a n ecessar y evil in our schoo l sys t em . N ow, h oweve r, t h e s tand a r ds have risen ag ain . W e f ind that the a thl ete has be en placed on a p a r with the aver age s t udent and a n intelligent athle t e is no lo nger an exception and s ubj ect f or co mment. It is to thi s type of atll le t e t h at I pr o,pose thi s t oas t th e athlete wh ose purpose is th e de velopmen t of his w hol e p er sonality, no t on ly his p h ys ical being bu t a lso his mor a l and Inte ll ectual being. He

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ou t to g ree t a nd t o make we lco m e so m e vi sito r . H e h a d m any fr iend s and hi s chee rfu l spirit m a d e him a ple as ant la d for co n ve rsa ti on. The records h e h as se t will domi.na t e th e schol ast ic and social an nals of t he college fo r man y year s . It is o ur fi rm belief and deepes t wis h th at this youn g man w ill be s uccessful an d ha pp y in w hatever he m ay und ertak e; t h e a b ilit y he has s how n and the pro g r ess h e is cap a ble of m ak ing a r e ass ur a n ces th a t this, our wi s h , will be f ul f illed.

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Wh en Ray R och e step ped upo n the campu s of S t. Via t or fou r years a go, St. R ita of Chica go se n t an athl e t e , g e n tl eman a nd a scholar , all co mbin ed in a win n ing per so n al ity. Fro m hi s f reshman year to his senio r, " J ee pe r's" a bilities as a n H e won a thle t e wer e o u tstanding. a gu a r d pos ition on t he foo tb a ll t eam as a f r os h , a nd h eld t h at posit io n fo ur year s . '' J eep er' s " fightin g s piri t on the g r id- iro n w ill be gre atly m issed wh en Coac h M cNamara calls roll ne xt f all. H is abili ties w er e r ecogni zed by t he Little 19 Co nfe r en ce, and h e was p lac ed on th e Confer en ce All S tars during hi s f irs t two ye ars. I n hi s senior yea r, his a bi li ty and h is popularity le ad h s t eam-mates t o e lec t him to s har e the co-captaincy wi t h his roo m-mate. His work in th e class room has been in no deg r ee s ho rt of his ath le ti c acco mplis hments , and he h eld t he resp ec t o f his instruc to rs as w ell as that o f hi s ,p layfe llows in s porl Roch e's ever -ready good h umo r and his frank personality made him o ne of th e mos t popu lar m en on the campus. · H e changed acqua!n tance3 in fri ends with a mys t erious

J OH N M. S HIPMAN, C. S . V. sO m ething of th e scho la rl y re c lus e an d so m ethin g of th e good fe llow combined to g ain for B r o t he r S h ipman a hos t of f ri end s and ad mi rers. Neve r ask ing fo r f ri ends hip, n ever seekin g acquain tan ce, th e young cle r ic d rew people to him. B rot h er Ship m an bas e nte r tain ed a kee n inte r es t in his t o ry a nd phil oso ph y, and h e expec t s t o mak e English hi s tory the object of his g r a du a t e s tudie s . F ew s tud en ts h e r e h ave a c qui r ed a vi ew o f the past as com preh en sive as has Broth er Ship m an. One of U1e w orst p ieces of lu ck t o be f a U any m an is the p r ef ec ting of the f reshman corridor, and B rothe r Shi pman m us t have been born unde r an evil s tar, f o r h e w as named to k eep the frosh in or d er for t w o sem este rs. This work t oo k him o ut of mu ch pa r ti cipation in campus affairs. This work , we fee l s ure, w ill m ake h im premat u r ely g ray. But h is un comp romising adh es ion to his d u ty h as long co mmanded th e r esp ec t of th e s tuden t bod y. May

th e future yi eld h im r ich h a rves t s f r om the seeds of chara c t er building he h as sown whil e her e. al ch e m y of th e m oment s t rangel y h is own. He wi ll b e m is sed f rom th e campus almo s t as mu ch b y the f r esh m en of las t y ear who knew him but fo r a sing le t e rm as by the uppe r-c lass m en who have known him for al l their years at St. Viator. Ray was a "regular fello w ".


l'AOJr.

THE VlATQRlAN

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1936.

JrlVE

Brother Gedwill Is BANQUET TOAST Spiritual Renaissance BANQUET TOAST Cleric For 25 Years And Recovery (Co ntinued F rom Page li''our)

(Contin ued From Page Fou r)

Is (Continued from Page Three)

to Blame ?" In s ubs tance his answe r was that it co uld not be s ince capitalis m was a mere phase or ~ec t of a much deepe r und erlying cause which was the machine of our industrial sys tem and which because it need ed e ven vaster s tores of acc umul a ted wealth to k eep it going capitalism became a consequent neeessity. Vigorously reform capitalism or put communism in its place and you will not have touched this unde rlying cause. Man, the machin et ender, caug ht in the maze of the machine's perpetual m otion, suffers primarily, from .. a loss of any sense of wholeness of life, of a harmonious relation be tween its component parts without which no c ulture can preserve its integrity or individuals have unthwarted lives." Men have lost -thei r belief in the WQrth of what th ey do , of the deeper purpose of the lessons of history as he is of the deePer cause of our discontent, th e loss of the sense of the wholeness of life is rooted in man's loss of belief in their place in Chris t 's Mystical Body. With that loss there went the failure to understand what manner of men they are. Without faith ~ the source of unity in life or in a culture which any socie ty sets up there is this i nevitable sense of futility and ~preaching decay. Religion as a culture's inner aspect is the key to its significance and not its outer economic life as Marx and recently the German pbilosopher Spengler would have us believe. Today as I have said, our Western cul t ure has been attempting the impossible, what no civilizalion has ever before tried: t he divorce of r eligion from life, if not religion's comp lete suppression. The result is apparent a s recorded in the observations of th e thoughtful economist of whom I have just made mention. But it seems to m e indications appear here and th er e that thinking men are about to change their minds. S trangely enough we m ay find the cause of change in the newer and mo r e profound view which the leaders of science today are presenting as to th e ultimat e nature of the materia l wo rld. The old billiard ball picture, as Wh itehead

undo

the

sl aver y

of

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old

but

that will be a ccomp lished ultimately as s ure as effect follows cause. And w ith the passing of the old materialism must go the equall y dange rous conce pt of scien ce which esch ews any claim to pronounce upon the ultimate nature of rea.llty and considers science simply as a kind of magic talisman for gainlng control ove r nature by means of endless ingenious invention s the 'powe r ' conce pt with no accompanying SJJirit to forbid any transfer of th e powe r to any utterly unscrupu lo us hands, that may seize it ; the science that slays its ~ reat01· because it is a cre ature without a soul, a Frankensteinian monster s t a lking to its p r ey. In this renaissance of spirit, however faint, s uch centers of the perennial tradition as the Catholic college may take on n ew courage and hope o~ far deeper influ ence. H ere we are, the heirs of the ages possessing truth of w hich th e modern man is so desperately in need. Ther(! is abundant evidence both in Europe and A meri ca of a real Catholic revival, a d eeper con scio usn ess of our own solidarity of Our understanding of th e profound significance of the · doc trines of the Mystical Body of Christ and the role of every member therein. Here, in what is now a strictly self-contained America with va.st Catholic imigrations no longer adding to our population the day of indi.tferent financial s upport on the part of our Catholic laymen as the sum total of Catholic action no lqnger suffices. We have left the brick and mortar stage and must enter in the arena of clashing thought and opposing cultutal and social systerns w hich constitute the present A m erican scene. Yet Catholic intellectuals in America have never had a more magnificent opportnnity to present their way of life to mu ltitudes of thoughtful but utterly confused men and women of today, a m essage which thinking Christians must believe to be the difference between sound progress and ch aos. I think it is just pos sible that the age of rej ection of the sup ernatural and the deification of man is already past. It has been widely observed that we a.re apt to think in terms of the past to speak of it as though it were still la bels it, wh ich ca,p tured the m inds present. W e know d efinite ly that of the nin e teenth century and which so many o ther phaseS of man's life considered matter in motion as t he final analys is of r eality is now are in profound transitions. May qu ite as dead as a dinosaur. It is no t th e same apply to man's attitru e that the masters of Soviet tude towards the spiritual and the Russia do not know this and they t r anscendent? If we rely upon the are still attempting to build a so- rhythmic action and r eac ti on which ciety upon the basis of a dialectical seems to hold for so many other materialism that is definitely dis- phases of history then the r eturn proved by the ve r y scientific theory to the spiritual is already a r eali t y that conceived it. Perhaps it was and it is only t hos e who are s low in r ecognizing the new situa t ion. The the utter fi nality of this old view, earliest possible recognition obviouswhich professed to pronounce the ly will mean much for us in t h e very last word on reality and that way of new faith and s tronger trust with the utmost s implicity, that ap - in our own p otentialities.

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April 8 s hould have been a g r eater r ea l day at St. V,iator Co llege than it flee

true

amateur s pirit with the spirit or the s tudent, and is guided in eve rything by m anly principles, The qualities of s portsmanship, courage and integrity that he learns ln the game becomes a part of him ln all his activities. H e plays the gam e to wi n- not for m e r ce nary purposes, b ut fo r a nobler end. The love of the game and th e thrill of competi tion permit hlm to enrich his characte r . I, ther efore , give a toas t to th e athlete, not only to the s tar and the r egular, but also to t hat vas t army of subs titutes who are fodde r fo r practice. Only m en can play the game with the s piri t that I h ave found here. May it thus always remain. - - - - -- - olic lay m en and women in our hundred and fifty Cath ollc colleges upon whom has been lavished so much a ttention the Chur ch has a nght to place H er chief hopes for the future in this country. That 1s as 1t should be To whom much 1s given from him mu ch shall be expeeled. Was the Church' s Divine Counterpart, Christ Hi mself, ever more severe in H is condemnation than of that man w ho having received a gift or talent proceeded to bury the same and produce no thing. They are traito rs, false to their trust before God and man who as h earers of the word and not doers are likened to the man who beheld his own countenan ce in the g lass of tru t h and then went his way and forgot the manner of man he was. Never has the Church presented more varied forms of activity for the educated Catholic laymay than today. It is the layman's great age in the Church, the most definite call to him to p artici pa te actively in th e Apostolate of the heirarcby which is today breathlng new life in the Church under the name of "Catholic Action" . My wish fo r you my dear f riends as you s tand perhaps on the threshold of your careers is most of all that you may be possessed of a deep sense of yo ur responsibility commen s urate with the opportunity and privilege that has been yours; that you may have t h e enduring sat isfaction, as th e years increase, to feel that you have been faithful t o your trus t . May you never get the notion that your si ngle efforts are not of transcenden t importance but be co n scious always that th e power of spirit knows not su ch limits as are placed on body. A single comp elling mind has so often in the past and can now change a whole community, a stat e, a nation. The whole world may be its f ield of influence.Nor may I close w ithout r eminding you of your duty of loyalty to this insti tution whi ch has mother ed you. It has provided you wi th a priceless possession, a power against which the

In the sen se that the years which worl d may seek to break you but they were no longer capable of en- these graduates have now completed in vain . And that with which you vis ion1ng any system which gave have bee n years of preparation, of have been endowed has been at the cost of the very life substance of place to human freedom. Appar- attempt to grasp principles, whereas many self-sacrificing men who have ently however that tragedy must be th e year s to come must be predom- had but meagre aid from outside. played to the bitter end. The new inan tl y years of acting on those The consciousness of the transcendphysicist r ealizes. and in his real - principles. This finishing and most ent iiDJ>Ortance of their task well ization insists, that his r epo rt of properly this commen ci ng is some- done has been their only r eward. reality phrased in the most abs tract thing of a r eal milestone for them Your activity in their b ehalf will of mathematical formulae by its May I also remind t hem that it is be a fair index, a good mirror of very nature, cannot be anything a commonplace that if w e do not the worth of your other endeavor s. more than partial, that science must act as we have been learning to May God bless you. recognize the transcendent in reality, think we shall quite soon begin to the non- material, in s imple language think as we really act. The huthe spiritual. Now science is the man mind is a unitary principle Mrs. James H . R. Cromwell,' the modern Messiah and therein is the and will not long tolerate and ser- former Doris Duke, "richest girl," hopeful sign. It will take time of lous division between intellect and spent two days on the Duke Unico urse for this new view to trickle will, between thinking and acting. versity campus rec en tly-~d wasn't down to the masses of men and Upon the thousands of young Cath ~ recognized.

actuall y was.

It was on that day

TO THE FACUU£Y that these men have endu.red

so that t h ey might be abl e to de-

that B rother C. J . Gedwi ll , C. S. V.. vo te th eir lives to th e honor and co mple t ed twe n ty-five years of his g lory of teaching. Th e ideaJs that re lig ious life. Ch aracteristic of his th ey have set up for us will serv e unassuming personality, the good to guide us in th e futur e as they brothe r le t the day pass unannounc - have in th e pas t. This body of devoted men will always be held as exemplars of the truth, and as ideals of sincerity and r espect. The example th ey have shown to us wi ll r eign s uprem-e throug hout ou r lives. What the faculty has done for us can neve r be set down adequately in separate detail ; bu t the s um total of their teaching shall man ifest itself in a gradual broadening of ou r minds and ennobling of our hearts. They have not only awakened in our hearts an a rd ent desire lor ed and consequently unsung. In the knowl edge but th ey have inplanted name of the faculty, therefo r e, the in our minds a profound store of Viator ian s taff tak es this opportun- th e spiritual things of life. They ity to cong r a tulate B rother and wish have s anctified our intellects, they him AD MULTOS ANNOS! have s trengthened our wills, fo r Brothe r GedwiJJ bas been associ- t hey are the disciples of God. Their ated with the college since 1921 teachings, their influence and their when h e was transferred from Col- example we shall always endeavor umbus College, Chamberlam, Sou th 1 to follow. Dakota. He has occupted several For th ese precious gifts which positions while here including the they have lavished upon us, we are assistant dir ection of the young dee,ply and humbly thankful. We m en studying for th e pries thood, realize in this par ting hour that and the office of dean of discipline we can never discharge our debt in St. Viator Academy. When the to them. Fo r spl ritual goods have Academy was dis continu ed in 1931, no equ ivalent in material things. h e was a ppointed Provincial Secre- We must confine our idea of gratltary in which position he has proved tude and appreciation to the fond himself invaluable. wish of our hearts-that our teachBrother Gedwill h as come to be a el"S may be blessed with many more much loved figure on the campus. successful years of service to St. With a genial personality and a Viator College, to young men, and happy s mile and good word for to God . everyone he meets he has done m uch to spread around him an attar of happiness. H e is never too bll.9y to do the little favo r you ask ; and as one of his confreres r emark ed : " Brother Gedwill is always on the job whether it be in Noted Viator .>\.lumnus Says World the chapel, in his office, or simply ltipe For Spiritualization in enjoying good fellowship with the other members of the fac ulty''. Declaring that the problem of the f uture for the Catholic Church is not one of intellectual opposition but on e of battlin g for the right of a man to b e a man, for a man to live, the Rt. Rev. Fulton J. Sheen, (Co ntinu ed From Page Four ) noted priest of the Catholic Hour TO THE ALUMNI broadcasts, and Viator alumnus, urg education. They ar e s uccessful in ed the students ot St .. Mary's Colthe only real sense of the word. ~ege, ~otre Dame, Indiana, to r ealIf our stay here at St. Viator has IZe thetr r esponsibilities and to seize b tt d . d t h eve ry opportunit y for fighting Come er e us lD any way an aug t . us how to li ve, we may show our murusm. appreciation not onl y by applyin g in In pointing out to the st udents our lives t h e princi,ples that we their part in this battle agains t have learn ed, but by actively assoc- communism, Monsignor Sheen said ia tin g ourselves w ith our brother al - in par t: umni. ''Today the Church is not suffe rThe alumni have been organized ing f rom any intellectual opposition. fo r many years and have do ne splen- The opposition today is moral. It is did work. With increased member- not how the Church thinks that tt t th ·t· b t h ship, however , there has arisen the rna ers o e oppos i wn, u ow n eed for more local assemblies. Just the Church ' lives. Our new enemy r ecently th e a lumni of Chicago have is one of invasion and that is the organized the Chicago Viator Club . invasion of communism The en thusiasm manifested at ·the "Lenin's definition of communism

I

Msgr. Fulton Sheen Urges Conquest Of Communisitic Evils

BANQUET TOAST

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hoped that t his action of the Chi- out any regard for any set or rul' es. "Communism is a ,philosophy of life and all manner of social injustice f locks to communism. It has some good things, Uut the good things in communism came from u s."

cago men will lead to one great unified Viator club with local organizations in all par ts of the nati on working in harmony with each other. Although we who are g r ad uating are small in number, we promise our active s upport to all alumni undertakings and sincerely hope that we migh t , in so me way, be of assistance to our college in the upward swing t o her p lace in the s un. To the alumni, then, we offer this toast. May you who are graduates of St. Viator never forget the ideals that we r e se t here before yo u and may you keep all those sentiments

Harvard stud ents who sent fake borb to Gov. Curley and p inned a r ed fl ag on the flagpole of the ' Supreme Court building in Washington may be severely disc iplined by the college.

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that lnsplred you in your student days , throughout the r est of your lives.


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THE VIA TORI.Al>

IX

VALEDICTORY By W . STEPHEN GOULD, A. B. T oday

Catbollc unlike

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does thls Catholi c edu cation m ean to fami ly e volved from promisc uity, the us? Is it j ust a name? Does it ch urch from irreligion. and th e s tate mean that we will follow the ordi-

nary duties that a re expected of a

from anarc h y. Do they not know that it is a natural thing for man

Cath olic?

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Intangi ble to set down ln words. It has burnt i tself deep Into our very soul s and left there an indelible mark . Yes, a mark that should djstlngui sh us from th e ordinary college graduate provided t h a t we

to s ati sf y his appe tite. These problems of our mo r al life become more co rn,pli cat ed in our age by the rise of birth control, s terilization, and the r ecent movem ent of euthanas ia. These problems are th e problems of the graduate of today, and it is our

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W. Stephen Gould COMMENCEMENT DAY 1 w.

PROGRAM

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Bloomington, m. College Club President ~ . Senior C lass Presiden t 4. I . R . C. Presiden t 4.

CLASS BANQUET

Toastmaster .............................. Stephen Gould, ' 36, Class President The Day Student .............. ·-·-·· ......... Les ter Soucie, '36 St. J ohn Berchmans Society 2, 3. The Athlete .......................... ................. -.................. Raphael Rocbe, '36 Pres ident 3 · The Faculty ...... -..................... _.. _.. ,_,_,_,_._ ..................... -William Fleming, '36 Bergin De bating Society 2, 3, 4 . ....... _.. _.... James O'Mara. '36 The Alumni Manage r of Debate 4. Investing o f PN!81dent or Class of 1931 with cap and gown Viatorian 2, 3. • The Se niors .......................... Edward But tgen , '37, Class President Banquet Toastmaster 4. The N ew Doctor of Laws .................................... J ohn Tracy Ellis, '28, Ph. D. Valedictory 4. Au Revoir ... .. ..... Very Rev. E . V. Cardinal, C. S. V., Ph. D., Pres.

COMMENCEMENT Processional, Pomp and Chi val ry .. Roberts "Ame ri ca and World Peace" ........ ................................... .Norbert E llis, '36 "The Church and W orld Peace" .......... John Shipman, '36 Overture, Marylarid ...... . Fuhrer Reading Citation for Honorary Degree .... Rev. Bernard Mulvaney, C . S . V ., .......................... .. ..................... ........... A . M., Dean Conferring of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Reverend Charles A. Hart, '17, Ph. D., ............. .. Very Rev. E . V. ....... -.... ·--.... ........Cardinal, C. S. V., Ph. D ., President Graduat ion Address .................. Rev. Charles A. Hart, ' 17 , Ph. D., LL. D. Conferring of Degrees Grantintr of Diplomas Awarding of Honors Valedictory ... .. ................. ......... .. ...... Stephe n O<>uld, 'S6 B en ediction ................ Mos t R e v. Bernard J. Sheil, D. D ., LL. D., V. G., Senior Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago .............. Sousa

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•. education bas taught u s many things, som e or whi ch will aid u s in our material life. More important than this, it w UI help us to interpret our modern life and its philosophy _ it wll1 lead us on to e ternal g lory. Thls and this alone Is all that we c an desire and ever hope for. Ours was the privilege to be taught lhe mys t e ri es of the philosophers. H ere were pointed out to us the profundities as w e ll as th e fal s ities of th eir thought. Nev ertheless , w e w e re astoni shed by th e teachings of A r istotle and Plato, for th e ir writ~ ings were even then filled with the t eachings of the yet-to-be-born Chri s tianity. Th e wond er of it a ll

college. Not one of us can excuse ourselves with the plea of ignorance, for we were taugh t that birth control is unnatu ral to man, that euthanasia is no more than legalized murder, and that the right of the stat e in r egard to sterilization should be exe r cised seldom, if at all. Our Catholic education h as given us the solution fo r our modern social problems. W e were shown two grea t gu ides and those guides will be forever r emember ed-the g reat en cyclicals o! Pope Leo XIII and Pope Pius XI. The g r eat writings of these two Popes point the way in our social .and economic life. In the encyclicals on labor a new hope was instilled in the hearts of the will make th e obs erver pause and laborer, and th e continual strite becon t emplate th ese e ternal tru ths tween capital and labor was lamentthat were sought for and found tby ed Here was defined for the rir st these greatest of think ers. Ai e r the birth of this n ew re li gion men's tim e the duties and the rights of soul s sou ght sti ll greater heights. employe r and employee. The r abid The mind with the truth then in its doctri ne of "Laissez Falre" was degrasp beg an to sear ch r easons for nounced and a n ew ou tline of cothis truth and to look about itself operation was formulated in these with the aid of this n ew philosophy. encyclicals. The downtrodden labMan waited and searched, but with orer was offered a kindly and ass istthe great Saints Augustine and ing hand. Their right to organize Thomas Aquinas came th e teachings was upheld and the laboring man of Plato and Aristotle clothed in was raised to his deserving heights lhe beauty of Ch ri stianity and pro- of nobility. Man, we were told, pounded s till further by the bril- was not to be considered jus t a taint m.i nds of these two great phil- machine to be dri ven and oveiWorkosophers. In that philosophy we ed, indeed not, for man, be h e rich were taught the myste ries of the or .poor, e mployer or employed, is mind, and h e r e was explained to still human and still has a righ t to us the r e lation between truth and a decent livelihood. However, the the natural law of God . world s till ador es at the throne of But we learned more than the Mammon and everything, even life thou g ht of the past- w e learned how itself is sacrificed to it. Time was to apply this thought to the pro- when the rights of the working man blems of the present. This mode rn were trampled upon and gro und inage is the age of gross materialism to the earth . But there has apand it is thi s fal se doc trine that we peared on the ho.rizon a new life must strive to overcome and defeat. and a n ew hope. During th e last There are still those w ho , even as of four years there have been tremendold, declare t hat there is no God _ ous improvements in the w elfa re of those who claim that w e have no the laborer. Ours is an era of fre e will _ and even those who changean age of r ead jus tments hold that our three primary pillars and of reO rgani zation , and ours is of society, the church, the s tate, and the duty to do all w e can to supth e fami ly have evolved from th eir port this new awakening. S lowly ompanifpo_ sietsetsa.tionsonofalla pseo idepsleowfhuo shaarvee

but surely this selfis h doctrine of rugged individualis m is fal!ng into been misled - yes, misled because d isre,pute-even into popular disre th ey w e re told that a1l of us are pute. The principles enunciated by to follow th e whims of our desires the Popes are s lowly exerci sing theit; without the help of w ell-ordained au- powerful influence. May their thority - and where have they been t e achings be adopted in their enAt least the Catholic grad- tirety! We as Catholic graduates led ? ua t e has been instructed in .princi- .pledge to do our part in spreading p ies _ principles whi ch a re as old thi s bl essed doctrine. as th e world and e ven older Ours is the hope that the t e achprinciples which have existed from ings found in th ese e ncyclicals will eternity. It is the duty or the become the guide of governments. Catholic graduate to apply these The policy of brothe rhood among principles, which have bee n taught men m u s t still be strengthened. Nato hi m , to the great probl ems which ions of the world m us t soon r ealize he is to mee t . No God! th e world that th eir destini es and the destin may shout. But cannot the Cath- ies of othe r nations a re closely in oloic graduat e call to mind th e terwoven. Nations, too, must adopt great argumen ts of Thomas A qu inas. a n ew policy of p eace les t they p erYes, arguments so overwh elming in ish from th e earth . Do not w e, th ei r logic that no man from his who profess a universal r eligion of day t o this has ever s uccessfully love also profess a unive rsal r eliNo free will! the gio n o! peace? P eace among nar ef uted th em. determinis t may exclaim . But bow tiona is our hope as well as peace pitiful their arguments before the among our f ellow m en . testimony of our own conscience 1 This, then, is what Catholic edu-

CLASS OFFICERS President ......... ... ........... . "··················-··- .. W . Stephen Gould, A . ............................. Lester J . Soucie, A . Vi ce-President ...... Norbert E. E llis, Ph. Treasurer ............... ........................ Jam es J . O'Mara, B . S. Secr etary 33 The fall of ' brought to our midst a gentleman who was destined to become one of the fo r emost leadh s v iator ers upon t e campus of t . College. With "Steve" Gould's a rrival , St. Viator received a man among men We need only r ecall hts list of achievements dunng hi s three years here to r ealize that our school IS losmg one of the fmes.t flgures on the campus "Steve" came to VIator rn hi s second year of college, but Withm a short time hts talent was recogmzed , and With thi s r ecognition follow ed his rapid progr ess in t o offices that demanded r esponsibilty and mental prowess. Not only was "Steve" a leader among his fe llow stu dents, but h e a lso was an outstanding figure upon th e forens ic platform . Durin g hi s last two years, he was an outstanding member of the Bergm Debating Society, holding a most responsible position on the team and partic ipating in every major debate in which Viator took part. The Ber g in Debating Soc~ty r~grets yo~r loss as a most a le de ater, an your vacancy, "Steve", will be most dHficu lt to fill. In parting, we wish you a most successful career as a lawyer, and may your r eco rd in the world be as unblemished and as brilliant as you r career at St. Viator.

Dr • EIII"S HeadS C• U• A• Summer SChOOl Dr. John Tracy Ellis, '27, has been renamed director of the Southern Branch Summer Session of the Catbolic University of Am erica. The school was opened in San Antonio, T exas, last y ear, when Doctor Ellis was appointed as its firs t director. The high success of th e venture r ecommended the form e r Viator s tudent and professor for the r e-appolntment this year. cation means th e appli cation of sound principles to th e proble m s of modern life - principles old as th e ages, principles that have come from God Himself. It is to th ese sacr ed principles and th ese ideal s that we as Catholic grad u ates dedicate ou rselves for eve r .

B. B. B. C.

BANQUET TOAST BANQUET TOAST TO THE SENIORS

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Edward Buttgen, '37. The high est tnbute that we can pay the graduates thts afternoon 1s the expressiOn of our hope that th ey Will never change. We know them now , w e have known the m for three years, as men who hav e found the elus 1ve key which unlo ck s the door to good hvmg, to social hap.pmess, to personal integrity. In them, w e have seen m u ch to admire and imitate, and we hope that th e people who will know them 20 years hence will find in them the same qualities that we have fo und. To Norbert Ellis and Jim O'Mara, we owe a debt for lessons in goodfellowship. They have shown u s a spirit t r aditionally Viatorianthat friendship makes life infinitely more worth-whil e and that Roy Hall is the best place in the world f or bein g friendly . Their possessions were ours, and their good word s, everybod y's heritage. From association with Bill F1 eming, und ergraduates have been exposed to the catching philoso phy that many serious pr oblems in life are bes t solved by laughing at th em; that men love a humorist; and h e who can find the humo r in life h as th e world at his finge r- tips. Despite his fluidity of s,peech this afternoon, Steve Gould 1\o.s seldom demanded the floor . H e has been content to listen-yet every organization on the campus has r ecognized him as a le ad er , and th e offices h e has h eld for th r ee years speak eloquently of the faith Viator has placed in his abilities. It h as been pleasant to work und er Steve in the student activities that be has direc ted. Lester Souci e has examplitied the r es ults o! application to and effort in college work. Knowl edg e, not a degree, has been th e s tar toward which h e s teered , and as w e learn ed t o know him, we learned th e wisdam of h is ide al . Today we hav e nothin g but admiration for hi s achiev ements , nothing but pride in hi s friendship . For Brother Shipman, undergraduates have hidden a sec ret r es pect - a respect for his devotion to duty. With a difficu lt t ask befor e him -

TO THE DAY STUDENTS By Lester Soucie, A. B . A long witb otbe r tlllngs that have come to me, while making that effort toward the d evelopment of a moral character that is com monly known as securing an education, has been the fact that with any attainment or honor , there appear at once r espon s ibility and obligation. Hence ,along with the honor or being the only Senior Day Studen t at St. Viator this year, comes the r espons ibility and sen timen t s which the spi rit of St. Viator has i.n.stlled into m e, and I believe into every h eart t h.a t has been a ssocia t ed for four years with this insti tution and its faculty. When we left High School we looked to th e higher things in life, and bad an unquenchable thirst fo r truth. Afte r fou r years of searching, with the aid ot a never tiring and abl e faculty we have been rewarded to the extent that it now appears we have just begun to see

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he has eve r been the most helpfu l

of men - even when his hours were too full for helping us - has never been d enied, and in him w e see that they are the busiest m e n w ho have mos t t ime fo r others. Finally, a ll of u s are bet t e r for having known Ray Roche. To the school, he has stood for more than football ca,ptain. He has the distin ction of being the only ath lete among the graduates, it is t rue: bu t Ray was also a debater, a man inte r es t ed in music, a man acquainted with a hundred phases of life. H e could bluf the freshmen ; he co uld di sc uss international diplomacy. Association with him has shown us th e ve rsatility of a well- round ed man. These men we have known and loved. These men we shall miss. An d as th ey leave St. Viator, we say to them : "May all good fo rtune befaU you, and each day some ray of golden light falJ on your path" .


T U ESDAY, J U NE 2, 1936.

P AGE

THE VIATt>RIJUII

~EVEN

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Viator Sports

A

H ealthy Mind

A

H ealthy Body

Covers A ll A thleties

lndees End Season Irish Grid Sked With A Double Bill For 1936 Is Tie 4-4; Lose 8-6 Announced

RE-APPOINTED

Ticulka Smashes Out Another J ordan College Of Michigan May Homer As Viator Nine Loses Be H omecoming F oe With th r ee

Dolph hits

Guy

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allowing si x

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Coach MeN amar a anno un ces t h a t

he

t h e V i ator g ridmen of n ext y ear wi ll

inn ings

Wright College Green Wave Downs Bows to Viator; State Nine In 2nd Fray, 4-3 Return Tilt Dolph Guy 's P inch Hit P roves Stevens, Ticulka and Lee Star As Winning Punch Of Game Irish W in 10.8. Tom

Finnegan,

f r eshman

paw h url er , t u rned in a

wo rked a n d w it h th e Green Wave m ee t a t least seven opponen t s and

south-

Fres h

f rom

their

triumph

ove r

masterf u l Wright College on Friday, the Irish

perfo r mance agains t Wright Coll ege b aseba ll men journeye d to the Kan-

Me BROOMS

The College Ind ees counted once in t h e third and added two in the

fifth

w h en

F r ank

Ticulka

banged

out a homer with a mate on board.

BANQUET TOAST " TO THE DAY STUDENTS "

The three final runs came in th e s lxth but were not en ough to win the f r ay. Via tor co llected seve n hi t s

off

the

a nd

Senesac

pitchin g

whil e

of

Suprenant

Dave

M cGr ath

a llowed ten blows. These two g ames fini shed th e season for the Irish Independents, who had one of the most miserab le seasons any Viato riao baseball nine cou ld ever have had. Playing but two inte r- colleg iate games the Iris h woo one and dr opped one for a .500 r all ng in inter -collegiate competition . Summary AB t . V iator (4)

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a light in the distance, wh ich beckons us on foreve r . It was necessary fo r us to arrange some sort of an cho r or g uide in the develop men t of our fu ture ideals, and for that purpose w e have chosen St. Viato r College. Sin ce coming her e we have attained ce rtain ideals and fo r m s of r eality. As an aid in the attainment of these aims and ideals, scholastic

Bowers, 2b. Ticulka, ss. Tures, rf.

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philosophy has beco m e a part of 0 our life and w e feel sure tb ese o teachings will enable us to take an 2 ac tive part and place in the community as worth while ci tizens.

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I would li k e, if I may, to offe r and the large c rowd ind icated the this adv ice: En t er into t he ac ti vities reviving inte r es t in the n a tional pastof your school wi th a ll the ene rgy time on the local campus. you command . Realize ea rl y th a t S wnmar y upon your efforts m ust depend your St. Vi a t o r (4) AB H R fut ur e. Remember, that though t h e Sala, U. 0 fac ul ty is capable and willing and Pall adino, ss. 0 the eq ui pmen t complete, these th ings Bower , 2 b. 2 4 a r e onl y a means to be u se d by you in your sear ch fo r learning.

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POET:

Sanhuber, lb.

Foederer, lb. U of Georgia's so n or d aughter, Do you love your alma mater, If s o, it should be your duty To protect h e r vernal beauty; Man o r woman, youth o r lass Pleace don't s tep u pon the g rass.

R ESTAURANT

Schuyler Ave., North of Court

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KAN KA I<EE'S BEST KN OW N

Mantle Radio

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Li gh t ed W! ocycle Dial Wo r th $12 .50; Specia l $9.95 Coco Sued e Leather Jack ets Kn it Co ll ar a nd C uffs. $4.98 !Ui d $5.69 Capes kin or G r a in Leath e r Jru:kets $5.98 an d $7.98

Bair d- Sw ann ell T e l 800 - Sporti n g Goods De p t .

H

11 The fact that 1 has caused me

no embarrassment 0 whatever, ei ther in the class room 1 I o r on the campus. I am glad I will 0 be able in th e future to recall my 0 ex perience at good old St. Viator and my association With th e faculty as having been altogether fai r ,

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Hotel Kankakee Sid ney

H e r bst, Manager

ANDREWS INSURANCE AGENCY

DINING ROOM MAGNIFICANT BALL ROOM

Insurance of A ll K in d s 107 EAS T COURT STREET

A

hearty we lco me awaits the students and fr ie nds of St. Viator College.

KANKAKEE

ILLINOIS Phone 1933


OLLEGE HO~ 11

T. VIATOR COLLE E

DEGREE

J ' 'E 2,

GEN ERAL INFORMATION

' OI<ARY DEGREE, DO r~a·•,

H(_m<,rllt

(.;tJnt~rt'OO

(Con

TOR OF LAWS

f.JD--

Liberal

i-yur Cou:rns Offered

T h e Rever en d C h arles Aloysiu Hart, Ph. D. A , tanl Profe.o<10r of Philoaophy

Art

Sci e n c e

Guy, p

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C ommerce

Lee.

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Totals

Pre-Den t al

H ELOR DEGREES

in

Regard

to

PER &EKESTER

T ui t ion Board Residence

o r A r tft to--

of

Les ter J. S oucie, Grant Pack , Dlinois. "A History of Grant Park". Phll.-phy to-

F oot ball Track

Seneca, Dllnois.

UJ:Wh f' lo r o f l "'hiiOJWJ phy

1936".

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t,o-.

$75.00 $150.00 87.50 175.00 35.00 to $ 60.00 70.00 t o $120.00 - - ----$197.50 t o $222.60 $395.00 to $445.00

ATHLJ:TIC ACTIVITIES Swimming H andball Basketba ll Baseball Tennjs Bowling Kitten Ball Boxm g In t ramural Tournaments in A ll Spor ts

Accredilotion

Jnvalldatcd New Deal Meu.sures and Thei r Effect on Recovery" . tlsM" h r l o r o f Co m:m(>rica) ScJ n ee t-o--

Janzack, If. Martell, c. Condon, ss Belll!IO. cf.

Fo r furth er information a.ddresl!l : Din>etor of Admloelona, St.

- -- -- - Student Converts

Tures,

Charl es

S.

Gal br eat h,

THE HONORS IN PHILOSOPHY by -

cap t ain

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McG rath,

2

p.

Totals CoD!!oUdate<l Bou le, 2b.

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Martell, Jb. B. Moisa.nt,

rl .

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lb.

Molsant. Neuman, C.

Sup renant, c!. Cha.rbanne r , Nestor , l!. While, If.

Totals

of

the football team and an outstand -

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the sen ior c l ass is

and have been received into th e Catholic Church by the Rev. Dr. John A. O'Brien , Catholic chaplain a t the unive rsi t y .

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Each semester a cou rse of instruction in the Catholic Faith is con- 1 dueled fo r the non-Catho1i c students at th e uni versi t y. Each year a consider ab le number enter the Church befor e t he en tir e Catholic s tudent body assembled at Mass. For 20 years it has been the practice to r eceive the student converts into lhe Chur ch at a public ceremony.

THE ENGLISH ESSAY HONORS bySamuel Hamilton, Chicago, Dlinois

' • Me rited

Joseph W. Prokopp, Springfield, Illinois.

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THE HONORS IN LATIN M erl h -"d

by-

: Viator Booster To 1 Give Party June

Ri c hard A. Crowley , and-

M.

l\ta r hall

Bour bonnais, 1

L a more, Dlinois.

<-'t in M eri t-

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Patri c k J. Toomey , Cblcago, Illinois THE H ONORS IN DEBATING E dw a rd

W.

Warsaw,

A u g u st Morris,

Norbert Seneca.

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Viator Boosters, C. Y. 0. unit of St. Viator parish, 4170 Addison street and well known in social and athletic circles of the northwest side will add another success to their already long list of social events for 1936 when they hold their summer formal dance on Friday June 19, at the beautiful Mohawk Countr y club. The music t\;11 be furnished

Dlinoi.s.

Mendol a,

Dlinois.

by the Royal Club Orchestra. The Idance committee consists of Thomas

B.

B la ck,

illinois.

E.

E lli s,

Dlinois.

Willi a m S. G ould, Blooming1on_ Dlinoi.s

I

mond Leonard, Joseph Gabel

and

Margaret ManneHy, 'With R ita 1ianl nel1~ as gen,era: chairman .. ?fficer s are. the R.-. E. J. McCarthy, chaplain: Charles Hausman. president: M. .Mannelly. ,;ce-president; Joseph Gabel. treasurer; Jean FolloW}·, reco rding-secretary ; Raymond Leonard corresponding secretary ; Rita :Man-

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Ad in the Daily Prince tonaln : Dllnol&.

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What Is MORTEX? Uquld Emulsifi ed Asphalt

Perfect Pre&ervatl ve Protecti on

A pe rfect p r o t ecti ve coatin g ! or brushing, spray1ng or t roweHing,

evaporates, a b lack, fiex:ible rubberlike fUm remains which Is waterp roof, acid, alk aline and f lre resistant, and shuts out lnllltr aUons or a.tr. M o rtex r> does not cr ack or p eel ln co ldes t weather, n or bUs te r , eag no r run on hottest d a ys and always remains ela.sUc. It Is odorless, tasteless and n oninflammable and can be safely used ln confined places. It r eadily bonds t o all clean surfaces. and also to damp sur-

faces, but should never be applied over dusty, dlrty, greasy or oily surfaces o r an imperfect bon d will resulL f a ces to obtain perf ect satisfaction.

Use only on clean su r-

Used !or DAMPPROOFING WALLS and FLOORS, PAINTING GALVANIZED IRON, PROTECTING CLEAN IRON A.."'D STEEL, ROOF REPAIRING and as an ADHESIVE. It can be mlxed with P or tland Cement and dries out a sort gray color for patching de· teriorating concre te..

McCormack, Eugenia Pollo'li\.-y, Ray-

B u ttgen,

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being a high grade Mexican asph alt dlspersed as minute particles In water for convenient handllng. It Ls applied cold. As the moisture Are Equal l ;y

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just made p ublic prefession of faith

William S. Gould, Bloomington, Dllnois

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one of a dozen students at t he Univer sity of DJinois her e who have

John M. Shipman, Cleveland, Ohio.

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At U. of Illinois; Grid ! -- -- - - -Captain Among Group

ing member of

B

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lb.

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sergeant-at-arms.

ln M er it.--

~l erltcd

VIator Co~'!~.

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! "WILL THE GENTLEMAN who wr apped his girl in one of the nelly, historian and T. McCormack, ;uo:;:m ~, .. Ciub curtams please re-

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John M. Shipman , Cleveland, Ohio.

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Ticulk&, ss.

Central, Tbe Big Four and the New York Central. It can also be reached by Dlinois R<>utes 113, 17, H . 49, and 25 and U. S. R<lute 4~ .

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nator Bu rke, 3b. I.

1

William S. Gould, Bloomington, Dlinois tll: l

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SL VJator College is recognized as a four year

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Antone. p.

kakee. It is easy to access via Kankakee on the mail Jin e of the Tilin ois

'" m e d t..ed by-

3 3

college by the foll owing agencies : University ot D.llnois Department or Public lnolruction of W. Neuman. ss. Catholic Educatlonal Associa tion the State o! Illinol.o. R. Suprenant. p. St. VIator College is sl tuated in Bourbonnais, Dlinols, fl!ty Senesac p . L· o c a t IOn on e miles south o r Chicago, an d three miles north of Kan-

JameS J. O'Mara, Chicago, Illinois. "The Theory and Computation of G<lod Will".

C OLLEGE HONORS THE HONORS FOR HIGHEST SCHOLARSHIP IN C OLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS

2b.

Impson. 3b.

PER TKAJ\

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Gl ee Club The Ap ostleship of Prayer Holy Nam e Society St. Viator College Club International R el ations Club Bergin Debatin g Society St. John Berchman 's Society Intramural League The Drama Club Mon ogram Club Coniraternity for t h e Propa gation of th e F aith

Raphael M. Roche, Chicago, Dl lnols. Thesis- "An Analysis of the Decisions o! the Su,preme Court wh ich

Thesi.

Upn!n&nt,

NOTE-These charges were forme r ly t-600.00 pe r year.

Norbert E. Ellis, Theall<- "The Supreme Court and the Working Man, 6fW'Jlelor o f 1'1>11. -phy toWilliam P. Fleming, Jerseyville, Illinois. Thesis "Eulhana.eia".

Pre - L egal

2-yer.r Couro .. Ot'fered

P r e - E n gi neering

John M. S hipm a n Cleveland, Ohio. Tbeol8- "The Ethico of War".

Th<·•l~r

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Afnca.ne. rf

Pre-Journali s m

P re-Medical

W iJliam S. G o uld , Bloomington, Dlinola Th• 11 "The Rrl" lve Dulles or the Church and State Chanty"

Blldwlur

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Adams. lb

B....-h,.klr cJf Art~t 'magna cum laude', l.o--

Jl6.(~bf" J or

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Th,. C6.lhQhC. tinJveralty of Amenca.

BA

$ v n)

F or Sale a t I....oeaJ Dea.Jen

J. W. Mort:ell Co. Kankakee,

m

St. Viator College Newspaper, 1936-06-02  

The Viatorian - Vol. LIII, No. 13

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