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New Face! 

LXX, No. 1 

Samuel J. Tilden High School, Brooklyn 3, N. Y. 

October 28, 1964 

Changes in Faculty and Courses 
Instituted for Fall Semester 

Ten Teachers Welcomed to Staff 

As Three Take Leaves of Absence 

With the opening of the 1964-65 school year, Tilden finds itself with 
many changes. Among these are the new teachers who have been added to 
the faculty and different courses that have been added to the curriculum. 

Two teachers have been added to the English Department. They are 
Mr. Theodore Levesen and Miss Carol Balitsky. Mr. Wallace Chamedes, 
formerly of the Social Studies Department, has also joined the English De¬ 
partment while Mr. Ben Stambler and Mrs. Phyllis Gormazano are English 
teachers on leave. 

Joining the Social Studies Department is Mr. Saul Kaufman. Mr. Mau¬ 
rice Tandler is on leave. The Math Department has added Mr. Norman 

Lab Techniques Offered 

Miss Jane Davis, a new biology teacher has been added to the depart¬ 
ment. Also, laboratory techniques is open to all academic and commercial 
students who have completed one year of biology. Academic students must 
be taking or have taken one year of physical sciences. This is a one year 
course which studies clinical laboratory technology. 

Although not entirely new to Tilden, “Food For Boys” is being offered 
by the Home Economics Department. This course will be given during the 
spring semester for major credit and aims at exploring different foods 
through preparation of a great variety of them. 

Joining the ranks of the Speech Department are two new teachers, 
Miss Janet Bavetta and Miss Toby Talesnick. Mr. Joel Dick is now acting 
head of the Speech Department replacing Dr. Sol Berlin who is on leave. 

Secretarial Studies Altered f 

The Secretarial Studies Department has made changes in its curriculum. 

^Typing 5 will now be given with secre¬ 
tarial practice. Those commercial girls 
majoring in merchandising or ac¬ 
counting, as well as those who have 
dropped stenography can take cler¬ 
ical practice and rapid writing which 
will be offered in the spring term. 
Departments Add Teachers 
Miss Eugenia Flanagan has re¬ 
turned from sabbatical leave to the 
girls’ Health Education Department. 
Mrs. Alvinia Pointer has joined the 
staff of the Music Department. 

The Language Department has 
added Miss Rosalie Rossi and Miss 
Sharon Lazar. Mr. Robert Robinson 
is a new addition in the Art De¬ 

Apathetic Response 
Cancels Elections 

For the first time in Tilden’s his¬ 
tory, elections for Senior Class offi¬ 
cers have been called off. In view of 
the fact that no other students ap¬ 
plied for candidacy, Mr. Benjamin 
Diamond, faculty adviser of senior 
activities, was forced to appoint the 
officers. JoEllen Wortman, 8G, who 
was the only candidate for president, 
was appointed to that office. Ellen 
Sperung, 8C, is the new vice-presi¬ 
dent. Glenda Stall, 8G, and Penny 
Saperstein, 8C, will be sharing the po¬ 
sition of secretary-treasurer. 

Low School Spirit 

Mr. Diamond expressed disappoint¬ 
ment that so few seniors have taken 
enough interest in their own elec¬ 
tions to provide an ample selection of 
candidates. “It is an honor to be nom¬ 
inated, even if not elected, to any 
senior post. Colleges, especially Ivy 
League schools, look favorably on stu¬ 
dents holding positions in the govern¬ 
ment of their high schools,” he ad¬ 

Jo Ellen has an average of 86.2%; 
Ellen, 87.2%; Penny, 86%, and Glen¬ 
da, 83.5%. All have “A” averages in 
citizenship. They addressed the stu¬ 
dent body in the assembly October 14. 

Outstanding Qualifications 

A candidate must have an outstand¬ 
ing record before he may be consid¬ 
ered fo*£ iffice. The scholastic require¬ 
ment is an average of no less tnan 
85%. Thj^ must be accompanied by at 
least a gating in citizenship, no less 
than 40 service credits and a petition 
with the signatures of 10 teachers. 

Senior officers perform many duties 
for the class. The president and sec¬ 
retary inform the Seniors of all activ¬ 
ities, including the Prom. The vice- 
president traditionally assumes the 
office of editor-in-chief of the Senior 
News while the treasurer handles sen¬ 
ior dues and all finances. All the offi¬ 
cers act as hosts or hostesses at the 
senior dance. 

Change of Editors 
On Topics Staff 

NeW editorial positions on 
Tilden Topics for the fall 1964 
term are as follows: » 

Emily Spieler has the top po¬ 
sition of Editor-in-Chief. News 
Editors for this term are Elise 
Gordon and Linda Spitzberg. 

New Feature Editors are 
Elaine Blumner and Schuyler 
Metlis. Armand Gazes and Mar¬ 
ilyn Levy have been appointed 
as new Editorial Editors, while 
David Glickman and Paul Ler- 
ner are now Sports Editors. 

The job of Art Editor is be¬ 
ing taken by Steve Deutch, and 
in charge of circulation is Den¬ 
nis Goldberg. Carol Feinstein 
and Scott Neistadt are now 
Photography Editors. 

Caravan and Polyglot 
Seeking Fresh Talent 

Polyglot, the foreign language mag¬ 
azine and Caravan, the literary mag¬ 
azine, are resuming publication once 

Caravan is published by the English 
Department under the advisorship of 
Mr. Everett Kerner. Judith Tropian- 
sky, 7J, is the new Editor-in-Chief 
while Robert Speilberg, 7Y becomes 
the Art Editor, and Linda Stern, 7M, 
is the Literary Editor. 

The cost of the magazine is 50^. 
It contains poetry, photography, art 
work, short stories, and literary cri¬ 

All students interested in writing 
for Caravan may leave material in 
Mr. Everett Kerner’s mailbox, with 
name and official class. Material can 
also be left in room 211 during pe¬ 
riods 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, and PM official. 

Poly got is sponsored by the Foreign 
Language Department. Last spring, 
the publication was awarded a 1st 
place certificate by the Columbia 
Scholastic Press Association. 

Renovation Progresses; 
Completion Date -1966 


NO, IT’S NOT THE MONORAIL! At upper right is newly installed fluorescent 
lighting shining brightly on workmen setting ceiling panels in the cafeteria 

Newly Elected Guild Officers 
Planning Fall and Spring Plays 



DRAMA GUILD OFFICERS: From left to right 
Kleinberg, Joel Litsky and Marjorie Friedman. 

-Susan Marcus, Charles 

Tilden’s one million dollar renovation, which began early last spring, 
is ahead of schedule. Only minimal changes have been necessary, even though 
many departments of the school are being worked on. Completion of work 
is expected within a year and a half. 

The major amount of completed work has been in the installation of 
fluorescent lighting throughout the school. Enlargement of some rooms, ac¬ 
complished by breaking through walls, has also been completed or is pres¬ 
ently being worked on. 

Thirteen Periods! 

Among the changes necessary because of the renovation, is the creation 
of a thirteenth period which commences at 4:30 (two minutes later on as¬ 
sembly days) and ends at 5:10 P.M. Also, the junior class has again been 
split into early and late sessions. 

Included in the renovation are the installation of a public address sys¬ 
tem, new stage facilities in the auditorium, new office machines, and improved 
fixtures for the Home Economics, Biology, and Physical Science departments 
and the cafeteria. 

The class room area in the rear of the library will be enclosed by shelv¬ 
ing, yet to be installed. Also, new lighting is expected for the stackroom. 

Mrs. Margaret McGreevy, head librarian, speaking for the library staff 
said, “We’re simply delighted with what has already been done, and we can’t 
wait for the rest.” Speaking about bulletin boards, she stated, “We were 
hoping for more and we really need a new one in the! first floor and third 

^floor hallways.” 

Some Changes Made 
The music department is getting 
enlarged rehearsal and practice rooms. 
New closets and lighting are also ex¬ 
pected. As of now, the work done has 
been only on room enlargement. 

Changes are also planned for the 
Boys’ Health Ed. department. What 
was previously the Boys’ Corrective 
(Continued on Page 3) 

Before the footlights again, the Tilden Drama Guild, under the direction 
of Mr. Joel Dick, has already planned another full year of theatre. New 
officers and committee chairman for this fourth season were chosen and a ten¬ 
tative selection for the fall play has been made. Charles Kleinberg, 71A, 
Joel Litsky, 7F, Susan Marcus, 7H, and Marjorie Friedman, 7U, are the 
present president, vice president, secretary and treasurer, respectively. 

A new committee has been created, besides the present seven, which will, 
under the chairmanship of Fred Leiter and * laine Zitrin, be in charge of 
presenting short skits and such to the members of the Guild at their alter¬ 
nate weekly meetings in room 238. Heading the publicity committee are 
Martha Macaluso and Marilyn Goldstein; props, Dean Foster; costumes, 
Ellen Grossman; makeup, Eileen Weiner; Editors-in-Chief of Spotlight, 
the Guild’s organ, are Nancy Freni and Barbara Knyper; script and play¬ 
bill, Victoria Hashmall and Susan Kessler; stage crew, Steve Haber and 
press representative, Elise Gordon. 

October 21, the Guild will begin the season with the annual accounting 
plays. November 4 and 18, the one-act play, tentatively scheduled to be 
“A Thurber Carnival,” by James Thurber, will be presented. A decision con¬ 
cerning the play selected for the three-act presentation in the spring has 
not yet been made. Also included in the Guild’s repertoire is the Poetry- 
Declamation Contest, in which the thespians will take part in the declaiming. 

Mr. Dick, now Acting Chairman of the Speech Department, has chosen 
Miss Carol Laub to be assistant faculty adviser to the Guild. 

Radlow , Berg Lead 
New Arista Year 

Elected this term as the new Arista 
officers are Adriane Berg, 8E, as Girl 
Leader and Steve Radlow, 8G, as Boy 
Leader. Sheila Samuels, 7S, has been 
elected secretary while Neil Macy, 8B, 
becomes treasurer. Elections took 
place in the late spring. 

Duties of Officers 
Adriane and Steve preside over 
meetings and are in charge of all 
Arista interviews. Sheila, as secre¬ 
tary, is responsible for typing up 
minutes, membership lists and letters 
of correspondence. She is in charge 
of attendance at meetings and assigns 
Arista’s members to Open School 
Week responsibilities. Neil’s duties as 
treasurer are to collect money for 
dues, pins, keys, sweaters and out¬ 
side activities and to keep the books. 
All the officers decide on activities 
and attend meetings of the association 
of Brooklyn Aristas. 

Requirements for Office 
Names of the candidates were cir¬ 
culated among and approved by the 
faculty and all members of Arista. 
All Aristonians are eligible for offices 
of secretary and treasurer. However, 
boy and girl leaders must be seventh 
or eighth termers. Officers serve for 
one term. 

Requirements for Membership 
To be accepted in Arista, fifth term¬ 
ers must have an overall average of 
ninety percent, no failures, a good 
character rating and twenty-two serv¬ 
ice credits. Sixth termers must have 
all the above requirements, but with 
twenty-seven service credits. Seventh 
termers must also meet the above re¬ 
quirements plus thirty-two service 
credits. Eighth termers must have an 
eighty-eight percent average, no fail¬ 
ures, good character rating and thirty- 
seven service credits. 

Neophyte induction will be con¬ 
ducted in March. Mrs. Mary Bern¬ 
stein is the faculty adviser. 

Student Poll Held; 
Democratic Victory 

With the national elections almost 
at hand, Tildenites are carefully 
weighing the facts. The Social Stud¬ 
ies Department, under the direction 
of ! Mr. Abraham Venit, conducted a 
poll during the week of October 12 
to determine Tilden student opinion 
on these elections. 

Johnson and Kennedy Victorious 

The results were the following: for 
President, Lyndon Johnson over¬ 
whelmed Barry Goldwater 2,230 votes 
to 223 votes. Sixty votes were cast 
for other candidates. As for the'Sen¬ 
atorial ivjice, Robert Kennedy defeat¬ 
ed the incumbent Kenneth Keating 
1,828 votes to 705. Twenty-eight. Vo s es 
were cast for Henry Paolucci, the 
Conservative Party candidate, and 19 
votes for other candidates. * 

Results Not Typical 
These results, according to Mr. 
Venit, probably do not reflect the out¬ 
come of the actual elections. In his 
judgment, President Johnson will win, 
but not by as large a majority as the 
poll indicates. Also he believes that 
the Senatorial race will be so close 
that Keating may beat Kennedy. A 
marked discrepancy exists between 
the strength of Keating and that of 
Goldwater, for a larger proportion 
voted for the Republican Keating 
than for Barry Goldwater, probably 
due to the fact that Keating never 
endorsed the Republican presidential 

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Page Two 


October 28, 1964 

My dear students: 

Now that a new school year is well under way, it is pertinent to ask the 
question, “What makes a good student?” Psychologists inform us that aside 
from the enjoyment of good health there is no greater satisfaction than that 
which comes from a job well done. Think of the pleasure a surgeon gets in 
performing a delicate operation successfully, or a lawyer in winning a diffi¬ 
cult court case, or an engineer in solving a complex technological problem. 
At this stage of your lives your job is that of a student. Whether you derive 
pleasure or frustration from the pursuit of this depends on you. And so 
back to the question, “What makes a good student?” 

The obvious answer that a good student should be “smart” is not always 
the correct one for many “smart” boys and girls turn out to be failures as 
students and many who register on I.Q. tests as just “so-so” turn out to be 
top-notchers. The answer lies more in the “I will” than the “I.Q.,” that is, 
in your desire to lay in the necessary store of knowledge and to build up the 
intellectual foundation upon which your future will rest. 

Being a good student involves a command of the fundamentals of read¬ 
ing, writing, number work, and clear expression. It calls for intellectual 
curiosity. The truly good student is more interested in asking questions 
than in just accumulating the answers given by teachers. Having asked the 
proper questions, he makes every effort to dig out the answers or to speculate 
about the relevant hypotheses if no ready answers are available. The good 
student is aware of the world around us and is never isolated from his fellow 
man. Current affairs fascinate him. He is alive to the importance of develop¬ 
ing his social and emotional nature, as well as the intellectual. Beware of 
the arid bookworm who lacks social compassion. 

It is our job as educators to help you develop these attributes. It is 
your job as students to cultivate them conscientiously and systematically. 
Let us hope that you will be able to derive the same pleasure from a job well 
done as a student that a skilled professional gets from the exercise of his 

Cordially yours, 


Apathy Displayed; Democracy Betrayed 

It creeps into our hearts and numbs our minds, leaving us as mere 
automations, ready to follow the will of the majority. It denies the feasibility 
of the democratic system and robs us of the worth of centuries of struggle 
for human rights; it is called apathy. 

It is evident in the failure of a large percentage of people to cast their 
ballots for elected representatives in government. In the past, it has appeared 
in student activities in Tilden, as evidenced by lack of support for both 
athletic events and a senior prom, and this term flagrantly exposed itself 
in senior class elections; for the first time in this schooPs history, only one 
student applied for any one of the senior posts of president, vice-president, 
secretary, and treasurer. 

When an opportunity exists both to serve one’s school and to gather 
prestige for oneself, it is reprehensible that only four students of the three 
hundred ten scheduled to graduate in January availed themselves of it. 
The job of senior class president, including membership in the Student 
Cabinet, is one of the most powerful student positions within the school; the 
fact that Mr. Benjamin Diamond, senior class adviser, had to appoint these 
officers robs the eighth termers of the privilege to exercise freedom of 
choice in selecting their leaders. 

The senior class will continue to function, but it has lost an outstanding 
characteristic that makes it such an important force within the school. It has 
suffered as a result of the apathy of its members; with this loss the entire 
concept of student government within the school has been negated, and, 
above all, democracy has lost. It is each individual’s responsibility to act 
as a positive force within the workings of the school; “if liberty and equality 
. . . are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when 
all persons alike share in the government to the utmost.” (Aristotle) 

The opinions expressed by this newspaper are not necessarily those of 
the Board of Education or the school administration . 


Tilden Avenue, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Abraham Margolies, Principal 

VoL"LXX, No. 1 

October 28, 1964 

Editor-in-Chief .EMILY SPIELER 

News Editors .....Elise Gordon, Linda Spitzberg 

Editorial Editors . ......Armand Gazes, Marilyn Levy 

Feature Editors .Elaine Blumner, Schuyler Metlis 

Sports Editors . ..Dave Glickman, Paul Lerner 

Circulation Manager ..Dennis Goldberg 

Art Editor .Steve Deutch 

Photography Editors .....Carol Feinstein, Scott Neistadt 

Editors-in-T raining -Beth Bird, Jerry Bleiberg, Janet Haynes, Lola Nalen, Elaine Paris, 

Fran Safransky, Meryl Sohnis, Barry Spitz. 

Reportorial Staff -Daniel Belgrair, Judie Brines, Elaine Brodsky, Charles Carroll, Steve Chamoff, 

Abner Fisch, Bruce Kantor, Jeffrey Lane, Nancy Lefkowitz, Alvin Schulman, David Sherman. 
Faculty Adviser -Mr. Arnold Schwartz G.O. Adviser _Mr. J. D. Smallberg 

Eastern Press, Inc., B’klyn 17, N.Y. 185 

Shakespeare and Science Result 
In Miserably Mixed Up Metaphors 



SlTiiOe^ Chismstry Oe.pT J^ 






“All the world’s a stage,” stated Jacques, in “As You Like It.” But 
perhaps this epigram is applicable to the jumbled sentiments of the science 
student, suffering from microbial delusions, resulting from infinite adjust¬ 
ments made to that little microscope platform. 

“Double, double, toil and trouble,” the chemistry “victim” whispers 
vehemently to his lab partner, while the former tries laboriously to draw 
iron filings from BOTH magnetic poles. Meanwhile, the remainder of the 

^class is hoping, with futile optimism, 
that through some unscientific abnor¬ 
mality in nature, an errant electron 
will escape its circuit and reach the 
bell prior to its customary ringing 

Newt or Frog 

“Eye of newt” or “toe of frog” 
are mistaken identities on dissection 
examinations. They are attributed to 
lack of study or to severe myopia. 
Discolored dissection specimens can 
cause “Bio . Blues” which, in turn, 
are indirectly related to the wearing 
of similarly-tinted spectacles (an al¬ 
leged protection from fluorescent 

“To be or not to be” in physics 
class is the profound decision made 
by ex-chemistry-ites, staring medita¬ 
tively into the abysmal space on the 
option cards. The somewhat hazy 
form of another lab period looms pon¬ 
derously over a summer’s horizon. If 
systems are “Go!”, and the shaken 
applicant is overcome by the forces of 
gravity, thrust, and so forth, which 
take the form of a series of “Problem 
Sheets,” the problem’s being under¬ 
stated ! 

Water, Water, Everywhere 
At the termination of a year of 
scientific advances, the student, dis¬ 
regarding his instructor’s protests, is 
about to pour a beakerful of water 
into a container of sulfuric acid. How¬ 
ever, his career is salvaged by a 
rhyme summoned from the depths of 
his cerebrum: “Willy was a chemist/ 
Willy is no more/ What he thought 
was H20 was H2S04.” Although the 
student’s day didn’t end in a bang, 
he DID live “happily ever after.” 

Janet Haynes 

By Armand Gazes 

“Math makes you think.” Although 
this is not what motivates many stu¬ 
dents to study the subject, Mrs. 
Gladys Pines, who has been teaching 
for seven years and who is now start¬ 
ing her third year at Tilden, feels 
that this is the most important as¬ 
pect of mathematics. 

Being one who appreciates logic, 
Mrs. Pines has always been interested 
in math, especially in algebra which 
she believes is the “most fascinating 
aspect of math.” 

Mrs. Gladys Pines 

Despite her love for math, Mrs. 
Pines excelled in all her studies at 
Cornell University and was a member 
of Phi Beta Kappa. Proof of her aca¬ 
demic abilities may be found in the 
fact that she finished first in three 
scholarship tests. 

Upon her graduation from Cornell, 
Mrs. Pines decided to devote her time 
to home life and did not start teaching 
until after her three children had 
grown up. During this time she en¬ 
joyed, and still does, a well rounded 
schedule of extra curricular activities. 

Pels to Pythagoras 

One of her favorite pastimes, before 
becoming a teacher, was raising her 
Persian and alley cats. She also raised 
chinchillas, having at one time twenty- 
eight of them. She was ,80 successful 
at this that in 1956, one of her ani 
mals won an international champion¬ 

The task of raising her children ac¬ 
complished, Mrs. Pines turned her at¬ 
tention toward the teaching profes¬ 
sion. Her teaching career started at 
Junior High School 203 where she 
taught for four years. She then went 
to John Wilson Junior High School 
where she remained for one year, and 
then on to Tilden. 

Although she emphasizes mathe¬ 
matics, Mrs. Pines feels that foreign 
language studies are important too, 
She is interested in Latin and Span¬ 
ish and believes that Latin should be 
taught in the city’s high schools. 

That math makes you think is ir¬ 
refutable; that Tilden’s math depart¬ 
ment is fortunate to have Mrs. Pines 
on its staff is just as irrefutable. 






By Marilyn Levy 

“Though thi3 be madness, yet there 
is method in ;.t,” quoted from Ham¬ 
let, might have been Max Young- 
stein’s thoughts when he produced 
Fail-Safe . 

Thp. viewers of Fail-Safe see N.Y.C. 
as it appears today, the only differ¬ 
ence being in the Military Commun¬ 
ication Center. However, the ad¬ 
vanced mechanisms shown weren’t 
“far fetched” to the audience, and 
we might conceivably have them in 
the near future. If this is the case, 
we will likewise be “blessed” with the 
problems such machines create. 

Power Promotes Problems 

The plot of Fail-Safe is a morbid 
one. A false alarm sends an Amer¬ 
ican bomber off to destroy Moscow. 
Futile attempts are made to bring 
this plane down. 

A prominent character in the movie 
is General Black, finely portrayed by 
Dan O’Herlihy. General Black is a 
“wise old soul” who realizes that the 
power of the nation rests in the hands 
of a select few, he being a member 
of the “fortunate” ones. One pull of 
a lever, and this man could demolish 
the world. 

During the crisis, Henry Fonda, 
the President of the United States, 
calls the Russian Premier to warn 
him of our bombers. 

Two Separate Worlds Unite 

These scenes between our President 
and the Premier, whom we never 
see, are the highlights of the movie. 
Throughout the phone conversation, 
the words “trust” and “faith” are 
thrown around and sneered at by the 

Finally, in a moment of extreme 
terror, both men believe in each other, 
combine forces and try to destroy 
the plane. 

The pilot of the runaway bomber, 
portrayed by Edward Binns, demon¬ 
strates true dedication to his coun¬ 
try. He never hesitates to follow 
what he believes to be his orders 
even though he faces an emotional 
chaos within himself. 

The terrifying dangers of atomic 
weapons illustrates that the world is 
far from being a “home sweet home.” 

Perhaps Fail-Safe won’t fail to in¬ 
fluence us in finding a safer world. 

Foreign Students Recollect Their 
Childhood in European Countries 

Mark Sternberg an d Joseph Zackerman pose for Topics cameramen. 

Each year approximately 300,000 aliens enter the United Spates. Of 
these, about 126,000 remain to become citizens. Tilden High School has its 
share of foreign born students. Among them are Mark Sternberg, and 
Joseph Zacherman, 7B. * 

Mark, now eighteen years old, came to the United States fronA Austria. 
He has lived in and traveled through Greece, Italy, France and GibOltar. In 
1959, he emigrated to the United States With his family and has attended 
Tilden for the past two years. Next year he hopes to attend City College and 
study electrical engineering. 

When asked what aspects of life here differ from those of the country 
in which he previously lived, Mark pointed out, “Studying here is done to 
compete with others and not for one’s own knwledge.” 

Joseph Zacherman, Polish by birth, previously lived in Isreal. He is 
now seventeen years old and has lived here for four years. Joseph, who 
hopes to attend college and study dentistry, says that his favorite subject 
is mathematics. 

When asked how Israel’s educational system differs from ours, he said 
that foreign language instruction begins in the fifth and sixth grades. 
Required courses include Hebrew and World History. Science is greatly 
stressed in Israeli schools. 

Mark and Joseph both feel that their school lives here would be complete, 
if only Tilden High School would organize a soccer team. 

October 28, 1964 


Page Three 


5fuEr 1 


With kazoo and brass band one sees the candidates marching off into 
the twilight of destiny, and we, as perturbed, occasionally amused bystanders 
of the presidential campaign, would* like to advance Alfie Aleman as the 
ideal candidate for the American people* A the political arena, 
Alfie has the proper glasses in front of properly twinkling eyes, a ready 
quip, a reassuring smile, an out-thrust chin. In addition, he is a follower of 
middle-of-the-road-mainstream-of-American-thought, I-love-God-and-country, 
Down-with-Communism!, experience-counts philosophy, and has firm economic 
backing for his amicable indistinguishability. Aspiring presidential managers 
should apply for work at campaign headquarters, Room 120. 

For the Glory of the Press . . . 

It has been brought to our attention that the Tilden graduating class 
of 1961 now has at least five editors of college newspapers. These include 
Alan S. Kay, editor-in-chief of the King smart of Brooklyn College; Robert 
Kessler, editor-in-chief of the Cornell Sun; Seymour Safransky, editor-in- 
chief of the Phoenix of Queens College; Jerold S. Rosenbaum, co-editor of 
the Columbia Engineering Pulse , Columbia School of Engineering; and Edwin 
Goodgold, feature editor of the Columbia College Spectator . In addition, Paul 
Nussbaum, class of January 1964, has been named news editor of the Buffalo 
College paper, the Spectrum . Congratulations to all! 

Nedlit Murof? 

To the unknowing, this heiro- 
glyphic is merely an artifact from 
some ancient, antideluvian civiliza¬ 
tion. It is otherwise the well known 
symbol of the Tilden Forum, and the 
observant student has found it scrib¬ 
bled on blackboards throughout the 
school with the inquiry, “Have you 


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Richard Nadler 

joined Nedlit Murof ?”, meaning, of course, the Tilden Forum—spelled back¬ 

New officers have been elected. Richard Nadler, 8G, is the president; 
Gary Prince, vice-president and David Weiner, secretary. Mr. Murray Meisel- 
man, faculty adviser of the Forum, urges all those interested in joining to 
come to the meetings held every Wednesday during the P.M. official in Room 

. . . For the Performing Arts 

The annual Lincoln Center Student Award has been granted to five 
students in the present senior class. They are Jerry Hyman, David Posner, 
and Herbert Slusher of the orchestra, and Rose Feiler and Edward Pincus 
from the chorus. The award includes six tickets to Lincoln Center perform¬ 
ances—four to Philharmonic concerts, one to the Repertory theater, and one 
to the ballet. 

Anyone For Tea? 

Patricia Fine who graduated from Tilden June 1962, has been granted 
the Kappa Omicron Phi award given to the highest ranking home economics 
freshman at Bradley University. As a senior at Tilden, Patricia was the 
recipient of a special trophy as the outstanding student in home economics. 

Future Scientists of America 

The Westinghouse Science Club has resumed meeting during the long 
A.M. official periods in Room 340. Supervised by Mr. Bohensky of the biology 
department, the members of the club, in addition to preparing for the exam¬ 
ination sponsored by the Westinghouse Science Talent Search, hope to invite 
speakers to address them on various current scientific topics. 

Genius At Work 

Martin Rosenman, Tilden class of 1961, was graduated from Harvard 
College last June with the rating of Magna cum laude. In the previous year, 
he had been elected to Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society. As a 
graduating senior from high school, he received eight scholarships and four¬ 
teen awards from the various departments. 

The Long and the Short of It 

The Longfellow Society has elected new officers for 
the fall term. They are Mike Maltzman, president; 

Jay Fox, vice-president and Russell Wakal, secretary. 

Planned for the coming year are basketball games 
against Arista and other Longfellow societies from vari¬ 
ous schools. They also will usher at Sing and at the 
Celebrity Hop. Members of the Longfellows act as 
color guards during assemblies. Those interested in 
becoming numbers of the society should see Mr. Arthur 
Stracher,. faculty adviser. 

» Mr. Chairman! 

Steph^jL Levine has (been elected President of the Executive Council, the 
student g.^>rnment of the Brooklyn College of Arts and Sciences. A Tilden 
graduate of January 1962, he will serve a term of office beginning in Sep¬ 
tember and extending through June. He also served as President of the 
Democratic Club of Brooklyn College last year. 

Suggestions, Anyone? 

Tilden Topics represents the voice of the student body. This function 
can only be served, however, if students express their suggestions and opin¬ 
ions, on anything from bicycling to the philosophy of life and everything 
in between. Letters, tirades, and tidbits of information will graciously be 
called for from the Topics letter box by the editors. 

Among the historical monuments still left standing in Tilden in spite 
of the rehovation is the Topics ’ morgue, which holds all back issues of the 
paper and bears the signatures of previous editors since 1938. All interested 
students are invited to take a look in the very near future; this memorial 
is on the agenda for painting and conversion into a non-historical closet. 

1. Jay Fox 
r. Mike Maltzman 


(Continued from Page 1) 

Gym, where two dance classes were 
held, is now a temporary kitchen. 
Therefore, the dance classes have 
been discontinued for at least one 

Also, the old Boys’ Emergency 
Room no longer exists. A new one 
is under construction near the girls’ 
locker room. The Health Service Office 
is presently serving as the emergency 

To Revamp Cafeteria 

Tilden’s cafeteria will have a com¬ 
pletely new -kitchen and new serv¬ 
ing counters,’the latter to be enclosed 
by huge picture windows. Mrs. Yvonne' 
Mathes, school dietician here for 20 
years, said that she was “very happy,” 
because her staff was getting new 
and more equipment. 

In the future, service will be much 
faster. Previous service was slowed 
up because of 35 year old facilities. 
In 1944, approximately 570 students 
per period were served in the cafe¬ 
teria. Now, 20 years later, although 
the same number of students eat 
there daily, the volume of sales has 
increased nearly 3 times. Beth Bird 

Tilden Sing '64 Raring To Go Ahead; 
Planning an d Produc tion Under Way 

Operations for “Tilden Sing ’64” are already underway. Central Sing 
Commission met with Mr. Alfred R. Weil, faculty adviser to Sing, September 
24,1964 in the bandroom office. 

Pearl Roth and David Posner were chosen as Sing co-commissioners, 
Herbert Slusher as sophomore adviser, David Ostrove as treasurer, and Lola 
Nalen as secretary. During this meeting, suggestions were made to improve 

Dates designated for Sing ’64 are: dress rehearsal Thursday night, 
December 17, with the performances Friday and Saturday nights, December 
18 and 19. 

New Provisions 

This year there will be three Sing bulletin boards. In addition to the 
one outside the girls’ gym, there is now one in the girls’ gym and one in the 
boys’ gym. 

'G. O. Aims To Be Met” 
Promise New Officers 

Hoping to fulfill their campaign promises, G.O. President Mike Berman, 
Vice President Lee Najman, and Secretary Steven Goldberg are hard at 
work with the help of Mr. Max Brodsky, faculty adviser. Their aim is 
to make this year’s G.O. the best it has ever been. 

Smoking Campaign Continued 

Heading the Student Welfare Committee is Howie Stravitz. This com¬ 
mittee is in charge of the anti-smoking campaign. Posters are being made 
and prizes will be awarded in the assembly for the winning poems written 
last term. Petitions asking celebrities to support the anti-smoking campaign 
are being circulated throughout the school. 

The Student Welfare Committee is also trying to start a driver educa¬ 
tion course which was a promise in the last election. 

Glen Gumpel, chairman of the School Improvement Committee, has sug¬ 
gested that a resolution be adopted which, if agreed upon, would provide 
that the G.O. store be open every period of the day. One of the main prom¬ 
ises made during the election was to have a student lounge set up. The lounge 
would be open throughout the day and could be used by the students at any 
time. Present plans include establishment of such a lounge. 

Social Activities Planned 

Another committee formed is the Social Activities group headed by Jeff 
Kaplan. This committee will be in charge of planning school dances for both 
the early and late session students. All day outings and other social activ¬ 
ities will be taken up for discussion by this group. 

❖ Celebrities Asked to Support Projects 
In charge of the Public Relations 
Committee is Elaine Blumner. This 
committee will be in contact with the 
papers and do any necessary cor¬ 
responding with celebrities, asking 
them for their support. 

Taking care of the money will be 
Sidney Abramowitz, head of the Bud¬ 
get Committee. This committee will 
be in charge of seeing that the G.O.’s 
money is being used properly. 

G.O. Board Wants Better G.O. 

To help all these committees is the 
job of the Publicity Group headed by 
Mark Gilwit. It will display posters 
and try to stress the activities going 
on in the G.O. 

All chairmen have already started 
working to fulfill the aims of their 
committees. Fulfilling them will be 
an important step in the betterment 
of the G.O. 

Mike Berman is determined to make 
this G.O. a greater part of the stu¬ 
dent’s school life instead of a “mere 
obsolete machine which only produces 
15$ reduction tickets to the movies.” 

Any suggestions will be welcomed 
by Mr. Max Brodsky or any of the 
members of the G.O. board in room 
322 during period 8. 


NEW SING OFFICERS: front, left to right—Joseph Abate and Steven Zwickel; 
rear—Estelle Levy, Andrea Zweiffler, Barbara Leicht and Sharman Meade. 

In order to boost class spirit and to keep the classes well informed about 
Sing news, there will be publicity committees within each class. The Sing 
leaders will appoint students to be on these committees. 

An attempt has been made to improve the system for timing Sing this 
year. In previous years, the time rule was not strictly enforced. Each class 
will have forty minutes and five minutes’ grace. If this time rule is neglected, 
points will be deducted by the judges. 

Leaders Elected 

Central Sing interviewed all applicants for Sing offices October 1. Since 
there was only one applicant for each office in Junior Sing, there will be 
no election in that class. 

Registration took place for the Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Octo¬ 
ber 6, 7, and 8, respectively. The Sing leader and choral leader elected by 
the Sophomores are Stephen Zwickel, A3 and Sharman Meade, Z3; for the 
Juniors Joseph Abate, 5B and Estelle Levy, N51 and for the Seniors Barbara 
Leicht, 8E and Andrea Zwieffler, 7H. 

Central Sing Commission of ’64 extends its personal invitation to all 
students of Tilden to join and participate in the forth coming Sing. 

1,123 Tilden Seniors in June Graduation 

Commencement exercises for 1,123 
Tilden graduates, the largest grad¬ 
uating class in Tilden’s history, were 
held June 26, 1964 at 11:00 A.M,. in 
the Loew’s Kings Theater. 

The program began with the proces¬ 
sional mlirch of the graduates, fol¬ 
lowed by the salute to the flag, and 
the singing of “The Star Spangled 
Banner” and “America.” Ira Cohen, 
president of the senior class, then de¬ 
livered the address of welcome and 
presented the class gift to Tilden’s 
principal, Mr. Abraham Margolies. 

Landweber Valedictorian 
After several band selections, 
played by the Tilden High Symphonic 
Band, Nancy Landweber gave the val¬ 
edictory address. This was followed 
by Mr. Margolies’ address to the class 
in which he told of the importance 
of fighting to preserve the values 

that students take for granted. 

Recipients of honors and awards 
were announced by Miss Rebecca F. 
Grand, Administrative Assistant in 
charge of guidance, and Mr. John J. 
Eustis, Chairman of the Fine and 
Industrial Arts Department. Mr. Ben¬ 
jamin T. Diamond, who is in charge 
of Senior Class activities, presented 
the candidates for diplomas and Mr. 
Margolies proceeded to confer them. 
The loyalty pledge, led by Ira Cohen, 
“Hail Tilden High,” and the reces¬ 
sional march concluded the program. 

Patronize Your 


'"'DC ' 3 

Admiral Koch Sees 
School Jou rnalists 

Rear Admiral George P. Koch, 
Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training, 
held a high school press conference 
during his Annual Military Inspec¬ 
tion of the Naval Air Station, New 
York, Saturday, September 26. 

This press conference was held to 
inform student journalists about the 
Naval Reserve Program. Admiral 
Koch described all of the different 
programs and the training received 
in each if one decides to fulfill one’s 
military obligation in the Navy. 

Reserves a Good Investment 

Admiral Koch spoke of the readi¬ 
ness of the Selective Naval Air Re¬ 
serve; it can be alerted in a matter 
of hours and be in operating condi¬ 
tion in about a day. He also pointed 
out in his speech that, in answer to 
opponents of the reserve program, it 
is a very cheap investment for such 
a degree of complete readiness. The 
Navy is able to keep 6 men in the 
reserve program for the same cost of 
keeping 1 man in the regular Navy. 

Following Admiral Koch, Com¬ 
mander James Hahn, Procurement 
and Recruiting Officer of the Naval 
Air . Station, New York, also spoke, 
expanding on some things that Ad¬ 
miral Koch said, and then answering 
additional questions asked by the 

Review of Squadrons 

When the press conference was 
completed, there was an extensive re¬ 
view of the Selective Reserve Squad¬ 
rons by Admiral Koch with the as¬ 
sistance of Rear Admiral Magruder 
H. Tuttle, Commander Fleet Air 
Quonset and Commander Naval Air 
Bases, First Naval District. 

Page Four 


October 28, 1964 


By Dave Glickman 
and Paul Lerner 

L2& . % 

Alan Solomon 

Jerry Guber 

Baseball may be the national pastime, but it is football which generates 
unmatched enthusiasm and interest among high school students. This fall, 
a new group of gridders under the direction of Coaches Bernie Mars and 
Murray Adler, will write another chapter in the long and glorious history 
of Tilden football. 

End to End 

Since Knute Rockne introduced the forward pass it has grown to be¬ 
come one of the most dangerous weapons in a football teams arsenal. On 
the receiving end of many of Tilden’s forward passes will be ends Jerry 
Guber and Alan Solomon. 

Jerry is returning for his third season. This 6 foot 1 inch 190 pounder 
is a fine receiver and an excellent blocker. In the season opener against the 
Curtis Indians , Jerry threw many key blocks which sprung our speedy backs 
loose for long gainers. 

On the other end of the forward wall one can usually find reliable num¬ 
ber 85, Alan Solomon. A1 is one of those gifted players who can go both 
ways with equal proficiency. His bril¬ 
liant defensive play has harassed many 
opposing ball carriers. 

Jerry and A1 will play a big role in 
Tilden’s bid for a successful 1964 cam¬ 
paign. If the Curtis game is any indica¬ 
tion of things to come, this daring duo 
will help lead Tilden to great heights. 

The very capable combination of Mike Beck and Walter Parezo are also 
available for duty at the end position. 

“Desire” Conquers All 

A great philosopher once said, “A chain is only as strong as its weakest 
link.” Tilden is fortunate to have a power packed front five which shows 
no weak points. It is a quick, strong, hard hitting line, which makes up in 
desire what it lacks in size. They will lead the way for our fleet-footed 
backs, and provide the quarterback with better than adequate protection. 
This combination should prove to be a winning one. Names of linemen which 
should be remembered are Barry Salow, Jay Schwartzberg, Captain John 
Marvul, Steve Hochman, Howie Stravitz, Calvin Levy, and Barry Geier. 

“Run to Daylight” 

Running into the daylight which these linemen hope to provide will be 
a host of speedsters capable of superior broken field running. Lee Najman, 
Mike Kraft, Joe Puleo, Mike Katz, and Tony Camisa are the speed mer¬ 
chants Tilden will count on. Buddy Jaworniker and Jackie Berkowitz will 
provide the power necessary in the short yardage situations. 

A quarterback is as important to the success of a football team as a 
pitcher is to a baseball team. Tilden is blessed with three gifted quarterbacks 
in Stu Bokser, Mike Frozitta, and Artie Levine. These backs will put Tilden 
in the scoring column. 

The 1964 version of the Tilden Bine Devils is a team which any school 
could be proud of. Offensively, it has the potential of being one of the power¬ 
houses of the city. Defensively, they can be compared to the undefeated 1961 

Football helps support most of the worthwhile activities in Tilden. They 
need and deserve the support of the entire student body. The writers of this 
column urge all Tildenites to attend all games and help cheer their team 
to victory. 

Devils Beat Curtisl 8-10;Tech 34-0; 
Lose Heartbreaker to Midwood 6-0 

< 8 >- 

Harriers Run Over Grady 35-20; 
Mermen Set; Beat Wingate 73-22 

Once again, Tilden’s cross-country 
team, the Hochharriers, are raring to 
go. Coach Joel Hochheiser expects the 
team to outdo last year’s fine record. 

The schedule for the season con¬ 
sists of 11 meets. Seven of these will 
be all-city competition, while the other 
four will be experimental dual meets. 
They will all be run over the gruel¬ 
ing 2 V 2 mile course at Van Cortlandt 

Gottlieb Leads Team 

Leading the team this year will be 
Captain Jan Gottlieb, who unfortu¬ 
nately has not fully recovered from 
an automobile accident. Last year, 
Jan broke the all-time Tilden record 
for 2 V 2 miles with the excellent time 
of thirteen minutes, forty-one seconds. 
Outstanding performances are also 
expected from Tom Brown, Sheldon 
Chaplin, Irv Schonfeld, Marc Forman, 
Bruce Miller. Two impressive juniors, 
Abner Fisch and Marc Streisand 
bear watching. 

Off and Running 

The NYU Invitational Meet was 
held October 10. Outstanding times 
of the meet were: Tom Brown, 13:46; 
Abner Fisch, 14:25; Sheldon Chap¬ 
lin, 14:38; Irv Schonfeld, 14:51; and 
Steve Sobel, 15:07. 

Tom Brown took 12th place out of 
420 entrants, earning a bronze med¬ 
al. Out of 60 teams, Tilden finished 
in 14th place. 

In the first dual meet, Tilden beat 
Grady 35-20. Once again the same 
boys did very well. 

“Sinking the opposition,” in the 
words of Coach Sheldon Spielberg, 
will be the Mermen’s main objective. 
Summer long practice indicates that 
they are fully prepared for the up¬ 
coming season. 

This year Coach Spielberg hopes 
to avenge defeats inflicted by Boys 
High and Jefferson. He considers the 
meet against Brooklyn Tech, defend¬ 
ing city champs, to be the most im¬ 
portant encounter. They have proven 
difficult for Tilden in previous years. 

Returning regulars this year are 
the Miller twins, Mark and Harv, 
Jay Sokol, Carl Kirshner, Marc Levin¬ 
son, and Jerry Link, brother of last 
season’s captain. Bruce Kaiden and 
Ken Klein were recently elected team 
captains. Coach Spielberg feels con¬ 
fident that they will help Tilden swim 
to victory. 

Coach Spielberg has his eyes upon 
improving last year’s 3-3 record. With 
Eastern District High School drop¬ 
ping out of the league, Tilden will 
engage in five meets instead of the 
former six encounters. 

Wingate Conquered 

Tilden’s Mermen defeated Win¬ 
gate, 73-22. The meet, held at the 
Brownsville’s Boys Club, saw Tilden 
flood the pool with points, by winning 
ten out of the eleven events. 

Ken Klein and Harv Miller estab¬ 
lished new Tilden records in the 40 
yard freestyle and 100 yard breast¬ 
stroke, respectively. Ken swam the 
400 yard, free-style event in 5:20, 
while Harv broke the 100 yard breast 
stroke record with a 1:15 clocking. 

Mike Kraft fumbled the opening 
kickoff against Curtis High School to 
provide a most unusual beginning for 
Tilden’s 1964 football season. But the 
situation improved as the Blue Devils 
rolled up an 18-0 victory over Curtis. 
Brooklyn Tech tried the Blue Raider 
defense a week later with similar re¬ 
sults, Tilden 34-Tech 0.. This set the 
stage for the game against Midwood 
which the Hornets won 6-0. 

Devils Rip Curtis 

Tilden’s Blue Devils won the open¬ 
ing game of the 1964 season by de¬ 
feating Curtis 18-0 under bright sun 
and blue skies at Port Richmond 
Field, October 3. 

In this, their first victory, Tilden 
struck in the air and on the ground, 
gaining a total of 344 yards. The 
Blue Raiders , Tilden’s defensive unit, 
held the opposition to 76 yards and 
only 3 first downs. 

Early in the game Curtis twice 
had the ball inside the Tilden 10 yard 
line, but the Raiders held firm. In 
the second quarter, quarterback Stu 
Bokser threw a forty yard scoring 
strike to end Mike Beck giving Tilden 
a 6-0 lead at halftime. 

The opening moments of the third 
period saw halfback Lee Najman find 
a gaping hole in the Indian’s line 
and the “Jet” galloped 60 yards for 
a score. Jerry Guber delivered the 
key block which helped spring the 
speedster free. 

Barry Salow picked off a Curtis 
pass late in the game and Tilden 
took over, first and ten on the Cur¬ 
tis 27 yard line. Four plays later Lee 
Najman once again found daylight 

JET PROPELLED: Tilden’s Lee Najman (note arrow in foreground) races 
23 yards upfield after latching onto a Mike Frozitta pass as Buddy Jaworniker 
(23) and Alan Soloman (85) prepare to block. Tilden romped to 34-0 win 
as Najman tallied twice. 

and scampered 14 yards for the final 
score of the day. 

Raiders Wreck Tech 

Tilden remained undefeated, untied 
and unscored upon by wrecking the 
Engineers of Brooklyn Tech 34-0 at 
the victor’s home grounds October 10. 

On the first series of plays from 
scrimmage, Mike Frozzitta picked off 
a John Spiezia pass and scampered 
30 yards for the first Tilden score. 

The ensuing kickoff saw Mike Katz 
recover an onside kick on the Tech 
40 yard line. Four plays later, Mike 
Kraft powered his way over potential 
tacklers and went in for the second 
touchdown. The Frozzitta to Kraft 
combination teamed up for the conver¬ 
sion, putting the Blue Devils ahead, 

Hymie Zuckerman, who had a busy 
afternoon, kicked off and the Engi¬ 


By Barry Spitz 

Captain of the 1964 Tilden foot¬ 
ball team is 5' 9", 195 pound John 
Marvul, 71C. As an outstanding guard, 
John started in half of Tilden’s games 
last year, and should see regular ac¬ 
tion in the upcom-’’ 
ing campaign. 

John is a tirelessU 
worker. He could belli 
seen at Tilden field, i ft 
nearly every day* 

last summer keepings .1 

himself in top con- John Marvul 
dition. Besides football he enjoys 
weightlifting and basketball. After 
graduation, John plans to continue 
his football in college. Coaches Bernie 
Mars and Murray Adler feel that 
John is a very capable leader. 

Captain Marvul says that this 
year’s squad “really wants to win. 
They have the desire to go all the 
way. I think the Midwood and Brook¬ 
lyn Tech games will be the key en¬ 
counters of the season.” 

Billy Johnson, a junior, will see 
much action for the Blue Devils this 
year. Versatile Billy has played de¬ 
fensive end, half- F* 


back and runs back 
punts and kickoffs, 
and he has excelled 
in all of these. 

Billy stands 6 feet 
tall and weighs 170 
pounds. The blond- Billy Johnson 
haired speedster builds his ’strength 
by doing isometric exercises regularly. 
Billy is active at many sports but 
football is his first love. H^ kept in 
shape over the summer by working 
on a farm in Iowa. After graduation 
he would like to go to college and 
major in physical education. 

Tilden fans may remember Billy’s 
brother, Carl Johnson, guard on the 
undefeated Tilden team of 1961. Billy 
would like nothing better than to 
play on another unbeaten Tilden 
squad. He feels bad about not play¬ 
ing against Jefferson this year. 

In the Curtis and Tech games, 
Billy’s defensive play has been a great 
asset to Tilden’s success. 

Mike Kraft weighs a modest 154 
pounds and stands but 5' 8" tall but 
he is one of the hardest runners 
around. Mike, of 7A, will be back 
for his third year of f 
football and this 
promises to be his 
besst season. He has 
scored a touchdown 
in each of Tilden’s 
three exhibition 
games. Mike Kraft 

Mike’s football story has been 
amazing. Two years ago he made the 
Junior Varsity at 4' 11" and only 93 
lbs. Weightlifting has transformed 
that 93 lb. weakling into a quick, 
powerful back. In the opener against 
Curtis, Oct. 3, Mike showed his run¬ 
ning ability averaging 6.5 yds. per 

He takes major art in school and 
is also proficient in music, playing 
the saxophone, clarinet, and guitar. 
He hopes to attend the University of 
Southern Connecticut and afterwards 
become a football coach. Mike’s 
brother Barry cap-| jglli 
tained the Blue 
Devils team of 1960. 

Steve Hochman of § 

71F is one of the § 
five returning start- K 
ers from last year’s L 
team, who earned Steve Hochman 
his letter as an outstanding guard. 
He packs 195 pounds into a rugged 
5' 11" frame. 

Steve is a diligent weightlifter and 
has built up a reputation as the 
strongest player on the team. Oppos¬ 
ing players long remember his hard 
tackles. Steve is looking very sharp 
in the pre-season exhibitions and 
looks forward to attending Southern 
Illinois University where he will play 
football and major in business ad¬ 

Looking at the season’s schedule, 
Steve feels that Midwood will be Til¬ 
den’s toughest opponent but the team 
will be most keyed for the Lincoln 
game, seeking revenge for last year’s 

neers had possession of the ball, but 
not for long as John Marvul hit Tech 
quarterback John Spiezia hard jar¬ 
ring the ball loose and Steve Hoch¬ 
man recovered deep in Tech terri¬ 
tory. The Marsmen capitalized quickly 
with a 20 yard aerial from Mike 
Frozzitta to Lee Najman. The suc¬ 
cessful conversion gave Tilden a 
commanding 22-0 lead at the half. 

Lee Najman’s 9 yard run, and Mike 
Katz’s 1 yard plunge put the icing 
on the cake,- giving Tilden a 34-0 
triumph over the Engineers . 

A Heartbreaker 

Tilden suffered its first defeat of 
the 1964 season by dropping a tough 
6-0 decision to the Blue Hornets of 
Midwood October 19 at Tilden’s field. 

The decisive blow came early in the 
game as Midwood’s Bruce Rupert in¬ 
tercepted a Mike Frozzitta pass and 
raced 40 yards for the only score of 
the game. The remainder of the first 
half was strictly a defensive battle. 
Neither team was able to penetrate 
deep into the opposition’s territory. 
The fine tackling of Midwood’s Larry 
Getto and Tilden’s Jerry Guber, John 
Marvul and Steve Hochman con¬ 
tained the opposing offenses. 

The second half was dominated by 
the Tilden Blue Devils . Midwood had 
the ball only three times and lost 7 
yards rushing in the second half of 
play. On the opening set of plays, 
Tilden started its first march of the 
day. They moved the ball 41 yards in 
13 plays only to stall at the Hornet 
37 yard line. 

The Last Attempt 

The Blue Devils once again started 
to move late in the fourth quarter. 
The rushing attack brought the ball 
to the Midwood 16 yard line, with less 
than 30 seconds remaining. Shooting 
for all the marbles, Stu Bokser’s 
third down pass was intercepted by 
the Middies in the end zone as the 
gun sounded, ending the game. 

The loss was even more disheart¬ 
ening since statistically Tilden out¬ 
classed their opponents in every as¬ 
pect. The Blue Devils had 11 first 
downs and 154 yards rushing while 
the Blue Raiders held Brent Kauf¬ 
man and company to 2 first downs and 
only 47 yards rushing. The Raiders , 
led by the outstanding play of end 
Jerry Guber, didn’t allow the Hornets 
to penetrate deeper than midfield 
stripe offensively. Buddy Jaworniker 
T ed the backs by rushing 41 yards in 
lu carries and Lee Najman ran con¬ 
sistently well all game. \ 

n Big Ones Coming: 

Tilden still has a long hard road 
to travel before this 1964 season 
comes to an end. Lincoln, Boys and 
Madison, top contenders for the city 
title, are on the Devils’ schedule. Lin¬ 
coln, in particular, has developed into 
a bruising club spearheaded by the 
passing of Mark Herschman to Joe 
Pistoia. This should be a terrific bat¬ 
tle November 7 at Tilden Field and 
will indicate how well the Devils can 
rebound after their tough Midwood 

Dave Glickman and Paul Lerner