Alton High School - Altonian Yearbook (Alton, NH)

 - Class of 1949

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CLASS WILL ll e the Semor Class of Alton in the countx of Pwelknap state of New Hampshmre ln the vear of our I ord mneteen hundred fortv mne upon leavlng these portals do he ebv make and afflrm thls I ast W1ll and Testament We now declare all previous wxlls drawn by thls class voxd To Mr Hurlex we leave more headaches wtth Semor English To Mr jones we leave the sterlmg steam sky, hook for h1s next Phy s1cs class to wonder about To lxhss Sargent we leave hopes that her Plane Geometry class w1ll be more quiet than her Advanced Algebra class was o Ixlr TICTHBB we leave our enjoyment of hls cordurox Jackets and sharp ties 'xlxss Roberts we leave hxstory ln the maklng o lx rs Hayes we leave a supply of blcarbonate of soda for her cooklng classes I Evelyn Dame leave my crown to the Carmval Queen of 1950 lvlargaret Bordeau leave my glggle to Lee Chamberlain Helene Roberts leave mx helght to Helen Rhxnes john Locke leave my quxet manners to Duane Martxn jerry Chase leave my posltlon as Treasurer of the Student Councxl or anv fmanclal mmded jumor Richard W heeler leave my stata e to Harry jones George Woodman leave my temper to Albert Barnes Howard Wells leave mx slster Pr1sc1lla to carrv on To the entlre jumor Class we leave our desks pencxls and books or them to studx hard wlth next vear To the sophomores we leave our past records on the desks To the Freshmen we leave the satzsfactlon of 1n1t1at1ng the newcomers to the mnth grade ln Alton Hxgh School e leave our memory of Alton H1gh the knowledge we have galned the laughs we have had and the apprecmatxon we have or the teachers who have worked so hard 1n xnstructmg us ln our dallv subjects 9 T I . I . . IV . To L .Y 1, . . . F T 1 Q. , . . I' I W 1 . . . I, Bette Braun, leave my Physics perplexity to Brian Eastman, I' y 'V . . ' I, ' . . - In I y . . . f I . . - . . - I, ' ' , ' r , I, , . I, Y , 'V . , . . ' I D . . , 1 . I I f I . . h t V . I

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CLASS HISTORY On the mnth day of September 1945 eleven bewxldered Freshmen gath ered in the main room of Alton I-hgh School They were Margaret Bordeau Helene Roberts Mary Brtggs V1rg1n1a Drew W1ll1am Roberts Charles B1gelow Lester Davis Robert Dlckerson john Locke Ivan Plerce Donald Dore and jerry Chase We were no different from other Freshman Classes mn some respects but f1nd1ng our class rooms was not routme to us as xt was to our upper classmen Mr Hasttngs our prlnclpal greeted us warmly rn our frrst assembly after which we xmmedxately organized our class A class electlon was held and the followmg officers were elected jerry Chase Presldent john Locke Vice President Donald Dore Treasurer and Margaret Bordeau Secretary We regretted the departure of Charles Bxgelow Lester Davis and Ivan Plerce durmg that year However we welcomed the arrwal of George Woodman During that year Mr,Hast1ngs left and Mr Hurley assumed his dutxes as prxncipal Our Sophomore Class began with seventeen pup1ls mncludxng seven new members They were Richard Wheeler Bette Braun Wllllam Buchanan Ethel Merrill Norma Smart Gladys Stone and Bobby Crocker Our class was then the largest 1n the hlgh school and we hoped to have a large graduatmg class Our class officers durmg our second year were john Locke President Wxllzam Buchanan V1ce President jerry Chase Treasurer and Margaret Bordeau Secretary Norma Smart and Bobby Crocker moved away later In the year decreasmg our class to fmfteen pupils When we met ln September of 1947 as the 111111017 Class we had lost three members Vlrgxma Drew W1ll1am Roberts and Ethel Merrill We also gained three members Ph1l Noel Evelyn Dame and Rlchard Bernard Our junxor Class officers were Wtlllam Buchanan President R1chard Bernard Vice Presxdent Rxchard Wheeler Treasurer and Margaret Bordeau Secretary Toward the end of that year we lost Gladys Stone and Phil Noel September of 1948 found us starting our Semor year with four of our class gone Robert Dtckerson Mary Briggs Donald Dore and R1chard Bernard We elected Bette Braun as our Class Presldent for the year w1th George Woodman as V1ce Presldent Rrchard Wheeler as Treasurer and Evelyn Dame as Secretary Howard Wells Joined us in November gwxng us ten members an the Semor Class We were very unfortunate however to lose B111 Buchanan leaving us nine to graduate 8 . . 1 - . . . 1 1 . . . . . . 1 1 1 1 . . . . 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . . . . . 1 1 , 1 . . . . . , . . . U . . . , , y ' 1 1 1 . 1 1 . . . 1 1 . . . 1 . 1 . . 1 . . . . 1 - 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 1 . . . . . . - . 1 1 0 . , 1 , 1 1 . . . . . 1 . . . . . . 1 , , 1 . . . 1 1 1 1 . . . . . . 1 1 . . . , . . , 1 , 1 1 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . ' 1 1 1 . 1 1 . . . . 1 1 . . . 1 1 . . . . 1 1 . 1 1 1



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CLASS PROPHEC3 In the year 1959 I had been overworked as Supervisor of Obstetr1cs at the Lacoma Hospltal so I went to my famxly phys1c1an who used to be a classmate of mlne one erry nase M D jerry stroked h1s mustache patted Arlene on the head and prescrlbed a long rest I went home early took a p1ll and went rlght to bed The p1ll really d1d the trlck because I slept well but I had the strangest dream The 1949 Semor Class of Alton I-hgh School was hav1ng lts fxrst re umon at what used to be Anderson s Dau-y Bar but was now the modern D1n1ng Room managed by Rlchard Wheeler and h1s sllent partner Geo g Woodman I was one of the first to arrlve wlth only Margaret Bordeau ahead of me We had some t1rne before the other guests arr1ved so we talked over our careers lv argaret had graduated from Laconla Bus1ness College 1n 1950 and was now employed ln one of the promlnent Insurance Companles of the cxty of Gllmanton Iron Works As we flnlshed talkmg of Margaret s carrer Helene Roberts the where she had been do1ng research work on uramum She began telhng us many of her experiences durmg the past ten years when Howard Wells strolled over to us He mformed us when we asked h1m that he was now a Conservatlon Offlcer of the State of New Hampshxre Whlle we were havmg some coffee Bette Braun came 1n all smiles as she used to be ln school years She began a secretarial career after she graduated from Lacoma Bus1ness College ln 1950 She also was marrled now w1th a palr of blonde twxns As I was beg1nnn1ng to wake up El-Qlsocke now a hunting guide ln the northern part of the state had just entered the d1n1ng room As the haze from the deep sleepl had cleared I thought that lt would be grand to see all my classmates agam Evelyn Dame ORATORICAL CONTEST The Amemcan Leglon H1gh School Orator1calContest under the dlrectlon of the Pepartnuent Amerlcamsm Comm1ss1on regulatlons and sponsored by Local Post 4472 and tlfe Alton Hlgh School was held at Grange Hall 1n Alton on February 14 at 8 30 P M The rhetorxcal contestants mcluded Bette Braun 49 Pr1sc1lla Barnes 50 lee Chamberlaln 50 and Duane Martxn 50 Thelr speeches were or1g1 10 , l . . , . . . 1 1 - . , , , . " Y - I I n . . . . , . . V. ' , D I r e i . . . . . . , scientist of the group walked in, Helene had just come back from Europe ' l l I l u . . , Y . . . I u l I A . . . . 1 . , . . a - . n . , . 7 4 I I

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