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De 1 ication 9 w 2 n D The pilgrimage of the class of 1941 has been conducted by many guides, among them there is one Who has been to us always something more than a guide. In his various capac- ities, Mr. Myrick has been a friend who will be long re- membered. As a history teacher, too, he will be remembered. As track coach, swimming coach, circus boss, Woodsman- hiker, playwright and director, "Norm', has helped to make our journey both more pleasant and less difficult. In a spirit of gratitude to a good friend, we dedicate the 1941 GOLD BUG to Mr. Norman Myrick. Ai,..--.v.,. .M F M .- 1' r A W . - HC aCullItyffJ1940f4l CHESTER BERCUME - MILDRED S. BROWN - ALICE W. CHURCHILL - LAURA G. COOLEY ALICE D. DUFFY MARJORIE A. DUGGAN GENEVIEVE H. DWYER MARJORIE M. EBERHARDT RUTH E. FEGLEY - ISABEL C. FIELD CHARLES E. FOTH - IRENE E. HALE - VIRGINIA M. I-IARRIMAN THOMAS F. HERLIHY - DONALD S. LACROIX - KENNETH MACKILLO19, JR. HOLLIS W. MOORE - JOSEPH A. MOORE - NORMAN MYRICK EDITH L. PINNICK EDWARD R. POMEROY - GILMAN A. RANDALL - STEWART SEASS - ARTHUR L. SWIFT MILDRED A. WEEKS - GEORGE E. WILLIAMS - RAYMOND I-I. WOODMAN ANNE U. ROGERS - - Industrial Arts - - English Modern Language - Household Arts - - Latin - Commercial Subjects - Commercial Subjects Physical Education Household Arts - - Social Studies Social Studies, English - Commercial Subjects - Mathematics, Science - - English Science - Music - Industrial Arts - English - - - Social Studies Social Studies, Physical Education - - - - - Art - Mathematics, Music - - Science Science - - English Physical Education - - Latin - Secretary "And gladly ufolde he lerne and gladly techef' -IN? 1' -- H - A - I ' 4 'M , 1 . , ,. A Q s ir, ' V X I , Priincipalls Letter To the Class of 1941: Two things about the situation of the Canterbury Pilgrims occur to me as apply- ing to our situation. They were a diverse lot, thrown together willy nilly, forced to manage together in the common interest. Would not the same words apply Without change to us? A forbearance, tolerance, sanity, and sense of humor are demanded of us, as perhaps never of any other people, in acting together as a unit in the common interest. Secondly, the group of pilgrims faced uncertainty ahead, uncertainty as to roads, brigands, inns. The journey would surely be arduous, probably dangerous, possibly fatal. So we too have a strong sense of unsureness of the future, of impending change. How recognizable will such stable institutions as our churches, schools, banks, government organization, factory system, agriculture, railroads, be in thirty years? We do not know, but we feel that many of them may be vastly different. In such a situation, my best advice to you is to cultivate adjustability, capacity to change, to do, act, and think differently as conditions change. Be alert. Be con- servative, but dare also to be radical. Be calm,-but not sleepy. As the years roll, look ahead eagerly, with appreciation of, but without regret for, the vanishing past. RALPH W. HASKINS : x , A 1 I n .N Sf' 54 9, ff ,. il PP1Y' ed to chout af uS, nmon 2,5 tO ger0uS, :nding bankS, 2? We city t0 e con- ll, look fo .SKINS elder "Of somlry folk, by awenture y-falle In felawesbipe, and pilgrim-es were they alle LAWTON M. ALDRICH Silence at the proper season ' wisdom and better than any speech. Mfg' PHILIP A. ANDERSON Better late than never. RICHARD A. ALLEN Young in limbs, in judgment old. ROBERT C. ALLEN Taught, he ne'er forgets. STEPHEN G. ALLEN Thou hast wit at will. TEN ROBERT M. BETTS Music is well said to be the speech of angels. WALTER G. BIELUNIS Good at a fight, better at a play. MURIEL N. BLACKMER ThY m0deStY,S a candle to thy f merit. f'1FfIBi1y SYLVIA R- W A true friend FRANK J- BOF Fortune favor GORDON P. I Wise to resc perform. SHIRLEY E. E Wisdom is th tune. SON ever. uid to be the INIS better at a IMER :andle to thy I l I I . r SYLVIA R. BLAIR A true friend is forever a friend. I FRANK BOKOSKI Fortune favors those who dare. GORDON P. BOURNE Wise to resolve and patient to SHIRLEY E. BOWEN Wisdom is the conqueror of for- . I I I I I 1 I perform. P I I I I tune. i i i P 1 ORAN C. BOYD At first a stranger-then friend. EMMA E. BURROWS With a quiet spirit. MARJORIE L. CADY Modesry cannot be taught. , l- -f L- , 11 ilgrjgna gg ROBERT D. CAMBRIDGE He throws the line afar. ELEVEN RAYMOND T. COLES The game is more than the play- er of the game. NAOMI J. COLLETT A constant friend is a thing rare and hard to find. THALMA A. COOKE Variety's the very spice of MARY A. DALTON Anything for a quiet Twnvn life. WILLIAM A. DAMERST All men are poets at heart. CATHERINE E. DANAHEY The hand that hath made you fair, hath made you good. PATRICIA A. DAY Much learning doth make me mad. 1 EDITH R. DAYTON She leads the parade. JOHN B. UAYWN Above OUV Mc M fagt friend- WAYNE H. DIiRl' I got rhythm. EDWARD j. DES Let ignorance t learning has its x HENRIETTA L, Courteous thoue . AHEY h made you WAYNE H. DERBY u good- . I got rhythm. EDWARD J. DESMOND h make me Let ignorance talk as it Will, learning has its value. J HENRIETTA L. DETEAU e Courteous though coy. ' I RST JOHN B. DAYTON at heart. Above our life we love a stead- fast friend. a FRANCES A. DOHERTY Smile, and the world smiles with ou. MARION L. DCLEVA Her beauty makes This vault a feasting presence full of light. ANNETTE E. DONALDSON A merry heart maketh a cheer- ful countenance. Har was 1 , ,, Y, ,,-....,....c.. ROBERT W. DOUBLEDAY Nature has given us two ears, but only one mouth. THIRTEEN . V ,. - ,,,..,. ., h -, W- . Q-. .- -i..v----.....1.-...4u. Ll.,-v,1.. 47, LL., ,, g W VV,, WY, v ,., , -- V ..,, MARY J. FELLERS Happiness consists in activity. KENNETH E. DOW The strength of twenty men. JOHN M. FITZGERALD JENNIE C' DROSDAL His smile is sweetened by his All things are won by diligence gravity. DAVID P. DUVAL JOAN T. FLEBUT An earnest soul. Full of sweet indifference. ARVILLA l.. DYER H' h. Q H bl. MARJORIE J. FRENCH A l 0 'ku .R fu lim Her ways are ways of pleasant- l slmll achieve in time. ness, and all her paths are peace. EDWARD 1, I-llliliii I have hid mi U phil0S0PhleS' MADELINE O. H."-N Times change and with them. CALVIN D. GLAZ I am not a polit other habits are - ultf- ilg ' FOURTEEN c ' ' 2 1 EDWARD I. FULTON activity. I have had my day and my philosophies. 'XLD MADELINE O. HANKS ned by his Times change and we change with them. 5 1 1 CALVIN D. GLAZIER I I am not a politician, but my fence' other habits are good. IH uf pleasant- s are peace. SHIRLEY I GOODYEAR Neat, not gaudy. ARTHUR N. GOODYEAR A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke. il itima he ,maui I .JY ii- wsu 1 1- li JOSEPH R GORDON Agreed to differ. HELEN R. I-IANKS An ounce of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow. FIFTEEN JAMES B. I-IARRINGTON The magic of a face. MELVIN G. HARVEY ln one ear, out the other. BARBARA S. HAWLEY Modcsty is the beauty of women 1 I I I ALAN li. HOBART To him 'tis sport. 'Q x QWAK CHESTER F. HOBART j JENNIE A4 H gn.. He'll PlaY a small game rather I Elbow grew: than stand out. p0ll5h' 5. I I l GARDNER M. HOBART g THOMAS H. Howl PlaY uP, PlaY UP, and PlaY the i He dances like an game. I RUSSELL A. HOBART Be silent and safe-silence never HERBERT C- HU' betrays you' Rugged individual NELSON H. HOLDEN AD When you have nothing to SKY, TIZLINE A' JAKI say nothing. e ngor of the ul U E E 1911110 it IRT I Same rather BART and play the LT 'silence never N ming to say, JENNIE A. HOWARD Elbow grease gives the best polish. CAROL E. JANTZ Work is no disgraceg it is idle ness which is a disgrace. THOMAS H. HOWKINS He dances like an angel. HERBERT C. HUTCHINGS Rugged individualism. SHIRLEY E. JEWETT Earnest and gay In a capable way WILFRED L. JUDD Plain in dress and sober. ADALINE A. JAKIMKO The rigor of the sport. il Arima I he lg L 1 ,L -ll 1 if' '11 -,-, ,...,....,. ...ug f " VIRGINIA L. JULIAN To love the game beyond t e WN j f! Q . ' if ' rize. iw ,f P SEVENTEEN . . .,.,. .. -, .,.. , .....f f ---... ,. . .,,........,1.....t......s. .. ,,t-.... Y , ,,.. I. ...Y --V. ANNA KERENSKY The best of me is diligence. A PRISCILLA A. KOMINSKI Joy rises in me like a summer's morn. DOROTHY H. KEYES Athletically inclined. IRI-INIZ K. KNIHNICKI Few things are impossible diligence and skill. HENRY V. KOLASINSKI Always in the thick 0' battle. EIGHTEEN NELLIE E. KOSLOSKI We follow the trend of the times. BETTY D. LAMBERT My spirit has cheer. MARGARET M. LASHWAY Do wrong to none. 7 L f'1SfTB..s3 DOROTHY A' L' He that is slr' better than the H. ALLEN M261 His own opinioi VIOLA MADDEl Faithful friend find. RUTH E. MAIL There is no I the sun. l IIINSKI ie 3 SUmmer's DOROTHY A. LOVETT KI :nd of the U' r. SI-IWAY He that is sIow to anger better than the mighty. H. ALLEN MaCLEOD His own opinion was his law. LENA IL. MALINOSKI What is the end of study? Let me know. ALICE M. MARTIN Hope not for the impossible. VIOLA MADDEN Faithful friends are hard to find. RUTH E. MAILLOUX There is no new thing under the sun. EIS? iw sl? LEONARD A. MARTIN Time will tell. LOUISE H. MCKEMMIE A friend in need is a friend indeed. NTNETEEN ...ir-if--Q..-.g.,..a......1..-,.,,L. Y, ,JY,,-Y Y , W MARJORIIL MCKILNNEY STANLEY I... MURASZKA Impossible is a word I never use ing heart. DAVID L MEAD PATRICIA H. NEWELL Icarfully and wonderfully made. Shy but friendly. "TJ" l5li'I"I'Y MILLER Little things are great to big ROSE D. OLANYK Her talents were of the more mcn. silent class. VRANCI-IS M. MURASYKA X ROBERT C. PAGE f meek :mel quiet spirit. With bats and clubs. E UI E - .SU Nothing is impossible to a will- BLANCHE A' I Could talk MARY VIRGINI She was as goo! SHIRLEY M. R2 Talk us to silf Not untouched SZKA C to a will- -L f the more BLANCI-IE A. PLICHTA I could talk like that forever MARY VIRGINIA RICE She was as good as she was fair. SHIRLEY M. RICHARDSON Talk us to silence. DORIS E. ROBERTS Not untouched by glamour. fI5fi'3?2311? ELEANOR G. ROSE Still as a lamb. SHIRLEY E. ROSE Honor lies in honest toil. ROBERT R. RUDER Loudly, openly. STEPHEN W. RYZNIC Vaulting ambition which o'er leaps itself. TWENTY-ONE -, K, M , , ,-,,......l,g...4.... Q,-..,.--.. --.-....-i.- .H H ...A --iw CONSTANQI-. H. RLILCZKOXN SKI Her worth is warrant for her welcome. DOINALD I.. SAI5OI,lNSIxl The sun doth set on yon ruddy craig. FRANCES M. SANCTUARY sly The Ross: of Sharon. DUN Al.D A. Sl IAMPO 1LIl'. . . IIHCYCSI XVI I IHC. TXVENTY-TWO DAVID J. SHEERMAN Small service is true service. BAXTER L. SHUMWAY Ushers in the evening Guide my lonely way. RALPH P. SMART Who, me? PATRICIA L. SQUIRES Jolly and kind Friendly inclined. I ol! - I QARLOTTA Humble li MARY V. SW The grace an SYLVIA I.. SW One's outlook virtue. ANTHONY pu Well done, th, ful Servant. NI service. XY 8 ny. S CARLOTTA R. STEVENS Humble because of knowledge. FRANCES I. SZYMlxOWICZ I have often regretted my speech MARY V. SWARTZ The grace and blush of modesty. SYLVIA L. SWEZY One's outlook is part of his virtue. nu tr my snlenee. PLISABETH THACHILR All this and heaxen too. PHILIP S. THAYER Venn, Vldl, vici. ANTHONY P. SZALA Well done, thou good and faith- ful servant. 313602 S2 JOHN P. THOMSON Veritas. TWENTY-THREE -is-,, ,,gA,,,,L-,,--.-.l..e..4-...-.,i..i,,i...A,..... ,, , , ELLIOTT V. THORNTON Rise up, thou mighty man of valour. CLARA E. TUTTLE Care lives with all. CLAIRE If. TYLER I lead 2 gay life. PHILIP A. VONDELL We're all good fellows together. V I WALTER A. WENTWORTH Let every man mind his own V business. GLORIA R. WHIPPLE More than painting can express. CAROL VAIL Avoid shame, but do not seek glory. TWENTY-FOUR AIAMI-QS C. WILLIAMS For courtesy wins woman all as well as vnlour may. UISI TBQQU TOUC FRANK wo! KeeP thi' muscle I JOHN H. wooo Very little is need happy r i Q L FRANK WOJTOUCS W5 together. I Keep thy muscle trained. i ORTH 2 JOHN H. WOOD nd hls Own Very little is needed to make a happy life. l C311 express. K e ai t s W-ere you so like that Grecian youth PHILIP O. WOODARD His enemies shall lick the dust. HENRY S. ZIOMEK Use and skill are winners in this pastime. P Diana kissed and lulled to sleep, That 'gainst the waves which had no ruth You sufarn in search of waters dee pP mm an as You faltered not, nor paused to rest And ease the hurden on your rnindg N o other love your lips professed Than that of heauty and rnankind. i -WILLIAM A. DAMERST Q1941j ,, ' 3 ilsgtimaje l TWENTY-FIVE Creative riting MY GREATEST DISLIKE I have always disliked theme-writing and I think I always shall. In the first place, I haven't the "gift of gab" which is needed in writing. Without this skill, it is almost impossible to compose an interesting or humorous essay. Because of my deficiency, I sit for hours trying to figure out how to say a thing which a gifted person could say in two seconds. As for punctuation, I'm always placing commas in the wrong places or omitting them en- tirely. After all, what does punctuation mean to a theme if the idea is all there? A theme IS just as funny or just as "dry" in spite of all periods, commas, or exclamation marks. Lastly, I have the greatest difficulty in writing a conclusion to my essay. I believe that if I have said all that I want to say, I should stop! But I puzzle a long time before I finally dash down a few more meaningless words. No matter how much effort I put into my themes, I shall never be a writer. VIRGINIA JULIAN MY BIGGEST MISTAKE Everyone knows how spring affects the young man's fancy. The birds, the bees, the fresh green grass, the bright, warm sun and gentle spring breezes all make a walk with one's best girl a most delightful occasion. After I had called for my current "interest in life," we decided upon a hike through some fields and meadows which proved to be slightly damp as a result of recent spring rains. Presently, we arrived at an especially marshy spot. Here some cows had trampled the ground into a mire almost impassable for one with ordinary shoes. XVhat luck! Off came my moccasins and socks. Then, gently, I lifted "my dream" and proceeded to wade the width of that all too short patch of muddy ground. Having deposited safely my light burden, I trotted carelessly back for my socks and moccasins. Suddenly, I heard a ripping sound and felt a sharp stab of pain in the arch of my right foot. A quick look showed me blood pouring from a deep, jagged wound. I had run on a piece of broken glass! The "little lady" ran for help while I did what I could for the gash. NVhen my father and a friend finally came, they had to carry me several hundred yards to a car. It was several weeks before I could walk on my bad foot. I have learned my lesson. This gallantry "stuff" is not for me. Should I encounter like circumstances in the future, the lady will do her own walking around any obstruction encount- ered-AND MY SHOES WILL STAY GN ! ! ! DAVID MEAD 'TXYENTY-SIX Bug I ha BrooklYn It l beside m swing in by the l To munity a little A needed 2 dustrial To acclaime praise fc Ifi should l I H and twe I Ill approacl cold nig I li usually, reality, an afgui Soon I My eC0I1omiI igilgri ice, I Jssible ng to n en- me is hat if ' dash fresh : girl some ntly, mire Jcks. watch . my arch run the 'ards like Llflt- 41 MY GREATEST AMBITION I have an ambition. It is not to make a million dollars, nor to play center Held for the Brooklyn Dodgers. It has always been my ambition to be an engineer. For years I have dreamed of standing beside my own Diesel or steam engine, of feeling the surge of power as these mighty engines swing into action, of standing by the switch-board and controlling twenty thousand horse power by the flicking of a switch or the turning of a steam valve. To be able to do these things would assure me that I was of some benefit to my com- munity and to mankind. I should be able to see in the products of industry a little bit of myself, a little bit of my labor which is essential to the welfare of mankind. I should know that I am needed and appreciated by the world. I should know that without the work I was doing, in- dustrial progress could not move forward quite so rapidly. To be an engineer does not set one up as a public figure. The engineer is never publicly acclaimed for his good work, but in the appreciation of the things he helps produce is a little praise for him. I If I could succeed in doing these things, I should consider my ambition fulfilled, and I should be content with my lot in life. ROBERT CAMBRIDGE MY GREATEST JOY I find my greatest joy in evening walks. I walk alone, usually between the hours of ten and twelve, and during all seasons of the year, whether in rain, in sleet, or in snow. In summer I like nothing better than to walk along a lonely country road listening and watching for the approaching thunderstorm. In winter, when the sky is clear, I walk because I like to feel the cold night air. I like to study the same landscape by moonlight and by sunlight. On these walks I think, usually, about intangible things. I forget my worries and disappointments from the world of reality. Many times I walk only to "let off steamf, After an especially trying day, or after an argument with some friend a walk seems to lighten things and to clear the uatmospheref, Soon I find myself laughing at my earlier misgivings. My greatest joy is to walk alone. It is a pleasure I hope never to relinquish. It is safe, sane, economical and highly profitable. JOHN FITZGERALD QHIIQYIIUZIQB TWENTY-SEVEN ' i MY FAVORITE PICTURE I enjoy sunsets more than any other beauty in nature. Some sunsets exceed others in their beauty. One I shall never forget. On an opposite hill I watched the sun sink slowly behind a snow-clad top. Clouds spurted from the peak upward and outward in the manner of a fountain. Behind and all around this mountain the sky was a clear blue. As the sun slipped lower and lower, the redder it became. Finally a red fountain spurted from an even redder ball on a snow-white peak. Clouds helped to form a kind of geyser. The clear blue of the sky in the background brought out the vividness of the white peak. This sunset was the most unusual and gorgeous one that I had ever seen. EDITH DAYTON TO "Mitch", THE GUCD NATURED MAN Un re: A Piece of Gum? Why the pail and mop, good Mitchell? Gracious, why the pail? Will, when sweeping hard won't touch it, Mopping it remove? Gracious, why the pail? Why the saw and file, staunch Mitchell? Gracious, why the tools? Will, when scraping hard can't budge it, Cutting flooring fool us? Gracious, why the tools? Quit, quit for shame! 'Tis there to stay: You cannot melt it. If of itself it will not go, No one can move it: The mice can chew it! PHILIP THAYER QAnd Sir John Sucklingj TWENTN'-ElcH'r mug 3 Our becoming "Jim" H the "Gm "Human and orch social de. ing in tl pilgrimag In S and "M.' squads. 5 again as "M.V." l In o school ac fifth any "Graphic Thayer x were iille Merito S. to: a sec. The May exams ar Whc uM.V.,, Freshmar PFIHCQH V we addec SeI'lI0I'S W Senior We Iaflgl-fl their mind a ntain. llower, -white round rgeous H41 Class Day The Pilgrimage of the Class of '41 OL11' C1258 commenced its journey through Amherst High School in the usual way. After becoming adjusted to strange surroundings, we began to make ourselves known. "Dave" Mead, "Jim" Holdsworth, and "M.V." Rice were chosen to guide our class through the first year. When the "Greatest Show on Earth" came to Amherst High, one of the feature attractions was the "Human Cannon Ball,', otherwise known as the Allen twins. We were represented in the band and orchestra, and when "Pinafore', was given, members of '41 appeared in the chorus. Our social debut was made at the Freshmen Reception. "His just Desserts," a comedy, was our offer- ing in the Interclass Plays. With a feeling of satisfaction, we completed the first stage of our pilgrimage, and retired for the summer. In September we returned to familiar surroundings. This year "Dave", "Ruthie" Connor, and "M.V.', were our oilicers. Presently we found some of our class on the various varsity squads. Several positions on the "GraphicU staff were filled by our members. With Miss Churchill again as our coach, we produced "Luncheon for Sixf, In a Beauty Contest, staged by the seniors, "M.V." Rice, to the glory of ,41, carried off the cup and the title of "Miss Amherst High." In our opinion, the junior year was our most outstanding. We entered whole-heartedly into school activities, with "Dave", "Jim" Holdsworth, and "M.V." as officers. In honor of its twenty- fifth anniversary, the "Graphic,' appeared in printed form. "Jim" Holdsworth managed the "Graphic" staff until February, when he transferred to Franklin and Marshall Academy. "Phil" Thayer was elected to take "Jim's" place. Most of the roles in the school play, "Charm School", were filled by juniors. We succeeded in having more boys than girls admitted to the Junior Pro Merito Society. Honors in sports went to many junior athletes. We gave the rest of our time to: a second circus, Debating Club, and our play "The Wedding," coached by Mr. Herlihey. The Mayday setting of the Junior Prom, our first formal class dance, was a great success. With exams and the Senior Reception, we finished an eventful year. When we returned to Amherst High in September, 1940, with "Phil" Thayer, "Dave", and "M.V.,' as officers, we realized that we had begun the final lap of our journey. After the Freshman Reception, we began work on the "Gold Bug." The leads for the operetta "Forest Prince" were given to seniors. Oran Boyd was piano soloist at the Christmas concert. In March we added another accomplishment. With "Ebb Tide,', written and coached by Mr. Myrick, the seniors were victorious in the Interclass Play Contest. As the months sped by, the events of senior week became a reality, and our four years as pilgrims came to an end. EDITH DAYTON MARJORIE FRENCH liilgrimage TwENTY.Nms W rn V I- I . -...-.-a.f.,- "K 71- ' lass ro hee The pilgrims of the class of 1941 are back once more at the good old high school from which they set out on the second part of their pilgrimage ten years ago. How everything has changed! Everything, the building, the school grounds, the teachers, and, most of all, the pil- grims themselves! We find that "Dave" Sheerinan is repairing doll carriages, carts, and tricycles. Ralph Srnart is a pilot on the "Circum-Orb Clipper," on which "Pat" Squires and "Beth" Thacher, those blond heart-breakers, are hostesses. Carlotta Stevens is a hairdresser in Mary Swartz's beauty parlor. Frances Synzkowicz, an- other hairdresser there, recently made Gloria Whipple's hair platinum. "Phil" lVooclard is a dancing teacher, specializing in square dancing. Doris Roberts is a blues singer in the "Rose Sisters' Swankelite Night Club." "Bob" Rualer is the town crier in Doom Town, Alaska, where "Steve" Ryznic is mayor and Franlz Wojtoizcs, the busiest man in town, is an undertaker. Donald Saholinslei and "Tony" Szala are joint owners of North Amherst Trucking Service. "Franny" Sanctuary is teaching a new type of mathematics, Thayerometry, developed by Dr. Philip S. Thayer, successor to Einstein. "Don" Shamjro and "Hank" Zioinele are professional basketball players for the "Amherston- ians," a club owned by Elliott Thornton and Baxter Shuinway. "Art" Goodyear is manager of Wfayne Derlay's band in which "Phil" Vona'ell plays the triangle. "Iohnnie" Wood and "M.V.,' Rice are playing in "Mickey" MacLeod's latest play, "Here in the Heather, Together." "Dick" and "Boll" Allen are doing a cannon-ball act in a circus with "1i1n,' Williairzs to catch them. "Bob" Betts is the successor to Paderewski. "Billy" Damersf has written a best seller detective story narrative poem. Alan Holfart is a member of that large firm of lawyers, "Hobart, Hobart, and Hobart." "I-lerlf' Hutchings runs a bus from Amherst to Keene, New Hampshire. "Daw" Mcazl is a protege of Charles Atlas, teaching a "You can be husky, too" course. Viola Mailflcn is Doctor Hobart's secretary. "Connie" RZ!'l'Zk0ll'Sl1l is an Olympic swimming champion. "Mialgic" McKenney is the girl you see in a million places. She has her picture on the Chesterfield ads. THIN anim rang 12141 HR HN NE Agent. HP 1 oh- "Ki was frar jenr "Ste Cur is broker Comedy, Ioan "Mlm exactly s "Edt Calv aloe' Especially H elei ff lim "Mel Barl ff Russg fry-vom Adalii Square Ga t Ship-le. ll'l Reno' ' "Phil', Anderson, a two fisted Texan desperado, is 1951's "Number One Bad Man." Walter Bielnnis, a zoo keeper, is the only living man who can make Gargantua behave. Sylvia Blair is taking Bonnie Baker's place as radio's cozytime singer. 5.1211 "Midge" Cady is famous for nursing the European soldiers. pil- "Ray" Coles is the inventor of a revolutionary radio wave length. "Nome" Collett is starring in the revival of "Arsenic and Old Lace." "Edie" Dayton is legendary in Washington circles for her work as a feminine Secret Service :eww Agent. "Pat" Day, with her exuding vivacity, heads the "Cooking School of the Air." an- john Thomson is writing fiction for "True Confessions." "Ken" Dow is national president of the Girl Scouts. When interviewed, Ken growled, "I was framed." jennie Drosdal is a "White Collar Girlf' employed in Macy's Bargain Basement. and "Steve" Allen is the publisher of "Allen's Dope," a racing sheet. Currently starred on Broadway are "johnny" Fitzgerald and Mary Fellers whose happy home 'Vice' is broken up by Arvilla Dyer, for whom "johnny" forsakes wife and home. The play, "Domestic Comedy," has been running for seven years. 1 by joan Flebut is a fashion designer in Woolworthis 5 and l0c store. Ston- "Midge" French, physicist and chemist, recently discovered the Notron, although she is not exactly sure what it is. the "Eddie" Fulton owns and operates "Fulton's Spa." Shirley Goodyear is a blues singer there. Calvin Glazier is mayor of Leverett. Here "joe" Gordon is the translator of "Aventures de la Famille Gautier." Authentic! Literal! Especially prepared for A.H.S. 15 to Helen and Madeline Hanks are joint owners of "Hanks' Oil Company." i "jim" Harrington is pitching a little "wow" for the Yankees. it "Mel" Harvey, famous critic and essayist, is author of "How to Read Shakespeare." "Barb" Hawley manufactures explosives to blow up all French books. "Chet" Hobart is an English professor at Smith. Russell Hobart is the leader of a hot swing band Qwhich is likely to "swing" soonj. C- "Torn" Howleins is an honorable Q???j senator from Massachusetts. Adaline jalzimlzo and Carol jantz are winners of the six-day bike races held in Madison Square Garden. the Shirley jewett is a glamorous movie actress who has one home in Hollywood and another in Reno. il rima 2 THIRTY-ONE 41 19 Q Q Q., , . .,,.44f1.. ff "Dot" Keyes is a waitress in a tearoom where Priscilla Korninslei and Nellie Kosloslzi are the managers. Mary Dalton is cook. Henrietta Deteau is a professional model in HJ. C. Cook,s Fashion Shop," New York. Carol Vail is head nurse in the new Sunderland Hospital. I "Net" Donaldson is famous for inventing "windshield" wipers for eye glasses. "Kate" Danahey is the champion woman roller skater in the United States. Alice Martin is secretary to Iennie Howard who succeeded Marjorie Mills. Lena Malinoski designs clothing for the tap dancing queen of the world, Betty Miller. Anna Kerenslzy is a make-up expert at the "Doherty-Doleva Movie Studio." Shirley Bowen is business manager of the company. Wilfred Iudcl is manufacturing airplanes. "Ginny" julian coaches L. I. U.'s undefeated basketball team. "Hank" Kolasinski cuts lace in "Irene Knihnicki's Lace Shoppe." Betty Lambert is a swimming instructor at the "Fish Rodf, "Dot" Lovett is a roller skating attendant at Lake Aldrich. Ruth Maillonx is a foreign correspondent from Pelham. Starring in "Muraszka's Merry Melodies" is a "Gipsy', Rose Olanyle. "Bob" Page is manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. "Walt" Wentworth is investigating fourth column activities in A.H.S. Nelson Holden is the author of a famous book, "Get That Muscle Before it Gets You." Leonard Martin manufactures "Martin's Stove Massage." "Pee Wee" MeKem1nie is teaching the boys at Amherst College chemistry. QUsing the A. L. S. methodj. As a telephone operator, Margaret Lashway docs not have a chance to know many people intimately. In "Stan" Geruiekas' first book of poems, he describes his innermost feelings. CN. B. It's selling like hot cakeslj "Pat" Newell is a nurse to a certain well-known doctor. Blanche Pliehta, a night club singer, is noted for her modern version of the "Nursery Rhymesf, Lawton Aldrich is pitching AA ball in the FF league. Gordon Bourne, millionaire now, is still passing the "Buck.,' Muriel Blaekmer, a popular song writer, recently wrote "There's Gold in Them Thar Pel- ham Hills, but You Gotta Look for It." THHW'-TWO fbnlh Eng 1541 Sla Florida E1 restore O F1 H1 T. Measur ffl f J ff A High, lgilg are the rk. er. Bowen the A. people B. It'S ymes. U r Pel- H41 Shirley Richardson is the inventor of the "Florida Sun-Lamp," which Florida sunshine. Emma Burrows is a wholesale dealer in original Rembrandt portraits restore their former colorj. Oran Boyd is a "Boogie Woogie" piano player for Wayne Derby and Frank Bokoslzi is America's I-Iitch-hiking Champion. "Bob" Cambridge is an engineering professor at M. I. T. Thelma Cooke is the "Keeper of the Stars and Garters for the United Measuresf, "Breda" Dayton is athletic director at Vassar. ff ff Bob" Doubleday is the winner of the Nobel Prize in mathematics. reproduces exclusively Qslightly retouched to his Diabolic Wildcats. States Department of Ed" Desmond is known as "Dynamite" Desmond of the Flying Aces of America. Dave" Duval is the originator of a newspaper feature, "The Long and Short of All the Sport." At nightfall, the pilgrims full of memories and a bountiful supper, once again leave Amherst High, each to go farther on his own pilgrimage through life. Seers of things to come: LOUISE MCKEMMIE, WILLIAM DAMERST, THOMAS HOWKINS, ALLEN MACLEOD. These Women!!! Why, Bill! What causes that far-away look in your eye? Say it's that cute little girl friend. Don't lie! Wait, jim! I-Iow come you canit pay that small sum you owe me? Oh, so! she broke you again, friend. I see. Say, Chet! What about seeing a movie tonight? Shucks, and I thought you two had had a real fight! Hey, Sieve! Why the gloom when you should be having some fun? You don't have to tell me. It,s that woman, SOI1. DAVID MEAD Pilgrimage THIRTY-THREE Class Will We pilgrims of the Class of 1941, wel six score in a campaigne of sondry folk, by aven- ture y-falle in felowshipe these foure years, now havinge reached the end of our present viage, but redy to wenden our wey on the straunge and verray uncerteyn pilgrimage of life, deem it wise and propre to leve by our last testament certeyn nyce remembrances with our good aqueynt- aunces. In the name of God, Amen: We, the Class of ,41 of Amherste Hygh Schoole, servantes of the Principal's Majestie, being this present day hole in mynde and of good memory, for which praysed be God, but considering how suddainly we may be deprived of both, doe therefore make and ordeign our last will and testament in manner and fourme followinge: Imprimis-"Hammering Hank" Kolasinski leaves his hammer and his football uniform to "Whim- pering Hashie" Hasbrouck. Item-Wayne Derby leaves Mr. MacKillop, but takes along his double bass. Item-Donald "Fitch" Shampo gladly bequeaths his lustrous hair to Mr. Seass. Item-Baxter Shumway leaves "Bob" some way. Item--"Joe" Gordon, future political timber, leaves his "bark" to "Pete', Thomson. Item-Sylvia Blair leaves her dainty manner and cute, girlish giggle to "Red" Hutchings. Item-"Bob', Ruder, having collected and packed away his various and sundry implements such as rubber bands, paper wads, apple cores, study hall chairs, and chalk, leaves a peaceful Room B study to Miss Pinnick. Item-Pat Squires leaves a rather interesting past at Amherst High. Item-QBobj Doubleday finally leaves fStevej Doran. Iterrz-Will "Edie', Dayton ever leave "Tono" Howkins! Item--Frank Wojtoucs departs from the electricity class with "amps" in his pants. Item-"Art" Goodyear-censored!-- Item-Shirley and Eleanor Rose move out and bequeath their distinguished posts to the only other girl twosome, the Rak twins of the Qsoon to bej Junior Class. Item-"Tom" Howkins gives those dancing feet to "Bunion" Dudley. Item-Phil Thayer absolutely refuses to abandon his rather questionable puns to anyone, especially to Mr. joseph Moore. Item-Mary Fellers leaves, besides her sister, Martha, several other fellers. Item-"Spot" Bokowski presents the "Spot', to Mr. Forh, Item-Carol Jantz parts with her hard-won French class "drag" which she bequeaths to a needy Clarence jones. THIN-PM min mug 1941 Item' Item' I tem' W Item-' his I tem-' Ta I tem-' I tem- I tem- I tem- R Item- S Item- Item- Item Item Item- Item- Item- Item- Item- I tem- in I tem- I tem- I tem- I tem- I temx I tem, I fem Film 5 by aven- nt viage, deem it aqueynt- 'antes of Jr which Jre make "Whim- ngs. :nts such peaceful nly other especially o a needy L 1541 Item-Breck Dayton leaves his knowledge of curves and Squires to Mr. Randall. Item-"M.V." Rice finds it very hard to leave Mr. Myrick. Item-Allen MacLeod blottingly bequeaths his troublesome ink bottle to a rather disturbed Miss Weeks. Item-"Hank" Ziomek keeps things "in the family" by leaving his great game of basketball to his clever younger brother, "Stan". Item-Little "Mel" Harvey bequeaths his tackle position on the football team to "Towering Toughyn Witherell. Item-Marjorie McKenney bequeaths all that effervescent energy to "Ray" Aldrich. Item-"Jim', Harrington gives that perplexing "poker face" to Miss Harriman for study hall use. Item-John Thomson leaves Amherst High to make room for all the rest of the Thomsons. Item-"Jimmie" Williams bequeaths his hidden brutality and bone-crushing handshake to Sabra Rogers. Item-"Johnny" Wood, having had enough noontime boxing and sprained fingers, gladly leaves Steve Johnson as lunchroom champ. Item-"BettyH Lambert and "Bobby" Page leave hand-in-hand. Item--"Phil" Anderson and Tony Szala present their hitch-hiking technique to some of the lads to try on the corner of "Hamp Road." Iiem-Gloria Whipple leaves her bottle of red hair dye for Betty Warner's further use. Item-Barbara Hawley leaves her naive charm to "Eddie,' Critchett. Item--Ralph Smart leaves Miss Pinnick on the floor at the square dance. Item-Bob Cambridge donates his gardenias to help along Billy Thies' hay fever. Item-Beth Thacher leaves her flair for comedy to Mary Ann Ritchie. Item--john Fitzgerald leaves all further march-making to Mr. Swift. Item-"Ginny" Julian presents her digest of all books to Betty Boutelle. Item-Annette Donaldson leaves "The Nutcracker Suitev for Doris Abramson and Lucy Well- ington to fight over. Item-"Bob" Allen reserves his flashing smile for any likely girls of the lower classes. Item-"Jim,' Holdsworth and "By', Sarris left. Item-"Pat" Day leaves with a "trip-it of the light fantastic toef' Item-"Midge" French presents her numerous "jobs', to Mary Ryan. Item-Louise McKemmie leaves her friendly attitude to Betty Bray. Item-Helen Hanks leaves Modern Problems unsolved. Item-Arvilla Dyer leaves to return to her "one and only" in Plainfield. wflgrfmggp THIRTY-FIVE ' here leaves for the bright li hts f - her fine dramatic performances , g 0 Item-Naomi Collect, after Broizgiygilyv dell Presents all those long hours of hard, book-wearing, eye-straining study Item--" In OH to Janet Grayson. It ,,Franny,, Sanctuary Presents those big brown eyes to Miss Brown. ein- I Sh'l Goodyear leaves "Barb" Goodyear, after Spending some good years here' tem- 1r ey If B ch Bob and Dick Allen leave behind that great cannon act in the Circus, which act - o emthey donate to Irving Watts and Alfred Montague. Hem-ustevev Allen in order to clear up any future question on the subject, gives his formula for purifying Pelham water to Mr. Swift- And now we the class of 1941, doe call all to witness this as our last will and testament in tegtimonie whereof, we hereunto set our hands and seals this twenty-Hrst day of June, 1941. ROBERT ALLEN, SYLVIA BLAIR, NAOMI COLLETT, DAVID MEAD, Notaries Puhlic O I Washington Washington, come hack to earth America has need of thee: This age of whirling, grinding, screaming machinery In which there is no soul Has need of thee: Come hack with your hrief statements Your fundamental principles. Teach us again the true meaning of our rights and ways. That we may, someday, have an ' Understanding of all you knew and loved. J. B. DAYTON THIRTY-Six Gulf! Eng 1541 Son ECONO right to C3 its very b' earn 2 lil' trends, H10 In the f ate entran college pff Since then a few casf some direc and a gre: entation c dents thei so increasr in our mr take place No n postwar a. present cn Ther First: land, mo income r farmers, cation, su illg coula dren, P2 r u good P the S0 these pf new Wa 1' 911131115 educari. C dle W larger lailgi Illln. i ghts of g study mich act formula stament 2, 1941. B41 ome Characteristics of merican Education AMERICAN COMFORT Economic security, the ability to earn one's way in the world, and economic freedom, the right to earn that way as one pleases, are not only important but indispensable to everyone. From its very beginning, Amherst High School has always been concerned with helping its pupils to earn a living. We find that great changes have taken place in eighty years, and with modern trends, more changes can be expected. In the early days of Amherst High, little attention was paid to preparing students for immedi- ate entrance into the world of affairs. Secondary education at that time existed first of all for college preparation. Courses were limited to classical and technical subjects, of little practical use. Since then, however, a change has occurred. The day of apprentices in trades has gone, except in a few cases, and a high school education, in many instances, has come to take its place. Today some direct practical vocational training is given in shop, commercial, and home economics courses, and a great deal of indirect training for living is given by all civics courses, and by special ori- entation courses for seniors. The value of these courses is readily recognized, even by the stu- dents themselves. The number of Amherst High boys who sign up for shop work every fall has so increased that a larger shop area now is needed. That is only one change which has taken place in our modern high school, it is very likely prophetic of changes in educational policy which will take place after the present war is over. No matter whether or not the United States actively enters the war, there will be necessary postwar adjustments to be made. What will be the responsibility of American education when our present crisis has passed? There are many economic and social problems which American education can help to solve. First, let us consider education's part in helping the farmers of America. Here in New Eng- land, most of the farms are reasonably successful, they are in good condition, and a source of income to their owners, but in parts of the South and Middle West the opposite is true. Tenant farmers, sharecroppers, and many independent farmers in the South live wretchedly, without edu- ' ' f f cation, suiiicient income, or good food. Since half as many farmers with modern methods o arm- ing could raise the same crops with real profit, should these unsuccessful farmers, and their chil- dren, particularly, not be trained in other ways of earning their living? lt has been stated with ' ' ,, ' good proof that "the cultural level of the masses is the basis of good business. lf the schools in the South supplied education for these underprivileged families, is it not reasonable to suppose that ' ' ' ld k these people, with a desire for better things stimulated by their new education, wou see some new way of life more profitable than the old? Education in the South is becoming better, but there ' t'11 reat deal to be accomplished by an extension of school privileges. As in the South, remains s 1 a g education of youth for occupations other than farming would be of inestimable value in the Mid- dle West. There mechanization, because of increased speed and ease of cultivation, has led to 3 larger individual farms. Those who cannot afford to prevent their own smaller farms from being pilgrimage THIRTY-SEVEN dd.-- Y ...+,,.L4,,,LgQ1Lgi'.':" ' 'Q k ver by richer landowners must move on to poorer regions. If their children can be better ta en o , d ated for other occupations in which there 1S greater need for workers, the poorer farmers will e uc , not need to depend for a living, on prontless farming. There are other things which schools all over the country can do to increase their students' usefulness in later life. The matter of physical fitness, which has in the l21St few months been at- tmeting national attention, is one very important factor not only in getting into the army but in getting any kind of a job and holding it. To keep students fit, schools do .their part with gym classes, free clinics and medical examinations. In many places, especially in crowded and impoverished sections, there should be more of this attention given to students. Vocational guidance, already started in many of the larger schools, ought to be extended to all high schools. The assistance given to the student through experimental tests, consultations with advisors, through pamphlets or other professional literature, is invaluable in helping him to discover for what occupations and skills he is best suited. Even in the greatest economic problem of today, that of unemployment, I believe that edu- cation can do its part to help. It is likely that when the war is over and defense production slack- cns, there will be greatly increased numbers of jobless men, unless private commercial enterprises increase to keep industry at the same level of production, a situation which does not seem very likely. Vocational guidance can do much to ease the burden of unemployment. Experts can di- rect students into those fields where there will be most need for workers or technicians. From these few examples I have mentioned, of possible postwar adjustment, it can be seen that education has obligations in teaching people new ways, better ways, and just plain ways of earning a living. We, in 1941, are aware of these obligations, and we pledge our best efforts to their fulfillment. -PHILIP THAYER. :-V-094-::::::::::::::: AMERICAN CULTURE Most students today do not appreciate the opportunities offered them by modern education. Nl. ' ' ' - . ml COUFSCS In Culture are given today which were unheard of when our high school was founded- that anything cultural is "high-hat" and snobbish. Such a View iS V' ' , r r r . , - U5 mmol' i lm 01 Cf, for culture can make the life of any person more enjoyable and worthwhile. It ' ' ' . . . . . 'Q 'MCICSUUS t0 trace the progress of cultural instruction in Amherst high school. The first mention of such subjects is found in the Some people take the attitude ,mr the Committee reported inst u . School Commitetee's Report for 1852-53. In htha,t The rcport for ISN-74 h V yruction in drawing and music in addition to the usual branc e5 - these two accomplishment on eden Stated CCinCem'mlii music and drawing that uso Important are dai' that V , I A 5' an So general is their introduction into our schools at the present , 1 - OUT 1 ' . , , mm 1, committee feel constrained to call attention to their claim upon your favorable CC .lm Al wr", ' , . , . mm in I pi tcntion. and ask for such appropriations as shall enable them to afford 1nstruC- UNL 1f3fKl1CS. to some extent at least U .Today these subjects are acce t d F h mm Q ' p e wut out question. Our high school offers several courses in it. art. and public speaking, pu .I Vh Pl s vi o wish to study such instruments as the piano or Vl0lm Tmnrv-EIGHT omni rang 1941 receive Clull mil' devCl0PmC There 15 3 i ' s bl1C2U0n Pu hemS to CXP NOW the qu to nl of c drama 35 ll ress I ir bf may may b neW5PaP be Chosen f ecome his ers offef The person these interests i certs or reading- go-called cultur: Although l must not forge' feeling of kiI1Sl Englishmen 2116 mon traditions. the world. Present da Much is being Latin America life of South 1 southern neigh they find that and culture of foreign counti long after the If culture of the indivic rounded perso his leisure to donor of the This money if the uSl13.l Seri well. The enloy Various lastin 8 good 1 with th not only H cl to eXpress Wf umlwessarya better rs will dents, -een at- Tiy but t with ed and d to all .s with iscover it edu- slack- erprises n very can di- me seen fays of OIIZS 120 cation. unded. 'iew is iwhile. l. The n that iches". nt are Jresent forable istruc- rses in violin B41 may receive credit for their Work. In the outside activities there is excellent opportunity for the t f c lt . ' ielyelopmend 0 uri Eaph yliar the musical clubs present a concert and sometimes an operetta. e is a ramatics c u or t ' ' ' - . er i U . U ose interested in acting. Through the literary society and such publications as the Graphic and "Gold Bug", students with the abilit to express themselves and receive instruction and en y or interest have a chance COLlI'21gCIT1CI1f. Novi the C,-pLcSt1On IS! OHCC the Student has begun the pursuit of culture, of what value will it be t0 lm. CFC are many Ways in which this learning can affect his life. A person's life-work may be chosen from one of the many fields of culture. If one has the ability, music or the stage may become his career. Art has a place in the commercial world, as has literature. Magazines and newspapers offer many openings to writers. The person who does not choose his life-work from among the fields of culture, may develop these interests in his leisure time. Many pleasant hours may be spent by those who enjoy con- certs or reading. Numerous interesting hobbies which add t h so-called cultural background. i 0 t e enjoyment of life, grow from a Although in the troubled World of today international relations are certainly strained, we must not forget that in peaceful times culture can help to promote friendly connections. The feeling of kinship which Americans have for England today is founded upon a common culture. Englishmen and Americans share a common language, a common literature, and countless com- mon traditions. These things bind America more closely to England than to any other nation in the world. Present day statesmen realize the value of culture in establishing international friendship. Much is being said and done to create common cultural interests between the United States and Latin America. Many radio broadcasts are planned to acquaint us with the music, literature, and life of South America. The Readers' Digest now publishes a special Spanish edition so that our southern neighbors may come to know us better. Nations, like individuals, become friends when they find that they have something in common. People often travel abroad to study the customs and culture of other nations. Colleges grant exchange fellowships for the same purpose. Visitors in foreign countries learn the Ways of other people and form friendly associations which remain long after the traveler has returned home. If culture plays so important a part in the affairs of nations, it must, indeed, affect the life of the individual person. A cultural background is indispensable in the development of a well- rounded personality. Almost any successful business man admits that he devotes at least some of his leisure to cultural interests. An excellent example of this fact was Samuel Minot Jones, the donor of the Jones Library. He made his money in a very successful lumber business in Chicago. This money is now used to support a library which is outstanding in this vicinity. In addition to the usual services of a public library, the building is used to advance other phases of culture, as well. The Five o'clock Hour held during the winter gives the community an opportunity to enjoy various concerts and lectures. Frequently there are art exhibits. No one can fail to see the lasting good that came from the hobby of one very successful business man. With the numerous opportunities available today in the modern high school, every student has not only 3 Chance to know good music, real literature, great art and drama, but an opportunity to express whatever talents he may possess. It is by this training, 01106 C0n51defifl S0 fflvlal and unnecessary, that education helps Americans to live well-rounded, useful, happy IVCS. -MARJORIE FRENCH. . . T1-IIRTY-NINE lgrlgrrmage . .:.,a....,, , ' .,'- AMERICAN CHARACTER I the viorld today there is a demand for men and women of high character. The situation fl ' J , . . . . . , which we young people will face in a few years isf OES Gtfiqulgllgi tlggtegggingizi 1e?1i1jrSh1P2i fail' play, co-operation, and sociability. In the schools O t C Dlee .3 i Y 8 are eVe- oping these characteristics fast enough, we hope, E0 meet the gfowmg emef8enCY- I 1852 a student enrolled at the North Amherst High School, the South Amherst High School, r then CentEal High School received his training chiefly from books. The courses, Latin, mathe- o ' - t'cs English and science were taught according to the classical tradition. To develop intelli- ITIZI l , 1 7 gence was the supreme objcCt1VC- Our high school offers many more direct opportunities for developing one's .character than did the earlier institution. Today, not only the classical course, .but the commercial and general courses prepare young Americans to face the world with intelligence. Club officers and student council members have an especial opportunity to develop leadership. The work of the team and the cheering of the spectators at basketball and football games promote fair play and co-opera- tion. Clubs, dances, and athletics increase the social consciousness of the student body. All these character traits are very important for the preservation of democracy, the solution of economic problems, and the advancement of civilization. Winston Churchill, who is leading England in a war to save democracy, is undoubtedly a great man. The ofhces that he has held prove that he is an intelligent leader. Besides being an able states- man, Churchill is an important author. Through l1iS plain, iHfCI'6Sti11g Style, the Prime Minister tells the English people frankly and honestly what the situation of the world is. For example, very boldly he acknowledged: "We must expect that as soon as stability is reached on the Western Front, the bulk of that hideous apparatus of aggression will be turned on us.', Churchill does not deceive his people. He possesses honesty, a quality which is necessary in any leader. Furthermore, England's leader is sympathetic. He has found lodgings in store basements and theaters for persons without homes. He is responsible for two thousand, two hundred doctors and nurses lighting against epidemics. These kindnesses show that he is concerned for the common man as well as for the aristocrat. Hundreds of men with characters like that of Churchill are needed if democracy is to be preserved. Character is important also in solving economic problems. Franklin D. Roosevelt, like Winston Churchill, is an intelligent, democratic leader. As Assistant Secretary of the Navy in the First XX orld War, as Governor of New York, and as President of the United States, Roosevelt has done what he considered best for the majority of people. How well he has succeeded is at present a matter of personal opinion. Everyone, however, admits that the labor problems, the migrant situa- tion, and all the other economic difficulties, must be solved by intelligent leaders of democratic principles. if democracy is to live. A I lnhtical security and cultuie are indeed valuable to a country, but the character of the Htiqens 'themselves is still more valuable. Of what value to his country is a dishonest politician? ll sr. since he knows both music and art might be considered to possess something of a cultural background. but what about his chara't P Wh I ' 5 L Cr at meaning has culture for such a man? Culture iS "ml Y'mf'l' " ur d'fm0eri'e5' .must be kept alive and nourished by honest, intelligent common men ant eaters. lt the ,lights ol civilization are not going to be put out, we young people, from whose ranks the leaders ol the fut 1 V11 . . . K UFL YU come, must first of all make sure that we possess the qualities nt the great American character u on wh' h um lg P IC Our Country was founded more than three hundred I '. ..'o. -LOUISE H. MCKEMMIE. lion rr Gulf: Bug 1941 :uation x, fair devel- School, nathe- intelli- ' than general tudent 11 and opera- . these lI10I'1'11C m great states- inister :, very leader. ts and rs and n man ded if inston First : done sent a situa- fcratic if the ician? Lltural :ure is 1 men Whose .alities ,ndred H41 ,flcfilfificfs "No-wher so bisy cz man as be ther mls, And yet be semed bisier than he was. 1 K nn, 4,,-,.,.4,.......3...,..,n,ggL1z-.Lx?1e.- le. .. -If-if JD . on Nemo: l lass Xielit--tlie annotin , ff, 3 -1 Gold 1 1 V Ihflwitjtmitita FRENCH f 1l"i,l!l,Ill'X , PHILII' Tisiiwtiit .'l.limir Miss Mitoitiao NV1atiKs larli in the tall. the stall' for the 1941 Goto But, was organized with Miss XVeeks as ad-- sisor. Nlidige lrt-nth and Phil 'Iihayer were chosen as eo-editors. Members of the editorial SIGHT were: llill llamerst, liteixirx editor, Boh Allen, Phil Anderson, Tom Howltins, Allen MacLeod, louise Nltlsenzmit- and llase Nlead. The husiness hoard was made up of Ed Fulton, business m.in.ieer. Nliirlex .Irwell .intl Connie li7CC7liOXN'Nl4l. Soon .ittrr the stall' was organized. Nlr. Nluller, the helpful representative of Unity Press. time ii.-ni llolxolse lull ol' suggestions. adxiee and eneouragement--all in hehalf of "thc book- tlnt- XXt'tliit'stl,ix, he euitled the stall' through .1 eolleetion of high school and college yearhoolss. exliilntetl in Nprioelieltl lix the Xsarren Paper Clompany. lltlote the it-,il xxotls lwean. tht- question ot' a theme for the hook had to he decided. Tl1C p.n.illt-I lwtisteii the ",otirnex" ol' the seniors and that of the Clanterhury Pilgrims suggwivd .iii extelleiit was ol presenting our story to the pulwlie, Xstxxts ist-rits lollossedq hours were spent in gleaming "Bartlett" for appropriate "qu0rCS-H l'ttttitt's. li.-th "lir.itls" .intl "groups" were talsen hs- Xlr, St, Germain and Hglossiesn returned for Hpastioig tip." Class das m.itt'i'i.il, .ittixd 7 ities write-tips and creative masterpieces were pro- dutcd. it-written .mtl :malls tspetl. ,XII this time. the business hoard was busy with their prob- ls'H1s llflvll I-'lo Kwik' pi--si!-reisliiie. last minute revisions. and perhaps most exciting of all- s't'I11t'l1l til' lllt' tlL'tliC.lli0ll. laomislsxo mug r and I tive ' meml one, in th Snflu of re Ching Sprin Nati and FISH '--if '-s 'f r . A- 42, fa, V ,"",-Tvrji , by . -,A ,lf . A - ...ur,,ua..4' .1 .. , ,,. , -, 4, mg, H A dp , -A -4. . ...MAL ,MDMA V. V, .4 l ! grey S S ESX: ous ' -Wish.. .3 s as ad- fial staff 1acLeod, business y Press, : book." arbooks, ed. The 4 g gested quotes." returned are pr0- ir prob- af all-- 1541 S udent C uneil President .......... JOHN HARRINGTON Vice-President ,,A, ..,... B RECK DAYTON Advisor ..,s..,... RALPH W. I-IASKINS The Student Council with John Harrington as president, Breck Dayton as vice-president, and both Helen Beaumont and Shirley Jewett as secretaries held fifteen meetings during an ac- tive year. At one of the earlier meetings the council voted that the four class vice-presidents become members automatically each year. Since the ofhce of vice-president had not been a very active one, this was a good move. In the fall, on November 18 and 19, the council sponsored a hobby show, the first to be held in the school. Because of the success of this experiment the hobby show will probably become an annual event. The council also voted to buy some band sweaters because of the enlarged band and the need of replacing some of the old sweaters. During the winter the Student Council made plans for purchasing a new radio-victrola ma- chine. A table-sized model that could be moved easily through the building was purchased. The council also voted some money from the Student Council Fund to help finance the spring trip to Washington made by four students to attend the five-day Student's Institute of National Government. The four students were Jeanette Packard and Stephen Johnson, juniors, and Joseph Gordan and Adaline Jakimko, seniors. 15ilQ1'fIl1EIQP F ORTY-THREE 1, .. ,,, 4- V -v , , ,Cr A, ,+:4,..1,.h "A " i..'I7-Lflsli-LL...7-mlffx L ,.i , f and Dir:-etor ,..,.,., ..,..,... . ,KENNETH MacKILLOP, JR, Drum llzijorette ..,.,.....,......,,..,..... EDITH DAYTON Librarian . .. ...,...... ...,... J EANNE BERGERON The band under the leadership of Mr. MacKillop had a most successful year. The forty members were "managed" by an ex- ecutive committee consisting of: Jeanne Bergeron, librarian, Barbara Dempster, John Fitzgerald, James VanMeter, and Marjorie Waterhouse. This musical club made sev- eral .ippearances during the year. During the fall months the band members were busy with marching practice for the Northampton football game. The drum-majorette was Edie Dayton, who "led" for the American Legion send-off of the first draftee. The large size of the hand prevented its appearance at many home basketball games during the winter. It was present, however, at the Orange and South Hadley games. To conclude the basketball season, the band play- ed nn the first night of the XY'estern Massachusetts Basketball Tournament at Massachusetts State College. ln the spring the band gave a concert, and marched for the Memorial Day Parade. The sut't'cssl'ul year ended with a concert on Sweetzer Park before the Parent-Teachers' Meeting. Orche tra Dir:-etnr ,... . KENNETH Mnt'KIIiLOl', JR. l.ilvr:iri:in ..........,... DORIS ANDERSON This year Mr. MacKillop, with the ex- ecutive committee: Harold Boyd, Shirley Rose, and Doris Anderson, librarian, directed i the doings of our thirty-piece orchestra. The first appearance was with the Glee Club at the Christmas Concert. Oran Boyd, ac- """l'-"""'l ln 'lil' ch-ll11lWCI' Orchestra. played the "Concertino for the Piano" The nrthestra furnished the background for two solos sung by Iacqucline Bernard This Con- cert was receix ed with such enthusiasm gmt there was a demand for 1 second performance but Mr . , , Nl.iel'iillu1 .ml th' 1.trt"'wi t -' - . , - - p 1 l K. Q I 'Ui - 'lf rdustd the suggestion. After this first success the orchestra played lui a tnathcs lunch. given in honor of the coaches and officials participating in the Western xiittit-init.-in im..-iisiii 'r,,,,-,,,, ' ' ' ' ' - . ' I, , " s a - . - . um ul tl 1, l Tlmn lt llu I-Ord .lLflU5 Inn. The String Ensemble with the . U .s 1' mat '. - -- . ,. l K " UNH M orthtstra next appeared at the annual Interclass Play Contest. The Clire Tree Xltjnr l'roductiun isle ' ' ' - ' . ed the musicnns to I - ' , ' P15 for their two erformances one in lk-tnlwft' and tht. nther in March. In addition to these prnlsmmg th h P A d Hi U , , ,' - a. eorc estra ractise a 'ear in i-rdet tn .1ccnnip.my the Kilec Club in the QPU-Ctrl Hlrorcqt Pr' ,, Th P d d . hi I . , , h ' ince. f .annual playing at Cfraduatinn in Iunc. C ,car Cn C wit me Mm Amin Bulb Eng 1941 Pre President t SecretarY'T Faelllty Ad In 5 our class the Pro-ll ing of the ident. Tl ident and In Octol Eastliamp first Pro-l for the si in Greenf Whe was elect Pro-Merit free pass game. Boi home bas. selling fu spring eo ir K Editor-in-Cl Business M Faculty Ad In tl staff was Thomson Patricia Leland A reporters, Foote '4 Bohmer ', ,415 fe on Duval PM Wpists, lt The Publicatic ard Set t One of the nu magaline stowed b queSted 2 bk vw K E ,...a.-.pnlngpnw -mf DP, JR. AYTON GERON of Mr. '. The an ex- Jeanne ', John larjorie ,e sev- were is Edie of the fresent, rl play- s State e. The ng. OP, JR. JERSON the ex- Shirley lirected ra. The :lub at 'd, ac- The s con- mut Mr. played Western ith the Iontest. res, one all year 'ith the 1541 Prof erito President .....,..... ...,..,.. ..4. L O UISE McKEMMIE Secretary-T1'easu1e1 ..,,......,,,...... ANTHONY SZALA Faculty Advisor ,.......... ., MISS RUTH E, FEGLEY In September, 1939, ten members of our class were eligible for membership in the Pro-Merito Society. At the first meet- ing of the year, we elected Dave Mead pres- ident. The seniors chose Ruth Crosby pres- ident and Elmer Warner secretary-treasurer. In October, the Pro-Merito travelled to Easthampton where we juniors enjoyed our first Pro-Merito convention. To raise money for the spring convention, which was held in Greenfield, we sold candy at the school play and basketball games. When school opened in 1940, our class had six more Pro-Merito members. Louise McKemmie was elected president and Tony Szala was made secretary-treasurer. On October 19, 1940, the Pro-Merito went to Hopkins Academy for the fall convention. Everyone attending received a free pass to the Amherst-Rochester football game or to the Massachusetts State-Rhode Island game. Bob Allen, assisted by Adaline Jakimko and John Thomson, supervised selling candy at the home basketball games. We made fifteen dollars in this way. The four dollars obtained from selling fudge at the Interclass Plays paid for the transportation to and from Hatfield, where the spring convention was held. We are proud to have been members of the Pro-Merito Society. G llilo Editor-in-Chief ................ FAYETTE BRANCH '42 Business Manager ...... FREDERICK MIENTKA '42 Faculty Advisor ...............,...... JOSEPH A. MOORE In the school year, 1940-41, the G1'aplJic staff was as follows: Feature editor, John Thomson '41, columnists, Wayne Derby '41, Patricia Squires '41, Marjorie Tufts '42, Leland Allen '43, Kenneth Parkhurst '44, reporters, Allen MacLeod '41, Theodore Foote '42, Thomas Canavan '43, Karl Bohmer '43, sports editor, Philip Anderson '41, reporters, William Reynolds '42, David Duval '41, makeup, Robert Thayer '43, typists, Muriel Blackmer '41, Claire Tyler ' I ffm 1' V -ff f, 4' w zu. 1 I L., 7:-4 H- QQ E1 ,..qg',wj, V ' ,.?"fQ.w . .. . .1 ' ,:,,If,,'.,f ' ," '41, Irene Knihnicki '41, Adaline Jakimko '41. The Graphic, Amherst I-Iigh's twenty-six year-old newspaper, continued its second year of publication in the new printed form. Credit is due the whole staff for maintaining the high stand- ard set the previous year. One news Story, printed in the Graploic early in the year and still remembered, perhaps, told 1 ' G ld Bu , the "Life" edition. A copy sent to "Life" of the .nation-wide recognition of ast years o g magazine evoked a letter commending the staff for its excellent work.. A second honor was be- f A n association of printing craftsmenj, which re- stowed by the United Typothetae o merica Ca quested a copy of the book for its Printed Specimen Library. Pilgrimage FORTY-FIVE A 1 gEDwA.RD DESMOND M'm'1gm ' ""'A' FRANK BOKOSKI Coach ,..,...A....,,... . .........,.......... GEORGE WILLIAMS Amherst's 1940 football season was one of contrasting fortunes. The team opened its season by meeting Bulkeley High, New London, in the night-lighted Mercer Stadium, and losing, 7-6. Henry Kolasinski, after having intercepted a Bulkeley pass and run 90 yards for Amherst's only score, sprained his ankle. With Kolasinski out of the lineup, Amherst lost its next two games, with Com- merce, 13-6, and Chicopee, 6-0. Playing once again on its home gridiron, the undulating Mass. State Soccer Field, Amherst started a win- ning streak which carried through to the end of the season. Ware, 19-6, Palmer, 33-6, Enfield, 36-0, So. Hadley, 14-6, and Northampton, 6-0, fell under Amherst's lusty cudgel. After the Northampton clash, Amherst occupied first place in the class B standings, though only for a day. West Springfield succeeded to the crown by virtue of a 7-6 victory over Classical. High scorers for Amherst's season were Doc Hobart and Bud Kneeland, each with 39 points. The varsity lineup consisted of the following men: Backs: Doc Hobart, Bud Kneeland, Henry Kolasinski, Ray Coles, Don Shampo, Red Hutchings, Nel Jenks, Alby Toczydlowski, and Wally Young. Linesmen: Oran Boyd, Herb Hutchins, Steve Doran, Willie Watts, Charlie Jacque, Ed Critchett, Chet Hobart, Ed Toole, Mel Harvey, Don Gates, Walt Aldrich, Walt Bielunis, and Frank Wojtoucs. Basketball Coach ..............., ....... G EORGE VVILLIABIS Manager ............,.. ...... B OHDAN BOLUCH Honorary Captain ...,.....,.............. HENRY ZIOMEK Amherst's basketball season was one of contrasting fortunes. The team inaugurated its season ingloriously, losing its first six games, after an abrupt about-face it won ten of its remaining 14 games. In Hamp- shire League competition, Amherst lost only C r,,, -, to Hopkins Academy, ultimate League champion, and Deerfield, runnerup. I Henry Ziomek, for three years a varsity guard, was the team's high scorer. Henry lived up in North Amherst-a substantial guarantee of all-around excellence-dangerously close to the North Hadley line. Leon Gizenski, his next-door neighbor, played at guard for Hopkins AC3demY- D311 Shampo, a forward, played an indispensable part in Amherst,s ten victories. Don- ald-a consistently indispensable man, also played an important part in Amherst's other nine Samcs- DOH, 1HC1dCntally, was one of Amherst's few three-lettermen during 1940-1941. Henry Igolasinski, famed throughout Western Mass. for his diverse athletic achievements, played a con- sistently hard game at guard. d Fmnme Strange and Stan Muraszka were the other seniors on this year's team, Frannie, tall an ea5Y'm0V1Hg, Sf21HlCY, Scholar and gentleman-and basketball player. Undergraduate members were Don Cates, the team's second highest scorer, Nel Jenks, Bud Kneeland, "Toots', Matusko, and Stan Ziomek. Poms'-Six Zgug 1g41 Cozwll featea the by ing S 12011, 3 won I the tel herst's- hampgl the se sevent- game, in the O pitchir ,A Nelson T players develol coach, Ti Coach Managei T back 3 Qfrom few m Elle S11 Humbe Vere Kucins l0l'1n 13 These I season, mg the Phinnej In Ralph tl1I'0W F1 Acader lump, Steve 1 lgilgr MOND SKI as one u pened New dium after d run rained Baseball Unch IFORCI' XXIIIIX IS In 1941 the prospects for an unde feated season grew brighter and brighter as the beginning of the season passed by Beat mg such foes as Northampton Easthamp ton and Agawam the Amherst High nine vson more games without a setback After the tenth however there was a 1 in Am hersts lost column The score was East " --'r 'f-""pq'---cl-q-gp... ,. w- s,,r..,s,,,,..,. s...s,s,,. ta: sz if 1 LIAMS Manager .,...,,...... . ..... ,,...... l' IIJNVARIJ DICSMONID Q i ' x , - I . l , -. , 3 9 1 l 1 Q ' H E l cc as A A - , 9 2 ' Y. N u W , , I ineup, Com- laying n win- nfield, ter the a day. scorers lineup Coles, Oran Lrt, Ed JLIAMS OLUCH IOMEK one of gurated rst six .t won Hamp- st only League Henry y close fopkins . Don- r nine Henry a con- ie, tall embers ltL1Sk0: ,541 hampton 4, Amherst 3. This year, by defeating Hopkins for the second time, the squad chalked up its seventeenth consecutive Hampshire League victory. ln 1940, the team had lost only the first league game, winning all the others, and later played in the Western Massachusetts Tournament, losing in the finals to Turners Falls. One of the three factors which influenced this successful season was Fran Strange's brilliant pitching. With the help of John Rogers, Frannie kept the scores of the opponents low. At the same time, the big bats of Bob Page, John Page, Walt Maisner, Hank Kolasinski, Nelson Jenks, and Walt Aldrich put our scores in the double figures. The third reason for Amherst's team being a winning one is the baseball knowledge of the players. The clever squeeze plays, the hit and run plays, and the sacrifices all were taught and developed by the coach. Because of this fact, a large share of the team,s success belongs to our coach, George Williams. rack Coach ...... .....,.. N ORMAN MYRICK Manager , ...................,.....,.....,...... DAVID LAUDER The 1941 track team, with Mr. Myrick back as coach after a year's "vacation" Qfrom track, at leastj, though running in few meets, made a favorable showing with the small number of veterans and larger number of new men available. Veterans from last year's squad were Ray Kucinski, Herb Hutchings, Frank Cicia, John Fitzgerald, Oran Boyd and Earl Pease. These boys played a major part in Amherst's season, assisted largely by newcomers includ- ing these probable letter men: Phil Vondell, Bob Cambridge, Steve Ryznic, Ralph White, George Phinney, Ray Coles and Fred Benoit. In the first meet, with the Williston seconds, Amherst boys won seven firsts, winning 57-49. Ralph White, as well as winning the shot put event, set a new Amherst record for the javelin throw with a distance of 148' 10", Frank Cicia, self styled "one man team," was the star of the next meet with the Deerfield Academy seconds which Amherst lost, 54-53, despite Frank's taking first in the 880 and broad jump, second in pole vault, and third in javelin throw. Amherst took six Firsts, one of them by Steve Ryznic's new Amherst High record of 9' 9" in the pole vault. 1Hi1gI'fII1EIgP FORTY-SEVEN TIPS President. .........,..... ........ T RAY MARJORIE FRENCH 'Vice-President .............., ......,....,......... B LTTY B Faculty Advisor ..,...., MISS LAURA G. COOLEY This year, as an initiation stunt, the Freshman girls came to school dressed like the original Tri-S members. With huge red bows in their hair, the girls made an im- pressive appearance in their middy blouses, dark skirts, and long black stockings. In December, Tri-S treated the boys to a Barn Dance. Although the "gym', is not actually a barn, the decorations transformed it into a very good imitation of one. The affair was far from an authentic barn dance, as the caller could probably testify, but everyone had a very enjoyable evening. The big event on the Tri-S calendar is always the annual formal dance. This year it was a "Patriotic Prom." The executive committee and their helpers certainly deserve much credit for providing unusual decorations and an excellent orchestra. With the arrival of spring, sports became the main interest. Through the kindness of Mr. Kennedy, the club enjoyed a swim in the Amherst College Pool. As they reviewed their activities, the officers and members agreed that the club had had a very successful year. President ............ .,...... R OBERT CAMBRIDGE Secretary-Treasurer .......... FAYETTE BRANCH Faculty Advisor ...,...,...,.......,.. GILMAN RANDALL Early in October, the Amherst High Hi-Y Club organized for the year with thir- teen members. Officers, aside from those listed above, were Don Moser, vice-presi- dentg Phil Thayer, program chairman, and Phil Vondell, chairman of the membership committee. New members from the junior class inducted in November were Clinton Anderson, Bohdan Boluch, Stephen Doran Bartlett Dudley, Philip Hasbrouck Ani h ' - ' gtsgggieiolyklnsf Robert Hutchmgsj Donald Moser, William Reynolds Fred Sherman Anthony s 1, William Sullivan, Irving Watts and Paul Winkler 3 3 To i h f i ' ez . . . of sions led by Mr. Myrick and flair Hgandaffi Time the first subject, talks were given and discus- Ba ts d M- ' U 5 r. 11p Morgan of Worcester at the Father-Son Nirghi1.eSexigra1 iiiifogiiiiili ciliildmapi assoclate SeCretafY of the Massachusetts YMCA, at Faculty Hi Y activities ussions were held on the topic of student government. ' came t - moving for b h- 0,311 Sbrupt ?H,d,eaf1Y ln MW, when Mr. Randall f r four ears the as CC e ind Amher t - ' O Y s s H1'Y activities, left for a new position in Hoboken, New JCFSGY- FORTY-EIGHT Eng 1541 ' '----'r----pg.-u-....Y...m--Q.. 4.. .....,,.,.....,..,..,., dance, as the year it was a uch credit for ndness of Mr. ub had had a lan, Anthony 'ossibilities of sn and discus- le Father-Son ., at Faculty 'our years the New Jersey. :ug 1541 UNITY P WEE A59 A The Engravings For This Annual Were Furnished By The ADVERTISERS ENGRAVING COMPANY 126 Dorrance Street, Providence, R. I. AMHERST SAVINGS BANK Conzplinzenls of Savings Deposits and Life Inmmme BOLLES SHOE STORE AMHERST MASSACHUSETTS Conzplinzenis of STEPHEN J. DUVAL C- R- TH-I-SON Cloflaing - Haberdasbery Opf017Z6fTiSf mm' Opficimz Shoes ACROSS FRONT THE HIGH SCHOOL ,iw .i,.4.: ' " X' 4... -.-ff-t.l-.-u-Wai...-....l.-,.... 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