Arms Academy - Student Yearbook (Shelburne Falls, MA)

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AIQMS ACADEMY YEAIQ Boon CLASS or I TABLE Cf CCNTENTS Dedication Foreword The Faculty . To Our Readers Classes . Snaps . Organizations Drarnatics . Clubs . Sports . Alumni Literature Features Snaps . Advertisements . Index to Advertisers . P T GILBERT MUIR WMVVW We dedicate this book In recognition ot nine years of service in ARMS ACADEMY marked by Conscientious and painstaking Work Keen interest in his pupils and Studious devotion to his profession r-- V V - ..,Y Y,........ l l l v 1 r 'i l l l t . y 1 l f ' ll .1 , 4, ' ff THOMAS W. WATKINS Harvard College Harvard Graduate School ol Education PRINCIPAL F0 IQEWUID ID It is characteristic oi year books, in our school as in other schools, that they pass by the work ot the classroom, the laboratory, and the shop and deal with the lighter side ot school life-the clubs, the athletics, and the good times that we have together. Perhaps second thought will assure us that this is not a fault: that the tendency is not only natural but desirable. It is in these activities and in the friendship that we gain from them that we get the happiest and most spon- taneous cooperation. School is a training ground for life, and in these activities we are learning the cooperation and the friendiness that are so essential in our homes, our communities, and our nations, that are so sadly needed in the world at large today. Arms Academy has always been knovmm as a friendly school. New pupils and new teachers notice it at once, and when we leave we carry with us the memory of these intangible yet all-essential qualities, sharing with others work and fun and what few troubles we have. If we will put this into practice after graduation, we shall be doing our part to make this world ot ours a happier place in which to live. FASULTY George W. MacLean New School of Design Art M- - 'fn' fr,-f-.06-4-ur, Edna G. Flaherty University of New Hampshire Athletics, English, Commercial Studies Stella B. Hyde Bay Path Institute Commercial Studies Page Six THE FACULTY Guilbert Muir Colby College Mathematics, Civics Edward R. Frude Colby College Science Ruth M. Chapman Bates College Columbia University English YT?.Cl7c-VMCLYL. Colin B. Richmond New England Conservatory of Music Harvard University Music I. Ardelle Chase Marjorie Wheeler Framingham Teachers College Household Arts Colby College GrCICiCI M. Burkill Fgrejgn Lqnguggesl PeIT1lDfOl46 College English HlSl01'Y 1 1 Ci in - , ,YL-S Foster E. Aaron University of Illinois Rhode Island State Rvlfmd R059 College Athletics, Science Keene Normal School Shop Page Seven Leonard T. Scott Worcester Polytechnic Institute t Case School of Applied Science Shop Roswell Miller University of New Hampshire Agriculture w Paqo Eight William H. Tufts Massachusetts State College Western State 'Teachers' College Michigan State Teachers' College Agriculture Gordon Peterkin University of Pennsylvania Harvard Graduate School ol Education History, English Anne A. Stewart University of Missouri Bay Path Institute New York University Commercial Studies Mrs. Stanley Haller FODMEIQ MEMIBEIDS Q A M J f 1 Iohn G. Glavin Priscilla March P q N TO DUI? IQEADEDS2 Page Ten lt is the aim of every yearbook staff to produce a better book than has ever been made before. While such an ideal is impossible of perfect attainment, yet we believe that it is only with such a goal in view that the high standard of our predecessors can be maintained. We should like to call your attention to several features of the 1939 book. The pictures of the seniors, for instance. are of more generous proportions than formerly. Dramatics hold, and have held, such an important part in our school life that they seem to us worthy of a special section. We regret that the extemporaneous speaking contest. held this year for the first time, did not take place early enough to be included in this section. The literature section has been given special attention with the idea of showing you that there is a con- siderable number of students in Arms who not only have something to say but also the ability to say it rather well. The features section is our answer to an insistent demand on the part of the student body for something in lighter vein. We believe that the news of recent graduates, and others not so recent. to be gleaned from the alumni section, will prove of interest to the increasing number of townspeople and friends who are our regular patrons. We were unable to continue the admirable practice of printing the graduation pictures of the fifty-year class. because the most careful search failed to reveal the slightest trace of their pictures. We are glad. however, that our successors can resume the practice. if they wish, as our search did reveal pictures of several classes immediately following the class of 1989. The line drawings by our art editors add much. we think. to the attrac- tiveness of this book. May we ask that you notice particularly the space subscribed to by our advertisers, without whose generous cooperation we could have no yearbook at all. Then, too. in addition to our regular paper-cover edition, we are issuing by subscription a special edition with imitation leather binding and stiff cover to meet the requirements of the seniors and others who desire a book with more formal dress and more lasting qualities. The contents of the two editions are identical: the paper, typography, and photography are exactly the same-the difference in price between the two editions corresponds to the penny with the difference in cost of the two bindings and covers. But perhaps it is better to let our efforts speak for themselves. lt is the sincere wish of the staff that you, our readers, will gain as much enioyment in the perusal of this book as we did in its plan and execution. THE EDITOR. HE SENIDIDS CECELIA IANE ADAMS "laney" Shelburne April l9. l92l lf.-liintl li Imwrxilm prfvvxrlvrxrrn IT:,.1 l.14i.':. ti :.l11ru1n'1 furn- "Ianey" is one of our "star" guards and also one of our "star" cheer leaders. She is a "perfect lady" and a good sup- orter of our school. However, lier interests inside of school do not make her interests outside ol school any less important. Commercial: Class Basketball l: lunior Varsity Z: Varsity 3. 4: Reading Room 4: Chorus l: Commercial Club 3: Cheer Leader 3, 4. ,. f, ,X . , EARL ARCHIE AINSWORTH Colrain October 8. l920 film-,fi if: tlmill lm! ln- con :irlwi limi lu-iv yeft rrl.v.-l' "Archie" is the Cherub with the sterling silver tenor voice and the Rudy Vallee of the class of 1939. All this is very misleading, but don't be de- ceived-he can whack a ball 'way out into the field just as expertly as he can croon. General: Class Basketball 2, 3. 4: Iunior Varsity Baseball 2: Varsity 3, 4: Varsity Football 4: Reading Room 4. I l 3,1 MU' Y 4 X1 ' LA I WILLIAM DONALD ALDEN "Don" Conway December l7. l92l llf- wan: fx mari " "Don" is one of the best athletes in the class. Equally roficient in basketball. base- ball, and track. he has helped many a team to victory. "Don" also is a frequent visitor of the reading room. General: Class Basketball l: lunior Varsity 2: Varsit 3. 4: Baseball 2. 3, 4: Track 4. Page Twelve DOROTHY MAY ALLEN "Dot" "Squeaky" Buckland December 28. l92U "Knit curio, gurl two "Dot" has two favorite pas- times-the movies and knitting. She and "Mike" have been loyal friends for many years. "Squeak" has also seen four years of service in class bas- ketball. Commercial: Class Basketball l. 2. 3. 4: Commercial Club 3. DAVID WARBURTON BAKER "Dibby " Buckland May 3l. l92l i'l'low lx-uni it 1:3 tu nmkw tin llriqllfzlxrrmri nclcriowlmitle- llml lw is lmpyy" "Dibby's" the boy who al- ways has an answer to any argument. He has been striv- ing to present us with an in- vention for the school. but as yet he has not succeeded. Shop: Student Council l. 2: Class Basketball l. 2. 3. 4: Baseball 3: Track 3: Chorus l: Class President l: Represenf tative to Student Council 2. .. , H d MERTON K. BATCHELDER "Batchy" Conway May l9. l92l ' Hemfmq nmkt-Tlx ti lull mlm Corllererice L1 :eu ly ni-xrn, rm.f wrmnq an exact mari "Batchy" has made an excel- lent senior class president for the class of 1939. He's ever ready to defend the Republican Party and loves to argue. lf one can judge by his rendition of Iudge Hard in the senior play. Merton wal make a grand head of a family in later life. An excellent student and a "swell" fallow. Agriculture: Student Council 4: Class Basketball 4: Reading Room 4: Class President 4: Fu- ture Farmers Club 4: Debating Club 4: Agriculture Iudging 3. 4: Pro Merito: "All the Rivers" 3: "Skidding" 4: Captain Hall Prize l. 14 A , E -J' A' ' RAYMOND MICHAEL BERARD "Smoothie" Buckland November 14. 1921 "L1kr- the runnmq stream, liver lYllt'lllQlllQ, novel silent." When Raymond came to us from Deerfield at the beginning of our iunior year. few suspect- ed the histrionic talent he pos- sesses. Then along came lun- ior Prize S eaking. and "Smoothie" walked away with the lirst prize. Now we beg him lor more. Commercial: Varsity Basketball 3. 4: Baseball 3: Commercial Club 3: Iunior Prize Speaking 3: "Skidding" 4. 4 r V1 If MABEL BLAKE Shelburne December 27. 1921 "lic-rn l :alt and knit away, 'l'omorrow, yesterday, today " Mabel came to Arms from Pittsfield in her senior year. A friendly young lady, she al- ready has made many last friends here at Arms. Mable has two lavorite pastimes- knitting and riding in open Ford cars. College Preparatory: French Club 4. MILLICENT OLDEN BURNAP "Millie" , Shelburne February 15. 1920 "lt's all in knowing her." "Millie" is one oi our blonde and quiet members. She par- ticularly likes domestic life. and we are sure she will have many opportunities to enjoy lt during her career. She has proved an efficient cashier for the caleteria. General: Chorus l: Iunior Prize Speaking 3. 17,2 EDITH LENA BURNETT "Edie" Colrain March IU. 1921 "Pr1thcel Why so pale, fond lover? Prlthecl Why so pale?" Edith hails lrom the h'lls of Colrain. Although she has many a hard journey getting to school. she is a loyal sup- porter of Arms. "Edie," being a quiet member. is in the mi- nority of our class. ln her characteristically quiet way she became a member of Pro Mer- ito. Commercial: Chorus 2: Pro Merito. LILA ALlCE CALL um.. Colrain May 10. l920 "They wm tlmt louqli " "Li" is an extremely quiet but friendly young lady. She's been a loyal member of the lagsketball team of the class ol Commercial: Class Basketball 2. 3. 4. ARG RITE MALAH CALL "Maggie" Colrain September 29. 1921 "None knew her but to love her, Nor named her but to praise," "Maggie" is one of the most versatile young ladies in the senior class. Equally famous scholastically and artistically. "Maggie" has been extremely busy during her tour years at Arms. She's noted lor her co- operation and good sportsman- ship. Commercial: Student Council Secretary 4: A.A.S.A. Represen- tative to Student Council 4: Class Basketball l. 2. 4: Iunior Varsity 3: Library 3. 4: Chorus 2: Class Vice President 3: Commercial Club 3: Debating Club 4: Prize Speaking 3: Pro- Merito. President 4: Student Board 3. 4: "The Sow's Ear" 2: "Slridding" 4: Sportsmanship Award 2: Cheer Leader 4: Art l. 2. 3: Captain Hall Prize 3. Page Thirteen cw 5 w ll ,i '1 1 3 FRANCIS WILLIAM CARDWELL "Fran" Buckland Auqust I7. I92l A. vuwvvy 11. tlvf- liy in lfvriir "Fran" is another lun-loving member ol the "prep" class. His tavorite pastimes are run- ning the Ford and scanning the Herald in the reading room. We hear he likes French class. College Preparatory: French Club 2, 3. 4: Latin Club I. RUSSELL D. CHAMBERLAIN "Chamby" Shelburne October I4, l92l A iffvt :win -mft trvlw "Russ" is another dramatist ot ability, as was seen by his portrayal ot "Grandpa" in the scnior play. A cooperating member on social committees and a good dancer, "Chamby" is always a dependable work- PY. Shop: Chorus I. 2: French Club 2: "Skidding" 4. - I 5? FRANCIS MERRITT DANE "Frisco" Conway February 24, l923 A Iwllftw fit mvitk 'init llrvllli-,mi "Frisco" has made a name lor himsell as a typist and has hanged the keys Ior the Senti- nel and Student. We hear he likes to hike. Commercial: Commercial Club 3: Business Board 4. Page Fourteen I f.f, ' CATHERINE HILDA DEMARAIG "Katie" Colrain September 27. I92U mln know lim I., to lfwf- lvvx "Katie" was our star class basketball Iorward this year. We all know her as the other hall of the Tetreault-Demarais twosome. "Katie" has Iound school particularly interesting this year. We are sure she will be a success in whatever she may do in the future. Commercial: Basketball, Class 2. 4: Iunior Varsity 3: Library 4: Commercial Club Treasurer 3: Pro Merito: Art I, 2. I , u I I HELEN GEDDES DRESSER Uludy.. Shelburne May 5. ISIS 'Sho as all my lfiriwy pfiintr-tl lim Slim :s lov:-ly :alto :z slivmrr "Iudy" has been with us lor only a year. as she came to Arms lrom Turners last Septem- ber. She came in lor a lot ol publicity when she took the special shop course. However, she has done much to explode the myth about "the weaker sex," for "Iudy" can wield a monkey wrench with the best ot the lads. College Preparatory: Chorus 4: Band 4: Orchestra 4: French Club 4. s' N l 1 f , M lf .fjkll DOROTHY IVA FAIRBANKS "Dot" Buckland April 9. 1921 mlilis-ross tr fifirftwrx 111 lim trim- Wtwro rfvsaris, fllltl wlultr- lillwzx qrow How "Dot" manages to look demure and mischievous at the same time is a mystery to us. but we like it. Don't say you don't know she's Iond ol roller- skating and small cars. Commercial: Class Basketball l. 3: Library 4: Chorus I, 2: Class Secretary 4: Commercial glub 3: Pro Merito: "The Sow's ar . xx . . Q J I V ALBERT HENRY FARRELL "Bud" Shelburne November 29. l92U Um- lm till till lm wm- Where's "Bud"? Well, if you can find "Dick" and "Scotty". he's probably with them. They are the inseparable "Three Muskateersf' "Bud's" happy- go-lucky spirit has won him many friends at Arms. If you want to know the show at the Garden, ask "Bud." College Preparatory: Class Bas- ketball 2. 3: Chorus l. 2. 3. 4: Band 2: French Club 2: Cheer Leader 4. I Vdfyov 'L K 1 LIJVIIRETT MERRILL FRANCIS "Lev" Buckland February S. 1922 "'l'rwl11vtiu lmvt ltmtrli Wm: In tyvilltiw ymtrst-lt When "Lev" walked into Arms Academy and joined the class of '39. we realized that Searles High had suffered an irreparable loss. for "Lev's" an athlete of the first water-a phenomenon every school prays for. If you're ever feeling blue. iust walk up to "Lev" and say, "Lalfl" Your skies will clear like magic! Shop: Varsity Basketball 4: Baseball 4: Football 4. 0 '44 1 fp IEANETTE IRENE GAMMELL "lig" "lenny" Colrain December 16. l92l "ll mvxxy lu-tilt tim-:: :ill tlwo tluy ' Ieanette is the smallest of our class. but she is as full of mis- chief as any member in it. She has played on the class basket- ball team for four years and deserves a great deal of credit. leanette comes from Colrain: this we are sure of. because she usually can be heard on the Colrain bus. Commercial: Class Basketball l. 2. 3. 4: Chorus l. 2. 3. 4: Commercial Club 3. 7':W'.i 'il i K4 .uf li, X 4, HARPER THOMPSON GERRY ...rudn Shelburne August IS, l920 "His strength and llr-altli, On sea nor rzlmro shall tml " We'd like to tell you lots of things about "Tud." such as his prowess in athletics. his grand smile. his never-failing good humor, and his modesty flour years of athletic promi- nence without the slighest evi- dence of inflationll: but he's been so busy during his years at Arms that we'll have to let you use your imagination while we list his accomplishments. However. we must add that many of our fair students are inconsolable b e c a u s e o f "Tud's" indifference to the "light fantastic." General: Student Council 2. 3, 4: A.A.S.A. President 3: Bas- ketball l. 2. 3. 4: Captain 3: Baseball l. 2. 3. 4: Track l. 3, 4: Football l. 2, 3. 4: Co-Cap' tain 4: Reading Room 4: Class President 2: Representative to Student Council 3, 4: Iunior Prize Speaking 3: Sportsman- ship Award l: Art l. wc 4 sf' awww BARBARA NELL GILDERDALE "Barb" Colrain November l4. l92l 'iAn Outwmfi anti vlszllslr: :nun ml An inward mul slplrtual qrrrcl- Barbara's so modest and un- assuming that you might not guess that she's one of the most intelligent members of our class. There must be something in the idea that he who talks most often knows least-at least it works that way in reverse where "Barb" is concerned. College Preparatory: Class Basketball 3. 4: Pro Merito: Latin Club l: French Club 3. 4: Captain Hall Scholarship 2. 1,1 xp! cy N., IUNE MILDRED GRAY Buckland Iune l9. l92l "Ol1' I am :ztrilulwetl with lutiqlilm " Did you hear a giggle? lt must be Iunel Iune is always ready to have fun. to carry someone around in her car. and to lend her support to every worthwhile activity in school. Her faithfulness on the business board of "The Stu- dent" and the basketball teams has been a decided asset to the school. General: Class Basketball l: lunior Varsit 2. 3. 4: Library 4: French Club 3. 4: Cheer Leader 3, 4: Student Board 3. 4. Page Fifteen f' uf . gig .J ri 7 .J .lf V I X , .X J ANNA HARRIS "Ann" Conway November 26. l92U Anti Ifmfytitnr, lr-f1rritolfr1m1fl::, :nrt 'rr-ntlmir-:asa In lvwiit fit prince " "Ann" is our plucky. smiling basketball guard: her good na- ture is an asset rather than a drawback in her kind ol bas- ketball. She's a line. steady worker and. rarer still. a true Iriend. We wish there were many more like her. Commercial: Class Basketball I: Varsity 2, 3. 4: Chorus 2: Student Board 3. 4: Art l. ROSWELI. G. HEBARD Halilax April 26. l922 "lin :ztlont ririfl milf- " Roswell is a retiring sort ol lollow who rarely talks unless called upon. but when he does speak. he generally knows what he is talking about. Al- though he has had had luck with illness. Roswell has car- ried on with characteristic per- severance. College Preparatory: French Club 2. 'ol ttf! MARION ELINOR IENKINS Shelburne September 24. l92U ' liflllttltll 1:4 itrtposstlvln to ri willing lioart " Marion has the interest ol a certain senior. In school lile she is olten seen with Lila but outside ol school-well. who knows? Marion used to wear the floor out going into the Reading Room. but now she finds the Main Room more con- ducive to study. Commercial: Class Basketball l. 3. 4. Page Sixteen I f"' w Q' off ALLAN HARRIS KELTON ..Bud,. aloe.. Shelburne Iune 24. l92l "I rim not only witty tri myfzvlt but the cause- that wit 1:1 in other mf-ri " "Bud" came to Arms Irom Smith Academy in his sopho- more year. A typical member ol the "prep" class, "Bud's" always ready lor lun. and his antics in study hall are appre- ciated by all-except the teach- erst College Preparatory: Student Council 4: Class Basketball 2: Track 3: Football 3: French Club 2. 3. 4: "All the Rivers" 3. A ' x a ' r- 'x HUGH BANE LAIDLEY "Tex" Conway December IB. l9l9 "A merry ltr-firt mrikr-tli ti cttoertul couritormrtct- ' "Tex" is a rather quiet chap until one gets to know him. He has a dry humor and hidden wit all his own. He has been a member ol the Agriculture judging team all tour ol his years at Arms. Agriculture: Future Farmers gliabdfl: Agriculture ludging I. X y' K QV BERT ERROLD LEE "Leemus" Shelburne lune 20. I92l "Bri not prmitqtil ot your nun ions lost by stifirtnq tltom wttlt Others you be lclt without ' "l.eemus" is one ol those nice-looking blonde boys who looks as il he knew something mysterious that he won't tell. Needless to say, some ol the girls have been disappointed because he's bashlul. General: Art I. 2. 4. AUSTIN ANDREW LEISE "Bunny" Heath October 12. 1920 "Will: :ill applitirict-1: cmd mourn: to lwuol " Leise is an ardent advocate of the shop and looks natural in a pair of overalls. Inciden- tally we hear he sometimes has a good deal of trouble locating these same overalls. Shop: . RICHARD NUTION LOVERING "Richie" "Dick" Buckland September 1. 1920 "'l'rw lmnl tlm Wc:::lvru pwitlv rldllt tltrmlcili tllo mit:-:Q ol wt-tiltl: l time my way II1 my llatlf-1 cm' ' "Dick" wears his clothes well. drives a nice car. and- we know he is interested in Shelburne. "Dick's" efforts as stage manager for the senior play helped to make it a suc- cess. General: SHIRLEY EVELYN LOWELL "Shirl" Buckland February 8. 1921 "l'x'1tnm::ll1p le: love wmtlmmxt lure wmtis ' Life began to sparkle when "Shirl" was a sophomore. "Shirl" is the girl who gives those excellent monologues we all like to listen to. Her voice is a Rerfect mirror of the sub- ject s e's enlarging upon. We hope she lifts it as successfully in the future." College Preparatory: Student Council Secretary 3: A.A.S.A. Representative to Student Coun- 3: Class Basketball 3: lunior Varsity 4: Class Secretary 2: French Club 2. 3, 4: Student Board 2. 3: "All the Rivers" 3: Latin Club 1. DORIS ELAINE LYMAN UDDI.. Shelburne October 4. 1921 "ln society she has grace " When it comes to "pep." no one can outdo Doris. for no matter what's going on. wheth- er it be a football game or a committee meeting. she is al- ways there. "Dot" is planning to go to Bates. and we are sure she will be a success in what- ever field she may enter. We still don't believe that "Dot" will be an old maid. although she portrayed one very effec- tively in the senior play. College Preparatory: Class Basketball 1: Iunior Varsity 2. 3: Varsity 4: Library 3, 4: Reading Room 2: Chorus 1: French Club 2. 3. 4: Debating Club 4: Cheer Leader 4: Stu- dent Board 2. 3. 4: Latin Club 1: "Skidding" 4. .I i I' PATRICK MARTIN MANNING "Pat" Conway April 24. 1920 "Humor clrlvctli cart: away " "Pat" came to the class of 1938 in his sophomore year from Deerfield High. He has a ready humor and always has an an- swer for everything. His fav- orite pastime is hunting. and a good hunter he is. too. Agriculture: Future Farmers Club 4. ALLEN CRAMER MARCH "Manager" Shelburne April 26. 1921 "For games Contc1ctAllon March, 20 Mechanic Street." "Manager." as the name im- plies. has managed about every sport at Arms. His capability in this line is well known. Where would the Congos have been without him? Since he is equally gifted as a reporter. his ambition and perseverance should get him places. General: Assistant Manager Basketball 1. 2. 3: Manager Class Basketball 4: Assistant Manager Track 1: Library 4: Commercial Club 3: Art 1. Page Seventeen ARTHUR IOHNSON MARCH "Bill" Shelburne December 31. 1920 'With greasy aprons, rules, .intl haxnmers " "Bill" is another ol our "an- gels with dirty laces." We sometimes wonder how he ac- complishes so much in Shop. Arthur was a hard-working member ol the backstage crew ol the senior play. Shop: Class Basketball l. 2, 4: Varsity 3: Student Council l. 'a x RUBY P ARIQXMRRTIN "Shorty" Shelburne September 23. 1921 'li'-r mirth the world required Shr- luritlmfl ll tn stmllcs Ol Glaze " A iewel ol a girl is Ruby ol the sparkling brown eyes and ready smile. She may seem naive and young. but it's only lair to warn you that she's an accomplished actress leven though she hasn't yet acquired the artistic temperamentl. General: Chorus 1, 2. 3: Iunior Prize Speaking 3: "All the Riv- ers" 3: "Skidding" 4. ' MARY CAROL MCQUADE Shelburne lanuary 22, l922 "Wl1or1lr1sl1vyus arf- Sllllllllfl Sure lt s like a mom in Spring," Carol's a rebel. She doesn't like poetry: in lact. "lt's sillyl" she declares. That alone proves she's not a romanticist. ll you need any more prool, just listen to her explanations ol some ol the "most beautilul poems ol the English language." Take a look at her. She doesn't look aggressive. does she? But she's been mighty good at managing those "red-blooded" basketball lasses ol ours. College Preparatory: Class Basketball l. 2. 3, 4: Manager lunior Varsity 3: Manager Var- sity 4: Library 3. 4: Class Sec- retary 3: French Club 2. 3, 4: Debating Club 4: Pro Merito: Student Board 2. 3: Latin Club l: Art l. Page Eighteen WILLIAM IOSEPH MEYERS "Red" "Bill" Buckland Iune 19. l92l "Hts is a big and manly voice " ll class basketball games could be won by arguing. "Red" would surely win them. He s been la hard working and hqfd Gfgumg player lar lou: years. ll you see a thatch ol lamxng red hair up to some mischief in Main Room. it's sure to be "Bill." He likes to jouy. hey-to Greenfield to see the movies. General: Class Basketball l. 2. 3. 4: French Club 2. 3. 4: Latin Club l. J'-j,,y,lK f.k 1 GRETCHEN MIRICK "Mike" Buckland December 23, l92U "Too lair to love Too C'llVll'l8 to worship " Gretchen is one ol our "hoop- Sters." and also a lirst-class cheer leader. She has worked hard on the school paper for 'WO YBGIS and deserves a great deal ol credit. We all admin her for her lriendly and happy. go-lucky way, Commercial: A.A.S.A. S t 4: Class Basketball lfclriiszx Varsity 2: Varsity 3. 4: Class Vice President 2: Commercial Club 3: Pro Merito: Cheer Leader 3, 4: Student Board 3. 4: The Sow's Ear" 2. 'QIQQZZ PHYLLIS IRENE OATES ' 'Phil" Shelburne October l7. l92l "The power ol music all our hearts allow " ' "Phil" has been a necessity lh school. lor she is always on the pob when a pianist is need- ed. She has a long walk to come to school. but she is al- ways here. "Phil" has an in- terest outside ol school which she considers quite important. General: Reading Room 3, 4: Chorus 4: Orchestra 4: "All the Rivers" 3. l , ,gi 'Al 4 1 S J BARBARA FRANCES PECK "Bobbie" Shelburne February 12. 1922 "liar hair and nature good- humaretlly l'llVCIlt'?Ll successfully the sun lt- sell ' To see Barbara walking along you'd think she hadn't a thing in the world to do but take her leisure-which only goes to show how deceptive appearances are. tor she's an extremely busy young lady taking care ol her activities. College Preparatory: Chorus 1. 2, 3. 4: Band 1. 2. 3. 4: Or- chestra l. 2, 3, 4: French Club Z. 3. 4: Secretary 3. President 4: lunior Prize Speaking 3: Pro Merito: "Skiddinq" 4: Latin Club lr Art l. 2. lv f. . I, ll 5 ' J , PQ 1 1 XVWINFIELD DAVIS PECK "Peckie" "Win" Shelburne May 25. 1922 "Thr: wealth al mankind is the wisdom they learn' Want to know what's wrong with your Radio? Ask "Peckie" -he knows. He's indulged in practically every hobby there is. and when he starts using technical terms to describe them. the rest ol us plead for mercy. Yet we always ask for more-in simplilied language. College Preparatory: Varsity Basketball Manager 4: Chorus l: French Club 2. 3. 4: Latin Club l. WILLIAM RAYMOND RILEY "Bill" "Paddle" Shelburne May 30. 1921 "A good-hearted, ready man. A pal " Long. blonde. and lanky- that's "Bill" Riley. A merry. witty lellow and an excellent center in basketball. Bill's al- ways ready tor lun and a good time. A "natural" as Andy Hardy in the senior playl General: Student Council 3: A.A.S.A. Vice President 4: Class Basketball 1: lunior Varsity 2: Varsity 3. 4: Chorus 1: Band 1, 2. 3: Orchestra 2: Class Treasurer l: Class President 3: French Club 3: Debating Club 4: Prize Speaking 3: Student Board 3: "Slridding" 4. W EVELYN MARIE SAYLES "Saylsie" Conway December 30. 1921 "Blight Cjefll lIlSlll'1Cl with lTlllSlC, vocal spark " For three years Evelyn has been a capable upholder ol the honor oi our class in basket- ball and a loyal member ot the chorus. Arms will miss her. Commercial: Class Basketball 2. 3. 4: Chorus l. 2. 3, 4: Com- mercial Club 3. 3 . . ., VA. .AI L V. WILLIAM G. SCHECHTERLE Colrain December 30. 1919 "There 1:5 another and a better world " During our tour years William could be found wandering around the Agriculture Rooms. He has done his share in judg- ing. for he has been on the school team lor lour years. He is one ot the few members ol the class who comes from Shat- tuckville. Agriculture: Track 1: Football 1. 3: Future Farmers Club 4: Debating Club 4: Agriculture Iudging 1. 2. 3, 4. JJ. ff -U' DAVID ARTHUR SCOTT "Gramp" Buckland May 25. 1921 "The place is CllC1l'llllCd by the doer's deed " "Gramp" has brought honor both to himselt and to Arms through his eiiorts as a member ol the agriculture iudging teams. "Gramp" always man- ages to bring home the bacon for Arms. He is sure to make an excellent Iarmer. Agriculture: Future Farmers Shih 4: Agriculture Iudging 2. Page Nineteen ROBERT EUGENE SCOTT "Scotty" Shelburne luly 12, 1921 "l vim tlm rnristnr of my late " "Scotty" is a Romeo off the stage as well as on. We dis- covered this during the senior play. I-le has been one of our more brilliant members, and he has participated in practically every activity. lf you don't be- lieve it. look ot the long list below. College Preparatory: Student Council President 4: A.A.S.A. Treasurer 3: President 4: Bas- ketball. Class 2, 4: lunior Var- sity 3: Football 3: Chorus l. 2. 4: Bond l. 2, 3, 4: Orchestra l, 2, 3, 4: French Club 2, 3, 4: lunior Prize Speaking 3: Pro Merito: Cheer Leader 4: Stu- dent Board 2. 3, 4: Latin Club l: "Sauce for the Goslings" 1: :The Sow's Ear" 2: "Skidding" .J 1 jj! Ni t .93 tv ROBERT CHARLES SHAW "Bob" Buckland September 26, 1921 "1'nrlw's:r1InlC1lity qoocl fellow Tlmt no Ono can deny H Bob enioys the fairer things in life, animate and otherwise: but we have discovered that he can play a fair game of baseball and also put up a well-thought argument in the Probelms class. General: Class Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4: Art l, 2, 3. 4. Q, lfvyhl , F -' tvnjtff-K4 V, EVELYN IESSENA'SHlELDS "Shieldsie" "Eve" Shelburne August 18. 1920 "Whore tho willingness is qrecrt, the fliffxctiltios cannot be great," Evelyn takes life so serenely that you'd never guess she has a will as strong as iron. She believes in the saying, "An iron hand in a velvet glove." She does so very many lavors for other people we sometimes wonder how she manages to get her own work done. College Preparatory: Student Council Secretary 3: A.A!S.A. Representative to Student Coun- cil 3: Class Basketball 3: lun- ior Varsity 4: Class Secretary 2: French Club 2, 3. 4: Stu- dent Board 2, 3: Latin Club 1: "All the Rivers" 3. Page Twenty MERTON EMERSON SHIPPEE "Meri" Buckland February 27, 1921 "lt S not C1 llrv, 111: only fy :shirt " "Men" is a rather quiet member of the shop depart- ment. He's noted for his bright red shirts, cheerful grin. ond happy-go-lucky disposition. Shop: Chorus 1. 5- . 510 M OW MARIE ELESBERT TAYLOR "Maysie" Shelburne Ianuary 17. 1921 "Infinite riches in C11lillCl0Ulll " "Mclysie" has been a very busy person this last year edit- ing a weekly paper on its ini- tial venture. An excellent iob she's done, too. A gifted writ- er, dramatist, and scholar, "Maysie's" skill should take her far. Commercial: Student Council Vice President 4: Library 3. 4: Commercial Club 3: Debating Club 4: Prize Speaking 3: Pro Merito: Student Board 3, 4: "The Sow's Ear" 2. LEO GERARD TETREAULT ' 'Pope" Colrain April 20. 1922 HYour money or your l1fc"' Here's a boy best described by the three things most notice- able about him-his snapping black eyes, his impish grin. and his insatiable appetite for fun. Yet. despite his fun-loving nature. the lad was an unusu- ally successful class treasurer. Like the Canadian Mounties, he always got his man-and the money. General: Class Basketball 2, 3, 4: Baseball 4: Class Treasurer 2, 3: Student Board 4: Art l. 1 Ut, K1 1, LUELLA EVELYN TETREAULT "Frenchie" Colrain February 19. 1921 "1lvr lwumnty hangs upon the clit-ok ol nmht like a :ich lvwel " Luella is noted lor her activi- ties in dramatics. prize speak- ing. and debating. Who will lorget her as the ambitious Maria Hardy in the senior play? Luella also is one ol the top- rankinq students in her class. Incidentally. she dances divine- ly. Commercial: Library 4: Read- ing Room 3: Class Vice Presi- dent l: French Club 2: Com- mercial Club 3: Debating Club 4: Prize Speaking 3: Pro Mer- itc: "The Sow's Ear" 2: "Skid- ding" 4: Business Board 3. 4. . 4 , 7 4 X 4 A, x 'sl 4 , .Wt ROLAND ARTHUR TETREAULT "Rollie" Colrain Iuly 15. 1920 "'l'ln- hwy ratuml on tho burning tttzck Wlit-time all hut lntn had tleti " The class basketball team would have missed much if "Rollie" had not been so loyal, both to the class and the team. We wonder if "Ro11ie" has anything to do with the pranks that take place in Commerce and lndustry. He always seems to get in trouble in bookkeep- ing: perhaps because ol his lit- tle cousin. General: Class Basketball 1. 2. 3. 4: Track 3: Football 3: Chorus 1, 2. 3, 4. J I HENRY HERBERT THIBODEAU Colrain November 9, 1920 'Silt-rico, :nom nnxsictil than any song " Henry is one ol those quiet people who makes a good listener. He is a hard-working student and. incldentally. likes to drive a car. Commercial: t f xfvrfln ' fi it If J Q. .A ff 'tl BERNARD FRANK TOBEY "Tobey" Buckland December 18. 1920 i'And his hair was so charming- ly curled " "Tobey" is the village "baker boy" and has spent much ol his time working in Martin's bakery. His interests have been varied. but we wonder it he still likes to go to the movies. General: Class Basketball l. 2. 3: Baseball l: Football 2: "The Sow's Ear" 2. M" ' v R yr' 1 J 11 ll S ,J O! IOSEPH LOUIS TOMASINI nice.. Florida February 13. 1921 "Oh, it is great to have a giants strength " Although Ioe was born on the thirteenth day ol February. it hasn't atlected his happy na- ture any. Ioe's one of the nicest. gentlesl boys around school-but when he gets out on the lootball lield, the oppo- sition had better look outl General: Track 1. 2, 3. 4: Foot- ball 3: Co-captain 4: Class Treasurer 4: Sportsmanship Award 3: Art 3. 1 4, f vtfVV1'L 'M ARTHUR IOSEPH TURNER "Roscoe" Buckland February 20, 1922 "But let there never be a cur- tain drawn Between you and me," "Roscoe" is the boy who sud- denly shot into athletic promi- nence durinq his last year at Arms. and we'l1 tell you a se- cret-he had to be torced to go out lor varsity tryouts. Did he make the team? He didl As long as we're telling secrets. we ought to tell you he's as good-natured as a long surn- mer day. Shop: Basketball. Class l. 2. 3: vlarsity 4: Baseball 2: Track 4: Football 4. Page Twenty-One x .2 . C . I' 3 Mu l X .I EUDOHA AGNES UNDERWOOD "Dora" Colrain October 19. 1919 4'Txm1d, luke the vmolet She shyly hid her lace." "Dora" is one of those extra- ordinaril quiet people who does notliinq loudly. Not even a tin pan would crash il she dropped itl A very restful per- son she is. especially alter a lew classes with some ol our boisterous members. General: Chorus 4. n D' I f ' Y A 0 'i J X 1 ly WALTER FREDERICK UPTON Uupw.. Colrain September 4. 1921 "Stull water runs deep." "U ty" bails from Colrain. I"Ie dxbesn't have much to say. but when he does. it is really important. He seems to us like- ly to succeed in whatever he does. College Prepaartory: Class Basketball 2. 3: French Club 2. 3. 4: Latin Club I. Page Twenty-Two L v ed' WW .ffl KATHERINE LUCILLE WELLS ..KaY.. Colrain August ll. 1920 "My heart is as true as steel " "Kay" has a yearning to be a nurse: il she realizes this ambition. we know a lot of people will want to be sick. II any ody wants anything spe- cia done. Katherine is always willing to do it. We wish her great success. Foinmercial: Library 4: Chorus MARY ELIZABETH WOOD' "Sis" Shelburne Iuns IG. I92l f "A lrterqww " "Sis" is a Iri dly. popular senior. A b ke all player lor lour years. .gary has made an excellent c ain in her last year. e it comes to sinq- in "Sis1j s ight there. hav- in en a c sister tor tour years I Colle Preparatory: Class Basketball l: lunior Varsity Z: Varsity 3: Captain Varsit 4: Chorus I. 2. 3. 4: Band I. 3. 4: Orchestra 3: Class Vice President 4: French Club 2. 3. 4: Latin Club I: Art I. IN MEMORIAM SYDNEY CANEDY Tl-lf JUNIUDS Front Row: Eleanor Smead, Iune Clark, Viola Pellegrini, Marcia Hall, Betty King, Harriett Evans, Doris March, Dorothy Boyea, Flora Walden, Dorothy Peck. Second Row: Iune Spencer, Nellie Kuczmarski, Leona Plant, Emma Cummings, Ruth Harris, Mae Galipo, Glesca Lang, Marion MacDonald, Louise Bolduc, Leona Racine, Miss Wheeler, class adviser. Third Row: Olive Ware, Sarah Richmond, Marion Riel, Ruth Lawless, Iacqueline Mockler, Elizabeth Reynolds, Ioan Davenport, Mary Meyers, Dorothy Lovering, Mary Stacy, Leola Smith. Fourth Row: Andrew Hayes, Harlow Churchill, Oscar Hunkler, Harold Schechterle, Freder- ick Walker, Iames Dandeneau, William Fitzgerald, Lowell Brown, Peter Giacapuzzi, Mr. Frude, class adviser. Fifth Row: Donald McCloud, Henry Iohnson, Arthur Perkins, Alvin Churchill, Ronald Herzig, Francis Stone, Harold Mills, Alvin Pratt, Arthur Gould, Ernest Pike, Back Row: Iames Rice, Richard Ruben, Robert Finck, Everett McCloud, Donald Fitzgerald, Kenneth Stetson, Cecil Bellows, Deane Lee, Horace Purington, Daniel Shields. Other Members: Robert Farrar. CLASS OFFICERS Peter Giacapuzzi President Ioan Davenport Vice President Marion Riel Secretary Arthur Perkins Treasurer Harold Mills Student Council Representative Page Twenty-Thru THE SDDHDMUIQES 4 Front How: Eleanor Perkins, lane Scott, Kathleen Koonz, Arlene Wood, Charlotte Walden, Lucy Bates, Helen Raycroft, Mae Cromack, Helen Shaw, Mae Stacy, Rebecca Ainsworth, Ruth Bjork, Ada Landstrom. Second Row: Katherine Schechterle, Dorothy Burckard, lane Shippee, Lorraine Fleming, Virginia Herzig, Cecile Racine, Phyllis Coombs, Edith Scott, Helen Needham, Anne Munsinger, lean Dunnell, Irene Gaffigan, Mabel Metcalf, Third How: Miss Chase, class adviser, Mary Hill, Anna Leise, Anna Hillman, Catherine Kellyhouse, Mary Plant, Helen Yelle, Arline Evans, Helen Chamberlain, Claire Hebard, Nathalie Smith, Elaine Spencer, Ethna Walden. Fourth Row: Donald McBride, Donald Connelley, Vincent Tomulevich, Calvin Rogers, Richard Dickinson, Robert Watrous, William Ayers, Nancy Williams, Madeline Chamber- lain, Carolyn Cress, Lorraine Carter, lrene March. Fifth Row: Raymond Mayhew, Allen Cress, Benjamin Doore, Henry Dandeneau, Clark Bailey, Douglas Stetson, David Geddis, Harry Stafursky, Henry Suprenant, Edward Howson, Roland Streeter, Alfred Hillman, Robert Lively, Back Row: Edward Bellows, Gerald Wall, David Ballard, Henry Ciguere, Ernest Hale, Robert Goodnow, Maynard Bridges, Howard Marble, Peter Ferrari, Richard Mitchell, Alonzo Tirrell, Gerald Shippee, Mr. Tufts, class adviser. Other Members: Wilfred Coutu, Donald Herzig, Earle Miller, Philip Miller, Arthur Sessler, Philip Shulda. CLASS OFFICERS Howard Marble PrGSidf-mi Eleanor Perkins Vice President . Cecile Racine SBCFSTGYY Gerald Shippee TFGCISUTSF Donald McBride Student Council Representative Page Twenty-Four K THE FIQESHMEN Front Row: Grace Messer, Phyllis Gould, Diane Waste, Marjorie Mirick, Ianette Peters, Marjorie Pease, Ianice Gerry, Edna Cummings, Alice Forgette, Muriel Gerry, Elizabeth Suprenant, Anne Underwood, Marion Lively, Ieane Underwood, Mae Dubie, Constance O'Neil, Barbara Dwight, Flora lohnson, Hazel Crosier, Doris Connelley. Second Row: Iune Lanoue, Helen Herzig, Beatrice Herzig, Elizabeth Lively, Evelyn Hall, Doris Blanchette, Shirley Miller, Mary Kuczmarski, Virginia Upton, Margaret Reardon, Doris Mills, Lucille Bur-nap, Dorothy Nichols, Evelyn Fitzroy, Dorothy Worden, Betty Wilber, Ruth Record, Iune Herzig, Irene Giard. Third Row: Ruth Leavitt, Geraldine Meech, lean Shaw, Florence Iohnson, Beatrice Wilder, Carolina Libardoni, Esther Dwight, Margaret Herzig, Geraldine Holden, Ruth Grant, Betty Brown, Barbara Brooks, Lois Wilde, Elaine Smead, Irma Gould, Phyllis Gaudet, Ieanne Fontaine, Eleanor Goodnow, Robina Schechterle, Martha Stone. Fourth Row: Kenneth Herzig, Fred Morton, Russell Zraunig, Kenneth Ball, Wallace Valiton, Earle Lowell, Reginald Libby, Newell Morton, Howard Thompson, Edmond Fournie:, Roswell Miller, David Liccardio, Philip Fournier, Earle Temple, Archie Worden, Ralph Pratt, Miss Flaherty, class adviser. Fifth Row-Verne Richardson, Carl Wilber, Charles Clark, Harry Gifiin, Alton Libby, Richard Holcolm, Iames Graves, Edward Newman, Roger Williams, Stewart Hunkler, Ioseph Tetreault, Harold Pyfrom, Thaddeus Samoriski, Arthur Mowe, Raymond Burdick, Howard Dickinson, lohn Fitzgerald, Calvin Clark, Everett McBride, Mr. Aaron, class adviser. Back Row: Iohn Bokina, Alan Finck, Romeo Paoletti, Everett Coutu, Frederic Urban, Ioseph Giguere, Ernest St. Iacques, Aldo Lunardi, Iames DuBois, Arthur Brown, Frank Field, Martin Rancourt, Iames LaPlant, Robert Lincoln, Glenn Brown, Lawson Whitney, Edward Stowe, Herbert Purington. Other Members: Clayton Barry, Leonard Call, Howard Feige, losephine Payant, Phyllis Raymond, Ellsworth Stetson, Harry Valiton. CLASS OFFICERS Kenneth Herzig President Robina Schechterle Vice President Shirley Miller Secretary Arthur Brown Treasurer Ruth Leavitt Student Council Representative 1 Page Twenty-Five ' q G 4 1 4 J N f K THE AIQMS STUDENT IBUAITQD w i P go Twenty-Eight , Y vw, 1938 - 1939 EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Maysie Taylor, '39 ASSOCIATE EDITORS School Life Editor Ruth Lawless, '40 Feature Editors loan Davenport, '40 Ruth Harris, '40 Alumni Editor Marion Riel, '40 Sports Editors Robert Scott, Anna Harris, '39 Peter Ferrari, '4l Art Editors Marguerite Call, '39 '39 Olive Ware, '40 Arlene Wood, '4l Business Board lune Gray, '39 Doris Lyman, '39 Leo Tetreault, '39 Philip Miller, '40 Staff Typists Francis Dane, '39 Gretchen Mirick, '39 Evelyn Shields, '39 Luella Tetreault, '39 Mae Galipo, '40 Doris March, '40 Donald McCloud, '40 Leona Racine, '40 William Fitzgerald, '40 Faculty Advisers Editorial Board- -"- Miss Chapman if 'W Business Board--Miss Stewart is Xeiizifaiicxii AIDMS ACADEMY STUDENTS' ASS'N W i El l fl For the year 1938-1939 the following people were elected to office in the Arms Academy Students' Association: president. Robert Scott: vice president, William Riley: secretary, Gretchen Mirick: treasurer. Francis Stone: representa- tives to Student Council, Marguerite Call and Harper Gerry. As is generally known, this organization is one of the most important in our school. Without it we should not be able to have our athletic teams. Each year it is necessary for the organization to raise a considerable amount of money. During the present year we have sold candy and pencils. Also three one-act plays were put on by members of the freshman, sophomore, and iunior classes. In April a benelit movie, "The Duke of West Point," was sponsored. The boys' athletic teams under Coach Aaron's able leadership and the girls' teams in the competent hands of Miss Flaherty have held up the honor of Arms most loyally and faithfully. Every student in school is eligible for membership in this association. The dues are twenty-five cents each quarter, and membership entitles the student to tree admission to all athletic games in all the sports. This year, as in the years preceding. the senior class has succeeded in securing a one hundred percent enrollment first. We look forward to the time when the other c'asses will tollow the seniors' example, and the entire school body will be enrolled one hundred percent in this worthy group. Gretchen Mirick, '39, Secretary Page Twenty N no 1 HE STUDENT CDUNCII. ll- ll Ill Every year the Student Council is made up of the four class presidents and the representatives of the various organizations in school, all elected by popular vote. Mr. Watkins is the adviser. The group acts as an intermediary between faculty and students: Mr. Watkins represents the faculty, and the other members represent the student body. At a meeting early in the year the Council elects its own officers. This year Robert Scott was president: Maysie Taylor, vice president: and Marguerite Call, secretary. Other members of the Council were Merton Batchelder, Harper Gerry, Peter Giacapuzzi, Kenneth Herzig, Allan Kelton, Ruth Leavitt, Howard Marble, Donald McBride, Harold Mills, and Evelyn Shields. Much of the work of the Council is so informal that it is difficult to explain it in so short a space, but a few items may serve as samples. The Council voted this year to assume responsibility with the faculty for the management of all school socials. It also voted to sell candy at recess and during athletic games to raise money for the A.A.S.A. Informal aftemoon parties were sponsored by the group. During the year informal discussions have been held on various phases of school life. One problem under consideration was what steps could best be taken to minimize the petty thievery which seems to occur wherever a large group of people is in close association. Another question discussed was how often the school paper should be published. Marguerite Call, '39, Secretary Pqe hly THE DDU MEIDITD SDCIETY In September there were twelve members in the Pro Merito Society. These were Merton Batchelder. Edith Burnett. Marguerite Call. Catherine Demarais. Dorothy Fairbanks, Barbara Gilderdale, Gretchen Mirick. Barbara Peck. Robert Scott. Evelyn Shields, Maysie Taylor. and Luella Tetreault. At a meeting early in the year the following officers were elected for the year: president, Marguerite Call: vice president, Catherine Demarais: secretary. Robert Scott: representative to Student Council. Evelyn Shields. Four members and the faculty adviser. Mr. Muir. attended a convention of the society at Williamsburg High School. Those attending were Barbara Gild- erdale. Barbara Peck. Evelyn Shields. and Robert Scott. In an assembly program in March Doris Lyman and Carol McQuade were inducted in the society. making a total membership of fourteen from the class of 1939. Robert Scott. '39, Secretary Page Thirty-O THE MUSICAL GIQDUDS THE CHORUS Mr. Richmond announced this year that there was more available ma- terial in the music department than ever before. The chorus had one hundred twenty-two members. Dur- ing the year it attended the Spring Music Festival: in October it rend- ered several numbers at the Frank- lin County Teachers' Convention: at Christmas it contributed to several seasonal programs. l Paqo Thirty'Two THE BAND The band had twenty-three mem- bers this year. They paraded at Greenfield Fair in September and rendered music at the senior play. The newly organized Arms Ensemble played at the Buckland Farmer's Club luncheons during the winter. x THE ORCHESTRA This year the Arms Orchestra ot twenty-tive pieces has furnished music for the Parents' Night fro- gram, Iunior Prize Speaking, the one-act class plays, and the senior play. 1 f X M X 1 FQ xk yX ff lxyxix V DHAM III il TH E SENIUIQ DLAY Page Thirt "SKIDDING" The seniors presented their play, "Skidding," by Aurania Rouvenal, on Tuesday evening. December 13, in Memorial Hall to a large and enthusiastic audience. The play is about a judge in a midwestern town who was running for reelection. He got into many difficulties but was safely brought through by his youngest daughter, Marion. His young son, Andy, added the touch of humor. The cast is as follows: Aunt Milly , , . Doris Lyman Andy . William Riley Mrs. Hardy . . . Marguerite Call Iudge Iarnes Hardy , Merton Batclielder Grandpa Hardy . , . Russell Chamberlain Estelle Hardy Campbell . , . Ruby Martin Marion Hardy . . Luella Tetreault Wayne Trenton, lll . . Robert Scott Mr. Stubbins ...,,. Raymond Berard Myra Hardy Wilcox ..... Barbara Peck Each member of the cast took his part well and helped make the play a big success. The coaching was very competently handled by Miss Garcia Burkill and the business arrangements were supervised most efficiently by Mr. Gilbert Muir. y-Four 0 N If-ACT D LA "THE MINUETU The sophomore play. "The Min- uet." was named lor the old dance which was a feature of the play. The cast follows: Elijah Thomas, a gentleman Tory David Geddis Madame Thomas, his wile Helen Shaw Betty Thomas, his daughter Madeline Chamberlain Robert Thomas, his son DonaldMcBride Francis Boudinot, a dancing master Henry Suprenant lerry Whitney, a young patriot Gerald Shippee Alice Calhoun, a guest lane Shippee Mary Lawrence, a guest Cecil Racine Richard Garren, a guest Alonzo Tirrell Sergeant Barry, a messenger Robert Iohnson Two Soldiers Ed Bellows and Benjamin Doore A servant Helen Yelle Coach, Miss Chase I -I F 'rift-vivid ' "STORM BEFORE SUNSET" On Thursday evening. February 9. the three undergraduate classes pre- sented three one-act plays in Sci- ence Hall before an appreciative audience. The proceeds from these plays went into the A.A.S.A. treas- ury. I The iunior play, "Storm Before Sunset," was a serious play taking place in Bolivia. The cast follows: Stanley, plantation supervisor Brazilian Rubber Company Ronald Herzig Grahame, an overseer William Fitzgerald Parker, a new overseer Arthur Perkins Bendall, an orchid hunter Donald Fitzgerald Mrs. Bendall, his wife Ioan Davenport Mariorie, their daughter Dorothz Boyea Ovalinda, a native servant Ruth awless Coach, Mr. Peterkin wefwnw ,,..X.., , .,.......-,. "HER FIRST PARTY DRESS" The freshman play. "Her First Party Dress." was a light comedy which served as a curtain-raiser. The cast follows: Dora, maid at the Crockers Doris Mills Patsy Crocker, whose dress it is Marjorie Mirick Mrs. Crocker, her mother Ieanne Fontaine Cookie, her nine-year-old sister Shirley Miller Mr. Crocker, her father Clayton Barry Ierry Crocker, her older brother Harold Pyfrom Vernon Stock, her big moment Iames DuBois Coach, Miss Burkill Page Thirty-Five JIJNIUIQ DIQIZE SPEAKING Although participation in Iunior Prize Speaking was voluntary this year, thirty-tive juniors entered the contest. Of these contestants who took part in the try-outs on March 15 and 16, eighteen were chosen for the semi-finals. Miss Flaherty, Mr. Miller, and Mr. Muir acted as judges with Mr. Watkins. The semi-finals took place on Friday, March 24. From the eighteen speakers ten were chosen to represent the Iunior Class in the finals. Those acting as judges were Mr. Watkins, Miss Chase. and Mr. Miller. The public exhibition was held in Science Hall on the evening of March 31 and was keenly enjoyed by an audience which filled the auditorium and balcony nearly to capacity. THE PROGRAM Music by the Arms Orchestra "Buck Wins a Wager" by lack London Lowell Brown "Her First Ride in an Ottymobile" by Walter Ben Hare Doris March "Mothers of Men" by Gordon Morris Betty King "Dolores Defies the King" by F. Marion Crawford Flora Walden "Wee Gillis" by Munro Leaf Olive Ware Music by the Arms Orchestra "The Brown-Eyed Sheik" by Kathryn Kimball Arthur Perkins "The Soul of the Violin" by Margaret M. Merrill Marion Riel "The Genuine Mexican Plug" by Mark Twain Arthur Gould "A Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe Mary E. Reynolds "The School Program" by I. L. Harbour Ruth Lawless The judges were Principal Charles E. Vose of Sanderson Academy. Mrs. Belle Iohnson, president of the Conway Parent Teachers' Association, and Mr. Chester Osgood, a member of the faculty of Greenfield High School. The decision of the judges was: First prize Olive Ware Second prize Arthur Perkins Third prize A Ruth Lawless Page Tl-iivty-Six Q Lf' www S IZIQENCH CLUB 'fir-'-7-'S At the first meeting of the French Club, "Entre Nous," the following officers were elected for the year: president, Barbara Peck: vice president. Olive Ware: secretary, Mary Meyers: treasurer, Henry Dandeneau: program committee, Mary Wood, Winfield Peck. Iacqueline Mockler, and Madeline Chamberlain. Miss Chase is the club's adviser. This year the program committee chose a special committee for each meeting, which consists of a business session conducted in French and a special program. In November we had the pleasure of hearing Mrs. Aileen Parsons Wilder tell about her travels in Europe. She also showed us many of the interesting things that she brought back from abroad. A Christmas party was held in Science Hall one evening in December. One of the interesting features of this meeting was the dramatization of "'Twas the Night Before Christ- mas." The poem was read in French from a translation made by the members of French III. In Ianuary, the movie, "Twenty Thousand Miles By Motor Through Europe," was sponsored by the club, and a small admission was charged. Although the club did not gain great wealth. the members received much pleasure and profit. At the Valentine party, valentines with inscriptions and verses in French were made. A prize was offered for the best one, but il had to be divided among a large group of contestants who submitted clever and artistic entries. Everyone did something at the March meeting. Some made scrapbooks. while others dressed dolls or helped to make a creche or manger scene, such as is displayed in each French home at Chrislmas. The program for the April meeting aimed to acquaint the members with some of the folk songs and dances dear to French people. The year closed with a banquet in Science Hall. We are sure that all the members feel that the year has been both educational and enjoyable. Mary Meyers, '40, Secretary P q Th ty-Eight liifiii t DEIBATING CLUI3 This year under the guidance of Mr. Tufts a new extra-curricular activity was started. This was the debating club which began the year with the follow- ing twelve pupils enrolled as charter members: Merton Batchelder, Marguerite Call, William Fitzgerald, Doris Lyman. Carol McQuade, William Riley. Robert Scott. lane Shippee, Maysie Taylor, Luella Tetreault, Nancy Williams. and Arlene Wood. After gathering information for several weeks the club put on an informal private debate on the topic. Resolved: That the present system ol government spending is iustiiied. The decision of the judges awarded the victory to the negative side. On March 24 an interesting debate was presented to the student body during assembly on the topic, Resolved: That athletes of low scholastic stand- ing should not be dropped from athletic teams. The speakers on the affirmative side were Merton Batchelder. lane Shippee, Maysie Taylor, and Luella Tet- reault. On the negative side were Marguerite Call, Carol McQuade, William Riley, and Robert Scott. Doris Lyman was chairman. The members enjoyed the work immensely. and there is every indication that a larger number ot pupils will enroll next year. Robert Scott. '39, Secretary Page Thx ty Nino FU TIJIQE fAIQMEl2'S CLUB Page Forty The past year has seen the development in the Agriculture Department of an active Future Farmers of America Club under the leadership of Mr. Tufts and Mr. Miller. The inspiration gained from the annual meeting of the Massachusetts Future Farmers of America, which was attended by various members of the Shelbume department, induced us to form a local chapter for the purpose of working cooperatively as a group. An opportunity for advancement is afford- ed by the national organization, ranging from the lowest rank of "Green Hand" to the highest-"The American Farmer." In any newly formed organization the stepping stones to greater achieve- ments must be laid with care, even in the face of difficulties. In the case of the F.F. A. the responsibility has been carried very willingly by the officers, who are as follows: president, Everett McCloud: secretary, Merton Batchelder: treasurer, William Fitzgerald: reporter, Hugh Laidley: and state delegate, Cecil Bellows. The interest shown by the members of the club has proved to be valuable, for it was made possible for them to purchase seeds and poultry supplies at a greatly reduced rate. Also. through the year we have enioyed educational trips and social activities which were interesting as well as entertaining. Under the competent leadership of underclassmen, the Future Farmers Club shows promise of being a very helpful part of the Agriculture Department in the years to come. Merton Batchelder, '39, Secretary Pon ? F0 DTBALI. aqa Fort The call for football candidates was issued on September 8, and about twenty boys reported. Six lettermen were available from the 1937 squad, these being: Co-Captains Harper Gerry and Ioseph Tomasini, Harold Mills. Henry Giguere, Howard Marble, and Francis Stone. Following is a summary of the games played: Arms 7 Greenfield 0 Arms opened her season on September 30 with the Greenfield High School Seconds. This game was played shortly after the famous New England hurri- cane of September 21, 1938, and many of the boys worked for the New England Power Company the week before the game. Because of this, the team had only four different running plays to use during the game. The only touchdown of the game came in the second quarter when Henry Giguere scored on an end run alter Harper Gerry had returned a punt from midfield to the 20-yard line. Turners Falls 6 Arms 0 On October 7 a hard-fighting Arms eleven was defeated by the Turners Falls Seconds in a well-played game. Arms dominated the play in the first half, having the ball within Tumers' 10-yard line twice, but failing to score. A series of completed passes in the third quarter brought about the winning touchdown for Turners Falls. The Arms team showed great improvement throughout the game. Deerfield High 19 Arms 6 The following Wednesday, October 12, brought forth Arms' second defeat of the year, as Deerfield High School scored a 19-6 victory. The first score of the game came in the second quarter when Mills intercepted a Deerfield pass and carried the ball to the two-yard line where Giacapuzzi scored on the next play. lust before the half ended, Deerfield completed a pass for a touchdown and scored again in the third period when an Arms pass was intercepted. Harper Gerry was unable to play because of a knee injury received in the Tumers Falls game. y-Two Arms 13 Deerfield Academy I. V. 0 On October 20 the Arms team ioumeyed to Deerfield Academy where in the pouring rain and mud they defeated the Iunior Varsity 13-0. The first touchdown was scored after Gerry carried the ball 70 yards to the 7-yard line. On the next play Arms fumbled. the ball rolled over the goal line. and Arms recovered for a touchdown. Gerry's fine kicking with a slippery ball and the playing of Pratt, Doore, and Tomasini were outstanding. Stockbridge 20 Arms 7 A strong and definitely physically superior Stockbridge "Aggie" team was victorious over Arms on October 28. Stockbridge scored twice in the first half and once in the last, while Arms scored late in the second half. Arms was unable to gain any yardage through the heavy Stockbridge line during the first half. In the second half Arms took to the air, scoring one touchdown and gaining over 100 yards through completed passes. Arms 14 Huntington 12 On Friday, November 4. the Arms team joumeyed to Huntington where they defeated Huntington High School 14-12. The game proved to be a rough one. and tempers flared up freely on both sides in the last quarter. Arms scored first on an end run by Pratt, but Huntington retumed the next kick off 80 yards for a touchdown. Gerry scored the second Arms touchdown, and his two successful points after touchdown proved to be the winning margin. Deerfield High 21 Arms 18 The final game of the year was played in the "Onion Bowl" at South Deer- field on Armistice Day. Although Arms was defeated 21-18, the game fur- nished many thrills which will long be remembered. This contest was broad- cast over the radio. and many listeners commented on the unusual thrills. South Deerfield scored first on a reverse early in the second quarter. Shortly after the second half opened, Pratt intercepted a Deerfield pass and sprinted 55 yards for a touchdown. Deerfield scored twice in the third quarter. With the score 21-6 against them. Arms came back with a beautifully completed forward-lateral play. Gerry to Marble to Giguere, with the play going 65 yards for a touchdown. A few minutes later the most unusual play of the season was completed. Boron was carrying the ball around Arms' right end when Gerry came up from the secondary apparently to tackle the runner, but instead he dumb-founded the crowd by snatching the ball from Boron and running 50 yards for a touchdown. With time running short. Deerfield froze the ball to prevent any more scoring opportunities for Arms. On December 9 football letters were given out in assembly. The following received varsity letters: Co-Captains Harper Gerry and Ioseph Tomasini. Arthur Tumer. Francis Stone. Iames Rice, Everett Coutu. Alvin Pratt, Harold Mills. Howard Marble. Leverett Doore, Harold Caron. Peter Giacapuzzi, Henry Giguere, Archie Ainsworth, and Manager Rowland Bardwell. At the same time the following received Iunior Varsity letters for faithful service throughout the season: Robert Iohnson, Romeo Paoletti. Alan Finck, Benjamin Doore, Iames LaPlant, Fredrick Urban. Martin Rancourt, Ioseph Giguere, Alonzo Tirrell. and Assistant Managers. Robert Lincoln, Iames DuBois, and Aldo Lunardi. In December when the All-Westem Massachusetts eleven was chosen. Arthur Tumer and Henry Giguere received honorable mention, which is very good considering the large number from which they were chosen. At a meeting of the lettermen Alvin Pratt was chosen as captain of the 1939 football team. Rowland Bardwell, Manager Page F ty Th Q BASKETBALL Easily the highlight of the 1938-1939 basketball season was the surprising 24-21 victory which Arms captured from South Deerfield High in the opening contest of the Hampshire League. Arms had won three straight games before this, all non-league, but was credited with little chance against an experienced Deerfield five who many believed were the potential league champions. Deer- field led at half time 13-9, but Arms came back in the second half to wrest the lead away from their opponents and to stay out in front by a narrow margin during a thrilling last quarter. It was the first basketball victory over South Deerfield in many years. The Arms team kept up the good work by taking over Orange in the next game 25-20. These league wins were especially pleasant from the standpoint of the two previous lean league campaigns. Hopes soared for a successful showing in the league on the evidence of these victories. but a machine-like Hopkins team dropped Arms in the next game 24-13, and Smith Academy followed with a crushing defeat. 57-15. Arms rebounded from these defeats to pin Amherst down at home, 31-15. Smith School defeated Arms at Northamp- ton, 33-23, and South Hadley came out on top 34-29 in a wild game at home to finish the first half of the league season. Arms finished in a tie for fourth place with South Hadley and South Deerfield, all with three wins and four defeats. The second half of the league schedule proved a disappointment. Arms had only one victory to show for six defeats. SEASON SUMMARY December lanuary 16 Arms 22-Williamsburg 27 Arms 23-Deerfield Academy 20 Arms 26-Alumni 31 Arms 20-South Deerfield 22 Arms 26-Charlemont February Ianuary 3 Arms 25-Orange 4 Arms 24-South Deerfield 7 Arms 16-Hopkins 5 Arms 25-Orange 10 Arms 23-Smith Academy 10 Arms 13-Hopkins 14 Arms 29-Amherst 13 Arms 15-Smith Academy 17 Arms 21-Smith School 17 Arms 31-Amherst 21 Arms 17-South Hadley 20 Arms 23-Smith School 28 Arms 49-Sanderson Academy 24 Arms 29-South Hadley Page Forty-Four Winfield Peck, Manager BASEBALL Q Arms is fortunate in having seven returning veterans from a successful 1938 team which finished second in the league. The pitching staff is well fortified with two experienced moundsmen in Harper Gerry and Alvin Pratt. with Peter Giacapuzzi, Howard Marble. Leo Tetreault. Robert Goodnow, Everett McCloud. and one or two freshmen in reserve. Henry Giguere is behind the plate for the second year: a near veteran infield has "Don" Alden at first, Gerald Shippe at short. Harold Mills at third, and Leverett Doore. letterman in football and basket- ball, plugging the hole at second base left by the graduation of Armondo Paoletti. Archie Ainsworth is holding down center field with Hale starting in right field. and Gerry or Pratt altemating in left. Baseball practice was hampered considerably by cr late spring. with the accompanying cold weather. The first game on the schedule with Orange was postponed because of the unusual cold. In the second game. Arms got away to a good start in the league by defeating Amherst 4-0. Gerry pitched air tight ball. allowing only four hits and fanning fourteen Amherst batters with a good fast ball and a wide, sweeping curve. Arms gathered seven hits Amherst pitcher, triples by Ainsworth and Gerry featuring the batting. The schedule for the 1939 season follows: April 26 Orange High School May 17 Amherst High School 28 Amherst High School l9 Hopkins Academy May 3 Hopkins Academy 24 Sanderson Academy 5 Orange High School 26 Smith School 10 Deerfield High School 31 Deerfield High School 12 Smith School lune 2 Sanderson Academy 13 Deerfield Academy Seconds 24 Alumni Richard Mitchell. Manager off the Page Forty-Five TIDACIY For the second consecutive year Arms won the Class B track championship at the Greenfield Fair. Arms came out on top over South Deerfield, Orange, and Charlemont, in contrast with the 1937 meet which included only Arms and Orange in Class B. The point gathering started in the first event when Peter Ferrari took first place in the novice 100-yard dash. At the half way mark Ferrari was quite far back of the leaders, but he put on a surprising finish to pass everyone. In the 100-yard open dash, two backiield men from the football squad showed their speed, as Henry Giguere and Harper Gerry finished first and second respec- tively in an eyelash finish. Alvin Pratt added another first place by leading the half milers home, running an Orange rival into the ground in the last fifty yards. Deerfield High had been keeping pace with Arms up to this stage, but a second place in the running broad iump by Gerry, and second and third in the shot put by "Don" Alden and "Art" Tumer, and a tie for third in the high iump by Giguere and Gerry, added enough points to give Arms the meet be- fore the final event, the relay. To make the day complete, the relay quartet coasted home in first place. Giguere and Gerry figured in a triple tie with a Charlemont iumper for third place in the high iump, but as they had both accumulated medals in previous events, they passed up any claim on the medal, and it was awarded to Charlemont. Armondo Paoletti, Manager Page Forty-Six GIIDLS' BASKETBALL The girls' basketball season opened on December 20 with the Alumni game, which the Arms girls easily won with a score of 39-25. This game was followed by the first loss when the Arms girls were defeated by the Charlemont girls on the Charlemont floor. On Ianuary 4 Arms took a trip to South Deer- field to meet with a defeat of 16-27. The season continued with games with Greenfield, Orange, Deerfield Academy. and Sanderson Academy. The season ended with five wins, five defeats, and a tie. The manager was Carol McQuade. and the assistant man- ager, elected by the junior class, was Viola Pellegrini. We are looking forward to a good season next year, but the team will suffer from the loss of five seniors: Mary Wood, captain, Gretchen Mirick. lane Adams, Doris Lyman, and Anna Harris. The schedule was as follows: December 20 Alumni 39-25 February 7 Greenfield 24-20 22 Charlemont 23-27 9 Deerfield Academy 32-23 13 Orange 36-53 Ianuary 4 South Deerfield 16-27 14 South Deerfield 13- 9 12 Greenfield 17-27 28 Sanderson 35-27 20 Orange 18-31 March 3 Deerfield Academy 29-29 Those receiving Varsity letters were: Mary Wood, captain, lane Adams, Gretchen Mirick. Sarah Richmond, Doris March. Doris Lyman. Anna Harris. Elizabeth Reynolds, Ruth Lawless, Eleanor Smead, Dorothy Lovering, Marion Riel, Olive Ware, and manager. Carol McQuade. Those receiving iunior varsity letters were: Carolyn Cress, Anne Munsinger, Iacqueline Mockler. Ioan Davenport. Louise Bolduc. Edith Scott. Arline Wood, Iune Gray, Ada Landstrom. Flora Walden. Muriel Gerry. Lucille Bumap, Virginia Upton. Doris Mills. Margaret Reardon, Dorothy Nichols, Phyllis Coombs. Shirley Lowell, and assistant manager, Viola Pellegrini. Carol McQuade. Manager Page Forty S von CLASS BASKETBALL 'll ...... . ...W .V .. ,,.. .. ..-. ,M-- 4 GP E! WWW HA, ,S . i Games Won Lost V 1, , - l Q ' . 4 Wwwmk Vkrk W sophomores 7 6 1 'A - if f -A. 4. Seniors 7 5 Z - . fi ' ' " V " Iuniors 7 2 5 . .-.ii 1 'Q 'xi V W' Freshmen 7 1 6 7 7 7 l , SAS, fl" - ,, .. ' ""' 0 Q 'if "3" iq A no . 'Agar ' V r--H :"'...f.'.s '.fl..Li ' ":?""7 vm? ii' J . if u...l-.-.-.... Am-. L.. .. - 3 .A,, BOYS' CLASS BASKETBALL A regular toumament procedure was executed in boys' class basketball this year: that is. each team played each other team twice. At the end of the toumament the seniors and sophomores were tied for first place, and the juniors and freshmen were tied for second place. A playoff was held in which the sophomores won the class championship. The champions received their numerals in assembly on April 14. The final standing appears above. GIRLS' CLASS BASKETBALL The girls' class basketball toumament this year gave the championship to the seniors. These girls have fought loyally for four years for the much coveted numerals which were awarded to them in assembly on April 14. The final standing: saws llll Games Won Lost Seniors 3 3 0 Juniors 3 2 1 Freshmen 3 1 2 Sophomores 3 U 3 Page Forty-Eight J, Q Qs Ill! xg? - wwf CLASS DF I S89 Grace E. Canedy is Mrs. F. A. Tupper and she lives in Brighton. Bertha O. Carpenter. Mrs. Samuel Demarest. resides at Glens Falls, New York. Sadie E. Reed is Mrs. Edward Chatterton of Warwick. M. O. Spaulding is a contractor in Keene. New Hampshire. Lila R. Wandell, Mrs. A. M. G. Henning. lives in New York City. Deceased: Mark H. Brown, Lula I. Goodnow. Herbert A. Russell, Leo Willis. and Grace Wing. CLASS Ol: 1914 Page Fifty Although twenty-five years have passed since the class of 1914 left the environs of Arms, it was somewhat surprising to find so many of our numbers fairly near at hand. Some, it is true, have in the interim tried various distant points. but in more recent years have been lured "home" to Franklin County. Others have since graduation found it a good place in which to live. The check-up of members of the class has been most interesting. Briefly. the results show the following: Harry Alvord is married and has two children, is a carpenter by trade. and makes his home in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Everett Baker, also a carpenter. is employed by the Franklin County Lumber Company of Greenfield, and lives with his family-wife and four children-in Shelbume Falls. His son. David, is a member of the graduating class of Arms. Aleta and William Bliss are both in Dorchester. He is employed in a Boston bank. Since the death of his wife a few years ago. Aleta fformerly Mrs. Harrison Nichols! makes her home with him. Catherine Boyle is now Mrs. Meany of Springfield. They have one daughter and frequently visit in Shelbume Falls. Florence Brown is Mrs. Arthur Tinker. Her husband is a baker, and they live in Portland, Maine. with their two children, a son and daughter. Milton Brown is in the insurance business in Greenfield. is married. and has two sons. George Call has an RFD route in Colrain where he makes his home. He is married and has four children. Charles Chandler lives on Main Street, Shelburne Falls. is married, and has three boys. Ruth Chapman at present is teaching English to the current generation of Arms students. She is unmarried and makes her home with her parents in Shelbume Falls. Iohn Coombs is a successful farmer on his home place in Colrain. He is married and has two daughters. Sarah Clark teaches in Gardner and is unmarried. She often visits her parents in Colrain. William Davenport is an executive in the wholesale firm of Hoag and Whitehead of Newark. New Iersey. He lives with his family at Nutley, New Iersey. There are three children. Dorothy Davis is now Mrs. Shumway of Greenfield. Lucy is employed by the Federal Gov- ernment in Washington. D. C. Marion Ioyce married Louis Fontaine. They live in Shelburne Falls and have three children. the oldest of whom, Ieanne, entered Arms this year. Lauriston Koonz works for the Mayhew Company and lives in Shelburne Falls. He is mar- ried and has one daughter who is a sophomore at Arms. Emily Merrill has been employed for several years in Wellesley Hills. She is unmarried. Roger Peck conducts two fruit farms in Shelburne where he lives. He is married and has four children. His oldest child. Winfield, graduates from Arms this year. Myrtle Perkins is Mrs. Olin Lawrence. Since the death of her husband several years ago. she has taught in the Baker School at Shelbume Falls. She makes her home with her son on Main Street. Mildred Reed married Rupert Sircom. and they live in Minneapolis. Mr. Sircom is an organ- ist and professor of music at Carleton College. Mildred teaches voice at the McPhail College of Music and also is the soloist at the Westminster Church. Parker Spinney is married and is in the insurance business in Wabash, Indiana. Doris Stockwell married George Wood, and they live with their two children in Springfield. Massachusetts. He is a salesman. Olive Storms is unmarried. She lives at home in Griswoldville and is employed at the Griswoldville Manufacturing Company. Florence Wells married Robert Haeberle of Boston. After several years in the vicinity of Boston. a few years ago they acquired the Wells farm in Buckland where they conduct a poultry business. They have two children. Luella Williams studied nursing and is now following her profession in Springfield. Massa- chusetts. She is unmarried. Two members of our class died within a few years after graduating. They were Lila Gleason and Alvin Harris. Florence Wells Haeberle CLASS DI: 1924 Myrtle Amold KMrs. William Flowersl lives in Shelbume Falls and works in the Shelburne Falls National Bank. Margaret Bahr lMrs. Edmund Shippeej lives in Shelbume Falls. She has two children. Margaret Bardwell works in Springfield for the Iunior Achievement Bureau. Ellsworth Bamard has received his Doctor's degree and is Associate Professor of English at Williams College in Williamstown. He is married. Eleanor Booker KMrs. Cliiford Avery! lives in Colrain. She has three children. Murray Buell is teaching biology in North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is married and has two children. Ianie Call fMrs. Eugene Harris! resides on a farm in Colrain. Reuben Call lives in Colrain and works in the Kendall Mills at Griswoldville. Mary Ellen Cromack lMrs. Albert Kamerl lives in Greenfield. She has a son. Florence Eastman tMrs. Patrick Eisonl lives in Melrose. She has six children. Laura Eastman lMrs. Edward Davisl lives in Manchester, Connecticut. She has iive children. Iohn Fellows is married and resides in Mahwah, New Iersey. He is a metallurgist for the American Brakeshoe and Foundry Company. Evelyn Hillman tMrs. Matthew Conwayj lives in Pittsfield. Evelyn Hunter tMrs. Charles L. Roberts! lives in Shelburne Falls. She substitutes in the schools of the Buckland-Colrain-Shelbume School Union. Laurence Leonard lives in Greenfield. He has a son. He is working for a construction company. Lilda Leonard KMrs. Iohn Hilll lives in Shelburne Falls. She has two children. Marion Marshall fMrs. Theodore Felll resides in New York City. Elsie Mattson fMrs. Arthur DesNoyersJ works in Washington, D. C. She has one daughter. Donald Morrissey works for the New England Power Company. He is stationed at Bellows Falls, Vermont. He has one daughter. Rachel Purrington tMrs. Hugh Griswoldj lives in San Mateo, California. She has two daughters. Doris Rowland is doing secretarial work in Washington, D. C. Welburne Shaw is married and lives in Greenfield. He works in the Franklin Savings Institution. Mariorie Smith lMrs. Harold Boutwelll lives in Paxton. She has a daughter, Iean. Marian Temple teaches school in Gardner. Wallace Temple is married and lives in Shelburne Falls. He has charge oi the grocery department at the Western Beef Market. Hilda Thompson tMrs. Iames Conolel lives in Boston. She has two children. Neal Truesdall works at the State Hospital in Northampton. Florence Walden tMrs. William Newtonl lives in Tappan, New Iersey. She has two children. Genevra Wells lMrs. Antonio Iubinvillel has two children. Francis Wheeler works in March's Pharmacy in Shelburne Falls. He is married and has a young son. Kathleen Wheeler lives in Shelburne Falls and works in the Mayhew ofiice. Blanche Wilder fMrs. Nelson Wardl resides in Buckland. She has seven children. Evelyn Hunter Roberts CLASS UI: IQZQ Calvin Call lives at Lyonsville and manages the homestead. He married Marion Galvin, and they have a daughter, Lois, six years old. Clifford Ayer married Everil Willard. He is in the poultry business in Shelburne Center. William Blassberg is associated with his father at the Shelburne Falls Garage. Mariorie Cary lMrs. Lincoln Whitej lives in Palmer. Gerald White is the young third member of the household. Effie Clark, tMrs. Iohn Hennesseyj lives in Greenfield at 32 Silver Street. She has two sons, Iohn, three years, and Iames, six months. Daisy Coburn lives in Shattuckville. She married Harold Temple of the class oi 1923 and has a three-year-old son Eric. Elaine is the name Augusta Galipult, KMrs. Leroy Bennett! chose for her little girl who is three years old. They live in Griswoldville. Another Griswoldville resident is Gardner Saunders, who works out by the day. Griswoldville is also the home of Kathryn Streeter tMrs. Henry Patterson! who is employed at the Kendall Mills. Marshall Fairbanks lives in Colrain and is in partnership with his lather managing the home farm. Arthur Donelson works for the New England Power Company in Shelbume Falls. He married Isabel Halberg, an Arms graduate, and they have a son, Brian. Page Fifty One Evelyn Nichols, after working as assistant dietitian in the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston for four years, is now dietitian at the Burlington County Hospital in Mt. Holly. New Iersey. Rebecca Iohnson is a librarian in New York City. Her address is 52 Cherry Street. Apart- ment 2F, Brooklyn. The class has four nurses. One is Mariorie Hume who, after teaching three years, gradu- ated from the Massachusetts General Hospital last year and is now on a case in Hartford, Connecticut. Flora Bergman, a graduate nurse, does private case nursing in New York City. Marguerite Iohnson, fMrs. David Werronj, lives in South Elliot, Maine. She is working at the Memorial Hospital in Portsmouth. New Hampshire. A very busy nurse who is much in demand in this vicinity is Dorothy Benton. Verna Long, tMrs. Earle Warrinerj lives in Shelburne and has a son. Margaret Smith, fMrs. Deane Ionesl, lives on High Street in Shelbume Falls. Mariorie Ormond and Mabel Perrault are two other members who like living in Shelburne Falls. Marjorie, lMrs. Iohn Davenport! has a daughter, Carolyn. Mabel, tMrs. Seward Dubuque! is the mother of six-year-old Patricia. The youngsters in the primary room of the Shelburne Consolidated School have lor their teacher, Helen Gould. The other Gould of '29, Marshall, is married and is working at White Plains, New York. He has two sons, limmy and Melvin. Donald Purrington is employed by a candy company in Watertown. He married Ruth Pennington of Springfield. They have a daughter, Donna Lee. Ioseph Tognarelli is associated with his father in business in Shelburne Falls. He married Ieanette Richards ol Greenfield. Francis and Aileen Parsons Wilder spent part of last year studying in Europe. He is at present interning in the Memorial Hospital in Albany. The great outdoors called Kenneth Dubuque, tor he is technical forester at the C.C.C. camp in Becket. He is married and has a two-year-old son. Harry Purinton is a service station attendant ior the Standard Oil Company in Shelburne Falls. He married Thelma Flagg and has a son, Raymond. Emerson Kennedy is a general insurance agent in Bellows Falls, Vermont. He is married and has one child. Gilbert Hunter is working in Bernardston. Cullen Reed is married and lives in Conway where he works at home. Kenneth Cardwell lives in Turners Falls where he manages an A 6. P store. He is married and has one child. Harriet Scott, fMrs. Clifford Barryj lives in Hartford, Connecticut, and has a son. Another member lives in Hartiord and is employed by the Underwood Typewriter Company. He is Ronald Dalrymple who is married and has a daughter. Wayne Hillman lives in Shelburne Falls and is in partnership with Robert Hillman. They conduct the Shelburne Falls lce Company. Leslie Burdick lives in Pownal and works for the State ot Vermont. Wayne Burdick is married and lives in Buckland where he works ior his brother, Andrew. Gardner Boyden works at home with his father in Conway. Ioe Bokina lives in the next town. Ashfield, where he has a larm. Laura Call has a position as private secretary in the Greenfield Electric Company. loseph Amstein is a representative of the W. E. Ward Lumber Company at Indian Lake, New York. Lenora Hunkler is another member who left her home state. She has a secretarial position at Christian Sanatorium in Midland Park, New Jersey. A Iune bride this year will be Eleanor Richmond. She has been a bookkeeper in her uncle's store in Fitchburg. Gerald Churchill is working in his home town, Shelburne Falls. He is married and has a son, Robert. Another Shelburne Falls resident is Helen Booker Bush who has a son. Alice McKnight, tMrs. Leonard Easterl is living in Claremont, New Hampshire. Doris Page. tMrs. Louis Furlonl has two children and lives in Munroe Bridge. The class of l929 sends best wishes tor a successiul 1939 "Student". Margaret Smith Iones CLASS Of 1934 William Avery, graduated from Massachusetts State College at Amherst. is now assistant director at the Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster, Vermont. lohn Ball is studying for the ministry at Mars Hill College, North Carolina. Margaret Bates, now Mrs. Ray Ioy, lives in Shattuckville and has two sons. Mildred Baxter. lMrs. Donald Pikej lives in Monroe Bridge. They have a son. Richard Benton is employed by Mr. Hancock delivering milk. Page Fitty-Two William Bergman, a graduate of Massachusetts State College, is now a graduate assistant there and is also working for his Master's degree. Velma Brown works in the office of the Griswoldville Manufacturing Company. Elsie Bruffee. lMrs. Linwood Gerryj resides in Buckland and has a son and daughter. Herman Burdick resides in Northfield and peddles milk for Mr. Donahue in Millers Falls. Earl Bumap is staying in New Hampshire at present. Lloyd Bumap is employed by his uncle. Mr. Pearl Bumap, in the local electrical store. Mildred Butterfield. tMrs. Clifford Smithl is a secretary at the Irving House in Dalton. Iames Carey is now employed as a moving picture operator. Yvonne Caron is employed as secretary at the Production Machine Company in Greenfield. Noeling Carrier. married to Kenneth Scott. lives in Orange. They have a boy and girl. Iohn Chamberlain works at the Leaders Bowling Alley in Greenfield. Carolyn Clapp is now Mrs. Iohn Dargie. They live in Passumpsic. Vermont. and have a daughter. Carl Cranson. married, is teaching commercial subjects in a high school and evening school in Woonsocket. Rhode Island. Elena Dassatti. lMrs. Harold Goodnowl resides in Buckland and has a daughter. Harry Dassatti lives in Windsor, Massachusetts. He is married and has a daughter. Elaine Gagnon is employed as an operator at the Westem New England Telephone Com- pany in Shelburne Falls. Isabel Gilchrist married Robert Churchill and is now staying at the home oi her parents in Lyonsville. Marshall Iohnson works on his father's farm. Frances Iones is employed by Miss Alice Brown at the Sweetheart Tea House. Iohn Iones works for the Wholesale Drug Company in Swissvale. Pennsylvania. He is married. Erving Kendrick is employed at Schack's Electrical Shop in Shelburne Falls. Hedwig Kuczmarski is at her home in Conway. Verne Mitchell is working at home. Robert Nason. now living in East River. New Jersey. works for the Dupont Company. He is married and has a son. Edith Patch. tMrs. Snowj resides in Pepperell. Massachusetts. They have a daughter. Doris Robertson. now Mrs. John Wells. lives in Colrain. Dorothy Robertson. lMrs. Bittersl has a daughter and lives in Greenfield. Donald Peon is in the chicken business at his home in Heaih. Helen Rancourt married Edmund LaChance. They are living in Vernon. Vermont. and have a daughter. Iosephine Rancourt. lMrs. Ioseph Dunnl lives in Readsboro, Vermont. They have a son. Elizabeth Rickett works in the office of the Hunter's Machine Shop in North Adams. Miriam Shaw. a graduate oi Bay Path Institute, works in the claim department office of the Boston and Maine Railroad at Greenfield. Dorothy Spencer is employed at the Brattleboro Hospital in Brattleboro. Vermont. Hazel Streeter works in the office of Brufiee's Garage in Shelburne Falls. Walter Taylor is married and is employed at Martin's Bakery. Florence Tenney. lMrs. Galen Hasselll resides in Conway. They have one child. Donald Tower lives in Dover, New Hampshire. He is sub-manager of the Canteen Candy Company in Watertown, Massachusetts. Viola Truesdell. Mrs. Stewart Gilbert. lives in Leicester. Massachusetts. They have two children, a boy and a girl. Frederick Weston is married and lives in Connecticut. Elaine Gagnon CLASS DI: 1938 Rowland Bardwell is taking a post graduate course at Arms Academy. Dorothy Bassett is at home. Barbara Brown is at home. Harriet Bruffee is working in Shelburne Falls for her sister. Mrs. Adler. William Buker is attending Mt. Hermon School for boys in Northfield. Barbara Burdick is working for Mrs. Shippee at the Maple House in Shelburne Falls. Jacqueline Caron is at home. Alma Connelley is at home. lane Coombs is attending Russell Sage College in Troy, New York. Richard Coombs is attending Eckles College of Embalming in Philadelphia. Marion Coutu is employed in the office of the Kendall Mills. For a time she was secretary in the Academy office. Richard Coyle is working for Montgomery Ward G Company in Greenfield. Harold Crosier is attending Worcester Polytechnic Institute at Worcester. Page Fifty Three Howard Crosier is attending Mt. Hermon School for boys in Northfield. Shailer Cummings is attending Brown University at Providence. Rhode Island. Iohn Davenport is working in Shelburne Falls. Ralph Dickinson is on the home farm. Alton Downer is attending Mt. Hermon School for boys in Northfield. Marion Doyle is working in the Griswoldville Mill. Marilyn Farr is attending Northampton Commercial College at Northampton. Roylance Field is attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Troy, New York. Eleanor Fisher is attending Bay Path Institute in Springfield. Donald Gadreault plays in his father's orchestra. Edgar Gould is helping carry on his mother's farm. Edith Greenlees is attending Bay Path Institute at Springfield. Alta Griswold is at home. Amy Griswold is taking a post graduate course at Arms Academy. Sanford Hager is on the home farm. Dorothy Hall is employed in the office of the Kendall Mills. Previous to that she was at the Colrain Inn. Marcia Harris attends the Smith School in Northampton. Raymond Hodgeboom is at home. Helen Howson attends Bay Path Institute at Springfield. Pearl Iepson is at home. Ruth Kendrick is attending the Massachusetts State Teachers' College in Worcester. Lucy Laird is working in Shelburne Falls for Mrs. Albert Davenport. Marshall Lamoire is at home. Viola Lawless is attending Northampton Commercial College in Northampton. Harriet Liese is attending Atlantic Union College. Kathleen Lively recently took her first vows as a nun in the Catholic faith at House of Nazareth Convent at Worcester. Lawrence MacDonald is taking a post graduate course at Elmsford. New York. Carl Maines is at home. Wallace McCloud is a fireman at the Kendall Mills. Hubert Mockler is at home. Amelia Noga is training to be a nurse at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. Douglas Packard is working at the Baker Pharmacy in Shelburne Falls. Armondo Paoletti is taking a post graduate course at Arms Academy. Dorothy Reynolds is at home. Francis Rice is at home. Ruth Schnell is working in a doctor's office in Conway. Elizabeth Scott is attending Mrs. Daignault's School of Hairdressing in Greenfield. Virginia Shaw is attending Northampton Commercial College in Northampton. Iacob Shulda is working for the Lane Construction Company. Parker Smith is working at Martin's Bakery in Shelburne Falls. Iune Streeter is employed by the New England Telephone Company in Shelbume Falls. Ruth Suprenant is attending Bay Path Institute at Springfield. Kenneth Sutherland is attending Mt. Hermon School for boys at Northfield. Bernice Terrill is working in Greenfield. Ruth Thieringer is working in Greenfield. Russell Tirrell is working in the principal's office at Arms Academy. Anthony Tomulevich is at home. Roberta Ward is working in the Claire Beauty Shop in Shelburne Falls. Charles Waste is attending North Adams State Teachers' College. Barbara Watkins is attending Northfield Seminary at Northfield. Donald Wheeler is at home. Francis Wilder is on the home farm. Robert Williams is at home. Donald Wood is attending Deerfield Academy at Deerfield. Dorothy W. Reynolds Page Fifty-Four 1 N lx XT: X ll THE LAST SMILE The sun streamed through the lacey curtains. making intricate patterns on her cotton dress. It shed its blinding rays upon her wrinkled face, but her eyelids never flickered. Instead she seemed to be staring at it defiantly. Her withered hands rested resignedly in her lap. betraying the boldness of her eyes. Suddenly her frail shoulders shuddered. and she gathered her lavender shawl closer about her as if a draught had caught her. Then, sliding farther down into the overstuffed chair, she rested her head on its back and closed her eyes. So this was the result of years of work. of years of hope never broken with despairl Was this the way all dreams materialized? Was this the outcome of everyone's youthful resolutions? For the first time in her long life she allowed herself to admit failure. For wasn't it fail- ure to find oneself alone, and apparently unwanted, in Fairview Home for the Aged? Wouldn't one call it failure if one's own children neglected to come forward in time of need? Maybe she hadn't been a good mother, though Heaven knew she had tried. Maybe it was old-fashioned to rely on one's children. Was it asking too much of one's family to share their homes with her? Hadn't she shared hers with them? Tears seeped through her tightly closed lids and trickled crookedly down her cheeks. Slowly she opened her eyes and gazed into the distance. The sun. westward bound. glared through the window no longer, and the mountains were becoming purple and dusky. melting into the darkening sky. Somewhere outside a car stopped. For an instant hope soared in her heart once more but died quickly. A tired sigh escaped her: she started violently, for it was almost like voicing her defeat. But why not-what else was there to do? Hadn't Doctor West said when one was old there was little hope? Then why did she keep trying to encourage herself? Gradually her eyes closed again. and her arms lay limp and yielding. A pale moon peered bravely over the mountain and began its nocturnal ascent. A few courageous stars twinkled. for the night was dark and still. as if awaiting a storm. A soft wind swept over the land and blew wisps of gray hair across her face, but so tired was she that she did not bother to brush them back or close the window. Downstairs a young man was leaning over the matron's desk, talking quickly and earnestly in low tones. Suddenly the woman pulled open a drawer and started to run through her files. Finding the desired card, she rose and beckoned the man to follow her. They started up the stairs. The young man continued talking, only now he appeared to be pleadingl "But don't you understand? Of course I received her letters, but I wanted to save it ior a surprise. Doctor West told me definitely yesterday afternoon that the operation ought to be a success. He and several other doctors had talked over all possibilities and prob- abilities and decided that there would be very little risk. Don't you see, I wanted to wait till I could send her some definite news? As it is now, I can hardly wait to tell her that we'll be able to go on that trip after all, and she'll be able to see just as well as I." The matron turned to him and smiled. She knew that he meant it, and she realized that all the miserable thoughts she had entertained about this son were wrong. "This is the room. You go first." He opened the door softly and crept cautiously across the room to where the little old woman sat. "Motherl I'm herel" The moon had climbed one quarter of its way and was shining in upon her smiling face for a moment beiore it disappeared behind a cloud. He always said she had died smiling. because she knew in her heart that he would come. But he was wrong: she had passed on smiling at herself for foolishly hopingl Shirley Lowell. '39 Page Fifty-Six 1938'S HURRICANE AND FLOOD Little did I think when I saw the moving picture. "The Hurricane." that I should ever experience anything of the kind. Yet within a year after I saw the picture such a thing visited New England. and the excitement that I felt when I saw the picture was like a calm sea compared with the awe and excitement I felt on the aftemoon and night it really happened. For four days it had rained and rained and kept on raining. until I wondered if it would ever stop. As it was my first week boarding away from home I was a little home- sick, and I was beginning to wonder if the river would ever stop rising. lt rose inch by inch. day after day. until even the people who had lived near it all their IIVBB began to feel a little nervous about its ever-rising waters. On the fourth day of raln some friends and I were drenched in the downpour as we came out of the school building at dismissal: when we crossed the street we waded in water up to our knees. A BIIII wind was breaking off branches from the nearby trees. In the afternoon when I began to study I noticed that the wind was strong and the rlver was high. Dull it rained. we hdd the radio on from moming unul the electriclty was cut off ln the afternoon. and we neard reports that the water was up to the N26 flood mark and that trees Gnd buildings were being badly damaged by the terrific winds. I began to be so nervous that l C0uld hardly study. livery once in a while we would see refuse floating GOWII the rlver. Al one time we saw what I00k6Q like a lot of slabs golng ddwn. Laler we lound out that II was the roadside camp called the lndlan neselvallon, which was entirely rulned and where the one casualty of the disaster occurred. Later that night when II was QUIK and the waler was stlll rising. people began to walk the streets. when the lamlly across the street had to move out. everybody came and llelpea mem get lnelr valuables to safety. lhen several on the same stlee. uegall lu GSBBAZADAB melr valuables in order to enable them to leave quickly ln case the water rose any lllgher. une woman on the street took an old blanket and put some food alia clotnlng ID it I0 take with her ii she had to evacuate in favor of the water. AS we walked the streets we would hear first a building up the river fall into the raging muddy waler: then we would hear one down the rlver crash: every mlnule we expected to hear we knew hut what. ln addition to this people told us that Vvhitinghdm uam would break lf they QIQTII let some water out within a short time. 'l'his did not make us any less nervous. Finally at about half past ten or eleven o'clock the water reached its height: it was now level with the street on which I lived. Before midnight it had receded between two and three feet. but when they let the water out at Whitingham it came back up to the same height. By morning. however. it had receded about five feet. Much to our reliefl Wlhen I went to school I saw fallen electric light wires and uprooted trees. At school what few students were there had a grand time marching around pretending they were on a strike. Many could not get to school on account of fallen wires and trees and badly washed roads. When I came home after school I was almost sick. because I was afraid I could not get home over the weekend: I literally iumped for joy when I saw my mother and father on Friday aftemoon. I had had the experience of seeing the raging flood. but I had to wait until I got heme into the hills before I realized the damage done by the wind. Silos and farm buildings were blown over. and hundreds of trees were uprooted. I certainly hope I never see another floor or hurricane. especially the two combined. Ada Landstrom. '41 Page Fifty Seven OUR FELINE FRIENDS Dad loves animals: I adore dogs: Mother is indifferent to the whole thing: so we have cats. We have always had cats and probably always shall. Our cats have always been thoroughly anti-social. definitely unattractive, and. with perhaps one exception, of no practical value. Cats shed hairs, scratch furniture, and yowl at the most inconvenient times. They are always in when they want to be out, and they are always out when they want to be in. Worse than anything else. they have kittens lpreferably in the parlorll. Don't you love cats? As is generally known, cats have four legs-one at each corner. Each end is filled in, either by a head or a tail. They have little bristles on either side of the nose. QFor some strange reason, they heartily aislike having these bristles disengaged.J A well known adage describes the pedal extremities of the cat as "a hand of iron in a velvet glove." Nothing is truer, and the usual greeting of our sweet little puss is to plant her iron hand about two inches in our delicate tleshl Q"Oh, that this too, too solid flesh would meltl"J My first recollection of that noble beast, the cat. dates almost as far into the deep past as 1, myself. I see myself diving under the stove tGlenwood, 19133 where I would lie by the hour and purr with a sickly yellow specimen called "Dickie." fwhere do cats get their names'l'l I once declared in company Kmuch to the consternation of Materfamiliasl that to my young land innocentll mind "Dickie" possessed a striking resemblance to one of the local social butterflies. But alackl "Dickie" met the roaring death of the gas- buggyl For weeks I daily visited his lowly grave flocated between the beets and carrots in our gardenl. I used to wonder if "Dickie" went to heaven: dear reader, could you enlighten me? I have always considered it a fact both remarkable and noteworthy that in our long and honorable association with the cat species we have never gone to the cats ll said catsll. but they have always come to us. Little, scrawny. "tourist" cats, when passing. sniff and then come in. Do you suppose it's the cabbage soup or Mother's Yardley? Such was the advent into our little household of "Katze," one of the most intellectual cats I have ever had the privilege of knowing. I believe that "Katze's" poppa was a wild cat. because she would never tolerate my advances, nor those of practically everyone else. Dad, however, could usually entice her to his arms with a bit of salmon. I think there was chemical affinity between them. "Katze's" exploits as a big-game hunter seem fabulous, but I will vouch for them. "Kane," single handed, would bring back fusually dead-but not alwaysl monstrous rats. chipmunks, squirrels, and, upon one glorious occasion, a rabbit. "Katze" had kittens annually, and she used to play a kind of game with us, by depositing them in a different locality each year. We were usually able to follow her from closet to closet, but one year she stumped us. Later it was discovered that the 1932 family fit was 1932 that yearl resided in an unused stove in the attic. The doting mother made her entrances via a stove pipel As might be expected, the offspring of this unusual cat were legion. We gave away as many as possible: the undesirable remained with us. t'l'he horrible custom of drowning little innocent kittens seems to us both barbaric and iniquitous, and we are guilty of the administration of chloroform only as a drastic measure.l For that reason, our present cat is somewhat lacking in his revered mother's sterling qualities. I have observed in all my associations with felinity a decided intellect. Our cat knows the difference between Bach and Goodman. When the classics enter our abode via the ether waves. kitty sleeps peacefully: let a iam session rage, there is a noticeable twitch of the ear. When his young mistress occasionally attacks the piano, he stalks to the door and impatiently begs to be let outl In this discourse upon the physical and moral qualities of the cat, I have endeavored to show what can best be described by the German proverb, "Bei nacht sint alle Katzen grau." 0 Olive Ware, '40 Page Fatty-Eight FOREIGN CORRESPONDENCE In Arms Academy some twenty to twenty-five pupils are carrying on an entertaining and worthwhile correspondence with boys and girls of other countries. The idea started in the French department where those who were greatly interested in the French language and customs decided it would be fun to become acquainted with students in France. At first only names of French pupils were secured. Then, as letters were received, other students became interested in the project. and more names were obtained by writing to the Directory of Boys and Girls of All Nations in Boston. New we are corresponding with students, not only in France, but also in ten or twelve other countries, including Africa. Australia. British Isles. Sweden. Switzerland. and South America. In addition to le.ters, some of the corre- spondents have exchanged souvenirs. photographs, snapshots. and stamps and coins. Stamp collecting seems to be an international hobby, and our pen-pals have been generous in contributing to our collections. Luella Tetreault received as a birthday gift a beautiful. beaded, leather belt from her correspondent in Morocco. It is interesting, as well as educational. to leam the differences of opinion between people of different nationalities and some of the mistaken beliefs each has of the other's customs. For instance. Clayton Barry's correspondent in South Africa writes: "Iudging lrom the letters that some of my friends have received from their pen-pals. you people over seas seem to know absolutely nothing about South Africa. You think we are black, live as savages. and have absolutely no sense. One girl even went as far as to tell one of my friends the days of the week and the number of seconds in a minute." Pen-pals in other countries like many of the same sports as we do, but they cannot always enjoy all of them because of the climate. In a letter to Eleanor Goodnow, her friend in England writes: "I am sure I should like tobogganing and skiing if only we had the snow, but actually we haven't had any snow for nearly three years." Some of the people who are almost surrounded by warring nations feel sympathy for those who have lost their homes because of war. My own pen-pal from France wrote in his last letter: "In France we have refugee Spaniards. What a poor peoplel It is mournful to see them." When the correspondents are not quite sure of our language, they will often translate literally from their own tongue. Thus it makes us aware of the countless idiomatic phrases which we use every day and which must seem as strange to them as the following excerpts do to us: "What a weather does he do at your country?" "I am not gone at home, the last month." "Near Christmas we have a hard snowfall and since then we believed that winter was over, but last Friday snow began to fall again and it was allowed to hope to ski. However, during the whole winter there were only a few days when on snow it may be very well skied." Sentence construction is learned more easily by reading the errors of others. Anyone who has studied another language knows how easy it is to mix the agreement of subject and predicate in a sentence. If we really are anxious to leam the language, such state- ments as the following renew our hope: "My sister know no English" and "Let me tell you that your French is much better, I ask you also to tell me either my English is ever good." We hope this foreign correspondence will continue for a long time. We also would encourage more people to make it one of their hobbies, as it helps one to become better acquainted with hitherto unknown brothers and sisters. Wouldn't it be thrilling if these pen-pals should at some future time have the opportunity of meeting and further strength- ening the friendships begun at Arms? Ethna Walden, '41 Page Fifty Nino Page Sixty ADVENTURING ON FLOOD WATERS This is a true adventure which I experienced in Hatfield, Massachusetts, in 1936. I was with three companions. two of whom I shall call Nigger and Cark. The other, whom we called Shag, was a dog. I got up early and. after eating a scant breakfast. was out to see the damages and sights caused by the flood, which had reached its peak at about eleven o'clock the previous night. As I hiked along the flood-washed road which led into Hatfield from the north, I sighted the two boys with whom I had this adventure. While we were scrambling around on the ice at the edge of Hatfield Pond, Nigger suggested that we get Cark's row boat and see what we could see. We arrived at Cark's house at about seven o'clock. After taking his boat down from the second story of a shed, we put it onto a two-wheel contraption designed by Cark for this sole purpose and made our way down the main street to the pond. Here Cark and I launched the boat and bolted on the oar locks while Nigger ran home for his rifle. It was a little out of season for hunting muskrats, and Nigger didn't have a license, but adventure was ahead and such trifles did not burden our minds. We hid the rifle in the bottom of the boat, and Nigger shoved off. As Nigger was the heaviest. he seated himself in the stern: Cark took the oars: and I took my position in the bow. The air was filled with a light mist, as it was raining slightly, and there was quite a stiff breeze. which ruffled the water into tiny waves. The wind and waves were against us. so our headway was not very fast. As we made our way from the pond toward the swollen and angry Connecticut. I remember a giant elm tree about five feet in diameter, which was submerged in the flood waters to a depth of ten or twelve feet. This tree stood in the middle of an open field, and we sheltered ourselves from the wind and rain for a minute or two as we passed it. After another fifteen or twenty minutes of rowing, Cark landed us on a high part of the Connecticut's shore. We handed the dog ashore and walked along the bank, watching huge ice cakes float down the river. Nigger took a few shots at some birds riding downstream on the ice cakes, and then hit on the brilliant idea of getting out in the edge of the current with the boat and having a good swift ride. Cark was not to be stumped, so we got into the boat: he rowed upstream in the flood waters until he found a desirable place to pull out into the current. The big ice stayed in the middle of the river where the channels were. so I don't suppose the risk was very great. Nevertheless, I was a little nerved up about the idea. The ride was a swift one all right. but with Cark's rowing we managed to avoid hitting any ice or being hit by any. The current carried us downstream for about a quarter of a mile, and there Cark pulled into quiet waters in the midst of some small ironwood trees. By this time it was about twelve o'clock, and we decided to start for home. The wind was with us now, and we moved along a little faster. Nigger and I each took a tum at the oars on the way home. About half way across the pond we noticed a flat piece of ice, roughly ten feet square. which had probably backed up from the river. We decided to row onto it and have some fun. I pushed the side of it down, and Cark gave a mighty pull on the oars. We got about half on when. for some reason unknown, it decided to bob up again. It lifted the front of the boat up. and the back sank deeper, taking on a little water. This would never do: so while Nigger sat very still, Cark handed me an oar. and I pushed off. We decided not to try it again and continued our homeward voyage. Cold and hungry we landed on the main street at about one o'clock and decided that we had had enough boating for one day. Allan Kelton, '39 MY WORKSHOP My workshop is a small building in the rear ol the main house. This building ol mine is about twenty by thirty feet in dimensions. Iust recently I wired it for electricity. The wiring, of course, is not as good as a professional could do, but I have had it approved by a good electrician. In my shop I do everything from woodworking to photography. In the woodworking department I have a lathe, a iigsaw, and several hand tools. With the tools in this part of the shop I make lamps, bookcases, bookends, and radio tables. My grandfather seems to enioy working in my shop almost as much as I do. He has made several things for his home, such as a plant table and some other pieces of furniture. The carpentry part of the workshop is powered by a small one-third horsepower motor, which is used lor both the lathe and the iigsaw. In another part of my shop is the radio department. I have had several old radios to take apart or repair. Although I was told that I should not succeed in making radios work, I have finally succeeded in getting them to pull in the electrical waves from the ether. In tact, I have repaired and made work the small battery radio that belongs to the Science Department of Arms Academy. In the radio department I have such a maze of condensers, wires, tubes, and switches that anyone not knowing the layout is apt to get in a mess if he tries to fool with them. Still another department of this building is the photography room. I use this small room to take pictures in. The lights in this room make it almost as bright as day. After I take the pictures I develop them with a developing kit which I purchased recently. I can develop my lilms lor about one-third of the price that I have to pay in drugstores. I have saved the best part of my workshop till last: this is the chemistry laboratory. In this laboratory I have running hot and cold water, a gas system, several acids, an array nf test tubes and bottles. and a ten-dollar chemistry set which I bought for twenty-five cents. The water system in my laboratory consists of a large fifteen-gallon tank for cold water and a smaller tank for hot water. This system works on the principle of the syphon. The-e is a pipe that reaches to the bottom of each tank and then extends up over the top of the tank and down to a faucet. Although there is not much pressure in these faucets, the water does run fairly fast. One of mv verv best "inventions", is the gas svstem, which consists of an old oil pump taken from a Pierce Arrow motor car, a large tank from an old water pump. and a motor from a discarded exhaust fan. The principle on which this system works is the vaporization of gasoline. I vaporixe the gasoline by pumping air through the gasoline in the old tank. All of the system except the pump and motor is encased in reenforced concrete, so that in case of an explosion there would be no danger from fire. As a further precaution the system is installed outdoors in a separate building. A brooder stove from a hen farmer furnishes enough heat even in the winter. I have a visiting list in the workshop and on it are the autographs oi visitors from Brattleboro, Vermont: New Haven, Connecticut: and Springfield, New Bedford, and Shel- bume Falls, Massachusetts. I have a lot oi good clean tun in my shop during my spare time. In fact, I am sometimes "kidded" because ol my love of working in the little building in back of the main house. Winfield Peck, '39 Page Sixty Ono I LEARN TO ROLLER SKATE "Tonight we are to go roller skating." With these words still ringing in my ears, I got out my tweed skirt and suede shoes in preparation for a thrilling evening. But when we arrived at the rink and as the evening wore on, "thrilling" didn't describe my state, either mentally or physically. 'My dear, you do know how to roller skate. don't you?" asked my hostess with a beam- ing countenance. "Well, I-" "That's finel It really is simple. you know. Merely put one foot before the other and push. Nothing to it." "Yes, I--" "Well, there's Margaret. Goodbye. Enioy yourself, won't you, dear?" Enioy myself? Enjoy myselfl How sweet of herl How many people. supposedly the receivers of good wishes. have felt that the Good Samaritan idea can be carried to an excess. Like a convicted prisoner, I went forward to the inevitable. Up to that time. I believe, no one in the records of mankind had ever defied the laws of gravity as I did that evening. With one leg at a precarious angle I did the difficult "iack-knife" dive that no swimmer since has equalled. To those sages who indoctrinate the innocent with poppycock about mastering their destinies. and to Cassius. who said, "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars. but in our- selves, that we are underlings." I wish to say that it's all just "hooey." Try as I could, my luck didn't change. "If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again." More boshl Such an audience I hadl It was queer how quickly they all made way for me as I sidled down the rink. Little did they realize that they were seeing a genius "in the raw." But consider the number of great men who have been ridiculed by the populace. "A prophet is without honor in his own country." As all things must come to an end. so the party finally began to think of home and bed. With an affected air of lightheartedness and a frozen smile for the benefit of the more successful. I decided to call it a day. My suede shoes, having seen better days. were now "has beens": my tweed skirt, from hard usage, has a shiny finish: and I- How lovely seems home to the wanderer: how peaceful one's own bed when one is utterly exhausted by the vicissitudes of lifel Ioan Davenport, '40 THE BOOTBLACK On the comer stands bootblack Ioe, Who shines the shoes of those who go To night clubs, parties, or to work: The task is hard. but he doesn't shirk. His pay is small and the hours are long, But he greets his customers with a song: His friend, the policeman on the beat, Gives him money for food to eat, But he buys some flowers for his mother And a pretty toy for his baby brother. On the comer stands bootblack Ioe, Who shines the shoes of those who go To night clubs. parties. or to work: The task is hard, but he doesn't shirk. Walter Upton, '39 Page Sixty-Two CIRCUMSTANCE lim and lane Loring were the two happiest people I have ever known. lim was ambi- tious and dependable-an outstanding. successful young business man. lim liked to be the center of attraction and was. for he was a favorite of everyone. Iane wasn't like that: she was quiet-so quiet and unobtrusive that you never noticed how beautiful she was until you saw her alone-and then, after a while. you iorgot. But she was the sort you liked to have always near: when she was in the room everything seemed to shine as she sat in the chair and listened: you see. she was so completely happy that her happiness became contagious. lim and lane had one child-a beautiful little girl, who, outwardly was the replica of her mother-inwardly, why, she was Iim all over againl Iim was cashier in the town bank. lt was the prophecy of many that he would become its president before many years, because everyone knew Wentworth looked pretty bad. Nothing could possibly stop Iim Loring. we thought. Then one cold autumn day. when even the weather was depressing. the bank inspectors came to look over and check the books. Confidently Iim brought them out. After a while the inspectors worked with their mouths set in grim lines. Slowly Iim leamed that he was suspected of embezzling over S3.0U0. That night Iim kissed his wife and child, opened the door, and stepped out into the beckoning darkness. He tumed to tell them he would be back soon. That was the last any of us saw of him ior many years. Iane changed completely. She appeared for a time to be crushed by this disaster: then she got a iob. Often she talked to Leslie of him: always she protested his innocence. The winter that Leslie was eight years old Iane became very ill. She never got well. Her last words to Leslie were. "When your father comes back, tell him I knew he didn't do it. Be good to him. my dear. He has suffered, too. Leslie." Leslie hated her father from that time on. Seeing her mother die had frozen her heart: he had done this. that gay. laughing. thieving Iim. Old Wentworth rapidly lost his health after Iim's wife died. After his death a letter of his was found in which he confessed his guilt. Ioyfully Iim's friends tried to get in touch with him. but to no avail. The years rolled on and Leslie entered her 'teens-a child. yet old far beyond her years. One day a middle-aged man bearing the marks of suffering walked into a large, exclusive shop. "Give me something appropriate for a sixteen-year-old girl, will you please?" he asked the courteous salesgirl. "Have you any idea what she would like?" "Well, no-no. you see. a friend's daughter-I want to give her a present." The salesgirl selected a fat compact from a tray containing many and held it up for her customer to see. "No, that wouldn't do at all. Why, she's iust a childl" The salesgirl laughed at his stupiiied expression. "Oh, she'll like this all right: it's the very latest. All the girls love them." Ill at ease, not knowing what else to do, he bought it, feeling all the while that it was a very foolish present indeed. You see, he was thinking of a curly-headed little kid. Meet- ing a lad on the street. he stopped him to ask. "Could you kindly tell me where Mrs. Iames Loring lives?" "Mrs. Loring, sir? Why. she's dead, but her daughter, that's Leslie, lives in that big. brown house with old Mrs. Wentworth." lim stared dazedly at the boy. lane deadl Then vaguely he thanked him and walked quite a while. unconsciously. Then up the steps of the house he strode and rang the door- bell. The door was opened by the image of a young. glorified memory of lane. It seems lim had made good in one of those large westem cities and had come back to make up to lane and their daughter for all they had suffered. He was too late to make lane happy fyet, I wonder if maybe she wasn't-in that life beyondl: but there was Leslie. Of course Leslie forgave him. What else could she do? Occasionally I get a letter from Leslie. She is very happy with lim in their life out there. In the last letter Leslie sent she told me she was going to marry some young fellow. the cashier in her father's bank. Maysie Taylor, '39 Page Sixty Three ON WRITING A THEME As we enter English class some bright and sunny day our teacher casually informs us that we have a theme due in three weeks. The subiect, she tells us, may be anything in which we are interested. Immediately I make a resolution that I will tackle this theme on the next weekend and be among the first to pass it in. The weekend comes, as all weekends do, and offers the usual temptations to "take it easy" and not accomplish anything. I excuse myself by telling myself that last week was a strenuous one and I need a rest: next week I will take that theme by the "horns" and really do it. Comes the next weekend: it does absolutely no good to remind myself of my earlier intentions. because my mind just doesn't understand. Well, during the following weekend I come to my senses and declare that the weekend to come will be an ideal one for writing a theme. This time I really do start my masterpiece. I gather pencil and paper. sit down at my desk, and then busily engage myself in the task of chewing the end of my pencil. This accomplished. I must get up and sharpen the pencil. Again comfortably seated, I hear the doorbell ring: soon two of my girl friends dash into my room. At their suggestion that we make fudge, I utterly abandon the idea of ever finishing for even starting! my theme this weekend. Since the theme is due the following Friday, I try to snatch a few minutes here and there during the week to write, but with no success. Every night before I go to sleep I mull over in my mind a list of possible titles. Occasionally I strike upon a good one for at lea-xt I think so at the timel. but by morning it has so completely vanished from mv mind that r-o amount of "wracking my brain" will do the least bit of good, so I conclude that it was probably a "sour grape" anyway. Well, all this is getting me nowhere. and two days before the thina is due I begin to have qualms. I simply must think of a titlel Of course. there are rather serious essays, which I could write, but they do not appeal to me: at character sketches I am positively impossible: and the writing of poetrv doesn't interest me in the least. So I decide that it must be a short storv. Now, should it be sad. serious, dramatic. humorous. or adventurous? After having some fierce arguments with myself and pointing out the good and bad points of each, I finally decide upon an adventure story. "Time marches on," but it seems to me that it is doing a quick step. It is now the day before the "blasted thing" is due. This adventure story-where should it take place? Hav- ing read several romantic stories about pirates and eighteenth-centurv sailing vessels, I decide that the sea offers the ideal setting. However, when I make a mental survey of mv vocabulary of nautical terms, I find it is sadly lacking, and I realize that the words which would issue from the lips of my seafarina hero and villain would be the height of incon- frruity. Next. I turn my attention to the Wild West and cowboys. Since I have seen more "horse operas" than sea pictures, I am better acquainted with the language of "cow- punchers" than with that of "old salts." At last I decide that this is the field for me to write in. Having hit upon this perfectly marvelous idea. I rush up to my desk to write before the thought gets cold, only to discover that my desk is cluttered with books and papers and several miscellaneous articles that one does not ordinarily find upon a desk. After clearing it off in a slipshod manner I discover that all of my pencils and papers are downstairs. Finding these is a task in itself. but after a careful search through all my books I finally find them in the pantry where I left them when I went there after a "snack." By this time I realize that I am hungry again: therefore I take a little lunch upstairs with me. Now I am ready to do this iob the way it should be done. I write busily for approxi- mately thirty minutes when I too vigorously put a period at the end of a sentence, break a pencil, and have to get up to sharpen it. "Mom" hears me stirring around and decides that I had better come down and set the table for supper. I accept my sad fate with the air of a martyr, but after supper I "wangle" an excuse from the dishes and start composing again. Writing merrily along and living the parts of my characters, I suddenly without the slightest Page Sixty-Four warning find myself confronted with the most perplexing situation. I have Charles Clear- water, a veritable Beau Brummel, chasing Randolph Rindstone. the black-hearted villain. across the desert: I haven't the slightest idea what they are going to do next. After thinking for a while. I resort to calling up a girl friend and asking her it she has ever chased or been chased across a desert by a villain. She suggests that the villain fall off a cliff and that the hero and heroine "live happily ever after." Although the whole situation seems a bit improbable, I accept it as the only solution to my problem. and the first draft is promptly finished. I read this "unpolished diamond," so to speak, to an ever-patient mother. who gives me timely advice and helps me smooth out the roughest spots. The clock ticks merrily along: the hour gets closer and closer to midnight: I realize that I haven't done any of my other studying and that, unless I want the wrath of all the rest of my teachers on my head, I had better get started. Having done my other studying in a half-hearted fashion, I throw my weary self into bed and determine to copy the theme in school the next day. In my first study period I conscientiously copy a page and a half: then my pen with a scratch runs dry. At times like these one certainly feels like using no small amount of profane language. I search the study hall for someone with a bottle of ink, some of which I borrow. I have time to copy only a few more lines before the bell rings and the period ends. During the next study period I manage to get quite a bit accomplished. but I realize too late that I should have made a paragraph here and used a different word there. At the end of the school day I have finished my task. With a sigh of relief I place the theme tenderly upon the teacher's desk. resolving never again to leave anything until the last minute. Now, please don't get me wrong: I love themeslll Arlene Wood. '41 SONG OF THE SEA Come, let us go this fine spring day With the breeze to the dancing sea. Lookl How the waves and the sunbeams play, Dancing for you and for me. Come, let us go where the mermaids play And the white cliffs rise from the sea. We'll go where the sun sends its first lovely ray And the sea maids are dancing with glee. Come, let us go where the proud ships sail And the sea gull calls to its mate. We'll go far out o'er the boundless deep. Where the winds their tales relate. Come, let us go where the blue ocean foams. Where the waves dance wildly o'er: And we'll swim to the rhythm of the wind As it whistles its way toward the shore. Dorothy Fairbanks, '39 SUNSETS Sunsets of the spacious West, Spreading wide their blanket gold. Settle as a queen to rest Peacefully blending new and old. Sarah Richmond, '40 Page Sixty Five AN IMPORTANT ERRAND Underneath a ragged sweater one small heart beat wildly. Two adoring brown eyes followed a human dynamo of silver and blue as it rocketed from one end of the field to the other. One noisy voice added a discord to the enthusiastic cheering section as the dynamo battled his way through all opposition to score touchdown after touchdown. The same eyes were blind to the fact that his hero had just fumbled a pass. How could the wonderful Peters be wrong? The half: "Here, boy, willya take this towel out ta Peters? Well, the half'll be over before ya get startedl Say, willya look at that kid go? He looked kinda dazed for a minute." Two short legs scurried out onto the field. One freckled face was alight. Wasn't the owner of those freckles well aware that he was followed by the envious glances of those who stayed behind? Wasn't one small brain busy reflecting on the glory to be his when he got home? Peters was in deep conference. when a slight, quavering voice suddenly reached his consciousness. The heart beat more widly as the god turned around. "Thanks, kid." The sound of his voice made the turbulent heart turn a complete somersault beneath the old red sweater. Back again with friends and buddies the worshipper found himself almost the wor- shipped. He had served their god and in their estimation and his own had helped a great deal toward winning the game. Nancy Williams. '41 SPRING When the hard cold ground gets mellow. And the maple sap runs fast: When you hear the bull-frog's bellow. Well, spring has come at last. When hepaticas peep from the dead brown leaves, And the north-bound geese go past: When swallows murmur about the eaves, Then spring has come at last. lt's all very well to delight in snow And the cold wind's icy blast, But l've been thinkin': and do you know I'm glad spring's come at lastl Patrick Manning. '39 Page Sixty-Six VLQ, THE ARMS PRIMER A is for "Aggie", Athletics. and Art. B is for Biology fbetter be smartll. C is for Chemistry finteresting stuffll. D is for Dramatics fwe don't have enoughll, E is for Exams at the end of the term. F is for Faculty. gentle but firm. G is for "Geom" with its angles and planes. H is for High School with keen. youthful brains. I is for lndustry. pleasing to teachers. Iis for the Iokes that we find in the features. K is for the Knowledge we're striving to gain. L is for Lectures fsome are such a painll. M is for Music-much fun and some toil. N is for Nights when we burn midnight oil. O is for Office: keep away if you can. P is for our Parents who generously plan. Q is for Questions. hard. easy. and queer. R is for Receptions. big nights of the year. S is for Shop. a fine place we all say. T is for Time we should budget each day. U is for Useful: we all try to be. V is for Vacation when days are so free. W is for Watkins. so calm and sedate. X marks the spot we're put on if we're late. Y is for You. tall or short. tan or pale. Z is for the Zeal with which we end this talel Ioan Davenport. '40 THE PERFECT ARMS SENIOR Girl Mabel Blake's complexion Mary Wood's hair Maysie Taylor's eyes Shirley Lowell's smile Iune Gray's enthusiasm Carol McQuade's disposition Barbara Gilderdale's brain power Anna Harris's sportsmanship Gretchen Mirick's athletic skill Luella Tetreault's dancing feet lane Adams's clothes Phyllis Oates's musical skill Doris I.yman's business acumen Mary Wood's poise Shirley Lowell's tact Marguerite Call's ability to make friends Boy Leo Tetreault's complexion Donald Alden's hair Allan Kelton's eyes Raymond Berard's smile Harper Gerry's physique Albert Farrell's disposition Merton Batchelder's brain power William Riley's sportsmanship Ioseph Tomasini's business acumen Arthur March's interest in his work William Meyers's "pep" Richard Lovering's clothes Harper Gerry's athletic ability Merton Batchelder's poise Robert Scott's consideration for others Page Sixty-Eight FOUR YEARS The first sees little freshmen In gingham and short breeches Leaming all the high-school ropes With a minimum of hitches. The second is a different year. Perhaps they get a "steady:" They try to act grown up a bit. But. really. are they ready? The third is nearer heaven. They dance and have a "prom: They try to share their wisdom With Harry. Dick. and Tom. The fourth they are sophisticates. They've finally leamed the way But when the last of Iune arrives. It's their commencement dayl Olive Ware. '40 COMPENSATION Why do people argue what's best A Plymouth. a Ford. or a Dodge? It makes no difference anyway They all land in the garage. lust give me a broken down old plug And an old ramshackle hack: Then I can travel anywhere And be sure of getting back. The young man likes a car. of course When he's taking out his lass: He doesn't like a horse, because It won't run out of gas. Frederick Walker. '40 CHEMISTRY CLASS Chemistry class is lots of fun Except that most of us are "dumb:" Some get A's and some get B's. But the gang and I iust stick to C's. When an experiment comes along Mr. Frude finds something wrong. But that's his iob. as we all know. Why do you think he gets his "dough ? Francis Stone. '40 THE REASON You ask me why I feel downcast And why I seem so queer. But perhaps you wouldn't wonder If the reason you should hear. Do l act a little spiteful? Am I a trifle impolite? Well. I'll tell you why-I gormandixed On salted nuts last night. Ioan Davenport. '40 AN EPISODE In study hall The ruling is. To each and all. Mind your own "biz." No teacher's near: No one is wise. The path is clear- A spit-ball iliesl Do I feel small? Boy, was I dumb? Detention Hall. Yes, here I comel Ioan Davenport. '40 OUR BUS The bus in which we ride is old. A relic of by-gone days. Broken windows let in the cold. But its brilliant color stays. The ragged seats are ripped and torn. Better days they all have seen: Its springs. we know. are badly worn And the floor is seldom clean. All this is very bad. you say. But it's to the riders' liking. And they're sure to tell you any day That it's very much better than hikin Dorothy Peck. '40 LOGARITHMS Logarithms are something That make you want to take A little row and sink them In the middle of the lake. Olive Ware. '40 Q. LIMERICK A girl I know once baked a cake Which had a ridiculous shape. When asked. "What's the matter?" She said. "It's the batter: I tried to save 'dough' on this cake." Lowell Brown, '40 ASSIGNMENT You told me I must write some verse Or you would give me something worse I'd like to write some if I could But Nature never meant I should. Marcia Hall, '40 SCHOOL Arms Academy's a line old school Where they teach the golden rule: English. French. and all such things Are as boring as ancient kings. But algebra and "geom" are worse than that: They require a mental acrobat! Bookkeeping. shorthand. and all that stuli Are not so bad: but they're bad enough On the whole we're not misused. Though oiten we ieel that we're abused While we're here we fuss and fret. But when we leave our eyes are wet. Marion MacDonald. '40 Page Sixty Nine 1 'Nb T ,ff ,W A 'iv Q gi ., .f H- :vw 'Q INDEX T0 ADVEIQTISEIQI Aliber's ..... Amoco Station. The . . Amsden. F. H.. Co. . . Arms Academy . Ashworth ..... Avery, C. T. and Son . . Baker Pharmacy, The . Ballard. G. E. . . . . Bay Path Institute . . Becker College ...... Ben Franklin Stores ..... . Bill'sD Cleanin and Pressin YY 9 g Bob-In Beauty Shop ..... Bridge of Flowers Restaurant . . . Bruiiee Motor Sales .... Bryant. Dr. Ward D ..... Buckland Garage . . Burnap. P. N. . . . Call's Garage . . City Market, The . . Claire Beauty Shop . . Clapp. Dr. Edwin O. . . Cleary. Iames E. . . . . . Colrain Hotel ....... Columbia Fruit Company . . Copley. Thomas . . . . . Crown, G. H. . . . . Cummings. Stanley W. . Dame, Dr. L. R. ..... . Demond. C. H. and Co. . . . Dutchie's Shell Filling Station . . Eastern Textile Company . . Evelyn Beauty Shoppe. The . Fashion Shop ..... Fontaine, Louis I. . . . . Franklin Forestry Nursery . . Franklin Fuel ..... Franklin Restaurant . . Gilbert Rist Optical Co. . Goodell. Dr. E. C .... Goodnow's Express . . Gould, W C. ...... . . Gould's ............. Gray's Drapery Shop ........ Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company Guilford and Wood Horse Co. .... . Halberg, Walter . ........ . Halligan and Warner . . Hancock, Frank R. . . . Hawks, C. W. and Co. . . Hume's Service Station . . Innis. Frank E ..... Kavanagh . . Kay's Shoppe .... Kemp. B. I. ...... . Kemp's Mohawk Orchard . . Kendall Mills ...... Kinsmore Co.. The . . . Koncal. Wm. . . . Page Seventy-Two Lilly. E. W. . . Loomis. W. O. . Marble. Dr. H. B. . March. I. G .... March's Pharmacy . . . Martin's Bakery ..... Matthews. Dr. W. C ..... Mayhew Steel Products. Inc. . Memorial Theatre ..... . Men's Shop ........ Metcali Printing 6 Publishing Co. . Michelman. B. I. ...... . Miller. Philip A. .... . Mitchell. Carl P. . . . Modem Laundry . . . Mohawk Engraving . . Mohawk Park . ...... . Negus, Taylor 6. Knapp .... New England Power Association . New England Stores ..... Newell. H. and Company . . . North Adams Transcript .... Northampton Commercial College Ormond's Garage ....... Peck. C. P. 6 Sons ...... Potter. W N. Grain Stores. inc. . Rickett's Express ..... River View Farm .... Ruddock. H. S. . . Sall. Alex ...... Sawyer News Co. . . . . Schack's Electric Shop . . Shaw. the Florist ...... Shelburne Coffee Shop .... Shelbume Falls Fruit Company . Shelburne Falls Garage . . . Shelburne Summit ...... Shippee. E. D ..... Smith. Wayne A. . . Staniord. W. S. . . . . Swan. H. S. Co. . . . . Sweetheart Tea House . . Taylor, Dr. Lewis ...... Temple. Dr. I. B. ...... . Temple Perennial Gardens, The . Thompson, W. A. and R. E. . . . Tognarelli. Peter .... Trail Tire and Battery Co. . Tumbull's Ice Cream . . . Tydol Service Station . . Vogue Shop .... Wagner Shoe Stores . . Ware ........... Waste. H. L. ........ . Western Massachusetts Electric Co Westem Beef Market ...... Wainshal Furniture Company . . Willey. C. H. ....... . Wyman. W. W.. Inc .... . Yetter, the Florist . HRMS HC!-XDEMY SHELBURNE FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS f , Sixtieth Year, 1939f 1940 Rated "Class A" hy State Department of Education, Carefully planned, statefapproved courses in HoME MANAKlEMEN'F SHoP TRAINING Ac:R1cuLTuRE BUSINESS Muc:iiAN1t:AL AND FREEHAND DRAXVINU Voc1AL AND INSTRUMENTAI. Music ATHLETlClS' DRAMATICS Approved hy New England College Entrance Certificate Board. Certificates accepted hy any college which accepts certificates from any school. Prepares for entrance examinations of Colleges which require such examinations Full infurmaztion may be obtained from the principal. Page Seventy-Three Trail Tire and Battery Co. Tire Service-Battery Service-Washing-Polishing-Greasing W. E. Woods Kendall S. Woods Telephone 144-1 l 2 South Maple Street Shelburne Falls Tire and Battery Service Compliments of WESTERN BEEF MARKET Tel. 165-3 Shelburne Falls, Mass. Dining and Dancing Mohawk Park cHARLf:MoN'r, MASS. We Cater to Banquets and Private Parties Cecil Kennedy, Prop. WOMEN'S AND MISSES Compliments ol APPAREL With that ultrasmartness H. B. MARBLE. M.D. Alibefs Shelburne Falls, Mess. l Greenfield, Massachusetts H. S. Ruddock I. G. March IEWELER Barber Shop Watch, Clock and Iewelry Repairing 2 Bridge St" 'Opp' Post office Greenlield,Massachusetts Shelburne Falls, Mass. Mansion House Block Tel. 9898 Page Seventy-Four Books Stationery Typewriters Leather Giits CARL P. IVIITCHELL We specialize in Greeting Cards Dennison Party Goods AT SAWYER NEWS CO. Donald M. Swallow, Prop. Phone 201-2 PLUMBING, HEATING Remodeling. and Repairs Crane Boilers Tel. 226-3 Shelburne Falls Shelburne Falls, Massachus etts B. l. Michelman Smart Clothes For Young Men Ornamental Evergreens TREES, SHRUBS. PLANTS Rock Garden Stock Tree Acres Franklin Forestry .Nursery and Shelburne Falls, Mass. Tel. 260 Young Women Nursery on Mohawk Trail 268-270 Main St. Greenfield, Mass. One mile east of Shelburne Falls To keep healthy and well The whole year thru! Eat apples and peaches From Peclfs Valley View. C. P. Peck and Son Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Compliments of E. M. Gould Bc. Gould W. S. STANFORD Groceries. Meats, Provisions TEL. 119 Page Seventy-Five TFWELRY I E. D. Shippee The Lasting Graduation Gift N y H A nice assortment of The Westinghouse Store BULOVA, ELGIN AND HAMILTON 41 Bridge Sf- WATCHES Shelburne Falls, Mass. "BILL'S DRY CLEANING 61 PRESSING" Cleaning. Pressing. cmd Repairing oi Ladies' and Gents' Garments W k Called for and Delivered Shelburne Falls, Mags 4 Bridge St. or 9 ICE CREAM Eastern Textile Company Distributors of COTTON. SILK and RAYON DRESS GOODS Power Square Greenfield, Massachusetts Send Us Your Curtains They will he expertly Laundered Fresh and Sanitary. We know you will he pleased. ALSO Rugs, Pillows, Blankets Spreads, Quilts, etc. Dry Cleaning and Pressing All Work Guaranteed The Modern Laundry E. S. H,-.i.Lii1.1., Prop. Sliellwurne Falls, Mass. Phone l 17 Compliments of MEMORIAL THEATRE CARL NII.M.AN, Proprietor Page Seventy-Six COMPLIMENTS OF GENERAL INSURANCE Halligan 8: Warner Mayhew Steel Products, Tel. 90 Inc. 137 Bridge Street Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts N O WA D A Y S from everywhere it is Northampton Commercial College for those Who Want the most thorough business training obtainable. "The School of 'Tho'roughness" -40123 in ww FUTURE! We sincerely hope that many happy years are ahead lor all ol you. Modern inventions have brought great changes in our daily lives, will undoubtedly bring even greater changes in your lite-time. The increased use of electricity has already lightened the burden of drudgery in every home, and has brought entertainment and education at the turn of a dial. We whose job it is to bring electricity to every home hope that you will find it a means to a greater enjoyment of the good things ot life in the years to come. WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS ELECTRIC CO A Constituent of Western Mass. Co's. Page Seventy-Seven If You Have Not Seen THE TRANSCRT T Lately You have not seen the Best Local Daily Newspaper That Has Ever Been Circulated in the Shelburne Falls Area Most Complete Wtmrld News Coverage Most Complete Regional News Orpaniza' Every Evening tion in Evening Field The Cream of the country's comics cartoonsfsketches -curiosities--puzzlesH- patterns--'every day on almost every page' "Estelle's" Caturday Page for Local Fullest and Fastest News Photo Service in Women with dozens of Local contrib' Westerii Massachusetts utors, including your own neighbors Wliat's hack of it, revealed daily by three of the nation's keenest ohservers A full page every day, now literally crammed with news of the entire Deerfield Valley, emhellished hy frequent pictures of Local people and Local events. And the same spirit of friendly participation in all community undertakings that has identihed the TRANSCRIPT with Shelhurne Falls in a genuinely helpful capacity for more than 20 years of honest and interested service to the Town. The North Adams Transcript Page Seventy-Eight COMPLIMENTS OF KENDALL Griswoldville MILLS Plant Another good place to trade The Men's Shop P. R. Ioyce, Prop. "Service and Satisfaction" Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts I ames E. Cleary "The Square Deal Jeweler" Headquarters for Graduation Gifts Watches-Iewelry Greeting Cards-Gifts Compliments of The Vogue Shop Ladies' and Misses' Wearing Apparel Main Street Greenfield, Mass. PETER TOGNARELLI One hour at bowling ls an easy plan To keep the world A healthy man. FOR BETTER PICTURES ASHWORTH SHELBURNE FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS PgS tyN SAVE MONEY CONSULT Systematically and Intelligently by means ol program planning of Lite Insurance and Annuities Co. . N - stanley w. Cummings ewes! Styles ln Eye Wear 22 MGin SL Shelburne FCIUS Sheldon Block Greenfield, Mass. Yours for "Better Food" Martin's Bakery F. H. Amsden Co. Dry Goods Gifts and Greeting Cards Shelburne Falls Telephone 28-1 PLUMBING HEATING COMPLIMENTS OF TYDOL SERVICE STATION WILLIAM F. KONCAL F. E, Streeter, Prop. Shelburne Falls, Mass. Tel. 412-2 COHWUY Sifeef-Tel9Ph0He 294 Main Street Shelburne Fall G. E. Ballard COMPLIMENTS OF BUILDING . c. H. wtuey CONTRACTOR CHARLEMONT, MASS. Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts P9 vhtv Compliments from FRANKLIN RESTAURANT FRANK P. LUNARDI, Prop. . C l' l f Complunents ol omp men S O The Claire Beauty Shop W. C. M3ttlleWS, M.D. Miss Clam Read Shelburne Falls, Mass. Telephone 290 Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts 600 BAY PATH GRADUATES Obtained Permanent Positions in 1938 send for catalog BAY PATH INSTITUTE Business Training of College Grade 100 Chestnut Street Springfield, Mass. G. H. Crown THOMAS coP1.EY Clothing-Furnishings Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Headquarters for Fish and prov-ions Graduation Suits, White Flannel I House to House Service Pants and Accessories Store-10 Grave Street-Tel. 291 We will endeavor to please you Sh lb F ll , M h r Shelburne Falls, Mass. Tel. 217 e ume Q S 'Issac use' S Page Eighty-One Columbia Fruit Company Located in Shelburne Hotel Homemade Ice Cream Special prices for parties. All kinds of fresh fruit in season. Good line of CANDY in bulk and fancy boxes. All kinds of Tobaccos, Cigars and Cigarettes. Try our fresh "BUTTER- KlST" POPCORN. Nardi 61 Ferary, Props. 46 Bridge St. Shelburne Falls Diamonds, Watches. Clocks. and Iewelry B. I. KEMP Kodaks and Supplies Rickett's Express W. P. Ricicett, Prop. Bah-Bn Erautg Shun Specializing in ELEc:1'Roi.YS1s The only permanent method of removing superfluous hair Moving. Trucking Frederick's Vita Tonic-Vitron E bl' h d 1899 , sm is e method of Permanent Wavmg 4 Main St. Shelburne Falls Tel' 359 Shelburne FG lls DUTCHIE'S SHELL FILLING STATION LEON ZRAUNIG, Prep. LYONVILLE Tel. 45-12 cceiremi MASSACHUSETTS Wayne A. Smith The Store of Quality GRISWOLDVILLE Telephone 40-2 fColrainJ MASSACHUSETTS WAINSHAL Furniture Company Compliments of Complete Home Furnishers L. R. Dame, MD. 377 Main St. Greenfield, Mass. Phone 3015 Page Eighty-Two The Kinsmore Co. Millinery - Hosiery Underwear and Fancy Goods Shelburne Fctlls, Mcrss, W. O. LOOMIS INSURANCE Shelburne Falls, Moss. SHELBURNE FALLS FRUIT COMPANY Quality Ice Cream The Fashion Shop Smart Students' Clothes Ask lor our Fresh Fruits ot all kinds in seas Special Students' Discounts Good Line of Candy. Cigars and Tobacco 26 Chapman Street Greenfield, Mc r r K QGRA Vw .ff ullh 1 X R Q I ' A Z 1"'.A1V O 'AI:.: ll- - Q06 Vg-f lwu, ,..,, X P g Eghy'l'h Compliments of DR. KEMP'S MOHAWK ORCHARDS SHELBURNE MASSACHUSETTS ROGER E. PEER, Mzmugcr GO0DNOW'S EXPRESS Cabins Camping Rest Rooms SHELBURNE SUMMIT Conway Street Shelburne Falls, Mass. 3 Miles West ol Greenfield HAWK TRAIL ROGER GOODNOW, Proprietor on MO Souvenirs, Moccasins. Indian Goods TRUCKING Distinctive Gifts F. U. FISH, Prop. Greenfield,MaSs. Tel. Shelburne Falls 196-3 Norge Refrigerators Norge Electric Ranges Norge Washers Norge Ironers Norge Heaters Philco Radios Crawford Coal and Wood Ranges Glenwood Coal and Wood Ranges Florence Stoves and Heaters Oil Bumers Compliments of Colrain Hotel Colrain, Mass. Telephone 50 P. N. BURNAP ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES A. BLANCHETTE, Prop. Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts b WARE ff C. W. Hawks G Co. EJ Z fo' Fuel E INSURANCE Since I874 E Of All Kinds E Coal-Oil-Coke AG H. G. Hoyt or H. W, Ware H Page Eighty-Four THE BAKER PHARMACY E. W. BENIAMIN, Prop. GRADUATION GIFTS Developing and Printing. Copies and Enlargements "Everyday" Greeting Cards New and Complete-Prompt Service POHN 26-2 SHELBURNE FALL, MASS. Frank H. Hancock Dr. Edwin O. Clapp Pasteurized Milk cmd Cream Dentist Telephone 195 Over Savings Bcmk Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts JYfetcaQf 79rzhtz'ng er Tublzlrlzzkzg Go. College and School Printing PHONE 1817 51 Clerk Avenue Northampton, Mess P g Eghylf' PHILIP A. MILLER My ONLY Business is INSURANCE Phone 456 6 Severance Street Shelburne Falls COMPLIMENTS QF W. A. 8: R. E. Thompson . GENERAL YETTER The Florist 226 Main Street Greenfield, Mass. Flowers for All Occasions Cobain, Mass. Refrigerators Costs less to own. Uses less current, oil-cooled, so quiet, never needs ailing, hermetically sealed. Five years' guaranteed service Ormond's Garage Dodge Plymouth Sales and Service MACMILLAN RING-FREE MOTOR OIL Schack's Electric Shop Shelburne Falls, Mass. Tel. 199 Shelburne Falls Lou Kavana h NEW ENGLAND STORES g Lyonsville, Massachusetts Tl'eGd6GSY1 Ai!-Tied' R. D. SCOTT, Proprietor Kreider-Creveling' Peter Pan. Great Scott Groceries and Provisions SHOES TELEPHONE 14 13 Chapman St. Greenfield, Mass. Pago Eighty-Six r g l' 'F Gray's Drapery Shop - Curtains Draperies Window Shades Venetian Blinds A I 57? 35213, H. L. Waste Printing House 281 Main St. Greenfield, Mas de otra manera Waterstrcet GREAT ATLANTIC G PACIFIC TEA COMPANY Sweetheart Tea House R. C. Churchill W. E. Miller. Mgr. 1 State St. Tel. 265 Bridge St. Shelburne Falls, Mass. Your Graduation Deserves an Elgin I'r's A GIFT or TRADITION Tiny graceful Elgins for young women- Trim handsome Elgins for young men. You'll find them here. And they're moderately priced too! Also many other beautiful gifts to choose from. W. C. Gould, Watchmaker Iewelry and Gifts "Where you can buy with complete confidence' P q EghyS See The New CHEVROLET "' X- A f A ' lr- ' 1:1 AND LEARN WHY Chevro1et's The Choice New VdL'1L1L77l Gear Shift New Longer Riding Base New Bodies by Fisher New .KObSCT1ldfll7H Car" Visibility Chevrolet's Famous Valve-in-Head Six Engine Pertected Hydraulic Brakes--Tiptoe-matic Clutch Come in and see the New Chevrolet or Look Over Our Selection of Choice Used Cars SHELBURNE FALLS GARAGE j. M. BLASSBERU, Prop. X V 31 PHONEI ALWAYS OPEN .D..- 94 TO SERVE YOU f CHEAl0IU53f SHELBURNE FALLS, j0 MASS, Visit the General Motors Building at the WorId's Fair Page Eighty-Eight Dial 3740 The City Market The Evelyn Beauty Shoppe Nation Wide Store Experts in Permanent and Finger Waving G ' M t -F' h Open Evenings-Woolworth Bldg. rocenes? ea S ls 178 Mein si. Greenfield, Melee. Vegetables R. I.' Messer, Prop. Specialists in Beauty Culture X Tel. 133 Shelburne Polls, Mass YoUR success WILL BE MEASURED BY YOUR EFFORTS J v N I f . . C K Your high school I.,l"ldll'lIIOll is the foundation on which your friends 5- will expect you to build '1 successful career. I - If the profession of business appeals to you as your steppingfstone to success, let us help you to prepare through one of the following college-grade courses' ACCOUNTANCY BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SECRETARIAL SCIENCE Catalog on Request BECKER COLLEGE Of Business Administration and Secretarial Science WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS BRUFFEE MOTOR SALES "Watch the Fords go by" Telephone 250 Shelburne Polls, Moss. MARCH'S PHARMACY Two doors from Post Office E. C. I ' MD- Eastman Films Films Developed and Printed Telephone 124 in 24 hours Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Shelburne Falls Massachusetts Page Eighty-Nine The Temple Perennial Garden MRS. D. F. TEMPLE, Prop. Specializing in Hardy Herbaceous Perennials Annuals-Vegetable Plants COFFEE SHOP Shattuckville, Mass. Tel. Conn, BUCKLAND GARAGE HOWARD R. IENKINS, WALTER A. POLLARD, Props, General Repairs GOOD GULF PRODUCTS Road Service Delco Batieries. Gas. Oil, Tires, Accessories C. H. DEMOND 6: CO. Stationery Royal and Corona Portable Typewriters 391 Main Street Greeniield. Mass. MONUMENTS H. s. SWAN co. NEGUS, TAYLOR sz KNAPP Furniture lnc. Carpets, Curtains, Wall-Paper Shelburne Falls Undertakers and Funeral Directors and Greenfield Massachusens Shelburne Falls, Massachusetls C l' t f Omp lmen S O Compliments of BEN FRANKLIN STORES l. B. TEMPLE. M.D. Patronize Your Local Sp-104-to S1.00 Shelburne Falls' Mass' T914 203-3 Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Page Ninely Hume's Service Station At c. HUME State Street Shelburne Telephone 238-2 Falls LEWIS TAYLOR, M.D. 479 Main Street GREENFIELD, MASS. Office Hours 2 to 4 P.M. Daily And by Appointment Tel. 3283 Reg. No. 10551 .Quality Always Pays STETSON HATS ARROW SHIRTS HOLE-PROOF HOSIERY I. L. Taylor Co.. New York Made-to-Measure Clothes FRANK E. INNIS Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts A Good Place to Eat BRIDGE OF FLOWERS RESTAURANT IENNIE M. IACKMAN, Prop. Compliments of C. T. AVERY 6. SON Fort Morrison Farm COLRAIN, M ASS. WOMEN'S AND IVHSSES Street and Evening Gowns 'The place where you will never find two garments alike Kay's Shoppe 35 Federal Street Greenfield, Massachuset t Compliments of River View Farm H. R. Donelson and Sons COLRAIN, MASS. Page Ninet y-One THE AMOCO STATION Auto Repairing Walter Halberg and Beef. Pork, Lamb, Poultry. Ham. Battery Service Sausage, Groceries Sh lb F ll Stme Street e mme G S Fresh Fruit and Vegetables in Season C. R. IUDKINS, Prop. ALEX SALL H. Newell 8: Company Hardware, Paints. Oils. Progressive Shoe Shop Vamishes 26 Stale Sf' Shelburne FGHS Wall Paper, Agricultural Implements Seeds First Class Shoe Repairing Shelburne Falls, Mass. Guilford 8: Wood Horse Co. F. S. WOOD, Proprietor COAL OIL Heating Equipment Arms '05 Horses of All Kinds . Franklin Fuel Company Phone 19 Shelburne Falls CONWAY ST. Srlmmvnwn FA1.x.s Louis I. Fontaine 7 Williams Street DE SOTO Shelburne Falls PLYMOUTH Page Nine ty-T WO COMPLIMEN TS OF The New England Power Association PQN yTh Best - of - Luck Wagner Shoe Stores W. W. Wyman, Inc. General Contractor Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts W. N. Potter Grain Stores, General Repairing Inc. and Wirthmore Feeds United MOIOI Se1'VIICe Flour. Grain, Ha and , If Cal1's Garage Masons Supphes 42-2 Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts COLRAIN, MASS Phone 57 for FLOWERS CORSAGES PRESENTATION BOUQUETS SICK-ROOM ARRANGEMENTS SPECIAL DESIGNS PLANTS FOR EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DECORATING SHAW FLUIQIST Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Compltmcntx of Compliments of E. W- Lilly DR. WARD C. BRYANT Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts Osteopathic PIIYSICIGD TEL. Z4-2 GREENFIELD, MASS. 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