Arnold College - Fall In Yearbook (Milford, CT)

 - Class of 1948

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Jan. I94-8 -- Dear Diary: Back on fhe snow-covered campus once again and from all appear- ances fhe boys are nof afraid fo wear fheir Xmas fies and socks when away from home. H Social acfivifies are cuf fo a minimum and fhe midnighf oil is burn- ing long afferward, for fhe dark and sinisfer shadow of examinafions has spread over Arnold. Beffy Shields, queen of Sfamford, was elecfed leader of fhe girls' dancing group. The pressure is off, examinafions are over and everyone has been issued "weekend passes". lncidenfally, as a class l did all righf in achiev- ing scholasfic honors. No vacafion befween semesfers fhis year. The gymnasium is coming along in fine sfyle- Unusual weafher is nof helping maffers any, however. Feb. l948 -- Dear Diary: Sfarfing down fhe homesfrefch of fhe Junior Year. If if gefs any colder blankefs will have fo be boughf for fhe horses in 'rhe gym. The fronf office dropped a curriculum bombshell and everyone was radio-acfive for days. ln going over fhe books if was discovered fhaf fhere was a shorfage of poinfs for all in fhe "gym" course. This prob- lem, so-called, was debafable and our forces were musfered and by a series of discussions we had fhe office iusf where 'rhey wanfed us. The new gym classes can be seen in session any day befween fhe hours of I P.M. fo 3 P.M. Thanks fo Frank Bufcher, Frank "Spec" Shea, ace New York Yankee pifcher, paid Coach Sfoviak's coaching class a visif and conducfed a clinic on mefhods of pifching. Mar. I948 -- Dear Diary: . Don"I' look now buf l fhink fhe snow is beginning fo disappear and fhe sooner 'rhe beffer. When fhe fide is righf fhe mud in fhe parking area is up around fhe ankles. Pres. Bob Carmody-represenfafive, wifhouf porffolio, frekked fo New York Cify fo have a looksee info a meefing of Easfern Educafors. Bob was appoinfed Secrefary of one of fhe panels discussing fhe sub- iecf of "Sfudenf Council". When Bob refurned fo Arnold he gave an inferesfing reporf of his learning and in some insfances enlighfenmenf. Everyone is in sympafhy wifh him because fhere is a fhree fhousand word reporf he musf wrife and submif fo fhe heads of fhe convenfion wifhin fhe week.

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Nov. I947 -- Dear Diary: Aufumn, as only can be found in New England, has seffled upon fhe campus and fime fo fake fhe old racoon coaf ouf of mofhs has arrived. Revival of fhe school's oufsfanding Gym Team under Coach Carl Veifh and Capfain Ace Berfrand has caused a flood of requesfs for fhe feam's personal appearance fhroughouf fhe sfafe. AI Chasnov and George Maddocks are fwo of Ace's sfar performers. Acfing on fhe suggesfion of Sam Volo, Miss Baldwin, my favorife insfrucfor and mosf ardenf roofer, arranged a visif fo wifness a session of fhe Unifed Nafions. Affer elaborafe plans were made fhe unpredicf- able diplomafs had a change of plans and relucfanfly, fhe frip was called off. For fhose inferesfed in domesfic subiecfs, "Chef" Earl Bellia, one of my versafile members spoke on fhe arf of preparing spagheffi. Bellia was immediafely exfended and accepfed an invifafion from Miss Baldwin fo prepare fhis dish for a selecfed group of connoisseurs of food. The four walls of fhe new gymnasium are now sfanding buf if is very doubfful whefher Arnold will be able fo play any of ifs home baskefball games in if fhis season. Have my bags packed and all ready for fhe Thanksgiving recess. Dec. I947 -- Dear Diary: Brrrrr! Winfer is wifh us. Snowshoes, mufflers, miffens and ear muffs are fhe vogue of fhe day. The "new look" is more pracfical fhan fash- ionable for fhe girls during fhis weafher. The spirif of Chrisfmas is beginning fo fake effecf and if is geffing more difficulf fo concenfrafe on sfudies. Speaking of sfudies, a new insfrucfor Tuffie Maroon has faken over a couple of Mr. Glasser's classes. A gala Chrisfmas parfy was given af fhe Milford Town Hall before a capacify crowd. Affer many monfhs of dickering, fhe sensafional dancing group "The Gruesome Eighf" lBlake, Bufcher, Chop, Falcigno, Kul, Leary, Garrify, and Crisafil consenfed fo appear. They came direcf from fhe basemenf of fhe fown hall fo score a smash hif. On fhe serious side of fhe ledger, fhe Class of '49' sponsored a drive fhaf neffed bofh food and money for fhe purpose of disfribufing baskefs of food fo unforfunafe families who mighf ofherwise have been forgoffen during fhe Chrisfmas Season. Off for fhe Chrisfmas vacafion and a dafe wifh Sainf Nick and fhe New Year.



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A new course, faughf by Mr. E. Forfney enfifled "Marriage and fhe Family", is proving fo be a very popular one. Mosf of fhe boys are now finding ouf whaf fhey should have known before "popping" fhe quesfion. Before I forgef, four of my mosf eligible men joined fhe ranks of fhe benedicfs during fhe year. They are J. Donahue, G. Esposifo, D. Mulcahy and E. Jeremiah. Oh well, one can'f learn everyfhing in fhe classroom. lf's off fo hunf Easfer eggs now unfil April Sfh. April l948 -- Dear Diary: A Spring! And a young man's fancy furns fo baseball-Here af Arnold, fhaf is. The big black headlines in fhe daily newspapers are keeping fhe boys from discarding fheir Khakis and Blues. Some coun- fries sfrive foward peace while ofhers wanf "piece". A piece of anyone else's land fhey can grab. Through fhe efforfs of Miss Baldwin and Charlie Byron, a very dis- finguished visifor appeared during fhe American Liferafure class. He is one of Life Magazine's senior wrifers, John Chamberlin. Mr. Chamber- lin conducfed a period of quesfions and answers. He did all fhe answer- ing and capfured fhe inferesf and respecf of all fhose who affended. The Prom Commiffee announced fhe dafe and place of fhe forfh- coming annual "Junior Prom" Dafe: May 7fh Locafion: Hofel Taff, New Haven Dress: Formal Looking forward fo a wonderful fime! May l948 -- Dear Diary: Whaf fo do fhis summer is fhe "Sixfy-four dollar quesfion" fhese days, for everyone is ready fo head norfh, easf, soufh and wesf. The Junior Prom is now a fond memory, fhe five-dollar corsage has been filed befween fhe pages of fhe largesf book, and if will probably be anofher year before fhe soup and fish is donned again. The Prom, as expecfed, provided fhe highlighf social evenf of fhe season and lef's hope if sef a precedenf for all fufure proms. Thanks, once again, fo fhe Prom Commiffee. If doesn'f seem possible fhere is buf one more year fo go and fhen ouf info fhe cruel, cruel world. Yes, diary, when l refurn fo Arnold in Sepfember l will be a senior and l fully infend fo conducf myself as one.

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