Farmington High School - Student Yearbook (Farmington, CT)

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- . - 4 K 1 . 1 X 5 1 ' x 4 v f . N K r w A 1 Wu QIIHHHIIIIllIII!IHHIIIIHIIIHlllllHIIIIIIHIIIIHIIHIHIIIHHIIHIIIIHIIlllllllilllllllllHIIHHHIIIIIIIIHHHIIIIlllllHI!llllIIIIIIINHI!IIIIIHIIIHIIII!HI!!HHIlllllllllllllllllllIllllIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIEE 2 IN APPRECIATION 5 2 OF TI-IE MANY HoURs OF SINCERE EFFORT 2 5 SPENT POR OUR HAPPINESS I 5 I AND OF THE DEEP PERSONAL INTEREST A 3 E IN THE SUCCESS OE . 5 .. OUR SCHOOL in E RESPECTFULLY DEDICATE THIS ISSUE . E E OF 2 I The Farmington Student EZ 5 TO OUR I 2 2 SUPERINTENDENT 5 2 WILLIAM H. MANDREY 2 EHIHHHIIIIHHHHHIIIIHHEIIIIllIlIIEIHIIIIIIHIIHIIIHIIHHHIIHIHIISHHIIHIHHIIHIlliIiIHNIIl1llIl!'l!I!iiiiIW!IHliilfffiIIIIIIIHYHIHIIHIEIIHIHIIIHIHIHHIIIIIHIHIIHIIIHIIHIIIIHIIIIIIIIE 9 1 I , .4A Y V g- 1- A f armingtnn ,ituhent S i 5f6.ivFE 5'cx' "A i 8-:Sf?::'-'E-:'!g"qim.Q97iI-25' YY, V I THE STAFF Back Row lLet to right,-Allan, Watson, John Ryan, Bertrand Dillon, John Dillon. Second Row QLeft to rightj--Renta Thompson, Elsie Nelson, Mary Lauretti, Sarah Mille1'. First Row 1Left to right!--Gertrude King, Elizabeth Flood, Elizabeth Lee, Christine Young. Editor-in-Chief--Elizabeth Lee Assistant Editor-Gertrude King CLASS Emmons F reshnmn--Elsie Nelson Juniors-Christine Young Sophomore-Mary Lauretti Senior-Reata Thompson Athletic Editors-Allan Watson and Elizabeth Flood Joke Editor-Bertrand Dillon BUSINESS llflANAGERS Mclnager--Johll Dillon Assistant Mazmgers--Iolm Ryan and Sarah Miller 2 Q ...... 1926 DZEQZT - Y .... 'f' I EDITORIAL I V gl VERY year we work to make our Farmington Student better. 'Tofdok this we need all the school spirit thatpupils can give. For a school paper reflects the success of the school, which is brought about by school spirit. ' Often I have wondered just what this phrase means. In all that I have read, I have never found anything which characterizes true school spirit 'better than these lines from Shakespeare: g . "To thine own self be trueg And it must follow, as the night the day, 'Thou canst not then be false to any manf, School spirit is loyalty to your school and to yourselfg it is pride in your work, it is willingness to see the good, ability to see the good, in your school, it is the attempt to raise the standard of your school. It is the best that you can give in return for what has been done for you. Often it is not only those who hold the highest offices or play on the athletic teams, or obtain the highest rank, who have true school spirit, for those who go their owntquiet way, and offer their best, may possess this ideal, for he who does not do his best, and his very best-fails. As we go on in life, this quality ceases to become "school" spirit but develops into something infinitely better and greater--citizenship and true Americanism. There is always room in our school for school spirit, and yet the pupils of old Farmington High, which we Seniors sadly leave this year, possess it in no small degree now. In behalf of our school we wish to thank Miss Baker for her help, which has been indispensable in preparing this paper, and Mr. Gregory, who has evinced so great an interest in all school affairs. To the public we offer our sincere thanks for their support during the year. I THE EDITOR. 3 4-1 F i jtarmmgtnn ,ituhent .s cava-Q-e. e?a-' 4:"?S'ss.2-ivb :,QI,,,.31 ARMINGTON is building a new high school at a cost of S5200,000. We believe that this will be one of the best, if not the best small high school buildings in New England. This sum of money represents only the first S N "RQ cost-it does not include the expense for additional teachers and mainte- nance. It expresses the townis attitude toward its youth. It signifies a desire to offer you every possible opportunity for securing the finest type of secondary education. We may have one of the best buildings. Will we have one of the best schools? This building and the sacrifice of the community stand as a challenge to every student of Farmington High School. It is largely up to you. To a considerable extent it is a matter of two things-attitude and spirit. These find their expression not only in the evidences of your "pep" but in your point of view toward your teachers and your work. A school with a good spirit is an institution where the student places the welfare of the group before personal benefit and consideration. He thinks first of the group then of self. He tempers his acts and conduct by a careful analysis of public criticism and approval. He "stands by", going down in defeat or rising on the crest of victory with the varying fortunes of his school. He is a generous winner, a sportsmanlike loser. Defeat spurs him to renewed effort, victory helps him appreciate the fine qualities of those whom he struggled against as well as the loyalty of those who fought by his side. Failure and success is largely a matter of your attitude. A school with a right attitude can't fail, for every reverse serves as an incentive, not as a check, to higher and better goals. A school with a spirit is a school with a reputation. If a high school dares to claim success, it must develop the right spirit and attitude on the part of its students. These things will not come as a result of book learning or classroom lectures. Teachers may be able to help by timely advice and suggestion, but still the major part of the task is in your hands. Yes, we are going to have a fine building. Will YOU help make a fine school with a splendid spirit which will merit the approval and respect of our neighboring schools? W. H. MANDREY. TO F. H. S. What is that which morning sunbeams Shine upon today? 'Tis the emblem of our knowledge And we are proud to say: Raise a chorus Keep it ringing Loud her praises tell. Hail to thee, beloved High School! Hail to thee, all hail! DOROTHY RICE, 1929. 4 , 71. - f, , ,s jfarmingtun ,ituhent Q i?gvZr e S-.?'5De-'wuziilb OUR LITERARY SECTION OUR GREATEST GLORY ei ARLY in the afternoon the sun dimmed and soon was seen no more. S1 Gradually the wind rose: first, it whined and moaned softly in the pines, then, it shrieked, its shrill cries growing louder every moment as it swept 9 ' ' through the forest behind our camp. Black clouds piled up from the horizon to the zenith, their blackness emphasized by a vivid streak of light at the edges. Branches creaked and groaned as they tossed in the wind. Darker and darker grew the day. Weird sounds began to come from the huge chimney in the living room, as they always did when the winds rose high. Secure in our sturdy cabin, we awaited the approaching storm, all of us awed and some not a little frightened, by the disturbance of the elements. Suddenly, like a great flaming sword swung with a firm, relentless arm, a blinding flash of lightning rent the blackness followed by a deafening peal of thunder. Then the rain poured down seeming to fall in sheets. In a brief instant of light we caught a glimpse of the forest bending before the storm, the brook filled to over- flowing, rushing headlong down the slope, then all was dark again. In the distance, above the roar of the' storm, we could hear the dull, heavy thud of great trees as they fell to the ground, or the crackling sound made when lightning strikes. Flash followed flash, the thunder crashed, rolled away and crashed again. Another exceptionally brilliant flare showed us again, the towering forest drenched with rain, and filled with grotesque shapes of storm-tossed branches. For more than an hour the elements battled fiercely, but at last seemed to tire themselves. As suddenly as it had begun, the rain ceased. The clouds parted and swiftly drifted away, the sun burst forth in a flood of ,golden light. A rainbow appeared glowing and fading in the east, a vast ark of irridescent color melting into the blue background. Raindrops glittered like countless diamonds as they fell from the leaves, the air was permeated with the fresh, fragrant odor of damp earth. Tiny rivulets trickled down the hills, birds sang their evening hymns, over everything was a silvery- green haze made by the fading sunlight on the wet foliage. In a blaze of red and gold the sun sank to rest. Long after the bright clouds lingered, giving promise of a pleasant morrow. Then, walking into the woods a short distance I found a great oak uprooted, once it had been a gigantic tree-tall and sturdy-bearing the marks of great age, and looking as though it had defied many a storm in its day. As I looked at this fallen monarch, a vision of Life rose before me and I compared, with this m'ighty oak, heroic men who had weathered the storms and sorrows of life, and had come out victorious, or falling, had not lost their courage, but had striven to regain their former position. Thus, for the first time I realized the full significance of an ancient proverb, given to the world by a great teacher countless ages ago-"Our greatest glory is not in falling, but in rising every time we fallf' ANNA FLOOD, 1927. 5 , l4 f Y - f - A ,s armingtun Gituhent q'S-issue-vfff-Eiie-f.a-"1 ki?-E21-'?sstu:-s-Serb DANCING LIGHTS ,TN UMMER vacation had 'ust started and it seemed, lookinff at three irls . . 1 . . Q g fag, lounging in steamer chairs under the trees, that 1t was being fully appre- Wiia-. eiated. The girls, Anne, Mary, and Betty, had been discussing, with a " N A great deal of animation, the camping trip, which they, with another girl, were goinff to take. D 'SI do wish Frannie-Y' Anne got no further for a fourth girl came around tl1e corner, threw herself on the grass, and her remark started a babble. A "Whew! it's hot. Girls, I can go. I'n1 so glad. Let's start the sixth of July and so miss all the traffic over the Fourthf' So it was decided and on the morning of July sixth, these four girls started off on their first camping trip, a small lake upstate being their objective. Nothing of any importance happened on the trip, unless having to change a punctured tire would be called an important event. On the third day of their trip, they came to the lake and drove almost all the way around before they found what suited them. They finally found a pine grove, with a clearing just large enough to pitch camp, on the shore of a secluded cove. Everything was perfect, made especially for them, the girls declared. During the day everything was fine but that night, as the girls were sitting around the camp fire, queer blue and violet lights began to glide over the water. It was Mary who noticed them first and consequently dropped her marshmallow in the fire. 'LLook at those lights. They seem to be coming out of the woods at the end of the cove. Now it's blue, no green, no-, oh I don't know what color. Anne bring a flashlight quickly." "You're seeing things, Mary. Oh-h-h, I do see it. Quick, Anne, with the flash." Betty, who said that, was the youngest of the group and very imaginative. "Let's investigate," said Anne, coming out of the tent with two flashlights and a lantern. "Nothing doing tonight. If you want to go chasing a dancing light and fall into holes and all that, I'm sure I don't,i' declared Frannie. "Daylight is better to find things by, anyway? "I say that, too," came Betty's voice, in a whisper. - "Come, brace up, 'Bet'. remember you're not a green freshman any longer." "You havcn't much to say, Frannief' snapped Betty. The next day the girls tramped all around but found nothing but some things left by chance picnickers. However, the lights continued every night and the girls were getting so frightened that they vowed they were going home if the lights didn't stop. Then IT, fBetty always reminds people that the word is capitalizedj, hap- pened, exactly one week after the girls first saw the lights. Mary, the lover of sweets, was toasting her marshmallows over the fire a.nd the other girls were sitting around, chiding her about her appetite, and watching for their fairies, as they laughingly called the lights. Soon they appeared, danced a very few minutes, then stopped. Almost immediately there was a crashing in the woods directly in back of the tent. This time the girls did not wait for daylight, but snatched their flashlights and went back to where the noise was coming from. 6 1' -7- 4 armingtan ,ituhent :sf-rags-'z-6iq'l'C:2.?Z""" "' 3:?S-.2s?'f?2riif-'B-3:6 f is There, entangled in the bushes, they found a ragged, old man. His hair was long and ill kept, his beard, a dirty gray, and his face and hands streaked with dirt and scratched by the bushes. "I've found it, I've found it. I have it now. Keep away, let me go, I know what it is. Blue plus violet with a little green, that's it," thus was this man raving as the girls approached. "What shall we do? He,s crazy and we are miles away from help." Betty was again starting her bewailings. This time the girls did not bother to scold for they all realized the danger. "Give me food, lim hungry, starved-but I must go on. How can gl? Give me foodf' the man kept on raving. Now Frannie took the initiative and said, 'iAll right, we'll give you food, if you come this way," and turning, she led the way back to camp. There two girls started to fry some bacon while the other two guarded the man. At last he was through and the girls begged to hear his story, saying they would take him where he wanted to go. He agreed and this was the tale he told: Q " 'Way back in '65, when I was in the battle of Gettysburg, I saw some queer lights and ever since then I have been experimenting to find the most uncanny light in the world and now I have it. Hooray! blue plus violet with a little green." It was told concisely and connectedly enough yet the girls knew he was not all there and in a hurried council, they decided to guard him during the night and start off for the nearest city early in the morning. In the city it was found that this man was supposed to have been killed in the Civil War, for no one had ever heard of him since. The authorities thanked the girls heartily for their service and bravery and promised correct treatment for him. After this they were all going back again to camp but nothing else happened during their stay. The girls always say they liked their "dancing lights" and will never admit how often they were tempted to leave during the first week. CHRISTINE YO UNC, 1928. TO THE SENIOR CLASS OF F. I-I. S. Oh, seniors, dear, of F. H. S. You now must leave foreier, From the ranks of a school you honor To a place, some know not where, It is hard, no doubt, to see you go, But we know you can do none other Than leave a hearty greeting to The ones who'll follow in your steps. You have toiled in gay contentment And have met with true success. Step by Stepn you'll onward go Yet in Life's future days we know That class of seniors ever gay Will ne'er forget us, ne,er a day! EMMA THARA U, 1927. 7 ,tm - ,ilfarmiugtnn ,fituhent s 4fi1'swe-'.af2!R.f?2'?QFQe-vc9esfes2: '-s..:zs.-s:a-a "A MIDNIGHT PROWLER" ARRIS, please come home, we have been disturbed by noises and lights around the barns and stables every night, the boys are worried," so his Z wife wrote. Therefore he hurried home on the next train. P' W 5 When Harris Wezman drew near the peaceful farm buildings lying in the afternoon sun, he laughed at his fears, all seemed so peaceful and still. But that night evidently there was some trouble, the horses stumbled in their stalls as they rose to their feet. Harris Wezman drew on his clothes, lighted the lantern and sought the cause of the disturbances. He found an old tramp lying at the foot of the ladder that led to the old carriage room. The man was in great pain and Harris decided he must have a broken leg. Having summoned assistance Wezman had the man carried to the house and the doctor called. The next morning the tramp refused to talk, only saying to summon the con- stable and guard the carriage room that night. Much perplexed Wezman did as requested. That night four men were taken to the lockup. Still the affair remained a mystery. What they wanted, what connection there was between the tramp and the other trespassers could not be discovered. In the village the excitement died down. One day, however, the old tramp was able to walk with a crutch. He followed Wezman to the barn and there on the old ladder he confronted Wezman abruptly: "See here, I'm your Uncle Angus Harding who disappeared several years ago, when l was a boy and lived on this farm, I made a collection of rocks, fossils and the like and hid them here. That has always been a hobby of mine. I called them my treasure. One day a bunch of hoboes heard me so speak. They thought I meant gold. They came here and I followed them. I wanted to see you, what you were like, and above all I didnit want my boyhood treasures stolen." Wezman could only stutter: "Uncle Angus, eh." . "And now," continued Uncle Angus, "I must return home." "But won't you visit longer or even make your home here?', 'CI may turn up here some day," and with a grim smile he left the barn. Soon after Wezman saw him drive off. Two years later came the news of Uncle Angus' death and a letter he had written, telling them to fetch out the old box of stones and send it to Mr. Worthy. Harris did as directed. Two months later came a check. "I'll be dangedf' he said, gif there wasn't something in it after all." GERTRUDE N. KING, 1928. THE DREAM SHIP A small white ship goes slipping by, Painted clear against the azure sky, Swift as a bird it skims along, While the gulls above shriek their weird free song. That is the ship of my desire, When it sails beyond the blue. Then I know it will come to port . In the Land where Dreams Come True. ELIZABETH KELLY, 1930. 8 s O 'P I armingtnn Gituhent fbqew-af25PQ.0.a'e' f 6:Siii'3'si..2Siub OUR WASHINGTON TRIP XCITEMENT, hustle, and bustle existed in every home Friday, April 15. ya' The eventful day had arrived. Precautions were taken for the boat ride, 5 for we had faint suspicions of OIICOIHIHQ trouble, but when the boat pulled ' ' from the dock at 4 p. m. that afternoon we were all jubilant, advice from parents and friends still ringing in our ears. We investigated the boat from top to bottom, even to the pilot house. While we were tied up in Saybrook for one hour and a half, some went below deck and wrote letters to their parents and others played cards. I'm afraid we didnit get much sleep that night, not that we were sick. Oh, no, we were in the best of health for we were all up early the next morning to watch the boat enter New York harbor. We went by bus to the Pennsylvania station where we got a train for Washington. The Union Station, our first sight in Washing- ton, made a big impression on us. We were conveyed by taxis to the George Washington Inn where we were shown our rooms. After unpacking and getting settled we went to Georgetown where we saw Holy Gross defeat Georgetown University much to the delight of Mr. Burns. We also saw Frank Odlum, Class of 1922, there. Saturday night after finishing dinner we rushed up to the Congressional Library. We wandered through the building, the reading room making the biggest impression. It is a rotunda, with thousands of books on surrounding shelves. Sunday morning, several members of the party went to visit the monastery. The remaining members searched for a church. By the time we found one it was too late to enter, so we had a chance to see a great deal of Vvashington, also to try the "Happiness Drug Storesf, Ask some of the girls about that. After lunch we took the bus for Arlington. The graves of the soldiers, the new amphitheater, the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and the Lincoln Memorial came under our scope on this trip. The cherry trees were just beginning to bloom. AS we rode all afternoon, our chaperons, Miss Heffernan and Mr. Burns, thought we had better take a walk, so up Pennsylvania Avenue we promenaded that evening. A glorious day awaited us Monday morning in which our guide directed our steps to Washington Monument. A few were enterprising enough to walk up and down the monument. The rest of us waited in the "riding line" for an hour or more then went soaring skyward in the elevator. It was a wonderful view from that height of 504 feet. On our way back to the Inn via the White House we saw the children gathered for the egg rolling contest. We were going to enter too but we forgot to get our basket of eggs. After another hasty lunch we went up to the trolley stop and there took a car to the wharf. It really is a great deal of fun to hang onto one of the straps in a trolley and ride the curves. I assure you these abound in Washington. Waiting in that terrible crowd, we thought the boat would never arrive which was to transport us to Mt. Vernon. Wfe couldn't wiggle one way or the other while in the crowd. Ou the way clown the river we entertained the other people by our singing and cheering. Whether they enjoyed it or not, I cannot say. We wandered around Mt. Vernon for three-quarters of an hour. We simply had glimpses of the rooms for somebody seemed to be forever pushing us onward. After dinner we went uptown to a show. As Keith's had a full house without us we made our way to Poli's. ' The next morning we were supposed to do the public buildings but they did us. The first stop was at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving. It seemed as though 9 is Qmrmingtnn ,ituhent iSQQvf-E- Z'2- '-' keg? " 'C:?-iii!-bv' all of New York, Connecticut, and several other states had congregated at this place. As we survived this ordeal we next proceeded to the Pan-American Union Building. Here a jolly old gentleman showed us about. The open patio filled with tropical plants and two tropical birds was one of the prettiest sights. The Aztec Garden was wonderful. The last building was the National Museum. We didn't have time enough to view all of the euriosities here but did see animal skeletons, rocks, stuffed animals, and wax figures. The afternoon was free to be spent as we desired. That night a few members of the Collinsville group came over to the lnn. We danced, played cards and talked. After we walked down to their hotel we concluded we fared better than they. The Capitol completed our views of the public buildings. We saw all the executive rooms and imagined ourselves occupying a seat there some day in the future. We climbed to the dome, where we obtained a lovely view of Washington. Afterwards Emma, Ethel, and Betty with Mrs. Doody, our guide, visited the Corcoran Art Gallery, Red Cross Building, and the Army and Navy Building. The remaining members of the party went to the Zoo. We were afraid they would keep us there but we eluded them. That afternoon was free and was spent in various ways. We took in a show at Keith's during the evening even if the weather was damp., There was some scrambling to pack our grips and get the eight o'clock at the Union Station. We went about Philadelphia in a sight seeing bus, the only two stops being made at Independence Hall and at Green's Hotel for lunch. At Jersey City, Allan Watson and Jack Dillon left the party as they were remaining until Sunday with relatives. Madeline and J ack Bowler, Anna Flood, and Mr. Burns left the party at the Grand Central Station, the rest of us going on to Hartford. We arrived there at 7.59, tired and happy. We all appreciate the help which the townspeople and friends gave us to make our trip possible. - , , r . 1 4 ' ' ' - ' 3 y, f 1 REATQA THOMPSON, 1921. ..T,......-...l ,,' . . . '. gi -i .. PETER, VERSUS THE REGULAR, FELLOWS Q ETER was his mother's boy-he always had been and it looked as if he always would be. The fellows thought it was too had because he could have made a real boy of himself if his mother had'not kept him tied to n "' her apron strings so long. His mother was unaware of the fact that she was making life hard for Peter and often wondered why the other boys didn't take him with them when they went swimming, camping, hiking, or skating. One hot afternoon just before the gang went down to the 'cole swimmin' hole" Peter came along with his music roll under' his arm, on his way to his lesson. He was immaciilately clean and his hair had been combed and groomed to the nth degree. He would have been quite respectable, they' thought, if it were not for his manner, his hands, his glasses fgreat horn rimmed ones which stood out very prominently on his nosel and his silly walk. ' "L-etis muss him up a bit," said Harry, softly, "he looksutoo nice and cool on this hot day." ' ' ' ' So they agreed-captured Peter and speedily silencing his loud but useless protests, hauled him off to an old barn. Someone blindfolded him and led him on to a plank which Harry and Mike were holding about two inches from the ground. The gang kept shouting directions until 10 ,S ,ilfarmingtnn ,stuhent . e,Qa,QveQEef'.9' st.me-Qu Pete thought he was about fifty feet in the air and for this reason he wouldn't jump for fear of breaking his neck. To make up for that the boys put him into an old blanket and tossed him into the air until he was so dizzy he couldn't see. Last but not least they took him over to the "ole swimmin' hole" and threw him in clothes, music and all. At last they let him go and followed him home to see what kind of a reception he got. Peter said not a word when his mother scolded him and fifteen minutes later he reappeared on the way to take his belated music lesson. The boys marvelled that he dare face them again but he was coming down the street whistling. "Hello, fellows, goin' swimmin' when I come back?" he asked. With this they decided that after a little training Pete would be a regular fellow in spite of his n1other's attitude and other handicaps. EMMETT ROURKE, 1928. TAKING CARE OF THE BABY RS. SMITH went over to Mrs. Jones' house for five minutes one da ' and 1 ' mv- ' . . I 6 ri left Billy to take care of her youngest offspring, Esmerelda, who happened 4 , to be about three years old. . Billy expected Esmerelda to behave as usual, so he borrowed his mother's clothesline and tied her down to the table, leaving her hands free. Esmerelda immediately began "yelling", which was a favorite occupation of hers, and to quiet her, Billy gave her the first thing he laid his hands on, which happened to be the scissors. Then thinking that all was well, since Esmerelda was tied down and quiet, he sneaked out the back door and over to the lot where the rest of the alley were playing ball. He only plannedtto stay' for two or three minutes, for he intended to get back before his mother arrived on the scene. Two hours later, his mother remembered that she had left the corned beef boiling five minutes ago, and it was now time to put the cabbage on. Corned beef and cabbage was Mr. Jones' favorite dinner. So Mrs. Jones hastened to her residence, hurried into the kitchen and saw spread before her, a scene of utter destruction. 3 Esmerelda had somehow managed to sawithe rope with the scissors and was now sitting in the middle of the floor, wondering why the scissors wouldn't break when she bit on them. The remains of the breakfast were scattered on the floor, for Mrs. Jones had not started her morning's work, and Esmerelda had given the table cloth a couple of jerks and destruction followed. A tattered old cat now sat on the floor drinking up the only milk Mrs. Jones had in the house. Everything in reach had been cut and whacked at by the ambitious Esmerelda's scissors. , And, Esmerelda herself presented a pretty well dilapidated appearance as ga result of spilling a bottle of bluing from the table over herself. The corned beef was burning and in hurrying to right some of the things in the kitchen, she put Esmerelda in the sink and set the dishes in a chair. Then she hurried out after Billy, who, deem- ing it time to return home, had come in the front way as his mother went out the back door. - p When he saw the kitchen, he made a dive for the cellar and started bringing up armful after armful ,of wood. This took the edge from the scolding which his mother administered when she came home. ALETA FULLER, 1927. Q 11 A 41- , s arminatun ,ituhent .1-is-f1.:ssg-fae2ii.afQ:'2Qf-Q 13'5?'3s.2S?2: WHY CIGARETTES ARE HARMFUL NE day last year when I was traveling to New York on a train I overheard - - the following conversation between a senior in a certain high school and a 4 freshman from the same school. From the opening of the conversation Q' " I gathered that the senior was a player on the 'varsity squad and also coached the freshman basketball squad. After a discussion on the merits of certain players of the team, the freshman broke in: 4'But why didn't you let 'Spud' Morgan play in the Friday night's game?" he said. "Well, you seef' the upperclassman answered, "he broke training rules by indulg- ing in smoking cigarettesf' "What difference does that make?" the freshman asked, "A few cigarettes can't hurt a person." "You're right there,', was the reply, 'ibut a few cigarettes may lead to a habit and in the habit lies the whole trouble with cigarette smoking." "Explain your meaning." "Well, when a fellow once attains the habit of cigarette smoking he can never break himself unless he uses a very strong will power, and very few people want to do that. When a person first begins to smoke he seldom inhales, but gradually as the habit grows he inhales more. This inhalation does the harm and holds the smoker to the habit. It causes an irritation in the throat which can be appeased onlyby more smoke. Yvhen he tries to break himself of the habit this irritation drives him into desperation and he seldom has the will power to resist the temptation. Nowjto get to the harm in the habit, the nicotine in the tobacco smoke, attacks the mucous membranes and the delicate tissues in the lungs. These tissues are built by nature through the oxygen we breathe and are destroyed by the carbon dioxide which we exhaleg and when the nicotine comes in contact with these tissues it, tears them down faster than they can be built up by the oxygen. If you have ever noticed a habitual smoker at work and a man who does not smoke you cannot help but see that the smoker is shorter winded than the other and is affected more by hard work. When you go out into the world and apply for positions where you must have a steady nerve and a cool brain, the first requisite you must have is a freedom from the smoking habit. If, however, you haven't that requisite you cannot hope to acquire the job, which probably has numerous lives dependent on its completion, because your senses have been dulled by the nicotine. If it was a job where you would have to read signals in a fraction of a second you would miss it in nine times out of ten. And, as for the case of 'Spud' Morgan, he, if he were allowed to go unpunished for that offence, would undoubtedly try a second time and then again, until he got into the habit which would slacken his playing ability., by shortening his wind and dulling the fine perceptions of smell, sight, and hearing. Furthermore, if he were allowed to go unpunished, others would follow his example and our team would eventually fall to the bottom of the league." "But why did you let Mike Andrews go' off and have a good time Friday night? He smoked then and you let him," asked the now interested freshman. "Oh, that was a different case altogether. Mike was overtrained. He had trained to such a point that he was too highly strung and nervous. He could not sleep nights and fumbled and made mistakes in the practice games because he was over anxiousg and so we had to send him out of town for one night for a cgood time' so as to let down on his high strung nature and to take his mind off basketball 12 Ai, , s .Farmington ,,5tut1ent 5kSvZ ' 4' ib long enough to bring him back to his former good health. That was where the cigarettes came ing they soothed his nerves and allowed his mind to rest long enough to get him into a good night's sleep. That is one case where cigarettes do good, even better then a drug could, but don't get it into your head that cigarettes are beneficial to you because they are not. They, just like any other drugior narcotic, are helpful when taken under certain circumstances but if abused they can become demons that will wreck your health." At this point I was obliged to leave this very interesting conversation, because I had arrived at my destination, but left that coach with a"'bee in my bonnet." I must admit that it gave me a new point of view on this question of cigarette smoking. JOHN BOWLER, 1927. HOOKED 25,jf'fygg SCHOONER, "The Mouse", slid into the harbor, just before dusk. Even ,ktfjl now, the fiery colors of sunset were just dying from the placid bay at R, Q Honolulu. Exactly three weeks ago, "The Mouse" had quietly slipped 'wi' ' from that same bay, and gone far away to the pearl fisheries. Captain Frazer and Fred Basil had had wonderful luck, for now there were two' beautiful pearls in their possession. As the partners stood side by side, doubt was in their minds as to whom they could trust or whom they could not trust. They were tired of the everlasting anxiety of watching the treasure. "That darned little Chinaman, Sing Ling. I wish he wasn't on this boat. I have race prejudice, I guess," remarked the Captain. "Well, where'll we put the pearls?" "Oh, in my safe." Just then they heard a soft sound behind them, and Sing Ling announced that supper was ready. About ten that night, getting ready for bed, the Captain, trying to think of a good hiding place, heard the cry of "F ire! Fire!" Without thinking he shoved the pearls into the safe and clanged the door shut, but in his haste did not latch it. When the small fire in the kitchen had been put out, and the Captain was returning to his room, he saw a shadow fall in the flood of light from his room. He sneezed, and a man sprang from the doorway, bumped into him, fled the other way, Frazer lunging after him. "I'll bet ten dollars 'tis that Chinaman," he muttered. He was almost upon the man, who swerved suddenly, and jumped overboard. The Captain listened. No splash! "Hm. Funny." Then he shouted, "Bring me a light and a ladder." Two men came running to him, after a few moments, and twenty more were at their heels. The ladder was lowered, and with a flashlight, Frazer clambered over. Half-way down the ladder, he heard a curious tattoo beside him. Flicking it on, it shone right in the face of a small man, caught on a huge hook, and beating his bare heels against the side of the boat. The pearls were found in a little pocket inside the coat. Later that night, the Captain, looking up at the stars, said to the little cook beside him, "Sing, I ain't got no race prejudice now. Have a smoke?" ELIZABETH LEE, 1927. 13 Jtarmingtlnt ,iituhent sq-as-e. sP0' 43'-2'?-swtzszaues . "THE FATAL STEPV HARLOTTE MORAN was one ofthe most successful, if you may call it successful, jewel smugglers of the underworld.. She stood on the deck of the steamship "lVlauratus" as though she i 'r' hadn't a fear or care in the world. The breezes stirred the silk of her Paris gown and blew strands of golden hair against her rosy cheeks. Her chic little hat of blue only helped to deepen the shade of her violet-blue eyes. She might have been a debutante returning from a short vacation abroad, from all appearances. Soon all was astirg the passengers were gathering their baggage together and preparing to declare their purchases abroad at the custom house. People strolled by her with papers in their hands containing the articles and the valuation of the articles. As the steamer docked and the passengers formed a line, waiting for their turn to declare their purchases, Charlotte squeezed into the line. A porter by her side had several suitcases and the checks for her trunks. In her hand Charlotte carried a smartblack handbag. Suddenly her sereneness and calm deserted her, she became uneasy and restless, her fingers twitched, her eyes shifted. . The person in front of her was moving on! Semi-consciously she handed her declaration of articles to the officer. He looked over the list-two wardrobe trunks, seven dresses, two wraps, three hats, shoes, etc.-the list was typical of an American returning from abroad. He did not bother to examine her baggage but just estimated the duty she must pay. He smiled at her and she started to walk away. The first step was a fatal one, a string of pearls dropped from beneath her skirt and lay at her feet! A flush rose to her face and then ebbed away as quickly as it had come. She was her quick-witted self in an instant. She dashed down the gangplank and directly into a taxi seemingly waiting for her. She did not stop to look at the driver, because it was all planned, that someone would be there in case anything happened. She settled back into the 'corner of the taxi to gloat over her success, but then an uncanny feeling seemed to come over her. She began asking herself, why hadn't any officer detained her immediately, how had HRedf' managed to get a taxi at the very end of the gangplank? These and other questions dawned upon her. She laughed, however, to herself, and her caution subsided. The taxi stopped and as she was about to step out, to her great surprise she found her taxi surrounded by policemen! Her gaze wandered past them and instead of seeing the well-known hovels of the East Side slums, the stately City Hall met her view. Only then did she realize that she was caught, she immediately thought of what the search would reveal! Thousands of dollars of jewels and precious stones sewn and fastened into her clothing were found. DOROTHY RICE, 1929. CLASS POEM When we think of leaving The dear old F. H. S. Our memories turn to grieving To the school that we love best. Each classmate whom we trust -Will go his separate way But leave, alas, we must To enter our lifeis fray. ETHEL ANDERSON, 1927. 14 .iltarmingtun Qituhent esf?s.w:vy-Ef5.afa""- r of coco -?.1e.s.ses:-.s. GHOSTS I SHOULD LIKE TO MEET AND KNOW, I wouldn t mind meeting the ghosts of certain people that I know of. ,Q J I should like to meet Shakespeares ghost-for one. Id like to ask him "WPT: ia why he ever wrote such plays and books. Just think of the terrible stories he wrote. I donit see why he didn't write something a little more interesting. If ever I met his ghost and started to tell him what I thought of 'his literature, I'm afraid the poor ghost would disappear from sight much quicker than he came, rather than listen to me rating his books and plays. I can just about imagine his horrified looks. That is, as much as you could see of his expression, for his face is nearly covered with whiskers. And I wonder what he would think of our modern manners, customs, conveniences, and luxuries. It would be fun to see him walking around, taking in the new ways and to see him become so shocked at some of the things. It would be fun. to meet Lamb's ghost. We could give him a piece of our minds about his works of literature. I don't believe there is anything would give me greater pleasure. Then, too, Lamb's ghost would be interesting in itself. It might do us a little good if vie just listened to him talk. Then there is Queen Elizabeth's ghost. She was such a stern queen. Besides, she had a very quaint personality. Imagine her around here now. I don't know what I would say to Julius Caesaris ghost. The only thing I could say, would be to ask him why he was such a fighter. Also, why he didn't use a few of his brains and heed the warnings that were given to him on the day he was murdered. So far as Cleopatra is concerned, I should like to meet her very much. She lived a gay life. If she would tell about it to us in her own words it certainly would be interesting. I'd like to see what there was about her that could attract the men to her, to make slaves out of them. Next there is the ghost of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. It would be nice if they could take us to their court and entertain us. I couldn,t forget George Washington. That is a ghost whom-I would like to meet. Just think of all he could tell us about our country when it first became one of the world nations. He would find numerous changes in this country. As the Indian would say, "Heap big change." I can hardly imagine what he would say or do. If he saw' a cherry tree, he would probably tell us about his experience with the cherry tree. Speaking of Washington makes me think of Betsy Ross. She must have been a sweet little woman. Wouldn't it be fun to have her tell us of the trials and tribulations of making a new flag for a new nation? There are two more ghosts I should like to meet, Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain. They would be interesting. One for his earnestness and kindness of heart, the other for his humorous nature and jolly ways. Then, too, Mark Twain is from around these parts. Oh, I could go on naming these ghosts I should like to meet for some time. If I keep on this way, I will never finish my other tasks. REATA THOMPSON, 1927. gvgpg Q OULD ou like to meet a ghost?" I was asked. ' if uf y , . D. 1: . U 0' "Aft, Sv v ' 7 I "Little drops of knowledge Little grains of sense Make a mighty difference When the tests commence." -Selected 15 THE SENIOR CLASS First Row fLeft to rightj-Elizabeth Lee, Florice Mocher, Madeline Bowler, Marie Beissner, Ethel Anderson Second Row QLeft to rightj-Louise Stieg, Reata, Thompson, Emma Tharau, Anna Flood, Meta Fuller. Third Row CLef1: to rightj-Allan Watson, Elmer Cross, John Dillon, Alexander Longhi. Back Row fLeft to rightl-Roger Wilson, John Bowler, James Joyce. A armingtun Qetuherit V s if?4s?viA -Z"-A' Y T' Ethier' THE CLASS OP 1927 ETHEL ANDERSON "Essie" "With thee conversing I forget all time." "Essie" just loves to write notes. Well, who wouldn't when a prompt answer is always assur- ed? Some day she'll he editing a book "Letter Writing in High School." Vice-President lg Junior Play 8: Senior Play 4: Senior Lunches. MARIE BEISSNER "Diario" "Kind hearts are more than coronets." .By her faithful work and obliging manner, Marie will win her way wherever she goes. Food Sale Committees 4: Senior Play 43 Senior Lunches 4. JOHN BOWLER "Jackie" "Brevity' is the soul. of wit." "Jackie" is anxious to travel during forced vacations through Mississippi and Louisiana in the Flood regions. We hope he'll bring back a favor- able report but it must be typed. There'll be one bright light at Holy Cross when "Jackie" gets there. President 8: Baseball 4. MADELINE BOWLER "Mad" h "The music of the laughing lip, the luster of the eye." Madeline shines in dramatics and we'll look for her name in the twinkling lights of Broadway, although she says she plans to be a nurse. Her favorite flower is the buttercup. Junior Playg Senior Play. ELMER CROSS lcAnd3y1r "I dare do all that may become a man, Who dares do more is none." Cheer up, "Andy," the worst may never come. Every cloud has a silver lining, they say, but you may find one with gold after you get to that electrical school. We all hope you will. "Sh- not so loud." President Athletic Association 4, Vice-President 4: Baseball 8, 4: Senior Play. JOHN DILLON "Jack" "Ideal manhood closed in-.real man l" "J ack" will become a great business man some day. We wonder if he'll be the advertising mana- ger for Cross and Wilson, Electrical Contractors. Chairman of Junior Play Committee 3 3 Chair- man of Junior Prom Committee 8: Senior Play Committee 4: Basketball 43 Vice-President 2: Senior Play 45 Secretary and Treasurer 4: Mana- ger of the Washington Trip 4. ANNA FLOOD "Hannah" is "Grace was in all her steps, heaven in .her eye, In every ge ture dignity and love." Q Best of success to Anna, who plans- to attend Bay Path next year. Perhaps she'll take a course in advertising in order to assist the manager. Senior Playg Senior Lunches. . ALETA FULLER "Late" S "The mirth and fun .grew fast and furious." I wonder if Aleta's sketches of childhood days are memories or observations. Her patients will surely "get well quick" under her watchful care. Junior Play 3g Senior 'Lunches 4. JAMESQJOYCE 1 lIBud!l "It's good to be merry and wise, It's good to be honest and true." When you read the class elections you'll wonder what more we could say here. Just a bit of ad- vice, "Bud", follow your motto above and your hat will never be too small. Junior Prom Committee 8: Senior Play Com- mittee 4: Basketball and Baseball 3, 4. ELIZABETH LEE ccBett57x1 "Little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love." She can dance, she can sing' She can play her violin Is there any single thing "Betty" couldn't do and win? Secretary of Literary 1: Vice-President of Literary 3: Secretary of Athletic Association 4: Class Secretary 2: Athletic Play 2: Junior Play 33 Senior Play 4: President of Glee Club 4: Orchestra 35 Editor-in-Chief of "Farmington Stu- dent" -ig Class Editor 1, 2, 3: Valedictorian. .ji 1, r X. s .Mg 1 I 1 s 1 .2 l iA Y . ' ., f' W e 2 Efalnig armmgwn Gituhent ' -sbfiiuraaf-efitei " 090- i':Eb-'-3?-:Stacia-b ALEXANDER LONGHI REATA THOMPSON rcFirp02a "Mend your speed a little." If you didn't talk so fast in class, "Alex", you'd give the rest of us a better chance. Paper is furnished in class, anyway, even if it is hard to find it in the main room sometimes. Best o' luck' in whatever you do next year., FLORICE MOSHER "Flossie" "In maiden meditation fancy free." We'd like to know you better, "Flossie", but half a year is rather a short time. It was their loss and our gain when you came to us from far away Maine. At Norridgewoek High School Florice was Treasurer 1 and 2, and Secretary 8 and 4. LOUISE STIEG t:Lidn "Truth and honor, freedom and courtesy." Now, Louise, don't get too noisy when school is over. We hope that your jitney to work won't break down though you certainly had good ex- ercise walking 'home from school. Senior Play 4g Luncheon 4. EMMA TI-IARAU 'iEnima" "Herself a fairer flower." Emma, we hope you don't lose those curls when you go out into the cruel world. If you come back without them we'd never recognize you. What will you do when you have the "giggles" and Reata isn't there to run around the square with you? Senior Play 4: Lunch Committee 4. "Renta" "A perfect woman. nobly planned To warn, to comfort, and command." When there's work to be done, Reata'll do it: When them-e's fun to begin, Reata'll help with a grin: YVhen honors are given, Reat.a's there to receive 'em So our best wishes and luck To the little girl with lots of pluck. Treasurer 2, 3: Secretary 33 President 4: Jun- ior Prom Committee 3: Senior Play 4: Senior Lunches 43 Junior Play Committee 3: Advertising Manager of "Farmington Student" 2: Assistant Editor 3: Class Editor 4: Salutatorian. ALLAN WATSON zcxvatxr "Whose armour is his honest thought And simple truth his utmost skill." Reliable, that's Allan's middle name. Whether it's for school athletics or class activities he's always there "with the goods." Some day he'1l be 'Yarsity manager for Yale, then Harvard will have to watch her colors. The Up-River Town atmosphere seems to agree with Watson since his Washington trip. Senior Play 4: Basketball Manager 4: Base- ball Manager 4: Washington Trip Committee 4: Athletic Editor for "Farmington Student" 4: Dance Orchestra -lg Baseball 4. ROGER WILSON "XViley" "An honest man's the noblest work of God." Keep that merry twinkle in your eye, Roger, and you'll never grow old. W"ho'11 play the school song for us next year? We'll surely miss our jazzy pianist who makes the "notes" fly. Junior Play: Concert Orchestra 3, 4: Dance Orchestra 43 Class Collector 4: Baseball 3, 4: Senior Play: Washington Trip Committee 4: Cheerleader 4. FAVORITE SONGS OF THE SENIORS ETHEL ANDERSON ................... ..... ' lShe Knows Her Onions" MARIE BEISSN ER .... JOHN BOWLER ................ . . . .......... . .......... . .... "Sometime" 'eHow I Hate to Get Up in the Morning" MADELINE BOWLER .... uYou'll Never Get to Heaven with Those Eyes" ELMER CROSS ...... ..... JOHN DILLON. . . ANNA FLOOD. . . ALETA FULLER. . JAMES JOYCE. . . BETTY LEE .... ALEX LONGHI ...... FLORICE MOSHER. . . LOUISE STIEG ...... EMMA THARAU ..... REATA THOMPSON. . ALLAN WATSON. . . . Oh, Say! Can I See You Tonight?" ................."DaddyLonglegs" . . . . . "Yearnin' Just For Youi' . . "Crazy Words, Crazy Tunes" . . .4'Paddlin' Madeline Homei' . . . . . . . . . . . ."Thinkin' of You" . . ."Welcome, Sweet Springtime" ................"All Alone" . . . "At Peace with the World" . . . . . . ."Mighty Lak a Rose" . . ............ "Red Hot Mamma" "Why Did I Kiss that Girl?" ROGER WILSON. . . . . . ' ?'ciL2!ML'a Little Kiss, Will Ya, Huhii' I8 ,farminmdn ,Sttment F csass-ef f?4:-' s Qigbsiwb CLASS ALPHABET A-Is for Anderson, so jolly and gay, She loves to play hooky on most any day. B-Is for Bowler, both Madeline and Jack, From them we do hear a frequent wise crack. C--ls for Cross, so snappy and classy, For him has fallen many a fair lassie. D-Is for Dillon who works all the day, But finds time for a smile for a few, I've heard say. E-ls for Energy which we all possess, It has brought fame to us at F. H. S. F--Is for Flood and Aleta Fuller too, Though of dispositions different they're both true blue. G--Is for Gum, which we all like to chew, But a pleasure reserved for the uncaught few. H--Is for Honors, which we wish to attain, When we leave F. H. S. and seek afar for our fame. l-ls for lmperials which at Fitz's we get, V But too many of them surely will run us into debt. J-Is for Joyce, our basketball star, We expect his light will travel afar. K-ls for Kut-ups youlll find a few, Who always will dare what others won't do. L-Is for Longhi so sturdy and strong, Also right here our dear Lee comes along. M-Is for' Mosher, a newcomer here, But she is still lonesome for Maine, we fear. N-Is for Noise, which we never make C? J , For that the Freshmen do take the cake! O--Is for Onomatapocia, a spelling word we had, To get it correct we all studied like mad. P--Is for Peace which always abounds, ' Whenever the Class of 1927 is around. Q-Is for Quiet as Marie Beissner is in school, Though if you know her outside, you'll see she can fool. l R--Is for Reata Thompson, a Bolshevist in the play, But she'll express her views for you any day. S--Is for Stieg so 'small and quiet. Our Louise never will cause a riot. T--Is for Tharau, always obliging and kind, But we often wonder who is on her mind. U--Is for Us, who soon will leave, ' For a place in the world we all hope to achieve. V-Is for Vain which none of us are, For we all try to be modest though there may he a star. W--Is for Watson of managerial fame, While Wilson on the ivories has made himself a name, X, Y, Z-Are unknown qualities of rep- We're hunting for them by our "Step by Step." 19 4.13 V J W 7, , 5 Jtarmingtun Gituhent 4QeQfva SfQe -fGt' ei"-ESRB GIRLS Betty Lee Reata Thompson Ethel Anderson Madeline Bowler Betty Lee Aleta Fuller Madeline Bowler Madeline Bowler Reata Thompson Louise Stieg Emma Tharau Ethel Anderson Madeline Bowler Betty Lee Reata Thompson Betty Lee Marie Beissner Betty Lee Betty Lee Aleta Fuller Anna Flood Madeline Bowler Betty Lee Reata Thompson Betty Lee Florice Mosher Anna Flood Betty Lee Betty Lee Marie Beissner F lorice Mosher Marie Beissner CLASS ELECTIONS M ost Scholarly Best Athletes M ost Cheerful Class Beauty Grouchiest Wittiest Class Flirt Best Dancers N oisi est M ost Bashfal M ost Obliging Class Sport Most F ickle Most Likely to Succeed Most Talkative Most Polite Slowest Class Musician M ost Dignified Class Cartoonists M ost Sarcastic M ost Popular Class Critics Optimist Pessimist Lonely Needs Sympathy Class Artist Hard to Please Nervous Victim of the Blues Sleepy 20 BOYS Allan Watson James Joyce John Bowler James Joyce Elmer Cross John Bowler Elmer Cross James Joyce Elmer Cross Allan Watson John Bowler James Joyce John Dillon John Dillon James Joyce John Bowler Alex Longhi Roger Wilson Allan Watson John Bowler John Dillon James Joyce John Dillon John Bowler Elmer Cross Allan Watson John Dillon John Bowler John Dillon John Dillon Elmer Cross John Bowler , -47 - Y s .Farmington Stuhznt s as-Geeu-fe F'o"2 r of QS1.29b SENIOR CLASS NOTES CLASS MOTTO "Step by Step', CLASS COLORS Crimson and White CLASS OFFICERS President-Reata Thompson Vice-President--Elmer Cross Secretary and Treasurer-John Dillon 4 UR Senior year has nearly rolled by. It has been filled with work and '- play, such as studies, raising funds for our Washington Trip, and social 4 events. " ' A In order to show the Freshmen we welcomed them to Farmington High School, we gave the Freshman Reception in September. Music was furnished by the "Three Owls" Orchestra. I am sure we convinced the Freshmen of our sincerity and showed other people we were capable of entertaining. Not only for tradition's sake but to put funds in the treasury we gave our Senior Play. The committee had some trouble in picking out a suitable play. Finally they decided on "Always in Trouble" whiclf neither had too many characters nor was it too difficult. One reason I think they took this was that it had an appropriate title for us. Nearly every Senior had a part in it. lt was a big success, thanks to the townspeople and others who helped us. We put it on in Unionville, December 10, and in Farmington, December 11. As we were afraid that theatre managers would approach us if we put on more plays, we decided to give a movie, "Braveheart", and dance. We here thank Mr. Joyce for his kindness. Due to the efforts of the committee and the wonderful response of the public, this too was a success both socially and financially. Lunches were served at school once a week in January. Also three food sales were held in Mr. Halels store. All of this nearly filled our pocketbook. - Still we did not have enough. At length we convinced Mr. Gregory and Mr. Mandrey that we needed more money in order to realize our dreams. They consented to our presenting another movie, "The Last Frontier", which furnished the desired amount. The boys in the class collected old newspapers and magazines. By doing this, they relieved the people of the papers and magazines and helped fill the treasury. It was a case of killing two birds with one stone. Due to the generous response of the townspeople and everyone else we were able to realize our dream. You will see what a wonderful time we had by reading the account of it found elsewhere in the book or ask any Senior. 21 k r k l l 1 4 l 1 N F H 1 . s I ,yarmingtun Gituhent sean- a 4535?-2wl4i7lb In athletics we were represented by James Joyce, John Dillon, Elmer Cross, and Roger Wilson. Betty Lee represented us in the Glee Club. Allan Watson and Roger Wilson were in the- orchestra. Elmer Cross as President, and Betty Lee as Secretary, showed our position in the Athletic Association. I might here say that thc Senior Class had the largest percentage of full fledged members in the association. Although our class is small we have veryhigh ranks. Over half the class had an average of eighty or over for the four years of school. The seven highest are arranged in the order of the standing: Betty Lee John Dillon Reata Thompson Aleta Fuller Allan Watson Roger Wilson Emma Tharau Thus "Step by Step" we have gained the first landing, the High School commen- cement and so by taking this motto with us, we hope to reach the top. ' REAT A THOMPSON, 1927. JUNIOR CLASS NOTES CLASS MOTTO "Prepare for Better Things" CLASS COLORS Blue and Gold CLASS OFFICERS President-John Ryan V ice-President-Raymond Haworth Secretary and Treasurer-Emmett Rourke 'J' f,If1HE two big social events. of the Junior class, namely, the play and the promenade have not been given as yet, therefore the success of each can not be stated. However, all rehearsals of' "The Three Gracesv promise 021-e -Fi - - - - - a a fine presentation. The prom music is to be furnished by Tom Healey s Orchestra of Hartford. The class has been well represented in scholastic work and athletics. Of the boys, Emmett Rourke, John Ryan, William Burnham, Ralph Thomson and Raymond 'Haworth were members of the basketball squad. Isabel Smith, Viola Toth, Gertrude King, Gladys Reid and Christine Young played on the girls' team. Usually the girls were the ones who kept up the class reputation on the honor roll. Several were also in the Glee Club. We are looking forward to next year when we shall be dignified Seniors, al- though we have thoroughly enjoyed our year of work and play as "Jolly Juniors." ' CHRISTINE T. YOUNG, 1928. 22 Q A ,ilfarminggtun Gstuhent as -5-.f-as-fes?5ef?4'22FQc-s 4:42-.zssaaisub SOPHOMORE CLASS NOTES CLASS MOTTO 'iWork and Winn CLASS COLORS Blue and Silver CLASS OFFICERS President-Stella Nickson V ice-President-Mary Lauretti Secretary-Elizabeth Flood Treasurer-Margaret Duggan - ,g attaining as high a scholastic standing as possible The three pupils now by 2 leading the way are Mary Lauretti, Oliver Thompson, and Ruth Chester. ' ' ' Our class was represented in athletics by John Curtin, Allan Hart and William Cadwell. All three received the school letter "F" for their work in basket- ball. A majority of the members of the Glee Club came from the Freshman and Sophomore classes. ' Stella Nickson and Sarah Miller are hoping for more basketball recruits from our class, so that a class team may be put on the floor next year. Our class was saddened by the death of our former classmate, Suzanne Levindusky. ' , ' During the past year Margaret Britneywas added to our list of members, while Mary Zurles, Margaret Saunders, Paul Woodward, and William Beissner left school. We hope that our Junior Year may be still more prosperous than the last. MARY LAURETTI, 1929. s1.g,j?4 NTERING as Sophomores with a class of forty pupils, we were desirous of .2 ,,,,.,g, . . . . . . . g . U Y . . ' 1 aw THE TRAGEDY 'Twas a dark and stormy night, And the watchers patroll'd the shore, On the look-out for sign of wreck or light, Keeping watch till the hour of four. But all unknown to them, A ship was floundering in that storm, Upon those jagged "Rocks of Man," Known to others as the "Sea Cod's Forum." And the wild waves dashed upon those rocks And tore the ship asunder, board by board Till nothing was left, not even a lock All the crew had perished, and the sea had scored The morning after, the sun shone bright, On a scene that little hinted of disaster that night. A. WATSON , 1927. 23 Jhrmingtun ,ituhent C s dares wfas-ess r- 12-'L -A eb..-:,s1f-ease-.sswasr-1a-' FRESHMAN CLASS NOTES CLASS MOTTO 6'Launched But Not Anchored" CLASS COLORS Blue and Gold CLASS OFFICERS President-Elsie Nelson Vice-President-Mildred Campion Secretary and Treasurer-Helen Kennedy E Freshmen, fifty in number, having started our career at the Farmington A fi High School are hoping .for a bright future. - So far, we have taken an active part in the school affairs. The Glee i ' I ' Club was made up largely of girls from the Freshman class. Both girls and boys participated in the athletics of the year and Harry Odlum received a letter in basketball. Our scholastic standing, though not the highest, is very hopeful. The three having the highest rank for the first semester are: Elizabeth Kelly, 'Mildred Campion and Elsie Nelson. I-n the course of the year we have lost several old members and gained some new ones. Those who left the school were: Flora and Retha Easton, Virginia Curtin, Maisie Fontaine, Lucy LaMonica and Patsy Rose. The entrants were: Robert Stern- kopf, and Thelma and Esther Weaver. I The class as a whole wishes to express their gratitude for the cordial welcome into the school by the Seniors in the form of the Freshman Reception. ' ELSIE NELSON, 1930. ALUMNI NOTES I Class of 1926 ' Ruth Anderson and Catherine Henderson are employed by Charles W. House. Ellen Goodfield, Mary Barry, Bertha Nelson, Elsie Toth, Irene Wilson, Ethel Winialski, George Odlum and William McMahon are working for the Travelers Insurance Company. Edith Chester, Marguerite DeParolis, Irma Staples and'Karl Stenner are also employed by Hartford concerns. Doris Alderman is enrolled at the Connecticut Agricultural College. e Bernard Flynn has a position with the Unionville Bank and Trust Company. Paul Shanley is attending Dartmouth. Halvden Norgard is in Battle Creek, Michigan. Marie Cook is training at St. Francis Hospital. Edward Hawley, '22, a graduate of Boston College, is with the Travelers. Catherine Bowler, ,22, is employed by the Unionville Electric Company. Claire Heafey, '24, is teaching in East Hartford Public School. William O'Mara, '19, is a dentist in Hartford. 24 A W ir W . ,s r armingtnn ituhznt s iii?- 75' -52? BOYS' BASEBALL TEAM . Front Row QLeft to rightj-Elmer Cross, Captain, John Bowler, John Ryan, Roger Wilson, Allan Watson Qllflanagerj. - Second Row fLeft to rightj-William Burnham, John Curtin, Harold Watson. Ralph Thompson. Back Row lLeft to rightj--Philip Balwig, Mr. Donovan fCoachJ, Harry 0d1u'rn. BASEBALL gf 115' ASEBALL started at Farmington under the most discouraging handicaps that a team could face. No baseball field was provided in Unionville for the boys to practice on and no baseball uniforms or equipment was provided. The boys showed good spirit in raising funds for new uniforms on Saturdays during the first part of the season. Practice was held on Curtin's Field in Farmington four miles away, which was a severe handicap to Coach Donovan and the students who were on the baseball squad. As in basketball, the coach had to develop an entirely new team from the baseball candidates and the boys are showing improvement as the season advances. ALLAN WATSON , 1927. 25 Ai, i - we armingtnn ituhent Sfew-i A' 4: 'estz5i'b 0 'Ta 7 ' s " - - ' f 'BOYS' 'BASKETBALL TEAM .-i -- J ' ' FrontkRow. QLeftito-rightj-7Allan Hart, John Curtin, Jams Joyce QCaptainJ, Carl Lauretti, Harry-Odlum. Second Bow QLeft -to rightj-John Ryan, Emmett Rourke, Wi1liam.Cadwell, John Dillonf e 'Back Row lLeft to rightj--Mr. Uonovan QGcnachJ, Allan Watson QManagerJ. if . 1 at BASKETBALL c ,, .lm Basltethall Seasonlcloseii .with Farmington HighelSchool in third place in the Farmington Valley'Leag11e, despite the fact that a floorewas '55, f 'dl ' new men. Mf ij? not always available to practice on and that the team was composed of vb Only one man, Captain Haworth was left from the previous season and Coach Donovan had to develop antentirely new team from the material. The first two games with Glastonbury and the Alumni were defeats, but the high school quintet played well in the Valley League defeating Simsbury High, Windsor High and Lewis High of Southington. 26 1 -Yi 1. W - armingtnn Gituhent AQQQ- 439.1-:?Qws-szsfilb Letters were awarded to Captain Haworth, James Joyce, John Curtln, William Cadwell, Carl Lauretti, Harry Odlum, Allan Hart and Manager Allan Watson Onlv Haworth and Joyce will be lost this year. The Final League Standing was as Follows: Won Lost Z, Collinsville, . . . . . 7 1 852 Simsbury, . . . . .5 3 625 Farmington, . . . . .3 5 375 Windsor, ..... . . . 2 5 2841 Southington, . . . . Q2 5 .2844 7 THE ORCHESTRA Front Row fLeft to rightl-Gertrude King, Anastacia Kennedy, Doris Hale, Ruth Tierell, Isabell Viberts Second Row fLeft to riglxtj-Orrin Moses, William Morissey, Miss Sage QDirectorJ, .Kenneth Benson Harry Knot. Back Row QLeft to rightj-Bertrand Dillon, John Bowler. 27 At, N armingtun Gituhent s swam-e e?Q' k?:-?+'-sbqsaasavb GIRLS' BASKETBALL TEAM Back Row lLei't to rightj-Mary Hassett, Miss Baker fCoachJ, Elizabeth Flood. Second Row fLeft to rightj-Sarah Miller, Gladys Reid, Harriet, Tew, Alice Tluck, Isabel Smith. First Row lLeft to rightl-Gertrude King, Viola Toth CManagerJ, Stella Nici-:son Qflaptainj, Christine Young. GIRLS' BASKETBALL 4,5 HIS year the basketball team was handicapped on account of not always being able to secure a place in which to practice and because a whole new team had to be organized. M- " Miss Baker, our coach, finally picked the following team: Forwards, Viola Toth and Stella Nicksong centers, Sarah Miller and Isabel Smithg guards, Gertrude King and Christine Young. The substitutes were Gladys Reid, Alice Tluck, Mary Hassett, Elizabeth Flood and Harriet Tew. Viola Toth was elected Manager, and the team chose Stella Nickson, Captain. During the season we played Collinsville, Windsor and the American School for the Deaf. In every game we were defeated although we tried our very best to win for F. H. S. We hope to have the same team next year with renewed skill and vigor, as we lost no Seniors by graduation. ELIZABETH FLOOD, 1929. 28 w i armingtnn ,ituhznt ARAQ-i "' "A ' 6:-,gv'?" ?s.zrTilb' - ' 6 - GIRLS' GLEE CLUB Front Row fLeft to rightl-Winifred McMahon, Elizabeth Lee, President, Mary Lauretti, Secretary, Lillian Joyce, Treasurer, Isabel Smith, Vice-President, Elizabeth Kelly. Second Row iLeft to rightj-Alice Tluck, Karen Norgard, Ruth Chester, Aileen Kennedy, Margery Hines, Lauretta McMahon. Third Row lLeft to rightj-Gene Mason, Beatrice Hotchkiss, Sarah Miller, Catherine Rourke, Evelyn Hart. Fourth Row CLeft to rightj-Virginia Blinn, Frances Dorman, Anna Szegda. Gertrude Warnecke, Mildred Campion. Back Row Left to frightl-Cornelia Reed, Elsie Nelson, Marie Porter, Viola Toth, 'Winifred Crowe. THE GLEE CLUB .LZVTQIE HIS year we organized our Glee Club with Elizabeth Lee as President, Isabel Smith, Vice-President, Mary Lauretti, Secretary, Lillian Joyce, Treasurer. For a long time we worked hard on the operetta "The Wild i " Rose." Miss Staples, the president of last year's Glee Club, kindly helped us out. It was presented at the Town Hall on April 29, 1927. We made a good 29 A . armingtnn ,Statment C s Sam 4' q' 5s2'Rlb amount, which went into our treasury for music and other expenses which we may incur. - The annual contest was held at Bloomfield, May 13. Other high schools which have larger and better Glee Clubs, competed. We did not win first prize, though we did win third place. Therefore, we look to our next Glee Club to win the cup. ln behalf of the Glee Club, l extend our sincere thanks to Mrs. Curtis, who has done such splendid work, and has spent so much time in our interests. It is certainly appreciated by the school. ELIZABETH LEE, 1927. PARTING SONG Minutes pass, hours pass, fast fly the days Bringing ever nearer the parting of our ways. Commencement draws nigh, we are happy, yet grieve At the close of our school days, dear F. H. S. to leave. Our friends and our classmates we will ever remember And the good times we've had since that day in September. When we entered the portals of F. H. S. Living up to our motto of "Step by Stepf, We've had our troubles and we've had our good times We've studied with vigor what our teachers assigned. ' We have worked and won, and now realize L That much more would we do, could we but rc-live our lives. n. But now we must part, each on his way Hoping to meet again some sweet day Under our colors of crimson and white So, dear school, we must bid thee, good night. ALETA FULLER, 1927. ' SHARPS AND FLATS Julie Flood closes her business let- ters in the following Way: "I hope that these terms will agree with you." lk if Freshman writing vivid description, describes a blind man as trying to sell pencils to make a living, or some other article. at at Nellie Szegda taking dictation-"A negroe Africant is wanted for the posi- tion of chauffeur." 'F lk Teacher-"Joyce, are you eating can- dyfzn Joyce fNo reply, but he pulls out three candy hearts and regretfully consigns them to the waste basketj. fQuestion- Whose has he lost now?D Wanted: An R. F. D. Carrier who will guarantee to deliver safely to any part of the room all notes entrusted to his care.-Andy Gump. 'F P14 A. Hart on English Exam--"Haw1 thorne born in 1804, was a famous gen- eral in the Revolution." 'Isis James Wright to Harold Watson- "How is the baseball team?" Watson-"Pm fine, how are you?" all lk Mr. Burns-"Did you find the test very difficult?" Miss Young-"No, but I hurt my ankle at recess and couldn't think." s armmgtnn btuhent s easaw-fE,S .-00' 4b'4 ' Mildred Burke-"Gee, Miss Heffernan Mr. Gregory at close of lecture on has given us some tasty assignments this week." Barnes fwith little effortj-"How come?" M. Burke--"Wednesday, we have 'Lamb and Bacon,' and Thursday, 'Essay on Roast Pig'." at it Miss Heffernan fHeard in History Ib -"Did Noah have a wife?" Moses-"Why, certainly, she was Joan of Arc." 224 all Mr. Gregory-"Are those your rub- bers, Mr. Burns? I borrowed them to go down to the new school." Mr. Burns-"Why, nog they belong to Miss Heffernan, I think." 'lf 'll Lauretti in French III paper-"The cowbells were grazing in the meadow." lk lk Cornelia Reed sneezes and Mr. Burns warns her not to blow out the fuse. if Ill Kinnarney's laugh is unmistakable- Hee-Haw! 1 lk wk Notice on Bulletin: Glee Club fwith- out Edward Flynn and Marjorie Hinesj at 7.30 tonight. all if We wonder why Mr. Burns insists on calling Emma Sonenberg-Miss Battista. 'F 'B Betty Lee real indignant at Miss Hef- fernan and Mr. Burns because only six hours were allowed at the Congressional Library. is Pk Why did Ethel Anderson prefer the trip to the Art Gallery to that taken' to the Zoo? l it Why has Miss Baker looked so healthy since Christmas? Answer: The Seniors presented her with a real Baker's loaf. S 221 Teacher-"Miss ...... , don't be a coquette." Pupil-"The only kind I know are chicken ones." li' Ill Mr. Donovan fin Science Ii-"Why does a dog hang out his tongue when running" Johnson-"To balance his tail." fire prevention-"When you all go home tonight, be sure and look in your cellars and see if there is anything there that shouldn't be there.: ik Bert Dillon in French III-4"Mr. Perri- chon was arguing with his wife and daughter and pulled them out of his pocket. R lk' Miss Heffernan-"Like Annie Laurie coming through thxe rye." Miss Baker-"Bowler, explain 'Brevi- ty is the soul of wit'." Boxvler-"Anything: short is funny." "Hey, Gump, what was the biggest thing you saw in Washington ?" Gump-"The Conhgregational Library." Heard in Latin III and IV+-"And the hay rattled on thethogusetopsf' Miss Dublac fln History IIJ-"He had to have an army behind him, so if any- thing happened he would have something to fall back on." I lVonder If Jack Bowler took Betty home one llllk night. Allan Watson ever forgot his books. Gertrude King was ever late for school. Mary Lauretti ever flunked a subject. Alex Longhi was :ever in a hurry. Anne Flood ftranslating in Latin IJ- "They performed a parade through the territory of the Gaulsl' Wasn't Cornelia Reed considerate when she reserved her mumps until the operetta was overzl nl The Herald of Spring-1Gertrude King going home in January without her coat. lThe coat was locked up in a classroom.J Miss Clark's "Dailyxi' dozen-Up go the shades-down goes Miss Clark for Mr. Sullivan to turn on the heat. 'lf J! Miss Baker asking for excuse blanks: Bradley-"I lost it out of my pants." Alice Bowler-"Ig lost mine, too." A student in the grades says-"Good English should be used right after din- ner." How does Ballwig feel about that? - l 1 R ll,,,111l:1.r4:::g,,' , ,Il O., 1 1' ' x Q.. -1----"""D ,f-"--7 mchell Smith, Inc HAY FEEDS AND GRAIN Sole Manufacturer MILL STREAMS PRODUCTS Boomerang Daufy Feed Twenty SB Dany Feed L1ghtn1n Growmg Mash Fortune Hunter Scratch O W' ' S FARMINGTON, CONN. nlllllllllilllilllllllllllllllllllllllllillllllllllllIIIllIIllIIIIIHIIIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllIlllllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllIlllllllllllIllllllllIIIIIIIIllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIlllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllln 5 z ,fr f 2 as 2 X LL? . f ,EER Aiwfif 3131533 Q1 ian I Us I .1 ff f", I ,f 5 rv ah ff ' ' l , 'u ,5?'n , Ugg ' U . ' 'P -I in fl Jig E 3 H , -vfa ,. laalai , n i l iii, Q qu. ll :liiiliina IQ H, miiiif u Su I Qgaaaggl-.gi l n,- -.-5 - , . :I " ' E5 1, fE'4JE" 1 ' 531 . ET ":'tI"',' I. 9: . 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