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» ■ A.- ■ r -, ' ’ » - • • ”.• ' ■ V . Wi-. ' - ' j . ' ?, -• ■ - ■ --j -. - 1 ' - »■’• ■■ ' •■■ ' • ' -i ' " ■■ -.S’!-. ' . A; ■ V ' ? . A:, ' - t ,•“ _ . i ' - v.,. V-- ■: ■ • -f -. ‘iisJVtf ' ; Class Book OF 1913 “Gradatim” Published by the Class of 1913 Fitchburg High School Fitchburg, Massachusetts, June, MCMXIII JAMES M. McNAMAIlA To MK. JAMES M. McNAMARA sin alumnus of onr school, anil member of our esteemeil faculty a flue teacher and a true friend who, hy his genial disposition and kindly interest in all branches of onr school life scholastic, social and athletic has won onr sincerest admiration we, the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Thirteen fondly dedicate this book EDITED BY THE BDABD DF EDITORS Board of Editors CHAKLES DENIS VAILLANT Editor-iii-Chief Edward Aujiiistiis Adams Ruth Eleanor Gardner Marie Louise Champagne Astrid Marie Gustafson Ray Alden Foss Martin Joseph Mannix Helen Reatrice Upton Foreword A the Class Book is bound to have a certain sameness each year we have strived to vary this a little. 1 he size has been increased bv the use of many cuts, new dejiartinents, and liy tlie fact that the class is mnch larger ; incidentally we have increased the I ' he vast majority of you censored so particularly the write-ups that this has been by far the most difficult portion of our work, and we feel that we can offer few apologies to the Class for the lollowmg. The labor, though difficult, has not been without its reward ot interest to us, and at least we have fulhlled the words ot Byron : Tis pleasure sure, to see one ' s name lu print; A liook’s a book, although there nothing in t. EDITORS. Ll ' JvIOV SMITH CC)NVKRSK. A man to all his classmates dear. Ivoy has l)c cn our president for two years and has kept the class in the running- all the time. Played football and haskethall. The only time Hoy forgets himself is in Civics hut we’ll forgive him for that. Noted for his height. MARIE LOUISE CHAMPAGNE. I chatter, chatter, as 1 go. nce-president of the class. Marie has been our vice-president for two years and has also held the same position in the Debating Club. She is, without doubt, the most popular girl in the class; famous for her Titian hair. Chief amusement, talking. ASTRID MARIE GUSTAESON. Time, pl ace, and action may with pains be wrought; But genius must be born, and never can be taught. Astrid is one of our clever ones. Plas been sec- retary of the class for two years and won the Math prize her Junior year. However, with all this she never strikes the school building until the very last moment. Noted for her popularity. JOHN HENRY HIGGTNS, JR. Beware, my friend, of crystal brook Or fountain, lest that hideous hook. Thy nose, thou chance to see. Treasurer of the class; J. Hook is one of the few wealthy men ; being also treasurer of the Debating Club. He has served three years on the football team and was also secretary of the school council. Noted for the strange mixtures he throws together at the soda fountain. 12 EDWARD AUGUSTUS ADAM S. An all round, f ood fellow. Eddie ha.s l)een in the limelight for a good while. Das played on the football team for a coni)le years, tried his hand at public si)eaking, and when he’s got nothing else to do, cuts meat to keep in condition. Ihnds time also to have a little fnn. Noted for his good nature. C LA R A A N TOl N KT T K A N 1) E R S ( ) N . With every da ' her learning ne’er did cease. Instead of talking Anna sings and is ([nite a help Tuesday mornings. Mere ' s another one who doesn ' t interfere in the least with the routine. C ' hief occupation, singing. HARRIET AUSTIN. Harriet’s looks are l)lithe and sweet, Good-hiiniored, frank and free. Eddie occupies most of her time and what little there is left she doesn ' t devote to studying. She gets there just the same and is quite a shark in (ferman. Noted for her punctuality. HELEN OTIS AUSTIN. silence reigns supreme. We hear that Helen is kept busy every Sunday night. ‘AVho’d ’a’ thunk it Would suggest that she patronize home talent. Noted for her shyness. 13 PARKE ARTHUR BARNARD. Still waters nan deej). You can sec by Parke ' s name that he’s got a little something on ns all. He brings quite a little knowledge from the library, where he juggles hooks. However. Parke often forgets himself so much as to laugh at a joke. He has never been to the Bijou. Noted for his knowledge. BEATRICE KATHLEEN BARNES. Silence deep as eternity, Speech as shallow as time. Beatrice gets to school in time to primp her hair, and make use of the mirror on the door of her locker. Outside of this she manages to hold down her seat in Room 27. Noted for her frizzly top. MARY MILLEN BATTLES. j A sound so fine there is nothing less ’Twixt it and France. j Mary is another one who looks quiet around the I ljuilding but is a cutup when she gets out. Last year Miss W ebber made her her china doll. Noted for that bow. ; MARIE ANNA BEAUDREAULT. She spik Frangais au natural de sain’ as habitant. Marie certain!} ' does like to demonstrate her Parisian French to the rest of us. She spends every recess studying and we cannot accuse her of being frivolous. Noted for her French. y LICE LOIS LECKET. Thy inodcsty is as a candle to thy merit. Alice is a star elocution pupil. Well, siie’s f ot beautiful lips to speak through; ])retty enough to set an artist raving. Noted for her helping hand. EARL LEER. Oh, giv ' e me tlie sweet, shady side of Pall Mall. “Nappie” has played football and captained the basketball team, h ' onnd the work of manager of the track team a little too fatiguing, so cpiit. Makes a round of the surrounding towns on Sunday nights and is some “spieler.” Chief occupation, “hunnyhugging.” WALTER FRANCIS BEER. Taciturn, somber, sedate and grave. Walter is one of our quiet members and hails from West Fitchburg. Never speaks unless he’s spoken to, but we hope to see him some day the head of some machine shop. Noted for his taciturnity. WILLIAM JAMES BELLIVEAU. Men of few words are the best. “Bill” will never die from love, for he doesn’t be- lieve in it. Positively invulnerable along this line. Bill has finished his four A ears without any rumpus whatso- ever. Noted for his bashfulness. 15 GERTRUDE liEVERLY. She’ll ne’er he hit by Cupid’s arrow. We see Gertrude in our mind’s eye up in the first tanks of the Sufferingyets. Like her sister she likes to study. Served as chairman of “School Notes” for the Red and Gray. Chief amusement, volunteering information. RACHEL BEVERLY. Her sole hope lies in Leap Year. Rachel is our grandmother and looks after the class in a Capable manner. Likes to study, and school is an everlasting joy to her. Chief amusement, constructing rh thmical verses. ALBERT THEODORE BJORN. But a nervous man, within the limits of becoming mirth, I ne’er spent art hour. We have been informed that George is capable of cracking a good joke, but he does not air this gift. George must leave all his humor at home. He is capable of playing a good game of baseball. Noted for his good behavior. GRACE BEATRICE BOLAND. Amongst the latest in her place. This quotation surely applies to Grace, for she is never in her seat until the very last echo of the hell has rung. Tier favorite occupation is rummaging in the public library for debating material. Noted for her determination. 16 MADELINE LEARY ROLAND. Her lovely hair hun round her cheek Like seaweed on a clam. Madeline is famous for her looks and her high aspirations to become a grand opera (uproar) singer. There sure is some class to her walk. Noted for her aspirations. MAREL GERTRLM)E RRAZIER. Oh, she’s as jolly as she is young. Mabel may seem small and innocent, but this con- clusion is wrong. Spends a great deal of her time trying to he a Civics shark hut, alas ! hasn’t succeeded yet. Chief amusement, cutting up. MARGARET VAN DYKE RROWN. None knew her but to love her, None named her but to praise. Margaret looks so demure; but in her case looks are deceiving. We hear that she is some basketball player. Noted for her sweet disposition. MARY MADELINE BUCKLEYh A small sprite but yet a merry one. Mar} can’t help living up West. To us she looks like a bleached blonde, but we know that this cannot be true. Noted for her coronet braid. 17 HELEN GRACE BURGESS. She has wit, I ' un and fire. Helen, unlike her namesake, Helen of Troy, whc caused the Trojan war, has raised no Irouhle in E. H. S. except with Christy’s heart. Noted for her wee voice. HOWARD EARL CASWELL. A mighty man to love it is, And ’tis a pain we love to miss. When “Howie” is not in Fitchburg he’s in the “horn.” One of our married men. Hear that he is some machinist. Industrial course. Noted for his fidelity. ANNA GERTRUDE COLBERT. Of temper sweet, of yielding will. Of prim, yet placid mind. Anna appears studious; that is, in study hours. She doesn’t get time to bother anyone or to be bothered. Is the proud possessor of a pair of dimples. Noted for her beautiful hair. DAVID MORSE COLBURN. Full many a smile he smole. As vice-president of the A. A. and captain of the track team, Dave has done his share toward athletics. He was a cracker-jack football and basketball player until compelled to give them up. One would have to travel far to find a more pleasant and better-liked fellow than Dave. Noted for his ever-ready wit. Zeta Phi. 18 JOSEPII WARREN CORLEY. I left no calling for this idle trade Nor duty broke. Joseph believes that silence is golden and doesn’t make trouble for anybody. Startled us by bis original football togs. Industrial course. Noted for bis silence. ALICE DOROTHY COUNIHAN. Fat and gentle and small, But well beloved by all. This quotation fits Alice to a “T,” so you can draw any conclusion that pleases you. Forgets herself so far as to cut up in 26 once in a wdiile. Chi ef occupation, getting Bill’s goat. BERTHA ROSS CROZIER. She ! molasses sweet, but oh ! so slow. Bertha has extreme Puritan ideas, and never really dares to speak. Chief occupation, plugging. HAZEL ESTELLE CUMMINGS. Deep in thought, and word, and deed. Hazel is one of our dreams (here’s hoping we wake up soon) and attends strictly to her looks. Has never been known to wdiisper. Noted for her dignity. 19 ESTllKR JANE CERTES. A rose, but set, with little wilful thorns. ‘‘1)11(1’’ hails from the snl)iirhs of the metropolis of Westminster, where she spends a good deal of her time chasing cars. She’s just as kiddish as she looks Displa3-s her wit in Latin, hut Rill doesn’t appreciate it. Noted for her grace lul walk. MVRTON HARRIS CUTLER. With all the wonders of eternal Grace, A person fineh- turned, a mold, a face. Harris is one of our singers. He studies on the side. Expects to be a ball plaj’er and a chemist also some day, although there ' s small chance of the latter. Noted for his “Grace.” NELLIE GERTRUDE CUTTING. How doth the busj’ little bee Improve each shining hour. Nellie is an unassuming miss, particularly adapted by nature for minding her own business. This is in itself a remarkable feature. However, she tries to bluff in Civics once in a while. Noted for being a “cute little thing.” GUY HAGAR DELANEY. Like two men rolled into one. We might say that Guy is fair, fat and forty but for the age limit. Guy has learned how to tune a violin, and stars in the orchestra. Another machinist of note who spends his extra hours down in Simonds’. However, Fat is a good fellow. Chief occupation, reducing weight. ARCHI] ' ALD 1)E LUDE. Ye are sae grave, injie cloot ye’re wise; I love ye like a bootjack. . ' rchil)al(l is an unknown quantity. We know hiin l)ut still we know him not. Spends most of his time outside of school in the machine shop. Industrial course. Noted for what he’s not noted for. GEORGE EDWARD DENOMME. What I am I must not show, What I am thou eanst not know. (feorge, to note the expression on his face, has got his mind set on something, hut that something we unfortunately cannot tell. Industrial Course. Noted for his reveries. MARION STONE DERBY. A maid never bold, Of year still and great. Marion is a recitation shark. Well, why wouldn’t she he when she walks to school every morning with Mary? Noted for her pull. MARIE DOROTHY DE ROCHE. Happy am I, from care I’m free, Why couldn’t they all be contented like me? Marie, although she is nice-looking, has not marked out any one yet as an object of her affections. But she ' s good-natured and is the possessor of a pleasing smile. Noted for her love affairs. 21 RACHEL MARGARET DONAHUE. Like enough thou knowest thine own mind. ’■Rache” comes from ‘‘that little bit of h ' itchhurg. ' ’ Regardless of this one drawback she has com])lexion which she displays sometimes. She means what site says and thinks that W ' ater street is just the nicest place. Noted for her brilliant color. EDWARD CAPEN DUNBAR. My hair so bristles with unmanly fears, .As fields of corn that wave in bearded ears. Edward, we hear, is engaged and we believe it. Takes his time walking slowly home from school, bnd not accompanied. Industrial Course. Noted for his pompadour. DORA MARIE DURLING. simple maid and proper too. Dora hails from the country and has imbibed the solitude of Nature. Although she is very quiet m school she makes up for it outside. Noted for her size. FLORENCE EMMA ELLIOTT. Thought is deeper than all speech. Florence became one of our members this 3 ear and we cannot tell anything about her with certainty. She spends all her time studying and keeping “mum,’ although once in a while she whispers. Chief occupation, studying. 22 JOSEPH FINE. Sentimentally, I am disposed to harmony, Blit or i:anically, I am ineapable of a tune. Joe spends his own time and the school’s money buying- music which is never nsed. Has heli)ed to make the Hand snfferalile. Exjiect to see him lireaking strings in the Iloston Syinjihony some day. Chief occni)ation, sawing the strings. HENRY FISCHER. The ardent flame of love M ' bosom cannot char. Henry is one of the industrial boys and a plugger. He showed this 1)y his class as a football player. Noted for his good nature. JOHN HENRY FLETCHER. I want to be an angel and never do a thing But play upon a golden harp and sing and sing and sing. Talk a1)out Caruso, John’s got him skun a mile. He can reach notes that were never heard of (this is true). Outside of his singing he makes time to talk to the girls. Noted for his golden tenor. RAY ALDEN FOSS. Hang sorrow, care would kill a cat. So therefore let’s be merry. Ray’s as skittish as he looks and that is some skittish. Thinks he is a human buzz-wagon, although he can’t convince us (that is one of us) of that. Likes to take little joy rides rain or shine in any kind of weather, but only when his father is not looking. Noted for his horn (always blowing). 23 RL’TH KLRAXOR GARDNER. Every moonljeani has its Ray. Ruth has had a few slrinj s to her how and always leaves them broken. Well, she’s always ready for a jolly and is popular with us all. Ruth’s Sunday evenings are all taken. roted for her fetching smile. FLORENCE ANNA GILLIS. I never feel so lazy as when I try to singr. Florence is all right in her way but we rather think she weighs too much. She is some talker and is known to have used slang to C. T. Is one of our “white hopes.” Noted for her croaking. .ELSIE LOUISE GORMAN. Few words suffice. Elsie is one of our class beauties and has a way about her. She is quiet, — that is, until she reaches the drawing hall. When this happens Elsie lets every one know she’s still on the map. Noted for her capacity for work. WALTER STUART HALL. I did not think to shed a tear in all my miseries. alter certainly had bad luck on the football field, but stuck to it and won the coveted “F.” Another member of the Industrial Course. Noted as the guy appearing twice in the panorama. 24 PAULINE GERTRUDE HAS SETT. The nimble hea has nothiiif on Panline. Pauline took the part of the fat girl in the Junior ])lay and certainly made good. She i.s one of the most good-natured girls of our class and always wears a smile. Noted for being mascot (baby elephant) of the Class of ’L3. MARY MARGARET MEALY. I, too, have my lonjiin{j;s. Mary sure has had her longings and by the ap- pearance she may have to long for a while, hut of course this is her own lookout. Noted for her braids. LEONARD THOMPSON LlOOPErc A prodigy of learning. Leonard comes from down “thar” and gets into school when it’s half over. Is some Latin shark and can make Bill Leighton sit up and take notice. Noted for his plugging. MARY ETTA HOWE. Her smile was like the glitter of the sun in tropic lands- Mary, Mary, quite contrary. Mary is a thorn in the side of Merry Christmas with her stage whispers. She’s got two pleasing features, an interesting smile and some pearly teeth. Noted for her little sayings in Civics. 25 MIl rON AlJJKiri ' ilOWK. I have no other shield than my own virtue. W’e expect Milton to j row winus and away some day. d ' hinks lie is one of Xatnre’s ' onn, ■ Noble- men but we hope he will t et oxer it. Outside f)f this he is ( ). K. Industrial Course. Noted for his engai in, ' smile. GRACE MAUDE HUGHES. Favors to all, to all her smile extends. They tell us that Grace is full of life and from all appearances she must be. She seems to be a great favorite with all the girls. Noted for her love of laughing. ARNO EDWARD HURD. Arise and shake the ha ’seed off thee. Some day Hurd will open his mouth and give us a little wisdom. He smiles noxv and then, generally then ; and when no one is looking. Room for im- jxrovement. Noted for his brick top. JOSEPH GILBERT ISRAEL. He thought like a sage though he felt like a man. vSolomon in all his glory couldn’t hold a candle to Joe. He can conxerse in Latin and in most any lan- guage. Spends most of his time teaching the teachers. Noted for his brain. 26 JAMES THOMAS JOYCE. Vessels large may venture more, But little boats must keep near shore. James is not very tall, we admit, l)Ut he “fits. " He has not the necessary seriousness for an engaged man. Spends his time outside of school calling, and heliiing to run the Daily Dcias. Newman Club. Nested for his bi-weekly calls. MARGARET ANNA KEATING. Nimble as a goat is she. Margaret was first brought before the public eye by representing Mutt in the Junior play with Jelf. Shines in our spelling tests. Noted for her elongation. EDITH NINA KELLEY. Noveltv has charms that our minds can hardly stand. Edith is famous liecause of the fact that she was the first girl to take advantage of the part time course, and for that reason we see Edith only one half as much as we’d like to. She is responsible for our fine Class Song. Noted for her chorus work. MAY BELL KINDRED. A prim little maid is she. We couldn’t tell anything about May if vee tried, so we won’t try. We think she could talk if she wished to, but evidently she don ' t wish to. She comes and goes with the days. Noted for her little smile. 27 MAU!) I’.RATRICR KiRnV. IIcM- auburn locks lend to her face A 3’outhful and luxuriant f race. Maud don’t l)Other with the hoys liccause she has a little something on them in the baseball line. Also takes her daily constitutional. Noted for her abundant hair. P.ERTHA LUELLA KNIGHT. Not a word said she that was rude. Bertha is another one of our quiet members; in fact, she is so quiet that we don ' t know much about her. But we do know that she comes from Notown. Is not this in itself a remarkable circumstance? Noted for her walks up Charles stree t. DORRICE EMMA LAMB. In war was never lion’s rage so fierce; In peace was never Iamb so mild. Dorrice is one of our busy members but still manages to keep good-natured. She is rather quiet at home, hut from what we hear and kno ' of her summer vacations we take it that she is not so quiet after all. Noted for her aliility for studying. ELIZABETH CECELIA LEAHY. And never blush was on my face. We believe that this quotation hts Elizabeth very well, or at any rate her manner in old E. H. S. indicates. She looks as if she might study hard. Noted for her speedy walk. 28 RACIIKl. CKANl ' : LKONARl). A shining? smile, a mcrr_v smile. “Rache” hails from the ‘‘west ' ’ and shows the effect of the bracing- West h ' itchl)nrg air Ijy her rosy cheeks and “freshness.” Noted for her good looks. ILVRRlK ' r ANN LlTCil. High nights she had and wit as well, And so her tongue lay sudden still. This young lady we don ' t see much of hut we have been favorably impressed by her speech on W ashing- ton’s Pdrthday. We would like to he better acquainted. Noted for her said speech. ALICE ADAH LOVELL. A mind at peace with all below. Alice is seen behind a baby carriage most of the time, a tine job for a little girl like her. However, she gets a chance to draw some dandv posters for the class parties. Noted for her artistic ability. MARGARET CORCORAN LYONS. For those love now who never loved before. Margaret keeps pretty busy and you never see her in the same place more than once. The only trouble is that she doesn’t get time to sit all she wants to. Noted for her giggle. 29 (iKACl-: MILDRKiJ MALLEY. Who every day doth Christmas make. All starred and belled for Paul T.’s sake. W’e can’t see how (irace finds time to study, as slie seems to j ive her undivided attention to Paul. Her ruddy com])lexion is obtained from her daily C(jnsti- tutionals. Noted for her pedestrianism. MARTIN JOSEPH MANNIX. Mneh study is a worrier of flesh. " Mart " is aliout the busiest man ever, hut has a peculiar hatred for any kind of study. Is president of the Athletic Association and the Debating Club, manager of the Baseball Team, and was business man- ager of the Red and Gray. Was a tower of strength r.n the footltall team. With all these honors " Mart’’ is looking for more. Newman Club. Noted for his versatility. MILTON ALEXANDER MATTHEWS. All great men are dying And I am feeling ill. " Matty” is a professed woman-hater, according to himself. Played football long enough to make his letter, but never exerted himself much. He has one trouble, a severe case of " swell-headitis,’ and is doing nothing to reduce the swelling. Well, " Matty’ did win the prize speaking contest. Noted for " that temporary limp.” HILJA MARIA MATTSON. Of gentle soul to human race a friend. Hilja is another quiet one and would rather study than eat. By the looks of her report card it certainly pays her. Noted for her dandy drawings. 30 RUTH MARIE McRRlDE. I know her by lier iniklness rare. Ruth will never get herself into trouble Ijeeause of her talks, which have been few and far between, h ' orgets herself and recites in German once in a while. Noted for her diffidence. J SAP, ELLA McLAGAN McCALLUM. A simple maid was she. Isabella’s one ambition is to preach the gospel to the cannibals and we kind of think that she’ll fill the hill. Spends nine hours in study every day. .Noted for her grammar. MARY ELIZABPYIH McCARTHY. With mirth and laujjhter let old age come. Only for Mary the lunch counter would go broke. Still she doesn’t look it. Is an authority on constitu- tional law. Noted for her height. KATPIRYN ELIZABETH McGRATH. My beauty, though not mean. Needs not the painted flourish of your praise. Kathryn is one of the dashing kind and likes to break hearts, Init so far hasn’t progressed very much. Aspires to be the class beauty. Noted for her style. 31 MAKV ALICK McCiRATM. Just, a little jjjirl not bi j jer than a doll. Mary is one of our little mites but is not afraid of it. She has a tiny little voice, which she keeps to herself, so we don’t have any “wise saws” drop from her lips. Noted for her size. CHARLES JOSEPH McMURRAY. One of Nature’s noblemen. Another Western product. “Mac’’ is one of our single men, and it doesn’t bother him either. A most promising baseball career was cut short in his sopho- more year when he was injured while “sliding second.” Noted for his heavy tread. M A R G A RET M A Iv V M cN AM A R A. From every blush that kindles in thy cheeks, Ten thousand little loves and graees spring. Margaret is another of the numerous ones who add ciuietness to the 1913 class of our Alma Mater. Although she seldom speaks, she demands attention when she does. Noted for her roseleaf blush. HJALMAR HERBERl ME ER. Thought is deeper than all speech. Hjalmar is one of our midgets and when he hasn t anything to do just smiles. Would rather listen than have others listen. Noted for his smile. 32 GERTRUI3K AIJCE MORAN. One of nature’s liviiif? jokes. (Artriulc is one of the lively members of our class and at a certain football game she showed pugilistic ability by defending the colors of r ' . Ef. S. Noted for her said combat. RALPH EDWARD MORRILL. Now I see with eye serene, The very pulse of the machine. “Mo” is one of our tallest members and can twirl the sphere with the best of them. He is a full-liedged machinist and helps to rim the Simonds machine shop. Newman Club. Noted for his “grizzly.” ELORENCE AP B1E NELSON. A spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge like a sinking star. Elorence is very smart and believes in burning the “midnight oil.” Especially noted for her study of Latin, and is a perfect example of the model student. We Itelieve she must have some strange charms to bring out quiet Plenry D. from the wild-woods. Noted for her modesty. CATHERINE MARIE NESTOR. Red as a rose was she. Kate is secretary of the Debating Club and has gained great ease and facility of expression in that capacity. Strange to relate, with that combination she doesn’t get along very well with Miss S. Noted for her penmanship. 33 MAkV ALX ' IXA XEWnURG. So smooth, so sweet, so silver ' , the voiee. This young lady is a stranger in our midst and, from what we have seen of her, looks pretty nice. Is a Civics shark. Xoted for her voice. DORIS STEWART XEWTOX. Uncertain, coy and hard to please. Full of wit, and fun and free. “Doddy” is a second Queen of Hearts but now she has hopelessly lost her own. She’s right there when there’s any fun around. Evidently likes changes. Xoted for her bubbling spirits. HARIOX LUCIE OAKES. Speak of me as I am, nothing extenuate. Nor set down an ' thing in malice. Marion causes no commotion around the school building. Spends her summer on the roller skates, and is an artist at it. X’ oted for her skating. HAROLD JOSEPH O’COXXOR. A smile for all, a welcome glad, A jovial, coaxing way he had. The walls of F. H. S. have been brightened for the last four years by ‘‘Cuddy’s” pleasant smile. He has played baseball off and on for four years and did a good work as chairman of the second class party committee. Everybody likes Cudd} ' . Xewman Club. Xoted for his gray hair(s). 34 MARY MARCELLA O’DONNEl.L. As chaste as unsunned snows. Mary doesn’t believe in the giddy frivolities of life. This is strange in one so young, hut no doubt Mary herself can throw a little light on it. Noted for her being methodical. ESTHER ROSE MARIE OTTO. Sighed and looked unutterable things. Esther looks pretty nice lined up with her ’cello, hut refuses to he so kind to any young man. All we can do, then, is to look in those goo-goo eyes of hers and he satisfied. Noted for her eyes. DWIGHT COGGSHALL PAGE. God made him — Therefore let him pass as a man. Dwight is not one of the lily-white youths of the class; no, quite the contrary. Has pursued the In- dustrial Course and among the various elective courses, has had remarkable success in Mecca-ism. Noted for his piano playing. MILDRED CHARLOTTE PETERSON. Little, but oh my ! Mildred looks tame in school, but she wakes up with a vengeance when she strikes the outer air. Can keep quite a few fellows going at the same time. Well, Mildred’s looks demand some attention. Noted for her baby stare. 35 MARION KATHRYN IMIKLPS. She thinks that men are ihled flies, And will not hear of lover’s si hs. Nevertheless we hope that Marion will go through life with other companions than a i)arrot and a cat. Noted for her dumb animals. ANNIE RUDD PINE. ! Assume a virtue if you have it not. Annie and C. T. get along famously, for she has been the official pilot of the Woodbury perambulator. She spends her remaining time doing collateral reading for “Merry Christmas.” Noted for her charges. | t i RICHARD JAMES PORTER. On their own merits modest men are dumb. That must be the reason why Dick keeps quiet. The only place we ever hear him talk is in elocution and that is seldom. Tries hard to convince Miss Brown that he knows his English. Noted for his quietness. GEORCxE REUBEN POTTER. ’Tis pleasant to see one’s name in print. George is a high-brow. Was editor-in-chief of the Red and Gray and turned out one of the l est books ever. But when it comes to girls George is absent. We hear that he once gave a two-pound box of candy to some maiden. Noted for his earnestness. 36 MARY CATHERINE PENDERGAST. Thy modesty is a candle to thy merit. Mary is another West h ' itchliiirgite and can write some good stories. She is one of the bright ones and awaits anxiously tlie arrival of the report card. Noted for where she comes from. CECIL PROCTOR. Thou art small, but strive to be a man. Cecil is “jus’ as easy” and rolls in and out without catching anywhere. He also helps Rill Hunter with the Industrial and no dou1)t will draw his $10 per some day. Noted for his chubbiness. HENRY MURDOCK PYNE. Come one, come all — this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. “Louise” has played footl)all for two years and is another one of Billy Hunter’s poor mechanics. He is some masher, that is, when he isn’t shaving his beard. Noted as our Bluelieard. FLORENCE JOSEPHINE RICE. Thy modesty is as a candle to thy merit. Florence is another dark horse; a nice girl just the same, and we would like to know more of her. We hear faint suspicions of a love affair in her vicinity. Noted for the “lost look.” 37 WM.V,- i c ' AROLixi-: (;i :kTKn)i’: Richmond. Bright as a summer’s cloudless sky, With stately tread she moves. “(iert” has l)een a constant and invalual)le con- tributor to tlie Red and Gray for the last few years. She is, moreover, one of the little body of gloom lifters. Noted for her aforesaid literary ability. ALVIN OTTO RINQUIST. Pass him not who seems a saint. Alvin is another knight of the machine shop. He likes a certain young lady hnt is rather timid al)ont telling her so. xAll Alvin needs is a little nerve. IDA ANNA ROME. Sober, steadfast, and demure. Ida has a way about her that is surely fetching. Makes some line attempts at mock heroics in elocution. Well, Ida says what she thinks and she thinks pretty often. Noted for her sweetness. MARION ELOUISE ROWLEY. A daughter of the gods, divinely tall And most divinely ' fair. Marion uses her brains to good advantage when it comes to appreciating jokes. Hope to see her champion golfer of the state some day. Chief amusement, golf. 38 MARTIN JAMES RYAN. What a pretty boy! I)ill lias tried for four years to 1)e a sport and is still trying. Walks as if he owned the town. Par- ticularly noted as the guy that led the cheers. Is partial to I ' reshman girls and listens for the “I’elle” (piite often. Noted for his important walk. RALPfl HENRY SAWYER. The world knows little of its famous men. We have tried hard to keep Ralph from the girls; hut all in vain. Although not exactly athletically in- clined, he does know the difference between an onside kick and a home run. As chairman of the Prom committee we expect him to show us a few. Zeta Phi. Noted for his affection for some of our " petites.” ALMA GENEVIEVE SCOTT. Her deep blue eyes smile constantly. Alma — the girl with the auhurn hair. She has won the heart of some unsuspecting youth ; and doesn’t care whether school keeps or not. Chief amusement, whispering. MYRTLE LILLIAN SCOTT. I desire that we may be strangers. We would like to hear Myrtle talk once in a while so as to judge the quality of her voice, but she be- lieves that “silence is golden.” Outside of this she is all right and we have no kick coming. Noted for her quiet demeanor. 39 STELLA MARIE SEXTON. As a wit, if not first, in the ver ' first line. Stella is jollier than she looks and vou can find this out by looking twice at her. Keejis the Liology class awake and certainly fits with Pop Edmands. Noted for her wit. JOSEPHINE DOROTHY SHEA. Before my mirror night and da ' . -primping, I am bust’. “Jo” is one of our belles and has been kept pretty busy during her four years refusing marriage offers. This is due to her Parisian styles and herself. She surprised us by doing a little studying this last year. Noted for her gowns. CATHERINE DELIA SHEEPIAN. Short but sweet. Catherine is one of Miss Currier’s star pupils and we think she could take “Noodles Fagan ' s” dictation though he speaks over two hundred words a minute. That ' s going some. Chief occupation, speeding up her shorthand. JOSEPHINE AGNES SHEEHAN. Virtue is oftentimes nearer when we stoop, than when we soar. “Jo” is a student in every sense of the word, though she is pretty modest about it. In spite of this she enjoys a good time. Chief amusement, studying. 40 GLADYS VI EVE STOCKWELL. Bid her cheek be ready with the l)lush. Gladys thinks a great deal of Edward and we sup- pose there’s a reason. She’s i)retty nifty looking and has a swell complexion. We wonder what she uses. Noted for her attractive looks. MADELAINE MARGUERITE SWEENEY. A shining .smile, a weary smile. Madelaine got her place in the hall of fame as cheer leader last fall. Rut we conld tell hy her en- thnsiasm that there was a reason — (Rah! ] ah ! D-s-d). Noted for her everlasting good nature. ALLAN RALPH THOMSON. A perfect thing needs no praise. Allan doesn’t have much to say but is a nice chap, expends his time lieating it back and forth from West I ' itchburg, and “building” curtains. Chief occupation, sticking around. MAURICE HENRY TRAIN. Fantastic, tierce, and wild. With all the trinkets of a child. “Train” considers life one joke and tries to con- ince every one of this. Played basketball and tried baseball this year. It is wonderful how he gets by with everything. Has a liking for Keefe’s Corner. Noted for his playthings. 41 PAUL GOODWIN TUTTLE. When I was a child I spoke as a child. Now ‘‘PolHe " is noted for his girls and his hird- like whistle. When he’s not interested in one he is in the other, so there yon are. lie, however, prefers quantity and seems to have good luck. Noted for his whistle. HELEN IfEATRICE UPTON. Her friends — they are many; Her foes — are there any ? Helen can hammer the ivories and likes to write poetry. She doesn’t like to tell all she knows. One of her attractive features is her smile. Chief occupation, writing poetry. CHARLES DENIS VAILLANT. His peneil drew whate’er his soul designed, And oft the happy draught surpassed the image in his mind. As editor-in-chief of the Class Book, Charlie has a little on the rest of us. Shines as the class artist, deliater and public speaker. In his attempts to find a suitable model for the “Vaillant girl” he has made the rounds of quite a few, and is still looking. New- man Clul). Chief occupation, drawing (his breath, girls, and his wages). BERNARDINE SOPHIA WALDRON. She’s little but she’s wise. She’s a terror for her size. “Bunny” is all right from her head up and from her feet down. We know that she is a tease; and so does the Faculty. Noted for her chunkiness. 42 RAY NELSON WELLINGTON. One ear heard it and at tlie otlier out it went. When Ray is called on to recite he scratches his head sleepily for a moment. Doesn’t believe in muhie exertion. Well, he hel])s to i)rint the Sentinel. Is a strong anti-snffragette. Noted for his newspaper experience. IDA ELLEN W1 DEMAN. Wliose little body lodged a great mind. She doesn’t ever liother about the hoys (not in school, anyway) but minds her own hnsiness. Her words are so few that we can’t tell what she intends to do. Chief occupation, carrying hooks home. HAZEL ARLETTE WILCOX. Good things come in small packages. Hazel is there, we hear, when it comes to making candy which is sold at the religions festivals. Chief occupation, comparing stenography work. WARREN CASSIUS WILDER. You can lead a horse to knowledge, But you can’t make him think. Well, Warren is in love and Velmah is the object of his intentions. Surprises are in store for ns and this is surely one. He helps to run the Bath Grinder works and they say he’s in line for promotion. Noted for his determined stride. 43 NELSON BOND WILLIS. Vour actions leave no room for doubt, That your head is wood inside and out; A man that in }j;umption you would outrank Could be easily sawed from a hemlock plank. The editor of the Red and Gray realized that even the name of Chink would suffice for the Joke Depart- ment, hence his appointment as chairman of jokes. Chink is also some football and hasehall player (???. ' ' ) and we have suspicions that he can sing. Noted as the higgest joke in school. Chief occupation, cracking jokes. KATHERINE WILSON. Happy am I, from care I’m free, Wh ' aren’t they all contented like me? Well, Katherine is pretty lively, and makes her- self heard in the locker room. However, she tells us she does not confine herself to high school boys. Noted for her jollity. KENDALL WYMAN. He would shake hands with the king on his throne and think it a kindness to His Mnjest " . “K” is always just so and wears a small flower garden in his buttonhole every day. Likes to dabhle a little in athletics but doesn’t go very deep. Has a decided weakness for the South Side. Noted for his huttonhole bouquet. ORLEN KING WOOD. A voice as of a cheru b choir. “Deac.” is right there when it comes to singing. His voice is just like a gentle clap of thunder. But he’s good-natured and lets Miss Greathead know when he’s in school. Noted for his bass. 44 W E now for the first time eall the attention of onr friends to the celebrated Class of ’13. When in September, 1909, this i ' ronp of mortals assembled in the corridors of old F. H. S., we were but the shadow of onr present greatness. Since that eventfnl day when we i)ccame a part of the imdergradnate body of F. H. S. we ha e certainly achieved great things. In numbers as well as in alnlity we were great, and this made possible (3nr success in so many varied branches of the school cnr- ricnlnm. Giving the closest attention to onr school work, we have suc- ceeded in laying a foundation of knowledge which is the pride of the h acnlty as well as the envy of the underclassmen. A retrospective glance over the history of the Class shows many varied experiences, many victories, few defeats, and a bcnchcial in- dnence which will be felt even in the years t(; come. We were always ready to take a keen interest in the affairs of onr Alma Mater. Whatever tended to improve the school or pupils we undertook with a vim which brought almost invarialrly instantaneous success. Now we can look back on onr short years as a happy spot in onr lives and look forward with eagerness to what awaits ns in onr future years with the feeling that “What we sow, so shall we reap.” 45 Enthroned ainoni ' the many hills Onr Alma ] Iater lies; And knowledge to the thirsty world From Wisdom ' s font supplies. Of all fair mothers, fairest she : Most wise of all that be. Most true of all the time, claim we. Onr dear old Fitchbnrg High. The friendships formed within these walls So strong and hrm today. Though rears may come, and years may go. Will never fade away. For decades and for centuries. Though rears of time may roll. Its ties shall lire eternally. Praise to onr Bine and Gold. If ' ords by Joseph G. Israel. Music by Edith X. Kelley. SEPTEM PER. 3. School opens. 4. Wanted — More seats in asseml)ly hall for the children. 6. Many Freshmen lost. 9. Converse tells innocent Freshmen how to elect Council members. 13. School night. — Large attendance. — Also large night. 18. Senior class elects officers. 24. Higgins is overcome by Morpheus in 34. Shouldn’t keep such late hours, “Hook.” 27. Freshman reception. 28. Mannix has scheme for raising money for athletics. Going some, Mart. 30. Higgins makes $1.25 in German and then like a true gamlder loses it all. 47 OCTOI5ER. 1. W ' c arc cnlcrlaincd l)y the antics of the cheer leaders at chai)el, l-iyan heii i - especially graceful. 1. h ' irst football game: V. II. S. 0, Lowell 3. A good ruh f m Lowell. 2. Girls’ Glee Club organized. 3. First lire drill. Freshmen think it is recess. 5. Lresnahan makes 75 cents. Invests in an extra large lunch. 5. F ' oothall : F ' . H. S. 0, Nashua 12. Hard luck. 9. Dog in 26. F’erhaps to see Leighton’s new suit. 12. Football: Leominster 0, F ' . H. S. 0. Listens well. 12. Thirty hoys parade down Main street at 10 o’clock at night with five snares and a bass drum to congratulate the coach on the Leominster game. IcS. Prof. Leighton on “Love at Fdrst Sight.” Very attentive audience. 19. F ' oothall: Gardner H. S. 16, J ' . H. S. 7. Should have been the other way. 21. Potter delivers an oration about the Red and Gray. 22. F ' irst Class Party committee chosen. 23. Br ! Br ! — Marks go in. 24. Seats at afternoon session sell at a premium. Misses Dunn and Smith responsible. 25. Columbia recital. Nothing to do but listen. 26. F ' oothall : Clinton 6, ¥. H. S. 20. One game to our credit. 29. Miss Cowles tells Vose that if he wants to talk with Miss Morse to go out on the steps and do so. NOVEMBER. 1. Mr. Woodbury demonstrates his aliility to run a ’ictor. 2. Football: St. John’s 6, F. H. S. 7. Pretty close. 4. Posters for F ' irst Senior Class Party on display. 5. All class dues called for. Response feeble. 7. F ' ifteen candidates appear on Circle street for swimming practice. 8. Mr. Woodbury sweeps up the corridors the first hour. Such a business ! 9. F ' ootl)all: Manchester H. S. 53, F. H. S. 0. NUF CED. Second half played to the tune of a funeral march. 12. Afternoon session still in fashion. Extremely popular with the kiddies. 16. F ' oothall : Gardner H. S. 12, F. H. S. 0. Played in the gloaming. 20. Very interesting talks on China and Korea by W. E. Griffis. 23. F ' oothall: Clinton H. S. 3, F. H. S. 0. F ' ogarty shines? ? ? ? ? ? 25. Talk by Mrs. Owens. 48 26. Converse’s patriotism is scpielched by M. C. S. 2(S. b ' irst Senior Class Party. 28. b ' ootball : Leominster 19, b ' . H. S. 0. bogarty shines again DECEMPER. 2. M. C. S. tells her 6th hour Civics class that the ISlgrims were bothered by moscinitoes the first winter. Some pipe dream, Mary. 5. hirst preliminary for Prize Speaking. 7. Lunch counter closed for the day. Everybody goes home hungry. 16. Red and Gray out. Result, everybody’s pockethook out. 19. Second Prize Speaking preliminary. 20. School closes for Christmas Holidays. An revoir. 26. Lamha Sigma dance at Whdlace hall. 27. Newman Club’s annual reception and dance. 25. Pasketball : b ' . H. S. 22, Alumni 34. 28. Basketball: E. H. S. 21, E. N. S. 26. JANUARY. 1. Zeta Phi dance. 4. No school? Saturday. 6. School Council report. 8. New Year’s resolutions begin to be broken. 8. Select few at the Inauguration. 8. Rapid fire talk liy “Noodles Eagan.’’ 10. Junior Class party. Shortage of dance orders. 11. Basketl)all: E. H. S. 15, L. H. S. 44. Please omit flowers. 13. Illustrated lecture by Mr. Butterfield of the N. E. 4. : T. Co. 14. Orchestra has improved greatly in the last few months. 17. Mannix recites in Civics for the first time in tw o months. 18. Basketball: F. H. S. 49, Clinton H. S. 18. Looks good. 22. F. H. S. decides to enter the great $1000 library contest. 24. 23 sounds like a boiler factory the fourth hour. Where, oh ! where is Mr. Burrage? 24. Basketball : F. bi. S. 18, Gardner H. S. 31. 27. Lecture on Art by Mr. Wallis. Sorrowfully we have to omit a period. 28. Lecture on Alaska by Rev. L. L. Wirt. Some talk. 29. Lecture on the relation of baseball to education. 49 VKWKVAKV. 1. r.askcthall : l II. S. 13, Leominster II. S. 25. 4. N. L. Coffin gi es first instruction in singinj . Instantaneous results. 5. “()rator” Adams tells of f ' . II. S.’s chances to win the library. 7. ’otes and coupons begin to pile in for the contest. 8. Laskethall ; J ' . 11. S. 24, (Gardner 11. S. 27. Chxse shave. 11. Everybody hap])y — ' tis a day of rest. 12. Laskethall : V. H. S. 31, Normal 27. Some surprise. 13. W e go to recitations to the tune of the " cowbell.” C. T. as bellman. 15. P.askethall: F. H. S. 20, Clinton H. S. 24. 22. Ilaskethall : F. H. S. 16, Normal 32. 28. Ryan and O’Connor star as " Mamfats” in Leominster. MARCH. 3. Adams gets a large invoice of tea and coffee (the wholesale buying). WA wonder why. 5. Converse sits on his hooks part of the sixth hour. 6. Large and interested audiences listen to an imaginary bird lecture. 7. Recovering from the disappointment of yesterday. 10. Report of School Council meeting by Secretary Higgins. 11. Maj. Lowe buys two boxes of candy. Congratulations, Major. 12. First meeting of baseball candidates held, about forty present. 19. Miss Smith asks how a certain question may l)e answered in language that may be used in the schoolroom. 20. Talk on Fire Prevention by Secretary Robbins of the Massachusetts Board of Fire Prevention. APRIL. 9. Lecture by Mr. Forbush on Birds. 16. Lecture by Mrs. Luce, State Secretary of Massachusetts W ' . C. T. U., on Temperance. 18. Prize Speaking Contest — Mr. Matthews and Miss Quinlan winners. 19. First baseball game : F. H. S. 0, Orange H. S. 6. Kind of rocky. 22. Seniors invited to Junior play at Normal school. 23. F. H. S. wins the Library Contest. Good work, Ed. 24. Class meeting to choose class photographer. No decision. 24. Parade of students in honor of winning library contest. 50 25 Woodhead chosen class photographer. 25. Seniors for Class Day Play are chosen. 26. Baseball: V. H. S. 12, St. John’s 8. More like it. 28. Rehearsals begin. 30. I ' ramingham 6, F. H. S. 7. That’s the idea. MAY. 2. Cushing 2d 6, F. H. S. 9. Nice work, fellows. 7. Baseball : Normal 5, F. H. S. 3. A handout. 14. Class group picture taken — 6th hour omitted. 15. Class panorama picture taken — 6th omitted again. Too much ! 15. Mr. Woodbury says that we lose $2.50 for every recitation that we miss. We think that it is worth it. 16. Interscholastic Prize Speaking at Leominster — Matthews winner of boys’ prize. 10. Baseball : F. H. S. 5, Clinton H. S 6. 17. Baseball: F. H. S. 2, Leominster 8. 19. Class pictures are all called for the Class Book. 9. Rev. Mr. Chalmers delivers an eulogy on the late Daniel Simonds. 9. F. FI. S. has reception in appreciation of the winning of the library. 20. Baseball : F. H. S. 3, Cushing 2d 1. 24. Baseball: F. H. S. doesn’t lose! (Rain.) 29. Memorial Day exercises. Lecture by Rev. L. L. Wirt. JUNE. 1. The beginning of the end. 2. Seniors put in an appearance decorated with the remains of a Junior flag. C. T. dampens their enthusiasm. 4. Baseball : F. H. S. 7, Clinton 10. Tough cheese. 5. Getting late. 6. Junior reception to Seniors. Fine time. Congratulations, T4. 7. Track meet at Clinton. Clinton noses out a winner with F. H. S. a close second. 9. Baseball : Gardner 10, F. LI. S. 5. Good night. 10. New piano sounds good. 11. Baseball: F. FI. S. 4, Normal 2. (17 innings.) 12. No school. Circus day. 13. Juniors try the flag-raising stunt again. 51 16. Reception to Senior.s by members of the industrial class; they prove to be worthy hosts. bS. Last (lay of study. Marks in. 16. Class Day Exercises, (meat success. 20. Class Day Exercises af ain for the i)uhlic. Athletic Association {.(ets the benefit. 21. Saturday. hAcr jody gets in a little sleep. 22. Laccalaureate. 23. Alumni reunion. 24. Report cards. Crief. Joy. Then some. 25. (jraduation. 26. Promenade. All revoir. 52 School Nijiht. 1 ' lic foiirlli annual school nii iil was held h ' riday, Se])leinl)er 14, with a lar ' c number of students ])resent. JndiLi ' e Murray iL ave a hue address on " ( )])])ortnnity.” ddie musical proj ' ram consisted of soiyi s by the student body and selections on the dctrola. d ' wo ,L ifts were ])resented to the school, one in helialf of the Class ( ' ] 2 , l) - Miss Criscilla Covell, and the other in behalf of the Alnnini Associatiem by C. Wdllis llennett. The ])roi ' ram closed with an address by Sn])erin- tendent Edgerly. First Senior Class Party. On Thanksgiving night the Senior Class entertained a large nnmber of ' their friends at a delightfnl dance held in Abdlace hall, ddie hall and stage were appropriately and prettily decorated with the class colors and the pleasures of the evening were enhanced by the excellent mnsic. arious Germans led by the officers and com- mittee tended to feature the dance. The cha])erones were iMisses Greene, Gifford, and Alclntire of the Faculty. Kendall AVyman was the chairman of the committee, which consisted of Doris Xewton, Edward Adams, Beatrice Upton, John ITiggins, AA ' alter Mall, iMildred Peterson, and David Colburn. Faculty Reception. The Faculty gave their annual reception to the Senior Class on Friday, December 13. The corridors and halls were tastetully decor- ated with plants and the like. Members of the Junior Class acted as ushers, while the girls of the same class assisted with the serving of refreshments. The entertainment of the evening consisted of selec- tions by the school orchestra and sleight-of-hand performances by Bennet Springer of Boston. After this amusing exhibition, dancing was enjoyed until 11 o’clock. i rr. James Chalmers was chairman of the committee in charge and was assisted by ] Iisses Dunn and Gifford. Lambda Si ma Dance. The Lamba Sigma Fraternity had its annual dance on Thursday, December 20, with about fifty couples in attendance. The hall Avas ])rettily decorated wdth palms, flowers, and attractive lighting effects. Dancing continued from eigdit o’clock till one, music being furnished by E. Perci ' al Coleman in his usual excellent fashion. This was the twelfth dance of the fraternity. 54 Newman Club Dance. I ' lie nienil)ers of the Newman Club proved to l)e ideal hosts to the nianv nests who throni ed W allace hall, h’riday nisj ht, Dcccinber 27 It was the seventh dance that the club has conducted and one of the most successful in every way. d ' he hall was tastefully decorated with nnnierons banners, including ' a lup ' c banner of the did) over the s ' .at ’e, which was baidced with i)abns. Music was furnished by an orcliestra of three ])ieces, in such manner as to call forth many encores, which were «iven and much enjoyed. Dancin - lasted until one o’clock, and every one left with a feelini;- of an evenino ' well, jileasantly, and profitably spent. Zeta Phi Dance. The cit hth annual dance of the Zeta Phi was held in Wallace hall with about seventy couples in attendance. The hall was ilecor- ated in a pleasing ' manner with the colors of the fraternity. Many moonlight dances were on the order and enjoyed by all. Dancing which lasted until one o’clock, was ])receded by a short reception where the mothers of the active members received the guests. Public Debate. The Public Debate was held in the Assembly hall. The subject for debate was ' ‘Resolved, that labor unions as they now exist are on the whole beneficial to society.” The afiirmative side was upheld by Charles Vaillaut, leader, John O’ Connor and Miss Clark; the negati e by Joseph Israel, leader, Alilton Matthews and Miss Kabatchnick. The judges decided in favor of the afiirmative side. Junior Reception. As is the custom, the Juniors gave a reception to the Seniors June 6. The entertainment consisted of a play with John O’Connor, Frederick Ryan, and IMiss Helen Stolba, members of the Junior Class, in the cast. After the play, refreshments were served, followed by dancing. The chairman of the committee was Milton Fish and he was ably assisted by a competent committee. 55 Priz.e Spea kills . The preliminary ])rize speakinj was held at the hii h school. I ' riday evening, April 18. All the contestants accpiitted themselves very well, the first prize for girls going to Miss Margaret Ouinlan, and the boys ' prize to Milton Matthews. Second ])rizes were awarded to Edward Adams and Gladys . Stockwell. The judges were Ke . George S. O ' Connor, Ir. Peter E. Ward, and Irs. Andrew Pratt. Junior Class Party. The Junior Class conducted its party on Eriday evening, January 10. Music was furnished by ] Iiller 8: Henault, and lasted until twelve o ' clock. The committee, whicii consisted of John Porte , chairman, assisted bv lisses r Iadeline Xolan, Fletcher, Holland, and Hohberger, Johnson, and Donai. left nothing undone to insure en- joyment. The chaperones were Ir. and Mrs. Leighton, Miss Maud Gifford, and ] Iiss Jennie Currier. Second Senior Class Party. The second Senior Class party was held in W allace hall with about one hundred couples present. A very capable committee with Harold (J ' Connor, chairman, assisted by blisses Gardner, and Peter- son. and James Joyce. Ray Foss, and Martin } Iannix. helped to make the partv a success. Dancing continued until twelve o ' clock. Alumni Reunion. The annual reunion of the Alumni Association was held in as- sembly hall on Monday evening, June 23. The addresses of the evening were given by Rev. Frederick E. Adiitney ' 84 of Xew ork, and Prin- cipal George P. Hitchcock ' 88 of Brookline. Several music numbers were given by Wyman Miller ' ll and Robert Stiles ' ll, members of the Harvard Glee Club, and Miss Katherine Smith ' 08. 2 fter refresh- ments the high school orche. tra played for dancing. 56 ' — ' % NEWMAN CLUB Nnumau (Elub Alfrri J raitrts Sffim0uii |[I 0itarb iSomns Eiiuiarb JSatrifk Soyrr Santpa 0l|omaB Saifrr Hartin iMaiuttx ArtiufH 3nBr jl| JFranrtB UlrSrnnBtl ffial ll Scutari lllnrnU Ifaroli 30Br jI| © ' (EBunar 3al|u iEranrtB ©’(EamtBr S rrbprtrk iFraurta Uyau CEiiarlra InttB Haillant DELTA CHAPTEU, ZETA PHI FIIATEKNITV ISagpr (EJiasr Klim iautb iMnm (Snlbnnt SIfrog Bxnxtl} (Eonurra Sana nnbmtu Ittu pl|t iFratpruitg iflta (Hljaptpr ArttupH Pl|inpaa tnart Npuitnn Ual I) lElntPr ®trl|manb ®alpJ| amypr Arno lb 1KpnnptI| Qllinmpann pprrii (Enlbg WpUtngton ZETA CHAFTEH, LAMBDA SIGMA FBx TEBMTV IGamJia tgma iFratpruttg Zpta C£l}a|)tpr StgpUnit Olriirkrr Artiitrs iSabrrt Sullnrk iffltUrr ISnbfrt Sintrbirt ffinulb l aralb SarnpB iUnrsr Ualtpr g irhiaii all MtlUam ffipril TSosr iEbrrrtt IFrrbfric l nltiarlb $ltrl|arb ifflarlni Wooblaarb ffinrrn lalitr 3nl)n0on. ilfiiuuirii Snlaiti) l|trrpffa iKpJtJiall Uijman 63 The Cooperative Industrial Course. T his is the third class of Seniors to graduate from the Industrial Department, and you can see what a lusty bunch we are. We have upheld the reputation esta1)lished by the original twenty in athletics, society and work, and believe that we shall rival them in the business world also. We have shed honor on the Fitchburg High School, for onr fame, which is world-wide, has brought visitors from every section of the country to the city to see this department, and onr director lias been called upon to address many gatherings in other cities to tell them about it and help them to establish a similar course. The annual spring trip this year was to Providence, R. I., where we spent the day visiting the Brown Sharpe Wfg ' . Co., and tlie General Fire Extinguishing Co.’s ])lants, bringing back a whole lot of new ideas to Force Fitchburg Forward. Those who went to the University of Cincinnati last fab are making good in fine shape and several more expect to go next year. The Industrial Society has had a prosperous year closing with the annual banquet, June 18, to the Industrial graduating class, followed by a dance to which all members of graduating class were invited. There has been one sad event during this year which has been of particular moment to this department. Mr. Daniel Simonds, late president of the Simonds Mfg. Co. and founder of the Industnal Course, died May 4. He was intensely interested in the success of this course and this was expressed in many ways. A modest man, he would not accept that meed of credit that was really his, and the example he set of high personal ideals and sterling business character ’ill be an inspiration to all of us. 65 OltniKSTItA F. H. S. Orchestra Conductor. Prof. Karl P)aiie1)en. First Violins. fosei)h l ine Samuel P)()ro Vfcky (luy Delaney Second Violins. Eugene Cote ’Cello. Esther Otto Mandolins. Irene Beers First Cornet. Benjamin W. Greenberg John Eiolland Henry Fenton Seeond Cornet. T rondione. Mr. Wiley Drnnis. Faculty Adviser. Mr. William Leighton Doris j. Eleteher Opal Shirreffs Merriam Gilchrist Geraldine Fitzgerald Fannie Fletcher Don C. Clark Rodney Liversage 67 The Debating Club. President, Martin J. Alannix Viee-P resident, Alarie L. Champagne Seeretary, Catherine M. Xestor Treasnrer, John H. Higgins Edward A. Adams Thomas E. Bresnahan Elizabeth A. Clark Nora V. Eoote W alter S. Hall Joseph G. Israel Eannie Kabatchnick Milton A. Matthews James ’SI. iMcXamara John E. O’Connor John C. Porter Henry M. Pyne Jeremiah M. Reardon Alartin J. Ryan Madelaine i I. Sweeney Charles D. Vaillant 68 School Council 1913 Lero} Converse Marie Champagne Astrid Gnstafson John Higgins Martin Mannix David Colburn Edward Adams Earl Beer Harris Cutler 1914 John O ' Connor Hazel Eitzgibbons Robert Miller Edith Joel James Andrews George Daniels Alfred Desmond Edward Joyce Erancis Sullivan 1915 Hazel Elint Paul Kielty Raymond Parkhnrst Joseph Perault Carl Swanson 1916 Roy den Beer Walter Champney Howard Cosman Basil Fields George Flynn Isabelle Geofifrion Aaron Herndon Roland Werner 6 9 99 Board of Editors, “Red and Gray. Editor-in-Chief George R. Potter ' 13 Business Manager Martin J. Mannix ' 13 Assistant Business Manager Cecil Vose ’14 Literary Department Marie L. Champagne, Cliairman Annette Stiles ' 15 ICizabeth Clark ' 14 lAlith White ' 14 (Chairman French Department) Edith Joel ' 14 Joseph Israel ' 13 R. Norcross W ' allis ' 15 (Chairman German Department) Clara Draheim ' 14 Marion Rowley ' 13 Beryl Harrison ' 15 Mary Battles ' 13 Zita Burleigh ' 16 Carolyn Dexter ' 14 Constance Sargent ' 16 Barbara Cushing ' 15 Anna Alaynard ' 16 ScJiool Xotes Certrnde Beverly ' 13, Chairman Clyde Albee ' 14 George Daniels ' 14 George Dimn ’15 Walter Hall ' 13 Ralph Saw ' yer ’13 Athletics John Higgins ' 13, Chairman Richard Holton ’14 Jokes Nelson A 411is ' 13, Chairman Edward Lnnd1)erg ' 14 Albert Bjorn ’13 Lncia Hntchins ' 15 Edward Riley ’14 Benjamin Perkins ' la Alnmni Department Bessie Banyea ' 12, Chairman Priscilla Covell ' 12 Henry Dean 12, Assistant Chairman Dorothy Aliller ' 12 Art Editor Charles AHillant ' 13 Adz’isory Board Miss Helen F. Stratton I ' ss Alice W. Brown Miss Rina Mande Greene Miss Anna E. Dunn 70 Athletics F. H. s. 1912-1913 Officers of President dce-Presi(lent . Secretary-Treasurer I ' aculty Adviser . Alumni Adviser . AFana ' er Footl:)all Ca])tain Football Manager P)asketball Ca])tain P)asketball Manager Baseball Captain Baseball Manager Track . Captain Track . Coach Football . Coach Football . Coach P)asketball Coach Baseball . Coach Track the Athletic Association, 1912-19ia. E.vccufk’c Coininittee Martin J. ] Tannix ’13 David M. Colburn ’13 Charles T. W ' oodbnry James M. iMcXamara Dr. Francis McMnrray ’91 Managers and Captains Everett F. Flowarth ’13 Albert L. Fogarty ’14 James Coc kson Earl Beer ’13 Martin J. Mannix ’13 Daniel J. Moriarty ’15 . Robert B. tidier ’14 David M. Colbnrn ’13 Coaches Lee L. Harding . Thomas F. Bresnahan James Cookson Thomas F. Bresnahan Thomas F. Bresnahan 72 THK FOOTBAI.I. TKAM. Football S TAR1lN(i the season ai ainst the heavy l.owell eleven, the loot- l)all team, thong h very light, was al)le to hold them to a 3 to 0 seore. ( )verllowing with eonhdenee, they were l)eaten on tue lollow- ing Saturday 1)y Nashua, a far inferior team. On Colnm1)ns da - ot the following week, Leominster 11. S. eame to iMtehl)nrg eonhdenl ol an easy victory; but Id 11. S. proved to l)e the more dangerous, and were it not for the slip])ery field which was to the disad antage ol the light Litchbnrg team, there is no doubt hnt what L. 11. S. would have come out on the smaller end of the score instead of holding F. 11. S. to a scoreless tie. The (lardner team came to Fitchlinrg on die next Saturday, and returned wdth a If) to nctory. h. 11. S. played rings aioiind (laidnei, hnt poor jiidgnient on the part of the ([iiarterhack gave the game awxiy. F. li. S. then went to Clinton and trimmed them 20 to () in tlie best game of the season. The team continned its wdnning streak by de- feating St. John’s H. S. of Worcester 7 to 6. They then journeyed to Manchester, N. 11., where they were hopelessly outclassed b} M. M. S., the champion high school team of that state. ( )n Xov. lO, Gardner H. S. proved its right to the championship of the Wbachnsett League hy defeating F. H. S. 12 to 0. Lack of team work and jioor generalship now had their w ' oist effects on the team, and F. H. S. was lieatcn 3 to 0 l)y Clinton, tiie poorest team in the league. Again, on Thanksgiving day, they lost to Leominster, 19 to 0. Although the team lost seven out of the ten games, the season can not be termed a failure. Financially it was a success, and besides giving the fellows the usual physical beneht with few injuries, it served to bring out an unusual display of school spirit on the pai t of the pupils. This cannot be overlooked, and a word of thanks is due to the school in general for the fine support given the team under such adverse conditions; to Mr. William Leighton of the Faculty for his interest in leading the school in practicing the school songs and train- ing the cheer leaders ; to the cheer leaders. Miss Marie Houghton, Miss Aladelaine Sweeney, fohn () Connor, JMartin Ryan, and Richaid 75 Woodward; and to Messrs. James M. McNamara and James A. Chal- mers of the h aculty for their interest shown toward the team durin ' I lie season. At the close of the season the letter-men elected Alfred h ' . Des- mond captain of next year’s team. He has played left half-back for the last two seasons and has not only done all of the punting, but has also been the best ground gainer. The Summary, Date. Place. Team. Opp. F. H. S. Oct. 1 Fitchburg Lowell 3 0 Oct. 5 Fitchburg Nashua 12 0 Oct. 12 Fitchburg Leominster 0 0 Oct. 19 Fitchburg Gardner 16 7 Oct. 26 Clinton Clinton 6 20 Nov. 2 Fitchburg St. John’s 6 7 Nov. 9 Manchester Manchester 53 0 Nov. 16 Gardner Gardner 12 0 Nov. 23 Fitchburg Clinton 3 0 Nov. 28 Leominster Leominster 19 0 The Team: Name and Position. Class. Ag-e. Wgt. Games. Name and Position. Class. Age. Wgt. Games. beer, r. e. ’13 18 135 10 Fischer, 1. e. ’13 18 134 7 Mannix, r. t. ’13 17 158 Adams, q. b. ’13 18 150 8 Herndon, r • g- ’16 15 154 9 Converse, q. b. ’13 17 116 5 Matthews, r. g ’13 17 160 9 Desmond, 1. h. b. ’14 17 136 10 Pyne, c. ’13 18 125 Higgins, r. h. b. ’13 17 138 10 Kennedy, 1 • g- ’13 17 148 10 Holton, r. h. b. ’14 16 126 9 Reardon, 1, • g- ’13 18 133 1 Fogarty, f. b. ’14 18 150 10 Vose, 1. 1. ’14 16 152 9 Hall, f. b. ’13 18 148 1 Moriarty, 1 . e. ’15 17 132 10 76 THE BASKETBA LL TEAM Basketball T 1 f l)askel1)all team was not as sncccssfnl as it inii lit have 1)een. hh ' oni a team whieh was al)le t(j hold the last Xormal school live to a 26 to 21 score, it i radiially declined until it was tied with Clinton, for last place in the Wachnsett Leai me, and was beaten attain by the Normal school by a lartfc martt ' in. It showed ' ood form at times but was unable to keep it up. Captain beer in center was tlie most consistent performer and aloiptf with Nickerson at ri ht forward did «ood work. The Summary. Date. Place. Team. 0pp. F. H. S. Dec. 25 ] ' ' itcb1)nrg Alumni 34 22 Dec. 28 Peter] )oro Peterboro A. 40 21 Jan. 4 bdtcbbnrg Normal 26 21 Jan. 11 Leominster Leominster 44 15 Jan. 18 Fitch1)nrg Clinton 18 49 Jan. 24 Gardner Gardner 31 18 bTl). 1 Fitchburg Leominster 25 13 Feb. 8 Fitcldnirg Gardner 27 24 b ' eb. 12 Fitchburg Normal 27 31 Felc 15 Clinton Clinton 24 20 Feb. .22 Fitchburg Normal 32 16 The Team. Train, 1. f. ; Nickerson, r. f. ; Beer (Capt.), c. ; Converse, 1. b. ; Fogarty, r. b. ; Saunders, c., r. b. 79 1 I THE TUACK TEAM Interclass Meet. WE annual intcrclass meet was held on Lowe i)layt;ronn(l on A Wednesday, Alay 28. Owin - to the inclement weather in- terest was shown in the meet, and only a few contested. ( )nl ' seven of the thirteen major events and four of the minor e ' ents were rim oft. ddte Seniors scored the larg ' est number of points in the major class, hnt the Sophomores, by their excellent showing- in the minor class, won the meet with a total of 42 points. The Summary. Major Class. Joo yards dash — First, Champney ’16; second, W ' arren ' 15; third, Co]1)iirn ' LS, Time, 11 seconds. 220 yards dash — First, Champney ' 16; second, Colburn ' 13; third, I ice ' 15. Time, 23 3-5 seconds. 440 yards ran — First, Colburn ’13; second, W ' arren ’15; third. Fish ’14. Time, 59 seconds. Half mile nui — First, Hall ’13; second, Whitcomb ’14; third, Gardner ’16. Time, 2 minutes, 11 seconds. High jump — First, Marshall ’15; second. Fish ’14; third, Colburn ’13. Height. 4 feet, 10 inches. Broad jump — First, Champney ' T6; second. Fish ’14; third, Colburn ’13. Distance. 18 feet, 7 inches. Shot put — First, Colburn ’13; second, Thompson ’14; third, Hannula ’15. Distance, 34 feet, 6 inches. Minor Class. 75 yards dash — First, Rice T5 ; second. Grout ’16; third, McDonough ’16. 120 yards loio hurdles — First, Rice ’15; second. Grout ’16; third, Sullivan ’15. Ruuuing broad jump — First, Sullivan ’15; second. Day 45; third. Rice ’15. Pole z ' ault — First, Kielty 45; second, W ' yman 45; third, Dai’ 45. Major. Minor. Totals. Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen 21 13 13 16 29 7 21 13 42 23 82 Wachiisett Interscholastic Meet. T he annual Wachusett Interscholastic Track Meet was held at Clinton on Saturday, June . Clinton won the meet with a total of 74 points. Fitchburg came second with 56 points, Leominster third with 19, and (Gardner last with 3. (kirdner and Fitchburg were represented l)y only a few men; low standing in studies spoiled hitchburgs chances as h. 11. S. was represented l)y only two men in the major class, although they did walk away with the minor events. Summaries : Major Events. ]()() yards dash. Needham, Clinton. Pickford, Clinton. Thompson, Clinton. Time, 111-5 sec. 220 yards dash. Pickford, Clinton. Needham, Clinton. Thompson, Clinton. Time, 23 3-5 sec. d8() yards run. Heinritz, Clinton. Purucker, Clinton. Philbin, Clinton. Time, 2 min., LS sec. Mile run. Heinritz, Clinton. Rylander, Gardner. Jackson, Clinton. Time, 5 min., 40 sec. Lozv hurdles. C. Martin, Clinton. S. Martin, Clinton. Richmond, Fitchburg. Time, 54 sec. High hurdles. C. Martin, Clinton. S. Martin, Clinton. Richmond, Fitchburg. Time, 17 3-5 sec. Pole vault. Ligom, Fitchburg. Everett, Clinton. Whitney, Leominster. 9 ft., 8 in. High jump. Stannard, Leominster. Idgom, Fitchburg. C. Martin, Clinton. 5 ft, in. Broad jump. Ligom, Fitchburg. Moran, Clinton. McComisky, Leominster. 18 ft., 1 in. 12 pound shot put. McComisky, Leominster. S. Martin, Clinton. Platt, Leominster. 36 ft, 4 in. Half mile relay race. Clinton. Fitchburg. Time, 1 min., 47 sec. 83 75 yards dash. Minor Events. Rice, Fitchburg. Time, 8 3-5 sec. Low hurdles. Parkhurst, Fitchl)urg. Leamy, Leominster. Parkhurst, Fitchburg. Time, 17 3-5 sec. Broad jump. Sullivan, Fitchburg. Croshere, Leominster. Parkhurst, Fitchburg. 15 ft.. 1 in. Pole vault. Sullivan, Fitchburg. Leamy, Leominster. Parkhurst, Fitchburg. 8 ft., 1 in. Oue-mile relay race. Kielty, Fitchburg. Wyman, h ' itchhurg. Fitchburg. 1 min. , 56 sec. Clinton Leominster. Clinton. Summary. Major. Minor. 73 1 Totals. 74 Fitchburg 18 38 56 Leominster 13 6 19 Gardner 3 ’ 0 3 84 THE I5ASEBALI. TEAM Baseball T ni 1)ase1)cill team has just completed a season of ratlier varyini ' success. There is little doubt but what it was the best team m the leag ' ue and in this vicinity, but the loss of games, and thus the champioushi]) of the league, was due to the fact that the players had to be coutimially shifted from one position to auothei iii oidei to hil the places of tiie ])layers who were obliged to leave for various reasons at the most critical times. F. 11. S. won two of the six league garner and six of the other eight. The base-rmmiug, fielding, hitting, and all-round tine leadership of Captain Moriarty were the features of the Date. The Summary. Place. Team. 0pp. F. H. S. .‘ l)ril 19 Orange Orange 6 0 April 26 Fitchl)urg St. John’s 8 6 .12 April 30 b " ramingham Framingham 7 May 2 Ashburnham Cushing Second 6 9 May 7 Fitchburg Normal 5 2 May 10 Clinton Clinton 6 .S May 17 Leominster Leominster 8 2 May 20 I ' itchburg Cushing Second 1 3 May 30 Gardner Gardner 8 9 May 31 Athol Athol 3 5 June 4 Fitchburg Clinton 10 7 June 9 Fitchburg Gardner 10 5 June 11 Fitchburg Normal 2 4 June 16 Fitchburg Games played. Leominster 14; won, 8; lost, 6. 0 4 The Team. Wing, p. Vose, p. Moriarty, c. f., c. Kennedy, 1 b. O’Connor, 2 b. Howard, s. s. L’Esperance, c , 3 1). Cheever, c. f. Stevenson, r. f. Lawrence, 1. f. Fischer, 1. f. Wyman, 3 b. 87 Wearers of the “K,” 1912 - 1013 . Football. E. A. Adams ’13 G. E. Peer ’13 H. L. S. Converse ’13 V. H. Fischer ’13 T. W. S. Hall ’13 R. J. H. Higgins ’13 M. E. k ' . Howarth ’13 (Mgr.) D. T. E. Kennedy ’13 H. M. J. Mannix ’13 L. M. A. Matthews ’13 W, H. M. Pyne ’13 R. J. " P Reardon ’13 K. A. ] ' . Desmond ’14 A. L. Fogarty ’14 R. A. llolton ’14 M. W ' . C. Vose ’14 R. 1). J. Moriarty ’15 R. A. O. Herndon ’16 R. H. Basketball. E. Eeer ’13 (Capt.) L. S. Converse ’13 M. H. Train ’13 A. L. Fogarty ’14 E. E. Nickerson ’15 Baseball. Cheever ’15 Fischer ’13 G. Howard ’15 E. Kennedy ’13 K. Lawrence ’14 J. Mannix ' 13 (Mgr.) J. Moriarty ’15 (Capt.) J. O’Connor ’13 R. Stevenson ’15 C. Vose ’14 VV. Wing ’16 M ' yman ’13 Track. Tdgom ’15 K. Miller ’14 (Mgr.) T. Parkhurst ’15 Rice ’15 P. Sullivan ’15 88 THE CLASS OF 191. ?, 1914 P OOR, deluded members of the Class of ' 14; to you our hearts out ill sympathy. We know that yours is a very sad case, but while there’s life there ' s hope, and there is a faint sug ' estion of life in you yet. Fan the spark and jierhaps the dame will appear, lor the day of miracles has not yet passed. Look up to us as your modei. and strive to do what you can never hope to do — ecpial the splendid record of the Class of ’13. And so in partiu we warn you to avoid the toys and knicknacks which have interested you for the past three years, and seek to imitate the untarnished record which the noble Class of ’13 has bequeathed to you. 1915 . X N you, oh! Sophomores, we see faint o-leaminos and susiiicions or future g-reatness even almost equal to our own. our path lies before you to choose, set with the lights which we have left behind to guide you on your way. And do not forget that the infant class is at your heels, and we all well know that in that class there is nothing- hut an unfathomable conglomeration. Ffowever, cleave to the blazed trail, and who knows but what you in your turn will do honor t J your school in the coming years? 1916 . B y very careful and painstaking examination we have found out who you are, but what you are, w e can never hoi)e to tell. A ' e know that you follow only too willingly the erroneous lead of ’14. Reware! for there is such a thing as going beyond redemption. Nat- urally we take a fatherly interest in you, but we do not underestimate the arduous task of trying to reform you. However, l)race up, bke men, seek to do better instead of worse, and you may do something and be something yet. 91 W ITH a sickening plunge the car left the road and I felt myselt sinking quietly into the inky-black cloud which enveloped me. Strange and indistinct shapes hovered around. y degrees it grew brighter, and finally so bright that I could view the beantifnl city into which I had descended — the city of the hutiire. As I scanned the horizon I saw a wayfarer approaching seated on a mule and apparently enjoying himself. As he drew near, what was my surprise to recog- nize the " " familiar features of “Ox Kennedy.” Ihit with his customary speed !!!!!! he vanished quickly from my sight. Down the street came a monstrous motor truck with who do yon suppose at the helm? Why, Ray Foss, the human buzz-wagon, and seated in the truck was the human freight. What do you know, all my friends of the Class of ’13! Hisses McCarthy, Rome, Cutting, Durling, Mattson, the two Beverlys, Crozier, Nestor and others. But, horror of horrors, seated in the middle with a huge banner on which was printed ‘Wotes for Women,” was Johnnie Fletcher. As 1 soliloquized on the state of affairs the truck sped by. 1 walked along the street looking for new sights and old familiar faces. But seeing in front of me a large opera house I decided to drop m. hlorence Gillis was selling tickets, so I gave her the high sign and passed in. I hardly recognized Proctor and Meyer in their usher’s suits. On 93 rcacliino ' my seat I settled back to enjoy myself. The curtain was ii]) and Madelaine Iloland was makiiii ' a frenzied a])|)eal to the villain, who, underneath his paint bore a strong- resemblance to Matthews And then that pony ballet that trooped out, having in its members v ' lashing Kate Mcdrath, Rache Donahue, (irace Hughes, Mildred Reterson, and so on. ddiey gamboled around doing that “Gaby Glide” to the accompaniment of a raggy orchestra led by Jo I ' ine, who was scrai)ing away on his violin, with Fat Delaney trying to help him out, but on an entirely different key. ddie sight of these old faces l)roiight back many memories and I hastened out looking for new developments. I ' he first person that luy eyes rested on was Alart Mannix. It was with some difficulty that I broke away from hini, and in that short time he had compelled me to buy some stock in a zinc mine in Kalamazoo. After steering away from this unprofitable neighborhood, my eyes chanced to catch a sign up on one of the high buildings, “Edward A. Adams, M. D.,” and you can bet your life I hastened toward the elevator to see if there were any more of my classmates there. Ed Adams was just coming down smoking a “7-20-4,” and I stopped a minute to chat with him. In the course of this conversation I found out that Chink AVillis w as traveling with a circus billed as “the biggest joke of them all,” that IMul Tuttle and Mildred had settled down, that Hook Higgins was running a white lunch, and that George Potter was editing a Socialist newspaper. With this news seething in my brain, I got into the elevator and went to the top floor. We came very near going straight through the roof, and I fell when I saw that Train was the elevator boy. I got a glimpse of Mary Howe taking down some rapid-fire dictation; I winked at her but she didn’t see me. The sign on the next door had “Leroy C. Converse, Attorney-at-Law.” I opened the door to go in, but he was busy, as he told me later, making out a divorce between Dunbar and Gladys. This surprised me. I almost ran into Marie Champagne, with Stella Sexton, Astrid Gustafson, and Ruth Gardner. I wished, when they told me that they were all teaching school, that I was going to school once more. Seeing that I couldn’t hold my own there, I bade them good-bye. I noticed the various stores with their elegant fronts. Many members of the class were represented here also. There was “Joseph Israel, Ladies’ Tailor,” “M. Ryan Co., Skins and Furs,” “Sawyer ' s Tea Room.” 94 Pyiie, Morrill, and Beer were runnini the biggest machine sho]) in the town, but I heard that they were to dissolve partnership. Al- though it was getting late 1 conld not go by the court house withoni dropping- in; Judge Woods was presiding. The first case called l)ronght out (jertriule Beverly and Archibald De Lnde. lie claimed that she disturbed him every night by reading aloud her papers on suffrage. Joseph Corley, Hazel Cummings, Ruth Crozier, and Alice Connihan testified that the noise was awful. The jury, composed of Cutler, Barnard, Bjorn, Fischer, Hall, and Hooper, returned a verdict of guilty. The defendant was warned against any future atteinjits of the same nature and fined eighty-nine cents. Dot Newton was next arraigned, the charge being willful and felonious breaking of hearts. She was also found guilty on this count, 1)ut given another chance on condition that she would try to repair the damage done. This closed the ])roceedings for the day, and as I was hungry I decided to have a little lunch. Sitting down waiting for a waitress, I was not prepared for the bowl of soup that was poured down my neck. But looking at the proprietor I concluded not to get angry. It was Marion Rowley. The manager, K. Wyman, offered profuse apologies to me and to the crowd of onlookers, among whom was Jo Shea, Beatrice Upton, Esther Otto, Dave Colburn, Howard Caswell, and then some. But I was not in a mood to do any talking, so put on my hat and walked out to get cooled off . I hailed a taxicab, but never noticed that Page was the chauffeur, and unfortunately for me he drove the machine straight against the side of the building, and I struck w ' ith a crash on my head. At this my eyes opened to find an old rul e pouring a pail of water over my head. The city of the future and the Class of ' 13 was once more a creature of the mind. 95 Some Sorij Hits. “Take a Little J ' ip from 1 ' ather.” “The Lost Chord. " “I’nt on Your Old Gray Tonnet. " “Take Me to the Cabaret. " “Oh, You Leautiful Doll.’ C. T. Woodbury Parke 1 laniard Rachel lleverly “Dot " Newton “Jo” Shea “Honey Bunch.” “The Syncojiated Boogy Boo. " “Everybody Loves a Chicken. " “Lin the Guy. " “Snooky Ooknms. " “My Cousin Cams. " “Pinky, Pinky, Poo. " " Pm Looking for a Nice Young “The Ghost of the Yiolin. " “Wdio Are You With tonight? " “Some Boy. " “My Bonnie Rose. " “Good Bye. " Esther Curtis “Chink " Wdllis Ruth Gardner J. Hook Higgins Ed Adams Jolinii} Fletcher Ralph Sawyer Fellow. " Gertrude Beverly Joe Fine “Nappy " Beer “Bill " Ryan Esther Rose Marie Otto F. H. S. 1913 Miss B. in German — ‘Alannix, say T have a rose.’ " Mannix — “Ich bin die rose. " [Trans. “I am a rose. " ] If any one should ask you what the biggest joke in the school was, tell them Chink Willis, chairman of the Red and Gray joke de- jiartment. Miss Brown in English — “What is the book of a man’s life called? " Ereshie — “His biology. " Bright Junior telling a story — “He was an old man with a long beard on crutches. " Mr. Edmands in Biology — “What is a caterpillar? " Bright Junior — “An upholstered worm. " 98 Miss Champagne desired a drink of water. ‘‘Mart ' ’ Mannix pro- cured the desired bevera.i e and as she im1)i1)ed of its thirst-appeasing qualities, Mart remarks, “dhirning water into Champagne.” Mr. Mac. in Physics — “One year the water got so dry they were going to shut down all the hydraulic elevators.” Senior to innocent Freshie — “Say, sonny, can you tell me why a kiss is like a bottle of olives?” Freshie — “I am sure I don’t know, sir.” Senior — “Well, sonny, after yon get the first one the rest come easy.” First Senior — “Say, there is one g(X)d thing about our orchestra.” Second Senior — “ITovv is that?” First Senior — “Well, even the discords are Fine.” “Tell me not in mournful numbers. Civics is but an em])ty dream.” D. M. C. M. J. M. Miss Kirby to ])enmanship class — “Now try it the other way and get a slant on.” Three ways of sending news: Telephone, telegTa])h and tclegirl. Freshie defining an ellipse — “An ellipse is a long, oblong circle. T. B. to baseball squad — “Now, fellows, smoking, staying out late nights, and other things don ' t pay. I tell you I know from ex- perience.” Mr. E. in Biology — “What are some of the stone fruits?” First pupil — “Peaches, plums, and cherries.” “Are there any others?” Second student — “Oh, primes.” . Mr. E. in Biology — ' ‘How would you fumigate a room?’’ Junior — “Cover all the cracks, burn some disinfectant, and then let the room stand.’’ I went to see a football game, ddiought I could play the same. So in haste I joined the eleven — And I’m writing this from heaven. Although the Class of ’13 is a strictly temperate class, neverthe- less we have. Champagne, Porter, and two kinds of Beer on hand most of the time. If hot air was music, Jo Israel would be a brass band. A man stood on the railroarl track. He did not hear the bell, ddie train went on to Buffalo, And the man went on to Troy. Alaj. Lowe as he pats a freshie on the dome — “Greathead, Great- head’’ (meaning hazy. Major). Soph taking plane geometry — “I wonder what I will do when I get too (to) solid?” We always welcome assemblies. And we love the speakers too, hhjr the more we have assemblies The less we have to do. Miss B. in English, ex])laining the use of ie and ei — “I follows i, e follows c, li-ce, have you that?” “Down-stairs, first door to the right, our latest styles (Stiles).” 100 Gentle hints to h ' resliinen ; lie sure and wipe yonr feet on the doormat. Don’t ask for rain cheeks on rainy days. Ilring- yonr own milk bottles, because the school docs not furnish them. Don’t try to blnfif, because yon can’t. Leave a little room in the offike for C. d T.ook ont that yon don’t i ' et stei)])ed on ;-; ' oini ' around corners. Remember a» ' e before beanty. Re nsefnl as well as ornamental. ’dLvas in a restaurant they met. One Romeo and Jnliet, ’Twas then he first fell into debt. For Rome-o’d what Jnli-et. Rrigiit Innior after a talk on hard and solt water — “Is ice hard water, Mr. C ' halmers?” Mr. Edmands — “If yon don’t want to g ' et malaria yon had better keep away from those dam(p) places.” Ode to Latin. All the people dead who wrote it. All the people dead who si)oke it. All the ])eo]: le die who learn it. Happy death, they surely earn it. A boy is like a kerosene lamp : He isn’t especially brig ' ht, He is always turned down, generally smokes. And often goes ont at night. limmv iMac in Physics — man put his hand on a live wire once, and it burnt his hand clear np to his elbow.” Some hand, James. 101 Limericks. There was an old maid from Lynn Who was so very thin That when she essayed To drink lemonade, She slipped through the straw and fell in. “May I print a kiss upon your lips?” And she granted sweet permission ; Then they went to press, And I rather guess They printed a large edition. There is a young girl named “Bunney,” Her ways are certainly funny; Her eyes have a twinkle, Her nose has a wrinkle, She always is merry and sunny. There was a young l)oy named M illis. Who with all kinds of jokes tried to fill us. Jokes old and stale. With no head or tail, Until we thought surely he ' d kill us. One sweetly solemn thought comes to nte o’er and o er. That the whole blooming Faculty sometimes becomes a bore. Senior — “What do you think of Culebra Cut. ' " ’’ Freshman — Well — er — 1 never tried it. They don ' t let me smoke a pipe.” As into Civics forth I go, A little prayer I utter low. And say in accents soft and deep. Now I lav me down to sleep. M. J. M. 102 r.atin Prof. — “Don’t you think you’d l)etter turn the pag ' c? You’ve already translated ei ht lines on the next.’’ — Ex. Dark street Pjanana peel. Fat man Virginia reel. At Thanksgiving Day game — “Who said that Fogarty ’14 could play football?” “W’ell, he is some place-kicker anyway.” Wouldn’t it be funny if : Jo Israel had his hair cut cocoanut. Pop Edmands was principal. Parke Parnard smoked a Pii)pin. lohnnie Fletcher forgot to sing in cha])el. School forgot to open. F. H. S. had a gymnasium. The bass drum s]:)lit open. The orchestra played in tune. Every hour was omitted. Mr. Woodbury had a collar the right size. Eogarty ’14 paid back all the nickels he owes. Teacher — “What are the most ])opular words in high school?” Ereshie — “I don’t know.” Teacher — “Correct.” ] r. C. S. — ‘‘At what time of day did this battle begin?” Vaillant— “Night.” A green little Freshman in a green little way, Some chemicals mixed for fun one day, Now the green little grasses tenderly wave. O’er the green little Freshman’s green little grave. 103 How would you like to see: Prof. Hunter leadini; ' the “Harde d ' l louueur.’’ Pill Leighton managing a musical comedy. Hiss Fairbanks walking the tight-rope. Shorty Gifford in a hoopskirt. Hr. Premo. Stiles, and Clark in ihe bald-headed low at the Pijou. Hr. Harding seated quietly somewhere in the fourth dimension. Alerrv Christmas when she couldn’t talk. Irene Cowles talking French to a ‘HVop.” Little jabs and pushes. Little drops of gore, Pring to our attention The football game once more. She — “iMv father weighed only four pounds wdien he was born. He — “Did he live?” — Ex. There are two things about “Chink” Hffllis and those are his feet. HTnted — A place on next year’s football team. — hogarty 14. 104 THE EDITORS desire to call your attention to the advertisements, withovit which the pnhlication of this book would be almost impossible. SINCERITY CLOTHES you will be best dressed and dressed best W . G. Payson Co. 121 MAIN STREET Clothiers Fitchburg, Mass. Furnishers ' R H. Perkins JOHN GILLESPIE Typewritcrs 30 Main Street. Tel. 1506-3 OF ALL MAKES } MAIN SX j FITCHBURG, MASS. Compliments of G. W. Royleigh Shoe Parlors Optometrist KIDDER DAVIS Furniture, Carpets, Upholstering Magee and Glenwood 331-335 Main Street Fitchburg, Mass. 106 g pntar (Elasa pijatograplifra 1913 355i iHain trnt, Jttrijburg. iHaaa. ®fl. 1399 107 Dealers in Everythin .;: oi " ::SP0llT8 Kodaks and Supplies Edison Phonographs and Records Pocket Knives and Cameras Firearms and Ammunition Bicycles and Sundries Auto Supplies Athletic Supplies Waterman’s and Ideal Fountain Pens Typewriters and Supplies State Normal School FITCHBURG, MASS. Six courses open to high school graduates. For Young Women — The kindergarten course, the elementary course, the advanced course and the special music course. For Young Men— The elementary course and the practical arts course. Graduates of all courses in great demand. This year — 1913 — all of the advanced class and two-thirds of the other graduates are placed in positions three weeks before graduation, although a majority of vacancies come the latter part of June or in July. Initial salaries received by graduates of two years’ course, $10.00 to $12.50 per week; by graduates of the advanced course, $14.50 to $17.50 per week; by young men in the practical arts course, $22.50 to $32.50 per week. For catalogues and circulars, address JOHN G. THOMPSON, A. M., Principal 108 Compliments of David I. Walsh TRADE WITH HAYES-IT PAYS! TWO TAc G K oJUL Store Park Building STORES Depot Square and West Fitchburg EAT MORE BREAD! Bread Builds Brain and Spine. Ask your Grocer for BUTTERKRUST, MOTHER’S AND MALT CREAM BREAD Save your Coupons and Bread Wrappers FITCHBURG BAKING CO., 7 and 13 Circle St. Compliments of C. H. Kenney Son W. H. STEVENSON Eyesight Specialist 217 Main Street, Fitchburg Complicated Cases a Specialty Individual Wash Cloths Compliments of One for every member of the family 10 Cents, at E. M. Read 370 Main St, Fitchburg Estabrook’s Pharmacy 196 Main Street, Corner Prichard 109 H. M. DOWNS, President W. L. WALKER, Treasurer H. M. Downs Printing Co. Now Showing Berlin Stationery Our New Store NEXT TO THE GOODNOW-PEARSON COMPANY July 1st S. M. NATHAN Ferdinand Furniture Company 219-221 Main St. ONE SECRET OF SUCCESS Wear C.C.C Clothes They Combine CLASS with QUALITY F tj T A XT 17 The C. C. C. Store . n. l rViMlL Fitchburg, Mass. 110 Compliments of Dr. David J. Herlihy DENTIST Rome Block, Main Street ICE CREAM For Banquets, Parties and Receptions, at short notice, delivered free HILLS American House Block. Tel. 811 Compliments of Primeau Pharmacy JOSEPH C. OUELETTE. Proprietor 425 Main Street, Fitchburg, Mass. Compliments of Lesure the Florist 5 Putnam Street Compliments of the Fitchburg Public Market 497 Main Street Compliments of The Steinert Company MUSIC, ETC. Johnsonia Building, Fitchburg Compliments of George Brothers High Grade Shoes C MASS. 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