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Show Hide text for 1943 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 126 of the 1943 volume: “ ■ ---- - ' . : ■ - • ri ' .V. 4i . I ■ . ■ 1 ■ 1 .■v. ■ ■ ■ 1 T • ■ 1 fc yt H ■ ■ •.-. ••«9kf!8 ■ ■ z .Uage vw V v xeP UF :; 7 J omword Four glorious years, years of study and work, Fun and Friendships — Carefree College years to be forever cherished! Such has been our stay at F.T.C. This book is offered with the hope that these sacred memories may be forever fresh. May it serve as a faithful chron- icle and happy reminder of our college days. THE SAXIFRAGE BOARD ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Florence D. Conlon Belle M. Nixon Clifford W. Hague Ralph F. Weston Robert H. Collins John McNamara STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS VOLUME XXI ! JOHN HOYE - - HARRIET MILLER Editors ,w Jime aoe$, uou 5au: 4k 7 Tiad, J ' une dtaud; we ao. no y These words, which inspired Lorado Taft to create his fam- ous sculpture, " Fountain of Time " , have a special significance for us. Since they are so applicable to college life, we have adopted them as the theme of this book. We are but two of many groups to go forth from this institution, yet the spirit and traditions of F.T.C. will remain, like Time, completely unchanged. Time is eternal. We are but transitory figures moving across its mighty face as sunshine and shadow move across a sundial. We all have our brief span of sunshine and for us who are soon to leave, our college days were the sunniest. If shadows lie be- fore us, they are merely those of uncertainty. That space of Time which has been allotted to our genera- tion is now filled with strife and turmoil, and we, as products of our age, must act in accordance with the exigencies of war. Thus, the classes of 1943 and 1944, in keeping with the frugality neces- sitated by wartime, have collaborated in combining two year- books in one. Ours is a Time which demands much of its youth, especially of its young men. So, in order that they might graduate before joining the armed services, the men of our classes have followed an accelerated course of study which allows them to receive their degrees several months earlier than usual, while the girls graduate according to peacetime schedule. In developing the theme, the sundial — and what can better symbolize our places in the changelessness of Time? — depicts each graduating division of the classes of 1943 and 1944, the men graduating in January and August and the women in June of their respective years. Although Time has seen fit to sever our ranks, we of " 43 " and " 44 " shall go forth with the same spirit of love and loyalty which our Alma Mater has inspired in all her graduates and which shall continue to be the heritage of those who are to follow. ALMA MATER— SCHOOL SONG Words by Mollie Wild, 1927 Music by Elizabeth D. Perry ii = =£: -I •- i =t= » • » 1. In days a - go, when life, we dreamed, Was i - deal as it seemed, And 2. 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" ' A M DR. CHARLES M. HERLIHY The Classes of 1943 and 1944 have the distinction of being the first to accelerate and the first to hold a mid-term commencement since this institution was established in 1895. You entered college in the year when all but one of the democra- cies of Europe had been crushed by the panzer might of the Axis. You are graduating from college in the memorable year when the organized might of the United Nations has started on the Victory road to end the totalitarian triple threat of Germany, Italy, and Japan. Your classmates, to a man, are members of the All American team which has been called in to fight for the ideals of the democratic way of life. How proud we are of them and the several hundred graduates of earlier classes at F. T C. We ask the Divine blessing on these our gallant soldiers, sailors, marines, aviators, and coast guardsmen. President c. 7 FACULTY TRAINING SCHOOL SUPERVISORS INDUSTRIAL ARTS v • OFFICE STAFF WflrW Turo Hallfors Learned to lead ... a lover of the scientific . . . impulsive . . . air-minded . . . congenial host . . . improvisor of rhymes and jingles . . . boyishly enthu- siastic . . . the actor in all places at all times. Class President 3, 4; Saxifrage Board 4; Dramatic Club 1, 2, Treasurer 3, Vice-President 4; Debating Club 1, Secretary 2; Astronomical Society 3; Glee Club 4; Gaveleer Society 2, Sec- retary 3, 4; Sophomore Dance 2; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Orientation Committee 4; Soccer 4; Basketball 4; School Picnic; Special Ensemble 4: Gav-Hawk Formal Co-Chairman 4. John O ' Neil " Money-bags OToole " . . . mercurial temperament . . . artistic flair . . . unusual versatility . . . earnest, industrious, en- thusiastically energetic . . . new-found songbird . . . interest in drama . . . active in every campus undertaking . . . effervescent college spirit. Class Treasurer 1, 2, 3, 4; Stick Staff 2, 3; Representative at N. Y. Press Conference 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Astronomical Society 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Gaveleer Society 2, 3, 4; Men ' s Athletic Board 4; Freshman Dance; Sopho- more Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Men ' s Banquet ' 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Ori- entation Committee 3, 4; Saxifrage Dance; Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Ice Hockey 1, 2, 3; Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4; School Picnic; Special Ensemble 3, 4; Palmer Hall Double Quar- tet 3, 4. James Amsler Impartial executive . . . duty-bound . . . infallibly dependable . . . sports per- former par excellence . . . unassuming . . . tenacious to his beliefs and convic- tions . . . quiet humor . . . slow smile — a revealing characteristic. Student Cooperative Council President 4; N. Y. Conference Delegate 3; Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 2; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Epsi- lon Pi Tau 3, 4; Mohawk Club 2, 3, Alumni Secre- tary 4; Junior Prom; Men ' s Banquet; Orientation Committee; Freshman Reception 4; Assembly Committee; Soccer 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3; School Picnic. Richard Bejune Strong, silent type . . . fertile mind un- der a calm exterior . . . powerful state- ments of fact . . . keen penetrator of character . . . ardent commuter . . . self- sufficient . . . nimble of foot on a bas- ketball court. Student Cooperative Council 3, 4; Mohawk Club 2, 3, 4; Soccer I; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Base- ball 1, 2. John Chase Rare bit of suave aloofness . . . fas- cinating twang . . . wide-ranged vocab- ulary . . . sophisticated . . . nonchalant . . . thorough worker . . . unlimited po- tentialities . . . special genius for plan- ning stunts and entertainment. Gaveleer Society 3, 4; Basketball 3, 4. William Cove Mr. Click! . . . definite ideas strongly expressed . . . willing worker at all school functions . . . enthusiastic . . . generous . . . serious ... at home in a sweater of any description . . . spectacular at a barn dance . . . affinity for les femmes. Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Com- muters Executive Board 1, 2; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Astronomical Society 2, 3, 4; Art Club 1, 2; Orchestra 1; Gaveleer Society 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Orientation Committee; Class Day Committee 3; Saxifrage Dance; Basketball 1, 2; Baseball 1, 2; Com- muter ' s Dance 3; School Picnic. Richard de Lesdernier Speaks with conviction . . . definite journalistic ability . . . clean-cut appear- ance . . . smooth manner . . . earnest student . . . cooperative . . . enters into interests with enthusiasm . . . " Misto " -fied because of " Brother Rat " . Saxifrage Board 4; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Astronomical Society 3, 4; Senior Prom. Richard Eagan Unruffled, calm, passive . . . com- petent with tools or truck . . . pugnacious but never guarrelsome . . disposed toward serious thinking . . . always time for a frolic . . . come-what-may I ' ll still be Dick. Mohawk Club 2, 3, Secretary 4; Freshman Dance; Junior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4. ■ I .-- ' «.» , I v James Feeley Infectious grin . . . game to the core ... as unobtrusive as a ripple in a stream . . . diffident . . . considerate . . . understanding . . . never misses a joke . . . his size belies his basketball ability. Commuters Executive Board 4; Basketball 3, 4; Intra-Mural Board 1, 2, 3, 4. Eino Hakala Intriguing accent . . . diverse inter- ests and abilities . . . honest ambitions . . . cheerful, helpful, sympathetic . . . earnest desire to teach . . . broad-minded . . . joy through an accordion ... a changed and a changing man. Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Astro- nomical Society 3, Secretary 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Epsilon Pi Tau 3, President 4; Gaveleer Society 2, 3, Vice President 4; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Gav-Hawk Formal 2, 3. Charles Hodgman Blonde-capped Townsendite . . . friend to all, foe to none . . . dramatic ability . . . sympathetic nature . . . cautious but confident . . . oasis of information . . . dependable . . . many capabilities . . . intra-mural basketball a relaxation. Dramatic Club 2, 3, President 4; Astronomical Society 3. 4; Gaveleer Society 3, 4; Basketball 1. John Hoye Jovial Irish humor . . . benignity per- sonified . . . cooperative anytime any- where . . . firm ideals . . . politically in- clined . . . executive ability . . . frank yet considerate . . . ready to laugh . . . will try anything once. Saxifrage, Editor-in-Chief; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Astronomical Society 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Gaveleer Society 2, 3, 4; Senior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Tennis 1. John Killelea A spectator of life . . . momentarily awakens for athletic contests . . . great competitive spirit in sports . . . boyish charm . . . unassuming . . . unpretentious . . . lackadaisical . . . potential Sterling Hayden. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Mohawk Club 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2; Ice Hockey 1, 2. ■ L 1 i Richard L ' Ecuyer Thinks often but speaks seldom . . . friendly, jolly, unassuming . . . enthusi- astic commuter . . . main objective — the problem at hand . . . firm resolves and ethical methods. Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 3, 4; Art Club 4; Gaveleer Society 4; Freshman Dance; Soph- omore Dance; Senior Prom. John McCaffrey Compactly built . . . twinkling eyes . . . easy-going ... a serious side . . . whirl- wind on skates . . . neat dresser . . . un- ruffled disposition . . . enjoys a night of fun . . . sees the humor in life . . . courage — indomitable. Commuters Executive Board 4; Debating Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mohawk Club 3, 4; Junior Prom; Assembly Committee 4; Basketball 2, 3; Ice Hockey 1, 2; Softball 1; Commuters Dance 3; School Picnic. Harry Mitchell ' " A big easy-going St. Bernard of a man " . . . possesses the Walter Winchell nose for news . . . chatty, entertaining, a host . . . unexcelled literary critic . . . master of verbiage . . . semanthacist ' s nightmare. Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 2, 3, 4; Debating Club 3, President 4; Gaveleer Society 3, 4; Fresh- man Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Men ' s Banquet; Assembly Committee; Tennis 2, 3. George Peck Gay, casual, a good friend . . . loves variety . . . oratorical . . . partial to blondes . . . pipe lover . . . effulgence of wit . . . adept at cards . . . goes big for chocolate malteds . . . remains ever true to Leominster. Debating Club 2; Freshman Dance; Class Day Committee 3; Commuters Dance 3. Norman Pope Boyish charm . . . generous of time or service . . . many friends, no enemies . . . debonair . . . conscious of all obliga- tions and ready to meet them . . agree- able, enthusiastic, dependable . . . recre- ational interests lie in the fields of bowl- ing, swimming, and skating. Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Astronomical Society 2, Treasurer 3, 4, Gaveleer Society 3, Alumni Secretary 4; Fresh- man Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Class Day Committee 3; Ring Committee 3; Bowling 2, Commuters ' Dance 3. Clifford Querolo Our " man about town " . . . waltz me around again, Cliffie . . . pensive with a tinge of drama . . . lackadaisical . . . independent . . . interested in new books . . . tall and angular. Student Cooperative Council 1; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance, General Chairman; Junior Prom, General Chairman; Winter Car- nival Committee; Soccer 2, 3, 4; Ice Hockey 1, 2. Frank Romano Frank in name and character . . . keen mind . . . reliable, argumentative, in- dustrious . . . our family man . . . clothed by Esquire . . . serious . . . ambitions . . . Commuting Men ' s friend. Boston Teachers ' Conference; Stick Staff i, 3, 4; Commuters ' Executive Board 3, 4; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Debating Club 3; Junior Prom; Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4; Commuters ' Dance 3. Philip Shebell Happy the groom the sun shines on . . . industrious . . . earnest . . . generous . . . helpful . . . wood-working an art . . . harmonica enthusiast . . . sincere . . . positive assertions backed by sound reasoning ... a fine friend to have. Epsilon Pi Tau 3; Vice President, Treasurer 4; Mohawk Club, President 4. Rene Thomas Worldly wise and sufficiently sophisti- cated ... a man of many moods . . . contagious humor . . . consistently guiet at the right time . . . serious, sober, self- sufficient . . . permanent savior faire. Saxifrage Board; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Senior Prom; Class Day Committee 1, Commuters ' Dance 3; School Picnic; Saxifrage Dance. Nelson Wood Incandescent personality . . . manner forceful yet not uncompromising ... a leader in all he attempts . . . persuasive politician . . . friendly, generous, helpful . . . right hand and pocket almost insep- arable . . . guided us over the threshold to college life. Class Officer, President 1, 2; Student Co- operative Council 1; Saxifrage Board; Astronom- ical Society 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Special Ensemble 3, 4; Art Club 2; Epsilon Pi Tau 3, Librarian 4; Freshman Dance, General Chair- man; Senior Prom; Class Day Committee, Mar- shal 3; Soccer 1; Tennis 1, 2; Intra-Mural Board 1; School Picnic 3; Palmer Hall Double Quar- tet 3, 4. ADMINISTRATION BUILDING C a s Sc a ss oor?c? ?e. yrs c- tfrtffo £? -0 a ? 7 . HE s 7%?e 4e - lu rf? Gee rap ? T aY ' s 7dA e a 7t 7r-o ? IF is, -e ± D fl pt e f? cease To J?e 7%o ye t Jp sy 1 tv 4fc -© z O £ o ors of Jf e. a a f fe — - T. C. — frTtQi ri - se li N- 3 -§- -fere lr 7o tie C 4SJ of fbrfy 7% re A4 Y ' A Me ftAfdMe ? WfA Wt - is 5 2 7 r0uaJ?ef fAe 6jor ? ' ' s6e 70 J 7-7of % +ty ' r sto ' ' 9e r tiffe? Marjone Killelea " Lovely to look at, deligh tful to know " . . . always cheerful and happy . . . willing worker . . . completely depend- able . . . loves art and drama . . . re- freshingly naive manner . . . famous for her lovely lyric soprano voice . . . most fondly remembered as " Mabel " in the " Pirates of Penzance. " Class Vice-President 1, 2, 3, 4; Saxifrage Board 4; Commuter ' s Executive Board 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Women ' s Banquet; W. A. A. Rally; W. A. A. Banquet; Win- ter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception; Class Day Committee; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Vol- leyball; Modern Dancing 4; Commuter ' s Dance 3. Frances Vallely Independence . . . her identification card . . . keen wit . . . sparkling eyes . . . brilliant mind . . . Maine-iac . . . subtle . . . sophisticated . . . determined . . . complexion to be envied . . . famous for her black evening gowns. Class Secretary 2, 3, 4; Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 2, 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception 4; Class Day Committee 3; Field Hockey 2; Bowling 2. »» ■ Thelma Anderson Hair with a Midas touch . . . typical Swedish cleanliness . . . paradoxically quiet . . . acquiescent . . . ready to help . . . conscientious student . . . her voice an assei to any chorus . . . delightful dancing partner. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Soph- omore Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Basket- ball 1; Field Hockey 1, 4; Bowling 1; Special Ensemble 2, 3, 4; Saxifrage Board. Edith Beauchamp Hockey ace . . . flair for science and mathematics . . . strong-minded . . . neat . . . argumentative . . . stick-to-itive-ness . . . fastidious . . . enjoys a joke . . . jives to perfection . . . loyal to Coast Guards. Saxifrage Board; Dormitory Executive Board 2 Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Astronomical Society 4 Women ' s Athletic Board 4; Freshman Dance Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 1, 4; Fresh- man Reception 2, 3, 4; Soccer 3, 4; Field Hockey 1. 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 3, 4; Hiking 1, 3, 4; Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4; Keene Sports ' Day 1, 3. Jane Beers A part in all school functions . . . history — her particular subject . . . ardent worker . . . collegiate . . . suits a specialty . . . strikingly attractive . . . unigue manner . . . fun-loving socialite. Student Cooperative Council 1, 2, 3; Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, 4; Representative at New York Press Conference 2; Commuters ' Executive Board 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 2, 3; Freshman Reception 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Field Hockey 1, 2, 4; Bowling 1; Modern Dancing 4; Tennis 2; Commuters ' Dance 3. Cynthia Blazo A patrician yet a plebian . . . jolly, infectious laugh . . . entertaining manner . . . well-groomed . . . unbounded imagi- nation . . . expressive eyes . . . her heart governs her head . . . deep-rooted con- cern for the welfare of children. Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Women ' s Banquet 2; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Hiking 4. Bowling 2, 3, 4; Socce r 4; Field Hockey 4 4t Yolanda Bramante Ivory keys — her source of delight . . . a friend to all . . . sincere, earnest, de- pendable . . . profound thinker . . . liter- ary ability . . . numerous original ideas ... a love for all that is beauty . . . thrives on music in its various forms. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club, Accompanist 1 2, 3, 4, Secretary 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Women ' s Banquet 2; Assembly Advisory Com- mittee 4; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Hiking 4; Modern Dancing 4; Wrote Music to Class Song. Estelle Carson Dean of wit . . . unperturbed manner . . . measured gait . . . hidden talents . . . poetry — her source of pleasure . . . dramatic voice . . . dry humor . . . most aptly nicknamed " Kit. " Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4, Glee Club 4; Art Club 2, 3, 4; Junior Prom; Orientation Committee 4; Freshman Re- ception 4; Assembly Committee 4; Field Hockey 2, 3, 4. Helen Chadwick Chickie, Chang, Flash . . . punctually ahead of time . . . incessantly worried . . . perpetually rushed but never too rushed to do more . . . earnest, studious, conscientious . . . dormitory Lana . . . lives in a world of sports. Saxifrage Board; Dormitory Executive Board 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 3; W. A. A Rally 2, 3, 4; W. A. A. Banquet 1, 2, 3; Freshman Reception 4; Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Modern Dancing 2, 3, 4; Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4; Soft- ball 1, 2; Keene Sports ' Day 2, 3; Co-recreation Board 3; School Picnic. Edna Charrier Madonna-like features . . . solid de- pendability . . . good-natured . . . quali- fied artist . . . many capabilities . . . amiable . . . excellent taste expressed in her colorful wardrobe . . . nicknamed " Mike " because of obvious Michaelan- gelo characteristics. Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 2; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Art Club 1, 2, President 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 2, 3; W. A. A. Banquet 1; Winter Car- nival Committee 2; Assembly Committee 4. V.-v Elaine Curtin Effervescent personality . . . tumultous unrestrained jollity . . . pursues her studies diligently . . . chief interest — his- tory . . . custodian of Miss Hassell ' s treas- ure . . . Dramatic Club ' s Irish maid. Dramatic Club 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Class Day Committee 3. Elaine Emerson Red-gold hair with matching temper . . . fun-loving . . . generous of heart . . . conscientious about studies . . . perplexed forehead . . . colorful wardrobe . . . dormitory beautician . . . shines on dance floor. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Freshman Reception 4; Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4. i Harry Erb Unobtrusive Cape Codder . . . delusions of grandeur concerning a horn . . . highly retroactive . . . serious with an apologetic touch of humor . . . nose to the grindstone and hand to the wheel . . . steady as rain . . . courtesy almost an obsession. Dormitory Executive Board 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Band 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Class Day Committee 1, 2, 3. Dorothy Harris Kaake Deliciously cute . . . small girl with a big vocabulary . . . secretarily inclined . . . intriguingly fickle . . . flair for sketch- ing . . . penman extraordinary . . . high soprano voice . . . punny sense of humor . . . aesthetic interests. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Art Club 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Senior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Orien- tation Committee 2, 3, 4; Freshman Reception 4; Volleyball 1; Hiking I; Modern Dancing 2, 4; School Picnic; Special Ensemble 1, 2, 3, 4. Eila Honkonen Determinedly independent . . . poised . . . clever . . . artistic touch . . . music lover . . . flair for dramatics . . . speaks in a well-modulated perfectly articulated voice . . . tells a good story . . . famous for her " play-ground tan " . Saxifrage Board; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 4; Fresh- man Dance; Sophomore Dance; Women ' s Ban- quet 1, 2, 3; W. A. A. Rally 2, 3; W. A. A. Ban- quet 2; Winter Carnival Committee; Soccer 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3. 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 4; Modern Dancing 4; Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Keene Sport ' s Day 3; Special Ensemble 1, 2, 3, 4. I i Ruth Hoye Executorial ability . . . strong-minded . . . opinions expressed with conviction . . . everybody ' s friend . . . dependable ... at ease in any situation . . . sees the humor in life . . . bowling enthusiast . . . dormitory Roosevelt. Saxifrage Board; Dormitory Executive Board 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 3, 4; Senior Prom; Winter Carnival Committee; Orientation Committee 4; Freshman Reception 4; Field Hockey 4; Hiking 1, 4; Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4; Modern Dancing 4; Keene Sport ' s Day 2. Grace Johnson Vitally interested in teaching . . . loves children . . . conscientious . . . ambitious . . . sympathetic . . . ever-smiling . . . sports Ian . . . personality that radiates sunshine . . . lives up to her own high standards. Saxifrage Board; Dormitory Executive Board 1; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Art Club 2, 3. 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 3, 4; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 1; W. A. A. Rally 2; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Freshman Reception 2, 3, 4; Soccer 2; Field Hockey 4; Vol- leyball 3, 4; Bowling 2, 3; Keene Sport ' s Day 3 John Labenski Well known only by his friends . . . more than willing to do his share . . . acguiescent . . . each minute punctuated by a smile . . . industrious, ambitious, energetic . . . held in esteem by class- mates and faculty alike. Student Cooperative Council 3, 4; Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3; Dormitory Executive Board Treasurer 3, President 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Astronomical Society 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Epsilon Pi Tau 3, Secretary 4; Gaveleer Society 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Winter Carnival Com- mittee; Orientation Committee; Freshman Recep- tion; Class Day Committee; Ring Committee Chairman; Sax ifrage Dance; Basketball 4; Base- ball 3; Softball 2, 3; School Picnic; Proctor of Palmer Hall 4; Palmer Hall Double Quartet 4. i,k Constance La Force Generous, helpful, industrious . . . ap- preciative laugh . . . good-natured . . . enjoys life to the full . . . poise in all instances . . . conscientious . . . energetic . . . definite interests in drama and music. Dramatic Club 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Art Club 3, 4; Volleyball 3, 4; Tennis 3, 4; Keene Sport ' s Day 3, Modern Dancing 4. Janice Lane Meticulously neat . . . industrious work- er .. . likes little children . . . novel style of printing . . . clothed by " Mademoiselle " . . . over-abundance of colorful sweaters . . . sport-girl manner . . . bright-eyed and cheery. Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; W. A. A. Rally 2; Freshman Reception 4; Class Day Committee 1; Basketball 1; Field Hockey 1, 2; Volleyball 1; Tennis 1; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4. Gwendolyn Lovewell Steady and stalwart personage . . . biologist . . . earnest reach for her goal . . . reticent . . . resolute . . . unselfish . . . enthusiastic camper . . . neatness — a virtue . . . " still waters run deep " . W. A. A. Banquet 3; Hiking 4. W i Theresa McManus Gentle . . . well-mannered . . . under- standing . . . enjoys life . . . dry humor ... a student yet not studious . . . wealth of auburn tresses . . . apple blossom com- plexion . . . " sugar ' n spice and everything nice " . Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 3; Hiking 4; Bowling 2. Rita O ' Mealey Twinkling Irish eyes . . . cute as Kath- leen Mavourneen . . . sports jackets and pleated skirts a specialty . . . our " dicky " girl . . . unchangeable opinions strongly expressed . . . journalistic tendencies . . . says little but thinks much. Stick Staff 2, 3; Commuter ' s Executive Board 4; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Soccer 2; Field Hockey 1, 2. Martha Patari Reserved — not shy . . . but almost . . . keen intelligence . . . super-conscientious . . . highly efficient . . . capable . . . artistic touch . . . hides her light under a bushel . . . must be known well to be appreciated . . . invariably seen at the seat of a maroon Ford convertible. Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staif 2; Art Club 2, 3. 4; Field Hockey 3; Bowling 1, 2, 3, 4. Phyllis Hancock Pierce Original ideas artistically expressed . . . patience a virtue . . . unafraid of work . . . excellent taste in all things . . . undulating blond hair her crowning glory . . . contralto voice with a haunting guality . . . loyal friend . . . she wears a pair of golden wings. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sopho- more Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Women ' s Banguet; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception 4; Soccer 1, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 4; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Modern Dancing 4; Softball 1, 2, 4; Special Ensemble 1. 2, 4. Amy-Jean Simmerman Individualist . . . " All the world ' s a stage " . . . definite ideas expressed with a note of finality . . . frank, sincere, elo- quent . . . clothes with originality ... a gleam in her eye . . . Dorothy Lamour in a leopard. Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Art 2; Women ' s Ath- letic Board 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Dancing 1, 2, 3, 4; Keene Sport ' s Day 1. Tena Sironaitis At home in the athletic world . . . friendly . . . vivacious . . . artistic to the brim . . . earnest . . . self-sufficient . . . a dancer of distinction . . . hail-fellow- well-met. Class Officer, Secretary 1; Saxifrage Board 4; Stick Staff 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Art Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 3, 4; freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Senior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 1, 2, 3; W. A. A. Rally 1, 2, 3; W. A. A. Banquet 1, 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception 4; Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Field Hockey 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Modern Dancing 4; Tennis 1, Championship Cup 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Keene Sport ' s Day 1, 2, 3; Co-Recreation Board 3; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4. Hilda Smith Whiting " A pretty girl is like a melody " . . . charming manner . . . sweet temperament . . . ingenious ideas . . . short in stature but tall in standards . . . helpful ... in- dependent . . . sympathetic ... to hear her sing once is to remember her voice always. Student Cooperative Council 4; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance 1; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; W. A. A. Ban- quet 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception 4; Class Day Committee Marshal 2. Marion Smith " I took one look at you " . . . effervescent plus . . . sunny smile . . . laughing eyes ... a host of friends . . . jolly . . . rollick- some . . . fun to be with . . . definite inter- est in teaching of art ... to dance is to live. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Junior Prom; W. A. A. Rally 2; Freshman Reception 1, 4; Soccer 1; Bowling 1, 4. ■k.- Anne Swiryda Unique personage . . . gracious . . . striking . . . friendly ... a voice all her own . . . superconfident . . . mathematical interests . . . anxious to please. Boston Teachers Conference 1; Class Day Committee 3; Volleyball 1, 2; Bowling 1. Mildred Thomas A spritely sprite . . . seriously funny . . . undulating temperament . . . high voice . . . loves to be with a Frank person . . . neat appearance . . . superb shock absorber in a tense moment. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 2; Freshman Reception 4; Basket- ball 1; Field Hockey 1, 2. Marjorie Thurlow Over-cautious ... a worried smile . . . interested in sports and literature . . . looks on the serious side of life . . . kindly nature . . . winsome ... an earnest desire to do what is right. Field Hockey 1; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Hiking 4; Modern Dancing 4; Sophomore Dance. Luella Topping Johnny-on-the-spot ... an athlete through and through . . . leader of all pranks . . . flash-in-the-pan-ideas . . . idealistic ... a sober side . . . " your eyes have told me so " . Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 3, 4; Women ' s Athletic Board 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance; Sopho- more Dance; Junior Prom; Senior Prom; Women ' s Banquet 3; W. A. A. Rally 2, 3; W. A. A-. Ban- quet 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Orienta- tion Committee 2; Freshman Reception 4; Basket- ball 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, .4; Hiking 1, 2, 3; Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Keene Sport ' s Day 1, 2, 3; School Picnic. Mary Towle Brains her veritable gold mine . . . clever wit . . . good-natured . . . inde- pendent . . . stalwart . . . level-headed . . . solid dependability ... let no obstacle stand in the way of her success. Hiking 4; Bowling 4. Beatrice Whitten " You ' ve got the cutest little freckled face " . . . titian-haired with the inevitable temperament . . . earnest, irank, deter- mined . . . refreshing as rain . . . subtle wit . . . ready to laugh . . . willing to work . . . don ' t tread on my toes. Field Hockey 1, 2; Soccer 1, 2; Hiking 4; Bowl- ing 3, 4. J ad emberd 43 Faith Atkinson (Badagliacca), Frank Baris, Frank di Benedette, Dolly Blake, Richard Boulay, Hazel Brownhill, Wallace Cunningham, Nancy Fickett, Barbara Flynn, Francis Gilligan, Fern Hardy, Barbara Hasting, Ruth Johnson, Donald Kingston, Kenneth Lowe, Thomas Macklin, Marion McTighe, William Norris, Hannah Porter (Colson), Ruth Roberts, Richard Santos, Ralph Shapiro, Margaret Ward, Vincent Weir, Beverly Wilson, Herbert Yankee. S ervice J ecti ion To assure the place in our memories which they so richly deserve, we dedicate this page to the men of our class who left College to enter some branch of the service. CHARLES DACEY Charlie — the king of refreshments — brings to mind fun, enthusiasm, energy, and an undying college spirit. DONALD DAVIS Don — the light-hearted — leaves us with thoughts of a youth, quietly gay, subtly humorous, and earnestly aiming to please. ALFRED FULLER Al — the daring — makes us think of orators, oracles, and encyclo- pedias. He is intelligently frank and authentic on all and any question of the day. JOSEPH GOVONI Joe — the Plymouth Rock guide — makes us remember a smile, a good word for all, a thorough worker, and a definite " handy-Andy " . ARTHUR RUSSELL Art — the organizer — will always be remembered for his sympa- thetic nature and kind authority, definite standards and ideals, and especially for a fine start on our Saxifrage. ALEXANDER MacAUSLAND The good-natured — remembered for a smiling countenance, mannish gait and genuine comradeship. NELSON KENDALL Nelson - - the scientist - - brings memories of an ideal basketball center, a lofty lad with a lofty mind, a quiet but proven determina- tion. ANTHONY NOON Tony - - the boy-ster- cus — fills us with memories of a fun- loving, mischief-making, happy-go-lucky ilk of a boy " . EDWARD RUBY Ed - - the intelligensia — recalls to mind laughter and honor roll, leader and organizer, keen wit and good judgment. felZ J € l 6X)7TmXlJjjL4s WOMEN Done Most for F. T. C Jane Beers Done Most joy Class of ' 43 Marjorie Killelea Best Actor (Actress) Kit Carson Most Artistic Edna Charrier Best Athlete Chic Chadwick Most Attractive Jane Beers Least Changed Mary Towle Most Changed Chic Chadwick Cleverest Edna Charrier Most Collegiate Jane Beers Cutest Hilda Smith Best Dancer Marion Smith Best Dressed Jane Lane Most Fun To Be With Tena Sironaitis Happiest Marion Smith Joy of Faculty Jane Lane Best Leader Fran Vallely Most Likely To Succeed Fran Vallely Best Line Cynthia Blazo Most Musical Yolanda Bramante Most Nonchalant Kit Carson Noisiest Elaine Curtin Best Organizer R ut h Hoye Most Popular Marjorie Killelea Most Professional Fran Vallely Most Reliable Grace Johnson Most Serious Gwen Lovewell Most Sophisticated Jean Simmerman Most Studious Gwen Lovewell Most Versatile Ella Honkonen Wittiest Kit Carson MEN Jim Amsler Nelson Wood Turo Hallfors Rene Thomas Jim Amsler John Labenski Nelson Wood Jack O ' Neil Rene Thomas John Chase Norman Pope Turo Hallfors John Chase Jack O ' Neil Norman Pope Charles Hodgman Turo Hallfors Nelson Wood Cliff Querolo Eino Hakala Dick Bejeune Dick Eagan Jack O ' Neil Nelson Wood John Labenski John Labenski Phil Shebell John Chase Harry Erb Jack O ' Neil John Hoye a add Midtor i 43 1939 " Life " began for the Class of ' 43 in September, 1939. This year also saw the horizon darkened with the beginning of a second World War. On Sep- tember 7th we had our first meal of " Ham and Eggs " in the college dining hall. A " banner " Freshman Reception was held in our honor, ending weeks of servitude and initiation for us. We then found Monday night dances a pleasure and cast our vote for " Moonlight Serenade " as our theme song. With the election of Nelson Wood as President; Marjorie Killelea as Vice President; Tena Sironaitis as Secretary; and John O ' Neil as Treasurer we took our places as active members of college functions. The first Winter Carnival was highlighted by our own Carnival Ball. With the coming of spring, friendships were further strengthened by a class party at Trap Falls, Townsend, Mass. The school year ended with seniors departing, and Blue and Gold Class Day. Among our memories of that first year we hold: Mr. Clinton Carpenter ' s Reception; Glee Club presentations; " Death Takes a Holiday " ; Mr. R. Tristram Coffin; Thornton Burgess; and the 1940 Saxifrage. 1940 We read in the notes of Frances Vallely, our new secretary, that a Field Day, in which we paid a fine welcome to the incoming freshmen, opened our Sophomore year. Hallowe ' en was celebrated by our barnyard dance in the college library. Another milestone was passed when the male members of the class accepted Gaveleer and Mohawk bids. " Twilight Dream " echoed through the gym every Tuesday night at the dances. The class had a very capable representation in the Glee Club at Townsend and in " The Pirates of Penzance. " Dormitories marked the Yuletide with an " Old English " banguet. Powder snow and plenty of ice helped us present a well-rounded Winter Car- nival to F. T. C. The Gav-Hawk was the first formal for many in the class. Our second annual class picnic took place at the Shirley Reservoir where we swam, rowed, ate, and sang. Another Class Day came, with our Junior year looming before us. Among our souvenirs are: " The Barretts " ; Dr. Canby; and Mr. Bradford Washburn. 1941 Pearl Harbor became an infamous milestone in our college career. Uncle Sam, marriage, and defense work called many of our class members. Mountain Day was an outstanding feature of the fall of ' 41. With the declaration of war came defense courses and the various re- serves. Nelson Wood left for the Army Air Corps and Turo Hallfors became our new leader. The Commuters opened a new year with a Christmas Dance. After the seige of exams in, January, many members of our class began their period of training. We welcomed back old classmates at Mt. Hood Country Club where our Junior Prom took place. The men in the class returned after Class Day to take an eight-week course in summer school, accelerating their graduation by a half year. 1942 The last half of our class went into training September 16th. We had a very crowded first semester with most of the yearly college activities moved up for the men who were leaving in January. A new precedent was started with the Senior Prom held in Mr. Landall ' s Wood Shop. It was a fitting climax to four years of fine activities planned and enjoyed by the class. A variety show and the annual formal program were presented by the Glee Club. The Dramatic Club aided in the time-saving effort by limiting itself to one-act plays in which all of the senior members took part. The men of the class bade fond farewells and answered the service call in January following their graduation. The last half of our senior year was marked only by the Junior Prom. The Class of 1943 became the Alumni Class of ' 43 when the girls were graduated in June. ' Time goes, you say? Ah, no Alas, Time stays; we go. " Jke Senior j t mm The most outstanding event of the year for the Class of ' 43 was their Senior Prom. In keeping with all other changes and irregularities which took place because of world conditions, the class fell into step and made plans for one of the most interesting and unusual events of the school year. Limited to the campus for housing, yet determined to be individualistic, the com- mittee, headed by Norman Pope, laid the setting for their dance in the Wood Shop of the I. A. Building. In a patriotic atmosphere, the Class of ' 43 and their guests helped show the true feeling of all those at F.T.C. concerning their part in this national crisis. David Scanlon A star of the first magnitude in the constellation of F.T.C. . . . gallant as Gala- had . . . friendliness personified . . . sym- pathizes with genuine interest . . . well known as the Statue of Liberty . . . Mac- Arthur leadership . . . reserved for the Army Reserve. Class Vice-President 2, 3; Student Cooperative Council 1, 2; Boston Teacher ' s Conference 2; Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Debating Club 1, 2, 3; Astronomical Society 2; Glee Club 3; Art Club 1; Mohawk Club 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom; Men ' s Banquet 2; Winter Carnival Com- mittee; Orientation Committee 2, 3; Freshman Re- ception 2, 3; Assembly Committee 1; Soccer 2, 3; Commuter ' s Dance 2; School Picnic. Donald Flathers " Character of the Happy Warrior " . . . the famed " jolly good fellow " ... a laugh as dynamic as a firecracker and as con- tagious as the measles . . . beaming with mirth and merriment . . . humming and happy . . . always likes what he ' s doing, always doing what he likes . . . whole- hearted sincerity embodies his every act. Class Treasurer 2, 3; Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 3; Professional Editor; Commuter ' s Executive Board; Astronomical Society 2; Art Club 1, 2, 3, Vice-President and Treasurer 1, 2; Gaveleer So- ciety 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom Co-chairman; Men ' s Banquet 1, 2; Winter Carnival Committee 1, 2, 3; Freshman Reception 1, 2, 3; Assembly Committee 1, 2, 3; Bowling 1; Softball 2; Commuter ' s Dance 2; School Picnic 1, 2. r. Theodore Cote Le parfait collegiate . . . salesman par excellence . . . persistent as a bill collector . . . disciple of the famed Caxton . . . Graphic Arts Man . . . blends Bond Street and College Row with discrimination . . . Joe Miller plagiarist. Stick Staff 2, 3; Saxifrage Organizations Editor. James Delaney " Our Commissar " ... a jackpot of humor . . . Don Juan of the dorm ... as smooth as most rubber tires . . . smart as a Sergeant ' s salute . . . magniloguent as a politician . . . freguent First Aid victim . . . " Here I am you lucky kids! " Stick Staff 1; Dormitory Board 1; Treasurer 1; Gaveleer Society 2, 3; Men ' s Athletic Board 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Committee; Ring Committee; Soccer 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1; Ice Hockey 1; Intra-Mural Board 1, 2, 3. Durward Eastman Subtle as thunder . . . hilarious sense of humor . . . volcanic laughter ... a modern protege of the great Nijinsky . . . a " hobby lobbyist " . . . ardent filmster . . . research student in the appreciation of the charm and culture of the deep South. Saxifrage Photography Editor; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Committee; Saxifrage Dance; Basket- ball 1, 2; School Picnic. G. Waldo Healy A man ' s man . . . tall, dark and all that goes with it . . . half-back shoulders that draw feminine sighs . . . unopinion- ated in judgments . . . discerning as a magnifying glass . . . pursues " laissez- faire " policy in human relations. Art Club 1; Mohawk Club, 2, 3; Sophomore Dance; Soccer 1. Bertram Hirtle Michael-Angelic . . . profile to go with an Arrow collar ad . . . famous for fusing artistry with snow sculpturing . . . versa- tile as a jeep . . . rare combination of cleverness plus patience . . . prefers skis to she(s). Saxifrage Directory Editor; Stick Staff 1; Astro- nomical Society 1, 2; Gaveleer Society 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Car- nival Committee 1, 2, 3; Chairman of Sculptur- ing; Ring Committee Chairman. John Magane Rembrandt reserve . . . speaks little but thinks volumes . . . inimitable mathema- tician . . . bel air of Beau Brummell . . . complacent capability . . . Mark Twain- ian humor . . . hoop-star ... a Gave-lite. Saxifrage Men ' s Sports Editor; Stick Staff 2, 3 Astronomical Society 1, 2; Gaveleer Society 2, 3 Men ' s Athletic Board 2, 3; Freshman Dance Sophomore Dance; Men ' s Banquet 1, 2; Winter Carnival Committee 1, 2; Freshman Reception 3; Basketball 2, 3; Bowling 1; Softball 2; Intra- Mural Board 1, 2, 3; Commuter ' s Dance 2; School Picnic 1 , 2. William Parker Just plain " Bill " . . . carries the brunt of labor in most class undertakings ... in- comparable joviality . . . companionable as a good book . . . radiates good nature . . . Commander of the Dawn Patrol. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 2, 3; Mohawk Club 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Committee. Ernest Pike Homespun humor . . . the Stick ' s busi- ness man . . . avid listener . . . confirmed independence . . . the finality of a dropped egg . . . gleaming eyes . . . industry-plus! Knowledge both of books and humankind . . . " In his tongue is the law of kindness. " Saxifrage Board; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3; Art Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance. Robert Resnick Practical idealist ... as confidential as a diary . . . essence of sincerity . . . ex- perimenter with watts and whats . . . musical dilettante . . . Thespian abilities and aspirations . . . genuine as a ration card ... a gentleman to the very core. Saxifrage Board; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Glee Club 3; Gavelee.r Society 2, 3; Ring Committee; Soft- ball; Keene Sports ' Day. if Joseph Riley Comrade Tovarich . . . class spirit fizzes from him like champagne . . . ideas in- corporated . . . fun to be with, fun to work with . . . hilarious hazer . . . punt-star . . . pelagic pursuits (6,000 scrod) . . . " hep to the jive " maestro . . . campus im- personations a famous sideline . . . Songetaha. Saxifrage Business Manager; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3; Feature Editor 3; Dramatic 2, 3; Band 2, 3; Mohawk Club 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Junior Prom Chairman; Winter Carnival Committee Co-Chairman; Orientation Committee 3; Freshman Reception 3; Saxifrage Dance; Soccer 2, 3; Basketball 3; Baseball 1; Intra-Mural Board 3. Gardner Sherman Our model IA man . . . delver into philosophic realms . . . extra-curricula in- cluding boats . . . bass . . . and B.U. . . . a punctual letter writer, too, no wonder! . . . Sagacious silence . . . zealous as a missionary ... an expressive half-smile. Student Cooperative Council 2, 3; Saxifrage Art Editor; Dormitory Executive Board 2, 3; Astro- nomical Society 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Gaveleer Society 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Committee; School Picnic. Clinton Stevens Professional manner . . . special interest — special chorus . . . contented demea- nour . . Terpischore ' s personable protege with Tibbett-an aspirations . . . wisely worldly ... an absolute gentleman . . . kindler of fire of ambition. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 2, 3; Gaveleer So- ciety 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Committee. Richard Tucker " L ' Allegro " . . . M.C. of T.C. ... the golden voice of ' 44 . . . Elementary brava- do .. . wit as spontaneous as a Jack-in- the-box . . . side splitting as gaposis . . . the personification of dignity. Saxifrage Advertising Editor; Gaveleer Society 2, 3; Commuter ' s Dance; School Picnic. f alt L emberd Priscilla Beal MacMillan Josephine Condon Phyllis Harrington Quir.n Alice Cox Anderson Phyllis Jones Davieau Agnes O ' Day Maryruth Healey Constance Riley C loss u on S k ords ar d Mos c 6y J j ? e f 3 E V o £ UMe 7 cforfrfiess fa s 7 c we 6 io da ft o6 ?e every c ore k c sAcr Act Aer W A couraye etr?c a evofor? True. m W K K ffiE -4? yafAer roapc To s y ftie jra sesoff lec ass of 9 W ' . s£ a sfand t?y Aer U Ac? ' 7 ever s e veto c o 4 4 -TJT r if Under our Co or s J)r Q ?7 L ' of 6orf e. c? )c u ? e s7 ?d CvAet) y ?e. 30 ftf S rouy ? one were s7r v ' na for r cfay j.J;Jjl ge t 3 i e J 7 as f T C°s SLf o6o of j rerjoth a )d r? hAt jBc wor renc effort we s ?a f rove our ouo fy • 4- cy v ' ■ Let US sAouf 7%e ?0 ?e of q c o Q C OSS JO s r 7 ?c t 2 R " 4 33F3 " P 7QS ? ei eri ' htekavJ cor ?Pt A Ae 7 ?c . wr.-. Gladys Lavin Titian loveliness . . . distinctive as an orchid . . . artistic in her every enterprise . . . multitude of interests and variety of accomplishments ... a blitzkreig of school spirit . . . Curie zeal for Science. Class Vice-President; Student Cooperative Council 3; Saxifrage Board; Representative at New York Press Conference 2; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2; Women ' s Athletic Board 1; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Women ' s Banquet; W. A. A. Rally 1, 2; W. A. A. Banquet 1, 2; Winter Carnival Committee; Orientation Committee; Freshman Reception 3; Class Day Committee; Assembly Committee 1; Soccer 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Hiking 1, 2, 3; Bowling 3; Dancing 3; Ten- nis 3; Softball 3; Keene Sport ' s Day 1, 2; Co- recreation Board. Muriel Healey Our efficient " girl Friday " . . . semper paratus . . . everybody ' s pal . . . direct as a sunbeam ... a robust conversation- alist . . . wears confidence like a halo . . . a typical Millerite . . ; scherzo in " Be Sharp " . Class Secretary 1, 2, 3; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3; Domi- tory Executive Board 1, 3; Debating Club 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Class Day Committee 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1,2, 3. I Mary Addante Nymph-like stature . . . the distinctive- ness of Chantilly lace . . . quiet as falling snow . . . punctual as the town clock . . . dainty diminutiveness . . . conscientious- ness — an intrinstic part of her very nature. Saxifrage Board; Freshman Dance; Glee Club 3; Winter Carnival Committee; Basketball 1; Field Hockey 1; Volleyball 2. Gloria Boscardin Endearing personality, enduring charm . . . graciousness personified ... a prevue of next month ' s issue of Ma- demoiselle . . . essence of versatility . . . the omniscience of a Kieran . . . completes varied and numerous tasks with enviable perfection. Student Cooperative Council 1, 2, 3, Vice-Presi- dent 3; Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Art Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Women ' s Banquet 1, 2; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Re- ception 1, 2, Chairman 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Hiking 1; Bowling 1, 2; Tennis 1; Softball 1, 2; School Picnic 1, Chairman. Irene Boucher F.T.C. ' s Message to Garcia . . . the spark of jollification . . . sedulous as a beaver . . . indefatigable scholar . . . methodical as a file cabinet . . . expert tickler of the typewriter . . . Duchinian deftness . . . our " friend in need " . Saxifrage Staff Secretary; Glee Club 3; Orches- tra 1; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 3; Women ' s Banquet 2; Winter C ar- nival Committee 1; Soccer 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, Volleyball 1, 2; Bowling 2, 3; Tennis 2, 3; School Picnic 1, 2. Marie Boulay Streamlined as a dachshund . . . sprightly as a Disney cartoon . . . care- free as a schoolboy on a fishing trip . . . wide variety of unadvertised cultural pas- times . . . smooth clothes, and then some! . . . Equestrienne extraordinaire. Saxifrage Board; W. A. A. Rally 3; Winter Car- nival Committee; Soccer 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2; Hiking 1, 2; Bowling 1, 2; Tennis 1, 2, 3; Softball l,-2. Anna Coyle A 1942 prototype of the Gibson Girl . . . a student to the very core . . . strong home town interests . . . bright incalcul- able personality . . . conservative tastes . . . unsguelchable gagster . . . sportive as a faun. Saxifrage Board 3; Sophomore Dance. Mary Crain One of the three modern Graces . . . easy to get along with . . . original as a Lily Dache creation . . . calm, unruffled disposition . . . glamorous as a First Nighter ... a Mohawk ' s Indian Princess. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 2; W. A. A. Banquet 2; Winter Carnival Committee; Bowling 2; Commuter ' s Dance 2. Marjorie Gilmore Chanticleer of corridor events . . . en- gaging grin ... a commuter ' s " roomie " . . . entertainingly vociferous . . . frankness in the virtue form ... a tender heart, a will inflexible . . . Miller ways and Miller wise . . . crusader for dorm girl ' s rights. Saxifrage Board; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Glee Club 3; Freshman Dance; Winter Carnival Com- mittee 1; Soccer 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 3; Field Hockey 1, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Hiking 3; Bowling 1, 2, 3; Dancing 3; Softball 1. Ruth Goen " Dark Eyes " . . . personality which sheds a glow like a candle . . . ever alert . . . daring as a dive bomber . . . Spa- kling interests . . . Modern Design . . . loyal defender of Town ' s end. Saxifrage Board; Winter Carnival Committee; Co-Chairman Sophomore Dance; Freshman Dance; Basketball 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2. ■ I tl ' fai Helen Haley- Formula for fun . . . " straight from the shoulder " conversationalist . . . gracious as an Emily Post hostess . . . specializes in commuter enterta inment . . . athletic inclinations . . . easy going nature . . . ever enduring enthusiasm. Saxifrage Board; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Glee Club 3; Freshman Dance; Winter Carnival Com- mittee; Soccer 3; Basketball 2, 3; Field Hockey 3; Volleyball 2, 3; Hiking 3; Bowling 3; Softball 3. Dorothy Hughes Nonchalant in manner and spirit . . . carefree as a baby panda . . . allergic to worry . . . music is her forte . . . com- petent discourser on multifarious topics . . . neutral as a swinging door. Saxifrage Board; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, Treas- urer 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Orchestra 1; Women ' s Athletic Board Treasurer 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 2; W. A. A. Banquet 1; Winter Carnival Committee 1; Ring Committee; Soccer 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Bowling 1, 2, 3; Tennis 1, 2; Softball 1, 2; Keene Sport ' s Day 1; Co-recreation Board 1. Kathryn Huot Delightful sophistication . . . unpredict- able as April . . . winged attractions . . . hard to know but worth the effort . . . modish as a mannequin ... as dramatic as the latest issue of " Theatre Arts " . . . determinate as a period. Dormitory Executive Board 2; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, Secretary 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Winter Carnival Com- mitt-e 1; Orientation Committee 2; Saxifrage Board. Mary Kelley Delicious Irish wit . . . " cartuneful " of laughter ... a smile that ' s something to find your way with in the dark ... a daily victim of the Gardner express . . . " on the ball " in bowling and volleyball. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 3; Freshman Reception 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Volley- ball 1, 2, 3; Bowling 2, 3; Soccer 3. Arthur Lane A portrait of a real sportsman ... to know him is to like him . . . master of innuendo and snappy comebacks . . . convincing as a report card . . . Stick y connections . . . armchair globe-trotter . . . expressive conversationalist . . . Tweed jacket philosopher. Saxifrage Men ' s Sports Editor; Boston Teach- er ' s Conference 2; Stick Staff 2, 3, Editor 3; Com- muter ' s Executive Board 3; Astronomical Society 2; Art Club 1; Gaveleer Society 3; Men ' s Athletic Board 2, 3; Ereshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Men ' s Banquet 1, 2; Winter Carnival Committee; Freshman Reception 1; Saxifrage Dance; Soccer 1; Basketball 2, 3; Bowling 1; Intra-Mural Board 1, 2; Co-recreation Board 3; Commuter ' s Dance 2; School Picnic 1, 2, 3. Marilyn MacLean Mercurial movements ... as agile with a hockey stick as with a paint brush . . . coordination rivalling that of a Powers model . . . poised as " Winged Victory " . . . erect as a cala lily . . . character as rare as gasoline. Student Cooperative Council 3; Saxifrage Women ' s Sports Editor; Commuter ' s Executive Board 1 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2; Art Club 1, 2, 3; Women ' s Athletic Board 2; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee 2; Soccer 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Hiking 1, 3; Bowling 1; Dancing 2, 3; Tennis 1, 2, 3; Softball 1; Keene Sport ' s Day 1, 2. Harriet Miller Our competent editor-in-chief . . . the untiring zeal of a Florence Nightingale . . . cooperative to the nth degree . . . helpful as a First Aid course . . . lavishes balm of thoughtful words . . . her eyes reveal what her tongue leaves untold. Editor of Saxifrage 3; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, Asso- ciate Editor 3; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 3; W. A. A. Banquet 2; Winter Car- nival Committee 2; Saxifrage Dance; Soccer 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Bowling 2, 3; Commuter ' s Dance 2; School Picnic 2; Fresh- man Reception 3. ■ Gertrude Mulcahy An incomparable zest for life . . . be- witching manner which completely capti- vates . . . dainty as wedgewood china . . . the verve, vigor and vim of a con- firmed clubwoman . . . Shareholder in the Fountain of Youth. Saxifrage Write-up Editor; Stick Staff 1, 2, 3, Sports Editor 3; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Debating Club 1; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Art Club 3 ; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 2, 3; Winter Carnival Committee 1, 2, 3; Class Day Committee 1, 2; Assembly Committee 3; Soccer 1, 2; Basketball 1; Baseball 1; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3; Hiking 1; Bowling 2, 3; Softball 1, 2. Doris Porter A galaxy of cultural talents ... a bud- ding Keats in the guise of a future school teacher . . . well read as last week ' s fun- nies . . . ever cooperative . . . refreshing as a coke between classes . . . gay as a gavotte . . . brimming over with pep . . . twinkle toes. Saxifrage Associate Editor 3; Stick Staff 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; Field Hockey 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3. Dorothy Ryan Arbiter elegantiarum . . . serene as an autumn sunset . . . taciturn as Time . . . wistful eyes . . . tranquility of voice and manner ... a veritable library of music appreciation . . . our one and only Clin- tonite — and a very worthy representative, too. Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance; Sophomore Dance; W. A. A. Rally 3; Freshman Reception 2, 3; Volleyball 2. Joanne Thomas Sylph-like symmetry . . . reminiscent of crinoline and camelias . . . brisk as a breeze and more refreshing . . . Arthur Murray ' s southern representative ... 112 pounds of unrationed " sugah " . . . Civil- ian Defense minded . . . compelling local affiliations. Class Vice-President 1; Saxifrage Board; Glee Club 3; Sophomore Dance; Women ' s Banquet 2; W. A. A. Rally 2; Field Hockey 1, 2; Volleyball 1, 2; Bowling 2; Tennis 1, 2. Laura Whitney Blithe spirit . . . whistling whirlwind . . . harmonizer of second-floor fame . . . at home with Liszt or Lombardo ... a woman of many moods — gay, meditative, then suddenly gay again! . . . An ardent devotee of the Fine Arts . . . captivating as the crescendo of an Aeolian harp. Saxifrage Feature Editor; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Freshman Dance. np — f Personalities 44 w n 13C WOMEN Done Most for F. T. C Gloria Boscardin Done Most for Class Harriet Miller Most Changed Since ' 40 Marie Boulay Least Changed Since ' 40 Dottie Ryan Most Sophisticated Kay Huot Most Nonchalant Dorrie Hughes Most Versatile Marilyn MacLean Most Popular Gladys Lavin Most Reliable Irene Boucher Most Collegiate Mary Crain Most Serious Mary Addante Most Fun to Be With Marie Boulay Most Artistic Marilyn MacLean Most Attractive Joanne Thomas Most Studious Gloria Boscardin Most Likely to Succeed Gloria Boscardin Most Musical Dorrie Hughes Most Professional Gloria Boscardin Best Dancer Laura Whitney Best Dressed Gloria Boscardin Best Leader Gladys Lavin Joy of Faculty Gloria Boscardin Wittiest Mary Kelley Noisiest Laura Whitney Cutest Gladys Lavin Cleverest: Gloria Boscardin Happiest Doris Porter Best Line Kay Huot Best Organizer Harriet Miller Best Actor-Actress Kay Huot Best Athlete Marilyn MacLean MEN Our Boys in Service Dave Scanlon Arthur Lane G. Waldo Healey Dick Tucker Jack Magane Bert Hirtle Don Flathers Dave Scanlon Ted Cote Bob Resnick Don Flathers Bert Hirtle Bert Hirtle Bob Resnick Art Lane Bob Resnick Dick Tucker Durward Eastman Jack Magane Dave Scanlon Dave Scanlon Dick Tucker Don Flathers Bill Parker Bert Hirtle Don Flathers Ted Cote Dave Scanlon Joe Riley Jim Delaney J eruice S ectl ion So that we may always remember their days with us, these pages are devoted to the men of our class who are serving in the armed forces. Donald Buxton Navy- Shirley ' s industrious na- tive son . . . co-partner in the Flather ' s school of phil- osophy — " Laugh and the world laughs with them. " Anthony Capozzo Coast Guard Dorsey ' s delight . . . ener- getic as a colt . . . the cos- mopolitan type with musical tastes and temperament . . . just a Worcester jitterbug jamboree. Bernard Collins Navy " Up from Cape Cod " . . . impressive " Pirate " police- man whose boat - building activities in the Palmer hall attic will forever remain an incentive for future builders of boats and dreams. Charles DeKeyser Naval Air Corps Another of our more en- terprising class workers . . . typical city slicker line . . . amicability a campus spe- cialty. Edward Devlin Army " Happy-go-lucky " nature accented by his associates here at F. T. C. . . . Origin of many a former corridor laughing session. Chester Guerney Naval Air Corps By-product of Hirtle ' s " ski- mania " . . . the illustrious co-chairman who helped to make a success out of a snowless Winter Carnival. Ernest Johnson Naval Air Service Quiet, non-aggressive per- sonality . . . Classmate - Frosh year . . . Soph year — Instructor in the intrica- cies of automobile mechan- ics ... a handy man for Uncle Sam to have around. Gordon Keller Army " Popular Mechanic " . . . almost a permanent fixture in the Chem lab . . . weaver of dreams . . . that impor- tant lone bass note in the college band. ' • ■ 4 Richard Kiley Army Air Corps Holder of the class purse strings during our toddling era . . . creative ability which was the perfect an- swer to any decoration com- mittee ' s prayer. W. Richard Kitchen Merchant Marine Corps Our first class president whose enthusiasm and hard work put our class on the college bandwagon . . . trail blazer in class spirit. Andrew O ' Donnell Army Signal Corps First man in the class to wear a uniform . . . ever ushering in happy thoughts when they were most appre- ciated. John Phillips Navy 44 ' s dashingly debonair definition of physical fitness . . . our one outstanding contribution to the sporting world at F. T. C. Alfred Riggs Army Reserve One of the many ingen- ious Frosh who helped to make the Junior Prom back in ' 40 look like a Freshman hop! L. Frederick Schultz Army Air Corps A voice to write home about . . . the type of fellow usually associated with a dog and a gun, a book and an open fireplace. Melvin Sibulkin Naval Air Corps " Gobs " of class spirit per- meating every class activity . . . the world ' s best publicity manager . . . who can even " Do Business With Hitler. " Harry Simon Merchant Marine Corps " Domineering " commuter standing transportation com- mittee for class affairs . . . driver of the Bolton un- limited . . . rug cutter of note. John F. Sullivan Navy A romanticist — in word and deed . . . daredevil at the wheel . . . lesson in what the well-dressed man should wear. Sumner Whitestone Army Compound personality which absolutely defies de- scription . . . musician of merit . . . master of the art of exposition — name it and Sumner could tell you all about it. Edward Bolio Army A man of few words (mostly humorous) . . . happy element in the life of the I. A. men which is sincerely missed this year . . . John J. Sullivan Army " Smiling Irish Eyes " indicative of his warm, friendly personality . . . dancing example of " What Johnny Hynes Can Do For You. " r« i Unm MM II I I W. ' , , V , u I- UUt L-U- On a day bright with the sun of eagerness and tangy with the wind of adventure, the sea of knowledge was ready and waiting for the christening of the good ship " 1944 " . On September 16, 1940 our vessel was launched. Hopes were high for her voyage because she stood a splendid ship, strong and firm and resolute of build. The first few weeks were difficult ones, for the crew was new to its duties, and threatened to mutiny due to the rough handling of its superior officers. Practicing rowing on imaginary boat on the forward deck and saluting supe- rior officers a hundred times were paltry deeds for such an enthusiastic crew. To strengthen its position and provide for greater harmony, the crew elected ship officers — Captain: Dick Kitchen, first mate: Joanne Thomas, second mate: Muriel Healey, chief petty officer: Dick Kiley. Now the crew was truly organized come wind, come weather, let the breakers fall where they may. The ship was caught in the doldrums on several occasions, but the crew seized upon these calms as opportunity for making the most of the talent aboard. The first entertainment was in charge of the stewardesses who di- vided themselves into two teams the orange and white. This W. A. A. Rally really started things for from then on a spirit of rivalry reigned as was evi- denced by the various sports taking place on the lower deck. Other events followed with the Sophomore Dance held in the main ballroom as well as the Women ' s Banquet, Todd Lecture, and on the dramatic side an excellent per- formance of " The Barretts " . It was well that the ship had a valiant crew for high seas and stormy weather prevailed during the stop at Mid-Year Island. However after patch- ing the battered sails and rigging and caulking the seams of despair with the pitch of Resolution, the revived complement succeeded in setting forth again, ship-shape in every respect. Our next port was to be in the Land of Ice and Snow. To prevent any fear of hidden icebergs the crew indulged in a little frivolity and provided a delightful winter carnival in the natural setting of Jack Frost. Ten degrees south by east we encountered those well-known ferocious " Pirates of Penzance " . But to our amazement the pirates were quite docile and most helpful in instructing us in the more intricate aspects of keeping a true course. These Pirates were qualified instructors, for they had the repu- tation of never making a mistake — well, hardly ever. Before docking for the summer months we had a dress review on the foredeck. In our best uniforms we marched and drilled and drilled and marched and generally presented a gala sight, with our proud colors flying at the masthead. We came out of dry dock to resume our cruise, of 1942 with everything in order and as before except that Gladys Lavin was promoted to rank of first mate and Don Flathers to chief petty officer. The spasmodically calm days of life at sea were rapidly changing however. An ugly submarine shot into view and we knew our ship must make a quick change in course to save her, so we ran the ship to port. Many of the crew returned to home port answering their country ' s call to assume new duties in other branches of service. Just before our Captain left, a gala party was held at a little island known as Yankee Dairy. It was here that we bade some regretful farewells. Ours was not a ship to quake under emergencies, so we highly approved Dave Scanlon ' s gaining his stripes and taking command. To lighten heavy skies the crew changed course and ran into some festiv- ity waters — another Hallowe ' en Dance, a Women ' s Banquet, and a Christmas Dance. Since the Winter Carnival had been enjoyed so much by the crew the previous year it was decided to duplicate the event. Even though we were out of winter waters, the crew showed remarkable ingenuity in providing a grand carnival in the absence of snow. One day when stopping for supplies at a small post, a well-known per- sonage, Henry Clancy, came on board ship to perform for us. Another col- orful review and the second phase of our cruise was completed. After a summer in which the male members of the crew did some in- tensive studying, the entire personnel returned to man the vessel. We made frequent trial voyages to Observation Land to make sure the Ship was in good running order. Some of the crew went into training to really understand the workings of such big ships as Edgerly, Dillon, and Junior High. To relieve the strain of the many specialized courses that the crew was undergoing, some social events were held: a Hallowe ' en Dance, Christmas Dance, and the Glee Club performing in two main shows: an Old Timer ' s Night, and a concert. The beacon light of the entire cruise was the Junior Prom — that event of events never to be forgotten. It was the dry docks of summer for our ship, where barnacles were scraped off, a fresh coat of paint applied to the hull, and the ship was once more under way. Some radical changes had taken place among the crew. During the summer lay over the male members were graduated because of their intensive studying. Having completed their basic training the majority of them became officers on board other ships and in other services. The female members were left to man the guns to uphold the good name of " 1944 " . How- ever, the crew of " 1945 " joined us in receiving our stripes as full-fledged lieu- tenants for the Education type of Ship. Our crew is not content to stay in the lieutenant class and aims at Cap- tain commissions — but though we may be at the helm of other vessels — and though we shall plot diverse courses in the Future, we shall remember that the Class of 1944 was our training ship; and the lessons we learned in the sheltered waters of F. T. C. will point the way for us on the larger and more stormy Sea of Life. She was a stalwart ship — the " 1944 " — and deserves three long, lusty cheers from her grateful crew. emoird or J . J. U. Fragments of memories — perfume of days gone by — zephyrs of remem- bered laughter — these faggots, to light our way in future years, are bound now and forever with the cord of this, our Alma Mater: Friendships strong and true Inspiring thoughts Teachers who have helped in every way Classes and Carnivals Holmes, our sympathetic class sponsor Books Undying interest in life Rallys Gaveleers and Mohawks Tr aining and its trials Edgerly Dillon Alma Mater so dear Class of 1944 — that grand class of ours Happy hours spent here Enduring loyalty Rocky ' s for cokes and candy Spa where we spent many hours Class days long to be remembered Our officers working for us Lesson plans and lectures Love and enthusiasm for our school Earliest of flowers — the Saxifrage Good times we have had Everlasting memories f in O w PC O O X cu O ■ CO GO U X GO w PC ■ , 4fc Jke J tudent L oo f til erauue L ouncli James T. Amler Gloria Boscardin Gladys Lavin Richard Bejune Senior Representatives John Labenski Hilda Smith President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Junior Representatives Gardner Sherman Marilyn McLean Sophomore Representatives Warren Rooney Norma Fuller Sponsor Mr. Harrington The Student Cooperative Association headed by the Student Cooperative Council, is now in its fifth year. The purpose of the association is to regulate all matters pertaining to student life which do not come within the jurisdiction of the faculty; and to be a medium by which the social and cultural standards of the college may be maintained on a high plane. This year, as last year, specific percentages of the college funds were alloted to various organizations, depending upon their needs. It has been found to be the most suitable manner of distributing the funds at hand, and has gained favor in its cooperative aspect. Jke J tlck Arthur Lane Harriet Miller Anne Gilmartin Joseph Riley John Magane Gertrude Mulcahy Donald Flathers Norman Pope Ernest Pike Managing Editor Associate Editor News Editor Feature Editor Men ' s Sport Editor Women ' s Sport Editor Professional Editor Photography Editor Business Manager Faculty Advisors Miss Belle M. Nixon Mr. C. W. Hague The campus newspaper, ' The Stick " , is written, edited and printed by the students of F. T. C. Its purpose is to give the students an outlet for their ideas, news and talents, and at the same time to publish and record the vari- ous activities on campus. Its aims consist of developing and encouraging literary and journalistic talents among the student body. " The Stick " presented news and features of current interest and also pub- lished editorials which were timely as well as constructive. It has operated under many difficulties due to the conditions, but the staff is to be congratulated for they worked with the best spirit possible, with the thought in mind that their job was to contribute to the wartime program by keeping up the morale and doing work above peacetime standards. Marjorie Killelea Alice Grealis Yolanda Bramante John O ' Neil Officers President Vice President Secretary Business Manager-Treasurer As one of the leading organizations on the campus, the Glee Club has built up a fine reputation for the standards of its performances. With Miss Curry as its director, it has become a well-knit unit of music-lovers who have provided many minutes of entertainment to the college, and, at t imes to the public. The Glee Club gives its members an experience which enables them to grow in musical power and understanding, to develop a deeper love for music as a fine art, and to enjoy the pleasure derived from group singing. The principles of good voice production and song interpretation are ap- plied to the study of choral works of different styles and moods, culminating in the preparation and presentation of vocal groups for public performance. The 1942-43 program includes two assembly programs and two concert performances; one for the college, and the second, to be given in January, for the general public, with a guest artist assisting the club. Officers Charles Hodgman Turo Hallfors Dorothy Hughes Kathryn Huot President Vice-President Treasurer Secretary Although the war has necessarily curtailed the activities of the Dramatic Club, it has endeavored to fulfill its aims of furnishing its members an oppor- tunity of gaining poise and ease, of fostering a sense of cooperation among themselves, and of serving the College and local groups by providing a high grade of entertainment. This year, instead of the usual presentation, it was decided that a series of one-act plays would be more appropriate. The plays were shown at our assemblies and gave every member of the club a chance to participate and receive the training necessary for participation. Under the direction of its officers the club successfully presented, " The Man Who Never Tells a Lie, " " The Hotel Corridor " , " The Florist Shop " , and " The Little Journey " and other one-act plays. The student body and various local groups were very appreciative of this new style of presentation made possible by Miss Belle Nixon, faculty advisor to the club. Gaveleer Society Epsilon Pi Tau Mohawk Club Ljavaleer J-5c ziet t The Gaveleer Society, in this 21st year of its existence, is meeting the varying needs of its members under a changing college program. The original aims of the society, to gain self-confidence in speaking, debating, in the use of concise English, and in the practise of correct parliamentary procedure are evolving into objectives of a broader nature. These may be defined to include leadership in college activities, fraternal fellowship, and the furthering of the ideals of a Gaveleer. In this brief semester the Gavs have enjoyed a sports program of basket- ball and bowling, the initiation of eight new members, and the annual Gav- Hawk Formal. Eight of the active members are enlisted in Army and Navy Reserve pro- grams. Many past brothers, and our original sponsor, are serving their coun- try with credit as officers and as enlisted personnel in many U. S. posts. Our motto, " Amici Usgue ad aras " holds a sincere meaning to all these Gaveleer brothers. C pslion l l Jc aut Epsilon Chapter of EPSILON PI TAU, the National Honorary Professional Fraternity in the fields of Industrial Arts and Vocational Industrial Education was granted a charter in June, 1932. EPSILON PI TAU now has twenty-two chapters located throughout the United States and nearly two thousand members living in the United States, Possessions of the United States and sev- eral foreign countries. The ideals of EPSILON PI TAU are: to recognize the place of skill in ef- fective and democratic living; to promote social efficiency; to foster, publish and reward the results of research in the fields of the fraternity ' s interests. To be worthy of membership, a student must be of not less than junior standing, with a major in Industrial Arts or Vocational Industrial Education and with an average grade of " B " or better in Shop Courses and " C " or better in all Academic Courses. k L tub aw, The pipe of peace passed about at the tribal gatherings is significant of the strong bonds which tie one Mohawk to another. Founded in 1924, the club is now in its sixteenth year. The Mohawk members, selected on a basis of scholarship, athletic ability, talent, and personality, have cooperated in the attainment of the club ' s ob- jectives: a. To promote cooperation in the school and with the alumni. b. To increase social welfare in student life. c. To foster professional improvement. d. To gain the benefits to be derived by organization. Its main achievements have been a series of historical Indian papers of the " Six Nations " , in quarterly alumni paper, " The Signal " , the cultural pre- sentation in cooperation with the Gaveleers, the Gav-Hawk Formal, the annual mountain trip, and its traditional Alumni Day. M Jke J4rt L iub Officers Edna Charrier Ernest Pike Estelle Carson Vice-President President Treasurer Secretary One purpose of the bi-monthly meetings of the Art Club is to give the members an opportunity to develop a better understanding and apprecia- tion of art through lectures and demonstrations by guest speakers. Another aim is to help the members grow in the field of creative expression by experi- encing art activities in such mediums as water color, oils, metalcraft, stencil- ing, block printing, and the graphic arts. Under the efficient leadership of Edna Charrier, interesting programs have been given by creative artists such as Miss Anna Nason and Karl Shadlich in the field of painting, and Miss Rachel Bruce and Willis B. Anthony in Koda- chrome photography. S flfc. Jke student j t orum Officers Harry Mitchell David Scanlon Anne Gilmartin President Vice-President Secretary This year the Student Forum arranged one of the most varied programs in many seasons. The first activity in their busy schedule was the Forum assembly at which Cushing Academy ' s headmaster, Clarence Quimby, spoke on " Humor " . The Forum pioneered last season in the field of radio interviews over Radio Station WEIM. After considering the widespread interest in these pro- grams the Forum has arranged another series for the current season, making known the accomplishments and activities of Civilian Defense Units in this region. During the year Fitchburg hopes to accept invitations for round tables and debates with Salem, Williams, Worcester Teachers, Worcester Polytech., Boston College, Holy Cross and the Cushing Clinic. Conditions for peace is the feature topic. Attorney John B. Hayes was the guest for the semester luncheon forum. J )axLfraae (JSoard Executive Board Advertising and Directory Feature and Write-up Art and Photography Sports and Organization ixed = Jjout?ie C ndembte The mixed double ensemble, now in its second year, is composed of mem- bers chosen from the Glee Club. Under the direction of Miss Curry, the popu- larity of this organization is increasing with each new year. This group gave presentations locally to the public and certain private organizations. Its part in the Glee Club annual performance in January was a fitting end to a successful half-year. Still more enjoyable entertainment is expected in the following months. OSand The band, enjoying its second year of existence, is developing into a stable part of our school life. Its purpose is to unite the musicians of the stu- dent body into a common unit, to further their cultural and social interests. The band has played at all the home basketball games, and many school functions. In future years we hope it will increase in size and take its proper place in the extra-curricular activites. M(L Matt BoaJ The MHB was formed primarily to make dormitory life at the college more enjoyable. The board ' s work includes the planning of all social func- tions such as Friday night dances, dorm parties, the Annual Christmas party, and the Mother ' s Week-end. Necessity has made this year the busiest of all for the board. Due to the difficulties of getting home week-ends, the students remained at the dorm. The board is helping to integrate the activities over each week-end and can rightfully call this its most successful year. palmer J ralt (ISoard Acting in its capacity as a subsidiary division of the Student Council Association, the Palmer Hall Board plans its program of activities with the best interests of the dormitory men in mind. Twice a month the board meets under the guidance of Mr. Holmes to discuss and present problems which concern dormitory life and to plan social and cultural activities which make dormitory life an enjoyable experience. With the cooperation of the Miller Hall Board many successful inter-dorm parties have been carried out. Foremost among these is the Friday night house dance to which commuters are invited. Cc ommuun tii f Wo omen 6 VDoard The Commuting Women ' s Board represents the women day students of the college. Its main objective is to create as comfortable and pleasant an atmosphere as possible for the women in their free time. Two rooms have been provided for: the " Day Room " ; homelike and comfortable, the lunch room; a clean, attractive place to eat and hold luncheons and parties in. This year the board held its all women ' s tea, Christmas party and vari- ous activities to the welfare of the commuting women. C ommuun tii f en $ iLJoard The Commuting Men ' s Board acts in an administrative capacity to see that all Commuting men benefit from the extracurricular activity and enter- tainment to which they are entitled. Benefiting from a centrally located recreation and smoking room, with radio, game and reading facilities, the commuting men enjoy all their spare time in a club-like atmosphere. The purpose of the board is to provide an adequate social center and program for the Commuting Men, and its aims are to allow them to enjoy as freely and extensively as .they desire, their lives together. a v aruzauon tit y ndex CLASS OFFICERS Seniors: President: Turo Hallfors Vice-Pres.: Marjorie Killelea Treasurer: John O ' Neil Secretary: Frances Vallely Adviser: Miss Conlon Juniors: David Scanlon Gladys Lavin Donald Flathers Muriel Healey Holmes President: Vice-Pres.: Treasurer: Secretary: Adviser: Mr. Sophomores: President: Vice-Pres.: Treasurer: Secretary: William Tracey Margaret McCarthy Wayne Randall Anne Gilmartin Adviser: Mr. Harrington Freshmen Steering Committee: David McNamara Joan Killelea Lucy Joyce Adviser: Miss Bolger STUDENT COOPERATIVE COUNCIL President: James Amsler Vice-Pres.: Gloria Boscardin Treasurer: Richard Bejune Secretary: Gladys Lavin Sen. Reps.: John Labenski Hilda Smith Jun. Reps.: Gardner Sherman Marilyn MacLean Soph. Reps.: Warren Rooney Norma Fuller Fresh. Reps.: James Theodoris Claire Letendre Sponsor: Mr. Harrington THE STICK Editor-in-Chief: Arthur Lane Associate Editor: Harriet Miller News Editor: Anne Gilmartin Feature Editor: Joseph Riley Men ' s Sports Editor: John Magane Women ' s Sports Editor: Gertrude Mulcahy Prof. Editor: Donald Flathers Photo. Editor: Norman Pope Survey Editor: David Scanlon Business Manager: Ernest Pike Faculty Sponsors: Miss Nixon Mr. Hague Reporters: Betty Hannant Gladys Lavin Doris Porter Barbara Murphy Margaret McCarthy Peggy Jennings Elinor Broderick GLEE CLUB President: Marjorie Killelea Vice-Pres.: Alice Grealis Secretary: Yolanda Bramante Treas. and Bus. Mgr.: John O ' Neil Sponsor: Miss Curry Members: Robert Beauregard Russell Cook Winslow Fletcher Raymond Forest Leo Gouin Turo Hallfors John Hoye Eino Hakala John Labenski Fred Miller John O ' Neil William Parker Richard Pavesi Wayne Randall Ernest Richardson David Scanlon Gardner Sherman Frederick Snow Clinton Stevens Ralph Testarmata William Tracy Nelson Wood Robert Resnick Mary Addante Thelma Anderson Katherine Bailey Frances Bartlett Jane Beers Dorothy Blanchard Gloria Boscardin Irene Boucher Elinor Broderick Doris Caouette Estelle Carson Helen Chadwick Mary Crain Elaine Curtin Kathleen Doheny Mary Louise Doherty Elaine Emerson Pauline Farnsworth Frances Fraser Dorothy Gannon Marjorie Gilmore Alice Grealis Helen Haley Elizabeth Hannant Dorothy Harris Eila Honkonen Dorrie Hughes v Kay Huot Margaret Jennings Grace Johnson Lucy Joyce Mary Kelly Joan Killelea Marjorie Killelea Alice Kwayauskas Constance LaForce Lyyli Lamsa Claire Letendre Theresa MacManus Doris March Rita Mallahy Margaret McNamara Harriet Miller Irene Moskos Barbara Murphy Pauline O ' Connor Rosalie Pendleton Phyllis Hancock Pierce Doris Porter Paulina Pucko Dorothy Ryan Janie Sanford Tena Sironaitis Hilda Smith Mildred Stone Patricia Supple Joan Thomas Luella Topping Nancy Ware Laura Whitney Gertrude Mulcahy Accompanist: Yolanda Bramante DRAMATIC CLUB President: Charles Hodgman Vice-Pres.: Turo Hallfors Treasurer: Dorothy Hughes Secretary: Kathryn Huot Sponsor: Miss Nixon Members: Seniors Edith Beauchamp Jane Beers Estelle Carson Edna Charrier Elaine Curtin Turo Hallfors Charles Hodgman Eila Honkonen John Killelea Marjorie Killelea John Labenski Constance LaForce John O ' Neil Jean Simmerman Tena Sironaitis Hilda Smith Marion Smith Mildred Thomas Frances Vallely Juniors Marjorie Gilmore Helen Haley Katherine Huot Dorothy Hughes Gladys Lavin Harriet Miller Gertrude Mulcahy Robert Resnick Joseph Riley David Scanlon Sophomores Alice Dobson Norma Fuller Anne Gilmartin Alice Grealis Elizabeth Hannant Anne O ' Brien Wayne Randall Patricia Supple William Tracey Technicians William Cove Durward Eastman Richard de Lesdernier Norman Pope GAVELEER SOCIETY President: Nelson Wood Vice-Pres.: William Cove Treasurer: Clinton Stevens Secretary: Norman Pope Alumni Sec: Gardner Sherman Acting Sponsor: Mr. Holmes Members: John O ' Neil John Labenski Turo Hallfors Charles Hodgman John Chase William Cove Harry Mitchell John Magane Don Flathers Wayne Randall Bert Hirtle John Hoye Robert Resnick Henry Enckson Arthur Lane Richard L ' Ecuyer James Cooney A. Forrest Pyle James P. Delaney EPSILON PI TAU President: Phillip Shebell Vice-Pres. and Treasurer: James Amsler Secretary: John Labenski Sponsor: Mr. Whitehead Members: Phillip Shebell James Amsler John Labenski Nelson Wood G. Waldo Healey Bert Hirtle Gardner Sherman MOHAWK CLUB President: Phillip Shebell Vice-Pres.: John McCaffrey Treasurer: Joseph Riley Secretary: Richard Eagan Sponsors: Mr. Harrington Mr. Weston Members: Richard Be June James Amsler John Killelea David Scanlon Joseph Raposa Leo Gouin Robert Peck Patrick Rooney William Tracy Waldo Healy William Parker Phillip McGuirk ART CLUB President: Edna Charrier Vice-Pres. and Treas.: Ernest Pike Secretary: Estelle Carson Sponsor: Miss Conlon Members: Estelle Carson Grace Johnson Donald Flathers Gladys Lavin Marilyn MacLean Martha Patari Ernest Pike Edna Charrier Amy Jean Simmerman Tena Sironaitis Gloria Boscardin STUDENT FORUM President: Harry Mitchell Vice-Pres.: David Scanlon Secretary: Anne Gilmartin Members: John Chase Richard Tucker Frank Romano John McCaffrey Alfred Fuller Charles Dacey Muriel Healey Robert Resnick Irene Moskos Alice Dobson Margaret McCarthy Pauline OGonnor Martha Blackmer Paulina Pucko Elinor Broderick SAXIFRAGE BOARD Senior Class Staff Editor-in-Chief: John Hoye Assoc. Editor: Frances Vallely Business Mgr.: Estelle Carson Advertising: Editor: Eino Hakala Frank Romano Elaine Emerson Estelle Carson Directory: Editor: John Labenski Cliff Querelo Richard Eagan John McCaffrey Richard de Lesdernier Photography: Formal: Editor: Edith Beauchamp Grace Johnson Phillip Shebell Candid: Editor: Bill Cove Harry Erb Richard L ' Ecuyer Norman Pope Organizations: Editor: Turo Hallfors Marjorie Killelea Jane Beers Art: Editor: Edna Charrier Eila Honkonen Marion Smith Rene Thomas Feature: Editor: Nelson Wood John O ' Neil Write-up: Editor: Ruth Hoye Yolanda Bramante Thelma Anderson Richard de Lesdernier Theresa McManus Charles Hodgman Sports: Women: Editor: Helen Chadwick Luella Topping Men: Editor: James Amsler Staff Secretaries: Tena Sironaitis Martha Patari Junior Class Staff Editor-in-Chief: Harriet Miller Assoc. Editor: Doris Porter Business Mgr.: Joseph Riley Advertising: Editor: Richard Tucker David Scanlon Kathryn Huot Clinton Stevens James Delaney G W. Healy Durward Eastman Directory: Editor: Bertram Hirtle William Parker Harry Simon Ernest Pike Clinton Stevens Photography: Editor: Durward Eastman Anna Coyle Joanne Thomas Marjorie Gilmore William Parker Organizations: Editor: Theodore Cote Dorothy Hughes Kathryn Huot Donald Flathers G. W. Healy Art: Editor: Gardner Sherman Gladys Lavin Bertram Hirtle Gloria Boscardin Feature: Editor: Laura Whitney Dorothy Ryan Robert Resnick Mary Kelley Ruth Goen Write-up: Editor: Gertrude Mulcahy Gloria Boscardin Joseph Riley Muriel Healy Mary Crain Mary Addante Sports: Men ' s Editor: Arthur Lane John Magane Women ' s: Editor: Marilyn MacLean Marie Boulay Helen Haley Staff Secretary: Irene Boucher MIXED DOUBLE ENSEMBLE Members: Thelma Anderson Marjorie Killelea Eila Honkonen Betty Hannant Phyllis Pierce Alice Grealis Hilda Smith Clinton Stevens John O ' Neil Nelson Wood John Hoye Gardner Sherman Wayne Randall Ernest Richardson John Labenski PALMER HALL DOUBLE QUARTET Members: John O ' Neil John Labenski James Amsler Clinton Stevens Wayne Randall Nelson Wood Ernest Richardson Gardner Sherman BAND Director: Harry Erb Members: Ralph Testamata Forrest Pyle Fred Miller Raymond Forrest Joseph V. Riley James L. Theodores Wesley A. Estabrook Elizabeth Hannant Florentino De Grappa Robert Beauregard Russell Cook BOARDS MILLER HALL President: Ruth Hoye Sen. Rep.: Helen Chadwick Jun. Rep.: Muriel Healey Soph. Rep.: Doris March Fresh. Rep.: Mary Lou Doherty Adviser: Miss Bradt PALMER HALL President: John Labenski Sen. Rep.: Harry Erb Jun. Rep.: James Delaney Soph. Rep.: Warren Rooney Fresh. Rep.: John Nolan Adviser: Mr. Holmes COMMUTING WOMEN President: Jane Beers Sen. Rep.: Rita O ' Mealy Jun. Rep.: Marilyn MacLean Soph. Rep.: Anne Gilmartin Fresh. Rep.: Margaret McNamara Adviser: Miss Bradt COMMUTING MEN President: Frank Romano Vice-Pres.: Sec. -Treas.: John McCaffrey Sen. Rep.: James Feeley Jun. Rep.: Arthur Lane Soph. Rep.: Robert Peck W. A. A. BOARD President: Helen Chadwick Vice-Pres.: Alice Grealis Treas. -Sec: Dorothy Hughes Sen. Rep.: Grace Johnson Members; Edith Beauchamp Betty McCarthy Ruth Hoye Tena Sironaitis Alice Dobson Luella Topping W. J. J. JSoard Helen Chadwick Alice Grealis Dorothy Hughes Grace Johnson President Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer Senior Representative The W. A. A. gives every woman student the opportunity to go out for some sport. The well-developed intra-mural program of the W. A. A offers hockey, hiking, archery, tennis, badminton, soccer, basketball, ping-pong, volleyball, and soft ball from which a girl may make her choice. This year, with physical fitness stressed to the highest degree, every girl was required to take at least one hour extra in sports. In the past, the W. A. A. has made contact with other colleges through conferences and sports days, but this year due to the difficulties in transpor- tation, many of these were cancelled. However, the Framingham Conference proved to be of great value in developing our physical fitness program. The spirit and competition of the two color teams made a most enjoyable and successful year for the W. A. A. Sc occer Soccer, the major fall sport, carried through with a short, tough schedule following many weeks of intensive daily practices and scrimmages. Under the able direction of Coach Robert G. Eliot and assistant, Jim Hammond, the squad shaped up quickly. Starting in mid-September and continuing through October, practices were held daily at the new athletic field. During this time, two fast working units led by Captain Jim Amsler were built up and strengthened. The team traveled to Worcester, October 7th, to be downed by Tech, 5-1, in a fast but loosely played game. Fred Miller scored the lone Fitchburg goal on a quick opening play in the second half. In the second game, October 27th, the locals were shut out, 3-0, by a team of English sailors stationed in Townsend. With Amsler in the starting line-up were veterans Jack O ' Neil, Joe Riley, Bill Tracy, Cliff Querolo, and Dave Scanlon. Rounding out the squad were upperclassmen Stan Muraszka, Turo Hallfors and Leo Govin as well as Freshmen Fred Miller, Ralph Herrick, Jim Theodores, Jim Phillips, Ralph Testamara, Fred Snow, Bill Casey and John Casey. The presence of these Freshmen added needed punch and power to the small squad. (JjSaskewall With veterans Jim Amsler, Dick Bejune and John Chase forming the nu- cleus around which Coach Robert G. Elliot formed the F. T. C. basketball squad for 1942-43, the Green and White hoopsters faced a stiff schedule under tough conditions in the first wartime season, this winter. Practicing and playing under the toughest conditions to face a squad in many a year, the team ' s spirit and cooperation needed to mark a great competitive team was shown all season. Calling practice early in November, Coach Elliot rounded out a small but capable squad for the first game against R. I. C. E. on December 3. Working with regulars Amsler, Bejune and Chase were Jim Feeley, Stan Muraszka, and Art Lane who saw service with the Jay-Vees last year and newcomers Turo Hallfors, Jack O ' Neil, John McCaffrey and John Killelea of the Senior Class; Junior Jim Delaney and Frosh Jim Theodores, Fred Miller, Dave McNamara, and Eric Scott. With the problem of losing his Seniors in January, Coach Elliot worked do ' ubly hard to insure early season victories with his ABC power aggrega- tion and to develop his underclass players into a winning quintet for late season games. threads of J portd 4». U ' fd t»» J ' ., ' I ■ WHITE TEAM Marilyn MacLean, Helen Chadwick, Grace Johnson, Eila Honkonen, Gertrude Mulcahy, Tena Sironaitis, Luella Topping, Martha Blackmer, Jane Beers, Betty Hannant, Edith Beauchamp. ORANGE TEAM Gladys Lavin, Doris Caouette, Dorothy Hughes, Muriel Healey, Doris Porter, Marie Boulay, Alice Dobson, Gloria Boscardin, Margaret McCarthy, Phyllis Pierce, Doris March, Estelle Carson. j ietd hrocke i With Edith Beauchamp doing a remarkable piece of work as head of hockey, the girls were led through a vigorous season of technigues and scrimmages. So many girls came out for practices that there was keen compe- tition for both the class teams and color teams. Besides the enthusiasm of the girls, the teams had plenty of support from the sidelines. WHITE TEAM Helen Chad-wick, Mary Kelley, Eila Honkonen, Tena Sironaitis, Marilyn MacLean, Luella Topping Betty Hannant. ORANGE TEAM Muriel Healey, Gladys Lavin, Dorothy Hughes, Alice Dobson, Margaret McCarthy, Doris March, basketball Basketball proved to be the outstanding sport of the year with repre- sentatives from every class providing talent. Betty Hannant coached the girls so thoroughly that they displayed an abundance of skill in the fundamentals of basketball. The strong competitive spirit of the girls was shown by the enthusiasm in the color games. WHITE TEAM Mary Kelley, Helen Chadwick, Grace Johnson, Joanne Thomas, Marilyn MacLean, Edith Beauchamp, Luella Topping. ORANGE TEAM Harriet Miller, Gladys Lavin, Irene Boucher, Margaret McCarthy, Gloria Boscardin, Phyllis Pierce, Doris March. WoUeubatt Volleyball gave a large number of girls an opportunity to try their skills for it was one of the most popular sports of the year. This sport provided more fun than any other sport for it is a game where friendliness is more pro- nounced. " Toppy " , head of volleyball, induced the girls to have a lot of pep. Color games climaxed the season. em 2). unce This year every girl had an opportunity to take part in Modern Dance. The Dance requires many strenuous hours of fundamentals before the graceful art is acquired, but a large number faithfully put in these hours. It was quite encouraging for Amy Jean Simmerman, head of Modern Dance, to see the development of real perfection in most of the girls after weeks of vigorous exercises. For the girls themselves, there was a good deal of satisfaction, for they discovered they could walk with great ease and grace after a modern dance class. fc : ■ ■ V M k X K • r ( 1 «i- -i™ 1 ' ■ ' in- 1 m n r ' u IW i v- =1 III— i 3E1— I— III- IK ISf ■ i ■ » ' 1PSM ,vtf ■ ■ y i TCMtouuledaments f Automobiles Matthew Motor Co. Bakers Brockelman ' s Store Brighams Home Bakery Fahlman ' s Bakery Banks Fitchburg Savings Bank Safety Fund Nat. Bank Worcester County Trust Co. Beauty Shops Germaine ' s Beauty Shoppe Hollywood Beauty Shoppe Vogue Beauty Salon Books College Book Co. Bowling Universal Alleys Cameras and Supplies Fitchburg Camera Shop Catering Kendall Catering Co. Caps and Gowns C. E. Ward Co. Cleaners Star Cleaning Dyeing Clothing-Men ' s Miller ' s Clothing Clothing-Women ' s Academy Apparel Shop Miller ' s Clothing Roger ' s Helen ' s Accessory Shop Ward ' s Quality Shop Coal Union Coal Co. Fitchburg Coal Co. Department Stores Sears, Roebuck and Co. Army and Navy Store J. C. Penny Co. Druggists Murphy Drugs C. F. Nixon Inc. Whelan Drug Co. Park Pharmacy Central Pharmacy Blake ' s Drugs Electric Utilities Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Co. Florists Allen ' s Flower Shop Ritter the Florist Lesure the Florist Food Bolton-Smart Co James Heslam Co. C. H. Watson and Sons C. A. Cross Co. Rival Foods Inc. Robinson ' s Fish Chips United Co-operative Furriers Baylin ' s Fur Shop Model Fur " Shop Nathan the Furrier Richmond the Furrier Hardware A. J. Wilkinson Co. Insurance Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Interior Decorators Kidder and Davis Jewelers L. G. Balfour Lampila Jewelers S. M. Nathan Washington Jewelers Laundry City Steam Laundry Leather Goods Roux and Son Lumber Holf and Bugbee Co. Newspapers Leominster Daily Enterprise Office Supplies A S Hyland and Co. Optometrists Dr Fred Gathercole Opticians Fitchburg Optical Shop Organizations September Class C. P. T. Cadets Epsilon Pi Tau Gaveleer Society Palmer Hall Mohawk Club Plumbing and Heating Jennison Co. Photographers Dubois Photo Service Purdy Printers Spaulding-Moss Company Restaurants and Spas Bon Ton Restaurant Ye Olde Oyster Bar Cecile ' s Corner Store Shoes Empire Shoe Rebuilders City Shoe Repairing W. C. Goodwin Inc. George Bros. Sporting Goods Ed Simonds Iver Johnson Tailors DiLucci and Co C. Passios Teachers Agencies Cary Teachers Agency Grace M. Abbott T. Agency Fickett Teachers Agency Theaters Cumings Theatre Fitchburg Theatre Shea s Theatre Universal Theatre Transportation Fitchburg Leominster Street Railroad Co. Independent Cab Co. Turunen Coach Service Yellow Cab Service ”
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