Franklin High School - Key Yearbook (Franklin, NH)
- Class of 1944
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Text from Pages 1 - 92 of the 1944 volume:
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LEON ALLEN AIUVIAND ST. LOUIS
ALBERT BERCERON CHARLES TRACY
LAURIER BERGERON l'IA1tOLD UNWIN
RODNEY CLAIKK LLOYD ATRERTON
ROBERT DONCDVAN ROBERT BAYNO
ROLAND DUDE JOSEPH lDUMOND
BERTRAND IJUHAZXIEL IIAROLD IONES
EDGAR I'lILL RODNEY K.l.lJlDICIt
ROBERT I-IODGDON W1LL1AA1 KUIHONUN
EDXVARD KELTON PAUL LECLAHH5
PAUL LAURENT ROBERT RENSHAXV
PTRLIP NIEHCIEH RICHARD SANRORN
I WILFRED ROBITAILLE EDYVAIKD WRsc:oT'r
ROGER ROY CLIFFORD XVSIEELER
DONALD S1-TEPARD DONALD VVUITNEY
BERNARD SLIIT1-I ARNOLD PAHIZO
IAA-IES SOTER CIONHAD EKSTROIXI
BERTRAND ST, Cyn LEROY VVTLDER
NORB"IAND ST. CYR ALBUM' GILHEW1'
CLAYTON ANDREWS IABIICS PIDGEON
God save our splendid men, send them safe home again,
Cod save OL11' men.
Make them victorious, patient and chivalrous, they are so dear to us,
God save our men.
To you boys, who are as much a part of us today, as you were then, we, the
Class of '44 proudly dedicate this book. Words cannot recall the carefree days
which We shared, but they shall remain imperishable in our hearts. Duty called,
and your answer was swift, even before you had learned the true meaning of
life. Too soon you lost the joys of youth to the glory of the battlefield. You
placed the love of your country far above these joys which were so rightfull
yours, May Cod speed the day of victory and briu f
5 you home to us.
' Mn. RICHARD EUSTIS
'With esteem and pride, We, the Class of ,44 dedicate
this book to Coach Richard Eustis. For the knowledge
you have passed on to us We are grateful, but more
thankful are we for your high ideals of clean sportsman-
shipg for your keen sense of humor, and for the spirit of
coniidence and loyalty which you have Welded into our
character. The true nieaning of these words can only
be interpreted in the minds of those who know you.
MR. IOSEPI-I CASHMAN I
VVe, the Class of ,44 are grateful for your guidance
and counsel, Mr. Cashman. In this, our final year of
school, you l1ave set in our hearts a spirit which will
enable us to face todayis troubled world with a will to
succeed, despite the many obstacles which Will confront
us. Your efforts will be rewarded by any progress
which a member of the Class of '44 may achieve in the
years to Come.
FRED S. LIDDEY, Superintendent of Schools. I x
JOSEPH CASHIVIAN, B.S., M.Ed., I-Ieadmaster, U. N. H.
JOSEPH BURLEIGI-I, B.S., Mechanical Drawing, Dartmouth, U. N. H., Harvard.
MARGUERITE CHAIXIBERLAIN, B.E., English, Plymouth. '
CLAIRE CRETEAU, B. E., Commercial, Plymouth, Simmons, Columbia.
NIARY F. DAvIs, A.B., Algebra, Solid Geometry, Mt. Holyoke, I-Iaward.
M. JUNE DOLLOFF, B.E., Physical Education, Plymouth.
ALFRED C. ELLIOTT, Machine Shop, Shop experience and special work.
RICHARD EUSTIS, A.B., Coach, History, U. N. H.
ESTIIER GRIFFIN, B.S., Biology, Regis College.
ELSWORTII HARRIS, Manual Training, Harvard, F itchburg, Keene, Plymouth.
ALICE I'IEALY, A.B., French, English, History, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Mount St, Mary.
MAIXIAN KIINIBALL, Social Sciences, Latin, Keene, Plymouth.
JOSEPH KING, B.S., Physics, Chemistry, Providence, Bridgewater.
ALFREDA KX'llKA, B.E., Domestic Arts, Keene.
MARION MOSES, Mus.B., Music, New England Conservatory of Music.
.lV.lAIlION MOYNIIAIAN, RN., School Nurse, Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mass.
THONIAS O. PARKER, BS., Sciences, Aeronautics, Salesmanship, Dartmouth, Har-
BERTIIA PEI.I.ERIN, B.E., Domestic Arts, Keene, U. N. H.
CATHERINE SULLIVAN, A. B., Socioloff , Economics Dramatics- U. N. H.
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FRANK '. SoU'I'IIixI,xYD, Fund. of Sho m VVork, Sho J ex Jerience and saeeial work
ROIIERT TURNIsUI.I., Machine Shop, Moores School, Amoskeag Trade Course.
Girls, Sports Editor
Boys, Sports Editor
Humor Editor .
Boys' Personals .
Girls, Personals .
Literary Advisor .
. P. LAROCIIE, J. DURANT
. . T. COEFEY, F. KEATING
P. CHAMBEIILAIN, F. VVHITEIIEAD
. CAIILENE JONES
. IOIIN SAYEWICH
EDWARD F IIEDETIE
. TIIOIXTAS COFFEY
F. RING, R. TILTON
I. MEIICIEII, C. OTl'O
. BEVERLY LACROIX
. 1. PAIITELO, P. LAROCIIE
Mus. EDWIN R. CI-IAMEERLAIN
. Mn. JOSEPH KING
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As our four years at Franklin High School culminate, we Seniors ask our-
selves, "What is the most important thing we have gained from our education?,'
The twelve years which we have completed mark the passing of an important
milestone of life. During these twelve years we not only have been taught from
books, but we also have been given many opportunities to develop character.
As we progressed through school, our individualities grew, and now, as we pre-
pare to leave F. H. S., we know that character is to play the major role in our
destinies. All of our courses have led directly or indirectly to the formation and
training of our own personalities. This opportunity to grow, undoubtedly has
been the most priceless gift given us in our years of school.
At this time we ask ourselves another question, the answer to which will
have a definite bearing on our future. This question is, "How shall we face the
All of us are equal. All of us possess certain abilities which will mark our
place through life. Let us remember that wherever we may have to go, there
is nothing within these abilities we cannot do with a little effort on our part.
VVith this in mind we should be able to face the future with determination and
faith. We must trust in what-is to come. With our character as our guiding
star, and with a look toward the future of determination and faith, we a1'e well
prepared to face life and whatever problems may confront us.
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THOMAS J. COFFEY "Tam"
Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Football 3, 494, Asst. Mgr. Basketball 3,
Manager Basketball 4'k, Eve of St. Mark 4, XVinter Carnival
Committee 1, 2, 3, 4. Swing Club 2, 4, Senior Banquet Com-
mittee 4, First Aid 3, Boys' Cooking 2, Good Sportsmanship
Letter 1, Golf 2, Yearbook 4, junior Prom Committee 3, Hi-Y
.z. 3, 4, Bowling 2, President Stamp Club I.
"Rl'g11Iz11' fellows make a 7'1'g1flf!I'7' 'zuorldl'
Tom is a fellow who has gained the friendship of every-
one in the class. His untiring efforts and devotion to duty
will always see him through life's problems. Good humor
and clean sportsmanship are two of his many traits of
character. Tom is another member of our class who is
going to join the Air Corps.
lfRliDliIRlCK M. KEATING "Red"
Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Class President 2, 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Swing
Club 2, 3, 4, Newspaper Club 2, llditor-in-Chief 3, Yearbook
Staff 4, Vl'inner of Oratorical Contest 4, Bandwagon 1,
Charley's Aunt 2, june Mad 3, live of St. Mark 4. Football 4.
"'l'1n- l1'i11mj1lzs of llzis lmm',' for Ihcy are ffl'f71L'.lU
Red has been an outstanding member of our class all
through high school. Ile has guided our class through many
problems and because of his clear mindedness, he has proved
fo be a capable leader. His line qualities are many, and are
cnown to everyone.
PAUL LAROCHE Ixachg
Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4, Band I, 2, 3, Councilman of Junior
City 1, Athletic Club 1, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Student Council
2, 3, 4, Hi-Y Club 2, 3, 4, Dramatics Club 3, 4, Junior Prom
Committee 3, Winter Carnival Committee 3, 4, Hockey 4,
Yearbook Staff. Senior Banquet Committee 4, President of
Activities Association 3, President of Student Council 4.
"fl rare comlnizmtzbzl of jovialify, wif, and i7Cl'.Y0llfIffljlu
Paul is our class comedian. His good humor and per-
sonality characterize him everywhere. Along with being one
of the most popular boys, he has a definitely carefree air that
gets him in and out of trouble frequently. Paul is going
into the Navy in june a11d we all know l1e'll make good,
sa I uru , 3 4, Clue Cl11b I, 2, 4, Music Festivals
1, 2, 4. ,Swing Club Secretary 3, Swing Club Treasurer 4,
Jr.-Sr. Prom Connnittee 3, Senior Banquet Comnnttee 4.
'ffl-"if lim' in dm'd.r :ml years. in llzoughls :mt I1r0aI1z.r"
ln describing you, jo, one immediately thinks of these
words: CllCl'gOlJlC, l2lIlg'illllg', friendly, true, known by all, liked
by all-need more be said?
ROBERT BAILEY "Bobby"
Swing Club 3, 4, Newspaper Club 1, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee
Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Chorus 1, 2, Winter Carnival Committee 2, 3,
Eve of St. Mark 4.
"fl smiling face, o gentle hear!"
Bobby is always on the go. During his four years in F. H.
S. he has been a major factor in the high school band. He
has a fine sense of humor which he displays at the times
when it is most needed.
STEPHEN BARNABY ".S'tvoc"
Camera Club 2, 3, Glee Club 2, 3, Dramatics Club I, 2"',
3"', Vice-president of Swing Club 4, Bowling Club 2, Track
2, Manager Football 4", Hockey I, 2, 3, 4, Good Sportsman-
ship Letter I, I-I. M. S. Pinafore, Charlcy's Aunt, June Mad,
Eve of St, Mark.
"He never hurries and seldom worries"
With a combination of acting and singing ability, Steve
has yet to let a program go by without being in it. He will
always be remembered for his good work as football man-
Camera Club I, Class Vice-President 2, Swing Club 2, 3, 4,
Bowling 2, Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, Class Secretary 3, Secre-
tary of Student Council 4.
"God helps them who help themselz1e.r"
VVe always find Pauline where there's work to be done.
She is, at all times, very good natured and helpful. Pauline
has to work very hard in order to do two trig papers besides
her other work!
CATHERINE CHASE "Cathy"
Camera Club 1, Glee Club 1, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Biology
Club 2, Girl Reserves 2, Dramatics Club 3.
"For .she 'was just the quiet type 'whose natures never vary"
Catherine, one of those girls from Chestnut Street, is quiet
in her ow11 sort of way, but full of fun otherwise.
Camera Club I. Glee Club I, 2, Swing Club 2, Bowling 2,
Biology Club 2, Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4.
"Good night, good niyhl,' parting is .such .sweet sorrow"
Could it be that while June has such an intense interest in
Room 25, she is studying math all the time?
GOLDIE CRONVLEY "Dadie"
Camera Club 1, Glee Club 1, Biology Club 2, Girl Reserves
2, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Newspaper Club 3, Dramaties Club 3.
"l,c'l your .vpvvrlz be al'ztfay.r with grace"
Goldie, who is full of fun, must have as her motto, "Laugh
and the world laughs with you". Her outstanding charac-
teristics are: good posture, good humor, and cheerfulness.
By these signs we have come to know Goldie.
MARJORIE DEARBORN "ilIargU"
Camera Club 1, Orchestra I, Good Sportsmanship Letter I,
Glce Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, tLetterj, 2, 3, 4, Swing Club I,
2, 3, 4, Pinafore 2.
'Ulfusif Ililllfla Cllllflll I0 .rooilzc Illia savage beast"
NVQ are very proud of Marge sitting there i11 the band
every time it plays. She comes from ward one, too, Her
pleasing friendliness is an asset to her and to all who asso-
ciate with her.
MAURICI2 DIENONCOUR "Denny"
Camera Club 1, Hockey I, 2, 3, 4, Electricity Club 2, Foot-
ball 2, 4, First Aid 3, Senior Banquet Committee 4, Swing
Club 4, President Science Club 4.
"His rmlzlrv is rr .rujfirimlt nd'L'cr!isL'l1wnf of his clzaracivf'
Denny remains the same day in and day out. No matter
where you meet him, he is always the same fellow. His wit
and humor make him good company at all times. As a foot-
ball player this year, he received honorable mention on the
allstate team. I-le is joining the Air Corps in July.
JRANMARY DURANT "Jaan,"
Glee Club 2, Dramatics Club 2, 3, Swing Club 2, 3, 4. June
Mad 3, The VVorm Turns 3, Governing Board of Swing
Club 3, Junior Chairman of the Junior-Senior Prom 3, Girl
Reserves 3, 4. Oratorical Contest 3, 4, VVinter Carnival Com-
mittee 4. Senior .Banquet Committee 4, Yearbook Staff 4.
"Her z'm'y foot has lllzlsic in it"
Jean, the person With a pleasing personality, friendliness,
good scholarship, and an excellent acting ability, is an asset
to the senior class.
JOHN FIELDEN "Pu1'lec1"'
Camera Club I, Student Council 1, Radio Club 2, Good
Sportsmanship Letter 1, Biology Club 2.
"'1'lis hidden meaziilly lies in our L'lLdCt1'L'07'.S'U
john is a quiet boy, who takes a silent interest in trains.
He is always to be found when anyone needs help.
EDWARD FREDETTE "Eddie"
Camera Club I, 2, 3, Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club
2, Hockey 1, 2, 4, Baseball 1, 2, Ski Team r, 2, 3, 4, Tennis 1,
Yearbook Staff 4, Junior Prom Committee 3, Winter Car-
nival Committee 3, 4.
"Tlu'rc's Hzyilzm in my fret"
Eddie is one of the best dancers in our class and can
always be seen at social affairs. He takes a great interest in
skatmg and skiing, and does well at both.
JOAN FULLER "Bu11ny"
Swing Club 4, Girl Reserves 4, W'intcr Carnival Com-
"I .rec the right and I approve it mo"
Bunny has been with ns only a year, but in that short time
everyone has come to know her and to like her. She has
fitted in with all our activities, and in many ways has proven
herself a "regular" girl.
JEAN GAUTHIER "Jvam1ie"
Dramatics Club 1, Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3,
Bowling 2. Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, VVinter Carnival Committee
3, Senior Banquet Committee 4.
"Full of fun and full of life"
Jean's laughter and fun will carry her over many narrow
bridges. We cannot take her jokes too seriously for we
know she doesn't mean half she says!
JACQUES HEBERT "Jake"
Student Council 1, Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y Clublz, 3,
Senior Banquet Committee 4, Electrical Club 3, Boxing 3,
Football 44', Good Sportsmanship letter 1.
"'Characlcr is nature in ils highest form"
Jake is an all-round boy who has au interest in all activi-
ties. He received the second highest mark in the country,
when he took the Air Corps test. If anyone can fly them.
MAURICE HEBERT "Fitch"
Spanish Club I, Newspaper Club I, Bowling Club I,.SC1'a17-
book Club 1, Swing Club 3, 4, Senior Banquet Committee 4.
"So, speed the .vlars of lhought"
Fitch is one of the top notch students of our class. He
cannot be surpassed for his litness as an all-round student.
Fitch is a boy who is marked for success in anything he
RONALD HODGDON uflllllllljlu
Scrapbook Club I, Glee Club 1, Swing Club I, 2, 3, 4, Dra-
maties Club 2, 3, 4, Radio Club 3, Senior Banquet Commit-
".-I lzvrzrl content with .rang and dance"
"Ronny" is an ardent dancing fan. He would rather
dance than eat, and we must say he dances very well.
Ronny's ambition is to join the Navy and we all wish him
BIQRTHA HUBBARD "Hubble"
Glee Club 4, Swing Club 4.
".Sil1v's small but-oh my"
l-lubbie came to us only a short time ago, but she has
grown to be at ease among us. Although she may be the
tiniest member of our class, she is packed full of love and
FREDERICK JACOBS "fake"
Swing Club 2, 4, Newspaper Club 2, 3, Student Council 3,
".-I grullvmnn, Ilirfmyh and through"
jake comes from Rhode Island. He joined our class in
his sophomore year and since then has made himself very
popular with all his classmates. He is one of the many
Ayiation Cadets, and we all feel sure that he will make a
CARLENE JONES "Joris-ie"
Mayor of junior City 1, Dramatics Club I, Winter Carni-
val Committee I, 2, 3, Hockey I, 2, 3, 4, Cheerleading 2, 3, 4,
Biology Club 2, Girl Reserves 2, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Student
Council 3, Candidate for Carnival Queen 4, Senior Banquet
Committee 4, Basketball 4, Yearbook Committee 4.
"lVari1vf31 is the .rfvicc of life"
Although Carlene hails from that little town of Hill, the
position she occupies in the senior class is of no small im-
portance. She has proven to be one of the most athletic and
friendliest members of our class.
ANNA KILO SKI "Annie"
Swing Club 2, 4, Hockey 2 CLetterj, 4, Basketball 2, 4,
Dramatics Club 3, Radio Club 3, Girl Reserves 3, 4, Chair-
man of Class Ring and Pin Committee 4.
"Her Drs! COIUPUI!l0IIS'-lllIl0!7K'IlL'C and health"
Annie can aways be depended on to provide laughs in and
out of school. However, she can be serious at times Cwhieh
are fewj l ,
Camera Club I, Glee Club I, Swing Club I, 2, 3, 4, Good
Sportsmanship Letter I, Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, XVinter Car-
nival Committee I, junior-Senior Prom 3.
"l-'Vhal fwucvful lioxws I once enjoyed!
How szevcf their nu-mary still!"
Although Ellen may give the impression of being drowsy,
she can be wide awake at certain times. She enjoys herself
at any time and her jollity makes everyone else happy.
BEVERLY LACROIX "Bev"
Scrap Book Club I, City Clerk I, Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4,
Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Vllinter Carnival Committee 2, 3, 4.
jr.-Sr. Prom 3, Student Council 4, Activities Association 4.
Hflllllfff 'ZUO'L't'll, cl0.vz'-buHrm'd lo llur cliiu
Broadclotlz willmut und u zeuruz hear! within"
Sweet and refined is Bev. One can't help admiring her
pleasing personality. Because she is industrious and con-
scientious, we know that her future will be a success. Good
luck to you Bev, in all you undertake.
RICHARD LEFEBVRE "Rink"
Hockey I, 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y Club 2, 3, Swing Club 2, 3, Bowling
Club 2, Biology Club 2, lileetrical Club 3, Boxing 3, Foot-
ball 4, Senior Banquet Committee 4, Good Sportsmanship
Hlvt"L'L'f ll dull Hl0lI1l'I1fln
liver since we can remember, Rink has been the Indian of
our class. If the teachers forget the rest of us, they'll never
forget him for he brought them many happy and sad
moments. VVhenever fun is to be had, that's where you'll
ROBERT LEIGHTON "Bob"
Bob left us early this year to take the Agricultural course
at Durham. From all reports he did well -there and came
back to F. H. S. just in time to receive his diploma.
DORIS MAYOR "Dol"
Dramaties Club I, Glee Club I, 2, Hockey I, CLetterj 2,
3, 4 CCaptainj, Orchestra I, Band I, Cl.etterD 2, 3, 4, Girl
Reserves 2, 3, 4, Cheerleading 3 CI.etterj, 4, Biology Club 2,
Candidate for Carnival Queen 3, Basketball 4, Senior Ban-
quet Committee 4, Wlinter Carnival 4.
"lVm'rr l0a'L'v 'lil Ionzorrow what you ran do today"
Our good times would be nil without Dot there to add to
the jollity, with her sense of humor and spontaneous laugh.
Sewing Club I, Newspaper Club 3.
"Silence is .vwveleru
Cecile is another quiet member of our class, and she has
her own sense of humor. The world today has great need
of women of serenity, such as Cecile.
Glee Club I, Sewing Club I, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 2, Girl
Reserves 2, 3, 4, Newspaper Club 2, Science Club 4.
"Do you 11.01 lsnow I am a womczng when I fhinlc I must
Full of fun and mischief-always ready with a smile is
our Alice. Our school will certainly miss her cheery per-
sonality. She has many nicknames, too-such as the one
used in English class!
Softball I, Bowling Club 2, Basketball 4.
ul'V07I18IL of few words are the best ones"
There are times when one needs a witty remark or a gay
moment. Jeanette will fill that need. Her mischievous and
fun loving spirit would add ten years to anyone's life. No
wonder her friends have gray l1air!
GLENN MOSES "Moe" i
Athletic Club I, Swing Club 3, Newspaper Club 3, Boxing
3, Basketball 4.
"A ruddy drop of manly blood"
Moe is kept very busy on the farm. He has found time
however, to participate in basketball and boxing. He proved
valuable to the basketball team this year, and last year he
was the boxing champ of his weight. Moe is leaving us
soon for the Navy so we all wish him the best of luck.
' VVILLIAM E. NOWELL "Bill"
Good Sportsmanship Letter I, Track I, 2, Orchestra I,
Camera Club 3.
"No foot emi chase"
ln spite of his quiet manner, Bill is full of fun and has
many friends in school. During his freshman and sopho-
more years, he starred on the track team. VVe all wish we
still had a team for you, Bill.
Year Book Staff, Eve of St. Mark.
"Il'.r nice lu In' nulurul 'when yozfrv nal-zmzlly nite"
Calla came to us from Andover quite late in the year. Her
friendly charm and ability to write are valuable assets to our
JOAN I. PARTELO "Jo"
Health Commissioner I, Glee Club I, 2, Swing Club I, 2,
3, 4, Basketball I, 4, Hockey 2, Bowling Club 2, Student
Council 2, Dramatics 2, fLetteI'J 4. Charley's Aunt 2, Cheer-
leading 3, 4, Girl Reserves 3, 4, Senior Banquet Committee 4.
"I leave my clmruclvr bvlllnd mc"
Jo is one of those "ward one girls", but she cheers for
the whole town. The above list of activities attests to 10's
popularity and her abilities.
Glee Club 1, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 2, Treas-
urer ot Girl Reserves 3, President of Girl Reserves 4, VVin-
ter Carnival Committee 4.
"Her half is not more sunny llmu her heart"
Ever diligent, ever sincere, ever cheerful, ever calm-11ow
you know Helen. She is always ready with a pleasant snule,
and everyone is her friend.
EVELYN F. RAYNO "'Pvle"'
Concert 1, 2, Good sportsmanship Letter 1, Hockey I, 2,
Glee Club 1, 2, Swing Club 2, 3, 4, Girl Reserves 3, Scholar-
ship Letter 3, Radio Club 3, Dramatics 3.
"Bc silent mid .rczfcj silence 1lC'Utf7' bvlruys you"
She is sweet voiced, and reserved, but swell to know. once
you talk to her. Pete always has a way of delaying history
Camera Club I, Swing Club I, 2, 3, 4, Softball I, Basket-
ball 1, Glee Club I, 2, Good Sportsmanship Letter I, Student
Council 3, Scholarship Letter 3, Senior Banquet Committee
4, Radio Club 3, Yearbook Staff 4.
"Those abou! her from her slmll rvud the perfect 'ways of
Fay also comes from VVard One. Dependability and so-
ciability are her outstanding characteristics. What would
this high school do without Fay and the rest of the Ward
Softball 1, Dramatics 1, Girl Reserves 3, Volley ball 4.
".-lsk nn' no qur-siiomr, and I'Il lvll you no fib.r"
Lorraine is a very quiet type of girl from Spring Street.
XN'here you see l.orrame, you see Jeanette. They have
always been the best of friends and we hope they always
RITA T. ROBICI-IA UD
Dramatics Club 1, Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club I, 2,
3, 4, Cheerleading 1, Student Council 1, Pinafore 2, Good
Sportsmanship Letter I, Class Secretary 2, Girl Reserves 4,
Senior Banquet Committee 4.
",lly duy.r l1u.r.r fllflljdllflj' rm'uy"
Rita. a girl with a very pleasing personality, a good dis-
position, and a good sense of humor, is a friend indeed.
She is always ready to lend a helping' hand.
GEORGE RUSSELL "George"
Scrapbook Club 1, Swing Club 2, 3, Newspaper Club 2, 3.
"Still tvalffrs run deep"
Everyone knows George. He has always taken part in
school activities and helped out in many ways. He adds to
our fun and helps to keep up our morale.
MARGARET SA RGENT "rlIarg0"
Camera Club I, Basketball 2, 4, Glee Club I. 2, 4, Swing
Club Secretary 4, Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Majorette 4, Prom
Committee 2, 3, 4, Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, Senior Banquet Com-
mittee 4, VVinter Carnival 4.
"To love, z'lwrlsl1, and I0 obey"
The class of '44 is proud of Margo, strutting jauntily at
the head of the F. H. S. Band. Although her heart really
belongs to the class of '43, she has been a loyal member of
our set, and we like her.
JOHN B. SAYEWVICH "Johrm.ic"
Stamp Club 1, Tennis Club I, Camera Club I, 2, Basketball
1, 2, 3, 4"', Junior Prom Committee 3. Science Club 4, 'Winter
Carnival Committee 4.
"'Rval .rvrrlre will :ml Inst' its 1zobIvuvss"
Johnnie has been a very conscientious basketball player all
through high school. It was one of his baskets that helped
save the day at the tournament. Because of his willingness
to help out, Johnnie has become the odd job man. Everyone
will miss him.
ALICE E. SHANELARIS
Basketball 1, Scrapbook 1, Good Sportsmanship Letter I,
Girl Reserves 2, Dramatics Club 3, Newspaper Club 3.
"Single now or forvwr hold your Marv"
Quiet and serious one would judge. Her fairness and
good sportsmanship are well known to all. Alice and her
sister Maggie are always seen together.
MAGDALINE SHANELARIS "Maggie"
Scrapbook I, Basketball 1, Good sportsmanship Letter 1,
Girl Reserves 2.
"Still wnlvrs run deep"
Maggie must abide by the quotation "Children should be
seen but not heard" for although we certainly see her in
school each clay, she seldom says anything other than what
the occasion calls for.
CONSTANCE SMART "Conniu"
Basketball I, Softball 1, Good Sportsmanship Letter 1,
Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club I, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 2,
Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, Dramatics Club 3, June Mad 3,
Cheerleading 3, 4, Clsetterj, Wititer Carnival 3, 4, Senior
"They think that they shall be hrnrd for their niurh speaking"
Connie is a bundle of giggles who never lets a situation
get dull. She is full of fun and chatter, but is to be remem-
bered as one of the staunehest workers for the class of '44.
BETTY SNYDER "Bef"
Hockey fLetterJ 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Swing Club
1, 2, 3, 4, Good Sportsmanship Letter I, Dramatics 3, Spring
Formal Committee 3, Senior-Junior Hop Committee 3, Senior
Banquet 4, Ring Committee 4.
"lfVnnmn brings In man his grvalvsl blessing and his
We will always remember Betty as the girl with the eyen
disposition, who was an invaluable helper in our every time
of need. Remember her birthday cake at the Senior Ban-
LUDOVIC SOKUL "Jokvy"
Scrapbook Club I, Swing Club I, 2, 3, 4, Bowling 2, Elec-
trical Club 3, Boys' Cooking 2, 3.
".S'il1rvrify in -its grcul4r.rl"
Along with being a loyal supporter of the school activities,
",lokey" is a fine student. Like most of the boys of our
class he is always present when there is a good time. He is
planning to join the air corps after graduation and we know
he'll make good.
PANDI STAVRO I "Pm1dy"
City Marshal 1, Electrical Club 1, 2, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4,
I-lockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 4, Boys' Cooking 3.
"Rc'ndv1' an lwmrst and a perfect -man"
Fellows like Pandy are hard to find. His quiet manner
and hue personality have made him the friend of all. Pandy
always was a great help in our baseball and hockey games.
ROS E TILTON
Camera Club I, Good Sportsmanship Letter I, Junior
City Officer 1, Biology Club 2, Swing Club 3, 4, Sewing Club
3, Newspaper Club 3, Scholarship Letter 3, Senior Banquet
Committee 4, Yearbook Staff 4.
"I 'wzilzfvd 'wing.r"
Wfho would ever think that Rose wanted to fly a plane?
If brilliant scholarship and dependability are qualifications of
a good pilot, Rosie will certainly make the grade. All her
classmates wish her "Happy Landing".
EDVVARD TRACHY "Speed"
Camera Club 1, Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Golf 2, Swing Club 2,
3, 4, Football 2, 3, 4, Boxing 3, Assistant Manager Basket-
ball 4, Football Captain 4.
"Equal io the peaks of our desire"
Speed, our capable football captain is one of the best
naturcd members of our class. Nothing seems to bother
him. Speed wasn't very big, but on the football field he
did more than a man twice his size. It's fellows like him
that make sports.
LAVVRENCE TRACI-IY - "Zoot"
Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Hockey I, 2, 3, 4, Class President I,
Vice President 3, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, junior Prom Committee 3,
Student Council 4, VVinter Carnival Committee I, 2, 3, 4,
Football 4, Bowling 2.
".fIII lhiugs ilzvrough ilzve lake nobler form"
Zoot is a great lover of sports and anything else with ex-
citement. His abilities are numerous, and these, combined
with a cheerful personality have made him one of the best
liked members of our class. He reports to the Army Air
Corps before before school closes, and we all wish him
success in his undertaking.
ELAINE WESCOTT "BobI1in." "Pee-PVce"
Camera Club I, Basketball I, Softball I, Glee Club I, 2,
3, 4, Swing Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 2, Prom Committee
2, 3, Girl Reserves 3, 4, Hockey 3, Cheerleading CLetterj
3, 4, NVinter Carnival Committee 3, 4, Senior Banquet Com-
"1"ll1 sure curcfs' rm, C1lC"llIj' to life"
Pee-VVee is a very friendly girl who likes to talk a great
deal. She is a very active member of the Swing Club. She
enters into many of the socials and is a popular student.
FRANCES VVIrIITEI'IEAD "Whitey"
Camera Club I, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Sewing Club 2, 3, 4,
Basketball 1, Manager 4, Hockey 1, 2, 3, Manager 4, Operetta
I, 3, Softball 1, Carnival Committee 1, 2, 4, Junior City Of-
heer I, Letter in Hockey 4, Bowling Club 2, Girl Reserves
2, 3, 4, Victory Club 3, 4, Senior Banquet Committee 4, Year-
book Staff 4.
"Virtue is her own rczt'ard"
Cheerful manners, a chuckle peculiarly her own, and a
sense of humor-that's Wliitey. She brings life to any party.
GENEVIEVE WOODS f'Chiclc"
Basketball I, 2, 3, Softball I, Glee Club I, 2, 4, Corre-
spondence Club 1, Sewing Club 1, 2, 3.
"I'1l be 1lIt'7'l'y,' l'll be free"
Genevieve has an ever ready smile and a warm, engaging
personality-invitations to frlendslnp wlneh every member
of our class has accepted.
ERVING COTE "Ir'ving"
Student Council 1, Camera Club I, 2, 3, Electricity Club 3,
Stage Manager 3.
"His hobby is his busi11rrss"
An ardent photographer fan, Erving is always ready with
his camera. He has supplied the school with many of its
pictures and we feel assured he will make a first class rc-
"" Awarded a Letter. Many of the girls also received
Note: The play, "live of St. Mark" was not produced.
ln the year 1940, the Class of '44 entered the freshman year in D. H. S.
with some 125 members. We soon organized our Iunior City and elected officers
for the first half of the year as follows: Mayor, Lawrence Trachyg City Clerk,
Beverly Lacroix, Treasurer, Ioan Mercier. During the last half of the year we
held our second election, and the results were: Mayor, Carlene jones, City Clerk,
Beverly Lacroix, and Treasurer, joan Mercier. One of the outstanding events
of the class was the operetta, "The Bandwagonv, a musical comedy which brought
forth the many fields of talent in the freshman class, and proved to be a great
success. Even now, three years later, that operetta still lingers in our minds and
it isnlt uncommon to hear the catchy little tunes still being Sllllg. The Dancing
Class Party was a happy and special occasion because, for most of us, it was the
first time we had worn evening gowns. After this, things began to happen fast.
Next came our class trip to YVellington Beach where we swam, ate, and played
together as one big family. The following week these same people, girls once
more in evening gowns, with their boy escorts marched across the stage to receive
their diplomas, their admittance to F. 1-I. S. It was a happy moment with parents
proudly looking on, but deep down inside, we hated to leave all the good times
in D. Il. S. and especially Miss Rowell who we all wished could have come to
lead us on in Franklin High School.
Then in September came a moment that we had all DCSII looking forward to,
for we were now really members of F. H. S. I'll admit that we were all very
timid for a few weeks, for, in such a big building, things were very strange to us.
Again it was time to make the choice of who were to be the leaders of our class,
and wc chose as follows: President, Frederick Keating, Vice President, Pauline
Chamberlain, Secretary, Rita Robiehaud and Treasurer, Ioan Mercier. It wasn't
long before the upper classmen decided that we should be officially initiated and
welcomed into Franklin High with a Sophomore Reception. The Sophomores
were called upon to furnish the entertainment, and of course, furnished everyone
with a good laugh. At the same time, we made many new acquaintances and
from then on we really felt at home in F. H. S.
Yes, it was a much smaller class that returned to carry on in the Junior year.
Frederick Keating was again chosen as our President, Lawrence Trachy, Vice
President, Pauline Chamberlain, Secretary, and Joan Mercier, Treasurer. The
traditional junior Prom was a little different this year in that it was called the
Junior-Senior Prom. Together these classes worked veiy hard to make the Prom
the great success that it was. This year was a sad one also, for it was then that
the first of our boys were called from our class to do a bigger job-that of de-
fending their country.
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Although it seemed quite impossible, wc were in our Senior year, our last
year in school. It was a year filled to the brim with activities and pleasant
memories. President Thomas Coffey, Vice President Frederick Keating, Secre-
tary Paul LaRoche and Treasurer Ioan Mercier were appointed to lead us on in
this ever important year. The Senior Banquet was our first big activity and, 'to
be able to get together with our parents and enjoy a pleasant and successful
evening, was really Worth all the worrying and hard work on the part of us, our
1nothe1's, and Mrs. Chamberlain, our class advisor.
VVill anyone ever forget the l1Vinter Carnival this year? Yes, the Seniors can
truthfully say that they really worked hard to crown Carlene queen and to win
the cup, but although we strived wholeheartedly, the Juniors proved to he the
Graduation night was he1'e, the night when we bade our farewell to dear old
Franklin High. There were many tears in the eyes of the pupils as their names
were called to receive their diplomas. The Seniors recalled names and remem-
bered faces of a large portion of the boys in their class who were not receiving a
diploma that night because they were in the uniform of their country, striving
to better the World into which we were going. Probably that is why, as we left
the gym, our heads were raised high in determination to do our part to repay
those boys for what they had given up in order to give us this chance to graduate.
Miss Creteau: Does anyone know what "mussel,, means?
Ellen Lacoursiere: It's the thing you put on a dogis mouth to keep him
Mrs. Chamberlain Qwhen Ludovic Sokul and Pandi Stavro were trying to
wrestle in her roomj: "I pity the Germans when you get into action, Ludoviclv
Pauline Chamberlain over in a corner blushing: "You'd better pity me."
Miss Sullivan: "VVhat is the most important thing about this year?"
Fay Bing: 'iltis Leap Yearlv '
What would Pauline Chamberlain do without the window sill on which to
place all her books?
John Sayewiehz If you must get in a brawl, always fight a bigger fellow.
You've got an excuse if you get beaten up.
QTune: Remember Pearl Harbor?
Lct's remember old Franklin
As wc go to meet the foe
Let's remember this school house
As our friend of long ago.
XV e will always remember
NVe were born to democracy
And we'll strive to keep it shining
Wfhen we're sailing oler the sea.
Let's remember our classes
And all the fun We knew
Letls remember our teachers
For they tried to make us true.
WVe'll remember our class mates
As well as Parents clear
And all our other school mates
NVho were our friends sincere.
So itls farewell to high school
VV e are marching with the brave
In defense of Old Glory
Hear our cry, "Long may it Wave!
Let's remember old Franklin
When our school days are der
Lefs remember the Seniors
In the Class of ,44.
giucfz-:nf Cjouncif I
President . . . . . PAUL LAROCI-IE
Vice President . LAWRENCE TRACHY
Secretary ....... PAULINE CHAMBERLAIN
Front row, left to right: John Courtemanclie, Maurice Barg, Paul Lalloclie, Lawrence
Trachy, Pauline Chamberlain, Jean Astbury. Second Row: Alfred Lagace, Stephen
Weglai'z, George Barry, Robert McCarthy. Tliircl row: Mr. Burleigh, Barbara Rayno,
First row, left to ripglitz Lawrence Tracliy, Paxil Lalloclie, George Barry, Jean Astlmry,
Beverly Lacroix. Second row: Mr. King, Miss Cretcau, Mr. Ilurleigli, Miss Kyrlia,
Mr. Eustis, Mr. Cashman.
The Student Council is composed of four members from each class and an
advisor who is Mr. Burleigh. This council sponsors many projects to better the
school and to aid the pupils in their school Work.
This year the members have taken charge of selling Wall' Stamps once a week
in the home rooms and have sponsored two very successful Wai' Loan Drives
Which Went over the top.
To make victory one step nearer, members of the council supervise XVar
Activities every VVednesday afternoon.
This group tries to acquaint the pupils with the things that will make them
better citizens of the community in which they will some day take their place.
The Franklin High School Student Activities Association, established to
promote and to finance the various activities of the High School, is an organization
of, by, and for the student body. All students regularly enrolled as under-
graduates in the Franklin High School, are considered to be members of this
This organization is composed of the Headmaster, the Head Coach of-boys,
the I-Iead Coach of girls, the Faculty Manager of Athletics, three representatives
from the Student Council, besides the President, Vice President, the Secretary-
Treasurer of the Association, and one member of the faculty not representing
President . . CARLENE JONES
Vice Presiclent . NIARGARET SARGENT
Secrctrzry-Treasurer . DORIS NIAYOR
The Noon Club is a new organization at Franklin High, but one that has
already brought so much fun to the student body that it is well-known. It Was
first formed in November for the purpose of giving an opportunity for recreation
to those pupils who spend their lunch hour in the high school building.
Among the activities enjoyed by the boys and girls are basketball, ping
pong, and volley ball. Card games have, at times, held the noon pupils' interest.
Twice a Week music was provided for dancing.
Through this club, the long noon hour has been made lively and enjoyable
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Left to right, iirst row: Mrs. Chamberlain, Ioan Mercier, Stephen Barnabyg George Barry,
Margaret Sargent, Paul LaRocl1e. Second row: John Sayewich, Joan Piela, Donald Snod-
grass, Glenna Partelo, Lawrence Trashy, Nelson Daigneau.
President . . . . GEORGE BARRY
Vice President . STEPHEN BARNABY
Secretary . NIARGABET SARGENT
Treasiucr . . JOAN MERCLER
The Swing Club is that delightful organization in Franklin High School which
sponsors so many of our good times. NVith the cooperation and understanding
supervision of Mrs. Chamberlain, the club plans fun for eveiybody. Dances are
held at regular intervals, and occasionally special dances are enjoyed.
Among the outstanding achievements of the year was the Armistice Ball
which was the top otf for the big football game of the season, Franklin vs. Laconia,
a victory celebration for Franklin.
The Winter Carnival reached its climax in the Carnival Dance on February
12, at which Ellen VVarburton and Charles Thibodeau were crowned Queen and
For a While, on WVednesday evenings, Mrs. Simpson from Laconia Was en-
gaged to teach dancing to those who wished to learn or to improve their steps.
Patriotism is evidenced by the free admission of all service men to dances,
and by the purchase of S75 Worth of Wai' Bonds.
The Franklin High School Band which was organized in 1938 by Mr. Francis
Tatro, has shown a steady improvement both in skill of performance and in the
service rendered our school and community. Our band at present consists of
twenty-one members besides three majorettes and a drum major. Among the
instruments played by the members are clarinets, cornets, mellophones, bari-
tones, trombones, snare drums, cymbals, and bass drums.
Mr. Joseph VV. Ladd of Bristol, a composer who has Written several numbers
expressly for the use of our band, has helped us greatly. Miss Marion Moses,
the head of the music department in our high school, has taken a great interest in
the Work of the band, and has been our conductor on several occasions.
The Franklin High School Band played at the dedication of the Roger S.
Martin Field. Mr. XVithington, of Laconia, directed the playing of the "Star
Spangled Banner", by the combined Franklin and Laconia Bands. The band
also played at the Legion Oratorical Contest, for the Memorial Day exercises in
Bristol, and for the Firemeifs Parade in Franklin in Iune. WVe consider our band
a most Worthwhile project both as a school and a community organization as there
is a great shortage of well-organized bands due to the absence of our boys in the
Presiflvnt . . HELEN PRESCOTT
Vice President . PAULINE CHABIBERLAIN
Secretary . . BEVERLY LACROIX
T1'8llSllI'Ul' . FRANCES VVHITEI-LEAD
The Girl Reserves were all out for victory again this year. They held weekly
meetings under the guidance of Miss Alice Healy and Miss Catherine Sullivan.
During the past year, the girls have sponsored various dances and parties.
At Christmas time, they gave a party for the young children of the Orphans,
This year, the animal two-day conference was held at Laconia, New Hamp-
shire. A large group of the girls attended this conference and claimed it was
the best one ever.
During the Fourth XVar Loan Drive, the Girl Reserves volunteered to aid
in the sale of XVar Stamps and Bonds. This turned out to be a very successful
campaign, and was our way in helping to bring about "Victory',.
F rcclerick Keating: I don't like Leap Year. It means another 12 months
being a bachelor and I can't do a thing about it.
This year, after a number of unsuccessful attempts, a Science Club has been
organized. Under the guidance of Mr. King and Mrs. Griffin, regular meetings
and Well planned periods have been presented. Members of the Science Club
are those pupils who have shown a liking and ability in Whatever science they
Each meeting has been assigned to a certain class, the members of which
have given suitable programs. There have been special meetings on many in-
teresting subjects such as, fluorescence, radio, electricity, biology and other edu-
Many interesting meetings have been planned for the future, and it is our
hope that they will be carried out successfully.
Mrs. Chamberlain: "Paul, what is an independent clause?,'
Paul LaRoche: "Thats a clause with a mind of its ownf'
Mr. King: "XfVhat does H28 mean?,'
Frederick Keating: "lt means getting kicked out of school."
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For over a year the Glee Club has been Working under the instiuction of
Miss Marion Moses. A selected group from the C-.lee Club sang for the D. A. R.
on March 10th and for the VVoman's Club in April. The entire club took part
in the Annual Concert, May 19th.
The Clce Club is one of our oldest school organizations and has steadily
grown in membership. It has been a real joy to learn more about singing with
Mr. Cushman: John, what happens when you break u magnet in two?
John Suyewich: You have two magnets.
Mr. Cashman: Fred, what if you break it again?
Fred Jacobs: You have four magnets.
Mr. Cuslunan: XfVhut if you break it again and again, Paul?
Paul Lulioche: N r. Caslnnan. you have mass production.
Fred Jacobs: "june, let's go to the movie-s?',
June Clark: "Sorry, I lun-'eift any money."
Organized to give the students a chance to do something for victory, the
VVar Activities have proved to be a great success.
Each student may elect the activity that he wishes to be in, and VVednesday,s
activity period is set aside for the day in which these clubs shall meet.
All the boys are instructed in military drill by Major Kelton of the State
Guard. Under the direction of Mrs. Chamberlain and Miss Sullivan, girls in the
Correspondence Clubs write to the boys and girls in the service and make scrap
books. VVith Miss Healy, the Recreation Club makes games and puzzles and
repairs old games for Red Cross centers. Mrs. Kimballis First Aiders are studying
the Standard First Aid Course, and are doing a grand job of it. A large group
of girls are members of the Safety Club in which Mr. King teaches them the parts
of a car and how to drive one. The Sewing Club, under the direction of Miss
Pellerin, helps the girls to save money by teaching them how to make their own
clothes. Mrs. Crifhn and her girls in the Knitting Club are knitting sweaters,
scarfs, etc., to be sent to the boys in the service.
Under this program, every student becomes conscious and proud of the part
that he is playing in winning the war.
M ILITAHY DRILL
Military Drill has played an important part in our lives in school. It was
introduced last year at which time only Seniors were allowed to participate. It
was decided at the time to allow ten members of the Junior class to drill with
the Seniors, and in turn they would be a valuable asset in organizing next year's
military lllllt. At the present time we have a Well organized company which
now includes the entire boys, enrollment instead of Seniors only. The unit has
rapidly won the recognition of both the student body and teachers.
VVe salute Major Edward L. Kelton QN. H. S. GJ without whose services the
functioning of this organization would have been an impossibility.
XVe sincerely hope that the underclassmen will carry ong for we now fully
realize the value of this training, and are fully aware of its contribution to our
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Favorite expression in room 25: "Ah! My little che1'ry blossomslv
Paul Lalloche is the only four letter man in high school. You all know what
the f's are in.
Mr. Elliott: 'To what do you owe your successful farm business?
Glenn Moses: nl do unto udders as I Want udders to do unto me.
Miss Davis: How is the taxi business, Bob?
Bob Bailey: Oh, still picking up.
ln giving her girdle in the rubber drive, Betty Snyder says it's more impor-
tant for the government to be in shape.
Bertha Hubbard was trying to teach John Sayevvieh some manners one day.
Bertha: Now john, what will you say at the party When you've had enough
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The history of the new Athletic Field which was dedicated Nov. 11, 1943,
with a football game between Franklin and Laconia, for many years traditional
rivals, is both an ancient and a modern one. The Held was named for F ranklin's
first casualty in World War II.
This beautiful field is situated in one of F ranklin's historic spots at the head
of the lvlerrimack River, with the Pemigewasset on one side and the VVinnipe-
saukee on the other, is indeed ideally located. The contour of the land lends
itself readily to the placement of a baseball diamond, gridiron and cinder track in
an area that affords ample seating space for hundreds of spectators.
Wfith the completion of the New High School and the increasing emphasis
being put on physical education, the health and Welfare of the boys and girls in-
spired the building of this great Held. Additional land back of the new high
school was purchased from the Daniell estate, allowing the city enough space
with proper grading and planning, to build an athletic field.
ln December, 1941, the start was made. The same clay from which the core
of the Franklin Flood Control Dain was made, with equipment of the Cole-
man Brothers, was hauled in for use in the construction of the new tennis courts.
In May, 1942, with the Government allotting about Sl0,000, a WPA project
was started which continued through July of the same year. When the WPA
project was discontinued the City of Franklin carried on the project. More than
5,500 yards of loam was salvaged from the grading job, later to be used in top-
soiling the field. The ungrassed portion of the diamond has been finished with
the same materials as used at Braves Field in Boston.
The Colden Tornadoes of ,43 and '44 completed a very successful season by
a decisive victory over a much favored Laconia eleven. This game took place
at the Dedication of the Roger S. Martin Field before a cheering crowd of 4500.
A spirited team led by Capt. '6Speed" Trachy battled to a 13 to 0 triumph. This
is Franklin's first victory over Laconia since 1937.
'We ended a successful season with four victories, three defeats and one tie.
This team was the lightest team in the schoolys history.
In one of the most spirited games of the season, a strongly favored Concord
eleven managed to edge out a last period touchdown to beat Franklin 7 to 0.
With the return of only four lettermen and an unexperienced team Franklin
did exceptionally well by finishing second place in Class C.
Departing with the Class of '44 is Coach Eustis who is entering the Navy
after completing one of his most successful seasons at Franklin. Members of
the squad leaving this year include Capt. "Speed" Trachy, and Maurice Denon-
cour who received honorable mention for all-state, Tom Coffey, Jacques Hebert,
Fred Keating, Richard Lefebvre, Fred Jacobs, Bill St. Cyr, and Lawrence Trachy.
Franklin Opponent Franklin Opponent
7 Newport 0 :zo New Hampton 6
o Lebanon 13 0 Ngjvrrpurt 0
I4 New Hampton 0 0 B1-qwstgr 6
o Concord 7 13 Lagonia 0
From row, left to right: Glenn Moses, Roger Rolmiehaud, james Coen, Roland Kimball,
Stcplien l'Vcglarz, john Sayewich. Second row: Gordon Sargent, Charles Thihodean, Holt
Dearborn, Valentino Moscardini, George Barry, Coach Eustis.
Franklinis baskethall season this year was highlighted by its participation in
the State Tournament held at Durham, N. H. Our Hrst game of the tournament,
which was against Gorham proved to be the most thrilling game of the day. The
Enstismen tied the score in the last remaining seconds of play. This resulted in
an overtime and sudden death period with Franklin emerging victorious with a
two point inargin. These two points were from two foul shots scored in the
sudden death period. We later lost to Pinkerton Academy 21-18 in the Semi-
The second highlight of the season was our 28-19 triumph over our arch-
rivals-Laconia. Every game played was a fast and hard fought battle. Frank-
linls Colden Tornadoes were defeated but once in Class B competition. This
season Franklin won 10 and lost 7.
This year we are losing our much admired Coaeh to Uncle Sam. I-Ie will
carry with him into the Navy the same determined spirit he developed in our
teams, and we know he will fight as hard for America as he taught us to fight
for Franklin High School.
l-'rgmklin Opponents Fl'El.lllillIl Opponents
IU New .Hampton 33 Ngwpm-t
55 Belmont 35 - Penaeook
ll Concord lj Tilton-Northfield
I4 New llampton Zo Laconig,
40 Rochester -4 Sf, john
17 Penacoolc 23 Rochester
L28 Laconia 37 Belmont
St. john 53 ' Tilton-Nortlilield
Front row, left to right: Betty Daigneau, Pauline Nadon, Jean Astbnry, Carlene Jones,
Captain Doris Mayor, Glenna Partelo, Norma Joyce, Dorothy Merrill, Helen Bailey.
Second row: Manager Frances Whitehead, Cecile Robichaucl, Betty Snyder, June Dwyer.
Pauline Kropp, Anna Kiloski, Gloria Q Gilman, Coach Kyrlca.' Third rowi
Patricia Bergeron, Norma llVOI'ClCll, Florence Kyrka, Leona Buczynski, Virginia Magnon,
glide I effockisy
The Franklin High School's blue and white clad girls started the season with
great promise. At the end of the season the girls came out, undefeated!
Six games were scheduled but war conditions necessitated the cancellation
of three pre-arranged games. At the time of the dedication of the new Roger
S. Martin F ield, the girls were disappointed at the cancellation of their objective
game with the traditional rival, Laconia.
In our iirst game we defeated New London with the score of 1-0. The second
game was also an out of town game with Newport High School. VVe took this
one over with a score of 2-0. The third game was a home game with New Lon-
don. This was a hard fought battle which ended with a scoreless tie.
Under the fine leadership of Coach Kyrka We know that next year's team
will carry on the tradition of being undefeated. The Senior hockey girls will
always cherish the memory of practices and games, and hope that this line sport
will continue to flourish in Franklin High School.
Maurice Denoncour: NVhat happens to girls that eat bullets?
"Comfy" Smart: Their hair grows into bangs.
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Front row, left to rigln: Manager Vlfhitehead. Carlene jones. Dorothy Merrill, llelen
Bailey, Captain joan Partelo. Doris Mayor, Mary Daigneau, Jean Astbury, Coach Kyrka.
Second row: Glenna ljartelo, Leona Buezynski, Jeanette Morency, Margaret Sargent,
Pauline LaPlante, Norma Joyce, Sally Liden, Marjorie Dearborn, jean Miner,
NVi'th the excellent coaching of Coach Kyrka the blue and gold girls started
basketball after a lull of four years. A schedule of three games was arranged
but two had to be cancelled.
The one and only game with Tilton showed the great enthusiasm for this
sport, despite the odds, as Tilton had not lost a game this year. The girls who
showed so much enthusiasm lor this sport deserve a word of praise and there
is no doubt in Coach Kyrka's mind that next season will prove to be a thriller.
Girls' intramural volleyball games were played in school this last year, and
great spirit was shown among the students. The members of the teams were
selected from the various gym classes and were played as follows:
The first period class, the ilPowerhouse Gang" played the third period
i'Bombers". The second period "Sluggers, played the fifth period class known
as the "Amazons". The finals were played between the two Winning teams, the
"Bombersl' versus the 'iSluggers',. This game was an exciting battle won by the
Later in the season the 'iSlngge1's" played the Daniell junior High School
to come out the victorious champs of the 1943-44 physical education program.
Front row, left to right: Richard Nowell, Edward Takacs, Lionel Magoon, Pandi Stavro,
Harold Smith, Ernest Allard. Second row: Frederick McDonald, Frank Mead, Robert
XVoods, Lawrence Swett, Anthony Keating. Third row: Mgr. Thomas Coffey, Robert
Trachy, Coach Eustis.
In regular F. H. S. fashion, the Junior Varsity completed another successful
season by winning ten out of twelve games. These two setbacks took place at
the beginning of the season and were lost by 1 and 3 points respectively. Many
Class A Iunior Varsity teams were defeated by our fast and hard playing Frank-
lin Vfs. i
Franklin always has been noted for its good teams and this year was no ex-
ception. The lack of experienced players was one of many difhculties which
confronted the V.'s at the beginning of the season. However, these fellows
were willing to learn and prove to everyone that they could really play basketball.
Despite the fact that'Coach Eustis undertook the task of coaching both
Varsity and Junior Varsity, he accomplished well the work of two men. Coach
Eustis' untiring efforts have raised athletics at Franklin High to a very high
Franklin J. V. Opponents Franklin J. V. Opponents
22 New Hampton 23 16 Concord 7
21 Concord 7 36 Newport I2
I2 New Hampton I5 21 Penacook I0
33 Rochester 26 40 Tilton-Nortlmlield 8
23 Penacook 5 38 Rochester 26
35 St. John's ro 36 Tilton-Northlield I3
Top to Bottom: Elaine Wescott, Constance Smart, Doris Mayor, Carleue Jones,
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The live peppy cheerleaders led a very enthusiastic crowd this last year.
New yells were introduced illld received with great enthusiasm. These girls had
the honor of cheering at the dedication of the new Roger S. Martin Field and also
cheering for the team that made the State Tournament at Durham. Their pep
will long be remembered by all who followed their vigorous shouting.
Mr. LaRoche: What is this 60 on your report card?
Paul Lalioche: Maybe it's the temperature of my home room.
Coach Eustis: NVho can tell me what the former ruler of Russia was called?
Class: Tsar. .
Coach: Correct. And what was his wife called?
Coach: What were the Tsar's children called?
There was a pause and then John Fielden in the back of the room piped
up in a timid voice and said: "Tsardines',.
Miss Davis: Fred, why are you always late for school in the morning?
Fred Keating: Vfhy Miss Davis, on the way down I see a sign that says
g'School-Co Slown, so I do.
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We, the Class of 1944, of Franklin High School, of Franklin, in the State of
New Hampshire, do make, publish, and declare this as our class will, that is
XV e give, devise and bequeath all of our personal property and talents, of
every kind and nature, to the classes of 1945 and 1946, to be theirs, absolutely
Pauline Chamberlain bequeathes her paper dolls to anyone Who has time to cut
Catherine Chase leaves her captivating eyes to Roena Ordway.
June Clark leaves her reputation as the fastest gum chewer in the school to Jean
To Hemi Morin, Robert Bailey leaves his euphonium.
Stephen Barnaby imparts his active roles to Robert Dorman.
Goldie Crowley leaves her soda jerking at CriHin's to Merlin Piper.
Marjorie Dearborn leaves her trip to Florida to Robert Hurley.
Thomas Coffey leaves his love for knitting and cooking to Valentino Moscardini.
Erving Cote wills his camera equipment to any clark room lover.
Jeanmary Durant bequeathes her toe dancing ability to Marion Clark for any-
one with short toe nailsl.
Maurice Denoncour leaves his goose farm to anyone that can handle it.
john Fielden leaves his interest in the B 81 M Railroad to anyone who has a
'Ioan Fuller leaves her love for the Naval Air Corps to Iessiemae Collins.
Jean Gauthier leaves her ability to say one thing and mean another to Norma
To Richard Crowley, Edward Fredette leaves his Worldly-Wise monologues about
Iacques Hebert leaves his motto, "Silence is Coldenv, to Maurice Barg.
Maurice Ilebert leaves his album of records and knowledge of band leaders to
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Bertha Hubbard leaves her interest in basketball to June Schwab.
Carlene Jones leaves her Noon Hour Club presidency to Blanche Day.
Anna Kiloski leaves her love for the Navy to Marilyn Ellenburger.
Ellen Lacoursiere leaves her small Waist to Dorothy McAlister. Exercising
regularly, eating like a bird and keeping the tape measure on hand, were
Ellen's methods, Dorothy.
Doris Mayor leaves her unsuccessful attempts to side-track the chemistry class
to Pauline Gignac.
Beverly Lacroix leaves her secretarial technique to any girl who can find a boss
whose knee she can sit on.
Ronald Hodgdon leaves his ability to "hoof itv to Irma Beane, his Swing Club
Frederick Keating leaves his class leadership to Stephen VVeglarz.
Fred Jacobs leaves his walks on Central Street to anyone who can find the
attraction which he did.
Paul LaRoche leaves his Zine to Harold Colby.
Cecile Menard bequeathes her shy Ways to Theresa Lavoie.
Joan Mercier bequeathes her singing voice to Claire Mercier.
Alice Moody leaves her name "Duration" to any Senior who is still in high school
after the Wa1'.
Jeanette Morency leaves her history outline to any needy Senior next year, as
there arenit any more in her family.
Richard Lefebvre leaves his Damon-Pythias relationship with Jacques Hebert
to Clark Fuller and Erving Benson.
Joan Partelo leaves her parties in Ward I to Fay Mixon.
Helen Prescott leaves her chemical ability to any underclassman who is willing
to undertake it.
Glenn Moses leaves his rugged build to Sheldon Morrill.
Williain Nowell leaves his artistic ability to Joan Piela.
To Jeannette Roy, Evelyn Rayno bequeathes her ability to roll those big brown
Fay Ring wills her desire to be accommodating to Anna Coffey.
Lorraine Rivard leaves her beloved commercial books to Do1'othy Merrill.
Rita Robichaud leaves her good natured personality to Jean Liden.
George Russell leaves his wise sayings in Trig elass to Nisson Barg.
John Sayewleh leaves his odd jobs as general "iixer-upper" to Archie Ruel.
Margaret Sargent bequeathes her jaunts to Grove Street to Jean Astbury.
The Shanelaris girls bequeath their passionate sisterly love to the Griffin twins.
To Conrad "Antenna'i Dorval, Gonstanee Smart leaves her ability to look inno-
eent when a teacher asks, "Who's talking?',
Ludovie Sokul leaves his milk cans to Gileis Dairy.
Pandi Stavro leaves his baseball ability to Roger Robiehaud.
To Patricia Montambeault, Betty Snyder leaves her way with the men.
Rose Tilton leaves her poetic ability to Kjrf' Gauthier.
Elaine Wfeseott bequeathes her nimble Feet to Leona Buezynski.
Frances Wfhitehead leaves her letter from the foreign navy to Yvette Lefebvre.
Edward Traehy leaves his history outline to ............................ CVVhat outline?j.
Calla Otto leaves her dignihed manners to Glenna Partelo.
Genevieve Wfoods leaves her love for phys. ed. class to Pauline Kropp. "VVell
Lawrence Traehy leaves his way with the Women to Harold Smith.
Robert Leighton leaves his ability to finish "high sehoolv in ucollegel' to Hugh
The Agony Choristers leave Squeekie to any desiring Senior group of 1945.
In lVitne.s's l'VlICI'80f, XVe have hereunto set our hand and seal this nine-
teenth day of June, in the year nineteen hundred and forty-four.
A scene in noon hour cafeteria:
Miss Pellerin: XVhat did you do with the paper plate I gave you with that
George Russell: Oh, 1 thought that was the lower crust.
Evelvn Rayno: Are all married people unhappy?
Rink Lefebvre: Nope. Only the men.
It had been some time since I had been in Franklin, almost ten years to the
day in fact, and it indeed was good to be back. After constant traveling about
the Americas it was restful to sit in my plane and skim into F ranklin's Private
To say that I was impressed by this beautiful airport would be a major
understatement. I felt overawed at the brilliance of its brightly colored and
oddly shaped buildings. In all my travels I had never seen anything so strange
and amazing as these were, I later learned that they were the Pride of Ward One.
Realizing that I had not engaged a hangar I started out to End the man-
ageris office immediately. In an almost fantastically carved hut of jet black that
stood out like a sore thumb amidst the rainbow around it, 1 found a little glass
door and pushed my way through.
Instantly I was ushered into the manageris ofiice in which everything was
decorated with plaids. I was anxious to see how a creature with such elaborate
tastes would look.
Sitting back to me I could see a dark head above the chair back. On
hearin f me enter, the chair's occu :ant swun around to Greet me.
Of course it was Steve Barnaby who ruled the roost. Gladly he complied
with my request for a hangar and even laid a glass limousine at my disposal.
As I got into the magnificent car I learned that it had been designed by an old
schoolmate Robert Bailey as an improvement on the taxi situation.
In this creation I proceeded from the airport up toward the center of town.
Indeed the old place had changed a great deal. It had doubled itself many times
much to my surprise and curiosity. As we entered the business section my eye
was taken at once by the newly remodeled theatre on my left. I bade my driver
stop as I gazed at its magniiicence.
The sidewalk in front of the entrance was vividly marked with the signatures
of the town,s great, a la Graumarfs Chinese. In sheer cu1'iosity I hopped out of
the car and ran over to read the inscribings. As I approached the elaborate door-
way two charming young ladies came out of the lobby to greet me. Surprised
as I was, I was not too amazed to recognize Marjorie Dearborn and Genevieve
Woods in smartly tailored uniforms acting as CO-ITl211'12lg61'S. Remembering their
past experience in such work, my former surprise disappeared and we began to
chat. I complimented Margie on her lovely tan and she explained that it was
the one she had gotten in Florida on her annual visit this winter.
As we talked I finally discovered that they did not own the theatre, but that
it was owned by one of the city's biggest financiers, Dick Lefebvre. It seems
that he had a passion for revivals of Gene Tierney's movies so he built the theatre
to make sure he could see all he wanted to of them.
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Then we talked about the signatures in the cement under our feet. The
girls explained that it was another idea of the owner. Holding my head to one
side I could read the names clearly. The most elaborate one was right in the
center of the entire sidewalk. Craning my neck I read Frederick Keating.
Startled, I asked the girls how our former Year Book editor happened to get the
place of honor. Smiling in remembrance they told me that Fred was now a
well known chemist and author. In fact his latest book was the book of the
month, "I Followed My Nose to the Chem Labn. I remembered then that he
had had experience too.
Looking further my eyes danced over the famous signature of Paul LaPioche
who had given up the concert stage Qwhere he had become the 1954 version of
,44's Frank Sinatraj for Admiralty in America's peacetime navy. I can recall
reading in my newspaper about the millions of hearts which were devastated
because of this act.
I attempted to look further, but realizing I had very little time to see the
rest of the city, I bade my friends goodbye and strolled up the street.
I naturally looked for the stores of ten years ago, but found in the place of
the former department store on the corner of Franklin Street, a huge ten-story
building. In gigantic letters towering above me I read Mercier ik VVhitehead, Inc.
Realizing that Ioan and Frances had actually joined forces as they said they
would 'way back before graduation, I ran into the store to look up my old friends.
They were in, thank goodness and as peppy and happy as ever. Eagerly
they showed me their magnificent store.
On the floor where the latest creations for women are sold we came across
Calla Otto calmly watching a parade of lovely models exhibiting Callais newest
brain children. You will remember of course how she ingeniously made the
loveliest gowns out of zylon, a new fabric created by Maurice Denoncour in his
Willow Hill Laboratory. This fabric is pliable and Washable but will not shrink,
crease, wrinkle, tear, fade or decay. It is really a marvelous discovery and Calla
certainly has used it to great advantage.
In the toy department we found VVilliam Nowell seated on a throne-like
structure in the center of the room. Far from being Christmas I couldn't imagine
what he was doing up there a-la Santa Claus. It seems, as Joan and Frances
quickly assured mc, that Mr. Nowell was the inventor of a ,5-4 style yo-yo built-
in rewinder and he was on the throne demonstrating the "contraption" to the
As I wasn't very interested in buying a yo-yo we returned to the ofhce and
settled down for a chat.
Frances handed me some candy which I later discovered was made at Fay
Ring's "Department of Delicious Delicaciesu.
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After a few minutes I had to leave but I did not go before the girls made
me promise to have lunch with them. I was to meet them at one o'clock in
K'Crowley's Citchen' a new lunch room recently opened by our old schoolmate
Vowiug to be on time, I left the store and continued down the street.
Passing the bank I was almost knocked over by a man and several ladies
hurrying out. Fearing a robbery, I made it a point to note their faces. I was
wrong however as it was merely the bank President, Fred Jacobs and four of his
twenty secretaries. Looking closer I recognized them as Beverly Lacroix, Lor-
raine Rivard, Rita Ilobichaud, and Ellen Lacoursiere.
After saying hello to them I crossed the street to where the Five and Dime
stores used to be and walked into the elaborate lobby of the twenty-storied
It was spectacular to say the least, to see all the array of carving and metal
work as I walked in. There was Johnny behind the desk, confidently checking
the mail and tossing comments to guests as they passed.
On the bulletin board beside the desk I read the day's notices which are
placed there regularly for the convenience of the guests.
Evidently there was going to be a tea in the Flame Room at 4:30 sponsored
by the Shanelaris Sisters. At 6:00 in the main dining room dinner would be
served-and I later heard that Betty Snyder presided as hostess. At 7:00 in the
recreation hall a tennis game would be played between Carlene jones, head of
the physical education department at the local schools and Doris Mayor who was
taking time out from her duties as Public Health Nurse for a vacation.
At 8:00 a concert and dance were to be held on the roof. This intrigued me
so I inquired of the switchboard operator twho turned out to be the former
Bertha Hubbardj what kind of a concert it was.
Quickly I was infonned that Helen Prescott was giving her animal piano
recital of original compositions. Tonight she was reviving boogie-Woogie by
playing Basieis "One O,clock Jump", accompanied by her ten piece all-negro girl
orchestra, and an original composition called "South Main Boogiev.
My curiosity satisfied, I returned to the street. By this time the sun was
high in the heavens.
Realizing that it must be very close to noon I hurried toward the lunch room
where I was supposed to meet Frances and Ioan.
On my way down the street I passed several new shops which bounced re-
splendently off my eye. The first seemed to be one dedicated to interior deco-
ratingg looking up I read the sign and discovered it to be just that and belonging
to Joan Fuller.
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A little further down the street was a very attractive beauty salon owned
and operated by Margaret Sargent. Yes-and there was Maggie in the window
going to town on Rose Tilton's Cyoung matron-around townj hair.
A barber shop came next and there was John Fielden, prominent railroad
magnate, and Erving Cote, local photographer, waiting for their bi-weekly ear
lowering. The barber himself, much to my surprise turned out to be Ludovic
Sokul, who has turned to this work as a relief from cutting hay.
This amused me, but I was more interested in the next consumeris paradise.
It was a huge market and I couldn't resist going in. If only we could have had
one such as this back in '44! As I went in the manager said hello and helped me
into a miniature truck in which I could pilot myself about the store. As I drove
away from him 1 realized that it had been George Russell.
It was fun driving around this huge store and I managed very well to avoid
knocking over the piles of canned goods placed here and there on the floor.
However 1 did come very near to knocking over several fellow shoppers who
had stepped from their vehicles to retrieve articles which had fallen from the
back of the trucks.
I recognized several-June Clark, Elaine Wescott, and Anna Kiloski, all of
whom are happily married. I also met two slightly henpecked husbands doing
their weekly buying task-yes Ed Trachy and Leon Allen. I offered to help
them out, but I was quickly informed that shopping was an art and one that had
to be done alone. So being thus put in my place, I drove 011.
My next encounter was with Ioan Partelo who had recently been made
hcadmistress of the high school. We had an interesting chat as I helped her
pick up the things she dropped when I scared her with my careless driving.
She told me that Pauline Chamberlain held the iron hand in the velvet glove
over the high school Mathematics Department, while Jean Gauthier had com-
plete charge of the Commercial Department-having developed a painless system
of learning shorthand.
Glenn Moses, she told me, had given up his farm to come back to high school
to coach basketball. It seems that Coach Eustis liked the Navy so much he
stayed in it and now is in VVashington, D. C., as Secretary of the Navy.
Leaving joan, after gathering all this additional material for my record, was
hard as I wanted to ask her more questions, but she was in a hurry, as she had
to drive out to Robert Leighton's farm to buy fresh vegetables for the home
Having picked up a few articles I then went to the cashier to pay my debt.
She surprised me by turning out to be Connie Smart. I should have known be-
cause as I approached the desk, I could hear a radio under it digging some solid
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After paying what I owed I returned to the street.
Dashing along I almost knocked Evelyn Rayno over. Pleasant as usual, she
stopped and after exchanging a few words I complimented her Cadet Nurse uni-
form of which she was very proud. She also was very proud of a '44 snap of
the 'gVoicev CF. SQ which she carries in her locket-a carryover from High School
Leaving Evelyn, I continued on my way. It was almost time for my luncheon
date when I arrived at "Crowley's Citchenn.
I found Ioan and Frances easily, and Alice M oody, the hostess, led us quickly
to our table. I noticed Cecile Menard as cashier there at the restaurant and
Normand St. Cyr as a waiter. It was pleasant there and I had an opportunity
to run through the list of my former classmates whom I had wondered about.
Pandi Stavro, it seems, was operating a meat market on Franklin Street
assisted by Ronald Hodgdon. And jacques Hebert had gone west to help Law-
rence Trachy in his quest for a new adjective to replace the much hated
Speaking of the west it seems that Ieanette Morency had gone west too,
only not in quest of "glamour" but for material on her book concerning the "Evo-
lution of Pessimismv.
By this time lunch was over and I had very little time to make the airport
for my trip home. Saying goodbye to the girls at the door I hailed my car again
and we sped toward Ward One.
On our way we passed a huge structure in white trimmed with a sky blue
roof and fiery red foundation. It was the headquarters of Edward Fredette,
mortician, and his assistant, Maurice Hebert.
Finally we arrived at the port. My plane was ready and as I made my way
to it, I noticed someone alighting from another nearby in the midst of a crowd
of reporters. Sure enough it was the one member of the class whom I had not
encountered. Of course, Mayor Thomas Coffey, who had just returned from
his eighth round-the-world trip.
And so I left Franklin, New Hampshire, once again.
It had changed much in the last ten years, but then what could a person
expect after the class of ,44 had been injected into the everyday life of a city?
What had happened was only the common course of the cataclysmic class to
which I once belonged.
Mr. Harris: How was your vegetable garden last summer?
Robert Leighton: Fine. I had it for lunch yesterday.
Robert Bailey ..........
Stephen Barnaby ........
Thomas Coffey ..........
Erving Cote. .................. ....... . .
Maurice Denoncour ......... .... ,
John Fielden ................. ..........
Edward F redette ........
Jacques Hebert .........
Maurice Hebert ..........
Ronald I-Iodgdon ......... .........
Frederick jacobs ........
Frederick Keating ......... ......
Paul LaRoche ............
Richard Lefebvre .......,. ..........
Glenn Moses ..............
VVilliam Nowell .........
George Russell ......
john Sayewich .,......
Ludovic Sokul ........
Pandi Stavro ..........
Edward Trachy .........
Lawrence Trachy ....,.... ......,...
Robert Leighton ...........
Senior Class ....................... ..........
Pauline Chamberlain ....................
Catherine Chase ............... ....,.....
Goldie Crowley .........,
June Clark .................
Marjorie Dearborn ......, . ....... ..
.Ieaninary Durant ......... .......,. .
Joan Fuller ..................
jean Gauthier ............
Bertha Hubbard ........
Carlene Ioucs ........,.
Anna Kiloski ......
Doris Mayor ............
Beverly Lacroix ........
Cecile Menard .......
Joan Mercier ..........
Alice Moody .......
I'll Be Down To Get You In A Taxi, Honey
.The Faded Photograph
The More I Go Out VVith Somebody Else
VVillie, The VVolf Of The VVest
I Don't Want Anybody At All
Take It Easy
.Iuinping To The Iukebox
For A Little Wliile
!Taint VVhat You Do fltis The Way That You
Iill Get By
Pistol Packin' Pappa
Cleanin' My Rifle
It's Always You
You Are My Sunshine
Can't Make Up My Mind
Dreaming To Music
For It Was Mary
Yankee Doodle Hayride
YV hen VVC,1'C All Back Together A
All Or Nothing At All
My Heart Isn't In It
Time Alone Will Tell
Xvho Took Me Home Last Night
Rosie, The Riveter
If You Please
Red Sails In The Sunset
Do I Know Wfhat 1,111 Doing
Pumpin, The Old Church Organ
Anchors Aweigh . A
Tonight I Shall Sleep
Ten Million Men And A Girl
Iim Secretary To The Sultan
I XVish I Had A Sweetheart
Hey-Stop Kissing My Sister
Kiss The Boys Good-by
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Jeanette M orency ........ ........
Calla Otto .................. ........
Ioan Partelo .............. ....,...
Helen Prescott .......... ........
Evelyn Rayno .......... ........
Fay Bin g ................. ......,.
Lorraine Rivard ........ ........
Rita Bobichaud ..............................
Alice Shanelaris fto sisterj ........
Magdaline Shanelaris Creplyj
Constance Smart ............................
Betty Snyder ......... ........
Rose Tilton ................ ........
Elaine Wescott ............... ........
Frances Wfhitehead ......... ........
Genevieve Woods ........ ........
Make Love To Me
I'll Be Around
Thereis A New Moon Over My Shoulder
I'm In Love With A Soldier Boy
WVhat Do You Do I'Vhen It Rains
In The Army, In The Navy, In The Marines
I VVish I Could I-Iide Inside This Letter
I've Got A Lot In Common VVith You
No, No, No
Don't Get Around Much Any More
They're All Miss Americas Now
A Toast To The Army Air Corps
The Song Of The Seabees
Thereis A Man In My Life
Happy Go Lucky
Rink Lefebvre: The only thing a woman knows about cooking is how to
bring a man to a boil.
Mr. Elliott: Wfhat are you hitting your fingers with that hammer for?
John Fielden: Oh, it feels so good when I stop.
Miss Healy: Did the play have a happy ending?
Calla Otto: Oh sure, everybody was glad when it was over.
Tom Coffey: Who was that sailor I saw you with last night?
Ellen Lacoursiere: What time? .
Ioan Fuller: Kiss me once more like that and I'm yours for life.
Guess who: Thanks for the Warning.
Mrs. Barnaby: I-Iave a good time at the party, son, and be a good boy.
Steve Barnaby: Make up your mind, mother.
Coach: I hear you Went on a blind date While you were in Durham.
Maurice Denoncour: Yeah. I got the neck of the chicken.
Tom CoHey: Bigamy is one Wife too many.
Paul LaRoche: So is monogamy.
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Best N atnred
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Miss Moynihan: XV hat are you doing for your cold?
Tom Colley: Nothing. lVhat did it ever do for me?
Zoot Trachy: WVould you blame me for something I didift do?
Mr. Cashman: NVhy, of course not.
Zoot Traehy: VVell, I didn't go to history this morning.
Edward Frcdette: I ean't see what keeps you girls from freezing.
Margaret Sargent: You're not supposed to.
Catherine Chase: Oh, I've get a one track mind. .
Maurice Hebert: Yeah. And tllCl'f:7,S always a troop train on the track.
Immediately after the war, Paul Lalioehe and Torn Coffey will start a
Bachelor Club where the old Elks' Club used to be.
Edward Fredette is now being patriotic lately as far as gas and tires are
concerned. He now goes to Laeonia five times a week instead of the usual
Fred Keating says girls are so dumb that they don't know which side their
bread is buttered on. Helen Prescott says she doesn't care because she eats both
Goldie Crowley and Catherine Chase are still Working on the explosive which
they accidentally discovered when a flask blew up in their faces in chem lab.
Miss Davis: Wfhat does xz Cxyrl-zj Cabcl equal?
Tom Coffey: Sorry, I don't know. I came here to learn algebra not Jap-
lu fllJ1Jl'C!7fflf"fOll to the nmclmnts of Franklin who
imuc' CUIIl'l'fIlIIHfll rz1lue1'fiSenze11t.s to our Year Book,
we Ilm Class of '44 wish to express our sincere thanks.
Your gI?I1CI'USif!f has been cz major factor in the
.s'11c:r.'cSs of our yvar book, "The Kcyv.
Take a Tip from Uncle Sam!
Thereis nothing more important than good eyesight.
Military men will tell you that poor vision is too much
of a handicap for men to carry into active service.
Your eyes are Worth protecting. In peacetime work,
too, poor vision is 21 handicap. It limits the work you
can undertake and may reduce your chances for
success. Poor vision often results from eyestrain
caused by improper light and inadequate light.
Injured eyes are a high price to pay . . . to save a
few pennies. Low-cost electricity will provide ample
light for a few cents per evening-help protect precious
Public Service Company of New Hampshne
CA self-supporting tax-paying New Hampshire businessl
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CLASS OF 1944
May you have every
success for the future!
Best W'islze.s' to the Class of 1944
FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK
QUARTERS F OH THHIFT
on the Sea
of Life to the
Best Wis7l1c.9 to the Class of 1944
B11Amfonn H. BUTLER
ll. L. YOUNG 81 COMPANY
RICHARDSON LAUNDRIES, INC.
Tel. F1'a.nk1in 145 Tilton 48-4
Collection and Delivery Service
SANDERS, DRY CLEANING SI-IOP
181 Central Street
Franklin, N. H. Tel. 163-W
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Courteous clerks write your order.
Considerable savings on transporta.-
Sample books to help you in select-
ing fabrics or materials.
Exciting merchandise displays to
Practically everything for home and
family in Sears catalogs.
Shop in Person or
SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO.
CATALOG ORDER OFFICE
424 Central Street
GEORGE W. PERRY
Studio: 43 Pleasant Street
FRANKLIN, N. 11.
C. E. COLLINS, MGR.
KINGSTON, N. H
CAP 61 GOWN CO.
Fifth Avenue New York, N. Y. C0"1Pli"WnfS Of
choir Robes Band Outfits A FRIEND
Academic Caps, Gowns, Hoods
Regal Theatre Building
JEAN M. SHAVV AGENCY
359 Central Street
Franklin, N. H.
Tel. 550 RGS. 531-M
RENNIEXS TAXI SERVICE
The service that serves you best on
small or large trips for small 01'
CIIAHLES COLBY, PROP.
Franklin, N. H.
DR. JAMES 1. SULLIVAN
WVe,ve ll Hair for . . .
and an urge to win an
admiring audience for you
PRINCE 61 STEBBINS
359 Central Street
Franklin, N. H.
I. A. TI-IIBODEAUS
INCOINIE TAX COB-IPUTING
E. C. and E. W. LEACH
C0171 plim 011153 Of C0171-77li171 EIMS of
J, I, NEWBER113' CO, REGAL THEATRE
ALICE BEAUTY SHOPPE
73 North Main Street
BENSON AUTO COMPANY
COUNTRY CLUB BREAD
CARROLL CUT RATE
to the Class of '44
"Where you -bought the Ice Cream
F11xs'r NAT10NA1, STORES
CIICORGE KYIXATZIS, PROP.
CILMAN I-IOSIERY CO.
Franklin, N. H.
C ompliments of
442 Central Street
THE CUBRIEB STUDIO
Us not 1lCCCS.S'll1'y to pay more
for your shoes to get
DR. J. S. SHAW
DR. P. A. SMITH
L. 11. sToN1-1, PROP.
West Bow Street
DOUCET'S ICE COMPANY
PRESSEY 81 I'IALE
HEBERT MFG. CO
KIDDER LUMBER CO.
A Coon 1'LAc:1s 'ro l5AT,, C P. STEXIENS
M. A. PROULX, PROP.
PASTEURIZED IXIILK AND CREANI
"Get the Best-Get Gile-'s"
N. A. NADEAU
Suits and Uniforms
Made to Order
GIGNAC :Sz GERRY
A. C. ELLIOTT
F. MCQUADE, M. D.
EARL L. LAWVHENCE
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks
Jewelry and Silverware
Franklin, N. H.
MRS. MARY CAGNE
JOHN H. MERRILL
409 Central Street
Franklin, N. H.
Tel. 156 588 Central Street
"The Fa1'me1"s Business"
Grain, Coal, Seed, Fertilizer, Spray
Material, Farming Tools, Roofing
DR. F. C. McKEE
XVARD ONE MARKET
29 North Main Street
J. KEECAN :Sz COMPANY
C. A. DORVAL
SENECA I-IOYT ck SON
ARMY 61 NAVY STORE
F. KROPP, M. D.
THE KURL SHOPPE
Judkins 85 Wallace Block
G. W. GRIFFIN
SI-IEPARD GROCERY CO.
COM A Y
P N INC.
GRIFFIN RACK SAVV
TI-IE REXALL STORES
GRIFFIN DRUG Co. 330 CENTRAL ST.
NIAIN STREET PI-IARBIACY 18 NORTH NIAIN ST.
"A Toast to
VOGUE BEAUTY SI-IOPPE
'77 Franklin Street
TUWNE 81 ROBIE
Franklin New Hampshire
Printers of "The Keyn
Specializing in Book, Pamphlet and
Publishers of The Iournal-Transcript
For Systematic Savings
Modern Home Loans
become acquainted with your
BUILDING LQ LOAN ASS,N
Class of 1944
V ELMA SMITH
INSURANCE AND REAL ESTATE
PAUL'S BARBER SHOP
Opposite City Hall
PAUL LIICHAUD, PROP.
Dodge and Plymouth
TYDOL SERVICE STATION
46 South Main Street
PRESCOTT OIL COMPANY
Ladies' and Gents' Recreation
BAKER 81 COMPANY
378 Central Street
BLANCHE IIEBERT, MCR.
Buy o Dress
to look your Best
JUDKINS 61 WALLACE
DANIEL WEBSTER INN
DR. B. N. SAVVYER
C. E. DOUPHINETT I- B- WOODMAN: M- D-
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