Franklin High School - Oskey Yearbook (Franklin, MA)

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- , THE SENIOR CLASS 7 lan zlin HiCjh felted 1937 Dedicatee) TO OUR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS who have given us the love, protection, ancl guidance, which we need in this life and who have implanted in us high ideals of character, we, the class of 1937, • • • 1 he Oskey staff has assembled the material contained in the fol¬ lowing pages with the purpose of perpetuating the activities of the class ol 1 937 so that time will not erase the fond memories of our pleasant associations during the past four years that we have attended Franklin High School. iiorace ilktitu Wit tit JPVankltn, ,i®{assacljusetts - - 4Hay 4, 1796 r I A HIS year marks the Centennial of the founding of the first Massachusetts A Board of Education with Horace Mann as its first secretary. {[ Franklin played a prominent part in celebration of the event. On May 4th a huge parade, consisting of all the school children of Franklin, led by the High School Band, was held. Appropriate exercises were held at the Horace Mann Memorial Tablet. Plays depicting incidents in the life of Horace Mann were broadcast over the radio and were also presented before the State Prin¬ cipals Association at Framingham. Members of the Senior Class took the principal parts in these plays. FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL RAY SCHOOL Freshman Buildin Gilbert C (B. c £atty INDIANA STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE B.S. TRI-STATE COLLEGE B.PD. COLUMBIA SUMMER SCHOOL BOSTON UNIVERSITY ED.M. Principal of High School (Arthur C W. Kale AMHERST A.B. HARVARD ED.M. Superintendent of Schools {jJljc ffiskeg j§ taff EDITOR Edward Johnson BUSINESS MANAGER Nicholas Rosetti ADVERTISING COMMITTEE R. Ralston — Chairman A. Brown S. Woodman W. Mostek A. Crothers FINANCE COMMITTEE D. Harris — Chairman H. Garneau E. Fox P. Reve 11 H. Ludwin FACULTY ADVISER Miss Alice Wiggin LITERARY EDITOR Florence Feeley ART COMMITTEE S. Welik —- Chairman T. Parsons F. Costello M. Adams E. Comolli EDITORIAL COMMITTEE W. Martello—Chairman S. Petrosky F. Marchand B. Crandall M. Davis F. Boylan M. Harlow M. Lvons Pare Ten SMITH W. AMES University of Maine A.B., M.A. SCIENCE — BIOLOGY The success of the band is accredited in a large measure to Mr. Ames who has devoted much of his time to this organization. DOROTHY M. ANDERSON Boston University A.B., Harvard Graduate School CIVICS —U. S. HISTORY — ECONOMICS — PROBLEMS OF DEMOCRACY The students are indebted to Miss Anderson for the efficient methods by which the new school library is maintained. AEICE BEANE Sargent School for Physical Education, Marywood College B.S. GIRLS’ PHYSICAL DIRECTOR The great interest shown in the activities of the girls ' physical classes and athletic teams is due in no small degree to the tireless efforts of our youthful director, " Beanie. " PRISCILLA BULLUKIAN Boston University B.S.S., Columbia Summer School SHORTHAND — TYPEWRITING — COMMERCIAL LAW - GEOGRAPHY Her willingness to help and her congenial manner have accomplished much in teaching her students the mysteries of business. Page Twelve GEORGE H. COLBERT Boston College Ph.B. ATHLETICS — CIVICS — BUSINESS PRACTICE — BOOKKEEPING Here ' s our popular coach who has won our esteem and friendship by his able methods of teaching and coaching. HELEN M. CROWLEY Regis College A.B. ENGLISH — HISTORY — FRENCH The businesslike, yet agreeable, and friendly manner of Miss Crowley makes her popular with the students. JOSEPH DePASQUA Amherst College A.B. ITALIAN — COMMERCIAL LAW — GEOGRAPHY Mr. DePasqua’s classes are popular with the students because of his pleasing admixture of knowledge and humor. JAMES J. DOHERTY Harvard College A.B., Boston University MATHEMATICS His wit and humor together with his understanding has made Mr. Doherty ' s classes favorites with the pupils. Old Mr. Winter sure played a joke on " Jim” when he forgot to deliver the ice that was ordered for his hockey team. Page Thirteen foiKey CHARLES F. FRAZER Harvard and Hyannis Summer Schools SUB-MASTER — PHYSICS — CHEMISTRY — DRAMATICS Here is the teacher who has won the admiration and respect of his many students and associates by skilled teaching and directing of dramatics. ROBERT A. HANCOCK Bridgewater Teachers College B.S. ENGLISH We all agree that Mr. Hancock certainly is a grand sport, which he has proven by his attendance at our socials and school activities. DORIS M. HATHAWAY Framingham Teachers College B.S. HOME ECONOMICS What would our school be like without Miss Hathaway ' s happy disposition which makes her classes so pleasant! MARION E. HOLMES Boston University A.B. ENGLISH One of the best-natured teachers in our school, Miss Holmes has won the hearts of the pupils by her charming personality. Page fourteen MARIE C. HYDE Trinity College A.B., Boston University M.A. HISTORY The success of Miss Hyde ' s history classes is due, no doubt, to her up-to-date manner of teaching an ancient subject. FRANCES C. KEEFE Regis College, B.S.S. SHORTHAND — TYPEWRITING — BOOKKEEPING This is Miss Keefe’s first year at High School and she has been well received by the students. HOWARD LAUNDRY Arnold College B.S. in Physical Education BOYS’ PHYSICAL DIRECTOR T he informality of his manner of conducting his classes has won Mr. Laundry much popularity and cooperation from the students. MARION E. LAWRENCE Lmiversity of Vermont B.S., Breadloaf School of English FRENCH —ENGLISH Miss Lawrence’s abilities are not confined solely to teaching, but extend also to the field of dramatics as seen in plays produced by the Teachers’ Club. Page Fifteen i MARION LITTLEFIELD Bates College A.B., Boston University LATIN — ENGLISH — PENMANSHIP Miss Littlefield is one of our best friends and knows both our faults and (rather doubtful) virtues. Whatever subjects we study with her she inspires us to do our best. MRS. MARIE RILEY Dean Academy, Boston University Summer School SUPERVISOR OF MUSIC The Glee Club has prospered this year under the expert tutelage of Mrs. Riley. JOHN F. RODGERS Fitchburg Teachers College MANUAL TRAINING Students with mechanical ability find an able instructor in Mr. Rodgers who has a congenial and understanding nature. ALICE WIGGIN Hyannis Teachers College, Radcliffe College A.B., Boston University and Harvard Summer Schools ENGLISH I hroughout the years Miss Wiggin’s helpful and under¬ standing nature has aided the students through many diffi¬ culties. Sound reasoning power and an understanding and appreciation of literature are only a few of the valuable assets one gains from her classes. Page Sixteen MRS. IRENE K. WIGHT Massachusetts School of Art SUPERVISOR OF DRAWING Mrs. Wight is always willing to cooperate with the students. Her help which was given to the yearbook staff was greatly appreciated by the Seniors. JVckttofHehgmmis Editors take this opportunity to thank all those who gave so generously and willingly of their time and ability to make this, the 1937 “Oskey,” possible. The various committees have our appreciation for the work which they accomplished. Especially do we wish to thank Miss Wiggin for the kind help she has given to us in advising and correcting. To all others who con¬ tributed in any way to our year book we extend our sincere gratitude. Edward Johnson — Editor Florence Feeley — Literary Editor PAGE SEVENTEEN CLASS OFFICERS President — Lawrence Boylan Treasurer — Edward Johnson Vice President — Olindo Martello Secretary — Margaret Lyons Class Colors — Green and Silver Class Motto — “Each is the architect of his own fortune.” Class Flower — Gardenia Class Marshal — Betty Martel COMMENCEMENT DAY HONORS Valedictorian Marion Davis Salutatorian Margaret Lyons First Essay — Stephen Petrosky Third Essay — Richard Ralston Second Essav -— Ida Estes Fourth Essay — Leo Marchand CLASS DAY HONORS Class History — Mary Harlow Class Prophecy — Henry Ludwin Class Will — Edward Johnson Class Gifts — Florence Feeley Class Oration — Stearns Woodman Page Eighteen 9 i Class Officers President LAWRENCE JOSEPH BOYLAN, JR. 19 Cottage Street Franklin, Mass. “JOE” “JUNIOR” “A soul so gallant, A mind with talent.” Indeed, the class of ’3 7 has been fortunate to have at its head such a capable and ambitious leader as Lawrence. He again has shown his school spirit by often participating in various social functions held by his class. The gay and slick Lawrence ' s favorite pastime is dancing, and his stepping has earned him the title of " Best Boy Dancer.” He is headed for Massachusetts State where he plans to enter the field of medicine. With him go the best wishes of the class. Marshal 2, 3, 4. President Senior Class 4 . Hallowe’en Party 1, 2, 3, 4. Ring Committee 3. Junior Prom 3. Oskey Jubilee 4. Dramatics 1, 3, 4. Oskey Staff 4. Freshman Paper Editor-in-chief 1. Vice President OLINDO PAUL MARTELLO 17 Howard Street Franklin, Mass. “WILLIAM” “BILL” “WILLIE” ”Music is to the mind as air to the body.” William is certainly a versatile member of our class. An accom¬ plished pianist, he gave much of his time and talent to musical productions of the school. Popular among his classmates, he was elected vice-president of the class in both his Junior and Senior years. The class appreciated his fine work on the literary staff of the year book. May he continue to be as successful in the future as he has been during his years in High School. Vice President 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey Jubilee 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 4. Italian Club 4, Page Twenty Secretary MARGARET LYONS 2 Charlotte Court Franklin, Mass. “PEG” “She never seems out of smiles.” “Peg” was one of the best-natured of our classmates. She was always ready with a “wise-crack” or a smile. “Peg” seems to have a great supply of smiles, and we are sure they will last her a lifetime. As secretary of the Senior Class, she proved most efficient, and we know that she will be equally efficient as secretary to any organization. Keep on smiling, “Peg,” and the whole world will smile with you. Class Secretary 4. Blue and White 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Marshal 2, 3. Christmas Ball 4. Year Book 4. Salutatorian. Treasurer EDWARD PETER JOHNSON 151 East Central Street Franklin, Mass. “EDDIE” “A little nonsense now and then. Is relished by the best of men.” Here’s our Editor-in-chief, a boy to whom goes the entire credit for so splendid a publication. “Eddie” is one of those people who seems to get along with anyone, whatever the occa¬ sion may be, for his enviable personality “puts him over in a big way.” Edward was a constant worker for his class, and as a token of appreciation was elected Senior Class Treasurer, a position that he filled most competently. A participant of sports, “Eddie” was also a willing worker for the social activities. What Edward’s plans for the future are, we know not, but we’re sure that he ' ll succeed in whatever he undertakes. Oskey 4. Year Book 4. Treasurer 4. Football 4. Junior Prom 3. Dramatics 4. Blue and White 1. Page Twenty-One MARION ADAMS 89 Dean Avenue Franklin, Mass. “Happiness is from within, not from without With her quiet, good-natured personality, Marion found her way into the hearts of her classmates. Her artistic ability was greatly appreciated whenever she so willingly offered her invalu¬ able talent. Marion was a member of the Glee Club and will cer¬ tainly be missed by its members with whom she was well- acquainted. Marion’s ability for art leads us to believe that she will excel in that field. Glee Club 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Year Book. Oskey 4. Hallowe’en 1. RUTH LILLIAN ALLEN 40 Plain Street Caryville, Mass. “GIGGLES” “Graceful and useful in all she does.’’ She is rightly named! You can look into Ruthie’s big. brown eyes and see that she is about to burst into a giggle. She hails from that big city of Caryville which sends so many pretty girls to Franklin High. As a very efficient associate editor of the “Blue and White,” Ruthie helped to make it a great success. Next year will probably find Ruth in an office, if her business ability foretells correctly. Don ' t you envy Ruthie ' s employer? Let ' s hope that she will have sufficient good humor to last her through life. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 4. Blue and White 4. MARY ARLENE BAKER 60 Winter Street Franklin, Mass. “LENA” “Every man can seek acquaintance, But friends happen. " “Lena’’ is always ready to enjoy some fun with her pals. She is well-liked by all her classmates. As a student librarian, she aided in keeping an efficient system in the school library. She was also an interested worker in the Home Economics Club. With such promising ability Arlene will, no doubt, greatly enjoy her future. Marshal 4. Library Staff 4. Secretary of Home Economics Club. RITA F. BARTOLOMEI 36 Hutchinson Street Franklin, Mass. “RI” “YOUNGSTER” To look at Rita, one might think she was a very quiet young lady, but looks are deceiving, and “Bart ' s” case is no rare excep¬ tion. When she gets on the basketball floor she certainly can hold her own. She was a speedy forward and helped her team in gaining victories. Rita, despite her apparent bashfulness, was known and liked by all. These pleasing characteristics make us feel that she is bound to succeed in whatever she decides to undertake. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 2. Basketball 1, 2, 4. Track 1, 2. Hockey 2. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Page Twenty-Two ALICE CHARLOTTE BISHOP Spring Street Franklin, Mass. “YUMMY” “Small of stature, quick of wit.” Alice ' s desire is to become an instructor of Domestic Science, an art in which she excelled in High School. Whenever there was need for someone to portray the role of a younger child in a play, Alice could always be depended upon to do a good job. Her shortness of stature has been advantageous in more than one way, and her good nature has made her well- known. Here ' s hoping Alice fulfills her desire to become a Domestic Science Teacher. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Marshal 4. Oskey 4. MARTIN HENRY BROGAN 58 West Central Street Franklin, Mass. “BROC” “MARTY” “Let Nature be your teacher.” Though Martin was not seen in the limelight very much, he has been a good student of Franklin High for his entire four years. Apparently, from his English themes, ‘‘Broc” has a liking for outdoor sports, hunting, fishing, etc. Perhaps that accounts for his absence from social activities. However, Martin greatly aided the production of the Minstrel Show which was given in our Senior Year. Martin is fond of sports, and he became a member of the foot¬ ball team. We wish him a happy future. Oskey 3, 4. Football 4. Band 2, 3. Hallowe’en Committee 1. AUSTIN BROWN, JR. Union Street Franklin, Mass. “BROWNIE” “Bright as a ray of sunshine.” “Brownie’’ has always been a winner of hearts. Who wouldn ' t be, with such a personality as his? For four years he has been a rambling Romeo, seldom seen without a Juliet. “Brownie” is rhythmically inclined and proved his worth in the musical organizations and the school dance orchestra to which he and his stirring trumpet notes were a great asset. A more friendly and sociable chap can rarely be seen, and this will, with¬ out a doubt, be a help in his success. The best wishes of the class are with you, ‘“Brownie!” Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 4. Marshal 1, 2, 3. Marshal Capt. 3. RAYMOND BROWN Emmons Street Franklin, Mass. “RAY” “On their own merits modest men are dumb.” “ Ray’s” ambition is to become an automobile expert. He has started to fulfill it already, for he is employed, in his spare time, at a local garage. This isn’t work for “ Ray” — it’s a pleasure. As a good-natured, ambitious, hard-worker, “ Ray” is certain to become a " polished” automobile expert. Here’s hoping you “shine,” “Ray!” Page Twenty-Three CLEMENT BRUNELLI 18 Moore Avenue Franklin, Mass. “CLEM” “A friend when friends are needed most.” Clement has that Robert Taylor appearance, for with his wavy, black hair, inviting black eyes, and cheery smile, he is always in demand. ‘‘Clem’’ was a staunch hockey player, and he added much to several victories won by the team. Clement was one of the three male ‘‘office girls” in his Senior year, but nevertheless proved a favorite with his classmates. Hockey 1, 2, 3. Christmas Ball 4. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 4. Blue and White 4. DAVID BULLUKIAN 64 Cottage Street Franklin, Mass. “DAVEY” ‘‘Happy am 7 , from care I’m free. Why can ' t the others be like me?” David is that type of boy who, after his absence for several years, astonished those who had known him previously. “Davey” left us soon after our graduation from Junior High School, and he didn’t join us until early this year. David proved to be a " go getter” soon after he got acquainted with the members of our class and participated in any activity he was asked to. Another surprise David had in store for ' , us was his dancing ability, for David is a true dancer. So to David go the best wishes for a bright and happy future. Baseball 1, 2. Basketball 1, 2. DALE JARED BUTTERWORTH Washington Street Franklin, Mass. “DB” ‘‘Tall as he may be He never overlooks courtesy.” It must be Dale’s personality and tall physique that makes him ever popular with his classmates and faculty. Dale always en¬ joyed a good joke — even one that was played on him. Genial, good-looking, and a favorite with everyone, Dale will prove an asset to Maine University which he plans to attend upon High School Graduation. Best of luck to the best of boys! Band 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3. Oskey Jubilee 4. Hockey 3. Horace Mann Plays 4. Marshal 3, 4. EVELYN ELIZABETH COMOLLI 234 Lincoln Street Franklin, Mass. “EVIE” ‘‘A nymph of healthiest hue.” “Evie” was always on the go and attended all social affairs and games during her years in high school. She was voted the best dressed girl in the Senior class and deservingly so, for she was up to the minute on the Modes of The Moment. An interested worker in all the activities she was in, we feel sure she will succeed in whatever she intends to do after gradua¬ tion. Good luck, Evelyn! Glee Club 4. Commercial Club 4. Home Economics Club 4. Blue and White 4. Year Book 4. Marshal 4. Page Twenty-Four LUCILLE PAUL COSTELLO 14 High Street Franklin, Mass. “LUE” ‘“Mirth, with thee I choose to live.” Lucille has been one of the best-liked girls in school. She could generally be found in Miss Wiggin s room where her motley crowd quartered. Happy-go-lucky, " Lue " was seldom in school at 8:25, but usually came strolling in after the morning exer¬ cises. Her main interests seemed to be the 3rd and 4th periods, both classes conducted by Mr. DePasqua. As for the future, which is to be Framingham Teachers’ College, we wish you good luck, Lucille, and may fortune be quick to smile on you. Dramatics 1, Junior Prom Committee 3. Year Book 4. Marshal 4. Oskey 4. Glee Club 3. Bicycle Club 2. Art Committee 4. JAMES COREY Ruggles Street Franklin, Mass. “JIMMY” ‘‘A kinder friend has no man.” “Jimmy” had a secret passion of writing poems — many times to accommodate the fairer sex. His mild and pleasing manner has w n over many friends for him, and he always got along well with his teachers. “Jimmy” always was willing to “get in " on a good joke, and his sense of humor helped him greatly. He has always been ambitious and a hard worker. With such amiable qualities, how can he help but succeed? Marshal 4. Hallowe’en Party 1, 4. BERNICE CRANDALL 219 Union Street Franklin, Mass. “BERNIE” ‘‘Grand to be merry and wise.” Bernice is a small girl, but what she lacks in quantity she makes up in quality. Whenever there was good fun on hand, “Bernie ' ’ was right on hand also; but never did the atmosphere lose a speck of heat by her presence, rather the temperature went up a few degrees. A dance was Bernice’s joy. Who wouldn ' t like to dance when one had all “Bernie’s” partners? We don’t know what she is going to do, but here’s loads of luck to you, “Bernie.” Oskey Jubilee 2, 3, 4. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Year Book 4. Home Eco¬ nomics 4. Junior Prom 3. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Freshman Com¬ mittee 4. ANNE M. CROTHERS Dean Avenue Franklin, Mass. “VENUS” “CROWBAR” “Better late than never.” Never did a rule apply more perfectly than does this rule apply to Anne. But when she does arrive! Never a dull moment exists when this dynamo starts to generate. Anne’s a combination of pep, humor, wit, and all the qualities that accompany them. If you see a crowd of merrymakers, then without a doubt, the instigator is “Crowbar.” We don’t know what Anne intends to do when she graduates, but we know whatever she goes after — she ' ll get! Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Track 1. Freshman Acquaintance Com¬ mittee 4. Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Glee Club 3, 4. Junior Prom 3. Year Book Committee 4. Page Twenty-five AMELIA MAE DADDARIO 109 Cottage Street Franklin, Mass. “MAE” “A student as well as an athlete.” Amelia is our favorite girl athlete. Whenever she had that basketball in her possession, she was sure to toss it through the hoop. She was elected Captain of the Varsity Squad in her Senior Y ear. " Mae” certainly proved her ability and is recognized by all as a real sport and a good, all-around student. May success be yours in whatever you undertake. " Good luck, Mae!” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Track 1, 2. Junior Prom 3. Freshman Com¬ mittee 4. Hallowe ' en Committee 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Christmas Ball 4. Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 3. MARION PEARL DAVIS 4 Summer Street Franklin, Mass. ”Knowledge is power.” Marion has always been one of the outstanding students of our class. She was voted the most promising Senior girl, and Marion well deserves the title, for she is one of the best students in the class. Marion ' s favorite pastime was receiving and distributing the latest ' news” with her pal, ”Lu” Costello —- a habit which often got them into " hot water” with the teachers and resulted in session. Marion intends to continue her studies at Radcliffe. and we hope that she will succeed as well as she has in High School. Dramatics 1. Junior Prom Committee 3. Tennis 4. Bicycle Club (Secretary). Basketball 1. QUINTINA DeBAGGIS 37 Uncas Avenue Franklin, Mass. “QUINTA” ‘‘Good nature and good sense are her companions.” Full of pep and ready for any activity suggested —- that’s “Quinta.” She has excelled in sports for three years, but an attack of appendicitis made it impossible for her to continue during her Senior year. Her good nature and fine personality make us think she will succeed in future life. " Qu inta” plans to attend a Physical Education School after she graduates, and we certainly wish her every possible success. Basketball 1, 2, 3. Track 1, 2, 3. Hallowe’en Committee 4. Mar¬ shal 3. Christmas Ball 4. Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Oskey 4. ELENA ANTONETTE DeNAPOLI 136 Washington Street Franklin, Mass. “EL” “BLONDIE” ‘‘Peace is rarely denied to the peaceful.” “El” is one of those deceiving ferns — quiet, serious to all outward appearances, but really capable of as much fun-making as anyone else. " El” never had much to say, and she always took a back seat, not because she couldn’t do things, but because she was very quiet and extremely bashful. She speaks few times and very few words, but when she does, she is worth listening to. Basketball 1. Track 1. Commercial Club 4. Page Twenty-Six MAVIS E. DUFRESNE Centre Street Bellingham, Mass. “DUFFY” “A blithe heart makes a blooming visage. " Mavis represents the best example of what a South Bellingham girl should be. She has offered her talents as a violinist to the orchestra for the full time she spent in high schocl. Studious and good-natured, Mavis was well liked by all her classmates. Certainly what this world needs is more girls like Mavis. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Prom Committee 3. Ring Committee. Oskey Committee 4. ORLANDO T. DiPIETRO 19 Mechanic Street Bellingham, Mass. “PETE” “Small but Mighty.” Orlando gives the added " zip " to every class he attends, and his daring exploits will long be remembered by the feminine group. The honors of the High School Band may be well shared by Orlando, for what would the band be like without his " tooter?” With engineering as his goal, he is bound to succeed. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 3. IDA ROBERTA ESTES Scott Hill Road Bellingham, Mass. “LEFTY” “ Work a little, play a little. " Ida is one of our best-liked classmates. Whenever anyone of us was “stuck " on a Math, or Science problem we always went to Ida and she patiently helped us to see the light, (although at times it was pretty dim). She was a fine musician in both the band and orchestra. Ida’s cheerful and amiable nature will certainly prove a great help in future years. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Band 3, 4. Glee Club 1, 2. Junior Prom 3. FLORENCE E. FEELEY 140 East Central Street Franklin, Mass. “IRISH” “LIZ” " Aye, Every inch a Queen.” A girl who has done much for the school is Florence. In re¬ gard to character, she is unselfish, full of fun, and an exponent of fair play. Much of the success of the Oskey Minstrel Show was due to the able direction of “Irish.” A willing worker, “Liz " generally succeeded in whatever she sought. For her voca¬ tion, she has chosen Children’s Nursing, and most of us are glad that second childhood isn’t far away. Dramatics 1, 4. Glee Club 1, 3, 4. Marshal 1, 3. Junior Prom 3. Freshman Committee 1, 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Secretary of Junior Class. Track 1, 2, 3. Oskey Jubilee 2, 3, 4. Christmas Ball Committee 4. Commercial Club 4, Blue and White 4. Year Book Literary Editor 4. Class Gifts. Ring Committee. Girls’ Basketball Manager 4. Page Twenty-Seven ESTON SINCLAIR FOX, JR. 315 Lincoln Street Franklin, Mass. “PROF” “JR.” “FOXY” “Not from the stars do I my judgment pluck.” “Prof has a passion for reading — especially Western Stories. Probably he intends to “go West, young man.” Eston also is a fine musician; he can smear a mean trombone in the Band. “Prof " has a mathematical mind and intends to go to Bentley School of Accounting. We hope you get your figures straight, Eston. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 3. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 2, 3, 4. Blue and White 2, 3. Oskey Finance Committee 4. Junior Prom 3. Freshman Committee 4. Oskey Minstrel Committee 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Senior Dance Committee 4. Dramatics 4. WALTER RAYMOND FRESN 8 Charlotte Court Franklin, Mass. “WALT” “Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast.” When “Brownie ' s Swing Band " got started, our class realized that we had an accomplished saxophonist amongst us, for Walter certainly can make that sax sing. We all knew “Walt” to be a violinist, but never a saxophone player. Walter, always a will¬ ing helper, served on many committees during his four years in High School and was a member of the band and orchestra for the four years. These two organizations are losing an able worker by losing Walter. Oskey 2. Marshal 1. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. HARVEY W. GARNEAU Mann Street Bellingham, Mass. “His wit and brilliance we can see. And a more true sport could never be.” A roar of laughter down the hall, and Harvey is in the midst of the crowd. Harvey’s remarkable personality and sense of humor rank him among the best, for no class meeting was com¬ plete without his philosophical and witty pointers. His athletic ability has been recognized by all, and his extreme courage banishes the fear of “bone busters.” Harvey ' s greatest ambition is to become a second Will Rogers, and we all wish him success in his future undertakings. Hockey 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2, 3, 4. Football 3, 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. GINA A. GIANARDI 40 Hutchinson Street Franklin, Mass. “Still water runs deep. " Gina has broken all records for attendance during her years in the public schools. She has been neither absent nor tardy during this time. If she retains this habit of punctuality throughout her life, she will succeed, we are sure. Gina is one of the quietest girls in the class, but has a pleasing personality which her intimate friends have discovered. Good luck. Gina, and may Lady Luck knock at your door. French Club 1. Italian Club 4. Track 1, 2. page Twenty-Eight ROY FRANCIS HANCOCK Chestnut Street Franklin, Mass. “ROY” “His quietness of manner belies the mischief that lies beneath.” Roy’s name is synonymous with “good sport,” for Roy cer¬ tainly is one person who is eternally optimistic and cheerful. Even though Roy is bashful and quiet, when he dees speak, he says something worth while. Roy has cruised among us for four years, creating no great stir, but nevertheless his presence was enjoyed by all. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2, 3, 4. Oskey 4. MARY WARE HARLOW Main Street Norfolk, Mass. “BANJO” “Quietly she goes her way, Doing the right thing every day.” Mary was popular for her excellent ability in playing her violin. We know that after having been in the orchestra for four years, she certainly will be missed. She is also quite an accomplished actress, and she appeared in many productions given by the class. Whether she goes into the world of music or chooses other lines of endeavor, we wish her every possible success. Marshal 4. Christmas Ball 4. Dramatics 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Or¬ chestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Class Historian 4. Year Book 4. Horace Mann Play 4. Social Committee 4. DOROTHY GERTRUDE HARRIS 48 Summer Street Franklin, Mass. “DOTTY” “PERIOD” “Her cheery smiles and sparkling eyes Make many friends where affection lies.” “Dotty,” with such charm as she possesses, really needs no introduction, for her wide interests and ability in social and class affairs have ranked her among the most popular. However, here she is — the brown-eyed, fun-loving lass, with whom there is never a dull moment. Dancing and dramatics hold a great attraction for Dorothy, and she did her share in their pursuit. Such an efficient, friendly girl can’t help being a success. Marshal 3, 4. Glee Club 3. Dramatics 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Freshman Committee 4. Junior Prom 3. Year Book 4. Social Com¬ mittee 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Christmas Dance 4. Blue and White 2, 3. HERBERT AUSTIN KENYON Beech Street Franklin, Mass. “HERBIE” “An honest man is the noblest work of God.” Quiet and studious, Herbert is one of our classmates who does things silently and efficiently. When any of his classmates got into difficulty over a Chemistry or Physics problem, it was Herb to the rescue. As for Herbert’s future plans, we’re all confident that they’ll be successful. Page Twenty-Nine VINCENT PATRICK KIERNAN Pearl Street Franklin, Mass. “VINNIE” “I’m going to dance mg wag to Heaven When “Vinnie” came to F. H. S. from Caryville, he easily made a large circle of friends. Numbered among these friends there are sure to be many dancers, for Vincent ' s pastime is dancing. The fact that he is not heard often does not prove a quality of shyness. Among friends, Vincent is popular, possess¬ ing a pleasing personality. We hope that “Vinnie” continues to dance and perhaps become a second Fred Astaire. MARENA LOUISE KINGMAN 185 Chestnut Street Franklin, Mass. “MARTY” “The dags of our gouth are the dags of our glorg.” Nonchalance is one of Marena’s outstanding characteristics. As a very studious girl, Marena always received very high marks. She was associated with several clubs, and she was well-known among her fellow-students. As treasurer of the Italian Club, she proved most efficient. May success accompany Marena all the days of her life. Italian Club 4. Commercial Club 4. Home Economics Club 4. Glee Club 3, 4. Blue and White 4. PIPINA KIRIKOS 67 Union Street Franklin, Mass. “PINA” “PEANUT” “Silence is golden.” Pipina’s apparent reticence is merely a deceiving characteristic, for in reality “Pina” is a very friendly and likeable girl, who excels in Domestic Science. She is envied by many friends for her calmness. May her silent but sturdy nature guide her future successfully. Home Economics Club 4. HENRY JOSEPH LUDWIN 33 Cross Street Franklin, Mass. “HANK” “Quiet is of me no friend. Give me noise without end.” If at any time in the corridor or classroom you distinguish a deep, animated voice suggestive of “Cab Calloway,” be assured that it is Henry. “Hank” has done his part for athletics by attending to the gate returns. Henry ' s future seems bright, for along with being a constant, untiring worker with an ever- willing spirit, he is an excellent trombone and piano player. Class Prophecy 4. Marshal 2, 4. Freshman Party 4. Year Book 4. Blue and White 2, 3. Orchestra 3, 4. Band 2, 3, 4. Junior Prom 3. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 2, 3. Library 4. Horace Mann 4. Page thirty CHARLES JOSEPH MARCHAND Centre Street Bellingham, Mass. “CHARLIE” “You ' ve gotta be a football hero.” Here ' s the first half of the Marchand combination. “Charlie " was one of the best athletes sent to Franklin from the small community of Bellingham. He was very popular with the stu¬ dents and was elected President of the class in his Junior year. In his Senior year, “Charlie " captained both the football team and the Marshals. Whatever he intends to do after graduating, we hope he succeeds equally as well as he has in athletics. Baseball 1, 2, 3. Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Hockey 2, 3, 4. President 3. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. LEO PHILIP MARCHAND Centre Street Bellingham, Mass. “LEO” “Shy at first, but a good sport when known.” Leo combines his abilities as a scholar and an athlete in an ideal manner. His quick-thinking on the ball field saved many a game. He must have done some quick-thinking in class too, judging from the marks he gets. Although he has kept his future a secret, a “regular fellow " like Leo is bound to hit the mark he aims for. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 (Captain). Football 3, 4. Hockey 2, 3, 4. Marshal 1, 4. Junior Prom 3. Year Book 4. ARTHUR MARTEL Scott Hill Road Bellingham, Mass. “ART” “Silence outspeaks words.” A rare chap is “Art,” for he is about the only boy in the school who knows how to keep on the right side of the faculty. Even though he is quiet in school, he is known to hit the spot in outside activities. Keeping with the spirit of the South Bellingham “gang, " “Art " has made himself prominent in the line of sports, namely football and baseball, and has been a letter man throughout his sport career. Football 4. Baseball 4. Hockey 2, 4. Marshal 1, 2, 4. Basketball 4. RAYMOND F. McKENNA 299 West Central Street Franklin, Mass. “RAY” “MAC” “Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.” “Ray’s " motto is “Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you.” He was always smiling, laughing, or telling jokes to his friends. He was never quiet in the classrooms and he spent a lot of his leisure time in session hall. “Ray " didn ' t go out for any sports, but he was seen at all the Basketball and Football games, supporting the teams. You could always hear him in the cheering section. We wish “Ray” every success in his life’s work. Page Thirty-One ANTHONY F. MOLECA 434 Lincoln Street Franklin, Mass. “SHORTY” " Honor lies in honest toil.” Anthony is one of the quiet members of the class, but beneath his reserve lies a good nature and a ready wit. Whenever a girl spoke to him, “Shorty” always blushed to the roots of his curly hair. _ . “Shorty’s” flashing smile made many friends for him, and if he retains this happy faculty of making friends, he is sure to reach his goal in this life. Football 4. DONALD MOLLOY 113 School Street Franklin, Mass. “DONNY” ‘‘Power to start, power to finish.” We predict that “Donny” will be strutting around in a “New York Yankees” uniform in the near future, for he certainly proved his ability on the baseball field. Not only was Donald a success on the diamond, but he also starred on the basketball court. Many a game was won in the closing minutes by “Don ' s” ability to come through “in the pinch.” Good-looking, good- natured, and an outstanding athlete, Donald should have a full measure of luck and success in the future. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4. Football 2. DOROTHY MARIETTE MORSE 8 Hillside Road Franklin, Mass. “DOT” “DOTTIE” ‘‘Thought is nobler than speech.” A helping hand accompanied by a smile is “Dot ' s” menu of friendship which is well digested by all with whom she comes in contact. “Dot” is loyal, energetic and always willing to keep up the standing of the school by participating in social activities. Her favorite pastime between classes is walking with a certain friend. Who could that be? Dorothy’s presence in the band as a drummer will certainly be missed, for her role is an important one. May her happiness and good-will prevail in the future. Home Economics 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Band 3, 4. WALTER MOSTEK Centre Street Bellingham, Mass. “WALLY” ‘‘After all is said and done Life must have been made for fun.” Here as last is Franklin High School’s sheik and man about town! Even though he hails from the distant town of Belling¬ ham, he nightly habitats the residential section of the Franklin maidens. Aside from his flirtations, “Wally” is a serious business student and intends to make good in that line. As for sports, he has shown some fast going in the Hockey Team and was one of the highest scorers. This is only one of the signs that he will reach his goal. Hockey 1, 2, 3. Commercial Club 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4 (Lieut.). Blue and White 4. Hallowe’en Party 4. Christmas Ball 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Year Book 4. Page Thirty-Two THOMAS B. PARSONS 77 Hillside Road Franklin, Mass. “TOM,” “J scorn to change my state with Kings.” “Tom ' s” clever acting and singing in the Minstrel Show was enjoyed by everyone. He is a business student and has been active in most of the clubs conducted by that group. He has a passion for playing practical jokes — sometimes they backfire! For four years, “Tom” has tooted a trumpet in the Band. Here’s hoping he may continue to succeed. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Baseball 4. Year Book 4. Dramatics 3, 4. VIVIAN LORRAINE PETITT 98 Pleasant Street Franklin, Mass. “VIV” ‘‘Let me have sleek men about me.” “Viv” is well-liked by all her classmates and could always be counted upon to do her share in helping the class out. She had a bright smile for everyone, and her company was enjoyed by both sexes. “Viv” is planning to go in training when she graduates. Our associations with you have been very pleasant, Vivian, and we wish you the best of luck. Track 1. Freshman Committee 4. Hockey 1, 3. STEPHEN PETROSKY Scott Hill Road Bellingham, Mass. “STEVE” ‘‘There’s no such word as can’t.” Meet one of the most industrious members of the class. “Old Faithful” would be an appropriate nickname for “Steve.” What¬ ever task was assigned to him, he always finished on time. In his junior year he proved to be an excellent class treasurer. Stephen accomplished some fine work on the editorial staff of the year book. He was a “whiz” at Math, and Physics and one of the best all-around students in the class. His supply of knowl¬ edge is exceeded only by his sense of humor. “Steve” has his eye on Worcester Tech, and we all wish him the best of luck. Class Treasurer 3. Blue and White 3. Marshal 4. Oskey Staff 4. Dramatics 1, 4. Hallowe’en Party 4. MARY SUSAN PISANO 11 Howard Street Franklin, Mass. “MAE” ‘‘She walks in beauty like the night.” A most friendly and cheerful person was Mary, who bestowed her smiles on everyone she met. Mary seemed to take life easy, and studies never seemed to worry her, yet she always had them done. She was a very popular librarian and did all she could to make it a success. Mary was full of life and active in sports. She was a member of the business class and tickled a typewriter with the best of them. We hope you are successful in the future, “Mae.” Track 2, 4. Hallowe’en Party 1. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Librarian 4. Page Thirty-Three ALAN POLLOCK 314 Main Street Franklin, Mass. “Oh, what may man within him hide Though angel on the outward side!” Alan is the boy who surprised us all by winning the first prize in the Alden Club Essay Contest. A quiet and most reserved sort is Alan and his only activities were the band and dramatics, but in these he excelled. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 2, 3, 4. RICHARD M. RALSTON 50 Lincoln Street Franklin, Mass. “DICK” “Labor overcometh all things.” Is anyone in search of an advertising expert? They’ll find the answer to their problem in " Dick.” He proved a valuable asset to the class in its production of the “Oskey Minstrel Show” and the Year Book. Much of the financial success of the class was due to " Dick ' s” advertising methods. He is also an excellent student and plans to study at Harvard after graduation. Band 1, 3, 4. Orchestra 3, 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party 2. Oskey 2, 4. Year Book 4. ALFRED RATT IE Chestnut Street Bellingham, Mass. “AL” “I dare do all that may become a man, Who dares do more is none.” If he were marked on his ability to get sessions. ”A1” would be the valedictorian of the class. He seemed to be continually " in Dutch” with the teachers. Whenever a discussion came up in class, ”A1” always managed to get in his " two cents worth.” Whatever the occasion he generally injected one or two of his famous wisecracks. Who knows? Perhaps some day ”A1” will surprise us and replace Jack Benny as radio ' s premiere comedian! VIRGINIA FRANCES RAYMOND 452 West Central Street Franklin, Mass. “GINGER” “Jest and youthful jollity.” This fair and jovial maiden is forever carefree and making her down-hearted pals gay. Is it any wonder she attracts the opposite sex? Virginia reveals the musical talent she possesses by singing in the Glee Club. With our best wishes make the best of the future, Virginia, for who knows what the future holds in store for us. Glee Club 3, 4. Page Thirty-Four PAULINE REVELL 443 Lincoln Street Franklin, Mass. “POLLY” “Her eyes as stars of twilight fair .” An asset which we all desire is a pretty face and Pauline ' s bright smile brought her the title of the best-looking girl in the class. Pauline was active in sports and was a valued member of the Blue and White and did her share in making it a success. Her very pleasant manner made friends easily. We wish you the best of luck. Pauline. Track 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party 4. WILLARD RHODES Scott Hill Road Bellingham, Mass. “RED” “Shirley Temple is my only rival.” Here is the boy with the grand red hair — the envy of all the girls. " Red.” with his secret passion to become an automobile racer, was a great favorite among his classmates. His good nature and grand sense of humor kept his classes in a merry state. We don ' t know what the future holds in store for him, but with him go our best wishes. MARION EVELYN RILEY 1114 West Central Street Franklin, Mass. “PAT” “None but the brave deserve the fair.” Marion has distinguished herself amongst her schoolmates as a fine student, especially in mathematics. The good-natured feud which existed between her and Mr. Doherty enlivened many a period. Beneath her shyness lies a strong personality which her favored friends will assure you of. By her personality and likable qualities Marion is sure to succeed in whatever vocation she chooses. Junior Prom 3. Marshal 4. ALDEN ROSA 30 Lewis Street Franklin, Mass. “On their own merits, modest men are dumb.” Alden is another member of that group of accomplished musi¬ cians which the band and orchestra will lose in this year’s gradu¬ ating class. Alden squealed on a clarinet for four years and be¬ lieve us he sure could play it! Alden didn’t participate in many other activities for much of his spare time was used in working in a local store. Ambitious and a hard-worker, A1 may run his own store some day. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Page Thirty-Five NICHOLAS ROSSETTI 40 McCarthy Street Franklin, Mass. “NICK” “A lion amongst the ladies.” “Nick” is one of the best-known members of this class. His varied activities have a lot to do with this, but his cheery coun¬ tenance did more. “Nick” is the kind of athlete we like to honor — clean and courageous. His actions in football and basketball gave us many a thrill at the games. The dapper “Nick” was always dressed in the latest fashions for men. He was voted the best all-around boy and certainly paved his way to the hearts of all his fellow students. Good luck, “Nick!” Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Baseball 4. Junior 1 Prom 3. Oskey 4. Business Manager of Year Book 4. Christmas Ball 4. ARLINE ROBINSON 18 Martin Avenue Franklin, Mass. “Pure and noble is thy soul, Success and honor mark thy goal.” Arline is one of the most cheerful and courageous girls in our class. In spite of the fact that she has had the misfortune of being ill for a long while, she goes along looking life in the face with a cheery smile. If you are feeling blue just turn to Arline and she’ll have you forgetting your troubles in no time. Arline has been a great help to the orchestra with her trumpet playing, and is also very proficient in business studies. Some day we expect her to be the efficient secretary of some business executive. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. LEROY SCOTT Scott Hill Road Bellingham, Mass. “ROY” “Wake up and live.” Although “Roy” was always very quiet, his pleasing person¬ ality was always in evidence. As one-half of the Scott-Rhodes combination, “Roy” was well known to all. He did not partici¬ pate in sports but was always a loyal rooter for the athletic teams of F. H. S. Whatever “Roy” does in the future, he is very likely to succeed. DORIS MAE TOWNE 21 Everett Street Franklin, Mass. ‘‘No canvas absorbs color like memory.” Doris is one of our most friendly and helpful girls. This atti¬ tude combined with a magnetic personality and extreme gener¬ osity has never failed to attract those about her. Doris was an efficient and popular librarian. She was always ready to do anything to make life a little easier for a pal. Keep up your good work, Doris, and may success be yours. Marshal 3, 4. Librarian 3, 4. Dramatics 4. Page Thirty-Six ROBERT LINWOOD STEWART 54 Crocker Avenue Franklin, Mass. “STEW” “BOB” “Pardon the frankness of my mirth.” “Bob ' ' is a jolly lad, willing to take part in any form of amusement that may occur. With his unusual wit and wisecracks he brightens up many a party. “Stew " is a lover of the out-of- doors and especially the woods. He likes to take part in sports and his favorite is football. “Bob " intends to become a fireman and we are sure that he will make good. Don’t let the smoke get in your eyes, “Bob.” Hallowe’en Committee 4. BENJAMIN TAFT 11 Wachusett Street Franklin, Mpss. “BEN” “ When most I wink, then do mine eyes best see.” " Ben " didn’t join our class until our Junior year in school but he soon became a favorite with everyone. He became a mem¬ ber of the football team and showed his " ruggedness " in many a game. Benjamin and his black pipe are inseparable. Perhaps this fact accounts for his lack of interest in the fairer sex. Perhaps the black pipe will carry you on to success, " Ben.” Good luck! Football 3, 4. HOWARD S. D. TEMPLE Chestnut Street Franklin, Mass. “HOWIE” “TEMP” “One blast upon his bugle horn Was worth a thousand men.” Meet the class politician. " Howie” is famed for being able to argue anyone to a draw on any subject under the sun. " Temp " was never seen without the other two members of the " trium¬ virate,” Stearns Woodman and Richard Ralston, except when he took one of his trips to the city to see his " intended. " A member of the band for four years, Howard has acquitted himself nobly on the trumpet and alto. The best wishes of the class attend “Howie " in whatever he undertakes. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Marshal 2, 3, 4. Oskey 3. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party 2. Minstrel Show 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. DOMINICA VENDETTI Lewis Street Franklin, Mass. “Sober, steadfast, and demure.” Dominica, in her own quiet and demure way, won the friend¬ ship and respect of those who succeeded in gaining the trust of “cette petite fille.” Dominica, although not a participant in any of our sports, was a regular supporter of the games. To Dominica we offer our best wishes for a bright success, and we know that what she attempts, she’ll conquer. Page Thirty-Seven JOSEPHINE WALSH 220 School Street Franklin, Mass. “NIKKY” “JO " " Bright was her face with smiles. " “Nikky’s” smiles never failed to gain an answering smile, no matter who the owner of the other face. Dramatics played an important part in her life and her nonchalant manner, both on and off stage, set everyone into gales of laughter. “Jo” is one of those carefree girls who takes life as it comes; she never complains and nothing really bothers her. We hope you will always be as happy-go-lucky, “Jo,” and that life will give you a full share of fortune and good luck. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Glee Club. Junior Prom 3. Oskey 3, 4. HELEN WELIK 68 Wachusett Street Franklin, Mass. " Of soul sincere. In action faithful.” When it comes to distinguishing Helen from her twin sister, Stella, your guess is as good as anyone’s. Always wearing a smile, Helen is as refreshing as a cool breeze on a hot day. At track meets and all other sports her nimble feet and great athletic power usually carried her through successfully. In the classroom her spontaneous giggle could generally be heard, for she was always with a fun-loving group. Helen is very popular because of her good nature, and we wish her a full share of health, happiness, and success in the future. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Hallowe’en Committee 2. Basketball 2, 3. Volley Ball 3. Track Meet 1, 2, 3, 4. STELLA ELIZABETH WELIK 6S Wachusett Street Frankin, Mass. “STATIA” " Always ready —- always there Always willing to do her share.” Stella was a jolly girl, and a good sport. None of the teachers were ever sure whether they were talking to Stella or Helen, but the girls never took advantage of the fact. Stella excelled in the Inter-class Track Meets and proved to be an efficient Art Editor of the Year Book Staff. We know Stella will succeed in the work she chooses. Inter-class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Volley Ball 3. Freshman Com¬ mittee 4. Hallowe’en Committee 3. Dramatic Club 1. Commercial Club 4. Junior Prom 3. Hockey 2. Student Librarian 4. Track 1, 3, 4. Oskey Committee 4. FLORENCE L. WILLERT 117 School Street Franklin, Mass. “FLORRY " Here she is! “Florry” is one of the outstanding funsters of our class. A laugh here, a laugh there, a laugh everywhere. She is very generous with her laughter. Her interest is in everything, swimming, sports, dancing, and everything else that provides fun. She is a riot of fun, sympathetic to those who need it, and loyal to those she loves. Good Luck, “Florry.” Glee Club 3, 4. Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 4. Christmas Ball 4. Inter-class Baseball 4. Inter-class Football 3. Inter-class Basketball 2, 3, 4. Dramatic Club 1. Freshman Asquaintance 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Junior Prom 3. M arshal 4. Home Economics 4. Track 1, 4. Hockey 4. Basketball 3. Page Thirty-Eight STEARNS EVANS WOODMAN 89 East Central Street Franklin, Mass. “WOODIE” “Oh, Woodman spare that tree!’’ Hail! Another “Hamlet " stalks across the stage. But wait! It is none other than “Woodie,” the star actor of the class. Since his freshman year, Stearns has played in practically all dramatic productions at the school. But his talent is not confined solely to the stage, for “Woodie” is a versatile musician also. Stearns generally succeeded in whatever he attempted and al¬ though he is undecided about the future, we are positive he will accomplish whatever he sets out to do. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Orchestra 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Junior Prom 3. Hallowe’en 4. Acquaintance Party 4. Oskey 4. Year Book 4. Marshal 3, 4. ROBERT WYLLIE South Street South Franklin, Mass. “BOB’” “I can get it for you wholesale.’’ “Bob” certainly proved his sales ability when he sold over thirty tickets for the “Oskey Minstrel Show.” He is also very ambitious and has a good head for business. His fine cooperative spirit will aid him in the future. Always ready for a good time, he made friends easily and will no doubt continue to possess the same valuable assets. RUTH WYLLIE Washington Street Franklin, Mass. “How sweet and fair she seems to be.” Ruth is one of our quiet classmates, but she certainly does not lack what it takes to be a good student. Have you ever seen the rosy blush which spreads over her cheeks occasionally? It must be such as her that inspire poets. She has a smile for everyone and is always very sociable. With her good nature and many likable qualities, Ruth is sure to succeed in whatever she decides to do. Good luck, Ruth. Page Thirty-Nine SENIORS AS JUNIORS I T WAS a bright, sunny afternoon, that first Wednesday in September, 1933, when we, the class of ’37, then a group of 188, entered Franklin High School, trying to look nonchalant, but on the whole really very much concerned about our new adventure. Hardly had we become accustomed to the routine of Senior High School activities, when we were invited to the annual Freshman Acquaintance Party, given by the Seniors. We had heard stories from those who had been through the mill, about the strenuous handshaking given the Freshmen by all their upper- classmates. Needless to say we were anxious. Our hands were duly wrung, but to make up for it we were given a short entertainment in the Auditorium, followed by refreshments and dancing. Soon after that came another .party, the Hallowe ' en Frolic, with short plays, games, eats, favors, and fun for everyone. These annual frolics have become even more enjoyable to us as we have come to participate more actively. The High School Orchestra, under the direction of Mr. Webber, was asked to play at the annual Teachers’ Convention held at Ford Hall in Boston. It was a big thrill to play for the convention, and there was the additional excitement of appearing on the same program with Lowell Thomas whom we all had heard over the radio. Then came our first chance to show what we, as Freshmen, could do. With Miss Wiggin ' s assistance we put over a Thanksgiving assembly depicting an incident in the life of John Alden. Alice Bishop made a charming Puritan maid, and Orlando DiPietro and Warren Smith were other Puritan children. 1 After our Christmas vacation we began to prepare for Mid-years, an awful nightmare to young Freshmen. Somehow we managed to get through them and were oh, so glad when that terrible week was over and we received our marks, even though they were not exactly the marks we would like to have had. We recuperated just in time for the gay Valentine Masquerade in February. Prizes were awarded for the funniest and most beautiful costumes. Carl Bailey as a Cadet, and Evelyn Davis as a Valentine girl, both Juniors, received the prizes for the most beautiful costumes. Our class was well represented by Florence Feeley, Lucille Costello, and Dorothy Harris as lovely old- fashioned girls, Stearns Woodman as Cupid, Howard Temple as a gypsy, and last but not least, Richard Ralston as a charming (?) maid of 16. J Before June came we learned that Mr. Hilbert, Manual Training teacher, was leaving us. Also our beloved Mr. Webber left. He was the Science and Biology teacher as well as a member of the Band and an excellent orchestra conductor. We were sorry to lose him and knew how fortunate Brookline High School was to have him. Thus ended our first year at High School. •I When we came back in the fall of ' 34, we remembered the year before and smiled, for we needed no longer to try to be nonchalant. We had become accustomed to High School routine and felt quite at home. 1 Our new teachers were Mr. Ames to fill Mr. Webber’s position; Mr. Colbert to coach foot¬ ball; Mr. Landry to take Mr. McDonough ' s place as teacher of Physical Training; Mr. Rodgers to take charge of Manual Training, and Miss Hathaway, one of our teachers in Junior High, to take charge of the Domestic Science Department. Page Forty-Two •I It was our turn to wring the hands of the poor, little Freshmen coming in, but remembering our own hands, we were merciful. •J This second year, Mr. Patty started the Marshal System for passing between periods. Many of our class were selected to be Marshals, including Eston Fox, and the Marchand brothers. | The school Orchestra was again invited to play for the Annual Teachers ' Convention in Boston, this time under the leadership of Mr. Ames. 1 The Band during the past few years had been improving rapidly. In the spring of ' 35, it played on a boat going to Provincetown, and a seasick bunch they turned out to be. In spite of all, they furnished plenty of music and amusement. Many students went along and had a grand trip. •I The Oskey Jubilee, a benefit show for the Year Book, that year was so popular that it ran two nights instead of one, as scheduled. It was in the form of a cabaret show under the direction of Helena Murray, ’35. •I When we went to the gym on the last day of school, we found Miss Shepard surrounded by girls. Several gifts were presented to her, for she was leaving us to be married. J In the fall of ’3 5 we were real Juniors, a restless group for the most part. We led the teachers a hard life, I fear. We decided to organize, and the following class officers were elected: President, Charles Marchand: Vice President, William Martello; Secretary, Florence Feeley; Treasurer, Stephen Petrosky. J Our new teachers were Miss Hyde, who took Miss Shepard ' s place teaching History: Miss Holmes, who became a regular member of the staff; and the jocund Mr. DePasqua, who came to teach Italian, a newly added subject to the curriculum. •1 The burning of the Ray School brought about a crowded condition with the inmates of our annex transferred to the main building. This congestion lasted several months. •I The Band went on another voyage to Provincetown and met with the same seasick success. €| Soon after Christmas we chose our class rings, made up of a pleasing combination of yellow and white gold. ]| Under the guidance of Mr. Doherty, a splendid Hockey Team was established. For several days and nights the boys worked hard to make a good skating rink in the back yard of the school. They built a fine frame and then came the night to flood it. The hose burst and ! $! $! $:! ?$ ?! $?! $ Mr. Doherty and the boys had a hard night but finally made a rink which would have been a credit to any school. 1 A second Oskey Jubilee was given in the form of a radio broadcast under the Supervision of Nick Kirikos, and turned out to be a great success. Page Forty-Three •I Then came the affair to which underclassmen look forward. That was the Junior Prom. It was a gala affair in the gym, with a grand march directed by Mr. Frazer, with music by Gail Edwards ' Sweethearts of Rhythm. In return we were invited to the Senior Hop at Lake Pearl. Now we are the Senior Class with the last year packed full of activities. Our class officers have been: President, Lawrence Boylan; Vice President, William Martello; Secretary, Margaret Lyons; Treasurer, Edward Johnson. •I We came back in the fall of ' 3 6 to find two new teachers and three new rooms. The new teachers were Miss Keefe, replacing Miss Washburn by teaching typewriting and bookkeeping, and Mr. Hancock teaching English. The new rooms were on the third floor. •1 Our Band had progressed even to the place where they broadcast a program over WAAB. J We decided to have a strictly formal Christmas Ball just before vacation. Music was furnished by Tommy Kay and his Hotel Blackstone Orchestra. January 1, 193 7 started the 100th Anniversary of the opening of the first Normal Schools in America. As Franklin is the honored town this year, The Franklin High School was asked to put on three different broadcasts. They broadcast over WMEX, WHDH, and WAAB. “The Greatest Discovery, " one of the Horace Mann plays, was given in the Framingham Normal School at the Principals’ Convention. The part of Horace Mann was admirably played by Stearns Woodman. Other members of the Senior Class invaluably assisted. J It was now the turn of our class to put on an Oskey Jubilee, and we realized how much the cooperation of the underclassmen meant, for they aided greatly in making it a success. The class elected Florence Feeley as General Director, and William Martello as Musical Director. It was given as a Minstrel Show, and it proved to be one of the most interesting shows ever produced by the High School. •I Mr. Patty taught a class of Juniors and Seniors in History this year, and about the middle of April he took his class on a tour of historical places of interest, includingl the Navy Yard, Bunker Hill Monument, Lexington, Concord, and the Wayside Inn. 1 The class of ’3 8 gave us a beautiful reception on May 14, with music furnished by the Worcester Tech. Orchestra. | Summing things up, we have had a very fortunate four years, full of work, activities, and fun. Our class had grand times together. From now on, our ways separate and we are prepared for any kind of sailing. -—■ Historian — Mary Ware Harlow Page Forty-Four i Class pitll W E, THE CLASS OF 1937, of Franklin High School, in the county of Norfolk, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, knowing our end to be near, but being of sound and disposing mind, do make, publish, and declare this to be our last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills heretofore made by us. €[ First: It is our desire that those to whom we owe debts will forget them as soon os possible. On account of the decrease in rainfall and the dryness of some of the programs on the radio, we are obliged to liquidate. •J Second: We bequeath all our money, bonds, securities, estates, and the remainder of our property, tangible or intangible, (chiefly of the latter class) in the manner set forth in the body of the will. 1 Therefore we bequeath; TO THE TEACHERS: To Mr. Patty — The position as Horace Mann’s publicity agent for all future celebration years. To Miss Wiggirt — A book for all future English classes to read entitled “Further Foolish¬ ness” — written by Nicholas Rossetti. To Mr. Doherty — A rubber watch chain which he can stretch and use in constructing circles in Geometry class. To Mr. Ames -—- A new model of the human body with the appendix attached — an accessory which the present one lacks. To Miss Hathaway — The addition of a domestic science course for boys. Senior boys are especially recommended for the art of dishwashing. To Miss Lawrence -—- A French poodle named “Fifi.” To Miss Anderson — A model class for her homeroom next year in order to repair the damage wrought by the unruly Seniors she had to control this year. To the rest of the faculty we bequeath our gratitude for having tolerated us during our four years of study. TO THE JOLLY JUNIORS: To Charlie Christakes — A recording of the song “Louise.” To Mabelle Drury — A great big sample of an Old Nick, in case she needs something to counterbalance Young Nick. To Edgar Caron — The right to hire someone to help him dig potatoes before an important football game. To Annabal Masi — The use of the nickname “Butch” only during the football season. To John Kalunian — The title of Poet Laureate of F. H. S. To Marshall Robinson —A preparation to remedy “athlete ' s foot” in case he becomes a star in some sport. To Harlan Mackenzie — A song entitled “I hate to talk about myself.” To Merle Atwood — A free season ticket to all future football, basketball, and baseball games at F. H. S. To the remaining Juniors we bequeath a box of toothpicks to keep them occupied during the periods following the lunch recess. TO THE SILLY SOPHOMORES: To Mike Cataldo — The right to be known as the successor to “Casanova, the Great Lover.” To Evelyn Stenson — An axe and saw, for her “Woodman.” Page Forty-Five To Jean Mackintosh —— A bag of flour so she won’t need a Miller around all the time. To Milton Copland — The position as atmosphere man on Jack Benny ' s program. Milton creates wind. To Fred D ' Errico — The position as Mussolini ' s right-hand man. We hope he isn’t left- handed. To Elizabeth Kearney — A bag to hide her blushes in. To the rest of the Sophomores we bequeath a carload of all-day suckers to keep them occu¬ pied in their leisure time. TO THE FOOLISH FRESHMEN: To John Brunelli — A megaphone to amplify his voice — it ' s terribly weak. To Joe Hippie — A box of Rice — a new brand called " Arlene.” To Jeanette Mitchell — The right to be known as F. H. S.’s future Katherine Hepburn. To Helen Hamant — A can of Crisco — for shortening. To Gabrielle Martel — A package of that old cereal, " Ralston.” To Bobby Catalano — The position as manager of all the ball teams at East Handlebar High School. He will be employed to fetch all balls that go over the fence. To the remaining Freshmen, a volume of that famous book, " How to conduct yourself in the corridors, libraries, classes, and especially in the study halls.” This will enable them to deport themselves correctly, because it was written by the Seniors. 1 Lastly, we hereby appoint Moon Mullins as executor of this, our last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills made bv us. in witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names this 23rd day of June, in the year of our Lord, 1937. Class of 19 3 7 President, Lawrence Boylan Vice President, William Martello J We, whose names are hereunto subscribed, do certify that on the 23rd day of June, 193 7, the testators above named subscribed their names to this instrument in our presence and hearing, declaring the same to be their last will and testament, and requested us and each of us to sign our names thereto, as witnesses to the execution thereof, which we hereby do in the presence of the testators and each other on the day of the will. Witnesses: I. Luva DeBate U. R. Xausted Opin DeDoor Amos Tash Jerry Coe Scribe — Edward Johnson Page Forty-six Class Propljerg MARION Adams — Marion is a very competent hairdresser; she was responsible for the fact that girls in the typing class always had such nice-looking hair. RUTH Allen — Miss Allen is one of the best secretaries; she is positively Ruthless. ARLENE Baker —— Arlene married into dough here in the (y)east; after all, she was a Baker. RITA BARTOLOMEI — Rita is a school teacher; she has made much improvement in the Marshall system. ALICE Bishop — Alice is a kindergarten teacher; she feels right at home. LAWRENCE BOYLAN — Larry has established an agency to give society debutantes college-bred gigolos. He ought to do well in Franklin. MARTIN Brogan — Martin sings scat songs in a honky-tonk restaurant in Boston. RAYMOND Brown — Raymond is very much interested in the campaign for M. I. T. — Marry Intelligent Teachers. AUSTIN Brown -—- Austin has a dance band of all chocolate men; most of them are nuts. He calls them his Brownies. CLEMENT BRUNELLI — Clement has just finished a picture for M. G. M. It is called “The Sheik of Araby.” DAVID BULLUKIAN — Davy is a friend of Clement ' s in Hollywood; he has replaced Fred Astaire. DALE BUTTERWORTH — Dale is an iceman in the southern part of Texas. We all know why. EVELYN COMOLLI — Evelyn operates a dress shop on Fifth Avenue in New York. With her exquisite taste she should be a huge success. LUCILLE Costello — Lucille is a great radio star; she has replaced Gracie Allen. JAMES Corey — Jimmy is a Yogi; he keeps chanting “Way down upon the Swami River.’’ ANN CROTHERS — Ann has just won a lot of money on a slogan. The slogan is “I used to walk a mile for a Camel; but now they give me a lift.’’ AMELIA DADDARIO — Amelia is a song writer; she has just written a parody on “Marchand along together.’’ MARION Davis -— Marion is on the faculty at Wellesley; with her brilliant record, she should be a very able instructor. QUINTA DeBAGGIS — Miss DeBaggis is the chaperone to those five famous girls in Canada. Maybe it’s because they are Quintaplets. ANDOR DeJONY — Andor is a child recreation enthusiast; his best game is “HYDE and go seek.” ELEANOR DeNAPOLI — Eleanor is a great music lover; her favorite is “A Night in deNapoli.” MAVIS DUFRESNE — Such a charming keeper of the class rings has now two others in her collection, one gold, and one diamond. ORLANDO DlPlETRO -—- Orlando is a bachelor; this is a surprise to us, as we all thought he was the Marion kind. FLORENCE FEELEY — Florence is a shoe repairer; she is tapping her way to success. ESTON FOX — Eston has a fox farm; all the little foxes are doing fine, thank you. Page Forty-Seven WALTER FRESN — Walt, as you all know, is the first saxophone player for the best dance orchestra in America. HARVEY GARNEAU — Harvey has been given the distinction of replacing Joe and Batteese. IDA ESTES — Ida is a publicity agent; she ought to be able to drum up business. GINA GlANARDI — Gina is working for a calendar manufacturer; her splendid record of never being late or absent makes her a valuable asset to the office. MARY Harlow — Mary has married a Texas Ranger; he sells electric stoves. DOROTHY Harris — Dot is in England. She likes policemen. In fact her favorite is the brother of a certain Bobbie. ROY HANCOCK — Roy is a famous instrumentalist; he plays hot trumpet for Cab Calloway. EDWARD Johnson — Edward is a public speaker; you’ll probably see him any day in Boston Common on a soap box. HERBERT Kenyon — Herbert is a yes-man in a big New York office; he got his start in F. H. S. VINCENT KIERNAN — Vincent’s work is stable as always. He’s a jockey. MARENA KINGMAN — Marena is happily married; her husband demands that he have (M)Farena for breakfast every morning. PlPINA KlRIKOS — Pipina is an employee at the Barnum and Bailey Circus. She is one of the husky-throated barkers there. HENRY LUDWIN — Henry is a model; he endorses Grow-Quick moustache tonic. MARGARET Lyons — Margaret is writing a book entitled " The Gift of Gab.” CHARLES MARCHAND — Charlie is playing wayback on the field of matrimony. LEO MARCHAND — Leo was made rich by inventing the idea of putting popcorn in cigarettes to knock the ashes off. ARTHUR Martel — Art coined the expression " If pa won’t say a word. I’ll make Mar-tell.” STEPHEN PETROSKY — Steve is working for a large grocery concern. His best customers are from Mr. Doherty’s Math classes to whom he sells Bicarbonate of Soda, so they can digest some of J. J. D.’s problems. LEROY Scott — Roy is posing as one of the coughdrop kings, the Smith Bros. ROBERT STEWART — Bob is working up in Harlem in New York. He has taken up truckin’. DORIS Stevens — Doris is a librarian. She prepared for the position by running the F. H. S. students’ library. BENJAMIN Taft — Ben is holding down the softest job in New England; he is teachi ng French in Woonsocket High School. HOWARD Temple — Howard is a professional smoke eater; he ' s a fire fighter in the Lucky Strike factory. DOMINICA VENDETTI — Dominica is an Arctic explorer; the quiet North is just suited to Dominica’s temperament. JOSEPHINE Walsh — Josephine has been working with a troupe of midgets at a recent World’s Fair. Page Forty-Eight HELEN WELIK — Helen is employed at the Franklin Country Club. Her work is to set up the tees (e) . STELLA WELIK — Stella works in a grocery store; she is always around the Cookie counter. FLORENCE WlLLERT — Florence holds down a job at Union Light and Power Company; she is the bright light there. WILLIAM MARTELLO — Will is one of the foremost ranking pianists of the day. RAYMOND McKenna — Ray is a second Houdini; he got his start escaping sessions. STEARNS Woodman — Stearns is the postmaster in South Bellingham. He got his start playing post-office there. ROBERT WYLLIE — Robert is a card shark; his friends call him wily Wyllie. RUTH Wyllie — Ruth is a model; she furnished the inspiration for a certain candy bar called " Baby Ruth.” ANTHONY MOLECA — A restaurant sit-down striker, Anthony is working for bigger and better steaks. DONALD MOLLOY — Donny is working in a clothes hamper factory. He ought to do well there seeing how many baskets he made for F. H. S. DOROTHY Morse — Dot is working at the Flagenback Wallace circus as the living skeleton. WALTER MOSTEK — Walt is a certified public accountant, he was always pretty good at figures. THOMAS Parsons — Thomas is an American History Professor; he majors in the study of General CORNWALLiss. VIVIAN PETITT — Vivian is a postmistress; she was always very good at handling the males. MARY Pisano -—- Mary is a torch singer, she has a bunch of new flames. ALAN Pollock — Alan is a policeman— but he is always off the beat. RICHARD Ralston — Dick is a preacher; he hums ”1 hope Gabriel likes my music.” ALFRED RATTIE — A1 is a stand-in for Mickey Mouse. VIRGINIA Raymond — Virginia is a hang-man’s wife; give her enough Roop and she’ll choke herself. PAULINE REVELL — Pauline is the star of that Broadway Production, “Revel with Revell.” WILLARD Rhodes — Willard is a Communist. With his crop of hair, who wouldn ' t be? MARION Riley — A patriotic singer, Marion’s favorite bit of the national anthem is “ORLANDOf the free.” ALDEN ROSA — Alden is a canning king. He was always pretty good at picking the peaches. NICHOLAS Rossetti — Nick is a weather man; he can always foretell a Drury day. ARLINE ROBINSON — Another music enthusiast, Arline’s favorite number is Robin’son Roses. Page Forty-Nine Class Ctfts To Marion Adams — A drawing pencil. Marion’s artistic ability will not allow this pencil to remain idle. To Ruth Allen -—- An order blank. Ruth made out a great many orders for Miss Hathaway ' s lunch counter. To Arlene Baker — A book on “Dressmaking Technique.” This may remind her of the good times she had in her sewing classes. To Rita Bartolomei — A Scholarship to Sargent School of Physical Education. The athletic talents which Rita displayed in High School should be put to good advantage. To Alice Bishop — A Magnifying Glass. This will help her to get a better view of the world. To Lawrence Boylan ■ — A gavel — to remind him of the difficult job he had in maintaining ' order in the Senior Class meetings. ✓ To Martin Brogan — A contract with Benny Goodman’s orchestra. As a singing Endman in the Senior Minstrel Show, Martin certainly proved his vocal ability. To Raymond Brown — A car. Ray’s desire to become a notable in the automobile industry may be increased by this tiny inspiration. Wouldn’t he make a cute sales¬ man, girls? To Austin Brown — A pair of rubber heels — but would we know “Brownie” without his famous steel heelplates? To Clement Brunelli and Walter Mostek — A pair of handcuffs ... So they may remain as inseparable in the future as they have in Eligh School. To David Bullukian — A whistle. His own may become exhausted someday. To Dale Butterworth — A preserve jar. Here he may forever preserve his modest dignity. To Evelyn Comolli -—- A manicuring set. Is it possible that) “Ev’s” nails will ever be dull? We hope not. To Lucille Costello -— The role of “Giggling Gertie” in a new musical production of the same title. Has anyone ever seen Lucille in a serious moment? To James Corey — A book on the lives of American Poets. “Jimmy” may get more inspirations for some new poems. To Bernice Crandall — A package of gum. Bernice would be lost without it. To Anne Crothers — A box of Crax. These are probably the only “Cracks” Anne ever had that weren’t wise. To Amelia Daddario — A basketball. Now Amelia will surely “March-and” to victory. That is, unless she gets a “Charlie” horse. To Marion Davis — A fish. We’ll do our part in supplying Marion with brain food. To Quinta DeBaggis — A bottle of waveset . . . just in case Quinta’s curly hair ever fails her. To Andor DeJony ■—- A book of games. While in High School, Andor’s favorite game was “Hyde” and seek. To Mavis Dufresne — A banana. They both have “a-ppeal.” To Orlando DiPietro — A set of automobile tires. Surely, the tires on Orlando’s car must be nearly worn out after so many tours all the way to Unionville from Bellingham. Page Fifty To Ida Estes — A yeast cake ... so she may continue to rise to fame. To Eston Fox — A trumpet. Maybe he can “horn " in on another band. To Walter Fresn — A hammer. We know his ambitions are that of a “Carpenter.” To Harvey Garneau — A pair cf scissors. Now Harvey can keep right on “Cutting up. " To Gina Gianardi — A sandwich. This will keep her mindful of the lunch counter at which she so cheerfully assisted. To Roy Hancock — A megaphone. Had Roy previously owned one, perhaps he could have been heard at our class meetings. To Mary Harlow — A target. Mary was always aiming for something. To Dorothy Harris — A can of coffee ... or does she still prefer “Te?” To Edward Johnson — A scrapbook — in which he may paste the receipts of the Senior Class bills. As Treasurer of the Class, Edward proved most efficient. To Herbert Kenyon — A book on Baseball Information ... in case he ever loses track of all the teams on which he could always give the latest information. To Vincent Kiernan — A tape measure. Now we can find out how tall he really is. To Marena Kingman — A speed test ... to remind her of second period typing class. To Henry Ludwin — A Crystal Ball. After such a good job as the Class Prophet, perhaps Henry may go into the business. To Margaret Lyons — A Notebook ... to remind her of her days as Senior Class Secretary. To Charles Marchand —• A copy of children’s games. His favorite one is “Hi-Ho-Daddario.” To Leo Marchand — A crown. This will distinguish Leo as Franklin Fligh’s Homerun King. To Arthur Martel — A bottle of growing tonic. He’s terribly in need of it. To William Martello — An Insurance Policy of $10,000,000 for his hands. Need we say more? To Raymond McKenna and Anthony Moleca — Paper dolls. This may help them to get acquainted with the girls. To Donald Molloy — A mask — to use when he blushes. To Dorothy Morse — A drum. We hope she won’t forget the band. To Thomas Parsons, Richard Ralston, and Howard Temple — Letters of recommendation to a leading theatrical producer. Their splendid performances in the Minstrel Show as Endmcn will not be forgotten. To Vivian Pettit ■—- A book entitled “How to Remain Beautiful.” Such charm as Vivian’s should be well taken care of. To Stephen Petrosky — An Encyclopedia. With such an able mind, perhaps Stephen may learn even more. To Mary Pisano — A box of candy. They’re both sweet. To Alan Pollock — A letter of introduction to all the Dean girls. There may be a few with whom he isn’t already acquainted. Page Fifty-one To Alfred Rat tie — A package of Chesterfields. Now his worries are over. To Marion Riley — A one-way ticket to Orlando, Florida. To Aider Rosa — An air pump. With so many horns to blow, he must be all tired out. To Eleanor DeNapoli, Pipina Kirikos, and Dominica Vendetti — Noise-makers. Now perhaps we can tell when they ' re around. To Robert Stewart and Benjamin Taft — A good book on ‘‘How to Overcome Bashfulness.” To Leroy Scott — A dog. His secret passion is to " Pet-itt.” To Doris Stevens — A book -—- to remind her of her days as a librarian. To Virginia Raymond — A working card which employs her as Miss Hathaway s assistant. To Pauline Revell — Mascara. Just in case her eyes ever lose their brilliance. To Willard Rhodes — A bottle of Drene (shampoo) to keep that lustrous hair in shape. To Nick Rossetti — A feather. This will remind him of his nickname, “Tickles.” To Josephine Walsh — A job as private nurse to the Dionne Quints. " Jo” was always seen pushing children around in baby carriages. To Helen Welik ■— A hair ribbon. This may help us distinguish her from her twin, Stella. To Stella Welik — A cooky. One Cooky seems to have quite an attraction for Stella. To Florence Willed — A lemon. We doubt if even this lemon could keep Florence from laughing. To Stearns Woodman — A map of Bellingham. This may come in pretty handy someday. Still, he must know his way around by now. To Robert Wyllie -—- A job as a publicity agent. Bob sold so many tickets for the " Oskey” that he ought to succeed in this line. To Ruth Wyllie — A book entitled “The Wiles of Borneo.” The “Wiles” are very popular with Ruth, it seems. — FLORENCE FEELEY Page Fifty-Two 0 3 Boy who did the most for F. H. S. Girl who did the most for F. H. S. Most popular boy . Most popular girl . Most respected boy . Most respected girl . Most promising boy . Most promising girl . Best boy athlete . Best girl athlete .y. Best looking boy . Best looking girl . Best natured boy . Best natured girl . Best mixing boy . Best mixing girl . Noisiest . Quietest . Fattest . Thinnest . Tallest . Shortest . Best dressed boy . Best dressed girl . Wittiest boy . Wittiest girl . Sleepiest . Favorite Sport ... Best Actor . Best Actress . Best boy dancer . Best girl dancer . Best boy student . Best girl student . Best politician . Favorite Ffangout . Favorite course of study . What F. H. S. needs most . What F. H. S. needs least . Best all-around boy . Best all-around girl . Favorite longing . Most popular Freshman . Most popular Sophomore Most popular Junior . Favorite social event . Favorite dance piece. . William Martello . Florence Feeley . Charles Marchand . Florence Feeley . Dale Lutterworth . Mavis Dufresne . Stephen Petroshy . Marion Davis . Charles Marchand . Amelia Daddario . Walter Mostek . Pauline Revell . Walter Mostek . Helen Welik . Edward Johnson . Lucille Costello . Henry Ludwin . Pipina Kirikos . Dorothy Morse . Arthur Martel . Dale Lutterworth . Alice Bishop . Nicholas Rosetti . Evelyn Comolli . Edward Johnson . Margaret Lyons . Leroy Scott . Basketball . Stearns Woodman . Florence Feeley . Lawrence Boylan . Bernice Crandall . Stephen Petrosky . Marion Davis . Howard Temple . Bartlett id Fales . Typewriting . Cooperation . Homework . Nicholas Rossetti . Amelia Daddario . To graduate . Gabrielle Martel . “Mike " Cataldo . Betty Martel . Senior Hop Serenade in the Night Page Fifty-Three Killy Raleig-h ' OH Quiet l tf ws - Dpi Cart. NaBChANI) Gr-r-r H ' H-R ! Page Fifty-Four L.E., L. Marchand L.T., C. Sharon L.G., E. Caron C., J. Kerrigan FOOTBALL TEAM Positions R.G., E. Johnson (Taft) Q.B., C .Marchand R.T., A. Pellegri L.H.B., N. Tavalone (Garneau) R.E., M. Verna R.H.B., A. Masi F.B., N. Rossetti Sweater Men N. Rossetti E. Johnson C. Marchand L. Marchand M. Brogan B. Taft N. Tavalone A. Martel H. Garneau C. Christakes (Mgr.) Letter Men A. DeLucia A. Masi C. Sharon E. Caron J. Kerrigan M. Verna J. Kalunian A. Pellegri Page Fifty-Six football r I ' HE 1936 Blue and White football team experienced a very disappointing ■ - season. The team won only one game and tied two others. The eleven was composed of a great many new players and their inexperience may have been a factor in the defeats. ([ In the opening game the Franklin team received its first setback at the hands of a greatly under-rated Medway eleven by the score of 14-13. Against Shrewsbury the team lost through a lack of good field generalship. Franklin gained more yardage than Shrewsbury, but didn’t seem to have the scoring punch. ([ The only game of the season in which Coach Colbert’s charges displayed the form that was expected of them was the Stoughton fray. In this game the Blue and White gained a moral victory (so called) by holding the heavy, un¬ defeated, Stoughton team to a scoreless draw. ([ The lone victory of the season was gained over the Dean Junior Varsity team in a poorly played game. However, the team ended the season in a hard- fought afifair with Walpole High School which resulted in a 7-7 tie. ([ All through the season the running attack never seemed to attain its real power, but the team always showed a fighting defense. K The team will lose by graduation the Marchand brothers, who have starred in sports all through their four years at school, Nick Rossetti, a rugged full¬ back, Harvey Garneau. a fast halfback, Marty Brogan, a small but mighty backfield player, Ben Taft, a guard, Art Martel, a lanky end, and Ed “One Play’’ Johnson. The Scores Medway 14 — Franklin 13 North Attleboro 6 — Franklin 0 Northbridge 14— Franklin 0 Stoughton 0 — Franklin 0 Shrewsbury 14 — Franklin 0 Dean Jr. Varsity 2 — Franklin 6 Walpole 7 — Franklin 7 Page Fifty-Seven fBous’ basketball T HIS year Franklin High was well represented in basketball. Coach George Colbert entered the team in the Blackstone Valley League for the first time and it finished the season in second place behind Grafton. 1 From the opening game the Blue and White quintet appeared to be a well balanced team. It met each of its rivals in quick succession and emerged the victor until it played Grafton, after which it seemed to suffer a reversal of form for a few games. J All of the league games were closely contested, and a few of the tilts required overtime periods to determine the winner. The team was piloted this year by the aggressive Nick Rossetti and as a climax to a successful season the team received an invitation to the South Shore Tournament and played two opponents before it was eliminated. Players: N. Rossetti (Capt.), L.G.; C. Christakes, L.F.: N. Tcivalone, R.F.: D. McCahill, C.; A. Pellegri, R.G.; M. Robinson, H. Mackenzie, J. Allen, W. Haughey, D. Molloy. Franklin 28 — St. Mary’s 25 Franklin 21 — Norfolk Aggies 19 Franklin 25 - Millbury 12 Franklin 37 — Uxbridge 3 6 Franklin 34 — Blackstone 1 7 Franklin 25 — Norfolk Aggies 35 Franklin 36 — Uxbridge 3 2 Franklin 10 — North Attleboro 20 Franklin 16 - North Attleboro 15 Franklin 20 — Grafton 22 Franklin 25 — Grafton 3 6 T ournament ( Franklin 30 — Randolph 19 Franklin 19 — Blackstone 3 6 Play { Franklin 26 — Attleboro 4 1 Page Fifty-Eight D ESPITE several unforeseen difficulties, the girls’ basketball team had a successful season, winning five out of seven games. The team was handicapped at the beginning of the season when Betty Martel and Quinta DeBaggis, two veterans from the preceding year, were unable to play. Captain Daddario played alternately with Rita Bartolomei and Pauline Anderson in the forward positions and produced an effective scoring combination. The fine defensive guarding of Aurora D’Errico and May Johnson, together with the excellent center work of Rita Guerin. Merle Atwood, and Pauline Revell, showed the results of Miss Beane ' s able coaching. •I Following the custom of previous years, sweaters were given to the Senior varsity players and to the hard-working manager, Florence Feeley. Players who received sweaters are: Captain Amelia Daddario, Rita Bartolomei, and Pauline Revell. The Scores: Framingham 40 — Franklin 30 Attleboro 1 6 — Franklin 1 9 Wrentham 10 — Franklin 25 Senior Color Team 19 Medway 15 —Franklin 13 Wrentham 16 — Franklin 26 Alumnae 23 — Franklin 37 — Franklin 35 Page Fifty-Nine asdball T HE Franklin High School baseball team experienced a very successful season, winning nine and losing only three games. Led by Captain Leo Marchand, the team developed into a hard¬ hitting ball club. J The team was beaten only by North Attleboro and Shrewsbury. They could not seem to be able to shake the " North " jinx. Franklin was beaten at North by the score of 13-3. but put up a strong battle on Metcalf Field where " North " finally won out in an elongated batting contest. All the players have done well, singles, doubles, and home runs, have helped in piling up the runs. Seniors graduating this year include Capt. Marchand, Don Molloy, H. Garneau, and Martel. •I The roster: Tavalone. l.f.; Christakes, 2nd base; L. Marchand. s.s.; D. Molloy, 1st base: Caron, c.; Bartolomei, 3rd base; Verna, r.f.; A. Marchand, c.f.; Erler p.; Garneau, p.; Martel, Bruce, Masi and Mucciarone. THE SCHEDULE: Shrewsbury 4 — Franklin 1 6 Blackstone 0 — Franklin 1 6 North Attleboro 1 3 — Franklin 3 Hopkinton 5 — Franklin 1 2 Medway 7 — Franklin 1 2 Millis 5 — Franklin 1 0 Woonsocket 6—Franklin 12 North Attleboro 13 —Franklin 10 Shrewsbury 7 — Franklin 5 Blackstone 1 — Franklin 8 Millis 2 — Franklin 1 2 Medway 1 —Franklin 14 Page Sixty (©rcljesira T HIS year the Franklin High School Orchestra has labored under the handicap of a few members. However, special music arrangements were made for this group, and the orchestra played for assemblies and the Hallowe ' en Party. •A With money left over from the orchestra concert of last year, a long-needed set of trap drums was purchased. These drums have been available to any student musical group and have been used on occasion by the Junior High School Orchestra, and student dance orchestra. CJ The Franklin Teachers’ Club expressed much appreciation for music furnished by the orchestra for their program. William Martello and George Fitzgerald furnished instrumental solos. A novel arrangement of “Country Garden’’ was one feature of the orchestral program. 1 The orchestra also played for commencement. •I Much praise should be given Mr. Ames for his unlimited patience and untiring efforts with the orchestra. Walter Fresrt Mary Harlow John Schur Doris Carpenter MEMBERS: Ruth Mason Ruth Holmes Stearns Woodman Howard Redpath Austin Brown Adalarde Brown Henry Ludwin Page Sixty-Two iiuuib C T HE exceptionally fine work which has been accomplished by the F. H. S. Band this year was displayed at its best at the concert which took place Wednesday, March 24th. •fl On the various trips, including voyages to Provincetown, trips to Attleboro, Walpole, Wrentham, etc., the band was always enthusiastically received. The school has much, to thank Mr. Ames for in his able direction of the band. Fortunately, Mr. Ames has prepared many Fresh¬ men to replace the great number of Seniors leaving Franklin High. It is not often that a school includes a band of such musicians as those found here in Franklin High. •I If the school continues to have such a band, music will remain at its best. Stearns Woodman Roy Hancock Austin Brown Eleanor Wilson John Jenest Dale Butterworth Howard Redpath Mildred Rhynard John Wyllie Idamae Bormet Warren Rafuse Alden Davis Thomas Parsons Joseph Hunchard Howard Temple MEMBERS: Roy Reid Clayton Burnett Leo Trottier Phyllis Darling Carl Carlson Lauriston Locke Walter Fresn Edna Tuttle Richar d Ralston Tony DePardo Alden Rosa Orlando DiPietro Merton Jeffers Martin Berezin Bertrand Remillard Quido Stello Henry Ludwin Joseph Hippie Eston Fox Katherine Grid Alfred Bernier Edna Boudreau Warren Sampson Ida Estes Elizabeth Kearney Dorothy Morse Howard Thayer Albert Stello Henry Cataldo John Connolly Page Sixty-Three dtrls’ (Ilee Chth T HIS year’s club had a successful season under the direction of Mrs. Marie Riley. Its twenty- eight members sang at numerous assemblies and also at Class Night Exercises. Among their best numbers were: “I Love A Little Cottage,” “Salutation,” and “West Winds.” Marion Adams Ruth Appleby Florence Willert Florence Feeley Anne Crothers Margaret Lyons Evelyn Comolli Ruth Bennett Domenica Vendetti MEMBERS : Phyllis Hughes Barbara Graves Alberta Ober Roberta Doherty Margaret Wilson Beatrice O’Day Marjorie Hamm Anna Patrick Mabelle Drury Virginia Fresn Doris Carpentier Frances Nardi Betty Cornwall Rose Pichierri Dawn Howell Margaret Simpson Anna Murphy Doris Fleming Pauline Chittick Page Sixty-Four Commercial (Club T HE Commercial Club, which is composed of business students, had its first meeting in November and elected officers for the year as follows: President, Helen Welik Vice President, Anne Crothers Secretary, Margaret Lyons Treasurer, Florence Feeley The purpose of the club was not only to provide social affairs for its members, but was also to maintain business activities. The members took over the publication of the Blue and White, the school paper, and with the money made on this successful project they purchased a new steel filing cabinet for the Commercial Department. t| Various members have joined the Gregg Order of Artists by earning certificates in shorthand and typing. We hope the incoming class will carry on this successful work. Marion Adams Ruth Allen Rita Bartolomei Clement Brunelli Evelyn Comolli Anne Crothers Amelia Daddario MEMBERS: Quintina DeBaggis Elena DeNapoli Florence Feeley Marena Kingman Margaret Lyons Dorothy Morse Walter Mostek Thomas Parsons Mary Pisano Helen Welik Stella Welik Pauline Revell Florence Willert Ruth Wyllie Page Sixty-Five Smite Ucmtinutcs (Ebtb A SUCCESSFUL season, with a record membership, was enjoyed by the members of the 1 937 Home Economics Club under the capable direction of Miss Hathaway. The members elected the following officers: President, Pauline Revell Vice President, Alice Bishop Secretary, Arlene Baker Treasurer, Dorothy Morse J The aim of each member was to complete one project before the end of the year. As well as enjoying the social activities held, the Club made them financial successes which made it possible for them to take a trip to Boston. Virginia Eida Arlene Baker Elizabeth Bedarian Alice Bishop Agnes Brisson Eleanor Buff one Bernice Crandall Evelyn Comolli MEMBERS: Marjorie Ford Irene Webber Barbara Smith Marjorie Webber Florence Willert Barbara Graves Mildred Heaton Elizabeth Kalajian Marena Kingman Pipina Kirikos Angelina Marguerite Rita McCahill Dorothy Morse Edna Nason Beatrice O’Day Bessie Riordan Pauline Revell Page Sixty-Six Italian (Elitb A NEW organization sprang up in High School this year, the ” L’ Amerigo” Italian Club, comprised of students from the Italian classes. It proved very successful. The aims of the dub were to inspire enthusiasm and interest in the foreign language, to study Italian art. history, literature, plays, and also to have social activities. The students drew up a Constitution to govern the club. 1 Included in the social calendar was a trip to Boston, where the club visited places of Italian art, the Venetian Palace, Museum of Fine Arts, etc. •J Mr. Joseph DePasqua, teacher of Italian, was voted honorary president of the group. It is hoped that this club will continue to exist next year. Officers chosen for the past year were: President, Maurice Boiteau Vice President, William Martello Secretary, Baldo Gianetti Treasurer, Marena Kingman Page Sixty-Seven tologij (Club T HE Biology Club has completed a very successful year. Although heavily burdened with the band, orchestra, arrd various other duties at school, Mr. Ames very generously devoted a good part of his time to the organization and direction of this club. 1 This is the first Biology Club at Franklin High School and it promises to be highly profitable. Its purpose is to enliven the interest of students in the study of living things. This has been accomplished in many interesting ways, such as field trips, discussions at weekly meetings, and special biology topics. The Audubon tree markers which label and describe the trees on the High School grounds were made and erected by the Biology Club. To climax the years’ activities, a week-end collecting trip for marine specimens was taken to Sandwich, the entrance of the Cape Cod Canal. MEMBERS : Vice President, Lenard Shangraw Nicholas Muccillo Gordon Boucher President, John Jenest Treasurer, Richard Parsons Elmer Hodges Secretary, Tony DiPardo Howard Redpath Ralph Whitney Page Sixty-Eight O UR class has been fortunate during our four years in High School in having a number of accomplished actors and actresses in our group. As underclassmen many of our fellow students were picked to act in plays produced by “Doc” Frazer. •J A play entitled “The Mock Wedding” was presented when we were Freshmen. The cast consisted of Stearns Woodman, Josephine Walsh, Warren Feeley, Clement Brunelli, and Orlando DiPietro. Orlando was the timid husband and the over-anxious bride was Josephine. During our Freshman year the Dramatic Club was organized and members of our group were honored by being chosen to take part in the plays presented by the club. Richard Ralston and Stearns Woodman took part in the play “Prose Preferred” and acquitted themselves nobly. Stearns Woodman also acted one of the leading roles in “Big Hearted Herbert,” the annual school play. Temple. Ralston, Ludwin, Woodman, and Corey, starred in an excellent production, “ A Night at an Inn.” •J During our Junior year, Ralston, Parsons, Pollock, and Ludwin, took leading parts in a play put on for the Band at its annual banquet. The “Circus” was also presented, in which a large number of pupils from our class participated. Among this group were William Martello, Margaret Lyons, Florence Feeley, and Marion Riley. “The Boob” was also put on with Andor DeJony in the title role. Stearns Woodman played very well in " D-298.” fl This year, as Seniors, cur class presented a number of good plays. At the Hallowe’en party the “Tiger ' s Claw,” a comical play, was excellently produced. Dorothy Harris, Mary Harlow, Andor DeJony, and William Martello, played the characters successfully. The play shown at the Christmas assembly was “Birds’ Christmas Carol” and Alice Bishop, Florence Feeley, Lawrence Boylan, William Martello, and Stearns Woodman, participated very well. CJ Plays depicting incidents in the life of Horace Mann were broadcast over the radio in celebra¬ tion of the Centennial of the founding of the first Board of Education in Massachusetts. One of the plays was presented before the State Principals’ Association at Framingham. Seniors who acted in these plays included M. Davis, M. Harlow, D. Harris, F. Feeley, W. Martello, A. Pollock, D. Butterworth. H. Temple. A. Brown, R. Ralston, A. DeJony, E. Johnson, and S. Woodman. •I The Senior Class play, to be presented during Commencement Week, is " Disraeli,” and it promises to be one of the best ever presented at High School. Disraeli . Charles . Mrs. Travers . Clarissa . Mr. Meyers . Sir Michael Probert . Lady Beaconsfield .... Duke of Glastonbury Viscount Cudworth . Lady Cudworth . THE CAST: Stearns Woodman William Martello . Mary Harlow . Marion Davis ... Henry Ludwin . Howard Temple .. Dorothy Harris Lawrence Boylan Edward Johnson ... Dorothy Morse Lord Brooke Lady Brooke Mr. Foljambe Mr. Tearle ... Butler . Footman . Bascot . Potter . Flooks . . Andor DeJony Florence Feeley Richard Ralston .. Walter Mostek ... Leo Marchand . Eston Fox Clement Brunelli Harvey Garneau .. Benjamin Taft Page Sixty-Nine JTTttTt ' VttT; 1 tl TT|| ?T »’fTTTTT »T t T7|’T TTTt ? fTTt TT _ — ' : v v , C ' »: ■ ■ . . . ... . ' ”■ . ... ' . . 11 S93SS9I -J lIBISliliill T HE annual Oskey show, entitled “The Laughing Minstrels " and directed by Florence Feeley and William Martello, proved one of the best ever presented in the High School. On Thurs¬ day, April 15, the production was presented before a “packed house.” •I The black-faced endmen added much to the entertainment with their well-directed “quips” and " wisecracks” to a most capable interlocutor, Edward Johnson. The underclassmen con¬ tributed much to the success of the show by performing in specialty numbers and singing in the chorus. •I A financial success, the show enabled us to produce our year book for a lower price than in previous years. Much credit is due the directors for having the initiative and persistence to make the show such a success. “Doc” Frazer’s help was also greatly appreciated. Page Seventy Jjmttov dllass O N JUNE 14, the Junior Class gave the annual Prom and Senior Reception, and it proved very successful. The gym was beautifully decorated. The program opened with a recep¬ tion to the Seniors, followed by the Grand March, after which dancing was enjoyed to the music of the Worcester Tech orchestra. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS: President — Betty Martel Vice President — John Kalunian Treasurer — Foster Cahoon Secretary — Muriel Young Page Seventy-One )Son} or£ Bridge; Spirit of ' 37 Big- Sissy Page Seventy-Two FAMOUS SENIORS Good occupation . Holy one . Hot water . Shoes . Color . Animals . Actress . Ice cream stand . Plant . Ministers . Chinese laundry . Man of the Forest . Family who lived in Eden . Middle of an apple . Life insurance . Man of nobility . Cereal . Place of worship . Former president . Store in Boston . Foreigner . Song . To bother . Famous organist . New name for the year book . Highways . The life of . Flower . Clever . + . Baker . Bishop . Boylan . Brogan . Brown Fox and Lyons . Harlow . Johnson . Morse . Parsons . Feeley . Woodman . Adams . Corey . Hancock . Kingman . Ralston . Temple . Taft . Raymond . Scott . R eFresn . Harris . Martel . Petrosky . Rhodes . Riley . Rosa . Wyllie CLASSIFIED ADS Wanted — An assistant to do my school work for me while I attend to my social duties. Nick Rossetti. Lost — Five nights of sleep. Henry Ludwin. j{e sjc s|c sfc sf: Notice — Person who can reveal the source of A. Brown’s curly hair is requested to make the fact public. 5ft Jj jJj $1 For Sale — My books on " Rugged Radicalism.” Apply to H. Temple. =t= For Sale — Two yards of F. Feeley’s famous wit — Terms to be settled at a later date. s}c ijc jjc Wanted — A one hour period during which the students can enjoy a nap (defective sleeping) in beds provided by the school. Apply to A. Crothers. For Sale — The crease in my pants. C. Marchand. For Hire — All our blushes and self-consciousness. The Class of 193 7. :)« ;f: s(e SAYINGS BY THE WISE AND OTHERWISE Throw him a fish! . Wal bend my elbow! . I smell cheese! . What is this pleasing personality which I possess! . Oh Horsecollar! . Aw Nuts! . Oh gee! . Let’s weigh ancher! . Is it a good one? Well . One never knows, does one? .. O boy! O boy! O boy! . Oh yeah! . Phooey! .. ' . ... L. Boylan . F. Feeley .. A . Brown .. N. Rossetti S. Woodman A. Daddario . I. Estes A. De Jony ... R. Ralston . W. Martello .. B. Crandall . W. Mostek ..S. Petrosky Page Seventy-Four Mr. Doherty (standing at head of class) : " Anyone in this Algebra class who is man enough to admit his ignorance please stand up.” No response until Henry Ludwin stands up. Mr. Doherty: " Do you consider yourself dumb, Henry?” Ludwin: " Not exactly, but I hate to see you standing alone.” S. Woodman (customer) : " Some ginger ale, please.” H. Temple (clerk) : " Pale?” Woodman: " No, just a glass.” Miss Wiggin: " Why did you walk out of my class this morning?” M. Brogan: " Your lecture moved me.” Miss Holmes: " Alden, use a sentence with T as subject.” A. Rosa: " I is-” Miss Holmes: " Not ‘I is,’ but ' I am. ' Alden (resignedly) : " All right. I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.” Doc: " What is the formula for water?” Kenyon: " H I J K L M N O.” Doc: " Absurd! Who gave you that for an answer?” Kenyon: " You did. You said yesterday that it’s H to 0.” Mr. Ames: " Please give me some prepared monoacetica of solicyboadia.” Druggist: " Do you mean aspirin?” Mr. Ames: " Yes, darn it! I can never think of the name.” Miss Anderson: " Now, if I were flogged, what would that be?” McKenna: " That would be corporal punishment.” Miss Anderson: " But if I were beheaded--?” McKenna: " Oh. that would be capital.” Miss Holmes: " Give me a sentence using the word ’miniature.’ Molloy: " The miniature in bed, you begin to snore.” Doc: " Name a liquid that won’t freeze.” Hancock: " Hot water.” Miss Keefe: " If those who are absent will please raise their hands, I will take attendance. " Mr. Ames: " Frequent water drinking will prevent you from becoming stiff in the joints.” Fresn: " Yes, but some joints don ' t serve water.” Nick: " They say kisses are the language of love.” Mabelle: " Well, why don’t you say something?” M. Davis: " Let’s kiss and make up.” W. Martello: " Sure! You get the kiss and I get the make-up.” Ralston: " What is the strongest water known to man?” Woodman (solemnly) : " A woman ' s tears.” O. DiPietro: " I dreamed I had a job last night.” D. Butterworth (innocently) : " You do look tired.” On the recent history trip, a student, not wishing to miss anything, poked Mr. Patty in the side with his finger and said, " Is that Paul Revere’s statue?” " Oh, no,” came the cheerful reply, " those are my ribs.” Page Seventy-Five thoughts at Parting i Ending this chapter in dear Franklin High, We hid thee, sadly, a lasting goodbye, Parting, departing, ah ! nevermore, To find onr learning at thy door. II Happy, sublime, are the thoughts left behind, Mem’ries of pleasure and labor combined, Ready to meet all struggle and strife Which we’ll encounter through life. III Cheering and cheering for victory’s fame, Winning or losing, good sports in the game. Aiming to serve, our spirit afire, Working for Franklin, never to tire. IV Sing, let us sing, let us join in refrain, Knowing not when we shall meet once again, May God in Heaven watch over all ’Till mem’ries old we recall. By William Martello PAGE SEVENTY-SIX Congratulations to the Senior Class : Compliments The following former Franklin High School students are in attendance at Hill Col¬ lege, Woonsocket, Rhode Island: of Alexander Cameron, William Dumas, Eileen Foley, Alex Galuza, Irene Guerin, Rachel Martel, Victor Mourey, Alberta Nealer, Gerald Parmenter. JOHNSON BUS LINES, This school has the privilege of conferring the degrees of Bachelor of Accounts (B. Accts.), Bachelor of Secretarial Science (B, S. S.), Bachelor of Commercial Science (B. C. S.) and other degrees pertaining to com¬ mercial education. Seniors in this year’s class who may be interested should write for information. INC. -0 - HILL COLLEGE, Incorporated Woonsocket, Rhode Island EDWIN B. HILL, President-T reasurer Compliments Compliments of of J. RICHARD O’NEIL CO. 282 Franklin St. H. T. HAYWARD CO. CAMBRIDGE, - - MASS. JOIN YOUR Y. M. C. A. Gym Classes Ping Pong Compliments Wrestling Badminton of Boxing, Basketball Showers Pool Bowling TAUNTON GAS LIGHT CO. Business Training 59th year begins in September PLACEMENT Service Free to Graduates 2021 employment calls received dur¬ ing the past year. For Young Men and Women BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAL SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRITING BUSINESS AND FINISHING COURSES Write or telephone for Day or Evening Catalog One and Two-Year Programs. Previous commercial training not required for entrance. Leading colleges represented in attendance. Students from different states Burdett College 156 STUART STREET, BOSTON Telephone HANcock 6300 BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1937 (Mains StiOta Photographs That Please 40 Main Street Franklin, Massachusetts Member National Association of Photographers ENGRAVINGS FOR THIS EDITION OF “THE OSKEY were furnished by ADVERTISERS ENGRAVING CO. 126 Dorrance Street, OLIVER’S EXPRESS BEST SERVICE Franklin to Boston Call 19-W or 19-R Compliments of APPLETON RUBBER CO. Providence, R. I. Compliments of FRANKLIN YARN CO. Our Pastry Is As Good As Home- Made and More Reasonable in Cost BUY IT REGULARLY DeBAGGIS D’ERRICO CO. 3 7 Ruggles St., Franklin, Mass. SENTINEL PRESS, Incorporated 17 - 19 Depot Street Franklin, Mass. Printers of this years edition of “THE OSKEY” and other good School Books. Compliments Compliments of of THE L. J. CATALDO BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SAVINGS BANK The Store ' of 9 Dean Avenue Confidence FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSET TS Compliments of CLARK, CUTLER i (i ft V Kd v c 1 McDermott co. DEAN THOMSON-NATIONAL PRESS CO., INC. ACADEMY Franklin. Mass. Thomson Platen Cutting Creasing Presses Laureate Printing Stamping Presses Colt ' s Printing Embossing Presses ATLANTIC Tom’s River Lubrication White Flash Motor Oil 100,000 Miles Peterson Insurance Agency Reliable without carbon removal or motor repairs — we can do the same for your car. INSURANCE WALLACE C. SMITH 43 E. Central St. Franklin, Mass. of every description. Established 18 76 Compliments nf W. K. GILMORE SONS, INC. Coal — Grain Building Material Franklin, Mass. Wrentham, Mass. Walpole, Mass. Norfolk, Mass. Medfield, Mass. Canton, Mass. FRANKLIN LUMBER CO. Paint — Hardware — Cement Estimates Cheerfully Furnished Phone 322 Franklin Compliments of L. F. THAYER SONS HARRIS GARAGE Groceries and Grain Sales — PONTIAC — Service Coal and Wood Diamond Delco Tires Batteries Tel. 229-W Franklin Tel. 8639-W Office 203-14 BELLINGHAM, MASS. Compliments Compliments of of RED MOUNT FARM BRIGHT FARM DAIRY E. B. Parmenter Compliments of DONALD B. CHAPMAN DODGE PLYMOUTH Distributor SALES — SERVICE Compliments of SHERMAN CHEVROLET CO. SERVICE V CHEVROLET r SALES 0 Cottage St. Franklin - 4 1 0 You have tried the rest, Now try the best TURNER CENTRE ICE CREAM BARTLETT AND FALES (We specialize in school supplies) MORSE THEATRE Morse Block Franklin, Mass. Compliments of A. J. CATAL DO SONS Hardware, Plumbing, Heating Clark Square Franklin Tel. — Franklin 2 1 6 Compliments of SUPPLE MOTORS, INC. Hudson — Terraplane Oldsmobile — G. M. C. Trucks SALES — SERVICE We have assisted in the mainten¬ ance of health for the people of FRANKLIN for the past 60 years. 1877 — 1937 We hope to continue doing so. SIMMONS MOTORS Sales Service 9 Summer Street FRANKLIN, MASS. Genuine Ford Parts Telephone 34 Towing W. L. 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