Franklin High School - Oskey Yearbook (Franklin, MA)

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Commencement Exercises FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1938 JUNE, 1938 FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSETTS Commencement Exercises FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1938 JUNE, 1938 FRANKLIN, MASSACHUSETTS Commencement Week PROGRAM QXb Baccalaureate Sermon — June 19, 1938, 7 P. M. Delivered by Rev. Charles F. Richmond Senior Class Play — June 20, 8 P. M. High School Auditorium Alumni Banquet — June 21, 6:30 P. M. High School Gymnasium Senior Class Day — June 22, 7 P. M. High School Lawn Commencement Exercises — June 23, 8 P. M. High School Gymnasium Senior Ball, Lake Pearl — June 24, 8 P. M. President Vice President Treasurer Secretary. Class Marshal QXb CLASS OFFICERS . Foster Cohoon . Mary Elizabeth Keefe . John Kalunian ... Soteria Kehayas . Fred D ' Errico Class Day L? JXL June 22, 1938 7 P. M. High School Lawn e s March..High School Band Welcome Address . Class President, Foster Cohoon Class History.Aurora D ' Errico Class Oration, " Out of School Life into Life ' s School " . Janet Wood Song, " The Barefoot Trail " . ... High School Glee Club Class Prophecy. . Soteria Kehayas Gifts to the Class. . Priscilla Talbot Song, " Sing A While Longer " . . High School Glee Club Class Will. . Elizabeth Martel Class Song. . Senior Class March, " Heigh-ho " High School Band Commencement June 23, 1938 8 P.M. High School Gymnasium oyb Graduation March, " Honor Legion " . High School Orchestra Invocation. Rev. Charles F. Richmond Salutatory, " The Effect of Radio on Culture and Education " . Mabel Berezin Essay, " Modern Use of Air " . Marjorie Conway Essay, " Growth of the Home " .Helen Ustinowich Presentation of Gift to the School .Foster Cohoon Presentation of Awards. Principal James J. Doherty Essay, " Vocational Guidance in High School, " Maurice Boiteau Essay, " Advancement in Therapy " . Barbara Munroe Valedictory, " The Magazine " .Elaine Mourey Presentation of Diplomas. Mr. James E. Mather Class Song.Senior Class Benediction March High School Orchestra List of Graduates QXb CLASS MOTTO " Out of school life into life ' s School " CLASS FLOWER Rose CLASS COLORS Silver and Blue CLASS HONORS Valedictorian Salutatorian First Essay Second Essay Third Essay Fourth Essay Elaine Mourey Mabel Berezin Marjorie Conway Helen Ustinowich Maurice Boiteau Barbara Munroe COLLEGE COURSE Melina Dorothy Accorsi Jacqueline Adams Ruth Elizabeth Appleby Nancy Burton Bailey Mabel Berezin Maurice R. Boiteau Foster Allison Cohoon Miriam Elizabeth Carlson Faye Moody Clark Marjorie Frances Conway Mary Anne Davis Aurora Frances D ' Errico Janet Mabel Florence Drury Daisy Ruth Hancock John P. Kalunian Mary Elizabeth Keefe Myrtle Lougee Annibal Joseph Masi Elaine Mourey Barbara Munroe Roy Edward Reid Paul Marshall Robinson Edith Nancy Rometti Priscilla Allen Talbot Olive Wood BUSINESS COURSE Stella Mae Allen Domenica Jennie Arcaro Alice Mae Blackwood George S. Buckman, Jr. Catherine Chofay Mary Rosalie Corey Corina Mary Corsi Emma Louise DeCesare Elvira Mary DeNapoli Pauline Lucy DiPietro Rita Irene Fontaine Olga Cesira Gazzola Muriel Baida M. Gianetti Soteria Kehayas Elizabeth Georgiana Martel M. Regina McDonald Ethel Ruperta Morrissey Arlene Veronica Ober Phyllis Aline Rhodes Louise Doris Richard Arline Minerva Robinson Everlenna Rhoda Sims Olga Claudia Velluti Mary Esther Walker Lillian Young GENERAL COURSE Joseph Allen Alice Pauline Anderson Meryle Pauline Atwood Marian Ida Barrows Victoria Barbara Bartolomei Edith Evelyn Bates Barbara Virginia Berry Hazel M. Blanchard Marion Lucille Brown Clayton M. Burnett Robert Molton Cameron Lawrence John Carey Edgar Caron Charles Christakes David Joseph Ciccone John Connolly Mary M. D ' Amelio Florence Clare DeBaggis Paul Erler Chester N. Fales, Jr. Walter Raymond Fresn Joseph Gianetti Melvin Orson Graves Arthur Burton Hall, Jr. Marjorie Ruth Hamm John B. Healey, Jr. M. Phyliss Ginhold Hughes Joseph A. Hunchard Mary Esther Innocente Clinton S. J. Jacks James Keagan, Jr. Henry D. LaBastie Stearns Francis Landry Harlan Roderick Mackenzie, Jr. Daniel E. McCahill Francis J. McMorrow Kenneth Rowland Miller Joseph Moleca Albert Molloy Caroline Mary Muccillo Georgette Marie Palumbo Arthur Charles Pellegri Carolyn J. Pisini Salvatore P. Pitasi Floward James Redpath Bertrand Remillard Charles Francis Robinson Charles Willard Sharon Quido Michael Stello Frederick Walter Stobbart, Jr. Natalene John Francis Tavalone Margaret Bernadine Tero Helen Cathryne Ustinowich Violet Mary West H. Kenneth Woodworth Larry A. Zannino Class Song Tune —Song At Twilight (Love ' s Old Sweet Song) I Standing today as Seniors have before, We ' ll keep the Memories for evermore — Of all the days we ' ve spent in happy throng, Friendships to be remembered though we ' re gone, All you have done to make our dreams come true. Proudly, we lift our hearts unto our School. Chorus — Franklin High, we ' re leaving, to attain our goal, With these Memories of you, deep within our souls. You have been our guidance, all these four years through, How we start Life ' s highway, grateful to you, For days in Franklin High. II All through the years we ' ve watched our paths unfold, And quickly by, the years have onward rolled, Teachers as Friends to guide us through each day, Helping us with their cheer to brave the way. So through the years when life seems dark and gray, Memories of School will help us on our way. Chorus — Franklin High, we ' re leaving, to attain our goal, With these Memories of you, deep within our souls. You have been our guidance, all these four years through, Now we start Life ' s highway, grateful to you, For days in Franklin High. Words by Myrtle Louqee THE STEWART PRESS Franklin Mass. 9 St Vhe £em yi Cla i ☆ FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL f93$ RAY SCHOOL FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Joseph (Jbe asqua AMHERST COLLEGE, A.B. DED I C AT E D TO JOSEPH DePASQUA O ur true friend, teacher, and adviser, who by his word and example has offered us encouragement and inspiration so that we may achieve success and honor and who has earned the admiration and loyalty of every student in the Franklin High School. We, the class of 1938, dedi¬ cate with sincerity and respect this, our Oskey. Arthur C W. Kale AMHERST A.B. HARVARD ED.M. Superintendent of Schools (fames fj. Doherty HARVARD A.B. Principal of High School The Oskey Staff BUSINESS MANAGER M. Boiteau SOCIAL COMMITTEE S. Kehayas — Chairman R. McDonald M. Young ENGLISH ADVISER Miss Alice Wiggin EDITOR J. Kalunian ADVERTISING COMMITTEE N. Tavalone — Chairman A. Masi L. Zannino A. Pellegri EDITORIAL COMMITTEE B. Martel — Chairman N. Bailey M. Corey P. DiPietro B. Gianetti M. Hamm B. Keefe E. Morrissey A. Robinson CLASS FACULTY ADVISER Mr. Joseph DePasqua LITERARY EDITOR M. Berezin ART COMMITTEE F. Cohoon — Chairman M. Carlson N. Bailey GIRLS SPORTS A. D ' Errico BOYS SPORTS C. Christakes Page Ten CHARLES F. FRAZER Sub-Master Chemistry, Physics " Doc” is one of our favorite teachers. He has been of great assistance both in class and in our various stage enter¬ prises. His hearty humor will never be forgotten. ALICE WIGGIN English Miss Wiggin is one of our best friends. She is thor¬ oughly familiar with our faults, and through her philo¬ sophic ideals she inspires us to overcome them and to elab¬ orate our virtues. We hope that students for some years to come will derive as much benefit from her efforts as we have. MARION LAWRENCE French, English Miss Lawrence ' s smiling face and friendliness have made her one of the shining lights during our school days and her absence after an unfortunate accident was greatly felt by all. MARION LITTLEFIELD Latin, English, Penmanship Latin and English are given added zest and appeal when taken with Miss Littlefield who rules her classes with a firm but fair hand. Page Twelve PRISCILLA EULLUKIAN Shorthand, Typing Miss Bullukian, as our Commercial teacher, has to her credit the success of the business students. Her chief ob¬ jective is accuracy, and if she doesn’t turn out a group of one-hundred-percent pupils, it is not her fault. ALICE BEANE Girls ' Physical Director " Beanie’’ is a pal to everyone. In her we are fortunate enough to have a teacher who is capable, willing, good natured, and who has the respect of her pupils. No doubt it is the possession of these qualities that has enabled her to produce such excellent teams. DORIS HATHAWAY Home Economics Miss Hathaway ' s keen sense of humor and cooperative nature are the reasons her class-room is the scene of a social- hour after school each day. Many members of our class will profit by the advice gained at these informal chats. JOHN RODGERS Mechanical Drawing, Manual Training Although Mr. Rodgers ' classes are confined to boys, girls seem to envy the boys because of Mr. Rodgers ' genial manner. Page Thirteen GEORGE H. COLBERT Business Practice, Athletics, Civics No matter where you see the coach he has a wise-crack waiting, but this has made him popular with the students. He has done a fine job of coaching and we hope he will be with us for a long time. HOWARD LAUNDRY Boys’ Physical Director % Mr. Laundry has always possessed a cheerful and pleas- way with his students. He is popular with girls and boys both. MARION HOLMES English Because of her willingness to help any pupil to the fullest extent. Miss Holmes has won the respect and ad¬ miration of all her students. Her genial nature makes her a favorite both in and out of class. ROBERT HANCOCK English, Civics, Business Practice, Commercial Geography Mr. Hancock has proved his good sportsmanship by his attendance at school activities and his untiring efforts in aiding the faculty basketball team to be a success. Page Fourteen FRANCES KEEFE Bookkeeping, Typewriting Miss Keefe makes her classes bright by her charming personality. Through her pleasant manner of teaching, the intricacies of bookkeeping have been made comprehensible. HENRY BEANE English, Economics To Mr. Beane we owe the success of the Debating Club. Though he had very little material with which to work, he has, through his untiring efforts, given us a team of which to be proud. GORDON FITZPATRICK Commercial Geography and Law, Mathematics, History Mr. Fitzpatrick has won his place in the heart of every student. He has done an excellent job with the Hand Book, a book of introduction for the Freshmen, and we are sure they will profit by his efforts. DORIS LINDSEY Problems of Democracy, History, Economics Library As a new member of the faculty, Miss Lindsey has proven her ability to gain cooperation from the students. Page Fifteen ROBERT RUTLEDGE History Mr. Rutledge is a wonderful conversationalist, vocalist, and friend. We all envied his incessant energy in teaching history. J. MURRAY STEVENS Science, Biology, Band, Orchestra Our hats are off to you. Mr. Stevens, for your truly re¬ markable work in building up a new band and orchestra from green material. MARIE S. RILEY Supervisor of Music The splendid work of the Girls ' Glee Club is an example of the ability and competence of Mrs. Riley. IRENE K. WIGHT Supervisor of Art Mrs. Wight is a very able member of our faculty and she is always willing to give us the benefit of her artistic ability when we need it. Page Sixteen MARY MOLLA " Good nature and good sense are her companions.” " Where ' s Mary? " This is a question which you never failed to hear when you were in the office, for there was always someone in search of Mary ' s services. She was never too busy to give us a hearty greeting and to supply us with the information for which we were searching. To her goes our sincere thanks for the patience she has had with us for the past four years. Good luck, Mary, and if. at any time, your school days become too much for you, remember, " The days of our youth are the days of our glory ’; we too shall be serious-minded citizens someday. A cknowledgments ' YX ’E, THE STAFF, wish to thank all those who have so willingly given of their time and talents to make our Oskey a realization. Special appreciation is due to the editorial committees for their fine work on the indi¬ vidual write-ups, and to the advertising and social com¬ mittees for their especially notable campaign to finance this book. Above all, may we extend sincere apprecia¬ tion to Miss Wiggin for correcting our material, and to Mr. DePascjua for his supervision and financial advice. To all these, and to any others who have served in any capacity, may we proffer our genuine appreciation and gratitude. Rage Seventeen J7 Jf£_ JZT ' -0 " -0 CLASS OFFICERS President — Foster Cohoon Secretary — Soteria Kehayas Vice-President -— Elizabeth Keefe Treasurer — John Kalunian CLASS COLORS Blue and Silver CL ASS MOTTO “Out of school life, into life ' s school " CLASS FLOWER Rose CLASS MARSHAL Fred D ' Errico COMMENCEMENT DAY HONORS Valedictorian Elaine Mourey Salutatorian Mabel Berezin 1st Essay Marjorie Conway 3rd Essay Maurice Boiteau 2nd Essay Helen Ustinowich 4th Essay Barbara Munroe CLASS DAY HONORS Class History — Aurora D ' Errico Class Prophecy — Soteria Kehayas Class Will — Elizabeth Martel Class Gift — Priscilla Talbot Class Oration — Janet Wood e Eighteen Class Officers President FOSTER COHOON 59 Pleasant Street Franklin “DEACON” “DEAC” “Well formed he was and of a goodly height. Active and strong and valorous in fight. ' ’ “Deacon” is an all-round boy. He has been class president, and center on the football team. His sincere nature enlarges his circle of friends with each new acquaintance. He is always ready to laugh at a good joke. But when seriousness is called for, “Deac” can adapt him¬ self to almost every situation, and as class president he had many chances to display his diplomacy. With all his ability and qualities, his success is assured. Football 3, 4. Junior Class Treasurer 3. Senior Class President. French Club 4. Dramatics 4. Hallowe’en 2, 3, 4. Oskey Dance 4. Marshal 4. Chair¬ man Oskey Art Committee 4. Cap and Gown Committee 4. Vice-President MARY ELIZABETH KEEFE 33 Cottage Street Franklin “BETTY” " Loving the world, and by the world beloved.” “Debonaire,” that one word sums up “Betty.” Blithely she goes her way undisturbed by exams, missing books or even fire drills. Betty has a distinctive savoir-faire attitude about her. No one can resist her gay sallies nor withstand her cajoling when she sets out to have her own way. “Betty” has taken her classwork much more seriously during her Senior year, and we are sure that with her great mental ability, vitality, wit. and natural charm, “Betty” will be a very popular student at 1 rinity College where she plans to matriculate. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2, 3, 4. Oskey Jubilee 3, 4. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. Year Book 4. Christmas Dance 2. Vice-President 4, Page Twenty 3 Secret ary SOTERIA KEHAYAS 11 Garfield Street Franklin “SID” " By many followed, loved by most, admired by all.” Personality-Plus! That ' s our " Sid.’ ' Her fine qualities have won our respect and admiration, while her pleasant manner is proved by her host of friends of both sexes. Blushing is one of her favorite pastimes — especially fourth period — while giggling is another. We know that under ‘‘Sid’s " management the " Oskey School " will be an over¬ whelming success. Her ability in business studies was acknowledged by her classmates when they elected her class secretary. Senior Class Secretary 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. President Commercial Club 4. Italian Club 4. English Club 2. Associate Editor Blue and White 4. Year Book 4. Oskey 3, 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1, 2, 3. Cheer Leader 2, 3, 4. Oskey Dance 4. Tennis 2, 4. Scholarship Dance 4. Treasurer JOHN KALUNIAN Winter Street Franklin " There is no such word as can’t.” A real student, quiet and unassuming. John is always ready to help his many friends in any way possible. His good judgment, keen wit and ready smile constitute the ingredients which make him our most lespected student. John is a talented artist as well, and his drawings show the same precise good thinking which characterizes all his work. With him go the heartiest wishes of his class for a successful future. Baseball 1, 2, 3. Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2. Track 4. Year Book Editor-in-Chief 4. Blue and White Art Editor 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Presi¬ dent 2. Treasurer 4. Vice-President 3. Oskey Dance 4. Page Twenty-One Franklin MELINA DOROTHY ACCORSI 338 West Central Street “RUGGED” “MILLIE” “Always ready, always there, Always ready to do her share.” Surely this maxim aptly fits Melina. In library work she was very efficient, and could unerringly tell you where to find material on any subject you desired. Melina always saw the funny side of anything and thus kept peace and harmony where there might have been a catas¬ trophe. (This was especially true in library periods.) Melina has am¬ bitions to be a telephone operator, and we feel sure no telephone company would get " the wrong number” if it employed her. Librarian 4, Hallowe’en Committee 4, Glee Club 4. JACQUELINE ADAMS 12 Crescent Street Franklin “JACKIE” “Graceful and useful in all she does.” " Jackie” is one of the best-dressed girls in our class. At dances. “Jackie,” tall, slender, and graceful, proved to be very popular. " Jackie” is well-liked by all her classmates, and she certainly is a “swell kid.” A specialty of hers is to make excellent, if somewhat disturbing facial imitations of her classmates and teachers. " Jackie’s” success at Simmons cannot be denied. Orchestra 1, 2, 3. Glee Club 2, 3. Junior Prom (Art) 2, 3. Dramatics 3. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. JOSEPH ALLEN 27 Hayward Street Franklin “JOE” “His quietness of manner belies the mischief beneath.” “Joe,” though one of the more unobtrusive members of the class, thoroughly enjoys the pranks of his friends, and frequently he himself enters into them; thereby proving there is good nature and humor underlying his calm exterior. “Joe’s” basketball playing during his junior and senior years has been a great asset, and will be greatly missed. Good luck, “Joe,” and may your life always be a sportive one. Basketball 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4. STELLA MAE ALLEN 40 Plain Street North Franklin “A tripping dainty miss. With spirits rather high.” Stella is one of the reasons why the vicinity of Caryville is so popu¬ lar. Her cute expression and way of speaking endear her to everyone she comes in contact with. She was often seen around the building followed by a tall shadow who may or may not have been the reason for Stella ' s keen enjoyment in football. Stella wants to be a secretary. We hope you ' ll find an employer, who will appreciate you, Stella, as we do. English Club 2. Commercial Club 4. Home Economics Club 4. Inter-class Basketball 4. Blue and White 4. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Page Twenty-Two PAULINE ANDERSON 151 Union Street Franklin “POLLY” “Smiling and pleasant to all is she Gay as everyone ought to be. " Introducing popular " Polly,” the girl with the infectious laugh. Wherever " Polly” is, there’s sure to be lots of fun. There’s never a lull in the conversation when she is present, and her sociable nature has made her one of the best-liked members of our class. Pauline has been indispensable to the girls’ basketball team since her freshman year, and her sharpshooting has made many a basket for Franklin High. Pauline is not sure what she’ll do after graduation, but she is sure to succeed in whatever she does. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Glee Club 1. Oskey Jubilee 2. Marshal 4. Hallowe’en Party 1. RUTH E. APPLEBY West Central Street Franklin “RUTHIE” “Music is to the mind as air to the body.” Remember how Ruth with her golden voice, could make us float on clouds of ecstasy? Whenever there was any musical entertainment you would be sure to find Ruth lending her talent to make it a success. She took many things seriously but it was the sunny side of her nature that drew the hearts of all to her. We all wish you success, Ruth, in your chosen profession of Church work. Glee Club 1, 3, 4. Library 4. Oskey 3, 4. I30MENICA JENNIE ARCARO 392 Union Street Franklin “BUNNY” “Thought is deeper than all speech.” Jennie is one of the outstanding commercial students. Even short¬ hand and typewriting, which cause many classmates to tear at their hair, do not daunt her. When looking for Jennie you are certain to find Vera close at hand. A friendship such as theirs certainly deserves notice. If anyone is seeking a secretary we can recommend Jennie without any qualms. Best of luck to you. Jennie. Italian Club Secretary 3. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 4. Librarian 4. MERYLE PAULINE ATWOOD 5 Charlotte Street Franklin “And to uphold and cheer the rest, 1 ought to do, and did my best.” Meryle has always been a very diligent worker for the class of ”38,” and has done her duties well. She is a loyal friend. We have found this out while pouring forth our woes to her. Meryle’s record on the Varsity Basketball team has been beyond reproach. She has shown her school spirit by attending and leading inspiring cheers at all games, rain or shine. Meryle intends to be a dietitian and, as we all know, she can certainly “dish it out.” Bicycle Club 1. Track 1, 2. Glee Club 2. Librarian 3, 4. Cheerleader 2, 3, 4. Marshal 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Manager Tennis 2. Prom 3. Oskey Dance 4. Page Twenty-Three 1 hsml NANCY BURTON BAILEY 38 Crescent Street Franklin “Grand to be merry and wise.’’ Nancy is not difficult to write about; her most notable characteristics are definite and delightful. Her quick sense of humor is a perpetual joy. She has a keen intelligence which enables her to discourse elo¬ quently on many subjects, and she insists on taking an unbiased view of disturbing events. Nancy ' s platinum blond hair and blue eyes and wonderful stage presence have made her the best actress in our class. We do not doubt that Nancy will be a most popular student at Wellesley. Orchestra 1, 2. Glee Club 3. Track 1, 2, 3. Dramatics 4. Basketball 2. Vice-President French Club 4. Vice-President Latin Club 4. MARIAN IDA BARROWS Lake Street Bellingham “Good nature and good sense are her companions.’’ Marian is one of the quieter members of our class, but beneath her reserve lie good nature and a ready wit. Marian was liked by those who knew her, because of her extremely likable ways. Marian has ambitions to be a " hello girl " (telephone operator to you). We re giving her this line right now — Good Luck. VICTORIA BARTOLOMEI 68 Chestnut Street Franklin ‘•VICKY” “Never on time, but always there.” Victoria always found it hard to get to school on time. Yet she was always there when it came to classwork. " Vicky " is a strong advocate of bicycle riding for keeping the figure, and her slim, upright figure is enough proof that her formula is correct. We don ' t know what " Vicky " is planning to do. but we are sure she ' ll be there when success is handed out. EDITH EVELYN BATES South Main Street Bellingham “FARMER BATES” “HALF PINT” “Let me have sleek men around me.” Edith is that charming little girl with the big. brown eyes, who hails from Bellingham. She has a smile for everyone she meets, and this, coupled with her pleasing personality, has made her very popular with her classmates. Edith ' s aim is to be a nurse. We feel sure that she will make a big hit with her patients, who will be loath to leave their sick-beds if she is the nurse. Lots of luck, Edith. Glee Club 4. Page Twenty-Four MABEL BEREZIN 3 Charlotte Street Franklin “MAY” “Pure and noble is thy soul, Success and honor mark thy goal. " ‘ ' May” is one of the best students in our class. She knows all the answets on any subject whatsoever, and is not at all hesitant in sharing her knowledge with others. Whenever we were hard up for a little help in anything, Mabel always offered her assistance. She has a deep, sym¬ pathetic interest in people in general. Her traits are harmoniously blended to make an altogether appealing character. Mabel wants to teach and we know that she will overcome any obstacles to reach her goal. Glee Club 1. Latin Club 4 (President). Blue and White 4. Literary Editor Year Book. Dramatics 1, 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Oskey Dance Com¬ mittee 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Jlockey 4. Basketball 2. BARBARA BERRY Mechanics Street Bellingham “BABS” “Her goodness lies within her soul. " Barbara is one of the members of our class who was seen, but not heard. Her demure and lady-like manner made her a favorite with her friends. Her persistence was shown by her average, the third highest in her home-room. Barbara will succeed and go far in her chosen profession. Good luck, Barbara. ALICE MAE BLACKWOOD 92 Pleasant Street Franklin “AL” ‘‘Serious or gay, which e’er it be, Alice is always good company. " Alice has been the pride and joy of all her teachers, especially teachers of English. While the rest of us stumbled over verbs and grumbled about Shakespeare, Alice found little difficulty in these things. She has been a staunch supporter of all activities, enjoying sports and social functions equally. Alice aspires to be a secretary, and her quiet de¬ pendability and efficiency are sure to make her indispensable in any office. Glee Club 2. Commercial Club 4. Basketball 1. Track 1. HAZEL BLANCHARD 159 East Central Street Franklin “RICKY” “Honor lies in honest toil. " Hazel was the modest artist who drew many pictures of her class¬ mates and teachers. Not only could she draw pictures but she could and did draw mail, judging from her frequent visits to the post office. That ‘ ' mail’’ couldn ' t mean “male " could it, Hazel? Lots of luck. Page Twenty-Five MAURICE RAYMOND BOITEAU Moody Street “LAWYER " South Bellingham " Books are but one inlet of knowledge.” Maurice first became a member of our class in our junior year. He quickly took his place as a most active student, having a prominent part in class affairs, and acquitting himself equally well in class work. His deep voice and keen judgment have turned the tide of many a de¬ bate in favor of his faction. We presume that Maurice will hereafter bend his efforts to the practice of law. We can imagine no field for which he is better suited, and his success will only be an assurance of our faith in him. President Italian Club 3. Treasurer 4. President French Club 4. Blue and White 4. Football 3, 4. Dramatics 3, 4. Debating Club 4. Oskey Business Manager 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Prom Committee 3. Marshal 3, 4. MARION LUCILLE BROWN 260 A. Street Franklin “BROWNIE” ‘‘Rather solemn, but cheerful too, Keeping ever her aims in view.” A most friendly and cheerful person is Marion. She is one of the tallest members of the class. Her ability to see far ahead may be the reason for her domesticity. You ' ll need it some day, Marion, and here’s wishing you luck. Basketball 2. Home Economics Club President 4. Marshal 2, 3, 4. Track 1 , 2 . GEORGE S. BUCKMAN JR. Main Street City Mills “BUCK” “Men of few words are the best men.” George is the only boy in our class to complete a business course. Though it meant being surrounded by girls, George hid his shyness and completed the course. George has his future all planned. His intentions are to enlarge his printing press which he has worked on while he attended High School. In this field of endeavor we are assured he will succeed. Band 2, 3. CLAYTON BURNETT 3 Fuller Place “CLAYTIE” Franklin ‘‘Jovial as the day is long.” Clayton’s sense of humor was very catching; for proof, ask Miss Lindsey. Though he did not participate in many sports, Clayton’s ability in ice-hockey was recognized both by his opponents and by his teammates. We are sure Clayton’s virtues will place him high on his ladder of success. Hockey 1, 2, 4. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Band President 4. Page Twenty-Six § 1 ROBERT CAMERON South Main Street South Bellingham “BOB” " What power have , or is it my height?” ' Bob, " in the two years he has been with us, has been among the most friendly and sociable chaps in the class. " Bobby " has always been interested in basketball and his height added to his ability in that particular sport. We believe that a high spot in his high school days was the time when the " Bellingham Farmers,” a team on which he played, defeated a high school team. Keep up your spirits, " Bob, " and you will surely succeed. Basketball 4. LAWRENCE JOHN CAREY 842 West Central Street Franklin “LARRY” ‘‘His faults lie lightly upon him.” " Larry” has been with us but three years, but he has shown us a truly enjoyable person who took life as it came, and never worried seriously about anything. His pleasant ways have made him a worthy classmate. Lawrence’s desire to go to an Engineering School will be fulfilled and his desire for success also. MIRIAM ELIZABETH CARLSON 81 Union Street Franklin “MIMI” ‘‘Colors of every tint and hue, mingle in one harmonious whole.” " Mimi " is always spontaneous and sincere. Her accomplishments are numerous, socially, scholastically, and in the arts. In disposition she is agreeableness personified. " Mimi’s " one fault is her utter con¬ tempt of punctuality. Her friends have learned finally to meet her thirty minutes after the appointed hour. " Mimi " has placed all her drawing talent at the disposal of the class, and the Junior Prom decorations she made were masterpieces. We know she will " wow” them at the Massachusetts School of Art. Dramatics 3, 4. Prom Art Committee 3. Oskey Art Committee 4. Latin Club 4. Blue and White 4. EDGAR CARON 697 Center Street South Bellingham “ED” ‘‘Tho vanquished, he could argue still.” A combination of scholastic and athletic ambition — that is Edgar. His ability in sports is attested by the fact that he was captain of both hockey and football teams. On the gridiron his presence was keenly felt, especially by the opposition. We have no doubt that " Ed ' s” future will be as it has been in F. H. S., an actively successful one. Football 1, 2, 3 (Captain) 4. Baseball 1, 2 3, 4. Hockey 1, 2, 3, (Captain) 4. Page Twenty-Seven osRgfl CATHERINE CHOFAY Center Street South Bellingham " KATE” " This is a girl with a pleasant smile. Everything she does, she makes worthwhile.” Hail, ' Kate,” from Bellingham. Catherine is one of those people who can get along with everyone. She was always ready to do her share in anything that went on. " Kate” is an excellent typist, and we know she will make an efficient stenographer for some lucky employer. We wish you lots of luck in your future work, Catherine, and we feel assured of your success. Interclass Basketball 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Marshal 4. Handbook Club 4. CHARLES CHRISTAKES 2 Garfield Street Franklin " CHRISTY” " A lion amongst the ladies.” Meet Franklin High School ' s best athlete. ‘‘Charlie” has provided many a thrill at the games by his performances in playing an out¬ standing brand of ball. His entire time is not taken up with sports, however, for he is as deeply engrossed with the members of the “fairer sex” as he is with athletics. Undoubtedly the fact that there were always ardent feminine admirers sitting on the bleachers, gave him the incentive to carry on when the going was rough. Good luck, “Charlie,” and may you always have an inspiration. Football 4. Baskethall 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3 (Captain) 4. Marshal 2, 3, 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Year Book (Boys’ Sports) 4. Hallowe’en Party 1, 2, 3. Football Manager 3, 4. DAVID C. CICCONE 91 Chestnut Street Franklin " DAVE” ‘‘Silence outspeaks words.” As one of the less boisterous members of our class, David has cruised among us for four years, causing little tumult; nevertheless his pres¬ ence has been enjoyed, and many a class has been livened up by his dry wit. His two outstanding qualities are his decided interest in sports, and his equally determined lack of interest in the “fairer sex.” Good luck, Dave, and may sports always be your hobby. Baseball 4. FAYE MOODY CLARK 43 Lincoln Street Franklin “Good things come in small packages.” Everyone likes Faye. We like her earnestness, naturalness, and ready smile. But above all, we like her for her obvious sincerity. Faye has proven herself capable by her work in the library. When she took care of the orchestra music, the efficiency with which she handled it prevented any delay at rehearsals. She is jolly and possessed of a friendly good nature toward her fellow students. Faye wants to be a kindergarten teacher and with such qualifications who can doubt her success? Dramatics 1, 4. Glee Club 3. Orchestra 2. Library 3. French Club 4. Inter-class Hockey 4. Page Twenty-Eight JOHN CONNOLLY 230 West Central Street Franklin “JACK” “Oh, what may man within him hide though angel on the outward side.’’ Rat-a-tat-tat rat-a-tat-tat, look who ' s coming, “Johnnie’’ Connolly. “Johnnie ' s’’ ability as a drummer was a great asset to the band, and at any game or parade you could hear “Johnnie” drumming louder than anyone else. After school, “Johnnie " could always be seen riding his bicycle in the vicinity of Dean Academy (incidentally, it was a different girl each day). John hopes to go to some military school and we all wish him the best of luck. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. ‘ Marshal 3, 4. MARJORIE FRANCES CONWAY 61 Union Street Franklin “MARGIE” “Like a picture in a book, Pure and peaceful is her look.” “Margie " is one of those girls whom the word “cute " really fits. She is petite, has big. brown, friendly eyes and a very pretty face. Marjorie has shown her versatility by winning a class honor, as well as winning a host of friends. Marjorie intends to attend Hill College, thence to enter the business world. No employer could find a secretary more efficient, sincere, and ladylike. Dramatics 1, 3, 4. Glee Club 1, 2, 3. French Club 4. Marshal 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Bicycle Club 1. MARY ROSALIE COR EY 20 Ruggles Street Franklin “MAE” “Short of stature, quick of wit.” Small of stature, quick and active, Mary is one of the peppy girls of our class. Her willingness to do work has made her an efficient office girl. Classmates are attracted by Mary’s wit and her ability to snap back answers. Mary is also one of Franklin High ' s most loyal and enthusiastic rooters. She never spared her vocal chords at the athletic games. We hope Mary’s ambition to be successful in business will be ful¬ filled. Freshman Acquaintance 1. Basketball 1, 2. Hallowe’en 1, 2, 3, 4. Prom Committee 3. Home Economics Club 2. Commercial Club Secretary 4. Blue and White 4. Year Book Editorial Committee 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Tennis 3, 4. Track 1, 2. 20 Ruggles Street CORINNE MARY CORSI Franklin “Virtue may be gay, yet with dignity.” Dark, wavy hair, a bright smile, these are some of Corinne ' s better- known qualities. She is always neat and well-dressed. One of the brighter members of the class, Corinne was always at the head of her classes. We shall all miss Corinne’s singing through the halls (and even in class) . The business world will certainly welcome Corinne’s ability. Inter-class Basketball 4. Home Economics Club 1. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 4. Freshman Acquaintance 1. Junior Prom 3. Page Twenty-Nine MARY MARION D’AMELIO 17 Arlington Street Franklin “MICKEY” “Smiling and pleasant to all.” Mary helped in the office this year and proved herself capable and efficient. She is never seen without a smile, and has become well-liked by her classmates. We believe that Mary’s practice in the office will come in handy when she is in search of a position. And we are sure the position will be hers. Marshal 3, 4. MARY ANNE DAVIS 32 Dale Street Franklin “Sweetness is a quality.” Quiet and unobtrusive, Mary was a dependable and loyal friend to all. Her behavior in school was beyond reproach and so were her marks, especially in geometry in which she excelled. Mary’s school spirit showed itself at every basketball game. She always sat down in the front row, rooting quite loudly for a girl who was considered not over noisy. Mary will persevere and make good, in anything she undertakes. Glee Club 1. French Club 4. Inter-class Hockey 4. Basketball 4. FLORENCE C. De BAGGIS 39 Ruggles Street Franklin “FLO” “FLOSSY” “Quietly she goes her way Doing the right thing every day.” Florence is one of our best-natured classmates. She has the faculty of making all friends and no enemies and retaining them like a diplo¬ mat. Everyone likes a girl who isn’t grouchy and this is certainly our " Flossy.” With her in High School, school spirit is an actual thing. She goes to the sports and entertainments with an equal enthusiasm and gives her bit of moral support to actor and contestant alike. With such qualifications, who would doubt the briefness of time which it will take ”Flo” to find her place in the world? Italian Club 3, 4. EMMA LOUISE De CESARE 103 East Central Street Franklin ‘EM” “A smile for each — a friend for all.” A giggle that you can’t fail to recognize, a cheery voice, a pleasing personality — that ' s ’’Em.” She is a favorite with all, but who is the favorite with you, ’’Em?” She is a true friend in times of trouble, doing her utmost to create a cheerful and pleasing atmosphere. She is a true sport, playing the game of life fairly and squarely. Freshman Acquaintance Party 1. 2. Hallowe’en Partv 1, 2. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. _ Oskey Jubilee 4. Inter-class Basketball 4. Inter¬ class Hockey 4. Thanksgiving Play 4. Thanksgiving Dance 4. Page Thirty AURORA FRANCES D’ERRICO 31 Ruggles Street Franklin “ORA” “OKIE” “A good sport is one who plays the gamel To accomplish this has been her aim.” Who ' s Franklin High’s best girl athlete? Everyone knows: it’s ’’Okie!” Franklin has no fear of any opposing team when they have such athletic skill in their midst. She devotes equally as much time to studies as to sports. The word sport truly applies to ’’Okie” — she is a good sport, an eminent follower of sports, and a lover of sport clothes. " Okie” is a class favorite because of her all-around “square shooting.” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Marshal 2. 3, 4. Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4. Oskey Dance 4. Italian Club 3, President 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Oskey Year Book 4. Latin Club 4. Blue and White 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. ELVIRA MARY De NAPOLI 136 Washington Street Franklin “VERA” “VI” ‘‘And hers the silence and the calm.” “Vera” is another member of our class who is seen but not heard. There are many of " Vera’s” classmates who feel they really don’t know her. since she and her “pal,” Jennie, have been inseparable during their high school days, to the point where “they are sufficient unto them¬ selves.” We are not sure if “Vera” is really as reserved outside of school, but we are sure she will be a success in the future, and we all wish her the best of luck. Track 3. Basketball 2, 3. Commercial Club 4. Marshal 4. Librarian 4. PAULINE Di PIETRO Mechanics Street Bellingham “POLLY” ‘‘A dainty miss with spirit rather high.” A jolly, soft-spoken, brown-eyed maid hailing from Bellingham is Pauline. Under her efficient management as Editor-in-Chief, the first Italian newspaper to be published in Franklin High School was a de¬ cided success. T hough a native of Bellingham, Pauline has an affection for Franklin and may often be seen, chauffeurcd in a well-known local bakery truck. Pauline is a great girl, both socially and mentally, and deserves our sincere wishes for a happy future. Commercial Club 4. Italian Club 3, 4. Marshal 4. Year Book 4. MABELLE FLORENCE DRURY South Main Street South Bellingham “MABE” ‘‘For every season she hath dresses fit, For winter, spring, and summer.” Mabelle is always poised, dignified, and unruffled in the face of dis¬ turbing situations. She is extremely versatile. She is interested in music, and has a lovely voice: also we have danced to her piano-playing and shouted for more. Mabelle has a wonderful sense of humor and an infectious smile, consequently she is a very disturbing person to sit next to in class. Mabelle will certainly succeed in the field of music. Giee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. French Club 4. Latin Club 4. Blue and White 4. Oskey Jubilee 3, 4. Junior Prom Music Committee 3. Marshal 3. Page Thirty-One PAUL ERLER 265 Chestnut Street Franklin “LEFTY” “Still water runs deep. " Paul is the dark, handsome southpaw who has been doing the honors on the mound for the F. H. S. baseball nine the past four years. His efforts have been noble, and he has done an excellent job. Paul is unusually quiet, but his friends know him to be a good sport off as well as on the diamond. We don ' t know Paul s plans for the future, but we would not be surprised to see him signing his name on a big league contract in the not too distant future. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. CHESTER N. FARES JR. 20 Fales Street Franklin “CHET” “Let the world slide — what care If’’ Chester is the Beau Brummel of our class. Handsome, full of fun, and always good-natured, “Chet” is one of our most popular boys. Ask any girl if “Chet " has rhythm — she is certain to say, “you bet! " and mean it, too. “Chet " always looks like a page out of Esquire, typi¬ fying what the well-dressed high-school boy will wear. With his knack of wearing clothes he also possesses the self-assurance and manner of a gentleman. It doesn ' t involve much of a risk in saying we’re sure he ' ll succeed. Marshal 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party 1, 4. Maytime Dance 3. Junior Prom 3. Acquaintance Party 4. Oskey Jubilee 3, 4. Hockey 4. Dramatics 3, 4. RITA IRENE FONTAINE South Main Street South Bellingham “RITZ” “Her cheery smiles and sparkling eyes Make many friends where affection lies.’’ Rita is one of our good-natured girls who could always take a joke as well as tell one. " Ritz” always had a cheery “hello ' ’ for everyone. She almost deserted us in her fourth year, but happily she returned and we were all very glad to welcome her again to our midst. We wish you luck, Rita, in whatever you may do, and may you always be happy. English Club 2. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. French Club 4. Luncheonette Cashier 4. Marshal 1, 2, 3. WALTER RAYMOND FRESN 8 Charlotte Street Franklin “WALT” “A kinder friend has no man.” Walter ' s versatility as a musician has been of great benefit to both band and orchestra. When “Walt " rises to speak, his classmates listen intently because they are sure to learn something. “Walt " never recites in school without having thoroughly formulated his answer. In fact, he sometimes ponders so long that the teacher gets tired of waiting, thinking that “Walt " doesn’t know the right answer. Walter has been attending Northeastern University night school this year and expects to continue there, looking forward to a career as an architect. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey 2. Marshal 1, 4. Hockey 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Page Thirty-Two OLGA C. GAZZOLA 73 Alpine Place Franklin “OL” “A friend is another self.” Who is that tall, sporty-looking girl who is always as neat as the proverbial pin? She is none other than our friend. Olga. Whenever you se e Olga, it ' s an even bet that Corinne is somewhere very near. Olga has no plans at present, but we wish her luck and loads of success. Basketball 3. Commercial Club 4. Italian Club 3, 4. Home Economics Club 4. Marshal 3, 4. BALD A MARION GIANETTI 57 Hutchinson Street Franklin “BARNEY” “I shall succeed — ” Introducing Baida, a dainty miss of excessive energy. She was al¬ ways calm and collected and her sense of humor, plus a very pleasing smile, made her a friend to everyone. While in ‘ high,’ ' Baida took an active part in all the commercial festivities. In any classroom she was at her best. Studying seemed to come naturally to Baida, so she found it easy to do her class work and get good marks. May she ever be of the best and so have those things she wants most in life. Hallowe’en Party 1. Commercial Club 4. Italian Club (Secretary) 3, 4. Oskey Editorial Committee 4. English Club 2. JOSEPH GIANETTI Pleasant Street Franklin “JOE” “He is considered so bashful and shy, Indifferent to girls! My, oh my!” A modest, unassuming boy is " Joe.” Although he hovered in the background most of the time, he certainly knew how to hold his own in any classroom. ‘‘Joe” was always considered a “woman hater,” but we wonder. For in his senior year Joe started casting glances at the fairer sex, and especially at a certain freshman. His future plans are as yet undecided, but we wish him success in whatever he undertakes. Football 4. MELVIN ORSON GRAVES South Main Street Bellingham “MEL” “Work a little, play a little.” Whether on the football field or the baseball diamond fighting for the honor of ”38,” or in the classroom , “Mel” was always the same good-natured fellow. " Mel” must like Franklin High School. He left us during our Junior year but returned this year to be welcomed gladly, by the football team especially. “Mel” has his heart set on being an engineer, and we are all most sincere in wishing him a speedy success. Baseball 1, 2, 4. Hockey 2, 4. Football 2, 4. Marshal 1, 2. Dramatics 2. Page Thirty-Three ARTHUR B. HALL JR. Hartford Avenue Caryville “ART” “Friend of all — Foe of none.” All the good things that can be said about Arthur make this assign¬ ment easy. He always dresses well and neatly. Arthur has given much of his time and efforts in serving his school, his teachers, and his fellow students: and in turn he has earned admiration, respect and popularity from them. He is a smooth dancer and a good sport. Now, " Art” doesn ' t like to study much, but we know that won’t stand in his way to success because with all these useful qualities, well, who cares? Football 1, 2, 3. Marshal 1, 2, 3. (Captain) 4. Hockey 2. Junior Prom 3. Dramatics 1, 2. MARJORIE R. HAMM 4 Pond Street Franklin “MARGE” “RED” " Care-free, clever, and sporty.” There is an elfin quality about Marjorie which lurks in her impish glances and infectious chuckle. She is full of life and always ready to comply with any suggestion for amusement. Marjorie has supported the Glee Club four years with her delightful voice. She has a definite idea of what she intends to do " next year” and in the years to follow. She has the foresight, kindness, and cleverness which tend to make a fine nurse. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Oskey Jubilee 3, 4. Marshal 4. French Club 4. Cheer Leader 4. Hallowe’en Committee 4. Editorial Committee Year Book 4. DAISY HANCOCK Chestnut Street Franklin “DAISY MAE” ”Her temper was generous, open.” Hail to our little farmerette from Chestnut Street, happy and care¬ free. Everyone will agree that she ' s a " swell” pal. She enjoys life, yet does not value it. She may have been called " farmer,” but if all farm¬ ers were like her we ' d all want to be hicks. Daisy is an ardent sport and dancing enthusiast and goes for " ducks” in a big way, or is it a ”Butch”-er? Best wishes, Daisy: we know you will succeed in making yourself the perfect nurse. Basketball 4. Debating Club 4. Track 1, 2, 3, 4. Inter-class Baseball 1, 2, 3. JOHN HEALEY 453 West Central Street Franklin “TIM” “Happy am I, from care am free. Why can’t the others be like mei’” Herewith we present our class wit. No matter where you see Johnny (the classroom is not excluded), he is up to something new and pro¬ viding his associates with a good time. John ' s character portrayals in so many of our school productions were masterpieces. Although studies are farthest from his mind, his scholastic ability quite equals that of his acting. If he plays his role of life as well as he has played his part on the stage, h? should be a success, Basketball 3, 4. Football 4. Oskey Jubilee 4, Page Thirty-Four PHYLISS HUGHES Charles River Road Bellingham “PHIL” “PHILAWICIOUS” “PEGGIE” “The cheery smile and sparkling eyes Make many friends where affection lies.” This attractive young miss with the glint of laughter in her dark Irish eyes, hails from Bellingham. ' Peggy ' s” lovely voice has been a valuable asset to the Glee Club, of which she has been a most perse¬ vering member. She is artistically inclined and anyone upon seeing her handiwork will recognize her as an adept artist. She plans to become a commercial artist, a field which is surely open for her particular talents. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Oskey Jubilee 3, 4. Hallowe’en Committee 2. JOSEPH A. HUNCHARD 156 Summer Street Franklin “JOE” ‘‘Never trouble trouble ’till trouble troubles you.” You never see ‘‘Joe " when he is not smiling. He is always ready with a " wise-crack” and this has pepped up many an otherwise dull class. He was especially skilled at delivering oral compositions, if the amuse¬ ment of the class is any indication. “Joe” has been a faithful member of the band for the past four years. We do rot know his future plans, but with his musical back¬ ground he should be a past master at " blowing his own horn.” Band 1, 2, 3, 4. MARY ESTHER INNOCENTE California Avenue South Bellingham ‘‘Silence outspeaks words.” Esther is the girl who left Franklin to live in Bellingham, but she keens all her old Franklin friends. Esther may take an exceedingly long time to grasp a joke, but when she does you are rewarded by hearty laughs. Esther ' s quiet personality and good nature won her many friends, and we feel sure that these qualities will aid her to succeed in whatever she undertakes in the future. Glee Club 1. Home Economics Club 2. Marshal 3. CLINTON JACKS Oak Street South Bellingham “JACKY” ‘‘On their own merits modest men are dumb.” With his smiling countenance and quiet, reserved manner, " Clint” has made many friends amongst the students. " Clint” is looking forward to a future of Diesel Engineering, a field for which his special mechanical talents are particularly suited. Mode) Airplane Club 3. Oskey 4 ' Page Thirty-Five Franklin JAMES KEAGAN 385 Union Street “JIMMIE” “After all is said and done Life must have been made for fun.” If at any time you hear a big noise in the corridors or classrooms, with all those nearby having a good time, you can rest assured ' Jim¬ mie " is " on the loose” again. " Jimmie " did not go out for sports in a big way, but his shouting for the team at games can never be equaled. Although he never let studies " cramp his style, " he is an excellent student and with his forcefulness should be a success in anything he undertakes. Dramatics 1. Marshal 4. Hallowe’en Committee 4. HENRY La BASTIE 22 Maple Street Franklin “FRENCHY” “LALA” “Thought is nobler than speech.” We don ' t hear much from Henry but we would miss a pleasing fel¬ low if we had not known him. Always agreeable and good-natured, he would be found rooting with enthusiasm for the home team every season of the year. Henry is a true friend and this, together with his cooperation, makes him the kind of student F. H. S. likes to have. Although he has not chosen a career as yet, Henry is capable of making a go in whatever profession he chooses to work. So long. Henry! Orchestra 1, 2. Football 3, 4. Hockey 3, 4. STEARNS LANDRY 57 Washington Street Franklin “BING” “Far from the madding crowd’s ignoble strife.” Here is Franklin High School’s own rhythm king. Stearns is an ardent follower of music, and can be seen at all the local dances giving the girls the benefit of his company. Stearns hopes to go to the Floyd Gibbons Radio School in New York. Good luck, Stearns, and in your success may you reach from border to border and coast to coast. Marshal 2. Oskey 4. ELIZABETH LAVIOLETTE 33 Oak Street Franklin “BETTY” “Quiet is of me no friend Give me noise without end.” If you are walking around the corridors of Franklin High School and you hear a lot of noise, then " Betty " is within the radius of a mile or so. Her hearty voice came in handy when she was leading cheers. Often we found her gazing pensively off into space. Then we knew that " Betty ' s " thoughts must be in far Hawaii, and we did not disturb her. " Betty” is a favorite with both boys and girls, and everyone knows she has her serious, quiet moments as well as her happy-go-lucky ones, Oskey 3, 4. Cheer Leader 3. Marshal 3, 4. Glee Club 2. Pace Thirty-Six MYRTLE LOUGEE 90 Union Street Franklin “MYRT” “Music hath charms.” Myrtle finds life full of “ups and downs.” There are times when she just can ' t make up her mind about things, little things; but if anything important is at stake her decisions are quite determined. Myrtle is very enthusiastic over new ideas and new things to do. “Myrt " can entertain her friends with her amazing talent for playing the piano, chortling, and exchanging witticisms. We all wish Myrtle success in life. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Glee Club 1. Basketball 3. French Club 4. HARLAN R. MACKENZIE JR. 104 Union Street Franklin “SONNY” “MAC” “I ' m going to dance my way to heaven.” “Sonny,” Franklin High School ' s heartbreaker, is probably the school ' s best-known personality. His good nature and worldly ways were no doubt increased by his week-ends at Harvard. He has become a well-known landmark here at High School. “Sonny” particularly shines on the dance floor where all the latest steps are at his command. The corridors will miss his cheery good humor. Oskey Jubilee 2, 3, 4. Football 1. Basketball 2. Baseball (Manager) 3. Football (Manager) 4. Dramatic Club 1. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. ELIZABETH MARTEL South Main Street South Bellingham “BET” “BETTY” “Aye, every inch a queen.” “Betty. " with her charm and personality, needs no introduction, for her wide interest and ability in social and class affairs has ranked her among the most popular. Everywhere she goes she is enthusiastically greeted by all. " Betty " has filled many responsible positions during her F. H. S. days, and has proved herself worthy of them. As an athlete she has been outstanding. An all-round girl such as “Betty” can’t help being a success in what¬ ever she undertakes. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Commercial Club 4. Italian Club 4. French Club 4. President Junior Class 3. Class Marshal 3. Editor-in-Chief Blue and White 4. Junior Prom 3. Oskey Dance 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Year Book 4. ANNIBAL MASI 71 North Park Street Franklin “BUTCH” “Fortune favors the bold.” One of these deceiving chaps, “Butch” is quiet and serious to all out¬ ward appearances, but is really capable of much fun-making. He is well-liked by both sexes because of his true friendship and fine sports¬ manship. Although " Butch ' s” future is still uncertain, his ambition is to be a coach. Who knows, he may be coaching in F. H. S. someday. What¬ ever the future holds in store for him, we are sure he will be a success. Football 2, 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4. Basketball 3, 4. Marshal 2, 3, 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Italian Club 4. Oskey Advertising Committee 4. Page Thirty-Seven DANIEL EDWARD McCAHILL 13 Pinehurst Street Franklin “MACK” “Shy at first, but a good sport when known.” ‘ Dan” has won the right to be known as Franklin High School’s " woman hater.” Perhaps his lack of interest in the feminine group was advantageous, however, for it enabled him to put his whole heart into his ball-playing. This he certainly must have done, for his per¬ formances on the basketball floor were outstandingly brilliant and his athletic record is one of which to be proud. We don’t k now " Dan’s” plans for the future, but we wish him the best of luck in whatever he undertakes. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4. Golf 2, 3, 4. M. REGINA MCDONALD 38 Oak Street Franklin “REGGIE” “REG” ”When Irish eyes are smiling.’’ A cute Irish coquette is she. Her pleasing personality and keen wit make her the life of every social gathering. If you, too, want to be the life of the party, take lessons from " Reggie.” Whenever work had to be done, Regina was right there, and many a committee has benefited by her participation. Her ability in bookkeeping was shown by the capable way she handled the lunchroom accounts. Our best wishes for your success, Reggie. Glee Club 1. Hallowe ' en Party 1. Class Treasurer 2. Sophomore Dance Committee 2. English Club 2. Junior Prom Committee 3. Acquaintance Party 4. Scholarship Dance 4. Commercial Club 4. Cafeteria Bookkeeper 4. Blue and White 4. Social Committee Year Book 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. Senior Hop Committee 4. FRANCIS McMORROW Lincoln Street Franklin “GEE” “He relished a joke and rejoiced in a pun.” " Gee” is one of Franklin High School’s " ladies’ men,” his favorite pastime being that of playing guard to the cashier at the lunch counter. We are not sure of Francis’ future plans but with his ability to handle figures, we should not be greatly surprised if he should attend some business school. He would certainly make an excellent book¬ keeper. Hallowe ' en Party 4. Maytime Dance 3. Social Committee 4. Cap and Gown Committee 4. KENNETH MILLER 106 Peck Street “BING” Franklin “None but the brave deserve the fair.” Kenneth is one of the quieter members of our class but he is very popular with his classmates, who know and appreciate his reserved manner. Although his favorite pastime was entertaining members of the fairer sex, he must have done his share of studying for he was a good student, particularly in sciences and mechanics. Kenneth hopes to go to New England Aircraft School next fall. With his practical nature we are sure that his plans will never crack-up. Page Thirty-Eight JOSEPH MOLECA 434 King Street Franklin “JOE” “A soul so gallant A mind with talent.” " Joe” is one of the three boy students in the class who were on the honor roll. He never seemed to be burdened by homework, yet he al¬ ways had it done, and it must have been done well, too. Though " Joe” did not go out for sports to any great extent, he did play in the inter-class basketball tournament, and acquitted himself nobly. We do not know " Joe ' s” plans for the future, but we do know anyone as capable as he, is bound to succeed. Freshman Party 1, 2, 3, 4. Basketball 3. Hallowe ' en 1, 2. JAMES ALBERT MOLLOY 55 East Central Street Franklin “PEE WEE” " The days of our youth are the days of our glory.” " Pee Wee " is one person who makes listening to an oral composition a pleasure. His amusing narratives have kept the class in gales of laughter throughout the period. " Al " has quite a passion for automo¬ biles and we should not he surprised to find him " president " of a lead¬ ing garage in Franklin. Good Luck and happy motoring, " Al. " ETHEL RUPERTA MORRISSEY 128 Emmons Street Franklin “DIMP” ‘‘She keeps her sunny side up And lets the rest of the world go by.” Ethel is our tall, slim classmate with the peaches and cream com¬ plexion. Her congenial nature has given her many friends and her loy¬ alty has kept them. She has always been ready to join in any goings- on, and has been an ever-ready worker for the class. Ethel has the faculty of applying herself to any situation, and we are sure she will readily find a place in the business world, which she plans to enter. Glee Club 1. Hallowe’en Party 1. Thanksgiving Dance 4. Blue and White 4. Year Book Editorial Committee 4. Commercial Club 4. English Club Sec¬ retary 2. ELAINE MOUREY 356 King Street Franklin “LILIE” ‘‘Quietly she goes her way Doing the right things every day.” Elaine is one of those deceiving people who to all outward appear¬ ances are serious and stilted; however, her friends know her to be a grand sport and always ready for a good time. She has always been an outstanding member of the class. Recogni¬ tion of her ability was proved when her classmates voted her the most promising and most respected senior girl. Elaine is hoping to he a private secretary, and lucky is the executive who is to obtain her services. Secretary Sophomore Class. Latin Club 4. Secretary French Club 4. Basketball 2. Hallowe’en Party 1, 2, 3. Page Thirty-Nine CAROLINE MARY MUCCILLO 55 Arlington Street Franklin “CARRIE” “A stitch in time saves nine. " Caroline is one of those domestic girls, who has been a shining light in all Miss Hathaway ' s Domestic Science classes all through high school. The pretty dresses she has fashioned with her clever hands would make Adrian envious. Caroline has no definite plans for her future, but we know one field for which she would be excellent. Marshal 1. Hallowe ' en Party 1. Home Economics 2, 4 (Treasurer). BARBARA MUNROE 184 West Central Street Franklin “BARB” " An abridgment of all that was pleasant in woman. " " Barb’s " activities are extremely numerous and varied; but she is always calm even in the face of an avalanche of tasks confronting her. She is a person of strong likes and dislikes — of blunt truthfulness. She seems to combine all the open frankness and candid wiles of a child with the judgment and stability of an older and wiser person. She has a great interest in pharmacy, and we know she can not but succeed with all her ability. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 3, 4. Band 2, 3, 4. Treasurer of Band 4. Blue and White 4. French Club 4. Senior Hop Committee 4. Debating Club 4. Marshal 3, 4. ARLENE OBER . 29 Lewis Street Franklin “SANDY” " A cheery lip. a bonny eye, a passing pleasing tongue. " Presenting the very spirit of Erin, " Sandy " Ober. Whenever " Sandy” started to give an oral composition, everyone gave her eager attention. Well the class remembered the humorous stories such as the " Baked Cat. " and similar tales told by her! Arlene is the reason so many of the nearby towns lose some of their population at certain times, said population speeding to Franklin and Lewis Street. She wants to be a bookkeeper. May she have as much luck in keep¬ ing books as she did in making and keeping friends. Commercial Club 4. GEORGETTE M. PALUMBO 136 Waehusett Street Franklin “GEORGIE” " You may break, you shall not bend. " Georgette was a quiet girl in our class, but it was indeed a great pleasure to have her with us. Georgette’s willingness to help in any way, and the genuine sincerity with which she did things made her a delightful person to know. Georgette was the type of girl who never caused her teachers any trouble and we know that in her future work, whatever it may be, she will be a model of behavior and decorum. Oskey 1. Italian 3. Page Forty ARTHUR CHARLES PELLEGRI 36 Ruggles Street Franklin “ART” " Rugged, steadfast, and tall ' Art ' is the favorite of all. " It must be Arthur ' s cooperative nature and sturdy physique that won him so many friends in F. H. S., and in neighboring towns (which he inhabited nightly). He was always good-natured and never refused to do a friend a favor. “Art” is a star athlete and we have profited greatly for the past four years by his physical prowess. We don’t know “Art’s” plans for the future, but we know that if he continues to “play ball” in the right manner his success is certain. Football 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4 (Captain). Baseball 3, 4. Golf 3. Italian Club 4. Cap and Gown Committ ee 4. Hockey 1. Marshal 4. Oskey Com¬ mittee (Advertising). Oskey Jubilee 4. Hallowe’en Committee 1. CAROLYN J. PISINI 92 Lewis Street Franklin “CAREY” " She shall be as sportive as a fawn. " » “Carey” may be diminutive, but her lack of height has not hindered her at all in the way of sports. Basketball teams especially, have profited by “Carey’s” nimbleness. She will also be missed in track. “Carey " has no definite plans for her future, but we wish her the best of luck. Basketball 1, 2. 3. Glee Club 4. Track 1, 2, 3, 4. Inter-class Hockey 4. Inter-class Baseball 4. SALVATORE P1TASI Pine Street Franklin “SALLY” " Why art thou silent? " A quiet, unassuming fellow, noiselessly bubbling over with earnest¬ ness and seriousness of purpose — this is Salvatore. Although Salvatore created no great stir while in high school, he was well-liked by his fellow students. Few, if any, know of Salvatore’s plans for the future, for appar¬ ently he believes “silence vaut mieux.” But whatever walk in life he chooses, we are all with him wishing the best of luck. Junior Prom Committee 3. Italian Club 3. HOWARD JOSEPH REDPATH 163 East Central Street Franklin “HOWIE” ‘‘Power to start, power to finish Airplanes are an obsession with Howard. He spends his leisure hours leading about and making model airplanes, and is always talking about them. We all envy him his knowledge, and are sure he will be a success after he attends the New England Aircraft School where he plans to add to his knowledge. Howard has been an ardent supporter of the band and his trumpet¬ playing will be greatly missed by those who have had an interest in that organization. Good luck. Howard, and may you always have high ideals. Hallowe’en Party 1, 3. Band 2, 3, 4. Commander of Model Airplane Club 2. Orchestra 3, 4. Vice President of Model Boat Club 4. Hockey 4. Page Forty-One ROY EDWARD REID Blackstone Street Bellingham “REIDY” “I will be prepared and my chance will come.” Roy was a quiet sort of fellow while in F. H. S. He was brilliant in all his subjects but he absolutely " shone ' ' in chemistry and physics; if you don’t believe us, ask " Doc. " Electricity has been Roy’s pride and joy for years. While in school he became " Doc’s " right-hand man in managing stage and lighting effects. Roy intends to be a radio expert. Here’s more static to you, Roy. Orchestra 1, 3. Band 2, 3, 4. Marshal 4. BERTRAND REMILLARD Scott Hill Road South Bellingham “BERT” " We should all be happy as kings.” Here is " Bert. " another of our good-looking, good-natured students from Bellingham. " Bert ' s " sobbing sax has been a welcome asset to the orchestra. He has always enjoyed school social functions and attended all of them, as well as making it possible for others to attend. " Bert " plans to attend Burdett College to continue his business career, in which field we are sure he will succeed. Band 3, 4. Orchestra 4. Oskey Jubilee 4. PHYLLIS ALINE RLIODES Lake Street South Bellingham “PHIL” ‘‘From the crown of her head to the sole of her foot, she is all mirth.” " Phil” was the joy of the class. There was never a dull moment when she was around. She won the title of " wittiest girl " and it was certainly merited. Remember how the girls would ask her to tell an¬ other joke! But Phyllis had her serious moments once in a while, and really got down to business. With her lively and witty personality, we know that Phyllis will succeed in any future work, and we wish her the best of luck. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. LOUISE DORIS RICHARD Elvira Street South Bellingham “LOU” ‘‘Fair she is, of that mine eyes be true And true she is, as she hath proved herself.” Louise needs no introduction for everyone knows her. Louise be¬ lieved in having a good time. Dancing is one of her favorite pastimes, which explains the fact that she was always in demand at socials. Many of " Lou ' s " very chic clothes were her own handiwork. The class has profited by her participation on the girls’ basketball team and on several committees, and we are sure the world will profit by her business ability. Basketball 1, 2, 4. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Senior Hop Committee 4. Commercial Club 4. French Club 1. Marshal 1. 2, 4. Blue and White 4. Scholarship Dance 4. Track 1, 2. Tennis 2, 4. English Club 2. Page Forty-Two Franklin 75 Marvin Avenue ARLINE ROBINSON “BOBBY” " A friend when friends are wanted most.” Cheerful and witty and full of ambition is Arline. She was always ready to help a friend in need. She was a real asset to the Commercial Department for it seemed that she was always cutting and running off a stencil. A jumble of queer noises, a wrong note, yes it’s Arline tuning up to render forth her excellent trumpet-playing. Whether she goes into the business world or chooses other lines of endeavor, we wish her every possible success. Band 3. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. Library 4. Hallowe’en Party 4. Year Book Handbook Club 4. CHARLES ROBINSON 273 Lbiion Street Franklin “CHARLIE” “A man of any occupation. " " Charlie” was one of our best-natured classmates. He had a passion for betting and frequently he could be seen making a bet with some classmate -— particularly over the result of a game. He is known as Franklin High School ' s " shoe-shine boy. " for it is at this task that he worked in his leisure hours. We don’t know his plans for the future, but if " Charlie " continues to " shine " as he has in the past, he is sure to find success. MARSHALL ROBINSON 18 Martin Avenue Franklin “MARSH” “A comrade blithe and full of glee Who dares to laugh out loud and free. " Where is that familiar clatter of wooden heels? We heard those feet on the gridiron, we heard them on the hardwood, and what girl wouldn ' t like to accompany the silent smoothness of those same feet on the dance floor? Marshall is always willing to help a fellow student. F. H. S. will miss you, " Marsh,” but we won’t forget you because someday we shall all be reading your column in the paper! Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4. Football 2, 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Basel all 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1. 2. Hallowe ' en Committee 1, 2, 3. Freshman Acquaintance 4. French Club 4. EDITH NANCY ROMETTI Corbin Street Franklin “EAD1E” ‘‘Serious or gay, which e’er it be, Edith ' s always good company. " If you hear anyone humming a popular ditty; or if someone bursts out with a little giggle at a crucial moment in class, you know it ' s Edith. A good companion as well as a good student, she amazed with her wit those who knew her not, for she was very conservative in appear¬ ance. Edith’s favorite song is " Where’s Elmer?” We wonder why. As her vocation she has chosen nursing, a wonderful profession in¬ deed. Best of luck, Edith. French Club 4. Hallowe’en Committee 4. Librarian 4. Marshal 4. Page Forty-Three CHARLES SHARON R. F. D. Wrentham “DUCK” " Happy-go-Lucky ” " Handsome is as handsome does, " and that does apply to " Charlie.” His eyes are like twin stars in heaven! Oops! Pardon me, I’m for¬ getting my purpose. " Charlie " can no more help his eyes than the girls can help themselves from them. " Charlie " has other gifts, how¬ ever! A sense of humor that keeps those eyes twinkling; an ever¬ present good nature; and a firm belief in helping the other fellow. He was always ready to lend both time and car to help the various teams of F. H. S. and the teachers well appreciate his valuable assistance. Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2. Marshal (Lieutenant) 2, 3, 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance 4. Basketball Manager 4. EVERLENNA RHODA SIMS Pleasant Street South Bellingham “NINI” “A springy motion in her gait — a rising step. " " Nini " is certainly an asset to the Commercial Department. Have you ever seen her at a typewriter? She always came through with flying colors in speed tests. " Nini " is a peppy girl, always rarin ' to go, and always ready to help anyone in difficulty. We certainly shall miss her good-natured ways, and we know that those flying fingers will make her an efficient secretary for a fortunate employer. Inter-class Hockey 4. Inter-class Basketball 4. Commercial Club 4. Mar¬ shal 4. Blue and White 4. Hallowe’en 1. Handbook 4. QUIDO M. STELLO 51 Chestnut Street Franklin “BUDDY” “Of soul sincere, In action faithful.” Quido is one of the few lads who have the respect and friendship of both the students and the faculty. It must be his genial and conscien¬ tious manner and his willingness to be of assistance at any time, which has won him this recognition. He has been faithful as a member of the band and as a lieutenant marshal, and on the football field his fighting character has merited him approval. We don ' t know Quido’s plans for the future but with his deter¬ mination and sportsmanship he is sure to succeed. Football 4. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Secretary of Band 2, 3. Business Manager of Band 4. Marshal 1, 2, 3, 4 (Lieutenant 4). Words of F. II. S. " Victory” Song 3. FRED STOBBART 140 Summer Street Franklin “FLASH” " I am sure care is an enemy to life.” " Freddy " is Skeezix come to life! Even to the cowlick and the stray lock which falls rakishly over his right eye. and to the flivver he drives around so skillfully and which occasionally runs out of gas. Course we don ' t know quite who Nina is, because " Freddie " is a versatile lad and his interests do not center on any one girl. He is very good-natured and happy-go-lucky, though he has a serious side too. He wants to be a landscape architect and, as he explains, " that covers a lot of ground. " Airplane Club 2. Boat Club 4. Page Forty-Four Si osml PRISCILLA ALLEN TALBOT 14 Pleasant Street Franklin “TILLIE” “PAT” “Merry and cheery, always gay. Happy to smile and light your way.” Ti 11 ie ’ is characterized by good humor, vivaciousness, and her sparkling personality. She is charming and friendly to everyone, and that probably accounts for her large number of friends. Priscilla may surprise you sometimes and suddenly become a very serious and diligent student. She is very enthusiastic about all sports, especially basketball. Her goal is a business career and we are confident that her business associates will be attracted by her numerous virtues. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. French Club 4. Latin Club 4. Debating Club 4. Cheer Leader 4. Dramatics 3, 4. Blue and White 4. Marshal 2, 3, 4. NATALENE TAVALONE 14 Wachusett Street Franklin “NAT” “He is given to sports, to gayety. And much company.’’ When the words " little, but oh my, " were first uttered, the speaker must have had " Nat " in mind, for this phrase is truly descriptive of Franklin High School ' s best all-round boy. Whenever you see him he is surrounded by members of both sexes, all of whom enjoy his keen sense of humor. When participating in some sport he and his excellent playing are ever the center of attraction. We hope " Nat’s " ambition to be a coach is fulfilled. Football 1 (Assistant Manager), 2, 3, 4. Basketball 1 (Captain), 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2 (Assistant Manager), 3, 4. Italian Club 3, 4. Year Book Com¬ mittee 4. Senior Hop Committee 4. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en, Party Committee 4. Marshal (Lieutenant) 4. MARGARET BERNADINE TERO 24 Oak Street Franklin “BERNIE” “There ' s fun in everything we meet.” Introducing " Bernie,” commonly known as the " Terror. " While " Bernie " is around, Gracie Allen had better look to her laurels, for " Bernie ' s” wit and wisecracks keep her fellow students in continual laughter. " Bernie " has been a familiar and welcomed figure at all school activities to which she has given her loyal support. The Nursing profession will admit " Bernie” willingly to its ranks, for her high spirits and sympathetic nature are what it needs. Glee Club 1. Oskey Jubilee 4. HELEN CATHRYNE USTINOWICH 107 Pond Street North Franklin “IIAL” “Sensible people find nothing useless.” Quiet and dignified, that ' s Helen, the answer to any teacher ' s prayer. She was always on the spot doing her best, especially in library work. In the sewing class she turned out lovely dresses and finery. Helen stood high in all her classes as the honor she received proves. From the appearance of the lovely diamond on her engagement finger, Helen will soon be taking a walk on the " bridal path " midst orange blossoms and wedding bells. Lots of luck, Helen. Marshal 2, 3. Hallowe’en Committee 3. Home Economics Club 2, 4. Libra¬ rian 3, 4, Page Forty-Five fogKtP OLGA CLAUDIA VELLUTI 39 Alpine Place Franklin “VELUTE” “Good nature and good sense were her companions.” Olga is a brunette beauty with fresh and natural color, and ability to acquire friends, which makes her a delightful person to meet. “Velute’s " talent in dressmaking is well known and her nimbleness with needle and thread have been the envy of less fortunate friends. She has ambitions to become a bookkeeper and we know that she will be a success, although she has a decided preference for " Red ' ' — ink. Commercial Club 4. Secretary Home Economics Club 4. Blue and White 4. Italian Club 3. Hallowe’en Committee 1. Marshal 4. MARY ESTHER WALKER 39 Alpine Place Franklin “ES” “DIMPIE” __ “Wise and witty, pleasing and pretty.” Mary is one of those very lively sMs, showing this trait to advan¬ tage in economics class, especially. " Dimoie” is an ardent swing fan, and is well acquainted with all our " swing” bands. Her essays and compositions long have been the enw of less gifted friends. Mary would like to take up journalism, and her success in this field cannot be doubted. The best of luck, Mary. Who knows? Maybe you ' ll write a best seller some day. English Club (Secretary! 1 Hallowe’en Partv 1. Junior Prom 2. Thanks¬ giving Dance 4. Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. VIOLET MARY WEST 40 Cottage Street " Franklin “VI” " Live while you live and then Die and be done with it.” " Vi " believes in getting all the fun she can get out of life, and is always planning some new amusement for her friends. " Vi " has been one of " Beanie’s” standbys during dancing classes, willingly playing the piano, though, being a good dancer herself, she mivht have preferred to dance. Violet has a wide circle of friends and is never without a male escort at social functions. Good luck and good times, " Vi!” JANET OLIVE WOOD 406 East Central Street Franklin “JANET” ‘‘Good luck comes to those who bring sunshine wherever they may go.” Janet’s demure and quiet appearance hides a delightfully fiery spirit. Her interests are those of her friends; their joys and worries are hers, too. She makes friends easily and keeps them for her generosity and jolly good-nature are unbounded. Many times during our school-days Janet has entertained us by her readings. (Remember " A Model Letter to a Friend?”) Janet intends to go to a business school, but has not as yet selected it. Lots of luck. Dramatics 1, 3, 4. French Club 4. Marshal 4. Oskey School 4. Hallow¬ e ' en Party 2. Bicycle Club 1, Pace Forty-Six H. KENNETH WOODWORTH 5 Summer Street Franklin “KENNEY” “Quite from the main opinion he wanders.” Kenneth is the lad who possesses an arguing complex. No matter what class he was in. he could always assume a contrary view-point and discuss his ideas with the best of them. It was not uncommon for him to come out the victor. Besides being a brilliant conversationalist he had a passion for playing practical jokes — especially on the teachers. With his philosophical and witty nature Kenneth will undoubtedly be successful in whatsoever field he enters. Oskey Jubilee 2, 3. Hockey 4. MURIEL LILLIAN YOUNG 45 Union Street Franklin “MOMO” “She is pretty to walk with And witty to talk with.” It is really a pleasure to introduce Muriel, one of our sweetest and prettiest girls. Muriel always seemed to be enjoying herself. No matter what the situation, she never appeared troubled, and was constantly flashing that cute smile of hers. Muriel has been a loyal member of the class, has served on many committees, and as secretary in her junior year. Muriel intends to be a secretary. Her fortunate employer will have an attractive and efficient secretary. Secretary Junior Class 3. Commercial Club 4. Senior Hop Committee 4. Oskey Social Committee 4. Cap and Gown Committee 4. Marshal 4. Blue and White 4. English Club 1. LARRY ZANNINO 34 Lincoln Street Franklin “ZIP” “A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the best of men. " Introducing " Zip. " our good-natured and happy-go-lucky Boston " wit. " With his humorous and jovial manner he won the hearts of his fellow classmates. " Zip " was the advertisement of what a well- dressed man should wear. Boston Latin will claim " Zip” next fall whence he will pursue studies at some medical school. Good luck, Larry, and may the memories of Franklin High School always be with you. Marshal 1, 2. 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. French Club 4. Hallowe’en Com¬ mittee 1, 2, 3. Oskey Advertising Committee 4. EILEEN CATALDO Worsted Street F ranklin “A Smile for Everyone.” Here is the girl whose smile melts your fancy, who is as happy as the day is long, full of mirth, sociable and sympathetic. Her good humor and effervescent spirits livened up many a dull day. Eileen was always with a fun-loving group, and a giggle generally announced her presence. Page Forty-Seven SENIORS AS JUNIORS Page Forty-eight Ye History Of “38” N°w it all came about in ye long ago; in ye clays of coal shortages and taxes. And a school there was, yclept Franklin High, a goodly institu¬ tion, as schools went in that time. And now tidings spread throughout ye town and adjacent villages that ye sign of zodiac bespoke of school’s re¬ opening and of many things of interest to mortals then. And this news spread more rapidly each day. •I Now there was ye multitude of youthful mortals who called themselves students, flocking, for ye first time, to ye high school from all corners of ye town and neighboring villages. And of ye multitude membering one hundred and eighty-eight there were several maidens passing fair and several youths of tender years with smooth cheek untouched by ye certain instrument of torture known in those benighted times as ye Gillette. And it came about that on ye following day ye students procured books and pencils and ye multitude was known as ye excited Freshmen, but after ye first two weeks of homework their ardor did verily die down. And thuslv it came to pass that ye class of 1938 did become installed in ye F. H. S. in ye fall of ’34. CJ Ye sophisticated seniors did verily bend low to provide ye Acquaintance Party for ye fickle Freshmen. And ye Frosh did unlimber their pedal mon¬ strosities (those who could), and ye tagged dancers did shake ye mean hoof. And ye next event of interest was ye Hallowe’en Party and great was ye fun provided since much punch and cake was consumed and side shows were in their midst, but ye upperclassmen bespoke of the proverb, “ye children should be seen but not heard.” And ye proverb did hold a dark cloud over ye Frosh. 1 However, their wrath was appeased for ye news spread about that Thanks¬ giving Day was near and ye Freshmen did win more respect after presenting ye customary Thanksgiving assembly. 1 Now it came to pass that ye inexperienced Freshmen did become ac¬ quainted with ye unholy things which students with a nimble tongue in cheek, did call “Exams”; thusly cramming was in order for ye fateful days and ve lamps of Phoebus shone dully when ye teachers (whose cry it was in those days, “They shall not pass”) did reward their efforts with forties and fifties. But these days did end. Page Fifty 0 1 e school term verily did come to ye sudden end and they became ye full- fledged Sophomores. And ye body, being independent, decided to carry on class meetings and ye following officers were elected: President, John Kalunian; Vice President, Barbara Munroe; Treasurer, Regina McDonald; Secretary, Elaine Mourey. Ye class rings were also chosen and Priscilla Talbot and John Healey and Barbara Munroe took ye matter in hand. 1 This term found ye Sophs favorably represented in ye athletic activities. John Kalunian was established in Football, Clayton Burnett and Richard Sewell in Ice H ' ockey, and Nat Tavalone, Paul Erler, Edgar Caron, and Charles Christakes in Baseball. •I Now time did fly and ye group composed ye Junior Class. Though ye con¬ tentment was great, could it seem credible that they were Juniors already? Ye responsibilities did verily pile up now. ][ Ye officers elected were: Betty Martel, President; John Kalunian, Vice President; Muriel Young, Secretary; and Foster Cohoon, Treasurer. On ye return from ye spring vacation ye school hours were changed from ye 8:30 A.M. to 2:45 P.M., to ye one session schedule, 8:15 A.M. to 1 :15 P.M. In order that ye Seniors might lower the price on the year book, the Oskey Minstrel Show was produced and many of ye Juniors took part. Now ye long-anticipated Junior Prom made its appearance and ye Junior Class did provide for the Seniors ye beautiful vineyard and ye grapes did acquire ye realistic touch as a result of Mrs. Wight’s incentive and ye labors of ye art class. ]] And in return ye Seniors did reward ye Juniors with free tickets to their last social event of ye school term when ye Juniors enjoyed ye annual Senior Ball at Lake Pearl. ]J Now it came to pass that in September, 1937, ye former Juniors entered ye High School for the last time as a group yclept sophisticated Seniors, but ye number was diminished from 188 to 107. Page Fifty-One Ye following officers were elected: Foster Cohoon, President; Betty Keefe, Vice President; Soteria Ivehayas, Secretary; and John Kalunian, Treasurer. Mr. DePasqua was elected unanimously ye Faculty Adviser. €J Viewing ye Freshmen from this standpoint it seemed incredible that ye sophisticated Seniors could ever have occupied ye lowly position. •I It came to pass that ye great change came about and Mr. James J. Doherty became Principal in Mr. Patty’s stead and ye Mr. Robert Rutledge and Mr. J. Murray Stevens and Mr. Plenri Beane, Miss Doris Lindsey, and Mr. Gordon Fitzpatrick did procure ye positions as teachers to display their pedagogical abilities. And with ye newly-selected group to carry on the work of those who had left us for various reasons, the year did verily roll on. 1 And ye multitude of clubs did become organized and ye class did prosper and it came about that ye teachers did take pity and there was great rejoicing amongst ye students and for once ye teachers were adored, for ye tortuous system of mid-year exams was abolished. Ye girls’ basketball team did limber up this year, and under ye coach yclept Miss Beane, ye fair co-eds did bring about a successful season. February brought to ye students ye favorable Oskey dance and a goodly time was had by all. And with ye last-minute preparations for ye “Oskey,” prom, and com¬ mencement exercises, ye happy hours slipped away and days grew into weeks and a great realization came to ye Seniors that ye end was near. Ye parting of ways drew nigh. 1 And so after ye manner of historians I draw to a close ye eventful history of ye class of 1938. Their teams held aloft Franklin High’s traditions on ye gridiron, court, and diamond, and victory crowned their efforts. And here endeth ye historian’s task. May success await and may fortune be kind to each and every one of us. Historian, AURORA D’ERRICO Pace Fifty-Two a Class Will B E IT REMEMBERED that WE, THE CLASS OF 193 8, of Franklin High School, of Norfolk County, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, being of sound mind and memory, but knowing the uncertainty of this life, do make this our LAST WILL AND TESTA¬ MENT, hereby revoking all former wills by us at any time heretofore made. Cf We trust those to whom we owe debts will forget them, and if they are not desirous of doing this they can try to collect on our social security. €JJ We bequeath: TO THE TEACHERS: To Mr. Doherty — A ball and bat so that he may be in good shape for the future student- faculty game. To Miss Holmes — A book written by her fourth-year English classes entitled ' Why Girls Giggle.” To Mr. Frazer — A correspondence course in penmanship. To Miss Beane — The suggestion that next year’s baskets be made larger, the ball made smaller, the team enlarged so as to have one player on a step-ladder to make sure of a few points. To Mr. DePasqua — A mechanical secretary with greater durability and efficiency. To Miss Bullukian — An alarm on the s top-watch. One of her most difficult tasks was remembering to call time when the class was taking a speed test. To the remaining members of the faculty we feel there is no need to bequeath anything, as our absence will probably meet the purpose. TO THE JOLLY JUNIORS: To May Johnson — A compass to keep May from getting lost next year without her senior pals. To Fred D’Errico — A free pass to all swing sessions. The music in his soul should make him a leader of swing someday. To Mildred Rhynard —- A camera. Although she’s only an amateur photographer she does like to keep a " Camera-on” her mind. To Bill Haughey — An evaporating tablet that can be taken when Bill feels the urge to skip classes. To Elynore Buff one — A book of Arthur Murray’s dances so that she may always know the latest steps. The latest is the Hippa Hoo. To Lenard Shangraw — A ventilator — a means of letting off excess air. To Alice Ducharme — A new frock to replace the one she wore while painting the decora¬ tions for the Prom, for that one now resembles a rainbow. To “Butch” Trottier — A rose to match his rosy complexion. To the remaining Juniors a few well-worn teachers, our home rooms equipped with ping- pong tables and the like, and our books of instruction (what’s left of them) . Page Fifty-Three TO THE SILLY SOPHOMORES: To Henry Cataldo — A copy of Whozit’s “Crossington Washing The Delaware.” To Helen Hamant — A bottle of her favorite “gin-cola.” To Ed Pellegri — A longer week, so that he will have time to complete his social duties. To Gaby Martel -—- A recording of the song, “Joseph Joseph.” The Joe ' s seem to appeal to her. To Albert Marchand — The privilege of being Bellingham ' s high scorer when the metropo¬ lis beats Franklin in basketball. To Vera DeCesare — Some of Bernadine ' s boisterousness; then she might be heard. To the remaining sophomores a recipe on how to become a “social wow,” written by the seniors. TO THE FOOLISH FRESHMEN: To Buddy McDonald — A box of stationery so that he will always be supplied with material for his written endearments. To Nancy Haughey — A check book so she won’t be “Owen” anything. To Ralph Crandall — Dan McCahill ' s legs to give him a boost during basketball season. To Red McNiff — A package of “Kools” to “cool” his temper. To Edgar Garneau — The title of “The Great Lover.” He was quite the ladies’ man in his French class. To Marilyn Keefe — A bunch of “forget-me-nots” from the “Stobbart” greenhouse. To each of the remaining freshmen a bib, because of their childish habits and in considera¬ tion of the price of soap. 1 In testimony whereof we hereunto set our hands and in the presence of three witnesses declare this to be our last will this twenty-second day of June in the year one thousand nine hundred thirty-eight. CLASS OF 1938 President, Foster Cohoon Vice President, Betty Keefe On this 22nd day of June, 1938, the testators above named, citizens of Franklin, Massachu¬ setts, signed the foregoing instrument in our presence, declaring it to be their last will: and as witnesses thereof we three do now, at their request, in their presence, and in the presence of each other, hereto subscribe our names. Izzy Here Dopey Dwarf Count Ser Von Platter Scribe — BETTY MARTEL Page Fifty-Four Class Prophecy MELINA ACCORSI — has organized a relief expedition in Alaska to aid the suffering natives from athlete’s foot. JACQUELINE ADAMS — has organized a female club which strictly prohibits its members from laughing unnecessarily and most of all is strictly against dancing. Would you have imagined this of our fun-loving Jacky? JOSEPH ALLEN — is playing first base on the diamond of matrimony. STELLA ALLEN — is living on a duck farm. Her favorite saying is “quack quack.” PAULINE ANDERSON — has acquired the title of “Giggling Gertie.” She first became known for this art in her L. H. S. classes. RUTH APPLEBY — is a concert singer. Her best-known offering is “MAURICE, the Gendarme.” JENNIE ARCARO — in a strident voice, is giving a series of speeches on “Why We Should Have Bigger and Better Animal Crackers.” MERYLE ATWOOD — is president of “The Aching Hearts Club” for maidens disappointed in love. Their motto is “Down With Men.” NANCY BAILEY — is a famous actress. Her latest leading role is in the picture “The FOSTER-ing Love.” MARIAN BARROWS — is conducting a beauty column in the Bellingham Gazette. She specializes in formulas for reducing. She obtained amazing results herself. VICTORIA BARTOLOMEI — is the manager of a time-clock factory. Even though she is never on time herself, she tries to have other people on time. EDITH BATES — is running a date bureau. The trouble is she gets most of the dates herself. MABEL BEREZIN — has received the Nobel prize for her latest book entitled “How to Make Latin a Conversational Language.” BARBARA BERRY -—- is the only woman steeple-jack in the state. At least she has a head start on any tower. ALICE BLACKWOOD — who sometimes was the only one who could understand Shake¬ speare’s works, has translated them into modern slang so that the less fortunate may also be able to understand them. HAZEL BLANCHARD — is a clerk in a department store in Woonsocket. Evidently Woon¬ socket still holds quite an attraction for her. MAURICE BOITEAU — has originated a new program on the radio. Instead of calling it the “Question Bee,” he calls it the “APPLEBY.” MARION BROWN —— much to our amazement, is an old maid. But we thought she was the MARI-ON kind. GEORGE BUCKMAN — is the instigator of a movement to furnish male secretaries to women executives. CLAYTON BURNETT — is the manager of a large baking company. His motto to the rest of the help is “Do Not BURN-ETT.” ROBERT CAMERON — is known as “Donald Dare.” He dives from 100 yards into six inches of water. LAWRENCE CAREY —- is a Cash and “CAREY” dealer in the line of tobacco. His business is situated in “BEVERLY.” MIRIAM CARLSON — is running a beauty parlor in Boston. She has achieved fame by inventing a machine which makes curly hair straight. She is doing a rushing male business. EDGAR CARON — is holding down two positions at Wellesley. He is coaching the football team and teaching tap dancing. CATHERINE CHOFAY — is secretary to the Johnson Bus Lines. We are of the opinion that she thoroughly enjoys this position. Do you wonder why? CHARLES CHRISTAKES — is working in a candy factory crushing up old Valentine Hearts. Isn’t he the heartbreaker though? DAVID CICCONE — has become the owner of the Socony stations. It’s about time he laid claim to them. FAYE CLARK — is a kindergarten teacher and she certainly must feel right at home. FOSTER COHOON — is a “DEACON” at a finishing school. He teaches debutantes how to handle college-bred “gigolos.” He ought to do well in Franklin. Page Fifty-Five i JOHN CONNOLLY — has won the six-day bicycle race. He started practicing when in high school. MARJORIE CONWAY — has finally reached the height of her ambition. She is private secre¬ tary to the " GILBERT ' ' Publishing Company. MARY COREY — is running a beauty parlor and has attained a great reputation as she is able to climb on one ' s shoulders and perform the operation with ease and skill. CORINA CORSI -—• is a dress designer. She has the odd ability to make beautiful creations out of flour sacks and potato bags. MARY D ' AMELIO — is an official ice cream taster in an ice cream factory. She gets paid for it too. MARY DAVIS — is a hostess in the " Live and Learn " night club. We wonder where she obtained the experience. FLORENCE DeBAGGIS — is secretary to the president of a deaf-and-dumb school. She is so noisy, that is the only place she could be tolerated. EMMA DeCESARE — is the owner of a doughnut shop. She attributes her success to her ability to sell the holes in the doughnuts to be used as filling for macaroni. AURORA D ERRICO — is the champion woman boxer. Her latest achievement is knocking out " Joe Palooka " in the second round. VERA DeNAPOLI — is a high-pressure saleswoman. Her latest feat is to go to Africa and sell cosmetics to the native warriors. PAULINE DiPIETRO — is a designer of bakery trucks with rumble seats in them. We wonder what has led her to do this? MABELLE DRURY — is the featured vocalist of that well-known band, " The Bellingham Ramblers.” PAUL ERLER — is Lefty Grove’s successor. He is the reason Ladies’ Day at Fenway Park is so well observed by the " fairer sex.” CHESTER FALES — much to our surprise, is a stand-in for Mickey Mouse. He certainly must have changed since his high school days. RITA FONTAINE — is a famous woman divorce lawyer. She says men are at the bottom of trouble. They do not fit in with the modern trend. WALTER FRESN — is the second Mai Hallet. He started on his orchestra career at F. H. S. OLGA GAZZOLA — has created an interpretive dance, " The Dying Swan,” to the tune of that ancient classic, " JOSEPH, JOSEPH. " BALDA GIANETTI — is a renowned deep-sea diver. Her most valuable contribution to her profession consists of some fancy seaweed from a Staten Island Ferry. JOSEPH GIANETTI — is a scientist. His favorite field of study is the " FLORA.” MELVIN GRAVES — is a sound-recording engineer. His first job was to record his own voice for posterity. ARTHUR HALL — has become a song writer. His latest melody is " Trucking Down The HALL.” MARJORIE HAMM — is colorfully known as the red-headed blues singer. Her theme song is " Love Is Like a Burning Flame.” DAISY HANCOCK — is a bookkeeper in a cash-and-carry " BUTCH- (er) shop. JOHN HEALEY — is a comedian. He recently invented a machine into which he puts stale jokes and the result is that they come out new and snappy. PHYLISS HUGHES — has replaced " The Singing Lady.” She is especially good at imitating little girls. JOSEPH HUNCHARD — is an eminent scientist. He has just succeeded in crossing pine trees and apple trees in order to produce pine-apples. ESTHER INNOCENTE — her wish has been fulfilled. She has been left a large fortune by some loving relative. CLINTON JACKS — is now working for the Armour " HAMM " Company. JOHN KALUNIAN —- is the chairman of the Franklin School Committee. We hope he is more influential than he was in the Oskey School. BETTY KEEFE — is in charge of the bureau of information at Dean. She is very informative about the male population especially. Page Fifty-Six JAMES KEAGAN — has become the famous author of " Professor’s Aid Volumes,” the first of which is named " Quietness Must Reign in the Classroom.” Lucky for him he didn’t write it while he was at high school. EIENRY LaBASTIE — has joined the navy to see the world. He says the life of a sailor is very thrilling. What kind of thrilling, we wonder. STEARNS LANDRY — is Bing Crosby’s keenest rival. In a recent radio poll he rated first. BETTY LAVIOLETTE —- is a hostess on the China Clipper between Honolulu and San Francisco. She enjoys the Hawaii end of the trip especially. MYRTLE LOUCEE — is a dietitian in a hospital. She prescribes a strict diet of lettuce and hot water as the road to health. HARLAN MACKENZIE — is New York’s Beau Brummel. He is said to rise at 7 p.m. and has written a book called " The Man About Town.” BETTY MARTEL -— has won a nation-wide popularity contest. Evidently she hasn’t changed much since her F. H. S. days. ANNIBAL MASI — is a botanist. At present he is studying the " DAISY.” DANIEL McCAHILL — is giving dancing lessons. Would you have guessed it of our woman hater? REGINA McDONALD — is a member of the faculty at " SMITH " College. FRANCIS McMORROW — is an astrologer. He became interested in this profession while studying stars on pleasant summer nights. KENNETH MILLER — is a wholesale fruit dealer. His biggest seller is " MACKINTOSH " apples. JOSEPH MOLECA — has started a new hair fad. He calls it " back to the wave” movement for men. ALBERT MOLLOY — is considered as the world’s tallest man. No wonder, he travels around with a midget show. ETHEL MORRISSEY — is kept busy endorsing complexion soap adds. ELAINE MOUREY — during a recent nation-wide poll Elaine was chosen one of America’s twelve greatest women. She gives the advantage of frequent walks as a benefit to both mind and body. CAROLINE MUCCILLO — is a designer of backless evening gowns in Northern Greenland. Her best customers are the Eskimos. BARBARA MUNROE — is modeling sport clothes to their best advantage in Filene ' s Junior Department Store. ARLENE OBER — being a lady of leisure, has many hobbies. One of them is raising " RABBITS.” GEORGETTE PALUMBO — is working for the Kiddy " CARR” Company. Her duty is to test them out. ARTHUR PELLEGRI — is a basketball player. He got a basket once and he’s still telling his children about it. CAROLINE PISINI — is on a barn-storming tour with an air-circus. Her specialty is hanging from the wing of a plane by her teeth. SALVATORE PITASI — is a cartoonist. He has just created the popular movie cartoon. " GABBY GOOSE,” which, he says, is modeled after some of his talkative friends. HOWARD REDPATH — is an architect designing modernistic homes. His latest brainstorm is to have a radio built into a bathtub. ROY REID — is an explorer. He is fond of telling of his exploits in Africa, India, Bellingham, and other points west. BERTRAND REMILLARD — is the " TERROR " section of Benny Goodman ' s Band. PHYLLIS RHODES -— is a chorus girl in George White ' s Scandals. LOUISE RICHARD — is employed at Annapolis teaching the " Middies " how to dance grace¬ fully. She is envied by every American girl. ARLINE ROBINSON -—- is a reporter for the Franklin Daily News. She always had an unusual ability for gathering news. CHARLES ROBINSON — is playing the role of " HAPPY” in the 1950 version of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Page Fifty-Seven i MARSHALL ROBINSON — is a mathematics professor. He was always good at figures. EDITH ROMETTI — is running a school for theatre ushers. She is assisted by a graduate of the Morse Theatre School. Need we say whom? CHARLES SHARON — is playing professional football. In every game he gives a " STELLA’’ performance. EVERLENNA SIMS — is the speed queen. Not on the road but on the typewriter. QUIDO STELLO — is a famous band leader. His theme song is ‘ NASON " Street Blues. FRED STOBBART — has made a discovery that has baffled science. He has found out why Ivory soap floats while ivory sinks. If in doubt, see him. PRISCILLA TALBOT — is a postmistress . She could always handle the males. NAT TAVALONE — has written a book comparable to Dale Carnegie’s " How to Win Friends and Influence People.” BERNADINE TERO — has organized a society of Whisperers. Their motto is " Gossip Rules the World.” HELEN USTINOWICH — is happily married. Her two darling daughters are looking for¬ ward to attending Franklin High, their " mummy’s” alma mater. OLGA VELLUTI — is running a tourist camp between Franklin and Medway. She calls it The " R ED” Wing Tourist Camp. MARY WALKER — is an author. She has just published her latest book, The " WHITE” Lion. VIOLET WEST — is a card expert. Her lucky card is the " KING.” JANET WOOD — is a " STEWART”-ess on the " LESTER” transport. KENNETH WOODWORTH — is now Franklin’s chief of police. He was a speedy lad in F. H. S. Think of it, instead of increasing speed, he’s stopping it. MURIEL YOUNG — is now an efficient business woman with horn-rimmed glasses and her hair pulled back tightly. Could such a change be possible? LARRY ZANNINO — is a boxer. He has recently been promoted to the heavy feather-weight class. SOTERIA KEHAYAS Prophet Page Fifty-Eight i Class Gifts To Melma Accorsi — A check for $100. Melina well deserves it for her help to the faculty. To Jacqueline Adams — A bottle of " Shi-nup.” Jackie was always shining up to people. To Joe Allen — A pillow. Joe ' s sleeping in classes will now be more comfortable. To Stella Allen — A duck. A duck will give Stella memories of high school days. To Pauline Anderson — A date book. Pauline always did have numerous dates. To Ruth Appleby — A recording machine. Ruth should have a recording of her lovely voice for eternity. To Jennie Arcaro -—- Spruce gum. We want Jennie always “Spruced up.’’ To Meryle Atwood — A preserving jar. Meryle can now preserve that always even disposition. To Nancy Bailey — A tea bag. Nancy was the originator of the Saturday afternoon teas. To Marian Barrows — A clock. Now Marian can be sure to catch buses on time. To Victoria Bartolomei — A tricycle. May a tricycle give speed to Victoria in reaching her destination on time. To Edith Bates — Stilts. Edith may have the desire to be on a level with a certain person. To Mabel Berezin — A bottle of polish. Mabel may always shine in the future as she did in high school. To Barbara Berry — Dutch Cleanser. Since Barbara was always spotlessly clean in high school, may she continue to be so always with this Dutch Cleanser as an aid. To Alice Blackwood — A box of spices. Alice must always remain “spiced up.’’ To Hazel Blanchard -— A franking privilege. Hazel was always buying stamps for letters to Woonsocket and now she can just send them. To Maurice Boiteau — A pass to all future operas. This is just in case a certain interest of his keeps up in the future. To Marion Brown — A folding yardstick. May Marion now keep track of her height. To George Buckman — A medal. As George was the only boy in a commercial class of girls, he well deserves the medal. To Clayton Burnett — Palmolive soap. Clayton’s “school-girl complexion’’ should be preserved. To Foster Cohoon — A penny. I hope our Scotch classmate may live on the income. To Robert Cameron — A free pass on Johnson Buses. Bob seems to be in Franklin quite frequently. To Lawrence Carey — A newspaper. Don’t ever hesitate to read your paper, Lawrence, even if you have other things to do. To Miriam Carlson — A box of Pep. Mimi’s pep is rapidly returning after her long illness, and may this box of Pep help her along. To Edgar Caron — A dictionary. Edgar has quite an extensive vocabulary now. With this book he may acquire a larger one, should the necessity arise. To Catherine Chofay — A reserved seat on all buses. Catherine was always talking with the drivers. Page Fifty-Nine To Charles Christakes — A tube of Fix-up. Charlie can now mend all those broken hearts. To David Ciccone — Gum. In case David ever runs out of the gum he chewed in school, he can use this. To Faye Clark — Baking powder. May Faye rise up to be tall some day. To John Connolly —- A list of Dean girls. Dean was one of John’s favorite hangouts. To Marjorie Conway — A book of all the Gilbert-Sullivan operettas. We are sure Margie is interested in the subject. To Mary Corey — Curlers. But we doubt if she will ever need them. To Corina Corsi — A book of comebacks. Corina may be able to use them. To Mary D ' Amelio — A cook book. Mary may have the desire to cook in her future. To Mary Davis — A megaphone. I hope Mary may now be audible to her listeners. To Florence DeBaggis — A spoon. Florence may now mix in with the people she’s desirous of knowing. To Emma DeCesare — Marbles. Emma was always playing in classes. To Aurora D Errico — Dumb-bells. Aurora must keep her physical health in condition. To Vera DeNapoli — A thimble. Maybe Vera will be a great sewing teacher later on. To Pauline DiPietro - — A song sheet. Pauline will now have the words to the latest songs. To Mabelle Drury — A house. Now Mabelle may entertain all her friends. To Paul Erler — A baseball. Paul was a great pitcher in his high school days. To Chester Fates — A mirror. Our best-looking boy should be able to glance at himself once in awhile. To Rita Fontaine —■ Nails. Rita will now “nail” herself firmly to her work. To Walter Fresn —- Beets. Walter can make use of these in “beating” time in his orchestral career. To Olga Gazzola — A magnet. Now Olga can always be sure that her present attraction of her many friends will last. To Baida Gianetti — A flashlight. Baida was always quiet but with this flashlight she can make her light shine. To Joseph Gianetti — Fly paper. Joe may now catch anything he likes. To Melvin Graves — A sticker. Melvin was always telling some sticker: now he can be sure of having one. To Arthur Hall — Placard. When carrying marshaling into public affairs Art won’t run into any trouble. To Marjorie Hamm — Album. Margie will need this for pictures of under-classmen. To Daisy Hancock — Butcher’s apron. Daisy can have both the apron and “Butch”-er. To John Healey — Box of crax. John was always giving some kind of a wise-crack and here are some new ones. To Phyliss Hughes -— A movie contract. Peggy certainly ought to be in the movies. PAGE SIXTY To Joseph Hunchard — Yarn. Joe was a great one for spinning yarns. To Esther Innocente — Deviled ham. Maybe this will make Esther stop being so " Innocent.” To Clinton Jacks — Jacks. With Clinton s name he surely must be interested in the game. To John Kaluman — Paper clips. John can use clips to keep his many business papers together. To James Keagan — Adhesive tape. Jimmy must give the others a chance to talk. To Betty Keefe — False teeth. Oh no, not for herself, but for a start of her equipment for her chosen career. To Soteria Kehayas — Mistol drops. Sid should use these to relieve her breathing after her work on the " Oskey” which was most successful. To Henry LaBastie — A watch. Henry won’t have to turn his head now to watch the clocks. To Stearns Landry — An eraser. Stearns must confine this to his writings and not to himself as we wouldn ' t want him to erase any of his good qualities. To Betty Laviolette - — Pins. Betty surely could stand a little " pinning down " to one thing or another. To Myrtle Lougee -—- Bottle of liquid. Now Myrtle can always produce those liquid notes from the piano. To Harlan Mackenzie — Dancing shoes. Our best dancer will have use for these. To Betty Martel — A hammer. Our popular Betty may have need of this to protect herself against her many admirers. To Annibal Masi — A certificate. This certificate will enable Annibal to be lawfully called " Butch.” To Daniel McCahill — Coffee. Now Danny will surely stay awake. To Regina McDonald — Tooth paste. Regina can always have gleaming teeth to go with her constant smile. To Francis McMorrow -— Book of addresses and telephone numbers of girls. Francis won’t say the wrong thing to a certain girl. To Kenneth Miller — A Mackintosh apple. Ken surely must want memories of his high school days. To Joseph Moleca — Slickem. Joe might want to take some of his lovely curl out of his hair. To Albert Molloy — Peanuts. Albert is one of the " peanuts” of our class. To Ethel Morrissey — A camel. Ethel will probably appreciate a lift in her business life. To Elaine Mourey — Suspenders. These will help Elaine to hold up her reputation as she did in high school. To Caroline Muccillo — Powder. Caroline may have this in case she should blush. To Barbara Munroe — A lucky strike. Barbara was surely a " lucky strike” when you had dealings with her in school affairs. To Arlene Ober — A rabbit. It seems that Arlene has been chased by a Rabbit, so now she can keep the Rabbit in front of her. To Georgette Palumbo — Hair ribbon. We’d hate to have Georgette ever grow up. Page Sixty-One i To Arthur Pellegri — A catalogue of Bates College. Art did have an interest in Bates while he was in high school. To Carolyn Pisini — A plug. Carrie “plugged” through all her four years. To Salvatore Pitasi — Ketchup. Salvatore may need this to catch up with his voice. To Howard Redpath — Balloon. Howie can now be safe in coming down from one of his air¬ plane flights. To Roy Reid — Baby Ruth. Roy may be reminded of his homeroom period by this. To Bertrand Remillard — Vaseline. Bert may always have his hair neat with vaseline to keep it down. To Phyllis Rhodes — Flit. Phyllis may now spray all the boys away. To Louise Richard — Salad dressing. We can now see if Louise can be as good at dressing salads as she was in dressing herself. To Arline Robinson - — Life subscription to “Literary Digest.” Arline was great at digesting literary articles. To Charles Robinson — Brillo. With brillo Charlie can continue to make things shine. To Marshall Robinson — A match. Now Marshall can have a match between himself and any¬ one else he would like to. To Edith Rometti — Diary. Edith may now write down her many activities and remember them. To Charles Sharon — A marriage license. When Charles has left high school he may have use for this if things continue the way they have in high school. To Everlenna Sims — A roadster. Everlenna can drive around the country anytime now. To Quido Stello — A staff of office. Quido’s start on our marshal service may enable him to use this staff later on in life. To Fred Stobbart — A sling. Fred always liked to “sling it” to his classmates. To Nat Tavalone -—- Peaches. Nat was always a peach when it came to helping people. To Bernadine Tero — A book on “How to Keep Quiet.” Bernie was our greatest noise-maker. To Helen Ustinowich — Thread. We understand Helen is “all sewed up” and this will help keep her so. To Olga Velluti — Red-headed doll. May she always have “Red” with her. To Mary Walker —- A picture of a New York busy street. Mary can always have the “White” way with her. To Violet West — A crown. We know there’s a “King” involved. To Janet Wood — Fire engine. Janet can drive around and keep track of her fire chief. To Kenneth Woodworth — No-Nox. Ken always knocked on his desk, so we hope this will stop the knocks. To Muriel Young — A bag of candy. Muriel is very sweet, so “Sweets to the sweet.” To Larry Zannino — A line. Larry could easily do with a new line. Page Sixty-Two Senior Statistics CLASS OF ’38 Boy who did the most for F. H. S. John Kalunian Girl who did the most for F. H. S. Sotena Kehayas Most popular boy . Nat Tavalone Most popular girl . Betty Martel Most respected boy . John Kalunian Most respected girl . Elaine Mourey The boy most likely to succeed . Maurice Boiteau The girl most likely to succeed . Elaine Mourey Best boy athlete . Charles Christakes Best girl athlete . Aurora D ' Errico Best looking boy . Chester Fales Best looking girl . Nancy Bailey Best natured boy . Nat Tavalone Best natured girl . Regina McDonald Most sociable boy . Nat Tavalone Most sociable girl . Regina McDonald Noisiest. Bernadine Tero Quietest. Mary Davis Typical high school boy . Nat Tavalone Typical high school girl . Betty Martel Woman hater . Dan McCahill Man hater . Phyllis Rhodes Best dressed boy . Larry Zannino Best dressed girl . Betty Keefe Wittiest boy . John Healey Wittiest girl . Phyllis Rhodes Sleepiest . Joseph Allen Favorite sport . Basketball Best actor . John Healey Best actress. Nancy Bailey Best girl dancer . Louise Richard Best boy dancer . Harlan Mackenzie Best boy student . Maurice Boiteau Best girl student . Elaine Mourey Best politician . Maurice Boiteau Favorite hangout . Sandwich Shoppe Favorite orchestra . Benny Goodman What F. H. S. needs most . New Heating System What F. H. S. needs least . Debutantes Best all-round boy . Nat Tavalone Best all-round girl . Betty Martel Favorite longing . . To Graduate Most popular Freshman . Ralph Crandall Most popular Sophomore . Owen Emery Most popular Junior . Fred D ' Errico Favorite social event . Senior Hop Favorite dance piece . Stardust Page Sixty-Three 5 Page Sixty-Four Football T HIS year the Blue and White team fell far below expectations. The team was studded with veterans, but for some reason, it failed to click. •I The team will be greatly affected by graduation, since nine first-string men will graduate. FIRST TEAM Mario Verna, L.E. Charles Sharon, L.T. Edgar Caron (Captain), L.G. James Kerrigan, C. Nat Tavalone, L.H.B. Arthur Pellegri, F.B. Tillie Pizzi, R.E. Edward Pellegri, R.T. Arthur Vozella, R. G. Charles Christakes, Q.B. Annibal Masi, R.H.B. SUBSTITUTES M. Robinson Q. Stello M. Graves F. Cohoon W. Cottrell A. Stello W. Haughey H. LaBastie J. Healey L. Valente M. D’Amelio A. Caron J. McDonald J. D’Amelio F. O ' Grady M. Cataldo J. Gianetti W. Bates E. Garneau N. DiCamillo R. Young E. Bouley Sweatermen Page Sixty-Six i Girls’ Basketball U NDER the popular and expert tutelage of Miss Alice Beane, the girls’ basketball team had a very successful and profitable season, winning nine of ten games played. The solitary loss was to Northbridge on their floor, after Franklin had previously defeated them on the Franklin court by a large margin. A great deal of credit is due the guards, who displayed excellent pass work, and had no more than 12 points scored on them in any one game. CJ The schedule this year was heavier than usual, but with steady practice the girls proved their athletic ability. SUMMARIES Franklin 30 Alumnae 12 Franklin 26 Northbridge 12 Franklin 22 Hopedale 3 Franklin 7 Northbridge 12 Franklin 20 Wrentham -7 Franklin 28 Blackstone 12 Franklin 19 Framingham 12 Franklin 30 Blackstone 7 Franklin 14 Wrentham 3 Franklin 27 Medway 10 The following senior girls received sweaters: Betty Martel. Aurora D’Errico (Captain), eryle Atwood, Priscilla Talbot, Pauline Anderson, Louise Richard, Barbara Munroe, and Betty Keefe. Page Sixty-Seven Boys’ Basketball L AST year graduation affected the basketball team very little, since seven regulars reported for the initial practice. •I Coach Colbert ' s five won only seven games and lost six. But several of these losses were received in the closing minutes of the game. The team was so evenly matched that no player was sure of his position. In order to find a winning combination, Coach Colbert changed his men frequently, but with little success. The final game which was played with the favored Dean Academy five was the best game of the season. Two overtime periods were necessary before the Blue and White forged ahead by only two baskets. FIRST TEAM Christakes, L.F. Tavalone, R.F. Pellegri (Captain) , R.G. Robinson, L.G. McCahill, C. UTILITY MEN Haughey, Allen, Bartolomei, Pasquantonio, Healey. Page Sixty-Eight Hockey M R. LAUNDRY took over the coaching of the hockey team this year, and turned out a fast team. This year the team was handicapped by unfavorable weather conditions which permitted them to play only two games. •I This year ' s club was captained by " Ed” Caron who starred on the defense, showing the experience acquired in his two previous years. 1 Prospects for the future look bright, and a championship club is expected within the next few years. TEAM AND POSITIONS LaBastie, Sampson, C. O’Grady, R.W. Bokoski, Palumbo, L.W. Franklin 3 Hopedale 1 Burnett, Fresn, L.D. Graves, Scott, R.D. Caron (Captain), G. Medway 1 Franklin 0 Pace Sixty-Nine Baseball P ROSPECTS for a successful baseball season looked so bright that Coach Colbert entered his team in the Southern Worcester League. The league games, combined with five non-league games, formed a hard, exciting, fifteen-game schedule. Paul Erler, veteran pitcher for three years, will get the pitching assignment for most of the games. His previous record points to a good year for him. •I Other lettermen to report included Captain Charlie Christakes, Nat Tavalone, Edgar Caron, and Mel. Graves, all with three years of experience. •I Robinson, Bartolomei, Marchand and Allen, who played last year, are covering their positions in grand style. J To date the Blue and White has tipped Medway, Uxbridge, Hopkinton and Blackstone and has lost to Northbridge and Mansfield. Reserves: Gene Garneau, Tillie Pizzi, Arthur Caron, Dino Geromini. H. Bruce, Godin, C. Giancola, J. Murray, Jim McDonald. Bob Reardon. TEAM AND POSITIONS C, Edgar Caron 1 B, Marshall Robinson 2 B, Nat Tavalone S S, Fran Bartolomei 3 B, (Captain) Charles Christakes L F, Mel Graves C F, Albert Marchand R F, Joe Allen P, Paul Erler Page seventy Junior Class Page Seventy-One Schedules FOOTBALL Captain, Edgar Caron Team Opp. Medway ....... 7 Northbridge ...... 19 North Attleboro ...... 14 Shrewsbury ...... 6 Hopkinton ....... 7 Stoughton ....... 33 Whitman ....... 25 Walpole ....... 6 BASKETBALL Captain, Arthur Pellegri Team F. H. S Uxbridge ....... 26 Blackstone ....... 24 Northbridge ...... 27 North Attleboro ...... 24 Blackstone ....... 26 Grafton ....... 26 Uxbridge ....... 33 Millbury ....... 27 Northbridge ...... 28 North Attleboro ...... 15 Grafton ....... 30 Millbury ....... 28 Dean ....... 30 BASEBALL Captain, Charles Christakes Team F. H. S. Medway ....... 7 Uxbridge . . . . . . . 11 Hopkinton ....... 12 Blackstone ....... 3 Northbridge ...... 3 Mansfield ....... 2 Millbury ....... 4 Blackstone ....... 6 Grafton ....... 14 Uxbridge ....... 18 Medway ....... 13 Northbridge ...... 8 Mansfield ....... 1 Millbury ....... 6 Grafton F. H. S. 0 7 0 0 20 7 0 0 Opp. 25 27 32 33 25 13 13 26 40 34 24 40 26 Opp. 6 2 9 0 5 3 1 4 4 10 5 4 4 9 Page Seventy-Two Orchestra T HE High School Orchestra experienced a revival this year after a two-year period of depres¬ sion, and contributed programs to several assemblies and to Teachers ' Club meetings. The first performance was given at the Christmas assembly and the whole-hearted response at that time and subsequently, indicated genuine student-body appreciation. 6J Plans for the coming year indicate a larger membership and orchestral appearances at every student assembly. 5J Particular praise is due the seniors in the orchestra. In view of their period of short member¬ ship, their cooperation was indicative of their fine spirit. In the senior group are Miss Lougee. Miss Robinson and Bertrand Remillard. MEMBERS OF THE ORCHESTRA Violins: Lois Swanbeck, Frances Donahue. John Schur, Phyllis Woodward Trombones: Edna Boudreau, Adelard Bernier Trumpets: Arlene Robinson. Raymond Guerin. Nicholas Di Pardo Saxophones: Bertrand Remillard. Merton Jeffers Piano: Myrtle Lougee Conductor: Mr. Stevens Page Seventy-Four Band T HE Band started its 12th year under a new director, J. Murray Stevens, who faced, at the outset, the problems of overcoming the difficulty presented by the large number of members graduated the year previous. •I The Band, which is self-supporting, is truly a student organization widening fine school spirit. In this respect the members and particularly the officers have given much of their time to what has been hard work — this -—- to maintain the school tradition of a fine band. •i The first appearances this year were at school football games, pep meetings, and a Chamber of Commerce parade. Appearance at all home baseball games will be terminated by the annual boat trip to Provincetown. E. Wilson N. DiPardo H. Redpath W. Rafuse A. Davis P. Darling R. Guerin E. Tuttle E. Hodges OFFICERS President .Clayton Burnett Vice President .Warren Sampson Secretary .Elizabeth Kearney Treasurer .Barbara Munroe MEMBERS T. DiPardo E. Kearney M. Jeffers H. Thayer B. Remillard J. Connolly J. Hunchard K. Rood L. Trottier H. Adams A. Bernier C. Burnett E. Boudreau B. Munroe W. Sampson L. Clark W. Blanchard R. Reid Page Seventy-Five Girls’ Glee Club T HIS year the Glee Club has progressed rapidly under Mrs. Riley’s direction. During the year, the students were entertained with several delightful selections in assemblies. The Glee Club is fortunate in having so many fine voices and should be commended on the excellent work it has done in developing and bringing out the talents of so many girls. The members are: President .Ruth Appleby Secretary .Doris Carpentier Treasurer .Mabelle Drury Melina Accorsi Pauline Chittick Angelina Caldararo Claudia DiMarche Janice Dauphinee Doris Fleming Virginia Fresn Dora Gasbarro Phyllis Hughes Marjorie Hamm Edna Nason Elvira Pichierri Rose Pichierri Anna Patrick Carolyn Pisini Uliana Rovani Barbara Smith Priscilla Wood Margaret Wilson Alberta Yankee Page Seventy-Six Commercial Club T HE Commercial Club is composed of Seniors of the Business Course and is under the super¬ vision of Miss Bullukian. The girls of the club have proven to be energetic workers and have had a very successful as well as eventful year. During the year, a dance and bridge party were held to raise money for a scholarship to be given to a worthy business student to help in furthering her education, and both of these events realized a profitable amount. Many of the girls have received certificates for attaining efficiency in Typewriting and Shorthand. These certificates make the girls members of the Gregg Order of Artists. OFFICERS President . Vice President Secretary . Treasurer . Soteria Kehayas .Betty Martel . Mary Corey Emma DeCesare MEMBERS Stella Allen Jennie Arcaro Alice Blackwood Catherine Chofay Mary Corey Corrinne Corsi Emma DeCesare Vera DeNapoli Pauline DiPietro Rita Fontaine Olga Gozzola Baida Gianetti Soteria Kehayas Betty Martel Regina McDonald Ethel Morrissey Louise Richard Arlene Ober Phyliss Rhodes Arlene Robinson Everlenna Sims Olga Velluti Mary Walker Muriel Young Page Seventy-Seven Home Economics Club A SUCCESSFUL season, with a record membership, under the capable direction of Miss Hathaway, was enjoyed by the members of the 1938 Home Economics Club. The following officers were elected by the members: President .Marion Brown Vice President .Edna Nason Secretary .Olga Velluti Treasurer .Caroline Muccillo •I The aim of each member was to further the education of home economics, social life, and to complete one project before the end of the year. As well as enjoying the social activities held, the club members were able to enjoy a movie. MEMBERS Stella Allen Elizabeth Brown Marion Brown Norma Chase Corinne Corsi Olga Gazzola Caroline Muccillo Edna Nason Lilyan Pierce Barbara Smith Helen Ustinowich Olga Velluti Page Seventy-Eight Italian Club T HIS newly organized club, comprized of students from the Italian classes, has proved very successful. The aims of the club were to further their knowledge of the Italian language, customs, and the facts connected with the lives of famous Italians. The students edited a newspaper called “La Voce,” with Pauline DiPietro as Editor-in-chief. 1 Included in the social calendar were a Christmas Party and a social enjoyed by the members. 1 Mr. Joseph DePasqua, teacher of Italian, was voted honorary president of the club. Officers chosen for the past year were: President .Aurora D’Errico Vice President .Olga Gazzola Secretary .Baida Gianetti Treasurer .Maurice Boiteau MEMBERS Honorary Member — Arthur Pellegri Pauline DiPietro Georgette Palumbo Fred D ' Errico Florence DeBaggis Soteria Kehayas Mary Patete Eleanor DeLucia Marie Villani Betty Martel Annibal Masi Elizabeth Verna Rosemary Tracy Emma Velluti Nat Tavalone Nick DiCamillo John Brunelli Vera DeCesare Ann Palumbo Dino Geromini Attilio Ciampa Biagio Capaldo Harry Martello Emanuel DiCecco Joseph Moleca Page Seventy-Nine French Club T HE French Club, started by Miss Lawrence, for the purpose of furthering interest in the French language and customs, has enjoyed a good year. The events consisted of a French play, presented for the enjoyment and benefit of the members, and a banquet, excellently prepared and thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. During the year the members were very disheartened when Miss Lawrence met with a serious automobile accident, but have carried on in order to complete Miss Lawrence ' s original purpose. OFFICERS President . Vice President Secretary . Treasurer . ...Maurice Boiteau . Nancy Bailey .... Elaine Mourey Marjorie Conway MEMBERS Nancy Bailey Martha Bishop Maurice Boiteau Foster Cohoon Milton Capland Faye Clark Marjorie Conway Mabelle Drury Mary Davis Constance Farley Rita Fontaine Mildred Heaton Barbara Hutchinson John Kalunian Mary Keough Myrtle Lougee Jean Mackintosh Betty Martel Gilbert Moreau Elaine Mourey Barbara Munroe Louise Richard Edith Rometti Shirley Simon Priscilla Talbot Albert Trottier Janet Wood Marjorie Hamm Page Eighty Dramatics URING our four years in high school, the have taken part in our many plays directed When we were freshmen, Marshall Robinson play, “ Big-Hearted Herbert.” more talented actors and actresses in our class by " Doc” Frazer. played an amusing role in the annual school •I In our Junior year, several of our ingenues had their chance to display their talents. Priscilla Talbot and Jacqueline Adams appeared in the Hallowe ' en party thriller, “Tiger Claws.” The well-known Christmas story, " Bird ' s Christmas Carol,” was dramatized for the Christmas assembly, and Miriam Carlson and Jacqueline Adams had parts in this play. •I As seniors, this year we have staged a number of good plays. For the entertainment of the freshies at the Freshman Acquaintance Party, a farce, ‘‘The Ob¬ stinate Family,” was presented by the following: Priscilla Talbot, Larry Zannino, Barbara Munroe, Arthur Hall, Mabel Berezin and Chester Fales. CJ Two properly mysterious plays were given at the Hallowe’en party, “ The Old Pinter Place,” which featured among others, Betty Martel, Chester Fales, Priscilla Talbot, and John Healey, and " The Light on the Pumpkin,” with Miriam Carlson, Nancy Bailey, Maurice Boiteau, and Barbara Munroe. ‘‘The Empty Room,” a story of the first Christmas, was presented at the Christmas assembly with the characters colorfully attired in the style of Biblical days. The cast included Janet Wood. Marjorie Conway, Maurice Boiteau, Nat Tavalone, and Larry Zannino. Cfl It has been decided that the Senior Class play will be “Honor Bright,” a comedy. At the time of the publication of this book no cast had been selected. Page Eighty-One Oskey School T HE fourth annual “Oskey Jubilee’’ was presented by the Senior class on April 27 in the High School auditorium. This year’s production, which featured a large cast of students, was in the form of a country school. The presentation proved to be an entertaining affair and because of an over-capacity audience a repetition of the ‘ ' School” was necessery the following evening. q The Senior Class is indebted to Soteria Kehayas and Mr. Frazer for their untiring services in helping to make the Oskey School such an outstanding success. Page Eighty-Two Debating Club F OR the first time in the recent history of the school, a debating club was formed this year under the direction of Mr. Beane. | The club put on several debates in the auditorium and took part in the State debates at Hingham. They were also invited to attend the state championship debates at Fall River. MEMBERS Maurice Boiteau Lawrence Clark Barbara Munroe Priscilla Talbot Page Eighty-Three Camera Club A NEW and different type of club was formed this year under Miss Keefe’s guidance. The members of this Camera Club have developed and printed their films during their meetings. One of the projects of the year has been a club album in which selected photos were kept. Throughout the year, the club conducted various contests and prizes were given for the best films. The club has proven an instructive and interesting aid to its members. OFFICERS President — Archie Flowell Secretary-Treasurer — Edna Nason MEMBERS Edna Boudreau John Brunelli Lawrence Clark John Cohoon Joseph DeNapoli Wilfred DuFresne Mabel Woodworth Archie Howell Edna Nason Ray Phaneuf Henry Proal Warren Sampson Albert Trottier Page Eighty-Four Latin Club I N ORDER to further the knowledge of Latin and Roman culture, as well as to enjoy social activities, a Latin Club, called " Inter Nos,” was organized under the supervision of Miss Littlefield. Limited to twenty-five members, the club is comprised of students from the fourth, third, and second year Latin classes. 1 A constitution has been drawn up by members of the organization. Officers for this year were: Consul . Mabel Berezin Quaestor .Ralph Whitney Praetor .Nancy Bailey Aediles . Priscilla Talbot Scnba .Aurora D ' Errico Jean Mackintosh •I The consul corresponds to a president, the praetor to a vice president, scriba and quaestor to secretary and treasurer respectively. The aediles represent an entertainment committee, and were in charge of programs (all of which were entertaining and educational) for each meeting. Martha Bishop Maurice Boiteau Edna Boudreau Rose Bissanti Miriam Carlson Roberta Doherty MEMBERSHIP Honorary Members Monica Huddleston Mary Roth Leona Proulx Jeannette Mitchell Elaine Mourey Arlene Rice Shirley Simon Edith Stutman Mabelle Drury Marion Hogarth Dorothy Holmes Elizabeth Kearney Mary Keough Rage Eighty-Five Hand-Book Club f I A HE Franklin High School Hand Book is being published for the first time this year. It is for the convenience of members of the eighth grade who become Freshmen next year, and it is hoped that it will contain information of interest and value to upper-classmen. This is the first time that anything along this line has ever been attempted in high school. The club is under the direction of Mr. Fitzpatrick. Editor-in-chief .Joseph Hippie Associate Editor .John Schur MEMBERS Carl Carlson Gabrielle Martel Catherine Chofay Jeannette Mitchell Attilio Ciampa William Murray Daniel Garelick Arlene Rice Helen Hamant Arline Robinson Soteria Kehayas Kathleen Sewell Betty Martel William Yankee Everlenna Sims Page Eighty-Six Blue and White W ITH a large and interested staff, this year the Blue and White developed into one of the best publications ever edited in Franklin High School. The paper contained articles concerning the sports and contests, the work of the many clubs, the musical activities, literary work, humor, and the social and business affairs of the Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior classes. The Blue and White has proven to be a successful paper ' and was enjoyed by the many students who read it. BLUE AND WHITE STAFF Editor-in-chief .Betty Martel Literary Editor Associate Editor . Soteria Kehayas Chief Clerk .... Business Manager . Maurice Boiteau Milton Capland Mary Walker John Healey Priscilla Talbot Emma DeCesare Mary Corey Barbara Munroe Albert Spencer Mabel Berezin Mabelle Drury Gaby Martel John Kalunian Alice Hill Miriam Carlson Marshall Robinson Ethel Morrissey Raymond Brennan Mae Johnson Aurora D’Errico .. Elaine Mourey Arline Robinson Muriel Young Regina McDonald Phyllis Rhodes Everlenna Sims Catherine Chofay Olga Velluti Stella Allen Louise Richard Rita Fontaine Archie Howell Faculty Advisers Miss Bullukian Miss Wiggin Page Eighty-Seven Model Boat Club T HE Model Boat Club was organized under the direction of Mr. Rodgers in the fall of 193 7. The officers elected were: President — Archie Howell Vice President — Howard Redpath Secretary and Treasurer ■—- Lincoln Wales 1 The purposes of the club were to study and understand boats, their construction and naviga¬ tion, to build models and learn to sail them properly, and to enjoy social parties and activities during the year. •I During the year, the club was able to accomplish the building of: 1 model sailing yacht 10-24 " , 2 model sailing yachts 2-42 " , 1 model speed boat. The club began the study of Red Cross First Aid with the intention of finishing next year with those members passing the course receiving certificates. The club’s social calendar included two outdoor steak roasts and a Christmas party. •I Following are the members: Vincent Molinaro John Cohoon Raymond Cook Henry Proal Fred Stobbart Charles Mastromatteo Bernard Velluti John Tully Americo Santoro Kenneth Reid Lawrence Clark Hilmer Anderson Ernest Collamati John Kalunian Joseph DeNapoli Kenneth Miller Page Eighty-Eight Class Song Tune — Song At Tivilight (Love’s Old Sweet Song) 1 Standing today as Seniors have before. We ' ll keep the Memories for evermore — Of all the days we’ve spent in happy throng. Friendships to be remembered though we’re gone, All you have done to make our dreams come true. Proudly, we lift our hearts unto our School. Chorus —- Franklin High, we’re leaving, to attain our goal. With these Memories of you, deep within our souls. You have been our guidance, all these four years through, Now we start Life’s highway, grateful to you, For days in Franklin High. II All through the years we’ve watched our paths unfold. And quickly by, the years have onward rolled. Teachers as Friends to guide us through each day, Helping us with their cheer to brave the way. So through the years when life seems dark and gray, Memories of School will help us on our way. Chorus — Franklin High, we’re leaving, to attain our goal. With these Memories of you. deep within our souls. You have been our guidance, all these four years through. Now we start Life’s highway, grateful to you. For days in Franklin High. Words by Myrtle Lougee Page Eighty-Nine SENTINEL PRESS INCORPORATED 17 - 19 Depot Street Franklin, Mass. Printers of this years edition of “ THE OSKEY ” and other good School Books . DEAN CO-OPERATIVE BANK A Mutual Association under the supervision of The Commissioner of Banks For the Purpose of Encouraging Thrift and Home Ownership. Bank Building, Franklin Compliments of L. J. CATALDO CO. 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