Franklin High School - Oskey Yearbook (Franklin, MA)

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■HI i ®lje American’s (dvtzb " Breathes there a wan with soul so dead, who never to himself hath said, this is my own, my native land.” — SCOTT I believe in the United States of America, as a gov¬ ernment of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed ; a democracy in a republic ; a sovereign nation of many sovereign states ; a perfect union, one and in¬ separable ; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patri¬ ots sacrificed their lives and fortunes. I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it, to support its constitution, to obey its laws, to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies. SENIORS AS JUNIORS CLASS OFFICERS President — Henry Bartelloni Vice-President — Russell Johnston Secretary —Mary Varjian Treasurer — Agnes McDonald Faculty Adviser —Mr. DePasqua FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL (Joseph hl)e c J?dsqud AMHERST, A.B. • • • • (Joseph (jbeQctsqua A friend, a teacher, and adviser are titles to some, but when bestowed upon Mr. DePasqua their full meaning is definite. All of our successes in any way were due to the excellent guidance of our firm friend and adviser, Mr. DePasqua. To you, the Oskey Yearbook of 1942 is dedi¬ cated. Never will we, your students forget your untiring work and interest. We sincerely wish for you a happy future. Arthur RsD. ZHale AMHERST, A.B. HARVARD, ED.M. Superintendent of Schools £James Q)oherty HARVARD, A.B. Principal of High School OSKEY STAFF Editor-in-Chief Norma Yankee Literary Editor Violet Apalakian Editorial Committee Agnes McDonald, Chairman Claire Landry Myrna Sewell Jean Lyons Margaret Rogan Shirley Rollins Social Chairman Carolyn Cook Advertising Committee JEAN FEELEY, Chairman Helen Molloy John Reilly Ann Stewart Girls’ Sports Boys’ Sports Dora Pizzi Russell Jo hnston — Ray Mercer Faculty Adviser Literary Advisers Mr. DePasqua Miss Wiggin Miss Holmes Business Manager Vera Martello Art Chairman JOHN HONCHARUK Page Ten Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two FACULTY Put on the harness of the moral fight And, with the blessing of your heavenly Father, Maintain the Right! — WHITTIER ii JAMES J. DOHERTY Principal Mathematics “A good friend, a good teacher, and a good principal—” these titles are bestowed by us upon Mr. Doherty. Mr. Doherty ' s idea for collecting newspapers to buy defense bonds has received attention from numerous other schools, many of which have followed suit. His guidance has been appreciated by all, and we leave F. H. S. with the knowledge that we can return at will for further guid¬ ance. CHARLES F. FRAZER Sub-Master Chemistry, Physics “Doc,” as he is popularly called by many of the students, is loved by one and all. He regales his classes with jokes and funny stories and as for his fine work in putting on our assem¬ blies these many years it cannot be excelled. “Doc” has de¬ voted much time and energy to our “Oskey " show for which we certainly thank him. Without his guidance our “Oskeys” would not be such great successes. ALICE WIGGIN English Having been teaching school for many years, Miss Wiggin is one of our most understanding teachers. She is always willing to help any one that she possibly can. Being well versed in Philosophy Miss Wiggin is able to quote many helpful proverbs. To you, Miss Wiggin, we extend our sincere thanks and ap¬ preciation for your guidance. PRISCILLA BULLUKIAN Shorthand, Typing, Office Practice, Spanish Miss Bullukian introduced Spanish this year. It has been very successful. Franklin High is certainly fortunate to have such a fine Commercial teacher. She has sent many efficient secretaries into the business world. Her soft voice and endless patience endear her to all. From the secretarial girls especially, “ Thanks for everything.” Her new pupils will certainly enjoy her classes. Page Twelve Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two JOHN RODGERS Mechanical Drawing, Manual Draining The boys and girls of the graduating class who have been lucky enough to have Mr. Rodgers as their homeroom teacher for two years sing nothing but praise for his manner and cheer¬ ful personality. They extend their thanks for his kindness and understanding and hope he’ll remember his “ quiet ” homeroom class. GEORGE H. COLBERT Athletics, United States History, Civics “Coach” has an unusual combination of intelligence, humor, and athletic ability besides many other virtues. He makes his classes very interesting and most enjoyable. The U. S. History classes will verify this. Besides putting his boys in condition for football and baseball, he is also aiding Uncle Sam by preparing them for our line of national defense. JOSEPH DePASOUA Italian, Commercial Law, Geography Introducing our popular teacher and adviser, Mr. DePasqua. Mr. De Pasqua has been active in civilian defense and has had an A. R. P. class formed in school to help us all in case of frouble. The room 210 has always proven popular and crowds of students can always be found surrounding Mr. DePasqua. The class of ' ' 42” wishes to extend the hope that Amherst will receive " Junior” as it did the “Senior. " MARION HOLMES English Miss Holmes can always be found after school, surrounded by English students. She realizes the full importance of this sub¬ ject to all. Her patience and calmness will always be remembered. She is one of the favorite teachers because of her sweet dis¬ position and interest in us all. Her cheery smile will encourage us forever. Many thanks from all. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirteen ROBERT HANCOCK History, Business Practice, Civics Mr. Hancock is the proud father of a son. We hope his son will turn out as well as he did. He is very well liked because of his enthusiasm in his students and subjects and his fine humor. He will always be remembered for his good disposition and willingness to help his students. GORDON H. FITZPATRICK Mathematics Here is a teacher whom the Freshmen class could not do with¬ out. Under his experienced tutelage the problems of Algebra are easier to solve. “ His patience is his virtue,” so many upper¬ classmen say. To see him after class without a group of beginners in ‘‘math " would certainly be out of the ordinary. “A " does more work than ”B” but ”C " does more work than ”B.” Who does the most work? (Ask Mr. Fitzpatrick). J. MURRAY STEVENS Science, Biology, Band, Orchestra Mr. Stevens, the talented director of ' our school orchestra and band, has made our school assemblies and activities very enjoy¬ able with his fine arrangements. His classes in science and biology are very popular as attributed to the fact that many pupils may be found in his homeroom after school. HENRI BEANE English, Economics, Problems of Democracy Mr. Beane is the most popular member of the faculty. It is little wonder that he is so popular, for he is the coach that gave us such an excellent basketball team this year and spurred the boys on to many victories. His English classes are most interesting as are his other classes also. Page Fourteen Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two DOROTHY LINDBLAD Home Economics Miss Lindblad entered high school with us so we both tried to make each other feel at home. Her brilliant ideas and charm¬ ing manner are appreciated by all. She is very capable in her work concerning the cafeteria and has made the girls - tasks easier with her smile and sweet voice. HOWARD ABBOTT French, Mathematics One of the most popular members of the faculty is Mr. Abbott. He is the coach of our second team in basketball which under his firm but quiet direction succeeded in ending the season victoriously with 18 wins to just one loss. His classes in General Math are interesting especially to Fresh¬ man pupils, and his French classes are instructive and enjoyable. EDITH Z. ROSE Business Practice, Typing, Bookkeeping Miss Rose is one of our most cheerful teachers. She came to us in our Junior year, but we got acquainted with her in a short time. She is always willing to lend a helping hand. Perhaps it isn ' t widely known that she plays the piano. I’m sure we ' d enjoy hearing her. PALMA DeBAGGIS English, Latin One of the prettiest and most efficient members of the faculty is Miss DeBaggis. She has made her Latin and English classes most interesting and enjoyable to all. Her fine cooperative spirit and her willingness to help have made her most popular with the students. Her interest in our social affairs is confirmed by her presence at them all. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Fifteen 0 ALICE BEANE Girls’ Athletics, Salesmanship, Ancient History Whom did we always seek to help us put over our dances and parties? Of course, Miss Beane. She has always been ready and willing to help her students in school work and social ac¬ tivities. As a matter of fact, many of us can thank her for teaching us how to dance. May you always keep that cheery smile and hello, Miss Beane. HOWARD LAUNDRY Boys’ Physical Director Mr. Laundry ' s boys could hardly wait for his classes as he joined in and became one of them in gymnastics. He is always ready to assist in the exhibitions, and everyone enjoyed his new ideas and presentation of them. MARIE RILEY Supervisor of Music Mrs. Riley is one of the busiest women in town, but for all that she finds time to teach some fine songs to the high school glee club. We have always enjoyed her delightful assemblies, and she has always been willing to prepare them in short order. Her girls in Glee Club will never forget her for her patience and good nature. IRENE K. WIGHT Supervisor of Art The pupils under Mrs. Wight have often expressed what novel ideas she presents. We, the graduating class, are able to echo and confirm this when we think of her unique decorations which helped to make our Junior Prom a success. Mrs. Wight ' s art classes have been popular with both boys and girls. We sincerely thank you, Mrs. Wight. You certainly are a living example of the motto, " Always ready, always there.” Page Sixteen Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two MARY DTORIO Office Secretary Mrs. Diorio, better known as " Mary,” is our superb office secretary. She is always at hand to assist both teachers and students in any way she can. The office girls have found her ready and willing at any time to help them with any little problem which might arise in the office. The appreciation of the class is extended to Mrs. Diorio. r c Acknowledgments With profound gratitude, we, the members of the Senior Class, wish to show our apprecia¬ tion for those who so willingly gave up their time to make this, our yearbook, what it is. We wish to thank all the committees, especially the members of the Editorial Committee -—- those who volunteered to help write the individual write-ups and those who aided in typing. No record of appreciation would be complete without thanking Miss Wiggin, Miss Holmes, and Mr. DePasqua who placed us in great debt and no word would be adequate to show our gratefulness for the work they rendered us—Miss Wiggin and Miss Holmes, literary advisers of our yearbook, who corrected all material that went into this book, and Mr. DePasqua, our fac¬ ulty adviser, who advised us on all problems that arose during our four years at Franklin High We also wish to thank all those who, in any way — directly or indirectly — helped to make the publication of this book possible. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Seventeen 1 w ' ).;• . - iUffiHS ■ ' •• • Sjg® OL HW lip? SENIORS Let us then be up and doing. With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. — LONGFELLOW GLASS OFFICERS RUSSELL H. JOHNSTON, Jr. 27 Winter Street Franklin “RUSS” “Our basketball player par excellence.” Classmates, meet " Russ” — Vice President of our Junior Class, President of our Senior Class, most helpful Senior boy, most typical high school boy, and football and basketball star. " Russ” is surely very worthy and deserving of his motto. He was not only the highest scorer of our basketball team, but he also received the honor of being the only boy in our school on the All-Tech Tourney Team. The class join together in giving him three cheers for obtain¬ ing that honor. Being one of the best mixers of our class, “Russ” won himself many friends and acquaintances. " Russ’ ” chief ambition is to become a mechanical engineer, and he is also planning to further his education by enrolling at Northeastern University next fall. May you be as successful in mechanical engineering, " Russ,” as you were in serving the office of the Presidency of our class. Junior Prom Committee 3, Senior Hop Committee 4, Football 3, 4, Basket¬ ball 3, 4, Freshman Acquaintance Party 4, Hallowe ' en Party Committee 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Etiquette Club 2, Oskey (Production) 1, 2, 3, 4, Military Training 3, 4, (Captain), Vice President 3, President 4, Year Book 4. HENRY JOHN BARTELLONI 140 Peck Street Franklin “BART” “You ' ve gotta be a football hero.” One of the first 12-letter men to graduate from this school, the only person in our class to have had the honor of being a class officer every year since our organization, voted the most popular boy, best boy athlete, and best all-round boy by popular vote — that ' s " Bart.” He not only had time to spend on his many social and athletic ac¬ tivities, but he was also an average student in all of his classes. " Bart” is planning to matriculate at Boston College next fall. May we see him rise to the fame that Charlie O ' Rourke and many other football heroes have attained. Marshal 1, 2, Junior Prom Committee 3, Senior Hop Committee 4, Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Freshman Acquaintance Party 1, 4, Hallowe’en Party Committee 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4, Etiquette Club 2, Military Training 3, 4, Treasurer 2, President 3, Vice President 4. Page Tiventy Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two 511 Union Street Franklin MARY NINA VARJIAN ‘•MAY " ' ‘Match me with a good dancer.” Everyone is envious of Mary due to her ability to dance exceedingly well. (Why shouldn ' t we be?). Mary is a sports enthusiast, and she shows it by attending the school’s various athletic contests. Whenever you hear anyone yelling at any of our games, you will know that it is Mary as she is a very loyal rooter. (Mary, may you also continue to be so after you leave school) . Mary is one of the fortunate students of our Secretarial Group who obtained a part-time position before graduation; therefore, she is plan¬ ning to continue working. Although you don’t need our wishing you any success, Mary, we are going to wish you some just the same. Junior Prom Committee 3, Blue and White (Alumni) 4, Freshman Acquaint¬ ance Party 4, Commercial Club 4, Etiquette Club 2, Secretary 3, 4. AGNES ARLENE McDONALD 17 Church Street Franklin “MICKEY” “She that was fair and never proud, Had tongue at will and yet was never loud.” Here she is! " Mickey” our most typical and best all-round girl. Yes, she is also one of our most studious classmates (she gets good results to show for it, too) . " Mickey " is one of the few members of our class who has that very, very rare combination of beauty and intelligence. She also possesses the ability to talk rapidly, but not loudly. Although she does, very little talking in class, she makes up for it outside. As for her fut ure education, " Mickey " may attend Framingham Teachers’ College. Who knows? She may be teaching our children some day! Junior Prom Committee 3, Senior Hop Committee 4, Blue and White 3, Basketball 1, 3, Freshman Acquaintance Party 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 3, 4, Etiquette Club 2, Oskey (Production) 2, 3, 4, Treas¬ urer 3, 4, Year Book (Editorial Chairman) 4, 4th Essay. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Twenty-One 429 Union Street Franklin “APPIE” “Mirth with thee I choose to live” Here is a girl who needs no introduction. Everyone kn ws “Appie.” She is always in demand by teachers and students alike. “Appie " has a personality that has brought her many friends. She can usually be found surrounded by a noisy crowd who are listening to her plans for a new prank or joke. (The funny part about this is that " Appie " is usually the last one to catch on to a ' new " joke.) " Appie " is an A-1 pupil and has completed the secretarial course with the greatest success, graduating as valedictorian of the class. Need we say more? Blue and White (Literary Editor) 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 4. Commercial Club (Secretary) 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Production) 3, 4. Cap and Gown Committee 4. Year Book (Literary Editor) 4. A. A. Lieutenant 4. Honors (Valedictorian). Junior Prom 3. ANGELO M. ARCARO 113 Cottage Street Franklin “SMILIE” “ANGIE” “Happy am , from care I’m free. Why aren ' t they all content like me” “Smilie " is Franklin High School’s gift to the fairer sex. He has decidedly earne d the title of " Clark Gable " for more reasons than one. " Smilie " is a boy who is full of pep and cheerfulness. Everyone enjoys his presence in class because he keeps the " ball rolling " with his clever remarks. Being an able helper of Doc’s, " Angie " has enjoyed many tricks and now he boasts that he knows them by heart. Three cheers to Smilie for a successful future. Keep up with your good cheer, because we all appreciated it. Marshal 4. Ring Committee 3, 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hal¬ lowe’en Party Committee 2, 3. Dramatics 1, 3. 4. Orchestra 1. Band 1, 2. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Production) 3, 4. Military Training 3. 4. MELVILLE BAKER Longhill Road Franklin “MEL” “I resolve to study conscientiously” Now here is a boy who has a way of taking life easy but who suc¬ ceeds in whatever he undertak es. " Mel " is a good-looking boy who could easily be pictured in fashion magazine with the latest of men ' s wear. " Mel " has talked to many of us on his interest in aviation and if this is to be his chosen field we can rest assured that he will prove to be a credit to us all. Junior Prom Committee 3. Dramatics 1. Military Training 2. HAROLD BARNES, Jr. United States Navy “BUD” “BUDDY” ‘‘Those who know — do” " Buddy’’ is a likable fellow, always " kidding " someone. He has a grand personality with young and old alike. He carries a soft spot in his heart for a certain Junior. " Buddy " is following in the footsteps of his father and has joined the Navy. The Navy will have no trouble with Bud. as he has a good personality and is easy to get acquainted with. We admire you for your patriotism. Bud! Work hard for your Uncle Sam, and we know you ' ll never regret it! Military Training 3, 4. Page Twenty-Two Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Franklin 226 West Central RUTH A. BEAUDETTE Street “RUTHIE” “Shy at first, but a good sport when known.” One of those deceiving girls. Ruthie is quiet and serious to all out¬ ward appearances, but she is really capable of much fun-making. She has the faculty of making all friends and no enemies and retaining them like a diplomat. Ruthie is another of our athletic supporters. She followed all the games and ably supported both the participants and cheering section. Ruth ' s ambitions are unknown, but if she perseveres as she has done while in school, she will be very successful in her chosen vocation. Good luck. Ruthie, and never let anything overcome your gay and very ambitious spirit. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Etiquette Club 2. Glee Club 1, 3. LLOYD E. BLACKWOOD 92 Pleasant Street Franklin “TEAK” “Laugh and the world laughs with you.” We have never heard very much from Lloyd while he has been with us these last four years. (Maybe he is bashful.) Lloyd seemed to be interested in sports, because he attended quite a few of the games during the seasons. He never went out for sports because he has always worked after school. Lloyd doesn ' t know what he plans to do in the future. But what¬ ever you do, success to you, Lloyd. Military Training 3, 4. DORIS M. BRENNAN 121 Grove Street Franklin “DOT” “A girl with a very pleasing smile Making our classes worth while.” " Dot " is a pleasant and attractive girl who has many friends. She is quiet, but we do like her company. She has proven to be a good sport not only in classes but also in athletics. Dot’s friendly manner will be a great help to her in her chosen field. She has the desire to become a nurse and without the slightest doubt she will prove to be a most capable one. Junior Prom Committee 1. Freshman Acquaintance Party 1. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Etiquette Club 2. Home Economics 2. ELWYN BROGAN 71 Cottage Street Franklin “BROC” “Quiet yet pleasing is he” Elwyn is one of the Senior boys who does not have very much to say. (He should make more noise. Don’t you think so?) He is very sociable and has a very nice personality, so I have found out by his friends. Elwyn also enjoys sports very much, but he never went out for the teams for reasons unknown. He has no definite plans for the future but in whatever he does plan to do, all his classmates wish him the best of luck. Basketball 3. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Twenty-Three 228 Summer Street Franklin “GIN” “GINNY” “A Smil e full of sunshine A Heart full of song. " " Ginny” is a friendly and good natured girl who has a lot of friends. She has been a loyal rooter at all F. H. S. games. Although " Ginny " is quiet in class, there is a rumor that she can make a lot of noise when she wants to. A pet peeve of Ginny’s is that in English she usually has the honor of being the first girl called upon to give her oral composition. (Do you blame her?) Keep up your giggles, Ginny, for we know they will lead you to an enjoyable future. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe ' en Party Committee 2, 3. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 4. Year Book 4. A. A. Lieu¬ tenant 4. JAMES ANTHONY CAPALDO 376 Union Street Franklin “JIMMY” “CAPPY” “Power to start, power to finish” Jimmy is a very likable fellow. He is very sociable, and has an interesting personality. Jimmy has combined sports with studies and done wonderfully well in both. He played basketball and football and deserves much credit for his performances in both. He also has been on the honor roll be¬ cause of his high grades in his studies. As to his life work, Jimmy has not as yet decided, but in whatever he may plan to do his friends are all wishing him the best of luck. Junior Prom Committee 3. Football 3, 4. Basketball 3, 4. Freshman Ac¬ quaintance Party 2. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2, 3. Baseball 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 3, 4. Military Training 3, 4. A. A. Captain 1, 2, 3. A. A. Lieutenant 4. SAMUEL L. CATRO 79 West Street Franklin “SAM” “He has won just praise that he deserved.” Sammy is one of our most studious fellow students. He takes life seriously and is one of the few who believes in having his homework done daily. Sammy doesn’t seem to care much for the girls, but he did take a certain girl in our class to the Hop last year. Sammy is well-talented in dramatics and has given many successful performances. He plans to go on to college. We wish him loads of luck in what¬ ever he undertakes in the future. He deserves it! Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1. 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 3, 4. President 2. A. A. Captain 2. First Essay. RUTH MARIE COMOLLI 234 Lincoln Street Franklin “RUTIIIE” “Dimples in her cheeks, dimples in her chin, You ' re always sure of lots of fun when Ruth comes rushing in” Ruthie has been chosen as the best-dressed senior girl. (She always did look nice didn’t she?) Of course, no added remarks need be made about her hair, which, as you probably know, is her own natural wave. Ruth has more than the usual share of attractiveness and with her personality plus, she will get along. Ruth has not decided yet whether to be a hair dresser or an art de¬ signer, but we are sure she will be a credit to whichever she chooses. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2, 3. Dramatics 1. Commercial Club 4. Oskey 3, 4. Page Twenty-Four Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Franklin fog He 664 East Central Street CAROLYN COOK “COOKIE ' ’ “Aye, Every inch a Queen. " Ask Cookie. " She always has an answer to anyone ' s problems. She certainly has been an answer to Doc ' s problems at assembly times for one was never quite complete without her. We’ll always remem¬ ber the swell work she put into every Oskey Show especially this year’s. But these are only a few of her attributes. She is a born leader and nothing whatever appalls her. The title of the best-looking girl in the class has become hers. Cookie’s bright smile and cheery manner will bring her success we know. Junior Prom Committee 3. Senior Hop Committee 4. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 4. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Commercial Club (President) 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Pro¬ duction) 1, 2, 3, 4 (Chairman). Year Book 4. A. A. Captain 1. Class day gifts. DOROTHY COOK 391 E. Central Street Franklin “DOT” “BLOSSOM” “A smile full of cheer’’ " Dot " is one of the newer members of the class having entered Franklin High from Keene, N. H. at the beginning of our Junior year. " Dottie " has been a most welcome addition to the class not only for her cheerful, good-natured self but as a good addition to our orchestra. Dot plans to attend Wilfred Academy in Boston after graduation, but as we gazed into our crystal ball we foresaw Dottie changing from a " Cook” to a ‘‘Miller.” Orchestra 3, 4. Oskey (Production) 3, 4. JOSEPH CORNETTA 69 East Central Street Franklin “JOE” “I must have music’’ " Joe " has been told by his many friends that he could easily make his fortune by doubling for a famous comedy star. (Three guesses who!) Joe’s ambition is to form an orchestra of his own and play at all F. H. S. dances! Joe has music in him, so we don ' t doubt that he will become a famous orchestra leader. Good luck, Joe, and keep up with your music. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee 3. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey 3, 4. Military Training 2, 3, 4. MARGARET ANNETTE CROSTA 246 Washington Street Franklin “MARGIE” “A little with quiet is the only diet.” A girl who always looks so neat and pretty and whose hair is the envy of her classmates — that is " Margie.” Margie is a shy but pleasant member of our class. She is a de¬ voted player of basketball, and it certainly is a pleasure to watch her play. " Margie” has plans of attending a hairdressing school, and we feel confident of her success. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Twenty-Five EDWARD CHARLES DAILEY 100 Union Street Franklin “EDDIE” “A speedy youth in more ways than one.” Introducing the captain of 42’s undefeated basketball team, Eddie Dailey. “Eddie” has been, until recently, a quiet boy, active in sports but with little interest in girls. At present he has proven himself to be very popular with the fairer sex. In fact, we can’t keep track of his heart interests. How many of us have noticed and commented upon the springy jumps that “Eddie’’ is able to accomplish for a “high one” on the basketball court? Just keep your aim for success in the future as you did your aim for the hoop, “Eddie,” and you ' ll be right on top. Junior Prom Committee 3. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2, 3, 4. Etiquette Club 3. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. CHARLES DANGELO 32 Hutchinson Street Franklin “CHARLIE” “COUSIN” ‘‘Fun loving and gay is Charlie all day.” “Charlie” is one of our swell football players. Whenever he played, he went in the game to win. On the field or in school, “Charlie” is one of the best-natured Senior boys. Speaking of boys, “Charlie” was always seen with his cousin (which is quite unusual). “Charlie” is thinking of becoming an aviation mechanic. If he works at his favorite ambition as he did at school, we can be sure that he will succeed. In order to keep the planes flying, the United States must have “Charlie” as their mechanic. Good luck, Charlie, and “Keep ’em Flying.” Junior Prom Committee 3. Football 4. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. WILLIAM W. DANGELO 18 Hutchinson Street Franklin “WILLIE” “BILL” ‘‘Always a-grinning, always a-winning , always a-feeling fine.-” “Willie,” like his cousin, is another of our football players and one of our Senior boys who is liked by everyone. Although “Willie” played only one year of football. Coach Colbert and the remainder of the football team will certainly miss his performance on the field. “Willie " always pals around with “Charlie” and for cousins they get along very well. Both are always having a jolly time just for the enjoyment out of it. “Willie,” like his cousin, also wants to take up aviation mechanics. With his winning personality, he is bound to win success. Football 4. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. ELEANOR DeGRAZIO 68 Alpine Place Franklin “SHORTY” ‘‘Always gay and full of fun, Shorty’s a pal to everyone” Eleanor is one of our petite seniors, but that doesn ' t make much difference because as the old saying goes, “Good things come in small packages.” (They are not always noiseless, either). When laughter was about in the room, “Shorty” would be in the midst of it. (1 wonder if she laughs all the time.) She does all the time while in school. As her life work, Shorty would like to take up nursing. With her sweet smile and cherry laughter. Shorty will be the favorite as a nurse. Success to you, Shorty; success is in your way. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Production) 4. Page Twenty-Six Nineteen Flundred Forty-Two HENRY DeGREGORIO Alpine Place Franklin “BUGSIE” “DeGREG” “Quiet is of me no friend Give me noise without end” " Bugsie " has been voted the " class tease, " and no one who knows him wonders why. He is always joking with his fellow classmates and the teachers have been no exception. He is always ready with a quip and often makes himself the butt of his own, and others’ jokes. When " Bugsie " really put his mind on his work, he really surprised us with his knowledge. We don’t know " Bugsie ' s " ambition, but if joking is one of them, he’ll probably be a future Fred Allen or Jack Benny. Win your way through life as you did in school with a joke or a smile. Hallowe ' en Party Committee 1, 2, 3. Dramatics 1, 3, 4. Orchestra 1, 2, 3, Etiquette Club 2, Oskey (Production) 3, 4. Military Training 3, 4. Manager of Sports 2, 3. ELEANOR PAULINE D’ORAZIO 87 Alpine Place Franklin “HAPPY” “Little, but, oh my!” This girl has been rightfully nicknamed " Happy” for she is always smiling and good-natured. Eleanor has lovely dark hair and eyes and has many friends who enjoy her pleasant company. " Happy " is a good student and does her work faithfully and well. Eleanor ' s plans for the future are uncertain. We are sure though, that she would make an excellent dressmaker because of her fine work in sewing classes. Junior Prom Committee 3, Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Production) 2, 4. HELEN JEAN EASTMAN 56 Dean Avenue Franklin “DP’ “HONEY” “She is pretty to walk with and witty to talk with.” " Di " is one of the quieter members of our class. Every once in a while, though, you can hear a giggle and sure enough it is Helen. Helen is usually followed by an extremely long " shadow, " but this seldom disturbed her good nature. " Di " has been studying typewriting very diligently so that she may be able to secure a position as stenographer or secretary. If " Di " struggles as much to earn her position as she has struggled to win the badminton tournaments, she won’t be a failure. " Di " can always entertain her friends by playing the piano for them. Good luck, Helen, and may you always have high ideals. Junior Prom Committee 3. Glee Club 1, 2, 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2. Dramatics 1. JEAN FEELEY 40 East Central Street Franklin “IRISH” “JEANIE” “Wise and witty, pleasing and pretty” Jean is the typical high school girl supplying jokes for most of her pals, especially Virginia, Ruthie, Vera, and Carolyn. Jean has been chosen as the wittiest girl so that might have something to do with it. (Or may be it’s inherited from a certain sister.) Jean always attended various school activities which the school sponsored. (Mostly basketball games though. What was the attrac¬ tion, Jean?) She is planning to be a nurse as far as she knows, and we can all be sure that with her witty humor and pleasing personality she will succeed. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2, 3. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 3. Etiquette Club 3. Oskey 2, 3, 4. Year Book (Advertising Chairman) 4. A. A. Lieutenant 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Twenty-Seven ROBERT FOX 103 Dean Avenue Franklin “BOB” " Eat, drink, and be merry.” “Bob” is a swell kid, but we didn ' t see enough of him. “Bob” liked to play hookey most of the time — or were you playing hookey, “Bobi”’ Seriously, Bob is a good student, very quick to learn, and a grand pal. He has done a lot for Military Training in the position of Captain. Whatever you do when you leave F H. S., “Bob,” you should be a big success. Junior Prom Committee 3. Football 2, 3. Dramatics 1. Band 1, 2, 3. Mili¬ tary Training 3, 4. JOHN GENOA 22 Geb Street Franklin “JOHNNY” “The better you know him. The better you like him.’’ “Johnny” is a very likeable fellow once you get to know him. He seems quite shy, but we only see him in school (so who knows?) Johnny was chosen as the cutest high school Senior boy. (Don ' t run. girls.) “Johnny” was a member of our undefeated basketball team, and we certainly are proud of him. Johnny was always being teased (mostly by girls and a teacher.) As his career, “Johnny” has decided to be an aviator. With him in the United States Air Corps, I am sure victory is bound to be with us. Loads of luck to you, “Johnny.” Marshal 1 . Junior Prom Committee 3. Football 3, 4. Basketball 2, 3, 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 1. Baseball 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Pro¬ duction), 4. CAROLYN GEROMINI 61 King Street Franklin “CARRIE” " A Stitch in time saves nine” “Carrie” is a pretty little girl who is inclined to be a bit on the shy side. “Carrie” doesn ' t seem to have much to say, but she is well liked by her schoolmates. “Carrie " is the domestic type and likes sewing and cooking very much. Carolyn wants to attend a dressmakers’ school in Boston when she graduates. We wish you luck, Carolyn, and hope you succeed in your chosen career. Junior Prom Committee 3. Etiquette Club 2. Home Economics 1, 2, 4. LOUIS GRICI 664 Union Street Franklin “LOUIE” " Silence is golden” “Louie” is one of the very few boys who know how ' to maintain silence. We never heard very much from him in High School but whenever he was asked to do anything, he would always assist as much as possible. He never went out for any sports for reasons we do not know. It’s too bad. too, because he would certainly have helped us during our football season. As his career work, “Louis” does not definitely know what to do. Whatever you do, “Louie,” success to you. Military Training 3, 4. Page Twenty-Eight Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two EILEEN RUTH GRINNELL 14 Wachusett Street Franklin “I” “Graceful and useful in all she does” “I” is one of the girls whom we have taken from another school. She came to Franklin in our Junior year. Because of her sweet manner and grand personality, she quickly made many friends. Eileen is one of the business girls and plans to make office work her career, although she hasn ' t decided on the particular type of work. Success wherever you are always, “I.” Commercial Club 4. Blue and White 4. MILTON GUINARD 27 Alpine Row Franklin “MILT” “Small but Mighty’’ Meet Milton who could very easily write a book on the “Gift of Gab. " His powerful voice carries through the corridors and certainly makes up for his lack in height. He ' s always prepared for a good argument with anyone else who (unfortunately) thinks he can put up a good argument, too. “Milt " is undecided on the future but he has been working after school hours in a local store. Who knows? Someday he might be a member of the Retail Board of Trade. The best wishes of the class are with you always, Milton. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Commercial Club 4. Military Training 3, 4. SHIRLEY GURWITZ Union Street Franklin “SHIRT” “Thinking is but an idle thought” Shirley is one of our most-excitable pals. She is disturbed at noth¬ ing sometimes and is disturbed at everything other times. Really though. Shirley is a swell friend and the kids will never forget the fun they have had with her in all her classes. Shirley likes to talk a lot and also likes to write a lot. She writes to a certain “Hi " in the army. Great success to you in the future, Shirley. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee 4. Orchestra 4. Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4. VIRGINIA LORRAINE HAWLEY 147 Maple Street Franklin “GINNY” “GINGER” “Care-free, clever, and sporty” Virginia came to Franklin High from Canton in our Junior year. We are sure Canton missed her not only because she is a brilliant scholar but because of her likable nature. Virginia has made many new friends of both sexes since she ar¬ rived here. “Ginger " wants to take a nurses’ training course or go to college. Although she prefers college, we are sure she will succeed in whatever she undertakes to do. Glee Club 1. Oskey 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Twenty-Nine MYRON C. HENRY 10 Garfield Street Franklin “HERK” “Good things come in small packages.” With his engaging personality and good-looks, Myron certainly made a hit with all the girls. He has not the quality of shyness as many imagine but rather is he most friendly. As a member of our swell basketball team, he had an opportunity to show us that he could handle the ball. “Herk” was also a faithful ' music-maker ' ' in the band and a loyal rooter at the football games. " Herk " was the object of envy among many of his friends because of his ability to jump casually on a motorcycle and go for a jaunt. We know he will continue to speed on to " Success. " Good luck, Myron. Basketball 3, 4. Band 2, 3, 4. Oskey 1, 2. Military Training 3, 4. JOHN HONCHARUIv Summer Street Franklin “JOHNNY” “He relished a joke and rejoiced in a pun.” " Johnny " is one of the few boys who never makes a great deal of noise. He could always be counted on to give Mr. Colbert a good argument in history, though. John ' s artistic ability far surpasses any we have seen and his " origi¬ nalities " have provided much pleasure and riotousness among his class¬ mates. " Johnny " never had much use for girls until his senior year when he changed his opinion about them. We have no doubt that " Johnny’s " future will be as it has been in F. H. S., an actively successful one. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Dramatics 4. Oskey 3, 4. Military Training 3, 4. Year Book 4. RICHARD EDWARD HOLMES 23 Summer Street Franklin “BASIL” “ ' With carefree ways and manner hearty.” " Basil " is the boy who will take Bill Stern ' s place, because his love is sports. He knows more about different players than any boy in school. " Basil. " besides being one of our friendliest boys, is also one of the noisiest. He is continually playing pranks and being caught. It is not uncommon to see " Basil " down in the " shop " sandpapering desks. (We wonder why!) Best of luck, " Basil.” We’ll see you in the news. Marshal 1. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Military Training 3, 4. A. A. Captain 1. AUDREY JOHNSON 151 East Central Street Franklin “AUD” “Grand to be merry and wise.” Audrey is a happy-go-lucky girl, always smiling and laughing, never frowning. She spreads a ray of sunshine wherever she is. She is quick-witted, not only outside of class but also in class. Whenever Miss Wiggin had difficulty in getting an answer, she just had to call on " Sammy " or Audrey. Audrey plans to go to Normal School next fall. Whatever you un¬ dertake should be easy for you, Audrey. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 1, 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2, 3. Dramatics 1, 3. Etiquette Club 2. Page Thirty Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two RUSSELL LEON JOHNSON 25 Beaver Street Franklin “RUSS” “His faults lie lightly upon him’’ Although “Russ” did not participate in sports at High School he could be frequently seen attending the games and playing sand-lot baseball after school. He is a happy-go-lucky fellow who doesn ' t let circumstances bother him. Russell plans to attend a Medical Technician ' s school and make that work h is career. We are sure he will succeed. Military Training 3. MARJORIE L. KNIPE South Street Franklin “MARG” “Let the rest of the world go by Majorie is seldom heard around school. In fact you would scarcely know she was in the room except for the brightness of her blonde hair. She is a very deceiving girl, for she is known by her intimate friends to be very likable and friendly. “Marg ' ' always took a back seat in classes because of her bashful¬ ness, but someday soon she’s going to come forward and let the world know she’s around. Home Economics 4. MARY CLAIRE LANDRY 84 Union Street Franklin “LANNY” “Someone gentle, someone fair.” Here is a dainty little miss. Claire is an attractive, yet shy, member of the secretarial group. She is friendly with the girls but has a bashful way with the boys. (Many friends claim she has an interest in Woonsocket, but Claire has never confirmed this rumor.) Claire is a good student, and you may be sure that you could always find her name on the honor roll. Success is yours Claire; keep up the good work. Ring Committee 3. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Fresh¬ man Acquaintance Party 4. Glee Club 1. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 3, 4. Dramatics 4. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 3, 4. Year Book 4. Second Essay. EDGAR LAUNDRY 25 Alpine Place Franklin “Books are but one inlet of knowledge” Edgar and Elwyn are the inseparable pair and can be rightly named “Mutt and Jeff.” Edgar always seems to be good natured and smiling and willing to help out when needed. He has many friends and is well liked because of his good nature. Edgar’s plans for the future are uncertain. He would like to go to work and we wish him success in obtaining a position. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirty-One W. GEORGE LANDRY 33 Metcalf Street Franklin “SLUGGER” “Rather solemn, but cheerful, too. Keeping ever his aims in view.’’ George is a boy who is a willing helper and has proven himself to be an asset on the staff of the " Blue and White.” George has given many the impression that he is quiet but to his friends who really know him he is not so. George provides a lot of interest for his classmates because he loves to argue his point out with the teacher. For his career, George is interested in accounting and is making plans to enter a school of this kind. Best of luck to you, George, in your chosen vocation. Marshal 1. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Ac¬ quaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 2, 3. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 1. 2, 3. Military Training 3, 4. A. A. Captain 1. JEAN MARIE LYONS 2 Charlotte Street Franklin “JEANNIE” “Always ready — always there Always willing to do her share.’’ Here’s an Irish colleen with smiling eyes who could always put on a brogue for one of Doc’s plays. Even if some certain scripts didn’t call for a brogue. Jeannie could always put her talent into a part and help make the play successful. But Jeannie is very versatile. She is one of the most efficient student secretaries Franklin High has ever turned out. She can hold down her part of the game in athletics and her voice gave the Glee Club a boost for four years. Such a co-operative and friendly girl can ' t help but be successful. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Basketball 1. 2. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe ' en Party Committee 4. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4. Year Book 4. Home Economics 1. AGNES CHRISTINE MARCO 66 Hutchinson Street Franklin “Work a little, play a little.” This is Agnes—always full of pep and ready to do anything that is suggested. She fairly bubbles over with eagerness when it comes to having fun. Her share of wit and humor make her popular with everyone. Perhaps this accounts for the very interesting letters she writes (see the U. S. Army). She has been a great asset to the Blue and White, especially in editing the " Humor” page. Agnes has heen a loyal rooter at all our games and was often a will¬ ing worker at the entrance gate. This fun-loving girl will certainly make her way in the world and make the lives of all those she comes in contact with brighter. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe ' en Party Committee 1. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 3. Oskey 1, 3, 4. Cap and Gown Committee 4. A. A. Captain 3, 4. ALICE MARY MARGUERITE 223 Washington Street Franklin “Pupils should be seen and not heard.” Alice is another girl who is deceiving in that she is quiet with some but not so with others. Alice has been an enthusiastic basketball player for four years and has proven herself to be a good sport in many ways. Alice and her friends, Florence and Margaret, are often spoken of as the three musketeers. Throughout their school years they have been constantly together. A friendship like this proves how easily Alice will get along with future acquaintances. Basketball 1, 2. Etiquette Club 1. Page Thirty-Two Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Franklin 81 Washington Street EILEEN MARONEY “i” “Bright as a ray of sunshine’’ If there’s ever a nice time to be had. Eileen will be there. Never a dull moment exists when she is around! Her enthusiasm and vitality stimulated the crowds to cheering when she led them. Eileen has helped to make a success of our many social events, and she has constantly been a willing worker in behalf of the class. We know she will always be loyal to F. H. S. and continue to bring brightness to all in the outside world. Junior Prom Committee 3. Senior Hop Committee 4. Blue and White Assoc. Editor 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 3. Commercial Club 4. Eti¬ quette Club 2. Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4. Vice President 2. Cheer Leader 3, 4. Home Economics 1, 2. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. VERA MARTELLO 17 Howard Street Franklin “V” “MARTY” “Always friendly, full of cheer, faces brighten when Vera draws near.’’ Vera is one of our most popular Senior girls. She always has a sunny smile and a cheery ‘ ' hello ' ' for all. Vera was chosen as “most sociable girl.’’ and it fits her perfectly. Vera was one of our charming cheer leaders who did a great deal in bringing about victory for our teams. Vera is uncertain as to what she will do after graduation. With her very good sense of humor, we are sure Vera will succeed in whatever she plans to do. Good luck to you, Vera. Junior Prom Committee 2. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Glee Club 1, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 2, 3. Year Book Business Manager. Cheer Leader 3, 4. Senior Play Chairman 4. FLORENCE MEL IN 696 West Central Street Franklin “FLOSSIE” “She walks in beauty like the night’’ Good-looking, good-natured, and up-to-the-minute on the latest clothes—that ' s Florence. Florence is one of our more clever classmates who has been granted the abilities of an artist. Her talent has been in constant demand, and she has been ready and willing to supply it. As an avid sports follower, Florence has always been there rooting for Franklin High, even when we played Bellingham! Though she is somewhat hazy about the future, Florence cannot help but achieve her goal with such a personality. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Dramatics 3. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 2. RAYMOND D. MERCER 223 Lhiion Street Franklin “RAY” " I ' m going to dance my way to Heaven’’ Meet Ray who certainly went in for sports in a big way in his Senior year. But he certainly made up for all the time he had lost in the athletic world. He became a first-string member of our football varsity squad and won a substitute position on our famous basketball team. One other sport that Ray really excels in is hockey, but he never got an opportunity to prove his ability in behalf of Franklin High. Nor do his talents stop there, for Ray is as much at home on the dance floor as the field or court. In fact, he has won the title of “Best Boy Dancer.” He is also one of the lucky few who are taking a machine course. With such a personality and so many abilities, how can he help but pave his way in this world with success? Good luck, Ray. Junior Prom Committee 3. Football 4. Basketball 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 3, 4. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. Year Book 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirty-Three ANTHONY MOLINARO 56 Ruggles Street Franklin “TONY” “MOLLY” “Tall of stature, calm of mind. " Tony is known by everyone with his cheery call of “H!i.” He is a pupil who is liked by every teacher on account of his willingness to cooperate. Tony can always be found at every dance, checking or attending to the tickets. He should be an expert at it now. To be a machinist is Tony ' s ambition and according to reports from Mr. Rodgers, Tony will be able to fill an A-1 position. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 2, 3, 4. Hal¬ lowe’en Party Committee 1, 2, 3, 4. Military Training 3, 4. Manager of Sports 1 , 2 . HELEN JOSEPHINE MOLLOY 113 School Street Franklin “SLUGGA” “MAL” “SIS” “A face with gladness overspread.’’ " Slugga” is one of our noisier gids. We always knew she was around when we heard loud laughter. “Slugga ’’ always caused a noisy home room, but her good nature made up for any disturbance. She was invariably late for check-up after sixth period class and made herself the butt of her jokes. “Slugga” wants to be a nurse and lucky is the patient that gets “Happy-go-Lucky” “Slugga.” Don ' t ever let anything overpower your enthusiasm, “Slugga,” and you’ll surely succeed in your chosen work. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 1. Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee 2. Dramatics 2. Etiquette Club 1. Oskey (Production) 4. Year Book 4. ALBERT MORIN 39 Worsted Street Franklin “AL” “Oh what mag man within him hide, Though angel on the outward side’’ ‘‘Al” is a nice lad whose favorite pastime is writing notes, especially to a certain “Fluffy.” “Al " doesn ' t believe in the “all work, and no play” saying and perhaps looks a little too much towards the other side of it. But really, “Al” is a lot of fun. Best wishes to you in whatever you undertake, “Al!” Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Band 4. Etiquette Club 1. Oskey (Produc¬ tion) 1. Military Training 2. Camera Club 1. JOSEPHINE M. NADOLNY Grove Street Franklin “JO” “Good nature and good sense are her companions’’ “Jo” is small and quiet, a girl who goes about school with a smile for all. To know “Jo” is a pleasure. " Jo” lives a distance from school which makes it impossible for her to attend any social gatherings, but she is interested in every school affair and does her bit to bring about its success. We all wish you luck, “Jo,” in whatever you undertake. (Try to make a lot of noise to make up for your quietness at school.) Home Economics 1, 2, 3, 4. Page Thirty-Four Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Franklin ESTHER R. NARDI 244 East Central Street “Never on time, but always there.” Esther could never seem to get to school on time and usually arrived there ten or fifteen minutes late. Nevertheless, we enjoyed her pres¬ ence perhaps even more when we had to wait longer to see her. Esther is a great bowling enthusiast, and whenever she said that she had not done her homework, we knew she had been bowling again. One of Esther ' s headaches was biology. As she plans to become a nurse, she tried her hardest to overcome her difficulties in her problem. If you try as hard to overcome your problems in the future. Esther, your success is certainly going to be achieved, and you will earn a prominent place among the other nurses of today. Junior Prom Committee 3. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 3. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 2, 3, 4. Class Secretary 2. Year Book 4. ROBERT FREDERICK NEUMAN 144 King Street Franklin “BOB” “FRITZ” “His thoughts lie in the clouds.” " Bobby " has been a good student all his high school years. Mathe¬ matics has been his favorite subject in school, and his favorite hobby is aeronautics. He plans to study aeronautics and become a pilot. Bobby is a like¬ able classmate and a student pleasing to the teachers. He likes to argue although he doesn’t always win his arguments. Bobby is one of the more " serious lads " of our class and should have a very interesting future. Junior Prom Committee 3. Hallowe’en Party Committee. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. LAWRENCE S. NICHOLSON 315 Lincoln Street Franklin “NICK” “LARRY” “A grin for everyone.” " Nick " is one of our most pleasant boys. You can always find him grinning and enjoying other schoolmates’ company. Never serious but always looking for fun is Nick. Playing pranks is his main delight, and many of us have been his victims. Ambitious is Nick. He has been working as a clerk in one of our stores all year, and when asked what his plans for the future were, Nick replied, " I guess I’d like to become the manager.” With h is pleasing personality and witty way, Nick will surely reach his goal. Marshal 1, 2. Oskey 2. Military Training 2. DORA L. PIZZI 48 Arlington Street Franklin “DOT” “DO” “She is given to sports, to gaiety, and much company.” Dora has been voted our best girl athlete and she certainly deserves the title. She has been a staunch supporter of all activities, enjoying sports and social functions equally. Her classmates showed their approval by electing her their home-room Athletic Association captain. Dora wants to be a nurse and has high ambitions in this field. We know she will be a great success in her chosen work, and we wish her the best that nursing can bring to anyone. Junior Prom Committee 3. Basketball 1, 2. Hallowe’en Party Committee 1. Baseball 1, 2. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey 4. Year Book, Girls’ Sports editor 4. A. A. Captain 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirty-Five JOHN REILLY 190 East Central Street Franklin “JOHNNY” “Never trouble trouble, ' til trouble troubles you.” " Johnny” has been voted our " best dressed boy, " and any one who knows him has never doubted that he would receive this title. John never seems to have many worries about his clothes, but he is always " neat as a pin.” " Johnny” has always been a great airplane enthusiast. When he has some spare time he makes models of the better-known planes. These have often been on display in store windows in town. We don ' t know what " Johnny” plans to do in the future, but if it has anything to do with airplanes or naval work, he will surely be a success. Keep up the good work, “Johnny,” and always do your best to “keep ' em flying. " Marshal 1, 2. Military Training 3, 4. FLORENCE T. RISTAINO 202 Washington Street Franklin “FLO” “It is the quiet worker who succeeds.” Florence is one of our smallest girls, but what she lacks in height she makes up for in her activity in all school affairs. " Flo” is quiet and shy with some, but after you get to know her she proves to be just as noisy as the rest. A business career is Florence ' s choice for the future, and in this field Florence will go a long way with her many pleasing qualities. Good luck from your classmates, Florence. We hope you will reach your goal. Blue and White 4. Basketball 1. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. MARGARET LOUISE ROGAN 32 Fisher Street Franklin “PEGGY” “MAGIE” “An abridgment of all that was pleasant in woman.” Peggy is a well-liked girl, and a good student. She and Marion have lost their hearts to the same family. Peggy has been a great help to all during her four years in high school. She is always willing to help others, and never hesitates to help one in any way that she can. Peggy is very understanding, and kind to newcomers. She makes one feel at ease. Margaret ' s sense of humor has won her many friends and we know this will help her along in her future plans. Junior Prom Committee 3. Basketball 1, 2. Freshman Acquaintance Party 1. Glee Club 1, 2 . Hallowe’en Party Committee 1, 2, 3, 4. Dramatics 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey 2. Camera Club 1, 2. SHIRLEY PHYLLIS ROLLINS 51 Crescent Street Franklin “SHIRL” “Daunted by nothing, ever willing to try.” Here is a bright and cheerful girl with lovely auburn hair and brown eyes. “Shirl” has a lovely smile and a host of friends. Although she is comparatively new to our school, having entered in the Junior year, she has made friends quickly and is always willing to help out. Shirlev plans to go to college and further her education after gradu¬ ation. We know she will be successful. Junior Prom Committee 3. Senior Hop Committee 4. Freshman Acquaint ance Party 3, 4. Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Halowe’en Party Committee 4. Dra¬ matics 4. Orchestra 2. Class Officer 1, 2. A. A. Lieutenant 4. Page Thirty-Six Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Franklin 55 Gallison Street ANTHONY SASTER “TONY” " Outstanding in sports with flying feet, To watch Saster is a treat.” Ask " Tony” what his greatest ambition is? I did, and his reply (which didn ' t seem quite natural) was a " lover.” " Tony " seemed to be the quiet type in high school, but we can t judge people by types. In athletics, " Tony” majored in football and baseball. The Blue and White will certainly miss " Tony” because he always played a swell game of ball. " Tony” is not certain as to what he will undertake for a career, but in w hatever he does plan to do, we wish him all the success in the world. Marshal 1. Football 2, 3, 4. Baseball 2, 3, 4. Military Training 3. MYRNA CONSTANCE SEWELL 103 Marvin Avenue Franklin “SUSIE” " Oh, fie upon this single life!” Myrna is a girl with a varied personality. She is at times both serious and silly and always a lot of fun. If you ever see a group of giggling girls, she is more than likely among them, and yet in the classroom she certainly sticks to business. " Susie” has been a most valuable worker in the production depart¬ ment of the " Blue and White” and has given much of her time to it. Dramatics are " right down her alley” and intra-mural basketball has been a favorite pastime of hers. " Susie” plans to go on to Dean Academy next year. We all know that she’ll certainly make a " hit” with everyone she meets in the future. Junior Prom Committee (Decoration) 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Ac¬ quaintance Party 4. Glee Club 1. 2. Hallowe ' en Party Committee, 1, 4, Dra¬ matics 1. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Oskey (Production), 1, 3, 4. Year Book 4. Honor, 3rd Essay. ELIZABETH SOCCI McCarthy Street Franklin ”Quietly she goes her way” Elizabeth is so quiet that many of us have missed the pleasure of knowing her. Those that know Elizabeth have enjoyed the many different qualities that she possesses. Elizabeth is a student any teacher could be proud of. She always has her lessons prepared and just right, too! When you go out in the world. Elizabeth, we hope you will over¬ come your tendency to be shy, because we all want you to succeed in your chosen field. Good luck, Elizabeth. ANN J. STEWART 242 Beaver Street Franklin “ANNIE” “Shy and sweet and always neat, This combination can’t be beat.” The most respected girl of the class of 194 2 is Ann. Her shy but sweet smile have won her a host of friends of both sexes. She is a good student and does her work well having been on the honor roll a good many terms. Ann plans to go on to business school to further her education, and we are sure she will be a very welcome addition to the business world. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Freshman Acquaintance Party 4. Hallowe’en Party Committee 4. Commercial Club 4. Year Book 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirty-Seven ROSE MARIE TADDEO 21 Wachusett Street Franklin “ROSIE” “TEDDY” “The days of our youth are the days of our glory ” Rose is always ready to help anyone, and the genuine sincerity with which she does things makes her a delightful person to know. Rose plans to be a hairdresser and if one judges by the appearance of her own hair, her success is certainly going to be assured. Make yourself known and work as you did in school. Rose, and you ' ll succeed. We’re sending our best regards and hopes along with you, and with all of these never fear any obstacles. Hallowe’en Party Committee 3. Etiquette Club 2. CHARLES JOSEPH TRACY 196 East Central Street Franklin “CHUBBY” “The man who blushes is not quite a brute’’ “Chubby” is one of our best athletes. He not only excels in foot¬ ball and baseball, but he has been a very valuable member of the basketball team, contributing many points towards its victories. “Chubby” used to be a little shy. but recently he has overcome this shyness and has become quite popular with the fairer sex. Although we do not know “Chubby’s " plans for the future, we are sure he will succeed. The best wishes of the class of 194 2 go with you, “Chubby.” Marshal 1. Ring Committee 3. Football 3, 4. Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. Base¬ ball 1, 2, 3, 4. Oskey 4. Military Training 3, 4. ERNEST JACKSON WILSON 602 Union Street Franklin “ERNIE” “Still water runs deep” “Ernie” is a studious lad who looks more on the serious side of life. He works hard not only in school, but also outside of school. He is rather quiet, but when you get to know him. you realize he has a very humorous side. Never paying much attention to the farier sex until this year, “Ernie” has proved to be very popular especially with a certain short Sophomore. “Ernie’s” plans for the future are aimed at Boston University where he will take up business training. Orchestra. Band. Military Training. MARIE WILSON 344 Oak Street Franklin “RE” “A nymph of healthiest here’’ Everyone knows Marie to be a most friendly classmate even though she seems much more reserved than the other girls. But she has her silly moments, too, for she has often been heard to giggle when she is with her pals. Her thoughtfulness for others and gay spirit have won her a host of friends. We ' ll all remember her grace to blush whenever she was being teased. Marie does not believe in doing things half way. Her conscientious work in whatever she undertakes established that idea in everyone ' s mind. Certainly Marie cannot help but succeed in the future with such a friendly disposition. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Eti¬ quette Club 2. Oskey 2, 3, 4. Horne Economics 1, 2. Page Thirty-Eight Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two MARION GERTRUDE WORSMAN 189 School Street Franklin “MAE” “RED” “Sensible people find nothing useless’’ Marion is a redhead, but the traditional temper accompanying such coloring is not one of her traits. She has been one of our basketball enthusiasts and always kept up her side of the cheering section. As a result, many of us held our ears for days after. Although not very quiet at joking, ‘ ' Mae " always appreciated dggood joke even though it was at her own expense. Marion plans to enter Faulkner Flospital, and we know lucky will be the patient that has " Mae” for a nurse. The best of luck to you " Mae.” If you show as much enthusiasm in your chosen work as you did at athletic games, your success is assured. Junior Prom Committee 3. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hallowe’en Party Commit¬ tee. Etiquette Club 2. A. A. Captain. A. A. Lieutenant 4. WALTER SYDNEY WORSTER 97 East Central Street Franklin “DUDA” “A bashful boy but not too shy’’ " Duda " up to his senior year was very quiet and reserved, at least that is the way he seemed to us. This year has seen " Duda” come out of his shell and become better known to his classmates (and to a certain Freshman girl) . " Duda " has a mischievous twinkle in his eyes and a ready smile for all. His good nature has won him many friends. " Duda " has proven himself to be a fine ball player and when we see a ball going his way we have no fear, because " Duda” can be de¬ pended upon to stop it. Best wishes to you " Duda,” for a successful future. Baseball 3, 4. Military Training 3, 4. ELEANOR M. WYLLIE South Street Franklin “SCOTTY” “A smile for each — a friend for all ” Eleanor is a girl with pretty dark curls and eyes. Although quiet, she is one who can be counted upon to support all worthy under¬ takings. She is sweet and good-natured and thus has many friends, both boys and girls. " Scotty” is another of the fine group of girls in the business class who will contribute much to the business world. Eleanor hopes to be a filing clerk, and we know she will succeed. We wish you the best of luck. " Scotty.” Blue and White 4. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. JAMES HENRY WYLLIE Miller Street Franklin “JIMMY” “Far from the maddening crowd ' s ignoble strife’’ Jimmy is the traditional " woman hater. " He is always very shy if a girl should happen to speak to him. and he has always avoided girls whenever possible. We don’t know what he plans to be, because he was always so quiet in school whenever he noticed anyone around. He seemed to get a great deal of pleasure from just being on the sidelines, watching everyone else do the " noisy” things in life. When " Jimmy” gets out of school, we ' re sure he’ll " Branch out” and mix in more with people. If he does this, we know he ' ll get a great deal out of life and win a high place in this great world of today. Military Training 3, 4. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Thirty-Nine foam NORMA E. YANKEE 207 Peck Street Franklin “NORM” “Although this girl is petite With her it is hard to compete’’ “Norm” is one of the most popular girls in the class. She is little as well as sweet, but though small in size she is able to accomplish practically anything she sets out to do. ' ' Norm” is one of Franklin High ' s best students and graduated as Salutatorian. Norma is willing to do anything she can to help, and her sweet personality has won her a host of friends. ‘‘Norm” attended Miss Gillis ' business school in Norwood evenings and has a bright future ahead of her. Junior Prom Committee 3. Blue and White (Editor) 4. Freshman Ac¬ quaintance Party 4. Glee Club 1, 2. Hallowe’en Party Committee 4. Dra¬ matics 1, 3. Commercial Club 4. Etiquette Club 2. Year Book (Editor) 4. Salutatorian. TKey to £Baby Pictures 1. Marjorie Knipe 26. George Landry 2. Shirley Rollins 27. Doris Brennan 3. Virginia Hawley 28. Helen Eastman 4. Dorothy Cook 29. Carolyn Geromini 5. Ernest Wilson 30. Dora Pizzi 6. Audrey Johnson 31. Virginia Brunelli 7. Ruth Comolli 3 2. Sydney Worster 8. Lloyd Blackwood 33. Jean Lyons 9. Eleanor D ' Orazio 34. Agnes Marco 10. Robert Neuman 3 5. Florence Melin 1 1. Mary Varjian 3 6. John Genoa 12. Agnes McDonald 3 7. Shirley Gurwitz 13. Marion Worsman 3 8. Rose Taddeo 14. Myron Henry 39. Richard Holmes 15. James Wyllie 40. Eileen Grinnell 1 6. Helen Molloy 41. Eleanor DeGrazio 17. Henry DeGregorio 4 2. Margaret Rogan 1 8. Ruth Beaudette 43. Russell Johnston 19. Florence Ristaino 44. Charles Tracy 20. Jean Feeley 45. Marie Wilson 21. Carolyn Cook 46. L ouis Grici 22. Samuel Catro 4 7. Joseph Cornetta 23. Norma Yankee 48. Eleanor Wyllie 24. John Honcharuk 49. Alice Marguerite 25. Albert Morin 5 0. Russell Johnston Page Forty Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two jigsg m r 3 m Ik CLASS DAY Days are strange and fleetii things ; The old earth rolls around in space And wears the grey or sunny days Like frowns or smiles upon its face. — R. McCANIN g iiiii[iiiiiiii[iiiii)i. 11 11 ... ' ii .. ill ig | CLASS OFFICERS j President — Russell Johnston Secretary —Mary Varjian Vice President — Henry Bartelloni Treasurer — Agnes McDonald | CLASS COLORS B Blue and White j CLASS FLOWER B American Beauty | CLASS MOTTO p “Give to the world the best that you have, g And the best will come back to you.” | MARSHAL M Walter E. Mitchell, Jr. | COMMENCEMENT DAY HONORS g Valedictorian — Violet Apalakian p Salutatorian — Norma Yankee g 1st Essay — Samuel Catro 3rd Essay — Myrna Sewell 2nd Essay — Claire Landry 4th Essay — Agnes McDonald | CLASS DAY HONORS History — Audrey Johnson Will —- Henry DeGregorio Prophecy — Russell Johnston Gifts — Carolyn Cook Oration — Jean Lyons Page Forty-Four Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two CLASS HISTORY TT WAS a memorable day in our young lives when we entered the Franklin High School in September of 1938 holding- the unique honor of being Freshmen. The membership of our group was 136 and as the first few days of homework went by, we gradually became accustomed to the rooms, teachers, and contemptuous comments of the upper classmen. In October we attended the annual Freshmen Acquaintance Party, given in our honor. Although its object was to make the freshmen feel at home and on a level with the upperclassmen, most of us just sat around with mouths open, gazing at the bold few who ventured the art of dancing. Soon after this event came the Hallowe’en Frolic, at which we enjoyed the plays, games, and refreshments — although we tried to keep out of the way of sarcastic seniors in order not to have anything blight our fun. When Thanksgiving rolled around we had the chance to show our talents in the Freshmen Thanksgiving Assembly. All who took part did very well under Miss Wiggin’s direction and we began to feel ourselves taking root. The institution of a new method in the Athletic Association proved to be very popular. The dues for membership were just 2 weekly, and for this price the members could see all of the home games in football, basketball, and baseball. This method continued until 1940. In February a Leap Year Dance was held, during which the females had full control and most certainly enjoyed it. During our first year the French instructor, Miss Lawrence, departed and Mr. Abbott replaced her, becoming a regular member of the staff. Time went swiftly by, and near the end of May we learned that Miss Littlefield, our Latin teacher, would not be with us next year, for she had married, becoming Mrs. MacGregor. Thus ended our Freshman year. When we returned to school in the fall as full-fledged Sophomores, (most of us, anyway !) looking back at our freshman year, we felt that we were really “grown-up.” We soon organized and elected the following offi¬ cers : President — Samuel Catro, Vice-President — Eileen Maroney, Secre¬ tary— Esther Nardi, and Treasurer — Henry Bartelloni. Mr. DePasqua was elected as C ' lass Adviser. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Forty-Five This year we were well represented in all activities, sports, orchestra, band, as well as in the Oskey Barndance show which the Senior Class held. Although a privileged few attended the Junior Prom and Senior Hop, the majority felt that we sophomores were not quite up to attending such elaborate social functions. At last came the year for which we were waiting. We were now of the Junior group and looking forward to a more responsible position as students and as a class. Our first duty was to elect officers, which we did. Henry Bartelloni be¬ came President. Russell Johnston was Vice-President, Mary Varjian was Secretary, and Agnes McDonald was Treasurer. After a few weeks of school, we received a change in our regular daily schedule when Mr. Doherty announced that on Tuesdays and Thursdays our periods would alternate, thus breaking up the monotony and making things easier for the teachers and especially the students. A Ring Committee was elected consisting of Angelo Arcaro, Claire Landry, and Charles Tracy. The Oskey show was a minstrel this year and a great many Juniors took part, adding to their credit as actors and entertainers. Miss Keefe resigned this year to be married and Miss Edith Rose replaced her. The Junior Prom was a gala affair and the gymnasium was decorated in the form of a showboat. Spanish moss, hung from the ceiling, was very effective and the whole creation earned worthy credit to the artistic deco¬ rators. In return for this reception the Senior Class gave a ticket to the Senior Hop at Lake Pearl to each Junior. Returning to school as dignified Seniors we discovered that we felt not half as “big” as we had when we were Freshmen. Moreover, we realized that this was our last year of high school and we promised to make the most of any opportunities presented to us. Page Forty-Six Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two The following officers were elected: President — Russell Johnston, Vice- President— Henry Bartelloni, Secretary—-Mary Varjian, Treasurer — Agnes McDonald. Various committees were elected for the Oskey, Hop, and Yearbook and many other class activities. During the Christmas vacation, the Senior Class held a dance and many of the alumni attended. Our annual Oskey show was an Old-Fashioned-Modern Review, and, although there were many unforeseen difficulties, the show ran for two nights with a capacity crowd. Our membership has dropped to 76 students in the class of 1942 and mem¬ bers of our class and former classes have left school to join the various ser¬ vices of our country. We are very proud of these boys and we know Uncle Sam is also. As we draw nearer to the close of our high school days, the Senior Class remembers with pleasure the four years spent so happily here at Franklin High School. We hope we have learned our lessons so well that we, the class of 1942, may be a credit to our Alma Mater. Audrey Johnson — Historian Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Forty-Seven GLASS WILL XX ' E, THE SENIOR CLASS of Franklin High School, in the county of Norfolk, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, knowing our end to be near, but being of sound mind and body, do make, publish, and declare this to be our last will and testament, thus revoking all former wills made by us. FIRST: We desire that our just (and also unjust) debts be forgotten by those to whom we owe them. On account of the increase in de¬ mand of buying War Bonds, and also the increase in price of bananas, we are not able to meet our debts in the manner pre¬ scribed by law. SECOND: We give, devise, and bequeath all of our money, bonds, securities, estates, and the remainder of our property, real or imaginary, (chiefly of the second class) in the manner set forth at length in the body of the will. TO THE TEACHERS: To Mr. Abbott, five year subscription to Superman Comics. To Mr. DePasqua, models of all kinds of bombs to help him illustrate his lectures. To Mr. Frazer, a dozen fountain pens so that he may keep his classes well supplied. To Mr. Colbert, a poet’s license so that he may write how his relatives won the World War. To Miss Rose, a book on bowling instructions so that she may learn that she is to throw the ball and not let the ball throw her. To Miss Bullukian, a microphone so that her pupils will not have trou¬ ble in hearing her soft voice. To the rest of the faculty, we bequeath the pleasure of having taught our class. TO THE JOLLY JUNIORS: To Marshall Richardson, some Cinnamon Rolls. To Virginia Clark, a year’s subscription of “Hob-by” Magazine. To George Ellis, a book entitled “Go East, Man, Go East.’’ To Harriet Parsons, a contract with Carnegie Hall so that she may display her brilliant talent at the piano. To William Gurwitz, a bigger truck, so that he may bring in more papers for the paper drive. To the rest of the Juniors the pleasure of being Seniors next year. TO THE SOPHISTICATED SOPHOMORES: To Charles Jenest, a suit of clothes, so that he may send back his brothers. Page Forty-Eight Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two To Leonard Campbell, a check made out to the barber, so that he may keep his hair cut. To Eleanor Garelick, a book on debating points, so that she may win her debates in the French Class. To Omer Godin, a record of “Sweet Marie.” To Gertrude Bent, a Milford telephone directory. To the rest of the Sophomores a book on manners written by Miss DeBaggis. TO THE FICKLE FRESHMEN: To Donald Daddario, a timer to help him in playing his drum. To Ralph Nasuti, a tardy slip made out for every school day. To Donald Fres n, a new trumpet so that he won’t have an excuse for sour notes. To Barbara Sancomb, a song entitled “Du-Da.” To Ann Martello, a box of growing pills. To the rest of the Freshmen, because of their childish manners, the privilege of wearing bibs at every meal. Lastly we hereby appoint Ivanhoe as executor of the last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills made by us, in witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names this twenty-fourth day of June, in the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-Two. Class of 1942 President, Russell Johnston Vice President, Henry Bartelloni We whose names are hereunto subscribed, do certify that on the twenty-fourth day of June, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Forty-Two, the testators above named subscribed their names to this instrument in our presence and hearing, declaring the same to be their last will and testament, and requested us and each of us to sign our names thereto, as witnesses to the execution thereof, which we hereby do in the presence of the testators and each on the day of the will. Witnesses: 1-Da-Know I-v am-exhausted Issi-Dare Goldi Locks Scribe —HENRY DeGREGORIO Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Forty-Nine CLASS PROPHECY VIOLET APALAIvIAN . . . Secretary in a law firm — She got her experi¬ ence from helping the teachers in high school. ANGELO ARCARO . . . Surgeon — Angelo always was quite a cut-up. MELVILLE BAKER . . . Model for “Esquire” — Mel always was dressed up to be quite the sport. HENRY BARTELLONI . . . Catcher for New York Yankees — I hope lie’s making as much of a hit with the fans as he did at Franklin High. RL1TH BEAL’DETTE . . . Owner of Public Cleaners — in her high school days Ruth worked there. LLOYD BLACKWOOD . . . Newspaper Editor — Another “Horatio Alger” plot, from newsboy to editor. DORIS BRENNAN . . . Ice Cream Parlor — Did she buy it with the money she earned in tips at the Sandwich Shoppe? ELWYN BROGAN . . . Aviator — Elwyn always did fly around quite a bit. VIRGINIA BRUNELLI . . . Owner of the Franklin Bellingham Bus Lines — Virginia used to be very interested in Bellingham while in school. JAMES CAPALDO . . . Halfback for Chicago Bears — Jimmy was pretty good at high school too. SAMUEL CATRO . „ . Chemist for Uncle Sam — There wasn’t much of a jump between “Doc” and Uncle Sam. RUTH COMOLLI . . . Dress Designer — Ruth did some very beautiful work in the decorations of our Junior Prom. CAROLYN COOK . . . Metropolitan Opera Singer — Carolyn was always called upon to sing in school. DOROTHY COOK . . . Comedy Singer — Dorothy and her brother sang very funny songs in school presentations. JOSEPH CORNETTA . . . Garage Owner — Joe started working in a local garage when he was in high school. MARGARET CROSTA . . . Formula Deriver — Margaret derived a for¬ mula for curly hair. Just look at hers. EDWARD DAILEY . . . Runner — Eddie was always pretty fast. CHARLES DANGELO . . . Center for a Professional Football Team — Charlie could always be found in the center of everything. WILLIAM DANGELO . . . Horse Trainer — Willie always went for the mares. ELEANOR DeGRAZIO . . . Author — She is now writing a book on, “The Advantages of Being of Small Stature.” HENRY DeGREGORIO . . . First violin in symphony orchestra — He was a protege of Jack Benny. ELEANOR D’ORAZIO . . . Hairbrush Salesgirl — Her beautiful hair must be an asset to her sales. HELEN EASTMAN . . . Western Singer — She now runs the “Barndance Program,” on the radio. JEAN FEELEY . . . Army Nurse — Jean always did go for a uniform. ROBERT FOX . . . Poet — Bob wrote a number of poems in school. Page Fifty Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two § 3 JOHN GENOA . . . “Boss” of an Amusement Park — Johnny was always an amusing fellow. CAROLYN GEROMINI . . . Entertainer in a night club — Carolyn always made quite a hit with the boys. LOGOS GRICI . . . Farmer — Louis worked very hard as a boy and now has a large farm. EILEEN GRINNELL . . . President ' s wife — Eileen’s greatest ambition was to be the President’s wife. MILTON GG INARD . . . Manager of Stop Shop Store in Chicago — As a boy Milton worked at this one here in Franklin. SHIRLEY GURWITZ . . . Newspaper Gossiper — She started in high school. The first five minutes of French HI were devoted to her. VIRGINIA HAWLEY . . . Orator — Virginia always could recite many poems and speeches. MYRON HENRY . . . Dare Devil Motorcyclist — When he was in high school, “Herk " owned a motorcycle which he loved to ride. RICHARD HOLMES . . . Big League Baseball Manager—-Dick always knew quite a bit about baseball. JOHN HONCHARUK . . . Army Air Corp flight instructor — Keep ’em flying, John. AUDREY JOHNSON . . . Author — Audrey is writing a book on “Child Psychology.” She is very well experienced in quieting panicky children. RUSSELL JOHNSON . . . Owner of a chain of restaurants — Russ got his start in the B and B Diner. MARJORIE KNIPE . . . Noisemaker manufacturer—In high school Mar¬ jorie was one of the noisiest girls. CLAIRE LANDRY . . . Editorial writer — Claire should write an editorial on “Birthday Promises.” EDGAR LAUNDRY . . . Hair Tonic Advertiser—-Edgar uses himself as an illustration. Just look at the shiny hair. GEORGE LANDRY . . . Manager of Newberry’s — George followed in the footsteps of the rest of the family. JEAN LYONS . . . Actress — Jean was an understudy of Margaret Sullavan. AGNES MARCO . . . Humorist — Agnes wrote a book on “Witticism,” and got ideas from experiences in high school. ALICE MARGUERITE . . . Advertiser of Woodbury’s Hair Shampoo — In school she had very bright and shiny hair. EILEEN MARONEY . . . Pastry Cook — Eileen was always interested in the Remillard Bakery. VERA MARTELLO . . . Sports Wear Model — Vera always dressed nicely in high school. FLORENCE MELIN . . . U. S. O. Hostess — Florence always liked the Navy. RAY MERCER . . . Hockey player for the Boston Bruins — Ray learned to skate as soon as he could walk. ANTHONY MOLINARO . . . Machinist — Tony was in the class that used to go to Thomson National Press. HELEN MOLLOY . . . Nurse — Helen makes a hit with all her men patients. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Fifty-One ALBERT MORIN . . . Love —Lover Columnist — In high school, Albert was known as quite a lover himself. AGNES McDONALD . . . Nurse—Agnes always had a yen for helping the sick. JOSEPHINE NADOLNY . . . Peacemaker — Josephine was very quiet and peaceful during high school. ESTHER NARDI . . . Model — Esther always looked stunning in school. ROBERT NEUMAN . . . Airplane designer — Ever since Robert was a small boy he loved all kinds of airplanes. LAWRENCE NICHOLSON . . . Chicken farmer — Lawrence always went for the chickens in a big way. DORA PIZZI . . . Athletic instructor — Dora could always be seen partici¬ pating in girls’ sports in high school. JOHN REILLY . . . Expressman — Johnny used to do everything in a speedy sort of way. FLORENCE RISTAINO . . . Floral Decorator — She is another who fol¬ lowed in the family’s footsteps. MARGARET ROGAN . . . Dressmaker — Margaret could always be seen carrying her little black sewing bag around school. SHIRLEY ROLLINS . . . Mathematician — Shirley did very well in Math, while in high school. ANTHONY SASTER . . . Contractor — Tony worked for his father when a boy and is now a great contractor. MYRNA SEWELL . . . Secretary for Uncle Sam — As a high school girl, Myrna worked in the Office of Civilian Defense in Franklin. ELIZABETH SOCCI . . . An elderly lady’s companion — Elizabeth was al- y ways quiet and gentle in her ways. ANN STEWART . . . Social Worker —Ann was always willing to help peo¬ ple through their difficulties. ROSE TADDEO . . . Hairdresser — Rose’s beautiful hair must certainly attract the customers. CHARLES TRACY . . . Sports Commentator — We’re not surprised at this, because “Chubby” always participated in sports throughout his school days. MARY VARJIAN . . . Secretary in an Express Office — Does anyone get the connection? ERNEST WILSON . . . Draftsman — Ernie was very much interested in mechanical drawing at school. MARIE WILSON . . . Isolationist — Marie always did like to go off in a corner. MARION WORSMAN . . . Wife of a Navy Officer — Marion always had quite a yen for a blue suit. SYDNEY WORSTER . . . Outfielder for Brooklyn Dodgers — “Duda” was a very good outfielder in high school. ELEANOR WYLLIE . . . Owner of “Fluffy Pillow Co.” — Mr. Colbert used to call her “Fluffy” when she was in high school. JAMES WYLLIE . . . Machinist — Jimmy is another one of the boys who got an early start in school. NORMA YANKEE . . . Secretary in New York Stock Exchange — Norma was a handy and willing worker in high school. — Russell Johnston Page Fifty-Two Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two 1 CLASS GIFTS Violet Apalakian ... a picture of Tyrone Power. “Vi” is our man hater, maybe she will weaken. Angelo Arcaro ... a tube of tooth paste for Angelo to help him keep his winning smile bright. Melville Baker ... a mirror for our best-looking boy. Could a certain beauty shoppe in Wrentham have any bearing on his title? Henry Bartelloni ... a column in the newspaper — we feel that everyone should know his secret for winning friends. Ruth Beaudette ... a jumping jack — Ruth always was one of our liveliest girls. Lloyd Blackwood ... a permanent seat in the session hall — he was well acquainted with this section of school. Doris Brennan ... a Sandwich Shoppe of her own — Dot is our favorite waitress at our local Sandwich Shoppe. Elwyn Brogan . . . Edgar Laundry ... a piece of gum to help these two pals stick together as they have in high school. Virginia Brunelli ... a smile for our best-natu red girl to give the one she has worn so long a rest. James Capaldo ... a goal to shoot for; we know Jimmy won’t miss. Samuel Catro ... a book worm ; Sammie has enough books to feed one for years. Ruth Comolli ... a fashion book so that our best-dressed girl may keep up with the latest styles. Dorothy Cook ... a bit of flour; we hear that Dot has a friend who is a “Miller.” Joseph Cornetta ... a baby Austin! We couldn’t purchase a real car be¬ cause of government priorities but this will help you to start your own garage. Margaret Crosta ... a comb — Em sure hers must be worn-out for her hair was never out of place. Edward Dailey ... a miniature basketball to help Eddie remember the fa¬ mous team of which he was captain. Charles Dangelo ... a telephone book to help our most sociable boy keep up his reputation. William Dangelo . . a football for his wonderful work on our team. Eleanor DeGrazio ... a pair of stilts to help one of our smallest girls come “up” in the world. Henry DeGregorio ... a sleeve for our class tease to keep his tricks in. Eleanor D’Orazio ... a peach to match her marvelous complexion. Helen Eastman ... a book of songs so that Llelen may entertain others as she has us. Jean Feeley ... a joke book; may you always keep your talent for witty remarks. Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Fifty-Three 1 Robert Fox ... a pair of shoes and a cane for our “man-about-town” to use when his wear out. John Genoa ... to our cutest boy a ribbon for his hair. Carolyn Geromini ... a key to open the door to her beauty shop when she reaches this goal. Louis Grici ... an X card — Louis lives cpiite a way out of town. Maybe this will help him get here more often. Eileen Grinnell . . . some champagne — to match the sparkle in her eyes. Milton Guinard ... a tape measure for one of our shortest boys to help him keep track of his height. Shirley Gurwitz ... a free long-distance telephone call to Australia. Virginia Hawley ... a bottle-stopper to stop the unending flow of questions that Virginia always has. Myron Henry ... a file to help Myron keep track of his admirers in the fair sex. Richard Holmes ... a muffler to help our noisiest student suppress some of his exc ess exuberance. John Honcharuk ... to our best actor a pair of wings that he may soar as high in success as he will in his airplane. Audrey Johnson ... a new nose — after using hers all year as a class re¬ porter we feel that she needs one. Russell Johnson ... a pair of scissors — Russ was always cutting up in class. Russell Johnston ... a green shamrock — Russell seems to like the Irish very much. Marjorie Knipe ... a horn so that our quietest girl can make herself heard. Claire Landry ... a paper clip to attach herself even more closely to her friend Agnes. George Landry ... a free course in Office Practice he liked this subject so well this year. Jean Lyons ... a pool of water for our best actress in which to reflect all her stage successes. Agnes Marco ... I hear that Agnes writes a great many letters to a certain camp, so an envelope and a piece of writing paper seem appropriate. Alice Marguerite ... a course at Sargent College to study the subject in which she is most interested. Eileen Maroney ... to our cutest girl a little red truck: red is such a “Sonny” color. Vera Martello ... a note book for our most popular girl to keep track of her many appointments. Florence Melin . . . a ship model — the Navy and Flossie are well-acquainted. Raymond Mercer ... a brick to start him off. Ray always was fond of a “Mason.” Anthony Molinaro ... a garden to take care of — Molly has certainly had a great deal of practice on one of the nearby farms. Helen Molloy ... a can of blacking so that she may amuse others as she amused us as Aunt Jemima. Page Fifty-Four Nineteen Flundred Forty-Two Albert Morin . . . some note paper — “Al” is always writing notes, both in and out of school. Agnes McDonald ... a book of manners so that our high school Emily Post may always be well-informed. Josephine Nadolny ... a pin cushion — Josephine is a very good seamstress. Maybe this will help. Esther Nardi ... a make-up kit to help one of our prettiest girls in her prep¬ aration for Hollywood. Robert Neuman ... a drawing board to start him off as an airplane designer. Lawrence Nicholson ... a promotion to be manager of the First National Store. Dora Pizzi ... a medal for being our best girl athlete. John Reilly ... a racer — Johnny never could seem to get places fast enough. Florence Ristaino ... a megaphone — this will enable others to hear this soft spoken student. Margaret Rogan ... an airmail stamp to send mail to her sailor. Shirley Rollins . . . the free use of the horses at Paine’s stables. Shirley is a very good horsewoman. Anthony Saster ... a forward pass—-we know he’ll catch and run to make a touchdown in real life too. Myrna Sewell ... a piece of heavy cord to help Myrna hold on to her ever wandering pencils. Elizabeth Socci . a mouse so she may compete with it to see who is the quieter. Ann Stewart . . .a pedestal for our most respected girl so that we may all continue to look up to you. Rose Taddeo ... a letter of introduction to Wilfred Academy; she is plan¬ ning to be a hairdresser. Charles Tracy ... a box of Evening in Paris face powder to help “Chubby” cover up a few of his many blushes. Mary Varjian ... a book of rumba instruction — we hear this is one of the few dances our best girl dancer has not mastered. Ernest Wilson ... a stuffed dog—for Ernest is going to be a veterinarian. This will offer some painless practice. Marie Wilson ... a dictating machine to save her the trouble of shorthand in later life. Marion Worsman ... a black cloth to put over her red hair in a blackout. Sydney Worster ... a book on “How to Get Acquainted”; Syd is one of our bashful boys. Eleanor Wyllie ... a bell to match the merry laugh that we have so often heard. James Wyllie ... to our woman-hater a picture of Lana Turner — his com¬ plex should vanish soon. Norma Yankee ... a round trip ticket to Connecticut; that state seems to attract Norma. — Carolyn Cook Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Fifty-Five CLASS SONG FAREWELL TO FRANKLIN HIGH: Tune “The Anniversary Waltz” Franklin High it’s time to part You’ve guided us these past four years You gave us all our greatest start You’ve guided us through all our fears Dear teachers and parents, we ' re grateful to you You’ve stood by us patiently proud of us too Soon we know our time is nigh Dear Franklin High School, we ' ll miss you Franklin High we thank you now We realize what you have done Y ou send us on our way with cheer We’re grateful each and everyone We promise to help the cause that ' s at hand Important we know we ' ll do all we can And faithfully remember too Dear Franklin High School, we’ll miss you Franklin High we say goodbye We’ll beckon at our country ' s call With courage strong and faith so high Humanity shall never fall. We’re striving to keep our freedom no end Our goal is so strong It never will bend Our liberty on top of all Dear Franklin High School, we’ll miss you By Jean Lyons Page Fifty-Six Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Woman hater Cutest boy Wittiest boy Cutest girl Wittiest , . Senior Hop 1 Don 1 t Want to Walk Without You . .Glenn Miller . .Smoking Room Favorite Favorite rite orchestra S. needs most , »S B Typical high school ' boy Typical high school girl Best looking girl Class tease Noisiest Most popular Freshman Most popular Soph ..more Most popular Junior jgigpi e most did the most for F Best girl dancer ancer sociable boy popular girl soci respected girl r r r»f The boy most likely to succeed Best natu»-ed boy Best looking boy succeed The girl most likely to lHHeV Best dressed boy Best natured girl Best actor Best actress Best dressed girl Best all-round girl Best all-round boy Quietest Favorite sport Favorite hangout He who freely magnifies what hath been nobly done, and fears not to de¬ clare as freely what might be done better, gives yet the best covenant of his fidelity. JOHN MILTON FOOTBALL O N THE first Friday in September Coach Colbert called football practice. As the Coach looked over these forty or so candidates, he saw only three veterans, Capt. Henry Bar- telloni, a veteran of three years, Tony Saster, a veteran of two years -and Russ Johnston, a veteran of one year. When the Blue and White took the field against Medway, it had eight men who had never played organized football before. Losing to Medway and then again to Canton the following Saturday set these fellows on the right track. In the next three games the Blue and White won by decisive victories. The back field positions were held down by Capt. Henry Bartelloni, " Chubby” Tracy, " ' Willie ' ' Dangelo, " ' Jimmy” Capaldo, Bill Spence, and Joe Carr. The boys opening the holes and taking the blunt end of the battle were Russ Johnston, Ray Mercer, Tony Saster, Butch Saster, Charlie Dangelo, Henry Melin, John Genoa, John Mazzone, Joe Momjian, and Jerry Johnson. THE SCHEDULE Medway 6 Canton 7 Foxboro 0 Westwood 6 Bellingham 14 North Attleboro 13 Walpole 38 Hopkinton Canceled Franklin 0 Franklin 0 Franklin 22 Franklin 18 Franklin 3 1 Franklin 6 Franklin 6 Page Sixty-Two Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two BASKETBALL VARSITY T HIS YEAR ' S team has earned the title of being " The Best Team Franklin High Ever Had.” Composed largely of the same members as last year’s team, we started off our season with a bang, knocking them off as we went along. After the second North Attleboro game, the team went on an outing to Providence and saw a college basketball game. Then we had a lapse but still kept up our winning streak. Next came the Woon¬ socket game which everyone thought would break our record, but we came through once more. After our second game with Dedham we had another lapse when we encountered Mans¬ field, but came back again when Lexington came down here. Our final fray was with Woonsocket, the tightest game of our schedule. We won again and had finally accomplished an undefeated season. We received an invitation to Tech Tourney and accepted. We were matched with Rockland. We played the game in the spacious Tufts Gymnasium, and lost out by one point. 36-35. Having had a successful season, we were feted by a testimonial banquet given by the townspeople, and were presented with jackets. We elected for the ensuing year Joe Carr as Captain. FIRST TEAM: Chubby Tracy, R.F.; Capt. Eddie Dailey, L.F.; Henry Bartelloni, R.G.; Joe Carr, L.G.; Russ Johnston, C. UTILITY MEN: Ray Mercer, Jimmie Capaldo, John Genoa. Myron Henry. BASKETBALL SCHEDULE Opponent Franklin Opponent Franklin Wrentham 17 74 Mount St. Charles 47 69 Bellingham 19 33 St. Mary’s (Milford) 23 48 Alumni 33 61 Bridgewater Normal J ’v ' s 19 57 Mount St. Charles 27 67 Dedham 37 76 North Attleboro 13 29 Mansfield 33 45 Hopkinton 7 65 Lexington 32 38 St. Mary ' s (Milford ) 26 46 Bellingham 36 52 North Attleboro 20 34 Mansfield 24 27 Dedham 13 29 Woonsocket 34 38 Woonsocket 33 41 Rockland (Tech Tourney) 36 35 Nineteen Hundred Forty Two Page Sixty-Three BASKETBALL JUNIOR VARSITY O UR Junior Varsity Club also had a good season, losing but one game, that to Mount St. Charles. These boys worked well together and a few of the boys substituted in some of the varsity games. The Junior Varsity Club was composed of two separate teams. The Juniors were the regulars and the Sophomores were called the “Ponies.” These two groups generally split their games up, each team playing a half. There was keen competition between the groups, each trying to play better than the other. This kind of training should bring results in the follow¬ ing years. Also there is a Freshman team as well as a Junior High School team. Both of these teams are developing rapidly. BASKETBALL Franklin Ind ' s Opponent Wrentham 25 9 Bellingham 39 9 Mt. St. Charles 9 18 North Attleboro 17 15 St. Mary’s (Milford) 24 18 North Attleboro 28 21 Dedham 14 10 Woonsocket 31 29 Page Sixty-Four SCHEDULE Franklin Ind’s Opponent Mt. St. Charles 25 24 St. Mary’s (Milford) 28 19 Dedham 22 15 Woonsocket 18 14 Mansfield 43 24 Lexington 33 18 Bellingham 54 26 Mansfield 29 12 Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two BASEBALL T HE 1942 baseball season looked promising for the Blue and White. The team was slated to compete in the Bay State League, but due to the lack of transportation the League was broken up. The Blue and White started its season by defeating St. Mary ' s 7-6, Mansfield 9-4. and Bellingham 7-3 and 11-8. Coach Colbert had six regulars back and. with only three positions to fill, wasn ' t presented with a job that would be considered too difficult. The lineup was as follows: Henry Bartelloni, " Bob " Harris, " Eddie " Dailey, Captain " Chubby " Tracy, " Joe " Carr, Sydney Worster, " Ray " Mercer, Elwyn Brogan, " Charlie " Jenest, " Butch " Saster, Henry Melin, " Jimmy " Capaldo, " Jerry " Johnson, and David Sewell. SCHEDULE Franklin 6 Franklin 9 Franklin 7 Franklin 1 1 St. Mary’s (Milford) 5 Mansfield 4 Bellingham 3 Bellingham 8 Because Coach Colbert has enlisted in our Navy, and because of the lack of tation, we have been forced to cancel all remaining games. transpor- Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Sixty-Five GIRLS’ SPORTS T HIS year the intramural system has been carried on in girls’ sports. The purpose of this program is that every girl in high school who enjoys playing for fun or the satisfaction of competing against her classmates has the opportunity to do so. In this type of program she also has the advantage of taking part in any sport she chooses. The point system has been increased so that a girl may take part in any of the follow¬ ing sports: volleyball, softball, basketball, and badminton. These sports are run off through¬ out the year and a girl may acquire as many points as she wishes toward her award of numerals, letter, star, and emblem. Each participant in these may receive the following points: Volleyball 20 points Badminton 20 points Basketball 30 points Softball 30 points Posture 30 points Posture plays an important part in the sports system for the improvement of bodily carriage as well as for the earning of points toward awards. A girl must take part in a definite number of games played in any sport to earn her points. The following are the points necessary for various awards: Numerals 100 points Star 200 points Letter 170 points Emblem 300 points These points are carried on from year to year so that all have an equal chance of earning the various awards. The basketball tournament proved very successful this year, with the Junior Third team winning and the Senior Second team running a very close second. The Freshmen had a tournament of their own, and the games were both exciting and interesting. In the badminton tournament P. Martin and D. Lloy won the doubles championship with H 1 . Eastman and V. Clark as runners up. B. Young took the title in the singles defeating H. Eastman. In the Freshman tournament J. Manter and B. Buchanan won the championship with S. Mahoney and C. Scapatici as runners up. To the right are pictures of the winning teams in volleyball, basketball, and badminton, and also group pictures of girls who will compete against each other in softball. Page Sixty-Six Nineteen Hundred Forty-TuJo CHEER LEADERS T HEY say that enthusiasm is contagious. No better proof of this can be found in our own school than at our various athletic games in which the cheering is conducted by the cheer leaders. Our cheer leaders were also partly responsible for our many basketball victories. Their untiring efforts were evidenced when they were invited as guests to the basketball testimonial banquet. This year’s cheer leaders include Anna Bertoni, Virginia Cataldo, Claire Kennedy, Eileen Maroney, Vera Martello, and Mary Morrissey — Eileen Maroney and Vera Martello being the only Seniors. Page Sixty-Eight Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two ACTIVITIES Time’s the king of men, He’s both their parent, and he is their grave, And gives them what he will, not what they crave. — SHAKESPEARE JUNIOR President — Donald Sampson Vice President — Walter Mitchell CLASS Secretary — Agnes Mahoney Treasurer — Frederick Hodges Faculty Adviser —Miss Alice Beane Page Seventy Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two ORCHESTRA T HIS year the Franklin High School Orchestra is composed mainly of wind instruments, but it is, however, as good as last year when it was at its best. The orchestra is not only popular with its members but also with the entire student body, partly due to the fact, perhaps, that it has mastered a theme song which is liked by all •—• “Remember Pearl Harbor.” This year the orchestra has done much at its regular meetings which have attracted the attention of everyone—it not only plays classical songs but also popular ones. Mr. Stevens has been planning to prepare the orchestra to play at our socials as a dance orchestra. We hope that he will be successful in his plans. The orchestra this year has rendered selections at various places; namely, at the Chamber of Commerce Banquet, Alden Club Play, ' Oskey,’ ' Assemblies. Class Day, and Graduation. Mr. Stevens deserves great praise in his work with the orchestra this year. MEMBERS OF THE ORCHESTRA Donald Mackintosh Walter Mitchell, Jr. Dorothy Cook Theresa Bianchini Priscilla Ribero Shirley Gurwitz Piano: Reeds: Trumpets: Harriet Parsons William Gurwitz Fred Pasini Donald Fresn Robert Gowing Gustino Socci Drums: ’Cello: Violins: Accordion: Nineteen Hundred Forty-Tuto Page Seventy-One COMMERCIAL CLUB T HE Commercial Club has for its motive a very worthy cause. Each year the Commercial Club finds ways to raise $75 to give as a scholarship to a very worthy commercial course student. This year the Club raised the money from the proceeds of the " Blue and White " and by sponsoring the Thanksgiving Dance. The members of the Club were also rewarded for their efforts. On October 17a social party was held among the Club members in the Art Room, and in December a Christmas party was held at the home of the adviser, Miss Bullukian. T n January the Club, accompanied by several members of the faculty, went bowling at the C Alleys and during May played golf at the Golf Range. In February the Commercial Club took a very patriotic move by postponing a candy sale due to the shortage of sugar. The officers of the Commercial Club are as follows: President .Carolyn Cook Vice President .Marie Wilson Secretary .Violet Apalakian Treasurer .Jean Lyons Club Adviser .Miss Bullukian In addition to the officers the Commercial Club is composed entirely of Seniors: namely, Ruth Comolli, Eileen Grinnell, Milton Guinard, Claire Landry, George Landry, Agnes Marco, Eileen Maroney, Florence Melin, Florence Ristaino, Myrna Sewell, Ann Stewart, Mary Varjian, Eleanor Wyllie, and Norma Yankee. Page Seventy-Two Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two GLEE CLUB T HIS year ' s Glee Club under the able direction of Mrs. Riley seems to be one of the most popular clubs in the school due to the fact that it has twenty-two members —- more mem¬ bers than any other club in the school. Its meetings are always held on Mondays and Fridays immediately after school until two o’clock. The Glee Club was asked io render many pieces during the year; namely, at the Christ¬ mas assembly, Class Day, and many of the local clubs. The members and director are always receiving congratulations for their fine work. This year there has been -nge in the manner of singing; that is, the club has begun singing A capella. Mrs. Riley feels that she has a very fine group this year and has enjoyed working with the girls. The members of this year’s Glee Club include: Director: Mrs. Riley Accompanist : Janet Peterson Mary Borrusso Virginia Brunelli Theresa DiMarzo Betty Eastman Helen Eastman Jean Feeley Dorothy Freeman Neva Hlancock Jean Lyons Vera Martello Caroline Mucciarone Delia Nasuti Betty Ober Anna Papazian Jeannette Raney Priscilla Ribero Ruth Salaveuis Evelyn Shores Ruth Sklar Marion Worsman Virginia Yankee Betty Young Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Seventy-Three OSKEY T HIS year ' s " Oskey " show was in the form of a Gay Nineties and Modern Revue, being held on April 15 and 16 with a capacity audience on both nights. Both " Russ” Johnston and " ' Johnny” Honcharuk shared the honor of serving as masters of ceremonies—“Russ” pre¬ senting the modern numbers and " Johnny” presenting the numbers of the Gay Nineties. Under the able direction of " Doc” Frazer and the Chairman of the Oskey committee, Carolyn Cook, we can very confidently say that it was a success. Our faculty adviser, Mr. DePasqua; pianist, Harriet Parsons; costumer, Miss Wiggin: conductors of the chorus and orchestra. Mrs. Riley and Mr. Stevens, respectively; and other members of the committee, An¬ gelo Arcaro, Samuel Catro, Ruth Comolli, Jean Lyons, and Esther Nardi are also worthy of praise. The work of those who took part in the chorus and specialty was also splendid. We hope and feel assured that next year’s class will be as succesful. Page Seventy-Four Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two BLUE AND WHITE THEN is the ' Blue and White’ coming out? " is the question that the " Blue ar.d White " V T Staff is always asked by various members of the student body. The " Blue and White, " which is our school paper, is entirely free of advertising mat¬ ter, is edited by the members of the Commercial Club with the cooperation of the class re¬ porters, and is published three times a year, fall, winter, and spring. This year the change was made in the " Blue and White " —a standard cover was adopted which was used on all issues. The proceeds of the " Blue and White. " this year as in previous years, wete deposited towards the Commercial Club Scholarship Fund. The members of the " Blue and White " Staff include the following: ...Norma Yankee Eileen Maroney Violet Apalakian .Jean Lyons Miss Bullukian Miss Wiggin Girls’ Athletics, Florence Ristaino: Boys’ Athletics, Milton Guinard. George Landry: Humor, Agnes Marco: Art, Florence Melin, Ruth Comolli; Music, Myrna Sewell: Alumni, Mary Varjian: Exchange, Claire Landry: Chief Clerk, Carolyn Cook; Clerks, Eileen Grinnell. Ann Stewart, Marie Wilson, Eleanor Wyllie; and the Class Reporters — Freshman, Virginia Yankee: Sophomore, Claire Kennedy: Junior, Virginia Cataldo; Senior, Audrey Johnson. Editor-in-Chief . Associate Editor Literary Editor ... Business Manager Faculty Advisers Nineteen Elundred Forty-TuJo Page Seventy-Five HONOR STUDENTS Valedictorian — Violet Apalakian Salutatorian — Norma Yankee 1st Essay — Samuel Catro 3rd Essay — Myrna Sewell 2nd Essay —Claire Landry 4th Essay — Agnes McDonald Page Seventy-Six Nineteen Hundred Forty-Tivo BAND T HIS year the Franklin H!igh School Band has worked under the handicap of the shortage of musicians, but it has, however, rendered us some very fine music. Due to present war conditions, the annual band boat trip to Provincetown, which is looked forward to by everyone, will not be held this year, but the band is planning some other type of trip to take its place. The members of this year’s band include: Trumpets: Joseph Cornetta Donald Fresn Robert Gowing Russell Johnston Raymond Mercer Drums: Donald Mackintosh Katherine McNally Donald Swanbeck Betty Zimmerman Gustino Socci Ernest Wilson Clarinets: Mary Kenney Albert Morin Saxophones: William Burke William Gurwitz Bass: Edward Parker Fred Pasini Trombone: Robert Fox Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two Page Seventy-Seven Page Seventy-Eight Nineteen Hundred Forty-Two ADVERTISING All we have of freedom — all we use or know - This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. — KIPLING BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1942 (% ,i h rants Photographs That Please 40 Main Street Franklin, Massachusetts Member National Association of Photographers Win your U T T» VIM for VIGOR VITALITY Drink GARELIGK BROS. 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Franklin, Mass. FRANKLIN FURNITURE CO., INC. Complete Home Furnishers Authorized Dealers NORGE ELECTRIC REFRIGERATOS Compliments of MAX IE DAVIS Dealer in old metals and papers. The man who helps to beat the Japs. Tel. 493-M Franklin, Mass. Compliments of FRANKLIN LUMBER CO. Paint — Hardware — Cement Esimates Cheerfully Furnished Phone 710 —711 Franklin Compliments of DAVIS DEPT. STORE Outfitters For The Whole Family 44 Main Street Franklin FRANKLIN PETROLEUM PRODUCTS CO. Fuel Oils — Gasoline — Motor Oil Telephone 666 Compliments of DeCESARE’S BARBER SHOP Main Street Franklin Compliments of Franklin Rod and Gun Club Compliments of Farmers’ Feed and Supply Co. “Where You Get Service” Pearl Street Tel. Medway 406 Caryville, Mass. FRANKLIN SHOE REPAIR SHOP " We have plenty of rubber heels.” Hats Blocked 16 Main Street Franklin Compliments of C. H. FISH SHOE STORE 14 Main Street Franklin G. S. K. FINANCE CORP. 9 East Central Street Franklin, Mass. License No. 226 Compliments of FITZPATRICK AUTO SERVICE East Central Street Franklin Compliments of GLORIA CHAIN STORES J. Arthur Cassinelli, Mgr. Franklin Laundry and Cleaners Opposite Post Office Tel. 385-W 46 Main Street, Home 385-R Franklin, Mass. Compliments of DR. C. L. GOODNOW Franklin, Mass. Compliments of QUINN’S MARKET Compliments of SIMS EXPRESS Tel. 258 Franklin Compliments of OLIVER’S BARBER SHOP Compliments of STOBBART SON, FLORIST ERNIE REVELL Range and Fuel Oil Tel. 58 Franklin Compliments of DR. CHARLES HUSSEY Compliments of SCOTT’S SHOE STORE Compliments of IDEAL FRUIT CO. Eat More Eggs For Your Health’s Sake SHANGRAW’S POULTRY FARM Eggs Poultry Compliments of M. J. KEARNEY, Ph.G. The Rexall Store Formerly Mason’s Sales Service SHERMAN CHEVROLET CO. 10 Cottage Street Franklin PERCY G. LLOY Sand, Loam, Gravel, and Excavating Dump Truck Work of All Kinds Tel. 392 450 Union St. SIMMONS MOTORS Sales — Service Towing 9 Summer St. Tel. 34 Franklin Compliments of HARRY PRINCE When in Need of Furniture, Bedding, Rugs, or Stoves, See Us. A. SIMON SONS, INC. 54 East Central St. Franklin RONNIE’S VARIETY STORE Chris Palumbo, Mgr. Tobacco, Candy Groceries Patent Medicines Gas Union St. Oil Compliments of H. BILAZARIAN Pasteurized and Raw Guernsey and Jersey Milk and Cream from Sullivan’s Dairy sold at all Chain Stores. Cream Sold in Paper Containers. No Extra Charge. ALDEA SULLIVAN, Prop., Tel. 414 Compliments of KLICKO’S MARKET Patronize OLIVER’S EXPRESS - for Messenger Service to Boston Tel. 19-W Franklin Compliments of HUDSON’S DRESS SHOP Compliments of J. J. NEWBERRY AND COMPANY Compliments of DOCTOR PASTORELLO Frankln, Mass Compliments of JANE’S BEAUTY SHOPPE Compliments of MOLLOY’S BARBER SHOP Union St. Franklin Compliments of JOSEPH’S BEAUTY SALON Tel. 18 Franklin W. B. LANDRY Watches, Jewelry, Gifts Greeting Cards 6 Main St. Franklin LANDRY CYCLE CO, English 3-speed and Domestic Bicycles Children’s Vehicles — Expert Repairs Willard Battery Service Tel. 40-W 330 Union St. MARTIN’S DEPARTMENT STORE 21 Main St. Compliments of THOMAS KEEFE Insurance Compliments of DR. DAVID PINSICY REILLY’S EXPRESS Since 1897 FRANKLIN — BOSTON WALTER E. MITCHELL Compliments Insurance Agency of Morse Theatre Bldg. Franklin, Mass. DR. VIGNONE Compliments Compliments of of UNIONVILLE WOOLEN CO. Unionville Mass. VARJIAN BROS. Compliments FRANK ROY HIXON’S of Ice Cream of the Highest Quality 143 So. Main Street Milford, Mass. Western Auto Associate Store Franklin, Mass. Compliments of WALTON ' S RADIO SHOP PETE’S BLUEBIRD Good Food 2 Main Street Franklin, Mass. Mendon Road Bellingham, Mass. Compliments TURCO AND PISANO of 23 Hutchinson St. Franklin, Mass. FLORENCE MASON Dealers in r Ladies’ Shop Quality Foods and Clothing Compliments Compliments of of JOHN ZAPITELLE Meats — Groceries — Provisions HARRY J. WEBB Range and Fuel Oil Attorney at Law Washington St. Franklin, Mass. UNION ST. MARKET TIP TOP SHOE HOSPITAL Expert Shoe Rebuilders 264 Union Street Ladies’ and Gents’ Shines Louis F. Longobardi, Prop. ERNEST BONIFAZI, Prop. 8 East Central St. Compliments Compliments of of GURWITZ FARM Cattle Dealer Union St. Tel. 532 Franklin LESLIE S. WIGGIN Compliments of THE ALICE SHOP Compliments of RALPH W. COOK AND SON E. Central St. Franklin, Mass. Compliments of Compliments of ED COOK —REAL ESTATE A FRIEND Compliments of MORSE BLOCK BARBER SHOP 16 E. Central St. v Compliments of A FRIEND Compliments of SPRUCE POND FARM Joseph Grici, Mgr. Compliments of A FRIEND Compliments of STANLEY CHILSON Compliments of YADISERNIA’S GARAGE Compliments of STEWART PRESS APPRECIATION The Advertising Committee wishes to thank all those who have so willingly advertised in our year¬ book. J. RICHARD O’NEIL CO. OJ’ y The Ultra in Class Rings May we urge all who turn the pages of this book to patronize the advertisers as much as possible. 218 Franklin St. - Cambridge, Mass. Oskey, 19I4.2 Library Media Center Franklin High School Franklin, Massachusetts 02038 OSKEY. FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL 1942 56520


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