Franklin High School - Oskey Yearbook (Franklin, MA)

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" English r rOREIGN LANGUAGES SCIENCE MAT H HISTORY shorthand STEVENS lM ' w Hampshi •mistry, Physics MARION E HOLMES Boston University, A. B. English ALICE L. BEANE Sargeant College lor Pnysical Education Marywood College, B. S. Girls ' Physical Healih Education LBERT LILLIAN ROTH Syracuse University, B. S B.ology, Algebta BEATRICE M. MERCURIO Boston University, B. S. Spanish, French GORDON H. FITZPAffRIC: Tufts College, A. B. Boston U [ver! Ed M. University Extension of Hyannis Sumqj School VA Mathema MARY L. QOHERTY Hyannis Teachers’ College, B. S. English MARY L. MARRS Emanuel College, A. B. Civics, History JANET APPERSON Mt. Holyoke, A. B. B. U„ A. N. Latin, English HENRI C. BEANE Roanoke College, A. B. Speech and English Government ROSEANN DIANTONIO Framingham Teachers ' College, B. S. in Ed. Household Arts, Cafeteria ANTHONY V. PISINI Dean Academy University of Conn. Extension Course Boys’ Physical Director ■f RALPH A. HOWARD Science, Electricity, Instrumental Music, Band Holy Cross College, A. B. PHYLLIS I. YOUNG Commerc.al Subjects Salem Teachers ' College, B. S. in Ed. MARIE S. RILEY Glee Club B. U. Summer School PRISCILLA B. POND Commercial Subjects Boston University, B. S., M. C. S. MARY M. DIORIO Office Clerk Hill College MARY BOLGER Art Mass School of Art B. S. in Ed. CLASS OFFICERS RICHARD W. YANKEE “Dick” Suppressed Desire: To be a millionaire Virtue: His personality. Vice: Procrastination Usually Found: With Gunther Outstanding Characteristic : Good sportsmanship Activities: Class President 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Capt. 4; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play Committee; Blue and White 3; Junior Prom Committee; Marshal 3. FRANCIS WILLIAM MARCO branny Suppressed Desire: To be successful Virtue: Athletic Ability Vice: Daydreaming Usually Found: With one of the Webb Twins Outstanding Characteristic : Dark curly hair Activities: Class Vice President 4; Basketball Capt 4; Football 4; Baseball 1.2, 3, 4 . IONA BLAKE “Patty” Suppressed Desire: To own a Fashion Shop Virtue: Neatness Vice: Eating Usually Found: In the office Outstanding Characteristic : Bubbling personality Activities: Oskey 2, 4; Commercial Club retary 1, 2, 3, 4. i MARY ELIZABETH LYON “Leo” “Betty” Suppressed Desire: To travel by air Virtue: Her complexion Vice: Blushing Usually Found: In the library Outstanding Characteristic: Friendliness Activities: Oskey Staff 4; Class Play 4; Glee Club 1 Blue and White 3; Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey Ccmmittee 2, 4; Class Treasurer 4. 4 4 fm ' HOWARD ARNOLD “Howie” Suppressed Desire: To live to be 125 years old Virtue: Ability to get along with people Vice: Being late for school Usually Found: At Costello’s Outstanding Characteristic : Calmness Activities: Service Club 3 ; Radio Club 4. PETER ANTICO “Pete” Suppressed Desire: To become an athletic instructor Virtue: His shined shoes Vice: Five o ' clock shadow Usually Found : At the ball field Outstanding Characteristic : Neatness Activities: Football 1, 2, 3; (Co-Capt.) 4; Baseball 1, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Class Officer 1, 3; Play Committee 4; Prom Committee 4. nr MARGARET ALLEN “Peggy” Suppressed Desire: To be an airlines stewardess Virtue: Her appearance Vice : Moodiness Usually Found : Looking for a red convertible Outstanding Characteristic : Power of persuasion Activities: Girl’s Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey 2, 3, 4; Cooking Club 3. RAYMOND ALLARD “Sal” Suppressed Desire: To make a quick fortune Virtue: Honesty Vice: Sarcasm Usually Found : At home Outstanding Characteristic : Placidity Activities: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Play Com ROSE MARIE AIMONE “Rosie” Suppressed Desire: To be in a musical show Virtue: Her voice Vice : Talking with her hands Usually Found: In the beach wagon Outstanding Characteristic: Co-operativeness Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramatics 4; Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. i y V vV BRENDA BACHNER “Bren” Suppressed Desire : To own a horse Virtue: Attractiveness Vice: Daydreaming Usually Found : Combing her hair anywhere Outstanding Characteristic : Sparkling wit Activities: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramatics 4; Sports club 4 ; Oskey 2, 3, 4 ; Knitting Club 3 ; Oskey Committee 4. WILLIAM BARNETT “Bill” Suppressed Desire: To be an electronical engineer Virtue: Friendliness Vice: Teasing Usually Found: Every place Outstanding Characteristic : Good-nature Activities: Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 4; Social Committee 3, 4; Yearbook 4; Blue and White 3; Play Committee 4; Oskey BARBARA BAXTER “Barb” “Ginger” Suppressed Desire: To meet Johnny Pesky and Paul Ronty Virtue: Pleasing Personality Vice: Twisting her hair Usually Found: By the radio rooting for the Red Sox and Bruins Outstanding Characteristic : Friendliness Activities: Girl’s Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey 2, 4; Social Com¬ mittee 1, 2. 3; Glee Club 1; Blue and White 3; Yearbook 4: Stamps Committee 1; Sports Club 4; Prom Committee 3; Latin Club 3 ; Ring Committee 3. EDWARD BESTERFIELD “Eddie” Suppressed Desire: To become a radio technician Virtue: Quietness Vice: Smoking Usually Found : In the movies Outstanding Characteristic: Shyness BARBARA BOULANGER “Be-Be” Suppressed Desire: To be a Certified Public Accountant Virtue: Smile Vice: Spelling Usually Found: Talking Outstanding Characteristic: Good nature Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Cooking Club 3; Com¬ mercial Club 3; Sports Club 4; Yearbook Staff 4. Committee 4. Jjj ARTHUR CLARKE ' ‘Art” Suppressed Desire: To fly a jet plane Virtue: Smile Vice: Spelling Usually Found: On the bleachers Outstanding Characteristic : Courtecusness Activities: Chess Club 4; Assistant ball 3 ; Football 3, 4. Marshal 3; Basket- MARY GLORIA CATALDO “Marie” Suppressed Desire: To meet Ted Williams and Tex Ilughson Virtue: Smile Vice: Swinging her foot Usually Found: Talking on telephone Outstanding Characteristic : Neatness Activities: Girls Sports 2; Glee Club 1; Social Commit¬ tee 3. 4 : Latin Club 3 : Prom Committee 3. JOSEPH BUCHANIO Joe Suppressed Desire: To be a carpenter Virtue : Ability to play baseball Vice: Biting nails Usually Found: In Cafeteria Outstanding Characteristic : Quietness PATRICIA BROWN “Patty” Suppressed Desire : To travel around the world Virtue: Her hair Vice: Strawberry sundaes Usually Found: With Peggy Outstand Characteristic: Honesty Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club 3, 4 ; Glee Club 1, 4. LOUISE BROTHERS Suppressed Desire : To visit California. Virtue: Her laughter Vice: Eating chocolate Usually Found: Reading at home Outstanding Characteristic: Quietness Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Com¬ mercial Club 3, 4. JOHN COOK “ Jackie” Suppressed Desire : To be a Pharmacist Virtue : Smile Vice: Movies Usually Found: At Supple’s Filling Station Outstanding Characteristic: Genial nature Activities: Music Club ROSE MARIE CORNETTA “ Sister” Suppressed Desire : To be a dress designer Virtue: Wearing clothes nicely Vice: Chocolate cake Usually Found: Movies Outstanding Characteristic: Sparkling laughter Activities: Cooking Club 3; Girls’ Sports 4; Oskey Com¬ mittee 4. SHIRLEY DANA “Allie” Suppressed Desire: To write a book Virtue: Athletic ability Vice: Taking athletics too seriously Usually Found: With “Beanie " Outstanding Characteristic: Energy Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 4; Blue and White 3; Oskey Staff 4. ELIZABETH ROA DAVIS “Betty” “Davie” Suppressed Desire: To be a housewife Virtue: Smile Vice: Writing letters Usually Found: In Red’s car Outstanding Characteristic: Sincerity Activities: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 4; Knitt¬ ing Club 3; Prom Committee 3. AGOSTINO DeBAGGIS G us Suppressed Desire: To sing at the Metropolitan Opera House Virtue: Interest in classical music Vice: Eating Usually Found: At Costello’s Outstanding Characteristic: Helpfulness Activities: Oskey Staff 4; Social Committee 1; Music Appreciation Club 4. CAROLYN DOE “Dodo” Suppressed Desire: To be elected to Congress Virtue: Drawing ability Vice: Knitting Usually Found: At Costello’s Outstanding Characteristic: Her wit Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Oskey Staff 4; Blue and White 2, 3; Prom Committee 3; Service Club 3, 4; Sec¬ retary 2; Social Committee 4; Play Committee 4. JOSEPH JOHN DeROSARIO “Buck” Suppressed Desire: To be a musician Virtue: Playing the harmonica Vice: Saving money Usually Found: In Cafeteria Outstanding Characteristic: Good humor Activities: Oskey 3, 4. ROBERT EDWARD DION “Bob” Suppressed Desire: To rejoin Marines Virtue: Dancing Vice: Shyness Usually Found: In Woonsocket Outstanding Characteristic: Neatness MICHAEL CHARLES DiCAMILLO “Mike” Suppressed Desire: To play pro football Virtue: Playing the accordion Vice: Moodiness Usually Found: With Jean Outstanding Characteristic: Neat appearance Activities: Football 1, 3, 4, (Capt. 3); Baseball 3. 4; Oskey 2, 3, 4. FRANK GILBERT DeGRAZIO “Frankie” Suppressed Desire: To be a millionaire Virtue: Making money Vice: Spending money Usually Found: In a gray convertible Outstanding Characteristic: Raising cane Activities: Football 3; Social Commitee 3; Cafeteria 4; Band 1, 2, 3; Oskey Staff 4. JOHN CHARLES DOHERTY “Jack” Suppressed Desire: To appear on Broadway Virtue: Acting ability Vice: Clowning Usually Found: At Costello’s Outstanding Characteristic: Politeness Activities: Class Play 4; Oskey Committee 4; Band 2, 3, 4; President 1. THERESA MAE FARRELL “Tre” Suppressed Desire: To be a nurse Virtue: Her smile Vice: Eating Usually Found: At ball games Outstanding Characteristic: Cheerfulness Activities: Girls ' Sports 1,2; Glee Club 4. LUCIA GENEVIEVE “Lulu” " Lu” Suppressed Desire: To go to Europe Virtue: Her smile Vice: Buying Shoes and Hats Usually Found: In Dr. Siegel’s office Outstanding Characteristic: Politeness Activities: Glee Club 1 ; Latin Club Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey 2; Oskey Staff. MATTHEW JOHN FONTAINE “Mat” Suppressed Desire: To be a success Virtue: Dependability Vice: Silence Usually Found: Any place Outstanding Characteristic: Reserve Activities: Baseball 1. GEORGE ROGER FORGtfl JT “Frog” Suppressed Desire: To drive a truck Virtue: Sense of humor Vice: Practical joking Usually Found : With Barnett Outstanding Characteristic: Clowning Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Social Committee 2, 3; Oskey 3,4; Camera Club 4 ; Prom Committee 3. JOSEPH WARREN GOODWIN JR. “Joe” Suppressed Desire: To be an engineer Virtue: His smile Vice: Chewing nails Usually Found: In Lola’s truck Outstanding Characteristic: Good nature Activities: Boxing 3. BARBARA ANN GENOA; “Ditto” Suppressed Desire: To be an artist Virtue: Drawing ability Vice: Clothes Usually Found: Eating Outstanding Characteristic: Pep Activities: Cheer leader 2, 3; Capt. 4; Prom Committee 3; Class Play Committee 4: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey 1, 2, 3,4; Camera Club 3 ; Social Committee 2. RALPH EDWARD GASBARRO o %) Suppressed Desire: To be an engineer Virtue: Football Vice: Corny jokes Usually Found: In the library Outstanding Characteristic: Good nature Activities: Football 1, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4 Camera Club 3. CAROL GARELICK Cane Suppressed Desire: To have an unlimited wardrobe Virtue: Oratorical ability Vice: Cracking her knuckles Usually Found: Driving a Dodge Outstanding Characteristic: Making witty remarks Activities: Sports Club 4; Oskey 2, 3, 4; Social Committee 3; Prom Committee 3; Oskey Staff 4; Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey Committee 4. ELIZABETH L. GABEL “Betty” “Elgie” Suppressed Desire: To travel Virtue: Smiling Vice: Eating ice cream Usually Found: In a ' 37 Chevie Outstanding Characteristic: Willingness to co-operate Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club 3, Oskey Staff 4; Blue and White 4; Glee Club 3, 4. ROY ALEXANDER HOLMES Suppressed Desire: To be a journalist Virtue: Dancing Vice: Sleeping Usually Found: At the Corner Cottage Outstanding Characteristic: Helpfulness Activities: Class Play 4; Social Committee 1; Camera Club 3 ; Basketball 1 : Prom Committee 3 ; Oskey Staff. MARY JOYCE HUTCHINSON “Hutch” Suppressed Desire: To be a secretary Virtue: Pleasing personality Vice: Homework Usually Found : In Aimone ' s beachwagon Outstanding Characteristic: Sociability Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey Staff 4; Glee Club 1, 3; Prom Committee 3. BARBARA ANN JOHNSON “Each” Suppressed Desire: To be a dress designer Virtue: Drawing ability Vice: Shyness Usually Found: At Newberry’s Outstanding Characteristic: Politeness Activities: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Oskey Staff 4. JUNE CAROL JOHNSON " Blondie” Suppressed Desire : To be a secretary Virtue: Her dimples Vice: Twirling her hair Usually Found: At the piano Outstanding Characteristic: Her happy-go-lucky nature Activities: Commercial Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Girls’ Sports 2, 3, 4; Blue and White 4; Prom Committee 3; Oskey 3, 4. MABEL MARIE KING “May” Suppressed Desire: To be a nurse Virtue: Her pleasing personality Vice: Letter writing Usually Found: At home reading medical books Outstanding Characteristic: Calmness Activities: Glee Club 2; Sewing Club 3 ; Girls’ Sports 2. _ __ _ o r e y __ v «e of 3 t?A fl O s T. V.C. of- Joc.kr af Canti ’f DONALD WELLINGTON MARTIN “Don” Suppressed Desire: To be a hermit Virtue: Interest in class activities Vice: Singing Usually Found: At Costello’s Outstanding Characteristic: Smile Activities: Basketball 1, 2; Prom Committee 3; Oskey Staff 4 ; Class Play 4 ; Social Committee 2. MARY MARKARIAN “M and M” Suppressed Desire: To meet Dana Andrews Virtue: Singing voice Vice: Biting lips Usually Found: In Providence Outstanding Characteristic: Cheerfulness Activities: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Oskey Committee 4; Oskey 1, 2, 3, 4. MELBA JEAN MANN “Marbles” Suppressed Desire: To be a medical secretary Virtue: Reading Vice: Combing her hair Usually Found: In the movies Outstanding Characteristic: Helpfulness Activities: Commercial Club 3, 4; Girl’s Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Prom Committee 3 ; Oskey Staff 4. ROBERT MACDONALD “Bob” Suppressed Desire: To raise a family Virtue: Disposition Vice: Spending money Usually Found: At the Stop 13 Shop Outstanding Characteristic: Kindness JAMES LOCKLIN “Jimmy” Suppressed Desire: To be a pilot Virtue: Musical ability Vice: Spending money Usually Found: At the Corner Cottage Outstanding Characteristic: Courteousness Activities: Baseball 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4. FRANCIS MOLLOY “Franny” Suppressed Desire : To join the Navy Virtue: Eyes Vice: Making noise Usually Found: At Brunelli ' s Diner Outstanding Characteristic: Joviality Activities: Manager of Football 3, 4; Manager ANNE MARIE MCGUIRE Suppressed Desire : To be a teacher of commercial subjects Virtue: Writing stories Vice: Blushing . Usually Found: Studying any place ft Outstanding Characteristic: Her strawberry blonde hair Activities: Commercial Club 3, 4; Glee Club 1; Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4: Art Appreciation Club 3, 4; Prom Committee 3; Oskey Staff 4 : Blue and White 4. )f Basketball 3. ALBERT NAJARIAN “Al” Suppressed Desire: To travel Virtue: Good vocabulary Vice: Temper Usually Found: At home Outstanding Characteristic: Honesty Activities: Service Club 4. LAWRENCE SAM NASUTI “Larry” Suppressed Desire: To attend trade school Virtue: Playing the accordion Vice: Procrastination Usually Found: At Andy’s Spa Outstanding Characteristic: Politeness FLORENCE PEARL NICHOLSON “Flo” Suppressed Desire: To be a teacher Virtue: Friendliness Vice: Blushing Usually Found: In the office Outstanding Characteristic: Good nature Activities: Commercial Club 3, 4; Fine Arts Club 3, 4: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3. 4 ; Glee Club 1 ; Blue and White 4 ; Oskey Staff 4. FRANCIS EDWARD QUINN ‘‘Frank” Suppressed Desire: To catch a bus Virtue: Silence Vice: Silence Usually Found: Trying to catch a bus Outstanding Characteristic: Intellectual ability Activities: Service Club 4; Editor-in-Chief of Yearbook; Football 3 ; Radio Club 3. CHRISTIAN PRETTO “Chris” Suppressed Desire: To be successful Virtue: Musical ability Vice: Eating Usually Found: At band rehearsal Outstanding Characteristic: Reserve Activities: Band 4. CHARLES PILIGIAN “Charlie” Suppressed Desire: To become wealthy Virtue: Sense of humor Vice: Alibis Usually Found: At Brunelli’s Diner Outstanding Characteristic: His wit Activities: Social Committee 4; Service Club 3, 4; Baseball 3. LAWRENCE PASQUINO “Larry” Suppressed Desire: To be a Nuclear Physicist Virtue: Mathematics Vice: Boisterousness Usually Found: At Brunelli’s Diner Outstanding Characteristic: Sense of humor Activities: Chess Club GEORGE OBER Gigger” Suppressed Desire: To be a farmer Virtue: Bowling Vice: Shyness Usually Found: At the First National Store Outstanding Characteristic: Politeness RAYMOND J. RECCHIA " Ray” Suppressed Desire : To become a famous musician Virtue: Musical ability Vice: Shyness Usually Found: Any place Outstanding Characteristic: Helpfulness Activities: Basketball 1 ; Baseball 1 ; Band 2, 3, 4. NANCY SYLVIA RIBERO “ Ribby” “Tex” Suppressed Desire: To attend Southern Methodist University Virtue: Her eyes Vice: Weakness for basketball players Usually Found: At the library Outstanding Characteristic: Temper Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4 Oskey Committee 4. ' U o Lt ' IV fT ’ . Class Play Committee 4 ; ROGER A. RONDEAU Suppressed Desire: To travel Virtue: Height » Vice: Procrastination Usually Found: At work Outstanding Characteristic: Good disposition Activities: Social Committee 2, 3, 4; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Service Club 3, President 4 ; Senior Class Play 4. RONALD SEDERMAN " Ronnie” " Gunther” Suppressed Desire: To retire Virtue: Good grooming Vice: Clowning Usually Found: With Dick Outstanding Characteristic: Mathematical ability Activities: Football 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Play 4; Oskey 4 ; Junior Prom Committee 3. DONALD GORDON SEWELL “Luke” Suppressed Desire : To be a bachelor Virtue: Love of nature Vice: Spending too much time out of doors Usually Found: At the A. P. Outstanding Characteristic: Reserve Activities: Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1; Junior Prom Com¬ mittee 3. A " EDWARD THIBEDEAU “Eddie” Suppressed Desire: To be an aviation cadet Virtue: His good nature Vice: Baseball Usually Found : At Andy’s Spa Outstanding Characteristic: Friendliness Activities: Basketball 2; Baseball 1. CONSTANCE ANNE THAYER “Lefty” “Connie” essed Desire : To be a writer Writing ability : Bobby (s) f Usually Found: At t he Corner Cottage Dutstanding Characteristic: Pleasing personality Activities: Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Blue and W Oskey Staff 4; Oskey Committee 4; Oskey 2; Jun pr P o mittee 3 ; Glee Club 1 ; Sports Club 4; Play Co BEVERLY ANN SURN™ 1 1 “Be v” yM j Suppressed Desire: To be a surgical nurse 0 Virtue: Acting ability Vice: Excitability Usually Found: In Milford Outstanding Characteristic: Congeniality Activities: Sports Club 4; Class Play 4; Girls ' Sports ELIZABETH A. SNYDER “Betty” Suppressed Desire: To be a typist Virtue: Basketball I ' S t. Vice: Too many goodies Usually Found: Reading in the library . , ■ Outstanding Characteristic: Joviality Activities: Girl’s Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club ; Sports Club 4; Commercial Club 3, 4. RUTH MAY SIMS “Freckles” Suppressed Desire: To become a bus Virtue: Gymnastic ability Vice : Singing in the bath tub Usually Found: With Frank Outstanding Characteristic: Good sportsmanship Activities: Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 3, 4; Blue and White 3 ; Glee Club 1 ; Oskey 2, 3 ; Sports Club 4. BARBARA JEAN THOMPSON “Barb ' ’ Suppressed Desire: To travel Virtue: Friendly smile Vice: Shyness Usually Found: In the movies Outstanding Characteristic: Even temper Activities: Commercial Club 3, 4; Literary Club 4; Blue and White 4; Girls’ Sports 1, 2, 3, 4. JOHN EDWARD TURCO “ Johnny” “Turk” Suppressed Desire: To be a celebrity Virtue: Athletic ability Vice: Good food Usually Found: Visiting Outstanding Characteristic: Co-operativcness Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Co-Capt. 4: Basketball Mana¬ ger 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball Manager 3, 4: Associate Editor of Oskey 4; Junior Prom Committee 3 : Blue and White 1,3. JAMES D. WARE “Jimmy” Suppressed Desire: To be of assistance to fellow man Virtue: Baseball interest Vice: Inferiority complex Usually Found: In Sheldonville Outstanding Characteristic: Lending a helping hand JAMES A. WILSON “Jimmie” Suppressed Desire: To teach English Virtue: Aviation ability Vice: Flying high Usually Found: In Donut Galley Outstanding Characteristic: Stubbornness Activities: Football 3, 4; Service Club 3, 4; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Senior Play Committee 4. ALDO VENDETTI “Al” Suppressed Desire: To study Aeronautics Virtue: Ability to make money Vice: Spending money Usually Found : In Service Station Outstanding Characteristic: Ambition GERALDINE CECELIA YANKEE “Gerry” Suppressed Desire: To be a Foreign Correspondent Virtue: Acting ability Vice: " Corny” jokes Usually Found: At home resting Outstanding Characteristic: Wittiness Activities: Commercial Club 4; Blue and White 4; Oskey Staff 4; Girls ' Sports 1, 2, 3, 4; Literary Club 3, 4; Class Play 4 ; Glee Club 1. Autographs •- , 31 ■ HU . . . ■f 1 1 % •’H ' V ’ • J lisp: . musyaM " 9 , -Jp ' ls ' m) Class OjjjJctnA President —Richard Yankee Vice-President —Francis Marco Secretary —Iona Blake Treasurer —Betty Lyons Senton Clash Data Class Colors Maroon and Silver Class Flower Rose Class Motto —It is better to have tried and failed, than not to have tried at all— Class Marshal —Donald Gianetti Assistant Marshal —John Gentili COMMENCEMENT DAY HONORS Valeditory —Barbara Baxter Salutatory —Betty Lyons First Essay —Anne McGuire Fourth Essay —Constance Thayer Second Essay —Lucia Ficco Third Essay —Frank Quinn CLASS DAY HONORS History —Rose Marie Aimone Will —Beverly Surner Prophecy —Carolyn Doe Gifts —Francis Marco Oration- —John Turco CHa k CaHencSan SEPTEMBER Class conclusion, “I can ' t get started - ' —quick assistance from Mr. Doherty. Ten Commandments issued to Freshman class. OCTOBER Freshman Acquaintance Party. Welcome, kiddies Roll up the sidewalks. Rose Marie learned how to drive the beachwagon. Thank you very much, Columbus, for our day of rest. NOVEMBER Seniors rolled back to school from Thanksgiving dinner. It’s happened twice in a row—Franklin 12—North 6. DECEMBER Purdy has come and gone—so has our money. St. Nicholas Turco grew a beard and was the star attraction of the Senior Christmas Dance. JANUARY Seniors wiped sleep from their eyes and plowed back to school. All car bumpers take notice! Marie Cataldo is showing off a license. Basketball reigns supreme at the Boston Garden. Franklin 40 —Warcham 33. FEBRUARY Will you be my valentine? -X- The class play " Dear Ruth " was a " ripping” success. The man with the moustache had the audience rolling in th e aisles. MARCH Chest out! Shoulders back! Stomach in. Good posture month by the Health Ed. classes. Statistic day— " ' Who’s Who” in the senior class determined by the prospective voters. APRIL Spring is in the air—so is Jimmie Wilson. Attendance in school has dropped 20 per cent. Spring baseball training has started. Twenty-five pushups every night. The blue bloomer girls on parade—the physical education ex¬ hibition under the direction of " Beanie.” The end is drawing near. We have been measured for our graduation robes. MAY The Senior Class of 1949 proudly presents the " Oskey Rail¬ road Station.” What are little girls made of? " Sugar, spice, and all things nice.” The Junior Prom cometh. JUNE Graduation.YIPPEE!. We dood it! !! CHa Onation Communism, Yesterday and Today Ladies and gentlemen, members of the faculty, students and friends: I have chosen as the subject of my class oration for tonight the topic of Communism, Com¬ munism Yesterday and Communism of Today. The reason I have chosen this subject is that never before in the history of the world has any one issue caused so much con¬ fusion, so much controversy, so much difficulty, and remained so little understood. I say “so little understood” because actually—how many people really know just what Communism means today and what it meant yesterday. How many of us know what a Communist really is and why he is a Communist. Ladies and gentlemen, I have taken it upon myself tonight to attempt to answer these questions, and in my own humble way, to offer a solution to combat this menace which is spreading like a pestilence throughout the world. Let us look at the Communism of Yesterday. Communism was started with the idea of equalizing conditions among all the people. It is in many ways the direct op¬ posite of the capitalistic system, inasmuch as it provides for the abolition of the in¬ equalities in wealth, and is based on a common ownership of property, industry, and management. All money garnered by the Communist society is equally divided. Com¬ munism takes its name from its underlying principles of sharing all things in common. Prior to the first World War, very few Communistic communities existed. Since then, Russia has come under the rule of the Communist Party, and has formed a Soviet system of government. Communism, however, does not exist in its pure form there, due to the modification of its cardinal principles adopted by the Russian Dicta¬ torship to meet changing external and internal economic conditions and to carry on commercial relations with other countries. Now I will try to explain the Communism of today, the way I see it and the way the world sees it. First, let us look at the philosophy of Communism. The whole phil¬ osophy can be summed up in the phrase, “the end justifies the means.” It is the Com¬ munistic belief that any means can be employed, whether it be good or bad, murder or friendliness, trickery or concession, deceit or love—to achieve a goal. Thus we hear of it being friendly to religion on one hand, and persecuting it on the other; then we hear of it on the side of democracy one week and trying to overthrow it in the next. In Communism, all this trickery, cunning, and lowness is justifiable because its phil¬ osophy says there is nothing wrong with how anything is done as long as the goal is achieved. And what of the people who go to make up Communism? What «f the Commun¬ ists? What kind of a person is he? By a close examination into Communism as it ex¬ ists in America today, it can be seen that Communism has its greatest appeal to the frustrated and the disillusioned. These people have a pent-up hatred and evident dis¬ like for some person, some class, some institution or form of government, and because Communism can give them a chance to openly express their hatred and animosity to¬ ward these institutions, persons and classes, then they are all too quick to join. The majority of these people who have joined Communism have not done so because they feel that Communism is right, but rather because it gives them a chance to openly despise the wrong which has been grieving them. Every Communist has a hidden hatred toward someone or something, so he feels that if he joins Communism, he will be able to “let himself go,” as it were and thus spew forth all the hatred that has been pent up within him and let it rush forth like water from a dam that has burst its retaining walls. CLASS ORATION (Concluded) Disease in any form has a certain revolting effect upon all of us. The doctor who is called in the early morning hours to a house where perhaps pneumonia has struck at the body of a youngster analyzes the case and in his heart there is a hatred and dis¬ taste for the germs which are causing the sickness. But there is corresponding love and affection for the young man whose body happens to harbor the germ. So the medic pits all of his skill and energy in an effort to drive the evil germs out of their habitat. It seems to me that there is an analogy between this account and the manner in which we should look at Communism and attempt to handle the problem. We may have a violent distaste for the Communistic idiology but we must never lose sight of the fact that there is a human being at stake who may happen to be harboring this conception which we abhor. We must attack this problem from the human angle, and strive to eradicate the disease germ of Communism and prepare the human being for a better way of life. Friends, I have laid the known facts before you, the true facts of Communism of Yesterday and Today; I have tried to explain it as a disease, and now Ladies and Gentlemen, my solution. I said earlier and will continue to say, the Communistic So¬ ciety has members who are “frustrated and disillusioned.” Will imprisoning, annihilat¬ ing and persecuting these people put an end to Communism? The answer is obviously No. They do not offer any solution at all. The only possible solution is kindness and charity to make the Communist see the light and see all that a true democracy has to offer. In closing, I should like to leave with you a definition of Communism which will enable you to recognize it wherever it may appear. It has been said and rightfully so, “Victory is their only heaven; defeat their only hell; revolution their only God.” John Turco CfaM dHUitanij. I’m sure there is one thing everyone likes to do and that is reminisce. That is just what I’m going to do now and I know it will remind you of your high school days. On September 7, 1945, one hundred and five graduates of Thercn Metcalf Junior High School, feeling as though they owned the world, entered the premises of F. H. S. Will we ever forget how high and mighty we felt? It didn’t take long for that feeling to leave I assure you. We were soon made to realize that we were babies and were treated as such. The first of October we attended the annual Freshman Acquaintance Party, our first social event. During the day we were well initiated, 1 remember distinctly. Our first feeling of doing something really worthwhile came when we were asked to put on the Thanksgiving Assembly. Such dramatic ability we displayed. Our next duty was to elect our class officers. The boys seemed to be our favorites as shown by the election: President .... Vice-President Secretary .... Treasurer . Jack Doherty . . Peter Antico Hector Chenard . . . Fran Marco We also elected Miss Beatrice Mercurio as our class adviser for the next four years. Before we knew it, we were sophomores and so much more experienced in high school life. GixTs began to share the duties and honors of class officers. President Vice-President Secretary .... Treasurer .... .Dick Yankee .Dick Dupre . Caroyln Doe Marilyn Abrahamson Among our few activities we sponsored the Valentine Dance which left some broken hearts, some mended ones, and some new flames; that latter made it a success. Our boys wei ' e well represented on the football field and we were very proud of them. Several of our classmates took part in the Oskey. We were very proud of the Pickaninnies, who started out for Hollywood but ended up in Bellingham for a com¬ mand performance. After the Christmas holiday came several changes in our faculty: Mrs. Roche, our math teacher, left and Mr. Fitzpatrick resumed the place he had left to join the armed services. In February Mr. Colbert came back to take over as head coach. At the end of the year we said goodbye to several teachers: Miss Alberto, Miss Cirioni and Miss DeBaggis who left school to turn to domestic life. In September we welcomed Miss DiAntonio, Mrs. Pond, and Miss Apperson to their respective positions. Soon the time came when we could truly be called upper classmen—the reason— why, we were juniors: CLASS HISTORY (Continued) Our class officers were: Dick Yankee Peter Antico Betty Lyons . Iona Blake President Vice-President Secretary .... Treasurer The first item on our list was to order our class rings and pay the deposit, and thus many pockets were empty. Several birthday parties outside of school were of major importance since most of our juniors were sixteen and thought the happenings worthy of celebration. This year we changed our schedule so that we had an hour on Friday which we used for Club Periods. There were several new activities started. The Service Club has done several things for the welfare of the school. The Glee Club is one of the lar¬ gest in many years, many numbers from famous operas having been learned and sung by the girls. Other new clubs are the Sports Club, Radio Club and Camera Club. Before the year was over Mr. Rodgers, after many faithful years of service as Manual Training Teacher, left and Mr. Masi became one of the teaching staff. The basketball team this year was one of the best in a long time. We played at the Boston Garden and Boston Arena. We tied for first place in the Midland League and the play off game was held in the Armory in Framingham. I’m sure none of us will ever forget the game we played against Marlboro when there were two overtimes and a sudden death period. We are very proud of Fran Marco, who was a regular on this wonderful team. The greatest event of the year was the Junior Prom. We worked hard on the decorations with Johnny Turco and Donald Martin as the ladder squad, and Carol Garelick racing around with multicolored stars in her arms. “Stardust” was the setting and music was rendered by Kid Boots and his Orchestra. The Grand March was led by Ray Mastromatteo and Iona Blake. Everyone had a wonderful time and I’m sure we’ll never forget it. Seniors at last! In the fall of ’48, we walked with our heads high. It was our turn to make the freshmen succumb to our command. Seniors—what a wonderful word- like music to our ears. We lost one more member of the faculty by the resignation of Miss Nichols. She was replaced by Miss Young. First, our class election was held with the officers remaining the same except for the vice president, now Fran Marco. A few weeks later the senior girls were found combing their hair and fixing their make up—the boys dressed as though they were mother’s little darlings again—the reason: Class Pictures. The Christmas Dance was held on December 18. It was a success, thanks to the efforts of the social committee. The next event was the Class Play, “Dear Ruth,” which was held on February 28. 1949. Because of popular demand we presented it again Monday evening Commence. CLASS HISTORY (concluded) ment week. All those in the cast had so much fun putting it on that they were sorry when it was all over. Miss Beane presented her exhibition with almost all the senior girls participating. Congratulations, Miss Beane, for another wonderful show! After the third marking period, Mr. Doherty announced the honors. A week later we held a class meeting to elect those to hold Class Day Honors. This year’s Junior Prom, the traditional reception for seniors, was held on May twentieth. The Grand March was led by Dick Yankee and Jackie Led bury. The scene was that of a garden in spring. We extend our congratulations to Mr. Masi and the Juniors for a job well done. At this time we want to express our appreciation for the guidance given us by our class advisor, Miss Mercurio. We shall never forget her sincere cooperation and help¬ ful advice. This week, as you probably know, means a lot to everyone of us and I know we’ll never forget all the events which take place. I hope that my going back over these four years has recalled pleasant memories to everyone here tonight. Rose Marie Aimone, Historian C£a44 Qi-|jt4 ROSE MARIE AIMONE—A bus: Now you’ll have room for all your friends who can’t fit in the beach wagon. PEGGY ALLEN—A convertible: So you won’t have to go looking for someone elses. RAY ALLARD—An apple: You were always crazy about “Mackintoshes.” PETER ANTICO—-Razor blades: To help that “five o’clock shadow.” HOWARD ARNOLD—A knife: To give to the juniors along with an explanation on how to cut classes. BRENDA BACHNER—A radio: At least we can shut it off! BILLY BARNETT—A date book: To keep track of your many girl friends. BARBARA BAXTER—A picture of Johnny Pesky: That is the best we could do! EDWARD BESTERFIELD—A medal: For you services at the Morse Theatre. IONA BLAKE: A ribbon: To add to your collection of ’’beaux.” BARBARA BOULANGER— Handcuffs: So that you will not be separated from Ruth. PATTY BROWN—A snood: To cover your flaming red hair when you want to be in¬ cognito. JOSEPH BUCHANIO—A horn: So you can make a little noise. MARIE CATALDO—A pin: To help you get the “point” in Solid. ARTHUR CLARKE—A tooth brush: To keep your winning smile. JOHN COOK—A book on the life of Fritz Kreisler: So that you may emulate him in the future. ROSE MARIE CORNETT A—A doll: To use as a model for your clever dressmaking. SHIRLEY DANA—Your favorite vegetable: You always did like “Beanes.” BETTY DAVIS—A frying pan: To help you get started in domestic life in the near future. AGOSTINO DEBAGGIS—A baton: May you lead your way into musical success. FRANK DEGRAZIO and MATTHEW FONTAINE—A cook book: To help you con¬ tinue the good work accomplished in the cafeteria. MIKE DICAMILLO—A pair of glasses: So you won’t strain your eyes studying. BOB DION—A piece of velvet: This reminds us of you on a dance floor. JOSEPH DIROSARIO—A harmonica and a contract with Larry Adler: Enough said? CAROLYN DOE—A basket: To keep your knitting in. JACK DOHERTY—An Oscar. For the best performance in our class play, “Dear Ruth.” THERESA FARRELL, BARBARA THOMSON, LOUISE BROTHERS—A horn: So that we may hear you once in a while. LUCIA FICCO—A piggy bank: To save your pennies for your trip to Europe. ROGER FORGIT—A loaf of bread: Your stay here has been one big loaf. BETTY GABEL—A light: To focus on your ready smile. CAROL GARELICK—Mademoiselle Magazine: To keep you posted on the latest styles. RALPH GASBARRO—A joke book: So that you may continue with your witty re¬ marks. BARBARA GENOA—A wagon: Something new for you to draw. JOSEPH GOODWIN—A dipper: To remind you of your “milky way.” ROY HOLMES—A cornerstone: To remind you of your days at the Corner Cottage. JOYCE HUTCHINSON—Labels: For your suitcase on your many trips to Philadel¬ phia. BARBARA JOHNSON—A box of powder: To hide your many blushes. JUNE JOHNSON—A pair of sun glasses: We know you love “Sonny” days. MABEL KING—A crown: You’ve always been a king; tonight we make you a queen. JAMES LOCKLIN—Sheet music: So you will continue your sweet trumpet playing. BETTY LYONS—A brush: May your locks always gleam! CLASS GIFTS (Concluded) ROBERT MACDONALD—A first year Latin book: You never did finish that course after four years. MELBA MANN—Movie Mirror Magazine: To amuse you when you’re not at the movies. MARY MARKARIAN—Pennies: Now tell us your thoughts. DONALD MARTIN—A book of poetry: So that you may be inspired to write poems of your own. FRANCIS MOLLOY—An alarm clock: To keep you on time in the future. ANNE MCGUIRE—Paper: On which you can write your book entitled, “How to have a beautiful complexion.” ALBERT NAJARIAN—A copy of “Me and the Dodgers”: To remind you of your Brooklyn days. LAWRENCE NASUTI—A gun: You may be short, but you’re very much alive. FLORENCE NICHOLSON—A jar of cold cream: To keep your complexion beautiful always. GEORGE OBER and CHRISTIAN PRETTO—Bells: So we will know you’re around. LAURENCE PASQUINO—A test tube: To continue your impractical experiments in Practical Chemistry. CHARLES PILIGIAN—A mirror: To remind you that you’re competing with Charles Boyer. FRANK QUINN—A badge of appreciation: To remind you that you kept the senior boys “up there” in class honors. ALDO VENDETTI and RAYMOND RECCHIA—A monkey wrench: To help you start your own garage. NANCY RIBERO—A pack of cards: To help you find your Jack of hearts. ROGER RONDEAU—A club: To beat off all those swooning girls. RONNIE SEDERMAN—A calendar: So you can keep track of the months—especially “June.” DONALD SEWELL—A fish hook: We know you are the class fisherman. RUTH SIMS—A book entitled: “Frank-ly speaking.” BEVERLY SURNER—A first-aid kit: To start you on your nursing career. BETTY SNY DER—A leaflet: “How to Lose Ten Pounds in Nine Days,” Keep it up, Betty! CONNIE THAYER—A copy of: “How to Learn Portuguese in Four Easy Lessons:” To remind you of Julio. EDWARD THIBEDEAU—Seven suits with fourteen pairs of trousers: So you can continue to dress “sharp.” JOHN TURCO—A key to success: You can’t miss, John! JAMES WARE—A song sheet: So that you can continue being a singer after your debut in the Oskey. JAMES WILSON—An airplane: To take you to “Virginia.” GERRY YANKEE—A suitcase: To pack your belongings on your trip to Hollywood. DICK YANKEE—A pair of seven league boots: To increase your speed. CHa b (Pnojpkteu The other night I switched the television onto the Red Sox—Yankee game. Fenway Park came in beautifully so I shed my shoes and settled back for a quiet evening of baseball. Maybe I even closed my eyes for a minute—but I opened them suddenly, for a familiar voice was trilling, " Buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks. " It sounded exactly like ROSE MARIE AIMONE. I couldn ' t believe my ears, though, until another voice broke in with, " That was Rose Marie Aimone, accompanied by Spike Jones. " Sure enough, down by home plate was Rosie, backed by JACK DOHERTY, CRIS PRETTO, LARRY NASUTI, RAY RECCHIA and JIMMY LOCKLIN, led by the maestro, of course, and doing weird things with trumpets, an accordion, drums, and a trombone. " What " I asked myself, " Is going on? And what is BARBARA BAXTER do¬ ing up there in the announcer ' s booth? " As if in answer to my startled question, Barbara went on, " Not only is this the opening game of the 1959 season, but it is also the first game for the Sox since they were purchased from Tom Yawkey by JIMMY WARE. And now BRENDA BACHNER is unveiling a monument to Ted Williams, out in left field. The ground-keepers were at work on the infield. Out there dusting off the first base bag was MARY MARKARIAN; she evidently got her experience tidy¬ ing up counters at Newberry ' s. Then I saw that the governor was preparing to throw out the first ball. To my amazement, it was ROY HOLMES. By this time, I was ready for anything. I gave only a short gasp when the Boston players rushed onto the field in ARGYLE socks. The announcer went on to explain that these were an innovation introduced by CAROL GARELICK, who had a long¬ term contract to produce the club ' s hosiery. The team ' s sharp new uniforms were the work of two Barbaras: GENOA and JOHNSON, and ROSE MARIE CORNETT A had turned out the dashing new caps. I looked the players over. Why, there were FRANNIE MARCO and MIKE DICAMILLO in the outfield—and PETER ANTICO had put Junior Stephens out of business, while DICK YANKEE was catching! What ' s more, the umpires were ALBERT NAJARIAN, DONALD SEWELL, and BOBBY MACDONALD. The first New York batter bunted down the third base line. The pitcher fielded the ball, threw to first. " Safe! " yelled the umpires in unison. At this point who should charge from the dugout, but Manager JOHNNY TURCO, determined to exchange a few well-chosen words with the umpires. The tirade was nipped, however, by the appearance of a green Ford on the playing field. Out stepped JOYCE HUTCHINSON and MARIE CATALDO with Marie apologizing for making such a large hole in the wall, explaining that she had somehow misjudged a corner somewhere. As the camera focussed on the yawning gap, I recognized to one side a huge blown-up shot of JUNE JOHNSON and a shampoo bottle, while on the other was a big picture of ARTHUR CLARKE wearing an Arrow collar. Over on the opposite wall I later saw a shot of PEGGY ALLEN, in a bathing suit, gazing soulfully at a tube of suntan cream. Now the crowd was on the screen. Over on the third-base line sat a hoard of squealing school children, chaperoned by ANNE MCGUIRE, FLORENCE NICHOLSON and LUCIA FICCO. Nearby, busily stoking the little darlings with hot-dogs and orange soda, were HOWARD ARNOLD, FRANKIE DEGRAZIO, MATTHEW FONTAINE and JOE DIROSARIO. CLASS PROPHECY (Continued) Back in the broadcasting booth NANCY RIBERO, who had acquired the Southern accent traditional with the best sports announcers, was on the job in¬ terviewing celebrities who had come to Boston for the game. ROGER RONDEAU introduced as ' ‘Franklin ' s answer to Montgomery Clift, ' ' had flown on from Cal¬ ifornia with JIMMY WILSON, the country ' s top supersonic pil ot. SHIRLEY DANA national titlist in golf and tennis was there, along with BILL BARNETT ( ' ' The only man in radio who can talk faster than Winchell; " ) the new Broadway com¬ edienne, GERRY YANKEE, AGOST1NO DEBAGGIS, publicity director for the Metropolitan Opera Company and GEORGE OBER, top bowler in the United States. Over in the press box the camera picked up the reporters and columnists. BETTY LYONS, CONNIE THAYER, RALPH GASBARRO (with his ghost writer, RUTHIE SIMS) and BETTY GABEL were frantically attempting to keep tally of the several dozen home runs being hit out on the field. There had evidently been some debate as to whether these homers were due to the superior physical prowess of the boys or to the ultra-rabbity rabbit ball recently invented by LAWRENCE PASQUINO. Here a hub-bub arose on the field; the Boston pitcher had neatly " beaned " the Yankee batter with one of these super-balls. Out rushed DR. JOHN COOK and two nurses, BEVIE SURNER and THERESA FAR¬ RELL. Bringing up the rear was MELBA MANN, the doctor ' s secretary. While this quartet was giving aid and comfort to the enemy, the scene shifted to the stands. A blinding flash of gold braid caught my eye; it was Ad¬ miral FRAN MOLLOY. Two seats back was BOBBY DION, in Marine regalia and absolutely loaded down with ribbons, while just in front was FRANK QUINN in a Merchant Marine uniform with stripes half way up his sleeve. Then my eyes were attracted to a gentleman nearby who was lighting his cigar with a twenty dollar bill; RAY ALLARD has evidently made a small fortune. Trotting up and down the staris was EDWARD BESTERFIELD. He was really a veteran at ushering, with all his years of experience at the Morse Theatre. At the end of the fourth inning there were more celebrities on the aid. RON¬ NIE SEDERMAN was still clowning around—and being paid for it by Barnum and Bailey. BARBARA THOMPSON, PATTY BROWN and LOUISE BROTHERS had just returned from the wilds of Africa with a National Geographic Society expedition. IONA BLAKE began to read a message from the sponsor, the JO¬ SEPH GOODWIN Dandelion Evaporated Milk Company, but when she came to the section ' ' The Milk from Phlegmatic Cows, ' ' poor Iona broke down. ROGER FORGIT came on to state that he had come to the game from Iowa (he raises corn out there) and mentioned that CHARLIE PILIGIAN, the multi-millionaire chicken man, is his best customer, and that BETTY DAVIS, who lives ' ' down the road a piece " from his farm, had won every Mid-Western pie-baking contest in the past five years. As the fifth inning rolled on, the drone of an airplane could be heard—but no, it wasn ' t a plane; it was a flying saucer. It hit on the grandstand roof and off stepped EDDIE THIBEDEAU. He explained that he had " hitched a ride from South America with the owner, ALDO VENDETTI. " Even this phenomenon was ignored, however, when MABEL KING came to the microphone with a notice. Every seat in the park was sold out for the rest of the season. Already, down in the bullpen, JOE BUCHANIO was hammering away on new stands. Then BAR¬ BARA BOULANGER rushed in to say that the last World Series ticket has just CLASS PROPHECY (Concluded) been sold. Suddenly BETTY SNYDER dashes madly in, " Cleveland, Philade- phia and Detroit have just wired their regrets, they ' re afraid to face these terriffic new Red Sox. Boston is conceded the league Championship on opening day. " DONALD MARTIN, the Braves ' new tub-thumper, stood to one side and looked down his nose at the jubilant crowd. " Nice, " he said, " But the Braves will naturally win the Series in four straight. " The screen went blank for an instant, and then the game was resumed. But that was Williams out in left, and there were Doerr and Johnny Pesky. Had everything been a dream? I ' ll never know—until opening day, 1959. Carolyn Doe CHabb °WiM We, the class of nineteen-hundred forty-nine, of franklin High School in the town of Franklin, Norfolk County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U. S. A. knowing our days to be numbered and our time near at hand, and professing to be of sound mind and body, do hereby make our last will and testament, be¬ queathing all our personal and worldly goods to those whom we hope will take good care of them and use them wisely. To the Faculty: Our fondest sentiments for their perserverance in dealing with us during the years we spent in dear old F. H. S. To Mr. Doherty: A new golf club which will drive a ball 250 yards on a straight line and tee the ball up on the fairway for the second shot. To Miss Mercurio: A golden crown to crown her " queen of patience and understanding, " a title she so rightly deserves for her wise guidance to our class. To the individual members of the Faculty: To Mr. Beane: Another class play which will prove to be as good as our own. To Mr. Stevens: A chest with lock and key to hide his discouragement if he ever gets two chemistry classes like this past year ' s have been. To Mr. Fitzpatrick: A corn sheer so that he may cut the corn from his jokes if they get too much so. To Miss Holmes: The many hours which she spent correcting our numerous themes and essays. To the Junior Class: The trials, tribulations, the heartaches, joys and above all the honors and privileges that are accorded to a Senior Class. To Individual Members of the Junior Class: I, Ray Allard, leave my future in the hands of a cute strawberry blonde. We, Betty I yons and Barbara Baxter, leave our highest honors to those two identicals in the Junior Class. I, Rose Marie Aimone, leave my vim, vigor and vitality to Tina Cugno. I, Shirley Dana, leave my athletic ability on the basketball court to June Yankee. We, Constance Thayer and Carolyn Doe, leave our writing ability to Wil¬ liam O ' Neil. We, Eetty Cabel and June Johnson, leave our handsome stature to Jacque¬ line Gregoire and Norman Ryan. I, Carol Garelick, leave my title of best dressed to Irene Dorr. I, John Turco, leave my rhetorical ability to Ronnie Gianetti. I, Barbara Genoa, leave my artistic ability to Gloria Drowne. I, James Wilson, leave my love for the sky to ' ‘Kato " Morrissey, because he always has his head in the clouds. CLASS WILL (Concluded) To Those Sophisticated Sophomores: The honor of becoming a class of higher distinction and the joys and head¬ aches of the Junior Prom. To Individual Members of the Sophomore Class: I, Francis Marco, do bequeath by basketball ability to Bobby Buffone. I, Roger Forgit, leave my boisterous ways to Robert Simmler. To Those Frisky Freshmen: The excitement and anticipation of their next three years as upper class- men and the hope of distinction that should go with it. We close this will in the presence of capable witnesses hoping that the above bequests may be carried out faithfully. Signed, sealed, published, and declared in the month of May in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred forty-nine. Scribe Beverly Surner Class Officers: Pres. Richard Yankee Vice-Pres. Francis Marco Secretary. Iona Blake Treas. Betty Lyons Witnesses: W. E. Came W. E. Saw W. E. Conquered CCaM Sana To The Tune Of: “Far Away Places” Tho’ we shall leave Franklin We ne’er shall forget The friends we have met Through the years, We’ll always remember With joy and with pride The good times at Dear Franklin High. Times may go on But we’ll cherish thee, Teachers, classmates, friends, We’ll always hold you So dear to our hearts Until it is time For the end. Now we must leave thee To strive for our goal And work for success Near or far, May fortune smile on us In each thing we do And help us to reach For our star. The knowledge you gave us O, dear Franklin High Will help us through The years, Through life’s endless struggles, And sadness and fears, Our memory of you Will endure. Tho’ parting brings sorrow And friends say farewell, We’ll look back with Gladness and tears, So dear Alma Mater This is farewell But your memory We’ll always hold dear. Sen.ion Cefebnitie BEST LOOKING .... • Arthur Clarke June Johnson BEST DRESSED .... ♦ Peter Antico • . Carol Garelick MOST RESPECTED • Frank Quinn ♦ B. Baxter-M. Cataldo MOST POPULAR John Turco • Barbara Baxter BEST ALL ROUND Francis Marco • Connie Thayer BEST ATHLETE • Francis Marco • Shi 1 ley Dana MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED • Frank Quinn • Barbara Baxter CUTEST .... • Jimmy Locklin • Betty Lyons MOST SOCIABLE John Turco ♦ Barbara Baxter BEST DANCER , Roy Holmes Rose Marie Aimone BEST ACTOR and ACTRESS • John Doherty • Beverly Surner CLASS TEASE .... ♦ Roger Forgit • Iona Blake MOST INTELLECTUAL ♦ Frank Quinn • Carolyn Doe TYPICAL .... • Francis Marco • Betty Lyons QUIETEST .... • Eddie Besterfield • Barbara Johnson NOISIEST .... • .oger Forgit • Iona Blake BEST LINE .... ♦ Bill Barnett • Peggy Allen HF.ARTBREAKER ♦ Roger Rondeau • Iona Blake WITTIEST .... • Ralph Gasbarro • Brenda Backner BEST NATURED • John Turco • Iona Blake DID MOST FOR F. H. S. • John Turco ♦ Barbara Baxter BROTHER AND SISTER • Donald Martin • Shirley Dana CLASS POET » Donald Martin « Carolyn Doe PEPPIEST .... Bill Barnett • Baibara Genoa CLASS LADY AND GENTLEMAN • Roy Holmes • Betty Lyons CLASS ORATOR • John Turco • B. Baxter-C. Garelick CLASS BLUFF • Ronnie Sederman • Brenda Bachner BEST SMILE • A. Clarke-F. Marco Barbara Genoa MOST BASHFUL • Eddie Besterfield • Baibara Thompson MOST PLEASING PERSONALITY • Ralph Gasbarro ♦ Barbara Baxter MOST SERIOUS • James Ware • Anne McGuire MOST MUSICAL • Mike DiCamillo % Rose Marie Aimone MOST POPULAR FRESHMAN • • » Joe McWilliams MOST POPULAR SOPHOMORE • . Bobby Buffone MOST POPULAR JUNIOR • • • Jack Gentili FAVORITE SPORT • . . . . • Basketball FAVORITE SONG • » . . . ♦ " I Can ' t Get Started ' FAVORITE HANGOUT • • . « » » Costello’s FAVORITE LONGING • • • • • • Graduation FAVORITE ORCHESTRA Vaughn Monroe WHAT F. H. S. NEEDS MOST • • • • • Smoking Room WHAT F. H. S NEFDS LEAST • • ♦ • JJomework Epical dancers VIOISIE5T FI -8HMAn JUNIOR MOST LIKEiY 1 441 to °Klu c Sponsors Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Aimone Miss Mary L. Marrs Miss Janet Apperson Mr. and Mrs. Charles Masi Mr. and Mrs. Barnard Bachner Mr. and Mrs. Archie MacDonald Mr. and Mrs. George Baxter Mr. and Mrs. Walter McGuire Miss Alice Beane Mrs. Reginald McKenny Mr. and Mrs. Henri Beane Mr. James McLaughlin Miss Nora Boghosian Mrs. Rose McLaughlin Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Boulanger Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Metrano Mr. Clement Brunelli Mr. and Mrs. A. Najarian Mr. Joseph Carr Mr. and Mrs. R. Palumbo Miss Cecilia Cataldo A Friend Mr. and Mrs. John B. Cataldo Miss Pauline Pasquantonio Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Cataldo Miss Barbara Peterson Mr. and Mrs. George Colbert Mr. Anthony Pisini Mr. Donald Cook Mrs. Connor Pond Mr. and Mrs. George W. Dana A Friend Mrs. Joseph Denton Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Rice Miss Roseann DiAntonio Mrs. Rollinson Mrs. Mary Diorio Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Roth Mrs. Dorothy MacKinnon Doe Mr. Henry J. Simmler Miss Mary L. Doherty Mrs. George L. Sims Mrs. Mary Dorbeck Mr. G. Clinton Sims Mr. H. R. Dow, Jr. Miss Barbara Smith Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Ficco Mr. and Mrs. W. Swahn Mr. Gordon Fitzpatrick Miss Edna Trask Miss Dorothy Fox Mr. and Mrs. George Thayer Mr. and Mrs. Adolf Gabel Mr. Arthur Watkins Mr. and Mrs. Israel Gai’elick Miss Margaret H. Willard Mr. John R. Goodwin Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Yankee Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gould Miss Phyllis Young Mr. and Mrs. H. Henderson A Friend Miss Ann Holmes Alden Club Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Holmes Catholic Women’s Club Miss Marion Holmes Franklin Lion’s Club Miss Mary E. Holmes Degree of Pocahontas Miss Elizabeth Howard Knights of Columbus Mr. Ralph Howard The Redmen Mr. and Mrs. George Hutchinson Franklin Rotary Mrs. Margaret Lyons Sons of Italy Franklin Veterans of WoiTd War II MIKE Dl CAMILLO CHARLIE BORRUSO FRAN MARCO CO ' CAPTAIN PETER ANTICO FRANK DE GRAZ 10 JOE PULSONE DEAN FISH I — B—1 ROGER FORGIT ARTHUR CLARKE RALPH GASBARRO t 4 m NORMAN BOUCHER CO-CAPTAIN JOHN T ' URCO FRAN MOLLON JOHN PADULA ■ FOOTBALL Under the adroit coaching of Anthony Pisini and the leadership of Co-captains Peter Antico and John Turco, the Franklin High Gridsters compiled the most out¬ standing and impressive football record that has ever been achieved in the history of the school. Class C Milford, the first team on the Panther’s well-rounded schedule, gave them a hard fought battle and a much-deserved victory, 7-6, to start the season off in high-spirits. Spurred on by their earlier win, the team next went on to trouce Medway, 12-0. Following this by uncorking an amazing passing and running attack, the Panthers went on to romp over Westwood High, 37-18. Picking up where they had left off the preceding week, the Panthers swamped Somerset, 26-6. In the one loss of the season we were defeated by Foxboro, 30-0. This game was a heartbreaker, for it also lost the team the Class D Championship, but it did not stop the boys because the next week the Panthers went on to defeat St. Mary’s, 12-0. Traveling to North to play our traditional rivals, we again defeated them for the second consecutive year. The score was 12-6. To climax this great season we were victorious over Medfield, 25-0 to establish a new gridiron record by winning seven games out of the eight that were played. Ralph Gasbarro Boys’ Sports Editor BASKETBALL The 1948-49 Panthers Basketball Squad won eleven and dropped nine hard fought but well lost games in their twenty game series. Having only one veteran player, the Panthers got off to a slow start. Captain Fran Marco, the only veteran from last year’s quintet, sparked this year’s squad. The team composed of all newcomers to varsity ball except Captain Marco dis¬ played a fine brand of Basketball in all of their games along with the showing of good sportsmanship. F. H. S. 19 ... . . .North Providence 41 F. H. S. 27. 29 F. H. S. 38 _ . Foxboro 41 F. H. S. 40 . .Wareham 32 F. H. S. 33 ... .Alumni 44 F. H. S. 21 . .Marlboro 37 F. H. S. 35 ... . Foxboro 30 F. H. S. 47 . . .North Attleboro 30 F. H. S.47 _ .Bellingham 44 F. H. S. 54. 34 F. H. S. 52.. . .Milford 33 F. H. S. 35. 29 F. H. S. 35. .Hudson 30 F. H. S. 45. 35 F. H. S. 35... F. H. S. 28. 32 F. H. S. 30... .North Attleboro 40 F. H. S. 36. 30 F. H. S. 34. BASEBALL Striving to equal last year’s record of eleven wins, one defeat, the 1949 baseball team began its season with five victories bringing its winning streak over a period of two years to sixteen consecutive wins. Then after dropping a one-run decision to a strong Foxboro Club the team ral¬ lied to climb back to the victor’s column. Judging from the fine performance of the team thus far, the remainder of the season should satisfy the Franklin fans and also leave another successful record in our Baseball History. F. H. S. 14. .Medway 3 F. H. S. .North Attleboro F. H. S. 28 ... .Bellingham 5 F. H. S . F. H. S. 16. .North Attleboro 4 F. H. S. F. H. S. 7. .Mansfield 4 F. H. S. F. H. S. 16. .Blackstone 2 F. H. S. F. H. S. 5. .Foxboro 6 F. H. S. . Bellingham F. H. S. 6. .Saint Mary’s 5 F. H. S. THE CHEERLEADERS Cheerleaders Years of Participation Barbara Genoa 3 Ruth Sims 2 Tina Cugno 2 Marian Webb 2 Mary Webb 2 Jean Cameron , 1 Jackie Ledbury 1 Betty Pasquantonio 2 Barbara Genoa md Ruth Sims being seniors, were elected co-captains. Many thanks, cheerleaders, for helping to keep the morale of our teams so high GIRLS ' SPORTS Sports—what would F. H. S. do without them? Whether it be basketball, volley¬ ball, badminton, softball or field hockey, sports are greatly enjoyed by the girls of F. H. S. HOCKEY The scores of the senior games this year in hockey were not too satisfactory, but it was loads of fun meeting girls from other towns and the losses were soon forgotten. It was with great reluctance that we put our hockey equipment away for the season. SENIOR TEAM Captain—Connie Thayer, Rose Marie Aimone, Brenda Bachner, Barbara Baxter, Patricia Brown, Betty Lyons, Anne McGuire, Florence Nicholson, Shirley Dana, Lucia Ficco, Carol Garelick, Joyce Hutchinson, June Johnson, Nancy Ribero, Ruth Sims, Betty Snyder, and Barbara Thompson. SCORES OF THE SENIOR TEAM Oct. 6. . Franklin Seniors—2 3 . Oct. 13 . . Franklin Seniors—3 0 . . Dean Oct. 22 . .Franklin Seniors—0 1. .Hopedale Oct. 30. .Franklin Seniors—2 1 . Nov. 2 . . Franklin Seniors—3 1 . The Juniors played two outside games. They tied one and lost one. BASKETBALL The Senior girls had a highly successful basketball season, winning 5 out of 8 games, which also includes the Senior-Junior intramural play-offs. Brenda Bachner, Betty Lyons, Shii ' ley Dana, Ruth Sims, Connie Thayer, Rose Marie Aimone, Barbara Baxter, Nancy Ribero, June Johnson, Carol Garelick, Betty Snyder, Barbara Genoa, and Peggy Allen. SCORES OF THE SENIOR GAMES Dec. 28 . . Franklin Seniors—27 31 . Jan. 14 . . Franklin Seniors—28 25. Feb. 1 . . Franklin Seniors—15 9. Feb. 4. .Franklin Seniors—29 13 . . Hopedale Feb. 9. .Franklin Seniors—16 16 . . Dean Feb. 11 . . Franklin Seniors—20 26 . . Wrentham Feb. 15 . . Franklin Seniors—13 11 . .Franklin-Juniors VOLLEYBALL This year in volleyball there were two leagues—League A and League B. Four teams, consisting of about 19 girls, made up each league. The winners were in League A, Team II. On that team were B. Blanchard, E. Brothers, H. Brown, M. Brumitt, M. Buchanio, D. Cataldo R. Cornetta, J. Costello, D. Cotellesso, S. Dana, J. Forgit, A. Gabaski, J. Laliberte, G. Laundry, R. Sims, C. Thayer, and M. Thompson. Your Autograph Please ? DEAR RUTH Talent scouts, where were you? On our stage Feb. 28, we presented “Dear Ruth” with a cast that so resembled the original, that we ourselves were surprised. The cast did a magnificent job, and plaundits of approval rang throughout the hall voicing the esteem of the audience. Although a near capacity crowd attended the performance, a stormy night kept many away. Because of this fact and because the play was such a success, “Dear Ruth” was again presented during Commencement Week, whereby capacity audience was able to witness a class play that would be long remembered as one of the finest ever presented. We would like to express our thanks to Mr. Beane, our capable director, who de¬ voted so much time and hard work to make “Dear Ruth” the unforgettable success it was. OSKEY It was “all aboard” for the Franklin “Oskey Railroad Station,” directed by Henri C. Beane, and presented to the public on May 5th and 6th. Talent, originality, and color were the outstanding features of this year’s review. For the first time in Oskey h istory, a full orchestra accompanied all the specialty numbers. A singing chorus of fifty pupils, selected from the four classes, provided a musical background. The enter¬ tainment was superb, with comedy, acrobatic dancing, vocal solos, trumpet, clarinet, and saxaphone solos, tap, ballet, and piano solos. Scenes from the two famous Broad¬ way shows, “Brigadoon” and “Kiss Me Kate” were featured. Comedy was at its best in dialogue imitations. The audience was treated to a rare exhibition of ballet and acrobatic dancing. Once again, the Oskey, with the brilliant help of Henri Beane, has shown us that there is an abundance of talent among the youth at Franklin High School. GIRLS ' PHYSICAL EXHIBITION Precision, uniformity, and color characterized the Girls’ Physical Exhibition this year, which was planned and executed under the capable supervision of Miss Alice Beane, physical director of the Franklin schools. Variety was the keynote of the program which included marching, trimnastics, stunts and pyramids, volleyball, badminton, folk and square dancing, relays, roller¬ skating, and a tap dance. The roller-skating number was an innovation that proved highly popular. The tap dance demonstrated the skill of the girls, not only in the foot¬ work, but also in the handwork that created their costumes which were replicas of ancient Indian dress. It was a colorful, well drilled number which climaxed the ex¬ hibition. i ■ ho. (lHULlXiL, umjLAjla £6 yj-u (yf V? 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