Franklin High School - Oskey Yearbook (Franklin, MA)

 - Class of 1951

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k MM Vi t r; ' , : i? V ' . r 1 l’:-‘ rrrrrr?ffrrrrfffwpr r AMHERST. A. B. HARVARD. Ed. M. Superintendent of Schools allies hj. rhj HARVARD, A. B. Principal of High School . .. „ 0? m l$m hmm OSKEY STAFF Editor-in-Chief PETER LAWTON Associate Editor Business Manager Joan Wyllie Literary Editor Frances Heaphy Anthony Bissanti Advertising Committee Editorial Committee Robert Buffone Adeline Mucciarone Louise Giancola Charles Crevo Donald DeMarzi Robert Gilbert Lawrence Spurr Mary MacDonald Nancy Wood Art Chairman June Sederman Barbara Marena Boys’ Sports Girls’ Sports Robert Buffone Clerical Staff Betty Blanchard Marjorie Bucchanio Carol Ekstrom Betty Ferioli Helen Varjian Faculty Advisers Miss DiAntonio Miss Holmes Barbara Accorsi Nineteen Fifty-one Page Five Home Economics, Cafeteria Framingham Teachers ' College, B. S. in Ed. dedicateJ to 111 ISS cR os a nne £ 7 ' , the one who advised, assisted, and guided us along the path of our high school career. We, the Class of 1951, wish to show our gratitude and appre¬ ciation to her for her everlasting co¬ operation, her never-dying interest, and her encouraging advice, without which we would have found our way a thorny one. ALICE L. BEANE Sargent College for Phys. Ed. Marywood College. B. S. Girls ' Physical. Health Education MARY L. DOHERTY Hyannis Teachers ' College. B. S. English. Commercial Geography HENRI C. BEANE Roanoke College, A. B. Speech, English, Government ANTHONY V. PISINI Dean Academy, Univ. of Conn. Extension Courses Boys ' Physical Director GORDON H. FITZPATRICK 1 lifts College. B. S., Boston University, Ed. M., Univ. Extension Elyannis Summer School Mathematics LILIAN ROTH Syracuse University, B. S. Biology, Algebra MARY L. MARRS Emmanuel College, A. B. Civics, History CHARLES MASI chburg State Teachers’ College, B. S. in Ed. Industrial Arts VELNA A. ROBERTS Salem Teachers’ College. B. S. in Ed. Commercial Subjects RALPH A. HOWARD Holy Cross College, A. B. Science, Electricity, Instrumental Music, Band BEATRICE M. MERCURIO Boston University, B. S. Spanish, French, English CLARA M. DWINELL Salem Teachers’ College. B. S. in Ed. Boston University. Ed. M. Commercial Subjects MARY G. SHAUGHNESSY Our Lady of the Elms College, B. S, Boston University Summer Courses Latin, English MARIE S. RILEY Boston University Summer School Glee Club MARY M. DIORIO Hill College Office Clerk M. ANNETTE BEANE Massachusetts School of Art. B. Ed. Art NORA R. BOGHOSIAN Olfice Clerk CLASS OFFICERS ANTHONY WHITNEY BISSANTI " Tony’ ' " Bizz " 72 Wachusett Street Franklin VIRTUE: Nose VICE: Getting into trouble SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become a doctor USUALLY FOUND: With S. Palumbo and S. Muccillo Tony, president of the class this year, is one of the peppiest and most energetic members of the class. Whenever the class puts on a show or dance, you can be sure Tony took part in arrang¬ ing it. We know that he will make as thorough a job of his life as he made of his high school career. ACTIVITIES: Class President 2, 3. 4; Business Manager of Yearbook 4: Service Club 1-4; Football 1.2; Oskey I, 2. 4; Class Play 4; Grand March 3, 4; Head of Grand March 4; Fashion Show 3. PETER SAUVE LAWTON " Pete " " Rev” 62 Summer Street Franklin VIRTUE: Good looks; determination VICE: Seriousness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: Te be Head Surgeon at Mass. General USUALLY FOUND: Studying like mad Who is that rare creature who does his homework every night, serves h.s class so tirelessly, prods the yearbook staff so endlessly, and worries when he gets 99 Vz f c in an exam? That is Peter, who still manages to have a few mad moments to balance the scale. We all hope that he will someday be the great doctor he aspires to be. ACT IVI PIES: Class Veep " 2, 3, 4; Editor-in-chief Year¬ book 4 ; Fashion Show 3 ; Representative for Good Government Day 4; Grand March 3, 4. Page Sixteen Nineteen Fifty-one JOAN AGNES WYLLIE Franklin Pleasant Street VIRTUE: Personality VICE: Talking with her hands SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To visit the Hawaiian Islands USUALLY FOUND: Telling stories Joan ' s high-rating personality and pleasantness have won her the respect of the members of our class and of many other people. The best looking girl in our class and our most capable secretary, she has come to be one of the most popular girls of our class. Both in school and out, Joan is our shining light. ACTIVITIES: Class Secretary 2, 3. 4; Service Club 1, 2; Sports Club 4: Commercial Club 4; Chess Club 3; Grand March 3. 4; Blue and White 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1-4; Hockey 1, 2; Softball 3, 4. DOROTHY A. CATALDO “Dottie” 1 1 2 King Street Franklin VIRTUE: Smile VICE: Swinging her foot SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To marry an athlete USUALLY FOUND: Writing letters " Dottie " is one of the best-liked girls of our class. She has the valuable assets of outstanding personality, which has won her popularity in the class, and good nature. Everyone considers " Dottie " as the girl with all the qualities we should ever want to possess. No matter what we do. " Dottie " is in there with her bright humor showing. ACTIVITIES: Class Treasurer 1-4: Basketball 1-4: Hoc¬ key 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Softball 1 : Exhibition 2; Blue and White 3: Food Sale Committee 3; Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Grand March 3, 4; Variety Show 3. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Seventeen BARBARA L. ACCORSI “Charge” “Barb " 65 East Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Her figure VICE: Teasing the boys SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To drive her own ' 48 Eord USUALLY FOUND: With Enzo One of the best athletes of the class is Barb. She always gets along with everyone, and. if you feel down and out, she makes you feel as if it were really nothing at all. There’s never a dull moment when " Charge " is around. ACTIVITIES : All Girls ' Sports 1 -4 ; Prom Orchestra Com¬ mittee 3; Yearbook Staff 4: Girls ' Sports Club 3; President 4; Glee Club 1, 2: Oskey 1-4: Blue and White Staff, Business Man¬ ager 3; Exhibition 2: Grand March 3, 4; Knitting Club 1. SAMUEL ALASHAIAN “Sam” 209 Beaver Street Franklin VIRTUE: Wonderful sense of humor VICE : Teasing SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own his own 16 cylinder, canary yellow Cadillac USUALLY FOUND: In Obcr ' s truck Sam is the type that can make you laugh anywhere and anytime. Our friend here likes to tease everyone who can take it without getting angry. Sam hopes to be an engineer in the future, and we all hope that he makes it, too. ACTIVITIES: Social Committee 3: Service Club 1: Band 1-4; Class Play 4: Sweater Committee 4: Grand March 3, 4. MARGARET ANITA BEAUREGARD “Maggie” 23 Partridge Street Franklin VIRTUE: Good nature VICE: Breaking dates SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To live like a millionaire USUALLY FOUND: In the blue Kaiser Whenever you see a blue Kaiser splitting at the seams, in it will be “Maggie " and the gang. Without her, the girls would have missed many a good basketball game. We ll be rooting for you, " Maggie. " ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4; Volleyball 2, 4: Badmin¬ ton 3; Hockey 2; Grand March 3, 4; Fashion Show 1,3; Sports Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2: Exhibition 2. CHARLES EDWARD BERTONE “Sober” “Sonny” 46 Moore Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Having a hobby VICE: Staying away from school SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To hunt big game in Africa USUALLY FOUND: Hunting or fishing Before or after school you can usually find " Sober” hunting or fishing somewhere. He spends most of his spare time out-of- doors. In school, you never know whether or not he is around because of his quiet manner. We hope you return from Africa with a few trophies, " Sober. " Page Eighteen Nineteen Fifty-one ELIZABETH ANN BLANCHARD “Betty " 15 Walnut Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Clothes VICE: Georgie SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be successful USUALLY FOUND: With Margie Her apparently inexhaustible wardrobe makes Betty the envy of the senior girls. With her personality and readiness for fun, she’s always welcome wherever she goes. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4; Hockey 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Yearbook Staff 4; Blue and White 4; Grand March 3, 4; Fashion Show 3; Exhibition 2; Oskcy 2. ROBERT JOSEPH BOURETT “Bob " 8 24 Pond Street Franklin VIRTUE: Being a good football player VICE: Temper SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To become a contractor USUALLY FOUND: With Joan Bob is our hard-hitting fullback: he made the yards when we needed them. We hope you hit the line of life just as hard. ACTIVITIES: Sports Club 4; Football 1-4; Baseball 1; Basketball 1, 2; Grand March 3. ROBERT GUIDO BRUNELLI “Bob " 67 Alpine Place Franklin VIRTUE: Complexion VICE: Playing pranks SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a string of restaurants USUALLY FOUND: Driving a green Dodge A true friend to everyone that has known him. that’s Bob. Whether it is transportation or financial needs, he is always ready to help out. Besides being a great hunter and fisherman. Bob is an ardent theatre-goer. If there has been a good movie or stage show playing nearby, you can bet he has been to see it. The best of luck, Bob, in obtaining your suppressed desire. ACTIVITIES: Camera Club 1-4; President 4; Class Play 4; Ring Committee 3; Grand March 4. MARJORIE ANN BUCCHANIO " Margie” 26 McCarthy Street Franklin VIRTUE: Shiny, curly hair VICE: Talking too much SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To see the world USUALLY FOUND: With Betty B. Margie is a favorite among us all. She is a wonderful girl to know, a good friend, and the best classmate we could wish for. Here ' s hoping she meets with success in whatever field she chooses in the future. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4; Softball 1-4; Hockey 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Exhibition 2; Badminton 1-4: Clerical Staff, Yearbook 4; Prom Committee. Refreshments 3; Blue and White 4; Commercial Club; Glee Club 1. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Nineteen JOAN R. BUCHANIO Franklin 1 7 Howard Place VIRTUE: Neatness VICE: Dreaming SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To visit Florida USUALLY FOUND: In a new outfit Joan ' s great variety of clothes has made her a noticeable girl. Whenever you see a girl in an outfit that makes you drool and then hear that sweet tone of voice, you know that it is Joan. Her winning smile of happiness will bring her a future of glad¬ ness. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball 1-4. ROBERT J. BUFFONE “Buffy " 36 Pinehurst Road Franklin VIRTUE: All-around athletic ability VICE: Shyness in class SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To play college football USUALLY FOUND: In Miss D’Antonio’s room Who’s our three letter man? Need you ask? Why it’s “Buffy, " of course. We’ve him to thank for many victories and pleasant memories. We’ll be cheering as you shoot ’em high, “Buffy.” ACTIVITIES: Prom Committee 3; Yearbook Staff 4; Snorts Club 4: Football 1-4; Basketball 1-4; Baseball 1-4: Oskcy 3, 4; Marshal 3: Grand March 2, 3, 4; Camera Club 1. JEAN MARGARET CAMERON “Fi” 25 West Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Pep VICE : Talking out of turn in class SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To travel around the world USUALLY FOUND: With Mike Whenever you are looking for vim, vigor, and vitality, call on “Jean.” As our No. 1 cheerleader she is the peppiest of our class. Her pleasing personality and sociability will win her a worthy place in the future. ACTIVITIES: Cheerleader 2. 3, 4: (Captain 4) ; Volley¬ ball 1-4; Basketball 1-4: Softball 1-4; Badminton 1-4: Hockey 1-4; Oskey 1,2; Prom Committee 3: Grand March 3, 4; Sports Club 3; Glee Club 2: Exhibition 2. MARCIA AUDREY CARUOLO " Marshmallow " 155 East Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Figure VICE: Chewing gum SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To get married USUALLY FOUND: With Junior M. Marcia is one of the very social-minded members of our fair class. She is apt to change boyfriends with each season, but we are told that the latest is the real thing. If he isn ' t, that’s one more fellow to be disappointed. ACTIVITIES: Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1-4; Hoc¬ key 1-4; Softball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Grand March 1, 2, 3, 4; Exhibition 2: Prom Committee, Decorations 3; Oskey 2, 3. Page Twenty Nineteen Fifty-one NORBERT CHENARD “Squash” 1 8 Elm Street Franklin VIRTUE: Good looks VICE: Bashfulness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a highlight in the sports world USUALLY FOUND: With a gang of fellows Even though Norbert is bashful at times, he is still a swell friend to everyone that knows him and a great man on the football field as well as in our class. We hope that the wide opening in the sports field holds a place for him as " Squash” deserves it above anyone else. ACTIVITIES: Football 1-4. CHARLES CLAUDIO CREVO “Charlie” 4 6 Lewis Street Franklin VIRTUE: Dependability VICE: Jealousy SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To play college football USUALLY FOUND: With Rosalie As one of the photographers of the class. Charlie is always " snapping " us. Charlie went out for all sports and has done very well in them. He’s considered a swell scout by his classmates and teachers. Good luck from all of us in your plans for the years to come. ACTIVITIES: Football 1-4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1-4: Oskey 3, 4: Blue and White 1. 2; Prom Decorating Com¬ mittee 3; Camera Club 2, 3, 4; Yearbook 4. ALFRED D ' AMELIO “Ouch” 9 Alpine Place Franklin VIRTUE: Singing voice VICE: Independence SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To build his own home USUALLY FOUND: Hanging around after school If you are after school some afternoon and you see a nice- looking, young man attracting attention, that’s " Ouch. " As a popular member of our class and a top member on the football team. ’Ouch " is a magnet for friends. ACTIVITIES: Football 1-4; Oskey 1-4; Variety Show 3. MARJORIE CAMILLA DANGELO “Margie” 3 1 Howard Street Franklin VIRTUE: Clever wit VICE : Talking with her hands SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To own a car USUALLY FOUND: In the movies Don’t ever run out of jokes until you’ve heard Margie’s col¬ lection. Margie has become outstanding in her gang because of her wit. There are very few in our class who do not look up to Margie. ACTIVITIES: Hockey 1,2; Volleyball 1, 2, 4; Basketball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Softball 1-4; Oskey 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2. » i o. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Twenty-one MARIE J. DANIELLO “Squeeky” 704 Washington Street Franklin VIRTUE : Her diminutive size VICE: Talkativeness SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To get her driver’s license USUALLY FOUND: At Joan ' s house Although she may be tiny, ' ' Squeeky” is always in the middle of everything. No matter how many people are talking in a room, we can always tell " Squeeky’s " voice. ‘‘Always be happy” is Marie’s motto. We all hope she ' ll be able to be happy. Good luck. " Squeeky.” ACTIVITIES: Glee Club 1; Field Hockey 1. 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3: Volleyball 1, 4: Badminton 1, 2, 3; Softball 1, 2, 3; Oskey 1-4; Exhibition 2; Grand March 3, 4. DONALD JOSEPH DeMARZI “Don” 3 Union Street Franklin VIRTUE: Friendliness VICE: Retiring Nature SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become president of a chemical plant USUALLY FOUND: Getting ads for the yearbook If you ever want to see a pretty shade of red, just make Don blush; you won ' t find that very hard to do. Most of his fellow students have seen this colorful tint in English class, but Don is usually the one who comes out on top after a tough exam. We know he will come out on top as a success in the future. ACTIVITIES: Prom Committee 3: Advertising Commit¬ tee of Yearbook 4; Class Play 4; Radio Club 1.2; Grand March 3, 4. JOAN MARIE DiLEGGE “Jo” 335 Union Street Franklin VIRTUE: Beautiful eyes VICE: Laughing at the wrong time SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To get a driver’s license USUALLY FOUND: Corner Cottage " Jo” is an exceptionally good-natured member of our class, and she takes whatever comes in her stride. She is a very talented athlete, taking part in many sports outside of school as well as in. Her classmates sincerely hope that she will meet with every success in the years to come. ACTIVITIES: Hockey 1-4; Basketball 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Softball 1-4; Oskey 2, 3: Prom Committee 3; Glee Club 1 , 2 . CAROL BEVERLY EKSTROM “Swede” 191 Lincoln Street Franklin VIRTUE: Complexion VI CE: Eating SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become a comedienne USUALLY FOUND: In a grey Ford Carol is a popular member in our class and in the " Big Four.” No matter what the activity is. whether sports, clubs, or the work of our class, " Swede ' ' is in there with every bit of vitality she ' s got. Carol ' s good nature has won her many friends in her high school years, and we know she’ll have many more in the future. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Hockey 1-4; Softball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Yearbook Staff 4; Exhibition 2: Grand March 3, 4; Blue and White 3: Sports Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2. Page Twenty-two Nineteen Fifty-one ELIZABETH B. FERIOLI “Betty Boo” Pond Street Franklin VIRTUE: Good nature VICE: Spending m oney SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To marry a millionaire USUALLY FOUND: Catching up on her homework Whenever you need a wonderful friend, you can count on “Betty.” She is the girl with the winning smile known to every¬ one. Whenever the gang is out doing something, “Betty Boo’’ is in there with all her high spirit. ACTIVITIES: Yearbook Staff 4. LOUISE GIANCOLA “Chuck” “Lou” Geb Street Franklin VIRTUE: Vitality VICE: Laughing SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To travel USUALLY FOUND: Being noisy No matter where you go or what you do, if you hear some noise, “Lou " is there! “Lou’s” laugh is a famous one at F. H. S. If you want someone to cheer you up, look for “Chuck. " ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Softball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Yearbook Staff 4; Hockey 1-4; Glee Club 2; Exhibition 2. ROBERT FRANCIS GILBERT “Mousey” 20 Ruggles Street Franklin VIRTUE: Ability to make friends VICE: Talking at the wrong time SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be editor of an out-of-door sports magazine USUALLY FOUND: Working in Kearney ' s Drug Store “Mousey” is one of our better-natured students. He always has a smile on his face. You have our best wishes in the desire to attain your goal. ACTIVITIES: Yearbook Staff 4; Football Manager 2, 3, 4 ; Grand March 3, 4. JACQUELINE THERESA GREGOIRE “Jackie” Washington Street Franklin VIRTUE: French accent VICE: Bashfulness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be five feet eight inches tall USUALLY FOUND: With Elsie and Marlene “Jackie” came to our class in her sophomore year and was soon liked by all. As soon as we hear the little French accent, we know that’s our “Jackie.” Her willingness to do her part will help bring her happiness we know. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 2, 3, 4. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Twenty-three ELSIE LOUISE HANSCOM “Rusty " Pleasant Street Franklin VIRTUE: Golden hair VICE: Shyness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To learn to drive a car USUALLY FOUND: With Marlene J. Whom would we describe as a pretty, little girl with long, wavy golden hair, and a dimple or two besides? Some more hints—her eyes are blue, her outlook on life is rosy, and her classmates hope that nothing will ever happen to make her lose that smile. The answer? Why. Rusty, of course! ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Hockey 1-4; Badminton 1-4: Softball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4; Exhibition 2; Grand March 3; Fashion Show 3. FRANCES ELIZABETH HEAPHY “T ootsie” 90 Summer Street Franklin VIRTUE: Friendliness VICE: Eating candy bars SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To travel around the world USUALLY FOUND: Helping out with the class The sparkling Irish personality of our class belongs to no one else but Frances. Her friendliness, leadership, and high spirit have won us all. “Tootsie " is always on the move, either in school or out with the gang. She is the pride of the class of " 51.” ACTIVITIES: Yearbook Staff 4: Social Committee 2; Sports Club 3. 4: Glee Club 2; Exhibition 2: Grand March 3, 4: Prom Committee 3; Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Hockey 1, 2, 3; Softball 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Commercial Club 4; Blue and White 4. DAVID HOLBROOK “Dave” 1 288 West Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Looks VICE: Not attending socials SUPPRESSED DESIRE: ' To own his own farm USUALLY FOUND: At home Dave is very quiet and reserved during school, but he is also a go-getter: Dave won t give up until he has accomplished what he has set out to do. All the luck in the world to a swell classmate for a happy future. LAWRENCE ELMER JOHNSON " Stretch” “Larry " 3 9 East Street Franklin VIRTUE: Eyes VICE: Size SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a pattern maker USUALLY FOUND: Up town “Larry” is one of the quieter members of our class. Your desire is an unusual one. so may we wish you all the luck in the world. ACTIVITIES: Band 2, 3. 4; Football Manager 4; Camera Club 3, 4. Page Twenty four Nineteen Fifty-one MARLENE JEAN JONES " Tillie” 39 West Street Franklin VIRTUE: Eyes VICE: Laughing at the wrong time SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To beat up Ray USUALLY FOUND: With Elsie Marlene is the girl with those big, soft, brown eyes. She’s always good-natured and full of ideas. We re sure her personality will make her a success. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Volley¬ ball 1-4; Softball 1-4; Exhibition 2; Fashion Show 3. PATRICIA ALICE KELLY " Pat " “ Trisha ” 60 Dean Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Good nature VICE: Being late SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To marry a millionaire USUALLY FOUND: Going somewhere Here she is—the red head of the class. Yes. that’s right, Pat is our only girl fire-top. If we have to meet Pat at a certain time, we make sure that we get there about 15 minutes late; that ' s so we don ' t have to wait so long. What we like mostly about Pat is that no matter how much we tease her. she never minds. Lots of luck in all your plans for the years to come, Pat. ACTIVITIES: Prom Refreshment Committee 3: Glee Club 2; Girls ' Sports Club 3, 4; Oskey 1-4; Class Play 4; Blue and White Staff 3; Exhibition 2: Field Hockey 1-4; Basketball 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Softball 1-4. PHILIP ANDREW LAWTON " Phil " 4 7 Summer Street Franklin VIRTUE: Black curly hair VICE: Gruffness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To join the armed forces USUALLY FOUND: In the bowling alley You always know when Phil is around. He will greet you with a hearty slap on the back or a squeezing handshake. Phil is known to be very mischievous when he and some of his pals get together. You can always tell when they are up to something. Phil spends most of his weekends going to dances in neighboring towns. What about that, Phil? GERALDINE LEARY " Gerry” 1122 West Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Laughing VICE; Paul SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a success USUALLY FOUND: On her way to Boston A new and welcome member of our class is Gerry. She ' s always full of friendliness and fun. With her personality we know she’ll have no trouble in whatever she does. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 4; Grand March 3, 4; Prom Committee 3: Service Club 3, 4. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Twenty-five WARREN JOSEPH LOCKLIN 453 Union Street Franklin VIRTUE: Personality VICE: Always talking SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To join the Army Air Corps USUALLY FOUND: Up town Warren ' s pleasing personality has won him many friends during his four years in F. H. S. Keep that good cheer, Warren, and may you have the best of luck in all your endeavors. ACTIVITIES: Football 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4. WILLIAM FRANCIS LYNCH “Billy” 50 Cottage Street Franklin VIRTUE: Willingness to lend a helping hand VICE: Sarcastic remarks SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become a famous chef USUALLY FOUND: Arguing with Mr. Beane For four years Billy has been helping out the class in numerous ways. If you need a job done thoroughly and fast, Billy is the man who can do it. His hearty laugh and sarcastic remarks in the speech class always have Mr. Beane on the go. Billy, after eating your cooking in the past years, we can’t see hqw anything could possibly stand in the way of your attaining your suppressed desire. ACTIVITIES: Prom Committee 3; Band 1-4; President 4: Manager of Basketball 4; Oskey 3; Class Play 4; Cafeteria 1-4: Grand March 1, 3, 4: Cap and Gown Committee 4; Fash¬ ion Show 3. MARY MacDONALD " Mac” 5 7 Cross Street Franklin VIRTUE: Pleasing personality VICE: Laughing at the wrong time USUALLY FOUND: Getting a " charge” out of life SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To join the Army Air Corps Mary is what is commonly termed as a blonde bombshell. She just never runs out of energy. Whether it ' s atomic or not is anyone ' s guess. She has proven herself to be quite a versatile actress, as well as an all-around girl. The life of every party, " Mac " is the Scottish lass of the class. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball 1-4; Softball 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Editorial Committee, Yearbook 4; Sen¬ ior Class Play 4; Prom Committee, Refreshments 3; Commer¬ cial Club 4; Sports Club 4; Exhibition 2; Glee Club 2; Grand March 3.4. BARBARA MAY MARENA “ Howdy-Doody” Lincoln Street Franklin VIRTUE: Smooth complexion VICE: Reserve SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a fashion designer USUALLY FOUND: At the Stop « Shop Our All-American girl is Barbara. She has that shining personality that is hard to beat. Barbara is destined to find many friends in the years to come, but we hope she won’t forget her old classmates of the class of ’51. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball 1-4; Blue and White 3; Edi¬ torial Committee, Yearbook 4; Sports Club 4; Exhibition 2; Grand March 3. Page Twenty-six Nineteen Fifty-one JOHN ANGELO MARTELLO “Junior” 65 Wachusett Street Franklin VIRTUE: Athletic prowess VICE: Doing the wrong thing at the wrong time SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a trucking company USUALLY FOUND: With Marcia Junior is a fellow with a heart of gold and, so I’m told, a wallet to match. He is always trucking-off someplace—between basketball games, of course! What would poor F. H. S. do with¬ out its high scorer of 1951? Here’s a cheer for Junior Martello, the player who makes the coach and the students feel contented. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 2, 3. 4; Co-Captain 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4 ; Football 3. RALPH VERNA MASI “Butch” 71 North Park Street Franklin VIRTUE: Athletic ability VICE: Neglecting to do homework SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become a football coach USUALLY FOUND: In Freddy Martello’s car " Butch” can best be described as " a little guy with a fight¬ ing heart.” He has certainly shown it on the football field. He mav be small in size, but he displays his fighting spirit, ability, and personality in large quantities. We all wish you luck. Butch, in your coaching profession. ACTIVITIES: Football 1-4: Football Co-captain 4; Base¬ ball 1-4: Sports Club 4; Class Play 4; Oskey 3; Class Vice- President 1 ; Radio Club 3. CHARLES FRANKLIN MASON “Skip " “Charlie” 1 8 Farrington Street Franklin VIRTUE: Crew haircut VICE: Reckless driving SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To live in a cottage out on the " Sand Bar ” at Plymouth USUALLY FOUND: Driving Kenny Vozzella ' s car " Charlie” is the boy that has a way with girls, but not with the teachers. He doesn ' t see eye to eye with some of the latter. Even so, we think he’ll miss them next year. How about it, Charlie ? ACTIVITIES: Prom Committee 3; Radio Club 1, 2; Grand March 3,4. BEVERLY ANNE MATHER “Bev” Lee Street Franklin VIRTUE: Friendliness VICE: Being fickle SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To own a mink coat USUALLY FOUND: With a different boy One of the nicest, friendliest girls we know is Bev. She may seem quiet, but when you get to know her better, she’s a lot of fun and not so quiet as she seems. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Softball 1-4; Hockey 1-4: Grand March 3, 4; Oskey 1-4: Exhibition 2; Social Committee 4: Fashion Show 3: Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Badminton 1-4; Decorating Committee 3. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Twenty-seven ROBERT THEODORE MEYER “Bob” 1 1 Chestnut Street Franklin VIRTUE: Hard work VICE: Girls SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a plumber USUALLY FOUND: Working in Cataldo ' s Hardware Store " Bob” is one of the working boys in our class. Anytime you want him. look in Cataldo ' s Hardware Store. Some day he hopes to be a plumber so he can buy himself a Cadillac. PAULINE BEVERLY MORSE “ Paul ' ' ” Morsie” 115 Fisher Street Franklin VIRTUE: Sportsmanship VICE: Being silly SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To go to Utah with Jiggs USUALLY FOUND: In a theatre in Woonsocket " Morsie” is a good sport and is always ready for a good time. With her energy and pep. she ' s sure to have success in any¬ thing she attempts. ACTIVITIES: Softball 1-4; Basketball 1-4; Volleyball 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Exhibition 2: Fashion Show 3; Oskey 1; Grand March 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3; Sports Club 4. ADELINE LUCILLE MUCCIARONE “Addie” 30 Alpine Row Franklin VIRTUE: Complexion VICE: Temper SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To have all the money she wants USUALLY FOUND: With Pat Another one of our girl athletes is Adeline, playing both on the high school varsity and on the CYO basketball teams. Ller zeal and determination will make her a success in anything she does. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Volley¬ ball 1-4; Llockey 1-4: Softball 1-4: Blue and White 3: Grand March 3, 4; Yearbook Staff 4; Sports Club 3. 4: Exhibition 2. SALVATORE JOSEPH MUCCILLO “Sully " " Chupps” 5 5 Arlington Street Franklin VIRTUE: Jollity VICE: Quick remarks SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To start a successful business USUALLY FOUND: Playing cards Wherever there are remarks being tossed around, you can bet Sully is right there, tossing them fast and furiously. His remarks got him into plenty of trouble in the French classes, but somehow he always managed to talk his way out. Sully, we wish you luck in whatever job you undertake. ACTIVITIES: Service Club 1. 2: Social Committee 3; Fashion Show 3 : Class Play 4 ; Grand March 4 ; Sweater Com¬ mittee 4. Page Twenty-eight Nineteen Fifty-one MARY MARGHERITA PADULA “Dolly” 724 Washington Street Franklin VIRTUE: Shiny black hair VICE: Kenny SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be a musician ' s wife USUALLY FOUND: Talking Mary ' s the girl with the sparkling smile and gay person¬ ality. She ' s always full of fun and is a welcome addition to any crowd. May you always have the best of everything, Mary. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Badminton 1. 2, 3: Hockey 1-4: Sports Club 2, 3, 4: Social Committee 3.4: Prom Committee 3 : Blue and White 3 : Grand March 3, 4 ; Exhibition 2. LOIS IRENE PALERMO “Lo“ 191 Chestnut Street Franklin VIRTUE: Clever wit VICE: Being too noisy SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a prosperous business USUALLY FOUND: Grinning Lois is a girl who never seems to run out of energy. Being just about the noisiest girl in our class, " Lo " can always be heard. We ll certainly miss her chatter. ACTIVITIES: Field Hockey I. 2; Badminton 1-4; Prom Committee 3: Sweater Committee 4; Oskcy 2, 3; Exhibition 2; Glee Club 2: Sports Club 3. BIAGIO JOHN PALUMBO “Tex ' ’ " Sonny” 136 Wachusett Street Franklin VIRTUE: Trim appearance VICE: Quick temper SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To ride a ‘ Derby " winner USUALLY FOUND: Down at the " Barn " Don ' t ever kid " Tex " about horse racing or you ' ll experi¬ ence the quick temper that he is noted for. " Tex " is one of the Three Musketeers, composed of Muccillo. Palumbo, and Bis- santi. Wherever you find one. you ' re sure to find the other two. All the luck in the world, in your riding career, is aimed at you, Tex. AC TIVITIES: Class President 1: Band 1; Oskcy 2; Serv¬ ice Club 2: Social Committee 3; Fashion Show 3. EDWARD K. PICARD " Eddie” 395 Lincoln Street Franklin VIRTUE: Football ability VICE: Women SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To go to the moon USUALLY FOUND: On Arlington Street Here he is. the Man of Muscle. Eddie is one of the best football players we ' ve ever had. a wonderful kidder, and a gopd sport. We hope you ' ll have great success with the chickens, Eddie. ACTIVITIES: Sports Club 1, 2, 4: Football 1-4; Grand March 3, 4. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Twenty-nine MEDRIC PLEAU “Skip” 2 7 Church Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Contagious laugh VICE: Ability to find trouble SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To beat Willie Hopp USUALLY FOUND: In Leo Palladeno’s car " Skip” is the " drummer boy " of the F. H. S. Band. He has played in the band for four years and has done a swell job. We hope that Mr. Howard may find another good " drummer boy " to take Skip ' s place. Lots of luck. ACTIVITIES: Band 1-4: Prom Committee 3; Class Play 4. JOAN POWERS “Patsy” 247 Maple Street Franklin VIRTUE: Soft, shiny hair VICE: Forgetfulness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To tour the United States USUALLY FOUND: Baby-sitting One of the quietest, most dependable members of the class of ' 51. Jo an is a girl after our own hearts. She is the possessor of a heart of gold, always willing to lend a helping hand to her classmates in their hour of need. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1. 2, 4: Hockey 1: Volleyball 1-4: Glee Club 1-4: Exhibition 2: Grand March 3, 4; Blue and White 4; Commercial Club. JEANNE ANNE REVELL “Teddy” 179 West Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Blonde hair V ICE : Being late SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a swimming pool USUALLY FOUND: With Bart Jeanne is one of the cutest, peppiest blondes we know. With her personality we re sure she ll have no trouble in doing what her heart desires. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4; Badminton 1-4: Hockey 1-4: Softball 1-4: Class Secretary 1: Oskey 3; Exhibition 2; Grand March 3, 4; Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Fashion Show 3. ROSE ROBINSON “Rose” 76 Dean Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Sweetness VICE: Her shyness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To travel around the world USUALLY FOUND: In Costello s 5’2 " but not eyes of blue is Rose. She ' s quiet and very friendly—a new member of our class, and already she has found a warm spot in all our hearts. Good luck in your future plans, Rose: we all hope you don ' t get sea-sick in the years to come. Page Thirty Nineteen Fifty-one GEORGE JAMES RYAN “Root " 27 Howard Street Franklin VIRTUE: A pleasing personality VICE: Always wandering through the corridors SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To catch for the Red Sox USUALLY FOUND: With " Satch " and Norman ' Root” is another one of our fleet-footed backs, our base¬ ball captain, and a great guy. Keep on giving your all, " Root.” We re with you. ACTIVITIES: Sports Club 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3. 4. JUNE MARILYN SEDERMAN “Sturdley” 184 Union Street Franklin VIRTUE: Dancing VICE: Sarcasm SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To suppress her desires USUALLY FOUND: With the " Big Four” June is the girl who ' s always dancing. No matter what she’s dping, she always manages to convey the impression that it ' s the easiest thing in the world. Best of luck to you, June, always. ACTIVITIES: Basketball 1-4: Softball 1-4: Hockey 1-4; Social Committee 2, 4: Prom Committee 3: Grand March 3, 4; Class Play; Fashion Show 1, 3; Blue and White 3; Exhibition 2; Yearbook Staff 4. NATALIE ESTHER SHORES “Nat " 30 Fales Street Franklin VIRTUE: Gentle manner VICE: Quietness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To have a home of her own USUALLY FOUND: At Ray Memorial Library " Nat " is what people mean when they say " lady.” She is always well-mannered, pleasant, and unruffled, much to the envy of her classmates: in spite of her ladylike ways, she is capable of being the life of every gathering. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball 1-4; Basketball 1,2; Badmin¬ ton 1-4; Softball 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2; Senior Class Play 4; Ex¬ hibition 2; Prom Committee 3; Sports Club 4: Commercial Club 4; Glee Club 2; Service Club 3; Blue and White 4; Pen and Marker Club 1; Oskey 1-4; Grand March 3, 4. ROBERT WILLIAM SIMMLER “Hank " “Bud " 23 North Park Street Franklin VIRTUE: Witty jokes VICE: Shyness towards girls SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To write jokes for Milton Bcrle USUALLY FOUND: At home watching television Every Tuesday night around eight o ' clock you’re sure to find " Hank” home watching Milton Berle on television. Hank wouldn’t miss him for the world and hopes to write jokes for him some day. His quietness and witty jokes make him very popular with the class. We are looking forward to seeing your name an outstanding one in whatever you undertake, " Hank.” ACTIVITIES: Social Committee 4; Prom Committee 3; Service Club 1-4; President 4; Basketball 2; Play Committee 4; Class Play 4; Ring Committee 3. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Thirty-one EDWARD LAWRENCE SPURR “Bucky” 8 Queen Street Franklin VIRTUE: Ability to play basketball VICE: Lackadaisical attitude SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To play college basketball USUALLY FOUND: At Sonja ' s house " Bucky’s” sharp eye has pulled F. H. S. through many tight spots. May he succeed in that desire of making college basketball. ACTIVITIES: Service Club 2. 3. 4: Assistant Marshal 3: Football 1; Basketball 2, 3. 4; Oskey 3, 4: Yearbook Staff 4. JOAN ESTHER TALMAN “Jo” 5 3 East Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Height VICE: Not soending enough time with us SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be successful USUALLY FOUND: At Grant ' s in Milford Another new and verv welcome member of our class is Joan. She seems very quiet at first, but when you know her better you realize her quietness covers her shyness. Best of everything, Joan. MEREDYTH ANN THOMPSON “Meddy” 91 Fisher Street Franklin VIRTUE: Smile VICE: Biting her thumb SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a blue Dodge convertible USUALLY FOUND: With Jack On the outside " Meddy " seems to be one of the quietest peonlc in the world. When you get to know her. however, you ' ll realize she has a sense of humor, is a good sport, and is not so quiet after all. MARY LOUISE TURCO “Turk” 1 8 Winter Street Franklin VIRT UE: Friendliness and sympathy VTCE: Getting into mischief SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To be Director at St. Elizabeth ' s USUALLY FOUND: Active in some sport One guess as to who is our best girl athlete! Yes. it ' s Mary. She is active in all sports and aspires to be a nurse. " Turk " is a real friend, is generous to a fault, understands everyone ' s troubles, and serves as a Mrs. Anthony to many of us. ACTIVITIES: Hockey 1-4: Basketball 1-4: Softball 1-4: Badminton 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Ring Committee 3; Exhibition 2; Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Service Club 2; Grand March 3; Social Committee 4; Blue and White 3, 4. Page Thirty-two Nineteen Fifty-one CARLTON BAILEY VAN KEUREN “Van’ ' 14 Ray Street Franklin VIRTUE: Being a " big” boy VICE: Quietness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To amount to something USUALLY FOUND: Working Van may be the quietest boy in the class, but there ' s nothing shy about him when he’s out on the football field kicking that ball for the extra point. Best of everything for you in the years to come, Van. May you always be the swell sport you are now. ACTIVITIES: Sports Club 1, 2, 4; Football 1-4. HELEN M. VARJIAN ' ‘Shorty” Union Street Franklin VIRTUE: Her hair VICE: Asking questions SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become a singer USUALLY FOUND: Laughing " Shorty " is just about the noisiest girl of our class. If Helen isn’t having a good laugh for herself, she is asking questions about everything, but that is why she is an intelligent, high- ranking girl in our class. ACTIVITIES: Social Committee 4: Sports Club 2, 3, 4; Oskcy 2, 3. 4: Commercial Club 4; Blue and White 3, 4: Year¬ book Staff 4: Prom Committee 3: Exhibition 2: Basketball 1-4: Hockey 1-4; Softball 1-4; Badminton 1-4; Volleyball 1-4; Grand March 3, 4. GRACE MARIE VOZZELLA ‘‘Vozzy” 88 King Street Franklin VIRTUE: Her skin VICE : Talking with her hands SUPPRESSED DESIRE : To be a traveler USUALLY FOUND: Telling jokes One of the best jokers of the class is " Vozzy, " and along with dishing it out she is also able to take it. Loads of luck in the future. Vozzy; we hope you will always have that wonderful nature of yours. ACTIVITIES: Thanksgiving Dance Committee 2; Prom Orchestra Committee 3: Blue and White Staff 3 : Commercial Club 2: Glee Club 1. 2: Volleyball 1-4; Basketball 1-4: Bad¬ minton 2, 3. 4; Softball 1-4; Class Play 4: Grand March 3, 4; Exhibition 2. KENNETH FRANCIS VOZZELLA " Kenny” 30 Beaver Street Franklin VIRTUE: Smile VICE : Style of driving SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own Phil Doe’s Ford USUALLY FOUND: In his car " Kenny’s’’ broad and beaming smile, always shows friend¬ liness. Any time someone wants a lift, " Kenny’s " always glad to oblige. Keep that spirit! Nineteen Fifty-one Page Thirty-three JOSEPH FRANK WAMBOLT “Joe” Pond Street Franklin VIRTUE: Musical talent VICE: Spending money like water SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To become Frankie Carle ' s understudy USUALLY FOUND: Playing the piano Joe ' s piano playing is well-known throughout the school. He has played at many F. H. S. dances. Joe is by far one of the best. Best wishes in all your endeavors. Joe. ACTIVITIES: Oskey 2. 3. 4: Band 1-4. NANCY JANE WOOD 406 East Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Making resolutions VICE: Breaking resolutions SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a chartreuse Cadillac con¬ vertible USUALLY FOUND: As a member of the " Big Four " If there is a little blonde laughing gaily, it must be Nancy. No matter what you say Nancy has a good laugh over it. She is one of our best known girls and this is due to her personality plus. Her vitality holds for her a wide space in the future. ACTIVITIES: Social Committee 2. 3. 4: Blue and White 3: Grand March 2, 3. 4; Sports Club 3. 4: Service Club 1. 2: Cap and Gown Committee 4: Basketball 1-4: Volleyball 1-4: Softball 1-4; Hockey 1-4: Badminton 1-4; Variety Show 3. ROBERT YADISERNIA “Bobby” 21 Dean Avenue Franklin VIRTUE: Dancing VICE: Bashfulness SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To graduate USUALLY FOUND: With Carlton Van K. One of the quieter members of our class. Bobby is not too quick to take part in social activities except on the dance floor where he really shines. A happy future to you. Bobby. ACTIVITIES: Grand March 3, 4; Fashion Show 3. JOSEPHINE YODER “Jo” 829 West Central Street Franklin VIRTUE: Pleasant disposition VICE: Penmanship SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To own a car USUALLY FOUND: At Newberry ' s Another one of the quiet members of our class is Jo. She’s easy to get along with and a lot of fun to be with. If you’re ever looking for her, you can find her behind the counter at J. J. Newberry ' s. Best of everything, Jo, from the class of ’51. ACTIVITIES: Volleyball 3, 4; Basketball 1; Softball 4; Glee Club 3; Fashion Show 3; Cap and Gown Committee 4. Page Thirty-four Nineteen I ifty-one FRANK RALPH LOCKE, JR. “Herman” Lincoln Street Franklin VIRTUE: Flolding his own as the one boy in English VICE: Talking in class SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To like all classes as he likes chemistry USUALLY FOUND: Driving a blue Dodge Frank is not often seen or heard from, although he has helped out the class through the Service Club and is a sport fan who attends most of the games, bringing with him a carful of students. Frank is another boy who spends a lot of time out of town. What ' s the matter with Franklin, Frank? ACTIVITIES: Service Club 4; Football 4. PHILIP MacKINNON DOE Phil” 28 Falcs Street Franklin VIRTUE: Speaking voice VICE: Avoiding class meetings SUPPRESSED DESIRE: To join the Navy USUALLY FOUND: In his hot rod Phil, who aspires to be a Navy man, is one of the more mechanically-minded members of the class of ’51. He prefers a motor to a girl any day. For the girls ' sakes let ' s hope he changes his mind in the near future. r I ' HIS book is not the accomplishment of the effort of one or of a few, but of many. To this group, comprised of the members of our Oskey Staff, our faculty advisers, our publishers, and our sponsors, we, the Class of 1951, extend our grateful and heart¬ felt appreciation. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Thirty-five Smutty dniii anit Cmuitru WILLIAM KEENEY DONALD VOZZELLA Page Thirty-six Nineteen Fifty-one 3n ill munr taut JOHN FRANCIS MORRISSEY 1933-1950 In memory of John F. “Kato” Morrissey, a member of the graduating class of 1950, whom many of us knew and fondly remember. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Thirty-seven Q our u log rap Ii Please Page Forty Nineteen Fifty- four (y lutograph J L ease Nineteen Fifty-one Page Forty- vV CLASS OFFICERS President—Anthony Bissanti Secretary—loan Wyllie Vice President- -Peter Lawton Treasurer—Dorothy Cataldo SENIOR CLASS DATA Marshals—Joseph McWilliams and Joseph Borruso Colors Blue and White Motto As the labor, so the reward. Flower Red Rose COMMENCEMENT DAY HONORS 1st—Peter Lawton 2nd—Frances Heaphy 3rd—Dorothy Cataldo 4th—Beverly Mather 5th—Robert Simmler 6th—Marjorie Bucchanio CLASS DAY HONORS Oration—Joseph Wambolt Will—Robert Brunelli History—George Ryan Prophecy—Lawrence Spurr Gifts—Helen Varjian Page Forty-four Nineteen Fifty-one COMMENCEMENT DAY HONOR STUDENTS CLASS DAY HONOR STUDENTS Nineteen Fifty-one Page Forty-five Class Oration AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN WORLD PEACE MERICA—the land of golden opportunity. This phrase has been instilled into the J - minds of American citizens since they began their first schooling. What made this phrase a conclusive statement in the definition of Americanism? For every con¬ clusion there must be a reason. In this case, there are many reasons. First of all, there is the power which has been proved to the highest degree by the victories of all its defensive wars. Secondly, there is the respect America has for individual rights and privileges. For example, a person choosing America as his homeland is free to work at any vocation he sees fit, worship what and where he pleases, and voice his own original opinion on any subject so long as he doesn’t infringe on these srme rights of another individual. A third and equally important reason is America’s form of government—a government which rejects any form of or attempts at dictatorship and in its stead is operated by its populace. A form of government such as this is very easily misused since it requires so much trust, but, if followed to the letter, it can be as effective as the highest possible standard of leadership. Needless to say, it has been mishandled and misinterpreted since it is the nature of many people to take advantage of a good thing to satisfy their own well-being. The common man of this country may scorn at the mention of our equal rights and democratic regime. The taxes climb higher and higher and the cost of living grows greater, and the only excuse he gets is that it is all for his own good, and that times have changed. Some of this may be true, but there’s usually some schemer with his monkey-wrench at work jamming the vitals of a would be, well-run political machine. Without some failings, America would be nothing short of an Utopia, and since it is directed by mortal men, heavenly results are impossible to achieve. Mixing the good with the bad, we find our vices deeply overshadowed by virtues —virtues which are winning us the respect of many foreign lands. This is the key to leadership in any instance. On the battlefield, an army is almost useless if the mem¬ bers of it haven’t any respect for their leader. But an officer, with the trust and re¬ spect of his men, will battle against overwhelming odds, and nine out of ten times come out on top. This applies here only on a much larger scale. Many foreign countries are today finding themselves slowly but surely being adjusted to American leadership. They like it! They’ve never experienced anything like it before, but they are working at it mainly because they realize it is the right way. A tangible example is Japan, our most dangerous and hated enemy less than ten years ago. She is well on the way to acceptance of American leadership. When you think of eighty million people who believe that they’re heaven- ordained to rule the world, casting away their century old beliefs for something they have never tried before, you can’t help but realize how important a stable leadership is to prevent them from being sorry for the chance that they took. This is where America comes in, to make sure they are not to regret their undertaking. Our diplomatically-skilled representatives are expected to persuade these countries to follow the right way of government and use our own as a model. Never has the need for uniting the world population been so great. After the last war, the battle-scarred countries of Europe were (and many still are) in dire need of material uplift as well as spiritual. There were thousands of homeless families separated either by confusion or death; industry and output of manufactured goods dropped to zero. All in all, these lost countries were subject to any treatment by a powerful country, good or bad. This is where the long, repulsive, Page Forty-six Nineteen Fifty-one CLASS ORATION (Concluded) oppressive arm of Communism stepped in. There were exchanges of promise and talk of good will until the Kremlin had officially taken over. The people were happy for a few weeks at the hope of a recovery for their homeland, but after not too long a time their hopes were crushed as they realized what they had submitted to. There is now no immediate hope for these countries, and the only good that can come of it is America’s hope that the brother nations of these beaten countries, which are still free, will learn the lesson provided and make the right choice. These countries need leadership, good leadership, by a nation which is powerful and ambitious enough to take on the task; and task is only a mild expression for this undertaking. It is almost like teaching an adult, who is handicapped, to walk again. First of all, the countries are by far overpopulated, but this could be remedied by making the people spread out. Some foreign market places, about the size of an average New England town, hold as many people as some of our cities. The ultimate result is poverty, disease, and unsanitary living conditions. There is the decline of educational systems, social training and interests. Their governments are corrupt and their doctrines outmoded. There is no unification within the countries. All the ideas on country welfare of people who are not too ignorant to think are as diverse as night and day. These people must be trained to make peaceful settlements among themselves instead of their old method of going to war. Up till now the only way differences in opinions between countries were settled was by all-out war. This motto of “Prosperity by Blood” must be forced out of their minds. They must be taught to appreciate a democratic government and practice it. This is certainly again no easy matter. Take China, for instance. There is a population of millions with no more understanding of citizenship and conception of voting than a flea. Out of this array of failings of foreign countries is an equally important need for improvement. This is the unbelievable decline in their religious beliefs. This undertaking is probably a little out of the politician’s line; therefore, it must be the task of our respective churches and their missionaries. It is impossible to try to talk of fellowship and faith in humanity to a tribe of unfortunate, backward people who put their trust in no man and believe in no God. You can plainly see the reason for this decline if you consider the existence of these people in their centuries of turmoil and war. When a person in his lifetime has known nothing but war, lost his family, has no knowledge of his ancestors except that they were killed in some insignificant battle many years before, he loses his trust and his faith in a God. I have tried to summarize the important facts to show the great need for leader¬ ship in our neighboring lands. America is the country best suited to constitute this leadership, providing she can first solve her own difficulties and achieve internal harmony within herself. Without a doubt, it will be many years before the whole world will be under one government, but attempts will be made until the goal is achieved of teaching people the right way to run their country. I think that the potentiality of a country’s power and welfare is determined by its choice of leadership. Right now the war-torn countries of Europe are as the drowning man grabbing at the proverbial “straw.” Should we let them struggle for escape into uncertainty, or help them reach the shore of freedom? Nineteen Fifty-one Page Forty-seven Glass History T HE History of the Class of 1951 is so dramatic and colorful it resembles a play, one of those modern plays that so skillfully disregard all the rules of drama. With your kind permission, I, as dramatic critic of the Blue and White, will review the play called “The Class of 1951” in an absolutely unbiased manner. This is a play in four acts, with three all too brief intermissions. The play was written by the actors as they played their parts, under the direction of Miss DiAntonio, the principal, and a band of capable assistants, the faculty, produced by the school committee with the financial and moral backing of the taxpayers of Franklin. The scenes all take place in the high school building, in corridors, classrooms, auditorium, gymnasium, and assembly hall. The settings are plain, showing signs of much use. In Act I we are shown as timid and curious Freshmen. As Scene I opens, many are seen at our Annual Fresh¬ man Acquaintance Party. Quite a number of the school members attended. There was an amusing hour or so of entertainment followed by dancing and refreshments. Scene II shows us gathering in the study hall to elect our class officers: President.Anthony Bissanti Vice-President. Peter Lawton Secretary . Jeanne Revell Treasurer . Dorothy Cataldo We feel certain from the election of these officers that we are to have a very suc¬ cessful play. From that time on everything went smoothly and our Freshman year came to a close. After an intermission of eight weeks during which the actors go away on vacation or stay home and help with work, the play is resumed. Act II finds us as full-fledged actors, or Sophomores, as we are more commonly known, having achieved a feeling of responsibility in our role. Scene I sees us again electing officers with no changes except for a secretary as Joan Wyllie has taken over for Jeanne Revell. As we worked up in our social standings, Scene II sees us putting on a Rally Dance to beat North. The program started with a half hour of dancing accompanied by the music of the “Starlighters.” Coach Pisini gave a pep talk urging the students to attend the game and expressed his confidence in the team. After the enthusing pep talk the team went out to win the game by a score of 12-6. Some of our boys, al¬ though only Sophomores, helped out a great deal. They were Eddie Picard, Bob Buf- fone, Bob Bourett, Carlton Van Keuren, A1 D’Amelio, and Butch Masi. Although we did our best, we were very inactive socially in Act I and Act II. Another eight weeks’ intermission, and we stagger in for Act III. The actors are so changed that each act seems like an entirely new play. They are now called Juniors. The director allows the actors much more freedom than they have previously enjoyed. As usual, Scene I find us once more in the study hall electing our class officers. (The same). Scene II sees many delightful interludes to make this a cheerful act. The most important sees us taking over the reins of the Blue and White. And to raise a little Page Forty-eight Nineteen Fifty-one CLASS HISTORY (Continued) money for our Prom which comes in Scene IV, we held a very successful food sale. Early in Scene III we held a Fashion Show which also helped to raise some more money. As it was so successful, we had an offer to go to a neighboring town, but due to the circumstances, we were not able to go. In Scene IV, we appear marching at our Annual Junior Prom, given in honor of the Seniors. The Juniors introduce to the Seniors the parents and friends who are on hand for this outstanding occasion. Under a ceiling of multi-colored balloons we danced to the music of Johnny Lynch and his orchestra. On stage for the final scene of Act III, an athletic extravaganza are the following for football—Bob Bourett, Eddie Picard, Butch Masi, Bob Buffone, Ouchie D’Amelio, Charlie Crevo, Junior Martello, Carlton Van Keuren, Norbert Chenard, Warren Locklin and your historian; for basketball, Junior Martello, Bucky Spurr, Bob Buf¬ fone, Charlie Crevo; for baseball, Warren Locklin, Charlie Crevo, Junior Martello, Butch Masi, Bob Buffone, and yours truly. Again an intermission of eight weeks which both audience and actors greatly enjoy, perhaps because they realize there is but one more act to follow. Act IV arrives and is warmly received. By this time, the actors are so matured, so at ease, so changed for the better, that they are difficult to recognize. We have grown honestly fond of all the cast, some of whom we regarded with anything but favor as the curtain rose on the first act of this queer play. Scene I opens with a meeting of this class to elect officers. They are as follows: President. Anthony Bissanti Vice President. Peter Lawton Secretary . Joan Wyllie Treasurer. Dorothy Cataldo On the same day a social committee is chosen. This committee includes: Lawrence Spurr—Chairman, Nancy Wood, Helen Varjian, Jeanne Revell, Beverly Mather, Mary Turco, June Sederman, Mary Padula, Robert Buffone, and Robert Simmler. In Scene II Mr. McNamara, representing the Purdy Studios, comes to discuss our class pictures. On October 2, 3, and 4, Mr. McNamara and his associates arrived to take the class pictures. Later on in this scene a big project is the electing of the Yearbook Staff which is composed of the following: Editor-in-Chief—Peter Lawton. Associate Editor—Joan Wyllie Business Manager—Anthony Bissanti. Advertising Committee—Robert Buffone, Lawrence Spurr, Louise Giancola, Nancy Wood and Donald DiMarzi. Girls’ Sports—Barbara Accorsi. Literary Editor—Frances Heaphy. Editorial Committee—Barbara Marena, Charles Crevo, Mary MacDonald, Robei ' t Gilbert and Adeline Mucciarone. Boys’ Sports—Robert Buffone and Lawrence Spurr. Art Chairman—June Sederman. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Forty-nine CLASS HISTORY (Concluded) Clerical Staff—Helen Varjian, Marjorie Bucchanio, Carol Ekstrom, Betty Blanchard and Betty Ferioli. The class assembles for Scene III—This time to elect a Cap and Gown Committee, composed of Josephine Yoder, Meredyth Thompson, Nancy Wood, June Sederman, an d Bob Buffone. At the same meeting we elected a Play Committee. Dorothy Cataldo, Helen Varjian, Bucky Spurr, Adeline Mucciarone, Bob Simmler make up this com¬ mittee. In Scene IV, another meeting is being held. Time has come for the Class Play which this year is “You Can’t Take it With You.” After a few tryouts, the cast is selected by Mr. Beane. Bucky Spurr and Joan Wvllie are chosen to fulfill the leading roles. In Scenes V and VI two important events are taking place—the first one, the Oskey, an annual show sponsored by the Seniors to defray the cost of the yearbooks. It is decided that the Social Committee will also serve as the Oskey Committee. The Oskey “Roaring Twenties” is presented on April 26 and 27 and is warmly received by the public. The main event of this scene and most important is the announcing of the honor students and the election of the class day speakers. These include: Peter Lawton.Valedictorian Frances Heaphy ... Dorothy Cataldo . . Beverly Mather . . Robert Simmler . . . Marjorie Bucchanio Joseph Wambolt . . Robert Brunelli . .. . Salutatorian . . First Essay Second Essay . Third Essay Fourth Essay . Oration . Will Lawrence Spurr.Prophecy Helen Varjian.Gifts Yours Truly . Historian The athletic sequence in Act IV is very similar to that in Act III. The entire production attains a smoothness and a finish that are very pleasing. Despite all gaiety, grim preparations are going on, to the end that those who are now stars may remain so, and that others may continue in the cast. As the act nears its close, white faces drawn with worry are noticed. For this is the final struggle. The result of concentration is apparent—the strenuous preparation for a performance on the stage of life which will make our cast more and more familiar with the American way of life. To Mr. Doherty, our principal, and Miss DiAntonio, our class adviser, we are deeply indebted for their wise and friendly guidance. The play ends in a burst of glory, with flowers, music and congratulations—in short, graduation exercises; and we hope we shall have the well-known and ever popular, happy ending! Your Historian George Ryan Page Fifty Nineteen Fifty-one Glass Sifts J OHN D. ROCKEFELLER was my second cousin. You must have all heard of him When he died he left me four million dollars. Now you know what kind of income tax I’m going to have on that, don’t you? That’s why I decided to spend a couple of thousand dollars before income tax time comes around again. So I went out and bought some gifts for the members of my graduating class. Would you like to see what I got them? SAM ALASHAIAN—A muffler—Maybe this will quiet him. BARBARA ACCORSI—A life’s subscription of “Homemaking” magazine. MARJORIE BUCCHANIO—A contract—to do business with the McDermott Co. LARRY JOHNSON, JACKIE GREGOIRE, and PAULINE MORSE—A stepladder. I hope you all climb to the great height of 5 feet 5 inches. LOUISE GIANCOLA—A funnybook—called Mutt and Jeff. BETTY FERIOLI—A pair of flat shoes—so your feet won’t hurt when you go for those long walks. CAROL EKSTROM—A kerchief—to tie around her head when she rides in air- conditioned cars. NATALIE SHORES—A music sheet—Hope she’ll keep on singing those sweet notes as she did in the Oskey. BETTY BLANCHARD—A book—titled “How to Learn the Farming Business.” George, what a career! BIAGIO PALUMBO—A horse of his own and a map of Texas. JOAN DI LEGGE and MARJORIE D’ANGELO—A reservation ticket—for the first booth in the Diner. CHARLES CREVO—A rose—It so happened this one bloomed in the Sophomore Class. MARIE DANIELLO—A pitch pipe. ROBERT BUFFONE—A basketball—for his outstanding ability in basketball. We hope he’ll always remain as good a sportsman and a sport as he was at F. H. S. BARBARA MARENA—A puppet doll—to remind her of “Howdy Doody.” MEDRIC PLEAU—A pair of roller skates—to make a faster get-a-way when Mr. Doherty approaches. MARGARET BEAUREGARD—A can of gasoline—to make up for all that we wasted riding around after the basketball games. ROBERT GILBERT—A mouse—to remind him of his nickname. MARY TURCO—A box of her own popcorn—Now she’ll know what we had to go through eating that which she made. ROBERT SIMMLER—A box of stars—to paste on his papers. He sure studied faith¬ fully to earn them. Ninclccn Fifty-one Page Fifty-one CLASS GIFTS (Continued) MARCIA CARUOLO—A doll that cries “Junior.” NORBERT CHENARD and DAVID HOLBROOK—Dancing lessons—so those fresh¬ man girls will get a thrill when Bob and Dave get on the floor. WARREN LOCKLIN—A picture of Elizabeth Taylor—Maybe now he won’t be so afraid to look at girls. PATRICIA KELLY—A carrot—She is the cnly girl redhead in our class. CHARLES MASON—A car he can call his own. JOAN TALMAN—A bookmark to put in the many books that she reads. EDWARD PICARD—A book—titled, “How to Build Muscles,” by Charles Atlas. JUNE SEDERMAN—A pair of dancing slippers—to dance her way to Broadway. KENNETH VOZZELLA—A tube of toothpaste—to keep fresh his winning smile . MARY PADULA—A portable sewing machine—that plays music while it sews so that she won’t forget one while with the other. SALVATORE MUCCILLO—A chain to bind him to “Biz” and “Tex.” RALPH MASI—A sailor hat and a broom—to give him an idea of what the Navy is like. DOROTHY CATALDO-—A bottle of blue fingernail polish—to use when she is through with her bottle of silver. GRACE VOZZELLA—A ticket to Hollywood to develop her acting ability. PETER LAWTON—A dunce cap—See how we felt with it on, Peter. JEANNE REVELL and ROSE ROBINSON—A box of stationery—It will come in handy writing to certain fellows in the service. ROBERT YADISERNIA—A collapsible cue stick—that he can carry in his back pocket for convenience. ALFRED D’AMELIO—A pencil and a pad—to sign autographs for his many fans. NANCY WOOD—Instructions—on “How to Control Your Laughter.” JOSEPH WAMBOLT-—A contract—to compose and play piano music for the Rodgers and Hart Company. WILLIAM LYNCH—A book—titled “How to Learn to Cook.” FRANCES HEAPHY—An application to enter Fisher College—We hope she’ll make as good a record there as she did at F. H. S. ANTHONY BISSANTI—A hot rod—He always did like to drive fast. CARLTON VAN KEUREN, MARLENE JONES, MEREDYTH THOMPSON, and JOSEPHINE YODER—A rattle—so we can tell they are around. JEAN CAMERON—A movie ticket—to see “One Guy Named Mike.” MARY MACDONALD—An ice cream soda—See if this combination is as good as the ones you mix at Costello’s. Page Fifty-two Nineteen Fifty one CLASS GIFTS (Concluded) JOAN WYLLIE—An appointment ticket—to see Mr. Anthony to solve her many problems of the heart. JOHN MARTELLO—A hat—to pull his many wisecracks out of. JOAN POWERS—A dictionary—to help her out in her spelling when she becomes a secretary. GEORGE RYAN—A knife—He always did enjoy cutting classes. FRANK LOCKE—A key—to the many problems that may confront him in the future. ROBERT BOURETT—A football—to remind him of the great games he played with Franklin High School. LOIS PALERMO—Instructions—on “How to Keep Quiet.” ROBERT MEYER—A monkey wrench and a car—for him to toy around with. CHARLES BERTONE—Some fishing bait—to use the next time he goes fishing. BEVERLY MATHER—A sailboat—We hope she’ll have smooth sailing throughout her future. GERALDINE LEARY—A sewing needle and a thimble—Perhaps this will help her in her sewing. JOAN BUCHANIO—A microscope—so she can find Ronnie when she wants to. LAWRENCE SPURR—An application—for a post-graduate course—for one reason only. ADELINE MUCCIARONE—A megaphone—People never seem to hear what she’s saying. ELSIE HANSCOM—A contract—with a New York modeling office to be a coiffeur demonstrator. PHILIP LAWTON—Tracing paper—so he can copy the marks on his brother’s report card. ROBERT BRUNELLI—A memo pad—to remind him to give us some of the good recipes they have at Brunelli’s Diner. DONALD DIMARZI—A mirror—for you to look into. It’s obvious, isn’t it, whom you will see? MR. BEANE—A reference book of my jokes—in case he wants to tell some good ones, sometime. MISS DIANTONIO—A bouquet of roses—to make up for all the annoyance we caused her after school hours. Now that I have given ou all your gifts and have reduced my income tax a little, I’ll be glad to give Uncle Sam the remaining amount that I owe him. Helen Varjian Nineteen Fifty-one Page Fifty-three Glass Prophecy O NE summer morning as I was driving my 1931 Ford along Fifth Avenue, I saw a large truck heading directly toward me. The next thing I knew I was in a large office on top of the Empire State Building over-looking Times Square in New York and whom was I talking with but our Class of ’51 secretary, JOAN WYLLIE. On the desk before me was a huge bundle containing clippings, notes, advertise¬ ments, and all sorts of articles. JOAN was telling me that someone had sent these all to her. And the funny part of it was that they all had some connection with the Class of ’51. I brought most of them with me tonight, thinking that you’d like to hear a few of them. I felt maybe you could help me find the person who sent them. The first one that caught my eye was an ad for the Music Box. It reads “Held over for 5th week—JOE WAMBOLT and his World Famous Orchestra—Starring singers OUCHIE D’AMELIO and BARBARA ACCORS1 and featuring those comical gentle¬ men of song, TEX, BIZZ, and CHUPPS.” The following is a clipping from the Better Homes and Gardens showing a beautiful home offered for sale by multi-millionaire JOHN MARTELLO; incidentally the highest bidder is said to be MARCIA CARUOLO. From the sports section come two articles, one telling how CHARLIE MASON and KEN VOZZELLA finished in a dead heat at this year’s Indianapolis 500. At the top of the same page a headline tells that the Red Sox have finally beaten the Yankees after ten years. BOB BUFFONE slammed a two-run homer into the nets. BUTCH MASI and GEORGIE RYAN, also playing for the Sox, collected 3 hits apiece. The story is written by that world-known sportscaster, BOB GILBERT. A column from Sport Magazine says LARRY JOHNSON has just invented a pool table with adjust¬ able legs for short people. A piece from the court agenda mentions that noted phil¬ anthropists WILLIAM LYNCH and BOB BRUNELLI were sometime ago suing each other for the sole ownership of Main Street from Clark Square down. The judge handling the case was BOB SIMMLER, assisted by his able secretary, JOAN POWERS. When the decision was given both principals became so flustered that they had to be restrained by two hefty officers, who turned out to be ED PICARD and BOB BOUR- ETT. The result was that Main Street is to be divided between the two. Also in court was MEDRIC PLEAU accused of trying to burn down the high school. He was aquitted, however. A clipping from Radio Magazine mentions that the noted actress, JEAN CAMERON, is retiring in favor of radio and the “Mike.” She is expected to receive much competition from “The Voice” who is MARIE D’ANIELLO. Also from a Radio and Movie Magazine is our large ad telling how the A B C of Chesterfield has fired Perry Como and has signed three comedians, SAM ALASHIAN, CHARLES BERTONE, and NORBERT CHENARD. Tucked away among the clippings are two feature stories from Esquire, one telling how proud Harry Conover is of his three new models, JUNE SEDERMAN, JEANNE REVELL and BEV MATHER, while the other tells of the splendid singer at Ciro’s, none other than NATALIE SHORES Page Fifty-four Nineteen Fifty-one CLASS PROPHECY (Continued) It was getting past lunch time and I was hungry, so I locked up the office and walked across the street to Howard Johnson’s. There I was confronted by a former classmate, ELSIE HANSCOM, who told me that MARLENE JONES and PAULINE MORSE were both doing fine as waitresses. I no sooner got seated and who should come over and sit down but CHARLIE CREVO; he said he was publicity man for and part owner of ROBERT MEYER’S huge garage in Philadelphia. He mentioned that he took a trip overseas last year and met ROSE ROBINSON and JOAN TALMAN who were going to Ireland. “All three of us,” he said “rode on one of the ships named after the 36th President of the U. S.” who, of course you know, is PETER LAWTON. After a very enjoyable talk and lunch with CHARLIE I told him I’d see him later and said goodbye. I wanted to hurry back to the office and tune in on my favorite soap opera featuring BOBBY YADISERNIA as Luigi Pasquelli and LOUISE GIANCOLA as his daughter Rosa. Then I listened to the funniest program on the air; it is known as the “Silent Hour” where no one speaks for 60 minutes. It is famous for unheard commercials. It co-stars MEREDYTH THOMPSON and CARLTON VAN KEUREN and is ably directed by DAVID HOLBROOK. That got boring so I turned on tele¬ vision and who do you suppose was on but MARY TURCO and PAT KELLY in a girls’ foul shooting contest direct from Madison Square Garden. It was to be followed by a Homemakers’ course conducted by two of my classmates, CAROL EKSTROM and BETTY FERIOLI. Although I knew that would be interesting, I felt since I was an F. B. I. agent I’d better get back to Miss Wyllie’s case. Another clipping catches my eye; it is an editorial on “Women Garage Owners” discussing the case of MARGARET BEAUREGARD. Following this, I read here about BETTY BLANCHARD who was mentioned in “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” it seems she has had her arm broken 12 times in one year, each time from running into DORRS. As Jerry Lester would say, “George!” An article from Vogue tells us that MARJORIE BUCCHANIO and JOAN BUCHANIO have revolutionized the world of styles with some startling designs. They have had these fashions modeled at a recent exposition by three gorgeous girls, JOAN DILEGGE, MARJORIE D’ANGELO and GRACE VOZZELLA. My interest is aroused by a story on DOT CATALDO which says she has all she can do to keep track of the ever increasing “Cataldo Family” which now controls three entire states. An ad for a new cosmetics store catches my eye. It is situated next to R. H. White’s in Boston and the proprietors are FRANCES HEAPHY and MARY MACDONALD. Next to that is the Toni home permanent ad¬ vertisement. MARY PADULA is the twin on the right while the twin with the Toni on the left is LOIS PALERMO. The text of the French premier’s historic speech is the next clipping. It was written and translated by JACQUELINE GREGOIRE. Re¬ cently the prize for the discovery of 1961 was awarded to HELEN VARJIAN for her new beverage x-x—0 which translated means “zip.” A clipping from the Franklin Sentinel told of BARBARA MARENA’S appointment to the presidency of hundreds of Stop Shop stores over the U. S. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Fifty-five CLASS PROPHECY (Concluded) My head started to feel sort of woozy all of a sudden but there were only two more clippings so I thought I’d hurry through them before I took a rest. It seems FRANK LOCKE, WARREN LOCKLIN, and PHILIP LAWTON have won a contest since their last names begin with “L.” Each has been awarded $10,000 apiece. Each of them, however, ended up with carfare home. Government taxes you know. As I am planning to see a ball game this year, I am interested in the next clipping. It told of the promotion of JERRY LEARY and JOSEPHINE YODER to secretarial positions at Fenway Park. They were needed to help bill huge world series orders. Just as I finished the last line a terrific pain shot through my head. I felt as if I had been struck by a bolt of lightning. Then I was relaxed and opened my eyes. I was lying on a bed in a neat hospital room. A nurse was bending over me and taking my temperature. She said I was just shaken up and would be okay in a few days. But on the other hand my car has made the journey. Then I started to think; had I dreamt this or was it a reality? Let’s wait until 1962 and we’ll find out together. Page Fifty-six Nineteen Fifty-one Glass c Will r " EAR FRIENDS, I have called you here so that you may hear the heirs of my respected client, the Class of 1951. This will was drawn up as directed by her shortly before she passed away. She hopes you will enjoy the tokens and gifts which are rendered to you. I shall appreciate your courteous attention while I read this duly attested will. We, the Class of 1951, in the Town of Franklin and the state of Massachu¬ setts, being in good mental condition, as usual, and in much better temper than usual, do hereby make this our last will and testament. To our dear old school building we leave the peaceful quiet caused by our absence, and any apple cores, wads of gum, or crumpled notes we may have left about. To Mr. Stevens we leave Fred Lindsey to take Anthony Bissanti ' s place in answering those hard problems. We leave Clark Kippenberger to Mr. Beane to take the place of Billy Lynch in annoying him. We leave all our most important and valuable properties, our self-satisfac¬ tion, our importance, and our wisdom to the Junior Class which will fill our shoes next year. To the quietest girl of the Junior Class we leave Adeline Mucciarone ' s gift of gab. We leave Charlie Mason ' s ability of getting put out of lunch line to Harvey Prince. We leave Mary Turco ' s good nature to Theresa Bartelloni. Joan Wyllie ' s and Buck Spurr ' s acting ability we leave to Jane McGuire and Joe McWilliams. We leave Bob Simmler ' s corny jokes to Billy Elf. We leave June Sederman ' s dancing ability to Linda Aimone. To our good friends, the Sophomore Class, we leave our patience. It will be found useful as the only means by which they can endure the Juniors. To the sophomore boy who needs it most we leave Peter Lawton ' s brain. To Rosie DeBaggis we leave Charlie Crevo ' s car so she won ' t have to walk to school. We leave Helen Varjian ' s singing ability to Shirley Mailloux. To the Freshmen we leave a map of the building to keep them from think¬ ing 109 is 214. We bequeath Junior Martello ' s height to Don Ludbury so he will have more of a chance in basketball. To Rudy Patete we leave Bobby Buffone ' s ability to play baseball so he will make the first team. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Fifty-seven CLASS WILL (Concluded) We leave Eddie Picard ' s build to Robert Ristaino. We leave Sully Muccillo ' s loud voice to Art Martin. We leave Sonny Palumbo ' s riding ability to Norman Ober. Finally, we do hereby name and appoint as the sole executor of this our last will and testament, our Class adviser, Miss DiAntonio. In witness whereof we, the Class of 1951, the testator, have set our hands and seal on this sixth day of June in the year of our Lord, 1951. Written by Robert Brunelli Anthony Bissanti (President) Peter Lawton (Vice-President) Page Fifty-eight Nineteen Fifty-one Glass Song Music written by Joseph Wambolt Lyrics written by June Sederman Verse: Here on the threshold of life we stand, A future bright and clear in view, But though our high school days are through We shall forever be loyal and true. The years that we spent in these hallowed halls Will be cherished memories. Time can never change nor the years estrange The golden days we have spent in Franklin High. Chorus: Dear Franklin High, we must leave you now, Leave the teachers and classmates true. We ' ll not forget what you gave to us Of your time and your loyalty too. The days we have spent to achieve our goal Terminate for us on graduation night, But in our future years, through the laughter and the tears We ' ll retain sweet memories of Franklin High. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Fifty-nine CLASS LADY AND GENTLEMAN ?• » sovhomobe o ' jk Ibw M | | 1 HEABTBJULAKERS -| 1 - . if ' »H B ' ’is, » x SE j| m 2 rWT M m - I ffl TOs t f W i ■ y| 1 r , i SENIOR CELEBRITIES Boy BEST LOOKING .Alfred D ' Amelio BEST DRESSED .Charles Crevo MOST RESPECTED .Peter Lawton MOST POPULAR .Robert Buffonc BEST ALL ROUND .Robert Buffone BEST ATHLETE .Robert Buffonc MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED .Peter Lawton CUTEST .Alfred D ' Amelio MOST SOCIABLE;.Anthony Bissanti BEST DANCER .Lawrence Spurr BEST ACTOR AND ACTRESS .Lawrence Spurr CLASS TEASE .John Martello MOST INTELLECTUAL .Peter Lawton TYPICAL .Lawrence Spurr QUIETEST .Carlton Van Keuren NOISIEST .Sam Alashaian BEST LINE .Edward Picard HEARTBREAKER .Alfred D ' Amelio WITTIEST .Anthony Bissanti BEST NATURED .Anthony Bissanti DID MOST FOR F. H. S.Peter Lawton BROTHER AND SISTER .Edward Picard CLASS POET .Anthony Bissanti PEPPIEST .Anthony Bissanti CLASS LADY AND GENTLEMAN .Peter Lawton CLASS ORATOR .Peter Lawton CLASS BLUFF .John Martello BEST SMILE .Kenneth Vozzella MOST BASHFUL .Norbert Cbenard MOST PLEASING PERSONALITY .Anthony Bissanti MOST SERIOUS .Robert Simmler MOST MUSICAL .Joseph Wambolt CLASS COUPLE .John Martello MOST POPULAR FRESHMAN .Robert Vipraio MOST POPULAR SOPHOMORE .Edward Cataldo MOST POPULAR JUNIOR .Joseph McWilliams FAVORITE SPORT .Basketball FAVORITE SONG .“If’ FAVORITE ORCHESTRA .Ralph Flannagan FAVORITE HANGOUT .Corner Cottage FAVORITE LONGING .Graduation WHAT F. H. S. NEEDS MOST .Smoking Room WHAT F. H. S. NEEDS LEAST .Homework Girl Joan Wyllie Betty Blanchard Frances Heaphy Marcia Caruolo Mary Turco Barbara Accorsi Frances Heaphy Betty Blanchard Jean Cameron June Sederman Grace Vozzella Helen Varjian Frances Heaphy Jean Cameron Meredith Thompson Helen Varjian—Lois Palermo Marcia Caruolo Marcia Caruolo Louise Giancola Mary Turco Dorothy Cataldo Carol Ekstrom June Sederman Jean Cameron Natalie Shores Dorothy Cataldo Adeline Mucciarone Joan Wyllie Meredith Thompson Joan Wyllie Natalie Shores Jean Revell Marcia Caruolo Joan Ristaino Sonja Wongberg Pauline Guisti Page Sixty-two Nineteen Fifty-one jour ■ Autograph ' J L ease Nineteen Fifty-one Page Sixty-three FOOTBALL No truer words were spoken than those of Coach Tony Pisini when he said, " The team of 1950 is fhe greatest learn I have ever coached. The spirit of the players made if a team which anyone would have been proud to coach. " The team had a comparatively good season, better than their 3 wins, 5 losses, and 1 tie indicate. The kicking department was ably handled by Bob Bourett, while the passing of Co-Capf. Eddie Picard, along with the running of Bob Buffone and George Ryan, made it a well-rounded backfield. The unsung heroes in the line who were opening holes and making tackles were Co-Capt. Butch Masi, Charlie Crevo, Warren Locklin, " Ouch " D ' Amelio, Norbert Chenard, Ray Wrenne and Carl Van Keuren. THE SCHEDULE F. H. S. 24 . Medfield 0 F. H. S. 6 . Mansfield 6 F. H. S. 27 . Westwood 13 F. H. S. 12 . Northbridge 45 F. H. S. 12 Foxboro 6 FOOTBALL Coach Pisini is faced with the problem of building a whole new team next year as he loses the entire first eleven by graduation. At the end of the season the newly-formed Gridiron Club sponsored a ban¬ quet at which trophies were awarded to the outstanding lineman, Butch Masi; the outstanding back, Eddie Picard; and one to the school in memory of John Morrissey, former F. H. S. athlete. Runnerups tor outstanding lineman and back were Charles Crevo and George Ryan. F. H. S. 0. .Milford 18 F. H. S. 6 . . Hudson 33 (night game) F. H. S. 14 .... .... St. Mary ' s 12 F. H. S. 27 . . Medway 13 BASKETBALL The Panthers started slow, picked up during mid season, and slumped oh again during the remainder of the schedule. Coach Beane had better material then the 11-12 record showed. The Panthers tied for the Midland League title but lost to Clinton out at Framingham 50-30 in an exciting play oh. SCHEDULE F. H. S. 37 . Foxboro 53 F. H. S. 34 . Paw. Vo. 36 F. H. S. 44 . Alumni 29 F. H. s. 41 .... Pinkerton A. 57 F. H. s. 54 St. Mary ' s (Milford) 39 F. H. s. 38 . Foxboro 36 F. H. s. 51 . Bellingham 44 F. H. s. 63 . Milford 35 F. H. s. 36 . Hudson 31 F. H. s. 47 . Northbridge 73 F. H. s. 32 . Clinton 44 BASKETBALL The team lost a heartbreaker to St. Patrick ' s of Watertown, which was seeded second in the Small Schools Tourney at Malden. Martello led the team in scoring, closely followed by Buffone, Spurr, and Vipraio. The former missed Ray Mastramatteo ' s record by one point, compiling a total of 322 compared to Ray ' s 323 in 1948. F. H. S. 55 .Marlboro 52 F. H. S. 49. Northbridge 71 F. H. S. 40 . Maynard 38 F. H. S. 44 . Milford 38 F. H. S. 49 . Hudson 67 F. H. S. 49 . Bellingham 55 F. H. S. 33 . Marlboro 42 F. H. S. 50 . Maynard 45 F. H. S. 43 St. Patrick ' s (Watertown) 48 F. H. S. 50 . Clinton 43 F. H. S. 24 . Bellingham 27 F. H. S. 30 . Clinton 50 JAYVEE BASKETBALL GOLF This year appears to be another good year for the Golf Team. Since its innovation into F. H. S. athletics last year, the boys have commanded a great deal of respect from the neighboring towns. The team is composed of A. Manoc- chio, J. Borruso, D. Palladeno, C. Jones, R. Yankee, R. Nasuti and L. Spurr. SCHEDULE April 23 . . Westboro April 26 . . Framingham April 30 . . Natick May 3 . . Wellesley May 7 . . Marlboro May 10 . . Westboro May 14 . . Framingham May 17 . . Natick May 21 . . Wellesley May 24 . . Marlboro BASEBALL Coach Pisini ' s first call for baseball practice was answered by about 30 candidates. Heading the list were Captain George Ryan, Bob Buffone, Joe McWilliams, Butch Masi, Junior Martello, and Tony Talamini, all veterans of last year ' s team. Despite the lack of a couple of pitchers and a first baseman, Coach Pisini is expected to field a strong team. THE SCHEDULE April 20—Foxboro at Franklin 24— Bellingham at Bellingham 26— Medway at Franklin 27— St. Mary ' s at Milford May I— Bl ckstone at Blackstone 8—Milford at Milford II— Fludson at Franklin 16—Marlboro at Marlboro 18—Blackstone at Franklin 22—St. Mary ' s at Franklin 25— Hudson at Hudson 28— Marlboro at Franklin June 1—Foxboro at Foxboro 4— Medwoy at Medway 5— Eellingham at Franklin HOCKEY Did I hear someone mention ACTION? EXCITEMENT? There ' s one sport the senior girls are still talking about—hockey. The field was alive with both action and excitement all during the season. Every game was more exciting than the last. Although we didn ' t do too well, we had fun meeting other girls which helped in making the season an enjoyable one. SENIOR TEAM Back row, left to right: Miss Beane, Dorothy Cataldo, Joan DiLegge, Patricia Kelly, June Sederman, Mary Turco, and Carol Ekstrom. Front row, left to right: Jean Cameron, Frances Heaphy, Jeanne Revell, Helen Varjian, Barbara Accorsi, Nancy Wood, Marcia Caruolo, Adeline Muc- ciarone and Louise Giancola. SCORES OF SENIOR TEAM Franklin Seniors 2 . Dean 2 Franklin Seniors 0 .... Hopedale 5 Franklin Seniors 1 . Foxboro 4 Page Seventy-two Nineteen Fifty-one BASKETBALL SWISH! Again and again, the senior girls rippled the nets to pile up the points. Every game was fought with the determination to win. Although we didn ' t come out on top in the end, we always felt that we had won in spirit anyway. It was with a great deal of reluctance that we put away our basketball equipment. Orchids to you, Miss Beane, for making it a wonderful season and one that we shall never forget. SENIOR TEAM Back row, left to right: Mary Turco, Adeline Mucciarone, Patricia Kelly, Beverly Mather and Louise Giancola. Front row, left to right: Dorothy Cataldo, Joan DiLegge, Jeanne Revell, Nancy Wood, Barbara Accorsi, Helen Varjian and Marjorie Bucchanio. Franklin 21 Franklin 23 Alumnae 25 Franklin 21 . Norwood 25 Hopedale 28 Franklin 12 . Framingham 17 Franklin 26 .... F. H. S. Juniors 13 Nineteen Fifty-one Page Seventy-three CHEERING SQUAD Blue skirts—white saddle shoes—five peppy girls placed in a row yelling, " Get hep! Let ' s go! " This was the familiar picture on the gridiron, the court, and at the rallies. Many thanks to these girls for their helping to keep up the boys ' morale. Pauline Howard, injured at a football game early in ' 51, was unable to complete the year. Here ' s hoping to see you back again soon, Pauline! Also, congratulations to Captain Jean Cameron for her single leadership as the only senior on the squad. Cheerleader Jean Cameron, Capt. Pauline Guisti Pauline Howard Marie DeGrazio Phyllis Faenza Years of Participation 3 2 2 1 1 Page Seventy-six Nineteen Fifty-one t ifilMilSlf Ilf MIM». ' }jour £y l-uiograpli Jlease Nineteen Fifty-one Page Seventy-seven SENIORS AS JUNIORS Page Eighty Nineteen Fifty-one THE OSKEY This year ' s Oskey Show was entitled " The Roaring Twenties. " Under the direction and supervision of Mr. Beane, the cast brought back the songs and dances familiar from 1920-1930. Much time and practice was put in by each person who participated in " The Roaring Twenties " —making it one of the finest shows held at F. H. S. Nineteen Fifty-one Page Eighty-one K I r rd |« § 1 m ■ m Imhi fr ’.f [ J I US 1 i i ... s 2 iiinii itiif OFFICE STAFF CUSTODIANS ACTIVITIES During Activity Periods, students of F. H. S. spent many enjoyable hours in numerous clubs. The Band, under the direction of Mr. Howard, is a favorite among the boys of the school. The Camera Club, with Mr. Stevens as its adviser, is of great interest to its members. The object of the club is to teach the members fundamentals of photography. One of the oldest clubs at our high school, The Commercial Club, continues to benefit business students. Advisers are Miss Dwinell and Mrs. Roberts. Mrs. Riley has been doing her usual good work for this year ' s Glee Club. Under her leadership, the twenty members have been learning pieces to sing at Graduation Exercises. The Radio Club, under the guidance of Mr. Masi, draws many boys to its membership each school year. Mr. Masi hopes to get the members ready to receive their amateur radio operators ' licenses. The Service Club—the name of this club explains itself very aptly—gives service to any group or organization that needs it. This club meets under the direction of Mr. Fitzpatrick. 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