Nashua High School - Tusitala Yearbook (Nashau, NH)

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LAWRENCE We fdedicate this our Tusitala In appreciation of his endless endeavour And enthusiasm in guiding the Footsteps Of the class of I939. 4 3 1 ! 1 A ! 4 1 i E I'sl"' -4'-' . ,fn ie, 1 H M E. V Cheney E. Lawrence Doris Barnes Myrtie Brooks Mabel Brown Genevieve Campbell Grace Campbell Herbert Canfield Bessie Clancy Helen Coffey il Elizabeth Cornell Margaret Cote Martha Cramer Dorothy Dale Isabelle Dionne Thelma Doe Loretto Dolan Lillian Dowd Mary Gallagher Helen Glen Mildred Hallisey Priscilla Hamel Forrest Hatch Florence Hills Eda Hoitt Hazel Johnson Blanche Kagarise Edmund Keefe William Kennedy Joseph . Kilbane Joseph Lee Helen Lord Marion Lord Ernest Martin Margaret McGlynn Anne McWeeney Richard Messer Agnes Moran Patrick Morley Evelyn C. Nesmith Mabel Noyes William O'Neil Leonard Paquette Raymond Pendleton Mary Ryan Henry Sharpe Mary Shea Robert Slavin Helen Small Frances Sullivan May E. Sullivan Olga Tsiantas Ruth Walstrom Webster White Josephine S. Williams Elmer Wilson - ' s d Faculty .. '. vi, WALTER S. NESMITH, Headmaster Sub-Master, Science Survey Latin Bookkeeping French Secretary Stenography. Typewriting, Clerical Oice Practice Algebra II, Trigonometry, Law and Sociology Medieval History Geometry English, Drarnatics French' English French, Guidance Biology English ' Qooking English Bookkeeping Dietitian English Physical Director Physics Physiology and Nursing Modern and Medieval History Typewriting and Bookkeeping Unit '-.. Secretarial rv- . ,y fr x ve' ' . ,X x Home Crganization ed States History, Guidance Chemistry Modern History Law and Sociology English English Manual Arts United States History English Physical Director English . Biology and Clerical Office Practice ' English Manual Arts Law and Sociology Geometry. Algebra Typewriting Economics Typewriting ' Chemistry Stenography. Typewriting ' Librarian German Assistant Secretary Art United States History English Chorus, Orchestra. Band ' 'nik'- 152'- Class Officers FRANK LORRAINE LUCILLE HERBERT RICHARDSON SHERMAN GRANDMAISON M1r.1.11R SENIOR YEAR President Vice-President Frank Richardson Lorraine Sherman Business Manager Secretary Herbert Miller , Lucille Grandmaison s' JOHN CLFOPATRA RUTH JOHN NAVICKAS S'1'Y1.mNos GOODWIN MASTEN JUNIOR YEAR President Vice-President John Navickas Cleopatra Stylianos Business Manager Q Secretary John Masten Ruth Goodwin rw Tusitala Stall: CARVIAON BISATRICE JOAN Wll.ltlANl Cfll'l'iN FRASER HAH, SUl.1.lVAN Edtfor-in-Chief C. Carlton Coflin flssoriate Editors William Sullivan. Beatrice Fraser .loan Hall Purctqruphers Evelyn Brown Robert O'Clair Ronald Short Ann Travers Lucille Grandmaison Ruth Goodwin William Riley Robert Connor Frank Parker Virginia Cardin Betty Smith Claire Shea Barbara Montgomery Donald Pickering Stanley Bolster Elizabeth Huff Howard Clifford Alfred Maurice Roger Jones Raymond Baron Edward Bonnette W1'll Historq Class of N730 Gabrielle Trottier Poem Mabel Hamilton Athletifs Dramalics Homer McMurray Lois Truax Prophets Creighton Mulvanily Clara Dignam Beatrice Fraser Alfred Maurice Illustrators Raymond Pinet Alfred Maurice Advisers Mr. Canfield Senior English Teachers Miss Walstrom Q Typists Evelyn Lesieur ' Evelyn Maynard Marie Theresa Hudon l,ucille Paul Edward Bonnette Dorothy Caron ALOTLDQZ R063 El tin F. F. ' - . .3 jillfgilil in In G, Jeannette Doucet Rita Sughrue Claire Shea Lorraine Sherman Albertine Ploganeuf Shirley Lund Eleanor Caswell Mabel Hami' ton Yolande Eau cr Andrea Blake - Evelyn Lesieur Edward Bonnette A. Stanley Bolster Edna Elwell S. James Good C. Austin Clement Alfred Doucet Beatrice Eraser XVilliam Riley Virginia Tranovich Lucille Paul Bernice Kozlowsky Lucille Britton Helen McQuade Frank Richardson Adrienne Dumaine L. Evelyn Brown Lambert Dube Alfred Maurice Adrienne Morse Ruth Annis Cleopatra Stylianos E. Sylvia Dickstein Vitie Corosa Wesley Boles Warren Virchow Jean Rothenberg Louise Hammond Kimon Vasiliou Ruth Goodwin Julia Nadzeika Gertrude Bills Donald Burleigh Creighton Mulvanity Robert Connor Valedictorian Natalie Gidge 4, 'St 'I Gloria Desmarais Rita Demers Anna Ratof Clara Dignam Nada Tibbetts Evelyn Maynard J. Coleman Mocas Lois Truax Raymond Pinet Celia Gordon Wanda Goy C. Carlton Coffin Everett Johnson Ronald Short Laura Beaulieu Bronca Kamienecka Lucille A. Gaudette Bessie Slattery Gabrielle Trottier :Robert Evans 1 d Williams Elizab uff U Dena Pana tas Roland Harwo .A Bronislawa Malavie Dorothy Lantzas John Masten Agnes Lee Dorothy Caron Frank Parker Robert Wood Mary Jane Steele Raymond Baron Laure LePage Bertha Hardy Esther Caras Julia Putis Agnes Hovagimian Annis Wilson Ernestine Kulas Lillian Burque Marie Sherlock Joan Hall Harlan Linscott Most Most Done Most Most Most Most IE! CE! IO 1 Cafzli .D afbf I lVz'rmer Runner- Up Popular Girl Popular Boy Most for Nashua High Apt to Succeed Brilliant Ambitious Eloquent Prettiest Girl Handsomest Boy Most Most Bashful Girl Bashful Boy Best Girl Athlete Best Boy Athlete Best Girl Dancer Best Boy Dancer Noisiest Laziest Class Class Class Cut-Up Gossip Blufier Best Dressed Girl Best Dressed Boy Class ' Class Class Man Hater Woman Hater Wit Lorraine Sherman Frank Richardson Beatrice Fraser Natalie Gidge Natalie Gidge Beatrice Fraser Robert O'Clair Doris Keene Frank Richardson Erna Bauer Stanley Jureka Ethel Watkins Louis Daukas Lucille Britton Bernard Pastor John Navickas Jones and Johnson Mary Viens James Shortell Elizabeth Carlson Robert Krym Jeannette Doucet Stanley Jureka Carlton Coffin Clara Dignam John Navickas Carlton Coffin Carlton CofHn Jeannette Doucet Natalie Gidge Stanley Bolster Lois Truax Richard King Jeannette Doucet Warren Virchow Mary Markewich Andrew Palanski Rita Pombrio " Herbert Miller Barbara Montgomery Homer McMurray Elizabeth Cheshire John Navickas Annabelle Spence Robert Evans Anita Hurst John Molloy Robert O'Clair 75, Class Actor Robert O'Clair Stanley Bolster l 'ik Class Actress Mary Baublis Gabrielle Trottier 'XNgatest Robert Evans Claire Shea Best-Natured Elizabeth Smith Esther Caras Mostiutirmeiied .f,.n-sw--'ilhqjg-Iruax Chris Rellas Class Sophisticate Elizabet Carlson Lois Truax Class Sheik Rob Vans Robert Krym Class Clinging Vine Viens Lois Truax Class Grind laire Shea Jeannette Doucet Class Book Worm Robert O'Clair Jeannette Doucet Class Politici Robert O'Clair Creighton Mulvanity .- c ass of '39 may be duly proud of their choice of their laziest mem- bers. Both the winner and the runner-up have "lazied" their way right out of the senior class! EUGENE ACKLEY "GENE" "A quiet person when not otherwise." At first "Gene" gave us the impression of being quiet. but after we had been with him a while we learned dif- ferently. "Gene" was always bright and cheerful. We shall always remember him as a great fellow. Football II: Interclass Wrestling III: Interclass Soft Ball III: Football IV. MARTHA ADAMS "MAR'I'Y" "Friendship above all ties does bind the heart. And faith in friendship is the noblest part." "Marty" was a very cheerful girl. She had pretty curly hair that was the envy of her many friends. She was a member of the Home Economics Club III and IV: Athletic Association I, II. III: Glee Club I. II. III. VICTOR AKSTEN "VIC" "Silence is wisdom and gets a man friends." "Vic" was a quiet fellow when he was in school. but those who come from Hudson say he can be very noisy and a lot of fun. Football IV: Chemistry Club III: Art Club IV. GENEVIEVE ALEXOPOULOS "GEN" "Some folks we like because we do, Just kind ri' like 'em through and throuqhf' "Gen" could never be described as a talkative person: nevertheless. those who knew her well knew that she could be loads of fun! Home Economics: Basketball III. RITA ANCTIL "RITZIE" "Happy as the dag is long." "RitZie" was one of the happiest girls of our class. No matter what happened she could always find some- thing to be gay about. Her constant smile and pleasant manner kept everyone else jolly. Home Economics Club I. II, III, IV. 'Si' FREDERICK ANDREWS "ANDY" "Mu serious moments are few." "Andy" is the boy who could always be heard on his way to classroom by the noise of his shoes. He had one of those broad contagious smiles. and a very pleasing personality, with never an unlgnd word for anyone. His neat appearance added mucli fo his popularity. RUTH ANNIS "fl search for true friend must needs end here." Iior a friend who could be depended on at any time one might well turn to Ruth. She was always ready to go out of her way to help others. and her company was much appreciated. Upper Quarter: Art Club II, III. IV. PAUI. APOSTOLICA K U 1 "l-ARKY" T' M "Good at a light, but better at a game." Paul was one of our school athletes. Though his interests could hardly be called intellectual. we hear that he's a very demon on the playing field. Baseball III, IV: Basketball III. IV: Coach of Inter- class Basketball Champions IV: Volley Ball. l.II.l,IAN MABEL BALCOM "Lil" "lf at lirxl you don't succeed, try. tru again." "l.il" commuled from South Merrimack throughout her high school career. but was always on hand. rain or shine. She tackled hard assignments in a plucky spirit. too. Her persistence. in fact, was her outstanding char- acteristic. PETER BANASKEVICH 'APETEH "He is wise who talks but little." ' We shall always remember the many times that "Pete" saved the class by giving the correct answer. He had a pleasing smile. and was well liked. In class he was very quiet, but he could talk when called upon. AGNES BANKOWSKI "At1q1'e" "A L'l7Cll'lT7I'l?tl smile. u welcome glad, Jus! part of the nice way she had." "Aggie" was always friendly toward everyone, and was a good sport, Interclass Basketball Champions' Team IV: Volleyball Team IV: Athletic Association IV. VERONICA BARBARA BARANOWSKI "TOPSY" "Shes no! a flower, not u pearl, But lust a wonderful, all around qirlf' "Topsy" is known by all her classmates for her pleas- ant disposition and interest in literature. We often wondered how she could write such long notes in her first period study! Dramatics Club III, IV: Glee Club II, III, IV: Li- brary Club IV: Press Club IV: Usher at Senior Play. RAYMOND BARON 4'RAY" "In sport and friendship u thorouqhbredf' "Ray" was one of our favorite persons. Although he was allergic to redheads, he found time to study. and participate in athletics. Football Il, III, IV: Interclass Basketball III. IV: Softball III: Baseball IV: Hockey IVQ Upper Quarter, Tusitala Paragrapher, I.UClI.l.E BARRETTE "BARRY" "A loving hear! is the beginning of all knowledqef' Versatile in school, and versatile in games, "Barry" was a good sport in both. She knew how to accept victory, and how to take defeat. DONALD BARRON "DOC" "Slow bu! sure," "Doc" was the slow and easy going type. in spite of his red hair. He never seemed lazy, but never seemed to work too hard. either. Football II: Stage Committee, Senior Play IV. 1 A-. .uswgq MARY E. BAUBLIS "BOBBY" "She has fun, wil. and fire." Unexcelled comedienne of our senior play. Mary could be as poised on the stage as off. She will always be re- membered for her excellent performance in Stage Door. Glee Club I, II, III. IV: Dramatics I. II: Student Leader III: All-State Song Festival III: Senior Play IV: A. A. I. II. III, IV: Freshman Dance Committee I. ERNA BAUER "Were silence qolden. she'd be a millionaire." Although she was a retiring sort of person, and never took a very large part in school activities. we shall al- ways remember Erna as a dear friend. Student Leader IV: Athletic Association. LILLIAN BAXTER "BOOTS" "Her voice was ever soft. Gentle. and lowf-an excellent thina in woman." "Boots" was a quiet and sedate young woman. She was silent when she had to be, and spoke only when the proper time came. .-' if Art Club I, II, III. , ALFRED BEAUDRY HAL.. "Sober, 'but not serious, Quiet, but not ti1'fe7."'i'f -M it v rv A L Als one great interest was the track teainz d he was distinctly an asset to it. I-Ie rarely had muchm but was "right there" when it came to discussing track. Lots of luck. All Cross Country III, IV: Track IV. GABRIELLE BEAULIEU "GABY" "She talks little and listens much." "Gaby" was a quiet, studious girl. She always did well in her lessons, but otherwise very little was heard from her. Dramatics Club II, III. IV: French Club IV: Library Club IV. LAURA A. BEAULIEU A'I.AURIE" 'AA face with qlaclness ouerspread. Soft smiles bu human kindness bred." "Laurie" may have been silent. but she was a great deal of fun in her quiet way. She had a smile and a twinkle in her eye that attracted attention. Dramatics Club IV: Upper Quarter. TILRILSA l5El.IVIlAU "TERRY" "ln quietness and eonHt1'em'e shall be your strength." "Terry" radiated the joy of living to all around her. Although she spoke little, her smile made you feel that you knew her and could trust her. JULIA BILLOWSKI "JULIE" A'The part was aptly fitted und naturally performed." This may truthfully be said concerning "Julie's" por- trayal of the wistful Kay Hamilton in Stage Door. She brought a tear or two to the eye. and received a mighty hand from her audience. Glue Club I: Basketball III: Volleyball III: Senior Play. NORMA BENJAMIN "BINNIIi" "Play up and plaq the qamef' "Binnie" was an athlete: a true player, who played all games fairly. including that of life. Basketball IV: Softball IV: Volleyball IV: Rifle IV: Drill Team IV: Chemistry Club III: Home Economics Club Ill: A. A. III, IV. GIIORGIS BENSON "BUCK" "An alfable and COllI'lL'Ol1S lIt'f7llt'l'l7tll7.H Although "Buck" was a quiet boy. he was very easy to talk to and was liked by all who knew him. History Club IV. ELIZABETH ANN BERGERON "BETTY" "A happy life consists in tranquillity of mind." To all who know her. "Betty" is tops. She is quiet but a good sport when there is fun to be had, Speaking of sports, she loves them. Captain of Volleyball Team III: Basketball Team IV: Student l,eader: Member A. A: Volleyball IV: Home Economics Club I, II. III. IV. l'l.ORl2'I"l'li A. BERNIER HBERNIEH "Actions speak louder than words," "Bernie" was rather .1 quiet girl, but she possessed school spirit and found a place in many activities. Athletic Association I, II, III. IV: Dramatics Club lll. IV: Chorus II. III. IV: All State Chorus III. IV: Basketball III: Volleyball III: Library Club IV: Usher at Senior Play IV: Ticket Committee for A. A. Show IV: Tennis Club IV: Home Economics Club II, III, IV. HELEN BERNIKOWICZ HBERNIEH "Not so st-riotts. Not so uau. Bu! tt rare qood qtrlf' Helen was another of the many quiet girls found in our class, Athletic Association I. II: Home Economics Club I, III, IV. MIIIARD BERRY "JUNIOR" "Good-natttre is slronaer than loniuhawhsf' "Junior" had a big following and won for himself a host of friends, He was happy-go-lucky, always good- natured whenever and wherever you saw him. Chorus I: Tennis Club III: Athletic Association I. II. ANITA BIBEAU "TONIE" "A tftziet girl was she. and u good friend to all." "Tonic" was pleasant and friendly. Perhaps she was quiet, but she had a wide circle of friends. Glee Club I: Home Economics II. III. IV: Dramatics Club III. IV: A, A. III, IV. J GERTRUDE MAY BILLS "GERT" "Il is the tranquil people who czecompfish mvslf' "Cert" made and kept her friends easily. She was a hard working student and always ready with a helping hand. Home Economics Club IV: Cutdosr Club IV: Upper Quarter. DONALD BIRCI-IALL "DON" "lV1'th uolletfs of eternal bubble." "Don" had in his possession a laugh that could be heard for a great distance. I-Ie was willing by nature. and always ready to help. I-Ie was well liked by all his friends. . Interclass Volleyball III. ANDREA BLAKE uANNn UA daughter of the qods, Diuinelq tall, and most diuinelu fair." "Ann" was a cheerful and good-natured person. She was also a willing and dependable worker. Her lovely blonde hair and queenly stature were envied by many of us. Volleyball III: French Club III. IV: Costume Com- mittee for Senior Play IV: Tatller II, III. IV: Upper Quarter. BEVERLY BLAKE HBEV.. "Hz1u'son's help to humcznittfs humor." "Bev" always had a jolly smile. and couldn't seem to stop laughing. She was well liked and took part in many school activities. Chorus I, II. III: Art Club II, III. IV: Basketball III: Volleyball III. IV: All-State Chorus III: Tumbling Team III. PAUL Home -B f HPAULIE' " "Silence is more eloquent than words." "Paulie" was silent in class. but quite the contrary out- side. He was popular with his classmates and consid- ered a good friend. I-Ie also .participated in his share of activities. Interclass Basketball III. IV: Volleyball III, IV: Rifle Club III: Athletic Association I. II. III. IV. WliSl.I2Y HOLES "Silence is aoltlenf' Wesley was of the quiet type. but not too serious. He said little but worked hard in all he did. Outdoor Club: Upper Quarter. S'I'ANI.IiY BOLSTER 'ASTANH "Whatever is popular deserves attention." 'iSt.in" was indeed one of our popular boys. and one who took a great interest in school affairs. He not only ranked very high in his studies. but proved his fine dra- matic ability in numerous performances. Senior Play IV: French Club III. IV: Dramatics Club II, III, IV: Tattler Reporter II. School Notes Editor IV: Tusilala Paragrapher IV: Band I. II, III. IV: Lunch Counter IV: Host Committee State Drama Day III: Athletic Association I. III: "The Trystine Place" IV: Press Club IV: Chorus I. II: "Crossing Bridges" IV: Upper Quarter. ROLAND BONENIIANT "ROI," "Far muq we seurclz before we find A heart so mania and so hind." I-lis quietness showed that he was thoughtful: his last- ing friendships showed he was sincere. ALBERT BONNETTE i I'A1-B1e" gf? "Heller be small and shine, Than be tall and cas! a shadow." "Albie" was the type of boy who inconspicuously did his work day by day. and did it well. He was always ready to help in anything. when asked. He made many friends who will never forget him. Wrestling III: Rifle Club III. EDWARD I5ONNE'I"I'E "EDDIE" "He attains whatever he pursues- flmbzlion knows no limit." "Eddie" is another loyal, efficient chap whom we shall never forget. He always found time to study as well as time for numberless school activities. He deserved his high esteem among us. Tennis Club II, III: Rifle Club III: Press Club IV: Managing Editor of Tattler IV: Tusilala Paragrapher: Upper Quarter. JAMES BOOTH "POPEYE" "Hell be a success in his art- He lakes it so I0 heart." "Popeye" was very well known for his cartoons all over the blackboards, and we know they'll be sadly missed. Although he was shy at times. he was always ready to cooperate when a good time was planned. lln- stead of asking for his autograph. friends, ask him for a cartoon: it takes him only a second? Interclass Basketball III: Outdoor Club IV: Senior Play IVg Interclass Volleyball III1 Library Club IV. NORMAN BORGHI A'TulI, dark, and handsome." Norman was always wellfdressed. Although he was not a ladies' man, it is to be said that many a girls head was turned as he went by. He was not very active in after-school activities but made his presence felt in school. He had a very engaging twinkle in his eye. THERESA BOURGAULT "TERRY" A'She is gentle. quiet and sedate, And us u pal-Hrs! rule." "Terry" was a slender. attractive brunette. Her friendly smile and personality won her many friends, Did you know that '4Terry" made most of her wardrobe? And a neat little wardrobe it is, "Terry." A. A. I, II. III, IV. EUNICE BOUTILIER "A brow Mau-blossom and a cheek of apple blossom." Eunice was another of the girls from South Merrimack who was unable to participate in school activities because of living at such a distance. She was, nevertheless, a loyal and charming member of the Class of '39, D DOROTHY ELLEN BREWER MDOT" "All the pleasure that I find Is to mtlrntain a quiet mind." "Dot" was a quiet girl. but she had a host of friends. and all who knew her were fond of her. A. A.: Tattler Reporter Il. I.UCIl.I.E BRITTON "JIMMIE" "She dances like a merry sprite.. And lills lhe audience with delight." "Jimmie" loves to dance. and she certainly does so to perfection. Athletic Association II. III. IV: Tultler Reporter IV: Volleyball III. IV: Basketball III. IV: Upper Quarter. JOYCE BROOKS UBROOKSIEN "Keep your thoughts to yourself. Le! your mien he free and open." We shall remember Joyce as the slender girl who was such a generous and loyal friend. Home Economics Club I. II. III. IV: Chorus I. IV: A. A. I. HARRIET BROWN HBROWNIEH "Blythe hlythe. and merry was she." "Brownie" was a girl of many abilities. A beaming smile was her perennial possession. Home Economics Club III. IV: History Club IV. I,OIS IEVELYN BROWN "EVIE" "Refinement und serenity shone in her qlancef' "Evie" was always full of pep. This and her win- ning personality made her very popular. especially with the opposite sex. Dramatics Club II: Tusttulu Paragrapher: Prompter for Senior Play: Athletic Association: Upper Quarfer, DONALD BURLEIGH "BURT" "Men of few words are the hes! men." Although "Burt" was quiet. this quality did not dc- tract from his popularity. I-Ie was well-liked and well- respectecl by his classmates. Upper Quarter. CORNELIA BURNHAM "CARROTS" "Though she was small, One saw her through all." "Carrots" was well-named, for her red hair was the envy of all her friends. She had a pleasing personality and a smile for everyone. And did you ever notice her shoes? She was always the first one to wear some new style. Art Club II, III, IV: Gym III: Athletic Association II. III, IV. BERNICE BURNIKA "BUNNY" "Was wont to be still as 11 mouse." "Bunny" was quiet, and a very reliable student during her four years of high school. RITA BURNS "BURNSY" "Whose voice spoke honest friendship." Rita was a hearty girl with a friendly disposition. She was a true friend and well-liked by those that knew her. Art Club IV: Rifle Club IV. LILLIAN AGNES BURQUE "1 were but little happy if 1 could say how much." Lillian is one of those people who always go around with a happy face and a pleasant word for everyone. Always willing to do a favor, she has a great many friends. She led her senior home room to a winning total on Stage Door ticket sales. Ticket Committee for Senior Play: Home Economics Club I, II. III. IV: Upper Quarter. ESTHER CARAS "ESS" . "Her friends they are manL1-- Her foes-fare there any?" Good-natured "Ess" was one of the most energetic girls of this class, as is shown by her many activities. Basketball III, IV: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III, IV: Student Leader III, IV: Tumbling III. IV: Drill IV: Dramatics Club III, IV: French Club III: Library Club IV: A. A. I, II. III. IV: Senior Play: All-State Chorus III: Glee Club I, II, III, IV: Freshman Dance Committee I: Christmas Assembly II, III, IV: Upper Quarter. 0 LAURA CARDIN "She qocs her pleasant wau With nolhinq much lo say." Laura was a girl who talked little but accomplished much-especially in typing. If you ever need an effi- cient. speedy typist. Laura is the girl for you. VIRGINIA CARDIN 55 "J1NNv" "A charming smile, q welcome glad, Jus! part ol' the charming Luau she had." "Jinny" was one of the most active members of our class. She seemed to take part in just about everything. She was well liked by all of her friends. and especially those of the opposite sex. Chorus I, Il, III, IV: French Club III. IV: Dramatics Club III. IV: All-State Chorus III. IV: Tusitala Para- grapher IV: Ticket Committee Art Club Dance IV: Ten- nis Club III: Ticket Committee A. A. Vaudeville IV: Library Club IV: Outdoor Club IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Decoration Committee Junior and Senior Prom III. IV. ELIZABETH JANE CARLSON "BETTY" "Slule is the dress of thoughts." "Betty" was usually seen in the vicinity of the art de- partment. She often assisted at Miss Walstrom's style lectures. I-Iere's success in the designing world, "Betty"l Art Club II. Ill. IV: Senior Play IV: Fashion Editor Tuttler IV. DOROTHY CARON "DOT" "Silence ls golden." Dorothy was always quiet and kept more or less to herself. In spite of this there was another side to her character. It was this least-known side which a chosen few were allowed to see and cherish. A. A.: Chorus I. II: Upper Quarter. l.UCIl.l.E CARON ULU.. "There is such happiness in her ht-url." A cheerful. happy girl is Lucille. She almost always seems to have a smile on her face and a group of her friends about her. talking a mile a minute. Dramatics Club. ELEANOR CASVVELL ..EL,. "Her lessons she learned with zest." Eleanor was always worrying about her lessons, for she had to have them just so. No doubt that care and industry account for her high marks and her efliciency on committees. Co-chairman Props. Committee Senior Play: Props. Committee Drama Day III: Student Leader III: French Club III: A. A. III, IV: Upper Quarter. MERTON CASWEI.L "CAZZY" "For he's a iollq good fellow." "CazZy" was a boy who was always ready and willing for a good time. He didn't participate much in school activities, but we know that he's greatly interested in aeronautical engineering. Lunch Counter: Chorus II, III. LUCILLE CHAGNON "Hers is a smile to brighten and day." A rare day it was when Lucille wasn't smiling. Her philosophy was that a smile is the best weapon to drive troubles away. Art Club II, III, IV. RAYMOND CHANTAL f "SI-IAN'I'Y" " "Size is no hindrance to the courageous." "Shanty" was rather a quiet boy. but he was always with a crowd. I-Ie was quite a basketball player, in spite of being small. Basketball III, IV: Softball III. IV: Volleyball III. IV ' ' ' IRENE C. CHARPENTIER "BOOTS" "Personality is a great charm." "Boots" was a practical girl. her thoughts and words well-chosen, and her smile well-timed. She sang in the Chorus. ELIZABETH CHESHIRE "BETTY" "A Iuuqhinq fure. fresh hued and fair." "Betty" was always the life of the party and full of pep. She invariably had a joke on the tip of her tongue. and a smile on her face. Although she did not enter many class activities, she was very popular. DORIS lSABEI.I.E CI.ARRY HSNOOKSH "No gems, no qold she needs to wear She shines 1'ntr1'nsrt'uIIu fair." Doris was one of the shining lights among the school's fairer sex during her three years with us. Her presence no doubt renewed the hopes of many a disillusioned young man. In her freshman year at Melrose High School. Doris participated in athletics and music. Student I.eader III: A. A. II. III. C. AUSTIN CLEIVIENT "CI.EIVI" "Thr world knows little of its qreutest men," Most of us didn't really get to know "Clem" until our Senior year, when we found him to possess humor and to be not so quiet and reserved as formerly. He was a student in the true sense of the word. We're expecting big things from you when you get through M. I. T.. "Clem"! Property Committee for Senior Play: Rifle Club IV: Athletic Association I, II. III. IV: Cast of "Crossing Bridges" IV: Upper Quarter. GERALD CI.II7I7ORD "JERRY" "Thou art u fellow of a good respect." All those who know "Jerry" have a very high re- gard for him. Although he did not engage in a great many extra-curricular activities. he did much to make school more pleasant by his cheerful presence. Golf Team II, III. IV. HOWARD CLIFFORD "BIEF" "Otani-puh.' Oom-pah."' A familiar sight was "Biff" carrying around a tuba. He'certainIy could blow a loud blast on it. too, Among other big things he enjoyed was a bass hddle, Band I. II, III. IV: Orchestra I, II. III. IV: Athletic Association Show I, IV: Class Paragrapher. C. CARLTON COFFIN, JR. "KELLY" "Men are of Iwo kinds, und he ls of the kind l'il like to be." "Kelly" never seemed worried, no matter how much the ozcasion might have called for it. His unusual, personal style of writing made entertaining reading. Band I. II. III: Ciolf II, III, IV, Captain IV: Taltler Assistant Business Manager II. Sports Editor III, IV: Tusilizfa, Editor-in-Chief IV: Press Club IV: Cheer Lead- er Ill: Head Cheer Leader IV: Orchestra I, Il: Dramatics II: Upper Quarter. ROBERT CONNOR "BOB" "A modest athlete he." "Bob" was rather quiet at tirst, but when he got started he surely could be lively. He was popular and his scholastic standing was high. "Bob" was one of '39's athletes, particularly interested in baseball. Baseball II, III. IV: Football IV: Volleyball III: Rifle Club IV: French Club III. IV: Tattler Reporter I. IV: Tusitafu Paragrapher: N. H. Drama Day Committee III: Athletic Association II, III: Upper Quarter. DORIS CONSIGNY "Happy am 1, from care I um free. Why aren't their all contented like me?" Doris was one of the carefree girls of our class. She never let anything bother her. She was a member of the Outdoor Club III, IV: Home Economics Club I. II. III, IV: Lunch Counter III, IV. PAUL CORIVIIER "PAULY" "Size is a matter of opinion." In regard to class discussion. we could always count on "Pauly" to detect a hidden point on which to argue at great length. Paul anticipates a career as a lawyer. He certainly ought to have the proper qualifications. VITIE PETER COROSA "KID JOE" "IfVho mix'd reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth." Vitie was not only a good student, as his position on the Upper Quarter attests, but also active in sports and other extra-curricular activities. Cross Country III: Football IV: Interclass Basketball III, IV: Volleyball III. IV: Art Club: Outdoor Club: "Turtle Dove" III. CHRISTOS COSTARAS "C J " "And this he bore without abgise- The grand old name of LIUf7lIt'l7'2LlI7.l' "C. J." was a gentleman if there ever was one, He treated everyone alike and was liked by all. He will be remembered as one of our nearest and most polite boys, something that augurs for future success. Art Club I. II. XANTHY COUTSONIKA "SAN'I'Y" "Proper words. proper deeds, In proper places." "Santy" certainly was studious. It wasn't very often that you saw her without an armful of books. She was also quite an all-round girl in gym activities. Basketball III. IV: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III. IV: Tumbling Team III, IV: A. A. I. II, III. IV: Drill Team IV: Home Economics Club II, III: Rifle Club IV, ROMEO EDWARD COUTURE "ROMY" "The music in my heart I bore Long alter it was heard no more." "Romy." who was 'iPop" Wilson's right hand man. was often seen leading the orchestra in assembly. Orchestra Committee Drama Day III: Orchestra Com- mittee All-State Orchestra III: Band I. II, III. IV: Or- chestra I. II. III, IV: A. A.Sbow I, II. III, IV: Chorus I, II, III: Orchestra Conductor I, II, III, IV. ROBERT COY "GRETCH" . "Though he had a lot of wil. He was shi! ul using it," "Ciretcb" was the kind that always had you laughing at one of his many jokes. His school activities were few. because he was always busy with work for the Hi-Y Club of which be was president. HARRY CROSS HDIZZIEH "Swift limhed he moved with even pure." I.et it be said of Harry that be knew when to play and when to work. and that be did both well. A. A. I. II. Ill. IV: Properties Committee. Senior Play IV: 'I'rack IV. n 'yu 2' CARI. CUDHEA "Nothing is more valuable to a man than rourtesuf' Carl is rather quiet, not particularly talkative. But when he has something to say it is usually worth listen- ing to. He has a quiet, kindly sort of humor, and is always pleasant and courteous. One of our schools ac' Lori, he was also interested in athletics, particularly base- a . Tennis III. IV: Tennis Club: Senior Play: Original Play IV: Tattler Reporter III: Band I, II, III, IV: His- tory Dance Committee: Interclass Basketball tall starl: Baseball IV. ALEXANDRIA CURTIS "CHAPPIE" "Merry meet-merrq part." "Chappie" is a very mischievous person-she can al- ways fmd something to do that will amuse us. All in all, she made a Wonderful friend. Home Economics Club IV: Basketball III: Tumbling Team III. KATHERINE DALABERAS "KITTY" "Sometimes quiet is an unquiet thing." Katherine was unassuming and took what came her way. She was always fortunate in finding work in a candy store, We hope some day to see a "Kitty's Candy Shoppe" come into existence. EARL DAMON '4OIL" "A merry heart goes all the day." Earl seems to be always going somewhere. This is probably the result of his many and varied activities: it appears that he is interested in both music and sports- nor a very common combination. Orchestra II. III, IV: All-State Orchestra II, III. IV: Band I. II. III, IV: Tennis II. IV: Track III, IV: Art Club IV: Interclass Basketball IV: Interclass Football IV: Tennis Club III. IV: Glee Club I, II. LOUIS DAUKAS "DOC" "His all into the aame he threw." "Doc" was one of our outstanding athletes. having excelled in baseball. football, and basketball. We believe his favorite of the three is baseball, which he takes very seriously, And is he proud of his letters-yes letters, not only one but eight of them-and who wouldn't be? You deserve every one of them, "Doc"! Baseball I. II, III, IV: Football II. III, Captain IV: Basketball III. IV: Usher at Graduation 1938: Coach of Interclass Basketball Team III, IV. BARBARA DAVIS "BARB" "AlLL'tlUS full of fun uml pep. Jus! u pal uou t'an'I forqetf' lt seemed as tliough we never saw "Barb" when she wasn't laughing. 'ABarb" hopes to be a nurse: were certain that she will be a very cheerful one. 'I'icket Committee. Senior Play IV: Athletic Associa- tion. .IOHN DEBELIS HCINIYULI um comytter who believe they fun." He was a lad reserved and full of understanding. I-Ie knew the value of learning and the worth of friends. .lAlVIIiS WIIIIAIVI DEGNAN "JIM" "Managing Jim" During his senior year "Jim" helped manage and pro- mote almost all of our Gym activities, Some of them were Interclass Basketball, Baseball. Volleyball, Football, and the Tumbling Team. Stage Committees. Senior Play. A. A. Show IV: Ath- letic Association II, III, IV. RIIA DOROTHY DIQIVIERS "PENNY" Millie miltlesl 1mu7r7e1'.s um! the uentlesl heart." "Penny" was a girl upon whom you could depend. She was well worth knowing and having as a friend. She played an active part in scholastic activities. Dramatics Club Il. III. IV: French Club IV: Library Club IV: Outdoor Club IV: Senior Play: Upper Quar- ter. ELIJHEGE DIZSCLOS "And lhen he laughed again." His contagious smile and giggle brightened many a rather dull period, What he lacked in stature was made up by a wide grin, GLORIA DESMARAIS "GLORY" i'She is quletishe is shy Bu! when you know herf Oh n7tfV' In class, one thought 'iGlory" to be a "home-girl." but did you ever see a football game or dance without "Glory" to help in its success? You did not. and we hope you'll keep it up, "Glory," cooperating in every- thing. we mean. Home Economics Club I, III: Dramatics II, III, IV: Student Leader IV: A. A. I, II, III. IV: Interclass Bas- ketball III: Upper Quarter. SYLVIA ESTHER DICKSTEIN "ESSIE" "Thou hast wit ul will." Quiet. unassuming "Essie" was everybody's friend. Her' pleasant manner and quick wit made it easy for boys to keep up conversations with her. Dramatics II, III: Art III, IV: Senior Play Usher IV: A. A. Advertising IV: Student Leader: Press Club: Prom Decorating Committee: Upper Quarter. CLARA DIGNAIVI "DIGGY" "Cheerful company shortens the miles." Clara is a very versatile person and an all-around "good sport." She is popular with both boys and girls-you have to be popular to be elected by your class to repre- sent N. H. S. in the D. A. R. Citizenship Contest. Dramatics II. III: French Club III, IV: Debating Club III: Usher A. A. Show III. IV: Prompter Senior Play: Student Leader III: Drama Day Housing Committee III: A. A. I. II, III, IV: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter: Prophetess. ALFRED DOUCET UFREDDYH "Stout heart and steadu mind." When one saw a Nashua High Honor Roll list "Fred- dy's" name was always there. Steadiness was his out- standing characteristic. His good marks are the Well- earned fruits of his honest efforts. Art Club II, III: Tennis Club III. IV: Upper Quarter. .IEANNE'I"l'E DOUCIST "Let knowledge qrow from more to more." Jeannette isn't what one might term garrulous. but it is truly amazing how much she knows. This is shown by her high rank on the Upper Quarter, for she was the second highest on the list. She is one of our most bril- liant students and an avid bookworm. Dramatics III. IV: Press Club IV: Library Club IV: Outdoor Club IV: Home Economics Club II: A. A. I: Upper Quarter. - DONALD DOUGHTY "HANK" "l"or hes u iollu qood fellow." "Hank" was one of our good-natured and well-liked students. He always greeted you with a smile and a "Hi." He was also well-known in the field of spotts, as his record shows. Baseball Il. III, IV: Football ll. III, IV: Tennis Club II, III: Tennis Team IV: Interclass Basketball, Volley- ball and Wrestling III. IV: Chairman of Gym Game Committee IV. HELEN DRABINOWITZ "You luuqh. und Lfou are quite right." Helen always seemed to have some joke to share with her palsy she was even willing to wait when they had to stay at 2:30-but then, they did the same thing for her. She seemed to have more interests out of school than in. LAWRENCE DRAPIZR "LARRY" "Fur mary we seureb before we find A heurl so mcmlq and so kind." Our high school plays would not have been the same without "Larry" to act the fathers part. His ability in dramatics was paralleled by his ability in the ways of life. Dramatics Club III. IV: Senior Play: "Crossing Bridges" IV. MlNNlli ROSE DRASKAWICH "MIN" Ubiht' m-Um' troubles trouble. and trouble never troubles her." "Min" was not very much interested in school activi- ties. but she was a grand person to be acquainted with. Those of us who knew her will always remember her as .1 dear friend. l.AMBliR'l' DUBE NMR." "Thought is often bolder than speech." Silence and modesty were "IVIr.'s" two, outstanding points. Quiet as he was. he never lacked friends. Outdoor Club: assembly Play III: Athletic Associa- tion I. II, Ill. IV: pper Quarter. ANTHONY ROBERT DUBLOW, JR. "TINY" "What an advantage it is to he tall."' "Tiny" was one of the giants of our class. I-Ie was made for sports, and was a familiar figure at all athletic functions. Football II, III, IV: Basketball III: Volleyball III: Tattler Reporter I. II: Properties Committee Staae Door IV: Dramatics Club II. RUTH DUGAN 'Sweets to the sweet: farewell." We could always depend on "Ruthie" to do the right thing gracefully. She is respected for her good characf ter. good-nature, and sunniness. Senior Play: Dramatics Club II. IV: A. A. Show III, IV: Cvlee Club I. III: "The Trysting Place" IV. ADRIENNE DUMAINE MADE" 'But still her lonque ran on." "Aden was a great friend to everyone. and especially well known for her witty remarks. We shall long re- member her as Madeleine Vauclain in Stage Door and as Mrs. Ethel Shaw in "Crossing Bridges." Tennis Club II. III: Dramatics Club I. II, III, IV: French Club III, IV: Chorus I, II: Property Committee Drama Day III: Assistant Personals Editor. Tattler II. III: Personals Editor Tuttler IV: Upper Quarter. ROGER DUMAINE "Better late than never." Roger came late from Berlin and so was with us only one year. I-Ie made numerous friends, however, and showed us that. had he been with us four years. he would have made a lasting mark in our class records. LUCILLE DURST "LOU" "A maiden never bold." "I.ou's" manner, always cheerful and serene, was a pleasure to all who knew her. She cast a pleasant air wherever she went. Art Club I, II, III: Home Economics Club III. IV. EDNA ELWELL "EDDIE" "Ever ready with a smile." "Eddie" was rather quiet in school. but full of fun outside. We predict that she will be successful in her ambition to become a private secretary. Basketball III, IV: Volleyball III, IV: Softball III: Member of A. A, l, II, IVQ Upper Quarter. LEONA ERMALA "LEE" "With hair so soft and golden." One of Leona's many assets is her beautiful hair-no wonder she has so many admirers. Basketball III, IV: Captain Volleyball III, IV: Soft- ball III. IV: Tumbling Team III, IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Drill Team IV. ROBERT EVANS "BOB" "Peck's bad boy." "Bob" took great delight in coming to class late, and in talking after the last bell had rung. However, we must give you credit, A'Bob," for you usually got away with it. We'll remember him by his red hair, his neat- ness, and his snappy clothes. Band I, II. III: Tattler Reporter I, Exchange Editor IV: Upper Quarter. BESSIE FANOS UB.. "Conscience emphasizes the word ought." Bessie is a girl who is friendly with everyone she comes in contact with. She is very conscientious about her school work and is very quiet during class, but after class she makes up for it. Don't we all? Library Club IV: Ticket Committee Senior Play. Stage Door. DORIS GEORGE FANOS "DEE" "ln music is all my delight." "Dee" was an active member of our class in spite of her many outside activities which shortened her school day. We feel sure that she will realize her ambition to become a nurse. Best of luck. "Dee"! Chorus II, III, IV: Tattler Reporter I, II. EVA A. FANOS "EVE" "Simplicity in manners has an enchanting effect." Eva's hair is actually beautiful, so very soft and natural- ly curly. Oh, how we envied you? Basketball III, IV: Volleyball III: Softball III: I,i- brary Club IV. HENRY FARLAND HHOMERH A'Silence and modestit are valuable qualities," "Homer" was a bashful fellow who always had his homework done. We don't know what he did in his spare time, but we are sure he spent it industriously. MARJORIE MARY FARWELL t "MARGE" Ml-lere is a girl, a quiet and reserved one, Who likes to read when her worh's all done." "Marge" is quiet when she should be, but can usually talk when the proper time comes. Press Club IV: Dramatics Club IV: Library Club IV: Glee Club I, II, III, IV. YOLANDE FAUCHER "YOLIE" "Her talk was like a stream which runs with rapid change." "Yolie" was a perpetual live wire, energetic and like- able. Her superior ability and diligent study placed her constantly on the honor roll. Dramatics Club II: French III, IV: All-State Chorus III: Glce Club III, IV: A. A. Show III: Christmas As- sembly III, IV: Upper Quarter. , BLANCHE EEDESOVICI-I "BROWNIE" "A little, tinu, prettg, witty, charming, darling she." Although she was small, she always seemed to get the boys' attentiongand no wonder, who wouldn't enjoy looking at "Brownie"? She had the knack of having fun in classes without being caught by her teachers, and proved herself very enjoyable with her classmates. Volleyball IV: Athletic Association I, II, III. THOMAS FITZGERALD "FITZ" "Sports-Sports-Sports These are my chief consorlsf' "Fitz" was another member of the class of '39 whose great interest was in athletics. He gave ample proof of this interest by his participation in sports during his four years of high school. Track I. ll. III, IV: Football II: Basketball II: Cross Country II, III. IV: Debating Club III. LESTER ITLANDERS "He is wise that talks but little." Although quiet almost all of the time. he wasnt idle. Some may call it day dreaming. but don't forget, some of our greatest men were day dreamers. NICHOLAS FLORAS "lVIONK" "An amiable boy, and one of qood abilities." "Monk" was one of our "strong and silent" athletes, who never have much to say but who let their actions in sports speak for them. Basketball IV. ARTHUR FOLEY "ART" "A hind and gentle heart he has." Although he is a serious, quiet type of boy. Arthur is agreeable to everyone he meets. Kind and pleasant, we have never known him to have a grudge against anyone. Rifle and Revolver Club: Ticket Seller for A. A. DOROTHY JANE FORD "DOTTIE" "A good heart is worth all the heads in the world." Dorothy, although she is a very quiet sort of girl, seems to be always very pleasant and even-tempered. She was not very active in extraecurricular affairs, but she has many friends. Girls' Baseball Team III: Chemistry Club III. ALBINA IJORESI UBILNAH "lVe're born to he happy, all of us," Although "Bena" was "little and slim" she was very gay and a friend to everyone who knew her. Dramatics Club IV. IRENE ITORTIER "Always full of fun and pep. Just a qirl uou can'l forget." Irene was always the life of any gathering. Whenever a good time was planned. one always called on Irene. She was outstanding in dramatics. taking part in many plays, and living up to her reputation as one of our best actresses. Stage Door IV: "Trysting Place" IV: Debating Club IV: Dramatics Club II, III, IV: Athletic Association II. III, IV: Basketball III: Volleyball IV: A. A. Vaudeville IV: Student Leader III, IV. NORMAN FORTIER "BUD" "Today, wlzateuer may annoy.. The word for me is Joy. jus! szmple Jouf' "Bud" wasyalways feeling "tops" and all he came in contact with could not help taking the same viewpoint of life when they saw how happy and carefree he was, DONALD FOSS "DADDY" "Music and duncinq fill the hours." "Daddy" was one of our jitterbugs. How he loved to dance! He was seen at all school functions, and he was well-liked by all of his friends. He was also a musi- cian. as shown by his activities. Band I, II, III, IV: Orchestra I, II, III, IV. BEATRICE JANE FRASER "BEA" "A clock serves to point out the hours Ami a woman to make us forget them." "Bea" is well-known for her literary abilities and well- liked for her own self. Hers is a shining personalityl "Beds" ambition 'is to become a- journalist. and she seems to be headed for success. with a Hair for winning writing contests. Vice-President Debating Club IV: Press Club IV: Li- brary Club IV: Tattler Reporter II: Senior Play' IV: Associate Editor of Tusitala: Author of Original Play, "Crossing Bridgesn: A. A. I, IV: Prophetess: Upper Quarter. t MAURICE FRENCH as ' HFRENCHIE' f'The muscles of his hrawnq arms lVere strong as iron bands." "Frenchie" was the "answer to a maidens prayer." His manl 6 ure and jolly smile were familiar to every- Y ll body in school. Art Club I. II, Ill: Rifle Club III, IV. MAZEL FULLER HMAZZIEH "With a mind free from care." "lVIazzie" is the happy-go-lucky type of girl. You could always hear her rooting at the football games. Art Club II: Basketball III: Tumbling Team III: Ath- letic Association I, II, III. IV: Glce Club I, II, III, IV. DOROTHY GAFFNEY "BUNNY " "Good manners and soft words have hrouqht manu a difficult thing Io pass." "Bunny" was a modest and reserved girl whose pleas- ant and gentle ways meant a great deal to her friends. Ifrench Club: Athletic Association: Chorus I, II: Li- brary Club IV. PAUL A. GAGNON "TRUCK" "He stoops to conquer." "Trucks" hobby seemed to be sports of every type. and he was one of the staunch supporters of athletics in our school. His imposing size made one turn to look, especially when he Walked with a certain diminutive lady. Football II, III, IV: Baseball IV: Rifle Club III. VJILFRED HENRY GAGNON A'WII.LY" "Il is harmful to no one to he silent." "Willy" was a silent fellow and entered little into school activities. We heat his time was spent working. Tumbling Team III. , f GERALD GALLANT . ,. "GERRY" "Smile the while." A good fellow to know, i'Gerry" had a face well adapted to a smile and knew how to wear one. Football II, III, IV: Wrestling Team: Advertising. Senior Play IV: A. A.: Rifle Club. PEARL GAMACHE "PEARLIE" "Small of size, But witty and wise." i'Pearlie" certainly enjoyed her high school life, She was one who gladly plugged hard for what she got. Tumbling Team III. IV: Volleyball III: A. A. I, II. III. IV. GEORGE GARDNER "We'ue found George always ready, Square and honest, loyal and steady." George was a hard-working. quiet fellow, always ready to lend a hand. He usually showed us only the serious side of himself, but we are sure he had a good sense of humor hidden away somewhere. He wzs mechan- ically minded. GASTON GAUCHER , sous" I "Where there's fun he's always ih it. Never still for half a minute." We shall always remember "Gus" as a merry person who was never quiet for a minute. His interests all leaned toward music. He was in the Band and Or- chestra I. II, III. IV: Senior Play IV: Tennis Club III: Interclass Basketball III. LUCILLE A. GAUDETTE "LU" U "For a better friend, look no further." She was a friend indeed. gentle and charming. very affectionate, always friendly and loyal. "Lu" was on the basketball and volleyball teams. Upper Quarter. LUCILLE JEAN GAUDETTE ULU., "1'm happiest when I'm talking." "Lu" could always hold conversation whether there was something to talk about or not. She worked well and was equally good at play. Student Leader IV: Basketballg Volleyball: Softball. SYLVIA E. GAUTHIER "MICKI" "She knew how to manage." I "lVlicki" will be remembered as the student who left her books in school on rainy days, but usually managed to get her work done just the same. We know you will succeed in whatever you tackle. so best of luck, "Micki." NATALIE GIDGE "NAT" ' "She desired lo know." Our valedictorian has certainly maintained an enviable position throughout her four years of high school. "Nat" not only attained a remarkable scholastic ranking, but also took part in many school activities. We know that she had a fun-loving disposition as well as a studious side. You've all the qualities to succeed, "Nat"l Tuttler, Reporter I, Sophomore Literary Editor II. School Notes Editor III, Senior Literary Editor IV: Sen- ior Play IV: Dramatics Club Il: French Club III, IV: Valedictorian. DOROTHY GILES "DOT" "One would lhink her shy Until one saw that twinkle in her eye." To those who know her, Dorothy is loads of fun, although she may seem quiet and reserved to others. Chorus: A. A. S. JAMES GOOD, JR. "JIMMIE" "Good nature and good sense are usually companions." Gayety and seriousness were combined in "Jimmie." He seemed to like work and was an honor student. You weren't in his company long before he made you feel it was good to be alive. Tatller Circulation Manager IV: Ticket and Property Committee Senior Play IV: Christmas Assembly IV: Up- pcr Quarter. SAMUEL GOODHUE "SAM" "What a line he had!" "Sam" was one of our politicians. He loved a good argument, and wherever there was a heated discussion you would surely Hnd "Sam" in the midst of it. Chorus I, II, III, IV: Riflery IV. RUTH JEANNETTE GOODWIN HWOOFIEH "All the world's a stage." Ruth's popularity was outstanding. Her ability in dramatics plus her friendly personality won for her many friends in Nashua High School. A. A. I, II, III, IV: Tattler Reporter I, II: "The Turtle Dove" III: Senior Play: Dramatics Club III, President IV: Class Secretary III: Home Economics Club II, Vice President III, IV: Home Economics Council II: Tusitala Paragrapher: "Crossing Bridges" IV: Hiking Club III: Property Committee State Drama Day III: Program Committee A. A. Show IV: Upper Quarter. CELIA GORDON "CECY" "A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market." "Cecy" could tell a story in such a way that you had to laugh. This irresistible charm of hers won our frank admiration. Orchestra I. II, III: Chorus I, II: Property Committee Senior Play IV: Student Leader IV: Dramatics Club IV: Press Club IV: Library Club IV: Upper Quarter. WANDA GOY "Y-ANDERH "Blushing is UIIFIUQIS color." Wanda was always an example of neatness. She in- variably had her homework done, and every paper was a work of art. By the way, Wanda collects miniature dogs as a hobby. Basketball IV: Home Economics Club I, III, IV: A. A, I, II, III, IV: Upper Quarter. LUCILLE GRANDMAISON ULU.. "Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the heart." As one can easily see, Lucille had a linger in almost every pie around school. Popular with everyone who knows her, she has interests many and diversified. Secretary Senior Class IV: Chairman Ushering Com- mittee Senior Play IV: Volleyball Team III: History Club IV: Library Club IV: Tusitala Paragrapher IVQ A. A. I, II, III, IV, Home Economics Club I, III, IV: Baseball Team III: Basketball III. ROY GRANT "PEANUT" 'iHe was there, too." Roy is just a regular fellow. not too noisy and not too quiet. Work outside of school hours kept him from participation in any activities, but we understand he is a devotee of "swing." GEORGE GREENLEAF "SliAWEED" "lWodt'.s!t1 is the color of virtue." Always genial. and always jovial, "Seaweed" was one friend well-worth having. He even managed to smile in the face of his particular bugbear--spelling tests. Never mind. "Seaweed" lots of great men couldnt spell either. lll.lZABli'l'H HAGERTY "I.IZZIE" " 'Tis well to be mt-rru and wise." A gay carefree person whose presence was always feltl Her smile and laughter brightened up the whole class- room. A. A. I, Il. III. IV: Basketball IV: Girls' Drill Team IV: History Club III: Home Economics Club III, IV. JOAN RACHAEL HAI.l. HJUDDH i4ChclFllt'lt'F is a perfeclltf etlttftlletl will." "Judd's" even disposition and 'pleasing personality were reason enough for her many friends. She wants to be a school teacher. With that personality, you ought to make a hit with your pupils, "Judd" Dramatics Club II, III, IV: A. A. I, II, III. IV: I-i- brary Club IV: A. A. Vaudeville III: Stage Door IV: Associate Editor Tusitalu: Glee Club I, II, III, IV: All- State Chorus lll: Christmas Assembly II, III, IV: Up- per Quarter. MABEL HAMILTON "HAMMY" "ll was her rzlorq and merit to write well." We have often wondered how the editor of our Talller found enough time to accomplish all that she did during her four years, and yet be an honor student. "Hammy" really did have outstanding talent in writing. both poetry and prose, and We wish her much success. Orchestra I. II: Chorus I, IIa Dramatics Club II: Tuttler Reporter I. II. Junior Literary Editor III, Editor- in-chief IV: Ifrench Club III, IV: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter. LOUISE HAMMOND "LOUISA" "She speaheth not. and get there lies A conversation in her ewes." When "Louisa" speaks she has a soft voice very pleas- ing to hear. Anything that she is asked to do is al- ways done willingly and thoroughly. A. A. I: Tattler Reporter II: Junior Prom Decorating Committee III: Secretary of Art Club III, Art Club IV: Softball Team III: Volleyball Team III, IV: Basketball IV: Student Leader IV: Publicity Committee for Stage Door IV: Upper Quarter. GERALDINE HANSON "JERRY" "Her ways are ways of quietness." "Jerry" was silent when she should be, yet could talk when the proper time came. One would have to go a long way to find a friend as true, Glee Club II. III, IV: Home Economics Club II. III, IV: Basketball III: A. A. I, II. III, IV: All-State Chorus III: Christmas Assembly II, III. IV: Rifle Club III. BERTHA HARDY "She doeth little kindnesses Which most leave undone, or despise." Bertha was very quiet in the classroom but she was always willing to join in the fun outside of school. She was an active member of the Outdoor Club. and was liked by all who knew her. Lunch Counter IV: Upper Quarter. KATHERINE MAE HARWOOD "KITTY" "A friend once, a friend always." "Kitty's" friendship is one that will last through thick and thin: she will be a friend for keeps. "Kitty" worked on the lunch counter her senior year. ROLAND HARWOOD "PETE" "Let thy words be few." Although Roland believed in being quiet. his smile showed us that he was alert at all times. Even though "Pete" was not a lady's man. he still was very popular with the student body. Upper Quarter. CAROLINE FLORENCE HAYWARD "TIBY" "She is quiet, qentle and sedate As a pal-first rate." Caroline was always a favorite and surely was a "first rate" pal. Best of luck, "Tiby"l Volleyball III: Basketball III: Member Athletic As- sociation: Home Economics II. III. IV. HAROLD HILL i'How blessed is he who liues a country life!" Although Harold is rather quiet, he often surprises you when he does start talking. Living on a farm as he does. he is one of the school's nature experts, Some- times we had reason to wonder whether he was as much of a woman hater as he appeared. ERNESTINE I-IODCE i"I'IiENY" "And her sunnu locks Hang on her temples like a golden fleece." "Teeny's" blond hair was the envy of many girls. She gained many friends with her pleasant manner. She was a Tultler reporter I: and a member of the Home Economics Club IV. LUCILLE HODGE "LUCY" "A maid tlemure und quiet um I." Lucy" was a rather quiet girl, but did not carry silence to an extreme. She was always ready and willing for a little fun. Home Economics Club III: Glen Club II: Athletic Association II. III, IV. CAMILLE I-IOULE "fl friend with all,. An enemy with none." Camille was another of the quiet girls in our class. She was a friend to everyone and was always willing to help someone. She was a member of the Home Eco- nomics Club II, III, IV. AGNES HOVAGIMIAN HAGATI-IA" "No legacy is so rich as honesty." "Agatha" was a likable girl. She had many friends and was always willing to help them. Library Club IV: A. A. I, II. III, IV: Chorus I. II. III: Upper Quarter. MARIE THERESA HUDON "TEACY" "Youth is gay and holds no society with grief." It was a pleasure to be with "Teacy"-she was al- ways so full of fun. Her versatility is proved by her Wide Held of activities. Tattler Reporter III: Debating Club III: Tennis Club III: French Club III: Tumbling Team III: Basketball Team III: Volleyball Team III: Captain Softball Team III: Student Leader III, IV: Information Committee Drama Day III: Press Club IV: Senior Play Costume Committee IV: Vice-President A. A. IV: Chairman Tick- et Committee A. A. Show IV: A. A. I, II. III, IV. ELIZABETH I-IUFF "BETTY" i'The best work in the world is done on the quiet." "Betty" may have had quiet ways, but her friends were many. She was also very studious and yet found time for outside activities. Debating Club III: Dramatics Club III: Home Eco- nomics Club III. IV: Paragrapher Tusitala IV: Upper Quarter. MARY I-IURLEY "HURLEY" "All I want to do is dance." "Hurley" was quite a debater in Room 121 first peri- od. Was it History? She takes her dancing seriously, and who knows but some day we'll read or hear about her as a great dancer! Good luckl Home Economics Club II, III. IV: Dramatics Club IV: A. A. II. III: IV: A. A. Vaudeville Show IV. ANITA RUTH HURST "NITA" "Nimble of finger and limb." "Nita" was a very quiet girl, but well liked by all who knew her. Her blonde curls were a familiar sight around the school. An accomplished pianist, she often played with the orchestra. Press Club IV: Grchestra I, II. III, IV: Student Lead- er IV: Library Club IV: Chorus I, II, III, IV: Debating Club IV: Drill Team IV. EDWARD PETER I-IUTCI-IINS "I-lU'I'Cl-I" "Ile wasrft bla. he wasn'I small Bu! he Could handle the lnaslzefballf' "Hutch" was a valuable asset to our basketball team. and a familiar sight in all gym activities. We expect big things from you out on the diamond, too, "Hutch." Interclass Basketball IV: Volleyball III. IV: Wrestling III. IV: A. A. III: Baseball III. IV, WARREN HUTCI-IINSON "The hiaher we ao. the more we know." Another one of our tall boys! I-Ie never said too much, but you could be sure what he did say meant some- thing. ARMAND HYSETTE "SLICK" "The hes! road is straight ahead." "Slick" always managed to enjoy himself during his years in high school, Interclass Basketball III. IV: Football IV: Volleyball III, IV: Wrestling Ill. IV: Track II. IV. MARJORIE IRVINE "lVlARJIE" "Tha onlu wuu lo have a friend is to be one." Marjorie is always willing to give a helping hand to whoever needs it. Needless to say, she has a host of friends. Home Economics Club I. II. III. IV. BESSIE IVALIS "BESS" "Belief he small and shine Than be tall and cast a shadow." "Bess" did indeed shine. for she not only surprised us with her pep and vivacity, but some of her com- ments were quite astonishing. Basketball III. IV: A. A. I. II. III. IV: Volleyball III. IV: Home Economics Club III. MICHAEL JANKOWSKI "MIKE" "In his own quiet und diliqenl wut! He accomplished his task. dau after duty." "Mike" was an easy-going person, inclined to be quiet. We found it a difhcult task to make him talk. However, he made up for his lack of eloquence by his faithfulness in his schoolwork. EVERETT JOHNSON, JR. "Every hair casts its shadow." Everett could always be picked out in the corridors by his lustrous, red hair. His main outside activities were musical. but he found time to enter others as well. Band I, II, III, IV: Orchestra Ill: Chorus I, II, III: All-State Chorus III: Tumbling Team III: Senior Play: Tennis Club II: Upper Quarter. RUTH JOHNSON "RUTHIIi" 'AA riqhl pleasant person." "Ruthie" was one of our very quiet girls who had little to say, She was liked. however. by all who knew her. Outdoor Club IV: A. A. IV: Basketball III. ROGER JONES 'UONESIEH "His downrust cue was quod to see. His brow was smooth and fair. And no one dreamed that there could be, A ruseal pfoltinq there." To look at "Jonesie" one would think him a shy, quiet lad. but as the saying goes, "Looks are only skin deep." If you don't know the boy who had a mortgage on the school library, well. here he is. He surprised many when he sang a solo at the Christmas Assembly. and who knows. we may have another Nelson Eddy! Senior Play IV: Tultler Staff II: Tusitulu Paragrapher IV: Chorus l. ll, IV: Lunch Counter IV. WALTER JAR.-XNIS "RED" "The world steps usicle und lets pass the man who knows where he is going." "Red" was a man of decisive action: his life was al- ways full. He was not a man of words: yet his mind was thoughtful. STANLEY JUREKA "RAB" "Mischief sparkles in his eues. And his lauqhter never dies." "Rah" was a quiet boy with high ideals mixed with a little humor. Among the weaker sex he was one of the most bashful in our class. JACOB KALLED 'AJAKEH "l'olili-ness costs nolhinq and qains euerulhinqf' Jacob is a fine example of politeness. Coupled with that. he is intelligent. What more can you ask? Tennis Team I, II. III. IV. ' BRONCA lf. KAMIENECKA "BUNDY" "A friendlu nature, a helpinq hand. Wi'llinq and ready to understand." "Bundy" was the quiet type of a girl. never contrary. always agreeable. Her Winsome smile and quiet manners were very attractive to us all. A. A. IV: Upper Quarter. '-lyfftfg ANNIE KAPISKY HBENZENH "Ambition aspires to ascend." Annie was a true friend and a grand all-around per- son. as her activities show. Basketball III: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III: Li- brary Club IV: Property Committee of Senior Play IV: A. A. I. IV: Lunch Counter IV. DANIEL KARAUSKI "DEE" "He kept his counsel and went his way." "Dee" wasn't spectacular. but he made you like him without knowing why. Quiet in school. he has been rumored not so quiet elsewhere. EFFIE KATSOUKIS "I would help others out of fellow feeling." Always kind and willing to help those who knew her. always eager. Eflie had the will to learn. the perseverance to succeed. Home Economics Club I. II, IV. DORIS KEENE HKEENIEH "A good presence is a letter of recommendation." Although Doris managed to be late almost every morn- ing. she was usually to be found in the midst of a crowd of admirers-need we add, mostly gentlemen? Home Economics Club I. III. IV: Basketball III: Softball IIIp Volleyball III. ROBERT KEENE "DUB" "Happy am I, from care I'm free: IVhy uren't they all contented like me."' 'ADub" was an independent and contented sort of fel- low. We always found him in a merry frame of mind. He was a friend of everybody, without an enemy in the whole class. Manager of Football IV: Rifle Club III. IV: Tattler Reporter I: Interclass Football and Basketball IV: Ad- vertising for A. A. IV. RICHARD S. KING "BUS" "Oh make us happy and you make us good." The majority of the time "Bus" was happy. He was full of fun, and popular with the fairer sex. He had quite an "eye" which was used to good advantage in the Rifle Club RUTH LIIIIAN KING "KING" "A yir! who can work. a yirl who can play, A yirl u.'ho's a true friend every day." Sports! Sports! Did Ruth like them? You just take a look at those activities and guess. Basketball III. IV: Softball III. IV: Volleyball III. IV: Rifle Club IV: Home Economics Club III: A. A.: Lunch Counter IV. MARJORIE MARY KIRKORIAN UMARGIEH "Sober, steadfast. and intent." "Margie" was sober but a good worker and a friend to everyone. Home Economics Club II, III, IV: A. A. II, III. IV. PHILIP KIRKPATRICK "KIRKY" IARGAIKPI-L'L'. O rmunq man. in tht! qouthf' "Kirky" was silent while in school, but once outside of school he could hold his own in any crowd. He never did much as far as school activities go. but we know that he was never idle for long. HARRY H. KLEINER HH. H." ' ' "Thar which belils us is cheerfulness and courage." "H. H." was one of the smaller boys in our class. His diminutiveness. however, did not interfere with his par- ticipation in numerous school affairs. It may be noted, also. that "H. H.'s" popularity was not limited to his masculine companions. JULIA KOADOLAS "SUZY" "The In-st of the sport is to do the deed and sau nothing." "Suzy" was an active participant in all sports. Her smile was missed for quite a while, but, thanks to good luck, or kind fate, we still have it with us. Tumbling Team III, IV: Basketball III. IV: Volley- ball III. IV: Softball III. IV: French Club III: Drill Team IV: Student Leader III, IV: Glee Club I, II, IV: A. A. Show IV. VIRGINIA KOLTSIDAS "FUDGE" "Beaulu lies in blushinq cheeks." Virginia was a girl who blushed very easily. To some people this is an asset. to others a handicap. To Virginia it was definitely an asset. Basketball III: Art Club II, III. IV. 1 ral U EDIVIUND JOSEPH KOPKA "EDDIE" "IVhen iou and clulq clash Let dutu qo to smash." "Eddie" always seemed to be carefree and easy going, He was the answer to many a maidens prayer, but his interests--or interest-were outside school. Outdoor Club IV: Art Club IV: Band I: "The Turtle Dove" III: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Interclass Basketball III: Volleyball III. BERNICE KOZLOWSKY "BUNNY" f I "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenumeo f ,gf Bernice was greatly interested in tap dancing. reading. and sports. She was particularly good in high and low broad jumping. "Bunny" was always smiling and was very popular, Upper Quarter. FRANCES KRUGEI. HFRANNIEH "The smile that was childlike and bland." "Frannie" came to our class in her Junior year from the High School in Groton. Massachusetts. fitting right in and quickly making many friends. At Groton High she participated in basketball and softball, and was a member of the Dramatics Club there. Her name also appeared on the staff for the Groton Clarion. ROBERT KRYM "BOB" A'CleunIiness is next to qodlinussf' "Bob" should go far in the business world if his snap- py appearance has anything to do with it. We're sure he has danced his way into many of our young ladies' hearts. for he has a host of friends among the other sex, Dramatics Club III: Art Club II. III. IV: Junior Prom Decorator: Art Club Dance Committee. ALBERT KUCHINSKI "AI.BIE" "His countenance reflects joy." A big bundle of mirth, and personality. "AIbie" was always a live wire in anything that happened around school. He was the answer to a girl's dreams. Interclass Baseball III: Basketball III: Volleyball III. Junior Prom Committee: Stage Committee of Senior Play IV: Stage Committee of A. A. Show: Talent Com- mittee of A. A. Show: Business Manager of A. A. taRNi5s'I'1Ne B. KULAS HPAIQ' "A good friend is better than silver und gold." Ernestine's nickname fits her perfectly. for she is in- deed a pal to everyone. Basketball III: Usher Senior Play: Student Leader III: Tumbling Team III: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter. PHILIP LABOIVIBARDE "PHIL" "Ambition has no rest!" In his own quiet way, 'iPhil" accomplished much. and showed an eager desire to get ahead in his scientific studies. He was quite a chemistry student, and often we looked at him in amazement when he came out with an "A" in a surprise chemistry test. Keep up the good work, "Phil"! ANN LAFAZANI "ANGIE" "Deep brotun eyes running over with glee." If you think for a minute that "Angie" wasn't in- terested in athletics-well, just take a look at this list of activities: Basketball III, IV: Tumbling Team III: Drill Team IV: Volleyball IV: Softball III. IV: Student Leader III. IV: Rifle Club IV. THERESA LAITLEUR "TERRY" "She is pretty to walk with Ami witty to talk with Ana' pleasant, too, to think on." Popular with the girls as well as the boys, "Terry" was full of fun, always ready for a good time, and she never lacked an escort. Home Economics II, III, IV: Chorus Ig Dramatics IV. EUGENE LALIBERTE "GENE" "Whit hurry? I still have a whole lifetime." "Gene" was always very neatly dressed. I-Ie had a pleasing personality. and could always be depended on to do his share in any school activity. Tennis Club I. II. III. IV: Cross Country I, II: Rifle Club III: Tuttler Reporter III: Senior Play Publicity Committee IV. TASIA LAMPROPOULO5 "W1'Ih her, merriment is contagious." Conhdentially, Tasia is one of our best girl athletes. We don't think that there is any need of mentioning that wherever Tasia is, there is laughter and fun. KATHLEEN LANDRY "KAY" A'R9ddlf, willing, and able." By "Kay's" long list of activities she certainly proves she was ready, willing. and able to help. Dramatics Club II. III: Home Economics Club I. Il: Glee Club III: Orchestra I: Debating Club III: Art Club III, IV: Usher for A. A. Show IV: Publicity Committee for Senior Play, DOROTHY LANTZAS "For eueruone she had a smile And made her school daqs all worth while." Dorothy always worried about her lessons and wanted to be sure they were just right before she passed them in. Nevertheless, she could always find time to chat with her friends and join in their laughter. Upper Quarter, FRANK I.APIN "BI.ONDIE" "Be silent and safe-silence never betrays you." "Blondie" was not particular where he sat or what room he was in. He was always quiet and contented. He did not enter many school affairs, but we have heard he was very active with his gun and fishing rod. JULIA LAPIN "Silence und friendship qo hand in hand." Julia was a quiet type with a pleasing personality. She was a true friend to those who knew her. MELVINA ISABELLE LAPINSKI "MEI," UA maid there was of quiet ways." "Mel" is the type of girl who keeps in the background and does not fancy holding a position in the limelight. A. A. II. III: Glee Club I1 Library Club IV. RICHARD LAVOIE "DICK" "Clothes make the man." The things we shall remember about "Dick" are his neatness in appearance and his taste for stylish clothes. Iiootball III: Cross Country III. RUTH VIRGINIA LEAVER "GINNY" "The glass of fashion and the mold of form." When one heard a laugh or a joke during a quiet moment in the classroom, "Ginny" was usually guilty, Her ever-keen sense of humor and pleasant personality conquered all of us. Art Club: Library Club IV: A. A. I, II, III. IV: Costume Committee Senior Play: Usher at A. A. Show: Vaudeville III. AGNES LEE "She thu! was ever futr und never proud- lltztl tomme ul will and ue! was never loud," A quiet and unobtrusive girl was Agnes, and well liked by all who knew her. She was a girl anyone would be glad to have as a friend. Good luck, Agnes! Dramatics Club I, II. III: Library Club IV: Glee Club I, II, IV: Christmas Assembly III. IV: Upper Quarter. MARTHA LOUISE LEE "A LL'Uf77df7lS huir is her crowning qlorqf' This was really true of Martha's red-gold curls. Per- haps it was the reflection that made it seem she was al- ways blushingl She was very quiet in school but once out was ready for a good time. Home Economics Club I, III: Glee Club I, II, III. IV: A. A. I, II. III, IV. EDGAR LEMAY "A crash in the silence." Whenever you heard an explosion, you might be sure that "Ed" was somewhere around. To say he was one of the fun-loving type is putting it mildly. MAURICE LEMAY "SON" 'iSold, to American tobacco." "Son" was a noisy and fun-loving fellow. We feel that with his "line" he should make a successful sales- man. Tennis Club III. IV: Tennis IV: A. A. II, III. IV. LAURE A. LEPAGE "GOLDIE" "A girl who quietly wins her way And does her duty day by day." "Goldie" appeared very sober at times, but a few minutes later she would be ready for any merriment. She worked hard in her studies and achieved good re- sults. Rifle IV: Dramatics Club: Orchestra: Library Club IV: Upper Quarter. EVELYN LESIEUR "EVIE" "She that has patience may compass anything." UEvie" is a typical high school girl. She was quiet in class, but participated in many school activities. Press Club IV: Dramatics Club III: Tatller Reporter I. Secretary IV: Head Typist for Tusituluy Upper Quar- IBF. HARLAN LINSCOTT "My tongue within my lips I rein: For who Ialks much must talk in vain." I-Iarlan's tall and stately figure reminded one of Lin- coln. His quiet manner bespoke a thoughtful mind. Rifle Club: Stage Committee Chairman. Senior Play IV: Upper Quarter. DOROTHY LOCKHART "DOT" " 'Tis well to be merry and wise, 'Tis well to be honest and true." Dorothy goes about all day with a smile on her face and a witty remark on her lips. Besides being active in the school's athletic activities. she made a decided hit in the Senior Play. A. A. I, II, III. IV: Basketball III: Rifle Club IV: Volleyball III: Drill Team IV: Senior Play: Dramatics Club: Home Economics III. IV: Student Leader III, IV. LUCILLE LOCKHART "CIl.I.E" "A salesman's heart had she." "Cille" was a good sport and everybody enjoyed her company. Her curly hair was the envy of her many friends. Dramatics Club: Costume Committee for Stage Door: A. A. I. II. III. IV. PETER JOSEPH I.OJKO "PETE" "Quietness is best." "Pete" was certainly not the boisterous type, but those who knew him spoke highly of his excellence as a friend. Band I: Assistant Manager Basketball IV: Interclass Basketball. .IACQUELINE LORANCER "JACKIE" "Silence and friendship qo hand in hand." "Jackie" was a quiet girl. This was especially shown during school-except in study halls, perhaps. That twinkle in her eye was ever present. If you took par- ticular notice you would have seen that "Jackie" was up to the minute in fashions. Home Economics Club. X. SHIRLEY LUND "ll's nice to be natural If you are naturally nice." Shirley was indeed naturally nice. one of those girls in whom the class of '39 will always take 'great pride. Shirley is planning on being a teacher. and we know that she will be very successful in this field. French Club Ill, IV: Usher at Senior Play IV: Up- per Quarter. BRONISLAWA MALAVICH "TINY" "Politeness costs nothing and gains everything." 'iTiny" is well known for her skill on the accordion She played it beautifully in the A. A. Vaudeville III. IV: Tattler Reporter I: Orchestra I: Upper Quarter, MARY HELEN MARKEWICH "MARKY" "A pal to all, and a grand good sport." As can be seen from her record. "Marky" was an all- around sport. Basketball III, IV: Softball III, IV: Tumbling Team III, IV: Volleyball III. IV: Drill Team III, IV: Tennis Club III: Rilie Club IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV. AUGUSTUS MARTIN "GUSSY" "A smiling face makes many friends." "Gussy's" smile brought him many friends while in school. He also had a pleasing personality. Senior Play Stage Committee IV: A. A. Show Stage Committee IV: Track Team II. III, IV: Cross Country III: Interclass Basketball III, IV: Volleyball III, IV. JOHN MASTEN HPORKCHOPSH "I came, I saw, 1 conquered-sometimes." "Porkchops" was very good natured. Never was he seen without that broad smile of his: this doubtless ac- counts for his great popularity. He was very active dur- ing his four years, and was always willing to help in any school affair. Baseball III, IV: Football II, III, IV: Art Club I, II. III, IV: Business Manager III: Usher for Graduation III: Upper Quarter. ALFRED MAURICE HPREDDY " "Nothing can come out in the artist Thats not in the man." "Freddy" was our all-around boy whose scholastic standing was high. He has proved his efficiency in his many responsible achievements. "Freddy's" shining en- deavour was his excellent work in the art room. We see a great future ahead for him in this Held. Football II, III: Art Club: Paragrapher for Tusitalag Upper Quarter: Prophet. EARL MAYNARD "DOC" "As joyful as u clrum at a wedding," "Doc" always seemed to be enjoying himself. His ever-present smile was gratefully received by his many friends. and that twinkle in his eyes warns us of the mischief typical of him. Talller Reporter I: A. A. Dance Committee. llVlZI.YN MAYNARD "EVIE" "All things ure eusu that are done wi'llz'nqIy." Evelyn always did tl little more work than was re- quired for a homework assignment and had an equally willing spirit about extra typing jobs on short notice. If you keep that spirit. "Evie," you're bound to suc- ceed. A. A. IV: Press Club IV: Dramatics Club III. IV: Home Economics Club II. III: Upper Quarter. .IOSEPIIINE R. MAZEIKA 'LIOSIE' "So quiet, mlm, and kind In mrmq ways." "Josie" was a very quiet girl and seldom spoke unless she was spoken to. A. A. III. IVi Home Economics Club III, IV. PAUI, MCADOO "MAC" "The Hutlson MlIllIl'f. " Besides having a winning smile which won him many friends. "Mac" also had a winning wav when it came to wrestling. Stage Committee Drama Day III. IV: Stage Com- mittee Senior Play IV: Interclass Gymnastics III. IV: Gym Manager IV. HENRY MCCARTY "MAC" "For all his quietnf-ss, his mind was busty." l'Mac" was one of our quiet. resourceful students. While he was not very active in outside activities. A'Mac" certainly showed his activity in class by his ready answers. Golf III. HOMER MCMURRAY "SPEED" "There are many wuus to fame." "Speed" had amazing running ability and showed it on numerous occasions. Amazing, too. was his ability to hold the teacher's attention focused on him for periods at a time. No one ever was unaware of his presence in a room. Cross Country II, III, IV, Captain IV: Track II. III. IV. All-State III, All-State Mile Champion: Interclass Basketball III, IV: Wrestling III, IV: Volleyball III, IV: Softball Ill, IV. HELEN MCQUADE "BEESIE" "Sober, steadfast, and intent." "Beesie" was known as a very quiet girl, who never troubled anyone. Her shyness, however, hides a world of pep and gaiety. Cilee Club I: Dramatics Club II: A, A.: Upper Quar- ter. CARMEN MELANSON "CAlVllVIY" "Quiet, serene. but full of fun." Carmen was the envy of many girls for her good taste in clothes. She is very fond of sports. and as a roller skater, shes tops. Volleyball IV: Basketball IV: A. A.: Home Econom- ics Club I, III, IV: Rifle Club IV. PAUI. MESSIITR "GOON" "A pal to all and a grand good sport." Everybody knew "Coon," and "Coon" knew every- body. He was a friendly person with a good sense of humor. Paul was a great sports enthusiast both from a player's and a spectators view point. Golf III. IV: Cross Country III: Interclass Basketball III. IV: Interclass Football IV: Volleyball III, IV: Art Club Il. III. IV. ANTOSA MILENAVICH "ANN" "A silent tongue and u true heart are the most admirable things on earth." "Ann" was a very quiet and dignified person. but we rather fancy that she had a glint of mischief in her eve. HERBERT lVlII.l.ER "IfIERBIE" "fl good reputation is better than moneuf' "Herbie's" good disposition made him one of the most popular boys in his class, liked equally by boys and girls. He was very active and very dependable. as his activities show. Iiootball IV: Tennis III, IV: Junior Usher at Gradu- ation H7383 Chairman of Ticket Committee of Senior Play: Advertising Committee A. A. IV: Tatller Reporter I: Business Manager Senior Class: A. A. I. II. Ill, IV: Cross Country I: Track IV: Interclass Wrestling III. IV: Basketball IV: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III, IV. XVILBUR IVIIIIIKEN "WII.I-Y" L "He was so still Ont- was almost unaware Tha! he was there." "Vv'illy" was shy as the day is long: this shyness was not only in school but everywhere he Went. In spite of this his standing on our popularity list was by no means low. .l. COIIIIVIAN IVIGCAS ".l. P." "You should pu! uoitr best foot fortuartlf' ".l. P." always appeared to take his studying seriously. but he also liked a good time. We wish you luck in the future, ".l. P."I Chortts I: A. A. I. II. III, IV: Drama Day Com- mittee III: 'lttttlt-r Reporter III: Riflery IV: Property Committee for Senior Play: Upper Quarter. JOHN MOIIOY 'XIOCKH 'AA trttlty modes! I'el1ot.t.'." flock." who is .1 very quiet boy, is well-liked by all who know him. Ifoothall Squad III. IV: Baseball Team IV: A. A. l '. ARA MONTGOMERY "BARB" "lVhost' uoulh was full of foolish noise." "Barb" may have heen small. but she certainly was a nice girl and very active in school doings, Art Cluh III. IV: Dramatics Club III. IV: Informa- tion Committee lor Drama Day III: Information Com- mittee for Music lfestival III: Paragrapher for Tttsrtala IV: A. A. l. ll. Ill. IV. I.II.I.IAN AMES MOORE "BI-ONDIE" "1-I blush on the face is better than a blot on the heartf Lillian has an air of innocence about her which is quite intriguing. Where did you get those rosy cheeks I.illian? MARGUERITE MORAN "The will to do, the soul to dare." Marguerite is a quiet girl with mischievous eyes and a lovely smile. Home Economics Club I. II, III. IV. VIRGINIA MOREY HGINNIEH "A shy face is better than a forward heart." 4'Ginnie" was another one of the quiet members of our class. but was a true friend to all who sought her acquaintance. On the side. she was a great lover of horses. "Ride 'emf' Ginnief French Club III. IV: Ticket Committee for Senior Plav. ROBERT MORRISON "FLASH" "A wise man reflects before he speaks." "Flash" was a quiet person. but a good friend of everybody who knew him. He was a good singer-in fact. the best tenor in our chorus. Cross Country IV: Track III. IV: Interclass Basket- ball'III. IV: Interclass Volleyball III: Chorus I. II. III. IV: Christmas Assembly IV. ADRIENNE I. MORSE "A soft uoice bespealzs a aentle manner." Adrienne always appeared quiet in class. but we sus- pect that she was full of fun outside of the classroom. By glancing at Adriennes activities, we can see that she found time to take part in many school affairs besides maintaining high scholarshio. Basketball: Volleyball: Softball: Tumbling: French Club III. IV: Press Club IV: Senior Play IV: Upper Ouarter. WILLIAM MORSE "BILLY" "With all the virtues of the aueraqe man." "Bill" is a quiet. unassuming boy, whose friendship is prized by those fortunate enough to know him well. He possesses a quality rare in these days of thoughtless- ness in youth-namely. good manners. His ambition is to be a state trooper. We know he'll make a good one. for he has all the necessary qualifications to make him an A Number I trooper. FRANCIS CREIGHTON MULVANITY "MUL" "A friend with all, an enemu with none." "Mill" was a true friend of everyone who knew him, His good-nature is one secret of his great popularity. Here's luck. i'Mul," and congratulations on your ap- pointment to Annapolis. Iirench Club III: Housing Committee during Music Ifestival III: Band IV: Upper Quarter: Class Prophet. JULIA BERNICI2 NADZEIKA "JULIE" "A pennyworlh of mirth is worth a pound of sorrow." "Julie" is intelligent, humorous. versatile, a good sport and a very good actress. That is a diflicult description to live up to, but "Julie" is all of this. Chorus I. II: Dramatics Club II. IV: Press Club IV: Library Club IV: French Club IV: A. A. I. II, III. IV: Senior Play IV: Cast of "Crossing Bridges" IV: Upper Quarter. JOHN NAVICKAS "WINDY" "He had a miqhtu miml for Iulkinuf' Johns pet hobby was talking, and he was very good at it so far as school activities go. No one has par- ticipated in them more than he. John was our class politician and don't be surprised if he goes far in that line in the future. Interclass Basketball: Volleyball: Baseball III. IV: Tennis Club II: A, A. President IV: Junior Class Presi- dent III: Cheer Leader IV: Chairman Junior Prom III: A. A. Vaudeville IV: Advertising A. A. Vaudeville IV: Ticket Committee Senior Play IV: Usher Graduation III. ALICE O'BRIEN "PINKY" "11's un east! world lo live in. If tfou choose to make it so." "Pinky" took life rather easily. Although she be- lieved in sensible moderation, she took time for a few activities. Talller Reporter I: Home Economics IV: Volleyball IV: Softball III: Basketball III. IV. ROBERT O'CI.AIR "A man of letters and of manners. too." Robert was very witty both in speech and writing. No one can forget the amusing characters he portrayed in school plays. Incidentally, he always stole the whole show. He brought honor to the school by his prize- winning Scholastic essay. Senior Play IV: Associate Editor Tattler IV: French Club: Dramatic Club: Library Clubl "The Trysting Place" IV: Tusitala Paragrapher. RICHARD O'DONNELL "DICK" "A mind free from care." "Dick" was one of those boys blessed with a good hearty laugh, and was what anyone would call a "good fellow." Baseball IV. WALTER OLSON "LADUKE" "He is wise who talks but little." Silence is the virtue for which A'Laduke" was known. He knew when to speak and when not to. He was a good-natured fellow with many friends. Track Team II. III, IV. ROBERT O'NEIL "BOB" "Why will men worry themselves so?" "Bob's" quiet, genial personality won for him many friends. He was a conscientious fellow whose constant fear of poor marks was quite needless. Keep up the good work. 'ABob." Cheer Leader IV: Band I, II. III, IV: Tattler Re- porter II, III. ALBERT OUELLETTE UAL.. "Bt-gone, old care, I prithee beqone from me." "Al" was a fun-loving individual, never very still. His willingness to talk caused many a teacher trouble. He seemed not to have a care in the world while in school. but we know he worked hard outside. Captain Parallel Team IV. LIONEL OUliI.l.li'I'TE "Men ure meng the best sometimes foz'qeI." Several classes were often honored by l-ionel's pres- ence as he returned after some forgotten article. His good nature and jovial manner more than made up. how- ever. for his slips of memory, and gave him a place in the hearts of all his friends. LUCILLE 'l'Hlil.lVlA OUELLE'I"l'E ULU.. "Laugh cmd the world laughs with qouf' Lucille always amused her classmates with her class- room quizzes between the teacher and herself. Many friends will miss that friendly smile she displayed to everyone. Tultler Reporter I. III: A. A. IV: Home Economics Club I. II. IV: Glee Club I: "Turtle Dove" III. SHIRLEY PAGE "PAGIE" "Weak is the jot! which is never weuriedf' Shirley was a grand sport. and entered into activities very willingly. "Pagie" was very pleasant and always greeted one with .1 pretty smile. A. A. I. II, Ill. IV: Cilee Club IV. ANDREW PALANSKI "POI.I" "The man wilh the good right arm." An athlete of unspoiled and unsophisticated manner: a very pleasant person with a horse laugh. and a story ready to tell-that in brief was "Poli" liootball II. III. IV: Baseball II. III, IV: Basketball Manager IV: Tatller Reporter IV. DENA G. PANAGOUSTAS "Know prudent. cuulious self-control is w1'sdom's root." Dena was always welcomed into any group. for she is the kind of person who can get along with anyone. Dramatics Club IV: French Club IV: Library Club IV: Upper Quarter. x l JAMES PAPACHRISTOS "JIM" "Men are of two kinds. and he Is of the kind I'd like to be." One of the nicest boys of our class. "Jim" was well- liked by everyone. Football Squad Il, III, IV: Advertising Committee A. A. Vaudeville IV: Tatller Reporter IV: Leader of the Girls' Drill Team IV. FRANK PARKER 'AFRANKIEH "Where there's music there can be no harm." "Frankie" is a husky. energetic person whose ambition is to be a swing band leader. Heres wishing you suc- cess. "Frankie"Y Football III: Tennis Team I. II, III. IV: Tusitala Paragrapher: Band I. II, III, IV: Upper Quarter. BERNARD PASTOR HBERNIEH 'AI let others worry,-I have fun." "Bernie" could be found wherever anything was hap- pening. I-Ie attended all school functions and was al- ways the center of attraction. Tennis Club II, III: Dramatics Club III, IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV. LUCILLE PAUL "Ambition knows no risks." Lucille was a very conscientious girl who always did her homework and helped the laggers with theirs. She was quiet. but by no means retiring. Art Club III. IV: Basketball III: Softball Ill: Junior and Senior Prom Decorations III: Upper Quarter. WINSLOW C. PAYNE HPAYNEYH "And skills 11 iou to :mu man," "Payney" was always wrapped up in some new type of model airplane. Who knows but that we have an- other Sikorsky in our midst? Rifle Club. GREGORY PEDERZANI "Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for abilituf' Gregory is a boy interested both in his studies. espe- cially mathematics. and in other activities as well. He reads quite a good deal. and he is very much interested in guns. We hope that he will be able to achieve his goal and attend West Point. Football II, III. RENA MAY PETERS "PETER" "A good tongue has seldom need to beg attention." "Peter" has a mind of her own and, when the occasion demands. speaks it. Chorus I, IV: Home Economics Club I, II, III, IV. ALBERTINE PHANEUF "KITTY" "Health and cheerfulness make beauty: Fznerg and rosmetzcs cost many a lie." Have you ever seen 'AKitty" without a friend? Is it her beauty or her brilliance or her friendliness that makes her so popular? Whatever it is, we're sure she will have friends wherever she goes. Vice-President French Club III, President IV: Dramatics Club II. III, IV: Library Club IV: Chorus I, II: Ticket Committee A. A. Vaudeville III: Ticket Committee State Drama Day III: Press Club IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV, Upper Quarter. DONALD PICKERING "DON" "Business is pleasure." "Don" was intelligent and a business-like fellow. not to be swayed by opinion nor emotion. Tattler Reporter III: Tusitala Paragrapherg Football II. III, IV. GARDNER B. PICKERING "BIXBY" "You do the talkinqg I act." "Bixby" wasnt one to push himself ahead. I-Ie was the plodding type who get there first by taking things easy. Football II. III. RAYMOND PINET "RAY " "A gif! has be. wlzzieh few possess- He is an ar1z'sl." A man of few words. Raymond let his paintbrush and pencil speak for him. They spoke very eloquent lan- guage indeed. Much beautiful art work in the art room. including murals in the art room ofhce and the teachers' dining room. will testify to this. Art Club II. III, IV: Vice-President of Art Club III: Junior and Senior Prom Decorations ll. III. IV: Tultler Art Committee III, IV: Tusitalu Illustrator: Upper Quarter. RAYMOND POIRIER "TIBI" "He wears u tznreersal qrinf' "Tibi" had loads of pals. because he was always iolly. That which he is. he will continue to be-a friend to one. a friend to all. Intcrclass Basketball III. IV: Baseball III. IV. JEANNETTE POMBRIO "JAN" 'fln her was the lone of fun." "Jan" was very athletic and took part in all gym activities. Dancing was her favorite pastime. She was well-liked by her classmates. Basketball IV: Volleyball IV: Drill Team IV: Stu- dent Gym Leader. f RITA POMBRIO USMALI. FRY" "On with the dance! Le! iog be unconhnedf' "Small Fry" was one of our best girl dancers. She was also quite a roller skater, Although she probably spent much time perfecting her skating. she found time for some of the school activities. Senior Play IV: Basketball III. IV: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III, IV: Student Leader III. IV: Rifle Club IV: Drill Team IV. GRETA PORTER "1just flutter my way along." Greta was one of the most light-hearted people in the class. She wasn't bothered by anything and figured that, if left alone. any situation would smooth itself out. Art Club II, III. IV: Tumbling Team III: Volleyball III. IV: Home Economics: A. A. HOWARD BliNNIiT'I' PORTER, JR. "SPLASH" "With zz qounq and uuu heart." "Splash" was the "child prodigy" of the Dramatics Club. He was in many of the school plays, and always took the part of the "gay youth" with proper abandon. Dramatics Club IV: Stage Door IV: "Trysting Place" IV: "Crossing Bridges" IV. l oiiiwpow PUCKli'l'T 1 ' "N1N1" ' "ll mailers not wha! qou are though! to be, but what uou ure." Nothing under the sun seemed to bother "Nini." His smiles and giggles kept the classes awake. Orchestra I: History Dance Committee IV: Chorus I. S'l'ANI.liY PURVINIS "DOC" "Ile is silent. he is Shu, liul theres T771-5iChllL'f In his elle." Iforever in an argument-that's "Doc." His speech and ideals are always high. No matter what he chooses in life. he is bound for the top. Interclass Basketball III, IV. .IULIA FRANCES PUTIS "She speulrx, Imelvtlues. cmd ucls just us she ought." Julia was a very quiet and studious girl in the Up- per Quarter. Home Ifconomics Club III. IV, PEARL RABY "SHOR'I'Y" "Quit-1, sleudtf. and never late." Pearl was greatly interested in sports and was a good sport herself. She may have been small. but her am- bitions and abilities were great. Basketball III, IV: Basketball Coach III, IV: Volley- hal-l III. IV: Student Leader III, IV: Girls' Drill Team IV: A. A. I. II, III, IV. I ANNE ELIZA BETH RATOF "Quiet, serene, but full of fun." Ann was very quiet. but was appreciated by her class- mates as a valuable friend. She could always tell us what the next day's assignment was. Tultler Reporter II: Glee Club I, II, III: A. A. II, III, IV: Upper Quarter. CHRIS RELLAS "DAN" "Whatever he did, Was done with ease." "Dan" will be remembered as one of our foremost athletes. His ease in putting a basketball in the basket was more than some of us could understand. "Dan" was admired by everyone, especially by the girls, and we know how much he'll be missed in the athletic teams. Football II, III, IV: Basketball II, III, Captain IV: Track IV: Tattler Reporter IV, GUY RICARD "VAN GUY" "Every sport must haue its spectators." Guy was a dyed-in-the-wool fan. He took active part in few activities, but was always loyally on hand to cheer the teams on to victory. French Club III. E FRANK RICHARDSON A i , "FRANKIE" "His faults are few, his friends many." Frank was everybody's friend. He had a smile and greeting for everyone. The class showed their appre- ciation of him when they elected him senior president. Frank was very versatile and was quite an artist, Evi- dence of his artistic ability may be found in the mural in the teachers' dining room. Art Club II, III. IV, Treasurer Art Club II, Vice- President Art Club III: Assistant Tattler Art Editor II, III: Junior and Senior Prom Decorations III, IV: Graduation Usher III: President IV: A. A. I, II. III, IV: Lunch Counter IV: Tusitala Advisory Committee IV: Chairman Senior Play Publicity Committee IV: Upper Quarterg Orator. RACHEL RIENDEAU 'APETERH "Still to be neat, still to be dressed As you were qoinq to u feast." "Peter" was noted for her neatness and good taste. Her varietv and quantity of jewelry was admired by everyone. She was a girl who spoke without being loud and who never lost her poise nor dignity. Art Club II, III, IV: Junior and Senior Prom Deco- rations II, III, IV. ROY RIGNEY "ROY" "I um weullhu in mg friends," "Roy" was a cheerful fellow always smiling. He brightened up many a dull class room with his ingenious inventions or bright remarks. He was an authority on the lford car. but could talk on almost any subject. Interclass Wrestling: Hockey lVg Senior Play Stage Com- mittee IV. WIl.l.IAM RILIEY "BILL" "To know him was ci privilege." "Bill's" love for sciences was shown by his excellent work in the math classes. We always saw him at all the school dances. and he certainly knew how to win a prize waltz-eh, "Bill"? Orchestra I: Tusilula Paragrapher: Upper Quarter. NORMAN ROBBINS "PUNCHY" "When is not quick on his feel will stumble." Of course you've seen "Punchy" doing some of his tricks. for he is an indispensable part of the tumbling ttam. It is amazing to us "landlubbers" to see him "fly through the air with the greatest of ease." Tumbling Team III. IV: lnterclass Basketball Champs IV: Interclass Wrestling III: Volleyball III: A. A. Show III, IV. ROLAND ROBICHAUD "Kind heurls are altuatfs humble." Roland was one of the big boys of our class. He was quiet. hard working. kind hearted and studious. His helpful Ways have gained him many friends. Football III. LEONARD ROLIiIi "PORKY" "His limbs were cus! in munlu mould." "Porky's" chief delights were either catching behind homefplate or kicking a football. He certainly showed great ability in doing bolh. Baseball II. III. IV: liootball II, III: All-State Fool- ball Team IV: Tuliler Reporter IV. JEAN ROTHENBERG "Wisdom in the mind is better than moneu in the hand." Jean always surprised us by remembering the little things that we had studied in our younger days and forgotten. That girl surely has a good memory! Press Club IV: Debating Club IV: A. A. I, II, IV: Upper Quarter, ANNA SAVAGE "ANN" "Silence is the voice of wisdom." A quiet and steady sort of person, Anna has won both the respect and the affection of her many friends. Tumbling Team III: Volleyball Team III: Library Club IV: Home Economics Club I. III, IV: Ticket Com- mittee Senior Play IV: Glee Club I: A. A. I, II, III, IV. ELEANOR RITA SEAMAN "REET" "Theres credit in being jolly." Rita was full of fun in and out of classes, She made many friends, and her winning smile and cheerful dis- position were two of the characteristics which made her popular. Volleyball III, IV: Art Club I, II, III: Tumbling Team III: Tattler Reporter II. PAUL SEAMAN "RED" "Size never shows ability." Although Paul wasn't very big, he proved to be a great asset to our track team. You wouldn't have to look twice to know why we called him A'Red," Cross Country II: Track II, III, IV: Ticket Com- mittee Senior Play IV. CLAIRE M. SI-IEA "Le-arninq not for its sake alone." If virtue is its own reward, surely Claire is rich. No more virtuous person is to be found: none more per- severing: none better-liked. Dramatics Club II, III, IV: French Club III, IV: Prop- erty Committee Drama Day III: Senior Play: A. A. I. II, III, IV: Press Club IV: Paragrapher Tusitulu: Chorus I, II: Upper Quarter. JANICE SHEPARD "JAN" HA! ull l luuqh, he lauqhs no doubt: The only difference is l dare laugh out." Whether the day was bright or dreary, "Jan" always had her sunny disposition. Through her four years at high school her friends were many. We hear she wants to be a nurse. Good luck. ".Ian"l LENA SHEPHERD "CHUBBY" "I elmtter. chatter as I ao." '4Chubby" certainly liked to talk. She was always ready to give her opinion on any question that interested her. Home Economics II, III, IV, MARIE SHERLOCK "The secret of suecess is constancy to purpose." We shall always have pleasant memories of Marie. She was very quiet. but a friend to all. Member of A. A.: Home Economics Club I, II, III, IV: Upper Quarter. LORRAINE SHERMAN -I " URAINEIJ' "Catch that glint of n71'.sehtief in her t-ue."' Although she seemed serious now and then. "Rainee" was really a gay person, attentive in class. and popular among the students. Glee Club I. II. III: Tuttler Reporter II, III: Candy Committee A. A. Show IV: Senior Play IV: Senior Vice-President: Christmas Assembly IV: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter. RONALD SHORT "SHORTY" "He was smull but he was mighty." "Shorty" was one of our conscientious boys. but al- ways ready when there was any excitement about. His friends are many. and he was always ready to help out in any way. He was in all the athletic activities in which his height did not handicap him too greatly. Cross Country II, III: Track II, Assistant Track Manager II, III. Manager IV: Tumbling III, IV: Wrest- ling III, IV: Senior Play Stage Committee IV: A. A. Vaudeville and Stage Committee IV: Upper Quarter: Tusitala Paragrapher. E' 75451 :aqui . A viii' I ISQFV' JAMES A. SI-IORTELI. "SHORTY" i'You have the yift of imptidence: he thankful: Every man has not the like talent." "Shorty" was always found where there was fun to be had. His practical jokes and witty remarks were fre- quently the source of a good laugh. Although "happy- go-lucky" he often presented many intelligent arguments in class. As a businessman in the Senior Play, one of his many hidden talents was brought to light, Tattler Reporter I: Senior Play. JOSEPH SIENKIEVICZ "JOE" "Men of few words are the best men." "Joe" did not make as much noise as other "fellers" did. but this did not stop him from making many friends. He was an ardent naturalist. MARIE BESSIE SLATTERY "BETTY" "LouabIe, happy, and sincere, To many friends she is most dear." "Betty" was always eager to please everyone. and she always did. She was a good student, liked by her teach- ers as well as her classmates. and participated in outside activities. Interclass Basketball III: Dramatics Club IV: A. A. I. II, III, IV: Library Club IV: Senior Play Usher IV: Tattler Reporter II: Home Economics II: Upper Quarter. ELIZABETH SMITH "BETTY" "A yood name is better than riches." "Betty" was well-known and well-liked by both teachers and classmates. She was always ready to lend a helping hand towards the school activities. She was an ideal committee chairman. Chairman of Properties Committee on Drama Day III: Co-chairman of Property Committee of Senior Play IV: Paragrapher of Tusitalaz l.unch Counter IV: A. A. I, II. III. IV. CHARLES SOROKO "Be silent always when you doubt your sense Ana' speak. tho sure, with seemznq diffidencef' If one did get rich by remaining silent, "Charlie" would be a millionaire. Despite his quietness, he was well-liked by all who knew him. Interclass Volleyball III. ANNABELLE SPENCE "BIl.LIE" "Don'l let tl bother you, ll doesn'l worry me." Nobody will ever forget "Billie," The way she en- tered class one second before the bell would ring was really an art in itself. She was one of our prettiest and best-dressed girls, and her personality made her liked by all. Orchestra I. II, III: Senior Play Costume Committee IV: 'l'a1ller lfashion Editor IV: Art Club III, IV: Press Club IV. Cl.ll5lfORD STANLEY SPENCER USPENCEU "I doubt his cltmciny days are over." "Spence" seemed to be always hindered by some in- jury, but none of these proved so serious as to keep him away from dances. His popularity was chiefly a result of his loquacity. Tumbling Team III. IV: Interclass Basketball, Foot- ball, Volleyball. PETER STAMELOS "DOC" "Try to mulze me t1ngry,+I dare you." "Doc" couldn't get sore at anyone if he tried. I-Ie got along placably with everyone. That is something which we all must admire. Track III: Chorus I, II: Ticket Committee Senior History Dance IV. EDWARD STAPANON "STEPPY" "He argued high, he argued low, He also argued 'round about him." "Steppy's" chief delight was to engage in a friendly argument in the classroom. Although he was often vanquished, he met defeat with a smile. Track I: Football II: Interclass Baseball III: A. A. llI. IV. MARY JANE STEELE "fl cheerful temper will make beauty ullrarliue and knowledge delightful." Jane had a pleasing personality and a photogenic pro- Hle. She was always willing to lend a helping hand. No wonder she was well-liked by her classmates! Dramatics Club III: Art Club III, IV: Basketball III: Upper Quarter. CLEOPATRA STYLIANOS "PAT" "A winninq wail. a friendly smile, In all, a qirl quite worth while," One never saw "Pat" without a smile. Her won- derful personality will be a great help to her in her fu- ture career. which we hear is to be nursing. "Pat" was very active in school and she also managed to have enough time for her studies. Basketball III. Coach IV: Chorus II. III. IV: Softball III, IV: Student Leader IV: Library Club IV: Cheer Leader III. IV: State Music Festival III. IV: Volleyball IV: Tumbling Team III. IV: Drill Team IV: Dra- matics Club III. IV: Usher Senior Play IV: Vice-Presif dent of Junior Class: A. A. III. IV: Upper Quarter. EDMUND STYRNA "SHOT PUT" A'We all admire an athlete: What more could be said?" Edmund certainly was one of our best track men and went about it as though he enjoyed it. Track I. II. III. Captain IV: Baseball II. RITA MARY SUC1I-IRUE "She speaks. behaves, and acts just as she ought." Rita could always be relied upon to do quickly and thoroughly the many duties given her. and to master her lessons in the same eflicient way. No wonder she came out third in our class! Dramatics Club II. III. IV: lirench Club III. IV: Member of A. A. Il. III. IV: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter. WILLIAM SULLIVAN "SULLY" "Who mixed reason with pleasure. wisdom with mirth." "Sully" was a boy of many activities. both in school and outside. He was popular with all. and one friend not soon to be forgotten. Football III. IV: Ciolf II. Captain III. IV: Property Committee. Drama Day III:,TatIler Reporter IV: As- sociate Editor Tusitala IV: Usher Graduation III: Lunch Counter IV. EDVUARD SUSKEVICI-I "SUSKY" "Good things come in small packages." A jovial little fellow was "Susky." There was never a dull moment when he was around. "Susky" didn't enter in much as far as school activities go. but we know he kept his time well occupied. VICTORIA TAMPOSI "PEPPER" "She is full of fun, She is full of life." "Pepper" certainly deserved her nickname. We can't remember seeing her when she wasn't full of fun. with a cheerful smile for all. Keep your sunny disposition. "Pepper"! Chorus III, IV: Student Leader IV. MARSHALL TEBBETTS "I will be brief." Marshall never had very much to say, but he was a dance enthusiast. and if there was going to be a school dance you could usually count on his being present. A. A. I, II. III, IV: Tutller Reporter IV: Riflery IV. ANNA THEOHARIS "Reserve and prudence are redeeming quuI1'ties." Anna was a girl of few words, though her thoughts were many. She was always patient. always sincere. Chorus I, II, III. CECII.E THEROUX "S'l'ONIiY" "A quiet tongue shows a wise head." "Stoney" certainly was one of our quietest classmates. We hear she is quite fond of the movies. and detective stories. but yet her studies were usually done. Home Economics Cluh.I, II, III, IV. NADA TIBBETTS "'I'IBBY" "A winninq wuq, a pleasant smile Drr-ssl! so neu! and quite in stale." What else is there to say about "Tibby"? Her quo- tation tells all except that she belonged to the A. A. I, II, IV, and was on the Upper Quarter. VIRGINIA TRANOVICI-I "GINNY" "Good-natured, ues. and studious. too. She is one of the favored few." "Ginny" always had a cheery smile for everyone. and she was a steady worker. She was also one of our talented actresses. as was evident in Stage Door. Chorus I. II: Prench Club III, IV: Senior Play IV: Library Club IV: Dramatics Club IV: A. A. I. II. III. IV: Press Club IV: Upper Quarter. ANNE ELIZABETH TRAVERS "Warm hearted, sparkling with fun: Shes sure to win qou before she's done." If you were a friend of Anne's. she was a friend of yours. Anne was Well-liked by her many companions and was always out looking for a good time. She en- joyed doing things. as can be seen by her activities. Senior Play Usher IV: A. A. Candy Committee IV: A. A. Show Usher IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Glee Club I. II, III. IV: Tusilulu Paragrapber. RAYMOND TROMBLEY "RAY" "Free and easy." "Ray" was carefree. never worrying too much no matter what came, a real gentleman, and a good sport. Football III: Track III, IV: Interclass Basketball IV. GABRIELLE TROTTIER "GAYBE" "I feel in every smile a chain." One never found "Ciaybe" without a smile on her lips or a pleasant remark to give to anyone. She was an active student both in school and sports. and a tal- ented actress-who could forget "Terry Randalln? Glee Club I. II, III: Property Committee All-State Drama Day III: Student Leader III, IV: Library Club IV: Dramatics III, IV: Tennis III: Debating III, IV. President Debating Club IV: A. A. I. II. III. IV: Sec- retary A. A. IV: Outdoor Club IV. Vice-President Out- door Club IV: Upper Quarter: Staqe Door IV. ROBERT TROW "BOB" "I will do what I can or a little less." "Bob" never seemed hurried. Always calm and re- served. he went about in his leisurely way and never bothered anyone. It was very seldom, indeed. that he did more work than was asked of him. For aviation. however. he had genuine enthusiasm. I.OIS TRU!-XX "TIGER" "She is ull u modern qirl should be." I,ois was one of the best known girls in High School. .1 fact which can be attributed to her numerous activities. In spite of her many interests she never neglected her studies. Orchestra I, Il, III, IV: Taltler Staff II, III. IV: Cheer I.eader III. IV: Dramatics Club: Press Club IV: Drama Day Hostess III: Glee Club I, II: "The Trysting Place" IV: Upper Quarter. RICHARD TRUITANT "CHACK" "And terluinlu he was a good fellow." How "Chack" could olay the flute! He made good use of his musical ability throughout his four years, as is evidenced by his activities. Band I. II, III. IV: Orchestra I, II. III, IV: All-State Orchestra I. II. III, IV: Lunch Counter IV: Talller Re- porter III. .JOHN URBAN "JOHNNY" "Alwaus at the same steadu speed." "Johnny" never went too fast, but never went too slow, was never too noisy. but never too quiet-a good fellow for a friend. NELLIE URBAN "NEI-LA" 'ASo quiet, calm. und kind in many wausf' "Nella" was a very quiet girl who never bothered any- body. She was a good friend, kind, and always ready to help anyone in need. Home Economics Club IV. RACHEL T. VAILLANCOURT "RAY" "Little lhinqs are pretty." "Ray" was small and pert and, oh, so friendly. It really made you feel good to have her say hello to you. because she said it so convincingly. I.ibrary Club IV: Dramatics IV: State Chorus III: Home Economics Club III. ROLAND VAILLANCOURT "SCOOP" A'For all his qulelness his mind wus husuf' 4'Scoop" was one of our best-natured classmates. He had a favorite corner on the ground floor. Remember that, UScoop"? HOLLIS VAN AMRINGE "VAN" "Toot loot." Besides being a bandman "Van" was also an all- around boy. Band I. II, III, IV: Orchestra I, II, III, IV: Senior Play, Property Committee IV: Dramatics Club II, III: Tennis Club II: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Lunch Counter IV: All-State Orchestra III, IV. HELEN VASILAS "VASY" "Laugh and the world laughs with won." "Vasy" is another girl who likes sports. Baseball: Basketball: Volleyball: Girls' Drill Team: Student Leader III, IV. KIMON VASILIOU "KEE" "Speech is u mirror of the soul." "Kees" list of activities certainly shows that he was constantly on the Ngo." He was well-known and liked by both the girls and the boys of his class. Dramatics Club III, IV: Debating Club III. IV: Sen- ior Play: Tattler Reporter I: Cheer Leader IV: A. A. Vaudeville IV: Property Committee of Drama Day Fes- tival III: Usher at '38 Graduation: Chorus I. II. III: Debating Team III. IV: Upper Quarter. VETO VATICONIS "VETO" "He was a qentleman from sole lo crown." "Veto" always knew when to talk and when not to. knowledge which was a help to his teachers. He was also a person who could be called a true friend. Interclass Baseball III, IV: Basketball III, IV: Football III. IV: Volleyball III, IV. MARY If. VIIENS 'AVIENSIEH "l'Ieusunt tolnpuntf alone makes this life tolerable." Although Mary is quiet in the classroom. we all know that she can be counted on for pleasant company. A. A. I. II. III, IV: Cjlee Club I. II. III. IV: Tick- et Committee Senior Play: Usher A. A, Vaudeville: Home Iiconomics Club I. III. IV. WARREN VIIQCHOW "DOC" "ln his own quiet :mtl KI!-fl-tlCl7I llftlll. Ile uitomplislwcl his task duty after dau." "Doc" was one of the quiet and serious-minded boys in our class. He didn't participate very much in school activities. but he devoted much outside time to construct- ing model airplanes. No one was surprised that he achieved Upper Quarter. DOROTHY XVARREN "DOT" "Speech is great: but silence better." "Dot" certainly took right hold of our new gym work, She also was a girl who took studying quite seriously. Basketball III. IV: Volleyball III. IV: Softball III. IV: Girls' Drill Team IV: Dramatics Club III. IV. I2'I'HIiI. WATKINS "'I'IiDDY" "'I'o love the qarm' uhoue the prize, A hail-fellowewell-met sort of girl. Ilthel is not only active in all things athletic about school. but she is also one of ottr mOSl popular people. Captain Basketball Team III. IV: Volleyball Team III. IV. Captain III: Captain Drill Team IV: Tumbling Team III. IV. Captain IV: Music Iiestival III: A. A. I. II. III. IV: A. A. Show IV: Lunch Counter IV: Rifle Club IV: Glee Club I. II. III. IV: Student I.eader III. IV: Softball Team III. IV: Christmas Assembly II. III. IV. ILRVING XVEISMAN "ESA" "I"or' all his quietness his mind was busty." NVhere friendship counted. as it always does, "Esau stood high. A true friend he was. and one with a cheerful word for all. ROBERT WEISMAN "MAXIE" "He laughs and fools the whole dag long. And life for him is but a song." When "Maxie" tumbles he falls very lightly. How- ever, once he didn't-it was for a girl. Tumbling III, IVg Interclass Basketball III. IV: A. A. Show IV. MILDRED WHEELER HSEAWEEDH . "A friendlif nature, u helping hand. W1'lling and ready to understand," Mildred was one of our able art students. She has the knack of making friends easily. and once a friend always a friend. Art Club: Senior Play, Publicity Committee: Tczttler, Assistant Art Editor: Home Economics Clubg A. A.: Tumbling Team: Rifle Club. NORMAN WHEELER "NORM" "Let the world slide." "Norm" seems rather quiet until you know him. He has that easy way about him that made his friends many. He can accomplish good work with a minimum of effort. FRANK WILJETA "EAGIN" "To him who is determined it remains only to act." "You've got to be a football hero to get along with the beautiful girls." Frank was a "hit" with both boys and girls because of his brawn and good looks. Football II, III. IV: Basketball III. IV: Tultler Re- porter IVQ Graduation Usher III. MILDRED WILLIAMS "MII.LY" "Petite in size-qreut in mind, A sweeter qirl youll never End." "Milly" was a good friend and an all around "good sport." She was always ready with the correct answer. Good luck, "lVlilly"l Home Economics Ill: Upper Quarter. ANNIS WILSON "ANNIE" "Whu1 an advantage it is to be lull!" "Annie" lived quite a distance from school, and had to rise rather early in the morning, but she always man- aged to be in her seat on time. She wants to be a stenog- rapherf-so best of luck, "Annie"l Your standing in Upper Quarter promises well for you. MARIAN LOUISE WINSLOW "GRACIE" "Gnu of hear! and bright of face." Marion was a happyfgo-lucky girl. She was almost always smiling. She took part in many school activities. Student Leader III, IV: A. A. I, II, III, IV: Home Economics Club III, IV: Volleyball IV. ANNIE B. WIRBAI. UTOOKY " "Sober and generous, Quiet, but not idle." Thoughtful. and never outspoken was "Tooky." Her life was one of quietness: her manner was always pleas- ing. Basketball Ill: Volleyball III: Art Club IV: Home Ijconomics Club I, ll, III, IV. ALONZO WOLKOWSKI "l-ON" "I like work-it fusrinates meg I can sit and look al it for hours." Never a dull moment when "Lon" was presentl When you want to know where the fishing is good, ask "Lon," We are sure he will be a great help to you and a merry companion to boot. Cross Country IV: Track IV. ROBERT WOOD "To he with him was Io be with good company." Robert was studious and ambitious and of course won a place in the Upper Quarter. He seemed to be of seri- ous nature, but once you knew him you learned his real friendly personality. NELLIE YUKANO "NEI.I." "A friend with ull, An enemy with none." Nellie did not participate in school activities but kept to her own circle of friends. She delighted in originat- ing new hair styles of her own. JULIUS ZEDALIUS "HAWK" A'Ht's all into the game he threw." In "I'Iawk's" senior year he engaged in many sports and did well in all of them. He made many friends during his four years. Football IV: Interclass Baseball: Volleyball: Wrest- ling: Tumbling IV: Captain of the Pyramid Team IV. IN MEMORIAM HERBIERT WILLIAM CANFIELD Born-August 15, 1920 Died-March 9, 1938 IVhom God loveth best, Those He taketh soonest. X- if Y I lg an -VGt"'44,-4. poem ml Each year before some class lies graduation, A time of mixed emotions, hopes and fears, The thrill that comes from having reached a milestone Along the many-branched road of life: The pleasure that a new experience gives one, The sorrow at the parting of the ways, The hope that life has choicest fruits to yield us, Rewards of tasks well done, of days well-spent: The fear that hardship will of joys deprive us, Professions' doors once open now will close. But forward now with heart and mind determined, Cast from our souls the unseemly fear that rose, With heads held high. and feet that bear us onward, Our souls undaunted, we shall reach our goal. MABEL HAMILTON. "Tl-IE CHOICE OF '39" Favorite Book s , . . ,, ,. .... . , ,. Gone with the Wind Favorite Newspaper . . . , Favorite Magazine r M . . , Favorite Movie of the Year .. ., Favorite Actress ,, .. , . Favorite Actor ,..,.,,., ,.,,... Favorite Radio Performer . , Favorite Song of the Year ,,... Favorite Automobile . . Favorite Political Party .. .,,,. ., Favorite Sport . . , Most Admired American Man ....,.. s Most Admired American Woman Most Admired Foreign Woman . Man of the Year ....... ...,...,.,........, ,....... Favorite Spot in Nashua .,.........,, .. .... ,.s.,,... B oston Post . Life .s Gunga Din Loretta Young Tyrone Power Charlie McCarthy Deep Purple Buick . ,. Democrat . ,.............. Swimming .. s ,President Roosevelt Mrs. Roosevelt Duchess of Windsor Mr. Adolf Hitler Rosebud T J ' W' S9 4 il. ,ff-. 1: k-,295 2 ,- v 9 ll CPLIMA Nf.QsJ5ow,, ul I 'lAll the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players." Shakespeare's memorable words may easily be applied to our four years of high school life, and our hopes and ambitions may well be interpreted as as- pirations towards a career on the stage. In September, 1935, a group of youthful and ambitious actors and ac- tresses applied for entrance into the Nashua High Little Theater. After sign- ing innumerable papers, we were finally admitted into this wonderful world. Little did we realize how insignificant we should appear before a more mature and experienced group of theatrical personages: however, we were Hnally given parts in the presentation of the play, "I Am Only a Freshman." Our partici- pation in this comedy of errors and tribulations brought forth howls of laugh- ter from the sophisticated and worldly group above us. After having lost our- selves among numberless properties, having bumped into the older and more magnificent performers, and having all but forgotten our lines when our cues were given, we wondered whether we should ever reach stardom. After a year of hard work in learning the basic rules of this theatre, we were finally given a two-months' vacation, not because we had done anything outstanding, but because our play, like most Broadway plays, closed during the summer heat. After a joyous vacation, we returned to our Little Theatre to take part in bigger and better productions. We now believed we were almost veteran actors. Poor, disillusioned sophomores! Our joys were quickly dispelled, for the juniors and seniors soon made their presence known, and we were compelled to take minor parts in the presentation of the extravaganza, "Cheer Up, Sopho- more." Even though our parts were of little significance, we were slowly grow- ing wiser. Day after day, new facts were planted in our minds. And then, we were again given a two-months' vacation, which we tried to use to advan- tage. Upon our return, we were transferred to the Nashua High Big Theatre on Elm Street, which offered us bigger and better opportunities. Outstanding were the radio system for voice testing, the modern gym for those interested in calis- thenics, the luxurious library for quiet study and solitary reading, and most beautiful of all, the Vast auditorium with its magnificent stage equipment. Who could but succeed under such marvelous conditions? This change came at a very opportune moment, for we were now ready to emerge as distinct per- sonalities. During the early part of the year, four members of our cast were chosen for top billing in the play, l'Jolly Juniors." The leading man was John Navickas: the leading lady, Cleopatra Stylianos. They were very ably assisted by John Masten and Ruth Goodwin, whose performances also reflected I credit on themselves. At about this time, class rings were bought and worn, which easily identified us from those who had minor. less important roles. On May 5 we presented "Junior Prom." Many were the ejaculations of surprise and merriment over this gay masque. A grand entrance was made by the four leading characters, followed by the remainder of the large cast, all in splendid makeup and costume. Our audience was composed chiefly of the teach- ing or directing staff, parents, and theatrical friends. When the curtain rang down, we knew that we had at last found our places in the world of footlights. After a much-needed rest from our long and successful run, we returned to continue our career on the stage, In the production, "Seniors At Last." we, in turn, could look down on those who had minor parts. Four of our fellow members were elected to the leading roles. Frank Richardson, the leading man, and Lorraine Sherman, the leading lady, gave excellent performances, ably sup- ported by Herbert Miller and Lucille Grandmaison. On December 16, we presented the successful Broadway hit, "Stage Door," the most important and most difficult play we had ever attempted. At about this time nearly every senior realized that the zenith of his career was quickly approaching. Throughout this last year our deeds and misdeeds were printed in that theatrical review, The Tattler, of which Mabel Hamilton was the editor-in- chief. Others on the staff were Robert O'Clair, Natalie Gidge, Lois Truax. Andrea Blake, Virginia Trainovich, ,Robert Evans, Adrienne Dumaine, Carlton Coffin, john Masten, Evelyn Lesieur, Edward Bonnette, James Good, Stanley Bolster and Mildred Wheeler. Early in the spring, four young and energetic stars were chosen as com- pilers of our stage directory, The Tusitala. C. Carlton Coffin was elected editor-in-chief, while the associate editors were Beatrice Fraser, Joan Hall, and William Sullivan. A short while after this, we posed for individual stills to be used for personal publicity in the directory. Who knows? Perhaps some day some of our actors will be famous, and their class pictures be treasured as mementos. Early in April came the performance of "The Upper Fourth," giving due honor to ninety erstwhile struggling actors and actresses, who had been earnest in their attempt to make progress in the theatrical world. Natalie Gidge won the role of our leading lady on the basis of her wonderful performances during the entire four years. The role of class orator went to Frank Richardson, while Creighton Mulvanity and Alfred Maurice played the parts of prophets, with Clara Dignam and Beatrice Fraser impersonating the prophetesses. On May ll, the stage was taken over by a group of seniors who spoke extemporaneously in competition for the Noyes Medal. On June 7, certain in- dustrious theatrical students wrote essays in competition for the Dodge Prize. Early in June, a group picture was taken of all the actors who, for the past four years, had been working side by side in the difhcult world of the theatre. And then, late in June, came the happiest and most confused week of our existence. Amid great rushing and excitement came three very important per- formances-"Senior Prom," "Class Night," and, at long last, the drama of "Graduation" Amid plaudits and congratulations we now sorrowfully bid adieu to our many theatrical friends and directors, and thus we depart from the "Last scene of all That ends this strange, eventful history." GABRIELLE 'TROTTIER. In Athletics On many a sunny afternoon. we saw our athletic teams at their best, fighting for old Nashua High. Always the class of '39 took a great part. Urged played minds, on by the school band and the cheers from the spectators, our boys their best. Memories of their skill and team work still linger in our never to be forgotten, always to be treasured. the fall of '35, our class as mere freshmen had no representatives on either the Football team or the Cross Country team, leaving the field to more experienced players as might be expected. When the Basketball season rolled around our class was still minus any players who made the Hrst string, though we were already developing future stars. Baseball and Track, however, brought out two of our ablest athletes. "Lefty" Daukas gave his support at first base, and "Shotput" Styrna heaved the weights and ran a fast quarter. Styrna was the only one to receive a letter. But our accomplishments in freshman year foretold that we should soon have athletes of a greater calibre. In the fall of 1936, we as sophomores were largely represented on the Football Team and the Cross Country Team. 'ALefty" Daukas earned a sub- stitute center position, and other sophomore members on the squad were "Andy" Palanski, "Hank" Doughty, A'Porky" Rolfe, A'Chris" Rellas, Julius Zedalis, and "Al" Maurice. In Cross-Country the stars on the team were the sophomores. "Ronnie" Short and "Speed" McMurray always led the Royal Blue Harriers. Other members on the team were "Slick" Hysette, 'AC1ene" Laliberte, "Shotput" Styrna, "Gussy" Martin, "Herby" Miller, and "Pauly" Messier. "Speed" McMurray was elected to lead the Royal Blue Harriers for the following year. No members from our class were on the Basketball Team that year. The Baseball and Track Teams, that spring, however, were largely composed of athletes from our class. In Baseball. "Lefty" Daukas was holding down first base. "Shotput" Styrna played in rightiieldg "Bob" Connors, on second base: "Hank" Doughty was a substitute catcher, and 'lAndy" Palanski a sub- stitute pitcher. Daukas, Connors, Styrna, and Palanski were the only lettermen. In Track our class had a good sophomore year. It was mostly through the efforts of the class of '39, that the team came within two points of winning the State Championship at the University of New Hampshire lnterscholastics at Durham, "Shotput" Styrna was the outstanding man in the hammer throw and the javelin throw, and 'lSpeed" McMurray received little competition in the mile run and the 880-yard dash. "Slick" Hysette in the dashes, "C1ussy" Martin in the 440-yard dash, "Red" Seaman in the 880-yard dash, and "Ronnie" Short in the mile were the other members of the squad. "Shotput" Styrna and "Speed" McMurray were the only Track lettermen from our class. In golf "Bill" Sullivan, "Kelly" Coffin, and "Jerry" Clifford showed their line calibre by leading the team to the State Golf Championship at Frank- lin. "Bill" Sullivan was elected to lead the team the following spring. In our junior year our class really went to town. The Football Team that year had a new stadium to compete in, and the boys from our class really fitted in with their new surroundings. With "Lefty" Daukas holding down the center berth, "Chris" Rellas and "Frankie" Wiljeta on the ends, "Jerry" Gallant, 'iJohnny" Masten, "Pauly" Gagnon, and "Hank" Doughty in the line, and "Andy" Palanski and "Ray" Barron in the backfleld, our class felt proud of itself. As the other members of the team were experienced veterans this was quite an honor. N. H. S. had a good season, thanks to the efforts of the boys from the class of '39. "Lefty" Daukas, the most experienced member of the team, was chosen by the other members to lead the Royal Blues the following fall. The Cross-Country Team had a good year, too. Led by Captain "Speed" McMurray, the team turned back quite a few strong teams from over the state. Other members of the team from our class were "Vitie" Corosa, "Al" Beaudry, l'Pauly" Messier, l'Jimmy" Booth, "Ronnie" Short, "C1ussy" Martin, "Red" Seaman and "Slick" Hysette. Corosa, Short, and McMurray were the only lettermen. "Speed" McMurray was reelected to lead the team in his senior year. When basketball was called out, our class responded by producing such stars as "Ray" Chantal, "Larky" Apostolica, "Chris" Rellas, "Frankie" Wil- jeta, and "Lefty" Daukas. The boys played wonderful basketball, and through their efforts the team was among the eight to compete at Durham. They were eliminated in the lirst game by Exeter High. "Chris" Rellas, a stalwart of the team, was elected to captain the squad in his senior year. As spring rolled around, Coach Webster W. White noticed that the boys were getting uneasy and restless: so he thought that the only solution was to call out Track, and he was right. From our class came 'iShotput" Styrna, the greatest trackman Nashua has had for years. His achievements speak for themselves. Styrna, who was an able performer on the baseball diamond, had given up baseball for track. Also i'Speed" McMurray was out to clean them up in the mile run and the 880-yard dash. He just about did it in the mile. Other members who helped the team along wonderfully were "C1ussy" Martin, "Red" Seaman, "Ronnie" Short, "Slick" Hysette, "Doc" Stamelos, and "Fitz" Fitzgerald. The team had its best season in years. It lost the State Champion- ship at Durham to Portsmouth by one point. The year before they had lost to Laconia by two points. It is interesting to note that the team was com- posed mostly of junior stars because Nashua had three men on the All-State Track Team, two juniors, Styrna in the hammer and javelin events and Mc- Murray in the mile run. The other man was a senior. They received as a token of their achievements, gold medals, and a miniature golden track shoe, with inscriptions on them. Both juniors hope to be on the All-State team in their senior year and the prospects are very bright for them. "Shotput" Styrna was elected by his teammates to lead the Royal Blue Trackmen in his senior year. Baseball had its own' stars, too, "Lefty" Daukas, the heavy hitting first baseman, "Andy" Palanski, pitcher, and "Porky" Rolfe, catcher. Other mem- bers were "Hank" Doughty, sub catcher, "Bob" Connor, second baseman, "Larky" Apostolica, rightfielder. The newly formed State Baseball Tourna- ment was held in Nashua. Our team defeated all other teams in the state to win the state title. The boys received as a token of their performance a minia- ture golden baseball. "Lefty" Daukas won individual slugging honors and received a bat autographed by Lou Gehrig. "Andy" Palanski was elected cap- tain for the following year. The Golf team also had a good junior year. Led by their able captain, "Bill" Sullivan, they won the state golf title. The other members of the team were "Kelly" Coffin and "Jerry" Clifford, A'Kelly" Coffin was elected to lead the Royal Blue Ciolf Team in his senior year and as he is an experienced play- er, the team, with the help of Sullivan and Clifford,ought to go places. ln- cidentally "Sully" won the State Caddy Championship at Manchester. Now We approach our senior year. When Coach Peter Chesnulevich called out football, the team led by Captain "Lefty" Daukas responded, The team was composed mostly of seniors, "Johnny" Masten, "Mooney" Aksten, "Frankie" Wiljeta, "Porky" Rolfe, "Andy" Palanski, l'Bob" Connor, "Hank" Doughty, "Hawkeye" Zedalis, "Jerry" Gallant, "Ray" Barron, l'Herby" Mil- ler, and "Bill" Sullivan. The team had a fair season and its greatest thrill was the turning back of Lowell, 20-13. Palanski, Rolfe, and Daukas were out- standing in the game. As this is their last year at high school football, we wish them good luck on college teams or other intra-mural teams. Rolfe was the only member of the team to make the All-State Football team. The Cross Country team, led by Captain "Speed" McMurray, had a good final season, defeating some of the strongest teams in the state. The other members of the team were "Al" Beaudry, 'lBob" Morrison, "Red" Seaman, "Ronnie", Short, and Alonzo Wolkowski. In the State Championships they placed fourth in a large field of twenty-six schools. This is a good record, as the boys were handicapped in the beginning of the season on account of not having a course to practice on. The hurricane had completely ruined their former course. The Basketball team led by Captain "Chris" Rellas had an up-and-down season. They Went to Durham in the State Tournament but were eliminated in their first game. The varsity was made up of all seniors, "Nick" Floras, "Ray" Chantal, "Hutch" Hutchins, "Larky" Apostolica, A'Lefty" Daukas, and "Chris" Rellas, Captain. Now that the Basketball season is over, it will not be very long before Track, Baseball, and Ciolf are called out. The class of '39 wishes the senior members of these teams a successful and happy year. We hope and trust that they will leave behind them an athletic record to be envied by all other classes. We also are thankful to Coach Peter Chesnulevich and Coach Webster W. White and the managers of the different athletic teams for their efforts in help- ing us along in athletics. We also thank Mr. Cheney Lawrence. He has tre- mendously helped the class of '39 along in athletics by his tireless eHorts. With- out his help our class would never have achieved such heights in athletics. We are indebted to Mr. Lawrence and give him our best wishes. HOMER MCMURRAY. i939 LETTER MEN Dramatics SENIOR PLAY CAST THE SENIOR PLAY The last strains of the orchestra lingered faintly. The lights were dimmed, and the curtains parted. lt was the night of December 16, 1938, and the class of 1939 was about to present that well-known stage and screen hit, Eerber and Kaufmans Stage Door. lt was a story of the life of stage girls, living in a boarding house called the Eootlights Club in New York. Terry Randall, played by Gabrielle Trot- tier, was given the opportunity to choose between a stage or a screen career. She had not yet been very much of a success on the stage, but could probably be a success in Hollywood if she would sign a contract and go West as Jean Maitland, played by Beatrice Eraser, did. Terry chose to stay in New York in hopes of getting a part in some big play, even if it meant working in bar- gain basements while she was waiting for that opportunity. Then finally when her big chance did come at midnight one night, she failed. ln this scene Gabrielle especially demonstrated the excellent acting which was apparent throughout her performance. Among those enlivening the Eootlights Club were Irene Eortier as Olga, a Russian concert pianist forced to earn her living playing for chorus girls: Julia Nadzeika as Bernice Niemeyer, who believed she could get parts by writ- ing letters: Adrienne Morse as Susan Paige, a typical dramatic school student: Natalie Gidge as Mary McCune llaittle Maryj and Rita Pombrio as Mary Harper CBig Maryy, two girls respectively very tall and very short: Claire Shea, as Ann Braddock, the prim, disapproving member of the club: and Doro- thy Lockhart, as Linda Shaw, the butterfly. Excellent performances were given by both Julia Belowski, as Kaye Ham- ilton, who because she was worried over financial affairs and family matters committed suicide, and Ruth Dugan, as Pat Devine, a nightclub dancer. Mattie, the maid, and Erank, the houseman, played by Esther Caras and James Booth, drew many laughs from the audience: while Madeleine Vauclain, played by Adrienne Dumaine: Louise Mitchell, played by Lorraine Sherman: Kendall Adams, played by Betty Carlson: and Mrs. Orcutt, the matron of the club, played by Virginia Trainovich, helped to provide character contrasts. Mary Baublis, as Judith Canfield, the disillusioned member of the club, fairly stopped the show every time she opened her mouth to make a cynical or sarcastic re- mark, and Ruth Goodwin, as Bobby Melrose, a southern belle, did an out- standing piece of work. Tony Gillette and Ellen Fenwick, two newcomers to the club, were impersonated by Rita Demers and Joan Hall. David Kingsley, a Hollywood picture man, played maturely by Stanley Bolster, and Keith Burgess. an ambitious playwright, Kimon Vasiliou, were the leading male characters of the play. They were assisted by Sam Hastings, played by Howard Porter: Jimmy Devereaux, played by Roger Jones: Dr. Randall, Terry's father, played by Lawrence Draper: Larry Westcott, a pub- licity man from Hollywood, played by Carl Cudhea: and his assistant Billy, Everett Johnson, Jr. Robert O'Clair and James Shortell, as Lou Milhauser and Fred Powell, two lumber men from the West, caused much merriment in their unsuccessful attempts to make a second date with two of the club girls. The part of Adolph Gretzl, president of a moving picture company, which was to have been played by Gaston Gaucher, was very ably portrayed by Mr. Fred Goodwin, who kindly consented to take the part at the last min- ute because of Gaucher's illness. Hence 1939 can boast of a Senior Play the cast of which contained father and daughter. The play was a great success through both the efforts of the cast and the excellent coaching of Miss Elizabeth Cornell. The property committee, headed by Betty Smith and Eleanor Caswell as co-chairmen, deserves a great deal of credit for the work they did, as do the costume committee with Anna- belle Spence as chairman, and the stage committee with Harlan Linscott as chairman. The beautiful sets of the play deserve special attention. Music was furnished by the High School Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Elmer Wilson. Many members of the faculty also toiled hard on various committees. The play was a success not only in the way of amusement and enter- tainment, but a financial success as well, since it played to one of the largest Senior Play audiences on record. Lois TRUAX. DRAMATICS CLUB Fostering the love of dramatics, as it has for several years, the Dramatics Club, under the presidency of Ruth Goodwin, continued to be the largest club in school during our senior year. At the assembly on March 3 the club under the excellent coaching of Miss Mabel Noyes presented Booth Tarkington's hil- arious play, 'iThe Trysting Place." Seniors in the cast were Stanley Bolster, Robert O'Clair, Lois Truax, Harold Porter, Ruth Dugan, and Irene Fortier. Numerous other seniors have participated in the afternoon programs of the club. ' CAST "CROSSING BRIDGES" "CROSSING BRIDGES" On March 28, 1939, Beatrice Fraser's original play, "Crossing Bridges," winner in the local contest, was presented at the school assembly. The cast for the delightful domestic comedy was as follows: Ethel Shaw, Adrienne Dumaine: Tom Shaw, Kimon Vasiliou: Martha Hines, Julia Nadzeika: Mr. Hines, Law- rence Draper: Constance Hines, Ruth Goodwin: Teddy Hines, Howard Porter: Carl Blackburn, Carl Cudhea. "Bea's" play was thereupon entered in the contest sponsored by the State Department of Education and chosen by the judges as one of the four out of twenty or more for final competition at Laconia, May 5, 1939. As Lawrence Draper and Kimon Vasiliou were unable to make the trip, in this second per- formance Tom Shaw was played by Stanley Balster, the part of Mr. Hines, by Carl Cudhea and that of Carl Blackburn by Austin Clement. At this presentation "Crossing Bridges" received the unanimous vote of the judges, bringing to Nashua first ranking among the larger high schools in the eighth New Hampshire Original Play Contest. 8 EJ I eau. meas- We, the class of 1939, who graduate after the class of 1938 and before the class of 1940, in order not to leave intestate, make this will, which we hope will not be declared unconstitutional, and demand that it shall be put into execution on the 22nd day of June, the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-nine, and name Dr. COkenkoholmD Sharpe, D.M.D., C.C.D., R.F.D., and L.L.D., as our sole executor. FIRST: We bequeath to Mr. Tracey athletic teams which will make money and keep his new "position" out of the red. SECOND: To our headmaster and beloved friend Mr. Nesmith, we leave a recording opening with melodious chimes followed by the phrase. "I have a notice," in the hope that it will relieve some of the strain on his vocal cords. THIRD: To Mr. Lawrence we leave fewer "jitterbugs" to contend with at the few school dances. FOURTH: The greatest service that we feel we can do to the faculty in general is to leave them. FIFTH: To Miss Barnes, we bequeath more pupils in her senior Latin class. SIXTH: To Miss Brown, we leave a strong pencil with a musical tinkle so that when rapping on her desk she will not frighten those pupils engaged in conversation. SEVENTH: To Miss Grace Campbell, we do not leave Dale Carnegie's new book How to Win Friends and Influence People. She doesn't need it. EIGI-l'I'l-li To Mr. Canfield we leave an automobile jack with which he may hoist up his radiator cap and quietly slip a newer model underneath. NINTH: To Miss Cornell we leave a raised platform to be installed at the front of Room 118 on which she may act out, more conveniently, the parts in Shakespeare's plays. TENTH: We bequeath to Miss Cramer continued good eyesight to catch the gum chewers before the beginning of the first period. ELEVENTH: To Miss Dale we leave a typewriter which has the French accents, and a bigger oflice to take care of the crowd after school. TWELFTH: To Miss Dowd we leave a set of desks with built-in mirrors so that her future classes may see themselves when she says, "If you could only see yourselves, class," a privilege which we never enjoyed. ' THIRTEENTH: To Miss Helen Glen we leave a set of rubber dishes in which to serve food. in order that they may be freely bounced on the lunch- room floor without breakage. FOURTEENTH: To Miss Hamel we bequeath dozens and dozens of those "cute" skirts, PIFTEENTH: 'We bequeath to Mr. Hatch some of his former aggressive- ness, for confidentially, we hear that in college he was captain of his boxing team. SIXTEENTH: To the janitors we leave a live cent cigar apiece to show the generosity of the Senior Class. SEVENTEENTH: To Miss Kagarise we leave a Kiddie Kar to be used on her frequent tripsto the homes of her pupils. EIGHTEENTH: To Mr. Keefe we leave a new set of "puns" so that the class of '40 will enjoy history as much as we did. NINETEENTH: We leave to Mr. Kilbane a pair of boxing gloves, and the advice to lead with his left. TWENTIETH: To Miss McGlynn we leave a humidifier for her classroom, for those few who find history dry. TWENTY-FIRST: To Mr. Messer we leave a big, plush chair where he may recline, now that he has such capable assistants. TWENTY-SECOND! To Mr. Morley we leave a cage to put his goldfish in. away from those goldfish "gulpers." TWENTY-THIRD: To Mrs. Nesmith we leave many new and interesting camera angles so that the results of her efforts in the photo world may be truly appreciated. TWENTY-FOURTH: To Miss Noyes we bequeath enough paint to finish painting the rest of her car, now that one door has been repainted. TWENTY-FIFTH: To the Office Staff we leave "Cheng" and "Nezzie." It is our humble opinion that they will have their hands fulll To Miss Camp- bell we leave a glass case to enclose the fountain pen that has done such noble duty for the class of 1939. To Miss Tsiantas we leave fame, so that her autographs will be sought instead of fought., TWENTY-SIXTH: To Mr. O'Neil we leave a pretty "welcome" mat to be placed before his door to attract the girls to his home room. TWENTY-SEVENTH: To Mr. Sharpe we leave a sinking fund enabling him to purchase an adequate amount of composition paper and thereby eliminate all struggles of his pupils to obtain some for their homework. TWENTY-EIGHTH: To Mr. Robert Slavin we bequeath a shaggy mustache through which he may strain and purify all obnoxious gasses before inhaling them. TWENTY-NINTH: To Miss Frances Sullivan we' bequeath a class of Sen- iors who will not be so clever at obtaining library permits as we were. TI-IIRTIETH: To Miss Mae Sullivan we leave a passport to Germany. Whither, in spite of the country's present state of affairs, she may wish to es- cape from the ungermanic atmosphere of her own classroom. THIRTY-FIRST: To Miss Walst1'om we leave a nice juicy assortment of super-modernistic surrealists. THIRTY-SECOND: We bequeath to Mr. White some detectives who can find the cross country boys who didn't come in. THIRTY-THIRD: To Mr. Wilson, alias "Pop," we leave our permission to organize a swing band to be called "Wilson's Wows," who will play the Hit Parade in assembly. THIRTY-FOURTH: To the Tattler Staff we leave our sympathies. THIRTY-FIFTH: The class of '40 we hail as seniors and hope they can think of clever things to say in their will. THIRTY-SIXTH: To the class of '41, alias the sophomores., a word which denotes wise fools. we leave the knowledge of all our mistakes that they may profit by them. 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V4 ' ' ' 'M ggi? : h 1- ., P Q x' b-' 533' Ar' aqi' ' ,-rQ5"sQ"1 '-B7 'E' ' ' ' ' ,H-.-is ' 'M V. .' .. , 1.3 t A 14--H i i' rx .x , 'J' ' 'E, ' It '. , ' " ' - . vt if Er , " Y, 1 INFORMAL SNAPSHOTS INFORMAL SNAPSHOTS , J Q JMX .ei ri- l g Gran Qafigay PART I January l, l949. Neverglades, Ela.-Arrived here today to meet Bea- trice Eraser. Saw Doris Keene, wife of Count de-Something-or-Other at New Year's party at the Hotel Swank, run by Celia Gordon. January 2. Saw Robert Coy and Earl Damon. representatives of Ye Olde Eur Company. Said business wasn't so good down here. January 3. Leaving in five minutes for World's Fair with Bea-she's the barker-in-chief of Marguerite Moran's Six Ring Circus. Am now aboard The Nashuana. Victor Aksten's a swell pilot-so's his chief mechanic, Roland Bonenfant. Like the stewardesses, Ruth Annis and Betty Cheshire, very much. January 4. Hudson, N. H. Fair is wonderfull Helen McQuade, Shir- ley Lund, and Rita Seaman, snake charmers, are great! Julia Lapin's booth, "Advice on Affairs of the Heart," is about the most popular attraction-en- joyed Miss Lapin a lot. Understand there has been quite a fight for business between the Caviar Boothe, run by Eleanor Caswell, and the Eair's one and only Hot Dog Stand, owned by Shirley Page and Agnes Hovagimian. Saw Mildred Wheeler receive cup for her barkless dog, and Nellie Yukano receiving duplicate for her gruntless pigj January 5. Met Lillian Moore, inventor of invisible ear tiebacks for men, Also met Lucille Barrette, inventor of steam-heated overshoes. Eair has many thrills, but greatest thrill of all is watching Virginia Morey and Gabrielle Beaulieu wash the windows of skyscrapers. Leaving for London at 8:17 tomorrow. January 8. London, Painted during auto race between speed kings Robert Evans and Frederick Andrews. Both altogether too reckless to suit me. January l l. Julia Belowski gave grand performance as a vixen in Lillian Balcom's play, "The Bad Earth." January 12. Old acquaintance of mine, Louise Hammond, who became an English citizen about eight years ago, was elected to House of Commons to- day. It's fun knowing famous people! January 13. Enjoyed visit to Nada Tibbetts' "School for Charm." Watched her two best models, Norman Borghi and Andrea Blake, pose for a magazine cover. it January 14. Only one in audience to laugh at "funny" vaudeville acts of two Americans, Marjorie Farwell and Sylvia Dickstein-was very much embarrassed, but someone has to appreciate jokes here-the English certainly don't. Must leave here tonight-had grand week. January 15. Paris. Tried to see Virginia Cardin, whom I knew in High School, but her secretary said she was in conference with Theresa 1-ludon and Florette Bernier, other dress designers. Wait until 1'm famous! l'll be too busy to see her! January 16. Glimpsed two American movie stars, Doris Clarry and Cornelia Burnham, at opening night of Mabel Hamilton's opera, "A Worm on a Bar of Soap." Awfully boring-and I don't mean the worm. January 17. Berlin. Haven't seen Hitler, but have seen Evelyn Brown and Blanche Fedesovich in "Mrs. Hitler" contest. January 18. Got caught in midst of mob shooting stones at Millard Berry, chief of the "Anti Spinach Eaters," and his leaders, Warren Virchow, Al- bert Kuchinski, and Donald Foss. Among reporters brave enough to snap pic- tures were Hazel Brooks, Lillian Baxter, and Pearl Raby. January 19. Vienna. Worth coming here to see Barbara Montgomery and Marshall Tebbetts showing the Viennese how to do a Viennese waltz. January 20. St. Moritz. Had wonderful trip through mountains, but am completely exhausted. , January 21. Just wasn't born a skier. Have tried to learn from such famous instructors as Mazel Fuller, Genevieve Alexopoulos, and Laura Car- din, but it's no go! 1 still have to marvel at Alonzo Wolkowski's skiing- can easily see why he's world champ. January 22. Geneva. League of Nations far more interesting than try- ing to ski. Heard Agnes Lee and Jane Steele speak on reason for retaining league-very convincing arguments. January 23. Petrograd, Russia. Watched Baranova, Premiere Dan- seuse of the Russian Ballet, rehearse. The three famous critics, Martha Lee, Victoria Tamposi, and Erna Bauer, claim she'l1 be as good as Ruth Dugan or Mary Hurley if she studies hard enough-guess they're right. January 24. Funinski, Russia. Talked with Julia Putis and Bernice Kozlowsky, two wives of the dictator, Constantine Pialtous: both lived in America once, but have forgotten the English language. Betty Smith and Rita Sughrue were their interpreters. January 25. Song-Song, China. Katherine Harwood says she has the wrath of all the Chinese men on her head for inducing some of the Chinese women to have permanents. 1 thought it strange that some of the Chinese women in this vicinity had curly hair. January 25. Bumped into Claire Shea and Albertine Phaneuf, agents for Rogers' Silverware, trying to persuade the Chinese to use silverware instead of chopsticks. Poor Merton Caswell! Saw him trying to teach the natives Chinese Checkers-don't blame him for giving it up as a bad job. January 26. Tokio, Japan. Was introduced to Ruth King, first wom- an Jiu-Jitsuist, who gave a wonderful exhibition here today. Also introduced to her trainer, Anna Savage. January 30. Puzzleooza, Africa. Had rather tiresome trip from Japan, but am finding plenty here to interest me. Am leaving tomorrow on expedi- tion through jungle with Explorer Carlton Coffin. January 31. Wealthy Anthony Dublow was pointed out to me today- seems strange that he made his money selling "gold" rings from the American "Five and Tens" to the savages for their noses. February 8. Got back from thrilling expedition today. Watched Lois Truax give tom-tom lessons, and Greta Porter and Barbara Davis teach war dances-very interesting. Came across scientist Jeannette Doucet in the heart of the jungle, trying to make tender hamburgers out of monkey meat. February 9. Two Americans, Ann Lafazani and Julia Koadolas, are al- most in tears because in the five days they've been here, they haven't found one person interested in their wild animal exhibition. I didn't tell them, because I thought they'd find out soon enough, that the people around here see the creatures every day of their lives. Hate to think of long trip to Brazil, starting tomorrow. February 16. Nutz, Brazil. Not half so interesting as Africa-jungle seems like imitation. Amusing posters in jungle by Alice O'Brien, Teresa Beli- veau, and Helen Bernikowicz advertising the "Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals." February 17. New fad started by Kathleen Landry and Rita Anctil very amusing. They use tame crocodiles for transportation. February 18. Saw fad carried further today. Veronica Baranowski, Bessie Slattery, and Virginia Tranovich all had their crocodiles painted to match their costumes. February 19. Ruth Johnson and Edward Bonnette seem very awkward while learning native dances for their next picture, "Shake and Wiggle." February 20. More experimenting-Yolande Faucher and Annis Wilson still trying to find something to feed lambs so they'll grow colored wool. February 21. Have had great fun gallivanting around, but am heading for good old U. S. A. tomorrow, for "Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home." CLARA DIGNAM. PART II Place: Festival of Saturn, 1949 World's Fair at the cosmopolitan city of Hudson, New Hampshire. At this fair there is a new invention at the R. C. A. exhibit called the BIOPHONE. This new invention tells the present profession of a person. One needs only to deposit in a special slot a metal plate with the individual's name on it and the operator receives an oral response from a concealed loud speaker. Some gentleman, who is evidently interested in the professions of the members of the class of 1939 of Nashua High School, is operating the machine. Let us listen in and hear what the loud speaker is blaring forth- Gene Ackley, Professor of Ballet Dancing at the University of China. Donald Barron, Editor of the New York Chimes. Al Beaudry, soap box ora- tor. Anita Bibeau, hairdresser to Minnie Mouse. Gertrude Bills, owner of the Dew Drop Inn. Paul Boite, President of the Iron Horse Glue Works. Jimmy Booth, clown in the circus. James Good, United States Ambassador to Holland. Donald Burleigh, a bus driver. Austin Clement, manufacturer of electric chairs. Gerald Clifford, Caddymaster at the Merrimack Country Club. Bob Connor, baseball announcer for Whizzo Gas and Oil Company. Romeo Couture, leader of Milford's All-Girl Band. Louis Daukas, football coach at Tyngsboro High School. Johnnie Debelis, colonel in the local militia. Jimmy Degnan, President of the East Coast Puppet Shows. Lambert Dube, manager of Sheep's Clothing Store. Henry Farland, special technician in a tex- tile mill in Japan. Tommy Fitzgerald, United States Senator from New York. Gloria Desmarais, the matron at the Hudson Y. W. C. A. Minnie Draska- wich, librarian at the Keene Library. Bessie Fanos, fortune teller at the fair. Doris Fanos, press agent for the Ashie Cigarette Company. Eva Fanos, hostess at the fair. Lester Flanders, Director of the Stickem Loan Company. Art Foley, comedian in the movies. Dot Gaffney, torch singer. Paul Gagnon, giant in a sideshow. Lucille A. Gaudette, teacher at the Nashua High. Lu- cille J. Gaudette, nurse at the I. Killem Hospital. Sammy Goodhue, President of 'the Rat Extermination Agency. Bertha Hardy, saleslady for the Stay Sweet Perfume Company. Roland Harwood, owner of a truck farm. Camille Houle, state political figure. Elizabeth Huff, Dean of Girls at the Heap Learnem Academy. Roger Jones, Speaker for the New York Society Girls' Club. War- ren Hutchinson. member of the clergy. Walter Juranis, author of that heart- to-heart column in the Hudson Daily News called "Advice to High School Stu- dents." Annie Kapisky, owner of "Tardy" who has twice won the Kentucky Derby. Jake Kalled, Bing Crosby's protege. Richard King, model for Nice- Fit Suit Company. Harry Kleiner, bachelor poet. Art Kitchener, the man on the flying trapeze in a circus. Phil Labombarde, physics instructor. Gene Laliberte, owner of the five hundred "Lookwell" Shoe Stores. Tasia Lampropoulos, member of the United States Foreign Service. Pete Lojko, owner of a pool room. Bronislawa Malavich, saleslady in the J. C. Mocas Button Shop. Gus Martin, research worker. Alfred Maurice, designer of the new five cent President Evans stamp. Earl Maynard, booking agent for the country's best swing bands. Josephine Mazeika, telephone operator. Henry McCarty, tap dancer. Cammy Melanson, dress designer. Herbert Miller, news reporter. Coleman Mocas, bodyguard to Frank Parker. Bill Morse, automobile salesman. John Navickas, statesman. Richard O'Donnell, light- weight boxer. Ywlalter Olson, sailor. Bob O'Neil, manager of the Boston Bees. Frank Parker, jockey. Lucille Paul, oflice girl at Nashua High. Win- slow Payne, daredevil. Rena Peters, woman doctor. Donald Pickering, pri- vate detective. Gardner Pickering, male nurse. Raymond Poirier, lion tam- er. Guy Ricard, Latin teacher. Bill Riley, engineer on the Boston and Maine. Jeannette Pombrio, chorus girl. James Shortell, night watchman at a girls' school. Annabelle Spence, housewife and author of Thorns In Your Budget. Anna Theoharis, social service worker. Robert Trow, sword swallower. John Urban, floorwalker in a Chicago department store. Hollis Van Amringe, legal adviser to the city of Nashua. Helen Vasilas, instructor in charm and per- sonality. Kimon Vasiliou, lawyer. Erving Weisman and his cousin, Bob Weisman, owners of the Harvard Dating Bureau for Girls. Frank Wiljeta, a doctor in Los Angeles. Annie Wirbal, president of the National Women's Club. Julius Zedalis, radio announcer. Now that we have heard all this we decide to go on to the next concession. It is here that I leave you to wander about the grounds. CREIGHTON MULVANITY. PART III I'm a traveling salesman. Now, that isn't really as funny as it sounds. I represent the Institute of Snooping Opinions which is managed by Paul Cor- mier. I travel all over these parts doing nothing-or practically nothing-but asking questions. You may not believe it, but that is dangerous business. When I asked Stan Bolster. Public Enemy No. 1, whether or not he had paid his income tax, Everett Johnson and Howard Porter, his red-headed hatchet men, courteously escorted me out of town in a Solls Soyce, a make which is manufactured, incidentally, by The Rita Burns and Lucille Caron Company. By the time I stopped running-oh, I mean the next place I found myself in was the big metropolis of Hudson. I stopped at Farmer Gus C1aucher's house on the outskirts of the town to ask him what he thought of the younger generation. As he opened his mouth with a very determined expressionon his face, his wife, whose name used to be Mary Baublis, told him to hold his tongue. Mary Viens, the housekeeper, kept on mopping the floor without paying any attention to what was going on. Since there was nothing doing here, not even a good argument, I hitched a ride with Clifford Spencer, the hired man, who was going to see his girl, Marjorie Kirkorian. Learning that the Laura Beaulieu and Eunice Boutilier circus was in town, I went. At the side show tent Robert Krym, a liashy barker, was inviting the public to witness the daring feats of the snake charmer, Betty Carlson, while Anne Travers was demonstrating free of charge her ability at sword swallow- ing and fire eating. I bought tickets for the big tent from Ernestine Kulas, a wise-cracking blond, and proceeded to do my best in making a pest of myself around the performers. Clara Dignam, the circus queen, politely ignored me, while Natalie Gidge, of the Flying Ciidgies, told me that "C1lash Gordon" by Dena Panagoustas was her favorite comic strip character. I saw the big cow- boy star of the show, Norman Fortier, with his famous horse, Susabelle. Ac- companying him in his troupe were three handsome cowgirls, Effie Katsoupis, Lucille Ouellette, and Rachel Vaillancourt. I didn't meet Jean Rothenberg, the lion tamer, because she was in the hospital after a tussle with Leo the Fierce-Hearted. However, her assistant, Jacqueline Loranger, put the cats through their routine. After witnessing the afternoon performance, I walked down the main street of the town trying to find a place to eat. I finally 'went in to Ma's Home Cooking Restaurant, managed by Lillian Burque, where Anita Hurst waited on me. As the radio was on, I listened to Florence Hayward's broadcast of the latest news, which consisted mainly of the fact that Dictator Robert O'Clair of Ciabland, the country of the Amazons, had been assassinated by revolution- ists led by Julia Nadzeika. It was expected that Commander General Roy Rigney of the Non-Existent Defense Forces of Land and Sea would succeed him in trying to subdue the rebel females. The following program signed on with the familiar word "Cheerio." It was Maestro Bernie Pastor and All His Pretty Pals, including the Lockhart Twins, mainly Dot and Lucille, masters of double talkg Martha Adams, song stylist: and that slapstick comic A'Sully," less well- known as William Sullivan. By this time I had given up trying to cut my leather steak, so I called for the cook, Joan Hall, to find out lgnw in the world she ever thought she could cook, She replied that she never thought, so that was that. After supper, I walked around town in order to kill time while waiting for the night plane to New York. At the local theatre, Lucille Grandmaison's latest picture, "Siren of the Nile," was playing. As the ritzy box oflice girl, Leona Ermala, told me, 'AIt's simply swell." However, I didn't go in. I strolled by Bessie Ivalis' Kiddie Shoppe: ran by Howard ClifIord's Sea-Food Market: and lingered in front of John Molloy's Beauty Salon, before reaching the airport. There I talked with Beverly Blake, the radio operator, who was very much worried over the fact that the plane was a few minutes late. The plane finally did arrive, and I hopped in. The pilot of the big trans- port plane, Irene Fortier, was a famous war ace of the last Atmospheric-Oceanic War. The cute stewardess, Norma Benjamin, busied herself trying to make the passengers comfortable. I recognized several of my fellow travelers. Of course, everyone knew Secretary of Weather Conditions, Rita Demers, who was on her wav to Washington to confer with the President on whether or not the atmospheric conditions were proper to a fireside chat at this time. I visited a few minutes with Adrienne Dumaine, the President of the Society for Pre- vention of Cruelty to Jitterbugs and Flat Foot Flooges. On her way to New York also was Gabrielle Trottier, famous Broadway producer of magnificent extravaganzas, to judge a contest intended to try to pick Mr. America. Sit- ting across the aisle from me was that famous lecturer and professor on Marital Problems, Ruth Goodwin: while directly in front of me was Anne Ratof, a housewife who had won a round trip to New York with all expenses paid for an essay written on "How Flaky Mild Soap Keeps Me from Having Dishwater Hands." This contest was sponsored by the Katharine Dalaberas Cosmetic Company. When I arrived in New York, I went to my hotel in a taxi operated by Michael Jankowski. Sitting in the lobby as I came in was Irene Charpentier, the famous radio comedienne, talking to her dynamic press agent, Lawrence Draper. Virginia Koltsidas and Marion Winslow, the two elevator girls, were so intensely interested in what Janice Shepard, the switchboard operator, had done the night before, that I did not have the heart to disturb them. There- fore I walked up to my third story room with Ernestine Hodge, the bellgirl, carrying my bags. As soon as I was alone, I telephoned Esther "Winchell" Caras to get all the latest news around town. Well, it seemed as though Queen Cleopatra Sty- lianos of the Land of Pharoahs had arrived this morning on a visit to the United States with her two nieces, the Princesses Alexandria Curtis and Xanthy Coutsonikas: also that Playwright Virginia Leaver's play, "Sit Tight and Hold On," was a huge success, with Theresa Lafleur in the leading role. I asked her what was a good place to spend an evening and she recommended Richard Lavoie's Ultra-Ultra night club. This club had a sensational new floor show featuring Leonard Rolfe, who did a ballet dance on his hands while giving a lecture on football! Deciding to do some night-clubbing, I put on my new evening gown, de- signed especially for me by that exclusive Paris designer, Evelyn Lesieur. Then, I called The Escort Bureau for Lonely Females in order to get myself an escort for the evening. I was very lucky to secure the services of the proprietor him- self, Carl Cudhea. First, to lend dignity to the evening we went to the opera, where we heard that superb artist, Lorraine Sherman, as Madame Kitchenfly. Then, we visited several night clubs. At the Club Marseilles, I bought a rose from the stately flower girl, Adrienne Morse, while that famous hot swing trio composed of Doris Consigny, Agnes Bankowski, and Harriet Brown went to town. As we got up to dance, the celebrated Lucille Britton of headline fame sailed in with her prospective fourth husband in tow, and her arms decorated with diamond bracelets, most of them, no doubt, from Frances Krugel's exclu- sive Fifth Avenue Jewelry Establishment. After witnessing the renowned pre- cision dancing of the chorus girls, Mary Markewich, Antosa Milenavich, and Dorothy Warren, I decided that the sun was now arisen to a suflicient height to allow me to go to bed. Therefore I went to my hotel to get some sleep. leaving a message with the night clerk, Lena Shepherd, to call me at ten o'clock, fwhich she, of course, neglected to doj. After a twelve o'clock breakfast, I went out for a walk, thinking I might run into some of my old acquaintances. Selling popcorn on the corner was Evelyn Maynard, and she was, by the looks of things, telling Betty Bergeron to go peddle her hotdogs at some other location. A car screeched to a stand- still, and I heard Dorothy Giles, the back seat driver, yell "Henre-e-e, I told you not to go so fast." Thereupon Henry meekly started again at a snail's pace. Two sophisticated debutantes, Rita Pombrio and Pearl Gamache, wearing the latest thingamajigs in hats, went by in a cream-colored roadster: no doubt on their way to a pink tea. At a stand owned by Nellie Urban, I bought a newspaper. Glancing down the front page, I saw a picture of Laure LePage, Wall Street tigress, who had just made another big deal. Also on the front page was the news that Betty Hagerty, wife of a multimillionaire manufacturer of holeless doughnuts, had just recovered from the measles. I notice that some of you are fldgeting, so here I'll end my talk, which your principal, Marjorie Irvine, asked me to deliver here tonight before the graduating class of nineteen fifty. I have told you what graduates of the class of nineteen-thirty-nine are doing. May you in some cases follow in their footsteps, and in other cases forget to do so. BEATRICE FRASER. PART IV Twenty long years have rolled by since I stood up here and read off the prophecies for the class of l939. In these twenty years it has been fun to keep track of my former classmates and to see how they are faring in the world. I have been able to do this with the assistance of Paul Seaman, who is now famous for finding a way to put vitamin X, the bark-inducing vitamin, in Snappo Dog Biscuits, a dog biscuit manufactured by Alfred Doucet and Pro- fessor Paul McAdoo, the latter also owner of a trained seal act now touring in vaudeville. Our class has spread to the four corners of the earth, scattering goodwill everywhere. Edmund Styrna, for instance, has become a missionary in the Belgian Congo: Harry Cross is devoting his life to a study of the duck-billed platypus, one of Australia's many curious animals. Stanley Purvinis and Wil- bur Milliken are at sea searching for the lost continent of Atlantis: their trip is being sponsored by Gregory Pederzani, the maker of Pederzani's Super Air Rifles Creighton Mulvanity, influenced no doubt by his job as a class prophet, is now appearing as Swami, the Fortune Teller. Roland Vaillancourt, a physi- cist, has, working independently of Copernicus and Columbus, advanced a theory that the world is round. Doctor Peter Stamelos is now a world-famous veterinarian. Edward Stapanon and Veto Vaticonis have gone into partnership in a dairy farm in the flatlands of Brooklyn. Donald Doughty has made himself a saviour of mankind through his invention of skidless soap. Armand Hysette, better known as just plain Armand, is now a chef at the Hotel New Yorker. Some of our class have very odd jobs indeed. Geraldine Hanson is a hostess on the new Fifth Avenue Subway. Raymond Trombley has a job in a mattress factory, breaking in mattresses. John Masten is now in sunny Spain, where he has made quite a reputation as a bull-fighter. And last but not least among the odd-jobs is that of Donald Birchall, who poses for collar ads. Our class has also produced some experts in the field of literature. Homer McMurray has at last revealed his finer, nobler side and has become a poet. He wrote Butterflies-fA Book in Verse. Robert Morrison is writing an "Ad- vice to the Lovelorn" column in the Nashua Telegraph, which is published by Wilfred Ciagnon. Harold Hill, the editor of an almanac, made himself world- famous by predicting the weather correctly one day a year or two ago. Among guardians of the peace of one sort or another we have Edward Suskevich, the head of the strong-arm squad on the Nashua Police Department, and Edgar Lemay, Justice of the Peace, who has made Nashua a famous Gretna Green. Outside the country we have two traffic officers, Paul Apostolica in the Yukon Valley in Alaska, and Vitie Corosa in the Gobi Desert in Arabia. Vitie wrote saying that the whole desert traffic squad has just received some .radio- equipped camels to make their job easier. Frank Richardson is now a 'sergeant in the French Foreign Legion. Other classmates now living out of the United States are George Benson, king of a South Sea island which he won as a consolation prize in a cereal con- test, and Roger Dumaine, who has a chain of peanut plantations in Peru. All students wishing to know the price of peanuts in Peru are referred to Roger. The love of animals has built a career for Raymond Pinet, who owns a pet shop. Animals figure also in the careers of Wesley Boles, who has be- come a peerless animal trainer, and Albert "Bring 'Em Back Anyway" Bon- nette, a big-game hunter who supplies Wesley with his sparring partners. Al- though his prey is not so large, Maurice Lemay has made quite a reputation for himself as an insect exterminator. Hollywood has called many of our friends. You all remember Maurice French, don't you? He is now a cowboy in M-G-M's latest Western thriller, "The Lone Ranger in Mars." Joseph Sienkiewicz and Bronca Kamienecka are co-starring in the current production of Romeo and Juliet, showing at the State Theater next Tuesday. Incidentally, the owner of the State Theater is Chris Rellas, who asked me to tell you that next Tuesday night is Living-Room Night. A handsome, upholstered easy chair is being given away to every patron. In the field of music we have Marie Sherlock and Albert Ouellette, the singing team which scored such a remarkable hit in the opera, "The Cuckoo's Crow," written by our own Wanda Goy. Stanley Jureka is the conductor of the orchestra at the Metropolitan Opera House. Dancing also is enriched by the achievements of members of our class. Gerald Gallant is country with his now touring the American Ballet troupe, and George Greenleaf, the originator of the dance, "The Little Potato," is now making a personal appearance tour with Harlan Linscott's ever-popular or- chestra, The Linscott Lullaby Loons. The boys, however, are not the only ones to be up in the world. Doro- thy Ford is in charge of the information department at Grand Central Station: Mildred Williams enjoys the distinction ofbeing the only lady blacksmith in the country: and Edna Elwell has become world-famous by winning four blue ribbons for her World's Fair Squash exhibit. She is president of the Amal- gamated Squash-growers Union of America. Some innovations made by former members of our class have proved of value to the public. Robert Keene has started a group of kindergartens, pos- sibly trying to recapture some departed pleasures. Robert Wood and Nicholas Floras are experimenting with stingless bees on their bee ranch in the Rocky Mountains. Speaking of ranches, Glendon Puckett has a job breaking in horses on a dude ranch. , Here and there we run across some very odd vocations. Edward Hutch- ins has one of these. He is teaching college boys the correct way to go about gulping goldfish. While deep-sea diving, Norman Wheeler found a mermaid, the puzzle of the deep, and made a fortune for himself by selling her to the Smithsonian Institute. Edmund Kopka is the owner of an alligator farm in Florida. The lure of metropolitan life, as it has a habit of doing, has drawn some of our students from the seeming dullness of the small city into the hurly-burly of New York. Rockefeller Center has as Nashua's representatives Albina For- rest, chief in charge of all tree surgeons in the center, and Roy Grant, who broad- casts his daily "Cooking Lessons to Bachelors." Graduating from a position as head salad-maker at the Ritz, Bernice Burnika has become a millinery de- signer at Saks Fifth Avenue. Lucille Hodge has risen to great heights in her new position as a steeplejack. Taking a position formerly considered the ex- clusive property of men, Rachel Riendeau has become one of the best bridge- designers in the world. Night club life has claimed Peter Banaskevich, who has been quite a play- boy and man-about-town since winning the Irish Sweepstakes. Dorothy Caron is a torch singer at Pete's on the old Lowell road. Frank Lapin is now the owner, and George Gardner the manager in charge of the penthouse, at Pete's. Lucille Durst is a gold-digger in the Silver Dollar Bar's new floor show. Ray- mond Baron is also on the floor show as "Baroni the Magician." His favorite trick is making his entire audience disappear. The urge to travel has appealed to many thirty-niners. Raymond Chan- tal started on a rocket trip to the moon but had to make a forced landing at Coney Island. He now operates the roller-coaster there, Paul Messier wanted to rise to great heights in New York. He did, He now owns the Empire State Building. I Lucille Chagnon is the owner of a chain of twenty-five cents, fifty cents, and a dollar beauty parlors. Her dollar treatments feature the Karauski toe- dimpler, styled by Daniel Karauski. While on the subject of fashions we may mention Christos Costaros who is known as the fashion plate of the North Woods, where he is a fishing and hunting guide, Another authority on what is proper is Sylvia Gauthier, the Emily Post of our day. Andrew Palanski owns the dog concession at the Yankee Stadium. Elphege Desclos is a swan-boat operator on Boston Common. Ronald Short is a bouncer at the Brown Derby, and Roland Robichaud is a bellhop at Grand Hotel. All these jobs are useful to a steadily growing public. Norman Robbins has a job not to be envied. He is a wrestling referee, James Papachristos has been hired by the Russian Government to lead mass drill. Richard Trufant is with the circus as a juggler. His experience carry- ing milk bottles back to the lunch counter in his high school days has proved invaluable to him. The lure of Old China has drawn two members of the class of '39. China's need for flying instructors has been satisfied by Dorothy Brewer and Theresa Bourgault. They were selected by the Honorable General of the Chinese Army, Philip Kirkpatrick. Another member of our class in the Orient is Ethel Watkins, who holds a very high position on the royal secretarial staff of the Emperor of Japan. In the ranks of nature-lovers we have Charles Soroko and Helen Drabin- owitz, co-editors of the magazine Our Fine-Feathered Friends, and Dorothy Lantzas, who is founder of the Lantzas Home for Deaf and Dumb Humming- Birds. Also in the field of nature is Lionel Ouellette, ace snake-charmer with lVlefoofsky's Reptilian act. Last but by no means least we come to Melvina Lapinski, the first woman- president of the United States of Bali-Bali. Hats off to Melvinal In parting let me quote a few lines once said by Confucius, "If you build a better mousetrap you'll soon find a needle in his haystack," or words to that effect. ' ALFRED MAURICE. Class Cration Vincit Qui Se Vincit "Who Conquers Self Is Truly Conqueror" For the past few months. we, the people of the United States, have been greatly concerned with the precarious position of international af- fairs. We have reason to be so concerned. Even though the present American policy is one of staunch neutrality, and an ocean five thousand miles wide may separate our continent from the strife across the sea, we realize that foreign en- tanglements inevitably concern our welfare. We have profited greatly from experience gained in the years 1914 to 1918 and we now know that if the world must be made safe for democracy, it certainly will never be accomplished by conflict. We, therefore, are determined to use one method only for settling discord-that meth- od shall be arbitration. Arbitration provides the means for negotiating the reconciliation of belligerent nations in a satisfactory manner. A declaration of war and the mere conquering of another nation does not subdue the existing attitude of the conquered people, but only incites a more intense feeling of hatred. The armistice of a war is only a temporary suspension of hostilities, not a period in which a cooperative spirit and goodwill reign. These foregoing statements of mine concerning the strife across the sea, may serve to create the impression that the word conquer, as well as its meaning, should be banned from the lives of humanity because it destroys the feeling of goodwill, This is quite true in the case of enmity toward peoples or nations where an unlawful, inhuman cause is the object of conflict. However, you may say, for example, that in the case of any competitive sport the conquering motive is indeed very strong, and yet there are no harmful effects arising from it, True -victory is the reward for the participation in the contest: the victor must conquer his opponent, but a feeling of goodwill prevails and there is no mali- cious intent to promote a harmful effect. We are still confronted with the fact that the ability to conquer or master another is considered a great achievement regardless of motive. History glorifies the feats of Caesar and Napoleon. Both of these conquerors reaped a harvest of glory at the expense of loyal subjects and became heroes to posterity. As individuals their characteristics were unnoticeable: as leaders of con- quering peoples they excelled and were raised to great heights. We do not wish to defame these immortals, but can we truthfully say that they were of sterling character and high ideals? They were possessed of genius and the ability to master others, but were they capable managers of their own personal lives? Were they able to master their own personal imperfections? lf they were not, then I believe they had no just reason in their attempt to conquer others. The proverb "Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world," clearly states this thought. Therefore, if we apply our abilities to conquer to the mastery of our own problems and handicaps, to the control of the undesirable impulses and thoughts generated within our minds, instead of to the mastery of others, we are truly employing our motto, i'Who Conquers Self is Truly Conqueror," and the word conquer is given a constructive significance. There are many striking examples that serve to illustrate the success at- tained by those who were determined to conquer physical handicaps. Such eminent people as Edward Livingston Trudeau, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Glen Cunningham, and Helen Keller, have set forth inspiring examples. We are all familiar with the courageous story of Edward Livingstone Trudeau, the beloved physician, who after conquering tuberculosis within his own body, helped to restore others to health. Standing today at Saranac Lake in the Adirondack Mountains of New York is a magnificent sanitarium built for those afflicted with tuberculosis: it is a fitting memorial to a man of undying cou.rage. A Another famous American, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, our President, also deserves recognition for the determination and faith he possessed in the van- quishing of that dreaded disease, infantile paralysis. His achievements are many and they will live on forever. ' The name Glen Cunningham speaks for itself and strikes a chord of admiration within us. Regardless of severe burns which deprived him of the use of his legs, and doctors' pessimistic predictions that he would never Walk again, this lad learned not onlyto walk, but also to run,-to run with such speed that he has become the fastest miler in the world. Helen Keller, another prominent figure, undoubtedly is known through- out the world because of the strength of her remarkable achievements. The manner in which she overcame the treble handicap which was hers should put many of us to shame. Since these people have been successful in conquering extreme physical handicaps, it is only logical that we conclude that we should be able to over- come our petty diniculties with comparative ease. However, if we assume the can't-be-done attitude and allow such an attitude to dominate us, we have what is commonly termed an inferiority complex. lt is a true example of one of the undesirable traits we wish to conquer. Such a condition is very harmful to a person's well-being because it tends to become a part of his nature if no attempt is made to curb it. ltr marks the person as a sluggish individual devoid of ambition, when in truth he may be only a backward type of person that restrains himself from progressing too rapidly because he fears the result of his attempts. How much would have been accomplished in the scientific and mechanical fields if such eminent people as Louis Pasteur and Thomas A. Edison had been of such caliber, and had been devoid of ambition and the will to conquer the unknown? The answer to this question is obvious. They would have been content with their first experiment whether it became a success or a failure, and their contributions to mankind would have been few. Are we going to allow our first experiments in life, whatever they may be, to become dismal failures? Indeed we are notl We are now leaving the portals of our beloved school with high hope and ambition. At present we possess dau.ntless courage with which to face life. Let u.s first set our goal, and then let us strive to overcome all the obstacles in' our path till our ambitions are realized. We must, however, prepare ourselves to meet these obstacles. We boast a liberal education at present, but our greatest knowledge will be gained from actual experience and contact with everyday problems. You may be one of those fortunate enough to be able to further your quest for knoyvledge in the higher institutions of learning. If so, you have a golden opportunity to T, broaden to a greater degree your intellectual scope. Whatever one may obtain in wordly knowledge can be made useful only if the individual possesses the ability to use this knowledge. Personal qualities must be increased to the highest possible standard. lf these qualities are undeveloped, one must immediately attempt to strengthen them. The world of today waits for no one, and the unequipped are sadly left behind. Yes, Classmates, it is indeed difficult for us to realize that we are four-year veterans of Nashua Senior High School, about to graduate into a world of un- certainty, yet a world of many opportunities. Our destiny is known by fate alone, but remember that fate is not altogether uncontrollable. ln a sense, the course of fate is governed by the manner in which we live. As we go forth into the whirlpool of life we must remember that certain constituent truth- our motto-- "Who Conquers Self ls Truly Conqueror." When the sea of life becomes tempest-tossed, we shall remember that courage, faith, and determination shall keep our heads above the waves of despair. The person that truly believes and practices the motto, "Who Conquers Self Is Truly Conqueror," shall, without a doubt, be habitually successful in any undertaking, and succeed to unprecedented heights. FRANK RICHARDSON , WW ty 29 1 - -- ff' v . Y a N 5 Valeclictory WOMEN IN MEDICINE ln 1939, with two World's Fairs claiming our attention, we are constantly aware of what we can expect in the world of tomorrow. We realize that this world of tomorrow will be charac- terized by new scientinc discoveries and changed social conditions and ways of living. With these changes will come new vocations in which we who are being graduated tonight may try to obtain employment, It is natural to suppose that many of us will become engaged in these newly created vocations, but it is also certain that some of us will find our place in well-tried fields. Medicine, which dates back almost to the beginning of time, is such a field, one which offers fascinating oppor- tunities to women as well as to men. Since the days of the classical Greeks, thou- sands of years ago, women have practiced medicine and delved into the medical sciences following the teachings of the goddesses of healing, lsis the Greek goddess, and Diana the Roman. From that time until the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries when strange narrow-minded ideas about feminine privi- leges and a woman's place in the world forced them from open research and practice, women were recognized as versed in methods of medical research and practice. It is known that Pythias, the wife of Aristotle, had so great a knowledge of the healing sciences that about 370 B. C. she went with her husband to a small island in the Mediterranean to collaborate with him in writing a dis- tinguished encyclopedia on what were then thought to be medical facts. About 400 years after the birth of Christ, the Roman Fabiola was the disciple of the great healer St. Jerome, and the Empress Eudoxia at the same time founded a hospital in Jerusalem. Perhaps the next outstanding feminine doctor was Trotula, a teacher at Salerno, the medieval medical college, and a writer of the eleventh century. Her volume, Experiments of Medicine. was published in 1554, many years after her death, and is still considered a learned although somewhat outdated treatise. A contemporary woman, Saint Hildegard of Bengen, the head nun of a convent on the German Rhine, was making herself known to the world as a physician and author of fourteen volumes on the causes and cures of various diseases. These volumes were called in later years the greatest scientific works of the Middle Ages. In the twelfth century, it became rather a fashion of the time for feminine members of royal families to take an interest in the care of the sick. Matilda, wife of Henry I of England, Eleanor of Aquitaine, wife of Louis VII of France, and Berengaria, wife of Alfonso of Castile, all founded hospitals and took an active interest in their operation, not only donating large sums of money but also personally performing the duties of doctors and nurses. The greatest single medical triumph for women in the Middle Ages, however, occurred when the Guild of Surgeons, founded in London in 1389, recognized women as able surgeons and permitted them to become members shortly after its founding. In this same century, Boccaccio, the famous Italian writer, brought into his tales some French medical women. He seems to have known the obstacles and difficulties which they were overcoming, since he wrote of one feminine physician as the "courageous woman." Thus women continued work in the advancement of medicine and methods of treatment until about 1614, when it became increasingly difiicult for women to study and obtain licenses to practice. Even in the American colonies, many of which had been established to give freedom to people who could not tolerate the oppression of their mother country, women doctors were persecuted. The first person ever to be put to death in the Massachusetts Bay Colony was a woman physician, Margaret Jones, who because of her skills was considered a witch. This prejudice against Women's entrance into medical colleges and their licensing continued to be strong until a little less than a century ago when the United States was one of the first countries to change its hostile attitude and with reluctance admit a woman to a college and grant her a medical degree. This pioneer American woman was Elizabeth Blackwell, who was graduated with honors from the Geneva Medical Institution at Geneva, New York, in 1849. After this radical, for such she was considered, had blazed the way and shown that women were capable of pursuing and completing the medical course. institutions of medicine slowly began to tu.rn co-educational, and soon the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania actually opened its doors to women alone. Since the l850's, the number of women in medicine has steadily in- creased until in 1935 there were slightly over a thousand women studying to be physicians in the United States. This is the impressive history of feminine disciples of Isis and Diana, but women have not been content to rest on their laurels: therefore it is interesting to see what part women have taken in recent scientific developments and in what fields of medicine they have been successful. Descartes, the great French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher, once said, "lf it is possible to perfect mankind, the means of doing so will be found in the medical sciences." Through the medical sciences many women have played their part in perfecting mankind. World-renowned is Marie Curie, whose extraction of a small fraction of a gram of radium from tons of pitch- blende resulted in finding a treatment and cure of early cases of cancer. i Another less fatal but more contagious and wide spread disease has recently yielded some of its secrets to Dr. Jean Broadhurst. She has discovered a special stain to render visible the virus which causes measles. By this method physi- cians can now diagnose a case of this contagious disease three days before a rash appears and can also detect dangerous carriers. Because of this discovery great hope has been raised that Within the near future a similar process may result in the detection of other more serious diseases such as meningitis and infantile paralysis. As practitioners, women have tended to specialize. Two large fields every year growing larger are especially open to women, the fields of gynecology and pediatrics. It is safe to say that now, and for years to come, women will find excellent opportunities in these fields. The Russian government, recognizing this, has selected seventy-five thousand girls to train in these phases of medical practice. Women in the United States have almost entirely concentrated their efforts in these fields and have realized great success. Another type of medicine in which women have some advantages over men is the treatment of patients with mental diseases and psychological difficul- ties. The intuition, sensitiveness, and sympathy natural to the female sex make it easy for a woman physician to gain the confidence of a mental patient: thus she can more easily treat him with success. But what of the world of tomorrow? What women's place will be in the medical world of tomorrow, no one knows, but it is reasonably safe to pre- dict that they are facing a bright future. Opportunities are everywhere be- coming apparent. Numerous fields have scarcely been touched by women yet. Chief of these is surgery. Edward Podolsky in his book, Medicine Marches On. wrote, "Surgery has had a hard and long struggle: it is now coming of age." Women, too, have had a hard and long struggle in the last few centuries to gain a position in medicine, but now that they are rather securely established. it is time for them to take up the knife and needle and advance into surgery. Since they have smaller and more graceful hands than men. it should be com- paratively easy for them to develop manual skill and surgical technique. In fact, Leonard Wright, a sixteenth century controversialist, remarked that a good surgeon must have Ha hawk's eye, a lion's heart, and a lady's hand." Not until women enter surgery can they expect to reach the highest degree of at- tainment in the medical profession. Indeed, the future of women in medicine is a bright one. No branches are overcrowded: in fact there is a shortage of feminine physicians. New methods of research have been put at their disposal. Almost all medical colleges now admit women, and prejudice against them is fast disappearing. At last women are on almost equal footing with men: thus as Hmedicine marches on" in the future, the "daughters of Aescuplapiusn can be expected to carry some of the banners in the front lines. Mr. Tracey and Members of the Board of Education: We, the Class of 1939, wish to express our grateful appreciation for the facilities and opportu- nities you have given us to aid our quest for higher education. We will try to make the diploma that we receive tonight the symbol of not the final stage of our development, but the first. Mr. Nesmith and Members of the Faculty: Through four years you have guided us. You have given us the knowledge we shall need as we go out in the world of tomorrow, and have helped to mold our characters. May we ever prove worthy of your efforts. . Parents: Through our lives you have sacrinced in order to make it possible for us to obtain an education. You have helped us when we have faltered, and bolstered our spirits when we have been discou.raged. We know that we can never repay you for what you have done, but we hope our future achievements will discharge our debt in some part. Classmates: Tonight we meet for the last time. Soon we shall go forth to start to build a place in the "world of tomorrow," our world. Let us not be easily defeated and held back by discouragements and failures. Let us all remember the courageous women of whom I have spoken who overcame many obstacles to gain success in the world of medicine. NATALIE GIDGE df . ..-1 - nur - su .samx-,,n:.MnL ,aamugxfmna -H . ,gf ISE-:Qi s .Y ,f A 5 v 0 Q iv. Q l-Erik- P Q ' ' :I 4 ,guy ni ,J -M 'ar I, lm ia! Q 4 Y. 1 Avi 1-, 1 A. If ,, V. vi,-V. , ,A in 1 in 1 me v 1, 'gs . F '- . ' ' , , , , , , . "' - , . I? V Li! 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