Natick High School - Sassamon Yearbook (Natick, MA)
- Class of 1927
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MISS ELIZABETH BERRY
"For it so falls out,
That what we have we prize not to the worth,
Whiles we enjoy it, but being lack'd and lost,
Why, then we rack the value, then we find
The virtue that possession would but show us,
Whiles it was ours."
Our years in Natick High School have now drawn to a close.
We are quickly coming to realize that our four years have been years
of the deepest pleasure and good-cheer. We hate to leave our class-
mates, all of whom we know so well, and our Alma Mater, to whose
memory we shall often turn with a sigh of affection.
I do not know of any critic who has called the years spent in High
School wasted time. If ever there were such, he has no doubt been
murdered in cold blood, or gone into forced or even voluntary exileg
for such a person has neither intellect nor heart, who cannot under-
stand the advantages of the High School life. Of course, we have
learned the things. from books-we know foreign languages, we know
our own language better, understand business methods, we have a
knowledge of history, of mathematics, and of the multitude of sub-
jects and curriculum has offered. But that is not all. Have we not
learned many things outside of text-books? If not, then we certainly
deserve to be pitied. Have we not gained friendships and acquaint-
ances, which must be of extreme value to us all through our lives? By
knowing and understanding each other, we have obtained a broader
view of life and of the good things we may expect from it. In short,
our knowledge has been increase-d, our minds have been broadened,
our sociability has b-een developed, and now our sense of gratitude
fittingly burst forth. Reason enough to regret our leaving Natick
It is now our duty to show our appreciation for our school in
other ways than by words. We must take advantage of what she has
taught us, we must boost her fame to the skies by lifting ourselves
high, we must show our teachers our gratitude for their guidance, by
becoming leaders in our chosen fields, we must never let our friend-
ships dwindle, and never forget to aid our Alma Mater whenever
opportunity presents itself-these are our duties to our school and
its teachers, to each other, and to ourselves.
Departing, the Sassamon Board leaves its best wishes to the
school, to the faculty, to its class-mates, and to the incoming Board,
which we hope will carry on the work successfully.
FREDERICK SHIPP, '27
ADDRESS OF WELCOME
Parents, teachers, and friends, it is my pleasant duty, as Presi-
dent of the Class of 1927, to welcome you to these Class Day Exer-
cises. You, who have followed us in our joys and sorrows during the
past. four years, are today giving us your moral support, as we come
to this first real milestone of life.
Now that we are to take a more active part in life, we question-
what is our aim and p-urpose in life? What shall we try to attain?
Is it money? Is it an easy job? Can we honestly believe that We
shall be satisiied with either of these?
Everyone is trying to make money-that is a perfectly legitimate-
aim. Samuel Johnson once said, "There are few occupations in which
men can be more harmlessly employed than in making money." It is
not "money" that is the "root of all evil," but the love of money.
If we ask how much of ourselves we are Willing to sell for money,
I feel sure that we would not, knowingly, sell our health. John D.
Rockefeller has a fabulous income, but who of us would be willing to
exchange our youth and health for his age and inlirmities?
You undoubtedly remember the story of the greedy king, Midas,
who prayed that everything he touched might become gold. After
his prayer was granted, even his food turned to gold and his beloved
little daughter, while in the act of embracing him, became a golden
statue. There are a good many potential Midases today, truly they
have not the Midas touch, but they have the Midas look. The dollar
sign is their gauge. True Worth is indistinguishable to them, for the
"universe has become a balance sheet, their minds are adding ma-
chines, their hearts beat in tune with the ticker."
We know that no man can get money without giving something
for it. The wise man, therefore, gives labor and ability. The posi-
tions we obtain when We start to work-whether now or four or eight
years hence-are due largely to the education given us. What prog-
ress we make after the age of twenty-five, however, depends upon us.
That progress will be dependent upon the amount of study we devote
to our job. Vice-President Henry Wilson said, "Want sat by my
cradle. I know what it is to ask my mother for bread when she had
none to give. I left home when ten years of age and served an
apprenticeship of eleven years, receiving one month's schooling each
year, and, at the end of eleven years of hard work, a yoke of oxen
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and six sheep, which brought me S,S84." Still, during those eleven
years of hard work, he managed to read and study over one hundred
Many really big men master new subjects yearly. Gladstone
took up a new language when he was over seventy. When a man
ceases to study, he ceases to grow. Emerson said, "The gods sell any-
thing to everybody at a fair price." This is really the philosophy of
business. The job that can be learned in two hours' training is worth
just what it costs, the only job which is worth much is that which
demands unceasing study and work.
That doesn't mean a disparagement of lowly toil. Those who
perform lowly, humble duties well and cheerfully are contributing
their bit to the advancement of the world. Carlyle preached the dig-
nity of labors-and he followed his own preaching.
With diligence are allied two other qualities equally necessary
for success: enthusiasm and imagination. Napoleon's enemies used
to call him the "100,000 man"-meaning that his vim and enthusiasm
injected into the army a spirit equal to that of 100,000 men. Be-
cause of that enthusiasm he inspired his soldiers to seemingly impos-
sible achievements. History records the results of imagination, with-
out it, Columbus would never have dared to sail away to our shores,
if Watts hadn't watched the steam from the tea kettles, and dreamed
a dream, the steam engine might not have materialized, if Benjamin
Franklin had not played with his famous kite, 175 years ago this
month, the present day electrical "miracles" might still be unknowng
il' the Wright brothers hadn't dreamed and experimented, aviation
would not have made such remarkable progressg if Bismarck had not
dreamed of military power, he would not have developed such a "war
machine" and the World War might have been averted. Practically
all modern business of importance is the result of some dreamer's
vision and enthusiasm. Without enthusiasm and intelligent imagina-
tion Col. Charles Lindbergh would never have undertaken his epoch-
niaking trans-Atlantic flight.
With enthusiasm and imagination there is needed what has been
termed a "divine discontent" to make a man dissatisfied with his in-
telligence and to stimulate him to further study, to urge him to
qualify for a bigger, better position, to cause him to enlist in Hbetter-
ment movements", to strive for really worth while things. If Lincoln
had not had this spirit of discontent, he would have remained unlet-
tered like his father, and the world would have lost a leader.
This spirit of discontent stimulates mankind to nobler endeavor.
On the other hand, a certain degree of contentment leads to the en-
joyment of many pleasures. Some of the happiest experiences of life
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are common to all: a dip in the ocean, a cross-country walk, a little
garden plot-all these are common, close at hand, and simple, if one
has only acquired the habit of contentment.
Stevenson says, "There is no duty we so much underestimate as
the duty of being happy. By being happy, we sow anonymous bene-
fits upon the world, which remain unknown even to ourselves, or,
when they are disclosed, surprise nobody so much as the benefactors.
A happy man or woman is a better thing to find than a five-pound
note. Each is a radiating focus of good-will, and the entrance of
either into a room is as though another candle had been lighted."
One of the most delightful ways of acquiring this spirit of con-
tentment is by reading. In this way one be-comes acquainted with
new friends, he broadens his horizon and his point of view. Books
furnish inspiration as well as relaxation. The-y take one from the
deadening monotony of the daily routine, they give confidence, poise,
companionship, they furnish glorious adventure or high romance.
'fShow me a family of readers," said Napoleon, "and I will show you
the people who rule the world."
And so as we set out on our great adventure we can keep Henry
Van Dyke's well-known "Doors of Daring" in mind:
The mountains that enclose the vale
With walls of granite, steep and high,
Invite the fearless foot to scale
Their stairway toward the sky. '
The restless, deep, dividing sea
That flows and foams from shore to shore,
Calls to its sunburned chivalry,
"Push out, set sail, explore !"
The bars of life at which we fret,
That seem to prison and control,
Are but the doors of daring, set
Ajar before the soul.
Say not, "Too Poor," but freely give,
Sigh not, "Too weak," but boldly try,
You never can begin to live
Until you dare to die.
In June, 1923, about one hundred boys and girls rejoiced that
they had passed one milestone in life. The sign of this achievement
was a mere scrap of paper, a diploma, tied with a bright ribbon. But
having finished that "project," we had to face the next. So in Sep-
tember we, the Class of 1927, with good courage, approached the
big brick building, called "Natick High School," considering what
was to happen to us once we were inside.
We were all eager to start our four years in the right kind of
way. We were quite surprised to find that we had to climb those
winding stairs to t.he top floor, while some of the older students occu-
pied the lower floors. The older students called us "Freshmen" and
were continually making fun of us, while we were usually puzzled
as to where we should go next. S Some of my more unfortunate
friends had been seized by the powerful Seniors and were forced to
endure a dre-nching at their unmerciful hands. We others were afraid
to interefere, lest. we might be the next ones initiated. When our
principal heard the racket, he immediately put a stop to it. This was
greatly appreciated by us as freshmen.
No doubt, the boys remember the good old rubber fights we had
downstairs. The rubbers flew thick and fast. Even' the coach hardly
dared to force a passage through the fray. 2
All our time was not spent in strife, and to 'help in the year's
work, each Freshman room held a meeting. At this we elected our
own room presidents who were to take charge of any meeting that
was held in the rooms.
Before we knew it, our Sophomore year was upon us. By this
time we had become quite accustomed to the rules of the school.
Although we did break quite a few, our Freshman year, we took our
Sophomore year more seriously. We were no longer in that unap-
preciated class, upon the third floor, but found that in coming to the
second fioor, we had also to face more serious work and acquired a
greater dignity. It was at the end of this year that we lost two of
our room leaders, Miss Ellison and Miss Sweet. Since that time we
have been unfortunat.e enough to lose many more.
Everyone was eager to make the Junior year a success. We held
a class meeting and elected Francis Burke, as President, Mary Childs,
as Vice-President, Frederick Shipp, as Secretary, and Katherine
Moran, as Treasurer. These officers were so satisfactory that we
thought it best they should continue during the Senior year.
The event which stood out foremost in the minds of the Juniors
was their Prom. It was a formal affair and well managed. Besides
giving everybody a good time we succeeded in making a profit of
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We all remember the day one of our football heroes was just
going to take a bite of a nice, new cream puff, when "Red" Walsh
came along and jogged the hero's arm with disastrous results to his
face. But when the unfortunate one got "mad," threw the cream
puff fwhat was left of ith, at "Red," and missing his aim, sent it into
the middle of the gym floor, how we did enjoy seeing the poor fel-
low mop it up under the direction of Coach Bike!
At last we have reached the height of our ambition. We were
Seniors, the name which we had for four years tried to attain. This
was the most memorable of our whole career.
At what we considered the most important game of the year,
Framingham versus Natick, the score was a tie. Our boys had played
well and we could feel victorious in preventing our opponents from
The Senior Play, "The Charm School," was a great success, both
financially and socially, thanks to the hard work of the members of
the cast and the teachers, who coached us. We scored on the class of
1926 by making a net profit of i"p413.00.
In May, through the generosity of the Rotary Club, the Senior
boys accepted an invitation to attend a banquet and lecture, to be
given in G. A. R. Hall. A number of speakers from outside towns
tried to impress us with the desire for further education. A number
of boys spent a few days storing up an appetite for this event, so did
full justice to the banquet.
Memorial Day brought a sudden change in our affairs. The
whole school was dismayed and confounded to learn that we were to
suffer a two weeks' vacation, on account of scarlet fever. This mis-
ery, however, was cut short by the Board of Health, who summoned
us back at the end of one week, so we could not be deprived of the
pleasure of finishing our year's work.
On Wednesday, June 8, the members of the Senior Latin Class,
under direction of Bernard Trum, spent one minute in silent prayer
for Daniel Mahoney, who at the time, was taking a college board
examination in Latin. Unfortunately, Miss Mann, discovering it, cut
short the time, but we hope Mahoney profited.
When we entered Natick High School, as Freshmen, we felt that
we Were, without doubt, the most industrious and brilliant class. We
have proved this now by graduating with a large group of Pro-Merito
students and a Valedictorian with an unusually high average.
June 29, 1927, will be a long remembered date for every member
of the class. Upon that night we will receive that precious docu-
nlent for which we have struggled for four years.
And now our battle with the world will begin. Never forgetful
of the four years at Natick High School, we will strive, to the best
of our ability, to secure a better and higher standing.
RODNEY FRAZER, '27
Not many of you have played the role of Rip Van Winkle, but
that is what I have been doing for the last twenty years. It has been
twenty long years since I left my classmates, at Natick High, to go
into the Katskill Mountains to work, therefore, I decided one day to
drop over to New York, in my aeroplane, for a visit.
The trip over surely was amusing, for the first thing I saw, while
crossing Long Island Sound, was a fishing boat, in which I recognized
John Topham, as the chi-ef fisherman. At first I was surprised, but
then I remembered that he always could throw a good line.
I landed at Roosevelt Field, early Saturday morning. The first
thing I did was to look for a taxi. When I was crossing the field I
m-et daredevil Ray Ayers, who had just returned from a trans-Atlan-
tic flight, in which he tried t.o beat Lindbergh's record of 1927, but
Ray, thoughtless as ever, had forgotten to stop at Paris and had gone
straight on to Constantinople. Ray then directtd me to a taxi stand,
where, to my astonishment, I found Francis Burke. It seems that
after leaving High School, he had become a champion golf driver, so
the Overcharge Taxi Company hir'ed him to drive their taxis. "Fran"
rushed me to the busin-ess section of the city, where my old pal, Ralph
Slamin, had an insuranc office, which a rich uncle had given him.
On approaching the elevator I heard a familiar voice calling,
"Going Up". I looked to see who it could be and discovered Austin
Fittz, all dressed up for the occasion, still taking his ups and downs in
an easy way.
Austin let me out on the sixteenth iioor and I proceeded down
the corridor to Ralph's office. On my way down I saw a sign on a
door, which read, "Hollis Holbrook-Painless Dentist-Best Work to
Cash Customers", but I was in too much of a hurry to stop.
At last I reached my destination. On opening the door there
was a great crash and the first thing I saw was the "Immaculate"
Don Holden sprawled out on the fioor, covered with soap suds, and
with a step-ladder on top of him. He was Ralph's office boy and was
cleaning the drop lights to get a little more light on the subject.
Don conducted me to Ralph's private office, where I found him
feet up on the desk, smoking a cheap cigar. Evidently uncle had not
sent his weekly allowance. The office was only a fake and really the
rendezvous for his friends.
On our way over we passed by Intinarellifs Beauty Shop, famous
for its "Face Lifting". On glancing through the window whom should
I see but "Cy" Foley, sitting in the chair, having his face lifted.
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He was still trying to be a sheik. A little further down the street we
met Francis Sweeney, carrying some bricks up a ladder. I asked
him how he happened to take up brick-laying and he told me that it
suited him, because he was on the rocks the greater part of his life
We finally arrived at the ball park and what I saw there made
my eyes water. Dutton, Dowd, and Bernard wore Red "Socks" uni-
forms. Because of the excited condition I was in, I yelled down from
the bleachers, "How do you like the old Red Flannels?" Immediately
I received a few rotten tomatoes on the side of the head. Knowing
that it was no time to rectify my mistake and also knowing that the
Red Sox had a few friends, I took a hasty glance, saw my old class-
mates, Frank Canzano and "Bill" Mahaney, both ex-service men, still
keeping in practice, and I ran out of the field, feeiing I had barely
escaped with my life.
At the next corner we met Eddie Greene, Paul Bianchi, and
Arthur Holmes. "Eddie" Greene was a traveling salesman, for the
Walkover Shoe Company. He showed every prospective customer
how well his shoes had worn. Paul Bianchi seemed quite "stuck up",
but I soon found out that he was in the Gum business, which accounted
for it. Arthur Holmes was slipping quite a lot since entering the
As I was by this time nearly starved we headed for "Stubby's
Lunch", knowing that the boys never found bones in the ice cream at
that restaurant. f'Matt" Murphy was the manager, so, of course, we
expected a free lunch. "Hank" Rich was the tall waiter and Louis
Flumer was the food inspector. Before we ate our food Louis came
along with an enormous ladle and sampled it, to make sure it con-
tained the right ingredients. My bill, however, was just as much as
the charge to an ordinary customer and I could almost wager it was
more, but the sign said, "You Pay For Service". When we left the
restaurant we met John Sandow, who was now a great general and
was letting the standing armies sit down for a rest. With him was
Bernard Trum, who had defeated "Demar" and "Nurmi", in a spirited
run, and was now thinking of running for Mayor.
We then walked into a hotel to see what time it was getting to
be and there we met Frederick Shipp, who was on his way to give a
lecture on "How to Study". Not finding any clock we rushed out.
Theodore Robinson was manager and that was his idea of saving time.
We then wentinto a barber shop to get a hair cut and found the
chief barber to be Horace Langley. I was, of course, surprised and
asked him how long he had been a barber, to which he replied, "Why,
l've been a barber ever since I was a little shaver".
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We then returned to the oflice, where we found Joe Shea, a
famous basketball player, who played some games himself to save
expense for his team. Dan Mahoney, the great centerfielder in the
Boston Twilight L-eague, who, when not catching flies, was catching
mosquitoes, was also there. Dr. MacSwan was trying to sell them
Dr. Foote's Headache Pills. After having a little chat, we turned on
the radio. Muskat was advertising his tailor business, his motto be-
ing,., "Pay Cash, Look What the Light Brigade Did When They
Charged". Next we got Dr. Pine speaking on "Knee Troubles". Dr.
Pine was followed by Rodney Frazer, who spoke on "Proper Educa-
tion for Girls", as given at his school, where girls are taken at face
value. Turning the dial once more we got Professor Carey, giving
a speech on "The Uplifting Influences of Pool".
Getting tired of the radio we decided to go to the show. At the
entrance we met Mayor Wade, whose first notable act, while in office,
was to raise the mayor's salary. At his left side was his right-hand
man, John Gibbons, who never could be found when wanted. While
I was in line to buy tickets "Red" Walsh greeted me with a wicked
wallop on the back. He proved to be the owner of the theatre, so he
let us in free. While waiting for the show to commence I saw "Bill"
Nugent sitting across from me. I later learned he was the owner of
a rubber plantation, in South America, which stretches for miles and
miles. By the program we discovered Roland Chaput to be stage
manager. He must have gained his practice in the Senior play.
The theatre being a cheap one, the advertisements came first and
much to our astonishment we saw that the coming attraction was
"Mede" DeFlumere, in "Why Girls Stay At Home". The first thing on
the program was the "Agony Trio", consisting of Thomas Williams,
pianist, Lawrence Plouife, cornetist, and "Bob" Walsh, soloist. Next
on the program was a "Bim and Black Bottom" dance, by the pro-
fessional dancer, Carl Gassett, who got his early training at the
Casino, in Framingham. This was as much as we- could stand, so we
left the theatre, knowing why "Red" had let us in free.
After a restless night, spent sleeping under the desk in Ralph's
office, I arose early and bade my friends good-bye, so as to arrive in
time to open my store at 8:30, even though it was always "5 to 10"
Because of my excellent work in English, during my four years
at High School, my teachers advised me to take up journalism. So
after graduation I got a position on "The New York Times" and soon
became their foreign correspondent, touring Europe for twenty years
and not returning to my home town until the summer of 1947.
As I entered the town I was feeling hungry and the first thing I
thought of was Casey's Lunch Cart and those famous hot-dogs we girls
used to get. I drove my car over there and was very much surprised
to find Casey's Cart gone and a beauty parlor located there instead.
Having been driving for some time, I though a visit to this par-
lor would be quite appropriate. As I entered, who should come for-
ward to greet me, but Thelma Goodwin. During our conversation
she told me that the parlor was her own and that she was very suc-
cessful. I remembered that her ambition while going to High School
was to become a hair dresser and I was very glad that she was doing
so well. As I sat there having a wave, a large advertisement over the
mirror caught my eye, and it was a preparation guaranteed to make
the hair curly. As I read the name I gave such a start I almost got
burnt. In large letters was the name "Elaine Cole's Hair Tonic". It
is said wonders never cease and I believe- it, for I took a little pam-
phlet off the stand and it explained in full about the care of the skin,
by Louise Rafferty. Back in school days we all admired Louise's won-
derful complexion and wondered what formula she followed.
As I was about to leave, Thelma told me about the new athletic
building that stands where the old Natick Theatre used to be. She
advised me to go there, as there was always something going on. I
did so, and as I got inside I saw a gathering down at the further end
of the hall and strolled down to see what was going on. I was sur-
prised to see a prize ring erected there with Madelene Rogers and
Ruth Marston in it, sparring. At the end of the round I asked Made-
lene what the idea was and she said she was training for the World's
Heavyweight 'Championship and that Ruth was kind enough to act
as her sparring partner. I asked her when and where the about was
going to be held and she said "Next month, at Norumbega Park".
Lucy Vitale, her manager, was anxious for Madelene to resume her
training, so I crossed over to the swimming pool. There I met my
old friend, Evelyn Gray, who was the swimming instruct.or. She
called my attention to the highest spring-board and there was Eliza-
beth Sweetland, poised to make a swan dive, which she did very
As I did not get my hot-dogs, I was still hungry and went to a
restaurant, across the street. A classy little waitress came to take
my order and who should it be but Mary Armstrong. She was full of
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pep and I know that she will soon be head waitress in some large
hotel. As I was eating, Mildred Sutherland, coming from behind
the counter, came over to my table, and after greeting me, said she
owned the place. At school Mildred was always considered thrifty,
so it was no great surprise that she should be owning a place of her
own. She gave me a lot of information about some of my old friends.
She said that Helen Keniston was an instructor of a class, consisting
of college professors only, and that Jean Whelan was married now
and is sadly missed in the back row at the movies.
After our little chat I left there, and as I was driving up the
street a small child, who appeared about three years old, ran in front
of my car. Bringing the car to a sudden stop I got out to see if the
child was injured. She was not hurt and imagine my surprise to see
that the little girl was Mary Turner. She had not grown a bit since
we went to school. I asked her where she was going and she said
to the hospital to see Grace Welch, and that I almost gave her a lift.
"What happened to Grace?" I asked. "Oh! Grace was a sparring
partner for Madelene Rogers", was the reply.
Lifting Mary into the car we started for the hospital. On the
way she told me that the lives of Elinor Walsh, Eileen Stone and
Anna Anderson were full of ups and downs-they were elevator oper-
ators at the hospital. In order to see Grace Welch we asked for the
head nurse and Mary Glynn appeared. She looked very efficient in
her uniform. As we entered a private ward a nurse came out, whom
we recognized as Betty Flumere. We all had a little chat and then
I had to leave, to seek a hotel. A
On the way, in passing a church, I noticed that a wedding was
taking place. Out of curiosity I stopped and someone standing there
told me it was a double wedding and that Grace McGowan and Louise
McGrath were being married. I waited to congratulate them and
asked Louise why they had waited so long. "We-ll", replied Louise,
"I wanted a double wedding and so waited for Grace to make up her
mind". Ruth Cowee, now a well known card-saleswoman, was brides-
made for Louise, and Anna Larson, winner of the recent Atlantic
City Beauty Contest, was bridesmaid for Grace.
Noticing a beautiful theatre close by I decided to go in. The
play being produced was entitled, "What Not to do and How to do it".
The author was Mary Childs. She was always writing stories when
we were going to school. Edith Butters ushered me to my seat and
placed me beside Carrie Berry. I asked Carrie what she was doing
and she said she was a History teacher. I inquired for Josephine
Buckler and she told me that she thought Josephine would remain an
old maid, but why, nobody knew. Then she informed me that Dor-
othy Donovan must be getting serious, as she had been keeping com-
pany with a certain party for three or four weeks. I mentioned Alice
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Moore, and Carrie said that she had joined an opera company in New
York. As I entered the lobby to leave the theatre I me-t Grace Houli-
han, who told me that, with the help of her husband, she had planned
and built the theatre.
I finally reached the hotel and as I was registering, Ida Krebs
picked up my bag and escorted me to my room. She said that there
would be a dance and entertainment at the hotel that evening and
that the orchestra was a dandy for jazz, being directed by Ida Gold-
stein. Of course, I would not miss that affair. The first dance was
a very popular and up to date number by Florence Frost. Then fol-
lowed a light and airy dance given by Elsie Hall, which made one
think of a dance by a fairy. The dances were all good, although I
took special notice of these two features. Miss Betty Partridge, who
had made the hit of the season as a dancing instructor, had trained
all the dancers Just then I noticed May Evans coming in and asked
her how shehappened to miss the entertainment. She said she had
just returned from a church meeting and was not interested in danc-
ing. Then I remembered that she was always very quiet and shy.
As I seated myself in the lobby, Natalie Foster, Edith Kall and
Florence Barker sauntered in. They told me they were the "Big
Three" and were demonstrators for the Underwood typewriter, under
the management of Miss Thelma Johnson. They said that during
their travels they had met a lot of our old school friends. They met
Jessie Godsoe in Florida and she was driving her own car in a race.
Margaret Whelan was there also, trying out some new composition
to take the place of rubber in tires. It was something she discovered
in the chemistry laboratory, in High School, but was just getting
perfected. That was all the news that night.
In the morning I ordered my breakfast served in the room and
it was brought up to me by Margaret. Ford. I asked her to stay and
have a little chat. I gathered the information that Doris Coburn was
the owner of a very modern, up-to-date circulating library. "What
has become of Eileen Bowers?" I asked. "Oh," said Margaret, "she
spends most of her time at Reno". fWell, blondes will be blondesj.
After Margaret left I went for a ride about the town to see if I
could find anybody else I knew. I was speeding on my way, when a
state policeman came along and halted me, and who should it be but
Elizabeth Royster. "What is the world coming to," I asked, "when
they have women state policemen?" "I'm not the only one," said
Elizabeth, "Mary Kelly is one also". That wasn't quite so surprising,
because, all the Kellys I ever knew were on the police force.
As I was driving along the main street I noticed a very attrac-
tive girl. She was very slender and well dressed. As I drew nearer
I could hardly believe my eyes, for lo! behold! It was none other
than Doris Fair. I stopped her and asked how she had become so
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thin and Doris told me, through some reducing tablets, prepared and
marketed by Eunice Foy. Still in a daze, from such a surprise, I drove
off, but soon stopped at a card shop to send some cards back to my
friends in Euope. When I entered the shop I saw a very sedate and
stately lady at the counter, and, sure enough, it was Marjorie Glidden.
She hadn't changed a bit. Her card shop was everything a card shop
should be and I secured my cards and went on my way once more.
From there I took a ride through the town of South Natick.
How peaceful and quiet it seemed! On the right was a large farm,
where a woman was hanging out a washing large enough for several
families. The woman was Mildred Gould. Mildred told me she was
in charge of the farm, which produced most of the crops for South
Natick. She pointed to a garden, where several people were working.
Mary Beirne, clad in overalls, was superintending the planting of
potatoes. Dorothy Barnicle was called the "Dressmaker" of the
farm, as she dressed the chickens every Sunday.
It was getting late, so I drove back to the hotel. Having some
time to wait before supper, I picked up a local paper and sat in the
lobby to read. The headlines read as follows: HEXTRA! EXTRA!
AGNES CHAMPNEY BREAKS WORLD'S RECORD IN CROSSING
LNGLISH CHANNEL!" Well, I guess Agnes obtained her swimming
ability from the training at Dug Pond.
In the "Local Gossip" it stated that Charlotte Mitchell had just
announced her engagement to a millionaire rubber manufacturer.
Another topic gave in full detail, news about a farewell party
given for Evelyn Souckup and Gladys Marshall, on the eve of their
departure for Europe. They were to sail at noon on the Leviathan.
Under the school notes I noticed the following list of new teach-
ers for the High School, for the coming term:
Aurora Tamagno, French
Dorothy Livingston, American History
Josephine Inferrere, Commercial English
Mary Hall, Commercial Law and Economics
Greta Hughes, Gym teacher and a special trainer in basketball.
This list seemed to be very well selected. Back in High School
days these people proved very brilliant in the subjects they are now
going to teach.
The evening soon passed away and the next day found me pack-
ing my things ready to return to New York, for further orders.
As I was leaving the building, Katherine Moran came in. After
a few words of greeting she told me she had just returned from Paris,
where she had entered her drawings in the art contest. I was glad to
hear she had won the first prize.
"There is just one more person I would like to know about", I
said. "Who is that?" asked Katherine. "Edith Pierce," I replied.
YEAR BOOK, 1927 19
Then Katherine told me that almost everyone knew about Edith's suc-
cess and fame. While she was in America she was under the manage-
ment of Flo Ziegfeld and now she was in Paris, under the greatest
vaudeville instructor ever known to Europe. Edith took the leading
part in our Senior play, and apparently she has been taking the lead-
ing parts ever since.
I thanked Katherine for the information and started on my way.
I gave one long look back at my old home town and the dear, red
brick building, where I received my High School education.
SCHOOL CALENDAR, 1926-I 927
Score: N. H. S.-Opp.
Sept. 25-Wayland at Natick
Oct. 2-Natick at Newton
Oct. 9-Milford at Natick
Oct. 16--Wellesley at Natick
Oct. 23-Natick at New Bedford
Oct. 30--Quincy at Natick
Nov. 6-Needham at Natick
Nov. 13--Natick at Norwood
Nov. 25-Framingham at Framingham
Dec. 19-Boys' Alumni at Natick
Jan. Boys' Framingham at Natick
Beverly at Natick
Jan. Boys' Natick at Wellesley
Jan. Boys' Norwood at Natick
Jan. Boys' Natick at Framingham
Jan. 21-Girls' Natick at Dean Academy
Jan. Boys' Quincy at Natick
Jan. 28-Girls' Natick at Norwood
Jan. 28-Boys' Natick at Needham
Feb. -Boys Foxboro at Natick
Feb. -Girls' Natick at Foxboro
Feb. --Boys Wellesley at Natick
Feb. -Boys Norwood at Natick
Feb. -Girls Alumnae
Feb. -Boys' Needham at Natick
Feb. 24-Presentation of Senior Class Play
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Feb. --Second night of Senior Class Play
Mar. 8-Girls' Foxboro at Natick 37
Mar. 11--Awards for efficiency in typewriting to Natalie
Foster, Edith Kall, Elizabeth Sweetland,
Mar. 11-Theatre party went to Boston to see "MacBeth"
Mar. 12-Boys' Natick at Beverly 37
Mar. 17-Girls' Dean Academy at Natick 25
Mar. 20-Girls' Swampscott at Natick 41
Mar. -Boys' Alumni 23
Mar. 24-Girls' Natick at Swampscott 73
Apr. 1-Awards of the prizes for the Sassamon Short
Apr. 15-Lincoln Medal for best essay awarded to Miss
Apr. 23-Milford at Natick 4
Apr. 27-Wellesley at Natick 2
May 4-Framingham Business College at Natick 12
May 11-Needham at Natick 4
May 13-Annual Junior Prom
May 14-Alumni at Natick 16
May 17-Needham at Needham 3
May 17-Girls' Basketball sweaters to Seniors
Mar. 19-Debate between Framingham and Natick won
Apr. 23-Annual operetta by Combined Glee Clubs
June 24-Glee Club Opera, "Iolanthe"
June -Glee Club Opera, "Iolanthe" C
June -Senior Class Day and Senior Party
June -Senior Excursion to Nantasket
June -Graduation of Senior Class
June -Senior Reception Dance
All hail to twenty-seven and to our red and blue
Our noble Alma Mater this class is true to you
We pledge ourselves and all we have '
In truest faith and loyalty
To strive for wondrous strength and power
To win for you renown and fame.
So may thy spirit clear and bright
Shine forth and lead us in the right.
We the Class of 1927 of the Natick High School, Natick, Massa-
chusetts, being of sound minds and disposing memories, do hereby
make, publish, and declare, this our last will and testament, hereby
revoking all former wills hitherto made by us.
First-To the Junior Class we bestow the honored name "Seniors"
and bequeath all senior rooms to be loved and cherished by them.
Second-To the Sophomores we leave all our hopes for a suc-
cessful. Junior Prom.
Third-To the Freshman Classf as a whole we bequeath a pair
of large glasses to prevent them from straining the-ir eyes when look-
ing at the upper classmen.
Fourth-To Mr. Archibald we bequeath a book, entitled "Don't
Wait Until the Last of the Year to Plan", so that he may save his
Fifth-To Miss Darmedy we leave an intelligent American His-
tory Class, but feel that she will never find one that will exceed the
class of '27.
Sixth--To Mr. Larsen we bestow our everlasting friendship and
wish him success in his coming years.
Seventh-to Miss Church we leave a supply of conduct slips to
be used in future years.
Eighth--To Miss Berry we leave our many thanks in the work
she has accomplished in making our Senior Sassamon a success.
Ninth-To Miss Dyer we entrust a large box, in which she may
keep all articles she so generously takes away from playful students,
Tenth--To Mr. Bike we bestow a new 1900 Stanley Steamer,
with which he can visit all ball players' homes, before ten o'clock
Lastly, as individuals:
I, "Bill" Nugent, do bequeath my utmost ability to lead the foot-
ball season successfully to "Ken" Hanna.
I, Lucy Vitale, do bestow my basketball captaincy upon Helen
Thompson. May she forever uphold its splendid reputation!
I, Helen Keniston, do entrust my brilliancy in all classes to Grace
22 THE SASSAMON
I, Mede DeFlumere, do sportingly leave my football suit to John
Murphy, so that he may have a chance to play football next sesaon.
I, "Red" Walsh, do bestow my motto, "Variety is the Spice of
Life", to Asa Burton Craig.
I, Carl Gassett, do leave my babyish countenance to Donald
I, Kathryn Moran, do bestow upon Helen La Crosse my fond
admiration for South Natickites.
I, "Bill" Mahaney, do leave my modesty and timidity to "Willie"
I, Horace Langley, do bequeath my line and laugh to "Pat"
I, Grace Houlihan, do bestow upon Marie McGrath a large volume
of fashions, so as to keep the latest styles in N. H. S.
I, "Matt" Murphy, do leave to Francis Hughes a few helpful
hints on how to stay "petite".
I, Theodore Robinson, do bequeath my love for the girls to "Pop"
I, Evelyn Hartwell, do dramatically confer my talent in the Sen-
ior Play to Hope Dimock.
I, Mary Turner, do bestow upon George Atwater a small portion
of my enormous height.
I, Mitchell Muskat, bequeath to Hyman Silver, my favorite song,
"When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", hoping that he will like it as well as
I, Grace McGowan, do leave my winning ways to Frances Hayes.
May she use them as cleverly as I have.
I, Josephine Infererre, do willingly pass my limitless line of
chatter to Caroline Bianchi.
I, Fred Shipp, do bestow my bashfulness and quiet voice upon
I, "Bob" Walsh, do bequeath to Elroy Bowker my gentlemanly
manners and also my success with the ladies.
I, Anna Anderson, do leave a portion of my excessive weight to
I, Ruth Cowee, do leave my position as head waitress at the
lunch counter to Bernice Tanner.
I, "Joe" Shea, leave to "Pinkey" Stone my skill in shooting bas-
lzets from the foul line.
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I, Florence Frost, do bequeath my nickname, "The Charleston
Kid", to Ruth Nutt.
I, Austin Fittz, do bestow upon my brother, Ronald, my tendency
of taking my time en route to school, regardless of the hour.
I, Jean Whalen, do leave my cute walk to Doris Maloney.
I, Alice Moore, do bestow my fairy-like airs upon Olive Spencer.
I, "Cy" Foley, do entrust my ridiculous tricks at ridiculous mo-
ments, to "Joe" Rafferty.
I, Betty Flumer, do bestow my sweet disposition to "Dot" Davies.
I, Bernard Trum, do leave to Paul Ambler my "sense of hu-
I, Mary Hall, do happily pass on my quiet ways to Maybelle Stone.
Last, but by no means least,
I, Madelene Rogers, do entrust my tender care of Miss Darmedy
and Miss Berry, to their willing helper, "Tony" Vitale.
Signed, sealed, and published and declared on the twent.y-seventh
day of June, the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and twenty-
seven, and for their last will and testament, the class of 1927 in the
presence of all concerned have heretofore subscribed the names of
attesting witnesses to said Document.
ARTHUR M. LARSEN
M. LOUISE DRAMEDY
MABEL I. DYER
When We have done some deed the World will honor
Or quietly have wrought some unseen good,
When we have met defeat and smiled undaunted
And kept on doing just the best We could,
When we have he-lped to make this old world better
Because of the small part that we have played,
Or known a man who found his life the sweeter
Because of some small effort we have madeg
When we have given the world the best that's in us
And learned that if we don't win, we can try,
Then may we feel we have been true and loyal,
And worthy of your praise, dear Natick High.
OUR COLLEGE ROW
Dorothy Barnicle-Nurses' Training School, St. Elizabeth's Hos-
Carrie Berry-Massachusetts School of Art
William Carey-Bridgewater Normal
Mary Childs-Bridgewater Normal
Elaine Cole-Wellesley College
Dorothy Donovan-Sargent's School
Mae Evans+Nurses' Training School, Newton Hospital
Florence Frost-Burdett's Commercial College
Marjorie Glidden-Bridgewater Normal
Mary Glynn-Nurses' Training School, St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Mary Hall-Framingham Normal
Donald Holden-Massachusetts Institute Technology
Arthur Holmes-Massachusetts Agricultural College
Grace Houlihan-Perry Kindergarten School
Thelma Johnson-Chandler Secretarial School
Ida Goldstein--New England Conservatory
Horace Langley-Pauling Academy, New York
Eliott MacSwan-Morristown Preparatory School
Alice Moore-Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Lawrence Plouife-Lincoln Aviation School, Lincoln,
Madelene Rogers-Framingham Normal
Elizabeth Royster-Boston University, C. L. A.
Evelyn Souckup-Framingham Normal
Bernard Trum+Holy Cross
Mary Turner-Framingham Normal
Aurora Tomagno-Bridgewater Normal
Lucy Vitale-Boston University
Grace Welch-Bridgewater Normal
John Sandow-Massachusetts Agricultural College
Business Like: Roland Chaput
Cutest Girl: Mary Turner
Natured Boy: Dan Mahoney
Baby: Don Holden
Orator: Francis Burke
Poet: Mary Childs
Artist: Carrie Berry
Musician: Thomas Williams
Wittiest Boy: Bill Mahaney
Wittiest Girl: Ruth Cowee
Sheik: Horace Langley
Scholar: Helen Keniston
Tomboy: Lucy Vitale
Bashful Boy: T. Robinson
Bashful Girl: Betty Partridge
Model Behavior: Alice Moore
Chatterbox: Natalie Foster
Giggler: Florence Barker
Woman Hater: Joe Shea
Hater: Anna Anderson
Romeo and Juliet: John Pine and Louise McGrath
Popular Girl: Katherine Moran
Popular Boy: Bill Nugent
Athletic Girl: Mary Glynn
Athletic Boy: Shea
Looking Girl: Grace McGowan
All Around Girl: Mary Childs
All Around Boy: Nugent
Dressed Girl: Grace Houlihan
Dressed Boy: Langley
Noisiest Girl: Louise McGrath
Girl Dancer: Natalie Foster
Looking Boy: Langley
Actress: Edith Pierce
Actor: Rodney Frazer
Popular Lady Teacher:
Popular Man Teacher
Vamp: Ruth Cowee.
: Mr. White
SENIOR CLASS PLAY PICTURE
Wl-lC'S WI-IC IN THE CLASS CF 1927
Class Colors-Red and Blue
Class Motto-"I Servel'
FRANCIS BURKE, "Franny"
Class President 3, 45 Class Orator 45 De-
bating Club 15 Glee Club 1, 25 Dramatic
Club 45 Senior Play 45 French Club 45 Stu-
dent Council 2, 3, 45 Sassamon Board 3, 45
Pro-Merito, Prize Story 25 Junior Prom
Committee, Junior Nominating Committee 35
Senior Commencement Committee.
"Franny" makes an excellent leader and
is the best of good sports. We all know his
ability as a student, and he is, too, our ideal
gentleman. He is destined for further sue--
cess and leadership.
"He was a scholar, and a ripe and good
oneg exceeding wise, fair spoken, and per-
suading. Lofty, to them that knew him not,
but to those that sought him, sweet as Sum-
ANNA CHARLOTTE ANDERSON, "Annie"
Anna moves sedately among our scamper-
ing, frivolous flappers and has been one of
the few who has kept long "tresses". This
is one of the reasons that Anna is individual.
l "A moral, sensible and well-bred girl."
RAYMOND AYRES, "Ray"
Debating Club lg Glee Club, Dramatic
We don't know "Ray" very Well, he's so
busy with his school work and his job at the
A8zP. But he is one of our noisy, lively
classmates, who has done his share to make
in N. H. S., Who wish him Well in his business
"And when a lacly's in the case
You know all other things give place."
FLORENCE BARKER, "Florrie"
Debating lg Literary 25 French 3, Sassa-
mon Com., Dramatic 1.
Sl1e's a very quiet kind of girl,
She hasn't much to say,
But she makes it up in her sweet smile
And her ever pleasing way.
our class famous, and he has many friends
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DOROTHY BARNICLE, Dot
"Dot" hails from that part of town
through which the "River Shannon flows."
She's one of our best nature-d classmates.
With her pleasant disposition and her stead-
fastness, we are sure she will be a success
as a nurse.
"One who never turned her back,
But marched always forward."
Glee Club 33 Dramatic Club 1, 4.
Mary is one of the- ever present "three"
from South Natick. Her manner is misleadi-
ing. To those who don't know her she seems
very quiet and demure, but she's quite capa-
ble of making a noise, as some of us know.
"Such harmony in motion, speech and air
-she was more than fair."
Everett has gone through four years of
High School in a quiet manner. In his last
year he had at streak of hard luck, when he
had scarlet fever, but he is all right now.
We wish him the best of luck and hope he
will not be ill any more.
"A quiet and unassuming lad is he."
CARRIE G. BERRY
Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Commencement Com-
mittee 4g Senior Play Committee, Dramatic
Club 45 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4.
Carrie is gifted in both music and art.
She has many friends in N. H. S., for she
is a good sport and her friendship always
"A merry heart maketh a cheerful coun-
A dark-haired youth who doesn't seem to
get along with red-headed people. Paul
hails from We-st Natick, in which country he
is often seen with his big automobile.
"A tall, clark, Hrdely-featured lad."
Literary Club 1, 25 Dramatic Club 3, 4.
Eileen has a very breezy manner. She
rushes up like a whirlwind and is off again
just as fast. She is fond of chattering, es-
pecially with the opposite sex. We hope she
may breeze successfully through life.
"Be wisely worldly, be not worldly Wisef
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JOSEPHINE BUCKLER, "Joe"
Senior Play 45 Literary Club 2, Dramatic
Club 1, 45 Glee Club 3.
To us Josephine will always be Miss Cur-
tis of Senior Play fame. We also think we
know someone else of the same name, who
has a. strange appeal for "Joe". In all her
four years at N. H. S. we have not learned
to know a great deal about her, but what
we do know of her we will never forget.
"And yet believe me, good as well as ill
Woman's at best a contradiction still."
FRANK CANZANO, "Chicky"
Glee Club 1, 2.
A poor little lad is "Chickie"
Of his future he cannot speak,
His heart's all a-flutter in Latin,
But English-it's just like Greek.
"Silence is more eloquent than words."
WILLIAM MICHAEL CAREY, JR., "Bill
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Play Castg
Dramatic Club 4, Commencement Committee,
Prize Story 3, First Prize Essay.
Ma says one thing, Pa suggests another,
This tip comes from sister, this one from
Put when it comes to essays, that's his mid-
Acting, hurdling, and women-"Bill" likes
them all the same.
"Laugh it off."
Dramatic Club 3, 43 Literary Club 1, 2.
We wonder and wish We knew how many
hearts have been broken by these beautiful,
"I want to be utterly utter,
And frightfully modern and mad."
Sassamon Board 2, 35 French Club 2, 35
Glee Club 13 Senior Play Committee 4, Com-
mencement Committee 4g Pro-Merito.
Here comes another of our honor pupils,
yes, Roland, is efficient in everything he un-
dertakes and his Work as stage manager de-
serves much praise. But we know that more
than all else Roland loves the "great, open
spaces" and we expect some day to have
him develop into a farmer in spite of his
ine business training.
"Oh leaves, oh leaves, l am one with you
Of the mould and the sun, and wind and the
DORIS LOUISE COBURN
Junior Prom Committee 35 Literary Club
1, 23 Dramatic Club 3, 45 Glee Club 4, Stu-
dent Council 4g Senior Sassamon Board 4,
Candy Committeeg Pro-Merito.
Doris is our idea of what a Senior should
be, dignified, clever, studious and good-look-
ing. No fellow's wiles can attract her--al-
though, perhaps, her heart is claimed else-
"She was good as she was fair"
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Class Vice-President 3, 45 Student Coun-
cil 35 Cheer Leader 45 Spanish Club 35 Lit-
erary Club 25 Debating Club 15 Junior' Nom-
inating Committee 35 Junior Prom Commit-
tee 35 Literary Club Play 25 Senior Play
Committee 45 Dramatic Club 45 Pro-Meritog
Prize Story Contest 1, 2, 35 Prize Essay 45
Commencement Committee 45 Sassamon
Board 2, 3, 45 Class Poet 4.
As you can easily perceive from the above
list, Mary is a most versatile young lady.
She is the model Senior-always full of
school spirit and ready to help her Alma
Mater in every way.
Senior Play, French Clubg Literary Club5
Class Ring Committeeg Dramatic Club5 Glee
In spite of all the many bobbed heads
around her, Elaine never yielded and sheared
her lovely locks, which combined with her
complexion, made her the perfect blonde,
who showed up so well in our Senior Play.
She is one of the few who had the courage
to take board exams and when she gets to
Wellesley we hope she will be successful.
"A daughter fair,
So buxom, blithe, and clebonairf'
RUTH COWEE, 'Etta
Basketball, Team 15 Dramatic Club 15 Lit-
erary Club 25 Debating Club 2.
She is not the kind of a girl you'd forget,
Just look and you'll see all the while
And when there's a crowd around,
Ruth's always there with a smile.
Football 2, 3, 4, Baseball 43 Dramatic
Kind reader, here's a tip for you,
Go buy, though skinny be your purse,
And other books of yours be few,
"DeFlumere's Book of Ladies' Verse."
DOROTHY DONOVAN, "Dot"
Latin 1, Basketball Team lg Dramatic
Club 3, Junior Prom Committee 3.
She is cute and she is chic,
She is just a little trick.
Petite, of her, is quite descritpive
And hearts, indeed, are her objective.
Old Charles Dowd and his girl went for a
An' warm and clear was the sky,
But he came back home with clouds in his
And a shiner in his eye.
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LOREN DUTTON, "Dutchy'
Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4.
Hail, all Hail, the ace of Natick High,
Hail, all Hail, the apple of his eyeg
A pitching ace is "Dutchy"
And a Wellesley flapper she.
"Rise with the lark, and with the lark to
Dramatic Club 3, 45 Literary Club 2.
Every one in Natick High knows Mae.
She's never seen without the ever present
Jessie. Studying isn't Mae's best occupa-
tion, but her jolly, good-natured smile is
not rivaled here.
"A daughter of the gods, divinely tall
And divinely fair."
DORIS FAIR, "Dod
Glee Club 1, Literary Club 2g Dramatic
Every member of our class knows Doris,
and she has made many friends here.
Wherever she- goes in the future we wish
her the best of luck. No, Doris, we Won't
make any remarks about your weight this
"Of all the heavenly gifts that mortal men
What trusty treasure in the world can coun-
tervail a friend.
ELIZABETH FLUMERE, "Betty"
Framingham Junior High
German Clubg Dramatic Clubg Pro-Merito.
"Betty" has brains and also a great at-
traction for the opposite sex. She seems to
get along especially well with the boys of the
"Pm small, but, oh, my!
Framingham Junior High
Though Louis mayqnot be so studious,
He's always full of fun.
He put the pep in Physics IV
With every kind of pun.
FRANCIS FOLEY, "Cy"
One of those North Natick boys of whom
we have such a distinguished number. "Cy"
drives a Ford truck for business and for
pleasure. As a victim of our epidemic he
spent a very pleasant vacation on the shores
of Lake Cochituate.
"This bold, bad man."
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MARGARET FORD, "Margie
Dramatic Club 3, 4.
This tall friend of ours is one of those
lucky individuals who are destined to suc-
ceed. Though some studies she can't endure
she always keeps right on. With her kind
smile and friendly disposition she makes
"Nc-ne knew thee, but to love thee
Nor namecl thee--but to praise."
NATALIE FOSTER, "Nat"
French Club 2, Dramatic Club lg Literary
Club 25 Debating Club 13 Sassamon Board
4, Assistant Manager ofdBasketball 3.
Natalie, Vivacious and graceful, is our
noted, little blonde. She may not be fond
of studying, but she surely can type. And
We admire her dancing ability.
"Up, up my friends and quit your books."
Dramatic Club 4.
Eunice came to us during our Junior year.
She is very nice and pleasant and we are
glad she is here to graduate with us. We
hope she will always be successful and happy.
"She is gentle, she is shy,
But ther'e's mischief in her eye.
She's a flirt!"
RODNEY FRAZER, "Rod"
Class Historian, Senior Play, Class Day
Committee, Commencement Committee.
"Rod" is one of those boys who looks
bsahful and shy, but he is a good example
of the old saying, "You can't judge a book
by its cover." His scholastic ability is prov-
en by his being class Historian and as for
his dramatic ability, who will ever forget the
stunning Mr. Bevans of "The Charm
FLORENCE FROST, "Flossie"
Glee Club 1, 2, 3g Dramatic Club.
Florence has dancing ambitions, though
not many of us know of it. She is the sort
who tries to hide her talents, Burdett will
be lucky, next year, in receiving such a good
ticket-seller, b-ecause Florence certainly can
sell tickets. She has done so for all events
of the N. H. S. '
"Sweet as the primrose peeps beneath the
CARL GASSETT, "Herb"
' Bacon School
"Caddy, mister, caddy?
I've a big time on tonight-
Next dance, next dance, sister,
0, the third'll be all right."
Golf club or dance hall,
Carl's ahead of all.
"Light of hair and light of heart."
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JOHN FRANCIS GIBBOXNS, "Jack"
Lincoln School 1 M
Debating Club 1, 23 Radio Club 1, 2,
Glee Club 2, 3, 43 Senior Play 4, Spanish
Club 3, Dramatic Club 1.
"Jack" is one of our leading sheiks, and
with those clothes we don't wonder. Al-
ways smiling and showing his fine teeth.
We hope he gets to the Naval Academy.
"He is indeed, the glass
Wherein the noble youth did dress them-
MARJORIE M. GLIDDEN
Pretty Marjorie, with her winsome ways
and quiet manner, we know will win suc-
cess at Bridgewater, next year.
"A cheery greeting, a merry smile
And Marjorie is with us."
MARY GLYNN, "Mollie"
Fortress Munroe, Va.
Mary has all a girl would desire, and we
know she will make as fine a nurse as she
has a basketball player.
"The reason firm, the temper'ate will
Endurance, foresight, strength and skill."
JESSIE GODSOE, "Jess"
Jessie is a decided brunette, and is an ar-
gument against the statement that gentle-
men prefer blondes. "Jess" is Well liked at
school, and We Wish her the best of luck.
Cheer up, "Jess," We know that brunettes
"The heart that's warm and fond and true."
Glee Clubg Orchestra, French Club.
Ida is a tall, slender person, and very live-
ly. Yet she has never fulfilled the promise
of her red hair, for as far as We have dis-
covered, she has no temper. To Ida, the
great interests in life are music and-the
'tcare she knew not, and she sang' merrily."
Student Council lg Literary Club 25 Lit-
erary Club Play 2.
Thelma is very quiet when in school, but
We all have our suspicions of what she does
at other times. Sometimes We think she
wants to give the impression that she is a
man-hater, and, although she sometimes lives
up to that creed, nevertheless, We doubt it.
"Now go," she coldly said, " 'tis late."
And followed him,-to latch the gate.
YEAR BOOK, 1927
EVELYN GRAY, "Ev
Glee Club 33 Basketball, Team.
"Ev" must believe in the maxim, "Laugh
and the world laughs with youg weep and you
weep alone," as she is always cheerful and
never blue. "Ev" has a very sweet disposi-
tion and she was the champion "Giggler" of
our stenography class. We hope she may
always keep smiling.
"As flowers bloom in 'Petrach's favorite grove
So glows the heart beneath the smile of love."
EDWARD NATHAN GREENE Ed
Glee Club 3, 43 Orchestra 3, 43 Junior
Prom Committee, Prize Story 35 Sassamon
45 Cheer-leader 4.
A true Senior, full of school spirit and the
love of school life. "Ed" is fond of music,
gets along well with everyone, and the teach-
ers all like him, because he does his work so
well and so faithfully. We-'ll always remem-
ber his business-like methods of selling lunch
"Thou wert my guide, philosopher, and
Elsie comes from Felchville and is a petite
blonde. We've heard she's fond of dancing
-and of boys. We believe she is going to be
a Stenographer and wish her much success
"Thou art a woman and that is saying
the best and the worst of thee."
Senior Play Committee 43 Basketball 1,
2, 3, 4.
Mary is so quiet and calm that it doesn't
seem possible that she is one of our best
athletes. Yet no one can deny that she is
a great basketball player. She makes friends
with great ease, and we know that there are
few girls so well liked and so Well mannered
as our Mary.
"So modest in perfection, so gently sweet."
EVELYN HARTWELL, "Eve"
Junior Prom Committee, Dramatic Club,
Senior Play, Class Girl's Prophetg Cheer-
leader, The Sassamon.
Evelyn started her High School course with
Stenographic ambitions and finished with at-
tractions for dramatics Cwill we ever for-
get Sally?J and the opposite sex. We wish
her more of the good luck and good times
she had at High School.
"Nature made thee to temper man."
DONALD ' ARCHER HOLDEN
Pro-Meritog Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Radio
Club, German Club 4.
The Sheik of the school is "Don",
We agree without reflection.
The question We continue to ponder upon
Is the keeping of that schoolgirl complex-
YEAR BOOK, 1927
"Art" likes the girls, though few of us
know it. He aims. to be a florist and we are
sure he will make a good one. Having
known "Art" we have more faith in Minis-
"So long as you are innocent, fear nothing,
No one can harm you!"
Spanish Clubg Dramatic Club.
Grace is to be admired for her dainty
clothes. She is quiet and always has a
pleasant word and smile. We hope she gets
that movie theatre she wants, with that capa-
ble usher as her manager.
"A dainty maid was she."
Greta is small, but she's sure a "Live wire."
And as for clothes-if anyone ever Wants to
know the latest in fashions, go to Greta.
She even beats the French designers.
"A maid, well versed in the art of maiden-
ARTHUR HOLMES, "Art"
GRACE HOULIHAN, "Gracie
JOSEPHINE INFERRERE, "Joe"
Dramatic Club 3, 4g Literary Club 15 Glee
Everyone knows when "Joe" is nearg she
is one of our most talkative Seniors. Where
she ever gets things to keep talking about
is something beyond the scope of our imag-
"Two brown eyes a-laughing
Q Two red lips never still."
J OHN INTINARELLE
"Now this lad came to our school
And with him came the looks of a Lord.
Many are the hearts he has cooled
In his rattling little Ford."
Literary Club 1, 2.
Thelma is a great commercial student, and
is seldom seen without her b-osom friend,
Edith. She appears sedate and business-like,
but we who know her know her' real sweet-
ness and her fine disposition. She is a very
dependable classmate and we wish her suc-
cess in her business career.
"You are our glaclness here and every-
YEAR BOOK, 1927
EDITH KAL-L, "Edie"
Dating Club lg Dramatic 1, Literary 2g
French 33 Sassamon Board 4, Pro-Merito.
A little powder-maybe paint,
A little girl-oh, very quaint.
Rumor has it she's a saint,
Well! We'll tell you, she ain't.
Mary is demure, dresses very neatly and
has a charming smile. Mary is also very
kind and has for the past year been carry-
ing Helen's books to and from class for her.
We wish her success in whatever she may
set out to do.
"Good sense, which only is the gift of
Salutatoriang Prize Story Contest 3.
Helen stands high in her studies, as well
as in the esteem of her fellow students. Al-
ways cheerful and willing to impart her
knowledge to anyone-that is our Helen.
"From her cradle she was a scholar."
Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball, Dramatic
Club, French Club.
In some schools they have their freaks,
In some athletic powers.
Every school boasts of its sheik,
And Horace sure is ours.
ANNA LARSEN, "Wanne"
Candy Committee of Senior Play 43 Glee
Club 13 Student Council 2.
Winning' beauty prizes is Anna's forte,
which is another proof that you "Can't judge
a book by its cover." She looks demure, but
Oh, My! A
"Her look drew audience and attention."
DOROTHY LIVINGSTON, "Dot"
Glee Club, Literary Club 23 Senior Sassa-
"Dot" is one of the most unobtrusive girls
in the class, but she shows her efficiency in
her studies and her work in the office.
"Behind a sober Providence
She hides a shining face."
YEAR BOOK, 1927
Glee Club 1, 25 Dramatic Club Committee,
Athletic Collector, Senior Picture Commit-
Grace is well liked by every member of
her class, and many are the boys who would
like to know her better. Yet she remains
faithful to the football captain, who cap-
tured her heart in her Freshman days.
"A merry heart and cheerful counten-
LOUISE FRANCES MCGRATH, "Squeezer
Class Willy Dramatic Club.
When you're feeling blue, we recommend
"Squeezer" as a sure cure remedy. She is
the jolliest girl in the class, but, alas, she
has one Weakness-"Pining".
"A merry heart and full of fun."
ELLIOT MacSWAN, '
They say that gentlemen prefer blondes,
but "Mac" prefers women. He was always
one of the local sheiks, but now, since he
has gone into knickers, they are all falling
for him. He is a good man on the gridiron.
"Love me little, love me long."
EDWARD MCMANUS, "Eddie"
Commencement Committee, Class Pro-
phecyg Pro-Merito. V
"Eddie" would give a stranger the Wrong
impression. We admit, however, that he
does look sedate, but-how about a famous
dance hall in Framingham?
"None but himself can be his parallel."
WILLIAM MAHANEY, "Bill"
Football 1, Dramatic Club 2, Debating
Club lg Radio Club 33 Glee Club 1, 25 Poul-
try Club 3.
He's just a lad from Natick,
The kind- you'll like to meet,
Not strong on work to study,
But really-hard to beat.
DANIEL MAI-IONEY, "Mike"
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4g Dramatic Club 4g
French Club 4, Basketball 4.
One will long remember his loud, melodi-
ous voice, his rapidity in translating Latin,
his keen eye for the basket, his speed and
accuracy in fielding, and his remarkable feet.
"Mike" is one of the best-natured, loftiest,
and Well-lilted boys of the Senior Class.
"He who blushes is not quite a brute."
YEAR BOOK, 1927
GLADYS MARSHALL, "Glad"
Glee Club 2, 3, Literary Club 2, Decora-
tion Committee Junior Prom 3.
"Glad" is very neat and dainty. Her wit-
ty sayings have often made us laugh. We
wonder if it was because "Glad" is going to
be a nurse that she walked up to the hos-
pital so much this past Winter. Anyway, We
wish her all the success in the world as a
"Fie upon this single life--forego it!"
RUTH MARSTON, "Red",
Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Dramatic Club 3.
As a basketball player, Ruth's OK-and
that isn't maybe. Ruth has a peculiar fond-
ness for the opposite sex and has quite a
time over it. Her hair is a little "red", may-
be that accounts for it.
"In thy face I see
The map of honour, truth and loyalty."
Manager Girls' Basketball, Senior Play
candy Committee, Dramatic Club, Junior
We all know Charlotte, for she is one of
the cutest and most popular girls in our
class. But ever Without these charms, We
would all remember her good-natured ways
and her affair with our football captain.
ALICE MOORE, "Al"
Dramatic Club 3, 4g Literary Club 23
Dramatic Club Party 4g Senior Play Com-
mittee 4g Sassamon Board 3, 43 Operetta 2g
Pro-Meritog Vice-President Dramatic Club 33
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Opera 4.
Alice is one of our best all-around girls,
shining in the social life of the school as well
as in the class-room. We will always re-
member her charming voice. Alice is plan-
ning to go a long way off to college, and to
spend live years there. Wherever she goes,
we know success and the friendship of all
her classmates will attend her.
CATHERINE MORAN, "Katy"
Class Treasurer 3, 45 Literary Club 2g
Dramatic Club 43 Dramatic Club Party 4,
Commencement Committee 43 Reception Com-
If given a choice we would pick Catherine
as the most friendly and likable girl in our
class. She is as good-natured as she is good-
looking. The boys all like our Kat.herine,
and who can blame them? But she is true
to only one and no need to say who, for we
all know him.
"I-lowe'er it be, it seems to me,
'Tis only noble to be good."
MATTHEW MURPHY, "Matt"
Football, Baseballg Hockey.
In the southern part of our town
We have a lad of great wit,
Some people think he acts like a clown,
But in Helen's heart he fits.
YEAR BOOK, 1927
MITCHELL MUSKAT, Mitch
French Club 3, 45 Pro-Merito.
"Mitch" is indeed a very pleasant chap,
Handsome, agreeable, brilliant, and seldom
wears a cap,
He's a great commercial student, as Mr. L.
And we all hope to se him often in the fu-
WILLIAM NUGENT, "Bill"
As captain of football for us he served
And was always courageous and plucky.
In a few years we hope it'll be heard
That in love as well, he was lucky.
ELIZABETH PARTRIDGE Betty
Pro-Meritog French Club, Junior Prom
Committeeg Glee Club, Dramatic Club.
Betty is a friend to everyone, and has no
trouble finding friends, especially among the
faculty, for she is the kind of a student the
teachers adore. We all admire the girl who
ranks fourth in her class, and wish her the
best of success at Wellesley, next year. We
know how Betty enjoys tennis, and hope
that at Wellesley she will have opportunity
to become an expert.
"Tr-ifles make perfection, but perfection is
EDITH PIERCE, "Edie"
Waltham Junior High
Senior Play, Dramatic Club, Commence-
ment Committeeg Senior Sassamon.
"Edie" is our perfect blonde, and, of
course, we all know gentlemen prefer blondes,
as was evident in "The Charm School."
"ls she not more than passing fair Z"
' JOHN PINE, "MuSher"
In every vessel or rig
There are sailors strong and fine,
But none of these have feet as big
As our own Johnnie Pine.
"Musher" always takes his time,
But in athletics is known to shine.
LAWRQENCE PLOUFFE, "Larry"
Secretary of Glee Club 4.
In school he doesn't seem a ladies' man,
But you'd be surprised when he's outside.
He's always got them by his side.
Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club 2, 3, 4,
For he's always studying as hard as he can,
"A proper man, as one shall see in a sum-
YEAR BOOK, 1927
Glee Club 3, Dramatic Club 2, 4.
Louise is another member of the South
Natick delegation. As a pupil she can't be
beat. Her rosy cheeks and ever-present
smile makes her friends with all.
"Of toil unsever'd from tranquility."
ANGELO JOSEPH RICH, "Hank"
vvnson School l
Glee Club 2, Basketball 4.
"Hank" is always smiling, and loves his
And the instructors in the study rooms al-
ways like to tell
How he uses his study periods for everything
He's a tall, athletic, comely youth, whose
brain is never muddy.
THEODORE ROBINSON, "Teddy
"Teddy" is a quiet, unassuming, studious,
and musical lad. He minds his own busi-
ness, yet he is always genial and good-hu-
mouredg an industrious German student, and,
above all, a South Natickite.
"As proper a lad as ever trod upon neat's
Walter always has a good joke, but he can
be serious, too, he's especially interested in
scientiiic work. Sometimes he's quiet and
bashful and sometimes he isn't.
"He was a mild mannex-'cl youth."
MADELENE ROGERS, "Madge"
Junior Prom Committee 3, Cheer-leader 4g
Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, Senior Play 4, Bas-
ketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Commencement Commit-
tee 4, Senior Sassamon.
"Madge" has shown us she has many gifts,
both in dramatics CSenior Playl, and as
Cheer-leader. But We find that her most
pleasing quality is her smile, which has won
all our hearts.
"Her loveliness I never knew,
Until she smiled on me."
Glee Club, Pro-Merito.
Elizabeth did not join our ranks until her
Junior year, but since that time she has made
an enviable place for herself. We all admire
her taste in dress, and the teachers seem to
appreciate her scholastic abilities, particular-
ly in Latin. We wish her the best of luck at
B. U., next year.
YEAR BOOK, 1927
JOHN SANDOW, "Sandy"
Hudson Grammar School 1
John is one of our "Soldier Boys," who
probably won't be able to continue his train-
ing by going to Amherst next year. The
company has to march from Devens, to Bos-
ton, after camp. But John will probably try
to use his motorcycle, then be able to go to
school next year.
"As merry as the clay is long."
JOSEPH SHEA, "Joe"
Football 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Bas-
ketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Capt. Basketball 3, Glee
Club, Orchestra 1, 2, 3.
Now Joe is very good-natured,
It's hard to make him sad-
In athletics he's been featured,
Really an excellent Senior lad.
FREDERICK SHIPP, "Fred"
Lincoln School i
Valedictorian, French Club 4, Stamp Club,
Student Council 1, 2, 4, Class Secretary 3,
4, Prize Essay 4, Sassamon Board 3, Edi-
tor-in-Chief 4, Junior Prom Committee 3,
Though Frederick seems to be girl-shy
He may have one on the sly,
For those who always seem to tarry
Are the ones who always marry.
For the most brilliant man in our class
We wish success in the future as in the past.
RALPH SLAMIN, "Hook"
Ralph was never very fond of studying,
but he loves to stay after school for his
teachers-it's just a habit. A very good-na-
tured and wise youth, who doesn't pay much
attention to the opposite sex.
"He wears the rose of youth upon him."
Evelyn is sometimes very quiet and is full
of fun. She is going to attend Framingham
Normal, next year, and in a few years we
will see her teaching. We are sure she will
make a good teacher and wish her luck
wherever she may go. .
"Of manners gentle, of affections mild."
Eileen never got acquainted with most of
us, but to her special friends she has always
been true. We wish we knew more about
her, for, considering her marks, we know
she has talent and we know she has always
been a credit to her class. We wish her the
best of luck in the future.
"Concealed and drooping, thy retreat-
now willingly had spoken."
YEAR BOOK, 1927
MILDRED SUTHERLAND, "Milly
Jamaica Plain High School
Mildred is another of our "Wee misses",
but we will always remember her perfectly
marcelled hair and dainty clothes, even if
she did come from the "Woods".
ELIZABETH SVVEETLAND, "Liz'
Cheer-leader 45 Dramatic Club Party 43
Dramatic Club Play 43 Dramatic Club 45
Literary Club 2g Glee Club lg Debating
"Liz" was a great success as a Cheer-lead-
er, as she has been in everything. So viva-
cious and lively is she that she could not
fail to make many friends here, all of whom
wish her the best of luck in the future.
AURORA TAMAGNO, "RoraH
Debating Clubg Glee Clubg Senior Playg
Dramatic Clubg French Clubg Pro-Merito.
Aurora's lovely brown eyes certainly go
with her ability to rattle off French Qas ob-
served in the Senior Playl. We think that
she would make a most successful French
"Those dark eyes, so clark-so deep."
JOHN FRANCIS TOPHAM, "Zeke"
"Zeke" hails from Squash End. He likes
dancing and keeps up his antics, even out-
side the dance-hall. He has a good sense
of humor, a contagious laugh and a good
"He was a man, take him for all in all,
I shall not look upon his like again."
MARY TURNER, "Infant", "Blisters"
Senior Play Cast.
Mary may be the class baby, but she sure
was right there with us. We hope that
when she graduates from Framingham Nor-
al she will have a seat high enough, so that
her classes Will be able to find her fshe was
never able to End one high enough for her
in High Schooli.
"Good things come in small packages."
BERNARD FRANCIS TRUM, "Barnie", "Trummy"
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 4g
French Club 4g Senior Play Committee 43
Track Team 4.
Bernie wouldn't take part in the opera be-
cause he didn't want to lose a period in the
Latin Class, that is merely one instance of
his deep regard for his teachers and his les-
sons. He is rather noisy at times and al-
ways sure to Hnd the funny part of anythingg
he can be brilliant, too, when he so desires.
"A merrier man,
Within the limit of becoming mirth,
I never spent an hour's talk withal."
YEAR BOOK, 1927
LUCY VITALI, "Lou"
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 3, 4.
Lucy was the very successful captain of
the basketball team last season. She is one
of tho' jolliest Seniors-that is, sometimes.
We all Wish you success, 'iLou".
"A correct proportion of brain and vim,
And filled with fun to the brim."
Bacon School '
Radio 25 Stamp Club 25 German 4, Pro-
Freddie is a good lad
And is always merry,
But he is very, very sad
Without his Carrie Berry.
He Hsprecken Sie Deutsch"
And is one of our most witty
Literary Club 2.
Elinor is one of our champion noise makers
and gigglers. She is very lively and an in-
teresting chatter-box. She also flourishes
the Walsh trade mark-a mop of thick, red
"A dancing shape, an image gay."
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JOHN WALSH, "Red"
Radio Club 43 Football 2, 3, 45 Glee Club
2, 3g Baseball 2, 3, 4.
"Red" Walsh breathed his love for Dolly,
Grace and Cora,
In other years he's run to Belle and Nell.
How many times he's yearned for Peg and
No one can tell.
ROBERT WALSH, "Bob"
Senior Play, Glee Club, Orchestra.
A great girl's man is Bobby Walsh,
We all know Very well.
He made a hit in the Senior Play
With Whom we'll never tell.
Ashfield Grammar School
Glee Club 2, 33 Senior Play Candy Com-
mittee, Dramatic Club 4.
Sweet, pretty, and unassuming, Gracie
was blessed with more than her share of
good qualities. Quiet, it is true, but very
popular with the boys. She hopes to be a
teacher some day and we are sure that she
will make a fine one.
"Stillness of person and steadiness of fea-
tuz-'es are signals of good breeding."
YEAR BOOK, 1927
43 Dramatic Club 43 Dramat-
ic Club Party 4.
of our liveliest classmates and
to the whole school. We all
sad attachment for Mr. Bev-
ins, in the Senior Play, and also a more fortu-
nate afair with one of our football men.
Jean is one
is well known
"Where both deliberate, the loss is slight
Who ever loved, that loved not at first sight ?"
MARGARET WHELAN, "Smiles
Sassamon Board 45 Dramatic Club 4,
Dramatic Club Party 4.
No word so well describes Margaret as
the word "demure." Others perhaps as well
chosen are "sweet", and "girlish". All the
teachers have a high opinion of Margaret's
ability as is shown by the high marks she
receives, and the many responsibilities
thrust upon her. '
"Oh who could blame what flatterers speak
Did smiles like these reward their skill?"
Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 43
French Club, Student Council 43 Pro-Merito.
Tommy stays out late at night,
But he is not to blame,
He seems to like that light-haired girl,
Whom we all know by name.
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CALENDAR FOR 1926-27
Christmas recess, December 16, 1926
Winter term opens, 8.30 A. M., Thursday, January 6, 1927
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School year closes, Thursday, June 16, 1927
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YEAR BOOK, 1927 69
E. Farwell 85 Son
Insurance of Every Description
Rooms 7 and 8, Clarlc's Bloclc
Leslie W. Harris D. M. D.
10 Clark's Block
Bobbing, Marcel and Water
All Branches of Work Done
Tel. 838-M C1ark's Block
144 Years of Hospitality
Old Natick l nn
SOUTH NATICK, MASS.
Comfortable Rooms, Twin Beds
Spacious Parlors, Steam Heat, Open
Fires, Exceptional Table
Under personal supervision
GEORGE FREDERICK WRIGHT
Formerly Ass't Mgr. Benj. Franklin,
HALLETT E. JONES
Drugs of Quality
Sea Food PERRY PHARMACY
South Ave. Natick, Mass. NATICK, MASS.
Branagan Bros. H S RQBBINS
A sHoE REPAIRING l JEWELER
23 Washington Street, Natick, Mass.
THE HALLMARK STORE
1 Pond St., Natick, Mass.
70 THE SASSAMONV
D I N E R
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BEST COFFEE IN TOWN
and Prompt Service
W illa r d
Bosch, Atwater Kent, Delco, Remy,
Westinghouse, Briggs 8: Stratton,
Connecticut, A. C. Plugs
W. H. BARR
Battery and Service Station
H umming Bird
PURE SILK HOSIERY
You cannot get purer silk,
better wear or a fuller line
of alluring new shades.
Ask to see HUMMING BIRDS.
31.50 per pair
W. F. Buffington
1 7 Main St., Natick
YEAR BOOK, 1927 71
GI a i I n r 5
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
Sanitary Cleaning and Pressing
5 Commo-n St., Natick, Mass.
Flowers For All Occasions
ROSES A SPECIALTY
Tel. 140 NATICK, MASS.
The Natick Theatre
P. I-I. Buckley 8: Co,
Office Hours 9 to 12, 1.30 to 6
Evenings by Appointment
DR. BASIL E. MEYMARIS
12 Park Street, Natick, Mass.
Telephone Natick 277-M
Pulsifer 85 Weatherhy
Meats and Provisions
10 South Ave., Natick, Mau.
SALES AND SERVICE
LINCOLN, FORD, FORDSON
CARS, TRUCKS AND
Butler' s Garage
D. W. RICHARDSON
RUGS, HUB RANGES,
31 Main Street, Natick, Mass.
CHARLES A. POOKE CLARENCE N. HOWE
UNION LUNIBER COMPANY
Lumber and Coal
7 COCHITUATE STREET, NATICK, MASS.
REX ASPHALT SHINGLES UPSON WALL BOARD
DODGE BROTHERS PASSENGER CARS
GRAHAM BROTHERS TRUCKS
HALPERIN MOTOR CORPORATION
30 South Avenue, ,Telephone 1130 Natick
If interested in Up-to-Date Furniture and Furnishings
Our Sale Now Going On '
Cash or Credit
R 8a L SUPPLY CO.
29 Main Street, TELEPHONE 1403 Natick, Mass.
VULCANIZING FORD PARTS
WARDLE AUTO SUPPLY
25 WASHINGTON ST.
ACCESSORIES REPLACEMENT PARTS
YEAR BOOK, 1927 73
You Can't be Well Dressed if
your Suit is Not Pressed,
Cleaning and Pressing
white Zianusz Qllafe
JOHN P. MCCARTHY Open Day and Night
Room 2, Natick, MaSOSlarks Block J. J. DOYLE, Prop.
Ugg M' 0' NELSON PURITAN coNFEc1'1oNERY
ftbuhnntlgt and FRUIT COMPANY
DR. JOHN D. NELSON ' '
FULL LINE OF
Room 11, Savings Bank Bldg.,
HOME MADE OANDIES
HOME MADE ICE CREAM
8 Washington St., Natick, Mass.
Fon YOUR -
DRUG sToRE WANTS Flllll Bros.
The CIGARS, ToBAcco
23 MAIN ST., NATICK, MASS.
Quality, Service and
AT THE OLD STAND
39 MAIN STREET, - - NATICK
Phone, Natick 162 I
The Economical, Helpful Family Laundry Service
Everything Washed-All flat work ironed-The rest of your
Washing returned damp, ready to be starehed, ironed or dried.
THE SOFT WATER LAUNDRY
74 THE SASSAMON
One-year Secretarial Course
Two-year Normal Course
Ask for a Catalogue
161 Massachusetts Ave.,
Telephone, Kenmore 2570
Ask your Neighbor
about our Service.
EMC Sm c. A. LOCKHART
White Flanncls, '
Palm Beach and
Tropical Suits Hardware
Iantzen Bathing Suits,
E. L. SWEETLAND, Inc.
"Home of Good Clothesu
YEAR BOOK, 1927 75
2 Dad and
THEY WEAR BETTER
J. D. MURPHY SHOE COMPANY
Factory: NATICK, MASS.
FRANK E, YEAGER ARTHUR B. FAIR
F. E. YEAGER 8: CO.
sz MAIN srnmzr, NATICK, MAss.
H. I. MQKECHNIE 8: CO.
Bakers and Caterers T
ICE CREAM SPECIALS
10 Main Street, Natick, Mass.
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