New Bedford Institute of Technology - Fabricator Yearbook (New Bedford, MA)

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€A e 0A? 4 8 o YEAR BOOK of the NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE INSTITUTE NEW BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS JAMES L. GIBLIN biuO I 3-713 ® dedication To be aggressive and accomplish nothing is fruit- less, but to be aggressive and help others to attain that quality is an achievement of which any man in the field of education can be justly proud. To such a man who has given so generously his time, his untiring energy, his every bit of knowledge, so that those receiving his tech- nical guidance may be fully prepared for the future, we, the Class of 1948, in order to manifest our esteem, re- spectfully dedicate this issue of The Fabricator to JAMES L. GIBLIN e.y $ Jjoaw of (trustees John J. Desmond, Jr Commissioner of Educatio?i Hon. Arthur N. Harriman . ' . . Mayor W. Kenneth Burke Superintendent of Schools John A. Shea President John Vertente, Jr. Walter H. Paige Laurent Fauteux Frederick Rollinson Raymond R. McEvoy Edward L. Murphy, Jr. William Richards William E. King James L. Kennedy James Moniz Gustave LaMarche Nils V. Nelson William Ferguson George Sargent Ofaministration George Walker Principal Maud L. Clark Senior Bookkeeper Mary F. Makin Senior Clerk and Stenographer Helen K. Cole Junior Clerk Louise Hulina . . Temporary Junior Clerk f- - FABIAN BACHRACH His Excellency GOVERNOR ROBERT F. BRADFORD GEORGE WALKER Principal wt FACoiry First Row: L. to R. — Mr. F. Beardsworth, Head of Weaving Dept., Mr. E. Cloutier, Head of Knitting Dept., Mr. F. Holden, Head of C. Y. P. Dept., Mr. T. Gourley, Head of Testing and Research Dept., Mr. G. Walker, Principal, Mr. J. Giblin, Head of Designing Dept., Mr. J. Foster, Head of Mechanical Dept., Mr. F. Tripp, Head of Chemistry Dept. Second Row: L. to R. — Mr. L. Pacheco, Mr. J. Barylski, Mr. A. Beyreuther, Mr. W. Kirk. Mr. A. Rodil, Mr. L. Fenaux, Mr. J. Broadmeadow, Mr. E. Dupre. Mr. Fred Birtwistle was absent when picture was taken. History of The New Bedford Textile Institute In 1895, under a special act of the Massachusetts Legislature, any city in Massachusetts having 450,000 or more spindles in operation was in a position to organize a corporation whose objective would be the establishing and maintaining of a textile school. This act of 1895 led the way to the founding of the New Bed- ford Textile Institute, now commemorating its fiftieth anniversary. On appropriations made by the City of New Bedford and the Commonwealth, construction began in the Fall of 1898, and in the Summer of the following year the building was completed. It may be well to note that it was the first in the country to be designed and created for a textile school. The formal opening of the school was on October the 14th, 1899, followed by instruction two days later. The enrollment consisted of 11 day students and 183 evening students. In 1900, the first class was graduated, for at that time, the regular course was completed in one year. This prevailed for a few years, and later, the course was extended to three years. Owing to an increase in enrollment and a demand for more floor space, addi- tions to the school were made in 1901 and 1905. This furthered the boundary of the school to Maxfield Street. On completion of these additions, a knitting, a dyeing and a mechanical department supplemented the existing ones. As New Bedford itself progressed, so did the school, for again in 1911, another addition was built. The site of this project was north of the original building. To date, this building is being utilized by the Mechanical, Chemistry and Designing- Departments. Through the years as the floor space of the institute was increased, up-to-date and additional equipment was installed, to such an extent that it had been ac- knowledged that no average individual mill was equipped with as many different types of textile machinery as was the school. In the Summer of 1915 dyeing equip- ment valued at $10,000 was installed, and in the same year an electrical laboratory was added. These are but few of the factors which made New Bedford Textile Institute known throughout the world. l S J On July 1, 1918, the school became a state institution, but was still maintained by appropriations made by the state and city together. As a matter of interest and something of which all members and the Alumni can boast, there was mentioned in 1921 that New Bedford Textile Institute was considered the best equipped cotton spinning school in America. This statement was in the official report of a committee of Lancashire Cotton Manufacturers, sent by Lord Leverhulme of England to tour America. Necessity demanded further expansion of the school in 1923. This last ad- dition to date was erected on Maxfield Street, west of the building constructed in 1905. The cotton yarn preparation and weaving departments made use of the first two floors and the third was utilized for a gymnasium. As the years rolled by, the Purchase Street edifice of learning was serving the textile industry by giving to it men with great capabilities, but it was learned that the women, too, had a place in tin ' s field, so in 1940, a regular course for girls was inaugurated. In February 1942, during the World War II, the school aided the emergency in the authorization by the trustees, of extra curriculum courses. These offered training in nutrition and food analysis and the training of girls in the machine shop. With the end of the war in 1945. many veterans turned toward a better edu- cation for themselves, and New Bedford Textile Institute received a good share of them, to such an extent, that the present enrollment is the greatest in the history of the school. In January 1946, the name of the school was changed from New Bedford Textile School to New Bedford Textile Institute in order to differentiate it from a school which demanded lower requirements. In preceding years, many regarded it as a type of high school; needless to say it was not. The curriculum at present is being supplemented with subjects that will lead toward obtaining degrees, for in May 1947, Governor Bradford approved an act, authorizing the trustees to grant degrees in textile, chemical, and mechanical engineering. It is just a matter of time until the proposed becomes a reality of the near future. In this year, 1948, the Institute will celebrate its golden jubilee. Arrangements have been made and invitations to its alumni have been mailed. Without question, the celebration will be one that will be remembered in time to come, for New Bed- ford Textile Institute will always be ready to serve industry as has been evidenced by its contributions, not to America alone, but to the world at large. ABRAM BROOKS tn Appreciation The first part of 1948 saw the retirement from the New Bedford textile Institute, of a man, who for many years has been considered one of the most- authoritative sources of information on Organic Chemistry in this section. He took a special course at the New Bedford High School, the night course at the Textile Institute, and finally the day course at Textile. During the first world war, Mr. Grimshaw, an instructor here at the time, recommend- ed that Mr. Brooks be given one of the vacated positions. About this Mr. Brooks says, " I accepted the position, although I was somewhat doubtful of being able to do a good job; a feeling that I have held to the present time. " There is no doubt in the minds of the many students that have come under his influence, but that he has done a very good job. So, Mr. Brooks, for your 29 years of faithful and fruitful service to the Institute, we, the Class of 1948, respectfully dedicate this page to your well-deserved retirement. Graduates CLASS OFFICERS 4 - JOHN J. MURPHY President EDWARD J. BARNES Vice-President JANET McCROHAN Secretary JOHN R. MOTHA Treasurer 12 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE STAFF OF " THE FABRIC ATOR " , 1948 JOHN R. MOTHA Editor-in-Chief EDWARD J. BARNES Advertising Manager JAMES B. SERVICE Business Manager ALAN B. MERCER Assistant Business Manager ;•«($% JOHN J. LYONS Literary Editor i i- WILLIAM R. PEARSON Assistant Literary Editor THE FABRICATOR, 1948 13 STAFF OF " THE FABRICATOR " , 1948 .... WALTER G. SILVA Art Editor ROY S. H. QUAN Assistant Art Editor PAUL .1. HOFFMAN Assistant Art Editor ■£. GEORGE D. MAYNARD Humor Editor T ST " y LOUIS F. COCKER Assistant Humor Editor RALPH A. PARKER Assistant Humor Editor PAUL F. ATCHISON Sports Editor HAROLD F. WILLIAMS Photographer a 4||t: WILLIAM E. BRADLEY Assistant Photographer 14 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE CHARLES T. ALLEN, Jr. Chemistry New Bedford AATCC " Silence is Cold en " Undoubtedly one of the quietest fellows in the class. You could always find him in the NE cor- ner of the lab. either at work or helping one of us with a problem. Activities : Manager Basketball 1 ; Secretary • ' AATCC " 1. JOSEPH ALMEIDA. Jr X " ew Bedford Mech. Engineering " A friend must not be injured even in jest " " Josey " may be seen either in the drafting room or the machine shop, with his nose very close to the proverbial grindstone. An utterance from a classmate brings a big smile from him. 2 8||§|;, " ' ' ■yrw- At i i •■ PAUL F. ATCHISON New Bedford Chemistry Delta Kappa Phi " From Little Acorns Tall Oaks Grow " Once he started on something there was no stopping him until it was finished. He started on his thesis before we began the final term, and would be still working on it but for graduation. Activities: Sports Editor; " AATCC " : Mana- ger Baseball 3. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 15 EDWARD F. BARNES Textile Engineering Baltic, Conn. Delta Kappa Phi " Changes are always for the best " A big man in both stature and deeds. It is doubtful if any of us will ever forget the magnifi- cent job Ed did in garnering the funds for the Fabricator. Activities: Advertising Manager, Vice-Presi- dent of Class. ROBERT A. BELANGER Textile Engineering St. Come, Canada Phi Psi " Just doing things naturally " Bob is one of those people who disprove the old adage " Jack of all trades and master of none " . We have yet to see the job that can best his logi- cal manner of approach. Activities: Ring Committee. WILLIAM E. BRADLEY New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " Either the Best or Nothing at All " Certain things might have come hard to him, but no one could say that he didn ' t give it his best efforts. He always managed to get things done. Activities: Assistant Photographer; Ring Com- mittee. 16 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE ROBERT L. CARROLL New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " He Shall Halve Music Where Ever He Goes " The youngest father of the class, but none the less one of the most serious. He would like to know how a diaper can get so wet from just 8 oz. of milk. Activities : Prom Committee. LOUIS F. COCKER, Jr. Textile Engineering Taftville, Conn. Delta Kappa Phi " I weigh the Man, not his Title " His initiative and brilliant ideas, combined with his humor have made Lou a luminary of his class. Conversing with Lou is an education, due to his span of knowledge. Activities: Assistant Humor Editor; Custodian Delta Kappa ; Inter-frat Council ; Class Party Committee 1, 2. WALTER J. CZARNOTA Textile Engineering New Bedford Delta Kappa Phi " Steadiness and efficiency go hand in hand " His relationship with the above can readily be seen when one observes him in action either in school activities or in athletics. Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1. THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 17 ARTHUR E. DA VIDIAN Textile Engineering New Bedford Delta Kappa Phi " Silent and mighty " Art is the slugger of our baseball team. An easy going fellow, he is always willing to oblige. With his quiet ways Art will go a long way in his chosen field. Activities: Baseball 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1. VIANNEY DIONNE Canada Textile Engineering Phi Psi " Be sharp and look sharp " With a song on his lips he goes through the day light of heart in his own way. Carefree and. always with a kind word for everyone whom he meets. Activities: Phi Psi President 2. fj C. DONALD EDWARDS Dartmouth Mech. Engineering " By the zvork, one knozvs the workman " Don ' s powers of observation and a good amount of common sense provide him with the ability to " catch " on quickly. He enjoys varied outside activities, including basketball, Softball, and pho- tography. 18 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE MANUEL FARIA New Bedford Mech. Engineering Delta Kappa Phi " Patience is the door of door " Manny, always ready with a timely quip and possessing " a great willingness to learn, has accom- plished much through his initiative and persever- ence. RAYMOND A. FARLAND Oak Bluffs Chemistry Phi Psi " The Busy Bee . . . gets ahead ' ' Hustling here and hustling there, but always getting things done right. Always looking for some way to get to Providence to see the R.I. Reds play? Activities: Basketball 1, 2; Soccer 1; Basebail 1 ; Class President 1 ; " AATCC " . MICHAEL FERA Providence Textile Engineering Phi Psi " All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy " .. Mike is a fellow nice to know. A hard worker in everything he undertakes, yet ready for fun at the right time. Activities: Cap Gown Committee. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 19 RAYMOND FOY New Bedford Chemistrv " Mine is all muscle, his all fat " Always arguing with Rocky as to whom weighs the most, but they never came to blows. Always has the story of the previous night ' s basketball game in full. Activities: Basketball 1, 2, 3. ANTONIO B. GRACIA New Bedford Mech. Engineering " All are not asleep, who have their eyes closed " One of the class pranksters, " Tony " is a most happy-go-lucky person. Appreciation of his com- panions jesting has caused him to be involved in many practical classroom jokes. OLGA A. GUERRA New Bedford Textile Technology Phi Zeta Sigma ' ' Little, but oh my! " She is a surprising girl. Always bright and laughing, but never bright and early. Activities: Treasurer of Phi Zeta Sigma. 20 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE DONALD A. HENRY New Bedford Chemistry " Happy is as Happy docs " Almost always has a smile on his face. The combine are always on his ear to hurry up and finish eating - , so that they can continue with the series . Activities : Prom and Banquet Committee. PAUL J. HOFFMAN New Bedford Textile Engineering Phi Psi " A Man with a Talent, will always Succeed " Paul could go into competition with Jimmy Fid- ler. A talented cartoonist and a most industrious worker he will go a long way in his field. Activities : Assistant Art Editor. imm ■p " . . WILLIAM T. HOLSTROM Mech. Engineering New Bedford " Is there a doctor in the house " " Bill ' s " happy smile and extremely carefree manner cloak a serious, sensitive personality, which only a few friends know. His fun-loving disposition makes him welcome in any gathering. Activities: Baseball 2, 3. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 21 ELLIOT HOROWITZ New Bedford Textile Engineering Sigma Phi Tau " There was a silence over Mudville; the mighty Casey . . . ' The possessor of the largest repertoire of jokes and new angles in the class, all of which fit him for his chosen profession — Salesmanship. Activities: Basehall 1, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Inter-frat Council ; President Sigma Phi Tau. FLORENCE HUIE Textile Technology " It is hest to be small and shine, than to be large and cast a shadow ' A little Chinese lass with a hearty laugh, a gift for chatter, and a yen for pursuing the boys. Activities : Secretary of Freshman Class. i JOHN J. LYONS New Bedford Textile Engineering " It is a great cleverness to know how to conceal our cleverness. " Our " Miracle Man " . Raising a family, works after school, memorizes his wife ' s jokes, and is grief-stricken when he gets less than 95. Activities: Literary Editor. 9? NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE PARIS MAHFUZ Sao Paulo, Brazil Text He Engineering Phi Psi " Trijl.cs make perfection, but perfection is no 1 rifle " Determination and adherence to his opinions are most descriptive of Faris. This representative of South America has provided many memorable occasions for the class. Activities: Ring Committee. FRANCISCO MARTINEZ El Salvador, C.A. Chemistry " To the victor belongs the spoiled " A guy with the know how, hut in too much of a hurry to put it to the best advantage. Always ready to try an experiment, even to trying to make a dye from nicotine. Activities: " AATCC " . JOSEPH G. MATHIEU Textile Engineering Waterville, Maine Phi Psi " You can not rivet a nail in a Maine potato " Gus is unique. Though witty, carefree, and fun-loving, there is a steadfastness in him that, vouches for his dependability. Activities : lnter-frat Council. -,:, THE FABRICATOR, 194 23 GEORGE D. MAYNARD, Jr. Chemistry New Bedford Phi Psi " One never goes hungry zvith plenty of corn " The jokester of the class, although many of his jokes were on the corny side. The original " bad luck kid " of the class. Activities: Humor Editor; " AATCC " . JANET McCROHAN New Bedford Textile Technology " A versatile and capable lady " One girl we all admire. She has brains, looks, a boy friend, and two jobs. Activities: Secretary of the Senior Class. ALAN B. MERCER New Bedford M,ech. Engineering Delta Kappa Phi " Slow and steady wins the race " Always in the social whirl, " Red " allows no dull moments to pass for himself nor his as- sociates. His generosity, so well known among his classmates, has gained him many friends. Activities : Pro-counsel Delta Kappa Phi, Asst. Business Manager of " The Fabricator " . 24 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE GEORGE L. MORAND Textile Engineering Montreal, Canada Phi Psi " Going dozvnhill is loads of fun " George is a determined worker, his first love " Cross Country " skiing is a constant topic of conversation. May all of his trails lead to success. Activities : Cap and Gown Committee. JOHN R. MOTHA Dartmouth Chemistry Phi Psi " Find Me an Honest Man; with a Lantern " Many people have wondered how in the world he ever kept all of his records straight ; being the treasurer of the Phi Psi. Class, AATCC. Be- sides this he was the Editor-in-Chief of " The Fab- ricator. " Activities: Baseball 1. 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3; " AATCC " ; Editor-in-Chief - - Fabricator, Base- ball Manager. 1 ; Baseball Coach 2, 3. DONALD G. MUNROE New Bedford M.ech. Engineering " There lies a deal of deviltry beneath his mild exterior " Although Don gives the impression of subdued quietness, he is a maker of such mischief, that one needs to be on his guard. He has clearly proved his fun loving nature and reliability. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 JOHN J. MURPHY Philadelphia Chemistry Phi Psi " Control of the temper is essential " He can usually be found in the big lab working away, and no one had better start fooling around, although he is always ready with a witty remark when the situation warrants it. Activities : Baseball 2, 3 ; Class President 2, 3 , " AATCC " ; Ring Committee. PAULINE H. NAULT New Bedford Textile Technology " I t ' s nice to be Natural, if you are Naturally Nice " Our Navy veteran who is always willing to lend a helping hand, and keep a dull class alive. Activities: Banquet Committee. RAYMOND A. NORMANDIN New Bedford " Better late than never Chemistry " AATCC ' ' Another one of the brains in the class. K would take an adding machine a week to add up all the times that his briefcase has disappeared, and re- quired all morning to find. Activities : Cap and Gown Committee. 26 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE RALPH A. PARKER Fairhaven Mech, Engineering " 1 am a great friend to public amusements " Ralph, with complete nonchalance in the class- room or outside of school, is everybody ' s pal ; and his love for a rollicking- good time always seems more dominant than any great concern for book- learning. Activities: Asst. Humor Editor of " The Fabri- cator " . af 1 ROBERT V. PARTINGTON New Bedford Chemistry " AATCC " Quiet as a Mouse, But Mighty us a Lion " The only one that would give Charles Allen any competition for being the quietest, but none the less, he has plenty on the ball. Once he started to work, nobody heard from him until he was finished. Activities : Banquet Committee. WILLIAM R. PEARSON New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " B,c generous to all mankind " Bill is noted for his generosity in almost all of his classmates minds. His car is practically a bus for all his South End friends. All his work done on the year book was more than appreciated. His kind words and generous doings will go a long way in making many friends. Activities: Asst. Literary Editor; Baseball 1, 2. 3; Transportation Committee 1. 2, 3. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 27 ROY S. H. QUAN Victoria, B. C, Canada Textile Engineering Phi Psi " If a word be worth one penny, silence is worth two. " There are but few like Roy. His modesty, con- genial manner, and willingness to oblige have made him a true friend of all his acquaintances, Activities: Assistant Art Editor. THOMAS F. RAMSEY Textile Engineering Shamokin, Pa. Phi Psi " Only action gives life strength, only moderations give it charm. " Frank equals his brother Bill in many ways. What makes it so ; and why it is so ; seems to be his code. A hard and conscientious worker has never yet failed in life. Activities: Class Party Committee 2. WILLIAM E. RAMSEY Textile Engineering Williamsport, Pa. Delta Kappa Phi " He who governs himself is fit to govern many ' ' Bill ' s amiable character is exceptional. He possesses a hidden quality that compels you to laugh with him. Anyone as he; should succeed in anything undertaken. Activities: Class Party Committee 1. 28 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE JEAN RANCOURT Textile Engineering Phi Psi " The Spirit of Chivalry left behind it a more Valuable Successor ' Jean left us early to continue his studies. A fun loving Canadian, he was always ready for a pun. Activities: Inter-frat Council; Banquet Comm. CONRAD RICHARD Fairhaven Mech. Engineering Delt Kappa Phi " After a storm comes a calm " Although furthering his education ranks fore- most in importance with " Dick " , he has a span of interests that includes hunting, fishing, boating, and anything that can be packed into his rare leisure moments. LIONEL R. ROCHEFORT New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " Jolly as the day is long " Rocky could always be heard laughing at some- thing or other. When it came time for cokes " it ' s not my turn today ; Silva gets them on Tuesday, etc., " but he would always end up by going for them . Activities: Baseball 1 ; " AATCC " . THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 29 JOSEPH F. SARGENT, Jr. Meek Engineering New Bedford " Wit is the salt of conservation " Joseph, with his ready wit, can usually be found as the instigator of some prank, acting like a tonic to relieve occasional classroom borerom. JAMES B. SERVICE South Willington, Conn. Textile Engineering Phi Psi " A man does not always aim at what he means to hit. " His energy and agressiveness, combined with his power of leadership have made Jim an out- standing member of his class. Jim ' s numerous school activities speak for themselves. Activities : Business Manager of " The Fabri- cator " ; Inter-frat Council 3 ; President, Phi Psi 3 ; Class Treasurer 2; Class Banquet 1, 2. •» , ALBERT P. SMITH Pittsburgh, Pa. Mech. Engineering " The zvord impossible is not in my dictionary " " Smitty ' s " love for traveling from place to place has broadened his mind and given him a useful store of general information. In class he always has ready a brilliant argument which has won for him much admiration. 30 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE " WALTER G. New Bedford SILVA Chemistry Phi Psi " To Debate is to ' Learn " Always ready, willing, and able to argue any point. If there was a crowd in the NW corner of the small lab, that was a sure sign of an ar- gument of some kind with Walt right in the middle. Activities: Art Editor; Baseball Mgr. 2, 3; Basketball 1 ; " AATCC. " JOHN S. SOUZA New Bedford Chemistry " If Silence is Golden, then Speech is Silver. " The apparent Lothario of the class. Whenever you saw him he was always sharp as cracker. You could always tell how busy he was by the amount of noises he was making, the louder he was the more work he got done. He and Stead made a fine pair, and harmonious partners. Activities: Cap and Gown Committee. P . GEORGE STEAD, Jr. New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " Dynamite comes in small packages " He claims that he perfected a sure way to beat the horses ; for the paltry sum of $66,000. The only one that could argue with Walt, and even hope of winning. Activities: " AATCC " ; Ring Committee. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 31 BETSY STOWELL Marion Textile Technology " She ' s a Jolly Good Fellow. " The star-gazer from Marion way. She ' s the gal who races through her testing like a. veteran tech- nologist. She ' s sometimes right, too. Activities : Senior Prom Committee. ELMER VIENS New Bedford Mech. Engineering " Silence is one of the virtues of the wise " Elmer ' s quiet and sincere manner makes him a desirable friend. Although he seldom takes the initiative when with the fellows, he is well-liked by all around him. ■ - ,-:,.;. GEORGE E. WALKER New Bedford Chemistry " AATCC " " Curiosity Killed a Cat ; Satisfaction etc . . . " The first thing in the morning, you could hear him trying to get someone to " Essen " at George ' s. Undoubtedly, the most inquisitive fellow in the class. Activities : Baseball 1, 2, 3. 32 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE HAROLD F. WILLIAMS New Bedford Chemistry Phi Psi " Wisdom of Solomon and Patience of Job " The mathematical brain of the class, — even the problems that we had in Quant never had him stopped for long. We never could understand how things seemed to come so easily to him. Activities: Photography Editor; Vice-President —Phi Psi; " AATCC " . LELAXD D. WILLIAMS Textile Engineering Xew Bedford Phi Psi " Impossible, is not Good English ' ' Lee ' s tales of mill experiences will long be re- membered by his fellow classmates. Here is look- ing forward to bigger and better prospects for his future. Activities : Senior Prom Committee. ' Today we have them; Tomorrow they are hut memories: ' Favorite Song — Star Dust. Favorite Magazine — Life. Favorite Drink — Beer. Favorite Actress and Actor — Ingrid Bergman and James Stewart. Favorite Sport — Baseball. Favorite Radio Program — Bob Llope. Favorite Orchestra — Vaughn Monroe. Favorite Expression— " Let ' s take off! " Favorite Pastime — Reading. Favorite Hobby — Sports. Favorite Abhorrence — Getting up in the morning. Best picture of the year — " Green Dolphin Street. " Best basketball game of the year — Pratt vs. Tech. Biggest news story of the year — Raise in Sub- sistance Allowance under the GI Bill. THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 33 HORROR NAME Charles Allen Joseph Almeida Paul Atchison NICKNAME Charlie Josey Atch AMBITION To get 100 in a test To be a machine shop instructor To win a bet Edward Barnes Ed To be a success Robert Belanger William Bradley Bob Bill Robert Carroll Bob Louis Cocker Lou Walter Czarnota Lefty Arthur Davidian Art Vianney Dionne Van Clarence Edwards Ed Manuel Faria Manny Raymond Farland Spike Michael Fera Mike Raymond Foy Fooh Antonio Gracia Tony Olga Guerra Shorty Donald Henry Ducky Paul Hoffman Hoffey William Holstrom Red Elliot Horowitz Athlete Florence Huie Flo John Lyons Johnny Far is Mahfuz Brazil Francisco Martinez Pancho Joseph Mathieu Gus George Maynard Georgie To get somewhere, anywhere To take it easy To raise a 10 piece band To return to the Caribbean To shake hands with Winchell To get " hitched " To be a sales executive To be a basketball coach To be an auto racer To stay in Providence To out-pun Gus To retire on a pension To be a philanthropist Yaawwwnnnn nn To reach his first $1,000,000 To be a designer To be a doctor To be on Worth Street To get back to China To make a kinkless cord To speak English To finish Thesis in three years To out shout his old man To make a " Drink-Proof " pipette 34 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE SCOPE HAPPIEST WHEN FAVORITE SAYING TYPICAL. SONG Studying Now what ' s wrong " I Love You Truly Running a lathe Where as — " In My Merry Oldsmobile " Farland is absent I ' ll take that bet " Atchison, Topeka Santa Fe " Preaching Has the mailman been yet? " Trees " Thinking Cylander " Too Fat Polka " Completing an experiment Eating- Keep away from my locker Time for a break " The Lady in Red " " Daddy " Piloting the Terraplane It ' s who you nose. " I Had A Dream " Harmonizing I don ' t get you " I Had A Dream " Playing baseball I can ' t see it that way " Chickery Chick " Singing Set ' em up " Night and Day " Out in Westport Something like that Arguing with J. Barylski Who said autos don ' t Betting with Atch Taking up on those bearings Exams are over Telling jokes Singing Out with his girl Stumbling over furniture With Sargent Around the opposite sex With the fellows With his children Going to New York Doing a complicated experiment Jet propelling Rocky laughs at his (jokes) cost money! Wanta ' bet? Please? ? I saw ya ' Did ' ja hear the one about- Heck? Wnat ' s your hurry? It wasn ' t me Oh Yeah! (Yeah) We was off Guess what ? I wasn ' t looking at her Burro It ' s faster this way What ' s up, George? That ' s my boy " Feudin ' and A-Fightin ' " " That ' s My Desire " " Lil " Old Rhode Island " " Stardust " " It Had To Be You " " Always " " Sweet and Lonely " " Wedding Bells " " Made for Each Other " " Body and Soul " " I Had A Dream " " Chinatown " " Saber Dance " " Brazil " " I Don ' t Want to Set the (Lab) on Fire " " St. Louis Blues " " Flying Home " THE FABRICATOR. 1948 35 HORROR NAME NICKNAME Janet McCrohan Jan Alan Mercer George Morand John Motha Donald Munroe John Murphy Pauline Nault Red Bugs Johnny Don Murph Polly Raymond Normandin Ray Ralph Parker Robert Partington William Pearson Roy S. H. Quan Thomas Ramsey William Ramsey Jean Rancourt Conrad Richard Lionel Rochefort Joseph Sargent James Service Albert Smith Walter Silva John Souz a George Stead Betsy Stowell Elmer Viens George Walker Harold Williams Leland Williams Buggsy Bob Bill Dick Rocky Hobble Brig Smitty Junior John Souza Steadley Bet ' s Al Runner Will Lee AMBITION To get married To be a motor vehicle inspector To be Big Chief To last more than one period in basketball To be a pool shark To stay in " Philly " To get out of New Bedford To get in on time To be a rigger To raise a football team To join the Navy Shao Heng To get enough sleep Frank To supply Bill with the yarn Bill To run a one loom mill Claude To stay put To be a game warden To reduce (plenty) To be a golf pro. To have Dottie finish the argyle socks. To solve the problem of perpetual motion To win an argument (unconditionally) To get out of school To understand organic chemistry To lose weight and still eat To become a cost engineer To have all his equipment at term ' s end To give bigger and better snowstorms To be a superintendent 36 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE SCOPE HAPPIEST WHEN With Ray Goiils " to Fall River FAVORITE SAYING I 11 bite For cryin ' out loud Co-piloting the Terraplane How do you say it? Collecting Dues (trying) GeeeWhizzz! Holding hands in the movies Drinking beer Playing poker Sleeping On Tinkham Street At home Reading Thorne Smith At Charlie Wong ' s Beanery Agitating With Ann Louise Navigating the Terraplane Hunting- Laughing (best time to be) Playing golf Up in the wild blue yonder Messing around Arguing It ' s 3 :30 p.m. Working- Vacationing Absorbed in his work It ' s time for Essen Finished making ivy Photographing That ' s nice I ' ll poke ya in the nose Never touch the stuff Where ' s my briefcase Waljou O.K., O.K. Let ' s take off Podunk I dunno What ' s up, nose? Geee Whizzz ! Fillie-de-Hubdy Haw ! Haw ! Haw ! Hobblesteven Meeting tomorrow nite Not guilty How ' bout that ? Let ' s go home That ' s easy Futsin ' around Ha Julius Essen Neiii I see TYPICAL SONG " I ' m in the Mood for Love " " I Wonder Who ' s Kissing Her Now? ' ' " Hungarian Dance $7 " " Take Me Out To The Ballgame " " Now is the Hour " " My Wild Irish Rose " " They ' re either too young or too old " " Oh, How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning " " Near You " " For He ' s a Jolly Good Fellow " " In My Merry (Studebaker) " " Patience and Fortitude " " Mexicali Rose " " Louise " " You Belong To My Heart " " Beg Your Pardon " " And Mimi " " Rock-A-Bye-Baby " " Stardust " " Roll dem Bones " " I Know Why " " Sheik of Araby " " I ' ll get By " " Too Fat Polka " " Flmer ' s Tune " " The Trolley Song " " Let It Snow, Let It Snow " " It ' s Been a Long. Long, Time " THE FABRICATOR, 1948 37 Chemistry Technologists John Murphy Janet McCrohan John Motha Pauline Nault Harold Williams Pauline Nault George Stead Janet McCrohan Robert Carroll Olga Guerra William Bradley Betsy Stowell Raymond Foy Olga Guerra Charles Alle n Pauline Nault William Pearson Pauline Nault Charles Allen Pauline Nault Harold Williams Janet McCrohan Donald Henry Olga Guerra Walter Silva Olga Guerra George Walker Florence Huie John Motha Janet McCrohan SUPERLATIVES MOST REPRESENTATIVE MOST POPULAR MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED MOST VERSATILE MOST MUSICAL MOST TEMPERAMENTAL MOST FORGETFUL MOST SERIOUS MOST GENEROUS MOST RESPECTED MOST EFFICIENT MOST HAPPY-GO-LUCKY MOST TALENTED MOST INQUISITIVE MOST ACTIVE Engineers Mechanicals James Service Alan Mercer Edward Barnes Joseph Sargent John Lyons Donald Monroe Vianney Dionne Ralph Parker Leland Williams Clarence Edwards Faris Mahfuz Conrad Richard Joseph Mathieu Manuel Faria John Lyons Elmer Viens William Ramsey Alan Mercer John Lyons Elmer Viens Robert Belanger Albcrt Smith Louis Cocker Antonio Gracia Roy Quan Albert Smith Michael Fera Albert Smith James Service Antonio Gracia Walter Silva Florence Huie MOST LOQUACIOUS Arthur Davidan Antonio Gracia 38 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE Chemistry Technologists Raymond Normandin Florence Huie Charles Allen Janet McCrohan John Murphy Pauline Nault John Motlia Janet McCrohan John Murphy Pauline Nault Paul Atchison Janet McCrohan Paul Atchison Pauline McCrohan George Stead Florence Huie Franscisco Martinez Florence Huie John Souza Fearless Five Lionel Rochefort Olga Guerra Donald Henry Betsy Stowell Raymond Farland Janet McCrohan Robert Carroll Olga Guerra George Maynard Betsy Stowell Robert Partington Olga Guerra SUPERLATIVES MOST DIGNIFIED MOST INDUSTRIOUS MOST CONSCIENTIOUS DID MOST FOR THE CLASS OLDEST YOUNGEST TALLEST SHORTEST CLASS WOLF NOISIEST BEST NATURED BEST DRESSED BEST PERSONALITY BEST LOOKING WITTIEST QUIETEST Engineers Mechanicals Frank Ramsey Clarence Edwards Robert Belanger Albert Smith John Lyons Manuel Faria Edward Barnes Alan Mercer Leland Williams Joseph Sargent Paul Hoffman Donald Munroe Joseph Mathieu Donald Munroe Louis Cocker Joseph Almeida George Maraud Antonio Gracia Joseph Mathieu Antonio Gracia William Ramsey Joseph Sargent Roy Ouan William riolstrom Jean Rancourt Joseph Sargent Vianney Dionne William Holstrom Louis Cocker Joseph Sargent Roy Ouan Elmer Viens THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 39 Undergraduates TEXTILE ENGINEERS CLASS OF 1948 First Row: R. to L. — Y. Benario, H. Siegal, S. Alaziaki, A. Barney, J. Handy, W. Landis, K. Baker, M. Antunes. Second Row: R. to L. — J. Silvia, S. Smallbone, E. Lazarus, P. Donaghy, B. Sheroff, A. Peisner, G. Dionne. Third Row: R. to L. — A. Kuehn, H. King ' , A. Bralobos, I. Lederman, C. Duflot, M. Lechner, A. Guillot, A. Wood, R. Dubreuil, S. Carabell. Fourth Row: R. to L. — R. Heaps, I. Krannick, J. Fortin, M. Collins, E. Kline, M. Glasner, G. Zobel. Joseph Alcalay — " What ' ya know, Joe " Joseph A. Fortin — " The Laugh " Miltes — Antunes — " Here " Arthur E. Guillot— " Boss Carder " Allen F. Barney — The Spirit of Provi- dence. Robert M. Heaps — " Trouble, Trouble, double toil and double trouble. " Andre Bialobos — " Let ' s go home " Melvin Collins — " Now, my car — ! " Samuel M. Alazraki— " Quick, Pancho! " Emanuel Kline — " How do you mean that, Mr. Giblin? " Ivan M. Kranich — " No, he played second base for Philly. " Kimball Baker — " The Volunteer Fire- man " Van S. Benario — A little bit. Elliot J. Lazarus — " Took us a long time. " Isaac Lederman — " It ' s hard to learn everything. " Sidney Carabell— " What, get dirty " Gerald O. Dionne — Experienced Spin- ning Frame Scourer. Paul A. Donaghy — Fairhaven Smoothie Robert M. Sheroff — Boston Bound. Sidney A. Smallbone — " What d ' ya say ! " Steven J. Szabo — " What do we need this for? " 42 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE Albert C. Wood— " Night School Loth- ario. William A. Landis, Jr. — " A bit of the Old South. " Richardson A. Dubreuil— " Still Water Runs Deep " Marvin A. Glasner — " Let ' s have a beer party. " John K. Handy, Jr. — " Here today, gone tomorrow. " Harold King, Jr.— " Native Son " Albert 0. Kuehn— " Another card to grind? " Milton Lechner — " Married Man " Arthur B. Peisner— " The Weaver " Henry J. Siegel — " Now, down at Clemson . " John Silvia, Jr. — " Now let ' s see if I understand you Mr. Beardsworth ? " Bernard V. Vanasse — " Old lightning " Gerald Zobel— " The Boy Chemist " THE FABRICATOR, 1948 43 MECHANICAL— First Year Class of 1 949 First Row: L. to R. — N. FriecTland, C. Sisson, A. Ashley, R. Gates, T. Lemieux, E. Resendes, B. Matyanowski. Second Row: L. to R.— C. Desjardins, R. Welch, T. Bradley, R. Haworth, D. Moniz, S. Gonet. Third Row: L. to R. — C. Puscizna, W. Condon, B. Boucher, N. Mee, S. Liee. Allan Ashley — What hidden quality is it that we can ' t see what causes this gen- tleman to be heaved from Art ' s place ones a week ? William Boucher — Why does a future race driver become associated with toy trains ? T. Bradley — The only man in the history of drafting that is doing 5 drawings a day. We hope he makes the schedule. W. Condon — Oh! That familiar ripping noise as he tore up another. C. Desjardins — Remember the first time he brought his new truck. It was raining, so he said that it wouldn ' t get out again until ' the weather cleared. Since then he hasn ' t gotten it out of the garage because the snow is piled so high. R. Gates — You can always tell where this young gentleman spent the nite before by the time of bis arrival in the morn- ing. N. Gomes — Our supply man for paper. You ' d think he owned the paper mill the way he passes it out. Oh, well, Uncle Sam pays. N. Friedland — We ' ll always wonder why he asks Mr. Barylski how to do a thing and then does it his own way. S. Gonet — The fellow who learns more about the girls in the slide rule class, than the slide rule. R. Haworth — The day Andy Doyle told him to put down the snowball, just as it was leaving his hand in Andy ' s di- rection. He denied he threw it too. T. Lemieux — The Dartmouth golf pro., ttill in the low 90 ' s. But in his school work this time. S. Lee — We all remember this gent., and his experience with the watch hospital next to the ICT terminal. B. Matyanowski — We remember when the Matyanowski ' s were expecting, and Matty stayed out 2 weeks. Who was expecting, Matty? N. Mee — One of the few boys in class who doesn ' t associate with girls. They distract him from his work. D. Moniz — The personal evictor of fel- lows who came to see him. C. Pucnizna — We wouldn ' t have insisted he get a haircut, if we knew he was a musician. N. Rogers — As long as he keeps his present jalopy, he need never fear for an excuse. E. Rezendes — Frequent Newport visits. C. Sisson — Pass the buck, Clayt. R. Welch — The chief destroyer, and Andy ' s buddy. 44 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE TECHNOLOGISTS— First Year Class of 1949 Left to Right — J. Gagnon, B. Sarkes, P. Turner, C. Muir, A. Billing-ton, J. Cree. It doesn ' t take long for a group of six girls to become well acquainted. Thus, our first year Textile Technology class received an early start in making this a memorable year of solid " enjoyment. Somehow, we seemed to acquire an art for making fun out of our school work and getting amazing results. It was only a short time before we became adjusted to the fact that the many dark and dreary geared monsters were cards, pickers, and spinning frames. Soon we were fascinated by the dis- covery that we could operate a loom and tie that complicated weaver ' s knot skill- fully. Those unforgetable Wednesday morn- ing " mike " lab periods were a better hen session than any sewing circle could provide. Nothing was ever allowed to interfere with our work, yet there was always ample time to discuss latest movies, mutual acquaintances, popular song hits, and I must not omit the male population of the school. Beyond a word of doubt, Mr. Gourley often expected to witness hair pulling, teeth gnashing debacles arising from our heated arguments in the Rayon Testing lab. " It is silk! " " No, it ' s nylon! " " No, it can ' t be, it doesn ' t burn like either of those. " Despite these slight differences, friend- ship always emerged the victor. The first half of the year sped swiftly by and before we knew it, mid-year exams had arrived. This means two weeks ' of intensive study; the results of which were rather satisfactory. The second semester terminated our pleasant chemistry lab periods. Warp preparations and Dyeing were then added to our program. Aside from the regular curricular studies, we also found enjoyment in teaching each other the various dance steps and songs. There was never a dull moment during lunch period at the girls lounge. The numerous blissful moments we ex- perienced both within and without the portals of Tech during the past year will be a long cherished memory. THE FABRICATOR, 19 48 45 CHEMISTRY— Second Year Class of 1949 First Row: L. to R.— J. Nisbet, N. Taylor, M. Greenwald, J. Hutchinson, D. Fredette, J. Lentz, E. Bargiel, E. Monfils, R. Riley. Second Row: L. to R. — A. Berube, C. Pappas, A. Bibeau, T. Pay, E. Wood, S. Helfand, R. King ' , S. Hall, W. Aitken. Third Row: L. to R— A. Bates, H. Rogers, H. Gifford, L. Carter, I. Alves, W. Privette J. Viera, J. Handley, R. Silveria, J. Marshall. Fourth Row: L. to R.— H. Kalpagian, W. Isherwood. C. Limerick. J. Poulton, A. Ashley, A. Dunham, F. Hinds, S. Cohen, R. Lehman. Aitkin — Didn ' t know his mother was interested in basketball! Alves — (whisper) " whose beaker is this, no ones? Ashley — Moves so fast with women, it looks like he has four arms. Bates — " If there is no extra allowance for the first, do I get extra for the second, if it ' s twins. Bargiel — Could it be he changed his course to Textile Tech? Berube — What Army ? What Navy ? Bibeau — Women ? I can take them or leave them alone ? Carter — One arm for the car and one arm for the girl. Cohen — What is there about men that brings out the beast in me ? Desjardins — Must like color class; Tuesday is the only morning he arrives on time. Dunham — The only place tha t he hasn ' t seen is Pike ' s Peak, and Bunker Hill. Fay — Going to work in the P.O., or run football pools. Fredette — Take away Ba call ' s hair, body, etc.; what has she got that I haven ' t? Gifford — Wouldn ' t come out for basket- ball when he heard that we weren ' t going to play Fitchburg. Hall — " I ' m safe now; They ' ll never vote for U.M.T. in an election year. " Handley — " Want to borrow my Toni set? " Helfand — " Gee, I hope the woodpecker carries me thru the rest of the course " . Hinds — " Want to hire a bus from the hottest bus line in the district " . Hutchinson — " How often do they cry ? Do you have to change them often? " 46 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE Isherwood — How does he get from the end of the dog sled line; the rest of the way home ? King: — Some boys do the work them- selves! This way, Rod ' s paper is always wrinkled, and the last one in! Lehman — " I don ' t care who got the games, he left them to me! " Lentz — Lintz ' s loss is Dawson ' s gain, or who put the aspirin in my brew? Letourneau — Best eyesight in the class. Who else could say " What final do we get today, " and then get a 95 ? Limerick — Denny ' s brother! Someone must be proud to have two such basket- ball players in the family. Marshall — Quiet down, you might wake M. up so fast he ' ll fall and hurt himself. Monfils — " Let ' s see, whom shall I write tonight ? Aw, nuts what good would it do? " Nishbett — " If I were sure I ' d go into the Army, come the war, I ' d join the re- serve now! " Pappas — " I ' m 31 now, but when I went to Fairhaven High!!! " Poulton — Why does the John have to make so much noise? Privette — Dark horse star of the sec- ond year Oldtimers. Riley — It ' s the quiet ones who hit the hardest. Rogers — " Yuh, yuh that ' s how we did it down at the plant (I think)! " Silveria — With a lovely girl on his shoulder Duch says, " Wake me up when we get to New Bedford. " Taylor — If day dreaming is a sign of genius, Norm is a genius to end all genii. Viera— " Right! Right! now what Kal- pahigion means is this ... " Wood — What ' s wrong with this place? . . . What ' s right with it? Greenwald — Harry and Green are as close as can be; as much alike as two peas in a pod. Mr. Fenaux— " We ' ll start this class with a short lesson in arithmetic. 10.5 minus 0.5 no longer leaves 9.0. Mr. Brooks — " I realize you don ' t have any books, but after all; all 40 of you can use my book. " Mr. Foster — " Quiet! Quiet! you guys. Now is that how you did it up there, Viera? " Mr. Broadmeadow — " I didn ' t dare to stay in the lab with him! Suppose the experiment blew up! " Mr. Dupre — " Never the less, I have you marked down as being tardy. " THE FABRICATOR, 1948 47 TEXTILE ENGINEERS— First Year Class of 1950 First Row: L. to R. — Y. Lim, P. Maggioli, C. Chaul, V. Hirmas, E. Sidelinker, H. Averback, P. McLaughlin, J. Babula. Second Row: L. to R. — W. Sevilla, R. Ried, C. Hirmas, H. Urquhart, G. Diamond, T. Holt, M. Yeshoua, P. LaPontaine, H. Sirois. Third Row: L. to R. — P. Cyr, W. Witte, N. Desilets, R. Erlewein, J. Gajda, P. Manchester, C. Blossom, R. Perrault, R. Tompkins. Fourth Row: L. to R. — H. Berger, D. Robinson, J. Mullett, J. Chakalos, J. Yeleyenidis, J. Payton, O. Selby, I. Mitrani. Averback — Former army vet " What ' s the hurry " Babula — Quiet and interested in every- thing that takes place. Berber — Brooklyn ' s representative to our class. Blossom — Got elected to the president position of the class by " stickers " . Chakalos — A former paratrooper in the Pacific. A real daredevil too. Chaul — A visitor from South of the border. Mexico City. Cyr — A navy veteran with loads of questions to everyone on everything. Diamond — Taunton ' s gift to the school and the best loomfixer in the class. Erlewein — The boy from Finland who will go back with many weird tales and stories of the U. S. A. Gajda — He ' s ready for Universal Mili- tary Training — wants to start at the top and work down. Hott — The gentleman from Shanghai, China with loads and loads of schooling. Carlos and Victor Hirmas — Two boys from Chile who have seen a good part of the U. S. in the short time they have been here. Lim — Former Air-Force Officer from Detroit. Known as " Smiley " to his class- mates. Maggioli — Feels rather lost with no sea bags to unpack. The " Super " of all practice sessions. Manchester — Residing in Westport but he is no " Farmer " , being a former stu- dent of Norwich University and Maine University. Mullett — " Red " has the lone distinct tion of being Fairhaven ' s representative to our class — Looks good in olive drab dress. Perrault — Ray has had his hitch in the Navy and still retains a few of those very evident " Gob " actions. 48 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE LaFontaine — Another Navy veteran who really is a whiz in mechanical draw- ing-. Desilets — Norm departs every after- noon with this phrase to his boys — " At the Central at 8 " they know what he means. Reid — A Navy veteran of those thrill- ing- PT boats. Now he says he is playing left field in the math classes. Sevilla — Married and an ex-Navy man, Bill is the man in everything around school — rugged character. Robinson — His 1923 Jordan motor was the talk of the school for weeks and weeks — Hopes to mrke San Salvador with it. McLaughlin — The boy from Maine who really is enjoying a whirl in the big city. Frank loves good times too. Payton — A local boy who seems to know them all. Only a young fellow too. Tompkins — A devoted man to a girl back in Jersey. A famous line from Ralph goes " Is that right fellow " Sidelinker — The only gild in our class, but Fstelle makes herself known every once in awhile. Sirois— Earns the title of " The Walk- ing Man From Canada " . Henri has trouble with the typical American horse- play. Selby — The lover of the class and a go-between for all the girls, a veteran too. Mitrani — Another boy from Mexico who ' s got plenty on the ball. Urquhart — New Bedford ' s guiding light for all of us. A real crack shot with the rifle — let ' s hope that he doesn ' t have to use it. Yesouha — Over from Palestine on a student visa, Marco seems to be getting along very well. Yeleyenidis — Athens, Greece has sent a fine young man to our school who is gathering loads of knowledge. Witte — The diplomat from Ax-gentina and about one of the smartest boys in the class. Well dressed and a well-man- nered young fellow. THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 49 FIRST YEAR CHEMISTRY Class of 1950 First Row: L. to R. — R. Sasseville, W. Summer, J. Price, J. Pittman, I. Jaremko, B. Rose, S. Meurin, A. Berrette, C. Beierschmitt, A. Mignorey. Second Row: L. to R. — L. Place, G. Schofleld, F. Burke, L. Kubel A. Shein, A. Knyger, E. Lowney, J. Langlois, M. Rosen. Third Row: L. to R. — A. Marquis, J. Augustine, T. Walsh, J. Malone, A. Sirois, D. Carbonaro, A. Gag-non, H. Gray, J. Foley, G. Toma. Fourth Row: L. to R. — J. Mellion, E. Mello, L. Ricard, D. Harrington, W. Baumann, P. Bruie, S. Gruber, D. McCauley, J. Bonneau. Fifth Row: L. to R. — H. Johnson, A. Turbak, K. Wilmot, J. Fogarty, J. Tyman, A. Amaral, R. Mercer, A. Ferreira. Armand Amaral — A playful married man, water rats are his favorite pastime " Snowball " . John Augustine — " Jodo " . What a bookie — bought the Lucy Evelyn with his winnings. Walter Bauman — " Blondie " . He sure has those Nantucket girls in a daze. Wow! Albert Barrette— " Al " . Bang!!— It says " heat gently " . Clement Beierschmitt— " Smitty " . He ' s quiet, but mischievous. John Bonneau — " Dumbo " . As brilliant in the lab as when he ' s with the women — 14 yrs. old. Patrick Bruie — " Aloysius " , Pat is the schemer of the class. " Out like a light " ! ! ! Frederick Burke — " Margaret " . The Fixer, it ' s on the house. Richard Carbonaro — " Cabbage " . The ice was thin wasn ' t it " Splash " ! ! Joseph Foley — " Joe " . Are you sure its hydrogen sulfide. A dog ' s best friend. Sidney Gruber— " Sid " . The nitrate test (brown ring). Hobby: Studying. Donald Harrington — " Deacon " . Club reporter, gets his material from comic books — Also gives blessings. Arthur Kryger — " Art " . Fighting for an education. Nice school marm. Edward Lowney — " Tubba " . Hey! Any grapevine today. John Malone — A Casanova after dark and a Kafton on the court. Fairhaveu maybe ? Donald McCawley- What ' s that? ' Streaky " . Huh! Edward Mello — " Barboza " . How ' s you mudder? and you f adder? 50 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE Simonne Meurin — Gruber ' s secret hearthrob! ! French curve. Thomas Mullen — " Moon " . A persist- ent student at Arlington. Leonard Place — " Len " . There ' s a brill- iant future ahead for Len — he works with Wilmot now. Ha! Ha! Leander Ricard — " Lee " . On the pool table he ' s a fish, also a Wednesday nite buddy of Tynans! U.S.N.R. Roland Sasseville — " Sass " . The extra rear mirror for his wife. Arthur Shein — " Art " . Who stole my belt? William Sumner— " Bill ' . St. Martin ' s were undefeated weren ' t they Bill? Albise Turbak— " Al " . He follows Irene like a cat after a mouse. Thomas Walsh— " Tom " . The Walking Man, hobbles, always to be found in trouble. Kenneth Wilmot — " Buggar-off! ! Stop rocking the room I ' m seasick! ! The weeping hitch-hiker! Dodo! Anibal Ferreira — He came with Amar- al and Augustine from the old country. John Fogarty — " Jack " . Coach of the Victorious Frosh. Hobby: Chasing women. Armand Gagnon — " Gag " . I still think I ' m salty — so call that a car! ! Henry Gray — One of Sirois ' gang, al- ways a wisecrack. Irene Jaremko — " Pani " . Mrs. Turbak. Henry Johnson — " Cuddles " . Leo Kubel — Amaral ' s silent partner. John Langlois — " Chick " . Ruthy and the fireman ' s carry. More trips to Calvin Coolidge. Albert Marquis — " Al " . Bookworm, a French student of the finer things, Girls! ! Joseph Mellion — " Joe " . One of the students of the class. Robert Mercer— " Red " . One of the Fri- day nite gang at Dan ' s. Andrew Mignorey — " Andy " . Always quiet and working in the corner. James Pittman — " Jim " . To date Nancy without the rest of the gang. James Price — " Jim, Jr. " Eager Bea- ver, he plays his little flute. Murray Rosen — Anybody going to Stoughton ? Ross Beverly — " The Bev " . Simon ' s ri- val for Sid ' s affection. Gilbert Schofield— " Gil " . Gosh! forgot to milk the cows this morning. Arthur Sirois— " Art " . What a fast ball — Wow! A very likeable guy. George Toma — " Georgie " . Why when I was flying over — then there was another time. James Tynan — " Jim " . Let ' s shoot some pool, huh! He tells seven salty sea stories. CLASS ODDITIES John Bonneau ' s hat. Fred Burke ' s way with the women. Pat Bruce ' s ears. Jim Price ' s weird colored cloths. Don Harrington with his blessings. Armand Gagnon ' s car. Kenny Wilmot (odd!) THE FABRICATOR, 1948 51 INTER-FRAT COUNCIL First Row: L. to R. — Janice R. Cree, Alice Billington, D. Lee FYedette, E. J. Dupre, E. A. Bargiel, L. P. Cocker, W. A. Landis. Second Row: L. to R. — E. Horowitz, R. M. Heaps, E. Kline, J. G. Mathieu, J. B. Service, J. C. Rancourt. The purpose of the Inter-Fraternity Council is clearly brought forth in this quotation from the Preamble to its Constitution : " The Inter-Fraternity Council was founded on October 1, 1947 and or- ganized for the purpose of advancing social welfare and promoting friend- ly feeling amongst Sororities and Fraternities of the New Bedford Tex- tile Institute. " To achieve these aims the Council has held monthly meetings of its members. These consist of the President and two other representatives of each Sorority and Fraternity and the Faculty Advisor, Mr. Edward Dupre. The meetings have been informal and chairmanship has rotated among the presidents of the four repre- sented groups. Such situations, as correlation of pledging and individual organiza- tions planned activities, have been cleared up through the Council to prevent much duplication of effort and to preserve the amicable spirit evidenced by joint smokers and attendance at each other ' s functions. Joint activities have included a Pre-Lenten Smoker at the Canadian Club and two Inter-Frat Dances at the New Bedford Hotel. These have been successful and may well become yearly events. The Council has also made efforts to establish a school newspaper. As the Council and the members individually gain experience through co-oper- ative action and the mutual consideration, a stronger voice in school social and fraternal affairs can be looked forward to. It ' s effectiveness depends upon the backing each Sorority and Fraternity member gives to his representatives and the matters proposed by the Council. 52 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE fRAURNITIES DELTA KAPPA PHI FRATERNITY First Row, 1. to r. — M. Antunes, K. Baker, H. Kalpakgian, E. Bargiel, J. Foster, Faculty Advis- or, J. Cocker, W. Piivette, R. Silveria, W. Landis. Second Row, 1. to r. — A. Davidian, A. Bates, J. Marshall, N. Taylor, C. Limerick, B. Monfils, M. Collins, S. Hall, W. Aitken, A. Barney. Third Row, 1. to r. — H. Rogers, A. Berube, A. Bibeau, W. Ramsey, R. Parker, A. Mercer, C. Richard, W. Lentz, M. Faria. Fourth Row, 1. to r. — W. Czarnota, J. Foulton, J. Nisbet, W. Isherwood, A. Kuehn, J. Fortin, T. Mullins, A. Guillot. CHAPTERS Alpha Philadelphia Textile Institute Beta Lowell Textile Institute Delta New Bedford Textile Institute Gamma Rhode Island School of Design ALUMNI CHAPTERS NEW YORK NEW-BEDFORD PHILADELPHIA SAN ANTONIO BOSTON CHAPTER OFFICERS Consul Edwin Bargiel Pro Consul ' . Alan Mercer Clstodian Louis Cocker Scribe Harold Kalpagian Colors : Purple and White 54 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE . 1 . Antunes K. Baker H. Kalpagian E. Bargiel L. Cocker W. Privette R. Silveria W. Landis A. Davidian A. Bates J . Marshall N. Taylor C. Richard W. Lentz M. Faria W. Czarnota J. Poulton J. Nisbet W. I slier wood A. Kuehn J. Fortin T. Mullins A. Guillot ACTIVE MEMBERS C. Limerick E. Monfils M. Collins S. Hall W. Aitken A. Barney H. Rogers A. Berube A. Bibeau W. Ramsey R. Parker A. Mercer Faculty Advisor — Mr. J. Foster ACTIVITIES Regardless of the increased rigid requirements for acceptance into the brother- hood of the Delta Kappa Phi Fraternity, the assemblage has continued to increase, whereby the Delta Chapter can add to its distinction of being the oldest textile fraternity in the country, the enviable position of first in numbers in the New Bedford Textile Institute. The Delta Chapter officers were instrumental in the setting up and inaugur- ation of an Inter-Frat Council, whose function it is to maintain harmonious rela- tionship between the fraternities. The annual convention in May of 1947 was held at the University Club in Boston, Massachusetts, with many members in attendance. Minutes taken at the convention indicated future expansion of the chapter in wide scope, both in members of active chapters, and new chapters. Open House held October 17th. 1947, was in keeping with the expansion indicated at the convention. Initiations and enrollment into the brotherhood was bestowed on many new candidates. A most successful Christmas party was held in Carpenter ' s Hall, New Bedford. Mass., prior to the Christmas holiday, with 92 in attendance. Mr. George Walker, Principal of the institute was the guest speaker. THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 55 PHI PSI BETA FRATERNITY GRAND COUNCIL OFFICERS President — Harold G. Wood Exec. — Harold H. Hart ACTIVE CHAPTER ROLL Alpha Philadelphia Textile Institute Beta New Bedford Textile Institute Gamma Lowell Textile Institute Delta Bradford Durfee Technical Institute Eta North Carolina State College Theta Georgia School of Technology Iota Clem so m College Kappa Texas Technological College Lambda Alabama Polytechnical Institute Philadelphia, Pa. New Bedford, Mass. Lowell, Mass. Fall River, Mass. Raleigh, N. C. Atlanta, Ga. Clemson College, S. C. Lubbock, Texas Auburn Alabama Boston, Mass. New York, N. Y. Philadelphia, Pa. ALUMNI CPIAPTER ROLL Fall River, Mass. Greenville, S. C. Providence, R. I. Charlotte, N. C. Chicago, 111. Albany, N. Y. New Bedford, Mass. 56 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE CHAPTER OFFICERS President — James B ' iee-Pres. — Harold Arthur Ashley William Bradley Paul Donaghy Raymond Farland Lindsay Gifford 1 aul Hoffman Robert Lehman Faris Mahfuz John Murphy Roy Quan Lionel Rochefort Sidney Smallbone Bernard Vanasse . Service Williams Corresponding Secretary Secretary — Arthur Dunhan i Treasurer — John R. Motha John Silvia ACTIVE MEMBERS Robert B danger Jerry Dionne Charles Duflot Thomas Fay John Handley Joseph Hutchinson Gus Mathieu George Morand Charlie Pappas Jean Rancourt James Service Walter Silva Harold Williams Faculty Advisor — Mr. E. Dupre Robert Carroll Vianney Dionne Arthur Dunham Michael Fera Francis Hinds Maurice Letourneau George Maynard John Motha William Pearson Richard Riley John Silvia George Stead Leland Williams ACTIVITIES Beta Chapter of the Phi Psi Fraternity had one of the best years in its long history. Re-activated only the year before, we are now up to and hope soon to pass even our good pre-war standing. Early in March most of the members, including all new members attended the annual New England Convention in Boston. Third degrees were bestowed on the new members, a get-acquainted session followed and the affair came to an end with a fine banquet and a few drinks. Everyone then departed for home with a full stomach and warm glow in their cheeks. A raffle aided in sending V. Dionne and J. Service to the National Convention at Charlotte, N. C. last May. Both boys reported a grand and educational time was had. Beta took first honors in an exhibition of work done in the various schools in which our chapters are located. The prize was a gold placque and a check for $100 given by Brother Walter Dillard and The Pomona Mfg. Co. In the latter part of May, Luke ' s Lodge was the locale of the annual " Beta Blowout " . A fine meal, dancing and speeches were followed by an informal social hour in the lounge. Here, with some of New Bedford ' s greatest story-tellers taking part, jokes and stories were unfolded that were just what the doctor ordered to round out an evening of good times. December was open house month and Phi Psi came through with a most en- joyable one at Carpenter ' s Hall, with 125 members and interested guests. A pro- gram of short speeches was followed by motion pictures more amusing than educa- tional. Refreshments rounded out the evening of fun. Plans for another bigger and better year are underway. A Fraternity house for our chapter stands at the head of a long list of activities. Various plans for raising money have been presented and are being considered. With the bids ready to go out and the conventions rolling around again, we are looking forward to the same bright finish as last year and an even better year to come. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 57 SIGMA PHI TAU FRATERNITY First Row: L. to R. — N. Friedland, V. Benario, R. Sheroff, M. Lechner, E. Horowitz, E. Kline, E. GJasner, S. Aiazraki, H. Siegal. Second Row: L. to R. — J. Mellion, A. Shein, M. Yeshoua, S. Gruber, R. Heaps, A. Bialobos, I. Lederman, E. Lazerus. Third Row: L. to R. — H. Berger, S. Carabell, A. Peisner, G. Zobel, I. Kranich, S. Cohen, H. Auerbach, G. Dimond, S. Helfand. CHAPTER OFFICERS Councillor — E. Horowitz Ex-checker — E. Glas ner Scribe — V. Benario Vice-Councillor — E. Kline Corresponding Sec. — M. Lechner Custodian — R. Sherorf Highlights of the Year March — Beta Chapter, Sigma Phi Tau, was reactivated with the aid of local and New York alumnae. Installation of officers took place at a dinner meet- ing at DeTata ' s Restaurant. April- ' Beta Beehive " the chapter newspaper was resumed and issues appeared monthly containing interviews of the Faculty members and news of Frater- nity and school significance. May — Sigma Phi Tau members participated in the Inter-Frat Dance held at the New Bedford Hotel. June — At the close of exams the members dispersed to various countries and ac- tivities. Two returned to France and Mexico. Others home to Brooklyn, etc. Some to work and others really had a vacation. September — The return to school life occupied the members and was the only form of activity. October — The formation of the Inter-Fraternity Council received a share of help and co-operation from Sigma Phi Tau. 58 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE November — Pledging bids were issued to 10 men and their period of ' ' ordeal " did not involve many hardships. At one point the tables were turned by their innocent offering of Feenamint for the required Chicklets. December — A Saturday night party was held at Carpenter ' s Hall prior to the Christmas vacation which dispersed the members again. Their " reunion " at the Grand Council Dance was foiled by a rare New York blizzard. 1948 January — An open dance was held at the Community Center. Members of the other fraternities and young people from town attended. The Winter Frolic was a sort of last fling before Mid-Year Exams. February— Pledges were initiated at a private session and their " ride " following will be long remembered. Activities in their behalf also included a Sunday night party, at Carpenters ' Hall and their formal installation at the follow- ing meeting. March — Ten men attended the National Convention held in Xew York at the McAlpin Hotel during the Spring Vacation. Sigma Phi Tau members attended the Inter-Frat Dance held at the New Bedford Hotel. ACTIVE CHAPTERS Alpha Philadelphia Textile Institute Beta New Bedford Textile Institute Gamma Bradford Durfee Technical Institute ALUMNI CHAPTERS New York, N. Y. Gastonia, N. C. Boston, Mass. Buffalo, N. Y. Philadelphia, Pa. Mexico City, Mexico THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 59 PHI ZETA SIGMA SORORITY First Row Seated: L. to R. — Olga Guerra, Treas. ; J. Cree, Vice-Pres.; A. Billing-ton, Pres. ; B. Sarkes, Secretary. Second Row Standing: L. to R. — B. Ross, E. Sidelinker, I. Jaremko, D. Fredette, P. Turner, J. Gagnon, C. Muir, S. Meurin. The first business meeting- of the Phi Zeta Sigma Sorority was held the second week of school to welcome the new members. The regular procedure of sending bids to the Freshman girls was not observed this year due to the limited number of female students. Instead all were invited to join and in return everyone accepted the invitation. This boosted the total membership to thirteen. At the second egular meeting the following officers were elected: President — Jeanne Langlois, Vice-President — Alice Billington, Treasurer — Olga Guerra and Secretary — Bar- bara Sarkes. The activities of the sorority were somewhat limited this year, but I doubt if any of us will forget the fun enjoyed at our weiner roast at Pine Hill Pavilion in Acushnet, Mass. Plans were made to have the party on Saturday night and pains were taken to insure its success. But the weather man had different plans for the group so what had started out to be a fair day soon became a terrible stormy one. This did not prevent the party however, and although we were compelled to have the affair indoors, it neverthe- less proved quite successful. At Christmastime several girls donated a tree and some decorations for the girls ' lounge. This encouraged the real Yuletide spirit in all of us. The climax to this was the wonderful party in which not only the girls in the sorority but all the girls in the school participated. Refreshments were donated and gifts were exchanged. The height of hilarity was reached when Pauline Nault and Jeanne Langlois gave their interpreta- tion of Santa Claus Each girl contributed her share toward making the party pleasant. After two weeks of well-earned vacation, we once more resumed our studies. Shortly after our return, we received saddening news that our dear friend and Sorority Presi- dent, Jeanne Langlois, was leaving school. With her went our sincere best wishes for her success in the future. As a result of the loss of our President, Alice Billington was raised to the presidency and Janice Cree to Vice-President. Sorority pins are scheduled to arrive, and plans for a banquet will end our school year. The Alpha Chapter of the Phi Zeta Sigma Sorority was founded in 1943. Any Textile College with textile departments is eligible to become an active chapter. The purpose of the sorority is to promote friendly feeling and better relations among stud- ents of the textile schools. 60 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE RBME-MBER When the whole Chemistry Class went to the Olympia? Those " snowstorms " on hot June clays ? Mr. Dupre ' s tests? Possible score from —25% to +125%. NUODEX 100-WD? Martinez ' super-deluxe, custom- built, push-button starter car, (Vin- tage— 1923). When Mr. Gourley caught Betsy, Janet, and Polly playing lion tamer? Those basketball games in the small lab? Complete even to a Timer and Refs. When Betsy, Polly, and Janet caught Mr. Pacheco in shocking pink — you know what. The Campus? The " Self-Service " Stock room? Those second year trips to the Union Hospital ? A few more trips there and Maynard would have quahned for in- terneship ! If the efficiency of a boiler is 38.74% and there are 7 thds. in. on a cork- screw staybolt, what is the pressure on a fishrod pulling the zipper closed on fireman Chublowjski ' s tobacco pouch? (Gimme three cards, I check!) The Cafeteria? The weekend guest at Spike ' s shanty on the isle? (I still wonder!) Souza plus Orange II=New Pants ($20). When we played basketball against the Sextet at Bridgewater? The team and the TIMER. Sure was a short game. When Mahfuz insisted on taking Olga home for Jacquard Design ? How we involuntarily helped Andy Doyle, " Our Custodian " , wash the floors ? Merchandozing Compliments of Charlie Allen. (I promised him a credit line). How we majored in Microscopy. We only had it FOUR (4) terms. Two more terms and we ' d be able to " solo " ! All the good laughs we had with Tony? When Mercer fused the center off the speed lathe? When Richard had his first crack at the big American lathe (standing on a box) ? When one student asked one of our instructors to check his " crib notes " . The Whistler? When a belt broke on the picker and Mike hugged the wall so tight that his image is still there? When Almeida got married? When the whole class went bowling at The New Lincoln Park? When Gracia showed the movies in the little drawing room? When Barnes discovered he could dance at the " Inter-Frat " Dance? When Paz used to throw the broken drills under the bench ? When Joe ' s coat was hung out the window on the third floor? When Mercer put a new running board, (a plank) on his car? When Lyons made his great " Kink- less Kord Yarn? " When the third-year Engineers won the inter-mural basketball game? The class parties, big heads, and tall tales during summer session? When Belanger almost missed the electricity test and worried the class half to death? 62 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE s $ BASEBALL BASEBALL TEAM— 1947 First Row: L. to R. — J. Motha, player-coach, A. Davidian, J. Murphy, C. Pappas, W. Pearson, W. Czarnota. Second Row: L. to R.— G. Walker, R. Lehman, I. Alves, S. Helfand, J. Silvia, S. Hall. Third Row: L. to R. — W. Silva, Manager, P Atchison, Business Manager. Absent when taken: E. Hayes, M. Letourneau, J. Flanagan, W, Holstrom. SEASON ' S RECORD - 1947 l. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Opponent: Mass. Maritime Academy Mass Maritime Academy Bridgewater Teachers ' College Becker College Durfee Technical Institute Lowell Textile Durfee Technical Institute Becker College Bridgewater Teachers ' College Total : Average The Golden Era of sports, that had started at New Bedford Textile Institute, was continued on through 1947-1948 season, and the Baseball team had one of their most successful seasons in years as they copped eight games and dropped but a single decision. Seniors, that made the season a success were John Motha who coached the team and took care of the pitching duties besides. John Murphy, Bill Pearson, Art Score N.B. Opp 12 16 8 24 4 8 10 7 3 2 2 1 3 8 9 5 87 35 9.66 3.88 64 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE Davidian, Walter Czarnota, George Walker, and Bill Holstrom. Although these seniors will be sorely missed, capable replacements will be found in the under- graduates and the outlook appears good for the future. Textile 12 Mariti me Academy Textile got away on the right foot un- der the guidance of their new coach, Johnny Motha, blanking the Maritime Academy of Hyannis 12-0. Motha elected to start himself on the mound and he set the mariners back with a four-hitter. The Millmen picked up a run in the 1st, added 4 in the 3rd frame, and the contest was no longer in doubt. " Red " Hays and Charlie Pappas, each with 3 for 3, were the big stickers for the home side. Textile 16 Maritime Academy 8 Textile made it two in a row in the course of one week, when they set back the Academy nine, 16-8, on a rain-soaked diamond at Hyannis. It rained from the opening pitch to the last out, but our side proved to be the " superior mudders " , and tucked the contest in the bag with a 7 run barrage in the 6th canto. Charlie Pappas, Art Davidian, and " Red " Hays were the " big guns " at the plate, with Davidian showing plenty of form in the field despite the heavy mire. " Fireball " Johnny Murphy was the winning pitcher. Textile 24 Bridgewater 4 The hard-hitting Textile nine took the measure of Bridgewater State Teacher ' s College to the tune of 24-4. Flanagan was the starting and winning pitcher and Coach Motha substituted freely giving all of his charges a good workout. Tech took off and scored nine runs in the first three innings, and then blew the lid off the ballgame in the 4th frame with 10 markers. Vanasse, Hays and Pappas were the big stickers in the Tech line-up. Textile 8 Becker Textile entered this contest in the role of the underdog, but they soundly thumped Becker College of Worcester, 8-0 behind the eleven strike-out pitching of Johnny Motha, who gained his second shutout of the year. Art Davidian was sensational at the plater with a home- run, a triple, and a double for a pretty fair day ' s work. Tech made three un- earned runs in the first frame, and then the contest turned into a pitcher ' s duel, for the next three innings. Sataro, the Becker hurler seemed to be settling down, until Art Davidian set off the fireworks in the fifth with his circuit clout with one mate aboard. Red Hays was brilliant in the field, aiding with several fine twin killings. Textile 10 Durfee 7 The Institute made it five in a row without a set-back, when they knocked off arch-rival Durfee High of Fall River, 10-7, on the Hilltoppers home field. One big inning the sixth in which they racked up six tallies, won the ball game for the local nine. Johnny Murphy, the winning hurler was hard hit in spots, but always man- aged to regain form and pitched himself cleverly out of several tight spots. New Bedford picked up a run in each of the first two innings, but Fall River came back with one in their half of the second. Durfee then went to the front with two runs in their half of the third, for the only lead that they ever held. The old reliable from New Jersey, Red Hays, then sparked a rally that brought the Red and Gray to the top once again in the sixth. Letourneau finished things up in this inning with a tremendous three run homer over the left field embank- ment to make the score 10-3. Durfee came back with a slight rally but it was too little and too late. Textile 3 Lowel Textile 2 Once again the local forces entered the game as a decided under-dog, but the New Bedford nine nosed out Lowell 3-2 at Lowell. It marks the first time that a New Bedford team has beaten Lowell in baseball since the series started. Johnny Motha had the mound assignment as the Tech boys ran up their six straight win of the year. New Bedford proved to be the more potent at bat as they out-hit the home nine 12-7, and they played errorless ball in the field. Hays and Vanasse put on a brilliant exhibition around the keystone sack for our side. Textile took the lead in the third, on a single by Vanasse and Red Hays singled him home after he had stolen second. Helfand doubled to open the sixth and then Steve Hall singled him home to make the count read 2-0. Lowell T H E FABRICATOR, 1948 65 came back with one run in the 7th on a walk and two singles, and then Pappas, Czarnota and Motha all collected singles in the eighth to bring across the run that proved to be the margin of victory. Motha quelled a Lowell rally in their half of the eighth after they had brought the count to 3-2. Textile 2 Durfee 1 Textile made it 7-0, when they edged Durfee Textile Institute 2-1, before a good crowd at Buttonwood Park. Johnny Motha of the locals and " Lefty " Wall locked up in a hurling duel, with each giving up five hits. Charlie Pappas opened the Red and Gray second inning with a triple and waltzed home with the first New Bedford run, when " Lefty " Czarnota flied to right field. Durfee knotted the score in the fifth and missed a golden opportunity when they were retired with the bases full. " Red " Hays scored the winning marker in the last of the sixth, when he stole second after getting on by being struck with a pitched ball. He beat out a throw to the plate on Helfand ' s single. Johnny Motha ' s pitching, and the fielding of the team as a whole featured this contest. Textile 3 Becker 8 Our hopes for an undefeated season were rudely upset, when a hard-hitting Becker College Team downed our forces 8-3 at Worcester. The Worcester club started the scoring with a single run in the third, but Tech evened things off again in the last of the sixth. Then the Becker batters really started to catch onto the slantings of Johnny Motha and before the onslaught was over they had netted 7 big runs. Johnny Silva took over, at this point, but the damage had been done and it was too late. The Insti- tute nine never had a chance of getting back into the game as the Businessmen pulled off ,5 helpful double plays. The Red and Gray added two tallies in th e 7th to make the final score 8-3, Becker. " Red " Hays played his usual great game afield and made 3 for 4 at the plate. Textile 9 Bridgewater 5 New Bedford Textile made it two straight over the teachers, racking up a 9-5 win. The Tech nine made eight solid hits off Pitcher George Teahan, four of them coming in the second inning when they tallied six runs to sew up the game then and there. Johnny Silvia was the winning pitcher and went eight innings to be relieved by " Fireball " Johnny Murphy in the last frame. " Red " Hays and " Lefty " Czarnota were the heavy stickers at the plate for the Millmen. 1948 BASEBALL SCHEDULE April 21 Bridgewater State College (Home) 23 Wentworth Institute (Home) 26 Bridgewater State College (Away) May 3 Durfee Institute (Away) 4 Becker College (Home) 6 Calvin Coolidge College (Home) 10 Suffolk University (Away ) 13 Wentworth Institute (Away) 14 Boston University (Home) pending 17 Durfee Institute (Home) 18 Becker College (Away) 25 Calvin Coolidge College (Away) 66 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE BASKETBALL BASKETBALL TEAM 1947-48 First Row: L. to R. — D. McCauley, J. Silvia, J. Motha, R. Foy, E. Horowitz, J. Langlois. Second Row: L. to R. — I. AU ' es, D. Moniz, J. Fogartv, R. Haworth, A. Dunham, T. Mullins, F. Burke. Third Row: L. to R. — R. Silveira, F. Tripp, coach F. Hinds, manager, R. Riley ,4{}§e . SEASON ' S RECORD— Won 17, Lost 12 Opponent 1. R.I. College of Phar. 2. Burdett of Lynn 3. Mass. Institute of Tech. 4. Williams College 5. Bryant College 6. Calvin Coolidge College 7. R.I. College of Educa. 8. Gordon College 9. Bridgewater Teach. Coll. 10. Lowell Textile Institute 11. Durfee Tech. Institute 12. Andover Academy 13. Brockton Bus. College 14. Paterson Teach. College 15. Yale Freshmen 16. Pratt Institute 17. R.I. School of Design f.B. Opp. 104 32 18. 91 57 19. 37 53 20. 52 54 21. 54 40 22. 87 25 23. 67 60 24. 60 42 25. 52 32 26. 50 64 27. 51 55 28. 43 46 29. 115 29 30. 53 59 31. 49 56 58 46 72 34 Opponent U.S. Naval College Durfee Tech. Institute U.S. Naval College Emerson College Brown Freshmen Calvin Coolidge College Bryant College Becker College Gordon College Bridgewater Teach. Coll. Burdett College of Lynn R.I. College of Educa. Boston University R.I. School of Design N.B. 58 31 45 55 50 103 47 46 33 38 64 Opp. 37 72 42 19 53 53 42 57 35 39 58 53 Total points 1,720 1,342 Average points 60.3 46.2 T H E FA ERIC AT OR, 1948 67 Textile 104 R.I. College of Phar. 32 Textile led off with the right foot in their initial start, walloping R.I. College of Pharmacy 104-32. The Tech five averaged 2% points per minute, and they showed signs of giving the Institute their best team in years. Coach Tripp used two different fives and the two platoon system really wore down the Pharma- cists. After the first ten minutes, the contest was no longer in doubt, and at half-time Textile was ahead 50-13. As far as individual performance goes, Coach Tripp used every available man and they all hit the scoring column, four for double figures. Textile 37 M. I. T. 53 New Bedford Textile took a step up higher than their class, and although performing creditably, dropped a 53-37 decision to a tall Massachusetts Insti- tute of Technology team. The shooting- eye of the locals was sadly lacking as they tossed thru only 15 field goals in the contest. M.I.T. had the height off both boards and it was only in the closing minutes, that the millmen made a game out of it, and at this time the Tech subs were playing against a tired Engineer Team. Dick Riley and " Chick " Langlois did a good job despite the height dis- advantage they were working under. Textile 52 Williams College 54 With 5 seconds remaining in the game and the score knotted at 52-52, Bill Demers of Williams Business College of Brockton let fly a one-hander from mid- court that swished through after the final whistle to give the " Shoe City " five a thrilling win. From start to finish the game was close, and the finish was one of the most exciting seen on the local court all year. Savard and Mitchell were the visitors who won the ballgame throw- ing in shots from all angles. The Big- man for our five was Denny Moniz with 22 points. " Chick " Langlois and Dick Riley were great in the back court, clear- ing boards and setting up the plays. Textile 54 Bryant College 40 Shaking up the line-up proved to be the remedy that Coach Tripp ' s team needed to get them their first win in three starts, downing Bryant College of Providence 54-40, before a howling throng of 1200 at the Hope High School gym. This was their first start in the new Southern New England Coastal Con- ference League. " Chick " Langlois shifted to forward in this game and Don McCal- ley was inserted into a guard shot and this arrangement gave the balance the team needed. Bryant had a 5 point edge at half-time but Denny Moniz and Lang- lois got Tech back in the game, and then Dick Riley and Ray Foy began dropping them through, to clinch matters. Textile 42 Bridgewater 32 Textile racked up win number 4 in SNECC, romping to a 52-32 win over Bridgewater State Teacher ' s College. Denny Moniz and Ray Foy ' s total of 34 points proved to be the deciding factor that cut the visitor ' s counter attack to practically nothing. Textile 50 Lowell Textile Institute 64 A New Bedford Textile Institute quin- tet lacking height off the front boards, in addition to displaying some faulty passwork, fell easy prey to Lowell Tex- tile on the Lowell home court. The game was tied 22-22 at one point but then Lowell hopped into a 32-25 lead at half- time. Denny Moniz was the only Textile player who could hit from the field regu- larly, and he collected 22 points. Textile 51 Durfee Textile 55 Durfee Textile administered our first loss in the SNECC league in a game in which they led from start to finish. The Fall River five built up a big lead in the first half, outscoring New Bedford 17-5 in the second period. Tech started a second half drive that cut the margin to 4 points with 50 seconds remaining, but it Avas too late as Durfee held onto the ball successfully for the remaining time. Denny Moniz and Horowitz led the scoring with 21 and 12 points res- pectively, while Don McCauley did a good job of holding down Russ Booth, Durfee ' s high scorer. Textile 53 Paterson 59 The team journeyed to the New York region for their next two games and although they dropped both games they gave creditable performances, in both instances. Tech took an early lead against the Teachers, but they fell in 68 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE arrears at half-time, 25-21. Foy began to hit in the second half and Textile climbed to within two points of their foes, but once again the Aeachers spurted and pulled away in the final minute::. Moniz was high man with 23 points, fol- lowed by Langlois with 13. McCauley did a bang-up job of guarding Pete Si- mon, the high-scoring Paterson forward. Textile 49 Yale Frosh 56 Minus four members of the team that missed the train in New York, Textile put up a great fight before bowing to Yale Freshmen in overtime 56-49. Yale led at half-time 22-17, but New Bedford put on a great second half comeback and tied the score 49-49 in the final minute. Textile showed the effects of their travel in the overtime period, and failed to score. Peters led Yale with 23 markers, and Moniz was best for our side with 12. Textile 58 Pratt 46 Back on the friendly confines of their home court, Textile hit the high point of their season, when they upset Pratt In- stitute of New York 58-46. This was the best performance of the year against a team that had a tremendous height ad- vantage. Tech had a 26-24 margin at half-time. Textile 55 Emerson College 19 Scoring with apparent ease New Bed- ford Textile ripped through Emerson College in the feature game of a Boston Arena afternoon program, and scored a one-sided 55-19 win. The one-sidedness of the contest may be seen by the fact that Emerson was able to score only one field basket in the second half and only four points in this time. The Millmen had only a small 23-15 lead at the half but then came back to pour it on in the second frame. Textile 53 Brown Frosh 50 Big time basketball was established as a fixture in New Bedford, when the Tech five engaged the once-beaten Brown Frosh on the Armory floor. It was one of the best games of the year seen locally, and it was no disgrace for our team to drop a 52-50 decision as Brown had lost only one ether game in 13 starts against the best Frosh teams in New England. Dave Therett of the visitors put on one of the best individual shows seen on local courts this year and the scoring punch of Denny Moniz and Ray Foy almost proved to be enough to spring an upset. Textile 47 Bryant 42 Textile racked up win 16 of the season and clinched second place in the Southern New England Coastal Conference as they defeated Bryant College of Providence 47-42. It was not until the final moments, of the hard fought contest that Denny Moniz put the contest on ice for the Mill- men. The game got off to a rather slow pace and at the quarter, Textile was down two points 9-7, and at half-time they were still down one point. Chinky Vanasse got the team rolling in the second half and with Denny Moniz they helped to settle the final outcome. Moniz continued his consistent scoring and tossed in 23. Textile 46 Becker 57 Becker College of Worcester jumped into a third period lead and they main- tained the edge throughout the re- mainder of the contest to beat out a game but determined New Bedford Tex- tile five, 57-46 in one of the better games of the year. Ray Foy played one of the best games of his Textile career, but it was not enough as the scoring punch of Chick Langlois and Manny Moniz was sadly missed in this game as both were held down by the close checking Becker guards. On this same night in the pre- liminary contest the Textile Jay-yees suf- fered their first loss in 19 starts dropping a 42-37 decision to Cornell Dubilier. Textile 33 Gordon 35 A basket by Dave Hamilton, Gordon Forward that was thrown just in the final second proved to be enough as Gor- don set back New Bedford Textile in a 35-33 upset. The Millmen were way off form and the only time that they led jn the contest was with two minutes to go they grabbed a 33-30 lead, but it was short-lived. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 69 - ifUIr? £ f ' i ••v V I ' ,£ r? 1$ , •A KSS_» ii3: BS»! ■J 7- CHEERLEADERS : 1 ... L ' i-I . A- :.JLi L ... t 1 i ...:(.. ...l u. ; a Janine Gagnon, Alice Billing-ton, Christine Muir, Janice Cree, Barbara Sarkes. THE FABRICATOR, 194 8 I Witty Sayings and Humorous Anecdotes (Phew, what a title!) Ode to the Humor Editors If they can remember so many jokes, With all the details that mold them, Why can ' t they recall with equal skill, How many times they ' ve told them ? ! ? MR. DUPRE: " William, You must write your reports in such a manner that even the most ignorant can under- stand them. " PEARSON: " Yes Sir, and what part is it that you can ' t understand? " BOB ' S WIFE: " Hon, Your hat ' s on the wrong way. " CARROLL: " How do you know which way I ' m going? " ROCHEFORT: " I have checked the sample eight times. " MR. TRIPP: " Very good and thorough. " " ROCKY " " Thank you. Here are the eight different results. " MR. DUPRE: (during a lecture) — " I believe that the class ' nonfeance in this experiment is due to the fact that there was too much pandiculating through the period not to mention ster- nutating, and cachinnating. It ' s enough to make me lachrymose since I have a traumatic perrosynovitis of the flexor digitorium sublimus in the profundis muscle at the metacarpsophalangeal joint. SOUZA: (waking up)— " Aahh, What came after experiment? " (Don ' t look )iou[ but here ' s another poem) The Lord gave us two ends to use, One to think with; one to sit with, Graduation depends on which we choose; HEADS, we win; TAILS, we lose. — «H»— Motha would like to drown his troubles but he can ' t get Mr. Dupre to go swim- ming. You all heard the one about the fresh- man that asked the instructor to hold his pick glass and upon being informed whom he was replied, " That ' s 0. K., I trust you " . This is just something to fill up the space left in this column. A filler. William ' s car is the smallest twelve passenger vehicle in existence. Truth- fully, it ' s exact capacity is unknown. (This, of course, includes the trunk which came in handy at the last Phi Psi initiation.) Daffynitions by Woah Ncbster, CCTAA A FRESHMAN is a man who knows a great deal about very little and who goes on knowing more about less and less until he finally he knows practically everything about nothing. A SOPHOMORE, on the other hand, is a man who knows very little " about a great deal and keeps knowing less and less about more and more until he knows practically nothing about everything. A SENIOR starts out by knowing practically everything about everything, but ends up by knowing nothing about anything due to his association with the freshman and the sophomores. A BOLT WITH A LEFT-HAND THREAD is a bolt which the tighter it ' s screwed the looser it gets. COLLEGE BRED means a wad of dough, with plenty of crust, and a lot of crumbs gathered around for a good loaf! STRAIGHT means without ginger ale. SCIENCE is dose things vat says: No Smoking. The newcomer placed his hand on the shoulder of the convict before him and leaned forward and whispered: — Is this all there is to this rock splitting job? Ain ' t fourteen hours a day enough ? Nothing to it! Seven days a week! Bad food — Lousy Beds. It ' s Heaven. Say, Where the he are you from? I ... I was a student at Textile! Are you a college man? Murph — " No — A horse stepped on my hat! " 72 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE MORE HUMOR (At least that ' s what the title is) FAMOUS LAST WORDS " We never stopped the clock at N. C. State. " " When are we going to print some kerchiefs for our wives? " " Will one of you fellows dye my sweat- shirt for me? " " Now I ' ll show you how the single process picker works. " " Where ' s my books? " " Too late, roll ' s been taken already! hah! hah! " " Got any money for dues? " " He did it. " " Harry ' s got it. " " Just one more question, please. " " How did you do that last one, Mr. Foster. " " Listen now, this is really a good joke. " " How many wires in a two wire cir- cuit? " " Let ' s have a beef stew sandwich. " " Go ahead, I won ' t squeal. " " Shut up and let my Frankie talk! " " Now when I worked down at the Tor- pedo Station . " Tinie for another poem The Insti-uctor flays his cringing brood, With language lurid, crisp, and crude; But Souza ' s equally emphatic But uses cuss words more grammatic! NEWCOMER: " What ' s the enrollment at " Tech " ? WILL: Four hundred with, and two hundred without! " NEWCOMER: " With and without what? " WILL: " BASKETBALL PLAYERS. " This year ' s Chemistry Grads had so many Thesis suggestions that we decided to give a couple away to the second year students. Here they are! 1. To find a Universal Solvent. 2. To find a Container to keep it in. 3. To find a Thesis that will last longer than three weeks. §{}§ " Did You Hear About the group of Engineers who took off from the " Jolly Whaler " at 9:30 P. M. and went to Nedicks in Times Square for a (hamburger) ? and showed up in time for class the following morning ? About the three innocent traffic vio- laters who weren ' t speeding, drunk when driving, or didn ' t hit that taxi and had everyone but the judge believing them? That they are going to grant degrees at N.B.T.I.? About the time Foy came to school the morning after a game? (Neither did I) -H j WALKER: " I can ' t get this electricity through my head! — Why? " MR. FOSTER: " Too much resistance! " MR. BROADMEADOW: " If your Thesis blew up what would you do? " SOUZA: " I ' d yell, so someone would know what happened and help me!! " VISITOR: " Are you a student here? " POLLY: " No, I just go to school here! " MR. BROADMEADOW: " Oh, I see that you went to the initiation at the Frat last nite. " PLEDGEE: " Oh no. I backed into one of the ovens. " MR. DUPRE: (during lecture) — " Wake Martinez ' up, over there. " ATCH: " Wake him up yourself, you put him to sleep. " Ed. " Well all I can say in closing is that these jokes aren ' t half bad. " (Oh no, they ' re all bad!!?) THE FABRICATOR, 1948 73 A Morning in the Senior Lab. A Morning in the Machine Shop 8:30 — School day theoretically begins. Mr. Dupre takes roll. 8:32. — Class enters. Mr. Dupre leaves. 8:50 — Martinez enters with the latest issues of Life, Look and Whiz Bang Komics. (Note — The next hour or so is devoted to literary pursuits). 9.05 — Mr. Dupre takes roll. 9:15 — Normandin crawls in. 9:16 — Normandin starts hunt for his briefcase. 9:30 — Murphy joins him looking for his lock and threatening everyone. 9:35 — Mr. Dupre takes roll. 9:45 — Carroll noting it is time for a break, starts the relay and soon all the class is on the way for " Essen " . 10:00 — With all out for coffee and donuts Mr. Dupre enters and takes roll. 10:15 — Class, more or less, returns from the break and since it is too late to start work and too early for dinner — weeeellll 10:30 — Walker calls a second year stu- dent into " our lab " . As he enters he falls for various traps. He retreats toward the first year lab and is met at each bench by a pressure faucet. As he opens the door a " fish-meal-shower " greets him. (A collection was taken for flowers). 10:45 — Hearing the noise, Mr. Tripp en- ters and calls, " Order, Order " . " Two beers " , is the reply. He leaves. 11:00 — With no more prospects in sight Souza starts a revolution. 11:45 — All is in bedlam with Maynard and Allen working in the middle, (huh?) 11:30 — Silva warns the class, " Mr. Du- pre " . 11:30-31 — Floors are swabbed, rats emp- tied, and equipment brought as Mr. Dupre enters and takes roll. 11:35— Foy and Co. leave for " Fish an ' Chips. " 11:45— Motha, Will, Walt, Rocky, Bill and Bill argue whose turn it is to go for " cokes " . 11:47 — Henry leaves to get the " cokes " . 11:50 — Class is dismissed by George Stead and all leave for the " cafeteria " . 12:05 — Mr. Dupre enters to take roll and finds only Normandin still looking for his briefcase, and Murphy who has just found his lock and cannot lock up for now his hasp is missing. And so ends a typical day? 8:15 — Mercer and Gracia arrive to get a choice seat over the radiator. 8:30 — Class begins, with about seven students. 8:40 — Everybody is standing behind a machine, so that Mr. Bayreuther can ' t spot them readily; as there is a bor- ing job to be done on lathe 18. 9:00 — The rest of the class arrives to find choice jobs already taken. 9:10 — Parker turns around with his hands extended and finds a piece of stock and a blueprint thrust into them with instructions to — " Make This " . 9:15 — Holstrom, Gracia and Sargent start reminiscing about Tuesday night at " The Hat " . 9:30 — About this time, Almeida has started the new South Bend lathe to groaning and grunting. 9:45 — Whiz! Bang! Holstrom turns around from his work and hollers, " Whoever threw that is looking for trouble " . 10:0 ' 0 -Sounding like Phil Spitalny ' s Glee Club, everybody sings, " Time For a Break " . Almeida works on. 10:20— Back from the break. 10:30 — For the umpteenth time, Parker tries to true up a piece in the chuck. 10:45 — Faria still attempting to figure out how to cut 8 threads on the Atlas. 11:00 — By this time Edwards has com- pleted 5 jobs and is looking for the next. 11:15 — Smith and Viens are cursing up and down because the boring bars aren ' t where they were the last time. 11:20 — Richard completes the hundredth part of his boat. Faria is getting en- vious. 11:30 — Munroe just finished setting up the new miller, making everybody wish they could set up new machines. 11:50 — Everybody quits working and starts to return the tools. 11:55 — Mr. Bayreuther checks on the toolroom and finds a 1 " ' mike ' missing. 12:00 — Class has all washed up and Faria returns the missing ' mike ' . 12:0i5 — Dinnertime finds all leave and with Almeida still working along by himself. 74 NEW BEDFORD TEXTILE A Day in the Weave Shed 8:30 — Everyone assigned to a specific job. 8:40 — Cocker, Czarnota, Davidian and Horowitz begin harmonizing-. 9:00— Morand asks Mahfuz, " When are you going to learn to spoke Eenglissh ? 9:20 — Quartet has short intermission as Mr. Walker strolls through. 9:30 — Ramsey catches Lyons looking at a Technologist. 9:45 — Lyons still trying to convince everyone that he has no wolfish tend- encies. 9:55 — Quan ' s clothes get caught in fly- ers and he is nearly strangled. 10:10 — Quan still wating for sympathy. 10:15 — Fera starts his cigarette bum- ming patrol of the fellows. 10:20 — Members of quartet quit due to hoarseness. 10:25— Mr. Kirk cuts off power and half of class gets caught piecing up or tak- ing a test. 10:50 — Dionne puts finger on licker-in to see if it is sharp. 11:00 — Rancourt finally rolls up sleeves. 11:15 — Horowitz tries to explain why the team lost last night. 11:25 — Somebody starts selling chances priced at lc to 35c, on a car. 11:30 — All tickets are sold and everyone has paid out 35c. 11:31 — Cocker starts dreaming of win- ning a new car. 11:55 — Everyone washes hands except Mahfuz and Rancourt. (Time out for dinner). 1:05 — Service leaves class to recruit po- tential Phi Psi members. 1:10 — Cocker leaves class to buy beer for a D. K. open house. 1:30 — Interviewer from a large concern arrives. 2:20 — Everyone of the opinion that in- terviewer mistook school for M.I.T. 2:25 — Hoffman recommends a movie at the State. (A Zeitz Theatre). 2:35 — Half of class returns. 3:00— Mr. Kirk finds his favorite wrench missing and immediately starts looking for Barnes. 3:30 — Instructors block all exits. 3:39 — Williams finds the trouble with his machine. 3:40 — Everyone goes home with excep- tion of Rancourt, Morand, and Cocker. A Day with the Girls 8:00 — Betsy arrives at school. (Note- She ' s always on time though not al- ways present). 8:35 — Janet starts working. (Knitting- socks for her " honey " .) 8:45 — Olga arrives on time — as usual. 8:50 ' — Florence dashes out after a fel- low who happens by. 8:55 — Betsy leaves for a notebook and with half the class missing, the in- structor gives up trying- to give a lec- ture. 9:00 — Polly asks for a break. 9:15 — Florence returns all flustered ' cause she ' d been talking to " Doc " . 9:25 — Polly jams the kreel, so immedi- ately folds up her work. 9:30 — Betsy returns and attempts to weigh sample but succeeds in knock- ing the scale off balance. No one working now. 9:35 — Mr. Gourley ' s typewriter attracts Janet who commences to bang away. 9:45 — Polly asks for a break again. 9:55 — Betsy and Polly pass away time playing lion tamer and dueling. 10:20— Break! 10:40— Girls straggle in after 10 (?) minute break. 10:50 — Instructor has fixed apparatus so girls begin to work? 10:55 — Olga is tired of working so wan- ders around the school. 11:05 — Polly broadcasts a play-by-play description of the street activities. 11:15 — Janet and Florence watch the men on the freight cars. 11:30 — Betsy begins to clean up for lunch. 11:45 — Noon, but the instructor in the room has just returned and missed seeing the girls leave. (Dinner in Room 10). 1:00— All in for roll call. 1:10 — Girls go to darkroom to take pic- tures. 1:15 — Gales of laughter reach the first floor as a result of Polly ' s jokes. 1:45 — Janet is getting her hair combed by Polly while Florence rubs Olga ' s back. Everybody is busy but no pic- tures are being taken. 2:00 — Instructor is in the office and girls decide a movie is the best dark place. 2:10 — Senior girls are holding class in the 10th row of the State Theater. THE FABRICATOR, 1948 " iilrtiiiiii itiir W 1 ! i ' ; Ik if ; : : .., •- ■jfej ' w ■ ' »; V IWh ' If-rf ww ™ f ■. «j 1 • ' Jf " Jll tp» S P JwH ;:£ ■ i« % . " • i F- l! T. I As a member of one of j ! the country ' s leading indus- j | tries, CIBA COMPANY, INC. j extends to you, as students j j of textiles, a sincere wish that i S your achievements in the tex- j ! tile industry will bring you j | success and happiness. j DYESTUFFS CHEMICALS INTERMEDIATES 1 1 ■BR I iT fll Ljreenwich JjloTlon Sts. NEW ffi YORK BOSTON ■ CHICAGO ■ MONTREAL • CHARLOTTE PROVIDENCE • SAN FRANCISCO ■ PHILADELPHIA VAT DYES OF THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 78 Stowe- Woodward, inc. Rubber Manufacturers An organization of specialists in the manufacture of rubber with complete research and manufac- turing facilities for the develop- ment and production of rubber products involving unusual or diffi- cult problems. Rubber Covered Rolls Molded Rubber Products CRYSLER Sectional Rolls °$ Stowe- Woodward, Inc. NEWTON UPPER FALLS 64, MASSACHUSETTS New York Office — Woolworth Building 79 To Future Textile Leaders Behind the Burlington Mills name stands an organization of 25,000 men and women working together to produce quality products. Leading these workers is an energetic manage- ment youthful in both years and spirit — for Burlington has always believed in giving young men and women with initia- tive and ability a chance to go forward. Burlington Mills offers diversified opportunities. Its 75 plants produce a large variety of quality fabrics for men ' s wear, women ' s wear, and fabrics for the home as well as nar- row fabrics, hosiery and yarns. Burlington Mills is a growing organization. Newcomers have the opportunity to grow with the Company — a chance to look ahead with Burlington. Durlinoton Mills " ns. Woven into {J the life of America ' ' ' Executive Offices: Greensboro, N.C. Sales Offices: New York, N.Y 80 ODD P. - ,nnn ■ ' " ■£ h. hnnn Q DD T intffinnnn -■ ■ ' ■ n rj|jtn nnnD LI Li Ih ' nnnn ,-, ,-, ' r ' 1 rtrinri U LI r. LOOK TO THE FUTURE • . • . with fast-moving aggressive management . . . with skilled and experienced employees . . . " look to the future with Bates! " Lewiston, Maine YORK BATES EDWARDS HILL ANDROSCOGGIN 81 SHEETS o AND PILLOWCASES The makers of good-looking, long-wearing Pequot muslins long America ' s most popular sheets present the newest, most beautiful member of the family- Pi] QUO T PERCALE SHEETS AND N PILLOW CASES •£i MORE THAN 200 THREADS TO THE INCH PEQUOT MILLS, SALEM, MASS. 82 Wear Your Class Ring for Quick Recognition A ring is one of the finest pieces of jewelry — a gift that is treasured always, not o?ily for its intrinsic worth and beauty, but also for the association it recalls. Wherever you may travel throughout the country, your New Bedford Textile Institute ring will often be the means of recognition and the beginning of new and enjoyable friendships. Order your ring from : Tom Galvin L. G. Balfour Company Attleboro, Mass. For Fraternity Jewelry, Phis, Club Insignia, Stationery, Programs, Party Favors, Awards : Contact — Robert Peirce L. G. Balfour Company Attleboro, Mass. L- G- Balfour Company ATTLEBORO MASSACHUSETTS 83 PORTRAIT and GROUP by Lorins Studio 58 Spring Street, New Bedford, Mass. 84 Compliments of Gosnold Mills Corp. " The New Bedford Cotton Manufacturers ' Association cordially wishes the Graduating Class of 1948 the Best of Success for the Ensuing Years. " 85 PONEMAH MILL! TAFTVILLE, CONN. for a zri McCampbell Co., 40 Worth Street, New York, N.Y. Selling Agents Franklin Process Company sf— D Yarn Dyers Yarn Merchants Plants at Providence. R.I. and Philadelphia, Pa. 86 A CAREER IS OPEN A career in Textile Testing, Development and Re- search is open to members of this Graduating Class of New Bedford Textile Institute. The United States Test- ing Company — the largest textile Testing Laboratory in this country — needs sound, capable textile school grad- uates as fabric technicians, dye chemists and microsco- pists. Not only is a successful career in laboratory fields offered, but association with the United States Testing Company can be the basis for a great technical career in textile manufacturing and pro- cessing, and allied industries. You are invited to -write to the Personnel Director: United States Testing Company, Inc. Established 1880 HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY New York. N.Y. Woonsocket, R.I. Philadelphia, Pa. Boston, Mass. Chicago, 111. Los Angeles, Calif. 1873 - 194 In 1873, Benjamin F. Perkins opened a small service machine shop in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Nine years later, he realized the necessity for quality calender rolls and began the manufacture of rolls, sharing with a paper company in that city a single press. Gradually the business grew, and in 1900 a larger building was acquired. Shortly after the purchase of these new quarters and be- fore the company had an opportunity to move in, B. F. Perkins died, leaving the destinies of the company in the hands of his son, J. 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The rolls must be perfectly concentric; they must be straight within close tolerance limits; they must be strong enough to drive a heavy printing cylinder by friction; tough enough to withstand repeated pushing on and off man- drell; and must have the smoothness and tex- ture required to prevent the edges of the en- graving from being eroded by the " doctor " blades. The standard, most economical roll is the solid wall copper roll. Rolls of this type can be re- peatedly re-engraved, the old engraving being turned off. An average size solid wall copper roll should permit at least 25 such turn-offs, thus affording 26 new engraving surfaces dur- ing its life. Also available are cheaper rolls, " re-built " by drawing new copper tubes over cores consist- ing of old turned-down rolls. However, these are more likely to cause trouble, and in the end are definitely more expensive than the solid wall rolls. Revere specialists with many years of experi- ence in this field are at your service to assist you in specifying and obtaining rolls best adapted to serve your individual requirements. Revere ability to render capable service of this kind is perhaps best attested by the fact that a large proportion of all textile print rolls in use throughout the United States today are of Revere make. FOUNDED BY PAUL REVERF— H 801 Revere Copper and Brass Incorporated FULLERGRIPT TEXTILE BRUSHES SAVE TIME and MONEY FOR YOU From carding to finishing, special Fnllergript Brushes bring big economies because each brush is specially de- signed for each individual mill operation. The unique construction of Fnllergript brushes gives them outstanding advantages for every textile need. It will pay you to investigate these longer-wearing, better- performing brushes. 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(Reorgani- zations and New Developments) • Order Scheduling and Planning • Work Load Studies, Job Analysis and Job Evaluation | with Incentive Plans • Standard Cost In- ' stallations • Cost Control Methods. Labormeter — Burden-meter ! Waste-meter BARNES j Textile Associates, Inc. 318 Montgomery Bldg., Spartanbu:g, S.C. 10 High Street, Boston 10, Mass. 97 Compliments of Textiles Incorporated Valley Falls, R.I. Compliments of A FRIEND New Bedford, Massachusetts Sewing Threads in All Colors. Knitted Cloth. Spun Rayon and Cotton Yarns. Compliments of SPARLING MACHINE SHOP Compliments of " Textile students ' haven for good food " 98 Compliments of Schmidt | Manufacturing Co. Finest in Textile Loom Equipment 280-296 North Street New Bedford, Mass. New Bedford ! Shuttle Co. 1 New Bedford, Mass. Compliments of New Bedford | Rayon Company New Bedford Massachusetts Compliments of Hoosac Mills ] Located in New Bedford, Mass. North Adams, Mass. Compliments of I Pierce Brothers, Ltd. New Bedford Massachusetts Compliments of Nashawena Mills 1 New Bedford Massachusetts 99 Compliments of | New Bedford 1 Knitting Company Knitted Fabric ! Manufacturers I A zp Bedford, Mass. Compliments of j Textile Workers j Union of America 1 Olympia Bldg., Rooms 321-325 Purchase St., New Bedford, Mass. Emile Rieve, General President George Baldanzi, E xec. Vice-Pr.es. William Pollock, Gen. Scc-Treas. Henry Kullas, Director Telephone 7-9367 1 Compliments of ] A Friend | J- M. C, Jr. Compliments of Soule Mill | New Bedford, Mass. j Compliments of | The Fawcett Mill AV« Bedford, Mass. Compliments of Prentice j Roller Shop 1 Taftville, Conn. • 100 I J. S. FALLOW CO. j TEXTILE EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS ' AGENTS FOR ALDRICH PICKING BROWN INSTRUMENT CONTROLS JOHNSON SLASHERS REEVES DRIVES SIPP EASTWOOD WARPERS and CREELS 279 Union St., New Bedford, Mass. Southern Office: 209 Franklin Life Bldg., Greenville, S.C. Compliments of Nonquitt Mills ! New Bedford, Mass. Compliments of 1 E. F- Houghton Co, j Textile Processing Oils and Chemicals Philadelphia, Pa. Compliments of The Sawyer Mills Co. 1 New Bedford, Mass. Compliments of MARTINI | Throwing Company Shickshinny, Pa. Compliments of Dartmouth j Finishing Corp. j New Bedford Massachusetts 101 TRIE U TE TO ADVERTISER. 4fr- " The Fabricator " Staff takes this opportunity to express its sincere gratitude to the advertisers whose generous support has made this publication possible. We recommend these firms, their products and services, and we urge the graduates to patronize them in full measure. INDEX " TO ADVERTISERS Page CIBA Company, Inc 78 Stowe- Woodward, Inc 79 Burlington Mills 80 Bates Fabrics 81 Pequot Mills 82 L. G. Balfour Company 83 Loring Studio 84 Gosnold Mills Corp 85 New Bedford Cotton Mfs. Assn 85 Ponemah Mills 86 Franklin Process Company 86 United States Testing Co., Inc 87 B. F. Perkins Son, Inc 87 Royce Chemical Company 88 Abington Textile Machinery Works.. 88 Wamsutta Mills 89 American Cyanamid Company 89 Dionne Spinning Mills, Co 90 Fabrico De Tecides Labor S A 90 Star Store 91 Knowles Loom Reed Works 91 Revere Copper and Bi-ass 92 The Fuller Brush Company 92 Lambeth Rope Works 93 Jacques Wolf Company 93 Nuodex Products Co., Inc 94 The Darwin Press 94 Wonalancet Company 95 Wauregan Mills 95 Powdrell Alexander 96 Page Baltic Mills 96 Leno Elastic Web 96 Jonathan Handy Co., Inc 97 H. B. American Machine Co 97 Neuss Hesslein Co., Inc 97 Barnes Textile Associates 97 Cadillac Mills 98 Compliments of a Friend 98 Kilburn Mills 98 Sparling ' s Machine Shop 98 George ' s Diner 98 Schmidt Manufacturing Co 99 New Bedford Shuttle Co 99 New Bedford Rayon Co 99 Hoosac Mills 99 Pierce Brothers Ltd 99 Nashawena Mills . 99 New Bedford Knitting Co 100 Textile Workers Union 100 J. M. C, Jr 100 Soule Mill 100 Fawcett Mill 100 Prentice Roller Shop 100 J. S. Fallow Co 101 Nonquitt Mills 101 E. F. Houghton Company 101 The Sawyer Mills Co 101 Martini Throwing Co 101 Dartmouth Finishing Corp 101 United Merch. Manufac, Inc 103 102 Ljonqratula Horn TO New Bedford Textile Institute ON ITS jiftietk Gyimvenari) AND Jjest ( wishes to the ULass of ig fO o r United Merchants and Manufacturers? Inc. New England Plants: Arkwright Corp., Fall River Davis Mills, Fall River Cotton Division Midland Print, Fall River Finishing Division Ashland Corp., Jewett City 103 MUTOGrRAPH J


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