New Britain High School - Beehive Yearbook (New Britain, CT)

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Ri t X ff X x ' X . A f K .y4..l,. frvaf. ' K , "Q I .. i '- r 1 TTJE BEEHIVE 1937 VOLUME XXI V IVIID-YEAR: HWe strive not to equal but to excel" JUNE: " We have reached the hilltop, but yonder is the mountain" Published by the BOARD OF PUBLICATION ofthe SENIOR CLASS ofthe SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, NEW BRITAIN, CONNECTICUT' , 'N af' 1?- I 4 Q Y L I JA I i ,11 Y ' I Page 4 Mid-Year Class June Class Editors-in-chief Kenneth Nicholls Robert Ely Helen Demko Evelyn Ranges Business Managers Richard Baehr Arthur Neumann Robert Unwin Norman Steinberg Art Editors Ira Baldwin Aldona Montville Faculty Adviser BI. D. Sallee sry' W lf l p. K , fi' I , 'i . 1- li - fs 'pt 4, Q5 POD? Che CLASS OF 195 6 '1937 I-IEN informed that we, the Eds, must proceed to waft our prolific pens over the parchment and create out of the eternal nothingness of ether, a fore-word for our beloved book, we nodded our already laden heads in the spontaneous but superHuous spirit of the "Everlasting Yea" CCarlyle, we are toldj, not realizing that upon our tender years we were taking a burden which is borne but once in the life of any man, It is written in medical jour- nals that no man, woman, or child is ever the same after giving of himself to such an accomplishment. Still, we vainly waved our quills in series after series of convoluted circles interspersed with the nicest collection of curves and figure eights that the most artistic heart could desire. Yet, as we sat feverishly challenging the power and veracity of Black Magic, waves of fatal foolishness flooded over and en- gulfed us, as we became cognisant of the ludicrousness and facetiousness of the situation. Imagine telling you that this was the Beehive, and the subject of your glance was its fore-word. One would hardly expect to find the fore- word of the Beehive in "Harpers Bazaar" or "Colliers," Still we had no results from our pen waving, We had but one tangible and concrete thing to do. We must convey our sincere thanks to the Art and Commercial Departments for the indispensable aid lent us by them in this work. The Beehive would not have been in your outstretched hands for many moons hence, had it not been for their zealous efforts. We also especially cite for honor and thanks, Mr. Sallee's private secretary, Miss Elsie Lotz. She was faithful, agreeable, and efficient, Whirling and twirling continues as we continue our attempts at conjuring, It seems that it is easier to pull rabbits out of hats than fore-words Cnot four wordsj out of the air. Getting down to "brass tacksn it looks as if we must go to work. But it is too late to tell you, we know not where to begin. It also follows that it would be dangerous to tell you we know not where to stop. Taking what we hope was not your last broad smile as a hint, we present you the 1937 model mirror. Take a look at yourselves. Page 5 5. J IL 1' , PT, ' ' n I I Y I IllljlluljQllljlAlllIjUULIlAlYAlljlilLlllIAIIQQYQUIAILIULIIAIIQU I3rpglgI1Lulmwgwgull1,1l,1uuLluul,ll,lulll.lv!lluLllJLlLllJ' . .. . 1 'W fi 1 I 0 D I J , .gg 6. I U x N B -' Q A A A A 1 I I FAC UIJY Page 6 1 gr" ll vi p ' if t N 11 l' H4 i ' LOUIS P. SLADE Principal FRANK A. JAMES Vice Principal MILLIE G. MCAULEY Principal's Assistant NEWELL S. AMES Director, Commerce Commercial Law THOMAS P. ELDER Director, Art FREDERICK S. MIRLIANI Director, Music EDITH A. ADAMS English JAMES S. BEACH Science ABESHAG BENJAMIN Latin AGATHA R. M. BENZ Typewriting HELEN BLOGOSLAWSKI Business Practice Typewriting CHARLES J. CAMPBELL Physics RACHEL S. CARPENTER Al ebra Plgne Geometry CONSTANCE CARRIER English French WINTON I. CATLIN American History World History G. DAVIS CHASE, JR. Chairman, Science Chemistry KATHERINE H. CLARK American History World History GRACE E. COHOLAN English H. REGINA CONNOR English JOSEPHINE CRAWLEY Stenography Typewriting MARY CURRAN English LIONEL M. DEPOT Chairman, Physical Education CHARLES J. DRAPEAU Chairman, French WALTER G. DROGUE American History World History LIBBY E. DUNN Latin AGNES M. FINNEGAN Chairman, Latin JAMES P. GILBERT Commercial Arithmetic Office Practice ROSE C. GLOVER Physical Education ELOISE U. GOODWIN Business Practice Ofhce Practice Typewriting HENRY R. GOODWIN American History Problems of Democracy World History Faculty ESTELLE R. GOULD English AMY C. GUILFORD German ILGA F. HARVEY American History Problems of Democracy CLAIRE E. HERRICK Stenography Typewriting EUNICE H. HILDEBRANDT English MARION L. HOAR American History Modern History GLADYS HOGABOOM Biology PALMER P. HOWARD American History Problems of Democracy World History ELIZABETH L. HUNGERFORD Home Economics WILLIAM J. HURLEY Chemistry BERTHA M. JONES Bookkeeping Business Practice EDWARD KIESEWETTER Art CATHERINE KING English EILEEN R. KING English IDELLA K. KNAPP Sewing ESTHER KOPLOWITZ Typewriting CECELIA KREMSKI Business Practice Commercial Arithmetic NELLIE LeWITT Typewriting HELEN McDONOUGH Commercial Arithmetic English French KATHERINE A. McINTYRE Librarian ARTHUR E. MAHAN Drafting MARIE A. MASSEY English MARIE E. MAY English MARION E. NAUGHTON Office Practice GLADYS I. NICKERSON French LEONARD R. NIXON Algebra Plane Geometry ETHEL E. ODIN English JENNIE H. OLSSON Art CLARA A. POWELL Bookkeeping Business Practice IONE D. PROCTOR American History Modern History Problems of Democracy DORA PROTASS Bookkeeping Business Practice DOROTHY QUIGLEY American History Algebra Plane Geometry ADRIENNE M. RABY French MILDRED M. RAYMOND English HENRY H. RECANO American History World History WINIFRED F. REYNOLDS Physical Education MARY E. RINGROSE English JESSE D. SALLEE Chairman. English FREDERICK M. SENF Problems of Democracy World History CHARLES A. SHEA Physical Education WILFRED J. SHEEHAN Biology OLGA F. SIPOLIN Stenography Typewriting PEARL M. SNOW American History World History MARY M. SOUTHER French VIRGINIA H. TALLARD English American History FLORENCE M. TORMAY English SARA J. WALKER Algebra Plane Geometry HELEN G. WASKELEWICZ Stenography Typewriting MILDRED G. WELD Chairman, Mathematics Algebra Plane Geometry Trigonometry Solid Geometry DOROTHY WESKER Typewriting ANTOINETTE J. WHITE Stenography Typewriting RUBY B. WILLIAMS Sewing FLORENCE WINTER American History Modern History HELEN N. WOLSKI English HELEN C. WOODWARD Typewriting ROBERT V. YOUNG French PRACTICE TEACHERS RICHARD W. BURNS GUSTAVE CARLSON BARBARA CURTIN FRANCIS A. GREENBURG Page 7 "Q 1 x p I ' 0 L I I Page 8 X L ' ffl ll! .Q gk I s I .., I I 3" V j' V "' 'A' I To FREDERICK S. MIRLIANI For his enthusiastic leadership in musical activities and his outstanding good fellowship, we dedicate this twenty-fourth -issue of the Beehive, Page 9 .W Z, 5 - . I j it "" ':- W Mid-Year Honors in Scholarship Honors in scholarship are awarded to those who maintain average rank of eighty-five or over GENERAL HONORS FOR THREE YEARS Annette Louise Atwater Anne Marion Ausanka Henry W. Bartnikowski Emily Rose Begay ART Walter Krumm Ladd BOOKKEEPING Zigmund Joseph Kulas ENGLISH Annette Louise Atwater Anne Marion Ausanka Marion Benjamin Rachel Josephine Blomstrann Eva Brin Alice Eisenberg Ellen Fairbank Margaret Robertson Hall Thomas Patrick Hayes Dorothy Edith Herrmann Joseph Edward Kiskis Ethel Marie Kosswig Dorothy Elizabeth Nelson Henry Richard Neverdoski Kenneth Edwin Nicholls Helen Wanda Shepanski Edward Francis Tamosaitis Evelyn Leah Weinstock FRENCH Annette Louise Atwater Marion Benjamin Alice Eisenberg CARPENTRY Andrew R. Erha DRAFTING Andrew R. Erha Ruby Winif red Bengston Marion Benjamin Alice Eisenberg Andrew R. Erha Ellen Fairbank SPECIAL HONORS LATIN Marion Benjamin Alice Eisenberg Harry Zeldes SCIENCE Emily Rose Begay Rachel Josephine Blomst rann Arnold Edward Czechowicz Evelyn Clara Dubowy Edythe Lenore Fredeen Dorothy Adams Kinkade Joseph Edward Kiskis Kenneth Edwin Nicholls Anne Frances Terzak Frederick G, Tyler MATHEMATICS Annette Louise Atwater Marion Benjamin Alice Eisenberg Ellen Fairbank Margaret Robertson Hall William Davies Hartman Morris Simon Jaffe Joseph Edward Kiskis Harold Lifshitz Kenneth Edwin Nicholls Harry Zeldes TRADE COURSES DRAWING Daniel John Kennedy ENGLISH William T. Bighinatti Daniel John Kennedy OTHER AWARDS Margaret Robertson Hall Dorothy Elizabeth Nelson Kenneth Edwin Nicholls Helen Wanda Shepanski STENOGRAPHY Ruby Winifred Bengston Dorothy Elizabeth Nelson Margaret Mary Salluce Anna Theresa Topper Evelyn Leah Weinstock HISTORY Anne Marion Ausanka Ruby Winifred Bengston Eva Brin Edythe Lenore Fredeen Dorothy Adams Kinkade Zigmund Joseph Kulas Dorothy Elizabeth Nelson Helen Wanda Shepanski Alexander Sobolewski SEWING Lena Dorothy Berti Gloria Henrietta Bsisonault Mary Louise Giamattei Natalie Doris Hermann TYPEWRITING Dorothy Elizabeth Nelson Margaret Mary Salluce MACHINE Henry W. Bartnikowski John Stephen Hodis Henry Felix Maselbas MATHEMATICS Henry W. Bartnikowski Award of the Alumni Association of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute For excellence in mathematics and science Page I0 flvledalj Kenneth Edwin Nicholls y ' .VI . 4 lf' I A Message To the Mid Year and june Graduates of 1937: The close of your public school experience comes in the same year with the retirement of our Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Stanley l-l. Holmes, after his thirty-one years of service in New Britain. lt is fitting that I Call your attention to the two dominant ideas that have characterized your schools under his administration: The schools in all their parts must serve to the utmost, the in- dividual child or youth according to his abilities and his needsg The abilities and needs of the child or youth are the abilities and needs of a living soul and can be served only in an environment that provides for life, for a rich, many-sided, industrious, happy and growing life, lt is also equally fitting that l appeal to you, as you approach and enter upon the duties of voters, that you resolve in your minds-and in your hearts- that you will do all in your power to assure to the coming generation an equally good and even better public education than you have enjoyed. With this appeal, there goes out to you all my heartiest desire that you may have the best that life affords. Genuinely yours, LOUIS P. SLADE May 28, 1937 Page I1 x 5 17, 14? I , K -, F if I Illx Aff 1 I fa xx N an I im?-'71 Ugl y I ff n , I w ' WM' M Mid-Year Graduation Exercises PROCESSIONAI. "Marche Royal" I NVOCATION GLEE CLUBS Senior High School Orchestra Reverend R, P. jeschke "The Long Day Closes" "Calm As The N "Morning, . ight" . . . . Combined Mens and Womens Glee Clubs PIANO SOLOS Miss Mary Chaponis, Accompanist "Impromptu in A Flat" . . . . "Ritual Fire Dance" . . . . Miss May Cohen Cof the graduating classj ORCHESTRA "Valse des Fleurs" from the "Nut-Cracker Suite" Senior High School Orchestra PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS ALMA MATER "STAR SPANGLED RECESSIONAI. Mr. lkflorris D. Saxe Member of the Board oflfducation Sung by the Graduating Class BANNER" . . . Class, Orchestra and Audience De Smetsky Sullivan Bohm Speaks Schubert de Falla Tschaikowsky Smith Page I3 . arf' IL . 1: I ' 4' X . v --iff I ' ' ' , Page I4 Mummnhhuh.I.lH,,, NM "Woo Ss g 39 .., X X ,041 Q Qi 14 3 - 44 . N" f 3 1. M Y :- g G V uh 2 I - I TQ f'7':ff?"'f , V-fi A 2? ukxcfafcnx T! X wxxx XSX Z91 5 A ,701 WXQX "IrfnHmf,ugyqumntm WghhhhlhIuHIhhh4I937 1934 X1 ' iq XO' 0,1 55' lf' Q 1, GX fy' 1- 6 air v , ivxxx ,'fV'llllWYlMtv.1,1QUQVXXX Wwe! I 'r 4 R . xr I - -V K - , if I ,.- of- 1 f c WILLIAM DAVIES HARTMAN New Britain, Conn. 'iWilly" june 4, l9l9 "A man of letters, manners, morals, parts" Bill is well known throughout the school where his popularity has gained him the honor of being elected three times to the office of class president. His studious attitude has rewarded him with good marks and a recommendation for Dartmouth College where he intends to study surgery. Out of school, he enjoys skiing, skating, archery, and sailing. President of Class. DOROTHY ELIZABETH NELSON New Britain, Conn. "Dot" july 15, 1919 i'Beautiful as sweet and young as beautiful" "Dot" is our Vice President and one of the sweetest and most charming brunettes that have graced these noisy corridors. She gets marks we all wish we could acquire or borrow, Dot intends to con- tinue her stay in the law business and we wish her success in the future. Vice President of Mid-Year Class, Girls' League, Class Night Cast, DOROTHY EDITH HERRMANN New Britain, Conn. 'iDot" October 24, l9l9 "Her voice was ever soft, gentle, and low-an excellent thing in woman" We all know "Dot" for her individual style in clothes, All through her High School days, she has set us examples for dressing, "Dot" was the leading lady in the Amphion plays we enjoyed the most, She intends to take up interior decorating, but we suggest, "Dot' , that you have a career as an actress because you're the word "grace" itself. Amphion Club, Girls' League, Secretary of Graduating Class '37, FREDERICK GEORGE TYLER New Britain, Conn., "Fred" November l7, 1918 "A quiet mind is richer than a crown" "Fred", our quiet, dependable treasurer, has a smile for everyone and is a friend to all. He's the good looking boy with the rosy cheeks who is seen through out the school. He's done well here and hopes to graduate right into Annapolis where he is sure to do well, Good Sailing, Fred, and iiDon't Give Up The Shipnl Class Treasurer , Tennis. KENNETH EDWIN NICHOLLS New Britain, Conn. i'Ken" December 13, l9l8 "Gone with the wind, but not forgotten" "Ken's" good nature and his genial smile have won him many friends during his three years at high school. For two years he was our class treasurer and now he is our Editor-in-Chief of the Beehive. Amateur Radio has been his main hobby and this, plus his interest in Math, should gain him rewards in the Electrical and Radio Engineering Held, in which he has chosen to study in college next fall. May success crown his ambition, Editor-in-Chief of Beehive, President of Radio Club, Amphion Club, Student Council. vi p I ' 'ff i I I n ' ' l 0 , rw qi' JAMES ANTHONY ALDERUCCIO New Britain, Conn. i'Chalky" March 17, l9l9 "Think nothing done while aught remains to do" A young man whose ideals are Very high and who possesses a keen sense of judgment. He is very courteous and a Fine pal to chum around with. After completing his education, james intends to go to Trade School for six months to take up a line of work in which he is interested, When out of Trade School, james aspires to become a machinist. One of -Iames's hobbies is reading Western stories. ANNETTE LOUISE ATWATER Quincy, Mass. "Anettie" April 5, 1920 'Consiancy of purpose is the secret of success" A bit of humor, intelligence, an actress and a good dancer, Mix them all together and you have "Anettie". "Anettie" is also a fine example of how to take responsibility. When any projects are to be done, she is always there to help. How we envy her ability to get high grades in her studies. She is planning to attend Simmons College. Good luck, "Anettie", we are all pulling for you. President Girls' League, Treasurer Girls' League, Amphion Club, glunior College Club, XII? Council, Banquet Committee, Class Night HSE. RICHARD ERNEST BAEHR New Britain, Conn. i'Dick" june ll, 1919 "The man that loves and laughs must surely do well" There isa compelling, caressing power in "Dicks" baby blue eyes. The many young ladies of the Senior High School dote upon this young man, and the young man is also very found of being mothered, so where you see a crowd of girls encircling a very handsome young man, no doubt the young man will be Richard Ernest Baehr, but he is far from being a lady's man. ln fact, starched shirts and streaming ties never played a very large part in the daily attire. He is a very good student and a very likeable boy. His great ambition is to raise Greyhounds for pleasure and proHt. We hope he succeeds in a big way. Business Manager 1937 Beehive. wok 1 N i W' A-2" ,, .li v things. Girls' League. world. Art Editor. Page I6 . ANNE MARION AUSANKA New Britain, Conn. February 5 1918 "Conscientiousne.ss brings good consequences Anne is one of the few followers of Puritanism work when you work, play when you play". A double interest in school work plus an interest in tennis, basketball, and dancing ha Je ail made Ani e a pleas ing individual with whom to come in contact Her ambition assures us of her success in business. We're wishing her all kinds of good IRA CHARLES BALDWIN New Britain, Conn. 'Baldy' September 3 1919 "Dearer is love than life, and fame than gold But dearer than them both your faith once plighted hold If you need cheering, look up Ira. He prefers to be known as a man-about-town and a lady-killer. Please do not disillusion him If you are wondering who created the designs and drawings of the Beehive, let it be said now that they are the masterpieces of Mr Bald win, who is the Art Editor, i'Baldy's' future plans are as much of a mystery to him as they are to us, but we wish him all the success in the al gr I ' if L I ,Vg I i i IRENE MARION BANASIEWICZ New Britain, Conn, "Rene" August IO, 1918 "Variety is the very spill of life" Irene is one who can successfully combine business with pleasure. She is intelligent, industrious, generous, and courteous. Irene has a weakness for beautiful clothes, ice cream, moving pictures, and great heroes. Best of luck in securing a position as a secretary in some large firm. Girls' League. BERNARD J. BERNABUCCI New Britain, Conn, "Benny" May 9, 1917 l'For a man by nothing is so well bewray'd, as by his manners" A modern young man with old-fashioned but praiseworthy ideals. Although a member of our championship football team, he has no more modern sophisticated ambition than to work, get married, and send his children to New Britain Senior High, Here's the homefman for you, girls. EMILY ROSE BEGAY New Britain, Conn, "Sunshine" September 4, 1919 "All good things which exist are the fruits of originality" A sunny disposition, a neat appearance, and a courteous manner have won Emily the title of a perfect lady. These qualities are only outshone by her scholastic standing. Emily enjoys silly movies, and would enjoy skating if she could stand on skates. Your aims are high, Emily, and we wish you luck as a future nurse. Girls' League. WILLIAM C. BERRY New Britain, Conn. "Straw" july 16, 1918 "Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet" Bill puts golf ahead of everything else and is one of the best golfers the high school has ever had. He always has a good word and a wise- crack that will relieve a tense situation and keep the game going smoothly. He just has to have that certain grin on his face or else we wouldn't think it was Bill. However, he certainly can dish it' out and take it. To be a professional golfer is his ambition, and here s to many holes-in-one, Bill! Delta Xi Fraternity, Golf 2, 3. RUBY WINIFRED BENGSTON New Britain, Conn. March 13, 1919 "Calmness is natural lo a great mind" With little effort Ruby has acquired high marks and a host of friends. Ruby never lacks partners on a dance floor and she enjoys all sports. Her interests lie in a certain doctor's office where she acts as an assistant. Ruby plans to attend some business college. lt's the business world for you, isn't it, Ruby? Heres to success! Girls' League, Q 5,715 11, ln I I . ARTHUR BERSON New Britain, Conn. "Archie" October 8, 1918 "A wise man is often silent" "Archie" is that quiet fellow who gets his work done via the hard work method. One usually sees him driving to school in a shiny Ford cou e. RArchie" plans to enter the University of Penn. after taking a one-half year P. G. course, and we wish him the best of luck and suc- cess, Phi Beta Fraternity, Class Night Committee. MARION BENJAMIN New Britain, Conn. "Benjie" january 20, 1920 'AVous parlez tout comme un livreu 'iBenjie" appears to be a quiet girl, but looks are often deceiving. She impresses everyone by her sparkling smile and friendly, carefree manner. "Benjie" is naturally brilliant, studying being a luxury in which she does not indulge too frequently. Although a fun-loving girl, she excelled in her studies, and received general honors. We all hope that she will attain her goal in nursing, toward which she is study- ing so conscientiously. Class Night Committeeg Class Nig Cast, Girls' League vdfwf ffheaefa VINCENT BENEDICT BRESCIA New Britain, Conn. "Tumbler" September 4, 1918 "By his looks ye shall know him" "Tumbler" is known for his happy-go-lucky and snappy manners. He dresses like Clark Gable and has the smile of Franchot Tone. His nickname came as a result of his work with the Tumbling team, and now his ambition is to enter the engineering Field. We know he'll succeed, but here are our best wishes, 'iTumb1er". Tumbling Team. MARCELLE VICTOIRE BERNIER Hartford, Conn. "Celle" july 19, 1918 'AA quiet mind is richer than a crown" Here's the shy girl of our class. Every now and then she surprises us with some funny outburst, Problems of Democracy must be her favorite subject for she is always prepared. Although she is never seen with the boys, she does enjoy her summer vacations. We wonder why, The best of luck in your secretarial work, "Celle". Girls' League. PATRICK CHRISTIAN CAPITANIO New Britain, Conn. "Cappy" "All things are overcome by determination" "Pat", better known as "Cappy", isawell-built chap, both mentally and physically. He is a very good whistler, swimmer, and skater, but we wonder why he continually wears his coat in the classrooms when he boasts of swimming in icy ponds. Most of his spare moments are spent out at White Oak where there seems to be some sort of at- traction. "Cappy" plans to work before entering college in the fall, and to embark on a musical career. Good luck! Track Team, Chorus, Intramural Basketball. Page I8 i?,fI vl pr I ' 4' K - . ,f - F 4 I YW J f 1 X.,2.l.l.i,xi'N Q- lSl'lSl4l-4761 VIOLA MABEL BLAIR New Britain, Conn. i'Babe" january 15, 1918 "The aim, if reached or not, makes great the life" "Babe" the left handed artist, draws anything and everything. Her posters are as popular as her fudge making. "Babe" is known as an interesting companion, dancer, and an all-around good sport. College is your goal, but we would like to see a few of your cartoons in our local paper. Girls' League. CLARK RAYMOND COOK New Britain, Conn. 'iC0okie" March 4, 1918 "Keep smiling" Here is a "chawming" lad with a disarming smile. He believes cough drops will cure all colds. "Cookie" rarely seeks the company of women. Skating, skiing, and bicycling are his hobbies. He enjoys queer music but is never sad. "Cookies" ambition is to be the leader of a "swing" band. We hope you will succeed. Chorus, Intramural Basketball. JOSEPHINE VIRGINIA BLANCATE New Britain, Conn. flow March 19, l9l8 A' Nothing wins a man sooner than a good turn" "Fun" should be "jo's" middle name, for she's gay, lively, and comical, "Bingo" meant a lot to her, and she never missed a game the Red and Gold played. Is it just school spirit, "jo", or is it one of the players? Pratt lnstitute is going to claim her when she graduates. We know that Pratt will find her a cheerful student. regret very much that you are leaving. Cvirls' League. FRANK JOHN CROWLEY New Britain, Conn, "Curly anuary 10 l919 "Good fortune is never good untzl zt is lost Frank takes his fun where he finds it and he finds it everywhere His chief difficulty in school, however is expecting to do tomorrow what he forgot to do today. It is said that school spirit was not his only reason for his recent trip to Miami At the present time his interest is centered in a girl with dark brown eyes by the name of Helen The affair looks to be pretty serious with Frank Consequently we await the outcome with deep interest Heres luck Frank and we Theta Sigma Fraternity, Amphion Club RACHEL JOSEPHINE BLOMSTRANN New Britain, Conn. "Rae" April 13 1919 "Calmness is natural to a great mind This young lady will always be remembered as an ambitious and hard working person. Though blessed with more brains than most of us, she does not take too much advantage of the fact Her in dividual personality, mingled with courtesy perseverance and trust has gained her a bevy of admiring friends Good luck to you Rachel in the nursing profession which you intend to enter mg,-"II vi p I ' it i I , l i' e ARNOLD CZECHOWICZ Derby, Conn, "Check" November 17, 1918 i'Educalion is a wonderful thing" "Check" is a good natured studious boy. Nothing pleases him more than to take an object and analyze it. His ambition is to go to a Naval School and get his navigation papers. Perhaps some day he may be an officer in the Merchant Marine. He is also interested in many other things, among them being wood working, tennis, and aviation. 'Follow the sea and see the world" is generally taken as his motto. Tennis. ELIZABETH FLORENCE BLOOMQUIST New Britain, Conn. i'Beth" Se tember 12 1918 P , "Ali succeeds with people who are of sweet and cheerful disposition" The sunny disposition and bright smile are the keynote to "Beth's" popularity. Those who have heard you sing suggest that you try your luck in the music world, What do you say, Elizabeth7 But, with your unfailing courage, we know you will succeed in anything you undertake, Girls' League. POLYCRATES MENELAUS DAVANOPOULOS Hartford, Conn. "Mickey" August 10, 1919 "All things have been done well" He is a very reliable young man, and is never easily discouraged nor does he find work hard for himself. He does his work on time and comes out of the pinches with good marks. The study of accounting will begin after graduation, and if his high school successes mean anything, he has a very promising future. VIRGINIA TILFORD BODLEY Hartford, Conn. 'jinnyu june 7, 1919 "She's pretty to walk with, and witty to talk with, and pleasant, too, to think of " You just can't help liking "jinny" with her cheery "Good-morning," and her charming giggle. Her lovely hand-knitted clothes are the envy of every girl. She is a great lover of movies and football games. One may be sure everything she tackles will be well done, and we know she will make someone a Fine secretary after graduating from Miss Mar- chant's Secretarial School. May you always have good luck. Girls' Leagueg Banquet Committee. WILLIAM T. BIGHINATTI Middletown, Conn. "Willie" May 4, 1917 "lt is the nature of a Great Mind to be calm and undisturbed, and ever to dispise misfortunes" There are people whose presence seem to rest us. Such a one is i'Willie". His quiet calm manner makes his company a pleasure. But don't think he isn't active, He likes sports of all kinds and pitched a great game of baseball for the Traders, He took the Machine Course at the Trade School. N. B. S. T. S. A. A. Z, 3, 4, Baseball S. T. S. 2, 3, 4. Page 20 ln I t if L -,af-V2 I i" 'h"'A LAURA MARION BOJNOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Goodness" October 30, 1917 "She moves a goddess, and she looks a queen" Laura, an example of good character and amiable personality, is a lover of sports. Her divine dancing has led to a large number of new acquaintances. Though a little doubt lingers here and there, she hopes to enter a business college. The best of luck to you, Laura. Girls' League. JOSEPH FRANCIS DORNFELD Stamford, Conn. flee" October 17, 1918 'Constancy Never Fails" joe is a quiet fellowg you would hardly know he was in the class- room, He studies hard but Dame Fortune turned her head, hence he is not on the honor roll. ln drafting he does, however, excel. With a subject to draw and a encil, scale and trian le he turns out be t'f l p g au 1 u work. There is a brilliant future in drafting for you, joe. Follow it through. EVA BRIN New Britain, Conn. "Eve" February 15, 1919 "The rolling stone gathers no moss" This very nonchalant person seems to have not a care in the world, but in her happy-go-lucky way she is the possessor of many friends, and has succeeded in attaining honorary standing in her scholastic undertakings. Her magnetic personality and perseverance will be a great asset in her future, indefinite, though it may be. We're sure, "Eve", that your diploma signifies a successful High School life, and will serve as a noteworthy recommendation to the every day world. Girls' Leagueg Phi Delta Sorority, Amphion Club, Secretary- Treasurer junior College Club, Photo Committee. FRANK JOHN DOBEK New Britain, Conn. "Doble" with intellect" October 28, 1918 "Sport, hand in hand Frankie is quite an intellectual chap, a good friend to have, and a great lover of sports being quite a basketball player, himself. He is a cousin of the Dobek's who are so prominent in local basketball teams. Part of his time is spent in worrying about things that never happen. His ambition is to participate in major sports. Here's hoping, Frank, that you will succeed. Basketball, Baseball '36, Tennis. SALVATRICE ANTOINETTE CATALANO Hartford, Conn. "Sallie" january 10, 1918 "Firm friends to peace, to pleasure, and good pay" Class, meet the future Miss Hairdresser. 'iSallie" has made friends with so many of us that we are sure that her beauty shop wont lack patronage. This is a little ahead of our story for 'Sallie plans to enter the Hartford Academy of Hairdressing soon after graduation. We suggest, 'iSallie", that you keep your Beehive in your shop so that you can recognize us when we come in, and give us a discount. Girls' League. 15,71 ,X n ' ae I I, l ,A WILLIAM JOHN EDWARDS New Britain, Conn. i'Bill" january 15, 1919 A'Life is a Song" Willie is the tall, modest idol of the fairer sex, who is finding it difficult to remain true to "that certain one" who attends school out of town. You can not help but be attracted by his winning smile and pleasing personality. His future plans are unknown to us, but we wish him loads of success in any of his undertakings. CALLIOPE KATHERINE CAVATAS Greece "Kay" December 26, 1916 Here from over the seas comes "Kay". We should consider our- selves fortunate for having with us a person who knows the land of mythology. Something tells us she should have read Milton, but her interests lie elsewhere. She is an outstanding pupil in her business classes. After graduation, Kay anticipates returning to Greece, and visiting her childhood friends, Girls' League. SAMUEL PHILIP ELIA New Britain, Conn. 'iSammy" june 25, 1918 "lVit and wisdom are born with a man" If you happen to see a short fellow with a smile spreading from ear to ear and hair standing on end, you can be sure it's Sam Elia. He may be short, but he can make more noise than a group of football players. We usually see him riding around town in a small car, and be sure you don't get in his way for he may be small, but oh, what power behind that wheel! Orchestra, Page 22 EVA THERESA CEKANAVICH New Britain, Conn. "Chicky" December 11, 1918 " Nothing more lovely can be found" "Chicky" is a perfect example of a modern girl, up to date in every- thing except school work. Her true friendship and good sportsman- ship account for this. We can say little about her club paper, because, as far as she is concerned, that is a very sensitive subject. Because of her excellent work as editor of her paper, it is safe to say that 'iChicky" is on the right road to attain her goal, a job as a private secretary. Girls' League, THEODORE ADOLPH ERICKSON Baltic, Conn. "Teddy" May 28, 1919 'Speech is silver but silence is golden" "Ted" is one of our very quiet boys. Nevertheless, he is a loyal and fine friend to anyone who needs one, and his warm smile pene- trates the thickest epidermis. He has no definite plans for the future as yet, but he has our best wishes for success in whatever Field he enters. lla!" 5 nr u ' e k - , Iii I xi'- ' AU C CAROLINE ELIZABETH CHIKAR New Britain, Conn. "Chick" November l, l9l8 "A commodity of good names" 'AChick's" winning smile has won her a large circle of friends. She has an ambition to become an aviatrix. Many of us would never think of such an undertaking. We wish to see the same happy smile on her face at the completion of her first hop, Happy landing, "Chick". Girls' League. JOEL WILLIAM ESHOO New Britain, Conn. 'ljoeu july lo, l9l9 'Cheerfulness is next to godlinessu With his irrepressible good humor joel brought variety to many a cheerless classroom. Whenever we heard joel's infectious laugh, we couldn't help chiming in, but with all his merriment joel by no means neglected his scholastic pursuits and so we prophesy a successful career for him, perhaps as a future jack Benny. He likes sports, with skating holding the limelight. joel's motto "Work before play" plus his ability to make friends easily should win him many honors in college, Motto Committee. MARION FABIAN CLARK New Britain, Conn, MSis" September 25, 1919 "Softly speaking and sweetly smiling" You don't know what you're missing until you meet "Sis". She is that dashing brunette who is always ready to give everyone one of her pleasing smiles. Her manners and pleasing personality have won her many friends among the boys as well as the girls. Marian has filled the Main Office with her witticism and working ability for over a year, and everyone will miss her, were sure. She is planning to become a hairdresser, and we wish her luck. Girls' League. N, MAY COHEN Norfolk, Virginia December 20, 1920 "Music that gentler on the spirit lies Than tir'd eyelids upon iir'd eyes" May is a shy, talented person whose future, we can predict, will be that of fame and fortune. We can generally recognize May on the street by the red coat she often wears, Those who have heard her play the piano have nicknamed her i'Miss Paderewskiu. May plans to attend Thejuilliard School of Music in New York. Girls' League, junior College Club. JOSEPH JAMES FERRARA New Britain, Conn. "Chip" May 7, 1918 "Patience is the key of content" "Chip" has a habit of making plenty of noise in the classroom, but he turns into a sphinx while at the fraternity meetings, He works afternoons in a local clothing house and always seems to be wearing the latest fashion. We understand, joe, that your greatest trouble is concerning the fellow that walks to school with your girl. Cheer up, old top, better times are coming. 'iChip" is entering Morse College in February to try his hand in the business field, Clear sailing! Student Council, Orchestra, Baseball, Zeta Nu Fraternity. Page Z3 I . ,i - 1 , .7 f , . .- l nf I 1 V L ' I Q ,.,,.,-. " EMIL JOSEPH DelCEGNO New Britain, Conn. "Mimi" "Repent whats pastg avoid what is to come" He is the tall, dark eyed young man who is never seen with a girl. A quiet, well liked person and an excellent student. Emil is an active member in the Zeta Nu Frat. He plans to enter Moody's school and take up bookkeeping. We all know that he will make good because he is the type that can adjust himself to any situation. Zeta Nu Fraternity. HELEN NADJA DEMKO New Britain, Conn. "Pee Wee" May 30, 1919 i'Like to islands in the sea Stands her personality" Because of her pleasing personality, sincerity, and frankness, we elected Helen as one of the Editors of the Beehive. With little effort, she managed to win our friendship and get along in her subjects, Helen is a good sports woman, artist, actress, and friend. She can swing a mean tennis racquet and is yet to be beaten on ice skates. All these fine qualifications, Helen, will lead you to the road of success in journalism. Amphion Club, Girls' League, Photo Committee, Editor-in-Chief of Beehive. REINHARDT DILL New Britain, Conn. October 16, 1918 "I heard the little bird my so" Reinhardt, the musician and painter, is a man of few words and much pep. "The muscles of his brawny arms are strong as iron bands", but no irl can ca ture him, this pillar of stren th, because he S P Q has vowed to be a hermit. Clime will tell.j LOUISE ROSE DeSENA New Britain, Conn. "Lau" April 9, 1919 'APraise is deeper than the lips" "Lou" is the cute little girl whom you can see at almost any time breezing down the corridor and greeting you with a bright A'He11o, there!" We all admire her for her cheerful smile and pleasant dis- position. The class of 1937 wishes you success in your future work, Girls' League. MARCELL PATRICK GRECO Kensington, Conn. "Grec" june 18, 1918 "Without danger the game grows cold" i'Grec", a quiet chap who concentrates on his studies and sports, Cone of the very few fellows with this characteristicj made his letter in football. "Grecl' was sent to us by Berlin High where he was also very prominent in sports. Delta Xi Fraternity, Football '34, '35, '36, Page 24 ' ffl p I ' If K - , fi I ,A . HELEN BERNARDA DROST New Britain, Conn, "Dressy" February 19, 1919 "And beauty draws us with a single hair" "Number Please?" We would hate to count the number of times that "Drossy" will have to say this when she becomes a telephone operator. We are all sure that she will be successful because of her sense of humor. She always tried to make us cheerful with her witty remarks, and she generally succeeded. Girls' League. ALFRED JOSEPH GOLIN New Britain, Conn. "Goldie" june 24, 1918 'ANow is the time for dancingl' This tall young fellow is quite an exponent of the Terpsichorean art. He is always dancing. He seems to think quite highly of one of our sororities, and, of course, its members. But then, too, he knows his way around East Hampton. "Goldie" plans to be an architect and wants to design houses. l-le's quite a builder, already. Alpha Delta Sigma Fraternity, EVELYN CLARA DUBOWY New Britain, Conn. 'iEvie" "Smile, and the world smiles with youu Evelyn may very often be seen with a smile on her face, even after a Final test. She has distinguished herself as a good sport. Her friends know she is always willing to do someone a good turn. i'Evie" is also an industrious girl, and managed to maintain a high average throughout her high school days. We wish her the best of luck in whatever she does in the future. Junior College Club, Phi Delta Sorority, Cvir s' League. are ii' . ZZJAK . Z ' WILTON STEWART HAFFEY Greenfield, Mass. " Happy" October 29, 1917 "O what an endless work have I in hand" One of the 'igood boys" who attends church often and acts piously, but don't let it fool you. 1-le's got as mischievous a heart as the worst of us under his short and bespectacled demeanor. His chief weakness is women, while his chief ambition is to enter "business". On this last he is reticent and close-mouthed as to details. He likes to think he is a flashy dresser, but yours truly thinks otherwise. ALICE EISENBERG New Britain, Conn, HAZ" August 31, 1919 M Hard work leads to success" HAI" shines out as a brilliant member of our class, Not satisfied with just getting by, she has attained an honor rank. Her pet subject is Mathematics. "Al" expects to go to Teachers' College. Be easy on the homework, HAI". With your fine qualities and studious habits you are sure to succeed. junior College Club, Phi Delta Sorority, Girls' League. Page 25 1 I i l -. I " " 4? L , I r 'A lf , EVERTON WINFIELD HAINES South Devon, N. B., Canada A'Babe" October 21, 1918 'A His wit invites you by his looks to come" Who started that argument? You might have known it was Haines. This is all in good fun, however, so nobody minds. He may just be practicing to become a lawyer. Leave it to him to get the teachers "going", Being a good hearted person he gets along with everyone. His only weakness is chocolate milk shakes which often lead him astray. Glee Club, Amphion Club. LAURA HENRIETTE FACEENE Middletown, Conn. "Laurie" August 2, 1918 "A bonny sweet lass" "Laurie's" personality will take her a long way in this world, provided she does not come in contact with those little creatures which she thinks are so adorable-mice. There is no doubt that "Laurie" thinks the same of many of her classmates. Your artistic ability as- sures us of success. Here's luck to you. Girls' League. SAMUEL LEON GREOS Chios, Greece A'Sammy" january 17, 1918 "His limbs were east in manly mold, for hardy sports or contest bold" Sam is a very ambitious, good natured, and jolly young fellow. He has a wonderful physique and although he doesn't participate very much in school sports, he is a good wrestler and boxer. His pleasant smile and beautiful wavy hair make him quite successful in attracting the opposite sex. He is always willing to lend a helping hand when it is needed, thus acquiring his many friends. Present plans point toward a commercial career as his, and Teachers' College is his First step towards the goal which we all know he will attain. Page 26 EDYTHE LENORE FREDEEN Chicago, lll. December 27, 1918 "Sweet are her ways" Edythe's quiet, unassuming ways are only part of her delightful personality. During the three years spent at N. B. H. S., she has been very conscientious concerning her school work, but her high grade and the honor roll show her work has not been in vain. Edythe plans to enter nurse's training, so we are all expecting the revival of the war time song, "I don't want to get well, for l'm in love with a beautiful nurse." Edythe, we wish you the best that life has to offer. Girls' League, Class Prophecy. MORRIS SIMON ,IAFFE New Britain, Conn. "Moe" February 8, 1919 "Wisest man the worl' e'er saw" An exceptionally smart young man-especially in French, as your correspondent found out to his advantage. fFrench teachers, please note.J His spectacled eyes have seen many a high mark on his graph card. He would like to go to college, but thinks it is questionable. He is active in the Radio lub and Senior Class Motto Committee. XML ' 'll ?.f iifl p I I .., 505 I P ,!" X w' 3 f rf' G ELLEN FAIRBANK New Britain, Conn. November 29, 1918 "A thing seriously pursued ajords true enjoyment" If you hear a distinctive ggggle emanating from a room, you can bet that's where you will find llen. She is a grand sport and stands high in the esteem of her fellow pupils. However, she has her serious moments and finds time to do her ever-present homework, as her marks prove. Let's hope E1len's success continues while at Mt, Holyoke and here's wishing her all the luck possible. Girls' League, Amphion Club, Chairman of Class Night Committee, President of junior College Club. MARY LOUISE GIAMATTEI New Britain, Conn. july 7, 1918 "Quiet persons are welcomed everywhere" A quiet girl with lovely black hair who can be seen helping someone at all times is our subject, She is so extremely quiet that few of us know much about her. Because we know you are a true friend, we can heartily say that we are all interested in your future Girls- League, ML xii We . QV. l 4 CARL LEONARD ,IORSON New Britain, Conn. "Lenny" May 2, 1918 "Put your foot down where you mean to stand" Seeing "Lenny" makes one think of an industrious person. He is a hard worker and strives on until the task is finished. Most of his spare time is spent in reading, although he also participates in sports. His quick step, however, comes in handy when he has forgotten his books, and it may come in even handier, when he starts working as a bookkeeper, which is his present goal. that you will render service! MARY JANE GIATTINA New Britain, Conn. May 15, 1918 'Cangwayl Here I come" A group of N, B. H. S. students in hysterics is one sign that Mary is somewhere in the vicinity, She can be seen strutting down the corridor singing, "And if you can't sing it, you simply got to swing it." In whatever you undertake, your sense of humor, Mary, will see you through. Girls' League. EDITH GINSBERG New Britain, Conn. 'iEadie" November 25, 1918 'AThe force of her own merit makes her way" If "Eadie" had kept a record of her witty sayings, we would have a real contribution for the freshmen. i'Eadie" has shown considerable ability in coining original phrases and writing amusing stories. Edith's ambition is to become a social worker. Lots of luck, Edith, we know Page 27 i x . I" 11" lei gt V i , . ff l i ff' JOSEPH EDWARD KISKIS New Britain, Conn. "Babe" january 16, 1919 U1 lrowe that countenance cannot lie, Whose thoughts are legible in the eie" Somehow he always manages to keep his nose in a war time con- dition, and the causes range from mouse-traps to Mack trucks. i'Babe" is the genius in the Math. class and no matter what happens, he never loses his sunny disposition. Maybe, it is the suspenders he wears which attracts the weaker sex, or is it his personal imagination? If all goes well, we, his fellow students, may have to address him as Admiral Kiskis, because he is doing well in the competitive exams for entrance to Annapolis. LILLIAN CAROLINE GINSBERG New Britain, Conn. i'Lily" january 31, 1919 "1 count myself in nothing else so-happygas a soul remembering my good friends" We do wish that you wouldnt stick to your points of argument, "Lily", and give us a chance to say something once in a while. "Lily" has an extensive vocabulary and doesn't hesitate to use it. The Trade School will miss A'Lily" because she has danced in three successive shows. We don't know what your future plans are, but the class wishes you success. Girls' League. EDWARD JULIAS KOONZE New Britain, Conn. A'Ed" january 16, 1919 "Though his suit was rejected, He sadly reflected That a lover forsaken A new love may get" 'iEd" loves to do home work and is crazy about reciting during a class period. He goes in for sports and likes the opposite sex, but doesn't seem to use the right technique in landing a girl. He is a wizard at dancing and does the new steps like nobody's business. But all in all, Ed Koonze is a great guy and friend. Maybe he will follow in the steps of his brothers and join the Navy to become an Admiral. Who knows? Page Z8 MARY NELLIE GRAZLAVICH New Britain, Conn. "Minnie" july 30, 1917 'iMy way is to begin at the beginning" Mary can get excited over the slightest thing, She can talk you deaf, dumb, and blind when you get to know her. Mary also has her serious moments, for she always has her school work prepared on time. We hear that your ambition is to be a stenographer. You can be sure that there is always a place for a good one, Girls' League. ZIGMUND JOSEPH KULAS New Britain, Conn. "Ziggy" August 16, 1918 A' Keep up appearancesg there lies the test" 'AZiggy", as he is called, can be distinguished by his appearance. He is a tall, lanky fellow, sociable and good-natured. He is usually found either in the bookkeeping room or in the Office Practice class, so we assume he is somewhat of an accountant. During his spare time he is a shoe salesman. This work probably requires keen judgment when it comes to fitting shoes to certain dames. We hope his customers leave satisfied. His ambition is to become a business man and he has certainly succeeded in getting a fine start. Baseball. II I fl p ' we K - . 5, 'ol I w f HELEN M. GREMILA New Britain, Conn. "Toni" April 29, 1919 A'The best part of beauty is that which a picture cannot express" The only time "Toni" is quiet is when she is day-dreaming. Foot- ball games, dancing, and parties occupy most of her time. Shall I also include "Study" to the list, Helen? All kidding aside, we found "Toni" to be a friendly and good natured classmate. We will kid you, though, about your susceptibleness for football players. "Toni" is not sure of her future plans, but we know that she will come through with Hying colors. Girls' League. LESTER COOK GOODRICH New Britain, Conn. A'Bud" june Zo, 1918 "Lazy people take most pains" 'iBud" took the electrical course at the Trade School. A man just has to do something, you know. His principal hobbies are loafing, resting, and dodging work. He is very popular with the ladies and has a host of friends, both boys and girls. 1-le's a good-time pal and a regular fellow, that is, until someone mentions a job. N B.S. T.S. A.A.2,3,4-. MABEL JUNE GREENSTEIN New Britain, Conn. "Mitzi" june 30, 1919 "Minh, admit me of thy crew, To live with her, and live with thee In unreproved pleasures free" Heres to i'Mitzi", one of our prettiest and sincerest friends! We'll let you in on a secret: "Mitzi" was thrilled to her toes when Mr. Howard gave her a 'ininetyn in Problems of Democracy. This doesn't sound thrilling, but 'ilvlitzin has been doing a lot of worrying, lf she goes on in her secretarial work, we will expect to see her name in gilt letters. We're all for you, "Mitzil" Girls' League. JOSEPH EDWARD LEPAK Hartford, Conn. 'lfoen February 21, 1918 "Tomorrow let us do or die" The likeable chap whose witty sayings are yet to be bettered is none other than the fourth floor coat-room tender, joe" Lepak. His chief asset is the ability to bump into a certain "Miss" at regular intervals. joe is a fine likeable lad who came to us from the great insurance city, Hartford. Of course such a congenial lad is popular with the gentle Eves. .Joe likes any color, so come on, girls, We hope you will be successful in any of your undertakings. MARGARET ROBERTSON HALL Arlington, Mass. uPeggy" August 2, 1919 "A wise girl will make more opportunities than she jindsn Peggy's many interests in school, coupled with her outside ac- tivities, have kept her very busy during her three years in High School. A fine actress, an active member in the musical club, and a true sports woman, she never knows a dull moment. She is not only a brilliant student and a gay companion, but also a dependable helper. Pegs merry, contagious laugh may be heard wherever her many and varied interests require her presence, for she is an all round girl, putting forth her best efforts wherever she is needed. May success always crown your endeavors! Girls' Leagueg junior College Club, Amphion Club, Prom Com- mittee, Class Night Cast. Il fl p I ' -V K . , .Je I if ' " , f HAROLD LIFSHITZ New Britain, Conn. 'iHal" May 21, 1919 "Oh, it is excellent to have a giant's strength" Harold is that 6' 2" red head who has the faculty of making every- thing seem funny. Some of his outstanding accomplishments are tennis, dancing, drawing, and the ability to dress in excellent taste. Besides this, he is Miss Weld's prize math pupil. Say, Harold, who is that stunning West Hartford brunette who deprives New Britain girls of a thrill? Best of luck, Harold, With a personality like yours, you are certain to succeed in your future work of being a good business man. Phi Beta Fraternity, Tennis, Banquet Committee. DORIS MARIE HANSON New Britain, Conn. October 1, 1918 i'Women and Music should never be dated" Doris is that sweet young lady who always wears a smile and is seen between periods at the Phi Sigma Post. She expects to become a business woman, but with all her male admirers, we can't predict what the future will hold. Whatever you do, Doris, we're pulling for you strong. Girls' Leagueg Phi Sigma Sorority. ZINADA HARKO ' New Britain, Conn, "Zip" April 3, 1918 "What is greater than these- Willingness and a desire to please" "Zip's" chatter and humorous stories will be missed by us all, Combining her wit and good looks, we get personality. Recently she has been seen "mo0ning" quite often. We have our suspicions, 'iZip", and you can't get away with it. Try some of that wit, "Zip", when you take the boss's dictation. You probably will get a raise, Girls' League, Alpha Omicron Sorority. EUGENE MURRAY LOCKETT Salem, Mass. 'iGene" May 6, 1919 "Quickly enough if done well enough" Gene is the small dark haired boy that may be seen tearing hither and thither around the school corridors. He was a member of the tennis squad and swung a mean racket on the court. It remains a mystery to us though how such a petite individual can get around so many places. Gene's ambition is to go to college, and we know suc- cess will await him at whatever institution he enrolls. Tennis Squad. NATALIE DORIS HERMANN New Britain, Conn. i'Nat" May 5, 1919 "All are architects of fate Building in these walls of time" "Nat", that small girl with the jet black hair, is a carefree per- sonality, School work and probably nothing else will ever make "Nat" consume all the midnight oil. Though you have no definite plans for the future, your nonchalant attitude ought to help you to stay as you are now at seventeen. Phi Delta Sorority, Girls' League. Page 30 , lla?" 1 1: u 'V k .,A5f'F6 I i 4' M W' " EMMA J. HOLZMANN New Britain, Conn. "Em" February 16, 1919 V "Courage and presence of mind procure success" 'iEm" has worked hard for her diploma, and deserves an extra ribbon on it. We didn't get a real chance to get acquainted with "Em", and the reason probably is that she has been spending too much time writing to "Roggie". We know that you are a "whiz" at shorthand, and if it takes looks and personality to get along, you've got what it takes, Girls' League. JOHN JOSEPH MANGAN New Britain, Conn, "Slip" April 13, 1918 "A man, wise in his own conceit, and one who never turned hix back, but marched breast forward" Jack Mangan, our All-Connecticut center, when not showing good judgment bucking up the line, is usually raising a rumpus in Room 31. He's made a fine reputation for himself as a football player, and the girls think he's all right, too. I-le is a handsome and intellectual young man and is always in a cheerful mood with everybody. With these qualifications, he should meet with success in any line. Delta Xi Fraternity, Baseball '35, '36, Football '34, '35, '3og Prom Committee. RUBY ELEANOR JOHNSON New Britain, Conn. "Ginger" May 8, 1919 " No receipt openeth the heart but a true friend" Tall and stately, she moves through the halls with her friends, reviewing the latest gossip, Ruby is shy when it comes to reciting in class, but her friends found her valuable. Ruby is one of many of our classmates who plan to attend Teachers' College. 'iln the game of life," Ruby, "may you always get the breaks but never get broken." Girls' League. MARY EVA KASULIS New Britain, Conn, February 19, 1919 "For words. like nature, haU reveal And half conceal the soul within" From what we have heard, Mary has all the qualifications neces- sary for a good housewife. Besides being a good mender of socks, she is calm and sincere. We're only kidding you, Mary, because we know that you are ambitious to become someone in the business world, It takes self-confidence, Mary, and you have the ability to succeed. JOHN MATUS New Britain, Conn. flue" November 13, 1918 'A 'Say well' and 'Do well' end with one letter, 'Say well' is good, but 'Do well' is better" "Joe" is a serious minded, fine looking gentleman. While in Senior High School he took a commercial course and expects to make a name for himself and a pocketful of money for his wife. By the way, he is quite an athlete, specializing in baseball, skating, and golf. Class of 1937 certainly wishes him well and expects him to do well, Page 31 'Pl P' ffl u ' ff k I I 1 ROBERT EDWARD MIEZLAISKIS New Britain, Conn. "Mi-zee" june 3, 1918 A'Bashfulness is an enemy to poverty" Robert lvliezlaiskis is a brown haired boy well above the average height. He has never had a date with a girl, and at the rate that he is going he will be about forty before he marries. Shyness is written all over him, and when it comes to oral recitations, he is always ill. He readily digests all books on hygiene and medicine. He may be quiet in the class room, but when he gets in with a crowd he knows there is no limit. He likes to take part in athletics and is a perfect hot head, but he soon cools off and is a good friend again. DOROTHY ADAMS KINKADE New Britain, Conn, i'Dot" February 8, 1920 "There is no knowledge which is not valuable" From all outward appearances, "Dot" seems like a very demure young lady, but once you know her, you will discover otherwise. She is the life of the party with her keen wit and winning ways. Her friendly disposition makes new friends for her everywhere. She is a fine worker, and we wish her the best of luck at college. Vice President of junior College Club, Girls' League, Member of Student Council of Xll2, Class Night Committee, MARY ANN KOBIELA New Britain, Conn. "May" March 11, 1918 "That mighty truthfhow happy are the good!" 'iMay" is here, "May" is there, and "May" is seen almost any- where. A person with a smile is welcomed every where. "May" likes typing, and her smile will be most welcome when she occupies a desk in some office. Here's hoping that you type your way to suc- CCSS . Girls' League. 1 ETHEL MARIE KOSSWIG New Britain, Conn, i'Ettu" May 16, 1919 "Every door is barred with gold, and opens but to a golden key" "Ettu", better known as "Mrs, Van Dyke" in our class night play, is that well known blonde who is seen arid heard everywhere. "Ettu" has very many friends, and we're sure that she will have many more when she becomes a nurse. Yopfll laok stunning in a nurses outfit, "Ettu". Lotsofluck! Secretary of Amphion Club, Class Night Committee, Glee Club, Class Night Cast. THEODORE STANLEY MOISA New Britain, Conn. i'Ted" August 22, 1916 "Give me liberty and plenty of it" After three years of making life wholly miserable, as well as some- what uncertain at times, for the instructors at the Trade School, Ted is now busy demonstrating to the world that he really has learned the machine trade. He had the good fortune to land a job at his trade as soon as his time in school was Finished. Somehow Tecl always seemed to land in the right place, right side up. N. B. S. T. S. A. A. 2, 3, 4, Page 32 vfl pf I ' it t I l ' J . , f ELEANOR ANN JOAN KRUPP New Britain, Conn. "Babe" june 9, 1919 " Her face is like the milky way, the .Sky A meeting of gentle lights without a name" "Babe's" a typical N. B, H. S. girl who studies when necessary and enjoys herself with a happy-go-lucky spirit the rest of the time. "Babe" makes it her duty to see that she wears the latest styles in clothes, We wont tell anyone your plans, and those who don't know will soon Find out. May success be yours! Rho Sigma Rho Sorority. CHARLES EDWARD MOORE 5 New Haven, Conn. "Bud" june 23, 1917 "Small but mighty" The radio bug has taken a nip at "Bud" and he seems pretty well pleased at its outcome. He started with crystal sets but now is not contented with anything unless it is complicated. He has also ob- tained an Amateurs Radio Operation license. We all hope that Bud will achieve a high goal in this Field after attending the R. C, A, Radio Institute. ' Radio Club. NETTIE LASHENKA New Britain, Conn. '1Laddie" March Z, 1919 "Beauty is as beauty does" Nettie excells most in being a good all-around girl with plenty of school spirit. Although she forgets to do her home-work at times, she manages to keep up with us. Her pleasing personality has attracted many boys. At present his name is "Stewie". Where theres a will theres a way, Nettie! Girls' League. PENNA ANN LAZAR Persia i'Pal" May 25, 1918 A' Keep a thing, its use will come" Penna's charming smile is like a snare. Her love of dancing and football have enabled her to enjoy her High School days. There must be something in the Sewing Room which interests Penna, because she may be found in there at any time, There will be many in the business Held, but you are destined to be outstanding, Girls' League. EUGENE FRANCIS LEACH Boston, Mass. "Gene" -July 15, 1918 '1The wretched man gave them advice too late, That love is not where most it is profestn A product of Boston but minus the snooty twang, Don't look now, but he's got a singing girl friend whom he chauffeurs to work every morning. His supreme weaknesses are his taste for flashy sweaters and his gift of gab, His hobby is heaving on the oars, tumb- ling, and swimming. He has a queer ambition. He is going to college to become a Physical Education instructor. Tumbling, href" l, I l' ' ae k l, - I r f' E I-IENRY RICHARD NEVERDOSKI New Britain, Conn. 'ANevy" November 23, 1918 Ulf knowledge be the food Qf life, let me live" Henry is one of our great debaters as well as an ardent lover of Carlyle and Virgil. We question the reason why he is always late for class. Perhaps it is the water-fountain that detains him. Never- theless, Henry is very studious and his thirst for knowledge Cas well as waterj is never quenched. He intends to pursue his studies further in college and doubtless he will succeed. Well, I-lenry, here's to your success! VERONICA THERESA LEHMAN New Britain, Conn, 'iVera" February 8, 1919 Why is it that the High School boys hold no attraction for our "Vera"7 Can there be some one else? "Vera" certainly arouses sus- picion by spending so much of her time in the movies, but perhaps she has other ideas-Robert Taylor, for instance. Whether she trains that lovely voice of hers or enters the field of business, she'll make her way in this world. Girls' League. LEOCADIA THERESA LEWENTOWICZ New Britain, Conn, "Lou" August 8, 1918 'AA pleasing person is always a desired person" A'Good things come in small packages" as the saying goes. "Lou's" friends will verify this statement, for she has proven herself to be a clever and amiable friend. When anyone asks "Lou" how "he" is, the genial answer is, "Which one?" We hope that your future em- ployiizr will be a handsome "Romeo" when you start your secretarial wor . Girls' League. So merely a woman in her ways 'ABobby". own quiet way. as in school. MARY T. LINDER Housatonic, Mass. "Bobby November 29 1918 i'Fond of fun and fond of dress, and change and praise "Bobby's" years in high school have been successful socially and scholastically. She has not let her social success interfere with her studies. This attractive dark-haired lass has lately been interested in bow ties. We wonder why? By the way Mary what was so interesting on the top row of the bleachers at the football games? Stay as you are and what you are even when you are a private secretary ERMA VIRGINIA LINDQUIST New Britain, Conn. April 24 1919 "I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude Erma is the quiet peaceful kind of girl but this doesn t hinder her making friends with the pupils at school She wins them over in her Erma has a great love for sports more than for anything else especially ice-skating and bicycling, During her last semester Erma s chief worry was her Commercial Arithmetic but we noticed that her worries were in vain. We hope you will be as successful in dietetics vl p l Q ff A CARL DOUGLAS NYGREN Fort Dodge, Iowa "Nygie" October 14, 1918 'A He was a gentleman from sole tu crown" Carl is a quiet, reserved individual who has spent his three years at N. B. H. S. in conscientious study. Through his gentlemanly ways and pleasing personality he has won the respect and admiration of his many friends. We know his ambition and perseverance will carry him to success in the business world. Good Luck! JULIA ALICE LIS New Britain, Conn. 'Julien November 28, 1918 A'And grace that won who saw to wish her stay" i'ju1ie" is a gay vivacious young lady, a typical "social butterfly". She is known to have many admirers especially of the stronger sex. When you see "julie", you also see jane, for they've been chums since they were so high, Her ambition is to see Bermuda, i'Land of Romance and Onions", on her first vacation as a model secretary. Phi Omega Sorority. ANTHONY JOSEPH PALAKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Tony" December 24, 1916 "Tony", our football captain, has led our team on to victory all season. Because of the fact that he was born twenty-four hours too soon, he was unable to play in the Miami game, although the boys played all the harder for their Alma Mater. "Tony" is an all-round good sport, full of fun and always carries a large smile from ear to ear wherever he goes. Although we do not know what he is planning to do in the future, we wish him all the success in the world. Football, Basketball, Track, Delta Xi Fraternity. GERTRUDE CHRISTINE LUEBECK New Britain, Conn. "Gerry" April 27, 1919 A'The name fitx the girl, snappy and pert" i'Gerty" is anticipating a job in one of the factory offices in New Britain. If she is not successful, it will not be her fault because she is trying in every conceivable way, Gertrude will be long remembered as the versatile leader of songs for the Girls' League, We wish you luck, "Gerty". Girls' League, Girls' Glee Club SANTO SALVATORE PATANIA New Britain, Conn, "Sal" March 26, 1918 Ulf you seek a gal, seek no farther" "Sal" is a very studious, intelligent and snappy young man. He is a good swimmer but oh. what a girl chaser! The trouble is he never catches up with them. Dressed in a bathing suit, he really is a second johnny Weismuller. The only slight difference between the two is that johnny swims and Sal doesnt All kidding aside, though, stringing along with Sal is really a pleasure. We hope that his plan to become a Mechanical Engineer is realized. Musical Club 5 Orchestra 3 Band. 'll?"' 1 nf I 1' Y ls k l , f. , I r' ' M THEODORE OHLSEN New Britain, Conn. i'Teddy" August 25, 1915 "All wisdomls armoury this man could yield" Teddy is a very well known boy around the school and popular with both sexes. He can always be found at the campus bakery or in the main corridor at his post. ADA MARY LUZIETTI New Britain, Conn. january 13, 1918 A'An easy going soul" Ada is a small, shy girl who can seldom be seen with someone shorter than she. We hope someday to be able to know the twin sisters apart. Ada never voiced her ambitions, but deep down in her heart, we think, she has uvaulting ambition which will someday over- leap itself." IDA OLGA LUZIETTI New Britain, Conn. january 13, 1918 "Quiet persons are welcomed everywhere" Ida is a small girl who has great ambition to become a secretary. Although she enjoys outside activities, she does not participate in many because of lack of leisure time. She is one of the well known office workers. We know you lack leisure time because you're quite a studious person, This is a positive sign of success. Here's luck to you! Girls' League. NANCY JUSTINE MAGNUSON Sweden "Nan" February 3, 1919 "Live while you live, the epicure would say, and .seize the pleasures of the present day" Nancy is one of those girls who intend just "to get through" with school. She is seen most of the time in the sewing room. We doubt that "Nan" has missed one Friday evening meeting at the Norden Lodge where she has picked up her fancy dancing. Nancy never makes a definite date with anyone, but always arrives on time on a 'imaybeu date. Girls' League. EDWARD PAUL PLUCAS New Britain, Conn. "Eddie" April 4, 1918 "All good things are the fruit of originality" Ed is a fellow you can get along with easily without trying. He certainly is original in his manner of speech, and by the time he is through saying what he has to say he usually has us smiling. He is fond of hunting and fishing, and you can wager he is good at both of these hobbies. Ed plans to become an undertaker and embalmer, and we all wish him success, Page 36 ,x P' I ' 'Y L l , -if I ,L JOHN J. REMILLET, JR. New Britain, Conn. "Rem" April 6, 1917 "All complain for want of memory, but none of want of judgment" John is a well known person around the school for the fine work he has done while on the football team. He stayed in school longer than he should have, but football is important with him, bringing him All- State honors this year. Whatever he plans to do after he gets out of school, he will do very well. We know, also, that there is a certain person for whom he will always do his very best. Good luck, John, and may you someday captain your College Football Team. Delta Xi Fraternity, Foobtall '34, '35, '36, Basketball '35, '36. EMILY ELIZABETH MARINAN Meriden, Conn. "Betty" August 9, 1918 "Sense is our helmet, wit is but a plume" Betty is that unassuming Miss we see running through the hall, not taking time to speak to any one for fear she might be late. They say, Betty, that i'Silence is golden", but we would like to have known you better. Betty plans to attend a business school and become a secretary. Girls' League. HELEN ELIZABETH MEYERS New Britain, Conn. "Tools" November 26, 1918 " 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all" Helen is a quiet, good-natured person, and is always ready to give a helping hand. Roller skating is her present hobby. Helen, may you ride on the wheels of success as fast as you skate! your cheerfulness. RINALDO JOSEPH RINALDINI New Britain, Conn. "Reno August 6 1917 "Assist him who is carryzng a burden This boy is one who could be called a regular fellow When he is home, he dosen't go in for sports very much so he says In school he is pretty good, and if some friend is behind in written work Rin aldo is always willing to lend a helping hand He has a peculiar gorilla like walk, and while in school he often emphasizes this singular walk for the benefit of some of his friends ANITA MARGUERITE MILISH New Britain, Conn. February 21 1919 'ANot simple conquest, triumph is her aim Good-naturedly and happily, Anita has toiled through these three years at High School. Her friends know her to be gay sociable and ambitious. May success be yours, Anita We will remember you for 1 1 1 sr I ' ff k I , fff I .5 A.. . J Y - . w w, f 7 L. . VD HUM ,f H Mtiliifaf ' N g J lj FRA CES CHRISTINA MANZ New Britain, Conn. "Pat" March 1, 1918 " Her fiaxen locks we do adore" Frances is the vivacious girl with the beautiful, dark, curly hair that most girls envy. She not only spends her time pounding on the type- writer, but also may be seen practicing her piano lessons every Friday afternoon. With her severe and charming personality, we know she will be a success. SOPHIE KATHARINE ORZECHOWSKI New Britain, Conn. 'iBlondie" October 8, 1918 "Wearing all that weight of learning, lightly like a-flower" Why that serious look, Sophie? We've waited so long for you to smile. Don't we deserve one now? Never mind, i'Blondie", those who know you have enjoyed your company even if it was in the rain, watching the Red and Gold play. We'll see you carry that ball of success over the goal line yet! Girls' League. ALEX JOHN RUDY New Britain, Conn. "Powerhouse" july 24, 1918 "And frame love ditlies passing rare, And .sing them to a lady fair" "Powerhouse" is a big muscular, Adonis, who divides his time between athletics and females. He is active in all sports and excels in all he participates in. Let it not be said that he lacks brains, for his rank is always in the high section. He is good-natured, has a swell ersonalit which robabl accounts for all his friends. A fellow like P A y, I P y Alex is certain to get by in college and in later life. ANNE PATRICK New Britain, Conn. MPa!" December 14, 1918 A' Has! thy toil o'er books consumed the midnight oil?" "Pat" is always seen running, and it got to the point where we're wondering why. ls it some little boy you're afraid of or has it some- thing to do with "Scotts Parlor?" When it comes to spelling, "Pat" always gets a hundred by burning that "midnight oil". Where are you bound for 'iPat"? Wherever it is, we hope you arrive safe and sound. Girls' League. ALEX THOMAS RYDEL New Britain, Conn. 'iLefty" january 4, 1917 i'To all swift thing.: for swlftness did I sue" Alex, man of high ideals and a keen sense of humor is always smiling and dresses in latest styles. He is the mighty mite that on a football Field is dynamite and as fleet as the wind. The best of luck, Lefty, and we hope you are an all American halfback in College. You certainly have a fine start being elected to the position of halfback on the All State Team. Football, Baseball, Delta Xi Fraternity. Page 38 P u ' fe k I In 'ff I -5 L , ,,.- ,A ROSE ANN PETANO New Britain, Conn. i'Corky" january 14, 1918 "When you have nothing to say, say nothing" Yes, Rose, we know it's been a tough grind for three years, but we seem to have lived through it, You have made many friends among us because we found you to be good company. Your career as a secre- tary will be full of success as we expect it to be. RICHARD WILLIAM SHEEHAN 1. , New Britain, Conn. "Dick" December 12, 1918 A'The actor acts the world" Are any of you class members preparing to die soon? lf so notify "Dick" Sheehan, who will peacefully lay you away, Outside of school "Dick" has been employed at a local undertaker's parlor and by now he should be quite experienced. He claims he has no definite plans for the future, but we're all sure he'll continue his study in the embalming and undertaking field. Best wishes, Dick. Amphion Club. JULIA FRANCES PETKAVICH X New Britain, Conn. 'jewel' November 26, 1918 'Light is the task when many share the toil" "jewel" is the type of girl who is nice to all her friends-even the boyfriends. The out-of-door sports appeal strongly to her. There ' ' must be some influence which causes such enthusiasm. Mjewelu is I- V1 I M preparing to be a nurse. We hope she will be as much fun to her pa- 'Li , A, i' Q - tients as she has been to us. 1 i f V, eg X i . 1 of ,1 i - . ,- . .wwe 1 L ,. .5 .Qfp1'?l1: .,-,. " .4 DANIEL NATHANIEL SHLEMON Hartford, Conn, i'Danny" May 10, 1917 'Conquest pursues, where courage lead.: the way" Here is a person who raves about radio, and of only one type, that of the R. C. A. His hobbies are collecting stamps, and radio He has ideas of becoming a Radio Engineer in the R. C. A. Building and with such determination he is likely to succeed. MARY ANNA POLA New Britain, Conn. November 12, 1918 MA merry heart doeth good like a machine" Friendship is one thing each of us would like to share with Mary. She is one of the few girls, being Five feet-seven, is not hindered by her I height, At the present, Mary spends much of her time in a law office. I Hope to hear you on the air some day, Mary. Page 39 1 nf I ' 'V K . , 'if N -, .5 . .. i -'A 'J 3 7 GERRISH FLANDERS SMITH Manchester, N. H. "Gerry" March 23, 1919 " Nimble on feet as handsome in form" The girls all prick up their ears when the word i'Gerry" is men- tioned. He is that tall handsome blonde generally seen at Teachers' College. We wonder why! "Gerry" is leaving town after gradua- tion, so girls take heed and shed a few tears for you're losing a swell danlcer. His ambition remains a mystery to us, but here are our best wis es! ff " ff MW U 4' 0 1-IEll,EN ANNA POTTS New Britain, Conn. "Patsy" October 17, 1918 "Laugh and the world laughs with you" This is the snappy little girl who may be found in the particular section of the bleachers known for its school spirit in the fall. She is known in her clique as "Potsy" and may often be seen leading a small terrier, or is he leading her? Her happy-go-lucky attitude ought to bring loads of fun to Florida this summer. JOSEPHINE MILON RETANO New Britain, Conn. "jo" February 12, 1918 "Say not that struggle naught availethn "jo" is one of our most agreeable and obliging girls. We wonder where she Finds so many pleasant words for all her friends. She never turns her back, but struggles until she succeeds. Along with being an ardent football fan, "Jo" is a wonderful dancer. However, she is more interested in becoming a news reporter. Girls' League. ROBERT JAMES SMITH, JR. New Britain, Conn. i'Bob" February 5, 1919 "A quiet mind is richer than a crown" A quiet assuring yet handsome boy is i'Bob". We attribute his host of friends to his most pleasing personality. He is a great addict to winter sports, yet girls seem to holcl little interest for "Bob" and very few of them succeed in breaking his outer reserve. Dartmouth has won Bob to its midst and the college will never regret his entrance. Good luck, Bob! Band, Banquet Committee. BERTHA MARGARET RONDEAU New Britain, Conn. 'lBert" February 22, 1919 "Mingle a little folly with your studies" "Bert" is the girl whose giggle we hear penetrating the hall as she passes. What is there about red ties, "Bert", that makes your heart ache? Your lovable and sympathetic nature ought to lead you to much success in cheering up your patients at the Roosevelt Hospital. Girls' League. ' Page 40 lvl ' ffl' ,I lifl p V I l . I H- w i, 1 " "' 1 JOSEPH SMOLAK ' March is, 1918 New Britain, Conn. Joseph was a very studious fellow during his school career and he really kept his mind on his work. He didn't pay much attention to the pretty girls who surrounded him, but he kept his home work up to date which is more than some of us did. HELEN SONYA RUDICK New Britain, Conn, "Rudy" February 28, 1919 'A No truer truth than by music" "Rudy" is our second Rubinoff. Her cheerful attitude makes her well known and liked by all. She is inclined to be musical, and be- longs to the Senior High School Orchestra, and the Musical Club. ln our musical groups, she is outstanding for her ability to play what we call the "fiddle", You will usually find her walking through Fresh- men's Alley with her fiddle on Mondays and Wednesdays, Her out- side interests are reading, skating, and scouting. Among her scout troop she is known as the cheerful little scout. Girls' Glee Clubg Musical Club, Orchestra. MARGARET MARY SALLUCE New Britain, Conn. "Margie" january 19, 1919 "Education has for its object the formation of character" 'iMargie" shines when it comes to stenography and typing. She has the rare ability to combine business with pleasure. She's a small girl but don't let that fool you, for she's full of pep. Margie's speedy fingers should take her forward in the business world. Girls' League. SYLVIA SANDEN New Britain, Conn. "Sue" March 3, 1919 l'0ur patience will achieve more than our force" A call has come for-fooled you class, it's for all stray cats and dogs by "Sue". You thought that we wanted someone for housework, Well, there may be a chance for someone when "Sue" has her tourist house in England. What about HA Man in the House?" Lots of luck, "Sue". We hope that your dreams will come true. Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. HELEN RUTH SATULA Waterbury, Conn. "Bangsy" October ll, 1918 "She has a corner on 'Ts'-tactful, thorough, and true" We have finally found the reason why the boys like Helen. Hush, here's a secretg it's the way she combs her hair. We won't tell any more, Helen. The secret is yours to keep. Popularity should be your middle name, Here's hoping that the way you keep your hair will gather you success as it did the boys. Page 41 ll?" , rv l Q V K -D Q' I 3- - Q ANTHONY MICHAEL STEFFANY New Britain, Conn. "Tony" November 13, 1918 "Thou art not without ambition" An ambitious and energetic young man is Anthony. One of his characteristics is his pleasant disposition. You never see him gloomy except when he has to take a bookkeeping test. A Fine fellow once you get to know him, always willing to help a friend. Anthony's hobby is building airplane models, and his life ambition is to become a pilot. We certainly wish him success on the wings of fame. Class Night Committee. MARGARET HARRIET SCHARDL New Britain, Corm. "Peg" june 25, 1918 "A rare and radiant maiden" "Peg" is an information bureau in things outside of school. She intends to become one of Landers' faithful servants in the future. Although she is very quiet, there must be some excitement we don't lgrqow about. Her captivating personality will lead to success in all e ds. Girls' League. MAE SCHMARR New Britain, Conn. "Mazie" january 24, 1919 "A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, and most divinely fair" "Mazie" is that "little" girl who makes the Beta Mu post complete. She has been active during her three years, in school and in sorority affairs. "lVIazie" is present at practically every social function. One can always count on getting a stick of gum from "Mazie". She hasn't made up her mind yet as to what she will do after graduation, but we are sure that she will succeed, because she is one of our most popular girls. Beta Mu Sororityg Girls' League, Prom Committee. 3 . THEODORE PAUL STEINKE New Britain, Conn. 'iTed" january 25, 1919 "Every man has a sore spot somewhere" Ted is one of these people who are always in the wrong place at the right time or the right place at the wrong time or-well, you get the idea. I-Ie's a good hearted fellow but when he rushes into drafting late because he walked "her" to class, this habit always gets him in trouble. He's an eternal trial to Mr. Mahan whom he takes pleasure in heckling. No one holds it against him, so evrything is all right. Here's luck, Ted, to your later endeavors. Glee Club. EVELYN HENRIETTA SEIBERT New Britain, Conn. "Ev" March 26, 1918 "What woman can resist the force of praise" Evelyn has been the center of attraction inside and outside of school. We don't know whether it's the blonde hair or the sweet smile that has won her so many friends. Conversation is 'iEv's" best subject because she's a good talker. Nevertheless, she is a good sport and we all wish her loads of luck. Girls' League. Page 42 vi pr I ' ff . Q .. I ,V Y " fi Y EDWARD FRANCIS TAMOSAITIS New Britain, Conn. i'Wisdom shall die with you" Edward will conquer the world. He will be a great industrialist. He will be, without a doubt, the brains of an empire of steel. If the world revolves around him now, what will it do fifty years hence? I hope this man remembers me, when poverty stricken, I shall be. JANE MIRIAM SMOLENSKI Easthampton, Mass, 'lfaneyn january 27, 1918 "A gay sprightly person of mirth and social ease" When you see julia you also see 'ijaneyn for they are always seen together. i'janey's" greatest interest is in clothes and more clothes. When Janes ship comes in, shes going to get a white roadster with red cushions. Big things were developed from dreams, "janey", and the Class of 1937 hopes that your dreams will come true. Phi Omega Sorority, Girls' League. KAZIMER BENJAMIN TYBURSKI New Britain, Conn. "On him and on his high endeavor The light of praise shall shine forever" "Cas" was the middle motor of the 1935-36 football teams, He is t the fellow who left his two front teeth on the field while doing his job out there. He ran the team all over the field and incidentally ran into state championship in 1936, He does a whole lot of thinking about his football and executes ideas and orders in a swift effective manner. He kept his studies up-to-date, too. "Cas" is a Fine chap with a pleasant smile that runs around his mouth when he speaks to you. I-lere's hoping that his wife knows how to cook, for he has a big appetite. Good luck, old boy, see you later. Football '34, '35, '36, Kappa Lambda Fraternity. 11213, fr ri if w 1, -' 1f."Z,'! , - :jx L, s at l r 1 v .. 'mfs hr' .imggff .,.. , A W' 'X- . H maws. shi 1, .Q . ' "Ed" November 13, 1918 "Cas" lvlay 20, 1917 ' ANNE FRANCES TERZAK New Britain, Conn. i'Excitemenl" january lo, 1919 "Pleasure is labor, too, and tires as much" Pedestrians in search of a rooster is a certain sign that Anne had just passed that way. Her ability to imitate that barnyard fowl has caused her a great deal of embarrassment these days, She is doubt- ful about her future, but is thinking of nursing. Dont hesitate, Anne. Your patients will Certainly enjoy your sunny disposition. A ANN URBANSKI .ff ,lf New Britain, Conn. "Blondy" ul ll, 1916 A 3.93, ,L , Y ,kgrk "Who mixed reason with pleasure, and wisdom with mirth" 7 A L A "Blondy", a lovable young lady, has the better part of Conn. State 4 on her door step, but they haven't a chance. "Blondy" is ready to Q, , A walk down the aisle in white satin and orange blossoms to the tune of f gggQS,ei "Here Comes The Bride". "Blondy" never takes her school work if seriously and enjoys dancing best. Heres success to you, 'iBlondy", 1 ,31 " K whether it is business or marriage. 1 Rho Sigma Rho Sorority 3 Girls' League. Page 43 vl I ' W K . 715 'B ll: I X4 0 if RAYMOND LEONARD TOCZKO New Britain, Conn. 1919 A'Where drums speak, laws are dumb" Who is that handsome drum player who is now in pursuit of a certain brunette who happens to be called "Sister" and works in the school office? Of course you know who it is! 'iRay" Toczko plans to become a professional drummer, and we wish him all the luck in the world. School Orchestra, Musical Club. ANN MARIE VARHAL New Britain, Conn. "Curley" December 7, 1918 "Theres dignity in labor Truer than e'er pomp arrayed" Ann is a fine talker and is full of pep and fun. She always seems to be going somewhere. After every class period, you'll find her talking to her club members, and there are no objections to the boys who care to come around. Your neatness and promptness, Ann, will aid you in securing a position as a stenographer. Girls' League. ROBERT JOHN UNWIN New Britain, Conn. "Bob" April 20, 1919 " Never do anything today that you can put QU' till tomorrow" "Bob" is a handsome six foot i'sax" player, interested in music, but not as a career. His favorite hobby is sailing, and along with it goes swimming. Other interests include pistol shooting, hunting, walking, and aviation. He has hopes of someday becoming an aero- nautical engineer and if his work in the Math classes mean anything, we know he will attain the height of his ambition. i'Swift wings", UBob", and best of luck! Business Manager of Beehive. ,.. at IF? V , I ' ,i',i?'l.' ir - . MARY KATHERINE WALSH New Britain, Conn. i'Mae" May 11, 1918 "It is sure to be dark if you shut your eyes" Why does his heart miss a beat when he sees "Mae" down the street? We will all miss those laughing Irish eyes of-"Mae's" but her laughter will remain. With her cheerful ways she breaks the hearts of all the boys, Did you see her the night that pepper was flying around in the Candv Box? Heres wishing you loads of luck in your future work, "Mae", Girls' League, IRA WELLINS New York, N. Y. "Long Shorty" November 23, 1919 " He knows which way the wind blows" He is a person who seems quiet, but who has a nice personality and is very intelligent. He is easy to get along with and is willing to have a good time with almost anyone at anytime. He is, in my estimation, an all around good fellow. He's going to be a great explorer some day. Page 44 I X 2,-'71 LESTER WIENER fl ,, I ' V K . ,. 'ai - -I 'Z I it 3 'Iv'-ik' New Britain, Conn. February 1, 1919 "Be gaily drest, dance and sing" "Les", as he is called by all his friends, is a model of what the well- dressed man should wear. He is a good dancer and is always ready for a quarrel, although he has a great sense of humor. He can be seen riding around in a gray Plymouth and is the chauffeur for many of the boys after the A'frat" meetings. All in all, hes one grand fellow, and we know he'll go places. MARGUERITE OLIVE WHITE New Britain, Conn. 'APeggy" December 12, 1918 "Denture and quiet 1 am at school, But what am I away from rule?" The above quotation just fits 'APeggy". She's very quiet when you meet her, but let two minutes elapse and you will know who has Clark Gable beat, all about the new Robert Taylor ice cream sunclae, and who's going with whom and when. You're all right with us, "Peggy", because you usually succeed in what you set, out to do. Girls' League, Senior Council. DORIS EVELYN WILLIAMS New Britain, Conn. A'Red" April 22, 1919 ' 'Roses are red' ' If you are looking for a good time, you can always be sure to Find one if you team up with "Doris and her gang". She is the well-known red-headed girl seen about the halls bright and early in the morning. On the whole, she is kind-hearted, impulsive, cheerful, and companion- able. Ask her why she is seen so frequently in West Hartford! Good luck, Doris. Cvirls' League, . is ,, +2351 V - . .M ig 4 JOSEPH THEODORE WLODKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. 'A Urbieu November 25, 1917 "He shoots higher that threatens the moon, than he who aims at a tree" "Urbie" is the fellow who is never confident of passing a test, when he begins it, However, when the test is about to be returned, he is so confident of his success that he is willing to wager money on having passed it, By the way, 'AUrbie", who is the girl that keeps you out so late that you come to school half asleep and tardy every other day. joe plans to work in a local factory for awhile before leaving town to try his luck in other places. Best wishes! RITA ROSALIND WITKIN l 7 Hartford, Conn. September 12, 1919 A'She'.r pleasant to walk with , Shes witty to talk with" 1 Rita is the girl who works with one idea-that of becoming a great actress. Her pleasant smile and good comradeship make her a popular addition to any party. Her laugh is contagious, her personality pleasant, and her friends numerous, We hope to see you on the screen, Rita, taking the part of Rosalind opposite Orlando in Shakespeares "As You Like It". V My I .K , Phi Delta Sorority, Amphion Club, junior College Club, Glee 1, Club, Musciai Club. :Q it f f, 121-53.13 '- Page yu: vfl p I ' U K !,'f",:l? I -L f' WILLIAM WOLLMAN New Britain, Conn. A'Bill" August 3, 1918 "A friend in need, is afriend indeed" "Bill" is a quiet, unassuming chap who would do almost anything for a personjust for the pleasure it would give him. He is an intelligent chap though some people disagree, but you cannot judge from the looks. He likes a good time and can get into the spirit of a thing easily, and enjoy himself. HELEN FLORENCE WROBLESKI New Britain, Conn. 'ALarrie" August 26, 1917 'AA little girl with dark brown eyes And personality twice her .rizeu Helens the girl who generally waits on you when you go to the office or are looking for something in the library. Helen has no time for the boys because she takes her work too seriously. lt's the right spirit, Helen, "Work while you work and play while you play". DOROTHY OLGA YAWIN New Britain, Conn. "Dot" September 22, 1920 "Musical as is Apollcfs lute" Did you hear someone singing in a sweet soprano voice? lf it sounds good, it's Dorothy because she can sing well. Dorothy has become well liked because she has the ability to entertain. We suggest, Dorothy, that you give that voice of yours a chance and let someone else be secretary. Musical Club. FRANK GEORGE YINSHANIS New Britain, Conn. " Yinnyn February Z, 1917 'APrepared against all things" Frank, a triple star athlete, is very popular among his fellow stu- dents. Even though a quiet chap, he has participated in many ac- tivities. His ability to use his head and keep things running smoothly, have put him where he is in athletics today. "Yinny" intends to go to college in the fall and here's All-American honors to him! Chairman Promenade Committee, Football '34, '35, '36g Basket- ball '34, '35, Baseball '35g Delta Xi Fraternity. HARRY ZELDES New Britain, Conn. September 8, 1919 "Give me a problem, a great big problem" Harry would rather wrestle a problem in lvlath than eat, At that, we are putting it mildly. Last semester he was disappointed when he received a mere 98 supplementary mark. Such ambition will not be unfruitful, and we are confident that with his genius Harry will some- day make Einstein's calculations look like elementary arithmetic. Whats more, Harry excelled in French, English, and Latin. We know success will be his in everything, but don't forget us when you're famous, Harry. Chairman Motto Committee, Radio Club. Page 46 f l y. ' I , l 1 l "" 'A' I Mid-Year Class Night Exercises 1. Overture .... Senior High School Orchestra 2. Greetings .... William Hartman, President 3. "Sound Your Horn" .... By Members of the Class A Comedy in three acts 4. Presentation of School Banner Music by The Senior High School Orchestra under Fred Mirliani, Director 1. Overture: "The Student Prince" . . 2. "Pennies from Heaven" 3. "ln a Chapel in the Moonlight" 4. "The Way You Look Tonight" 5. March ' 'SOUND YOUR HORN ' ' Characters Drusilla, a girl about town . . Phyllis, her chum . . . . Etta Lamb, a waitress ..... Mr. Angus, attorney for the Van Dyke estate . . Homer Bird, contact man for the Empire Bottling Works Christine Elliot, owner of a roadside refreshment stand Mrs. Van Dyke, a self-made millionairess . . Diane Webster, her niece .... Romberg Marion Benjamin Annette Atwater Ellen Fairbank Wilton Haffey Kenneth Nicholls Margaret Hall Ethel Kosswig Dorothy Nelson Theodore Webster, her nephew . . . Fred Tyler Mr. Beasley, caretaker for the Van Dyke Estate . joel Eshoo Synopsis Act I The interior of Christine Elliot's refreshment stand, on the State Road. A morning in May. Act II The same. An afternoon a month later. Act III The same. Evening of the same day. CLASS NIGHT COMMITTEE Ellen Fairbank, Chairman Marion Benjamin Dorothy Kinkade Ethel Kosswig Arthur Berson Anthony Steffany CLASS OFFICERS William Hartman, President Dorothy Nelson, Vice President Dorothy Herrmann, Secretary Fred Tyler, Treasurer Page 47 I in K - .if ' ,- " V "A I MENU Fruit Cup Celery Olives Pickles Bouillon with Croutons Roast Stufed Turkey with Dressing Mashed Potatoes Battered Carrots june Peas Cranberry .Sauce Assorted Cakes Ice Cream Coffee Rolls TOASTS Welcome, Toastmaster . . . Fred Tyler 4' Hands" . Rachel Blomstrann "Weights" . Annette Atwater i'Chimes" William Hartman A'Winders" , . . Richard Baehr Ajewelern .,..,,.. Mr. Slade A'Treasures" ......, Partick Capitanio Prophecy Rachel Blomstrann, May Cohen, Edythe Fredeen, joseph Ferrara Gossip Corner ......, Patrick Capitanio Song Album Gertrude Luebeck, Margaret Schardl, Patrick Capitanio Will ,.,. , , Patrick Capitanio GUESTS OF HONOR Mr, and Mrs. Louis P. Slade Mr. and Mrs. Frank james Miss Millie McAuley Mrs, Amy Guilford Miss Marion Hoar Mr, and Mrs. G. Davis Chase Miss Mildred Weld Mr. Fred Mirliani BANQUET COMMITTEE Fred Tyler, Chairman Annette Atwater Virginia Bodley Arnold Czechowicz Harold Lifshitz Robert Smith CLASS OFFICERS William Hartman, President Dorothy Nelson, Vice President Dorothy Herrmann, Serretary Fred Tyler, Treasurer Page 48 x ar" ig :V- x g I f K - F I'-if I 1. V . A' W l' ly L 557 A I .xr :snug F55 E IT known to all persons that we, the Mid-Year class of 1937, of the New Britain Senior I-Iigh School, in the City of New Britain, County of Hart- ford, and State of Connecticut, being of sound and disposing mind, of lawful age, memory, and judgment, do hereby make public our last Will and Testament, hereby rovoking all previous school wills heretofore made. We hereby bestow on our lawful heirs as follows: l. To Walter Duch, school gossip, we leave the contents of the waste- baskets. 2. To the Freshman girls we leave Doris Williams' book, "I-Iow to Look Lovely", or, "Sandsoap for Facial Treatment". 3. To Marion Rapacka we leave jane Smolenskis book, "The Proper Way to Study", or, "Copying as an Art". 4. To the typewriting rooms we leave one million silencers. 5. To the Biology Department we leave the problem, "Which came first- the chicken or the egg?" 6. To those in-between-class-lovers we leave forty extra darkened corners. 7. To the Golf Squad we leave William Berry's book, "Golf, As I Play It", or "Tearing Up the Green". 8. To the Girls' League we leave fifty baskets of groceries, relieving them of the necessity to bring their own lunch anymore. 9. To the Automobile Department we leave fifty Model T's to help the students break their necks. 4 10. To the students with colds we leave Clark Cook's famous cough recipe. ll. To the Math Department we leave our pet problem, If it took a woodpecker with a wooden bill ten minutes to peck a hole through a cast iron doughnut on the Fourth ofjuly, how long would it take a grasshopper with a spring-steel leg to kick all the seeds out of a dill pickle the day after Christmas? 12. To whomever it may concern we leave Cas Tyburski's book, 'iNight Life in Georgia", or, "The Georgia I Didn't See". I 1 " ' av 5 - . ' I ic' " MW 13. To the Phi Omegas we leave Kenneth Nicholls' masterpiece, "1-low to Make Love in Ten Easy Lessons". 14. To the Kappa Lambdas we leave forty gallons of gas to keep their fraternity bus going. 15. To the Lost and Found Department we leave all those umbrellas taken by mistake. 16. To the well dressed girls we leave jane Woodwards book, "What the Well Dressed Cwirls are Wearing", or, "Bargains from a Rummage Sale". 17. To the Assembly we leave movies of Mickey Mouse. 18. To the incoming freshmen we leave all the unanswered questions on the recent State College Tests. 19. To the Student Body we leave Fred Tyler's 1-lotelplane for Miami transport. 20. To the Band we leave Raymond Toczko's drum, 21. To Room 13 we leave an automatic Ventilating machine. 22. To Frank Samojedny we leave Remillet's ten semesters. 23. To the Office we leave one thousand cartons of aspirin to relieve their constant headaches. 24. To the late pupils we leave a classified list of acceptable excuses. 25. To the Mens Glee Club we leave a record of "The Lost Chord" by William Barrett. 26. To our janitors we leave five gallons of Squeaky Shoe oil. 27. To Tom Cabelus we leave a "jeep" to supply the correct answers. 28. To the Sophomore students we leave a pint of toxin to start another Scarlet Fever epidemic. 29. To the Library we leave sound proof compartments for each seat and a suicide room for those who cannot locate a reference book. 30. To the junior boys we leave a charter to form a Boys' League on condition that they serve only coffee, 31. To the Athletic Department we leave Anthony Apisso to distribute those greatly sought after Five Year Medals. 32. To the teachers we leave our parking spaces. 33, To Mr. Slade and the entire faculty we express our sincere apprecia- tion for their efforts to prepare us for our future lives, ln witness whereof we hereby set our hand and seal this twenty-sixth day ofjanuary, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and thirty- seven. The Mid-Year Class of 1937 per PATRICK CAPITANIO Witnesses: Simone Simon David Windsor Maurice Rosenberg I' xxryfll fiel p I K ' . I 5 , 5 - cv?-'55 EARIED from study, I laid aside my books. Tomorrow I would take my last test in New Britain Senior High School. How the time had slipped by! Soon all the friends I had made during those three happy years would be scattered, each going his own way. I wondered what changes fifteen or twenty years would bring. just then a rap on the door aroused me from my thoughts. Opening the door slightly I saw a peculiar figure. 'iMay I come in?" a soft, pleasing voice asked. The light on my desk shining through the opening lit up the strangers face. I recognized my guest and threw the door wide open. It was Father Time! Too astonished to speak I stood silent. Father Time, realizing my bewilderment, asked no questions but quietly drew a key from his robe, opened the face of the clock on the table and started to set the time ahead. The years literally passed like seconds. In january, 1950, he stopped, and closed the clock. Without saying a word, he slipped quietly out. Feeling faint and com- pletely awe-stricken, I sat down in the rocker. Slowly the light faded to a peculiar hue, the objects in the room gradually disappeared. I found myself standing on a busy corner in the great metropolis, New Britain, Conn. Hearing a rustling noise I looked just in time to see Dorothy Kinkade, prosperous owner of the Old Maids Shop, alighting from her auto- gyro on her way to buy sweets at the Haffey-Jaffe-Taffey Shop. A screech from the opposite corner attracted my attention. john Remillet and his colleague Frank Dobek were having a hard time dragging their squawking brats from the day nursery past the fine display in Clark Cook's Toy Shop window. Their meek little nurse, Helen Potts, was busily wiping away the tears of Richard Sheehan jr. I stepped to the curb and found to my surprise that the big policeman who was beckoning to me to cross the street was Samuel Elia. I noticed a crowd farther down the street. Prompted by curiosity I made my way into the crowd. You could have knocked me over with a feather when I found the attraction was Helen Demko giving a soap-box oration, midst tears and ex- clamations, on her recent findings concerning the questions, "Why do we cry, yawn, etc." We hope Mr. Sheehan was one of the attentive crowd. Not being particularly interested in the subject I went on. Wearied by all this commotion I turned down a quiet side street. An elegant looking automobile parked in front of a large white house appealed Tl 3,71 I nf I ' it I I l P ' 4 gf , gf to me. just then Arthur Berson hurried down the steps of the house. I recognized him immediately and greeted him eagerly. I wondered if it were really he when he only smiled in response. Pondering over this I walked aimlessly on. I was brought out of the daze by a cheery "hello" I looked up to find a stocky, placid looking gentle- man. After a few seconds of hesitation I realized that it was Arnold Cze- chowicz. I-Ie told me that he was employed as a night watchman at Corbins and I gathered that that accounted for his rotundity. I ventured to ask of the whereabouts of Arthur Berson and told him of my supposed encounter with the latter. Arnold then informed me that Arthur was partaking in a silence campaign sponsored by the Anti-Noise Committee whose president was Lester Wiener. As it was still early afternoon and I had plenty of time, I decided to visit the opening exhibition at the Museum. I entered the beautiful building and imagine my surprise when I gazed up into the countenance ofjoseph Dornfield who was busily engaged in dusting the fixtures. I-Iearing the elevator man call 'igoing up" I hurried over to the elevator. The owner of the voice was joel Eshoo. A uniformed guide met me by the elevator as I stepped out on the second fioor. I immediately recognized him by his high-pitched voice. It was William Barrett who had sung in the men's glee club of N. B, I-I. S. He explained to me that he was patiently awaiting the result of his audition at the Metropolitan Opera Com- pany. Going down the hall I met Harold Lifshitz who had just returned from a trip to Africa. I-Ie told me that Frank Yinshanis was there searching high and low for his jungle princess, The guide pointed out the paintings by the famous Robert Unwin and the sculptor works of I-Ielen Gittleman. I was particularly interested in the large display of Heas collected by the well-known fleaologist, William Swensk, Upon leaving the museum a queer looking contraption attracted my attention. It was a trailer-cab pulled by a motorcycle which was stream- lined up to the minute. On the back of the trailer-cab was a sign which read, "Ride with Polycrates Menelaus Davanopoulas, the man with the longest name in the world. No extra charge," Strains of music from Central Park induced me to hasten in that direc- tion. just as I neared the park, I heard a voice ask, 'AWanna buy a flower, Mister?" Startled I turnedg sure enough it was Eva Brin. I really expected an Amphion ticket to accompany the flower but then I realized it was several years too late. When Eva had thanked me profusely for the tip I hurried over to the park. Quite a crowd had gathered. I nudged the person next to me and inquired as to what it was all about, I-Ie explained that Gertrude Luebeck had offered to lead the community sing and that this afternoon they were introducing Alex Rudy's latest collection of songs entitled, "Tin Pan Alley Melodies." It brought back memories when Gertrude announced that the proceeds from the sale of books were to be used for the "Glass Eye" fund. As darkness was falling fast I decided to take the bus back to the center. I was rather uneasy when I noticed that the irresponsbile driver seemed to think it his duty to wink and smile at all the fair lassies. Finally it dawned upon me that it was Richard Baehr still carrying on in his carefree manner. 4' ' . 5 ai I ' fr n I I ' J At the city I alighted at Ken's Bean I-Iole, On my way in I stopped at a news stand and bought a paper. Seated at the counter I ordered a simple meal and proceeded to read my paper. A small front page item told of the proposed trip of a certain Mrs. Vanderbilt, the former Annette Atwater of New Britain, Conn., who was planning a tour of Europe with her young daughter. The name Dorothy Herrmann attracted my attention. On reading the article I discovered that she has been fired from the famous troupe of chorus girls because of her impertinent attitude towards the director, Bill Edwards. The society column always proves interesting so I focused my attention upon it. There was a picture of a couple on their wedding trip to Bermuda. I looked at it and found the couple to be Fred Tyler and Dorothy Nelson. What a surprise! Next I ran across an announcement of the grand opening of Miss Margaret I-Iall's School of Etiquette. As the waiter came with my order I laid my paper aside. To my amazement the waiter was none other than Bill I-Iartman. My expression betrayed my thoughts and Bill ex- plained that after graduating from Annapolis he had decided he didn't like the navy and had jumped at the chance to work for Ken Nicholl's in his Bean I-Iole. Virginia Bodley was the cashier. I-Ie then asked if I realized that the editor of the paper I had been reading was an old high school friend, Eugene Lockett, Well, I was surprised! I-Ie also told me that Ray Toczko and Carl Nygren had collaborated and were making great fortune in their street clean- ing, junk dealing, and garbage collecting business, Marion Benjamin was running the trolley between I-Iartford and New Britain, This was all I could stand. Left alone with my meal I was too busy with thoughts to eat. Sud- denly the surroundings faded away and I found myself still stitting in the rocker in my room, tired and bewildered after my harrowing experience. Rachel Blomstrann May Cohen Edythe Fredeen joseph Ferrara Page 2,171 ln u me K I Y lfsx Keg., v' fxfgi.. l "' AN f 1 N. .ft 7131 , A :2",,- E aan . A V ,T mf' .-: " .Y-3" .tv,. lx ' Wwe 3 ,f .ziggxve-..'.'g4:4lW 4' ik-.tiki V L Song Album I'll Bet You Tell That To All The Girls In A Sentimental Mood . . You've Got To Be A Football Hero When Did You Leave Heaven? . Lets Put Our Heads Together . The Way You Look Tonight . You're All I Need . . You Can't Pull the Wool Over My Eyes . Will IEver Know? . . Talk of the Town . . . That Never To Be Forgotten Night Please Handle With Care . Dark Eyes , . . Pennies From Heaven Lovely To Look At , Moon Over Miami . Organ Grinders Swing , Anything Can Happen . Alone . But Where Are You? Early Bird 7? . 1'm Shooting High . I'm Grateful To You . All's Fair In Love and War I'll String Along With You Under Your Spell . . 1'm An Old Cow Hand . I Played Fiddle For The Tsar . Tom Tom Willie . . Lester Wiener Robert Smith Alex Rydel Dorothy Nelson Mae Walsh and Ruby Bengston Lovely Girls at the Prom Diploma! Walter jurkiewicz Ann Patrick . Graduation Pictures "Lover Divine" jane Smolenski and julia Lis Josephine Retano Kenneth Nicholls Frances Manz Football Team Helen Demko After Graduation lvlarcelle Bernier Eve Celcanavich Sylvia Sanden Ellen Fairbanlc The Faculty Kenneth Herre Helen Potts Natalie Herman james Alderuccio Joseph Ferrara Carl jorson Page 54 n 41, A p l ' e L ' I 4 W' s You're Slightly Terrific . . When Is A Kiss Not A Kiss? . You Took My Breath Away . 1've Got You Under My Skin , Don't Mention Love To Me . 1'm in A Dancing Mood . . With Plenty of Money and You Where Am 1? . . . Honey Suckle Rose . , Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? . To Mary With Love . . I Don't Want To Make History . Call Her Back and Kiss Her . There Goes My Attraction . . The Girl With The Dreamy Eyes . These Foolish Things . . Let's Try Again . . I Couldn't Believe My Eyes You Do The Darndest Things , Love! Love! Love! . . . There's Nothing Like A College Education We Won'tGet Home Until Morning Twenty-Four Hours A Day . The Gal I Left Behind Me . There's Yoo Hoo In Your Eyes . I Wanna Go To The Zoo . . Meet The Future President. . I'd Rather Lead A Band . . Oooh! Look-a There Ain't She Pretty? I'll Sing You A Thousand Love Songs , You Ought To Be In Pictures . Gee! But You're Swell . . Give Me Those Southern Gals . Lmjust a Natural Born Sweetheart Better Late Than Never . The Graduating Waltz , I Love To Sing-a . Welcome Stranger . Gee! You're a Honey . That Moment of Moments . It's a Sin to Tell a Lie . Theres no Substitute for You , One, Two, Button My Shoe Thanks a Million . Lilyan Stefhck joseph Kiskis Viola Blair Special Schedules Rachel Blomstrann Mae Schmarr . Ethel Kosswig . Emil Del Cegno . Margaret Minstzigian . Kasmir Tyburski Mary Linder john Remillet Frank Dobek . Margaret Hall . Virginia Bodley . High School Romance To Those Who Failed To Those Who Slid By . Nina Anop Helen Valentine To the Honor Pupils Prom Night . To the Book Worms Frank Yinshanis Evelyn Seibert Alex Sobolewski William Hartman . Clark Cook . Dorothy Herrmann William Barrett Bernard Bernabucci . Anthony Palakowski . Richard Baehr Laura Bojnowski . Mangan's Scholastic Reports Entire Graduating Class . Glee Clubs Incoming Freshmen Time Schedule No. 2 . Graduation Day Hooky Players Coach Shea Marion Beniarnin Mr. Slade Margaret Schardl Gertrude Luebeck Patrick Capitanio Read by Margaret Schardl Page 55 aww if ' sq .. V- 2 K .u . x.- M :,, L I may!! 5 -' . I V' ' I-Q 4 1 June Graduation PROGRAM INVOCATION Reverend Doctor Theodore Ainsworth Greene MUSIC a. "Adoramus Te" .... Palestrina Combined Clee Clubs b. "In The Garden of Tomorrow" . . . Deppen Womens Clee Club Accompanist, Mary Elizabeth Chaponis, Class of l937 VIOLIN SOLO MZigeunerweisen" ..... Sarasate Harry I-Iarotian, Class of 1937 MUSIC a. "Einlandia" .... Sibelius Men's Clee Club b. "The Builder" .... Cadman I Combined Cwlee Clubs MUSIC "In A Chinese Temple Carden" . . Ketelby Senior I-Iigh School Orchestra PRESENTATION OF DIPLOMAS Mr. George B. Taylor Secretary of the Board of Education UALMA MATERU ...... Mirliani Class, Orchestra and Clee Clubs "STAR SPANC-LED BANNER" .... Smith Class, Orchestra and Audience RECESSIONAL "Marche Royale" . de Smetsky Page 57 5,71 ll' ti , I June Class Honors in Scholarship Honors in scholarship are awarded to those who maintain average rank of eighty-five or more GENERAL HONORS FOR THREE YEARS Dorothy Bertha Bachman Shirley Ruth Baehr Marjorie Evelyn Bean John Belas Louise Belomizy Mildred Marie Bucchi Mary Elizabeth Chaponis Mary Elizabeth Contois Elizabeth Mary Deminski Marion Dougherty John Charles Draczynski Barbara Hindle Johnson John Charles Draczynski Mary Germaine Fortin Mary Jeanne Fortin Dorothy Bertha Bachman Shirley Ruth Baehr Marjorie Evelyn Bean Louise Belomizy Mildred Marie Bucchi Dolly Adeline Cannamela Mary Elizabeth Chaponis Mary Elizabeth Contois Elizabeth Mary Deminski Marion Dougherty Robert Johnson Ely Lillian Anne Falk Sylvia Celia Field Shirley Ruth Baehr Gertrude Teresa Roy Margaret Anna Judd Dorothy Bertha Bachman Dolly Adeline Cannamela Mary Elizabeth Chaponis Mary Elizabeth Contois Elizabeth Mary Deminski Arthur Alex Edgarian Lillian Anne Falk Lillian June Fleming Jack J. Felth Raymond George Fisher Genevieve Grybowski Lucy Theresa Gurski Barbara Hindle Johnson Margaret Anna Judd Edwin Saul Koplowitz Dawn June Messenger Helen Marion Miglinas Aldona Ruth Montville John George Moses, Jr. SPECIAL HONORS ART Aldona Ruth Montville BOOKKEEPING Raymond Arthur Huck Henry Anthony Kowalczyk Anne Madelyn Pozniak ENGLISH Genevieve Grybowski Harry Harotian Estelle Antoinette Hayes Bernice Edythe Horn Barbara l-lindle Johnson Margaret Anna Judd Edwin Saul Koplowitz Neffie Lampros Adeline Litke Evelyn Barbara Maciorowski Dawn June Messenger Helen Dorothy Miezlaiskis Helen Marion Miglinas Aldona Ruth Montville FRENCH Anna Ida Scalise Madeline Veronica Sherry GERMAN Bernard Oswald Schultz HISTORY Marjorie Rose Fleitzer Margaret Anna Judd Edward Aloysius McMahan Karl A. Mandl Dawn June Messenger Helen Marion Miglinas Shirley Merriman Prescher Evelyn Augusta Ranges Edith Iona Pascoe Evelyn Augusta Ranges Lucy Christine Reckert Margaret Elizabeth Remington Dominic Michael Romeo Marion Frances Scheunemann Margaret Mary Smith Mary Marcia Speziale Edward John Stupack Anne Therese Tyc Beatrice Pearl Werner Shirley Merriman Preseher Evelyn Augusta Ranges Margaret Mary Tanguay Edith Iona Pascoe Evelyn Augusta Ranges Lucy Christine Reckert Rosemary Regan Margaret Elizabeth Remington Anne Barbara Rygliszin Marion Frances Schuenemann Madeline Veronica Sherry Margaret Mary Smith Virginia Ruth Sperl Mary Marcia Speziale Anne Theresa Tyc Beatrice Pearl Werner Beatrice Pea rl Werner Lucy Christine Reckcrt Rosemary Regan Margaret Elizabeth Remington Cele Phyllis Senk Margaret Mary Smith Mary Marcia Speziale Doris Lillian Zisk Page 5 8 TEV" Shirley Ruth Baehr Marion Frances Schuenemann William Harrison Banford Mary Elizabeth Contois Eleanor T. Anderson William Harrison Banford Richard William Bray josephirie Virginia Blancate Lucy Theresa Gurski Dorothy Bertha Bachman Irene Barbara Barwikowski Pauline Theresa Boncal joseph Stanley Dabkowski Elizabeth Mary Deminski Dorothy Bertha Bachman jack j. Felth Henry joseph Dymkowski john Belas john Belas Benjamin E. Bishop iifl g I ' 'ff I I l ix' ii .-W -fn L LATIN Madeline Veronica Sherry Virginia Ruth Sperl MATHEMATICS Ann Alice Klimas Edwin Saul Koplowitz SCIENCE Mary Elizabeth Contois Robert johnson Ely Genevieve Grybowski SEWING Catherine Constance Kobela Neffie Lampros STENOGRAPHY Gladys Rose jablonski julia Annette jakubczyk Emily H. Kassey Helen Veronica Kozakiewicz Helen Frances Kurtyka TYPEWRITING Irene Barbara Barwikowski Lucy Marie Ciaffaglione TRADE COURSES AUTOMOBILE Francis j. Ritchie Dominic Michael Romeo CARPENTRY Leo Peter Wrobel ENGLISH Raymond George Fisher MACHINE Raymond George Fisher Ladislaus A, Matyszczyk MATHEMATICS Raymond George Fisher Dominic Michael Romeo Other Awards Beatrice Pearl Werner Edith Iona Pascoe Beatrice Pearl Werner Bernice Edythe Horn Margaret Elizabeth Remington Marion Frances Schuenemann Barbara jane Shaw Evelyn Barbara Maciorowski Helen Marion Miglinas Helen Dorothy Miezlaiskis Lucy Christine Reckert Anne Therese Tyc Elizabeth Mary Deminski Casimer joseph Zyla Edward john Stupack Edward john Stupack THE BAUSCH AND LOMB HONORARY SCIENCE AWARD For the greatest progress in three years of scientific studies CMeda1j ROBERT jOHNSON ELY AWARD OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OF RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE For excellence in mathematics and science qiviedaip WILLIAM HARRISON BANFORD Page 59 .7,,l' wg' W F I ' 1 L a .,. tw S Page 60 C33 J . ,f - I wi n , v' 5 A1 4 1 . we Y ,W gn nfl p I ' Y K ' I RAYMOND SIGURD ANDERSON New Britain, Conn. "Ray" September 2, 1919 MA man beloved, a man elect of men" Who would think that the twentieth century Romeo spent his leisure time playing the role of minister in the Amphion Club produc- tion. 'iRay", although a pleasing dresser, does not put too much faith in the statement, "Clothes make the man," He supplements his appearance with an active personality and a set of good marks. With a set-up like this, any fears for his success are surely unfounded. President 1937 Graduating Classg Amphion Club. EVELYN AUGUSTA RANGES New Britain, Conn. "Evey" February 25, 1920 "She moves a goddess, and she looks a queen" Evelyn is the first person we ever saw who lived twenty-eight hours in a twenty-four hour day. One would think that with such a variety of interests and accomplishments, Evelyn would have difficulty doing any one thing well. The fact is, she does have trouble doing but one thing and that is doing nothing. This most remarkable young lady does each and every task in a manner worthy of praise and emulation. Her dramatic abilities as proven by Amphion Club successes mark her as an ardent daughter of Thespis. We can do nothing under the circumstances but predict for this girl a grand and glorious future. Class Vice President 1, 2, 3gSecretary Amphion Club, Girls' League, Editor-in-Chief Beehive. ARTHUR THEODORE NEUMANN New Britain, Conn. "Dutch" February 26, 1918 'Al'll woo her as the lion woos his brides" "Dutch" was born with a spoon in his hand instead of his mouth. 'Cow pasture pool,"-golf to you, holds "Dutch's" attention most of the year. i'Dutch" is holder of the City Championship in this none to easy game. ' CTake it from ye editorj. The most astounding thing is that he remains around school although he has had several offers of positions. Perhaps its because he is class-treasurer, or it may be due to a certain resident of East Street, Regardless of why he stays many of N. B. H. Sfs well-known "hackers" would do well to listen to 'iArt" tell a few of the finer points of that grand old game called A'golf." Class Treasurer. ADELINE LITKE New Britain, Conn. "Ad" june 15, 1919 "Light is the dance" Shes glamorous and over amorous and the first to display fashions newest. "Ad" is slim and small and trips around the building with an air of dignity stopping here and there to chat with this or that person-male or female. However, the Phi Sigma Post claims most of her attention. Dancing? 'iAd's" in her glory when shes on the floor waltzing to some romantic melody or trotting to some peppy ditty. Of course, 'iAd" believes her certain someone is theuonly one to make a dance complete. Schoolwork has had "Ads utmost concentration in the past and it can't help but bring hemluck in the future. f 1 V' 'P , . ' --f-i.:-uhh '- Class Secretary f,L2,' 33 Girls' League, Phi Sigma Sorority. Q .Ui an JOHN ERNEST ABRAHAMSON New York, New York flake" February 21, 1918 "An optimist and sport complete in bowling, he is hard to beat" Tall, good-natured 'ijaken spends most of his hours at Rip Van Winkle's favorite pastime, bowling. He spends his time in bowling Or some such pleasant sport, When comes the time, we'll bet a dime, Some nice young girl he'll court. Strikes and spares, "-jake". Page 61 vi pr I ' W K I , if-fi I T: ,. I A I far M WILLIAM CHARLES ALBERT New Britain, Conn. "Bill" january 15, 1919 "Deep versed in books, and shallow in himseU" For a picture of good nature personihed, we present to you "Bill" Albert. Tall, light and afraid of the women, we fear the day when he getsuthat way" about someone, for you know the old saying, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall." At present the aforesaid gentle- man is spending the greater part of his time studying, so we had best continue on our way, and let him at his studies stay. MARTHA ABRAHAMSON New Britain, Conn. September 1, 1919 "A silent face often has voice and words" Martha is that quiet peacefully demure young lady observed in the North Wing at most any hour of the day. Under that quiet demeanor, Martha hides a grand sense of humor and a great love of winter sports. An armful of books is often deceiving, but not in Martha's case for her graph cards reveal the wonderful truth. Mar- tha's sure to be the best of private secretarys if she keeps up the good work. BERNICE ADAMS New Britain, Conn. 'iBernie" March 9, 1919 'iTalking comes by nature, silence by wisdom" Folks, meet "Bernie" Adams, the envy of every "pee-wee" in school for, you see, "Bernie" stands 6 feet in her stocking feet. Talking seems to be iiBernie's" hobby but, nevertheless, everyone is enhanced by her sociable nature. Well, since she craves adventure, were send- ing her forth with the best of luck in meeting adventure around every COFHCF. LUCY ALBRO New Britain, Conn. i'Lu" August 16, 1920 'The pupil of impulse, itforced her along" Impulse! The mere suggestion of the word brings Lucy to mind. I.ucy's impulsiveness has sometimes carried her to the utmost depths of despair, but generosity has conquered impulsiveness. "And victory is mine," cried she. That generous nature has won her a score of friends. These two qualities, balancing each other throughout life will surely bring her success and the best of luck. CHARLES JOSEPH ALEX New Britain, Conn. September 24, 1919 " He must have iron nails that scratcheth with a bear" 'iNitroglycerin" is the nearest thing to this gentleman. Be care- ful how you shake him up, he is liable to explode. Short but powerful, "Al" is a bit shy when it comes to schoolwork, but not when it comes to fisticuffs. Page 62 i?"lI . V P' wel I ' fr n I I . I M . i' v CARL ANDREW ANDERSON, JR. Worcester, Mass. May 6, 1919 "Who made thee a prince and judge over us?" A'Red" is the first one home at noon from school, One would think he was glad to leave, the way he "ducks" out of that North Wing and i'cuts" for home. Maybe he's hungry, or perhaps he Hgures that the sooner he gets home the sooner he can come back. We wonder! EDNA MARTHA ALLEGRESSA New Britain, Conn. "Eddie" March 3, 1919 A' Her eyes with simple truth were stored" A mischievous look in her eyes denotes a sense of humor, hidden beneath her quiet manner. i'Eddie" takes her schoolwork oh, so seriously, and has very little time for the opposite sex, Her one im- portant hobby is dancing, and plenty of it. The very best of luck for continued happiness and success. ARLINE INGRID ANDERSON New Britain, Conn. "Polly" june 9, 1919 "What service was I to the world" Arline is an answer to a teachers prayer. She is an excellent student, has a pleasing personality and is just about A No. 1. Arline eagerly grasps every opportunity that is of an intellectual value, but superiority is just out of her line. She has already done wonders in typewriting and shorthand, and success will surely meet her wherever s e turns. Chorus g Girls' League. s BEATRICE ANDERSON New Britain, Conn. "Bea" August 28, 1919 "She who warbles on through life, Will find good thing.: without much strife" 1-lark! Theres that whistling noise again. Of course, it's 'ABea" Anderson, that extremely popular blonde who has whistled, sung, or danced every popular tune "ragged" 'ABea" laughs at worries and school has been the very least of her worries, but incidently, that certain A'Gonsolidated" gentleman has creased a frown into her brow. We're wondering A'Bea!" However, with that radiant personality and her many friends shes bound to succeed in her future life in the "big city." Delta Gamma Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. GEORGE CHARLES ANDERSON New Britain, Conn. "Andy" April 26, 1918 "The people who hunt are the right people" Whether it is an offspring of his stamp collecting or not A'Andy" is "stuck" on the weaker sex. CSO calledj Yes, "Andy" has a collec- tion of stamps Cancl girlsj which would do credit to any philatelist, young or old. As George is planning on a government job, it looks as if he is buying his way to his future position by his wholesale stamp purchases. Good luck to George, to his stamps, to his albums. Page I fx ,, I Q Q k - , -:if I If WILLIAM JOHN BOLLMAN New Britain, Conn. "Bill" November 25, 1917 "A workman that needeth not to be ashamed" "Bill" and "Betty"-a true story book title for a sweet young romance. But enough of the romantic side. "Bill" is a real worker, he being the one responsible for the cleanliness in many of our classrooms. Not content with doing schoolwork of two kinds, 'iBill" also has made a name for himself in DeMolay circles. Heres to romance, "Bill," DeMolay, ELEANOR ANDERSON ew Britain, Conn. "Elie" july 9, 1919 "Those eyes. the greenest of things blue, The bluest of things grey" A wee look from those two large eyes that means "come hither" in any language, plus a "million-dollar" smile equals "Ellie" Anderson. Although she is the shyest of shy "Elie" has a host of friends who know that beneath that shyness dwells a wealth of humor. "Elie" can also be seen swinging a wicked racket on the Badminton courts of the Y most any Monday night Whatever the future may have in store for Elie we re wishing her the best of luck mp 1Ol'l l'al'Ylal2lC U , ICC F651 Ent IFS Cagble. X A if D' 'Cib-v' P Ad G'l"L MARY MARGARET ANNEAR New Britain, Conn. October 27, 1918 'Be gaily dressed, dance and sing" ls she coming? l'll say she is. Mary's pretty. blonde hair has caused exclamations of wonder and surprise among the "Bims" of the school. How does she get those curls? Well, that's a big secret. Mary is a so-oo popular sorority young lady who patronizes every dance that comes to town and not only the town dances! A good time is anticipated when Mary is around and her clothes are always a novel attraction. We hope her future holds every bit of luck in the world. Delta Gamma Sigma Sorority. MARGARET APOSTALON New Britain, Conn. "Molly" December 7, 1918 " Hand, head, and heart go together in art" Behold our bashful little Greek scholar who would argue 'til doomsday for the sake of dear old "Greece" Molly loves art, but oh my, she likes to paint, guess what-those very unwelcome pungent vegetables-peppers and onions, Although she is very studious, those delicious odors must excite some inner organ for she is often very gay and musical. Keep up that lively spirit and fellow pals will come aflocking, CShe says she l'1asn't any at presentj WILLIAM HARRISON BANF ORD Hartford, Conn. "Bill" November 13, 1919 "Boys should study those things which will be useful to them when they are grown up" "Bill" is one half of the greatest little chemistry team that ever set foot in this school. Ask "Dick" Bray, These are two boys who spent much of the Chemistry period making eyes at Miss Vivian. Stick to Chemistry, "Bill." Page 64 . aw' ll al p u Q W k I,- f I WARREN BAYRAM New Britain, Conn. "Beansey" August 29, 1919 "There is a reward for what is done" Now where do you suppose that nickname came from? You guessed it! What could be a better reason for that than "Beansey's" intense love of that famed product of dear old Boston. "Beansey" spends most of his time attending to two rather lucrative positions. During the interim he periodically visits that "little brick building just off Franklin Square." Track. ANNA ELLEN ARZOLITIS New Britain, Conn. july 18, 1919 'Shyness versus sports" Loyalty, dependability, and promptness have classified 'iAnne" as an outstanding pupil. Although "Anne" is apparently shy and nervous during classes, her great love of sports has trademarked her 'iDynamite." CWhat a name for a shy blondelj Well, we all know shes a great sport with a shy but charming manner, so here's hoping shes headed for a successful future. ALICE BATES AVERY New Britain, Conn, May 15, 1920 "Cay, dancing youth of mirth and ease, Her heart all men doth please" Alice is that vivacious, well-dressed Alpha girl observed Hitting thither and yon. She is ever ready with a story or joke, and is well- known as an allfround good sport. Alice is a graceful dancer, grand pal, and consequently has a score of friends, especially males, Alice is keenly interested in New Hampshire, and is seen wearing a pendant marked with a Do you get it? Well, happy landings, to her, at Posse Physical Education College, her future abode. Alpha Alpha Sorority, Amphion Club, Rainbow, Girls' League, junior College Club Basketball, Y. lvl. C. A. DOROTHY BERTHA BACHMAN Elm Hill, Newington "Dot" April 18, 1920 A'Stuclies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability" "Dot" is Newingtons own and has Newington a right to be proud! You bet it has. Gregg Shorthand Pins have "flowed like water" into Dots outstretched palms. Although 'iDot" is a star in stenography her other subjects shine just as brightly, and her helping hand has acclaimed many friends. We know those capable fingers will carry 'iDot" far, so here's wishing her the best of luck, PAUL BAKANAS New Britain, Conn. january 11, 1918 "Greater and less do not alter kind" A 'itower of strength" literally and figuratively speaking, Paul formed the backbone of our most recent basketball squad. A product of the Boys' Club and a "finished" product indeed, Paul bids well to succeed in our world of woe. If he shows the power in life, he shows on the court, Paul can coast most of the way. Page 65 lle""i i i W e l , 1 . I Zi I ' he K - , fl .Boil I l C' "ms: JOHN HILLIARD BEEBE New Britain, Conn. "jack" March 26, 1917 " His strength is to sit still" A real "man about school", "jack" spends his time sitting in his car Cso calledj outside the North Wing. We have yet to observe him enter our fair school. Also we have yet to see him mad. "Chief get to football games early" would make a good nickname for ujackf' Chorus, Glee Club. SHIRLEY RUTH BAEHR New Britain, Conn. September 20, 1920 "Every door is barred with gold and opens but to golden keys" What is a Girls' League social without Shirley? Where would Miss McAuley be without Shirley? That, my dear friends, is hard to answer for Shirley is a born manager of social affairs. Although Shirley is one of our youngest members, her academic rating is some- thing to marvel at. Dont we all envy that "gray matter" that is stored beneath that blonde head? Shirley is not a dull person for her giggles are every-ready and her original ejaculations have ranked her high in popularity. Shirley's ambitions change often but right now it's to be a laboratory technician so Good Luck, Shirley, Director of Social Activities of Girls' League, Secretary-Treasurer of junior College Club, Delta Gamma Sigma Sorority. MARGARET DOROTHY BALINSKAS New Britain, Conn. A'Doc" November 26, 1918 "Still sweet fall of music" is the quiet type of a girl who prefers to study music rather than English or History. Boys don't occupy much of her attention because she has a certain heart-throb on the brain at the present time. Oh, well, she must have something to occupy her attentions. "Doc" is sure to go far. We hope to hear of her fame in the musical world some day. Women's Glee Club, Musical Club, Girls' League, DOROTHY BLANCHE BARBOUR New Britain, Conn. "Dany" October 31, 1919 "Her tongue keeps pace with her kneedles" "Dot" is a talkative young person possessed with a wit and per- sonality that has endeared her to all who know her. 'iDotty's" in- terest centers around dancing and knitting, and her chic ideas spring up like weeds in a garden. But she is planning on a vigorous secre- tary's career in the future. We heap our wishes for her success. Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. ROBERT BELLINGER Southington, Conn. "Bob" March 25, 1920 "Be merry and wise" Robert Bellinger, better known as "Caliban," is struggling in graduation throes. Being a scholar, "Bob" claims he needs no other subject but English and only English, because that subject is required. He also has sixteen periods of office work down in the gym. He takes a shower every period because he paid his towel dues two years ago and was unable to take any then. Who says he's all wet? ' Page 66 ll ,. I ' Q i I ,n f --. DONALD BERNARD BIRNBAUM New Britain, Conn. "Don" August 22, 1919 "A nickname is the hardest stone that the devil can throw at a mann The collecting of nicknames seems to be 'iDon's" fad. Among those on his extensive list are 'iDon," "Berp," "Fatso," and i'Bernie." Of these he prefers the first, although his friends seem to have a hanker- ing for "Berp." After all, "Don," even Shakespeare said, "What's in a name?" Blue Jays-Basketball, F. O. A IRENE BARBARA BARWIKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Renee" March 4, 1920 "As quiet as a wasp in orLe's ear" Irene, the human jack rabbit, has never been known to stay i'put" very long. She races here and there, and those who try to keep track of her are veritably running in a merry-go-round. lrene is also known to cause plenty of noise for her size, Well, "Renee" plans to be a stenographer. She should pick a young employergthey like 'em noisy. Phi Omega Sorority. MARJORIE EVELYN BEAN Franklin, Mass. "Marge" August 15, 1919 "Eager in pursuit of studies and labor" "Marge" hails from that ever-growing community, Newington junction. Her favorite past-time is baseball and Newington fans will agree that "Marge" misses very few games. lt must be that hero in the red and blue jacket. Did we guess it, "Marge?" Marge has ambitiously pursued all her subjects and has achieved excellent results Keep up the good work, "Marge," and you'll head for a bright, sunny future at Storrs College. WANDA AGNES BIALKOWSKI Hartford, Conn. April 6, 1919 "She is sometimes an unquiet person" Wanda is unusually quiet but she can be extremely lively outside of school. She has many friends who will miss her cheery greetings and sparkling smile. Wanda's ambitious nature has persuaded her to enter some higher institution, and we know it will greet her with open arms. JOHN JOSEPH BOYLE New Britain. Conn. jack" September o, 1919 'tHe makes people pleased with him by first making them pleased with themselves' ' 'Jack' is the ever smiling manager of our worthy tennis team. This Belvidere "lad" rejoices in the smack of racket on ball. He is quite a boy on the court or among the "women," As 'ijackh says, "Love-fifteen." Tennis Teamg BandgTrack. l I I . , , n , 11 41 .W A ia!" nel ,, I ' 'f . ,, I RICHARD WILLIAM BRAY Hartford, Conn. "Rich" September 30, 1919 'Opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making" This 'iapple of Mr. Campbells eye" delights in acquiring good marks, especially in the science classes. He can be found most any afternoon haunting either lvlr, Campbell, or the "lab," and many times both. Happy haunting, A'Richie." ELROSE UNIAC BICKERTON Chester, Conn. "Ellie" january 20, 1920 "Let us give attention to serious matters" Elrose is very conscientious in all she attempts and helping neigh- bors out of difficulty is her specialty. Though she may be very serious minded and regard all important events with an eagle eye, she cer- tainly gets a big kick out of a good laugh. It relieves monotony, doesnt it, E1rose7 'AE1lie" has her big moments, of course, but right now her one big object is T. C. C. where September will Find her stu- diously expanding her knowledge. Good Luck, "Ellie" Girls' Leagueg junior College Club. EMMA FREDA BILO New Britain, Conn. "Porky" December 8, 1919 "1 am capable ofa tune" "Porky" is a good-natured brunette who has taken school not too seriously, but has gotten along very well, thank you. Skating, swim- ming and hiking are her chief hobbies but right now piano playing stems to occupy most of her time. Emma is known as "Porky" to her more intimate friends so 'Porkyn Cwe may call you "Porky"j success and happiness to you. secretary. Girls' League. into the loges with their girls. it ii PAULINE BONCAL 2 New Britain, Conn. "Mitzi' September 17 1919 "Her special duty is to help others Pleasure never interferes with A'Mitzies school work Because her own high marks have caused her no worry Mitzie has developed the knack of worrying about someone else s marks No truer helpmate has been found for befriending a pupil in distress than Mitzie S if we see silver strands peering through those brunette tresses we ll know someones troubles are burdoning her shoulders She deserves I only the best of luck in her pursuit toward her goal a private JOHN BUTLER New Britain, Conn, ujack' May 1 1919 "A friend in need, is afriend indeed Sturdy, staunch, and straight as an arrow he stands handling his searchlight with an amazing dexterity When spoken to he answers in the crisp, concise manner one would expect from a person in his station. Oh, no, he is not from West Point but only our own jack Butler, red-headed, easy-going usher. More power to jack but he ought to give his friends a break the next time they try to sneak ixfyfri l nr I ' ft K - , 'f' I ,w , .,f' e THOMAS PETER CABELUS New Britain, Conn. iiTom" December 3, 1918 "Small fish are better than none" " ....., at least ten pounds but the son-of-a-gun got away." Who could that be spinning hsh stories? Why, none other than "Tom," winding up another lecture on l'How to Catch Our Finny CNot Funnyl Brethren." Our hulking gridiron hero is nothing but an "Isaak Walton" at heart so if your ear is in a mood to be "bent," have "Tom" tell you about the "whopper" that got away. A fisherman from stem to stern, lf you listen to him you never will learn. Student Council, Football '35, '36, Basketball '35, '36. HELENE MAE BOROVIAK Norwalk, Conn. "Chubby" December 28, 1919 HA joke often settles things better" Helene is our dark-haired damsel strutting around the school telling a joke and laughing at her own humor. Ah! but you see Helene's jokes are really good and we don't blame her forlaughing. Helenejust can't seem to buckle down to accomplish much schoolwork, and when she does get ambition, she puts all the teachers in a whirl. Well, we hope her future life will always be bright with success. Phi Omega Sorority. MARY DOROTHY BOUZAVICH New Britain, Conn. September 23, 1919 'ATU every tune she'll dance" Personality plus-thats Mary. l-ler jolly disposition has won her a long list of friends. Oh, by the way, the fact has not been generally broadcasted, but Mary is considered an excellent i'trucker." Dancing feet and personality make a grand combination, so, whether it's Broad- way or Hollywood, may good luck speed her on her way. Rho Sigma Rho Sorority. 8 15,4 .. if Y as f 1: , .", lifilii , 2: 'ei . , is y I Q L CLEO MILDRED BRAY Orland, Maine "Pat" january 3, 1919 . "Theres the humor of it" L 2, "Pat" is a Newingtonite who has recently shifted her attention . from the old Newington gang to the attention of a certain young man. ' lt's O. K., Cleo. We know he must offer a greater attraction. Though - our friend "Pat" is small in stature, she has an abundant store of , 1 vitality and a good sense of humor. We hope all her landings will be , .. 1 happy ones. N. B. S. T. S. A.A. 2, 3, 4. JOHN G. SHIMCHICK Meriden, Conn. "Shimmy" january 8, 1918 ' 'Music hath charmfsometimes' ' "Shimmy" made an excellent record for himself in the Trade School. He completed his course in the Electrical Department and has already proved that he knows his trade by holding down a regular job. l-le gets a great deal of pleasure out of picking a banjo. Those who have to listen to him say the pleasure is all "Shimmy's." Page 69 i ' . Pi vi u 1 ff K - , -if I iw u i ALFRED PHILIP CASSELLA New Britain, Conn. "Doc" August 25, 1918 "Drink to me only with thine eyes" "Doc" is always up to date in more ways than one. Of course, we all realize that he prefers his schoolwork to blondes, but that is natural at New Britain High. He is a good man at the ball diamond, and an asset to anyones baseball nine. Let's hope that "Al" can stay as sweet as he is. Track, Basketball. ANNA MAY BRUNETTE Portland, Conn. "Ann" May 14, 1919 "Float upon the wings of silence" Anna is seen rather than heard, for her very studious nature keeps her completely occupied, All her many friends find her a willing confidante and one who can be depended upon to the utmost. Anna hopes to fill a secretarial position after graduation, and we sincerely wish her the best of luck in anything that may arise before her. MILDRED MARIE BUCCI-II New Britain, Conn. 'iMillie" May 13, 1920 H Her pleaxure in her power to please" Make everyone feel at ease is "Mil1ie's" principle aim in life. Well, "Millie", you've had a grand start as is shown by your many friends who will vouch for your sunny disposition. However, "Mi1lie's"chief ambition is to be the best dressmaker in the country, lf she keeps up the conscientious studying, she'll surely sail right up to her goal. Girls' League. MYRTLE ELSIE BUECHNER New Britain, Conn, "Myrt" September 27, 1919 'Like a rose in all its tender beauty" "Myrt" is just about the most attractive girl we can claim for our own, That honey-colored hair has everyone all a-twitter. But "Myrt" also conceals a great deal of intelligence under those curls. She's a good student and a grand sport every minute of the day. How- ever, her main interest in life lies outside of school at present, Well, someones getting a bundle of sweetness when they capture "Myrt." Good luck to her. Alpha Mu Sorority, Girls' League, Musical Club. FRANK CECERE New Britain, Conn. "Frank" September 18, 1918 "Often and little eating makes a man fat" The man who said. 'Laugh and grow fat," must have known "Frank." He has a very busy time. When not scaring "little' irls up in the library or managing some athletic squad, he is busy buying pink pills for pituitary glands. "Frank" is a congenial soul, always ready to laugh with or at you, depending on his mood. We wonder what Coach Shea will do when "Frank" passes out of the portals of our fair school for the final time. Delta Xi Fraternity. Page 70 'F W , , wt f NEJITW: fly I 'Y tl, I SONJA CYNTHIA OLES New Britain, Conn. "Sonj" january 20, 1919 "Integrity will never cease" A sense of humor is very typical of Sophie who has lately preferred the name "Sonja " Maybe it's more distinguished for that certain brunette who occupys so much of her time. i'Sonja" loves to dance but she can still maintain an active interest in schoolwork. Somehow it seems improbable, but it's the truth. When i'Sonja" steps out into the business world some employer is going to be mighty, mighty lucky. HELEN SOPHIA BURAK New Britain, Conn. "Chubbie" March 25, 1918 "Not many things cheaper than laughter" "Chubbie" appears to be a quiet girl, but behind that quiet dignity there is a great sense of humor. A spontaneous ripple of laughter grips Helen's listeners when she emits that very comical giggle. Helen also looks for a good time wherever she goes. Some future employer will be lucky in securing Helen. MARION BURDA New Britain, Conn. March 8, 1918 MBaseballfan complete" Marion gives the impression of being very shy, but have you ever glimpsed or spied upon Marion at a baseball game? Her intimate friends will tell you that baseball holds a decided attraction for Marion, and that she certainly Hloosens-up" at the old ball games. Perhaps H11 be hearing from a Secretary of the New York Giants. Right, anon? HELEN ROSE "Apparel oft proclai her favorite game-tennis. But Helen quickest possible way to develop a w "star" in Chemistry. Ask him! Upsilon Lambda Phi Fraternity. New Britain, Conn. "Shorts" . at all CALOS june 30, 1918 ms the man" What she lacks in height she makes up in effort. Heighttcertainly does not interfere with Helen's pep, vim and vigor when she s playing 's ambition is not to be a second , Helen Wills Moody, but another Adrian. Well, she haslall the quali- ties of a good dressmaker, so just keep in mind that patience is a virtue." Tennis. GERALD ARNOLD COHEN New Britain, Conn. 'ljerryh August 23, 1919 "The more knave the better luck" "jerry" has great faith in "Mother Nature." 'Lady Luck" is also in his date book. To see him "tear" around in his coupe is the eak heart. i'jerry" is another Page 71 lll'a+""' 1 if I - 1 K ' I 1' -' ravi WALTER JOHN CUBLES New Britain, Conn. "Banner" February 15, 1919 "The happy man is he who knows the world and cares not for il" Short, stocky "Wally" is a permanent resident of Walnut Hill Park during the football season. During the winter he resides in the gym of the N. B. H. S. He believes that the best way to keep in condition is to stay away from the classroom, From the looks of things, he is not alone in this belief. MARJORIE ADELINE CAMPBELL New Britain, Conn. "Menagerie" july 23, 1919 " Young ambitions ladder" "Marge" is an all-round honor student, ln every subject she excels and does her best work in everything she attempts. From dawn 'til dusk she's full of ambition and is exceedingly courteous. Now, 'iMarge" may be the quiet type, but as the old saying goes, "Quiet girls often go the farthest." 1-Ier personality and ability to make friends will carry her far along any path that she may choose. Rainbow . DOLLY ADELINE CANNAMELA New Britain, Conn. March 27, 1919 A' Happy is she who has well employed her time" Dolly's snappy rejoiners and giggles have branded her as the "pep- piest gal in school." Ah! but those witty remarks serve as a shield for her intelligence, for her scholastic record has been a remarkable achievement! When not seen in school, Dolly can generally be found participating in the South Church affairs. We wish her complete st ccess, but before she goes, we wish Dolly would give us the key to her storage plant of vitality. xi -, , 4 . SOPHIE CAPETAN New Britain, Conn. September 17, 1918 "Ambition, thou art not without" Because of her charming disposition and catching smile, Sophie has made many friends. Ambition is right down her street and school- work comes before pleasure in any and all instances. She is musically inclined and is a member of the school orchestra. Well, music fur- nishes a major joy in life. Her one ambition is to be a member of Rubinoffs orchestra and it will probably come true. O rchest ra . MORRIS CROSKY Lynn, Mass. "Cross" June 7, 1919 'AI fly from pleasure, because pleasure has ceased to please" Morris, outside of "Bobby" Clark, is the schools leading scholar. Tall but stocky. "lVlorry" is easily recognized in any classroom. We have not heard where he plans to continue his studies but we know he will succeed. Oceans of luck, "lVIorry." Page 72 YL 1 fy, 113' lial gf, V I - ' if 0? I ,. 1 MICHAEL JOSEPH CWICKLA Hartford, Conn. 'Chickn August 8, 1918 "He was a burning and shining light" "Chick" is a person who does not take his sports serious, but if he really tried to play golf, we are sure he would do wonders. We wonder whether A'Chick" is going to go to Hollywood or stay in Newington to ride the trolley to the big cities of New Britain and Hartford, As far as driving a car is concerned, he should drive an ambulance or a Ere truck. Take it easy, "Chick. MARGARET LOUISE CARLSON New Britain, Conn. i'Peggy" February 12, 1920 "Tis true, gold can do much, but beauty more" Our No. 1 glamour girl. A'Peg," is that tall, sophisticated and well dressed young lady who works overtime dominating the Phi Sigma post. She has that "certain something" that attracts numerous glances from the opposite sex land shall we say to the opposite sexl Sports and dances seem to occupy "Pegs" spare time, but they dis- tract her only to a certain degree and after that-well you guess. A'Peg" excels in stenography so naturally secretarial work is her goal. Good luck, A'Peg," Girls' League, Phi Sigma Sorority, Member of Student Council, Member of Prom Committee. RUTH VIVIAN CARLSON New Britain, Conn, july 26, 1919 "Blushing is virtues color" "Ruthie" is that fair complexioned blonde who has the grace to blush at every embarrassing situation. And, oh my friends, she blushes not a delicate pink, but a flaming red. Never mind, "Ruthie," that blush has won you many a lifelong friend. Although your mind has been wandering from schoolwork recently, we know that your future will be rosy. fAnd that is not a pun.j Glee Club, Musical Club. VIOLET ELEANOR CARLSTROM New Britain, Conn. HEI" july 11 1919 'Just of thy word. in every thought sincere Attention human chatterboxes! Here is your chance to safely confide your gossip. "El" is an excellent listener who will let you ramble on and on with absolutely no interference Uust how much do you absorb, "El7"D She is very quiet but her thoughtfulness and generosity far surpass her quiet manner as her close acquaintances will reveal. Society matrons, beware! For El loves to entertain and her desire is to be an excellent hostess. Good Luck El and here s hoping the green light will beckon you constantly onward JOSEPH THOMAS D AQUILA New Britain, Conn. "joe" February I8 1919 "Gentleman and scholar "joe" is a real scholar, at least to look at his marks one is led to that opinion. Whether his mental conditions are condusive to study or whether he has yet to fall in love we cannot say but one or th other has been profitable to him in regard to his marks p i g. I 1 l 1' 1 A i - -rc 4 JOSEPH STAN DABKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. i'Dabbs" March 18, 1920 "An all around man, complete in himseU"' l-1e's ha in s irit with soul so a PPY P E Y, He never does worry from day to day. He's ready with help, when comes a need, To be a friend, his earnest creed. So watch him while he plays life's game And rises upward, on to fame. Track , lntra-Mural Basketball. RITA MARIE CAYER New Britain, Conn. july 7, 1919 "Happy are the good" Rita is full of that energetic spirit that bubbles over every hour of the day. Her dancing eyes rove from one "Frat" post to another, rivets on one special gentleman and bang he is enraptured by the sparkle that glows in her eyes. My! she's cuter than Venus, and has she got charm! A giggle accompanies Rita everywhere she wanders, and although it may e a decided annoyance to teachers, it is an ex- cellent 'icheerer-upper." Our best wishes heaped upon her for success, combined with her many charms, will surely bring Rita a happy future. Beta Mu Sorority, Girls' League. MARY ELIZABETH CHAPONIS New Britain, Conn. A'Chappy" March 25, 1919 " No truer truth than by music" "Chappy" is a golden haired pianist who can play most anything, jazz or classical, at a moments notice-and play it well, too. Her musical ability has made her a welcome member of that well-known "Popularity Group." 'iChappy" never seems to get ruffled, but calmly drifts through life taking things as a joke. She is characterized by one trait and that is, 'il take my time." Whether Mary is headed for a musical or secretarial future, may it bring her the best of luck. Chorus, Glee Clubs, Girls' League, Musical Club, Orchestra. MARY MARLENE CHOMKO New Britain, Conn. 'iMae" November 9, 1919 'Break no promise, serve no private end" "A promise made is a promise kept"-that's Marys motto. What- ever circumstances arise she will never try to 'icrawl out" ofa promise. Although Mary is very quiet, her acquaintances know her to have a cheery word of greeting for all her friends. Mary takes her work very seriously, and promises to make someone an excellent private secretary. Good Luck, "Mae" Girls' League. PAUL JOHN DERAIL Montreal, Canada December 13, 1917 "A rider unequaled-a .Sportsman complete, A rum one to follow, a bad one to beat" Basketball and dancing are Pauls pet sports. Even a close in- spection shows no distinct preference, but we have an idea which he would pick if he had to choose between the two. A bit of wavy hair and a staccato chatter in regard to the merits of this or that basketball team usually marks Paul's appearance in a group. 'Best wishes, Paul. Theta Sigma Fraternity, Basketball. Page 74 M wa-"II at p I ' , ff " 's- ,H ' J 3 'A' ' I LEROY JOSEPH DERY New Britain, Conn. August 26, 1918 "lt is better to be faithful than famous" LeRoy the mighty mite. To those who know him he could easily be the original proponent of good fellowship and cheerfulness. Sometimes at odds with his studies but never with his friends, we know LeRoy will make good. LUCY M. CIAFFAGLIONE New Britain, Conn. August ll, 1919 'Small people have great souls" Now, Lucy, just where did you shrink from? lt's been a source of amazement to us how you, the tiniest of girls, can conceal so much ambition and intelligence. Your assistance to Mr. Catlin has been invaluable and we're wondering how he will manage without you. You are also known to have calmed the quaking knees of those sum- moned to the main office where you are an able clerk We appreciate that, Lucy, and we're wishing you a straight, clear pathway to a brilli- ant future. Iota Nu Sorority, Girls' League. DOROTHY ELIZABETH CONNOLLY New Britain, Conn, i'Dot" August 20, 1918 i"1'he quiet mind is richer than a crown" "Dot" is a quiet, likeable lass who is marked by her ability to wear exceedingly "chic" clothes. ln school and out "Dot" is an ambitious and clever worker. She is quite a sports enthusiast and has quite a 'yen for social functions as well. "Dot" has a large circle of friends, and were sure this ability to make friends will carry her far in her chosen business career. Girls' League. MARY ELIZABETH CONTOIS New Britain, Conn. "Shorty" March 5, 1920 'Study is like the heavenly glorious sun" "Something required is something done" is the proverb followed by Mary, a brunette with five feet and a little bit to her credit. Mary has been very quiet these past three years but oh! the secret is that she has been diligently studying. A'Studying what?" you say. i'To be a geography teacher," says she. She has what it takes to make a teacher, so may she have no hard jumps to hurdle in her climb to success. Girls' League, ANTHONY JOHN DINOIA New Britain, Conn. "Tony" December 30, 1919 'A He moves as if on wings" Quick as a cat and tenacious as a lion, "Tony" is a famed ex- ponent of trick shots on a basketball court. Another of his hobbies is getting his fingers sprained and strained while holding down the difficult position of third base in a so-called game of i'soft" ball. Lack- ing somewhat in size but not in aggressiveness, 'i'l'ony's" fighting spirit will take him where he wants to go. fl pf I ' W K I ,Inf , I s .f t , ,M FRANCIS BORGIA DOLAN New Britain, Conn. February 28, 1920 "Better grow up than grow out" Long afternoon Cand eveningj walks and a good tennis match make up a perfect day for 'iFran," Naturally school in the morning must be considered but as A'Fran" says, "It's only a minor matter." Always smiling and jovial, Dolan is a pleasing companion and a con- cientious scholar. We will hear from him yet. ELEONOR HELENE CRANE Hartford, Conn. "El" May 26, 1919 "Be happy while there is still time" Whenever her many friends see "El" gazing into space they pre- pare themselves for the creation of another new poem. Because of her special musical talent, we expect that some day "El" will be a composer too. The "Lost and Found Department" has been kept from bankruptcy by i'El's" possessions which are left behind in her mad dashes about the school. Connecticut State College is Eleonor's next stop. With her enthusiasm and scholastic ability, we're sure she'll go far in the Field ofjournalism, Alpha Mu Sororityg Girls' League. MARY CROWLEY Waterbury, Conn, April 22, 1919 UA Held open lo Salesmanshipn Look out! Here comes A'Susie." Since joining the Musical Club, Mary has haunted every classmate to "Please buy a ticket." Never mind, Mary, you dida good job in selling those tickets, and at the same time received an excellent course in 'Salesmanshipf' With your personality and ability to sell, you're sure to set a new goal for sales- men in the future. Good Luck, Glee Club. for future success. world. ELEANOR BASSFORD Waterbury, Conn. "El" December 17 1918 "She goes far who never turns back Although Eleanor hasnt been around these haunts for some time we still remember her cheery smile and gay hello Her dislike for Math. and Latin are things long since forgotten for she is now attending a secretarial school in Hartford. From all reports her progress there is remarkable and it is certain she'll make a fine secretary We have all missed her in our classrooms but we wish her all the lu 4 in the world ROBERT MICHAEL DOWNES New Britain, Conn. "Bob" S ptember 70 1919 "Ma.sterly inacttvtty 'AI-low to Remain Idle" in ten easy lessons by Robert Downes This could easily be the title of a very authoritative book With a pat on the back, and a bomb on his car we pass Bob to a breathless A 1, I ' ef K n l 1 JOHN CHARLES DRACZYNSKI New Britain, Conn. 'llohnnien October 14, 1918 'Cenius is only great patience" Well, classmates, meet our great "star" among the schools racket wielders. Champion of champions, Sport of sports, A "whiz" in the classroom, A "flash" on the courts. "Johnnie" has ideas of entering a school of business to prepare him as a Certified Public Accountant. We wish him luck and we know he will succeed. PHYLLIS ANN CZAJECKI Holyoke, Mass. "Phil" October 11, 1919 'iMany things in afew words" "Phil" looks very quiet and innocent doesn't she? Well just cast your eyes over her slender person when she is on a gay spree. She would much rather dance or roller skate than put her nose to the grind- stone, doing homework. Well, in someways we don't blame her. 'iPhil" plans to be either a cook or a stenographer, so good fortune to her. RUTH MABEL DAHLMAN New Britain, Conn. "Ruthie" january 29, 1920 MRomance is always young" "'l'oots" Cexcuse us Ruth we know you hate that namel is a ro- mantically inclined girl who thinks Southington is just too, too divine. Now "Ruthie," we don't have to wonder any longer why those Thurs- day nights are so completely occupied, Ruth and "Lee"johnson are inseparable companions, and wherever one goes the other is sure to follow. May your friendship never sever. Success in all future endeavors, "Ruthie" Girls' League. luck. Newington, Conn. A 1 Ray" for him, are we not? RAYMOND ECKERT . V' ' W li 1 ' ALBINA THERESA DAWIDOWICZ , East l-lartford, Conn 'ABinnie" December 3, 1920 . 'APunctuality the soul of business" No doubt you have noticed a quiet, unassuming girl with blonde hair, rosy cheeks and oh yes, the cutest soft dimples you ever saw, "Blondie" has gone through school with a smile and friendly word of greeting for everyone, She also heads the honor roll for being on time, Punctuality is a definite asset in a busiuess career, "Blondie," so good january 29, 1918 "Truly a mechanical man" Small but mighty, that's "Ray," Did you ever see a fellow tear about in a car as this Newington lad does? One of the pioneers from Newington, he spends most of his time working at his brothers gas station. Probably Raymonds knowledge of the mechanics of a car accounts for his tactics in driving one. Raymonds future apparently lies along mechanical lines in which he is very adept. We're pulling Page 77 lles7"' , ? l nf I ' " L I , .1 I , 1 fem: ARTHUR ALEX EDGARIAN New Britain, Conn. "Art" April 10, 1919 "1 do not like noise unless I make it myself" Yes, sir, "Art" is the mainstay of any basketball team on which he plays, so he says. But seriously, "Art" is a good man on anybodys set of "hoopsters." He is also a "safe bet" to come thru in the class- room, "Art" is an ardent worshipper of "somebody's" left-handed hook shot, not mentioning any names. "Art" has been active in Delvfolay athletic work and he promises great success at T. C, C.- scholastically, athletically. Trackg Glee Club. DOROTHY INEZ DAY New Britain, Conn. "Dol" September 28, 1919 "Good nature above all art" "Dot" is the typical good-natured gal who barges around the ofzhce helping people out of difficulties. Everybody likes to get on the right side of "Dot", for she is the original helper-outer and also an excep- tionally perfect sport. Who doesn't know "Dots" particular laugh that rings out at the most unexpected moments. lt sends showers of happiness running up and down one's spine. "Dot" is quite studious but she enjoys a "hot" time, too. Heaps and heaps of luck and hap- piness to her. ELIZABETH MARY DEMINSKI New Britain, Conn, "Betty" September 21, 1919 'Alndustry makes all things easy" Quiet, but oh so very, very industrious has been "Betty's" attitude during her stay at N. B. H. S. Although not over-anxious to recite in class, answers were certain to be forthcoming if she was called upon Cand you may be sure they were the right answersj. "Betty's" chief asset is stenography and typing, and she hopes to earn a livelihood s f 1. rw f. 9 .. 1' I ll by it some day. Best wishes for success, A'Betty." JULIA MARION DENUZZE New Britain, Conn. 'ljudyu july 19, 1919 "There is no jollity but hath a smack offollyn Nj udy's" jolly company is very much appreciated among her many chums. She has rare dancing ability, and we can assure you that the opposite sex knows about it. Somebodyls in for an awful let-down if they try to teach "J udy" a step they think she doesn't know for "J tidy" knows 'em all. Her popularity will lift her to new heights. Iota Nu Sorority. ROBERT JOHNSON ELY Plainville, Conn. "Bob" November 4, 1919 "A lable talker rich in sense And witty without wits pretence" Well, now, joke over-just look who's here! Our heap big editor- in-chief. This very brilliant young gentleman has a vocabulary that would stretch around the world and a Hock of ideas that surpasses all human imagination. "Bob" is a quick witted young man who is quite adept at the well-known art of punning. Being blessed with a good- natured disposition, he doesn't seem to have a "Karin" the world for does he7j "Bob" hasn't had enough school yet for he's coming back for a P. G. and then on to M. I. T. We predict success with capital letters for this congenial fellow. Delvlolayg Editor-in-chief Beehiveg Prom. Committee. Page 78 1 1 , I A -r n I xi , THOMAS JOSEPH FARRELL New Britain, Conn, A'Brod" April 1, 1919 'APlay.x' make mankind no better, no worse" To steal the name of a recent movie is the best way to describe "Brod." i'Ready, Willing, and Able." Whether it be sports or studies, "Brod" is ready to do his best although he does have a weakness for the movies which he finds rather annoying at times. ln wishing A'Brod" success it may be said that he has what may be called a film brain- "well developed." ROSE MARIE DIFRANCESCO Hartford, Conn. April 24, 1918 "Anything for a quiet life" Rose is an exceptionally calm and quiet girl. She would much rather listen to others tell stories than carry on a conversation. Any- body that has a "line" come and talk to Rose. Shes a grand listener. Rose tries very hard to do her work on time but when a fiction book catches her eye-Goodbye homework. Since her future work is to be bookkeeping, we hope all the Figures will add up to i'tops" in success. Girls' League. GLADYS DOOMAN Persia i'Gladiola" October 24, 1918 "Ambition, the only power to combat obstacles" Gladys is probably one of the most studious persons that has ever entered the portals of good old N. B. H. S. But her ambition has not made Gladys a dull girl. She has a jolly disposition which has made her welcome to any gossip group. Her chief hobbies are skating, singing and dancing, but of late we have noticed, that listening to the radio is her favorite pastime. We know she'll succeed in all future attempts. Girls' League. 'til the end of his days. Group. MARION DOUGHERTY New Britain, Conn. November Z2 1919 " Her voice is soft as the upper air Who is that person advancing with that gay nonchalant airl Why it's Marion, the girl with a voice that could sooth a nation Her soft, expressive voice has been known to hold an audience spellbound when she recited a book report. The secret is that Marions knees click to-gether like castonettes before she starts reciting Not so bad after you start, eh what! Marion is a most diligent worker and friend in need. Well, Marion, that charming voice is sure to captivate some future employer so watch your step. However success to her JOHN JOSEPH FINN Hartford, Conn. 'llayn October 19 1919 i'He has not yet sown all his wild oat.: "Mr. Finn, may l please see your graph card? What fond me mories this simple statement will bring back to this gentleman who was continually being required to present reasonable evidence of a legi timate absence. Shades of Hades, we hope he is not haunted by this Glee Club, Alpha Omega Fraternity Dr Kirkendall s Discussion ?,'7I A p I ' 'Y n I , I e ff HOWARD FOX New Haven, Conn. November 8, l9l9 'iThe march af the human mind is slow" A deep frown wrinkles his forehead. He pauses for a moment to scratch his head. Again he hovers over the small book on the desk ina puzzled manner. Ah! he raises his troubled head, and his roving eyes rest on something of greater interest. Howard Fox is pondering over Edmund Burke! More power to you, Mr. Fox. Ho- ward is one of our more popular and pleasant boys and we find that behind his persistant frown lurks an ever ready smile. Working after school hours has somewhat deprived him of his studying. Never- theless, Howard does right well in his studies and hopes to continue his education in some higher institution, Alpha Theta Fraternity, LIBBY ELLA DUNN Baltimore, Md. "Lib" October ll, l9l9 "She pleases all the world" Libby is a prominent and popular member of the Phi Delta Sorority i'Lib" is lots of fun, and her company is never boring, as the "Ulp" boys well know. She and a dark-haired sorority friend are inseparable, and it is a wonder to us how they manage to get to the Phi Delta post so early in the morning. Luck in whatever she undertakes in the future. Phi Delta Sorority. GENEVIEVE MARY DYGUS New Britain, Conn. "Gen" July 6, l9l9 "With her love locks flowing" "Gen" is the type of girl that puts N. B. H. S. on a high standard for she is industrious, takes pleasure in her work, and has a loyal in- terest in school sports. But "Gen" has a problem-her red hair. She is subject to many remarks about those auburn locks, but she takes it like a trooper. Cheer up, "Gen", red hair is attractive in any line of work. Best wishes for her success. Jig 1 ir at A tx s ' Q1 5 . . A . , . k asf e :fx -' 50 A Wiiw' Q. is .. 5, Q ws Y R 1 1 as 'X x. NL 'lt MARY ELIA New Britain, Conn. "Eli Whitney" Madrch 17, 1919 "We own the night of roaming, and the world is ours" 'Travell l'd give my kingdom to travel." That far away ex- pression seen often in Mary's eyes is the desire to be languid in some Mediterranean resort or energetically climbing the Alps. . But Mary is at present pursuing a stenography or bookkeeping career until her big chance comes long. fWe wonder what made her give up the idea of becoming an aviatrixj Mary is a grand pal, always ready to do a favor for anyone. May all her dreams of adventure come true, and success be hers. LEO ERNEST FRANCINI New Britain, Conn. i'Frenchy" August 12, l9l9 "Laugh if you are wise" Another illustrious member of Section 21 was "Frenclny." Always on time, or at least most always, "Frenchy's' smiling face is enough to put anyone in a good mood for the morning festivities. Keep smiling, "Frenchy." Page 80 X aff! ll vi pf I ' W K - , I ,L 1 FREDERICK JOHN FRANEK Waterbury, Conn. 'AFred" July 15, 1919 UA manly a man for a' that!" Playing with old cars is very interesting to 'iFred." To see him try to put a Model T into high, in the short space of a back yard is an amazing sight. Keep on trying, "Fred," we're all behind you. lt's not safe in front. AGNES MARY ERWIN New Britain, Conn. 'Skippyn February 22, 1920 "Between the small and the great" i'Skippy" is not too tall and not too small, plenty of good fun, anda friend to everyone. She has a personality and a winning smile that will undoubtedly bring her plenty of success at Miss Merchant's Secre- tarial School. However, during the past year, "Skippy" has acquired another interest besides High School. We're pretty positive that when she hunts for a position it will be a life time one. Are we right? Girls' League, LILLIAN ANNE FALK New Britain, Conn. September 13, 1919 "She slrides slowly but safely" A long steady stream of pupils marching down the corridors at a snails' pace is sure to have Lillian leading the parade. Lillian has the greatest knack of taking her time wherever she goes. However, she has a fetching giggle that resounds through the halls. She has been an "A" pupil and oh, so popular. We know her climb to success will be faster than her gait at present. Phi Delta Sorority. BARBARA MARGARET FENN New Britain, Conn. "Bob" September 13, 1919 "All succeeds with people who are aj' sweet and cheerful disposition" Anyone want sympathy? Go to "Bob" for she is the schools champion sympathizer. She is a diligent worker and her friends are many. "Bob" is also very fond of sports especially skating and tennis. "Bob" has chosen a Uschool marm's" career as her vocation so good luck, a good teacher is always needed, "Bob," junior College Club, Girls' League. ANTHONY ARTHUR GALLO Lakeville, Conn. 'iAce" july 4, 1917 "Always in the swim" A newspaper man of high rank, but a swimmer of an even higher rating is Tony. "Ace" spends his summers doing life-guard duty. ls it because he enjoys the work or because he prefers blondes? "Ace" had better i'fess" up. Football, Track, Basketballg Alpha Delta Sigma Fraternity. Page un, I f W . I 4 vm i Y EDWARD STANLEY GARCZEWSKI New Britain, Conn. 'Butch the III" july 18, 1918 "Persevere-and mee! with your reward" A manly lad and serious of mind We wish the world contained a few more of his kind I-le tried out for the football team Tried with his usual zest Let it be said, although he failed He did his level best. No man is a shirker who can try and try in vain As long as he keeps coming back to try again. Assistant Manager in Football and Basketball, A scrub on the football team for two years. SYLVIA CELIA FIELD Middletown, Conn. A'Silly" June l, 1920 " Hand, head, and heart go together in art" "Silly" seems to be a very silly nickname, but it fits her to a after you have heard that little giggle she emits every so often. Her very pleasing disposition enables her to be pals with most anyone. As far as art, Kas well as everything elsel is concerned 'ASilly" is tops and her future seems to be swaying in that direction, I-Iere's hoping her future will be as bright as her smile. MARJORIE ROSE FLEITZER New Britain, Conn. "Marge" April lo, 1919 "Her talents are of an enormltyu "Marge" has more talents than an antipede has legs. She is master violinist, a beautiful singer, a well-graced actress and an in- telligent student, What more could one ask for! Besides these accomplishments A'Marge" ranks tops in popularity. For some un- known reason she would like to be a Doctor or Phsycologist. We hope that she gets her wish but that she doesn't ignore her many talents, for our sake as well as her own. They'll carry her far. Best wishes for success. Beta Mu Sorority 5 junior College Clubg Cvlee Clubs, Musical Clubs, Amphion Club. LILLIAN JUNE FLEMING New Britain, Conn. "Lil" June 10, l9l9 "Pleasure and action make hours seem short" She is a true pal, full of pep and always ready for a good time. A'Lil's" personality has brought her to the attention of both sexes, Patrons of the Clear Weave store have recognized i'Lil" as an able and conscientious worker. Heres to a bright and happy future and may no storms assail her ship "Success" Girls' League Representative. ALEX JOSEPH GAVELEK New Britain, Conn. "Al" May 5, 1919 "For love or lust, for good or ill, Behold the kiss is patent still" Variety is the spice of "Al's" life. At least this is the only possible supposition if we judge by his female companions between periods. Yet, during class, HAI" is a remarkable student and is really out to get somewhere. He will never regre . I fdfyggdwfxxfi 5 2 Page 82 rl p I f ff K - , .Ji W I - -A 2 I l JOHN CARL GOMBATZ New Britain, Conn. "Moxie" March 3, 1919 UA patient man's a pattern for a King" "Johnnie" is a very impatient fellow when it comes to waiting for his coat. To see him rattle the doors on a check room one receives the impression that he is in a hurry to leave the school. Dont tell us he doesnt like school. MARY JEANNE FORTIN Canada june 4, 1916 "Ambition, powerful source of good" The other half of the Fortin combination! Jeanne is very am- bitious and has always been known to use her spare time to her ad- vantage. Believe it or not, grammar, that has been almost every- ones Waterloo, is jeannes star accomplishment, 1-low does she do it? Wed love to have the formula. Her personality and ability to make friends will carry her far in the future. She'll make some business man a very efficient secretary. Girls' League. MARY GERMAINE FORTIN Canada june 4, 1916 "Ask my companion if I be Germaine" Germaine is one of the famous Fortin team. For a long time our brains whirled in mad confusion trying to tell which twin was which. We've finally got it figured out. CWe hopej The twins are insepar- able and great companions and we're wondering what they will do when' the right one comes along. When that time comes, we hope there ll be two right ones. We just know she'll succeed as a steno- grapher, so good luck. Girls' League. wi' you mention. I-le'll be an umpire yet. LUCILLE ESTELLA FREYSINGER Bridgeport, Conn. "Lowe" june 29, 1918 'ASmile, smile and be happy" Her enchanting smile and manners have all the boys on their toes awaiting their chance. Well, they have a long wait coming because a certain young man seems to be on the inside track with Lucille at the present time. What a lucky gentleman! Lucille is capable of making many friends and lifelong ones at that. Good Luck to her. WILLIAM FRANCIS GOMBATZ New Britain, Conn, i'Willie" September 2, 1919 "A good and happy man is he" "Willie" is one of the class's most versatile persons. His shy pranks, although sometimes a bother to teachers, do much to break up the monotony of a class. He has a remarkable talent shown by his ability to produce an oral report out of nowhere, and make it sound as if it were the cause of much meditation. A rabid baseball fan, i'Willie" can tell you a thing or three in regard to any baseball club Page 83 i?,'II ul p I ' Y K - P . h . Il 4 I it 1 "TT PAUL PETER GOSTIN New Britain, Conn. A'Turk" August 7, 1917 "Even a hair has its own shade" Who is that approaching behind that mass of black curly hair? Why, it is none other than "Turk" Gostin, the "terror of the gravel pits. With a mess of hair like that, "Turk" had better beware of bewitching Delilahs, unless they are especially nice. NELLIE GAJEWSKI New Britain, Conn. October 25, 1918 'AA hatch-patch of talk" 'AGab!" Say Nellie has it all over everyone else. She's always wound up and talks a blue streak from morn till night. Oh! but happy thoughts, we all enjoy her company, Nellie prefers the athletic type, so all you big husky athletes don't come a running at once. But we wouldn't blame you if you did for Nellie's winning ways are an attraction to everyone. Good Luck to her. Girls' League. BERNICE AGNES GARDAUCKAS Waterbury, Conn. "Bernie" May Zo, 1919 " Her hearfs supreme ambition" You know appearances are often deceiving. Bernice appears to always have her mind studiously engaged in schoolwork. Ah! but have you ever noticed those side-glances she gives a certain individual at every opportunity? Anyway, she has remained studious and bright all through school. Bernice's ambition and ability will surely bring her luck in securing a bookkeeper's position. TERESA ANNA GAURUDER Sheboygan, Wisconsin "Tess" October 2, 1918 "Swing sweetly and brightly smile" The Metropolitan Opera House will probably find Teresa gayly and energetically singing, "The Bohemian Girl"-we hope, Cant you just see her majestically standing there in all the glory of her success? We'1l just use a little imagination. Teresa is well-liked by her classmates, and her personality is sure to carry her far in her stride toward success. Girls' League, ALEX LEON GRABOWSKAS New Britain, Conn. "Grub" june 4, 1918 "He doth indeed show some sparks that are like wet" The pride of Mr, Sheehan and the model Biology student, "Al" rests on his laurels when it comes to studies. "Al" is the one reason that Biology 2B has been so popular this last semester. Mr. Sheehan had better start looking for next year's attraction. Page 84 ,t l1ef7"' , ? vl pf u ' ff L I , -,. I ,i Q I JOSEPH JAMES GRANT Hartford, Conn. 'ljoeu April 21, 1919 " He flashes his beaming light from out the clark" "joe" is another one of New Britain l-ligh's representatives in the theatrical field. "joe's" a willing worker and always ready with a steady hand when our unsteadiness may mean a bad tumble. "joe's" guiding light is a beacon to follow and may it mean success for him as it has meant success to us. ANN BARBARA GLINSKI New Britain, Conn. September Il, 1919 "The maid who fancies athletic men" Ann has very beautiful, blonde hair and a very fair complexion. So very fair she is, that it's no wonder both sexes are attracted to her. Big, husky athletes attract Ann like magnets. lt's too bad, my athletic friends, but Ann has found her stalwart hero in Kentucky University, Who can it be? However, that magnetic personality will carry her far. FLORENCE ELIZABETH GODINSKI New Britain, Conn. "Shorty" December 31, 1918 "In such a solemn way" Tall, slender and very quiet are significant of Florence. She has never been known to raise her voice or even speak unless it was ab- solutely necessary. Is she always so shy? In spite of her quiet man- ner, she has many lifelong friends. We do not know of her plans as of the future but we wish her every success. 'W 'X gg 5, 1195 GENEVIEVE D. GONSKI New Britain, Conn. "Gen" April 9, 1918 i'Who would live at peace and rest" f "Gen" is a good-natured, dependable girl, diligent and studious 'S W Aii. ,QV at school and a good-sport outside. She likes tramping, tennis, music, ' J ,Q and movies. Although most people would call her shy, she is merely reticent from noisy society through her own choice. Her friends like ' i 9 1 her for her ready wit and her stories. Business will probably be her life career. She draws beautifully and is well-admired for the original, -, ,. , sporty clothes she designs. ' ,Q , X. f . Girls' League. i l ' -1. 1. KENNETH EDGAR GROTH New Britain, Conn. " Ken" May 9, 1919 "The weather is usually fine when people are courting" "Ken" is the reason why many sweet, young things sob themselves to sleep evenings. "Ken's" pitching has just the opposite effect on our beloved coach. lf you want a job, try to get "Ken" to unbend a bit and give some poor girl a break. ix , 2 , rf I ' 't n I , I 1 4' 2 v s-be-A s HARRY HAROTIAN Meriden, Conn. "Har" june 10, 1919 "Such sweet compulsion doth in music be" Concert Master of the orchestra and right arm of Mr, Mirliani, figuratively speaking, Harry is a well-known character about school, A newspaper route and studies keep Harry pretty busy, but he still finds time to take part in most of our school music activities. Harry hasn't forgotten that 'isweet music makes the world go 'roundf' School Orchestra, Chorus. VIOLET ELIZABETH VOBOLIS New Britain, Conn. "Vi" january 9, 1919 A'Happy are the good" A happy-go-lucky lass without a care in the world. No matter what mood Mary is in, she always dons her broadest smile for her friends. Those redest of cheeks make Violet a member of that famous glamour group composed of healthy, youthful members. Hows about it, "Vi?" Sewing is one of her accomplishments, and we wish her continued success in the future. FLORENCE MARY GRONOWSKI Newington, Conn, 'iFlos.rie" April 11. 1920 "One universal smilem The gloomiest of times has failed to erase that lovely smile from "Flossie's" face. 'AFlossie" greets everyone with a cheery "hello" and a grin a mile wide. She is constantly in the limelight which is the result of her ever-growing number of friends. 'iFlossie" has not been any too industrious in the past, but we know the future will bring success. When she gets out in the world, we hope nothing will rob her of that smile. It's a great asset. The very best of luck to her. Peopled all at once" at the top of the scale. Music. Page 86 PAULINE BARBARA GRUNWALD New Britain, Conn. "Baba" july 4 1918 "Every day brings its work Near the sewing machine most always and not very far away from the sewing room, that's where you'll generally find Pauline Every one's lucky that has her for a friend for she s forever befriending a pal Now sewing may be her hobby but nursing is to be her future career JOSEPH HAVELEVITCH New Britain, Conn. 'ljazzn january 5 1919 "Who hear music, feels his solitude "Joes" popularity is built around his dexterity with the cue and cushioned table. He spends much time at the Boy s Club trying to pin defeat on that esteemed faculty member Mr james Beach "joe" is also an expert in the interpretation of Ukranian ballads and folk dances. joe plans to study music and we are sure he will end up X gr" . , 1 A p I 'Af k l I MATTHEW JOSEPH HAYES New Britain, Conn. "Red" August 21, 1917 " No man can tell what the future will bring forth" i'Red's" future plans present the materials for an interesting hy- pothesis. He wishes to become an architect, thus making it possible for him to duplicate his father's feat and build New Britain another High School. lt's a great chance, "Red," Grab it! Y. M. C. A. ELINOR MARJORIE GUITE New Britain, Conn. " Nina" October 28, 1919 "Smiles that make life worth while" Although you may say, "just another F. Y. P. gal," it is not pos- sible to dismiss "Noam so lightly. lf our memory serves us correctly, it seems that this is not the first time the "wily wanderingsn of the F. Y. P. have been brought to light in this book. Remember where else? But don't hold her affiliations against her. "Noam is a real sport and she sure is 'Atops" in more ways than one. She's doing fine F. Y. P. LUCY THERESA GURSKI New Britain, Conn. "Lu" September 15, 1918 "A red head with athletic endeavors" Heres a "gal" with red hair, and what do you think? She loaths it! How could she? She has the true athlete's spirit, and her all- important occupation right now is playing basketball at the Y. W. C. A. If you see a pair of broken glasses you'1l know Lucy has been working too energetically at sports. Lucy loves to be going here or there or everywhere, and with her peppy air we are sure to hear of her success. Badmintong Tennis. MARTHA BERTHA HALTNER Kensington, Conn. '1Patty" january 14, 1918 "Great mass of things to come" Trying to find something wrong with Martha is like looking for a needle in a hay stack. She is quiet, friendly, and dependable and Martha's appearance is always as neat as a pin. Everyone finds Martha a first class friend and a good sport at all times. We hope she stays as sweet as she is, and herjourney will be a pleasant and successful One. ROBERT DAVID HAYES New Britain, Conn. "Bob" May 1, 1919 "In quietness and confidence shall be your strength" Quietness is "Bobs" chief attribute. Never one to cause commo- tion or cause havoc in a classroom, he pays attention to his studies and it is to these that he lends most of his zealous efforts. He won't be sorry for it. fx ,, 1 ' we K - , 'if '94 I w r M .. EDMUND WALTER HAZE New Britain, Conn. l'Eddie" November 16, 1918 "Lockers-on see most of the game" "Eddie," our bright and cheerful militarist, should go a long ways on this umortal coil" of ours where military tactics play such a large part. "Eddie" was a member of the bootfall squad, and he also belongs to the National Guard. His great ambition is to someday be the per- sonal bodyguard of the President, Puns permitted, we close by saying, i'For 'Haze' ajolly good fellow." Football, Baseball. MARGARET VIOLET HANNON New Britain, Conn. "Peggy" April 5, 1919 " Now ix the time for dancing" It is unbelievable that a person so small can have so much pep, vim, and vigor. How she even manages to get her work done is a mystery, for she is never seen working in school nor does she ever study outside of school. Her pet hobby seems to be dancing, and she certainly can trip the light fantastic. Her only ambition seems to be to enjoy herself whenever and wherever possible. We expect pleasant surprises from "Peggy" in the future. Girls' League. ELSA DOROTHY HANSON West Hartford, Conn. 'ABiHer" january 9, 1920 A'Equal in the song, ready in the response" Many a young man has been serenaded by E1sa's soothing vocal cords. "Biffer" has sung at many social gatherings, and has always been a tremendous success. She is also known by her contagious giggle that is the dread of all teachers. Elsa is so-oo popular with the op- posite sex that her date book is usually Filled two weeks in advance. We'11 probably be hearing from her singing or giggling her way through life. Girls' League. future. Glee Glubg Rainbow. Pequahach Archer Club, DOROTHY ALTHEA HART New Britain, Conn. "Dot" May 30 1919 ' "Sunshine of the world A warm smile, a quick interest in all she sees and a yen for friend ship, characterizes this tall, brown-haired girl Dot is at present all wrapped up in Rainbow affairs and. she can usually be found with a ticket in her hand ready to snare some unsuspecting victim She also tickles the ivories very well, too. Three cheers to her for a happy ROBERT PHELPS HERGSTROM New Britain, Conn. "Bob" December 10 1918 A',Dangers are overcome by dangers A word of warning is the best introduction to Bob He is an expert archer and a woodsman superb. So you see that Bob is not a man to fool with. As long as "ye ed can remember Bob has had a surplus of guns, knives, bow and arrows and other hunting implements 1t's great sport, and we know he will do well ig - lt ff, , I i. i n. 4. 9 . .- M Y "W" I war" el p I ' if I A I JACOB HECK New Britain, Conn. Ajaken july 26, 1918 "Push onfkeep moving' The mention of "-lakes" name is practically synonomous with the mention of ugymf' A permanent part of the scenery in the equipment rooms, "jake's" affable ways have won him many allies. As they say down in the i'gym," "Everything is jake." lntermural Basketball, JOSEPHINE AGNES HART New Britain, Conn. "jo" November 18, l9l8 'let not the grass grow in lhe path 0ffriend.i'hip" Wherever and whenever you meet her, a cordial greeting and a smile lights up her countenance immediately. Everyone is a welcome friend to A'jo," and all her pals value her friendship as one of their greatest assets. Ambition also plays a large part in the make-up of i'jo's" character. lf she keeps it up, her path will be strewn with roses. OW ' IN A ELEANOR MARIE HERZOGQ1 New Britain, Conn. 'AFrankie" June 25, l9l9 "She loved keeping company" Eleanor really intended to devote all her school years to concen- trated study, but somehow she got off the path along the way. How- ever she accomplished everything eventually. She enjoys all types of sports, and majors in dancing. Eleanor is truly a fine companion and a loyal associate to depend upon. Carloads of success and happiness to A'Frankie." position. We hope it does. Art Work COutsidej DOROTHY MARIE HESLIN New Britain, Conn. "Dot" May 25 1919 " Her darling personality This popular and charming member of the Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority can usually be found at every basketball and football game Is there any special attraction, "Dot7 Dot plus a ball of yarn plus two knitting needles equals a model of some Parisian creation l-ler ability and personality will probably lead her to some important Sigma Delta Sigma Sororityg Girls' League WESLEY EVERETT HERWIG New Britain, Conn. "Wes" March 27 l9l9 "I never dare to write as unny as I can Whether l-lorace Greeley was referring to our Wes or not when he said, "Go Wes', young man, go Wes we do not know but we do know that he did no harm if he was, as a reference to Wes is a refer ence to a genuine good fellow. Good luck to him i ayvz ll, , nf I ' fr K ' . l r f- A 2 THOMAS WILLIAM HINCHLIFFE New Britain, Conn. "Tommy" january 4, l920 "Kiss-kiss-thou has won me, bright, beautiful sin" 'AMan Mountain" Hinchcliffe would be a more appropriate cogno- men for this versatile member of our football team and also our or- chestra. This is not because he was made from a mole hill but because opposing players found him a hard man to pass unl s they climbed over him. Much success, i'Tom Football, Amp ' Clu tra, ,Z PV ef , Z EMILY VICTO HINKEL New Britain, Conn. "Hinky" September 23, 1918 A' Nobody else so happy" Here is a girl that is always full of fun and yet takes her work seriously. Every football game sees Emily cheering Iustily for the good old Red and Gold. "Hip, hip" for her because of her "swell" school spirit. Emily has her mind set on some career for the future but she's keeping it a deep dark secret. Is it a romantic or business career she's seeking-we wonder. Girls' League. BERNICE EDYTHE HORN New Britain, Conn. "Bernie" june 27, 1920 A'Finish thoroughly the work you have set y0urseU" lntelligencia complete. Bernice has never been known to have slacked in any subject but has ambitiously prepared every subject to a Besides being intelligent, Bernice has thrilled a host of friends by her sparkling smile and charming nature. Bernice just dotes on domestic duties, but she has chosen to prepare for a nursing profession as her next step in life. She's sure to be tops as a nurse. Good Luck! Phi Delta Sororityg Chorus. is AUDREY HOWARD V' U ' Hartford, Conn. "Auddie" April 23, 1920 i WS "Todays bud is tomorrowls blossom" i'Where are you going my pretty maid?" So falls the question 2, I when Audrey, a demure miss from Newington, appears upon the scene. We hear she is uite a tennis "pro." If she succeeds in knockin the 4, . - ., . as Cl B obstacles out of her path with the same dexterity that she knocks a tennis ball over the net, we see a bright future ahead of "Auddie" as I ' somebody's private secretary. Miss Merchant's gain will be our loss, so clear the paths, Miss Merchant, cause Audrey's "a-coming." L junior College Club, Alpha Mu Sorority, Representative of Girls' . -W -W t , ., eaguek HAIG HINTLIAN New York, N. Y. january 22, l9l9 'Sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge" Haig is a serious fellow, deeply interested in the whys and where- fores of things in general. What his aims are we do not know, but we can say that the continued pursuit of studies after his present style will surely net a successful Finish. Well done, Haig. Page 90 . A . ' of. p ji . A.. la , Y "' 'Ai I vi gr u ' -e I I CAYFORD ELLIOTT HOLT Orington, Maine "Dial Twister" january 3, 1919 "Perseverance is the root of all success" Cayford is an ambitious chap. While sojourning at New Britain High he has also held-down an apprentices position at W. N. B. C. 1-le was the 'iboy" who helped us listen to those football games on Saturday, directly from Willow Brook. We expect to hear from him in the field of radio engineering. Here's to his success and fame. W. N. B. C. junior Operator. ELSIE ANNE HUBER Pittsburgh, Pa. "El" july 4, 1919 i'She lives longest who is awake most hours" Elsie is always right there when anything spells fun. She is a great lover of sports, and enjoys participating in a good contest. Elsie has patronized the lunch room for the past two years, and we're still worry- ing about her ability to talk so much and eat at the same time. Please put us at ease, Elsie. We have no idea what Elsie plans for the future but whatever she does we're pulling for her. ELSIE KAPUSTYNSKI New Britain, Conn. May 15, 1919 "Purictuality, the duty ofa woman" What stick-to-it-ness! Elsie is forever plugging away at this or that subject striving to attain the highest mark and generally suc- ceeding, too. Punctuality is Elsie's by-word, and for some reason she never tires of being on time. How does she do it? Elsie has pre- pared for the business world, and she'1l certainly make a big hit with some employer because of her ambition and pleasing personality. Girls' League. fy Q9 nf, f . 9' I fl? ' 4- ts .. Q 1 Wh'-:Q - ,N g Yi" - .1 251 v . . .. ts.i. sf' ' 1 . ftirf E t LUCILLE MARION JACHIMCZYK New Britain, Conn. "Lu" june 8, 1919 "Charm graces all her actions and movements" "Lu," that smiling heart throb of Hart Street, is certainly rushing a certain promising young man along these days. But then "Lu" is so charming that no one can help but like her. She's a grand person and an all-round good sport, Whatever her intentions for the future may be, we're hoping for her success. FRANCIS BARNES HOLT Newington, Conn. june 8, 1919 UI have kissed away kingdoms and provinces" This gay youthful Lochinvar rides out from his home in Newington in a sixteen cylinder Duesenberg. He has a habit of chasing after girls, especially while they are i'out" with other fellows. "Barney Oldfield" Holt should obtain a racing license for himself. Page 91 1 nf ' fe L I , Yi .I gi f 4 ARTHUR LESLIE HOLLINGS Hartford, Conn. "Art" March 21, 1920 MA large part of mankind drift between good and evil" Hollings, your chair on four legs, please." CFive minutes pass. 'iMr. Hollings, your chair on four legs." Clvlore time passesj Hlvlr. Hollings, will you please stop talking?" "Yea," "What7" "Yes Mam!" and so on into the period. JULIA ANNETTE JAKUBCZYK New Britain, Conn. ijudyu February 12, 1920 "Ask my pen, it governx me-I govern not it" julia has been hiding things from us. Only her close acquaintances know of her gift to write lyrical poetry. Doesn't she know that we'd just love to hear some original N. B. H. S. poetry? However, we all do know her for the large amount of giggling she is capable of, and for her excellance as a conversationalist. Well, giggles should be used sparingly in a business career, but it will help her to bring zest into her life. HELEN JAPCZANKA New Britain, Conn. 'lluicyu june 8, 1918 "1 will sing as 1 shall please" Not very big and not very small is Helen all over again. She is sturdy, staunch, loyal and true-blue and has been a member of the Girl Scouts for quite some time. That sweet refrain echoing down these i'hyar" halls is Helen warbling away to her heart's content for she thinks singing is just too, too Mduckyf' A happy tune a day will warble Helen right into a happy future. Ukrainian Choirg Red Cross, Girl Scouts, U. Y. P. A. i A 's A 1 BARBARA HINDLE Jorwsov K . 3 tl 1: A Orange, New jersey 'Bobbien january 6, 1920 . I - "Everything is as you take it" 1 ' M Blessed with a sunny disposition, a flair for costume designing and 1 ma .. love for dancing, swimming and other sports, "Bobbie" has proven an A W7 Q, ' i A 5 QL excellent asset to our class. She has kept up a high scholastic standing Q, Q 1, ,. throughout her years at school, and plans to further hereducation at Q. -:R either Syracuse University or Stoneleigh College. Although she has , to put up with many jokes about her ability, "Bobbie" gets where I , , A she wants to go. We wish her all the luck in the world in her career 1 'E' X 'if v A 1, PY as a designer. 1 I ' i li K 711 Junior College Clubg Alpha lvlu Sorority. THOMAS LEONARD HUBAY New Britain, Conn. "Hubby" September 18, 1918 "Better wear out than rust out" Due to a husky build, blonde hair, and azure eyes, "Tom" reminds one ofa "Teuton" of old, As might be expected, he plays a good game of basketball. CSome of the boys claim he's rough.J "Tom" keeps his distance from the young ladies. But what a distance! Toms voca- tion is as yet uncertain, but one may rest assured that his talents will be directed for the best. Page 92 'A gf I ' fr I I , I wxi flqtr RAYMOND ARTHUR HUCK Kensington, Conn. "Blondy" May 6, 1919 "Art, glory, freedom fail, but nature still is fair" 'iRay" is one of the better students of N. B. H. S. Although "Ray" has blonde locks and blue eyes, he claims to be a woman-hater. Ah! take it from someone who knows, "Ray," they'll catch up with you yet. A lover of the out-of-doors, "Ray" spends most of his spare time hunting or fishing. We wish him the best of luck. IRENE MADALIN JOHNSON New Britain, Conn. 'iRed" December 10, 1919 'iLife haslens on with increasing speed" A small town girl who loves night life, ln fact night life attracts this charming redhead to such an extent that schoolwork is sadly neg- lected. Nevertheless, lrene is intelligent enough to complete her work on time without studying, Life is just a happy playground to "Red" Cespecially with the i'3o" football squadl. We sincerely hope that her future will continue to be a happy one. LEMOINE DEMMLING JOHNSON New Britain, Conn. "Lee" August 11, 1920 UA canter, a cure for every evil" i'l.ee" is a great lover of horses. Hungerfords riding stable is continually graced by "l.,ee's" presence in fair weather or foul. We'll bet she rides like a true Westerner. The violin is another one of her accomplishments. Who hasn't heard a burst of squeaky giggles that i'Lee" constantly emits? And who has been omitted from her long list of cheery i'Hellos." The answer isino one. A radio career re- quires energy but we know "Lee" can do it. Musical Club 3 Orchestra. Sail:- 5, 2 if wif VIRGINIA JOYCE JOHNSON New Britain, Conn. i'Ginny" July 10, 1919 HA happy heart is better than wealth" Gay, sincere, amiable, and generous-that's i'Ginny." What would we do without "Ginny" to confide in, and to cheer us up? As true a pal as anyone can find in these "heah" parts, Between periods Finds her at the Phi Sigma post Cgenerally the first to arrive and the last to leavej chatting about this or that. She's got what it takes so here's hoping her carefree manner plus happiness and success will be her life-long companions. Phi Sigma Sorority. WALTER JOHN HUTENGS Meriden, Conn, "Wally" April 15, 1919 "ln a certain sense all men are historians" "Wally,"just by his recent success, is quite an authority on our government. lt is certainly good to know that some students are still interested in such problems as this. Who can tell, but what "Wally" will some clay be the governor of the dear, old, Nutmeg state. 1 n I 'bf w ' ' i f a ROY O. JACKSON Detroit, Mich. fjackien August 1, 1919 "Ambition destroys its possessarl' We might christen this member of the Jackson tribe "Stonewall" also, but in this case it is because he likes to i'rock" himself to sleep in class. "Ray" is aiming at Annapolis, and we wish him all the success in the world. DeMolay. BETTY EILEEN JONES New Britain, Conn. "Bet" December 27, 1918 l'Many littles make a nucklen Betty is a very petite young miss who has casually sauntered through school. From the top of her pretty curls to the tip of her toes, shes as neat as a pin and bedecked with those very ultra-modern creations. Well it seems that Betty has already found her prince charming, because we very rarely see Betty without uold faithful" in tow. Nevertheless, her cheerful disposition and charming ways will surely win her a good position in life. Girls' League. LUCILLE EVELYN JONES New Britain, Conn. 'ljonesyu August 29, 1919 "I hasten to giggle at everything" Mix together a laugh, a giggle, a gift of gab and what have you? Lucille. Theres no stopping her once she gets started. Even murder- ous admonitions from teachers fail to produce effects. She is cheerful and carefree and just the person to help you chase away the blues. At the same time, she manages to get her school work done on time. Lucille intends to continue her studies at Teachers College so heres luck to her. Junior College Clubg Girls' League. f + , Page 94 at sian MARGARET ANNA JUDD New Britain, Conn. "Peg" September 27, 1919 "Let such teach, who excel themselves" A fair young maiden scampering about the halls with an armful of books and behold, you have-Margaret. Those books may not always be used, but Margaret never has to worry about passing Final tests, l-ler sense of humor and winning personality make her a welcome member of any gathering. We'll all miss 'Peg' when she starts for Teachers College but we wish her plenty of happiness and success. Junior College Club. KENNETH ANDREW JOHNSON New Britain, Conn. 'ASwede" January 6, 1918 "A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too shortl' 'iKen" is one of our "go-get 'emu boys whose popularity on the football field has spread also to the classroom. His versatility in sports has netted him a huge roterie of admirers, Due to his sport activities, one would think he had no time for studying, but not so with 'iKen." He is truly an industrious student, and we know his deligence in his studies will not go for naught. Good luck, "Ken" B- ui ,.. I ' W k - ,A .Je N I 4 1 ,MQ ANTHONY WALTER JUREWITCH New Britain, Conn. "Bing" January 27, 1917 'iHe's been swinging high and he's been swinging low" Known about the school as "Bing" because of his melodious croon- ing, "Andy" has the popular hopes of some day leading a "swing band " His blonde locks would put the finishing touches on a positive success in this Field. "Swing High," 'iBing." Track, Basketball. ANNE T. KACMARCYK New Britain, Conn. November 4, 1919 'iPlenty of smiles and not a trace of a frown" Nary a frown nor troubled look ever disturbs Anne's peaceful countenance or erases her charming smile. Her ability to conceal worries has brought her many friends. A nurse's career is Anne's intention. Anne'll make a grand soother of fevered brows, but watch out for male patients. They'll be enthralled with her charming smile and manner. Best wishes. Phi Omega Sororityg Girls' League. VIOLA CONSTANCE PAONESSA New Britain, Conn, 'iTwinie" May 8, 1919 "Those move easiest who have learned to dance" Viola is the other of the famous twins you cannot tell apart. She has the same interests as her sister, especially tap dancing. We hope that they will get far together. She also likes tennis, ice skating, and swimming. The class of 1937 wishes her great and lasting luck. l l VIOLET CLAIRE PAONESSA New Britain, Conn. "Twinie" May 8, 1919 "The student of quietness and repose" The majority of the students have a very difficult time in telling Violet apart from her twin sister. She is what anyone would call a model girl, reserved, quiet, and well-mannered, Though her future profession is unknown to us we are certain she will make an excellent dressmaker for she practically lives in the sewing room, at the present time. So here s a toast to a very excellent future and much success to her. JOHN HENRY KARBONIC New Britain, Conn. " Karbyn October 9, 1918 "For he was szudioussof his ease" The crack of hickory on horsehide is uresounding throughout the country" and "Johnnie" has awakened from his long winter's sleep. Nothing will stir "Johnnie" out of a sound sleep quicker than the cry of "Batter up." "Johnnie" is a baseball player in the true sense ofthe word, always ready to do or die for N. B. H. S. Watch those corners, "Johnnie" Baseball '35, '36, '37, Basketball '37. Page 95 vl gr I ' ir , W -f i EUGENE THOMAS KELLY Manchester, Conn. 'ijeepn April 8, 1920 UI had her in my power-up a tree, as the Americans say" "jeep" is the child prodigy with a weakness for remembering auto- mobile registration numbers. Tell him a marker number and he will tell you the owner-sometimes. "jeep" is said to have derived a new formula for "elbow grease " This should be very profitable. How about it, "Gene," Alpha Iota Epsilon Fraternity. BESSIE KARLAMES New Britain, Conn. March 29, 1916 A'Where no sound may be" A small package of bashfulness with a goodly store of humor con- cealed is certainly Bessie. Her Mona Lisa smile has captivated every- one including the teachers. However, Bessie gets everything ac- complished by her own concientious study. Bessie needs a special book to keep track of all her numerous friends. Good luck to her. Girls' League. MARY JULIA KAROSIS New Britain, Conn. "Marie" july 10, l9l9 'Quietness ix best" Mary is that very, very quiet and shy young miss who wanders about the building with a far away look in her eyes. No matter, where she roams, non lad or sea or foam," Mary will no doubt always be quiet, but her very intimate friends will vouch for her loyalty as a corn- panion. Let's all wish her luck in whatever Field she may turn to. Phi Omega Sororityg Girls' League. Theta Sigma Fraternity. HELEN IRENE KARPICZ New Britain, Conn. December 2l 1918 "We are taken by neatness Trim, neat and the latest creations always adorn Helen s graceful Hgure. Her one desire is to be a model in some fashionable Park Avenue abode. We're sure I-Ielen'll make the grade However we are wondering if that certain someone who takes her driving is going to interfere with her career. Good luck in whatever it may be STEPHEN JOHN KELLY Dublin, Ireland i'Steve" August l l9l8 "Come live in my heart and pay no rent "Steve" is the man with the perpetual smile He is the life of any party and the "cream-in-the-coffee" of many a Beta Mu What they would do without him is quite a problem but what they do with him is an even greater problem. "Steve" spends most of his time in the library reading the lives of great men. Whether he will become a great man we cannot say, but we can assure you that someday he will become a man. We know that 'iSteve's" good nature will carry him to the top ' 1" F al I ' 4' . , ,- 4 4 Y, 0 wg' ,. ARTHUR HARRY KEVORKIAN New Britain, Conn. "1-ladoou May 13, 1918 "Every man is of importance to himself" "1-ladoo" is the one member of our football squad who felt at home in Miami. lt was his pleasure to live there at one time and much did he enjoy a chance for reunions. "l-ladoo" and "Moose" Sadoian are the inseparable "pals" of the Gridiron squad. Stick to it, "Hadoo." EMILY HELENE KASSEY Meriden, Conn. 'iEm" july 18, 1919 "All spread her charms" "Em", with those attractive blonde curls, has succeeded in en- chanting into her web of charm some masculine admiration from Forestville. l-lowserious7 Now we really can't say. She isastudious, brilliant, radiant 'ifem" but nevertheless she heartily endorses a giggle a minute for complete relaxation. We don't know what we'll do with- out "Em" but we're sincerely wishing her the best in success and happiness. HELEN BARBARA KAYKO New Britain, Conn. 'ACukes" October 8, 1918 A'Beautiful hair curled to the quick" When Helen makes up her mind to be an excellent student, she can be one, Of course, that's when she really is ambitious and very re- cently it's been her habit to be awfully good. Helen struts around once a week with a new hair style. She transforms her curls like magic-it's really remarkable. Compliments about her hair will continue to be made, and success will no doubt be hers, too. BELLE MICKEY KEREACES New York, N. Y, "Billie" April 4, 1918 'iDark lustre of thine eyes" Those large, brown, innocent eyes veiled with those curly lashes have hypnotized many a member of the opposite sex, and i'Bi1lie has the ability to keep them right under her thumb, too. Those very numerous dates often cause "Billie" to say, "Homework-let it waitf I-ler beaming smile will be sadly missed in good old N. B. H. S., but turn on the personality "Billie" and go to it. Glee Clubg C-irls' League, junior College Club. SYDNEY JACK KIRSHNIT New Britain, Conn. i'Kirshie" August 20, 1919 "What frosly-spirited rogue is this?" "Kirshie" is the culmination of years of work on the part of the country's best "imp" manufacturers. To call him the original "Peck's Bad Boyl' would be putting it mildly. For the best verifications of these reports we refer you to Messrs. Beach and Campbell. Keep up the bad work, MKirshie." in I '-f I 4. K, 1 ' " I EDWARD PETER KLIMKIEWICZ New Britain, Conn. "Eddie" September 29, 1918 "A friend is, as it were, a second sebfu "Eddy" has developed a hobby which would do honor to anyone. He makes a habit of collecting friends especially among the members of the 'iweaker sex." He is adept at tennis and he shows proficiency in that art known as "tripping the light fantastic." "Eddie" is also a clever artist. Although we do not know his future plans, we are sure success will be his. ARMENOOHI KEVORKIAN New Britain, Conn. "Armen" September 16, 1918 'AI do but swing because I must" Wonders of wonders! We are now able to discern between the Kevorkian twins. Folks, allow me to introduce 'iArmen." Her peculiar stride and mystic eyes have distinguished her from i'Nozzie." Clt took a magician to find the differencej Martha Raye has nothing on "Armen" just gather round, folks, and hear her go to town. But "Armen" has chosen a private secretarys career. All that we can say is that we hope her Martha Raye instinct will be well under control, NAZELIE KEVORKIAN New Britain, Conn. "Nozzie" September 16, 1918 i'Lively companionship shortens the miles" And now ladies and gentlemen here is i'Nozzie" a true pal and ad- visor, well-known for her ability to sooth troubled souls. "Nozzie" is also a natural born comedienne, besides being a wizard at her school- work. We'd say that "Armen" and "Nozzie" make an A-1 team. What do you say? Plenty of good luck to speed her on her way in the commercial world. fame," in other words, RUTH HELENE KINAT New Britain, Conn. "Cherry December 29 1918 "Music in her heart Ruth is an all-round girl. Her sunny smile cheerful disposition and hearty laugh have made her many friends Her major pastimes are singing, swimming, bowling, ping ping and skating Ruths life is not all play, however, for she very industriously practices the piano lfher ambition is to be a musician, we sincerely hope for Ruth s success JOHN EDWARD KOCZERA Newington, Conn. 'Johnnie june 8 1919 "A workman is known by his work john is one of those quiet, reserved boys who show to advantage the good breeding obtained in Newington He may be shy on the surface, but who knows what thoughts are seething within With his good looks, pleasing personality, and unparalleled ambition we see a bright future ahead of john in the field of aviation Flying to x ar" li fl ,- I ' tk K . . . f, I EDWIN SAUL KOPLOWITZ New Britain, Conn. 'tK0ppy" February 24, 1919 i'Precious is man ta man" A wee light burning in the garret-a Figure hunched over a booki Edwin Koplowitz. Burning the umidnight oil" is 'AKoppy's" hobby and it is thru the dint of this hard work that "Koppy" can boast of a card full of good marks, Hard work never hurt anyone, "Koppy." Nice going. Basketball, Tennis. EMILY THERESA KISLUK New Britain, Conn. "Baker" October 11, 1919 "Pos.res.red with thoughts of a bakery" If you hear an assortment of noises coming from some secluded corner it's sure to be Emily revealing all about this or that Don juan that entered her sanctuary last night, Emily, you see, works in a bakery, Emily is one happy-go-lucky girl with a mammoth per- sonality. lf a bakery is to be your future goal, Emily, just remember food is one way to a man's heart. Girls' League. CATHERINE CONSTANCE KOBELA New Britain, Conn. "Kala" january 20, 1919 'ANurse, friend of my life" Catherine is heading for a nurses career and will she make a good one? l'l1 say she will for she is neat, capable, energetic, good natured and to top it all off, she possess as a grand personality. As if these qualities weren't enough, Catherine is also an efficient dressmaker. Well, 'iKaki" deserves only the best of luck in her future career. Girls' League. 1 Q .- W .fi r f ifivzit? , :X ,Q 4- 'fi U 5 ,K HELENE BETTY KOHANIK L New Britain, Conn. "Lindy" March 1, 1919 5, "A boon companion to all" Q ,lf Companionable is the word for A'Lindy." Wherever loud noises . . seem to be issuing forth, you may be sure Helene is the center attraction. 7 A 1 "Lindy" is exceedingly capable of picking up bits of gossip and re- ' - - , lating it in an interesting manner. We can't vouch for her hopes of , L 1 A - the future, but were wishing plenty of luck to a true pal. ' Girls' League. luck in his future plans. Sports. FRANK JOHN KOSTREWA New Britain, Conn. A'Frankie" March 13, 1919 "Service hath its own reward" We first met Frank with a bandaged head from trying to leave a trolley in a "flying" hurry. Perhaps that was because he is centering his interests at present on aviation. We have always found him eager to take part in class activities, and never let it be said that a girl was the cause of his home work not being done, We wish him the best of Page 99 l 'Fl y , I - -V 5 I , ,A I 1 ',t ' e HENRY ANTHONY KOWALCZYK New Britain, Conn. A' Hennie" june 21, 1920 "lVhaZever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well" Anyone looking for "Bennie" had best look around our local base- ball diamond. Hennie can usually be found indulging in a few innings of our grand, old, national pastime. fNot rolling the spotted cubesj Hennie has visions of going into business for himself and it is not hard to picture him as a flourshing "hommes d' affairesf' Tailwinds and happy landings, i'Hennie." NATALIE AGNES KONICKI New Britain, Conn. "Nat" March 22, 1920 "Read, mark, learn and inwardly digest" To read and read and read some more is Natalie's aim in life. She is a champion reader and reads books, figuratively speaking, by the hundreds, Natalie is a true friend and shares everyones troubles. We ll stand by through thick and thin, Natalie. She is a hard-working, patient girl and we know she will be justly rewarded, MURIEL ELAINE KOPLOWITZ New Britain, Conn. 'iMickey" December 25, 1918 "Always room for a giggle" A word, a giggle, another word, another giggle and this goes on for hours with Muriel. She literally bubbles over with gay spirits, and succeeds in including everyone in a rapid conversation. Being on intimate terms with the teachers is Muriel's specialty. How does she do it? We don't know her aim in life but happy landings in all her Hights. Girls' League. if M-.- ANNE PAULINE New Britain, Conn. "Annie" . il is .". I 7223. KORZUN October 30, 1918 "An eye full of gentle salutationsn She is a pretty, young girl with amazing blue eyes that sparkle like the skies, Although she is very shy, her many friends flock around to enjoy her company. Anne is especially fond of sports and dancing. and most any old time finds her completely occupied in these activities. Anne's friendly spirit will carry her far in the future. Beacon Girlsg Girls' League. WALTER MICHAEL KOZATEK l-lartford, Conn. "Cody" December 20, 1918 "The ir0n's hot, time is come to slriken Here is another Newington specimen who is a born golfer. "Cody" made the golf team last year, and can still knock a ball out 200 yards. Walter spends most of his time in a little unknown town-Forestville- coaching a basketball team. Right now "Cody" wants a car in the worst way, He finds it difficult getting up in the morning and is be- ginning to realize that the trolley waits for no one. Golf Club. Page 100 : ul p I ' Y K - , jf' I I, r a l RICHARD RALPH KRONHOLM New Britain, Conn. "Dick" May 11, 1916 4'Sweel sounds overflow the listeners brain, so sweet that jay is almost pain" 'iHe's a drummer man in the band " An 11' . d what a drummer... "Dick" can manhandle a drummer set in a manner that would make Gene Krupce blush-maybe. We do not see much of "Dick" around school, as he is a very busy man, but we sure can hear him when he starts "a-rap-tap-tapping" on the drum," Band 3 Glee Club. MILDRED MARY KOSCIENIAK Kielce, Poland "Millie" February 18, 1920 "A smile that glowed with charming dimples" Lovable and cheerful, combined with a great sense of humor and ability to make friends has made 'AMil1ie" a very popular girl. When she smiles, two beautiful dimples pop out from nowhere. and very often young gentlemen are entranced by their appearance. Perhaps we'll be hearing of a famous "Dimp1es" Koscieniak. Girls' League. LOTTIE MARY KOSINSKI New Britain, Conn. November 7, 1919 'Excessive caution does no harm" Lottie is a girl whose friendships last forever. There aren't enough adjectives in Websters Dictionary to describe her good characteristics. But Lottie has one little fault-she is very cautious. She won't take an extra step until she figures out just where she'll land. And as for taking a dare well, we'l1 just leave that to you. Well, heres hoping that some day Lottie's life will depend on a sudden dare or impulse. 1 ' V 1, 2 x i ii. f 21-1' i 5' V' 45 W f 1 kit: lil, 5.153222 ANNE LEONORA KOVAL New Britain, Conn. A'Coral" April 19, 1919 "Why so serious?" Yes, 'tis true, Anne is a little serious at times, but when it comes to fun, Anne is wreathed in smiles. She is a friend to everyone and a grand pal in times of distress, Those very pretty styles that we are accustomed to seeing her wear are her own creations. So good luck, and more designing. HENRY F. LASKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. 'iHennie" july lo, 1919 'Gaining women and wine, while they laugh, they make men pine" Henry is quite popular with the women and may be seen any after- noon on Main Street viewing them as they pass up and down the i'Gay White Way" of our own Metropolis. 1-le is already quite a business man, and we congratulate him on knowing enough to keep the women out of his business. Smart boy, nl-lennief' Page 101 ll'a+7"' Qii , I t I I i ii' -" NF A ROBERT LEE Belfast, lreland "Bob" August ll, 1918 uHumor's the true democracy" "Bob" is like his namesake in that he is a Mgeneraln also. And we do not mean "general nuisance," His presence is the source of "general laughter." He has a line which keep his listeners in Ustitchesf' Also himself. But after all, why shouIdn't a fellow laugh at his own jokes. l'Bob's" favorite tune is i'Three O'clock in the Morning." We wonder why? Delvlolay. ELLEN ANN KOVALAUSKAS New Britain, Conn. "Blondy" March 24, 1919 "I am my own commander" Tall, blonde and very susceptible to winks from the opposite sex, Ellen likes her schoolwork, and she never really worries until that famous fifth week rolls around, then Ellen makes herself scarce. Her major ambition is to live and love, Ellen won't have to tight a very hard battle to achieve her goal, Girls' League Representative. HELEN THERESA KOWALSKY New Britain, Conn. August 28, 1919 "Float upon the wings of silence" Personality glows like a skyrocket all over Helen in spite of her shy attitude in school. In all events looks are deceiving. As most modern girls agree, dancing is just about perfect, and Helen is no exception. Any Fine day finds Helen participating in outdoor sports. Whatever she is going to do in the future, we wish her luck. Girls' League. some employer be lucky though! t.DOH." Page 102 ANNE THERESA KOZAKIEWICZ New Britain, Conn. "Nan" june 11 1919 UA reading machine, all wound up Anne is a human reading machine that is very hard to excel for she is the chief supporter of the library. She is very active in sports and her recreational interests center around the Boys Club and the Y lvl. C. A. We wonder if she really watches the games? And by the way boys, she's a very nimble uhoofer. Since Anne s stenography is hard to beat, she's naturally heading for a secretary s career Won t DONALD CLARK LOOMIS New Britain, Conn. "Don" September 22 1920 "The used key is always bright One urge, to get ahead, seems to be forever inspiring Don ways out to do better, "Don" is truly an investigator of his studies Forging ahead in a slow but sure manner Don seems to radiate a spirit of perseverance condusive to better success Dont fail us ilfyfrl 191 9, I " 1' 5 ,. ,.:f' -L ANTHONY LOPES New Britain, Conn. "Tony" August 10, 1917 'Good luck reaches farther than long arms" The miracle man of the Boys' Club, thats '4Tony." When "Tony" is not at the Club, he is in the gym. The opposite is also true. "Tony" shows much promise as a "basketeer" and who knows, but what he may some day qualify for the Boys' Club Midgets. Good luck. "Tony," HELEN VERONICA KOZAKIEWICZ New Britain, Conn. "Tiny" june 25, 1918 "Nothing impossible to a willing heart" Helen is very tall and worth her weight in gold. Request her to do something, and she is immediately at your service. Ah, but what is this? A serious note has crept into Helens voice recently. Who can Henry be? Helen is another secretary-to-be and no doubt she'l1 land in the middle of success. Girls' League. IRENE TESSIE KULPER New Britain, Conn. "Renee" September 20, 1919 i"The great cause of cheering us up" A lightning streak. a bell, the streak has vanished. i'Tessie" has beat the bell again. "Tessie" is a Hy-by-the-minute girl in the morn- ing and a take-your-time lassy at noon. So complete a change is very seldom wrought in one individual, but "Renee," as you see, is an ex- ception. She is tiny but very active in sports. Her cheerfulness and persistance will assist her through life. Girls' League Representative. MARY ANN MADGE KULIK New Britain, Conn. "Oakie" September 19, 1919 "To make my life romantic" The traditional saying "All good things come in small packages" is fittingly applied to Mary. Shes small, and Latin has never been an unconquerable subject for her. Her one ambition, however, is to be a student of romance. just how strong can that outside inspiration be? Well, Mary, loads of luck. RUSSELL DOMINIC LOSE V New Britain, Conn, "Russ" March 31, 1919 'There is still sunshine on the wall" "Russ" is another "hanger-on" in the gymnasium. But gym or not, he manages to find time to "gad about" a bit evenings and give the ladies a treat. He trips all around with a smile on his face. Hes a pleasure to meet or to see, any place. Watch the ladies, "Russ", they're poison. Page 103 ,-A or. vi I ' -V l ' I i il DONALD JOSEPH MCCAHILL Farmington, Conn. "Don" April 27, 1919 "Look before you leap" Gone are the days when you can paddle a canoe over to Camp Willimantic evenings, 'iDon." No more will you croon the sweet strains of Red River Valley to a bonnie Girl Scout. But, we wonder- surely that dreamy look bids no good. Keep on dreaming, "Don," it's a happy way out. HELEN FRANCES KURTYKA Reading, Pa. "Shadow" October 1, 1919 'Just and youthful jollilyu Helen may be jolly and carefree, but that never interferes with her schoolwork. She's on time to the minute with her assignments, and right by the clock in everything she attempts. Telling a joke at a critical time is her all-important hobby. Helen has the travel 'ibugf' so she will probably go a-wandering in the near future. We're hoping for her success in the business world. ROSE MADELINE KWASNIK New Britain, Conn. "Chick" july 20, 1919 i'Sociely became my glittering bride" Whoops! Where is that breeze coming from? Of course, it's Rose breezing away to her next class. She generally arrives at each destination a fraction of a second before the bell rings. Rose wouldn t think of passing up a social function for the sake of preparing for a test, but then why should she? Her marks are just about O. K. Farmington holds some strange fascination for Rose lately, so we can't vouch for her future but good luck anyway, Rose. Page 104 HELEN LABAS New Britain, Conn, August 10, 1920 'Be always merry as ever you can be" She is a cheerful person and her acquaintances are many. From dawn till dusk, Helen is the original saviour for friends. Among her sport interests ice skating seems to rank in first place. Helen's mind is at present being distracted by the attentions of a certain ambitious gentleman. Carloads of happiness to guide her through life, Alpha Omicron Sorority. PHILIP ERWIN MCGUINESS Newington, Conn. "Simpy" December 14, 1917 'iHe goes down to the sea in ships" We wish that "Soapy" would tell us how he keeps that youthful look. This boy has two prime interests. One of them is to build rafts and sail them about Wards Pond. The other interest is the "fems" and we give you three guesses which he will cling to longest. Take the rafts, "Soapy," they're not as dangerous. - g mi?-"fl , P' A I ' e k ln ,,,.io'f I 4 " JOSEPH FRANK MALCZYNSKY New Britain, Conn. 'jazzu April 13, 1918 "Oh, how shocking is his carriage" By the carriage in this case we are referring to "Joes" favorite car. You all know that green Ford with "Vinnie" Zdanzukas in it. Yes, i'joe" has the car Fixed up so you are "shocked," by merely touching it. Thus he causes much havoc about the school afternoons. "joe" is starting early in to "electrify" us. We trust he will not continue such "shocking" work. Intramural Basketball, Cheer Leader. NEFFIE LAMPROS Thompsonville, Conn. "PeHie" February 14, 1918 "1 mix my charm with brains" Nefhe is a small bundle of personality and brains alert to all new interests. This brown-eyed charmer has no end of admirers, and she spends her spare time luring customers to her father's store. And can she attract them! The future is sure to bring "PefHe's" name into prominence in the field of accomplishments. Daughters and Sons of St, George, Y. M. C, A. Craft Shop. RUTH LOUISE LAMSON Hartford, Conn. 'iRufus" january 5, 1919 'Quiet-the most profitable of things" Lucky is the person who makes Ruth's acquaintance. She never permits a loud noise to disturb her peaceful demeanor. She certainly is a model that should be followed by noisy people, Oral reports have been her Waterloo, but then who does like them? Ruth is quite shy but console yourself, Ruth, bashful people are often the finest, and gd the longest way. KARL FRED MAN DL e si! THERESA BARBARA LAPSIS New Britain, Conn. "Terry" October 16, 1919 "Humour is often of great utility" Upon a first glance, Theresa looks like a quiet maiden but upon close inspection, we Find a young lady laden with a sense of humor. Theresa is quite clever in her schoolwork and has a flair for beauty. All her many pals think she is one grand person. If she keeps up the good work, she's sure to carve a brilliant future for herself. New Britain, Conn. "Buster" March 28, 1918 A , "There is no true orator who is not a hero" ,.'- Cast your optics upon this paragraph, all ye readers of the Bee f- - , ,.. , 1-live, and become acquainted with Karl Mandl, glib golden-tongued orator of all ucurrent event" and book-report sessions. Oratory, helpfulness are elements embodied in him. These and his cheerfulness ' have done much to contribute to his success in class work. Adios, Q Karl, Swimming. is 4 z A 3 A , gifts however, is not the only gift he possesses, initiative, perseverance, and :L V Q Page 105 116,71 1- l y I V -r n , l w' ' A EDWARD JOSEPH MARCINCZYK New Britain, Conn. "Merchant" january 17, 1920 'Alt is pleasant to go mad" Well, well, well, if it isn't that suave, slight-hand artist "lv1erchant." 'iEddy" is sure clever with his hands, probably accounting for his adeptness in gymnasium classes, especially basketball. Go and get 'em "Merchant," Intramural Basketball. ANN MAY JOAN LAPINSKI New Britain, Conn. '4Ginger" December 18, 1918 "Come late, come right" Ann is a blonde that takes a great deal of pleasure out of being late. She has also won recognition in Home Economics as being a wonderful cook. Gan it be she's aiming to please her tennis companion in Far- mington? We hear her plan of the future is to be a nurse, but what- ever it is, go to the limit in achieving success, "Ginger," junior College Clubg Girls' League, Glee Club. ETHEL DORIS LARSON New Britain, Conn. April 13, 1917 'iLife is to be fortijfled by friendship" Attention ye knitters-heres a knitter that really knows what knitting is all about. She has knitted many things, and will no doubt willingly give a few pointers to anyone on "l-low to be a well-dressed woman in knitted clothes." Ethel is tall and congenial. Her friendly disposition has added a score of friends to her credit. Good luck to her in whatever she may attempt. Rainbow 5 Girls' League. Girls' League. Swimming. Page 106 SEMIRAMIS ANN LAZAR Russia "Semi" March 28 1919 "A womanlr locks long 'iSemi" is that very enviable young lady who has an enormous crop of black hair. We all love it, "Semi It looks swell She is a very able clerk in the main office, and her cheery voice echoing New Britain High School" will forever haunt the shadows of N B H S "Semi" is a great help in everything she does and her schoolwork has always been done on time, Gheery wishes for her success ANTHONY JOHN MARCHETTI New Britain, Conn. "Tony" November 31 1919 "I am God's gift to the women "Tony" is a good lad except for one fault Sometime during his repose on this Earth he made a meal out of Websters memorable work. Verbose as they come, "Tony takes great pleasure in as tounding his friends with ear-opening displays of loquaciousness "Tony" is a sure bet to talk himself into something 1Ii?,'Pl Qvl g V I I . f f: I v i Y -- .... PAUL MAZUR New Britain, Conn. "Maz" july 15, 1919 'AThe only laughing animal is mann Why Paul never played football, is an enigma. The man is built like a small sized mountain, and his goodness is almost as great. Chemistry is Paul's favorite recreation, and it is very often that he spends an afternoon daubling in the lab. Thar she goes, 'jPaul." ANNE E. LAZARSKI New Britain, Conn. "Angie" August 12, 1919 "Smiles from reason flow" Smile, smile and the world smiles with her for Anne is an excep- tionally cheery person on every day, cloudy or bright. Now, believe it or not, but Anne comes to school regularly even when she feels "down in the dumps," and that's more than most of us can say. Work- ing for Mr. Sallee has occupied all her spare time in the afternoons, and he certainly appreciates the work she accomplishes. I-ler loquaci- ous manner will carry her far in the future, so we'll just add, plenty of luck to her. Cvirls' League. ARIONE LEIKIN New Britain, Conn, june 9, 1920 'Alndividuality is not innocence" A modern Venus, Phi Delta is proud to call her own. Her pleasing manner, grand sense of humor and individuality make it no wonder that wherever Arione is, a group is bound to be. However, of late we have noticed a perplexed frown marring her face. ls it because she can t decide on her Romeo? Three cheers for her success and happiness in the future. Phi Delta Sorority. with her. l MARJORIE ARLENE LIND Brockton, Mass. "Midge" january 25, 1919 'AThal wakeful nighlingaleu Oh, curly top, where did you get those bewitching curls and lus- trous eyes? Ah, Csigh, sighj we envy you. Marjorie fascinates people when she smiles. il-ler cute little nose crinkles up, erases the freckles and two charming dimples appear. No wonder she can "charm 'emf' Marjorie always seems to be everywhere at once making friends with everyone she meets. Oh, yes, "Midge" also has a cute giggleswell- we don't know how cute it is, but it's a giggle all right. The very best of luck to i'Midge," but let's hope she doesnt let those curls run away I CHARLES JOSEPH McEVOY New Britain, Conn. "Chick" july 27, 1918 2 "One hour of right-down love is worth an age of dully living on" "Chick" is that streak of lightning you must have noticed passing E 2, throughthe halls between periods. ls it true that a lady-love awaits .V Chick? However, "Chicks" studies are still O. K,, despite the luck, "Chick." periodic rendezvous. Evidently the ugentlemann has brains. Good Page 107 l .1 I . xlyfu a t F 1 , l iw ' JOSEPH PAUL MELECHINSKY Berlin, Conn. flue" April 25, 1919 "And good luck go with thee" "joe" is a swell fellow and one easy to get along with. He sure has a "way" with the girls, and they'l1 certainly miss him and his coupe when he leaves. joe intends to become an automobile mechanic and with his knowledge it will not take him long. When our cars break down, we hope that joe will be on hand-. Baseball. MARY ELIZABETH LINNEHAN Warren, Mass. "Lib" March 17, 1919 "The certainly lo please" Mary is one of our perfect girls with an overflowing measure of feminine pulchritude, charm, personality and brains. She can be seen at all times with that certain Beta Mu 'ifourf' We notice Mary has a certain "yen" for a football hero, and we are beginning to believe the feeling is mutual. Mary is going to enter the business world, and we all know she'11 prove both capable and successful, Beta Mu Sororityg junior College Club: Girls' League. VERNA RUTH LOCKWOOD New Britain, Conn. "Bunny" October 18, 1919 " Her life holds many ll hope and aim" We Find in Verna one of those terribly ambitious students who studies all day, and then goes home and studies all night. She has a fine sense of humor, and will always go out of her way to help someone else, She tells us that she intends to pursue the study of "Mental Physcologyf' Did she get that idea from her association with us. ROSE LOTKO New Britain, Conn. March 2, 1918 i'Such a way she dances" Here a yo-yo, there a yo-yo, everywhere a yo-yo. Watch that girl, bubbling over with gayety, swing her nimble feet. Rose is one of the fanciest Steppers in N. B. H, S, One recommendation thoroughly indorsed by Rose for a perfect 0363" is bicycle riding. How she is going to refrain from "Swinging" around hospitals in pursuit of her nurse's career we wou1dn't dare say, but good luck to her. EDWARD JOSEPH MENOUSEK New Britain, Conn. "Eddie" june S, 1919 A' He'.r got his love to keep him warm" "Eddie" has that 'icertain something"-at least according to most pupils' ways of thinking he must have it because he has picked Math as a favorite subject. Well, they say that figures don't lie, figuratively speaking, so it seems he is one delegated to the well-known "straight and narrow." We expect to hear of "Eddie" in the engineering line. Page 108 X aw' ll ui, I n I, l ALEXANDER MINTICH New Bfifaifl, Conn. HAI" November 29, 1916 "He has a body beautiful" The Brothers Mintich we all know One is A'A1," the other, ujoef' Of "Al" we first will speak to you, And the many things this boy can do. 1-le is best at lifting weights, But he's no "Slouch" when it comes to dates. Well done, "Al," Y. M. C. A. ELSIE LOTZ Stuttgart, Germany "El" November 1, 1919 A'Vigofous in pursuit of business" Elsie hails from those broad, sunny slopes of Newington. Take a lesson in slimness from Elsie, girls, and become a farmerette. She's chuck full of that vitality that is needed to keep pace with Mr. Sa1lee's demands. You've had experience, eh what, Elsie? Nevertheless, Elsie is one grand sport, full of ambition, and one private secretary that is sure to meet success at every turn. Girls' League, DOROTHY EVELYN LYNCH Hartford, Conn. December 14, 1919 "Sociable as a basket of kittens" Yes sir! "Dot" is an all-round pal, and as sociable as they come. Of course, "Dot" has occasionally come to class unprepared, but her marks have always been in the moderate ranking class. "Dot" Hits around picking up new 'icrushesu but none have reached permanency as yet. Some day, A'Dot!" When she leaves school "Dot" should llieep on making social contacts, it's one of the greatest gifts she can ave. EVELYN BARBARA MACIOROWSKI Westfie1d,Mass. "Evy" October 15, 1919 A'Qualities of reason and judgment" "Evy" is a natural-born leader, and every minute sees her achieving new heights, A marvelous dancer, an expert typist, and a very popular social highlight are a few of "Evy's" accomplishments, Schoolwork and ice skating divide her attentions. That must be the secret of a pierfect figure. Here's hoping she skates right through the pathway o success. JOSEPH MINTICH New Britain, Conn. "joe" lvlarch 20, 1918 " His muscles are a delight to all eyes" "-Ioe's" the brother of our "Al" You can go to him when you need a pal, Or if you should need a bodyguard You'1l find Joes muscles tough and hard. We'd hate to meet him in a fight 'Cause he's a sport that sure lives right. Nice going, "joe" Y. M. C. A. lla"" nfl hr I ' V K - ,I -f I .5 4 s' 1 JOSEPH ANTHONY MONTANO New Britain, Conn. February 25, 1919 MI, too, am fighting my campaign" "joe" is the answer to the prayers of those teachers who enjoy the presence of a student around their desks about 99Z, of the period. A possible basketball star till fate broke his arm. "joe" has the best wishes of all as he decends upon a fevered world. Basketball '36, '37. MARY DOROTHY MADENSKI New Britain, Conn. November 20, 1918 'AAU things overcome by determination" Red hair attracts an onlooker at a first glance, but with a second glance, one Hnds a superior mixture of knowledge, ambition, and personality. Odd, but school has always been a major attraction for her, and every afternoon finds Mary vigorously adding to her already abundant store of knowledge. She is also an excellent cook, Deter- mination is sure to bring her success in the commercial world but sooner or later that red hair will lend a romantic aspect to her career. Girls' League Representative Cthree yearsj. FRANCES CATHRINE MADER New Britain, Conn. December 11, 1918 "Silent as the moon" 1 A very sweet and shy person, Frances goes gently on her way. Her personality is very pleasing and her smile is exceptionally charming, but she is subject to moods. Well, everyone has a right to change . -' 1 from day to day, and it's perfectly O. K. Frances, because it makes an " interesting person. Whatever Frances has in mind for the future we wish her plenty of luck. Page 110 .a eg? MARY HELEN MAJOCKA New Britain, Conn. December 15, 1918 " Nicknames, the most unanswerable argument" Nickname Sal-that's Mary. No matter where she roams or whom she meets, Mary always run smack into a flood of nicknames. She's lucky. She is cheerful and friendly, and that blonde hair cer- tainly adds to her attractive appearance. Mary is another lover of dancing, but there is always room for one more good da icer. The business world is sure to accept her as a willing worker. Girls' League. JAMES JOSEPH MORRISSEY Walpole, Mass. "jimmy" April 16, 1919 "A joke's a serious thing" Good natured, seldom tired, but a tartar when aroused, in other words "jimmy" Morrissey. "jimmy" believes that there is a time and 'place for everything. He will joke when jokes are in order, but you might as well try to get a laugh out ofa statue if "jimmy" is in the thinking mood. From the looks of things, "jimmy" has the right idea, i in-,fri P iii Nel l. I e k - , I-'ff I r -M ' JOHN GEORGE MOSES New Britain, Conn, "Monk" February 25, 1920 "A man is a child of his works" "Monk" Meyer is his hero and 'AMargie" is his goal. What a com- bination. "Monk" had been in the habit of having a real 'jam ses- sion" with his books up to this last year, Here romance overtook and captured his love-weary soul. Thus the poor boy, lovesick after the manner of Shakespeare, has wandered thru the last semester in fits of despair. "Ain't" love grand, "Monk" SUSAN MANCHAK Starford, Penn. "Sue" October 27, 1919 HA smile that glowed celestial rosy red" Oh, "Sue," don't you see! Your attractiveness and personality has all the boys agog waiting for you to give them a tumble. Oh! but most everyone knows that she is absorbed in Forestville admiration at the present time. Cheer up boys-there'll come a day. ".:1ue's" cheery smile engulfs one like a ray of sunshine and her giggle is enough to make any one gay. Homework often awaits "Sue" in piles but it always gets done. The very best of luck to "Sue." We know she'll succeed. GENEVIEVE MARION MANCZUK New Britain, Conn. 'Jermyn May 8, 1919 "Society, soldier offriendshipn Sociable as the day is long, "Gen" has accomplished the miraculous fete of making everyone at ease in her presence. She is very m.1ch interested in current affairs and is a loyal companion to everybody. No one can miss "Gems" cheery greetings that are always heard echoing around. "Gen" just doesn't look natural without a faithful stack of books under her arm. Doesn't she ever get tired of lugging them? Her ambitious nature will surely bring her success. Girls' League. night, Baseball. CATHERINE CHARITY MANGAN New Britain, Conn. "Canine july 19 1919 "She goes far that never turns Neat, trim and easy to look at are the adjectives applicable to Catherine. A certain trio has roamed around the halls for three solid years with Catherine as a member. Oh for the key that will unlock their book of secrets, but what a calamity it would be' She is especially noted for her charming personality and good nature We know she ll succeed in whatever she attempts so good luck to Catrine Beta Mu Sorority, junior College Club Glee Club Musical Club JOHN FRANCIS NOONAN New Britain, Conn. flock" anuary 4 1919 A'Afler rain cometh the fair weather "jacks" most well known trick is to walk directly in front of cars while engrossed in thoughts of love and romance That is jack is engrossed, not the cars. East End Park is the scene of jack s summer time activities. In fact, he is down there morning Noonan lie?" rl gr I ' e r f! GEORGE PETER NUSS, JR. New Britain, Conn. March ll, 1917 "Dispatch is the soul of business" George is another faithful member of our school's musical organiza- tion. He has the makings of a real good executive, if one is to judge by the business like way in which he ambles around the school. Keep right on walking till you get that diploma, George. Cheer Leader '35, '36, Musical Club, Glee Club. VIRGINIA M. MARFYAK New Britain, Conn. "Dickie" August 9, 1919 "A song exalis each joy" Who hasn't noticed that pile of curls adorning "Dickies" head. They've gained her plenty of notoriety. "Dickie" loves to sing and joke, and gets a lot of fun out of school, but never fails to attain high marks, especially in French. She is a pleasant companion, but one must like music to be her boon friend for "Dickie" always has a song on her lips. Watch out for a gentleman who is on the lookout for a young lady with an undecided future, "Dickie" Girls' League. FLORENCE JANETTE MARTINEAU New Britain, Conn. August 27, 1919 "Quiet, the most profitable of all things" Mix a mite of shyness and a mite of quiet with a love of art and music, and presto, Florence emerges, Being shy and quiet has kept her from being either the "belle of the ball," or the "Sirene of the foot- ball game," but it hasnt affected her scholastic standing in the least. May her ship. "Life," come through with flying colors. 1-lobby-Art ROSE AGNES 'lt- NY Girls' League 3 Tennis. "With Neidlf' "Together, " Maybe they're "stuck" on each other. MARUT New Britain, Conn. i'Tapsy" October 18, 1918 '1Ioy,joyforever" Sure, tis a jolly lassie she is. If you see a group of girls chatting and giggling, you may be sure Rose is among them. Seldom assuming a serious air, her company is a haven for those perplexed snuls seeking rest. She is not at all the bashfexl type, nor is she the stsxdiaus type, either. Rose manages to get good grades, however, and we are in- clined to believe that in some cases this must be due to her personality. The world will be hers if she keeps on smiling. GEORGE WILSON NEIDL New Britain, Conn. "Toad" May 27, 1918 "The secret of solitude is that there is no solitude" 'Y "Neidl, where are you." "With Roulierf' i'Roulier, where were you?" "Where were you both?" Talk about Damon and Pythias all you want, we nominate these boys for the Beehive award for sticking closest together most of the time. Page I ' , P' fx I ' ff K ' I r ' HENRY JOHN NESGODA New Britain, Conn. "Hennie" May 21, 1919 'Loves labours lost" Seeking the companionship of boys rather than girls, "Hennie" is what might be called the strong, silent type. Possessing an ample supply of initiative and a pleasing disposition, "Hennie" is really a promising' young businessman. Don't take any wooden nickels, Hennie. ROSE THERESA MARCHION New Britain, Conn. i'Tootsie" june 29, 1919 "There is grace in small people" "Tootsie" is a wee slip of a girl and looks so helpless but, oh my, looks are deceiving. "Tootsie" is very capable of taking care of her- self, thank you. Concentration on schoolwork just doesn't seem to be in "Tootsie" Certain other aspects seem to require her undivided attention. Cheer up, "Tootsie," life in the future is sure to bring a silver lining. Iota Nu Sorority. NELLIE MARCELLE MASONIS New Britain, Conn, "Nellie" February l, 1920 i'Danced her wayward round" Wow! Here she comes and can you tell it! Her gay manner and cheery disposition characterises Nellie as a typical light-hearted per- son. No worries ever load her pretty little head, and nothing ever bothers her for any length of time. Dancing goes hand in hand with 'iNellie" and she looks like the type of person who can manage her feet with dexterity. Nellie is thinking of going to college, so let's all wish more power to her. Delta Gamma Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. is a good tough razor. Blue Jays' Basketball Team. SONIA JOAN MAZURIK New Britain, Conn. December 15 1919 "She hath made small great Sonia is a tiny little lass with brunette hair and pretty Jade eyes. By the way, have you ever noticed how her eyes chance with her moods? Take a lookfits miraculous Sonia loves to dance and enjoys all types of sports, We don't know what her plans for the future are, but can't youjust picture her as an excellent English teacher7 JOSEPH THOMAS O DAY New Britain, Conn. 'joen june 28 1918 "The soft down of manhood was just springing on his cheek flue" is a great lover of baseball with a soft spot in his heart for the Boston Red Sox. He has hopes of some day rivaling that sopho more "rookie" joe Di Maggio. He also likes a good stiff game of basketball. From the reports the best graduation present for joe J 1 xr I ' .ff K - , 'ff I w f i -fee 4 CHARLES CONSTANTINE 0'DONNELL Lowell, Mass. 'A Handxomeu February 27, 1920 " He ain't got rhythm" Yes, sir, this C. O. D. package is wrapt up in himself. A barber would have a holiday working on "l-landsome's" flowing, curly locks. He has a "neat" style with the weaker UD sex and shows great promise along these lines. Keep them hoping, "Handsome" GRAYCE MARGARET MCAVAY New Britain, Conn. "Mac" April 7, 1919 "Bidding of some popular breeze" Grayce is one of those popular Beta Mu girls that make such a rum- pus every day in the main hall. Grayce has many qualities, but one of her best is her imitiations of popular feminine movie or radio stars, such as, Martha Raye. She makes merry wherever she goes, and promotes a lot of fun and frolic. What would a dance floor be without bumping into "Gracie puss"-she certainly has never missed a dance. Good luck to her. Girls' League, Beta Mu Sorority. MAE THERESA McKENNA Newington, Conn. "Red" October 25, 1918 "Rare and radiant maiden" Who is that smart looking gal over there? You don't need the second look to see that it is our Newington friend, Mae, with her radi- ant personality. Mae has studied hard at her business course, and now many employers will grapple for her skill as their private secretary. Dear old N. B. H. S. couldn't have done without her these last two years. She's what people term a "knock-out." We wish her luck in everything she undertakes in the future. Girls' League, Glee Club. . Q 3, 6 if ELIZABETH MARY McMAHON New Britain, Conn. "Betty" October 7, 1919 "Exerci.re fur health" Bright and early every morning finds 'iBetty" walking up and down the corridors getting her daily exercises before the laborious tasks of the day begin. She's a wise person. If she doesn't do it before she'1l never do it after, if she gets what 1 mean. Shes going far in the nursing profession, and all she has to do is just keep going. WESLEY OGLE New Britain, Conn. i'Wes" February 13, 1919 "Is there a heart that music cannot melt" Oh, "Wes" plays the horn in the band. And he plays it right well, too. It is a pleasure to hear the "brass" nswing out," with i'Wes" setting the pace. Here's hoping "Wes" gets a chance in the big time. Page 114 - I ' " ' we K - ,ff I ,L 1 I EDWARD JOHN PARTYKA New Britain, Conn. "Eddie" December 23, 1918 'il would like lo live to study, and not study to live" Cowardice is not one of "Eddie's" failings although the way he cringes from his various tests, it is hard to believe. "Eddie" is like a rubber man, and it is not long after a test before he is his usual smiling self again. Don't let them get you down, "Eddie" Baseball. CATHERINE MARY MCMURRAY New Britain, Conn, "Kay" August 16, 1919 "The wondrous charm of sex" A'Kay" has that certain something which is very attractive to both sexes, and combined with a sweet disposition and charming personality makes "Kay" just about tops. The Sigma Delta Sorority post claims her at the end of each period. Lately "Kay's" chief topic of con- versation has been broadcasting. Is it just a casual interest, "Kay?" We hope you Gnd happiness along every wave-length. Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. ROSE HELEN MESSINA New Britain, Conn. "Dolly" january 14, 1919 "A sense of mystery" The mystery of the classroom, Rose has lurked in the shadows for three years rarely bringing herself to light. So few girls are able to keep quiet in this hectic world that we marvel at her ability, We'd love to know what goes on behind her immobile face. The very best wishes for "Dolly's" happiness and success, HELEN THERESA MICKIEWICZ New Britain, Conn. "Mickey" june 15, 1921 "Fixed to no spot" Have you ever seen a girl who has all the fun she can manage, and still gets her work done? Well just take a look at "Mickey" who is extremely capable of doing that very thing. just how she does it is still a dark secret. Her speed in stenography and typing will lead her riglllt up the golden gates of some life-long position. The very best of luc . Girls' League. EDWARD OTTO PAUL New Britain, Conn. "Ed" April 8, 1919 i'The strength of twenty men" One look at 'AEd" and we know what Apollo looked like. Tall, light, and the proud possessor ofasplendid physique, i'Ed"has learned the trick of making girls' hearts go putter-putter. An expert on the parallel bars and a fearless motorcycler, "Ed" has yet to conquer the one arm handstand. The last time we saw "Ed," he was still trying. Apparatus, Parrellel Bars, Horizontal Rings, Horse. Page 115 Xiu" vip I 'e il, -Hg l rfwi, HERBERT BERNARD PEARSON New Britain, Conn. A' Herb" November 3, 1919 "I wonder who's kissing her now" "Herb" is the reason they still run buses to Plainville, What's that magnificent attraction, 'AHerb?" It would be someone called A'Millie," wouldnt it? 'iHerb" is a figure we are accustomed to seeing on the front steps. A good worker in many extra-curricular activities, "Herb" is bound for "tops," Amphion Club, Tennis. HELEN DOROTHY MIEZLAISKIS New Britain, Conn, "Freckles" August 30, 1919 'Step by step the ladder is ascended" Hold your hats everyone, here comes Helen! She's personality plus and a grand mixer. Of course she has certain natural elements such as romantic halucinations, and a dislike for schoolwork. How- ever, she is very keen in her secretarial course. lt is an open secret that Helen is very much interested in social activities. Except for boating, swimming, and tennis with a little drawing and music as a side-line, Helen has no other hobbies. Keep your eyes on her for she's bound to be a famous New Britainite. Girls' League. HELEN MARION MIGLIN New Britain, Conn. june 2, 1919 l'Quiet persons are welcome everywhere" The month of roses and brides saw the coming of Helen Miglin. She's a different type of person, serious in her work, but a grand pal and a good joker when the occasion arises. Not a day of school has she missed for the entire three High School years, and if that isnt a good record, what is? She aspires to the career of a stenographer, and according to her good work in school, her hopes and dreams, we 'ii W . S X 5 , ' ' ye- + ,. se, . , S . .Sh if ..,, know, will be realities. 5 I Iii N G e.. ,, -' E 4 I A is-3 i,gev1' 21' fi 1 - ' - ff?-lfdi lim RL-Y ' 2 iw , :sf r Q ij is "1 f' sf :fi ANN T. MIKOLAJCZYK ' New Britain, Conn. April 4, 1919 HA kingly action to help the fallen" Ann is one of the rarest types of girls in N. B, H. S. for she gets a great deal of pleasure out of doing things that should be done4such as homework. The how, when, or wherefore, we haven't been able to discover. Ann is also a life-saver when it comes to helping unprepared classmates, Her pleasing personality holds great things in store for her in the future. Girls' League. ROGER WILLIAM PERRY Springlield, Mass. "Ex Lax" ,june ll, 1919 "Syllables govern the world" Despite "Ex Lax's" everflowing conversation, he has a personality which bids fair to achieve greatness, Always ready to debate, Roger spends the greater part of his time in the chemistry lab supervising operations for Mr. Chase, Better keep an eye on your job, Mr. Chase! Page 116 g Y 1 irw' 1 il - gr I , k I , I 4' , uf 1' ALFRED ERNEST PILZ New Britain, Conn. "Barnum" December 29, 1918 "Nobly lives, rwbly dies" "The Mayor of Arch Street." There are few days when "Al" cannot be found surveying his domains from under various awnings, What i'Al's" itinerary in life is, we do not know, but here's a toast to it, whatever it may be." FLORENCE TERESA MILEWSKI New Britain, Conn "Flo" August 6, 1918 USilence answers much" Florence intends to be a nurse someday, and by her attitude to keep up-to-date in schoolwork, we know she'l1 be a model nurse. "Flo" is very shy, but she is noted for her fine character. lf she keeps up the good spirit, she'll surely gain success. LEOCADIA BARBARA MLYNARSKI New Britain, Conn. "Lois" February 26, 1920 ' 'Quietness and confidence' ' Oh, she is very easy going and very, very quiet. "Lois" is inclined to take school work a bit too easily but nevertheless she has arrived at the close of each assignment right on time. I-ler pleasant smile makes a hit with all her friends. Dancing, swimming, and roller skating seem to be her favorite activities. Well, we hope "Lois" Finds happiness all along the way. a frigate, for it takes you leagues awayf Stamp Collecting, ALDONA RUTH MONTVILLE New Britain, Conn. "Al" March 15 1919 " Her perfection in art LS so rare In the years to come it won't be surprising if one hears of a formerly unknown, small-town artist having gained admiration and recognition in the field of art. It might be well to tuck the name of Aldona Mont ville away in your memory-it may come in handy Aldona is a very human and natural fellow student. An extensive art school training will complete her education. A clear, bright future lies ahead for her DANIEL CHARLES PLUDE New Britain, Conn. "Danny" October 9 1917 "Personality is to a man what perfume is to aflower 'iDanny's" sobriquet is suggestive of a certain well known Indian hunter and frontiersman. Our "Danny does most of his hunting between the covers of his books. To "Danny we say A book is like -if-' YI Z- 1' Y i g - I " Q Y ' K I , -if X N ,. 1 ' Q i -' 'A GEORGE OTTO POMERENKE New Britain, Conn. "Pomer" May 15, 1918 "Do not trust too much to outward complexion" Don't let his angelic looks fool you, folks. He's a devil in his own home town, Yet, behind his smooth composure is a keen mind and an impish bit of good nature. "Pomer" is considering buying himself a truck to carry his books home from school, thus testifying to his studious aims. We have a hunch this boy will write his name upon the cards of time. AGNES LOUISE MYSLIWIEC New Britain, Conn. May 10, 1920 "Apply our hearts unto wisdom" Tiny, but wisdom galore, and she is one of the few who always has her lessons prepared and consequently makes her a constant uray of sunshine" to any teacher. Agnes is not a "pro" at dancing or other gayeties, for she prefers a quiet evening at home. We admire her ability and ambition, and through her life may they be her guiding stars. Girls' League. EVELYN LILLIAN NAMNOUM Waterbury, Conn. 'iEvy" january 3, 1920 "Free to .ring and play" A large vocabulary topped by an immense liking for popular tunes is very symbolic of Evelyn. She is very intelligent and has the am- bition to become a successful reporter but she is also a very skillful singer. Swimming and hiking lead Evelyn's list of sports. Evelyn is a wonderful person to know and we sincerely hope that she doesn't snoop too far in looking for news. Glee Clubg Musical Club. a smile. We're all behind "Pusty." Page 118 SOPHIE THERESA NEJFELT New Britain, Conn. "Zosh" December 14 1919 "Wisdom of self-knowledge Sophie is that slim damsel observed Hitting around the sewing room, She seems to wile away her school hours in that secluded spot but where she spends her free time, we really can t say Sophie has been vigorously training to become a secretary to that handsome blonde young man with whom we so often see her Now maybe it isn't a secretary's position. Good Luck JOHN FRANCIS PUSTELL New Britain, Conn. A'Pusty' May 14 1917 "Persevere and never fear For sheer perseverance and courage we present to you Pusty Yet, although he has possibly a harder time than some with his studies it is much to his credit that he is always ready with a cheery word and .x F I ' k l ,4-I, l x ,W gf' BURTON JOHN ROBINSON New Britain, Conn. A'Burt" February 16, 1919 'Little man you've had a busy day" As he is practically the owner of our local paper, "Burt" is obliged to spend a large part of his time walking up and down Church Street. 2' Always ready with a great big "Hello," 'iBurt" typifies a "swell little V . 5 if Q man" from N. B. H. S. 'A ' ELEANOR MARIE NIEDMANN , New Britain, Conn. i'Ellie" September 3, 1919 1" Y A'Cenlle and low her voice was ever soft" I ' , 2 Ah! A very sweet and gentle mademoiselle. A soothing voice, -if U A f a possible whisper, but never a strain on those vocal chords and very ,, 'K pleasing manners have all contributed to the decision that Eleanor -4 V'. is a very ladylike young maiden. And believe you me that's an unani- ' , ' S. Q 45 uw, mous agreement. Notice the very chic clothes Eleanor wears, How does she do it? Well, "Ellie" loves to sew. Get the idea? Shes A ' my friend, she's your friend, she's everybody's friend, so we all gather N round, "Ellie" and wish that her wheel of fortune will continue to spin .57 ' ' with the very best of luck. ' ' -- X 1 g HELEN LORRAINE NIPERT A Bridgeport, Conn. 'llerryn September 17, 1918 A'Dream after dream ensues" an g Our pretty dark haired girl has certainly built up a fine reputation 29' ' here at N. B. 1-I. S. She is a grand sport and very popular among her ' teachers and classmates. Helen thinks day dreaming is just too, too, Lg? ' ducky for a pastime. just what does she find so interesting to dream H about? Oh! we see-it's a secret. Helen has worked hard at a business L course and we sincerely wish her the best of luck. v Q 1 .9 f Q LINNEA HEDWIG NORMAN New Britain, Conn. 'iLinn" November 14, 1918 A will carry her far in the future. New Britain, Conn. 'ADom" still like steamships. N, B. S. T, S. A. A. Z, 3, 4. f , "A passion for hunting" . For a girl i'Linn" has a strange hobby. She 1 A 1 I target practice, especially when her present heart ikes hunting and throb is around. . To put "Linn's" characteristics in a nutshell-she is a perfect fudge ,V and cake maker, and eater, she craves summer vacations and likes - art and grammar. "Linn" is temperamental, but her friendly manner DOMINIC ROMEO October 10, 1918 A' Unlangle my spine from the camshaft And assemble the motor again" After three years in the automobile department of the Trade School finding out what makes a Hiver tick, "Dom" has decided to give avia- tion a break and help develop a better flying machine. This fall, if his plans materialize, he will enter one of the country's leading flying schools. His ambition is to Hy an Atlantic Clipper. Comment f rom his friends upon hearing him talk ocean going airplanes was that fhey Page 119 1les7"' .xp l 'ff l lr Q' JOHN EDWARD ROSOCHACKI New Britain, Conn. 'ljohnnyn April 21, 1918 l'Lcve me Of leave me" Kappa Lamda, "Johnnie" has spent most of his time at N. B, H. S. running around that cinder track down at Willow Brook. Although a mans man A'-Iohnnien has been known to Htumblef' But don't let it fool you, "-Iohnnieug it gets them all sooner or later. Track '35, '36, '37g Kappa Lamda Fraternity. MARIE FRANCES NOTARO Middletown, Conn. january 31, 1919 "She who guards with eagle eye" Marie is the very serious minded young lady who so faithfully guards the main hall. No one can get by her watchful, eagle eye so we're warning yougdont try it-it's of no avail, Marie prefers a few intimate friends rather than a host of acquaintances. However, Marie works faithfully at her schoolwork to finish everything on time and she succeeds, too. Well, we all wish Marie a very joyous future. LOIS OBERG New Britain, Conn. "Blondie" Gctober 7, 1919 "With her love locks flowing" A Hock of blonde curls bobbing bewitchingly over a pretty head means no one else but Lois. Who can miss those beautiful platinum locks. Lois is tall, slim, a conscientious student, and an ardent ad- mirer of English and Chemistry. Sonja Heni better watch her step for Lois thinks ice skating is just too marvelous for words. She's one i'swel1" person, and we're sending her forth with our hearts chock full of best wishes for "Blondie's" success in the nursing profession. be hers. She's waiting for you. Page 120 ' 951 MAE O'DELL Hartford, Conn. "Peanuts january 24 1920 " Her familiar voice wearies not ever Mae is just a tiny girl with a big voice Her laughing lrish eyes danced their way into the Delta Gamma sorority toute suite She can usually be found chatting here and there and everywhere and she is always wearing a big smile especially when she meets a blonde motorcycle hero. Good Luck to Mae' May whatever she desires Delta Gamma Sigma Sororityg Girls League RAYMOND ERNEST ROULIER New Britain, Conn. "Frog" November 8 1918 "Genius is mainly an afair of energy "Ray" is truly an inspired genius. When he entered High School he planned to leave in two and one half years but he became too en grossed with the place as he had expected and he is now operating on the "five year plan." How about going around to see the girl Ray? vi ,, I ' r k - , :gif I if I l 3 CHARLES JOHN ROWE New Britain, Conn. 'ijackn May 10, 1919 A' He smoketh his pipe till death does them part" "jack" is another member of the carefree class from good old Newington. There is, however, one great difference between "Jack" and most other fellows. While most of the "gang" is willing to smoke cigarettes, "jack" is not content without his faithful pipe. 'ijackn also has a profuse supply of nicknames. Although we do not know "jacks" plans, we are sure that we will have to watch his "smoke," ELEANOR ANN O'SULLIVAN New Britain, Conn, November 1, 1919 "Beauty doth persuade the eyes of men" Laughing Irish eyes backed by wavy black hair and a cute laugh and "hip, hip," we have Eleanor, our very sweet and demure young lady. Sometimes, Eleanor is just chock full of pep especially when she's out having fun. Her friends are numberless. Eleanor plans to take up nursing, and won't the patients get a thrill when they see her cute countenance beaming at them, They can't help but get well. Good Luck to Eleanor, but for pity's sakes we hope she doesn't put the patients in a trance. Girls' League. ANNE MARY STANKELIS New Britain, Conn. "Honey" February 3, 1919 "The poetry of the foot" i'Honey" is everything her names implies. She's known as the "danciest" girl in High School and she certainly can swing the latest steps. All sports attract Anne, but swimming is her specialty. Her sense of humor and infectuous laugh have brought friends all flocking to Anne. Anne has many dates but she is concentrating on a recent graduate of N. B. H. S. Best wishes. Swimming. HELEN LOUISE PARDA New Britain, Conn. "Curley" October 21, 1919 "In all thy humoursn lf a silence prevails through the corridors of N. B. H. S. Helen is certainly absent. Her hearty, roaring laughter echoes and re-echoes about the halls. Fair or stormy weather Finds Helen and her companion constantly together. I'm telling youfthey're inseparable, Here's hoping her sense of humor will always shine and continue to reap her success. Girls' League. JOSEPH JOHN RUSILOWICZ New Britain, Conn, 'joe" February 16, 1919 'A0nly worthy men have worthy ambitions" Tall and serious Hoe" is earnestly aspiring to become an account- ant. A peek at his graph shows that he is completely capable and that this worthy aspiration is in good hands. Keep your eye on him, girls, he's worth it. Page I 5,-"UI 4 H' I ' e K . , .te I ,- EDWARD SAHRBACKER New Britain, Conn. '4Ecldie" April 13, 1919 A' He has no protecting power save prudence" "Swish." What was that streak of gray? Oh, just "Eddie" Sahrbacker out for a spin, "Eddie" is a gentleman and a clever car handler if there ever was one. 'iSwish!" There he goes again. So long, 'Eddief' EDITH IONA PASCOE New Britain, Conn. "Pascoe" February 9, 1920 A'The actress acts the world" All hail "Pascoe" our star character actress from the Amphion Club. She's pretty slick as a French maid, "eh what?" Edith has a charming disposition that overflows with big heartedness and gener- osity, and an ample supply of good nature which is proven by the way she takes kidding about her height. A'Pascoe's" scholastic record has been about perfect and on top of that she's just about O. K. Success awaits her in whatever she does, so plenty of good luck to cheer "Pascoe" on. junior College Club, Amphion Clubg Executive Board of Girls' League. PHYLLIS JANE PERRY Maple Hill, Conn. "Phil" july 25, 1920 "Sensible and well-bred woman" That gorgeous "titian" hair flaming about the school has been a source of envy to all the "fems" with less glamorous hair. Oh, sigh! Some people have all the luck. ln spite of her attractiveness Phyllis is one of our more quiet students who derives a lot of pleasure from doing only the most sensible of things. Well, Phyllis, it's a grand policy to follow. lt so happens that Phyllis has a Hsteadyufmaybe it s a business career in the future and maybe it's not, but anyway the best of luck to her. FB, 3 ' MARGARET PETERS Hartford, Conn. December 3, 1919 "What all your sex desire" Those shady nooks and wide open spaces of Newington claim Margaret for their own. Most people say that she is very quiet and demure, but then they just don't know Margaret when she gets going! Perhaps you've noticed that Margaret never carries any books home. lt seems that she believes in graduating on time without doing any homework. Don't we wish we all could do that! We hope that the future will continue to bring happiness and success to her. WILLIAM THEODORE SALSTRUM New Britain, Conn. 'ABill" September 17, 1919 "Onward, Billy, onward" l-le may be small but he's filled with pluck. He sure gets by, and it's not all luck. So l'm warning you to surely beware, Bill's a good fellow but he will take a dare, Physical prowess is not Bill's only virtue. He has great renown as a debater. Only trouble is he is always late for the debates. Better late than never, eh "Bi1l?" Page 122 xii?" 'f l y I " " I , I ,. i f" I EDWARD WILLIAM SCHAEFER New Britain, Conn. 'AEd" August 25, 1918 "For thou shalt heap coals ofjire upon his head" "Ed" is that wild, wooly redhead who delights in driving unwary pedestrians to the nearest curb in a scurrying flight. Happy-go-lucky, he is sure ducky. Success awaits "Red" at the end of the road, and he sure is in a hurry to get there. Slow down, "Red" LORRAINE ANN PETERSON New Britain, Conn. "Pete" December 17, 1918 "Solitude the best nurse of wisdom" A sweet, sophisticated lady-thats Lorraine or as her more in- timate friends call her-'iPete." Shes been pretty quiet in school, but with her "gang" she is very, very popular. Lorraine expects to become a private secretary to an executive in one of our leading Con- necticut offices. Well now maybe she will, but if a certain young man, now in Florida, comes home Lorraine will be a very happy young lady. ANNA VERONICA PETRUS New Britain, Conn. "Billie" August 13, 1919 'Suit the action to the word" "I wanna go places and do things." Thats Anne's battlecry. Anne just overflows with charm and personality and her natural wavy hair is just another reason for her evergrowing popularity with both sexes. Anne clashes down the corridors a minute before the bell rings and comes puffing and blowing like a steam engine into her classes. Some day she'll land there on time-we hope. We're sure everything about her will carry Anne right into a happy future. deavors. agen? KATHLEEN FRANCIS PHALON New Britain, Conn. i'Kay" june 2, 1919 'Bedding of some popular breezei' i'Take me, take my pals," says i'Kay" for she is a member of a certain trio and whither one goes, thither they all go. "Kay" is one of our more popular young ladies possessing a ready wit and out- standing knack for entertaining, and when fun is to be had people invariably seek "Kay" to add zest to the party. However, beneath her gay and carefree manner is found a more serious girl who is sincere, reliable and a true friend. 'iKay" plans to enter training to be a nurse and we're sure she'll meet the same success that she's met in past en- Beta Mu Sororityg Girls' League, junior College Club. ROBERT FREDERICK SCHMIDT , Newington, Conn. "Bob" january 24, 1918 ,K . K "My punishment is greater than 1 can bear" V, i "Bob" is another one of the cornfed boys from the wilds of Newing- -I ton. A born humorist, "Bob" is a treat for any class. We are not . informed as to his plans for the future but with his humor he should go 1 V far. Page 123 lla?" ,x Q I ' 'f L I, I 'S BERNARD OSWALD SCHULTZ New Britain, Conn. "Ozzie" March 18, 1919 "Bernie" has made of himself quite a man, He does everything if he says he can. l-le promises to be a great engineer, Of him most likely we will hearg So keep your eyes open and look away far, For he's coming home in a brand new car. MERLE ELIZABETH PITTSINGER A Newington, Conn. "Betty" November 13, 1918 'AWhy rushed the discards in but that harmony should be prized" This charming Newingtonite has exhibited a decided Haire for artistic design. The boys, on the other hand, have shown a decided flaire for "Betty," Unfortunately for them, her attentions are now centered in the neighboring town of Wethersfield. We know that no matter how far she shall progress in the art of painting, "Betty" has already mastered the "Design for Living." MARGARET THRESA POGLITSCH New Britain, Conn. "Marge" May 9, 1919 "Let us give attention to serious matters" Margaret is a quiet serious minded girl and furthermore her shyness is not affected but genuine. She says very little and keeps her opinions to herself which makes her a very valuable companion. Please don't worry about tests, 'ilvlargef' We know she'll pass them with flying colors. May good fortune be her companion through life. Ga . .f'iLf:-19,2 ' ' 'iw .x qi ,Q ,va . 1 '.'- . .V+ tif t--: in -2 ' df'-.ifkz-g.1'3 ff i i-Q ' ' "kiwi ,931-1 . ' '- M X Y Fi, VERONICA ANN PONIATOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Vernie" December 6, 1918 "Information never ceasethn Step this way folks, 1-lere's where you get your information. "Vernie" is our human information bureau completely and thoroughly informed on most any subject of common interest. "Vernie" usually likes to make heaps of noise at the end of each period telling about her sorrows and woes, or joys and delights that occurred in each par- ticular period. She's a grand pal and a friend to everyone so let's all join in and wish her everlasting joy and success. HERBERT JOSEPH SCHWARTZ Brooklyn, N. Y. A'Scarfice" lvlay 25, 1919 "He won't get home until morning" "I-Ierby's" most amusing pastime is telling you how late for earlyj he got in last night. Why, he keeps later hours than 'AGerry" Cohen and tha's going some. lt's our guess that he will set a new record after the Prom. Better bring an alarm clock, 'Scarficef' Page 124 WIEQWII ' fl jr I ' W I I , , l iv' -'M l ALAN MILTON SCRIPTURE New Britain, Conn. HAZ" july 2, 1919 " Unbend, and loosen up a bit" "Al" is another one of those fellows who drive the girls crazy by his seeming indifference. But don't let him fool you, he has his mo- ments. Only, the difference between him and most I-I. S. boys is that he doesnt brag about it. That's the spirit, "Al", stick to the "little women. Golf, Tennis. ANNE MADELYN POZNIAK Springfield, Mass. April 26, 1919 A'Always at il, wins the day" No obstacle has ever obstrued Anne's path once she has made up her mind to do a thing. Nothing has ever been left undone either, but always thoroughly and completely finished, Anne's favorite sports are swimming and roller skating and her ambition is to excel in both of them. Anne will surely be a success if she keeps the stick- to-it attitude, SHIRLEY MERRIMAN PRESCHER New Britain, Conn. "Red" November 10, 1919 "Draws us with a single hair" A Hash of red streaking down the street and whom do you think of? You've gussed it. No one but our Shirley. We will certainly miss her happy grin and loyal spirit. In spite of a swell scholastic record she manages to keep in form with sports and dances, and though she has a yen for the opposite sex, she seems to keep them well in hand. We hear that she has artistic aspirations along the fashion line. Were pulling for Shirley everytime. Amphion Club, College Club. . , . we OLGA MARIE PROCKO Latrobe, Pa. HAI" january 9, 1919 "Those eyes of dreamy hue" Olga is that tall, slim, blonde young maiden with an extra special pair of dreamy eyes. They enthrall all who look upon them, and they have succeeded in captivating a dark-haired young fellow who escorts her to this or that get-together. Olga can generally be found in the sewing room where she has developed into an extraordinary sewer. Between sewing and that dark interference, Olga has plenty to lead her into a happy future. EDWARD FRANCIS SZCZEPANIK New Britain, Conn. ulvanhoen july 6, 1918 "Beauty is altogether in the eye ofthe beholdefl "Eddy" is a typical "Adonis" with his own ideas on how to keep a girl friend interested. He still is trying to figure out why his plan did not work in his most recent affair. Better luck next time, 'ilvanhoe " Baseball '35, '36, Basketb l '35 '36 ' 7 Life-15.0. .ew - 1 4 Page 125 , ll' I ' 't K ' . I W e ' EDWARD STANLEY SEREMET New Britain, Conn, MEddie" june 1, 1918 "What makes life dreary is the want of motive" "Eddie" is one third of the firm of Stoddard, Seremet, and Schmidt. The members of this well-known organization drive to school regularly or rather irregularly every morning all the way from Newington. Thanks to 'iEddie" and his gang, the "gas" business in Newington is booming. LILYAN ANNE PYZOW New Britain, Conn. 'iFreshie" September 8, 1919 "Laugh and be well" A very loud giggle and "Lily" is sure to be around. Her secret for cheerfulness is merely "A joke a day keeps the blues away," Lilyan loves to dance and can she swing it high, wide, and handsome! Sewing is one of 'iLily's" many accomplishments and she plans to continue it as a profession, but we're rather skeptical, "Lil" is wearing a ring that she refuses to remove, Anyway, plenty of luck to her. Alpha Omicron Sorority. SOPHIA GLADYS RAPACKA New Britain, Conn. 'iZosh" january 29, 1919 "Lively companionship shortens the miles" Sophia is decidedly the athletic type, hail and hearty and always on the gn. Shes hard to beat in any kind of sport and at dancing she's a wow! Entertainment is right down Sophia's alley and any hour of the day Ends "Zosh" literally keeping people on their toes, Shes a valuable companion to have and a competent helper in any matter. Her sense of humor will carry her far. Phi Omega Sorority. Page 126 LUCY CHRISTINE RECKERT New Britain, Conn. "Lu" October 9, 1919 "The pink of perfection" Hail to one of the most popular girls in New Britain High School! ln Lucy we find a sparkling personality, a possessor of many charms. and a longline of suitors flocking from all sides. It would be a difficult task to find a better sport anywhere, or a girl more pleasing to look upon than Lucy. She is always "ready, willing, and able" and her hosts of friends and upalsn fincluding the football teamj prove her popularity. It seems that Lucy hopes to go to college and major in interior decorat- ing or something along that line. Heres hoping she succeeds in what- ever she does, and we all wish "Lu" lots of luck. Phi Sigma Sorority, Girls' League. ROBERT JOHN SKELLY New Britain, Conn. "Bob" january 28, 1919 "Many are called but few are chosen" We imagine that lvlr. Bollman had a few worried moments before "Bob" removed himself from N. B. H. S. for it was circulated about the "grapevine" that "Bob" had an inkling for the janitor s job.. But with "Bob" leaving, Mr. Bollman can once more rest in peace and ' Bob can continue to hope-we hope. 9 . av' 1-' ir 11, ,fi I ' .f k I ,- I w kyvf ' REUBEN SIEDMAN New Britain, Conn. ".S'ye" February 7, 1920 "Hel: one of two convincing demons" Another reason why Mr. Campbell has nightmares, "Rube" com- bines his "talents" CD with "Sid" Kirshnit to provide Physics classes with a maximum of laughter and a minimum of work. That's the style, .Ruben ROSEMARY REGAN New Britain, Conn, December 4, 1918 "Perch of winged ambitions" A stalwart maiden who is ambitious, dependable and a real trooper- that's Rosemary. She is constantly alert and ever willing to lend a helping hand to some perplexed companion. My! but have you ever heard those punny remarks that Rosemary makes? Say they're corkers. Every free minute Finds Rosemary's cute little nose engrossed in this or that book from the poor libraries' steadily diminishing reading stock Qthat is, according to Rosemaryj. Well, Rosemary is such a grand person that we know the field of dietetics will bring her success. junior College Club. PAULINE GERTRUDE REDFIELD Lescester, Mass. "Polly" October 16, 1919 "A practical tempest arises" Pauline is that shy-looking student who may be seen many times walking rapidly down the hall with her arms laden with books. She just loves to write poems about her friends and they are excellent poems, too. Her closer friends call her "Polly" and she rather likes the idea. "Polly" expects to go into training in Worcester, Mass. and of course, she'll succeed because "Polly" never attempts anything that she can't do well. Amphion Club. wish her the very best of luck. Girls' League. GLADYS ELIZABETH REILLY New Britain, Conn. "Glad" February 27, 1919 "Grace orders all her actions and movements" Gladys is what we term a typical bundle of sweetness. Her cute face beams with rosy cheeks, sparkling eyes and a pleasant smile. Cladys's low gentle voice is enough to calm any commotion from furore to tranquillity. A score of friends follow her charming and unassuming manners. She is pursuing a business career and we all ADOLPH CHARLES SIXT New Britain, Conn. lvlarch 28, 1919 . "Do not judge a book by its cover" . f A Quiet and selfcomposed Adolph is the school's fastest walker. He L , covers that distance between Barnsdale and N. B. H. S, in no time "Hat" l-low he does it with such an armful of books is beyond our . comprehensions. He uses the books, too. They are not just fixtures. , -, in y in "Sixt. He had better enter the Olympic walking race, he's positive of coming Page 127 2,-'Il 4 vi p I ' 1 K -.Je I Yw fwnf CHARLES TOMLINSON SMITH New Britain, Conn. "Chuck" April 22, 1919 "Perspiration should flow only after toil" "Chuck" is long, lanky, and bashful. Although he cannot get rid of the first two characteristics the third usually disappears after a short while. "Chuck" should be given an alarm-clock for graduation just in case he decides on a P. G. course to substantiate his usual run of good marks. We're for "Chuck." MARGARET ELIZABETH REMINGTON Hosick Falls, New York "Belly" March 19, 1919 "Always merry, bright and clever" Gangway, here she comes! A streak and whiz, there she goes! "Betty" darts here and there trying to catch up with herself. A cheery "Hi ya" and a giggle accompanies every glimpse of her small person. Ah! but don't let that fool you for i'Betty" has a superfluous supply of brains land can she use them!J 'iBetty's" winning personality is seldom absent from any dance or sports event and she has an everlast- ing list of palsies of both sexes, Humanity is in luck, for i'Betty" is going to train for a nurses profession at St. Raphaels, Oodles and oodles of luck to "Betty." Girls' League. JOSEPHINE BERNADETTE REZNER jersey City, N. J. "jo" june 4, 1919 " Her hair grows curlier" Have you noticed the new coiffures that Josephine invents? Practic- ally every week sees her with a new assortment of curls, It's very funny but that is not to be her profession. Her ideal is to be a dress designer and just as a side-line "jo" would like to be an aviatrix. Well most of us say that she can sort of have her side-line. Anyway loads of good luck, and may she always hit her field square on the nose, Girls' League, Chorus, Girls' Glee Club. Girls' League. Glee Club, Orchestra. DOLORES LOUISE RITOLI New Britain, Conn. "Ritz" April l8 1919 UTD love, cherish, and to obey Senorita Ritoli, beautiful madonna like l937graduate ofthe Senior High School is a very charming young lady lf you dont believe it just ask certain handsome young Senors hereabout these precincts She dances like the wind blowing over sweet clover blooms arid her smile is like good news from home. She intends entering the field of business in order to occupy her time between dates Goodbye swe t Senorita MELVIN ROBERT SMITH Springfield, Mass, ".S'mitty' july 15 1918 i'Fate tried to conceal him by naming him Smith "Mel" should make a real comical dentist he believes in abstracting fun out of anything. Yet taken seriously on many jibes Mel would be in quite a "jam," but his sense of humor is universally acknowledged thus making things safe, Being very musically minded Mel has had his fingers in all of the activities which encroach upon this field and to a successful degree. Best of luck to Mel fl p : ' Q K - 'vii ' I :L fx ln V 1 MIRON SADOIAN Hartford, Conn. 'iMoose" june 5, 1917 " No man is a hero to his valet" Ah! our stalwart hero of the gridiron field. What a man, and what a football player! We hope that you will tackle your future life with as much gusto as you tackled those poor defenseless football players. But who is that pert, tall, blonde girl who interferes with your enor- mous course of one subject? You're rather quiet in class, but outside of class that certain blonde certainly peps you up, lt must be the natural influence of a blonde. Says 'Awho?" Football '35, '36. MARTINA MARIE RIVAL New Britain, Conn. 'iMarty" March 21, 1920 "A pun ix a noble thing" The jolliest wit and cleverest pun maker to leave the portals of this i'hyar" school. Martina, affectionately called "Tina" by her friends, reels off puns with such amazing rapidity that one isjust barely digested when another one is forthcoming. We'1l certainly miss her witty remarks. Shes a wizard at basketball and has earned quite a reputation as a forward. She also enjoys dancing-in Waterbury. May i'Tina's" wit and personality carry her through a brilliant future. Glee Club, Girls' League Representative, junior College Club. MARIE THERESA RIVERS New Britain, Conn, February 1, 1919 "Study like the heavens glorious sun" N Theresa will never rue the day that she so energetically pursued her subjects at N. B. H. S. English especially has received her utmost concentration. Theresa must have a firm foundation of the English language by this time dont you think? No matter how quiet Theresa may be, her friends all know her as a true friend. Let's all 'oin in with .1 best wishes for this student of the English language. Girls' League. IRENE VERONICA ROGERS New Britain, Conn. "Renee" March 5, 1919 'AWhat is worth doing, is worth doing well" lt seems a shame that lrene's motto should be, i'Let no man dis- turb my peace" for she is such an attractive brunette with that very, very, excellent schoolgirl complexion. Why not give someone a lucky break, lrene. Giggles are right down "Renee's" alley and she is very susceptible to them providing she's in the right mood. Irene has a never ending stream of friends who think shes "swell." Her ef- ficiency in stenography is sure to push her into the awaiting arms of some employer-no don't get us wrong. We mean an employer who needs an able secretary. Girls' League. RICHARD JOSEPH STANFORD New Britain, Conn. "Stan" january 19, 1920 "Humor is gravity concealed behind the jest" lf you are planning a talk with "Stan" be sure to bring a glass of water, otherwise you will be ruined by the dryness of his jokes. They seem to have their best effect in the English class, Lookout or you will have to start a private desert someday, 'iStan." ' 1 - , -. I ' 'f 5 I I rl THEODORE ALEXANDER STANLEY New Britain, Conn. "Ted" june 5, 1919 "A man who could make so vile a pun would not scruple lo pick a pocket" "Fit as a fiddle and ready for love," "Ted" keeps the C, R. L. Bus to Newington on a paying basis, "Ted" is the "High School Re- porter" but don't hold that against him. "Ted" is aiming for Syracuse University. Here is hoping that the folks are forewarned against his puns. If not, there is a great prospect in view for a uslaughterf' Alpha Iota Epsilon Fraternity, Amphion Club, lntra-Fraternity Council, DeMolay. ELIZABETH MARTHA ROHRBERG New Britain, Conn. "Libs" October 18, 1919 "A bird that can and does sing" 'iLibs" is the slim staunch member of our class who warbles like a nightingale, Every note sung is a perfect one and we certainly ap- preciate at least one excellent songstress. "Libs" is very intelligent and has doubled up her course to graduate with us. We feel honored, "Libs," She will probably follow in the footsteps ofjessica Dragonette but just at present she thinks a certain member of the male population is pretty much O. K. Good Luck to i'Libs." Musical Clubg Glee Club, Girls' Triog Amphion Club. LILLIAN RUTH ROSS New York, N. Y. "Lee" March 3, 1918 i'Life is to be fortified by friendships" Lillian has attended High School with one idea-that of graduating and becoming the perfect secretary. She has followed this idea faith- fully, except for one little side-step, a few boy friends, who would rather she studied Home Economics than stenography. Lillian may be tiny in size but she's got what it takes to get along with the world. She numbers among her friends the majority of the members of the graduating class, who will vouch for her future success. be a huge success in the future. Iota Nu Sorority, Girls' League. Amphion Club, ROSE MARGARET ROSSIA New Britain, Conn. "Roe" March 22 1920 "A dancing shape - Now, no one has really seen the Yo Yo at its best until they have seen Rose twirl it with her nimble feet An exclusive dance hall ard a Saturday night usually finds Rose completely occupied Rose is generally laughing and has a great knack of turning everything into a joke. She's a good student and a friend to everyone and is bound to NORMAN STEINBERG New Britain, Conn. "Apple March 12 1920 " He beguiles with talk the slow moving hours An 'iApple a day keeps the blues away A two minite chat with 'iApple" is the mornings best eye opener Apple is the toast of the Amphion Club and the fastest talking salesman in the sch o' He plays a fair game of golf. He also covorts about a tennis court in fine style. 'iApple" is the schools gentleman debonair . , ral I ' W K - . 'ef' I c tw JOHN MICHAEL STIFEL New Britain, Conn. "Manual" March 23, 1919 uwfise men my nothing in dangerous limes" "johnnie" is an ear-bender of the first water. He has a bellowing voice and an "Atlas" Figure which makes him stand out in a crowd. Although he is not on the best of terms with his studies, he manages to get by, which is saying a great deal these days. Heres hoping, "john- nie." GERTRUDE TERESA ROY Canada 'AGertie" july 22, 1917 "Modest charm if not too much" This charming French lass is a native of Canada. Her sweet personality is enhanced by lovely dark hair and bright eyes. "Gertie" is seemingly quiet and shy, but among her friends she rates "tops" in entertainment, We shall always remember her for having her work done well and on time and bless her for saving the French class from many embarrassing situations. She has never said much about her choice of work but we know she will succeed. ANNA IDA SCALISE New Britain, Conn. lvlarch 24, 1920 "Put your feet down where you mean to stand" Anna is that cute little bundle of daintiness, ambitiousness, and popularity all rolled into one. Ah! such a charming miss! But would you believe it? Anna is a protege of the French class and her ambition is to be a French teacher. Such determination. Well, her personality and keen wit will open up many pleasant pathways for her in the future. Best of Luck. Cvlee Club. i A sz.. X is . g W . - gg K. PHYLLIS PEARL SCHEIDEL New jersey "Phil" November 27, 1917 "Silver waves of her sweet singing" Phyllis is a very amusing companion. Her witty remarks and pleasing disposition are a source of enjoyment to her many friends. Phyllis is very much interested in music and her charming voice has been a welcome part in many musical entertainments. Her two am- bitions are sewing and singing. They're oceans apart but "Phil" will win out in which ever she attempts. Girls' Cvlee Club. KENT ELLIOTT STODDARD Newington, Conn. june 24, 1919 'ANalure abhors a vacuum" Yes, Mrs. Guilford's enterprising young detective hails from the sunny slopes of dear old Newington, land of the free and home of the so-called golfers. He cares little for his studies but he delights in incessant conversation much to the consternation of his teachers. We hope that he watches the speed laws or Mr. Stoddard will be liable to be sadder or poorer by about five dollars. will vl gf I 'V n lg . I We BARTLETT LAMCNT SWANTON New Britain, Conn. "Bart" December 13, 1918 "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" 'iBart" is the fellow who drives that nice gray Buick. Although he never seems to be overwhelmed by his thoughts of the women, it is whispered about that he has more than common interest in a certain member of the F. Y. P. club. "Bart" will have to watch out, or the F. Y. P. will club him some day. CELE PHYLLIS SENK New Britain, Conn. "Blondie" September 23, 1919 l'An itch for writing" Cele is a grand sport and true pal to all her palsies in and out of school. We have a human phenomena in "Cele." She has two aspirations for the future, either to be a graduate of T. C. C. or a feature sports writer. They're both lofty ambitions but poles apart, however, may she succeed in whichever she finally chooses. Phi Omega Sorority, Girls' League, junior College Club. GERTRUDE PATRICE SHEA New Britain, Conn. "Grady" August 8, 1919 "A sweet, attractive kind of grace" Tall, graceful and well-poised-that's "Grudy." I-Ier gay and charming personality has endeared her to her many friends-not excluding "Biff" Throughout her school career, 'iGert" has fulhlled that rare combination of a good scholar and grand sport. Nothing- well, maybe with the exception of a cetrain party-ever ruffles i'Grudy" who belongs to that "Famous Four." "Grudy" is undecided about her future but we know no matter what she does she'1l come out on top ith her winning ways. eta Mu Sorority, Amphion Clubg Girls' Leagueg junior College 1b. M jlr' MADELINE VERONICA SHERRY New Britain, Conn. june 14, 1919 "Free to sing, work and play" Madeline is one of our quiet, studious girls who has her work done on time, come what may. However, she is always ready for a good time and to those who know her best, she shows a humorous side which enlivens any gathering. She also has a good voice, and may be heard crooning all the latest songs. Well, we know her venture at Teachers' College will be successful, so good-bye to Madeline until she comes back here again to teach, junior College Club. VICTOR ANTHONY SYROCKI Auburn, N. Y. UVic" june 15, 1917 "A deep occult philosopher" Victor is known to his friends as "Vic." 1-Ie is very much interested in photography and is following in his father's steps. 'iVic" is a good athlete and has been a member of the track team for many years. He is a good dancer and has a good reputation as a swimmer, Track 5 Tennis, Golf . Page 132 el gp I ' W E 1 K - It . ?A , ug A I .4 ' ' Q , v-'of CASIMER RAYMOND SZYMANSKI New Britain, Conn. "Cas" October 12, 1920 A'By long forbearing is a prince persuaded" Although not quite up to his brother in studies, i'Cas" is doing his best to duplicate his athletic work. He is entirely sociable among men, but he has yet to be caught in the company of a fair maiden. We hope that they don't hook him. Track. MARION FRANCES SCHUENEMANN Westmont, N. J. "joe" November 7, 1919 UA dream of perfect bliss" She is the "All-American Girl." Marion is one of the most popular and well-liked person ever to leave the golden gates of N. B. H. S. She has charm and personality, is alert and ambitious. As if that weren't enough to make an A-1 charmer, she is also the closest rival Ginger Rogers ever had. You'd better keep on your toes, Ginger, or Marion will 'ibeat you a mile." Ah, joy, joy, Marion has won a scholarship and she will enter a Georgia College to study law. Ah, but woe, woe, what will become of her dancing. Were sure she'l1 either talk or dance her way into the brightest of futures. Girls' Leagueg Phi Sigma Sorority, College Club. BARBARA JANE SHAW Forestville, Conn. 'iBabs" October 18, 1918 'Eager in studies and laboursn "Babs" is that pleasingly plump bundle of good sportsmanship and personality. She is very short and scampers about the building rushing to this or that class. "Babs" is one of the few girls who has studiously kept her mind on schoolwork and not on good times. Con- gratulations "Babs". Barbara is also a first-class dressmaker and nothing can stump her in the line of sewing. Such talent this young miss displays! Besides that, "Babs" is everybody's pal and we all think she's "swell" May good luck and good cheer follow 'iBabs" all through life. BERNICE ANNE SHERIDAN New Britain, Conn. "Sherry" May 16, 1919 "Happy is she who serveth the happy" Hi there! Does that sound familiar. Sure it does, for that spells Bernice. No matter who you are, what you are, or where'you are, "Bernie" will never miss an opportunity to yell, 'iHi there. U That s her by-word and it's always a pleasant sound for it "buoys you up and never lets you down." Here's one young lady who is honestly willing to help a person in difficulty. She is always coming to the aid of her many friends and they all sincerely appreciate a helping hand that really does help. Bernice is thinking about entering T. C. C., so we wish her all the joy and success possible. Girls' Leagueg Childrens Little Theatre Guild. HOWARD SCOTT TWICHELL Athol, Mass. "Twit" -June 13, 1919 "We are safe, he is now philosophizingn Among those who like to mind their own business, Howard is the champion. This Newington lad devotes most of his time hiking in the mountains and learning as much about nature as he possibly can. He may become a great scientist and if he does we are sure there will be another i'Einstein" in the world. He does what he thinks best, so be on the lookout to see "Twit" become famous. gil: srl p I ' V K I F ,JI . 'I H I t , . , ,. ,. WESLEY VARLEY Hartford, Conn. "Wes" july 4, 1918 'love for love is evenest bought" "Wes" is another one of those Newington "shecks." That small but flourishing borough seems to have an overproduction of men trained in the "wails" of women. Working as a clerk in a grocery store has given "Wes" a chance to increase his long list of friends, lady or otherwise. BEATRICE JANNETT SICKLICK New Britain, Conn. "Beside" june 22, 1919 "A rage for talking" i'Besick's" Phi Delta sorority sisters can tell you that she is never at a loss for words. Give her a chance and she'll talk one blue streak until she's talked a person from here to Mars. But everyone ap- preciates her gift of i'gab", and can rely on her to be the life of the party. Make 'iBea's" acquaintance and you have a lifelong friend to your credit. We hope A'Bea" can talk her way into a happy future. Phi Delta Sorority, College Club, Musical Clubg Girls' League, Girls' Glee Club. HELEN FLORENCE SMARKUS New Britain, Conn, ' 'A Hechieu December 27, 1918 'lThe mind makes a woman noble" Helen equals intelligence, friendliness, and good looks. Never complain, and the world will glide by with smooth dexterity, is Helen's advice to the undecided. She never worries about anything but then what has Helen to worry about anyway? We wouldn't know, Helen's goal is a secretarial position and we know she'l1 achieve success. Girls' League. JOAN KATHERINE SMEDLEY New Britain, Conn. 'Jon june 30, 1920 "A story in every breeze" Are you in the market for an interesting story? just listen to joan. She's the best feminine narrator of adventures that has yet been our good fortune to encounter. joan always sees the humorous side of any story or misfortune. Those pink cheeks combined with an am- bitious nature and a pleasant disposition are a solid foundation for success, "jo," ALFRED HERBERT VATER New Britain, Conn. 'lBucl" February 8, 1920 "lt pleases him to jam' and jam' " "Bud" is the blue eyed blonde who towers above everyone else. Between classes he may be found in front of the office holding a dis- cussion on Benny Goodmans latest "swing" session. "Bud" is the cheer leader that gave ample support to the New Britain-Miami game on Christmas day. He is a prominent member of the Glee Club. His ambition is to become one of the worlds best drummers. Here's luck to "Bud," whatever he may do! Glee Club, Musical Club Treasurerg Cheer Leader. Page 134 f 4 'A pr I ' W k - I r H' 4' i" "':f ROBERT LOUIS VESSELLA Berlin, Conn. A'Bob" March 12, 1919 A' His muscular shoulders and symmetricalform would be a delight in any girl's dorm" "Red" is a sportsman. There are few athletic opportunities which he misses. He is able to "Hitch his wagon" to many a usporting star." Displaying a mighty physique is one of "Bobs" tricks. You won't be sorry, "Bob" Zeta Nu Fraternity. MARGARET MARY SMITH New Britain, Conn. "Peg" May l, i920 'AA perfect character appears" 'Peg of our Hearts" is a Htting title for one of the most popular personalities in the school. Sincerety, ambition, perseverance, and leadership make "Peg" a gold-star pupil and her many friends cannot resist her ever-beaming personality, and lovely smile. She's devoted to everyone and claims them all as friends, "Peg" is entering college in preparation to teaching so we offer her stacks and stacks of luck and happiness to carry her through life. Glee Club, Musical Club, Girls' League, Student Council. DORIS FRANCES SOLOSKY Hartford, Conn. "Dubby" December l, l919 "She was my friend, faithful and just to me" 'iDorie" may live in Newington but she certainly has plenty of friends in New Britain. She doesn't bother much with N. B. H. S. boys, for her social interests are in Newington. Dorie's life's ambition is to be a secretary to some big executive and she's bound to succeed with her gay personality and cleverness in stenography pushing her right along. 5- ? , ,.,,,., a . . vi .,,.. ,. . IDA SPECTOR New Britain, Conn. "Specky" October lO, l9l9 "A hand to execute mischief" See that spark of mischief in her eyes? Ida loves to play pranks on her friends and enjoys herself even more when others play pranks on her. She loves to dance, but when the time comes for study she draws herself up and assumes a very business like air and does she come out on top! With her pleasant disposition and ambition, failure is practically impossible. Phi Delta Sorority, Girls' League. RICHARD WALDO WOLFE New Britain, Conn. "Dicky" November 27, 1918 A'There's a good time coming, boys" "Dicky," the ladies' man, has set many hearts aflutter, With his clean cut look and his gentle manner, he was able to make many friends, "Dicky" is also a smart dresser. Can that be the reason why he is so attractive to the opposite sex? We don't know what his plans for the future are, but here's wishing him lots of luck, lil?" ll p I ' -r 1' I 1 JOHN OTT New Britain, Conn. November Z, 1919 'AA little work, a lot of play" "Hey, Ott." Such is the battle cry of the Physics 2 Class as 'iMel" raps his gavel and brings things to order CD. i'Mel" is Mr. Camp- bells menesis and a good explanation to the mystery which surrounds many a teachers gray hairs. But tomfoolery or not, "Mel" is a hard worker, who shows promise of big things. One thing is sure, we are all boosting for him. VIRGINIA RUTH SPERL Montclair, N. j. 'Chien january 3, 1920 'She is so awfully clever" Virginia just isn't the type of girl who can be called anything as formal as Virginia. "Chic" just fits this out-of-door girl who prefers a tent to a house. Its a grand life "Chic," We do wish that she would spare us some of that "gray matter" that belongs to her. She is one of those brilliant girls who can play all night and then come to school the next morning all prepared for work. How does she manage? Good Luck and we'll probably see her teaching little girls how to play basketball in the future. Girls' League, junior College Club. MARY MARCIA SPEZIALE New Britain, Conn. December l, 1919 'AA woman who is ambitious" The Iota Nu Sorority has not interfered with Marys standard of being. A hard working, ambitious career seeker, Mary refuses to give any Romeo a tumble but keeps right on working faithfully at shorthand. Oh, yes, Mary is an exceptionally fine stenographer. Through clear or stormy weather Mary is a loyal friend, and everyone appreciates her as a valuable contribution to society. Good luck to her and we do hope ambition won't run away with her. Iota Nu Sorority. Swimming g Tennis. that with a timely MS. O. S." Basketball, Radio, Baseball. . J 'Q if at W ? ., -qi? Q: 5 ' ' ri FLORENCE JEANNE STATCHEN New Britain, Conn. i'Fla" December 13 1919 A'Ro.:es are red-So are her cheeks" 'iFlo" is a very striking young lady who possesses that much admired peaches and cream complexion. She is always dressed in the height of fashion and believe it or not 'iFlo" makes those togs herself. Flo is just as clever with her books as with her needles. She has also managed to rank high in her subjects in spite of her many outisde interests. "Flo" intends to enter T. C. C. in the fall and we're sure she will make one of the futures popular teachers. HARRY JOSEPH WRASKO New Britain, Conn. "Speed" February 25 1919 "Still waters run deep" Radio work holds the greatest part of i'Speed's" attention H . plans to enter upon this field and in this we wish him "Bon Voyage At present i'Speed's" main worry, according to his friends, is a girl or rather, the lack of one. Leave it to 'iSpeed" boys. He will remedy Wu all ,p I at I I . if 4 e l i --'rt' 0 PAUL YOHANNAN New Britain, Conn. "Logie" june 22, 1917 'AWe have piped unto you and ye have danced" Paul is the "dancing devil." A famed exponent of every imaga- inable step or "hop," he is well-known at all our more informal social functions. He is also a part of the athletic room's furniture, at least he is always there. Let's have the 'iLindy" again, Paul. MARGARET MARY TANGUAY New Britain, Conn. "Peg" September 11, 1918 "Modest dignity and calm content" That young lady strutting around the building with an air of dignity is no one else but Margaret. She is never rude or unpleasant, in fact, she is the model young lady of politeness, every mamma wishes she had her for her own. Her modesty and friendliness make her an indispensable friend. Margaret's ambition is to be an accountant, and some employer is going to be mighty lucky. Girls' League. MARY IRENE TIERNEY New Britain, Conn. May 28, 1919 "Blue eyes go to the skies" Now, here's one girl we just can't Figure out, Those big, blue eyes hop from one handsome Romeo to another. It's O. K., we know she loves parties and dances and has a grand personality, but some day she's going to decide on some very permanent fixture-eh, what! We're wishing her plenty of happiness in the years to come, anyway. Girls' League. BETTY BERNADINE TIMKO New Britain, Conn. "Bet" january 25, 1919 'AMany ajoke had she" A noon lunch room-a joke-a laugh and behold we have uncovered Betty. She gets a big kick out of practical joking. Betty is very studious and is considered very popular in many school activities. She has chosen that over populated career-the private secretary-. Nevertheless, we know "Bet" will get her chance. Plenty of success to her. HENRY ZABRENSKY New Britain, Conn. "Zebby" December 17, 1917 "A left winger that made a right turn" It took A'Zebby" a long time to make up his mind to become a machinist. He tried a number of other lines before hitting upon the kind of work that could hold his interest. He did a good job of manag- ing the Trade School baseball team. Let's hope he does as well manag- ing himself . N, B. S. T. S. A. A, 2, 3, 4, Baseball S. T. S. Manager 4. Page 137 w?'r1 'A p I ' 1 L I I 4. Q VINCENT RAYMOND ZDANZUKAS New Britain, Conn. i'Vinnie" March 18, 1917 "Fortune favors the brave" "Vinnie," the lion-hearted, such would be an appropriate sobriquet for this smiling, modest hero of the basketball court. While his chief sport is basketball, "Vinnie" cannot be regarded lightly on a football field. At this point also he is worthy of notice. There's games in the old boy, yet. Grab him someone. Football, Basketball, Baseball, Track, Delta Xi Fraternity. VICTORIA L. TINTI New Britain, Conn. "Vic" October 6, 1919 "First a girl, then a boy" "Vic" is the girl with the beautifully modeled head and profile that would thrill any sculptor. But sculptors dont swim, skate, or pile up touchdowns, so UVic" has always preferred a tall, blonde and hand- some someone who meets every requirement and throws in a sterling character besides. "Vic" is a swell pal and very athletic, Lots of luck and sunshine to the girl with the golden skin. She will keep right on making and keeping friends, GENEVIEVE ANN TOMASZEWSKI Pennsylvania "Gene" january 3, 1919 "Silence, gratitude of true ajectionu Now, "Gene" may be one of those girls who speaks only occasionally, but behind that vail of silence lies a host of golden thoughts. She' is certainly a qualified typist, for her fingers are as nimble as Fred As- tair's tapping feet, But i'Gene" has one weakness and that is-using a large assortment of colors. Well, if she just keeps going, 'AGene" will have the world at her feet. K if .pei Zlfif, 2. W an Q. .-1, .. ,gulf-.. v . . ...W L 'li 11' 'L is 12' .. .. a 2, ' ?fl'If - 'Z 1g : Ss QQ . .,., .,,,,.. . .. 3 ggi 1 ,gi 1 2 J ' at T. '1 w i Q Q' " fs' tit Q rf if g fi ' . "if 4' a 5:4 2:1 'n A4 K 5?-fa: 2 i W VERONICA THRESA TUREK New Britain, Conn. "Vera" March 10, 1918 "A smile on her lips" Now here we have another popular member of our class, well-known for her cheery smile. Vera may seem very quiet in school, but she has plenty of that peppy such and such when she is out having fun. Her plans for the future are still undecided, but we wish her every kind of luck in existence in her stride toward success, JAMES JOHN ZENITTINI New Britain, Conn. 'llimmyn September 16, 1919 "Without a parallel" The gym seems to possess a peculiar fascination for many a member of our school. "jimmy" is not immune. He may be found working out on the parallel bars almost any time. He is evidently trying out this "Charles Atlas stuff." Good luck, 'ijimmyf' Basketball, Swimming, Track. Page 138 A ivl g- I ff K - , --,ii I 4' 1 vnw gf a ANNE HELEN TYBURSKI New Britain, Conn. july 13, 1919 "Had all her hairs been lives" Ah! Do we see a curly top-notch approaching. Of course, we do. It's none other than Anne. Anne has been made famous by those bushy curls which cover her entire "Dome." Her exceptionally neat appearance has brought many comments from her admirers. She is very popular among her classmates, and her studious habits will carry her far in whatever she chooses for her future. Phi Omega Sorority, Girls' League. ANNE THERESE TYC New Britain, Conn. August 28, 1918 "A book is nfriend that never deceivesu Hear ye, hear ye, here we have Anne, one of the most dependable and ambitious persons yet to be discovered. Books and more books are her best friends. Anne's big smile and blue eyes add much to her sweet and very polite person. he is the champion of champions when it comes to drawing designs for dresses and gowns. There's plenty of happiness ahead for her in the future. Girls' League. MARY ANNE KAMINSKI New Britain, Conn. "BrigI1tEyes" March 8, 1919 "It is sure to be dark if you shut your eyes" Her character sparkles like her eyes, and her winning personality has gathered may friends under her wings. English absorbs most of Mary's energy, for her powers of concentration are all wrapped up in this one subject. Mary's ambition is to be a nurse, so here's wishing her fand the patientsj the best of luck. Girls' League. Girls' League. a teacher. Glee Club. LAURETTA MARY VILARDI Plainville, Conn. October 4 1918 "Eloquence of eyes Ah! Here we have our brown-eyed charmer Lauretta Her wavy locks and winsom eyes have attracted a certain someone who keeps her nights pretty well nlled. You've guessed it That s why Loretta s school work sometimes goes undone. But Loretta has proved very efficient in every type of work she has attempted Quaint suggestions seem to be her hobby, and she is chock full of ideas for a career but as yet her finger hasn't landed on just the one Stay the way you are Loretta, and success will fall right into your lap ELIZABETH MARIE VOLZ New Britain, Conn. 'Betsy' -January 17 1921 "Delicious springs of-joy "Betsy" or "Volzy" as she is better known to her more intimate friends has the most jovial of personalities Her hearty laughter is very contagious and often resounds through the corridors of N B H S She makes friends almost immediately and we wish her Good Luck in her future at Teachers' College. We know she ll be a big success as vl pf I ' he k - , 'jf I f wfr . NELLIE T. WALENTUKONIS New Britain, Conn. October 2, 1919 "lWork hardfplay hard" Good natured, strictly honest, fair in love, fair in war, means Nellie. Her vocabulary of words and self-expression are an enormity. She has all the makings of a good private secretary in the future. A great love of sports and work gives Nellie little time to herself. All our sincere wishes and the best of luck to her from us. LUCY THERESA WALENZYN New Britain, Conn. "Lu" February 22, 1919 "Complete as a whole and in detail" Lucy is not just a fair-weather friend but a true pal through thick and thin. She is not over enthusiastic about school work, but she cloes her daily work very stucliously. Lucy despises history but she shines in stenography and typewriting, so naturally a secretary's career will surely bring her success. VERA FAYE WELLINS New Britain, Conn. October 30, 1919 'Beauties in small proportion" A pee-wee with big brown eyes, a dashing smile, and well liked by all is Vera. Her charming personality has attracted many friends, including the opposite sex, into her presence. Whats her particular formula? There are many private secretarys to be Hocking into the commercial world, but we know she'll be welcomed with open arms. Girls' League Representativeg Phi Delta Sorority. it F 'gi 2, BEATRICE PEARL WERNER Rajahmundry, India "Bea" March 5, 1920 "Her words like so many servitudes trip around at her command" Though she is our little Indian, "Bea" is very much one of us. Even New Britain holds no fear for one who has seen so much of the Far East and has dealt with such trivialities as tigers in backyards walking on scorpions and being bitten by white ants. 'ABea" is one of our very best scholars, even though she does try to hold an alto seat in the Girls' Glee Club. Her attempts at singing however do not demerit her sense of humor which is marked as one of the rarest and most subtle in 122. "Bea" intends to use her active brain in the medi- cal field, and knowing her, we're sure she will succeed. Glee Club. ELEANOR GORDON WESCHE New Britain, Conn. "El" October 13, 1919 "Burns with a passion for writing" On and on she goes and where she goes nobody knows. There's something mysterious about Eleanor, and we'd just love to penetrate deep within her to find the answer to the unsolved mystery. just at present Eleanor is all wrapped up in writing novels. lt might be just a 4'craze," but she writes so well that it's sure to lead her onward to bigger and better things. Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority, Rainbow Girls. Page I 40 gil at ,, I 'W t I ' fe' A Y.. ., an it -E1 1 ETHEL LEUELLA WHITE st. John N. B., Canada "Lou" April zo, 1919 1' 5 "Drove through o sea of books" , r .,, Contrary to tradition, this red-headed lass has not a violent temper A 1 but is quiet and rather shy. Leuella has a great love for books, The ' i - j 'H N natural outcome has to be Library work and so it has been, for Leuella 1 1 . I , A V L has made herself at home among the books of the N. B. H. S. Library. , rrsi- She's a very efficient helper, we can assure you. Her life ambition is ' to be a nurse so lots of luck to her-and the patients, Girls' League 3 Alpha Mu. W ANNE THRESA WIATER i New Britain, Conn. "Ann" October 14, 1918 L . , "Consolation of the dances" A teacher remarks 'iNow, here's a speck of homework to be done." H, A laborious sigh echoes through the room for Anne simply despises ' ' homework, Anne prefers sports and dancing, especially dancing, to . ' any form of school work. No amount of persuasion can tear Anne I ' away from a dance Floor. We all wish her tons of luck in all her future " V. 1 zz accomplishments. H 5 Girls' League. f f gff ff' A' ANN MARGARET WOLFE Hartford, Conn. September 24, 1919 1 "A meek and quiet spirit" Compared to her name, Anne is decidedly meek, quiet and shy. Anne works studiously at her schoolwork, but she does take time off for a good time now and then. Maybe oftener than that, but we just won't say, although according to reports, she takes plenty of time off to dream about a certain football player. Of course, we wouldnt know, Well, Anne is a good sport and has a nice disposition, so no doubt a secretarial position will win her many laurels in the future, H i.. f ..,.. so x 1 Q if at + 455 a V 1: 'Bi -i .,. .5 g fa RUTH AGNES Hartford, Conn. February 6, 1919 "1 do love-I know not what" Where oh where did she get that curly hair? Frankly this at- tractive dark haired lassie has us guessing Ruth just can't seem to make up her mind. Should she stay in Hartford or should she stay in New Britain? Should she depend on a Hartford Romeo or should she depend on a New Britain Donjuan? We're glad we're not in her shoes. With Ruth's pleasing personality and attractiveness she'll go a long way in the future-we're routing for Ruth. Phi Sigma Sorority. WOOD HELEN MARY WOCZYNA New Britain, Conn. "Bobs" November 11, 1918 A'0ur four-fold girl-ready to laugh, play, live, and love" "Babs" is an accomplished athlete majoring in tennis, basketball, baseball and track, and this last year saw "Babs" a star on the Holy Cross basketball team, Her peppy nature and snappy comebacks make her welcome in every conversation. She's a wizard at Latin and plans to concentrate on a nurse's career in the future. Good Luck! Holy Cross Basketball, Baseball. fl p I te n I 1' ' STEPHANIE KATHRYN YALETCHKO Carnegie, Penn. 'AStephie" December 10, 1918 "Of all that mote delight a dainlie eare" It's a well-known homespun tale that "Stephie" came up from Troy about a year ago and has been steadily rising in popularity ever since. A'Steffie" is quite a piano player and has been a helpful aid to the musical organization of the school. Well, "Steffie's" path has been pretty smooth thus far and we hope no bumps will obstruct her ride into success. School Orchestra, Musical Club: Cvlee Club, Chorus,-junior College Club, Girls' League. SYLVIA YAWIN New Britain, Conn. "Skippy" May 4, 1919 'KA woman the leader" "Skippy" is a leader in dancing, sports and other activities. Her smile attracts much of the male population as she passes from room to room, "Skippy" has an eye for smart clothes and she is also very studious. Everything combined makes "Skippy" one grand person. We hope that smile will forever linger and continue to carry her on through life. Ukrainian Choir. HELENE MARION ZACK New Britain, Conn. "Ellen" june 24, 1918 "The science ofthe cook shop" Now, Helene may not be over studious, but it's amazing the way she gets her work done. Helene is also very popular at dances, Gang- way boys, did you know that Helene makes simply delicious banana cream pies? You didn't7 Now, now boys clon't crowd. Helene is very generous-we hope, She seems to be heading for a business career, but there seems to be some tall, dark and handsome inter- 4' if Pr at U vb E M ei . 1 ,fi 1., aw ua 'MWA' ference. Helene had better watch her step. ISABEL MARY ZALASKUS Pennsylvania "Teddy" February 22, 1917 'AAn eye like Mars" When Isabel turns on the old personality and gives a melting look from those hazel eyes everyone is at her command, and especially the males. Ah! but the trouble is that Isabel doesn't give the boys a 'ibreak" very often. They're waiting for her to loosen up. Shetis, oh so studious and ambitious, and we know the future holds many ' lucky breaks" for her. GENEVIEVE THERESIA ZAJAKOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Coach" April 15, 1918 "An indication of housekeeping" Being very, very interested in sports, "Coach" has taken an active interest in all sports, especially swimming. "Coach" has never lacked friends, for she always has a pleasant word for everyone and is con- stantly overlooking people's faults. Her future life work is undecided as yet, but as a housekeeper she's a wow! Page 142 ,grill ' n 1 " ' 4' 5 I an I i' I HELEN FLORENCE ZEBROWSKI New Britain, Conn. '4Ellen" September 10, 1918 i'Be gaily dressed, dance and sing" Helen is a golden-haired damsel that likes pe-lenty of fun, and how! She's crazy about dancing, but her poor, poor studies receive deadly losses. Ah! but her marks were always good. lt would be a pleasure to have Helens type of non-worrying and happy existence. Her good nature and happy smile will steadily increase her progress in the future. GENEVIEVE LORAINE ZEMACK New Haven, Conn. 'ljeannieu May 3, 1919 "Many hands make light work" Genevieve meets difficulties with a smile and schoolwork is no damper on her happiness. She greets all her pals with a beaming smile that bids anyone welcome as a friend, Genevieve has also won many admirers by her willing spirit of cooperation. We hope that nothing will stand in her journey towards success. Girls' League. ef Q, Q 1 DORIS LILLIAN ZISK ' ii New Britain, Conn. "Do-Do" April 16, 1919 I A 'il am modesty personified" , 1 3551 Have you seen a modest, friendly, quiet girl about the school? ' my my I Well, thats Doris. She has many friends about New Britain who will i t 1 af... K vouch for her as an enjoyable companion. Hartford Hospital is her , i next stop, where she will train for a nursing career. We'll just bet the ' l ' 4 patients will rate her as one grand person. Good Luck, i'Do-Do." V Pikilites Club. y FREDA VALORIE ZOTTER she deserves. Musical Club, Glee Club. sure she will go far in any field. New Britain, Conn. "Fritze" "A fem' learns more easily what .she laughs at" Poor 'iFritze!" She probably has sacriF1ced many good times in order to graduate ahead of her schedule. We admire her ambition. She is an attractive young lady and very fond of dancing. Aren't we all? Freda is subject to moods and laughing spells seem to How all over her other moods. Shes a loyal pal and will surely meet the success MARY VALINE ZUJKO New Britain, Conn. August 17, 1920 'joking often of great utility" There is never a moment when Mary is serious or sad. She is always joking and rarein' to go, Mary has taken her school life easy, but she has managed to finish her ever woeful Biology. At the present time, 'iMamie" is undecided just what she would like to do, but we are Page 143 NEI!! I WA ? " if L I .Ji U I " i f. c j 1 1 f-4-M I THADDEUS F. KRAWIEC New Britain, Conn, "Teddy" December 13, 1918 'Back ofthe beating hammer" Some refer to "Teddy" as the boy with the innocent expression, others call it just a dumb lookg but he got by and he's still going strong. He was wise enough to pick the right trade, 1-le's a machinist and has a good job waiting for him when his course is finished. N. B. S. T. S.A. A. 2, 3, 43 President 4. GENEVIEVE GRYBOWSKI New Britain, Conn. "Gen" May 2, 1919 'AA poetical tempest arises" To all appearances Genevieve seems quiet, but you just wait until she gets started, just as so many of us exercise ourselves so glibly in slang, so Genevieve can talk as if she had swallowed a dictionary. 'iGen" has already written material which shows promise so we won't be surprised if she achieves success in the poetic field. ROBERT LEWIS CLARK New Britain, Conn, "Bob" june 9, 1920 'AAU is not won that is put in the purse" Are you looking for a new method of securing funds? If you are at all interested in a little scheme for the betterment of pecuniary resources, "Bob" is the man C73 to be seen. He has more ways of making money, and less ways of passing English than anyone in school, 'iBob", whether he succeeds scholastically or not, is sure to come out on the right side of the ledger in regard to finances. He had better watch his income tax. A. Z. A. Fraternity, Upsilon Lambda Phi Fraternity, WILLIAM JOSEPH MATSEN New Britain, Conn, "Bill" February 14, 1919 'A His ,golden locks are truly sweet" ls there anyone present who does not recognize "Bill's" smiling face and flowing locks? lf there is, let him be banished. "Bill" is usually about the school in the afternoon walking and talking with a certain comely young lady. "Bill" is heading for Pratt Institute, and if his success here is any method of orientation, he nee.l not worry about the future. Page 144 E .ju li vi p I ' if l ' . I Q4- , ,l',. C GWB ' 2 nie lin E ,- 4 If x - f - ei 51, ' 'Aff C X N I 1403 X J - FLAINK KHUNECKI5' I BUFFET SUPPER AND DANCE Senior High Gymnasium Tuesday Evening, june 22, 1937 BATTLE OF MUSIC Featuring The De Molay Knights of Melody versus Roger Wessman and His Orchestra LUNCH Chicken and Pineapple and Cheese Sandwiches Ice Cream Cakes Punch PATRONS AND PATRONESSES Dr. Holmes and Mrs. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Louis P. Slade Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. james Miss Millie MCAuley Mr. Charles Shea and Guest Miss Ilga Harvey Mr. and Mrs. Newell S. Ames Miss Adrienne Raby Mr, and Mrs. Henry Goodwin Mr. Fred Mirliani and Guest Page 145 1- "t,. .. I l . A bf I e' .M w june Class Night Exercises FRIEND OF THE FAMILY Comedy in One Act Produced by special arrangement with the Walter H. Baker Co., of Boston, Mass. Grandma Wilson Mrs. Willoughby, her daugliler Peggy Willoughby Phil Willoughby CHARACTERS Margaret Judd Marjorie Flcitzer Verna Lockwood john A. Moses Genevieve Willoughby Tinnia, the colored maid Rosalie, Peggy's guest Dick Sherman Cjusl afrieiid ufjamilyl . Walter Gijord Pinky, the cat l. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6, 7. 8. 9. 10. ll. Eleanor Anderson Margaret Judd Overture Speech of Welcome Class History Vocal Solo Presentation Mixed Quartet Comedy Orchestra Selection Class Prophecy Orchestra Class Will Adeline Litke , Marjorie Lind Alice Avery Elliott Stoddard Karl Mandl just any cat SCENE The Vv'illoughby living room TIME This Saturday evening CLASS NIGHT COMMITTEE Wesley Ogle, Chairman Richard Stanford Norman Steinberg Edith Pascoe CLASS NIGHT PROGRAM Victor Herbert Favorites lTrio, Gypsy Love Songb Raymond Anderson, President june Class of 1937 . . . Adeline Litke, Karl Mandl . . . . . Frank Gagliardi , . . . Raymond Anderson Allah's Holiday, The World is Waiting for the Sunrise , , , Members of Class of 1937 Theres a Lull in My Life fFeaturing Girl's Trioj , , , Evelyn Ranges, Robert Ely Never in a Million Years CFeaturing Brass Sectionj . . . Adeline Litke, Karl Mandl Music under the direction of Frederick S, Mirliani Page 146 wax ,L ' l K I ,,, .. .F .i W i . Q- A ,.. .N CECLSS U51 55 9,3 Q. My Mfg E IT known to all persons in these United States that we, the graduating class of 1937, of the New Britain Senior High School, of the city of New Britain, in the county of Hartford, in the State of Connecticut, being of lawful age, of sound mind, memory, and judgment, having completed three years in this splendid institution and believing it just to share these properties with others: do hereby make, publish and declare this to be our last Will and Testament. We give, devise, and bequeath to our lawful heirs as follows: l. We leave to Mr. Slade, our most beloved principal, our most sincere appreciation and gratitude for his earnest help, patience, and guidance during these three years. 2. We leave to the faculty at large a sigh of relief, fwhich we know it will takej due to the graduating of our class. 3. To those teachers who cannot bear to remain after our departure, we leave our deepest sympathy and understanding. 4. To the incoming "freshies" we leave our beloved class color pink, which we hope will be cherished forever. 5. To Mr. Mirliani we leave a one-piece music stand Cone that will not come apart in future assembliesj 6. To Miss Harvey we leave a few black hairs so that she may have some that will turn gray from endless worries near graduation time. 7. To Mr. Depot we leave a Hsteering wheel" to show to our future safe drivers. 8, To Mr. james we leave an automatic stamp to stamp his signature on graph cards. 9. To Miss Naughton we leave a mechanical "stooge" to say: "No gum chewing young man, cover your machine for the rest of the period" and "attention please, I have a notice to read." 10. To Miss Carrier we leave a few new record books so that the mem- bers of the athletic squads may autograph them, ll, To all teachers we leave permission to be absent when tests are due. 12. Questions: l, Will Mr. Sallee ever stop saying, "Ladies and gentlemen, the next thing on the program is, have you got your money for the Beehive?" "The next thing ladies and gentlemen, is, did you have your pictures taken?" 2. Who is the girl who looks like Margaret Sullivan, the Movie Actress? fl ,, I ' if y L I I 4 , 13. To Miss Raby we leave a movable floor so she won't have to walk to and from Miss Harvey's room. 14, Personal Bequest are as follows: 1. Paul Bakanas leaves his height to "Gus" Meligonis. 2. George Miskey does not leave high school. 3. Mary Linnehan leaves her late passes to Ruth johnson, 4. 'iCvinnie" johnson leaves her merry giggle to Virginia Palmer. 5. Karl Mandl leaves his "trucking" and Hcrooningu in Miss Naughton's room. 6. Adeline Litke leaves the minutes of the last meeting to her successor. 7. Raymond Anderson leaves a vacancy in the Amphion Club. 8. Steve Kelly leaves his slimness to Charles Gehring. 9. "Art" Neumann leaves his becoming blush to the fellows who want to make a hit with the girls. 10. Francis Dolan leaves his overflowing date book to jack Grob- stein. ll. Lois Oberg leaves her natural blonde hair to Ruth Barry. 12. Grace McEvoy leaves her 'AO Boy!" to Alice Goodwin. 13. Norman Steinberg leaves his various stage roles to Bruce Anderson. 14. Kathleen Phalon leaves her swinging rythm to jane Adams. 15 "Tom" Cabelus leaves his sturdy body to "Billy" Reynolds. lo. Donald Loomis leaves his blonde complexion to jack Meskill. 17 18 . Daniel Plude leaves his bashfulness to Ned Moore. "jimmy" Lynch leaves his book on "Shall We Dance" to Robert Holstrom. - 19 Evelyn Ranges leaves her Veterans of Foreign Wars Medal to the next contest winner. 20. Marjorie Crusberg leaves her "time" to see sport games to the backward girls who need it. 21 Sidney Kirschnit leaves his book "How to Become a Politician" in ten easy lessons. 22 Rita Cayer leaves her Hare for going steady to Helen Ward. 23. Lillian Ross leaves her blonde locks to Dorothy Sokolowski. 24 To Eddie Dehm we leave a book in which he may put his bids to the "Sorority Dances." 25. Shirley Baehr leaves her slight blushes to Betty johnson. 26 To Mary lgoe we leave a dozen "Yeast Cakes" so that she may "rise" to the height of 'APeggy" Carlson. 27 Lucy Reckert and Catherine Mangan leave their "out-of- boundsn passes to Ethel Sullivan. 28 Walter Kozatek leaves his pen and pencil to take up a trade as a butcher, 15. To our class advisors Miss Harvey and Miss Raby we leave our sincere gratitude for their successful and splendid help. 16. To Miss McAuley we leave our deepest gratitude and thanks for her kindly advice and guidance in making the female graduates of the Senior High School the fine and upstanding ladies of tomorrow, In Witness Whereof: We have hereunto set out hand and seal at New Britain on the Twenty-Fifth day of june, A. D. One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thirty-Seven. The Class of 1937 Per Karl Mandl Adeline Litke Witnesses: Pepete Little Henry Parkyakarkus . 1 1 :El p, I K ' .. I ,w ,. Class History E, THE graduates to be, had our first really permanent glimpse of our "splendid institution of learning," which is, of course, the New Britain Senior High School during the june 1934 graduation from the junior High Schools. During the summer there was a noticeable decrease in the population of New Britain as most of the boys and girls went on their very much earned vacation before assuming work in the higher institution of learning. For some of us the summer seemed to "drag" because we were eager to undertake our first venture into the Senior High School. The morning of September 10th dawned bright and clear. As of many years before our mothers were our alarm clocks, and they were the ones who spoke the words which made us come from "good old dream land" back to earth again. It was time to return to school. After cleaning, scrubbing, eating a breakfast we didn't taste, and a last minute cleaning up, we departed to meet our respective friends, and then proceeded nonchalantly to school, for at least we thought we appeared nonchalantj After minutes of walking we neared the beautiful building which we could see in the near distance. There was a great clamoring of voices, of ex- pressions of astonishment and of surprise. At first we were overcome by its greatness, its sturdy walls and of the ideals for which it stood. We were doubtful as to whether we had the ability, initiative and integrity to carry on those ideals that were left us by the preceding freshmen. "Freshies," that was the word used by the upper class to describe the newcomers to the school, but we took their "jokes" and "pranks" with good humor. As most of us came to this school to take part in athletics and social events and to get an education, we formed a combination that was hard to beat and the persons to whom we are responsible for making our first year enjoyable are our teachers, physical directors, and faculty advisors. We squared our shoulders, stood firmly on our feet, and feeling very con- fident we resolved to "do or die." As "confidence is the companion of success," we started the first part of our three year term by getting acquainted with our fellow students and members of the faculty who became our lifelong friends and advisors. Oh yes! we also had an election of class officers. A privilege that was given to all classes. The persons who were the choice of the i'freshies" were: Randall Gilpatrick, President, Evelyn Ranges, Vice-President, Adeline Litke, Secretary, and jack Meskill, Treasurer. The following September we found ourselves juniors. We had at last gained the "haven" of the junior Class, where we no longer had to suffer the humiliation reaped upon us by the upper class. We now went to school in the morning. All of us can remember the "hot" summer afternoons when our minds were on something else, instead of a hot, stuffy schoolroom, but our loyalty to the school and our resolution to "do or die" carried us through to our first goal, the junior Class. We now put on superior airs. As it is said "he who laughs last, laughs best," so we proceeded to get our revenge, and took it out on the incoming Nfreshiesf' Many habits were formed good and bad. Class-cutting was one of the bad ones but it didn't last, and it wasnt very' long before we were "on the carpet" before Mr. Slade, feeling ill at ease, and resolving never again to be a Victim of this embarrassing experience. Our athletic teams were making quite a name for themselves. ln fact under the mar!! i ' . t V vi jr K . , ,f -E I it VA W ,. capable leadership of Coach Shea, they were 'Qgoing to town." The people were thrilled when they witnessed our football team in action on Saturdays, and it was the aim of Coach Shea and the squad to bring the championship again to New Britain, ' Coach Shea's aim was true and we witnessed a championship eleven and the Waskowitz Trophy which was set proudly in its place in the show case. Art Neumann, the boy who was born with a golf stick in his hands, pulled his little trick out of the bag by winning the golf championship. Also under his capable leadership the golf squad won the Connecticut Inter-Scholastic Athletic Tournament which was held in Bridgeport. Our junior year passed very quickly and we found ourselves in the Senior Class. In other words we were the "big shots" of the school now. There was no upper class to tell us what to do and what not to do. We filled ourselves with laughter after watching the antics of the Freshmen, their uneasiness and shakiness of knees, a disease which we had overcome. Our football team proceeded to take the other teams into "camp" and they were elected to play the team of Miami High School in Miami, Florida. The boys were given a rowsing send-off by their parents and sweethearts. They did what was expected of them, that is, they "swamped" the Maimi team and brought home the "bacon" The day dawned when we were to elect officers, Then the results were announced. lt was found that Raymond Anderson was elected President, Evelyn Ranges, Vice-President, Adeline Litke, Secretary, and Arthur Neumann, Treasurer. Our days were numbered, we neared the eve of graduation. All the socials before graduation were about to be held. All of the credit for a fine banquet will go to the banquet committee for their splendid way of handling the affairs. Shirley Baehr was chairman, with the following members of the committee assisting her: Russell Bauer, Mary Chaponis, Thomas Hinchliffe, Margaret Remington and Richard Schroeder. The promenade committee was composed of the following members: Robert Ely, chairman, Alice Avery, Margaret Carlson, john Boyle, Paul Derail, and Marjorie Fleitzer. The class night committee worked tirelessly to make the last gathering before graduation a success. Wesley Ogle chairman, Eleanor Anderson, Margaret Judd, Edith Pascoe, Richard Stanford, and Norman Steinberg, deserve the credit for their line work in making our class night a success. The last and most important event in our school history was the gradua- tion from the Senior High School. This event was both a sad and a happy one, for it was the day upon which we were to leave our school, our beloved principal Mr. Slade and the members of the faculty, it was the day in our lives when we had reached the height of our ambition, Up till now it was our ambition to succeed in school, now it is our ambition to succeed in the business world, The graduating class extends to Miss Harvey and Miss Raby their very sincere thanks and appreciation of the Fine work they have done to make this, our graduation, a very memorable and successful one. To the graduates who are about to enter the world of opportunities, we extend this bit of philo- sophy: "We have reached the hilltop but yonder is the mountain." Y By Karl Mandl Adeline Litke ' l " ' fe 4- ' I I X. ff , I . lg , fx 1 f If TUIVIBLING, stalling, swaggering and falling, I pushed my way frantic- ally through the milling crowd to the base of the 'isupermala-gorgeous" mooring mast of the S. S. New Britain, the new ultra-modern zeppelin. This was 1953 and the gigantic, floating monster was about to start on its maiden voyage. Things may come and things may go, but "C-one With the Wind" was still going, and joy of joys, it had blown a ticket right up to my front door, who am I to refuse such an offer! into the new super-speed elevator, and was whisked to the staggered out of the elevator mumbling to the operator as mind bringing up my stomach on the next trip?" Seeing my face, the stewardess laughingly helped me to an easy I was flounced top of the mast. I I left, "Would you the pained look on chair in the main salon so that I could wait for the elevators return trip. As the stewardess seated me, I raised my grateful eyes to hers and what did greet my vision but the beautiful and familiar face of my former classmate "Betty" Remington, now risen to the rank of head stewardess on the S. S. New Britain. A few precious minutes were all that "Betty" could spare in reminiscing. As she left me with a cheery smile, I settled back into the depths of an easy chair for a period of relaxation. But did I say quiet? If I did I was mistaken for I was soon set upon by a breezy young reporter firing questions in machine gun style, and you should see our new machine gun! I gazed in bewilderment at this astonishing young man. I-Ie turned suddenly and glared at me, gulped and collapsed in his chair and whom did I see before me but Norman Steinberg the "Apple" of N, B. H. S. After windy salutations, he remarked, 'lSay kid, what is this, old home week T' I stared at him, questioning his meaning. I was soon enlightened, however, when he said, "Take a 'gander' at your fellow voyagers. Why all our 1937 class is here-well at least almost all," See theres Ted Stanley, president of the Stanley Works, driven from his journalistic career by family prejudices. Seated at the bar beside him is the glamorous Alice Avery, the world's famous connoisseur of non-alcoholic beverages, "Art" Neumann over there has just duplicated "Bobby"jones's golf feat of winning four major golf titles in one year. Seated in the corner is Shirley Prescher, the now famous creator of modern fashions." I shut my astonished mouth with a resounding bang, jumped up and flitted excitedly from one to the other chatting about old times and renewing old acquaintances. A'Apple", impatient to show me more, rushed me off to the captains quarters. We knocked at his door and a loud voice bellowed, "Stay out!" We barged in anyway, and bumped smack into "Bob" Ely commander of the zeppelin and our old l937 pal. After a moment of in- Page 152 as ,, I ' Y K ' I 1' credulity, we shook hands and again started talking about old times. i'I've and idea," says Ely, i'let's take a peek into this new television set and get a glimpse of what our old palsy-walsies are doing." 'Creatf' says Steinberg, "go to it, if you think they won't mind," After eliminating the squeaks and the squawks, Ely finally cleared the cloudy mist and unfolded before us a picture of the gay white-way, white as ever and still going strong. Gazing down Broadway we were taken aback at the mammouth size and brilliancy of a large blinking sign, shining with "Fran- cis Holt and Sixty Continental Cuties." Lights hardly smaller than those of the main attraction announced the personal appearance of the gum-chewing champion of the world, 'iBurt" Robinson. Inside the theatre we scanned the rows of the chorus and found in the ranks, "Peg" Carlson, Irene johnson, Elsa Hanson and Mae McKenna. ln the orchestra pit "Tom" Hinchliffe industriously "slaps that bass." The scene shifts to Washington. In one of the Senate Chambers 'Ray' Anderson, who is now speaker of the House, dictates Governmental corres- pondence to his confidential secretary, Evelyn Ranges, Adeline Litke, through the dint of her own perseverance and hard work, has superseded Fran- ces Perkins as Secretary of Labor. Our reverie was interrupted by a commotion outside the captains quar- ters. We glanced out and to our amazement saw a parade of dazzling manikins in a display of the lastest fashions. We saw in a moment that some of these manikins were Eleanor Anderson, Myrtle Buechner, Rita Cayer and Beatrice Anderson and behind them a handsome son of West Point was displaying what the well-dressed man should wear, 'twas none other than john Moses, Turning again to the television machine, we found that by focusing it on a remote island somewhere in the South Seas, we were able to bring into view Cleo Bray and "jackie" Noonan in their new found haven of peace, billing and cooing aloud with no restrictions. A twist of the dial and a court room appeared in view. It seems "Dave" Rubinoff is suing Harry Harotian for stealing the supremacy of the air and the mastery of the Stradivarius. Harry need have no fear for he is being defended by the A number 1 Hmouthpiecef' Marion Schuenemann. At this crucial point the first mate burst into the room with the news that a man in distress had been sighted below. To our surprise we found ourselves descending close to the surface of the water and by means of our life saving equipment we were able to rescue him from the grips of King Neptune, Ima- gine our astonishment when we discovered that the rescued party was none other than Charles Rowe who had been overwhelmed and nearly cast to a watery grave while attempting to wade the Atlantic, The interference over with we again commenced to peruse the scenery presented by our already invaluable informant. The present expanse includes a road in a desert in old Arizona. A peculiar car chugs merrily on its way with Elliott Stoddard in person at the wheel. You can't kill those 1930 Fords! In a semi-modern trailer or wheel barrow, which is tagging along behind are the rest of the Newington 'igangf' Standing in the middle of the road ex- ercising their thumbs in the general direction ofCalifornia, stand Shirley Baehr, Edith Pascoe, and Margaret Judd. Kind hearted Stoddard jams on the brakes and they're all California bound. The whirring of presses and clattering of noisy typewriters brings our attention to the screen before us where we see the helter skelter of a busy office and editorial rooms of a large New York newspaper. Reposing behind the editors desk is Rosemary Regan editing a feature story with the caption, "Man Bites Dog," while Elsie Lotz industriously pounds a typewriter com- posing her daily column, "Advice to the Love-lorn." Oh, for the life of a reporter! Evelyn Ranges Robert Ely 2,715 ll., zifl g. . I 'e I , I r" ,-- 9 1 We, For three years we've been arriving As the bell was sounding eight, And we've hurried to our sections CBe it said, quite often latej With our "shining morning faces" Wreathed in a disarming smile We attempt with framed excuses Our wise teachers to beguile. Now assembly Ends us gathered Listening to the Scriptures read Most attentively we hearken, With low-bowed and reverent head. Then to class-rooms creep we slowly With the pals we love so well Lingering, loitering at the threshold, Leaping at the signal bell. There with furtive notes and winning smiles Fair Cupid hurls his darts Then buds and blossoms tenderly Young love within our hearts. As Freshmen we were meek and shy And wonder 'mong us grew How those small heads of Seniors Could carry all they knew. We heard the Sophomores recite As well as they were able Slyly holding hands with cute young "gals" Far underneath the table. the Seniors We shall meet on life's great highway And remember with a sigh, The hopes that had their tender birth In dear New Britain High. We have kept the night light burning With a sudden zest for work, Cramming for tomorrow's finals Cursing Fun that made us shirk. We have mastered Burns and Milton We have conquered Browning, too, Scott and Shakespeare live immortal Uust to mention but a few.j We've explored the realms of Physics, History, Chemistry, and Math. We've been warned and told to follow Down the straight and narrow path. We've won laurels, too, in football Proud Miami had to bend We've smeared Bulkeley and New Haven Gone is Hartford with the wind. We have glimpsed tomorrows visions With our eager searching eyes, Curving rainbows lie before us At the end awaits our prize. Though we cannot read the future We can only live each day Persevering, hoping, trusting We shall find the hidden way. And now at last the time for parting Has become a present sorrow We may hope todays kind guidance Will prepare us for tomorrows. ELEONOR CRANE Page I5 ? I ' 5 5 x I l C I 4 YHI , ,PM 04? N O R if 1' P 5 X J-,,S j A o O KE m .4 QM APT' 332 GQ, Mil' X HERE " .2 ffi V 42 S ,QL C 5 fr' O . Y Y f K M f '1 X LU5 O NBHS X6 C0 O "0noav0"S 5 1 W X sg M X X S 399 W 1? ,i JZ f 1.4 Q XP if ff! l il fvwf s 7 :1 'P A 1 ' 'YAM,o , YTIVITIK 2 1 Efbz NQGQTQ 554 - ,-TQ ' K Ax f O Ozzzgz' l x, 4856? QC' f , Weil! . QXEMHMN qi-29 QQ ,X Hg 0 " 'ix E fra 32 , ' f 5' E . Ni' gfgig- ' ' A Q U ,QV A QW '4 Mx A z.. "', 0 W' f -V' A jg' Q y 1' T 3 my!! -A pr i ' 7 I , , 2, .' all I 'F YA- nf' ' . GIRLS' LEAGUE Front Row: fLeft to Rightj Eleanor Anderson, Vice Presidenzg Annette Atwater, President, Back Row: CLefl to Rightj Virginia Hanson, Treasurerg Shirley Baehr, Director of Social Activiliesg Edith Pascoe, Director of Social Welfareg Ruth johnson, Secretary. Page 155 W Xvi ' 'Il l ff ?' ' 5 8 I ji i I , l JUNIOR COLLEGE CLUB Left to Right: Shirley Baehr, Secretary-Treasurerg Dorothy Kinkade, Vice-Presidentg Miss Virginia Tallard, Adviserg Ellen Fairbank, President. Page 156 X JI IL I A 5, .2 oil! I D -i , ,:. Q Senior High School Orchestra Page 157 gil P A I ' wr k - D , Y' lg lv I 3 Page 158 Senior High Glee Clubs L - qi! S' A I f W If I A xi Senior High School Band Page I 5 9 bu 4- A p I ' ff K M I W W v Page 160 Amphion Dramatic Club vi gr I ' W k . , ,1:'.:VI? I Amphion Club HE AMPHION Club has again paraded through a successful and happy year. For all the joyful occasions that we have experienced, we wish to sincerely thank our director Mrs. Guilford, who has so capably and willingly devoted her time to perfecting our productions. For the first half year, commencing September, 1936, those who held seats of honor in the club were Norman Steinberg as President, Bruce Anderson as Treasurer and Ethel Kosswig as Secretary. The last half year saw the following officers elected: President, Bruce Anderson, Treasurer, Gordon Raymond and Secretary, Evelyn Ranges. On December 11, we presented our first play of the season, a delightful three-act comedy entitled "Honor Bright." On March 18, 1937 we produced "The Ghost Bird" a mystery comedy in three acts. This play saw us sailing through with flying colors as we filled the audience with spectators and earned the largest profit since the depression. However, in the midst of our glory our spirits were dampened by the serious illness of two of our members and by the death of David Magnuson, one of the founders of the club. The club expressed its deep and sincere sympathy on these three occasions. We closed the season on May 21, by presenting a farce called "Look Whos Here" which introduced many of our newer members in their first roles. This play was well received by the public. The club now looks for- ward to the crowning event of the season-our annual picnic. The club wishes to take this opportunity to offer its grateful thanks to Mr. lvlirliani and the High School Orchestra for the exceptionally fine musical programs arranged for our plays, to Miss Olsson and the Art Department for the beautiful posters and to the teachers and students for their hearty co- operation. EVELYN RANGES, Secretary 3,11 va ' K n er !" 1 f ay . ,K fl A n, I Page 162 K I K WTI -9' YI 'A I ' if . I Alpha Alpha Sorority Page 163 K L I 4 uri,-,VI 'QA gy I Q ff I , AN.,-. W' Theta Sigma Fraternity Page 164 X ay" YI, wx , i k . , 'aj' Phi Sigma Sorority Page 165 A p I ' ff k I, M I r f , Page 166 Alpha Delta Sigma Fraternity wi,-fr: YP in I k ff I Beta Mu Sorority , Page 167 v 2,713 113 zf l g. I Q K - , .if N r' ,AJ 9 Page 168 Alpha Iota Epsilon Fraternity x al" ll' L : S f I ' K I I ,. Y ""' I Sigma Delta Sigma Sorority Page 169 K I A p I ' V ' l n 4 I . I Phi Delta Sorority Page 170 w i, I n I l W i x w g Phi Omega Sorority Page 172 nfl p I ' K I , l r f I' Page 174 Zeta Nu Fraternity Nxf1?"YI A p I q W L I , gf I i f Y l Rho Sigma Rho Sorority Page 175 X U 5 nf I ' . K - , F41 I 1' Q: Alpha Omicron Sorority Page 176 K I EI' fx p I ' V x , I Delta Gamma Sigma Sorority Page 177 J, . P ' q 1' T? K f I xc. w wf' M' Iota Nu Sorority Page 178 ul pr I ' U K - , .if I i f Q MARION FRANCIS SCHUENEMANN XVir1r1er of the Effie Dwyer Holmes Scholarship presented by the New Britain College Club. Page 179 r , I, . F: W P 1 f V L f I 1. . ! Football Squad Page 180 .4 -'ion r .e-- . w' -.,' - , . I ' fr L I N ' I Xb lb I . gf.3 X ff 5 ff a ETAE If l' xg STARTING the season with mediocre material, Coach Shea, in his in- imitable style, soon shaped his squad into a real winner, They again won the Triangular Cup by defeating their arch rival Hartford Public High in a bitterly contested game. Hillhouse was beaten 20 to 13. We retained the Waskowitz trophy for the third successive year, despite close competition. The "all-state" team held three Red and Gold luminaries, Remillet, Rydel, and Appisso. New Britain suffered its first defeat in three years bowing to Stamford, 7 to 6. They were also held to a scoreless tie by a scrappy Warren Harding eleven. The team had the honor and pleasure of being invited to play Miami High of Florida on Christmas Day. This was a fitting reward for the boys and they came through with a smashing victory. Thus ended a great season. Onward New Britain. 1937 RECORD New Britain Z4-Bristol 0 New Britain 24glVleriden 0 New Britain 0-Bridgeport Harding 0 New Britain 32-Bridgeport Central 0 New Britain Z6-Norwich Free Academy 0 New Britain 20-New Haven Hillhouse 13 New Britain 7-Hartford 0 New Britain 6-Stamford 7 New Britain 25-Hartford Bulkeley 0 New Britain 32-Miami, Florida I3 Page 181 '-1 1157 V, p I ' Q 5 sr n - V L I W v Page 184 - 1 wry" I ik ? K I 1, " 1 . I 'W' I Page 186 K I f sf WIS' ' ,fx X ' Q. .Q AI I r J Page 187 5 I JI y. YL" ,W P I ' 1 F 3 .gf Page 188 exp I ' ff kI,+i I F ' Page 189 '-Q I Y .,f - o,. mg-'Pl A gr I Q Q L ' I Page 190 Basketball Team 4 A xwgvy l ' U , 4 I Track Squad Page 191 A p I ' W K I , uf I f rame-4 Page 192 GOLF TEAM Top Rowi CLeft lo Rightj Frank Kostrewa, Edward Pauza, john Rapacz George Abdalla, Bottom Row: CLeft to Right? Caplain and Manager, Arthur Neumann, Walter Kozatek ,llalw ll 1, I 1 if K - . pi' I Y-4" 1 s ATHLETIC MANAGERS Back Row: CI.eft to Rightj joseph Perrotta, Footballg Salvatore Valvo, Baseballg john Gadzik, Assistant Footballg Frank Cecere, General Athletic Manager. Front Row: CI.eft to Rightj Arthur Crossman, Assistant Baseballg Louis Campanelli, Basketball Managerg Eddie Smolenski, Assistant Baskietballg Edward Moore, Assistant Manager. Page 193 I ' 'Z L ' I P Tennis Team Page 194 957 . P ,.'1,,, p ,i .' A n ' W L I ' I JOHN JOSEPH MANGAN Burns' Memorial Award For Excellence in Character, Sports, and Scholarship. Page 195 Y! L .J . 'UTmQ,4 160 Y f 1. '- .", . . ' on p ,- 4, -44' ,. lie' I' 5 rr I ae K I ' I A wa Our Hardest Worker Class Pest Class Orator . Shyest Girl . Best Dressed Girl Best Dressed Boy . Most Studious Girl Most Studious Boy Class Lawyer . Class Calamity . . Most Likely To Succeed . Class Strong Man . Class Crooner . Best Athlete . Best Looking Girl . Best Looking Boy . Class Mathematician Best Dancer . Class Rubinoff . Class Drummer . Class Cupid . Class Gymnast . Best Business Man Most Musical Girl Class Sheik . Class Giggler . Best "Trucker" . Class Comedian . Class Wit . Most Versatile , Class Actress . Class Woman Hater . Class Golfer . . Most Pleasing Personality Class Flirt . . Mayor of Texaco Town . Professor Quiz . j ack Benny , W. C, Fields . Edgar Burgan . Charlie McCarthy Little Henry . Martha Raye , ni, My A Q 1 is UV 3 A-4 'fr , 1 1937 Blue Book jack Beebe Roger Perry Norman Steinberg Gladys Reilly Betty jones Ray Anderson Barbara Penn Alfred Vater . Marion Schuenernann Sydney Kirshnit Evelyn Ranges Frank Cecere Edward Szczepanik Vin Zdanzukas Mary Chaponis Art Neumann William Banford Burt Robinson Harry I-larotian Dick Kronholm Robert l-lergstrom Edward Paul Robert Clark Marjorie Eleitzer Francis Holt Mary Linnehan jimmy Lynch Steve Kelley Eugene Kelly Ted Stanley Edith Pascoe john Moses Walter Kozatek Shirley Baehr Alice Avery Herbert Pearson Edwin Koplowitz Elliott Stoddard Bob Lee Alex Gavelek joseph Havelevitch jacob I-leck Armen Kevorkian ROSEMARY REGAN 5 - Z Pl gy I ' fr Our Hit Parade One In a Million . Dedicated To You Trust In Me . Today I Am a Man . . just a Little Dijerent . . They Can't Take That Away From Me jamboree . . . Where Are You? . . . Babes In Arms . . Did Anyone Ever Tell You 1'm Hitttn' the Hot Spots . This Is My Last Ajfair . . I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm Rhythm Train . . . September In The Rain . . We're Back In Circulation Swing Brother Swing . Ooh, But I'm Happy . The Lady Likes To Love . . Wake Up and Live . . What a Dummy Love Has Made Of Me You're Laughing At Me . . Blow That Horn . . . Don't Know If I'm Coming or Going High, Wide and Handsome . I'm Face To Face With Love . l'd Be Lost Without You . I'm Bubbling Over . . Love Has Not Been Very Kind To Me QA Huntin' I Will Goj Little Old Lady . . . Melody For Two . . . My Love Dreams Never Come True An Excuse For Dancing . Choir Boy . . . Dreamy Eyes . . Don't Give a Good Gosh Darn . Easy On The Eyes . Good Night My Lucky Day He Ain't Got Rhythm . . Easy To Love . . . I'm Hatin' This Runnin' Around jammin' . . . Lovely Ladies In White . My Little Buckaroo . Wanted . . You're Here You're There . I'll Dream My Way To Heaven Mr. Slade Mr. Mirliani Art Neumann Frank Gecere Clan of 1937 Diplomas The Prom Mr. Sallee "Frats" Eugene Kelly Burt Robinson Paul Derail Rita Cayer Graduation March The P, G'ers The Editors Tom Cabelus Bob Lee Alice Avery Elliott Stoddard jack Noonan Alpha Beer jackets Wesley Ogle Walter Cubles Bart Swanton Bob Ely Our Sheepskins Apple Steinberg Ted Stanley Barbara Shaw Belle Kereaces, Charles lVIcEvoy john Moses Adeline Litke Jack Beebe Eleanor Anderson joseph lvlalczynski Marjorie Fleitzer Graduation Charles O'Donnell Virginia johnson Robert Downes Final Week Girl "Grads" Charles Rowe A job Anthony Gallo john Karbonic Signed EVELYN RANGES Page 198 ROBERT LEE ilryfrl VA p I -4 3 W I' WHAT IF jack were a bullet instead of a Beebe Shirley were a deer instead of a Baehr Benjamin were a minister instead of a Bishop Dorothy were a hairdresser instead of a Barbour john were a footman instead of a Butler Marjorie were a pea instead of a Bean john were a scale instead of a Finn Eleonor were a stork instead of a Crane Raymond were a digger instead of a Fisher Sylvia were a hill instead of a Field Miton were a baker instead of a Miller Bernice were a piano instead of a Horn Merle were a cavesinger instead of a Pittsinger Martine were a pal instead of a Rival Alan were a psalm instead of a Scripture WE HAVE A Boyle but we haven't a sty A Bray but we havent a whiany A Derail but we haven't a defence A Campbell but we haven't a Heinz A Hart but we havent a liver A Day but we haven't a night A Haze but we haven't a mist A Parkus but we haven't a park-me A Redfield but we haven't a greenfleld A Perry but we haven't a Byrd A Romeo but we haven't a Juliet A Remington but we haven't a Royal A Rohrberg but we haven't a quiet-berg A Sicklick but we havent a well-lick WHAT IF Robert were ups instead of Downes Libby were finished instead of Dunn jacob were gosh instead of Heck jane were near instead of Farr Wesley were his-wig instead of Herwig Arione were hatin' instead of Leikin Roy were Washington instead of jackson Verna were ironwood instead of Lockwood Robert were Grant instead of Lee May were O'Field instead of O'Dell john were St. Peter instead of Moses Evelyn were valleys instead of Ranges joseph were O'Night instead of O'Day Marie were streams instead of Rivers Adolph were seventh instead of Sixt Elizabeth were watts instead of Volz Dominic were poor instead of Rich Ruth were paper instead of Wood Signed EVELYN RANGES ROBERT LEE t Page 199 I 1. .. V K - , . ,1 I I .Q r' A Q Page 200 Senior High School Library iw!! 325 3:-. a I 'Y - Y ,g l n i- 1 r , 6 1 SO if ' 'Jammin' Rhythm' ' On a Little Dream Ranch, There's a Lull ln My Life. My Love Dreams Never Come True, Way Out West. If You're Going My Way, Whoa Babe! Let's Sing a Melody For Two, My Little Buckaroo. I'm Bubbling Over, Don't Know If I'm Coming or Going, 'Cause I'm Face to Face With Love, With the Lady From May Fair. I'm Hitting the Hot Spots, And Mr. Ghost Goes To Town. Slummin' on Park Avenue, So, Swing Brother Swing Wake Up and Live, Cause, You Gan't Take lt With You. Love is Good For Anything That Ails Love Makes the World Go Round. johnny One Note, Slap That Bass Swing High Swing Low Hey! Hey! It's a jamboree. Ooh, But I'm Happy, So I'll Start Truckin', From Coast to Coast, 'Cause Today, Today I Am A Man. Did Anyone ever tell you, The Love Bug Will Bite You, On The Beach at Bali, Bali, When The Poppies Bloom Again, Cosa Ne Hai Fatto Del Mio Cuore, Adyz Te Vidim Ma Panenko, Du Herr, Som, Er Stevk Og Stor, Dir-oh Marita. I You Guessj Copyright 1937 by A'-Schoolboyn--C N, YAJ C. C. C. and Public Enemy No, OOOOM, You Page 201 X gif' 11 ei, I n , ff I Striking A Match C15 Who giggles and giggles? . . . Ca5 "Apple" Steinberg C25 Lets Call The Whole Thing 015' C0h yeah!5 C135 Sidney Kirshnit C35 California here I come . . . Cc5 "Schoolboy" Lee C45 I Ain'tGot Nobody . Cd5 Elsie Lotz C55 Hey Duchess .... Ce5 Sorority Meeting C65 He's in the Army now Cmaybe5 . . Cf5 Mr. Depot C75 l'm a drummer man . . . Cg5 Mary Linnehan C85 I'm just the type Cist.5 . . Ch5 "Steve" Kelly C95 1Where's your towel service . Ci5 Mrs. Guilford C105 There's a Lull In My Life . Cj5 Anne Korzun C115 History Is Made Ai Night . Ck5 Evelyn Ranges C125 I'd run a mile for you . . C15 "Ted" Stanley C135 Wanna buy a ticket? . Cm5 Marion Schuenemann C145 Truckin' . . Cn5 john Moses C155 Bang, bang, bang . . C05 The Prom C165 Get your notebooks in . . . Cp5 Elinor Guite C175 She works so hard from morn til' night . Cq5 Francis Holt C185 Oh Mr. Campbell .... Cr5 "Wes" Ogle C195 Swing High, Swing Low . . Cs5 "1-Ierbyn Pearson C205 Wheres Ely . . . Ct5 Mr. Sallee C215 I played jiddle for the Czar . . Cu5 "Bud" Vater C225 You can start now Mr. Campbell . CV5 Mr. Sheehan C235 Keep moving ..., CW5 Kenneth Turner C245 johnny One Note . . . Cx5 Adeline Litke C255 Can't bar her from the Bar . Cy5 Harry 1-Iarotian C265 Here's to Beta Mu . . Cz5 Edward Szczepanik KEY C15 Q C355 C55 2 C75 U C95 fC115 C C135 X C155 P C175 14 C195 F C215 Y C25 o C45 1 C65 n C85 d C105 q C125 w C145 c C165 v C185 b C205 t C225 s C235 i C245 z C255 m C265 h Page 202 I x 9.1713 II' El f "' 'ar Q' -' QF W 1 r 1 Page 203 l 1: I ' 'f K - I ,W We Wonder What "Schoolboy" Lee would do without the smaller things in life. 'iBill" Bollman would do without "Betty" jones. The 'igradsn would do without a Prom. The young women desiring positions would do without Miss Westlake "Al" Cavelek would do without a new girl. Alpha Alpha would do without their beer jackets. Everybody else would like to do with them. "I-Ierby" Pearson would do without a bus to Plainville. Anne Korzun would do without an alarm clock. "Gerry" Cohen will do without school. "Ted" Stanley will do when he gets to Syracuse. Music would be without "Fred" Mirliani. Elsie Lotz would do without her typewriter. The Beehive would do without the Art Department. The Class would do without a Beehive. Would happen if everyone finished a week early. Theta Sigma would do without sorority meetings. Would happen if their were no cars out in front for pupils to sit in. Adeline Litke would do if she couldn't dream about J. E R. Elinor Guite would do without F. Y. P. Eleanor Anderson would do without her gum. "jack" Beebe would do without a resting place. "Bobby" Clark will do without. What the Freshmen will be like. Page 204 ww" I A' -ff F v fa ir , Page 205 Q71 ,I ,, I ' V K . 5 .Je - 1: '2 W, I rl 0 wwe M Page 206 Au Revoir Friends, classmates, and graduates: lend me your eyes. I come to end the Beehive, not to start it. The evil that pupils do lives after them, The good is oft indented in their skulls, So it has been with you. The noble teachers I-Iave told you that they would sign your graphs. If they did, it would be a miraculous thing, And miraculously they would have done it, Especially after looking at your tests, For they are an honorable group. I come to speak in this fare-welll You are my friends, CI hopej faithful and just to me But the teachers say they will not pass you, And they are an honorable group. You have had many tests to pass Whose marks did give you general honors, Cmaybej Does this in you seem lazy? When the supplementary has come, you have done it, Laziness is more deep-set than this Yet the teachers say you are lazy Cas usualj And they are an honorable group. Cbelieve it or notj You all will see that on the twenty-fifth A fine diploma will to you be given Which you will jump to grasp-you call this laziness? Yet the teachers say you are lazy And sure CYD, they are an honorable group. I am not here to disprove what the teachers speak, But I will fight it out along these lines if it Takes all summer Cthere goes my vacationj Even though those honorable ones have cried 'AYou shall not pass" But-if your work were done when you said 'twas done, 'tis well, Then 'twas done on time-if your assignment could be finished And its completion bring success and get From the official hand a signed diplomafthen this thing Would be the be-all and the end-all here, And here upon this eve of graduation We'll skip the class to come. But in such cases We still have judgment here, a false-signed graph. Then, hurried instruction, which after being carried home Returns to plague the teacher, ten units at a time. This sudden supernatural ambition Cannot be false, can it be real? If real, Why hath it given you omens of success Commencing in a burst of work. You had one chance To do the work which you delayed And this delay hath finished you, indeed. So if at last you find "Love's I.abor's Lost", Do not grieve But try, try, try, again, And so to you Farewell. Ye Ed , -'bp P -.' Wu A jr I ' fe k I ' I C4 1' , Signatures Should auld acquaintance be forgot, MQ And never brought to min'?" ' Page 207 'I I 'f i L l , I ,L - - I i I Page 208 The E. R. HITCHCOCK CO., Inc. New Britain, - - Connecticut


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