Stephens High School - Tribute Yearbook (Rumford, ME)

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2 I rihuie II IEISU I PUBLISHED by the SENIOR CLASS 3 of STEPHENS HIGH SCHOOL TABLE OF CONTENTS DEDICATION FACULTY IN MEMORIAM SENIORS COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEES SENIOR MEMORIES PICTURES UNDERCLASSES ACTIVITIES SENIOR SUPERLATIVES ATHLETICS THE WINTER CARNIVAL NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY POEM FOR COMMENCEMENT ADVERTISEMENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT To our many advertisers, who so willingly contributed space in the 1950 Tribute, we say THANK YOU ,ma--ef f.. DEDICATION We, the Class of 1950, respectfully dedicate out issue of the Tribute to MRS. MINERVA F. ANDERSON, whose thoughtful wisdom and kind guidance have led us through our high school years. F s A C U L T Y Mr. Johnson, Mr. Niles Miss Murphy, Mr. Thibodeau Miss Latham, Mr. Peakes Dr. Stanwood, Miss Wing Mr. Ross, Mr. Foster, Mr. Holman Mr. Negratti, Mr. Rycler, Mr. Preble Miss Allen, Mr. Brawn, Mr. Baum Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. Seneschal, Mr. Nicololf l Mr. Brown, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Woiodward, Mr. Watson MiSS JHCIQSOU, M r. Hillman, Miss Calienclo, Miss Poland Mr. McGorriIl, Miss Apruzzese, Miss Pendleton, Miss V. Murphy, Mrs. Warner Mrs. Anderson, Mr. Faulkingham, Mr. Parmigiane V Mrs. Robichaud, Mr. Kitchin Mr. Brennick, Mr. Leonard Mrs. Cairns, Mrs. Merrill Page Eight THE TRIBUTE April 18, 1932 IN MEMOR AM , Z MARY TOWNSEND MCLEAN October 4, 1949 "And let there he a legend in this place, Of one who came . . . and passed . . . and was no more Than a remembered fragrance and a face, A flower-like body swaying through a door That closed forever on one radiant hour, Whose passing was the passing of a flowerf' FACULTY ROSTER MISS DOROTHEA G. ALLEN Commercial, English Maine School of Commerce MRS. MINERVA F. ANDERSON Science University of Maine Miss CELESTINE M. APRUZZESE English Connecticut Teachers, College MR. RAYMOND A. BAUM Cgmmgycial Bay Path Institute MR. WILLIAM S. BRAWN Commercial Auburn Maine School of Commerce, University of Maine MR. L. HUDsON BRENNICK Social Sludge, University of Maine, Bates College MR- ALBERT H- BROWN Related Vocational Suhjects Gorham State Teachers' College MRs. ADELA:DE N. CAIRNS Home Economic,- Farmington State Teachers, College MISS FANNY M. CALIENDO Englfclo Gorham Normal School, Syracuse University, University of Maine, Farmington State Teachers' College MR. BERTRAM N. FAULKINGI-IAM Assistant Principal, Chemistry University of Maine MR JASPER M. FOSTER Malhcmatfc, MR MR Colby College . RAYMOND R. HILLMAN Jr. High Principal, Science. Guidance Gorham Normal School, University of Maine LYMAN HOLMAN Biology, Mathematics Bates College Miss CLARA L. JACKSON Maine History, Mathematics Farmington State Teachers' College MR. ROBERT W. JOI-INsoN Problems of Democracy, English, Guidance Bowdoin College MR. E. STANLEY KITCHIN Principal Colby College, Harvard University, University of California, University of Maine MR. EDMUND R. LEONARD History, Commercial, Driver Training Bates College MR. MILTON M. MCGORRILL E nglish Grand Rapids Junior College, Kalamazoo College, Bowdoin College MRS. CAROL MERRILL Home Ecangmicy Colorado State College JULIA L MURPHY Latin English Dean o Girls , - - I 1 f ' s College, Bliss Business College. Maine School of Commerce, Boston University MRs. MARION H. MURPHY M usic University of Maine, Lasell Junior College Miss VIRGINIA M. MURPHY English Mount Ida Junior College, Boston University, Boston University Graduate School MR. ALBERT E. NEGRATTI Physical Education, Health Seton Hall College, New York College MR.. GEORGE C. NICOLOFF Instrumental Music New England Conservatory of Music, Boston University MR. THOMAS R. NILES Head of Pilot Guidance Program University of New Hampshire, Harvard University MR. RALPH A. PARMIGIANE Biology, Commercial Springfield College Miss EMILY PENDLETON English University of Maine, Columbia University Miss KATHLEEN V. POLAND History, Physiology ' Colby College, University of Maine, Bates College, Farmington State Teachers' College MR. MELVIN J. E. PREBLE Physical Education Arnold College, Springfield College, South Carolina, Washington University MR. KERWIN D. ROBERTS Science, Industrial Arts Gorham Normal School, University Of Maine MRs. EDITH A. ROBICI-IAUD High School Secretary MR. JOHN S. Ross Mathematics University of Maine MR. JOSEPH R. RYDER Social Studies, -Physical Education Boston College, Montclair Teachers' College, University of Maine, Holy Cross College, Columbia University MRs. MARION E. SENECHAL Art Supervisor Massachusetts School of Art MR. Louis H. THIBODEAU French University of Maine. Seminary of Chicougmi, University of Laval, University of Paris lSorbonneJ, University of Maine MRs. EFFIE I. WARNER English, Speech Leland Powers School of the Spoken Word and Theater, University of Maine, Rice School of the Spoken Word MR. CARL C. WATSON Industrial Arts Gorham Normal School MR. DoRR H. WOODWARD Vocation Shop Work Bates College, Gorham Normal School, Rhode Island School of Design Page Ten TH E TRI B UTE AI-IEARN, MARGARET ARDELLE zepeggyn "She': beautiful and therefore to he wooeal, :he': a woman, and therefore to he won." Course: General Ambition: Office Work F.H.A. 1,25 Majorette 1,2,3g Drum Majorette 43 Glee Club 1,2.3,4g Com- mercial Club 45 Footlight Club 3,49 Tribute 23 Basketball 1,2,3,4g Girls' Ski Team 1: Girls' Softball lg Tri High Club 3: Glee Club, Treasurer 43 H.M.S. Pinafore 13 Minstrel Show 3g Cabaret 1 ALBERT, DONALD JOSEPH QQDOHJ7 "He was so generally civil that no one thanked him for it." Course: General Ambition: Business School Boys, Glee Club 13 Commercial Club 4 AVERY, MARY ROSELYN "Quiet, but truly Worth knowing." Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided F.H.A. 3,4, Reporter 4g Girls' Soft- ball 1,2,3,4g Manager, Carnival Food Committee 3g Cabaret 1 ARSENAULT, REGINALD 'WILLIAM lfR.eggie,, "One who halves sorrow: and dauhles joys." Course: Vocational V Ambition: Navy ARSENAULT, ROBERT IVAN uB0bn "He touches nothing but he adds charm." Course: Vocational Ambition: Vocational Teacher SIENIIORS Page Twelve ly4K ydTHE TRIBUTE BISSON, IRENE CECILE "There's language in her eye, ber cheek, lver lipf' Course: General Ambition: Undecided F.H.A. 1, 2, 3: French Club 4: Glee Club lg Girls' Ski Team 33 H.M.S. Pinafore 1 BLUNDA, MARY GRACE "Her 'voice was ever soft, Gentle and low-an excellent tlving in woman." Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided Band 2,3,4g Carnival Food Com- mittee 3 BOWDEN, MALCOLM WALKER efMaCk1s "No llzorouglvly occupied man was ever yet very miserable." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Boys, Ski Team 2,4 BLOUIN, ARTHUR EMILE teArtu "Young man, your :pirits are too bold for your yearsf' Course: Vocational Ambition: Mechanic BOURRET, NORMAN D THEODORE l'Norm" "'Ti: folly not to be jolly." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Boys' Ski Team 2,4 THE TRIBUTE - K Pssf Elem BELSKIS, FRANKIE 'He speaketh not: and yet there lie: A converxation in his eyes." :- Course: General Ambition: Undecided BERNARD, JOSEPH LOUIS KQPete97 All his fault: were such that one love: him :till the better for them." Course: College Ambition: Undecided BARNETT, LEWIS DYER t:LeW1s "Everything comes if a man will only Wait." Course: Vocational Ambition: Forestry School Basketball 23 Track 1 BELANGER, PAULINE GLORIA upopsv 'fHer very frown: are fairer far Than :miles of other maidens are." Course: Commercial Ambition: College Girls, "R" Club 13 Commercial Club 4g Footlight Club 3,43 Tribute 33 Bas- ketball 2: Girls' Softball 2,3,4 BENEDIX, CONSTANCE R. "Connie" "She loves to be contrary." Course: Commercial Ambition: Maine School of Commerce F.I-I.A. 15 Glee Club 1,Z,3g Basketball 1,23 Girls' Softball 1,2 Page Fourteen BULGER, FRANCES MARY uFran,' "There is something 'very winning in ber way." Course: Commercial Ambition: OHice Work Broadcast 45 F.H.A. 15 Glee Club 1,2 3,45 Tribute 45 Commercial Club 3,4 Secretary 45 Queen Manager 1 BUOTTE, JEAN ANN "Jeannie" "A cheerful manner was Iver own? Course: Commercial Ambition: Private Secretary F.H.A. 15 Glee Club 12,45 Commer- cial Club 45 Senior Playg Girls' Ski Team 15 Footlight Club Z,3,45 Tribute 45 Senior Booth 4 CAYER, NOELLA MILDRED "Noe" "A maiden never boldf' Course: Commercial Ambition: Srenographer Library Club 45 F.H.A. 1,2,45 Glee Club 15 Commercial Club 4 ' BUCKNAM, HARRY WALKER ujugheadv f'.S'o prime, so swell, sa nutty, and so knowing." Course: College Ambition: Electronics Basketball 15 Track 45 French Club 45 Latin Club 1,2 BULGER, WILLIAM JAMES, JR. 'KBil1" "A social smile, a sympathetic ear., Course: Vocational Ambition: Sports Announcer Football 15 Basketball 1,2,35 Baseball 1, 2, 35 Track 1 THE TRIBUTE THE TRIBUTE' BROOMI-IALL, ERLON FREEMAN !QBucky77 "Wl2ate'er his life's defeaturex, He loved his fellow creatures. Course: General Ambition: College f Boys' "Rn Club 3 4: Football 1: Base- ball 1,4: Track 3,4: Boys' Ski Team 1,2,3,4: Cross Country 3,4 BROWN, GERALD RAYMOND "Brownie" "I dare do all that may become a man: Wlro dare: do more is none." Course: Vocational Ambition: Navy Football 1: Baseball 2,4: Boys' Ski Team 1,2,3,4 BROWN, BARBARA MARY l!Barb5J "But to see her 'Was to love l7er,, Love but ber, and love foreverfi Course: Commercial Ambition: Stenographer Queen Candidate 2: Broadcast 3: Commercial Club 3,4: Treasurer 4: Tribute 3,4: Senior Play, Assistant Business Manager: Treasurer of the Combined Funds 4 - Page Thirteen BROWN, ANN ELIZABETH "A perfect woman, nolzly planned to warn, to comfort, and comrnandf' Course: College Ambition: Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Library Club 4: Broadcast 1,Z,3,4: French Club 3: Debating Club 1: Band 1,2 3 4: Orchestra 2,3: Glee Club 1,Z,3: School Play 3: Senior Play: One4Act Play l,2: Junior Prize Speak- ing: Footlight Club 2,3,4: Tribute 3: Girls' Ski Team 1: Class President 2: H. M. S. Pinafore 1 BREAU, CONSTANCE SIMONE 'tConnie" "She takes the breatlu of men away Who gaze upon ber." Course: General Ambition: French Interpreter Secretary F.I-l.A. 1: French Club 2,3,4: Latin Club 2: Senior Play: One-Act Play 3: junior Prize Speaking: Tribute 4: Basketball 1,2,3,4: Girls, Ski Team 3, 4: Senior Booth: National Forensic League 4 5 l la' ,ai l, R Page Sixteen T THE TRIBUTE COTE, PHILIP EMILE ezphilsv "He is gentle, be is shy, But lbere's mischief in his eyef' Course: Vocational Ambition: Air Force Boys' "RH Club 3,45 Football 1,2,3,4g Baseball 4 CYR, JEANNINE YVONNE an Ti" RA sparkling smile with her abidesf' Course: General Ambition: Airline Hostess F1-LA. lg French Club 2,3,4g Glee Club lg Tribute 43 Girls, Ski Team 2, 3,4g Basketball 1,Zg Senior Booth DALTON, JOHN JAMES Q:-Iacks: "His talk is like a stream-it slips from politics to punsfl Course: General Ambition: Radio Announcer Broadcast 1, Z, 35 Band 1, 2, 3g School Play 1, 35 Senior Playg Junior Prize Speakingg Footlight Club 2, 3, 43 Football 1, 4g Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball lg Track 2, 3, 4g Cross Coun- try Z, 3, Boys' Glee Club lg H. M. S. Pinafore 1g Senior Boothg Footligbt Club Play 4 COTE, LEONARD A. Q'Don,' "He who does his best does Wellf' Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Track lg Boys' Glee Club 1 COTE, LEONARD A. 'QCote" "I take life as 1 fnd itf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Radio Baseball 1 THE TRIBUTE Page Fifteen CLIFFORD, ROBERT WILLIAM "Cliff" "A pleasing countenance is no light advantagef' Course: Vocational Ambition: Air Corps Football 1: Boys' Ski Team 1,2,3,4 CORMIER, VIOLA MARY ezvin "To women silence is the bert ornament." Course: Commercial Ambition: Secretary F.I-I.A. 1,4g Commercial Club 4 CHILD, AVIS LEORA :QI-leer: "Full of action, full of pride, With loyal friends on every :ia'e.' Course: Commercial Ambition: Secretarial College Library Club 4s Broadcast 43 F.H.A. 1, 4, Historian 4g Girls' Softball 1, 2, 3,43 Glee Club 2,4g Commercial Club 3, 4, President 4: Junior Prize Speak- ing: Foo-tlight Club Z,3,4g Tribute 4: Basketball lg Noontime Recreation Association, Vice'Presiclent 4 CLARKE, LYNDEN uldyndyn "Hi: foe was folly and his Weapon Wit." Course: College Ambition: College Boys, "R" Club 4: School Play 3g Senior Play: Footlight Club 3,4g Football 2,3,4 CLARKE, RALPH E. "Full of mischief and genuine ability which he doesn't advertixef, Course: College Ambition: Boston University Student Council 1,Z,3,4g French Club 3,49 Latin Club 2,35 School Play 33 Senior Playg Footlight Club 2,3,4g Football 2,3,4 Page Eighleen THE TRIBUTE DI CONZO, JOSEPH MICHAEL ttjoen "All the world loves a loverf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Air Corps Boys' NR" Club 2, 3, 45 Football 1, 2 3, 4g Basketball 1, 2. 3, Baseball Z, 3 4: Track 1, 49 Class President 4 Teen-Town Assistant Mayor 3, May- or4 DI CONZO, CARMELLA ANN "Millie" "And Iver dark eyes, how elo-quentf, Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, President 3, Sec- retary 4-g Cabaret 15 Carnival Food Committee 3 DI CONZO, ERNEST LARRY "Ernie" "Every inch cz gentleman." Course: Vocational Ambition: Business Baseball Ig Track 1 DESVEAUX, IREN E THERESA RI!! "Then came quick Wit and conversatzonf' Course: Commercial Ambition: Office Work F. H. A. 1g Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4g Commercial Club 3, 43 H. M. S. Pin- afore 1 DRUMMOND, CHARLES LOUIS "Bulldog" "The man that blusbes is not quile a brutef, Course: College Ambition: College Latin Club 25 Boys' "RH Club 3, 4g Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball lg Track 1 THE TRIBUTE Page Sevent 8871 DAVIS. DOROTHY HELEN YQDOIZI7 "A kind and gentle heart she hadf' Course: College Ambition: Nurse Fren:h Club 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3 45 Senior Booth DEFILIPP, JOSEPH P. "Governor', "None hut himself can he lui: parallel." Course: Vocational Ambition: Store Clerk Boys, "R" Club 3, 45 Football Manager 3, Assistant Basketball Manager 2 DAMOUR, BARBARA IRENE eeBarbyv "The fairest garden in her looks, And in her mind the wisest hooks." Course: College Ambition: College French Club 3, 4g Latin Club 25 Glee Club 1. 2, 3, 4g Senior Boothg H. M. S. Pinafore 1 DEAN, ILENE EDWINA uEddyn "An unexlinguished laughter shakes the skies." Course: College Ambition: College Library Club 4g Broadcast 4g F. H. A. 1, French Club 3, 43 Glee Club 2, 3 4g Tribute 4g Basketball 2, 3, 4g Girls? Softball 2, 3, 4g Cheerleader 45 Min- strel Show 3s Footlight Club 4 DE MASCIO, SANDY FRANK CQSam77 "There is always room for a man of force, Ana' he makes room for many." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Boys' "R" Club 3, 4g Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball 1, 2, 33 Baseball Z, 3 Page Twenty THE TRIBUTE parm GAUTHIER, RUDOLPI-I H. zeporkyxr "One language held hi: heart and lip 1 Straight onward to his goal he trod." Course: General Ambition: College Boys' "R" Club 1, Treasurer Z, Vice- President 3, President 45 Football 1, 2, 3, Captain 43 Basketball 35 Track 1 a Z, 33 Boys' Ski Team 1, Z, 33 One- Act Play 15 A. A. Council, Presiden 3, 4 E GAMBLE, JOYCE EVELYN ujoyceeu "A gentle mind by gentle deed: is known." Course: Commercial Ambition: Stenographer F. H. A. 1, 2, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4g Commercial Club 3, 43 Tribute 45 Footlight Club 3, 4 GALLAN T, CARL "Caca" "He isn't the kind of man that enters a room-he invades it." Course: General Ambition: Baseball Boys' "Rv Club 1, 2, 3, 45 School Play 3g One-Act Play 39 Football 1, 2, 35 Basketball 1, 2, 3g Baseball 1, 2, 3 GALLANT, ANNA MARIE "Toni" "Short in height, hut high in our estimation." Course: General Ambition: Social Welfare Worker F. H. A. 45 Glee Club 3g Senior Booth GALLANT, THERESA MARY fi-I-erryv "Sweet attractive grace. Course: Commercial Ambition: Stenographer F. H. A. 15 Commercial Club 3, 45 Carnival Queen Candidate 3 THE TRIBUTE Page Nineteen FARRAR, FRANCES MYRTIE "Franny" "For :lie was good and true." Course: General Ambition: Undecided F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 3, 4 FARRAR, MARION LILLIAN "Shorty" "A daughter of the odr W U . g as xloe, Dzvmely tall, and most divinely fair." Course: Commercial Ambition: Nurse F. H. A. 15 Commercial Club 45 Ju- nior Prize Speaking, Footlight Club 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2 FOURNIER, RENE JOSEPH HMO!-wg!! "He lvad a tongue at will and yet was never loudf' Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Baseball 1 FISHER, MILDRED VIOLA "Min" "Age cannot wither her, nor custom :tale ber infinite variety." Course: Home Economics Ambition: Teacher Broadcast 1, 2, 3, 4, F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Historian 2, President 4g Cabaret 1: Footlight Club 2, 3, 4: Make-up Artist Z, 3, 4 EVANOFF, STEPHEN QUINCY AUGUSTINE. JR. "Turk', "No matter what may happen, Whatever may befall, I only know Fm mighty glad Fm living, that is allf, Course: Vocational Ambition: College Boys' "Rv Club 3, 4, School Play 35 Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 35 Baseball 1, 2, 3: Track 1, Z, 3, 4 Page Twenty-two 'TH E TRIBUTE HEALD, FRANKLIN ATWOOD . UDigger77 "Our little cares all vanish when he smiles." Course: College Ambition: College French Club 3g Boys' "R" Club 3, 43 Footlight Club 45 Football 1, 2, 3, 4g Interclass Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Base- ball Zg Track 3, 4 I-IOLT, FAYE JORDAN "The gift of art doth shine on her." Course: Commercial Ambition: Commercial Art Broadcast 4g F. H. A. 1, 2, 45 Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4g Commercial Club 4g One-Act Play 13 Footlight Club 1, 2, 3, 4g Tribute 4g Girls' Ski Team 43 Minstrel Show 3g Class Vice-President 4 I-IUSTON , RONALD LEROY l'Ronnie" "Not merely to exist but to amount to something." Course: College Ambition: Free-Lance Photographer Broadcast 1, 2, 3g Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Boys' Glee Club 1g School Play, Stage Manager 3, 45 Senior Play, Stage Manager 3, 4, One-Act Play, Stage Manager 2, 3, 43 Tribute 3, 4g Foot- light Club 3, 45 H. M. S. Pinafore 1 I-IILL, LOIS "She is possessed of inexhaustible good nature which is the choicest gift of heaven." Course: General Ambition Typist F. H. A. 13 Glee Club 1, 2g Tribute 3g Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4g Girls' Soft- ball 1, 2, 33 H. M. S. Pinafore 1 JAROS, BARBARA STEPHANIE "Barbs" "Softly speak and sweetly smilef' Course: General Ambition: Undecided Majorette 3, 4 THE 'TRIB UTE PqgLTWer1ty-one HAINES, CLARENCE EVERETT, JR. QQEVH "Quality, not quantity, makes the man." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided HALL, JOHN HAROLD ' "Bub,, "He knows what is What." Courae: College Ambition: Undecided GODISH , MARGARET JUSTIN E "Margie,' "Well-timecf silence has more eloquence than speech." Course: Commercial Ambition: Oliice Work Commercial Club 3, 45 Tribute 3 GUAY, PAUL JOSEPH up. Gln "A good heart is worth goldf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Clothing Store Manager Boys' "R" Club 3, 45 Junior Prize Speakingg Tribute 3g Football 1, 2, 3, 4g Basketball 1, 25 Baseball 4 1 GURSCHICK, KENNETH W. Q:Kena9 "There,: such a wonderful light in his eyesf' Course: General Ambition: General Works Boys' "R" Club lg Football 1, 4 Page Twenty-four THE TRIBUTE LAVORGNA, JAMES JOSEPI-1, JR. alimw "To know is nothing at all, to imagine is everything." Course: Vocational Ambition: Trade School Boys' "R" Club 45 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Basketball Ig Baseball lg Track 3, 4 LECLERC, LIONEL MARCEL ulVlimi" "Brain: and brilliance mixed with wit." Course: College Ambition: Undecided French Club 4g Latin Club 2. 3g Boys, "R" Club 3, 45 Football 3, 4g Tribute 3, 4g Basketball Z, 3 LEVASSEUR, MARGARET MARY teMuggSsr "Cheerfulness uplift: the soul and your: dotlv uplift many." Course: Commercial Ambition: Office Work F. H. A. 1, 43 Glee Club lg Commer- cial Club 3, 4, Vice-President 45 Girls Softball 1, 3g Footlight Club 3 LANE, RUSSELL S. "Chai-nv "Men of few word: are the best rnenf Course: Vocational Ambition: Trade School LEGERE, JEANNINE MARY ANN :1Ninsv "Do you not know I am a woman? When I think, I must speakf' Course: Commercial Ambition: Olice Work F. I-I. A. 1, 4g Glee Club lg Commer- cial Club 4g Girls' Softball 1 1 THE .7 HA TRIBUTEZ, on Page Twenty-three JONES, MALCOLM E. "Mack" never found a companion that was so companionable ax solitudef' Course: General Ambition: Undecided KAULBACK, DAYL "Handles7, Worncrn is the only thing I am afraid off, Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Boys' "R" Club 3, 4: Football 1, Z, 3: A. 'y Baseball 1, Z I KELLY, EUNICE MARY uEunv "'l7ve taken fun where I found it." Course: Commercial Ambition: Secretarv F. H. A, lg Commercial Club 4: Tribute 3, 4g Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Gitls' Ski Team 2, 3, 4: Girls' Soft- ball 2 KERR, LOIS NAOMI "I know what I like, and tl7at's enougbfj Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided Girls' Softball 1, 23 Senior Bootllg Ca- barct 15 Carnival Food Committee 3 LAMB, EDGAR L., JR. ufredss "A little nonsense now and then, If relislvea' by the best of men." Course: College Ambition: Doctor Student Coucil 49 Latin Club 2, 3g Boys, "R" Club 3, 4: Senior Play: Ju- nior Prize Speaking: Footligbt Club 3, 45 Football 1, 2, 3, 43 Track 1, Z, 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 33 Boys, Ski Team 3, 4: Class President 1 Page Twenty-six TH E 'TRI B UTE MARTIN EAU, RAYMOND ucurlyn "O, what may man within him hide, Tlvouglv angel on the outward sidef: Course: Vocational Ambition: Air Force Boys' "R" Club Z, 3, 4, School Play 3, Football 1, 2, 3, 43' Baseball 1, 2, 3, 43 Boys' Ski Team'1, 2, 3, 4 MEHIGAN, CATHERINE THERESA "Kitty" "I speak in a monstrous little vosicefi Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4g Glee Club 49 Senior Booth, Carnival Food Committee 3, 4 MCKENNA, LOIS ANN MLOM "A busy mind, a quiet smile." Course: College Ambition: Nurse French Club 4, Latin Club 2, Basket- ball 2 MCISAAC, RICHARD Hmackf' - "A magnificient spectacle of human happiness." Course: Vocational Ambition: Auto Mechanic Track 1 MCKINNEY, MERRILL "Chink" "Between jest and earnestf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided TH E TRIBUTE Page Twewt MACE, WILLIAM F., JR. QKBHIJ7 "A cheerful laa' with a good-natured Wit." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided MACFARLANE, FRANCIS GEORGE "Spooks" "To talk is proper to the mnnf' Course: College Ambition: Undecided LYONS, CLIFTON ALTON uskipn "A lion among the ladies is 41 most dreadful tlviizgf' Course: College Ambition: Undecided Boys, HRH Club 3. 4: Football I. 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1: Track 2 MACDONALD, ROSABELLE' H. ' MARCI-IISIO, ROBERT JOHN uRosey,, e:B0bn "Thy modest a candle to th merit." , y :V "O, it is excellent to have a gmnf: Course: Commercial strengthf' Ambition: Secretary Course: General Broadcast 43 Glee Club 1, 2, 3g Com- Ambition: Weight-lifting Instructor mercial Club 3, 4: Footlight Club 3, , M Q, 4g Tribute 43 Basketball 1, 25 Minstrel Boys R Club 2' 3, 43 Fwtbau Z' 3' Show 33 Carnival Committee 4 43 Track 11 2: 31 4 Page Twenty-eight wi- ii 47 vi THE TRIB UTE mm! ma.. : J MORTON, DOUGLAS KIMBALL :zDougsr "The hlush is beautiful but is sometimes inconvenient." Course: College Ambition: College Football lg Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g Baseball 1, Z, 3, 45 Track Manager 1 ORINO, JAMES JOHN ajimss "Patience is the flower that grows not in everyone's gardenf, Course: College Ambition: College French Club 3g Latin Club 23 Foot- ball lg Basketball 3, 43 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 J A PARADY, LOUISE MAY . "Lou" "Happy am I, completely carefree, Why can't others be contented like me?" Course: General Ambition: Teacher Broadcast 43 F. H. A. 15 Glee Club 1, 3j Senior Play, Make-up, Footlight: Club 45 Tribute 3, 45 Senior Boothg H. M. S. Pinafore 15 Footligbt Club Play 4 NORRIS, FRANK, JR. uhluniesa "Gentle of speech, benefcent af mind." Course: Vocational Ambition: U. S. Marines PARISH, GERALD JOSEPH "Gerard" "Let this suffice, from this conceive the rest: he should, he could, he Would, he did his bestf' Course: Vocational Ambition: Uncleciclecl Basketball Manager 2, 3, 4 'THE TRIB UTE Page Twenty-seveni MOONEY, PATRICIA H. "Pat" "For ,flue was iurt the quiet kind." Course: Home Economics Ambition: Undecided F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 25 Senior Boothg Carnival Food Com- mittee 3, 4. MORRISON, STEPHEN DELBERT "Steve" "A snapper-ug of uncomidered trzflesf' Course: College Ambition: Photography Band Z, 3, 45 Orchestra 2, 3, 45 Tri- bute 45 Boys' Ski Team 2, 3. MILLIGAN, BARBARA AUDREY uBarbyn "Happy and gay whether at work or playf' Course: Commercial Ambition: Undecided Glce Club 1, 2, 35 Commercial Club 45 One-Act Play 15 Footlight Club 2, 3, 45 Cabaret 1. L . l MERCHANT, MARJORIE EDITH "lVlargie', "A surely jolly :eniorf Course: Home Economics Ambition: Governess F. H. A. 1. Z, 3, 45 Senior Boothg Carnival Food Committee 35 Cabaret 1. MELANSON, FERNANDE IDA !lFern7, "You flavor everytlvingg You are the vanilla of .vocietyfl Course: College Ambition: Regis College Student Council 2, 3, 4, Secretary Z, 3, President 45 Broadcast 1, 25 French Club 45 Latin Club 2, 3, 4, Empress 3, 45 Debating Club 3, 4, Co President 45 Band 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 25 Orchestra 1, 25 Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Footlight Club 2, 3, 45 Junior Prize Speaking5 One-Act Play 35 Senior Playg School Play 2, 35 H. M. S. ,Pinafoire 15 Maine Stu- dent Legislature 2, 35 S. M. S. G. A. 3, 4, President 45 D. A. R. Candidate 45 Forsenic League 4 Page Thirty ,TH E TRIB UTE PUIIA, JOAN MARIE u-loss "None knew thee hut to love thee, Nor named thee but to praise." Course: Commercial Ambition: Stenographer Broadcast 35 F. H. A. I, 25 Glee Club 1, 25 Commercial Club 3, 45 Tribute 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Girls' Soft- ball 1, 2, 3, 45 H. M. S. Pinafore 15 Queen Candidate 15 A. A. Treasurer 4 W A :ul 5 I ,,,, . E H , W ,,,,, gm.. .... ,, ,,,?A 2 5, is Si s E H 3 E. 3. RIDEOUT, RICHARD reDiCk:: "Ah, that I were as great a man As I would have them think I amf, . Course: College Ambition: U. S. Civil Service Band 3, 45 School Play 45 Senior Play5 Footlight Club 45 Tribute 45 Football 1, 25 Senior Booth RODERICK, GILBERT MELVIN HGH!! "Born for success he seemsg with strength to Win, with heart to holdf' Course: College Ambition: Playwright Broadcast 3, 45 French Club 3, 45 La- tin Club 25 Boys, "RH Club 3, 45 Band 25 School Play 35 Senior Playg One- Act Play 35 Junior Prize Speakingg Foorlight Club 2, 3, 45 Tribute 45 Basketball 15 Track 2, 35 Boys, Ski Team 1, Z, 3, 4, Captain 45 Cross Country 2. 3, 45 Senior Booth5 Na- tional High School Press Association 4 RICHARD, VIOLA .MARY "VellaM "'Tis something to be willing to commend, But my hes! praise is that I am your friend." Course: Commercial Ambition: Secretary F. H. A. 15 Commercial Club 4. ROBICHAUD, NORMAN ALFRED "Norm" "lt is better to he meek than fierce' Course: College Ambition: Air Corps Pilot Boys' "R" Club 3, 45 Track 35 Cross Country 3. THE TRIBUTE -Page Twenty-Him' PILLSBURY, JOYCE MAE "Pills" "1 have a heart with room for every ' ll joy. Course: Commercial Ambition: Stenographer F. H. A. 1, 43 Commercial Club 4 POIRIER, BERNARD JOSEPH "Bernicel' "Mixes reason with pleasure and wisdom with mirth." Course: Vocational Ambition: Grocer Football 3 PERRY, PHILIP THOMAS wrracyv "That twinkle in thine eye, boy, hetokens mischief." Course: College Ambition: College French Club 3, 49 Latin Club 23 Tri hute 3, 4g Basketball 2g Interclass Bas- ketball 2, 3, 4 PETERS, ELEAN OR FRANCES '1Pete" "She walks a goddess, looks a queen." Course: College Ambition: Teacher Student Council 4g Library Club 43 Broadcast 1, 2, 33 F. H. A. lg French Club 43 Latin Club 23 Debating Club 4g Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4g School Play 1, Z, 3, 43 Senior Playg One-Act Play 1, 25 junior Prize Speakingg Footlight Club 2, 3, 4, Co-President 45 Tribute 35 Girls' Ski Team 1, 2, 45 Girls' Softball l, 3, 4g Spear Contest 3g U. of M. Speaking Contest 3g H. M. S. Pinafore 15 National Forensic League 4 PI-IILBRICK, ALAN WHITTEN NAI!! "Too long unknown and known too late." Course: General Ambition: College Basketball 45 Baseball 45 Rangeley High School: Basketball 1, 2, 35 Base- ball 1, 2, 35 Dramatics 1, 33 Class President lg Varsity Club, Vice-Presi- dent 3, President 4 Page Thirty-two THE TRIBUTE 5 A. , ,A.,. . 5 5 1 l SCHWIN D, SYLVIA usyln "She is pretty to talk Witb, and Witty to walk with and pleasant, too, to think on.', Course: College Ambition: Nurse Library Club 45 F. H. A. 15 Latin Club 25 Glee Club 15 School Play 35 Senior Play5 One-Act Play 35 Foot- light Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary Z5 Girls' Ski Team 1, 2, 35 Tribute 35 Basket- ball 1, 3, 45 Girls, Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Cheerleader 2, 3, 45 Class Secretary 2, 35 H. M. S. Pinafore 1 'li H SHEA, GERALDINE ANN uGerryv "Filled to tbe brim with personalityf' Course: College Ambition: College French Club 35 Latin Club 25 Glee Club 1, 25 One-Act Play 35 Footlight Club 3, 45 Tribute 3, 45 Basketball 15 Girls' Ski Team 2, 3, 45 Girls Soft- ball 1, 2, 3, 45 Cheerleader 3, 45 Se- nior Play, Property lVlanager5 Class Vice-President Z, 35 Class Secretary 4 SHEA, THOMAS EVERETT ' ::Tomvr "He was Very fond of tbe company of laa'ies.', Course: College Ambition: College Boys, "R" Club 45 Football 2, 45 Bas- ketball 1, 2, 35 Track 2, 3. 45 Cross Country 1 SILVER, ROSEMARY "Blondie" "Sifence 15 gofden5 speecb if silver." Course: College Ambition: Nurse F. H. A, 15 French Club 3, 45 Glee Club 45 Senior Play, Head Usher 45 Tribute 45 Senior l3ooth5 Student Coun:il, Bus Student Representative 4 SIMARD, JEANNETTE MARIE uhlanctv "Sire that ever dia' ber duty with a strong beart and cl quiet band." Course: Commercial Ambition: Office Work F. H. A, 1, 45 Commercial Club 3, 45 One-ACI: Play l THE TRIBUTE Page Thirty-one ROY, PAULINE CHRISTINE upouyn "Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mindf' Course: College Ambition: Nurse Library Club 4: French Club Z, 3, 45 Senior Booth SADOWSKI, HARRY JOSEPH UI-Ianclsome Harry" "Oh what men dare do! what men may do! What men daily do, not knowing what they dof' Course: College Ambition: Undecided Footlight Club Play 4 ROSMOND, MARY LOUISE QQROZH "Mischief, thou art afoot and twinkling in her eyes." Course: College Ambition: Teacher Broadcast 45 F. H. A. 45 French Club 35 Senior Play, Make-up5 Senior Booth5 Footlight Club 4 RUBIN O, ROBERT ARTHUR uBobss "Worth, courage, honor, these indeed Will always he yoursf' Course: College Ambition: Dentistry French Club 3, 45 Latin Club Z5 Band 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 25 School Play 1, 3, Property Manager 25 Senior Playg One-Act Play 35 Junior Prize Speak- ingg Footlight Club 2, 3, 4, Co-Presi- clent 45 Spear Contest, Preliminaries 35 Class President 35 H. M. S. Pina- fore 15 Footlight Club Play 4 SCHWIND, RICHARD CHARLES 'Qaida' "ln this face we see truth, honor, and loyalty? Course: College Ambition: Boston University Broadcast 1, 25 French Club 45 Band 2, 35 School Play 35 Senior Play5 One- Act Play, Manager 35 junior Prize Spealcingg Footlight Club 3, 45 U. of M. Speaking Contest 35 Tribute 3, 4, Editor-in-Chief 4 ' Page Thirty four - -'THE TRIBUTE STONE, RICHARD EARL emma' "Though 1 am not splenetive or rash, I have in me something dangerous." Course: Vocational Ambition: College Basketball 1, 2 TI'-IERIAULT, GISELE QtGeev "She is active, stirring, all afire, Cannot rest, cannot tiref' Course: Commercial Ambition: Clerical Work Commercial Club 43 Basketball 1, Z, 3. 4, Captain 1, Z, 35 Girls' Softball 1, 23 Cheerleader 3, 4: Bookkeeper of Combined Funds 4 T1-IERIAULT, NORMAN LOUIS "Norm', "His lot seems light, his heart seems gay-.v Course: Vocational Ambition: Mechanic Basketball 1, 2, 3: Baseball 2: Track 33 Cross Country 2 STEELE, ERNEST "Ernie" "But he Whose inborn Worth his acts commend A gentle soul, to human race a friend." Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball 2, 4 STEELE, HAROLD "I-Iarryn "As true as steelf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Air Force THE TRIBUTE. Page Thirty-three SMITH, FERNE ANN "No other friendship abide: and endures Faithful, unselfsh, and patient like yours." Course: General Ambition: Undecided ST. CYR, JAMES "Saint" "lf work calls, he isn't listening." Course: Vocational Ambition: Architectural Draftsman ST. CYR, LAWRENCE EVERETT aLarry,, "Few words suffice," Course: Vocational Ambition: Mechanic STEARNS, NATALIE CALEB "Natch" "Mistress of herself though China fall. Course: College Ambition: Smith College Library Club 33 Broadcast 4g French Club 3, 43 Latin Club 3, 4g Debating Club 3, 4s Glee Club 3, 4g One-Act Play 33 Footlight Club 3, 43 Tribute 4g Carnival General Committee 3g Se- nior Boothg Carnival Co-Chairman 33 Magazine Drive Business Manager 4g Senior Plavg Footlight Club Play 43 National Forensic League 4 STEARNS, WARREN DAMON "Wit and wisdom were born with this man." Course: College Ambition: College French Club 3, 4g Senior Playg Foot- light Club 3, 43 Tribute 4 Page Thirty-fix THE TRIBUTE WENTZELL, GORDON MELVIN "lf worry were the only cause of death, then be would live forever." Course: General Am5ition. Auto Mechanic COMMENCEMENT COMMITTEES Senior Hop: Joseph DiConzo, Margaret Ahearn, Ralph Clarke, Donald Cote, joseph DeFilipp, Stephen Evanoif, Francis MacFarlane, Richard Rideout, Sally Watson Mrs. Anderson, Miss Apruzzese, Mr. Brawn, Mr. Brown, Mr. Thibodeau Baccalaureate Exercises: Fernande Melanson, Sylvia Schwind i Miss Caliendo Last Chapel: Eleanor Peters, Lionel Leclerc, Robert Rubino Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Warner Class Day: Edgar Lamb, John Dalton, Mildred Fisher, Clifton Lyons, Louise Paracly, Geraldine Shea Mr. Brenniclc, Mr. Johnson, Mr. McGorrill Senior Banquet: Sally Watson, Ann Brown, Barbara Damour, Dorothy Davis . Mr. Hillman, Miss Poland Graduation: Edward Touchette, Mary Rosmond, Geraldine Shea, Warren Stearns Miss Pendleton, Miss Julia Murphy, Mrs. Anderson Caps and Gowns: Faye Holt, Joyce Gamble Mrs. Merrill, Mrs. Cairns Programs: Mr. Baum THE TRIBUTE 3 33 UMBRO, ANTHONY MICHAEL evronyss As good-naturea' a soul as eier had on a shoe of leatlverf, Course: Vocational Ambition: Undecided Basketball 13 Baseball 1 WADE, PATRICIA EVELYN srpatsyu "Be as just and gracious unto me As I am confident and kind to thee." Course: Home Economics Ambition: W. A. F. F. H. A. Z, 33 Glee Club 1, 23 Senior Booth VACI-ION, LUCILLE JOANNE :rl-,ours "Eartlfs noblest thing-a woman perfected." Course: Home Economics Ambition: Beautician Library Club 3, 43 F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 43 Glee Club l, 33 Minstrel Show 33 Carnival Food Committee 3 Page Thirtyifi TOUCI-IETTE, EDWARD LEO Q!E'd!Y "A man be seems of cheerful yesterdays and confident tomorrowsf' Course: College Ambition: College Student Council 3, 43 Latin Club 2. 33 Band Z, 3, 43 Orchestra 33 Senior Playg Footlight Club 43 Baseball lg Track 3, 43 Boys' Ski Team Z3 Cross Country 33 Class Treasurer lg S. M. S. C, A. 3. 4 WATSON, SALLY ANN "Of all the girls that are so smart Tlzereis none like pretty Sallyf' Course: College Ambition: Nurse F. H. A. lg French Club 3, 43 Latin Club 23 Glee Club 2, 3, 43 Senior Play, Business Managerg Tribute 43 Basketball 13 Class Treasurer 2, 3, 43 Minstrel Show 3g Senior Boothg Foot- liglit Club Play 4 Page Thirty -eight 'THE TRIB UTE entertained and led the traditional carols. Their "Ave Maria" was outstanding. The decorations for Win- ter Wonderland, the Christmas Social presented by Mr. Thibodeau and his "sophs", were the most artis- tic we have seen for some time. Do you recall how well the basketball team looked in their new uniforms at the first game? All eyes were on Al Philbrick, the new Mace." The team went to Boston during the Christmas holidays and commented on their trip during an assembly program. Seems to have been something they'll remember. When the first double-header was held at the Armory, featuring Stephens and Mexico each at scheduled games, it was some cause for excitement. Why did Stephens have to lose against St. Dom by one point? Excitement ran high when Stephens, after winning the last three games of the season, de- feated Cheverus in the play-offs and thereby won a tournament spot . . . for the first time since 1942. At the end of the season, Jim Orino was awarded the Fallon Trophy and acclaimed the most improved player and best sport of the team. Matt Clark, hav- ing been named the most valuable player, received the Redskins Trophy. Shortly after school reopened after the Christmas holidays, Ted Lamb and Ed Touchette were named student chairmen of the Winter Carnival, and they began at once to make plans for this gala event. As soon as mid-years were over. oueen candidates were announced in assembly and the campaign began. We ,seniors were backing Sylvia, and the next two weeks were busy ones. An outstanding event of those two weeks was our Seniors vs. Old Timers bas- ketball game. How could anyone forget thatl Among our other activities were a variety program and food, sandwich, and candy sales . . . and don't for- get those Dolly Duzits! Iiebruary 4 marked the cli- max of the campaign, and Pat Downing, junior, was crowned queen of the "Indoor Circus" Ball. Over this week end no classes met, because students and faculty were needed to assist in the FIS Worldis Championship skiing events. Even as early as February and March we seniors were already preparing for graduation. Cap and gown measurements were taken, bills for class dues arrived from Mrs. Anderson, and many plans were being made for the Washington trip. In March, honor students and members of the National Honor Society were announced, making graduation seem closer than ever. Wfe chose Fern Melanson as our DAR candidate and do believe that no one deserved it more than she. The most important dramatic production of the year, to us, was our senior play. The cast for Snafu was selected around the first of October. Presented on November 17 and 18, the play proved to be "dynamite" and a grand success. The Footlight Club's delightful ccmedv, You Canit Take It with You, was given in March. The district contest one- act plays were at Rumford in April,.Tl7e Finger of God being the Stephens High School entry. i Among the highlights in entertainment at Stephens during the year were several special assemblies. By arrangement with the Assembly Service, the talents of well-known artists were brought to the Abbott Auditorium stage. An "olden day" comedy was pre- sented by the Conservatory Players in October. In December, "Papa,' Cavalieu, the violinist who enter- tained, will always be remembered for his "Stardust", and we'll never forget Hugo, his pianist, for the "Minute Waltz." Ernest johnson, the negro singer, came soon afterward and was outstanding in his in- terpretations of "Danny Boy" and the "The Rosary." Diane Dixon, the Bird Girl, appeared in January and gave a clever whistling performance. The February guest artist, Grace Wolpert Keene, was really enjoyed for her dramatic sketches from I Remember Mama and Mamais Bank Account., Ar this writing, we look forward with anticipation to the gay dances which will be presented by the fresh- men, the junior high, the Latin Club, and the Glee Club, to Mr. Nicoloff's Band Concert, to a spectacu- lar Music Festival at Sanford, and, most of all, to an elegant and successful Senior Prom . . . a special high spot to remember. The concluding events of our days at Stephens will be held during the last week of school. We await the solemn Baccalaureate Services, the quiet Last Chapel, the happy Class Day, the jolly Class Banquet, and, last of all, the Graduation Exercises. As we leave to go our way into life, we know that whatever goal we may reach can be attributed to Stephens, and the happy days spent behind her doors will never be forgotten. THE TRIBUTE ,T- ,g,Yi4gf,ga- PagLTlvirty-:even SENIOR Looking back over the months, we see our first week as seniors. We recall how we then were looking forward to our last and happiest year at S. H. S. When our first "senior" assembly was held, all the underclassmen stood up for usl Mr. Niles spoke at that assembly and wanted to interview us regarding our future. It was a pleasant thought. The first football game was heldwith Livermore at the end of that week. Stephens won, and we cel- ebrated at the dance which we seniors sponsored afterwards. At the second game of the season, we put up our food concession. Remember how the new teachers, Mr. Thibodeau and Mr Niles, helped us sell? Mr. Brennick also offered his services. No wonder we sold out so quickly! Boy! How the band strutted in their new uniforms! Our "Pre-Football Social" was among the high- lights of the first month, and do you remember how it rained on that night? However, we were a grand success. Could this have been because the Junior and Senior Varsity Panthers were our guests? We wondered. The Junior High and Freshman Reception was another highlight. As these boys and girls paraded in the gym with stuffed dolls and green bows, we seniors found it hard to believe that we were once as young as they. The month of October brought the Noontime Recreation Program, sponsored by Mr. Negratti. Everyone was interested in this new feature, which began on October 3. The Tribute was off to an early start with the first meeting on October 4. Editor Richard Schwind and many committee members began to get busy on our yearbook. Remember the day,ilate in November, when the entire school arrived in "Sunday Bestv? Group pictures were being taken for our Tribute. Weill never forget Open House at the Oxford Mill, which was held on October 5. This interesting, educational tour lasted three class periqds, with re- freshments and souvenirs awaiting us at the end. Important games of the month were with St. Louis znd Bangor. Coach Ryder's 'QSt. Louis Blues? were certainly well illustrated by Michaud and Dohertyss skit at the rally before the St. Louis game. The MEMORIES Men's Glee Club cheered the students up a bit, and we know that no one will ever forget Mr. Thibodeau's "Allouette." Do you recall how the Bangor team stayed to celebrate their victory at the Debaters' Social following the game? Hmmm. In accordance with tradition, the last game of the season was held with Mexico on November 11, and Stephens came home with the victory ball. Rudy Gauthier was named the most valuable player of the season. At a special assembly on October 10, Mr. Howard started the magazine drive off with a joke. Soon after, the Hallowe'en Art Contest was previewed by Mrs. .Seneshal and Mr. Thibodeau during an as- sembly program. Faye Holt, our artist, won first prize. Soon after Paul Guay and "Skip" Lyons started taking orders for name cards, the Loring photo- grapher began taking pictures . . . the colorful parade of neckties certainly vierified that! Our proofs came around the' first of November, and all the pictures and retakes arrived in time for Christmas. The Teachers' Convention began the day after the magazine drive ended. A well-earned vacation? A cute skit was given by Mr. McGorrill at that as- sembly that marked the end of the drive. Remember his cheer? Y The American Education Week assembly was one of the finest. Mr. Thibodeau was the perfect MC, and with the Glee Club songs, movies by Mr. Hill- man, and pep talks from Mr. Ryder and Mr. Zollo, the program was complete. Stephens High Open House was held during this week. Everyone enjoyed the many demonstrations, as well as the refreshments served at the close of the evening. Wasn't the Juniors' Harvest Ball a grand way to start the Thanksgiving recess? It was an active evening when the Dramatic Club, the Latin Club, and the Commercial Club all hield parties at the high school. Remember? In spite of the fact that Stephens's rivals, Mexico, overscored the team at their basketball court just a few days before Christmas, everyone really had the Christmas spirit after the assembly on December 22. The Glee Club, under the direction of Mrs. Murphy, Page Forty 1 . . THE TRIBUTE iii, miiin Mimi i Winm f wi PagiTlvzrty-nnfer Page Forty-two A ,EFHE TRIBUTE CLASS OF 1951 For the juniors, this year has certainly been full of excitement. We started the year by getting our class rings. At long last we were able to flash them around. The next junior event was the Harvest Ball. The gymnasium was beautifully decorated, and Tim Stearns and Fay Allen were chosen king and queen. We again had Gordon Howe's Orchestra, and all who attended enjoyed themselves. During the Winter Carnival session we juniors again proved that we were "go-gettersv and that nothing but tops would satisfy us. For the second time our candidate was queen. Surely Stephens High has never had a prettier queen than Pat Downing. We have, so far, a record to be proud of, and we cer- tainly plan to keep up the good work. As far as sports go, the junior boys have certainly distinguished th.emselves. We are all eagerly wait- ing for next year to .see what they can do for us. Many of our class members participate in the T1 CLASS OF 1951 First Row: G. Anten, K. Gill, R. Gillis, S. Holland, M. Carrier, I. Cormier, J. Burns, J. DiConzo, A. Clark, W. Doherty. Second Row: 1. Giambattista, J. Gurschick, F. Bailey, B. Akers, C. Enman, E. Cote, E. Enman, A. DiConzo, D. Dupill, L. Gionet, N. Blouin. Third Row: C. Fraser, B. Boudreau, F. Allen, M. Ahara, J. Claypool, P. Doucette, N. Finethy, J. Cornish, M. Cote, C. DeSalle, P. Downing, B. Finethy. Fourth Row: M. Clark, G. Arsenault, R. Hoclsdon, W. Eastman, E. Howard, R. Bernard, G. Daigle, D. Additon, F. Gallant, T. Arsenault, C. Albert band and orchestra. We have some very good talent and certainly hope that they will be able to continue in this field. , One of our most prominent boys, Bob Parent, was elected president at the recent annual meeting of Maineis Student Council Association. This is an or- ganization in which representatives from student coun- cils throughout the state meet and discuss student government for the high school students. They cert' tainly made a wise choice in electing Bob, because he is very capable of fulfilling his job satisfactorily. In the field of dramatics and public speaking the juniors have taken an active part, many appearing in the Footlight Club play, You Canit Take It Witlr You. Junior Prize Speaking was another highlight of the year. All in all, this year has been very successful for our class, and none of us will ever forget it. OFFICERS President MARIE SAISI Student Council DONALD ADDITON Vice-President JOYCE CoRN1sH MARJORY AHARA Secretary FAY ALLEN ROBERT PARENT Treasurer EVELYN COTE RITA PoLERo 'S F' f ,il Ar, r f Y xl 425-I4-sl 2 7 wnf? U-.J W , dx D Q' a"lllqn,,'l A ' f ff? A 'fi-lv .-I Q n V ,,V,., ,'. C K- - ' 4 A AWN 1 5 .6 0 , -Q3 2.1! ,Z "2 ' ffm! 7 1 ' fi? Jfi an gif ' 09' 15 EZ fur' 5, -zz.: xi, Qi Umdemzlalssmem W41 1 Page Fvffy-fyf A- THE TRIBUTE . CLASS OF 1932 First Row: T. Stearns, A. Roy, V. Gaccetta, C. Fuller, B. Jess, R. Cormier, H. Byron, L. Constantine, F. Marina, W. Smith. S-econcl Row: Roderick, A. Langevin, E. Hutchins, M. Nichols, M. Caruso, L. Martin, L. Cormier, S. Breau, P. Kaul, A. M. Fraser, C. Dyer. Third Row: R. Auger, M. Ruff, E. Bouffarcl, B. McKinnon A. DeSalIe, Kiroua:, L. Blanchard, M. L. Duguay, M. Richardson, P, Mc- Cann, E. M, Hebert, MacFarlane, H. Page, G. Martin, Bloui n. Fourth Row: L. Gilserson H. Heath R. Dragoon, Norris, D. Jacques, R. Inglis, P. Napolitano, V. Elder, D. Shea, W. Colby, R. Eiliot, C. Albert, C. Glazier, R. Roy, F. Noble, M. Milligan CLASS OF 1952 First Row: C. Bernard Shea R. Lanzflals K. Poulin R. Parent. A. Bouchi, G. Laflcur, L. Arsenault. Second Row: D. Sullivan P. McHale, B. Roy, J.,Rafuse, Casey, ,H. Mehigan, L. Bishop, B. Contella, Mersereau, L. Perrault, S. MacDonald. Third Row. T. Doucette, I. Simard, S. Fleck, G. Belgarde, N. Ring, D. Avery, G. Ciccarehi, Nlartin, D. Ricleout, B. Gamble, M. Richards, A. Car- rier. Fourth Row: R. Doherty, H. LeBlanc, E. Perry, R. Arsenault, R. Halle, R. Morrison, R. Gillis, W. Rand, j. Morrison, E. Arse nault, L. Collette n THE TRIB UTE Pqge Forty-three CLASS OF 1951 First Row: R. Parent, Kezal, N. Mercier, R. Lessard, R. MacMillan, D. Palleschi, G. Mayo, C. Knox, W. Kimball. Second Row: P. Morrissey, G. O,Kane, M. Martin, M. Miller, P. Morrison, B. Peters, G. Moro, P. LaCroix, M. Low, L. McCray, S. M:-1cConaghy. Third Row: G. LeVasseur, A. Maclsaac, L. Parry, S. Marquis, C. Morin, L. Kelly, R. Lefebvre, G. Jacques, S. Norris, D. Perry, Man- zer, D. Mailhor. Fourth Row: R. Moore, C. Morcon. T. Masson, C. Perry, A. Michaud, L. MacKenna, E. MacPhee, A. Lavorgna, S. John- son. H. MacKinnon, R. Orino CLASS OF 1951 First Row: R. Robichaud, Wyman, A. Smith, C. Thomas, R. Seymour, P. Tremblay, G. Roy. Second Row: G. Young, R. Theriault, M. Saisi, R. Polero, C. Therrien, A. Wiskont, I. Wentzell, G. Sullivan, M. Richards, C. Rafuse, E. Rohichaud. Third Row: R. Spencer, G. Wing, K. Poulin, E. Soucy, L. Plante, F. Roy, Turbide, Roy, M. Simboli, G. Richards. Fourth Row: W. Rowe, A. Routhier, W. Scrone, G. Thorne, E. Richard, R. Rouleau, Rowley, Richardson, R. Sorenson, Wiskont, F. Salarino CLASS OF 1953 First Row: Benedix, L. Theriault, L. Mahar, R. Rouleau, D. Povelite, DeFilipp, Waite, M. Murphy, Second Row: Reed, M. Burgess, K. Wing, E. West, A. Auger, M. Gallant, P. Bradley, R. Smith, G. Byron, J. Howe, E. Steele. Third Row: L. Beauchesne, M. Roy, M. Thurston, B. Barker, A. Johnson, D. Barre, D. Breau, A. Afsenault, Blaisdell. Fourth Row: N. Lavorgna, McPhee, M. Vaughn, G. Marchisio, P. Theriault, R. Valle, T. Holt, N. Gallant, B. Soule, T. Mahoney CLASS OF 1953 Our class had no sponsor until ,shortly before the 5310. Winter Carnival, when Miss Julia Murphy agreed to A constitution is being planned whereby our class help us. Everone Worked so Well that the freshman will be governed. queen candidate, Esther Gallant, came in third with An Easter social is to be held in April. CLASS OF 1953 First Row: R. Serafin, A. Arsenault, P. Thibodeau, G. Blair, R. Ars ,nault, R. Hayes, N. Bissonnette, R. Benedix. Second Row: C. Spen- cer, Spencer, M. Bulger, A. Kezal, D. Lambert, D. Locke, M. Roy, G. Halacy, E. Gallant, M. Petrie, E. Richards. Third Row: E. Bou- langer, D. Draper, G. Guay, L. Martin. Richard, T. Handy, M. Giroux, J. Roy, j. Dragoon, M. Capponni, R. Jones. Fourth Row: W. Gurschick, W. Beauder. R. Dragoon, C. Abbott, G. Patrie, E. Martin. E. Burns, F. Dumolin, C. Poland, D. Godin THE TRIBUTE Wage Forty'-five CLASS OF 1952 The sophomores' first big event was the Christmas dance. Decorated with huge wreaths and Christmas trees, the gymnasium represented a Winter Wonder- land. At one of the first meetings of the year, the class elected Mr. Louis Thibodeau as its sponsor. He has done a wonderful job this year, especially during the Carnival campaign. The sophomore queen candidate was Janet Davis, with Theodore Fraser acting as her manager. The latter, a member of the debating team, helped to win the debating cup, which had not been won by Stephens since 1916. This year, many of the sophomore boys were on CLASS OF 1952 First Row: J. Trenoweth, E. Mercier, F. Richard, R. Cormier, R. Hutchins, R. Fortin, D. Breton, B. Freedlander, R. Goodrow, E. Gagnon, P. Jannace. Second Row: E. Perrault, B. Perry, B. Jacques, Y. Daigie, M. DeSal1e, D. Bulger, C. Bernard, P. Blouin, P. Vallee, I. Casey, B. Noonan. Third Row: J. Hachey, P. McPhee, G. Dorian, M. Dea 1, P. Damour, C. Piawlock, F. Zinck, M. Cote, M. Poland, B. Gar- neau, N. Ash, E. Gallant, J. Davis, J. Halacy. Fourth Row: H. MacDonald, J. Hodsdon, N. Touchette, N. Theriault, E. Gamble, R. Wentzell, P. Jones, T. Grace, T. Fraser, T. Marcellino, H. Colby the undefeated jayvee fooball team, while Norman Theriault showed outstanding ability On the varsity team. The Footlight Club play cast had six sophomores in various roles: Marguerite Cote, Henry Colby, Timothy Stearns, Paul Jones, Theodore Fraser, with Nancy Ash as student director. Marguerite Cote, CLASS President THEODORE FRASER Vice-President HENRY COLBY Secretary PATRICIA DAMOUR Nancy Ash, Bernard Freedlander, Henry Colby, and Patricia Damour participated in one-act plays pre- sented this year. Probably the accomplishment that gave the sopho- mores their greatest satisfaction was their obtaining their class rings a year earlier than was customary. OFFICERS Treasurer BEVERLY GARNEAU Student Council Members PAUL JONES MARY ANNE DYER NORMAN TOUC1-IETTE Page Forty-eight -THE CLASS OP 1954 First Row: Aube, Auger, N. Boucher, D. Buzzell, F. Bartlett, M. Burns, A. Clark, Chabot, Collette, M. L. Abbott, E. Avery. Second Row: T. Fallon, L. Couture, E. Beauchesne, A. Girard, R. Fournier, C. Ahara, K. Floyd, Dechane, N. Freeman, W. Fortin, R. Cote, J. Blanshard, Miss Poland. Third Row: W. Fisher, J. Dugxy, G. Bourassa, W. Auger, A. Delisle, A. Bates, G. Barker, W. Ab- bott, L. Blouin, R. Cormier, R. Downs CLASS OF 1954 First Row: M. Kimball, D. Gammon, P. MacPhee, C. Langevin, M:lanson, Miss Caliendo, B. Gauthier, M. MacDonald, M. Maillet, P. Giroux, E. Miner. Second Row: D. Hill, David Orino, G. Hal', T. Holland, G. Howe, B. Heald, P. Fuller, R. Giberson, Hodg- son, B. Lambert, L. Irish. Third Row: B Moore, D. Grannell, C. Jlros, T. Orino, K. Hotham, Gauthier, E. Gaudet, D. Grenier, R Louvat, Daniel Orino, W. Howard CLASS OF 1953 First Row: McDonald, D. Haye, F. Locke, B. McPhee, N. Stearns. I. Paterson, V. St. Pierre, Y. Carrier, C. Darian, H. Rohichaud, S. lVlacConaghy. Second Row: Nacleau, M. Burgess, G. Noble R. McCullough. R. Giasson, A. McDonald, F. Peare, S. Muse, C. La- fleur. L. Gallant. Third Row: R. Marcellino, K. Kraslce, G. Kaul, D. Simmons, W. Davis, S. Levi, W. Redman, D. McDonald, M. Roy, M. Gerrish CLASS OFFICERS President JOHN MORTON Treasurer CARMEN LAFLEUR Vice-President ROBERT MARCELLINO Student Council M embers ROBERT JONES Secretary LOUISE BARTLETT 'IANICE GRANNEI.L CLASS OF 1953 First Row: P. Laileur, Rohichaui, W. Kilhrith, Morton, D. M1cDougall, C. Staples, N. Lcssarcl, A. Boudreau, W. Jones. Second Row: R. Gagnon, M. Fredericks, C. Collette, A. Casey, E. Rowley, C. Gaul, S. Nichols, S. Sorenson, S. Enman, S. Laurinaitis, L. Bartlett. Third Row: L. Poirier, N. Turbicle, R. Cloutier, H. Gordm, G. Paquette, L. Phillips, Watson, Grannell, Decoteau, K. Desroches, W. Brown. Fourth Row: P. Volkernick, D. Theriault, C. Barnett, A. Breau. L. Thurston, R. Akers, Vollcerniclc, G. Farrar. G. Tripp, A. Gallant TI-I E 'TRI B UTE Page Forty-nine CLASS OF 1954 The junior high students participated in many of the senior high school activities and sponsored several of their own. The "Little Star Theater", a newly organized mar- ionette club, made marionettes for their production of "Puss and Boots", to be presented at the annual Art Exhibit at the Municipal Hall, May 16 and 17. David Hill as Puss, George Howe as Jack, Wallace Stone as the Ogre, Daphine Gammon as the princess, During the magazine drive, David Peakes was the school's highest salesman. He sold about S80 worth of magazines. Patty Macphee was our queen candidate for the Winter Carnival, and Thomas Fallon was her manager. The boys' basketball team, consisting of Daniel Orino, William Auger, Arthur Delisle, Roger Pepin, CLASS OF 1954 , First Row: M. Watson, Welch, P. Theriault, C. Roderick, S. Wyman, Miss Jackson, B. Stearns, P. Smith, S. Sessions, B. Roderick, L. Roy. Second Row: M. Turbide, Piawlo-ck, C. Thornton, A. Vallee, Rosmond, E. Turbide, W. Stone, K. Roberts, D. Shurtleff, R. Pepin, D. Peakes, A. Shurtleff. Third Row: A. Prevost, R. Thurston, Zale, E. Woods, A. Porter, R. Perry, A. Plante, S. Ray, R. White, E. Reed, F. Silver Clyde Kerr as the King, and Murrie MacDonald as the coachman make up the cast of characters. The oflicers of the club are: president, Nlarie Maillet, vice-president, George Howe, secretary, Janice Roy, treasurer, Beverly Rogers, script manager, Murrie MacDonald, stage and property manager, David Hill, assisted by Wallace Stone, and publicity manager, Clyde Kerr. and Walter Abbott, played in the tournament spon- sored by the Auburn Y.M.C.A. At the annual prize speaking contest, on April 11, in the Abbott Auditorium, the following are scheduled to speak: Constance Ahara, Fay Bartlett, Dorothy Buzzell, Thomas Fallon, Daphine Gammon, Dana Grannell, Donald Grenier, Clyde Kerr, Marie Maillet, Jane Welch. CLASS OFFICERS President PATTY MACPHEE Vice-President JANE WELCH Secretray JOAN AUGER Treasurer SHIRLEY WYMAN Student Council Member MARIE MAILLET Page Fifty-IWC TH E TRIBUTE TRIBUTE STAFF First Row: F. Allen, P. Morrissey, J. Claypool, M. Miller, F. Holt, R. Schwind, L. Parady, B. Brown, Puiia, R. Polero, P. Downing. Second Row: Mr. Niles, J. Buotte, S. Watson, I. Cyr, R. Silver, E. Kelly, E. Dean, Mrs. Anderson, F. Bulger, N. Stearns, C. Breau, J. Gamble, G. Shea, R. MacDonald, Miss Pendleton. Third Row: A. Clarke, R. Huston, S. Morrison, L. Leclerc, D. Additon, G. Roderick. W. Stearns, R. Rideout, E. Touchette, R. Clarke. Absent: Mr. Baum, A. Child Editor-in-Chief Richard Schwind Assistant Editors: Sally Watson, Donald Additon Literary Committee: Gilbert Roderick, Edwina Dean, Rosalnelle MacDonald, Rosemary Silver Sports Committee: Lionel Leclerc, Ralph Clarke, Jean Buotte Art Committee: Stephen Morrison, Faye I-Iolr, Marilyn Miller Layout Committee: Ronald Huston, Geraldine Shea, Ashley Clarke Typists: Frances Bulger, Joyce Gamble, Eunice Kelly Business Committee: Natalie Stearns, Warren Stearns, Edward Touchette, Avis Child, Louise Parady, Richard Rideout Advertising Committee: Barbara Brown, Constance Breau, Jeannine Cyr, Joan Puiia, Fay Allen, Jane Claypool, Patricia Downing, Priscilla Morrissey, Rita Polero Advisers: Mrs. Minerva Anderson, Class Sponsor, Miss Emily Pendleton, Literary Adviser: Mr. Thomas Niles, Art Adviser: Mr. Raymond Baum, Business Adviser ACKNOWLEDGMENT We, the editorial board of the 1950 TRIBUTE, take tbis opportunity to express our appreciation to our faculty advisers and to all those who contributed in any way to the success of tbis book. We especially appreciate the many couriesies extended to us by our pbotograpber, Loring Studios, Inc., and tbe belpful advice and cooperation of our printer, Mr. Rowbotbarn. Most of all, we wisb to express our sincere tlranks to tbe Oxford Paper Com- pany for its 'very generous gift of paper. """-X-,.-,x..! 5 E -cp 3,4 0 fig AI 1 9 rf n 5- Sita , A A , F C A ' A , :J Q MZ, . -gf ,f 'V I '. 'f. ' :ff , I 9 1 Q, . -, . ffv ,IJIM ff' 12:1 if f qw f 555: X 'ff ' I - . X , L -L',4SgfvAx',s,.v,Nfir,i,i! ACTIVITIES Page Fifty-four -THE TRIBUTE STUDENT COUNCIL First Row: R. Polero, EI Touchette, E. Lamb, Mr. Kitchin, E. Peters, F. Melanson, R. Clark. Second Row: M. Maillet, R. jones, J. Grannell, P. Jones, D. Additon, N. Touchette, M. Dyer, R. Parent, M. Ahara THE STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council is the student lawmaking body of the school. There are fifteen members of this organiza- tion, the junior high having a represen- tative this year for the first time. Ofli- cers for the year are Fernande Melan- son, president, Robert Parent, vice- presidentg and Marjorie Ahara, secre- tary and treasurer. Various committees have been ap- pointed, among them an assembly com- mittee, a general improvements commit- tee, and a welcoming committee. Members of the group have received statewide recognition. On December 17, 1949, at a Student Council Convention at Augusta, Robert Parent was chosen president for next yearis convention. At the Western Maine Student Government in Portland, on January 21, 1950, Fern Melanson served as president and Eddie Tou- chette as a member of the executive board. DEBATE CLUB One of our former activities, debating, has been very successfully revived in the last two years. This year the club added another cup to the school's collection by winning the Novice Division of the Bowdoin Inter- scholastic Debate Forum. Ted Fraser was chosen as the best speaker in this group, while Natalie Stearns was second best. Ac a practice tournament at Edward Little, Stephens debated four times without a loss. At the University of Maine Varsity Tournament, the teams won four and lost four. In the New England Division of the National For- ensic League Tournament, the aflirma- tive team won three and lost none, the negative won one and lost two. The teams debated several times more, bringing the totals to nine wins and one loss for the affirmative team f Fraser and Stearns, , ive wins and five losses for the negative team fMelanson and Jones, . The grand total: 14 wins, 6 losses. These teams were coached by Mr. Robert Johnson. DEBATE CLUB First Row: R. Parent, F. Melanson, Mr. Johnson, T. Fraser, Cornish. Second Row: A. Langevin, K. Kraske, G. Arsenault, B. Freedlander, N. Stearns, R. Jones THE TRIBUTE' - Page Fifty-three i BROADCAST STAFF First Row: M. Martin, E. Dean, L. Kelly, C. Enman, A. Child, M. Thurston, E. Enman, M. Cote, L. Parady, M. Rosmond, N. Stearns. Second Row: C. Fraser, F. Allen, L. McCray, P. Morrissey, P. Downing, M. Saisi, E. Cote, F. Bulger, Mr. Brawn, M. Miller, V. Good- win. R. Silver, A. Brown, J. Claypool, R. Polero, M. Lowe, E. Hebert. Third Row: J. I-lachey. L. Martin, H. Paige, R. Parent, Morri- son, G. Roderick, T. Fraser, W. Beaudet, F. Holt, N. Stearns, R. MacDonald. Absent: M. Ahara, M. Fisher, M. Thurston Q23 TI-IE BROADCAST In this, its twenty-third year of existence, the Broadcast published ten issues. Since the bankruptcy of the printed paper early in 1948, the publication has been successfully mimeographed. This year, each issue averaged more than twelve pages. An inexperienced staff with a new sponsor pub- lished the first issue last October with great results. Since that time, half the students have subscribed to the paper, and practically all the students have read each issue. Next year, the school may try again to have a printed paper. Page F i fty-:ix 'TH E TRIBUTE FOOTLIGHT CLUB First Row: R. Parent, J. Morrison, T. Stearns, H. MacDonnell, R. Clarke, E. Arsenault, R. Huston, W. Doherty, A. Clarke, L. Clarke. Second Row: A. Langevin, B. Milligan, B. Peters, D. Sullivan, J. Halacy, N. Ash, M. Cote, A. Child, Mrs. Warner, M. Farrar, F. Locke s M. Dyer, P. Belanger, R. MacDonald, J. Davis. Third Row: A. Fraser, J. Buotte, F. Holt, J. Gamble, G. Shea, L. Parady, J. Grannell P. Morrissey, M. Ahearn, M. Dean, P. Damour, A. Brown, N. Stearns, E. Peters, M. Rosmond, G. Young, P. Downing, J. Decoteau F. Allen, F. Melanson, N. MacConaghy. Fourth Row: R. Jones, W. Beaudet, N. Touchette, D. Aclditon, P. Jones, N. Gillis, W. Stearns J. Dalton, G. Roderick, T. Lamb, A. Michaud, T. Fraser, R. Schwind, R. Rubino, R. Rideout, E. Touchette, B. Freedlander s a 1 FOOTLIGI-IT CLUB The Footlight Club, which was organized in 1946, now has a membership of over sixty students. Une of our most active groups, it has done a great deal for the school this year. In addition to presenting the three-act comedy, You Can't Take It with You, and several short plays, it is acting as host for the prelim- inary contest for the State of Maine one-act plays. One of our best socials this year was that sponsored by this group. Besides entertaining, the Club has spent more than one hundred dollars this year for such additions as a French door and a window for our stage. It has also presented to the library three books on make-up and costumingg to its own library it has added numer- ous plays. The oflicers are: Co-Presidents, Eleanor Peters, Robert Rubino, Treasurer, Paul Jones, and Secretary, Mary Ann Dyer. During the meetings, aside from the business, the members participate in readings, plays, and pantomimesg and several have also di- rected plays for assemblies. It can easily be seen by the fact that fifty of the Footlighters have been cast in the plays this year that the Club has been successful in teaching the funda- mentals of good acting. 'TH E TRIB UTE - i Page Fifty-five S. P. Q. R. LATIN CLUB S. P. R., Senatus Populusque Ro- manus, sponsored by Miss Julia L. Mur- phy, has as its motto "Invictus" fun- conqueredjg its colors are purple and white. The club held its lirst meeting in Oc- tober. At that time of-liters were elect- ed as follows: Emperor, Timothy Stearns, Empress, Fernande Melansong Scribe Secretary, Paul Jones, Scribe Treasurer, Marjory Ahara. As an innovation the December meet- ing was held from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with the officers, in Roman garb, initi- ating thirty members. The refreshment LATIN CLUB First Row: J. Reed, P. Morrison, L. McCray, P. Damour, M. Ahara, T. Stearns, Miss julia Murphy, F. Melanson, P. Jones, A. Langevin, Natalie Stearns, H. Paige, Nancy Stearns, J. Mersereau, C. J. Halacy, S. Muse. Second Row: Dyer. M. Roy, I. Paterson, J. Howe, D. Locke, C. Bernard, A. johnson, P. Kaul, M. Dyer. S. Sorenson, J. Grannell, H. Gordon. J. Decoteau, K. DeRoche, L. Bartlett. B. Steele. Third Row: R. Jones, B. Freedlander. G. Arsenaulr, C. Abbott, H. MacDonald. S. Levi, R. Morrison, R. Sorenson. T. Fraser, W. Davis, P. Theriault, E. Martin, H. Colby, J. Kaul, K. Ktaske, R. McCullough, W. Kilbrith committee prepared and served a supper, which was followed by a social hour. The theme of this yearis program is mythology, and each member has a mythology notebook. Plans have been made to hold the annual auction in April and the "Information Pleasev program in May. These are the means by which the club finances are secured, as there are no dues. THE FRENCH CLUB In December, the French Club held its lirst meeting. A temporary constitutional committee was elected, and at the next meeting, this committee will propose a charter and purpose for the club. Mr. Thibodeau, the sponsor, has announced that the club will plan to have a party later in the spring. The club has been slow in organizing because the sponsor was not chosen until late in the year. The oHicer,s are as follows: President, Lionel Leclerc, Vice-President, Barbara Damourg Secretary, Bea- trice Boudreaug Treasurer, Priscilla Morrissey. ONE-ACT PLAY CONTESTS Once again dramatics at Stephens High School has received a boost by entering the State of Maine One- Act Play Contest. After trying for several years, Stephens, with The First Dress Suit, won the preliminary con- test at Mexico over Mexico and Wilton Academy. The play was then judged best among eight others in this dis- trict. In the finals, held at Bowdoin College, Stephens gave a very creditable performance. Mrs. Effie Warner directed the play. The all-junior cast included Bob Rubino, Sylvia Schwind, Natalie Stearns, and Gil Roderick, and the stage manager was Ronald Huston. ' - This year's entry in the preliminary contest, to which Stephens High is acting host, is The Finger of God and has in the cast Gil Roderick, Marie Saisi, Bernard Freedlander. Page F i fly-eight TH E TRI B UTE PRIZE SPEAKING First Row: F. Melanson, M. Farrar, Mrs. Warner, A. Child, E. Peters. Second Row: A. Brown, R. Schwind, J. Dalton, E. Lamb, G. Roderick, R. Rubino, C. Breau. Absent: P. Guay THE ORCHESTRA The orchestra, under the direction of Mr. George Nicoloff, is very much en- larged and improved this year. This musical organization plays for assem- blies, plays, prize speaking, and of course commencement. Now the members are planning, along with the band, the Annual Spring Concert, which will be held on May 3, 1950, in the Abbott Auditorium. JUNIOR PRIZE SPEAKING On Friday evening, March 4, 1949, in Abbott Auditorium, twelve members of the Class of 1950 presented the an- nual prize speaking contest. The fol- lowing awards were made: Grand prize, Robert Rubinog first prize for girls, Fern Melanson, second prize for girls, Marion Farrar, first prize for boys, Richard Schwindg second prize for boys, Jack Dalton. Tryouts for the 1950 contest were held by the Class of 1951, and the fol- lowing were selected to speak: Gloria A Young, Marie Low, Louise Perry, Rita Polero, Priscilla Morrissey, Robert Pa- rent, Richard Gillis, Ashley Clark, An- drew Michaud, and Robert Moore. Fay Allen is an alternate for the girls. ORCHESTRA First Row: K. Gill, B. Freedlander, Wyman, M. MacDonald, C. Ahara, L. Perrault, L. Thurston, Gurshick, L. Blanchard, J. Giambattista, A. Fraser. Second Row: Mr. Nicoloff, M. Ahara, E. Perreault, I. Paterson, E. Howard, S. Morrison, P. Damour, F. Bailey, M. Maillet, C. Fraser Absent: G. Anten, I. Mersereau TH E 'TRI B UTE Page Fifty-seven, SENIOR PLAY S nafu, diected by Mrs. Edward War- ner and presented on November 17 and 18, 1949, offered for a plot a series of complications which greatly amused its audience. The "situation normalv was indeed "fouled up," to the amusement of all, as the play proceeded. At the end, how- ever, the very much involved characters ironed out their difficulties. The talented seniors in the cast were Jean Buotte as Josephine, Eleanor Pe- ters as Madge Stevens, Ann Brown as Laura Jessup, Richard Schwind as Ben Stevens, Edward Touchette as Mr. Taylor, Sylvia Schwind as Kate, Fern SENIOR PLAY First Row: E. Peters, A. Brown, Buotte, F. Melanson, C. Breau, N. Stearns, S. Schwind. Second Row: R. Huston, L. Clarke, R. Schwind, E. Lamb, G. Roderick, R. Rubino, W. Stearnes, R. Rideout, R. Clarke, D. Cote, E. Touchette, J. Dalton. Melanson as Aunt Emily, John Dalton as Senator Ford, Robert Rubino as Ronald Stevens, Gilbert Roderick as PFC Dan Baker, Natalie Stearns as Mrs. Garrett, Lyd en Clarke as the Detective, Constance Breau as Martha, Warren Stearns as Colonel West, and Ralph Clarke, Edgar Lamb, and Richard Rideout as Legionaires. FOOTLIGI-IT CLUB PLAY The Footlight Club's three-act comedy, You Canit Take It with You, directed by Mrs. Warner, was presented on March 9 and 10. The plot, which concerned the happy-go-lucky lower-class Sycamores and the unhappy higher-class Kirbys, showed that money is not necessary for happiness. Tony Kirby's falling in love FOOTLIGHT CLUB PLAY ' First Row: F. Allen, B. Peters, S. Watson, H. Colby, G. Young, R. Rubino, N. Stearns. Second Row: M. Cote, T. Stearns, T. Fraser, Mrs. Warner, J. Dalton, D. Additon, N. Ash. Third Row: A. Clark, R. Huston, H. Sadowski, R. Grannell, N. Touchette, G. Anten, R. Gillis. Absent: Louise Parady with Alice Sycamore started a series of complications that tickled the audience until the happy outcome. Among the talent in the cast were Louise Parady, Penelope Sycamore, Fay Allen, Essie, Marguerite Cote, Rheba, Paul Jones, Paul Sycamore, Donald Additon, Mr. De Pinna, Nor- man Touchette, Ed, Jack Dalton, Don- ald, Henry Colby, Martin Vanderhof, Gloria Young, Alice Sycamore, Robert Rubino, Tony Kirby, Harry Sadowski, Boris Kolenkhov, Sally Watson, Gay iWellington, Theodore Fraser, Mr. Kirby, Natalie Stearns, Mrs. Kirby, Barbara Peters, Clga, Ashley Clark, Henderson, and Timothy Stearns, Richard Gillis, and Richard Grannell, the three men. Page Sixty J ,THE TRIBUTE SENIOR GLEE CLUB First Row: Halacy, L. Perry, L. McCray, F. Allen, S. Watson, Scsond Row: B. Peters, B. Boudreau, E. Hebert, P. Morrissey, M. M. Dean, M. Ahearn, McFarlane. Third Row: L. Perrault, ger, E. Enman, M. Miller, I. Desveaux, A. Child, N. Stearns, E. Croix, L. Kelly, C. Therrien, E. Peters, B. Damour, M. Martin, C. Buotte, F. Melanson, C. Dyer, Davis, H. Mehigan, M. Simboli, Ahara, P. Downing, Mrs. Murphy, E. Dean, S. MacDonald, R. Polero. Gamble, F. Holt, B. Gamble, F. Farrar, M. Dugay, E. Perrault, F. Bul- Cote, P. Morrison, E. Bouffard, B. Perry, Fourth Row: M. Low, P. La- Enman, M. Cote, M. Dyer, P. Kaul, D. Davis, M. Saisi, V. Goodwin GLEE CLUB This club made its first public appearance of the year when a group broadcast Christmas carols from the Baptist Church. There are about fifty members who meet twice a week for practices with Mrs. Mur- phy, the director. The oil-icers are: President, Mar- jory Aharag Vice-President, Natalie Stearns, Trea- surer, Margaret Ahearng Secretary, Fay Allen, Busi- ness Manager, Patricia Downing. In the spring the Club will sponsor a record dance. On May 6 the girls will go to the Western Music Festival, which is being held in Sanford, Maine, and try to bring home another "A" rating to add to their other two, which they received last: year and the year before. JUNIOR GLEE CLUB First Row: L. Martin, Auger, D. Buzzell, Janice Roy, M. Rogers, C. Roderick, S. Wyman, Welch, F. Bartlett, C. Lalieur, A, Ro- bichaud, P. Giroux. Second Row: A. Casey, Spencer, M. Burns, S. Sorenson, Reed, K. Desroches, Mrs. Murphy, Decoteau, J. Grannell, G. Guay, L. Bartlett, C. Bernard, M. Petrie. Third Row: M. Thurston, C. Rafuse, P. MacPhee, C. Mehigan, A. Mclsaac, G. Jacques, C. Morin, Howe, R. Silver, A. Johnson, M. Caruso, E. Soucy, N. Blouin, Pacquette, A. Wislcont, C. DeSalle, A. Clark, M. Bulger, D. MCI-Iale. Fourth Row: E. Gallant, J. Blaisdell, M. DeSalle, M. J. Casey, Isabelle Casey, J. Turbide, P. Vallee, J. Kirouac, D. Breau, V. St Pierre, A. DeSalle, B. Roy, Juliette Roy, A. Arsenault, D. Sullivan, F. Roy, C. Collette THE TRIBUTE P482 Fifty-nine BAND First Row: F. Allen, B. Jaros, R. Theriault, M. Dean, J. Watson, M. Ahearn, Mr. Nicoloff, G. Young, P. Ouellette, P. Morrissey, B Boudreau, M. Ruff. Second Row: D. Gammon, L. Irish, K. Roberts. B. McPhee, M. MacDonald, J. Turbide, B. Akers, H. Colby, B. Freedlander, J. Wyman, K. Gill, R. jones, Blanchard Third Row: D. Grenier, T. Fraser, M. Lowe, F. Melanson,J Ciambattista, N. MacConaghy, N. Stearns, J. Mersereau, M. Shea, P. Damour. K. Floyd, B. Garneau, P. Smith, M. Blunda, J. Gurschick, L. Blan- Chard, I. Paterson, C. Fraser, A. Fraser, G. Ciccarelli, F. Plante. W. Stone. Fourth Row: D. Peakes, D. Grannell, R. Gillis, N. Touchette R. Rubino. A. Bates, E. Burns, S. Morrison, L. Thurston, R. Schwind. E. Touchette, B. Gauthier, P. Tremblay, A. Brown, W. Beaudet Absent: G. Anten, M. Dyer, J. Foster, E. Howard, J. Nadeau, F. Roy BAND The Band, directed by Mr. Nicololf, adds a bright bit of color to football games, basketball games, assemblies, and many other town activities. At present the members of the Band are practicing for and looking forward to the Western Maine Music Festival, which will be held on May 6 at Sanford, Maine. Working as aspirants to the Stephens High School Band are about fifty Junior Band members, in grades five to eight. Officers of the Band are: President FERN MELANSON Vice-Presid ent EDWARD HOWARD Secretary-Treasurer PAY ALLEN Captain EDWARD HOWARD Lieutenant JOHN WYMAN Sergeant:-at-A rms BERNARD FREEDLANDER LAWRENCE T1-iURs1'oN s Page Sixty-two TH E TRIB UTE NOONTIME RECREATION ASSOCIATION First Row: E. Caruso, Y. Daigle, A. Lavorgna. W. Stearns, A. Child, F. I-Ieald, B. Contello Second Row: M. DeSalle, A. DeSalle, D. Avery, Mr. Negratti, H. Colby, H. Byron, G. Ciccarelli N OONTIME RECREATION ASSOCIATION Under the guidance of Mt. Negratti and the Student Council, the noontime program was established this year. Of- iicers chosen for the year are President, Warren Stearns, Vice-President, Avis Child, Secretary, Franklin I-Iealdg Treasurer, Anthony Lavorgnag Repre- sentatives to the Student Council, Rose- mary Silver, Henry Colby, and Louise Bartlett. At the beginning of the year, a rec- ord dance was held in the gymnasium to raise money for expenses. During the winter there were basket- ball games in addition to the regular amusements of square dances on Tues- day and movies on Thursday. At the present time, there are plans for volley ball, tennis, and horseshoes in the spring. In the gymnasium there will be badminton and shuffleboard. There is an eventful future ahead for this program. C223 BOYS' "R" CLUB The purpose of the "Rn Club is to raise funds to purchase sweaters for its members. The Club sold refresh- ments at the games held at the high school and sponsored dances after the football and basketball games. It also gave a banquet for its sponsor, Coach Ryder, who in March resigned his du- ties at Stephens. The traditional initi- ation was held in late January. Oflicers for the year are: Rudy Gau- thier, Presidentg Gerald Mayo, Vice- President, Robert Goudreau, Treasurer. "R" CLUB First Row: R. Marchisio, G. Mayo, R. Goudreau, L. Clarke, P. Guay, R. Gauthier, C. Gallant, T. Shea, C. Drummond, N. Robichaud. Second Row: R. Clarke, M. Clark, C. Lyons, L. McKenna, T. Lamb, F. Heald, N. Theriault, D. Kaulback, A. Clark. Third Row: T. Grace, Wiskont, P. Cote, R. Grannell. P. Napol- itano, R. Rouleau, L. LeClerc, S. DelVIascio, E. Belanger, D. Palleschi TH E TRIBUTE Page Sixty-one THE COMMERCIAL CLUB The first meeting of the Commercial Club was held late in September. Of- ficers elected were Avis Child, presi- dent, Margaret LeVasseur, vice-presi- dent, Francis Bulger, secretary, Barba- ra Brown, treasurer, Joan Puiia, report- er, and Rosabelle MacDonald, ser- geant-at-arms. Co-sponsors are Mr. Raymond Baum and Mr. William Brawn. Among the highlights of the year was the initiation of new members. During this social and business evening the club diplomas were issued to the new members and the new co-sponsor, Mr. Brawn. The Christmas party was another highlight. Prospective club members from the junior class were in- COMMERCIAL CLUB First Row: J. Buotte, M. Godish, F. Holt, Gamble, Mr. Brawn, N. Cayer, B. Brown, R. MacDonald, T. Gallant. Second Row: V. Richards, J. Simard, G. Theriault, A. Child, D. Albert, M, Farrar, F. Bulger, I. Desveaux, E. Kelly. Third Row: M. LeVasseur, J. Legere, P. Belanger, B. Milligan, M. Ahearn, J. Pillsbury, Puiia, V. Cormier. Absent: Mr. Baum vited as guests, and traditional carols, games, and joke gifts were enjoyed. In order to raise money to buy club pins, pencils bearing the basketball schedule were sold. A gala club banquet and the initiation of the juniors are the two concluding events of the year. PINE TREE LIBRARY CLUB The Library Club, the only service club in the school, is composed of girls from the three upper classes who are under the direction of Mrs. Anderson, the sponsor. The aim and ideals of this club are to be of service to the LIBRARY CLUB First Row: A. Brown, P. Roy, E. Dean, Mrs. Anderson, E. Peters, P. Ouellette, 'm' school by taking charge of the library. The members also hope to become bet- ter acquainted with books and to ac- quire a working knowledge of how a first-class library is managed. Any girl who serves faithfully for two years receives a white English block "Rv against a book of white felt. Each girl acts as librarian for one period a day, charging and discharging books, keeping the shelves in order, and performing other duties appropriate to l the position. This year thirteen girls l have each given up one study period a day for the entire year to serve as li- brarian. N. Cayer. Second Row: R. Polero, L. Kelly, R. Lefebvre, A. Child, L. Vachon, S. Watson gui' Ad? es 51 C345 5 P +ers I X f X l K X 5 K 5 f' fm, Ng 2' 'J 90'?."Qof? 'fd M09 9 X F cxcnso , G.e.usoxxP I p- '2- :FFS1 f gf M323 Car-eff-ec fs 1 gf, r X g A N297 T: Gfdllanf' C- Giijlqni' H Ne.a'I'esT cxo"3o,+0X ' ff 0xQ N f f x' fx .. 6 ' 9 X ..- ff, . X0 05 X e wa' k N-5+carn TH E TRIB UTE Page Sixty-three F. H. A. First Row: C. Spencer, B. Noonan, N. Cayer, E. Gallant, M. Gallant, A. Auger, A. Kezal, B. Steele, J. Blaisdell, J. Reed, A. Gallant, I. Casey, S. Laurinaitus, C. Mehigan, K. DeRoche, J. Decoteau, D. Haye, A. Robichaud, B. MacPhee, F. Locke, M. Petrie, M. Roy, D. Breau, M. LeVasseur. Second Row: G. Martin, G. LeVasseur, C. DiConzo, J. Gamble, F. Holt, C. Shatney, M. DeSa1le, A. DeSalle, I. Pat- erson, S. Nichols, N. Stearns, V. St. Pierre, C. Enman, L. Beauchesne, C. Dorian, C. LaFleur, N. MacConaghy. Third Row: Mrs. Cairns, T. Doucette, C. Collette, P. Goodwin, M. Giroux, N. Ring, E. Casey, S. Breau, M. Rosmond, P. Mooney, A. Child, M. Avery, A. Avery. J. Martin, E. Cote, T. Handy, D. Locke, W. Noble, M. Burgess, J. Turbide, D. McHale, B. Gamble, A. Langevin, R. Ganon, Mrs. Merrill Fourth Row: M. Simboli, D. Sullivan, M. Merchant, J. Pillsbury, I. Simone, M. Caruso, G. Dorian, J. Simard, A. John- son, B. Barker, D. Rideout, R. Smith, J. Leere, F. Farrar, B. Milligan, L. Martin, G. Guay, J. Watson, A. DiConzo .1 FUTURE I-IOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA The F. H. A. is one of the newest clubs in Ste- phens High School and is the largest chapter of the organization in the state. The purpose of the club is to further the members' interest in homemalcing. The first meeting this year was a picnic at Stearns's camp at Worthley Pond. In December, at a candlelight service held in the gymnasium, the new members were initiated and the new oflicers were in- stalled. At Christmas time the club sponsored a party for pre-school children. This spring they are planning to attend the State Convention and to give a dance. The oflicers are: President, Mildred Fisher, Vice- President, Barbara Noonan, Treasurer, Catherine Mehigang Secretary, Carmella DiConzog Song Lead- er, Barbara Gamble, Historian, Avis Chilclg Reporter, Joyce Gamble. C D Page Sixty-xix X Tzochergixjjuiql N 63" 5 ci-U-J'1'Te ' Cf? 9 53 fwf W 5 c'G9-nQn1' Q is .J . 1 Gun' .ab .eo-u'QYu2.t" - ' 5 1' -A Most In urs 6 M051 -EI lKQ7"1z ' 4 Nvgooa, Mm Likely TS Smeg! I . , plfqk 0 C U 1 .46 Qi' K 1 L.. Parody R'K'-'HVW0 G-Melqnsen Page Sixty -eight TH E TRIB UTE A. A. Council First Row: T. Stearns, R. Polero. R. Gauthier, Puiia, T. Fraser. Second Row: Mr. Ryder, Mr. Foster, Mr. Kitchin S. H. S. ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The purpose of the Athletic Associa- ciation is to promote school spirit and sportsmanship, to systematize athletics, and to place these athletics on a sound financial basis. The A. A. Council consists of ten members: the principal, the athletic di- rector, the officers of the Association, the faculty manager, and a representa- tive from each of the three lower class- es. The Council acts in an advisory ca- pacity. It also has the power of award- ing all letters, letter certificates, and sweaters to those who have earned them. The oflicers of the Athletic Association Council for 1949-50 are: Rudy Gauthi- er, Presidentg Tim Stearns, Vice-Presi- dent, Rita Polero, Secretaryg Joan Pui- ia, Treasurer. FOOTBALL The Stephens Panthers experienced in 1949 their least successful season since Coach Ryder took over the coaching reins in 1944. Lack of experience and constant injuries proved costly to the team. Rudy Gauthier and Bob Marchisio were the only returning regulars. Coach Ryder was assisted by Mr. Ralph Parmigiane, who did a fine job in getting the team in the necessary condition for the rugged schedule. The Panthers opened the gridiron season by taking Livermore 19-0. Rudy Gauthier scored on the first play from scrimmage. The play covered 67 yards. Norm Theriault and Turk Evanoii' scored the other touchdowns. The Rydermenithen played hosts to St. Dominic's. The game was marked by good running and tackling. Evanoif, Mayo, an.d Gauthier tallied for the Panthers, the final score being 19-7. Lewiston was the first to halt the Ryder charges, taking them 27-0. Pass interception and hard-driving Lewiston backs paved the way for this victory. The next game found the Panthers from Rumford battling the Panthers of Waterville. Rumford com- pletely dominated the field of play but was held score- less by a scrappy Waterville team. Most of the game was in Waterville territory. The St. Louis eleven, in quest of the state cham- pionship, came to Rumford still smarting over the 14-6 defeat received last year. The Saints and the Panthers fought on even terms in the first half, but St. Louis took command in the second half and went on to win 24-0. The Rydermen traveled to Augusta to take on the Cony Rams. The Panthers' first score was made by Gauthier, recovering a blocked kick for a safety. While holding the Rams scoreless, the Panthers scored two touchdowns to assure themselves of the victory. Bangor, which was another strong contender for the crown and was also smarted over last year's defeat, gained revenge on the Rumfordites by the score of 39-7. Bangor scored in the opening minutes, only to have the Panthers come right back to tally. The Rams then used all their power and assortment of tricks to go on to win handily. The Edward Little charges stopped the Panthers in the next contest, scoring a 33-7 victory. The Ryder- men couldn't get their offense started, and the defense M1 : QL :rg file , A P11 ' f Mn ' , I xii QEQS9 PR 3 5 . .QX Q7 '94 29 - Q , , J J X165 NfQ,..L .i Ai-'AJYA if-AJAY ATHLETICS f 1 1 1, 41 T i Page Seventy 'TH E TRI B UTE BASKETBALL E. Steele. J. Morton, Rowe, R. Orino, M. Clark, W. Scrone, D. Morton, R. Roulcau, E. Martin, G. Patrie, J. Orino, L. McKenna. Coach N cgratti g BASKETBALL Under their new coach, Mr. Negratti, the Stephens Panthers had a fairly successful season on the basket- ball court in 1949-50. Built around three lettermen including newcomer Al Philbrick, the team had dif- ficulty getting on the winning trail for the first half of the schedule, but hard work and fine team play showed results in the latter half as the players hit their stride. By virtue of wins over Edward Little and St. Louis, the Panthers were selected for the tour- nament. In the play-offs they overpowered a favored Cheverus team but were then defeated in the quarter- finals by Westbrook, the seeded No. 1 team of the 7 tourney. Coach Negratti did a splendid job of bringing the boys along. He gave many underclassmen the ex- perience needed to produce winning teams in later years. John Morton, a freshman, and Matt Clark, a junior, were among the starting quintet. The Panthers will lose Doug Morton, Al Philbrick, Jim Orino, and Ernie Steele via graduation. Dick Orino, Gerard Patrie, Bobo Martin, Saul Schwind, Paul Theriault, and Ronald Rouleau, along with Clark and Morton, will be among the candidates Coach Negratti will have to work with next year. Page Sixty-nine THE TRIB UTE, FOOTBALL First Row: C. Lyons, R. Gauthier, S. Evanoff, R. Marchisio, D. Kaulbaclc, J. DiConzo, R. Martineau, F. Heald, R. Rouleau, L. LeClerc. Second Row: L. McKenna, E. Martin, T. Shea, J. Wiskont, J. Lavorgna, R. Elliott, R. Morrison, C. Drummond, P. Guay, E. McPhee, N. Theriault, A. Mi:haud, P. Napolitano. Third Row: Asst. Coach Parmigiane, K. Gurschick, P. Cote, D. Additon, W. Scrone, R. Clarke, R. Bernard, S. Johnson, G. Mayo, D. Palleschi, R. Therxault, Coach Ryder was spotty at times. The Panthers showed their spirit, however, by scoring in the last quarter. In the last game of the year the Rumford Panthers and the Mexico Pintos met in their traditional rivalry game. Both teams were held scoreless in the first half, though Rumford had possession of the ball most of the time. In the second half, Norm Theriault and Evanolf scored for the Panthers to give them the nod, 13-0. Ronald Rouleau kicked all the extra points for the Rydermen. He made an average of fifty per cent, booting six out of twelve tries. Nineteen forty-nine was Coach Joe Ryderis last year as football mentor at Stephens. I-Ie resigned from both teaching and coaching. Mr. Ryder coached two championship teams, and another squad had a claim to the title. We are indebted to him, therefore, and wish to express our appreciation to him for thus bringing Stephens into the limelight. Page Seventy-Iwo TI-I E TRIBUTE BASEBALL First Row: J. Curato, R. Pepin, C. Gallant, L. Morin, W. Ruff, M. Clark, R. Martineau. Second Row: J. DeFilipp, R. Orino, J. DiConzo, D. Morton, L. McKenna, W. Mahar, Orino, R. Palleschi, R. Melanson. J. Shea BASEBALL 1949 The Stephens Panthers, fielding a veteran nine plus another veteran pitcher, opened the 1949 season by defeating Morse of Bath 4-3, in ten innings. The Rydermen then defeated Brunswick 5-4 in another ten-inning contest at Rumforcl. With two victories, the Panthers traveled to Lewiston, where Paul Clifford broke the string by shutting out the Rumford boys 6-O. Rumford then played host to the Eddies and was defeated 5-3 in twelve innings. St. Dom made it three straight defeats for the Panthers by eking out a 2-1 triumph. The Panthers must have been saving their batting power, because they banged out twenty hits against Mexico and won easily, 19-8. Morse was on the short end of a 2-1 score, then the Panthers lost to Brunswick 8-3. The Lewiston Blue Devils visited Rumford and clouted their way to a 9-1 victory behind the 3-hit pitching of Paul Cliiford. Ioe Curato banged a home run in Stephens's 4-2 win over Edward Little. The Panthers then wound up their baseball season by trouncing Mexico 14-1. Louis Morin was the standout hurler for the Panthers, winning four and dropping two. Dick Melanson took batting honors with an average of .325. Others batting over .300 were Wayne Ruif and Carl Gallant. The season consisted of six wins and five losses. DiConzo, Mayo, and McKenna will be the only let- termen returning in the Spring of 1950, but Coach Baum, who succeeds Coach Ryder, hopes that capa- ble ballplayers such as Matt Clark, Doug Morton, Ernie Steele, Wes Scrone, C. Martineau, and Mor- ton will help bring the Panthers a successful season. THE TRIBUTE, g g Page Seventy-one FRESI-IMAN BASKETBALL From a group originally coached by Mr. Negratti, two squads were formed, the Jayvees remaining under his direc- tion and Coach Parmigiane taking over the freshmen. The Jayvees had a fair- ly successful season, and most of the boys played at some time or other on the varsity. All are groomed as good prospects for years to come. The squad consisted of Saul Schwind, Paul Theriault, Gerard Pa- trie, Leon Poirier, Joe Morrison, Ed Belanger, Gerald Marchisio, Ronald Rouleau, Robert Morrison, and Diclc Orino. Eight of these are freshmen, Rouleau and Orino are juniors. The FRESHMAN BASKETBALL First Row: E. Belanger, L. Theriault, R. Marcellino, L, Poirier, A, Boudreau. Second Row: G. Lafleur, Mgr., D. Gallant, B. Soule, P. Theriault, Coach Parmigine, R. Morrison, G. Marchisio, Morrison, C. Perry, Mgr. last two saw much action with the varsity squad. Coach Negratti will select some of these boys to complete the varsity next year. CHEERLEADERS A few days after the reopening of ,school last fall, nine cheerleaders were selected: Sylvia Schwind as head cheerleader, and Edwina Dean, Gerry Shea, Gisele Theriault, Patsy Downing, Louise McCray, Gerry O,Kane CHEERLEADERS First Row: G. Shea, A. Arsenault, L. McCray. Second Row: E. Rowley, G. O,Kane, S. Schwind, G. Theriault, D. Hay Third Row: M. Richardson, E. Dean, P. Downing fBusiness Managerl, Kareen Poulin, and Marie Richardson as regulars. Sub- stitutes are Anita Arsenault, Arlene Favre, and Elaine Rowley, and Paul LaFleur and Elaine Adams are mascots. Serving as judges to select the girls were Miss Virginia Murphy, sponsor, Mr. Hillman, and Mr. Negratti. They certainly succeeded in choosing a very PSPPY SYOUP- The cheerleaders were very fortunate in being able to accompany the boys on all the football and basketball trips, in- cluding that to the basketball tourna- ment. They drew up a new constitution which was approved by the Student Council. This states that a cheerlead- er has to serve two years on che squad in order to earn a chenille letter. This year the seniors are receiving little gold megaphones. Page Seventy-four THE TRIBUTE TRACK First Row: Mr. Leonard, Morrison, T. Grace, W. Rulf, E. Carrier, A. Sarle, R. Seymour, M. Phclps. Second Row: D. Agostinelli, R. Touchette, J. Brown, F. Heald, E. Lamb, P. Jones, T. Shea TRACK The Stephens trackmen took part in seven meets in the spring of 1949. They won one of three dual meets and placed second in a triangular meet with Frye- burg and Mexico. In the Androscog- gin Valley League and County Meets the Rumford boys ranked fourth and third respectively. They did not place in the State Meet. - Stephens had outstanding perform- ers in Donald Agostinelli, Jim Brown, and Ashley Clark. The last, plus such capables as Tom Grace and Joe Mor- rison, will ,spearhead this spring's edi- tion of tracksters. Although there will be few returning veterans, Coach Leonard and his able assistant, Mr. Hillman, are ex- pecting many hopefuls, who in later years will no doubt prove as capable as their predecessors. CROSS COUNTRY The Stephens cross country team wound up a good 1949 season by de- feating the Dixfield Harriers on the home trail. The Panthers won a four- way meet at Dixfield and a triangular encounter at Andover. Lettermen for the year include: Gil Roderick, Bucky Broomhall, Ashley Clark, Bob Goudreau, Tom Grace, an-:l Ed Boulanger. With the exception of Roderick and Broomhall, both of whom are seniors, all of these boys will return next fall. The sport was in its third year at Stephens, and already the Panthers have proved themselves. With a nu- cleus of four lettermen, Coach Leonard is looking forward to another good sea- son on the trail. CROSS COUNTRY First Row: T. Fraser, Mgr., A. Clark, G. LaFleur, E. Broomhall, E. Boulanger, R. Parent, Mgr. Second Row: G. Roderick, T. Grace, Mr. Leonard, R. Goudreau, T. Mason THE TRIBUTE 1 Page Seventy-three WINTER SPORTS Stephens High School fielded a strong, well-balanced, but not spectacu- lar ski team this winter. The club was built around the nucleus of four se- niors: Bob Clifford, Ray Martineau, Gil Roderick, and Erlon Broomhall. Bob Seymour, Girard Arsenault, Gerald Brown, Richard Sorenson, and Norman Lessard also saw action. Under the direction of Coach Hud- son Brennick, the squad participated in six meets, including the State Meet, held at Andover, and the Interscholas- tic Meet, held at Lyndonville, Vermont. The record follows: January 14-Rumford defeate-d Hebron Academy in a dual meet. BOYS' WINTER SPORTS First Row: J. MacDonald, N. Lessarcl, E. Broomhall, M. Bowden, R. Clifford, R. Martineau, R. Jones. Second Row: Kaul, G. Arsenault, G. Brown, S. Levi, G. Roderick, Mr. Brennick, E. Lamb, C. Morton, P. Jones, R. Sorenson, M. Roy, R. Lessarcl January 21-Rumford finished second to Ed- February 11-Rumford finished third out of ward Little in a six-team meet. fourteen teams at the State Meet. January 28-Rumford defeated Farmington in a dual meet. February I8-Rumford finished eighth in a field February 4-Rumford won its own carnival by of eleven teams at the New Eng- clefeating six teams. land Meet. GIRLS' SKI CLUB Approximately thirty-six girls answered Miss Apruzze,se's call for a girls' skiing group. I-Iowever, there proved to be only nine active members. They skied three or four nights a week at the Spruce Street slope and GIRLS' WINTER SPORTS occasionally at Scotty's Mountain. They traveled to Buckfield for a meet with the Buckfield High School girl skiers. Stephens won by 9.9, a feat which showed excellent training. The Kentis Hill Academy girls came here for another meet. The score was closer than the previous one, Stephens win- ring by 1.4. The girls should be con- gratulated for the splendid work they did in both events. They have evidenced a great deal of interest in this activity and have hopes First Row: J. Cyr, K, DeRoche, N. Finethy, L. Gauthier, Buotte, P. Morrissey, F. Allen, J. Decoteau, J. I-lachey. Second Row: G. LeVasseur, L. Cormier, G. O'Kane, P. Ouellette, Miss Apruzzese, Roderick. F. Holt, E. Hebert, Nancy Stearns. Third Row: D. Perry, C. Shatney, J. MacFarlane, M. Richardson, J. Paquette, C. Breau, L. Kelly, C. Piawlock, E. Peters, E. Kelly, M. Saisi, S. Sorenson, B. Finethy, M. Shea, G. Doiron, M. Cote that next year they will have opportun- ities to compete with more schools. Page Seventy-six THE TRIBUTE THE TRIBUTE P432 Seventy SOFTBALL First Row: J. MacFarlane, L. Auger, S. Clark, C. Shatney. M. Richardson, S. Patton, J. Puiia. Second Row: Gaccetta, S. Schwmd M. Avery, Miss Ray, E. Peters, J. Roderick, G. Dorion. Third Row: L. Dinsmore, Mr. Foster, G. Wing SOFTBALL Cut 1949 Varsity Softball Team, coached by Mr. Foster, did not have a very successful season this year, winning only six games and losing seven. The fol- lowing girls were awarded white chenille letters: Le- nore Dinsmore, Manager, Susan Clark, Beverly Dela- no, Josephine Gaccetta, Mary Avery, Shirley Patten, Joan Puiia, Sylvia Schwind, Marie Richardson, Grace Dorion, and Constance Shatney. They did not receive red chenille letters, as it is necessary that they win 80 per cent of their games to do so. This year, however, they are hoping for a more successful season, one in which they will win all their games or at least 80 per cent of them. The schedule Rumford 13 Rumford 12 Rumford 7 Rumford 5 Rumford 11 Rumford 13 Rumford 9 Rumford 8 Rumford 2 Rumford 14 Rumford 19 of wins and losses is as follows Away Dixfield 2 Home West Paris 1 Away Woodstock 8 Away Mexico 7 Away Kents Hill 3 Away West Paris 6 Home South Paris 15 Home Dixfield l3 Away South Paris 24 Home Kents Hill 8 Home Woodstock 4 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Ann Brown Barbara Brown Frances Bulger Ralph Clarke Barbara Damour Edwina Dean Edgar Lamb Lionel Leclerc Clifton Lyons Rosabelle MacDonald Fernande Melanson Douglas Morton Eleanor Peters oan Puiia Gilbert Roderick Robert Rubino Natalie Stearns Warren Stearns Edward Touchette Sally Watson POEM FOR COMMMENCEMENT This is the year at last, and the yearis bright day that marks the proud fulfillment of our dream. We smile and have but few halt words to say to one another, these last hours seem too glad, too brief, too tremulous for speech. The four years rich with fellowship are gone, and we are here, our goal within our reach, with work and laughter to look hack upon. Forward we gaze beyond this houris pride, forward to life and greater work and faith, and we, who strove and failed and fought and sighed, stand here with valiant hearts and shaken hreath. Half-sad, half-gay, we know one battle done, and set our courage toward the morrow,s sun. FRANCES FROST THE TRIBUTE! Page Seventy-:even TI-IE WINTER CARNIVAL Our annual winter sports event, the Carnival, was more successful this year than it has ever been. This great success was due primarily to the presence of the FIS ffiederation of International Skiersj . They were forced to hold elsewhere their cross country meet pre- viously ,scheduled to be held at Lake Placid, New York. The skiers had been practicing here in Rum- ford and had found the conditions to be excellent. After much discussion, the officials finally decided to conduct the event here. The FIS bought a large number of tickets to our Carnival. Some of the men even took part in our skiing events by doing exhibition jumping, after the Stephens boys' team had succeeded in winning its meet with Kents Hill, Andover, Norway, and Lewiston. The contest for queen was close. Patricia Down- ing, the junior candidate, received the honor of being crowned at the Carnival Ball. Much credit, how- ever, is due to the remaining classes for the splendid efforts they made to bring their candidates out on top. The "Indoor Circusi' Ball was the highlight of the entire Carnival. As the name suggests, the gym- nasium was decorated like a circus tent. There were cages containing lifelike monkeys, elephants, giraifes, and all sorts of animals that one might see at a real circus. At approximately 9:30 p. m., two heralds blew trumpets in the center of the gym. Members of the Ski Squad formed an archway with ski poles on each side of the throne. Then the spotlight was turned on, and the procession began. Patricia Macphee of the junior high class led, followed by Janet Davis, soph- more canclidateg Esther Gallant, freshman candidateg Sylvia Schwind, senior candidateg and the queen, Patricia Downing, escorted bv Mr. Finn Sorensen of the Chisholm Ski Club. Each of the queen' s at- tendants was accompanied by a flower girl who marched in front of her. The throne, in the form of a swan boat, was set on a colorful platform resembling a merry-go-round. After Miss Downing was seated on the throne, Mr. Sorenson gave a brief address and then crowned her queen of the Carnival. The queen, her attendants, the flower girls, and the heralds received gifts. Coach Hudson Brennick made awards to the ski team. The grand march, led by the queen and her partner, then introduced general dancing. The fun and pleasure everyone present experienced will be remembered by all in future years. Q15 GOOD LUCK AND SUCCESS TO THE MEMBERS OF STEPHENS HIGH in the CLASS OF 1 9 5 0 Ridlon Lumber Company RIDLONVILLE, MAINE ' BUILDING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS DELIVERED TO THE RUMFORD-MEXICO AREA AND ADIOINING TOWNS WITHIN 25 MILES ADVIERTIISIEMIENTS Mattison IVIi11inery Shop Upstairs - McKenzie Building Congress Street, Rumiord ROLAND I. CARRIER, O. D. Telephone 1004 91 Congress Street, Rumford COMPLIMENTS OF STOWELL - MacGREGOR CORPORATION DIXFIELD, MAINE 76 YEARS UNDER THE SAME OWNERSHIP ' utllilklg .MURPHY ffm' I Est. :sn 29 Ash Street, Lewiston 0 Furs 0 Sportswear 0 Ladies' Apparel COMPLIMENTS or VITQ UMBRQ CI'IASE'S STORE 1-AILQR RWGT Street, Rumford Exchange Street, Rumford OOMPLIMENTS OF EAGLE CAFE CYR NORMAN ALI.. HOME OOOKED FOODS .- LADIES' APPAREL Canal Street' Rumford Congress Street, Rrirnford BEST WISHES POR'I'ER'S MARKET To The GROCERIES - PROVISIONS Hancock Street, Rumford CLASS OF 1950 COMPLIMENTS OF Rumford THE DENTISTS Chamber of Commerce of RUIVIFORD Fine Class Rings ANNOUNCEMENTS AWARDS I O S T E N ' S Since 1897 Representative: BRUCE WALKER, 11 Turner Street, Portland, Maine D R I N K COCA - COLA IOE'S BARBER SHOP Congress Street, Rumtord COMPLIMENTS OF Arthur I. Beaudet Rumtord, Maine The Choice ot Discriminating Seniors PRINTCRAF T GRADUATION PERSONAL CARDS and COMMENCEMENT INVITATIONS PRINTCRAFT CARD COMPANY, INC. 1425 E. Elm Street, Scranton 5, Pa. SHOPPING AT AGP IS QUICK ..,. SIMPLE . THRIFTY! AGP SUPERMARKET 51 Lincoln Ave.. Rumford, Maine CARL LARSON BANK, SCHOOL and OFFICE SUPPLIES 29 North Street, STONEHAM, MASSACHUSETTS Dakin Sporting Goods Co. MQCGREGOR-'GOLDSMIT1-1 EQUIPMENT CONVERSE ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR MA1NE'S LARGEST AND FINEST 25 Central Street, Bangor 28 Broad Street, Bangor HOTEL RUMEORD Armand Dumoulin, Prop. A MODERN, FIREPROOF, HOTEL DINING ROOM and COCKTAIL LOUNGE Canal Street Rurntord Rumtord Real Estate Agency INSURANCE Cor. Congress and Portland Streets Tel. 402-W Rurntord, Me. COMPLIMENTS OF GOLDEN CLEANERS -'sEEv1cE WITH A SILVER LINING" Waldo Street Rumford, Me. HARRY C. KENNEY IET - WASHED GRAVEL - PACKED WELLS PLUMBIN'G AND HEATING 43 Oxford Avenue Tel. l547-M, Rumford E. B. WATERHOUSE HEATING OILS COAL AND COKE TIMKEN BURNER SERVICE Tel. 28-I Rumtord, Maine Mis 'Tee Beauty Shop 327 WALDO STREET Tel. 417-M Rumforcl COMPLIMENTS OF BEEAKER'S Nation-Wide Store Cor. Main Avenue and Prospect Street COMPLIMENTS OF IOBIN'S FUNERAL HOME Telephone 26-W l5l Franklin Street Rumlord C. E. BRITTON CO., INC. BUICK AND PONTIAC CARS Rurnford, Maine COMPLIMENTS OF FLYNN'S MARKET Franklin Street Rumford, Me. HOUSE ON THE CORNER CATERING Penobscot Street Tel. 849 COMPLIMENTS OF HUSKY'S VARIETY STORE 44 Oxford Avenue Rumtord Maine LEVASSEUR'S ESSO VACHON'S BARBER SHOP SERVICE CENTER Waldo street - R f d GAS F OIL - GREASING ' um of W'aldo street, Rumfofd, Meme Gogan's Service Station BOUFFARD'S GAS, OIL and TIRES WELDING - RADIATOR REPAIRS 350 Waldo St. Tel. 608 Rumtord The Corner Pharmacy A. E. ORINO, Reg. Ph. WHERE YOU GET SERVICE QUALITY - ACCURACY Corner Waldo St. and Oxford Ave. Rumford, Maine Carlisle's Men's Store Featuring HART SCHAFFNER and MARX CLOTHES BOTANY "500" CLOTHES ARROWISHIRTS - FREEMAN SHOES "Clothes For Men of Distinction" 240 Waldo Street, Rurntord COMPLIMENTS OF F rank's Barber Shop Self Service Market MEATS, GROCERIES and DRINKS 415 Waldo Street, Rumtord, Maine RALPH'S STORE FOUNTAIN SERVICE CANDY AND MAGAZINES 341 Cumberland St. Rurntord, Maine E COMPLIMEIQITS or-W H A IVI A N N E ' S PAINTS AND VARNISHES Over 400 New Wall Papers - Flexalurn and Steel Venetian Blinds - Sporting Goods VValdo Street, Tel. 706-W Ieanette's Beauty Shop 44 Oxford Avenue Rurnford OXFORD BEEF CO. VARIETY or MEATS FRANK ANASTASIO, Prop. Waldo Street, Rurnford, Maine Waldo Street Rumford' Me' THE LINOLEUIVI SHOP WONDER LUNCH FLOOR COVERINGS OF ALL KINDS I-IOME COOKED FOODS 48 Oxford Ave., Rumtord, Maine A, Picard, Prop, - Waldo Street Rumford O'Neill Toloacco and Candy WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Cigars, cigarettes, pipes, matches, Tobacco and Candy Phone 1537 l40 Congress Street lVIcKenna of Perry, Inc. AUTO BODY AND FENDER SERVICE Rurntord, Telephone 1045 NEW ENGLAND FURNITURE CO. 44 Congress Street COMPLETE I-IOME PURNISI-IERS Rumford, Telephone 853 C H A N D L E R ' S Department Store 54 Congress Store Rurniorcl, Maine I-'ROST MOTOR SUPPLY Wholesaler and Distributors of QUAKER STATE MOTOR OIL AND PINE LUBRICANTS Telephone ll7 202 Prospect Avenue Rumford, Maine KOTTAGE KAKE BAKERY QUALITY CANDIES AND PASTRIES BIRTHDAY AND WEDDING CAKES 138 Congress Street Tel. 1530 Rumforcl COMPLIMENTS OE TI-IE PLATTER RESTAURANT 86 Congress Street Rumforcl COMPLIMENTS OP IOI-IN KAWLAICZE MEATS AND GROCERIES Cor. I-Iolyoke Ave. and Spruce Street COMPLIMENTS or T PETER SARAFIN HORSESI-IOER AND GENERAL BLACKSMITI-I Prospect Avenue Rumford Hanson's Service Station GULF PRODUCTS "Our Service is as near as your Telephone" Telephone 828 Rurnford I-I. E. I-IANSON - Mover LOCAL AND LONG DISTANCE MOVING Business Home 828 Rurnforol 367 IVICINNES INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 132 CONGRESS STREET RUMFORD, MAINE Shop at Sears and Save SEARS, ROEBUCK and CO. RUMFORD ORDER OFFICE 142 Congress Street Tel. fs. ,, 15 97 MacCONAGHY'S BARBER SHoR Exchange Street Rumtorcl H. W. HANSON IEWELER - MUSIC DEALER Congress Street Rumiord Rumiorcl Electric Service . and Appliance Co. GENERAL ELECTRIC APPLIANCES 144- 1 46 Congress Street Rumford Telephone 1349 Stephen I. Greene - Sanford M, Dow ning coMRL1MENrS or ROYALE CAFE 38 Exchange street RUMFORD DRUG STORE THE REXALL STORE 98 Congress Street Rumfo K E R S E Y ' S IEWELRY STORE Walter R. Kersey 84 Congress Street Rumfo ISRAELSON MOTOR COMPANY, INC. Chevrolet Oldsmobile "WHERE You GET sooo SERVICE Tel. 161 I ENDICOTT - IOHNSON SHOES POR TI-IE ENTIRE FAMILY Tu er 72 Congress Street Rumfo GRANT'S ARPAREL SITIOP 'The Store of Fashion" COATS - SUITS E DRESSES SPORTSW AR and 95 Congress Street I Rurnfo Sales and Service TELEPHONE 615 RIDLONVILLE, MAINE SOCON Y SUPER SERVICE Nichols and Pitzherbert, Props. MOBIL TIRES, TUBES, BATTERIES Te-I. 1155 Hartford Street Gagnon's Service Station TIRES, BATTERIES, ACCESSORIES Rumford Avenue Tel COMPLIMENTS OP A FRIEND COMPLIMENTS OF MIKE'S SURPLUS Canal Street Rurnford COMPLIMENTS OF RUIVIPORD OIL CO. Congress Street Rumfo COMPLIMENTS OF IRISI'I'S I.G.A. MARKET 218 Pine Street Rumfo INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS ' 7 Morrison S Garage International Sales and Service TELEPHONE 1060 RIDLONVILLE, MAINE OOMPLINIENTS OF MEXICO HARDWARE CO. D A W S O N , S PAINTS - WALLPAPER SPORTING GOODS HARDWARE AND Roxbury Road Mexico, Maine SPORTING GOODS - Telephone 1093-R Bridge Street Mexico, Maine I-Iunt's Wrecker Service PIUNTS ESSO STATION Tel. 8724 Ridlonville, Maine Nights can 1267-P Stisulis I. G. A. Market GROCERIES, MEATS, FRUITS VEGETABLES and FROSTED FOODS Telephone 732 Osgood Avenue Mexico, Maine Francis Stisulis, Prop. LAZAROU MOTORS BRIDGE STREET MEXICO, MAINE I. E. PAULIN RADIOS - PI-IONOS - RECORDS Phone 85-M 612 Bridge Street Mexico, Maine BOIVIN'S STORE HOME MADE ICE CREAM Mexico, Maine COMPLIMENTS OF VON OIL COMPANY RIDLONVILLE, MAINE COMPLIMENTS OF DAVIS' GRILL Mexico Dixfield Road COMPLIMENTS OF MAINE DUNTILE I-IAY AND GRAIN CONCRETE GOODS Te-I, 753 Ridlonville, Maine COMPLIMENTS OF The MEXICO Mfj ff, If, w 1 M' 5' Q . T" gg ,Z Gllqirknxt QIHUIJ 22-iizruram OONIPLINIPNTS OF MEXICO TI-IEATRE "Oxford County's Finest Theatre" Tel. 878 Mexico, Maine Best Wishes To The Class of 1950 1VIORSE'S GARAGE IOHN H. HALL, Prop. 32-36 Congress Street Rumforol, Maine LOUIS PALERMO SHOE REPAIRING HATS CLEANED anol BLOCKED 75 Congress Street Rumford CARROLL CUT RATE CONGRESS STREET RUMFORD DR. IVI. I. BROOKS OPTOMETRIST 81 Congress Street Rumlorcl P ' mens ctomme-rumsn omunesfwncf-wlsfmlllvll 2AP?'g'l.LEIlslI MEN'S CLOTHING - FURNISHINGS QUALITY - SERVICE - SATISFACTION 103 Congress Street Rumforol, Maine .Ioseph A. Aliberti, Prop. BRADLEY'S SHOE STORE BUSTER BROWN SHOES 82 Congress Street RumfOrCl STAR TAXI PHONE 131 RUMFORD MAINE COMPLIMENTS OF THIB'S SERVICE STATION coMPL1MENTs or STRAND THEATRE RUMFORD MAINE R. C. Jewelers W. M. SCHWIND Iewelers to the Classes 1942-43-44-45-46 1947-48-49-51-52 CONGRESS STREET RUMF ORD MAINE Electrical Appllanccs A lll- HHHHHH A cc 4 y ,ff f Q RUMFORD LIGHT COMPANY TELEPHONE RUMFORD 256 DIXFIELD IU COMPLIMENTS OF LAIVIEY - WELLEI-IAN SHOES and HOSIERY Stores in Portland, Lewiston, Augusta and RUMFORD COMPLIMENTS OF THE YARDSTICK CENTER AND vAN's HAT SHOP 25 Congress Street Rumford RUIVIFORD FURNITURE COMPANY "YoUH HOME FIRST" UNITED STORE 89 CONGRESS STREET RUMFCRD MAINE GEORGE IVICLEAN INSURANCE 48 Congress Street Rumford I. C. PENNEY CO., INC. Headquarters for M GOOD CLOTHES FOR TI-IE ENTIRE FAMILY Congress Street Rumford 99 Congress Street Rumford SEELTCN NCYES EAGLE BEVERAGE LAWYER and Inc' 114 Congress Street Rumford DISTRIBUTORS , Telephone 73 Canal Street .Rumtord Rumtord Maine COMPLIMENTS OF ISLAND CAB The DELLE SHOP CALL .- 527 THE NEW FASHION STORE -A ' ev- ' NEW TEEN CENTER COMPLIMENTS OF Telephone 1473-W I. I. NEWBERRY'S Congress Street Rumford Congress Street Rumford Times Square Garage, Inc. STUDEBAKER R U B I N Q ' S SALES AND SERVICE Cor. I-Iarttord and River Sts., Rumford CONGRESS STREET "L ' I Rumtord Ice and Lockers RUMECRD, MAINE Frozen Food Bank Rumford Maine Hudson Sales and Service COMPLIMENTS or TELEPHONE 5 I A FRIEND Rumford Mame - V- I -L LABERGE'S LUNCH COMPLIMENTS OF LIGHT LUNCRES and CONFECTIONERY Dinsmore Dance Studio 562 Prospect Avenue Rumford 25 Urquhart Street Rurntord SAY IT WITH FLOWERS From DOWNS - Florist Telephone 999 Prospect Avenue Rurntord E. H. BENEDIX :S SONS Rurntord, Moline CONGRATULATIONS TO TI-IE 'GRADUATES CONCANNON Sf SCRIPTURE GREETING CARDS BOOKS STATIONERY 64 Congress Street Rurntord E. B. DAVIS, Inc. FLORIST Store - 98 Congress Street Greenhouse - 725 Prospect Ave. "FLOWERS FOR EVERY OCCASION" A Telephone Iso IORDAN'S General Insurance l59 Congress St. Rumtord GLASS FRONT MARKET R. M. McCollough, Prop. Distributors tor Birds Eye Frosted Foods - Selected Meats - S. S. Pierce Products We Deliver - Phone 976 -- 5 Congress St. COMPLIMENTS OF Russell's Village Store HANOVER, MAINE COMPLIMENTS OF Martin's General Store RUMFORD POINT, MAINE Rumtord Maytag Store MAYTAG WASI-IERS, IRONERS, DUTCH-OVEN, GAS RANGES and FREEZERS CRAWFORD'S MARKET TELEPHONE 552-R Prospect Avenue Rurntord COMPLIMENTS OF Grace's General Store RUMEORD CENTER, MAINE irI I I 802 Prospect Avenue Rumford Hargreaves' Drug Store Frank Hargreaves, Reg. Ph. MEXICO PHARMACY Mexico, Maine HARGREAVES DRUG STORE Congress Street, Rumtord PRESCRIPTION EXPERTS MATTHEW MCCARTHY .f IX' 'f UEIX. i LAWYER ' I 1 I Q I 204 'Waldo Street, Rumford x Q.- - Me I ' MEEHAN'S CASH MARKET MEADER and SON Funeral Home Hancock Street, Rumford TEL. 70-I I LEGrERE'S THE HARDWARE STORE PIN CUSHION Tel, 281-M - Waldo Street 44 Oxford Avenue, Rumford Rumtord, Maine COMPLIIMENTS OF OXFORD MARKET CORNER LUNCH OXFORD AVENUE 39 Oxford Avenue, Rumford A. BOURRET JIMMY COOKIE' PLUMBING A HEATING RIN GSIDE RESTAURANT POWER OIL BURNERS 10 INCH HOT DOGS -ITALIAN FOODS 226 Maine Avenue Tel, 281-W 26 Oxford Avenue, Rumford Ruggles. Variety Store YAKUBAITIS MARKET 28 OXFORD AVENUE WALDO STREET I Rumfordi Maine Rumford, Mame DELUXE DINER COULOMBES MARKET Fecffufes WALDO STREET, HOME MADE PASTRY B ALL HOME STYLE COOKING H' W' COULOM E EDGAR I. CAREY Waldo Street Cash Market Distributor WE SPECIALIZE IN QUALITY FUEL OILS - COOKING GAS MEATS SOCONY PRODUCTS 325 Waldo Street, Rumford Tel. 399-W Rumford 24 Hour Service Phone 247 CLOUGH and PILLSBURY AI-BERT'S TAXI 40 River Street Rurnford HARDWARE ' COMPLIIVIENTS OF Telephone 390 Rumford ' I9 Congress Street Tel. 1406-R COMPLIMENTS OF i RALPH L- CLARKE F .W 97 CONGRESS STREET I Rumford, Maine Tel. 158-W PLUMBING, HEATING AND SUPPLIES FRED E. I-IANSCOM HoT POINT, CROSLEY AND BENDIX LAWYER YOUNGSTOWN KITCHENS Congress Street Rumfgfd SPORTING GOODS cmd WHEEL GOODS INFANT - TODDLERS - GIRLS E. K. DAY CG. APPAREL IR. MISS - MISS - LADIES . if ,g ,fs , K..-. :.fA A 'fgg' Eg ,. 'F ' F3 5,12 4134. " if "K . HB4 " is U' 'I V Best Wishes and Success to the Stephens High School Graduation Class of 1950 BERNICE LECKEY ANNA BELLE DYER ARMAND I. FORTIER RUPERT F. ALDRICI-I ZENAS PATRICK DUBOIS MARKET PETER M. PERRY HUDON FURNITURE MARIORIE G. LATI-IAM BENNETT'S SUNOCO SERVICE BOB'S ESSO SERVICE CENTER VITO PUIIA ALFRED LEMAY T. D. GALLANT PETER CUNNINGI-IAM NATI-IAN'S APPAREL SI-IOP COIVIPLIIVIENTS OF The Diamond Match Company MANUFACTURERS OF MATCI-IES, TOOTHPICKS, CLOTHES PINS. ICE CREAM STICKS WOOD SPOONS TELEPHONE II8 DIXFIELD, MAINE I 1 . 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