Stevens High School - Red and Black Yearbook (Claremont, NH)

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Y A 7 L , Dl6D1C.lTl0.l' The staff of this issue of the Red and Black wish to dedicate the 1943 Yearbook to two of Stevens' veteran instructors - Mr. John W. Dow, who has taught his- tory here for twenty years, sending many more accurate and analytical thinkers into the world, and to Mr. Lyle W. Ewing, who has diligently served with the English department for twenty years in an atmosphere that varied from frolic- somc wit tn profound thought. These two men are not only members of the faculty at Stevens - they are now an inseparable part of the school, concrete in their beliefs and character and among the unforgetable memories of every graduate. The Red and Black STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL JUNE, 1943 CLAREMONT, N. H. EDITORIAL STAFF FRED BAILEY ........ ............ .............,. . . . Editor-in-Chief SHIRLEY JOHANNIS .......,...........,........,............ Assistant Editor GILDA ELLIS .....................,...................,....... Alumni Editor PHYLLIS BAILEY, BARBARA BARTLETT, SHIRLEY BONNEAU, KATHARINE EDWARDS, SHIRLEY HEATH, MARGARET HILL, ROBERT LAVOIE, HELEN PILVER, LUCY RICHARD- SON, ANNE THOMPSON, JEANNETTE TREMBLAY, SYLVIA A WHITE .............,.................,,................... Literary Editors FLORENCE McKANE, MARION WESTOVER, MAE WHIPPEN ...... I .................................. Extra-Curricular Editors ANNA LASKEVICH, MARTIN FLEIT ...... ............ S ports Editors DOROTHY LOUDON, GUY WILSON ........ .............. A rt Editors VIRGINIA DOBISH, CAROLYN OSGOOD Subscription Managers DEAN SMITH ...................,........ Advertising Manager PETER WEARE .......................... .... A ssistant Manager FREEMAN CHELLIS ............,........................,.. Business Manager RICHARD MCCUSKER ...................................... Assistant Manager STELLA CHOCKA, MARION GOLUB, JANE PASTORE, HADWEN U STONE, MURIEL ZELNIKER ...................................... Typists ROBERT STEINFIELD ..........,..........,..... Candid Camera Photographer SCHOOL DIRECTORY Mr, Stephen A. Doody, M.A., ....................... Mr, Edgar L. Lord, M.S., ..,... Mr. Charles Bowlby, B.S., .... Miss Aletha L. Childs, M.A., Mrs. Isabelle Barker, B.S., ........ Miss Geraldine Dansereau, B.A.,ii . . . . . Mr. John W. Dow, M.A., ........ .,. Mr. Lyle W. Ewing, M.Ed., .. Miss Barbara Gardner, B.Ed.,t . Mrs. Gladys Haubrichf: ...... Mr. Gordon Flint, B.S. .... . Mr. Robert Hadley, ........... Mr. Carl D. Howard, M.A., ..... Miss Louise Hutchinson, A,B., .. Miss Mabel T. Johnson, B.S., .. Mr. Robert Haskel, B.S., ..... Miss Louise Kramer, B.A., .. Miss Olive Lawrence, B.Ed., .. Miss Dorothy Minor, M.Ed., .. . . . . . . . . Headmaster Submaster, Chemistry Science, Mathematics . . . . . . . . Mathematics . . . . Home Economics Science United States History English . . . . Home Economics Home Economics History . . . . . Mechanic Arts Spanish, French French .. Home Economics . .. Mechanic Arts English Social Science . i .Athletic Director, Coach Mr. Milford Osgood ............ .................... M echanic Arts Mr. Clarence P. Parker, ......... .... B oys' Athletic Director, Coach Miss Priscilla Patenaude, B.Ed., .... ............ Miss Wenonah Richardson, B.Ed., . ......... . Mr. Vfillard D. Rollins, B.S., ...... Mrs. Alice B. Schriber ......... Miss M. Pauline Sullivan, B.A., .. Elsie M. Thomas, .....,.. Mrs. Miss Irma Willey, A,B., ..... Miss Leona H. Tremblay, .... Mrs. Elaine E. Brown, A,B., .. Mrs. June C. Patten, ........ it Resigned SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS President ....... ........,............... ..... ......... . . . Commercial Work English . . . . . . . .. Mathematics . . . Commercial Work Science English Latin,.English Librarian . . . Clerk-Headmaster's Office . . . Clerk-Headmaster's Office . . . . Guy Wilson Vice-President .... ............... .... . . . , . Rodney Davis Secretary ....... ............................ A nna Laskevich Treasurer ..... ............................. R obert Steinfleld Advisers .... Miss Richardson, Miss Willey, Mr. Howard STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY E 3 o U74 'Z' CV CJ 7. U 4-4 .- E N E i-4 r-4 4-Hmm is ..-4 ,.. hi : O 'U L4 O CD E x U2 CYS E 14 P4 GJ ,D o CZ C .S o '1 Z B 3 O m m 2 F-4 N .SI CJ E o 'J L4 N MJ 'c Q 415 -C .EU F-4 o -J-7 -J-7 9-1 cu ,-4 3. o 54 4-7 VI .E PH E o Q O ,C P4 .2 U: 4-4 H 'L4 O .E E mn 14 C .L4 GS ,-4 H 5: CJ : .- :vs 54 M CD m .4-4 Z3 Q ,J E 525 P 154' 4-4 5 U2 GJ .4-4 ,ac .4 'Es 9 .4 o Cl Q5 o C as L4 3 N Q cu If 5 LT cu F2 L .-C o U2 cd :u .2 41 3 o L4 'U C o o cu U2 vi : ..4 2 o Cd 'EJ L4 :vs Z E :ws D-4 Q. 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Fourth row: Katharine Edwards, Shirley Bonneau, Marion Golub, Anna Laskevich, Dean Smith, Mae Whippen, Helen Pilver, Anne Thompson. THE RED AND BLACK L7 Editorial HIS YEAR, higher education, instead of being a privilege acccrded to those with the necessary funds, ambition, and brains, has become an unavoidable neces- sity which confronts every graduating high school student. However, advanced training has now taken on several entirely new aspects, many of which are wholly for the good. In the first place, education now is tending to become more practical in its teachings, rather than idealistic or theoretical. In the armed forces, in industry, and even in some colleges, the only phase of a subject taught is that which can be applied directly upon leaving the training period. This, I think, is one of the trends for the better, at least in our present day world, because it eliminates that hard period of changing the theory learned in college into the cold facts and hard meth- ods typical of life. The leading educators of the country will argue differently, and many have already protested the omission of many liberal arts subjects from the college curriculum. Their ideas are based on the fact that we need well round- ed scholars in order to push forward, as far as civilization in general is concerned. The point here is that we are not training men and women now to go out into the world and lift our society up another notch in the ladder of civilization, we are training everyone now to win this war soon in order to retain our civilization at its present high level of perfection. Then we can concentrate on saving humanity. The very fact that we are training young men and Women under this assump- tion is the best thing that has happened to the young people, as far as a complete and usable education is concerned. The large industries, clamoring for more ex- perienced help and anxious to get rid of heavily taxed surplus profits, are offering exceptionally fine courses to train draftsmen, machinists, and general mechanics. The armed services are expending millions of dollars making highly trained special- ists out of young men who never knew a trade before entering the Army or the Navy. A very great proportion of our men in the armed forces will return to civil- ian life with a store of knowledge that will support them adequately, if our society will reorganize itself so as to accommodate these millions. One is now able to re- ceive the essence of a college education at the expense of the Government. To top that oi, there are more opportunities than ever for securing the plain "old fash- ioned" university education, barring any interference by the War Department on the plans of the young men. On the whole, the future is bright for the class of forty-three-in fact, it is so bright at times that one is blinded by the question of which course of action tc choose. There can be only one answer to this problem. Take the one to which you are best fitted. There is no time now to grind down the square peg to fit the round hole. This is one case where opportunity doesn't bother to knock-it walks right in and all but grasps its material. The ultimate goal now is not that of finding an op- portunity, but that of making the most of the many offered, and this year it isn't a case of sliding through to get the gravyg either you worki or you don't. To quote the student body of one of the leading tech schoolsz- 'tYou don't get DOUBLE F for flat feet-a Double F is a complete failure in the subject and you get it for be- ing a Tech playboy. Enough of these and you'l1 be just a playboy? And it is only a short step from playboy to K. P. V8 THE RED AND BLACK l l l Q y ,f ls.. Z.. 5 y 0 UIIIIL i' 5Q0y gl!-"gfQQQ,, 'fl """li-':'9'1., N 53.9919 gang A A14'!1','QX?yQ0,'g.1.,W qw Q rw iv. as X, we ww . fv 0,9 ve., M X s O'Qo'aO'90'sX+'if?"f'993'YQ we 'Qe.'.'v'f,'Zv Q ,, ,. .v.O,'v,6.9,Q.O,f6fQ Q fQf.v..Q':sQ1 Qe'e.v.:'O,': om X 1 o 9 Q 5 Q 0,'.',Qg QM, Q 0,9 S .'S.'Qi.'!.'0.'. 0, 543 66.0006 01' ,V 5 Q 9339359 ' a"f0'Q 3o'ff's'o'0'0'0 5. 's S6 no f,QQOo,uunl s'vQQ.'!l'.',','fQ,q y , s Q 0,06 , , , ,300 ggi.. X35 o gsN,.Q,N s Q Q Q o 5 Ie' '.f'o'Q'f"d bvffvko s"AS"'?9o'N 'bgvei r' X "M'Mv "ww.w.+: "ww:-awwvtv A ' X' 1 ' We QVGA vw0'."+'v' Pew' '.wfm"e 9g A W0 vwbsux ow: QM u,v,",'a ff Ne o'o 1 ..- Sifv,-QOQQQQ 9,909 0: u2NQM.o.-u,'o QM! 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As we charged up the stairs with blank looks on our faces that first exuberant morn, the halls rang with a gayety that was to be characteristic 'of our class dur- ing the miraculous days ahead. All too soon the evening for the dreaded Freshman Reception rolled around. Garnished with lipstick and appropriate bibs, we sheepishly entered the auditor- ium to watch the antics of our classmates. Shall we ever forget the modernized version of Romeo and Juliet, starring Anne Thompson and Claude Preston ..... or the mad sight of Mary Boudette and Douglas Johnston attempting to ride that bicycle? With 'tDoug" Johnston as our president, Anne Thompson as vice-president, Mae Whippen a.s secretary, John Osgood as treasurer, and Morey Miles as our class adviser, we marched through the remainder of the year, feeling quite proud of our Freshman Vic Dance, our large representation in the band, and all the extra- cur- ricula activities. As we swung into our Sophomore year, plans for the Freshman Reception soon materialized. With a touch of madness and Bruce Robertson, it was pronounced one of the best welcome mats ever prepared. L THE RED AND BLACK 9 It was during this year that we first established ourselves as a class with drama- tic ability. "Curses, the Villain is Foiiedj' a dynamic success, starred Dorothy Loudon as our gallant heroine, Martin Fleit as our dashing hero, and Fred Bailey as the cursed villain. Barbara Morse played the part of the mother, Bruce Robert- son and Virginia Blake furnished the play with a startling comedy effect. This second year the class officers Were: Rodney Davis, president, Anne Thompson, vice-president, Barbara Morse, secretary, Bruce Robertson, treasurerg Miss Redden, class adviser. Suddenly we were Juniors. We could join the ranks of upperclassmen. An hilarious year was on its way. Our class leaders this year were Guy Wilson, presi- dent, Jennie Adamovich, vice president, Anna Laskevich, secretary, Phyllis Bailey, treasurer, Miss Griggs, adviser. Before we knew it we found ourselves swamped with crepe paper and little lambs. It was the Junior Prom. Of course we don't want to boast, but it has been said that it was a prom that will never be ecxualled. Remember that little black lamb that waltzed across the back of the stage that picturesque evening? sLittle did we suspect that that lamb was none other than the class of forty-three. Lois Putnam was certainly an able prophet when she conceived the idea of the tiny "fella" Quite unexpectedly the study halls occupied by Juniors found their numbers depleted, especially on the last two days of the school week. However, a glance into the tiny news room upstairs would have shown all the absent members work- ing rabidly to produce a super "Stevens News" ...... on time. With Barbara Morse as our preeminent editor-in-chief, some of the merriest issues in the short history of this little paper managed to get by the censors and through the presses. We cannot let these records continue without remarking on those days of hot dogs and football games, cokes and basketball, when our school spirit was brought into evidence by our grand squad of cheerleaders. But time goes by, and before we could realize it, we were struggling to lind enough Juniors not engulfed by too many school organizations to plan the Senior Reception-the grand finale to three wonderful years. It was during this memor- able era that the first signs of the wear and tear that we were causing on the nerves of the faculty became evident. But with fortitude and forbearance they managed to survive our madcap adventures. "With notebooks and glasses, We frequent our classes. Oh, we live a life of toil .... " Our Senior year had arrived. We opened the final session of our high school career by reelecting Guy Wilson as our president. Rodney Davis, Anna Laskevich, and Robert Steinlield formed his cabinet. Miss Willey and Mr. Howard took on the dangerous task of advising us through this last year. Immediately, a committee was chosen to take charge of those Tuesday morning gatherings. Under the able leadership of "Dot" Loudon as chairman, the committee saw to it that both an interesting and instructive weekly program was presented. Days flew into weeks .... and then came the crowning blow: the Seniors topped off four years of questionable scholastic ability by holding down the bottom 10 THE' RED AND BLACK rung of the Stevens' academic ladder. But ours was not a gloomy nature and we asserted ourselves by establishing the well-known "Sock and Buskin," under the leadership of Miss Richardson. Our first achievement across the footlights was the assembly play, "New Girl In Town." Using the assembly play as a stepping stone, the "Sock and Buskin" then went on to present three one-act plays to the public. The program consisted of a melodrama, "The Widow's Plightj' a comedy, "Of All Things," and a tragedy, "The Opening of a Door." In spite of limitations caused by scarcities and priorities, our annual football dance was a colorful affair. An original touch was added when each dance was cleverly entitled with the name of a member of our squad. Incidentally, a large number of our classmates throughout the years have par- ticipated in basketball, baseball, and hockey, as well as football. In accordance with a custom inaugurated a number of years ago, the Daily Eagle invited a Senior student staff to edit the paper for one day. A more memor- able five hours could not be found in the lives of that small group. Just ask any one of them! It was during this year also that the students of Stevens took over the town of Claremont for a day. The honorable Mr. "Louie" Zullo and Mr. Mitchell Baker were elected as our worthy town fathers. Being clever politicians they won their offices by promising everything from fur-lined gutters to steam heated bl-eachers. But, boys, we haven't seen them yet! Mae Whippen, also from the Senior class, was our town clerk. Finally we produced the one and only Senior play, "Foot-loose," with much youthful ambition and anxiety. Miss Richardson supervised the rendition of the performance itself, and also the construction of the entire set, upon which long hours of franctic labor were expended. Thus our parade of memories ends. And now, inevitably, the doors are finally swinging shut and we step into the future ..... "The puzzle of life Is forming before us. The even and jagged pieces Fitting together smoothly- Tell a fascinating story." it f Nanci Dodge. THE RED AND BLACK 11 f I Qi 2 O A 9 Q , ,, N S429 A at Q at KX ii Qi L3 oak Q55 f ,. Rf K Q -, gh ,fl Dwi Q fl :Q Q ' ff W 'Egg-,egszsi ll , 5 in ,-- ,j.i:,.,,,-?2'-TEM. 1, -avi,-Qeg- . Q Q, jk- , Q 7 P Class Prophecy By DOROTHY LOUDON and HELEN PILVER ECAUSE OF THE LAST WAR, priorities on beartraps, brass knuckles, shot guns, and Manila hemp, we were faced with a desperate situation-no men! ! Having a thorough knowledge of the comic strips-in particular "L'i1 Abner" and the wiles of Daisy Mae-we took our Hfeudin' guns" to get us a man. Traveling for two whole days, we finally arrived in Dogpatch, which was now a thriving little town. Hearing a booming voice in the distance we turned and spied-No-it can't be! But yes, it is-"Hairless Joe" Steinfield, shouting, "Step right up girls and enter in- to the annual Sadie Hawkins Day Race that always gets resultslt' Steiniield, club in hand, jumped off his soap box and greeted us heartily. Above the roaring can- non and the booming guns, he .shouted that he would be glad to show us around the peaceful countryside. On our way to the business section, which consisted of a general store, an eatin' place, a date bureau, and a few other buildings, we passed the cheerful abode of Jennie Adamovich. Her boarders, "Lippy" Zullo, Russell Scott, '4Bob" Lavoie, "Creepy', Koledo, and t'Bull" Mercier, were lined up on the porch still fighting the battles of history class. Leaving this homey atmosphere we heard terrific wails from a nearby woodshed. Upon looking into the matter, we found "Mammy" Barbara Bartlett-still playing the Mother role originated by Barbie Morse-administering punishment to "Pappy" Stuart Jones for stealing her preserved turnips. 12 THE RED AND BLACK We hurried away and left these two to their misery. Walking on, we heard a peculiar crunching noise. As Steinfield had no shoes on, we were convinced that this peculiar Hcrunchf' was coming from elsewhere. Suddenly, a short figure, clad in her own Dogpatch creation, streaked by. The mystery was solved. This stylish figure was Mary Boudette, and she had finally made it! As the years passed, so had her fingernails, but Mary was not discouraged. She had kept right on chewing and crunching and by this time was rapidly approaching her elbow. This crunching sound was soon replaced by another strange noise. The sound of Conga music pierced our ears and looking ahead we .saw a huge sign- "Answer the call-from Gloria Hall Learn the conga-the fee is small." Looking closer we spied peculiar-looking figures frantically racing around-one- two three kick one two three kick. With dauntless spirit, and fallen arches, "Glo" still kept on leading her Conga Line-keeping up their courage and assuring them that this "work-out" was not just a fruitless gesture. "Glo's" class was com- posed of Sylvia White, Freeman Chellis, Mildred Curtis, Irene Dufresne, Evangeline Girard, Carl Guild, Gordon Smith, and Lloyd Chapman. Furnishing the accom- paniment was the now famous Myra McLain, with her guitar. At last we arrived at the thriving business section. Of all the buildings, the lively little date bureau attracted us most. With high hopes we gaily tripped up the steps and were con- fronted by a large sign- "Don't feel low-you want a beau? Throw out woe-and come see Moe." Seated behind his desk sat the fabulous t'Moe', Fleit. We exchanged greetings and grimaces and sat down as "Moen offered to show us the files. He boasted of having instigated such matchless matches as Hadwen Stone and Stephena Sako- vich, Peter Weare and 'tPeggyl' Hill, "Larry" Ring and Marion Westover, Richard Stone and Phyllis Sciborek, Nicholas Jangel and Lucille Morin. Although "Moe" was busy as Dan Cupid, he still had time for his private life- jitterbugging, punning and thinking. - Outdoors again, the silence was pierced by blood curdling screams coming from behind a barn. Somewhat reluctantly, we went over and found Gwendolyn Goggin atop an orange crate gurgling, gagging and shrieking. Between gurgles, G. G. in- formed us that she was to be a sound effects woman over a coast to coast hook-up- on "Inner Sanctumfl the squeaking door, in the "Thrive Dog Food Hour," the bark, on the "Carnation Milk Program," the contented cow. Jeannette Tremblay, belonging to the t'Dogpatch Society of Hog Callers," has now worked her way up to the top. She is now the Grand Worthy Matron of the Hog Callers of Dogpatch. Finally reaching the goal of all hog callers, she has taken to teaching enthusiastic and admiring students to follow in her bear tracks. Inside her home lined with trophies and hog's heads we found Jeannette and her pupils bellowing forth in mighty yelps and howls, literally engrossed in their work. "Jimmie" Townsend, "Pat'i Crossman, Henry Bresell and Anne Nemcovich were delighting their fellow students with a hog calling quartet-never to be equaled in Dogpatch. If this didn't guarantee results, nothing would! Now and then a member of the quartet was thrown out of key by a jolt in the back caused by a small boulder from the slingshots of Phyllis Putman and Veronica Supko. THE RED AND BLACK 13 We left this happy group and were attracted by the sound cf music. Rapidly approaching, on a donkey, was "Indian Bob" Michaud leading his Medicine Show. Bob was shouting the praises of his newest invention, "Michaud's Little Humor Pillsf' Before the show there was to be a jitterbug contest. The music began and the contest was on! The contestants were "Teddyl' Lewis and John Osgood, who made a charming couple, against Helen Murphy and "Peggy" Leavitt. We regret that we were unable to stay until the end, but, having a feeling that it would go on until the wee hours of the morning, we thought it best to leave. With the beat of "Boogie Woogie" ringing in our ears, we went back to the Medicine Show. On the stage were eight tearful girls-"Pat" Lynch, Audrey Mathews, Margaret Sevigne, Lucy Richardson, "Kay,' Chamberlain, Lois Burrell, Elizabeth Bruce and Ruth Smith. Suddenly, on bounced "Bob," giving them each a little pink pill. At once the air was filled with mirthful laughter and glee. Following this miraculous feat, the girls vigorously stampeded around the stage demonstrating the pleasing results of Michaud's "Little Humor Pills." We both bought a bottle and turned to leave. As we did so, we spied Gilda Ellis draped over a hollow tree, munching a t'Little Humor Pill,'l reading Robert SteinHeld's latest book, "Silence is Man's Best Virtue." Farther down the road, we came to Hazel Stone's luncheonette with a cemetery adjoining conveniently. In the drive was Dr. Heath Bourdon's car. It seemed that Shirley Bonneau and Bruce Robertson, celebrating Shirley's birthday, had dined at Hazel's and were suffering from ptomaine poisoning, Heath had been in there two days trying to diagnose the case. Outside, patiently waiting, was "Dick" McCusker. Having raised his embalming rates two days previously, he was beaming from here to there sitting and drooling! In the hearse keeping the engine warm were "Dick's" men "Friday," USaturday," and i'Sunday": Cedric White, Edward Provost and Har- old Lawrence. The latest addition to Dogpatch since the last war was a modernized airplane factory. Inside, sitting on various fuselages-wrenches in hand-sat Thelma Mc- Swain, Phyllis Bailey, and Shirley Johannis-Hthe inseparable three," cheerfully yelling back and forth from wing to gun and from gun to gas tank. They were arguing over a cutting remark made by Vernon Briggs in his latest book, "A Woman's Place Is in the Home." On our way to the executive's olfice we passed Jane Pastore, Muriel Zelniker, Anna Sakovich, "Dot" Osgood, and Stacia Kebalka busily pounding away at their typewriters, The girls usually have a gum-chewing contest every week, but they were forced to put an end to this cheerful pastime. A week previous, in a moment of excitement, Stacia had chewed a bit too vigorously and for reasons beyond her control, her gum had landed in the blonde tresses of Anna Laskevich. Now, Anna, bald Cbut cooler that wayl was constantly thinking how she could get even. We left them to their work and went into the main office. There we found "Doug" Johnston seated behind the president's desk. "Dough was still pondering over his aeronautics, but despite his troubles he had become a regular executive. Time was flying and in order to get back in time for the race, we left the fac- tory. On our way to the aforementioned race, we passed Levi Johnston's Statue Shop. Outside, we saw Levi molding a statue of the 'tModern Thinker." Posing for this statue was "Mac" McKinnon-seated on a marble slab, with his brow wrinkled and chin in hand. i4 THE RED AND BLACK Missing Helen, I looked down and saw her lying on the ground, the victim of a baseball from the bat of "Bobby" Dole. Helen recovered quickly and the two of us raced across just in time for the ninth inning between Dogpatch and Skunk Hollow. The Dogpatchers were led by the capable and mighty Bernard Rosinski, and the Skunk Hollowers were aptly led by "Herbie" Chase. In front of the bleachers cheering the Dogpatchers on to victory were Colleen Murphy and Mae Whippen. The latter's mind was occupied by Slugger "Bunny" Wilson who was steaming 'round third, Stars on the Skunk Hollow team were "Dick" Farnsworth and Robert Curtis. As bat boys for the teams were Euclide Laporte and Francis Fontaine who, when things got boring, hit each other over the head-just for laughs. We left just before the decisive rap. When we were once again on the street, we saw the two wise men of Dogpatch, Rodney Davis and "Ted" Bailey. They were arguing whether 1 X 0-1, or if l x l-0. Our first thought was to help them, but realizing that we ourselves did not know the answer, we merely asked them the shortest and quickest way to the Sadie Hawkins Day, They advised us to hire Juanita Arnold's cabg we did this and finally arrived! Out sprinted "Kayl' Ed- wards and, with a blast from her gun, the racers were off! ! Through clouds of smoke and dust we saw them racing down the Held. On the sidelines stood hopeful parents of the also hopeful girls, screaming words of encouragement, and quoting the words of John Paul Jones, "I have not yet begun to flight." In the lead, fast on the heels of Claude Preston, was Florence McKane. Close behind "Flossie" was "Kayo" Osgood-still giggling despite the fact that she wasn't making much headway. Next came Lois Putnam and Anne Thompson, neck 'n neck, puffing away for dear life. Dragging along behind were Pauline Doten, Stella Chocka, "Rae" Blumberg, and Virginia Blake, hoping if they waited long enough that they might grab "Mike" Baker and Dean Smith passing on the second lap. We had really come to enter the race, but after we saw the stiff competition and all that we would have to go through, we, like the fox and the sour grapes, decided that we didn't want a man anyway. if THE RED AND BLACK 15 xii! ,yi ii -n Q lD.L..,,,m E, THE CLASS OF 1943, of Stevens High School, in the town of Claremont, the county of Sullivan, the state of New Hampshire in the United States of America, being in good health and of a sound and disposing mind and memory, do make and declare this to be our last will and testament, hereby revoking and an- nulling all wills heretofore made. SECTION I CLASS BEQUESTS 1. To Mr. Doody and Mr. Lord, we leave our sincere appreciation for the kind and understanding advice which they have given us during our four years here at Stevens. 2. To our class advisers, Miss Willey and Mr. Howard, we bequeath our un- dying gratitude for helping us to make our senior year a success. 3. To Miss Richardson, we give our heart-felt thanks for all the time and effort she put in to make our senior play a success. 4. To the faculty, we leave our thanks for all the work they have done for us and all the knowledge they have earnestly tried to bestow on us. 5. We, having set up a high standard of school spirit and loyalty, do in turn bequeath the same to the incoming Senior Class. 6. To the incoming Juniors, we will our oratorical ability. We know that you'll need it in Mr. Ewing"s English Class. 7. To next year's Sophomores, we leave this advice-be easy with the inno- cent, naive, incoming Freshmen. 8. To the incoming Freshmen, we, as Seniors, pass on our old pencils, erase-rs, and marked-up books because new ones are no longer available due to war priorities. 16 THE RED AND BLACK SECTION II INDIVIDUAL BEQUESTS 1. Guy Wilson leaves his bright and flashy ties to "Bill" Lovejoy due to the fact that there is a war on and Guy wants to be conservative for a change. 2. Barbara Bartlett and Stuart Jones will their constant companionship to Martha Mitchell and Donald Bartlett. It seems to run in the family, doesn't it, Donald? F 3. Freeman Chellis passes on his way with the fair sex to Dahl Hansen who, we have heard, is off to a good start! 4. "Dot" Loudon wills her laugh and exasperating sneeze to Cynthia Kellogg It has been rumored that "Snooky" is making progress in both lines. 5. Heath Bourdon leaves to "Eddie" Balch his faithfulness to one girl. 6. Shirley Bonneau wills her so called "bangs" to 'tBev" Woodward, provid- ed the aforementioned promises to keep them curled on rainy days. ' 7. "Dick" McCusker will gladly relinquish his title of "Woman Hater" to the under classmate most desirous of it. May we suggest Louis LaVaude? 8. The seven girls who are engaged bequeath their manner of getting men to those students who t'Don't Get Around Much Any More." 9. To Francis Finelli, Mitchell Baker passes on his love for English, provided the aforementioned Francis will endeavor to better Mitchell's records. 10. "Bob" Michaud and Mary Boudette give to any incoming Senior their ability to run up two Hights of stairs and get into Mr. I-Ioward's room before the tardy bell rings. 11. Mae Whippen bequeaths her smile to Bette Goldberg in case hers should wear out from over work. 12. "Larryl' Ring wills his chemical formulas to James DuCharme. 13. Marion Golub relinquishes her title of "Class Flirt" to Shirley Legere. From all evidence up to date,we feel sure Shirley will keep up the good work. 14. Period V History Class leave their code to the incoming Seniors, provided they promise to use it as skillfully as the aforementioned. 15. "Flossie" McKane Wills her thinness and height to Eleanor Bartlett. 16. To t'Bob" Michaud, who is willing and able, is left Bernard Rosinski's athletic ability. ' 17. Gwendolyn Goggin leaves to Joyce Chase her ability to stay away from the opposite sex. H 18. Claude Preston bequeaths his driving license to Donald Greenwood. But, Donald, you must remember to stop, look, and listen at all stop signs and red lights. We sincerely hope you are able to get around as much as Claude does on one and one-half gallons of gas! ' 19. "Ted" Bailey leaves everything to his one and only Barbara Fairiield. But "Barb'i you must remember to write every night and play "little faithful" at all times! ! 20. Gilda Ellis leaves her ability to play the Glockenspiel to anyone who is able. Have we any prospects? 21. Martin Fleit wills his so called "wolfing" to his brother 'tJerry," who seems to be doing well. 22. Anne Thompson wills her beautiful Hngernails to Rachel Miller, providing that the latter doesn't bite them or even wash dishes. , THE RED AND BLACK 17 23. To Claire Rouillard, HJimmy" Townsend leaves his devotion at all times. And we know that Claire will be able to do her own homework for a change, in- stead of doing Senior English all of the time. 24. Lois Putnam leaves her ration book to Louise Byrne, who is always hun- gry. We hope with this the latter will be sufficiently supplied. 24. Jennie Adamovich and Colleen Murphy bequeath the saying "Variety is the Spice of Life" to Alicia LaVaude and Barbara Wilmarth. 26. Robert Steinfield leaves his line of chatter to anyone who can say more in a minute than "Stein" can. 27. Sylvia White and "Patty" Crossman will their tininess to Nanci Dodge on one condition: you must remember notlto grow any taller, Nanci. 28. Louis Zullo wills his oratorical ability to anyonewho is able to sway an assembly as he did during his campaign for selectman. May we suggest John Dansereau? 29. Thelma McSwain and Shirley J ohannis bequeath their constant companion- ship to Nancy Kuzmich and Olive King., 30. Gordon McKinnon wills his naps in history class to any Junior who will be ableetoiwake up before t'Pop" comes down the aisle. 31. Helen Pilver leaves her wit to any under classmate who has the ability of telling more jokes than "Pil". 32. Rodney Davis leaves his ability of knowing all the answers to the Junior most needy of this quality. May we suggest "Chick" Osgood? 33. 'tDoug" Johnston wills his wavy hair to "Joe" LaLiberte provided the said "Joe" promises to let his grow. 34. Carolyn Osgood wills her quiet reserved manner to Louis LaVaude. Re- member, Louis, actions speak louder than words. 35. Cedric White leaves his bashfulness to Thomas Batchelder. Here's hoping you use it, "Tommy". 36. We hereby appoint the incoming Class of 1944 executors of this our last will and testament. In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hand and seal, and publish and declare this to be our last will and testament at Stevens High School, in the town of Claremont, the county of Sullivan, the state of New Hampshire in the United States of America this sixteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-three. Signed, Phyllis Bailey Shirley Bonneau Witnesses:- Bambi The Little Moron Me and My Gal THE RED AND BLACK 45 CICLSS Soncx ox, N mwkmlm K, 'a b LDQRJTQHI Po AD0V0th'1L'9u'd in-ri gg EMT Eg Ff 1 Qs Tu-ne qoesl bw 'ujqeqrs Yolli,-ij Come-5 Spring Qufoth- ey -Full oh Sfevens we 01,1 Owe to Hou our Umnks and qvul- l- tv-A9 QQ F" -3? ' - 2 E FF? PE Q - F A 1 , s 1 ?wE 1? 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'- I Jin 'I ' ff s, ' i?'l THE RED AND BLACK SHS i943 JENNIE ADAMOVICH "Jennie" Varsity Basketball 15 Class Hockey 15 Class Basket- ball 2, 35 Class Softball 25 Student Council 35 Charm Club, 1, 25 Beta Tri-Hi-Y 3, 45 Secretary 45 Freshman Reception Committee 25 Junior Prom Committee 35 Senior Reception Committee 35 Home Ec Dance Committee 45 Football Dance Committee 45 Class Vice-President 35 "Of All Things"-Properties Manager 45 HFoot-loose,'- Usher 45 "Sock and Buskin"-Vice-President 45 New York Club 4. "I take it to be a principal rule of life not to be too much addicted to any one thing." We can picture Jennie sitting at a desk trying to transcribe her own shorthand. How about it, Jennie ? JUANITA BLANCHE ARNOLD "Nita" "Stillness of person and steadiness of features are signal marks of good breeding." When we girls want our hair shampooed and set, we shall call Juanita, hoping she isn't all booked up for Weeks ahead of time. FRED COOLIDGE BAILEY "Ted" "A" Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 35 Chorus 45 Dra- matic Club president 25 Stevens News 3, 45 Student Coun- cil 3, 45 Assembly Program Committee 45 Freshman Reception Committee 25 Triad I-Ii-Y 1, 2, 35 Program Committee 45 Claremont Hi-Y 45 "Curses, the Villain is Foiled" 25 "Opening of a Door" 45 "Foot-loose" 45 All State Orchestra 1, 2, 35 "Red and Black" Editor-in-chief 45 All State Bandg Physical Education Institute 4. "Character is the real foundation of all worthwhile successf' "Ted's" versatility can be seen by a hasty glance at his activities while he has been at Stevens. He is planning to go to M. I. T. to study Marine Engineering. PHYLLIS BAILEY "Phil" Charm Club 1, 25 Latin Club 1, 25 Class Hockey 15 "B" Band 1, 25 "A" Band 1, 2-, 3, 45 Student Council 35 Tri-'Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4 fTreasurer 355 Class Basketball 1, 35 Secretary, lBand 45 Stevens News 1, 2, 35 Class Treasurer 35 Junior Prom Committee 35 Senior Reception Commit- tee 35 "Sock and Buskin" 45 "Opening of a Door," Prompter 45 "Foot-loose," Prompter 45 "Red and Black" Literary Editor 4. "Virtue, modesty, and truth are the guardian angels of woman." Whenever we want to see Phyllis in the future, we'll have to journey to Maine and Bates, for that is the college of her choice. BARBARA LOUISE BARTLETT "Barbie,' tBand 1, 2, 3, 45 Librarian 45 All State Band 35 Orch- estra 35 Varsity Hockey 3, 45 Class Basketball 3, 45 Class Softball 1, 2, 35 Physical Fitness Program 45 Home Ec Dance Comrrfittee, Decoration Chairman 45 "Sock and Buskin" 45 K'Of All Things" 45 "Foot-loose" 45 "Red and Black" 45 Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. "Happiness consists in being perfectly satisfied with what we have got and with what we havenit got." In 'three or four years you'll find Barbara will be a Physical Education Instructor. She plans to train at the University of New Hampshire. THE RED AND BLACK VIRGINIA BLAKE "Ginny" V HS ' Charm Club 1, "Curses, the Villain is Foiled" 2, "Second Hurricane" 2, Freshman Dance Committee 2, Junior Prom Committee 3, Chorus 1, 2, 3, Graduation Flower Committee 3, Home Ec Dance Committee 1, 2, 3, Stevens News 1, 2, 3, Concord Trip 4. "The beauty seen is partly in him who sees it." If you should visit the University of New Hampshire this summer, don't forget to stop to see t'Ginny", she'll be glad to take time from her secretarial duties to wel- come you. RACHEL KATHRYN BLUMBERG "Rae" Chorus 1, Charm Club 1, 2, Student Council 2, Stevens News 2, 3, 4, Student Edition of Eagle 4, "Sock and Buskin" 4, Home Ec Dance Committee 4, "Foot-loose," Usher 4. "Studies teach not their own use, that is a wisdom without them and above them won by observation." .We thought "Rae" might be going to turn her attention to some literary field after graduation, but it seems that as soon as she comes of age, she hopes to work for Uncle Sam in the Women's Marine Corps. SHIRLEY LOUISE BONNEAU ' "Shirl" Band 2, 3, 4, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Chorus 1, 2, Student Council 3, 4, Pep Council 1, Charm Club 1, 2, Class Basketball 1, 'tRed and Black" 4, Production Staff, "Foot- loose" and "Widow's Plight" 4, Senior Reception Com- mittee 3, 'Home Economics Dance Committee 3, 4, Latin Club 2, 3, Stevens News 1, 2, 3, 4, Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, "Sock and Buskin" 4. "Our youth we can have but today We may always find time to grow oldf, "Shirl" is going to take a course at the University of New Hampshire this summer, and this fall she is enter- ing the Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital to start her nurses' training. MARY ISABELLE BOUDETTE "Jo" "Butch" Stevens News 3, 4, Cheer Leader 2, 3, 4, Assembly Committee 4, Junior Prom Dance Committee 3, Fresh- man Reception Committee 2, Football Dance Committee 4, Senior Reception 3, Senior Dramatic Club 4, Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Varsity Basketball, Assistant Man- ager 1, 2, Manager 3, Senior Play Committee 4, Chorus 1, All State Chorus 2, Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Hockey 2, Varsity Hockey 3, 4, Physical Fitness Program 4, Student Council 1, 2, 3, Production Staff for Senior Play 4, Class Softball 1, 2, 3, 4, Freshman Dance Committee 1, Christ- mas Pageant 1, Checker Tournament 2, Production Staff of three one-act plays 4, Charm Club 1, 2, Badminton Tournament 3, Play Day at Alstead 3. "Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society." We know "Jo" with her keen sense of humor will make many new friends when she enters Colby Junior College in the fall to take a Medical Secretarial Course. HEATH DOUGLAS BOURDON 'tIzzy" Band 1, Football 1, Class Hockey 1, 2, 3, Ski Team 2, 3, 4, Stevens News 1, 2, 3, 4, Freshman Reception Committee 2, Sports Editor, Stevens News 3, 4, Junior Prom Committee 3, Senior Reception Committee 3, Foot- ball Dance Committee 4, "Sock and 'Biuskin" 4, Student Director of "New Girl in Town" 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Secre- tary of Hi-Y 4. "'He is of fine character-straight and firm." We all admire Heath for his ambition and sincerity. With these qualities, how can he help but climb to the top of the ladder of success. He's been a student in Tufts since February. 94 THE RED AND BLACK 56 i lj? sl ' Q 1 1 . as I943 HENRY BERNARD BRESELL "Occupation is one great source of enjoyment. No man properly occupied was ever miserable." Henry is exceptionally quiet, but a very good work- er. He is planning to serve his country in the armed forces or as a worker in a defense plant. VERNON BRIGGS "Briggsie" Class Baseball 4. "Our country's welfare is our first concern and who promotes that best, best proves his duty." There was always excitement in a class with Vernon, but then, school would not be school without some mis- chief. Nevertheless, he is a hard worker. He plans to enlist in some branch of the service, preferably the Army Air Corps. ELIZABETH BRUCE "Betty" Class Basketball 3. "Be silent and safe-silence never betrays you." "Betty" has been one of our very quiet members, but she has carved her own special niche among us. LOIS BURRELL "Pokey" Chorus 1, 2, Charm Club 1, 2g Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Varsity 33 Class Hockey 1, 2, Varsity 3, 43 'Bad- minton Tournament 3g Play Day at Alstead 33 Physical Fitness Program 4g Home Ec Dance Committee 43 Class Softball 1, 2, 3. "Our opportunities todo good are our talents." Although many of us are not as well acquainted with Lois as others, we know she is a good conversationalist. With her many jokes she surely will brighten someone's ofice as a very promising secretary. KATHERINE EVA CHAMBERLAIN "Kay" Freshman Play. "Cheerful looks make every dish a feast and it is that which crowns a welcome." "Kay" has been taking a machine shop course during school. She would make a very capable person for defense work. Cheerfulness is an important factor in making a patient get well and we know "Kay" will bright- en any sick room as a nurse after the war is over. THE RED AND BLACK LLOYD CHAPMAN Lebanon: Patrol 1, 2, Basketball 15 Stevens: Football 4. "A penny for your thoughts. Another of the quieter members of our class is Lloyd Chapman who came to Stevens from Lebanon where he spent part of his high school days. From his activities we can see that his interests are in sports. He would like to become a machinist and we certainly hope that his desires will be fuliilled. Y! HERBERT CHASE 'tDick" Varsity Baseball 1, 25 Class Hockey 1, 2g Patrol 1. "He hasn't much to say, but he has a pleasant way." "Herbie" is a quiet class member. He really is a fine fellow with an ever present sense of humor. After graduating, he would like to go into the service of our country as a Marine. FREEMAN CHELLIS "Freem" Stevens News 23 Driving Course 25 Junior Prom Com- mittee 3g "Red and Black," Business Manager 4 "We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough." "Freem" is another of our quieter classmates, but nevertheless, well known. Among his favorite outside activities are building model airplanes. His ambition is to become an aviator and we wish him the best of luck. STELLA JOSEPHINE CHOCKA "StuEy" Chorus 1, 2, 39 State Music Festival 15 A capella Choir 1, Girls' Glee Club lg Stevens Ensemble 1g Art Class 1: Charm Club 15 Varsity Hockey 2, 3, 4, Class Basketball 1, Varsity .Basketball 2, 3, "Second Hurricane" 29 Stevens News Staf 2, 35 Junior Prom Committee 33 Graduation Flower Committee 33 Assembly Committee 45 Secretary, "Sock and Buskin" 43 Badminton Tournament 3g 'Home Ec Dance Committee 4g Production Staff, "Foot-loose" 4: "Red and Black," Typist 45 Physical Fitness Program 45 Tri Hi-Y Club 2, 3, 45 New York Club 43 Production Staff, "The Opening of a Door" and "Widow's Plight" 4. "A good disposition is more valuable than gold." She's always the same and usually smiling. With such a jovial personality one cannot help but go ahead in this world. Stella's intention is to become a medical secretary. PATRICIA CROSSMAN "Pat" Chorus 1, 2. "A still, small voice." "Pat" is planning to work next year, and weire wish- ing her the best of everything. THE RED AND BLACK MILDRED FRANCES CURTIS "Millie" Safety Patrol 1, 23 Chorus 43 Charm Club 13 Home Ec Dance 43 New York Club 4. "In 'Faith and Hope the World will disagree." We always thought that "Mi1lie', was interested in horses, but it appears that aviation also holds her interest. "Keep 'Em Flying!" ROBERT WARREN CURTIS "Bob" Class Basketball 1, 4g Junior Varsity Basketball 2, 33 Varsity Baseball 3, 4. "Hope elevates, and joy brightens his crest." We all know that Bob will look well in a uniform with a pair of silver wings. Lots of luck, Bob. RODNEY J. DAVIS "Rod" fBfand 1, 2, 3, 43 Orchestra 1, 23 Class President 2: Vice- President 43 Student Council 2, 43 "Curses, the Villain is Foiledl' 23 Junior Prom Committee 33 Freshman Re- ception Committee 2g Football Dance Committee 4: Vale- dictorian 4g Music Festival 2g Candidate for All-State Band 33 Freshman Class Marshal 1. "To strive is to succeed." We have all missed Rodney since he left us in Feb- ruary to become a student at U. N. H. He is studying engineering, but we're sure he won't try crossing his bridges before they are built. VIRGINIA DOBISH "Gini" Chorus 1, 43 Latin Club 33 Accordion Band 23 Automo- bile Driving Course 33 "Sock and Buskin" 4g Home Economics Dance Committee 43 'fWidow's Plight" 43 "Foot-loose" 43 "Red and Black" 43 New York Club 3. "Though pleased to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way." "Gini" is planning to take up nurses' training. ROBERT RANDALL DOLE 'fBob" Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4g Basketball-Junior Varsity 3g Var- sity 43 Class Basketball 1, 2, 33 Football 43 Freshman Reception Committee 2. "For hope is but the dream of those that wake." 'HBob" has been quite an athlete. He hopes to become an athletic instructor. THE RED AND BLACK PAULINE DOTEN "Polly" Chorus 1, Class Basketball 1g New York Club 4, Class Hockey 43 Home Ec Dance Committee 4. "Joys are our wingsf' "Polly" will soon be hearing the familiar phrase, "Take a letter, please." We know she'll make a good secretary. IRENE DUERESNE, "What is life without laughter?" Irene wants to become a telephone operator. We all know that she will look well at a switchboard repeating constantly-"Number Please!" KATHARINE EILEEN EDWARDS "'Kay" Class Soccer 1, Class Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Soft- ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Varsity Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4 CCaptain 453 Varsity Basketball 1, 2, 35 Basketball 4, "New Girl In Town," Stage Manager 4, "Of All Things", Properties 4: "Foot-loose," Advertising 4, Latin Club 1, 2, 3, 4, "Sock and Buskin" 4, Student Council 45 'fRed and Black," Lit- erary Editor 4. "To err is human, to forgive, divine." By taking a quick glance at the list of Kay's activities, we see that she has done exceedingly well in sports-she'll make a great coach, this is her ambition. GILDA E. ELLIS Band 1, 2, 3, 43 Student Council 3, Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4g "Red and lBlack" 45 "Sock and Buskin" 4, "The Open- ing of a Door 45 Production Staff of "Foot-loose" 45 Junior Prom Committee 3, Football Dance Committee 45 Home Ec Dance Committee 4. "All who joy would win must share it-Happiness was born a twin." With your pleasing personality, Gilda, you will cer- tainly become a good psychologist or a fine social worker. RICHARD E. FARNSWORTH "Dick" Class basketball 1, 2, 3, Manager of Basketball 1, 25 Junior Varsity Basketball 3g Varsity Basketball 4, Class Hockey 1, 2, 3, Varsity Baseball 3, 43 Baseball Manager 1. "Every man has a right to be conceited until he is successful!" "Dick" is a "great guy," and you can rest assured that he will be an excellent golf pro. X THE RED AND BLACK MARTIN FLEIT "Moe" "A" Band 1, 2, Boys' :Band 2, Orchestra 23 "Curses, the Villain is Foiled" 23 Latin Club 1, 25 Stevens News 2, 3, 45 Stevens Hi-Y 2, 3, 43 Junior Prom Committee 3, Baseball 3, Basketball 3, 4, Football Dance Committee 4, "Sock and Buskin" 45 "The Widow's Plight" 49 Boys' Chorus 35 Assembly Program Committee 4, Student Edition of Eagle 43 "Red and Black" 43 "Foot-loose" 4. "As he thinketh in his heart, so is hef' Martin's numerous list of activities proves that he should be a success anywhere. He is planning to go to college. FRANCIS FONTAINE "Gr-.mp" 'Band 1, 2, 3, 4s Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. "I am slow of speech and of a slow tongue." Francis is undecided as to what the future has in store for him, but you can be sure he will be on top. EVANGELINE GIRARD 'tVangie" HHer ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace." "Vangie" is planning to be a comptometer operator. GWENDOLYN CLAIRE GOGGIN "Gwen" French Club 15 Art Club lg Latin Club 1, 2, Stevens News 2, 3, 43 Debating Club 3g Automobile Driving Course 35 "Sock and Buskin" 4. "It's nice to be natural, if you're naturally nice? Those who know "Gwen" find her a jovial, compan- ionable girl. Anything but quietness reigns when "Gwen" gets among her friends. MARIO-N CORRINE GOLUB Charm Club 1, 2, Class Basketball 1, 2, 43 Class Hockey 1g Chorus 1, State Music Festival lg "New Girl in Town" 4, Advertising and Make-up for "Foot-loose" 43 Assistant Director of "The Widow's Plight" 4, "Sock and Buskin" 45 Stevens News 45 "Red and Black" Typist 4g Junior Prom Committee 33 Home Ec Dance Com- mittee 2, 4. 'tAct well your part, there all the honor lies." Marion is one of the secretarial minded members of our class, it's her ambition to become a good secre- tary. She seems to have a good start toward her goal. THE RED AND BLACK CARL SELKIRK GUILD Orchestra 1, 2, 33 Connecticut Valley Orchestra 2: Carving Club 1, 2. "A quiet lad, but a good one." As Carl is one of our quiet boys, his motto-must be "Speech is silver, silence is golden." GLORIA VIRGINIA HALL "Glo" Bayside High School, Bayside, New York 1, 2, 33 Teachers' Aid 2, 33 Dramatic Club 23 Art Club 23 Dance Club 33 'Bayside Staff 23 Stevens 4. t'Those among men who are not well known are often misjudgedf' "Glo" is one of the newest additions to our class, as she joined us just this year. We feel confident that she will turn out to be an excellent novelist. IRENE HAMEL "Ren" Class Basketball 1, 23 Hockey 3, 43 Home Ec Dance Committee 4. "A tender heart is will inflexible." "Ren" is a classmate who is always full of fun. That merry smile will surely bring her luck in the future. SHIRLEY ANN HEATH "Shirl" Freshman Reception Committee 23 Latin Club 1, 23 Class Basketball 2, 33 Tri-Hi-Y 3, 43 Home Ec Dance Committee 4g Red and Black Staff 43 New York Club 4. "They also serve who only stand and wait." Shirley is one of those who are destined to be num- bered among the "women in white." Wherever your career takes you, "Shirl," our best wishes for success are with you. MARGARET HILL "Peggy", "Peg" Chorus 1, 2g Christmas Pageant 23 Latin Club 2, 3, 43 "Second Hurricane" 23 "Red and Black," Literary Editor 4. "Gentle of speech, beneficent of mind." "Peggy's" quiet ways are refreshing after the usual helter-skelter antics we see about us. She is a real student and will, without doubt, be a success at her work after graduation. HS 94 THE RED AND BLACK H 1943 NICHOLAS JANGEL "Baldy" "What should a man do but be merry." "Baldy" is seen by many of us, but is seldom heard by any of us. He is in a hurry to get into the U. S. Army so that he can drive a "Jeep." May the future be smooth riding, "Baldy"! SHIRLEY LOUISE JOHANNIS "Jo" Charm Club 1, 2g Latin Club 1, 2g Art Club 1, 2, 45 Chorus 1, 2, Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 45 Secretary 23 "Curses, the Villain is Foiled," Co-director 25 Junior Prom Com- mittee 3g Stevens News 3, 45 Literary Editor 4g Football Dance Committee 43 Student Edition of the Eagle. Assist- ant Editor 4g "Red and lBlack," Assistant Editor 4, D.A.R. Good Citizenship Award 45 Senior Dramatic Club, "Sock and Buskin" 4g 1'The Opening of a Door," Co- director 45 "New Girl in Town,"Properties 4, "Foot-loose" 45 Concord Trip 4. "Friendship has a power to soothe affliction in her darkest hour." A little touch of temper, a little touch of sweetness-- that's Shirley, someone whom it takes a long time to know, but a longer time to forget. "Jo" and journalism are a promising mixture. Best of luck, "Jo"! DOUGLAS JOHNSTON "Scottie" 'tDoug" Class President, Student Council 1: Freshman Dance Committee 15 Class Hockey 1, Baseball 1, 25 Hi-Y 1, 23 Class Basketball 1, 45 Basketball 2, 3, 4, Stevens News Staf 2g Class Marshal 3g Junior Prom Committee 3. "Good looks and good character mixed well make the man." This tall, fair and handsome senior has been one of our leading athletes. "Doug" plans to join the Army Air Corps and do his bit for Uncle Sam. LEVI MERRILL JOHNSTON "Johnny" "Silence is golden." "Johnny" is one of our quiet members, however, we were able to find out his plans after graduation. He wants to join the Army Air Corps, and become a machinist. STUART JONES "Jonesy" Penguin Gas Model Club 2, 3. "Men of few words are the best of men." "Jonesy" is one of the happy-go-lucky, yet quiet members of the class. He hopes that Uncle Sam will accept him in the Army Air Corps, as his ambition is to become a pilot. THE RED AND BLACK 29 STACIA KEBALKA "Kibbee" "K" Class Soccer 15 Class Hockey 1, Class 'Basketball 1, Class Softball 2, Charm Club 1, 25 Stevens News Staff 2, 3, 43 Chorus 43 Home Ec Dance Committee 4. "Secret and self-contained-but always on the sunny side." This quiet efficient girl is known to most of us. Commercial work seems to be her favorite field, as she plans to attend a business college so that she may become a private secretary. JOHN KOLEDO "Creepy" Class Basketball 2, 3, 4, Class Hockey 2, 3. "Silence reigns-and then suddenly he appears." "Creepy," a staunch member of Ward 7, is also a sports fan. We do not know his plans for the future, lCJutdwe're sure he'll make good in whatever he undertakes 0 o. EUCLIDE LAPORTE "Uke" Penguin Gas Model Club 2, 3. "It's the little things that count? "Uke" is one of the smaller members of the class. His ultimate desire is to become an aviator. ANNA LASKEVICH Class Soccer lg Class Hockey 1, 2, 33 Varsity Basket- ball 1, 2, 35 Freshman Reception Committee 2, Stevens News Staff 2, 3, 4g New York Club 3, Driving Club 35 Junior Prom Committee 35 Class Secretary 3, 4, Chorus 45 "Sock and Buskin" 4, Home Ec Dance Committee 4, "Red and Black" Staff 45 Football Dance Committee 45 Tri-Hi-Y 45 Concord Trip 4. "Her friends-they are many, Her foes-are there any?" We are sure that this popular blonde senior will make an excellent private secretary-for that's her ambition. ROBERT LAVOIE "Bob" Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 "Foot-loose" 43 Football 45 "Red and IB-lack" 4. "Eventually, why not now?" "Bob," alert and always on the go, has done a great deal of work outside of school. He has topped his extra- curricular activities by playing the part of the father in "Foot-loose," our senior play. He plans to enter the Navy and study pharmacy. SHS .,,,f F943 THE R-ED AND BLACK HAROLD GEORGE LAWRENCE "He that has patience may compass anything!" Even though Harold hasn't been very outstanding in his activities, he has been a "swell" classmate. Harold wants to join the Army Air Corps ground crew as a mechanic. MARGARET LORRAINE LEAVITT "Peg" "Peggy" Charm Club 15 "B" Band 15 Safety Patrol 25 Chorus 35 Automobile Driving Course 35 Home Ec Dance Com- mittee 2, 3, 45 New York Club 4. "In every rank, great or small, 'tis industry supports us all." "Peggy" plans to join the ladies in overalls and work in an aircraft factory. EDWARD LEQWIS "Ted" Assistant Football Manager 1, 25 Varsity Manager 45 Class Hockey 1, 2, 35 Ski Team 3, 4. "And wheresoe'er thou move, good luck shall Hing her old shoes after." 1After graduation "Ted" plans to be an air transport pi ot. DOROTHY LOUDON "Dot" Orchestra 15 A capella Choir 15 Glee Club 15 Girls' Chorus 1, 2, 35 Pep Council 15 Varsity Basketball 15 Class Basketball 1, 25 Class Hockey 1, 25 Art Club 1, 25 Latin Club 1, 25 Quaestor, Latin Club 25 "Curses, the Villain is Foiled" 25 Stevens News, Humor Editor 1, 2, Art Editor 3, 45 Cheer Leader 25 Head Cheer Leader 3, 45 Freshman Reception 25 Sophomore Hop 25 Decoration Chairman of Junior Prom 35 Football Dance Committee, 45 Chairman of Senior Reception Committee 35 "Sock and Buskin" 45 "The Widow's Plight" 45 "New Girl in Town," Production Staf 45 Chairman of Assembly Com- mittee 45 Senior Play Committee 45 "Red and lBlack," Art Editor 45 Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 45 Entertainment for Home Ec Dance 1, 2, 3, 45 Student Council 1, 2, 3, 45 Senior Play, "Foot-loose" 4 . "So well to know her own, that what she wills to do or say seems wisest, virtuousest, descreetest, best." Witty, clever, popular, and greatly talented in many fields-a girl whose personality can't be beat. "Dot,sl' ambition is to take up dramatics and we know she needs no luck charms, for her school performances were far above the average. PATRICIA ARLELNE LYNCH - "Pat" Bethlehem Central High School, Delmar, New York5 Orchestra 15 Class Basketball 15 Class Hockey 15 Chorus 1. Stevens: Chorus 2, 35 "Second Hurricane" 25 Home Ec Dance Committee 3. "She has a naughty twinkle in her eyef' "Pat" has been working at the Sullivan and hopes to continue this work after her school days are over. We're sure that she will make good. THE RED AND BLACK AUDREY LUCILLE MATHEWS "Penny" Safety Patrol 23 Home Ec Dance Committee 4. "Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge." When Audrey has reached the age of eighteen she hopes to join the WAACS. Vie are all sure that she will be a success. RICHARD EARL McCUSKER "Mac', Class Hockey lg Lieutenant of Safety Patrol 2g Junior Prom Committee 35 "Red and Black," Assistant Business Manager 4. "None but himself can be his parallel." "Mac" hopes to follow in his father's footsteps and become a Funeral Director. The best to you in this field, "Mac" FLORENCE ELIZABETH MCKANE "Flossie" Latin Club 1, 2, 3, 43 Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3, 4g Automobile Driving' Course 33, Junior Prom Committee 33 Senior Re- ception Committee 3g "Sock and Buskin" 4, "A New Girl in Town" 45 "Of All Things," Assistant Director 43 "Foot-loose," Prompter 4, "Red and Black," Extra-cur- ricular Editor 4. "Truth is truth to the end of reckoning." "Flossie's" hope is to enter some college which will furnish her with a good background for fashion design- ing. Who knows, we may be seeing her designs on the screen!! GORDON P. MCKINNON "Mac" Stevens News 2, Assistant Editor 3, Editor 4, Foot- ball 3, Co-captain 4, National Athletic Scholarship Society 33 Student Council 3, 4, Executive Board of Student Council 4. "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them." "Mac" was one of our boys who left Stevens in his mid-term to join the freshman class at U. N. H. We're sure success will come easy to "Mac." MYRA LOUISE MCLAIN Chorus 1, 2, 3, 43 All State Festival lg "Second Hur- ricane" 23 Latin Club 3, 4. "Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful." Myra has been one of our quiet girls. Her desires are to become a musical entertainer. With your winning smile, how could you help but succeed? 94 THE RED AND BLACK ,-1" ""'i'22' xii! grip I943 THELMA MAE MCSWAIN "Mickey" Class Basketball 15 Charm Club 1, 25 Chorus 1, 25 Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 43 Latin Club 2, 35 Junior Prom Com- mittee 3g Home Ee Dance Committee 35 "Sock and Buskini' 45 Three One-Act Plays Production Staff 45 "Foot-loose," Costumes 45 "New Girl in Town," Produc- tion Staff 4, Concord Trip 4. "She was ever fair and never proud, Had a tongue at will, and yet was never loudf' "Mickey" is another of our classmates who has high hopes of making nursing her profession. Her pleasant- ness certainly ought to add cheer to any sickroom. MILLARD MERCIER 'tBull" Football 1, 2, 45 Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4. "Enter on my list of friends." We know he will work as hard on the team of our country as he has worked on our football team. ROBERT IW. MICHAUD "Bohn Chorus 35 Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball Manager 3, 4. "No man is the wiserg for his learning, wit, and wisdom are born with a man." "Bob" has been the one who kept his classmates from going to sleep in class. Although he has been one of our class comedians, "Bob" is going in for a serious job after graduation-the armed forces. May success follow so close that it will step on your heels! LUCILLE DORIS MORIN "Lu" Class Hockey 15 Class Softball 1. "I chatter, chatter as I go." Although Lucille has not been too illustrious during her years at Stevens, she can hardly be called quiet. If she can take dictation as fast as she can give it, she should make a good stenographer. COLLEEN JOYCE MURPHY "Murph" "Irish" Class Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Class Hockey 1, 25 Cheer- leader 3, 45 Charm Club 1, 25 Junior Prom Committee 35 Home Ec Dance Committee 3, 45 Football Dance Com- mittee 45 "Sock and Buskin" 45 Tri-Hi-Y 3, 45 Reporter 45 Production Staf "New Girl in Town" 45 "Foot-loose" 45 "The Opening of a Door" 4. "Small, but, oh my!" Wherever the gang is, so is "Murph," With her wit and vigor she should make a good nurse. 'Q'- w '-WC? ""' T , 4 K T, ., - .. 11 . as , -mi ' A f , ,, 5 K A :. . ,. vw , ai :S Q W A , i , m W J 1 5' nl ' x I 4 2 in 2 R ,uf , i x, if q'3"fYmX0'-Y' ' ' ff bwmgfscrds -.Tcxfrxmrfs Ni: - .X-mxdm V Tiff, - A-me .N .ff 3531? fr ff 4. .1 ,, M , .f f1UQf,rigq if-Q5 ,A 5 V f f 1- SV, M3 iggi'zg15g,'ag in 3 1: 4 LQ , 4 wr H x V. LF 3 Y ML I L was If 1' fsiffiivf ' K 5 1- , 1 xx in 4 . X. M,.A...,..w,. -Q . mm, K ai l 6Vfxe'Qem XXGXK ' 1 eqxtlmnxx QHXUQA- - men Wm! I u. .n 'mean mx A mem' " 3109- M Qwvqffkwv THE E 0 Q KKQLQQEKM QDJ Ll if f S X .E L l 6 SM' 1 1 XX I f K, X fs K qaglfapfge 51 in . f 1-I I A flfy' 215 11 Wd V IIT W E THE RED AND BLACK 47 Football FOOTBALL LETTERMEN Thomas Batchelder Lloyd Chapman Donald Chandler Emery Currier Robert Dole Douglas Johnston Anthony Klementowicz Robert Lavoie G. Gardiner MacLeay Rocco Maiola Gordon McKinnon CCO-Captainb Millard Mercier Robert Michaud John Michelonich Harold Osgood John Pinette Harry Prendergast Olney Quimby Russell Scott CCO-Captainl Robert Steinlield Victor Szalucka James Townsend Peter Weare Louis Zullo As the figures below show, the '42 football season was not outstandingly victor- ious. However, the Stevens lads managed to beat Springfield by one point for the only victory of the year at the local field. One of the most spectacular duels of the season proved to be a tie with Keene in retaliation for the severe defeat suffered earlier at their hands. However, the boys deserve credit for their fine spirit and perseverance in the face of such insurmountable odds. SCORES Bellows Falls 19 Stevens 0 Springfield 6 Stevens 7 Concord 20 Stevens - 6 Keene 25 Stevens 0 Keene 18 Stevens 18 St. Joseph's 20 Stevens O Towle 6 Stevens 0 48 THE RED AND BLACK Basketball First row, left to right: Robert Dole, Richard Farnsworth, Martin Fleit, Bernard Rosinski, Robert Michaud. Second row: Coach Parker, Anthony Klementowicz, Victor Skoby, Emery Currier, Victor Szalucka, Robert Michaud fManagerJ. On the whole, the 1942-43 basketball season was a very successful one. There were no outstanding duels this yearg every game had a' large element of suspense in itself. The team was led by Captain Bernard Rosinski, who was ably supported by a well experienced group. The games played and the scores were as follows: Windsor 21 Stevens 22 Windsor 32 Stevens W 27 Bellows Falls 22 Stevens 33 Bellows Falls 27 Stevens 25 Alumni 47 Stevens 37 Keene 29 Stevens 25 Springfield 37 Stevens 17 Lebanon 23 Stevens 38 Springfield 28 Stevens 39 Keene 46 Stevens 28 Lebanon 36 Stevens 19 K. U. A. 25 Stevens 34 K. U. A. 23 Stevens 48 THE RED AND BLACK 49 Baseball The prospects for this spring's baseball team are not very bright. The war, as with everything else, has wreaked its havoc with Coach Parker's nine. In spite of the fact that they are hampered by inexperienced' batteries and green snaggers, the boys seem to be holding their own to an astounding degree so far. We .wish them plenty of success in finishing the season. GAMES ALREADY PLAYED K. U. A. 5 Stevens 1 Goddard's 2 Stevens 1 The tentative list of games to be played follows: Bellows Falls Keene K. U. A. Springfield Keene Moose Bellows Falls Towle Moose Towle Goddard's I, Ti! - 4 Y 50 THE RED AND BLACK Hockey First row, left to right: Rilma Marshall, Lena Parrotto, Carol LaClair, Eleanor Pierce, Katharine Edwards fCaptainJ, Irene Hamel, Wanda Cahalan, Alicia LaVaude. Second row: Louise Byrne, Kathryn Fitch, Stella Chocka, Theresa Chase, Bernadette Wiltowski, Miss Minor fCoachJ, Lois 1Burrell, Mabel Farnsworth, Barbara Bartlett, Barbara Wilmarth. Among the earlier sports for girls was hockey-both class and varsity-under the capable leadership of Miss Dorothy Minor. In class hockey the Juniors dis- played a well-organized team and proved victorious in the contest. All the games scheduled for the varsity team were cancelled with the exception of one-that with Newport, N. H. Although our girls played a good game while at Newport, they were defeated 4-1 by Towle whose unusually good team displayed excellent team- work. At a return game, however, our girls tied Towle, 1-1. The team ffollows: Lena Parrotto, Wanda Cahalan, Katharine Edwards, Barbara Bartlett, Eleanor Pierce, Irene Hamel, Mary Boudette, Theresa Chase, Lois Burrell, Rilma Marshall, Mabel Farnsworth, Stella Chocka, Kathryn Fitch, Bernadette Wiltowski, Caroline LeClair. One of the highlights of the sports year was the Institute of Physical Fitness held here at Stevens. Under the capable leadership of Miss Marjorie Bateman of Keene Teachers' College, a select group of girls demonstrated a battery of victory corps exercises to the rest of the girls in the student body. THE RED AND BLACK 51 Girls ' Bask etball if Xf mf-4' WAFS. Kneeling, left to right: Lena Parrotto, Dorothy Wirrell, Anna Laskevich. Standing: Miss Dorothy Minor fcoachj, Vera Ostrowski, Lois Burrell, Jean Whitcomb, Louis Byrne fmanagerl. The girls this year had to give up varsity basketball, but this, by no means, meant giving up the sport. Rather, the girls organized themselves into five inde- pendent teamsg namely, the WAACS, WAVES, SPARS, WOWS, and WAFS. Each team played a total of twelve games. The champions were the WAFS, who won seven games and lost five. Those composing the various teams were as follows: WAFS-Dorothy Wirrell, Anna Laskevich, Lena Parrotto, Lois Burrell, Jean Whitcomb, Vera Ostrowski, Shirley Putnam, Arlene Picard. WAACS-Alicia LaVaude, Rilma Marshall, Eleanor Pierce, Cynthia Kellogg, Marion Golub, Carol Densmore, Frances Reynolds, Colleen Murphy. WAVES-Theresa Chase, Jennie Adamovich, Barbara Bartlett, Irene Hamel, Kathryn Fitch, Lorraine Kolenda, Rose Obymako, Caroline LeClair. WOWS-Mabel Farnsworth, Wanda Cahalan, Mary Boudette, Anna Sakovich, Lois Putnam, Bernadette Wiltowski, Olive King, Irene Lawrence. SPARS-Katharine Edwards, Stella Chocka, Barbara Wilmarth, Beryl Isham, Nellie Adamovich, Alfreda Leocha, Roberta Hadley, Edna Gendron. l 52 THE RED AND BLACK The Sock and Baskin First row, left to right: Guy Wilson, Eleanor Pappas, Sylvia White, Carol Dens- more, Colleen Murphy, Jennie Adamovich, Jane Pastore, Lodisa Johnson, Julia Howe, Fred Bailey. Second row: Cedric White, Stella Chocka, Gwendolyn Goggin, Marion Westover, Phyllis Bailey, Dorothy Loudon, Mary Boudette, Barbara Bartlett, Bernadette Wiltowski, Dean Smith. Third row: Martin Fleit, Gilda Ellis, Katharine Edwards, Thelma McSwain, Marion Golub, Florence McKane, Virginia Dobish, Muriel Zelniker, Carolyn Osgood, Jeannette Tremblay, Rachel Miller, Eleanor Pierce, Alicia LaVaude, Nanci Dodge, Robert Bailey, Stuart Whipple. Fourth row: Robert Stein- ' ' ' L ' R hel field, Shirley Bonneau, Shirley Johannis, Anna Laskevich, Robert avoie, ac Blumberg, Mae Whippen, Helen Pilver, Anne Thompson, Cecile Poirier, Lawrence Ellis. MOTTO: "THE PLAY'S THE THING" In the early days of winter a group of some thirty-five seniors held a meeting for the purpose of organizing a senior dramatic club. A committee was elected to draw up a constitution. The finished product was read and approved not long afterward. After two or three meetings, it was decided to extend an invitation to twenty- iive juniors to join our club. We settled down to begin work on three plays which were presented to the the public in February. They were: 'tOf All Thingsj' a comedy, "The Opening of a Door," a tragedy, and 'The Widows Plightj' a melodrama. They were admirably presented and received. Immediately followed try-outs and selection of the cast for the annual Senior Play, called 'Toot-loose". It was presented to capacity houses on both evenings of April 14 and 15. . And to Miss Nona Richardson, we would like to express our thanks for work- mghloliig patient hours with us. It has been a pleasure to know her and to work wit er. THE RED AND BLACK 53 Xenior Pla y Seated, left to right: Shirley Johannis, Miss Richardson fcoachj, Dorothy Loudon, Jane Pastore, Mae Whippen, Barbara Bartlett. Standing: Cedric White, Dean Smith, Martin Fleit, Guy Wilson, Robert Steinfield, Fred Bailey, Virginia Dobish, Muriel Zelniker, fRobe1't Lavoie was absentl. The play, "Foot-loose," written by Charles Q. Burdette was adapted for young people to produce. It centers around the Early family, consisting of mother and dad, two sons and two daughters. After much persuasion from the children, the parents decide to take a trip to South America and to leave the younger set to their own devices. Each young person runs into many difficulties, but they all succeed in pulling themselves out. A This play was more serious than other plays have been in the past, yet had the right amount of laughter needed to make the play a success. Cast of characters: Robert Lavoie, Barbara Bartlett, Shirley Johannis, Fred Bailey, Dorothy Loudon, Guy Wilson, Virginia Dobish, Dean Smith, Mae Whippen, Robert Steinlield, Jane Pastore, Martin Fleit, Cedric White, Muriel Zelniker. The production staff consisted of the members of the "Sock and Buskinf' and the play was directed by Miss Nona Richardson. 54 THE RED AND BLACK Xophomore Dramatic Club First row, left to right: Miss Kramer, adviser, Beverly Woodward, Olive King, Barbara Wilmarth, Alice E. Schriber, Martha Mitchell, Rosalyn Satzow. Second row: Dahl Hanson, Thomas Sheehan, Joyce Chase, Nancy Kuzmich, Joan Lord, Eleanor Bartlett, Louis LaVaude, Donald Bartlett. Third row: Arnold Shulins, Florence Zigman, Wanda Soboll, Carolyn LeClair, Jacqueline MacKenzie, Alfreda Leocha, Marshall Gelfand. Fourth row: Kenneth Cram, Francis Reynolds, Rose Obymako, Mary Guild, Marilyn Pullen, John Pinette, Beryl Isham, Claire Rouillard, Bette Goldberg, William Lovejoy. , Approximately thirty-five members of the Sophomore class, with Miss Louise Kramer as adviser, reorganized the Sophomore Club this year. Along with other activities, the club presented an assembly play, "Who Murdered Who ?", a mystery- comedy in one act. The plot centers around a Wealthy bachelor who mistakes a well-meant neighbor's Warning of his draft board's intentions for a death threat. The results are one hilarious episode after another. Members of the cast included: Barbara Wilmarth, John Pinette, Alice Schriber, Bette Goldberg, Claire Rouillard, William Lovejoy, Arnold Shulins, Joan Lord. OFFICERS OF THE CLUB President Beryl Isham Vice President Olive King Secretary Joan Lord Treasurer William Lovejoy THE RED AND BLACK 55 Stevens High Xchool Band First row, left to right: Francis Rawlinson, Richard Bourdon, Burton Bessey. Second row: Barbara Fairfield, Allen Marek, Richard Bailey, Eleanor Lawrence, Norma Landry, Shirley Bonneau, Joyce Chase, Gilda Ellis, Mr. Rollins, director. Third row: Francis Fontaine, Norman Burr, Dearborn Bailey, Guido Baldacci, Lyle Chandler, Edward Provost, Richard Bush. Fourth row: Fred Bailey, Barbara Bartlett, William Bush, William Lovejoy, Richard Rouillard, Gordon Holmes. Fifth row: Janet Patten, Ruth Bailey, Alice Schriber, Phyllis Bailey, Homer Fletcher, Robert McPherson, Joseph LaLiberte. Sikth row: Jean Whitcomb, Eleanor Pierce, Rachel Miller, Mary Bush, Leigh Damren, Roger Marek. Seventh row: Donald Bartlett, Robert Bailey, Joan Lord, Arlene Roy, John Pinette, Mary Guild, Julia Howe, Charles Currier. The year 1942-1943 has been a most successful one for the Stevens High School Band. Under the direction of Mr. Willard D, Rollins, it has made twenty-six pub- lic appearances. Among these are football and basketball games, assembly pro- grams, Navy Day exercises, the Senior Play, Class Day, and the annual concert in March. The band with its two units, the marching band and the concert band, has well earned the title of the most distinguished extra-curricular activity at Stevens. Both the marching band, with its original formations on the football field, and the concert band, with the stirring renditions of its several performances, have proved their ability to hold this title. OFFICERS President Fred Baily Vice-President Rodney Davis Secretary Phyllis Bailey Treasurer William Bush Librarian Arlene Roy 56 THE RED AND BLACK Chorus First row, left to right: Beverly JBrown, Wanda Soboll, Anna Laskevich, Stacia Kebalka, Margaret Sevigne, Myra McLain, Arlene Picard, Miss Frattini, Music supervisor. Second row: Stephena Sakovich, Alfreda Leocha, Charlotte Hague, Claire Lizotte, Mona White, Laura Nestervich. Third row: Rose Oibymako, Virginia Dobish, Marjorie Gokey, Ruth Smith, Norma Landry, Shirley Burrill. Fourth row: Francis Reynolds, Mildred Curtis, Jacqueline Handly, Do1'is Smith, Cecile Poirier. We are really enthusiastic about the fine job the chorus has clone this year. Under the direction of Miss Adelina Frattini, they have performed for the Junior Chamber of Commerce, as well as for our own assemblies. Members of this organization: Beverly Brown, Shirley Burrill, tMildred Curtis, tVirginia Dobish, Marjorie Gokey, Norma Gokey, Charlotte Hague, Jacqueline Handly, Ramona Hawkins, iStacia Kebalka, i'Anna Laskevich, Alfreda Leocha, tMyra McLain, June Mun- roe, Laura Nestervich, Rose Obymako, Arlene Picard, Frances Reynolds, 'fLucy Richardson, 'tMargaret Sevigne, Doris Smith, Wanda Soboll, tRuth Smith, Mona White, i'iSylvia White. t Seniors, NORTHEASTER NIVERSITY ERN NT 0 UML 4+ M 0 L' 'A 'E 2 '01 th -A M' y Z -C -1 gif.- I . og, realli? 'Y MA ACW3 COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Offers a broad program of college subjects serving as a foundation for the understanding of modern culture, social relations, and technical achievement. The purpose of this program is to give the students a liberal and cultural education and a vocational competence which fits them to enter some specific type of useful employment. Admits men and women. 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CONGRATLILATICNS To the young men and Women who have Won their diplomas and to all American students upon Whom the future of democracy will soon rest. Whatever your future may be it will involve certain financial problems. We cordially invite you to use our facilities for saving or borrowing the funds necessary to speed your success. The man Who pays himself first by setting aside in savings one-tenth of all that he earns is our nomination for the "one most likely to succeed." Claremont Savings Bank a mutual institution. THE PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK Claremont, New Hampshire ESTABLISHED 1892 Strong, Safe and Conservative Offers Every Banking Facility M b f F d ral Dep t Insurance Corporation - I Compliments of Best Wishes THE CLASS OF Dr. F. K. Phillips 1945 E M IE R S 0 N' S Jenney Service X tation 125 Pleasant St. Tel. 935-M Claremont, N. H. COMPLIMENTS OF T MOIMDEAU 5'5TE5iW N H HOWE MOTOR CO. Exclusive Dupont INCORPORATED J. F. Hows, -'sl-is 'aan TrI'CIenC fCHf'QVR0LQ'f PARISIAN 1 f I SALES AND sERv1cE DRY CLEANERS TREMONT ST, CLAREMO CLAREMONT, N. H, TEL' 449 COMPLIMENTS Compliments of of A FRIEND Stephen A. Doody Compliments and Best Wishes The Class of i944 GRADUATE IN STYLE E N D I C O T T JOHNSON SHOE CO. Compliments of CLAREMONT BOWLING PARLORS Joseph Rosi and Son. J. E. PALMER CERTIFIED WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER Claremont, N. H. ueen Shop----- Our Sincere Best Wishes for a Great Future! HAROLD and IRENE WINER VIRGINIA GARLINSKI SYBIL RAYMOND EDITH LEWIS ueen Shop "Known for Sportswear" WE SAL UT E The boys and girls in our local schools They Are The Men and Women of Tomorrow We wish them success in their school year ancl in the profession they choose when they graduate A Good Education ls A Priceless Asset Claremont National Bank "BUILT ON SERVICE--GROWING ON SERVICE" I l "Fishing Tackle that's Fit for Fishing" COMP'-'MENTS KINIRY'S JONES HARDWARE STORE FOOD SHOP 65 Pleasant St. Claremont 9 SULLIVAN ST CLAREMONT INVISIBLE SOLES Best Wishes BY , RAND, BALL ff KING D A N S Company SIIOG Service HARQQARE Correct Shoe Repairing KITCHENWARE 6 Tremont Sq., Claremont. SPORTING GOODS Northampton Commercial College John C. Pickett, Principal. "The School of Thoroughnessn OUTSTANDING RECORDS ARE THE RESULT OF OUTSTANDING INSTRUCTION Graduates of Stevens High School have contributed gener ously to our reputation and in so doing have brought credit upon themselves and their Alma Mater. Northampton, Massachusetts Terrace Street Garage, Inc. E. T. CHASE. MGR. CLASS OF '19 PLYMOUTH SALES and SERVICE CHRYSLER 73 Terrace St. Tel. 850 E. T. CHASE MOTOR SALES, Inc. DODGE SALES and SERVICE PLYMOUTH 24-Hour Towing Service 235 Main St. Tel. 235 Claremont, N. H. Cor. South gl Clinton Sts. Tel. 307 Springfield, Vt. C A U D R E A U Furniture, Inc. HOUSEHOLD FURNISHINGS MOHAWK RUGS 16 Tremont Street Claremont R. L. PROVOST ...Jeweler . .. Compliments of C0ml0lim9UtS Of ' T h Q C L A R E M O N T S T E A M W'NTf'ZR'flETEL a LAUNDRY A. T. BATCHELDER, Prop- Mr. and Mrs. John LaPanne 38 Main St. Tel, 573 102 Pleasant St. Tel. 667 Compliments of- PLEASANT RESTAURANT DOROTHY MAUROYENIS - CLASS OF 1912 Pleasant Street - Claremont V X Claremont Cleansers and Dyers "Cleaners Who Clean Clothes Cleaner" FUR STORAGE Summer St. Claremont Tel. 80 QQ Claremont, New Hampshire Hosiery Headquarters Dry Goods and Accessories The Home of Washable Dresses Compliments of C'O'N'V'A'L AVIATION GAS HIGHEST QUALITY ON THE MARKET TANK-CARS-DIRECT-TO- YOU VALLIERE' PHARMACY THE REXALL STORE Phone 500 26 Pleasant St. Claremont Agents Whitman's Candies, Eliza- beth Arden Toilet Goods. Visit our Fountain and Booths for DELICIOUS DRINKS. atchis healre THE HOUSE OF BIGGER AND BETTER PICTURES CLAREMONT NEW HAMPSHIRE fompliments of Claremont Coca-Coa Bottling Co. lnc. Compliments Compliments of SHEEHAN'S of Restaurant THE CLASS OF A 1946 "We extend heartiest greetings to the Class of '42." Caffreyk Market R 0 O K A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE QUALITY PRESCRIPTIONS MERCHANDISE Nyol Products TREMONT SQUARE Hood's ICQ Cream TEL. 266 -- FREE DELIVERY 142 Main Street Tel. 51370 Compliments BLAIN MOTOR COMPANY 177 WASHINGTON ST. PHONE 708-W PONTIACS AND PACKARDS -Branches- SPRINGFIELD, VERMONT ' NEWPORT. NEW HAMPSHIRE CURRIER ELECTRIC Compliments of SHOP Phone 146-W 42 Pleasant Street Claremont ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING Home of Fashionable Clothes AND FIXTURES Karl P. Laundry, Proprietor Pleasant St. Claremont COMPIj:AENTS COMPLIMENTS BAYER'S DR. HODGKINS CLOTHING co. DENUST 12 TREMONT ST. CLAREMONT Our Heartiest Congratulations to the CLASS OF 1943 YoU Make No Mistake in letting US Fill Your Prescriptions. Q NEITHER DO WE Merit Clothing Co. Ns' S6 Pleasant St. Claremont I -gigtgguilgggglsai Compliments of The Gown Shop ROSE M. RILEY 635 Pleasant St. Claremont YOLINCS T A X I Tel. 777 o. H. YOUNG, Prop Opp. Town Hall THE FLOW ER SHOP Lillian Hooper A Corsage --- The Perfect Gift ' Hotel Moody Tel. 92 Claremont, N. H. I Compliments of Compliments of The D O M E N I C Caroline Stoughton BOCCIA B00k5h0P Fruit - Candy - Cigarettes 76 Pleasant St' Ice Cream and Sodas Claremont . . . . Compliments of . . . . CLAREMONT M L WOOLENS - RAYONS - AND UPHO L END STORE COTTON GOODS STERY L 84 Pleasant St. Claremont, N. H. +94 ef vw , Compliments of HOTEL MOODY CLAREMONT'S LEADING HOTEL good Luck '43 Carroll Cut Rate COSMETICS TOILET ARTICLES PATENT MEDICINES 34 Pleasant St. Claremont. COM PLIMENTS OF 0 9 F rederlck s CLAREMONT. N. H. --WHERE SMART WOMEN DISCOVER SMART CLOTHES" Lumber From Cellar to Garret Hadley if Hofstra SPOFFORD STREET Claremont, New Hampshire Compliments of FRANK BUSH Music Stuclio CONN INSTRUMENTS Claremont N. H SANlNION'S TAXI Trips Reasonable Main St. Tel. 420 Keating Insurance Agency 38 Pleasant Street - Phone 42-M - Claremont, N. H. Claremont Paper Company -Manufacturers of- CLAREMONT. KRAFT Claremont, New Hampshire Ecclesiastical Goods Em Kay Candles Everything in Musical Merchandise . 'fl . 5 i " i f5fi "wif f. Q, e, ,. ii v iii' . if ., it M .ef T A - Floating Water Lotus 'l i .J ehfff 41 PLEASANT STREET CLAREMONT, N. H. COM PLIMENTS OF THE WOMAN'S SHOP C. S. WARREN Pleasant Street Claremont, N. H. "HOME OF DOBBS HATS" DRESS and SPORT SHOES , Smart Styles Moderate Prices POWERS S H O E C O . 43 Pleasant St. Claremont QUIMBY G QUIMBY JeWeler's and Opticians "Gifts That Last" 30 Pleasant St. Claremont Tel. 387-W Compliments of ROCK-A-BYE BABY SHOPPE Bassinets and Bathinets Play Pens The Ideal Store for Children Exclusive Styles for Little Folks fSizes from Infants' to 6X5 Baby Carriages and Stroller Tires Put on While You Wait! Pleasant Street Claremont Parking Space In The Rear PORTRAITS CAMERAS Everything Photographic FRAMES FILMS The BANIS TER S TUCDIO IO Tremont Street THE DAILY EAGLE Extends Best Wishes To the graduating Class of '43 CLAREMONT WASTE MFG. CO. Extend their congratulations and best wishes to the Class of "'43" Stevens' Greenhouses R. I. STEVENS '24 N. W. DENSMORE '18 96 PLEASANT STREET TEL. 469 CLAREMONT Greeting Cards - Gifts - Stationery Office Supplies .l KlMBALL'S YOUR LOCAL STATIONER 40 PLEASANT STREET CLAREMONT Compliments of O. H. LEWIS COMPANY Distributors of TEXACO Petroleum Products TOUR WITH TEXACO- Telephone 854-W DEANE A. HILLIARD Doctor of Optometry Class of 1925 Compliments of Hodges Radio Shop V. W. H O D G E


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