Stockbridge Valley High School - Chieftain Yearbook (Munnsville, NY)

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'I' . +3 nfl' 4+ E+ 41+ JQCAQCQQQQ fs car oo 1 'Z Q UW W fm I3 Q N 'D .fd 3 If Ve :ca c o IHC mrmer Q, fag, fic 5f.,,2a,.f5T Q22 Jfgi SJW! W W QPYRCOI EPCC5 o Q9oLm,Ji wal- . BOARD OF EDUCATION STOCKBRIDGE VALLEY C. R. SCHOOLS MUNNSVILLE, N. Y. r A. J. Goubert, Pres. Arthur Trew Dru so Be Grant Fred Scott Ernest Foster Because of the defense needs of our Country, the schools will find it impossible to purchase materials for expanding facilities unless there is a most desperate need. Schools do have a priority rating which enables them to make replacements if available. The Board feels that we were very fortup nate in getting the much needed extension of facil- ities at the High School by the building of the Ag- riculture shop and two classrooms which were started last June and completed in November. Such a project could not be started now. In fact, some difficulties were encountered in obtaining materials at that time. final financing on the new addition will be completed before the end of the school year. The funds came from the following sources: N.!.A. Federal Government: Local current school balance on hand: Appropriations of current funds in last year's and in this year's school budget: balance of bond money on hand: and authorization to raise up to 86,000 in bonds. It appears now that considerable less than that will have to be raised, and next years tax rate will remain the same as it is at present. Yours very truly, A. J. Goubert 9 TOP ROW LEFT TO RIGHT--Doris Alberding, William Bennett, Marguerite Butler, Dorothy Denman, Hazel llphick. SECOND ROW--lalter Ierszt, Mabel Fryer, Ellen Gregg, Lillian Harriman, Lois Marshall, Alice Murphy, Howard Reynolds. BOTTOM R017--Frances Rohrmoser, Marian Rudd, Evelyn Venable, Zaida Weller, Naomi lharton, Carl lidger, A. G. Zeller. TEACHERS IN WAR TIME The teachers of our school systems have responded to the country's war time needs by voluntarily giving a considerable amount of their time and energy to various defense needs. 1. They are buying bonds and stamps. 2. They are preparing for first aid work by taking a very strenuous first aid course under Drs. Beach and Grant. 3. They spent from one to two weeks, nights after school and evenings, making an lvacuation Survey of our community at the request of the Madison County Defense Council. 4. Selective Service Board 1440 for the north portion of Madison County requested them to conduct the third registration in this community. This was done February 14, 15, 16 QSaturde,y, Sunday, Monday! from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. 5. The fourth registration April 25, 26, 27 QSaturday, Sunday, Monday! was also done by the teachers. 6. Trade Sugar Rationing was done on April 28 and 29 and Consumer Rationing by the full staff of teachers on May 4, 5, 6 and 7 after school from 3:30 p.m. to Pele 7. Gas Rationlng registration was done by the teachers on May 12, 13, 14. 8. Principal A. G. Zeller is one of the three advisory members of Madison County Selective Service Board 0441 and has devoted a great deal of extra time to this work. 9. Teachers assisted the Parent Teacher Association in making a Small Pox vaccination, Diptheria immunization survey of the town at the request of the State Health Authorities. 10. The women teachers are knitting and sewing for the Red Cross. 11. They will be called upon and will be found willing to do many other things in the defense of our country. 3 ALUMNI REUNION President.................... ... Stowell Pettit Vice-President.. ............. .. ... Clifford Bishop Iinancial-Secretary-Treasurer.... ... Helen Spaulding Correspondent Secretary........ ... June Stanton The Reunion this year will be centered about the classes of 1912, 1922, and 1932. Class of June 1912 Hrs. Harry Dungey Clrene LaHunionl Frank Love Roy P. Tooke Agnes Tren Irs. Myron Wood CAnna lhitneyl Class of June 1922 Mrs. Robert A. Clark Qllbertina Marshall, Mrs. Olin Buyea CLuc111e Hydel Mrs. Frances Bradley KPanline Boubertl Burroughs Marshall Carl Franklin Leroy Lamb Class of June 1932 Bula Hatalla Roxy Lynch Evelyn Miller Hrs. Melvin Frost Clarion Hsrringtonf Mrs. Walter Ferszt CHelen Zeller? Mrs. John Evans CRachea1 lcCaleD Keith Hlckox Ellis Colton Clarence Stanford Leland Hamrick Mary Diable Eva Mae Cummings Raymond Miller Mrs. Clarence Stanford Clary Dlablel 4 ALUMNI AND PQQMEQ STUDENT5 OF smcxemncse vnmav I-new-I so-nom THE Ar2mED'NFQlrQCE3 OF CUP? CQUNTQY The following former students and graduates of the Stockbridge Valley ligh School are in the Army or Navy. The list is probably not complete but we hams entered here the names of every former pupil whom we know to be in the armed forces. The school would appreciate hearing of any other former pupil serving our country whese name does not appear here. Many of them are already outside of the Continental United States, from Australia to lngland. !he Woutfits' they belong to are not here mentioned. Places where last heard from are given when known. Archie Bartlett Tort Bragg, Virginia Norman letsinger Ciergeantl With Air Force at Mitchell field Class of 1937 Robert Blshopp Tort Niagara, N. Y. William Braendle Claster Sergeant? Australia Wellington Carpenter Iceland ldmund Clark State of Washington? Some Island? Class of 1929 Mystery Man. lllis Colton CSergeant7 Tort Niagara Class of 1932 Iva llae Cummings Uecond I-eut.l State of Washington. Class of 1932 lerbert Dick Air Corps Technical School Miseissipni Robert lick Crrivate First Class? lawaii Robe rt Drake CCorpors,lD Class of 1937 loward Durant layaji Garcia William ldson CCorpora17 Coast Artillery Cla!! of 1935 Martha Mae Hendrickson CSecond Lieutl Hawaii, Class of 1935 Lui l N ff"27fCf fffcffox -fqvqmw Ruh- s Na+ !'fUlf7'7,Sf ff jiC1k2'1 -43 rife fff5 "7?1wn57L017 f"f0.r'f'!'7 Q., fiewgf 1f3fN0NS. ffehlrfc, K Sof -SEB!" i lug' .1 I Q , lx Dhmffe QSHQVGI Qi Car PGM +3 " pG+l ff' fm, S HJ 1' TL!! 5177161-'f'H3f0" ? A' gafffe Mf fu :sith Hmm: Ireland Class of 1932 Robert Hoyt Air Corps Technical School Mississippi Class of 1928 llartin Johns CSergeantD Class of 1935 lilliaa Jones lhereabouts unknown lathew lamp! Armored Force Fort Benning Georgia Edward Ielson CSergea.ntl Australia larold Kelson CCorpora1J Australia Class of 1934 Casper User KPr1vate First Class! British West Indies Class of 1939 Robert Lamb Virginia Class of 1935 George Miller fPrivate First Class! Australia Stanley Paflm fSergea.ntl Flying Squadron Panama Canal Zone Class of 1933 Stowe11 Pettit Class of 1940 Robert Pindar Class of 1936s Fort Benning Georgia Peter Rusyniak Transport Air Service South America to Africa Donald Shaver CCorpora1J Air Corps, Missouri Scott Smith Edward Splain Class of 1939 Carlton Thurston Hollis Thurston Lester Thurston Anton Tiller Class of 1934 Ted lhitford Clarins, Fort Benning, Georgia larines 'Camondo' Branch lhereabouts unknown lhereabouts unknown lhereabouts unknown lbrt Bragg, N.C. California Parris Island mama an , www rw' ,- fm i 3 ' W-J I ii, SENIOR CLASS SENIOR CLASS OF President Vice-President OFFICERS Secretary-Treasurer Corresponding-Se Clase Advisor ore tary 1942 Burel Love Marjorie Endriee George Basher Marjorie English Evelyn Venable CLASS COLORS Blue and Gold CLASS FLOWER Yellow rose and Forgetmenots CLASS MOTTO 'Today decides Tomorrow' HONOR STUD NTS Valedictorian Marjorie Towsley Salutatorlan Marjorie Endriee CLASS E LL George Basher Robert Bikoweki Charles Brockway Shirley Carpenter Ecile Carlwell Faye Cunningham Marjorie Endries Marjorie English Gertrude Fox v David Goff George Coetling Anna Kaelaner Leonard Hull Granton Jewett Kennieton Longbotham Burel Love ' Virginia Maine Beatrice Moot Evelyn Mowers Mary Schlick Bradley Shea Clinton Thurston Marjorie Toweley Fredrick Trew Mary 'BIUBTI Alecia laters Betty Whipple Dorothy Wilkinson 10 GEORGE BASHER Vocational Agriculture Basketball: Baseball: Ag. Club, Vice-Pres. '42: Ass't ld. Valley Breeze '41, Sport Id. '40, Iditor, '42: Sec- Treas. Senior Claes. ROBERT BIKOISKI Vocational Agriculture Basketball: Ag. Club, Pre . '42. CHARLES BROCKIAY Vocational Agriculture 4-H Club: Ag. Club: Basketball. SHIRLEY CARPENTER College Entrance Brass Quartette: Glee Club: Prize Speaking, '59: Band. EC ILE CARSIELL Comercial Talley Breeze FATE CUNN INGHAII Academic 4-H Club, Pres. '42: Cleo Club: Pres. Girl Scouts, '42: Student Council, '42. HARJORIE ENDRIES College Entrance Prize Speaking, '59: Sec. Junior Class: Vice-Pres, Senior Class: Senior Play: Hath. Prize: Latin Prize: Salutitorian: Valley Breeze. MARJORIE ENGLISH Vocational Homemaking Gorres.-Sec. Senior Class: Girl's Chorus: 4-H, Vice-Pres. '4O: Student Council '39: Valley Breeze: Prize Speaking! Softball. GERTRUDE FOX Vocational Homemaking Valley Breeze: 4-H. DAVID GOFF College Entrance 4-H, Vice-Pres. '38, Pres. '59, Treas. '41 Pres. '42: 4-H Club Congress: '39, '40, '4l: 4-H Council '42: Boy Scouts. GEORGE GOSTLING - Commercial Basketball: Baseball: Student Council '39: Valley Breeze. ANNA HASLAUER Vocational Homemaking Yalley Breeze: Glee Club: Student Council '39: Softball. LEONARD HULL Commercial Senior Play: Student Council '59: Student Council Play: Valley Breeze, Ass't Ed '42: Orchestra: Baseball, Ass't Manager '42: Basketball. GRANTON JEWETT Academic Boy Scouts: Band: 4-H Club Congress: 4-H: Senior Play. KENNISTON LONGBOTHAM College Entrance Senior Play: Student Council '41, Student Council Play '4G: Boy Scouts. BUREL LOVE Academic Pres. Senior Class: Treas. Junior Class: Pres. Soph. Class: Sec. Student Council '39: Valley Breeze: Boy Scouts: Baseball: Basketball: Library Club President '59: Citizenship Key '39. VIRGINIA MADE College Entrance Glee Club! Softball BEATRI CE MCOT Vocational Homemaking Student Council, Sec. Treas. '4l: Glee- Club: Valley Breeze Senior Play. EVELYN MOVERS Vocational Homemakihg Valley Breeze: 4-H MARY SCHLICK Vocational Homemaking Glee Club: Orchestra: Band: Valley Breeze: Student Council, '40 Senior Play: Home Bc. Play. '39. BRADIEY SHE-A Vocational Agriculture Student Council Pres. '42: Pres. Ag Club, '4l: Pres. 4-H Club, '4l: Valley Breeze: Pres. Junior Class: Pres. Library Club: Senior Play '41 '42 Citizenship Key '40 CLINTON THURSTON Comme rcial Student Council '41 Vice-Pres '42: Base- ball: Valley Breeze: Citizenship Key '418 Orchestra. MARJORII TOWSLEY Comme rcial Scholarship Key, '39: 4-H Club: Shorthand Key: Valley Breeze: Valadictorlan. FREDERICK TREW College Entrance 4-H Club Treas. '39, Pres. '42: Baseball, Ass't Manager '39. W he 1 BETTY WHIPPLE MARY WALTER5 Vocational Homemaking Vocational Homemaking 4-H: Valley Breeze: 4.H: senior play Homeelc. Play. DOROTHY WILKINSON Commercial ALECIA WATERS Vocational Homemaking Glee Club: Vice-Pres. Junior Class: Valley Breeze: Senior Play, Cheer Leader, '42. H-one-Ice ' SENIOR CLASS HISTORY The school term beginning in September, 1938, saw the advent of this class into high school. By the middle of our Freshmen year, there were 22 boys and 18 girls in our class. Marjorie Endries Joined our class in January. She won the first prize in the local girls' prize-speaking contest, and second prize in the county contest that spring. Burel Love received the citizenship key for the year of 1938-39. It was great to come back to school as Sophomores in the fall of 1939. There were 16 boys, and 17 girls, at the beginning of the term. Pearl Filson left our throng but a new member, Shirley Carpenter, took her place. In January, 1940, Patricia Jones, Shirley Herring, lloyd Relyea and Charles White joined us from the Freshman room. Burel Love was elected president of the class, Mary Schlick, vice-president, and Robert lyser, secretary- treasurer. Bradley Shea was awarded the citizenship key that June. We entered S. V. H. S. the next fall as Juniors. There were 17 boys and 14 girls in our class including 4 'sub-Seniorsn, Joseph Carlon, Carlton Eickox, Arthur Perkins and Glenna lilson who joined their own group in January. The class officers were: Bradley Shea, President: Dorothy Iilkinson, Vicefpresident: Marjorie Endries, secretary, and Burel Love, treasurer. The Junior Prom was held on May 9, 1941. It wasia very gala occasion and very successful! In June these honors were awarded our class members: Marjorie Endrd won the alumni prizes for Latin and Mathematics: Bradley Shea the athletic key, and Clint: Thurston received the citizenship key award, the third successive boy from our class to be so honored. Mary Walters came from Canastota early in our Senior year, bringing our total enroll- ment to 28, which incidentally is the largest Senior Class ever to attend 8. V. H. S. In the fall, we sponsored a magazine drive which gained us a profit of 3100. This helped toward the purchase of class rings. A Hallowe'en Dance and a Christmas Dance were a part of our Senior activities. On Iebruary 4th and 5th of 1942, the class presented a play entitled 'Mystery At M1dnight'. The Seniors co-operated with the Juniors in putting on a formal Spring Dance, May 1, 1942. Our Senior class elected the following officers: Burei Love, president: Marjorie lndriee, Vice-president: George Basher, secretary-treasurer and Marjorie English, Corresponding-secretary. Miss Venable has been our faculty advisor for 4 years. le owe a great deal of gratitude to her for her continued thoughtfulness in sch affairs. Our Class Day exercises were held friday afternoon, June 19th. The Baccalaurea service was Sunday night, June 20th and Commencement, Monday night, June 2lst. Thus endm The High School Days of the Class of 1942. 14 JUNIOR CLASS HOLL Top Rowfleft to right, Middle Row Bottom Row Virginia Aldrich Billie English Lorenzo llarshall Cora Briest Gene Griffin Alvin Hiller Leman Clark Patricia Jones Carol Orcutt Jane Gross Dorothy Iyser Richard Relyea Phyllis Cunningham Robert Iyser Kenneth Seamon Janet DeWolfe Ada Hay Marshall Halter Yell ' Posw GRADUATES Jane Carlon Eleanor Harrington Glenna Wilson I5 SOPHOMORE CLASS ROLL mop new Cleft to right? Third new Fern Bartlett Etola Brockway June Chappelle Marjorie Cronin Cabsentl Phyllis lewis Second Row Shirloy lastman Ella Poster Wava Xundorson Lena Kamp! Leonard Kohlos Arvino Love Joanna Marshall Lloyd Pafka Hoy Roher Dayton Smith Joan Smith Bernard Snell Bottom Row Joseph Splain Dann Tuttle Shirley lheelin Evelyn White George Whitfori David Williams FRESHMMI CLASS ROLL Top Rowfleft to rightb End Row 3rd Row Joyce Betsinger Beverly Dungey Joseph Jensen Dorothy Bikowski Douglas Greenfield Howard Lints Ruby Bas Hugh Griffin Lillian Maine Richard Chaires Margaret Gostling Charles Meakin Alice Dibble June Highers Calvin Mosher Mary Isbell Norma Phillips Earl Jacobs Jacqueline Platten 4th Row Bottom Row Harold Richmond Myron SchmidtkaCab Thelma Seamon Robert Shaver Charles Splain Eugene Splain Gene Thurston Harold Thurston ent, IT Ellen Tucker Roland Urben Geraldine Ward Margie Whiting Edith Wilson Roger Wilson Adrien Wright EIGHTH GRADE Top Row Cleft to right? 2nd Row 3rd Row Jean Ano Gordon Chafee Marian Heap Richard Bartlett Catherine Chappelle Mildred Hickox Ximena Bliss Orris Davis Gloria Hyland Evelyn Boylan Gerauldean Day Robert Jacobs Helen Braendle Donald Eddy Andrew Lawrie Phyllis Fearon Alma Foster Jacque Frost Cabsentl Ester Grow Donald Lee Douglas Marshall Roger Orcutt Harold Parmeter 4th Row Bottom Row Irene Perkins Charlotte Phillips Curtis Putnam Alice Richmond Claude Roher Betty Shea Richard Simons Joseph Snell Dorothy Smith IS June Stewart Shirley Stewart Jemes Suber Jean Thurston Ada may VanArnam Phyllis Westcott George Whitworth Earl Wright Marjorie Wright 1'- SEVENTH GRADE ROLL Top Row Qleft to rightl Third Row Robert Briest Floyd Chaires Robert Clark Ruth Clark Isabelle Coons Jane Englebrecht Catherine Franklin Second Row Donald Highers Frank Jones Hubert Lyman James larch Thomas March Fredric Marshall Janet Marshall George Mason Peter Mason Cabsent Carlton Meacham Ivan Moonen Robert Nodecker Robert Ortmann Cabsentl Richard Palmer Mary Reynolds Elsie Richmond Russell Seamon Stillman Smith Bottom How Herbert Snell Donald Stanford Laura Thurston Cabsent Norman Trew Lee Urben Glen Waters Margaret Ward Elenor Wright ,mg L1 . W! ,P Ml?- Q'in KfH's' 71, St am, ff Yw?N'g ,4,.p.f--1 lwlf"""""-n-.. x x 'JS' " '-' Q .CIYWJTJFC , X.. 1,4 1 jf Q -4' 2 I I . ,F 1 is-F qw QD 8 GI vK Blau I OP R M. , , -Q CFD , C K N 2 + X Ss N A ' 41 2 xg A J it t ski. X-f 913 X7 if Qi u X .Q sw -rem . STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council for the year 1941-42 was organized September 25, 1941 and included class representatives as follows: Seventh grade: Janet Marshall, Stillman Smith: Eighth grade: Helen Braendle, Douglas Marshall: Freshman: Dorothy Bikowski, Gene Thurston: Sophomore: Lena Kampf, David Williams: Junior: Cora Briest, Phyllis Cunningham, Alvin Miller: Senior: Faye Cunningham, Clinton Thurston and Bradley Shea. Officers elected were: president, Bradley Shea: vice-president, Clinton Thurston: secretary-treasurer, Cora Briest and Corresponding secretary, Lena Kampf. - Our first activity was sponsoring the Madison-Oneida League one-act plays, from which we netted S6l.44. We purchased new basketball suits and jackets in November, a bill of 395. At the beginning of the basket- ball season, we sold pencils with the schedule and players' names on them and booster pins. On April 16, we sponsored a movie program in the high school auditorium. Our total receipts and disbursements are as follows: Balance on September 1, 1941 523.67 Total receipts until April 20, 1942 222.08 Total disbursements until April 20, 1942 183.08 Balance on April 20, 1942 39.00 '70 l STOCKBRIDGE VALLEY AGGIES The activities of the Stockbridge Valley Aggies were carried out under the leadership if Robert Bikowski, president: George Basher, vice president: Richard Relyea, secretary: Billie English, treasurer and George Whitford, reporter. Several of the members of the Stockbridge Valley Aggies were kept busy during the summer nonths getting ready for the New York State Fair. Our chapter had the honor and pleasure of being chosen to work cooperatively with the Elbridge,znd Fabius F. F. A. Chapters, to put Jn the educational exhibit in the Boys' and Girls' Building at the State Fair Grounds. We received thirty-five dollars prize money for our efforts. Billie English, Kenneth Seamon, Bernard Snell and Harry Westcott went to the Annual Livestock Judging Contest at Delhi, August lst and 2nd, conducted by the Delhi New York State School of Agriculture. The group left Munnsville, July 3lst. On our trip to Delhi, we visited the Beechnut Packing Company in Canajoharieg the Museum of Natural History in the Educational Building, Albany, and the Howe Caverns. The Brookfield Fair and the State Fair found many of our members exhibiting projects, and taking part in judging contests. Many prizes were won on projects exhibited. Harry Thurston, Harry Westcott and George the Madison County F. F. A. Judging and 4-H Round-Up held in October at The dedication of the new Farm Whitford, represented the Chapter as a Judging team in contest, at Georgetown. They placed second. The F. F. A Munnsville, was the most successful one in several years. Shop, December 9, 1942, marked the day that all the boys nad been anxiously waiting for, from the beginning of school in September. We were all pleased to be able to move into one of the best farm shops in the State. We wish to express our gratitude and appreciation to our Board of Education and our Principal, Mr. Zeller. For the which are to tory Gardens Many of third year the boys have continued to buy cooperatively, certified seed potatoes be planted and used as projects this summer. We had lOOf enrollment for Vic- this spring. our winter and spring activities have been curtailed due t tb 1 iumber of Civilian Defense activities. 4 ' 0 'e ncreasing 23 HILL VALLEY GIRLS' 4-H CLUB The H111 Valley Girls' 4-H Club has held eleven meetings during the year of 1941 and 1942. Forty-seven members will complete their projects for the year. The youngest group of girls took 'Beginning Sewing' and made a skirt and two towels. The middle group studied 'What Foods to lat and lhy', and Wlggs for any Meal.n The oldest group of girls took 'Successful Dreseesn, which included the planning and construction of a usable outfit. The following officers were elected: president, Ada May Marshall: vice- president, Phyllis Cunningham: secretary, Cora Briest, and treasurer. Dorothy Kyser. The leaders were: Miss Marshall, Mrs. Hendrickson and Jane Garlen. They served very well as guides to their respective groups. During this year we have enjoyed several social activities: a Halloween Party, a Christmas party and a Picnic. le also had some practical demonstrations in First Aid by the County Nurse. A turkey dinner was served by us to the Scout Executives, to raise money for prizes for the County Round-Up. This is the tenth successful year for this Club and one hundred per cent of the members have completed their projects in the past seven years. This is a record to be proud of in any club, in addition to this fact, it is the largest Club in New York State. 24 BOYS' 4-H CLUB The activities of the Boys' 4-H Club were carried out under the leadership of Frederick Trew, president: Richard Bartlett, vice-president: Frederick Marshall, secretary: Roland Urben, treasurer and Rober Xyser, reporter. The members of the club were very active during the fall. Many prizes were won at the 4-H Round-Up, Morrisville, New York State Fair, Brookfield Fair and at the F.F.A. and 4-H Round-Up at Stockbridge Valley High School. Regular meetings have been held twice a month during the school year. Instruction has been given in dairying, poultry and gardening. le were privileged to have Professor Bltsford, poultry specialist: Professor Harold Wilman, dairy specialist and Professor Arthur J. Pratt, garden specialist, meet with us at three of our meetings. le have lOO5 enrollment for Victory Gardens. 25 BAND Our band though small has. we believe, caught the spark and understanding of playing instruments as a group. We lack many players such as clarinets, flute, oboe and trumpets. The latter depends on the number of clarinets in a band. For the third year. our music organizations are preparing to attend the Madison-Oneida League Festival. Members of the Band Are: Trumpets: David Williams, Itola Brockway, Beverly Dungey, Ella Foster. Clarinets: Granton Jewett, Gene Thurston, Roy Roher, Dawn Tuttle, Evelyn White. Saxophone: Dayton Smith. Sousaphone: Joseph Splain. Baritone: Claude Roher. Trombone Shirley Carpenter, Harold Thurston. French Horn: Joanna Marshall. Drums: Richard Greenfield, Robert Shaver. As a sideline, so to speak. a brass quartet was organized. In such a group, the players must be more proficient as well as independent, to achieve unity and a musicianly result. They cannot wait for help from their neighbor, but they them- selves must execute their parts. The members of this group are: lst Cornet: David Williams, 2nd Trumpet: Ella Foster. French Horn: Joanna Marshall, Trombone: Shirley Carpenter. ORCHESTRA The marjority of the Orchestra members are new this year, but we are slowly progressing. The orchestra consists of: Trumpets: David Williams, Etola Brockway, Beverly Dungey. Clarinetsz Gene Thurston. Roy Roher. Bass: Joseph Splain. Violins: Clinton Thurston, Alma Foster, Harold Richmond. Trombone: Harold Thurston. Cello: Calvin Mosher. French' Horn: Joanna Marshall. Drums: Richard Greenfield. The orchestra. also participated in the Parent-Teachers' Meeting and Music Festival. GIRLS' CHORUS Having difficulty in finding time for all the girls' interested in choral work to assemble, we have had a small girls' chorus this year. We are twenty strong and sing songs in two parts. oi-'ff 27 BASKETBALL - 1942 Stockbridge Valley High School enjoyed another successful basketball seasoz placing third in the Madison-Oneida League. Stockbridge won 5 and lost 5 league games. The games were as follows! SVHS - 17 Chittenango - 27 SVHS - 15 Chittenango - 43 SVHS Westmoreland 13 SVHS Westmoreland SVHS Verona 26 SVHS Verona SVHS Madison l5 SVHS Madison SVHS Vernon 33 SVHS Vernon During the basketball season Stockbridge Valley played 6 non-league games, winning 5 and losing l. Varsity players were: Bikowski, Gostling, M. Richmond, Love, Basher, and C. Splain fpart seasoni. The Junior Varsity season was also successful, S.V.H.S. winning 6 and losing 4 league games. In the non-league games S.V.H.S. won 3 and lost 3. The Junior Varsity players were! G. Thurston, G. Splain fpart seasonl, R. Greenfield, J. Splain, H. Thurston, Renwick, I. Splaln, lhitford, Mosher, H. Richmond, Chaires, lyser and D. Greenfield. ALL STAR PLAYERS Varsity! G. Splain, M. Richmond and B. Love Junior Varsity: Xyser, R. Greenfield and H. Thurston Coaches vs. Players: Gostling and Basher Total Points for the season were: S.V.H.S. ------------- ---- --------- 451 0pponents-- --------------------- -423 BASEBALL - 1942 The 1942 baseball team consists of the following players! C. Thurston, B. Love G. Bashar, I. Splain, J. Splain, G. Gostling, R. Greenfield, R. Relyea, A. Love, G. Splain, H. Thurston and G. Thurston. On May 12, Madison was the guest of Stockbridge Valley. In a wild and wet game Stockbridge emerged victorious 19 to 2. C. Thurston pitched a no-hit game against Madison, striking out 10 opponents while his mates collected a total of hits from two Madison hurlers. The second home game of the season on May 15, with Chittenango as visitors, proved to be a pitchers duel. C. Thurston pitching his second game in a week, pitched a 3 hit game while Tobin of Ghittenango allowed 4 hits. The final score was Stockbridge 3, Chittenango 2. S. V. H. S. after trailing 2 to O in the fourth, made the score 2 to l in the last of the fourth, 2 to 2 in the sixth and finally pushed the winning run across the plate in the last of the seventh with 2 outs. On May 22 we played at Madison the score was Stockbridge 7, Madison 2. Our winning streak was finally curbed by Ghittenango when we played there May 26. The score was 8 to 4 in their favor. This completes our baseball season for 1942. 29 GIRL SCOUTS le have two troops of Girl Scouts in Munnsvillez Troop 20 consists of ten very active members. Last September they won first prize of fifteen dollars at Brookfield Fair for the best exhibit. which was Astronomy. le thank Mr. Braendle for his valuable help. Troop 30 has twenty members, the active ones have advanced in their badge work, so that quite a few will receive the 'Curved Bar' award this year. Irma Longbotham has been the Captain of the two troops since 1938. The last two years she has been assisted by Lieutenants Betty and Rose Mary Brockway. '60 BOY SOGUTS The regular weekly meetings of Troop 00 were discontinued in March due to lack of sufficient adult leadership. Our Scout- master, Stowell Pettit, is now in the armed forces and is stationed at Fort Eustis, Virginia. Idward Splain, assistant scoutmaster has enlisted in the Marines. Nevertheless, the troop is still active and is taking part in the National Defense Program by collecting paper and scrap metal. Last summer several pounds of aluminum were collected during the drive. ' Several of the boys are planning to go to Scout Camp at laton Brooke this summer. Jacque Frost, Charles Meakin and Ivan loonen were the scouts who attended camp last summer. le hope to have a new Scoutmaster by fall so that we may resume our regular meetings again. 51 0. S. Y. DEFENSE TRAINING SCHOOL At the completion of the Farm Shop, Stockbridge Valley High School was given the opportunity to conduct an 0.S.Y. Defense Training School, in the evening for the out of school, farm youths of the area. Many of the young men of the area responded to the notices sent out, concerning the possibilities of such a school. As a result of the in- terest shown by the young men the O.S.Y. Defense School started February 9, 1942. Two ten week courses were offered. The first one being for Auto Mechanics, including the operations, care, and repair of tractors, trucks and automobiles. At the conclusion of the first course on April 19, the second course in Metal Work began, including welding, tempering, drilling, shaping and machinery repair. The periods of instructions were from 7:30 until 10:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Mr. Fred Speer of Vernon and Mr. Hugh Griffin of lunnsville were the instructors. Additional equipment needed to carry on the courses was purchased from the 0.S.Y. funds. The principal equipment purchased was a complete set of auto and tractor mechanic tools, a blacksmiths forge. an oxyacetylene outfit and a metal lathe. During the continuation of the courses several tractors and many pieces of farm machinery have been repaired. We feel sure that the young msn of the area who have participated in the courses given, will be better qualified to serve agriculture as it becomes increasingly mechanized. Approximately fifteen young men will receive certificates for satisfactorily completing both courses. hz J Q2 E A if K Q15 Q9 , ff!! 3 lr 7 Q , E YC5gN-1?-ESNEJHW I, THEING ' I + VEPTISEMENV CQAL LUMBER WOC'D ROOFING .. L.. E SJ Ijilfd CUSTOM szxwnme, PLANING eww POSTS gf--x MUNNSVILLE, NEWYORK PHON E 24 Z Z IVIUNNSV LLE LNEYONE CORPOPQLXTXON AGQICULTUFPAI. LINE M' XJATEF? CIQUSHED STONE INQUIQIE3 TELEPHONE INVITED 27 Tl I GRIFFS GARAGE I I-I.M.GRIFFIN. PROP- C0"'PU"'ENT5 GENERAL AUTO REPAIRING 76 ACETJ JF E AT?+CEL'E21qgIg?NELoLNc XUHOLLENBECK NX s. N AA. A. I DAY PI-IO E NIGI-ITP PHONE U" EEYSLNW SESJ A I 'C I A.C. EASTNAN I'IUNN5VII-I-E CONTRACTOR CO-OP GLF SERVICE PLUMBING G.E.sTovES I PQULTQY EQUIPMENT HEATING REFRIGERATORS ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES FAMILY FOOD JAMESWAY BARN EQUIPMENT I FARM SUPPLIES MUNN3VlLLE,NEW YORK FEED q'Vo SEED PHONE 2165 FERTILIZER I 1 'I ROBERT TOWNE CHEYN5 5 GENERAL MERCHANDISE I2 SrocKBRLoQE,NEw yomq SHOP A A PHONE 2595 A NUNN SVILLE N. . .. PA WE '- L L. V5 ' Y THE DRUG MAN FISI-IINGTACKLE EJHQNE 259' 'AN OLD FRIEND IN A Newp.Acs? LE ST E F? CI-IAPIN ATLANTIC SERVICE STATION In IRVL-T5 SERVICE STATION sooo GULF GAS LUNCHES N CANDY 'SSODAI I.A.WILS0N,PROI?'N- PHONE ZZBZ CHEVROLET SALES H.G.I:ROS'T', PROP. R ESQOENCE PHONE GPigQ?E 2. 94- MuNNsvu.Le, New Yomc NELSON I-4. CLAQK I INSURANCE Q REAL ESTATE MUNINEVILLEJXIENJ YQRL5- STOXJETS MARKET QUALITY F000 :Fon PL: me-li-TS f"IUNN5VTST.L E HQTE L COMPUMENTS 'No Faamcu N srong Pl-10N-Q-1.44-I KATHERINE BuRKE,DRoPe p COMPIS?-M5NT5 pp,TQO NQZE MARGARET COLCLOUGH OUR ADVERTISERS p Pegg Bernard S. to his girl friend from the Curious fly city: 'Next I will tell you how we Vinegar Jug shock wheat.' Slippery edge Girl friend. 'Dear me. Should I listen Pickled bug to th1s?' gggggg lg!! Fred T. 'I wish I had a nickel for Mary had a little lamb Given her to keep It followed her around until It died of lack of sleep The top sergeant lined up the draftees after a day of drilling. 'Any of youse guys know anything about shorthand?' Seven eager volunteers stepped forward. 'O.K.,' grinned the sgt. ' eport to the kitchen. Gookey says he's short-handed on dish-washere.' Buddy M: 'Did you hear about the man who drank gasoline for wh1skey?' Arvine L: 'No' Buddy M: 'Now instead of hicking, he honks.' Kenny S. 'I know a man who can grab Joe Louis right under the chin, stretch him out and make him like 1t?' Evelyn M. 'Aw. come off! lho is 1t.' Kenny. 'His barber.' Burel L. 'D'Ja ever hear the story about the two men?' Fred T. 'No, what?' Burel. 'He-he.' George W. 'What was the explosion on Jacque's farm?' Ivan M. 'He fed his chickens some lay- or-bust feed and one of them was a rooster.' George B: 'Ihat did I make in that test?' Miss Venable: 'M1stakes.' every girl I've klssed.' Geraldine: 'lhat would you do, buy a package of gum?' lr. Reynolds Crapping on deskl 'Order please!' Voice from Back Row. 'Pepsi-Gola for me.' Miss Murphy in Health Claes: 'Name three articles containing starch.' Irene P: 'Two cuffs and a collar.' lr. Zeller: 'lhy are you late this morn- ing?' Rich G: 'I fell down a sta1rway.' lr. Z: 'That ought not to have taken you so long.' Eugene S: 'Did you hear bout the man who fell out of an airplane?' Bob S: 'How unfortunate.' Eugene 8: 'Yes. but there was a haystack directly below--' Bob: 'How fortunatel' Eugene: 'Yes, but there was a pitchfork in the haystack---' Bob: 'How unfortunate!' lugene: '!es, but he d1dn't hit the pitch fork--' Bob: 'How fortunate!' lugene: 'Yes, but he didn't hit the hay- stack, e1ther!" Dear Doug: Come tomorrow evening sure. Papa is at hone, but he is laid up'wl a very sore foot. See? Beverly Dear Bev: I can't come tomorrow evening. I'm laid up on account of your father sore foot. See? Doug th 'e


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