Stoneham High School - Wildlife Yearbook (Stoneham, MA)

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ln Spite of Industrial and Financial Conditions During The Past Month M. C. S. A has not been able to fill nearly all the positions that have been offered to its young men grad- uates. A long list of young women, graduates of M. C. S., have likewise been placed in pleasant and profitable positions. In short, young men and women with M. C. S. training are sure of congenial and lucrative em- ployment. After training We can place YOU'too. Ask for our catalog. New Students Begin Any Monday Malden Commercial School Walter Leroy Smith, President 156 Pleasant Street Malden, Mass. Founded 1904 hr Anthrntir VOLUME XXXI JUNE l9l5 NUMBER 3 PUBLISHED BY THE JUNIOR CLASS OF THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL STONEHAM. MASS. Une ,Autlyentir Qihiinrial Staff Editor-in-Chief, Karl H. Craigie Athletic Editor, Lester M. Healey Assistant Editor, Charles C. Kerwin. Joke and Local Editor, Tracy Andrews Literary Editor, Helen L. Carter Stqf Artist, Russell S. Colley Military Editor, Wesley A. Fisher Ulises 'fhitnrs 1915, Dustin Downs 1917, Josephine Cogan 1916, Ruth A. DeMings 1918, Ruth Chamberlain Pehating From present indications the forming of a Triangular Debating League, as suggested by an AUTHENTIC editorial, is an assured fact. Committees from Wakefield, Reading and Stoneham have met three times and definite plans are now under way. Mr. Clyde W. Carter of Stoneham has been elected as General Committee Chairman and Mr. Turner of Reading as Secretary. A constitution is now being drafted and will shortly be submit- ted tor the signature of the different societies comprising the league which ls to be known as the Middlesex Triangular Debating League. Thevtlrst annual Interclass Debate, between teams representing the Sophomores and Jlmiors was held in Assembly Hall, on the evening of May 21, 1915. The question was, Resolved: That the fraternity is undesirable in the secondary schools of our country. The Junior team, upholding the negative side, won the debate, and re- ceived the loving cup presented by the Washington Club for the best team. The Junior team consisted of Geo. Sargent, Capt., Clyde Carter, Wesley Fisher, and Karl Craigie, Alternate. Mr. Wesley Fisher of the Junior team' won the G. W. Bell medal for the best individual debater. The Sophomore team consisted of George McDermott, Capt. Lemuel Childs, Bruce Whiston, and George Atkinson, Alternate. I The presiding otilcer was Mr. Jas. J. McDonald, Pres. of the Webster Debating Society. The judges were Principal Chas. J, Emerson, Superintendent A. B. Webber and Mr. Walter Gorham. 3 The Sinxwlynm 'High Srhnnl ghrlhvniic k ll- I lu ll' un ' ' ' 1 gn all 15 . V i ' ,I I - 1 I 1 V i K 21135152 313311 Finnegan . . ...... ...... U .382 Every baseball team must have a Ryder ' '380 few had years. This year was Stone- Martm ' " ' '366 ham's. The fact that quite a few Temple "" ' '346 veterans were lost by 'graduation to- McDonald ' '324 grther with the fact that injuries laid Demvsey " ' '256 up some of the players, helped put us Conway " 254 out of the running. Healey " ' '230 The team started off with new uni- forms, thanks To the girls and the Athletic Association. They won the first game from Saugus 8 to 5. One of the most interesting of the league games was the one with Win- chester. Stoneham took the lead at the start, batting out four runs from Mathews in the first inning. They kept the lead until the seventh, when Winchester scored four runs tlirou-gh errors in the outheld, Winning the game 6 to 4. On May 12, the nine took their old rivals, Wakefield into camp by a score of 4 to 2. Temple pitched a fine game, keeping the opponents' hits well scattered. The team has great need of a coach. In many of .the games it has ontbatted its opponents and then lost. Also many good chances to win games have been lost through plays which a coach would have prevented. It seems a pity that such a good bat- ting team should not have the proper coaching. Though the kindness of Mr. T. R Healey, a beautiful silver cup was of- fered for the player securing the highest batting average in more than tive league games. The following column shows the final averages. McGa.h . . ............. ...... . 200 Longnlore .... The competition was even more close than the figures show, as both Ryder and Martin came within a hair's 'breadth of dcposing Finnegan, as the champion in the last game. The school, as well as the team owes its thanks to Mr. Healeyj The recent controversy between Stoneham and Woburn High has finally been settled in Stonehanfs favor. Judge Morton, in rendering the iinal decision refused to allow the case to go to a higher court as Woburn desired it should. .120 Track The team and the school deeply re- gret the loss of Capt. 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You must do it all yourself. Don't imagine that your superiors are going to help you to rise in the world. They are working for their own advancement,-not yours. If you expect a big j-ob when you get into the world-you will be obliged to work for it! The man who wills can do anything he determines to do. You must not let others do it for you. In doing it yourself, your brain power will expand, and you will ibe a bigger man for doing it. And so, be self-reliant-do it yourself-and you will succeed. Cigarette smoking has been universally condemned 'by scientists and learned men. Thomas Edison tells us that it has a violent action on thc nerve centers. It also produces degeneration of the brain cells, which hap- pens very rapidly among growing boys. This degeneration is permanent and uncontrollable. As a result of smoking the brain acts more and more slowly, and the nervous system is paralized. Boys who are in the clutch of the cigarette habit become its slaves. They cannot put their minds on their work. Boys think they can smoke a little now and then and stop when they please. They don't understand that the continued use of cigarettes weakens their will so much, that when they want to stop, they cannot. Smoking lowers etliciency in all lines, thereby undermining the victim's future. Business men prefer non-smokers as their employees, for an habit- ual smoker is both morally and physically inefllclent. The cigarette strikes a direct blow at the most vital organ of the body -the heart. For this reason it is dangerous for the cigarette addict to en- gage ln athletics. The boy with a weakened heart is more lla-ble to suc- cumb to tuberculosis or other acute disease. ' The relation ot tobacco, especially ln the form of the cigarettes, to opium and alcohol is very close. A boy starts smoking before he begins drinking. He is likely to resort to alcohol to soothe the muscular unrest received from the cigarette. From alcohol he goes to morphine for the same reason. Cigarettes, liquor and drugs are the logical and regular series. "I am not much of a mathematician," said the cigarette, "but I can add nervous troubles to a boy: I can subtract from his physical energy: I can divide his mental powers: I can multiply his aches and painsg I can take Interest from his work, and discount his chances for success." 5 imp ,stanelpmr High School Authentic A 7 it rr a ry :Pm Ebcperiment in Zffhlxnatinn Qfirst Qinnnx-I-liha ,Stefxms A "God didn't create Provincetown," said an old native once to Charles Burton. "It washed there." It might be said with equal significance that out of the bed of Lake Michigan was washed up Gary, Indiana, a city whose site was so sandy and drear that wmhen a few years ago, a moving picture concern wanted a iilm showing a. scene in an African desert, camels and all the necessary para- phernalia were sent to Gary. Where seven years ago there was a population of a scanty three hun- dred, the United States Steel Corporation has caused to spring up a bustl- ing city of forty thousand, modern in every respect. As its population, representing thirty nationalities, increased, the few schools proved insuillcient to meet the new demands. Something had to be done. When Mr. Wm. A. Wirt, the newly elected Supt. of Schools, was asked his opinion of the schools already built, he said, "Well, you've made an ex- ceedingly bad beginning." . "Why, they're built on the most modern American lines," the steel men protested. "Exactly," replied Mr. Wirt, "that's just what's the trouble with them." He then explained his plan of an ideal school. When they understood that his system would do the Work of three modern American schools, they were moved by this demonstration of 60011011152 And so it happened that Gary obtained the finest school system in the country, not because it was so rich, but because it was so poor. Under this system, the kindergarten, primary, grammar, high school and two years of college are in one school. This, in a large measure, solves the problem of pupils' leaving school, for as there are no graduations from grammar to high school, the pupils find no convenient stopping places. They are promoted by subjects rather than by grades: for example, in mathematics. a pupil might be in the eighth grade, while in Latin he might he a. sophomore in high school. This feature is ibetter economically, for it is cheaper to have completely equipped centers than to duplicate such equipment in many smaller centers. Nowadays, 'boys and girls have too much time on their hands, 1 con- dition which leads many to habits of vice and idleness. In Gary, this sit- uation is met by the fact that the school day is from nine until six and E Ulla Slnnehmn High ,School ,Authentic that a third of that time is spent in the jolliest and healthiest supervised play. Of the other two-thirds, one is given to academic work and one to the learning of some useful art or trade. In other words, the Gary idea is to substitute the supervised play in .the schools for the non-supervised play in the streets. ' - School is compulsory five days a week for ten months, but the building is kept open the year round. The pupils may take their long vacation any season of the year they please. It is both surprising and interesting to know that over one-half the scholars come back on Saturdays, evening and vacation quite as much for their studies as for their sports. The school plant is utilized evenings largely -by adults and older boys and girls, who work in the mills. Theatres, plays, and supervised dancing are also held in the school certain evenings of the week. This ideal school includes beside the academic equipment, a play- ground, garden, park, school farm, social center, library, and a work-snop in charge of trade-union masters where carpentry, cabinet making, plumb- ing, housepalnting and practically all the important trades are taught. The girls have classes in all branches of domestic science. The teachers are specialists, who teach one subject only. The old-fash- loned grade room, where the children recited all their lessons to the same worn out teacher, has been abolished. There is a room where arithmetic is taught, others are occupied exclusively with English, Latin and so on. The playground, workshop, and classrooms are always tilled. One third of the children are at play, one-third are in the shops, and one-third are in the classrooms all of the time. 'When the division which ls in the class- rooms has iinished its studies, it passes out to play: those in the shops, in turn, come in to till the classrooms, and those who were at play go into the shops. -School is thus a succession of work and play. As said before, economy is manifest, for just three times the number of pupils may be accommodated in a school of this kind as in the ordinary American school. , If a child is deficient in arithmetic, he may for a few days give up his play, remain in the same room for the next period and have the work over again with the incoming class. In Gary, the individual child is trained and the studies are -fitted to his needs, instead of the -child trying to adapt himself to studies perhaps wholly unsuited and distasteful to him. , Once in a while a lad presentshimselt at the principal's office announc- in-g that he is going to leave school. "Why, John, what's the trouble?" the principal asks. "Are you tired of your studies?" "Yes, I am," replies John. "What would you like to be, John?" "Well, sir," answers John, "I think l'd like to be a plumber." "That's a good trade, my boy," the principal agrees. Then he suggests John drop his studies and devote all his time'to learning the trade in the plumber's shop. Perhaps John finds out that he doesn't like plumbing. If so, he can test the Work in all the different shops until he Ends a trade suited to his tastes, 7 Uh: Sinnzlyxm High ,School LAxdl-gexuii: He has the advantage of being able to experimentiin school, and does not in after life have to drift from job to job-forever seeking but never finding the Work for which he is 'best fitted. The different shops are not only self supporting, but are an annual source of income to the schools, for the boys learning the different trades do the entire repairing. The school grounds which are divided into two parts, one for the girls and the other for the boys, are kept immaculate by them. In each part are swimming pools, sand pits, tennis courts and, in fact, every con- ceivable kind of playground apparatus and equipment which has been almost entirely planned and built by the pupils. Woe to him who molests any shrubbery which they have planted in the rich, black soil. One remaining feature deserves brief mention. Mr. Herbert Roberts, who visited the schools, in a spirited report, says in part: One of the basement rooms in the Emerson school bears the legend-- Boyville Council Chamber K Mayor and C1erk'S Oilice. Inside is a semi-circle of aldermanic chairs with the mayor's siege d' honneur at the top. Here the representative council of Boyville, elected by the duly qualified voter, meets and passes its law. The other day, it passd ft law making the kids cut out going over people's vacant lots in the school neigh- borhood. Did it themselves. The boys called for more garbage cans for Gary and a stricter enforcement of the cigarette law. The fact of the busi- ness is that in live years' time, the kids of Boyville will be running that town of Gary and running it right. ln live years the Gary schools will own the whole works and everybody in it." Truly, the Gary Schools are an "alma mater," a fostering parent in the good old Latin sense of the Word. . ' The Maman nf 'igesterhag zmh filnhag Sermtb Qinnur-Faiherhe BXTSEUU We are told by wtise men that we can know only by contrast. After we have tasted something bitter, we know by contrast what is sweet if we haveexperienced pain, we understand pleasure. Consequently, it is often well to contrast our lot with that of people who have lived under less for- tunate conditions. Girls, can you carry yourselves back in imagination about two hundred years? Imagine yourself strolling to school with your sister of yesterday- not to learn the three R's, reading, 'ritin.g, and 'rithmetic, as your ibrothers do : but to learn only the househld arts of cooking, knitting, weaving, gar- ment making, and the like. After completing this narrow system of education what future do you face? Splendid courses in universities, seminaries or business colleges? Oh, no! Your task is to win a husband. You must first flll a chest with mhz ,5lnuelyam Qliigh School Qxulhentl: clothing to be used in your future domestic lifeg not until this is done may you be married. It is then by no means a hard task to wln a husband- bachelors and old maids being objects of much contempt. At one time there was in Boston a very ancient old maid of twenty-five summers, who was looked at terribly askance. . Your husband won, your woman's task of home making is exceedingly dillicult. Not only must you feed your family, but also spin and weave the cloth wherewith to clothe them all, mould the candles, and compound Your own medicines, some of which seem very queer in comparison with our present scientific methods of treatment. For instance, a sure remedy for rickets I must impart to you. Take a -bushel of snails and boil them in fbeer, add to this a. quart of earthworms nicely cleaned and sliced, add also many herbs and boil the whole ln a gallon of ale. This remedy is fully approved by the learned doctor of your village. Your children brought up and mar- ried, your task is ended and so tired, so wearied, so worn out by life's bur- dens are you, that you can not enjoy the short rest remaining for you. This little glimpse into the lives of the women of yesterday surely makes us revel in the fact that we are women of the present. I need not point out the contrast-schooldays tllled with sports, soclals, and interesting. work: youth with its Elorius 0DD0Y1l1lI1iti9s ln every fleld of activity: domestic life with its tireless cooker, its "wet wash," and its wo- man's club. K It is one of the glories of our age that the Woman of average powers can use these opportunities. But what of the woman of unusual ability? Must she hide her candle under a bushel just because she is a Woman? Ah, no! Witness Jane Addams. The thought of her brings with it inevitably the thought of Hull House. Before she was seven years old her father, a miller, had occasion to take the little girl with him to a. mill ln the poorest quarter of a, little city. "'W'hy," Jane inquired, "do People live in such horrid little houses, so close together?" After listening thoughtfully to his reply she an- nounced with much firmness: "VVhen I grow up I shall of course, have a large house, but it shall not 'be built among other large houses, but among horrid little houses like these." Has Miss Addams succeeded. Let us ask a policeman of that district what Hull House, the great Chicago settelment, means to him. "I have e very easy job of it," he replies. What does she mean to a lonely girl? She provides a place for enjoyment for reading and for entertainment. She is a big sister always ready with sympathy and advice. The little street urchin replies that he can enjoy at Hull House all the games dear to a boy's heart without interruption, and can even learn a trade there. Indeed. I-lull House ls of infinite value to every person in Chicago, and Jane Addams has made it what it is. Books could be fllled with the splendid service of such Women as Anna Howard Shaw, Albion Fellows Bacon, and Frances A, Keller-but gil'lS. lsn't it due to be living today? "I am sorry to have to do this," said Johnny, as he spread jam on the cat's face, "but I can't have suspicion pointing its finger at me," 5 A 5111: ,Stomhaxu High School Quthmiic apt-uplyecg of the Glass nf 1515 Harman Q2 Hunt Kindly give me your attention, Vifake from dreaming, rouse from naps, For we know that rhymes from reason Very frequently will lapse. And I'll weave for you a. story, 'Tls a 'tale as yet untold Of this class of nineteen fifteen Of the Purple and the Gold. But, before I start this story ' Let me whisper in your ear That I live in nineteen hundred In its thirty-second year. On the High School lawn last evening There were gathered in a mass A brilllant, happy company, This same graduating class. Time had placed its mark on each one, Each brow had its line of care, But from this their grand reunion Naught detained them, all were there. On the old steps I was standing' Somewhat early at my post, Yet better earlier than later, Punctuality's my boast, And, as twillght's shades Memory wandered thro' And I thought of those old All their hopes and all descended the years. school days, their fears. 'Twas September, nineteen 'leven, Over twenty years ego, When some tlfty grinning Freshmen To our High School had to go. 'Twas the oft-repeated visit, And they came from near and far, "Lordly ln their lack of wisdom, Saucy as some new-born star." Through four busy years they tarried, To the teachers it was joy, For such studlousness was never Seen before in girl Ol' boy. They demonstrated crafty problems, Chased the French verb from afar, Scribbled shorthand, English, German, Hit the typewriter, key and bar. Then, their graduation over, They had gone into the world, And through the hfteen years that fol- lowed, By Iife's blllows tossed and whirled, They had wished for a reunion Where they all could meet once And renew their youth together, Tell experiences by the score. UIOFB As I stood, thus musing ever, The hrst guests came up the road, They were Finnegan and Hamill, Chief inventors for the "Ford." Their sparkless spark plug never misses, Of it, they are justly proud, Driving them was their mechanic, Our friend, Daniel N. McLeod. Mildred Gould and Florence Loughlln VVere the next ones to arrive, Famous kindergarten teachers, To latest methods quite alive. Dorothy Burgess, the noted author, Brought along her latest book: Following came Martha Louis, The world noted pastry cook. As the old familiar faces Joined the ever increasing throng, Swelled by a swift stream of autos, Peerlesses and Packards long, I realized to what extent ' Each one had made his mark, How the' world had rung their praises From the "North End" to "the Park." In the history of the Nation There shine forth these names of note, Harold Eugene Moses Bancroft, President by sweeping vote. Our Chief-Justice, James McDonald, Has ponderous tact and strength ol' ' will, Yvhile as governor of Massachusetts Merle Farr, sits on Beacon Hill. As ambassador to China We have Woodman Walter Clough, How he put down opium smuggling Poor old China won't avow. Hattie Spooner's strong for suffrage, Her activities stir the "Hub," All reporters note her doings From star man to merest cub. Cogan's Compound Soothing Syrup, Plus Keenan's Klllsure Liver Pills. Cure all things from gout to colic, Free the path of man from ills. IU ' Uh: Sinnzlgaxn gig!! School ,-Autlpnfic Meehan manufactures .matohes, Which may be used for foods as well. Instead of wood he uses meat scraps With Mahn's Canned Soups they are quite swell. Suddenly a shout of welcome Rent the air with accents loud. And a sound of smothered laughter Rlppled through the merry crowd. Geraldine Octavia Duplln, Mlrth is stihed ln my throat. Gone are all the frills and ruflles, Gone indeed the tango coat. Her husband is a minister, An eminent D. D., And she's a model housewife, Whose children number three. She brought the youngsters with her, Likely lot as e'er were seen: "The hand that rocks the cradle Rules the nation"-Geraldine! The Surgeon-General of our army, Is our old friend Tom McGah, Mary Alice Dunn. the actress, Is Belasco's latest, star. Muriel Jackson is a modlste QDeslgns gowns that ladies weary And the bills she sends in later Make the husbands tear their hair. "Art is long and time ls fleeting" Buy of Comn--take no chance, He it ls who knows the Masters Tells a Rembrandt at a glance. Famous ls he through the natlon, New rich flock for his advice, And when they've swallowed his oplnlon Then they have to pay his price. Katherlne Prescott slngs In opera, Andmlakes concert tours abroad, Accompanied by a special orchestra. Which ls led by Olive Ward. Among the many "Bears" of Wall St., Winthrop Elliott is a "Bull," Flnancier and polltlclan he. With a secret lnslde "pull," Keith and Worthen, In New Jersey, Have done great work as engineers. Since they rid that state of "skeeters" They are said to have no peers, While ln Washington, Miss Owen Tests the breakfast foods we eat, She can tell you very shortly Xvhlch ls sawdust. which ls wheat. Vida Stevens-Dean of Wellesley- My! Her dlgnity's appalling, Yet undoubtedly she needs it, Quite the thing ln such a calling. Joseph Canning-Dancing Master, Steadles "Trots" to stately steps, Standardlzes the new dances, From awkward youths turns out adepts. ' Wvhen you want to send a package By express instead of freight. Go and telephone the company Known by all-Conway and Waite. "Speed-Not Comfort," that's their motto, . So if lt's something that might break Get it insured-Collect your money, At smashing things they take the cake. Mildred .Taqulth's in the "movies," 'And Charlie Chaplin, star of yore, No longer's known: lt's "Mildred's Makeups" That make you laugh until you'ro sore. At the Chlldren's Hospital-Helen Hutchins Strengthens the weak and cures the lame, In her spare moments when oft duty She's learning how to .spell her name. A circus magnate, Dempsey is, His diamonds make us blink, He owns the Greatest Show On Posters done in lurid ink. Now--as ever-Jlm's one mission .Is to make sad mortals smlle, He's fulfilled his great ambition, Incldentally "made his pile." Earth, Dr. Sargent once, in Cambridge, Had a very noted "Gym," And 'tis there "Professor" Hinchcliffe Long ago succeeded him., Ermle's a favorite with the ladies, Caters to their wish or whim, Instructs them in the art of walking, Teaches Radcliffe girls to swim. Alice Stevens, Annie Raymond- Court stenographers-agreed Are all their lawyer patrons That they have phenomenal speed. Bachelor maidens-who'd have thought it, But the future there's no guessing ' 11 lows: George Sargent, Ulye Sionehanz Qiigly School ghttlgentic In the Held of Matrimony Each is stlll an unclaimed blessing. Then we had another banquet, Said "Good-night"-and started home. Dustin L. Downs lives in Switzerland, The Bible says that prophet's laurels Where he manufactures cheese, Ever came from countries far, The brands he makes are chosen And that glimpses through the fu- By people High up in the Alps is hard to please. his factory ture's veil Sometimes most hazy are. On a. ledge resembling a. shelf, lVhen the product is too solid But if we cling to what ls right He bites out the holes himself. We cannot go far wrong, It seemed good, at that reunion, To shake old friends 'by the hand, Good to strengthen bonds of friendship, And so naturally we planned To meet each other often In the years that were to come, And success will be our just reward Thouglloften the way seems long. And if or not I've guessed arlght When our final fortunes told God blessed our Class-Nineteen Fifteen, , The Purple and the Gold. gllflilitarg Hates This year the annual Prize Drill of the Stoneham High School Battalion was held in the new State Armory, headquarters of H Co. 6th Re-gt, MVM. The exhib'ition was met with great applause, both companies showing up well. The cup given to the best drilled Freshman was won by Louis Gerrlsh. The cup given to the Lieutenant Downes commanding, to the house with scarlet fever. 1st prize: best drilled company was won by B Co., Capt. Elliott at the time, being confined The individual medals were won as fol- Paul Martin, 2nd prize, John Gallagher, 3rd prlzeg Wesley Fisher, Honorable Mention. The Stewart Medal, 'given to the one who had the best school record and for military bearing, was won by Wesley Fisher also. ' The High School Battalion turned out with the Memorial Day parade, May 31st. Better time was made this year as the Grand Army Veterans rode in automobiles. In the parade was a company of Naval Brigade from Boston. Lieutenant Copeland commanding. a.fI'hey showed up well and put much spirit into the other companies, but they were not the whole show. for H Coqwere among the headliners. After the parade the 'tweary walkers" sat down to an excellent dinner served by the Ladies' Relief Corps, Ladies' Auxiliary and the Daughters of Veterans. Since our last issue, the Rifle Team has gained new honors. It en- tered the State Matches, competing successfully with Sprlniglleld, Brook- line and Lowell for the State Tropbyf This is a magnificent gold-lined, sil- ver cup, standing about twenty inches high, and one of the iinest cups ever held here. It was given by the Du Pont Powder Company of Delaware. Each man received an individual bronze medal, these being presented at the Memorial Exercises in Assembly Hall. The medals and cup were present- 12 5111: Slauzham School Authexdic ed by the team coach, Capt. Stewart, H Co., 6th Regt. MVM., in the capacity of judge of the National Rifle Association, In this state match Mgr. Paul. Martin succeeded in accomplishing the feat of equaling the world's- record with a perfect score, he being the second member of the team who has done it this year, and Capt. McGuire the other, The team was also entered in the Astor Cup Matches, for the inter- scholastic ehampionship of the United States. The scores turned in for this match were very high, the team total being 983 from a possible 1000. This score won the cup for the team, the nearest score to it being 973 by Iowa City: and other large high so ools and some military academies were pitted against us. Each mem-ber o the team will receive 9, silver medal, and the school will hold the Astor Cup for one year. The letters were given out to the team and the following received them: Mgr. Paul Martin, Capt. Herbert McGuire, J. Thomas McGah, James Mc- Donald, Claude Ryder, Wesley Fisher and Wendell G, Smith. 5. E. S. Battalion 1915-15 Major Wesley Fisher. Co. A. Capt. lst Lieut. Russell Colly. 2nd L-leut. John Gallagher. 1st Sergt. Paul Martin. Arthur Keenan. Wendell Smith. George McDermott. William Sloan. Corporals. Paul Gritlln. Robert Hale. Francis Forest, Silas Lewis. 2nd Sergt. 3rd Sergt, 4th Sergt. 5th Sergt. Adj. George Sargent. Co. B. Capt. Edward Newhall. lst Lieut. Karl Cralgie. 2nd Lieut. Walter Carey. 1st Sergt Tracey Andrews, 2nd Sergt. Charles Kerwin. 3rd Sergt. Harold Longmore. 4th Sergt. Bernard Cogan. 5th Sergt. Paul Newth. Conporals. Carroll Hamil. Ralph Mercer, Louis Martin. Wilbur Barker. l .1..i- The Senator and the Major were walking up the avenue. The Sena- tor was more than middle-aged and considerably more than fat, and, dearly as the Major loved him, he also loved his joke. - The Senator turned with a pleased expression on his benign countenance and said: "Major, did you see -that pretty girl smile at me?" b "Oh, that's nothing," replied his friend. "The first time I saw you I laughed out loud!" - Most of us think we will leave a big hole -behind us when we go, but lt's just like taking your thumb out of a bowl of soup. There isn't even a dent. If you think you are the whole thing, perhaps you are wholly mls- taken. 13 Uh: ,Stouelpzm gig!! ,School Qtutlyudiz Glass Hates - 1915 Miss McPherson while trying to convince some members of the chem- istry class that she knew more about the subject than they, said, "I should hate to tell you how long I have been studying chemistry." . 1515 During the past months the Wash- ington Club has 'been at work in va- rious ways to raise money for the trip next year. Different members have helped the cause along by the sale of groceries. In April, a moving picture reel, "The Hound ot the Baskervilles," was given in Armory Hall, and quite a sum was realizeds In May a doughnut sale was held in Ames store by some of the girls. This, also, was quite a financial suc- cess. In addition, the Club held a dance in Assembly hall, which was a social success. There is a Plan to have a barn party, ln the near future at the home of Miss Eva MacAnany, Dunck- lee avenue. These things look hope- ful for the Club and it ls earnestly hoped that all who can will help to carry out the plan of the workers. Kerwin in French-Savez-vous Qu'il pleut? CD0 you know that it is raining?J Do you know that he ls crying? Too bad--Charlie. Miss M-x-1l.4Where was Lincoln born? Miss Wh-ing-When he was a boy he was born in Illinois. We are awfully pleased to observe Marion's new wrist watch, tres chic, n'est-ce pas? What's that noise? Oh that's Marion's new wrist watch. 1517 Daniels told us in French one day that he had eaten a dozen ot eggs for his breakfast that morning. It is queer some little boys have such huge appetites. Heard in English. "Well Silas Marner didn't have any early life any- way." . One day in Latin Hamill told us of some of Caesar's conquered people who implored with their hands. We certainly think Carol had tried to copy them, for he and Keenan have a won- derful sign language. Stevens seems to be really inter- ested in high class poetry. One day he quoted one of his favorites in our English class. In summer when the breezes Blows through the treeses, Tl1en's when the heses Walk with the sheses. Keenan seems to have a vision of his own of Anthony's famous speech. Anthony says that Caesar was am- bitious and Antony was an honorable man and so on until our English teacher tired of Antony's praises for himself. Heard in French. "Louis XIII. was crowned in the days of Noah." Why was Miss S- spellbound when asked the kind of nouns? Why may- be she recalled a little incident in English that morning when she illus- trated the diierence in abstracted and concreted nouns. When Ellen reads the Pickwick Papers she gets so mischievous she doesn't know what to do with herself. Safety first. Do not read the Pick- wick Papers. I 1917 has some promising debaters who made the 1916 boys work their hardest for the cup. 14 mhz Slcrnelplm High School ,Axxtl-pxdic The 1917 boys certainly show up well in athletics. We have two men on the ball team and are well rep- resented in the track team. When did Allen "lose his dog?" In French of course. The Juniors are so naughty and the Sophomores are so goody that Miss Hutchinson spends most of her time in the back of the room. Will some kind soul please furnish some device to help Arthur stand right in Latin? Milliard certainly takes to dead animals, doesn't he? , 1918 Gerrish was putting and example on the board in algebra when Miss Sh- said, "Gerrish, step to one side, your head is so thick I can't see through it." Are teachers supposed to know how to spell exercise? Miss M-X-ll, "lf you have trouble with your ears where should you go?" Bright pupil, "To er-er-er the den- tist. Wonder why Miss B. always looks forward to the Social Science period. Young, in Latin, "Caesar crossed the river in a- ford." r lst Freshman, "What does your uncle call the new motor boat?" ' 2nd Freshman, "Depends on how she's working." Unites There are two reasons why some people don't mind their own business. One is that they haven't any mind, the other that they l1aven't any busi- ness. Between seeing a chance and seiz- ing a chance, there's the same differ- ence as looking at the clock and get- ting up. Never stretch the truth, the recoil is apt to sting. You cannot save time collection cal- endars. Many a man has a promising fu- ture before him all his life. If defeat leaves you with a clearer conscience, it is -better than victory. Come in without knocking. Go out then the same Way. ' When .Iakie and Ikie were coming to America a great storm arose. The captain and all the crew did their worst, but the tempest was too much for the craft. Just then Jakiewoke up, and hearing the great commotion, poked Ikie and said: "Oh, Ikie, Ikie, de schip is sankingf' Ikie: "Aw, vat do I kare, it don't belong to me." Weary voice from doorway. My Dear Sir, I have no objection to your coming here and sitting up half the night with my daughter, nor to your standing on the doorstep for three hours saying. good night. But in con- sideration of the rest of the house- hold who wish to get to sleep, will you kindly take your elbow off the bell button? My Dear Sir, I don't mind your walking briskly all over my feet, but I wish you wouldn't loiter on them A countrymen on a. visit to a. city happened to see a sign, "Cast Iron Sinks." He looked at it a. moment and then said: "Any fool knows that." Clarence-'Tm going to kiss yOu when I go." Maud-"Leave the house at.once." P-EX. 15 'Ulla Sinneham Qliigh Sclgnnl Authentic Compliments of Joseph Butler Compliments of A Friend Compliments of C. S. Jewett Groceries and Provisions Home Bakery To Ra I09 Central St., Opp. Farm Hill Station Tel. 21303 Stoneham C0mP1ime"'S of Robert E. Sheridan The Lunchrnan Steaks, Chops, Stews Coffee for Socials Lunches to take out Store Central Square Stoneham TRADE AT C' Q H' Kelly Hill's Cash Grocery Ladies 8: Men s Stgre iiexgliigiriiis Good gsdicgon Hayward 8: Litch Express Co. lra B. Forbes Counsellor at Law Telephone, Stoneham 25 Dow's Block 280 Main Street F earer Brothers Whitman Piano Co. U DISTRIBUTORS OF Fine Shoiylqepairing Davenport, Treacy and Modern Machinery l-iazelton Bros. Pianos and Player Pianos , P'T' dR".ShtM' 294 Main street smneham M342 '1U1'.lE'.?5'f epa""'8sto..Zi.m um 15 mhz: Stnnnham Qligly ,School .Autlycntit , F R. Henry Boyce Middlesex Drug Co. Lunch Rexlzrgd llihgfriiilcist .V i Central Square -Stoneham Magee 8: Crawford Boilers and Furnaces Ben the Shoemaker High Grade Reynolds Repairing the Plumber 264 Main St. Stoneham Dr. McGoff J. J. Grover 8x Son Dentist ' SOl:lf Shoes Hours 8.30 A. M. to 5.00 P. M. for Tender Feet Central Sq. . Stoneham i Lynn, Massachusetts ' At r r' frF'rtCl C' W' Houghton Eigg Sloliisctlilflgrchaxfdiseass Steam, Hot Water and Furnace Heating Emerson Telephone l39 The Druggist 288 Main Street Stoneliam 3ll Main Street Stoneham ln order to get a clear conception of your school work, your feet must be comfortable. Our Shoes will add to your percentage. Sidney A. Hill Only the Freshest of Sea Food at the Gloucester Market A. LeDuc, Proprietor The Progressive Outfitter Telephone 250 325 Main St. Edward P. Waitt Albert S. Hovey Hairdresser GfOCf21fiCS Next to C. w. H..,g1.t..f. Provisions - 288 Main Street Stoneham 63 Franklin Street Stoneham 17 'Clip Siamlyam Qiiglg School Aixtlymiic i - , Howe s Home Bakery Wholesome Brown Bread and Baked Beans sold Saturday Afternoon and Evening Central Street X Stoneham First Aid to the Doctor That's us! Only the purest ingredi- ents are used in our prescriptions, and we take pains to see that they are scientifically compounded, tool Hayward 8x Fox Porter 8: Company Dry Goods and Furnishings 277 Main Street Stoneham The Home Bureau ' th I t t W l Pharmacy ::ce1z:s:.,:::z.,2 f..a.:n:".,fm,,.,1 Central Sq Stoneham noon Tea made Candies , . i i S Choice Meat and Provisions Fresh Vegetables in season Agents for the Ladies' Home Journal Patterns Central Sq. Stoneham Headquarters for Reach Baseball Goods Bell Hardware Co. Homemade Mince Meat a specialty Also our Home cooked Corned Beef Bell's S Cash Market J. Edward Bell, Prop. . 28l Main St. Stoneham iFletcher's Lunch We make our own Pastry 261 Main Street 18 B. G. Fowler lce Cream Frozen Pudding Sherbet and Fancy lces Society and Family lces Telephones l50 or 65I - 412 Main Street Woburn Funeral Designs at Short Notice Arthur S. Parker Store 3 l 5 Main Street Dr. G.W. Nickerson Office Hours 3to4ancl.7to8 E. J. C. 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