Stoneham High School - Wildlife Yearbook (Stoneham, MA)

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MOT THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC G. Milano, Shoe Rebuilder Special Guaranteed Genuine Cowhide School Bags. Also most complete line of Rubber Boots and Overshoes of all styles. Every pair guaranteed. 395 MAIN ST. Tel. 0212-R COMPLIMENTS OF Herbert N. Louis Stoneham Dye House DYEING AND CLEANING L. Gerrish, Proprietor WORK CALLED FOR AND DELIVERED 366 MAIN ST. Tel. 0434-W COMPLIMENTS OF Hebert Shoe Company Franklin Street, Stoneham Wherever you travel, when you meet a Physician or Druggist, ask him if he uses Patch’s Pharmaceuticals We shall appreciate any good word you may say which will build up our business. The building up of our business means the building up of Stoneham. Thank you! The E. L. Patch Co. Manufacturing Chemists Stoneham, Massachusetts THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC COMPLIMENTS OF J. M. and J. M. Devlin Plumbing and Heating Telephone Connection Dr. G. W. Nickerson The Gloucester Fish Market 427 MAIN STREET COMPLIMENTS OF C. W. Evans Where Y ou Get Fresh Fish COMPLIMENTS OF Mildred Barton COMPLIMENTS OF Dr. Doris Nutter Our Store is the Home for Reliable Goods at Low Prices Sidney A. Hill The Up-to-date Outfitter 407 Main St. All Kinds of Real Estate Insurance in Best American Companies Mellor Market Co. The Square Market COMPLIMENTS OF Currier’s Pharmacy, Inc. ON THE SQUARE STONEHAM Try Stoneham Spa HOME MADE CANDIES AND ICE CREAM COMPLIMENTS OF FOR PARTIES AND DANCES Stoneham Press COMPLIMENTS OF Louis Deferrari 2 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC (Fite Attfljenitr VOLUME XXXXIII JUNE 1925 NUMBER 3 PUBLISHED BY THE JUNIOR CLASS OF THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL STONEHAM, MASS. (Authentic ibitorial J taff Editor-in-Chief, Harry Beohner Associate Editors William Richards Margaret de Gruchy William Hines Nathan Hylan Donald Hunt Clifford Smith Harry Fudge Class debitors Lloyd Kinsley Harry Fudge Millard Taylor Janet Learned Contents The Great Teacher — To Mr. C. J. Emerson 4 Pageantry 5 The Angel 6 Turnbuckle Whiitney 7 Callers 9 The Lure of Provincetown 9 Class of 1925 11 Room 13 Song Hits 14 Sports 15 Exchanges 23 Alumni 24 Jokes 25 3 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC The Great Teacher —To Mr. Charles J. Emerson (First Honor — Miss Mary Hylan) They called him a teacher Because he was one Who knew, and knowing, taught. With his fingers he drew in the sand The angles and lines of theorems Then he drew and redrew again, And forebearing guided the hand Uncertain and slow That faltering strove To follow his example. Ah! patient, so patient he was! Impartial alike to the quick and the dull, Scholarly too, and above them But still to the erring a friend. Deliberate and yet Having known youth, did not forget. And because he could see to the years beyond With eyes more experienced than theirs Along by the way in the dust Where he feared lest the turf grow sparse and thin And their footsteps pass on and be lost He fashioned the posts of his teaching. They loved him as one Whose standards were placed above stooping. And yet when unthinking They trampled his citadels down He could, even then when they asked, forgive. It mattered but little that they were not his Or still even less that the time was brief And would soon perhaps be forgotten In his mind he tried them as men As the men that he wished them to be. They called him a teacher Because he was one Who knew, and knowing taught. But in the years that followed When the span was a score and ten Though the lines he had draw n were dim And the book forgotten and worn They remembered the words he had spoken But clearest of all, they remembered him. CHARLES J. EMERSON To whom, in grateful appreciation of thirty years of service as Principal of the Stoneham High School we dedicate this issue of the “Authentic” THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Pageantry (Second Honor — Miss Hazel Blanchard) “Laugh, for the time is brief, a thread but the length of a span, Laugh, and be proud to belong to the old proud pageant of man.” Stoneham is about to commemorate her two hundredth anniversary by a pageant. How much more logical it is to celebrate by an observance of this sort than by a so-called good time — here today, gone tomorrow. The idea of pageantry has taken root firmly in this country. Even the hard-headed economist has been convinced that it pays. Any movement which becomes truly prominent must do so because the great mass of people is behind it. At the same time, public opinion has always need of the leader who will develop and reveal its characteristic sentiment. This has been particularly true of pageantry. Louis Napoleon Parker revived the pageant just twenty years ago on an anniversary occasion in Sherborne, England. America was not far behind, for in the same year a performance for a similar purpose was given in Cornish, New Hampshire, with Percy MacKaze as a leading spirit. Let us not suppose that these men in- vented the pageant. “Nothing is new, " said Emerson, “except what has been forgotten. However, they deserve great credit, for the ability to renew what has been forgotten often eq uals Inven- tion. As far back as we have any records, people have had processions and festi- vals. In trying to express their glor- ious past, they found usual words and actions inadequate. They began to realize, too, that pantomime and grace of movement helped to express intan- gible things such as peace or prosperity. In those long-ago days very little was done in the way of pageants or drama of any kind except through religion. Authors and actors were usually mem- bers of the clergy who were endeavor- ing to teach the people. In the Middle Ages, the English, while retaining the ; r religious presen- tations, showed an increasing tendency to dramatize their legends and folk- lore ajscv. These perfiofrinandes were usually out-clcor affairs, with such he- roes as Robin Hood and Saint George. When history did not provide the desir- able material for such exhibitions, and especially Avhen it did not teach ethics clearly enough, the morality play came into favor. It was performed on a stage moved on wheels from town to town. It is interesting to note that such a stage was called a pageant. The poorer folk and country people attended these crude out-door perform- ances, while the nobles and kings were entertained by a fanciful and unreal drama built around the dance. This was called the mosque, and the char- acters in it represented virtues or vires, such as Justice, Hypocrisy, Heresy, Pietz. As in all development of drama and act, these forms of entertainment were obliged to pass through various periods of disfavor and unpopularity. The churches, which had done so much to foster pageantry, did their best to sup- press it. The Puritans were most zeal- ous in this work of opposition. Never- theless, we find that, on the whole, when- ever the people had an awakened inter est in history, dancing, acting, or any of the humanities, they expressed it in pageants. Perceiving new changes with each age, it has finally evolved as a method of giving the meaning of some history in a way effective and helpful to those observing it. Since history lias no plot, the pageant is of a loose sequence. Interest is not lost by this procedure, for methods not al- lowable in strict drama may “bring home” an idea to the audience. At the beginning of our own cen- tury, as we have seen, all sorts of pag- eants became immensely popular. The community pageant now aims to get the people of that community playing together, in the hope that they will work together. Everyone has his op- portunity to be of assistance, from the Indian who will “ ' die for the cause” to the spectators whose chief duty will be to allow themselves to be carried for- ward on a wave of enthusiasm which will sweep the performance to a glor- ious success. Imagine the effect on the commu- nity of driving out Poverty, Ignorance, Slavery, Sin, the Destroying Forces. These gone from our midst symbolic- ally, we shall come back to banish them 5 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC in reality, the Angel of Tomorrow and So, very soon, in our own beautiful the Vision of Universal Service, still Fells, we are to demonstrate the influ- imaging themselves in our minds. And enee of pageantry as “a festival to Al- we shall make again, with relieved mighty God in commemoration of past courage, the March Upward. The se- glories and in gratitude for present rious lesson of the brave legions gone prosperity.” before will appeal to us to carry on. They called her “the angel” because It was empty. She knew then that he of the miniature figure that she wore had never been there at all. Her per- around her neck, but she was all of that ception had been imaginary. Her mind to them — and more. It was she who had been deceiving her. fed them when their bandaged hands At nine in the evening the heavier could not hold the spoon. It was she firing ceased. The nurses were allowed who, unmindful of the detriment to her to retire to get what little rest they clean sheets, disinfected their wounds; might before the ambulances should ar- and rebound them with fresh gauze rive, but “the angel” could not sleep, when the wounded were coming in so Instead she sat at the window. Over- fast that the usual preliminaries had to head the clouds were gathering. The be abandoned. It was she who pleaded in moon had not as yet risen to light the behalf of the weakest when the doctors blackness below. Somewhere off to moved them on in preparation for the left was No-Man’s land, a dismal area fresh lot that would soon arrive. of trenches, barbed wire and shell She always smiled. She never seemed holes. On the right was the poverty weary though goodness knows that stricken village of V Above, fore- there was little time that she had for bodings of rain; below, the muck, herself or that she was not in her ward Far away faint, half dimmed lights — sometimes being up nearly half the appeared. They came on slowly thru night to help with the surgical cases, the mud and the dark. The ambulan- They learned to watch for her when ces! she first appeared to make the morning round with the thermometer, even the poor fellow who had groaned all night It was almost midnight. “The angel” with a bullet hole in his side being paused near the cot at the end of the quiet. ward. It was not empty now. By the On the sixth of the month a fresh aid of the dim light she saw that the drive was made. Off toward L form was that of a German lad, hardly the guns boomed all day without ceas- more than a youngster — a youngster ing. At noon on the seventh the order with his arm nearly shot away. Gan- was brought into the wards to prepare grene had set in, but it was too late to the wounded for departure. They were save him now. He had lain unnoticed disheartened at the prospect of the on the field for the better part of two long, rough journey ahead of them, days and a night, but consciousness still They grumbled while she adjusted their lingered. She kneeled down beside bandages. They weren’t able to go. him, and wiped away the blood and They would die on the way. But after dirt from his forehead. Slowly he lift- awhile they began to jest among them- ed his eyes and gazed at her. selves for it was against the doughboy “The angel,” — he said feebly, “all nature to be disheartened very long, the long days, alone on the field, I have “The angel” heard them, and was glad, seen it.” For a moment she did not She began to fold sponges for the gan- understand. Then she took the mini- grene case in the cot at the end of the ature from around her neck, and placed ward. Poor buddy! he was hardly it in his one hand. He held it weakly, more than a youngster — a youngster his upper fingers closing around its with his arm nearly shot away. But as throat, but he did not look at it now she folded she began to wonder wheth- that it was in his hand; he seemed to er he was really there after all. To have forgotten that it was there, allay her doubt she approached the cot. “I have seen it from far off so often,” (Prize Winning Story) 6 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC he whispered, “but it would not wait — angel,” he said, “I am weary. I — am it would not wait.” His fingers loosen- — going.” ed from about the miniature. “Dear M. H. ’25. Tumbuckle Whitney Synopsis: Robert Clinton is sent by his father in search of his brother, who has disappeared into the densely wood- ed plains of Manitoba. He has been given thirty days to accomplish the task. The end of the third day finds him on the beautiful, sunlit waters of that broad and sparkling expanse called Lake Manitoba, making his way slowly and cautiously northward. The frail canoe, however, is too much for its in- experienced master to guide against the increasing wind, now almost blow- ing at gale force. After making safe landing, the lad stretches out for a lit- tle sleep beneath a moaning pine tree. Almost immediately, he hears harsh voices, and, upon peering through the underbrush, spies a long grey canoe slowly working its way against the wind. This craft is propelled by two young men, engaged in hurried con- versation. From a few scattered words which Robert is able to understand, he learns that these two men are the most to be dreaded of any he could possibly encounter. He also learns that they are about to beach their canoe, and commence a thorough search for him. They land and beat the brush for a few minutes in the hopes of discovering some hidden trace of their prey. Sud- denly Robert Clinton, lying on his stomach, sees the younger of the two creep around the point and discover the temporary camp. There was a moment of hesitation. The approaching villain stopped and whistled to his companion. Another minute elapsed. The second man round- ed the point and joined the first. Then there was a long pause, during which the villains seemed to be devising plans or plotting some scheme. Bob Clinton was not without weap- ons, but he somehow hated to think of drawing that heavy pistol from his belt and letting it loose on the two intrud- ers. If they attempted to distroy his new canoe, or threaten his own life, h e determined that he should spare no lead until the affair was over and he was satisfied as to the outcome. The two men, having decided on some mode of attack, walked over to the ca- noe, and, one on each side, gave it a tremendous shove out into the break- ers. For nearly twenty feet it main- tained its equilibrium, in the serf, but finally, rolling in a gulley, it capsized and deposited its heavy luggage in the foaming sea. The men, waiting only to witness the fruit of their misdeeds, turned about and after walking some distance down the beach, entered the thicket in hopes of cutting their prey off from any chance of escape through the dense growth of bushes and vines. In spite of the boy’s determination to protect his property, he still felt timid about pulling his gun. He knew that if he, by some twist in the law, were found guilty of murder, — that would be worse than a brief hold-up by two strangers. And also, if his first shot did not reach its mark, he would have but little chance of escape from the aroused enemy. He therefore kept quiet. From far down a wooded slope, he now and then heard a voice, or a rustle of leaves, or the snap of a twig. At first thought, he considered his departure from that remote shore quite doubtful. He believed also that if, he were quickly being closed in upon by a detachment of Whitney’s band, and if his canoe were drifting, bottom up out into the lake, the chances of find- ing his brother were few. With a ca- noe such as he had purchased, — light, sturdy and rugged, but a few powerful strokes of the paddle would leave all danger behind. He saw the long craft that had brought his enemies, lying idle on the sand a quarter of a mile up the beach. Robert slowly arose, listened inten- tively for some sound of his pursuers, and then advanced from his secluded shelter into the open. Cutting across a narrow strip of land, he approached the abandoned canoe, and then listen- ed. The sun had set, and the moon, already overhead, began to cast sil- very light on the lake, and on the sand. From behind a screech owl pierced the dull silence of twilight with a shrill call to its mate. How beautiful and picturesque it seemed! How could THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC danger lerk in a wood so peaceful, — on a shore so quiet. Now and then the youth heard a rus- tle in the leaves, — some restless wood- chuck or perhaps a hungry bobcat in search of a luckless squirrel. From out across the lake, an occasional splash was heard, — the vicious leap of a carp or rock-bass. He longed for a quiet fishing trip on that broad expanse of dark blue sea. Yet this was not the time for such thoughts to be traversing his mind! Behind him was the woods; before him, the sea ; and at his feet, a long, low canoe, loaded to capacity with every sort of equipment. Quietly the youth raised the stern of the craft and tried vainly to move it. Its weight was too great. He hurled the contents on the sand and again tried. This time it slipped silently ov- er the pebbles into the ripples, ever running up on the beach. Carefully, Bob seated himself in the stern and noiselessly paddled northward. As Robert Clinton made his way across Lake Manitoba, the moon sank, the sun rose and likewise sank. Three long weary days passed beneath his paddle, and three chilly nights warned him of the approaching winter. The fourth day arrived and found the youth wandering along the bank of a muddy river that wound its way southward to the great lake. As evening drew on and a heavy fog settled on the water, the boy drove the prow of his canoe be- neath some overhanging willows and ventured to eat a bit of cheese and bis- cuit, which he had slung in a packet over his shoulder. He had just finished his scanty meal, when he thought he saw, gliding along the opposite shore, a long object, without doubt, a canoe. He arose to obtain a better view, but the dense clouds had closed in, and the object was lost. He did not wait for any preliminary preparations, but shoved off, and, with all his might skimmed over the rough sea toward the distant shore. This he soon reached, but did not encounter the strange ca- noe which he so hoped contained his sought for brother. He was in dispair. He thought that possibly his whole three days journey would be in vain. He listened a mo- ment. Everything was still. Slowly he drew forth his heavy pistol, raised it above his head and fired. The report echoed from shore to shore and then died out. Once more silence settled on the wilderness. But Bob was not satis- fied. He knew there must be some one in that desolate region who could give him fresh supplies and temporary com- panionship. Again he fired. The echo died away as before, but instead of si- lence resulting, from out of the thicket at his side, a flash of flame darted forth, and the luckless youth pitched oyer into the muddy current. From the same thicket, two men broke forth, each with a double barrel- ed gun and a long hunting knife pro- truding from his belt. The first, tall, sunburnt and rugged; the second, some- what shorter, but also tanned like leath- er. As the two approached the water, the former gave a startled exclamation. “Look,” he cried, “it ' s Bob!” “Bob? You’re crazy.” “Bob! My brother,” cried Walter Clinton, as he darted into the stream and dragged forth his young brother, all cramped and twisted with pain, from the swirling waters. “Bob, I thought you were from Whitney’s gang.” “Bandage that arm with the cloth in my kit,” commanded Walt, “and then give him some water, poor kid.” The cramped form slowly turned over and gazed at his brother towering above him. “Walt,” he said at last, “there’s a bullet in one of my lungs, I guess” — and then he fainted. It was a sad little party that paddled over the bosom of Lake Manitoba in the last days of September, and a sad- der one yet that wound its way among the Vermont hills in the ever speeding noon express. As the long train again came steaming and panting along its narrow pathway, old Mr. Clinton sat uneasily on the carriage seat with a huge chestnut horse before him. The train came to a standstill. Two black porters carefully lowered a long stetch- er from the mail car and placed it in the carriage. As the carriage rattled up the long, winding country road, with Walt and his father on the seat and the suffer- ing boy, bound in bandages, in the back, a voice from the rear said almost in a whisper, “Who was the man with you, up there in that wilderness, Walt?” “That,” replied Walter, “that was Turnbuckle Whitney.” 8 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Callers Once, while I was sitting under an old apple tree, the queerest feeling came over me. Soon I heard a low rumbling noise, as of thunder, coming nearer, nearer and louder. I began to tremble. Surely it couldn’t be thunder. Thunder hasn’t such a hollow sound. Oh, what did it mean! I thought of all things I had read about in fairy tales, but nothing seemed quite like it. May- be, — maybe my end was at hand! I dared not think, for fear I might imag- ine the right explanation. In the midst of my surmising, the noise broke off with a crash ! Then suddenly, from everywhere it seemed, from the branches of the tree, from the ground, from every possible place came small, hideous things, — for I know not what else to call them. To be sure they had two long, snakey arms and legs and squinting eyes that seemed to peer into one’s very soul, but to call them men, would be an insult. They stared at me until I thought I should sink into the ground. Dancing clum- sily around me, wriggling and squirm- ing, they made me feel like squirming myself. I tried to get up, but I seemed to be glued to the spot. They still con- tinued to wriggle, reminding me of eels and snakey things. As if the thought was not enough, they drew snakes from their pockets, and " wound the creepy things around their arms and bodies. They seemed to enjoy the sport im- mensely, but as for my part, I’d rather not have been there. All this time they had not made a sound or given an explanation of their precedure or their presence there, ob- viously to aggregate me, — and they certainly succeeded. But why were they here acting so? I tried to recall all the wicked things I had done. I remembered once of having told a lie to my mother about eating the green apples which had given me so much pain; and of another time when my uncle (who was always finding fault with me) having called, I dropped a banana peel in front of the door, which action resulted in his having to stay home with a sprained ankle for a while. While I had been repenting my sins, my tormentors had been gathering thorns from nearby rosebushes, but when they started to prick me, I jump- ed up mighty quickly, I tell you. Looking beyond my late acquaintan- ces, I saw another of their company coming, evidently their leader, for he was dressed better than his companions and was on a horse. Such a small horse. He looked as though he might break down any minute, on those thin and trembling legs. But of all hideous things! This newcomer outdid his sub- jects, everyone. I thought that now, surely, my fate would be announced. Oh dear, what should I do! But just then my foot slipped — and well it might have for my legs had got the spirit of the place and were shaking more than I cared for — and I started rolling down the bank. Thud! I land- ed on the floor just in time to hear my mother say, “Time to get ready for school !” G. C. The Lure of Provincetown By this I do not mean to say that the house of Provincetown are in the least alluring for I certainly do not re- member them so, but the great, beauti- ful, lashing sea coming roaring up onto the sand was the alluring part of Prov ncdtown. The ride over, I re- member little of. On facts ten years ago ones memory is apt to fail. I do, however, remember the accommodation that stopped for us when we arrived. Our house was like the other houses at Provincetown. Its front yard was of yellow sand, not of grass, and beyond this stretched the sea. Every morning we would wake to the roar of the sea, of the foamy billows, After breakfast it was nothing but of the cries of the sea gulls, freedom all day. We would play in and out the water finding oysters to cook. This was the water whose one draw- back was crabs. Never have I gotten over a hostility towards crabs since one grabbed me by the foot. The approach of afternoon usually meant a rido or walk in the sand dunes. If you have never walked there you do not know of the delicious sensation of having one shoe full of sand. It is a desert, whose little tufts of grass stick 9 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC up at intervals, but the rest is all sand. At noon we dined away from home. We went across the street to a small restaurant where the other people that we knew ate. Viola, our Portugese friend, was alwaj’S there. When we first came we were impress- ed by a large group of artists who sat on the beach, their various casals turn- ed towards the bright blue sea, their brushes working. TOAST TO MEMBERS OF 10 ENG. LISH I We of classical ’27 Are in a divided state, For some of us are in room four While some are in room eight. In our class’s an officer bold Who guides the traffic whirl. This duty she performs quite well For she’s a Learned girl. Other two there are also Who are greatly held in honor. Can 3 r ou guess their names when I ask you this, “Did the Taylor go round the Connor?” Miss Smith an artistic child is she Whose portraits I’d fain disclose, But we’ve never seen her draw one yet Of a man with a “Patch” on his nose. The Junior High may brag about Their building grand and all. But just the same ten English one Can boast of a Newhall. Some people are afraid of rams, Here’s someone worse than that Who tried to Dodge a Lamson quick And lost his Sunday hat. Though we all have curious traits, And with faults are somewhat possessed We make a happy and joyous group, For we think that our course is the best. P. W. Instructor — What is the quickest way to produce sawdust? Student — Why-er-er- Instructor — Come! Come! Use your head, use your head. “Are you sure these field glasses are high-power?” inquired the timber cruis- er of the shop-keeper. “Say, fellow,” replied the enthusias- tic salesman, “when you use those glas- ses anything less than ten miles away looks like it’s behind you.” After lunch we often had a boat ride. Father sat at the oars and mother and I at either end. My sister, who seemed to fear sea riding, and doubt the safety of boats usually visited the owner of the house where we stayed who was a pleasant, elderly woman whose son owned the tiny yellow rowboat, Virgin- ia. I hope to go to Provincetown again. S. L. ERASMUS Erasmus is a solemn man. He never deigns to smile at all From out his picture hanging on The moulding of the study wall. At length, therefore, I took him down From off his dusty picture pin And hung him on another knob Where people come more often in. But even then he could not smile Or call his endless writing done; Indeed I thought his countenance Less happy than his former one. And so at last I put him back Among his more beloved books Where there are none but them and me To care how his expression looks. M. H. ’25. DON’T DON’T BE a Knocker — you can’t saw wood with a hammer. DON’T BE a Blowhard — save your breath for an emergency. DON’T BE a Crab — there are plenty of them in the ocean. DON’T BE a Showoff — if you’re real- ly good the world knows it. DON’T BE a Crepe-hanger — we’ve got troubles of our own. DON’T MAKE Alibies — give the oth- er fellow credit for being some good. DON’T WASTE your time writing stuff like this. Mr. Levy bought a bowl of goldfish home to his boy, Abie, and the follow- ing brief and illuminating colloquy en- sued: “ABCD goldfish” “LMNO goldfish.” “O S A R.” Levy knew. He had tested them with acid. THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Class of 1925 By Bernard Halpin and William Callahan Lloyd Kinsley — Jigger : For five years, 21, ’22, 23, ’24, 25, Jigger has been President of the Class of 1925. He was captain of the freshman football team and played on the freshman hock- ey team. Played regular football ’22, 23, ’24, captain ’25. Hockey ’22, ’23, ’24, ’23, baseball ’22, ’23, ’24, ’25. Chair- man of the board of selectmen on boys’ day. President of the S. H. S. A. A. Authentic Business Manager and Cap- tain of the traffic squad. To take up studies at Hebron Academy. A most popular fellow and a good all round athlete. Elwood Elliott — Curlie: Our class Vice President ’25, played freshman foot- ball; regular football ' 23, ’24, ’25; hock- ey manager ’23; member of social com- mittee ’21, ’22, ’23; constitutional com- mittee. Joke editor of the Authentic and a member of the traffic squad; mem- ber of the senior play cast. To take up studies at Norwich University. Now that school is over where will Curlie get his naps? Thomas Devlin — Tommy: Played football ’25, member of the board of selectmen on boys’ day. To take up studies at Tufts College. A fellow who holds a very prominent place in the class and is well liked by everyone. Ralph Duplin — Dupe: Freshman foot- ball: football ’24, ’25; hockey ' 22, ’23, ’24, ’25. One of the best hockey play- ers that S. H. S. has had. Baseball ’21, ’22, ’23, ’24, captain ' 25. Vice Pres- ident of the Class of ’21. Treasurer, ’24. To take up studies at Dartmouth Col- lege. Robert Folant — Bob: Member of the Social Committee ’24, ’25; Motto Com- mittee; Assistant Editor of the Authen- tic ' 24. Assessor on boys’ day. To take up studies at Norwich University. Bob is always in Dutch. Donald Kelly — Don: Track ’23, ’24; cross country ’24; member of the traffic squad; member of Board of Health on boys’ dav. To take up training on the Massachusetts Nautical Training Ship “Nantucket. ’ When Don led the cheers in the Arena he looked like a man with paralysis doing Ills daily dozen. Walter Leavitt — Walter: To take up studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The best engine makes the least noise, that’s why Walter is so quiet. Stanley Pierce — Stan: Entered from Wakefield Grammar School; cross country team ’23, ’24. Will take up studies at New Hampshire State Uni- versity. Essayist at graduation. Manly Stan, the ladies’ man, Who kissed the girl behind the fan. Paul Evans — Stuffy: Hockey team ’25; member of the Picture Committee. To take up studies at Lowell Textile Col- lege. Ma calls me Paul Pa does the same; But the boys here at school Think that “Stuffy” is my name. Arthur Small — Art: Took part in the Senior Play; was a member of the Board of Health on boys’ day. Will take up studies at Tufts College. Not so small as his name. Wescomb Temple — Wet: Member of the Fire Dept, on boys " day. To take up studies at M. I. T. Ambition: To talk French with accent. Result: Total loss. Alice Haley — Al: Member of the Sen- ior Play cast. A young lady well liked by the boys of S. H. S. William Bates — Bill: Member of the Overseers of the Poor on boys’ day. He’ll argue about anything. Won an argument once. James McDearmid — Jim: Played foot- ball ’24. To take up studies at Norwich University. We take our hats off to you, you are the best bluffer we have seen yet. Gerald Morrell — Jerry: (Author of the book on “Good Morrells.) To take up studies at the “Eastern Radio Insti- tute.” Rayford Potter — Ray: Entered from Lynn Classical in the Junior year. The human encyclopedia. He even admits it. Richard Wilkins — Dick: Joined ouf ranks in the senior year from the jun- 11 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC ior class; member of the Senior Play cast. Is a renowned sheik and great algebra bug. Hazel Blanchard — Second Honor pu- pil. Literary editor of the Authentic. Field hockey manager of ’24. To take up studies at Bates College. The most talkative person in Room 13. Mabel Thorburn — Entered from Malden High in the junior year. To take up studies at the Boston Normal Art School. Even a mouse wouldn’t trouble her. Bernard Ilalpin — Barney: (Called Barney because he hang around the stable.) Chairman of the Biographi- cal Committee ; member of the Stone- ham Fire Dept, on boys’ day. To take up training at “The Mass. Radio and Telegraph School. ' Fred Nickerson — Nick: To attend Bryant and Stratton School after grad- uation from S. H. S. Member of the Senior Play cast ; class statistics. Al- ways up to some mischief. Arthur Blockel — Archie: Joined our class in the junior year from the High School of Commerce in Boston. Foot- ball team in ’25. One of our clever patrolmen on boys’ day; member of the traffic squad. What makes Archie so bold? That’s from shovelling All Rail Coal. William Callahan — Bill: Member of the Overseers of the Poor on boys’ day; on Biographical Committee. He never puts anything off until tomorrow. Al- ways the day after tomorrow. Charles Rotundi — Officer Charles George Albert Jerry Rotundi: Baseball ’24; football ’25. Patrolman on boys’ day. To take up studies at Dummer Academy. Charles’ ambition is to cross cement with cinders and get cement blocks. George C. Campbell — Entered our ranks in the senior year from the junior class. To take up studies at Northeastern University. William Crosby — Huckle: Played hockey ' 25. To take up training on the Mass. Nautical Training Sjliip “Nan- tucket.” He can write shorthand and perhaps read it. Helen Canning — Entered from St. 12 Patrick High School in sophomore year. A member of the senior play committee and traffic squad. In busi- ness three things are necessary, knowl- edge, temper and time. That is why Helen took the business course. Freda Young — Joined our ranks in the sophomore year from Woburn High. We were glad to have her join with us. Nelson Prescott — Nelly: Member of the Overseers of Poor on boys’ day. Look for a crowd of girls, there you will find the sheik. Janice Petterson — To take up studies at Normal Art School. No noise ever came her direction. Fred Brock — Brocky: Played baseball ’24, ’25. Assessor on boys’ day. To take up studies at Tufts College. Fresh- man football. Nobody will kick on Fred’s hat bill. Marie Hovey — Rie: Social Committee 21 ; Senior Play. Essayist at gradua- tion. A charming young lady embodied with a natural gift of humor. Everett Hale — Evey: Football ’23, ’24, manager ’25; Senior Play Committee; prophet of prophets at graduation; member of the traffic squad; our blush- ing town clerk on boys’ day. Red is love’s color, said the wooer to his foxy charmer. Franklin Bennett — Frank: Supt. of Schools on boys’ day. To take up his studies at Norwich University. A fast runner when chasing girls. Russell Hume — Rus: Hockey manager ’24, football ’25; traffic squad. Mr. Pike 1 s right hand man for looking up delinquent physical training students. Russell Chase — Cross country ’22, 23, captain ’24, and ’25. Social Committee ’24; treasurer ’25; member of the traf- fic squad; on the Board of Health boys day. An athlete of no mean ability. Arthur V. Pettengill — Pat: Advertis- ing manager of Authentic; hockey ’25; football ’24, v 25 ; Social Committee ’22, ’23, ’24, ’25 ; Motto Committee : traffic squad; Supt. of Public Works on boys’ day; freshman football. To take up studies at Colby Academy. His teachers just love him he is so clever in his re- marks. George Newhall — Newby: Cross coun- LLOYD C. KINSLEY Five years President of your class, a three letter man, captain of Stone- ham’s greatest football team and as clean a player and as loyal a friend as we have known, we wish you luck, “Jigger, " in the big game to come THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC try ’23, ’24; freshman football; regular football ’25; athletic editor of Authen- tic; treasurer of Class ' ' 21, 22, ’23; traf- fic squad; senior play; Assessor on boys’ day. To take up studies at Maine University. Our young hero who is al- ways dreaming dreams. Ethel Holtzberg — Entered our class in the senior year from the junior class. Champion swimmer of S. H. S. She makes us boy swimmers look like a flock of rocks. Annie Arrand — Class Historian ; Vice President ’24. A young lady who is very popular in S. H. S. Earl Robertson — Robby: Freshman football; regular football ’24, ’25; can- tain hockey ’24, ’25; baseball ’24, ’25; Vice President A. A.; traffic squad. Tax Collector on boy ’ day. Hi.s best frien l “Henry Ford.” Earl Finnegan — Baseball manager ’25; Selectman on boys’ day; Motto Com- mittee. To take up studies at Colby Academy. Our rising young politician. Doris Brackley — Dot: Social Commit- tee ’24, ’25 ; traffic squad ; senior play committee. The girl with the smile that always strikes the right note. Bernice Park — Senior Play Commit tee ; Picture Committee ; Social Com- mittee ’21, ’22, ’23, ’24, ’25; Constitution Committee ; traffic squad ; Senior Play. Essayist at graduation. To take up studies at Wellesley College. A per- sistent believer in all new fads. Edwin Frazier — Ted: Freshman foot- ball; hockey ’24, captain ’25; baseball ’25 ; chairman Senior Play Committte ; member of the S. F. D. on boys’ day. To enter Wentworth Institute. What will the S. H. S. hockey team do without Ted in the net? Homer Fuller — Johnny: Chief of 3. P. D. on boys’ day; member of the traf- fic squad. To take up studies at Syra- cuse University. A snail saw Johnny once and died of jealousy. Mary Hylan — Valedictorian; exchange editor of Authentic; Motto Committee; secretary of S. H. S. A. A.; Senior Play; field hockey 24, ’25. To take up studies at Radcliffe College. Wisdom is more to be envied than great riches. Mary Van Buren — Motto Committee. Essayist at graduation. To take up studies at B. U. Smiling and cheerful through all her school career. Evelyn Bellows — To take up studies at “Catherine Gibbs Secretarial School. ’ Very interested in the S. H. S. baseball catcher. W T inthrop McCarthy — Windy: Editor in Chief of the Authentic; cross coun- try manager ’21, ’22, ’23; treasurer of S. H. S. A. A. ’24, 25 ; Social Committee ’25; traffic squad; Constitution Com- mittee ; class prophet. To take up studies at B. U. We understand that Windy is building a new house after being Town Treasurer for a day. Evangeline Lister — Tinker : Secre- tary ‘21, ’22, ’23, ’24, ’25; Constitution Committee; Asst. Business Manager of the Authentic. To take up studies at Colby Academy. She likes to quarrel with herself. Richard McIntosh — Dick: He has a wee bit of Scotch in him. Dorothea Young — Dot: Entered from the little red schoolhouse, Temple, N. II., in the freshman year. So wise and yet so young. Fred Wingate — Freddy: One of Bell Hardware’s products. Barbara Babin — Barb: She will make a fine secretary to some nervous busi- ness man. Stanley Buck — Stan: Give him a book and watch him crawl; in other words, quite a bookworm. Josephine Crosby — A future expert In stenography. Gertrude Dillon — Sweet and unassum- ing especially during slumbers. Alma Frost — No relation to Jack Frost. Marion Graustein — This young lady is so bright that the rest of us will have to carry sunshades for fear her ray3 will pierce. Hazel Harris — No member of the class was a better patronizer of mirrors. Annetta Johnston — Now, boys, don’t all jump at once; here’s a remarkable girl; she loves to sew, cook and wash dishes. 13 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Everett Lovering — Our popular young cartoonist; lie sure can draiv the flies. Helen Miller — Natural as any girl could be. Ruth Nason — Quiet, but always on the job. Jacob Neilson — Jack: Baseball ’25; football ’25. Our dashing young patrol- Room 1 3 “Charlie My Boy” C. Rotundi “Where’s My Sweetie Hiding” H. Blanchard “All Alone” M. Hylan “Me and My Boy Friend” . . . B. Park “My Best Girl” G. Morrell ' ‘Too Tired” E. Elliott “What About Walla Walla” E. Kenson “O Lady Be Good” D. Young “I’m Drifting Back To Dreamland” A. Small “The Deacon Told Me I Was Good” W. Callahan “How Come You Do Me Like You Do” J. McDearmid “Do Wac a Do” R. Humes . “Bringing Home the Baeon” L. Kinsley “Blue-eyed Sally” D. Brackley “The Dumb, Dumb Dummy” F. Brock “Big Bad Bill Is Sweet William Now” W. Bates “Sitting In a Corner” ....V. Pettengill “I Love Me” R. Duplin “Ray and His Little Chevrolet” B. Halpin “Gotta Get a Girl” T. Devlin “Laugh It off” P. Evans ' ‘Ha Ha Don’t Make Me Laugh” R. Macintosh “On My Ukelele” F. Bennett ' ‘Oh, Mabel” M. Thorburn man on boys’ day. Bernardine Reynolds — To take up the undertaking business. Ruth Tutein — A girl known by the S. H. S. students as bashful. Is she as bashful as she seems? William Hines — Bill: If you ever get into trouble remember that Bill is our law shark. Song Hits ‘He’s the Hottest Man In Town” N. Prescott “Jealous” E. Lister “No Wonder” H. Fuller “Memory Lane” William Street “Somebody Loves Me, I Wonder Who” F. Nickerson “Peter Pan” M. Van Buren “Rose Marie” M. Hovey “Why Did I Kiss That Girl” . .D. Kelly “They Shall Not Pass” E. Frazier “The Bowery — I Never Go There Any More” A. Haley “Insufficient Sweetie” W. Leavitt “If You Don’t Want Me Stop Hangin’ Round” J. Peterson “Call of the South” R. Folant “Bring Back Those Rock-a-Bye Baby Days” S. Pierce “Nobody Knows What a Red-Headed Mama Can Do” E. Hale “High Toned Mama of Mine” W. Temple “Oh Georgie” G. Newhall “My Sweetie Doesn’t Love Me Any More” R. Chase i‘I’ll See You In My Dreams” E. Bellows “Such a Lil’ Fellow” E. Finnegan “Sonny Boy” W. McCarthy “At the End of the Road” Senior Class of 1925 B. H. ’25 14 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC During the various seasons and in the different branches of athletics, in which the Stoneham High School has had representation, the results of the games have been extremely satisfying to the teams themselves, their coaches and to the student body as a whole, both as regards the number of victories, and in the way in which the games were play- ed. The marked success that the greater number of the teams have met with, is really extraordinary for a school of our size and finances. The football, field hockey, ice hockey and base ball teams all had fine seasons and while the basketball team was very inexperienced the boys had their baptism and will do much better in the years to come. The football team played an interest- ing schedule of games and won for it- self much prestige in the vicinity of Boston. Record of the 1924 Football Team Stoneham 13 — Winchester 0 Stoneham 6 — Wakefield 0 Stoneham 13 — Lexington 19 Stoneham 7 — Middlesex 14 Stoneham 35 — Reading 6 Stoneham 35 — Pinkerton 14 Stoneham 3 — Belmont 6 Stoneham 13 — Woburn 0 The hockey team, after a fast season, was for the second time in succession in the finals of the Suburban League, and lost to Melrose, its old rival, by a close score. Record of the 1924-1925 Hockey Team Stoneham 2 — Newton 3 Stoneham 2 — Melrose 1 Stoneham 12 — Jamaica Plain 0 Stoneham 4 — Cambridge Latin 0 Stoneham 1 — Somerville 1 Stoneham 3 — Brookline 1 Stoneham 1 — Harvard Freshmen 3 Stoneham 2 — Dartmouth Freshmen 4 Stoneham 3 — Cambridge Latin 1 (Semi-finals) Stoneham 3 — Melrose 4 (finals) Although the baseball season has not ended at this time, by its standing in the league andpby the classy brand of baseball that n is putting up, we expect our boys to be in there fighting for the cup at the end of the season. Record of 1925 Baseball Team To Date Stoneham 6 — Winchester 10 Stoneham 8 — Woburn 4 Stoneham 7 — Wakefield 5 Stoneham 2 — Winchester 6 Stoneham 4 — Punchard 5 Stoneham 5 — Punchard 3 Stoneham 1 — Belmont 2 Stoneham 12 — Lexington 1 Stoneham 15 — Reading 1 Stoneham 9 — Lexington 5 S. H. S. 10 — W. H. S. 6 Stoneham High lost the first game of the season to the Winchester aggrega- tion by the score of 10-6. Robertson was on the mound for Stoneham and did not appear to be ready to throw them up as he did last year. He was relieved by Anderson in the sixth. Tansey, who pitched near- ly the whole game for the visitors, was not at his best, but was just good enough to win. The local team’s in- field was rough and did not work to- gether well. Captain Ralph Duplin, by one of the longest hits ever seen on the local grounds, scored a home run with no- body on base. Although the Stoneham team hit Tan- sey safely eleven, times they did not seem to be able to turn the hits into runs and the result was defeat. The summary: S. H. S. Kinsley ss Robertson Duplin cf Hunt lb Brock c ab h r po a e 5 2 2 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 2 1 5 113 0 0 3 2 0 7 0 1 1 1 1 10 0 0 15 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Frazier 2b 3 0 0 2 2 0 Nielson 3b 5 2 1 0 1 2 Smith If 2 0 0 4 0 0 White rf 1 0 1 0 0 1 Fudge rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 Bailey rf 1 0 0 0 0 0 Anderson 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 32 10 W. H. S. 6 27 8 6 ab h r po a e Dolan ss 6 2 2 3 2 2 Tansey p, rf 5 1 1 0 4 0 Donlon cf 5 1 0 0 1 0 Melley c 4 3 1 15 1 0 Robinson rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 Halwartz 3b 5 1 1 1 0 0 O’Donnell 2b 5 2 1 1 0 0 Knowlton If 5 0 1 0 0 0 Fitzgerald lb 4 1 2 7 0 0 Hatch p 2 0 0 0 0 0 Harriman p 1 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 46 11 10 27 8 2 Score by innings : 123456789 S. H. S. 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1—6 W. H. S. 1 0 0 1 5 2 0 1 0—10 Two base hits, Melley 3, Dolan, Don- Ion, Fitzgerald, Robertson, Hunt 2. Three base hits, Neilson, O’Donnell, Homer, Duplin. Struck out by Tansey 14, by Robertson 5, by Anderson 5. Hit by pitched ball, Fitzgerald, Robertson, Holwartz, Anderson. Umpire, Kelleher. S. H. S. 8 — W. H. S. 4 A large crowd of Stoneham’s baseball fans travelled to Woburn and was re- warded by seeing the team emerge from the field of mud on the long end of an 8-4 score. Robertson, Stoneham’s Walter John- son, had a good day causing no less than two would-be “Babes” to fan the breeze. Horace Ford, who covered the initial sack in the absence of Don Hunt, play- ed sweet ball, and in addition to laying down a nice bunt, socked out a single over second base. The local team’s infield showed much improvement over its previous ragged exhibition, and Kinsley teamed up with Frazier in big league style. The Woburn boys put the boots to many a chance and had seven errors in the last column. Brock caught his usual good ball, keeping the team on its toes at all stages of the game. The summary: S. H. S. ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 3 1 2 5 1 Robertson p 5 1 1 1 0 Duplin cf 5 1 0 0 0 Brock c 5 0 12 0 0 Frazier 2b 4 1 1 2 0 Neilson 3b 4 1 0 1 0 Smith If 3 1 0 0 0 White rf 3 0 1 0 0 Ford lb 4 1 10 0 0 t Fudge 1 0 0 0 0 Fletcher 1 0 0 0 0 — — — . — Totals 38 W. H. S. 7 27 0 1 ab bh po a e Duran 3 5 o 0 2 1 Donegan ss 4 0 3 2 2 Arthur 2b 2 1 1 1 2 Mizzey 2b 2 0 0 2 1 Carroll rf 3 1 0 0 0 Coates lb 4 2 9 1 0 Costello If 2 0 0 0 1 Joyce cf 3 0 2 0 0 T. Martin c 0 0 4 0 0 A. Martin c 4 0 8 0 0 McElaney p 2 0 0 2 0 Peterson p 1 0 0 1 0 Plummer If 1 0 0 0 0 $ Cuneo 1 1 0 0 0 § Keating 1 0 0 0 0 If Carey 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 36 7 27 : 11 7 Batted for Neilson in ninth; t Bat- ted for Smith in ninth; t Batted for Joyce in ninth ; $ Batted for Costello in ninth ; If Batted for A. Martin in ninth. Score by innings: 123456789 S. H. S. 2 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0—8 W. H. S. 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0—4 Runs made by, Robertson 2, Duplin 2, Kinsley, Brock, Smith, Duran, Ar- thur, Carroll, Coates. Two base hits, Duran, Coates. Struck out by Robert- son 11, by McElaney 10, by Peterson 2. Base on balls by Robertson 2, by McEl- aney 2, by Peterson. Time 2h, 15 m. Umpire, McKinnon. S. H. S. 7 — W. H. S. 5 Robertson chalked up his second straight win of the season at Wakefield and showed the fans how to allow a single tally to cross the plate with the first three men in the inning on with no out. He fanned the fourth man, caused the fifth to pop up to his battery mate Fred 16 STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL TRACK TEAM STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY TEAM STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL FIELD HOCKEY TEAM IN LOVING MEMORY OF MISS FRANCES E. HUTCHINSON CLASS OF 1925 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Brock, who made a remarkable one hand stab on this play. He next threw on into the dirt and allowed a man to score but the best the man at the bat could do was to hit to the infield. Bobby came through with four hits out of four trips to the plate and he also chalked up a pair of tallies for his team. Jack Neilson had a tough day at the hot corner and gave way to Hoddy Chase, who looked as if he could hold down the position if he were given the regular assignment. Wakefield again threatened in the ninth, but with two men on and two away, the best that Flannigan could do was to knock out a long fly to Joe White, who made the catch easily. The summary: S. H. S. ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 5 4 1 4 0 Eobertson p 5 4 1 4 0 Duplin cf 5 3 0 0 0 Hunt lb 5 2 13 0 0 Brock c 5 2 11 0 0 Frazier 2b 4 1 0 2 0 Neilson 3b 2 0 0 1 2 Chase 3b 2 0 0 0 0 Sweet If 3 0 0 0 0 White rf 4 0 2 0 0 Totals 39 13 W. H. S. 27 8 3 ab bh po a e Talbot cf 4 0 1 0 0 Crosby rf 2 0 1 0 0 Dulong rf 3 0 2 0 0 Tyler c 4 1 7 2 1 Tasker lb 5 2 10 0 0 Flannigan If 5 0 0 0 0 Brewer ss 3 1 2 0 1 Horrigan p 4 2 0 4 1 Moulton 3b 2 0 0 2 1 Eoberts 3b 1 0 2 1 1 Preston 2b 3 1 1 1 0 Lobarty 2b 1 1 1 0 0 Totals 37 8 27 10 5 Score by innings: 123456789 W. H. S. 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0—5 S. H. S. 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1—7 Euns made by Kinsley 2, Eobertson 2, Duplin 2, Hunt, Talbot, Tyler 2, Brewer, Preston. Two base hits, Eob- ertson, Duplin 2, Tyler, Tasker. Three base hits, Eobertson. Double plays, Eobertson to Hunt, White to Hunt. Struck out by Eobertson 9, by Horri- gan 5. Hit by pitched ball, Kinsley by Horrigan. Base on balls by Eobertson 4, by Horrigan 1. W r ild pitch, Eobert- son. Umpire, Fradier. S. H. S. 2 — W. H. S. 6 Francis Tansey, star port-side hurler of the Winchester High pitched a nice game, and let down the curtain on Stoneham’s chances by allowing them to get just four scattered hits off his stuff. Although Eobby had an off day in the box, he rapped out two of these hard bingles. Eobby was the last man in the batting order last season, but has the highest average on the team this year. Tansey himself got as many hits as the Stoneham team, having a perfect day at the bat. Eobby was relieved in the seventh frame by Bud McCall, Stoneham’s first left hand flinger in many years, and he held the opposing team scoreless for the remainder of the game. The defeat may have been due to the absence of Coach Morrill, who went on a fishing trip during vacation week, but at any rate Tansey was really too good to lose. The summary: S. H. S. ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 3 13 3 0 Eobertson p, If 3 2 13 0 Duplin cf 4 0 0 0 0 Brock c 4 0 3 2 1 Hunt lb 4 19 0 1 Frazier 2b 4 0 6 2 0 White If 3 0 10 0 Chase 3b 3 0 14 0 Smith If 10 0 0 0 McCall p 0 0 0 0 0 Ford t Metcher Totals 29 4 24 14 2 W. H. S. ab bh po a e Dolan ss 4 0 0 2 0 Donlon cf 4 2 10 0 Tansey p 4 4 0 5 0 Melley c 4 1 10 2 0 Eobinson 3b 3 0 12 0 Chamberlain lb 4 1 12 0 0 O’Donnell 2b 4 12 3 1 Harriman If 4 2 0 0 0 Knowlton rf 3 110 0 Totals 34 12 27 14 1 Score by innings: 123456789 17 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC S. H. S. 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0—2 W. H. S. 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 —6 Runs made by, Chamberlain 2, Melley, Robinson, Harriman, Knowlton, Smith, Kinsley. Two base hits, Harriman. Three base hit, Harriman. Struck out by Tansey 10, by Robertson 1. Base on balls, off Tansey 2, Robertson 1. Hit by pitched ball by Tansey, Smith. Um- pire, Matthews. Batted for Hunt t Batted for Frazier Score by innings: 123456789 S. H. S. 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0—4 P. H. S. 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2—5 Runs made by Coutts 2, Souter, Swen- son, Blunt, Kinsley 2, Robertson, Dup- lin. Two base hits, Robertson, Duplin, Smith, Coutts, Blunt 2, Dyer. Struck out by Robertson 6, by Anderson 4, by Dyer 10. Base on balls by Anderson 1, by Dyer 2. Umpire, Featherstone. S. H. S. 5 — P. H. S. 3 S. H. S. 4 — P. H. S. 5 In a game played at Stoneham, Pun- chard High from Andover succeeded in squeezing out a 5-4 over the wearers of the blue and white. Anderson started his first game for Stoneham against the best pitcher that the boys had faced this year and succeeded in holding his own for five frames in good style. In the sixth frame, however, he was bat- ted from the mound and Robertson took up the task of pitching. He pitch- ed good enough ball to win but a wild throw by Ford in the ninth inning was the undoing of matters. This forced the game to go extra innings. The game was temporarily stopped by rain in the eighth, but it cleared up so that it could be finished. The summary: Stoneham got sweet revenge on the Punchard team and came through in fine style, winning 5-3. Anderson again opposed the Andover team and incidentally their pitcher, Dyer. He was evidently not right from the start and withdrew in the fourth, in favor of Stoneham’s old reliable Robertson. This was the first game of the season that Robby has failed to get at least one hit off his opponents offerings. Don Hunt showed traces of his last year’s hitting power by lacing out a pretty triple. The infield with Chase at third show- ed to good advantage, and Hoddy turn- ed in one especially nice play on a foul fly which he caught while running with his back to the ball. The summary: s. H. S. ab bh po a e ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 2 1 2 4 0 Kinsley ss 5 1 1 3 0 Robertson p, rf 4 1 3 0 0 Robertson If, p 4 0 0 3 0 Duplin cf 4 2 2 0 0 Duplin cf 4 2 0 0 0 Brock c 4 1 11 2 0 Brock c 4 0 9 1 0 Frazier 2b 4 1 0 0 0 Hunt lb 3 1 12 0 0 Nielson 3b 3 0 0 2 1 Frazier 2b 3 1 1 3 0 Smith If 1 1 0 0 0 White rf 3 1 0 0 0 White rf 2 1 0 0 0 Bailey rf 1 0 0 0 0 Fudge rf 2 0 0 0 0 Chase 3b 4 2 2 2 0 Anderson p 2 0 0 1 0 Anderson p 1 0 0 0 0 Ford lb 2 0 9 0 1 Smith If 2 0 2 0 0 McCall If 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 30 8 27 9 o 4 P. H. S. Totals 35 8 27 12 0 ab bh po a e P. H. S. Souter ss 4 2 0 0 0 ab bh po a e Coutts If 5 2 2 0 1 Souter ss 3 1 2 4 0 Murphy rf 2 0 0 0 0 Coutts If 3 0 0 0 0 Swenson rf 2 1 2 0 0 Murphy 2b 3 2 1 0 0 Blunt cf 5 2 1 0 0 Blunt rf 4 0 2 1 0 Dyer p 3 2 0 2 0 Dyer p 4 0 1 3 0 Phillips lb 4 1 8 0 0 Swenson cf 3 1 1 0 0 Stevenson c 4 1 10 2 1 Phil lips lb 3 0 9 0 0 Fallon 2b 4 0 2 0 0 Stevenson c 3 1 11 0 0 Doyle 3b 4 0 2 3 0 Doyle 3b 4 1 0 1 0 Totals 37 11 27 7 2 Totals 30 6 27 9 0 18 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Score by innings: 123456789 S. H. S. 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0—5 P. H. S. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0—3 Runs made by Kinsley, Hunt, Fraz- ier, White, Chase, Souter 2, Doyle. Three base hit, Hunt. Struck out by Robertson 8, by Anderson 1, by Dyer 9. Base on balls off Anderson 3, off Rob- ertson 1, off Dyer 2. Umpire, Stewart. S. H. S. 1 — B. H. S. 2 In the best game that has been play- ed on the Pomeworth Street grounds in many a season, Belmont High, with the snappiest schoolboy infield that has made its appearance this year, defeated Stoneham 2-1. The game was a tough one for Robby to lose, even more so than for the rest of the team, because he pitched winning ball, allowing only seven scattered hits and fanning 14. Stoneham scored in the last part of the initial frame, on a single by Robby, a double by Ralph, and a fumble by the Belmont short fielder, on Brockie’s smash to him. Brock and Duplin were left stranded, however, as both Hunt and Frazier popped up to Long. In its half of the second, Belmont was handed a run, after Duplin had cut off a run by a beautiful throw in to the plate. Long, the Belmont second sack- er, having gone to second on the throw, set out to purloin third. Robertson threw to the bag, and Chase saw the play too late to prevent the ball rolling to the end of the bleachers. Long scor- ed. Kinsley batted in hard luck all the afternoon, giving the Belmont infield- ers chances for sensational stops. The tenth round started with the score at one all. Robertson made the first two batters look foolish and fan- ned both of them. The next batter was safe on a doubtful decision ; he stole second, and scored when Napoli caught Smith If 3 0 . . 2 0 0 Total 32 4 30 10 2 B. H. S. ab bh po • a e Woods ss 5 2 2 4 0 Napoli 3b 4 1 3 2 0 S’hana cf 4 0 0 0 0 Murphy rf 3 0 1 0 0 Hawkes rf 1 0 0 0 0 Grady If 4 1 0 0 0 Secar e 4 1 4 0 0 Long 2b 4 1 3 4 0 Larson lb 4 1 17 0 0 Maguire p 4 0 0 3 0 Totals 37 7 30 13 0 6 7 0 0 0 0 9 10 0 0 — 0 1 — Score by innings: ». !oo B. H. S. 0 10 Runs made by Woods, Long Robert- son. Two base hits, Larson, Duplin, Brock. Stolen bases, Woods, Grady. Struck out by Maguire 5, by Robertson 14. Wild pitch, Robertson. Passed ball, Brock. Umpire, Timmons. S. H. S. 12 — L. H. S. 1 In a game more filled with errors than hits, Stoneham High walked away with Lexington 12-1. Robertson pitch- ed air tight ball and until he was taken out in the ninth, no runs were chalked up for the losers. The rookie battery, consisting of McCall pitching and Rich- ards catching, allowed Lexington to put across their only tally which came with two out in the ninth inning. This vic- tory only furthers the general belief that Belmont and Stoneham are the log- ical contenders for the championship. Brock got four bingles out of five trips to the rubber and played a good game in the field as well. The summary : S. H. S. field. The summary: Kinsley ss Robertson p, rf ctU 5 4 un r u 2 pu 2 0 ' u 2 3 e 0 1 S. H. S. Duplin cf 5 3 1 1 1 ab bh po a e Brock c 5 4 12 1 0 Kinsley ss 4 0 0 2 0 Richards c 0 0 0 0 0 Robertson p 4 1 0 3 1 Hunt lb 5 3 10 0 0 Duplin cf 4 1 1 1 0 Frazier 2b 5 1 0 1 0 Brock c 4 2 19 0 0 Chase 3b 4 2 2 0 Hunt lb 4 0 7 0 0 Smith If 4 3 0 0 0 Frazier 2b 4 0 1 0 0 McCall p 0 0 0 0 0 White rf 2 0 0 0 0 White rf 4 0 0 0 0 Bowser rf 1 0 0 0 0 Chase 3b 3 0 0 4 0 Totals 41 18 27 10 2 19 THE STONEIIAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC L. H. S. Sweeney 2b Lydia rd 3b J. Molloy p Biggi c Stetson ss Bauding If C. Molloy cf Greeley lb Bussell rf ab bh po a e 5 112 0 5 10 11 4 10 6 0 4 19 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 3 2 111 4 110 0 4 0 10 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 Totals 36 9 24 11 2 Score by innings: 123456789 S. H. S. 1 0 2 3 0 3 1 2 —12 L. H. S. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1—1 Buns made by Kinsley 3, Robertson, Duplin 4, Brock, Smith 2, Hunt, Bussell. Two base hits by Bobertson, Kinsley. Three base hits by Bauding. Double plays, Kinsley to Hunt. Struck out by Bobertson 8, by McCall 2, by Molloy 6. Base on balls off Bobertson 1, McCall 2 , Molloy 1. Hit by pitched ball, Kinsley by Molloy. Umpire, Featherstone. S. H. S. 15 — R. H. S. 1 In a slow, wierd game on a dusty field at Pomeworth Street, the Stoneham High School defeated Beading High by the score of 15 to 1. The game was so long drawn out that it was necessary to call it at the end of the seventh inning. Bobertson pitched well for Stoneham, holding the Beading boys to four safe- ties, while the local team on the other hand showed a persistant tendency to hit them “where they aint.” The summary: S. H. S. ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 4 2 2 2 0 Bobertson p 3 2 0 1 0 Duplin cf 5 3 1 0 0 Brock c 3 2 10 1 0 Hunt lb 4 1 6 0 0 Frazier 2b 2 0 2 2 0 Chase 3b 3 0 0 2 0 White rf 3 2 0 0 0 Smith If 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 28 12 21 B. H. S. 8 0 ab bh po a e Ellis cf 2 1 2 1 0 Piepont c 2 0 8 0 1 Cox lb 3 1 3 0 0 White ss 2 1 0 1 0 Rooney ss 1 0 0 0 1 Doherty If Lyons 2b Merritt 3b Doherty rf Spear p Oldenbrook p Totals Score by innings : S. H. S. B. H. S. 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 110 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 10 0 10 21 3 18 7 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 3 0 5 0 5 2 —15 001000 0—1 Bu ns made by Kinsley 2, Bobertson 3, Duplin 3, Brock, Frazier, Chase, White 2, Smith 2, Ellis. Two base hits, Bobertson, Duplin, Brock, Ellis. Struck out by Bobertson 8, by Spear 7. Base on balls off Bobertson 4, off Spear 4, off Frazier by Spear, Ellis by Bobertson. Umpire, Cleary. S. H. S. 9 — L. H. S. 5 Stoneham High won its third League game of the season, defeating Lexing- ton 9 to 5. Although Stoneham was clearly superior, their work was ragged at times. The entire team seemed ov- er confident, indulging in some listless work. Stoneham did nothing in the first ex- cept for Duplin, who was stopped at second trying to stretch a routine single into a double. In the second they put across two markers. Brock led off with a two bagger, took third on Hunt’s out, and scored on Frazier’s rap to the third baseman, the latter throwing wide of the plate. When the catcher hurled into right field, Frazier took second. He immediately stole third and ambled in on a passed ball. Lex- ington got one run on two clean hits and an error. In the third Smith belted a smoking liner into left, and stole second. Dup- lin scored him with a single, and made the circuit himself, when the left field- er heaved over the catcher’s head. Two more were chalked up on Stet- son’s boot. Chase reached on Lydiard’s bad throw. After Frazier stole third, Chase finally made up his mind to take second. Both scored on Smith’s ring- ing hit to center. In the fifth Duplin hit beyond the tennis courts, easily making a round trip. Hunt walked, Frazier tripled, and White singled. A grand total of three runs for ' this inning. Smith’s third hit went to waste. In the same inning Lexington got two runs, when Biggi dropped a Texas leaguer just out 20 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC of Kinsley’s reach, the runners scoring from second and third. Stoneham did not score after the fifth. Lexington, on the other hand, added one run each in the seventh and eighth. One was the result of three hits in combination. The other result- ed after a short passed ball, when Brock lost out in a fast race with Lyd- iard. The summary: S. H. S. ab bh po a e Kinsley ss 5 0 0 4 1 Robertson p 5 0 0 6 0 Duplin cf 5 3 10 0 Brock c 5 4 6 0 0 Hunt lb 4 1 12 0 0 Frazier 2b 3 13 3 1 Chase 3b 4 0 2 0 1 White rf 4 2 0 0 0 Bowser rf 1 Oil 0 Smith If 4 3 2 0 0 Ford (a) 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 41 14 27 14 3 L. H. S. ab bh po a e Sweeney 2b 5 13 2 0 Lydiard ss 4 10 3 1 Biggi p 5 10 2 0 Stetson 3b 5 112 0 C. Molloy cf 5 2 0 0 0 Rauding If 4 0 3 1 0 Greeley lb 4 2 11 0 1 Frost rf 3 0 10 0 Russell c 3 18 0 1 Totals 38 9 27 10 3 Score by innings : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 S. H. S. 0 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 0— 9 L. H. S. 0 10 0 2 0 110— 5 Runs made by Duplin 2, Brock, Hunt, Frazier 3, Chase, Smith, Sweeney, Lyd- iard, Rauding 2, Russell. Two base hits Duplin, Brock, Hunt. Three base hit, Frazier. Home run, Duplin. Double plays, Bowser to Hunt. Struck out by Robertson 5, by Biggi 6. Base on balls off Robertson 3, off Biggi 1. Stolen bas- es, Duplin 2, Brock, Hunt, Smith, Sweeney. Umpire, Keegan. S. H. S. 4— R. H. S. 2 Last Wednesday, Stoneham High pushed Reading out of the Middlesex League race by defeating them 4 to 2. The game was rather loosely played on account of the very hot day. Stone- ham High’s sluggers had an off day, on- ly collecting four runs. Robertson twirled the entire game for the local boys and fanned twelve. Spear, pitching for Reading, fanned twelve also. In the second inning Stoneham got two runs. Brock hit, was forced to sec- ond by Hunt but the second baseman threw Hunt out at first. Brock then stole third, Frazier drew a pass, and both of them scored on Chase’s nice single. White died out and Smith fan- ned. Reading tied in their half of the in- ning. Rooney fanned, and Doherty died out. Latham got hit by Robert- son, stole second, and tallied on Mer- ritt’s double. Merritt then scored on an error thru Frazier. Spear fanned. Stoneham got their next run in third. Kinsley fanned, Robertson got hit by Spear, went round to third on Duplin’s hit, and scored on Merritt’s error of Brock’s liner. Hunt was thrown out at first and Frazier fanned. In the seventh, Robertson scored again. He hit a nice bingle to short center, then went to second on an error. Duplin sacrificed him to third and he counted on Brock’s hit. The next three up died out. The next game is at Pomeworth St. grounds, Stoneham vs. Belmont, this Saturday afternoon. The summary: S. H. S. ab h po a e Kinsley ss 4 1 2 r» 0 Robertson p 4 1 0 4 1 Duplin cf 4 1 2 0 0 Brock c 4 2 12 1 0 Hunt lb 4 0 6 0 0 Frazier 2b 3 1 1 1 1 Chase 3b 3 1 3 1 1 White rf 4 1 1 0 0 Smith If 3 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 8 27 9 3 Reading ab h po a e Ellis cf 4 0 0 0 0 Pierpont c 3 0 15 2 0 Cox lb 4 1 6 0 0 Rooney 3b 4 0 2 0 0 Doherty If 4 0 1 0 0 Latham 2b 3 1 1 3 0 Merritt ss 4 o 0 3 2 Warren If 4 0 0 0 0 Spear p 4 1 2 1 1 — — — - — Totals 34 5 27 9 3 21 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC 123456789 S. H. S. 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0—4 Reading 02000000 0—2 Runs made by Robertson 2, Brock, Frazier, Merritt, Latham. Two base hits, Cox, Merritt. Struck out by Rob- ertson 12, by Spear 12. Base on balls off Spear 4. Stolen bases, Kinsley, Dup- lin 2, Brock, Frazier, Latham. Hit by pitched ball, Latham by Robertson, Robertson by Spear. Umpire, Timmons. S. H. S. 5 — B. H. S. 6 The local boys had their chance at the championship of the Middlesex League, last Saturday, but lost to Bel- mont in a close game. The score was 6 to 5 at the finish in favor of the visi- tors. Quite a gathering of fans was there in spite of the hot day. The sun was very bright and hindered the players in seeing the ball. Robertson pitched the entire game for the Stoneham boys, and twirled a great game fanning 8 men, but his work at the bat was not as good as usual. Kinsley at last came back into his bat- ting stride, and got three hits at four times up. Maguire pitched for Bel- mont. The Stoneham boys seemed to hit him but the infield and outfield played air tight. Stoneham High opened up right away and scored. Kinsley hit, and stole sec- ond. Then just as Robertson laid down a pretty bunt Kinsley circled third and beat Larson’s throw home. Duplin and Brock were thrown out at first. Belmont tied in their half of the in- ning. Napoli hit, was sacrificed to sec- ond by Long, and scored on DeStef- fano’s double to center. Seeor fanned, and Grady got passed, bu f got out steal- ing second. In the second Hawkes got a home run, but nobody was on. In the third, Long and DeStcffano were thrown out at first. Then Secor doubled and came home on Grady’s Texas leag- uer to short right field. Grady was put out stealing second again. Stoneham tallied once in the 4th. Duplin hit, stole second and third, and scored on Brock’s hit. Hunt, Frazier and Chase were thrown out at first. In Belmont’s half of the 4th, DeSteffano and Secor got out, Grady got on first when Kinsley fumbled hi3 fly; he then stole second. Hawkes got the only pass off Robertson. Larson hit safely scor- ing Grady. Eagan fanned. The local boys in the fifth tied the score with two runs. White got to first on the short stop’s error. Smith sacri- ficed him down to second. Kinsley crashed a double to the road, scoring White. He stole third and came home on Robertson’s sacrifice. Duplin flied out to the center fielder. In the 8th, Stoneham gave Belmont a scare ; Duplin singled, stole second, and Brock fanned, but Hunt singled scoring Duplin. Then Frazier crashed one to the short stop who happened in front of it, and doubled Hunt on second cut- ting off Stoneham’s rally. The summary: S. H. S. ab h po a e Kinsley ss 4 3 1 1 1 Robertson p 2 0 1 6 1 Duplin cf 4 2 1 0 0 Brock c 4 2 9 2 0 Hunt lb 3 1 10 0 0 Frazier 2b 3 0 2 1 1 Chase 3b 4 0 0 0 0 White rf 4 0 0 0 0 Smith If 3 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 8 24 10 3 B. H. S. ab h po a e Napoli ss 2 1 1 3 1 Long 2b 4 1 3 1 0 Secor c 5 o 2 1 0 DeSteffano cf 5 1 2 0 0 Grady If 4 1 5 0 0 Hawkes rf 3 2 0 0 0 Larson lb 4 3 13 0 0 Egan 3b 4 0 0 3 0 Maguire p A 1 1 6 0 Totals 35 12 27 14 1 Score by innings: 123456789 S. H. S. 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0—5 B. II. S. 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 —6 Runs made by Napoli, Long, Secor, Grady, Hawkes, Maguire, Kinsley 2, Duplin 2, White. Two base hits, Secor 2, DcStaffano, Kinsley. Home run, Hawkes. Stolen bases, Larson, Secor, Kinsley 2, Duplin, Brock. Double plays, Napoli to Long. Base on balls off Ma- guire 2, by Robertson 1. Struck out by Maguire 2, by Robertson 8. Hit by pitched ball, Smith by Maguire. Um- pire, Featherstone. 22 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC C C H [ 10 3 f=K Ni Q 3. 3 | AS OTHERS SEE US THE AUTHENTIC — Your paper is very well organized. Wouldn’t it be better to break up the stories with poems instead of having the poems and stories each separate? It would be easier to read. Couldn’t you use larger type? It would improve the appear- ance so much. — The Encar, Racine, Wisconsin. THE AUTHENTIC — Fine cuts and real good stories. All departments in- teresting except “Athletics” which is very weak in comparison to the others. — The Alpha, New Bedford, Mass. AS WE SEE OTHERS The Pinnacle — A snappy magazine with clever illustrations. The Huttlestonian — We are glad to welcome you to our exchange depart- ment. Your literary and joke depart- ments are especially good. The Enicar — Who’s Who, an original idea. First class athletic department. The Early Trainer — Good paper but more cuts desirable. We acknowledge with thanks the fol- lowing exchanges: “Pinnacle,” Meredith H. S., Meredith, N. H. “Record,” Goddard Seminary, Barre, Yt. “Sagamore,” Brookline H. S., Brook- line, Mass. “Spectator,” Chicopee H. S., Chicopee. “Brackenridge Times,” Brackenridge H. S., San Antonio, Texas. “Blue Pencil,” Walnut H. S., Natick. “Oracle,” Manatee H. S., Bradentown, Fla. “Imp,” Brighten H. S., Boston. “Snap,” Aline H. S., Aline, Oklahoma. “School Times,” Springfield H. S., Springfield, Mo. “Drury Academe,” Drury, H. S., Dru- ry. “Poly Press,” Baltimore H. S., Balti- more, Md. “Alpha,” New Bedford H. S., New Bedford. “Enicar,” Racine H. S., Racine, Wis. “Netop,” Turners Falls H. S., Turners Falls. “Pinion,” McKinley H. S., Honol ulu, Hawaii. “The Abhis,” Abington H. S., Abing- ton, Mass. “The Huttlestonian,” Fair Haven H. S., Fair Haven, Mass. “The Echo,” Methuen H. S., Methuen. A DEDICATION To the man who, guiding our steps, has patiently borne our troubles and continuously endeavored to preserve our honor and dignity, we owe our most sincere thanks. It mattered much to him that our pride and self-respect should be placed with those having the highest of educational standards. To this man, — to this teacher, — to this illustrious yet unawarded master. no expression of appreciation, — no hon- or too high can be given. We who have entrusted to him our cares and troubles, fears and anxieties, little real- ize what invaluable services he has per- formed. It is therefore only 1 fitting that we should, from our innermost hearts, dedicate to our principal, this i ssue of the Authentic, that he may, in some measure, receive the gratitude that every student owes him. 23 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC 1924 “Bob” Harrington is attending New Hampshire State College. Lawrence Carter is working at the American Trust Company, Boston. John Devlin has gone into the plumb- ing business with his brother. Norman Pierce is keeping “Bob” com- pany at New Hampshire State. Dorothy Green is attending Bryant Stratton. Mildred Krohn and Marion Wallace both have positions at the John Han- cock. Florence Thompson is working for the Boston Maine B. B. Co. Campbell de Gruehy is a clerk in Whitney’s Drug Store. Gerald Byan is working for the Gin- ter Co., Boston. Bay Buck has a position at the Old Colonial Trust Co., Boston. Joe Fallon is attending St. John’s Prep School. He — I had a fight. She — Who licked ? He — Me, I knocked a fellow so cold that he fell on a block of ice and burnt himself to death. Nature is generous. She gives us our faces, but we can pick our own teeth. Jim — I read in the paper that twelve people were killed down in Mexico City yesterday. Tim — Ya, who was elected? Father (over long distance phone) — Hello John, why didn’t you make better grades? John — Can’t hear you, father. Father — I say, couldn’t you make better grades? John — I can’t hear, father. Father — I say, John, do you need any money? John — Yes, sir, send about $50, fath- er. “Why do you go with Jack — he’s a bad egg.” “I’m afraid to drop him.” “No one has ever denied that a pil- low is a knapsa k.” Man may be the head of the family, but woman buys the hats. What a man’s wife doesn’t know, will never hurt him. Little Henry — Mother, may I have a nickel for the poor old man who is out- side crying? Mother — Yes, dear, but what is he crying about? Henry — He’s crying, “Salty peanuts 5c a bag.” “My husband is plain-spoken; he calls a spade a spade.” “So is mine, but I won’t say what he calls the lawn mower.” “So your lost, little man? Why didn’t you hang on to your mother’s skirt?” Youngster — “Couldn’t reach it.” She — Why did the referee call that a foul on Bill? He — For holding. She — Now isn’t that just like Bill? Pheda — Jack’s a leading man in the movies now. Bava — Yes? Pheda — Yes, an usher. 24 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Judge — You are charged with shoot- ing squirrels out of season. Prisoner — Your Honor, I shot them in self defense. He — The ancient Greeks often com- mitted suicide. She — Them was the days. You can only do it once now. He — Do you sing? She — Oh, some, just to kill time. He — Well, you have a wonderful in- strument for it. Teacher — What happened to Samp- son when he pulled the pillars down? Willie — He got fallen arches, I guess. “I’ll sock that guy to-morrow, : ” said the haberdasher, as his customer went by. Here’s to the picture on my desk; here’s to the other picture on my desk — “may they never meet.” Teacher — Children, can any of you tell me what is the most dangerous part of an automobile? Tommy — Yes, Ma’am. It’s the driv- er. A lady was about to engage a maid. “It seems to me,” she said, “that you ask very high wages seeing that you’ve had no experience.” “Oh, no, mum,” answered the girl earnestly, “you see, it’s much harder work when you don’t know how.” “Come, Bridget, how much longer are you going to be filling that pepper- box?” “Sure, ma’am, and it’s meself can’t say how long it’ll be taking me to get all this stuff in the thing through the little holes in the top.” Customer — You’re sure one bottle will cure a cold? Assistant — It must, sir, nobody’s ev- er come back for a second. “After the wreck, when your husband was drowning, did all his past sins come up before him?” “Good heavens, no! He wasn’t in the water all that time!” Jack — I just got a three dollar bill. Jill — Impossible. Jack — Tell that to my dentist, it’s from him. “Is Jack a loud dresser?” “Is he! You should hear him hunt- ing for his collar button.” Diner — Waiter, what kind of meat is this? Waiter — Spring lamb, sir. Diner — I thot so, I’ve been chewing one of the springs for an hour. Jack — My wife is a fine religious cook. Joe — Religious cook! How’s that? Jack — She gives me sacrifices of burnt offerings. 1st Drunk — Shay, you look like a deuce. 2nd Drunk — Hozzat? 1st Drunk — There’s two of you. City Cousin — Why do you paint the inside of your chicken coop? Farmer — To keep the hens from picking the grain out of the wood. Rastus was sporting proudly a new shirt, when a friend asked: “How many yards does it take for a shirt like that?” “I got three shirts like this out of one yard last night.” “I heard your son was an undertaker. I thot you said he was a physician.” “Not at all, I just said he followed the medical profession.” “The only remedy for malaria is whiskey and quinine.” “Where can you get it?” “What quinine?” “No, malaria.” To avoid that run-down feeling, cross crossings carefully. It isn’t only dead men who leave wives. The reformer who is always seeing dirt should clean his glasses. He — There’s a man at the door with a wooden leg. She — Tell him we don’t want any. “Dick’s a little dumb.” “How so?” “I told him it was a wet party and he brought an umbrella.” Leo the Barber 13 FRANKLIN STREET 25 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC F. A. McCarthy Radiators Rebuilt and Repaired Welding and Cutting a Specialty Telephone 0821-W 8 EMERSON ST, STONEHAM COMPLIMENTS OF Reading Greenhouses and Nurseries Floral and Nursery Products Katharine Gibbs School Secretarial and Executive Training for Educated Women NEW YORK BOSTON PROVIDENCE 247 Park Avenue 151 Commonwealth Avenue 155 Angell Street ONE YEAR COURSE includes technical, economic, and broad business train- ing, preparing for superior positions. TWO-YEAR COURSE including six college subjects for students not desir- ing college, but wishing a cultural as well as a business education. SEVEN-MONTHS COURSE — executive training for college women and women with business experience. Attractive residence school in Boston ideally situated at 151 Commonwealth Avenue. The school is within easy walking distance of Boston’s shops, theatres, churches, and leading hotels. A location that is both quiet and convenient. COMPLIMENTS OF Dr. F. E. Harris C. W. Houghton Steam, Hot Water and Furnace Heating Telephone 139 COMPLIMENTS OF Chase Finnegan STONEHAM AND READING J. A. McDonough Groceries and Provisions 4 AND 6 FRANKLIN STREET 26 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC COMPLIMENTS OF T. A. Pettengill COMPLIMENTS OF Dr. William S. Coy BARNSTEAD COMPLIMENTS OF THE PRINTER C. W. Messer W. W. Fiske Co. WAKEFIELD Coal, Coke, Wood DAILY ITEM Phone 0254-W WAKEFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS COMPLIMENTS OF Crosby Hogan COMPLIMENTS OF R. F. Bresnahan D.M.D. STONEHAM THEATRE BUILDING 27 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC COMPLIMENTS OF COMPLIMENTS OF Reynolds the Plumber 445 MAIN STREET STONEHAM W. P. Fletcher Box Co. The Middlesex Drug Co. “ Where Friends Meet Friends” Mrs. E. R. Boyd, Reg. Phar. CENTRAL SQUARE YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO VISIT OUR STORE AT ALL TIMES Stoneham Furniture Company 9 FRANKLIN STREET COMPLIMENTS OF Bell Hardware Company COMPLIMENTS OF Porter Company B. P. Perry Groceries and Provisions 466 MAIN STREET, STONEHAM COMPLIMENTS OF Archie G. Wills Local Agents for Kents, Page Shaw, Foss, H. N. Fish and Samoset CHOCOLATES Whitney’s Pharmacy First Class Drug Store Merchandise Emerson the Druggist 415 MAIN STREET COMPLIMENTS OF E. W. Schaefer NEWSDEALER STATIONER COMPLIMENTS OF H. P. Howe Baker Celia Crocetti Fruit, Candy Cigars, Tobacco 423 MAIN STREET STONEHAM Kathryn Kandies 363 MAIN STREET Tel. 0SS6-M FOR THAT PARTY SEE KELLY Kelly’s Ice Cream COMPLIMENTS OF M. W. Downs STONEHAM 28 $ t 6X zr.


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