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m C., 3 C! AUTHENTIC . ' y " DEED5 NOT WORDS ” GRADUATION NUMBER 1928 D 0 i t fittttor OIIhss We respectfully dedicate this issue of THE AUTHENTIC in a spirit of com- radeship as we come to the parting of our ways. During the past year we have been friendly rivals and it is certain that we have derived a mutual benefit from this association. May the friendship which has existed between us continue into the future. J rrofo Straight from a mighty bow this truth is driven : “They fail, and they alone, who have not striven. Fly far, O shaft of light! all doubt redeeming; Rouse men from dull despair and idle dreaming. High Heaven s evangel be, gospel God-given : “They fail, and they alone, who have not striven. Au%ntir PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL, STONEHAM, MASS. VOLUME 46 JUNE 1928 NUMBER 4 THE EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-chief STANLEY E. SANDS Assistants FLORENCE McDONOUGH Literary Editor Advertising Manager Assistant Advertising Manager Business Manager Girls’ Athletic Editor Girls’ Athletic Editor Joke and Class Notes Editor Alumni and Exchange Editor Designer Typist Class Editors Class of ’28 Class of ’29 Class of ’30 Class of ’31 Class of ’32 Class of ’33 DOROTHY SWEET ESTHER MURPHY . LEWIS A. ORSILLO LILLIAN HUNT ....DANIEL GRIFFIN HENRY RICHARDSON .MARIAN de GRUGHY ..ROBERT PETERSON ....HELEN PACKARD LILLIAN HUNT NORA CUTTER .RUTH BARNSTEAD JOAN MUNGER JANE CLARK CLIFFORD TAYLOR .CARLTON CONNER .MARY MONTAGUE CONTENTS Presideut’s Address 3 Our National Forest Problem 4 History of the Class of 192S 5 Class Prophecy 7 Prophecy of the Prophet 10 Last Vvill and Testament of the Class of 1928 11 Statistics of the Class of 1928 11 Senior Directory 12 Editorials 15 Retrospect 15 HacDonald Medals 15 Our Cover 16 Yobis Magnas Gratias Aginius 16 Basketball Coach Engaged 16 To Whom It May Concern 16 Honor List 17 Thirty Years Ago 17 Letter Presentation 17 High School Memorial Exercises 17 Exchange Comments 18 Sports 19 Exchange 24 Alumni 25 Class Notes .26 GRADUATION NUMBER l restbent’s .hitvcgs Thomas E. Pardue, Jr. Parents, Teacdiers, Friends and Class- mates : In behalf of the Class of 1928 I take great pleasure in welcoming you to these, our graduation exercises. For twelve years, we, as a class, have been together in both work and pleas- ure but today we are meeting for the final time. In the last four years our number has greatly decreased and those who have succeeded find truth in the proverb of old, “Success is wrought by deeds not words.” The realization of this truth is now forced upon us in ‘a singular light. We now realize that our deeds alone are not responsible for carrying us through the three years of our high school ca- reer but a large measure of our success is due to the deeds of others. Ever faithful parents, we are not too over-joyed in this day of triumph to realize that all our achievements in life, now and forevermore, we owe to you. Whether you are with us here or in that greater land beyond, your unceasing love alone makes life worth living. In you, our teachers, we have always found the guidance of a friend. Untiring, ever patient, helping both the ambitious and the indifferent, you have brought us a united body to this graduation day. Parents and teachers, we will hold you ever in our hearts as the nearest and dearest, realizing that your deeds have laid the foundation upon which this and our future success depends. Commencement is not a day of sad- ness. It is rather a day of triumph and joy. It is a time, without which dreams could never come true, and visions could never be realized. It is the great step in life which must be taken, an up- 1 ward and not a downward one. It brings to us more abundant life, where faith becomes sight. A day or sadness? No. A day of victory by which the gates to happiness have been opened wide. Classmates, this event does not rep- resent a treaty of peace by which our battle is ended. It is but an armistice in which our arms have been laid down only to Ije taken up again at the trum- pet sound. When it sounds we will find new obstacles. The foe will be in- creased, our allies will have decreased, and all will be a new battle. There will be no teacher’s guiding hand and perchance no parent’s. When the trum- pet sounds we will find a new world wliere success depends upon our deeds and ours alone. Yet this thought does not over shadow our joyful day because behind this cur- tain of toil we are inspired by a never I ending beacon of light which we call i happiness. Pure it is, never affected I by the outside turmoil, “Firm as the [ hills, unyielding as stone-.” All the j hardships and depressions of the world j can not overcome its ra} s. They pene- i trate the darkest night and outshine the brightest day. Through years of toil they will guide us and keep ever in the future a blossom of hope. My classmates, our days of fellowship have come to an end. Each one of us will find different paths to travel and never again on this earth will we meet in a united body. We are meeting for the final time and yet it is a joyful day for in our years together we find we have made virtuous friendships, which can never be severed by space Though we will be apart, we or time. [ 3 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC will find that sometime in the future we will be able to ponder on the past, and recollections of happy school days Avill bring peace to a discontented mo- ment. Working together we have found a key to life, that words are of no avail unless deeds be their master. Deeds not words. With this thought in mind, seventy-one young people en- ter upon the work of the world. ©ur Rational problem Thomas J. Connell The present national forest problem is one of the greatest of all times and should be regarded as such by every- one. Our forests are quickly becoming things of the past and unless some steps are taken to prevent this situation from occurring, we will soon be without the services of one of our greatest friends. The chief supply of lumber that we re- ceive from these forests is used in so many different ways that the simple enumeration would become monotonous. Along with this supply of lumber we also receive such important by-products as turpentine, alcohol, tars, gums, oils, maple syrup, sugars, and silk. There are not many people who real- ize the real value of the forests. First of all they act as climate regulators. The air near the forest is always the purest because the trees take in the carbon dioxide that is in the air and give off ox 3 ’’gen. The air is also very cool because the trees give off water in the form of cool moisture. The strong winds cannot penetrate through the trees and thus the forest districts are found to be very calm. The forests are also very useful as soil binders. The roots of the trees hold the ground firmly in place and pre- vent the landslides that result when the trees are cut down and the roots decay. To reforest such areas requires hard work, because the soil keeps sliding be- fore the new trees can become firmly rooted in the ground. Trees should al- ways be left on hilly places since no mountainous country was ever prosper- ous after the trees were cut down. Forests also control our water sup- plies. When rain falls in forest dis- tricts, it is absorbed in the roots or in the loose and spongy soil which is made thus by the decayed leaves. This pre- vents the water from running into the streams too quickly and thus avoids floods. Wherever there are forests, we always find young streams which are used for drinking water and for fishing; where there are no forests we find floods that destroy crops and lands. The rivers and streams receive the erod- ed land caused by these floods and thus become shallow and valueless for navi- gation. The terrible situation that ex- isted in Vermont a few months ago re- sulting in the loss of many human lives and the destruction of homes and prop- erty was due to the lack, of forests. The immensity of the present forest , problem can be shown by quoting a few ‘ statistics. At the time of the Indians there were 822,000,000 acres of forest land of which much has been cut for farms and pastures, for cities and sub- urbs as the populat ion has grown. At the present time there are 138,000,000 acres of untouched forests, 25,000,000 acres called second growth timber of commercial value, and 81,000,000 acres of ideal land fit only for growdng trees. This decrease in the forest area plainly shows that as the population is increas- ing, the forests are decreasing. The next problem that arises is to . find out where our forests have gone, i In the first place we use four times as much wood each year as we grow, and I at this rate it wall not be very long be- j fore our lumber supply will be entirely I exhausted. In this country we use 23,- I 000,000,000 cubic feet of wood each year, an amount which is equivalent to 250,- 000,000 trees of average height. Each year forest fires, decay, and insects de- stroy about 2,000,000,000 feet of wood, the railroads use 130,000,000 new ties, 5,000,000 trees are cut and made into telephone poles, mining and excavation use 260,000,000 feet, the box and barrel j industry uses 250,000,000 feet, while the I paper industries use 3,000,000 tons of ' pulp wood. Of all the wood that is cut each year in this country, one-third is used and the other two-thirds is wasted. With a little care two-thirds could be used thus doubling the commercial val- ue with the same cut. First, the tree is not cut close enougli to the ground; branches and tops which could be used [ 4 ] GRADUATION NUMBER for firewood and pulp are thrown away, and the rest of the tree is cut into logs and sent to the mill. Here it is still further wasted as it is sawed into dif- ferent shapes without much care. The wood then leaves the mill and goes to furniture makers and the like, where before it is made into any permanent object, more pieces are wasted. The wood that is used in ties, telephone poles, and houses is sometimes wasted by decay when not properly treated and cared for. The national forests would be able to look after themselves were it not for their many enemies. These enemies are fire, insects, disease, man, and animals, — the worst of all being fire. There are 36,000 fires each year that cost the gov- ernment about $100,000 each day. At that rate, in forty-one years there will be no forests left at all because to re- forest this burned area would take a long time and also would cost too much money. To lessen the total number of these fires, forest rangers are now em- ployed who detect such fires before they get a good start and either put them out themselves or else get help. These fires are caused in various ways. Sixty per cent are caused by carelessness, while the rest are deliberately set. Campers’ fires, sparks from ' trains, and the throw- ing away of lighted matches and cig- arettes are the careless ways by which these fires are started, while lightning is the only fire starter that cannot be prevented. At other times fires are set purposely by men who believe the for- ests are valueless and would rather have tlie land made into farms and pastures. One good motto then for everyone to have is “Avoid forest fires.” Insects are another enemy of trees. There are about 200,000 kinds of these enemies which cost the government $100,000,000 each year. Included in this group we find the familiar gypsy moth and brown tail moth, two insects that eat the leaves and suck the sap out of the trees. This insect problem is be- coming smaller each year as man, wdth the aid of birds, snakes, and toads, is slowly driving them away. Trees are also attacked by disease. The fungi is the most destructive be- cause it enters the tree and afterwards eats up the wood in order to grow. The white pine blister is another disease which causes the destruction of thous- ands of dollars worth of w’hite pine each year. Man is an enemy because he cuts, w ' astes, and causes fires. Ani- mals are destructive since they kill new trees by chewing or stepping on them. It now remains for us to do all that we can to help better the present forest situation. We can do this by planting trees in useless hilly country, by pro- tecting the young trees from falling timbers and animals, by cutting nothing but mature trees, and by planting two new’ trees for every one that we cut. If w’e do all in our power to help the government and other organizations whose aim is to better the present for- est conditions, in fifty years from now we w’ill not be living in a country that is being ruined by floods, w’hose rivers are valueless for navigation, and whose wood supply is entirely exhausted. |Htslorg of tl|c Class of 1928 Lillinn W. Hunt What is history? Tracing the deri- vation of the word, one finds that it means in its literal sense a learning or know’ing by inquiry of past events. Therefore, w’hat is history more or less than a record of happenings as remem- bered and set down by the narrator. Remembered? Yes. Volumes have been w’ritten recently of the Great War as it appeared in the memory of different officials. That is the answer ! History is a memorj’-, a kaleidoscopic series of mind pictures, covering days, months, and years past, that comes before us at our will. Although these last four years of our career as the class of 1928 will never hold a place in the world’s history, they will be chronicled forever in our minds, i Or, if you will, they w’ill be just a mem- ory. Words are such puny things that they can portray but a fraction of the fun, the cerebration, the occasional dalliance and the disappointments of our struggle I thus far tow’ard our ultimate goal. But reminiscence melts the years into mists ; w’hich roll aw’ay, disclosing the stage of ' the past, and, as we watch the beings I thereon, w’e exclaim apart, “Can this be [51 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC really I?” Now every class mustj of necessity and custom, tread, the same mill so we will only remind you that we too have passed through all the transient stages from unutterably “nervy and fresh” | freshmen to what you see before you. Also, let us say in passing that we have occupied approximately evtry hom»e- i room in the high school building from the ground floor to the attic. The first episode must be passed over lightly as a half step from the “ridicu- lous to the sublime” as we would have said at that time. Our lasting impres- sions of a year’s initiation into Stone- ham High School are few. Climbing over piles of lumber in the gymnasium to arrive at a Latin class in the new building ; copjdng page on page of The Tale of Two Cities by Dickens as a pen- alty for really enjoying English; and, the havoc wrought with the heart-whole and fanc 3 ' -free damsels of our class bj ' certain upper classmen. Learning something everj day but never taking it too seriously ' , we arrived at the next j ' ear, the first in wliich we took up our courses together as an organized bodj’. Willard Decker, pres- ident; Phyllis Eoss, vice-president; Helen Packard, secretarj " , and Florence McDonough, treasurer, and William Learned, chairman of the social com- mittee, made up the roster of our first class officers. Thus equipped, in we plunged blindlj ' , l)ut trusting to the greater poAvers that be to see us safelj- through. As Ave closed the uneA’entful j ear of 1925-26 Ave sighed profoundly, shaking our heads dismallj ' as Ave gazed at the still blank i)ages of our bank book. That evident Ij’ AA-as the right w ' a.y to start tlie day Avrong, as ’lAvere because we have been sighing ever since, and we are not sure even uoav Avhether Ave may safelj’ stop or not. -K- “Nothing shall die — w ' hat though dark- ness falls Across dim ej’es that gaze their last on light? Look up, or Heart, to Avhere the splen- did halls Of God’s great palace shines beyond the night.” To Annette C. Bloom, Classmate Who died March 18, 1926 Were j’ou ever, as Kipling expresses it, “Fiftj ' North and Forty West, w’hen the ship goes wop (with a wdggle in be- tAveen) ?” That w ' as about our state of mind in the midst of discovering that we Avere Juniors and as such had incur- red sundiy obligations. Only one change in officers had been effected namelA ' , Gordon Fanjoy held vice-presi- denc‘ 3 ' . Also at that time, after much discussion, both polite and otherwise, our class colors Avere decided upon. The records as kept tell of no class activi- ties during that j ear except tAvo socials Avhich netted the grand total of $16.00. The time honored privilege of having a Junior Prom was passed by due to force of circumstances. Do not ask us to recall painful memories. At the pre- sent time there is in Room 13 of the High School building a bust of Abra- ham Lincoln. The same Avas the gift presented bj this group to the graduat- ing class of 12-’27. . Maj ' that stand as ' an estimal)le finale to an otherwise uncolorful epoch. i This is primarily ' a dry, uninteresting histoi’ 3 ' of the Class of 1928 but it takes tAAm to make an argument so also there must be, in most cases, tw’o factors to I make history , a protagonist and an an- tagonist. And, as teachers and instruct- ors seem to be indispensable in this pro- cess of pursuing an education, either under compulsion or of a free will, we cal] to mind some of those Avith whom AA-e have come in contact personally and Avhom Ave ma.y count as friends. I-,et us saj ' simplA " of our greatest friend and teacher, Mr. Charles J. Em- erson, “The 3 ' remembered the words he had spoken. But clearest of all, thej’ remembered him.” For the bumps and knocks that we have learned to take Avith a grin as a part of the rcAA ' ard, Ave thank all of our coaclies and phj ' sical directors. Then there is one aa’Iio has taught us l).y example the joA ' of living in work- ing and Avho has shoAA’ed us the beauty ' in music and the Avorth of the real things in this Avorld — Mr. Walter Dal- glish. There are three faces that appear simultaneously in our mind’s eye. Miss Vera ]Moore, IMr. Wilbert Skerrye, and Mr. Earl T. Thil)odeau, himself. Whj’- should such phenoma take place, you ask? Well, you’ve heard the old saying about birds of a feather, have you not? That answers whj ' these friends hold I equal place in our list. Their good ad- GRADUATION NUMBER vice and never failing good humor have been a veritable balm of Gilead to our often wounded spirits. We respectfully admire our principal, Mr. Watson, for being to such a degree, patient and forbearing while shaping our faltering courses, and we know sin- cerely that he is to be counted among our friends. What would a mill be without power? What would society be without the “underdog?” Of what value would a team be without players? We can claim no greater honor than to have furnished the power for our school’s athletic ma- chines. Those who have had the dis- tinction of being captains have played as one with their team. As “deeds not words” must suffice, let us say simply but proudly that we have had a vital part in keeping sports alive in Stone- ham High School. As surely as the sun sets in pastel beauty and climbs the steeps of morn- ing in glory, so does mankind toil on to its inevitable destiny. Our life plans are roughly drafted for us, and dis- counting the fact of their great simil- arity none are executed in exact duplici- ty. The courses laid out for us by the rest of our small world are as alike, however, as the stars in the midnight blue. And they w ho by choice or dint of necessity venture to be “different” in this present mimeographed existence may be termed ambassadors of a new era. Did you ever want a thing to be true and you would never be happy until your wish was granted? You kfiew, however, that it could never be true, so you just made believe in order to have the fun of it. We, as a class have been unwittingly pioneering and making believe this year to quite an extent. As each duty arose there was nothing to do but be optimis- tic, pucker up and whistle and show subsequent signs of animation. It may be that we have not worried enough, but it was easier to let President Par- due do that. We willingly pass the bouquets to him now for having both thought and acted for us during a stren- uous and happy year. The Authentic staff wishes to be ego- tistical for a moment. The school pa- per as edited by the Senior Class has been a decided triumph this year and we are very proud to be able to say that all previous records for advertis- ing were surpassed during this period of publication. The social life of the last year of high school is always varied but su- premely important. Although it did not stretch the money bag visibly, a Senior dance held in December began the round of pleasures asupiciously. What next? The play’s the thing 1 Would you have cheese? Mild? Lim- berger? Or perhaps you prefer Oh Boy Gum! We had them all the night of the annual play and they were partaken of with enjoyment by everyone. The Senior Class banquet! Awaited in ex- pectation and anticipation for three years, the supreme event at last came to pass at the Hotel Kenmore. We are richer by the experience and will al- ways remember the Crystal Ball Room with a twinkle in our eyes and a smile in our hearts. That is all that we may share with others. The dreams and our individual memories are ours to keep. There is nothing left but today. And as the mists roll back across the drama obscur- ing our vision for another age each one assumes a different character, each of us has a new role to play on an even nobler stage. And in parting to enter the amphitheatre by our divers entran- ces, we give each other greeting. Pax vobiscum — Peace be with you. Ollass rophecu Gordon L. Fanjoy It is now the year 1950. All roads lead to Chicago where another World’s Fair is being held. All business has been set aside for the occasion, giving everyone an opportunity to attend this celebration. While at the depot, making reserva- tions, I happened to spy Thomas Pardue I getting off the weekly train from Wig- ! glyville. Tom was looking old and wor- j ried, having lost nearly all his hair. ! After a few minutes of conversation, he told me that he had been in. the poultry business, but had lost all his chickens but Cynthia. The terror of his life was upon him. He was afraid he would die [71 THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC henless. To clieer Tom up I invited him to accompany me to Chicago, which offer he gladly accepted. Upon our arrival in Chicago we found the city thronged. The first thing that attracted our attention was a large tent on which a sign read, “R. Franklin Hamlin’s Circus.” Marian deGruchy, dressed as an Indian was selling tickets. She gave us a hearty welcome and told us that she and Dick were life partners in the circus business. Dick was one of the most clever clowns in his troupe ; due to Marian’s constant care. Just inside the entrance, to our great sur- ; prise, we came upon Eddie Fulton, who was exhibiting some lions he had cap- j tured in the wilds of Lincolnville. Ed- die Tvas looking fine but he said he had rheumatism from walking beside j Brooks. After leaving Eddie who should we meet but Greta Crandall and Irma Olsen in a candy booth. Greta and Irma had taken over Fannie Farmer’s , business and certainly looked pros- perous. The music was fine, the band being led by the famous Charles B. Marr, who j gave quite an exhibition of contortion, i Playing the slide-trombone w’as Julian j Kelly, who wms “tearing the music off l)y ' yards.” Over in one coiaier of the band, | Bill Breagy ■was seeing how hard he could pound the drums without break- ing them. Lillian Hunt was the soloist for Charlie’s band. Lillian, now a mez- zo-soprano and a graduate of the Orsil- lo School of Music, certainly reflects j great credit on her teacher, Professor Lewds A. Orsillo. She sang a little ■ song, of which I remember the chorus. ; Riding around the Fellsway In my little Ford sedan, i Those Avere the happy days, Thel, | When I could hold your hand. I The Avords Avere Avritten by Francis ! Clarke in memory of his one and only! love, Thelma MacKay, Avhom he had lost somehoAV or other. It is said that Thel- | ma married a missionary and is living in the wilds of Africa. The music for ; this song W’as by John Archibald Finne- | gan, noAv a nationally knoAvn composer ' of sad music. I Noticing a crowd gathering at the i other end of the fair grounds, we hur- j ried along Avith the rest to see what I was going on. Ruth Gerrish, the daring , tight rope performer wms the attraction, i Ruth Avas balancing herself with a para- , sol in one hand and an ice cream cone | in the other. She looked much the same j as she had in high school days — just pleasingly plump. Hot roasted pea- nuts AA’ere being sold at a nearby stand. Here Ave found Richard Drew and Miri- am Hodgman doing a rushing business. Mirianl Avas doing the roasting of course and Dick Avas forcing the public to buy. At the next tent Bill Learned Avas exhibiting some prize horses. Bill told us that he now owned a homestead with a Barnstead on it. Ruth was wdth him and had become quite a horsewoman. Turning the next corner Ave bumped into Henry Richardson, w ' ho AA ' as blow- ing up and selling toy balloons. He told Tom A’ery confidentially that he was taking a correspondence course in avia- tion and that this was his first lesson. Wishing to find our way to the greas- ed pole, Ave sought the information bu- reau. The lady Avho passed out the in- formation Avas none other than our old schoolmate, Gladys LaAvson. Gladys could tell you Avhat you wanted before you really knew yourself. Harry Scan- lon Avas climbing the greased pole. Harry said that the reason for his being such a successful climber was that he never slipped. As it Avas noAv noontime Tom and I ambled to Chicago’s celebrated restau- rant, “The Bean Hole.” This first class restaurant Avas run by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Griffin. Danny’s wife, former- ly Gladys CoLvell, Avas Chicago’s great- est dietitian. Gladys said she had mar- ried Dan so that she could have some- thing to look up to. Their chef, they told me, was Leonard Miller. Len had groAvn very stout, noAv tipping the scales at 317 pounds. The Avaitresses of “The Bean Hole” made us feel right at home. Why shouldn’t they Avhen some of them AA’ere old schoolmates? Lillian Berry AA’as our Avaitress. My, w’hat a luncheon Ave had. Among the other Avaitresses w’ere labbel Smart ajid Ora Schurman. Mabel AA’as so glad to see us that she dropped a tray of dishes in her excite- ment. A gentleman rushed to Mabel’s assistance. While picking up the de- bris an egg rolled out of his pocket. We again clasped hands with our old friend, Charles Gus Fletcher. Gus was still selling eggs and carried his sam- ples with him. On leaving the restaurant, we started to cross the street. When we were about half-way across, the traffic cop hailed us. Tom g rasped my arm. This stern guardian of law and order Avas Ralph Richardson. Ralph was surely [ 8 ] Helen Rckard Frevnas Clarke Daniel Gnifin Florence M‘ ' Donouf)h Tliomas Idl’d GRADUATION NUMBER glad to see us. He told us that James ian, we took the elevator to our room Rafferty was the new mayor of Chicago, and to a much needed rest. Leaving Ralph we immediately went to The following morning was spent in call on the Mayor. Luckily, Mayor Raf- viewing the parade. It was the most ferty was in. Jim greeted us cordially dazzling, colorful parade I had ever and gave us the key to the city. He seen. It was headed by Major Law- rang for his private secretary, Florence rence Montague of Company I. Next McDonough. Florence was overjoyed at in line marched Francis Ryder, chief seeing us again, in fact so much so that of police of Chicago, who looked splen- she affectionately embraced Tom. Our did with his shining badge and buttons, conversation was interrupted by the Following the chief of police came a entrance of Thomas Connell. Tom was large yellow limousine. In this gor- now chairman of the aldermen of Chi- geous car rode the Governor of Cali- cago. Anxious to make use of our key fornia and his wife, Robert Peterson to the city, we took our leave. Coming and Marian Kendall Peterson. On the out of City Hall we hailed a taxi to take side of the car was a sign reading, “The us back to our hotel. One could not Biggest Lemons Come from California.” mistake the bright colors and bold ! Led by Esther Murphy and Marion Des- printing on the taxi. Wilfred Wood mond, the suffragettes marched four Co. now owned the best taxis in Chica- abreast. They were many and were all go. As we rounded the busy corner of out of step but Esther. Now came a Chicago and Milwaukee Avenues we gorgeous float on which reclined Geral- locked wheels with a small runabout. ' dine Spangler, the great channel swim- This was a lucky break for Tom and mer. Gerry has swum the channel three me. No one was hurt and it gave us an times and now holds the record. She opportunity to see some old friends. , is the idol of all America. Following Doctor Stanley E. Sands was helping i Gerry were the Red Cross Nurses, his better half, formerly Helen Packard, ' Among them we recognized Viola Wi- out of their damaged runabout. Doc, | dell, Grace Carll, and the flag bearer, Chicago’s greatest veterinary, was now ' Nora Cutter. The applesauce king, Ger- wearing a Vandyke, which made him aid Driscoll, came in back of the Red look every bit his title. Helen had a Cross. He was ably assisted in spread- tiny Pomeranian, under her arm and | ing the applesauce by Barbara Linscott was giving Doc a “good raking over” , and Violet Blanchard. Barbara was for l»eing so careless of Fido’s welfare, .lake’s advertising manager, v.diile Violet As the cars were now repaired, we re- : acted as sales manager. For a few min- sumed our ride to the hotel. utes we could find no familiar faces Arriving at our hotel, we found the in the parade. But as the Teachers’ lobby crowded. The dailj ' airship from Club of Chicago passed by, we recog- Europe had just landed a number of nized among these school marms two notable personages. Among these was Walter Anderson, the famous author of books of travel. He had just come more of our schoolmates. Minnie Whitcher was teaching psychological zoology to Chicago’s younger generation from London where he had been trying while Dorothy Sweet bored her charges to sell the only book he had ever writ- with analytical bacteriology. The par- ten, “How to Thumb Your Way Around ade ended with a car loaded on the out- the World.” We also had the pleasure side with flowers. Riding inside were of meeting Dorothy Gilman, one of the only two accomplished American America’s most popular actresses. Dor- ' aviatrices, Helen Brock and Catherine othy was on her way to California to Driscoll. take the part of the cowslip in Holly- ; Being thirsty we dropped into the wood ' s mjost recent sensation, “The ! beautiful Crystal Spa owned by Bar- Wildflower.” 1 bara Munn and Irene Brown where we Just then we heard the supper bell ■ had a refreshing orange crush. Here ringing and a familiar voice calling, ' we met Viola Hathorne, now a Chicago “Last call for supper,” Earl Walker, 1 store detective. the proprietor, was ushering the guests I After the parade, everyone gathered into the dining room. Earl said we j at Washington Park to hear some pub- would see his wife when we left. To be 1 lie speaking. The first speaker on the sure we did. She was the cashier. Be- 1 program was Chief Justice Roy E. fore she married Earl her name had Blackburn. His Honor spoke on a bill been Vivian Wilson. After leaving Viv- 1 he had long been trying to have passed. [ 9 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC He said he believed that public schools should not open before 10.00 A. M. Roy said he didn’t want his children to suf- fer as he had. The next speaker which interested us was Congressman Harold Gray of Stoneham. The basis of Har- old’s speech was a discussion of the new postoffice and city hall in Stoneham. He invited everyone to the dedication of these buildings, which would take place July 4, 1976. As Harold’s speech finished the cele- bration, Tom and I started for home. In the street car on our way to the sta- tion, we had a very pleasant conversa- tion with Chet Olsen and his bride-to- be, Ruth Baert. Chet had been mining of late and told us he had dug up quite a little pile. We entirely forgot to visit the radio station BUNK, where Phyllis Ross gave daily talks on how to feed the family. Since we had some time to wait before our train would be made up, Tom wish- ed for something to read. We strolled over to “The Little Corner Book Store.” Who should be running it but Cornelia Chesley and Francis Murphy. Conny told us that Yeda Eramo was the tele- graph operator in the Wells Street De- pot, and held the record for speed. We also saw Evelyn Roberts and Car- oline Potter, who had been to the fair and were returning to Philadelphia. These two dignified ladies were now members of the faculty of Flunk Uni- versity. Our train had been made ready and Tom and I climbed on board. Soon we were speeding eastAvard and homeward. The cxcuision had been a happy one but enUrely too short. Soon Ave arrived at Wiggly ville Junction Avhere, after a Avait of tAvo days, Tom Avould take the . kly train for home. When Tom said good-bye he Avas an entirely differ- ent person. He said he felt like a new being and Avould go back to his lone Cynthia a more cheerful and courageous ' man. Iroplircg of the |Iropl]ct Walter C. Anderson In the year of 1950 my position as prised Avould be putting it mildly. I engineer of civil construction took me could hardly AA-ait for the finish of the to NeAv York to supervise tlie construe- performance. After it Avas over I hur- tion of several airline platforms. For ried behind the scenes. There he Avas the first feAV Aveeks I Avas extremely but so surrounded by admirers and sou- busy but when the Avork settled into its venir seekers that I could not get near usual routine I had more time to my- him. self. While I Avas sitting in my l)achel- 1 Glancing up, he saAv me and in a mo- or’s quarters one night, I decided that ment was beside me AA-ith his hand out- a vieAv of BroadAvay and the bright stretched and the old happy grin on his lights might relieve the monotony of face. We retired to a corner and life. So I AA’ent uptoAvn to Times SAvapped yarns. His Avas no tale of Avoe Square. As I Avalked along Broadway, but a story of perseverance and grit. I could not decide Avhich shoAv I Avould He had started at the bottom and Avas like best but finally stopped at a thea- noAV a leading actor of the American tre advertising a revival of “The Old stage. And as he talked I looked back Homestead,” Avith an all star cast, over the years to that never-to-be-for- Being in a rather homesick mood I Avent gotten night in our dear old home town to the box office and purchased a tic- Avhen Fanjoy s red such a hit in our ket, the last to be had for the perform- Senior Class play, “The Big Cheese.” ance as this old favorite ahvays draAvs Since then he had travelled much and croAvded houses. Avas quite the mail of the Avorld. The performance had already start- As the play had begun a long run in ed as I settled back in my seat for an Neiv York City, Gordon and his wife evening of enjoyment. My thoughts had settled down in an apartment and AA’ere arrested by a familiar face : he insisted that I go home AA’ith him for on the stage in front of me. Look- 1 dinner. As we reached the sideAvalk, ing closer, I recognized my old school Fanjoy turned to me with a grin and I chum, Gordon Fanjoy, as “Uncle Josh,” heard the familiar words, “Hoav about the leading character in “The Old an ice cream sody?” Homestead.” To say that I was sur- i [ 10 ] GRADUATION NUMBER ' ast anb ' Slestamatt of ll|e Qllass of 1928 We, the class of 1928, of Stoneham High School, located at Stoneham, Mas- sachusetts, being in full and complete possession of our lives, do hereby de- clare, asseverate, and proclaim this doc- ument to be our last will and testament, and do dispose of our scholastic pos- sessions as follows: I Item — We give and bequeath unto our business home room teacher, Miss Ranney, our love and best wishes for her future success in teaching. We hope she can maintain the strict silence in the future that she has in the past and cultivate dignified Seniors from the present Juniors. II Item — To Mr. Thibodeau, the good- natured czar of Room 13, we wish the best of luck on his forthcoming voyage. We trust that he will continue to use his self-control and remain single, for we feel his undivided attention will be needed to govern the would-be Seniors of the next year. III Item — We bequeath to Mr. Sker- rye, our classical home room teacher, a broader sense of humor, which will be necessary if he is to control in the fol- lowing j’ear the present class of Juniors. This wish, if as difficult to perform as it seems, may be made easier by a glimpse of the present Junior Class. It is our wish and desire: 1. That Mr. Thibodeau be formally appointed guardian of the class statu- ary: namely, a rolmst pig. The aljove named person is to remain guardian of the said statuary until the nghtful heirs become of age on or after the fifth of September, in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-eight. He 1 may then transfer the property to the I would-be Seniors of 1929, if after j thorough examination he finds no trace of insanity and judges them to be far I enough from their former state of in- ! fancj’’ to safely guard the aforenamed ' property. : 2. That those who are lucky enough : to gain Room 12 as their final resting place, refrain from all unnecessary I noise or spit-l)all battles in honored ! remembrance of those who dwelt there : before them. j 3. Lastly, we desire that those who I inhabit the hayloft, better known as I Room 18, will kindly keep awaj’ from 1 the windows because many top heavy i tilings have fallen out. We hope also j that the would-be Seniors will pledge themselves to be loyal and quiet in the I presence of the new instructor and act 1 as dignified as their predecessors. I In Avitness Avhereof, we, the Class of j 1928, the testators of this our last Will and Testament, set our hand and seal on this fifteenth day of June, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and tAventy-eight. Signed, Class of 1928. Statistics of tl|c Class of 1928 Ii-. Chairman, teachers, seniors, stu- dents, and others: With the poAver in- A ' ested in me by the Class of 1928 as statistician of that Class, I have hereby gathered the true or false statistics of the aforesaid Class of 1928. These statistics AA ere not compiled Avith any injurious intent, but rather in a mirth-provoking spirit. All Seniors mentioned herein are kindly requested not to feel hurt. Class average AA’eight, 129 lbs. Class aA ' erage height, 63 inches Class total AA’-eight, 4,879 lbs. Class total height, 236 ft. 8 in. Class total age, 810 years Favorite outdoor sport, football, hockey Favorite indoor sport, basketball ; Favorite complexion, blonde Favorite recreation, dancing Favorite poem. To Be or Not To Be Class midget, Helen Packard Class giant, Danny Griffin , Class shiek, H. Scanlon ■ Class spendthrift, Gordon Fanjoy Class reporter. Doc Sands Class Radio Station, broadcasting all i the time, R. Gerrish i Class actor, Thomas E. Pardue, Jr. ! Class egoists. Class of 29 j Class star student, Wilfred Wood I Class butt fiend, Stanley E .Sands I Class infant, C. Driscoll Class musician, Lewis Orsillo [ 11 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Class hothead, Walter Anderson Class sophisticate, E. Blush Drew Class math shark, C. Driscoll Class topic. Got yer pictures yeC? Class artist’s model, Helen Brock Class Sheba, ] Iinnie Whitcher Class ladies’ man, Henry Richardson Class strong man, Len Miller Class best dancers, E. Hamlin and Euth Barnstead Class innocent, Helen Packard Class pugilist, Wilfred Wood Class grandpa, Charles Marr Class woman hater. Tie between T. Con- nell and Ryder Class false alarms. Juniors Class motto, “Deeds, not Words” Class motto of Class of ’29, “Words, not Deeds” Class fiancee, Greta Crandall Class grandma, Gladys Colwell Most popular boy, Danny Griffin ]Most popular girl, Marian deGruchy Best looking boy, Walter Anderson Best looking girl. Dot Gilman Favorite subject, history Favorite expression, all different Class song. Did You Mean It? Average age, 17.4316 Favorite Jictor, Richard Dix Favorite actress, Clara Bow Class grouch, Gladys Colwell Best natured, Euth Gerrish Class flirt (girl), Thelma MacKay Class flirt (bojG BiE Learned Class bluffer, Dick Hamlin Class grind, Nora Cutter Class athlete (girl), Gerry Spangler Class athlete (bo G, Julian Kelly Most enthusiastic, Euth Gerrish »Exttor irertoru Anderson, Walter; age 17; nickname, Gump; description, slim; sports, basket- ball 3, 4; activities. Senior play. Proph- ecy of the Prophet, Social committee 4. Barnstead, Mildred Euth; age 17; nickname, Barney; description, speedy; sports, field hockey 2, 3, 4, class bas- ketball 4; activities. Senior play, oper- etta 3, 4, Decoration committee. Ban- quet committee ; post graduate plans, Bryant Stratton. Baert, Ruth ; ag e iV ; description, gentlemen prefer them ; activities. Con- stitution committee 4; post graduate plans, Salem Normal. Berry, Lillian Marguerite; age 17; nickname, Lil; description, vamp; sports, field hockey 3, 4; post graduate plans, Burdett College. Blanchard, Violet; age 16; nickname. Dot ; description, smart ; sports, field hockej " 3 ; activities, orchestra 4. Blackburn, Eoy; age 17; description, bashful; activities, operetta 3, 4. Breagy, William; age 17; nickname. Bill; description, cowboy; post gradu- ate plans, B. U. Brown, Irene Charlotte; age 17; nick- name, Ikey; description, steady; post graduation plans, telephone operator. Carll, Grace; age 18; nickname. Curly Locks; sports, field hockey 3, 4; post graduation plans, Burdett’s Chesley, Cornelia Rebecca; age 18; nickname, Connie; description. Red Head; sports, basketball 3; activities, usher at operetta and Senior play. Grad- uation committee 4. Clark, Francis Albert; age 17; de- scription, cave-man; sports, class bas- ketball 3 ; activities. Class Decoration committee 4, Invitation committee 4, Vice President 4, operetta 3, 4. Colwell, Gladys Ethel; age 19; nick- name Tubby; description, short; activi- ties, club leader 2, 3, 4; post gradua- tion plans, Massachusetts Agricultural College. Connell, Thomas Joseph; age 17; nickname, Tom; description rugged; activities. Class Essay 4; post gradua- tion plans. Tufts. Crandall, Greta Myrtle; age 17; de- scription, small; sports, field hockey 4; activities, housekeeping; post graduate plans, marriage. Cutter, Nora Elizabeth; age 17; de- scription, Tubby; sports, basketball 4; activities. Authentic typist. de Gruchy, Marian Philippa; age 18; nickname, Tuska; description. Jazzy; sports, field hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, class bas- ketball 4; activities, operetta 3, girls’ sport editor of the Authentic, usher at Senior play. Desmond, Marian Elizabeth; age 16; nickname, Dezzie ; description, Camp- bell soup ad; activities. Graduation and Invitation committee; post graduation plans, B. U. Driscoll, Gerald Michael; age 17; nickname, Jake; description, lightning; sports, class basketball 3, 4. Griffin, Daniel James; age 18; nick- GRADUATION NUMBER name, Danny; description, long drink of water; sports, baseball 3, 4, basket- ' ball 2, 3, captain 4; activities, president! of A. A. 4, treasurer of A. A. 3, Senior j play 4, operetta 3, 4, business manager i of the Authentic 4, chairman of the So- , cial committee 4, orchestra 4, Picture ; committee4; post graduation plans, ; Prep School. i Driscoll, Catherine Theresa; age 16; nickname, Kate; description, fresh; sports, field hockey 2, 3, 4; activities,! chairman of the Graduation committee; post graduation plans, B. U, Drew, Richard; age 18; nickname,! Blush ; description, ? ? ? ? ; sports, gym team 3, 4; activities, treasurer pro tern. Eramo, Edith; age 18; nickname, Edie. Fanjoy, Gordon Lee ; age 17 ; nick- name, Teddy; description, he has it; sports, class basketball 3 ; activities, op- eretta 3, 4, Senior play 4. Fletcher, Charles Augustus; age 18; nickname, Gus; description, Lindy; sports, football 3, track 2; activities, Lucky Rocks. Fulton, James Edward; age 18; nick- name, Eddie; sports, hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, footl)all 4, track 2; activities. Lucky Rocks. Finnegan, John Edward; age 17; nickname, Archie ; description, butter and egg man; sports, class basketball 4, football manager 2. Gerrish, Ruth ; age 17 ; nickname, Ruthie ; description, pleasingly plump;, sports, field hockey 3; activities, orches- j tra 3, Junior Roll Call committee 4. usher at graduation 3; post graduation plans. Perry’s Kindergarten School. Gray Harold Edward ; age 17 ; de- scription, so-so; sports, baseball 3, foot- ball 4. Gilman, Dorothy Carlisle ; age 17 ; nicknames. Dot, Dottie, Gilly; descrip- tion it ; sports, field hockey ; activities. Class Will 4, chairman of Finance com- mittee 4, head usher of Senior play 4. Hamlin, Richard Franklin; age 19; nickname, Dick; description, Joe Col- lege ; sports, football 3, 4, hockey 3, 4, basel)all 3 ; post graduation plans, Princeton Medical School. Hathorne, Mary Viola ; age 17 ; nick- name, Vi; description, long and lanky; post graduation plans, Choate Memorial Hospital. Hunt, Lilian Weeks; age 17; descrip- tio]i, pluini); activities, Class History, usher at graduation 3, Authentic Staff, operetta cast. Decorating committee. glee club, traffic squad; sports, field hockey 2, 3, 4, basketball 3, class basket- ball. Kelly, Julian Lea; age 19; nickname, Kel; description, handsome; sports, football 2, 3, 4, hockey 2, 3, 4; activities. Lucky Rocks. Kendall, Marian; age 18; nickname, Kendall ; sports, field hockey 3, 4, mana- ger 4; description, demure; post gradu- ation plans. Prep School. Learned, William Barton; age 16; nickname. Bill; description, love ’em and leave ’em; sports, football 3, 4, hockey 3, 4; activities, traffic squad. Decoration committee. Banquet commit- tee; post graduation plans. Hill School, Pottstown, Pa. Linscott, Barbara; age 16; descrip- tion, stubborn; nickname, Babs; activ- ities, orchestra 2, 3, 4, operetta 3 ; post graduation plans. School of Arts and Crafts. MacKay, Thelma Evelyn ; age 17 ; nickname, Thel, Kay; description, old maid ? ? ? ? ; sports, field hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, basketball 3, manager 4, class bas- ketball ; activities, operetta 3, 4, glee club 2, 3, 4, head usher at Senior play, Decoration committee. Senior Play com- mittee, usher at ’27 graduation ; post graduation plans. Deaconess Hospital. Marr, Charles Bernard; age 19; nick- name, Charlie; description, reformed; activities, boys’ quartette, chorus. Lucky Rocks; post graduation plans,. ' .Prep School. McDonough, Florence Elizabeth; age 17; nicknames, Flossie, Boots, !Mac ; de- scription, cute; sports, field hockey 2, 3, basketball 3; activities, treasurer of the class. Senior play. Motto committee ; post graduatioji plans, Burdetts. jMiller, Arthur Leonard; age 18; nick- name, Len ; description, strong man ; sports, gym team 3, 4; post graduation plans, Springfield Y. M. C. A. College. Murphy, Esther Mary; age 17; nick- name, Ophelia; description, red; sports, field hockey 3, 4, class basketball ; activ- ities, literary editor. Graduation com- mittee; post graduation plans, Boston University. Murph; , Frances Evelyn; age 17; nickname, Fran, Spud; description, pe- tite blond; activities. Girls’ Class Day committee, usher at Senior play and operetta; post graduation plans, Bur- dett’s. Munn, Barbara; age 17; nickname, Bab ; description, athletic. Olsen, Chester Martin; age 18; nick- [ 13 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC name, Chet; description, Weedie; sports, basketball 4; activities. Invita- tion committee. Orsillo, Lewis; age 19; nickname, Lucy; description, Sheik; sports, bas- ketball 3, 4; activities operetta 3, 4, or- chestra 3, 4; post graduation plans, Massachusetts Agricultural College. Ihickard, Helen Stowe ; age 17 ; nick- name, Flivver; description, petite; sports, field hockey 2, manager 3 ; ac- tivities, secretary. Motto committee, Senior play, alumni and exchange edi- tor of the Authentic, chairman of Girls’ day ; post graduation plans, Katherine Gibbs’ School. Pardiie, Thomas Edward; age 18; nickname, Tom; description, strawber- ry blond; sports, cross country; activi- ties, operetta 2, 3, 4, orchestra 2, 3, 4, quartette 2, 3, 4, president of class 4; post graduation plans, Gordon College. I’etersoii, Kobert Grant; age 18; nick- name, Fete, Bol) ; description, baby face; sports, cross country 2, 3, captain 4, statistician 4; post graduation plans, Nortlieastern. Potter, Carolyn Sprague; age 17; nickname, Kay; description, snappy. Kaft‘ert 3 q James Francis; age 18; nickname, Mike; description, slecpj’ ; sports, football 2, 3, 4, basketball 4; activities, Luckj ' Rocks. Richardson, Henry Whitaker; age 18; deserii)tion, bashful; nickname. Red, Bobo; sports, hockey ' 2, 3, 4, football 3, 4, baseball 3, 4, gjmi team ; activities, operetta 3, 4, Class Will 4; post gradu- ation plans, Bowdoin College. Richardson, Ralph; age 17; nickname, Rich; descrii)tioiq tall and slim ? ? ?; sports, rifle team. Name, Roberts, Evehm Beatrice ; age 17; nickname. Pinkie; description, small. Ross, Phjdlis Dorothj’; age 20; nick names, Phil, Tootsie; description, vio- lent; sports, field hockey 3, class bas- ketball 4; activities, operetta 3, 4, Se- nnior Play committee, glee club 2. 3, 4; post graduate plans, Forsj-the Dental School. Ryder, Francis Louis; age 18; nick- name, Babe; description, huskj ; sports, class basketball, baseball, and football 3, 4 ; activities, Luckj " Rocks. Sands, Stanlej Ernest; age 18; nick- ' name. Doc; description, tj’pical bach- elor; sports, gym team 3, 4, manager of basketball 4 ; activities, editor-in-chief of the Authentic, treasurer of the A. A., chairman of Motto committee. Senior , I Plaj " committee. Social committee 4, 1 Senior hop. I Sehurman, Ora Belle; age 18; nick- I name, Dick; description, serious; ac- ! tivities, clubs ; sports, field hocke.y 2, 3, j captain 4; post graduation plans, Bur- roughs. Smart, Mabel; age 18; description, re- I tiring ; j Spangler, Thelma Geraldine; age 18; i nickname, Geriy; description, hossie; j sports, field hocke 2, 3, 4, basketball 1 3, 4; activities. Graduation committee, j Senior Hop committee, usher at 27 i graduation ; i ost graduation plans. Prep School. I Sweet, Dorothy ' Grace; age 16; nick- ; name, Sweetie ; description, petite bru- 1 nette ; sports, field hockey 2, 3, 4; ac- I tivities, chairman of Senior Play com- miittee. Operetta Committee; post grad- uation plans, business school. Walker, Earl Walton; age 18; nick- name, Slipper ’; description, lazy; ac- tivities, Luckj ' Rocks. ' Widell, Viola Gertrude; age 18; nick- name, Vi; sports, field hockey 2, 3, 4, basketball, gym team; description, ■ quiet ; activities, operetta 4, glee club 3, usher at graduation. Wilson, Vivian Mae; age 17; nick- name, Viv; description, short and plump; activities, glee club, operetta usher at ’27 graduation ; post gradua- tion plans, Higgin’s Commercial School. Wood, Wilfred; age 18; nickname. Bud; description, slick; sports, cross country; post graduation plans, brok- er’s office. Whitcher, Minnie; age 17; descrip- tion, model. Like Mother Used to Make ’29; “We had affectionate pie for des- sert at the club toda.y ’30: “Affectionate pie?” ’29 : “Yeah, the top crust Avas stuck on the bottom one.” Del) : “AlarA-’s aunt left her $5,000 a 3 ' ear in perpetuitA ' .” Another: “Marvelous, but does she have to live there to get it?” Prof.: “Use Apollo in a sentence.” Student : “An Apollo daj’ keeps the doctor UAvaA’.” Wife: “Run, honey, run!” Bee victim: “Don’t call me honey! It makes the bees desperate!” [ 14 ] GRADUATION NUMBER EDITORIALS RETROSPECT Looking back over Stoneham High School’s sports of the past year, one is struck by the fact that victories have been scarcer than ever before. To the casual observer this would seem to in- dicate that the standard of our sports has fallen. This is far from the truth, j however. The truth is that we have | been greatly handicapped by the gradu- ‘ ation of the two senior classes of last year. This is made evident, not only in athletics, but in other phases of school life also. Our football team was probably hurt by this more than any other team, with the possible exception of basketball. At the beginning of the season last Sep- tember there were only three or four men available who had had any pre- vious experience. The rest of the mate- rial was not only green, but very light, i On top of all this they were up against a schedule which inight well , have caused a much better team to have ' an unsuccessful season. The members of this year’s football team certainly | deserve a great deal of credit for stick- ing with the team throughout the sea- son.. I Our cross country team was not quite so badly off as were their football , brethren, and the team had a fairly sue- , cessful season, winning a good ijercen- ; tage of its runs. | The hockey team repriesented the school well on the ice and kept itself : well to the front in hockey circles. ; The team fell just one game short of getting into the round robin, and that j game was lost through a break. 1 Basketball looked almost helpless at i the beginning of the season, owing to the lack of material. With only two j letter men left from the previous year, ! the outlook was rather bad, but Coach Eaton succeeded in hammering a team into shape which humbled our greatest basketball rival, Reading. The team didn’t win any too many games, but it had “the old fight.” The gym team had a successful sea- son this year. They put on a number of exhibitions at various gyms and as a climax to the season they engaged in an official meet with Norwood High and decisively defeated them, thus win- ning, technically, at least, the title of State Championship, and making S. H. S. known as a pioneer in what is a com- paratively new field of sport. Baseball looked al)out as hopeless as the other sports with only two letter men as a nucleus upon which to build a team. A club was organized, however, which was as good as any that S. H. S. has had for some time. It is probable that baseball, as well as the other sports will have a brighter outlook next year since the teams will have a larger num- ber of veterans. While victories have been rather scarce this year, our athletics have not been unsuccessful. Ever.y team which Stoneham High School has put forth this year has had the old fighting spirit and “never say die” attitude of S. H. S. teams of former years. After all, victory is not the main point to be look- ed for in athletics, but rather more par- ticipation. This year our athletics have drawn out a large number of candi- dates, practically every boy being active in some sport, either class or varsity. In addition to this we can say with pride that our school has generously supoorted its teams. The one fact which stands out above all others is the fact that Stoneham High School sports have always been clean, and that its teams have always had a reputation for good sportsman- ship, both at home and away, not only this year, but in past years. MacDONALD MEDALS The members of this year’s graduat- ing class who have been awarded the [ 15 ] TEE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC MacDonald Medals arc Violet Blanchard and Thomas Connell. These medals are awarded annually to the boy and girl in the graduating elasSj who have the best records in scholarship, character, and good influence in the school. The medals are customarily presented at the graduation exercises, generally by some one ■who was a personal friend of Prin- cipal MacDonald. We wish to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners of this year’s medals. We feel that they highly de- serve the honor bestowed. OUR COVER Since the motto of the Senior Class is, “Deeds, not Words,’’ the Authentic staff thought it would be appropriate to have this motto on the cover along with some illustrations of the motto. For this illustration Ave finally decided on the drawing of Lindl)ergh by Francis Yancey, Class of ’30. Lindbergh is a typical young American youth, Avho is a firm believer in “Deeds’’, as one may see from his recent epic achievement. VOBIS MAGNAS GRATIAS AGIMUS ond in the University of Chicago Tourn- ament. He was also the sporting edi- tor of his high school papier. Ir. James has been very active in sports at Springfield. Ke played three years on the varsity basketball team, being captain this year, three years of varsity soccer, and played second base in this year’s baseball team. The bas- ketball team which he captained this 3 ’ear was considered one of the finest teams in the East. In addition to this he captained the Freshman basketball team. While he is at Stoneham, Mr. James Avill coach class soccer in the fall and vaisity basketball in the winter. He will also have supervision of the class Avork. In the spring he Avill have other class sports, probably class !)aseball or track. He aauII i robably coach the gjun team. While in school, Mr. James has coach- ed at the Central and Technical High Schools of Springfield. He has super- vised physical education at the Wash- iiigton Grammar school of Waterbury, Conn., the Eastern Avenue Grammar school at Springfield, and at the State Sjmitarium at Westfield. The Authentic Staff Avishes to take this last opportunity to thank all those Avho have helped in any way to make the Authentic a success. We AAush to extend our thanks to all who contributed material, all the class editors, all those Avho helped in doing the typeAvriting, our adv’ertisers, the faculty, and especially Mr. Alden, our advisor; Miss French, Miss Ranney and Miss Bessey, and last but not least, all those Avho supported us bj " buying our magazine. BASKETBALL COACH ENGAGED The services of Alvin L. James have been engaged as physical director and basketball coach for next year. Mr. James is 22 jmars old, and is a gradu- ate of Crosby High School of Water- bury, Conn., and a menil)er of this year’s graduating class of the Inter- national Y. M. C. A. College of Spring- field. He comes to Stoneham very high- ly recommended. AVhile in high school he played bas- ketball, football, and baseball. He Avas captain of his basketball team during the last tAvo years he Avas in high school. His team Avon the University of Phila- delphia Tournament, and came in sec- TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Be it remembered, that I, the Authen- tic of Stoneham, in the County of Mid- dlesex and CommonAvealth of Massa- chusetts, being of sound mind and mem- ory, l)ut knoAving the uncertainty of this life, do make this my last Avill and testament, heiN?by revoking all Avills and codicils heretofore made by me. After the pajunent of my debts and I funeral charges, I bequeath and devise ; as folloAvs: To the Class of 1929 the privilege of carrying on my business for another year, on the condition that they sur- render this right to the Class of 1930 the folloAving year. To the Library, a complete set of this year’s Authentic to perpetuate forever the memory of the Class of 1928. In testimony whereof, I hereunto set my hand, and in the presence of three AA’itnesses declare this to be my last will, this fifteenth day of June in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty- eight. The Authentic. On this fifteenth day of June, A. D. 1928, The Authentic of Stoneham, Mas- 1 sachusetts, has signed the foregoing in- [IG] GRADUATION NUMBER strument in our presence, declaring it to be its last will, and as witnesses thereof we three do now, at its request, in its presence, and in the presence of each other, hereto subscribe our names. W. B. Skerrye. E. T. Thibodeau. V. L. Moore. HONOR LIST The following members of the Senior Class are included in the honor group. All within the group are considered of equal rank. Nora Cutter, Ora Schur- man, Dorothy Gilman, Gladys Lawson, Florence McDonough, Dorothy Sweet, Violet Blanchard, Marion Desmond, and Thomas Connell. 30 YEARS AGO. Blanche L. Bruce elected Editor-in- Chief of the Authentic. Motto of the Class of ’98 “We end but to begin.” Class History written by Blanche G. Fowle. The Natural History Association of Stoneham High School was organized in 1898. LETTER PRESENTATION. At the last letter assembly on April 17, ice hockey and boys’ and girls’ bas- ketball letters were presented members of the various squads by Principal Watson, a fter a sort talk on the good sportsmanship which they had shown during the season. Hockey letters were presented to Henry Richardson (captain), Julian Kelly, Richard Hamlin, Edward Fulton, Joseph Lundregan, Paul Fredrickson, Robert Sheehan, Everett Berry, Gilmore Chisholm, and Hjalmar Widell. Boys’ basketball letters went to Dan- iel Griffin (captain), Lewis Orsillo, Walter Anderson, Chester Olson, Law- rence O’Laughlin, Gordon Marston, and Stanley Sands. Girls’ basketball letters went to Zoa Newhall (captain), Dorothy Dodge, Ger- aldine Spangler, Virginia Lane, Ella Hovey, Edna Bergholtz, Grace Goode, Dorothy Wessell, and Thelma MacKay. HIGH SCHOOL MEMORIAL EXERCISES. Taken from “Independent.” The combined Junior and Senior High School exercises were held at Ar- ■ I mory Hall on Tuesday morning at 10.00 t o’clock. The Armory was very appro- I priately decorated for the occasion with I a profusion of flowers and the National colors. The student body marched from the High School under the direction of pupil marshals. The High School Orchestra rendered the introductory march, which was fol- lowed by the entrance of members of the veteran organizations and auxiliary ; units. INlr. Watson, principal of the High i School, extended the welcome of the ' school to the veterans, touching briefly upon the appreciation which is felt for ' what these oganizations have done for the community and the nation at large. A fine program was then given by the school, every number delivered showing thoroughness of preparation as to re- flect much credit upon both pupils and I the teachers who had the resi)onsibility j of the arrangement of the numbers. Following the program by the pupils, I Mr. Watson introduced representatives I of the several organizations who spoke I to the pupils. The first speaker was j Comrade Trull of the Grand Army of ! the Republic who spoke of the rapid j decrease in number of the G. A. R. and [their widows. He spoke of the apprec- ' iation of the G. A. R. members for the ' kindness shown them on all sides, and pointed out the fact that this kindness in general and that respect and loyalty to the flag is increasing. He empha- sized the significance of the flag in a very fine manner. The second speaker was Commander Knapton of the Spanish War Veterans, who spoke very briefly on the apprecia- tion felt for the tributes shown his comrades. The third speaker was Comrade Davis who spoke very eloquently and fitting- ly on patriotism. He said in part, “This, our flag, stands today, an unsul- lied tribute of true patriotic loyalty. Instill this love of the flag into the hearts of youth. When youth has learned what that flag cost, it will be better able to defend its Constitution, and make better men and women for our nation.” The fourth speaker was Commander Horne of the G. A. R. Commander Johnson spoke for the American Legion and gave a brief as- surance of the willingness and deter- mination of that body to “Carry On.” As the school year closes it is fitting [ 17 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC The program follows: March S. H. S. Orchestra Call to Colors Conant Barton ! America The Beautiful School ' Greetings Mr. Watson “The Meaning of Memorial Day’ | Robert Taylor ' Song, “Comrades Good Night” ! Boys’ Double Quartet 1 “Answer of the Stars” Helen Waterman “Tril)ute to American Dead in World i War” : Leslie Lyons, Warren Macurdy, ’ Albert Kent ' | Violin Solo “Souvenir” James Govatsos | “Elpicedium” Richard Johnston | “A Ballad of Heroes” Clare Walker ' Songs, “Tenting Tonight” and “To The Soldiers Dear” J H. S. Girls Chorus “Gettysburg Address” Thomas Pardue Trio, “Elgie” and “Memories” Violin, James Gavotsos Cello, Dorothy Mellett Piano, E. T. Thibodeau Remark , Representatives of the G. A. R., Spanish War Veterans and Am- erican Legion “Star Spangled Banner” School Flag Salute School Taps Harold Gray Remarks Mr. Watson Marcli S. H. S. Orchestra The program committee wms composed of Mr. Thibodeau, chairman. Miss Hun- newell. Miss Moore, Miss French. Miss Bessey had charge of decorations. that those who arc about to graduate should pick from their number the one whom they consider to have done the most for the school during the pas’, year. The choice off the present Sen- ior Class for this honor is Thomas Par- due. w’ho has served the class faithfully and w’ell as president. Tom was very active In the Operetta, handling much of the business related to it and at the same time taking an imoortant part in the cast. He has also been prominent in the work of the orchestra during the current year. In addition to this he has rendered valu- able service to the school as Captain of the Traffic Squad. By keeping his as- sistants efficient in the performance of their duties he has done away with the old time traffic congestion. In short, we may say that in all his activities this year, Tom has proved himself a born leader. We wish at this time to acknowledge the valuable help of Gordon Marston and Hjalmar W ' idell, whose services have been of inestimable value in put- ting out this last issue. EXCHANGE COMMENTS ; The Pilgrim, Pljmiouth, Mass — Your magazine is one of the finest which we have in our exchange lists. Your for- 1 eip n department is very good. Con- I gratulations on the editorials of which i you speak. It must have been very i good to have attracted the attention of so many large periodicals, j The Simondonian, Warren, N. H. — I Your magazine is very good for a small ! publication. We would suggest that I more space be given to accounts of your ! games. The Pinnacle, Meredith, N. H. — You have an excellent magazine. We espec- ially enjoyed your article on Lindbergh. We would suggest that you transfer the advertisements from the front of the I paper to the back. By doing this you 1 would gain much in its appearance. If i this caused a congestion of advertise- ! merits you might scatter a few jokes among them. The Holt Magazine, Liverpool, Eng- land — We are very glad to hear from you as you are one of our most distant exchanges. It is interesting to hear what other schools so far aw ' ay are do- ing, in the line of publishing a paper. : We consider your magazine a very good ; one. Poly Press, Baltimore, Maryland — , Your paper is excellent, as usual. It i is full of news of your school, j The Sagamore, Brookline, Mass. — ' Your sports are especially well handled. I We have admired your paper all the I year. The Broadcaster, Central City, Neb. — Your paper certainly lives up to its name. The Flashlight, Wellston, Mo. — You have an excellent paper. It shows a great deal of work. j Never hit a boy — he may be your daughter. Misprinted football score : 16 to 0 first garter. ! Hold ’em, Boston. I I ’31 (night of Junior Prom) : “Well I I guess I’ll give the girls a treat to-night.” j ’30: “Oh! so you’re not going to the I prom?” [ 18 ] GRADUATION NUMBER SUMMARY OF SPORTS. Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneliam Stoneliam Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Stoneham Football 0, jMalden 25. 0, Winchester 31. 6, Saugus 7. 0, Reading 12. 0, Dedham 19. 6, Lexington 14. 6, Danvers 13. 0, Rindge Tech 20. 0, Belmont 63. 6, Essex Aggies 13. 0, Woburn 12. Field Hockey 1, Swampseott 1. 0, Winthrop 1. 1, Dedham 0. 0, Arlington 2. 1, Alumni 0. 0, Lexington 1. 2, Wellesley 1. 0, Melrose 2. Cross Country 23, Wakefield 36. 17, Somerville 46. 47, Quincy 18. 29, Concord 26. 29, Cambridge Latin 28. Girls’ Basketball Stoneham 14, Reading 21. Stoneham 20, Winchester 21. Stoneham 38, Alumni 27. Stoneham 14, Reading 32. Stoneham 12, Somerville 20. Stoneham 12, Lexington 18. Boys’ Basketball Stoneham 39, Essex Aggies 13. Stoneham 15, Winchester 42. Stoneham 24, Reading 29. Stoneham 18, Wakefield 29. Stoneham 33, Essex Aggies 20. Stoneham 15, Belmont 19. Stoneham 19, Winchester 45. Stoneham 38, Reading 25. Stoneham 21, Vvbikefield 22. Hockey Stoneham 0, Alumni 4. Stoneham 1, Arlington 3. Stoneham 6, Commerce 1. Stoneham 9, Everett 3. Stoneham 2, Cambridge Latin 2. Stoneham 2, Concord 0. Stoneham 3, Belmont 1. Stoneham 2, Trade School 1. Stoneham 2, Woburn 0. Stoneham 0, Melrose 4. BASEBALL Stoneham 10 — Swampseott 4 The Stoneham High School baseball team opened the season with a victory over the strong Swampseott team by the score of 10 to 4. The game was a seven-inning battle with Stoneham hav- ing a decided edge. Theroux worked in the box for Stoneham and struck out ten men for the four innings he pitched. Shorty Dearborn relieved Theroux in the fourth inning and pitched equally as well as Theroux, striking out three men in the three innings he pitched. The fielding highlight of the game was contributed by Spud Rice. Cole hit a line drive that Rice speared one hand and threw to Widell at second, making a double play. Stoneham scored three runs in the third inning, two runs in the fifth in- ning and five runs in the sixth inning. Swampseott scored one run in the first inning, one run in the fifth inning, and two runs in the sixth inning. Marston, Adzigian, Theroux and Dear- born starred for Stoneham while Cole and Harding featured for Swampseott. The score : Widell 2b Marston cf Griffin rf Lundregan rf po a 3 0 12 4 3 0 0 4 0 6 0 3 10 0 Stoneham ab h [ 19 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Bice ss 4 1 1 2 1 gan crashed out two doubles. Farrell Adzigian 3b 4 2 0 0 and Woodside starred for Wilmington. Dushane c Hughes If 4 3 0 1 13 0 0 0 Belmont 18 — Slontham 4 Theroux p o 0 0 0 Belmont High’s powerful baseball Dearborn p 1 0 0 0 team took the measure of Stoneham Eichardson 1 1 0 0 High’s team at Belmont, by the score — — — of 18 to 4, May 1. Totals 34 9 24 4 Six pitchers hurled for Stoneham but Swampscott none had any degree of success. All ab h po a were wild and Belmont took advantage Cutler ss 4 0 0 1 of every break. Jordan lb 3 1 9 0 Belmont has a strong nine this j ' ear Cole 3b 3 2 0 1 and the local lads should not feel doAvn- Gannon 2b 2 0 1 3 liearted. The score bj no means shoAvs Harding cf 2 1 3 0 the respective merits of the tAvo teams. Darling If 1 0 0 0 Flanders, Avell known Belmont ath- Doane ss 3 1 0 0 lete, had a field day. He crashed out Getraine If 3 0 0 0 five hits in as many times at bat. In Hanify 3b 3 1 0 0 addition, he scored three runs and stole Wiiighan c 2 0 0 0 three bases. Bufalline c 1 0 0 0 Dushane and Lundregan starred at Gill p 2 0 0 0 bat for Stoneham, while Widell ' s field- — — — ing Avas high grade. Totals 29 6 24 5 The score : Batted for Theroux in 4th inning Stoneham Buns made b ’ Widell, Marston, Lun- ab h po a dregan, Griffin, Bice, Hughes; two base Widell 2b 4 1 6 0 hits. Bice, Cutler, Jordan, Doane, Get- Bice rf 4 0 1 1 rain ; three base hits, Adzigian ; base Marston ss, p 4 1 1 1 on balls, off Theroux, Dearborn ; hit by Griffin lb, p 4 2 3 0 pitched ball, by Gill, Widell; errors, Lundregan cf. P 3 1 1 0 Adzigian, Bice, W’idell, Cutler, Jordan, Harding, Hanify; struck out by The- Corcoran rf 0 0 0 0 Adzigian 3b, p 3 1 o 2 roux 10, Dearborn 3, Gill 3 ; double Gray c 2 0 0 0 plays. Bice to Widell; umpire Bassal. i Dushane c 2 2 11 0 Stoneham 9 — Wilmington 7 G. Dushane If 3 0 0 0 The Stoneham High School base ball Hughes If 0 0 ' 0 0 team defeated Wilmington by the score Theroux p 0 0 0 0 of 9 to 7 at the PomeAvorth Street Dearborn p 0 0 2 1 grounds. A large croAvd turned out in — — — — spite of the drizzling weather. Totals 24 9 28 5 Wilmington scored early in the game ab h po a but after the fourth inning Stoneham Belmont was not threatened. Stoneham scored Kirby 2b 1 1 3 1 three runs in the first inning, two runs Farrell ss 3 1 1 0 in the third, one run in the fourth and Allen rf 4 2 0 0 three runs in the fifth inning. Weatherbee If 4 3 0 0 Joe Lundregan started on the mound Bates If 2 1 0 0 for Stoneham only to be relieved by Flanders cf 5 5 3 0 Dushane. Dushane later retired in fa- Eagan ss 4 1 0 4 vor of Marston. Marston held the Wil- Greer c 1 0 0 0 mington batters in check for the re- White c 4 2 2 0 mainder of the contest. Johnson lb 5 1 9 0 Wilmington started Whitney on the Parks p 1 0 0 0 mound but he Avas quickly relieved by Scott p 4 1 1 1 Woodside, Avho made no difference to Innings 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 the Stoneham batters. Belmont 5 5 3 0 4 0 1 0 - -18 Marston, Lundregan, Adzigian and Stoneham 0 1 1 0 0 0 Oil 1- - 4 Gray starred for Stoneham. Bed Mar- j Two base hits, Griffin; three base ston and Adzigian banged out triples ; hits, Johnson, White; home run. White; for the local team, while Joe Lundre- i runs by Kirby 3, Farrell 3, Allen 2, [ 20 ] GRADUATION NUMBER Weatherbee 3, Flanders 3, Greer, White | tenth inning Theroux was hit by a 2, Scott, Widell, Corcoran, Adzigian, G. pitch ball, with two out, stole second Dushane ; stolen bases, Adzigian, Du- ; and third base, scoring on a passed ball shane 2, Dougherty, Kirby 3, Allen, ’ for the winning run. Theroux pitched Scott 2, Flanders 3, Eagan, Greer; base | masterly ball holding Punchard score- on balls, off Scott 1, off Parks 3, off ! less in their half of the tenth inning Theroux 3; struck out by Scoot 7, by Avith bases filled. Parks 3, by Marston 7, by Griffin 4 errors, Marston 3, Adzigian, Dushane 3 umpire, Lonegan. Stoneham 2 — Wilmington 3 Stoneham High’s ball team journeyed to Wilmington on April 27. The local lads got away to a one run lead in the first inning. Stoneham could not hold its scant lead, however, despite sensational outhelding by Joey Lundre- gan and Vinny Hughes. by Shorty Dearborn. His twisting curves had the Vv ' ilmingtoii batters buf- faloed. But the breaks went against him and the game slipped from Stone- i ham’s grasp. Wilmington emerged from the conflict on the long end of a 3 to 2 score. Stoneham made a desperate ef- fort to tie up the game in the ninth but a beautiful peg by Kidder nailed the ambitious runner at the plate. very spectacular. Joey Lundregan’s one hand stab of a line drive gave Stoneham rooters a chance to cheer. Stoneham 9 — Punchard 8 Stoneham ten innings to defeat Pun- chard by the score of 9 to 8. Dearborn started on the mound for Marston, Lundregan, Eice, and Adzig- ian starred for Stoneham Avhile Low and O’Connor featured for Punchard. The score : Stoneham ab h po a Dushane If 5 1 5 0 Adzigian 3b 5 1 4 7 i ]Marston cf 4 2 3 0 Griffin lb 5 0 8 0 Lundregan rf 5 3 0 0 Eice ss 5 3 0 1 Hughes 2b 1 0 0 1 G. Dushane 2b 2 0 0 0 Dearborn p 1 1 1 1 Theroux p 4 0 0 1 ' Gray c 0 2 6 0 Widell 2b 1 0 1 0 — — — — Totals 42 13 28 13 Punchard ab h po a Emslj’ If 5 1 0 1 O’Connor 2b 0 2 3 3 1 Walker 3b 3 0 2 2 ‘ Polgreen lb 0 2 9 0 Slicknej’’ cf 0 1 2 0 Wadman cf 0 0 0 0 Russell p 3 0 2 3 Forsjdhe p 0 1 1 1 Murphy ss 0 2 2 4 Holton c 0 0 9 0 j Loav c 0 0 3 0 — — — — ! Totals 42 11 33 14 Euns made by Dearborn, Adzigian, Stoneham but was relieved by Theroux Marston, Griffin, Lundregan, Theroux in the eightth. Dearborn pitched good , ball but weakened in the eighth inning and Theroux came to the rescue. Stoneham had a lead of six runs on Dushane, Gray, Walker, Polgreen, Low, Slicknej ; errors, Dushane, Adzigian, Eice, G Dushane, Gra 3 ’-, Emslej Walker, Iurph ' ; two base hits, Marston, Eice, Punchard but was unable to keep this ; Gray, Emsly, Polgreen; stolen bases, lead. The Punchard boys bunched their i Marston, Griffin, Gray, Polgreen, Low; hits and scored three runs in the sixth I base on balls off Dearborn, Eussell; hit inning and three runs in the seventh in- | by pitched ball, by Theroux, Walker; ning. Stoneham’s big inning was the | double plays, Adzigian to Widell to third when they scored three runs. , Punchard was leading until the first ! pire, Tooney. of the ninth. One man Avas out and Ad- | zigian singled. The next man A as retir- i Griffin; struck out by Dearborn 2; um- ed but Marston sent a terrific AA allop to Reading 6 — Stoneham 4 The Stoneham High School baseball left center, scoring Adzigian with the i team journeyed to Reading where they tying run. Theroux held Punchard in I lost to a rehabilitated Reading nine, their half of the ninth inning, making ! Stoneham was unable to solve the of- the score 8 to 8. In the first of the ] ferings of Marebetti who succeeded [ 21 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Merritt on the mound for Eeading. The fielding of Adzigian -vvas sensational as he figured in three double plays and making many difficult stops. White featured in the field for Eeading, Eed Marston, ] [olly Adzigian and Joey Lun- dregan starred at bat for Stoneham, Marston banging out a long triple. Crowe of Eeading hit a home run in the first inning with one man on base. Merritt and Doucette starred at bat for Eeading. By virtue of the Eeading victory, the teams close up on each other in the Middlesex League standing. Belmont easily clinched the Middlesex League championship. Lexington 7 — Stoneham 6 Stoneham journeyed to Lexington on May 22, and lost a heart breaking game. The score at the end of the game stood 7 to 6 in favor of Lexington. Marston started on the mound for Stoneham and received a warm recep- tion. When the deluge of hits, runs, errors, and passes ended, Lexington had a four run lead in the first frame. The second inning fouird Art Theroux pitching for Stoneham, with Marston in center field. Theroux pitched well and finally in the fourth inning Stoneham rallied pushing three runs across. The runs Avere produced 1)y a pass, an error and two fine clouts by Lundregan and Eice. Again in the sixth the Stoneham bats got to work and hits started going to all directions of the field and we col- lected three more tallies. This gave us a lead of 6 to 3, The game looked like Stoneham’s until the fateful seventh ar- rived. Lexington bunched a couple of hits in a roAv and then the locals became unsettled just long enough to let their opponents score four runs. The game was lost and with it went Stoneham ' s visions of first place. Carpenter and McPhee starred at bat for Lexington. For Stoneham Gray, Lundregan, and Eice came through with important hits while Griffin and Ad- zigian excelled in the field. Stoneham 3 — Howe 2 Stoneham defeated Howe High School in a ten inning thriller at the latter’s field. Theroux started on the mound for Stoneham, but was wild. Griffin fol- lowed, but retired in favor of Shorty Dearborn. Howe got aw’ay to a two run lead in the initial frame. Stoneham scored one run in the first inning. The score remained the same until the ninth inning when Stoneham staged a rally with two out. Marston hit a double to deep left, Eed advanced to third on Griffin’s infield hit and scored when Lundregan’s roller went through Burke. The game then went into extra innings. Dearborn opened up the tenth for the locals Avith a hard drive to left field, the hit being good for tAvo sacks. L. Dushane singled, sending Shorty to third. Widen then crashed out a long sacrifice fly upon which Dearborn scor- ed. Shorty turned back HoAve in the last of the tenth and Stoneham emerged victorious. The game was an example of the true fighting spirit the team has. The score ; Stoneham ab h po a Widell 21) 3 0 0 2 Adzigian 3b 5 1 3 4 Marston cf 4 2 1 0 Griffin lb 4 2 12 1 Lundregan rf 4 0 0 0 Eice ss 2 1 0 2 Hughes If 2 0 2 0 Theroux p 0 0 0 0 Dearborn p 4 1 1 2 Dushane c 4 2 10 2 Totals 32 9 29 11 HoAve High ab h po a Abertini ss 1 0 1 1 Collins 3b 4 0 1 0 Ellis If 4 0 1 0 Balski p 4 1 1 3 Traynor c 2 0 1 9 Hallenbourg lb 4 1 6 1 O’Neil cf 4 0 3 0 Hallenburg rf 3 0 1 0 Burke 2b 4 1 6 1 i Totals 30 3 21 15 1 Innings 1 2 3 4 .5 6 7 8 9 10 1 Stoneham 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1- - 3 HoAve 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0- - 2 I Euns by Adzigian, Marston Dearborn, I Ellis Albertini; errors, Collins, Traynor, j Burke 2; base on balls off Dearborn 3, I off Balski 5; double plays, Widell to ! Griffin ; tAA ' o base hits, Adzigian, Mar- ston, Dearborn; stolen bases, Widell, Adzigian, Griffin, Lundregan, Dushane, I Albertini, Traynor, Ellis; struck out by Balski 7, by Dearborn 9 ; Belmont 6 — Stoneham 4 I Belmont High, champions of the Mid- j dlesex League, played Stoneham at the PomeAVorth Street grounds June 4, in [ 22 ] GRADUATION NUMBER a return game. Tlie sc.ore was 6 to 4 in favor of Bel- mont. The local boys fought hard to pin a defeat on the champs but were unsuccessful. It will be remembered that the same teams met earlier in the season and Belmont won by fourteen runs. In the second clash Stoneham lost by tw ' o runs. One can readily see what a vast improvement our High School team has made. Shorty Dearborn started the game for j Stoneham. His pitching was very good and he held Belmont scoreless until the breaks went against him. Some of his team mates erred and a couple of hits enabled Belmont to get three runs. Shorty was then relieved by Lefty The- roux, the star sophomore hurler. Stone- ham got to Scott, who started for Bel- mont and he had to be relieved by Bar- rel, the ace of the Belmont pitching staff. Stoneham managed to score in the ninth, but Farrell had complete con- trol of the game during his stay in the box. Flanders, White, and Farrell shone for Belmont while Griffin, Stoneham’s first baseman, was the big noise for I Stoneham. Incidentally Freddie Cor- | coran, playing his first full game for | the blue and white, played well in the i center field. Stoneham High 8 — Reading High 7 Stoneham High’s baseball team de- feated Reading at the local ball field by the score of 8 to 7. The win enabled | Stoneham to take second place in the j Middlesex League standing. | Reading started the game by scoring four runs in the first inning. Theroux I was a bit wild in the first inning and was relieved by Dearborn, who held Reading for the remainder of the game. Several Stoneham rallies were checked by the masterful pitching of Dougherty. The Reading players bunched their hits early in the game and these hits figured in all their scoring. Stoneham gradually made the game more interesting by creeping up on Reading. Reading was leading 8 to 6 in the ninth inning when Stoneham came to bat. Griffin led off with a single to center field, Marston and Lun- dregan were passed. Spud Rice then came to bat and smacked out a double and the game was Stoneham’s. The score: Stoneham ab h po a Dushane If Adzigian 3b Marston cf Griffin lb Lundregan rf Rice ss Dougherty 2b Theroux p Dearborn p Gray c 5 12 0 5 2 5 3 4 0 2 1 4 19 2 5 0 11 2 115 4 10 1 2 0 0 0 10 0 4 3 0 7 1 Totals 34 Reading ab Merritt 2b 1 Gascorgne 3b 3 Morton lb 3 Dougherty p 3 White ss 4 Crowe If 5 Marchetti rf 3 T. Doucette c 3 Hickey cf 4 B. Doucette 3b 4 6 27 13 h po a 0 0 0 0 10 0 8 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 3 10 0 0 0 1 13 0 10 0 112 Totals 33 10 24 14 Two base hit. Rice ; stolen bases, Ad- zigian, Griffin 2, Dougherty, White, Crowe; base on balls, off Dougherty 6, off Theroux 2, off Dearborn 5; hit by pitched balls. Rice, T. Doucette; struck out by Dougherty 13, by Dearborn 4; passed balls, Speakman. Innings Stoneham Reading Doucette ; umpire, 123456789 00001301 3—8 40030000 0—7 VV ' inthrop 7 — Stoneham 4 The strong Winthrop High School baseball nine defeated the local high school nine by the score of 7 to 4. The team played before one of the largest crowds of the season. The Stoneham boys hit MacPherson, the Winthrop pitcher, hard, but he re- ceived brilliant support. Several times the local team had the bases loaded but were unable to score. The longest hits of the game were made by Haley of Winthrop and Mar- ston of Stoneham. The fielding gem of the game was contributed by Joe Lundregan by mak- ing a shoe string catch from the bat of Shafer and executing a double play to Griffin at first base. Haley, McCann and MacPherson starred for Winthrop, while Marston, Griffin, Finnegan and Lundregan fea- tured for Stoneham. Griffin led the local boys at bat with [ 23 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC three hits, while Haley and McCann led the visitors with three hits apiece. The score : Winthrop ab h po a INIcCann 2b 4 8 2 1 KShafer cf 2 0 2 0 Haley ss 5 3 2 2 Vance lb 5 18 1 Lon rose rf 4 10 0 Dalrymple c 4 0 10 0 Verdi 3b 4 0 2 4 Andorsia If 3 0 10 Orcott If 0 0 0 0 MacPherson p 4 2 0 9 EXCHANGES Totals 35 10 27 17 Stoneham ab h po a Adzigian 3b 5 2 13 Eice ss 4 10 0 Marston cf 3 2 2 1 Lundregan rf 4 2 2 1 Griffin lb 4 3 14 2 Finnegan If 2 2 0 0 Houston If 10 0 0 Corcoran cf 2 10 0 Dougherty 2b 10 0 0 Widen 2b 1111 Gray c 4 14 0 Theroux p 4 0 3 7 Totals 35 15 27 15 Euiis made by McCan 2, Shafer, Ha- lej , Verdi, Andorsia, MacPherson, Ad- zigian, Eice, Marston, Gray; errors, Shafer, Vance, Dalrymple, Verdi, Mac Pherson, Adzigian, Eice, Marston; two base hits, Haley, Vance, Marston; double plays, Widell to Gray and Lun- dregan to Griffin; stolen bases, Haley, Marston; base on balls, by MacPherson 2, by Theroux 3; struck out by Mas- Pherson 4 and by Theroux 3; wdld pitches, Theroux, MacPherson ; umpire, Ward. STONEHAM SECONDS Stoneham has also been represented this j’-ear by an undefeated second team in baseball. They have met and van- quished twice the Beading seconds by the scores of 6 to 5 and 14 to 1. They have also defeated the Wakefield sec- onds by a score of 9 to 6. This record should promise good ball teams to come in Stoneham. The second team is com- posed of the following men who cer- j tainly deserve a good deal of credit: Houston, Corcoran, Patch, Tilton, Black- burn, Finnegan, Eyder, Hibbard, May and Currier. Our magazine, The Authentic, will al- j ways remain. Year after year it is printed — like an endless chain. So fellow exchanges let us start again in September, Always will the Authentic remember: The Polj Press, Baltimore, Maryland. The Sagamore, Brookline, Mass. Idle Spirit of Towle, Newport, N. H. Wakefield High School Booster, Wake- field, Mass. Druiy Academe, North Adams, Mass. E. O. T. C. Shield, University of Cin- cinnati. Station E. L. H. S., Auburn, Maine. The Whittier Town Sentinel, Amesbury, Mass. The Northeaster, Northeasterii Junior High School, Somerville, Mass. The Abhis, North Abington, Mass. The Caribbean, Cristobal High School, Canal Zone. The Eeporter, Bradford Academ 3 % Brad- ford, Vermont. The Pilgrim, Plj ' inouth, Mass. The G q)S 3 ’, Portland, Conn. Netop, Turner Falls, Mass. The Apokeei sian, Poughkeepsie, N. H. The Holt School Magazine, Liverpool, England. The Flashlight, Wellston, Mo. The Pinnacle, Meredith High School, Meredith, N. H. The Simondonian, Simonds Free High School, Warner, N. H. The Earl.v Trainer, Lawrence, Mass. The Pinion, Honolulu, Hawaii. The Blue and White, Taunton, Mass. Tlie Owl, Middleton, N. Y. The Pioneer, Beading, Mass. School Life, Melrose, Mass. Clark News, Worcester, Mass. The Courier, Bristol, N. H. The Altruists, Union Cit ' , N. J. The Axis, Normal School, North -Adams, Mass. The Eeflector, Woburn, Mass. The High School Herald, Westfield, Mass. The Hamiltonian, Hamilton, Mass. The Spectator, Chicopee, Mass. True of Some Flappers If brains w ' ere powder some people wouldn’t have enough to keep their nose from being shinj ' . Some people whistle while they work because they are happj . But how about a traffic cop? [ 24 ] GRADUATION NUMBER Don Glynn ’2S and Walter Fredrick- | made a name for himself. Eog Lamson, son ’27 have returned from Montpelier i an honor pupil at Syracuse, has made Seminary after a successful year both ! the Syracuse baseball squad. He is in sjDorts and studies. Don played j home for the summer and has a job in quarterback and Freddy played tackle : Melrose for the summer, on the football team. i ‘ Wennie Packard ’27 is considering George MacxSeil, president of 12- 27, spending the summer as a hotel clerk, has finished his first j’ear at the Suffolk , Wennie hails from Tufts. Law School. i Weston Brannen is through at Chaun- cey Hall. Hugh Bailey ’27 has a position with a Boston firm engaged in decorating Avin- dows. I Everyone has heard of Ralph Dup- i lin’s sensational sport career at George- town. He is the second leading college batter in the country. It seems as though he is headed for a big league career in baseball. Ralph is a member of the Class of ’24. Bill Richards, a football star in S. H. S. and at Cornell, is home and Avorking for the B. M. Railroad. Long John Tan Derzee ’27, a frequent visitor at S. H. S., is using his 6 ft. 3 in. with Severance, the moA er. Johnnie hails from Northeastern. Eddie Adzigian ’27 is proudly exhibi- ting a large red H, the results of a suc- cessful basketball season at Huntington School, Boston. Don Whiston ’27 has completed his freshman year at BoAvdoin. This sum- I mer he is to attend Tech summer school aiid enter M. I. T. as a sophomore in the fall. Henry Richardson ’28 recent- ly spent a Aveek at BoAvdoin as Don’s guest. While there, Henry was pledged to Don’s frat. Theta Delta Chi. He now appears around school Avith his T. D. pledge pin. And of course AA e musn’t forget the Kennie Gilson ’27 is employed at E ' proud of — Don Hunt. L. Patch Co. for the summer. He too ' scholarship which comes from Northeastern. ’ entitles him to spend his Junior year at Sorbonne in France. He is now a • sophomore at Brown. This honor goes to only six men in the country, each Another one of our graduates has ! year. Stoneham is proud of Don. [ 25 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC CLASS NOTES 1928 The Senior class held its banquet on the evening of May 4 at the Hotel Ken- more. Nearly all the class was present and the affair was a great success. Dan Griffin, the toastmaster, kept the even- ing from getting dull at any time, w’hile the faculty’s speeches w ere enjoyed by all present. The student speakers were Kuth Gerrish and Doc Sands. Mr. Thibodeau : What did the Austri- ans do after the Crown Prince was as- sasinated? Walker: They buried him. The class editor hears: That a certain girl of the Senior class loses things in public places. That Dan Griffin is very fond of prunes. That the Senior biology class have been bug (Hunt)ing. That a certain crowd of boys had trouble in getting gas after the banquet, banquet. Mr. Eaton : Name some cereal foods | Marr ? Marr: Wheat, barley, oats and alfal- fa. Mr. Thibodeau : What are some ways of punishing criminals? Miss Brown: Hanging, electrocution and drowning. iVIr. Alden : Who was Herve Eielf Gray: He was a sailor in the French army. Class Songs Anderson, W., That Certain Party of Mine Baert, K., Ain’t She Sweet? Barnstead, R., I Can’t Do Without You Blackburn, R., It’s a Long, Long Trail Blanchard, Y., Brown Eyes Berry, L., Give Me time Breagy, W., Doin’ the Best I Can Brock, H., A Good Man Is Hard To Find Brown, L., The Man I Love Carll, G., Melancholy Baby Cheslc3’, C., I’m Drifting Back To Dreamland Clarke, F., Who Colwell, G., I Ain’t Got Nobody Crandall, G., Here Comes the Bride Cutter, Nora, Somewhere a Voice Is Calling deGruchy, Marian, Kiss and Make Up Desmond, M., Sunshine Drew, R., My Dreams are Dreams of You Driscoll, C., I Can’t Seem to Hold Him Driscoll, G., Sing Me a Baby Song Eramo, Y., I Have a Sweetie of My Own Fanjoj ' , G., You Can’t Blame Me For That Fletcher, C., Speedy Boj’- Finnegan, J., Humoresque Fulton, E., The Volga Boatman Gilman, D., Mighty Lak’a Rose Gerrish, R., Four Walls Griffin, D., She’s a Great Great Girl Gra3% Harold, My ' Sweetie Turned Me Down Hamlin, R., Too Many Parties and Too Many Pals Hathorne, V., The Song Is Ended Hodgeman, M., I’m Away from the World Hunt, L., What a Wonderful Wedding That Will Be Kendall, M., I’m Making Believe I Don’t Care Kell,y, J., When Robert E. Lee Comes to Town Lawson, G., My Boj ’s Voice Linscott, B, Where is My Mama? Learned, W., Will We Ever Meet Again? MacKaj% T., Naughty But Nice Marr, C., Nine O’Clock Boy McDonough, F., If You Can’t Control Your Man Muiin, B., There Must Be Somebody Else Miller, L., Another Good Man Gone Wrong Murph3% E., That Red Head Gal iMurphy, F., Why Blame It All On Me? ] Iontague, L., Is She My Girl Friend? Olson, I., I’m Falling In Love Olson, C., The Girl I Left Behind Orsillo, L., Jazz Baby Packard, H., Coquette Pardue, T., Changes Peterson, R., She’s A Great Great Girl Potter, C., The Old “Gray” Mare Raft ' ert3% J., The Big Tin Pan Parade Richardson, H., Henr3 ' ’s Made a Lady Out of Lizzie Richardson, R., The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi Roberts, E., She Don’t Like It -- Not Much Ross, P., I Can’t Do Without You Ryder, F., Me and M3 " Shadow Sands, S., The Little Brown Jug Scanlon, H., Remember Me to Mary Schurman, O., After M3’’ Laughter Came Tears Spangler, G., I’m Ahead of the World Sweet, D., Was It a Dream? Smart, M._, I Know There is Somebody Waiting [ 26 ] GRADUATION NUMBER Widellj V., Song of the Failure Vilson, V.j I’ve Left this World Behind Whitcher, M., Tho You Threw Me Down Wood, W., Having My Ups and Downs Walker, E., Three O’Clock in the Morn- ing Class Banquet, Among My Souvenirs Last 3 Years, Just a Memory June 15, When You Come to the End of the Trail S. H. S. ’28, A Memory That Time Can- not Erase Favorite Sayings French — Bon jour, mes amis Mathematics — Now this boy History — So much for that Occupation — Well! Er! Science — Sit down English — No more communications All Classes — A word to the wise is suf- ficient Study Period — What have you brought to study 1931 The Ancient History Classes debated the question “Resolved that ancient men showed more ingenuity than modern man.” The debate was won by the Ancient History class of the Practical Arts Department. The two teams were coached by Miss Davis and Mr. Nadeau and the debate was judged by Miss Smith and Miss Peyton. It was held June 0 in Miss Davis’s room. Mr. Nadeau’s Ancient History class is planning on producing a play which has been written by one of the pupils. Each home room of the Class of ’31 has orgaiiized a baseball team and there have been several games among these teams. 1932 The Class of ’32 wishes to take this chance to thank the Class of ’31 for the chance to attend its fine socials. The pupils of 8-1 enjoyed a trip to Boston on which the Custom House, Old State House, Ginn Publishing Co., and Arnold Arlmretum were visited. We extend our best wishes for all suc- cess to the graduating class. We will regret the loss of some of our members, but we hope their places will be filled with newcomers. Tlie pupils of 8-2 enjoyed a trip to th e Navy Yard and Airport a short time ago. The class extends its thanks and best wishes to its home room teachers. Miss Hunnewell, Room 33; Miss Devlin, Room 32; and Mr. Whittemore, Room 25, and also to all others who made this past year a success. We hope our last year in Junior High will be the best. We wish the best of luck to the Class of ’31 on its journey through S. H. S. The class wishes to thank Miss Smith who has chaperoned the many trips we have taken. We Wonder Why Alma Patch is so interested in Bug(s) and Bee(s). If Bob Kelly is a woman-hater. If a certain member of the class was ever seen twice w ' ith the same girl. Who Miss ’32 is. Who “Jim” refers to as the two “Helen’s.” Why a number of boys are always late from gym. Why certain girls don’t let their hair grow. (Because they like “Bobs.”) K. H. (speaking on conservation of forests) : “If we used our heads more we would not waste so much wood.” 1933 On June 4 the pupils of Room 28 put on a negro program which was very suc- cessful. The performers, needless to say, were dressed as negroes. They sang songs, played the uke, and had a humorous “Ghost Play” which was very good. Division I is making up a scrapbook of original poems, stories, jokes and cartoons. The name of the scrapbook is “The Spirit of 7-1.” In the study of occupations 7-1 went to the East Boston Airport and Navy Yard three weeks ago; 7-II went last week and 7-III is soon to go. He : “Why do you keep powdering your nose?” She: “Just force of dabit, I suppose.” “Does your typist use the touch sys- tem?” “Well, she certainly didn’t buy the fur coat out of her wages.” A wall flower is a girl who belongs to the army of the unenjoyed. Success Expert : “What’s your name ?” Greek: “Gus Poppapopupopulos.” [ 27 ] THE STOXEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Prompt and Efficient Service W. H. Booth Corner of 3Iain and Summer Streets Socony Gasoline ACCESSORIES AGENT FOR PAIGE MOTOR CAR Compliments of StoneKam Bakery Compliments of Quality Lunch C. F. Dolan, Prop. Main Street Stoneham B. E. Perry Groceries and Provisions 466 Main Street Stoneham One : “Some people who raise mus- j taches should call them Oshkosh.” Two: “Why?” One: “Because the mustache and Osh- kosh are both just a dot on the map.” “Don’t worry, mama, Willy just swal- lowed a bug and I’m having him gargle with Flit.” Short Stories A Tale of Two Cities: New York Chicago “Pop!” “Bang!” “So he got off with a suspended sen- tence?” “Yeah, they hanged him.” Off: “How much is 2x2?” On: “Four.” Off: “Four what?” On: “Four score and seven years ago.” Off: “What did you bring up four?” On : “Four effect.” phone call.” Compliments of George W. Adams Jeweler and Optician 3 Franklin Street Stoneham J. A. McDonough Groceries and Provisions Central Square Compliments of Dr. M. D. Sheehan Compliments of J. J. Grover’s Sons Company [ 28 ] GRADUATION NUMBER DIG YOUR WELL BEFORE YOU ARE THIRSTY SAVE YOUR DOLLARS THROUGH THE STONEHAM CO-OPERATIVE BANK 375 MAIN STREET STONEHAM, MASS. Compliments of Stoneham Press A. T. Locke Lumber Upson Wall Board Sheetrock Rex Asphalt Shingles Telephone Crystal 0700 WAKEFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS INSURANCE • REAL ESTATE; Always at Your Service | SIDNEY A. HILL I Notary Public i Office, 436 Main Street, Phone 0631-R i Home, 31 Chestnut Street, Phone 0319 j BOBBED HAIR A SPECIALTY CHILDREN’S HAIR CUT Joseph Drainville Barber Shop Corner of Main and IMarble Streets Dear son : How is everything at college? Please tj”pe your letters after this. All I can read is the figures. Y ours, Dad. Sandy MacTarvish: ‘‘Did you see my new car, Jock? It has reflectors instead of headlights.” “That fella we jush met back there looksh like you.” “Lesh go back an’ see. Maybe it was.” Pompeo Sales and Service John Pompeo, Prop. REPAIRING — ACCESSORIES Hudson and Essex Cars Mohawk Tires 450 MAIN ST. STONEHAM Telephone Sto. 0380 “Hat checked, sir?” “No, it’s all one color.” “It won’t be lawn now,” said a motor- ist as he backed over his neighbor’s front yard. Compliments of Howe Bakery Compliments of Dockam’s Express STONEHAM C. E. Patten Real Estate, Insurance Auctioneer 411 Main Street Stoneham [ 29 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC STONEHAM TIRE AND BATTERY SHOP For Prompt Service Batteries and Tire Repairing Telephone 0908 439 MAIN STREET STONEHAM William C. Gibbons Buss and Motor Truck Bodies Compliments of C. D. Harris Auto Painting Telephone Stoneham 0211 21 EMERSON ST. STONEHAM Compliments of Compliments of Marble Street Store Whitney’s Pharmacy Cigars, Candy, Ice Cream and Groceries Operator: “That language on the tele- phone is quite uncalled for.” Caller: “So is the number you’ve giv- en me.” Wife to husband going fishing: “Ed, I on your way home get a can of sardines ! for supper.” j Teacher : “What will become of a boy ' who ahvaj ' S clings to his mother’s j skirts?” j Pupil: “He may become a trapeze i performer.” j “For two cents, I’d black your eye.” “For another twm cents, I’d punch your nose.” Urchin: “Awri’ fellers, here’s a dime, let’s get going.” General: “What have you to report on the Nicaraguan army?” Sergeant : “The last I saw of him, he was putting up a good fight.” “What are 3’ou thinking of?” “Oh, nothing.” “Don’t be so self-centered.’’ Compliments of Sigma Gamma A. F. Lane Franklin Street Garage AUTOMOBILE REPAIRING GAS, OIL AND SUPPLIES Compliments of Mayer’s 408 MAIN STREET STONEHAM Compliments of A Friend Engraving Printing For School and Personal Use School Supplies 57 Franklin Street Boston [ 30 ] GRADUATION NUMBER Jn % Hong Eun YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS WILL PRIZE THE PORTRAIT THAT LOOKS LIKE YOU — YOUR TRUEST SELF, FREE FROM STAGE EFFECTS AND LITTLE CONCEITS. IT IS IN THIS “LONG RUN” PHOTOGRAPHY THAT PURDY SUCCESS HAS BEEN WON. PORTRAITURE BY THE CAMERA THAT ONE CANNOT LAUGH AT OR CRY OVER IN LATER YEARS. FOR PRESENT PLEASURE AND FUTURE PRIDE PROTECT YOUR PHO- TOGRAPHIC SELF BY HAVING PURDY MAKE THE PORTRAITS. 145 TREMONT ST., BOSTON Official Photographer, Stoneham High School Class of ’28 SPECIAL DISCOUNT RATES TO ALL S. H. S. STUDENTS T. Henry Meegan General Contractor Sand, Stone, Loam, Gravel For Sale Estimates on All Kinds of Work Ledge Work a Specialty Telephone 0068-W 93 SUMMER STREET STONEHAM. MASS. [ 31 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Compliments of Commonwealth Avenue at Kenmore Square Boston One: “Going to the movies?” Other: “No, I can’t.” One: “Why?” Other : “My dentist told me to beware of the films.” 1 “Heard tlie Shed Song?” “Nope, ni bite.” “!Me and mj ' shed-o.” “Wliat -was Damascus famous for?” “For fine steel swords.” “And Toledo?” j “No springs — honest weight.” j I overheard a young man dancing j with a j ' oung lady address her as j Mustard. 1 Slie wished to know why. He said: j “Because you are all over my dogs.” When Lindbergh sends his shirts to the laundry, they keep them for sou- venirs. Less popular people only have parts of their shirts kept. Motto : “Save part of your salary each week. Enough for carfare and lunches, at least.” TRIMPAK RADE MAR Compliments of HIGHEST GRADE William C. Doherty interior Finish SAVES TIME AND MONEY W. E. Knox Telephone Crystal 0623 593 MAIN ST. WAKEFIELD General Contractor 52 SUMMER ST. STONEHAM [ 32 ] [ Fine New Burdett Building Every Monday New Students are admitted in Secretarial; Office Management ; Bookkeeping ; and St nographic Courses When the fall sessions begin in September, Burdett College will be settled in this new home where its able faculty and outstand- ing business courses will be sustained by unusual housing facili- ties and modern equipment. This new building will be the last word in private school construction. Burdett graduates are in demand by business men Sept. 17 Entrance date for Business Adminis- tration Courses Burdett College Catalogue Sent on Request Founded 1879 18 BOYLSTOX ST., BOSTON After July 1, lo() Stuart Street — One Block from Common off Tremont St. Chapman’s Crystal Spring Water Company (Incorporated) Chapman’s Sparkling Ginger Champagne Compliments of T. A. Pettengill Be Wise — Insure With George A. Hersam For Service an J Protection ! DOW BLOCK, STONEHAM ' I Notary Public Justice of the Peace j Wakefield Daily Item WAKEFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS GRADUATION NUMBER ESTABLISHED 1865 BIOaNT STlATION Commercial School THE FINEST EQUIPPED TRAINING SCHOOL FOR BUSINESS Graduates Always in Demand Summer Session Opens July 2 Fall Session Opens Sept. ' 4 " COURSES FOR EVERY BUSINESS NEED EARLY APPLICATION ADVISABLE Send for Bulletin, and if possible, Tisit ike School J.W. BLAISDELL, Principal 334 Boylston St, Gr. Arlington Si, Boston No Canvassers or Solicitors Employed A gentleman rushed to the station in time to see the train pull out of the station ahead of him. A porter accost- ed him, “l riss 3mur train, sir?” “No, I didn’t like the looks of it so I chased it out of the station,” snapped the man. Teacher (in tj’pewriting) : “Of course this room is not normal as regards to heat, hut then, neither are jmur homes. Yet when I open a window, one of 3mur class invariably pulls it down.” Pupil (undertone) : “I can’t sleep in a breeze.” Sweet’s Taxi Call at Office, Room 29, Dow Block Main Street Entrance WESTERN UNION AGENT Telegrams Received and Delivered TELEPHONE 1030 Compliments of Reynolds the Plumber 445 Main Stre«t Stoneham Liggett ' s Compliments of The Vrag Stan A. Deferrari Sons [33] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC Be Good to Your Skin! Protect it with a few drops daily of fatrlj a Sintiott of Sea Moss and Glycerine An excellent base for face powder A Large Bottle, 50 Cents, From Your Druggist THE E. L. PATCH CO. He: “Ever see me before?” She: “No” He: “Then vou don’t know me?” She: “No!” He: “Then how do you know it’s me?” j One : “That man has been in America 1 fourteen j ' -ears and can’t speak a word 1 of English.” 1 Other: “Gee, he must be dumb.” j First: “How did you guess it?” He thought he was another Caruso. You know one of these fellows who couldn’t carry a tune if it had a handle attached. i Pome ! Took girl out, 1 Spent eight dollars on her; i All she had. “When did Tony get the new job?” “Didn’t know he had one.” “He said he was laboring under a delusion.” j Sleepy: “How much are your rooms?” ! Clerk : “From six dollars up to twelve.” Sleepy: “How much for all night.” i Compliments of THE Stoneham Theatre STONEHAM INDEPENDENT W. H. McLaughlin Selected Photoplays and Vaudeville : STONEHAM [ 34 ] GRADUATION NUMBER Compliments of Hebert Shoe Company Franklin Street, Stoneham “That’s a twelve piece orchestra.” “You can’t count, there are only five men.” “Yes, but these five men can play ten different fox trots and two waltzes.” “Doctor, I’m going to die.” “What makes you think so?” “My lifetime fountain pen just broke.” “It was nine days before they got their eyes open.” “Kittens?” “No, bootleg.” Solve this one; “A man bought a dog for five dollars, then sold him. How ! much did he lose?” “What did he sell him for?” “For chewing the piano leg.” Senior: “Ever read Carlyles’s ‘Essay on Burns’?” Junior: “I am not in the medical school. Customer: “What’s good for rats and mice?” ; Clerk: “Barium.” 1 Customer: “Gotta kill ’em first.” 1 A. H. Adzigian Ladies’ and Gents’ Custom Tailor 1 Melley Grain Co. HAY, GRAIN, POULTRY SUPPLIES FLOUR AND CEMENT Telephone 0599 Corner Main and Winter Streets SUITS MADE TO ORDER CLEANING, PRESSING, DYEING j AND REPAIRING 25 FRANKLIN ST. STONEHAM Telephone Stoneham 0031 I Telephone, Residence, Stoneham 0938-M Grace E. Densmore Teacher of Pianoforte Telephone 0670 13 COLLINCOTE ST. STONEHAM D. M. Baseballs, Bats and Gloves A. J. Bowers Co. Archie G. Wills Opticians 489 MAIN ST. STONEHAM i 1 Compliments of MAKERS OF THE BEST SPECTACLES AND EYEGLASSES A. F. Phillips, M.D. 1 [ 35 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC SUFFOLK LAW SCHOOL Founded September 1906 FOUR YEAR COURSE — LL.B. DEGREE Day Sessions — 10.00 A.M. to 11.30 A.M., 4.00 P.M. to 5.30 P.M. Evening Sessions — 6.00 P.M. to 7.30 P.M., 7.30 P.M. to 9.05 P.M. Students may attend any division or transferred from one to another LARGEST LAW SCHOOL IN NEW ENGLAND Catalog Upon Request GLEASON L. ARCHER. LL.D., DEAN 20 DERNE STREET (Rear of State House) BOSTON. MASS. Telephone Haymarket 0836 A. L. Jones i Ben Marsack Dentist Fine Shoe Repairing 3 Franklin Street Stoneham | Corner Main Street and Montvale Ave. Man from Chicago in court: “Your! Lady: “I want a collar for my hus- Honor, you see it’s this way. Someone | band.” slammed a door. I began dodging bul- j Salesman: “What size, please?” lets, and was arrested for dancing on j Lady: “I don’t know, but I can just Sunday.” j get my hands around his throat.” i Bore: “I’ve never seen such dreamy! Judge: “Are you the defendant?” eyes before.” j Rastus: “No, suh. Ah’s just the man She: “You’ve never stayed so late be- ' what stole the chickens.” fore.” • John Harvard’s Style “Why is a lazy dog like a hill?” Shrill voice: “Is my father there?” “I dunno.” Hoarse answer: “Depart from those “A slow pup.” f vacillating portals.” Stoneham Dye House Morrill Muzzey Meats, Groceries, Provisions Telephone 1031 233 Main Street Stoneham Cleansing and Dyeing Rug Cleaning and Repairs Established 1876 H. P. Smith Co. 378 Main Street Telephone 1020 Monuments stoneham Branch at 238 Main Street Gold Band Service Store; Ned C. Yeaton, Prop. GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, CIGARS TOBACCO j Farm Hill Station Telephone 0303 Free Delivery Compliments of O. H. Marston Co. [36] GRADUATION NUMBER The Middlesex Drug Co. ' Where Friends Meet Friends ' Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Boyd, Reg. Pharm. 1 Central Square Compliments of George Hipkiss, M.D. Periodic Health Examinations 451 MAIN STREET STONEHAM Shades, Screens and Doors Crystal ! Shade and Screen Co. 41 Elm Street Stoneham i Gay the Florist FRESH FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS j Compliments of H. H. Richardson Attorney at Law Compliments of G. Milano The Shoe Repairer Phone 0021 395 Main Street Into the Valley of Death rode the six hundred — Cannons to the right of them — Cannons to the left of them — Chi- cago ! My horse is the most courageous ani- mal. Yesterday in the second race he chased the other horses around the track.” Boy: “My father isn’t on speaking terms with any of his customers.” Girl: “What is he deaf and dumb?” Boy: “Nope, an undertaker.” Customer : “I want to buy a plow.” Clerk : “I’m sorry, sir, we don’t sell plow ' s.” Customer: “This is a fine drug store, I must say!” He: “I’m a four letter man, you 1 know.” Co-ed: “Sure, I know ' . F. A. S. T.” “Sir, I’ve only been kissed twice in my whole life.” “Yes, once by the army and once by the navy.” W. W. Fiske Co. Coal Wood Coke Telephone 0264 42 PLEASANT ST. STONEHAM 1 Compliments of Dr. F. E. Harris Compliments of H. E. Bellows Registered Optometrist Jeweler Compliments of Porter Company Dr. R. F. Bresnahan D.M.D. Stoneham Theatre Building [ 37 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC THE MAY SHOP May L. Murphy 358 Main Street Stoneham j 1 Send Your Shirts and Collars to the New Method Laundry Co. 22 Gould Street Phone 0407 Compliments of Stoneham Furniture Company Elizabeth Hines Ladies’ Specialty Shoppe Hats, Gowns, Hosiery 352 I fain Street Stoneham B. F. Callahan “Let Us Serve Your Party” Ice Cream Caterers Earl M. Slate, Proprietor American Barber Shop On the Square Stoneham, Mass. Rm. 6, Buck Bldg., Up One Flight CHILDREN’S HAIR CUT 35c ON SATURDAYS 50c Someone has said that professors are ! more restless at night than students. | Perhaps it is because they are so absent ■ minded they stay awake trying to re- j member why they went to bed. I Wife (catching hubby with stenog- I rapher on his knee) : “So that’s the portable typewriter 3mu’ve been telling me about!” “Whither are we bound on our skates?” “Around the ankles, dumb bell.” j The Road to Roam “What were jmu doing on the road to Portland when mu were supposed to be going to New York?” “Oh it’s a better road.” “Look how the water has rotted away that post.” “ Migosh, migosh, and the tee-totalers put that stulf in their stomachs.” “I see jmu will own a car in 1930.” “It must 1)6 the new Ford I ordered j last August.” FOR YOUR NEXT PARTY CALL The Stoneham Caterers PROMPT AND EFFICIENT SERVICE Telephone Stoneham 0900 William E. Muzzey Radio Service Telephone 1031 346 Main Street Stoneham Compliments of Clara Anderson Compliments of E. W. Schaefer Newsdealer and Stationer Compliments of Dr. Doris Nutter John H. Avedis Barber and Bobber MAIN STREET STONEHAM [ 38 ] GRADUATION NUMBER NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY The School of Engineering | In co-operation with engineering firms, j offers four year curriculums leading to the Bachelor’s degree in the follow- 1 ing branches of engineering; CIVIL ENGINEERING CHEMICAL ENGINEERING ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING MECHANICAL ENGINEERING The School of Business Administration Co-operating with business firms, offers four year collegiate courses leading to the Bachelor’s degree of BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION in BUSINESS MANAGEMENT or in ACCOUNTING FINANCE The Co-operative Plan of training enables the student to combine theory with practice and makes it possible for him to earn his tuition and a part of his other school expenses. Students admitted in either September or January may complete the scho- lastic year before the following September. For catalog or further information write to Northeastern University MILTON J. SCHLAGENHAUF, Director of Admissions BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS Five year program on co-operative plan on and after September 5, 1929 Izzy: “Did you know Cohen had gone into the fur business. He’s going to raise skunks.” Inez: “Yes, I got wind of it yester- day.” 1 Drama I Scene: Divan. 1 Action : None at all from the girl, i He (disgustedly looking at her wrist 1 watch) : “I guess I’ll go now. It’s eleven 1 o’clock l)y your watch.” j She : “Oh, my watch is fast.” He: “Well, that’s something.” One Senior: “The photographers nev- er do me justice.” Other Senior: “You want mercy not justice.” Citizen: “What excuse did you people have for acquitting the murderer?” Juryman : “Insanity.” Citizen : “Gee, the whole twelve of 3 ’ou?” “I just shot a dog.” “Was he mad?” “Well, he wasn’t very pleased.” Compliments of Compliments of Bell Hardware Co. C. W. Messer [ 39 ] THE STONEHAM HIGH SCHOOL AUTHENTIC A. S. Parker taer S F. M. Nichols Ice Cream, Candy and Pastry Light Lunches Shoes of Every Description Louis Miller Expert Shoe Repairing 342 MAIN ST., STONEHAM Elm Street Market Groceries and Provisions 90 Elm Street Stonehara C. W. Houghton Steam, Hot Water and Furnace Heating Agent Frigidaire Iceless Refrigerator Gloucester Fish Market 427 Main Street, Stoneham Where You Get Fresh Fish “It was so cold we couldn’t pat our dogs.” “Why?” “Their tails were frozen so stiff that they broke off if they wagged them.” “That’s a terrible orchestra. What are they playing anyhow?” “I don’t know — but it isn’t ‘Follow the Leader’!” Hotel Souvenir Collector : “Have you the sheets, pillow cases and towels? I have the radio.” Braggard: “When my father was younger he could dive from over a hun- dred feet into two feet of water.” IMore So ; “My father once dove from the Eiffel Tower onto a damp rag. She: “How are you getting along with your dieting?” Her: “Oh! Things are beginning to shape up.” One: “What’s a pauper?” Two : “It’s what the newsboy delivers every morning.” Compliments of Dr. William S. Coy : Thread Needle Shop i INFANTS’ AND SMALL CHILDREN’S i OUTFITTERS I NEEDLE WORK MATERIAL ! 364 MAIN STREET STONEHAM Compliments of William P. Manning First Class Tailoring The Stoneham Spa Home Made Candies and Ice Cream Wills Building Central Square i FOR PARTIES AND DANCES Compliments of M. E. Kelly Compliments of Sonny’s Tog Shop H. N. Louis [401 I i- .


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