Stonington High School - Pawmystonian Yearbook (Pawcatuck, CT)

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Two fun. f X FOREWORD We, the class of nineteen hundred and forty, are honored to be the first to graduate from our new high school. In appreciation, we wish to inscribe this book! "The Pawmystonianf' in the form of a family tree for all those who are interested in traveling with us through our various branches of studies and activities. We hope that this book will preserve the memories 'and traditions that have been given to us by our Alma Mater. S lr Q Y " X- - X, X i, .7 ,fl sit c. lf' 1' J, lj it X l - A at ' 1,1 'f .c . ' .llc 'xx Q, f ' D V, '1- N 'gas 1 X I' 'x Away M 'X N li' fi! I . 'I N31 x g 1 it . 4 M X ig lx Al f, g- 4 Q x X Q -1 ' T' l Ui l M ,N g J ii:-T lv N 'xiii l ii ,dsl XX X i W t xg ,VI U' X LXQS -:F I f -A51 4 i Q - or s t if Z -lu f la. Z-X s XY f 5 ,.., ' X 1 1 ' X j N XL' fi Ali . "' V.. ,-C p - , fx i5,.5,,,frAX ' N 1' .- ,Z -'X X ox ' M? 5 . 15' .. -1 ., ?'fp.,, N .fxym I , .1 S , J i Wu , 'i:f":a..fq., x , -Q " x , xx 5. xl N. -S Q, rx sv.-me -. 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FULLER Supervisor of Music WILLIAM GRIFFIN English EDWARD M, GRISWOLD Physics, Chemistry JOSEPH GORDON Biology, Science 9 JAMES HANLEY General Science, Social Studies EDITH MANSFIELD ' Physical Education GORDON O. MERKEL Physical Education, General Science MARY MULLANEY Commercial MARY A. NANIA French LOIS PETERSON Art If - ,z S' 'X' 55 - -a. 'xx 'L " IWW ' - a x. -. ' X K 1 ' rl L ,- ' ff-'-ff2"W 'N A W 4 .1 X I I 4 x V J 4' 4 4 , , I X 1 4 t X x , 0 xx W' K' ..fw, NA J' I i V -qrN-'Ng .,--sf-..-'wv-gf.. ,... 1. ,lv-1" I 1 4 f -' "" 'U' un' '4l,m.l A :I ' 1 H' gl' ' Balm N , E of ' 1 fn- 5 N if , Seven .' H. 5 Ill ANTHONY A. PUPILLO Speech Arts, English BEATRICE SILVERSTEIN English, Latin, Social Studies MARIE M. STEWART Commercial FRANK A. VARGAS Business Arithmetic, junior Business Training DOROTHY A. WALKER Cafeteria Dietitian EDMUND R. WALKER Mathematics 'Dvxrk 'R0om t wa C Tnavgref, JL S-all van H nn! 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X .x N Y , i ,, J., W X Wx XT, Nxy- , Q f Q, x ..- , X, -N 5 ff- 'Q ff S " fx KLA -X x -: 1 Sw. 4. .pfff , V- 'X f -'N U 'X 1 12'- fx ,f x Qf g. . g , , 1.1, . ' v v-xxx, 'pg F- f - Nat- g, - F 'i' ' ,. 1-I si... i .LVNNH r' 'L . Q -'L,....- ,pe-qgh. -- - -.- ' '- -- P. rs N- 3 -uodl GEORGE BARDEN Mystic "Talk to him of jacob's ladder and he would ask the number of steps." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Vice President, 1, President, 2, 4, Student Council, 1, 2, 4, Business Staff Year- book, Traffic Squad, 1, 2, 3, Football, 1, 2, Manager, 4, Track, 2, French Club, 2, 33 Glee Club, 3, 4, Senior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Chorus, 1, 2. ELIZABETH HERMES Stonington "Violets transformed to eyes." Honorable Mention, 1, 2, 3, Class Treasurer, 1, 2, 4, Class Representative, 1, 2, 3, 4, Brown and White, 4, Vice- President Girls' League, 4, Vice-Presi- dent Gregg Club, 3, Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Prom Committee, Soph- omore Ring Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Competitive Play, 2, Drill Squad, 2, Glee Club, 1, World's Fair Club, 4. ROSE CAMACHO DAVID NOBLE Stonington Pawcatuck "The rose that all are praising." "Most of the world's big jobs are Honor Roll, 3, 43 Class Secretary, 1, handled by men whose neckties and 2, 3, 4, Class Representative, 1, 2, 3, 4, h0SiCfY d0U'f match." Student Council, 1, 2, 3, 49 Busineis Class President, 3, Vice-President,4, Staff Yearbook, Tratiic Squad, 4, Bi ology Club, 2, 5, 43 Ffeflfh Club, 2-5 Vice-President Girls' League, 3, Presi- dent Gregg Club, 3, Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Prom Committee, Soph- Class Representative, 2, 3, 4, Vice- President Student Council, 3, Presi- dent, 4, Business Staff Yearbook, ca et La, 5, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, Senior Prom Committee, Junior Prom omore Ring Committee, Competitive Committee: Sophomore Hop Commit. Play, 21 Drill Squad, 23 World 5. Fall' tee, Sophomore Ring Committee,-Com- Club, 4, Sophomore Hop Committee, petjgive Play, 2, Office Assistant, 4. Ten ANN ALFIERO Pawcatuck "Bright Eyes!" Honor Roll, 3, Honorable Mention, 4, Biology Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, Ofhce Assistant, 4. fy' EUGENE AMARAL Stonington "A town that boasts inhabitants like me, can have no lack of good society." Honor Roll, 1, Class Representative, 1, 2, Student Council, 1, 2, Football, 1, Track, 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Prom Committee, Soph- omore Ring Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Biology Club, 2. IRENE ATHERTON Pawcatuck "Be moderate in all things, but don't miss anything," Biology Club, 2, Glee Club, 3, Gregg Club, 3, Tumbling Club, 4, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2. CLARENCE BAGSHAW Pawcatuck "Why think? Who thinks, must mourn." Cross Country, 1, 2, 3, Track, 2, 3, 4. ELWOOD BAILEY Pawcatuck "He prefers female companionship." Trafhc Squad, 1, Basketball, 4, Track, l, 4, Chorus, 1. Q. nl-sw. - ' x L 5 I- H1012 a " dp -- - Ve. - N- V 5 P 1 xxx 4 f ' .. 1 'I I X-C., 3 --x 'gs i' V , 4 'i . J d af ' , s r , l . q 'X K l . , 4 l fs 1 W' C' ' nuirgf?-En-, fpnf-'L-J 'E ill I l J' I I , O ' 'F "J.f'i --- 'IH tai- 'fffnllil 2'-hx ullllp tl, t fy-1 "A ILM ,. i ' ' I tn - at Q4 ." H. Stualllt MARGARET E. BARNES Old Mystic ir ' 4 lilcven "A mirthquake of laughter." Honor Roll, 1, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 2, Class Representative, 2, 3, 4, Sales Manager Yearbook, Business Manager Brown and Wfhite, 4, Associ- ate Editor, ca et La, 3, Traffic Squad, 4, Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, Secretary-Treasurer, 3, World's Fair Club, 4, President Girls' League, 4, Glee Club, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, Senior Prom Committee, junior Prom Com- mittee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Senior Play, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Drill , Squad, 2, Sophomore Hop Committee, Chorus, 1, Captain Basketball, 4. GLORIA E. BATTISTINI Mystic "She always has a comeback." Honor Roll, 2, 3, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 1, World's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, I. ALBERT BESSETTE il , Stonington "Youth takes a fling!" Class Representative, 2, ea et La, 2, 5, Football, 3, Biology Club, 2, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, 3, 4, World's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 2. t ,f 4 ROBERT BIRCHQELL Pawcatuck "As cute as a collar'button." Traffic Squad, 4, Track, 1, Airplane Club, 3, Glee Club, 4, Gregg Club, 3. RONALD E. BISHOP Pawcatuck "Vast spectacle of human happiness." Honor Roll, 4, Honorable Mention, 3, Associate Editor Yearbook,xBrowl1 and White, 3, 4, Art Editor Ca et La, 3, Traffic Squad, 1, Biology Club, 2, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 4, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, 4, Chorus, 1. 1 -..,.,-,N - .... --4-5, I"l.JauurLq .I if ' T 3 . f ' 1 A if --- '1fJ" !? "' 44,5-,"': f- E., GEORGE E. BOUCHER l Mystic "Atlas' brother George." Business Staff, Yearbook, Brown and White, 3, Traffic Squad, 1, Gleel Club, 3, 4, Orchestra, 1, 2, 3, 4, SeniorV Play, Chorus, 1, 2. , L CHARLES A. BROPHY Pawcatuck "Mere silence holds me!" Baseball, 1, 2, 5, 4, Basketball, 4, Chorus, 1. GUSTAVE P. BRUCKER Pawcatuck "Always willing and ready-to loaff Baseball, 1, 4, Basketball, 4, Foot- ball, 1, Track, 1, 4, Chorus, 1. R l GEORGE CASSELL Mystic . "He is a second Hercules." Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Baseball, 1- Basketball, 1, 2, Track, 2. SHERMAN CHASE Stonington "I am, Sir, a brother of the angle." Honor Roll, 1, Honorable Mention, 3. 1 Twelve JIARGARET CHRISTIANSEN Pawcatuck "Peg O' My Heart." Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1. I MAE A. CLARK Stonington "Golden hair like sunlight streaming." Honorable Mention, 3, Stenographic Division Yearbook, Camera Club, 4, Glee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 33 Drill Squad, 2, World's Fair Club, 4, Sextet, 4, Chorus, 1, 2. , 'X WALTER F. CLARK Stonington "Give, oh give me back my heart." Football, 1 , Biology Club, 2, Camera Club, 4, Chorus, 1. 1" STANLEY CLAY Mystic "Lights! Action! Camera!" Photographic Editor Yearbook, Air- plane Club, 3, Camera Club, 5, Vice President, 4. A FRANCIS J. CONNORS Stonington "Sleep, baby Sleep!" Cross Country, 2, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, Football, 3, 4, World's Fair Club, 4. RITA M. CRANSHAW Pawcatuck "Scatter-brain!" Honor Roll, 2, Honorable Mention, 3, Biology Club, 2, Glce Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Treasurer Tumbling Club. -1, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4, Basketball, 4. JAMES CULLEY Stonington "A woman is a woman but give me my pipe." Class Representative, 2, Photograph- ic Editor Yearbook Ca et La, 3, Biol- ogy Club, 3, Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, 3. 4, Sophomore Ring Committee, World's Fair Club, 4. ABBIE CUSACK ' Pawcaluck "Modern, lively and rarin' to go." Honor Roll, 1, Honorable Mention, 2, Class Representative, 2, 3, 4, Ca et La, 3, Trafhc Squad, 3, World's Fair Club, 4, Camera Club, 4, French Club, 2, 3, Latin Club, 2. 3, Senior Prom Committee, junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Competi- tive Play, 2, Drill Squad, 2, Sopho- more Hop Committee, Chorus, 1. CLARENCE DAVIS Mystic "He spends his time thinking about speed." World's Fair Club, 4. ARTHUR L. DAVISON Pawcatuck "Ho! Hum! Wake up. lts l94O." Track, 1. .av ' XQQ ' K. S5 x 1 ' ,W -1 , " ' -3 3. ' -' 0 l WI 1 9 A 4 ig i F1 "Y , . . , ffW'7'7fl'Wr 4 .. ,, , , - N- , X I X XM 4' 7 U . " x . ' if I I' X N 1 I 4 "' , by x cl .. - - , Na-' . H. .,,...,k -,W ,, ,,,,,.,w",-2 7, . : 'I - " '-- "' --- -,..,, I , -U .9 . I m,,...r. J I S x i, ' wa I Z f 1 .. 3 tie I l 'Q l 1 Thirteen " ' ,' f1,S IR GENEVIEVE DENISON Mystic "For she was just the quiet kind." Honor Roll, 3, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4. EMILY C. DENNEHEY Stonington "As frank as rain on cherry blossoms." Honor Roll, 1, 3, 4, Associate Editor Yearbook, Brown and White, 3, 4, Bi- ology Club, 2, 3, 4, Camera Club, 3, Secretary, 4, Glee Club, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, 4, Chorus, 1, 2, French Club, 2, 3, 4. KATHRYN C. DENNEHEY Stonington "The fairest garden in her looks, And in her mind the wisest books." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Associate Edi- tor Yearbook, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra, 2, Chor- us, 1. l, ALBERT DION ' Pawcatuck "I know someone who went mad with too much learning." Honor Roll, 1, 4, Class President, 1, Vice-President, 2 , Class Representative, 1, 2, Student Council, 1, Chorus, 1, Baseball, 1, 2, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, Track, 4, Biology Club, 2, Sophomore Ring Committee, Competitive Play, 2. JAMES E. DONAHUE Pawcatuck "To know how to hide one's ability is a great skill." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 1, 3, Sport's Editor Year- book, Brown and White, 3, 4: Ci et La, 3, Trafhc Squad, 1, Baseball, 3, 4, Manager Basketball, 4, French Club, 3, Latin Club, 2, junior Prom Committee, Senior Play, Chorus, 1, 2. Q " r. 3 . 'F P' 1 , T 2 V1-'H J, I -uni V9 ' :'-- ,v .- -- TJ- -x - ,a.T.-,. C- ,ed ,S-4. ev lNNSNx Nf - i .- .1-, Q:-1 L ..f.. gxqfhh- - " . - - -- ' "" ,Ka ,. . ,. , ..-. "I-Jnuaarlq MARY DONEY Pawcatuck "My man is as true as steel." Glee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1, 2. ANN C. DUNHAM Stonington "Music maketh a sunny disposition." Honor Roll, 3, 4, Associate Editor Yearbook, French Club, 2, Glee Club, 2, 35 President, 4, World's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 1, Gregg Club, 3. LILLIAN EDGAR Stonington "The center of distraction." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council, 4, Brown and White, 1, 2, 3, 4, Ca et La, Basketball, 4, Camera Club, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Secretary Girls' League, 4, Chorus, 1, 2, Latin Club, 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Prom Committee, Junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Commit- tee, Chairman Sophomore Hop Com- mittee,Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Captain, 4, 'Drill Squad, 2. x 1 WILLIAM C. EMERSON , Stonington "Too much vitamin "I" in his system.' Traffic Squad, 1, 2, 3, Airplane Club, 3, Camera Club, 3, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 4, Latin Club, 3, Chorus, 1, World's Fair Club, 4? f EDGAR FARNELL Mystic "A jaw that seems to have made. up its mind about something." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 32, Student Council, 3, 4, Business Manager Yearbook, Traffic Squad, 1, 3, Football, 4, Sophomore Ring Committee, Senior Play. -C EDWARD FIDRYCH Mystic "The answer is love." Baseball, 4, Cross Country, 4, Chor- us, 1. DONALD FORBES Mystic "Down with Symphonies! Up with Swing!" Brown and White, 3, Baseball, 2, Cross Country, 2, Football, 2, Track, 2, Biology Club, 2, Orchestra, 2, 3, 5, 4, junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Chorus, 1, Band, 2, 3, 4. l. X ALTA GILBERT Mystic "Her eyes keep interrupting." Honorable Mention, 1, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4. .fi K SADIE GODOMSKY Mystic "There is Language in her eyes, her cheeks, her lips." Honor Roll, 1, 2, Honorable Men- tion, 3, 4, French Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Senior Prom Committee, Chorus, 1, NVorld's Fair Club, 4. MARIE GOULD Old Mystic "As serene as a foggy morning." Basketball, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Chor- us, 1, 2. I ALDEN S. GREENE Pawcatuck The wind blows the strongest on those who are the tallest." Glee Club, 4, Senior Play, Chorus, 1. GEORGE HALLETT Stonington "A carpenter is known by his chips." Class Representative, 2, Art Editoix Yearbook, ca et La, 2, 3, Baseball, 4, Basketball, 4, Track, 4, Airplane Club, 3, 4, Biology Club, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 4, Latin Club, 1, 2, 3, 4, Sophomore Ring Committee, Senior Play, World's Fair Club, 4. ELEANOR M. HAUSCHILD Stonington "She's as pleasant as the morning." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Business Staff Yearbook, Biology Club, 3, 4, Secre- tary, 2, French Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Competitive Play, 2, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Drill Squad, I, 2. , EDWARIJ HAZLIN Mystic "Faithful forever!" Baseball, 2, 4, Basketball, 1, 2, Cap- tain, 4, Football, 3, Track, 3, 4, Fresh- man Play, l. BENJAMIN HELME Pawcatuck "Hold the line! I'm coming." Class Representative, 3, 4, Baseball, I, 2, 3, Co-Captain, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, Captain, 4, Track, 1, 2. 3: Co-Captain, 4, Senior Prom Committee, Junior Prom Committee. y f d' W' ' -QQ x 4 O ' I , J' F' 1 ' ' Q ' ' ,Ulf If I if so- be X C t . lf . F' X X -. ' a ' f 'X X L04 0 'J New 2' cl - -,. , ,,.----s'?'-q,,.,.,,,.,+- A w - ' - ., A -- -,-.-hi.:-4 An. ou- 01- -fm.. st. ,917 . ul ,xi , . ,,.,..-- "' - ,, f',, Vl X Fifteen Xi. -4 HSWIA FREDERICK HERMES Mystic "A gentleman and a student." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council 1, 2, 3, 4, Traffic Squad, I, Football, 3 4, Biology Club, 2, Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Prom Committee. X MARY HOADLEY Stonington V "As silent as a sun dial. Glee Club, 1, Gregg Club, 3. CHARLES H. HOELCK Mystic "Flirting with the clouds." Airplane Club, 3, President, 4. LAWRENCE A. ITALIANO Pawcatuck "One who never turns his back, but marches straight forward." Honor Roll, l, 2, 3, 4, Yearbook Stenographic Division, Brown and White, 3, 4. ALDORA G. JOHNSON Mystic "I exist as I am, that is enough." Honorable Mention, 3, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 2. 4-' q. - 1: , , 0 -3' 1,5 A, 41" QP? . g""- fo e a-ix Q - 'F' 'v i ' 3-- Y ., -F. X hw... 0 -,Quan J- . - N T.-'5':..1r.n.---- .fqh .-, MI., HARRY JONES Mystic "I's wicked I is. I's mighty wicked. Anyhow I can't help it." Baseball, 1, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, Co-Captain, 4, Glee Club, 4, Chorus, 1. THEODORE F. JOSEPH Stonington "My only books are women's looks." Baseball, 1, 2, 4, Basketball, 4, Foot- ball, 1, 2, Camera Club, 3, Glee Club, 3, Sophomore Ring Committee, Track, 1, Chorus, 2. HELEN M. KELLIHER Pawcatuck "So mild-so gracious-so good!" Honorable Mention, 1, 2, Traffic Squad, 3, 4, French Club, 3, Glee Club, 3, 4, junior Prom Committee, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, 4, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Sextet, 3, 4, Chorus, 1, 2. Xl' V 1osEPII KENDZIA 144' Pawcatuck "Comb down his hair. Look! Look! It stands upright!" Basketball, 4, Cross Country, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 4, Competitive Play, 2. 1- KJ' X ff" N . LAURENCE KITCHEN A 1, Pawcatuck I' " "Love is for lucky folks. I'm lucky." Camera Club, 4, Senior Prom Decor- ation Committee, 3. JOHN KUPIDLOWSKI Stonington "Give me time! Give me time!" l PATRICIA KUPIDLOWSKI l Stonington "Her height adds to her grace." l Honorable Mention, 4, Basketball! 4, Gregg Club, 3, Latin Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, World's Fai I Club, 3, 4. VIRGINIA KUPIDLOWSKI Stonington "Never defers and never demands." Gregg Club, 2, Drill Squad, 2. ROSE E. LASTELLA Mystic "Genuine as a thumb print." Glee Club, 4. X -" .Xl .i-Vu EDWARD LATHROP Mystic "Constant attention wears the mind!" Basketball, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 2, 3. I L' JAMES LEAHY Stonington "Tiny jim." Honorable Mention, 3, Chorus, 1, Baseball, 1, Manager Track, 2, 3, 4, Airplane Club, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3. STASIA LESNIEWSKI "For some, marriage isa career." Honorable Mention, 5, Glee Club, 3 Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1, 2. 451s-awk. 4,1-xr. ,-,YY-if f, '-3 ,.a.,.. SQ f 2.5.5 - " uni' fp rv-P' 'NN- ixlbf' t - '4,m. I, ' it ' 'Tl 'V 'lv it " 5 ,. i ' cn .N xt ' H '- 'T N 1 1,1012 ' " h T l. i f I K 1 1 -" 71 I X , ' ,X '. y 4 .' ' , I l 1 4 N.. 5 x X r, , n . A . I 'N' 4 4" ' Y 117, -I-I x T I I l H i ' ll l ' 1 1 J ANTHONY LIMANNI Pawcatuck "What big eyes you have!" Baseball, 1, 2, Manager, 3, 4, Bask- etball, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, Track, 1, 2. JOHN P. LOMBARDO Pawcatuck "just a man with an unassuming air. Baseball Manager, 1, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, 4, Chorus, 1. MARJORIE LYNCH Pawcatuck "No time for love." Honor Roll, 1, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3 Chorus, 1. 1 ,,,u.,- .la :fi Seventeen 'QT . ,, -4 5- H, 5wu:lA ROBERT E. LYON Mystic "Happily he goes his way." French Club, 1, Rifle Club, 2, Inter- class Basketball, 1, Captain, 2. i ANNA T. MARIE Stonington "Good nature is one of the richest fruits of personality." Honor Roll, 3, Honorable Mention, 4, Brown and White, 2, 3, 4, Traffic Squad, 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Sophomore Hop Committee, Chorus, 1, 2. ROBERT MARIKLE Mystic "I want to be alone." Chorus, 1. af A GRACE E. MARTELL V Pawcatuck "Audacity, more audacity, always audacity." Glee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, 4, Latin Club, 4, Secretary Tumbling Club, 4, Competitive Play, 3, Drill Squad, 2, 3, Chorus, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4, Basketball, 4. 4 MANUEL MARTIN Stonington "The Sheik." Baseball, 1, 2, Track, 3, 4, Biology Club, 2, 3, 4, Camera Club, 4, Glee Club, 3, Orchestra, I, 2, 3, Senior Prom Decoration Committee, junior Prom Committee, Football, 1, 4, Sophomore Hop Committee, Band, 1, Chorus, 2. 4 T :- . 1, 3 L ' - ' PE' - -5 1 .. ' PL 1' ...J - rf- " is 5 ' -f ' 4' 13 If 1 P ,Qi ' EL -- ' be C N 2 T Qxxxxx f- .J Q ,- - --4x'hh-,,,,: Q, 1 S F 1 -. - - 'f P-an FRANCIS J. MATHEWS ' Stonington "His wit shines at the expense of his memory." French Club, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club, 2, 4, World's Fair Club, 4. ,rf KATHRYN D. MAYNE Pawcatuck "Sighed and looked, and sighed again." French Club, 2, Glee Club, 1, 3, 4. ,X r. MICHAEL MAZZARELLA Pawcatuck "What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind ?" Basketball, 4, Cross Country, 3, 4, Football, 2, Track, 2, Camera Club, 4, French Club, 2, Latin Club, 2. ELIZABETH MCCARTHY Pawcatuck "Conversation is a game of circles." Honor Roll, 1, Basketball, 4, Biol- ogy Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Tumbling Club, 4, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2. N.l JAMES MCGUIRE Pawcatuck "Could I love less, I should be happier now." Honor Roll, 3, Honorable Mention, 2, 4, Class Representative, 4, Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball, 4, Senior Prom Committee, Competitive Play, 2, Chor- us, 1. 1' 'P M-:warm , .,. - , -e r.: .1-of Eighteen .1 V KATHRYN M. M'cGUlRE Pawcatuck "The magic of a face." Honor Roll, 3, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 1, Class Representative, 3: Year- book Stenographic Division, Biology Club, 2, 3, 4, Camera Club, 4, Girls' League Treasurer, '4, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1. FRANCES McNElL Mystic "When she talks she's so delightful." Class Representative, 4, Business Staff Yearbook, Brown and White, 4, Biology Club, 3, Camera Club, 4, Gregg Club, 2, 3, Latin Club, 3, 4, Treasurer, 3, Orchestra, 2, Senior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Chorus, 2. ff WILFRED K. MCSHANE Pawcatuck "One man's wit and all men's wisdom." Honor Roll, 2, Honorable Mention, 1, Associate Ed, Yearbook, Brown and White, 3, Biology Club, 2, 39 French Club, 2, 3, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, 4. EUGENE MELANSON Pawcatuck "Love doesn't cause me any worry!" Business Staff Yearbook, Baseball, 4, Cross Country, 31 Manager, 4, Track, 1, 4, Camera Club, 4, Competi- tive Play, 2, 4. I I .6 lj. 1 JOSEPH MICHAEL, Jr. Stonington "Triple-tonguecl trumpeterf' Art Editor Yearbook, Biology Club, 2, 3, Glee Club, 3, 4, Orchestra, 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Prom Decoration Commit- tee, Junior Prom Committee, Sopho- more Ring Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Band, 1, Chorus, 1. 'l IIAZIZL MILBY Pawcatuck "Each mind has its own method." Honor Roll, 1, Ilonorable Mention, 2, ca et La, 3, lfrench Club, 2, 3, Glee Club, 3, 4, Latin Club, l, 2, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, NVorld's Pair Club, 4. JOHN Moiuiv Pawcatuck "For many an idle hour I sit in content." Cross Country, 2, 3, 4, Track, 2, 3. JANE MORRISON Mystic "Much mirth and no madness." Honor Roll, l, 2, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 3, Class Re.oresent.itive, 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council, l, 2, 3, 4, Brown and Wliite, 2, 3, 4, 'l'raIlic Squad, l, 2, 3, Biology Club, 2, French Club, 2, 3, Secretary's Girls' l.eague, -1, Cilee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Senior Prom Com- mittee, junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Senior Play, Sophomore llop Committee, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, l,Othce Assist- ant, 4. 'ff'- LUCILLE NORMAN Pawcatuck "Little-but oh how different!" Honor Roll, 4, Honorable Mention, 2, 3, Class Representative, 2, Glee Club, 3, Sophomore Ring Committee, Drill Squad, 2, Sophomore Hop Com- mittee. CORINNE NOYES Mystic "Life goes gaily, gailyf' Honorable Mention, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 2, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3, 4, Orchestra, 2, Drill Squad, 2 , Sophomore l-lop Committee, Chorus, 1, 2. , QW 0 0 4 . E Q - ' S1 , X ' 5 HMM r, if is it if ' v I' l X J f ' .. 4 71 f I K xi wg! .lx -- - , , hu, y 4 ,. 4 gf I , s X X r ' .. I - , ' x, , on ..f- . 4,0 . I i ' .,ff---.:r-:.-:.f1'-g,vf,a..- ---i- -cfm-Agn Q W ' -- -wwf., ,M-:. .,..4f Mn .UA KAL- 4" . .sn K, li M1 'll . li .N Iwi, '-r grams. ,w - s -1 f ' ' " - c, ,'- , 0 Nineteen 5? N K ,iq H Sw KIA MAURICE ORLANDO Pawcatuck "A mind not to be changed by time or place." Class Representative, 2, 3, 4, Busi- ness Staff Yearbook, Baseball, 2, Biol- ogy Club, 2, Camera Club, 2, Senior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Committee, Competitive Play, 2, Foot- ball, 2, 3, 4. ALBERT M. PALMER Stonington "I-Ie stalks through tbe halls with the greatest of breeze." Class Ollicer, 1, Class Representative, 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council, 1, 2, 3, 4, Tralhc Squad, l, 2, Basketball, 4, Cross Country, l, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, 4, Orchestra, 1, 2, Sen- ior Prom Committee, junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Commit- tee, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, Band, 1, 2. ROXVENA PANCIERA Mystic "As eloquent as a travel folder." Honor Roll, 2, Business Staff Year- book, Brown and Wliite, 3, 4, Ca et La, 3, Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, Latin Club, 4, Drill Squad, 2, Basketball, 4. XVILLIAM C. PENDLETON Stonington "I am not in the roll of common menl' Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Repre- sentative, 4, Brown and Wliite, 2, 3, Editor-in-Chief, 4, Tralhc Squad, 1, Vice-Presiclent Biology Club, 2, Presi- dent, 3, Camera Club, President, 3, 4, Vice-President Latin Club, 2, Senior Prom Committee, Senior Play, Com- petitive Play, 2. .x , f. I HENRY A. PERKINS Mystic "Innocence is not accustomed to blush." Class Representative, 3, Latin Club, 2, Chorus, 1. 1 , l :- . lg , . 4, .ez 'ai 2- ' .-i-,fi V223 ' x"' f' " -s-sa- ,,,.n te... -., KNNNNN Nf' -p -L L, "' ""kn-fr-- Woke- -" . Q Q - ... ' '- If P.:-5,---.. 4 "'! "1-Jauurln WILLIAM PERRY Stonington "That's how it started!" , Class Representative, 1, 2, 3, Student Council, 1, 2, Baseball, 1, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, Orchestra, 1, 2, 3, Senior Prom Committee, Junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Ring Commit- tee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Band, 1, 2, Biology Club, 2, 3. ANDREW PIVER X Stonington f "He never fliclcered a muscle." Senior Prom Committee, Chorus, 1. IRENE REAY I 1 Pawcatuck y' "The People Rule!" Honor Roll, 2, 3, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 1, Associate Editor Yearbook, Ca et La, 2, French Club, 2, Glee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, World's Fair Club, 4. If. ALTHEA C. REID Stonington "A good sport is ever in demand." Honorable Mention, 3, Camera Club, 4, French Club, 2, 3, Glee Club, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Latin Club, 2, Drill Squad, 2. V. -I WALTER REID lx, Stonington X "We can't all be Napoleons or Edisonsf' Class Representative, 1, 2, 3, 4, Stu- dent Couticil, 1, 2, 3, 4, Traffic Squad, 1, 2, Baseball, 1, 2, 3, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Prom Committee, junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Senior Play, Cross Country, 1. Twenty fi 1 DOROTHY A. RICHARDS Mystic "Her heart is fixed." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, Biology Club, 2, Glee Club, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Sopho- more Hop Committee, Drill Squad, 2, Wcvrld's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 2, Bask- etball, 4. MADELINE RICHARDS Mystic "There is not sadness in the world." Gregg Club. 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chor- us, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4, Basket- ball, 4. L, DOROTHY M. RILEY "You certainly will adore her. Trafhc Squad, 4, French Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1, 2. 75 - I ANN ROBINSON "She can't say 'no' 14,1 but she won't say 'yes'." Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3, 4, Latin Club, 2, 3, Senior Play, Competitive Play, 2, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Chorus, 1, 2. ,X if. I, Yo. ANNA E. ROEVER Pawcatuck "She might have come from the tower of babble." Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2. 'rnEREsA ROY K, Pawcatuck ' "One whose ways are all discreet." Tumbling Club, 4, XVintlliam Liter- ary Club, 3, World's Fair Club, 4. i MARGARET SAMMATARO Pawcatuck "Ever charming, ever new." Honor Roll, 3, Honorable Mention, 4, Drill Squad, 1, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, Gregg Club, 3. il ESTHER sARRAsiN ,lv Pawcatuck "Light-hearted and gay." Honor Roll, 2, llonorablc Mention, 4, Basketball, 4, l"rc-nch Club, 2 , Gregg Club, 3, Vice-Prcsitlc-nt Tumbling Club, 4, Chorus, 1, 2. AMY SAVIN Stonington "As restless as a rumor." Honorable Mention, I, Business Staff Yearbook, Camera Club, 3. 4, French Club, 2, 3, Glee Club, 3, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Latin Club, 1, 2, 3, Competitive Play, 2, 4, Cheer Leader, 3, 4, Drill Squad, Wivrld's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 1, 2. JAMES SHFRRY Pawcaruck "The best of goods comes in pairs." Honor Roll, 2, 3, Honorable Men- tion, I, 4, Trallic Squad, I , Track, 2, 3, 4, Airplane Club, 3, Vice-President, 4, Latin Club, 2. 1'1" ' 51 L ' u "'I,frg..,,,,. rv,-5? - , viii ' 1 -4l!"""'L'- 4-"S HI .,vq,.f,,,,,a- .. -H .lb UG A L N . L. I lv hiv! ' I ,,-' -. . ' 7 1. Z 1 . . WW ' 1, - Q as ,t . iff . 4 T 1 I -v - -at X '-' x- 0 -' 4 J MN 3' 414 '41 I Q' Twenty-One fun- ii Hg' I-., up ' , ' - RN., NT: " H. Swell A MAURICE SHERRY Pawcatuck - "The best of goods comes in pairs." Honor Roll, 2, 3, Honorable Men tion, 1, Trathc Stquad, 1, Track, 2, 3 4, Airplane Club, 3, Treasurer, 4 Latin Club, 2. , MARY SHORTMAN Pawcatuck "Her name befits her stature." Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1. ANNA SHRUGRUE Pawcatuck "With her solemn baby stare." Chorus, 1, Gregg Club, 3. MORRIS SMITH Stonington "There's a good time coming, boys!" Football, 1, 2, Baseball, 1, 2, 3, Basketball, 4, Cross Country, 1, 2, Track, 1, Biology Club, 2, Camera Club, 3. LENORA SOUSA Stonington "Lady of Whims." Honorable Mention, 4, Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Gregg Club. 33 Latin Club, 1, 2, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 1, 2, World's Fair Club, 4. Q ' 1r. ' ' A ' '-1- fr ,, TJ, - . r 3 4, Z ' 'rs ' in 'ph ,gr - if 3-et... 1 .-- -:-.- ,,,. Q, ' "'g,-,r-- gxqhh- - ' A - l 4 1 DANIEL SOUZA Pawcatuck if "Think well of yourself, then live up I Tri' ,- to your estimation." Baseball, 1, 2, 3, Co-Captain, 4, Basketball, 4, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, 4. . i C - ,.. ...rs -.-.. M-Swarm z N . 1 , MARGUERITE SPELLMAN ' Pawcatuck "As melancholy as an unbracecl drum." Honorable Mention, 3, 4, Biology Club, 3, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Chorus, 2. STERLING K. STANNARD Pawcatuck "The trick of singularity." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 3, Class Representative, 4, Cam- era Club, 4, French Club, 2, Glee Club, 4, Senior Prom Committee, Chorus, 1, World's Fair Club, 4, Of- tice Assistant, 4. Xxx 1 my . HAROLD sULL1vAN V Pawcatuck "As irresponsible as quicksilver." If Baseball, 3, Track, 4. 1 in I ALECK R. SWITZ Mystic "My voice stuck in my throat." Honor Roll, 4, Gregg Club, 3, Chor- us, 1, 2. Twenty-Two 43' l H .2 A 1 MARY R. SWOKLA Stonington "Ambition has no rest." Honor Roll, 1, 3, Honorable Men- tion, 4, Editor-in-Chief Yearbook, Brown and Vifhite, 2, 3, 4, Art Editor ca et La, 3, Biology Club, 2, 3, 4, Camera Club, 3, 4, French Club, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club, 3, 4,-Secretary Gregg Club, Senior Prom Decoration Com- mittee, 4, Senior Play, Sextet, 4, Chorus. ANNA E. SYLVIA Stonington "Subtle Grace." Honor Roll, 3, Honorable Mention, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2. 4, Biology Club, 2, Glee Club, 52 GERALDINE SYLVIA Stonington "Can I help it if it's funny?" Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3, Traffic Squad, ,1, 2, 3, 4, Biology Club, 2,,3, 4, Glee Club, 3, Gregg Club, 3, World's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 1. l WALLACE j. TARBUCK Pawcatuck "An imp and three-quarters!" Honorable Mention, 4, Cross Coun- try, 2, Biology Club, 4, Football, 1, Band, 1. JANE TURNER Pawcatuck "Good .humor is the blue sky of the soul." Honorable Mention, Z, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2, Basketball, 4. IRENE VALLIERE Pawcatuck "See and be seen." Drill Squad, 2, French Club, 2, Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, 1, 2. I I RICHARD VARGAS Stonington "Hc's as good as two men on a farm." Tralhc Squad, 1, Football, 1, Bask- etball, 4, Track, lg Biology Club, 2, 3, French Club, 2, Glee Club, 35 NVorld's Fair Club, 4, Chorus, 2. WlLI.IAM VICTORIA Stonington "The pretty ilimpling of his skin." Baseball, 1, Track, I, 4, Football, 3, 4, Chorus, I. DOROTHY VINCENT Pawcatuck "Toiling for leisure." Gregg Club, 3, Chorus, I, 2, Wi1rld's Fair Club, 4. X . 1 IRENE WALSH Mystic "As inquisitive as an X-Ray." Honor Roll, 2, 3, Honorable Men- tion, l, Class Representative, 2, 4, Stenographic Division Yearbook, Bi- ology Club, 2, 3, 4, Chorus, I, 2, Drill Squad, 2, Wimrld's Fair Club, 4, Sopho- more Hop Committee. all q . . 6. Q.. 1 ' s ' ,W ' af ..- 5K . ' v . , I 1, - 5 , sg . x xx J 7 1 I- I' 'LH , l I 4 ' --xx ""r!I4' '.4 I I .. , ' 'Nt s ct . . " I ,fry-Q.. '7,.-TJ 'XC 'Whip I i - -nf-'Ng. .1-f:-'Sf-,,,.,,,,,,-'f,,.....nv" - ,I l H,-il , I -4 I, r..- ii. ,,..- url' LI, N r -rl , , N . ixiuur . - - f na., -Ltr. I.. ' W. I :l""' are . 3 A at R I I fl Vw: -J -:P Twenty-Three ar I In Nl, 'A' ASIA GERARD J. WATTS Mystic "He hurricaned in!" Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Track, 1, 2, 3, Co-Captain, 4. r,,, 1 -Q Rs" I GENEVIEVE WELSH Pawcatuck "Efficiency makes the world go round." Honor Roll, 1, 2, 4, Honorable Men- tion, 3, Glee Club, 3, Gregg Club, 3. PHYLLIS E. WHEELER North Stonington "There's lots of time." Honor Roll 1, Honorable Mention 4, Biology Club, 2, French Club, 2, Glee Club, 4, Latin Club, I, 2, 4, Chor- us, 1, 2. DOROTHY WILLETT Pawcatuck "Her song is a burning tire." Honorable Mention, 4, French Club 2, Gregg Club, 3, Drill Squad, 2 Chorus, 1, 2. V RICHARD WILLIAMS Old Mystic "I 'spect I growedf' Baseball, 1. 5: Football, 2, 3, 4 Track, 2, 3, 4, Chorus, 1. lk Q 1 T 3 Y L b ' z A 1 . 1' - r 73,111 'gg cQC"- fu ..i f ' . . "xr,-.,. Q X A ' ,, - ..-- -.,.... ,.., 'Ween J' ' - .L -- ' X i Q- - I Q- 5--F' ' A...- ""u---- 4 Ah- -- "12JauorLq X . I l ,, .A if s f , 4 'f ' VIOLET WILLIAMS JACK WOOD , Pawcatuck pawcatuck "A contagious personality." --Fun is my best Subject." Sports Club, 1, 2g Science Club, 1, f I Basketball, 4. y I Y KC, GLADYS K. TANAJESKI X STELLA F. TANAJESKI Old Mystic "Y Old Mystic "Music comes 6rst!" X" "In presence of elders she holds her Chorus, 1. fongue-H CLASS COLORS: Blue and Silver CLASS FLOWERg Te4.R0Je CLASS MOTTO: "The fini element of Jurrerr ix lbe determination to Jucceedf' A fr 1, N is fl ,Q-' Q, ln K "SQ-f N ' - "Ji: -- -Q 1"--lk. ,aa W .- -5 D I Nami: .4 lx1:,:l?s':-:ai ...F-gg Twenty-Four iv M. Sunil-A a . i .4 I f . . ,, 4v""'L- "?'T'N""-'ww-r. -- ... if YS 4 5 3 'I Xgq 4 ff'-f " N 'Ile' N1 'g i ' . -J 1 1 - - 1? ' Q ,J T ,V f- ' I .tn - - ' . ff . -.vt .2 4. ' 4 ' r .- l , 'nv ' 4.4 . 3 f.- ,, I, ,- ,,... - Sf . - , 4 I - 'F ,. N an- au. HJ. .-'In q' a ,H" l . Al u J 1 Z' Xwss V " cl " ' " -ag, . rmswxn BoNG...BoNG...BoNG WJZ . . . New York . . . This is your Streamlined Face Cream announcer bringing you the highlights in the headlines of the day gathered and delivered by your televised news reporter. First, a word or two about Streamlined Face Cream. Do you have a sand- paper skin, a dishrpan face or a skin that a stucco house would be ashame to wear? Well, if you have, here is your chance to win a new complexion. Listen to what Abby Cusack, twelve time Academy Award Winner, writes to us from Hollywood. Quote, "l simply could not get on without your wonderful face cream. I owe most of my success in pictures to your pioductf' Miss Cusack is now working in what will her greatest triumph, Kathryn McGuire's saga of the North during the Civil War, "Come With The Breeze." Now, we present to you our televised news reporter. Greetings, Mr. and Mrs. North America and all the ships at sea. I.et's go to press. New York City . . . Professor Irene Walsh, archeologist deluxe, will re- turn to Mongolia to resume her explorations in her newly discovered Chang dynasty caves. She is taking her self-designed six room trailer . . . Mr. Walter Clarke, business wizard and tycoon of Wall Street, was discovered today to be the backer of the annual Forbes Follies. "lf one plans to make a profit, this certainly is a novel way but a good way to invest one's money", said Mr. Clarke. Yours truly has just seen the latest edition of the Follies and Forbes has really outdone himself this time. The elaborate sets were designed by the stage wizard, joseph Michael. George Barden, the dynamic director, will bring the Follies to Hollywood in the fall. just at the present time, George is working on a revival of "Green Pastures" with Harry jones playing "de Lawd" . . . This week was Fashion Week at the World's Golden Century of Progress Exposition in New London. Mlle. Godomsky, of Godomsky and Gould Fashions, Inc., spoke on the Fashion Pavilion under the mural by Ann Robinson. Some of the most beautiful costumes and models ever seen were displayed. Such designers as Stannard and McNeil of New York, and Valliere and Camacho of Paris were represented. Anna Alf iero, social column- ist, covered the affair . . . Displaying his many talents at the Fish Bowl, Ed Lathrop swims for packed arenas every night. His swimming partner, Stacia Lesniewski, will leave the show in july to make a trip to Poland for the Olympics . . . Chicago . . . Since the tragic death of Paul White- man, no one seemed capable of filling his shoes ade- quately. Last night the raves of the critics hinted that George Boucher, an unknown, has at last reached the pinnacle of music which was set by the great White- man. Features of his orchestra are the blues singer, "Dotty" Willet, and that "slapper" of the bull fiddle, Corinne Noyes. The music that Miss Noyes squeezes out of the overgrown violin is amazing. They will come to New York next week to open at "Kitchen's Kitchen", prominent New York night spot. Miss Willet will also sing a feature part in "Kiss the Girls Hello." Her song, "Your Heart Belongs to Mammy". is destined to become a hit. Flash . . . Montreal, Canada . . . Alden Greene, the tall, tall man has accepted Katherine Mayne's offer to play in her production of "Gulliver's Travels" . . . She, of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayne, will spare no expense in this epic . . . Stanley Clay will photograph in electro- color. james Leahy will have a feature role as Gabby, the town crier. Dot Richards, who has been playing those heavy dramatic roles, will break into song as :Princess Gloria . . . This picture is worth waiting or . . . Professional football strikes a new high as Georgie Cassell and Benny Helme clash this fall . . . The two rivals played on the same field as team-mates once. What a turn-about for them . . . Violet Williams was awarded the International Placque for being the woman of the week. Miss Williams is the very eflicient head of the New York City Library. That job is difficult enough for a full size man, so petite Miss Williams deserves the merited bronze. Broadway . . . "Tobacco Lane" is celebrating its twenty-sixth year of continuous running . . . "Leeter Jester" is being played by james Culley, the greatest character actor o our time. Opening at the Lyceum this week is a farce by the satirist, Genevieve Denison, "You Can Take It With You" . . . Wilfred McShane will play the romantic salesman opposite jane Mor- rison's stage-struck high school girl . . . It looks like a Nobel Prize winner . . . Mae Clarke, in her piano con- cert, 'stood musiclovers in the aisles last evening . . . For her second concert, she will present a guest star, the wit of the orgatron keyboard, Miss Ann Dunham. Kathryn Dennehey is the first American to be dec- orated in the present Alaskan-Canadian War for out- standing bravery. Miss Dennehey, a French inter- preter, was caught in the thickest part of battle and pitched in to help save the lives of twenty-threeepeople with some dangerous night flying. Yesterday morn- ing she was awarded the Cross D'I-Ionneur by the Alaskan president. Los Angeles, Califomia . . . The Sherry Brothers to confer with the Ambassador to England, William Pendleton . . . "Pat" Kupidlowski, internationally famous illustrators' model, married her boss, Eugene Amaral, notable Art Director for the Monday Morn- ing Post. They were married in the big church around Twenty-Five IQ, ' 5 S rt ,.. Y' L.. . , I 4 - yg.- 1 Ax , Y A Q "', 4 Ax " 1-ixs-D . ' ' A ,. .... - ,,, .Qwxsa ,- vig r.- nvqhqg .k.. -" 1 L s -,. the block . . . Mrs. Amaral was attended by her sister, Crown Princess Virginia of Rumania . . . Sherman Chase, the greatest naturalist since Bur- roughs, is not vacationing as his public thinks him to be. Ah, no! Mr. Chase is working in collaboration with a great composer, name withheld, on one of the greatest pieces of American music ever written. The name of the suite will be "American Idylls" and its composer will be known when the piece is published. All the information we can give you now is that Mr. Chase is the technical director . . . A Dr. Francis Matthews, the evolutionist, has devel- oped 'a theory whereby the missing link in the great progress of man is not missing anymore. Be sure to listen to his broadcast tonight on this same station at ten o'clock . . . Mr. Perkins, the New England poet, is circling thc globe for material for his new poem, "The Song of the Mary Lee." Mr. Perkins was inspired when he viewed William Victoria's painting of old Stonington fishing smacks which are on display at the Metropoli- tan Museum of Art . . . Also touring the world with their troupe are the Tanajewski girls. These famous puppeteers, who have played before the crowned heads of Europe, will be in their summer theatre in Australia before the spring season closes. - Maurice Orlando, the brilliant young architect who has given us so many fantastic movie sets, has at last seen one of his mad dreams come true. His idea of parking cars on top of skyscrapers and transporting them from street to storage on a huge, circular ramp 'has at last been realized in his new project atop the Italian Building at Radio City . . . Amy Savin, the versatile wit of the night clubs, will be seen on this same station tomorrow night at 8:30. She has just finished her four year contract in the Orchid Room of the Little Old New Yorker Hotel. It is expected that she will go to Hollywood next month to play with the king of the cinema, William Emerson, in the "Broadway Melody of 1961." The musicale will be musical because of Elizabeth Mc- Carthy's scintillating tunes. She has written such hits as "Shadows on the Snow" and "The Church on the Hill." Costumes, of course, are by the demon of damasks, Jane Turner . . . are reviving the Mayo Brothers Institute . . . this is a great cause. They are working on a cure for cancer, assisted by Dr. Francis Connors, the famous bacteriolo- gist who discovered the sleeping-sickness germ . . . A bit of irony in the day's news . . . Dr. Albert Bes- sette, who saved Dr. Connors from a brain tumor in a brilliant operation, is rumored to have been a butcher's helper when he was a boy. He has gone a long way 1 . -'U Q- F..l-5,-.... W- -,Kilim -from cutting up pork chops to slicing off brain tumors . . . ' RCA employees recently conducted a nation-wide poll to elect Miss Television of 1960 . . . The winner! Miss Helen Kelliher . . . Miss Kelliher, between tele- vision appearances, conducts an all male orchestra. The New York Times is staging a comeback with a nery little small town reporter as editor-in-chief. Her name is Lillian Edgar. Great things are destined for her. The internationally known sports commentator, "Pop" Dion, will enlist himself in her services as a sports writer . . . Emily Dennehey, Hollywood tattler, will correspond from the West Coast . . . Miss Smith will gather bits from the ins and outs of Broadway for the sheet, and Anna Shugrue will be the Art Editor . . . It looks like a "ripsnorter" . . . Here's hoping that "The Times" gets back into the lead again. The Waldorf-Astoria has a new chef . . . Michael Mazzerella . . . His professional name: Mikail . . . His splendid supervision of the dining salon makes the Astoria the best "eaterie" in town . . . Flash! Charles Hoelck, famous stratosphere aviator, was injured slightly as his plane crashed into a wheatfield near Podunk, Minnesota. He will, however, be able to enter into the Circum World Races in August . . . which he may win . . . George Hallett, the Navy representative to the race, will give him his only stiff competition . . . Your reporter guarantees a photo-finish. Flash! . . . Washington . . . The returns from New York have swayed the presidential election . . . Freder- ick Hermes, Postmaster-General, is now leading with Senator Farnell close behind . . . Dr. Elizabeth Hermes, doctor of psychology, has moved her mind clinic, "The Green Light," to Philadelphia. Her dpsychopathic re- search makes her capable to handle e most difhcult of mental cases. She will retain her New York branch of "The Green Light." james Donahue, president of john Hopkins Uni- versity and Grace Martell, Ambassador to Germany, are flying tonight on the Atlantic Clipper to London New York's Mayor Limanni today welcomed to the city the most famous woman driver in the world. Yes, Anna Sylvia has again smashed her own record in a race on the Utah salt flats. Andy Piver and his young wife, Anna Marie, last week were presented a special Academy Award for their brilliant work in the latest technicolor, full-length cartoon, "Alice in Wonder- land." They and their company of workers will start a series of "Six Little Sows" shorts . . . Italy . . . Daniel Souza, recently of the United States, was made a Count by Balbo, president of Italy. Souza is the military genius who helped Balbo realize his Twenty-Six .. ., "', . m"'-"w-r..,- .-X fwfwg- - ' I , . . g - I XL XF-" ,.. ., .,..-f""2""if"""' . " ' i v' "" 'l"' uni' ' 'Q L' 1 'G ,u'g l 5 ' - --I L., 11 -. A . K. - N i Si? , .XY , ,' T' . 1. Ng S . I V T , , I KJ ,I 1 " N - 1- 1 " ,r ,- If , -, a ' 1 T1 'N' 4 ,f . 4 .- . -Nr al - Nix -fb, v J' .1 IW ' i J ambitions in the governmental state of Italy . . .Souza received an audience and blessing from Cardinal Mel- anson in the Eternal'City immediately after the cere- mony . . . "Gerry" Sylvia, a small town druggist, today dis- covered a new way to cure infantile paralysis. Her dis- coveries as an amateur bacteriologist will put her in line for a Nobel Prize. . . Lenora Souza's "School of the Drama" is touring China this year. Strange as it may seem, there are five hundred and twenty-seven students. Irene Reay, ex-president Dewey's former secretary, will manage the business end of the affair. Publisher Wallace Tarbuck will publish a new book this week . . . "From Stream to Stomach," a cook book on fish by that culinary artist, Esther Sarrasin . . . David Noble and Aldora johnson, the world's great- est dancers since Astaire and Rogers, will be seen cur- rently in their own Broadway hit, "All Arouiid the Town" . . . Flash!! Germany . . . Professor Italiano has suc- ceeded in smashing the minutetron, the smallest radi- activity in existenceg this, the greatest feat in this line of work since the atom was smashed. The occurrence, however, was a terrihc explosion which threw Italiano and his capable assistant, Mary Hoadley, to the floor amidst a great concussion of noise and air in the build- ing. Latest reports say that they are out of danger. Hollywood . . . When Fannie Brice died last month, the world lost one of its most adept comediansl Fill- ing her shoes rapidly is Althea Reid. Her impersona- tions of "Baby Snooks" on the Chase and Maxwell Coffee Program is hilarious and brings back memories of when the almost inimitable Fannie was in her stride . . . Manuel Martin and "His Melody Strings" will be heard on the same coffee program. Phyllis Wheeler, television expert, has invented a coloring material to bring out the true value of tele- vision. She has been working since 1950 on this ex- periment. This morning, NBC paid her thirty-five hundred thousand dollars for patents to the process . . . Harold Sullivan, writer for the London Times, re- ceives "The Best Writer of the Year Award" at the newspapermen's convention in Paris . . . Genevieve Welsh was awarded a placque for her clever cartoons and comic strips. Mary Swokla will make her American debut on the opera stage in "Madame Butterfly," Thursday of next week . . . She is the Austrian singing wizard who was brought to the American public by the theatrical man- ager and stage producer, Theodore joseph . . . Irene Atherton, a small town interior decorator with some novel ideas, will be stage mistress . . . Teddy says that Miss Atherton's sets are worth double the admission ' "mv " price . . . Warden joseph Kendzia of Sing Sing was honored today by the president for his remarkable psycholog- ical treamtent of his prisoners . . . Today was National Tulip Day and -the editor of the Home and Garden Magazine, Eleanor Hauschild, presided over the Tulip Festival at the Exposition . . . Majorie Lynch, floral genius of Holland's beautiful dis- play, spoke of the flowers in the little country . . . Edward Hazlin, business tycoon of the Hazlin and Pacific Tea Company is planning a new radio show with comedy by Rita Cranshaw and announcing by the little man with the big voice, Bob Birchell . . . Secretary of Agriculture Margaret Barnes will vaca- tion on her estate in upper New York . . . She will have as her guest justice Lyon of the Supreme Court . . . The romance between these two is blossoming beauti- fully . . . We predict a marriage before Congress re- opens . . . james McGuire, Lavender Sox batter, suffered a broken finger today and will be unable to play in the big league game tomorrow-a big disappointment for his many fans . . . "Buddy" Brophy will 611 in with some brilliant catching . . . "Dot" Vincent will bring her Ice Follies to New York from Boston after a popular tour of the country . . . She has borrowed Johnny Morey, Olympic figure skating champion, from Paramount . . . The Hudson River Dam, just north of Albany, has been completed and the contractor and personal super- visor, Hazel Milby, dedicated it this morning during a very impressive ceremony. Miss Milby's next job will be on the extension bridge between Raleigh, North Carolina and Bermuda. Walt Reid, another alert architect, finished the larg- est apartment house ever to exist. He will name it the "Crushing Arms Apartment." The eighty story affair is also in Bermuda . . . Flash!! Philadelphia . . . William Perry, conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra, startled and shocked his audience when he broke into an old time song, "The Little Red Fox." It may not have pleased his audiences who are used to his serene intermezzi, but it showed them that the maestro can also "swing out" . . . Aleck Switz, who wrote so many of the "Willy Hop- per" mysteries, also surprised his fans last week when his "Mystery of Medicine" was marketed . . . Clarence Davis, Presidentpf Yale University, today accepted editorship of the "Time Digest." john Kupidlowski, internationally famous in the scientific world for his study of the waters of Labrador and Greenland, has completed his newest diving bell. Weighing four ton and holding several men, it goes I Twenty-Seven n. Small! ai r. -s. P' .,.... r' 4, I ' .f , ' X- nf v ,J . , -h w ' ". ' --Que- .., . , ,. L P ,,.i s.p-.- .,,. d abxxxsx sa- . 7, ,L '- ""u f-- 4r'--eN,-- -- . , , - .... - -. ki.. r.,-s,-.-. to a depth of six and one half miles, a record. His co-worker, Professor Robert Marikle, is kept very busy these days with the species of fish and marine life while Mr. Kupidlowski fights the deep sea for elements. Their latest discovery is a species of small sea dragon that may be a descendant of the sea beasts that sailors used to think they saw . . . , The Kellogg Cereal Program welcomed back last evening the "Singing Lady." Taking the place of Irene Wicker very graciously is a sweet voiced nightin- gale, Peggy Christiansen. Battistini, the most eccentric and most highly paid hat -stylist in the world, has shipped her latest batch of fall hats. They will be ready for wear at the end of next week. From some of the photographs of the chapeaux-Wow l! . . . The days of the circus are coming back. Art Davison is staging a Ringling renaissance. "Art," a small circus producer, is presenting the greatest show on earth, af- ter it has slept for more than ten years. One of his performers will be the famous explorer and African hunter, Robert Collins, who will manage the ani- mals . . . The girl on the latest "Flick Magazine" cover is Rose Lastella, the Cinderella girl who will go to Holly- wood to playmhe Life of Sylvia Sidney." Miss Las- tella was working in stock and was rescued by George Barden from eternal obscurity . . . john 'Wood, newsreel cameraman, nearly broke his neck when he was at Dewey Field filming the docking of the Dirigible Von Rosenbloom. Directly under- neath the giant cigar when it exploded, he was almost struck. Fox Movietone would have to look hard to find another newsreeler as capable as Wood. Head of the G-men, "Richie" Vargas, will retire into the quiet life of the governor of Kentucky this fall when his term is complete. Strange as it seems, "Richie" got his start in sleuthing by reading mystery stories in English class while in high school. Margaret Sammataro, who won the Pulitzer prize for her tragedy, "Silver Girl," will probably come very close to winning it again this year for her comedy, "Life With Mother" . . . ' The dry witticisms of Jerry Watts can be heard during his afternoon television show, Club Matinee, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays . . . Al Palmer, soldier of fortune making his twenty- third million in the market, has enlisted in the Mongol- ian army to help Chinauwin back her lost territories. Speaking of militarisms, Col. Richard Williams, head commander of West Point, will fly to Antarctic America to begin spring training of our soldiers in the frozen wastes . . . Dorothy Riley, English hair stylist, arrived on the Queen Victoria which docked today . . . She will open M- JIIJORM a coiffure salon in Manhattan . . . Also on the Queen Victoria was the only woman movie director in exist- ence, Marguerite Spellman, who will go to Hollywood for some new ideas to put into her next film. Lucille Norman, the artist who paints those beauti- ful girls for Old Gold was assigned today by Anna Roever, head of the World's Golden Century of Pro- gress Exposition, to decorate the walls of the Fashion Foyer. Miss Norman has just finished her book on the history of fashion. Poland . . . Eddie Fidrych, dare-devil, ski-jumper and bobsled driver today won the ski championship and sledding championship in the name of the good old U. S. A .... i At the Author's Banquet last evening the true ident- ity of Eliot George, the writer of those famous blood curdling yarns about pirates, tortures, gruesome battles and romance, was disclosed. She is a petite New England lady with the sweetest, kindest eyes ever seen. Yes, it was difficult to believe that little Alta Gilbert could write such stories . . . Theresa Roy, who inherited the Statler Hotel in Boston two years ago, has brought back from Europe some delectable Swedish recipes. New Yorkers are traveling to Boston to try them. Elwood Bailey and Gus Brucker, two of the coun- try's leading lawyers, today came to a parting of ways. Too, too, bad . . . Rowena Panciers, of Escort Service fame, today started another section in her thriving business, The world will be glad to hear that she is inaugurating a Female Escort Service . . . Three cheersl!!! Madeline Richards, the noted plane designer, was decorated by Queen Margaret Rose for her London Clipper. She will fly back to America in the Clipper very soon and will show Mary Shortman, the racing aviatrix, the mechanical operation of the plane. New York City . . . District-Attorney john Lom- bardo issued the statement today that the New York City Government will wipe out every gunman within the city limits inside of two weeks. Lombardo is the gentleman who can do it. You will remember his capturing of "Adult Face" Nelson last year . . . Gang- sters beware ! ! ! ! ! ! That winds up the day's news. So until next week, I take my leave. You have been listening to Ronald Bishop, your televised news reporter. Keep tuned to this same sta- tion for Mary Doney's Dramatic Sketches at 10:30. This is Clarence Bagshaw speaking to you for the makers of Streamlined Face Cream. WJZ, New York. Bong! Bong! Bong! REBishop Twenty-Eight X xx I ,Irs F f 0 ' f ' - - QQ X 'mn fL7'1'Ha ',s,Q,5, C .z f 1 an ,fccauif -Q Q' Xu li Da GYBGH, Q Wd HTheKe'YsC5 if f ig Fp'rSt 7 0 190 ' K9 61 'qfre 5 G N00 W Se SSW" T f F ,Zia 6.12 P Y . Q. J! 9 f XE QW ! 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'11 K D ' .i We, the class being graduated from Stonington High School, in New London County, ' State of Connecticut, in this year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty, being of sound A mind do"hereby make, publish and declare in the presence of the undersigned witnesses, the 'following to be our last Will and Testament. f a . l We, the graduating class of 1940, bequeath to the juniors our esteemed place of honor 2 in the student body, the exalted powers over lower classrneng the possibilites of our theatre ' for a better Senior play, and the pleasures of T. Allen Crouch as a history teacher. To the rest of the student body we leave the traditional "Gertie," the library, blue cards, the delights of cooking room and cafeteria, Mr. Lane's "true" stories, study hall funny- - books, the mystery of report cards and sewing room, and the mad wildness in the air at football games. 'Above all, we leave the responsibility of this, our school, to all future generations, and the spirit of pride and progressiveness toward the well being of these surroundings. - -4 IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we, the otlicers of the Class of 1940, of Stonington High ' ' 'S' Scjiool, have subscribed our names and affixed our seal this month of june, in the year of on ,Lord, nineteen hundred and forty. 3' 1' Z ...iff l 4, 1 f i 1 Aa, 53 41 WW V' Af" Yi Y, . , 1 I f f T - ' , A I -' 1' lf' - I ' 5 f . Y ,, , v' v . LS ' We whose names are hereto subscribed, do certif , tin this month of june, 1940, the Testator subscribed its name to this instrument in ,presence of each of us, and at the same time, in our presence and hearing, declared in the ,e to be its Last Will and Testa- ment, and requested us, and each of us, to sign our names ereto as witnessses to the execu- , tion hereof, which we hereby do in the presence of the testator and of each other, on the said date, and write opposite to our names our ripedlve place of residence. Thi rty-One ,ve 0 4 . 4? 3 4. 3. . 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A 3 6 I ' ' 5251,-:Ski-f ir :NN Bum' BQSSFHI X , 400 .Dunham V9 'J-53' , wvE::3a3ggf I L X A l 6 I' Z. 'Xvl It ' if Y f Q " 2 1 I sl '9 . ns' af' 'F 1. A Pefvtf X 1 QNX I GEov'gC8 f ' ' e 4' 65? ' 9, gxfhaoqr' K , , 3 Z F H' 6- Q R8f4Qys fm' 4m ioseofko Q RFQ! 1 CBM - Z, 'Hug S u 15 K L lai-Q qgakhu S J 4 X Geonof HILLETT 5 FH F7 H N .To 1 ,CAQEL K MM 3- CQ QI an " - 'A " N ig x N' I ?f S 7 if un K H H I'.la5ENwI, Vit 9' Q93 Cow NSF? nl EQ? 1 ws M V' L'-Chaelgfx v ,W ih' ap I ' Cxuq vpoc '. fl Duniya' K- U. 'va VX QQ" N S 4 3 'E Q S .x j wf' 'ln Chise wi' 9 f'bg.,eneP1?Qg8 ,ff TP., x -:pf 4,1 ' Stage 'Barlgn Souja Q f x if I 5' s I 'ik' ' fl- 5oPH MoRE EAR- Book .. TAFP CANE ' if 3 , XCf w J s X ,Q if-bc' x 'Ay NX , CLUB Xt FRENCH ESQ ' ws Y, ,ff 1 ' r- N W 5 .fb , I ,fr QL'-ui ' jl x K - ' Qi Q. Z ", , X' ' 1 Is. I KK A I - . K V g x 3 ' 4" X - A C xx N! I J fix , 5 W g Vw ' ,jf vf 'X -5 M ' 5' 9 Q '21 T "" if ' N X ,JP X' J X HM ff ' A X S ,I 1 X If XXX 1 H y Q ' X ' I 55 A X S. V75 Ili' li' X3 V". x' . N 1' Qu" W3 . r' -fy X X X "1 . .,.. I f .ew XX f Z.. I -1 N. . I Lf? N - ' 4, A! ,X Z' : fx R X 49? .- ,X A l I-. X g"'i -,rd z' fg, " Z7 x 'T 'WSWQKLPKW ,A fx f ff 4 ,is-Z, ,Af n l 'F y 1 3 . 4, Z 'ai t-:rg-3 i in V yr .Y ' ... " "iXC.. e ' 1' - gms N F 1 .,r-- 'vi qv-qxk. sell -'-' 2 -Pg, T.,-'F".i,l?,..r-5,-.- 'ff M-Juugxlq JUNIOR CLASS President-Samuel Lamb Secretary-Ruth Sprague Vice-President-Robert Siart Treasurer-Claire Thavenet The present junior Class is one of the most active "The Wonder Hat," one of the competitive plays, classes in the school. Its members have a high schol- was Successfully Presented bythe Juniors to an audi. astic standing and they are outstanding in extra-currio ular activities. The most memorable event in their Junior year is the annual junior Prom which is always held in june. . D This is a farewell dance given to the members of the Calmble of filling the Place of the graduating Class of Senior Class who are guests of honor. 1940. ence on April 5. They have shown in every way that they are fully Thirty-Six . . - 4 -' px: :su It - ' gf W l HV? I 11' ' n eu , i 1 XM 4 4 .", W - ' , X - '. .' 4 If , "I" XX y1'.I4'Q"" . "xi F9 vt 'Qi l III -'xx, l'XflbIJ': ' . C 4 'P A. I .- w I I If . ,f, if ,., --K f-v-f..,- U "" w. -I., nj, .qllun -N1 h 'fl ll 'WINE' fxif .,, rx K , N ' ' -'ar rug, ,- ra. swuln mmm " in-anno-au Mummy .,,.. v. 7 .u ann .4 nfuynur-my fm-sv ,.3.,., mf as ,.. SOPHOMORE CLASS President-Robert Seidel Secretary-Marion McKinney Vic'e-Presiclent-William McGuire The Sophomore Class of Stonington High School has progressed rapidly since it hecame united as one group in the new high school. Now that they are to- gether they are tal-:ing an active interest in all school activities. Their competitive play, "WiIlies Lie-Detector," was unanimously voted the best competitive play of the 'l'h Treasurer-Rita Mathewson year, They will have the honor of seeing their name engraved on a gold placque. An annual event, the Sophomore Hop, was held in january and was a great success both financially and socially. i rty-Sev en We expect to hear a great deal more from this class. 'I f l, ' , g , -, 3 L 'ir l '-'in ' 7, ffl.-T' 5' NY, -exe- me-'N 1' wt. f .fX.s-. -- - -, .Z '- - I Q.. S q. . ... -..as , --- M- .huorlq FRESHMAN CLASS President-Vincent Sullivan Vice-President-Richard Donahue Secretary-Barbara Zellar Treasurer-Marjorie Williams The Freshman class, the largest in the school, is members hold high ranks on the honor roll. Many of looking forward eager anticipation to the day the boys have shown enthuslasfn lfl the sports ogefed when it will be the graduating class. bY the school' By all appearances this class will be able to carry This group is not yet active socially but many of its on the work of their upper-classmen. Thirty-Eight I," Wff X fl! ' fr? fgv- 'Y J' --A-"'-v -'7'v-.--.-.f..,--"'4""' , P , f H ., ... ' 4... ln. M, KI.. .I . A .. U ,Yzll . ' ' ' -'XY 5 -, I 1' , 0 af . x I '- - ' ' ' ,uri-' r' - 'U' L, ,, '- ' Q x K .4 ' 1 ' 7, 1 I xi. E --xl 'A N' 4 J 4 i , I 5 X 1 at u 0 ' 'FN' Cd D V. I A, 1 . ' - '-1, -i- . ' ' L, I .' 1 4 ' I '- -I 'll' Jw fi 1 I Y . 5 1 I f - f ,-fu-- , hi' --. H. 549,415 YEARBOOK STAFF First row-Miss Beatrice Silverstein, Kathryn Dennehey, James Donahue, Edgar Farnell, Mary Swokla, Mr. Edward Griswold, Margaret Barnes, Ronald Bishop, Ann Dunham, Emily Dennehey, Miss Mary Nania. Second row-Irene Reay, Irene Walsli, Frances McNeil, Mae Clarke, joseph Michael, George Hallett, Kathryn McGuire, Eleanor Hauschild, Rose Camacho, Rowena Panciera. Third row-Lawrence Italiano, Maurice Orlando, David Noble, james Culley, George Barden, Wilfred McShane, Stanley Clay, George Boucher. Editor-in-Chief-Mary Swokla Sportr Edilor-James Donahue Arroriate Editor:-Kathryn Dennehey, Emily Denne- I . 1- - - hey, lrene Reay, Ronald Bishop, Wilfred McShane, PJ"'0g'f'P JK Editor! Stanley Clay' James Cuuey Ann Dunham' Art Editorr-George Hallett, joseph Michael Burinerr Manager-Edgar Farnell - 5 Saler Manager-Margaret Barnes Stenograpbir Divirion-Kathryn McGuire, Lawrence Burinerr Arrirrantr-David Noble, Maurice Orlando, Itahano' Irene Walsh, Mae Clark Eugene Melanson, Eleanor Hauschild, Rose Cama- A ' . A D cho, George Barden, George Boucher, Rowena Pan- Fault? Adw-'en-M155 Mary Nama, M155 BCHUICC ciera, Frances McNeil, Amy Savin. Silverstein, Mr. Edward Griswold Thirty-Nine 'Q' lq. -,, 3' 'ec KQ. - ' , .pff-' " mf"-..... Q .3 ' 1 A -JI: QU .1 p-3 g Sv gl h ,el , 1' ' ,. N.-. , 5 ,.. N. k. -- --A , .. '- ... -...J-s.,--. 1 ""'l-A .f-A M. Jauaruq STUDENT COUNCIL President-DAVID NOBLE Vine-Prerident-LAURENCE ANDERSON S ecremry-Trearurer-Rose CAMACHO First row-Barbara Zellar, Stella Souza, Marion McKinney, Laurence Anderson, Mill Mary Mul- laney, David Noble, Rose Camacho, Lillian Edgar, Jane Morrison. Second row-Ruth Sprague, George Barden, Robert Seidel, Samuel Lamb, Vincent Sullivan, Fred Hermes, Edgar Farnell, Georgia Kitchen, Teresa Connors. The Student Council began the year by being hosts to members of the Eastern Connecticut Federation of Student Councils, at Stonington. Twelve Schools sent'96 representatives to this con- vention. Miss Irene Traggis, a former member of our Student Council, was our guest speaker. Her topic was "Student Councils, Here and Abroad." In preparation for the Evaluation Committee, the Student Council made a survey of graduates for the past three years regarding employment and types of employment. Council representatives attended a meeting of the Federation of Student Councils held at Fitch High School, April 3. Samuel Lamb was elected Vice-President of the East- Forty ern Connecticut Federation, succeeding George Bar- den. One joint meeting with the Fitch High School Stu- dent Council was held at Fitch in March, and another joint meeting was held at Stonington, April 15. This last meeting consisted of a business meeting, entertain- ment, supper and dancing. At the concert, April 26, Student Council members acted as ushers and handled programs and tickets. A meeting of the Rhode,Island Division held at Westerly High School, in May, was attended by our representatives. The Council is now working on a point system to govern extra-curricula activities for next year, and also revising the present constitution. Q' ts' . . xi . X 1 ' ' .I , 1 T' ' Xi' -M' ' 1 c xt is 4 ', 4 'I ' I , "N X 'I yr ' 4 1 1 O ' xx X ', at . . x-I 1' tl' f,.r1"'2-'Nw-, -:v'9"'Ns- ?dwli' ' - .,, ,.f-f W - .- 'wwf-f ,mug .nv ku -U. UG' , fwlnl'-ffzw. in :E Hall: . Alu I IN.: -1 ' ' f - aiu" i , Q-'I ,' H, SwoklA BROWN AND WHITE First row-Anna Marie, Emily Dennehey, jane Morrison, William Pendleton, Mr. William Grif- fin, james Donahue, Mary Swokla, Eileen Stewart, Lillian Edgar. Second row-Donald Frechette, Russell Holmes, Rowena Panciera, Claire Thavenet, Margaret Barnes, Frances McNeil, Betty Hermes, Ronald Bishop, Lawrence Italiano. Editor-in-Chief ...... ..,.... W illiam Pendleton Newt Editor ............. .............. L illian Edgar Burinerr Manager: ....... ...... M argaret Barnes Anna Marie Sport: Editor ....... ........ J ames Donahue Feature Editor ..... ...... R onald Bishop This year, the Brown and White was bigger and bet- ter than ever. Instead of the customary two sheets that were used in former years, another sheet has been added making it a six page paper. This year's staff was composed of numerous students from the Sophomore, junior and Senior classes. Mr. William P. Griffin, who so ably Hlled the position of faculty adviser after Mrs. Luna A. Clover's resigna- Sorial Editor: ........ ....... E mily Dennehey jane Morrison Exrbange Editor ..... ....... M ary Swokla Typirtr ............... ............ B etty Hermes Rowena Panciera Frances McNeil Faculty Adviser ........ ....... M r. William P. Griffin tion, and Editor-in-Chief William Pendleton have done much to make the issues of the Brown and White interesting and attractively arranged. Often one saw members of the staff scurrying about to get last minute scoops . It has always been the aim of the Brown and White staff to publish a paper that will irisfire the student body in all activities. Forty-One Q ' la ' at X v . , 3 . sf -'Z' ,Ps ' V 1:12 'QQ -f-- f f m-cc- fa, - a- n if . 3.49 . . Wa.-..,-w:--Q fs i -s.. -, Lf, ...... - ... --.Ps- P1- Jauorlq BIOLOGY CLUB First row-Kathryn McGuire, Katherine Cronin, Beverly Truss, Eleanor Hauschild, Evelyn Nichols, Marion McKinney, Mary Swokla, Thomas Crowley, Robert Siart, Edward johnson, Margaret Vargas, Clara Marseilles, Aileen Amaral, Rita Mathewson, Rose Camacho, Betty Pendleton. Second row-Patricia Sullivan, Ruth Chappel, Mary Victoria, Irene Walsh, Geraldine Sylvia, jane Pierce, Blanche Bessette, Mary Kelleher, Elaine Donahue, Ida Lee, Muriel Perry, Claire Thavenet, ,lean Kennedy, Orabelle Shea, Evelyn Perry, Sylvia-Dimock, Emily Dennehey, Lorraine Frechette, Irene Ledwith, Barbara Lee, Marion Ryon, Mr. joseph Gordon. Third row-Alfred Fratus, Charles Rustici, Jack Cusack, joseph Cattafe, john McShane, Eugene McShane, Francis Parkinson, john Sullivan, joseph Shea, William Pendleton, Ronald Bishop, Richard Bromley, Stanley Senior, Robert Friend, Monroe Munsell, Clarence Coogan, Charles Dunn, Herbert Greeley. The Biology Club, one of the most active and suc- cessful in the Stonington High School, is now in its fifth year of existence. The applicants for membership have increased so rapidly each year that it is now necessary to pass an examination in order to become a member. 'The club has a membership of approximately fifty students. The purpose of this club is to combine work with pleasure. When club members go hiking, under the supervision of Faculty Adviser Mr. joseph Gordon, they learn many useful and interesting things about nature. Plants and insects are found and carried back to the school for future study. They also take motion pictures which are developed at school and then shown to the student body. The club members have enjoyed several trips to New York City where they visited the American Muse- um of Natural History and the Planetarium. These trips have been extremely benehcial to the students. We hope that the traditions of this club will be car- ried on by our underclassmen in the spirit in which it was intended. Forty-Two -' 1 -g ii ' Q 1 Y 'xl ss 1 ' K in 4 5 . lim ' "' --- c ' ' I t 1 :I 'd e' " 'R X N lk 'fc 4' ' ' , f "X 'g 'NN ry' " . l 'N' Q 4" ga. f II, --sfN""'1,4 -a-"'N-" , 4- 1- 'll ' lg: I I ... U- , In -ew-rvf H ,-,, alt. UG, .flllml-, ' H 'I I Nz' - ' ' ' --f"'- 'L'-. ,,, r1.5 r A FRENCH CLUB First row-Clara Young, Reba Tiziani, Marjorie Cunningham, Stella Souza, Mildred Davvan, Rosalie Tudisco, Angeline Sanquedolce, Emil Schmitz, Lillian Edgar, Albert Bessette, Miss Mary Nania, Samuel Lamb, Margaret Barnes, Russell Holmes, Eileen Stewart, Patricia Sulli- van, Margaret Vargas, Orabelle Shea, Lenia Vincent, Kathryn Dennehey. Second row-Teresa Connors, Betty Pendleton, Beatrice Lombardo, Mary Faulise, Celestine Fauliso, Euphemia Gandolh, Sylvia Dimock, Marion Ryon, Ruth Dawley, Rita Mathewson, Dorothy Rasmussen, Helen Kerr, Muriel Perry, Evelyn Nichols, Dorothy Reuss, jean Kennedy, Claire Travenet, Ruth Chappel, Evelyn Perry, Ruth Raynor, Blanche Bessette, Emily Denne- hey, Lenora Sousa, Thomas Crowley. Third row-lda Lee, Beverly Truss, Mary Mitchell, Mary Italiano, Lorraine Frechette, Claire Pampel, Barbara Lee, Irene Ledwith, Marilyn Tripp, Dorothy Collins, Aileen Amaral, Clara Marseilles, Mary Swolcla, Elizabeth Favretti, Catherine Brown, Shirley Steadman, Donald Frechette, Leo Pupillo. Fourth row-Roy Knight, joseph Tuite, john Connors, Walter Bousa, James Culley, William Tay- lor, Eugene Anderson, Francis Matthews, Eugene McShane, George Hallett, William Emerson, Ronald Bishop, Fred Barnes, john McShane, Austin Vargas, Clarence Coogan, Robert Seidell, Robert Friend, Herbert Greeley, jack Cusack. From the above picture, you will note that the female of the species is in the minority. Destroying the laws of popular choice, the boys "rule the roost" this year in our club. Members of all French classes are prom- inent in both the club and its literary output, the French paper "Ca et La", a picture Hlled, artistic sheet entirely written in French. In December, a Carol singing party was held in the Stonington borough which was enjoyed both by the members and the townspeople who were serenaded. In February, a Mardi Gras Costume festival dis- played brilliant and comical costumes during the eve- ning's entertainment. Probably the most enjoyable event of the year is our all day picnic. The club, capably handled by its fac- ulty adviser Miss Mary A. Nania, is assured a growing membership. Forty4Three . Q ' -r. S 'fe , , 3 b 91.1. ' A xfnl 'RBS - 14 .- TJG -R -v 4 K-. .tg - I. . S.- ggi fs- ,f - , - t"'- ,,.. ,g,,, .Qsxxux N,- . ""'Na "-- :Nail -"" , E Q . 1 ,L '- - -.. X +.. - 5. -...rs-.... . M-Juaaklq LATIN CLUB First row-Constance Brucker, jane Higgins, Betty Shackley, Barbara Zellar, Irene Gasparino, Grace Barlow, Clarence Coogan, Miss Beatrice Silverstein, Monroe Munsell, Alice Clay, Ida Lee, Lillian Edgar, Emily Dennehey, Mildred Davvan. Second row-Georgia Kitchen, jean Kennedy, Ruth Chappel, Geneva Rood, Jean Sullivan, Pris- cilla Coogan, june Donath, Margaret Vargas, Ruth Dawley, jane Stearns, Beverly Truss, Frances Birtwistle, Catherine Brown, Elizabeth Favretti, Virginia Koeman, Kathryn Denne- hey, Gloria Lapresto. Third row-john Cusack, Parke Anderson, Eugene Anderson, Dorothy Reuss, Mildred Arbour, Frances McNeil, Walter Bousa, Beatrice Lord, Clara Young, Reba Tiziani, Rowena Panciera, William Taylor, Marshall Skalrew, James Trumbull. President-Monroe Munsell Vice-President--Clarence Coogan Treasurer-Alice Clay Faculty Adviser-Miss Beatrice Silverstein Secretary-Ida Lee A club that helped to build the social activities of the school is the Latin Club. Meetings were held once a month, during which time they studied the Roman ways of living. For their assembly program, the members presented a day in a Roman school which was very interesting since it gave each student a chance to see just how the Romans lived. In june, they held a picnic at the club presidents home at Greenhaven. A good time was reported by all. Forty-Four Q' I v , L 'i ' X ' , ifvflfq 11. -- Ve - ', t. l . al f 'ex . tk .' , ' , . ff' "XX'tr'i' .ff 1 N . 4 'hx' W ml f 'I' L ' gg, :-t?z"YC -lllbiyl q"'ff1 .-f-N. '.-...f..,,.:..,. : ZW ' p . ...i -., . - ,ll , , I . , gm. ' .x - sz. T ' "' ' - 0,4 M Sw :ln CAMERA CLUB First row-Marv Swokla, Lenora Sousa, Sterling Stannard, Claire Travenet, William Pendleton, Stanley Clay, Emilv Dennehey, Lillian Edgar, Mr. Joseph Gordon. Second row-james Critcherson, Monroe Munsell, Ruth Chappel, Patricia Sullivan, Kathryn McGuire, Betty Bailey, Marilyn Tripp, Margaret Varga, Rita Mathewson, Betty Heath, Herbert Greeley, Michael Mazzarella. Third row--Lawrence Kitchen, Kenneth Lyon, Eugene Anderson, Edward johnson, john Tanner, josn Sullivan, Varian Norman, Francis Parkinson, james Culley, Leo Pupillo. President-William Pendleton Vice-President-Stanley Clay Secretary-Emily Dennehey Treasurer-Claire Thavenet ' Faculty Adviser-Mr. joseph Gordon V In its second year of existence at Stonington High School, the Camera Club is already one of the largest and most active clubs in the school. Under the able leadership of Mr. joseph Gordon, the club has com- pletely furnished its new darkroom. The latest additions to the darkroom are an electric dryer and a paper trimmer. Regular contests were held by the members with prizes awarded to the best photographs submitted. The Camera Club is also responsible for the excel- lent photographs in the Evaluation Committee booklet. The Camera Club has helped to further the knowl- edge of photography. Let us hope that interest in it will grow among the students as the Camera Club pro- gresses in the years to come. Forty-Five 4 ' , f c Q , 1:- 3 . . - g , , 4, -,Z ' 'Jr nu- 1 -xx .111 '- ' f" " " -dex- -I-S, .,,,. ""'4x,,,gh."'LI -"' T N ' : - 'T 'JIT' P. J-. - .,,. I'l..hy.rul l l MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB First row-Daniel McCarthy, joseph Connors, james Leahy, Charles Ryon. Second row-james Trumbull, Laurence Rook, john Sullivan, Maurice Sherry, James Sherry, Mr. Bernard Belisle, Charles Hoelck, George Hallett, Fred Hays, Wilfred Chesebrough, Herbert Greeley. Naviagtor-Mr. Bernard R. Belisle First Steward-Maurice Sherry Pilot-Charles Hoelck Second Steward-james Leahy This year's airplane club was very successful through- Scheduled air meets were held with different schools. t th t' h . . . . ou e en Ire sc O01 year The scoring is determined by the total number of sec- The club beginning early in the year, October 4, onds the planes of each member fly. was divided into two sections, the senior and junior . . . . . divisions. The senior division consisted of members . what a fplefldld orgamzatlon this club If foil boys who belonged to the club last year, the junior division mtefested in a'fPlane5- I-et Us h0Pe that lt will be of new members. just as successful in the future. Forty-Six 1 A I I , V" 5 ,l'ii,, F .MD ,W f ll' I , lkutui 1517 ' ' si iv ." H. Sullkld if ,g 5 1 , I swf . 2, " 6' i,. -. X 1 XM D4 f 1 .' ' 4 ' I fl I4 'u.. i --X N -'X-rl 'Q ICJ E4 iff, "L ' lil : i - GIRLS' LEAGUE First row-Rose Camacho, Betty Hermes, Margaret Barnes, Miss Mary Coogan, Lillian Edgar, Kathryn McGuire, Frances McNeil, ' Second row-Ann Dunham, Claire Thavenet, Ida Lee, Helen Kelliher, Muriel Perry, Geneva Rood, Ann Robinson, jane Morrison. President-Margaret Barnes Secretary-Lillian Edgar Vice President-Betty Hermes Treasurer-Kathryn McGuire Sponsor-Miss Mary K. Cogan With Miss Mary K. Cogan, Dean of Girls, as fac- they do to bring good cheer and happiness to those ulty adviser for the Girls' League, one could readily more Uhfofhlhafe fhah themselves- understand why it is such a successful organization. The fhalh eveht of the Year was the Mother and Daughter banquet which was held on May 16. A group Sending baskets of fruit to the sick at Christmas if girls participated in a play which was greatly en- time and Thanksgiving is only one of the many things ioyed by its audience. Forty-Seven Q ' lv r 3 ' . f , A, VZ ' -.- -Myn vpg Qcag ' ' " , . 'TSA-ff" prix-uh---ssl: 'M' , w N-X , 1-L...Ll .. .,,.. .-n,.- "1-Jaupxuq stir GLEE CLUBS Under the guiding hand of Miss Marian Fuller, the Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs this year have attained their greatest success. At Christmas, the combined Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs put on a skit written by Mr. Pupillo. The Boys' Glee Club sang for special assemblies and for survey guests. This year the Glee Clubs gave their second annual concert on April 26. It was as big a success as last year s. Fu In addition to the straight musical concert, the Glee Clubs last year put on a short musical play telling the life of Stephen Foster. The Girls' Sextet and the Boys Quartet were also active last year. This year the Sextetes have made several appearances this spring at functions away from school and at the school. They also took part in the spring concert and had a large part in the gradua- tion music. We predict their continued success in the future. rty-liight hx. :xv fv s X - 5,14-927 I , 1, 0. f . - A hd yyff ' af 4 'If "N 'lrji' 'I-rf: ,, M My ,,f--.ieggfr-we-A'-,. t. J- - . - ""'f-f .I N -ii. ,,,j.- ulihlil 'llhulyl fx!! T f I ""'x' - Ui' .' r1.Sw.xlA f ORCHESTRA First row-Herbert Greeley, Thomas Crowley, Pasqualina Pelligrino, George Boucher, joseph Tuite, Bevely Truss, Marilyn Tripp. Second row-jean Sicilian, Catherine Mercier, Robert Stearns, Eugene Anderson, Charles Dunn, Miss Marion Fuller, Supervisor of Music, Marjorie Cunningham, Wilfred Chesebrough, Charles Green. The orchestra this year is composed of a large group of talented students. Since last year the organization has increased greatly in number, being provided with musically minded students who had formerly displayed their ability in the grammar school orchestra formed and directed by Miss Marion Fuller. Appearing publicly for the first time this year at the competitive plays on April 5, they proved to be a group which Stonington High School can be proud of. At the annual Spring Concert presented by the Musi- cal Department and conducted by Miss Fuller, the or- chestra again made an appearance and this time was even more highly praised for the excellent presenta- tions of classical selections, The Evaluation Commitee was entertained by the group in an assembly prepared by the Speech Arts De- partment and the Musical Department. At Commencement exercises the orchestra played an important part in the program. We hope that the orchestra will continue to progress in the future and afford us more excellent entertain- ment as it has in the past. Forty-Nine 4 , 1 , ai - f re' 1 3 4, 92' 'fr i in V 7 fQ-Z-ggx - ' j'Tes-- . ., Y- -- - S-Q-. X Q - ... --J-s,,.- M.3,u,,,LR ...........,..-qi . .,,A. ...,.,, f-.-..,..-- . x ,ff , . ' -2 4: ' Q f Et 1 af, ri CAFETERIA STAFF Supervisor of Cafeteria-Dorothy A. Walker First row-Gustave Brucker, William Champlin, Mrs. Pellett, Mrs. Birtwistle, Mrs. Walker, Mrs. fhesebro, Esther Sarrasin, Robert Morrison, james Crowley. Second row-Richard Donahue, Michael Mazzarella, james Christiansen, Albert Dion, Albert Bessette, Edward Hazlin, james Trant, Wallace Tarbuck, Wilfred Boucher, joseph Brustalon, Benjamin Cameau, Harry jones. Third row-William Chesebrough, William Ricker, James Culley, Fred Hayes, Richard Vargas, William Pendleton, Alfred Collins, jack Wood, Joseph Kendzia, Varian Norman. Frequently delicious odors seep through the cafe- teria doors into the corridors making students want to sample one of Mrs. Chesebro's tasty dishes. Mrs. Walker, dietitian, is chief of the staff. With the aid of Mrs. Birtwistle, Mrs. Pellett and Esther Sarrasin one could be certain that their meals would be "ever so Fifty delightful." Bob Morrison and Bill Champlain are also able assistants. The staff is completed by boys from Freshman, Sophomore, junior and Senior classes who serve as waiters under the supervision of Mr. Walker. "' ,. ..-- vu. mi. , I 1 I . i 'fl Q' s . vu' Y R , - 1,1-mia ' ill' -- ,Q H-R 'dx A U E K d 1 4 e i -. '.' .' 9 4 if , I I -Q K X N ur' V' on gt A 4 NEW 'W' 4,4 . , H. -,W In D l - Q A I Z ' ' fl'h,.,x'- lu I lxml dy! .- ' ' u ,xv ." H, Swell! CHEER LEADERS Miss Mary Mullaney, Lillian Edgar, Eleanor Hauschild, Margaret Barnes, Ann Robinson, Amy Savin. In characteristic fashion Stonington High opens its football season with a "Bang." At this time of year, you will find standing in readiness the Cheer Squad. This group, upon which much of the success of the game depends, does its utmost in buoying the spirits of our players, and helps to make the game more thrill- ing for the spectators. Under the able supervision of Miss Mary Mullaney, faculty adviser, these girls are trained in the true Ston- ington High School spirit, and only those best able of carrying on the spirit of the school are selected. This year this active squad consists of Margaret Barnes, Eleanor Hauschild, Lillian Edgar, Amy Savin and Ann Robinson. The girls look forward to the honor of cheering at Westerly and other out of town games, also the excit- ing and profitable flood-light games. Stonington High can be very proud of her active and attractive brown and white clad figures. Best of luck in the following year! Fifty-One Mnnurd.. Tnnuuu o- Dar'T 1 f ar " Fur ss PwmvoRS" U . .I Lundy JSHUMY C Hauer M..ar4eRR' n ' PlEASANT exams " J 1,941,571 C1DFMNEME'j ' E DFNNfNEf Ftumvpxg " AT WQRK H ,1 A , " FFFIFNCY W SIART 'livnnoumoeo " A CUSACK F HERMQJ 5 hoomsky Bnmus AT worm" Q n WV V"7cans IV' Spec 1'A'roR S " Spmnc as nv THE AIR' Come on, n.Re:AADoN C oufw ,vp mufvsen. GQ: 'iff' . I I' S P E E D 5, BT 'Pei Ls 77-" 0 5 1 xx . 'I' 1 1 2 S ' ,'f :WML ,a,s h, 1 .- ,L ,X A J ' pl - ' A -. -'X -Q. L 4 0 4 'X , I f I 'N- x N N r. I ' b 4' 1 A 'TY' 'l 2 1-'ANRC ' J' .., ,-rj All - -- 'W'-f-,--1.-:, ,mfg -'xiii' . 2721.-l li V414 t JN! -c - 1 ,.fws- A rs s' g.. H- 5 I A DRAMATICS Shyly and somewhat self consciously the student body, this year, found itself in awe of a rich and regally magnificient auditorium. Immediately, under the leadership of Mr. Pupillo, activity was begun, and now as we look back on our first year in the dramatic field we feel that we have at least given the future students a start in that direc- tion of student activity. On February second, the Senior class presented "Death Takes A Holiday," for their annual play. The play, a mysterious three act melodrama directed by Mr. Pupillo, was warmly received by local audiences. The cast included William Pendleton, Ronald Bishop, Bet- sey Butt, james Donahue, Mary Swokla, Helen Kelli- her, Edgar Farnell, Wilfred McShane, Albert Palmer, jane Morrison, Ann Robinson, Margaret Barnes and Walter Reid. The stage crew consisted of: Lillian Ed- gar, music: Emily Dennehey, lights: Claire Thavenet, prompter: George Hallett, George Boucher, Alden Greene, scenery: Miss Mary K. Cogan, setting. The play was a marked success and was repeated on March first. During the last weeks of March, secretive, myster- ious rehearsals were held by individual groups in each of the upper classes. They bore fruit on the evening of April lifth--the Competitive plays! The Sophomore class won a gold placque with their winning presentation. "Willie's Lie Detector," a farce in one act. Directed by Miss M. Mullaney, the cast in- cluded Walter Bousa, Beverly Truss, john Lathrop, T' . -. t "J F j Q 4' Sylvia Dimock, Grace Schiller, jack Cusack and Elean- or Wylie. The play, unanimously chosen the winner by the three judges, afforded mirth and laughter from the large audiences. The competition presented by the juniors took form in a Harlequinade, "The Wonder Hat." Miss Mary A. Nania directed Donald Peabody, Claire Thavenet, Charles White, Samuel Lamb and Evelyn Nichols. A new backdrop was made for this comedy which added to a ggrowing collection of stage scenery. Miss Grace Carlson supervised the Seniors in a Gypsy comedy, "Romany Chi." Amy Savin, Eugene Melanson, Helen Kelliher, Wilfred McShane and james Donahue formed the cast. The plays and the glee clubs and orchestra that performed between acts merited applause. Weekly assemblies presented by the faculty were highlights in our weekly curriculum. These were as- signed by Mr. Lane. Programs concerning minstrels, heavy drama, scientific experiments, movies, comedies, a fashion show, and an ancient Roman farce completed a year of entertaining Friday afternoons. Our one dramatic class is Speech Arts, taught by Mr. Pupillo. A year of intensive work to make up for lost time turned out better speaking voices and students who recognize and will be able to portray emotions. Our first year in the theatre was a success and pre- dicts that in the future this department will be among our shining lights. Fifty-Three Tous? KYYQXE. -1 P'-mf, 4- 'mv-W-,B,1s.n ,L s....m.1 ,'R.Bxmp W. ,zlndmhn s,n....,x,uQ N N- 'DQQYP1 'fakes H Halidag ...-H OVC b..N...Da Y o 5 Y'm"""""' Vfrpv-PiUo,7VRobmsm uYf'0Uh 'I3.B..h ed Nr fiyillo, 3-"Iurv-3.-nn' N Swohfalr Drmb-Q5 C 'Vwwnfi lfwfiarc Shall WUT'-:T If ns E,lJPr--whtzg L. fdgul' Wfrand 0 W1 'PMAZMW ,y.yq,,,,L,,,x nik" FIC A5 I J Nufmf..-. ul Mf shawl fha. r12S 'rm A Wunder' Hui' D4 Haba-A3 P wcicom e ""',j CHX' Q Lfmb 0 write r-lH:1l,her! M N-.kia df, 14 W X 1, . X xxx Q .1 X- X 9 NX 4 - ' J X N X K X5 ff 'N " ' xx ,f N , il 5, . - .K , , 1, 'gx ' . X 'xo K YI I , xi s f X. I fy ' X x x rf! 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Pupillo, Albert Jeffery, Harry jones, Earl Calkins, john Guekel, Peter Fancis, Laurence Anderson, Francis Connors, Eugene McKenna, Robert Seidel, William Victoria, joseph Piccolo, Leo Pupillo, Coach Michael Cronin. Third row-Alfred Fratus, joseph Tuite, Charles Green, Robert Birchall, Robert Shea, Charles Palmer, Robert McKenzie, Edward Provost, Ellery Whitford, john Cusack, Edmund Adams, George McKenna, joseph Marie, FOOTBALL VARSITY First row-Manager George Burden, Edgar Farnell, Fred Hermes, john Lombardo, Maurice Or- lando, Albert Palmer, Edwin Lathrop, Richard Williams, David Noble, Coach Michael Cronin. Second row-Daniel Souza, William Perry, Captain Benjamin Helme, William Victoria, George Cassell, Harry jones. Fifty-Six 6' W' ' -Qi . - " Q. Sy X - , - - l l 'I 4. - 4' 6 I A L .4 P ,lk ., xv la " 0 ' 4 'I Y I X-C.. '-x X 'i V' I 0 I 4 p ' X -- 1 s , xx FJ' 0 I 9 , , V Y I ... - -f"f In ---1.-1.-,-,M-D. .fu uv .,,. mg, -mlmlui . cs! 'k" l . mln Nh -v f ' ' --1'-M Jil'-. ,,, .- n.s rn FOOTBALL Stonington High's annual football banquet, held at the Stonington Grange Hall, closed what was perhaps the greatest football season in the history of the school. This year's team, coached by Mr. Michael Cronin with the capable assistance of Mr. Pupillo and Mr. Hanley, is a proof of the excellent work that Mr, Cronin has been accomplishing as our football coach. The Bears scored one hundred seven points com- pared with thirteen points for the opposition. No op- ponent scored on Stonington through the line. The 1959 team defeated Windham, Bulkeley, West- erly twice, Fitch twice, tied Chapman Tech and suffered their lone defeat at the hands of Norwich Free Acad- emy. As a result of this splendid record with Windham, Bulkeley, Tech and Norwich, class A schools, The Bears not only won their second consecutive Eastern Con- necticut Conference title but were also awarded the Class B Championship of the State of Connecticut. Individual honors also went to members of this championship team. Captain Benny Helme was award- ed a position on the All State High School Football team, the first time that a Stonington player received this honor. Sharing honors with Benny on the All Conference team were "Walt" Reid and "Sweet-Pea" Lathrop. The Bears inaugurated night football at Stonington in their season's opener against Windham. Stoning- ton overcame their rivals by a twenty to nothing -score as Reid, Cassell and Watts registered touchdowns. Two of these scores resulted from touchdown passes thrown by Captain Benny Helme. Two successful placements by Fred Hermes added the two extra points. At Norwich, the Bears suffered their only loss when they fell before a strong N. F. A. eleven. S. H. S. bat- tled their heavier opponents on equal terms but lost when a Norwich pass play carried over fifty yards to give the home boys a six to nothing win. The next week found the Bears invading Mercer Field, New London. Stonington kept Bulkeley from advancing and came home with a seven to nothing vic- tory when George Cassell scored a touchdown in the second period, Fred Hermes added the point. Stonington followed this with a twenty to nothing victory over Fitch in a night game played at our Ath- letic Field. "Benny" Helme scored two touchdowns and "Danny" Souza the other. Capt. Helme and "Bill" Perry added two extra points on lateral pass plays. This success left only Chapman Tech between the Bears and their second consecutive Conference title. S. H. S. and Tech met in this all important clash at the Stonington Athletic Field. The Bears dominated the play in the first half but were less powerful in the second half before a rejuvenated Tech team. The final whistle found both teams in a scoreless deadlock. Be- cause of this game, the Bears and Tech tied for first place in the Eastern Connecticut Conference. Stoning- ton was the only team in the conference to keep their opponents from scoring on them in conference play. On Armistice Day the Bears had little trouble in downing Westerly at Craig Field in Westerly. The Bears were aided in their scoring by Westerly's fum- bling in their own territory. Walt Reid, converted from end to a backfield post, scored the first touch- down. Capt. "Benny" Helme threw a touchdown pass to "Danny" Souza for the second score and registered the third touchdown when he broke through the center of the Westerly line and raced sixty-three yards for the score. "Danny" Souza scored the final Stonington touchdown. Ferd Hermes added an extra point by means of a placement kick. Late in the last period a successful Westerly pass gave the Bulldogs six points, they also added the extra point. The final score was: Stonington, twenty-five, Westerly, seven. Following the Westerly game, Stonington downed Fitch twenty-two to nothing. Captain "Benny" Helme was responsible for two of the Bears' touchdowns, the third came from a pass thrown by "Benny" to "Bill" Perry. Hermes added two extra points and the Bears stopped a Fitch ball carrier in his end zone for a safety and two points. The Bears closed their season in a blaze of glory by downing their ancient rivals Westerly, on Thanks- giving Day, at the Athletic Field. By this victory, the. Bears made it five in a row and took a twenty-one to eighteen lead in football victories. "Walt" Reid scored the first Bear's touchdown and Hermes added the extra point. The Bears' final score for the year was registered by Captain "Benny" Helme in the last quarter. The try for point was blocked. One of the features of the game was a spiral punt that Captain "Benny" Helme kicked from his own ten yard line to the Westerly twenty yard marker. The kick covered sixty yards on the fly from the line of scrimmage. The game ended with Stonington the victor, thirteen to nothing. We could write pages about this great Stonington team. It was not only a stubborn defensive club but also a brilliant offensive eleven. Lettermen on this championship team are: Captain "Benny" Helme, Ed- win Lathrop, Walter Reid, Fred Hermes, Daniel Sou- za, William Perry, George Cassell, David Noble, Mau- rice Orlando, Albert Palmer, Richard Williams, Edgar Farnell, William Victoria, Harry jones, john Lom- bardo and Manager, George Barden. All these boys graduate with the class of 1940. Returning lettermen will be john Guekel, Earl Calkins, Peter Francis and Captain-elect Lawrence Anderson. With these four lettermen as a nucleus, Coach Cron- in will have to begin again and build his 1940 club from the boys who worked hard as this year's reserves. We wish him the best of luck and hope he will pro- duce a greater team than his 1939 championship club. Fifty-Seven -'xt .f-V .fe-.s,, - - Q, -it g T -1 df.. Y- .-- N--... ,., -H- . , Z A' nr A ' -nV ,p -X 1 ' ... , ' f' 1 5' " .,-ix,-- . ., - . ,. . , - Q 4 1 -1. .," X ,-I C q."- ... -..J-s,----. f1-Jaunrug CROSS COUNTRY First row-joseph Kendzia, Charles Holland, james Nugro, john Lombardo, William Kiddy, Robert Kenyon, john Fuscaldo, Ernest Findeisen. Second row-Samuel Miceli, Vincegt Sullivan, Walter Rasmussen. Donald Peabody, Charles White, joseph Gomes, George Berube, james Christeno, Neil Mackenzie, Michael Mazzarella, Edmund Ravenelle. Third row-Coach T. Allen Crouch, Manager Eugene Melanson. Keeping up the interest that Stonington High School has in sports, about twenty-live boys answered Coach T. Allen Crouch's call for cross county candidates. This was one of the largest squads Mr. Crouch has ever had. The Bears opened their season by participation in the lnterscholastics at Storrs. Stonington hnished seventh in a field that included six class A schools and three class B schools. Captain Louis Lattimore hnished ninth to lead the Stonington team to the tape. On October twelfth, the Bears were hosts to Bulke- ley High for their first dual meet of the season which the Stonington boys lost by a thirty-seven to eighteen score. Farrar of Bulkeley led the runners home and established the course record when he covered the dis- tance in ten minutes and thirty seconds. Cantain Louis Lattimore, coming in third, was the first Stonington runner to finish. October seventeenth found the Bears bowing to a strong Westerly High team by a thirty-eight to seven- teen score. Captain Louis Lattimore was the hrst S. H. S. man to place, coming in fourth. The S. H. SQ harriers next played host to Chapman Tech and defeated them by a twenty-five to thirty score. Captain Louis Lattimore came in first. ' Following their second loss to a strong Westerly team, the Stonington High School harriers registered their second victory of the 1939 season by defeating Norwich Free Academy nineteen to thirty-six on the local course. Captain Lattimore led the teams to the tape with john Lombardo close behind in second place. The 1939 cross country team closed their season by placing third in the Eastern Connecticut League meet held at Norwich, Connecticut. Captain Louis Latti- more, leading the Bears for the last time, finished in third place behind two Bulkeley runners. Farrar of Bulkeley won the event and Bulkeley, the meet. Following the close of the season, the Bears had a buffet lunch and entertainment in the cafeteria. After the lunch, john Lombardo was elected captain and Charles White, manager, of the 1940 team. Lettermen of this 1939 team are Captain Louis Lattimore, john Lombardo, George Berube, William Kiddy, Robert Kenyon, Vincent Sullivan, james Nu- gro, Charles Holland and Eugene Melanson, manager. With the interest shown in 1939, plus the fact that all the lettermen except Louis Lattimore will be avail- able next year, the 1940 cross country season has an exceptionally bright outlook. - ' ' r ' ' s I 1 'wrw ' as -s, -. f .. ,- yy, " - 4 X . -, ' X lb ts ' -' ' rl I --Q - sy. L 0 lt . A 4 , , . N 1' di I 4 . xx ml vt . , l Hpxfrg-sp- 'un'f-97-'in vtrlbjil I 6 - ... ' "' . 'lf --.-.,-.f-,-.0--:- ,,.. -U, mi' - .ffllmllf :Pix 1 gfll IK H , fx, .., rn, , . . i ,, -s f ' f .-f"e- . , - H. 5w.xlA A-v ' BASKETBALL Among the many advantages offered by the new high school was the gymnasium. As a result, Stoning- ton High School was represented for the hrst time since 1932 by a varsity basketball team. Although ,the season was not a successful one, the team showed im- provement in every contest they played until the end of the year. Over forty boys answered Coach Gordon Merkel's call for basketball candidates. Mr. Merkel was new to the Stonington High faculty, coming here to teach Phy- sical Education and Science. Of the forty boys, only one had had any kind of experience in basketball play- ing. Thus it was that Coach Merkel had to teach the fundamentals of the game to his squad. Mr. Merkel hnally cut the squad to hfteen boys in order to be better able to work with them. The squad was outhtted in uniforms and basketball shoes that are on a par with the equipment of any of the local high schools. The Bears played seven games with local hign schools and two games with the faculty. The schedule included two games each with XVesterly, Fitch and Norwich Free Academy on a home and home basis. The other game was played with Fisher's Island High School of New York, at home. The Bears opened their season with a game against the Faculty Five and bowed by a thirty-two to twenty- seven score before a more experienced team. The start- ing lineups found "Bud" Brophy and "Eddie" Hazlin, who was later elected to captain of the 1939-40 team in a mid-season election, at the forwards, "Bob" Shea at center and "Marsey" Smith and "joe" Piccolo at the guard positions. For the faculty, Mr. Hanley, Mr. Pupillo, Mr. Walker, Mr. Belisle, Mr. Gordon, Mr. Foley, Mr. Griffin and Mr. Cawley, local newspaper sports writer, participated. The following week, on December twenty-first, the S. H. S. cagers formally dedicated the new gymnasium with Westerly High School as an opponent. The Bears were swamped by a great Westerly High team. Following this game, the Bears bowed to Norwich Free Academy, away, Fitch, at home, Westerly, away, Norwich, at home, Fisher's Island High School of New York, at home and Fitch, away, in that order. The Bears showed improvement in each succeeding contest, however, and were able to close their season with a victory over the same Faculty Five that had downed them in the opening game of the season. In this last game, the Bears took the lead on the opening whistle and kept it throughout the contest to take a forty-four to thirty decision from the Faculty Five. Lettermen on this 1939-40 team are: Captain Ed- ward Hazlin, Charles Brophy, Robert Shea, joseph Pic- colo, Maurice Smith, Albert Palmer, Daniel Souza, and james Donahue, Manager. Coach Merkel will have joseph Piccolo, who is the captain-elect of the 1940-1941 team, and Robert Shea returning, along with several members of the 1939-1940 jayvee team. Add to these the boys who have had experience play- ing basketball during gymnasium periods and Coach Merkel will be better able to put a team on the floor in 1940 that will improve the 1939-1940 record. BASEBALL First row-Coach james Hanley, john O'Neil, Grenville Barker, Co-Captain David Noble, Co- Captain Daniel Souza, Co-Captain Benjamin Helme, Walter Reid, john Dion. Second row-Manager Anthony Limanni, Charles Brophy, joseph Piccolo, Robert Shea, james McGuire, Leo Pupillo, William McGuire, Peter Francis, Joseph Cattafe. Third row-Ellery Whitford, Carl Kieburg, Stanley Godomsky, Albert Dion, Clarence Vincent, Burton Wagner, Assistant Manager Eugene McKenna, Mr. Anthony Pupillo. TRACK First row-Daniel Souza, Eugene Amaral, Fred Hermes, Maurice Sherry, james Sherry, john Lombardo, Co-Captain Gerard Watts, Co-Captain Benjamin Helme, Co-Captain Harry jones, George Hallett, Walter Reid, Richard Vargas, Harold Sullivan. Second row-Manager James Leahy, john Lombardo, Robert Seidel, Edward Rivers, Clarence Vincent, Charles White, David Birtwistle, Albert Emilo, Donald Peabody, Alfred Sebastian, Anthony Blanda, Samuel Coombs, Coach Edmund Walker. Third row-Samuel Miceli, joseph Fuscaldo, Herbert Greeley, john Cusack, Neil McKenzie, james Nugro, Vincent Sullivan, Henry Sabastian, Charles Holland, jack Sammataro, Otto Wilhelm, Fourth row-Arthur Vincent, Edward Provost, Andrew Anderson, Varian Norman, Robert Bir- chall, George Chapman, John Sullivan, joseph Brustolon, james,Trant. Sixty 'lmv-...x'f3...,.. 11-A-1-.7f,,Q,J,,.r," 'I ,wif 1 ' v S-'e.sh-v-25 game L.,..r,M.4. n c'..n.,..Q. ul larva V H' Ppnhwev' 1 1...v1,m,- U-c Yuwfq Who? ll Wolf Reid "J ,N onzsj lghnqh Hnvcu ha. Wfanugzv' M! rks" LL B-xfdcn f-cf' gc nge. flow-en? I l. f ..Jf,, m- .n. , rHpvf1,If"ff'4..f!a.3 'Benv15 iam Ff ofbf-llav-A -Bniubuf' Our' Bunn, 'Do 7ht I uuche 1, Hwrml 'Y 'La Ps Go " B-JJ.3V.-Ac-M Char-, IL! Bur" Sic , r rr, , 'Engh SPNUJ IDHYX Leads fha XNAJ' ZQ lf5'CiZA,f b ,ffQf1 ' .rfwf M., ., 4, Q, 4 Am v w.v f w g i. k 1, 7wgjiS X af Y X X, ' w Q 4' " 9, W , 4, QQ ,. awww 'Z F M ly? 3,7 filfvwa 1 , wa mn 3, 2, WH A 1 N ,. t, . T.. . . 1. 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