Stoughton High School - Stotonian / Semaphore Yearbook (Stoughton, MA)

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Stoughton Historical Society P.O. Box 542 Stoughton, MA 02072-0542 A Magazine Published by the Students of Stoughton High School 1938 CONTENTS Page SENIOR CLASS ODE 2 FACULTY PICTURE 3 TO THE READERS 4 SEMAPHORE STAFF 5 SENIOR PICTURES AND WRITEUPS 6-14 SCHOOL NEWS The Year, Beginning — Ending 15-16 CLUBS 17 SENIOR CLASS OF 1938 18 HISTORY OF THE CLASS OF 1938 19-20 CLASS PROPHECY 21-25 CLASS WILL 26-27 SENIOR CLASS PLAY 28-29 POEM, Take It Easy 29 LITERARY IVhat ' s in a Run 30-31 An Ode to Happiness 31 Matter of Sentiment 32 Lifers Tapestry 32 Wings Across America 33 Good Luck Seniors 33 The Village Junky 34 EXCHANGES 35 ATHLETICS Football Picture 36 Bo s ' Basketball Picture 36 Football 37-38 Bo s ' Basketball 38-40 Baseball 40-41 Baseball Picture 41 Girls ' Field Hockcx Picture 42 Girls ' Basketball Picture 42 Girls ' Hockey 43 Girls ' Basketball 44 ADVERTISEMENTS 45-52 Senior Class Od Words by ' irginia Margaret Campbell Air: " Drink To Me Onl With Thine Exes. " Dear Stoughton High, we bid farewell To Thee we hold most dear. We take with us a mem ' r ' true To keep throughout the years. W ' e leave Thee now to go beyond ; The road of life ahead, That Thou hast made our aim and goal. To this we ' ve all been lead. We part with Thee, Dear Stoughton High To gain in greater height The message Thou conferred to us And placed within our light. As we go on. Thy yesteryears Of school life will impart Thy honor, faith : and love shall live Forever in our heart. Page Two nack Ro-c ' — Mr. Burke, Miss Donovan. Mr. Knowles, Miss Sullivan, Mr. O ' Leary, Miss Lyons, Mr. Crosby. Front RiW — Miss Arnold, Miss Murphy, Miss Clark, Mr. Randall, Miss Task, Miss Winship, Miss Neily. Faculty To the faculty members who have guided us for the past four years and manifested friendly interest and understanding we extend our thanks and sin- cere appreciation. Mr. Howard Randall Principal Miss Arnold Ejiglisii Mr. Burke Math. Miss Clark Commercial Mr. Crosby United States History IVIiss Neily English Miss Donovan Commercial Miss Enos Latin, Biology Mr. Knowles Science Miss Lyons Commercial Miss Murphy History Miss Sullivan English Miss Task French Miss Twombly Commercial, French Miss Winship Home Economics Page Three Top Row — Joseph Duggan, Russell Cunningham, Francis Crimmins. Joseph Neylon, Edward Daly. Second RoiK. ' — Annette Crane, Elizabeth Powers, Katherine Evans, Ilona Rafalko, Alma Burk, Bertha Landman, Barbara Daly. First Rozv — Annie Walent, Elizabeth Glover, Loretta Kennedy, Helen ' acoulis, ]Miss Ruth Xeily, Frances ] Iitkievicz, Natalie Stevens, Evelyn Rieser, Blanche Rowland. To the aders The present issue of the Semaphore yearbook marks the third year of this type of publication. The members have co-operated in an endeavor to create a book surpassing the past issues. Their success we leave to the judg- ment of our readers. This year coupled with a new yearbook and staff, we have a new adviser — Miss Ruth X eily, who has very ably assumed the position formerly held by Miss Dainty. The entire stafif and especially the Senior members wish to thank her for her understanding and guidance. Also our sincerest appreciation to Miss Christine Donovan for the important part she has played in the issuing of the four mimeograph copies. To artists William Ferreira and Stewart Fee, responsible for the sectional headings and cover design respectively, the entire staff is ver ' grateful. ' ith- out their help this issue would have been practically impossible. And to our readers — thank you for your support in the past, present, and, we hope, in the future. Page Four £7 Semaphore Stoughton High School Stoughton, Massachusetts The Editorial Staff of 1937-1938 Adviser Miss Ruth Neily Mditok-in-Ciiief Franjes Mitkievicz Assistant Helen ' acoulis Business Manager Charles Urciuoli Assistant Alma Burk Assistant Russell Cunningham Literary Co-editors Loretta Kennedy Elizabeth Powers Assistant Annette Crane Boys ' Sports Francis Crimmins Assistant Joseph Duggan Girls ' Sports Blanche Howland Assistant Natalie Stevens News Editor Virginia Campbell Senior Katherine Evans Junior Evelyn Rieser Sophomore Edward Daly Freshman Annie W ' alent Exchange ElizalDeth Glover Assistant Bertha Landman Alumni Barbara Daly Humor Joseph Neylon Art Ilona Rafalko Theodore Mitchell Page Five ELIZABETH AXDERSOX " Fair of face, iiobic of heart. " Ash Street must be noted for good-looking brunettes for Kliz- abeth is certainly a fine exnni- ple of feminine pulchritude. Where Mary ' s interests lay, there are Elizaht-th ' s also — reading, hiking, bicycling, ice and roller skating. Glee Club 1, 2. ROBERT AXDERSOX " A good face is the best let- ter of recommendation. " ■ ' Bob ' s " cheerful air and ready smile h s made him oni- of our most likeable class- mates. From the inexhaustil-h- supply of historical data ln- po sesses, we think " Bob " is destined to teach U. S. History. Senior Play Cast 4; Frenili Club 3. JEAX BAXTER " ]Ve leoiild not haz ' e her otherwise. " Jean, hailing fioni Xew York, joined us in our junior year. She has spread much laughter ■with her never ending fun and joking. With a voice as fine as her ' s her future is assured. Wf would judge that she is fond of chewing gum, niUvsic periods, and Saturday nights. DORIS BEARCE " All zee ask is to be let alone. " Doris has a sweet personal- ity under the cover of her quiet reserved manner. The fortunate few who have been honored with her friendship will tell you this. She has an ever-ready smile to give us In passing. Commercial Club 4. BERXICE BISBEE " The sight of yon is good for sore eyes. " " Bunny " has a charmng mih- and a grand sense of humor. In addition to her beauty she does very well at pounding a typewriter and shorthand notes. Her favorite pastime is walk- ing (not alone). Senior Play Committee. Com- mercial Club, Vice President, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Promenade Com- mittee 3, El.EAXOR BORGESOX " small proportions we just beauties see, and in short measure life may perfect be. " • " Peanut " as her name inipli s is of ;imall stature but is veiy active in school affairs. She is a commercial student and has film intentions of becoming a secretary. Here ' s hoping . ' ' ;he won ' t be sidetracked in her ambitions. Cominercial Club President; Senior Plav Cast 4: Glee CUib 1, 2, 4: Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Promenade Committee 3. MARY BUTTERALL good name is better to be desired than great riches " Mary always has a word of cheer for everyone. This along with her loyalty and good will has made her many friends. She and Margaret F. may be glimpsed hiking across S. H. S. Atliletic Field any morning . ' ilM.m four minutes to eight. ;it,. Club 1, 2, 3. MRGIXIA CAMPBEIT. " Gaiety is the .wuls ' health; — sadness its poison. " Drainatics, gardening, b acn wagoM nice c.othes, dancing — all these we associate with " Ginn ' a " , Although she is un- decided as to her life ' s work she plans to attend Wheaton College next fall. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Senior Plav cast 4: Semaphore 3, 4; French Club 2; Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2. MRGIXIA I. CAMPBELL " He that works and does a Poem, not that merely says one is zi ' orthy of tlie name of Poet! " " Gin " or as you wish " Red " , is the author of the class od e and in addition to being a poet is an accomplished actre,ss. The " M " in her name is very im- portant, standing for Margaret, Her charming personality and sinceritv will carrv her far. Glee Club 1. 2, 3. 4; Vice President 3, 4; Senior Play Com- mittee 4; Christmas Play 4; Dramatic Club 4. ERWIX CLIXE " Jl ' Iiat zeorry — and me so young! " We always thought Erwin a ciuiet retiring lad but besides a car he lists — philatelic ac- cumulations and angling for vertebrate animals with ser- manent gills in H-2-0 as a hob- by. Xow tell us in English, Erwin. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Page Six - 3r ELINOR CORBETT ' ' .Hack! There lies more peril in tlTuie eyes than fu ' enty of their szcords. " lOlinor — a iiieTiy smile and liiautiful, flashing-, dark eyes. Tiiis young lady is " Bunny I!i; bee ' .s b o s o ni friend and " Shippa ' s " heart throb. Dancing-, and .---pectator sport.s oceuj).. most of her sipare time. Clee Club 1, 3, 4; Pronu-n.-idc ( " nmmittee 3; Senior- Play Com- mittee, Office g-irl, Secretary of Commercial Club 4. HELEN CONNORS " I I appiitess and z ' irtitc rest upon each other. " Helen, who claims as far as we know, no nickname, is oui star hockey player. Being both iiuict and resei-ved, .her abilities .-ilong- other lines are seldom pul)licized. She is a good sport, a true fiiend, and an even tem- pered athlete. Hockev 1, 2, 3. 4: Senior T ' lav Csherette 4; Glee Club 1, 4. L.WVRENCE CORBETT mg pic We lie- Si:-; ' I ' u Ills Ills i r eolirtesY zcins women. I.aurii- " though not partak- iii many school activities has tity of outside interests — and don ' t mean only baseball! toils after school at " The n of the Flying Red Horse. " o notable characteristics are " toothi)aste ad " smile and crimson blush. Incidentall.v likc.s wliist and milk shakes. I ' R.VNCLS CRniAILXS ' 7 ' ;; not in the roll of eoni- mon men. " " Mike sing ' s tenor and writes U|) Boys ' Sports for us. He is -ci-y fond of basketball, l)ase- liall, and freshman girls. He says he wants to be an under- taker but we have oui- doubts. Basketball 2, 3, 4; Sem.-iiihore .■|, I; Clee Club 4. BARBARA DALY " n-av rc of her hair, for she e.veels all u ' ome)i in the inayie of her locks. " " Sis " of the flaming hair and (lancing feet is a most versatile senior, excelling in studies and ver.v active socially. She ' s de- cidedly athletically minded i. e. she enjoys watching " boys ' sports. Stockroom; Semaphore; Se- nior Bla.v Committee; Gradua- tion Committee 4; Prom Com- mittee; Dramatic Club; Fiench Club 3. DOROTHY DANFORTH ' ' High erected thoughts seat- ed in the heart of courte- sy. " " Dotty " , one of the stockroom duo was the ever-ettieient and accurate prompter of the senior play. A very popular lass she can usually be seen accompan- ied by " Peanuts " B. or biking or- hiking home to South Stough- ton. Commercial Club; Stockroom; Senior- Play Committee; Promp- ter - Senior I ' lay 4; Ring Com- mittee 3. ALBINA DERMNIS " She does naught but be- friend all " i ' ith the merrie twinkle of her eyes. " Instantly " Beansie ' s " twink- ling eyes and winning giggle make her- friends. She is a " high-minded " young lady with reading- and aviation as hob- bies. She can usually he seen doing- some much appreciated chaulTeuring for the Commer- cial group. Glee Club 1. 4; French CU ' 3; Commercial Club 4; Office Girl 3. RITA DREA " Reasons whole pleasure — ( joys of sense, Lie in three words — health, peace, and competence. " Our ver y " Romona " -like Rita, is an amibitious 4-H leader and at present, a waitress at the " Pat " . She is very popular with the stronger sex, but has man - girl friends too. We know that with her- ciuiet, friendly way she ' ll succeed in her- undertar. ings. 4-H Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1. JAAIES DYKEMAN " ( ' must not laugh at his oa ' U wliee.: e : A snuff bo.r has no right to )) snee::e. .iimmy of the devastating grin is never- very serious ex- cept whcr-( a certain hruriette is concerned. We don ' t know what his future plans are but at iir-esent he is one of the S. 1 " . M. boy.s. He is very fond of sleep, beach wagons and Billingham Sea. Glee Club 4; Basketball Man- ager 3; Ring Committee 3. ARTHUR ECCLESTONE " A ' Cvt 10 acquiring good friends the best acquisition is that of good books. " The dashing hero of our Se- nior- Play will long be remem- bered as a chemistr-y assistant and for his firie sciholastic rec- ord. We ' r-e all proud of Arthur ' s winriing- a five year- seholarshii) for Boston University. Glee Club 1, 2; French Club 2. 3; Dramatic Club; Senior Play Cast 4. Page Sez ' Oi KATHERINE E ' AXS " As- tJicrc a heart that music cannot melt? " While " Kay " has been veiy much occvipied during higrh i chool tihe .has found time tn pursue (among- other " things " ) her hobby of playing- the piano at which she is very proficient. Her flawless complexion is an- other outstanding characteris- tic. Glee Club 3. 4; Dramatic Club 3. 4: Christmas Play 4; Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Senior Play Committee; Gradu- ation Committee; Semaphore 4. A " ILLIAAr FERREIRA ; ( ; of heart find ui ' ujht of ' limb. " " Bill " , very talented along ar- tistic lines, is a grand athlete and Captain of the South Shore Basketball Champs. His likes include jackets, swimming, and hiii pal " Mike " . Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Captain 4; Football 3. 4; Art Club; Glee Club 2: Baseball 2. 3, 4. MARGARET FOSTER " The poetic element lyiuq hidden in most -a ' ODien is the source of their mag- netic attraction " Maggie " , one of our statliest and most attractive s-.-niors has gained renown for her hair- dressing proficiency. She intends to continue in this line after graduation. Canton seems to be preferred to Stoughton in her case. Senior Play Usherette; Gr.-id- iiation Committee 4; Glee Club 1. 2. FLORENCE GAY " Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society. " " Izzy " is noted for two things. First her infectious gig- gle, and second a certain in- terested party w-hose first ini- tial i,s C. She took the Home Economics course and will be long remembered for her des- criptions of such concoctions as spinach sandwiches. Senior Play Usherette 4; Hal- lowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Glee Club 1. EDNA GAYE " May I aki. ' ays have a heart superior, zvith economy suitable to m fortune. " Edna, one of our petite girls, has a set of lovely, sparkling teeth wjhich make her smile ir- resistible. Her skill as a hair- dresser is evidenced by her own shining locks. We ' re inclined to think her ambitions are do- mestic — but we don ' t wish to be quoted. Senior Play Usherette 4; Hal- lowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Glee Club 1. Page Eight -MARION GIBSON " There is a majesty in sim- plicity which is above the ijiiaintness of tcvY. " " Gibbie " , voted as possessing the most pleasing smile, is a worthy member of the class. She is a secretarial student but :ispires to be a .hairdresser. Music is her hobby and she can usually be seen carrying a vio- lin case. Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4; Orchestia 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club ' lARV GLENNON " I er hair -a ' as black as night Olid her e es li. ' cre starry bright. " Mary is a pretty petite brun- ette with a love for hiking, bi- cycling, roller skating as w as ice skating. " Betty " the other Ash Sti-eet brunette, shares her enthusiasm for such things and they are an insep- tiable twosome. Glee Club 1, 2. ELIZABETH GLOX ER " The word impossible is not in my dictionarx. " " Betsy " , Mr. Randall ' s very efficient secretary, may be seen reading novels at all times or pushing a bicycle up Pleasant Street hill. She plans to take a f . G. course. We ' ll all remep- her her for her splendid char- acterization of Mrs. Ware. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Senior flay Cast 4; Semaphore 4. AIELVIN GOLDBERG " Intellect, talent, and genius, like murder zi ' lll out. " " Maisihie " is one of the few who combine intellect, talent and humor, noted for his effi- lif-ney in all undertakings. Though he has no definite pla ' - for the futuie we are confident iif his success in any v enture. Senior Play Committee ' i • Ticket Seller 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 1. 2; Basketball 1; Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2. PATRICL GREENE " Enthusiasm and sponfaneify forever linked. " fc Mention " Pat " , and immedi- ately popularity, pep, and per- sistency come to mind. Exquis- ite taste in clothes, love of dancing, riding, swimming-, and dates mean " Pat " . Semaphore 1, 2; Dramatic Club 1, 2; Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Promenade Com- mittee; Ring Committee 3; Hock- ey Manager; Senior Play Ush- erette; Vice President 4. KAY GRUBENSKAS " 77a ' l mvcr of tliouyhi — . ' ( ' magic of tlic mind. " Kay i.-- the tall, blond chap who always knows the correct answers. Many feminine hearts have Muttered at the sight of his blue eyes and manly heisht. He poswsses a keen mind and appreciates the bettei- thingrs S. H. S. has to offer. DORIS GUAY little 11 on sense }!07 ' and thru is relished by the 7 ' isest men. " This newcomer to our lanks has made herself popular with everyone and especially the boys of the S. P. M. She has a keen sense of humor, soulful brown eycvS. and an intriguing- gig ' :;le. Her ambitions lie along seci-e- taria! lines — best of luck. Dor ' s Glee Cluto; Commercial Club 4. DONALD KELIJHER " ( cr no secret of success than liard work. " " Don " , another of the famous trig- clas.s, is our most tiavel ' ed member. He has crossed the country twice. In addition to travelling, his hobbies are skat- ing and photography. He is a ' - l eady a member of the National Guard Reserve. Glee Club 1, 2. 3, 4; 4-H Club 3. THOMAS HALLORAN " Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. " " Tommy " may not have made himself felt in the politics of the class, but he ' s been there just the same. Like his broth- er " Johnny " , he is both quiet and industrious. His hobbies in- clude sports in general but giv- en a catchers ' mitt " Tommy " can " burn up the diamond " . Ba.-eball 1, 2, 3. DANA HAMILTON " There ' s one proof of abil- ity — action. " " Bonsie " , our class poet is the originator of the Constitution of room 22. He is a stai- ath- lete, a surprisingly good danc- er, and a ladies ' man. He also does all right by his studies. Football 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1 2, 3, 4. KENNETH HILL " Whose zi ' orth ' s nnknozvn, thou h.s height be tiaken. " " Kenn.v " is one of our class ' s most accomplished practical jokers. The public presentation of his class dues in pennies will be long- remembered by ue. While he spends .some of his sii.-ire time liiliind a grocery louiiter, hi- has a definite yen for radio, fishing-, and smash- ing monopolies. Glee Club 3, 4. Tresident ; . rt Club: 4-H Club; Promenade Committee 3. (tLADYS HINCKLEY " From the ero7 ' n of her head to the sole of her (cot, she is all mirth. " Gladys is the env.v of all her classmates for her taste in c ' othes and her ajbility to wear them. She and Edna Gayc are an inseparable pair. Maybe its the Peiry Street - Perry Avenue atmosphere she likes. Graduation " nminittee; Senior I ' lay Usherette 4; Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2, BLANCHE HOW LAND " Good nature is the I ' cry air of a good mind. " Blanche — 59% inches of pep and personality which have made her an outstanding mem- ber of our class. She was the girl of a hundred men in " trig " class. However, Canada ' s the main attraction. S-niaphore; Cheerleader: Se- nior I ' lay Cast; Graduation I ' oinmittee 4; Vice President; I ' roni Committee 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4: Hockey 2, 3, 4; Or- chestra 1, 2, 3. 4; Office Girl 1; Honorary Woman ' s Club Mem- ber 4. RICHARD JOHNSON " A man he seetns of cheer- ful yesterdays and confi- dent tomorrozvs. " To Richard goes the laurels as class electrician. The Dra- matic Clirb will long- remember liim for the footlights he rig-g d uji for them. As it is, his on ' y p;i,-si(in is the radio work he I NOOK ' S in. Son i or Play Committee; Dra- matic Club 4; Art Club 2, 3; Moving Picture Operator 2, 3, 4. IRENE KABLIS " She -a ' as form of life and light. ' Renie " is a very gay and stylish member of our class and both designs and sews hei- own clothes. She has no definite Iilans foi- the future — but if she hitches her wagon to a star, .--ihe ' s sure to get there for she posse.sses brains as well as beaut V. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2; Senior Play Usherette 4 Page Nine MRGIXIA KASPER " More liable to give help than ask for it. " " Ginnie " , our clasp blonde, never ' -ay. ' much — except in the locker room. She i? seldom without her constant compan- ion, Nellie. She makes most of her own clothes and does an excellent job. Ulee Club 1. 4; Girls ' Basket- ball Manag-er 4. GEORGE KASUPSKIE " The mati that lox ' es and laughs m u s t s ii r e do well. " Georgre love.= to argue of. dog-s and fishing-. When not thus engagH-d he enjo.vs dancing: and playing his clarinet. He i. a good .-piiit and can take a joke even on him. ' ielf. Orch- tra 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee riub 1. JOHX KELLY " Xone but It i nisei f ean be his parallel. " " Johnnie " , or if you wish " Kelly " , is one of our smallr-r editions of wit and humoi ' . Hi- does work after schonl liour.-; in a local grocery. A caretrf-e, happy-go-lucky, good natured fellow like him is sure to i, t along anywhere. HEXRY AL LIXOSKY " To be of serz ' ice, ratiier tlian conspieitoiis. " Henry is a quiet, serious young man, but one of the gen- uinely liked persons of the school. While he is a man of few words in the Eng]i.i--h lan- guage, just wait untiLh- starts spouting any one of the oilier three lang:uages to hi oitdit — a veritable linguist! LORETTA KENNEDY " Iiad rather liavc a fool to make me nierrx than experience to make me sad. " ■Loretta gained fame this year for her green knitted suit. In addition to knitting, .=he is fond of reading, and S. M. L. S, P. meetings. Her application re- sides at Bridgewater and three years hence she ' ll be a perfect teacher. Semaphore 2, .3, 4; Drama ti ' ' Club .3. 4: French Club 2; Hal- lowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Senior Play Committee 4; 1-H Club 4. Page Ten PAUL KENNEDY " Fare thee a ' ell ! and if for- ez ' er, still forever fare thee z. ' cll. " A ' hen we think of Paul, M.-l- 111. money and the State Thea- tii ' come to mind. His frienrlly iiatui,- lias won for liim many friends both boys and girls. He ' ll go far in life, we ' re suie. Treasurer 3, 4; Ba.seball 1. 2, o, 4; Hallowe ' en Dance Commit- tee 2; Promenade Committee 3; Senior I ' lay Committee; uation Committee 4. L RY LYXCH " Good nature atid good sense are her companions. " Mary. better k n o w n as " Lynchie " , i.« fotid of dancing and attends all the school ' s so- cial functions. She is a loyal .-upporter of all S. H. S. ath- letic events. Her ambition is to be a secretary and ■ ' Lyiichie " will make a competent one. Commercial Club 4. PAUL LYSKO " Art needs no spur be ond itself. " . s ;i man of art and of the meat outdoor.-; (West Stougli- ton) F ' aul fills a very definite I lace in our class. He is thinl - iiig of taking hi. ' ; paints aii 1 brushes to art school where, if his paintings In the Senior 1 ' 1,-iy (did you notice them hangin.g on the inn wall?) are any in- dication, he ought to be very successful. Senior Play Committee 4, VILLL [ IcCOR IICK " A tozi ' n that can boast in- habitants like me can hai ' c no lack of good so- ciety. " " Scotty " is the dark-haired, regular " featured chap who never has much to say but is an attentive listener. When he does say something it is worth listening to. In spite of being so shy and unobtrusive " Bill " has many friends. We all wish him future success. JAXE : L RRON " She i ' as as good as she zvas fair. " Jane, a cute blonde miss, has decided leanings toward •-lil,.i]d " f the ' Pposite sex, i.f i-oui. ' ;e. Tennis, bicycling, and 4-H Club work has occupied much of her time for the pa. -t four vears. French Club 2, 3: Dramatic Club. Promenade Cominittee 3; Senior Play Committee 4. WTLLIA I McARDLE " Jokes arc the cayeune of eonsen-atio)!, and t h e salt of life. " " Red " has been very pronii- neiU in sL ' hool affai ' ---. On the . ' -■tag-e and In real life hi ' has phiyed many pai ' ts;;!iiif from country " hick " , arocei-y clerk, to dashing " romeo. He like.s all siports, espei ' ialU ' base- ba ll. Senior Play Cast, Graduation Committee 4; Promenade Com- mittee. Ring Committee, 3:Hal- lo vi ' ' en Dance Comniirti- ' - i; : Baseball Manager 2, 3; Ticket Seller 1. 2. JOHN HALLORAN " Nofhiiig is denied to well- d ' .rccted labor; nothing is e-irr to be attained K ' itli- oitt it. " Another quiet member in oui ' n ' !icl t has been .Johnny. All hi- interests. so he claims, la.v in the " gi-e.-it outdoors " . That ' s a-s it may be. Anyway, we like li ini. Baseball 3. T.EO McDERAIOTT man ' s -a ' orth is esti}nated in this zcorld according to his conduct. " Leo, our class president, is a daily drawing card at the Stale Theati-e. A " snappy " dresser and a really nice fellow, he can u.sually be seen counting- mon- ey — someone elses ' . " We are sure he will succeed in his chosen field — embalming or whatf ' ' i ' i ' it may be. ( " las.« I ' lesident 3, 4: Senior Tl;i. - Committee 4; Dramatic Club 3; Football 1; Assistant Baseball Manager 1. FRANCES MITKIEA ' ICZ " How far that little candle thro-a ' s its beams! " " Fiannie " of the rolling eyes, is one of the busiest member.s of onr class. Her likeable jier- sonality has made her iiopular with everyone. We know she will succeed in whatever career she chooses. Sem.aphore 2. 3, 4; Honoiarv Woman ' s Club Member 4; Dra- matic Clwb Secrelai-y 3; Prom- enade Committr,- 3: Hallowe ' en Dance Committee 2; Basketball 1; 4-H 2. 3. AL R(;UERITE MUELLER " My heart is true as steel. " " Margy " i ? another capable and energetic and willing 4-H li-.-Kb-r. She has innumerable id. and ideals and the .-ibilitv to use the.m to the best advan- tage. She designs and creat ' s all her own clothes and is extremely clevei ' at it. Mass. State is her goal. Cle.. Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Senior I ' lay Committee 4; 4-H ( " " lub 1. 2. 3, 4; French Club 2, 3; Dra- m.atic Club 2. ANNA O ' DONNELL " Let all things be done de- cently and in order. " Anna, voted our class busi- ness woman is headed places in the secretarial field. She ' na.s been Miss Donov.-in ' s light hand man and chief operator . n the good ship " Mimeogiaph " . She is a fiiendly well-liktd and ex- tremely valuable membe.- of our class. Clee Club .1, 2; Field Hockey Manager 3; Senior Play Com- mittee 4. OLGA PACEWICZ " Ni ' rjtness is the crowning grace of womanhood. " Rarely do we see Olga minu.s " Renie " or vice versa. Slie ' s noted for poli-s hed fing ' -m.iils and nice clothes. Her inier. sts are definitely out-of-town. We hear tliat (;)lga ' s headed for business school. L ' sherette at Senior Play 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2. HARRY PATTERSON " A mati ' s manners are a mir- ror, in which he slum ' s his likeness to the intel- ligent obseri ' cr. " Hari-y of the school-boy com- plexion is one of Miss Lyon ' s monied men. After school hour.? he labors in a downtown store. Both he and his special i)al " Bill " Z. specialize in automo- bile. - as hobbies. Best of laclv Harr. . in any future venture. I ' rom nade Committee 3. THELALV PERRY " Her air, tier manner, all z ' ho sa-n admired. " " Ti ' lie " DOSS, s.-e.s a very l eaut:ful skin that most of us: eii . She ' s noted for- both her l)aski Ih-ill ,-ind stencil cutting .i.bility. Her winsome snr- ' o- has nr.ide many ma.. culine hea ' ' _.s jial pi tate — especially Jimm v ' s. Basketball 2, 3, 4; Ring Corrr- niittee 3; Commercial Club 4. ANN PORCARO " The pleasure of loz ' c is in loving. " Anne has .sparkling eyes which show both her- gaiety and temiper. She doesn ' t have to worry about t)ie future for she ha- accepted the r in,g from the man. The t-lass of 1038 wishes you evei-.N hai)i)iness, Ann. Senior- I ' lay U.sherette 4. Page Eleven CAIA IX I ' ORTER " luwr argued with Betsy and Betsy lias argued 7cit i lite, and xir luwe deeided that we can nev- er agreed " Cashie " is the lad who keeps the cIm.-s from monotony by hi.s wiilicisms. Althouffh he not a six footer the girls claim his curls make up for it. School ac- tivities hold fli-st place with him. He lists no outside inter- ests but we have our doubls. Football Manager 3, 4; Bas- ketball 2. 3. 4; Baseball 1. 2, 3, 4; Assistant Manager 1, 2. SHIRLEY POWELL " 11 ' ho says in verse what of Iters say in prose. " Titian haired Shirley upholds the poetical element of our elates. In addition, she enjoys dancing- and hiking;. Beneath ' h ' v quiet exterior lies a sweet disposition and sinipl " charm. Commeicial Club 4. ELIZABETH POWERS " Charm strikes iJie sight but merit i ' ins the souls. " Biilliant. charmins " , and .-it- tractive " Liz " of the Lir.colu Zephyr will next year ,-idoij-i some college campus. " We don ' t know which one but wt- ' n- sur " she ' ll be as successful, sn.-iu; ' - and scholastically, there as she ' s been at S. H. S. Semaphore, Class Secretary, Honorary Woman ' s Club Meni- ber, Graduation Committee, Se- nior Play Committee 4; Prom- enade Committee 3; Dramatic Club, French Club 2, 3: 4-H Club 1, 2, 3, 4. ILOXA RAFALKO " .-hnbition is the spur ciiicJi makes man strugc Ie with destiny. " " Rona " . Jo of the Senior P ' a -, has the advantage of superior height and great ambitions. She has entered many fields during her four years. She is college bound with social work ns her goal. Senior Play Cast, Office Girl, Semaphore 4; 4-H Club 3 4- French Club 2, 3: Ring- Commit- tee, Dramatic Club 3; Hallow- e ' en Dance Committee 2; Girls ' Basketball 1. ' ALTER RAFALKO " Active minds are rarely melancholy. " " Checca " is an all-round ath- lete active in every sport — also member of the Exclusive Bach- elor Club of ' 38. Perhaps we ' ll hear from him sometime in the future as a leading football coach. Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 4; Senior Play Committee 4: Hallo-we ' en Dance Committee 2. Page Twelve EDITH RIESER " Lady w iose bright eyes rain influence and judge the price. " " Edie " , voted as possessing the most beautiful eyes in the class. possesses as well, a pleasing personality. You might almost list a certain " Billy " under her possessions. But we Won ' t. She intends to go iob- hunting in the commercial field after graduation — lots of luck, Edith. Commercial Cluib 4; Senior Play ( ommittee 4. STEWART ROACH " . niay have if they dare try, a glorious life. " " Stewie " is our sea-favin T farmer usually seen sailing about in his " Farm Eggs " car. That selfsame truck has proven to be a veritable " life savei " in many cases. We wish y, - ' calm weather and smooth s-i l- ing throughout life. " Stewie " . Senior I ' lay Committee, Oi: - matic Club 4; 4-H Cluib 1. 2. 4: Moving Picture Operator 2. 3. 4. AXXIE RO L X.SKY " Xofliing is rarer than real goodness. " - nnie (not Anne or Ann) is the tal ' . stat- ly 1-iss upon whom the heautv expert- demon- . trated correct make-up in our lun ' or year. She ' S one of our least boisteious Seniors but has ;i 1.11 ge circle of friends. We ' re Kiv i to understand that An- iii. much addicted to walkin- " . Gl.T Club 1; Senior Play X ' sherette 4. GEORGE RUBEL " Hold the fort! I am com- ing! " " Gi-gi " is a breezy fellow, always on the move. He en- .ioys hunting and fishing anr " a-sures us he ' s going to be a wiiod.-man. Here ' s hoping somt female marksman doesn ' t mis- take your auburn hair for new species of game biro, George. Promenade Committee 3 ; Ring Committee 3: Hallowe ' en Dance • ' ommittee 2. RUTH SNOW " A qirl of sunny disposi- tion " " Ruthie " the very lovely tall t,-i ff --haired lass is always smiling. She has a pair of danc- ing feet seen in action at our socials and during recess danc- ing. Hailing from South Stough- ton. she is fast friends with Mary G. and " Betty " A. Senior Plav Usherette 4: Glee Club 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2. BARBARA SPRAGL ' E " f is the tranquil people z ' lio accotnplish much. " If you should s ee a tall, blond, quiet secretarial student you ' ll recognize Barbara. Her t)ut.-i(l " interests are more nuni:i, u- tiian school activities. In sijit ■ of her quietni-. s she has a v. " rie circle of friends. Commercial Club, Treasurer 4; Glee Cluib 1, ' i, 4; French Club 3; Ollice Girl 4. EJ..1ZABETH STAPLES " Do it well or not at all. " " Betty " is right at home witli her knitting- and 4-H Club work. She has been active in many fields from athletico to dramatics. Whenever co-oiier.i- tion and dependafbility have been needed " Betty " has ac- quitted herself nobly. Senior Play Cast, Honorary W ' onum ' s Club Member, 4: Dra- matic Club 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 1 ' , 3, 4; !-H Club 1, 2. 3, 4; Class Secretary; Promenade Commit- tee 3; Basketball 1, 2; Hockey DOMINIC STATKUS " Be 7visely zvorldly, be not ■z ' orldly li- ' ise. " " Dom " , very tall, very blond, and very quiet, is the most re- served member of our class. We we could have become bet- ter acquainted with him during the four years ne has beenwiih us. We know, however, he en- joys the solitary sports of rish- ing, huntiiig ' , hiking-, ani .-kat- iiig. Glee Club 1. JOHN STONKUS " A niee unparticiilar man. " " Johnnie " , tall, blond, and ihandsome excels in all sports. He spend.s all his spare tim ' camping at Ames ' Pond. It ' s either the navy or college for " Johnnie " after graduation. Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Ba.seball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1. 3. 4: Class Treasurer 2; Hallow- e ' en nance Committee; Junior Prom Marshal. WILIJ.V.M TROWBRIDGE " Gardening, or husbandry, and li ' orking oii zvood, are liealthy recreations. " " Bill " , known for his experi- ments with old autos, and his camping " trips, hails from the Dt-,v Pond district. His hobbies include radio, photography, and stamps. However, he is defl- nittly " an outdoor man " with a liking- for g-ardening " , hunting; fishing, and collecting- odd specimens for Miss Enos. Glee Club 3, 4. BERNICE TUCKP:R " Fullness is always quiet: agitation will anszi ' cr for einptx vessels only. " 15ernice has been a quiet, but nevertheless well-l.iked. mem- ber of our class. She ha s been (ini- of those rarely lieard from iMisuns who constitute the I. K kbone of the organization. U ' Mintly we ' ve noticed some - ' MM iiil butterflying " tendencie.«!. S. nior Play Usherette; Com- mercial Club, 4; Glee Club 1. CHARLES URCIUOLI " The master looks sharpest to his own business. " " Charlie " has made himself ivHown as our class business man, not only as an ush ' r at the State theatre, but as one of Miss Lyons ' right-hand men. He is interested in all th " .sports and appreciates Park Street. Semaphore, Senior Play Com- mittee, Graduation Commilt- e, Ticket Seller. 4; Ring- ( ' ommit- ti- -, 1 ' mmenadi- ( " ommittce. Dra- matic Club 3; Hallowe ' en Dan.-e Committee 2; Football i, 2, 3. NELLIE WASILEWICH athlete through and through. " Xellie is noted for her uner- ring eye for basketball hoieis hockey g-oals, and Dana. Her witty remarks and antics h.-ive delighted Us for four years. V. ' e don ' t know what your futuri ' intentions are, Nellie, but best of luck. I?a.-ketball 1, 2. 3. 4, Captain 4; Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Clnl. 4; Cheerleader 4, ALFRED ■ELTON " Let ine haz ' e music dying and I seek no more de- light. " " W " , noted for his curly hair, is to be found at the piano er.cli music period. He is a deep thinker and an ardent radio fa p. Total assets equal — curly hair, musical and artistic talent, and l)leasing ' individuality. Glee Club 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Art Club 3, 4; 4-H Club 3, 4. RICHARD WELTON " The ladies call him szceet; The stairs, as he treads upon them, kiss his feet. " " Richie " , that handsome lad from the wilds of North Stough- ton, is the feminine popula- tion ' s heart throb number one. He has been one of our jiopular and socially active Se- niors. We think he ' ll be re- turning- for a P. G. (He has legitimate reasons.) Senior Play Cast 4; Prome- nade Committee, Baseball, Art Club 3; Dramatic Club, Gradua- tion Committee, 4; 4-H Club 2, 3, 4. Page Thirteen NORMAN YOUNG " Happy am I from care Vm free, JJ ' hy aren ' t they all eoiiteiitcd like me? " Xorman. that very distin- guished looking ' young man is full of .surprises. A certaii. blonde and his playing- on the sridiron were two examples. He is uncertain about his future luit we wish him success ir. whatever he attempts. Football 3. 4. WILLI A.M ZAISKR " Bashfithiess is more fre- cjiieiitly coimeeted Ti ' V i aooci sense than zeith ozrrassuraiiee. " Aithouffh " Bill " is seemin;?- iy quiet and unaesumintr. hi.- friends as well as his eng ag--- ing- .- mile attest the fact that li. is a ver lilveable g:entlem-in. Kver willing- to lend a help- ing hand he is noted foi- his chauffeuring. From the assort- ment of cars which " Bill " has parked in the S. H. S. itudent parking space, we know he is to be an automobile aealer. JOHN ZUMAS " Cans ' t thou thunder with a z ' oiee like him. " " Johnny " is the big hu -ky fellow who plays football, sings bass, drives a car and boihers " Billy " Mitchell. He is very good natured and works after school at the local Texaco .stfi- tion. Senior Play Committee 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2. EDWARD DUNN " 11 ' hat ezrr he did zuas done z nth so much ease. " Edward Major was one of our football heroes and has car- ried Stoughton through many a successful game. He is verv much interested in athletics of all types and aspires to be a coach. Football 1. 2, 3: Baseball 1. 2; Ba-sketball 1, 2; Glee Club 1. ROBERT HOW ES " A bachelor ' s life is a splen- did breakfast, a tolerably flat dinner, and a most niserable supper. " " Bob " is our humorist whose dry wit enlivens any class. He heads the bachelor ' s club and though he does not " trip the light fantastic " he is many a girl ' s se ' cret heart beat. He is a " Liuckv Teter " fan. Glee Club 1, 2. W ILLIAM MITCHELL " Strong reasons make strong actions. " Bill did an excellent job as the wise-cracking salesman in the Senior Play. In real life he has a ready wit and plenty of enthusiasm. He excels on the dance floor and has danced his way into many a maiden ' s heart. Senior Play Cast 4; Gradua- tion Committee 4; Semaphore 1. E " ELYN LaFR.VNCE " Silence is more eloquoit than Zi. ' ords. " " Evie " , small, dark, and de- cidedly cute is yuite a heart- breaker. However as in every- thing else she is very quiet about it. Vhen ever you see " Evie " you are sure to see Helen. Glee Club 3, 4. LORETTA LE A ' " A quiet mi)id is richer than a crozm. " Loretta is appreciated by her friends for her calmness and sereneness of disposition. As a freshman she was a member of the Glee Club; her senior year was occupied with the Commer- cial Club and Senior Play ush- ering. Glee Club 1; Commercial Club 4. JOHN FULLERTON " Harmless mirth is the best cordial against the con- sumption of the spirit. " Johnny ' s looks are very de- ceiving. One would take him to be meek and mild while in fact he is original, clever, and quite a ladies ' man. His hobby is boat-building. Perhaps it will come to something. Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Page Fourteen The Year, Beginning - - - Ending The first ini])ortant event of the year was the annual e ' .ection of class ofificers. The seniors had a tie for secretary and had to vote over. After the balloting was com])lete the votes were counted and the following results were announced : SENIOR CLASS President Leo McDermott I " ice President Patricia (ireene Secretary Elizabeth Powers Treasurer Paul Kennedy JUNIOR CLASS President Stewart Fee Vice President Dorothy Kell Secretary Helen " acoulis Treasurer Joseph Danahy SOPHOMORE CLASS President Richard Bachelder I ' ice President Mary Zumas Secretary Frances Russo Treasurer Robert Crevola Freshman representatives selected were Annie Walent and Robert Corbett. After elections w ere over the school settled down to work. At this time sports were beginning to give their call, and in answer to it, many joined their respective play. The Hockey Team and Football Squad crowned their activities with an exceedingly successful year. Page Fifteen School News ( Continued) The first social event to mark the calender was the Sophomore Hallowe ' en Dance { some of us are beginning to think this is an event for the sophomores to celebrate their becoming upper-classmen) but we all know that the calender shall stay marked in memory of this successful social. The usual clubs were formed by this time and as before they had taken their toll of activity-loving people. The Commercial Club staged a very successful 7th period dance. Xext to show its colors was the Dramatic Club in its Armistice Day Program. The school was surprised and not a little awed to realize they had in their group such grand talent. Later the Dramatic Club again came to the top with its annual Christmas Play which again proved our supply of actors and actresses. About this time, the Semaphore Stafif entertained the Southeastern Massa- chusetts League of School Publications. A detailed account of the meeting will be found elsewhere in this issue. W ' e wish at this time to express our special appreciation to Air. Carlton Guild for his fine League leadership and to Mr. Robert E. Riordan of the Brockton Enterprise for his excellent talk. Next to take the limelight in school life was the annual Senior Class Play. A remarkable, entertaining, and amusing mystery comedy, " Lady Lilac " . From this representation one need not envy Hollywood for talent, just look at the Senior Play Cast. As time marched on, the Freshmen made their debut in the now customary- Freshman Dance. The Freshmen might have been " green " in some things but thev certainlv knew how to produce a successful dance. At this time the Semaphore Stafif attended a very pleasant and enjoyable League meeting at Weymouth. It w as the last meeting of the school year. Evelyn Rieser of Stoughton was elected Corresponding Secretary of the League for the coming year. Xext to take the stage was the unusual dance staged by the Dramatic Club. This affair was typed as an afternoon Tea Dance beginning at 3 P. M. and ending at 6 P. ] L It was enjoyed and appreciated by all who attended. Last but by no means least the week of Commencement approaches rapidly. And as this week draws near another class shall depart through the doors of Stoughton High School and with them shall go our sincere wishes and best luck for their future. Page Sixteen Clubs DRAMATIC CLUB— This year the Dramatic Ckil) has been very active. After knee-shaking tryouts the members were chosen, and at the first meeting, Alfred W ' ekon was elected president. Norma Gebhardt, vice president; Elizabeth Stap ' es, secretary ; and Margy Quill, treasurer. An Armistice Day Play suc- cessfully given was followed by the Christmas Play. Footlights for the stage were constructed by Richard Johnson, Stewart Roach, and Arthur Ecclestone, with the proceeds of the New Year Dance. More talent was discovered in the event of the Radio Play presented over Station WAAB. A new idea in the tea dance was run to establish a fund for more electrical equipment. As a climax, the Dramatic Club will take part in Class Day. ART CLUB — The art club under the careful instruction and guidance of Miss I lovitz produced exceptional pieces of work. The year began with the fascinating task of designing colorful front covers for portfolios in which to kee]) the term ' s work. Modernistic posters were made advertising the Exposition and awards were given to each and every participant. Instruction was given in pen and ink, pencil, modeling, watercolors and perspective. The present members prove to be talented in the field of art and enjoy working as a hobby and perhaps someday not too far distant, professionally. GLEE CLUB — " We, the mem1)ers of the combined Glee Clubs wish to thank Miss Goeres for her very able supervision and spirit of good fellowship with which she inspired us. Next year we hope that this organization will con- tinue its popularity by having its enrollment greater than this year ' s quota of one hundred and fifteen. " — Kenneth Hill, president of the Boys ' Glee Club. The Girls ' Glee Club of a very large membership was headed by Elizabeth Staples as president and ' irginia Margaret Campbell as vice-president. The glee clubs sang " Old Black Joe " and the " Blue Danube " Exposition night. According to the established tradition, the combined clubs will take an active and important part in the Class Day exercises during Commencement Week. COMMERCIAL CLUB— As the Commercial Club entered into its second year, the senior girls started off in high spirits which have increased with the months. The club has proved an excellent place wherein the diffident person could " find " herself. Their contact with others and their participation in the activities of the club : taking part in sketches, preparing games, and serving re- freshments will be of inestimable value to them. Under the supervision of Miss Donovan the following officers presided : President, Eleanor Borgeson ; Vice- President, Bernice Bisbee ; Secretary, Elinor Cobbett ; Treasurer, Barbara Sprague. They have made many worth while visits to local business establish- ments, telephone exchanges, and Dedham Court. They sincerely hope that the members of next year ' s club will enjoy themselves and receive all the benefits they have. Page Seventeen Page Eighteen History of the Class of 1938 1934- 1935 The year 1934 will go down in the annals of history as the entrance date of one of the most promising classes ever to timidly knock on the hallowed i)ortals of the Stoughton High School. W e astounded even the dignified seniors with our versatility. In scholarship and athletics we excelled. The orcliestra benefited greatly with the additions of several talented musicians, while many more vocalists swelled the choruses of the Glee Clubs. Some of our number were admitted to work in the Principal ' s Office and to positions of star reporters on the " Semaphore " . While credit must be given to our " news hounds " , the fact that we made headlines undoubtedly is accounted for by our attendance at various functions where we excelled with our many social graces, and by our general enthusiasm and accomplishments. 1935- I936 Early one September dawn (we had to come to school at 8:00 this year) we entered the ranks as Sophomores. The title created us upperclassmen, a distinction much looked forward to in our first " green " year. Class elections made Clarence White, president ; Madeline Carrara, vice president ; Betty Staples, secretary ; and after straightening up a " slight " mixup, John Stonkus became treasurer. At this point we could well be given the name " joiners " . No club was lacking in Sophomores. We continued to be outstanding in athletics and our honor roll reached one of its highest peaks. The presence of dramatic talent among members was displayed at several Dramatic Club performances. Not only could we boast of being socially-minded when it came to attending numerous affairs but we distinguished ourselves by conducting a most successful social — known as the annual Hallowe ' en Dance. The season ' s end found us very much out of breath, anticipating the rush of the following year and a most enjoyable Easter dance. 1936- 1937 The first and most important e ent this year was perhaps the election of the officers who were to represent our class at the Prom and at graduation. Teo McDermott was elected President : Blanche Howland, Vice-President : Paul Kennedy, Treasurer ; and Betty Staples, Secretary. Our representation in clubs excelled even that of the seniors. The Art Club, Glee Club, French Club, and Commercial Club were all filled to capacity. Beside figuring prominently in athletics and scholarship, we had many of our number working in the library, office, and stock-room. After our rings were chosen in the early months of the year. Prom worries soon arose : however our worries seemed futile after results showed that we put over one of the most successful Proms ever en- joyed in the history of the school. Another small dance followed and in this instance, too, we found success. At Senior Class Day exercises four of our young lady members were honored by being created honorary members of the Stoughton Woman ' s Club for their outstanding activities during their three years at Stoughton High. This cycle of events terminated our Junior year and there was but one year left for our activities in Stoughton High, Page Nineteen Class History i Continued) 1937-1938 The culmination of four outstanding years was attained in the cHmaxing achievements of our Senior vear. Our student government was intrusted to the capable hands of Leo McDermott, president: Patricia Greene, vice-president: Elizabeth Powers, sec- retary : Patil Kennedy, treasurer. Never has there been such an eventful year in sports. The football team, the greater i)art composed of Seniors, met with marked success. So much so that many of the boys are being considered as college football material. How- ever the triimiphant finish of the Boys ' Basketball season eclipsed all other athletic events. Credited with not even a slim chance of winning, the team (all Seniors but one) emerged the champions of Class A division in the South Shore Basketball Tournament. This was the first time such an honor was brought to Stoughton High. The girls ' athletic teams, led by energetic seniors, carried on their brilliant traditions. Girls ' Basketball, with the exception of two close losses, had a victorious season. W ith the score of an imdefeated season, the Girls ' Hockey team had an enviable record. In the larch-April term, Mr. Randall ' s oft-repeated, but never before fulfilled, wish that the honor roll would " break 100 " was achieved. W hile the other three classes were among this nimiber, we Seniors take pride in the fact that our, by no means small, part speaks for our scholastic ability, and that it was in our last year this goal was attained. In spite of the great loss suffered at the crucial moment bv the absence of Miss Arnold and ]Miss Xeily, the Senior Play, " Lady Lilac " , was declared a decided dramatic success, affording an opportunity for many seasoned actors and actresses to give their usual fine performances and bringing to light several hitherto " unknowns " . It was moreover a " howling box-office hit " . Laurels should be given to the Production Staff " , and especiallv the Business Committee, who were responsible for the most successful play financially in years. We Seniors continued to invade and lead in the realms of musical genius, the Orchestra and Glee Club : of artistic talent, the Art Club : of Thespian suc- cess, the Dramatic Club : of exectitive ability, work in the Principal ' s Office and Library : of business foresight, the Commercial Club : literary accomplishment, the " Semaphore " (which unearthed several Seniors with a flair for poetry), not to mention the scientific concoctions of the " mad Senior scientists " in the " Lab " . With the co-operation of the faculty-, the " Semaphore " staff, largely made up of Seniors, was host to the Southeastern Massachusetts League of School Publications at its !March meeting. Although the halls of the S. H. S. have not echoed with the ncAvs hounds reports for several years, the meeting was acclaimed the most friendly and worthwhile ever attended. Our regular attendance at all the social functions undoubtedly accounts for the brilliant success of such affairs. Our enthusiasm and agggressiveness are further demonstrated by the unusually large number of " limousines " in the student parking lot. With their past experiences, each driver could easily qualify for the taxi business. Xow that the actual end of our days at Stoughton High School is fast approaching, a pang of remorse is experienced at the thought of forever leaving our school as undergraduates. However, we abandon the Stoughton High School with pleasant memories for future years and fortified with the motto, " Dedicated to Citizenship " . Page Twenty Class Prophecy Through the mystic eye of poetry Let ' s glimpse afar and near To find out where they all are now Those pals of yesteryears. Ilona Rafalko Buried in pamphlets and catalogues Ilona ponders on If she doesn ' t make her mind up soon The colleges will all be gone. Ruth Snow Wedding bells will chime we hear Before the cold winds blow, The lucky girl who ' ll be the bride Is none but our Ruth Snow. William Zaiser Down in a garage on Porter Street He tinkers day and night, Covered with grease and dirty oil Bill Zaiser is quite a sight. John Stonkus Charlie Atlas got too old To carry on alone, So " Stonkie " supplies the muscles now As well as flesh and bone. Jean Baxter The music plays, the curtains part. And on the stage comes Jean, A clear contralto sweeps the air, Of opera she ' s the queen. Francis Crimmins Black tails, tie, and tall hat reveal A chap of height and calm, F. T. Crimmins (We call him Mike) His job is to embalm. Robert Howes Come one, come all, it ' s Brockton Fair Around the track in speed Zooms tearing " Lucky Teter Howes " Fach race to take the lead. Margaret Foster A brilliant sign makes note of her Renowned now is her name Famous beautician Margaret LaFoster is the same. Lawrence Corbett In ' 38 he ran but one But now the number ' s more Here he has ten gas stations With " Corbett " on the door. Annie Romanskv Annie Romansky is quite a cook The food she makes is tasty. Small wonder it is that after meals, Boys with proposals are hasty. Leo McDermott and Norman Young Leo McDermott killed Norman Young With a terrifying haymaker. The reason is ob ious if you but know, Leo ' s an undertaker. Charles Urciuoli With a little white light he guides us on From place to place in the dark. For " Charlie " isn ' t an usher still. But an accountant out on a lark. John Fullerton Each holiday he heads the troops A whistle in his mouth. It ' s Fullerton ' s brown clad figure The leader of the scouts. Barbara Daly Her titian hair is her bulwark Her locks are revenue, Sis ' s fortune has been made in ads For a well-known shampoo. Richakd Johnson W hen tuning in you get static Blaring forth on the air. You ' ll recognize Johnson ' s stations For radio is his flair. Page T%venty-on.e Class Prophecy ( Continued) Dorothy Danforth Dottie was the stock room girl Who labored long, and hard, too. o v Miss Danforth ' s back at school, Showing them what to do. SiHRLEV Powell Shirley Powell is writing a book Of reputed world wide fame We wish her the very best of luck For " S. H. S. " is its name. Kay Grlbexskas Mr. Grubenskas in tall hat Swinging a dapper cane Is an orator of great note, As such has made a name. Thomas and John Halloran In days ago, they used their bikes As boys they were busy. Now the Halloran brothers ride In cars, an old lizzy. George Kasupski Kasupski and his clarinet Have got Ted Lewis beat, For when he plays those ragtime blues You can ' t control your feet. ' iRGixiA Campbell There is a new bus running now From the high school to the square The driver is familiar though, " Ginny " Campbell collects the fares. Albena Dervixl and Doris Guay Marion Gibson On leaving school these two did seek, Fritz Kriesler has a rival too, A typist ' s job each day One of our Stoughton girls, ow here they are — Albena and, Marion Gibson is her name Her friend. Miss Doris Guav. And how the bow she twirls. William Trowbridge " Billy " Trowbridge is in the dark Developing pictures still, Purdy ' s after his neck ' tis said Look out there, handsome Bill. LoRETTA Kennedy With winsome wiles put to good use Loretta won her man. With faster means than wiles, she up And off to Reno ran. Elizabeth Glover " Betsy " Glover is writing hard But about her topic she ' s wary We can guess that it is just Another dictionarv. Irene Kablis and Olga Pacewicz Irene and Olga are emploved By M. G. M. we see. Actresses sport their dress designs ' hat a life theirs must be. Kenneth Hill Little " Kenny " Hill receives On his radio set Some of the sweetest messages All from Doris, I ' ll bet. Evelyn La France She smiles and smiles all day and night From magazines to us Yes, Eve. La France is now the ad For all those tooth paste stuffs. William Mitchell " Billy " Mitchell still does flirt With all the girls he sees But that ' s his business now you know Selling E-Z-Freeze. Stewart Roach and Arthur Ecclestone Stewart Roach is the first mate On the good ship Lollypops Of all his crew there is no doubt That Arthur Ecclestone is the tops. Page Tzvcnty-two Class Prophecy (Continued) Bernice Tucker and Loretta Levy Bernice Tucker and Loretta Levy My, how they have changed ! Instead of fooHng in the Hbrary now They, the books arrange. Walter Rafalko Mr. Burke has given way To another football coach, The name vou guessed at first was right It ' s " Checca " Rafalko— not Roach. William McCormick and Dominic Statkus William McCormick and Dominic Statkus Got together one night, The result — a book telling how To keep Cjuiet and out of sight. Virginia Kasper " Ginny " Kasper has won out She ' s got her man at last Poor Kay has to toe the line His gigolo days are past. John Zumas John Zumas ' throaty baritone Is heard from coast to coast. Though crowds of fans run after him His accjuaintance we can boast. Will iam McArdle He was once the fighting " Battler " With the fair sex seen Now McArdle ' s the screen ' s new lover And every ladies ' dream. Bernice Bisbee Her face adorns each magazine Her features are well-known, Bernice Bisbee is a model Whose fame of face has grown. Edith Rieser Edith Rieser is still at home She lives a life of ease. The reason she is being true, Is a boy in the C. C. C. ' s. Calvin Porter Calvin Porter still holds out Immune to all the girls, A bachelor he ' s doomed to be And with such lovely curls. William Ferreira An artist there is whom We ' re all proud to claim William Ferreira you ' ve guessed Is his name. Jane Marron Dorothy Dix has now passed on But her column lives forever ; Jane Marron writes those articles Towards which we all endeavor. George Rubel No longer mothers name their sons After Clark Gable The reason movie fans all know Is red-head George Rubel. Marguerite Mueller One teacher in the Jr. High Is quite well known to us For Margy took her mother ' s place As an authority on tucks. Frances Mitkievicz His world-wide syndicate Wm. Randolph Hearst has willed Frannie M. was the lucky girl ' ou can bet your boots she ' s thrilled. Barbara Sprague Barbara Sprague is back again In good old S. H. S. P. G. courses are just a blind The real reason we ' ll let you guess. Harry Patterson The craze for big apple now is o ' er The Virginia Reel ' s what ' s done, The barker at the old town hall Is Harry Patterson. Page Twenty-thr Class Prophecy i continued) Elizabeth Powers A dean to rule the ladies fair, ' Tis rumored ' assar seeks " Lizzie " Powers will have the job E ' er the end of two more weeks. Helex Evans " Kav " Evans plays the piano now, She fills the ether waves With songs of moons and Junes Sending her " Billy " into raves. Anna O ' Doxxell Anna O ' Donnell we hear tell By Burdett ' s has been claimed As their queen of secretaries The goal for which she aimed. ] Iarv Eyxch Mary Lynch, that quiet lass Is back in Stoughton High. As history teacher she ' s quite a hit, Xo doubt you all know why. Rita Drea Come all, attend the cooking school To learn the artist ' s way ' Mid cakes and pies in shining white, By hostess Rita Drea. XeLLTE ' ASILEWICn " Babe " Didrickson has lost her crown. As all-round queen of sport Xellie holds the lime-light now ' ith ribbons of all sorts. James Dvkeman We know him as Mr. Dykeman His place in life is fair, From home he did not roam, Of Stoughton he is mayor. TiTELMA Perry Thelma was a secretary To a handsome boss. But since the marriage things have changed, And he is at a loss. Daxa Hamiltox . famous athlete we saw wed ' Mid bells and cheers and din X ' ow poor Dana is in training Dodging the rolling pin. Edxa Gave axd Florexce Gay In two rose covered cottages Adorned in aprons white. The former Edna and Florence Gay(e) X ' ow each is someone ' s wife. Gladys Hixckley On the stage there floats a lady Out to charm the laddies. Behind the large and floating fan There hides little Gladys. JoHX Kelley Kelley is a business man. ' hen finances are low He hires a large company and Puts on a Broadwav show. Edward Duxxe Sailing, sailing over the main In a ship of great ton, Attired in white trousers and cap. Sails the mighty tar — Dunne. ] Ielvix Goldberg Clad in his robe and mortar board Melvin Goldberg is seen Harvard ' s president he was made A learned man he ' s been. Alfred axd Richard Welton The ' elton boys are famous now They ' re known the world-wide o ' er. While " Richie " holds the music up His brother (Alfred) plays the score. Robert Axderson Encore ! They shout for Anderson, The critics Bob acclaim. As Greta Garbo ' s protege The road has led to fame. Page Tzi ' enty-four Class Prophecy (Continued) Donald Kelliher Of all the boys of our old class He did escape the noose, It ' s Mr. Kelliher who is Fancy free and footloose. Paul Kennedy When ou dri e down to Washington Hire a tall young guide Paul Kennedy will show you All the places with pride. Doris Bearce and Elinor Cobbett Two lone figures walk slowly by, With shawls and canes they pass, They ' re Misses Bearce and Cobbett Found in the old maids class. Elizabeth Anderson and Mary Glennon Though in a far off hospital They work hard all the day Nurse Mary G. and ' l.izbeth A. Get very little pay. ' iRGrNi M. Campbell A lady of varied interests Composing, acting too The stars proclaim Virginia M. A happy lot she drew. M Rv Butterall Models from Paris we are shown In her deluxe dress shop Of laces, silks, and many more Mary B. is the Prop. Erwin Cline Before the train comes in to stop He ' s always there on time Stoughton ' s new taxi service here Is run by Erwin Cline. Helen Connors Each morn in shining white she ' s there Pushing a baby ' s pram With her chores done Miss Connors comes Home in the English tram. Henky Malinosky Malinosky ' s in the business Of advertising too He ' s the head of steamship lines Without him they couldn ' t do. Pal ' l Lysko Attired in smock with pallette near Lysko ' s art ' s unveiled Though met with many misfortunes Through years his art ' s prevailed. Blanche Howland Once in athletics Blanche was tops As good as any boy. She gave it up for married bliss With her Canadian — Roy. Patricia Greene " Patty " Greene is working hard As a dancer on the stage, No wonder, her hubby doesn ' t mind She earns a four figure wage. Elizabeth Staples Our " Betty " is a champion Of all the household arts, She sews and knits and cooks Men seek her from all parts. Eleanor Borgeson Strange things have come to pass Eleanor B. now stands Six feet, one inch tall Singing with the famous bands. Ann Porcaro Back in ' 38 Ann was wed Today she is married still To the self -same lad who won her heart His love time didn ' t kill. Page Tivcnty-f Class Will Last Will and Testament: ' e, the class of 1938, upon a completion of a four year voyage on the good ship, " Stoughton High School, " and realizing the uncertainty of our futures do hereby formulate this last will and testament: " JOHXXY " STONKUS leaves his athletic prowess, his wav with women, and his big feet to " TUCK " TOOMEY with hopes. " SIS " DALY and " DOT " DAXFORTH leave the dust of the stock- room to the care of MARJORIE QUILL and HELEN WILLIS wishing they would sweep it up. ALFRED " ELTOX leaves his tickling of the ivories every music period to RUTH XE ' MAX with the fervent plea that eventually the piano will be tuned. " STEWIE " ROACH bequeaths his bus and taxi service to " ' ALLA " COFFEE who is doing O. K. right now. " BETSY " GLOVER prays that AXXETTE CRANE will eventually un- derstand the bell system with the help and guidance of HELEN VACOULIS. HELEN EVANS and " BILL " MITCHELL leave their everlasting qtiar- rels to PRISCILLA WHITTEMORE and HAROLD FEE, " BILL " FER- REIRA wills his love life to " BOB " SMALL who has no need of it. lEAN BAXTER leaves her vocaHzing to ETTA JANARO and NATALIE KELLE. " IZZY " GAY leaves her 9:45 sneeze to EMILY GLO ' ER whose watch is not running. Our inseparable twosomes, ELIZABETH ANDERSON and MARY GLEXXOX, and EDXA GAVE and GLADYS HINCKLEY bestow their trials and tribulations uixjn HAZEL HINDS and RUTH CUNNINGHAM. " JOHNNY " ZUMAS wills his physique to " BILLY " SYNKOVICH on the condition that he use it effectively against Canton High next year. " MARGY " FOSTER passes on her bunk in historv f given to her in last year ' s will) to " BOB " BUCKLEY. " KAY " E ' ANS leaves her witty remarks and sarcasm to CATHERINE CASSIDY. " GASHIE " PORTER leaves his curls and womanless state to " BUTCH " GRIGAS. ERWIN CLINE leaves some weight to ANNIE SELANSKY. The dimpled members of the class of 1938 give their " beauteous depressions " to MRGIXIA BURT. LORETTA KENNEDY wills her geometric difficulties to ANNIE WALENT. Page Twenty-six Class Will (Continued) ILONA RAFALKO leaves her college pamphlets to the school library. " MTKE " CRIMMINS gladly donates his freshmen flames to HARRY PHILLIPS. HARRY PATTERSON wills his school boy complexion to JOHNNY O ' HARE. " PAT " GREENE leaves her many dates to NANCY LACR ' ITA. The WELTON BROTHERS, VIRGINIA CAMPBELL, both " M " and without, leave their dramatic talent to NATALIE STEVENS. " GINNY " KASPER bestows her blond tresses upon LOUISE WAS- ILUNAS. RITA DREA bestows her big, brown eyes upon JONATHAN CADDELL. " MAISHIE " GOLDBERG wills the " last mile " for honor roll certificates to BERTHA LANDMAN. DORIS GUAY, " KENNY " HILL, " RED " McARDLE, AND " BOB " HOWES leave their wisecracks and quips to JAMES JOSEPH DONAHUE. " BONES " HAMILTON honors BUDDY DANAHY with his title of " Best Dancer " . JIMMY DYKEMAN leaves his unruly hair to HARRY WETZEL. SHIRLEY POWELL wills her verse writing to " CONNIE " BURRILL. ELIZABETH POWERS and JANE MARRON bestow their bulging note- books upon VIRGINIA POWERS and ELLEN MARRON respectively. IRENE KABLIS gives to NORMA GEBHARDT her style and artistic ability. ANNA O ' DONNELL leaves to some unfortunate junior a heap of stencils and a bottle of varnish. " MARGY " MUELLER wills her dressmaking ability to ELSIE HAGEL- STEIN. THE SENIOR CLASS leaves to the JUNIOR CLASS fond memories of S. H. S. " FRANNIE " MITKIEVICZ leaves " JERRY " CHAPMAN unhappy. In witness whereof are ascribed the names of eighty-nine passengers. THE CLASS OF 1938 HOWARD R. RANDALL, CAPTAIN THE FACULTY, CREW Page Twenty-seven Class Play ' ' Lady Lilac ' ' Notice: Senior Class Piay Tryoiits ai 1 :30 Today. That ' s how one of the highlights of the Senior Year began. . After weeks of intensive training on the part of !Miss Arnold to make us actors, we had an unfortunate interruption. Our coach Miss Arnold and liss Neil}-, in charge of properties, were injured in an automobile accident, but the Senior Class were favored by fortune in being able to secure IMr. Joseph Celi, Miss Clark, and Miss Nelson for the further production of the play. The three act drama was the story of two murders and the mysterious person of Lady Lilac, which all was unraveled by Miss Smith, a female Sher- lock Holmes, ably assisted by the hotel clerk. Lilac Lake Inn, which is near the Canadian border in a remote part of Maine,, was the scene of false convictions for the village constable, love affairs by th " dozens, missing liver pills, and a " fresh " traveling salesman who pro- vided the comedv very ably. ] Iiss Smith, the detective, was played by Mrginia Campbell. Arthur Ecclestone, as the hotel clerk, eagerly offered his suggestions as to the sex of the murderer, but only succeeded in falling in love with ] Iaybelle Slas- on, eighteen years old, a very charming reporter, played by Eleanor Borgeson. Mr. " Heigho Hi " Periwinkle, alias A ' illiam ( Miistle ' ) McArdle, did a ter- rible lot of suspecting and just never could seem to get around to arresting anj ' one. on a legitimate cause. " Gentlemen ! Allow me to introduce Hathaway ' s Harmless Habit Cures. " Announcing Mr. A ' illiam Mitchell who very ably enacted the part of a breezy, rather eli — you know the type — salesman, who talked his way swiftly into trouble and more swiftly out of it. But sadly Blanche Howland, in the role of Dorothy W ' ingate, really the murdered man ' s sister, caught up with him, and that was the last of Nlr. Hathaway. Yon can all remember that final handshake that took place between these two. Betsy Glover, as wealthy ]vlrs. Ware, mother of laybelle Mason, presented a humorously pathetic picture amidst her woes of missing liver medicine, lor- gnette, and daughter. Speedy, a slow-moving country boy with shoes too big for his feet, played by Robert Anderson, was a Swedish chore boy and a medal winner in yawning, who turned out to be one of Miss .Smith ' s most trusted deputies. Richard W ' elton, taking the part of Richard Lane, who was the business man ' s example of good taste and owner of Lilac Inn, cleverly disguised the fact that he — a man — was Lady Lilac, the criminal. Page Tweuty-eighf Senior Class Play (Continued) If you ever want to learn the art of " flappering " or the athletic combination of a French accent and a champion tennis player, just apply to Betty Staples and Ilona Rafalko respectively. Strange as it may have seemed they were both very anxious to avoid Nlr. Horace Hathaway, and this situation supplied more of the comedy and mystery. The school orchestra played between acts ; and as usual, acquitted them- selves nobly, reflecting well the efforts and instructions of Miss Minnie Goeres, their capable director. Richard Welton, resplendent in black velvet, presented flowers to Miss Dorothy Arnold and to Miss Gertrude Clark, and a gift to Mr. Joseph Celi in appreciation of the work he had put into the play. We extend our sincere thanks to all who helped make " Lady Lilac " a memorable success. Take It Easy Racing on my way to school, I have no time for gazing. To watch the goldfish in the pool, Or see the cattle grazing. I cannot see nor worship Nature, in her clothes of dew, I have no time for reverence, Fm on my way to school. My eyes are blind to Daffodils, Swaying to and fro in the breeze, I cannot see the wooded hills, Fm off to learn my " Q ' s " and " P ' s " . Yet, oft ' times I get to thinking, " What fools we mortals be, " nien nature sets her bells aringing, For us to stop, and marvel, at her scenery. But, we ' re very busy. To work, for money we can hoard, A ' e ' re on our way to business, Yet, what is our reward? So, let ' s take life more easy, Tarry for a while. You ' ll find the world much brighter, Just waiting for your smile. Dorothy Bercovitz ' 39 Page Twciify-nine Whafs in a Kwl Tappy Collins wasn ' t exactly a woman-hater but he was rather shy and timid in the presence of the frivolous co-eds at Lakewood University. He was the self-esteemed inventor of a nameless device that consisted of a dilapi- dated buggy equipped with the motor of an antiquated washing machine. At the present time, he was working on a process guaranteed to produce an abso- lutely runless stocking — a Collins original. Tajjpy was a picture of rugged youth and manly prowess. Typical of young America, he was exceedingly tall of stature and fairly radiated with health and vitality. A pair of hornrimmed glasses that created an illusion of despair were perched ui)on his freckled nose. Piercing eyes shone through a tangled mass of flaming hair, not unlike a burnt e.xpanse of orange peel studded with twin stars. Tappy scorned women : consequently, his gaze seldom wandered in the direction of the blonde enchantress or her equally engaging sister, the wily brunette. He labored feverishly on his inventions and took no pains to con- ceal his dislike for the fairer members of his class. Tappy lived a solitary existence in a tiny cottage situated in the midst of a wooded grove. He thrived on the notoriety of his eccentric ways and expressed his joy by nonchalantly re- vealing the dimple in his left cheek. Dressed in an ancient smock and tattered overalls, he stalked among his inventions and drew plans, meanwhile chewing on a questionable pipe. Huge patches of grime were evident on his muscular arms and bronzed face, and his neglected smock was dappled with a varietv of brilliant colors. Sullenly, he climbed into his improvised buggy and drove off into the twi- light gloom. But just as he turned down a shaded country lane, a diminutive form slipped beneath the crushing wheels and lay motionless. Tappy drove on in a cloud of dust but guilt soon troubled his conscience. Returning to the scene of his crime, he bundled the girl into his noisy con- traption. A pair of very blue eyes gazed upon him in adoration. " Whizzikers ! " muttered Tappy, sputtering and choking. " Aw, shucks, " he mumbled and chewed fiercely on his pipe. " Where are you taking me? " asked the girl. " To Doctor Stephen, " growled Tappy laconically. " Oh, but I ' m perfectly all right. Besides, " she added, with a whimsical smile, " I must finish my sales canvass of this particular neighborhood. " Then, for the first time, Tappy noticed that she clutched a small package in her hand. " Xow, what are you trying to sell? " The girl looked up and remarked, " I am offering a pair of my newly-invented Page Thirty Literary (Continued) runless stockings at a very reasonable price. Ringless chiffon. No irregulars. All sizes. Guaranteed to wear well. " " Runless stockings ! Say ! . . . Tappy glared at her contemptuously. " Why you ... I bet you got your ideas from me. You stole my plans! " " I (lid not ! " retorted the girl angrily. Tappy was inflamed with wrath and the eyes of the girl gleamed like warn- ing signals in the gathering dusk. He snatched her bundle and drew out a shim- mering stocking of raspberry pink. Tappy dangled it before her smouldering eyes. Tears flowed freely from a pair of very blue eyes and the girl sobbed as she fought with an extremely obstinate Tappy. Her shrieks and his exclamations resounded throughout the desolate country side in a virtual tug-of-war game. The girl resisted his superior strength and managed to cling to her prized possession. The stocking, however, quickly lost its shiny appearance and lustrous gleam. Tappy gave a final desperate pull and was rewarded by a warning zip-p-p. Yes, there was a run in the invincible stocking! He fell to the ground in silent mirth. Tears rolled down his flaming cheeks and the green buttons from his smock popped off like kernels of corn and lay in the ])Owdery dust. But the girl remained silent. No laughter brightened her eyes or gladdened her pathetic face. Tappy patted her hand softly. " I ' m sorry, " he said huskily. " I didn ' t realize. " But he could say no more — the words seemed to be imprisoned in his throat. Awkwardly, he moved toward his buggy. The motor hesitated, then stuttered and finally yielded. Tappy looked at the silent girl and she, in turn, stared beyond the darkening horizon. " Diplomacy " and " tact " were not in Tappy ' s vocabulary but he permitted himself a contagious smile that revealed the dimple in his left cheek. The girl returned a smile that said " all is forgiven " and suddenly the world was a paradise of love and friendship. Once more the motor sputtered and groaned and just as the drowsy moon peeped over the shadowy hill, two heads were bent together, earnestly discussing plans for a new Collins Runless Stocking Company, Inc. But the old buggy only wheezed and coughed as the motor sputtered along. If you send a little ray of sunshine Into a person ' s heart. To push out every bit of sorrow And gladness to impart. You ' ll take away all sadness And replace it all with joy. Until they throw away each trouble As if it were a broken toy. The world will be much brighter Dark clouds will roll away For just a bit of kindness To someone every day. Helen V.acoulis ' 39 Ode to Shirley Powell ' 38 Page Thirty-one Literary (Continued) JVLatter of Sentiments " Are you ready, ] Iult? " " Yes, sort of, " replied a quivering voice. A calm voice broke the dead silence. " Breathe deeply, tha— t ' s it, just a little more now. " Ice, water, juices, and more ice. Delirium, that was it. There was a lump in the throat, queer noises rang inconsistently in the ears. Eye lids were puffed and blurry visions came in shadow form, dancing from the ceiling to the floor, and from floor to the ceiling. " Lift her up, put her down, " just why didn ' t they make up their minds which it was? Then, parched lips opened unsteadily to receive the cool beverage that slid down the scorched throat. The body relaxed; the tired expression erased itself from the face — only for a moment, then the pain came again. High gray walls seemed to crush niercilessly in about the temples. Long white fingers gripped the white sheets, clutching for something that was not there. There she lay, the picture came to my mind again. Blonde mussed curls lay carelessly on the white pillow. Perspiration rolled down the forehead, tired lines made their place between the brows. Brown glassy eyes stared into the blanicness of space. Dark spots encircled the puffy lids. A nose with traces of pock marks and freckles was tilted upward. The thin lips were dry and chapped : the expression of pain cast its shadow over the gaunt face. Long white arms lay limp at her sides, no strength left to fight what was before her. " The calm voice spoke again, wearily perhaps from the worry of it all, " Temperature 108, we can ' t give up now, it will break at this point or " — or, that w-as just it. Then the whole scene seemed to change. The girl ' s eyelids moved ; visions came back slowly : shadows at first, then the true objects came to Hfe. " What a peculiar odor! This isn ' t my room, why are the walls so white? Why is that man holding my wrist? Why? Why? Why? " All these thoughts raced through the mind of the young girl that had put up such a fight. The crisis was over, her temperature was receding. Every living soul in that room seemed to relax. ' Monev did not matter in this case. It was a young girl ' s life that this particular man in white had in his hands. She said, " Thanks Doctor Joe " , when it was all over and that meant more to me than all the money in the world. You see, tliis was my first case, and somehow I always wanted to write about it. " Doc " (Joe—.) hife s Tapest}y Brightly colored threads interweave, Slender fingers nimbly fly ' eaving dreams we hope to achieve With bright and sombre colored dye. Fingers of the Fates weave fast, Spinning the lives of one and all : And as each swift stitch is cast So a man doth rise or fall. CoNST. NCE BURRILL Page Thirty-tivo Literary (Continued) s Across f merico- " The United States Air Mail Service " is symbolic of, rather than synonymous with, youth. This branch of the Post Office Department, in a very few years, has firmly established itself as a vital, dominating factor in our nation. It has none of the devastating earmarks of a " baby " concern but renders service in a most advanced and efficient manner. " Even in this era of speed, the record-timings of this department amaze us. Its rapidity on regular runs under all types of weather conditions cannot be underestimated. Reliability, the criterion which most agencies secure only with age, has been awarded to air communication for its excellent showing of trans- actions completed accurately, and on time. The most desirable feature of reason- able rates has resulted from careful management and wise expenditures, placing this service where it should be — in the hands of the average American citizen. These three r ' s, rapidity, reliability, and reasonable rates have made our airway postal service a worthy descendant of the pony express and an equally worthy ancestor of the great advancements yet to come in this field. " What is yet to come in this field lies in the hands of youth for behind the United States Air Mail Sendee stand men, some young in mind, others yt)ung in body, but all young, eager and courageous in ideals and principles. Perhaps airplanes with youth at the controls will turn from falcons of war into doves of peace in their mission of carrying not only the mail but good will and peace to the far flung reaches of civilization. Yes, there are wings across America today — the wings of youth. " Frances Mitktevicz ' 3i3 Good huck, Seniors Your papers have all been put aside, And books are all passed in. Exams are looked upon with pride, And ma be a tear and grin. Behind you closes our High School door. Before you a stranger one. To meet you with sorrows and joys galore. And tell you that school is done. The world will greet you with open arms ; And you must do your best. Forget your tears and your alarms, ' hile we cheer you along with zest. Soon our Junior class will take your place And do the things that you did. But we ' ll have to hurry and hasten our pace To outrun the goal that you ' ve bid. But before you depart Just let me say, Good luck, from my heart, And God bless you each day. Etta Janaro ' 39 Page Thirty-three Literary (Continued) The Village Junky " Any rags, any rags, " cried the old junky as he drove his old horse down the narrow partly-paved road. Old Mike could travel this route with his eyes closed by now for he had been doing practically just that for forty years. Forty years ! Forty years of misery ! Forty years of being looked down on by the fair citizens of the village. The people in that town weren ' t very democratic in that respect but they did provide him with a living income, and that was the only reason Mike continued staying on there. As he rounded the corner he perceived a small group of boys standing on the factory corner. " Oh my, " thought Mike, " here it comes now. " And Mike was right! As he neared them the mocking chant of " any rags " was heard by his sensitive ears. And then a barrage of rotten tomatoes and other rubbish was thrown at him. However, none of this ever hit the old man for the boys just wished to frighten him. ]Mike rode silently by, not daring to look to the right nor to the left, lest perhaps they might denote the look of fear on his face. Mike just couldn ' t understand this present generation. " What fun did they attain by throwing things at a poor harmless man like me? " asked Mike to himself. One day while trodding the familiar route he chanced to go by the old mill pond where a boy was swimming. Suddenly a shrill scream pierced the air. As quickly as was possible for an old man to travel he was at the water ' s edge. No thought of the boy ' s abuses and taunts entered his mind as he half- dove, half-jumped into the water. Then he saw the boy struggling in the water. He put his arm out and reached him but the boy was crazed with fear and rendered poor Mike a startling blow on the head. The boy recovered his senses and swam away leaving Mike behind to help himself as best he could. But no! Mike didn ' t have the strength to help himself. Once more a junky drives his old horse down the narrow, partly-paved road. No! not Mike. But no more is a junky taunted and abused as he passes a certain corner where stand a certain group of boys. Helen Willis ' 39 Thirty-four In pre ious years, as readers of this magazine will know, the Exchange Column of the last edition was given over to discreetly bragging about what others thought about our magazine — only the pleasant being printed, never the unpleasant or slightly annoying! This year it was decided to make this column a tribute to the organization that made it possible, the Southeastern Massachusetts League of School Publications. This League has as its most important aim that of bettering the type of publication put out. Many of you know that we received second prize in Class B for our Y earbook of 1937, but not all of you realize who gave it to us and for what it was given. You understand now the League was respon- sible for this honor and we received it for a higher standard of yearbook. But you must not imagine that all the League does is hand out prizes. ' It gives constructive criticism by means of the Exchange and the League meet- ings. It is a poor paper that does not benefit in some way by either one of them. This is perhaps a meager tribute, but it is sincere in its thanks and hopes that the Southeastern ] Iassachusetts League of School Publications will con- tinue its good work into the long years ahead. On ] rarch 16 the Stoughton High School was the scene of a Southeastern Massachusetts League of School Publications meeting, at which representatives of manv school publications were present. Registration began at four and at four-thirty a general assembly was called. Mr. Randall welcomed the repre- sentatives, and, after the salute to the flag and the singing of one verse of " America " , Roger Leonard, the President of the League, gave instructions for the departmental meetings. These, as general discussion groups, were well-con- ducted and helpful. At six supper was served, after which another assembly followed. This time Mr. Robert E. Riordan, City Editor of the Brockton Enterprise, spoke entertainingly and instructively, the subject being " Oppor- tunities, After High School, in the Field of A ' riting " . After the business meeting, an entertainment was given and dancing continued until the meeting broke up. Pa )e Thir Football Squad FIRST ROW — F. V. Burke, coach; J. Gregory, W. Chestnut, W. Synkovich, J. Zumae, J. Stonku.- , W. Rafalko, capt. ; W. Ferreira, J. Shipalouslci, D. Hamilton, A. Tooniey, P. Trotta, C. Porter, mgr. SBOONK ROW — L. Mcp;wan, asst. mgr.; E. Freeman, J. Grig-as, W. Hubley, H. Wetzel, L. Roche, R. Buckley, N. Young, T, Chestnut, W. Alexander, A. Mitchell, A. Kirelis, asst. mgr. BAiOK ROW — J. Petconis, P. Peduto, B. Howes, G. Chapman, S. Petconis, J. Green, J. Hurley, J. Mann, H. Phillips, R. Churchill. H. Howland, J. Duggan, R. Stevens. Boys ' Basketball Squad SEATED — • J. Stonkus, W. Ferreira, capt.; F. Crimmins. STANDING — F. C. Crosby, coach; D. Hamilton, A. Toomey, W. Rafalko, C. Porter. J. Xeylon, mgr. Page Thirty-six Football The team turned in one of the most successful seasons in years coming nearer to that very elusive goal of an undefeated and untied season than any team in the school ' s history. Its very fine record was as follows : Stoughton 39, Holbrook 0 The score tells the story. Stoughton easily defeated the small but stubborn Holbrook eleven. The .subs saw plenty of action in this game. Stoughton 12, Hingham 0 Unable to do much gaining on the ground, the versatile S. H. S. eleven launched a powerful aerial attack to down Hingham. Stoughton 20, North Easton 0 After a slow first half Stoughton ' s fast moving backs broke loose to score three touchdowns behind a line that blocked to perfection. Stoughton 20, Mansfield 6 Still traveling on high Stoughton smashed its way to its fourth straight victory. With the subs finishing up, our goal line was crossed for the first time this year. Stoughton 0, Abington 6 Capitalizing on the " breaks " in their favor all afternoon, Abington scored the lone touchdown of the game. Stoughton crossed Abington ' s goal line three times during the course of the game, each score being nullified by penalties. This otherwise good game was marred by poor officiating. Stoughton 33, Franklin 7 Coming back after an unexpected defeat Stoughton defeated the heavy but green Franklin team by a large score. vStoughton 7, Walpole 0 Due to a wet field Stoughton tallied but once, this score coming through the air. The boys played much better than the score would indicate as they spent most of their time inside Walpole ' s twenty yard line. Stoughton 14, Canton 0 On a muddy field before a gathering of over 3000 fans, the Stoughton football team went to town against their traditional rivals and brought home a 14-0 victory. The score would have been higher if the field had been drier. The Page Thirty-seven Athletics ( Continued ) scores came as a result of two blocked punts. Captain-elect Chestnut was in- jured on the first play. The lineup : Captain ' alter " Checker " Rafalko at quarter back, was the team ' s triple threat. He could pass, kick, rim, and block to perfection, atch some college take this lad when he graduates. " Bill " Ferreira, fullback, was our fast running back who gained much ground and could pass beautifully. He performed to par the entire season. " Johnny " Stonkus, left half back, was the team ' s punter as well as an excellent passer, and receiver. Julius Shipalouski, our right half back, is only a Sophomore and will see two more years as a regular. Xorman Young was the team ' s utility back. He saw much action and is a good blocker and hard tackier. This whole backfield with the afore-mentioned exception will be lost by graduation. Captain-elect " Bill " Chestnut at right end played a " whale " of a defensive game this year. More is expected next year. " Johnny " Zumas and " Tuck " Toomey at right and left tackle respectively played well the entire season. " Tuck " , good on both ofi ' ensive and defensive plays played an exceptionally fine game this year. As a fast running guard, " Bill " Synkovitch did the " kicking oft " for the team. " Bones " Hamilton played a great game as roving center. John Grigas, Dana ' s understudy will be worth the watching next year. John Gregory and Arthur Mitchell alternated at left guard — both were fast running guards. Boys ' Basketball The basketball team took up where the football lads left off and came through in a blaze of glory. They had a fairly successful season and topped it off by winning the Class A Championship at the Brockton " Y " . In sixteen years of tournament participati on, no Stoughton team before the present one, came even close to winning the trophy. The aforesaid trophy rests in a state of honor in the exhibition case of dear old Stoughton High ' s front hall where it will remain until next year ' s matches. The team responsible for the victory has received much in the way of tribute to their sportsmanship, courage, victor- ious playing and general basketball excellence. Gold basketballs were presented along with the trophy and a few wisecracks by Mr. Ralph Fish of the Y.M.C.A. The president of the Kiwanis Club of Brockton whose organization donated the trophy spoke at the assembly also. The basketballs are now on display about the necks of the fairest of the fairer sex. Next, a banquet sponsored by the towns- people and local merchants under the leadership of " Pippin " Clark, was given the " champs " . At the banquet the boys were filled with fine food by Holman, the Norwood caterer, flowery words by toastmaster Dr. Thomas M. O ' Leary, Super- intendent of Schools Warren B. Lyman, Principal of the High School, Howard R. Randall, Mr. Clarence Dussault, coach of the Junior High School team who were champions in their respective class and last but definitely not least the " father " of the Stoughton team, Coach Franklin C. Crosby. Dr. Chase pre- sented the High School team with black and orange jackets which can be seen any night at the town library. Mr. Cleaves awarded the junior " champs " with their gold basketballs. Thirty-eight Athletics ( Continued) Basketball Schedule Stougliton 44 — Alumni 43 A tight game but the high school started off on the right foot. Stoughton 29 — Foxboro 14 Stoughton 38 — Foxboro 28 Good games. Would have been much closer if they had gotten in their shots. Stoughton 44 — Sharon 27 Stoughton 35 — Sharon 17 Sharon 27 — Stoughton 26 Three excellent games. The last one was a " corker " . Plenty rough but clean. Stoughton 26 — North Easton 38 North Easton 34 — Stoughton 33 The second game was a heartbreaker. Yt got our revenge in the tournament. Stoughton 38 — Mansfield 28 Again we hit the win column. .Stoughton 56 — Stetson 28 Stoughton 54 — Stetson 35 No competition. The score certainly indicates it. Stoughton 49 — Norfolk Aggies 27 Stoughton 48 — Norfolk Aggies 35 Second game was the best from all standpoints. Attleboro 68 — Stoughton 33 We had a big handicap as " Gashie " Porter was injured in this game. In the tournament Stoughton won three straight from Middleboro, Oliver Ames and Fairhaven. Middleboro — Stoughton all the way. " Gashie " played beautifully but was again injured. Page Thirty-nine Athletics I Continued ) North Easton — Fight-fight-fight, nip and tuck the entire game. " Checker " got his chance and came througli with colors flying. Our sweetest victory. We won in the overtime period. Fairhaven — Stoughton took a big lead in the first and held it to the end. In the last quarter Fairha en made a desperate rally but it fell a basket short. The grand finale to a grand, glorious, and victorious season. Baseball The baseball team is just a repetition of the other two. A great team composed of a gang of sluggers, any one of whom is liable to break up a game unexpectedly. This year Captain Rafalko is found behind the plate and is the first man up. Albert alias " Tuck " Toomey is found on first base : he is the home run hitter on the team. This season he has gotten in six home runs at the home field. At second is Julius Shipalouski who comes up sixth. At short we find " Joe Cronin " Porter who is fielding well and hitting way over 300. At third is John Stonkus, a good fielder. " Bill " Ferreira holds down right field and is another of our home run hitters, Center field is occupied by Paul Trotta, really a good fielder who bats second. We have " Pussy " Willis and " Bill " Synkovitch in right field. " Pussy " is doing O. K. for a Freshman, both are fair fielders. Stoughton 8, Xorth Easton 5 — Behind the heavy sticking of Ferreira, Rafalko, and F ' orter we " downecj, " a strong Oliver Ames team. Stoughton 19, Canton 3 — The Stoughton sluggers " went to town " at the ex- pense of three Canton Wirlers, as they hit and cleared the fences at will. Stoughton 13, Sharon 4 — Stoughton ' s big guns were again at work. They banged out thirteen hits for thirteen runs. Stoughton 14, Brunswick 5 — Stoughton defeated the out-of-state boys in a free hitting and fielding contest. Stoughton took the lead in the first inning and retained it. Page Forty Baseball Squad Coach F. V. Burke standing. FIRyT ROW — C. Portt-r, J. Stonkus, J. Shipalouski, W. Rafalko, tapt.; A. Toomey, P. Trotta, W. Ferreira. BACK ROW — R. Buckley, J. Duggan, C. Holmes, R. Cohenno, P. Kennedy, W. Synkovich, R. DeLuca, E. Willis, E. Hoian, H. Ayers, J Grig-as, mgr. Braintree 7, Stoughton 6 — The Stoughton sluggers were outbit for the first time this -ear. Tliis combined with loose fielding proved Stoughton ' s demise. Stoughton 12, Xorth Easton 8 — Guiltv of poor fielding and outbit, Stoughton managed to pull this game out of the fire by making their hits count. " Red " Horan turned in a good piece of relief work. Stoughton 11, Middleboro 10 — A great eighth inning rally which netted seven runs won this game for Stoughton by a one-run margin. Page Forty-one Girls ' Field Hockey Squad f v.,| ? f FRONT K.OW — F. Ru.-so. K. Elliot, D. KtU. H. Connor.-. Miss Fvel n ' in. hip. coach; B. Howland, capt.; F. LaCivita. R. Cunning-ham. E. Cararra. P. Green, mgr. aUDDLE ROW — E. Peterson, F. Smith, A. Wereska, Zumas, X. Wasilevich, P. Xelson. H. Hinds. C. Cassidy. D. Cushing. B. Roche. BACK ROW — M. Elliot, H. Rist. D. Iverson, L. Heelan, M. Quill, E. Glover. E. Sweetman. M. Pappa. , il. Reilly. Girls ' Basketball Squad FRONT ROW — B. Roche. T. Perry, B. Howland. N. Wasilevich. capt.: -M. Zumas, A. Wereska. Miss Isabel Murphy, coach. MIDDLE ROW — F. LaCivita. D. Kell. D. Bercovitz, E. Peteison, R. Cunningham, H. Hinds. V. Ka. ' jper, mgr. BACK ROW — B. Roche. E. Homer, P. Snow, M. Flynn, L. Wancus, E. Cararra. Page Forty-two Athletics ( Continued) Girls ' Hockey At the mention of hockey, to some people, it means just another sport, but to others, it conveys one of the most exciting and thrilHng games that can be witnessed. The Girls had one of the best seasons yet. They had 3 ties, and 7 wins wliich is an admirable record in any sport. In all the games of the season, not one of them was dry or boring. All were fast and full of action. Hockey is an easy game to understand, and is a good sport not only for the players, but also for spectators. SHAROX Our first tie game. To the final whistle both teams battled to their utmost. The score 3-3 was the result of a surprising ralK by S. H. S. in the last two minutes. Our revenge was sweet when we carried the second combat 2-0. CANTON Our " dearest enemies " held us by sheer stubborness and fine playing to a tie of 0-0. But again we tqiped them in the second encounter by a single goal. BRAINTREE The S. H. S. girls prided themselves upon trimming Braintree twice. Last year I and we still recall) they spoiled our record of victories. The final tallies were 2-0 and 1-0. A splendid game, by the seconds in both instances. OLR ER AMES The lassies from Oliver Ames are a " plucky " bunch and put up a good show against our superior strength. The scores: 4-0, 1-0 in favor of S. H. S. WAEPOLE Stoughton played as if inspired. The rule was Fight-Fight-Fight! Our girls with characteristic determination " downed " their foe to the sweet music of 2-1. The second team although at the wrong end of the score played an ex- ceptionally fine game. HINGHAM TlTe toughest game of the season, was the one in which the Stoughton lassies j layed with Hingham High. Hingham ' s Hockey Team, who are the South Shore Field Hockey Champs, gave Stoughton spectators " a run for their money " . In this game with Hingham, Stoughton played a clean game all the way through, and it was a well-played game too. It gave the spectators a thrill to see Stoughton hold down the " Champs " to a scoreless tie. At the finish of the Flingham game, so came the end of another successful season, with a record which isn ' t to be " sneezed at " . Miss Winship will lose Seniors Nellie Wasilewich, Blanche Howland, Flelen Connors, and manager " Pat " Greene by graduation. They take with them the kindest regards from their fellow hockey players for many victories in the future. ' e wish next year ' s Captain Nanc}- La Civita and next year ' s coach who- ever she may be, the best of luck. Pag ' c Forty-three Athletics (Continued) Girls ' Basketball Basketball is the finest sport that can be played, or witnessed. TThat is the author ' s humble opinion) It brings out good sportsmanship for one has to learn to be a good loser, as well as a good winner. The Girls ' Team certainlv showed excellent sportsmanship this year. Up to the last two games Stoughton had achieved an enviable record among all teams. And as it stands the record is very go od in fact nearh- excellent. In the games with W ' rentham the scores were respectively 34-28, 27-11 with Stoughton in the win column. Stetson over in Holbrook tied us 41-41 after we had previously defeated them 45-38. Our upset, was the game with Foxboro, in which Foxboro had the upper- hand all through the entire contest, by reason of their height. In our first encounter we won 49-36. Stoughton played one of the best games of the season. People believe many times, that when a team loses, they played a terrible game, in most cases that is not so. ' hen Stoughton came out of that game, they came out a good loser, which means plenty to any coach. • The second defeat came when we played Sharon. Sharon played about the speediest game that I witnessed during the whole season. Up to the last minutes of the game the score was nmning on an even basis, but through a couple of last minute shots, Sharon was able to chalk up a score of 24, while Stoughton netted 20. In our previous encounter we had scored 29 points to their 18. Vre all hoping that liss Murphy and Captain " Honey " Kell have an- other " topnotch " team next year. The Seniors leaving are Xellie Wasilewich, Blanche Rowland and Thelma Ferry. The lineup of the First Team was : X. ' asilewich — Capt., B. Howland, T. Perry, M. Zumas, A. Wereska, B. Roche, and R. Cunningham. The Second Team lineup was as follows : D. Kell — Capt., E. Carrara, E. Peterson, L. Wancus, R. Cunningham, and H. Hinds. Page Forty- four T atronize . . . THE ADVERTISERS IN THE SEMAPHORE JEWELERS OPTICIANS Graduation Gifts Watches for Girls $9.95 up Watches for Boys $7.50 up Any reliable person can start a charge account at Gurney ' s and arrange convenient payments. Buy at Gurney ' s and Charge If GURNEY BROS. CO. 122 Main St. Brockton, Mass. Call STOUGHTON 230 And Ask About NEW LOW RATES for REFRIGERATION - HEATING WATER HEATING Brockton Gas Light Co. Qomplime7its of J. W. WOODS ELASTIC WEB CO. P xgc Forty-five For Your Every Printing Service, whether the order be large or small, the layout simple or involved, consult the largest shop in town. 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MEDALS Americans Finest School Jewelers CLASS RINGS CLASS PINS TROPHIES O fficial Jcu ' clcrs to Class of ' 38 aJid Class of ' 39, Stougliton High School 828 PARK SQUARE BUILDING BOSTON, MASS. Represented b Frank A. Fozvlcr THE FAY SCHOOL For Girls 52 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts One-year and two-year courses in Academic and Secretarial Science offer- ing, in addition to the conventional business courses, training in the development of attractive and efficient business personality. The environment is homelike and highly cultural. Catalog. M. IRENE FAY Director and Vocational Adviser Fagc Forty-seven Best JJ ' islies To The Graduating Clffss of 1938 SAVE YOUR FIRST WEEK ' S PAY Norfolk County Trust Co. Capital Surplus $1,000,000 $ 500,000 Member of Federal Deposit Iiisitrajice Corp. Compliments of Durkee ' s Lunch 28 W ' vmau Street Compliments of PORTER COAL CO. COAL, VOOD, COKE FUEL OIL MICKEY ' S DELICATESSEN Fruits — Vegetables 761 Washington St. Tel. 985 Stoughton Compliments of WOMEN ' S APPAREL SHOP State Theatre Bldg., Stoughton Outfitters for WOMEN, MISSES AND CHILDREN Compliments of Edna ' s Beauty Shop Tel. 129-W LADIES and MENS H RN4L CLOTHES ' FOR RENTAL Compliments of H. P. HOOD SONS, Inc. Page Fo rty -eight Compliments of Dr. O ' Leary FRANK J. TROTTER Texaco Service Stations 645 Wash. St. 988 Wash. St. Phone 57 Phone Stoughton ASK . . . Norfolk Lumber Co. 4o Lanton t. iel. bto. How You Can Own Your Own Home For What You Now Pay in Rent Compliments of Stoup hton Public Market The Original Stall Dean 95 Church St. Brockton Crevola ' s Men ' s Shop 768 Washington Street Stoughton, Alass. Coiiplimciits of JAMES B. COTTER Compliments of OtOLlP " nLOn I ildllllcH y Leo F. O ' Hara, Reg. Pliarm. 783 Washington St., Stoughton Complimciits of bam John s onoe Co. " Buy Your Shoes Here and Save Money " Dykeman Electric Co. 13 Wvman St. Stoughton Westinghouse Refrigerator Bendix Washing Laundry The Successor to the Washing Machine Tel. 88- W, 88-R Complimoits of Dr. Golden Compliments of WEBSTER ' S ICE CREAM PARLOR JACK HARRY ' S Tires, Tubes, Radios and Full Line of Auto Accessories 272 Main St. Brockton Teh 7137 Compliments of CTT 7A ' Q IV TARITFT alijVA o iVlrirs-ivJJy 1 Stoughton — W. Stoughton Canton Charlie ' s Market 55 Perry St. Tel. 518 Bill Kranccivich, Mgr. Compliments of JOE DUGGAN Page Forty-nine Arthur L. Atwood Advertising Service Twenty-one Higli St. Brockton, lass. Shorthand and Business Established 1905 ]] ' . Elmer Maltby, Principal Ha::el li ' aite . LJ T n h, I , fill Lr ' ace n . j apn ' oitii Elizabeth D. Maltby I HOROUGH TRAINING INSURES SUCCESS n 111 hi 1 111 i v f D ' f " The Courtesy Store " KEARNS BROS. A. J. 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