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

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.. a 1940 YEAR BOOK STOUGHTON HIGH SCHOOL STOUGHTON, MASSACHUSETTS SEMAPHORE 1940 SEMAPHORE CLASS ODE To the tune of " hi The Gloaming " We leave school with golden memories, Memories time can ne ' er erase; And our love for Stoughton High School Nothing ever shall replace. When in years to come we long For the sweet familiar sight Of thy red brick walls and ivy, Memories will us reunite. As we pass from thy dear portals Into foreign circumstance Mist) ' eyes will hinder seeing Thee in our last farewell glance. Thanks to thee we give. Alma Mater, For the joys on us bestowed. And our lingering voices raise To thee this Class of Fort) ' s Ode. Emily M. Glover 2 We, the Class of 1940, in appreciation of her service to our class and school, in expression of our sincere fondness for her as our teacher and friend, hereby dedicate this edition of the Year Book to MISS RUTH L. NEILY 3 1940 SEMAPHORE First Roii—Wiss D. Arnold, Miss J. Crocker, Mr. F. Burke, r. H. Randall, Miss R. Neily, Miss R. Lavallee. Second Row — Miss B. Twombly, Miss E. Hall, Mr. F. Crosby, Miss M. Lyons, Mr. J. Knowles, Miss B. Anderson, Miss I. Murphy. ADMINISTRATION To our faculty we wish to offer our sincere thanks and appreciation for the guidance and helping hands that they, throughout our high school careers, have extended. Howard R. Randall Principal Barbara A. Anderson English .Dorothy Arnold English Frank. V. Burke Mathematics Janet L. Crocker Commercial Subjects Franklin C. Crosby History Christine A. Donovan Commercial Subject " Rose C. Enos Latin, Biology Elizabeth M. Hall Commercial Subjects, French Joseph J. Knonx ' les Science Rita V. Lavallee French Marion C. Lyons Commercial Subjects IsoBEL D. Murphy History Ruth L. Neily English Barbara W. Twombly Home Economics 4 The close Of twelve full years Brings time to think of them, To pose for portraits now and dream Beyond. 1940 SEMAPHORE THOMAS J. ANDERSON 191 Ash Street Practical Selected " In thy face I iff ihe map » honor, ttuth and loyally. " Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Glee Club 3, 4. RICHARD L. BATCHELDER 27 Glen Street Commercial ' He was a genilenian from sole to crown. Class President 2. 3 ; Junior Prom Com- mittee 3 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Class Photographer 4 ; Dramatic Club 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3. 4; Student Council 2, 3; Stunt Night 4; Treasurer 4; Glee Club 3 ; Semaphore 4 ; Senior Play 4. ARTHUR L. BURNHAM 71 Perry Street College " Always behave as if nothing had happened, no mailer what has happened. " Football 3. 4. ROBERT S. BURNHAM 179 Lincoln Street College " Our deeds determine us as much as we deteimine our deeds. " Art Club 3; Baseball 2; Football 1, 2, 3. 4, Glee Club I. 2. ALDEN L. CAPEN 40 Park Street College " A great actor is a friend and bene- factor of his audience. " Dramatic Club 4; Orchestra 3, 4; Senior Flay 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. ELISA D. CARRARA i(l7 Walnut Street Commercial " A comrade blithe and full of glee, who dares to laugh out loud and free. " Basketball 2. 3. 4; Dramatic Club 4; Hockey 1. 2. 3. 4 (Captain 4) ; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Junior Ring Commit- tee 3 ; Office Girl 3 ; Secretarial Club President 4 ; Semaphore 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Senior Play Cast 4 ; " -enior Play Committee 4. EVERETT A. CERUTI 30 Plain Street Practical Selected " So he pouted out the liquid music of his loice to quench their spirits. " Baseball I, 2; Cheer Leader 4; Prom Committee 3; Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4; Glee f;iub 1,4; Stunt Night 4. VICTORIA B. CHARNECKE 0 Brock Street College " Knowledge is hut folly unless it is guided by grace. " Art Club 2, 3; Correspondence Club 4; Dramatic Club 2, 4; French Club 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Librarian 4; Office Girl 3 ; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. THERESA E. BUS( HENFELDT 1522 Turnpike Street Practical Selected " A kind heart is a fountain of glad- ness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. " Glee Club 3, 4. HENRY CHRISTMAN fi4 Thomas Street Practical Selected " A rare compound of oddity, frolic and fun. who realized a ;oke and te}oiced in a pun. " Freshman Dance Committee 1. SEMAPHORE 1940 RICHARD T. CHURCHILL 310 Lincoln Street Commercial " am very fond of the company of ladies. " Baseball 2. 4; Football 2, 3. 4; Stunt Night 4. EVELYN M. DEERING 2 ' )0 Lincoln Street Practical " How goodness heightens beauty! " Correspondence Club 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Home Economics Club 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. 4; 4H Club 3, 4 ; Stunt Night 4. RALPH E. CREAN 87 Canton Street Practical Selected " Always happy, always the same. " Baseball 3 ; Stunt Night 4. ROBERT L. C REVOLA 27 Rose Glen C ommertial " Fill! I ' m had, and iheu I ' m good: I thus relieve the tedium, and add my two extremes I slii ' re a happy medium. " Class Treasurer 2 ; Dramatic Club 2 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Glee (;iub 1, 2, 3; Junior Prom Committee 3; Stu- dent Council 2; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Ring Committee 3 ; Semaphore 4 ; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Stunt Night 4. EDWARD J. DALY 83 Wyman Street Practical Selected " Hard to ktioif, hut II ell worth ktiowinn. " Glee Club 3, 4; Graduation Usher 3; Semaphore 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play Cjim- mittee 4. JOHN E. DEACON ■56 Kingsley Street Commercial " Wit and wisdom are horn uiih the man. " Graduation Usher 3 ; Orchestra 1 ; Senior Play 4 ; Stunt Night 4. ROCCO E. DeLUCA 106 School Street Practical Selected " V ' hatever is popular deserves atten- tion. " Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2. 3, 4 (Captain 4) ; French Club 4; Treasurer 4; Football 3, 4; Stunt Niglit 4. PAUL P. DERVINIS 95 Central Street Commercial ' Tis my familiar sin to jest. " CUass Treasurer 3, 4; Freshman Dance Committee 1; Junior Prom Committee 3; Semaphore 3, 4; Stunt Night 4; Drama- tic Club 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Public Speaking 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Student Council 3, 4. FRANCES P. DREA 1247 Park Street College " A lovely girl from head to toe with laughing eyes and lots of beaux. " Correspondence Club 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Sophomore Dance Commit- tee 2. LOUIS E. DYKEMAN 164 Walnut Court Special " I ' ll be merry, I ' ll he free. I ' ll he sad for nobody. " Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Stunt Night 4. 1940 SEMAPHORE MILDRED M. FISCHER Glen Echo Road College " Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. " Art Club 1 ; Correspondence Club 4 ; French Club 2 ; Basketball Manager 4 ; Glee Club 1 ; Nursery School 3, 4. MARY P. FLYNN 289 Morton Street College " A saje companion and an easy jriend. ' ' Basketball 1, 2. 5, 4; Correspondence Club 5; Dramatic Club 2. 3. 4 (Secretary 3; Vice-President 4) ; Field Hockey Man- ager 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2; Junior Member of Women ' s Club 4; Librarian 2 ; Picture Committee 4 ; Stock Room 4 ; Prompter 4. EDXA E. FRALICK 2S Holbrook Avenue Practical Selected " Her quiet and unassuming manner brings forth her ways. ' Basketball 1. 2; Correspondence Club 4; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Glee Club 1. 2, 3, 4; 4 H Club 2. 3. 4; Home Economics Club 3. 4. EMILY M. GLOVER 215 Pleasant Street College " Character is a diamond that scratches every other stone. ' ' Art Club 2, 3 ; Correspondence Club 3 ; Dramatic Club 2, 3. 4 (Secretary 4); Hockey 2, 3, 4 ; Junior Member of Women ' s Club 4 ; Librarian 2 ; Office 3 ; Senior Play Cast 4. CHARLES A. GORDON 879 Turnpike Street Practical Selected " Why take life seriously; you ' ll never get out alive. " Dramatic Club 4 ; Stunt Night 4. ANNA GREENBERG 1216 Central Street Practical Selected " A comrade lery merry. " Correspondence Club 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 3. 4. MARJORY C. HANKS 299 Seaver Street Practical Selected " With countenance demure ana modest grace. " Art Club 3 ; Correspondence Club 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Glee Club I. 2, 3. 4 ; Home Economics Club 3 ; Stunt Night 4. EDWARD HOLM 1634 Turnpike Street Practical ' IT ' f like uhat ue know of him. " L ' sher Graduation 3. CLAYTON A. HOLMES 246 Plain Street College " Unspoken words are the best. ' ' Baseball 2. 3 ; Basketball 3. RALPH M. HOLMES 4 Pearl Street College " He IS not in the role of common men. " 8 SEMAPHORE 1940 EDNA L. HOMER 691 Sumner Street Practical Selected " Laughing and challeimg through life she goes. " Basketball 1. 2. 3, 4; 4 H Club 3, 4; Glee Club 1 ; Junior Prom Waitress 1. EDWARD T. HORAN 171 Perry Street College " The secret oj success is constancy oj purpose. " Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4 (Captain 3, 4); Basketball 1. 2. 3, 4; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Ring Committee 3 ; Graduation Usher 3 ; Football 1. 2, 3, 4 ; Freshman Represen- tative I ; Marshal at Junior Prom 3 ; Semaphore 4. RALPH E. JANARO 40 Adams Street Commercial " ' Tts a very good world to live in. " Basketball 2 ; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Semaphore 4. ROBERT JOHNSON 946 Pleasant Street Practical Selected " The actions o) men are the best in- terpr etation oj their thought. " Glee Club 1. BERNARD H. HOWES 872 Park Street College " IS not titles that reflect honor on men. but men on their titles. " Class President 4; Dramatic C;iub 3. 4 (President) ; Football 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Senior Play Committee 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 : Student Council 4. WARREN G. HUBLEY 60 Prospect Street (College " Youth IS the lime jor pleasure. " Class Day Usher 3; Football 2, 3, 4; Graduation Usher 3 ; Stunt Night Cast 4. DORIS I. HUMPHREY 1800 Turnpike Street Practical Selected " You can by being good yourself only make others belter. " Glee Club 1. 2. 3. 4. EDITH S. KARTSTEIN 64 Stoddard Street College " Quiet but not idle. " Art Club 1. 2. 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Office Girl 3. JOSEPH ( . KAZULES 24 Spring Street Commercial " The only way to have a jiiend is to be one. " ELSIE F. LEWIS 69 Seventh Street Commercial " The sweetest garland to the sweetest maid . Glee Club 3, 4. 1940 SEMAPHORE HERBERT M. LIFTMAN 105 Perry Street College " Knowledge like eteiyihwg else must be worked for. studied for and thought for. " Basketball 2 ; Fresmman Dance Commit- tee I; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Junior Ring Committee 5; Orchestra 1, 2. 3. 4. HARRIET LIPSKY 16 Avalon Street Commercial " A sure success she will he. For she does things efficiently. " Library 2 ; Secretarial Club 4 ; Ring Com- mittee 3. LILLIAN A. MACKIE •sort Page Street College " Innocence in genius and candor in power are both noble qualities. " C lass Vice-President 3. 4; Dramatic Club 4 ; Ring Committee 3 ; Student Council 3. 4 ; Correspondence Club 3 ; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Senior Play Committee 4. RICHARD W. MASON 307 Prospect Street Practical Selected " Stately and tall he walks thru the hall. " Baseball 3 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Junior Prom Usher 2. LYNCH Practical Selected MARY T. 63 Clapp Street " It is tranquil people u ho accomplish much. " Glee Club 3, 4. HAROLD E 98 Lincoln Street " laughter were a crime, a master criminal he would he. " Basketball 3 ; Class Day Usher 3 ation Usher 3 ; Stunt Night 4. MacCOMBIE Practical Selected Gradu- HAZEL A. MacCOMBIE 98 Lincoln Street Secretarial " fair tresses man ' s imperial race ensnare. And beauty draws us with a single hair. " Art Club 4 ; Librarian 3 ; Basketball 1 ; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Junior Member ot Women ' s Club 4 ; Office Girl 3, 4 ; Pic- ture Committee 4. ANNE M. McCORMICK 72 Perry Street Commercial " Her hair was black and her eyes were starry bright. " Secretarial Club 4. WINIFRED I. MESERVE 39 Plain Street Secretarial " A quiet little maid is she; A lady she will always he. " Basketball 1, 3; French Club 3; Glee Club 2. 3; Junior Prom Committee 3; Librarian 3 ; Secretarial Club 4 ; Sema- phore 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. MYRNA M. MURPHY 3 8 Park Street Commercial " The hand that hath made you fair hath made you Office Girl 4. 10 SEMAPHORE 1940 MARY A. PAPPADEMETROFOULOS 263 School Street Practical Selected " When a friend asks, there is no tomorrow . ' ' Basketball 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. 4; Hockey 1, 2, 3. 4. ESTHER L. PETERSON 349 (x-ntral Street Practical Selected " Rather quiet, rather shy. but a twinkle in her eye. " Art Club 4; Basketball I, 2, 3, 4; Cheer Leader 4; Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Ring Committee 3 ; Glet Club 2, 3, 4. EVERETT J. ROACH l ' 7y Turnpike Street College " The tones of human voices are mightier than strings or brass to move the soul. " Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1; Football 2, 3, 4. HELENA A. RUGGERIO 458 Canton Street Secretarial " One could mark her merry nature hy the twinkle in her eye. " French Club 3 ; Glee Club 1 ; Secretarial Club Treasurer 4 ; Librarian 3. LAWRENCE SCANNELL 198 Washington Street Secretarial " We can do anything u e want to do if we stick to it long enough. " Glee Club 1 ; Sophomore Dance Commit- tee 2 ; Ring Committee 3 ; Stunt Night 4. MILDRED V. SELDEN 1079 Turnpike Street College " Do not give to your friends the most agieeable counsels, hut the most advantageous . " Basketball 3 ; Correspondence Club 3 ; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. JOSEPH E. SELLARS 9 Maple Street Practical Selected " We enjoy thoroughly the pleasure that we give. " Public Speaking Club 4. JULIUS S. SHIPALAWSKI 196 Perry Street Practical Selected " Thou ait the mighty captain! " Basketball 1. 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 Freshman Dance C ommittee 1 ; Footbal 1, 2, 3, 4 ((Captain 4) ; Junior Prom Com ' mittee 3 ; Picture Committee 4 ; Sopho more Dance (j)mmittee 2 ; Stunt Night 4 FRANCES A. RUSSO 4 ' i Clapp Street Secretarial " A quiet modesty which becomes a woman. " Basketball 1, 3; Hockey 1, 2. 3. 4; Class Secretary 2. 3, 4; Dramatic Club 4; Office Girl 4; Junior Member of Women ' s Club 4; Junior Prom Committee 3; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Student Council 2, 3, 4. CAROLINE M. SILVA 112 Charles Avenue Commercial " A merry heait maketh a cheerful countenance. " Hockey 3, 4. 11 1940 SEMAPHORE FLORENCE M. SMITH Springwood Avenue Commercial " For she is just the quiel kind, u ' hn , nature never varies. " Basketball 1. 3; Glee Club 1, 3; Soph- more Dance 2 ; Correspondence Club t Field Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4. HAROLD E. SMITH, JR. 48 Oakland Street Commercial " Style is the dress of thoughts. " Art Club 2. 3. -4; Football Ticket Seller 2 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. JULIA C. TECHIERA 114 Lincoln Street Practical Selected " Quiet and well conducted, but al- ways ready for fun. " Art Club 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. 4; Sema- phore 4 ; Basketball 1 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1. ROBERT V. TROTTA 16 Union Street Practical Selected " We ' ll lusi say he ' s clever and wise, and we ' ll not even mention his size. " Intramural Basketball 3 (Captain 4) ; Pic- ture Committee 3 ; Junior Prom Commit- tee 3 ; Ring Committee 3 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2 ; Stunt Night 4. ELINOR R. SPRAGUE 164 Walnut Street Secretarial " Her ways ate of pleasantness, and all her parts are peace. " Art Club 2, 3; Basketball 3; Correspon- dence Club 4 ; Dramatic Club 4 ; French Sing 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Public Speak- ing Club 3 ; Secretarial Club 4 ; Senior Play 4; Stunt Night 4. NATALIE E. SPROULL 207 Pleasant Street College " Air and mannen are more expres- sive than words. " Correspondence Club 4 ; Dramatic Club 2 ; French Club 4; Glee Club 2. 3. 4; Office Girl 3, 4. LILLIAN STOCKUS 65 Green Street Practical Selected " Silence sweeter is than speech. " RICHARD J, VANSTON 110 Pearl Street ' Commercial " A good face ts the best Utter of recommendation. " Baseball 3; Glee Club 3. 4; Stunt Night 4. LENA A. WANCUS 408 Washington Street College " Young, and pretty, jolly of heart: Oh, how we hate to see her de- part ! ' ' Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4; Correspondence Club 3 ; Dramatic Club 4 ; Junior Ring Committee 3 ; Librarian 2 ; Office Girl 4 ; Semaphore 4 ; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Senior Play Committee 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. ALICE I. WERESKA 53 Gushing Street Commercial " She moves a goddess and looks a queen. " Basketball 1. 2. 4; Cheer Leader 4; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Hockey 2. 3, 4 ; Secretarial Club 4. 12 SEMAPHORE 1940 DANIEL C. WILLIAMS 79 Grove Street College " I ' m sure care ' s an enemy to life, ' ' Baseball 1 ; Basketball 1 ; Dramatic Club 1 ; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Football 1 ; Junior Prom f ommittee 3; Orchestra 1. MARY A. ZUMAS 17 Chestnut Street Secretarial " Gay, hewilching. full oj fun and pep. Jusl a j irl you can ' t forget. " Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4 (Captain 3, 4); Cheer Leader 4 ; Class Photographer Com- mittee 4; Class Vice President 2 ; Dramatic Club 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Freshman Representative 1 ; Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Prom Committee 3; Office Girl 3 ; Librarian 2 ; Secretarial Club Vice- President 4; Semaphore 3. Editor 4; Senior Play Cast 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2; Student Council 1, 2. LOUIS H. BASS 61 Leach Street Commercial " Neter rise to speak till you have something to say; and when you have said it, cease. " Junior Prom Committee 5. AMBROSE G. JOLLIMORE, JR. 11 Simpson Street Commercial " Make merry though the day be gray; forget the clouds and let ' s be gay. " Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Senior Play 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. ARTHUR MITCHELL 846 Washmgton Street Practical Selected " The strongest man in the -world is he who stands alone. " Baseball 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Stunt Night i. STELLA R. CHISHOLM 829 Turnpike Street Secretarial " Faithfulness and sincerity, first of all. " Basketball 3, 4; Glee Club 5; Secretarial Club 4 ; Stock Room 4. FRED L. CONNELL. JR. 24 Tenth Street Practical Selected " Be silent and safe; silence never betrays you, " Glee Club 3 ; Usher for Graduation 3. SANFORD DITTMER. JR. 48 Seventh Street College " Live alone and like it. " Orchestra 1, 2. 3. 4. JOHN G. ELLIOTT 559 Plain Street Practical Selected " An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute ac- tions. " Glee Club 1, 2; Laboratory Assistant 4. RITA A. KELLEHER 147 Porter Street Secretarial " The more you know of her, the bet- ter you like her. " Glee Club I ; Semaphore Staff 3. JAMES R. KELLEY 15 Belmont Avenue Practical Selected " Strange to the world, he wears a bashful look; the field, his study; nature, his book. " Baseball Assistant Manager 1 ; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Stunt Night 4; Junior Prom Committee 3 ; Sophomore Dance Commit- tee 2. HELEN E. KOVAL 39 Birch Street Commercial " Speech is great, hut silence greater. " Basketball 3 ; French Club 3 ; Secretarial Club 4. PETER LUCAS 288 School Street Practical Selected " When my studies get loo deep, then I lay me down to sleep. " THEODORE M. MITCHELL 846 Washington Street Practical Selected " His tittle tongue was never stilt, Talk it must, and talk it wilt. " Art Club 1 ; Football 1 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 ; Sophomore Dance Commit- tee 2; Intramural Basketball 3, 4; Stunt Night 4. RICHARD V. SHEEHAN 356 School Street Practical Selected " Happiness was horn a twin, " ROBERT T. SHEEHAN 356 School Street Practical Selected ' Quiet and unassuming he goes his gentle way. " Junior Ring Committee 3. EDWARD J. SULLIVAN 49 Winter Street Commercial " It IS not the place that maketh the person, but the person that maketh the place. " Senior Play Committee 4; Stunt Night 4. 13 1940 SEMAPHORE SENIOR WHO ' S WHO BOY Julius Shipalawski Edward Sullivan Rocco DeLuca Edw ard Daly Richard Batchelder Edward Horan Harold Smith Edward Sullivan Robert Crevola Joseph Sellars Rocco DeLuca — Richard Mason Richard Batchelder Edward Horan Julius Shipalawski ) Herbert Liftman Paul Dervinis Henry Christman Bernard Howes Louis Bass — Edward Horan MOST POPULAR MOST OPTIMISTIC MOST ATHLETIC MOST INNOCENT MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED MOST EFFICIENT BEST DRESSED BEST NATURED BEST DANCERS SHORTEST TALLEST MOST REFINED BEST PAL MOST MUSICAL PEPPIEST MOST MYSTERIOUS MOST ATTRACTIVE MOST DETERMINED Harold Smith Bernard Howes Richard Batchelder Ralph Holmes Edward Sullivan Richard Batchelder Robert Crevola Paul Dervinis Theodore Mitchell Alden Capen Robert Trotta Bernard Howes Everett Ceruti Everett Roach Edward Horan Julius Shipalawski Ed " ard Horan Edward Horan MOST SOPHISTICATED MOST OBLIGING Frances MOST SERIOUS MOST SOCIABLE KINDEST JOLLIEST WITTIEST CLASS ARTIST ACTOR— ACTRESS CUTEST MOST RESPECTED NEATEST CLASS CHEMIST BEST SPORT GIRL Mary Zumas Helena Ruggerio Elisa Carrara Elsie Lewis Lillian Mackie Frances Russo Lillian Mackie Mary Zumas Alice Wereska Elisa Carrara Evelyn Deering Emily Glover Mary Zumas Lillian Mackie Elisa Carrara Winifred Meserve Hazel MacCombie Lena Wancus Natalie Sproull Russo — Mary Zumas Lillian Mackie Mary Zumas Frances Russo — Mary Zumas Alice Wereska Elisa Carrara Edith Kartstein Emily Glover Hazel MacCombie Lillian Mackie Hazel MacCombie Lillian Mackie CLASS BOOKKEEPER ALL-ROUND-STUDENT Mary Zumas Elisa Carrara Mary Zuma s 14 SEMAPHORE 1940 CLASS HISTORY As we, the Class of 1940, leave the Stoughton High, we take with us fond memo- ries of four happy years spent under her protection and guidance. 1936- 37 Proudly bearing the title of " freshmen " we entered Stoughton High only to learn that we should be humble in the presence of the upperclassmen. This year our repre- sentatives to the student council were Mary Zumas and " Red " Horan. We sponsored Freshman Dance, which was a success, both socially and financially. Soon we were passing from our primary rank to the distinguished position of sophomores. 1937- 38 Having risen in the world, we now found ourselves confronted with the task of voting for our class officers. Our first class officers were: Richard Batchelder, pres- ident; Mary Zumas, vice president; Robert Crevola, treasurer; and Franc es Russo, secretary. Our sophomore Hallowe ' en Dance was successful, and many of our classmates made news as athletes this year. 1938- 39 At last! Juniors! Now we ' re really climbing up in the world. ' We were excited over the thoughts of getting our class rings. The ring chosen was striking with its red stone and gold school seal. The Junior Prom with its valentine atmosphere was typical of the Class of 1940 ' s great social success throughout the years. The class officers were: Richard Batchelder, president; Lillian Mackie, vice president; Paul Dervinis, treasurer; and Frances Russo, secretary. 1939- 40 We were now seniors, and we had reached our goal. Now we really appreciated the educational and social value obtained in school. This was our last year to vote for class officers and the results were: Bernard Howes, president; Lillian Mackie, vice president; Paul Dervinis, treasurer; and Frances Russo, secretary. The senior play, " June Mad, " with a cast of thirteen was a huge success and brought out a good deal of theatrical talent. The Semaphore, edited by Mary Zumas, was very good this year, and credit should be given to the entire Semaphore staflp, which introduced the first " Rally Dance " ever held m the S. H. S. Commencement week, with the Reception, Banquet, Class Day, and finally Grad- uation, kept us all very gay and busy; but at its close many of us were filled with sorrow and sadness of the realization that we were leaving high school and its happy activities forever. Hoping to make bigger and better history, we pass through Stoughton High School ' s portals. 15 1940 SEMAPHORE CLASS PROPHECY THOMAS ANDERSON If your car gives you trouble. Never go into a panic: Just bring it to " Jimmy " , For he ' s an expert mechanic. RICHARD BATCHELDER " I ' m going to travel, " said " Richy " ; And " by gosh " he did: From the icebergs of Greenland, To the romance of Madrid. LOUIS BASS His hair has turned a little gray. But his teeth are still intact. " Louie ' s " a prominent lawyer now, And he ' s living in a forty room shack. ARTHUR BURNHAM Arthur owns a clothing store; He ' s offering values at savings galore; And above his door, it says with a dash, " In God we trust. All others pay cash. ' ROBERT BURNHAM We all knew Burnham As a pal named " Rob " ; He ' s now doing well On a government job. THERESA BUSCHENFELDT Miss Buschenfeldt is quite a cook; She ' s getting ready for her man; At least the man that she will hook " Won ' t have to eat food from a can. ALDEN CAPEN " Aldy " , the one That made the teachers rage. Is now tormenting the public On a New York stage. ELISA CARRARA Elisa teaches physical training. Especially to those who are small: She has them all pulling and straining So that they will stretch and be tall. EVERETT CERUTI Everett is busy In those business rushes ; He ' s a salesman of Those Fuller Brushes. VICTORIA CHARNECKE Victoria is a hostess of the air; She keeps everyone happy and calm ; They just forget all trouble and care " When Miss ' Vicky " turns on all her charm. STELLA CHISHOLM Miss Stella, our stockroom girl, Has finally gone to Phoenix; But her head ' s still in a whirl ; She has Western stock to deal with. HENRY CHRISTMAN Henry ' s a salesman With initiative and dare, And he ' s selling a great deal Of that new pyrex ware. RICHARD CHURCHILL Up in West Stoughton Near the Canton line " Richy ' s " raising chickens And is doing mighty fine. FRED CONNELL Fred ' s making money With very little trouble; He buys used cars. Then sells them for double. 16 SEMAPHORE 19 RALPH CREAN " Ralphy " is one gentleman Who limits his physical toil To the acts of pumping gas And pouring in oil. ROBERT CREVOLA You say Orson Welles is good, But wait until you sec Crevola ' s latest play, called " Three of You and One of Me. " EDWARD DALY Good men like Daly Are very rare, So Stoughton made him Its little mayor. JOHN DEACON Amidst test tubes and jars We found John A-trying to " figger out " How a germ is born. EVELYN DEERING— ANNA GREENBERG Anna G. and Evelyn D. Have both become trained nurses; They can cure any malady Without much strain on purses. ROCCO DeLUCA Rocco is a great athlete. He ' s a professional now; On his feet he is very fleet; DeLuca ! Take a bov. ' ! PAUL DERVINIS " Pokey " brightens mornings, ' Tho they may be dreary, With his radio program, " Cheery for the Teary Weary. " SANFORD DITTMER " Sandy " was a comedian At whom we all did roar; But now he ' s a serious chap And runs a hardware store. FRANCES DREA Frances is a housewife; She enjoys it very much ; She says it is just the life. With cooking, sewing and such. LOUIS DYKEMAN " Dyky " became an electrician, One of the very best. He takes the money in. And his helpers do the rest. JOHN ELLIOTT John ' s studying radio. And has no time to fool; In the daytime he works, And at night he goes to school. MILDRED FISCHER Mildred is attending college. Earning all letters from " A " to " Z " ; Her brain will be well-stored with knowledg After receiving her A.B. degree. MARY FLYNN A history teacher is Mary; She talks and talks all day. Once in a while she states with much vim, " Woodward backs all I say. " EDNA FRALICK Edna has a little home; She cooks and cleans each day, But she does not live all alone; Someone has come to stay. 17 1940 SEMAPHORE EMILY GLOVER A stage girl is our " Molly " ; She ' s quite the popular belle; She ' s now a member of the follies And is doing ver) ' well. CHARLES GORDON When " Gabber ' s " not fishing In fishless ponds. He ' s " diddling " around In stocks and bonds. MARJORY ' HANKS Marjor)- Hanks is a singing star Heard weekly upon the air; So just tune in wherever you are And hear her voice, so fair. EDWARD HOLM " Eddie " was an ambitious ' feller " , Who could never be a loafer ; At present he ' s employed, As a first-class chauffeur. CLAYTON HOLMES Clayton is our Senator And famous for what he has done; He has an important say On how the government is run. RALPH HOLMES The beasts in Stoughton Were too tame, So " Ralphy " went to Canton And is hunting big game. EDNA HOMER— ELSIE LEWIS Does anyone want their hair dressed well In a chic, becoming way.- ' Call Edna Homer or Flora Lewis; They ' ll do it the way you say. EDWARD HORAN " Red " signed up with The Boston Sox ; They always win with Him in the box. BERNARD HOWES Bernard is high in Medical life; He ' s very efficient With scalpel and knife. WARREN HUBLEY Warren now talks With the greatest of ease; He ' s a salesman for Nice tenderized peas. DORIS HUMPHREY Miss Humphrey is a good seamstress; She ' s doing very well. She can make any kind of dress And what is more — they sell. RALPH JANARO Ralph gets you there With little fuss; He ' s pretty busy. Driving a bus. ROBERT JOHNSON " Bob " can be found In the diner he owns; He makes you anything From coffee to buns. AMBROSE JOLLIMORE Go up these stairs To the second floor; You ' ll find Ambrose In his sporting store. 18 SEMAPHORE 1940 EDITH KARTSTEIN Edith Kartstein now waves a baton And vocalizes too. If you need music for a prom. Call " Edie " , " 312 •. PETER LUCAS Down in the basement With coal dust on his face Works " Make Heat " Lucas — He has taken Mr. Mahoney ' s place. JOSEPH KAZULES Joe ' s making money In monstrous lumps With his oil and water And gasoline pumps. MARY LYNCH A reporter is Mary Lynch ; She goes snooping in and out. She says that it is quite a cinch; She ' ll edit some day, no doubt. JAMES KELLEY James has a job and I wish him luck; He ' s driving one of Those twelve ton trucks. HAROLD MacCOMBIE Harold refuses to tell Us his work; But from me to you He ' s a mail-order clerk. RITA KELLEHER Rita ' s opened a five and ten. She just couldn ' t break away So when e ' er you need ink or pen Go see Rita any day. HAZEL MacCOMBIE To lovely little Hazel Let us all drink a toast — A commercial artist For the " Saturday Evening Post. " HELEN KOVAL Miss Koval teaches shorthand work. (She ' s the one that wrote so fast.) If any of the pupils shirk, By Helen they are not passed. LILLIAN MACKIE Lillian is continuing school To gain a bit of knowledge; The things she hadn ' t learned in Stoughton She is learning now at college. HERBERT LIFTMAN " Herb " was the boy With musical ambitions; He ' s up at the top With the nation ' s musicians. RICHARD MASON Dick has a job, and He ' s getting on fine; He ' s a pilot On a big airline. HARRIET LIPSKY Our gracious Harriet is all set; With a job she surely does rate; She is a private secretary For the governor of our state. ANNE McCORMICK Anne is a traveler; She journeys east and west ; But like all others, She still likes home the best. 19 1940 SEMAPHORE WINIFRED MESERVE An authoress is Winifred ; Her stories they do stress The lives of people in the slums. Who have neither food nor dress. ARTHUR MITCHELL Here ' s a big sign Let ' s see what it says. " Mitchell, the tailor. Will mend all vour tears. " THEODORE MITCHELL Teddy draws ads For the big magazines. Pictures of food and Nice limousines. MYRNA MURPHY When you open a magazine And see a smiling face, It ' s our own Myrna Murphy In an ad of your favorite tooth paste. MARY PAPPADEMETROPOULOS Dark-haired Mary Is out in Hollj-wood ; She is a dressmaker for the stars, And I hear she ' s very good. ESTHER PETERSON Build your house of white. And have your shutters blue. For your decorating Call Esther — " 322 " . EVERETT ROACH Everett, the chemist, Is sure climbing high; Every night with a telescope He examines the sky. 20 HELENA RUGGERIO Helena looks after her father ' s business. Keeping books, answering phones, receipting a bill; And, though sometimes it seems to get in her hair. Miss Ruggerio still goes on with a v.ill. FRANCES RUSSO Three cheers for Frances Russo, Who has gained a fine position ; She ' ll help you lose a little weight. For she is a first-class dietitian. LAWRENCE SCANNELL If ever a shell shculd Shoot off your ear. It ' s probably " Laurie " Out hunting deer. MILDRED SELDEX Mildred is a social worker; From house to house she goes. Fulfilling her duties to the people Who arc greatly in need of clothes. JOSEPH SELLARS Joe always proclaimed, " A hermit I ' ll be, " But he ' s locked to his wife, And he can ' t find the key. RICHARD AND ROBERT SHEEHAN The Sheehan boys Sure are smart; They are twin mechanics In a motor mart. JULIUS SHIPALAWSKI " Shippa " has a job That ' s a sight to see; He ' s pounding a beat On the S. P. D. SEMAPHORE 1940 CAROLINE SILVA Caroline is on the air With lots of dots and dashes; She brings you news about the stars In what they call quick flashes. FLORENCE SMITH An ambitious girl is Florence; Her job it is a dandy; You ' ll find that around a beauty salon She comes in very handy. HAROLD SMITH " Smitty " is designing For movies and such ; We always thought he had The necessary " touch, " ELINOR SPRAGUE A happy girl is Elinor, Who is now a secretary ; She says she got her spelling knowledge From Webster ' s dictionary. NATALIE SPROULL Natalie is teaching school by now, And has a class of three; She is a private tutor And earns a large salary. JAMES SULLIVAN Sullivan sits at the Head of the force; He won his badge Through a mail-order course. LILLIAN STOCKUS When Lillian Stockus was in school. Her coiffures were always neat; Now she ' ll gladly set your hair. If her prices you can meet. JULIA TECHIERA Julia designs the dresses That the " debbies " wear; Her creations give that certain look That make the men all stare. ROBERT TROTTA Benny shot Allen and got the Chair; Robert ' s taking " Jack ' s " place on the air! At half past seven, the stroke of the gong, " Buck " Trotta rides again, but not for long. RICHARD VANSTON If you ever have a case. No matter how tame or hew raw, Just bring it to " Dicky " , ' Cause he ' s an Attorney at Law. LENA WANCUS A studious girl is Lena Who works with mind and soul, She has climbed the ladder of success, Psychology ' s her goal. ALICE WERESKA A lovely form, a beautiful smile. And an ability to wear fine clothes: These qualities are to be found in Alice, A girl that everyone knows. DANIEL WILLIAMS If you want to gain weight, See a dietitian; But if you ' re wondering about politics. See " Danny " , the politician. MARY ZUMAS A roving reporter is Mary ; From country to country she goes; For news that will make the headlines She is always on her toes. 21 1940 SEMAPHORE CLASS WILL Last Will and Testament We, the lads and lassies of the Class of 1940, upon having completed 1123 bonny school days, do hereby bequeath on this twenty-first day of June, any jolly old peculiarities or attributes that we may have, to those we deem most worthy of receiving them. To Mr. Randall we leave our sincere expression of thanks for the responsibility ' that he has undertaken in our behalf. To the faculty we leave peace and quiet. To the juniors we leave what we didn ' t have time to finish. To the sophomores we leave our singing ability and hope that they will better it in their junior year. To the freshmen we leave our ingenious methods of torture to be used on next year ' s " rookies " . Mar} ' Flynn and Stella Chisholm leave the stockroom dustier than they got it. Dust and all go to Catherine Capen and Eleanor Parent. Hazel MacCombie and Frances Russo leave the office out of control. We wish you luck, Anne Walent and Florence Charnecke. Mary Zumas entrusts her duties as Editor-in-Chief of the Semaphore to Rosemary McCormick. Sanford Dittmer bequeaths his glamour to Harold Curtis. Alice Wereska divides her dancing ability between " Margie " Sprague and Albina- Stripinis, and her way with men she wills to " Winnie " White. " Basher " Daly leaves his histor) ' knowledge to Louis Blanc. Victoria Charnecke leaves her underclassmen admirers heartbroken. Natalie Sproull leaves a trail of perfume. " Mucka " MacCombie leaves what is left of his bicycle to Harold Sprague. Harold Smith leaves his idea that " clothes make the man ' " with " Jimmy " ' Rubel. Peppy " Bobby " Crevola leaves his roly-polyness to Melvyn Durkee. Elisa Carrara leaves her size and comebacks in the person of " Dotty " Buck. Robert Johnson leaves next year ' s Home Economics class with a few pointers on cooking. James Sullivan, " Sully " , bequeaths those big blue eyes to " Bob " Neylon. Robert and Richard Sheehan leave their twinliness to Gladys and Beatrice Pfyffer. Ralph Holmes leaves us guessing. Dimpled, curly-haired " " Art " Burnham leaves his dark locks and dimples with " Billy " Alexander. Hazel MacCombie bequeaths her adorableness to Winifred Raychard. Slaphappy " Pokey " Dervinis leaves as cracked as he came. 22 SEMAPHORE 1940 Silver- voiced Marjory Hanks leaves her mellow tones to Alice MacLean. Edith Kartstein bequeaths her paints and brushes to Florence Holm. Everett Roach leaves Mr. Knowles broken-test-tubed. " Lee " Wancus leaves " Wanna-kiss. ' ' " behind. Julius Shipalawski, " Shippa " , leaves the grid and gals to the bashful, blushing captain-elect, " Tommy " Chestnut. Who will inherit " Drip " Capen ' s sinister, blood-curdling pen. Francine Burnham ' s dark hair, brown eyes, and love ly smile are all to be inherited from Myrna Murphy. " Red " Horan leaves his business ability to " Billy " Alexander. Harriet Lipsky leaves her efficiency to " Flossy " Charnecke. John Deacon leaves his oratory to George Terrill, and his sense of humor with " Joe " Cotter. " Duke " DeLuca bequeaths his long basket shots to " Dutch " Leonard. Everett Ceruti leaves Miss Lyons without a reliable ticket seller. Ralph Crean leaves his pranks to John O ' Hare. " Gabber " Gordon leaves. In witness whereof we, the after-signed, have hereunto set our hand to this, our Last Will and Testament at Stoughton, Massachusetts, this twenty-first day of June, A. D., 1940 Class of 1940 Witnesses: S. H. S. 23 SEMAPHORE 1940 STATISTICS Na»ie Thomas Anderson Louis Bass Richard Batchelder Arthur Burnham Robert Burnham Theresa Buschenfeldt Alden Capen Elisa Carrara Everett Ceruti Victoria Charnecke Stella Chisholm Henry Christman Richard Churchill Fred Connell, Jr. Ralph Crean Robert Crevola Edward Daly John Deacon Evelyn Deering Rocco DeLuca Paul Dervinis Sanford Dittmer, Jr. Frances Drea Louis Dykeman John Elliott Mildred Fischer Mary Flynn Edna Fralick Emily Glover Charles Gordon Anna Greenberg Marjory Hanks Hobby Electricity Reading ColL Miniatures Hockey Sports Cooking Writing Talking Music Everything Reading Boy Scouts Photography Reading Bowling Swing records Writing Plumbing Pen pals Sports Ambition To execute at prison To relate history To double for Spencer Tracy To play for the Bruins To be worth his weight in gold To study dietetics To own a magazine To be a good conversationalist To be a good husband To get rich To type 125 words a minute To be a scout executive To get married To be or not to be To do bookkeeping To do commercial art To write a " best seller " To work at plumbing To marry her pen pal To referee sports Making eyes at dream girl To take dream girl out Inventing To invent a tractor-auto combination To keep a happy home Pen pals Fishing Radios Sports Window-shopping Pen pals Dramatics Farming Post Cards Music To win the Nobel Prize To operate radios To travel To be a friend to all To work at dietetics To do secretarial work To acquire a wit To be a nurse To sing 25 1940 SEMAPHORE Name Hobby Ambition Edward Holm Automobile tinkering To meet all beautiful girls Clayton Holmes Baseball To study foresting Ralph Holmes Hunting To succeed Edna Homer Roller-skating To dress hair Edward Horan Sports To teach and coach Bernard Howes Hunting To work for telephone company Warren Hublev Saving money To spend it Doris Humphrey Movies To nurse Ralph Janaro Sports To announce sports Robert Johnson Old coins To be a chef Ambrose Jollimore, Jr. Hunting To find the three bears Edith Kartstein Art To design clothes Joseph Kazules Motor Boating To do mechanical work Rita Kelleher Poems To do interior decorating James Kelley Stamps To be a salesman Helen Koval Movie stars To go to HoIl) ' wooa Elsie Lewis Sewing To dress hair Herbert Liftman Music To be an engineer Harriet Lipsky Knitting To be a private secretary Peter Lucas Photography To live alone and like it Mary Lynch Books To do something worth while Harold MacCombie Photography To be a Chemical Engineer Hazel MacCombie Art To be an artist Lillian Mackie Playing the Piano To buy for a department store Richard Mason Plane Models To pilot for P. A. A. Anne McCormick Etching To etch Winifred Meserve Toy animals To do something different Arthur Mitchell Visiting public library To do library work Theodore Mitchell Drawing To be a politician Myrna Murphy Swimming To do secretarial work Mary Pappademetropoulos Sports To be a girl in white Esther Peterson Sports To do interior decorating Everett Roach Music To work as a chemist Helena Ruggerio Roller-skating To see the world 26 SEMAPHORE 1940 Name Frances Russo Lawrence Scannell Mildred Selden Joseph Sellars Richard Sheehan Robert Sheehan Julius Shipalawski Caroline Silva Florence Smith Harold Smith, Jr. Elinor Sprague Natalie Sproull Lillian Stockus Edward Sullivan Julia Techiera Robert Trotta Richard Vanston Lena Wancus Alice Wereska Daniel Williams Mary Zumas Hobby Tennis Collecting guns College catalogues Reading Sports Sports Eating Collecting souvenirs Roller-skating Spending money Anything Collecting Skating Sports Art Collecting Jokes Books Scrapbooks Dates Airplanes Saving pennies Ambition To be a dietitian To be a bachelor To teach history To enjoy himself To be called Richard To be the best half To be a teacher-coach To travel To be an air stewardess To be a bank teller To win the Pulitzer prize To write To dress hair To find a blonde To design clothes To be a clown To be town treasurer To succeed To live be a laboratory technician To ffy 27 1940 SEMAPHORE A LEHER FROM MR. LYMAN To Members of the Class of 1940: You members of the Class of 1940 are about to conclude your schooling here in Stoughton. I can recall many of you beginning with your work as members of grade three here in Stoughton. All of us connected with these schools have been interested in your development and growth during your school days. It has been our desire that you should develop all those qualities which will make you a citizen that your countr) ' may be proud of, and that you will be proud to be a worthy citizen of your country. We all realize that each of us is a conglomerate of good and bad and that whether we develop the good and continue that development or not, decides what type of citizen each of us shall be — we trust that you all are aware of this fact and will guide your- selves accordingly — the only hope of our country is its future citizens. You members of the Class of 1940 have in your 12 years of schooling lived through more " History " than many a century has produced. That " History " of your last 12 years is still in the process o f making at a whirlwind rate. Vast changes, dangerous situations, difficult choices await us all — you soon must take a part in these choices. These choices will require much knowledge, much sacrifice, a sense of justice and goodwill toward all. Have we done anything to help you for what is before you. ' ' The answer is yes " , but we do not know whether we have done enough or whether it was possible to do enough so that you may help make America, in the best way — the best America we could wish. We must depend upon you — you must not fail your country. This is my farewell and Godspeed to you. W. B. Lyman 28 1940 SEMAPHORE First Rou — E. Horan, W. Alexander, E. Rafaiko, J. Shipalawski, C. Leonard, E. Roach, B. Howes. Second Row — Coach Frank Burke, R. Day, J. Green, J. Rubel, R. DeLuca, T. Chestnut, W. Hubley, H. Phillips. Third Row — G. Chapman, B. McCormick, R. Neylon, W. Robertson, R. Burnham, A. Burnham, R. Churchill, R. Liftman. Fourth Row — G. Limberopoulos, A. Porter, M. Leonard, S. Morey, F. McKay, H. Cohenno, E. Galasso, J. Cotter, B. Silva. Fifth Row — V. Doda, A. Goodman, E. Rafaiko, R. Pooler, T. Smythe, Manager L. McEwan. FOOTBALL Coach — Mr. Frank Burke Captatit — Julius Shipalawski The Stoughton High School once again enjoyed a very fine football season. Only one game was lost. This is due to the fine coaching of Mr. Burke and cooperation of the squad. This year several boys left because of graduation. The boys who left this year were: Captain Julius Shipalawski, Edward Horan, Bernard Howes, Warren Hubley, Rocco DeLuca, Arthur and Robert Burnham and Richard Churchill. May next year ' s team keep Stoughton at the top. 30 SEMAPHORE 1940 First Row — W. Alexander, H. Phillips, C. Leonard, R. DeLuca, E. Rafalko, E. Ceruti, E. Horan. Second Row — Coach Franklin Crosby, R. Pooler, B. Silva, E. Rafalko, F. McKay, R. Cohenno, R. Botch, L. McEwan, Ass t. Coach Radvillas. Third Row — A. Gusciora, E. Galasso, M. Leonard, G. Limberopoulos, H. Cohenno, F. Connell, J. Techiera, P. McDermott, C. Ledin, R. Stevens. BASKETBALL doach — Mr. Franklin Crosby Captain — Rocco DeLuca " Champions of the Hockomock league " is the new title for the basketball players of the Stoughton High School. Coach Crosby ' s fine training brought Stoughton to the fore in 1940. The team next year will consist of practically the same men, as only one of the starting five will be gone. Along with Captain Rocco DeLuca, seniors Everett Ceruti and Edward Horan will leave. Congratulations to the team for the fine work it did this year and best wishes to next year ' s team. 31 19 40 SEMAPHORE First Ron- — W. Alexander, E. Rafalko, J. Shipalawski, E. Horan, C. Leonard, R. DeLuca. Second Row — Coach Frank Burke, R. Pooler, R. Cohenno, H. Cohenno, H. Brickel, R. Goward, Manager A. Mitchell. Third Row — J. Green, R. Pooler. E. Willis, C. Holmes. BASEBALL Coach — Mr. Frank Burke Captaiti — Edward Horan The baseball team for the year 1940 enjoyed one of its fine seasons under the coaching of Mr. Burke. We are proud to pay our tribute to the senior boys who are leaving this year, they being; Captain Edward Horan, who for two years has captained his team to fame and fortune; also Julius Shipalawski, Rocco DeLuca, Clayton Holmes and Richard Vanston. As for the boys who are returning for another season, we hope that they will keep up their fine work, to bring about another " banner " year. 32 SEMAPHORE 1940 First Rou — Manager M. Flynn, F. Smith, F. Russo, E. Glover, E. Carrara, A. Wereska, C. Silva, M. Cunningham, Coach Barbara Twombly. Second Row — A. D ' Amadio, E. Cobbett, M. Zumas, M. Pappas, E. Peterson, J. McLea, D. Iversen, P. Neylon, A. Walent. Third Row — J. Hawes, S. Wisotsky, D. Steinbrenner, E. Foster, D. Pentz, G. Wetzel, M. Jefferson, E. Barbato, E. Tarchara. FIELD HOCKEY Coach — Miss Barbara Twombly Captain — Elisa Carrara The Hockey team had a very successful season this year. They won four games, lost two and tied three. The highlight of the season was the defeat of Hingham, a team that had been undefeated for thirteen consecutive years. Best wishes are extended next year ' s Captain Muriel Cunningham and Coach Miss Barbara Twombly. 33 1940 SEMAPHORE GIRLS ' BASKETBALL Coach — Miss Isabel Murphy Intramural Captains — Mary Zumas, Mary Hurley, Doris Slye, Marilyn Mason, Marjorie Sprague, Cecelia Murphy, Dorothy Pentz, Angelina Gill, Evelyn Robinson, Dorothy Iversen. Intramural basketball in Stoughton High School is now two years old and has been very successful. The championship this year was again ■won by the Sargents, a senior team, captained by Mary Zumas. Best of luck to Miss Isabel Murphy, a fine person and excellent coach and the wish that she will be as successful with intramural basketball next year as she has been thus far. 34 SEMAPHORE 1940 First Row — J. Techiera, Ass ' t. Exchange; E. Carrara, Girls ' Sports; Miss Ruth Neily, Adviser; E. Horan, Business Manager; M. Zumas, Editor-in-Chief; A. Walent, Ass ' t. Editor; V. Vanston, Exchange. Second Row — L. Heelan, Junior News; S. Wisotsky, Ass ' t. Girl ' s Sports; R. McCorraick, Literary; B. Randall, Freshman News; C. Capen, Ass ' t. Business Manager; W. Meserve, Literary; F. Holm, Ass ' t. Art; L. ' Wancus, Senior News. Th rd Row — R. Stevens, Asst. Boys ' Sports; P. Dervinis, Humor; E. Daly, News; W. Alexander, Asst. Business Manager; R. Batchelder, Alumni; R. Janaro, Boys ' Sports; R. Crevola, Art; W. Ecclestone, Literary. SEMAPHORE Adi ' iser — Miss RuTH Neily Editor- ' ni-Chiej — Mary Zumas The highlights of Semaphore activities to raise year book funds were Football Rally Dance, Basketball Victory Dance, and several seventh period dances. The staff had the pleasure of entertaining the Southeastern League of School Publications in March. The aim of the Semaphore is to afford students interested in writing a medium for expressing themselves in a magazine designed to meet the needs of the student body and its friends. 35 1940 SEMAPHORE First Row — V. Vanston, E. Fralick, C. Capen, Miss Dorothy Arnold, E. Deering, E. Larson, G. Pfyffer, B. Pfyffer. SecoiiJ Ron — F. Smith, F. Drea, E. Fleming, O. Swanson, M. Hanks, M. McDonald, E. Sprague, H. Curry, V. Charnecke, A. Greenberg. Third Ron- — M. Fischer, P. Barnes, F. Holm, H. Dyett, M. Curry, C. Buckley, T. Buschen- feldt, R. Benson. CORRESPONDENCE CLUB Supervisor — Miss Dorothy Arnold President — Catherine Capen During 1939-40 the Correspondence Club received letters from boys and girls of Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, South and Central America. Despite conditions abroad, some members of the club were fortunate enough to receive censored letters from England and other foreign countries. Miss Dorothy Arnold, supervisor, has introduced the club members to many new friends whom they have retained through their correspondence. 36 SEMAPHORE 1940 First Row — P. Dervinis, V. Kundrot, R. Blair, S. Petconis, R. Stevens. Second Rou—R. McCormick, D. Buck, P. Whittemore, W. Batchelder, M. Glover, M. Flynn, B. Howes, L. Mackie, E. Carrara, E. Martin. Third Row — M. Zumas, L. Wancus, E. Gushing, J. Rubel, G. Holmes, L. Rogalski, H. Dyet ' i, F. Burnham, D. Johnson, V. Gharnecke, E. Sprague, E. Williams, D. Steinbrenner. Fourth Row — G. Gordon, A. Gapen, W. Bissett, E. Roach, T. Ghestnut, R. Neylon. DRAMATIC CLUB Supervisor — Miss Barbara Anderson President — Bernard Howes In December the club put on a splendid play entitled, " The Christmas Gimme " for the school Christmas assembly. At the Benefit Stunt Night, the blood-curdling comedy, " A Night at an Inn " , was presented by a selected group of members. On March 20, 1940, members of the club put on an enjoyable pantomime at the meeting of the South- eastern Massachusetts League of School Publications in Stoughton. 37 1940 SEMAPHORE First Row — F. Russo, W. Mesene. H. Ruggeno, M. Zumas, E. Carrara, S. Chisholm. Second Rou — H. MacCombie. H. Lipsky, A. Wereska, E. Sprague, H. Koval, A. Mc- Cormick. SECRETARIAL CLUB Supenisor — Miss Christine Donovan President — Elisa Carrara During the year the club visited the following: Telephone Exchange, Court House in Dedham, Post Office, Business Show in Boston, Shawmut office, J. W. Wood office, Canton Savings Bank, Dedham Court, U. S. Attorney ' s office and Fisher Business School. The main purpose of the club is to enlighten the members on the many qualifications of a good secretary. 38 SEMAPHORE 1940 First Row — E, Carrara, V. Charnecke, E. Glover, L. Wancus, Miss Dorothy Arnold, E. Sprague, M. Zumas, M. Fiynn. Secoitd Rou — R. Crevoia, D. Williams, A. Jollimore, R. Batchelder, J. Deacon, A. Capen, B. Howes. SENIOR PLAY " JUNE MAD " , the annual senior play was staged April 5, 1940 under the able direction of Miss Dorothy Arnold. It was a three act comedy ripe with humor and drama that kept the audience wondering what would happen next. It was well-cast, and the June madness was enjoyed by those on and off stage. Credit should be given to the committees who helped make the play a success as well as the cast. 39 194 0 SEMAPHORE ART CLUB Supervisor — Miss Rose Movitz AIi4iough the club had no officers, it had twenty-two active members. Club members entered the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Contest, sculptured from soap, studied figure and cartoon drawing, and designed and drew animal posters. Unknown art talent was discovered and developed by the members of this club. CAMPFIRE GIRLS Counselor — Miss Rose Enos President — Elizabeth Fleming A Council Fire, at which many girls received their ranks, was held in the fall at the Junior High School. The second Council Fire was held May 6, 1940. During the year the girls visited the following places of interest: Fire station, police stat ion, airport. Diamond Dairy, and Spring Flower Show in Boston. A food sale was held on March 29, 1940. The school is well represented by the Campfire Girls. FRENCH CLUB Supervisor — Miss Rita Lavallee President — Edmund Rafalko Throughout the year the French Club had many activities, some of which were a sleigh ride, ice skating parties and their regular club meeting socials. The club was organized to familiarize its members with the customs, languages and life of the French people. 40 SEMAPHORE 1940 GLEE CLUBS Supervisor — Miss Minnik Goeres Pres cier? s — Evelyn Deering, James Kelley The combined Glee Clubs san Christmas carols at a Christmas assembly. Negro folk songs were rendered at the Benefit Stunt Night. As is the custom of the clubs, they furnished music at the Senior Class Day exercises. ORCHESTRA Snperi ' isor — Miss Minnie Goeres The High School Orchestra furnished music at the High School Parent ' s Night in the fall. It played selections before the Dramatic Club Christmas play and the senior play in April. It was enjoyed again on Class Day and at Graduation in June. VOCABULARY CLUB Adviser — Miss Ruth Neil i President — Evelyn Robinson The purpose of the Vocabulary Club, Eta Tau, is to gain knowledge of words and their meanings, derivations and associations. At each meeting a new group of related words was taken up and discussed with all its different meanings. The club enjoyed a number of hikes and weenie roasts during the year. 41 1940 SEMAPHORE THE SEA Edith Gushing, ' 42 Pounding, roaring, thudding, breaking, Soothing, lulling, thundering, waking; The blue and green capped waves to me Are an awe-inspiring sight to see. I hate it ; I love it ; I don ' t know why ; There ' s something about it that makes me cry. Whenever I stand on its rocky shore, I wonder if it will be, forever more. " When the misty gray fog rolls in from the sea, It covers the land and you and me. It gets in my blood and makes it sing; It makes me feel contempt for man ' s puny things. The tiny little creatures that in her bosom sleep In their coral palaces way down deep May hear her mighty waves roaring always ; But I, in my earthly house must stay; I can ' t see the majesty of her waves capped with foam; No, always I must live in a weak wooden home. I can ' t see the storm-tossed inky breakers. Nor hear the bell buoys, the loud soul-quakers; But I will wait patiently, because I know That ever the sea in my heart will flow. 48 SEMAPHORE 1940 BROTHERLY LOVE Warren Ecclestone, ' 43 I first met Dyer two years ago. He was up in Michigan bossing a crew of loggers. Last spring I saw him again. It was time for the river drive to begin. He invited me to follow the logs down the river with him. As I wished to get a story of logging life for my paper, I accepted. The drive lasted for two days. During that time I made friends with all of the logging crew. There was young Tom Dyer, the boss ' s kid brother; Joe Thorgenson, a Swede from Minneapolis; and many others. Practically every nationality was represented in that crew. The drive was finally over. All the logs were in a small inlet off Lake Michigan. A dam kept the logs from floating away into the lake. Dyer and I were watching the men, jumping, monkey-like, over the logs, trying to keep the logs from piling up. Suddenly we saw Tom Dyer slip and disappear between the logs. His cries for help distracted the men from their work, and they slowly piled up and began to jam. Dyer ' s brother, caught in that swirling mass of jamming timber, would be crushed to death in a second. I turned to the boss to see how he would try to save his brother. He had disappeared, but I suddenly caught sight of him racing out onto the dam with a huge axe in his hand. The next instant he was hacking at a chain which held the great doors of the dam together. The weakened chain suddenly snapped, and the massive doors slowly swung open. With a roar, the logs burst through and floated out into Lake Michigan, making a huge wave which washed Tom Dyer clear of the logs. I gasped as I realized what the boss had done. He had sacrificed the year ' s supply of timber for his brother ' s life. I wondered how the men would feel if they couldn ' t get any pay. Then I remembered what Dyer had told me once before. Men were men on the logging crews. These men had seen their boss do a thing other men would never have done. This boss cared more for his brother than he did for wealth. Men of the crew thought of brothers back home and respected Dyer more. Forgetting about their lost pay, they volunteered to try to salvage the timber. A week later, I received a letter from Dyer. He said that they had salvaged a fourth of the wood. He had managed to pay the crew from his own pocket. " Yet, " he concluded, " what good are riches without a brother to share them with.- " I suddenly thought how Dyer ' s heart must take up about two thirds of his body. 49 1940 SEMAPHORE SURPRISE Beryl Randall, ' 43 It was a hot, sultry day in Virginia, a day when all things animate, men and animals, stopped in their tracks, but not Cass and " Chet " Grant. The Grant family had rented an old colonial house for the summer, but being suddenly called away, they had left the two boys to put the house in order. The boys were now busily, but dustily, changing the furniture in the house. Cass, the older of the two boys, was about to move a desk from one side of the room to the other when his brother vigorously protested. " Hey, Cass, that desk belongs to Dad, so let ' s put it in the library, " " No! " Cass grunted, as he moved it, " Mom said to leave it in here, over in this corner. " " She did not! " replied Chet. " I was with you all the time, and she didn ' t say anything of the kind to you. " " All right! Maybe she did and maybe she didn ' t " , Cass retaliated, " but let ' s solve our problem by building book forts in the library. Then we can shoot wads of paper at each other, and the one who has the least paper in his fort at the end of ten minutes can put the desk wherever he wants to. " " OK, " agreed Chet. The two boys then adjourned to the library. In order to make good forts the largest books were needed, so Cass and Chet began looking for big books. In one of the farther corners was a very big book that neither of the boys had noticed before. They both reached for it at once and in the ensuing struggle Cass fell against one of the pine panels in the room. Surprised at the hollow ring, the boys began searching for a hidden spring that would open the panel. Up and down the sides they felt. Then Cass pressed a knothole accidently, and it gave. " Look Chet, " Cass called excitedly, " this knothole gives. " " Well, push it, " Chet advised. " No, it won ' t move — hey! Wait a minute — yes — it ' s moving! " Stepping back the two boys watched the panel open slowly. Startled they peered curiously into the dark, dank hole revealed to them. Chet, fumbling in his eagerness, pulled his flashlight out of his pocket. The two boys breathlessly waited as the searching beam picked out — absolutely nothing. 50 SEMAPHORE 1940 THAT FEAR IMMEASURABLE Rosemary McCormick, ' 41 The room was thick and stifling with cigar smoke. As the tall man in black strode up and down the deep Oriental rug, the gray haze rose and fell as he disturbed the air. The wet cigar in the very last corner of his mouth was chewed to a frayed rag. It distorted his pale, thin, wan face, making it lopsided with two deep, dark wrinkles behind the cigar. His eyes bulged with the haunting fear which was eating his heart away. His hairy hands clasped and unclasped nervously behind his back. His hair was disheveled, and his shirt collar had fallen open. His attire looked as if it had reposed on a bench for a week. His trousers bagged at the knees and had no trace of a press. All in all he was a miserable, shaken wreck. Back and forth, up and down, he paced. He sighed deeply, causing the ordorous haze to slowly rise and fall again. The cigar was diminishing slowly but surely. And that fear, it had weakened him to the state of collapse. Suddenly, the door jerked open. A trim white figure appeared, smiling, " It ' s a boy ! " A DREAM NOW — SOMEDAY PERHAPS Thomas M. Chestnut, ' 41 The dreams I dream of the Golden West, The plains of Texas with peace and rest, A ranch nestled down between tall trees That sway and bend from the gentle breeze ; The sun that sets like a fiery ball With colors that paint the canyon wall. The rivers that churn and roll along With a noise which sounds like a rhythmic song; Skies that are always clear and blue, Scenes of beauty that nature drew. Where you might ask is such a scene. ' ' Nowhere ! for it is only my dream. 51 19 40 SEMAPHORE ESCAPE Virginia Vanston, ' 41 The vessel had cut down its speed so much that it was now just gUding along. It cut the foaming blue of the ocean as a fine blade pierces a piece of silk. The serene sky fairly radiated peace, but there was no peace in the boy ' s troubled heart. He could not endure Steele ' s cruelty any longer ; it would break him both in spirit and body. How could a lad sixteen submit to the fierceness and stern discipline of a man like Steele? David clenched his firm, white teeth and set his square jaw as he always did when he had made up his mind definitely. He would escape somehow. The smarting welts on his back and shoulders quickened his decision. Suddenly his tears ceased to come to his eyes, for he saw a coral island in the sunlight. One word flashed across his mind. Escape . ' If only the ship was nearer to it. Almost as if his prayer was heard, the ship turned and headed closer toward the island. Nearer, Nearer I David hesitated. He was alone on the left deck. No one in sight. He must leap before the course was changed. His slender form knifed the water. He swam away with quick easy strokes. For an instant he looked back and fear grasped his heart. There was Steele on deck, revolver in hand. Yet he did not fire; he laughed, a laugh hideous and terrifying, roaring above the din of the ocean. Why was he laughing thought David. The shore, the shore at last I His strokes became almost frantic, and he gasped for breath, then his foot hit a rock. He staggered to the beach. He was free. As he approached the beach a figure of a man dressed in black appeared. David ' s eyes were blurred, but he could see the man ' s gentle face. David spoke. ' Fate has brought me here. " Then, before David or the man could say more, a figure approached, a human form wasted away. David ' s terrified eyes sought the man. The man spoke, " A leper, my son, a leper. " There was no escape. 52 pat ronize THE ADVERTISERS IN THE SEMAPHORE t Norfolk Oil Filling Station WASHINGTON STREET STOUGHTON, MASS. Tel. 441 LOOKING FOR A DIGNIFIED VOCATION? . . . 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