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

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SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 CLASS ODE Music from " The Olden So gs " by Ellen J. Loreng This is the closing song we leave in part The golden joys we have within our heart. Deep in our memories your echoes dwell; The days of yore may linger with us well. Our hearts are filled with kindly memories dear. Of joys and sorrows spent throughout the year. Our thoughts of you with us will long remain, In years to come we ' ll not forget your name. Dear Stoughton High to thee we gladly sing With music that shall ever ever ring. Our love for thee will never become dim We know that peace for you we ' ll surely win. It is the future that we look indeed To spread the happiness we all should heed. But in our hearts the tender memories lie Reminding us of years that cannot die. Dear Stoughton High to thee we sing in song. Our praise to thee in guidance does belong. Your spirit leads us in our way of truth Enshrined forever in our days of youth. This is the end of our glad youthful days To thee we sing our ever grateful praise. Our love and faith shall guide us through the years; Dear Stoughton High we say goodbye with tears. Dorothy Holmes 2 SEMAPHORE ' 0 19 4 3 We extend Our sincerest gratitude To those who gave help And guidance throughout the Years ADMINISTRATION Mr. Howard R. Randall, Principal Mathematics Miss Dorothy Arnold English Mr. Frank Burke Mathematics Mr. Franklin Crosby History and Mathematics Miss Christine Donovan Secretarial Training Miss Lottie Elzbut Business Training Miss Rose Enos Latin and Biology Miss Margaret Flynn . English Miss Rita Kelleher English Mr. Joseph Knowles Science Miss Rita Lavallee French Miss Dorothea MacDonald English Miss Isabel Murphy History Miss Ilona Rafalko History and Science Miss Vera Ross .r Business Training Miss Marion Tarbox Clerical Miss Pauline Todd- . Home Economics 4 SEMAPHORE MARY IRENBT AtEXANDER S Rose Glctf St. l " i Commercial SIJ I hti! jbl manner j both qi-i(l and f J ' j Pastfetball r 2, f,: Ctet Club ' K 2 ; l tunt Ni ht ij;, 3. •■ ' Office Gtd-l Y; Secretarial ( luh 41 Honorary member )y! Sr. Women ' s ■ uh ; Librarian 2; Air Raid Warden 3. lub 3 ; Receptionist at Parent-Teach- i s ■v ' slurette at Stunt Night 2. VV ' MIRIAM ' .3 Park Street ,y " She IS k ' f y n ' lii ' to lohM at and even jELYN b rKER - Ly Commercial y ,p ■ ■ liii lo lo t)ji at Mil nicer li kraJ. ' ,h . J Basketball l; ' yfreshman Dance Committee; Sof homorc Dance Committee ; Softball 2 ; Jurior -Prom ( om tiittee ; Dramatic Club 3; Qlee Clift) 2; Secretarial Club 4; Semaphore 3, 4; Stunt Night 2. BARBAft P; 27 Glen .Street " 0 . dffELDER Comiij cial Choral Mfi 3, 4 ; ' Stunt Class Da6 , 2, 3; Secre- Raid Warden 4. hlihiies ij, I qaiie a Wilton bishop, jr. 900 V Sington Street Corfci ercial Freshmaa Dance Oimmittee I ; Sophomore Danes, Committee- 2 ; Football 3, 4 ; Baseball B ketball 3. 4; Prom ( ' ommittee 3 ; ( las;. X ' f Hirer 2. 3.4; ( horal C;iub 4 ; ' emaphurt 2. 3; Sturt Night 2. 3. ROBEHpYEDMCJiJK BlAviR Ih8 PleaSa f reet jr " Wegt 11 f ' nis onlTk mj y to Aaff a Inend is lo be Dramatic Club Ujr 3, 4 ;t.S«phomore Dance DecoQ fing (oromittee i! ; " English Club 4; .Air Raid Vi ' arden 3; Junior Prom Orchestra Committee 3; Aviation (Jub 4; Stunc Night 2. 3. y HENRfi ' RICl ' ( ' lo Pearl Stjec| ak ' tilJ rioi. ' !) : yohll neter aliie. ROWN, IR. Mixed iher shy hui uiih a Jf- " 6 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE MILTOiM C APLAN 1?4 Lin ln Street HANLON DeW ' ITT COHENNO 8}8 Cenllali Street Practical College ' 7 latighler nete at ctinre, a m iifet iffrnmal he uoulJ be. " Orchestra 1. 2, 3: Glee Club 1 ; Stunt Night 1. 5; Aviation Club 4; 18 Month Club 4. 3; Sacretirial Club 4; jVJ at •ifunioj Prom . ' X r Fresbman fitsketball U; A ' ae jiien! ariMysaie—sne Stu)2t t 3. CJtchestr tommitti Librarian 3 ; Martjger Com nt ' ttee [ fo» u«t Night li : Usher tc Stuf ' t Nighl ' h; Class V) I. J, V .i JACK SIDNEY CRANE 17 Clifford Avenue . Colj ge ' ' A laugh IS tiofh a f u eii gi any market. " Football 2, 4; Cfioral Cluk l. Club 1, 2; 18 MontKyClub " 4 ;,Dramatil Club 4; Air Raid wlafi! • ,» r Class Day 1, 2 ; Jg(iorWlay ■ J " 0 SEMAPHORE Mixed . 2 ; Correspondent ( J b 1 ; St;int Night } ; Prom Committee 3 ; Basketball T, 2; Air Raid Warden }; Librarian 4 ; Semaphore 2, 3. Jl ' y- ' ' Ow of my uay — I have work Ixj ' do. " JAM RQ RT CRITSER IS " ? Cprftral Stseet . • College r. Air Raiti W arden 3. 4; Dance C;pmmittee 1, 2. CUv Day 2, 3; Footb U 4; Student Cchincil }; Glee Club 1. 3 Ring Commit- 6. f ANNE MARY DiAljWDlD 43 Cushing Streg .Commercial Q ' ijM ' e (ua-ess lAj i " ' ' ' ' Club 3t 4; Glee Club 4 ; Semaphore ittee 4. 19 4 A P fl 0 R E ET HEELAN Cpmmercial Chclial cilub 4; Glee ; Sejtretarial Club Day 2 ; Usherette Bjijeetball 1, 2; Softball Stunt Night 3 ; Junior Sophomore Dance Com- ok 4. MADELINE THERESA HOGA ■SO Atherton Street y ytCollege ' exterior . ' _ Class Df(j 2 ; " YeirBojuk Gle ' e ' lub 1, 2 ; ' - 3tockM)oni :i5kl ! ; ' Stunt Night 1, 2; Bask b ' .(f. 3; Prom Coi i tee 3; Si4r orPlay ' 1. 2, Pla 24j:(l8 ' on , C ft ; Softball RALPH EDpKR HANSON 24 Edge«j 5B lAvtnuc College " confXAyio hing nor I deny nothing. " Stunt rfJiajlt 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3; Choral Club q. ' i ; Air Raid Warden 4 ; Sophomore DanctACommittee 2 ; 18 Month Club 4. MARTHft rijN 1822 Wash DOROTHY MAE HOLMES " HA Sumner. Stree y Commercial A litre compound of )un and jrottc. Senior Play ' A; Grtiduation Committee 4; _Basljjetfcall 1, 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Sopho- n ore Dartce Committee 2 ; Class Secretary . 3, .4; Stunt Night 2, 3; Stockroom ( Icrk 4; Lijjrarian ,J ; ' Jilnior Prom Commit- tee 3.; Dramatic Club 3 -4 ; Secretarial CI ib 4 _ Vicc ' Eresident); Cheerlea.der 4; Sema- phore . AUCj EMMA JeJOMER h9i Sun nei X!ireet ) Mixed " Good sporl, oftM ntfiured. jull of fick , 2, ' 3 U Basketball 1. 2, 3. 4; SPdA " Play 4; (Mee Club 2; Softball 1, 2 Freshman Dance Committee 1. shinpforyyMr r " flff ' y ftccompany ) er al- " Pois. Bask baliri ; R id Wartien ' ; Office Girl I 3 ? ijran ic .Club |2r 3, 4 ; iCheerleader AfT Prwi Ij CWmm jic Sophomore Dance Comnntte ,2 ; Semaphore 4 ; Secretarial Club 4; Stunt ' Night 3; Parens ' Night 1, 4; Senior Play 4. EDITH 61 Ash Street if tf Commercial j tr " A chleery smile mm o rcUf great Glee Club iV 2 . i hofslWIfb 3 ; Stur Mifeht j, ) etball r; Frei :iub ' -»■ ' ' - ' « ' e 1. y (P 9 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 oy t life has KELLEY Commercial Vand J iunrn,, ff1iltk( make desirable comt h , ilfi where . ' Junior Red Cross 4 ; Basketball ; Softball 1. 2. Glee Club 1, 2; Usherette at tion ; Class Day 2 ; Secretarial Club Basketball 1, 2; Softball 2; Stunt Night i. Football i ' -1 ; Basketball Vft , 3. ' 4; mati i lufVJ ; Choral ClJb 4 ; Stunt fvlight Senior N ' lay 4; Aviation Club 4. MADELINE MARIE KASUPSKI 226 Pleasant Street ' Mixed As quiet a( a wasp m one s w.. Glee C;iub (lkj 2 Usherette at Graduation 3 Basketbdr ] 2, i. ' 2 ' S A aloft Jf 6t DORRIS RJAM LONQ Commercial Eifct ' d Coi rse 3. ■face this qui l. 10 19 4 3 A,lr Practical ter t ai2 meaninji less College te jt i)tni.t3 i 9iii ii 1 t l X Baseball 2 ; KyCV RD : H Ajffi lSON inAj Cllb V; Basketbi| ; ; e i lay ' 4; Bk ball 3; Ve(»r Book 4; Gj »pub 2; Frer ch Club h. ; Mo(tft ;iitb- . ' " 105i Il fy AveiW U Mixed ' clothes ye shall knoir her. ' Basketball 1. 2; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Sophomore Dance Committee 2. GRACE MELBA MASON 307 Prospect Stleet Practical SEMAPHORE MARILYN ELIZABETH MASO " IvJ fll y» 307 Prospect Street cy iW?f]t " Enjoy ihy youth, it fuill not stay. " Basketball 1, 2; Hockey 2, 3, 4 ; Aif Raid Warden 3; Glee Club 2; Ticket Seller 3, 4; Red ( ross f.ourse 4. PAUL DONALD McDERMOTT 4 Pearl Street Place , ( ' olk-ge " The actions b men ie the best inter- pretation of uheir tkoiighls. " BasketbEll 1, 3i 3 ; Pootbalj) 4 ; Frak ' man Dance. Comrfeitfee 1 ; ophorr)ore Dar C n mitte 2 ; JuKiir Prom f o nmittee if; J Riri Corrafcittee 3V Student ( ouna matic CluDI? ' , X - Tderl, 4i Stijiui 1 low ■ Jarici - ¥3 , , _ , Serriaphore 2,i j- rderlj 4i Senior Play C ommit 3; C ommittee 4 ; ti {it FRED McKAY jJC i f?et - College College " Bfinj too jiijl jyflejp j undflftahd. " ■Football ir , 3, " 4 (Co-MpWTn 4); Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basebalt ' 3. DOROTHY KEMPF 1426 Washington S " The mil4fsf fl S ets mind Student TOiuncVl 1. Ma L(iA 5 ; Recepti )ff Mars ikiJ r Committeel 4 ; Pare[tSy hVfl 1 ; HaiWyary Mei ' SeWfapl«)re 2 ?, 4, Stunt NiMtyff } ; Gle k«ball 1, y;yTreshman Dfcj ComniTlte Junior Prom Committee 3 : Class Day 1, 2, 3, 4; Eighteen Month Club 4. 2, A 5tu 11 S E M A P H 0 341 Prospec ED ' il(RD ' = ' ETER RAFALKO 54 j mfeeV Street _ Mixed y " £aW bed J hT arl to r )d an FresJ feaij__, elfce Cdmmittee bl.; Sopho Daijee Committee 2 | J pri iemf T5e omore •ecorat- ing ' Committee 3; Serior ay Committee 4; Football 1, 2. 3. 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2. 3. 4. SON RANDALL Mixed ine irj a house. " Semaphord 2, 3 ( ' Editor 4), Basketball Ticket J ler 4-1 Softball 2; Football TickjCt) ' Seller ' " Senior H y Committee 4; Clu 2, 3, 4 )fl0taduation Usherette yj JuntbrnProm G )Amittee 3 ; Basketball 2, 3aM; Glee ClJ 2; Ho o ary Mem ber Seoftr Wanfen s Club 4; Al aid War dWif)?; Stunt flight 2j ;iC«A Fire Girls ReceptmtlWsnerette 1 ; Class ay UsliAette 3 ; Class L)ay Rose Song 2 ; Parentslr Night 1, 3; 18 Month Club 4 (Secretary 4) ; Senior Flay 4. JOSEPH NTH SNY V TOS 40 Summ»( Street ¥ M ed Don iud tij y l tTturUfce fh iquiei HNyoSII iJOtTOM 79 Centra Stre«t Practical 12 13 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 VERA EDITH SWEETMAN Pearl Street V-j Mixed ' ' QuitjXajiiJiWell ducted . hut dlutjy; ready Filld J ey 2, 3, all 4 picket ttetp. -4; Class herette 3 ; j Raid [Mlrden 3 ; French 2 ; St BT Nig t 3 ; Graduation Usher- te 3.; Glel Mixed ayer is palienct. Basl t4ir 1, 2, 3 ; yJun«ci P!rotii Committee ■ QleejlCfLuh , ' 2jr.f % Day 1, 2, 3; Soft- aJl K2; UsDj me 3; English flub 4 ; Cross 4. mercial jail, look • » her M ' H nd youU j orne! them He 4 ; Ba kW all K 2, 3 ; Glee Sub 1, 2; Stunt Ni 1, 2, 3; Football Ticket Seller 1, 2, 3, 4; Secretarial Club 4; it Raid Warden 3 ; Basketball Ticket Seller 4 ; Freshman Dance Committee 1 . _ herette 1 ; Office Girl 2 ; J ior Prom Qmimittee 3 ; Gradua- tion Usherette 3 ; Senior Play Committee 4 ; Dramatic Club 4. i CommerciaL tt!nd tat scfat Ms read y J Un, aejfi all 1, 2. Jjj gHi 63 Sch depend upon, steady, long. " eff Cldb 1, 2 ; Fresh- Danc G nnfnittee ; Secretarial Club 4 ; Stunt Night Committee 3 : Graduation Usher- CHEST flpi COHENNO 30 Lambert! 4jl ' enue Practical " .4 unrecognized cap:u:!y. ' Aviani | i Club 4; Dance Committees I, 2, 3, LEO DONALD ESTABROOKS " 6 10th Street Mixed Qiiiel and unassuming, he goes his gentle way. " Stunt Nighc 1. 2, 3: Baseball 2. 3, 4; Prom Ticket Committee 3 ; Aviation Club 4 ; Usiier at Graduation 3 ; Sophomore Dance Com- 14 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE SENIOR WHO ' S WHO D J I O IT} T C Milton Bishop MOST POPULAR Cecelia Murphy James Critser MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Dorothy McPherson Lawrence Russell MOST SOCIABLE Dorothy Holmes Eugene Galasso BEST DRESSED Eva Martin Edgar Parent SHORTEST Eva Martin James Fox TALLEST Mary Alexander Hanlon Cohenno MOST ATHLETIC Alice Homer Chris Carabatsos i REST PAT S Joan Smullen Milton Caplan Dorothy Steinbrenner Clarence Ledin MOST OPTIMISTIC Therese Williams Hanlon Cohenno MOST ATTRACTIVE Miriam Barker Milton Bishop KINDEST Miriam Barker David Handy CLASS ARTIST Cecelia Murphy Allen Porter WITTIEST Anna Heelan Clarence Ledin MOST DETERMINED Drusilla Johnson Robert Silva JOLLIEST Betty Iversen Samuel Pechonis BEST SPORT Madeline Hogan Lawrence Russell NEATEST Lillian Grubenskas Chris Carabatsos BEST DANCER Eva Martin Warren Ecclestone MOST SERIOUS Virginia Blye Ward Clifford MOST REFINED Drusilla Johnson Samuel Pechonis ACTOR-ACTRESS Drusilla Johnson Edgar Parent CUTEST Shirley Chrestensen Milton Caplan MOST MUSICAL Dorothy Holmes James Fox BEST NATURED Virginia Kelley Paul McDermott MOST SOPHISTICATED Martha Hampe James Critser IN MOST ACTIVITIES Beryl Randall Allen Porter BEST SMILE Marjorie Corbett Lawrence Russell MOST RESPECTED Dorothy McPherson Chris Carabatsos ALL-ROUND STUDENT Dorothy McPherson SEMAPHORE 1943 CLASS HISTORY As we, the Class of 1943, leave the Stoughton High School, we take with us fond memories of four happy years spent under protection and guidance. 1939- 40 With the title of " freshmen " we began our first year at Stoughton High School, realizing we were to respect the upper-classmen. Dorothy McPherson and James Critser were elected as our class representatives to the Student Council. Our Freshman Dance was a success, considering we were beginners. After our first year we were ready for our Sophomore year. 1940- 41 Having finished our freshman year we prepared to vote for our class officers. We chose Carl Pearson, president; Dorothy McPherson, vice president; Milton Bishop, treasurer; and Dorothy Holmes, secretary. We held a Sophomore Dance, which was also a success. Many of our classmates participated in activities of other classes. Wc Sophomores never had a dull moment to lose. So — we must mention the group roller-skating parties at Rolland. Without a doubt, we all enjoyed ourselves. 1941- 42 At last. Juniors! Now we ' re really climbing up in the world. We were excited over the thoughts of getting our class rings. The popular ring chosen was striking with its red stone and gold seal. Some rings were all gold. The Junior Prom with its appropriate winter atmosphere was typical of the class of 1943 ' s third success throughout the years. To help us carry out the success in our Junior year we chose the following officers: Paul McDermott, president ; Dorothy McPherson, vice-president ; Milton Bishop, treas- urer; and Dorothy Holmes, secretary. 1942- 43 Wc 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: Lawrence Russell, president; Dorothy McPherson, vice-president; Milton Bishop, treasurer; and Dorothy Holmes, secretary. The Senior Play, " Young April, ' with a cast of 16, was a huge success and brought out a good deal of theatrical talent. Commencement week, with the Reception, Banquet and Class Day, kept us all very gay and busy; but at its close many of us were filled with sorrow and sadness at the realization that we were leaving high school and its many activities. Because of the present crisis, we, the Seniors who are left behind to do our job at home, wish every other senior, boy or girl, who may enter the ser ' ice, every bit of luck and good fortune so that they may be entitled to a normal and happy life after victory is won. Hoping to make bigger and better history, we pass through Stoughton High School ' s portals with a feeling that we are more a part of this great nation than has been any other graduating class in its history. 16 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE LETTER FROM MR. LYMAN To the members of the Class of 1943, Stoughton High School: You, members of the class of 1943, are about to complete your schooling as offered here in Stoughton. Many of you, I have seen your growth, physically and mentally since you started either in kindergarten or first grade. What progress you have made since that time should be but the beginning of your education and your usefulness as people. Schooling is by no means the whole of education. Education is progress and development. You should see to it that throughout life you continue to improve your education, i. e. your self development. This you should do through your work, your play, your association with others, and, as needed, by study and courses, which are offered in abundance in the Boston area. The world faces a crisis, politically, economically, and spiritually. As the people, who must adjust themselves to these crises, and must make the adjustments which these crises demand, your further education, your further develop- ment is imperative. As you go forth from our schools, it is our prayer that you all may meet your responsibilities as people — more power to you. W. B. Lyman 17 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 CLASS PROLOGUE Spring was coming far and wide. In Washington the countryside Found cherry blossoms now all out And travelers so had come to see (It is the year of ' 53) And pilgrims all, they were devout. A certain structure very tall Was pilgrimmed to by nearly all. " Stoughton Building " was the name Upon an ocean liner, some Pass time with stories as they come. (It is a fascinating game.) First, that man of wide acclaim Of Metro, Goldwyn, McDermott fame Described a World-wide Fair. " First, I saw the Bombard ships They ' re called the B-O 76, A perpetual motion affair. New two-hundred octane gas In a laboratory class Doc Steinbrenner made. In case of accident a nurse, Gloria Tallberg, with her purse Prepared to give first aid. With Chet Cohenno I did confer, Who ' s now a " Life " photographer, About the latest trend. Later guided around the town Rafalko toured me up and down. His tours I recommend. Being heard, a symphony band Advertised Somerfields throughout the land By Maestro O ' Donnell ' s syncopation. As it may be supposed The noise was composed By Shostokovich Ecclestone ' s inspiration. PROPHECY Paradiddle Estabrooks African numbers drummed. Looks Like he ' ll go far. (Some think too far.) In Lil Grubenskas ' songs The Fair ' s success belongs. She was spectacular. The U. S. Ministry of Supply On Madam Hogan does rely For getting information. Hunk ' Cohenno is a ham On the Jack Armstrong program The kids all jam the station. In public high school Number 8 Miss Kelly ' s rules none violate. She is a splendid teacher. Mr. Staples now announces Sanka Coffee and pronounces Its perfections. He ' s a feature. Because of Mim ' s persuasive way People rush their tax to pay. Miss Barker ' s influential ! Edith Hoyt ' s promoted then To highest paid in 5 and 10 She ' s the Boss-Essential ! ' Vera Sweetman ' s winning smile Sells you the Ipana style. She is a toothpaste model now. Evey Smith has little men. Her children number up to ten. She ' s a busy girl — and how! Corbett a Marine did land. The situation ' s well in hand. She ' s lucky in her choice. But thats ' enough from me, " Mai declared vivaciously, " Who will be the next voice? " 18 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE Carabatsos volunteered To tell some things that he had heard. (He ' s a successful shoe magnate.) " I stopped at Conway ' s to have tea At the London Bridge shoppe. It was so good I over ate. Also there, Lieutenant ' Wade Of the London Fire Brigade Had come to help a bit. Congresswoman Randall there In Parliament her views did air. Her speech was called " exquisite. " I saw when I was in Paree Monsieur Baskin, celebrity, Cest pour mon corps de la ballet! M ' am ' selle Long for aristocrats Now designs Parisian hats. They ' re the latest thing today. Gene Caruso Galasso The operatic basso 1 heard in good old Rome. It was the marry month of June And there was Struzzie with her groom His first name is Jerome. Arriving at my destination Pechonis had an innovation Sold hotdogs to the Greeks. And now it ' s someone else ' s turn To tell some things that he did learn Abroad these last few weeks. " Barney Silva made a tour Of goodwill through the West. As an eastern cowboy he was sent (But proved the West still best.) He told his story all in song About the stalwart Yankee. A Pocahontas of Massachusetts Was heroine Helen Kasupski. Barney had horses, and sideshow of fish, Of tropical breed and variety. So the boy in his stable was one Robert Gaibl Who knew about fish society. Barney was advertised far and wide By an excellent painter, I ' m sure. The pictures so dandy were painted by Handy. Their action supplied the lure. Dotty Dug sold tickets And " barked " about the show. Her " on the inside " at the ringside Caused the crowds to grow. Eva also drew a crowd Her songs were quite risque The way she ' d sing was smouldering The hit of the matinee. Skinny Silva was the stooge Who sat among the patrons. He ' d laugh and laugh in their behalf And relax the matrons. Dotty Sweet sews costumes That add color to the show. Her boleros for caballeros Are always apropos. Up from the ranks of the Semaphore Into the New York Sun Crean goes from shore to shore Reporting can ' t be outdone. The story which really brought him fame Was the Dorothy Holmes debut; The best of society came, The wealthy and well-to-do. All were greeted at the door By butler, Donald Condon, Who annt)unced each visitor From Paris, Rome and London. 19 SEMAPHORE President Blair of Fuller Blu! h Cosmetique Industrie Was greeted by a tremendous rush (He offered samples free.) In walked McKay and Einstein To everyone ' s surprise. They listened to his cosmic line With wide and starry eyes. Dotty McPherson of authoress note Was the center of attraction Because of the novel that she wrote Full of wit and action. Lord Sidebottom from over the sea, Who ' d just been received by the king, Added pomp and dignity And many gifts did bring. Miss Christman did the flower display Which offered subtle beauty With potted palms and rose bouquets From Stoughton and Djibouti. Gas expert, Critser, was called in A gas leak to explore. A loud explosion, an awful din. He didn ' t take the elevator. The party was crashed when Ledin dropped in Unorthodoxly through the roof. His plane went into a spin Now the house isn ' t waterproof. Thomas Smyth, the corner cop. Thought he heard a sound. Dashing there, he stopped to stare — The house was all around Charlie Downs, the fireman, Poured water on the place In case a spark make easy mark, And saved the populace. 19 4 3 Barbara B. brought for them Cups of tea and cakes Past member of the Motor-Corps Her job she now retakes. Jimmy Fox, the editor Of " Ladies ' Homey Journal " , Is always in a dither But is making it eternal. His everfaithful secretary Is Mary Alexander, For when finances start to vary She never does meander. I have an interesting staff. C. Murphy draws cartoons She makes the many readers laugh And others fall in swoons. Lucas tells the lovelorn About affairs of heart, And eases troubles of forlorn And gives young love a start. Martha Hampe knows her styles Of France and all the nations She even travels many miles To get the right creations. Melvin Kaitz is author He writes them novel size Every story, meritory. Wins a Nobel prize. Anne D ' Amadio writes of foods The recipes are rare. Her pretty sheet of things to eat Would tempt a millionaire. Theresa Williams corresponds She is the news reporter Her greatest scoops are Army troops They always will support her. 20 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE Anna Heelan writes verse Appearing on the pages. It isn ' t bad, it could be worse; Is even praised by sages. Joan Smullen interviews the bands. The Dorseys and Glenn Miller. Her verbation on syncopation Surely is a killer. The next to speak was Porter A wealthy looking gent. But sad and dreary his story His money was all spent. " I was a rich man, once, " he said, " But now my gold is gone. I lost It all on Broadway With a play called " Gentleman John. " I bought myself a theater And presented there this play. It should have been a great success For it starred Drusilla J. But fate decided otherwise And bad luck came at once. Drusilla got a bigger chance And joined up with the Lunts. So there I was without a star And then to top all this. Our drummer, Milton Caplan, quit. That guy we sure did miss The orchestra then fell apart Our soloist next went. She was a Miss Virginia Blye, For stardom she was meant. The opening night was near at hand I had to get a clown. And so I picked up Idsie Crane, But Jackie turned me down. " My public must come first, ' he said, And left for Hollywood. But Milton Bishop helped me out Which made things very good. Then Mai Kasupski came to sing. Joe Santos tried the drum. On opening night we all felt fine Not knowing what would come. Our ticket taker caught a cold. Miss Anna Mootas she. And had to stay at home that night, Oh woe, oh woe was me. The audience just walked right in And never paid a cent. We didn ' t realize what was up Until they all had went. Next morning in Ward Clifford came, A bill collector he. And ordered payment of my debts Of many and many a fee. I paid them all, and then I found My cash had quickly gone ' d. And so you see me here today A weary vagabond. Then Porter paused and dried his eyes It was a sad, sad sight " Let ' s hear another story, " he said " That ' s cheerful, gay and bright. " 21 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 Then Alice Homer told this yarn, A quaint old funny tale About a man who bought a boat And went out for a sail. Richard Lyman was his name, A sportsman brave was he. And so he bought this sailboat To go out on the sea. He hired for his skipper A man both brave and true. His name was Eddie Atkinson, The sea and stars he knew. Ed Kimtis also went along To help out with the crew, A carpenter and handyman He kept the ship all new! They sail from Boston Harbor On a cold and windy day And then they found Ed Parent A crafty stowaway. They ran into a fog that night And crashed into a ridge And when the daylight made things clear They found ' twas Brooklyn Bridge. Now that is somethmg queer, you see To be shipwrecked like that They pulled themselves upon the bridge And there they sat and sat. The bridge was closed to traffic Inspector Brown said ' twas weak. Our heroes found that it was true, The bridge did sway and creak. Then Arthur Lowe flew over In his brand new aeroplane, But didn ' t see the castaways And flew away again. Our heroes waved their arms at him And jumped and stamped the ground. The bridge collapsed beneath them And they tumbled down and down. They were rescued from the water By a lady fisherwoman Who came from Stoughton High School She was Shirley Chrestensen. A policeman, Everett Hadley, Who was waiting on the shore. Then took our friends into the court Those poor unfortunate four. The judge was Evie Williams She made the sentence loud " Destroying public property Of you we ' re very proud. We ' re glad you smashed the bridge down Now we don ' t have to do it. We knew it ' d come down anyhow As soon as the wind blew through it. " Our friends were really heroes now, And as a final treat, The mayor, who was Ralph Hanson, They were privileged to meet. And now my story ' s ended. Then, " Alice Homer said " Let ' s hear a tale from Wini White. " That lady went ahead: 22 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE " I cannot tell a story well But I will try a bit It ' s ' bout a rare and radiant jewel All sparkles, shines and gilt. Betty found it but grew sick Her nurse was Lib Lagarde. When she got well, she gave to Lib The stone for working hard. Anthony Goodman found this stone When exploring in Brazil The Mason sisters bought it then And hid it in a hill. Then Dotty Simonds bought it next, A business woman she And traded it with Henry Ford For his auto industry. Then they forgot just where it was Until it was too late For Lawrence Russell found it there, But it s not yours said fate. And that ' s the end of that great stone For Ford could hide it well. And it was never found again. Or so that ' s what they tell. " For Lawrence tripped upon a rock The jewel fell from his hand. He couldn ' t find it afterwards For he didn ' t see it land. Spring was here throughout the land And Washington was now at hand, So stories ceased to be discussed. The pilgrims hurried to the hall And homage duly paid by all To that place that had been thrust In Washington, especially For the class of ' 43. 23 SEMAPHORE -iA " 19 4 3 CLASS WILL We, the Class of 1943, upon our departure from Stoughton High School, being of sound mind, do publish and declare this our Last Will and Testament m the manner following: — To Mr. Randall we wish to express our sincerest gratitude for his thorough guid- ance. To the faculty we leave peace and contentment. To the juniors we leave our class spirit and originality ' for them to try to attain. To the sophomores we leave the headaches and enjoyment that goes with a success- ful Junior Prom. We leave our class colors to the freshmen in hopes that they will have as much fun in the four years to come. We leave our sincere appreciation to Miss Goeres for her unlimited assistance toward our graduation. To some fortunate caretakers, " Mai " Hogan and Dottie Holmes leave the secret enjoyment of keeping the dusty stockroom in order. " Lilly " Grubenskas and Mary Alexander leave with sighs the worries, great priv- ileges, and honor of taking care of the office. Beryl Randall, our delightful Editor-in-Chief, wishes her job on the Semaphore to some poor creature. Our own Mr. Five by Five, ' none other than Ed " Lukey " Lucas, leaves his roly- polyness to Irving Janock. " Lilly " Grubenskas and " Hunk " Cohenno leave their Romeo and Juliet partner- ship to Warren Lapworth and Pat Burke. Eva Martin wishes on Lorraine Dyett her wonderful talent in singing. Paul " Mac " McDermott bequeaths his Casanova style and quality to little Henry Vissotsky. Good luck, Henry 1 Bernard " Lucky " Silva leaves his boots and saddle along with his riding to " Rusty " Russell. Alice Homer bequeaths her swiftness in hockey to Jeanette Januskis. Jeannie Crean bequeaths her interest in books to Dorothy Kimtis. Helen Kasupski wills all her speed in shorthand to Eleanor DiCastro. To Steve Weaver, " Piggy " Lapworth, Arthur Corbett, Eddie Struzziero; Md Kaitz, Sam Pechonis, and Chris Carabatsos leave their chumminess. Dottie McPherson and Warren Ecclestone both bequeath their brilliance and ability to study to all who need it. Dave Handy leaves his ability to draw to Donald Cherr) ' . " Wini " White bequeaths her gift of gab to Ellin Buckley. " Blondie " Ledin bequeaths his quaint air of " who cares " to John LaFrance. 24 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE The Seniors leave the Physics Lab with many regrets. Drue Johnson expresses her sympathy to the next year ' s leading lady of the Senior Play and hopes her dramatic ability will help to carry her through. Eddie Parent and Mickie Bishop leave their shortness and all to any unfortunate fellows who don ' t happen to want to grow any more. Mimi Barker bequeaths her matrimonial plans to Eleanor Lewis and hopes she will have just as much fun planning her future as she had. Jimmie Critser leaves the chem lab in as good a condition as hoped for, to Philip Randall, who may have the next pleasure of attempting to blow the school up. Betty Iversen leaves her humor and wit to Evelyn Bishop and hopes she will do it justice. Therese " Willy " Williams entrusts her modern music hobby to some swing friend of the future seniors. " Cece " Murphy and Chris Carabatsos leave their dancing ability to a couple as smooth as they. " Knotno " Rafalko and Freddie McKay leave their fine athletic ability for some junior to accomplish. " Pinky " Fox leaves his hair on the door tops of the school. In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto affixed our seal to this, our Last Will and Testament, on this twenty-fifth day of June, one thousand nine-hundred and forty-three. Class of 1943 Witnesses: S. H. S. 25 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 Name Mary Alexander Edmund Atkinson Miriam Barker David Baskin Barbara Batchelder Milton Bishop Robert Blair Virginia Blye Henry Bomhard James Brown Milton Caplan Chris Carabatsos Shirley Chrestensen Esther Christmann Ward Clifford Chester Cohenno Hanlon Cohenno Donald Condon Mary Conway Marjorie Corbett Jack Crane Jean Crean James Critser Anne D ' Amadio Charles Downs Dorothy Duggan Warren Ecclestone Leo Estabrooks STATISTICS U LL. tlonoy Ambition Dancing Secretary Model building Civil engineer Dates To live Map collecting 2nd Lieut, in the Army Engineers Reading good books Private secretary Sports Naval aerial ' gunner Getting along with people Graduate Circusiana Secretary Airplanes Navigator Drawing Naval Aviation Post Drums Drafting Drums Be successful Drawmg Commercial artist Knitting and reading Nurse Photography Sailor Photography Sports To live a good life Horseback riding Army Medical Corps Music, swimming To travel Reading good books Secretary Working To get some place worthwhile in time to enjoy it. Reading history To enlist Chemistry Create the all-powerful explosive Bowling To enjoy life Hunting, fishing Navy diver Jitterbugging Nurse Reading Travel Model airplanes Airplane mechanic 26 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE Hobby Ambition James Fox Sleep To be successful Robert Gaibl Stamp and coin collecting Engineer Eugene Galasso Sports A successful business life. Anthony Goodman Fish in e Succeed in life Lillian Grubenskas Dancing Be a private secretary Martha Hampe Swimming Be successful and travel Everett Hadley Model planes Machinist David Handy Horse back riding Own and fly a plane Ralph Hanson Photography To graduate Anna Heelan Everything To live Madeline Hogan Bowling To enjoy life Dorothy Holmes Readmg, swimming To succeed Alice Homer Bowhng To succeed Edith Hoyt Playmg the piano Air hostess Betty Iversen Bowling To travel Drusilla Johnson Writing song lyrics Jill of all trades mistress of one Melvin Kaitz Sports Engineer Helen Kasupski Dancing, bowling To be happy Virginia Kelley Dancing, reading Success in business Madeline Kasupski Walking, dancing Go to a business school Edward Kimtis Aviation Aeronautical Engineer Elizabeth Lagarde Horseback riding Teach lower grades Clarence Ledin Aviation Naval pilot Dorris Long Dancing, reading Nursing Arthur Lowe Aviation, automobiles Air Corps mechanic Edward Lucas Aviation Engineer Richard Lyman Out-of-town excursions To have a good time Eve Martin Acting, singing Director of plays or actress Grace Mason Dancing To be a success Marilyn Mason Collecting movie stars ' pictures To fly planes Paul McDermott Sleeping To live a successful life 27 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 Name Fred McKay Dorothy McPherson Anna Mootas Cecelia Murphy James O ' Donnell Edgar Parent Samuel Pechonis Allen Porter Edward Rafalko Beryl Randall Lawrence Russell Joseph Santos John Sidebottom Bernard Silva Robert Silva Dor othy Simon ds Evelyn Smith Joan Smullen Thomas Smyth, Jr. Robert Staples Dorothy Steinbrenner Mary Struzziero Dorothy Sweet Vera Sweetman Gloria Tallberg Gertrude Wade Winnifred White Evelyn Williams Therese Williams Hobby Ambition Piano and sketching Architect Rollerskating Always to be happy and gay Reading, dancing Nurse Rollerskating, drawing Commercial artist Hunting, fishing Airplane models Sports, dancing Sports Walking Swimming Hunting, fishing Sports, reading Photography Horseback riding Horseback riding Sewing, cookin g Dancing Knitting Stamp collecting Hunting, fishing Embalmer Bookkeeper and accountant Successful businessman Engineer To be a settled man To be merry and gay To live a happy life Electrician and radio repair man To be a Naval photographer Work on a ranch and ride in a rodeo Military engineer To be a friend to all To live and be happy Keep happy To be a fireman Electrician Collecting phonograph records Army nurse Singing, cooking Join the WAACS or WAVES Music - iano Playing Music, golf Popular music Drawing Dancing Orchestras Nurse Nursing Nurse Join tlie WAACS Blueprint reading Nurse Private secretary in the newspaper business 28 SEMAPHORE 19 4a |1 f •.( M. Kaitz, J. Crane, R. O ' Day, A. Goodman, Mr. Frank Burke, coach, M. Bishop, E. Galasso, T. Smith, A. Porter, B. Silva. Second Rou : P. Harris, J. LaFrance, W. Walent, C. Ledin, P. McDermott, J. Critser, H. Cohennt), B. Silva, W. Lapworth, E. Struzziero, I. Janock, R. Lindelof. Third Rou : G. Dunn, J. Souza, N. Mitchell, J. Silva, J. Ovsen, M. Johnson, S. Weaver, A. Liftman, H. Vissotsky. FOOTBALL Coach — Mr. Frank V. Burke Co-Captanis — Edward Rafalko, Fred McKay The football team of 1942, as in past years, had a very successful season, winning six and losing two games. The season was climaxed by victories over Walpole and the team ' s perennial rivals. Canton. The seniors who will be lost to the team are: Edward Rafalko, Fred McKay, Allen Porter, Thomas Smyth, Melvin Kaitz, Eugene Galasso. Anthony Goodman, Jack Crane, Robert Silva, Clarence Ledin. Milton Bishop, Hanlon Cohenno, and Barney Silva. Best wishes are extended to the team of 19-43 for a suc- cessful season. 30 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE First Roil : C. Duggan, N. Downs, A. Homer, G. Wade, E. Abreu, D. Benoit. Second Row: M. Pittsavage, K. Smith, Miss Pauline Todd, coach, M. Connell, E. Harper. FIELD HOCKEY Coach — Miss Pauline Todd Captain — Alice Homer The 1943 hockey team brought good news to Stoughton High by enjoying one of its best seasons. Transportation facihties cut down the number of games but the team came through with a total of four wins and two losses. Four outstanding players will be lost because of graduation. The seniors who will be leaving the team are: Capt. Alice Homer, Gertrude Wade, Marilyn Mason, and Dorothy Steinbrenner. Best wishes are extended to the team of 1944. 31 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 BOYS ' BASKETBALL Coach — Franklin C. Crosby Captain — Hanlon Cohenno Coach Franklin Crosby, with the able assistance of his Student Manager, Chris Carabatsos, produced not a championship team this year, but one of great promise. This team, captained by Hanlon Cohenno, showed immense inspiration during the South Shore Tournament, defeating Plymouth, but losing to highly rated Abington in an overtime game by the count of 36-32. The five players of the class of ' 43 leave this June to enter a bigger tournament in which they will be sure of victory; the tournament to rid the world of those Axis gentlemen who believe " peace " to be a thing of the past. alitor- 32 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE First Row: L. Nelson, M. Sweetman, J. Januskis, A. Homer, B. Randall, A. Sevian, E. Buckley. Second Row: D. Benoit, L. Perrone, M. Fiske, C. Peduto, K. Poulos, V. Stauffer, E. Abreu, ]. Angelos, V. Barbato, Miss Isabel Murphy, coach. Third Row: S. Hubbard, M. Connell, K. Smith, B. Grant, L. Mueller, M. LaCivita, A. Morrill, T. Gonsalves, B. Lothrop, E. Barry. GIRLS ' BASKETBALL Coach — Miss Isabel Murphy Because of the accelerated tempo of living, there were only four teams this year. These were captained by Beryl Randall, Katherine Poulos, Katherine Smith and Julia Angelos. The finals were won by the Senior-Junior team, Simmons, captained by Beryl Randall. The other members of this team were: Anahid Sevian, Jeanette Januskis, Alice Homer, Dorothy Kimtis and Mary Wisotsky. These girls will be given orange and black chenille " S " letters. Best of luck is extended to Miss Murphy and her teams of next year. 33 ' J A; SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 First Row: E. Bishop, N. Downs, S. Pechonis, R. Vachon, B. Randall, J. Critser, E. Martin, C. Duegan, E. Caplan. Secona Row: M. Corbett, E. Buckley, E. Kennedy, D. Johnson, B. Lipsky, V. Crane, M. Hampe, A. Heelan, D. Duggan, D. Holmes. Third Row: P. Nardozzi, B. Rubel, C. Ledin, E. Galasso, A. Porter, R. Silva, M. Bishop, P. Liftman, L. Dyett. Fourth Row: J. Levy, R. O ' Day, B. Silva, J. Crane, D. Baskin, R. Lyman, C. Carabatsos, M. Kaitz. DRAMATIC CLUB Supervisor — Miss Dorothea McDonald President — Samuel Pechonis The major activity of the club this year was the presentation of the Christmas play " The Cathedral Clock " starring Clarence Ledin, Sam Pechoais, Eva Martin, Beryl Randall, and Nancy Downs, with Rosemary Vachon as narrator. The members have enjoyed the club throughout the year with their new advisor, Miss McDonald. 34 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE First Row: V. Johnson, H. Delasco, M. Heelan, M. Raymond, A, Heelan, P. Simpson, K. Smith. Second Rou - K. Poulos, V. Stauffer, L. Dyett, B. Dykeman, B. Ware, M. Pittsavage. Third Row: A. Dray, F. Caldwell, C. Downs, J. Levy, D. Cherry. ART CLUB Supervisor — Miss Rose Movitz The Art Club, under the direction of Miss Movitz, studied commercial art, printing, and calendar making. Club members designed the yearbook cover and cartoons. Several members of each class made up the total membership of eighteen students. 35 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 First Row: A. Heelan, C. Murphy, T. Williams, C. Carabatsos, D. Holmes, M. Corbett, M. Barker. Second Row: H. Kasupski, B. Batchelder, A. Sevian, L. Grubenskas, M. Hampe, G. Wade, M. Alexander. SECRETARIAL CLUB Supervisor — Miss Christine Donovan President — Chris Carabatsos Under the supervision of Miss Donovan during the past months, the Secretarial Club has accomplished much in the line of entering into the business world with confidence and aggressiveness. The first part of each meeting was devoted to the discussion of some subject of interest to the future secretarial workers or else a guest spoke to the members and advised them on their future life. The latter part of the meetings were devoted to recreation and refreshments. Skits have been given for the benefit of the club. The club ' s apprecia- tion is extended to its supervisor, Miss Donovan. 36 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE Fhsl Row: M. Hampe. A. Mootas, D. Simonds , B. Randall, E. Martin, M. Hogan, D. Holmes. Second Row: Miss D. Arnold, director, L. Russell, E. Galasso, S. Pechonis, C. Carabatsos, M. Kaitz, J. Crean. Third Row: J. O ' Donnell, B. Silva, J. Crane, C. Ledin, D. Baskin, J. Critser, R. Lyman SENIOR PLAY On April 9, 1943 the Senior class presented a three-act comedy " Young April " . This year the play was presented in the Town Hall. The seniors were fortunate in that excellent scenery for the play was rented from Abington High School. The class extends its thanks to the cast, the business, advertising, and property committees, and Miss Arnold, who directed the play. 37 SEMAPHORE 19 4 3 First Row: R. Grant, C. Duggan, D. Duggan, D. McPherson, B. Randall, L. Grubenskas, M. Heelan, P. Libby, B. Wilding. Second Ro-w: B. Lipsky, P. Eccleston, V. Crane, K. Poulos, E. Bishop, M. Wisotsky, D. Johnson, A. Heelan, M. Hampe, C. Murphy. Third Row: L. Russell, E. Struzziero, E. Buckley, E. Kennedy, E. Smith, M. Barker, D. Holmes, V. Johnson, L. McLean. Fourth Row: R. Silva, D. Baskin, R. O Dav, P. Harris, W. Ecclestone, C. Carabatsos, M. Kaitz. SEMAPHORE Adviser — Miss Margaret Flynn Edilor-ni-Chiej — Beryl Randall Business Manager — Lillian Grubenskas The Semaphore, with Miss Flynn as supervisor, and Beryl Randall as Editor-in-Chief, has concluded a successful year. Due to difficulties imposed by the war situation, the Semaphore did not hold its annual dance, but did sponsor a seventh period dance, which turned out to be the most successful ever held by the school. Four editions, slightly revised from other years, were published, besides the annual yearbook edition. 38 19 4 3 SEMAPHORE ORCHESTRA Supervisor — Miss Minnie Goeres This year ' s orchestra has progressed well under the tutelage of Miss Goeres. The group has held meetings weekly on Monday afternoons. It includes five violins, four trumpets, two clarinets, one saxopho ne, one trombone, a drum, and a piano. The orchestra made its first public appearance at the Senior Class Play. CHORAL CLUB Supervisor — Miss Minnie Goeres President — Eugene Galasso Under the direction of Miss Goeres is the new form of Glee Club, called the Choral Club. It is open to Junior and Senior girls and the Boys ' Glee Club. They have learned to read and sing four part music and have enjoyed the many good singing times together. 39 i Conipl iiienis of Shawmut Woolen Mills ConipliDieiits of PANTHER PANCO RUBBER COMPANY The school ring takes on a newer and greater impor- tance serving not only as a remembrance of school associa- tions but as a memento of these history-making days. Official Jeweler for the Class of 1943 DIEGES CLUST 73 TREMONT STREET BOSTON, MASS. an you and your friends will prize the portrait that looks like you — ■ your truest self, free from stage effects and little conceits. It is in this " long run " photography that PURDY success has been won. Portraiture by the camera that one cannot laugh at or cry over in later years. For present pleasure and future pride protect your photographic self by having PURDY make the portraits. 160 TREMONT STREET, BOSTON Official Photographer STOUGHTON HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1943 SPECIAL DISCOUNT RATES TO ALL STUDENTS OF S. H. S. Northeastern University College of Liberal Arts Offers a broad program of college subjects serving as a foundation for the understanding of modern culture, social relations, and technical achievement. The purpose of this program is to give the students a liberal and cultural education and a vocational competence which fits them to enter some specific type of useful employ- ment. Admits men and women. 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Co-operative Plan The Co-operative Plan, which is available to upperclassmen, both men and women, in all courses, provides for a combination of practical industrial experience with class- room instruction. Under this plan the students are able to earn a portion of their school expenses as well as to make business contacts which prove valuable in later years. Your Guidance Officer — A Friendly Career Counselor Degrees Awarded Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Science Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Pre-Legal Programs Available FOR CATALOG — MAIL THIS COUPON AT ONCE Northeastern University Director of Admissions Boston, Massachusetts Please send me a catalog of the □ College of Liberal Arts □ Pre-Medical Program □ College of Business Administration Q Pre-Dental Program □ College of Engineering □ Pre-Legal Program Name Address H-62A nil I Compliments of NASHER MFG. CO. 50 Gushing St. Stoughton, Mass. CREVOLA ' S MEN ' S STORE 768 Washington Street Stoughton, Mass. McCann ' s Ice Cream Store Wm. 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