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78,74 LIBRARY 0 n, MASSAC THE KNOLL 1935 ' There is a mystic borderland that lies Just past the limits of our work-day world, And it is peopled with the friends we met And loved a year, a month, a week, or day, And parted from with aching hearts, yet knew That through the distance we must lose the hold Of hand with hand, and only clasp the thread Of memory. But still so close we feel this land, So sure we are that these same hearts are true, That when in waking dreams there comes a call That sets the thread of memory aglow, We know that just by stretching out the hand In written word of love, or book, or flower, The waiting hand will clasp our own once more Across the distance, in the same old way. " Helen Field Fischer We Hold the Torch " STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE Lowell, Massachusetts APPRECIATION To our faculty advisor, Herman Brase, we, the Class of nineteen hundred and thirty-five, would give our deepest gratitude for making our class what it is today. Yours was not the easiest task in the world. You worked unceasingly, instilling those ideals in us that would make us worthy of the teaching profession and Lowell Teachers College. You gave us " hearts to fight and — lose. " You opened our eyes to " visions girt with beauty and with wonder lit. " May our lives and pedagogical efforts prove that your faith in us was not in vain. DEDICATION In token of our highest esteem, we, the Class of nineteen hundred and thirty- five, in recognition of the life-long service and love for Lowell Teachers College, the untiring efforts and capable guidance rendered to the college during his ad- ministration, the enduring friendship for every student fortunate enough to have known our beloved superior, do respectfully dedicate this Year Book to our honored President, Clarence M. Weed. The Faculty Clarence M. Weed, D.Sc. President Blanche A. Cheney Dean, History and Civics Inez Field Damon, Mus.B. . . . . . . Director of Music Courses William E. Riley Penmanship and Physical Science Emma Ramsay, A.B. . . . Supervisor of Practice, Educational Methods Josephine W. Chute Drawing and Practical Arts Sarah E. Lovell, M.A. . . Literature, English for the Intermediate Grades Frances Clark . . . . . . . . . Geography and Arithmetic Herman H. Brase, A.B. . . Educational Psychology, German Ruth M. Bailey, A.B., Ed.M Physical Education DeMerritte A. Hiscoe . Graphic Educational Methods, Blackboard Drawing Mabel E. Turner, Ed.M. . . Nature Study, Biology and Hygiene A. Florence Kirby English for the Primary Grades, Dramatic Interpretation Christine Kane, A.B., M.A. . . Librarian, Library Science, Reading Methods Mabel Wilson, Mus.B ... Music and French Agnes S. Vaughan Stenographer Kathleen B. Byrt Secretary 3n Jflemoriam ©a?el obhtnj3 October, 1913— fune, 1933 " I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea, And the silence of the city when it pauses, And the silence of a man and a maid, And the silence for which music alone finds the word. And the silence of the woods before the winds of spring begin, And the silence of the sick When their eyes roam about the room. And I ask: For the depths Of what use is language? A beast of the field moans a few times When death takes its young. And we are voiceless in the presence of realities — We cannot speak. " Edgar Lee Masters o - u W a Class Officers ELEMENTARY COURSE President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer President Vice-President Secretary- Treasurer MUSIC Mary MacPartlin Marjorie Smith Gertrude Hall Elizabeth Clifford SUPERVISORS COURSE Frieda Klaiman Edith Grise Mary Hayes Editor-in-Chief Assistant Editor Business Manager Literary Editor Art Editor Music Sport Grinds Social, Clubs Faculty Advisor Year Book Staff Margaret Hart Margery Shaw Frieda Klaiman Stella Mazur Evelyn Remis Edith Grise Margaret Donovan . Marion Keogh Gertrude Hall Mr. Brase Acknowledgements The Year Book Staff of the Class of 1935 would gratefully acknowledge the co- operation rendered to them by the Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman classes; the Student Council, Mr. Brase, and all phases of the College administration endeavor- ing to assist the Staff in making this first issue of The Knoll a successful one. We are many times indebted to the Andover Press for their whole-hearted interest, sincere encouragement, and timely suggestions. May The Knoll, one ray in the torch of the Class of 1935, continue the perpetuation of lasting friendships and memories of our Alma Mater for many years to come. 7 The Staff THE KNOLL Eleanor Archibald 51 Bodwell St., Lawrence, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " Mistress of herself " Glee Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 34, ' 35; Literature Club, President ' 33; Sketching Club ' 34. Eleanor is a lover of the dance and " trips the light fantastic " most gracefully. A keen understanding of people and a subtle sense of humor make her very good company. A more generous nature or a more loyal friend than this gracious lady would be hard to find. Veronica Brosnan 100 White St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " The pen is mightier than the sword. " Glee Club ' 33; Book Week (Robin Hood); Publicity Chairman, Bazaar ' 33, ' 34; Mental Hygiene ' 34. Veronica, our golden-haired reporter, will always be remembered for her tirelessness and pleasing personality. Her lovable heart and sincere earnestness can ' t help but lead her along the successful path of life. Little ever escaped her notice — look out, Walter Winchell! Wishing you luck, Veronica, as a school teacher, or perhaps — as a reporter? Mildred Ferguson Brown " Milly " Boston Rd., Billeriea, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Gentle in manner and kind in thought. " Vogue Club, Treasurer ' 35; Hostess ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34; Lieutenant ' 34, ' 35. Happy, good natured and a good sport, as shown especially on our week-end parties, are all characteristics of Milly. We shall always re- member her as our faithful lieutenant running after absence slips, and we are assured that she will keep the attendance records clear in her own schoolroom. Ruby Brown " Rube " 1 Eaton St., Winchester, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Variety is the spice of life. " Social Chairman ' 32, ' 33; Army and Navy Team ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Glee Club ' 33, ' 35; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34, ' 35. We are grateful to you, Ruby, for your charming personality, eternal wit, and terpsichorean ability. They brightened the days at L. T. C, and established our reputation as a " live wire " class from earliest freshman days. We shall never forget your frankness, ability to see humor in every situation, and your friendly nature. May your boundless energy never leave you. The " Brown and White " forever! L. T. C. 19 3 5 Margaret Anne Burke " Peg " 25 Cypress St., Lawrence, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Thy smile can make a smile where darkness else would be. " Class Treasurer ' 32, ' 34; Glee Club ' 32, ' 35; Co-Chairman Junior Tea; Social Etiquette Club ' 34, ' 35. Peg, with her distinguishing " pom pom " that no one has been able to rival, flashes her ever ready smile for you. We all envy that " certain something " that sets her apart, and marks her one of fortune ' s own. With her unassuming poise and the happy faculty of knowing the wisdom of a few weH chosen words, we know that she will go far. Janet Day Carey " Janie " 16 Glendell Terr., Springfield, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " Whose speech has grace and is sailed with wit. " Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, President ' 35; Sketching Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Head Hostess ' 33; Orchestra ' 35. As a freshman, Janet impressed the student body as the typical college girl; stylish, poised and versatile, with an active mind and strength of character that appealed. We know that Janet will be a success in any field she may choose, whether it be art, music, or dramatics. Such smooth- ness, dash and wit will carry you far, Janet. Eleanor Ma.e Chandler " El " 7 Maple Ave., Kingston, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Her voice was ever soft and gentle. " Glee Club ' 35; Guest Day Pageant ' 34; Junior Prom Committee ' 34; Senior Dance ' 35. " Lovely to look at — delightful to know " is Eleanor, the girl with the bright blue eyes and " peaches and cream " complexion that is the envy of all her classmates. She is an ideal friend always ready to see the bright side of things, even her studies. Though she is a " little girl " we expect to hear " big things " about Eleanor in the future. Elizabeth Clifford " Betty " 159 Saratoga St., Lawrence, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Oo forward, for glory waits thee. " Class Treasurer ' 35; Sketching Club ' 33, ' 34, " President ' 35; Junior Dance Committee; Secretary of Art Club ' 32. Why does Betty keep us guessing, oh kindred spirits? Betty ' s capabilities are many and varied. Her outstanding ability lies in the line of art. She has been the ideal president of the sketching club for the past year. Betty has proved her prowess. May you do as your quotation bids you, Betty. 9 THE KNOLL Mary Dolan 631 Prospect St., Methuen, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Let them cut! it mischief. When ' tis past and prospered, ' twill be virtue. " Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; Army and Navy Team ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Captain of Army ' 35; Class Will. We could say plenty about Mary ' s athletic prowess, scholastic ability, or love for dancing, but when it comes to her effervescent personality — mere words could never describe that. That " smile and chuckle " com- bination certainly starts things. Everyone in the vicinity forgets care and worry. " Eat, drink, and be merry, " says Mary — an excellent motto if there is the ability to get " A " ranks at the same time. Estelle Rita Donohue 232 Moore St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Thy modesty ' s a candle to thy merit. " Scout Club ' 32, ' 34; Section Lieutenant ' 33, ' 34; Bowling Team ' 33; Vogue Club ' 35. Estelle, through her pleasing personality and kind disposition, ■ has made many friends while at college. Through her witty remarks and nonchalant expression she has brought much cheer to those about her. Estelle has been successful in all her work, but we find her outstanding ability in art. Be happy — Estelle. Margaret M. Donovan " Peg " 269 Norfolk St., Cambridge, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Every inelCa sport. " Year Book Staff ' 35; A. A. Vice-President ' 34; Army and Navy Team ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Coaches Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35. Here ' s to you, Peg! A more versatile girl is seldom to be found — at home on the athletic field and in the artist ' s studio. May your ready smile, sense of fair pla y and leadership bring you the success and happi- ness which should be yours. That dimple, Donovan! Mary Dwyer " Jiggsie " Summer St., Andover, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Of nature she is full sunny. " Vogue Club ' 35; La Cucaracha; Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 35; Army and Navy Decoration Committee. Is she a popular young lady? You bet! With her winning smile and charming personality, Jiggsie could not help being everybody ' s friend. We all know she will be a success in her chosen profession as a " school inarm. " Good luck, Mary ! Spare the rod. 10 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Edna Ellis " Ed " 131 Rand St., Medford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Virtue is bold and goodness is never fearful. " President of School and Society League ' 35; Glee Club ' 34; General Chairman Bazaar ' 34; President of Dramatic Club ' 33. Among Edna ' s personal assets are titian locks, clear blue eyes, a ready smile, and a very determined chin. As a Shakespearian actor she has no peer and the success with which she directed the course of the school and Society League during the past year predicts smooth sailing ahead. Bon voyage, Edna ! Josephine Anne Enright " Jo " 291 First St., Pittsfield, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " Sing me a song, oh please. " Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Ring Commit- tee ' 34; Mental Hygiene ' 34, ' 35. Our " Prima Donna, " straight from the " Heart of the Berkshires, " has also held forth as violinist in the college orchestra for four years. Besides having a great deal of pep and being a first rate dancer, Jo is one of the best sports in our class. " Life is a song, " Jo! Elizabeth R. Fenlon 242 Mammoth Rd., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Modest, and simple and sweet. " ■ Aviation Club, Vice-President ' 34; Glee Club ' 32; Vogue Club ' 35; Mental Hygiene Club ' 33. Although Elizabeth has been with our class but two years, she has won her place among her classmates. She has proved herself to be a true friend and a pleasant companion. She is studious and diligent and who doesn ' t love her little giggle? How does that new Fokker glide, Fennie? Dorothy Margaret Florence " Dottie " 82 ' Staples St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Her hair, her manners, all who saw, admired. " ■ Glee Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Sketching Club ' 35; Community Chairman ' 32; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34. Her very name best describes her — this " acme of femininity " ! Dorothy is the enviable combination of Nordic blond beauty, Senior Section Cap- taincy, capability, and " Sun Goddess " Butterfly grace. Then add the fastest pair of legs on our cinder path and who will it be that we shall be glad to have known her when? Our Dot ! (Express No. 99.) 11 THE KNOLL Marion Foster 15 Wyman St., Wobum, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " 1 dare not trust those eyes. They dance in mists and dazzle until surprise. " Hostess ' 32; French Club, President ' 33; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34; Vogue Club, Vice-President ' 35. Marion ' s demureness and unassuming manner arebelied by her sparkling blue eyes. All the fun loving nature and wit of her is expressed by her eyes. Marion thinks a great deal but speaks rarely; a valuable person — a good listener! Keep up your good philosophy, Marion. Elizabeth Frances Grant " Betty " 16 Prentiss St., Cambridge, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " It is the tranquil people who accomplish much. " Coaches Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; A. A., Secretary ' 34, President ' 35; Student Council ' 35. To Betty neat and petite, Thought by all to be so sweet. An athlete you : The president of the W. A. A. Over countless other things you hold sway, Good natured, happy and unto the end A sport : in every sense.a loyal friend. Euleta Courage Gray 132 Salem St., Wakefield, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Little said, much accomplished. " Sketching Club, Vice-President ' 35; Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 35; Book Week (King Arthur); Lieutenant ' 33, ' 34, ' 35. We all know you for a very faithful friend and conscientious student. There was no doubt about this when in high school you were voted the most conscientious girl. Next to this virtue comes your ready wit and humor. Always seeing the funny side of anything with many " possibili- ties. " With such a combination, happiness and success may be yours for the asking. Edith Rosalie Grise " Edie " 96 Montrose St., Springfield, Mass. Music Supervisors Course ' Stately and divinely tall. " ' Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 35; Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Sketching Music Section, Vice-President ' 35. Charm of personality, warmth of character, and unusual teaching ability make Ede the envy of all her colleagues. Ede, besides being an accomplished pianist, can do anything from cooking to cheering the Navy team to victory. She is quickly rising to the great heights. 12 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Gertrude Anne Hall 54 Seventh St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " She walks with a queenly grace. " Glee Club ' 32; Year Book Staff; Class Secretary ' 35; General Chair- man of Senior Dance. Gertrude is our class secretary and many times we have heard her relate minutes of meetings of the class — and meetings outside the class. Her ability and gracefulness in dancing have served as an example and favored many of the activities of our college. Gert ' s winning personality and infectious smile will always insure her many friends and we feel sure the future will be one of success and happiness. Faustina Bridges Hall " Faustie " 15 Ware St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course She ' s pretty to walk with, witty to talk with, and pleasant to think on too. " Glee Club ' 35; Guest Day Pageant ' 34; Vogue Club, Secretary ' 35; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34. Who comes skipping and humming? We all know — it ' s Faustie. With her happy-go-lucky nature and pleasant ways she has been given a place in our hearts. Happiness, friendliness, sweetness and helpfulness; these are the characteristics by which we will always remember Faustie. With these sterling qualities to help her on through life, we are sure of her success. Margaret Elizabeth Hart " Pea " 18 Whittemore St., Arlington, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " She ' s never haughty, never proud But, popular in every crowd. " Editor-in-Chief Year Book; A. A., Secretary ' 33, President ' 34; Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Sketching Club ' 33, ' 35. Here ' s to Hart, one of the best. Peg is all-round; an artist, athlete, smooth pianist, divine dancer, and does she know all the answers! Re- member the day Peg was crowned Queen of the Posture Parade in ' 34? Best of all that ' s good to you, Peg. Mary Frances Hayes 19 Prospect St., Bradford, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " A pleasure to meet, a joy to know. " Glee Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 35; Sketching Club ' 34; Music Section, Secretary-Treasurer ' 35. A daughter of Erin, Mary radiates the warm smile and heart of gold of her ancestors. Not only is she possessed of wonderful character qualities, but she is also the owner of a very rich and beautiful contralto voice which finds its way to the hearts of its listeners. May superintendents be as fortunate as we have been in knowing you ! 13 THE KNOLL " Catherine J. Healey " Kay " 102 Blossom St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " You say not but you think without a doubt. " Captain ' 33, ' 3-1; Chairman of Junior Tea; Senior Dance Committee; Coaches Club ' 3-1, ' 35. Dignified; gracious, neat and charming, Kay has been a popular and active member of our class. We ' re sure that Kay ' s disposition will bring her much success in the future. Where did you get that twinkle in your eye!- 1 Mary Healy " Steam " 267 -Walker St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness. " Sketching Club, Secretary ' 34, ' 35; Book Week (Eskimo Twin); Class Vice-President ' 33, ' 34; La Cucaracha. Truly the greatest optimist, happiest, most carefree individual of our class is Mary. Her sunny nature is merely the cloak of real intelligence and ability to lead her fellow classmates. We wish you all the joy that life holds in store for you, Mary. Why do you like vaudeville so well? Anne Elizabeth Hehir Church St., North Chelmsford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Where there ' s a will, there ' s a way. " Army and Navy Team ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; Child Study Club ' 32; Teniquoit Champion ' 34. The sun is always shining when Ann is around. All sports have wel- comed her as the most capable and versatile athlete throughout her col- lege career. We all know her efficiency, personality, character and many accomplishments will insure a happy and successful future. Ann, may you always radiate sunshine. Don ' t ever forget how " Hehir " should be pronounced ! Elizabeth L. Hill 51 Farnham St., Lawrence, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Deeds are true proof of worth. 4-H Hostess ' 35; Vogue Club, President ' 35; Literature Club ' 32, ' 33; Club Organizer (Lawrence). Conscientiousness, willing co-operativeness, and ambition are all fine characteristics which very well describe Elizabeth. If one is looking for someone to help, Elizabeth is always ready. Everything she does is done to the best of her ability. We wish you great success, Elizabeth. 14 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Beatrice Keene " Bea " 10 Farragut Ave., Medford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " The well of true wit is truth itself. " Glee Club ' 35; Dramatic Club ' 34; Vogue Club ' 35; La Cucaracha. Keene by name, Keen by nature, This is our " Bea. " Although Beatrice has been with us for only two years, having gradu- ated from Miss Wheelock ' s School before, we have learned to know and appreciate her because of her friendly spirit, ready wit, gay spontaneity and the crowning glory of her glistening tresses. We wish you all the luck you so richly deserve, Bea. E. Marion Keogh 85 Pearl St., Lawrence, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well. " 1 Glee Club ' 32, ' 33; Sketching Club ' 34, ' 35; Year Book Staff; Book Week (Heidi). When you meet Marion with her cheery disposition and fun loving nature, who would guess what a handy girl and good leader she is. v There is nothing she can ' t do — from sewing and painting to dancing and ping- ponging. May you accomplish the task you set before you after you leave L.T.C. Pauline King New Boston Rd., Dracut, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " The waters that are the stillest are also the deepest. " Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; La Cucaracha; Army and Navy Team ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Teniquoit Champion ' 34. Pauline has been the delight of her classmates for her sensational stories about " Cyclops ' ' and " S, " as well as for her quiet, diabolical behavior. Speaking of control — it takes great influence to make that " inner laughter " explode. However, her good nature, good sportsmanship, " smooth golden silence, " and perfect control have carried her far. Don ' t stop now, Kingie — . Frieda Klaiman 314 Washington St., Maiden, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " The best things come in small packages. " Section Captain ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra President ' 35; Glee Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Chairman Program Committee Bazaar ' 35. Frieda, the petite President of the Music Students, has come to us to prove that small packages contain the best things. An excellent player of the violin, an extremely intelligent student and a very fine leader; we can not go far wrong when we say that our Frieda will be heard of in the near future. Watch out, Mr. Universe! 15 THE KNOLL Jean Levis 19 Rosedale Ave., Haverhill, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Moderation the noblest gift of heaven. " Junior Prom Committee; Literature Club, Secretary ' 32; Army and Navy Committee ' 35; Social Etiquette Club ' 33. To think of Jean is to think of the personification of a jolly spirit and good nature. When she leaves, there will still be some she keeps guessing about her " race. " However, no one doubts that her most cherished pos- sessions are her " billets d ' amour " and " tokens ' ' from a western city, and that her favorite tales are most de-appetizing. May life bestow on her one thing — happiness. Myrtle Lewis " Pat " 196 ' Lexington St., Auburndale, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " Nothing seems to disturb the even tenor of her ways. " Glee Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34; Music for Class Song. Pat seems to get more joy out of life than any one else we know. She is the dreamy, poetic type. Nevertheless Pat gets in a surprising amount of activity. We wish you the best of luck, Pat, with your music. Hail to the future composer. We ' ll sing your songs with pleasure. Katherine MacDonald " Kay " " Mac " 13 Stone Ave., Winchester, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Every fault is forgiven — the woman of candor. " Glee Club ' 33, ' 35; Social Etiquette Club ' 33, ' 34; Book Week (Little Women — Beth); Chairman of Week-end Committee. Kay is a possessor of many abilities and attributes. Her fascinating frankness and scintillating spirit are not surpassed by her glittering " titian tresses " and dainty feet. A real friend and loads of fun — that ' s Kay. May you always be light-hearted. (What do you think of the lives of actresses, Mac?) Mary MacPartlin 71 Holland St., Winchester, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " A sunny nature urins lasting friendship anywhere. " Class President ' 35; Dramatic Club, President ' 33; Coaches Club ' 35; Glee Club ' 35. Mary has proved her ability as a leader by leading our class in office. Her sharp wit and keen vision have been ones which helped engage her class in various activities throughout the year. We know Mary ' s friendli- ness towards others will bring her much happiness in the future. 16 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Stella Mazub 170 Andover St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " A person worth knowing. " Sketching Club ' 34, ' 35; Array Entertainment ' 35; Year Book Staff; Book Week (Huclc Finn — Gum). Did you hear that giggle half way up the hall? Of course, it ' s Stella, the smiling, cheerful girl with the sunny disposition. Many a dance commit- tee, Year Book committee and class activity has benefited by Stella ' s efforts and work. Ever ready with a bit of wit or wisdom, Stella has been one of the most.popular members of our class. Elizabeth McGagh " Betty " 151 Branch St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Though demure she may be there ' s a twinkle in her eye. " Glee Club ' 35; Book Week {Peter Pan); Vogue Club ' 35; Scout Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34. Betty ' s giggles and clever remarks had us guessing and smiling for years. Her beautiful hooked and braided rugs, famous outdoor sketches, and the weekly announcement of " Checks will be given after school in Mr. Riley ' s room " will long be remembered by the Class of 1935. Veronica Marie McTeagtje " Vernie " North Rd., North Chelmsford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course ' Has she not always treasur -always friends? " ' 35; Coaches Club ' 34; Army and Navy Team ' 32; Sketching Club Book Week, General Chairman (Pinocchio) . Verne, since her freshman year at L. T. C. has acquired a host of friends and an enviable reputation as a worker for the class. Her assets are a ready smile, a capacity for sports, and a charming personality. We know that Verne will be successful through life — her past will insure her future. Marion Lee Morison " Nia " 12 Talbot Ave., North Billerica, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Sing away sorrow, cast away care. " Social Etiquette Club ' 32, ' 33; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34, ' 35; Book Week, Program Chairman; Chairman Junior Prom. M. L. M. stands for Mighty Lucky Marion, the girl with Magnetism, Looks, and Mentality. Nia is the spice that gives variety to life. Even the unconquerable and unbendable statues in town have been seen to doff their hats as this Most Lucky Member of the L. T. C. debs passes. 17 THE KNOLL Lillian Murphy " Lil " 185 Methuen St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " The mildest manner, the gentlest heart. " ' 35; Glee Club ' 35; Table Art Club ' 32; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34, Chairman, Bazaar ' 32. A sweet manner, a becoming blush and laughing blue eyes — there we have described Lil. In addition to these assets Lil is a great pal. a conscien- tious student, and one of those rare people " who can take it. " That is why we say with utmost confidence that Lil will be a great success in future years. Helen O ' Brien 28 Tremont St., Lawrence, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Curly locks, curly locks, wilt thou be mine? " Book Week (Alice in Wonderland); La Cuearachaj Art Club ' 32; Social Etiquette Club ' 33, ' 34. Introducing our one and only " Alice in Wonderland " ! Flashing her best smile and rolling those famous eyes it is little wonder that we call her such. However, we know that in back of those laughing eyes lurks that " outstanding power " of hers that will carry her to the top. All we can say is " Good luck, Helen. " Rose O ' Connor 54 Orchard St., Medford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " A hidden soul of harmony. " Book Week (Wendy); Dramatic Club ' 32; Social Etiquette Club. Rose needs no flattery, but here are some assets of our little Colleen. Happy — see that smile? What wit sparkles in her eyes! Honesty and frankness written for all to see! The sum total of such a personality is cer- tain to mean success. May that oft spoken wish come true. Good luck! Helen O ' Sullivan 142 Andover St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " He teho has a sense of duty has a foundation for a worthy character. " Scout Club ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Coaches Club ' 35; Champion Bowler; Lieuten- ant ' 34. Keen wit, ceaseless activity and good humor are all characteristics of Helen. Her coveted achievements in athletics remind us of her rare sportsmanlike qualities. Yet with all her surface laughter, there is so much quiet persistence in such an active personality that she is certain to attain distinguished success in her future work. 18 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Vera Pickles " Vee " 44 Lyndale Ave., Methuen, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " To know her is to like her. " Literature Club ' 31; Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; Orchestra ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Lu Cucaracha. Appearances are oftentimes very deceiving. From her demure and charming personality, one would never guess that Vera would excel in bowling and hockey. Vee is a good mixer, a sincere friend, and a neat little dancer. With such accomplishments you will go far, Vee. Ella Pollard 57 Broadway, Methuen, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " We love your dancing feet and jocund air. " Section Captain ' 32, ' 34, ' 35; Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; Army and Navy Team ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; La Cucaracha. A contagious laugh certainly helped Ella " put over " those questions in Mr. Brase ' s class, the duties of a captain, and the excellent all-round coaching. Not satisfied with such mediocre achievements, note her ability along dancing lines — Carioca, Continental, or what have you. Few can boast such a record, Pal. Dorothy Reedy " Dot " 12 Litchfield Terr., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Perfect coolness and self possession. " Social Etiquette Club, Secretary ' 32, President ' 33; Mental Hygiene Club, Vice-President ' 34; Chairman Senior Prom. Dot is a modern girl and a credit to modern times — brains, good looks and finesse needed for " the power behind the throne " of the " big four. " Her greatest accomplishment is her ability to fit perfectly into any situa- tion. Margaret Reidy " Mart " 118 Myrtle St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Brevity is the soul of wit. " Sketching Club ' 33; La Cucaracha; Social Etiquette Club ' 34; Mental Hygiene Club, Treasurer ' 35. Down hearted? Page Marg. A dose of her cheery optimism and good humor is guaranteed as a sure remedy. Her nonchalant confidence in the future is always embracing. We feel sure that Marg ' s friends and pupils will never become discouraged. 1!) THE KNOLL Evelyn K. Remis " Ev " 23 Fourth St., Graniteville, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " She is gifted with genius who knoweth much by natural talent. " Traffic Chairman ' 32, ' 33, ' 34; Sketching Club ' 33, ' 35; Army and Navy Team ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Year Book Staff. Who is our most versatile classmate? Ev, of course. Is it a sketch, a painting, a costume or decorations you need? Whatever it may be you can always rely on her to do it and know that the job is well done. May success always be yours, Ev, in whatever field you may venture. Lucille Claire Remy " Lou " 3 May St., Webster, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " — The blessedness of being little. " Glee Club ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Sketching Club ' 34; Music Club ' 32; Orchestra ' 35. " Laughter makes the world go round, " at least Lou ' s does. For four years, she has kept us all on the sunny side of the street with her infectu- ous chuckles. Add to that great artistic talents and marvelous house- keeping ability; we claim that in spite of her 4 feet 10, she ' s " the top. " Catherine A. Sampatakos " Kay " 535 Varnum Ave., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " She has music wherever she goes. " Class Ode; Orchestra ' 32, ' 33, ' 34, ' 35; Glee Club ' 33, ' 35; La Cucaracha. Catherine has won the admiration of all her classmates with her lovely contralto voice. She added charm and delight to our Mexican program at the Christmas Bazaar by her solo, " La Cucaracha. " Catherine ' s pleasing disposition, friendliness and generosity have won for her numerous friends. As a teacher or opera singer it will help her to succeed. Helen Sawyer Lancaster, Mass. Music Supervisors Course " Untwisting all the charm that ties the hidden soul of harmony. " Music Club, Vice-President ' 35; Orchestra ' 35; Glee Club ' 34, ' 35; French Play. Helen is one of those people that you learn to love by knowing. She is a most true friend and worthwhile acquaintance. A real musician with a very sweet voice, Helen can find her way into our hearts any day. May your path in life run true, Helen. 20 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Gertrude Schwartz " Goody " 56 Oakland Ave., Methuen, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " There ' s so much mirth and wit about thee. " Literature Club ' 32, ' 33; Literature Club, Secretary ' 32; Chairman Navy Costume Committee ' 34; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34, ' 35. To enumerate Gert ' s many assets seems like listing the qualities neces- sary to make any girl a hit at L. T. C. Her outstanding qualities are sincerity, generosity, wit, brains, sense of humor, personality, smart clothes, good looks and last but not least, plenty of good smart come- backs in any situation. Madeline Shea " Maddy " 11 Tremont St., Methuen, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one ' s ability. " Class Will; La Cucaracha; Art Club ' 32, ' 33; Mental Hygiene Club ' 35. Madeline has been the high light of our academic life. However, her scholastic achievements have not dulled her spontaneous humor and carefree spirit. " The Vagabond " is Maddy ' s favorite song: " Give to me the life I love — . " Maddy hopes to see the world some day, so " Felix Iter " ! Margery J. Shaw " Midge " 386 Andover St., Lowell, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Good at uvrk, good at play. " Dramatic Club ' 32, ' 33; Army Cheer Leader ' 35; La Cucaracha; Year Book Staff. Midge with her good looks, personality, poise and intelligence is one of the most popular girls in our class. Midge ' s beautifully knitted sweaters (made by herself) are the envy of the class. With her optimism and cheery smile, Midge will surely find success. Roberta Small " Bobby " 1764 Gorham St., East Chelmsford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Something attempted, something done. " Glee Club ' 35; La Cucaracha; Vogue Club ' 35; Scout Club ' 33, ' 34. Take a heaping spoonful of generosity, add two cups of sunshine, sprinkle in a lot of sincerity, and add a dash of ginger — mix well — there is Bobby. Bobby is the type of girl who is bound to succeed as she has the ability to make and keep friends. Best of luck, Bobby. May the future be bright for you. 21 THE KNOLL Marjorie Vei.more Smith " Marge " 18 Herbert St., Wakefield, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " A cheerful temper joined with perseverance. " Mental Hygiene Club ' 34, President ' 35; Class Vice-President ' 35; Bowling Team ' 34. " Laugh and the world laughs with you. " It isn ' t difficult to know to whom we refer when we say that, Marge. Your sunny disposition and sense of humor have added joy to all those who have known you the past four years. We know that your future will be one of success, and you can always be assured that we are cheering for you, no matter where your course may lie. Dorothy L. Steeves " Dot " 50 Douglas Rd., Medford, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Diligence is the mother of good fortune. " Glee Club ' 35; Bazaar ' 35; Dramatic Club ' 34; Vogue Club ' 35. Dot is a quiet, unassuming girl who is always obliging to her fellow classmates. Everything Dot sets out to do she accomplishes. She has caroled in the Glee Club, which of course is a great accomplishment. After you leave us, Dot, please don ' t forget us. Try to think of us kindly. Rita C. Stewart 9 Webster St., Winchester, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Keen in mind and easy going. " Glee Club ' 32, ' 35; Book Week (Robinson Crusoe); Art Club ' 32; Social Etiquette Club ' 33. Rita needs no flowery introduction, she deserves no less compliment than that of being a true friend of the highest type. Full of spunk, never too timid to express her opinion, honesty, loyalty and a good sport; what more would one want in a friend? Mildred J. Swiniarski " Milly " 202 Pleasant St., Dracut, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " Nothing great ivas ever achieved without enthusiasm. " Coaches Club ' 34, ' 35; A. A., Vice-President ' 35; Army and Navy Team ' 33, ' 35; La Cucaracha. Milly — that charming and appealing personality that rates her Al. A good sense of humor, always sympathetic, systematic, and a strong inclination to do the right. In Millie one will find a loyal friend and a spirit to fight to the end. We wonder if experiences in her athletic career are responsible? We wish success behind the desk to you. L. T. C. 19 3 5 Eleanor Ethel Ward Argilla Rd., Andover, Mass. Four Year Elementary Course " A maiden never bold of spirit, still and quiet. " Literature Club, President ' 35; Hostess ' 32, ' 33; Mental Hygiene Club ' 34; Scout Club ' 32, ' 33. Steady and dependable? Yes. Quiet? Maybe. To those who don ' t know her, but to those of us that do, these qualities have endeared her to us. The best of luck to a wonderful friend. Success in your teaching and your great adventure. Dorothy Callahan Bristol Rd., Medford, Mass. Three Year Elementary Course " A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market. " Class President ' 32; Dramatic Club ' 32. A smile for everyone marks Dot as one of the most winsome girls of ' 35. She has an air of mischief about her which adds to her attractiveness and endears her to all. Dot believes that the joy of living is to laugh when- ever possible and let the serious people do the worrying. You ' re right Dot. Worry never solved any problem. Virginia Cunningham 177 Fort Hill Ave., Lowell, Mass. Three Year Elementary Course " A girl who is a good friend every day. " Class President ' 33, ' 34; Ring Committee; Chairman Junior Prom; Lieutenant ' 32. Virginia is a girl who believes that a laugh a day keeps the doctor away. A happy, helpful, intelligent face and a jovial air makes Ginny a girl you want to meet, and having met her, you know that you ' ve met a person worthy of long friendship. We wish you luck, Ginny. Ethel Dunn 103 Medford St., Arlington, Mass. Three Year Elementary Course " What sireet delight a quiet life affords. " Lieutenant ' 33; Art Club ' 33; Dramatic Club ' 32; Teaching Kinder- garten. Ethel is a quiet girl, keeping her intelligence and wit to herself until she knows you well. However, when you know her there is no doubt that you will appreciate her many excellent qualities. We wish for her a happy and successful future. Have you any more stories, Ethel? How they did get around! 23 THE KNOLL Eileen O ' Brien 51 Chipman St., Medf ' ord, Mass. Three Year Elementary Course " Be always brave and true and lovely, Vivid and happy as you are now. " Dramatic Club, Secretary-Treasurer ' 32; Social Etiquette Club, Presi- dent ' 34; Posture Queen ' 33; Ring Committee. Now and then college life blesses us with a girl as fine as Eileen. From the day she first journeyed forth from Medford to grace L. T. C, she has endeared herself to one and all. With her beauty, brains and personality, success is written in the stars — good luck, Eileen. Alice Romano 287 Park St., Medford, Mass. Three Year Elementary Course " Give her deeds to do and they shall be done. " Class Vice-President ' 32; Dramatic Club ' 32; Sketching Club ' 33, ' 34; Program Chairman, Junior Prom. Alice is a girl that it is a rare privilege to know. She is a person of so many fine qualities that they would be too numerous to mention. How- ever, just as an introduction we might list her sketching ability, her fine personal appearance, and her excellent work as a teacher. Remember the demonstration, girls! Other Third Year Graduates Grace Crozier Victoria Gardner Marjorie Harris Thelma Lakin Anna Matyosaitis Betty Pierce ' Thus sang the uncouth swain to the oaks and rills, While the still morn went out with sandals grey; He touched the tender stops of various quills, With eager thought warbling his Doric lay : And now the sun had stretched out all the hills, And now was dropped into the western bay. At last he rose, and twitched his mantle blue : Tomorrow to fresh woods and pastures new. " Milton 24 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Student Council President Secretary- Treasurer Traffic Chairman Com m u n ity Ch airm a n Head Hostess Social Chairman Edna Ellis, Medford Mary Mylott, Lowell Helen Blinkhorn, Lowell Alice Comer, Lowell Jacqueline Phaneuf, Lowell Grace Boehner, Lawrence One of the salient phases of administration at Lowell State Teachers College is the student governing body, whose jurisdiction extends to all branches of student activity. Composed of six students, representative of each class, and advised by Miss Blanche Cheney, the Council has authority over all school matters, from seeing that rooms are tidy, to administering discipline. The officers therefore represent lofty ideals, leadership, executive fitness, and the staunchest of loyalty to the college traditions. The creditable manner in which the annual Christmas Bazaar is conducted, is sufficient proof of the Council ' s capability and worthiness in handling momentous tasks. Besides working as a group, the officers have special duties to perform, the most significant of which are vested in the President, upon whose leadership the morals of the college rest. 25 THE KNOLL J unior ci ass President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Gabrielle Tuhcotte Rita Cannon Ruth McLeester Kay Mahoney When a group of fidgety freshmen huddled in their newly assigned seats, way back in September 1932, there was little to indicate the whirlwind of activity which their advent was to bring forth. After an election of class officers, steered by some kindly upperclassmen, the Class of ' 36 got into its stride with a theatre party and dinner at Page ' s. Plans for a beach party were entered upon with enthusiasm and nearly forty girls spent the May vacation at Hampton Beach. This trip was so thoroughly enjoyed that it has become an annual institution. Returning as sophomores, the girls plunged once more into the melee with a camp week-end at Westford. L. T. C. 19 3 5 Theatre and dinner parties have been regular fun features through the three years. Our junior theatre party at the Rendezvous proved one of the most memor- able occasions of all, with the blizzard of a century thrown in for good measure. Marooned in Lowell, on buses, in trains, or getting to Boston only to spend hours in the North Station, were adventures worthy of telling and retelling. In many ways our junior year has been the best and busiest of all. At least one weekly event has been enjoyed for the last semester and the climax will be reached in the Prom, banquet, and other Junior Week activities the first week in June. Various money-making ventures have been undertaken with zest. The sale of school seals, stationery, pendants and bracelets have all been sponsored with great success. With Mr. Hiscoe at the helm, we look forward to what cannot help being the grandest year of all — our last. Junior Class Directory Barbara Allen Virginia Allgrove Helen Blinkhorn Grace Boehner Muriel Bridges Rita Cannon Rose Casazza . Anna Cheries . Dorothy Chisholm Ida Cross . Evangeline Drury Evelyn Durgin Evelyn Dwyer Olive Eldridge Nina Flagg Edna Foley Mary Furdon Loretta Gorman Eleanor Gray Elizabeth Hannigen Mary ' Highland Mary M. Hiland Eleanor Hill Barbara Horgan Madeline Johnson Grace Kerrigan Anna Kiernan Marguerite Knaggs Edna Lambert Pauline LaRock Mary Lavin Regina Luongo Katherine Mahoney Florence McCarthy Cambridge Rita McCarthy Arlington Tyngsboro Catherine McKenzie Lowell Lowell Ruth McLeester West Medford Lawrence Edythe McQuaide . Lowell Chelmsford Mary Meehan Lowell Lowell Marjorie Melody Lexington Haverhill Andronike Mekelatos Lowell Monson Elizabeth Moody . . Springfield Andover Mary Mylott . Lowell Lowell Evangeline Nicholaides Haverhill Dracut Ct. Elizabeth Orr Methuen Lowell Mary Patsourakos Lowell Lawrence Eleanor Pflltg Lawrence Methuen Louise Phil Lowell Arlington Dorothy Porter Lexington Winchester Dorothy Purdy Pittsfield Waltham Myrtle Ripley Methuen Woburn Edith Robertson Woburn Lowell Anna Rya,n Woburn Amesbury Margaret Ryan Met li uen Lowell Effie Sarris Lowell Dracnt Mildred Scanlon Lowell Weymouth Margaret Shannon Cambridge Cambridge Mary E. Shannon . Arlington Lowell Margaret Shanahan Lowell Woburn Mary Sorenson Lowell Lowell Edna Steele • Maiden Lowell M. Pauline Sullivan Methuen Methuen - Rita Sullivan Lowell Lowell Gabrielle Turcotte Lowell Cliftondale Ruth Vigneau Burlington Winchester Anna Waters . Medford Medford Caroline Weaver Forge Village Andover Mary Winch enb a ugh Bedford ' 27 THE KNOLL Soph omore ci ass President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Claire Cosgrove Ruth Mitchell Ruth McGarry Anna Rynne " It has been fun to be along with you, Seniors. " History in so far as we are concerned began with the advent of man. We are men, therefore, history began with us. On an ominous, dark day in September 1933 we, the most intelligent group of freshmen ever to enter Lowell Teachers College with all the wisdom of countless generations behind us, fearlessly knocked on the portals of that great institution. The fact that President Weed, not recognizing our importance, did not hasten to open the door personally, was not sufficient to lessen our optimism and self-confidence. We opened the doors ourselves and walked in. It has been impossible to close them against us since that memorable day. We quickly organized, deciding to hitch our respective fellow students to four stars. Therefore we elected Claire Cosgrove, president; Betty Stowell, vice-presi- dent; Ruth Kidder, secretary; Nellie Senften, treasurer. The latter successfully L. T. C. 19 3 5 iked the hor honked the horn and led us during our freshman year, while we did the back seat driving. As freshies we led a gay year with theatre parties, a week-end party at Hampton Beach, picnic at Long Pond, and other interesting events. In our Easter egg-rolling contest imperishable honors were won by Mary Cronin and Barbara Thompson. We selected Miss A. Florence Kirby, as honorary member, to guide and direct us through the coming years and introduced our new advisor at a Christmas dancing party held in a yuletide setting at Lowell Teachers College ballroom. Our sophomore officers, with the loyal support of the class, put forth every effort to add to our glory and fame. We trust that there has been a deeper significance added to the word sophomore and that glory and prestige have been ours. We continued our frivolity with a theatre party, a costume party, a sojourn at Hampton Beach was held and to cap the climax a sophomore banquet was held with Mr. and Mrs. Weed, Miss A. Florence Kirby and Miss Grace Kendricks as guests of honor. We took this occasion to honor our president and Mrs. Weed and sang for the first time our Sophomore Hymn which was dedicated to him. Our history will grow upon our return in September for the Junior year at L.T.C. Sophomore Class Directory Alice Ackhoyd Thelma Annis . Marion Barton Ethel Benson Phyllis Callard Margaret Carter Mary Chesworth Janet Collins Mildred Collins Alice Comer Mary Connolly Claire Cosgrove Helen Cox Helen Crane . Mary Cronin . Mary D ' Amico Mona Davison Rose Desmond Margaret Doolin Doris Doran Mary Doyle Mary Ennis Mary Grace Maybeth Gralton Thelma Hillson Virginia Hunt Hazel Inch Ruth Kidder Rena King Rita LaBelle Catherine Lahan Catherine Livingston Methuen Chelmsford Cambridge Mattapan Lawrence Woburn Lawrence Revere Lowell Lowell Woburn Maiden Methuen Lawrence Woburn Medford North Billerica Woburn Cambridge Cambridge Arlington Cambridge Wakefield Somerville Lawrence Stoneham . Dracut Wilmington . Dracut Lowell Cambridge Cambridge Phyllis MacMackin Lancaster Ruth Mahoney Woburn Clara Marquis Lawrence Ruth Martin . Ayer Ruth McGarry Dracut Nora Miskell ] S T orth Chelmsford Ruth Mitchell Wilmington Thelma Morrill Chelmsford Pauline Mulqueeny Cambridge Grace Murchison Somerville Eleanor Murphy Lowell Cecilia Nelson Maynard Margaret Nye Cambridge Mary Jo O ' Donnell Lowell Doris Pagum Maiden Mary Pelekasis Lowell Jacqueline Phaneuf Lowell Sophie Ras Dracut Leora Richardson Medford Rosemary Ridler . Worcester Anna Rynne Cambridge Nellie Senften Bedford M. Teresa Shanahan Lowell Miry Sharkey Cambridge Betty Stowell Methuen Florence Sullivan Saugus Barbara Thompson Woburn Helen Trudel Lowell Milda Upley Billerica Dorothy Webb Lowell Virginia Wood Medford 29 THE KNOLL ■? • A I ' ? ' «■■ ill V Flk Agfl £$ u I 1 H : : " S Bl W$ P t •:■: -■ S i! 1 ■Boh i I mSKS 5 2 3 V BatW Fresh resnman ci ass President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Betty Carroll Alice Cameron Ethel Wood Eileen Pitts At the close of our first year in college, the freshmen stand amazed at what we have accomplished. With a tolerant and amused smile we remember ourselves at the initiation of our collegiate endeavors. The first of the year is only the memory of a rather hectic introduction. The first stopping point in our period of adjustment was marked by the Christ- mas bazaar. Under guidance, we were elated to find to what extent we had grown. The Scout table displayed our artistic growth; the novelty table, our originality; the household table, our salesmanship. With spasmodic success we weathered mid-years. When our reports arrived, we learned the veracity of the statement that " A little learning is a dangerous thing. " 30 L. T. C. 19 3 5 By spring we had learned to reap the fruits of our participation in group activi- ties and clubs. Athletic activities found such popular approval among us that for the first time in the history of the college two members of our class were elected to the W. A. A. Curricular. Activities, such as exhibitions, offered opportunity for us — along executive lines. As freshmen we were introduced to the social life of the college as guests of honor at various occasions sponsored by the upperclassmen. Now, at the close of our freshman year we are grateful to the faculty for their help during this difficult period, and appreciate the cordial friendship of the other classes in " the college. We feel that we have done our work well and are now entitled to say, " We belong to Lowell Teachers College. " Freshman Class Directory Carolyn Allen Lowell Mary Augusta Lowell Constance Averell Chelmsford Mary Bagshaw Lowell Evelyn Banne Cambridge Helen Barofsky Haverhill Rita Baron Lowell Margaret Barrett Lawrence Elsa Brase Lowell Vivian Burns . Lowell Alice Cameron Medford Mary Carboine Medt ' ord Hetty Carroll Medford Frances Conley Belmont Irene Fitzpatrick Roxbury Marie Flynn . Medford Doriscey Florence Wilmington Rita Foley Lowell Veronica Foley Woburn Anna Gondek Dracut Teresa Grady Lowell Alyce Greenwood . Billerica Mary Hart Arlington Hazel Heath . Methuen Eleanor Howe North Billerica Mary Katherina Tewksbury Mary Kelley Lowell Janice Kenney Medt ' ord Helen Knight East Billerica Virginia Ladd . Lowell Bernadette LeBlanc . Salem Claire LeDuc Graniteville Elaine Liset Salem Helen Lister . Stoneham Virginia Mack Lowell Alice McCarthy Medford Mary McCormack . Cambridge Charlotte McCullougi i Orange Margaret Meehan Lowell Irene Menihane Methuen Mildred Myers Lawrence Emma Nicol Lowell Margaret Noonan Lawrence Louise O ' Brien Medford Eileen Pitts Cambridge Mary Pollard Lowell Eileen Reddy . Lowell Mary D. Regan Bradford Mary P. Regan Cambridge Charlotte Ricker Haverhill F ' rances Rosenberg Lawrence Ruth Ryan Medford Mary Shaughnessey Winchester Ruth Shaw Methuen Barbara Shay . Somerville Marjory Slade Chelmsford Marcella Tierney Arlington Anna Valente Bedford Doris Volpe Medford Katherine Walsh Cambridge Ida Watson Billerica Dorothy Welch ' ambridge Ethel Wood Reading 31 THE KNOLL Class Od Ah, all too soon we have to part, Joys change to sorrows, regrets are in each heart, For now our roads must sever, Now the broadening paths of life Beckon, challenging our faith and courage, Holding for us joy or strife And we needs must follow. Friendships that we ' ve here cemented Will be everlasting, true — As along life ' s ways we scatter After this final adieu. Happy memories we will carry, Of our years at L. T. C, For to her its faithful daughters, Owe fond love and loyalty. Catherine A. Sampatakos Class Song Words, Marion Keogh Music, Myrtle Lewis 1. Hail, college of ours, to whom we give devotion, Our honor to you, and our praise to thy name; Though far we wander, though distance divide us, May actions and deeds still add to thy fame. Chorus Hail, Teachers College, hail to thy future, Long wisdom ' s lamp shines to brighten thy halls; Valor the greatest and ideals the highest Still lead and keep you best College of all. 2. Hail, Giver of wisdom, and character-builder, Highest ideals, strength of purpose sublime; Freely you gave to us, freely we offer Honor, our tribute forever be thine. 32 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Star Dust " CAPRICON " Vera Pickles Katherine Healey Marion Keogh Ruby Brown Persons born under the sign of Capricon have an inexhaustible capacity for work. They are conservative, intensely ambitious, and are well suited for business. Professors, psychologists, and statesmen are found here. Being self-centered and complete they make excellent specialists. They are apt to be rather domesticated and though self -centered in love, build up lasting friendships. " AQUARIUS " Evelyn Remis Elizabeth Hill Eleanor Ward Frieda Klaiman Elizabeth McGagh Jeanette Levis Those born under the sign of Aquarius have a great sense of reality and stu- pendous common sense. Although not opposed to new ideas they are not enthus- iasts. They make successful commentators on matters of the moment, and brilliant actresses. Because they do not fall in love easily they are well-suited for conduct of public affairs. " PISCES " Faustina Hall Mary Dwyer Rose O ' Connor Marion Foster Elizabeth Grant Catherine Sampatakos Mary Healy The Pisces native is conventional, gentle, and extremely adaptable to circum- stance. They are psychic and often sublime. Their generosity leads to fluent and valuable speech and writing. Their characteristics tend to make excellent scientists and philosophers. They are extremely genial and are warm in their friendships. " TAURUS " Veronica McTeague The Taurian natives are usually quiet, steadfast, soundly constructive, and exceedingly cautious. They do very well in business, because of their integrity and gentleness, combined with steady power. They are apt to be very fond of home, and are always patient, faithful, and warm-hearted. They should specialize in some interesting field for they have the capacity for admirable work. 33 THE KNOLL " GEMINI " Edna Ellis Roberta Small Dorothy Steeves Pauline King Mildred Swiniarski Josephine Enright Ella Pollard Margaret Burke Beatrice Keene People born under the sign of Gemini are alert and active. Their capacities are diversified and adaptable, and they enjoy extreme freedom of thought and speech. Often they make good musical critics because their senses are so acute. From this group we should expect to find ideal administrators, social workers, and teachers. " CANCER " Elizabeth Fenlon Eleanor Archibald Dorothy Reedy Helen O ' Sullivan Elizabeth Clifford Euleta Gray Veronica Brosnan Myrtle Lewis The Cancer-born have a strong tendency toward poetry or romance. Their vision is usually comprehensive and idealistic and so they make successful writers. They are usually well suited for public affairs. People born under the sign have a disposition to travel and are sometimes interested in spiritualism and psychic phenomena. They are tenacious in love and make a happy home. " LEO " Marjorie Smith Mary Hayes Lucille Remy Mary Dolan Edith Grize Margaret Riedy Leo governs the heart. Those born under this sign are idealists and very sympa- thetic. They are eloquent in speech and writing which is addressed to the heart rather than to the brain because of their romantic nature. Being optimists, they never harbor a grudge and love danger and adventure. However they have a large capacity for business. We may expect to find great stateswomen, financiers, histor- ians, and critics from this group. " VIRGO " Mildred Brown Gertrude Schwartz Dorothy Florence Gertrude Hall Margery Shaw The Virgo type is extremely practical and influenced by material advantage. She has a love of order, foresight, steadiness, and patience. Being a purist, thrifty, and constructive, she will make a success in a commercial, teaching, or political career. Who knows, one of these girls may be a great public figure, sometime; — a scientist, or philosopher. However, we do know the following is true— they make durable friendships. 34 L. T. C. 19 3 5 " LIBRA " Mary MacPartlin Madeleine Shea Ann Hehir Marion Morrison Margaret Donovan The Libra people have a universal tolerance, and are therefore very charming. This charm is shown in speech and writing which is gentle, subtle, and persuasive. They are fond of children and enjoy playing with them. They are progressive, shrewd in judging, and just. Many famous teachers, scientists, and philosophers have been under this rule. No doubt these " Libra-born " will some day be famous. SCORPIO Janet Carey Estelle Donahoe Helen Sawyer Margaret Hart Rita Stewart The chief characteristic of the Scorpio native is strong willpower. They are critical and skeptical and see truth with fearless and dauntless energy. They are patient and unwearied in overcoming obstacles. They make good explorers, musi- cians, inventors, and organizers. Time alone will seek out our Disraeli, Vaillant, Burton, Wallace, Goethe, and Edison. SAGITTARIUS Katherine MacDonald Stella Mazur Eleanor Chandler Lillian Murphy The Sagittarian is a born idealist, visionist, and dreamer. She is swift and accurate in thought, direct of speech, buoyant and cheerful, and will remain youth- ful in spite of years. She is the type for an excellent teacher, especially for older children, since the interrogative method is natural to her. Her frank sincerity and outspoken honesty make her fit to be an able social worker. Class Will Know, all men, by these presents, that we, the graduating body of intellectuals, known as the Class of 1935, of the State Teachers College in the city of Lowell, in the county of Middlesex, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, being of sound mind and body do hereby declare this our last will and testament, hereby revoking all other wills. All due cost of proper ceremony having been deducted, we divide and bequeath our estate as follows: Unto President Weed, whose contact throughout our four years has been an inspiration and a guide, we bequeath our gratitude for his interest and faith. 35 THE KNOLL Unto the faculty we offer thanks for their patience and understanding. We bestow the courage and fortitude to face another senior class. Unto the student body, undergraduates, the illustrious members of the senior class leave the following: Mary MacPartlin bequeaths the presidency of the senior class and one Investi- ture speech, effective, even if one ' s cap is on backwards. Marjorie Smith leaves a collection of original puns. She explains, " Make a statement to an intelligent audience and they will instantly see two meanings instead of one. " Elizabeth Clifford leaves a collection of newspaper clippings on football strategy, illustrated from real life to make the subject matter interesting. Gertrude Hall bequeaths her style in clothes so that every junior will know what the well-dressed senior should wear. Mildred Brown bequeaths her make-up work left at the termination of each semester this year. Euleta Gray leaves several absence, tardy, and dismissal slips containing reliable excuses and expertly imitated signatures for lieutenants having trouble in securing overdue slips. Margaret Burke leaves her " fuzz. " May be used in case of baldness; also, makes suitable filling for hand-made potholders. Evelyn Remis bequeaths two priceless abilities that guarantee success, namely, to draw anything at any time, and to gesticulate when at a loss for words. Estelle Donohoe leaves her quietness. Someone must uphold that standard, " Her voice was ever soft, gentle and low, an excellent thing in woman. " Helen O ' Brien leaves numerous feathers worn as decorations on her hats, valuable for their natural coloring. However, Helen can always secure replacements. Eleanor Chandler leaves requisitions for gymnasium equipment for left-handed students. Gertrude Schwartz bequeaths her Oxford glasses. They may be worn for style even if eyes are in good condition. Elizabeth Grant bequeaths her duties as president of the A. A. and a catalog of speeches necessary in this office. Elizabeth McGagh leaves all unsigned E.R.A. checks, work cards and other souvenirs recalling the hours she took care of the payroll for President Roosevelt. Faustina Hall leaves her efficiency. She feels the school will need it after our departure. Rose O ' Connor bequeaths one good thermos bottle, not used since the night of October 12, 1934. May be used as hot water bottle on camping trips. Edna Ellis leaves a flashlight, remodeled, which was dented on the night of October 12. Will be very handy on future week-ends. Margaret Reidy bequeaths her nonchalance and rare manner needed when one, unprepared, must recite assignments. 36 L .T. C. 19 3 5 Pauline King bequeaths Charlie ' s devotion to the school. Any girl in need of an escort to school functions may count on Charlie. Helen O ' Sullivan leaves a certain magazine she received in her sunshine basket to a student seeking deeper insight into life and its problems. Marion Foster leaves her collection of funny stories for every occasion. The story of her glimpses of how the lower half stands is " the top. " Vera Pickles bequeaths her trombone which she ceased blowing when she became a dignified senior. Ruby Brown leaves a collection of affectionate telegrams and a catalog of " Best Jokes of 1935. " Brown will revise the edition annually. Eleanor Ward bequeaths a treatise on " Proper Conduct at Grange Meetings. " Veronica Brosnan bequeaths her album of newspaper write-ups to her succes- sor to position of reporter. Rita Stewart and Margery Shaw leave their interpretations of the two leading characters in Ibsen ' s lie. As Captain, Rita leaves the omitted vocabulary, used to repel the mutinous crew. Margery, as Annie, the demented wife, leaves her expres- sionless stare and expressive organ playing. Dorothy Florence leaves her dignity and poise. Dorothy feels the criterion of college seniors ' behavior must be kept up to standard. Marion Morrison bequeaths her frankness and a series of strange illnesses suitable for explaining all absences. Margaret Hart bequeaths one unabridged volume of notes, unindexed, con- taining everything on anything such as " Physiognomy and What It Reveals " from own experiences. Oh you State Troopers! (Tsk! tsk!) Mary Healy and Katherine MacDonald leave their joint knowledge relevant to the duties of a social worker. We cannot vouch for the reliability of data gathered in connection with the weighing of babies. Ann Hehir and Mildred Swiniarski leave their " basketball combination " technique. They also leave six pieces of gum to next year ' s Army-Navy players — one-half stick to each player. Stella Mazur bequeathes her infectious school-girl giggle. She fears the giggle, emulating at inopportune moments, might ruin her reputation as a pedagogue. Elizabeth Fenlon leaves her curls. These curls are attachable and may be removed at night on retiring. Beatrice Keene leaves her radio audience, the exact number of which she does not wish to be made known. Catherine Sampatakos bequeaths her interpretation of " La Cucaracha " to be used in correlation with a study of the insect life of Mexico. Dorothy Reedy bequeaths her notebook, second only to Miss Lovell ' s. The stream of knowledge gathered therein is of such quantity that it has been often known to overflow. Catherine Healey leaves her technique for dodging flying missiles, including 37 THE KNOLL snowballs, on Broadway, assuring the juniors of complete protection from on- slaughts. Roberta Small leaves her individual disposition, indispensable at times, for putting people in their places. Elizabeth Hill bequeaths one knitting needle plus crocheting and knitting directions for the making of raiment for every occasion. Jeanette Levis leaves a collection, of letters bearing the Holy Cross seal to ele- vate the standard of letter-writing between students of this and various male colleges. Lillian Murphy leaves her complete self-satisfaction and surplus contentment to dissatisfied Juniors. Margaret Donovan bequeaths one used bull ' s-eye in good condition (although once in the field of action) to next year ' s Rifle Club. Ella Pollard bequeaths a nondescript collection of pins, needles, clips, etc., which were contributed to fit the tango costume to her figure. Veronica McTeague and Marion Keogh leave their willingness to work and other fine qualities. Attractively decorated halls and gymnasiums have been results of their labor and ingenuity. Mary Dwyer leaves her coronet to be used for assuming a dignified appearance without any delay. ( " I could have sworn that you had a braid. " ) Dorothy Steeves bequeaths a sermon entitled " Repent before Thou Sittest in the Seats of Thy Illustrious Predecessors. " Are you ready, Dot? The Music Seniors, the " Nine, " leave to the Junior Music their aloofness and dignity which said non-Bohemian, anti-Greenwich- Village group of music artists use in maintaining the correct demeanor of a college musical group. Edith Grise and Lucille Remy leave the " long and short of it. " Josephine Enright leaves her drawl. Janet Carey leaves her sophistication. Mary Hayes leaves her preparedness and enthusiasm. Helen Sawyer leaves her voice. Frieda Klaiman leaves a fiddle, a pair of Mexican trousers and one mustachio. Eleanor Archibald leaves her fur neckpiece, which heretofore has been indis- pensable to her costume. Myrtle Lewis leaves suggestions for another class song. We, Mary Dolan and Madeline Shea, bequeath one green parrot with a highly decorated huncker, which was used as an added inducement when given to us. We know we could not give Polly the care she will receive in the nature room. We hereby appoint our class advisor, Mr. Brase, as executor of this, our last will and testament, and direct that no bond be required of him by reason of such appointment. Mary Dolan Dated June 16, 1935 Madeline Shea L. T. C. 19 3 5 Fact and Fiction FRESHMAN INITIATION Once upon a time we were freshmen, though that seems long ago, and we were made to feel our verdant qualities even as you have felt them. Green is the color which nature has chosen for her tender young growing things. It is also the color chosen for the freshmen of L. T. C. When we first came to L. T. C. we were evi- dently color-blind. We went to the " Freshman Initiation Party " in blissfully dazed ignorance and it was not until after we had performed foolishly much to the hilarious delight of the upperclassmen that we were suddenly dazzled by that green light that guided us through our first year. We can truthfully say that it will be a long time before anyone of us forgets how it feels to push a peanut the length of the gym floor with your nose — or to do the latest rhumba before a most unappreciative audience — or to sing a song you have never heard before without accompaniment. Add to these indignities a full week of jeering as we appeared daily on buses, trolleys and trains with our spectacu- lar paper market bags, green bows, flat-heeled shoes and cosmetic-less faces. But we had as our reward for this lengthy initiation the fact that ours was ' " a willing, co- operative class of good sports, destined to win fame at L. T. C. " SOPHOMORE THEATRE PARTY " Madame President! I make a motion that we have another theatre party! " How often we have heard this plea at class meetings and how often we unanimously accepted it. Heading this list of much-enjoyed theatre parties is one held during our sopho- more year. Most of the then slightly sophisticated (?) sophomores trudged merrily down Broadway to Keith ' s Theatre. As the final curtain was drawn on " That ' s My Weakness " everyone agreed that it was one of the best shows of the year. How did you like the vaudeville, Mr. Brase? Thanks to those fortunate members of the class with cars, who willingly made several trips, we were finally all transported to " Pete ' s, " that inviting tea-room on the Pawtucket Boulevard. Here we were graciously allowed to reign supreme in the " Amber Room " — minus prying eyes and inquisitive ears. It is hardly necessary to write about the marvelous food and hilarious fun we had, for all one has to do is to say " Remember Pete ' s! " and laughter pours forth as a million and one amusing incidents are aroused in the minds of the Class of ' 35. Who said Mr. Brase couldn ' t dance? 39 THE KNOLL COMPASS CLUB DANCE Long will the Class of ' 3.5 be singing the praises of their own exclusive " Compass Club Dance " held on April 26, 1934, at the Hotel Marlborough, Lowell. Perhaps it was the pulsating rhythm of the music that set our hearts and feet dancing — perhaps it was the splendid entertainment presented by members of the class — or perhaps it was the soft blue lights and the glittering points of the compass guiding us along — but whatever it was we all agreed that there was something that made that dance " one of the best ever. " JUNIOR PROM Climaxing our most eventful " Junior Social Year " was our never-to-be- forgotten Junior Prom held on June 14, 1934, in the assembly hall. With eager hearts and willing hands co-operati ng, the hall was transformed into a beautiful flower garden. Stately white pillars entwined with ivy graced the entrances; rose- laden trellises covered the walls; and bright Japanese lanterns cast gay shadows everywhere. The faculty corner fashioned as a terrace, with wicker garden furniture, was exceptionally attractive. With the orchestra playing our favorite songs and our escorts dancing our favorite steps, we spent four of the happiest hours of our college life. And then — afterwards — JUNIOR TEA The Junior Tea was held on June 13, 1934, in the art room. With Mr.Brase,our class advisor, as " honored guest, " and Mrs. Brase and members of the faculty among our other guests, we enjoyed dainty sandwiches, cakes and other sweets. Mrs. Brase poured. The Tea was made even more enjoyable by an attractive display of articles made by our junior class in Household Arts under the direction of Miss Josephine Chute. The Tea was a decided success thanks to the untiring efforts of a most capable committee. SENIOR HIKE AND WEENIE ROAST " Our last fall term had hardly begun When the seniors decided to have some fun. Our sister class, the sophomores, were sent invitations, To join in a " weenie roast " at a far destination. " After guiding our inexperienced ( ?) sister class on a three-mile hike, in the late afternoon of a brisk fall day, we finally arrived at our destination — a large, sandy cove, surrounded by woods. Ravishing appetites were immediately appeased with hot weenies, coffee and chips. Between bites, " songs and witty sayings floated through the air. " The sophomores were right when they said, " Leave it to the sen- ' 40 L. T. C. 1 9 3 5 iors to find a way to make those weenies more tempting and appreciated than ever before. " We have our own flavoring — want the recipe, Juniors? SNATCHES FROM A SENIOR WEEK-END Thursday, October 11, 1934 Three o ' clock found twenty-one dignified and optimistic seniors ready to depart for the wilds of New Hampshire, prepared for a gala Columbus Day week- end. Weather brisk — result warm clothes. Country roads — autumn foliage — more autumn foliage — finally, the camp at Long Pond — a mad dash from our chariots to the fire in progress at the mess camp. Sleeping quarters — army cots — victrolas — piano — good dance floor — and plenty of fresh air. Conference of the supper com- mittee — result, a noble idea — to eat in kitchen near heat — a delicious supper en- joyed. Entertainment — songs — stories — games — and intimate facts from the life of our own Pauline King — (how ' s Charlie, Pauline?). Time to retire — ski pants — hats — mittens — scarfs, etc. (?) Peace — for a while — then war — disappearance of Misses Hart and Clifford calls for general confusion — flashlight glimmers bring to light all mischievous doings by missing misses. Sleep — . Friday, October 12, 1934 Breakfast whistle — setting up exercises — plenty of laughter — clear, cold weather — inviting rowboat — bicycles — Misses Hart and MacDonald congratulated upon rowing ability. Oh, yoohoo — MacDonald! Hikes through the woods — apples — from kind farmer — wagon wheels — company for supper — Edna, Rose and Vir- ginia — more entertainment — conference with our own sorceress, Mary Dolan — sleeping quarters — sleep and sweet dreams. Push over, Clifford. Saturday, October 13, 1934 Weather — Snow — calling for appropriate season ' s greetings — knitting needles — victrolas — dancing — trips to town for coal and supplies — last night in camp — am- munition — dishmops, old olives and the like, resulting in one grand rumpus!!! What happened to Mr. Brase ' s trousers? Sunday, October 14, 1934 Weather — beautiful clear autumn day — up early for church — and back for last meal in camp — day spent in scouring cabins — applause for girls who planned ap- petizing meals — appreciation expressed for Mr. and Mrs. Brase ' s assistance — last roundup — all accounted for — and ready for any kind of a winter, Mr. Weatherman — we can take it ! In conclusion we would like to remind you (Seniors, who have forgotten?) of the wonderful New Year ' s Dance and our entrance into the theatrical world with the performance of " La Cucaracha. " Are you ready for Senior Week? -11 THE KNOLL Social Organizations COACHES CLUB President . Elizabeth Grant Secretary . Pa uline LaRock Vice-President Mildred Swiniarski Treasurer . . . Anna Waters The membership of the Coaches Club is restricted to the upperclassmen of L. T. C. who have received a specified number of athletic points. The main object of the club is to promote participation in sports and habits of healthful living. The system governing the club gives an equal opportunity for participation to all under- classmen. Horseshoes, bowling, hockey, ping pong, badminton, tenikoit and tennis are enjoyed in their seasons. Miss Bailey, physical director, guides the club in all its Officers for 1936 President . . . Anna Waters Secretary . Rena King Vice-President . Rita LaBelle Tieasurer Mary Winchebaugh ART CLUB President . Elizabeth Carroll Secretary . Rita Stewart Vice-President Mary Hart Treasurer Frances Conley The Art Club works under the able leadership and guidance of Miss Chute of the Art Department. The accomplishments, which are many and varied, are chosen by the members. The club year terminates with a display of the finished work in the exhibition room. The club has long had the reputation of being a sociable, industrious and enjoyable organization and has always drawn a large membership. May it continue to be regarded as one of the most popular and favored clubs of L. T. C. CHILD STUDY CLUB President . . . Helen Knight Secretary-Treasurer . Helen Lister The Child Study Club gives an elementary course of child study and prepares the members for admittance to the Mental Hygiene Club. Each girl chooses a child to study his characteristics. The results of their studies are compiled in a yearbook which is passed on the following year to the new members. The membership is limited to first year girls, who, with Miss Cheney, as their advisor, join in many interesting parties. DRAMATIC CLUB President . Mary J. O ' Donnell Secretary Eleanor Gray Vice-President . Ruth Kidder Treasurer . Grace Kerrigan Another club which enjoys wide popularity is the Dramatic Club under the capable direction of Miss Florence Kirby. The members are taught the art of stage 42 L. T. C. 19 3 5 presentation and present each year a Shakesperian play. After witnessing this year ' s play, A Midsummer Night ' s Dream, we can easily say that L. T. C. has some fine dramatic talent. LITERATURE CLUB President . . Eleanor Ward Secretary . Helen Trudel Treasurer . . Margaret Noonan In the Literature Club an attempt is made to keep abreast in the modern liter- ary world. Under the direction of Miss Lovell, favorite novelists, dramatists, poets and biographers are discussed and excerpts from their works are given. This work is thoroughly enjoyable as well as instructive and in this manner the members of the club procure a literary background essential to the teaching profession. MENTAL HYGIENE CLUB President Marjorie Smith Secretary Edna Steele Vice-President Loretta Gorman Treasurer Margaret Reidy Because of the unlimited popularity of the Mental Hygiene Club enrollment is limited to upperclassmen. Members of the club are interested in the mental hygiene of the school child. Instructive and interesting talks are given by Mr. Brase who also straightens out any troublesome questions in the minds of the members. Each year the club visits two or three institutions to view problem cases. Their work is intercepted by many enjoyable socials. MUSIC CLUB President . Andronike Mekelatos Secretary-Treasurer . Emma Nicol Vice-President . . Helen Sawyer The history of music, composers and their works, and community singing are some of the interesting phases upon which the members of this club devote their time. Miss Damon, supervisor of music, is the efficient director of this club. At various times during the year the members provide enjoyable entertainment for the school, most impressive of which is the annual Christmas program. SCOUT CLUB President . Eleanor Howe Scribe Teresa Grady Secretary . Virginia Ladd Treasurer . Dorothy Webb The Scout Club, under the capable direction of Miss Clark, Miss Turner and Miss Wilson, helps to develop in the members an appreciation of their duty to their fellowmen and community. While most of the time is spent in working for badges and rewards many delicious luncheons and gay week-ends are enjoyed. 43 THE KNOLL SOCIAL ETIQUETTE CLUB President . . Mona Davison Secretary . . . Janet Collins Vice-President . Ruth Mitchel Treasurer . . . Ruth Martin The members of the Social Etiquette Club work under the willing and capable direction of Miss Christine Kane of the faculty. They endeavor to perfect their manners and personalities according to one of the best authorities on this subject — Miss Emily Post. As one would expect it is a very lively and sociable organization, always ready and willing to aid other organizations if any problem in etiquette should arise. VOGUE CLUB President . Elizabeth Hill Secretary . Fuastina Hall Vice-President . Marian Foster Treasurer . Mildred Brown The Vogue Club, organized by this year ' s Senior Class, enjoyed much popu- larity. The members were given an opportunity to advance their interest in fancy work, including knitting, crocheting and embroidering. As a result the wardrobes of the members were greatly and charmingly increased as the year went by. Time was taken out between rows of knitting and crocheting to indulge in many gay holiday parties. SKETCHING CLUB President . Elizabeth Clifford Secretary . Mary Healey Vice-President . . Euleta Gray Treasurer . . Janet Carey Up under the eaves of our college is the abode of the Sketching Club. A little touch of Bohemia, Greenwich Village and L. T. C. pervades the atmosphere. Smocked creatures rush from all points of the school every Tuesday, take the steps two at a time, dash into the studio, seize their pallets and brushes, and work! All those who are elected to the club must have the " gift " and be willing to use it. In Corpore Sano (The Strenuous Life) ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION President Elizabeth Grant Vice-President Mildred Swiniarski Secretary . Pauline LaRock Treasurer Anne Waters The Athletic Association is one of the most important organizations in the college. Its membership includes practically the entire student body, who are actively interested in its affairs. With the co-operation of President Weed, Miss 44 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Ruth M. Bailey, the Director of Physical Education, has built up a fine program of athletics. Under the guiding hand of Miss Bailey, each year finds the program expanding, so that it now includes field hockey, basketball, baseball, bowling, tennis, tenikoit, archery, riflery, horse-shoe pitching, golf, badminton, and ping pong. For the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play which she has instilled in us throughout our four years at the college, and the understanding with which she has met and solved our many problems, we, the Seniors, wish to express our sincere appreciation to Miss Bailey. ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION BANQUET One of the most enjoyable banquets in the history of the A. A. was held in the gymnasium, following the Army-Navy basketball game. It was very informal, with each table entertaining with a " stunt, " the faculty favoring also. As a token of the esteem in which he is held by the members of the A. A., Presi- dent Weed was presented with a desk set. THE COACHES CLUB The Coaches Club is open to Juniors and Seniors who have proved themselves capable in at least three major sports and have also shown ability in leadership. Its importance lies in the fact that it aids in putting across the extra-curricular sports, in co-operation with the Athletic Association. Illustrious seniors in the club are: Mary Dolan, Peg Donovan, Betty Grant, Kay Healey, Ann Hehir, Pauline King, Mary MacPartlin, Helen O ' Sullivan, Vera Pickles, Ella Pollard, and Millie Swiniarski. FIELD HOCKEY The first sign of falling leaves and brisk autumn weather found the Seniors down on the hockey field, donning shin guards and pinnies. Old Man Pluto smiled upon us and we enjoyed an uninterrupted season. In the class games, the Seniors won the Field Hockey Championship, beating the plucky Freshmen to the tune of 5 to 3, in the middle of an old-fashioned blizzard which made Kay MacDonald resort to ski pants and as many sweat shirts as she could carry. Pig-tails — Rah! BASKETBALL Interest reached its highest peak during the basketball season, with all L. T. C- ites looking forward to the big annual Army-Navy game. After the regular practice periods and class games, the two varsity teams were chosen. The Army line-up included the following Seniors: Ruby Brown, Peg Donovan, Peg Hart, Mary Dolan, 45 THE KNOLL and Ella Pollard. The Navy: Ann Hehir, Pauline King, Millie Swiniarski, and Ev Remis. After two years of suppression, the blue and white banner of the Navy emerged triumphant. It was Navy Day, the gobs winning by a score of 43 to 21. Heave-ho! BOWLING The basketballs had hardly been tucked away, when the familiar sound of bowling pins bouncing against the walls of the gym reached our ears; the bowling season was on in full swing. Elevators would have been greatly appreciated by the Seniors during those first few days, but we had to suffer and limp over the stairs as best we could. BADMINTON After lodging several " birdies " in the cages around the gym lights, we soon became so skilled as to be able to serve the troublesome " birdie " over the net. With diligent practice and the use of much liniment we are proud to say that we feel capable of challenging Mrs. Wightman herself. ARCHERY Archery was introduced into the sports curriculum when we were Juniors. Needless to say, we looked forward to it with great anticipation. The mild fall weather found us rolling the target over the " knoll " to the archery range. Although shaky at first, our efforts were rewarded and we were really thrilled to see our arrows head straight for the golden bull ' s-eye. RIFLERY Through the kindness of Mr. Weed and under the direction of Miss Bailey, a rifle range was constructed up in the " attic. " Enthusiasm ran high. Each Friday found the Seniors (only the Seniors enjoyed the privilege of shooting) the proud holders of targets with five or six bull ' s-eyes, but sad to say, a few of us never man- aged to locate even the target. (A new device for maintaining discipline.) PING PONG Many happy hours were spent playing the " vigorous " game of ping pong. Here, the Seniors found that the virtue of self-control, practiced over a period of four years, came in handy. Tournaments waxed " hot, " producing several mythical champions. The final tournament was won by Virginia Ladd, a Freshman, who proved herself to be the best player in the college. Finally, we must not neglect our tricky putting green and the happy hours spent in improving our golf game. 46 L. T. C. 19 3 5 Sugar and Spice 1935 VARIETY " What are we made of? Sugar and spice, And all things nice ! ' Hair Eyes Mouth Nose Teeth Hands- Arms Chin Legs Feet Neck Back Eyebrows Knees . Figure Complexion Posture Height Weight . Hips Shoulders Elbows . Skin Fingernails Ears Kay MacDonald Helen O ' Brien Peg Burke Betty Grant Helen O ' Brien Kay Healey Bobbie Small Dot Reidy Millie Swiniarski Kay MacDonald Edna Ellis Betty Clifford Marion Morrison Janet Carey Gert Hall Eleanor Chandler Donovan and Hart Peg Donovan Gert Hall Peg Burke Ruby Brown Faustina Hall Betty Clifford Margery Shaw Mary Dwyer 47 THE KNOLL As Others See Us (Our gratitude to Hem and Haw for the tallies) Best all-round Done most for college Most popular Best dressed Most tactful Most poised Best sense of humor Most efficient Most respected Most sympathetic Most dignified Most generous Most stylish Most versatile Most beautiful Most loyal . Most graceful Funniest Wittiest Most talkative Most conscientious Most likely to succeed Most brilliant Most philosophical Most intelligent . Most sophisticated Peppiest Prettiest Cutest . First to be married Busiest Most admired Frankest Happiest Most personality Best dancer Biggest line Best mixer . Best sport Neatest , Peg Hart Best natnred Millie Brown Edna Ellis Cleverest Evelyn Remis Peg Hart Healthiest Anne Hehir Gert Hall Man hater . No one Mary MacPartlin Most entertaining Ruby Brown Janet Carey Most studious Pauline King : Peg Hart Biggest blusher Mary Dolan Frieda Klaiman Most blase . The Coaches Club . Edna Ellis ' Most ambitious Evelyn Remis Kay Sampatakos Most energetic Mildred Swiniarski Dot Florence Most original Evelyn Remis ' El Archibald Most optimistic Maddy Shea Anne Hehir Most attractive Janet Carey Janet Carey Most picked on Dot Steeves Peg Hart Biggest eater . Edna Ellis Betty Clifford Most musical Frieda Klaiman Mary MacPartlin Most artistic Evelyn Remis Gert Hall Most athletic Peg Donovan Ruby Brown Wisest . Goody Schwartz Kay MacDonald Most poetic . Kay Sampatakos Liz Fenlon Most histrionic Midge Shaw Euleta Gray Biggest punster Evelyn Remis Quality . Marge Smith Maddy Shea Quantity Marge Smith Rita Stewart Most appreciated by f iculty Mary MacPartlin Maddy Shea Janet Carey Mary Dolan Most changed in four years Midge Shaw Needed faculty apprec iation Kay MacDonald (Section 7 a close second) Betty Clifford Best orator . Midge Shaw Peg Burke Favorite pastime Dancing Estelle Donahoe Favorite dish Fried Clams Faustie Hall Favorite study Spare Period Euleta Gray Favorite male college Harvard . Edna Ellis (According to contacts) Ruby Brown Favorite hide-out Strand Theatre (censored) Mary Healy Favorite male movie st irs . Gable and Tone Peg Hart Favorite quotation Gert Hall " Her voice was ev er soft. gentle, and low, an Ruby Brown excellent thing in woman Peg Hart Favorite member of the faculty Miss Kirby Millie Brown Most easy-going . Mary Healy Faustie Hall Class flirt Goody Schwartz 48

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