West Rutland High School - Green and Gold Yearbook (West Rutland, VT)

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DERNIER AND LABELLE Ice Cream Parlor Confectionery, Notions Magazines Boston and New York Sunday Papers ,,,, , I I MAIN STREET GARAGE P. J. PHALEN, Prop. Repairing, Vulcanizing and Accessories United States Tires Taxi Service and Funeral Cars Most Hearty CONGRATULATIONS to the Job and Commercial CLASS OF '28 Printing Tm: SERVICE STORE An Ideal Place to Shop for . . Al JI cn' Chasnvterns an Co. Washington St. Rutland, Vt GRADUATION GOWNS and GIFTS flhv ferrets anh cgnlh A quarterly publication issued by the students of West Rutland High School. Entered as second-class mailing matter at the Post Office, West Rutland, Vt., December 22, 1927. Subscription price, 51.00 a year. Volume 1. JUNE, 1928. 'lNlo. 3. Editor-in-Chie f Associate Edtior .. Business Manager Assistant Business Literary Editor . News Editor .... Alumni Editor . . . Athletic Editor . . . E'a'cha.nye Editor . THE STAFF use -p-..-u-u.-9-Q-Q-Q-1 nano. uo..p--:-. .--Q n-..-.n..a.. ...... Manager .... . . . .. Howard Potter, '28 Leonard Dandrow, '29 . Mabel Bowker, '29 Howard Wolinsky, '30 Hazel Leonard, '28 . Gerald McCarthy, 28 Gertrude Mumford, '29 . . . . . John Maciag, '28 . . . . Charity Mead, '29 Art Editor .................................. .... M argaret McCormick, '29 Joke Editor ................................... ..... . . Gertrude Marsh, '28 Repm"te'rs S' . . . K1 Arletta Fish, Nora Fredette, '28 Alene Hinckley, Esther Carlson, '29 Mary Grace, Clara Rosen, Blanche Bartlett, Francis Pietryka, '30 Marguerite Dudley, Gertrude Kerrigan, Pauline Root, Victor Sevigney, '31 Consiiltifng Editors ................................ Miss Culliney, Mr. Martin Editorial Literary . . Seniors News Alumni Athletics . .. Jokes 1:4 flu-I ,f TABLE OF CONTENTS . 2 . 4 . 9 . 15 . 19' . 21 .23 - THF GREE.'t' ANU HOLD I hitnriala DEDICATION This last number of the "Green and Gold" is dedicated to- the Senior Class, to those looys and girls to whom we must bid farewell. Graduation is the goal of every student: they have reached the goal and stand ready to venture forth into a bustling, workaday world. Commencement is a time both of retrospect and of anticipation, of glancing back over four years of study and fun, and of looking for- ward into, let us hope, a bright and happy future. We wish the members of '28 the best that Fortune can give, and, with a regretful wave of the hand, we bid them Godspeed. Good-bye, Seniors! GRADUATION Graduation! All too soon it will have taken place, and then- what? For some of us, perhaps, college 5 for others possibly, an of- ficeg for many, probably, common labor g but for all of us, regardless of occupations, ambitions, or attainments, graduation will have meant the same. It will have meant the severing of ties, made during our four years of high school life, ties which, perhaps, most of us do not realize are existing-g yet they are existing, and though their presence may not be properly appreciated now, it will become all too apparent as we leave for the last time in the capacity of students those walls which have surrounded us for the past four years. Probably a foolish-sounding suggestion, that of ties to some of those undergraduates who still imagine that text books and class rooms are the only components of high school life, and who cannot see why we should have regrets at leaving it. Indeed, a year or two ago it would have seemed so to us, but now on the very threshold of graduation, we pause to consider that very uncertain future which looms before us. Perhaps, you may say, a future viewed from a commencement platform should not appear dreary or uncertain. True, it is not the .iq l THE fIHI'TE','V ANI! GOLD 3 dreariness nor the uncertainty which causes us to think, but an awe of that future whose mysteries are yet to be solved, coupled with pangs of regret at leaving our Alma Mater. Here we have studied and worked together. We have come to know each other, both in the class room and on the athletic field, in school and out. We have become friends, some mor closely than others, of course, but cer- tainly there is a common bond uniting us all. We shall realize this bond with the greatest of seriousness when we meet, some of us for the last time, perhaps, on graduation eve. -Howard Potter, '28. md Hi.s!oi'ic'c1l Suriv!-v and the Hzzflcmd Fur Lfl7I'ClI'xX', 4 THE GREEN AND GOLD -9- iterary -Q- A GLORIOUS FAILURE The man, dressed in dark clothes and wearing a slouch hat, was hardly distinguishable in the gloom. He was, indeed, a suspicious looking cha1'acte1' as he slunk along the drive leading up to the magnifi- cent home among the trees, dim in the gathering gloom. Carefully, he opened a French window and groped his way in. He paused. listened, and then furtively flashed a light around the richly fur- nished room. In one corner stood a carved cabinet, the receptacle of many valuables treasured by the family that dwelt in this grand old mansion. In another minute the burglar was at his work. Suddenly, mys- teriously, noiselessly, a door behind him opened. The man stopped and turned. Behold! a sleepy child of about ten years stood in the entrance. Threateningly the man took a step forward, saying at the same time, "What d'ye think yah doing? Get to bed and stay there. Not a peep outa yah." The boy hesitated. Finally he gasped, "Oh, Sir, you shou1dn't do that. I don't care about the stuff, because I never have a chance to touch, but it isn't yours, you know. Besides, if you were caught." The law-breaker, a little surprised and angry, stared at the youngster. The man was la weak character, and the child's fine eyes seemed to burn him with their scorn. Then he turned and slowly, like an old man, left the Way he had COITIE. Slinking Joe, as he was called, never attempted robbing again. Instead he became one of the best friends of the little boy who had shown him the right. He had not gained a fortune of ill-gotten riches, but something far more precious, his own self-respect, and a resolve to lead an honest life. -Charity Mead, '29. AMERICAN GODS We of the United States do not believe in the worship of gods. If we consider idols or gods at all, we feel a vague sort of pity for the This .x'cc1i'fvoof: uns cIig'1'f1'30d fix' l'OfZIlIfCUI'8f1'O 77 THE HHEl':'iN' ANI! HULL! 5 people who worship themg but it does not occur to us that we also worship gods, even if we do not burn incense to them and lay sacri- fices at their altars. The chief of these is the great god Pleasure. Not only in our own country, but in all countries, by all nations, races, and nation- alities is he worshipped and adored. After him come the other gods, but he is the Supreme Being, the Father and Founder of them all. First let us consider Sport. 1-Ie-is a laughing, curly-headed, big- chested fellow, whom we would all love to join even if we cannot. He is a companion and persistent friend to us rather than an idol. Col- leges, schools, boys, girls, men, and women all flock to his call, leav- ing other things to be done as best they may. Consider the huge crowds which gather at prize fights, golf tournaments, baseball and football games, and know that Sport is irresistible. Shaking dice in one hand with a glass of beer in the other, and propping his feet against the table, Betting holds his court. We pur- sue him even without knowing it. He draws all types of people. There is hardly any man who does not worship him, even while Bet- ting shocks him. Now comes Fashion with highly rouged cheeks, dangling ear- rings, and painted mouth. She is a flirt, always changing, and vary- ing as the winds, but ever drawing and fascinating, overcoming scruples and lack of means. We worship her in spring, summer, winter, and autumn. Her voice is never still, and tantalizing, she compels us to go on and on, never leaving us but always leading, and laughing at us as we stumble after her. The god "Everybody does it" is responsible for a great deal. He is a nagging sort of god, persistent, and never still. He urges people to read the current books and papers. We get the magazines, pictures, radios, automobiles, because he decrees. His sister, "That just isn't done," is what in these modern times we would call an "old cat." Her eyes watch us continually, and she picks flaws in everything. She causes much trouble in the world as she often antagonizes people to such an extent that they do just as she tells them not to do. If We disobey her she ruins us, and if we obey her we are unhappy. Business comes puffing importantly to the fore. His chest is swelled with importance. He is constantly chewing a cigar, and a diamond stud glitters in his tie. We may think he is not a true child of Pleasureg however, some worship him because they love him. There are the money-makers, who are his satellites. The greater majority of us are his slaves and servantsg we bow to him because nd Historical Society and f!2cR111!c11zdFrcc LI'l7i'ClI'xl'. 6 THE GREEN AND GOLD we must. His is the hand which feeds us. Cowering at his feet, we tremblingly carry out his orders, else we starve. Money! Does anyone fail to recognize and follow him? He daz- zles and delights us and makes us do disagreeable tasks to gain his favor. He lures and gleams beyond our blind and grasping reach. Finally when we have gained him, we find he is dissipated and shallow, and he and life bore and disillusion us. Beating time with his feet, snapping his fingers and keeping time in every limb, Jazz draws us, and absurdly we do exactly as he does. We zestfully and willingly fall prey to his magic. With him comes his "best girl," Dance. Twirling on her toes, swaying her body, and stretching her hands to us, she whirls us into her madcap train. At night her charm is strongest, and we cannot help but follow one so beautiful, graceful, and invigorating. Picnic leverybody knows himj is a Puck, a mischievous merry fellow, who trips us and pricks us with thorns, puts grasshoppers, spiders and ants into our food, tips cups out of our hands, and burns our unwary fingers. We swear at and curse him, and then run after him, begging him to come back to us, for he is lovable in spite of his pranks. Movies' face is handsome, and finely chiseled and molded. His hair ripples in perfect curls upon his handsome head. Our submis- sion is completeg he allures us and amuses himself by watching our rapt and whole-hearted expression of devout worship. He drops favors into our hands, and we, ever-reaching, ask for more, and smiling amusedly he gives us more. Cigarette, festooned in smoke and hung with garlands of green tobacco leaves, is one of our most popular idols. His worshippers originally were mostly those of the male sex, but now, females as well eagerly seek him. The price we pay for his favor is jumping nerves, weak hearts, diseased lungs, and often he draws us into the ground itself if his grasp upon us is strong enough. Joy Ride is a reckless, happy boy. I-Ie fleetly runs to Death and Destruction, his boon companions, and we follow, trusting in his guidance. and unaware that his laughter is mockery and his goal our ruin. There is Leisure, a queer person, but lovable and dependable if we try to understand her. Most of us hate her and make every excuse we can to avoid her inevitable presence. But, she is always with us, and try to escape her as we may, it is of no avail. If we accept and treat her rightly, she is one of the best of our idols. T11 is .yearbook was digiftcd by uolzzzzfeers fr Ol? THE GREEN AND GOLD 'I Mischief, ever among us, is one of the followers of Satan. In fact, we might almost say that Mischief is Satan. He is unavoidableg we meet him at every turn, try to avoid him, and are seized and made to suffer for our folly. His rule is absolute. Not a person, but who experiences his influence and grasp upon him. Mischief compels us, and resisting, we proceed to do what we know is wrong. Strong Drink reels along with a red nose and bleary eye. He is found in every village and town. He is a pleasant companion for a while, but one who refuses to take the blame for what he does, and after his company we feel that he is our worst enemy. Food, fat and gluttonous, beckons and influences us to become as he is. I-Ie is another of the great idols of the American people. His hand points out the road of self-indulgence, and we are only to will- ing to follow that road. Is there any one of us who has not felt the powerful and all- extending influence of Laziness? He is just the opposite of Leisure. Leisure should be accepted and loved 3 Laziness should be shunned and abolished. Lolling upon a soft couch, with massive corpulent limbs outstretched, he lies taunting us. If we do not heed him, we hear his rude laugh, and if we do, we regret it afterward. Gang is a "good guy," just a little bit rough, but with a good heart even of he is apt to do wild things. He draws all men to him. His following is huge and made up of all kinds and conditions of people. We follow him unasking, and do as he does. We do homage to you, oh Pleasure! You beckon, and we fol- lowg you call, and we give heedg you lead, and we pursue you! -Gertrude Marsh, '28. "TI-lERE'S MANY A SLIP-" Bobby Moore, young, good-looking, and broke, strolled down Fifth Avenue with a broken heart and an empty purse. His heart was broken because his girl had "turned him down". "Bobby," she had said, "I like you a lot, but I'd love you if you had some money. Go out and earn some, and when you have a few thousands, we'il take the final step." c d Historiccfl Society cmd the Ruilcuzd Frcc Librc11'y. B THE GREEN ANU GOLD "That was putting it rather strong, even for a modern flapperf' thought Bobby as he strolled down the aforesaid Fifth Avenue with the aforesaid broken heart and empty purse. Now the purse was empty because, romantic as it may seem, the rejected young man had gone out the night before to drown his sor- rowsg to forget, if such a thing were possible, but it had been impossi- ble. He must now secure work of some kind, or lose the only girl in the world. Work had never troubled Bobby before, for he had always lived with a wealthy uncle. The wealth and estate, however, would not he Bobby's until the uncle's death. In his deep musing, Bobby had not noticed his surroundings. He was now opposite an inviting-looking park, and, being very tired from thinking, he lay down on a bench and went to sleep. Sometime later he was awakened by low voices. There on the next bench were his sweetheart and an unknown young man, murmuring fondly to each other, and-could be believe his eyes ?-the stranger was slipping a gleaming golden circlet on her finger. Curiously enough, Bobby felt no jealousy, but instead a strange feeling of relief. "Gael What a narrow escape! And to think that I almost went to work!" he ejaculated thankfully. -Kathleen McCormick, '29, Thi.: 'vcclrlxrgmls mcis III-,QI-flv.ff,Yl7 by lfOfZHIfUCi'S ffl ff? 1 THE' GREEN AND GOLD 9 Seniors :- L'4s . , H ' . 1 . A ,gil 1- FRANCIS AMBROSE Gerierfzl Course Football '25, '26, '2'l'p Baseball '26, '27, '2Bg tfjaptainjg Basketball '26, '27, '28 fCaptainJ. He is one of our athletes, excelling in all sports. Perhaps baseball is his favorite, especially when he is dismissed at the beginning of Math Class. At any rate, he has helped to win many a victory for W. R. H. S. FLORENCE BARTLETT Comm-e:'cir1f Course School Chorus '25, '26, '27, '28, Quiet, unassuming, yet a good friend to all. Wonder why "Flossy" has such an interest in Center Rutland? 'We'd all like to hear the answer. CHARLOTTE BLISS Grm'rri.l' C0-Hrsr School Chorus '25, '26, '27, '2,Sg Ilramatics. What are we going to do without Cl1arlotte's solirano voice? More than being a singer, she is an actress of ability. Well do we remember her part in "Seventeen", and her role as leading lady in "The Crimson Stair". We'll miss you a lot, Charlotte. EUGENE BURKE. Co.+nmf'i'cErr! Course Football '24, '25, '26, '2'7g Basketball '26, '27, '28g Track '28g Senior Playg Class President. A Here is our famous boy hero who ran from Castleton to lVest Rutland to prevent Z1 train wreck. As far as school activi- t'e3 go, "Gene" has been prominent in athletics and has guided the dr-stinies of our class, proof enough of his popularity among his classmates. RAYMOND BURKE CUlllHlf'I'CliflI Course School Chorus. "Rely" is a commuter, driving back and forth every day to school in his Chevrolet. His is an unfailing good humor, a qual- ity which has made him popular with all. 10 af A Q y- . it T' L :.A l , -mm, i 5- l f ,. A I 6 i i lm -If I i l THE GREEN AND GOLD GOLIJIE CO1-IEN Lrifi-if Course Volleyball '25g Basketball '26, '27 lCa1itainjg llramaticsi School Chorus. i I Goldie's only objection to tl new school system is that it occasions early rising. As one can see, from the list of activi- ties in which she has participated, she is an all around girl, and one whom has done a great deal to put W. R. H. S. "on the map." CHRISTINE CROCIATA Co nr in e rcifil' Co if rsf' llramaticsg School Chorusg Honor Student. When one thinks of "gum", one invariably thinks of Chris- tine. In fact, the two are almost synonymous, for you never see one without the other. We do know, however, that Christine has a charming personality that is distinctly her own, due perhaps to Wrigley's soothing flavors. Whatever its cause, it has en- deared her to us. STANLEY FARRELL Com use-i'c'if.'I Con ref-'f School Chorus. Stanley is one of our Ira boys who firmly declares he won't be late now that they "have made a lady out of Lizzie." ARLETTA FISH C0mmi'l'f'tfIf Course School Chorusg Reporter on staff of"'G1'een and Gold": Hon- or student. Here is one of our students, always conscientious in her work. There is no doubt but that Arlctt.a.'s career will he a suc- cessful one, and we wish her the best o' luck. CHARLES FISH CrJmm,c.1'cirri Course School Chorus. Little "Charlie" is another well known boy from the neigh- boring town of Ira. It is a familiar sight to see him ilriving "the old gray mare", and we are always sure that with this means of conveyance he will be on time for school. THE GREEN AND GOLD 11 NORA FREIJETTE Commercial Course Reporter on staff of "Green and Gold"g School Chorusg Honor Student. "Honey" would wear spike heels, and consequently she has not always been right on time for school, but we will forgive her for that because she has always been one of our best students. FRANK GRAZIANO Geneaml Course Football '2'T,: Dramaticsg School Chorus. If we all had good natured dispositions like Frank's, what an agreeable crowd we would be! Good luck in your future career. HAZEL LEONARD Latin Course Basketball '26, Dramaticsg Literary Editor of "Green and Gold"g Junior Cupg Salutatorian. A nice girl and a good student, but we often wonder where Hazel has been when she comes wandering in after one of those strenuous week-ends. JOHN MACIAG General Course Football '25, '26, '275 Basketball '26, '27, '28g Baseball '25, '26g Track Captain '28g Athletic Editor of "Green and Gold": Ilramatics. "Johnny" is noted for his popularity.. A few members of the Senior Class will attest to his charms, while the rest of us who remember him as the Prince in "The Crimson Start' have had ample proof of them. GERTRUDE MARSH Latin Co-arse Basketball '26, '27g Dramaticsg Joke Editor of "Green and Golfing School Chorus. "Gert" is a comparative newcomer into our midst, but in the short time that she has been with us, she has made her presence felt. She is in reality quite a "cut-up". Underlying all her pranks, however, there are many sterling qualities. f VJ'f':,'v,' jg THE GREEN AND GOLD GERALD McCARTHY Lot-in C'ous-'se Football '2'l'g Track '28g Ilramaticsg News Editor of "Green and Gold": Valedictorian. Gerald is a quiet, studious boy who insists on being original. Many are the "side-lines" he has given us on our French. WILLIAM McCARTI-IY C om nw-'i'cirxi Coiwsr School Chorusg Honor Student. William is another of our best students. We have a suspi- cion that he has a great fondness for children, for he seems to take a great interest in some of the Freshman girls. MARGARET MCLAUGI-ILIN Gene ral Crm rsc llramaticsg School Chorus. Since Margaret has gone into the telephone busness, :ill her old friends ai receiving calls, much to their delight, for Mar- garet is a very charming girl. WILLIAM McNAMARA Gmac roi Co-u rsc Football '24, '25g Track Manager '28. "Mac" is a geometry student Nj We are sure that that is one subject that Hill will never over-tax his mind with. A quiet boy, but one who is deservedly popular. MARJORIE MEAD LfLf?l'?I- Course Basketball '26, '2'l'g Volleyball, '25g Dramaticsg School Chorusg Honor Student. Marjorie has a peculiar liking for the front seat in study hall. She is a girl who has been active in all school affairs, particularly in dramatics, where she has proved her ability as on actress. THE GREEN AND GOLD 13 if if? If . JULIA PAINLUSIAK Coiiinwrciril Course School Chorus. A quiet but friendly girl, who is liked by all. May you meet with success after you have left W. R. H. S. HELEN PIFKO Commercial Coicrse In-oniatics: School Chorus: Honor Student. Helen is our famous exponent of the beauty of long' hair. She has made a valiant effort to let hers grow, and we think that she will eventually be successful. A good student and u goocgl frientl. HOWARD POTTER Lriffn Course llramaticsg Editor-in-chief of the "Green and Gold", School Chorus, Honor Student. Howard has quite an interest in Hudsons. He thinks if he floesn't become a chemist that he may make a study of them. He has rlone much for the success of our school paper, and has always provefl willing to work for the success of any school activity. VALENTINE STOMPER l'Yene1'ul' Course Football '25, '26, '27, '28g Baseball '25, '26, '27, 'ZSQ Manager of Basket-ball, School Chorus. "Volly" is the class ladies' man. His interest in the fair success rivals his interest in athletics. In the latter activity, however, he has been one of our best 1ie1'fo1'me1's. .IENNIE SUTKOSKI Cfmuui-'i'c"ir1l' Course School Chorus. n Here is a quiet, unassuming girl, but a worthy member of the class of '27 withal. A l THE GREEN AND GOLD ERNESTINE ST. ARNOLD Co in merciul Con rm' School Chorus. We are going to miss Ernestine's hearty laugh next year. It has helped many a time to cheer us when school cares loomed big l before us. LEO WOODS Commercifrl Course D1-amaticsg School Chorus. Leo has a great head for figures. He surpasses us all in Community Arithmetic. His four years at West Rutland High have shown him to be a quiet, industrious student. BERNICE WOZNIAK Co rn nr,e-rein! Con rse School Chorusg Honor Student. Bernice is our champion typist, having been awarded three prizes. Always trariquil and serene, she has gone through High School untroubled by the little difficlllties that ordinarily beyl the stucIent's path. 1",7e5s5-ug A I 2 THE GREEN AND GOLD 15 .Q -5. A very successful Easter dance was given by the Senior Class on Friday evening, April thirteenth in.the Town Hall. A large crowd attended and a good SLIITI was realized for the class fund. An orches- tra from Rutland played. The committee in charge of the affair comprised the following students: Goldie Cohn, Marjorie Mead, John Maciag, and Eugene Burke. Mr. Martin is class adviser. The Seniors have completed their essays. These essays, which are now in the hands of the judges, are a requirement of the English Department. A variety of interesting topics have been chosen by the students. and the awards for prize-winning essays will be announced on Graduation night. The annual prize speaking contest open to students of any of the four classes will be held on June thirteenth. Several are rehearsing daily for the contest under the direction of Mr. Burns E. Martin. ....A...l0--T THE CRIMSON STAR On Friday night, April twenty-seventh, an operetta entitled "The Crimson Star" was given in the Town Hall for the benefit of the .Athletic Association. The production was coached and staged by Miss Bliss, Supervisor of Music, and Mr. Martin, Coach of Dramatics. The theme of the story is this: Greta, a peasant girl in the kingdom of Lascenia, is really the princess of the realm, supposedly lost when a child. She meets Leo, the King's step-son, and is wooed and won by him. By means of a birthmark in the form of a crimson star on her shoulder, her true identity is established. Meanwhile, Borah, the king's nephew, who wishes his sister to have the honored title of princess, plans to ahduct Greta with the aid of three hirelings. His plot is found out, he is banished from the country, and Leo and Greta are happily married. Everyone in the cast performed creditably. Among the outstand- ing performances were those of Charlotte Bliss in the part of Greta: Helen Pifko, the inn keeper with a genuine Irish brogueg John Maciag as Leo, G1'eta's lover: Leonard Dandrow as the villain Borahg Mar- jorie Mead as the flirtatious Gillyg and her equally ridiculous lover, 'ff Q ' ' ' 1 . "" " " 1 1fu.'w'1snf'1fv fw4n'Wv'Jx ww' M' fii'fffls'Flf f',?'f'v' f,WfV"wi'X 16 THE GREEN AND GOLD the Lord High Chamberlain, played by Howard Wolinsky. D Several catchy choruses and well drilled dances added to the success of the production. The following is the cast of characters: Mickey 0'Toole, an American ............. ..... F rancis Ambrose Delia, keeper of the Inn ........ ........ H elen Piiko Greta, afterwards the princess .... ..... C harlotte Bliss Frederick, the king ............ .... F rancis Leonard Leo, his step-son ............. ....... J ohn Maciag Borah .................................. .... L eonard Dandrow Gilly, his sister . . ...................... ...... M 3.1'j0l'lE Mead Duchess DeBorah, Borah's and Gilly's mother . . . .... Alene Hinckley Lady Pat ............................... ..... M ary Connell Colonel Bugg ..................... .... I sadore Rosen Tiltz William Botkus Gatz Hirelings of Borah .... . . . .Victor LeGage Pip Felix Hyjeck Larry, nephew of Delia ............................ Volly Stomper Herdsmen ............. ..... L eo Woods, Joseph Zawistoski Lord High Chamberlain . . . .................... Howard Wolinsky Herald ........................................ Norbert Monville Dragoons-Howard Potter, Patrick McCormick, Frank Graziano, Francis Pietryka. . . ..-1...,0i.-.i... COMMENCEMENT WEEK Plans have been completed for Commencement Week and the pl'0gl'3JT1 is as follows: On Wednesday, June thirteenth, there will be a baseball game between the Alumni and High School teams, beginning at two o'clock. That evening the annual prize speaking contest will be held in the Town Hall. Senior Class Day exercises are to take place on Thursday, June fourteenth, at two-thirty o'clock. PROGRAM Welcome Address . . . ......... Eugene Burke, Senior President Junior Response .... .... F rancis Leonard, Junior President Class History ..... .......... A rletta Fish, John Maciag Class Will ..... .... M arjorie Mead, Howard Potter Presentations ................... Eugene Burke 'Hz VK-lfilfljpfllrllli' was cffgfff,if'cJ' fry' Lmfzafflwyfw ,fw THE GREEN AND GOLD 17 Class Prophecy .... ........................ W illiam McNamara Class Pastimes .... ................ R aymond Burke Class Poem ..... ................. G ertrude Marsh Class Song ..................... Charlotte Bliss, Gerald McCarthy The Graduation Exercises will he held on Thursday evening, June fourteenth, at eight o'clock in the Town Hall. The speakers will be Gerald McCarthy who will deliver the valedictory, "The Progress of Aviation", and Hazel Leonard, who will give the salutatory, "The De- velopment of the Short Story in America". There will be an address to the graduates and awarding of prizes by Principal Francis N. Hinchey. Music will be furnished by the High School chorus. On Friday, June fifteenth, the class picnic will be held, and in the evening, the Commencement Ball in the Town Hall. Officers of the Senior Class are Eugene Burke, Presidentg Chris- tine C1'ociata,' Vice-Presidentg and Howard Potter, Secretary-Treas- urer. The colors are purple and gold, and the motto is "Perge." -Gerald McCarthy, '28. SENIOR PLAY. The Senior Class chose this year for its annual production the amusing comedy, The Whole Town's Talking. The play was coached by Mr. Burns E. Martin, and when presented on the evening of June third. proved to be one of the most successful ever given. Everyone in the cast gave a creditable performance. Particularly worthy of mention were Howard Potter, in the role of Chet Binney. Marjorie Mead as Ethel Simmons, his fiance, and Gerald McCarthy, as Henry Simmons. her father. The production was. from a financial point of view, a gret success. Dancing followed the play. . QT COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT We are pleased to announce at this time the following awards which have been received for Shorthand and Typewriting since the February issue of the "Green and Gold." SHORTHAND From the GREGG WRITER: Order of Gregg Artists Membership Certificates Christine Crociata Nora Fredette Jennie Sutkoski 60-word Gregg Transcription Certificates Charlotte Bliss Jennie Sutkoski I if ffisfffficc N H3917 Zhu flffffcsfscf fjlvjvj l.l'i77'U1".'. 18 THE GREEN AND GOLD TYPEWRITING Name Name of Comp:r.1ey Nei' Speed Awww! March Nora Fredette Underwood 41 Bronze Pin April Eugene B111-ke Remington 30 Certificate Raymond Burke Remington 25 Certificate Stanley J. Farrell Remington 28 Certificate Charles K. Fish Remington 46 Silver Pin Charles K. Fish L. C. Smith 8.: Corona 39 Certificate ghal-les K, Fig-,h Underwood 36 Certificate Inez Goodrich Remington 27 Certificate Francis Leonard L. C. Smith Ez Corona 33 Certificate William P. McCarthy Underwood 40 Bronze Pin John Sherowski L. C. Smith Sc Corona 37 Certificate John Sherowski Underwood 39 Certificate Jennie Sutkoski L. C. Smith Sz Corona 36 Certificate Jennie Sutkoski Underwood 34 Certificate -William P. McCarthy, '28. flew vi CF ' if cf,-+ dz frifil' I I froze fi' an grid THE GREEN AND GOLD 19 ,gl X '.,,kg1.u. f Ni ff .3 ' E 1 I 1 h 4 b li l 'I g K fe '11 Of' In our search for interesting Alumni news for this issue, it has been our good fortune to come across a program of the first commence- ment exercises ever to he held at West Rutland High School. W e be- lieve that it will he of interest to many of Olll' Alumni readers, an-Ll. consequently, we are reprinting it in its entirety. West Rutland Graded School, District. No. 21 Graduating Exercises of the Class of 1893 Assisted hy the pupils oi' the High School Camphell's Opera House Friday, June 30, 1893 Programme. 1. Music ............................, . . .Indepedent Orchestra 2. Recitation-An Old Acto1"s Story . . . ...,...... Rose A. Leamy 3. Essay-aFriendship .,.................... Lizzie Cecilia 0'Brien 4. Recitation2gThe Tetotaler's Story ..... Daniel Stephen O'Rourke 5. Music 6. Recitation-The Faithful Lovers .... . . .Nellie Carrie Baldwin 7. Essay-Benefits from Reading ....... . . .William Harvey Piper 3. Song-Our Public School .................... John Earle Parker 9. Recitation-The Responsibilities of Liberty Leon Bradley Chapman l 10. Mr. Perkins at the Dentist's ..... ,... lv Villiam Joseph Rice 20 THE GREEN AND GOLD 11. Recitation-Platonic ............ . ........ .... S ara A. Burke 12. Essay-The Progress of Our Country .... .... J ulia A. 0'Rourke 13. Recitation-Vermont ............. .... N ellie May Derven 14. Music 15. Recitation-Who are the Great? . . . .... Lizzie Cecilia 0'Brien 16. Essay-Truth ................. ..... Rose A. Leamy 17. Recitation-The Dukite Snake . . . .... Bridget T. Quinlan 18. Music. Conferring of Diplomas Graduates Class of 1893 Rose A. Leamy Lizzie C. O'Brien Motto: "The First Step Forward." T01,,i MORE ALUMNI NOTES. 1916-John Dwyer will be ordained to the priesthood at St. Marys Seminary, Baltimore, Maryland, this present J une. 1924-Francis McLaughlin has been very prominent at U. V. M. where he will graduate this year. He is president of his fraternity, a member of Scabbard and Blade, a member of the Kake Walk Committee. He took the Engineering' course. 1924-Arthur Pelkey has taken a clerical position with the Green Mountain Marble Company. 1924-Harriet Grant is a member of the graduating class at Middle- bury College, where she specialized in languages. 1925-Monica Bliss is a member of the graduating class at Miss Whee- lock's School in Boston. She has specialized in kindergarten work. In addition to this she has been a Volunteer Welfare Worker at the Lincoln Settlement House, and a story-teller dur- ing the children's hour at Boston libraries. 1925-Helma Erickson will graduate from Keene Normal School, Keene, New Hampshire, where she specialized in art. 1925-Hazel Johnston will graduate from Castleton Normal School this year. 1926-Alice Bioty is also a member of the graduating' class at Castle- ton Normal. 1926-Pauline Leonard will graduate from Bay Path .Institute of Springfield, Mass., where she has taken a teacher's course. -Gertrude Mumford, '29. ,I .71 is Ii'vm'fvrwf. fficjrff z'ligf'!iif,'z'f Un' m'1l1f!1!ffzf:'s firf THE GREEN AND GOLD 21 Athlvtira aa y L-Std djs MIM i -. 1. if . 5 f lil BASEBAL L. We have on this season's team five veterans, namely, Stomper, Ambrose, Leonard, Gallagher, and Pietryka. The gaps left on third base. short stop, center and right fields have been filled with some promising young players who are showing improvement every day. The West Rutland High School team opened its season on April 28th with a game against Fair Haven. The clever work of last yeai-'s bat- tery, Ambrose and Leonard, together with the support of Olll' infield and outfield, resulted in a victory over the Slate City team. The gaine ended in a scoi of 6 to 2. On May 5th, we defeated Pittsford High, 8 to 3. On May 12th Proctor High defeated West Rutland in a hard fought, eleven-inning game. Our defeat was due to lack of hitting power. On May 19th, we defeated Middlebury by a score of 9 to 6. So far we have been credited with three victories and one defeat. The remaining games are as follows: May 26 W. R. H. S. vs. Vergennes June 2 W. R. H. S. vs. Brandon June 9 W. R. H. S. vs. Black River Academy 22 THE GREEN AND GOLD PLAYERS Ambrose Lilaptainj . . .......... . . Leonard ........... Stomper ..... . . . Gallagher . . . Zawistoski .... McGann ...... F Pietryka, . Botkus ..... .... Wiskoski ..... . . Pietryka, S. . . . . McCormick, P. Mullaney ....... ............ .. . Catcher . . . Pitcher .. lst Base . . 2nd Base . . 3rd Base Short Stop . Left Field Right Field Center Field . . . Pitcher . . . . Fielder . . . lst Base TRACK. . Track is a new sport for West Rutland High. The first call for practice brought out a large crowd of ambitious boys who were glad to participate in the new sport. Coach John Minnoch gave a few pointers on training and condition which every track man should follow. The next step was the selection of men for th different events. Each was picked according to form, speed, and stamina. Sprinte1's-Burke, McNamara, Maciag, Wolinsky. Mile-Haik, Rydzewski, Mytych. Half Mile-Burke, Hyjeck. Relay-McNamara, Accorsi, Burke, Maciag. Hurdles-Maciag, McNamara. Shot Put-Rosen, Maciag, Mumford. J avelin-McNamara, Mytych, Bush, Monville. Discus--Rosen, Monville, Mytych. Bread Jump-McNamara, Hailc, McCarthy, Maciag. A High Jump-McCarthy, Rosen. The first meet was with Middlebury in which our team was de- feated. Third place was secured by Burke in the 100 yd. dash. Rosen and McCarthy tied for third place in the high jump. Rosen won third place in the shot put. Maciag won the 220 yd. low hurdles. McNa- mara, his running mate, came in second. Mytych was third in the javelin throw. Rosen threw the discus 'ar enough to win second place, while Monville won third place. At present the team is much improved. Coach Minnoch, Capt. Macaig, and Manager McNamara have laid plans for a possible inter- scholastic meet between West Rutland. Rutland, Middlebury, Proctor, and Black River Academy. Our team is also entered in the Norwich meet. -John Maclag, 28. This lx'Uc1i'Ivoolr was U7Z'AQ'1-fI'ICCf iv ilIJlZHIfL'Ci'N fm THE GREEN AND GOLD 23 1 dukes 'Q MR. MARTIN to Latin IV class-"Now in what case is this dative '?" ? GRACE FARRELL-"Mr, Hinchey, someone wants to see you on the telephone." Ill S 1 8 Ii MR. MOREY-"Burke, what is a graph ?" BURKE-"An animal with a long neck." "So yc-u're a salesman, are you? What do you sell?" lisa-ltnll "I'm a salt seller, too." "Shake," FRANCIS LEONARD-"Shall we take the short cut '?" MARY GRACE-"No, Mothe1"s expecting me home early." "Why did Sir Raleigh put down his coat for the Queen ?" "Probably because she wouldn't be picked up." Student-"Could you help me with this problem?" Prof.-"I could but I don't think it would be just right." Student-"Well, take a shot at it anyway." Ilee-Why are the Seniors having their pictures taken ?" Haw--"They've got to have something to let the public know that they are graduates. Teacher-"If a number of cattle is called a herd, and a number of sheep a flock, what would a number of camels be?" you .fa -- Johnny-"A carton." "W hen you were bidding her good night, did it ever dawn upon JI "No, I never stay out that late." I ff. f1ImfH"IL'C'l' .N'ur'if'fi'fiHi'1'I77U Hififcrlicfff'l.Vn'L' LW'lli'U.1".'. 1 4 ,l , . . , 24 THE GREEN AND GOLD "Do you want to know how to tell the difference between a profes- sor and a student '!" "Oh, all right, tell it. "Ask him what 'it' is, and if he says it's a pronoun, he's a pro- fessor. fi T'he fellow who sits on top of the world takes the longest fall. Lady-"Are you sure these lobsters are fresh ?" Fislidealer-"Madam, they are positively insulting." Kind Old Lady-"And what are you going to do when you grow up ?n Little Boy-"Foller in me fathers finger prints." "Pm going to have to stop drinking coEee for breakfast." "Why'?" "I can't sleep in my classes any more." "Help, help! I just swallowed a bottle of ink." "Things certainly do look black for you." Her-"The man I marry must be strong. A silent manf A man with grit." Him-"What you want is a deaf and dumb ashmanf' After all, a barber is the only man who can cut a girl short and make her like it. Gee, that girl surely has somesclass. Well, she shouldg she's a school teacher. Friend-"What is your son taking up at college '?" Father-"Space." Papa., does the moon affect the tide? No, son, only the untied. Teacher-"Willie, what is Lincoln's immortal slogan ?" Willie-"'America's finest automobile." --Gertrude Marsh, '28, Tlzfs- Ix'z'r1i'f:rmi: was cfigili:fgf'17 fwfr Uqfgf17fgL'7',Qfig ff THE' fffIi'E'EN AND GOLD 25 TIIE THE THE THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT Instruction Offered In COLLEGE COLLEGE COLLEGE COLLEGE ARTS AND SCIENCES MEDICINE AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING The Department of Commerce and Economics trains for business. Four year and two year courses in Education prepare for teaching. A Department of Music has recently been established. Expenses are moderate. All courses are open to women. For catalogue, bulletin, and other infonnation, address, THE REGISTRAR, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt. IN BUSINESS THERE ARE MORE AND BETTER OPPORTUNI- TIES FOR THE AVERAGE INDIVIDUAL THAN IN TI-IE PROFESSIONS. IN Tl-IE TRADES, OR IN TEACHING. It is business that makes many men rich and many others well off, and gives to women countless opportunities for independence and support of self and of those dependent on them. No other type of school prepares for business like the Business College. It gives a quick, intensive, economical training. Let us send you a catalog. It tells about a good school and a pro- gressive, prosperous city. ALBANY BUSINESS COLLEGE ss NORTH PEARL STREET ALBANY, N. Y. PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS 26 THE GREEUY AND GOLD Styleplus Spring and Summer Suits For Graduation 525.00 to 342.50 Neckwear - Shirts - Hosiery See us for Radio NICHOLS AND BARNEY, Clothing' and Footwear I or all occasions. A High grade of Merchandise and Prompt Service is offered you -. at -. T. Wm. DWYER'S PHONE 91 N LEON LEVINE BRAEBURN SUITS General Merchandise Floor covering, rugs, mattresses BOSTONIAN SHOES swings, beds. The Home of Better Goods for DOBBS CAPS less Money AMHERST SWEATERS Phone 51' INTERWOVEN SOCKS COMPLIMENTS KEISER CRAVATS 1 of MANHATTAN SHIRTS G. W. LAMPHERE CO. Crealnefy i - PLEASE PATRONIZE owe AIWERTISERS . THE GREEN AND GOLD , WEST RUTLAN D SPA Tom Co.-sta's old stand Open new under new management CANDIES. FANCY FRUIT etc. . R. F. CRAWFORD Pure Spring Water Ice Phone 103 We have the feed for youl Cattle and Poultry. COAL and HAY. All kinds of Seeds. S. E. SMITH EST. COMPLIMENTS of P. J. PRENEVOST l COMPLIMENTS of LEWIS KAZON COMPLIMEN TS of A FRIEND COMPLIMENTS Of The ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION PLEASE P.4TRo:vf.z.a' owe AIlI"E'HT.hH'ERS 1 28 THE' GREEN AND GOLD GRADUATION BLUES Single or Double breasted models S25 330 S35 White Flannels Too WILSON CLOTHING CO. Shoes Too COMPLIMENTS OF ALPHONSE LECLERC Groceries, tobacco, and cold meats PHONE 74 MAIN STREETI Class Jewelry Commencement Invitations Jeweler to the Class of 1929 West Rutland High School L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY Attleboro, Mass. ASK ANY COLLEGE GREEK COMPLIMENTS COMPLIMENTS of of MORSE'S DRUG STORE H. W. Humphreys A FRIEND PLEASE PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS r' P i TH!" !'iIi'I"!f.'k 11.-YU 1' Ui' IJ ,J RBLE GREEN MIJUNTAIN MARBLE GIJRPIJRATIUN Compliments of L. H. NOBLE PLLASL PAT ROi'kfIZE. OUR ADV!-h'TI9E.RS 1411 ' ,git-3.551 1 ' I O I ll a 6 I I K . Bra 1 A . I ' . , .' 0 4' W' la s r,Af. , is v'. t I :il-, .'4 A, ,. eq 0 'a', 'J L at N "vu rx: Q, '!'z'1-.' f. ,Q mir 'Z - " Aff C. V.. 0. ' 1 Q31 ,- Q, J TK- ' 4' . vf ,wi . ll a "Rf 1- ,4 ,5 u F yi - V I Q , 1 4 I n 4- ' 1 A 0 ,K 0 . v , o 4,1 big Sfwsifwfiffw RWQH1 F1252 in-with This yearbook was digitized by volunteers from the I ! T T M

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