Bellows Free Academy - Alpha Omega Yearbook (St Albans, VT)

 - Class of 1934

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18 THE MERCURY 7 'WS , f-1-3 res? 5.7, wf ,I-fn' W ' ' ' 'if-1 ' 77-131 lag AT? 6- W 55? '- f 4 Pg '41 Y-'ff ,iciii ii?-"1'l:. -'Y - ,gn -i7 Q 5. 3 A5-42 Y V-5 .TA . 7 2:54 a 4- -gf W -: -Tl - :ffl-- -E-f iszrirfnlfzis-A Mavis Field, a junior of Bellows Free Academy, is the winner of the S150 scholar- ship offered by the University of Vermont for the best short story submitted by high school students. Pupils from thirty-three schools entered this contest in which a first prize of S150 and a second prize of S100 were awarded for the best essays, short stories, and poems. Miss Field's short story which won first prize was, "Wanted-A Maid." Mr. E. H. Royce has presented to the school a silver tennis trophy in memory of his father, Mr. S. F., Royce, a former chairman of the board of trustees of this school. A singles tournament will be held each season limited to students of B. F. A. and the winner's name will be engraved on the cup. A dance was given in the gymnasium Friday, April 20, to raise funds for the tennis team. Henry Press' Geometricians furnished the music. Dances on Friday, April I3 and Saturday, May I2 were sponsored by the Mothers' Club of Bellows Free Academy. Twenty-one juniors, all of whom had in some way taken part in the Junior Jamboree, enjoyed a dinner party in the private dining room of the Cafeteria, Saturday, April 14. After dinner impromptu speeches were given by Eliot Tobin, class president, and Rhoda Fogg, vice-president, and a brief financial re- port was given by George Bryce, treasurer. Lee Whitcomb was master of ceremonies. The final examinations for seniors will be given from May 29 to June 4, and for fresh- men, sophomores, and juniors from June 4 to 8. The program for graduation is as follows: June 8 Junior Prom June IO Baccalaureate sermon at the Epis- copal Church Junior Prize Speaking June II June I2 Class Day June I3 Graduation June I4 Alumni Banquet June I6 Senior Class Ride Alan Sweeny, class treasurer, and Mar- garet Corliss, class secretary, were host and hostess at the senior supper Thursday eve- ning April 26. The decoration of the dining room was under the supervision of Miriam Wise and was artistically done in pastel colors of spring. After supper the following pro- gram was enjoyed: harmonica solo, George Bevinsg tap dance, Adrian Tremblayg piano solo, Lawrence Locklin, who played one of his own compositions, and finally a short skit entitled "The Triangle," which displayed the dramatic talents of Mabel Start, Rachel Cole, Miriam Wise, and lVLiriam's dog "Skip," Following the entertainment a dance was held in the gymnasium,

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THE MERCURY 17 Lyle Collins ,25 writes for THE MERCURY: 'fAlmost immediately after graduating from the University of Vermont in 1929, I joined the Standard Oil Co. of New York for a three-year term abroad in the Orient. After some fourteen weeks of training in New York City with a class of about thirty others se- lected from colleges all over the United States, I crossed the continent to sail from San Francisco, Oct. 15, 1929, by the Dollar Liner 'President IVIcKinley,' in company with five of my classmates. "Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, was our first sight of land after a pleasant week at sea, and we all went ashore to stretch our legs, rest our eyes with the beautiful verdant scenery and enjoy the surf of Waikiki Beach. Then there were a couple of stops at Yokohama and Kobe in Japan where we got our first taste of the Orient, had our first ricksha rides, ate of the famed sukiaki, and for the first time felt ourselves as foreigners, with a language not our own spoken all about us, "The large and busy city of Shanghai was our first Chinese port of call, and those of us who did not have orders to stop there were just as well pleased-there was too much of the hurried air of New York there to suit us. "We steamed into the entrancingly beautiful harbor of Hongkong in the evening just as the sun was setting and the very blue waters were reflecting its red and gold. On Victoria Island, opposite the Kowloon docks, the lights could just be seen picking out the Corkscrew road to the summit of 'The Peak,' habitat of Hongkongys elite. "I was sent to Amoy, a seaport some four I. me rum- hundred miles north of Hongkong for my first year. Amoy was famed in the days of the clipper ships as the packing place for Formosan tea, my own impression of it now is that it is an extremely pleasant place to live in since most of the Europeans, numbering some three hundred, live on the pretty little island of Kulangsu in the harbor. I 'fDuring the next eight months I was sta- tioned at Swatow, another Chinese seaport which is now growing in commercial impor- tance, about midway between Hongkong and Amoy. The last year and four months of my term was spent at Singapore, Straits Settle- ments, where I had an opportunity to do a great deal of travelling throughout the Straits Settlements, IVIalaya, Sumatra, Borneo, and into Siam. Singapore, though situated but seventy miles north of the equator and having a very warm and humid climate, is, never- theless, a beautiful and healthful place in which to live. Besides being the maritime 'crossroads of the world', that city gives one the immediate impression of the most cos- mopolitan spot on earth. "After completion of my services with the Standard Oil Co., having plenty of time to come home via Europe, I spent six months doing that in company with some friends, ar- riving home about the first of June, IQ33.H Recent marriages among the alumni are: lXIiss Dorothy Heffion '21-John W. Ur- quhart. Miss Frances Tenney '13-Charles H. Bar- her. INIiss Irene Palmer '29-Winston Freer '28.

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THE MERCURY 19 E- . l V J!f'ig , FL t ' "-:V ,.!A-: -b ' r A G ' . ,.- R 1 i '11 NJf'l,- - 1-A - was- '. X-.Tw ' , 7 . 4.4 A - -.g.,'f... wx ,f , ,-1-524, J P-uw' - 5.5 ffl ""' 1 y, 5 , I5 X .xxx .12 X. ..XT4f:'gg-:ig-.vow - -1- -ff-s f ""Se211- -E.-54" A- - -"2 Good morning everybody or as Ben White's Florida apple of his eye, or do they grow lemons in Florida, would say, "How you all." May I extend my best regards for a suc- cessful year to my predecessors. We learn by secret channels, not the English channel, that Johnny Willson has accumulated a telephone bill amounting to 51.40 by calling Highgate. It seems that Eddie Simpson is going to the minister's house quite a bit lately and it is not to see the minister either. Seeing that the Senior class is going to wear caps and gowns why not have them striped and with numbers on the front? We hear rumors that a certain young man of the Senior class by the name of White is very much interested in Florida, Miss Florida to be exact. We've heard that Southern girls are very attractive and interesting. There must be something to it or Jack wouldn't over-look the girls of B. F. A. for a girl from far away Florida. For further references on the subject, call the Nurses Home. THINGS I NEVER NOODLE NOW That when Miss Cross says 'no erasing' she doesn't mean the blackboard. That Shakespeare was named after Miss Cunningham. That every time the telephone rings Lu- cille Daley starts for the oflice. It's become that much of a habit with her. That many students would like to slay the goose that lays the monthly goose-eggs. That John Hojaboom is a member of the English IV Commercial Class. CARL O,DONNELL ,34 Thoughts of a Sophomore studying in the back of Miss Chandler's room, during U. S. History: "Well, guess I'll tackle Geometry. Now, lessee. First, the theorem is George Wash- ington. No, it isn't either. It's Benjamin Franklin. Cne thing is sure, I can't study geometry in here. Might try French. Lesson twenty-five. Conjugating the past participle with the Declaration of Independence. Je suis le Generalj tu es alle: fwell that one is rightlg il est the battle of Bunker Hillg nous sommes declaring warg 'vous cites alles fstrike twolg ils sont rebels. That's no use. Might as well make a stab at Shakespeare. Now Puck was a leading general of the British. The Fairy King declared that Benedict Arnold was a traitor and the Fairy Queen fell violent- ly in love with John Paul Jones. No, she didn't either. She fell in love with King Phil- lip. The Duke of Athens ordered the British

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