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

 - Class of 1934

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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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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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20 THE MERCURY to surrender. Oh, darn it all if they didn't I do. You can't study in here. I might just as well have prepared to listen to the class in the Hrst place. You can't win. You simply can't win. BETTY Hoooes ,34 The best part of the Boston Advertiser is: Blondie ............ Thanx to Buck Bevins Mickey Mouse . . . Thanx to Mickey McKay Rosie's Beau ..... Thanx to Rosie OyGrady Belles and Wedding Bells Thanx to Mr. White Bringing up Father Thanx to Mr. Dickinson Things we could do without Thanx to Edwin Pelkey and Bud Locklin Jungle Jim ...... Thanx to James Fortuna Polly and her Pals . .Thanx to Polly Barsalou Way out West . . . . .Thanx to Leota Wilder Tillie the Toiler Thanx to Eleanor Hojaboom Flash Gordon . . . Thanx to Gordon Dewart Floyd Gibbon's War Pictures Thanx to Rachel Cole Styles from Hollywood ' Thanx to Kenneth Cantell The price .... . .Thanx to Douglas Lawton And Miss Chandler says, "The best is none too goodf' LOUELLA BROWN '34 At this time every year we bring to light quite a few interesting facts among the stu- dents of B. F. A. We picked these up in the corridors. Favorite songs are very prominent, especially "Waiting At The Gate For Katy," sung by Dick Jeffrey to Kate Stone. "What's Sauce For The Goose is Sauce For The Gander' is Dutchy Aunchman's favorite. Then "Pretty Polly Perkins" fwhich we changed to Barsalou, is dedicated to Polly Barsalou who certainly can keep 'em "Stringin' Along On A Shoe String." We're singing "The Last Round-up" for our dear little freshmen whose meetings are just as the song indicates. When Mr. Papineau says "Write 200 French rules for tomorrow," the inevitable result is a chorus of "Oh, You Nasty Man!" Tensy Marchessault's favorite is "There's Something About A Soldierf, Warren is always telling Katherine that "Your Time Is My Time." Lolly and Babe-we're that surprised! "So At Last Its Come To This." Our advice to Janette Regan-"Keep Young And Beauti- fulf' Bob Deso regards a certain street as his "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams." I wonder if itls Cedar Street? When Miss Cunningham says to Shorthand Ill classes "Take these letters and transcribe them,', among a number of "Oh's,' and "Ah's" we find our favorite song to her, "You're An Old Meanie." Fortuna has changed hunting grounds. Winooski is the honored place now. Perhaps some of the rest will have a chance in Swan- ton. White is quite taken up with his bicycling. Think of it-down to the lake and back every Sunday. Is it just for exercise? Pelkey's favorite sport is fishing. And in Alburg-- tsk-tsk! The Senior Play "Husbands On Ap- proval" is creating a sensation with regard to its title. Some members of the B. F, A. faculty fthe fair sexj refuse to let us put the stickers on their cars. Causes them too much embarrassment when they go out of town! That's enough for now. LUCILLE DALEY ,34

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