Burr and Burton Academy - Burtonian Yearbook (Manchester, VT)

 - Class of 1935

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THE BURTONIAN by keeping his pockets stuffed with candy he mowed the lawn fwhat could be a better gift for a hard working fatherl he ran errands and he even grabbed up the dish towel if he could give someone else a bit of rest There is no need to say that he was always a welcome guest Unlike kind hearted Uncle Frank was a rich aunt whom we used to ask duty bound to visit us each summer She was the type of person who seems to be born vain and selfish and who never grows out of it Although people say one should never put on company manners I am sure we children would have been duly grateful lf she had tried to be more agreeable when visiting instead of always being her dis agreeable self She had plenty of money but would never think of buying a treat for us children although we did a lot of things for her However we should not have done so much if Aunt ane hadnt beliexed that children were made to be useful I can see her now rocking away in an arm chair on the porch pretending to knit or read But lt seemed at least to us that she was only trying to End things for us to do First she wanted her glasses then her knitting needles then her ball of yarn would roll on the floor and we rnust pick it up Soon she would get tired of knitting and call to one of us to skip in and bring out a magazine or run up to the postoflice and get the morning paper But what we disliked most was that she deliberately took it upon herself to make us models of etiquette vvhxle she was there Every afternoon we must be very quiet while the older people rested then we must clean up and go callmg with Aunt ane sitting very stiff and proper for an endless half hour or so in some hard seated straight backed chair If we started some interesting game after dinner we were sure to see her stalk into the room and say Now children go and help your love to help her without anyone exen suggesting it And although we felt like crying Go and do it yourself we would reluctantly start for the kitchen I can assure you there were a good many days that we thanked our stars that her Vlsit was not going to last forever And now that I have thought over sexeral different types of guests I am beginning to wonder what kind of a guest I am Everyone just as surely as he has an individual personality must create an impression all his own on his hosts and hostcsses It is certainly true that proper clothes table manners etc have a great deal to do with it but lf is just as true that they dont do everything I guess exen if we try to be especially nice we cannot keep it up long unless we are really so all the time So the only solution to the problem of being a gracious guest or a charming entertuner seems for us to don our company manners and pleasant ways every day until they become second nature to us COBWEBS Bx lvlary Farnum 35 Shlnxng cobwebs in the grass Fairies gather as they pass Weave them into softest silk As youll End in grandmas quilt Then they tint the glist ning folds Baby blues and pinks and golds Some are left a sparkling white Some of course are dark as night To the fairy shops it goes Where it waits in rows and rows Till fairy maids with shining tresses Make it into gorgeous dresses 6 V . , S ' 2 5 A f ' A , , , . , . 9 , 4 I ' l . , , . . . 3 . . 1 , , Y- - K . - , 2 , . v- ' A ' , g . . ' 3 .' ' . ' ' , l - . . r I . V 1 , s r l 1 1 H 1 I s mother with the dishes. just think how she labors for you all the time. You ought to y . V x K . . I., ., , , - Y V I V , L, K . . I I - . , 4 -A s s I l I , - , , X - - ' 'S S 'B 5 3 . , 'A l v l Q s ' . r 1 .. , . . 1 9 ' , , - 1 5 V . ' ,

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THE BURTONIAN THE B RTO IA JU E 1935 WHICH TYPE ARE XOU? PRIZE ESSAY 1934 Bx Florence Wade 35 Yes some great exent must surely be golng to take place There was hustle and bustle hurrymg and scurryxng everywhere The house was m confusxon all the inmates were ln a turmoll And what was the cau e of all th1s dxsturbance Sunply that vlsxtors were coming The guests were wealthy people from a large city and sup posedly were hrgh ll'l socxety So very great preparatlons had to be made The table was adorned wnth the finest lmen the best sxlver and the very nicest china The furnxture ln the sxttmg room and ln the llbrary was arranged and rearranged to glYC the best effect The chlldren were cautloned over and over as un to keep thexr feet off the rounds of the chalrs to eat w1th thelr forks and not thexr hngers and hardest of all to remember that chxldren should be seen and not heard Now lf the Browns had not happened to be rxch and lf xt was not such a great honor to have them for vxsltors and rf If was not so very necessary to keep their frlendshlp so much fuss would not have been made That s 1t everyone seems to favor hxgh socxety and It 15 consxdered a great honor to be allowed to entertain some of the so called leaders of socletv But when that prlvllege is glven to one a great deal of fusslng results Everythlng must be rn perfect order Everyone must pretend to be better than he IS trying to pull the wool over hls although the hosts and hostesses would never admxt xt there IS really no pleasure xn If But l dont mean to be talklnq agunst rx h people 1n general Some of the best and greatest people ln thls world are rlch and by the ue of their money do a great deal of ffood for the world A person of that type 15 often a real guest he not only behaves properly but he has a pleasxng personalxty The amount of money one has should not and does not make any dzfference wxth real people and real frlends Some of the most charmlng guests I have ever known have certaxnly not been what you could call well off They would not bzmg my socnl prestxge or any publlclty because we entertamed them but they would llflilg more good cheer and sunshme than one could xmaglne Vvhat lf the table was only covered w1th an o1lcloth" What 1f the pxllows were helter sl-'elter on the couch and the magazines scattered from one end of the house to another7 What xf there wasnt any roast lamb or creamed chlcken for d1Xlfl8l'7 No one became alarmed or worrled over the state of thmgs Instead as soon as the news was around a burst of sunshine seemed to enter the house We all felt hke sxngmg and jokxng and we dug lnto the necessary work xuth a wxll Such a guest was Uncle Frank He was not a real relatlon but belng a klndly man with no k1nsmen of hrs own he begged us clnldren to adopt h1m as our uncle Every summer he would come to VISIC us for a week He tended the baby he kept the older children out of mlschxef by telllng stones playlng games and most of all 1 5 4 f . . Y . - , I ' . ' .' g ' . . . G S . I 1, , 1 1 r , , 1 T I 1 A - V ' 7 , . . , . , V! Y V 4 I l '-' e , e . , c . . n . y . . uests' e es. The task of entertaimn becomes disavreeable and troublesome and, 4- H . . I . , . . ' k . c . . . . S . , U ' . . , z , . . y , - . Q . . H 1 I e Y 4 . f . " x 1 -1 : A' ' ' s , , r B 1 Y . Q . , h . . . , c t , ' . I . . , , ' :. ' V ' . -' . Y . . ' . , i . ' . 1 ' ' . Q 4 . Y 3 l 3



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THE BURTONIAN COMMENCEMENT WEEK OF 1934 The 101st Graduatxng Class of the Semmary began its Commencement Exercises wrth the usual Baccalaureate Exerclses Sunday evenrng ln the Congregational Church at Manchester Many parents and fnends attended the servrces wrth the Graduatmg Class underclassmen and faculty The program was as follows An Organ Prelude lnvocatron by Rev George R Brush rector of St ames Church of Arhngton Hymn Scrxpture Readmg and Prayer by Rev Errc Allen of the Manchester Church Anthem O Drvme Redeemer Gonnad by a Double Quartette the Address to the Class by Rev Harry W Foot of the Congregatronal Church of Dorset Hymn Benednctron by Rev Arthur M Clarke pastor of the Frrst Baptlst Church at the Center Organ Postlude The Double Quartette was composed of Mrs Wm A Grlflith Mrs F I Harwood Mrs E H Swrft Mrs W H Adams W H Adams R E Howes Earle E Storrs and W R Hard Vxrgrma Abbott and Christopher Swezey Ir of the Iunror Class were marshals Because of the beautxful weather lt was desirable and convement to hold the Class Day excruses rn front of the School Buxldmg Louxs Lombardy presldent of the Graduatmg Class opened the program wnth the Presxdent s Address Then the History of the Class was grven by essxe Bolster and Corlxss Wrxght Barbara Shaw and Goodwm Crosby read the Class Wlll The Class Poem was read by Dorxs Bushee and essre Bolster The Class Prophecy was told by Nora Cunmngham and Stuart Grlbert Davrd Beckwrth presented the class grft to the school Chrxstopher Swezey Ir Presl dent of the jumor Class accepted It for the school Durmg the program Prmcrpal R E Howes made numerous scholastrc and athletrc awards Tenms awards were Gxlbert and oseph Fowler Baseball awards were received by Leo Bentley captam Arthur Sessrons Chrxstopher Swezey jr Mrcah Ruggles james Allen Anthony Zullo Lou1s Lombardy George Balch George West Donald Powers John Lombardy and Lou1s Martxn r manager The Commencement Dance on Monday evemng was greatly enjoyed by a very large and ay crowd all looking forward to the graduation exercrses the next day Ianms Orchestra of Rutland w1th a few town men added greatly to the pleasure of the evemng The Semor Class was represented nn the recexvmg lrne by therr presldent Lou1s Lombardy and the1r vice president Barbara Shaw The graduatron ewrercrses were held Tuesday afternoon at the Semxnary Gymnasrum Twenty three students fifteen g1rls and exght boys were presented by Prmclpal Ralph S Howes and gnen therr drplomas by E H Hemenway vlce president of the board of trustees The Gymnasxum was filled wlth frrends alumm and students all extendmg thexr best wxshes to the graduatrng class The prmcxpal speaker Dr Harry Lathrop Reed was introduced by F'r1nc1pal Howes Dr Reed formerly of Manchester IS now presrdent of the Auburn Theologrcal Semmary Dr Reed took as hrs theme A Trme Lrke Thrs He told the graduatmg class that the most Important thmg about these trmes IS that they re yours The Equxnox Trro playmg Meyerbeers Coronatlon March whxch has become a custom of the school opened the exercises The rnvocatron was grven by Rev W Brown Louis Lombardy pre rdent of the class gave the salutatory address whxch was followed by Dr Reed s address A Trme Lxke Thls Ohve Blame Grlfhth gave the valedrctory address The awardmg of prxzes by Ralph E Howes Prxnclpal and the presentxng of dlplomas by E H Hemenway vlce presrdent of the board of trustees followed Rev George Folsom pronounced the benechctron W 7 s C I , D I . is - y - 3 Q ' . . , . I ' 9 3 ' ' . ' : , .. . . .. . 1 9 7 . . 1 ' : Q ' . . , ' ' 3 , . . . - , . . . , . . , . . , . 3 I 4 s 1 I I l y Q, ' rf., . . s . . , . . -., . . ' - ' A . ' .. - . . , ., l' L 7 ' 5 received by Harvey Fowler, David Backwith, James Allen, Corliss Wright, Stuart ' , I - t ' , ' 1 I 9 I 9 'J ' Y 3 I V 7 5 1 7 i , I -, ' - U . . . ' C' . , , . b , N . . . . . . , . , , . r X, . . , . . . . . , ., , . . . . 2 . . . , . , . . . , , t . ., . .. . . . . a , . . , . . Y U . , S. , . . , . V . l . . , . . , . . ' . , y

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