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CLASS OF 1937 



YEAR BOOK 



PUBLISHED BY 

SENIOR CLASS 



NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 

Norwood, Massachusetts 



NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY 

Nichols S£p§st 

Nowosd, UA CS^§2 



CLASS OF 1937 



YEAR BOOK STAFF 

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF 
Wanda Kotak 

ASSISTANT EDITORS 
Joseph Pazniokas Mildred Adametz 

BUSINESS EDITORS 
Anne Shirley Orent Max Lechter 



BUSINESS STAFF 



Samuel Thompson 
Priscilla Badger 
Nancy Stone 
Anna Zimlicki 
Francis Barrett 



Ruth Nutter 
Barbara Keady 
Jeanette Geroso 
Alphonse Janavich 
Robert O'Brien 



K 



man Kinnunen 



LITERARY EDITORS 



Dorothy McDermott 



LITERARY STAFF 



Athletic Reporters 
Annie Mike 
Thomas Flaherty 

Joke Editors 
Richard Adelmann 
Jack Hepburn 



Class Notes 
William Shyne 
Clare Barron 
Dorothy Franklin 

Assemblies 
Phyllis Evans 



William Chase 
Dorothy O'Kane 



ART STAFF 



Dorothy Tweddle 
Gladys Lindblom 



YEAR BOOK 



• EDITORIAL 

At the beginning of this Year Book, the Senior Class wishes to thank all 
those who have worked for, contributed to, or shown interest in the success 
of this publication. 

Its purpose is not to complete and to close that part of our lives we have 
spent as students in the Norwood Senior High School, but rather to prolong 
it. When, in the future, we turn its pages we shall relive the hours of pleasure 
we experienced, the lasting friendships we made, the toil, the care, the laughter 
and the tears which were ours, and especially that day when the most pre- 
cious of possessions, our High School diploma, was placed in our hands. 

To you, our Principal, Mr. Leighton Thompson, we dedicate this book. 
Your advice and help in its preparation will long be appreciated by us. From 
your introductory speech last September, steadily through the year, you have 
won a place in our school and in our hearts. We have recognized your remark- 
able qualities of kindness, authority, will-power, and unfailing interest. Your 
sympathetic understanding in helping us in whatever we attempted and in 
guiding us along the better paths will be even more appreciated as we go on 
through life. The changes and developments you have made and are making 
in our school are working to the advantage of all its students. In leaving your 
guidance the Class of 1937 has feelings of both regret and happiness: regret 
that it has been our privilege to be under your leadership for only one year, 
happiness that we are your first graduating class from Norwood Senior High 
School. 

The Editor-in-Chief 




LEIGHTON THOMPSON 
Principal 





CHARLES A. HAYDEN 
Submaster 



RUTH M. GOW 
Dean of Girls 




JAMES H. BUTLER 
Senior Adviser 



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TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Page 

YEAR BOOK STAFF 1 

EDITORIAL 4 

LITERATURE 8 

The Way of a Maid with a Man 8 

The War Crisis in the World Today 9 

Nature's Lure — Poem 11 

The Power of the Press 12 

Graduation — Poem 14 

War Crises in Europe Today 15 

The Woods in Spring — Poem 18 

Fog 18 

Reflections on the Life of My Cat 19 

A Memory 20 

SPORTS 21 

Highlights in Girls' Sports 21 

Boys' Sports 23 

QUEST CLUB 27 

MUSIC 29 

SENIOR PLAY 31 

DEBATING SOCIETY 33 

HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY 34 

SCHOOL NEWS 35 

This Year's Crop of Assemblies 35 

Senior Class Notes 36 

Junior Class Notes 36 

Sophomore Class Notes 37 

CLASS OF 1 937 39 

Class Prospectus 40 

Senior Statistics 49 

Gifts 50 

Gifts for Girls 50 

Gifts for Boys 53 

Quotations 55 

Quotations for Girls 55 

Quotations for Boys 58 

Class History 62 

Commencement 63 

Commencement Honors 63 

Class Officers 65 

Class Will 66 

Class Day Oration 69 

Class Prophecy 71 

Jokes 77 

ADVERTISEMENTS 79 



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THE WAY OF A MAID WITH A MAN 



"Game! Your serve, Bill." 

It was a hot breathless day in June 
as Bill Edmonds and Jim Blair played 
tennis in the shady high school court. 
Since they had met for the first time 
a week before, the boys spent a part 
of every day together. Bill, the son of 
a local merchant, had lived all of his 
life in the small town, while Jim had 
just moved there. Bill was active and 
vivacious, interested mainly in sports, 
while Jim was more quiet and studious. 
However, they had a common interest 
— tennis. Today they were ending their 
second set. 

"Well, let's quit now, Jim. We each 
have a set," said Bill, throwing down 
his racket and wiping his moist fore- 
head. 

"O. K., Bill," said Jim and, walking 
to the net, let it slide to the ground. 
The boys lay side by side on the cool 
grass under a huge tree and rested 
quietly for a moment. 

"Jim," started Bill, and paused. 

"Huh?" 

"Jim, have you got a girl?" 

"Sure, I know a nice girl. She's just 
my type. I've taken her to the movies 
several times. What you want to know 
for?" 



"Oh, I don't know. I have a girl, 
too. She's swell! Loves to swim, and 
play tennis, and ride bicycles, and hike. 
Everything I like to do! She's pretty, 
too! You know, dancing eyes and curly 
hair. And is she full of pep! What's 
yours like?" 

"Very different from yours, I assure 
you. She's quiet and intellectual. We 
discussed lots of deep things and she 
seemed to know just what 1 was talk- 
ing about! You can have your athletic 
girls!" 

"What does she look like, Jim?" 

"She's graceful and dreamy — pretty, 
too, but it's the mind that counts, not 
the face!" Jim seemed to be lost in 
thought for a moment. 

"Jim! Why don't we both get our 
girls and go to the 'show' together 
tonight? They're having a good pic- 
ture at 'Bijou'." 

"Say, that's a fine idea! I'll go now, 
and ask mine. I'll call you up later." 

"O. K. I'll do the same. So long!" 

On the piazza of No. 1 1 Chestnut 
Street, Jim was seated in serious con- 
ference with his intellectual girl-friend 
when he saw his friend Bill coming 
down the street toward them. 

"Look, Ann," he said, "There goes 



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Bill now. Do you know him? He's 
going to ask his girl, and go with us 
tonight." He paused in amazement as 
Bill came toward them. 

"Have you seen your girl already?" 
he began, but halted as Bill broke in. 

"Say, what are you doing here? This 
is my girl!" 

Ann gasped and started to speak 
but Jim interrupted. "Do you mean that 
this is the girl you told me about? But 
there must be a misunderstanding some- 
where! Ann! Did you tell him you 
loved sports? And you told me you 
loved astronomy!" 



Poor Ann could do nothing but nod 
weakly, looking from one to the other. 
The boys turned to each other, ignor- 
ing her. 

"Well, Bill?" 

"Well, Jim? Let's go to the movies 
together!" 

If the boys had bothered to turn 
around, they would have seen their 
ex-girl-friend looking very distressed, 
but they did not bother. They were 
too busy d.scussing their next tennis 
game, as they walked arm in arm down 
the walk. 

Marion L. Gallagher '38 



THE WAR CRISIS IN THE WORLD TODAY 



Any condition in world affairs that 
may exist today is certainly the direct 
result of the World War. The close of 
the Great War found the nations of 
the world in a strange and sorrowful 
situation. Russia had been swept by 
revolution; Austria was dismembered 
and shorn of its Hapsburgs; the proud 
Germany was broken and demoral- 
ized; Italy had had a taste of glory; 
Japan had become war-conscious; 
Great Britain, France and the United 
States were the dubious victors. The 
four victors of the war who found 
themselves still intact, decided on a 
liberal course of action. Herein, lies 
the cause of the present world crisis. 
The framers of the Kellogg-Briand 
pact implied in their treaty that those 
who had world power would keep it, 
and those who were without power 
would not seek it. According to this 
treaty the set-up of territorial division 
was satisfactory, and therefore no 



nation should have a war-like ambition 
to increase its size or influence. It is 
easy to see that the big three — France, 
Britain, and the United States — as the 
dominant and "satisfied" powers, were 
willing to make the existence of the 
present boundaries perpetual. With a 
condition such as this, no hope for 
lasting peace could ever be realized. 
As Walter Lippman has said in his 
thesis on "War in a Collectivist World", 
"There is a struggle for the supremacy 
of the world which will never cease 
until one of the belligerents is annihil- 
ated." 

Before one can develop further the 
"fight to the finish" program that is 
conspicuous throughout history, one 
must line up the nations of the earth 
into two catagories and explain the 
underlying reason for such a division. 
There will always be in Mankind the 
struggle between the "haves" and the 
"have-nots". In relation to world 



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affairs there are two aspects to this 
perpetual social struggle. First, there 
is the constant conflict within the in- 
dividual countries, which during the 
World Depression, was accentuated, 
and kept all governments locally en- 
gaged. Then there is the international 
aspect of the same problem which will 
always cause much trouble. For clearer 
definition, the international viewpoint, 
between the countries, may be divided 
into the two classes: the "haves" and 
the "have-nots". 

Regardless of the internal set-up of 
a country such as Socialism, Commun- 
ism, Capitalism, and Democracy, the 
following countries, with regard to 
social division, will be classified as 
"haves": France, England, Russia, 
China, United States, and some of the 
independent countries that are wealthy 
in raw materials, such as Norway, 
Sweden, Brazil, Argentina, Canada, 
New Zealand and Australia. These 
countries will always have a common 
interest and protection, for they are 
the landowners of the world. 

In this other group, the so called 
"have-nots", it seems, strangely 
enough, that the type of government, 
"Fascism", is an element. Fascism has 
sprung up in the "poor", capitalistic 
countries that are deficient in money, 
land, and natural resources. The poorer 
classes in these countries have been 
made to realize, through the medium 
of a dictator, that there is nothing to 
be had by overpowering the wealthy 
of the land. On the contrary, they 
have been made to see that the cause 
of their plight is due to the stifling, 
oppressive, foreign countries. This par- 
tially true attitude, when correctly fos- 



tered, gives the people of the country 
a strong nationalistic outlook. It tends 
to unity, militarism, and a powerful, 
centralized government. Thus we 
classify the "havenots". 

The ruling countries of the world 
control about nine-tenths of the terri- 
tory and people, yet the strongly cen- 
tralized, proletarian nations are almost 
as powerful. The paradoxical element 
about the whole situation is that the 
Fascists hate the Communists, and the 
Communists likewise abhor the Fas- 
cists; yet the two governments are 
basicly identical. Both forms have the 
centralized government. Theoretically 
they differ only in that the Communist 
fights against a ruling class within the 
country, and the Fascist plots against 
the ruling powers outside his country. 
Hitler, Mussolini, as well as the Japan- 
ese Emperor, have encouraged national- 
ism in their respective countries. They 
have clearly recognized that the only 
way for race advancement is by ag- 
gressiveness and militarism. No one 
can deny that these dictators have ac- 
complished their aim. Germany has 
been transformed from a defenseless, 
bankrupt, demoralized country into an 
upright, defiant, centralized people. 

Germany, Italy, and Japan are lead- 
ing the remainder of the world into 
an armaments race that is leaving the 
latter, short-winded. Already Great 
Britain has been enticed into spending 
ponderous sums of money on protec- 
tion. This will leave England unable 
to tend to her foreign markets and 
she will find herself hard pressed to 
meet all her obligations. In the mean- 
time, Germany, Italy, and Japan, with 
their aggressive, give-and-take policy, 



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will have captured these foreign mar- 
kets and left Great Britain in a weak- 
ened disillusioned state. This would, 
without doubt, aggravate the stubborn, 
trusting John Bull to a state of war. 
It is not correct to say that war is im- 
pending as never before, because the 
grip of the depression has not been 
lifted from trade and commerce. How- 
ever, as soon as the period of ex- 
pansion and recovery occurs, some- 
one's toes will be stepped on, and the 
war dogs will bark. 

The war crisis in the world today 
may be briefly summarized. The ruling 
countries of the world, France, Russia, 
Great Britain, and the United States, 



have the choice of a peaceful land 
expansion, or war. The powerful, 
nationalistic countries, Germany, Italy, 
Japan, Austria, Hungary, and Turkey, 
mean to obtain their raw materials 
and colonies by means, ethical or other- 
wise. The Manchurian and Ethiopian 
incidents substantiate this, Already in 
the Spanish Civil War, we see a slight 
conflict between the deadly adver- 
saries, Fascism and Communism. The 
hounds of war are beginning to bay, 
and Mars is polishing his sword. The 
war-prophets are no longer asking . . . 
"Who?" The question that now puzzles 
the world is . . . "When?" 

Carroll Woods '38 



NATURE'S LURE 



Through my barrier of books 
I catch the sun's entreating looks. 
Oh how he calls and calls my name, 
But all his pleadings are in vain. 
How can I break these prison walls 
To answer his repeated calls? 
These bars are strong, stronger by far 
Than those of stone and iron are. 

The clouds look like a downy bed 

Upon which to rest my weary head. 

My tired eyes look toward the sky 

And I wish with all my heart to fly 

Far away from lesson books, 

To sunny meadows and tinkling brooks. 

I long for each soothing caress of the breeze, 

For the birds and the gentle sway of trees. 

But all this wandering must end 

And again to the task, my head must bend. 

While to all those who work, I say, 

To the ones who resist this call each day, 

A time will come when you'll be glad, 

While many others are regretful and sad, 

For you can say with an open heart 

1 tried my hardest — I did my part. 

Alma Spearwater, ' 38 



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THE POWER OF THE PRESS 



The Press has extended itself as a 
permanent guest into our homes. It is 
like a "bossy" old aunt, who tells us 
what we shall eat, drink, and wear. 
It tells us what we do; where we go; 
and how we act. The newspaper dif- 
fers from most aunts in that it is a 
really welcome guest. We await the 
coming of the paper more eagerly 
than the arrival of any friend, for it is 
indeed one of our best friends. 

Our aunt tells us what to do, but 
the moment that she is gone, we pro- 
ceed to follow our usual habits. The 
newspaper, however, controls our 
thoughts to a much greater extent than 
does our aunt. Of course, if you curse 
the paper boy, who is late on account 
of the weather, merely because you 
cannot wait to read the funnies, the 
more serious editorial page very likely 
holds little control over your thoughts. 
Most people never read the editorial 
page. 

I have a curious habit (perhaps I 
have an oriental background) of going 
through magazines and newspapers 
backwards. I do this with magazines 
because it is easier for me to flip the 
pages from the back cover to the front. 
As for the evening paper, the only 
explanation is that the funnies are at 
the back. The next section, going back- 
wards, is the sports page, and then, the 
editorial. Here, on the editorial page. 
I spend more time than on either of 
the other sections. Considering the 
time spent, one might conclude that 
this section influences me the most. 

For the past century, the Press has 
held a tremendous influence in politics. 



The Press has elected its candidates 
for the highest office in our land, as it 
has succeeded generally in breaking 
the opposition. It is known by all now 
how that political influence was 
wrecked (at least temporarily) in the 
last election. Never before had the 
Press unleashed its resources so vig- 
orously to attack a presidential candi- 
date. Publishers and editors, who had 
been thoroughly Democratic four years 
ago, were totally opposed to Mr. 
Roosevelt. The slaves of the Press (i. e. 
the editors, the journalists, and the 
reporters) were forced by threat of 
being discharged, to write all sorts of 
slander. After the election, the papers 
tried to make the importance of 
Roosevelt's victory at the polls seem 
small. That vote against Landon was 
really a vote against the Press. The 
public at last saw the Press as a tool 
of the wealthy, who are afraid of Roose- 
velt and his liberal ideas of sharing the 
wealth. 

A certain periodical hails this defeat 
of the Press as an indication of com- 
ing disaster to the big publishers. It 
may be as serious as that, or it may 
merely indicate a waning of the po- 
litical power of the Press. Two decades 
ago the Press was able to defeat Bryan 
by closing all its advertising space to 
him. Bryan turned to the only alterna- 
tive — speaking at open-air rallies and 
from the rear platforms of trains. He 
could not, however, reach a fraction 
of the number of people that his op- 
ponent, McKinley, was able to reach 
through the papers. Today, if the 
papers close their advertising space to 



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a certain candidate, that candidate can to keep their war propaganda a secret! 

reach a greater number of people One of the chief faults of these 

through the mediums of the radio and editors who feel the patriotic blood 

the motion pictures. As a matter of fact, stirring in their veins is in the inconsis- 

both parties spent more money for tency of their attitude. I quote the 

radio time than for newspaper space famous Horace Greeley's words, which 

in the last election. Of course, the Re- he uttered in a flaming editorial, just 

publicans did not have to buy Hearst's before the first battle at Ball Run, 

or Knox's editorial space. "On to Richmond!" What were his 

Recently, a bill has been introduced words, however, after the first defeat 

before the French Chamber of Depu- to the North? 

ties to overcome this very same evil. The power of the Press is also wan- 

What appeared to be "honest-to- ing in our law-making houses. No 

goodness" news was really propaganda longer does Congress feel itself obliged 

of some political party which had to pass legislation which the publishers 

bought the space. It was proposed that are trying to push through. Time and 

newspapers be required to keep books again, laws have been passed (with 

for government inspection, so that there no evidence of public opposition) which 

would be a list available, showing the the Press has strongly protested. Per- 

sources of revenue of the paper. haps our Congressmen have discovered 

It is hoped that this plan will also that the Press no longer represents the 

clear up the scandal about the munitions will of the people. 

firms buying space in the news col- The public, in truth, has very little 

umns and the editorial pages. In fact, opinion. Only a very small minority of 

all sorts of "bugs" were crawling into our population puts itself to any effort 

the pages of the French press — even in thinking over the words that the 

pro-Germanist propaganda. This new editorials hurl at them. This is at- 

curb on the French press while it would tested by the words of a leading jour- 

not hurt the freedom of the Press, would nalist and editor. Tremendous as the 

put to an end such gross slander as power of the printed word is supposed 

made Salengero commit suicide by to be in directing the course of events, 

making writers liable for slanderous this editor has found that the words 

writing. have to be of a rankling nature. The 

Little as we would like to turn any words have to be deeply prejudiced to 

grayer the hair on the heads of those something that directly hurts the people, 

grizzled, old publishers, who are now whether it be religion, class distinction, 

hovering around the eighties, we can- jobs, pension, or a privilege of the 

not refrain from wondering aloud how people. 

anybody (be he even a newspaper The power of the Press is teetering 

editor) would have audacity to claim on a delicate balance. Some assert that 

to be the sole instigator who caused our it is waning; others maintain that it is 

country to enter into war with Spain! as strong as it always has been. In one 

Even the French munitions makers try country there is a movement to curb 



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the power of the Press; in another 
country there is a movement to give 
the Press more freedom. It remains 
to be seen whether the Press will retain 
the freedom and the privileges which 
it has hitherto enjoyed. In this respect 
very much depends upon its own be- 
havior. The Press itself must try to 
reform the chief faults which are now 
weakening its prestige. 

The "fourth estate" must learn to 
be less arrogant. Writers have to dis- 
continue breaking good reputations by 
employing slander as a means to defeat 
their opponents. The publishers must 
cease being so tyrannical over their 
own employees. No axe should be held 



over the head of the editor or writer 
in order to induce him to write what 
the publisher wants. The publishers 
have to become less greedy. They 
fought the N. R. A. like wolves because 
it would have interfered with their 
exploitation of children. The owners 
of the big newspaper chains maintain 
lobbies in Washington to protect their 
own interests. 

Laborers, farmers, and political lib- 
eralists do not believe that they will 
ever get fair play from the Press. The 
Press has continually scorned all rules 
of the game. It is only for its own good 
that the Press should try to remedy 
these basic reasons for its waning power. 
Einari Kinnunen '37 



GRADUATION 



Song and laughter, 

Students and clowns, 

We surrender all 

For mortar-boards and gowns! 

Days we've spent here 
In moderate content, 
Laboring at studies 
With firm intent. 

Blue skies above, 
Dank earth below, 
Nothing to spur us, 
Just on we go. 

Now we leave 

With looks of scorn, 

Part we must 



or 



Ti 



ime marches on! 



To Juniors and Sophies 
With smiles and tears, 
We wish good luck 
In the coming years. 



Dorothy McDermott '37 



CLASS OF 1937 



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WAR CRISES IN EUROPE TODAY 



While industrial peace is settling over 
the United States, preparations for a 
gigantic conflict are going ahead rapidly 
in Europe and Asia. The English pro- 
gram calls for domination of the air 
with 7,000 planes, as well as an en- 
larged navy, which will control the 
seas. Russia is supposed to have the 
most powerful army in the world; Ger- 
many is subordinating almost every- 
thing to armaments; and France is 
staggering under immense war expendi- 
ures. Japan is still under the domination 
of military leaders and Italy is prepar- 
ing to build up all branches of the 
service. The policy of the United States 
will be to make us as strong in ships 
and air squadrons as any other nation. 

The war to end wars appears now as 
vvar to extend war, as the armament 
race has begun again. For several years 
Europe has been marching from crisis 
to crisis, precisely as it did in the period 
between the affair of Tangier and the 
assassination of Serajevo. Thus the cre- 
ation of a new German army and navy 
shattered the peace of Versailles by a 
gesture as brusque as the landing of 
the Kaiser in Tangier in 1905. Again 
in 1934 the murder of the Austrian 
chancellor, Dollfuss, by a group of Nazi 
conspirators, precipitated a crisis as 
acute as that of Bosnia in 1908. In 
1 935 the Italian-Ethiopian war, brought 
about a situation as tense as that arising 
from the Agadir affair in 1911. 

Finally, the current year has seen the 
development of the Spanish crisis, out 
of which it is evident there may, at any 
moment, arise an incident as fatal to 
peace as the crime of Serajevo in 1914. 



The Spanish revolt has caused more 
alarm in England and France than the 
Italian crisis. Despite the fact that, at 
one time, war between England and 
Italy appeared more than a possibility, 
it was, at all times, possible to settle 
the dispute. But, there is no possibility 
of any settlement of the Spanish revolu- 
tion. Either the Communists or the 
Fascists must win. 

The overshadowing issue is not na- 
tional, but international. In the stormy 
skies of Spain are traced the crude out- 
lines of a contest — not for one country 

, but for the mastery of Europe. 

For the first time the Fascist powers 
have been seen moving together. For 
the first time the shadow of two Inter- 
nationales instead of one, appears on 
the horizon. 

Hitherto Fascism has been the apo- 
theosis of nationalism. Mussolini has 
played a lone hand, with no further 
aim than the interests and aggrandize- 
ment of Italy. Hitler has followed the 
same course in Germany. The policy 
of the dictators has been antagonistic 
rather than cooperative. Fascist Italy 
blocked Nazi Germany in Austria, and 
during the Ethiopian campaign Italy 
received no help from Germany beyond 
a frigid neutrality. 

In Spain, however, though both 
signed hands-off agreements to prevent 
others from aiding the Madrid gov- 
ernment, they act as Fascist states in 
open sympathies with the insurgents. 
This solidarity is more striking than 
that of France and Russia on the other 
side because it is a new portent, the 
sign of a line-up never seen before. 



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The new emphasis is all on the system 
of government. Before the nation was 
exalted into a symbol of fascism or 
communism, it would have made little 
difference to Italy how or by whom 
Spain was ruled; and Russia would not 
have felt that her prestige was involved 
in the outcome of a civil war on the 
Iberian pe?iinsula. 

But today Italy and Russia are some- 
thing more than nations. As repre- 
sentatives of rival systems, they are 
interested in the affairs of their neigh- 
bors in many capacities. This compli- 
cates international relations. No gov- 
ernment could make a move one way 
or another in the Spanish situation 
without implying a choice, not between 
Loyalists and the Rebels, but between 
communism and fascism. As symbols, 
they divide Europe into opposing 
camps, and these divisions cut through 
national lines, through alliances, and 
through geographical barriers. They 
foreshadow the war all nations dread 
most — the war without frontiers, not 
country against country, but front 
against front — civil war on an inter- 
national scale, without rules and with- 
out end. 

Is this long-feared war about to 
begin? Only time can give the answer. 

The danger of war in Europe is great, 
but the danger is far greater in another 
part of the world — the Far East. The 
latest clash between the forces of Man- 
choukuo and outer Mongolia has been 
of so serious a character as almost to 
convey the impression that the war 
has already begun. According to the 
Japanese, there were more than a 
hundred such clashes last year, and 
everything seems to indicate that they 



are increasing rather than diminishing 
in violence. Does this mean that war 
is imminent between "Manchoukuo" 
and "Mongolia?" Vast issues depend 
upon the answer to this question be- 
cause the world knows that "Manchou- 
kuo" means Japan, and now knows also 
that "Outer Mongolia" means Russia. 

In the historic interview which Stalin 
gave Roy Howard, it was stated that 
the Soviet Union would regard ag- 
gression against Mongolia as a casus 
belli. It is clear, therefore, that if 
Japan really wants to attack Outer 
Mongolia, the result will be war with 
Russia. Does Japan want this war? 
In an attempt to answer this question, 
one has to consider briefly the motives 
that impel a nation to so hazardous a 
step as war. 

First, one may put greed, the desire 
for new territory, or expansion as it 
is called. Does this motive animate 
Japan? The answer must be yes, be- 
cause in the last five years the Japanese 
have deliberately invaded North China, 
and have completed the seizure of 
all Chinese territory north of the Great 
Wall. 

A second powerful motive is internal 
unrest — the fear of a social disturbance 
which might be counteracted by the 
patriotic fervor which war produces. 
A singularly dangerous experiment 
this, but one that has been tried before 
and may well be tried again. 

A third factor which makes for war 
is pressure of population when living 
conditions become so difficult that an 
outlet is necessary. 

In Japan all these factors are evident. 
As a result of a greatly-increase popula- 
tion, the living conditions of the Jap- 



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anese peasantry, and, for that matter, 
the Japanese worker, have become in- 
tolerable. Finally, there exists in Japan 
a military-naval clique whose influence 
is extremely great. They are restless 
men, whose ambitions are unlimited. It 
must not be forgotten that this power- 
ful section of the Japanese leaders has 
a fanatical belief in the power and in- 
vulnerability of Japan. In the last forty 
years they have fought three victorious 
wars, against China; then against Czar- 
ist Russia; and then against the Ger- 
mans at Tsingtao in 1915. 

That the China they defeated before 
the end of the last century was a mere 
shell, appears to escape them. That the 
Russia they defeated in Manchuria was 
utterly corrupt and inefficient, without 
adequate transportation facilities, and 
with comparatively small forces, does 
not enter their calculations. They for- 
get, too, that the small German colony 
at Tsingtao was very different from the 
Kaiser's armies which stormed through 
France in 1914. Therefore, they have 
an incredible confidence in themselves, 
and it is this fact that makes the present 
situation so dangerous. 

It seems that war is almost inevitable 
in the near future — on one side, Japan, 
impelled by many motives, and, on 
the other, Russia, firmly determined 
to resist Japanese aggressions. 

There is no further need of dwelling 
upon the dangers of war. These are 
evident. But what progress have the 
nations made towards peace? Through 
all the centuries of conflict, Europe and 
Asia have struggled against their tragic 
heritage of war. The struggle has not 
been without war. The arts and sciences, 



now flourishing, now languishing, have 
survived. Imperishable contributions to 
the progress and enlightenment of man- 
kind have defied devastation. But the 
Old World builds its temples in the 
intervals of peace, and rains destruction 

What hope may there be that Europe 
and Asia will not always turn from 
progress to killing? There is no hope. 
That hope is in America. It might 
almost seem that the Creator, despair- 
ing of the future of civilization in the 
hands of nations never far enough 
removed from war to know its futility, 
set apart another continent where men 
might learn to live in peace and security. 

Christianity, the greatest force of 
human happiness, appeared first in Asia 
and would have died there. Europe 
nourished the Christian inspiration, and 
preserved it for the guidance of future 
generations. But, Europe failed to free 
mankind forever, from the darkness 
of the feudal ages of which war is a 
relic, and thus failed its destiny. 

America is today what Europe might 
have been and may still be. America 
has become the greatest nation in the 
world, made so by the merging of races 
transplanted from a continent, where 
it is the purpose of man to kill and be 
killed, to a land where men are content 
to live and let live. America is a new 
world, indeed — symbolical of new hope 
for the older nations of Europe. Europe 
must turn eventually from war for con- 
quest, war for revenge and war for 
the aggrandizement of relentless dic- 
tators. Europe must live as America 
is determined to live, free of hate, of 
jealousy and free of war! 

William Shyne '37 



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YEAR BOOK 



THE WOODS IN SPRING 



There is no end of happiness in spring, 
When in the woods the robins sing all day; 
Their melodies are sweet and not less gay 
Than are the songs the fairy-creatures sing 
In deep, dark woods at night. A golden ring 
Of daffodils shows where the fairies play 
In silvery moonlight, near the trees that sway, 
And o'er the wood their inky shadows fling. 

And yet, not only when the sun and moon 
Shine on the wood, do peace and beauty reign, 
But also when the wood is pierced by showers 
Which often leave — on stopping far too soon — 
A rainbow in the sky, and near the lane, 
A richer host of fresher trees and flowers. 

Joseph J. Pazniokas '37 



• FOG 

The Reverend Lyman Smith walked 
moodily, with head down, along the 
glistening, deserted street. A wet fog 
and the night obscured his vision, but 
just ahead he could dimly see the rails 
on the bridge over the muddy East 
River. The Reverend Lyman Smith had 
a destination. He was not out at that 
hour for the exercise, because, if he 
had been, he would not have allowed 
his step to drag as he approached the 
bridge. He would not have appeared 
so nervous as he peered through the 
fog behind him. It was almost as if he 
feared pursuit. 

The sudden detection of a man hug- 
ging the shadows close to the railing 
startled him. He stared at the man's 
back for a long minute, and then under- 
stood. The suicide statistics on the 
bridge were rather high. The good 



clergyman placed a hand on the stran- 
ger's shoulder and turned him about. 

"Young man," said the Reverend 
Smith, as he looked kindly into the 
young face, "I understand. I see your 
thoughts very clearly. But you are 
wrong. My advice to you is to go back 
and face it. Go back and fight it. Your 
back may be to the wall, but fight back 
while you still stand. You have no right 
to destroy yourself. What happened to 
you was caused to come about by One 
who is greater than us all, by a Will 
that rules us all. You have no right to 
dispute that Will. Go back and face 
what you seek to escape from. Fight it. 
If you can, forget it. If it is a loss, make 
it good. Go back. Though we fail to 
see it, there is always a purpose in 
everything he does." 

The dull, tired eyes stared at him. 



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For a moment he hesitated, then he Lyman Smith followed it with his eyes, 

turned quickly, and with renewed effort Then, once more alone on the bridge, 

in his person, strode, almost ran, back. he stepped quickly to the rail and threw 

As the fog closed around the re- himself into the water, 
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• REFLECTIONS ON THE LIFE OF MY CAT 

I call him Butch. When I first be- very well, showed him the door one 

came aware of his existence he was a night on the pretext that he had shown 

rolly-polly, amber-speckled ball of fur, a yellow streak. Now, I was willing to 

lapping up milk from a shallow pan stake a brand new jack-knife in Butch's 

around which were several other kit- interests, but as I had no actual proof, 

tens. The moment I set eyes on the I realized that I must uncover some 

animal, I was determined that before pronto. 

long he would belong to me; however, Two weeks later, I was drying my 

I soon found out, and to my sorrow, hands and watching the sun rise, when 

that his opinion on the subject was I suddenly spied Butch in the onion 

in direct opposition to mine. patch gazing peacefully into space. But 

After chasing him around the barn, what raised my hopes to heaven and 

up trees, through rose bushes, and in made me so happy that I wanted to 

every nook and cranny in which his shout for joy, was the sight of a 

feline instinct informed him that he malicious-looking, battle-bound torn, 

might receive protection, I became so striding pessimistically between two 

exhausted that I sat down and cried. rows of cornstalks. 

When I thought of the ridiculous situa- In a split second the inevitable hap- 

tion I had created and brought to a pened, but not before I had called my 

climax by admitting that a dumb ani- Aunt to witness the battle. Since that 

mal had out-tricked me, I roared with day, Butch has been allowed the privi- 

laughter at my own stupidity. lege of eating beside my chair at meal- 

Because he had lived in the barn time, 
with the other animals since he was Being a faithful side-kick, Butch fol- 

born, I might have known that he was lows me and my friends everywhere, 

as wild as an Osage and just as savage. dodging behind bushes and trees when 

So one night, when I knew he'd be autos approach, only to reappear when 

asleep, I came back and bagged him. they have whizzed by. 

That was five years ago. Since that When I am deep in the depths of des- 

night Butch and I have rung in many pair and melancholy, I go to my room 

crucial moments, but there is one which and open the window and yell for 

will always remain as fresh as wet paint Butch. Sooner or later I hear a faint 

in my memory. answer and catch a glimpse of a yellow 

My Aunt, who never liked the cat streak racing up from the direction of 



20 YEAR BOOK 

the brook. I can always depend on him As the camel is to the desert traveler, 

to understand me because he just lets so is Butch to me, and for nothing on 

me rave on and on while he purrs away earth would I part with him. 

with that "I know how it is" look in his Dorothy McDermott '37 

eyes. 



A MEMORY 



Underneath the ocean, 
Down below the sea, 
Resting on the pebbles, 
Lies a memory. 

Part of it is laughter, 
Part of it is song, 
Some of it is happiness — 
All of it is gone! 

Forgotten by the ocean surf, 
Forgotten by the land. 
Forgotten by the screaming gulls — 
Just resting on the sand. 

Barbara Rathbun '38 



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HIGHLIGHTS IN GIRLS' SPORTS 



First on the girls' winter sports cal- 
endar for the season was basketball. 
The varsity team broke out even but the 
laurels go to the second team again, 
which did not drop a game. In the 
Interscholastic games the honors go to 
the "Senior Team" which won every 
game scheduled for them. Although 
the Sophomores and Juniors did not 
come through with all victories, they 
proved to be a good match to all their 
opponents and both look like promising 
teams for next year. As a whole the 
Norwood High School Basketball Team 
had a successful season. 

In the first team, captained by Anne 
Mike, were: J. Kelly, F_. Treciokas, H. 
Simaski, G. Minkevitch A. Javasaitis, 
O. Boyd, A. S. Orent, M. Dwane, and 
M. Keady. 

Captained by Sophie Aukstolis, the 
Second Team consisted of: A. Main- 
ones, L. Fenton, S. Jusikiewicz, H. 
Pazniokas, M. Boulis, M. Kelley. A. 
O'Brien, D. Lobisser, A. Glebus, and 
R. Sparrow. Sophie Aukstolis was 
elected next year's Varsity captain. 



Scores for the Interscholastic games 
were as follows: 



Sophomores 
Juniors 23— 
Seniors I 8 — 
Sophomores 
Juniors 1 4 — 
Seniors 1 3 — 
Sophomores 
Juniors I 9— 
Seniors 20 — 
The Varsi 
Norwood 7 
Norwood 24 
Norwood 1 8 
Norwood 29 



20— Wellesley Sophs. 15 
-Wellesley Juniors 7 
Wellesley Seniors 5 
9 — Needham Sophs. 32 
Needham Juniors 1 2 
Needham Seniors 1 
7 — Natick Sophs. 1 7 
Natick Juniors 30 
Natick Seniors 1 9 
ty scores were: 

Natick 7 
— Natick 16; 2nd Team 
—Wellesley 22 
— Wellesley 26; 2nd Team 



Again this year Brookline High 
School invited the Norwood High 
School to participate with four other 
towns in a swimming "play day" on 
February 4 and a "splash party" on 
March 1 7 at the Brookline pool. 

The following eight girls made the 
trip in February: Albina Thompson, 
Mary Russetti, Martha Taylor, Lucille 
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Nelson, Stella Jusikiewicz and Stella 
O'Kulovitch. 

On March 1 7, eight more girls en- 
joyed a "splash party" in Brookline. 
Those sent from Norwood were: Helen 



Simaski, Albina Thompson, Stella 
O'Kulovitch, Martha Taylor, Stella 
Jusikiewicz, Lucille Riemer, Betty 
Schroeder and Lucille Fenton. 

Annie Mike '37 



• BOYS' SPORTS 

FOOTBALL 

Early in September, the football 
candidates reported to Mr. Murray. The 
squad was the heaviest in years, but it 
lacked veterans. This proved to be a 
great handicap throughout the season. 
Norwood's first game was with Hudson 
High, a little corn-patch town in the 
western part of the state. Played under 
very unfavorable conditions, the game 
proved disastrous. Nine of the Hudson 
players were veterans and they knew 
where the stumps and mounds of their 
field were located; whereas, the Nor- 
wood boys, green to begin with, had 
difficulty in keeping from tripping in 
the briar patches. The partiality of the 
officials might further explain the score 
of 2 7 to 0. 

It was in the No. Quincy game that 
Norwood really showed its mettle. 
Stars of this game were Naimi Bader, 
Marty Kelly, and Ralph Surrette. The 
final score was 7 to 0. Much is owed to 
promising, young Donovan, who di- 
rected a powerful Norwood assault, in 
a manner well befitting his athletic 
background. 

Our traditional, annual battle with 
Dedham resulted in a glorious defeat 
for the sons of Norwood. The game was 
characterized by the 70-yard run made 
by Dedham's great back, Lyman Avery, 
who made the single touchdown of 



the game in the first few minutes of 
play. 

BASKETBALL proved to be a big 
disappointment this year; the team 
emerged the loser only too frequently. 
Among the really keen competition that 
we faced this year was that team which 
came out of Natick and which proved 
unbeatable. The team, composed 
mostly of veterans, was coached by 
Norwood's own Tom O'Donnell. Nor- 
wood's chief scorers were "Bubber" 
Smith and "Nit" Gustafson. 

Norwood's INDOOR TRACK team, 
coached by Mr. Wheeler, had a fairly 
successful season. Robert Zoboli, a 
dependable and consistent broad 
jumper, could always be relied upon 
to win his points. Harvey Nutter, Fred 
Frueh, Charles Diggs, Peter Amirault, 
Donald Alden, and Franny Quann were 
others who performed brilliantly 
throughout the season. 

As this goes to press, Coach Murray's 
BASEBALL team has not yet got under 
way, but the prospects look bright. With 
the two veterans, Tommy Thornton 
and Ralph Surrette, and such proven 
players as Early, Conroy, Amirault, 
Flaherty, Donovan, Stanavitch, and 
Smith, we cannot help having a smash- 
ing season. 

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.FOUNDED BY THE CLASS OF 1925. 



MEMBERS OF QUEST CLUB BOARD 

Founded by the Class of 1925 



1. Wanda Kotak 
Representative '35, '36, '37 

2. James R. Donovan 
Representative '36 
Financial Secretary '37 

3. Anne Shirley Orent 
Financial Secretary '36 
President ' 3 7 

4. David Butters 
Recording Secretary *37 

5. William C. Donovan 
Representative '37 

6. Thomas Hynes 
Representative '37 

7. Mary Burns 
Representative '37 

8. Jennie Patinsky 
Representative '37 

9. Natalie Clancy 
Representative '37 



1 0. Helen Pendergast 

Representative '37 
1 1 . John Lanzoni 

Representative '37 
1 2. Mary Hayes 

Representative '37 
1 3. Dorothy Tweddle 

Representative '35, '36 
1 4. Eleanor Chubet 

Representative '36 
15. Ralph Surette 

Recording Secretary '35- 

Francis Quann 

Representative '36, '37 

Richard Adelmann 

Corresponding Secretary '37 
1 8. Joseph Roslauskas 

Representative '36 
1 9. Margaret Daunt 

Representative '36, '37 



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• MUSIC 

As we stroll through the corridors, 
we come upon Professor Dethier and 
the Norwood Senior High School Or- 
chestra. 

As you know or should know, the 
Orchestra is well-known throughout 
Massachusetts, and New England, and 
has in years past, won several trophies 
and awards. It is made up of an accom- 
plished group of musicians. 

We marvel at a second Rubinoff, that 
most ambitious Miss Lillian Karki. Best 
of luck, Lillian, to your future success. 

It is a treat to see Roger Flaherty take 
his violin playing so seriously. His heart 
and soul are in his playing; and we 
think his mind is too. 

A hunt for our little friend Joe Riley 
finds him almost hidden behind his 
mellophone; and being pushed aside 
by the loud blasts of Norman Berezin's 
baritone-sax. 

We go to another side of the orches- 
tra-pit, and find Robert Zoboli and his 
snare-drum. Robert is an up and com- 
ing drummer, but he is with the wrong 
orchestra, for he craves "jazz". ("Mr. 
Ghost Goes to Town", and the "Goona- 
Goo".) 

That "amateur bass-drummer", as 
Roger P. Flaherty dubbed Katherine 
McLean, has been playing the drum for 
the past two years, and she gives all 
credit to Arthur Davis, '36, who so 
willingly taught her how. 

The second-violin section, which by 
the way is one of the best in years, 
consists of Helen Cleary, Sylvia Glei- 
cauf, Lucille Langlois, Magda Larson, 



Margaret Ahearn, Marjorie Donlan, 
and Marion Hartshorn. 

Directly opposite, is the first-violin 
section, among which might be the 
suspected "ringers", they are so good. 
Included in the group are: Lillian Karki, 
who is concert master; Jeanette Geroso, 
Roger Flaherty, Lucille Riemer, Ver- 
onica Riley, Salvatore Ferrara, Michael 
Triventi, Dennis Murphy, and Clifford 
McLatchey. 

Elizabeth Glancy, and Martha Tay- 
lor make up the piano-duet, and both 
are very good players. 

William Merrill and Duncan Cush- 
ing are the "jazz-masters", but "jazz" 
is not allowed in the Norwood High 
School Orchestra. 

Helen Glancy and Julius Kauffman 
are both accomplished clarinetists. 

Margaret McDonough, who plays the 
soprano-sax, is doing quite all right. 

The five trumpeters led by Elston 
Bernham, are exceptionally good. They 
are Elston Bernham, Lawrence Hayes, 
Edward Mattson, Ruth Sviebergson, 
and Aaino Ikkela. Elston, by the way, 
is new at the school, but he is not at 
all bashful when it comes to playing 
his Trumpet. 

David Anthoney, the best-looking 
boy in the orchestra, has his face hid- 
den by the tuba. Tough luck girls! 

Kauko Kahila, a most serious chap, 
plays the trombone, and he certainly 
can slide it! 

Thus and so, we have learned to ap- 
preciate the work of the Norwood 
Senior High School Orchestra. 

Katherine McLean '37 




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SENIOR PLAY 



BIG HEARTED HERBERT 

Cast of Characters 

Herbert Kalness Jack Hepburn 

Robert Kalness Thomas Hynes 

Elizabeth Kalness Dorothea Duffy 

Martha Ellen Jacobsen 

Herbert Jr Alphonse Janavich 

Alice Kalness Mildred Adametz 

Andrew Goodrich Edward Paduck 

Amy Lawrence Mary Hayes 

Tim Lawrence Alfred De Flaminis 

Mr. Goodrich Stanley Barylak 

Mrs. Goodrich Gladys Lindblom 

Mrs. Havens Leah Heikkinen 

Mr. Havens Thomas Flaherty 

Synopsis of Scenes 

The Time: Present. 

The Place: A small mid-east city. 

The entire action of the play takes place in the combination living and 
dining room of the Kalness home. 

Act I Breakfast at the Kalness home. 
Act II Dinner. The same evening. 
Act III Dinner again. The next day. 




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• NORWOOD HIGH SCHOOL DEBATING SOCIETY 

During the past year the debating teams have met five schools, winning 
four and losing one decision. Norwood won from New Bedford, Newton, 
Arlington, and Boston Girls' High, and lost to Portland (Maine) High. Port- 
land High has been champion of Maine for the past two years. Girls' High 
had not lost a debate before ours for four years. New Bedford was the 193 7 
champion of the Brown University Debating League. 

The membership of the teams representing Norwood were Robert Zoboli, 
Carroll Woods, William Shyne, James Donovan and Elinor Adelmann. The 
officers of the Debating Society are: 

President William Shyne 

Vice President Robert Zoboli 

Secretary Elinor Adelmann 

Faculty Director and Coach James H. Butler Jr. 



34 YEAR BOOK 

• HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY 

Principal 
Leighton S. Thompson 
Sub-master Dean of Girls 

Charles A. Hayden Ruth M. Gow 

English Department 
Bessie D. James Louise McCormack 

Mary F. Hubbard Eleanor L. Peabody 

Orelle J. Gray Elizabeth O'Sullivan 

Margaret Nicholson 

Commercial Department 
Grace C. McGonagle Mary R. Egan 

Mary E. Coughlin Margaret Kenefick 

Irene L. Doyle Loretta Burke 

John B. Kelley 

Foreign Language Department 
Ruth Johngren Charles A. Hayden 

Doris Dexter Mildred Metcalf 

Social Studies 
Marguerite Elliot James Gormley 

James Butler Vincent Kenefick 

Science Department 
Everett Learned M. Elaine Fulton 

Stanley C. Fisher John Sullivan 

Mathematics 
Ruth M. Gow Henry Fairbanks 

James Dunn 

Home Economics 
Agnes M. Bridges Helen Paul 

Lucy E. Steele M. Elaine Fulton 

Practical Arts 
Clifford Wheeler Robert O'Neil 

Physical Training 
H. Bennett Murray Erna Kiley 

Drawing 

Ethel H. Cook 

Music 

Prof. Jean V. Dethier 

Clerk 

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THIS YEAR'S CROP OF ASSEMBLIES 



In the three years that I have spent 
in this high school, I have seen many 
assemblies, but I think that the rest of 
the seniors will agree with me when I 
say that this year's assemblies have been 
by far the most interesting. I believe we 
must thank Mr. Thompson for this as 
well as many other improvements. Mr. 
Thompson has tried and evidently suc- 
ceeded in bringing us many interesting 
speakers, representing various schools, 
colleges, and industries. Every one has 
proved interesting, and we have surely 
reaped a wealth of information and 
wisdom from them. 

Let us review just a few of these 
assemblies which we have enjoyed so 
much this year. We all remember the 
chemist who set up an impromptu 
laboratory to demonstrate to us some of 
the wonders of chemistry. He also told 
us a great deal about artificial silk. We 
must recall too, Mr. Leland Powers, 
who entertained us with a Shakespear- 
ean scene in which he portrayed three 
characters. I am sure we shall never 
forget the English professor from Clark 



University, who gave us several enter- 
taining readings, including the one 
about the sergeant who had a cold. 
There were other speakers whom we 
recall, who brought us serious and 
valuable lessons, which we shall not 
readily forget. 

However, I believe that everyone 
considers the most outstanding pro- 
gram, that which was given to us by 
the several members of the New Eng- 
land Conservatory of Music. It was 
indeed surprising to discover how much 
the pupils of Norwood High School 
appreciate good music. We called the 
musicians back again and again, until 
they were literally exhausted. We just 
hated to see them go. 

We should like to take this oppor- 
tunity to thank Mr. Thompson for 
making such enjoyable assemblies pos- 
sible, and we are enthusiastic in our 
sportsmanship was reached when, as 
praise, (for the first time) we are really 
looking forward to those gatherings 
with eager anticipation. 

Phyllis Evans '37 



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YEAR BOOK 



• SENIOR CLASS NOTES 

During the past year, we have had 
a number of what have been called 
"class meetings". The term "meetings" 
hardly applies to those disgraceful 
exhibitions of bad manners, of disre- 
gard of authority, and of general ig- 
norance and lack of sportsmanship. 

Mr. Thompson was kind enough to 
give us class time to hold our first "class 
meeting". The high water mark of poor 
our new Class President was introduced, 
a small minority, sitting near one of the 
defeated candidates, began to boo. The 
faculty advisors finally restored a sem- 
blance of order, so that Miss McGon- 
agle might report on the condition of 
the treasury. 

The next meeting was held after 
school. It was for the purpose of decid- 
ing questions relating to that prize 



"flop", the Anniversary Dance. Plans 
were made and committees were or- 
ganized. This meeting was a little 
quieter because the trouble-raising mi- 
norities were too busy to attend this 
meeting. 

Later in the fall, Mr. Butler called 
a meeting of all interested in having a 
year book. Miss Wanda Kotak was 
elected General Chairman. No other 
meeting accomplished so much in so 
short a time. 

Toward the end of the year, several 
meetings were held to decide on caps 
and gowns, the banquet, class day, and 
class statistics. 

It may be said, to the conciliation of 
some and the regret of others, that our 
class does not have the record of being 
the worst class yet. 

William Shyne '37 



• JUNIOR CLASS NOTES 

The election of junior class officers 
took place on October 5, 1936. The 
following were elected as class officers: 

President Carroll Woods 

Vice-President Lucille Fenton 

Secretary Frances Richell 

Treasurers Gladys Nordstrom 

Gertrude Mason 
A. A. Council Francis Quann 

At this meeting the following 
Home Room Representatives were also 
chosen: Leo Flaherty, Edmund Mulve- 
hill, Martin Lydon, Helen Pendergast, 
Bruno Jzdawinious, Adam Scott, John 
Dower, Thomas Conroy, Bernard Berg- 
man. 



Mr. Thompson welcomed the juniors 
at their first meeting on October 2 1 , 
1936. At this time Miss Grace Mc- 
Gonagle explained finances and the 
class voted a ten-cent dues each month. 

At the meeting on November 1 9, 
the date of the Junior Prom was dis- 
cussed. The date was decided upon and 
the Junior Prom was held January 22 f 
1937. 

At a later meeting plans were con- 
cluded for the Junior Prom. The hall 
was beautifully decorated with 400 
butterflies and a colored orchestra 
added to the enjoyment of the evening. 
The fiscal outcome of the Prom was 
not at all depressing. 



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The question of a school or class ring chosen: Martha Taylor, John William- 
was brought up. In the choosing of the son, Francis Quann, Stephania Auk- 
ring the following committee was stalis, Joseph Paleiko. 

Dorothy Franklin 



SOPHOMORE CLASS NOTES 



Lest the Sophomore class be for- 
gotten by their worthy brothers, we 
hope these few notes will help us to 
remember them. 

The first important incident was the 
election of class officers. The result was 
as follows: 

President Thomas Folan 

Vice President Margaret Kelly 

Treasurer for Girls . . Patricia Patinski 
Treasurer for Boys .... David Butters 

Secretary Betty Shackley 

A. A. Council Alice O'Brien 

Next the Sophomore Party was ush- 
ered in as the "High Night Club". Two 
comedy pantomimes were presented, 
followed by entertainment by members 
of the class. (If all the entertainment 



was as good as the sample we heard, 
then the party was a success. Remember 
the Harmonica Special — Alfred John- 
son, Tony Capuccino, Michael Solo- 
mon). We also heard about the suc- 
cess of Joseph McLean as Master of 
Ceremonies. 

The usual Sophomore Play was pre- 
sented at the Junior High School Wed- 
nesday, December 23, 1936. Leading 
the cast of "Where Lies the Child" 
were: 

Prologue Renalda Fatch 

Mr. Blair Bronis Mackys 

Mrs. Blair Eileen Nugent 

Jack Brony Lutz 

Ruth Helen Cushman 

Great Aunt Amanda Eleanor Nicholson 



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OUR OWN SECTION 



Class Motto: Ou bien, ou rien 
Class Colors: Blue and Silver 



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40 YEAR BOOK 

• PROSPECTUS OF THE CLASS OF 1937 

Mildred E. Adametz, 268 Lenox Street. Work. 

Basketball 1 ; Cheer Leader 2,3; Traffic Squad ; Senior Adviser ; Chairman 

of Dean's Council; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Swimming; Senior Play; Year 

Book Staff. 
Jean T. Adamonis, 1254 Washington Street. Business School. 

Quest Club I, 2, 3. Basketball 1,2. 
Elinor Adelmann, 34 Marion Avenue. Undecided. 

Debating Team 1, Secretary 2, 3; Senior Adviser; Quest Club; Tennis 1, 
Richard Francis Adelmann, 34 Marion Avenue. Bentley. 

Dramatic Club 1, Executive Board and Secretary 2, 3; Quest Club; Traffic 

Squad. 
Peter Zacharic Amirault, 94 Hill Street. Undecided. 

Traffic Squad; Baseball 2, 3; Football 3; Track 3; Quest Club. 
Phillip Anderson, 306 Walpole Street. School. 

Operetta 1 ; Quest Club 1 , 2, 3. 
Priscilla Atwood, 465 Washington Street. Home. 

Senior Adviser; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
E. Priscilla Badger, Clapboardtree Street. Massachusetts State College. 

Treasurer 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Cheerleader 3; Senior Adviser; Quest 

Club; Class Gifts; Year Book. 
Louise Balboni, 739 Neponset Street. Trade School. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
Francis W. Barrett, 25 7 Prospect Street. Business. 

Football 1,2; Quest Club; Year Book Staff. 
Claire Barron, 1 63 Roosevelt Avenue. Nursing. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Tennis 3 ; A. A. Council 3; Traffic Squad; Debating 

Club 2; Quest Club; Year Book Staff. 
Martin F. Barylak, 49 Adams Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club; Football 2, 3; Wrestling 1 ; Track 2, 3. 
Stanley R. Barylak, 49 Adams Street. Undecided. 

Football 2; Basketball 2, 3; Baseball 3; Senior Play; Radio Dramatics 3. 
John J. Bayer, 1 9 1 Roosevelt Avenue. Undecided. 

Football 1, 2, 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
Norman Berezin, 42 Chapel Street. Boston University. 

Traffic Squad; Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Quest Club, Class Pre;ident 1 ; Tennis 

2, 3; Operetta 1 ; Band 3. 
Joseph Billotta, 2 1 Shaw Street. Work. 

Quest Club; Track 3; Basketball 1 ; Wrestling 1 ; Rifle Club 1. 
Howard Blasenak, 22 Endicott Street. Hebron Academy. 

Baseball; Football; Operetta; Traffic Squad; Quest Club; Junior Rotarian. 
Helen Bowles, 1 329 Washington Street. Dental Work. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 



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Ruth Boulis, 1 1 32 Washington Street. Work. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
Olive C. Boyd, 329 Sumner Street. Undecided. 

Basketball 2, 3; Quest Club. 
Minnie V. Braverman, 382 Winter Street. Harvey Institute. 

Quest Club. 
Joseph Elston Burnham, 8 Walnut Court. Lowell Textile. 

Rifle Team 3 ; Orchestra 3. 
John Charles Burns, 24 Garfield Avenue. Undecided. 

Dramatic Club 1 ; Sophomore Play; Quest Club; Vice President 1 ; 

Debating Club 1 ; Arguenot 1 . 
Hazel Burton, 58 Guild Street. Work. 

Glee Club 2, 3; Quest Club; Operetta. 
Allan Carlsen, 352 Washington Street. Undecided. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Track 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
William Chase, 5 1 Dean Street. Work. 

Traffic Squad ; Track 3 ; Chess Club 3 ; Astronomy Club 3 ; Quest Club 

1,2,3. 
Bernard John Chubet, 9 St. John Avenue. Exeter. 

Class President 2; Traffic Squad; Quest Club; Tennis 1 , 2, 3. 
Marie L. Clapp, 1 4 1 Walpole Street. Undecided. 

Operetta 1 ; Representative 2; Senior Adviser 3; Tennis 1 ; Quest Club. 
William Joseph Cobb, 88 East Cross Street. Northeastern. 

Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Rifle Club 1 ; Operetta 1. 
Ralph Conrad, 1 02 Walnut Avenue. Work. 

Quest Club; Rifle Club 1. 
Bernard Stanley Cornelia, 33 Tremont Street. Work. 

Quest Club. 
Helen Costello, 1 09 Casey Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Cheerleader 3; Senior Adviser. 
Neal Coughlin, 70 Mountain Avenue. Business. 

Football 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1,2; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
Bartley Joseph Curran, 1 095 Washington Street. Work. 

Traffic Squad; Quest Club; Home Room Representative. 
Marie Curran, 2 7 Pine Street. Burdett College. 

Operetta 1 ; Quest Club 3. 
Charles Patrick Daly, 24 Short Street. Undecided. 

Football 2, 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
Elsie Jean Daniels, 1 62 Walpole Street. Undecided. 

Tennis 3; Senior Adviser; Quest Club 1, 3. 
Virginia Ida Dauderis, 44 Brookfield Road. Katherine Gibbs School. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
Henry DeFlaminio, 2 1 Heaton Avenue. Work. 
Quest Club 1,2, 3. 



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Alfred DeFlamaninis, 105 3 Washington Street. Undecided. 

Cheer Leader 3; Senior Play; Operetta 1 ; Quest Club 3. 
Mary Ellen Devine, 23 Monroe Street. Business School. 

Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
Charles W. Diggs, 439 Washington Street. College. 

Track 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Quest Club. 
John R. Donnell, 50 Oak Street. Undecided. 

Football 2, 3; Quest Club; Wrestling 1 ; Traffic Squad. 
Lucy M. Dowidauskis, 2 7 Weld Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Louise Drummey, 38 Myrtle Street. Commercial School. 

Quest Club. 
Dorothea Duffy, Washington Street. Work. 

Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Senior Play; Traffic Squad; 

Quest Club; Senior Adviser; Tennis 1, 2. 
Mary Dwane, 32 Florence Avenue. Business School. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Adviser. 
Arthur J. Early, 1 3 East Hoyle Street. Work. 

Basketball 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Traffic Squad, Captain; 

Quest Club. 
Grace O. Elisher, 479 Walpole Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Phyllis Evans, 1 Williams Street. Undecided. 

Traffic Squad ; Dean's Council ; Senior Adviser ; Quest Club ; Cheer Leader ; 

Year Book Staff. 
Alice Feaver, 75 Washington Street. Bryant and Stratton. 

Student Council 1, 2; Debating 2; Field Hockey 1, 2; Tennis 2, 3; 

Operetta 1 . 
Mary E. Flaherty, 9 7 Casey Street. Commercial School. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Operetta 1. 
Mary M. Flaherty, 4 Stone Circle. Bryant and Stratton. 

Quest Club 3. 
Roger Flaherty, 20 Lyden Street. Work. 

Dramatic Club, President 3; Class Vice-President 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; 

Student Council 1; Debating 1; Orchestra 1, 2, 3. 
Thomas Flaherty, 47 Silver Street. College. 

Dramatic Club 1 ; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Play; Football 1, 2, 3. 
Catherine Folan, 327 Railroad Avenue. Commercial School. 

Quest Club; Basketball. 
Dorothy Franklin, 1 9 Lyman Place. Wilfred Academy. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Senior Adviser; Senior Play; Year 

Book Staff. 
Frederic Frueh, 22 Cypress Street. Wentworth Institute. 

Football 1,3; Track 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Quest Club. 



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Joseph Gallagher, 38 Summit Avenue. Work. 

Quest Club I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 1 ; Traffic Squad. 
Jeanette Geroso, 1 09 Cottage Street. Katherine Gibbs. 

Orchestra I, 2, 3; Year Book Staff; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Adviser; 

Home Room Representative. 
Margaret Louise Gilson, 298 Walpole Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Elizabeth Glancy, 1 1 7 Walnut Avenue. N. E. Conservatory of Music. 

Orchestra I, 2, 3; Arguenot 1,2; Quest Club; Senior Adviser; Band. 
Nellie M. Glebus, 568 Pleasant Street. Lasalle Junior College. 

Senior Adviser; Quest Club. 
Fred F. Grosso, 18 Dean Street. Undecided. 

Basketball 1,2, 3; Baseball Manager 1, 2, 3; Quest Club. 
Ernest Gustafson, 147 Winslow Avenue. Undecided. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
William Harding, 75 Elliot Street. Undecided. 

Football 1,2; Quest Club. 
Clare Harrington, 70 Monroe Street. Simmons College. 

Quest Club 1,2, 3; Traffic Squad; Senior Adviser; Operetta. 
Mary T. Hayes, 39 Walnut Avenue. Undecided. 

Operetta; Dramatic Club 2; Quest Club 1,3; Governing Board 2; Senior 

Adviser; Traffic Squad; Senior Play; Debating Club 2; Basketball 1. 
Dorothy G. Heikkila, 1 1 Savin Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
Leah Heikkinen, 45 Cedar Street. Work. 

Senior Flay; Quest Club. 
Geraldine Henry, 52 Prospect Avenue. Business School. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
Jack Hepburn, 820 Neponset Street. College. 

Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Quest Club; Home Room Representative 3; 

Senior Play. 
Eva Holden, 46 Garfield Avenue. Work. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
Robert Holman, 8 Belmont Street. Northeastern University. 

Orchestra 1,2; Rifle Club 1, 2, 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad. 
Thomas Hopkins, 1 4 St. George Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Football Manager 3. 
Ensio A. Hurma, 192 Walpole Street. Work. 

Quest Club. 
Thomas J. Hynes, 89 Howard Street. Engineering School. 

Senior Play; Quest Club 1, 2, 3, Governing Board 3; Track; Basketball. 
Marion Louise Ivatts, 8 Rockhill Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club; Traffic Squad. 
Ellen Jacobsen, 74 Dean Street. Undecided. 

Senior Play; Basketball 1. 



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Alfonse Janavich, 33 Cedar Street. Business. 

Dramatic Club I ; Senior Play; Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Rifle 

Club 2, 3. 
Eleanor Jankoski, 9 Atwood Avenue. Undecided. 

Basketball 1,2; Quest Club. 
Anne C. Javasaitis, 24 Austin Street. Work. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1,2; Quest Club; Senior Adviser. 
Beatrice Johnson, 183 Rock Street. Burdett Business School. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
Harold Johnson, 2 7 Third Street. Radio School. 

Football 3; Basketball 3; Track 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Rifle Club 2, 3; 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Roy Johnson, 69 Eliot Street. Work. 

Quest Club. 
Charles E. Jones, 93 Railroad Avenue. Work. 

Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
Lilian B. Karki, 38 Savin Avenue. College. 

Orchestra 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3; Glee Club 3; Traffic Squad; Quest 

Club 1,2,3. 
Barbara Keady, 1 6 Pine Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club; Glee Club; Senior Adviser; Year Book Staff. 
John D. Kelley, 7 Atwood Avenue. College. 

Baseball 2, 3; Football 2, 3; Golf; Basketball; Traffic Squad; Quest 

Club 1 , 2, 3; Track. 
Sarah Kelley, 7 Atwood Avenue. Work. Wilfred Academy. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3. 
William M. Kelley, 1 4 St. George Avenue. Undecided. 

Football 1, 2, 3; Baseball 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Track; Traffic Squad; 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Joan R. Kelly, 72 Winslow Avenue. Chandler. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey; Quest Club; Senior Adviser. 
Vincent P. King, 82 Cross Street. Work. 

Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Einari Kinnunen, 67 Tremont Street. School. 

Arguenot Staff; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Year Book Staff. 
Ann Kodis, 46 Tremont Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Wanda M. Kotak, 31 St. Joseph Avenue. N. E. Conservatory of Music. 

Editor-in-chief of Year Book; Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; 

Student Council 1 ; Quest Club Board 1 , 2, 3; Senior Adviser; Sophomore 

Play; Operetta; Glee Club; Special Quartet. 
Edna S. Laffey, 201 Winslow Avenue. Comptometer School. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 



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Heimo R. Lammi, 9 Elksway. Work. 

Traffic Squad ; Quest Club. 
Max M. Lechter, 32 Press Avenue. Northeastern University. 

Class Treasurer 1,2; Home Room Representative 3; Class Statistician; 

Business Editor of Year Book. 
George L. Lee, 26 Rock Street. Undecided. 

Sophomore Play; Dramatic Club 1, 2; Quest Cldb 1, 2, 3; Statistics 

Committee; Year Book. 
Gladys Lindblom, 1 6 Oak Road. Goddard Junior College. 

Class Secretary 1 ; Quest Club; Senior Play; Operetta; Senior Adviser; 

Traffic Squad ; Class Gifts. 
Anna Lindfors, 76 Cedar Street. Undecided. 

Basketball 1,2; Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Adviser. 
Angeline Lorusso, 1 8 Rockhill Street. Work. 
Mary Lydon, 286 Railroad Avenue. Wilfred Academy. 

Quest Club; Basketball 1. 
James J. Lynch, 53 Linden Street. Massachusetts Nautical School. 

Baseball 1 ; Traffic Squad. 
Harold A. Margeson, 22 Mountain Avenue. Undecided. 

Rifle Club 2, 3; Quest Club. 
Barbara E. Marvas, 1 06 Winter Street, Westwood. N. E. Conservatory of 

Music. 

Swimming Club; Quest Club. 
Francis A. Massey, 20 Mylod Street. Massachusetts Nautical Training School. 

Traffic Squad; Football 2; Quest Club; Track 3. 
Louise S. Mazzola, 8 Fairview Road. La May Academy. 

Dramatic Club 1,2, 3; Senior Adviser; Sophomore Play; Quest Club. 
Dorothy G. McDermott, 1 70 Pleasant Street. Work. 

Debating 3; Operetta 1 ; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Adviser, Year Book 

Staff. 
Philip McKeown, 122 Fulton Street. Business. 

Football 1,3; Quest Club; Basketball 3; Home Room Representative 3. 
Catherine M. McLean, 30 Railroad Avenue. Undecided. 

Debating 1,2; Dramatic Club 1,2; Class Secretary 2, 3; Traffic Squad; 

Senior Adviser; Sophomore Play; Quest Club. 
Anne Constance Medvesky, 248 Lenox Street. Work. 
Richard Preston Merrill, 47 Florence Avenue. Huntington. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 3; Orchestra 1,2; Student Council 2; 

Golf 1, 2, Captain 3; Basketball 3, Manager; Arguenot 1, 2. 
Anne Mike, 26 St. George Avenue. Work. 

Basketball, Captain 1, 2, 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Senior 

Adviser; Field Hockey 1,2; Year Book Staff. 
Nicholas G. Mike, 22 St. George Avenue. Work. 

Baseball 1, 2, 3; Quest Club 1 , 2, 3. 



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Thomas Millen, 230 Vernon Street. Massachusetts Nautical School. 

Football 2, 3; Quest Club Governing Board 1, 2; Arguenot 1, 2; 

Dramatic Club 1 ; Track 1, 2. 
Gertrude C. Minkervitch, 26 Folan Avenue. Undecided. 

Dramatic Club 1,2; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3; A. A. 

Council 2; Traffic Squad; Senior Adviser; Tennis 1, 3. 
Rita Monbouquette, 59 Hill Street. Work. 
Ernest Muhlberger, 7 1 Morse Street. Work. 

Quest Club. 
John Joseph Mulvehill, 2 3 Cottage Street. Boston College. 

Student Council 1 ; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Class President 3. 
James Murphy, 87 7 Washington Street. Holy Cross. 

Football 3 ; Dramatic Club 1,2,3; Track 3 ; Quest Club ; A. A. Council 1 ; 

Traffic Squad. 
Lloyd Allen Murray, 340 Washington Street. College. 
Robert James Nelson, 30 Lincoln Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club; Traffic Squad. 
Henry E. Nordblom, 396 Winter Street. Work. 

Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
Julia Notarangelo, 1025 Washington Street. Work. 
Ruth Nutter, 64 Elm Street. Bridgewater Teacher's College. 

Operetta 1 ; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Arguenot 1,2; Dean's Council 3; Traffic 

Squad; Cheer Leader 3. 
Robert E. O'Brien, 226 Lenox Street. Boston College. 

Dramatic Club 1 ; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Football 2; Year Book Staff. 
Dorothy A. O'Kane, 392 Washington Street. Wilfred Academy. 

Traffic Squad ; Senior Adviser ; Quest Club ; Year Book Staff ; Basketball 1 . 
Stella O'Kulovitch, 1 364 Washington Street. Chandler School. 

Swimming Club 3 ; Quest Club. 
Mae O'Leary, 580 Pleasant Street. Burdett College. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Anne Shirley Orent, 53 Elm Street. Colby Junior College. 

Basketball 1 , 2, 3; Class Treasurer 1 ; Quest Club President and Treasurer; 

Operetta 1; Dean's Council; Senior Adviser; Traffic Squad; Arguenot 
1,2; Business Manager of Year Book. 
Anne R. O'Toole, 28 Cedar Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Emma J. Padduck, 28 Oolah Avenue. Work. 

Basketball 1 ; Field Hockey 1 . 
Edward Paduck, 1 St. George Avenue. Undecided. 

Track Manager 1 ; Operetta; Radio Dramatics; Senior Play; Quest Club. 
Joseph J. Pazniokas, 58 Heaton Avenue. Undecided. 

Home Room Representative 1 ; Vice-President 2 ; Quest Club 3 ; Chess 

Club 3; Astronomy Club 3; Year Book Staff. 



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Robert Plummer, 5 7 Prospect Avenue. College. 

Traffic Squad; Quest Club 3; Chess Club 3; Astronomy Club 3. 
Everett W. Pyne, 896 Washington Street. Work. 

Quest Club I, 2, 3; Track 3. 
Anna J. Radzwill, 19 Weld Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Leon Rasanan, I 32 Roosevelt Avenue. Northeastern University. 

Football 2, 3; Track 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Ruth Reynolds, 296 Railroad Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Joseph Roslauskas, 46 River Street. Undecided. 

Football 1,2, 3; Baseball 3; Quest Club Governing Board 2. 
Kenneth R. Ross, 1 1 7 East Cross Street. Undecided. 

Football 3; Quest Club. 
Bronsie Rudvilovitch, 23 Dean Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
John Ruggiero, 37 West Street. Work. 

Operetta; Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Mary Ann Russetti, 79 Concord Avenue. Burdett. 

Swimming; Quest Club; Senior Adviser. 
Helen Sanborn, 2 76 Sumner Street. Undecided. 

Dramatic Club 3; Traffic Squad; Quest Club; Student Adviser; Tennis 1. 
Kathryn Saulen, 356 Lenox Street. Bryant and Stratton. 

Basketball 1 ; Tennis 2, 3; Quest Club. 
Dorothy C. Sherman, 2 70 Nahatan Street. Undecided. 

Senior Adviser; Dramatic Club 3; Traffic Squad; Operetta 1; Quest 

Club 1,2,3. 
William Shyne, 330 Washington Street. M. I. T. 

Debating 1, 2, President 3; Class Treasurer 3; Rifle Club 1, 2, 3; Quest 

Club; Traffic Squad; School Band; Year Book Staff; Class Oration. 
Helen Simaski, 5 Sturtevant Avenue. Work. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Swimming Club 3; Tennis 2, 3. 
Anthony Francis Smith, 26 St. George Avenue. Mass. Military Academy. 

Football 1 ; Track 1, 2, 3; Home Room Representative 3; Quest Club. 
Edward H. Smith, 32 Chapel Street. Undecided. 

Baseball 1, 2, 3; Basketball I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Track 1, 2; Quest 

Club; Football 3. 
Amelia Stankiewicz, 30 St. Paul Avenue. Commercial School. 

Quest Club. 
Jennie Starta, 46 Concord Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Nancy Stone, 88 Walpole Street. Junior College. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Senior Adviser; Year Book Staff. 
Barbara T. Stonis, 86 Sumner Street. Fisher Business School. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 



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Ralph J. Surette, 54 Hill Street. Undecided. 

Baseball 1, 2, 3; Football 1, 2, 3; Quest Club; Governing Board; 

Traffic Squad. 
Sadie M. Thomas, 6 Tremont Street. Burdett College. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 2, 3. 
Samuel J. Thompson, 1 7 Howard Street. Undecided. 

Year Book Staff; Basketball 3; Traffic Squad; Golf; Track; Quest Club. 
Thomas L. Thornton, 62 Hill Street. Undecided. 

Basketball 1,2; Baseball 1, 2, 3; Quest Club. 
Caroline M. Tomm, 45 Dean Street. Work. 

Quest Club 1,2,3. 
George E. Tomm, 5 3 Dean Street. Business. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Photography Club 2; Astronomy Club 3. 
Ellen Patricia Torpey, 836 Washington Street. Commercial School. 

Quest Club. 
Helen Treciokas, 25 St. George Avenue. Work. 

Basketball 1, 2, 3; Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Senior Adviser; 

Field Hockey 1, 2. 
Edward Trusevitch, 22 Short Street. Undecided. 

Track 1 , 2, 3 ; Quest Club 1,2, 3. 
Dorothy Tweddle, 1 54 Vernon Street. Business School. 

Operetta; Quest Club Governing Board 1,2; Senior Advisor 3; Traffic 

Squad; Year Book Staff; Basketball 1. 
Henry R. Usevitch, 1254 Washington Street. Business. 

Quest Club. 
Romeo Peter Valerio, 1201 Washington Street. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
Ellen Welch, 37 North Avenue. N. E. Conservatory of Music. 
Edward Wenzel, 46 Chapel Street. Business. 

Baseball 2, 3; Basketball 2, 3; Traffic Squad; Quest Club 1, 2, 3. 
Martha Joan Wosniak, 30 St. Joseph Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club. 
John Anthony Zabrowski, 996 Washington Street. Diesel Engineering. 

Track 1 ; Football 3 ; Orchestra 1,2; Quest Club. 
Anna Zimilicki, 34 St. Joseph Avenue. Undecided. 

Quest Club 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2; Traffic Squad; Senior Adviser; 

Year Book Staff. 
Robert Zoboli, 1 35 Roosevelt Avenue. Amherst. 

Basketball 1 ; Sophomore Play 1 ; Debating Team I, 2, 3; Quest Club 
1,2, 3 ; Track 2, 3 ; Traffic Squad ; Junior Rotarian. 



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• SENIOR STATISTICS OF 1937 

Prettiest Girl Gladys Lindblom 

Best Looking Boy Alphonse Janavich 

Most Popular Girl Mildred Adametz 

Most Popular Boy Jack Mulvehill 

Best Actress Dorothea Duffy 

Best Actor Jack Hepburn 

Most Ladylike Ruth Nutter 

Most Gentlemanly Richard Adelmann 

Quietest Senior Mary Devine 

Noisiest Senior Tony Smith 

Best Athlete (Girl) Ann Mike 

Best Athlete (Boy) Ralph Surette 

Best Dancer (Girl) Mildred Adametz 

Best Dancer (Boy) Alfred DeFlaminis 

Teachers' Pet Francis Barrett 

Girl with Biggest Drag Wanda Kotak 

Boy with Biggest Drag William Shyne 

Most Scholarly - William Shyne 

Class Musician Norman Berezin 

Class Giggler Louise Mazzola 

Class Artist Joseph Pazniokas 

Class Orator William Shyne 

Girl Who Has Done Most for the Senior Class Wanda Kotak 

Boy Who Has Done Most for the Senior Class Jack Mulvehill 

Best Dressed Girl Anne Shirley Orent 

Best Dressed Boy Richard Merrill 

Best Bluffer Thomas Millin 

Most Sarcastic Roger Flaherty 

Best Alibi User Thomas Millin 

Class Politician Max Lechter 

Class Major Hoople Max Lechter 

Best Business Woman Wanda Kotak 

Best Business Man Max Lechter 

Cutest Girl Ruth Nutter 

Class Prima Donna Wanda Kotak 

Funniest Senior Jack Hepburn 

Class Blues Singer Sarah Kelley 

Class Crooner Howard Blasenak 

Moot Ail-Around Girl Mildred Adametz 

Most Ail-Around Boy Jack Hepburn 



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• GIFTS FOR GIRLS 

Mildred Adametz — Song, "Woodman Spare That Tree". You can't guess 

whom we mean, of course. 
Jean Adamonis — Curling iron. To keep the bangs curled. 
Elinor Adelmann — Ironized yeast. To fill out those sharp angles. 
Priscilla Atwood — Nerve tonic. So that you won't become so nervous and 

flustered when you answer questions. 
Ellen P. Badger — Couch. Ly — do(w)n on this when you're tired. 
Louise M. Balboni — Music sheet — "Dark Eyes". Music must always be 

appropriate. 
Clare Barron — A trip to Washington. You deserve it. 

Ruth Boulis — Tastyeast. This ought to give you a bit of pep, vim, and vigor. 
Helen Bowles — Copy of "The Tattler". Does this remind you of someone 

at home? 
Olive Boyd — Compact. You'll probably feel strange using this at first. 
Minnie Braverman — "Goody" pins. To keep your coiffure as lovely as 

it always has been. 
Hazel Burton — A pill. To keep the tremolo controlled in your voice. 
Marie Clapp — A medal. For never disturbing the peace. 
Helen Costello — An onion. You don't encourage him, probably this will 

discourage him. 
Marie Curran and Mary Flaherty — An automobile. Now you can drive when 

you call on the ones. 
Ellsie Daniels — Roller skates. To help you get there quicker. 
Virginia Dauderis — A package of bobby pins. In case you find you have 

run out of those on hand. 
Mary Devine — A book on "How to Be Popular". Your answer may lie 

hidden within this book. 
Lucy Dowidauskis — A rattle. Try making a little noise for a change. 
Louise Drummey — Megaphone. So we can hear your oral topics. 
Dorothea Duffy — Academy award. Best performance of the year. 



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Mary Dwane — A sling. We hope you won't have to use this but — just in case. 
Grace Elisher — Jar of facial cream. To keep that peaches and cream com- 
plexion. 
Phyllis Evans — A lollypop. You know why. 
Alice Feaver — A key to a man's heart. This ought to help you to get rid 

of your fe(a)ver. 
Mary Flaherty — A shorthand pencil. You wore out many of these taking 

dictation. 
Catherine Folan — Song, "Let It Rain, Let It Pour, Nothing Bothers Me!" 
Dorothy Franklin — A new taxi. Wood this suit him? 

Jeanette Geroso — Leave of absence. Now you can pick your own date. 
Margaret Gilson — A wrist watch. An efficient secretary is always on time. 
Elizabeth Glancy — Piano. To remind you when it's time to practice. 
Nellie Glebus — Pin. You were always as neat as a pin. 

Clare Harrington — Thermometer. To help you get started in your profession. 
Mary Hayes — Eyeglasses. Now you won't have to look twice and pick on 

Sophomores. 
Dorothy Heikkla — A trip to a tomb. The quietness ought to make you feel 

at home. 
Leah Heikkinen — Marchand's Golden Hair Wash. That your hair may stay 

tight and lovely. 
Eva Holden — A small package. Good things come in small packages. 
Marion Ivatts — A gardenia. Does this remind you of someone in particular? 
Ellen Jacobsen — A book, "See America First". You probably won't take 

our hint. 
Lena Jankoski — A rag. Chew this for a change. 

Anne Javasitis — Olympics medal. You'll win one eventually, why not now? 
Beatrice Johnson — Make-up kit. Be sure to read the instructions inside. 
Lillian Karki — Toy violin. Surely you can get a tune out of this. 
Barbara Keady — Scholarship. You certainly are worthy of it. 
Sarah Kelley — Rinse for hair. To bring out the dancing lights in your 

dark tresses. 
Joan Kelly — Some holly. We know you have a fondness for it, or is it him? 
Ann Kodis — A loud speaker. Now you won't have to strain your voice. 
Wanda Kotak — A copy of "Hooey". Try editing a good magazine for a 

change. 
Edna Laffey — Cleats. Now maybe we can hear you when you come into 

the room. 
Gladys Lindblom — A wine glass. A toast to your beauty. 
Anna Lindfors — Siren. Too silently she moves among us. 
Angeline Lorusso — A classical song. Try singing this type for a change. 
Mary Lydon — A blank book. Write us a story on what is wrong with men. 
Barbara Marvas — A boy doll. His name is "Gibbles". 
Louise Mazzola — A movie contract. As a double for Betty Boop. 



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Dorothy McDermott — A one way ticket to Texas. We know you don't want 

a return ticket. 
Katherine McLean — A bottle of seltzer water. Your "seltzer water" per- 
sonality is as sparkling as this. 
Annie Medvesky — Light face powder. To tone down the color in your skin. 
Anne Mike — A position in the Army. You were a swell lieutenant, Anne. 
Gertrude Minkevitch — A crowd. Try drawing this for a change. 
Rita Monbouquette — A car. We know you prefer a Nash. 
Julia Notarangelo — Thinning clippers. For the permanent. 
Ruth Nutter — A racing sheet. You won't need it because you've already 

picked your Race. 
Dorothy O'Kane — A game of checkers. So you can have as many Kings 

as you want. 
Stella O'Kulovich — A negro dancer. Try to compete with him. 
Mae O'Leary — A stenographer's notebook. To keep the volumes of notes 

you took in shorthand. 
Anne Shirley Orent — A key. Add it to your collection, maybe it will 

unlock his heart. 
Anna O'Toole — Pep. The name is sufficient. 
Emma Padduck — A year's scholarship at West Point. We hope this will 

help your posture. 
Anna Radzwill — Bottle of Moxie. You certainly need it. 
Ruth Reynolds — A lemon. Use the juice on your freckles. 
Bronsie Rudvilovitch — A sharp pencil. To assist you in taking notes. 
Mary Ruscetti — A pass to "Boy Meets Girl" or is it "Girl Meets Boy"? 
Helen Sanborn — A marriage license. Now you won't have to meet him 

secretly. 
Kathryn Saulen — Accelerator. For your voice. 
Dorothy Sherman — A steamboat. Fulton invented it. 
Helen Simaski — Bumper. Put it on in gym. 

Amelia Stankiewicz — A truck. Use this to deliver the lumber. 
Jennie Starta and Martha Wozniak — Hounds. To help you track them down. 
Nancy Stone — A yacht. Now you can follow him around the world. 
Barbara Stonis — A noisemaker. Please use it. 

Sadie Thomas — A story book. You always enjoyed a good story. 
Caroline Tomm — A song, "Oh, Dear, What Can the Matter Be?" You 

never seem to know. 
Ellen Torpey — A record. Record a song on this for the world to enjoy. 

In school we all enjoyed your songs. 
Helen Treciokas — A position as Dean in a girls' school. You should be well 

trained by now. 
Dorothy Tweddle — Walpole. What's the attraction up there? 
Ellen Welch and Geraldine Henry — A double date. We hope you enjoy 

yourselves. 
Anna Zimlicki — Stilts. The need is apparent. 



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• GIFTS FOR BOYS 

Richard Adelmann — Handcuffs. So that you and your sister will never be 

separated. 
Peter Amirault — Letter of recommendation. Use it when you appear in the 

1 940 Olympics. 
Philip Anderson — Slickum. To keep your hair down. 
Francis Barrett — Acid. To offset that excessive amount of "Moxie". 
Martin Barylak — Noise maker. Silence is a virtue, but we would like 

to know you're here. 
Stanley Barylak — Letter from Major Bowes. To appear on his program. 
Jack Bayer — Rabbit. Don't feed this "Bunny" at Howard Johnson's. 
Norman Berezin — Line. It's a gift with you. 

Joseph Bilotta — Pistol. To add to your collection of firearms. 
Howard Blasenak — Doll. It's "chubby". 

Joseph Burnham — Car. To replace the one which you smashed up. 
John Burns — White collar. Is it true Jack? 
Allen Carlson — 15 cents. Buy your own for a change. 
William Chase — Trumpet. Make yourself heard. 
Bernard Chubet — Blank book. To keep track of your dates. 
William Cobb — Glue. To fix the window stick you broke in Miss O'Sullivan's 

room. 
Ralph Conrad — Carpenter's guide. To help you get started. 
Bernard Cornelia — Mexican jumping bean. Swallow this and maybe you 

will feel livelier. 
Neal Coughlin — Peace pipe. From the faculty. 
Bartley Curran — Love drops. Maybe this will make you aware of the 

existence of the opposite sex. 
Charles Daly — Red flag. To wave to the blonde on Morse Hill. 
Alfred De Flaminis — Truck. You're a master at truck (ing). 
Henry De Flaminio — Gardenia. Didn't this help to get your drag with 

Miss Johngren? 
Charles Diggs — Record. Break this. 

John Donnell — String. Probably if you use this you can control your hands. 
Arthur Early — Basket. Maybe this will help on the "hot" corner. 
Rogert Flaherty — Dirt. We dug it up for you. 

Thomas P. Flaherty — Glasses. The ones you have now didn't take to books. 
Frederick Freuh — Insignia pin. This is a Mason's. 

Joseph Gallagher — Muzzle. You weren't called "Gabby" for nothing. 
Fred Grosso — Inches. They would be a help in basketball. 
Ernest Gustafson — Green tie. Wear this on St. Patrick's day next year. 
William Harding — Nails. To hold down the things at the store. 
Jack Hepburn — Summons. To appear on Broadway in "Big Hearted 

Herbert". 



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Robert Holman — Luden's cough drops. These should help you in chorus. 
Thomas Hopkins — Siren. To warn the crowds in the corridor when you're 

coming. 
Ensio Hurma — Peroxide. To touch up your platinum hair. 

Thomas Hynes — Pass to the Guild. For your free advertisement in the play. 
Alphonse Janavich — Coat. A good excuse to see the tai(y)lor. 
Harold Johnson — Tip. Don't take advantage of your brother's absence. 
Roy Johnson — Chisel. Don't try too much of this — it's dangerous. 
Charles Jones — Orange. This can't be too loud for you. 
John Kelley — Ship. To live up to your name "Shipwreck". 
William Kelley — Collar buttons. Sell these with the ties. 
Vincent King — Crown. To fit your name. 

Einari Kinnunen — Wild West book. Read one of these for a change. 
Heimo Lammi — Loud speaker. Probably the teachers could hear you with 

one of these. 
Max Lechter — A penny. Try to get change for this. 
George Lee — 2 cents. Buy one of your own papers. 
James Lynch — Telescope. You'll need this on the Nantucket. 
Harold Margeson — Beard. All great artists have one. 

Frank Massey — Anchor. Don't let even this hold you back from the sea. 
Philip McKeown — Tent. Pack up; the office is no longer your camping 

ground. 
Richard Merrill — Curling iron. To keep those beautiful waves in place. 
Nicholas Mike — Lime. To help "Hoppy" line the field. 

Ernest Muhlberger — Bowling pin. Where have you seen one of these before? 
Thomas Millin — Date with Jean Harlow. This is your speed K. O. 
John Mulvehill — Two hours. Spend these on your Da(i)ly work. 
James Murphy — Fire truck. To use instead of the "Chevy" on those alarms. 
Lloyd Murray — Mouse. While the cat's away, the mouse will play. 
Robert Nelson — Razor. You can use this to advantage. 
Henry Nordblom — Badge. For your excellent work on the Traffic Squad. 
Robert O'Brien — Hammer. Give all the girls a break. 
Edward Paduck — True Romance. It appears that you have been studying 

this magazine. 
Joseph Pazniokas — Red Ink. You have never seen this before. 
Robert Plummer — Latin "Trot". Now you wont have to borrow Flaherty's. 
Everett Pyne — Spurs. For use at Hartshorn's. 
Leon Rasanen — Cup. For an all-around boy. 
Joseph Roslauskas — Governor for your car. So that the pedestrians will be 

safe. 
Kenneth Ross — Map. In case you forget the way to Mt. Vernon Street, 

Dedham. 
John Ruggiero — Motorcycle. You have graduated from the bicycle stage. 
William Shyne — Book. "The Man Who Was Born Again". 



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Anthony Smith — Stripes. You will be a real "Sarge" when you wear these. 

Edward Smith — Contract. We hope to hear your voice over the radio soon. 

Ralph Surette — Chair. To park in, at the Fire House. 

Samuel Thompson — Homework. Something to keep you in nights. 

Thomas Thornton — Bed. Why you don't carry one with you, is a mystery 

to us. 
George Tomm — Rooster. Cock-a-doodle-do. 

Edward Trusevitch — Capital "T ". To distinguish you from Uservich. 
Henry Uservich — Capital "U ". To distinguish you from Trusevitch. 
Romeo Valerio — Copy of Romeo and Juliet. Get better acquainted with 

Juliet. 
Edward Wenzel — Cigarettes. All one needs is a start. 

John Zabrowski — Lantern. The road from the Westwood line is dark. 
Robert Zoboli — Soap box. Take this to Boston Common. 

• QUOTATIONS FOR GIRLS 

Mildred Adametz — "Marriage is a holy state." 

Jean Adamonis — "Gentle of speech, beneficient of mind.'' 

Elinor Adelmann — "The world knows nothing of its greatest woman." 

Priscilla Atwood — "She was a wonder, Nothing less." 

Priscilla Badger — 

"Full well she kept her genial mood 
And simple faith of maidenhood." 
Louise Balboni — "Shadow of annoyance never came near thee." 
Clare Barron — "Few things are impossible to diligence and skill." 
Ruth Boulis — "So quiet we hardly knew she was there." 
Helen Bowles — "As merry as the day is long." 
Olive Boyd — "From a little spark may burst a mighty flame." 
Minnie Braverman — "We never heard her speak in haste." 
Hazel Burton — "Good nature is one of the richest fruits of personality." 
Marie Clapp — "She preferred to be good, rather than to seem so." 
Helen Costello — "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance." 
Marie Curran — 

"Blithesome and cheery, 
Still climbing heavenward." 
Elsie Daniels — "The mildest manners with the bravest soul." 
Virginia Dauderis — "Too low they build who build beneath the stars." 

Mary Devine "Honor lies in honest toil." 

Lucy Dowidauskis — "A girl there was of quiet ways." 
Louise Drummey — "Her temper never out of place." 
Dorothea Duffy — 

"Her dear little tilted nose, 
Her delicate dimpled chin." 
Mary Dwane — "But oh, she dances such a way!" 



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Grace Elisher — 

"In forming an artist, art hath thus decreed, 
To make some good, but others to exceed." 
Phyllis Evans — "The pen is the tongue of the mind." 
Alice Feaver — 

"When joy and duty clash 
Let duty go to smash." 
Mary E. Flaherty — 

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." 
Mary M. Flaherty — 

"Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety." 
Catherine Folan — "Laugh and the world laughs with you." 
Dorothy Franklin — 

"Oh, call it by some better name, 
For Friendship sounds too cold !" 
Jeanette Geroso — 

"Lessons well done without fail every day 
The future for her is prepared right away." 
Margaret Gilson — 

"Type of the wise who soar but never roam 
True to the kindred points of heaven and home." 
Elizabeth Glancy — 

"If what must be given is given willingly, the kindness is doubled." 
Nellie Glebus — "A fair exterior is a silent recommendation." 
Clare Harrington — 

"A full, rich nature, free to trust, 
Truthful and almost sternly just." 
Mary Hayes — "See where she comes apparell'd like the spring!" 
Dorothy Heikkila — 

"Her very frowns are fairer far, 
Than smiles of other maidens are." 
Leah Heikkinen — "Health and cheerfulness mutually beget each other." 
Geraldine Henry — "Perfect simplicity is unconsciously audacious." 
Eva Holden — "Ornament of meek and quiet spirit." 
Marion Ivatts — "Thou villain base know'st me not by my clothes?" 
Ellen Jacobsen — 

"Charm strikes the sight, good nature claims the heart and merit 
wins the soul." 
Lena Jankoski — "Chewing the food of sweet and bitter fancy." 
Anne Javasaitis — "I chatter, chatter as I go." 
Beatrice Johnson — "Nothing is so dear and precious as time." 
Lillian Karki — 

"Whence is thy learning? Hath thy toil 
O'er books consum'd the midnight oil?" 



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Sarah Kelley — "I have a heart with room for every joy." 
Joan Kelly — 

"A fresh and merry heart 
Is better far than wealth.'' 
Ann Kodis — 

"Oh blest with the temper whose unclouded ray, 
Can make tomorrow cheerfulness as today." 
Wanda Kotak — "The living voice is that which sways the soul." 
Edna Laffey — "Travel is a part of education." 
Gladys Lindblom — 

"She's all my fancy painted her, 
She's lovely, she's divine." 
Anna Lindfors — "Blushing is the color of virtue." 
Angeline Lorusso and Mary Lydon — 
"We are the music makers, 
We are the dreamers of dreams." 
Barbara Marvas — 

"A sunshine heart 
And a soul of song." 
Louise Mazzola — 

"Or light, or dark, or short or tall 
She sets her net to snare them all." 
Dorothy McDermott — "It is not strength, but art, obtains the prize." 
Katherine McLean — 

"Zealous, yet modest; innocent though free; 
Patient of toil, serene amidst alarm 
Inflexible in faith, invincible in arms." 
Annie Medvesky — "Put not your trust in princes." 

Anne Mike — "The greatest happiness comes from the greatest activity." 
Gertrude Minkevitch — 

"Those curious locks so aptly twin'd 
Whose every hair a soul doth bind." 
Rita Monbouquette — "Speech is great but silence is greater." 
Julia Notarangelo — 

"Along the cool sequestered vale of life, 
She kept the noiseless tenor of her way." 
Ruth Nutter — "Sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb." 
Dorothy O'Kane — 

"Impulsive, earnest, prompt to act, 
And make her generous thought a fact." 

Stella O'Kulovitch "Amiability shines by its own light." 

Mae O'Leary — "A rolling stone gathers no moss." 

Anne Shirley Orent — "The finest poetry was first experience." 

Anna O'Toole — "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." 



58 YEAR BOOK 

Emma Paduck — "Take care and say it with presence of mind." 

Anna Radzwill — "Lift up your voice in gladsome praise." 

Ruth Reynolds — "Who knows but a half-pint holds gold?" 

Bronsie Rudvilovitch — "As merry as the day is long." 

Mary Ruscetti — "And though hard be the task, keep a stiff upper lip." 

Helen Sanborn — "In youth and beauty wisdom is but rare." 

Kathryn Saulen — 

"I see but cannot reach the height 
That lies forever in the light." 
Dorothy Sherman — "Keep thy friend under thy own life's key." 
Helen Simaski 

"So many worlds, so much to do, 
So little done, such things to be." 
Amelia Stankiewicz — "Her face, oh call it fair, not pale!" 
Jennie Starta — "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." 
Nancy Stone — "It hurteth not the tongue to give fair words." 
Barbara Stonis — "Silence sweeter is than speech." 
Sadie Thomas — 

"Things are seldom what they seem, 
Skim milk masquerades as cream." 
Caroline Tomm — "The world, dear — is a strange affair." 
Ellen Torpey — "As frank as rain on cherry blossoms." 
Helen Treciokas — "Gentleness succeeds better than violence." 
Dorothy Tweddle — "Wisdom is better than rubies." 
Ellen Welch— 

"Sing again, with your clear voice revealing a tune of some world 
far from ours." 
Martha Wozniak — "Be plain in dress and sober in your diet." 
Anna Zimlicki — 

"She moves a goddess, 
And she looks a queen." 



QUOTATIONS FOR BOYS 



Richard Adelmann — "Write me down as one who loves his fellow men." 
Peter Amirault — 

"But this he is (and you know its true) a baseball player, and a 
good one too." 
Philip Anderson — "Wit and wisdom are born with a man." 
Francis Barrett — "I bid you hear me." 
Martin Barylak and Stanley Barylak — 

"We came into the world like brother and brother; 
And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another." 
Jack Bayer — "A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing." 



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Norman Berezin — "The wise shall interpret thee." 
Joseph Bilotta — 

"And man, oh man, how he doth like 
To ride upon his motor bike." 

Howard Blasenak "An upright judge, a learned judge." 

Elston Burnham — By the work one knows the workman." 
John Burns — 

"A pensive scholar what is fame 
A fitful tongue of leaking flame." 
Allen Carlson — If we offend it is with our good will." 
William Chase — 

"The stars above are friends of his; 
He calleth each by name." 
Bernard Chubet — 

"With noble prospects on before him, 
He lets the pretty maidens floor him." 
William Cobb — "A merry mechanic who sings all day long." 
Ralph Conrad — 

"He waved his magic brush, and there appeared a painted master- 
piece." 
Bernard Cornelia — "I hate nobody, I'm in charity with the world." 
Neal Coughlin — "A muscular man is he, as strong as strong can be." 
Bartley Curran — "I would help others out of a fellow feeling." 
Charles Daly — 

"Forward march, boys. Hep! Hep! Hep! 
Onward, on! To Morse Hill Prep." 
Alfred DeFlaminis — 

"He glides across the ballroom floor, 
And dances till his feet are sore." 
Henry De Flaminio — 

"He sights the lasses, doth pursue em. 
He sings to em, but doth not woo em." 
Charles Diggs — "Fleeter than horses, swifter than men." 
Arthur Early — "Make big offenders toe the mark." 
Roger Flaherty — 

"Devise, with; Write, pen; for I am 
Whole volumes in folio." 
Thomas Flaherty — 

"Sang in tones of deep emotion, 
Sang of love and songs of longing." 

Frederick Frueh "I have no gift at all at shrewdness." 

Joseph Gallagher — "Bid me discourse, I will ever lend thine ear." 

Fred Grosso — "Little man, what now?" 

Ernest Gustafson — "Oh, I am stabbed with laughter." 



60 YEAR BOOK 

William Harding — "You must not slumber there." 
Johnston Hepburn — 

"From the crown of his head to the sole of his foot he is all mirth.' 
Robert Holman — "Blessings on thee, little man!" 
Thomas Hopkins — 

"And tell me now what makes thee sing 
With voice so loud and free." 
Ensio Hurma — "I am a true philosopher, who listens much and speaks little." 
Thomas Hynes and Harold Johnson — "This is the long and short of it." 
Alfonse Janavich — "Both handsome and happy, gifted and good." 
Roy Johnson — "I am resolved to grow fat and look young till forty." 
Charles Jones — "Where have you been for the last three years." 
John Kelley — "A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance." 
William Kelley— 

"There's one way to a woman's heart — 
Become a rugged football hero." 
Vincent King — Ay, every inch a king." 
Einari Kinnenen — "The pen is the tongue of the mind." 
Heimo Lammi — "Nothing is impossible to a willing heart." 
Max Lechter — "Then he will talk — good gods! how he will talk." 
George Lee — 

"If I'm not as large as you 
You are not so small as I." 
James Lynch — 

"We grant although he had much wit 
He was very shy of using it." 
Harold Margeson — 

"Attempt the end and never stand to doubt. 
Nothing's so hard but search will find it out." 
Frank Massey — "All I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." 
Philip McKeown — 

"When he doubles up his fist 
He looks just like a pugilist." 
Richard Merrill — 

"If to women he be bent, 
They have him at commandment." 
Nicholas Mike — "Patience and shuffle the cards." 
Ernest Muhlberger — 

"Reasons whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, 
Lie in three words — health, peace and competence." 
Thomas Millin — 

"Whatever skeptic could inquire for 
For every why he had a wherefor." 
John Mulvehill — 

"Genteel in personage, conduct and equipage 
Noble by heritage, generous and free." 






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James Murphy — "So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war." 
Lloyd Murray — "He was a gentleman from sole to crown." 
Robert Nelson — "Sig no more, ladies, sigh no more." 

Henry Nordblom "111 speak in a monstrous little voice." 

Robert O'Brien — "He'll find a way." 
Edward Paduck — 

"Oh blest with temper whose unclouded ray 
Can make tomorrow cheerful as today." 
Joseph Pazniokas — 

"What e'er he did was done with so much ease, 
In him alone 'twas natural to please." 
Robert Plummer — "Better late than never." 
Everett Pyne 

"Thus neglecting worldly ends, are dedicated 
To closeness and the betterment of my mind." 
Leon Rasanen — 

"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, 
Like a colossus." 
Joseph Roslauskas — "A man to match the mountains and the sea." 
Kenneth Ross — 

"What shall I do to be forever known 
And make the age to come my own." 
John Ruggiero — "Let me but do my work from day to day." 
William Shyne — "There is no true orator who is not a hero." 
Anthony Smith — "He himself would have been a soldier." 
Edward Smith — "An ounce of wit is worth an ounce of sorrow." 
Ralph Surette — "He that was so strong and young and lithe." 
Samuel Thompson — "Only sleep is here." 
Thomas Thornton — "Ah, how soon I tired get." 
George Tomm — "Tis but a part we see, and not a whole." 
Edward Trusevitch — 

"And I oft have heard defended 
Little said is soonest mended." 
Henry Uservich — "Men of few words are the best men." 
Romeo Valerio — 

"He knew what's what, and that's as high 
As metaphysic wit can fly." 
Edward Wenzel — 

"True as the dial to the sun 
Although it be not shined upon." 
John Zabrowski — "His time is forever, everywhere his place." 
Robert Zoboli — 

"He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one; 
Exceedingly wise, fair spoken and persuading." 



62 YEAR BOOK 

• HISTORY OF THE CLASS OF 1937 

As our third year at this school draws to a close, we find ourselves 
reminiscing over our successful career as a high school group. A faint smile 
crosses our face as we remember these days — days that seemed endless then, 
but now seem to have passed on wings. 

We entered this school as Sophomores with a look of bewilderment on 
our face and a troubled frown upon our brow. This all disappeared with the 
election of class officers. Among the many candidates, the chosen few were: 
President, Norman Berezin; Vice President, Jack Burns; Secretary, Gladys 
Lindblom; Treasurers, Anne Shirley Orent and Max Lechter; and James 
Murphy, A. A. Council. Under the guidance of these able officers we began to 
make a name for "37". 

The Sophomore play, "A Sign Unto You", proved to the upper-classmen 
that some of the Sophomores were not as insignificant as they had first believed 
us to be. The cast, coached by Mr. Butler, included Katherine McLean, Robert 
Zoboli, Jack Burns, Ruth Silverman, Louise Mazzola, and George Lee. 

The next event was the Sophomore party. It was amid gales of laughter 
that we sought our friends because this was a costume party. Prizes for the 
best costumes were given out, and we distinctly remember Mary Hayes 
winning the first prize for her costume as a "little girl". Many new personali- 
ties were discovered that night due to the entertainment which consisted of 
dancing, singing, and other musical arrangements. Later, refreshments were 
served, followed by dancing. 

Since this was the last social for the Sophomores, we dropped into oblivion 
until our entrance as Juniors in the fall. The outcome of the Junior election 
proved to be: President, Bernard Chubet; Vice President, Joseph Pazniokas; 
Secretary, Katherine McLean; Treasurers, Priscilla Badger and Max Lechter; 
A. A. Council, Gertrude Minkevitch. 

The first item on our social calendar was the Junior Prom. The gym, 
which had been decorated in the class colors, was a scene of colorful gowns 
and gay couples dancing to the strains of Ernie Gotham's orchestra. 

At the end of our Junior year, we were definitely acquainted with the 
school and each other. We came back in September as lofty Seniors who 
gave sophisticated glances and wrong directions to the Sophomores. Our new 
principal greeted us and at the same time made a fine impression on the whole 
school. It was not long before things were running smoothly under the leader- 
ship of President Jack Mulvehill, who was assisted by Roger Flaherty as Vice 
President; Katherine McLean as Secretary; Priscilla Badger and Bill Shyne as 
Treasurers; and Clare Barron for A. A. Council. 

President Mulvehill suggested that we have a dance in December to 
celebrate the tenth anniversary of the school. Everyone that ever attended 
Norwood High School was invited to the dance. Many of the older graduates 






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welcomed this chance to again visit their teachers and classmates and during 
the evening could be seen chatting together. 

The Senior Class again stepped into the spotlight, when on April 9th 
the play "Big Hearted Herbert" was presented. Honors that night went to 
Dorothea Duffy, Jack Hepburn, Alphonse Janavich, Thomas Hynes, Mildred 
Adametz, Edward Paduck, Mary Hayes, Gladys Lindblom, and several others. 
Many future stars will probably result from this great performance which was 
coached so well by Miss Gray. 

Breaking all tradition, we decided that our prom should be held in May 
instead of during the winter. As this goes to press the date is definitely set 
for May twenty-first. We are convinced that this prom will draw a large crowd 
due to the fact that it is the first spring dance ever to be given here. Committees 
are working hard to insure the success of it and we feel sure that each year 
the Senior prom will be held in the Spring due to our ingenuity. 

Again breaking the usual custom, we voted to wear caps and gowns for 
graduation. 

As we ponder over these events, we are sorry to think that they are 
over. Even though the future holds many new and exciting adventures for us, 
we shall never forget the days spent at Norwood High School. But now 
the hands of the clock in the tower show that the final hour has come, so it is 
with great difficulty that we close this chapter of our lives. 

Elinor Adelmann 



• 1937 COMMENCEMENT 

Class Day June 4 

Class Banquet June 7 

Graduation . June 8 



• COMMENCEMENT HONORS 

Oration William Shyne 

Will Roger Flaherty 

Prophecy Dorothy McDermott, Joseph Pazniokas 

History Elinor Adelmann 

Statistics Max Lechter 

Gifts to Girls Priscilla Badger, Gladys Lindblom 

Gifts to Boys Thomas Flaherty, Samuel Thompson 

Quotations Barbara Keady, John Donnell 



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• CLASS OFFICERS— CLASS OF 1937 

SOPHOMORE YEAR 

President Norman Berezin 

Vice President Jack Burns 

Secretary Gladys Lindblom 

Treasurers Max Lechter, Anne Shirley Orent 

A. A. Council James Murphy 



JUNIOR YEAR 

President Bernard Chubet 

Vice President Joseph Pazniokas 

Secretary Katherine McLean 

Treasurers Priscilla Badger, Max Lechter 

A. A. Council Gertrude Minkevitch 



SENIOR YEAR 

President John Mulvehill 

Vice President Roger Flaherty 

Secretary Katherine McLean 

Treasurers Priscilla Badger, William Shyne 

A. A. Council Clare Barron 



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YEAR BOOK 




CLASS 







• CLASS WILL 

WE, the class of 1937, being physically unsound, mentally unreliable, 
scholastically deficient, spiritually lost, and intellectually hopeless, having 
reached the last days of a twelve year period prescribed by the Educational 
Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and having been judged, in spite 
of our short-comings, as being fit to depart, do hereby declare, assert, and 
affirm this to be our last will and testament, and do hereby declare any previous 
document of like nature to be null and void. 

WHEREAS: All debts legally contracted by us, to-wit, class taxes, 
remuneration for lost books, locks, etc., having been made good to ths satis- 
faction of the authorities, and whereas all that we have taken from the institu- 
tion having been returned in full to the same, we do hereby bequeath the 
remainder of our estate to the following in the manner as prescribed herein: 

Article I: To Lincoln D. Lynch, Superintendent of Schools, to the Nor- 
wood School Committee, to our Principal Mr. Leighton S. Thompson, and to 
the undergraduates, we leave our collective love and heart-felt sympathy. 

Article II: To our sub-master, Mr. Charles A. Hayden, we leave a little 
black note-book, to replace the worn one he now carries, with the conditions 
that inscribed on the property described therein, is to be, in gold letters, his 
noble name with middle name printed in full. 

Article III: To the janitors of the buildings we leave our apologies and 
any initials carved throughout the building. 

Article IV: To the teachers of the institution, we leave our thanks, 
sympathy, best wishes for success in the noble cause they have devoted their 
lives to, and our admiration for their beautiful attitude of Christian resignation 
during periods of extreme emotional stress. 

Article V: To H. Bennett Murray, we leave a certificate giving him the 
privilege of resting during the sixth period on each Tuesday and Thursday — 
condition attached requiring him to devote no less than two minutes of those 



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periods to soulful meditation on the days when his worst class roamed at large 
in the gymnasium. 

Article VI: Corporal Anthony Smith, and all responsibilities involved 
therein, we leave to the National Guard with recommendation that he be used 
for ornamental purposes only, being too valuable to risk in combat. 

God save the Commonwealth of Massachusetts! 

Article VII: Elinor and Richard Adelmann's touching devotion for each 
other, we leave to Joseph and Veronica Riley. The court will make no official 
inquiry as to their behavior in their own homes. 

Article VIII: Thomas Flaherty's role in the senior play in which he was 
required to consume a pie, we leave to Uuno Hallman. Included in the property 
will be a season pass to the kitchen and a standing order for bicarbonate of soda. 

Article IX: Marie Clapp's saint-like disposition at all times, we leave to 
Margaret Sheehan. The court will not, in this case either, make official inquiry 
as to behavior in their homes. 

Article X: Henry DeFlaminio's devotion for Miss Johngren, we leave to 
any freshman, or sophomore, or junior, who may pass her requirements. The 
court encourages any person or persons who may fail to pass aforementioned 
requirements, to carry on unofficially. 

Article XI: Ruth Nutter's unchallenged and unequalled position in the 
senior class, which we make no attempt to define, we leave to Irene Costello, 
who from our point of observation seems a worthy successor. 

Article XII: Francis Barrett's never-failing entrance-gag of "I come to 
fix the oil burner,'' we leave to Edmund Mulvehill or any junior who knows 
a girl who has to take care of a house. 

Article XIV: Mildred Adametz's complex for red-heads off and on the 
stage, we leave to the Norwood Trust Company, to be held in safety, and to 
be taken from its place on rare occasions, only. 

Article XV: Stanley Barylak's cap and gown which he wore on exhibition 
before the senior boys' sectional meeting, we leave to the Smithsonian Institute. 
We laughed; posterity will roar. 

Article XVI: Anne Shirley Orent's political success we leave to Isabel 
Mutch. This added to what papa can teach Isabel, should get her to the White 
House before her father. 

Article XVII: John Moloney, and Michael McDonagh, we leave to 
every class up until 1 950 at which time they may cash in on their social security. 

Article XVIII: William Shyne's mathematical ingenuity we leave to the 
mathematics department. Added to this bequest we leave Joseph Pazniokas, 
for obvious reasons. 

Article XIX: Phyllis Evans' tap-dancing ability we leave to any junior 
who ain't got rhythm. 

Article XX: Bartley Curran's ability as an oral topic artist, we leave to 
Donald Alden, who recently distinguished himself in a stage production in 
the role of a voice off-stage. 



68 YEAR BOOK 

Article XXI: Norman Berezin's ability to start revolutions in the orchestra 
everytime they had overtime, we leave to any aspiring John L. Lewis in the 
junior class. 

Article XXII: Wanda Kotak's activities on the high C's, we leave to 
Elizabeth Bernier; if either or both are present, will they send their As for 
the records. 

Article XXIII: Thomas Hopkins' efficiency, so well shown in his man- 
agerial positions in the sports world, we leave to Roy Hanson, along with 
Hoppy's collection of rapid-fire alibis. 

Article XXIV: Robert Holman's choice of locker-room wise cracks we 
leave to Thomas Conroy. He might as well have them legally; he'll steal 
them anyway. 

Article XXV: Robert O'Brien's telephone-technique, we leave to his 
brother Ray. The court assumes no responsibility for the O'Brien telephone 
bill. It must be terrific. 

Article XXVI: Lloyd Allan Murray's sheer courage in selection of shirts 
and ties, we also leave to Ray O'Brien. 

Article XXVII: Jack Mulvehill's and Richard Merrill's policy of "one 
for all, and all for one," we leave to Bill Walker and Johnny Kelly. The court 
suggests, however, that the motto be reworded so as to read, "one for me and 
one for you." 

Article XXVIII: Dorothy Sherman's "little girl in a great big world" 
appearance, we leave to Betty Schroeder. The court views with patriotic alarm 
the possibility of the marines ever coming up the Neponset River. 

Article XXIX: George Lee's talent for undercover work in class politics, 
we leave to James Keady. As vote-smugglers, both stand supreme. 

Article XXX: Anne Javasaitis' perpetual Pepsodent smile, we leave to 
Helen Glancy to replace the disgusted and bored expression with which she 
sees us fools. 

Article XXXI: Nancy Stone's passion for variety in automobiles, we 
leave to Marjorie Bemis. The town of Dedham probably will not barricade 
Washington Street, but Norwood should have long ago. 

Article XXXII: Howard Blasenak's rich baritone and Henry Nordblom's 
basso-profundo, we leave to Terrence Barrett and Leo Bazzy. Objections to 
their rendering of "Asleep in the Deep". Objection sustained. 

Article XXXIII: Charles Daly's ability to mimic foreign dialects — and 
one in particular — we leave to Wayne Foster. The court defends its action 
in its claim to diverting Foster's interest away from long automobile rides 
to Westwood. 

Article XXXIV: Arthur Early's all-round athletic ability, we leave to 
Howard Horton. The court will not consider any petitions to allow spats to 
be worn with uniforms. The beneficiary will have to remove them. 

Article XXXV: Jeanette Geroso's ability to get around the bases in 
her own quiet little way, we leave to Eloise Baker. No strikes, the bases are full. 



CLASS OF 1937 69 

Article XXXVI: Katherine McLean s efficiency as a secretary, we leave 
to Jean Martin. Jean always wanted to take notes on people, either as a 
secretary or a columnist. 

Article XXXVII: Marion Ivatts' ability to talk quite clearly with her 
eyes, we leave to Mary Magnani. The court is influenced by the desire to see 
aforementioned eyes on a brunette. 

Article XXXVIII: Allan Carlsons ability to wear a hat, we leave to Nor- 
well Bailey. Norwell looks too much like a poet. He needs Carlson's air of 
"man-about-town". 

Having thus disposed of our estate, and having petitioned all those 
mentioned to take no offense where none was meant, we do hereby, set our 
hand and seal, given this eighth day of June in the Year of our Lord, one 
thousand nine hundred and thirty-seven. 

Signed: The Class of 193 7 
Witnessed: Roger Flaherty, 37 



CLASS DAY ORATION 

• FOREVER FORWARD 

In all the history of civilization there never was an age of greater con- 
venience than the present. Countless generations have built up for us a world 
of immeasureable ease. Discovery and invention have furnished us with 
comforts and luxury to an extent never before known. We can travel like the 
wind itself across land or sea in this modern world. Our gigantic steamers plow 
the waves; our automobiles and trains speed across the continents, over rivers, 
under rivers, above the ground and beneath the ground. Our airplanes soar 
above the clouds, carrying us in the air, on the water or down to the earth, 
just as we choose. The radio weaves its mysterious path through the ether 
waves, and makes it possible for us to tune in any station in the country or 
across the sea. 

But what good are all the scientific discoveries if they are to be used 
for new methods of warfare? What good are high powered automobiles if 
they are permitted to speed the kidnapper from justice? If our labor saving 
machines succeed only in piling up more money for the rich, instead of making 
every day needs cheaper for the poor, are they worth the trouble of inventing? 
This does not mean the possible values of these inventions have been over- 
loaded. If the labor organizations incite strikes and violence instead of 
uniting the laboring classes to their own advantage, it is not the fault of the 
system, but the use to which it is put. Thus, all the greatest things of life 
can be misused and become a power for evil instead of good. 



70 YEAR BOOK 

It is apparent that the difference between the best lives and the worst 
lives does not lie in the possession of certain qualities in the one, and the lack 
of them in the other. The difference lies in the use to which the same qualities 
may be put. Temper in a child is a problem, but what possibilities may be 
found in a tempestuous child when he has learned to control his energy. 
Lieing in a child is a dangerous habit, but what a brilliant future lies ahead 
for the imaginative child who learns to distinguish fact from fancy. 

Ambition, the desire to possess and surpass, to be more than other people 
are, has left a blood stained trail across history. However, in spite of the 
ruinous meaning that ambition can have, none of us who hope to amount to 
anything, can be without it. Surely, it is one of the most powerful driving 
forces of our life. 

Combativeness, or the urge to fight, can express itself in sheer savagery, 
or it can have a meaning far beyond the realms of physical violence. Pugnacity 
may appear in a gunman, contentious, reckless; or it may appear in a group 
of scientists who are battling a plague. This same quality may cause serious 
injury in a fight, or it may go into a pulpit to help humanity. 

Thus, while all these instincts can be abused, they can also be made the 
most valuable part of our equipment through life. However, they must be 
harnessed and made to contribute to our happiness. 

Life is full of such challenges of this sort. Every way we turn there is a 
choice to be made. Let us consider the question of our leisure hours. We can 
make of leisure an opportunity to wake up our latent talents in art or music; 
we can develop our bodies with helpful physical recreation. Or, we can litter 
up our minds with casual trash. In our daily work this same situation exists. 
We can drag unwilling feet to our desks every morning with just as little 
effort and enthusiasm as possible. Or, we can tackle every task with deter- 
mination, and develop and strengthen our powers and thus pave our way to 
success. 

So, today we the class of 1937, are leaving to begin a new life. It is 
with some reluctance that we go, for the years that we have passed here are 
full of pleasant memories. But the thought of something greater dominates 
our soul, and urges us on. We shall not remember all we have learned here, 
but the high aims and standards we can never forget. 

We leave to find our adventure in the new world. If we succeed, we shall 
bring honor and glory to our school. If we fail, we must try again, for no great 
achievement was ever attained without a struggle. 

We have the world before us, a world moving at a faster tempo than 
ever before in history. Great problems are yet to be solved; new unseen and 
undreamed of achievements are yet to happen. Into this unknown let us look 
fearlessly; let us advance courageously with full confidence in our ability to 
meet every challenge, to overcome every obstacle, and to achieve ultimate 
success and victory. William Shyne '37 



CLASS OF 1937 



71 




• CLASS PROPHECY 

Time: 195 7. 

Place: The "News of the Nation" building in Washington, D. C. 

Situation: The editors of the "News of the Nation", Joseph Pazniokas 
and Dorothy McDermott, are compiling the news. 

Joseph: Where's that reporter, Einari Kinnunen? 

Dorothy: He went out two hours ago to get some story or other and 
hasn't returned yet. 

Joseph: I'll bet he's down at the "Barber and Beauty Salon" which 
Gladys Lindblom and Nellie Glebus have recently opened. Women can do 
anything with Einari. 

Dorothy: I've noticed that ever since Clare Barron and Eva Holden 
opened their "Flapjack Diner", you've taken a sudden liking to Flapjacks. 

Joseph: Let's get down to work. How is Congress getting along? 

Dorothy: Those Congresswomen from Massachusetts are in the lime- 
light again. Eleanor Adelmann, Anna Zimlicki, and Phyllis Evans are showing 
stubborn men like you that women can be just as good politicians as men 
are. Governor John Mulvehill of Massachusetts says this is so. 

Joseph: Maybe it is so, but, as the great woman philosopher, Martha 
Wozniak, has confessed, women must learn from men. 

Dorothy: Did you hear all the complimentary things Richard Merrill 
and Firechief James Murphy have to say about this? You must admit they 
know women. 

Joseph: Oh, they know women all right. They and Henry DeFlaminio 
have just formed a bachelors' club. 

Dorothy: We're neglecting our work again. Here's another item for 
the first page: Alice Feaver has recently been appointed president of Wellesley 
College. 



72 YEAR BOOK 

Joseph: And this item about the Army and Navy maneuvers is inter- 
esting. Here are pictures of Lieutenant Anthony Smith, of the Army, Francis 
Massey of the Navy, and Harold Johnson of the Air Fleet. 

Dorothy: Anthony looks very handsome in that cute little mustache. 

Joseph: Another army officer, William Shyne, has completed important 
researches in chemistry and has announced the discovery of a new war gas. 
The gas is harmless but makes the soldiers wish they had stayed at home. 
Shyne is the leader of the famous Science Trio, the other members of which 
are: William Chase, the entomologist, and James Lynch, the physicist. Most 
of their researches are financed by Thomas Thornton, the famous philan- 
thropist. 

And here is more news from Massachusetts. The new Warner Bros, 
picture, "Meet the Husband", starring Dorothea Duffy and Jack Hepburn, 
has not been allowed in Massachusetts on account of the violent language 
it contains. The censorship is due largely to an appeal by the Rev. Roger P. 
Flaherty and the state censor, Robert Holman. The latter was so shocked at 
the picture that he got up and walked out. 

Dorothy: And here is a picture of the Rev. Roger P. Flaherty himself, 
with two of the parish Sunday School teachers, Mr. Ralph Surrette and Mr. 
Philip McKeown. 

It seems that Massachusetts is beginning to produce the greatest movie 
stars now. In addition to Dorothea Duffy and Jack Hepburn, there is Louise 
Mazzola, who started by making Betty Boop pictures. Mary Hayes is her maid 
on and off the screen. Then there are Alphonse Janavich, who is now in the 
position left vacant by Clark Gable and Robert Taylor, and Dorothy Sherman, 
who started as a chorus girl. 

Joseph: Enough for Hollywood. I wonder if we shall have room for 
this account of the Nelson-Ross Circus and Carnival. I saw it and I know it's 
worth seeing. 

Dorothy: I saw it too. Strange to say, the Norwoodites again seem to 
be the chief stars: Dorothy Franklin, Louise Balboni, and Joe Billotta are the 
motorcycle stars, and Kitty Folan is the great auto racer. Outside the Side 
Show tent was Frank Barrett, yelling till the tents quivered. There were other 
Norwoodites whom I cannot remember. 

Joseph: Well, Marty Kelly sold tickets, Harold Margeson made the 
posters, Fred Grosso and George Tomm fed the animals, and Everett Pyne 
sold balloons. That's about all. 

Dorothy: The animal trainer looked familiar. 

Joseph: Oh, yes! That was Dick Adelmann. Let's take the radio page 
next. 

Dorothy: The famous radio comedian, Tom Hopkins, has a new sponsor, 
Romeo Valero, president of the Dodo Lollypop Firm. The former sponsor 
was Kathryn Saulen of the Lady Saulen Face Powder Co. The program is ex- 



CLASS OF 1937 73 



tended to a full hour and has many new personalities: master of ceremonies, 
Thomas Flaherty; Norman Berezin's swing orchestra; including the "Mad 
Drummers", (Catherine McLean and Robert Zoboli; the vocal harmonizing 
duet, Charles Jones and Henry Nordblom; the tap-dancer, Lena Jankoski, 
who taps on the table with a pair of shoes on her hands; the cowgirl yodellers, 
Angelina Lorusso and Barbara Marvas; that master of dialect, Stanley Barylak 
and the torch and blues singers, Caroline Tomm, Sadie Thomas, and Sarah 
Kelley. Martin Barylak sits with the orchestra and is paid five dollars a laugh. 

Joseph: In the field of music, too, Norwood has furnished many celeb- 
rities. In opera there are Wanda Kotak, Ellen Welch, and Howard Blasenak. 
Lillian Karki and Jeanette Gerosso are with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, 
and Elizabeth Glancy, the famous pianist, is giving lessons. 

Dorothy: Next comes the sport page. Sports writer Arthur Early and 
sports cartoonist Vincent King do a good job on it. 

Joseph: Edward Smith and Edward Wenzel, the heads of a great athletic 
association, are certain that their club basketball team will be undefeated this 
year. The coach is Neal Coughlin, and the star players are Ernest Gustafson 
and Ensio Hurma. 

Dorothy: The Olympic Team is celebrating the success of the latest 
Olympic meet. The stars are Charles Diggs, runner; John Donnell, wrestler; 
Dorothy Heikkila, skater; and Anne Mike and Helen Simaski, the fastest 
women runners in the country. 

Several former Norwood athletes are touring the country. Among these 
are Gertude Minkevitch, captain of the National Women's Champion Basket- 
ball Team; Ann Javasaitis, tennis star; Sammy Thompson, golf champ; and 
Edward Trusevitch, ping-pong star. 

Joseph: Peter Amirault is the star of the Red Sox Team. I don't know 
what this is doing on the sport page, but Bob Plummer, checker champ, and 
Ralph Conrad, chess amateur, are playing exhibition games in Boston. I 
wonder who taught Ralph how to play chess. I never could. 

Dorothy: Now for the Society Page. 

Joseph: Goody! Goody! 

Dorothy: First we have that popular three: Nancy Stone, the fastest 
driver in society; Ruth Nutter, the most typical of true femininity; and Anne 
Orent, the most sociable. 

Joseph: What have we about men? Ah! Mr. Ernest Muehlberger enter- 
tained his friends Allen Carlson, playboy, and Mr. Joseph Gallagher, at after- 
noon tea. 

Dorothy: A few of our former school friends are celebrating wedding 
anniversaries this month. For example, Mrs. Woodman, — 

Joseph: Let's have the maiden names, please. 

Dorothy: Mildred Adametz, Marion Ivatts, Leah Heikkinen, and Jack 
Bayer. 



74 YEAR BOOK 

Joseph: That reminds me. Barbara Keady and Emma Padduck are enjoy- 
ing life as nuns. 

Dorothy: Here's another article, Stella O'Kulovitch, tap dancer, is 
performing for charity at the Palace. And speaking of the Palace reminds 
me that Thomas Hynes is a publicity agent for the Guild Theatre in Norwood. 

Joseph: I really must go to see Mr. Edward Padduck one of these days. 
He is conducting a dancing school in Boston. His rival, Alfred DeFlaminis, 
recently won a cup for dancing. 

Dorothy: I know you won't be interested, but here are some facts about 
feminine school friends of ours: Anne O'Toole, head of the Red Cross, has 
just returned from Geneva; Jean Adamonis, Priscilla Badger, and Clare Har- 
rington are touring the country, lecturing on the value of education; Mary 
Dwane is exploring the wilds of Africa. A new record was almost established 
by Margaret Gilson, noted aviatrix, in her round-the-world flight. Another 
aviatrix is Beatrice Johnson, who has just flown to the South Sea Isles with 
her boy friend. 

Joseph: Now here is an article worth reading. Mr. Nicholas Mike enter- 
tained his friend John Zabrowski at luncheon at his home, the Chateau of Blois. 
Also present was Prince Phillip Anderson. 

Dorothy: That is all there is of importance on the society page. 

Next we have two whole pages on "Interesting People". First there is 
Lloyd Murray, who edits the puzzle page in a teachers' magazine, and still 
keeps the pedagogues puzzled. 

Joseph: That reminds me of another columnist — Leon Rasanen, who 
writes for a men's magazine. His article is "How to Be Charming". 

Dorothy: Several teachers and professors have developed from the 
class of 193 7. For instance, Mr. John Burns is now a teacher of languages, and 
Miss Anne Medvesky is a teacher of history — both in Norwood High School. 
Miss Edna Laffey teaches stenography at Burdett College, Miss Amelia Stankie- 
wicz teaches in grammar school, and Miss Geraldine Henry conducts kinder- 
garten classes. 

Joseph: Don't forget Mr. Charles Daly. He is now president of Morse 
Hill Prep. 

Dorothy: That ingenious mathematician, Mr. George Lee, said that if 
all the teachers were laid end to end across the Atlantic Ocean, 

Joseph: I've been thinking of that myself, but I've lost hope. How did 
you enjoy your vacation? 

Dorothy: I visited Massachusetts and found many of our old classmates 
there. When my car broke down, Roy Johnson came along and had it fixed 
in a jiffy. He still drives around in an old 1939 model. Did you know that 
we have six engineers from our class? Neimo Lammi is a civil engineer, 
Frederick Frueh is a radio engineer, Bernard Chubet and Joseph Burnham 
are engineers in a dye factory and cotton mill respectively, and Joseph Ros- 



CLASS OF 1937 75 

lauskas and John Kelley are engineers with the New York, New Haven and 
Hartford R. R. 

Joseph: I traveled through the central states during my vacation. Out in 
Missouri I met Bernard Cornelia, who is now a successful farmer. I stepped 
into a lunch room for a glass of milk and found that the proprietor was Robert 
O'Brien. He entertained his customers by reciting selections from Cicero and 
Virgil. Other successful business men are Bartley Curran and Max Lechter, 
who are now prosperous merchants. And that reminds me — where are the 
business women you prophesied would develop from our class? 

Dorothy. They're all over the country. Ann Kodis, for example, owns 
a "Dress Shoppe" in New England. The designer is Dorothy Tweddle and 
the mannikins are Louise Drummey, Helen Bowles, and Joan Kelley. Her 
chief competitors are Ruth Reynolds and Bronsie Rudvilovitch and there is 
Rita Monbouquette who works in a panic. 

Joseph: Let's finish these pages on "Interesting People". 

Dorothy: You asked for business women, and you'll get them. Next 
there are those inseparable two — Virginia Dauderis and Elsie Daniels, who 
work in the Municipal Building in Norwood. With them work Barbara Stonis 
and Grace Elisher. And you know the four girls who forgot their shyness and 
became traveling saleswomen: Mary Devine, Lucy Dowidauskas, Hazel 
Burton and Minnie Braverman. 

Joseph: I ought to know them! They sold me a carload of toys and 
were gone before I could say a word. Now I suppose I'll have to get married 
after all. 

Dorothy: You shouldn't worry. Marie Curran and Mary Margaret 
Flaherty are good nurses; and Ellen Jacobsen is a good maid. And you may 
be interested to know that Mary Russetti is an heiress. 

Joseph: You forget that we haven't finished this page on "Interesting 
People" yet. Let's see now; John Ruggiero is making use of the experience 
he gained while delivering papers. He's a milkman now. 

Dorothy: And here's a picture of Olive Boyd climbing an electric pole. 
She's a fine electrician. 

Joseph: So are William Cobb and William Harding; only they don't 
climb poles. Cobb lives in Walpole now. 

Dorothy: I saw Mary Lydon, who is looking for a job. She says that 
Ruth Boulis, Mary Ellen Flaherty, and Julia Notarangelo, have been hired 
by Bird & Son. 

Joseph: I hope Mary Lydon finds a position. I'm not so well-off myself 
since that vacation. I had to resort to the pawn shop at the corner. The pawn 
broker is Thomas Millin. I had to buy groceries from the town grocer, Henry 
Ussrvitcb, "on the cuff". 

Dorothy: Some more of the "Interesting People" are the air hostesses, 
Ann Lindfors and Dorothy O'Kane. The latter is very popular with the 



76 YEAR BOOK 



passengers, because she can calm the children by drawing pictures for them. 
And three telephone operators, Marie Clapp, Helen Sanborn, and Jennie 
Starta, make extra money by telling bed time stories over the telephone. 
Helen Treciokas, as a leisure time leader, has helped to make life more pleas- 
ant for most people in Massachusetts. 

Joseph: I was in Norwood just last week, so I'll write an article of my 
own on "Pleasing Personalities". A popular hostess in the great Norwood 
Hotel is Helen Costello, who has done much to make the first great hotel in 
the town a success. Another successful woman is Anna Radzwill, who used 
to be a companion to a millionaire's wife. 

Dorothy: Did you stop at Mae O'Leary's hot dog stand on the state 
highway? She makes the most delicious hot dogs I've ever tasted. 

Joseph: I once stopped there a little before midnight. I saw Ellen Torpey 
come in with a load of luggage. She was eloping. 

Dorothy: Einari just came in and he said that he saw Priscilla Atwood. 
She is a great eye specialist, you know. — Where are you going? 

Joseph: 111 have to have my eyes examined. They've been sore for 
a week. What do you think of this paper? 

Dorothy: It's the greatest issue we've put out yet. This will convince 
Mr. Hayden that our class is a success, after all. 

Joseph: I hope so. 

Joseph Pazniokas '37 
Dorothy McDermott '37 



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77 




A stranger at crossroads store — 
"Who's the close-mouthed fellow over 
in the corner? He hasn't spoken a 
word for the last 1 5 minutes." 

Village loafer — "He ain't close- 
mouthed. He's jest waitin' for the store- 
keeper to bring the spittoon back." 

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Mary — "Waldo is such a dear! He 
is going to teach me how to play cards, 
so that I'll know all about it after we're 
married !" 

Alice — "That's nice. What game is 
he going to teach you?" 

Mary — "I think he calls it solitaire." 

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Diner — "I cant eat this soup." 
Waiter — "Sorry sir, I'll call the 

manager." 

Diner — "Mr. Manager, I can't eat 

this soup." 

Manager — "I'll call the chef." 
Diner — "I can't eat this soup, Mr. 

Chef." 

Chef — "Neither can I." 

Diner — "What's the matter?" 

Chef — "Nothing. I haven't got a 

spoon." 

She — "You have a kind face." 



He— "Really?" 

She — "Yes, a funny kind." 

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Mr. V. — "Our George will be in the 
hospital a long time." 

Mrs. V. — "Why? Have you seen his 
doctor?" 

Mr. V. — "No, but I have seen his 
nurse." 

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Beta "Did Clara enjoy her date 

with Joe last night?" 

Alpha — "She was never so humili- 
ated in her life. When he started to eat 
his soup, five couples got up and began 
dancing." 

She — "If you try to kiss me I'll call 
mother." 

He — "What's the matter with your 
father?" 

She — "Oh, he isn't as deaf as mother 

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is. 

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Cop — "How did you knock this 
pedestrian down?" 

Motorist — "I didn't knock him 
down. I just pulled up to him, stopped 
my car, and waited to let him pass. 
He fainted!" 



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YEAR BOOK 



Hitch Hiker from the High School — 
"Hi mister! I'm going your way." 

Driver — "Splendid! I'll see you 
there." 

A man wrapped up in himself makes 
a very small package. 

2ft 9fr Sfi 

They were sitting in the moonlight 
in the swing alone. No word broke the 
stillness for half an hour, until — 

She — "Suppose you had money, 
what would you do?" 

He (drawing out chest in all the 
glory of young manhood) — "I'd 
travel." 

He felt her young, warm hand slide 
into his. When he looked up, she had 
gone. In his hand was a nickel! 

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Patient — "I understand fish is good 
for the brain. Can you recommend any- 
thing special?" 

Doctor — "Well, you might begin 
with a whale." 

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Nurse — "Whom are they operating 
on today?" 

Orderly — "A fellow who had a golf 



ball knocked down his throat at the 
links." 

Nurse — "And who is the man wait- 
ing so nervously in the hall? A relative? 

Orderly — "No, that's the golfer. 
He's waiting for his ball." 

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She — "How did you get all banged 
up ? 

He — "Skiing." 

She — "What happened?" 

He — "I couldn't decide which side 
of the tree to go around." 

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Teacher — If minnie in Indian means 
water, what does Minnesota mean?" 
Johnnie — "Soda water." 

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Absent-minded Prof. — "Waiter, 
twenty minutes ago I ordered a grilled 
steak. Have you forgotten it or have 
I eaten it?" 

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Doctor — "Is your insomnia improv- 
ing at all?" 

Patient — "Oh, yes." 

Doctor — "In what way?" 

Patient — "My foot goes to sleep 
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training not required for entrance. Leading colleges 
represented in attendance. Students from different states 

Burdett College 

156 STUART STREET, BOSTON 
Telephone HANcock 6300 



SIMON! BROS. 




FLORISTS 




For All Occasions 


Compliments of 


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E. O'TOOLE 


1 1 8 Neponset Street 




Norwood, Mass. 




Tel. Norwood 1424 





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Wilfred Training 

the practical course 
in Beauty Culture 



Sound, proven principles are correctly inter- 
preted and applied by our master-instructors 
in the individual instruction of our students. 
Spacious, modern classrooms are thoroughly 
equipped for fundamental and practical 
training in every phase of Beauty Culture. 
A personal visit will convince you that WIL- 
FRED is the ideal practical school of Beauty 
Culture 




Request Booklet E 7 

492 Boylston Street 
Boston, Mass. 

Kenmore 7286 



WILFRED ACADEMY 

of Hair and Beauty Culture 



EUGENE ENDICOTT 

Insurance 



PHONE NORWOOD 101 



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Congratulations to Class of 1937 



CENTRAL HARDWARE CO. 

Wallpaper — Paints — Kirchenware 

712 Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 




You will appreciate the greater 
Eye Comfort that our optometric 
care will bring you. If you haven't 
had your eyes examined during 
the past year, you probably need 
our precision eye service. Stop at 
our office and be sure. 



N. F. STEWART, D.O. 

679 Washington Street 
Telephone NORwood 1388 



GAY FARM 

Milk and Cream 



Try Our 

Fresh, Rich, Quality Milk from 

Our Own Herds of State and 

Federal Tested Cows 

Produced under sanitary 

conditions with up-to-date 

equipment 



95 PROSPECT STREET 
Tel. Norwood 1 168 



How Can You Justify Not 

"GOING ALL ELECTRIC"? 

COOK with Electricity 

HEAT with Electricity 

REFRIGERATE with Electricity 

De ROMA BROS., Inc. 

666 Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 



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Prestige and Your Future 

In Music Or Dramatics 

Throughout seventy years students have come from all parts of the civilized 
world to obtain musical training in Boston. As trained musicians they have 
gone forth to success as soloists, operatic stars, teachers, conductors and com- 
posers. Their accomplishments have built World-Wide Prestige for graduates of 

^Newtngland , 
Conservatory 



Director 
Wallace Goodrich 



OF MUSIC 



Dean of Faculty 
Frederick S. Converse 



Our students work in an environment which 
stimulates accomplishment. The instruction 
given combines those proportions of theory, 
practice and public experience found most 
helpful in 70 years of musical education. 



Advanced students are offered membership in 
the Conservatory Symphony Orchestra or 
soloist appearances. Dramatic students par- 
ticipate in a Full Season of Drama programs. 
All benefit from an excellent faculty and un- 
usual facilities. 



71st Year Begins September 16 

Students received for study of Single Subjects 
Recognized Diplomas and Collegiate Degrees Conferred 

If you possess talents worth developing for a profession or an avocation you should obtain the ad- 
vantages of the training at New England Conservatory of Music, acknowledged as a leader since 
1867, in preparation for such positions as: Soloist, Ensemble Player, Orchestra Member, Teacher, 
Opera Singer, Composer, Conductor, Actor, Dancer, Radio Performer or Announcer, Little Theatre 
Director, etc. Our training prepares you and our prestige aids you. Visit the school for a personal 
interview or write to the Secretary for a complete, illustrated Catalog. 

Fill out and mail us this coupon and receive Free Tickets to Recitals. 



I | Please put my name on your mailing list for Free 

Tickets to Conservatory concerts and recitals. 

I | Please send Catalog of Courses. 



Na 



Street and No 

Town or City 

I am interested in studying 

I will graduate from High School in 19. 



Send this Coupon or a letter 

to 

"The Secretary" 

New England 
Conservatory of Music 

Huntington Avenue 

Boston, Mass. 



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Eight Years 

Watchmaker for 

Smith Patterson Co. 



Five Years 

Watchmaker for 

Bigelow Kennard & Co., Inc. 



JAMES BOYD - Jeweler 

Expert Watch and Clock Repairing 
Jewelry Repaired • Beads Restrung 



Norwood Theatre Block 
121 Central Street Norwood, Mass. 





NORWOOD 


Compliments of 

DREYFUS & WHITE 


TAXI 


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PHONE 


Norwood 1 526 
Free Delivery 


400 

DAY and NIGHT SERVICE 


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Packard Limousines 

For Funerals, 

Weddings, 


629 Washington Street 


etc. 




^URRAN QANSONE 
V* CURTESY SERVICE 



AT GRADUATION TIME 

The exchange of photographs with classmates keeps school-day 
friendships for all times. 

Our special school styles, reasonable in price, will appeal to you. Visit our studio today. 



NORWOOD PHOTO STUDIO 



H. S. Stukas, Photographer 
681 Washington Street, Norwood 



Tel. Nor. 0242 



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DIAMONDS 



SILVERWARE 



NATIONAL JEWELERS 

692 Washington Street, Norwood 

Bulova — Elgin — Gruen — Hamilton 

Weekly Payments at No Extra Cost 



24 Broadway Phone Nor. 0137 

Heating Satisfaction Guaranteed 

with 

NEW ENGLAND COKE 

Order Now from 

THE BEAVER COAL AND OIL COMPANY 



for Economical Transportation 




Telephone NORwood 0440 

Chevrolet Sales 
and Service 



OLSON & LEPPER, Inc. 

519 Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 




Junction Routes 1A and 128, Dedham, Mass. 



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LUNCHEON and DINNER SPECIALS 
Ice Cream — Sandwiches 



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Tel. NORwood 0554 

KLEPS AUTO ELECTRIC SERVICE 

Batteries, Ignition, Carburerion 
Locksmifhing 

12 Guild Street Norwood, Mass. 



THE NORWOD DAIRY 

L. F. Bateman, Prop. 



CLEMENT A. RILEY 

CLASS OF '24 



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To the Graduating Class of 1937 



It is customary for the graduating class to be the recipient of 
advice from all angles. Unfortunately, it isn't given to most of us to 
appreciate the golden value of advice. We seem to learn only from 
the bitter lesson of experience, regretting in later years the folly of 
disregarded advice that may have prevented untold heart-ache. 

Be that as it may; here is our advice to those of you who may 
care to read it; to those who don't, well . . . the waste-basket can't 
be far away. Admittedly, it may have a trace of selfishness in it, for 
after all, we have an axe to grind. Forgetting that for the moment . . . 
a great philosopher once said that the essentials of life are: food, 
shelter and, clothing. Our advice is authentically concerned with the 
latter. 

To be successful, one must also look the part; perhaps we should 
say, dress the part. It is generally conceded by recognized authorities, 
that clothes not only "make the man" but they play an important part 
in this great "struggle for existence". The knowledge that you are 
correctly groomed creates a feeling of self confidence and assurance. 
It likewise creates a favorable impression ... let us say, a prospective 
employer ... or customer. 

The art of dressing is one that cannot be minimized; it requires 
the same amount of study that is necessary in the pursuance of the 
other arts. The danger of over-dressing . . . wrong ensembles . . . wrong 
color schemes present ever-present pitfalls. In Father's generation it 
was a ritual to keep the shoes shined and the hair combed; but in this 
era of a style conscious world, this is hardly enough. 

May we be allowed to add to our sincere congratulations the 
thought that we can help you materially in laying the ground-work for 
this important "art"? 

Sincerely yours, 

ORENT BROTHERS, Inc. 

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Norwood Hardware and Supply Co., Inc. 

Builder's Hardware • Plumbing Supplies 
Paints, Varnishes, Brushes 

685 Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 

Telephone NORwood 1436 





E. E. DROUIN 


Martin J. Foley 


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The Store of Quick Reliable 


Insurance 


Service on All Jewelry Work 


Real Estate 
Travel Agent 

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and 

Expert for American and 

Swiss Watches 


542 Washington Street 


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710 Washington Street 


NORWOOD 


Norwood, Mass. 



WE SELL AND RECOMMEND 

"NEW ENGLAND COKE" 



JOHN A. WHITTEMORE'S SONS, Inc. 



269 Lenox Street 



Norwood 0764 



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See and Drive the 
1937 FORD and LINCOLN ZEPHYR 

60 H.P. 85 H.P. Lincoln Zephyr V-12 

Utmost Economy Economical 16 to 18 Miles per gal. 

Good Performance Maximum Comfort, Economy 

Performance Styling 

Reconditioned >^»^^^&v REPAIRING 

used cars c ■ fjak?22*T*!m\ C LUBRICATION 

& trucks iaies ^mjufltt^ service maintenance 

See them— Drive them ^^^^^^ PARTS 

J. A. MORAN, Inc. 

86 BROADWAY Telephone 1480 NORWOOD 



Compliments 
of 

DEDHAM COMMUNITY THEATRE 



THE BOND SHOP 

683 Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 

Misses' and Women's Ready-to-Wear 
Lingerie, Hosiery, etc. 

CURTAINS LINENS GIFTS 



Compliments of 

NORWOOD FURNITURE CO. 



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Compliments of 



TOWN SQUARE HARDWARE 
AND SUPPLY CORP. 



599 Washington Street 
Norwood, Mass. 



High School Seniors 
have outgrown 

Miss Brownlee's Shop 

for Babies and Children 

but their younger brothers and 
sisters find it an excellent place 
to buy toys and clothing. 



10 Guild St. 



Nor. 0313 



Compliments 
of 

DR. LEWIS J. DANOVITCH 
D. M. D. 



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BIRD 

NEponsET 
PRODUCTS 




BIRD 

NeponseT 
PRODUCTS 




BIRD & SON, i 



nc. 



Manufacturers and Distributors of 

Asphalt Roofing and Siding Products 

Wall board 



Armored with Bakelite Rugs and Floor Coverings 

Fibre Shipping Cases and Shoe Cartons 

Flower Pots and Special Papers 



EAST WALPOLE, MASSACHUSETTS 



Trade Mark of Bakelite Corp. 



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Compliments of 

CLEAR WEAVE HOSIERY STORES, Inc. 

Largest Hosiery and Lingerie Chain 
in New England 



692A Washington Street 



Norwood 



alter H. Brown 

Sheet Metal Work 

Welding, Radiator Repairing 
Automobile Specialties 



Dents Removed from Auto 
Bodies and Fenders 



8 Vernon St., Norwood 

Telephone NORwood 0720 












Crosley Shelvadors 
100 % Waterproof Paints 

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TIRES 

AUTO SUPPLIES 

TUBES 

SPORTING GOODS 



655 Washington Street 
NORWOOD 



RUSSELL PHARMACY, Inc. 

609 Washington Street, Norwood, Mass. 

Registered Skilled Pharmacist 
Always in Attendance 

WILLIAM E. RUSSELL, Reg. Ph. G. 
DONALD J. SMITH, Reg. Ph. 



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W. E. MACE 

Choice Line of 
Groceries 



345 PROSPECT STREET 



NORWOOD 









Quick • 




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MORWOOQ 

1 ■ The Theatre Beautiful BP 


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Efficient • 


Vhere the N. H. S. Pupils Meet 


Economical • 
SERVICE 

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Presenting the Best 

DOUBLE FEATURE 
PICTURES 

SHOWN DIRECTLY AFTER THEIR 
BOSTON SHOWINGS 








MATINEES OC« CHILDREN 
Daily 2 P.M. £jC 10c 




NORWOOD GAS 








COMPANY 




W2E 8 ALL SEATS 40c 








Entire New Show Every ' 
THURSDAY and SUNDAY 











J. C. LANDRY'S 

Barber Shop 



635 WASHINGTON STREET 



NORWOOD 



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Talbot Block — Room 16 Cor. Washington and Guild Sts. 

Tel. Norwood 0062 

ONYX BEAUTY SALON 

All Branches of Beauty Culture 

Closed Wednesday afternoon except by appointment 

Visit Us at Our New Location in Which You Will 
Find a Complete Line of 

NORGE REFRIGERATORS 

Washers, Gas & Electric Ranges, Ironers, Oil Burners 

When you are in need of paint remember we carry a complete line of 
SHERWIN and WILLIAMS PAINTS and VARNISHES 

We are still the same old reliable Plumbing and Heating specialists 
THOMAS F. RILEY 47 Day Street 

STANLEY RADIO CO. 

The Store of Honest and Dependable Service 

Radio and Refrigeration Sales and Service 

Washing Machines — Amplifiers for All Occasions 

1044 Washington Street, Norwood, Mass. — Tel. Norwood 1498-W 
South Boston Branch: 450 West Broadway — Tel. South Boston 0558 



THE MODERN DAIRY 

THOMAS A. DONOVAN 

PASTEURIZED MILK AND CREAM 

In Our New Cream Top Bottle. Something More Than Just a Bottle 
of Milk. Write or Call for Demonstration 



Telephone 0084-W 



SAFEST TO USE" 



350 Lenox Street 



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AMBROSE PRESS 

INCORPORATED 

NORWOOD . . . BOSTON 

MASSACHUSETTS 

it 

16 BROADWAY 184 SUMMER ST. 
NORwood 1250 LIBerty 0035 






TWO NORWOO 


D I 


NSTITUTIONS 






Norwood Daily 
Messenger 

All the News the Day 
It Happens 

2 Cents the Copy 


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BUICK - PONTIAC 

Sales and Service 



Headquarters for Better Used Cars 
at Right Prices 



NORWOOD BUICK CO. 

10-16 Cottage Street 
Telephone Nor. 0181 






VERNE INN 


JACK'S TAXI 


1 2 Vernon Street, Norwood 


NORWOOD 

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Business Men's Lunch 
Club Sandwiches 




Sunday and Holiday Dinners 


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We Cater to Special Parties 


Agent for 


Private Dining Rooms 

Private Dance Hall 


Greyhound and New England 




Busses 






Open daily: 7:00 A. M. to 8:00 P. M. 



Compliments of 



THRIFT FURNITURE SHOP 



505 Washington Street 
NORWOOD 



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ESTABLISHED 1926 

THE GILLIS BUSINESS SCHOOL 

INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION 
COMPTOMETER (Felt & Tarrant Co. Norwood Branch) 
MIMEOGRAPH EDIPHONE SHORTHAND 

DICTATION TYPEWRITING BOOKKEEPING 

SPEEDWRITING 

The practical shorthand written with A, B, C&. 
Easy to learn to write and read 

DAY AND EVENING CLASSES 

30 Walpole Street Norwood 0844 




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Compliments of 


NORWOOD PHARMACY 


638 Washington Street, Norwood 


Tel. NORwood 1582 


Norwood Trust Co. 




NORWOOD, MASS. 


SMITH 


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FLOWER SHOP 


Banking Department 
Savings Department 
Safe Deposit Boxes 
Real Estate Department 
Foreign Department 
Xmas and Tax Clubs 


• 

The Flower Shop 
with 


• 


Original Ideas 


Member Federal Reserve System 
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. 





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"Put Your Feet in Regan's Hands" 



'RED CROSS" SHOES 

AAA to C 

Sizes up to 9 




AMERICA'S SMARTEST 
SHOE. 

Styled up to the Minute 



Girls' White Sport Oxfords $2.19 to $3.95 

REGAN'S SHOE CORNER 



637 Washington Street 



Norwood 0496-J 



FURLONG'S 







Cloverleaf Candies 




and Ice Cream 




complete line of 
graduation cards 


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and gifts at 


"Everything we sell you 




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can see us make" 




the alice shop 


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71 1 Washington street 
norwood 


NORWOOD THEATRE BLDG. 






Norwood 1 293 







Frank A. Morrill, Pres. 



Carroll P. Nead, Treas. 



FRANK A. MORRILL, Inc. 

GENERAL INSURANCE 

Bigelow Block, 698 Washington Street 
NORWOOD, MASS. 



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Shopping with us is surely not a 

bore 
Sonny, Sis and Mother say it's a 

pleasant chore 
The whole family knows our 

clerks are most polite 
And our tasty products are priced 

just right 

The Excel Bakery 

526 Washington Street 

(Near Railroad Ave.) 

"Where Baking Is an Art — 
Not Just a Business" 

Open Sundays 4 to 6:30 p. m. 



Good Luck to the 
Class of 1937 

Clark's Pharmacy 

The Prescription Store 

Conger Block, Norwood 
Tel. 1758 

Prescriptions Called for and Delivered 



FOR A BANNER YEAR IN SPORTS 



Norwood High School Athletic Assoc. 



JOIN 



Make This a One Hundred Per Cent Organization 



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Compliments of 

WINSLOW BROS. & SMITH CO. 

Sheepskin Tanners since 1776 
NORWOOD. MASSACHUSETTS 










THE 

PLIMPTON PRESS 

Composition ^ Electrotyping 
Presswork ▲ Binding 


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CURTAINS MADE TO ORDER 

Cottage Sets — Prisciila Style or Tailored 
Each Season We Shop for the Latest Curtain Fabrics 

Over 200 Styles and Patterns DRESS GOODS 

in our stock of ready-made Over 150 designs of "Suavette Crepe 

Curtains for your selection. in stock. This wash silk is nationally 

Made in Norwood 
Simplicity Patterns 



known and guaranteed fast colors. 
See Our White Silks for 
Your Graduation Dress 



NORWOOD FABRIC SHOP 



6 Guild Street 


Telephone 1729 


WE CATER 


Rosenberg's 


FOR 


SHOES 


ALL OCCASIONS 


FOR 




THE 


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FAMILY 


Ho! man — Caterer 


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CENTRAL STREET 
NORWOOD 


Rosenberg's 


Tel. Connection 


653 Washington Street 
NORWOOD 



GERTRUDE'S PASTRY SHOPPE 

Fancy Pastry Is Our Specialty 

610A Washington Street Norwood, Mass. 

Telephone NORwood 0948-M 



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L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY 

Attleboro, Massachusetts 



LEADING MANUFACTURERS OF 

Class Rings 
Commencement Announcements 

Diplomas 

Cups 

Medals 

Trophies 



Jeweler to the Senior Class of 
Norwood High School 



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