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LIBRARY 



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MASSACHUSETTS 

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Prof. John Phelan 

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Alton W. Adams, '23 

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Charles J. Feeney, '23 

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Herman R. Swenbeck, '23 Henry C. Foster, '23 

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Walter L. Cutler, '23 

ConttiiJUtotS 

Eunice M. Austin, '23 Udell T. Perry, '23 



Richard S. Case, '23 
Carl A. Carlson, '23 



Paul F. Swanson, '23 
Everett B. Woodward, '23 



and others 



SuSintSS St^anagct 

Harry B. Springer, '24 

©HSiitfSS assistant 

Paul F. Swanson, '23 



atib^tiSing aDcpattment 

George L. Rand, '23, Chairman Everett B. Woodward, '23 

Charles E. Smith, '23 Charles K. Jones, '24 

Ralph A. Merrifield, '23 Nelson E. Hillman, '24 



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In the arrangement of this year-book, the second 
of its kind, we have attempted to follow the excellent 
example set for us by the Shorthorn of 1921. It is 
our earnest hope that the next class will be able to 
do better than we have done, for by such means the 
traditions, customs and ideals of the older classes 
are perpetuated, added to and improved upon for the 
betterment of the new classes. The Two- Year 
Course is well established, but still in its infancy, and 
anything helping to lend it dignity cannot fail to 
make it more widely appreciated. 




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Our friend and advisor, whose 

cou7isel and material aid have 

in a large measure, made 

possible the publication of this 

edition of the Shorthorn, 

this volume is dedicated as 

a token of our gratefid 

and affectionate regard. 


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Jlisitorp of tlje l^Ujogear Coursie 

at 
Massachusetts Slgricultural College 

In May, 1917, both houses of the legislature of the Commonwealth passed 
a resolution known as Senate No. 374, relative to the establishment of the Two- 
Year Course in practical agriculture at the Massachusetts Agricultural College. 
The resolution is as follows: 

"Resolved, That in the opinion of the general court there should be estab- 
lished at the Massachusetts Agricultural College a two years' course in practical 
agriculture upon the completion of which certificates of graduation should be 
granted, that the course should be opened to all residents of the Commonwealth 
who have attained the age of seventeen years and who possess the educational 
qualifications necessary for adm.ission to any public high school of the Common- 
wealth." 

At a meeting of the trustees held soon afterward, it was voted to carry out 
in letter and in spirit the resolution of the Massachusetts Legislature. Accord- 
ingly, the first term of the Two-Year Course was offered in December, 1917. The 
first course of study was uniform for all students. The work of the first year 
consisted of six months' study at the college followed by six months of farm 
practice on selected farms in the state. The second year called for nine months 
of resident study. In 1921 the Two-Year Course was reorgainzed in order that 
greater opportunity be given for specialization. There are now seven major 
lines of work; animal husbandry, dairy manufactures, floriculture, horticulture, 
pomology, poultry and vegetable gardening. 

The organization of short courses in agricultural colleges is not a new de- 
parture in the service these institutions are rendering in the several states. 
Thirty-six of the forty-eight agricultural colleges offer one or two year short 
courses. Among these colleges are numbered some of the most powerful agricul- 
tural institutions. That the establishment of the Two-Year Course met a 
real demand is shown by the enrollment during the past few years. The number 
has varied and will vary from year to year. The attendance in the past has 
been from 275 to 325 students. There are now 285 graduates of this course. 

The Two-Year Course is so administered that it is a school in itself. Separate 
classes are maintained for the Two-Year students in order that the instruction 
may be adapted to the group and the fundamental principles of the course be 
maintained. In the employment of instructors it has been the policy of the 
institution to secure men of college grade who teach all classes and groups of 

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students in the institution. Though paid from short course funds they do not 
comprise a separate staff. The Two-Year Course is distinctly vocational in its 
nature. Its purpose is to train men to farm profitably and to live happily in 
Massachusetts rural communities. 

From the inception of the course, provision has been made for the athletic, 
social and recreational needs of the students. The first step was the engagement 
of a coach, "Em" Grayson, who has developed baseball, football, basketball and 
track activities. Three clubs, the Kolony Klub, the A. T. G. and the S. C. S. 
meet the social needs of the life of the student body. A beginning has been 
made in dramatics by the presentation of class plays and the organization of the 
dramatic club. 

The Two-Year Course has ceased to be an experiment, it is now an established 
organization. In the organization and development of the course much credit 
is due to the Two-Year student councils of this and previous years. In leader- 
ship, in development of morale, in good sense and judgment, this group of men 
have been always dependable. 

In conclusion may I take this opportunity of a formal expression of appre- 
ciation of the loyalty and cooperation of the class of 1923. They leave behind 
an enviable record of achievement. 




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FACULTY 





KENYON L. BUTTERFIELD, A.M., LL.D. 



0ilittt^ of (General abminisitration 

Kenyon L. Butterfield, a.m., LL.D., President of the College. 

Born 1868. B.Sc, Michigan Agricultural College, 1891. Assistant Secretary, Michigan 
Agricultural College, 1891-92. Editor of the "Michigan Grange Visitor", 1892-95. Editor 
Grange Department "Michigan Farmer" 1895-1903. Superintendent Michigan Farmer.?' Insti- 
tute.s, 1895-99. Field Agent, Michigan Agricultural College, 1896-99. Graduate Student, 
University of Michigan, 1900-02. A.M., University of Michigan, 1902. Instructor of Rural 
Sociology, University of Michigan, 1902-03. President of Rhode Island College of Agriculture 
and Mechanic Arts, 1903-1906. President of Mas.sachusetts Agricultural College since 1906. 
LL.D., Amherst College, 1910. Member U. S. Commission on Country Life, 1908-09. U. S. 
Agricultural Commission, 1913. Army Educational Commission, Y. M. C. A. Overseas, 1918-19. 
North American Hoard of Foreign Missions Commission for Investigatine conditions in China, 
1921-22. 



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Henry S. Green, A.B., LL.D. 
Librarian of the College 

Philip B. Hasbrouck, B. Sc. 
Registrar of the College 

Sidney B. Haskell, B. Sc. 

Director of the Experiinent Station 

Fred C. Kenney 

Treasurer of the College 

Edward M. Lewis, A.M. 
Dean of the College 

Charles E. Marshall, Ph.D. 

Director of the Graduate School 

Richard A. Mellen, B.Sc. 
Field Agent 

John Phelan, A.M. 

Director of Short Courses 

Ralph J. Watts, B.Sc. 

Secretary of the College 

John D. Willard, B.A. 

Director of the Extension Service 

Margaret Hamlin, B.A. 

Agricultural Counsellor for Women 

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Mount Pleasant 



31 Fearing Street 



2 Mount Pleasant 



Mount Pleasant 



19 Lincoln Avenue 



44 Sunset Avenue 



81 Pleasant Street 



3 Mount Pleasant 



101 Butterfield Terrace 



31 Lincoln Avenue 



12 North East Street 



Jfacultj> 

^gtonomp Department 

Charles A. Michels, M.Sc, Assistant Professor of Agronomy. 

Born 1884. B.Sc, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1909. M.Sc, University of Wis- 
consin, 1912. Graduate Assistant, Vniversity of Wisconsin, 1909-1912. Professor of Agriculture 
and Biology and Head of the Department, State Normal and Industrial School, South Dakota, 
1912-1916. Director of Extension Service, South Dakota, 1916. Director of Extension Service, 
Montana, 1917-1918. Assistant Cooperative Agent, North Dakota, 1920. Assistant Professor 
of Agronomy, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

Mahshall O. Lanpheak, B.Sc, Instructor in Agronomy. 

Born 1894. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1918. Instructor in Agriculture, 
Mount Hermon, 1919. Instructor in Agronomy, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

Charles H. Thayer, Instructor in Agronomy. 

Born 1884. Assistant in the Short Courses, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1916-1918. 
Instructor in Agronomy, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. 

Guy a. Thelin, B.Sc, Instructor in Agronomy. 

Born 189.5. B.Sc, South Dakota Agricultural College, 1920. Instructor in Agronomy, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 



3nimal l^uslianDrp Department 

Victor A. Rice, B.Sc, Agr., Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry. 

Born 1890. B.Sc, North Carolina State College, 1917. Farm Manager, 1910-1912. Swine 
Specialist for State of Massachusetts, 1916-1919. Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. 

Guy V. Glatfelter, M.Sc, Instructor in Animal Husbandry. 

Born 189.3. B.Sc, Pennsylvania State College, 1919. M.Sc, Iowa State College, 1920. 
Instructor in Animal Husbandry, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

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Weston C. Thayer, B.Sc, Instructor in Animal Husbandry. 

Born 1897. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. Instructor in Animal Hus- 
bandry, Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Dairp Depiartment 

Henry F. Judkins, B.Sc, Professor of Dairying and Acting Head of the Department. 

Born 1890. B.Sc, New Hampshire State College, 1911. Instructor in Dairying, New 
Hampshire State College, 1911-1912. Assistant State Gypsy Moth Agent, New Hampshire, 
1912. Instructor in Dairying, Connecticut Agricultural College, 1913-1916. Associate Professor 
of Dairying, Connecticut Agricultural College, 1916-191S. Associate Professor of Dairying, Iowa 
State College, 1918. Associate Professor of Dairying, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 
1919-1920. Professor of Dairying, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 

T. George Yaxis, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Dairying. 

Born 1899. B.Sc, New Hampshire State College, 1914. M.Sc, Cornell University, 1917, 
Inspector of Butter, U. S. N., 1917. Instructor of Animal Husbandry, University of Kentucky. 
1917-1918. Junior Professor in charge of Dairying, Georgia State College, 1918-1919. Assistant 
Professor of Dairying, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 

Harlow L. Pendleton, B.Sc, Instructor in Dairying. 

Born 1891, B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1915. Instructor in Dairying, Ma.ssa- 
ehusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 

Richard W. Smith, Jr., B.Sc, Instructor in Dairying. 

Born 1898. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. Instructor in Dairj'ing, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

poultrp IDusfianDrp Department 

John C. Graham, B.Sc, Agr., Professor of Poultry Husbandry and Head of the 
Department. 

Born 1868. Milwaukee State Normal College, 1894. Student at Chicago University, 
summers of 1894-1898. Teaching in Institute Work in Wisconsin, 1894-1907. B.Sc, Agr., 
Universitj' of Wisconsin, 1911. Associate Professor of Poultry Husbandry, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, 1911-1914. Member of the American Association of Investigators and In- 
structors in Poultry Husbandry. Professor of Poultry Husbandry, Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, since 1914. Organizer and Conductor of the Agricultural Department of the Red Cross 
for the Training of Blinded Soldiers, 1919-1920. 

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Luther Banta, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry. 

Born 1893. B.Sc, Cornell University, 1915. In charge of the Department of Poultry 
Husbandry, New York State School of Agriculture, Alfred University, 1915-1918. Instructor 
in Poultry Husbandry, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1918-1920. Assistant Professor of 
Poultry Husbandry, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 

William C. Sanctuary, B.Sc, Instructor in Poultry Husbandry. 

Born 1888. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1912. Morrisville, New York State 
School of Agriculture, 1912-1918. U. S. A., 1918. Instructor in Poultry Husbandry, Massachu- 
setts Agricultural College, 1921. 

Lewis W. Taylor, B.Sc, Instructor in Poultry Husbandry. 

Born 1900. B.Sc, University of Wisconsin, 1922, Massachusetts Agricultural College', 1922. 

IBeekeeping Department 

Morton H. Cassidy, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Entomology, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, 1922. 

Born 1897. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. Instructor in Science, New 
Britain, Conn., 1921-22. 

Jfarm Q^anagemcnt Department 

Max F. Abell, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Farm Management. 

Born 1888. B.Sc, Cornell University, 1914. Graduate Assistant, Ohio State University, 
1914-1915. Graduate Assistant, Cornell University, 1915-1917. Instructor in Farm Manage- 
ment, Connecticut Agricultural College, 1917-1918. Assistant Professor in Farm Management, 
Connecticut Agricultural College, 1918-1919. Assistant Professor in Farm Management, Mass- 
achusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 

Kural (Bmimtvins Department 

Christian L Gunness, B.Sc, Professor of Rural Engineering and Head of the 
Department. 

Born 1882. B.Sc, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1907. Instructor in Mechanical 
Engineering, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1907-1912. Superintendent of School of 
Tractioneering, La Porte, Ind., 1912-1914. Professor of Rural Engineering, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College since 1914. 

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James L. Steahan, M.Sc, Assistant Professor of Rural Engineering. 

Born 1889. B.Sc, Cornell University, 1912. M.Sc, Cornell University, 1913. Instructor 
in Rural Engineering, Cornell University, 1912-1917. Assistant Professor of Rural Engineering, 
Cornell University, 1917-1919. Assistant Professor of Rural Engineering, Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College, 1920. 

John B. Newlon, Instructor in Forge Work. 

Born 1884. Instructor in Forge Work, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. Special 
course at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1921. 

George F. Pushee, Instructor of Rural Engineering. 

Born 1887. I. C. S., 1906. Teachers' Training Class, Springfield, 1914-1915. Assistant 
Foreman and Millwright, Mt. Tom Sulfide Pulp Mill, 1915-1916. Instructor Rural Engineering, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1916. 



jForestrp Department 

Laurence R. Grose, A.B., Head of the Department and Professor in Forestry. 

Born 1883. A. B., Brown University, 1907. A. M., Columbia University, 1909. M. F., 
Harvard, 1916, Instructor in English, Brown University, 1909-13. Instructor in Forestry, 
Harvard College, 1916-17. Instructor in Forestry, Bates College, 1917-20. Professor in Forestry, 
Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1920. 



Pomologp Department 

Fred C. Sears, M.Sc, Head of Department and Professor of Pomology. - 

Born 1866. B.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 1892. Assistant Horticulturalist at Kansas 
Experiment Station, 1892-97. M.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 1898. Professor of Horti- 
culture, Utah Agricultural College, 1897. Director of Nova Scotia School of Horticulture, Wolf- 
ville. Nova Scotia, 1898-1904. Professor of Horticulture, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, 
Truro, Nova Scotia, 1905-07. Professor of Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1907. 

Brooks D. Drain, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Pomology. 

Born 1891. B.Sc, Ohio State University, 1917. Orchard Manager, summer of 1917. Taught 
at Ohio State University, 1917-18. Artillery Branch, Officers' Training Camp, 1918. Assistant 
Professor of Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. 

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WiLLAHD K. French, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Pomology. 

Born 1897. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. Assistant Professor in Pomo- 
logj', Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921-23. 

Charles H. Gould, B.Sc, Instructor in Pomology. 

Born 1893. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1916. Assistant County Agent, 
Hampshire County Bureau, 1917-19. Instructor in Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, 1920-23. 

Ralph A. Van Meter, B.Sc, Professor of Pomology. 

Born 1893. B.Sc, Ohio State University, 1917. Extension Sjiccialist in Pomology, Mass- 
achusetts Agricultural College, 1917. Professor of Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 
1923. 

t^egetable (SarDciiing Department 

Roy. D. Harris, B.Sc, Instructor in Market Gardening. 

Born 1894. B.Sc, Middlebury College, 1917. Graduate Student, Massachusetts Agri- 
cultural College, 1919-20. 

Grant B. Snyder, B.Sc, Instructor in Vegetable Gardening. 

Born 1898. B.Sc, Ontario Agricultural College, 1922. Massachusetts Agricultural College, 
1922. 

Clark L. Thayer, B.Sc, Head of Department and Professor of Floriculture. 

Born 1890. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1913. Graduate work in Flori- 
culture and Plant Breeding, Cornell University, 1913-14. Instructor in FloricuUiu'e, Cornell 
University, 1914-19. Instructor in Floriculture, Ma.ssachusetts Agricultural College, Spring 
Term, 1917. Associate Professor of Floriculture, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919-20. 
Professor of Floriculture and Head of the Department of Floriculture, Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, 1920. 

jTloriculture Department 

Richard T. Muller, M.Sc, Assistant Professor of Floriculture. 

Born 1893. B.Sc, Cornell University, 191G. Instructor in Horticulture, University of 
Maine, 1916-18. A.ssistant Professor of Horticulture, University of Maine, 1918. In charge of 
Horticulture, Hampton In.stitute, 1918. M.Sc, University of Maine, 1921. Assistant Professor 
of Floriculture, Ma.ssachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

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Samuel C. Hdbbaed, Foreman of Greenhouses and Instructor in Floriculture. 

Born 1890. Section and Nursery Foreman and Research Assistant at Cornell University, 
1915. Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

©ortiniltural Department 

Roland W. Rogers, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Horticulture. 

Born 1894. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1917. Assistant Professor of Hor- 
ticulture, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1921. 

Charles H. Thompson, M.Sc, Assistant Professor of Horticulture. 

Born 1870. B.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 1893. M.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 
1S9S. Field Agent, U. S. D. A., Division of Botany, 1893. Instructor in Botany, Washington 
University, St. Louis, Mo., 1895-99. Forestry Service, U. S. Department of the Interior, 1900. 
Graduate Student, Leland Stanford, Jr., University of California, 1902-04. In charge of the 
Department of Succulent Plants and Botanical Assistant, Missouri Botanical Garden, 1904-15. 
Collaborator, U. S. D. A., studjdng succulent plants of arid regions of America and Mexico, 
1909-1911. Assistant Professor of Horticulture, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1915. 

^horticultural Manufactures Department 

Walter W. Chenoweth, A.B., M.Sc, Agr., Head of the Department and Professor 
of Horticultural Manufactures. 

Born 1872. A.B., Valparaiso University, 1902. Assistant in Botany, Valparaiso University, 
1902-03. Head of the Department of Science, Chillicothe Normal School, Missouri, 1903-10. 
Secretary of the Missouri State Board of Horticulture, 1912. M.Sc , University of Missouri, 
1912. Instructor in Pomologj', Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1912. Associate Professor 
of Pomology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1915-18. Professor in Horticultural Manu- 
factures, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1918. 

William F. Robertson, B.Sc, Instructor in Horticultural Manufactures. 

Born 1897. B.Sc, M.A.C., 1920. Instructor in Horticultural Manufactures, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, 1921. 

^tjbletic Department 

Emory E. Grayson, B.Sc, Instructor in Physical Education. 

Born 1894. B.Sc, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1917. Instructor in Physical Educa- 
tion, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1919. Athletic Director of Two- Year Course, 1918. 

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Agricultural OBconomics Department 

John J. Maginnis, B.Sc, Instructor in Agricultural Economics. 

Born 1895. B.Sc, M.A.C. 1920. Instructor in Agricultural Economics, Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, 1920. 

Qpicroliiologp Department 

Maey E. M. Garvey, B.Sc, Instructor in Microbiology. 

Born 1896. B.Sc, M.A.C, 1919. Temporary Instructor at Massachusetts Agricultural 
College, 1921. 

Charles E. Marshall, Ph.D., Director of the Graduate • School, Professor of 
Microbiology and Head of Department. 

Born 1866. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1895. Assistant Bacteriologist, University of 
Michigan, 1893-96. Bacteriologist, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, 1896-02. Jor- 
gensens' Laboratory, Copenhagen, 1898. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1902. Professor of 
Bacteriology and Hygiene, Michigan Agricultural College, 1902-12. Pasteur Institute, Paris, 
and Ostertag's Laboratory, Berlin, 1902. Koch's Laboratory, Berlin, 1912. Scientific and Vice- 
Director, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, 1908-12. Director of the Graduate School 
and Professor of Microbiology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1912. 



^i)ort Course Department 

Paul W. Viets, Super-visor of Placement Training. 

Born 1894. Special Course, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Director of Mechanic 
Arts, Lancaster, Mass., 1915-16. Industrial Superintendent Grenfel Association, Labrador, 
1917. U. S. A., 1917-20. Student Advisor, Federal Board Staff, Massachusetts Agricultural 
CoUege, 1920. Supervisor of Farm Placement Training, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 
1921. 

John Phelan, A.M., Professor of Rural Sociology, Head of the Department of 
Rural Sociology, Director of Short Courses. 

Born 1879. Graduate of Western State Normal School, Kalamazoo, Michigan. A.B., and 
A.M., University of Michigan. Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Michigan, 
1909-10. Acting Director, Rural School Department, Western State Normal School, 1910-11. 
Director, Rural School Department, State Normal School, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 1912-15. 
Professor of Rural Sociology, Massachusetts Agricultural College, since 1915. Director of Short 
Courses, Massachusetts Agricultural College, since 1917. 

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^eterinarp Science Department 

John B. Lentz, A.B., V.M.D., Assistant Research Professor of Veterinary Science. 

Born 1887. A.B., Franklin and Marshall College, 1908. V.M.D., University of Pennsyl- 
vania, 1914. Massachusetts Experiment Station Staff, 1916. Assistant Research Professor 
of Veterinary Science, Massachusetts Agricultural College. 

Norman Pyle, V.M.D., Assistant Research Professor of Avian Pathology. 

Born 1897. V.M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1917. 2nd Lieutenant Veterinarian 
Corps, U. S. A., 1917-19. Biological Manufacturer, Practice of Veterinary Medicine and Phar- 
macy, 1919-22. Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1922. 

Margaret Hamlin, A.B., Agricultural Counsellor for Women. 

A.B., Smith College, 1904. Studied at Massachusetts Agricultural College one year. Agri- 
cultural Counsellor for Women, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1918 — . 

Mary Bartley, Instructor in Home Economics. 

Born 1889. Instructor in Home Economics, Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1922. 




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Senior geat 

John S. Armstrong President 

Everett B. Woodward y ice-President 

Paul F. Swanson Treasurer 

Beatrice Kleyla Secretary 



William F. Mulhern 
Fred W. Marshall 
John S. Armstrong 



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Vice-President 

Treasurer 



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John S. Armstrong 
Everett B. Woodward 
Paul F. Swanson . 
Beatrice Kleyla . 



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Vice-President 

Treasurer 

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CLASS OFFICERS, 1923 



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(EJCciitibE CDinmitto 

Harold E. Westervelt, Chairman 
Frbdonna Leitch Milton C. Allen 

Harold E. Westervelt, Chairman 
Fredonna Leitch A. R. Baker 



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l^i^toxv of ^Ije Class; of 1923 

When the prospective graduates of the class of '23, the fourth Two- Year 
class, first congregated on this campus, we found a well-established organization 
waiting to receive us. Our numbers were one hundred and fifty-five, five being 
of the fairer sex. 

Following the opening Assembly we were gathered in well-remembered 
Room "F", French Hall, where the Student Council members from the Senior 
class explained the purpose and workings of their organization and helped us to 
elect temporary officers. These were William F. Mulhern, President; Frederick 
W. Marshall, Vice-President; Beatrice B. Kleyla, Secretary; and John S. Arm- 
strong, Treasurer. Harold N. Bacon was elected chairman of the constitutional 
committee, and immediately began to draw up our covenant of government. 
Representatives to the Council for the first term were: Rivet, Merrifield, Scribner 
and McCarthy. 

Various college activities soon absorbed our interest. Football drew a large 
number, and several hard fought games were played. 

About the middle of the first term permanent class officers were chosen to 
serve for one year. These were : John S. Armstrong, President; Everett B. Wood- 
ward, Vice-President; Beatrice B. Kleyla, Secretary; and Paul F. Swanson 
Treasurer. 

The winter term saw the height of the social season. Several dances were 
held in the Memorial Hall, and all voted them a success. An attempt was made 
to form a hockey team, but lack of ice and equipment proved to be insuperable 
obstacles. A few found diversion and an outlet for success energy on the basket- 
ball team, which had a long and formidable schedule. . 

Late in March we scattered to our farm placement jobs and heard very little 
from one another until fall, when the joyful return occurred. 

With football, classes, dances and good times generally where old friendships 
were renewed and new ones formed, the fall passed swiftly and happily. The new 
class entered into the spirit of things enthusiastically, and their wiUing co-opera- 
tion with us made possible a very pleasant interchange of dances. 

In November class elections were again due, but the class refused to consider 
new faces in office, re-electing the entire executive group of the first year. 

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The winter term passed rapidly, altho the heavy snow-fall kept us close to 
the campus, and almost before we knew it the Junior class had departed for their 
farm training. In this class we feel sure we have a worthy successor and a group 
that will carry on and improve the customs and ideals of the course. 

How time has flown this spring! Baseball, dramatics, commencement 
plans, etc., have consumed the time of many. A highly successful baseball 
season was enjoyed. Out of eleven games played the team won seven, Deerfield 
alone getting away with better than an even break. 

The dramatic club was constantly busy with rehearsals, the success of which 
is well attested by the favorable reception of the play "Caste" at the commence- 
ment exercises. 

The commencement exercises were well attended by parents, relatives and 
friends, all of whom seemed to enjoy the campus and the activities. 

Ninety-eight of us received our certificates, and are now ready, supposedly, 
to take the world by its horns and wrest a living from it. We cannot fail to have 
benefitted from the instruction and training received here, and it is to be |hoped 
that we will not forget the institution nor one another, and that, as the years 
go by, we may occasionally return to renew the memories of these happy days. 







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3Iton males aDams 

"Jinks" 
Brattleboro, Vt. 1Q8 Pleasant Street 

1901; Animal Husbandry; Student Council (1, 2); 
Vice President (2); Social Committee (1, 2); Football 
(1,2); Shorthorn Staff; Athletic Board; Dramatic Club; 
President of A. T. G. 

"Come one, come all' Ihig rock shall fly 
From lis firm base as soon as I." 

Manj' and varied have been the activities of this 
sterling youth in his two years here. He first rose to 
prominence on the football field, but soon appeared in 
about every activity on the campus. "Jinks" has 
a great weakness — <leer hunting, — both kinds. He 
can be found most any evening at one of the local 
ballrooms and when it was open season on the other 
variety, he cleared out for the wilds of his home state 
bringing back a handsome buck as a samjile of his 
prowess. However, he has found sufficient time to 
acquire considerable knowledge and shruld make a 
very capable chambermaid to the milk jifoducing 
bovines. 

Jfranb^mitlj ai&ee 

"Fr.\nk" 
Lee 15 Hallock Street 

1902; Animal Husbandry. 

"Speech is siluer, but silence is golden." 

At the time of falling leaves and sweet cider in the 
year 1921, Frank's smiUng countenance was first seen 
around the poultry plant. Being an Animal Hu.sbandry 
major he decided the second year to keep away from 
the chickens, because he didn't want to make the cows 
jealous. Ask Frank about his find, during his farm 
placement training. He will reply, she is quite the 
berries. He has already secured a job in the same 
locality. We are sure Frank will make good although 
many of us envy him for his drag with the Profs, here 
at the college. 

Qgilton ClifforD alien 

"Milt" 
North Dartmouth Stockbridge Hall 

1902; Vegetable Gardening; K. K.; Commencement 
Committee; Class Executive Committee. (2). 
"/ am not in the roll of common men." 

We'll bet the little home town steps aroimd and opens 
its sleepy eyes when "old man Allen's son" arrives 
for a spell. "Al" is happiest when telling the Prof, 
about the bumper hay crops they raise down that way. 
The dark complexioned youth is very ambitious and 
as a side-line is getting in some very good experience 
which should prove of use later. When "Al" settles 
down the fortunate woman of his choice will bo siu'- 
prised at his ability to wield a broom. "Milt" sjicnt 
his placement training on the Cape and is now well 
vei'sed in growing asparagus. As yet he hasn't decid- 
ed wliether to go liack there and raise vegetables or to 
stait a canning factory at home. 

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OBarle CHfforD amGrogc 



132 Pleasant Street 



"Slim" 
Amherst 

1890; Poultry. 
"Bui unto you I shall allow the easiest room in hell." 
This dark lanky gentleman can tell you which way 
Main Street runs (if there is one) in almost every towTi 
from Texas to Quebec, and from Verdun to Butte, 
Montana. Veriljf, he hath travelled far! The fates 
finally decreed that he pause here at M. A. C. long 
enough to absorb sufficient instruction in poultry and 
general farming as will enable him to support the wife 
he has recently taken unto himself. His quick in- 
tellect and studious habits have carried him high (if 
not actually to the top) in the standings of the class. 
The ranks of the Massachusetts poultry breeders are 
about to receive one of the best prospects that ever 
left this campus. 

3fo{)n ©f)eparD Armstrong 

"Army" 
JEast Sandwich 23 East Pleasant Street 

1898; Pomology; Class Treasurer (temporary) CI); 
Class President (1, 2); Student Council (1, 2); Vice 
President (1); Base ball (2); Editor in Chief Shorthorn; 
Class Historian. 

"But, in his duty prompt at every call, he 
watched and loepl, he prayed and fell for all." 

We always thought that "Army" was a man without 
a vice until this spring. Nobody had even seen him 
or heard of him smoking, swearing, drinking, or out 
with wild women, but, in spite of that, he has a terrible 
vice. Ever since the sweet vernal grass began to head 
out "Arm}'" is never seen without a succulent stalk 
of it protruding from his hps. Alas! No man is per- 
fect! Besides being our class president for two years, 
John was the "old reUable" with the willow this spring. 
He has trusted the Pomology Department to impart 
sufficient information to enable him to make a living 
raising fruit in New England. \Vherever he goes he 
should be successful, judging by his accomplishments 
here. 

OBunice ^atic Austin 

"Niece" 
Fall River Abigail Adams House 

1898; Floriculture; S. C. S. (1, 2); Treasurer (2); 
Vice President Dramatic Club (2); Social Committee 
(1, 2); Commencement Show (2); Floriculture Club (2). 
"You'd scarce expect one of my age 
to speak in public on the stage." 

Here is the songbird from England, who has given 
us many happy evenings with her music. She is 
another of the nature lovers, the out-of-door enthu- 
siasts, and she has been a hearty supporter of the hikes 
and the bacon-bats. She is a good horsewoman, and 
can ride anything, even to a bicycle. Her latest task 
is to teach the Co-eds the difficult process of balancing 
upon this tricky vehicle and avoiding the stones and 
trees. She has cheered many a hungry soul with a 
cup of afternoon tea and if you are particularly needy 
she sometimes adds a slice of bread and marmalade. 
As a member of the Social Committee she has worked 
hard to make a success of the various aftairs given by 
the class. 

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"Ayrshire" 
AVelfare Island, N. Y. 73 Pleasant Street 

1900; Dairj'; K.K.; Chairman of Constitutional 

Committee (1). 

"May Dame Fortune ever smile on you; but 
never her daughter — Miss Fortune." 

We could write indefinitely on this young man's 
good points and his career at M. A. C. He wiU have 
to agree with us that he has definitely decided on one 
step which was not included in the Two- Year curri- 
culum. We have been reminded time and again that 
married folks make the best farmers, and Bake has 
seen the light and is about to take the leap. He likes 
Ayrshires, and has shown in his work that he has 
assimilated the knowledge handed out to him; viz., 
"We like to see the wedge-shape and straight lines 
from hooks to pins." In fact, he may teach on grad- 
uating, and can use the above as a basis for this work. 

maltzt ^Ihttt IBangs 

"Walt" 
Somerville 10 McClellan Street 

1894; Poultry. Secretary of Athletic Board; Football 
(1, 2), Captain (2); Baseball (1, 2), Captain (2). 
"A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays 
and confident tomorrows." 

"Walt" is listed as a Poultry major but a large part 
of his time, energy and pep has gone into athletics. 
His experience and ability in both football and baseball 
will be severely missed. As captain of both teams 
he has set a high example in grit and sportsmanlike 
tactics. In football he earned the sobriquet of "Ribb- 
sie" by playing through two seasons with several 
fractured ribs. As shortstop on the baseball team his 
steadying influence has been a big factor in the success 
of the team. It comes as somewhat of a surprise to 
learn that he intends to give up athletics and settle 
down to raise prize winning White Plymouth Rocks. 

OBDtuatD 3[osepf) IBamicle 

"Baenby" 
Waltham 17 Kellogg Avenue 

1902; Pomology; Football (2); Basketball (1, 2); 
Captain (2) ; Baseball (2) ; Social Committee (2) ; A.T.G. 
"In fact, I should distinctly warn ingenuous 
youth to avoid imitating my example." 

Good things still come in small packages. "Barney's" 
cherry grin and happy-go-lucky ways have made him 
popular with everybody, (women in particular). He 
is one of the very few to play on the three different 
teams here. It is truly fortunate that he is able to 
\\(ii-k off surplus steam in atliletics; terrible things 
miglit happen otherwise. When long, lanky Henry 
was twirling, diminutive "Barney" covered first and 
did a good job. His chatter on the coaching lines 
was the life of the game in many cases. If he puts 
the same pep into farming, how things will boom! 

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3tjerp i^erticrt IBartett 

Brattleboro, Vt. 108 Pleasant Street 

1904; Animal Husbandry. A. T. G. 

"She raves, and faints and dies, tis true; 
but rares, and faints, and dies for you." 

In the fall of 1921, Brattleboro, a southern Vermont 
town, delivered to us one of its carefully moulded 
products. This town is especially noted for its Insane 
Asylum and Deaf and Dumb School. So my dear 
reader look at the picture and then judge for yourself. 
As a rule Avery is a very busy lad ; eats, sleeps, attends 
his fuss and dancing courses and assists the noted Greek 
to shake a mean soda. Here is a Httle secret about 
Avery. Do you know the day he had this picture 
taken, he spent $1 .50 for grub ? Some one asked him 
why he did it, and he replied, "I didn't want to look 
hungry in the picture." He goes about not saying 
very much, but we know he thinks a great deal. We 
are sure Avery v\'ill succeed and to him we wish the best 
of luck. 



15 Hallock Street 



COarren ^merman IBeefeman 

"Deacon" 
Clover HiU, N. J. 

1891; Animal Husbandry. 

"Your soul is measuring itself hy itself, 
and saying its oum sayi7igs." 

"Deacon" is a product of that well-known school 
for boys, Mt. Hermon. He is a sober and quiet lad 
with a secret romance which was not discovered until 
we found out that he had accepted a position that 
demanded a married man. "Beek" is a strong ad- 
vocate of M. A. C. and claims that with a few good 
Holsteins like Gladys it would be equal to Mt. Hermon. 
His hobby is singing in the choir where he trills a mean 
bass. This should come in handy when milking 
recalcitrant bovines. 



Kofiert ^rsene TBcIep 



"Bob" 



15 Hallock Street 



NewtonviUe 

1893; Pomology. 

"He knew what's what and that's as high 
as metaphysic wit can fly." 

He eats them up alive and you can't feed them fast 
enough to him. What? When? Where? Bob, the apple 
storage supporter of the cold storage house. Pomolog}' 
and apple eating are "Bobs" favorite studies and he 
intends to work where he can have all the apples he 
can eat. That rakish, scooting, gas-cart of his will 
be severely missed around the campus but many will 
long cherish the memory of an occasional restful (?) 
flight in it. 



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3|oJ)n QPeluell IBenson 

"Bennie" 
Mt. Desert, Me. 44 Pleasant Street 

1881; Horticulture; Dramatics (1, 2); General 
Manager (2); Executive Committee (2). 

"The fever to accomplish some great work, 
thai ivill nol let us sleep." 

Among "Bennie's" other good qualities is his appre- 
ciation of M. A. C. as demonstrated by his three 
years on the campus. Although listed as a Hort. 
major, dramatics is his real line. He starred in last 
year's commencement show and bids fair to repeat 
this year. In spite of his activities outside the class 
room he has managed to absorb a vast amoimt of 
agricultural knowledge. We don't just know what 
"Bennie's" plans are but anyone with his horticultural 
ability should have Uttle difficulty in climbing the 
ladder to success. At any rate he will make the 
natives of that tight little isle sit up and take. notice. 



moger Clarence IBIake 

"Rog" 
East Bridgewater 73 Pleasant Street 

1903; Animal Husbandry; K. K. 

"A certain boyishricss. in his sudden moods 
and whimsical impulses, he never escaped." 

Roger Blake, alias "Lone Wolf, for whom the wilds 
of Crow Hill and South Amherst have no terrors. 
His specialty is deer hunting. We used to see "Rog" 
around the Kolony Klub, but during the winter term 
he mysteriously disappeared. Some say that he has 
since been seen by the woodpile, but they failed to 
say whether or no any wood was sawed. 



j]3otman JFrancis 151 igf) 



29 East Pleasant Street 



West Willmington, Conn. 
1902; Poultry; A. T. G. 

"Bashjuhiess is'an ornament to youth." 

Owing to his conveniently short last name this pink- 
cheeked young chap has never suffered the odium of a 
nickname. He might well have been spoken of as 
the late Mr. Bligh, for reasons obvious to his instructors. 
It is rumored that one morning last October, Norman 
appeared at the first class on time. Investigation 
showed that it was due to the fact that stanrlard time 
had been resumed and he had forgotten to set his watch 
back. We understand that Norman enjoyorl immensely 
the recent trip of the jjoultry ela.ss. One Connecticut 
town in particular had something attractive in it. at 
least, it was in it until Norman had been there a short 
time. 



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^araj) OBIijatietf) IBootl) 



Abis;ail Adams House 



Springfield 

1802; Horticulture 

"The Lady of the Knapsack." 

Here is another nature-lover. She knows the birds 
and the flowers, the trees and the butterflies. They 
have been her life-long friends as have been her violin 
and paint Vjru.shes. Her loiowledge is not confined 
to this country, for she has travelled far in foreign 
lands. Miss Booth's many talents make her full of 
interest and enlightenment to all those who come to 
know her. 



l^erftert (lEIlstoortf) IBroton 



Pine Street 



"Brownie" 
Holden 

1896; Vegetable Gardening. 

"A very studious genlleman." 

Holden has certainly lost a valuable man, bu.t it is 
only for a short time, because when "Brownie" com- 
pletes his agricultural education he is going to put it 
to work growing spinach, cucumbers, and such like, 
for the Worcester market. This lad is truly industrious 
for when he isn't working the Vegetable Gardening 
Department for a club he is minding the baby for friend 
wife. "Brownie" bought a bicycle a short time ago 
and no one can determine whether it is to save his 
shoes or to outshine Bicycle Barnes in stunt riding. 
It must be the latter for recently he did a flying somer- 
sault into the ditch near the apiary, considerately 
leaving his metal mount safely on the bridge. "Bro\\^l- 
ie's" quiet, direct and ambitious manner is certain to 
win him success in his chosen line of work. 



jFteDcrick Olilliam ISurringtou 



15 Hallock Street 



"Ted" 
Heath 

1902; Pomology; K. K. 

"/ go, I go, look how I go! 

Swifter than arrow from Tartar's how." 

Still water runs deep, but his thoughts can't be 
expressed in words sometimes. "Ted" is the genius 
who cheated the Boston and Maine out of several 
train fares by purchasing a twenty-eight spoke motor- 
cycle. When running O. K. it also gets him to first 
hour classes on time. "Ted" spends his summers 
tickhng soil. 



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Carl Albert Carlson 

"Cahl" 
Beverly 3 McClellan Street 

1903; Floriculture; Dramatics (1); Aggie Revue (1); 
Orchestra (1). 

"Mufil I work? Oh, what a waste of time." 

Carl's ambition is to become a florist. He has 
displayed talent in other lines, however, as was shown 
by his effective directorship of the orchestra in the 
Aggie Revue of 1921. We never heard of any rope 
factory in Beverly, but Carl always seems to be plenti- 
fully supplied with manila, the fragrant odor of which 
can be detected further than his diminutive figure 
can be seen. However, this habit is creative of pro- 
found thought and thought makes for success so Carl's 
future is assured. 



aifiert JFraiuis Caron 

"Al" 
Orleans, Vt. 73 Pleasant Street 

1898; Pomology; K. K.; Dramatic Club (2) 

"Trust not too much to appearances." 

Down from the wilds of Vermont, "Al" came, a 
chubby little child, to learn how to grow fruit success- 
fully, that he may carry this information back to 
Orleans where there is nine months of winter every 
year. "Al" has no equal as a jazz artist, and last 
ijut not least "Al's" record at Mrs. Smith's School 
stands alone. He sure is a busy man when darkness 
approaches. 

BicftarD ^cofielD Case 

"Dick" 
Winchester 73 Pleasant Street 

1900; Animal Husbandry; Student Council (1); 
Animal Husbandry Club (1); President K. K. (2); 
Class Gift Committee (2); Shorthorn Staff (2); Class 
Prophet. 

"A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a .smoke." 

Those who do not know this man would think they 
were meeting Napoleon if it were raining. Yes, 
a cigar, officers boots, oilskin coat with hat rim up, 
goes to make the original Dick Case. He is a great 
promoter of the Jersey and takes great delight in 
advertising the Sibley herd. For sports Dick is out for 
two things, namely baseball and women. Yes, he is 
a strong supporter of Draper Hall and we think he is 
going to make a "home run." He is popular with us 
too, and to his credit be it said that he has a ruddy 
smile that won't come off, and a fund of dry humor that 
even the rainy season cannot dampen. Of amiable dis- 
position and fine qualities Dick makes a wonderful 
friend, and we're glad the campus has a lure. 



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Kop IBeDfotD CI)isf)olm 



27 Fearing Street 



"Chiz" 
Dorchester 

1895; Poultry; A. T. G. 

"One vast substantial smile." 

Smiling Roy has graduated from the "Henry" 
class and now sports a "Chev." As a consequence 
he is much in demand when there is something on in 
Hamp. or neighboripg towns. "Chiz" is one of the 
quiet sort but is always there with his support for any 
legitipiate class activity. He alarmed all who saw 
him one day last fall by appearing on the campus clad 
in a scarlet cap and armed with a ferocious looking 
pop-gun, with which he fired on innocent passers-by 
from behind trees. All was well, however, it seems 
that he was merely demonstrating his worthiness to 
become a member of one of our clubs. 



Jljenrp 3farus Coj 



17 Kellogg Avenue 



"Coxie" 
Melrose Highlands 
1901; Pomology. 

"And a little child shall lead them." 

And the world moves on while we gaze with profound 
admiration at the specimen presented to our view. 
Before we draw any conclusions let us be broad minded 
and .judge the creature from all angles. His interests 
are scholastic in the extreme and he is apparently 
trying to absorb every bit of knowledge before leaving 
his classmates. 



^IfteD 3rti)er CcanDall 



73 Pleasant Street 



"Al" 
Montpelier, Vt. 

1901; Animal Husbandry, K. K. 

"My only books loere tvomen's books. 
And folly's all they've taught me." 

"Al" CrandaU, the man with the biggest appetite 
in ten states, (ask Mrs. WiUiams), hails from that 
Green Mountain State that is so famous for its winter 
sports. "Al" is very adept at skiing and also throws 
a mean snowball when giving vent to his terrible temper 
after one of Amherst's numerous cats has crossed his 
path. 



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aoaltet jLeon Cutlet 

"Cut" 
Springfield, Vt. 73 Pleasant Street 

1902; Pomology; K. K.; Basketball (1, 2); Baseball 
(2); Football (2); Class track (1); President Dramatic 
Club (2), 

"I will lake some Savage looman, she shall 
rear imj dusky race." 

Like all of Vermont's sons "Cut" is slow in speech. 
He must have received his previous education at night 
school judging by his difficulty in keeping awake in 
class. Perhaps he will wake' up some day and set the 
world a-fire. "Walt" is one of the few to play in all 
three sports and is happiest when in action. As presi- 
dent of the dramatic club he has worked hard to make 
that organization a success. When "Cut" finishes 
he plans to return to his native .state to help put it on 
the map as an apple growing section. 



Lowell 8 Kellogg Avenue 

1890; Pomology. 

"Laugh and Ihe world laughs iirilh you." 

Little is known about "Hud's" previous education. 
For a tirst rate account of the mlmner in which pro- 
hibition came about see "Daw." Although one 
would hardly suspect him of being an "A number 
one" yarn spinner, he is quite guilty in that league. 



artftut SSIilliam Dcjr^pse 

"De" 
North Amherst 
1898; Poultry. 

"For lie's a jolly good fellow." 

Arthur William believes in saving shoe leather so 
he goes from class to class in a "Henry." It came in 
handy on the recent poultry trip. We understand it 
was the most select car in the group with a daily fight 
for positions. No trouble was experienced from traffic 
co|)s. "De" is out for a farm of his own where ho can 
l)Ut into practice his theories on breeding and rearing 
record breaking biddies. 



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alien Williams OBDminster 

"Eddy" 
Brooklyn, N. Y. Mt. Pleasant 

1901 ; Floriculture; Two Year Orchestra (1) ; Dramatic 
Club (2); Floriculture Club (1, 2); 

"/ loant to he an angel and never do a thing 
but play upon a golden harp and sing and sing." 

"Eddy" has the reputation of being the worst "grind" 
in the class. His bulging briei^ case and scholarly 
horn rimmed spectacles probably were the foundation 
for the above "rep." "Eddy" has a leaning toward 
teaching various agricultural subjects to the youth of 
our land and he has the conscientious attitude so 
necessary to success in this hne. It would not surprise 
us at all to hear of him some day as Professor Edminster, 

Head of the Department of Floriculture in 

University. 

milliam 3Iames OBUiott, 3It. 

"Jim" 
Brookline 15 Hallock Street 

1895; Animal Husbandry; Baseball (2); Student 
Council (2). 

"All men are born free and. equal, but most of them marry." 

A long one for Brookline! The town that produced 
the biggest crab that is taking Animal Husbandry. 
Without throwing any bouquets we must say he is a 
loyal, hard worker in anything he tackles from the 
course in Animal Husbandry up to a modern flapper 
out in his new ford. Jim has been well hked by the 
bunch and has done his bit in baseball. If you will 
just put up with his constant crabbing (which don't 
mean a thing) you will find in him the type of friend 
that we all strive to gain. We prophesy for him, — 
success to gain and fame to win. 

CfteoDorc OJalDo OBmersou 

"Ted" 
Chelmsford Farm Bungalow 

Ifini; Animal Husbandry; A. T. G.; Student Council 
(2). 

"They sin who tell us love can die." 

This curly haired apology for a white man fulfills 
every requirement for the missing link in Darwin's 
"Evolution of Mankind." When you see a pair of 
long legs and a cloud of smoke going up the steps of 
Stockbridge, three at a time, you will Icnow it is "Ted" 
Emerson arriving from the bungalow after catching up 
the lost sleep that was caused by the cows down at the 
dairy barn. He started in college his freshman year 
planning to lead a wild career, but like some of our 
other good men, farm placement training put the 
brake on. However, he has stepped out once or twice 
this year, but you musn't breathe a word to a soul 
because he is striving desperately to keep it dark. 

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jFrcDcrick DonalD JFaitman 

"Don" 
Amherst, Mass. 

1903; Animal Husbandry; A. T. G.; Dramatic Club 

(2). 

"Two-fifths of him genius and three-fifths sheer fudge." 

Here we have a man with a Wesley Barrie profile. 
It certainly is too bad that the movies missed this 
charming child, with such pretty hair and freckled 
face. At any rate he is making up the lost time on 
the stage and has taken part in our commencement 
play. In classes "Rachet" always has a question to 
ask the Prof. In this way we and the Profs, both 
have become very famiUar with him. He is equally 
at home working on the farm or revelling in society. 
He's sound in body and in mind, with high ambitions, 
for the realization of which he is striving mightily. 
We wish him a happy and worthy career. 



Cljarles 31osepl) JFeenep 



"Charlie" 



North Amherst 



W. Roxbury 

1896; Horticulture. 

"/ am addressing, I imagine, an audience 
of educated persons." 

CharUe came to us to learn how to make the beauties 
(if nature more beautiful. Some community is due to 
Ih! blessed with a promising landscape engineer, but 
the local politicians had better look to their laurels 
or crowns or whatever it is that local "pols" affect as 
a symbol of their sovereignty. CharUe wags a mean 
and persuasive tongue in casual arguments and woe 
to the luckless opponent whose armor proves vulner- 
able. Charles J. won the recent class election for 
greatest bluffer. He has repeatedly demonstrated 
his ability to argue whether he had the facts or not. 



l^enrp Cope JFostet 

■ "Fos" 
(^entcrville, R. I. 20 Lessey Street 

1S9.5; Animal Husbandry; Student Council (1); 
K. K. 

"The world knows nothing of its greatest men." 

This determined son of the soil has made a name 
For himself in both the class room and on the stage 
\\\\\\c here in college. Henry never had a close shave 
in his studies or elsewhere. With the exception of 
1 1 is face he has had a clean record while among us, 
and for this reason we think he is bound to succeed 
and wish him luck. In "Fos" Rhode Island has a son 
to be proud of. 



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!|)ermon ^Billiam (Salbraitf) 



Gal" 
South Hadley 

1901; Animal Husbandry; A. T. 



G. 



15 Hallock Street 



"Just an ordinary easy-going cuss, but 
like the ordinary run of men, no better or no wiiss." 

"Gal" joined us the first part of January after being 
out of college for a year. We all admire him for re- 
turning to fight it out. He is a good natured fellow, 
nothing ever moves him to superhuman exertions. 
In fact, even women seem to have no great affect. He 
is a strong believer of the saying — "The farmers are 
the strength of the nation." We all can easily picture 
"Gal" with his httle herd. For the present we will 
think of cattle and let the future take care of itseU'. 
Surely "Gal" is really capable of great things. Be- 
sides he is a good scout and we are eager to wish him 
happiness and prosperity in all his undertakings. 



^SJallace jTreDerick (Barrett 



"Gahry" 
K. 



101 Pleasant Street 



Readville 

1905; Poultry; K. 

"Arise and shake the dust from off thy feel." 

This slender south-paw flung for the K. K. in their 
recent memorable twilight battles with the A. T. G. 
His stuff was supreme when he had control which wasn't 
often. "Garry" came here from the Norfolk County 
Agricultural School where he made his initial bow to 
the soil. He seems altogether too refined and delicate 
to become a farmer but perhaps it will wear off. There 
was a rumor around to the effect that "Garry" was 
about to join the cavalry, as he had been seen coming 
from the cavalry barns on several occasion.?, but a 
mule kicked him one night and now it is all off. 



DonalD Dean (^tapson 



Hatfield, Mass. 



"Don" 
South Milford 

1901; Animal Husbandry; A. T. G. 

"Hurry is the resource of the faithless." 

Better late than never, but usually never. Donald 
is known wherever he goes for his slow talk and lagging 
gait. He is a marvel at drawing comic sketches of 
the boys, when his mind and thoughts should be 
elsewhere. "Don" is a wonder for alibis, to which we 
all can testify. We predict great things if this lad can 
finally overcome that procrastinating irajjulse and 
settle down to real work. 



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(SDtuarD l^enrp i^astingg 



73 Pleasant Street 



"Ted" 
Worcester 

1902; Horticulture; K. K. 

"7 am a pari of all I possess." 

"Ted" suffers from sleeping sickness — during class, 
but when he works he works hard and is a good student. 
He is a shark at identifying evergreens. His easy good 
nature makes him popular everywhere, especially 
among the co-eds. We don't know whether "Ted" 
plans to be a golf coui'se architect or a highway sur- 
veyor but are sure that he will design attractive links 
or build solid roads. He does things that way. May 
success be his. 



milliam ^ooDp iljanjcp 

"Harve" 
Waltham 

1902; Pomology; A. T. G. 



3 McClellan Street 



"Eat, drink and be merry." 

This quiet conscientious man from Waltham who 
can do about anything from judging cattle to telling 
a professor how to make a graft,, may be often seen 
holding a group of fellows spellbound with one of his 
famous stories. His future work is to be with fruit 
trees, an occupation he enjoys very much, with one 
exception. He objects very strongly to pruning a 
tree when some one above his head is scrajjing bark. 



3|oi)an ElicftarD l^auglanD 



'Dick" 



3 McClellan Street 



Maiden 

1894; Horticulture. 

"Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears." 

"Drck" is a conscientious and persistent student. 
His pet diversion is the study of human nature. He 
c:laims that landscape gardening is his chosen work, 
but in our judgment we are inclined to think that he 
missed his calling. He should be a lawyer or a diplo- 
mat, or whatever it is they call those people that 
argue for a living. He is always well posted on world 
(and local) affairs and w illing to show the other fellow 
where he is wrong. If the landscapes can stand his 
"line" his succe.ss as an artist in lawns and shrubs is 
assured. 



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Petct ©atotJ)orne 



'Pete" 



1 Shumway Street 



Amherst 

1895; Poultry. 

"The price of learning is much earnest study." 

"Pete", is a quiet chap but has been known to un- 
burden his mind at some of the sessions of the "radi- 
cals" in the Social Union room. His arguments 
generally show the result of considerable earnest 
thought. All things growing interest "Pete." Most 
of his work here has been with poultry, but it is well 
known that bees exercise not a little attraction for him 
too. Although "Pete" seldom appears to be bubbling 
over with optimism and high spirits, we would hardly 
place him in the pessimist class. In whatever line of 
work he elects to follow, success is to be expected of 
him. 



Lester 15urton il^apluarD 



'Les 



West Street 



Amherst, Mass. 

1902; Pomology; A. T. G. 

"Not, much talk, a great sweet silence." 

Lester came to "Aggie" with a fair idea of what he 
was up against as he had lived in Amherst all his life. 
He is seldom seen around during the week ends, but 
he has never forgotten to come back with a big smile 
and a light heart on Monday morning. As a loyal 
and conscientious supporter of class activities "Les" 
has no superior, but the toot of the five-ten car will 
generally suffice to draw him away from the most 
absorbing affair and speed him toward the waiting 
bossies and biddies. 



31ames 31cisepf) i^a^arD 



IS Spring Street 



"HA7." 

Providence, R. I. 
1897; Horticulture. 

"A small man but bright imthall." 

"Haz" is one of the quiet sort but the clink of pennies 
will draw him quicker than the north pole draws the 
needle of a compass. His luck is generally poor, 
though. His first thoughts are always for his major 
study to which he was drawn by his love of nature. 
With such an interest in his chosen work he can hardly 
fail to make a success; certainly he carries the good 
wishes of all hig classmates. 



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^attin 31o$epJ) ^ealep 

Providence, R. I. 18 Spring Street 

1889; Poultry. 

"Fale tnade me what I am." 

Not much is heard from this gentleman from "httle 
Rhodie" outside of the class, room. That he is inter- 
ested in poultry is putting it mildly but is true never- 
theless. We understand that he has his farm all 
picked out and will soon be going full blast. We wish 
him all success. 



Carl TBIanep l^enrp 

"Hen" 

45 Pleasant Street 
Football (1,2); Baseball (2); A. 



Westboro 

1902; Pomology. 
T. G. 

"Maidens like moths are ever caught by his glare." 

This husky son of Westboro is one of the generals 
of twenty-three. "Hen" answered Coach Grayson's 
first call "for football candidates ai)d immediately took 
the position at half back where he made himself famous 
during his career at "Aggie." As a pitcher, he reminds 
us of Walter Johnson, and was responsible for several 
of our victories. When not pitching he covered first 
base. "Hen's" romance lies wholly in the southwest 
corner of Westboro. Strange to say "Hen" expects 
to start his life work in the wilds of Vermont. 



ClpDc CltuooD l^ersome 



"Luke" 



LoweU 



Baker Place 



1901; Animal Husbandry; A. T. G.; Baseball (2). 

"For thy sake tobacco, I'd do anything but die." 

"Luke", the boy that never cracked a book, comes 
from the city of looms and is headed for the state of old 
Virginia where it's aged in the wood. On Saturday 
night while in college Clyde could be found at Miss 
Biirry's going strong. But this is not his only ac- 
complishment, for any one that took An. Hus. S-5 will 
tell you that our friend "Luke" is a startling horseman. 
As substitute catcher on the ball team he worked 
conscientiously and long, leaving an impression with 
his team mates not soon to be forgotten. 



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jFreD august i^csse 

Hasbrouck Heights, N. J. 20 Lessey Street 

1899; Pomology. 

"He seems so near and yet so far." 

Fred is one of the few "New Joiseyites" that we have 
with us, but we would never take him for one of those 
famous Jersey Skeeters, for he is as unlike them in 
his nature as an Eskimo compared with a Zulu warrior. 
We have never been able to get much out of the lad 
in the way of conversation, but we all know him well 
and have been glad to have him with us as a friend and 
a classmate. Here is hoping to hear about him after 
he gets back to New Jersey and that he will show 
them how it's done at M. A. C. 



Louis august i^esse 



20 Lessey Street 



"Lou" 

Hasbrouck Heights, N. J. 
1894; Poultry. 

"The race by vigor is won." 

Between them the brothers Hesse have cornered 
just about all the available agricultural knowledge 
on the campus. They should make a great team. 
"Lou" is a serious chap, much given to thought, which 
doubtless accounts for his good record here. On 
several occasions he has played an important part 
in Two Year musical circles. His last appearance 
with his trusty fiddle and bow was in the Dramatic 
Club Orchestra at the commencement show. Perhaps 
the nicest thing we can say about him is that we wish 
he belonged to Massachusetts instead of New Jersey. 



amp Harriet l^ull 



Abigail Adams House 



Agawam 

1902; Special; S. C. S. 

"Tis good in every case you know, 
to have tioo strings unto your how." 

Sweet and short — ^but how deep the still waters run! 
This quiet little miss has given us some of the biggest 
surprises of the year. The only mistake Amy made is 
that her time here has been so short — we all feel we 
would Uke to have known her far longer than one short 
year. She is a lover of the great out-of-doors, and her 
knowledge therein seems to be boundless. Short 
though her time among us, she has made better use of 
it than many of the co-eds. All happiness in the 
world is our sincere wish for Amy. 



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J^aroID mttmct 3|oi)n$on 

Meli'ose Highlands 15 Fearing Street 

1886; Poultry. 

"A7ui what is all the noise." 

When this gentleman unbends and lets his dignity 
sli]) a httle a keen wit and an agreeable personality 
are disclosed, but this glimpse is permitted only at rare 
intervals to any and to some not at all. His tacitur- 
nity has rather unjustly earned for him the election as 
perpetual grouch. It is true that, at times, he does 
seem at odds with all the world, but these who voted 
to give him the title could have approached him at 
the right moment. He knows hens, and intends to 
make their breeding, rearing, etc., his life work. 



OBDtoarD IBernarD l^cHep 

"Ed" 
South Hadley FaUs 42 McCleUan Street 

1893; Floriculture; A. T. C; Baseball (2); Social 
Committee (2). 

"Men of few u'ords are the best, men." 

"Ed's" quiet unobtrusive ways kept him from be- 
coming very generally known during his first year, but 
he could not remain a man of mystery forever and during 
this last year he has come into justly due popularity. 
"Kel's" twirling has baffled and beaten opposing batters 
and besides his accomplishments on the mound he has 
led the team in hitting. When not in the box he has 
effectively patrolled the center garden. For cheery 
good nature and steadfast loyalty of purpose we re- 
commend "Ed' above all others. May his success 
be equally high. 



"Schof" 
Blackstone • 17 Kellogg Avenue 

1903; Animal Husbandry; A. T. 0.; Dramatic Club 

A typical grind and student, a hard and consistent 
worker at all times is this man Kelly. Speaking of 
cattle, the Ayrshire is the only one in the rimning 
according to 'Kell !" For recreation he delights in 
stealing away to the distant place called Bclchertown. 
We won't say any more in regard to this as we think 
he could tell you more than we could. Bo that as it 
may, if "Kell" gets after a task it is seldom that a guy 
can derail him. 



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Saugus 37 Cottage Street 

1897; Floriculture; Dramatic Club Treasurer (2); 
Dramatics (2); Floriculture Club (2). 

"Above the pitch out of tune, mid off the hinges." 

."Ken" is an enthusiastic lover of orchids and came 
to Aggie to learn more about them. His dream is 
to have a house full under his own guidance and skill- 
full care. Dramatics is his pet diversion and in the 
prom show he exhibited h's ability on the stage. As 
Samuel Gerridge in "Caste" "Ken" will be remembered 
for years to come. He also served faithfully and 
efficiently as treasurer of the Dramatic Club. If 
enthusiasm counts for anything "Ken" will be a 
decided success in life. He is a friend worth having. 



mmxzn mtoin mtmn 



40 Amity Street 



"Kitch" 
Winthrop 

1899; Pomology. 

"He's gentle and not fearful." 

Another man who formerly came down from the 
wilds of Vermont. A big, wide grin, that shows thirty- 
six perfect teeth, a pair of large bone-rimmed spectacles, 
a wealth of black silky hair; but wait, readers, what 
this man doesn't know about Pomology isn't worth 
knowing. "Kitch" really believes that apples can be 
grown on our creeping ivy vines. 



ISeatrice TBarbata H^lcpla 

"Bee" 
South Deerfield Abigail Adams House 

1904; Poultry; President S. C, S. (2); Class Secretary 
(1, 2); Dramatic Club Secretary (2); Commencement 
Committee (2); Women's Student Council (2). 

"She'd rather talk vjith a man than with an angel any day." 

This "Bee" wandered here from South Deerfield, 
and she is still buzzing. Rain or shine, "Bee" always 
has a g reefing for every one walking this broad campus. 
Bees and Bats don't usually work together, but this 
one has been on many a bat, and made it lively for the 
rest of us. Beatrice has been an active member and 
a hard worker in class affairs. Her cheerfulness 
and willingness to help have made her most popular 
everywhere. In all her ambitions for the future we 
wish her hearty success. 



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3fof)n 3Ie3EanDer ffiiruk 

"Johnie" 
South Deerfield 73 Pleasant Street 

1896; Animal Husbandry; K. K. 

"Johnie" left us before graduation, though we see 
him occasionally in the "Henry." We understand 
he has an "onion" plantation in the valley and had to 
get his crop in early, hence his departure. "Johnie" 
has been going at things in a business-hke manner 
and spent much time in the Farm Management De- 
partment planning how to grow two onions where 
only one grew before. He has always been for "Aggie" 
and always eager to learn. We wish him success with 
his onions. 



3foJ)n LconarD Hiuppcrs 



20 Lessey Street 



"John" 
Worcester 

1901; Horticulture. 

"Often seen and not heard." 

This young man came to M. A. C. fresh from the 
farm. Fate, however, landed him in the horticidture 
group and he has ardently pursued his studies along 
that hne. Amherst must have been particularly 
attractive to John for he chose to spend his placement 
training here on the campus. His cheerful and ac- 
commodating disposition won him many friends all 
of whom wish him the highest degree of success. 



JRop Koosctielt Legate 

"Le" 
Petersham 31 East Pleasant Street 

1901; Animal Husbandry. 

"Tis better (o move than he moved." 

Without doubt Mr. Legare will have to change his 
name to Simon Legree when he gets out on the farm 
he is to manage in the future. We all expect that his 
employees will step around right livelier than he does 
now, when he gets to wielding one of the big sticks 
which abound in the town from whence he hails. We 
would have a chance to get away with the above re- 
marks were it not for Roy's uncontrollable habit of 
bhishing on every occasion, thereby giving the He to 
what has been said. Even if his training here is not 
sufficient to bring him success, his amiable disposition 
will do the trick. 



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Cfiestet 31ames Legro 

"Chet" 
Lynn 27 Fearing Street 

1901; Pomology. 

"Thou art small but strive still to be a man." 

From away down by the sea in Lynn, where the 
little play cho,o-choos meander along, "Chet" was 
presented to us. Since the great arrival most of his 
time has been spent in making himself solid with some 
fair maiden at Smith whom he could bring to the 
"Aggie" informals. Chester is one of the loyal sup- 
porters of '23. 



jFreDonna Leitc!) 



Amherst, Mass. 

1899; Horticulture; S. 
(1, 2); Dramatic Club 



C. S.; Executive Committee 
(2, ); Musical Director (2). 



"A loyal spirit fills that little frame." 

She's an artistic lady and horticulture was not just 
in her line. This is why she made it her avocation. 
Her vocation is whistling and playing the cornet, 
drawing pretty pictures and numerous other activities 
besides. We wish that she might have lived in the 
dormitory, for she's a cheerful soul. She has main- 
tained a constant interest in class affairs holding a 
position on the executive committee both years. As 
director and cornetist of the Dramatic Club orchestra 
her musical talent was displayed to advantage. 



OBUetett Slosepf) Lemoult 



75 Pleasant Street 



"Red" 
New York City, N. Y. 

1903; Horticulture. 

Slim, silent, smooth and shining, describes this de- 
bonair lad as well as anything. We never have seen 
Everett when his shining thatch was not slicked neatly 
into place, nor do we recall seeing him in other than 
faultlessly pressed trousers and well shined shoes. 
Shaking the light fantastic exerts a great puU on "Le" 
and Odd Fellows Hall knows him well. He always 
finds time enough to do sufficient studying to keep his 
marks on the safe side. If "Slim Red's" line was equal 
to his appearance he would have no difficulty in getting 
by on the vaudeville stage. At that, perhaps it is, 
who knows? 



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OBraDfotti mtittltt Lutfjer 



"L-dt" 



18 Spring Street 



Fairhaven 

1903; Pomology 

"Behold the Child of Nature's Law." 

We often wonder why "Lut" came to Aggie to study 
the fundamentals of Pomology. As the speaker of 
the house, "Lut" would make a good showing. The 
pompadour is Bradford's pride and joy, and represents 
the art of the Amherst plumbers. No blushing maid 
ever had anything on him for modesty and "Lut" is 
our most perfect exhibit of minding our own business. 



jFreDeticfe C^illiam ^arsfjall 

"Feed" 
Altona, N. Y. 9 High Street 

1891; Dairying 

"Oi deres von of de boiys!" exclaimed Abie upon 
seeing our Fred at a convention of ice cream makers. 
Although he resembles a son of Abraham in more 
ways than one, far be it from us to say he is that. When 
so inclined he studies; otherwise he gives the profs an 
extemporaneous "line," fluency being one of his strong 
points. We expect soon to hear of the enormous profits 
he will derive from that farm in Randolph. 



3|amc0 JFtancis Qiattimoce 



"Jim" 



Amherst Tavern 



Worcester 

1891; Dairying. 

"It is less painful to learn in youth, 
than to be ignorant in old age." 

Be pleased to meet, gentle reader, a representative 
of the "second city" of New England. But all kidding 
aside we have the greatest respect for one who can 
keep clear of all the various forms of amusement en- 
joyed by his colleagues in the dairy class and still be 
a good scout. Being old in experience, his words 
carry weight in an argument. He can discourse as 
well on the surpassing beauties of many Venus de 
Milos as on the quality and composition of ice cream. 
"Matt" is a hard, conscientious worker with the pro- 
verbial Yankee eye for the main chatice and we guaran- 
tee he will know what to do with that chance when it 
appears on the horizon. 



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mniis IJjenrp 8©ai$on 



"Max" 



Amherst 

1901; Poultry. 



28 Northampton Road 



"Oh, what may man within him, hide 
Though angel on the outer side." 

Max saves shoe leather by liberal use of a Henry. 
Incidentally it is the shiniest of its species on the 
campus. He came to us from the Davis School of 
Agriculture in St. Helena, California. When he has 
absorbed all the poultry available here, he intends to 
return to the .sunny state to show the Petaluma people 
how to raise chickens. We back the Bay State methods 
over all comers and Max should come thru with flying 
colors. 



0@attf)eU) S^caratf) 

"Mac" 
Dedham Overlook Farm 

1902; Dairying; Baseball (2). 

"Tall Oakesfroni Little Acro7is grow." 

"Mac" is one of our late comers and was an unknown 
ouantity until the baseball season opened. Then he 
displayed his wares and we feel very proud to have him 
in our midst. Thru his perpetual crabbing on the field 
he has been dubbed "Johnny Evers" by his team mates 
but since his playing is equal to his crabbing we will 
forgive him for that. His chief regret in Ufe is that he 
didn't go to work for "Liz" sooner so that he might 
have had the opportunity to marry a farm. Cheer up, 
"Mac", all farms aren't married yet. 



3|o|)n petcp ^clBiinstcp 



"Mac" 
Husbandry ; 



94 Pleasant Street 
Dramatic Club (2); 



Southbridge 

1901 ; Animal 
Track (2). 

"Why should the devil have all the good times?" 

The large metropolis of Southbridge has sent to us 
its most smiling flower of manhood. Yes, "Mac" is 
also one of these guys that are always talking about 
getting out of the finals the wrong way, but he is real 
serious if he gets below 85 in anything at the show- 
down. "Mac" has started in experimenting a little 
lately. He is mixing sodas down at the "Greeks." 
Thus far he has killed no one, but our advice is keep 
away from there the days he is mixing bug poison in 
agronomy lab, as there is a possibility of his getting the 
formulas mixed. At that, "Mac" gives his books and 
his labs some attention and he is the guy if anyone is, 
who can get away with it. 



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JFtancis fosepjb QicBamara 

"Mac" 
Boston 116 Pleasant Street 

1902; Animal Husbandry; K. K.; Class Orator. 

"His words of learned length and Ihundering sound, 
Amaze the wondering students gathered around." 

A city lad who has made good as a farmer — a book 
farmer. We think IVIcNamara missed his calling 
though he admits he can tell now whether a cow gives 
milk or you have to take it from her. "Mac" is a 
plugger — and to prove this, one has but to glance thru 
his marks. He aspires to be a teacher, and we wish 
him luck. It would not be amiss to say that he has 
been a literal supporter of the "Inn" across the way. 
Probably this is an economic consideration — a time- 
.saver, perhaps. "Mac" gave the class oration and his 
Uttle lessons might well be remembered by all: 



laalpl) aODison Q^ettificlD 

"Merby" 

Athol Hatch Experiment Station 

1901; Animal Husbandry; Animal Husbandry Club; 
Shorthorn Staff. 

"That Cassius hath a lean and hungry look." 

A quiet youth interested in Anjmal Husbandry and 
we are a_uite sure he has absorbed all that has been 
handed him in the classroom. We are not sure but 
think he aspires to the hand of a certain red haired 
girl at Jackson College. We wish him all success in 
his endeavors but beUeve that he should stick closer 
to his major. 

31o$ep{) €f)arlc0 D'Donnell 

"Joe" 
East Boston 21 Pleasant Street 

1900; Animal Husbandry; Manager of Football (2); 
Secretary of Athletic Board (2). A. T. G. 

"The empty vessel makes the greatest sound." 

'Tis reported "Joe" may graduate the same year 
Charlie Barnes swaps his bicycle for a new tricycle. 
Although we are not sure that there is any truth in this 
rumor. "Joe" has been one of us, always ready to 
smile and do what he can. He has followed our foot- 
ball team two years, being m(inagcr the last year. 
"Joe" really has a lot in him and will do his best at it 
if you don't mix books with it. "Joe's" favorite song 
is often heard way do^vn deep; "Ashes to ashes, and 
dust to dust, if the co-eds don't get you, the faculty 
must." At any rate we have no fears for the future 
of this man. 



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DonalD ^teDman Dutfjusc 

"Don" 
Littleton 84 Pleasant Street 

1903; Pomology; A. T. G. Treasurer (2); Football 
(1, 2); Basketball (2); BasebaU (2). 

"Ati honest man, close biMoned to the chin. 
Broadcloth without, and ivarm heart loithin." 

If "Don" plows through his trials and tribulations 
as he plowed through his opponents on the football 
field during his two years here, he sure will win out. 
As a member of the basketball and baseball teams, 
"Don" has certainly done his bit for the class of 1923. 
"Don" is always in a hurry to get home after finals, 
and it is said that home possesses more than ordinary 
attractions. If the "Boston Rattler" should stop 
running to Littleton, "Don" would make it on his 
bicycle. 



116 Pleasant Street 



OBDtoatD aifiert packarD 

"Ed" 
Dorchester 

1902; Animal Husbandry. 

"Ed" is another of those rather silent boys, but 
we suppose he has his loquacious moments although we 
have never caught him in one. Neat of dress, light of 
foot, and always with that appearance of just having 
stepped out of the proverbial bandbox, he is always in 
demand at the local dance halls. We suspect this to 
be another case where still waters run deep. Pack has 
absorbed considerable useful knowledge during his 
stay on the campus and great things are expected of 
him. 



Olilliam Jj^amlin Park 

"Bill" 
Newtonville 9 Fearing Street 

1901; Poultry; A. T. G. ; Basketball (2); Baseball (2); 
Football (2). 

"His only crime — that most resplendent hair." 

"White head" is as deadly to the fairer sex as the 
torpedo of the same name is to an unprotected liner. 
We don't blame them for losing their silly little heads 
about him but sometimes en\'y him a little. Even in 
this town, where the sterner sex predominates so 
heavily at all the dances, "Bill" is never without a 
partner. While here he has found time to play all three 
sports, getting his letter in basketball. The wa}^ he 
pulled down flies in the outfield this spring was a dehght 
to see, only his failure to master the hitting end of the 
game kept him from a regular job. "Bill" should be a 
success with "chickens" when he finishes here. 



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(Bli&im JI3pe Pierce 

"Lish" 
Waltham 35 East Pleasant Street 

1904; Horticulture; K. K.; Football (1, 2) 

"I'd rather have friends than a wife." 

We have long since despaired keeping count of the 
number of flivers, motor-cycles, and golf suits this 
swarthy lad from the watch city has had and discarded. 
It is also hard to keep the town of his attentions 
located. At one time a little village on Cape Cod 
seemed to be his Alpha and Omega but just now 
Springfield conies to more frequent mention. It's no 
wonder he got the "night-owl" election when you con- 
sider his dancing ability, natty attire, etc., and its 
inevitable effect on the fair sex. He intends to become 
a landscape architect sometime, but not just yet. 

ODell CJ)urston peitp 

"Dell" 
Santuit 44 Pleasant Street 

1902; Vegetable Gardening; Vegetable Gardening 
Club, President (2); Commencement Play (2). 

"For mirth -prolongeth life and causeth health." 

This slender, good-natured youth hails from Cape 
Cod where he spent his boyhood cultivating the famous 
Cotuit oyster beds. "Dell," however, tired of his sea 
going gardening operations, and, piitting aside his deep 
sea boots, set sail for M. A. C. Since then he has 
diligently applied himself to the science of dry land 
cultural operations. Except for brief intervals when 
he has taken a crack at dramatics or was leading a 
Vegetable Gardening meeting he has stuck to his chosen 
subject closer than the proverbial leech. We arc sure 
that if Alericulture is a remunerative occupation, "Dell" 
with his ambitious temperament will be sure to dig it 
out. 



!l)enrp Pfjinnep 



Overlook Farm 



West Roxbury 

1902; Animal Husbandry. 

"I will pilch my tent here, a new stale of things 
appalls me." 

Evidently Henry missed his calling when he enrolled 
with us at'M. A. C, but through his enrolling he has 
acquired a greater calling. Then, too, we will have to 
hand it to him, for he will also share in his partner's 
glories. Perhaps, through this very imi)ortant stop 
many qualities will break forth which the Two- Year 
Course was not able to bring out in the young man. 
Henry has the hearty wishes of his classmatts for a 
successful career. May all his troubles be little ones. 



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JRapmonD Cerrp potter 

"Ray" 
Great Barrington S3 Pleasant Street 

1902; Pomology; A.T. G.; FootbaU (2); Baseball (2). 

"// music be the food of love, play on." 

We cannot say too much in praise for this husky 
young man from the Rerkshires, for his merits while 
among us might well be sung for many a day. Ray is 
a lengthy youngster possessed of a beautiful oomjilexion, 
and easily takes the prize at being the best looking 
student in the class. He is as we all know, a demon on 
the gridiron as well as a star on the diamond, and is a 
tiiie lover of all out-of-door sports. We have it also, 
that this same boy is no weakling at the indoor variety 
but "nuf ced", for we don't want to spoil all the nice 
things we have said about him and besides "Pott" is 
rather susceptible to blushing. We shall not soon 
forget Ray and are bound to hear from him in more 
ways than one. 



Samuel OBUerett IRtimfio 



"Sam" 
Grafton Sunderland 

1895; Pomology. 

"An acre of performance is loorlh a whole 
world of promise." 

This chap is a bona fide resident of one of our nearby 
towns, so has never had to contend with that more or 
less homesick feeling that some of us have, who come 
from afar. And "Sam" has certainly appeared right 
at home, too, during the two years he ha,s been in our 
midst. While it is certain that "Sam" will never be 
hung for his beauty, yet what he lacks from that point 
of view he more than makes up in various other ways, 
and we'll all just leave it to Uncle Sam. 



(Seorgc Lister EanD 



No. Weymouth 
1902; Dairying. 



'Buddie" 



18 Nutting Avenue 



"Young in limbs, in judgment old." 

The real "Buddie" is hidden behind a mask; blase 
and carefree to only those who know him best. More 
than a little a humorist and a trickster "Egroez Donas" 
can delight anyone when he chooses. In home circles 
he is supposed to have a steadying influence on his 
"wife" "Rosie" but we fail to see any evidence of it. 
On one or two occasions he has created considerable 
excitement in Hamp but for the most part he is a steady 
going fellow for whom the future can only bring 
success. 



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JFIopD Stuart matoson 

"Rawsh" 
East Douglas 24 Lessey Street 

1902; Animal Husbandry; Track (2); Dramatic Club 

"On his front wa^ written ambition." 

There are a lot of us who have never become as fam- 
iliar with this man as we would have liked. He is 
always seen going to class and from class at a moderate 
sait with something on his mind. We know he works 
somewhere downtown which may go to solve it all. He 
also is a good hard worker in college, and as far as the 
editorial staff is concerned we really can't find a good 
.joke to put in about him. If anyone has one please tell 
us at our next Alumni reunion as we don't want to miss 
a thing. We are going to wish him success and a happy 
future. 



84 Pleasant Street 



Hilton Carleton laicftarDson 

"Rich" 
West Brookfield 

1904; Animal Husbandry. 

"The farmers are the strength of the nation," 

Richardson, the man of the hour, dressed in his 
snappy knickers and King Tut golf socks, would never 
give the impression that he came from the little back- 
woods town of West Brookfield. Almost every night 
in the week our friend "Richy" can be found in the 
]Mcturesque heights of Crow Hill. Altho struggling 
under this handicap, "Rich" has established an enviable 
record here at college and his future promises much. 



20 Lessey Street 
K.; Football (1, 2); 



^attp ^ijten ^a&Iin 

"Haery" 
Dorchester 

1904; Animal Husbandry; K. 
BasebaD (2). 

"You can't tread lightly with heavy shoes." 

As quiet in disposition and manner as is imaginable 
except when late for supper. Harry has always been 
willing to carry the bats and extra footballs for the boys 
(in the different trips. We expect to see him in the 
future carrying the brimming pail for some blushing 
miUimaid as they return from the green pastures. We 
are not saying how his other hand and arm will be 
occupied. When "Kel" was in the box Harry gathered 
in the high ones in center field with ease and dispatch 
but one of the opposing outfielders always seemed to be 
faiiijied right on the spot where Harry elected to drop 
liis long wallops. Better luck in the future. 



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"SCHNITZ" 

Newport. R. I. Aggie Inn 

1896; Poultry; K. K. 

"A foot more light a step more true. 
Ne'er from the counter dashed the slew." 

"Schnitz" swings a mean clotli behind the counter 
at the Aggie Inn, during his spare hours. His cheery 
grin and friendly word sells many a miimmified dough- 
nut or piece of stale pie that otherwise seemed "born 
to bloom unseen." On occasion he retires to the 
Idtchenctte and O! what luscious dainties then come 
forth! We often wonder what percentage he receives 
from the local druggists and physicians, not to mention 
undertakers. "Schnitz" certainly ought to be able to 
satisfy the appetites of his flock when his chicken 
ranch gets under way. 

J^atrp Nettie ^ctibncr 

"Scrib" 
Waltham Sunderland 

1894; Pomology. 

"Oi'er hill and dale with never a rest he sped." 

Here is one of our energetic Pom students who is 
always up and coming and is usually up among the 

"400" at the time we receive our grades from the office. 
This gentleman chose to reside in one of the neighboring 
towns, so outside of class hours, we do not see much of 
him as he is soon seen speeding northward in that 

"Chevvie" of his hitting on all four. "Scribble's" 
plans for the future are not known, but it is certain that 
whatever he undertakes, he will hit it for a thousand. 

31ot)n Cljomas ^latterp 

"Slats" 
Hatfield 32 High Street 

1900; Vegetable Gardening; A. T. G.; Dramatic 
Club (2). 

"Now by two-headed genius, nature hath 
framed .some strange fellows in her time." 

This easy going chap has an almost fatal failing for 
school teachers. The fatal part comes in when an 
irrate prof lands on this luckless lad for an over-due 
lab. report. Perhaps some later date may prove the 
fatal failing to take on a more personal touch. Who 
can tell? John's other faihng is Rural Soc plus dramatic 
rehearsals. We wonder where he got his little originals 
(?) before his indulging in these collegiate pastimes. 
His chief hobbies are athletics and half cuts. As all star 
center for the Mcintosh Red quintet in their desperate 
encounters with the Butter Fats he displayed rare and 
remarkable talent. When "Slats" gets thru here he 
intends to raise tobacco in the famous little town from 
which he comes and we expect to hear consideratjly 
more of this town from then on. 



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C&arlcs €merson ^miti) 

"Dizzy" 
Westfield 75 Pleasant Street 

1902; Animal Husbandry; Shorthorn Staff (2). 

"Behold the child of nature's law, pleased 
with a rattle, tickled with a straw." 

"Dizzy" is very much interested in all subjects 
agricultural and surely finds out all there is to know, 
while in the classroom. He is easy to pick in a crowd, 
his walk is distinctive, he dotes on radio, and is in his 
glory when he is picking agricultural news from the air. 
He hasn't much time to spare for campus activities 
other than the classroom. We understand he likes to 
step out and surely shakes a wicked leg. We, predict 
big things for him, for his interests are varied; perhaps 
he may rival "Marconi" or may fool us and go back to 
the soil. 

milliam ^mith 

"Smiddy" 
Whitinsville 4 Nutting Avenue 

1901; Animal Husbandry; K. K.; Baseball (2). 

"His tawny beard was equal in grace, both 
to his wisdom and his face." 

"Smiddy" is interested in Animal Husbandry and 
says he has picked up many pointers along this line 
while with it.. We think he has qther interests away 
from "Aggie" for he has been slipping away, very 
quietly on week-ends, perhaps to the "Home Town." 
"Smiddy" has a disposition which many envy and you 
can tell him by his pleasant smile. Much of our team's 
success this season has been due to his hard work 
behind the bat, and his ability to nip them at second. 
We know he will make good after leaving us and wish 
him all success. 



mofiett ^penglet 



3 Nutting Avenue 



"Bob" 
Springfield 
1893; Poultry. 

"A man who smokes, thinks like a sage, and 
acts like a Samaritan." 

Outside of class the only thing we have over seen 
"Bob" get really warmed-up over is bowling. During 
the cool days he was a steady customer at the Memorial 
Hall alleys. For a man of few words he sure can make 
tho.se billets talk when he goes into action with a fast 
cross-alley ball. Seldom is he seen on the short end 
of a match whether it is "two-some" or a "four-some". 

We hope he doesn't forget himself and use the same 
tactics when he gets to shooing chickens into their 
coops at night. 



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OBDtoatD ^otolanD ^poonet 

"Ed" 

Brimfield 22 North Prospect Street 

1903; Vegetable Gardening. 

"Corn-pared lo him Moses himself was somewhat 
of a devil." 

"Ed's" major is Vegetable Gardening and therein 
lies his chief interest. Next to that he loves an argu- 
ment and never fails to arouse the professor's ire with 
his fool questions. However, his good nature is as 
unruffled as the pond on a June day and all his boyish 
pranks are done in pure innocence. His favorite one 
seems to be a double share of half cuts, but we under- 
stand that a brother of "Ed's" went before himsothat 
he is burdened with a reputation to hve up to. Those 
of us who were privileged to sit near "Ed" on chapel 
mornings are going to miss the inspiration for a day's 
work when no longer we can hear him carry the bass 
of No. 195. "Ed" is going back to the plains of 
Brimfield to show them down that way how to grow 
vegetables and we will bet he can do it. 

iparrp IBrookc ^piinget 

"POIr" 

North Hartland, Vt. No. Amherst 

1886; Poultry; Business Manager Shorthorn. 
"It is a great plague to be loo handsome a man. 
When you see a dusty and battered old Overland 
come careering wildly down the street with a huge 
figure muffled in a still more dilapidated O. D. coat 
you may be sure it's "POP." It's a good recommenda- 
tion to the Overland Company that one of their cars 
has been able to withstand the strain of transporting 
this Gohath. To "Pop" more than anyone else is due 
the success of this book. He has worked unceasingly 
and to good purpose with never a grumble about the 
personal hardships undergone. We are all sorry that 
"Pop" is not graduating with us as he did not enter 
until mid-year and has one more term to go. However, 
this will prove fortunate to the members of the class 
of '24 as they will have a chance to better their ac- 
quaintance with him. 

Clifton IBairD ^teDer 

"Steve" 
Yarmouthport 23 East Pleasant Street 

1900; Pomology. 

"Depend not on fortune, hut on conduct." 

This young man is one whom we might all envy from 
a standpoint of scholarship, for when not found in the 
Library doping out something in Pom he can generally 
be located at his study on East Pleasant Street where 
all is quiet and serene. "Steve" sure is a "Bookworm," 
but the class is proud of him, for with his intellect and 
quiet personality, it is a cinch that success will shortly 
prove for him a worthy middle name. 



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IBiirton Q^atsi) ^ticbnep 

"Burt" 
Chester, Vt. 73 Pleasant Street 

1902; Poultry; K. K.; Animal Husbandry Club (1); 
Student Council (2); Commeneement Committee (2). 

"One of those well-oiled dispositions lohich turn on 
the hinges of the world without creaking." 

This good-loolcing chap from the north has passed 
thru his two years here without once getting his hair 
ruffled the wrong way. He' is endowed with that 
slowness of speech which is characteristic of his section 
of our fair land. "Stick" is a conscientious worker and 
jiossesses to a high degree that quality of temperament so 
necessary, according to Sane, to the successful poultry- 
man. He has done good and faithful service as a mem- 
ber of the council and on various class committees. We 
all OTsh him the best of luck. 



jTrank Leo ^ullitian 

"Sulia" 
North Andover Amherst Tavern 

1897; Special. 

"A man's mind is moulded hy his thoughts." 

Sully is a quiet lad but his cheery smile lights his way 
and takes the place of mere words. He is a natty 
dresser, wears his hair parted, goes to the movies, and 
attends classes with considerable regularity. He is 
seklom encountered on the sidewalks, preferring to do 
his traveling in a "Hen-coup." Beyond this we really 
know very little about him. 



3|of)n ^ic&ael ^ulliban 



"Sully" 



36 North Prospect Street 



Cambridge 
1S87; Poultry. 

" 'Ere's to the 'ealth o' your Royal 'Ighness; 
hand may the skin 'a ha gooesherry be big 
enough for han humbrella to cover huj> hall 
your enemies." 

Although bearing the same family name as the 
gentleman immediately above, the resemblance ends 
there. "Jawn" seldom smiles but his quips and 
witticisms come in a never failing stream. Verily, the 
blarney stone is no stranger to his lips! He has an eye 
for the high producing biddy and knows how to make 
them do their best. "Sully" claims that chickens, like 
men, do their best work wlicn given plenty to drink. 



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IRenneti) 3rtf)ur ^untiurp 

"Sunny" 
Lowell 101 Pleasant Street 

1903; Pomology; A. T. G.; Baseball (2). 

"God doubtless could have made a heller 
Berry, 6m/ doubtless God never did." 
Here is our champion Mexican athlete. "Sunny" 
came to Aggie from Lowell, prepared to discuss any 
subject whatever. Even though he is greatly dis- 
appointed at the distant situation of the co-ed parlors. 
"Sunny" is still planning frequent trips in the future 
that way. However, if the pommes and pears fall for 
his line as others have, "Sunny" cannot keep from 
being prosperous in the future. 

Paul jTreDoIf ^toanson 

"Swanie" 
Chehnsford 42 McCleUan Street 

1900; Vegetable Gardening; A. T. G.; Secretary 
Student Council (1); President Student Council (2); 
Class Treasurer (1, 2); Football (2); Baseball Mgr. (2); 
Commencement Committee. 

"Uneasy lies the head Ihat wears a crown." 

This boy is a regular information bureau. There 
are not many questions pertaining to botany or agri- 
culture that really stick him. He is always cheerful 
and always wilUng to help a fellow. We have oftened 
wondered whether "Swanie" came up here to attend 
college or to attend to class affairs of the Two- Year 
Course. Although listed as majoring in Vegetable 
Gardening, many would get the impression by observ- 
ing his activities that he had many majors. Paul had 
long cherished the idea of going out West but having 
heard so much about China during his two years here, 
he has decided to go over there and teach the Chinese 
how to farm. A good student, popular with everyone, 
we are sure "Swanie" will succeed in any venture he 
may undertake. 

i^erman Bobert ^tuenbecfe 

"Bob" 
Boston 116 Pleasant Street 

1900, Horticulture; A. T. G.; Social Committee (2); 
Shorthorn Staff (2); 

"Don't let your tools or your mind gel rusty." 

This is not "Bob's" first offense at an agricultural 
institution, as previous to coming here, he studied at 
the Essex County Aggie, but its limited offerings did 
not fit with his ambitious nature. His hard work has 
made him one of the leaders of his class and got him the 
job of rusthng photos for the Shorthorn. That he has 
not done all that was required of him and more, no- 
body can deny. He has always been a loyal supporter 
of all class activities and we may safely predict that 
he will take his place in the world with just as mucli 
enthusiam and with as much success as he has met 
with here. 



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ILeon Cijessman Cbomas 

"Tommy" 
South Weymouth IS Nutting Avenue 

1903; Dairying; Basketball Mgr. (2). 

"Judge him not by his actions." 

This spirited young citizen from the wilds of South 
Weymouth blew in at Aggie with a bang, and has been 
going ever since. A man of many attainments is 
"Tommy"; a good dresser, a good entertainer, a con- 
scientious student, and an ardent devotee of the 
terpsichorean art. in fact for most anything on the list 
he fills the bill even to picking "lemons." He likes a 
good time and is strong for the chickens (those without 
feathers)". When he gets that ice cream plant going 
in South Weymouth we are going to pay him a visit. 
There is a reason. 



IBenjamin Jfranfelin CruH 

"Trulw" 
Lowell 84 Pleasant Street 

1903; Social Committee (1) : Track (1,2) ; Football (1). 
"The fashion loears out more apparel than the man." 
"Oh girrrls, that's him, right up here at the top 
of the page! Isn't he just too sweet for anything'^ 

Aiid did you notice the way he walks and the 
Honey and Almond Cream complexion? Oh, 
1 do wish I could meet him'" 
Co-eduoationally speaking, that's what some of us 
think of Kid Glove Harry, but he has been with us on 
the gridiron and there I'eally is another side to him. He 
is a strong supporter of both Smith and Mt. Holyoke 
Colleges and is always ready to tell you about "the 
swell dame he had last night." The prolalem that is 
bothering some of us now. is. how he is going to per- 
suade one of his many maidens to come back to the farm 
with him. Well TruUy, old man, seems funny our say- 
ing it, but we hke you, and here's to your success. 

Olilliam ^aroID Cufts 

"Biu." 
North Easton 73 Pleasant Street 

1901; Animal Husbandry; K.K.; Basketball (2). 
"But the mau worth while is the one who null smile 
When everything goes dead wrong." 

Big "Bill" hails from that thriving town of North 
Easton, the home of the famous Langwater Guernseys. 
"Bill" has two major interests — women and foreign 
labor. He spends most of his time at the Klub deliver- 
ing long dissertations on these two topics. "Bill" is a 
grind, and spends long evenings with his studies, but 
with the memories of many |)retty faces it's hard for 
Will to keep his mind on the books. Ba,sketball is his 
|iet sport and he worked hard for the team this last 
season. 



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jTorrest Qpartin Scales 



70 Lincoln Avenue 



"Lick" 
Stoughton 

1902; Dairying; K. K. 

"A killing tongue but a quiet sword." 

Coming from a town noted for its "one man one car" 
trolley line one would expect "Lick" to turn his latent 
brilliance to the improvement of that line but he has 
turned his footsteps in another direction and aims to 
make Brockton more famous for its lacteal fluid than 
its beautiful women. We wish him success. By an 
observant visitor he may be detected from the rest of 
the dairy crew by the amount of ice cream he can 
con.sume on the outside of his face as well as on the 
inside. 



mallact i^aptoatD mulktt 



"Wallie" 
Ashby 

1902; Animal Husbandry; K.K. 



Stockbridge Hall 



"Few persons have courage enough to appear 
good as they really are." 



as I 



We predict big things for "WaUie." He is right 
there on getting the facts and putting them on SJxlO 
note book paper. Since he came to M. A. C. Wallie's 
thoughts have centered around his home farm, and it 
has been a background and inspiration for his work 
with us. He also has shown diligence in other lines. 
He will be graduated soon from that important position 
as head floor-walker at Stockbridge. He must have 
made good, for he now has a "Henry." We think the 
folks awarded him this very useful article for his good 
work at M. A. C. 



Dennis MJilliam ^cot COcagle 



75 Pleasant Street 



"Dinnt" 
Marlboro 

1893; Pomology. 

"There's mischief in this man." 

"Dinny" as we know him about the campus is one of 
the older boys of the class. Being of a quiet and un- 
assuming nature we have not been able to get any great 
line on this gentleman's social characteristics, etc., but 
the old saying is that "StiU water runs deep" and we 
feel that in "Wiggie," we have made an acquaintance 
not soon to be forgotten. 



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Cftarles Papne mifctUt 



73 Pleasant Street 



"Charlie" 
Brinfield 

1903; Pomology; K.K. 

"Young fellows will he young fellows. 

It was in our freshman year that a loud disturbance 
was heard at the depot. Lo, and behold, it was 
"Charlie" arguing with the engineer as to who should 
do the tooting. After several minutes of much argu- 
ment "Charlie" finally won out, and he has been 
blowing it ever .since. As one passes by the Kolony 
Klub all kinds of noises may be heard from "Charlie's" 
saxaphone. At night, however, the scene changes and 
he is one of Masonic Hall's rooters, but he still has 
chances of prosperity before him. 



(Seorge SOieDenmapet 

"Crafty" 
Glen Ridge, N. J. Sunset Avenue 

1901; Poultry. 

"There is no fire without some smoke." 

We have often wondered what George was fed on 
when he was young to make him grow so straight and 
tall. He has a heart of stone, too. Many are the 
female glances bestowed upon this blond giant, but to 
what purpose? Alas! he sees them not, or seeing, fails 
to heed. The little god who rules such will make him 
pay dearly, some day. One kind of chickens, tho, 
George knows all about. He can tell at a glance, when 
a bird began to lay, how many eggs it has laid, and how 
long it will continue laying. We predict a bright future 
for the lad with the slow drawl and distinctive ex- 
pressions. 



i^enrp 3fame0 auilson 



Boston 

1902; Poultry. 



"WILS" 



Apiary 



"A comedy youth is he." 



Out of the "Hub of the Universe" came this smiling 
lad, to learn all about the ins and outs of producing 
toothsome market fowl. "Wils" spends liis spare 
time mowing the lawn for our aristocratic bees. One 
of them deigned to notice Henry one day with painful 
results to all concerned. The bee died but "Wils" 
regained the sight of his left eye after a few days. 
"Wil's 'I cheery smile and quiet ways make a favorable 
and lasting impression wherever he goes. His industry 
and attention to details will surely carry him to success 
in his chosen field. 



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North College 
G.; Animal Hus- 



PftpIIis QiauDe mtbstct 

"Phil" 
Hedly, B. C, Ca. Abigail Adams 

1896; Horticulture; Vice-President, S. C. S.; Dramatic 
Club (2); Commencement Play (2). 

"Her smile is like the rainbow, flashing from 
the misty sky." 

"Phil's" sunny face and ready smile light her path 
wherever she goes. We, her classmates, have been 
driven into gales of mirth over her oft-time f orgetfulness, 
— but her head is surely screwed on securely, for with 
her deliberate ways she always manages to get there 
on the dot, except when she goes strolling of an evening. 
Her tongue is most marvelous, for all the terrifying 
Latin words of the Botanical Encyclopedia are her pets. 
We are truly glad this sunny miss came to us from the 
far off Pacific Coast. 

CfteoDote \^emp 22JeeD 

"Ted" 
Lenox 

1902; Animal Husbandry; A. 
bandry Club (1, 2). 

"Laziness lends grace to his demeanor." 

Most of us have been brought up thinking weeds 
should be destroyed but let us tell you to be cautious 
if you try to destroy this one. Yes, "Ted" can hold his 
own with the gloves, in classrooms, and out with the 
co-eds. When we said "in classrooms" we meant hold 
that well known sleeping pose and get by with it. He 
always wakes up around the time of finals and comes 
through with colors flying, though. 'Tis rumored 
that "Ted" has a girl down in New York somewhere! 
Oh, by the way, "Ted" "goes out" to classes with 
co-eds, we didn't want you to misjudge the earlier 
statement. We're all with you "Ted" and are looking 
forward to your success. 

^aroID OEnc ^estertielt 

"Westy" 
Tenafly, N. J. 23 East Pleasant Street 

1900; Animal Husbandry; Executive Committee 
(1, 2); Student Council (2). 

"Out where the West begins, etc." 

Certainly the good fates used extraordinary foresight 
when they had this J'oung man born to the name of 
Westervelt, (emphasis on the "west"). How he ever 
came back east is a problem that we never have been 
able to solve and he has held many of us aghast at his 
tales of the redwood country, the smell of sage, the 
frothing broncho, and the place where he buried his 
dead out there where they eat lead for breakfast. For 
excitement since coming back east he seems to find 
plenty over the mountain. Maybe it's a senorita of 
the border type. Please "Westy" forgive us it we have 
exaggerated anything. Maybe you could make us take 
some of it back if you used the old six gun. To bo 
sincere we wish to say "Westy" is a man of high ideals 
and conduct and we wish him the highest success. 

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OBtoerett TBrig&am ^ooDtoarD 

"Woodie" 
Hubbardston Experiment Station Barn 

1899; Dairying; A. T. G.; Class Vice-President (1, 2); 
Commencement Committee (2). 

Big, brawny, blue bearded but always a good natured 
smile on his face, that's ''Woodie." Coming from the 
place made famous by its fruit, but otherwise never 
heard of, we naturally wouldn't expect much from this 
lad. However, you can't judge a man by the town he 
comes from for "Woodie" has been promineiit in class 
affairs from the very start and he i,s always willing to 
put his shoulder to the wheel no matter how difficult 
the task. As a side Une to his class activities and 
Dairy Course "Woodie" swings a mean broom at the 
Experiment Station. We predict that the future will 
see him rising rapidly in his chosen profession. 



IDenrp 3Dam 'Breitiogel 

Jamaica Plain 13 Amity Street 

1896; Poultry. 

Aside from Johnson, Henry could be elected to be the 
Class Grouch. He can step on the gas when the need 
arises. We expect in the agricultural field he will turn 
things East to West and upside under. Go to it, Old 
man, and more power to you. 



(George OBarle Q^clRcnna 

Orange 36 North Prospect Street 

1897 Pomology 

George was a carpenter and should be able to build 
up quite a poultry plant. We wish him every success. 



aifiert 3lcii)n Katiinsbi 

Dover Cushman, Mass. 

1899; Poultry. 

Ravinski was a steady member of the Social Union 
Senate Association and took an active ])art in all 
debates especially those of Bangs vs. Johnson. He 
speaks three languages and can sneeze in several. We 
wish "Ravey" a large portion of success. He deserves 
it. 

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artftur ejpDike Naples 

Providence, R. I. 17 Phillips Street 

1867; Poultry. 

Sayles came to us direct from Uncle Sam's school for 
making the world safe for democrats and in which he 
was a second lieutenant. Previous to that he was a 
druggist and general pill mixer. We hope he can feed 
biddy the right kind of dope to make her cackle twice 
where heretofore she has cackled only once. 



31oI)n ^tetienson 

Sunderland 36 North Prospect Street 

1895; Animal Husbandry. 

John says he has been a sod buster all his Kfe and 
wants to change but thinks that cows and chickens is 
the Hfe he has heard about in the "Life of Reiley" and 
is going to give it a try from another angle. 



OBDtoarD Ontoitt 

East Dedham 26 Cottage Street 

1899; Floriculture. 

Eddie expects to make the world a Garden of Eden. 
We hope he plants lots of apple trees and forget-me-nots. 
The world sure needs beautifying and "Eddie" can do 
it. 



3Ip{)onsus mzlls 

Medford 101 Pleasant Street 

1895; Floriculture 

Wells has been a gardener for 5 years and believes 
that practice and training makes a man perfect, all a 
man needs is time and "Al" is young yet, so give him a 
chance. 



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Clag£i of 1024 



SDf&ctt^ 



Everett Miller 
Dorothy Haskell 
Albert Cole . 



President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 



f unior ClasisJ ?|i£itorp 



Upon our arrival on the campus in September, 1922, the Student Council 
took us in hand, explaining that organization and its purpose, assisting in the 
election of temporary officers, and outlining the course we were to follow in regard 
to conduct. Officers elected at this meeting were: President, Everett Miller; 
Secretary, Dorothy Haskell; and Treasurer, Allerton Johnston. 

At the election of permanent officers the office of vice-president was done 
away with and the secretary was authorized to serve as president in the absence 
of that officer. The president, secretary and treasurer were re-elected, but 
Allerton Johnston resigned and his place was taken by Albert Cole, assisted by a 
committee of collectors. 

A reception and dance tendered us by the seniors was attended and enjoyed 
by a large part of the class. This proved to be a valuable means of establishing 
contacts, not only with the seniors but also among ourselves. We gave the 
seniors a return dance to show our appreciation. 

Several men turned their attention to football, and, under Coach Maginnis' 
direction, developed into competent players, greatly strengthening the team. 

During the winter dances and basketball took up the spare time and provided 
diversion. Most of the regulars on the basketball squad came from our class, 
so a good team should be forthcoming next year. 

While the snow still lay deep on the ground the winter term came to an end, 
and we parted for our farm placement work. Even in the short time we have 
spent here we have come to feel the helpful and broadening influence of Aggie, 
and we all look forward to a happy and profitable senior year. 



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Clagg of 1924 



Adelt, Joseph F. 

Baker Place; 1886. 

Aiken, Howard W. 

16 Amity Street; 1896. 

Alander, John A. 

North CoUege; 1904. 

Aldrich, James 0. 

56 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

Baker, Ralph H. 

3 McClellan Street; 1904. 

BiSBEE, John C. 

35 East Pleasant Street; 1902. 

Blanchard, Lawrence 
Mt. Pleasant; 1903. 

Booth, George W. 

30 North Prospect Street; 1903. 

Bowden, Leon M. 

Amherst Tavern; 1903. 

Briggs, Arthur C. 

73 Pleasant Street; 1902. 

Bryant, Berton 

101 Pleasant Street; 1904. 

Caless, Thomas W. 

Amherst Tavern; 1895. 

Carter, William B. 

116 Pleasant Street; 1903. 



Adams 

Holyoke 

Kingston 

Belcheftown 

Cambridge 

Moretown, Vt. 

Leominster 

Everett 

West Roxbury 

Falmouth 

Lowell 

Belmont 

Tewksbury 



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Clarkson, Arnold 

101 Pleasant Street; 1904. 

Cole, Albert B. 

29 Lincoln Avenue; 1902. 

CoNKLiN, Lester M. 

29 Lincoln Avenue; 1902. 

Coombs, Marjorie 

Abigail Adams House; 1903. 

Craig, Kenneth 

18 Northampton Road; 1897. 

Cromack, Elwin B. 

6 Nutting Avenue; 1902. 

Cutler, Samuel 

M. A. C. Bungalow; 1903. 

Darling, Walter 

56 Pleasant Street; 1897. 

Dawson, Robert 

17 Phillips Street; 1901 

Dennen, Charles 0. 

31 North Prospect Street; 1904 

Dennison, Leon 

83 Pleasant Street; 1904. 

Densmore, Theodore 

101 Pleasant Street; 1902. 

Eastwood, Wilfred 

73 Pleasant Street; 1900. 

Emery, Russell L. 

35 East Pleasant Street; 1902 



Reading 

Milbrook, N. Y. 

Patchogue, N. Y. 

Shelburne Falls 

Boston 

Colrain 

Boylston 

Franklin 

Saxonville 

East Pepperell 

Atlantic 

Natick 

North Adams 

Needham 



75 



English, Sherman 

Amherst Tavern; 1904 

Field, Brierly 

37 Cottage Street; 1902 

Files, Arthur D. 

Box 14, M. A. C; 1902. 

FiTTS, Harry B. 

36 North Prospect Street; 1893. 

Fortune, Battie 

Abigail Adams House; 1903. 

Frawley, Earl A. 

Amherst Tavern . 



Freeman, Hayden 

7 Nutting Avenue; 1901. 

Giessler, Carl 

81 Pleasant Street; 1901. 

Glencross, John D. 

13 Amity Street; 1893. 

GooDE, Frank 

101 Pleasant Street; 1883. 

GooDNOw, Alice 

Abigail Adams House; 1903. 

Haffermehl, Forrest 
Amherst Tavern; 1902. 

Haskell, Dorothy 

Abigail Adams; 1905. 

Harris, George 

Amherst Tavern; 1894. 



Mattapan 

Scarsdale, N. Y. 

Wilbraham 

Orange 
Boston 
New Bedford 
Winthrop 
New York 
Amherst 
Boston 
Athol 
Newton Centre 
South Hadley Falls 
Lynn 



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Haynes, Joseph D. 

Sunset Avenue; 1903. 



Hazen, Stanley 

North Amherst; 1901. 



HiGGiNs, Leonard 

73 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

HiLLMAN, Nelson 

56 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

HiNES, Oliver 

Amherst House; 1896. 

Hoar, Richard 

30 North Prospect St.; 1905. 

Howe, Wesley 

6 North College; 1905. 

HULBERT, JeWETT 

North College; 1904. 

Huntley, Ernest J. 

73 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

Jackson, John W. 

56 Pleasant Street; 1896. 

Jones, Charles K. 

13 Phillips Street; 1903. 

Jones, Wendell 

R. F. D. Amherst; 1903. 

JosLiN, Ralph H. 

35 East Pleasant Street; 1901. 

Kinder, Lawrence 

17 Phillips Street; 1903. 



Keene, N. H. 

Longmeadow 

Fall River 

Fairhaven 

Everett 

Winchendon 

Millbury 

Boston 

Springfield, Vt. 

Belchertown 

Waitsfield, Vt. 

Roslindale 

Waitsfield, Vt. 

Saxonville 



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Lacombe, Albert 

13 Amity Street; 1896. 

Lane, Maynard W. 

23 East Pleasant Street; 1902. 

Lauterback, Louis J. 
Durfee Range; 1902. 

LoNGLEY, Lawrence 

29 No. Prospect Street; 1901. 

Lowe, Dwight M. 

8 Allen Street; 1902. 

Macfayden, Alfred W. 

20 Lessey Street; 1903. 

Macuen, Harvey A. 

R. F. D. Amherst; 1904. 

Martyn, Roland F. 

3 Nutting Avenue; 1902. 

Merchant, Percy 

23 East Pleasant Street; 1903. 

Miller, Everett 

15 Halloek Street; 1900. 

MoRRissEY, John 

Amherst Tavern; 1898. 

Norell, John 

Plumtrees, Sunderland; 1906. 

O'Connor, Harold 

101 Pleasant Street; 1904. 

O'Connor, Joseph 

Amherst Tavern; 1892. 



Beverly 

Gloucester 

Roslindale 

Greene, Maine 

Wateftown 

Wellesley 

Newton 

West Suffield, Conn. 

Gloucester 

Fairhaven 

Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Sunderland 

Weymouth 

Amherst 



78 



O'DoHERTY, John 

Amherst Tavern; 1901. 

O'Hara, Francis 

36 North Prospect Street; 1895. 

Olsen, Harold 

31 North Prospect Street; 1904. 

Paddock, Franklin 

M. A. C. Bungalow; 1903. 

Palmer, Albert T. 

6 Phillips Street; 1902. 

Parsons, Sidney W. 

83 Pleasant Street; 1904. 

Patterson, Millard J. 
Durfee Range; 1905. 

Peaslee, G. Raymond 

73 Pleasant Street; 1901. 

Peklaris, Spiros a. 
Mt. Pleasant; 1901. 

Prentiss, Arthur 

22 Sunset Avenue; 1904. 

Ray, Gordon H. 

South College; 1902. 

Rooks, Roger 

3 McClellan Street; 1903. 

Sahlin, Carl 

50 Amity Street; 1903. 

Scotland, Gordon 

4 Nutting Avenue; 1905. 



Woburn 
Worcester 
Pepperell 
Worcester 
Everett 
Conway 
Ipswich 
Pittsfield 
Lowell 
Danvers 
West Newbury- 
Boston 
Somerville 
Saxonville 



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Smith, William J. 

Amherst Tavern; 1894. 

Solomon, Maurice 

Durfee Range; 1899. 

Springer, Harry B. 

North Amherst; 1886. 

Stevens, Glenn 

20 Lessey Street; 1895. 

Stover, Walter 

20 Lessey Street; 1904. 

Thompson, George H. 
One Acre; 1896. 

ToBiN, Michael 

28 Amity Street; 1898. 

Tucker, Clarence 

35 East Pleasant Street; 1899. 

TuRFFs, Clarence 

73 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

Walker, Franklin 

3 Nutting Avenue; 1904. 

White, Lawrence S. 

31 No. Prospect Street; 1903. 

White, Newell 

Pelham Road; 1904. 



Charlestown 

Melrose 

North Amherst 

Muskegon Hgts., Mich. 

Wellesley Hills 

Worcester 

Adams 

Waitsfield, Vt. 

Worcester 

Westboro 

Dover 

Bristol, Conn. 



SO 



HTiuo gear Special ^tubentji 



1923 



Burnett, Maeston 

73 Pleasant Street; 1895. 

DiEBNER, Louis T. 

8 North Prospect Street; 1900. 

Gates, Mary 

50 Amity Street; 1899. 

Hull, Amy H. 

Abigail Adams; 1902. 

Lemoult, Everett 

75 Pleasant Street; 1903. 

Rambo, Mildred 
Plumtrees; 1895. 

Ross, Ian 

Fearing Street; 1900. 

ScRiBNER, Esther 
Plumtrees; 1898. 

Sullivan, Frank 

Amherst Tavern; 1897. 

White, Donald M. 

Fearing Street; 1901. 



Cambridge 

Amherst 

New York 

Agawam 

New York 

Sunderland 

New York 

Sunderland 

North Andover 

New York 



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pinn-^-' ""' ^'"'^ ^c^. 





^tubent Council 
1922=23 



Qprmbrtgi 



1923 

Alton W. Adams 
John S. Armstrong 
William J. Elliott 
Theodore W. Emerson 
Burton M. Stickney 
Paul F. Swanson 



1924 

Arthur C. Briggs 
Thomas F. Caless 
Stanley Hazen 
Lawrence Longley 
Wesley Paddock 



84 



Wf)t ^fjort Course §tubent Council 

This organization which had its inception in November, 1919, has risen to a 
place of considerable importance and influence in setthng infractions of conduct. 
The Council has proven its value to the course by bringing the two classes into 
closer contact and making possible unified action on matters of importance. 

With the practical discontinuation of Rural Engineering and Vocational 
Poultry courses the membership of the Council has been reduced to eleven. All 
nominations and elections are now carried on at a regular assembly. This has 
served to heighten the general interest and to insure the selection of satisfactory 
men. 

A conscientious group has always characterized the Council, which has 
earned the respect of not only the Two- Year students but also of the Four- Year 
men and faculty. 




85 




Social Committee 



Eunice M. Austin 
Alton W. Adams Edward J. Barnicle 

Edward B. Kelley Herman R. Swenbeck 



Stitdt gcac 



Ella Wilbur 



Alton W. Adams 
Nyles a. Baker 



Eunice M. Austin 
Benjamin F. Trull 



86 




Commencement Committee 



Milton C. Allen 
Beatrice Kleyla 
Burton M. Sticknby 



Paul F. Swanson 
Everett B. Woodward 



88 



Social ^ctibitp 

CIa0S of 1923 

The Social Committee of the class has indeed been an active one during its 
reign of office of one short year and a half. The outstanding feature has been 
the co-operation and class spirit which has crowned the social event with success. 

The first event which remains vivid in the memory of all was given in Novem- 
ber under the name of "A Farmers' Ball." This was enjoyed by all, especially the 
loyal co-eds, who entered into the spirit of the masquerade whole heartedly. 
Director and Mrs. Phelan, with other members of the Faculty, added much to the 
pleasure of the evening. It passed with much merriment and fun. 

Not only have the members of the class enjoyed indoor activities, but the 
lure of this wonderful and interesting valley has been quite keenly felt, especially 
by the co-eds. Bacon bats and hikes have been enjoyed from time to time. Mt. 
Sugar Loaf and Toby have been explored by various members of this large and 
energetic group of j'oung men and women. 

On returning as Seniors last September we gave a Welcome Reception and 
Dance to the large Freshman Class of 1924, in Memorial Hall. The guest of 
honor was President Butterfield, who had just returned to us from China. Mem- 
bers of the Faculty were present, and the spirit was one of warm appreciation. 

The ensuing months passed by on wings! The next event was a Farewell 
Dance to the departing Freshman Class. Both classes entered into this last 
social of the year with a feeling of comradeship which has left a lasting influence 
upon us, who leave this campus in June. We shall not forget the good times 
here, and look forward to future reunions after we have gone out into our life 
work. 



89 



Commencement program 

Class 3ctii)ities 

7:30 P. M. Class Dinner, Draper Hall 
Addresses : 

President Kenyon L. Butterfield 

Director John Phelan 

AssT. Professor Ralph VanMeter 

jftibas, 3unr jfirgt 

10:00 A. M. Ball Game, Alumni Field 

Deerfield Academy vs. M. A. C. Two-Year 

2:30 P.M. Dedication of Class Gift 

3:30 P. M. Class Exercises, Memorial Building: 

Class History, John Armstrong, East Sandwich 
Class Prophecy, Richard Case, Winchester 
Class Elections, Paul Swanson, Chelmsford 
Class Oration, Francis McNamara, Boston 

feiatutba?, 3|unt fefconli 

1:30 P. M. Alumni Luncheon, Draper Hall 
3:30 P.M. Ball Game, Alumni Field 

Worcester North vs. M. A. C. Two-Year 

8:00 P. M. Class Play, Bowker Auditorium 

90 



Commencement J^togram 



10:00 A. M. Baccalaureate Address 

Mr. A. E. Roberts, New York, in charge of Country 
Life Division, International Y. M. C. A. 

9l?iJnt)ap, 9Iunt jpoitttf) 

10:00 A. M. Commencement Exercises 

Music 

Invocation 

Address: Prof. George Wareen, College of Agricul- 
ture, Cornell 

Music 

Presentation of Certificates: President Kenyon L. 
Butterfield 

Music 

8:00 P. M. Concert, Memorial Hall 

9:00 P. M. Commencement Prom, Memorial Hall 



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Commencement panquet 

7:30 P. M. Class Dinner . . 

Sl?rnu 

Grapefruit Cocktail 
Consomme with Vegetables 
Olives Celery 

Broiled Tenderloin Steak Mushroom Sauce 

Stuffed Baked Potatoes 
Creamed Bermuda Onions and Peas 
Currant Jelly Dinner Polls 

Asparagus Salad Thousand Island Dressing 

Cheese Straws 
Strawberry Shortcake 
Demi Tasse 
Salted Nuts White and Green Mints 

Ptogcam 

Toastmaster John Armstrong, East Sandwich 

Address . . . • Professor John Phelan 

Football and Baseball Walter Bangs, Somerville 

"Shorthorn" Harry Springer, Amherst 

Address Asst. Professor Ralph VanMeter 

A. T. G Alton Adams, Brattleboro, Vt. 

Basketball Edward Barnicle, Waltham 

K. K Richard Case, Winchester 

Address President Kenyon L. Butterfield 

Co-eds Beatrice Kleyla, So. Deerfield 

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#rabuates;, 1923 



Alton Wales Adams 
Frank Smith Albee 
Milton Clifford Allen 
Earle Clifford Ambrose 
John Shepard Armstrong 
Harold Northrup Bacon 
Walter Albert Bangs 
Edward Joseph Barnicle 
Avery Herbert Barrett 
Warren Amerman Beekman 
John Melvell Benson 
Roger Clarence Blake 
Norman Francis Bligh 
Sarah Elizabeth Booth 
Henry Adam Breivogel 
Carl Albert Carlson 
Albert Francis Caron 
Richard Scofield Case 
Henry Jarus Cox 
Alfred Arthur Crandall 
Walter Leon Cutler 
Elwyn Hudson Daw 
Arthur William DeNyse 
Allen Williams Edminster 
William James Elliott, Jr. 
Theodore Waldo Emerson 
Frederick Donald Fairman 
Charles Joseph Feeney 
Henry Cope Foster 
Hermon William Galbraith 
Wallace Frederick Garrett 
William Moody Harvey 
Edward Henry Hastings 



Johan Richard Haugland 
Lester Burton Hayward 
Carl Blaney Henry 
Clyde Elwood Hersome 
Fred August Hesse 
Louis August Hesse 
Harold Webster Johnson 
Edward Bernard Kelley 
S. Schofield Kelly 
Ralph Milton Kenison 
Wilfred Harold Kitchell 
Beatrice Barbara Kleyla 
John Alexander Kruk 
John Leonard Kuppers 
Roy Roosevelt Legare 
Chester James Legro 
Fredonna Leitch 
Bradford Wheeler Luther 
Frederick William Marshall 
James Francis Mattimore 
Willis Henry Maxson 
Matthew McGrath 
George Earle McKenna 
John Percy McKinstry 
Francis Joseph McNamara 
Ralph Addison Merrifield 
Donald Stedman Outhuse 
Edward Albert Packard 
William Hamlin Park 
Udell Thurston Perry 
Raymond Terry Potter 
Samuel Everett Rambo 
George Lister Rand 



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Albert John Ravinski 
Floyd Stuart Rawson 
Milton Carlton Richardson 
Harry Sixten Sahlin 
Arthur Updike Sayles 
Harold Edward Schnitzer 
Harry Verne Scribner 
John Thomas Slattery 
Charles Emerson Smith 
William Smith 
Robert Spengler 
Edward Rowland Spooner 
John Stevenson 
Clifton Baird Stever 
Burton Marsh Stickney 
Kenneth Arthur Sunbury 



Paul Fredolj' Swanson 
Herman Robert Swenbeck 
Leon Chessman Thomas 
Benjamin Franklin Trull 
William Harold Tufts 
Edward Unwin 
Forrest Martin Wales 
Wallace Hayward Walker 
Dennis William Scot Weagle 
Theodore Henry Weed 
Alphonsus Wells 
Harold Eric Westervelt 
Charles Paine Wheeler 
George Wiedenmayer 
Henry James Wilson 
Everett Brigham Woodward 




94 




JBramatic Club 



Walter L. Cutler 
Eunice M. Austin . 
Beatrice B. Kleyla 
Phyllis M. Webster 
Ralph M. Kennison 
Albert F. Caron . 



2Di«ctiJt 

Prof. C. H. Patterson 

Sl&SiGtant SDitectot {9^uSic) 

Miss Fredonna Leitch 

SDfticn0 



President 
Vice-President 

Secretary 
Asst. Secretary 

Treasurer 
Asst. Treasurer 



96 



(Btecutibe Boarb 

John M. Benson 

Kenneth A. Sunbuey 

Michael J. Tobin 

Director John Phelan (ex officio) 

Prof. C. H. Patterson 

CBcnccal a^anagft 

John M. Benson 

Sitasc fil^anas« 

Henry C. Foster 



. ^. C. i:b30=gear dramatic Club 

All organizations pertaining to dramatics which had been formed previous 
to 1923, were composed of senior students, and, altho excellent work was done in 
the production of the commencement plays, the disbanding and breaking up of 
each club thru the graduation of its entire membership necessitated the organiza- 
tion of a new club before dramatic work could be resumed. This has been a 
very serious obstacle in attaining that high standard to which the Two-Year 
group aspires. Plans for overcoming this weakness in organization were present- 
ed to Director Phelan, in January, 1923, and with his approval a meeting of those 
students interested in dramatics took place. 

The question as to whether or not we should have a permanent dramatic 
organization met with a favorable answer, and temporary officers were elected, 
with twenty students signing as members. A committee was elected to draft 
the necessary constitution and by-laws. 

At a meeting on January 31, the Constitution was presented and accepted 
by the club members, who, at this time, numbered forty. 

February 15th an election of officers took place, and the temporary officers 
were re-elected to hold office for the remainder of the year. 

97 



In accordance with the constitution of the club an election of officers was held 
March 22nd, and a full staff of officers elected among the junior members of the 
club. This junior staff will assume office at the termination of the Spring college 
term, and will take up and continue the dramatic work upon their return to college. 
In this way the organization is perpetuated from year to year, obstacles of re- 
organization are largely overcome and better work should be done. 

It was hoped that in this club all short course students might meet on an 
equal standing and not be separated by grades or factions of any kind. Therefore, 
all short course and special students are eligible for membership, and faculty 
members are welcomed thru invitation by the executive chairman. 

As soon as organization was fairly complete it was decided to begin stage 
work at once, and tryouts were held from which seven one-act plays were cast, 
two of which — "Lend Me Five Shilhngs" and "The Brink of Silence" — were 
later presented at Bowker Auditorium. 

At a meeting in March two committees were appointed, one to select a com- 
mencement play and one to organize an orchestra. The committee on plays 
selected "Caste," by T. W. Robertson, for commencement, and an orchestra 
was organized under the leadership of Miss Fredonna Leitch. 

A cast for the commencement play was soon chosen, and the work of prepara- 
tion moved along spiritedly. The orchestra, composed of five pieces soon gave 
every indication of success. 

Altho there are many things about the organization and policy of the club 
that can be very much improved, yet, up to the present time, the club has been 
thoroughly successful. It is hoped that the class of twenty-four will take up the 
work where we are obliged to drop it, and, over the trail which we have lilazed, 
build a broad and permanent road straight on to higher standards in dramatic 
work. 




98 




Commencement ^Joto 

P«9fntcti lip ClaSiS of 1923 

CASTE 

CEfic Ballet 2Dan«t 'mijo tooulli be a SIpatclbionfEiiS) 

by T. W. Robertson 

Synopsis 

ACT I — Courtship. Little House in Stangate 
ACT II — Marriage. Hon. George D'Alroy's Lodgings in Mayfair 
ACT III — Widowhood. Little House in Stangate 

99 




Hon. George D'Alroy 
Captain Hawtiee 
Eccles 

Esther Eccles . 
Polly Eccles 
Samuel Gerridge 
Marquise de St. Maur 
Dixon 



SDtamatijS ^tt&onat 



Donald Fairman 

Udell Perry 

John Benson 

Eunice Austin 

Johnetta Miller 

Ralph Kennison 

Phyllis Webster 

Henry Foster 




100 



^toogear Clubs; 



Nobody of any vision can fail to recognize the importance of social life in a 
college, and in the clubs that have been developed in the Two- Year Course is to 
be found the highest type of fraternal life. 

In 1922, there were four of these clubs on the campus, three for boys and one 
for girls, but one of the boys' clubs was forced to drop out. Of the two remaining 
boys' clubs, one has a house of its own, and the other is hopeful of being likewise 
established in the not too distant future. 

The clubs have shown themselves to be of great value in drawing the alumni 
back to various occasions on the campus. 

A healthy spirit of rivalry exists between the clubs, and a series of twilight 
ball games were played this spring. During the winter the clubs combined forces 
on several occasions to stage dances in the Memorial Hall. 

Let us hope that none of the present clubs will wither away, but that each 
will prosper and expand, continuing to hold the same broad outlook which now 
characterizes them. 



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ifounbeti 1919 



Colors: Black and Gold 



Flower: Rose 



fiDtecctis 



Richard Case . 
Walter Cutler 
Burton Stickney 
Harold Bacon 



President 

Vice-President 

Treasurer 

Secretary 



l^onocat? 9l?cml)ft0 



Professor John Phelan 
Professor Henry F. Judkins 



Professor Victor A. Rice 
Mr. Paul W. Viets 



104 



Milton C. Allen 
Harold N. Bacon 
Roger C. Blake 
Herbert E. Brown 
Frederick W. Burrington 
Alfred E. Caron 
Richard S. Case 
Alfred A. Crandall 



Howard Aiken 
Arthur Briggs 
Albert Cole 
Lester Conklin 
Charles Dennen 
Wilfred Eastwood 
Brierly Field 
Hayden Freeman 



1923 

Walter L. Cutler 
Henry C. Foster 
Wallace F. Garrett 
Edward H. Hastings 
Louis A. Hesse 
John A. Kruk 
Francis J. McNamara 
Elisha N. Pierce 

1924 

Carl Geissler 
Stanley Hazen 
Leonard Higgins 
Ernest Huntley 
Louis Lauterback 
Alfred MacFayden 
Harold O'Connor 
Sidney Parsons 



Harry S. Sahlin 
Harold Schnitzer 
William Smith 
Burton M. Stickney 
William H. Tufts 
Forrest M. Wales 
Wallace H. Walker 
Charles P. Wheeler 



Millard Patterson 
G. Raymond Peasleb 
Arthur Prentiss 
Clifford Price 
Walter Stover 
Michael Tobin 
Clarence Turffs 




105 




^. W. #. Club 



JpDunticD 1919 



«aDteccijj 



Alton W. Adams 
Paul F. Swanson . 
Donald S. Outiiuse 
Theodore W. Emerson 
Donald Fairman 
William H. Park 



President 

Vice-President 

Treasurer 

Secretary 

Sergeant-at-A rms 

Doorkeeper 



106 



^. ^. (§. Club 

Professor John Phelan 
Professor Victor A. Rice 
Professor Willard K. French 



1923 



Alton W. Adams 
Edward J. Barnicle 
Avery H. Barrett 
Norman F. Bligh 
Roy B. Chisholm 
Theodore Emerson 
Frederick D. Fairman 
Donald Grayson 
William Harvey 
Lester Hayward 
Carl B. Henry 
Clyde Hersome 



Edward B. Kelley 
S. Schofield Kelly 
Chester Legro 
Joseph C. O'Donnell 
William H. Park 
Raymond T. Potter 
John T. Slattery 
Kenneth A. Sunbury 
Paul F. Swanson 
Herman Swenbeck 
Theodore Weed 
Everett B. Woodward 



Berton Bryant 
William A. Carter 
Elwin Cromack 
Leon Dennison 
Theodore Densmore 
Walter Darling 
Arthur Files 
John T. Finney 



1924 

Nelson Hillman 
Wesley Howe 
Maynard Lane 
Percy Merchant 
Harold Olsen 
Franklin Paddock 
Harry Springer 
George Thompson 
Franklin P. Walker 



107 




^. c. ^, 



Beatrice Kleyla, '23 
Marjorie Coombs '24 
Alice Goodnow, '24 
Phyllis Webster, '23 
Ethel Putnam 
Eunice Austin, '23 \ 

Dorothy Haskell, '24 / 



Eunice M. Austin 
Beatrice B. Kleyla 

Marjorie Coombs 
Battie Fortune 



President 

Vice-President 

Secretary 
Treasurer 



1923 



1924 



Fredonna Leitch 
Phyllis M. Webster 

Alice Goodnow 
Dorothy Haskell 



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Jfoottjall 1921 



Coach Graj^son's call for candidates for the team was answered by a large 
squad of mostly inexperienced men, there being only three veterans back in the 
line-up. Coach Grayson and Captain Betterley immediately got to work, and 
soon the Two- Year Course was represented by a fast and snappy team. 

The first game was against the heavy varsity "C" team, and the boys sure 
did look good in there. The Two- Year showed superior tact and skill, decisively 
defeating their opponents with a 10 — score. 

Our next game was with the fast Stevens Institute eleven. It was a hard- 
fought contest, but we had to suffer a 14 — 7 defeat. 

After two weeks of hard practice, "Aggie" lined up against Worcester North 
High. We started off with a "bang" and every man was in there every minute, 
and we were never in danger. The Worcester boys put up a good fight, but the 
superior playing of their opponents sent them home defeated with a score of 
21—0. 

Our team next journeyed down to the "Nutmeg State" to play the Conn. 
Aggie 2nd team. The teams were quite evenly matched, l)ut the "Conn" boys 
finally succeeded in putting over their second touchdown, and we left the gridiron 
on the small end of a 14 — 7 score. 

The two hardest games of the season were to come next — the heavy Spring- 
field College second team and the speedy Lowell Textile eleven. Our opponents 
outweighed us twenty pounds to the man, and we were defeated by both teams 
with final scores of 31 — and 3.5 — 0. 

However, it was a profitable season, and material for the 1922 team was 
developed. 

tifie 'W-tam 

Emory E. Grayson . . Coach 

Guy W. Betterley ' Captain 

Albert M. Boland Manager 

E. N. Pierce, 1. e. R. L. Strout, r. t. 

G. W. Betterley, 1. t. F. F. Gerremonty, r. e. 

D. S. Outhuse, 1. G. W. A. Bangs, q. b. 

A. R. Baker, c. B. F. Trull, 1. h. b. 

.1. .1. Gallagher, r. g. M. G. Raymond, f. b. 

A. W. Adams, r. t. C. B. Henry, r. h. b. 

• 110 



Eldred Adair J- J- Paul 

A. L. DONNELLAN C. E. YapP 

H. E. Westervelt E. H. Hastings 





0pp. 


3 F? 


Varsity "C" Team 





10 


Stevens Institute 


14 


7 


Worcester North High 





21 


Conn. Aggie Seconds 


14 


7 


Springfield College Seconds 


31 





Lowell Textile 


35 






Jfoottiall 1922 



About thirty candidates answered Coach Maginnis' call for candidates, but 
of this squad the green material was far in excess of the veterans. This squad had 
hard workouts daily under the supervision of Coach Maginnis and Captain Bangs, 
and a fighting team was developed. 

The season was unsuccessful from a standpoint of victories, but this was not 
due to the fact that they did not play the game to win. The boys played hard 
and clean in every game, but were unsuccessful in pushing the pigskin across for 
the winning points. 

Altho the season was unsuccessful, much valuable football knowledge and 
hard earned experience were gained by the undergraduates, and a good season 
next year is looked forward to. 

The exceptional work of Captain Bangs at quarter and Outhuse at center 
were the outstanding features of the games, and too much credit cannot be given 
to the untiring efforts of Coach Maginnis. 

Ill 




John J. Maginnis 
W. A. Bangs 

R. T. Potter, r. e. 
A. W. Adams, r. t. 
E. H. Hastings, r. g. 

D. S. OUTHUSE, c. 



F. S. Paddock 



f^fit 'Etam 1922 

Coach J. C. O'Donnell . . Manager 
Captain C. M. Tucker Assistant Manager 



N. F. Bligh, 1. g. 
A. C. Briggs, 1. t. 

H. S. Sahlin, 1. t. 
E. N. Pierce, 1. e. 

Substituted 

W. B. Stover 



Worcester North High 
Springfield College Freshmen 
Springfield College Seconds 
Conn. Aggie Seconds 
dishing Academy 

112 



Walter Bangs, q. b. 
C. B. Henry, r. h. b. 
E. J. Barnicle, 1. h. b. 
J. C. BiSBEE, f. b. 



P. F. Swanson 

0pp. 2 Yr. 
12 6 

21 6 

24 

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Pagfeettjall 1922 

The 1922 Two- Year basketball season opened with several familiar faces on 
the squad. A hard schedule of sixteen games had been arranged by Manager 
Nettleton. There was a lot of good material out for the team, but they lacked 
experience, and Coach Grayson had a difficult proposition on his hands to develop 
the needed material. After several calls for candidates "Em" was able to whip 
two full teams together, and lively practice games took place daily. Soon a very 
promising team was developed under the efficient direction of Coach Grayson and 
Captain Ross. 

The season started off with a victory over Amherst High. The next game 
was our first defeat at Sacred Heart. Three more defeats followed, but we 
didn't give up the ship. After a long cold ride to Arms Academy we lined up 
against the Strong "Arms" team; it was a closely fought contest from the start 
to the finish. After playing two over time periods we finally succeeded in defeat- 
ing our opponents to the tune of 21 — 20. 

Five victories and five defeats were the results of the rest of our season. Too 
much credit cannot be given to Captain Ross. He worked hard every minute, and 
his foul shooting was far superior to his 0]3ponents. 

tC&t 'STtam 

Emory E. Grayson Coach 

Ian H. Ross Captain 

Francis J. Nettleton. Manager 



I. H. Ross, r. f. 

A. L. Donnellan, r. g. 

H. J. Parsons, c. 



G. O. Greene, 1. f. 
W. L. Cutler, 1. f. 
E. Adair, 1. g. 



F. E. Wilson 



E. J. Barnicle 



R. L. Strout 



CIa0iS Tleam 



E. J. Barnicle, 1. f. 
V. N. Cluff, 1. g. 



R. L. Strout, c. 
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A. R. Baker, r. f. 
F. E. Wilson, r. g. 



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Opp. 


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Amherst High 


9 


19 


Worcester North High 


9 


15 


Sacred Heart 


22 


10 


Clarke School 


30 


36 


Deerfield Academy 


22 


13 


Smith Academy 


7 


21 


Wilbraham Academy 


66 


12 


Gushing Academy 


18 


9 


Williston Academy 


29 


19 


Smith Academy 


21 


20 


Arms Academy 


20 


21 


Sacred Heart 


12 


18 


Deerfield Academy 


24 


22 


Wilbraham Academy 


14 


29 


M. A. C. Second Team 


27 


13 


Union College Freshmen24 


21 



JBasifeetijaU 1923 



The basketball team of 1923 was composed of practically all raw material, 
there being but two members of the 1922 team which formed the nucleus around 
which the team had to be built up. There was a truly large response at the 
calling of candidates, and much enthusiasm was displayed by all. Every indiv- 
idual was given a thorough tryout to display his mettle, and under the watchful 
eye of "Em", those of this year's team who come back next ye^r, together with 
what raw material may be developed, should put the Shorthorn Quintet back 
into the winning column and uphold the reputation of Two- Year teams in days 
gone by. 

Altho this season's record was on the face of it rather disappointing from the 
standpoint of victories won, yet let it be said that it was thru no lack of spirit 
or gameness that the scores do not read differently; for every player exemplified 
the same Aggie spirit which has ever been prevalent from the beginning of the 
course. 

The team seemed to gain in strength toward the end of the season, and 
the fact that the strong Natick High School team was taken into camp tends to 
bear this statement out. 

So, after taking into consideration the fact that the men were all new to 
each other and did not have the big advantage of ever having played together, 
it should not be said that the team was entirely unsuccessful, and the experience 
gained by the Junior members is sure to make itself manifest during the years 
ensuing. 



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Emory E. Grayson 
Edward J. Barnicle 
Leon C. Thomas 



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Coach 

Captain 

Manager 



E. J. Barnicle, r. f. 
P. Merchant, 1. f. 
W. H. Park, 1. g. 



W. H. Tufts, r. g. 
S. Parsons, c. 
W. L. Cutler, c. 



D. S. Outhuse 



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W. E. Stover 



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J. Aldrich, r. f. 






W. Howe, c. 






M. CONKLIN, 1. f. 






M. Lane, 1. g. 




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2 Yr. 




0pp. 


2 Yr 


Amherst High 


18 


12 


Sacred Heart 


31 


7 


Sacred Heart 


34 


8 


Wilbraham 


30 


15 


Smith Academy 


15 


20 


Deerfield 


37 


19 


Wilbraham 


50 


14 


Williston 


32 


21 


Deerfield 


26 


14 


Natick 


20 


23 


Amherst High 


24 


16 










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PafiJeball 1923 



Immediately after the close of the basketball season indoor baseball practice 
began in the Drill Hall. About thirty candidates reported to Coach "Em" 
Grayson, all of whom had more or less previous experience; but each had a de- 
termination to do his best for the course, for the team and for "Em." 

The season started with a 23 — 5 victory over Turners Falls High, which 
gave evidence that a hard-hitting and snappy team was to represent the Two- 
Year Course this season. 

The next game against Sacred Heart High was opened with a homer by 
Micky McGrath on the first ball pitched. Armstrong dupUcated Micky's feat 
a few moments later, and the game was on ice. Carl Henry's excellent pitching 
could not be solved by the Holyoke boys who did not connect safely throughout 
the game. 

The first out-of-town game was played with Wilbraham Academy at Wilbra- 
ham, and the team continued in its winning stride by bringing home an 11 — 3 
victory. The hard hitting of the Aggie boys and Kelley's excellent work on the 
mound featured the game. 

One week later the Wilbraham team journeyed to Amherst to even things up, 
but "Em's" strong aggregation started in where it left off the previous week, and 
the visitors left on the short end of a 19 — 5 score. 

Monson Academy's strong team visited the campus a few days later, confident 
of a win. Both teams hit the ball hard and handled it carelessly, but the final 
count showed the two-year boys on the long end of a 17: — 14 score. 

At this stage of the season the boys lost their batting eyes and suffered three 
defeats at the hands of Sacred Heart, Deerfield Academy and Monson Academy. 
The absence of Captain Bangs in the first two of these games was keenly felt, 
and his value to the team became very evident. The following week the boys 
returned to the winning column by defeating Palmer High 14 — 2. 

June second the Deerfield nine visited the campus, and won in the ninth by 
a score of 8 — 6. This was a close, interesting game, and a fine exhibition of 
baseball. 

The season was ended in the proper manner by annexing the Commencement 
game with Worcester North High by the score of 11—1. The season proved to 
be one of the most successful any of "Em's" teams have thus far experienced. 
All hated to see it end so soon, and the joy of playing together will long be re- 
membered. 

117 




1922 



Emoky E. Grayson 
Waltee a. Bangs 
Paul F. Swanson , 



Coach 

Captain 

Manager 



R. T. Potter, 3 b. 

D. S. OuTHUSE, r. f. 
H. S. Sahlin, c. f. 

E. J. Baknicle, 1 b. 
C. B. Henry, 1 b. or p. 

S)Ul)0titutciS 

W. L. Cutler, 3 b. and 2 b. W. J. Elliott, c. f. (played as a 

W. H. Park, 3 b. and c. f. regular until taken ill) 

C. E. Hersome, c. 



M. McGrath, 2 b. 
W. A. Bangs, s. s. 
J. S. Armstrong, 1. f. 
Wm. Smith, c. 
E. B. Kelly, p. or c. f. 



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Kelly 


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22 


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Armstrong 


52 


24 


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Bangs 


39 


16 


.410 


Henry 


46 


15 


.326 


Outhuse 


40 


13 


.325 


Smith 


50 


16 


.320 


McGrath 


57 


18 


.315 


Potter 


30 


9 


.300 


Cutler 


11 . 


3 


.272 


Elliott 


12 


3 


.250 


Barnicle 


15 


3 


.200 


Park 


5 


1 


.200 


Sahlin 


15 


1 


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Team 



420 



144 



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Turners Falls High 
Sacred Heart High 
Wilbraham Academy 
Wilbraham Academy 
Monson Academj'- 
Sacred Heart High 



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2 Yr 


5 


23 


1 


10 


3 


11 


5 


19 


14 


17 


9 


7 



Deerfield Academy 
Monson Academy 
Palmer High 
Deerfield Academy 
Worcester North High 



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