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Earl Breckenridge, 1925 

Stacultp airbigot 

Roland H. Verbeck, Director of Short 
Courses 

business St^anagfc Sitt (Bttitot 

Ivory A. Hall, 1925 Rebecca E. Merryman, 1925 

Simttic& HoKejS 

Douglas W. Harrington, 1925 Clyde C. Hartney, 1925 

Harold E. Berry, 1925 

aubcttisSinB 

Willis A. Baker, 1925, Manager Sidney G. Carl, 1926 

Kenneth H. Thompson, 1925 Fred L. Delano, 1926 

Contiibittocsji 

C. Almon Severance, 1925 Janet McGregor, 1925 

MoRLEY W. Myers, 1925 George E. Friedli. 1925 

Theodore J. Devine, 1925 and others 



jForetoorb 



We are striving to pattern the Shorthorn of 1925 after 
Shorthorns of the preceding years, believing that only in 
this w^ay may traditions come into being. 

The inculcation of new features will undoubtedly add 
to the value of subsequent publications, as ours does not, and 
we here desire to set up or to continue a temporary standard 
which may be raised as time and conditions will warrant. 

This autobiography of individuals and classes, for 
such it is, is designed to develop unity, build up tradition, 
afford some amusement and, later, to provoke reminiscence. 



Bebication 



To our friends: 

2Dircctor IBloIanli ^. S?nl»rcfe 
iFocntft 2Diccctot lofin pgclan 
Sl^iSiS Static SS^ttckt, €t)ief Cktli 

It is with pleasure and heartfelt gratitude that we 
acknowledge our humble thanks for the active cooperation 
of our present Director, the ideals and precedents of our 
former Director, and the invaluable advice, indefatigable 
zeal and real help of Miss Marie Mercier, Chief CIei;k of 
the Short Courses. Without the help of all of these friends 
our book had been a failure. We wish at this time to thank 
all of our other friends who have in any degree assisted 
in the development of this publication. 




ROLAND HALE VERBECK 

Born 1886. B. Sc, Mass. Agr. Coll., 1908; Principal Petersham High School, 1908-1910; 
Headmaster Parsonsfield Seminary, iVIaine. 1910-1916; Harvard Graduate School of Educa- 
tion, 1916-1917; U. S. Air Service, 1917-1918; A. E. P., 1918-1919; Director New York State 
School of Agriculture, St. Lawrence University, 1919-1924; Director of Short Courses, 
M. A. C, 1924 to date. Member Phi Sigma Kappa. 

An affable man and courteous withal. 



EDWARD MORGAN LEWIS 

Born 1872. B.A., Williams College, 1896; M.A., Williams College, 1899; Graduate 
of Boston School of Expression, 1901; Instructor in Public Speaking. Columbia University, 
1901-03; Instructor and Assistant Professor of Public Speaking and Oratory, Williams 
College, 1903-11; Instructor, Harvard Summer School, 1903 and 1906; Instructor, Yale 
Divinity- School, 1904-1914; Assistant Professor of English and Assistant Dean, Mass. Agr. 
Coll., 191 1; Professor of Literature and Associate Dean, M. A. C, 1912; Dean and Professor 
of Languages and Literature, M. A. C, 1914; Head of the Division of Humanities, 1919; 
Acting President, 1913-14, 1918-19, 1921 and 1924 to date; Alumni Trustee Williams College, 
1915 to date; President New England Intercollegiate Athletic Association, 1920-23; Member 
of American Academy of Political and Social Sciences; Trustee of the School of Expression, 
Boston; Director National Eisteddfod Association; .Member of American Geographic 
Society; Member Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Gamma Delta. 




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



Kenyon L. Butterfield, A.m., LL.D. 

Born 1868. B.Sc, Mich. Agr. Coll., 1891; Assistant Secretary Mich. Agr. Coll., 1891-92; 
Editor "Michigan Grange Visitor," 1892-95; Editor Grange Department. "Michigan Farmer," 
1895-1903; Supt. Michigan Farmers' Institutes, 1895-1899; Field .\gent, Mich. Agr. Coll., 
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 Massachusetts 
Agricultural College, 1906-1924; LL. D., Amherst College, 1910; Member of U. S. Commis- 
sion on Country Life, 1908-09; U. S. .'Kgricultural Commission, 1913; Army Educational 
Commission, Y. !VI. C. A., Overseas, 1918-1919; North American Board of Foreign Missions 
Commission for Investigating Conditions in China, 1921-22; At present President of Michigan 
.Agricultural College. 




JOHN PHELAN 

This to remind us of a sincere friend rvho was never found lacl(ing in fatherly advice, 
fier^ ?oi)a//j) to the Trpo-Year course and intelligent friendship for all. 




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Max F. Abell, Ph.D. 

LoRiN E. Ball, B.Sc. 

Luther Banta, B.Sc. 

Mary A. Bartley, 

Morton H. Cassidy, B.Sc. 

Walter W. Chenoweth, A.B., M.Sc. 

Lawrence S. Dickinson, B.Sc. 

Brooks D. Drain, B.Sc 

Arthur P. French, M.Sc. 

Mary E. Garvey, B.Sc. 

Guy V. Glatfelter, M.Sc. 

Laurence R. Grose, A.B., M. F. 

Christian I. Gunness, B.Sc. 

Margaret Hamlin, B.A. 

Curry S. Hicks, B.Pd. 

S. C. Hubbard, 

Willard K. Jones, B.Sc. 

Henry F. Judkins, B.Sc. 

Marshall O. Lanphear, B.Sc 

John B. Lentz, A.B., V.M.D. 

Charles E. Marshall, Ph.D. 

Charles A. Michels, M.Sc. 

Richard T. Muller, M.Sc 

John B. Newlon, 

Charles H. Patterson, A.M. 

Harlow L. Pendelton, B.Sc. 

Marion Pulley, B.Sc 

George F. Pushee, 

Norman J. Pyle, V.M.D. 

George J. Raleigh, M.Sc 

Victor A. Rice, M.Agr. 

William F. Robertson, B.Sc. 

Roland W. Rogers, B.Sc, M.L.A. 

Fred C. Sears, M.Sc. 

Edna L. Skinner, B.Sc 

Harold W. Smart, Attorney 

Richard W. Smith, B.Sc. 

Grant B. Snyder, B.Sc.Agr. 

James L. Strahan, M.Sc 

Charles H. Thayer, 

Clark L. Thayer, B.Sc 

Weston C. Thayer, B.Sc. 

Charles H. Thompson, M.Sc 

Ralph A. Van Meter, B.Sc 

Paul W. Viets, 

T. George Yaxis, M.Sc. 

Hubert W. Yount, M.Sc. 



Farm Management 

Physical Education 

Poultry Husbandry 

Home Economics 

Entomology 

Horticultural Manufactures 

Supt. of Grounds 

Pomology 

Pomology 

Microbiology 

Animal Husbandry 

Forestry 

Rural Engineering 

Counselor for Women 

Physical Education and Hygiene 

Floriculture 

Agronomy 

Dairying 

Agronomy 

Veterinary Science 

Microbiology 

Agronomy 

Floriculture 

Rural Engineering 

English, Dramatic Coach 

Dairying 

Poultry Husbandry 

Rural Engineering 

Veterinary Science 

Pomology 

Animal Husbandry 

Horticultural Manufactures 

Horticulture 

Pomology 

Home Economics 

Business Law 

Dairying 

Vegetable Gardening 

Rural Engineering 

Agronomy 

Floriculture 

Animal Husbandry 

Horticulture 

Pomology 

Supervisor Farm Placement 

Dairying 

Agricultural Economics 



Iligtorp of tfje ^toogear €o\ix^t at tije 
Jlagsiacijugetts; Agricultural College 

The two-year course was organized by the State Legislature in 1918 to give 
a more practical course than had previously been offered. This fulfilled a real need and 
two-year graduates are, at this date, holding important positions in New England 
Agriculture. 

This department now offers seven major courses, and subjects allied to these courses 
are offered in conjunction with them. 

This year it was decided that the six months placement training, which is an im- 
portant feature in connection with the Short Course Department, and which has been 
usually abrogated in the past, would better run its full course and count heavily toward 
graduation. This will necessitate the return of the prospective Seniors at a later date 
in the fall. 

Two clubs for the men and one for the women have arisen and provide the human 
contact so necessary in general education. 

Recreation and amusements are enjoyed by the two-year students. Football, basket- 
ball and baseball are our recognized major sports and we hope to add hockey to the 
list. By identical payments for non-athletic amusements we enjoy excellent concerts 
which are provided by the college. 

Last year it was our misfortune to lose one who has been the Director of Short 
Courses since their inception. Professor John Phelan has gone to Michigan Agricultural 
College with ELx-President Kenyon L. Butterfield and we now have in his place. Director 
Roland H. Verbeck, a M. A.C. graduate of the Class of 1 908. Mr. Verbeck bids fair 
to ably take over the many duties of his position. 

It is our privilege to assist m starting activities which may develop into traditions 
in later years and we are sure that we express the sentiment of this graduating class when 
we say that we will do our best after graduation to make this course worth something 
to the citizens of Massachusetts. 



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CLASS OFFICERS, 1925 

President, Earl Breckenridge; Vice-President, Janet McGregor; Secretary, 
Dorothy L. Chilson; 7 reaswer, Donald F. Harrington. 



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Clasis; ilisitorp 



Everything happened at once when we arrived here for the first time in September, 
1923. After an address of welcome in Stockbridge Hall we were marshalled to French 
Hall where Longley, Paddock and Duke Hazen told us what was what and what 
wasn't. As a result the next day saw all of us (?) wearing our prescribed head covering 
and saluting all people who looked as tho they knew more than we did. My arm still 
aches. 

Ernest Hayn was our first temporary Class President and was superseded about 
one month later by Bernard Snodgrass who left us at the end of the winter term. 

Our first year was a creditable attempt to locate ourselves in our studies, and 
few dropped out for any reason. 

Our six months' training was not without a beneficial effect, especially on those to 
whom work on a farm was a new thing, and we returned in the Fall, Seniors. We 
missed our older brothers at that time as we miss our younger ones now. 

Class Officers were elected. Earl Breckenndge was elected Class President: 
Janet McGregor was chosen to help him do nothing: Dorothy Chilson was considered 
worthy to sharpen pencils and it was the opinion of the class that Donald Harrington 
should pay for them. 

We went thru the usual formalities of giving a reception and dance to the Frosh 
and received one in return. A similar dance and reception was tendered to the ten 
weeks' students in the winter term and was reciprocated. Our dance to the Football 
team was a huge success and was attended by a number of the Varsity team by 
invitation. 

At a later election Earl Breckenridge was chosen to be Class Orator at Commence- 
ment Day exercises, Ivory A. Hall to be Class Prophet and Harold K. Ansell as Class 
Historian. The writing up of the Class Elections was entrusted to Rebecca E. Merryman. 
Their performance at Commencement was very creditable. 

It is not strange to those who understand, that such a brief history can be of 
extreme interest to us, but never can we forget our wholesome associations with our 
class mates, our teachers and friends at the best college we know of, M. A. C. 



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iSlantiDlpS Stpottotli SlcKttman 

Salisbury, 1905; Poultry. 

"To he there or to be late, that is the question." 

Charles the 13th said, "The only happy man is he 
who has found his work-" Randolph has found his 
and we think that he knows more about all kinds of 
chickens now than he did when he came here. Although 
he has not been much in evidence at social events, the 
work which kept him from attending will undoubtedly 
be the cause of his expected success. 



K. K. 

Grantwood, N. J., 1903; Animal Husbandry; Student 
Council; Baseball; Hockev; Class Historian; Dramatic 
Club. 

"None but himself can be his parallel" 

Dutch is not interested in anything except dancing. 
Guernseys, women, Buicks, clothes, studies, baseball, 
hockey, etc. Having sampled the atmosphere of 
iM. A. C. for two years he might decide to come around 
again and stay longer. At present Guernseys loom 
large in the field of his ambition but more mature 
deliberation might result in almost anything, in that 
he has the ability to extract much from a subject if 
he will apply himself to it. We will not predict any- 
thing certain. 



(Elliott iftanfe atnolti 

K. K. 

Woburn, 1906; Animal Husbandry. 

"A sadder and a wiser man 
He rose the morrow morn" 

Benn}' is a good fellow after he wakes up in the 
morning. Unfortunately his rising date could be 
earlier. That is probably one of the main reasons why 
he did not learn to milk on farm placement. He is also 
one of the reasons for the existence of four clothing 
stores in Amherst. His brain and feet are the import- 
ant functioning parts of him. We might predict a 
brilliant career for him after his expected continued 
studying at Cornell. 



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K. K. 

Winchester, 1906; Animal Husbandry; Basketball; Ad- 
\ertising Manager Shorthorn. 

"The lady doth protest too much, methinks." 

He raises Holsteins and nothing else but. He took 
Carnegie by persistence and not by storm. One good 
thing which he will do is to revolutionize the Holstein 
breed. We wish the reader's opinion of the nerve of a 
chap who will take a dog into class with him and then 
run a mile to avoid speaking to a co-ed. He has a 
nerve all right but it must be of a different kind. 



i^arold (Kbtoatti TBttt^ 

K. K. 

West Natick, 1901; Pomology; Photographs, Short- 
horn. 

He had the patience of Job and was always late. 

Nurmi blew into .Amherst and Aggie on the run and 
he has been on the go ever since. If, reader, you should 
chance to wander among the orchards on the hill, and 
suddenly hear a long 0-o-o-o-h, Pro-o-o-f-f-, and see a 
blue-sweatered individual come stumbling along, you 
may rest assured that it is Nurmi, late as usual. Once 
it was reported that he was to be ijiarried to a blonde 
in Three Rivers but he was late for that too. We ex- 
pect to hear much of Berry's orchards in the future 
and the class wishes vou "Good luck," Nurmi. 



K2 

Andover, 1894; .Animal Husbandry; Student Council; 
Song Leader; Class President (2); Class Orator; 
Editor-in-Chief, Shorthorn. 

"When I ope my lips, let no dog bark" 

Breck is to the Profs, what variation is to the 
breeder, at once their hope and bane. Their hope in 
that they expect to receive the correct answer to any 
question they may propound and their bane in that 
he should ask involved questions. Breck is disgusted 
when he obtains less than a ninety and his many learned 
discussions have earned him the title of Asst. Prof. 
His best work is done in Red Parker's orchestra on the 
trombone, it is rumored that he fell asleep in Rural 
Engineering one day. Breck deserves to make his way 
as he has worked hard and long. 

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Sllbnt l^fittj BusitoEU 

K. K. 

Belmont, 1905; Animal Husbandry; Basketball; Base- 
ball; Hockey. 

"Extremes in Nature equal good produce" 

As the Class Optimist he was misnamed. In his 
club he is called the "Dissenting Vote." We trust that 
Buzz' terrible mistake in An. Hus. during his freshman 
year has been corrected. Although we understand that 
he is to take a position in Swift's packing concern when 
he has completed his course here, he claims that he is 
going to breed Holsteins as soon as he has made his 
first million. 



A. T. G. 

Wrentham, 1905; Dairy Manufactures. 

Introducing the sponsor for the Broken Back Dance step. 

We will tell only the truth. He is lazy, likes the 
girls, has one in No. .Adams, makes wise cracks that 
don't get away so large in class, etc. Andy is a basket- 
ball player of promise, a baseball pitcher when he has a 
lemon in his cheek, and a bluffer in the nth degree. 
However, an optimist is always handy to have around, 
and Cep can see the bright side of a piece of coal. He 
will go to South America immediately after being grad- 
uated for the purpose of making ice-cream for export 
to the San Bias Indians. 



SDocotlb^ Eila Cgil0on 

s. c. s. 

Huntington. 1904; General Agriculture; Class Secretary; 
Chairman Commencement Committee; Secretary 
Dramatic Club. 

"Turn away those cruel eyes, 
The stars of my undoing" 

A sunny smile and a ready wit has made many 
friends for Dot, both at the Abbey and around the 
campus. How one small person can accomplish so much 
in twenty-four hours is a puzzle to us all. Counting 
calories for "Joe Diet" is her favorite pastime. We 
hope to be putting in our order for her jellies at an 
early date, if she can bear to leave the potatoes alone. 



3!aniCE £S$atie Cooptt 

s. c. s. 



Westfield, 1900; Animal 
Secretary S. C. S. 



Husbandry; Dramatic Club; 



She likes animals. 

Here is a girl always ready for anything whether it 
is milking at 4:30 A. M., or playing the ukelele at 11 :30 
P. M. Janice is leaving us for the pines of North 
Carolina, where she will use the knowledge she has ac- 
quired at M. A. C. with her Ayrshire herd. 



SDonalft %oiitU Ctooliisi 

North Brookfield, 1907; Poultry; Basketball; Baseball. 

"Greatness ,comes only to those who seek not how to 
avoid obstacles hut to overcome them" 

Probably that is why he is usually leaping about. 
Shorty likes the girls, though few of us know it. He is 
good-natured as is evidenced by the fact that we caught 
him breaking in a pair of new shoes for his cousin. He 
has two mottoes: "Copy and slide by" and "Cheer up, 
the term will soon be over." On account of a weak heart, 
we can only advise him to get married and raise 
chickens. We fully appreciate your handicaps, Shorty, 
and love you just the same. 



l^atolti Baftft CroDftS) 

North Brookfield, 1904; Pomology; Baseball. 

A jump, a cough, it stops, it's dead — NO GAS. 

The illustrious people of North Brookfield banded 
together and sent two of their citizens to the Two-year 
Class of 1925. One of them, H. B. by name, was en- 
dowed with a flivver and therein lies my story. Many 
a cut class and missed breakfast can be laid to the door 
or other parts of that flivver. Sometimes it was be- 
cause the engine was cold, then again a flat tire, but the 
one unanswerable argument was— NO GAS. No girl 
can sav that she ever had to walk home when she went 
riding with Harold, because he never asked any to ride. 
Come, co-eds, testify. We understand that II. B. is 
going back to the old home town to show the natives 
why he majored in Pom- A gala day when North 
Brooklield comes into her own. 

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jFtanfe 3IamEg Cumminggi 
A. T. G. 

North Adams, 1901; Pomology; Baseball. 

"'Tis not in mortals to command success 
But he did more, he deserved it." 

That hill town, North Adams, sent Frank down to 
Aggie. His major is Pomology and his specialty is 
"growing them where they ain't." If anyone can grow 
trees, he is the one to do it. Of a rather quiet, fun- 
loving, easy-going disposition, he is a man for a' that. 
They do say that Frank is well known in Troy, N. Y., 
but a fellow must have some room to move around. 
Bennington, Vt., where he spent his time on farm place- 
ment, has a few lurid tales to tell about him and they 
have since started a girls' college there. 



iamcs dfllinSloto 2Dennctt 
A. T. G. 

Plympton, 1903; Poultry; Baseball. 

Considered the most bashful. 

Jim is a real quiet boy, so quiet, in fact, that no 
Amherst chicken has ever pecked him. In his room, the 
other night, we found the reason. He receives from and 
writes to Northfield Seminary, seven letters a week. 
What a pity the week is so short! We learn that Jim 
is to go back to the home farm and boss the job while 
his brothers do the work. That's farm management, 
Jim. 



©En;'amin CEdtoatli SDtcbj? 
A. T. G. 

Concord Junction, 1905; .Animal Husbandry, 

Cleanliness is important 

Not that Ben is not clean. He is spotless. Not find- 
ing exactly the right course for himself here he thought 
that he might as well find out what the farmers do in 
order that he might take advantage of them the better. 
He now knows how to clean and disinfect his Car of 
Juggernaut so that he doesn't carry diseases around with 
him. He doubles on Post Office (U. S.). 

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A. T. G. 

Taunton, 1904: Dairy Manufactures. 

What ho, the scholar! 

Either Ted burns the midnight oil, or else he is in a 
fog. We know he is one of the bright and shining 
lights of the class and if he really earns it I suppose 
it is natural to look and act as if he were always half 
asleep. Ted is extremely interested in the present sit- 
uation in Germany. This article is to persuade him to 
present his goat to relieve the situation. 



lElicljacti ^itt^ctie (Cisfolti 

A. T. G. 

Ludlow, 1898: Poultry. 

We really don't know much about Richard, not be- 
cause he doesn't tell us enough but we don't know what 
to believe. After being in the Army for a while he 
likes his shells to be on eggs. He is also an awful 
bluffer, but there, Richard, we don't mean any more of 
what we say than you do. 



CStotst jfcitUli 
A. T. G. 

Cleveland, 1904; Horticulture. 

He's a man from New York, so they say, 
With a flivver he bought down that way. 

But in Winter's snow 

It refuses to go. 
And gets worse and worse day by day. 

At dancing he's really a bear. 
At studies he's only just fair, 
But where trees will grow, 
To that place will he go — 
Cleveland, poor city, BEWARE. 

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K. K. 

Jamaica Plain, 1902; Poultry; Social Committee. 

A man ivith the courage of bis convictions- 

This man from South Boston has an awful nerve and 
his ambition tends toward a Professorship in Genetics- 
His studies in that field have been profound and it is 
an unfortunate thing that Poultry S4 was included in 
the curriculum. However, when George gets his farm, 
he will, no doubt, win all the success that his labor 
deserves. 



SDouglaS ilCliUiam JfitUct 

K. K. 

New York City, 1905; Horticulture. 

"With every change his features played 
As aspens show the light and shade." 

Which means that he is a blusher. He is a sober(?), 
quiet fellow, but his baby smile has captivated the 
hearts of all in the class. His favorite expression is, 
"You can't eat that." by which it would seem that he 
were the indulgent parent instead of the Class Baby, as 
he has been duly elected. Doug's agricultural studies 
should fit him to be a New York banker. His ambition 
is to grow shrubs, and make roof gardens on all Chinese 
Restaurants and on the Labor Temple in New York. 



s. c. s. 

Springfield, 1902; .Animal Husbandry; Dramatic Club. 

"Where are you going, my pretty maid?" 
"I'm going a-milking, sir" she said. 

Chris came to us from her farm at Huntington just 
in time to win her laurels at sheep-shearing, thereby 
crashing to fame via the New York Times and the 
Midweek News Pictorial. We expect to hear great 
things in the future from Chris and her Guernseys. 

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Kborp attSur l^all 

K. K. 

South Portland. Me., 1904: Animal Husbandry; Dram- 
atic Club: Hockey: Business Manager, Shorthorn; 
Class Prophet; Social Committee. 

A fool must now and then be right by chance. 

Ivory is no fool, however, in spite of his name. In 
two short years he has made imposing progress from a 
quiet, unassuming young man into — well, now he has 
pep. He is very much interested in Guernseys, but will 
be financially independent very soon from his side line, 
silver foxes. 



iaDonalU j?tanci£> ^amngton 

A. T. G. 

Framingham, 1903; Floriculture: Baseball; Class 
Treasurer. 

"O let me live forever on those lips. 
The nectar of the gods to these is tasteless" 

He and his brother have quit being twins. They 
wait on different tables, have different studies, don't go 
out for the same sports, etc. Also, Don is the larger. 
His favorite expression is, "Crying bells-" If he arrived 
at his clas.ses with the same punctuality that he arrives 
at Mt. Holyoke, he would be all right. Let us hope 
that he will land the new greenhouses which he is plan- 
ning to raise the new Harrington Carnations in. 



SDoufflaS Wanilam i^atcington 

A. T. G. 

Framingham, 1903; Poniology; Secretary A. T. C; 
Football Manager; Athletic Editor, Shorthorn. 

"'lis youth, sir, viakes the world go round." 

This smiling, curly-headed kid of ours breezed into 
Aggie in the fall of 1923 with his twin brother, Don, and 
easily won a place in the Class of 1925. Good-natured, 
likable and mischief-loving about describes him. 

Of women there were many, 
Mt. Holyoke furnished plenty. 
Of studies there were few. 
He liked his Pom, it's true. 
Of the future we can say, 
"Here's luck, Doug, anyway." 

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Clp&c Clarence l^actncp 
A. T. G. 

Athol, 1903; Pomology; Dramatic Club; Joke Editor, 
Shorthorn; Football; Baseball; Basketball; Student 
Council. 

The first to fight, the last to run away. 

We can say one thing for Mike, and that is that he 
is the only three letter man in the class. Mike has been 
full of pep ever since he hit the campus and he hasn't 
stopped yet. Many are the interesting incidents in this 
chap's life but the number of irons he can keep hot is 
amazing. See his record above, then add studying, 
waiting on table and ABBEYING. 



(Ernest a^orris ^apn 

K. K. 

Springfield, 1904; Horticulture; Class President (1); 
Social Committee. 

"My lips pressed themselves involuntarily to his — a 
long, long kiss, burning, intense — concentrating emotion, 
heart, soul, all the rays of life's light into a single focus. 

We often surprise Rudy in dreamy moods, doubtless 
dreaming of the ones he left behind in Springfield. His 
chief delights are informals. women and art. Ernie's 
artistic talent has decorated many a slicker on the 
campus, and, incidentally, he has carved many a girl's 
heart, we fear. His future lies either in Landscape or 
Hollywood. Rudy always wears pink pajamas, lavender 
mules and a green night cap. 



Sl^arp io^nsion 

S. C. S. 

Boston, 1904; Animal Husbandr\-. 

A cheerful companion is worth gold- 

Sweet, pretty and unassuming, .Mary was blessed with 
more than her share of good qualities. Quiet, it is true, 
but she can do tricks with a car in heavy traffic. Last 
summer she played nursemaid to some prize cows, but 
now, in addition to learning all there is to know about 
small fruit growing, it seems she is interested in making 
sure that all human beings have enough calories- Hav- 
ing known Mary we now have much faith in ministers' 
daughters. 

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MlilUam SDuntan 3|otlian 

Somerville. 1905; Poultry; Interested in the Stock Mar- 
ket and Produce Exchange. 

When Fat is fiat he's tall. 

Fat is the oflicial information bureau of the two-year 
course. He knows every thing about everybody, plus 
their ambitions. He has been known to give out marks 
near the end of the term before the Profs, have corrected 
the papers. His weakness is "Good Grub." We predict 
a brilliant career for him, not as a poultry fancier but 
as a newspaper reporter. 



31of)n l?in«nt Itant 

K. K. 

Lenox, 1903; Floriculture. 

His music hath charm to make the breast savage. 

You don't have to talk long to Johnny to find out 
where he comes from. He is continually telling about 
the Belles of Berkshire. John's laugh has no equal — 
we hope. He is valuable to a motor mechanic in that 
it requires the services of another mechanician to start 
the car after John gets through with it, thus making 
more work for the starving garage men. His voice is 
his outstanding feature. It stands out above everything 
in morning chapel. If Cadman or IVlcDowell were to 
hear him the market would be flooded with Indian or 
Chinese music. 



Sl^aliclon ifcanccs IScgfS 

s. c. s. 

Dorchester, 1895; Animal Husbandry; Vice-President 
Y. W. C. A.; Women's Student Council; Dramatic 
Club; Social Committee. 

Stylish in dress, cheerful in manner — a friend- 

A cheery greeting, a merry smile, and Madelon is with 
us. A member of the Women's Council, a hearty sup- 
porter of the class, and a girl whom few can beat when 
it comes to getting creditable marks. Some day we 
may perhaps visit a model farm, stocked with purebreds, 
and hope that the dainty owner will invite us in for tea. 

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Carl a^annins I^ine^butg 

A. T. G. 

Woodville, 1904; Vegetable Gardening. 

Meet half the Veg. Gardening class. We don't know 
much about this chap. He is always doing something, 
but we can't find out what it is. One thing is sure, he 
knows how to get by and maybe it is no one's business 
how this is done. We all have our trials. His ambition 
is to raise the 58th variety. He would like to raise 
celery or pick up rags for a living. He is now Assistant 
Housekeeper at the Abbey, which accounts for his usual 
smile. The smile -couldn't be laid to the fact that he 
lives almost next door to the Nut House at Westboro? 



(Bottion 2^?lc 
K. K. 

Everett, 1905; Floriculture. 

With his pipes he should be a plumber- 

Gordon was never very savage. Perhaps if we men- 
tion music we will touch on that part of life which really 
interests him. He is also slightly interested in flowers, 
but not in their habits of growth. A deep student of 
sociology of the masses, he should do much good to his 
fellow men. On his authority alone, we venture to 
recommend jazz music to the hoi polloi and everyone 
else. Good luck to you, Gordon. 



Clatencr Coplanb Hatoton 

K. K. 

Worcester, 1903; Horticulture; Class Secretary (1); 
Baseball Manager (2). 

And still they sang "Sally in our alley-" 

Whenever you hear, "What do you know, anything?" 
you will know that Chuck has arrived. We never could 
understand how Chuck acquired all the valuable in- 
formation that he imparts in class to the less fortunate 
ones, but he gets it. He can also play the piano in a 
way to make your feet itch having tickled the i\'ories 
for the Clark University orchestra before coming here. 
We recommend him as a social butterfly, landscraper 
and husband. 




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Jlatocrncf Jltntiswn 
K. K. 

Worcester, 1892; Poultry. 

Swedes have their trades 

Though from them some do stray. 

Larry and his dog left the old country and trade to 
get a real knowledge of Poultry Husbandry, especially 
Genetics. It is rumored that he likes to entertain the 
Profs, on borrowed suppers as he is not a brilliant orator. 
Larry intends to locate near Worcester of course so that 
he may laugh at the bricklayers when it rains. If your 
luck isn't what you think it should be, put a P in front 
of it and keep going. 



anbrcto 3o&evff SI9atuIfitrci 
A. T. G. 

Orange, 1902; Dairy Manufactures. 

Many are called but few correctly. 

Sneeze-it is a pest to all the Profs. What they call 
him in class can't touch what they think. Mat turned 
out to be quite a lawyer, though most of his time is 
being taken up with a study of why ice is necessary to 
make ice-cream keep when salt ought to do just as well. 
He is and ought to be a good mixer and has recently 
invented an ice-cream pump on the dime automatic 
system to be installed in dance halls to feed the flappers. 
This machine has received favorable attention from the 
Automat Restaurant, New York City. 



31anct apccKttgoc 

s. c. s. 

Haverhill. 190^; Pomology; President S. C. S.; V. W. 
C. A. Cabinet; Vice-President of Class. 

Disguise our bondage as we will, 
'Tis woman, woman rules us still- 

A lover of the great out-of-doors is Janet. Fond of 
all kinds of sport. She is a loyal supporter of class and 
course activities and she demonstrated this by driving 
a borrowed flivver filled with co-eds to out-of-town foot- 
ball games last year. She has lately graduated from a 
flivver, preferring Lizzie's big brother. Efficiency is one 
of her strong points and we all admire her keen interest 
in her work. Although she joined us a term late, she 
soon made a place for herself in the class. She has the 
very, best wishes of her class in anything she might wish 
to undertake. 

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s. c. s. 

Becket, 1904; General Agriculture; Treasurer of Dramatic 
Club and S. C. S.; Prom. Committee. 

She is mild and sweet of wilL 

When it's packing time at M. A. C. Ethel is sure to 
be at the packing plant. Ethel has many claims to 
fame besides apple packing. She is the heroine of all 
our plays and a good scout anywhere. Whether she 
will be able to succeed at anything without the presence 
of the inseparable and irrepressible Dot is a question. 



lafin aibftt Sl^dlDt 

A. T. G. 

West Somerville, 1905; Pomology. 

"Little is known of him, sir. 
But methinks him a likable chap" 

Bashful, quiet, shy and unassuming is this Johnny 
Mellor. His arrival and first year at Aggie were un- 
eventful but this year Johnny and his small fruits have 
blossomed forth. We know of only one bit of mischief 
that Johnny commits and that is teasing Sheik Stow. 
Confidentially, though, he is showing Prof. Van IVleter 
how to raise small fruits and we of 1925 have labeled 
this gentle youth a success. 



Kcbecca (EasJtman SlSntpman 

s. c. s. 

Bradford, 1904; Horticulture; Dramatic Club; Art 
Editor, Shorthorn; Social Committee; Class Elections. 

"Lead we not here a jolly life 
Betxvixt the shine and shade?" 

Becky is our outdoor girl. She is never so happy as 
when she can don her knickers and hie to the hills in 
search of wild flowers. Her talent in drawing is remark- 
able and we don't doubt her success in the slightest. 

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CSuiltotli a^ontagut 

A. T. G. 

Sunderland, 1904; Animal Husbandry; Baseball. 

Prof: "Whence came this huge boulder;'" 

Monty: "A glacier brought it down from the North." 

We know a lot about Monty but not much that is 
fit to print, not that he has done anything to be ashamed 
of. If Monty ever gets ambitious Sunderland will 
absorb Massachusetts. His problem is to raise enough 
tobacco on three acres to feed enough Fi-Holstein- 
Guernseys to get enough milk to sell for enough money 
to buy another Ford and a ten-dollar one at that. We 
hope you go broke, Monty; the wheels come off. 



'atgomaiS patcicfe a^ittp^j 
K. K. 



Woburn, 1903; Vegetable Gardening; 
President Student Council. 



Football (1); 



- "Well said, that was laid on with a trowel" 

If you want to know how to grow cucumbers or any- 
thing else, just ask Murph. He'll tell you whether he 
knows anything about it or not, and will probably in- 
clude a "little inside dope." As a story teller, Murph is 
beyond reproach. He can tell the same story over and 
over again without losing the listener's interest — he never 
had it. Probably his greatest asset is his genius for 
political intrigue. It is rumored that he will run for 
Mayor of Woburn in 1926, if the cigars last. A line like 
his in deep water would land a whale. 



K. K. 

llingham, 1903; Poultry. 

What this country needs is more girls. 

Molly is versatile. Why he ever came here from the 
beaches of Hingham we don't know. He first became 
acquainted with some of the campus flock, then Amherst 
chickens and now is interested in South Amherst with 
a species which will keep him here all summer. Morley 
is one of the boys who has worked hard for the success 
of the Kolony Klub this year, and when the scales fall 
from- his eyes and he gets used to public speaking, he 
will do well. 

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laicfiatb %oui^ j^uttct 
K. K. 

Melrose Highlands, 1904; Poultry. 

Still waters run deep, even out of sight. 

We would like to call this young man dumb but fear 
it isn't a good description. On farm placement he 
created a remarkable impression — ask him. He laughs 
all the time and at everything but his laugh doesn't go 
so strong with his classmates. This laugh has grown 
much more musical since he got his radio and if he raises 
White Rocks for a living he will do well. They are 
hardy, no doubt, from the characteristics acquired from 
their name. Genetics again. He is seriously considering 
crossing them with Honey Bees, which lay 2,000 eggs a 
day. 



iftetietirK WLlSitinc patcf) 

A. T. G. 

Framingham Center, 1905; Animal Husbandry; Football 
(I, 2). 

Galloping Dan created an immediate impression on 
all of us. First, he decided that he was to instruct the 
An. Hus. Faculty, but soon realized his mistake and 
settled down to work in earnest and became a likable 
chap though a "conscientious objector." Dan has done 
well in spite of a physical handicap and his love of work 
will win him the reward which he deserves. Forced to 
leave at the expiration of four terms, he was unfortunate 
and we wish him well. 



^atolti '^TaplDt pattftsJon 
A. T. G. 

Barre, 1905; Animal Husbandry: Dramatic Club; 
Treasurer Animal Husbandry Club. 

"But screw your courage to the sticking place" 

Pat, or "Joe Barre," as he is called, has made his 
courage work overtime. Diffident and retiring, though 
possessed of a dry humor and very fine gray matter, he 
has had to exert himself to do his duty and speak so 
that anyone could hear him. He is one man who knew 
what he came here for and proceeded to get it. He has 
no business to have red hair but he will probably live 
up to it in time. We make no mistake in predicting 
a good living and a happy life for Pat, and he would 
call this Success. 



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SDonalb 'Eubb& paj>n^ 
K. K. 

Rochester, N. ^■., 1905: Horticulture; Dramatic Club. 

"hi youth very sprightly, 
III old age step lightly." 

For the young man whose favorite expression is, 
"I'll bite, what is it?" we have a warning. See below. 
Other men's wives and high school girls are all attracted 
by Don. with his heavy line, good looks, and cheerful 
disposition. He is a walking female directory of all 
neighboring towns. The onion factory's co-eds of Sun- 
derland University gaze rapturously into his eyes while 
high-school flappers "see him in their dreams." Don has 
the push and ability to achieve. success wherever he goes. 
He hopes to concentrate his attention on landscape work, 
and he has our very best wishes and benediction. 



CpcuiS Mlaran picfearb 
A. T. G. 

Concord Junction, 1904; Animal Husbandry; President 
\. T. G.; Football (1) and Captain (2); Dramatic 
Club; Student Council; Track; Baseball. 

"The world knows nothing of its greatest men" 

Cy came here with the determination to equal the 
record of his brother, who was here a few years ago. 
He has done so. The mainstay of the football back- 
field, he was elected Captain for the Senior year. His 
other athletic abilities are mentioned above. Pick has 
also developed into a sheik of sorts and he has often been 
seen going Abbeywards. Anyone interested in his career 
will best follow' it by occasionally reading the "Who's 
Who" of the town that made the Revolutionary War 
famous. Concord junction. 



SLUen :25ratifotli pometop 
K. K. 

Longmeadow, 1905; Animal Husbandry; Dramatic Club. 

"A plague o' both the houses." 

We mean both the houses in Longmeadow. This 
chap is a hick though a good fellow. His sayings are 
well known by all, "Down home," "1 didn't understand." 
"1 didn't get what you meant." etc. We don't know 
much about his private life, and it is a good 
thing for him that we don't. His Ayrshires will prob- 
ably give as good liquid as most pumps do and if 
conscientious work and study mean anything, "Pom 
will make out all right. 



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K. K. 

Arlington. 1905; Animal Husbandry; Baseball; Hockey. 

"Work for the night is coining." 

We suspect that Jiminie would rather wait for the 
night to come when it will be too late for work. Jimmie 
is interested in many things. Known as a sheik by his 
clubmates and Amherst girls, he is also popular with all 
the fellows v\hich speaks well for anyone. Hereford 
cattle will probably be afflicted by his interest, as well. 
I'he wa>' his feet ha\e trod lies plain to Crow flill. 
He has not slighted Worcester girls either, we have been 
given to understand- jimmie's personality has won 
him man>' friends, and if he can back up a good bluff, 
which he always puts up, he will go far. 



K. K. 

Moultonborc), N. H., 1902; .Animal Husbandry; Presi- 
dent K. K.; President Dramatic Club; Hockey; Cheer 
Leader. 

"O Love, in- such a wilderness as this-" 

Referring to his mountain home and also to the 
pampas of South America, where he expects to go when 
leaving here, to raise beef cattle- In spite of his care- 
free and irresponsible attitude he has another side which 
we know well. He can be serious and dependable and 
several activities and institutions ha\'e benefited by his 
presence: Hockey, the Extension Service and the Abbe>' 
being the chief ones. The same determination which 
has led him far here should stand him in equally good 
stead in later life. Wheeeeee lewett. 



A. T. G. 

Stow, 19U4; Pomology; Dramatic Club. 

"A pest on all such creatures-" 

Basil is the best-looking man in the class. An ad 
for Palm Olive soap is our Sheik. IVIany a maiden has 
succumbed to Basil's brown eyes and gentle wiles, but 
Basil says none of this moving picture stuff for him. 
His average correspondence is three or four letters per 
day, and such a thing bodes ill for his resolutions to 
become a fruit farmer. Bub had another honor bestowed 
on him though he doesn't know it. He asks the most 
foolish questions ever asked in class and denies that his 
birthplace was named after him- He will either be an 
orchardist or a good Mormon. More we cannot pre- 
dict. What a lad! 




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K. K. 

Revere, 1905; Poultry: Assistant Advertising Manager, 
Shorthorn; Basketball; Dramatic Club. 

Breathes there a man with soul so dead 
That never to himself hath said — anything. 

Tommy must talk to himself or else his active brain 
makes so much noise when he thinks, that he believes 
he is making too much noise all the time. If an un- 
guarded word does pass the portals of his teeth it is 
always a gem of wisdom as his marks will show. Hav- 
ing already been a success as the manager of a Small 
chicken farm on the Cape, it does not require much 
skill at prophecy to say that he will do well. Keep 
quiet. Tommy. 



%e&ttt Wlilton 'arotoft 

A. T. G. 

South Weymouth, 1900; Animal Husbandry. 

"My deeds upon my head, I crave the law, 
The penalty and forfeiture of my bond." 

Old Shylock himself couldn't figure out more uses 
for second-hand engine oil than Les. He is all right and 
will soon find out that the liking and respect of his 
fellowmen count more than a Chevrolet. He knows 
his stuff all right and is no fool in his studies, which 
leads us to predict that he will be a very successful 
farmer when he elects to start. We wish him luck and 
experience. He was unanimously elected Class Grouch. 



Stilton Cuttigi W-oiane 

A. T. G. 

Petersham, 1904; Dairv Manufactures; Captain Basket- 
ball; Baseball. 

This is a man of parts. 

Babe has the ability to hit things on the head, espe- 
cially Vet. Science. His eye is remarkable. He can hit 
a baseball and as Captain of the basketball team he 
never had any difficulty in finding the hole in the 
basket. He shows remarkable speed for a man from 
the country and we don't blame him for wanting to study 
something so that he can go to the city. He has already 
had the roof of his mouth sunburnt from gazing at the 
tall buildings in Amherst. His wearing apparel is the 
talk of the campus and we suspect that the mail order 
houses are keeping abreast of the times. 

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3iDl)n 2Dimcan WLUIcfi 
A. T. G. 



Northfield, Vt.. 1905; Animal ilusbandry; Football (1): 
Basketball Manager (2). 

"A loud laugh bespeaks a vacant mind." 

Like the President of the L'nited States, he comes 
from Vermont, but, whereas the President went to the 
White House, Fat went to the Red. Fie might in 
future years win fame with his famous strain of Short- 
horns, or he might fulllil his secret ambition to become 
a famous auctioneer, where his voice would quickly land 
him a job. We are glad to have such a healthy repre- 
sentative of the Green iVlountain State with us, and 
we are not worrying about his future at all. 



CiaieliStcr Clinton flOootiriia 

Fitchburg, 1904; .Animal llusbandry. 

"Man delights me not nor women either-" 

Just one woman interests Woody, we are glad to say. 
Some of the boys say that Woody never did any study- 
ing outside of class, and maybe he didn't, but he gets 
by all right, so perhaps the reason that we make any 
remarks about him is because v\e are just a little bit 
jealous of his good luck, his Ford, and his ability to go 
home every week-end. We understand congratulations 
to be in order. He aims to be manager of a farm and 
have someone else do the work, and maybe he will 
.succeed. We hope so. 



I^actiet CSoobftm ISSLtisttt 

s. c. s. 

Boston, 1903; General Agriculture. 

"7 strove with none for uo)ie u^as worth my strife" 

Harriet came from Boston, not thinking much of the 
agricultural life until she became the devoted governess 
of a flock of flappers. Now she awaits the arrival of 
the Poultry Journals with the same eagerness that she 
looks forwartl to the arrival of Creeper with the results 
of the air mail from, California. 

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K. K. 

Plymouth, 1870; Horticulture. 

He rejoices in ohitacles. 

Jerry came to us late to study trees. Not only was 
he late in the year, but late in years as well. He has 
proved that an old dog may still learn new tricks, and, 
after all, a man is only as old as he feels. We could 
quote applicable maxims for a long time with Jerry as 
the subject. He is usually fit with the exception of 
one period of sickness and we are always grateful to him 
for his unfailing good humor, helpful suggestions, glow- 
ing enthusiasm and the privilege of associating with him 
in class activities. 



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O'Si 



in 1925 



Class President 

Vice-President 

Secretary 

Treasurer 

Class Orator 

Class Prophet 

Class Historian 

Class Elections 

President K.K. 

President A.T.G. 

President S.C.S. 

President Student Council 

Vice-President Student Council 

Most Popular Prof. 

Most Popular Girl 

Most Popular Man 

Best Looking Man 

Class Grouch 

Class Optimist 

Class Baby 

Nerviest Man 

Best Athlete 

Biggest Bluffer 

Most Bashful Man 

Peppiest Man 

Ladies' Man 

Woman Hater 

Most Likely to be a Success 

Chairman Prom. Committee 

Chairman Commencement Committee 



Earl Breckenridge 

Janet McGregor 

Dorothy L. Chilson 

Donald F. Harrington 

Earl Breckenridge 

Ivory A. Hall 

Harold K. Ansell 

Rebecca E. Merryman 

C. Almon Severance 

Cyrus W. Pickard 

Janet McGregor ■ 

Thomas P. Murphy 

Earl Breckenridge 

Professor Ralph VanMeter 

Dorothy L. Chilson 

Earl Breckenridge 

Basil Tenney Stow, Stow, Mass. 

Lester W. Tower 

Albert H. Buswell 

"Kid" Douglas W. Fuller 

Clyde C. Hartney 

Cyrus W. Pickard 

Thomas P. Murphy 

James Dennett 

Clyde C. Hartney 

Basil Tenney Stow, Stow, Mass. R. F. D. ? 

Harold T. Patterson 

Earl Breckenridge 

George Friedli 

Dorothy L. Chilson 



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ABIGAIL ADAMS HOUSE 



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CLASS OFFICERS 1926 

President, Charles E. Potter; Vice-President, Elizabeth 

J. Rowell; Secretary, Janet Whitcomb; Treasurer, 

Charles E. Hayden. 



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f unior Clagg ^igtorp 



Our history, I find, is rather short. When we first arrived at Aggie, we registered 
and began to find out what we had come here for. We were then addressed in a 
very friendly spirit and were taken m hand by a few of the upper class who read to us 
the rules that were to govern our conduct while on the College Campus. Some of us 
didn't like the idea of some of the things we had to do, only to find that if we did 
them we invariably forgot that they might injure our vanity, and from that time forward 
everything progressed rapidly. 

I think we may say, with no idea of bragging, that we brought good material for 
football team and basketball team alike. We were unable to furnish good baseball 
players on account of our having to go out, at the close of the winter term, for a period 
of six months, on farm placement, but we all expect to be back for next year's team. 

We have a large class with quite a good deal of pep, and after making all 
the statements which I have made, I think the Class of 1926 will have to work harder 
than it did last year in order to have more to talk about when we publish our Shorthorn. 




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Clasig of 1926 



Adams, Charles A. 
Rutland, 1889 

Alcott, Elverton H. 
Newton, 1896 

Ames, Bessie B. 

Marshfield, 1907 

Anderson, Frederic 
Grafton, 1905 

Apelquist, Philip E. 
Orange, 1906 

Banks, Harold B. 

Holliston, 1902 

Bassett, Sherrold E. 

Everett, 1904 

Belcher, Ranald 

North Abington, 1907 

Blood, Charles A. 

Pepperell, 1906 

Bradley, Howard C. 
Seekonk, 1903 

Brown, Charles F. 

Worcester, 1905 

Bumstead, Augustine 
Medford, 1904 

BuRGEViN, Paul 

Port Chester, N. Y., 1906 

Callandar, Murray A. 
Boston, 1902 

Carl, Sidney G. 

Hatfield, 1905 

Carrincton, Harvie B. 
Huntington, 1906 

Chaffee, Curtis W. 

Burlington, Vt., 1901 



Clark, Stewart F. 

Conway, 1907 

Cogswell, Sarah E. 
Westboro, 1904 

Comeau, Charles E. 

Concord Junction, 1 904 

Cree, Stephen C. 

Leicester, 1904 

Crocker, Ralph H. 
Holliston, 1905 

Davidson, Henry W. 
Auburn, 1902 

Davis, Charles E. 

North Adams, 1905 

Davis, William H. 

Ward Hill, 1906 

Delano, Fred L. 

Richmond Hill, 1905 

DeLorenzo, Joseph 

Kingston, 1904 

Desrosiers, Adolph B. 
Orange, 1902 

Dillon, Frank E. 

New Bedford, 1896 

Dingley, Elmer A. 
Sherborn, 1907 

Donnelly, Edward B. 
Waltham, 1903 

Foster, William E. 
Ipswich, 1905 

Fullam, Kenneth B. 

North Brookfield, 1906 

Goldthwaite, Ernest 
Dunstable, 1905 



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Hamilton, Thomas A. 

Fair Haven, Vt., 1905 

Hawes, Ralph E. 

Sudbury, 1907 

Hayden, Charles E. 

Newtonville, 1904 

Hayden, Robert S. 

Brookville, 1904 

Hereon, Frank R. 

Greenfield, 1904 

Hess, Frank W. 

Springfield, 1907 

Holden, Clayton L. 
Bonsville, 1901 

HoxiE, Edward G. 
Dalton, 1903 

Humphrey, Leo H. 

Medford, 1905 

Hyde, Gerald 

Buzzard's Bay, 1904 

Johnson, Gunnar T. 
Leicester, 1904 

Johnson, Tage F. 
Milton, 1906 

Kaakinen, Theodore 
Fitchburg, 1904 

Knox, Barbara H. 

Taunton, 1905 

Ladd, Joseph M. 

Worcester, 1904 

Leoncini, Louis J. 
Milford, 1904 

McCulloch, William W. 
Salem, 1899 

MacLean, Theodore E. 
Spencer, 1 904 



Markert, Ernest F. 

Amherst, 1906 

Massa, Andrew L. 

East Boston, 1902 

Matthews, George W. 
Dedham, 1902 

Maynard, Walter P. 
Springfield, 1903 

Meeker, Alice M. 
Ludlow, 1900 

Mellen, James D. 
Athol, 1905 

Menchin, Elinor L. 

North Weymouth, 1 905 

Miller, Edward D. 
Lee, 1906 

McCloskey, Francis F. 
Winchester, 1904 

McCurdy, John 

Gardiner, Me., 1902 

Nash, Alexander A. 

Mattapoisett, 1904 

Newhall, Benjamin W. 
Salem. 1907 

Parker, Charles W. 

East Orleans, 1896 

Parsons, Harold K. 

Brooklyn, N. Y. 1 906 

Parsons, Philip H. 

Manchester, 1905 

Pearse, William T. 
Rockland, 1903 

Potter, Charles E. 

Hyde Park, 1905 

Prouty, Homer S. 

Hardwick, 1908 



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Putnam, Frank W. 

West Newton, 1905 

Richards, Foster H. 
Lowell, 1906 

Riley, Ernest F. 

Dedham, 1901 

Root, Worth S. 

Colrain, 1903 

Rowell, Elizabeth J. 
Groton, 1906 

Ryan, Roger W. 

Pepperell, 1905 

Safran, Mayer 

Manchester, N. H., 1 

Sawyer, Roland W. 
Groton, 1907 

Shelnut, Charles F. 

South Boston, 1905 

Smith, Edith C. 

Wakefield, 1906 

Steele, Putnam 
Milton, 1905 



1893 



Sullivan, Maurice L. 
Peabody, 1898 

Tonseth, Richard G. 
Lunenburg, 1907 

Tribe, Stanley G. 

West Somerville, 1904 

Truelson, Stanley D. 

Somerville, 1 905 

Varnum, William P. 
Colliflsville, 1906 

Walker, Roger F. 

South Sudbury, 1905 

Wetherbee, Roger F. 
Pepperell, 1904 

Whitcomb, Janet 

Haverhill, 1905 

Wilson, Herbert R. 
Everett, 1904 

Wood, Helen M. 

Stoughton, 1906 " 

Yocum, Margaret G. 

Irvington, N. J., 1903 



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Back row: Severance, Alcott, McCulloch, Hartney, Pickard. 
Front row: Power, Breckenridge, Vice-Pres., Murphy, Pies., Potter, Secy, 
Davis. 



tubent Council ^ttibities( 



It is the aim of this body to correct, if necessary, the actions of all two-year 
students on the campus, to promulgate good feeling between all students and to so con- 
duct itself that it will be respected by all. 

In spite of some good-natured raillery, the Council is so regarded and has en- 
deavored, in its suggestions and actions, to display fairness. 

The possibility of unpleasantnesses arising from its actions is always present and 
has been avoided only by the intelligent tolerance of the students themselves for which 
we take this opportunity of expressing our thanks. 



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SOCIAL COMMITTEE 



Social ^ctibities; 



The Social Committee has had quite a bit of work to do this year and we have 
all enjoyed their efforts to make each function a success. Since all entertainments are 
paid for from the treasuries of the classes acting as host, it has not proved as expensive 
as the enjoyment derived would have warranted. The class wishes to extend a vote 
of thanks to Ivory A. Hall, George Frieh, Ernest Hayn, Miss Madelon Keyes and 
Miss Rebecca Merryman. 

The dances were; Senior Reception and Dance given to the Freshmen; Return 
Dance by the Freshmen to the Seniors ; Reception and Dance to the Winter School 
Students and a dance in return from the latter; a Football Dance given by both classes 
to the members of the Two-year football team and to the members of the Varsity foot- 
ball team by invitation. The Freshmen also enjoyed a reception and short dance given 
by Director and Mrs. Verbeck in the fall term, which was greatly appreciated by 
those present. 

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PROM COMMITTEE 

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Ansell 




COMMENCEMENT COMMIl TEE 
Hartney Chilson Ansell 



Commencement program 

Ci)ur0Dap, 3Iune 4, 1923 

7:30 p. M. Class Dinner, Davenport. 
Addresses : 

Acting President Edward M. Lewis 
Director Roland H. Verbeck 
Professor Ralph A. VanMeter 

jFriDap, 3Iune 5, 1925 

2:30 p. M. Dedication of the Class Gift, Memorial Hall 

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

Class History — Harold K. Ansell 
Class Prophecy — IvORY A. Hall 
Class Elections — Rebecca E. Merryman 
Class Oration — Earl Breckenridge 

4:30 P. M. Baseball Game, Alumni Field 

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

^aturDtip, 3|une 6, 1925 

1 :30 P. M. Alumni Luncheon, Draper Hall 

3:00 P. M. Baseball Game, Alumni Field 

Westfield vs. M. A. C. Two-year 

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



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Commencement program— Continueb 
^unDap, 3lune 7, 1925 

10:00 A. M. Baccalaureate Sermon, Bowker Auditorium 

Rev. Kenneth C. MacArthur 

90onDtip, 3l»ne 8, 1925 

10:00 A. M. Commencement Exercises, Bowker Auditorium 
Music 
Invocation 

Address — Mr. Howard W. Selby 
Music 
Pre.sentation of Certificates — AcTING PRESIDENT Edward M. 

Lewis 
Music 

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



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Commencement Panquet 

C|)ursDap, 3lune 4, 1925 

7:30 P. M.. The Davenport 

90enu 

Grapefruit and Cherries 



Tomato Bisque 



EngUsh Dinner Biscuit 



Tenderloin Steak 



Mashed Potatoes 






Fresh Asparagus Tips 


Hearts of Lettuce 


Dressing Cheese Balls 


Neapolitan Ice Cream 


Home Made Cakes 




Demi-Tasse 




Program 


Toastmaster 


Earl Breckenridge 


Address 








. Director Roland H. Verbeck 


Basketball 








. Milton C. Towne 


Shorthorn 








Ivory A. Hall 


Football 








Cyrus W. Pickard 


Address 








Professor Ralph A. VanMeter 


K. K. . 








C. Almon Severance 


Coeds 








. Janice M. Cooper 


Baseball . 








Clyde C. Hartney 


Address 








Acting President Edward M. Lewis 


A. T. G. 








. Andrew J. Matuleurcz 



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%i^t of (irabuatesi 



Randolph Spofford Ackerman 
Harold King Ansell 
Elliott Frank Arnold 
Willis Alpheus Baker 
Harold Edward Berry 
Earl Breckenridge 
Albert Henry Buswell 
Andrew Joseph Cepurneek 
Dorothy Lila Chilson 
Thomas Winfred Caless 
Janice Marie Cooper 
Donald Lovell Crooks 
Harold Baker Crooks 
Frank James Cummings 
James Winslow Dennett 
Benjamin Edward Derby 
Theodore Joseph Devine 
Earl Frawley 
George Joseph Frieh 
Douglas William Fuller 
Christine Mueller Griswold 
Ivory Arthur Hall 
Donald Francis Harrington 
Clyde Clarence Hartney 
Ernest Morris Hayn 
Oliver Clayton Hines 
Mary Johnson 



William Duncan Jordan 
John Vincent Kane 
Carl Manning Kingsbury 
Albert George Lacombe 
Clarence Copeland Lawton 
Andrew Joseph Matuleurcz 
Ethel Doris Mecum 
John Albert Mellor 
Rebecca Eastman Merryman 
Guilford Montague 
John Francis Morrissey 
Thomas Patrick Murphy 
MoRLEY Whitfield Myers 
John Norell 
Francis Edward O'Hara 
Harold Taylor Patterson 
Donald Tubes Payne 
Cyrus Warren Pickard 
Allen Bradford Pomeroy 
James Anthony Power 
Charles Almon Severance 
Basil Tenney Stow 
Kenneth Horatio Thompson 
Lester Wilton Tower 
John Duncan Welch 
Webster Clinton Woodruff 



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DRAMATIC CLUB 



©tamatit Clut) actibities; 

The Two-Year Dramatic Club is a unique organization. It is unique in that it 
always has money in the treasury, which is something to its credit, in comparison with 
some of the other organizations in the course. Though only two and one-half years 
old, it is already one of the important organizations in the two-year course. The Club 
was organized in January, 1923, and received popular attention from the outset. 

Several meetings were held during the fall term, last year, under the direction of 
the present officers. During that term several Seniors and a goodly number of Fresh- 
men were received into the Club. 

During the winter term two one-act plays were presented at Unity Church, 
Amherst, under the direction of Charles H. Patterson, Professor of English at this 
college. We owe much of our success to Professor Patterson, whose able coaching 
and direction has been of the greatest benefit to us. 

The "Full House," a three-act comedy, was the play chosen and presented at 
Commencement and was very gratifyingly received. 

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©meets 



Charles Almon Severance 
Dorothy Lila Chilson . 
Ethel Doris Mecum 



€la&& Ot 1925 

Harold K. Ansell 
Willis A. Baker 
Harold E. Berry 
Albert H. Buswell 
Janice M. Cooper 
Christine M. Griswold 
Ivory A. Hall 
Clyde C. Hartney 
Mary Johnson 
John V. Kane 
Madelon F. Keyes 
Rebecca E. Merryman 
Thomas P. Murphy 
Harold T. Patterson 
Donald T. Payne 
Cyrus W. Pickard 
Allen B. Pomeroy 
Basil T. Stow 
Harriet G. Wright 



Personnel 



ClajJS of 192(5 

Bessie B. Ames 
Sherrold E. Bassett 
Sarah E. Cogswell 
Elmer A. Dingley 
Charles E. Hayden 
Thomas A. Hamilton 
Frank R. Herron 
Frank Hess 
Clayton L. Holden 
Elinor Menchin 
William Pearse 
Foster H. Richards 
Worth S. Root 
Elizabeth Rowell 
Richard Tonseth 
William P. Varnum 
Janet Whitcomb 
Margaret G. Yocum 



President 
Secretary 



General Manager 
Stage Manager . 
"Props." 



Commencement ^fjoto 

. Harold K. Ansell 
... . . . . Harold T. Patterson 

Albert H. Buswell 

This show produced under the direction of Charles H. Patterson, A.M., Professor 
of English, M. A. C, and Dramatic Coach. 

"a JFuII ^ouse" 

By Fred Jackson 
Presented by Class of 1925 

The play is in three acts. The scene represents the drawing room of Mrs. Flem- 
ing's apartment on Riverside Drive, New York City. 
Time — An afternoon in early spring. 



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COMMENCEMENT SHOW 



Casit 

(In the order in which 



Parkes, an Enghsh servant 

Susie, from Sioux City, a maid 

Ottily Howell, a bride 

Mrs. Winnecker, the aunt 

Daphne Charters, Ottily's sister 

Nicholas King, a stranger 

Ned Pembroke, Jr., an only son 

George Howell, a bridegroom 

Dougherty, a police sergeant . 

Jim Mooney, a policeman 

Clancy, another policeman 

Mrs. Fleming, owner of the apartment 

Vera Vernon, a show girl 

Mrs. Pembroke, from Boston 



they appear) 

Albert H. Buswell 

Rebecca E. Merryman 

. Ethel D. Mecum 

. Janice M. Cooper 

Dorothy L. Chilson 

. Clyde C. Hartney 

Ivory A. Hall 

. Donald T. Payne 

Harold T. Patterson 

. Cyrus W. Pickard 

. Allen B. Pomeroy 

. Madelon F. Keyes 

Christine M. Griswold 

Mary Johnson 



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Miss Marie Mercier 



Prof. Ralph A. VanMeter 





Prof. Curry S. Hicks 



Mr. Paul W. Viets 



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MEMORIAL BUILDING 



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l^i^totv of tfje tE:ttio#ear Clutjsi 

As in all college life fraternities are appreciated for the purpose they have in 
providing social and intimate contact between classmates and schoolmates, so the 
Two-year course found it advisable to start two clubs. 

They were founded in 191 9, not with the idea of having any secret organization, 
but as ordinary clubs. Of later years some has doubtless been added to the initiation 
ceremonies, but they do not yet have any marked secrecy. 

The Kolony Klub has been able to secure a separate house which suited them, 
and the A. T. G. club has the matter under consideration. 

Since all the women live in the Abbey, they do not as yet need any separate 
house but the time may come when, owing to the increasing number of co-eds in the 
two-year course, it may be necessary to have a house, since the Abigail Adams House 
is not large enough to accommodate the large numbers of girls now attending college 
in the different courses. 

Soon after the organization of the two-year course in 1918, a sorority was 
formed, known as Alpha Sigma Delta. Meetings were held weekly. The fall 
term of 1921 saw the society reorganized and renamed, becoming known as the 
S. C. S. 

Meetings were held every two weeks. The purpose of the club was to promote 
sociability among its members and to help prepare them for a happy, useful, rural 
life. All two-year girls and special students enrolled for at least one year are eligible 
to membership. During the past two years the enrollment has included twenty-eight 
girls. The activities have been social and educational — initiation parties, dances, 
movie parties, dog roasts and talks on their experiences by Senior girls after their 
period of farm placement. Especially to be remembered are the evenings spent at 
the homes of Miss Hamlm, Agricultural Counselor for Women, and Miss Skinner, 
Dean of Women. 

The future of the club rests with the nine members of the Freshman class. 
With their spirit and enthusiasm, the prospects point toward an active, useful, grow- 
ing organization, well meriting the loyal support of the widely separated alumnae. 



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Janet McGregor . 
Ethel D. Mecum . 
Janice M. Cooper . 

Dorothy L. Chilson 
Ethel D. Mecum 
Christine M. Griswold 
Madelon F. Keyes 



, C, g>. 



Colors: Blue and Gold 

Officers 



President 
Treasurer 
Secretary 



1925 



Harriet G. Wright 
Rebecca E. Merryman 
Mary Johnson 
Janice M. Cooper 



Margaret Yocum 



Alice Meeker 
Elizabeth J. Rowell 
Bessie B. Ames 
Barbara H. Knox 



1926 



Helen M. 



Elinor Menchin 
Edith C. Smith 
Janet Whitcomb 
Sarah E. Cogswell 
Wood 



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Founded 1919 
Colors: Green and Gold 

Officers 



Cyrus W. Pickard . 
Clyde C. Hartney . 
George E. Friedli . 
Douglas W. Harrington 
Benjamin E. Derby 
Alvin R. Titus 



. President 

Vice-President 

Treasurer 

. Secretary 

Sergean t-a I- A rms 

Doorkeeper 



Professor Victor A. Rice Professor Richard T. Muller 

Professor Ralph A. VanMeter Rev. John B. Hanna 



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Andrew J. Cepurneek 
Frank J. Cummings 
James W. Dennett 
Theodore J. Devine 
Benjamin E. Derby 
George Friedli 
Donald F. Harrington 
Douglas W. Harrington 
Clyde C. Hartney 
Carl M. Kingsbury 



1925 



Andrew J. Matuleurcz 
John A. Mellor 
Guilford Montague 
Frederick W. Patch 
Harold T. Patterson 
Cyrus W. Pickard 
Basil T. Stow 
Alvin R. Titus 
Milton C. Towne 
Lester W. Tower 



John D. Welch 



1926 

Elverton H. Alcott 
Harold B. Banks 
Ranald A. Belcher 
Howard C. Bradley 
Augustine C. Bumstead 
Paul L. Burgevin 
Curtis Chaffee 
Charles E. Comeau 
Stephen C. Cree 
Henry W. Davidson 
Charles E. Davis 
William H. Davis 
Adolph B. Desrosier 
Elmer A. Dingley 
Ralph E. Hawes 
Frank R. Herron 
Frank W. Hess 
G. Theodore Johnson 
Joseph M. Ladd 

Herbert R. 



Andrew L. Massa 
James D. Mellen 
Benjamin W. Newhall 
John Porr 
Philip H. Parsons 
Charles Potter 
William T. Pearse 
Homer S. Prouty 
Frank W. Putnam 
Foster Richards 
Ernest F. Riley 
Worth S. Root 
Roger W. Ryan 
Roland W. Sawyer 
Charles F. Shelnut 
Richard G. Tonseth 
William P. Varnum 
Roger F. Walker 
Roger Wetherbee 
Wilson 



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Founded 1919 

Colors: Black and Gold 

Flower: Rose 

Dfficets 



C. Almon Severance 
Willis A. Baker . 
James A. Power 
Elliott F. Arnold 



. President 

Vice-President 

. Secretary 

Treasurer 



I0onotarp Ci@cmt)er0 

Director Roland H. Verbeck Professor Victor A. Rice 

Professor Henry F. Judkins Mr. Paul W. Viets 

Professor Richard T. Muller Professor Harold W. Smart 



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Harold K. Ansell 
Elliott F. Arnold 
Willis A. Baker 
Harold E. Berry 
Albert H. Buswell 
George E. Frieh 
Douglas W. Fuller 
Ivory A. Hall 
Ernest M. Hayn 
John V. Kane 
Gordon Kyle 
Jeremiah J. Lahey 



1925 

Clarence C. Lawton 
Lawrence Lindgren 
Thomas P. Murphy 
MoRLEY W. Myers 
Richard L. Nutter 
Donald T. Payne 
Harold K. Perkins 
Allen B. Pomeroy 
James A. Power 
Edward C. Ross 
C. Almon Severance 
Richard H. Thayer 
Kenneth H. Thompson 



1926 



Frederick Anderson 
Sherrold E. Bassett 
Charles A. F. Blood 
Sidney Carl 
Ralph H. Crocker 
F. Lewis Delano 
Frank E. Dillon 
Edward B. Donnelly 
William E. Foster 
Charles E. Hayden 
Clayton L. Holden 
Edward D. Hoxie 
Gerald Hyde 



Tage F. Johnson 

Theodore Kaakinen 
Louis J. Leoncini 
Ernest Markert 
Theodore E. McLean 
William W. MacCulloch 
George Mathews 
Edward D. Miller 
Alexander A. Nash 
Charles W. Parker 
Putnam Steele 
Arthur E. Strong 
Willard L. Wheadon 



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Jfootball tEeam 1924 

Johnson, 1. e. 
Palmer, 1. t. 

BURGEVIN, 1. g. 

Hartney, c. 
Shelnut, r. g. 
Potter, r. t. 
Davis, r. e. 
Truelson, q. b. 
Pickard (Capt.), 1- h. b. 
Tribe, r. h. b. 
Desrosiers, f. b. 

Coach — Loren E. Ball Manager — Douglas W. Harrington 

Assistant Manager — STEPHEN C. Cree 



Pierce 
Alcott 



Substitutes 

Ross 
Patch 



Donnelly 
Tonseth 



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Jfootball 1924 



In response to Mgr. Harrington's appeal for football candidates, the season opened 
with an exceptionally strong squad reporting for practice. 

With the opening game of the season only a week off. Coach Ball worked hard 
to whip his material into shape. 

The team started the season by playing the annual game with the M. A. C. 
freshmen, which resulted in a tie score, 7 — 7. 

The following week the squad journeyed down to Palmer to tackle the local high 
school eleven. This aggregation, which later developed into the strongest school team 
in the valley, was held down to a scoreless tie by the Shorthorns. 

Worcester North was the next in line and went home on the short end of a 6 — 
score. 

Red Ball's charges went down to Springfield on Oct. 24th and romped away 
with the Central High eleven, 39 — 0. 

Handicapped by the loss of Capt. Pickard, who was on the casualty list, we 
bucked up against the fast Deerfield Academy squad, who had defeated everything to 
date. The game was a fast one, the score being 7 — up to the last two minutes of 
play, when a costly fumble gave our opponents a touchdown. Knowing that the game 
was practically lost, with only a few more minutes to play, the Deerfield team ran 
through for another touchdown, making the score 1 9 — 0. 

From the standpoint of games won, tied and lost, it might appear that the team 
did not have a very successful season, but the fact that the teams played were the best 
or among the best in their class, it would seem that the team played well. 

The playing of Capt. Pickard featured in every game he took part in throughout 
the entire season. 

A fine schedule is being arranged for the coming season which will be played by 
a strong squad of veterans who will return next year, together with any new material 
which may enter in the fall. 

Palmer, who was the strongest man in the line, received injuries in the game which 
made him retire for the rest of the season. 

With the sting of the previous defeat still fresh, and two of our best men on the 
sick list, the team was in poor shape when we met the strong Springfield Commerce 
eleven. The game was hard fought and full of thrills, but when the whistle blew, the 
visitors won the game, 9 — 0. 

The Conn. Aggie Frosh, who had beaten all comers including their own Varsity, 
played us the last game of the season. The Shorthorns suffered a defeat of 1 9 — 
at the hands of the "Nutmeggers." 

The 1925 team will be led by Davis, who was elected Captain. 

Harrington hands the reins over to Cree, who was elected Manager. 

Letters and sweaters were awarded at a Football Dance given to the team by 
the two classes. 

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Pasikettiall (Eeam 1925 

TowNE, 1. f. (Capt.) Cepurneek, 1. g. ' 

Hartney, r. f. Parsons, r. g. 

BURGEVIN, c. 

Coach — Loren E. Ball Captain — Milton C. Towne 

Manager — John Duncan Welch 

Substitutes 

Fuller Massa Davis 

Scores 

Springfield Evening High 

Hopkins Academy 

Amherst High 

Easthampton High 

Turners Falls High 

Williston Seminary 

Arms Academy 

Smith Academy 

Northampton Commercial College 

Clark School 

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2-yr. 


38 


12 


13 


16 


19 


14 


35 


21 


22 


28 


42 


15 


18 


17 


22 


24 


10 


11 


23 


25 



Pagfeetball 1924=1925 



The basketball season of 1 924 was started late in the fall term of ] 924. In 
answer to Red Ball's call for candidates, 24 men turned out to help produce one of the 
most successful "Aggie Two-year" teams in the history of the course. The daily grind of 
hard practice was started at once and lasted until the Xmas vacation. 

Coming back after a two-weeks' vacation, the men were full of "pep." Practice 
was continued from the begmning of the term and lasted to the end of the season with 
beneficial results. 

The first game of the season was with Springfield Evening High. As evidenced 
by the score we came out at the small end of the horn. This defeat was more than 
made up by the fighting spirit which was instilled into the team by the defeat. 

The best game of the season was with Northampton Commercial College. We 
presented them with their third defeat out of eighteen straight. The "two-years" showed 
their mettle in the game as well as all the others and this battle will be remembered by 
many spectators for a long time. 

The season closed with the two-year club game, which resulted in a complete vic- 
tory for the A. T. G. Club over the K. K. Club. 

Captain Towne showed his ability as a basketball player by being one of the 
high scorers, an excellent commander and one of the best floor workers. Hartney, the 
other veteran, played his usual fast and snappy game which was always looked for by 
the spectators. Cepurneek played a fine game, being high scorer for the team. Parsons, 
Captain-elect for 1925-1926, showed great ability as a floor worker and defense man. 
Burgevin, another new man, could always be depended on to get the jump as well as 
to block many shots from the hands of our opponents. 

Hal Parsons has been elected to guide the destiny of the 1925-1926 team, and 
with Rollie Sawyer as a manager, there should be some regular games next year. As 
there are five or six men from A team to return next fall, "Hal" will have plenty of 
support. 



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Pageball tIDeam 1925 



BUSWELL, C. 

Montague, Cepurneek, p. 

TowNE, 1st b. 

Hartney (Capt.), 2nd b. 

Ansell, Power, 3rd b. 

CuMMiNGs, Harrington, D. F., 1. f. 

Dennett, c f. 

PicKARD, Crooks, H. B., r. f. 

Crooks, D., s. s. 

Coach — Captain Thomas Brady, Jr., Cavalry, DOL. 
Captain — Clyde C. Hartney Manager — Clarence C. Lawton 



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Pas(eball 



The ) 925 baseball season was not as brilliant as that of last year, as can readily 
be seen by the scores. Considering, however, the material we had on hand and the 
hard schedule which had been arranged, the team did very well. 

The schedule called for nine games. After two weeks of hard training the team 
opened the season on April 28th, when they lost to the strong Amherst College Frosh 
by the score of 1 4 — 2. 

The following game was to be with Amherst High School, so a period of hard 
training followed the first game. The team showed a marked improvement in this game 
but were defeated by one run, the score being 2 — 1. 

In the Williston game of May 6th, the score was 1 — 1 until the eighth inning, 
when a rally on the part of Williston netted them the victory. 

Cummings and Dennett were the outstanding heavy hitters of the team as both had 
a very fine average. Montague pitched wonderful ball all through the season and it 
has been claimed by many that he is as good a pitcher as the Two-year teams have had 
for some years. Cepurneek was forced to quit in the middle of the season owing to 
illness and the pitching staff was considerably weakened. 



Scores 



Amherst College Frosh 

Amherst High School 

Turners Falls 

Williston 

Palmer High School 

Four-Year Frosh M. A. 

Monson 

Deerfield 

Westfleld 



Opp. 


Two-year 


14 


2 


2 


1 


4 


2 


8 


1 


12 


4 


14 


2 



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Clyde C. Hartney, Editor 

(The Joke Editor assumes all responsibility for jokes, and ail objections should be 

registered with him.) 
Prof. Yount: "Mr. Pomeroy, what are Sicilian lemons?" 

Allen: "Eh Sicilian lemons — I don't understand the question." 

Prof.: "Lemons from Sicily, Mr. Pomeroy." 



Prof. Cassidy: "In the olden days it was firmly believed that when a beekeeper 
died, the bees followed him to the grave." 
Murphy: "That all?" 



Prof. VanMeter: "Anyone know how they grade strawberries?" 
Stow: "I do." 

Prof.: "All right. Stow, you tell us." 

Stow: "Well, down our way, they put the big ones on top of the basket and 
the little ones on the bottom." 



Prof. Yount: "Mr. Frieh, could you tell the difference between a commission 
man, a wholesaler and an ordinary citizen? Would you think that Mr. Breckenridge 
was a wholesaler if you saw him walking down the street. 

Frieh: "Breckenridge doesn't wear good enough clothes." 



Prof. Cassidy: "Hayn, who were the first people to introduce bees into this 
country?" 

Hayn: "The Puritans." 

Prof.: "Correct. What year?" 

Hayn: "1492." 



Prof. Yount (after talking steadily and rapidly for five minutes on the farm loan 
system, ended up thusly) : "And there's something rotten in Denmark." 
Friedli: "Yeh, and Ohio, too." 



Pickard (returning to Motors and speaking to Mr. Pushee) : "Good, morning, 
Mr. Pulley." 



Kane to Hayn: "Do you know Mary Smith at Mt. Holyoke?" 
Hayn: "Yeh, what's her name?" 
Kane: "Who?" 

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0vit ^ons l^riters; 

Buswell — Long Boy. 

Severance — "The Pal that I Loved Stole the Gal that I Loved." 

Tower — Learn to Smile. 

Stow: — Runnin' Wild. 

Griswold — Say it with a Ukelele. 

McGregor — Big Blonde Mamma. 

Johnson — Oh, Baby. 

Keyes— My Wild Irish Rose. 

Chilson — Sweet Little You. 

Mellor — All Alone. 

Ansell — I Love Me. 

Arnold — A New Kind of Man. 

Hayn — Dreamer of Dreams. 

Breckenridge — Bringing Home the Bacon. 

Cummings — Troy Blues. 

Powers — A Twelve O'clock Fellow in a Nine O'clock Town. 

Crooks, H. B. — Lazy. 

Cepurneek — The Girl I Left Behind Me. 

Ackerman — Oh, How I Hate to Get up in the Morning. 

Payn — I Love the Girl Who Kisses. 

Myers — Oh, Mother, I'm Getting Awfully Wild. 

Jordan — Barney Google. 

Pickard — I Ain't Nobody's Darling. 

Jfamoug Cxpteggions; of Jfamous! J^eople 

Breck- — Now, about class dues. 

Stow — Down our way. 

Welch — Maw says. 

Miss Mercier — Oh, thank you. 

Miss Mecum — I don't think that's nice. 

Miss Chilson — Buy me that. 

Miss Johnson — Tee hee. 

Friedli — Down in Yonkers. 

Cummings — Who said that? 

Prof. Smart — Oh, mercy no. 

Jordan — Seen Murph? 

Matuleurcz — If you can't say it, sneeze it. 

Severance — That ain't the way we do it up home. 

Red Ball — No percentage in that. 

Murphy — Er — ahem — ever hear of Woburn? 

Berry — O h, Pro-o-o-o-of-f-f-f. 

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Can |?ou imagine 

Friedli's car running. 

Breck getting stuck in class. 

Ackerman getting to class on time. 

Arnold with his hair mussed up. 

Montague getting excited. 

Pomeroy dancing the tango. 

Profs, not getting the twins mixed up. 

Severance giving someone else a chance to talk. 

Pickard making a speech. 

Prof. VanMeter with his hair parted in the middle. 

Kane and Berry singing a duet. 

Everyone present at chapel. 

Murphy winning a bet. 

Prof. Yount giving an assignment for one course. 

Prof. Smart losing an argument. 

Director Verbeck giving the folks a bolt for Chapel. 

Montague joining the Fire Department. 

Jordan saying, "I don't know." 

Marie telling someone to "Beat it." 

Basil Stow getting drunk. 

Murphy knowing what he is talking about. 

Madelon flunking out. 

Tower on a Tag Day. 

Christine picking apples. 



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BOSTON, - MASS. 



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776 Albany St. 



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Correct — Men's Outfitter — Exclusive 

AMHERST, MASS. 

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from Shoes to Hats 

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Authorized Dealers 

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