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Agricultural (l^pportumties! in Jgeto Cnglanb
'TpHE fundamental cause for the present agitation for "economic equality for agriculture" is
•*■ that deflation after the War hit agriculture harder than it did other industries and vocations.
This is not mere opinion or resentment as some city-dwellers seem to think. The actual fact is
that the purchasing power of the farmer's dollar, which represents the results of his year's efforts
in contrast with that of other workers whose products he has to buy, fell as low as 68 cents at one
time. It is now gradually coming back, but is still too low to give agriculture its fair share of the
Many of the present efforts to improve the situation are misguided. The solutions offered
would fail to relieve the situation if put into operation. This is because they are directed toward
a purely local situation rather than a national policy. But others have a very definite purpose
back of them to decrease the spread between the rising costs of production and lowering selling
prices of farm product?.
From any of these which may be put into successful operation, New England agriculture is
bound to receive very considerable benefit. The present status is that we are competing with
products of other states for a market which is overstocked. It is the intent of all sound legislation
to relieve excessive marketing costs, promote more rational production programs, and adapt
agricultural procedures to modern industrial needs and conditions.
When any of these efforts succeed, Massachusetts farmers are in a peculiarly favorable posi-
tion to profit from them. Nearness to markets, with consequent low transportation costs and the
absence of excessively inflated land values, are two very favorable features of our farming
situation. We do not have so abundant a store of native soil fertility to draw upon as do the mid-
west prairie farmers; but our agriculture is already finding programs for production which success-
fully meets this handicap. These programs call for the production of farm crops and animal
products for which New England has natural advantages which permit our farmers to compete
successfully in our great markets with similar products from other parts of the country or world.
These are usually the high-quality and high priced products which constitute the "cream of the
market" trade. It is in this particular type of products that the largest opportunity for profit is
to be found, rather than in the so-called "staple foods" to which the farming possibilities of large
areas of the West are limited. Hence, it is in this field that future opportunities for New England
farmers are very hopeful.
With general conditions improving, I look for favorable days ahead. I even expect to see
some of our "abandoned farms" brought back into production again. Also, I should not be sur-
prised to see the trend of industrialization of the State lessened at least to the extent of an increas-
ing rather than a decreasing percentage of rural population.
Seasonal exchange of labor between agriculture and manufacturing will help with some of the
labor problems of both, and provide better labor incomes for some types of workers. Decentraliza-
tion of city dwelling, resulting both from city congestion and from the possibility of rural homes for
city workers now that good roads and automobile transportation are available, will help to improve
rural living conditions.
Altogether, it seems to me that the outlook for New England agriculture is really better than
it has been for the past fifty years. It no longer has to compete with a constantly increasing new
agriculture in the West, on newer fertile lands and with more favorable climatic conditions for
crop production, as it has had to since the post-Civil War developments in the West.
Hence, I believe that the young man who is now preparing for intelligent work and manage-
ment on a farm in New England has now an excellent outlook and opportunity for a highly satis-
RoscoE W. Thatcher
Euto of tije (iame
I THINK we sometimes need to have recalled to our minds how much the spirit
and determination of a man have to do with his ultimate success in life. Educa-
tion itself is a tremendous lever for success, but the dynamic force called courage,
determination, grit, or what you will, is the spark which releases the energy in the
explosive mixture of life and work. I think the two terms cannot well be separated
if we consider the importance of joy in and love for one's task. True work must be a
Uveable, loveable part of a man's existence if the finest satisfactions are to be secured.
Neither can the best work be done without a zest in the task, a spirit of enjoyment
and pleasure in the job confronting us. And right here comes the art in the job,
the true culture and appreciation that come from doing the task, no matter how
humble or routine, just as well as is humanly possible, and with a professional under-
standing of the skill and craftsmanship which you have employed in the work.
Such results, such satisfying reactions, do not come to the unskilled, untrained
And so, to you men and women who are completing your two years of training
with us this June, I want to urge the importance of that age-old cry of the Psalmist:
"Create in me a clean heart, O God;
And renew a right spirit within me."
A recent article in the press summarizes nicely the elements of training for the
"The most desirable citizen will have good health and also the habit of observ-
ing the laws of health ; a taste for sports and the 'safety habit' ; besides the learning
of his country, he will desire to enlarge his knowledge of the world. He will seek at
least such an elementary acquaintance with the sciences as will enable him to under-
stand fairly well the phenomena and machinery of the world he lives in ; he will have
command of the common arts. The men will have certain manual skills and the
women others, but both will have the ability to dig in the dirt and to plant and cul-
tivate vegetables, flowers, and fruit."
"This most desirable citizen will have a vocation intelligently chosen and ade-
quately prepared for and a character that will insure the permanence of his social
duties, first to the family and then to the State, including an obligation to be in-
formed, to vote and to accept office when called upon to do so."
What has your education here given you to meet these standards? Has it,
like the well-coached athlete, helped you to better run your race of life?
Roland H. Vebbeck.
(3^jThe - 1930 - Shortlioni
Earle B. Mosher, '30
Christopher F. Smith, '30
CoNELiA M. Smith, '30
Edwin E. Keene, Assistant
Thomas E. Curran, '30
Ralph L. Brown, '30
Katherine T. Fox, '30
E. Stanley Bolles, '30
Richard H. Tracy, '30
Judson W. Hastings, '30
E. Fernald Taylor, '30
Richard P. Chadwick, '30
Alfred J. Shats, '30
Edwin W. Hill, '30
Richard H. Lee, '30, Assistant
Floretta T. Brainard, '30
Lester T. Morrill, '30
Henry A. Zimmerman '30
Keith H. Wilcox, '30
Barney Rafkin, '30
Allison W. Palmer,'30
IQ20 - Sliortliorii
/^UR two years on the campus have terminated. To most
^^ of us they have been two years of extreme joy, pleasure,
and good fellowship. Perhaps not all of us have fully
appreciated all that has been done for us during our stay here
and if this annual. The Shorthorn, will help us to remember
those who have so untiringly strived to help us, its purpose
will have been accomphshed. It is with mingled feelings of
joy and sorrow that we approach the last days of our two
years stay at M. A. C. and as we are about to start on a new
journey in life, we hope that we will be able to live worthy
lives, lives that will honor those that have stood by us so
faithfully during the two years, and that we will be able to
carry the standard of Stockbridge to new heights.
qA The- 1930 - Shorthorn fe)
Ernest H. Woethington
Elmer M. Crockett
Alfred J. Shats
Agnes K. Tamm
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Fitchbiirg, Mass. Vegetable Gardening
"Smoky" is a young man who is friendly to all,
but intimate with few. He seems quiet to those
who do not know him, but his real friends tell us
that he is full of fun. He has majored in Vegetable
Gardening while here, and we are sure he will be
successful in his business career.
"Deeds are better things than words,
Actions mightier than boasting."
ilillart) 311. anerp
East Kingston, N. H. Floriculture
Kolony Klub. Floriculture Club.
Skip has charge of the V.ctrola at the K. K. house.
He sure keeps it in good condition and believes in
giving it a lot to do. His chief indoor sport is play-
ing records on this Vic or else trying out new ones
at the music store. He is quiet sometimes (when
asleep). He bursts into his room at the "Frat" like
a lion but usually goes out like a lamb after his room-
mates get through with him (?).
Women are not dominant in "Skip's" life at pres-
ent, but he seems to have a weakness for them some-
where in his heart (We wonder why).
"Skip" stands high in his class, and when it comes
to flowers, the boy is right there.
His ambition is to own a greenhouse some day.
Go to it "Skip" you're the kind who delivers the
Southboro, Mass. Floriculture
Floriculture Club. Glee Club. Kolony Hub.
If you have never read "Tom Swift and His
Motorcycle," you should at least know Bailey.
Harold "lived more or less in a world of his own dur-
ing his first year here. But this year! Gosh All
Hemlock! We guess he found a "Precious" Uttle
girl, and he stepped out of his world in to ours, and
he has been one of our social lions ever since! As a
florist — "a blushing rose," and we all wish you suc-
cess Harold !
0^ Tke - 1930
JRicbmonti C. ?@arr
Worcester, Mass. Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub. Football Manager '30. Animal
Husbandry Club 1, 2.
Although "Dick" always sits in the front row in
class he manages to get more than his share of sleep
there and it is one of his accomplishments to be able
to get out of bed and make class in nine minutes.
As manager of the football team Dick certainly
did a fine job and should be congratulated for it.
Dick is always around when there is a good discus-
sion going on and he also has some good arguments.
It's a sure thing that Dick will make good in what
ever he attempts, and we all wish him success.
Cfjarlcsi goung S?ecfecr
Westport, Conn. Horticulture
Kolony Klub. Class Vice-President '29.
If you see a dejected looking object, wrapped in
an old black sheepskin, big white soled overshoes,
concealing their share of tight legged, thread bare
pants, and the entire pathetic outfit topped off with
a moth eaten blue watch cap, ambling about campus,
why don't call out the blood hounds for it's only
"Charlie" going to class. Likewise if you see a tall
slim well turned out young man, dressed to the
limits of fastidiousness, with his Stetson set at a
rakish angle — walking briskly toward town, why
don't pull your daughter off the sidewalk in fear of
the city slicker, for it's no other but Charlie again —
only this time headed for bigger and better week-ends
at Holyoke. However — good luck Charlie — and
your earnestness and determination, if expressed in
the same fashion throughout life, should insure you
a successful future. The first member of the
Girls' Sorority. Women's Student Council. Sec-
retary Floriculture Club. Glee Club. S. Y. W. C. A.
"Monkey" comes to us from England, and I think
she's here to stay. Just now she is busy studying
Colonial Gardens and the history of the rocking
chair. "Jolly" is no word for her. She skates,
hikes, and digs in her garden with unflagging enjoy-
ment, and at night is to be found studying, dancing,
or dreaming. The rest of her activities are too
numerous to mention. Any job she undertakes is a
job well done.
o. o. o.
"The second member 0/ the tattered trio."
Here is our genial representative from Cape Cod.
Eas}' going, friendly, and ever pleasant. We all
like "Stan," a quiet and earnest student of Horti-
culture. He romps through "Bugs," "Breeding"
and "Bacteriology" with equal ease. This big boy
is bound to make good. Some day on one of our
trips to the Cape we hope to see the sign, "BoUes
and Sons," Perennial Plant Nurseries, at Monument
Beach. Good luck to you "Stan."
Jilliam Critcijicp Potoer
Captain, '29. Athletic
Basketball, '29, '30;
Board '29. A. T. G.
This interesting young man came to us from
Clark School where he had made a name for himself
in sports. He continued his activities with us and
became our star basketball player. Bower is well
known on our campus as a quiet, most interesting
sportsmanlike fellow. His gentlemanly bearing
and pleasant manner make him very popular with
all. His handsome face is well known and many a
young lady casts longing eyes his way. Bill is a
keen and earnest student of Horticulture. He
should succeed in his favored line of work and we all
join in wishing him well.
jfloretta tKenJIroccfe Jiratnarb
West Springfield Home Economics
Girls' Sorority. Glee Club. S. Y. W. C. A.
Business Secretary Shorthorn.
A waltz; a stiff bouquet.
A whirl of leaves.
A snowy mountain; fur coats.
A happy giggle,
Is Floretta there?
"Flo" shares honours with three or four others as
being the class baby, and she certainly has agoodtime.
Inaction is not one of her bugbears. She keeps a
beautiful camp up in the hills, the scene of several
gay picnics. Ask the S. C. S. Freshmen if they
remember it. Like most of the Co-eds she enjoys
dancing. Just what she plans to do next is a mys-
tery. She is a fair housekeeper, though, and we are
not worried over her chances of success.
0^ The - 1930
Cugenc ^. Proofeinss
West Newton Poultry
A. T. G. Poultry Club. Agronomy Club.
Where was Gene when "Em" Grayson called last
Summer? That's easy — those in the "Know" will
calmly tell you that he was industriously bicycling
over the forty odd miles of road, to the "wife."
Gene is a "one man dog," literally speaking, with
eyes for no other but "the one and only." He took
his studies seriously however, and though we all
know of his humorous side, he never let his play
interfere with his work. Gene is the one lad who
we feel sure will succeed, and we are all glad for
having the opportunity of knowing him these two
JSalpf) H. JSroton
Portsmouth, N. H. Horticulture
Hockey, '29, '30. Shorthorn Board. Athletic
Committee. O. O. O. Captain, '30. Outing
Club. Student Council, '30.
If Prof. Packard had kept his mind on this particu-
lar serious minded member of the Senior class he
would have been gratified to note that at least part
of his lectures on preventing colds was observed.
Ralph put on his rubbers with the first drop of rain
last fall and for all we know he may wear them to
bed as he has never appeared without them since.
But "Brownie," is like that, always considering the
sober side of life. However, he does have his
moments, so to speak, much the same as everybody
else does. When Ralph comes out with one of his
sudden outbursts which reminds one of an extremely
heated sermon at church everyone is forced to sit
up and take notice, Ralph generally says something
worth listening to. His particular "hobby" the
past two terms seems to have been, "Plant Insects
and Diseases." He was completely wrapped up in
this subject, he even discussed it with the Director.
Ralph is really an excellent student and a good all
around fellow and is well liked by all, and Stock-
bridge could use many more just like him.
(gcorgc €. Purfeijarbt
Worcester Animal Husbandry
Alpha Tau Gamma. Class Prophet. Animal
Husbandry Club. Advertising Manager Shorthorn.
Track, 2. President Student Council (one year).
Behold, it is none other than "Gawge" who came
to us from Worcester in the fall of 1929, to learn the
secrets of a successful An Huzzer.
If you enter business "Gawge" with the same de-
termination and personality that has characterized
your school career your future success is assured.
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Hadley Animal Husbandry-
Newman Club. Alpha Tau Gamma. Animal
'^FoT thy sake, Tobacco, I'd do anything but die."
"Lord" is a product of the tobacco fields of Had-
ley. Hearing the echoes of the activities of the
Aggie campus resounding from the surrounding
hills, he decided that Aggie must have something
of interest to him. The pride of Hadley did not
waste any time in making himself known on his
arrival, and his fame (or notoriety) has increased
daily. He delights in "gut" courses and has nobly
withstood the attacks of the faculty. He is also
known as the "Tobacco King" and has taught the
boys a Tobacco course of his own. Success to yoa
John and a speedy death to your poetry.
g>anborn a. Callrtaiell
Hockey, 1, 2. Football, 1. Kolony Klub.
Despite various impressions that we might have
of "Sam," the fact remains that he is really a quiet
sort of fellow that attends to his own business.
"Sam's" big job this winter was to keep the enemy
puck from entering the Stockbridge cage, and while
so doing he was unfortunate enough to be the target
of a flying puck just after the last game of the season
which resulted in a broken nose for him. "Sam"
has proven himself a capable waiter by holding the
job all year. "Sam" really knows his grasses and
with such a bright outlook in life he is sure to
3foi)n 3f. Cation
Northampton Dairy Manufacturing
"Johnnie" is the product of the other valley, he
hails from the other side of the river. "Johnnie"
is the boy with the smooth easy flowing line that
seems to satisfy the Profs, as well as the ladies.
Keep your eyes on that line John, and it will carry
you far, but don't become a salesman for we want
the buyers to have a chance. May success be yours
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Herein lies the "campus mystery." We wish he
would only tell us how he can fool, or sleep, in every
class and yet dodge most of his finals. Dick un-
doubtedly was naturally studious, and probably
burnt much "midnite oil" while in high school.
According to "Joe" he has managed to keep "Cas-
sie's" hands on the wheel, and incidentally make sure
that he burnt plenty of midnite oil in the old Essex,
during the past year. As head of the refreshment
committee of the Poultry Club, Dick has won a
lasting memory for his generosity.
Samuel Cijaptn, 3Jr.
East Longmeadow Floriculture
Alpha Tau Gamma. Floriculture Club. Presi-
dent Stockbridge Christian Association. Alpha
Tau Gamma Rushing Committee.
One drawback of graduation is that we shall
probably loose such good friends as Sam. He is
quiet — yes, but who wants to talk and giggle all the
time? We have always found "Sam" a wilhng
worker, especially in his studies. No teacher has
ever had to admonish Sam, and we doubt if he has
ever been late in handing in work.
"Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest
" — Cyres.
Kolony Klub. Assistant Editor Shorthorn.
Glee Club. S. Y. M. C. A. Vice President.
A studious man about Campus, always on his
way home to arrange some notes, with his faithful
Genieve ever before him, pronounably so, in fact.
His excellent work throughout his two years stay at
Stockbridge has always been preceeded by frequent
visits to the office of the Prof, in question. This
may account for the resulting high marks, or then
again it may only account for his weakness in pounc-
ing upon misplaced "don'ts," and other common
grammatical errors of his fellow classmates. But
Richard is an earnest student and should go far in
upholding the traditions of Stockbridge, providing
his early whistling does not evoke the wrath of his
neighbors to too great an extent. His whistling is
generally welcome among his classmates, however,
even if he doesn'nt always keep in tune. We all
expect great things from "Dick" in the near future
and we wish him all possible success.
fogepfj a. CIcarp
Alpha Tau Gamma. Floriculture Club.
Lo and behold, Coolidge and Vallee rolled into
one. Our elongated "Abbey shadow" is a glutton
for staying out until the "wee small hours" of the
morning. Surely this is not customary among
"Abbey shadows?" Joe is addicted to dancing,
considering it true Stockbridge spirit to attend each
and every dance within a radious of nine miles.
His major is floriculture in order that he might "say
it with flowers." We all join in wishing "Joe"
Jletman a. Couture
Warren, Mass. Dairy
Herm is the daddy of the dairy class and takes
care of the transportation of the dairy family very
well with the Chevrolet. You will nearly always
see it full especially going over to Soc. Herm is
quiet and industrious and very well liked by his
classmates. We believe he will go forward with his
Joscpl) 1^. Coplc
Alpha Tau Gamma. Basketball, '29, '30.
The boy with the secret sorrow — and it must be
a woman. Coyle has been very successful in his
studies here, just ask Barney about it! Joe is the
third member of that well known trio that journeys
home each week-end to look after their chickens, and
incidentally apply their acquired technique and
knowledge at home. Best wishes Joe and may
success accompany you in every way.
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Rockport, Me. Horticulture
President Alpha Tau Gamma. Student Council.
Class President, '29, '30.
Don't snicker fair Co-eds, when you pass a certain
beragged individual whose baggy trousers haven't
felt the hot iron since the day they were purchased in
the dim remote past, for believe, or not, it's none
other than our imposing President on his way to an
important "Board Meeting." He is evidently
a firm believer in the old adage that clothes do not
make the man, but at least the class showed discre-
tion in not electing him treasurer, as he might have
been strutting around in a new outfit, and smoking
Perfectos. Speaking of smoking reminds me that
this particular individual swears off and on again
about as freqeuntly as the gentle breezes charige, in
this quiet little town. However we forgive him for
all his minor deficiencies, as intellectually at least
he has shot a par for his particular course. And for
his favorite hobby — well just ask him to have a rnilk
shake sometime. He may surprise you — by having
The third and last member of the "Tattered Trio."
STamcsJ J^enrp Curran
Glee Club, 1, 2.
And here we have another Flori-major so it is
understood that "Jim," loves flowers. He doesn't
only like to grow them, but he takes great interest
in arrangement of the same. As a first tenor in the
Glee Club "Jim" is a mainstay. What would we do
without him? Although "Jim" is not reputed as a
great mixer with the fairer sex, we often wonder just
why he makes so many telephone calls and trips to
Northampton. He never fails to show up at a school
dance with a "blushing young thing" holding his
arm. "Jim" expects to carry on with some branch
in Floriculture in the future and we all wish him the
best of success.
tJtfjomas CJjtuarti Curran
Kolony Klub. Football, 1. Treasurer Freshman
Class. Floriculture Club. Dance Committees.
Glee Club, 1, 2. Shorthorn Board. Baseball, 2.
"Tom" as a freshman was quite a marked athlete,
as class treasurer he succeeded very well. When a
senior he became known as the "singing idol" of
French Hall. If you hear the expression "you've
got to be rugged," you will well know of Tom's
"Tom's" weakness is perhaps down by the C. V.
Station. Nevertheless living in Pelham proves to
be a healthy walk to chapel in the morning. Tom
has made many a lasting friend in K. K. and S. S. A.
His success in his greenhouse at Danvers is most
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Alpha Tau Gamma. Track, 1, 2. Basketball
Manager, 2. Boxing.
Curly hair, and sailor pants
Just one woman did enchant.
Here is one lad that never bothered with woman —
but did they bother him ! ! ? Art is one boy we all
can call a friend — always happy, and apparently
without a care in the world. Rip Van Winkle only
had a few years on Art, when it came to sleeping,
but then he was only here for two years. However,
we don't expect to find Art asleep on the job next
year, for he knows his poultry, and will prove it in
tlie near future. One thing only Art, do not locate
Cfjarlcg l^enrp Bcrfap, 3Fr.
Alpha Tau Gamma.
Charles Henry, entered the Stockbridge School of
Agriculture at the Massachusetts Agricultural Col-
lege fresh from his mother's apron strings. He was
rather shy and modest during his first year, but, oh,
how he blossomed out in his second year. He enjoys
flattery, but it really doesn't seem to make him con-
ceited. He may be easily identified on the campus
by his walk and collegiate style of dress. When
he joined the A. T. G. in his second year he was pick-
ed for the goat, but he went through the initiation
without a squeal and has proven himself a fine frater-
nity brother. After graduation he expects to enter
into private estate work. We all wish him the great-
est success in his future undertakings, and we know
that he will succeed if he continues his good work.
Cberett batman Mmotk
Oxford Animal Husbandr}'
Vice President Agronomy Club. Animal Hus-
Dimock is another of our good charter members
who IS seldom seen on the campus week-ends. It
is quite evident that he has something more impor-
tant in Oxford — don't get us wrong — we mean on
Whenever marks are given out Everett is always
near the top of the list, in fact, a 95 is terribly low
Everett is among the many faithful believers in
Guernseys and it would surely be a waste of time to
try and change his mind on that point; however
we wish him success and prosperity in whatever he
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Hatfield Horticulture (one year)
"Joe" waited until 1930 before becoming a mem-
ber of the "U." Smith Academy was the loser when
"Joe" was graduated. "Joe" was extremely inter-
ested in basketball although we never had a chance
to see him in action. Hatfield will receive a famous
Hortioulturalist in a few years when "Joe" becomes
established. We all wish him the best of success.
Jfranfe ^. IBoucette
East Braintree Poultry
Alpha Tau Gamma.
Here is a man who sleeps, eats and talks poultry!
When he wasn't taking dancing lessons at Draper,
he could be found doing "nite inspection" at the
poultry plant. Alone? Oh, no! We expect to
find Frank running a big Wyandotte farm in Brain-
tree within the next few years. Good luck, old
boy! You have our heartiest wishes for success.
^uvolts C. Burfein
Waltham, Mass. Horticulture
Kolong Klub. Football, 1, 2. Hockey, 1, 2.
Baseball, 2. Greenskeeper.
"Durk" has been a hard worker. He has carried
the pigskin for Waltham and S. S. A. very success-
fully, shot the puck for two years and threw hash
along with other things fully successful.
If a big time Charlie or a Joe College you should
see, look again, and Durk you will see.
"Have you got a butt?" seems to be an economical
expression. As a Greenskeeper he knows his grasses
— his dreams of rolling greens will surely be realized.
ililltam I. €ba. Jr.
"Bill" has been one of those, that we all expect to
be, "a married man." Evidently marriage life does
not interfere with choosing a vocation, because
"Mister Eva" certainly has shown extreme interest
in his choice. Bill's ability to raise flowers is un-
limited and he should be on top within a month or
two after leaving the "University." We all wish
him luck in all of his undertakings and hope that we
will hear from him in a big way in a few years.
"Norm" is the official A. T. G. hash slinger in the
dining hall, if he makes use of all the criticisms he
receives he should be pretty good.
This handsome fellow with the nice, curly, black
hair should make a big hit with the girls, but he
won't have anything to do with them. Poor boy,
he doesn't know what he is missing or maybe it is
the girls that are doing the missing.
Well Norm if you can sling flowers the way you
sling hash you should be a big success.
Springfield Home Economics
Girls' Sorority. President S. C. S. Glee Club.
K. O. Club. S. Y. W. C. A.
A home, and happiness.
And friends galore.
Some useful business,
And a goodly store
Of things to read and eat —
Who could wish more?
Housekeeping is a complicated art, as all who have
tried their hand at it will agree. An inventive mind,
ambition, flying fingers, and an unruffled calm are
needed for success. Three of these Doris already
owns. The last can only be acquired by long prac-
tice. She has an eye for parties, too, as many on
campus can tell you, and her hand is firm on the
wheel of S. C. S. She can manage canning clubs and
"Proms" with equal ease. The only thing she can't
and won't manage is a cow.
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Cambridge Animal Husbandry
Basketball, '29. Animal Husbandry Club. S. Y.
W. C. A. Glee Club. Shorthorn Board.
Everyone knows Kitty for we have all heard her
sing at one time or another and have "enjoyed" it
very much. Kitty is usually pretty busy and ever
willing to help do her bit in anything. We are al-
ways glad to have her, for who could help but appre-
ciate her charming voice. We wish her luck in
"Thy voice is a celestial melody." — Longfellow.
j^clgon W- Jfox
Dracut Animal Husbandry
Animal Husbandry Club, '29, '30. Agronomy
Club '29, '30.
"Young in limbs, in judgment old."
Briefly Nelson is what is known as an "urban
rustic," dreamy, jovial, elite, and almost susceptible
to the exterior charms of "flapperism." Yet from
all these distinctions Nelson is a great kid.
There are just two times when Nelson has nothing
on his mind, namely, when he is asleep and when he
is in class. However you can't beat him for An.
Hus. spirit, and volume of voice. He is everybodys
friend, partial to none and if you don't know Nelson
you don't know half of the class. Good Luck Nel-
son and we all hope your dreams of pure-breds come
ClJtoarb HTosiepf) (goiiin
Hatfield Horticulture (one year)
"Skelly" is another graduate of Smith Academy.
He joined us at the beginning of our Senior year.
"Skelly" is one of these tall, lanky, quiet fellows
who hides a depth of sterling quality which few but
his closest friends can only guess. "Skelly 's" tardi-
ness to classes was excusable, as you know he came
from Hatfield. "Skelly" has not decided on his
future but we are sure that he will make a name for
himself in whatever he undertakes.
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f o£(epf) IL. (gobutt
Alpha Tau Gamma.
Just another member of that famed "Essex trio."
This boy has a weigh with the lady folks, and what
he has done to the feminine hearts here on the cam-
pus, during his stay among us, is cruel. Of late,
Joe has shown a decided preference for "steno's,"
and if one may judge by appearances, the "steno"
has taken to Joe. Best of luck Joe, it would be a
wonderful combination on a poultry farm — knowing
your dislike for "figures," and love of "chickens."
Tryon, North Carolina Animal Husbandry
Girls' Sorority. Secretary S. C. S. Animal
Hot haze down a mountain ridge.
A herd of cattle in a terraced field.
Books — and a rustic chair.
In our simple ignorance we might suppose that,
since "Buff" hails from those wicked Blue Ridge
Mountains, she must specialize in Shakespearian
English, corn liquor, and feuds, but nothing of the
kind! She has only occasional lapsed from our
northern tongue, prefers her corn in the silo, and
never scraps with anyone but her room-mate. She
is interested in literature, though. A southern
correspondence takes much of her time, and she
comes to class with modern and mediaeval books on
her arm. I wouldn't ask her about the fence post
if I were you.
^rbo (B. Hafefeincn
Alpha T.au Gamma. Football, '29.
Arvo is a member of the Finnish clan, if you don't
believe it, ask him and he will tell you what a great
race they are.
He is also a great sport expert and a great talker.
It doesn't take much to start an argument with him
and try to change his mind, it won't work.
Saturday evening will find him in a dance hall
somewhere in western Mass.
Hard-Tack your set ideas should help you out a
lot, anyway we wish you luck.
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This outstanding individual did not have any
difficulty in getting into the public eye, in his fresh-
man year. He had not been with us more than two
weeks before he was unanimously elected by the
Student Council as "Wise Guy No. 1." As we
came to know him better we found him to be a great
fellow who hides a depth of sterling quality, that
only his closest friend can gain. We are undecided
as to beliefs about the fairer sex, at social events we
find him with the cream of the Abbey. Also due to
the fact that most every week-end he leaves Amherst
we are inclined to believe there is a great attraction
elsewhere. His trip to New York brings to us many
Seriously, Mike is a first class pomologist. He
has done some very fine things on his orchard in
Orange, and we expect great accomplishments from
him in his line.
jftantii (£.. J^art
Wrestling Team. Track Team. Alpha Tau
Gamma. Animal Husbandry Club. Newman Club.
Veni — Vidi — Vici
This is the Duke of Whitman, famous as a wrestler
and justly noted as a singer of Irish folk songs. He
can't keep still and he can't be kept still, just let
him follow his own, busy inclinations and trust to
luck he'll keep out of mischief. Duke occasionally
majors in "Human nature" and his lab. work is
generally in the vicinity of "Kelly Sq." or in Hadley.
Now friends do not think he was out the night before
his picture was taken, it's only natural. Duke is
quite some boy at that and will swear if provoked
sufficiently. Some day he will meet his match, but
it will have to be a woman, for no mere man is
capable of the task.
Mmilan I. I^artlep
Win is forever humming a tune and wearing a
cheerful smile. He always cheers up any gang he
may be with, by playing some joke or prank on
Win is a great lover of nature and human nature
especially the latter. He is always talking of going
hunting and we often wonder for what kmd of
animals. Win has had some pleasant experiences
with our friend the Pole Cat, while on these hunting
trips. He also seems to have a weakness for poison
Win has a weakness for any kind of music and
enjoys it immensely. He even tries to enveigle music
out of a guitar.
Win makes friends so easily that he has a bright
looking future before him, filled we all hope, with all
ones heart could desire, of health, prosperity and
Alpha Tau Gamma. Hockey. Treasurer of A. T. G.
This good looking chap hails from the wilds of
Agawam. It is not an unusual occasion to hear
members of the fairer sex remarking, "What a cute
fellow he is," or asking the question, "Who is that
good looking fellow?" But at last— all of these
flattering remarks fall on mute ears for "Jud" is as
true as steel to "Marie," from Agawam. "Jud" is
majoring in "Horticulture." He is a reckless happy-
go-lucky sort of a fellow, one that gets by with the
minimum amount of studying. Perhaps some day
he will be running his own nursery. There is only
one thing that can prevent him from succeeding and
that is "Women." We also expect to see "Jud"
one of the star players on the "Springfield Bruins."
aifceti i;. Jubcnbille
Hatfield Horticulture (one year)
"Juby" is still another "Hatfieldite" coming to
us in our Senior year. As is the custom with natives
of his villa, he tours homeward each and every week-
end. He also says something about working, but we
hear otherwise, and his real reason may be traceable
to another aim. "Juby" is the promptess of his
native associates and it only goes to show that a
man is able to be what he desires to be. We wish
him the best of success in all his undertakings.
(Etitotn m. mil
Alpha Tau Gamma Vice President. Football, '29,
Captain, '30. President Athletic Board. Student
"Ed" IS one of the most popular fellows in the
school, he makes friends easily and everyone likes
him. We wonder why he goes home so many week-
ends., there must be some big attractions that he
can't keep away from. "Ed" is usually very cheer
ful and always enjoys a good time. He usually gets
on all the dance committees and is rushing around
after orchestras, dance programmes, and persuad-
ing fellows to attend these dances. His hobby is
girls and he has one in every port. If "Ed" contin-
ues along doing as he is now he is sure to succeed.
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i. Jlefabletijtuaite, Jr.
Glee Club. Floriculture Club.
Y. M. C. A.
"Hebbe" is a newcomer this year. He came to us
after having graduated from Norfolk County Agri-
cultural School. He is a willing worker and in the
short time that he has been among us has made
friends with all whom he has come in contact.
"Hebbe" is a good sport and willing to mix into any
fun whenever it is at hand. His base voice is well
known to all and he is the mainstay of the bass
section of the Glee Club. As a student he is very
serious with his studies and because of his interest
in his subjects he is bound to succeed. We all join
in wishing him complete success.
North Brookfield Animal Husbandry
Alpha Tau Gamma. Football, '29. Animal
During the first year and a half of his stay with us
Jason was seldom seen walking around campus.
But after a certain accident in which a certain
Chevorlet was quite badly bent, Jason is more
often seen hiking up from North Amherst in the
He was a member of the football squad all the
season and but for an injury would have been one
of the "regulars."
We never hear Jason tell what he is planning to
do after leaving here, but judging by his past exper-
ience and all his accompUshments here we are sure
he will make good.
Ctcfitcr raJiitmore ?#oU
Alpha Tau Gamma.
Chet is the sort of a fellow who is everybody's
friend and nobody's enemy. He is an ambitious
fellow and is forever worrying for fear he didn't pass
this or that test. But when the ranks come out
you'll find him sailing thru with flying colors.
We hear that last summer he had a great weakness
for ice cold melons from the butler's ice chest, of
course we do not know whether it was the melons
or something else "on ice" that he was interested in.
"Chet" is a great fellow of sports and enjoys any
kind ot a game. He also likes to swing his fist.
"Chefs" hobby is greenhouses and watching
things grow. We all feel sure he will someday
have this hobby materialize and we wish him a
world of success.
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Worcester, Mass. Dairy Manufacturers
Animal Husbandry Club.
"Teddy" is one of those quiet little fellows who
never forces himself upon anyone. He is very
deliberate and thinks things over before he acts.
That is a good way to do Ted and we expect you to
be a success in the Worcester district. Worcester
needs men with your ability "Ted" and if you con-
tinue as you have worked up here, your success is
€bbjin €. Heene
Freshman and Senior
Kolony Klub. Track,
"Ed" is an artist by nature. His natural ability
with pen, pencil, crayon, etc. should gain him much,
but alas, he is disinterested along that line. He
would rather excel as a "student of plant physiol-
ogy" as he prefers to be called. He is always trying
out something new in an endeavor to produce better
methods of growing plants.
As a runner, he is out of the ordinary, but again
he does not choose to develop his natural talents.
But with ideas and determination such as "Ed"
possesses he is bound to accomplish big things and
we all wish him the best of success.
31itl)arli iUltlLcarn Hmgman
Middleboro, Mass. Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub. President of the Agronomy Club.
Animal Husbandry Club. Stockbridge Glee Club.
Dick is one of those fellows who is always popular
and especially Friday afternoons when he gets ready
to leave for Boston with his car. Although he has
been known to run out of gas occasionally he always
has plenty of students who are anxious to ride with
As president of Agronomy Club the same Dick
made a great success, and he is a regular attendant
at the Animal Husbandry Club meetings, at bowling
matches and ball games.
If Dick takes up the breed of cattle he plans to
we are sure that Middleboro will never suffer for
lack of water.
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Westhampton Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub. Animal Husbandry Club.
In "Shorty" we have the proof of the statement
that good things often come in small packages.
For Shorty gets along as good and accomplishes as
much as anyone.
Shorty seldom spends his week-ends in Amherst
but we feel sure he uses his time to good advantage
while in Westhampton, especially when it is good
skating or there is a sleigh ride on.
Shorty takes a lot of interest in his work and
studies hard and we are confident that he will be
successful in whatever he undertakes.
He calls himself "Scottie," we refer to him as
"Lassman vulgaris." Who do we try to avoid
when we are seeking a place to study? Lassman!
His wide grin and pleasant persistancy may annoy
us, yet we all hke him. In fact it is so quiet when
he is not around we hardly know what to do.
"Scottie" is an ambitious Horticulturalist and
already has had quite a varied experience along this
line. We hope that he sticks to it, and we expect
to see him some day in charge of the ' 'Arnold Arbore-
tum." Good luck to you "Scottie."
aaitljarli J^. Het
Manager Hockey, '30. Secretary Athletic Board.
O. O. O. Shorthorn Board.
The busy looking fellow that you see rushing
around the campus is none other than Lee. He
received such valuable managerial experience on
placement training that he was selected to manage
the hockey team. Even if the "U" didn't come
through we can't blame Lee. Here's a young man
that dashes over to Hamp' every single night in his
"one horse Shay," but it is considered the right thing
to do as he lives there. While the bridge was down
he received all of his campus life, and from all
reports he has received as much as the rest of us.
He is always on his toes ever seeking new horticul-
tural facts. This popular youth is bound to succeed
and we leave here wishing him the very best of luck.
l^ennetf) €i)titet ILtonath
Alpha Tau Gamma. Football, '29, '30. Orches-
tra, 1, 2. A. T. G. Sergeant at Arms. Student
"Ken" is a quiet easy going fellow, although he
knows how to keep oder in the frat meetings.
Shirley should have a good husband when she
gets "Pop" under her guidance, judging from the
fumes of soup, baked beans, or corned beef issuing
from his room at meal times. He, Dickie, and the
cat seem to be well fed on the meals he cooks.
Floriculture is his major and by the way he studies
it he should make good.
Alpha Tau Gamma. Basketball, 2.
"Wally" came to us in our senior year after gradu-
ating from Norfolk Aggies. His good nature soon
brought him numerous friends.
The ability for playing basketball he gained at
Norfolk helped him place amongst the leading scorers
in the interfraternity basketball league as well as
helping A. T. G. to place second in their league.
He intends to try his hand at beautifying some
New England estate and should be very successful
as a result of his training here and at Norfolk.
arnc '¥. Hiufeas
Alpha Tau Gamma. Football, 2.
"Luke" is sort of a happy-go-lucky fellow who
doesn't have to study much to get by. He likes
dances and is an expert on girls. There is one
favorite in Framingham though, judging from the
numerous letters coming from there.
Arne is a quiet sort of fellow who always seems to
be enjoying himself and never seems to be worried
With his ability to solve problems for himself and
quick sensing of problems it shouldn't take him long
to get ahead. Maybe he will be running his own
landscape firm shortly.
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If you don't believe me, ask me — that's Lynn,
the Campello poultryman and a "Big Noise" here-
abouts. Seriously though, he knows his poultry,
and his flowers. Daisies are a favorite with him for
some reason. We know that Allan will be successful
in his chosen line, for if "telling the world" counts
for much, he will make a million! "Al" is sure to
succeed if he continues his good work. May success
J^ugf) 3&. illac(©ifaiJon
Northfield, Vt. Pomology
When it comes to bowling, playing bridge or
tennis, "Mac" knows his "stuff." He boasts a
height of six feet four inches which helps him when it
comes to jumping center for the Kolony Klub
basketball team. "Mac" is an easy going sort of
fellow and a typical picture of him is a tall, slender
slightly stooped figure, calmly smoking a cigarette,
with a slight squint to his eyes, a notebook carelessly
held under one arm slowly walking to class. We
imported "Mac" from Norwich University where he
had one year's training. We feel that "Norwich",
lost and we gained when "Mac" changed. We all
wish him the best of success in his work.
jEobert SfEtoitte ilttann
Football, 1. Interfrat Dance
"Bob" is one of our Worcesterites. As desig-
nated by the number of times he travels to Worces-
ter, he must have someone of interest there. "Bob"
appears to be quiet but you ought to see him as his
friends have seen him. As a freshman he played a
good game of football. Dancing and bridge are his
two major recreations.
If "Bob" continues to show his keen interest for
Hort, in the future as in the past, success is assured.
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North Adams Poultry
Poultry Club. Agronomy Club.
"That Man From the South, With a Big Cigar in
His Mouth" — and looking, for all the world, like a
big time gambler: — That's Eddie, the boy who be-
lieves that "two can live as cheaply as one" — and
has proven it! The Director and Eddie are old
friends, and he guards the secret of his perpetual
excuse closely. Altho he majored in Poultry, next
year will undoubtably find "Eddie & Company"
doing a honeymoon act in South America.
South Groveland Floriculture
Placement training certainly did a great deal for
"Teeter" in more ways than one. He gained more
confidence and experience in six months than most
of us get in six years. His trusty pipe which
is going at every opportunity is one of the best ex-
amples. However, it did not give him the big he-
man appetite that we had hoped for, yet he still
exists and grows fat on the smallest amount of food
of any member of the class. Buttered toast and a
glass of milk is as filling to him, as a boiled dinner
is to the most of us. He's our example of a perfect
That he still does possess more or less of his bash-
ful nature is exemplified by the fact that he has been
endeavoring for two years to get up sufficient courage
to make himself known to a certain member of the
fair sex in town. No progress has been reported as
this goes to press and it begins to look as tho he will
walk out of her life a perfect stranger, unless violent
action is taken before the middle of June. So our
advice is to buck up "Teeter," light the old pipe and
say "howdy"! We certainly wish "Teeter" com-
plete success in all of his undertakings.
Girls' Sorority. Glee Club. Basketball, '29, '30.
Secretary Poultry Club. Agronomy Club. Y. W.
C. A. K. O. Club.
I know her name; do you?
Hens, and cows, and friends, and things
Give her enough to do.
Mark you her industry.
But don't you be deceived by it,
She's lively as can be.
M. M. — Milner from Marshfield, but Charlotte
isn't lost in the mud yet by any means. Three
thousand hens are a mere trifle to her, and she can
run a 9000-egg incubator with the same skill with
which she manages her big blue roadster. That
roadster could tell tales of larks, too, of blindfolded
initiates whisked away in the dark, and picnics in
the hills. It knows the way home pretty well, and
is apt to carry Betty down with it.
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Basketball, '29, '30.
Girls' Sorority. Glee Club.
Sergeant-at-Arms S. C. S.
Bright, black-eyed gypsy, where have you been
Whence came the red rose you wear in your hair?
Dancing, and dreaming, and laughing and loving —
How shall we catch you, gay spirit of air?
Babe is a paradox. She hails from Gloucester,
doesn't like codfish. She majors in Floriculture,
and has no favorite flower. In fact it is a bit hard
to know what to do with her, for she has more sides
than can be seen at a glance. She changes her mind
frequently, and is full of energy. We sometimes
wonder if it will be safe to put her in a greenhouse.
She makes a good Sergeant-at-Arms for all that,
and drags Draper Hall out at midnight with her
fire whistle. Also "Who said dancing?"
ILeettr 2C. iHlorrill
Kolony Klub. K. K. Marshal. Chairman of
Freshman Class, 1. Basketball, 1. Track, 1, 2.
Glee Club, 2. Student Council, 1, 2. Secretary to
Council, 3, 4, Vice President of Council, 5. Flori-
culture Club. Cheer Leader, 3, 4, 5.
"Let" is one of those fellows that believes in the
saying "Love 'em and leave them." He sure has
broken plenty of hearts around this campus and
"Onionville" but we think some one in Brockton
has really captured him for good.
Huh? ' What's that? Get the joke? These are
a few of his favorite expressions perhaps that is why
he knows his carnations from a-z. As yet he has
not learned how to go thru a "hat rush" without
being none the worse for the experience. "Let"
was the highest scorer in the fall track meet, he also
scores high in hash slinging. Let's hope his ambi-
tions are realized.
€atle Pen jam in Most)tr
Track, 1, 2. Editor-in-Chief Shorthorn. Ag-
ronomy Club '29. O. O. O.
This loyal son of Worcester hits the trail for home
every week-end , but from little we have seen we have
reason to believe that he does not waste his time.
His Monday morning dashes back in his buggy
startle us, but he has always arrived on time even if
he does sleep through several of his classes. Ben
has phrases of his own and he can describe and
illustrates incidents to perfection. He has referred
to withdrawing at the request of the Director since
his arrival, but he is still with us, the local boy has
made good. "Disgruntled," is Ben's own and
favorite word and it shows that he really did absorb
something while pursuing Horticulture. We all join
in extending to him our most sincere wishes for
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Who doesn't know Mac? Please don't think
because he is so quiet looking that he does nothing
but study. Nothing of the kind' Whoever knew
Mac to keep out of the fun because he had to study?
No one will deny that Mac is one of our pepiest boys
and we certainly are glad he was a member of nine-
"/ could be moved to smile at anything."
Roxbury Dairy Manufactures
We hope 'tis not goodbye, for what would we
ever do without our pleasing pal, Mac. Few in the
world there are like him who realize that success
means hard work, and hard play and a kindly spirit
towards one's neighbor. Mac always has been a
good student and now graduates well up among us.
When success raps at your door, Mac, never forget
the dear friends who once predicted your happy
"A stout heart may be ruined in fortune, but never in
spirit. ' ' — Victor Hugo.
Milford, Mass. Animal Husbandry
Alpha Tau Gamma. Newman Club. Animal
When "Rosie" arrived here he soon became ac-
quainted with "Duke" Hart and "Lord" Byron.
This trio at once consolidated, forming a combina-
tion many times accused, but yet to be convicted.
Enter upon the scene of action — Mr. O'Grady —
expert in animal nutrition, pugilist, toreador, and
Irishman. "Rosie" has a wonderful brain, but like
all masterminds his methods baffle us at times.
One night he took "Duke" and "Lord" sleigh
riding. Result — "Lord" rode the horse home bare-
back while "Rosie" and "Duke" walked. If Animal
Husbandry gives Rosie a fair deal the fairer sex have
then his success is well assured and we wish him well.
atnc €. ©fesanin
Fitchburgh Dairy Manufacturing
Alpha Tau Gamma. Basketball, '29. Football,
Arnnie is that big moderate fellow who is always
full of fun and funny remarks. He was the prominent
member of the football team that used to worry
the "reffs" (?) Never mind Arnnie we will bet on
your future success even if it is filled with jokes.
Arnnie we are sorry to say is wanted by the Postal
Officials. It is rumored he is wanted for attacking
^llifion II. palmer
Alpha Tau Gamma. Floriculture Club.
The worm turned — and Palmer ate it — that little
incident will always be remembered by a few.
Allison and his love of funny stories is also well
known, and more than one boy has lost a keen appe-
tite at the "Colonial," on his account. He does
have his serious side however, which act is to be
observed when he is in the act of manipulating his
car? ! ! Although naturally slow in making ac-
quaintances he has many friends among us, who are
glad for the opportunity of his friendship. We feel
confident that this quality will serve him well when
he goes out into that well known "old business
Gorham, N. H.
Alpha Tau Gamma.
"Peab" is the kind of a fellow who does not say
much, but when he does speak there is golden com-
mon sense in every word and real deep thought too.
Because of his quietness he always had the advan-
tage over the fellows at the boarding house, for he
would eat while the rest talked.
For a long time "Peab" disappeared every other
Friday night and we finally ran him down one night
and found him at the Grange, where he had a special
attraction of his own.
We have heard that "Peab" has a great weakness
for Sculptury, and generally carries a ladder with
him while studying it.
Peab is bound to succeed with his quiet straight
thinking ways, and we all wish him the best of suc-
cess at whatever he undertakes.
Granville, Mass. Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub. Student Council. Y. M. C. A.
Animal Husbandry Club. Agronomy Club.
Art is a very quiet appearing fellow, but all who
know him, will say that he is very much the opposite
when a good time is too be had.
He has done some good work with the Y. M. C. A.
here and has been prominent in his fraternity. Art
was one of the unlucky students who had a Saturday
class thru one term, but he did not accept it without
protest. However they still have the Saturday
Among other things Art is one of the leading meat
cutters in S-7 and doubtless he will be a leader in
whatever work he takes up after leaving school.
West Springfield Floriculture
The first impression one gets of Normy is that he
is ouiet. However, on becoming better acquainted
with Norm, you discover that behind that quiet
look is a very five spirit. His cheery disposition
seems to brighten the darkest day, and make us all
glad to be numbered among his friends.
Norm is always the same — jolly, happy, and self-
reliant. He is bound to succeed and we wish him
Kolony Club. Poultry Club. Glee Club.
Barney belongs to that exclusive (?) part of the
Stockbridge Student Body which hails from the fair
town of Brockton. His scholastic endeavors have
been directed towards the mysteries of Poultry
raising; and he has at least succeeded in becoming
one of Prof. Banta's chief troubles in that course.
Although a "quiet" member of our class, Barney
has managed to become well known on the campus
at least with the male part of the student body.
His pleasant and easy going personality always has
won him many friends.
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Palmer, Mass. Animal Husbandry
K. O. Club. Animal Husbandry Club. Agro-
nomy Club '29.
Harold is another of our class who seldom spends
his week end with us, but we fear that he does not
spend them all at home. Harold thinks Mt.
Holyoke is a very nice college, although at one time
we thought he would go to Cambridge to live.
Harold is generally near the top of the class
scholastically and it is not unusual for him to get of
two or three finals each term.
Just now he is planning to go to South America
after graduation and his earnestness and experience
should be a great help to him in whatever he takes up.
J^otoarli %. micf)
Alpha Tau Gamma. Floriculture Club.
Rich seems to have had but one aim while here at
Stockbridge, namely: — never to attend any morning
classes. His method of avoiding the consequence is
a mystery to all. As a waiter at the Colonial Inn,
he is second to none. His only weakness being a
tendency to be subject to fainting spells when asking
"Ma" for second mains. Richie is a florist of no
small ambition. May Dame Fortune favor him.
Clinton B>tott aRobcrts
Animal Husbandry Club.
Alpha Tau Gamma.
"Red" is a fellow who is known and liked by every
member of the class. He is always cheerful and
ready to help anyone at anytime.
Red goes home nearly every week-end and he
seldom has to ride it alone as there ae always plenty
of students who are glad to have a chance to ride
He hasn't been able to figure out yet whether he is
homozygous or heterozygous for red hair but when
graduation comes he will doubtless know all about it.
He is planning to go back home when he graduates
and he has the best wishes from all of us.
West Springfield, Mass. Floriculture
Bob has ideas of his own — and how. The com-
mercial floriculture worid is about to receive another
ardent supporter as Bob believes in more and better
flowers from stock grown by the "Prof. Hubbard"
He came here last fall for business and business it
was. West Springfield gave him a tall boost and
there was also a certain unknown incentive trom
North Amherst which, by the way, is as much as
we know. It is for this reason, that we wish him
the best of luck with his flowers.
Middleboro, Mass. Horticulture
Quiet, yet persistent seems to be Roy's outstand-
ing characteristics. A hard working student in
class and out. We laughed at his questions and
yet we admired his courage in asking them. But
there is one thing that puzzles us. We wonder
what it is that Roy mumbles to the Profs, at the end
of every class. He is always right there. The Hash
House will lose a good waiter when Roy leaves, but
he can sling hash and prune shrubs with equal
dexterity. We expect that Roy will become an
estate manager when he leaves here and we wish
him the best of success and happiness.
lUittov "^cifefeo g)alo
Millbury Floriculture Club
Vic came from the wilds of Millbury in search of
knowledge. He found the pathway leading to it,
when he chose Floriculture for his major. Now that
he has mastered that art we expect big things of
him. He is a quiet lad but has proven his ability
while here at "Aggie." He is one of the few fortu-
nate ones who have had a car while at college. We
wonder why he waits for the trolley from South
Hadley so often on Friday afternoons. A few are
said to have had a glimpse of the fair lassie.
Success to thee, Vic.
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North Marshfield Floriculture
Girls' Sorority. Y. W. C. A. Cabinet. Floricul-
ture Club. Glee Club. Basketball, '29, '30.
Amandy grows some flowers in her gard;
Hollyhocks, balsams — it is very hard
To think of her without those flowers 'round.
But in the kitchen she does like a sound
Of stirring, and clatter and a smell
Of gingerbread, and pies, and things, and — well
She likes her flowers pretty they and sweet,
She also likes old furniture, and things to eat.
"Betty" hails from the home of the cranberry, the
pilgrim fathers, and the antique. She likes all
three. Just where she gets her energy, we have been
unable to discover. She strides about among us,
removing easily all that would block her path. She
knows her roses, too, and why plant roots earthward,
and what good nature means. Some one is going to
have pleasant gardens when "Betty" gets on the job.
Whether it will be perenials, or temperamental
wild flowers is not decided. We wish her well.
mtuh 3. mate
West Hanover Vegetable Gardening
Kolony Hub. Hockey, '30. Basketball, '29.
Class Dance Committees. TracK. Class Treasurer
3, 4, 5. Photographic Editor of Shorthorn.
"Al" and his Whippet have been very popular
among his classmates. "Al" has been a quiet fellow
but whenever there is an argument, he is one of the
participants. He has led K. K. in a successful sea-
son of basketball. In the fall inter-class track meet
"Al" contributed several points. He played an
exceptionally good game in hockey.
"Al" is a wizard in his major. "He knows his
onions." Al has already started his vegetable work,
let's hope he continues to find success in vegetables.
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Northampton Animal Husbandry
This genial, happy-go-lucky youth drifted in from
that much abused city, Northampton, in search of
enlightenment and knowledge.
Being possessed of an open mind and a thirst for a
broad education he took the Animal Husbandry
Possessed of an easy going nature and a gift of
ready repartee, and spontaneous humor, A. W. has
whiled away many idle minutes with the boys with
his contributions of wit all of which have helped to
win for him a host of friends on the campus.
Here's luck to you "Smitty" and may your
bridges never tumble down.
Cf)ti£itopi)cr jFrcticrtcb ^mitlj
Holyoke Animal Husbandry
Business Manager Shorthorn. Basketball, '29,
"Crissy" is another of our ambitious Animal
Husbandry men. He has proved his working ability
as manager of the Shorthorn. "Crissy" has worked
earnestly to give the basketball team a successful
season. In all of Christopher's undertakings he has
given his best work at all times. He seems to like to
spend his week-end in his native town, altho it is
often hard to locate him there over the week-end.
He is a capable driver, and is particularly noted for
his ability to drive without lights over unknown icy
roads. "Crissy's" smile is always present and it
certainly is good to have it around. He plans to
take up the business of raising pure bred Guernseys
and we are sure that he will be successful. We all
wish him the best of success in all of his undertak-
ings, and we will expect great accomplishments from
him in a few years.
Gl-e Club. Y. W. C. A.
Giggles in the dark.
A hike in a snow storm.
What a lark!
Canary birds and roosters.
Half a song.
A big bowl of roses.
Connie joined us in the middle of Freshman year,
and doesn't seem to regret her coming. Neither do
we. She can move mountains, and when she brings
us into chapel on wings of song it would take more
than a mountain to stay outside. She has learned
to combine beauty with business; her music and her
poultry are united in her pet canaries. Whether
she will teach her leghorns to sing is a question
worth considering. She certainly has enough
energy for the job if she decides to try.
jHilton Cornell ^prague
Everybody knows "Milt" and likes him. We all
admire his courage and his dogged determination to
overcome obstacles that would quell many of us.
Cheerful and pleasant under all conditions. His
spirit of fun is spontaneous and we all like to join
him in a good laugh on hearing his clever and witty
remarks. He is an integral part of our group and
we could scarcely get along without him. "Milt"
has chosen "Horticulture" as his life's vocation
and we all joing in wishing him the best of success
and in all of life's endeavors.
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Alpha Tau Gamma.
"Stoney" is a fellow of small stature, and may be
usually seen around the Floriculture department.
He is quite a studious fellow, little heard about, but
is known by many. "Stoney" tried for the football
team, but due to his stature he gave it up, but not
before he had shown plenty of grit. His general
fellowship has admitted him to the A. T. G. and we
are sure that he has made strong friends.
Hfofiepl) p. g'toartj
Joe's one aim in life is to be a successful poultry
man and successful he will be, if he applies himself
to his work as he has to his studies. As far as we
know, Joe's only recreation is reading the "Boston
Globe," altho "Red" Ball tried hard to make a high
jumper out of him! We all expect much of Joe,
and he goes out with our sincerest wishes for success.
MilUam 3. ®aft
Alpha Tau Gamma. Glee Club.
"Bill" IS one of these fellows that can pick up
most any kind of an instrument and before you can
wink, he has started off in a tune. We all have
appreciated his willingness to help us in our musical
programs, and if it hadn't been for him the "Glee
Club" would have been sunk. Every few weeks
"Bill" has a great alibi, "Gee but I just got to get
home and see the family." It sounds good and all
that, but knowing him as well as we, the story
wouldn't be complete without a girl in the case, and
that said one happens to be in "Whitinsville."
"Bill" is a whale of a nice fellow and takes great
interest in his pomology, but for the rest of the
subjects he rather be playing the banjo. We know
"Bill" will make good, and expect to see when
passing through his home town, a vast area of fruit
orchards bearing a sign on the side of the road
"Taft and Sons, Fruit Growers." Good luck to you
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Astoria, N. Y. Horticulture
Girls' Sorority. Class Secretary, '29, '30. Treas-
urer S. C. S. Basketball, '29, '30. Head of
Soccer, '30. Chairman Freshman-Senior Dance
A hesitation step;
Try to catch her, and she isn't there;
Lots of pep.
A boyish smile.
Win her friendship if you can, you'll find
It's worth while.
Agnes is our sporting member. She captains the
girls at Basketball, and is also found on the Soccer
field. Whether dashing madly over the grass will
help in "landscaping" we do not know. She shoots
hikes, dances, and barely escaped destruction in
the motors class last year. She has been our Secre-
tary for two years. We are sure of a pleasant party
when she is on the committee, and her hearty
chuckle would liven the dullest meeting. We hope
that she will do wonders when she leaves us in June.
€. Jfcrnalb QCaplor
Kolony Hub. K. K. Treasurer, '30. Senior
Reception Dance Committee.
Mere words cannot do j ustice to the record which
Fernald has made during his years at Amherst.
Even the fact that he hails from Flatwood, Pa.
cannot be held against him, as he has established
himself in the hearts of all lovers of a fighting spirit
and true sportsmanship.
Besides his huge towering frame, we will always
remember him for his unassuming nature and genial-
ity, qualities which made him a friend worth claim-
A jovial and loyal companion with a pleasant
greeting for everyone — that's Fernald!
j&icfiacti l^atilcp tKracp
Windsor, Vt. Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub. Animal Husbandry Club. Agron-
The little village of Cornish, N. H., feeling the
need of some information about ths outside world
and the best method of raising "corn and taters"
picked Tracy for its representative.
So in the fall of 1928 this youth from the wide
open spaces became Dick to his buddies and has
remained so ever since.
His support of outside activities as well as getting
good marks has been noticeable. We feel sure that
when Dick returns to Cornish, they will learn that
he has not been away in vain.
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Animal Husbandry Club.
"Thy Smile Becomes Thee Well."
"Jawn" may not be a "bally Englishman" but at
times his accent says otherwise. He'll let us call
him anything so we're not afraid. For diversion,
John is a theoretical athlete, but is not content to
leave the active side of sport to the crowd. His
daily route never changes between bed, Wildner's
"hash house," and his recitation rooms. John has
"a plentiful lack of wit" but is ever quick to laugh
when anything is sprung.
Good luck to you John and always keep the cool
head you showed when locked in "Lord's" room.
©ouglasf Craig Mibon
Bolton, Mass. Pomology
Kolony Klub. Baseball Manager, '30. Prom.
Show Committee 1, 2.
Problems are Craig's hobby, he really enjoys a
good "math" or R. Soc. problem. But there are
exceptions to every rule, this exception was in Farm
Management. Craig enjoys "Hort Man." He
certainly knows his applesauce. In the fall term
Craig ran the preambling Taxi.
The residue of Craig's placement is "down
Drews" (ask any pom major). Let's hope his future
is as rosy as his apples.
Abington Animal Husbandry
Kolony Klub Secretary. Treasurer Animal Hus-
bandry Club. Baseball, 2. Football, 1, 2.
"Link" joined us during the winter of our fresh-
man year and since then has taken a prominent part
in the athletic and fraternal activities. He has been
a regular attendant at the Animal Husbandry and
Agronomy meetings and did some good playing in
football and fraternity basketball.
Besides all these accomplishments "Link" is quite
active "socially." No one knows who the Abbey's
favorite "him" is but we dare say "Link's" name is
written several times in one of the fair inmates
We all wish "Link" the best of success and good
Heitl) ^. fflilcox
Port Leydon, N. Y. Floriculture
Keith hails from New York and from the first
year until his last he has been a good friend to all
that have known him. He is majoring in "Floricul-
ture" and has made a success of it so far. He seems
to have made a hit with the co-eds, but he prefers a
certain young lady in one of our offices to our co eds.
He has a time for studying, but he certainly likes
social functions. We wish him loads of success for
the future and hope to hear from him again.
Cbtdin Porter UBooli
Dalton Animal Husbandry
Animal Husbandry Club, '29, '30. Secretary-
Treasurer S. S. A. Agronomy Club.
The natives of the little hamlet of Dalton wept
bitter tears as this son left for the bright lights of
Amherst in the fall of 1928. However, they were
consoled by the thought that some day he would
return as a great animal husbandryman, to put up
model barns and raise better cows.
Besides living up to their anticipation Ed has
made a host of friends, through his happy disposi-
tion, willingness to help, and earnestness of purpose.
Ed's two years here represent the aggregate of
days of good fellowship and pleasant memories.
Clinton €bcrett Mioobtoarti
Alpha Tau Gamma.
Woodward joined us last fall as a senior and we all
feel that Taunton, Mass. made a fine contribution
to our class.
"Woody" is seldom seen on campus outside of
class hours but we feel sure his time is not wasted.
We have all heard it said that still waters run deep
and "Woody" is certainly an example for although
he is very quiet he always has an answer ready to
any question a professor may ask him.
Good luck, "Woody," we wish you the best there
is in life.
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Auburn, Mass. Floriculture
Kolony Klub. K. K. Historian, Vice President
and Historian of Senior Class. President of M. A. C
Floriculture Club. Glee Club, 1, 2. Student
Council, 1, 2, 4. Y. M. C. A. Cabinet.
Ernest came to Stockbridge a fair complexioned,
husky from North High, Worcester.
"Laugh and grow fat" applies strictly to Ernest.
He is one of the popular men of his class as shown
by his numerous activites. He is quite musical at
times and toots a mean trumpet. As to the Glee
Club he adds perfection. He used to be a quiet
fellow until the fair co-eds joined the Glee Club.
Ernest is a friend indeed at all times, although his
heart is not set on any one person, it is mired in
I^enrp ^. Himmermann
Auburn, Mass. Floriculture
Kolony Klub. President Kolony Klub '30.
Student Council. Floriculture Club.
"Zim" is rather a quiet person on campus or in
class. He has much responsibility this year and
carries on just as well as ever.
He doesn't have much to do with the fairer sex,
although he is liked by all of them who have the
good fortune of knowing him. However we would
like to know who writes him all the letters from
So far as we know "Zim" has the honor of wear-
ing the largest shoe on the campus. But he is well
balanced because he also has a big heart, ask his
"Zim" sure knows his flowers and he will probably
be running a greenhouse of his own one of these days.
Joe is one of the two valley products who decided to
t ake the Dairy course with our class. Wh?n ever you
hear a loud insistent voice you know it is Joe. He
had an awful good excuse during the fall to get a
day off. All he put on his excuse card was, "I had
to strip tobacco," and things were O. K. with the
Director. Well here's luck Joe and don't desert
the dairymen for tobacco growing.
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€x-Mmhtv^ of tJje Clasis^ of 1930
DURING our two years' stay here at M. A. C. our original number of Classmates
has slowly diminished. Many of these Ex-members did not leave on account
of failure in their studies, but other reasons such as illness, lack of funds, and secur-
ing of positions made their withdrawal necessary.
This page is dedicated to those members of 1930 that were at one time a part
of our class, and whom we all missed upon their departure.
Anderson, Irving Wood
Anderson, Philip Guston
Bancroft, Floyd Upton
Barbey, John .
Badmmer, Albert Harry
Burnham, Walter James
Butler, Edward William
Caldwell, Sanborn Ames
Crane, Alfred Sumner
Eager, Ralph Huntington
Etheir, Alfred Francis
Fanning, Ellis Vinel
Frost, Gardner Lane
Gleason, Cloyes Tilden
Hall, Richard Chesbro
Harris, Charles Warren
Hartford, Myron Chester
Hay, William Campbell
Hayward, Winfield Grant
Heiden, Carl Wadsworth
Hill, Edwin Wilpas
Hirst, John William
Hodges, William Belcher
Hohman, Charles Francis
Johnson, Frederick Frisbie
Kretschmar, Aubrye Constatine, Jr.
Kyle, Alfred .
Leonard, Kenneth Chester
Lewis, Richard Grinnell
Lowell, Chester Percival
Mackie, Paul Logan
MiNTz, Sarah Frances
Moore, Fred Stanislaus, Jr.
Morrow, Myrtle Louise .
Piper, Albert Edward
Putnam, Clyde Havens
Sarris, Andreas T. .
Sawyer, Robert H. .
Shearer, Frederick Robert
SissoN, Kenneth Robert .
Stephansen, Hans Christian
Stromwall, Alton Evald
Swain, Seth Warren
Swan, Donald Alexander
White, Walter James
Papayan, Cauca, Columbia, S. America
East Bridgewater, Mass.
Jackson Heights, N. Y.
Wellesley Hills, Mass.
. Torrington, Conn.
West Newton, Mass.
South Hadley Falls, Mass.
North Dartmouth, Mass.
. Bridgewater, Mass.
New Bedford, Mass.
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Mfjo's! »f)o in tfje Class; of 1930
Most Popular Girl
Most Popular Man
Best Looking Man
Best Dressed Man
Most Dignified Man
Most Likely to Succeed
Noisiest Student .
Biggest Bluffer .
Most Serious Student
Largest Student .
Best Vocal Talent
Jack of All Trades
. Arne Oskanen
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Most Popular Phof.
Class President .
Class Vice President
Class Secretary .
Class Treasurer .
President Student Council
President S.C.S. .
President Kolony Klub
President Alpha Tau Gamma
Class Historian .
Editor-in-Chief, Shorthorn .
Associate Editor, Shorthorn
Business Manager, Shorthorn
RoUin H. Barrett
Elmer M. Crockett
Elmer M. Crockett
Earle B. Mosher
Richard P. Cahdwick
C. Frederick Smith
qX Tke- 1930 " Sliortliorii fS
HISTORY is a narration, dealing with the events which characterize the progress
of man thru the ages. It deals not only with governments, wars and con-
quests, commerce and politics, but also with groups of men and women, and their
relationships and activities. We, the Class of '30, have made history. We have
met with and triumphed over problems inherent in the athletic, social, and intellec-
tual life of a college. It is with pride and yet with feelings of regret and remorse,
that we look back upon the indelible years spent here at Stockbridge. Years of
concentrated effort and study yet blended with inestimable friendships and pleasant
associations, never to be forgotten.
A group of timid freshmen, we gathered on the campus, in the fall of '28.
Homesick were we and looked down upon by the lordly seniors. We were obliged
to subject ourselves to certain regulations laid down by the seniors, the most evident
being the one of wearing blue caps. However, we soon became acquainted with the
members of our own class and with the seniors thru banquets and receptions.
Many of us were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to pledge ourselves
either to one of the fraternities or the sorority, which created a new and very inter-
esting experience for many of us. The first term passed by quickly and the second
even more quickly and we were thrust out among strangers into a new life, placement
Many thrills and adventures were in store for us during placement. We made
new acquaintances and friendships and gained much valuable information. But
nevertheless we looked forward to our senior year at Stockbridge.
When October came, we once more gathered on the campus. Our football
team, Ed Hill, captain, had arrived several days before us, and were well along in
practice, for a successful year. Over a hundred freshmen joined our forces and
the fraternities opened their rushing season. Aside from this, things went fairly
smooth, with Ken Leonard going home week-ends regularly for some unknown
reason — we think there must be some great attraction in Abington. In November
we gave a reception to the freshmen at the Mem Building, in the form of a dance.
They returned it in the winter term.
During the second term, basketball and hockey held our attention. Toward
the end of the term the Interfraternity dance was held, which was a great success.
We soon bade farewell to the freshmen wishing them luck on placement.
Spring approached and our last term came into view. With spring came base-
ball and tennis, — and of course the new moon was beautiful. An honor system was
started, so that those whose scholastic record was high could do special work, during
the spring term, along lines in which they were especially interested. The term was
filled with various activities and before we realized it, commencement was upon us.
Now we, the Class of '30, are gathered together for nearly the last time. Our
years of study and enjoyment are behind us and the doorway to the future is open
before. We are well prepared to combat the obstacles which shall ever confront
us as we go down the pathway of life. But the ideals and inspirations we have
received here will forever remain within us, and shall we never lose the spirit which
has been ours here at "Aggie." g jj Worthington.
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Brooks, D. Drain, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Pomology
Born 1891. B.Sc, Ohio State University, 1917. M.S., University of Chicago, 1925. Or-
chard Manager, summer of 1927. Taught at Ohio State University, 1917-18. Artillery Branch,
Officers' Training Camp, 1918. Assistant Professor of Pomology, M. A. C, 1918. Sigma Xi.
Arthur P. French, M.Sc, Instructor in Pomology
B.Sc, Ohio State University, 1921. M.Sc, M. A. C, 1923. Investigator in Pomology,
M. A. C, Experiment Station, 1921-23. Instructor in Pomology, M. A. C, 1923. Alpha Zeta,
Sigma Xi, Alpha Tau Omega, Phi Kappa Phi.
Oliver C. Roberts, B.Sc, Instructor in Pomology
Born 1895. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1919. Teacher of Agriculture in Maine High School, 1920-22.
Foreman of Pomologv Department, M. A. C, 1922-26. Instructor in Pomology, M. A. C, 1926.
Fred C. Sears, M.Sc, Professor of Pomology and Head of the Department
Born 1866. B.S., Kansas Agricultural College, 1892. Assistant Horticulturist at Kansas
Experiment Station, 1892-97. M.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 1896. Professor of Horticul-
ture, Utah Agricultural College, 1897. Director of Nova Scotia School of Horticulture, Wolf-
ville, N. S., 1897-1904. Professor of Horticulture, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Truro, N. S.,
1905-07. Professor of Pomology, M. A. C, 1907. Phi Kappa Phi.
Ralph A. VanMeter, B.Sc, Professor of Pomology
Born 1893. B.Sc, Ohio State University, 1917. Extension Specialist in Pomology, M. A. C,
1923. Delta Theta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.
Lawrence S. Dickinson, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Horticulture and Super-
intendent of Grounds
Born 1888. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1910. Superintendent of Grounds, M. A. C, 1911. Leave of
absence 1919. Instructor in Horticulture and Superintendent of Greenhouses, Walter Reed
Hospital, Washington, D. C, 1919-20. Assistant Professor of Horticulture, M. A. C, 1923.
Phi Sigma Kappa.
Charles H. Thompson, M.Sc, Professor of Horticulture
Born 1870. B.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College, 1893. M.Sc, Kansas Agricultural College,
1898. Field Agent, U. S. D. A. Division of Botany, 1893. Instructor in Botany, Washington
University, St. Louis, 1893-94. Botanical Assistant, Missouri Botanical Garden, 1894-99.
Forestry Service, United States Department of the Interior, 1900. Graduate Student, Leland
Stanford University, 1902-04. In charge of the Department of Succulent Plants and Botanical
Assistant, Missouri Botanical Garden, 1904-16. Collaborator, U. S. D. A., studying succulent
plants of arid regions of America and Mexico, 1909-11. Assistant Professor of Horticulture, M. A.
C, 1915-24. Professor of Horticulture, M. A. C, 1924. Kappa Gamma Phi, Sigma Xi.
Wayne J. Lowry, B.Sc, Instructor in Horticulture
B.Sc, Michigan State College, 1928. Graduate Assistant Landscape Gardening, Massachu-
setts Agricultural College, 1928-1929. Alpha Zeta.
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Richard C. Foley, B.S., Instructor in Animal Husbandry.
B.S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, 1927. Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Guy V. Glatfelter, M.Sc, Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry
Born 1893. B.Sc, Pennsylvania State College, 1919. M.S., Iowa State College, 1920.
Teaching Fellowship, Iowa State College, 1919-20. Assistant in Animal Husbandry, Iowa State
College, 1920-21. Beef Cattle Specialist, U. S. D. A., summer of 1922. Assistant Professor of
Animal Husbandry, M. A. C, 1921. Kappa Sigma.
Victor A. Rice, M.Agr., Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry
Born 1890. B.Sc, North Carolina State College, 1917. Farm Manager, 1910-12. Swine
Specialist for State of Massachusetts, 1916-19. Professor of Animal Husbandry, M. A. C, 1919.
Head of Department of Animal Husbandry, 1930.
Marion L. Tucker, A.M., Assistant Professor of Home Economics
B.Sc, Teachers' College, Columbia University, 1914. A.M., 1924. Instructor in Home
Economics, Ohio State University, 1914-19. Assistant Professor of Home Economics, Extension
Service, Iowa State University, 1919-21. Associate Professor of Home Economics, Michigan State
College, 1921-22. Assistant Professor of Home Economics, Extension Service, M. A. C, 1922-26.
Assistant Professor of Home Economics, M. A. C, 1926-.
Helen Knowlton, M.A., Assistant Professor of Home Economics
A.B., Mount Holyoke College, 1903. Instructor, Atlanta University, 1903-05. Teacher in
High School, 1905-12. Graduate Student and Instructor, Cornell University, 1912-16. Head of
the Home Economics Department and Dean of Women, New Hampshire State College, 1916-18.
Y. W. C. A. Secretary, 1919-24. M. A. Teachers' College, 1924. Assistant Professor of Home
Economics, M. A. C, 1924-.
Edna L. Skinner, M.A., Professor of Home Economics, Head of Department, and
Advisor of Women
Michigan State Normal College, 1901. B.Sc, Columbia University, 1908. Instructor in
Teachers' College, Columbia University, 1908-12. James Milliken University, 1912-18. Profes-
sor of Home Economics, Head of Department, M. A. C, 1919-. M.Edu., Michigan State Normal
College, 1922. M.A., Columbia University, 1929.
Harry G. Lindquist, M.Sc, Instructor in Dairying
Born 1895. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1922. Graduate Assistant, University of Maryland, 1922-24.
M. S., University of Maryland, 1924. Baltimore City Health Department, summer 1924. In-
structor, University of Maryland, 1924-25. Graduate Assistant, Ohio State University, 1925-27.
Instructor in Dairying, M. A. C, 1927-.
Merrill J. Mack, M.Sc, Instructor in Dairying
B.Sc, Pennsylvania State College, 1923. Graduate Assistant in Dairying, M. A. C, 1923-24.
Research Fellow in Dairying, University of Wisconsin, 1924-25. M.Sc, University of Wisconsin,
1925. Instructor in Dairying, M. A. C, 1925-. Alpha Zeta.
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Laurence R. Grose, A.B., M.F., Professor of Forestry and Head of the Department
A.B., Brown University, 1907. A.M., Columbia University, 1909. M.F., Harvard Univer-
sity, 1916. Instructor in English, Brown University, 1909-1913. Instructor in Forestry, Har-
vard University, 1916-17. Instructor in Forestry, Bates College, 1917-20. Professor of Forestry,
M. A. C, 1920-. Delta Phi.
Harold M. Gore, B.Sc, Professor of Physical Education
Born 1891. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1913. Assistant in Physical Education, M. A. C, 1913-16.
Instructor, 1916. Harvard Summer School of Physical Education, 1916. Assistant Professor
of Physical Education, M. A. C, 1917-27. Plattsburg Officers' Training Camp, 1917. 1st Lieu-
tenant 18th Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces, 1918. Varsity Head Coach of Football
and Basketball, 1919-. Varsity Coach of Baseball, 1919-22. Professor of Physical Education,
M. A. C, 1926-. Member of American Football Coaches' Association. Member Camp Direc-
tors' Association. President, Western Massachusetts Board Approved Basketball Officials, 1924-
25. Director Basketball Official's Board, 1925-. Counselor, Camp Becket for Boys, 1913. Direc-
tor, M. A. C. Boys' Camps, 1913-15, 1917 and 1921. Associate Director Camps Sangamon for
Boys, 1922-24. Director, Camp Enajerog for Boys, 1925-. Q. T. V., Adelphia, Maroon Key,
LoREiN E. Ball, B.Sc, Instructor in Physical Education
Born 1898. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1921. Coach of Freshman Basketball, 1921-25. Coach of
Freshman Baseball, 1922-24. Attended Superior, Wis. Coaching School, 1924. Senior Leader,
Camp Enajerog for Boys, 1925-. Treasurer, Western Massachusetts Board of Approved Basket-
ball Officials, 1924-25. Director of Two Year Athletics and Coach of Two- Year Football and
Basketball, 1925-26. Coach of Varsity Baseball and Hockey, 1925-. Varsity Club, Q. T. V.
Charles R. McGeoch, B.Sc, Instructor in Physical Education
Born 1899. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1925. Master at Salisbury School, Salisbury, Connecticut,
1925-28. Instructor in Physical Education and Mathematics at M. A. C., 1928-. Varsity Coach
in Football. Kappa Epsilon.
Laurence E. Briggs, B.Sc, Instructor in Physical Education
Born 1903. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1927. Instructor in Physical Education, M. A. C, 1927-.
John B. Lentz, A.B., V.M.D., Professor of Veterinary Science and Head of
Born 1887. A.B., Franklm and Marshall College, 1908. V. M. D., School of Veterinary
Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1914. Teaching and Coaching at Franklin and Marshall
Academy, 1908-11. Assistant Professor of Veterinary Science and College Veterinarian, M. a. C,
1922-27. Head of Department, 1927-. Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa.
Ellsworth W. Bell, M.Sc, Instructor in Agricultural Economics
B.Sc, Pennsylvania State College, 1926. M.Sc, University of Vermont, 1928. Two years
Research Fellow. One year Assistant Agricultural Economist, Instructor in Agricultural Eco-
nomics. Alpha Gamma Rho, American Economic Association.
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Fbancis p. Griffiths, B.Sc.
Reed College, 1922-1923. University of Washington, 1923-1927. Research Assistant, 1928
M. A. C. Horticultural Manufactures. Instructor in Horticultural Manufactures, 1929-1930.
Christian I. Gunness, B.Sc, Professor of Agricultural Engineering and Head of
Born 1882. B.Sc, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1907. Instructor in Mechanical
Engineering, North Dakota Agricultural College, 1912-17. Superintendent of School of Trac-
tioneering, Laporte, Indiana, 1912-14. Professor of Agricultural Engineering, M. A. C, 1914-.
Phi Kappa Phi.
Minor J. Markuson, B.Sc, Assistaiit Professor of Agricultural Engineering
Born 1896. B.Sc, University of Minnesota. Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineer-
ing, Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Non-Commissioned Officer, 210th Engineers, 10th Division
U. S. Army, 1918-19. Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, M. A. C, 1926-.
William H. Tague, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering
Born 1892. Vocational Agricultural Institute Marion, Illinois, 1924-29. B. S., Iowa State
College 1924. Working for M. S. Iowa State College. Research in Poultry Ventilation. Assist-
ant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, 1928-.
John B. Newlon, Instructor in Agricultural Engineering
Born 1884. Instructor in forge work, M. A. C, 1919. Special at Massachusetts Institute
of Technology, 1921.
George F. Pushee, Instructor in Agricultural Engineering
I. C. S., 1906. Teachers' Training Class, Springfield, 1914-15. Assistant Foreman and Mill-
wright, Mt. Tom Sulfide Pulp Mill, 1915-16. Instructor in Agricultural Engineering, M. A. C,
Luther Banta, B.Sc, Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry
B.Sc, Cornell University, 1915. Head of the Department of Poultry Husbandry, New York
State School of Agriculture, 1915-18 at Alfred University. Instructor of Poultry Husbandry,
M. A. C, 1918-20. Assistant Professor ot Poultry Husbandry, M. A. C, 1920-. Sigma Pi.
William C. Sanctuary, B.Sc, Professor of Poultry Husbandry
Born 1888. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1912. New York State School of Agriculture, 1912-18. U. S.
Army, 1917-18. Professor of Poultry Husbandry, M. A. C, 1921-. Theta Chi.
Harold R. Knudsen, B.Sc, Instructor in Agronomy
Born 1901. B.Sc, Brigham Young University, 1927. Instructor at Maori Agricultural
College, Hastings, New Zealand, 1922-25. Instructor in Agronomy, M. A. C, 1927-.
Miles H. Cubbon, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Agronomy
Born 1896. B.Sc, Cornell University, 1921. Instructor of Soils, Pennsylvania State College,
1925-26. Assistant Professor of Agronomy, M. A. C, 1926-. Alpha Zeta, Gamma Alpha,
Charles H. Thayer, Instructor in Agronomy
Instructor in Agronomy, M. A. C, 1926-.
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Grant B. Snyder, B.S.A., Assistant Professor of Vegetable Gardening
B.S.A.. Ontario Agricultural College, Toronto University, 1922. Assistant Plant Hyludist
at Onatrio Agricultural College, 1919-21. Instructor in Vegetable Gardening, 1921-26. Assistant
Professor of Vegetable Gardening, M. A. C, 1926-.
Kay H. Beach, B.S.A., Instructor in Vegetable Gardening
B.S.A., Kansas State Agricultural College, 1928. Graduate Student Michigan State College,
1929. Instructor in Vegetable Gardening, M. A. C, 1930-. Phi Sigma, Phi Mu Alpha, Sem Bot.
BUSINESS LAW, ENGLISH, RURAL SOCIOLOGY
Harold W. Smart, A.B., LL.B., Instructor in Business Law, English, and Rural
Born 1895. LL.B., (cum laude) Boston University, 1918. Working for Master's Degree
1919. Practiced Law 1919-20. Entered Amherst College, 1920. Instructor in Business Law,
etc., M. A. C, 1921-. Phi Delta Phi, Woolsack, Delta Sigma Rho.
Samuel C. Hubbard, Assistant Professor of Floriculture
1905-15 with A. N. Pierson, Inc., Cromwell, Connecticut, as Propagator, Section Foreman,
Roses, and Superintendent and Salesman of Retail Department. 1915-16, Vice President and
Manager of F. W. Fletcher, Inc., of Auburndale, Massachusetts. 1916-21, Superintendent in
Charge of Test Grounds of American Rose Society, American Peony Society, American Iris
Society, American Gladiolus Society and American Sweet Pea Society at Cornell University.
1921-28, Greenhouse Foreman and Instructor in Department of Floriculture, M. A. C. Assistant
Professor of Floriculture, 1928-.
Clark L. Thayer, B.Sc, Professor of Floriculture and Head of Department
Born 1890. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1913. Graduate work in Floriuoture and Plant Breeding, Cor-
nell University, 1913-14. Instructor in Floriculture, Cornell, 1914-19. Instructor in Floriculture,
M. A. C, Spring Term, 1917. Associate Professor and Head of the Department, M. A. C, 1919-
20. Professor of Floriculture and Head of the Department, M. A. C, 1920-. U. S. Army, 1918.
Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Alpha Xi.
Donald E. Ross, B.Sc, Greenhouse Foreman and Instructor in Floriculture
B.S., at M. A. C, 1925. Nurseryman at A. N. Pierson, Inc., Cromwell, Connecticut, 1926.
Superintendent of Rose Farm, White Plains, New York, 1928. Summer School, M. A. C., 1928.
Greenhouse Foreman and Instructor in Floriculture, M. A. C, 1928-30-. Alpha Gamma Rho.
Clayton M. Farrar, B.Sc, Instructor of Entomology and Beekeeping
Born 1904. B.Sc, Kansas State Agricultural College, 1926. Instructor in Entomology and
Beekeeping, M. A. C, 1926-.
RoLLiN H. Barrett, M.S., Assistant Professor of Farm Management
Born 1891. B.Sc, Connecticut Agricultural College, 1918. Assistant County Agricultural
Agent, Hartford County, Connecticut, 1918-19. Instructor, Vermont State School of Agriculture,
1919-20. Principal, 1920-25. M.S., Cornell University, 1926. Central Officers' Training School,
Camp Lee, Virginia October, 1918-19. Assistant Professor of Farm Management, M. A. C, 1926-.
Phi Mu Delta.
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Margaret Hamlin, B.A., Agricultual Counsellor for Women
B.A., Smith College, 1904. Agricultural Counsellor for Women, M. A. C, 1918-.
Ransom C. Packard, B.S.A., Instructor in Bacteriology
Born 1886. B. S. A., University of Toronto, 1911. Instructor in Bacteriology, M. A. C,
SUPERVISOR OF PLACEMENT TRAINING
Emery E. Grayson, B.Sc, Supervisor 0} Placement Training
Born 1894. B.Sc, M. A. C, 1917. Farm Bureau Work at Gardner, Massachusetts, 1917-18.
Field Artillery, Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, O. T. C, 1918. Assistant Football Coach,
M. A. C, 1918. Coach of Two-year Athletics, M. A. C, 1919-24. Baseball Coach and Assistant
Coach in Football and Basketball, Amherst College, 1924. Associate Professor of Physical
Education, Amherst College, and Coach of Baseball, Basketball, and Assistant Coach of Football,
1926. Supervisor of Placement Training, M. A. C, 1927. Alpha Sigma Phi, Adelphia.
INTER-CHURCH STUDENT SECRETARY
J. Paul Williams, M.A., B.D., Inter-Church Student Secretary
Cto2( of 1931
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Walter R. Weeman
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Dedicated to the Class of 'ji
We amble slowly to the pit,
Our faces stamped with awe,
For we are to come in contact
With that demon. Business Law.
We are fed on definitions
And words fit to crack the jaw;
But our troubles have only just begun
In dear old Business Law.
On Thursday, we went to the pit.
And on the board we saw —
"Tomorrow there will be a quizz"
In good old Business Law.
So that is why we tear our hair
And rub our knuckles raw.
For Napoleon met his Waterloo,
And we've met Business Law.
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'' I ^WO happy banquets were the foundation of our work and play at Stockbridge.
-'- On Friday, October 4, we had the memorable "get acquainted" reception.
Our class was well represented.
In December the Seniors gave a dance for the Freshmen and revelers danced
until the late hour of 11.00 o'clock.
We started off the month of March by giving the Seniors a dance in the Me-
morial Building. Both classes had a large "turnout" and, speaking on the whole,
the dance was a splendid success.
Now we are looking forward to our placement training and the return to
Stockbridge as all-knowing Seniors.
Clasis; of 1931
Ahrens, Alfred Herman
Bronx, N. Y. C.
Allen, Stuart Harlow
Andrews, Warner Childs
Baird, William Miller
Summit, N. J.
Bairstow, Harry Joseph
Baker, Lawrence Richardson
Bancroft, Margaret Josephine
Nashua, N. H.
Barber, George Albert
Blatchford, Lawrence Eaton
Boardman, Edgar Shears
Brown, Stuart Gilmore
Br ox, John
■ Animal Husbandry
Buell Harry Clemens
BuRBANK, Norman Ballou
Burke, Thomas Francis
Bush, Ralph Loomis
Carrol, John Paul
Chase, Lyman Matthew
Cobb, John Francis
CooLiDGE, Frank Arthur, Jr.
CoviLLE, Richard Prentiss
Crocker, Richard Cushing
Crocker, Robert Sears
Dineen, Christopher Joseph
Doane, George Hubbard
DosTOL, Edward Joseph
DuFFiLL, John Winthrop
DupoNTE, Charles William
Dykman, Robert Williams
Faulk, Wesley Snow
Fenton, Francis Xavier
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FiFiELD, Lewis Henry
Fish, Ozro Meacham
Foster, Philip Woolsey
FosKiT, George Leonard
Glidden, Robert Norwood
Greene, Sheffield, Jr.
Westerly, R. L
Griffin, Michael Joseph
Greene, William Templeton
Haley, Horace Stanley
Hare, John Wells
Hatheway, Frank Wilson
Hildreth, Earl Joseph
HoYT, George Raymond
HuEG, Harold Cleveland
HuLBERT, Howard Marshall
Jones, Edward George
Keady, Joseph Francis
Kellogg, Richard Alvin
Lee, John Francis
Little, John Willer
Lund, Harold Clifford
Maroney, Donald Thomas
Moore, Arthur Philips
MouLTON, Parker Edward
Murray, Henry Stephen
McCaffrey, Robert Molton
McKechie, Robert Melton
McWiLLiAMS, Arthur Gilbert
Hackensack, N. J.
Nelson, Lawrance Warran
Nelson, Alfred Warran
NiLEs, Sherman Murray
Perry, Arthur Hudson
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Peterson, Ernest Arthur
Peterson, William Bertil
Pilling, Thomas Linwood
Proctor, Donald Powers
PuRDY. Harris Henry
Reed, Francis George
Rice, Harold Francis
Robertson, Charles Albert
Wickford, R. I.
Rogers, Eliot Francis
Shibles, Clinton Andrew
Simonds, Raymond Leo
Smith, A. Weston
Broaxville, N. Y.
Sonberger, Isabel Tyler
Stalker, Barbara Alice
Sundberg, Lawrance Elroy
Swett, Josiah Dodge
Taber, Robert Ellis
TwoHiG, James Francis
TwoHiG, William Patrick
ViK, John Henry
Warren, Albert F.
Watt, Lewis Cavine
Watts, George Frederick
Webb, William Kenneth
Webster, Howard Sheldon
Weeman, Walter Russell
Wheaton, Lloyd Ellsworth
Whitney, Oakley Fayne
Whittington, Charles Richard
New York City, N. Y.
Wilcox, Earle Crandel
Woodbury, Richard Emerson
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Helen Gottfried .
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Elmer Crockett .
Edwin Hill .
JuDsoN Hastings .
Frank Hart .
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. Vice President
^. m. (§. Club
Francis 0' Grady
J. Wells Hare
Harold Rice, Jr.
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iilpija ^au #amma
'HpHE end of placement training found twenty of us back to carry on the work
-*- of previous years.
Immediately we began preparing for the coming year. Smokers were held and
bids sent out. We were successful in having forty-six bids accepted; fourteen
seniors and thirty-two freshmen. We were then confronted with the problem of
initiation. The new class of candidates seemed to be a large number for such a
small number of initiators to handle. But with everyone working hard, it went over
with creditable success.
About midnight of that eventful evening Hampshire County roads were full of
hikers, going in all but the right direction. However, the following morning found
all initiates back in time for chapel exercises. Shortly after initiation was over a
welcoming banquet was given to the initiates at the Lord Jeffery.
Time passed swiftly and in the late fall a formal House Party was held at the
Women's Club. Music was furnished by the Silvery Slipper Orchestra of Spring-
field under the management of "Bus" Aseltine.
The beginning of the winter term found us in the midst of the second rushing
season. We were successful in getting one more senior and four freshmen.
We received notice during this term that the present quarters of Alpha Tau
Gamma would not be available after this year. Action was immediately taken,
committees were appointed and plans for next year were drawn up. This coming
fall the seniors will have the pleasure of living in the new Alpha Tau Gamma House.
With keen competition from Kolony Klub, in the tournament which consisted
of Bridge, Basketball and Bowling, Alpha Tau Gamma was the victor for the second
Following the tournament a very enjoyable smoker was given to us by Kolony
Next came the Interfraternity dance, held in the Memorial Building, a dance
which will be long remembered by all of its participants.
As the time approached when the freshmen must leave for placement training,
a Farewell Banquet was given them and at that time officers were elected for the
coming year, they are: Thomas Burke, president; Richard Lewis, vice president;
Ralph Henry, secretary; Earnest Peterson, treasurer.
With the coming of spring our fraternity life here on the campus grew shorter.
Our Fraternity Prom was the last social event of the yar, and it was hailed as
one of the most successful dances ever held in the history of Alpha Tau Gamma.
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Henry A. Zimmerman ....
Sanborn A. Caldwell ....
. Vice President
Lincoln White .....
E. Fernald TaitjOR ....
Lester Morrill .....
Ernest Worthington ....
Richard Chad wick
Harold F. Bailey
D. Crag Wilson
A. Willard Smith
E. Fernald Taylor
A. Weston Smith, Jr.
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Holonp Elub ^igtorj>
THAT wonderful experience which we call fraternity life has been a big factor in
our life here on the campus. No one of us, who has had this enjoyable and help-
ful experience, would ever cast it aside, if it were possible to live again these two
years at "Aggie." As we look back, we realize our college days would not be com-
plete without this experience. To many, it has meant a turning point in life; it has
given them new ideals, and inspiration to accomplish greater things.
Many events marked the history of our two years in Kolony Klub. Initiation,
not as enjoyable when we went through it but most interesting when we put our
freshmen through it; banquets, scenes of brotherhood and fraternal spirit which
will remain with us throughout our lives; house dances, where we spent many
happy hours; interfraternity competition where we won and lost with good spirit.
All these afforded fuel for the unquenchable fire, — Kolony Klub spirit.
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^jje Mt^ ^ftv^ital Cbucation puilbing
"npHE new Physical Education Building which is soon to be erected has been made
-*- possible by the generosity and cooperative efforts of the alumni of the College
and School, trustees, faculty, and friends. They have contributed for this building
$115,000 to which is to be added an appropriation by the State of $172,500, making
a total of $287,500 available for construction and equipment. Thus, what President
Thatcher described at the beginning of the campaign as "the outstanding need of
the College at the present time," is about to be met.
The new building will be located on the site between the Drill Hall and the
Paige Veterinary Laboratory. This location will place the building convenient to
the Athletic Field, Memorial Hall and the Drill Hall. This is important since the
Drill Hall main floor and locker rooms will then be given over to the girls exclusively
as a gymnasium and the swimming pool in the new building will be convenient for
The building is planned in two distinct sections. The front section is a two
story brick structure facing 210 feet on Lincoln Avenue with a depth of 50 feet.
Attached at the rear is a dirt floor recration hall 180 feet long, north and south, by
150 feet, east and west. The first floor of the front section contains main locker
room, supply room, basket room for locker system, shower room, toilets, laundry,
janitor's room, swimming pool 30 feet by 75 feet, and a women's dressing room for
The main entrance is to the second floor, central section, of the front building.
This floor contains three team dressing rooms with room for treatment of injuries,
shower and toilet rooms, all in the south end. In the center is a commodious lobby,
trophy room, offices for the department staff, and public rest rooms for men and for
women. The north wing contains an office for the Medical Supervisor of the
Student Health Service, examination and corrective exercise room, photographic
room, class room, faculty dressing room with showers, and one hand ball court.
The dirt floor area at the rear will have a cinder track 12 feet wide around the
outside boundary with a 12 foot flat balcony directly above the track. Each winter
a temporary board floor 48 feet by 96 feet will be placed across this area near one end
for basketball. Spectators can be seated both in the balcony and in bleachers set
on the dirt floor at the sides of the playing court. This basketball floor and seats
will occupy less than one half the enclosed area thus leaving ample space for other
types of recreation and games. After March 1st the whole area will be available
for early preparation for the spring out-of-door program.
This plan is the result of a study of a large number of college physical education
plants throughout the country, and embodies the most up-to-date and useful
features found in these buildings.
It should make it possible to overcome the limitations of the New England cli-
mate and provide. facilities for a year around well balanced program of physical
education for all students.
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•npHE first call for football candidates was about a week before school opened.
-*- About twenty-two men reported, mostly freshmen. With the opening of school
the squad was doubled with many prospects for a good team. There were only
three lettermen that reported for Coach Ball to build his team around. They
were Captain Hill, Arne Oksanen and Harold Durkin. There were other seniors
that had some experience in the games the year before but had not played enough
to win their letter.
Richmond Barr reported as manager and did a creditable job.
Palmer High 0, Stockbridge 7
Our season opened on Oct. 12 with a very poor showing because most of our
material was green and were not used to playing Coach Ball's type of football. Al-
though the score seems small. Palmer never threatened score for Stockbridge; held
them in the center of the field most of the game. We finally got organized and
marched down the field and scored. Hueg took the ball over from the three-yard
line. He also rushed over the extra point.
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October 18 — Conn. Aggie Frosh 13, Stockbridge
We entertained Conn. Aggie Frosh but with no avail. We outplayed them in
the first half and were in the shadows of their goal posts most of the time, but failed
to have that last punch to put over the ball.
The second half was a different story for they had strengthened after a little
talk from their coach. The teams played evenly the third period until at the begin-
ning of the fourth period one of their men caught a long forward pass and raced
down the field 30 yards to make a touchdown. After that our team blew up and
started playing loosely until late in that period they ran back a punt fifty yards
for a touchdown.
October 25 — Wilbraham 6, Stockbridge 7
After a few practices our team finally hit its stride and started working together.
We took a short trip to Wilbraham which proved very successful. This was
the best team we met during the season and we played our best game as the score
shows. We held them many times when they were ready to score. This was done
mostly by Orsanen who played both sides of our line and baffling the Wilbraham
backfield. When they saw a nice hole in their line, so did Okanen and he filled it
with his two-hundred pounds.
They finally scored on us in the fourth period but missed their try for point
after the touchdown. On the next kick off Ed Hill received the ball and ran 60
yards down the field only to be tackled 8 yards from the goal line. In two plays
we put the ball over and made our point after the touchdown.
November 1 — Amherst Frosh — Stockbridge 7
Amherst Frosh came down to play us which was more or less a practice game,
but we didn't consider it so. We played hard and clean football constantly gaining
through their line. We made one grand march down the field and scored the only
touchdown of the game.
Everyone played his hardest because we wanted to be one Aggie team that
November 9 — Pittsfield High — Stockbridge 21
We journeyed to Pittsfield and took this game with ease. Our superior weight
won the game for us without much effort.
November 16 — Keene Normal School 6, Stockbridge 7
Another interesting game was with Keene as the score indicates. They scored
first on a forward pass but missed their try for point after touchdown. A little
later Stockbridge tightened up and marched down the field for their touchdown and
made the point after touchdown giving a one point margin.
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November 22 — Deerfield Academy 13, Stockbridgb 7
This was our final game of the season, the one we had been looking forward to
and it proved to be a very good game. Stockbridge scored first but Deerfield came
back with a strong forward passing attack and scored their first touchdown. The
teams battled hard and Stockbridge was always threatening to score. At the begin-
ning of the fourth period Deerfield scored after a series of line plays which spelled
our defeat. The boys played their best and gave all they had.
Even though we lost our objective game, we finished our schedule with a very
good showing by winning five out of seven games. We scored 49 points to our
opponents' 25. We are looking forward to '31 to have a more successful season.
Floyd "Ducky" Wheaton was elected captain and Ernest Petersen manager for
Letters were awarded to Captain Edwin Hill of Gardner; Arne Oksanen of
Fitchburg, Harold Durkin, Waltham; Kenneth Leonard, Abington; Lincoln White,
Abington; A. W. Smith, Northampton; Edgar Boardman, Sheffield; William
Touhig, Springfield; Frank Lee, Norwood; Floyd Wheaton, North Dartmouth;
Russel Wiman, North Dartmouth; Joseph Hueg, Wellesly; Clyde Keene, Concord;
Ogro Fish, Concord; and the manager Richmond Barr of Worcester.
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' I ^HE large number reporting for basketball made it necessary for Coach Ball to
-'- form two squads. The first squad consisted of Capt. Coyle, White, Boardman,
Baker, Wittington, Moulten, Smith, Andrews, Griffin, Lee, Mongillo, Lewis, Bower
The schedule was opened Jan. 13 by defeating Arms Academy 27 to 17 on the
Arms court at Shelburne Falls. Bower, Boardman and White starred for Stock-
bridge gathering in 21 of the 27 points. The game was well played and showed a
promise for a good team.
Palmer High School defeated Stockbridge 35-15 at Palmer on Jan. 21. The
team could not get either offensively or defensively in the first half and Palmer led
27 to 6. In the second half the defense tightened and they outscored their oppon-
ents 9 to 8 with Bower scoring 13 baskets.
Jan. 28 another victory was added by defeating Amherst High, in a well played
game on the Drill Hall floor, by the score of 21 to 17. Stockbridge took the lead
from the start led by White and Boardman who tallied six points apiece, and was
on the larger end of a 13 to 9 score at the end of the half. Shortly after the start of
the second half Amherst rallied and took the lead 14 to 13. However, the lead was
short for Baker tallied three double deckers, placing Stockbridge in the lead and
on the winning side at the close of the game.
Turners Falls High defeated Stockbridge 16 to 6 Jan. 30 on the Drill Hall floor.
Baskets by Baker and White kept Stockbridge in the lead during the first quarter
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and at the end of the first half Turners Falls led by but 7 to 6. During the second
half Stockbridge failed to score and Turners Falls substantially increased their lead.
The game was quite rough and fouls numerous.
Feb. 4 Easthampton High came from behind in the second half of a hard fought
game at the Drill Hall, to win 31 to 20. Stockbridge lead at the end of the first half
17 to 15, due to good shooting by Baker and White. In the scond half the Stock-
bridge defense cracked and Easthampton scored 16 points while Stockbridge added
but 3 to their total.
Feb. 11 the Stockbridge quintet defeated Smith Academy 25 to 17. Stock-
bridge presented a strong offense and defense so that at the half they were on the
large end of a 14 to 5 score. In the second half Smith Academy rallied and made a
game effort to overhaul the Stockbridge lead but Stockbridge raised their early
advantage to win. Boardman played a very good game and added materially to
the score by tossing in six baskets.
Feb. 14 Stockbridge took the Sacred Hearts of Holyoke into camps 31 to 27.
During the first half although the offense and defense functioned well, the game was
slow and uninteresting. Stockbridge had everything their own way so far as scor-
ing goes, amassing 15 points to their opponents' 6. Boardman and Baker played
well and did much to keep their team in the lead. During the second half the game
became faster with Sacred Hearts passing continuously. With Boardman out of the
game on fouls the Blue and White were hard put to keep their lead.
Stockbridge journeyed to Suffield, Conn., Feb. 19 and met a 25 to 13 defeat at
the hands of the Suffield School. During the first half Stockbridge played well and
outplayed their opponents more than their 9 to 8 lead seems to show. However,
Suffield rallied in the final half, played a fast and skilful game and held Stockbridge
to four points. Boardman and White played a very good game for Stockbridge.
Smith School of Northampton were defeated 21 to 15 on Feb. 25 at the Drill
Hall. Stockbridge took the lead from the start and were never headed. The
game was snappy and hard fought. Stockbridge was on the top of a 12 to 7 score
at half-time. During the second half Baker and White kept the team in the lead.
Baker- and White starred with eleven and six points respectively. Boardman and
Coyle also showed up well on the floor and added two points each to the final score.
Feb. 28 the Stockbridge quintet completed their schedule by taking the Middle-
bury Pre Med. into camp 17 to 10. The game was slow, quite rough and not very
interesting to watch. Both teams presented a fair defense and missed baskets time
and again. However, Stockbridge was easily the better team and showed up well
as compared to their opponents. Boardman, Baker, and White who have played
so well all season starred for Stockbridge. Baker shot 4 baskets, Boardman sunk 2
doubledeckers and 2 fouls, and White tallied once. The floor work of the three was
expecially worthy of note.
The season was fairly successful winning 6 and losing 4. Due to the large
turnout of Freshmen and 3 lettermen Coach Ball has prospects of a fine tem next
year. The team will be led by Ed Boardman captain and manager.
The letter men are Capt. Joseph Henry Coyle, Somerville; C. F. Smith,
Holyoke; John J. White, Fall River; Edgar Boardman, Sheffield ; Lawrence Baker,
East Bridgewater; Charles P. Whittington, New York City; Arthur J. Cutrumbes,
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Front Row, Left to Right — Caldwell, Hastings, Durkin, Captain Brown, Shates, Lewis, Murray
Back Row, Left to Right — Manager Lee, Wheaton, Duffil, Coville, Curran, Warren, Henry and
'T^HE hockey candidates reported to Coach McGeoch soon after their return from
-'- Christmas vacation. A large squad reported, but the team was handicapped,
due to its lack of experience. Ralph Brown was chosen Captain and Richard Lee
Deerfield 2, Stockbridge
We opened our season with Deerfield Academy on our home rink. In spite of
lack of practice our men put up a fairly good exhibition, holding our strong oppon-
ents down to two goals.
HoLYOKE 2, Stockbridge 4
In second game we defeated a weaker team. The coach used numerous substi-
tutes and the team showed up well as a whole. Our opponents fought hard to come
back in the last period but our team was not to be denied a victory.
Gushing 3, Stockbridge
This was to be our first trip to Ashburnham, but due to poor ice, the game was
played on our home rink. During this game our forward line worked to perfection,
but due to a few unlucky breaks and their good goal tender we failed to score.
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Greenfield 5, Stockbridgb 1
Our first trip was a game with Greenfield at Springfield. The team played its
customary type of clean hockey, but we couldn't progress against the type of play
used by our opponents. The game was exceptionally fast and our men showed up
WiLLISTON 4, StOCKBEIDGE 1
A trip to Easthampton and another fast game with Wilhston. The team voted
this game as our best exhibition. The result was uncertain until the last five min-
utes when our defence collapsed and Wilhston scored three goals. The opposing
goalie had the misfortune to be hit in the eye by one of Captain Brown's sizzUng
shots just as the whistle blew ending the game.
Greenfield 6, Stockbridge 1
A return game with Greenfield and our first evening game. Our team took the
lead immediately when Durkin scored with a low skimmer, which the goalie hasn't
seen yet. In the second and third period our opponents scored at will with shots
that came by way of the air route.
M. A. C. Freshmen 0, Stockbridge 3
In a practice game on the "Aggie" pond rink our team defeated the Freshmen.
After a scoreless first period, we made a few changes in the defense, and our forward
line began to score We scored three goals while holding the Freshmen scoreless.
The game was most satisfactory as it was the only defeat for the Freshmen during
Wilbraham 8, Stockbridge 1
In this game we were completely outclassed. The whole team worked hard
but we couldn't keep up to the pace set by our visitors. Al Shats scored on a sola
dash through the entire team and one of the neatest goals of the season.
WiLLisTON 5, Stockbridge
A final game played in a blinding snowstorm, resulted in our final defeat. We
were handicapped by poor ice, a slightly disorganized team.
Prospects are good for a strong team next year as only four men are lost through
graduation. Ralph Henry was elected and Purdy was chosen manager.
Insignia were awarded to Captain Ralph L. Brown of Portsmouth, N. H.,
Judson W. Hastings of Agawam, Harold Durkin of Waltham, Sanborn A. Caldwell
of Lynnfield, Alfred F. Warren of Medford, Richard G. Lewis of Framingham,
Henry S. Murray of Concord, Ralph Henry of Maiden, and Richard H. Lee of
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\ T the beginning of our Senior year we organized a track team. Regular prac-
-^ *■ tice was held and the team developed in a very satisfactory rnanner.
In the interclass track meet Stockbridge '30 won second place with a score of
48J points. The freshmen won fifth place with a score of 7 points.
After the satisfactory showing in the interclass meet the athletic department
approved the scheduling of a dual meet with Deerfield High. Stockbridge easily
won by taking all first and second places.
The scorers in the interclass meet:
Relay Team: Mosher, Shats, Cutrumbes, Morrill scored 5th.
Numerals were awarded to Mosher, Morrill, Frost, Duffil, Hart, Burkhart.
High Jump f
High Jump \
Tied for 5th
220-yd. High Hurdles
220-yd. High Hurdles
220-yd. Low Hurdles
Tie for 1st
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Coach McGeoch called out the battery candidates during the last of the winter
term. Practice was held in the Drill Hall. At the start of the spring term the
remainder of the squad reported. Daily practice sessions are being held on the
South College field. Craig Wilson is manager.
Catchers — Tom Curran, C. F. Smith
Pitchers — A. W. Smith, Al. Shats, Wilcox
First Base — Burkhardt
Second Base — McGrath
Shortstop — Rosenthal
Third Base — Joe Coyle
Right Field — Brookings, Felch
Center Field — Hastings
Left Field — Stone
Sanderson Academy at Ashfield
Northampton at M. A. C.
Smith Academy at Hatfield
Amherst High at M. A. C.
Arms Academy at M. A. C.
Suffield Academy at Suffield
Hopkins Academy at M. A. C.
Wilbraham at Wilbraham
Deerfield High School at Deerfield
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Front Row, Left to Right — Leonard, Burke, Burkhardt, Morrill, Crockett, Hill
Back Row, Left to Right — Whitington, Weeman, Twohig, Brown, Zimmerman, Phalon
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^tocfebribge (§lee Club
THE Stookbridge Glee Club is still a young organization, since it has only been in existence two
years. It is nevertheless an active one, and is becoming more so from year to year. The truth
of this statement is brought out by the fact that the Stockbridge co-eds have seen fit to ask for
membership into the "Club," and have been gladly admitted as a welcome addition, since their
soft voices greatly influence the harmony of the voices.
To those who have any musical talent, and wish to cultivate it, the Glee Club will be found a
great aid, since it is under excellent supervision and is very well financed. Then too, it is one of
the few cultural groups among the Stockbridge organization and we sincerely hope that many will
avail themselves of its opportunities and benefits in the years to come.
The members of the Glee Club all wish to extend their sincere thanks and appreciation to Mr.
Marc Parlow for his excellent and talented supervision, and hope that he will continue to be with
them in the coming years. They are also very grateful to Director Verbeck for giving them an
opportunity to display their ability in several concerts given as a part of the chapel program. The
Club is also indebted to Mr. Harry Purdy for his efforts and successful mustering together a very
interested Glee Club. We hope Mr. Purdy will continue the good work in 1931.
Those people who were members of the Glee Club or interested in it are :
Director, Marc Parlow
Fox, N. B. Taft, W.
Rafkin, B. Cobb, J. P.
Shates, A. J. Hulbert, H.
Curran, J. H. Curran, T.
Taylor, F. Barber,
Leonard, K. Nelson, A.
Morrill, L. White, L.
Worthington, E. Caldwell, S.
Hebblethwait, S. W. Arnott, W.
Kinsman, R. M.
Manager, Harry Purdy
Chadwick, R. P.
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m, 0. Club
1\ /TANY of our Stockbridge students are taking active part
-'- ~ -^ in some of the college organizations. One of the new-
est of these is the college 4-H Club known as the "K. O." Club.
Each year prominent club members from all corners of the
state are coming to M. A. C, having learned throughout their
years in club work what the state college offers them. Many
of these students are enrolled in our Stockbridge School and
are preparing themselves to carry on in some specialized
field of agriculture, the interest in which started when they
were youngsters in club work back on their own farms.
The K. 0. Club has been in existence for several years as a
club for girls formerly 4-H Club members, but this year the
boys were asked to join and we now have more former club
boys in the college 4-H Club than girls. About one-third of
the members of the club are Stockbridge Students. Doris
Feltham, '30 is president of the organization and other
Stockbridge members are: — Margarite Bancroft, Charlotte
Milner, Edgar Boardman, George Burkhardt, Francis Fen-
ton, Charles Duponte, William Greene, Richard Kellogg,
G. F. Watts, Alfred Shats, Samuel Chapin, and Harold
T 1 /"E the class of 1930 take great pride in being termed as
' ' the most oustanding class ever to be graduated from the
Stockbridge School of Agriculture. From our entry in 1928
we have accomplished things unheard of prior to our day.
Having been so outstanding during our stay here we have all
reason to believe that we will continue to be so as we journey
thru life. If we but bear in mind a small portion of the
knowledge that has been put before us, as well as benefit by
our contacts with our fellow classmates we surely will con-
tinue to progress. We all have had many experiences both
beneficial and disastrous, but if we have learned thru our
experiences we have gained much. As we leave the campus,
many of us for the last time, we realize that it has meant
much to us, and if we have obtained nothing more than a
knowledge of human nature our time has not been wasted.
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0vhtv of Commencement Cbentg
FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1930
Club Dances and Reunions
SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1930
9.00 A. M. Class Day Exercises
10.30 A. M. Baseball Game
12.00 M. Alumni Business Meeting
1.00 P. M. Alumni Luncheon
3.00 P. M. M. A. C. Varsity Baseball Game
8.00 P. M. Class Play, Bowker Auditorium
SUNDAY, JUNE 8, 1930
2.30 P. M. Commencement Sermon — Bowker Auditorium
Reverend Arthur Lee Kinsolving
Rector Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst, and
Faculty Director Religious Activities, Amherst College
4.00 P. M. President's Reception to the Graduating Class and their Guests,
MONDAY, JUNE 9, 1930
10.00 A. M. Commencement Exercises
Charles M. Gardner of Westfield, Mass.
Editor of the National Grange Monthly
Presentation of Diplomas
President Roscoe W. Thatcher
9.00 P. M.-5.00 A. M. Commencement Prom
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The Class of 1930 Presented
"THREE LIVE GHOSTS"
Frederic S. Isham
Mrs. Gibbons ^^^^
^^^ ...... Agnes Tamm
Miss Woofers . ^^^H
Bolton . . . ■
Rose Gordon .
Sumner Hebblethwaite, Jr
Katherine L. Fox
/ Meredith Knight
\ Francis Hart
Samuel C. Chapin, Jr.
Mr. Harold Smart
Given at Be
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#rabuating Clagg of l930===^tocfebribg;e
William Henry Abnott
WiLLARD Wendell Avery
Harold Frederick Bailey
Richmond Cushman Barr
Charles Young Becker
Edgar Stanley Bolles, Jr.
Floretta Ten Broeck Brainard
Ecgene Sturgis Brookings
Ralph Leonard Brown
George Emil Buekhardt
John Stephen Byron
John Joseph Carlon
Richard Burrell Caswell
Richard Poor Chadwick
Samuel Clarence Chapin
Joseph Robert Cleary
Herman Couture ^^^^,
Joseph Henry Coyle ^^^H
Elmer Matthews Crockett
James Henry Curran
Thomas Edward Curran
Arthur John Cutrumbes
Charles Henry Derby
Everett Tatman Dimock
Joseph Donald Donnis
Francis Anthony Doucette
William James Eva, Jr.
Norman Seward Felch
Doris Leona Feltham
Katherine Taber Fox
Nelson Bernerd Fox
Joseph Lawrence Goduti
Arvo Otto Hakkinen
Herbert Francis Haley
Francis Edward Hart
Winston J. Hartley
JUDSON WoRTHINGTON HASTINGS
Sumner Warren Hebblethwaite, Jr.
Jason Hartwell Hill
Chester Whitmore Holt
Alfred Thomas Jubenville
Edwin Emil Keene
Richard McLearn Kinsman
Francis Meredith Knight
Richard Henry Lee
Walden Phillips Lewis
Arne Victor Liukas
Allan William Lynn
Hugh Ruyter MacGibbon
Robert Jerome Mann
William Edward Messier
Lester Trowbridge Morrill
Samuel Leon McCoy
Allan Stanford McGrath
Francis John O'Grady
Arne Edward Oksanen
Allison Wesselhoeft Palmer
Charles Roswill Peabody
Arthur Nelson Phelon
Norman Bennett Quick
Howard Lewis Rich
Harold Raymond Rindge
Clinton Scott Roberts
Robert Hyman Rosenthal
Leroy Lincoln Rouseville
Victor Veikko Salo
Joseph Pinkus Schwartz
Alfred Julius Shats
Arthur Willard Smith
Christopher Frederick Smith
Donald Henry Stone
William Lamb Taft
Agnes K. Tamm
Edmund Fernald Taylor
Richard Hadley Tracy
John Joseph White
Keith Hinton Wilcox
Douglas Craig Wilson
Edwin Porter Wood
Clinton Everett Woodward
Ernest Howard Worthington
Henry Adam Zimmerman
Joseph V. Ziomek
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Reads Newspaper on 100th Birthday
Gorham N. H. Feb. 10, 2008. Charlie Pea-
body, owner of the Sunkist Greenhouse, spent
his 100th birthday quietly at home reading
his paper. He arose early as is his custom and
after breakfast, sauntered around the garden
as was his custom and finally retired to his
favorite arm chair to read his paper
He was much interested in an article which
told of Kenneth Leonard, a classmate of his
at Stockbridge, who was celebrating his 75th
wedding anniversary. Mr Peabody at once
telegraphed his sincerest wishes.
Father Stone Sails for Tour of Europe
New York Jan. 16, 1949. Among the many
notables sailing on the Leviathan today, was
Father Donald Stone of Shrewsbury, Mass.,
who leaves on a six months vacation to visit
and study the churches of Europe. He is well
known for his work among the poor and for
his efforts to clean up the saloons of Shrews-
University Man Attains Record
Littlegrass, N. H. April 1, 1999. What is
believed to be the most outstanding achieve-
ment of the kind in the world has been attain-
ed by Earle B. Mosher a former student of
Stockbridge University. Mr. Mosher has
attended three or more Church services every
Sunday since his childhood, and according to
his own statement at his home this morning he
expects to follow his footsteps for the rest of
his childhood. Mr. Mosher states that his
success is due chiefly to the start that he re-
ceived at morning chapel while at the Univer-
New Gymnasium Presented to
Amherst, Mass., June 12, 1960. Two class-
mates of '30 Earnest Worthington and Robert
Mann, today laid the corner stone for the new
$500,000 gymnasium which they have so gen-
erously presented to their alma mater. It will
be called the Worthington-Mann Gym, in
honor of the donors and fill a long needed
vacancy which up to this time had no hopes
Feet Worth $5,000
St. Louis, Mo. June 16, 1947. The Mutual
Life Insurance Co., issued a policy today in-
suring the feet of Arne Oksanen for $5000.
He has the distinction of being the first human
to have his feet insured. He may collect the
$5000 if any injury should impare his feet so
that he could not clog. Mr. Oksanen is in-
structor of clogging and has his studio on
Notorious Rum Runners Captured
Boston, Mass. July 30, 194S. Chas. Becker
alias "Gentleman Bootlegger", and E. Stanley
BoUes alias "The Kid" and Elmer Crockett
alias "The Babe" were captured early this
morning on their yacht, "The Silver Cocktail"
from which they have been directing the
activities of a huge rum fleet operating on the
Atlantic Coast. The capture was effected by
three revenue cutters after a running battle
lasting throughout the night. The palatial
yacht has been confiscated and will be sold at
Former Rum Runner brings high Price
Boston, Mass., Aug. 5, 1952. The "Silver
Cocktail" once king of the fleet of rum runners
was sold today at auction for $38,000. The
gentlemen who bought this palatial yacht
were none other than Jason Hill, owner of
Hillstead Farms and Clinton Woodward co-
owners of the Raider farms. They plan to
repair the vessel and cruise along the coast
when their jobs become monotonous, it is well
to note that they were classmates at the
Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
Jury return a Verdict of Guilty against
Edwin P. Wood and Richard E. Lee
Dalton, Mass. 1960. Edwin P. Wood and
Richard E. Lee will be sentenced Tuesday to
from 5-10 years in Leavenworth prison for
heresy. The jury composed of such men as
Rev. Ralph Brown and Dr. Eugene Brookings
returned a verdict of guilty, today, after a 3
months trial, during which much spectacular
evidence was brought out. Wood and Lee
were arrested at Xmas time and charged with
heresy for speeches and articles in leading
newspapers, to the effect that there was no
New York Aug. 19, 1970. Arthur Cutrum-
bus and Joseph Coyle well know curators for
the Richard Caswell poultry museum returned
today on their boat the "Pathfinder" from
the Southern Lands where they have been
collecting specimens of unique poultry life.
Their many letters which have been
published in the Burlap Times tell of the
remarkable discoveries in the chicken world.
The actual results of their trip are awaited
Floretta Brainard and Doris Feltham
attempt to set up ideal Democracy
on South Sea Island
San Francisco April 9, 1962. The activities
of Floretta Brainard and Doris Feltham, both
of this city are being investigated by Federal
detectives. They are known to have bought
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a large island in Oceana and have adver-
tised in the newspapers for young men and
women who wish to get away from restrictions
of life here.
Their aim is to set up an ideal democracy on
the island, where petty delusions of our con-
ventional society may be absolved into a great
"back to nature" movement.
New Book on Etiquette by A. Willard
New York Jan. 1, 1961. For those who wish
to do the right thing at the right time. A
comprehensive book of etiquette has been
written by A. W. Smith, author of the etiquette
column, which appears weekly in the New
York Graphic. This book, which is published
by the Rounseville Printing and Publishing
Company of Middleboro, Mass., is written in
a simple and delightful manner covering all
phases of Social Activities. Some of the sub-
jects are:- The formal dinner, engagements
and marriages, births and deaths. Mr. Smith
is the foremost authority in this country on
etiquette and is well able to write on it.
Whitman Promoter Arranges Bout
Between "Lord Byron &
Whitman July 4, 19^7. Whitman will have
a championship match of its own according to
"Duke" Hart, promoter, who has arranged a
10 round decision contest between "Lord
Byron", of Hadley, heavyweight champ and
"Bike" Fox, challenger. It will be the first
match of its kind in this part of the country,
and wOl be held in a huge stadium which is
being specially built for this event.
Hart has hinted that Francis O'Grady pop-
ular referee from Milford will handle the bout.
Miss Katherine Fox's String of Race
Horses brought her Large Winnings
During the Last Year
Saratoga Springs, June 10, 1960. The Fox
String of Horses, reputed to be the best in the
world, brought to their owner this past year
over $500,000 in purses. Miss Fox owns
"Bootleg" winner at Tia Juana, Mexico, and
trained by that old hand Harold Rindge. Her
jockey "Art" Phelan, enjoys a wide reputa-
tion in this country and abroad, having won
over 100 races in his long career.
Edwin W. Hill Appointed First
Ambassador to the Phillipine Republic
Washington Feb. 17, 1950. Edwin W- Hills'
appointment as first envoy to the Phillipines
was confirmed by the Senate today. He has
resigned his position as professor of Greens
keeping at the Stockbridge University and
will leave at once for his new post.
Childrens Aid Society Swings into
Action as Second Browning Weds
Grade School Tot
Special to the Press, Salt Lake City, Utah,
June 11 1962. The Children's Aid Society
have taken action against Herman Couture,
well known child seducer. Couture has
married eighteen year old Rose O'Leary of
Couture's actions for the past months have
been identical to those of Browning made
famous in 1925. He has adopted nine child-
ren between the ages ot thirteen and twenty-
three since last December.
The O'Leary affair has brought matters to a
head and the Childrens Aid are determined to
bring this culprit to justice. Things look none
too bright for Herman "Browning" Couture.
Arne Liukas Appointed Head of
Washington, April 1962. Arne Liukas,
formerly president of the Gardner (Mass;)
National Bank, has been appointed head of
the Veteran's Bureau recently formed under
the Dept. of War. Mr. Liukas upon his
appointment immediately sent word to
Arro Hakkinen also of Gardner to join him
as an assistant. They will take up their duties
at once and it is expected that their long ex-
perience wiU make them able heads of this
Doucette and Goduti's Amalgamated
Circus Comes to Town
Somerville, Mass. May 16, 1957. Doucette-
Goduti's, superlatum, amalgamated circus
arrived in town today and workers are now
busy erecting the tents that will hold the huge
combine. The grand parade is to start at 10
this morning and will be over a mile long.
Goduti who joined his circus to the original
circus has worked his way up from animal
trainer to owner. Both men were welcomed
this morning by the mayor.
New Botanical Marvel Produced By
Miami, Fla. Sept. 15, 1969. For the first
time since the real estate boom of '25 our
famous sunshine has produced something
worthwhile. An open air plant has been per-
fected by Dr. Hibblethwaite, second Burbank,
which will revolutionize the country. The
"Cafeteria Cactus", as it is called, is a com-
bination of sugar cane, milkweed and peach
Dr. Hibblethwaite has sold the rights of his
new graft to an unknown firm. He is to re-
ceive 1 cent for each dish of peaches and cream
produced by his plant.
Mr. Judson Hastings ably assisted in the
graft by his financial backing.
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Carlon and Chadwick Indicted by
Boston, Feb. 16, 1943. John J. Carlon and
Richard Chadwick sons of prominent busi-
ness men m Northampton and Boxford, were
today indicted by the Grand Jury for conduct-
ing a correspondence designed to bring to-
gether young couples desiring to marry. Ac-
cording to evidence, they have mailing lists of
all important cities, writing passionate letters
to all young women explaining their methods
and endeavoring to have them call at one of
the apartments, where they always had an
ample supply of young men. It seems that
many innocent girls were led astray by this
means since their business flourished so widely
Second Sandow Astonishes New York
New York City Aug. 4, 19.59. The appear-
ance of a car on the concourse yesterday filled
with people and drawn along by a rope held
firmly in the teeth of Merideth Knight, known
as the strongest man in the world, drew
the attention of thousands of busy shoppers.
Police found it necessary to call out reserves
to keep the traffic moving. Knight is per-
forming at the Hippodrome where last night
he broke the world's record for weight lifting.
New York Stock Show Closes with
Award of Prizes
New York, Jan. 6, 1951. The Annual
Stock Show, which has occupied Madison
Square Garden for the past week, closed
tonight with the award of prizes to respective
"Black Beauty" owned by Richard M.
Kinsman of Middleboro, Mass., was given the
silver cup for being the best pig in the 1500 lb.
class. This pig has the distinctiom of winning
over fifty prizes in the last three years and
Mr. Kinsman is proud of her. A first prize
was given to "Petite Joe", owned by Helen
Gottfried of Tyran, North Carolina, for being
the most perfect goat in the show
Donnis and Jubernville Inc., of Hatfield,
Mass. were awarded the Gold trophy donated
by the Geographic Society for the Model
Green House that has swept the shows
throughout the States.
Holds Most Dangerous Job in World
New York Jan. 3, 1960. It is believed that
Edwin Milligan of Groveland, Mass., holds
the most dangerous job. He is keeper of the
Lion House at the 300 and after 10 years of the
tasks, admits that it may be rather risky to
life and limb. Mr Milligan cannot be accused
of holding this job for the thrill in it for he is
now turning the ripe old age of 75, when thrills
are over and a good three "squares" are more
satisfactory. He says he hopes to hold the
job for the rest of his life, barring accidents.
Mr. Burkhardt Popular Bedtime Story
Teller at X. Y. Z.
_ Worcester, Mass. Sept. 10, 1963. The eve-
ning program at Station X Y Z has been
enhanced during the last month by Mr. Geo.
E. Burkhardt, who narrates wonderful bed-
time stories each evening at 7:00 for the bene-
fit of the youngsters among his listeners. His
stories are full of such wonderful places and
people, and told in such a charming way and
lovely manner that the kiddies are easily
lured off to bed. After hearing his soft voice
Mr. Burkhardt's popularity with the children
is undeniable as he has received hundreds of
letters since he began and has to apologize
each evening for not having had time to an-
swer all he would like to. It is probable that
he gained his winning ways from his own
family of which there are six, 4 boys and 2
girls, who by the way are twins..
Messrs. Shats and Taylor Retire from
Head of the Cooperation Oil Company
Houston, Texas, Dec. 4, 1963. Messrs E.
Fernald Taylor and Alfred Shats announced
their retirement from the Cooperative Oil
Company yesterday and plan to occupy their
beautiful homes on the Connecticut river near
Amherst. Both Mr. Taylor and Shats
made their money in a spectacular oil venture
3 years ago. They bought land in Texas and
after sinking over 200 holes for oil with no
success, they began a new line of business by
Cutting up the holes in 3-foot lengths and sell-
ing them to farmers for post holes.
Mrs. Walden P. Lewis Begins Court
Action for Separation from her Husband
Buffalo, N. Y. Oct. t4, 19-58. Charging cruelty
and desertion, Mrs. W. R. Lewis, the former
chorus girl, began her suit for separation from
Walden P. Lewis, wealthy rose grower of this
city. They have been married three years and
it comes as a suprise to their many friends,
as it was always thought they were an ideal
couple. In an interview this morning, Mrs.
W. R. Lewis declares that her husband has a
terrible temper and often beats her, and that
for the past six months she has not known
Count Messier found Raising Poultry
at North Adams, Mass.
North Adams, Mass. Aug. 29, 1949. Count
Wm. E. Messier who disappeared from Italy,
some time ago, was found while tending his
flock of fancy poultry at North Adams. Count
Messier, an American, became a count when
he married the Countess Italyano of Italy in
1930. He was heir apparent to the Italian
throne when he was lost sight of and a
world wide search was made for him. He will
return to his wife and six children at once,
he told reporters.
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Brilliant New England Lawyer wins
Verdict for Beautiful Lady
Brockton, Mass. July 8, 1947. The masterly-
final arguments in the case of the State vs.
Lady Walkerovski which drew tears to the
eyes of the twelve men, won for the Hon.
Barney X. Rafkm the decision which allowed
his client to enter the U. S. Lady Walkerovski
was barred by authorities on grounds of moral
turpitude because of her recent elopement to
South America with her husband's valet. The
courtroom was crowded yesterday with eager
spectators desiring a glimpse of the notorious
Russian noblewoman who entered calmly to
the forcitul diction of the great American
barrister. Immediately after the verdict was
announced, Lady Walkerovski left for a house
party at Lake Placid where Rafkin is also
expected to be a guest.
Incidently it is rumored that they are
A man giving the name of Taft was arrested
last evening on the charge of vagrancy. He
was found wandering about the freight yards
and was unable to give any reason for his
presence there. He is the second tramp that
has been arrested during the past six months
and chief of police Felch threatens drastic
action unless the influx of hobos is terminated.
Sam Chapin, formerly of East Longmeadow
was arrested yesterday and sentenced to
twelve days in the work house tor spitting on
the floor of a subway oar. It is his fourth
Herbert Haley was arraigned in superior
court this morning on charges of brutality to
his wife. Case was continued until next
A man giving the name of Willard Avery
fined $10 and costs this morning, for driving
so as to endanger the lives of the public.
Noted Artist wins Katsberg Art Reward
Paris, France Dec. 12, 1947. Edwin Keene
famous American painter and architeoht,
winner of 850,000 prize offered by the Hon.
Theodore Katsberg, wealth ice cream mag-
nate of Worcester. Keene's design for the
new hospital for starving birds to be erected
in Alaska was judged by foremost art critics
of Paris to be the outstanding architectural
triumph of the year. Mr. Keene is returning
via air line and will be the lion of the
day in New York where he will be banqueted
by the Art Club and the Stockbridge Alumni
New York, Dec. 23, 1948. CorneUa W.
Smith famous cartoonist of the Punkinville
Bugle, will return to work after a 2 years ill-
ness. Her cartoons which are a veritable
picture of the Talior Controversied of the
Times, will appear again beginning Monday.
Ctirran Bros., Complete Fence Across
Isthmus of Podunk
Podunk Oct. 12, 1960. James H. Curran and
Thomas E. Curran have completed the fence
across the Isthmus of Podunk after 3 years'
work. The fence which is nine feet higifi and
sunk 3 feet under ground, is desinged to stop
the crossing of North American jack rabbits
into Podunk and inter breeding.
It was erected at the cost of the govern-
U. S. Begins Action against the Wilcox
and Pahner Flori Trust
Wahington May 21, 1959. The U. S. began
its actions against the Palmer and Wilcox
Flori Trust in an effort to find this huge cor-
poration guilty under the Sherman Anti-Trust
Law and force it to dissolve. The Flori Trust
of which Wilcox and Palmer are its founders
has its main headquarters at North Wind-
sheck, Ohio. It is said that they have con-
trolling interest in Derby and Eva green-
houses of Paxton, Mass., and the world
famous dandelion grower, Nathan Lassman
as well as 50 smaller companies. The Trust
will be prosecuted for violation of the clause
which states, that combinations in restraint
of trade, designed to obtain a monopoly of
any line of business are prohibited.
Library Given to People of Tricycle.
East Tricycle June 30, 1964. Hartley and
Wilson heads of the Continental Fruit Co.,
announced today a gift of $200,000 for a pub-
lic library to be erected in East Tricycle, the
home of their vast orchards. Messiers Hartley
and Wilson have resided here ever since they
graduated from Stockbridge School of Agri-
Ship Brings Many into Port
New York, Frb. 21, 1953 The S. S. Siene,
bearing passengers and crew of the ill fated
vessel "Can't leak" which went down, limped
into port this afternoon. Among those pres-
ent were H. R. MacGibbon of Northfield, Vt.
Robert Rosenthal of West Springfield, Mass.,
Victor Salo of Millbury, Mass., and Howard
Rich of Athol. The survivors could only
praise the bravery of the crew and generosity
of the other passengers. They told of moun-
tainous waves bearing down on the life boats
and of the many narrow escapes that they
Big Sale Draws Crowds
North Windcheck, Sept. I4, 1955. The J. J.
White sale of fine blooded animals is drawing
large crowds. The whole herd of 75 milking
Holstein cows must be sold to pay for debts
contracted by the owners when they expanded
Ocean Crest Farm. Many of their old friends
are buying the stock knowing that it is from
some of the best blood lines in the state.
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Owner and Manager of Jazz Palace
Taken in Early Morning Raid
Dedham, Mass., Sept. 10, 1950. Allan
McGrath, tho owner of the largest dance hall
in that city, was residing quietly in jail this
morning as the result of last nights raid on his
establishment. He will face numerous charges
when his case comes up before the Grand Jury.
The Jazz Palace has been under police scrutiny
for several months, finally resulting in last
nights raid, when evidence enough to convict
him was taken. His manager Sam McCoy is
in the Mercy Hospital, seriously injured as a
result of attempting to resist arrest.
Smith Jailed as Leader of Labor
San Francisco June 15, 1950. The police
here today took into custody Christopher
Smith, who has been prominent in the recent
strike of the New World Shipping Corpora-
tion. Smith is alleged to have been the leader
of the mob which destroyed the dry dock
yesterday, throwing a bomb at the police, who
were sent to control the situation, killing three
of them. Richard Tracy another agitator
escaped in the melee. Smith will be held for
manslaughter and if not sentenced to death
will be deported to prison on the isle of
New Officers Elected for C. P. A.
Worcester, Mass., May 7, 1954- The annual
convention of the Country Peoples' Associa-
tion being held here, elected the following
officers last night. These men will hold office
through the coming year. Henry Zimmerman
of Auburn, Mass., president, Sarah Mintz of
Gloucester was unanimously elected vice presi-
dent. Norman Quick of West Springfield
barely won out over Ed Godin of Hatfield, for
treasurer, and Betty Sherman of Marshfield
easily became secretary. Agnes Tamm of
Astoria, N. Y., retained her office of corres-
ponding secretary, but Everett Dimock of
Oxford takes over the duties of visiting agent.
These illustrious men ought to strengthen
considerably the presidential hopes founded
by Clinton Roberts, the great "milking king"
New Contract Given for Snow
The removal of snow m the town of Amherst
will be done by the Ziomek and Holt contract-
ing company. The change is one which is
desirable to all inhabitants of the town, as the
Barr and Morrill contracting company was
unable to cope with the situation last winter,
due to the fact that it did not have enough
trucks and tractors. The Ziomek and Holt
Co., was brought to the attention of the town
two years ago, when it was called in to aid the
Barr and Morrill Company in removing the
snow after the blizzard which was said to be
the worst since the storm of '30.
Many Notables Going Abroad on
New York, July 15, 1951. Among those
sailing this afternoon for Europe, are William
Arnott — well know philanthropist and banker.
Harold Bailey of Southboro, Mass,, Mary
Beaumont of Somerville, Mass., and Joseph
Cleary of Lynn, Mass. Bailey, Miss Beau-
mont and Cleary are to attend a convention
of flower growers at Marseilles, France some-
time next month.
Cock Fight in Florida Broken up by
St. Petersburg, Fla. July 6, 19.50. Cock
fighting has grown to such an extent at the
winter resorts of this state that today the
police of St. Petersburg raided the most notor-
ious of these rings and broke up a fight which
was in progress when they arrived. The spec-
tators, many of whom were of the social set,
were not held by the police but Allan Lynn
and Joseph Schwartz, operator and owner of
the ring were arrested and held in $200 bail.
The - 1930 - Shortliorii
^0 potential Enockers;
The pages of this book you've now perused,
You've frowned at things we thought were funny,
You've cried and do not seem amused,
You don't think you've the worth of your money.
But we've done our best, which is all we could do,
We've strived many nights to succeed.
And now we are asking a favor of you.
That you sit, ponder, criticize, yet read.
Our book is not perfect, we could not have such.
There's perhaps a mistake in each letter.
But the opinions of knockers are never worth much,
So we ask could you have done better?
0^ The- 193^" St or thorn j9
Tracy: Here's a snapshot of my girl at the beach.
Knight: Snapshot? Boy, I'd call that an exposure.
Father: How did you make out in An. Hus.?
Roberts: I got a hundred in the course.
Father: That's fine.
Roberts: Yes, I made 35 in the first, 25 in the second, and I got 40 in the third quizz.
Hardware Dealer: What kind of pruning shears do you want Miss?
Miss Beaumont: Oh any kind — just so I can open a can of prunes with them.
Flo: One of those fresh young boys just tried to kiss me. Said he never kissed a
Betty: What did you say?
Flo: I told him I was no Agricultural Experiment Station.
Babe: Thanks, for saying I'm just like a httle doll.
Morrill: You're welcome, but if I squeezed you, er would you cry?
Deiby: (Rushing into the infirmary) : Quick give me sOmthing for my head.
Chris: Wouldn't take it as a gift.
A foolish thing is takin' notes.
It wears the elbows out of coats.
By A. Palmer.
Prof. Smart: "What is a problem?"
Fox: "A mental bafHing minus an answer."
Prof. Smart: "Is this a problem — 1 plus 1=2?
Fox: "No that's an answer."
Rounsville: "What is your definition of a knoll?"
Prof. Lowry: "A raised portion of ground." And what is yours?
Apparently Prof. Dickenson agrees with Chick Sales. He said in lecture, that,
When you get a man who can do one job best, make a specialist of him.
0^ The -1930- Sliortliorii fe)
Mosher, who was reprimanded by his classmates for closing windows, said, "How
can a fellow sleep in this cold?"
Miss Tamm: Don't call me Aggie!
Taylor: "What do you want to be called. Bay State?"
About the funniest thing we can think of is the night that Sam Chapin started for
Springfield to go to a masquerade ball with an extra suit over his arm. When
Sam was asked where he was going he said that he was going as twins.
A negro cemetery is not necessarily a black berrying ground.
Burkhardt says that a sock in the shoe is worth two in the eye.
Precious: Peter keep your hands off me.
Peter: Aw, Precious, have a heart.
Precious: But you've been looking for it long enough.
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