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3n carnesit appreciation of i)i& remarkable teaching 
abililp, mingleb \aiti) an uncannp sfense of Ijumor, 
anJj Jjisf attitubc of Sincere frienblinegsf totoarb all 
gjtoclibribge Classes; tljat l)as giben tljis professor 
a place in our ftearts, toticl) toill altoaps be foremost 
in our memories of tljc ttoo pears at "^ggie". 

tEo tbis frienb anb instructor, toe, tbe Class of 

j^ineteen Ki)ittp, gratefullp bebicate 

tbis "^tortborn" 



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 
national prosperity. 

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- 
factory future. 

RoscoE W. Thatcher 



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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 
worker. 

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 
best citizenship. 

"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. 



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})ortJ)orn poarb 

Editor-in-Chief 
Earle B. Mosher, '30 



Business Manager 
Christopher F. Smith, '30 

Advertising Manager 
George Burkhardt 

Art Editor 
CoNELiA M. Smith, '30 
Edwin E. Keene, Assistant 

Humor Editor 
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 



Associate Eidtor 
Richard P. Chadwick, '30 

Photographic Editor 
Alfred J. Shats, '30 

Athletic Editor 
Edwin W. Hill, '30 
Richard H. Lee, '30, Assistant 

General Secretary 
Floretta T. Brainard, '30 

Write-ups Committee 

Lester T. Morrill, '30 
Henry A. Zimmerman '30 
Keith H. Wilcox, '30 
Barney Rafkin, '30 
Allison W. Palmer,'30 




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/^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. 



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Vice President 
Ernest H. Woethington 



President 
Elmer M. Crockett 



Treasurer 
Alfred J. Shats 



Secretary 
Agnes K. Tamm 



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OTilUam ^rnott 

"Smoky" 
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." 

Hiawatha. 



ilillart) 311. anerp 

"Skip" 
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 
the goods. 



I^arolb Pailej) 

"Harry" 
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 ! 



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"Dick" 
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 

"Cy" 
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 
"Tattered Trio." 



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iUlarp Jieaumont 

"Monkey" 
Saxonville, Mass. 



Floriculture 



Girls' Sorority. Women's Student Council. Sec- 
retary Floriculture Club. Glee Club. S. Y. W. C. A. 
Basketball '29. 

"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. 




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^tanlep Polles 

"Stan" 



Monument Beach 



Horticulture 



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"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 

"Bill" 



Horticulture 
Captain, '29. Athletic 



Methuen, Mass. 

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 

"Flo" "Flosie" 
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. 



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Cugenc ^. Proofeinss 

"Gene" 
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 
short years. 



JSalpf) H. JSroton 

"Brownie" 
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 

"George" 
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 
Husbandry Club. 

'^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 

"Sam" 
Lynnfield Horticulture 

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 
succeed. 



3foi)n 3f. Cation 

"Johnnie" 
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 
"John." 



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"Dick" 
Lakeville Poultry 

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. 

"Sam" 
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. 



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"Dick" 



CljatitDicfe 

'Chad" 



West Boxford 



Horticulture 



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. 




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"Joe" 
Lynn Floriculture 

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" 
success. 



Jletman a. Couture 

"Herm" 
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 
quiet persistence. 



Joscpl) 1^. Coplc 

"Joe" 
Somerville Poultry 

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 
two. 

The third and last member of the "Tattered Trio." 



STamcsJ J^enrp Curran 

"Jim" 



Floriculture Club. 



Floriculture 
Hockey, 2. 



Danvers 

Kolony Klub 
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 

"Tom" 
Danvers Floriculture 

Kolony Klub. Football, 1. Treasurer Freshman 
Class. Floriculture Club. Dance Committees. 
Glee Club, 1, 2. Shorthorn Board. Baseball, 2. 
Football, 1. 

"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 
whereabouts. 

"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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Srtfjur Cutrumbcs! 

"Art" 
Dracut Poultry 

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 
near Winchester! 




Cfjarlcg l^enrp Bcrfap, 3Fr. 

"Charlie" 



Paxton 



Floriculture 



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. 




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Cberett batman Mmotk 

Oxford Animal Husbandr}' 

Vice President Agronomy Club. Animal Hus- 
bandry Club. 

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 
his farm. 

Whenever marks are given out Everett is always 
near the top of the list, in fact, a 95 is terribly low 
for him. 

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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"Joe" 
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 

"Frank" 
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 

"Tookus" "Durk" 
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 
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"Bill" 
Amherst Floriculture 

"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. 



jHorman jFelcfj 

"Norm" 
Salisbury Floriculture 

"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. 



Boris! jfeltfjam 

"Dot" 
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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"Precious 



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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 
future years. 

"Thy voice is a celestial melody." — Longfellow. 



j^clgon W- Jfox 

"Foxy" 
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 
true. 



ClJtoarb HTosiepf) (goiiin 

"Skelly" 
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 
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"Joe" 
Somerville Poultry 

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." 



Helen (gottfrieb 

"Buff" 
Tryon, North Carolina Animal Husbandry 

Girls' Sorority. Secretary S. C. S. Animal 
Husbandry Club. 

Hot haze down a mountain ridge. 

Tall corn. 

A herd of cattle in a terraced field. 

Books — and a rustic chair. 

Where's Helen? 
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. 



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^rbo (B. Hafefeincn 

"Hard Tack" 
Gardner Horticulture 

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 
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Orange Pomology 

Kolony Klub. 

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 
interesting tales. 

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 

Animal Husbandry 

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" 



Waltham 



Pomology 



Kolony Klub. 

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 
somebody present. 

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 
sumac. 

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 
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"Jud" 
Agawam Horticulture 

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 

"Juby" 
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 

"Ed" 



Gardner 



Horticulture 



Alpha Tau Gamma Vice President. Football, '29, 
Captain, '30. President Athletic Board. Student 
Council '30. 

"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- 
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"Hebbe" 

Floriculture 
Glee Club. Floriculture Club. 



Sumner 

Islington 

Kolony Klub. 
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. 



"Jason" 
North Brookfield Animal Husbandry 

Alpha Tau Gamma. Football, '29. Animal 
Husbandry Club. 

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 
morning. 

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 



"Chet" 



Horticulture 



Georgetown 

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 
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Cfjcobore llastbEtg 

"Ted" "Teddy" 
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 
assured. 



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'Ed" 



Vegetable Gardening 
Freshman and Senior 



Roslindale, Mass. 

Kolony Klub. Track, 
Year. 

"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 

"Dick" 
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 
him. 

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 
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"Shorty" 
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. 




jBtatfjan iCaSJiman 

"Scottie" 
Haverhill Horticulture 

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 

"Dick" 
Northampton Horticulture 

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 
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l^ennetf) €i)titet ILtonath 

"Ken" "Pop" 
Abington Floriculture 

Alpha Tau Gamma. Football, '29, '30. Orches- 
tra, 1, 2. A. T. G. Sergeant at Arms. Student 
Council, 2. 

"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. 




Ifflalbm $. 

"Wally" 



Hctuist 



Braintree 



Horticulture 



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 

"Luke" 



Gardner 



Horticulture 



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 
about anything. 

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 
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"Al" 
Brockton Poultry 

Kolony Klub. 

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 
be yours. 




J^ugf) 3&. illac(©ifaiJon 

"Mac" 
Northfield, Vt. Pomology 

Kolony Klub. 

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 

"Bob" 



Worcester, Mass. 
Kolony Koub. 
Committee. 



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 
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"Eddie" 
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. 

ClilBtn JlilUgan 

"Teeter" "Pat" 
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 
boarder. 

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. 

Cfjarlottc ilHilnEr 

"Corlie" 
Marshfield Poultry 

Girls' Sorority. Glee Club. Basketball, '29, '30. 
Secretary Poultry Club. Agronomy Club. Y. W. 
C. A. K. O. Club. 
Sing Cock-a-doodle-doo. 

I know her name; do you? 

Hens, and cows, and friends, and things 

Give her enough to do. 
Sing Cock-a-doodle-dee. 

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 
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"Babe" 



Gloucester 



Floriculture. 



Basketball, '29, '30. 
Floriculture Club. 



Girls' Sorority. Glee Club. 
Sergeant-at-Arms S. C. S. 
Agronomy Club. 
Bright, black-eyed gypsy, where have you been 

roving? 
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 



"Let" 



Brockton, Mass. 



Floriculture 



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 

Worcester Horticulture 

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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Lilian g)tanforb 0lc(Btat\) 

Dedham Dairy 

Baseball. 
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- 
teen-thirty. 

"/ could be moved to smile at anything." 

Shakespeare. 




Samuel JHtCop 

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 
fortune. 

"A stout heart may be ruined in fortune, but never in 
spirit. ' ' — Victor Hugo. 




Jfrancifi (©'#tabp 

"Rosie" 
Milford, Mass. Animal Husbandry 

Alpha Tau Gamma. Newman Club. Animal 
Husbandry Club. 

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 
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Arnnie 
Fitchburgh Dairy Manufacturing 

Alpha Tau Gamma. Basketball, '29. Football, 
'29, '30. 

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 
the "Creeper." 



^llifion II. palmer 



"Al" 



Braintree 



Floriculture 



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 
world." 





Cbarlesf i& 

"Charlie 



Peafaobp 

or "Peab" 



Gorham, N. H. 



Horticulture 



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- 
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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 
class. 

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. 




Jlorman dSuitfe 

"Normy" 
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 
much success. 



Jiarnep J^affein 

"X" 
Brockton Poultry 

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 
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"Epi" 
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) 

"Rich" 
Athol Floriculture 

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 

"Red" 



Animal Husbandry 
Animal Husbandry Club. 



Bristol, Conn. 

Alpha Tau Gamma. 
Agronomy Club. 

"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 
with him. 

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 
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"Rosie" "Bob" 
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" 
process. 

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. 



3Rop JRounsbille 

"Roy" 
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 

"Vic" 

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. 

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"Betty" "Bettina" 
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 

"Al" 
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. 



9. 11. ^mttf) 

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 
course. 

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 
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"Crissy" 
Holyoke Animal Husbandry 

Business Manager Shorthorn. Basketball, '29, 
'30. 

"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. 



Winchester 
Girls' Sorority. 
Club. 



Cornelia S)mitt) 

"Connie" 
Gl-e Club. Y. W. C. A. 



Poultry 
Poultry 



Apple dumplings. 

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. 

Very strong. 
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 

"Milt" 
Springfield Horticulture 

Kolony Klub. 

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 
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"Stoney" 
Shrewsbury Floriculture 

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" 
Revere Poultry 

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 

"Bill" 



Pomology 



Whitinsville 

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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"Geenis" "Tommy" 
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 
Committee. 

Ruffled hair; 

A hesitation step; 

Try to catch her, and she isn't there; 

Lots of pep. 

Likely mind. 

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 

Amesbury Dairy 

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- 
ing. 

A jovial and loyal companion with a pleasant 
greeting for everyone — that's Fernald! 



j&icfiacti l^atilcp tKracp 

"Dick" 

Windsor, Vt. Animal Husbandry 

Kolony Klub. Animal Husbandry Club. Agron- 
omy Club. 

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 
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Alpha Tau Gamma 



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Newman Club. 



Animal Husbandry 
Animal Husbandry Club. 
Basketball. 



"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 

"Stubby" 
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. 




ILintoln WH)itt 

"Link" 
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 
"him-books." 

We all wish "Link" the best of success and good 
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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 

"Woody" 
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 



"Red" 



Taunton 



Animal Husbandry 



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. 

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"Ernie" 
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 
Floriculture. 



I^enrp ^. Himmermann 

"Zim" 
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 
Jamaica Plains. 

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 
friends. 

"Zim" sure knows his flowers and he will probably 
be running a greenhouse of his own one of these days. 



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Amherst Dairy 

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 
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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 

Clark, Chandler 

Constain, Marco 

Crane, Alfred Sumner 

Crockett, Eldridge 

DuRKiN, Harold 

Eager, Ralph Huntington 

Etheir, Alfred Francis 

Fanning, Ellis Vinel 

Field, John 

Frost, Gardner Lane 

Gleason, Cloyes Tilden 

Green, Stephen 

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 . 

Parks, Dana 

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 

Godin, Edward 



Stoneham, Mass. 
Ashland, Mass. 
Fitchburg, Mass. 
Switzerland 
Maugatuck, Conn. 
Winchendon, Mass. 
Holyoke, Mass. 
Lynnfield, Mass. 
Brockton, Mass. 
Papayan, Cauca, Columbia, S. America 
Springfield, Mass. 
Arlington, Mass. 
Waltham, Mass. 
Milton, Mass. 
Brockton, Mass. 
East Bridgewater, Mass. 
Brookline, Mass. 
Lexington, Mass. 
Hanover, Mass. 
Ware, Mass. 
Concord, Mass. 
Orange, Mass. 
Tyngsboro, Mass. 
Jackson Heights, N. Y. 
Abington, Mass. 
Springfield, Mass. 
Gardner, Mass. 
Wellesley Hills, Mass. 
Stoughton, Mass. 
Abington, Mass. 
. Torrington, Conn. 
West Newton, Mass. 
Northampton, Mass. 
Abington, Mass. 
Framingham, Mass. 
Sudbury, Mass. 
Pittsfield, Mass. 
Gloucester, Mass. 
Newton, Mass. 
Attleboro, Mass. 
Waltham, Mass. 
Holden, Mass. 
Sutton, Mass. 
Lowell, Mass. 
Winchendon, Mass. 
South Hadley Falls, Mass. 
North Dartmouth, Mass. 
Churchville, Penn. 
. Bridgewater, Mass. 
Randolph, Mass. 
New Bedford, Mass. 
Marlboro, Mass. 
Hatfield, Mass. 



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Most Popular Girl 
Most Popular Man 
Best Looking Man 
Best Dressed Man 
Best Athlete 
Sleepiest Man 
Comedian 

Most Dignified Man 
Best Dancer 
Most Likely to Succeed 
Quietest Student 
Noisiest Student . 
Class Pessimist 
Class Optimist 
Biggest Bluffer . 
Most Serious Student 
Happiest Student 
Woman Hater 
Smallest Student 
Largest Student . 
Smoothest Student 
Best Vocal Talent 
Jack of All Trades 
Grind 




Agnes Tamm 

Tom Curran 

Bill Bower 

Kieth Wilcox 

"Ed" Hill 

Ben Mosher 

Ed Messier 

Ben Mosher 

Bob Mann 

Jake Crocket 

Charlie Peabody 

Scottie Lassman 

Craig Wilson 

Milt Sprague 

Scottie Lassman 

Ralph Brown 

Art Cutrumbes 

Pete Milligan 

Agnes Tamm 

. Arne Oskanen 

Ben Mosher 

Tom Curran 

George Burkhardt 

Roy Rounsville 



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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 Prophet 
Class Historian . 
Editor-in-Chief, Shorthorn . 
Associate Editor, Shorthorn 
Business Manager, Shorthorn 



RoUin H. Barrett 

Elmer M. Crockett 

Ernest Worthington 

Agnes Tamm 

Alfred Shats 

George Burkhardt 

Doris Feltham 

Henry Zimmerman 

Elmer M. Crockett 

George Burkhardt 

Ernest Worthington 

Earle B. Mosher 

Richard P. Cahdwick 

C. Frederick Smith 



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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 
training. 

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. 
Theta Chi. 

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. 



HORTICULTURE 

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. 



HOME ECONOMICS 

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. 



DAIRYING 

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. 



PHYSICAL EDUCATION 

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, 
Varsity Club. 

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-. 
Theta Chi. 



VETERINARY SCIENCE 

John B. Lentz, A.B., V.M.D., Professor of Veterinary Science and Head of 
Department 
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. 



AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 

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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HORTICULTURAL MANUFACTURES 

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. 



AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING 
Christian I. Gunness, B.Sc, Professor of Agricultural Engineering and Head of 
the Department 

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, 
1916-. 

POULTRY HUSBANDRY 

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. 



AGRONOMY 

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, 
Sigma Pi. 

Charles H. Thayer, Instructor in Agronomy 
Instructor in Agronomy, M. A. C, 1926-. 

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VEGETABLE GARDENING 

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 
Sociology 
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. 



FLORICULTURE 

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. 



ENTOMOLOGY 

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-. 

FARM MANAGEMENT 

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-. 



BACTERIOLOGY 

Ransom C. Packard, B.S.A., Instructor in Bacteriology 

Born 1886. B. S. A., University of Toronto, 1911. Instructor in Bacteriology, M. A. C, 
1927-. 

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 




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Vice President 

NOBMAN BURBANK 



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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 
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Ahrens, Alfred Herman 
Bronx, N. Y. C. 

Dairy Manufactures 

Allen, Stuart Harlow 
Shrewsbury 

Abimal Husbandry 

Andrews, Warner Childs 
Watertown 

Dairy Manufactures 

Baird, William Miller 
Summit, N. J. 

Horticulture 

Bairstow, Harry Joseph 
Maiden 

Horticulture 

Baker, Lawrence Richardson 
East Bridgewater 

Dairy Manufactures 
Bancroft, Margaret Josephine 
Nashua, N. H. 
Fruit Growing 

Barber, George Albert 
Somerville 

Horticulture 

Blatchford, Lawrence Eaton 

Attleboro 

Horticulture 
Boardman, Edgar Shears 

Sheffield 

Animal Husbandry 
Brown, Stuart Gilmore 

North Attleboro 

Poultry 
Br ox, John 

Dracut 
■ Animal Husbandry 
Buell Harry Clemens 

Petersham 

Horticulture 
BuRBANK, Norman Ballou 

West Somerville 

Horticulture 
Burke, Thomas Francis 

Woburn 

Horticulture 
Bush, Ralph Loomis 

Holyoke 

Horticulture 



Carrol, John Paul 

Salem 

Horticulture 
Chase, Lyman Matthew 

Littletown 

Poultry 

Cobb, John Francis 
East Boston 
Horticulture 

CooLiDGE, Frank Arthur, Jr. 
Bar re 

Animal Husbandry 

CoviLLE, Richard Prentiss 

Cummaquid 

Horticulture 
Crocker, Richard Cushing 

South Duxbury 

Horticulture 

Crocker, Robert Sears 

South Duxbury 

Horticulture 
Dineen, Christopher Joseph 

West Roxbury 

Horticulture 
Doane, George Hubbard 

North Brookfield 

Flower Growing 
DosTOL, Edward Joseph 

Northampton 

Dairy Manufactures 
DuFFiLL, John Winthrop 

Melrose 

Poultry 
DupoNTE, Charles William 

Nantucket 

Flower Growing 
Dykman, Robert Williams 

Westport, Conn. 

Animal Husbandry 
Faulk, Wesley Snow 

Brockton 

Horticulture 
Fenton, Francis Xavier 

West Roxbury 

Flower Growing 
Fields, John 

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FiFiELD, Lewis Henry 

Norwood 

Horticulture 
Fish, Ozro Meacham 

Concord 

Fruit Growing 
Foster, Philip Woolsey 

Sherborn 

Flower Growing 
FosKiT, George Leonard 

Three Rivers 

Animal Husbandry 
Glidden, Robert Norwood 

Middleboro 

Horticulture 
Greene, Sheffield, Jr. 

Westerly, R. L 

Dairy Manufactures 
Griffin, Michael Joseph 

Amherst 

Dairy Manufactures 
Greene, William Templeton 

Lowell 

Flower Growing 
Haley, Horace Stanley 

Boston 

Flower Growing 
Hare, John Wells 

Springfield 

Horticulture 
Hatheway, Frank Wilson 

Amherst 

Dairy Manufactures 

Henry, Ralph 

Maiden 

Fruit Growing 
Hildreth, Earl Joseph 

Worcester 

Horticulture 
HoYT, George Raymond 

Merrimac 

Animal Husbandry 
HuEG, Harold Cleveland 

Wellesley 

Frtiit Growing 
HuLBERT, Howard Marshall 

Holliston 

Fruit Growing 
Jones, Edward George 

Ashland 

Flower Growing 



Keady, Joseph Francis 

Rockland 

Horticulture 
Kellogg, Richard Alvin 

Feeding Hills 

Flower Growing 

Lee, John Francis 

Norwood 

Horticulture 
Little, John Willer 

Marshfield Hills 

Animal Husbandry 
Lund, Harold Clifford 

Shrewsbury 

Animal Husbandry 
Maroney, Donald Thomas 

Uxbridge 

Horticulture 
Mongillo, Leonard 

Southington, Conn. 

Fruit Growing 
Moore, Arthur Philips 

West Peabody 

Fruit Growing 
MouLTON, Parker Edward 

Peabody 

Horticulture 
Murray, Henry Stephen 

Concord 

Horticulture 
McCaffrey, Robert Molton 

Boston 

Poultry 
McKechie, Robert Melton 

Natick 

Horticulture 
McWiLLiAMS, Arthur Gilbert 

Hackensack, N. J. 

Horticulture 
Nelson, Lawrance Warran 

Petersham 

Horticulture 
Nelson, Alfred Warran 

Randolph 

Horticulture 
NiLEs, Sherman Murray 

Pownal, Vt. 

Animal Husbandry 
Perry, Arthur Hudson 

Barre, Vt. 

Horticulture 



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Peterson, Ernest Arthur 

Framingham 

Flower Growing 
Peterson, William Bertil 

Lexington 

Poultry 
Pilling, Thomas Linwood 

Worcester 

Flower Growing 
Proctor, Donald Powers 

Spencer 

Animal Husbandry 
PuRDY. Harris Henry 

Merrimac 

Horticulture 
Reed, Francis George 

Portland, Maine 

Poultry 

Rice, Harold Francis 

Norwood 

Horticulture 
Robertson, Charles Albert 

Somerville 

Poultry 

Rodman, Elizabeth 
Wickford, R. I. 

Flower Growing 
Rogers, Eliot Francis 

West Newton 

Horticulture 
Seaver, Margarita 

Buzzards Bay 

Animal Husbandry 
Shibles, Clinton Andrew 

Rockport, Maine 

Horticulture 
Simonds, Raymond Leo 

Athol 

Horticulture 
Smith, A. Weston 

Broaxville, N. Y. 

Horticidture 
Sonberger, Isabel Tyler 

West Springfield 

Flower Growing 
Stalker, Barbara Alice 

Framingham 

Animal Husbandry 



Sundberg, Lawrance Elroy 

Brockton 

Fruit Growing 

Swett, Josiah Dodge 

Bloomfield, Conn. 

Animal Husbandry 
Taber, Robert Ellis 

New Bedford 

Flower Growing 
TwoHiG, James Francis 

Springfield 

Horticulture 
TwoHiG, William Patrick 

Springfield 

Horticulture 
ViK, John Henry 

Wakefield 

Animal Husbandry 
Warren, Albert F. 

Medford 

Poidtry 
Watt, Lewis Cavine 

Somerville 

Animal Husbandry 
Watts, George Frederick 

Whitman 

Fruit Growing 
Webb, William Kenneth 

Milford 

Animal Husbandry 
Webster, Howard Sheldon 

Haverhill 

Dairy Manufactures 
Weeman, Walter Russell 

Middleboro 

Horticulture 
Wheaton, Lloyd Ellsworth 

North Dartmouth 

Hortictdture 
Whitney, Oakley Fayne 

Orange 

Fruit Growing 
Whittington, Charles Richard 

New York City, N. Y. 

Horticulture 
Wilcox, Earle Crandel 

Farmington, Conn. 

Horticulture 



Woodbury, Richard Emerson 
Fitchburg 

Poidtry 



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Helen Gottfried . 
Agnes Tamm 



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. Secretary 
. Treasurer 



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Charlotte Milner 
Sarah Mintz 
Ehzabeth Rodman 
Margerit Bancroft 
Floretta Brainard 
Katherine Fox 
Mary Beaumont 
Doris Feltham 
Ehzabeth Sherman 
Barbara Stalker 
Isabella Sornberger 
Margerita Sievers 
Helen Gottfried 
Cornelia Smith 
Agnes Tamm 



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Edwin Hill . 
Howard Rich 
JuDsoN Hastings . 
Kenneth Leonard 
Frank Hart . 



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. Vice President 

. Secretary 

Treasurer 

Sergean t-at-Arms 

Doorkeeper 



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1930 




Floyd Bancroft 




Arnie Liukas 


William Bower 




Arnie Oksanen 


Eugene Brookings 




William Taft 


Samuel Chapin 




Walter White 


Joseph Coyle 




George Burkhardt 


Elmer Crockett 




John Byron 


Joseph Goduti 




Arthur Cutrumbes 


Arvo Hakkinen 




Charles Derby 


Judson Hastings 




Jason Hill 


Edwin Hill 




Chester Holt 


William Hodges 




Frank Hart 


Richard Lewis 




Walden Lewis 


Charlie Peabody 




Noman Quick 


Howard Rich 




Donald Stone 


John White 




CHnton Woodward 


Clinton Roberts 




Francis 0' Grady 


Allison Palmer 




John Lyons 


Norman Felch 


1931 


Francis Doucette 


Alfred Ahrens 




Horace Haley 


Thomas Burke 




George Hoyt 


Stuart Brown 




Howard Hulbert 


Raymond Bell 




J. Wells Hare 


Richard Coville 




Ralph Henry 


Richard Crocker 




Richard Kellogg 


Robert Crocker 




John Little 


John Cobb 




Leonard Mongillo 


Robert Dykman 




Parker Moulton 


John Duffill 




Ernest Petersen 


Wesley Faulk 




Hobart Pickard 


Robert Glidden 




Francis Reed 


Harold Rice, Jr. 




Clinton Shibles 


Raymond Simonds 




James Twohig 


Walter Weeman 




William Twohig 


Lloyd Wheaton 




Kenneth Webb 



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'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 
time. 

Following the tournament a very enjoyable smoker was given to us by Kolony 
Club. 

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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. President 


Sanborn A. Caldwell .... 


. Vice President 


Lincoln White ..... 


. Secretary 


E. Fernald TaitjOR .... 


. Treasurer 


Lester Morrill ..... 


Marshal 


Ernest Worthington .... 


. Historian 



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1930 


Willard Avery 


Herbert Haley 


Richmond Barr 


Richard Hall 


Albert Baummer 


Charles Harris 


Charles Becker 


Myron Hartford 


Sanborn Caldwell 


Winston Hartley 


Richard Chad wick 


Charles Hohman 


Richard Caswell 


Frederick Johnson 


Alfred Crane 


Richard Kinsman 


James Curran 


Aubrey Kretschmar 


Thomas Curran 


Allan Lynn 


Harold F. Bailey 


Hugh MacGibbon 


Sumner Hebblethwaite 


Robert Mann 


Meredith Knight 


William Messier 


Milton Sprague 


Lester Morrill 


Harold Durkin 


Dana Parks 


John Field 


Arthur Phelon 


Gardner Frost 


Clyde Putnam 


Stephen Green 


Alfred Shats 


Seth Swain 


D. Crag Wilson 


Richard Tracy 


Henry Zimmerman 


Barney Rafkin 


A. Willard Smith 


E. Fernald Taylor 


Robert Sawyer 


Ernest Worthington 


Frederick Shearer 


Edwin Keene 


1931 


Warner Andrews 


Robert McKechnie 


Harry Bairstow 


Henry Murray 


Harry Buell 


Arthur Perry 


Norman Burbank 


Charles Robertson 


George Doane 


Eliot Rogers 


Richard Elton 


A. Weston Smith, Jr. 


George Foskit 


Lewis Watt 


Harold Hueg 


Richard Woodbury 


Clyde Keene 


Arthur Moore 



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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 
their use. 

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 
swimmers. 

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 
beat Amherst. 

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 
next season. 

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 
and Hill. 

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 
Coach McGeoch 



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'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 
appointed Manager. 

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 
wonderfully well. 

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 
the season. 

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 
Northampton, manager. 



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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: 

Name 

Morrill 

Morrill 

Mosher 

Cutrumbes 

Frost 
Green 

Burkhardt 

Hart 

Shats 

Frost 

Donnis 

Frost 

Mosher 

Morrill 

Duffil 

DufiU 

Morrill 

Morrill 

Hart 

Shats 

Burkhart 

Hart 

Relay Team: Mosher, Shats, Cutrumbes, Morrill scored 5th. 

Numerals were awarded to Mosher, Morrill, Frost, Duffil, Hart, Burkhart. 



Class 


Event 


Place 


'30 


100-yd. Dash 


2nd 


'30 


440-yd. Dash 


2nd 


'30 


Mile 


3rd 


'30 


Mile 


5th 


'30 
'31 


High Jump f 
High Jump \ 


Tied for 5th 


'30 


Shot Put 


2nd 


'30 


Shot Put 


4th 


'30 


Shot Put 


5th 


'30 


220-yd. High Hurdles 


3rd 


'30 


220-yd. High Hurdles 


5th 


'30 


220-yd. Low Hurdles 


4th 


'30 


880-yd. Run 


2nd 


'30 


Broad Jump 


2nd 


'31 


Broad Jump 


3rd 


'31 


Pole Vault 


Tie for 1st 


'30 


220-yd. Dash 


1st 


'30 


Discus 


3rd 


'30 


Discus 


4th 


'30 


Discus 


5th 


'30 


Javelin 


4th 


'30 


Javelin 


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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. 



THE TEAM 
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 






THE SCHEDULE 


April 


25 


Sanderson Academy at Ashfield 


April 


29 


Northampton at M. A. C. 


May 


2 


Smith Academy at Hatfield 


May 


5 


Amherst High at M. A. C. 


May 


13 


Arms Academy at M. A. C. 


May 


17 


Suffield Academy at Suffield 


May 


19 


Hopkins Academy at M. A. C. 


May 


24 


Wilbraham at Wilbraham 


May 


26 


Deerfield High School at Deerfield 


June 


7 


Alumni 



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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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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. 



M. 



Manager, Harry Purdy 
Bancroft, Miss 
Milner, Miss 
Caswell, R. 
Bailey, H. 
Purdy, H. 
Chadwick, R. P. 
Stalker, Miss. 
Brainard, Miss 
Mintz, Miss 
Fox, Miss 



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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 
Rindge. 



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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 
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0vhtv of Commencement Cbentg 

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1930 

Class Picnic 
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, 
Memorial Hall 

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 1930 

10.00 A. M. Commencement Exercises 
Address by 

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 play 




"THREE LIVE GHOSTS" 




by 




Frederic S. Isham 




THE CAST 


Mrs. Gibbons ^^^^ 


^^^ ...... Agnes Tamm 


Miss Woofers . ^^^H 


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Doris Feltham 


Bolton . . . ■ 


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Edwin Wood 


Jimmie Gubbins 














Arne Oksanen 


William Foster 














Norman Quick 


Spoofy . 














Thomas Curran 


Rose Gordon . 














Floretta Brainard 


Briggs . 














George Burkhardt 


Benson . 












Sumner Hebblethwaite, Jr 


Lady Leicester 












Katherine L. Fox 


Policemen 












/ Meredith Knight 
\ Francis Hart 


Prompter 












Samuel C. Chapin, Jr. 


Coach 












Mr. Harold Smart 


Given at Be 


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Audit 


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William Henry Abnott 
WiLLARD Wendell Avery 
Harold Frederick Bailey 
Richmond Cushman Barr 
Mary Beaumont 
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 
Helen Gottfried 
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 
Theodore Kastbjerg 
Edwin Emil Keene 
Richard McLearn Kinsman 



Francis Meredith Knight 
Nathan Lassman 
Richard Henry Lee 
Walden Phillips Lewis 
Arne Victor Liukas 
Allan William Lynn 
Hugh Ruyter MacGibbon 
Robert Jerome Mann 
William Edward Messier 
Edwin Milligan 
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 
Barney Rafkin 
Howard Lewis Rich 
Harold Raymond Rindge 
Clinton Scott Roberts 
Robert Hyman Rosenthal 
Leroy Lincoln Rouseville 
Victor Veikko Salo 
Joseph Pinkus Schwartz 
Alfred Julius Shats 
Elizabeth Sherman 
Arthur Willard Smith 
Christopher Frederick Smith 
Donald Henry Stone 
William Lamb Taft 
Agnes K. Tamm 
Edmund Fernald Taylor 
Richard Hadley Tracy 
John Joseph White 
Lincoln White 
Keith Hinton Wilcox 
Douglas Craig Wilson 
Edwin Porter Wood 
Clinton Everett Woodward 
Ernest Howard Worthington 
Henry Adam Zimmerman 
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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- 
bury. 

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- 
sity. 

New Gymnasium Presented to 
Stockbridge 

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 
of fulfillment. 

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 
Hillside Ave. 



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 
auction. 

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 
Santa Claus. 

Collectors Return 

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 
with interest. 

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 
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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 
Smith Published 

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 & 

"Bike" Fox 

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 
this city. 

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 
Veterans Bureau 

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 
new bureau. 

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 
Dr. Hibblethwaite 

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 
tree. 

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. 

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Grand Jury 

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 
and popularly. 

Second Sandow Astonishes New York 
Pedestrians 

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 
animals: 

"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 
his whereabouts. 

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, 
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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 
engaged. 

Police Records 

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 
offense. 

Herbert Haley was arraigned in superior 
court this morning on charges of brutality to 
his wife. Case was continued until next 
Monday. 

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 
Club. 

Smith Returns 

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- 
ment. 

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- 
culture. 

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 
survived. 

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 
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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 
Strikes 

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 
Jamaica. 

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" 
of Conn. 

New Contract Given for Snow 
Removal 

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 
Mauretania 

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 
Police 

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. 




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^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, 
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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 

girl before. 
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. 

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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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