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mHERST, mnss 

F R E Ul R D 

When in a reminiscent mood you glance 
through the pages of this yearbook, may the 
pictures of old friends and scenes of familiar 
places bring back pleasant memories of the 
two years spent at Stockbridge. 











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D E D I c n T I n 

As an expression of our admiration for an 
able and conscientious instructor, a willing 
counselor both in and out of the classroom, and 
an inspiring example of character to all with 
whom he comes in contact, we gratefully dedicate 
this yearbook to Richard C. Foley. 

The Editors. 

Richard Enrol Foley 


President of Massachusetts State College 

Born 1878. B.S., Michigan State 
College, 1901, M.F., Yale University, 
1904, D.Oec, University of Munich, 
1910, LL.D., Syracuse University, 1933. 
Spent several years with U. S. Forest 
Service examining public lands in Cen- 
tral Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska; field 
studies in New Mexico, Washington, 
Oregon. Assistant Professor of 
Forestry, Pennsylvania State College, 
1907-12. Dean and Professor of Silvi- 
culture, New York State College of 
Forestry, 1912-20. Executive Secretary, 

American Paper and Pulp Association, 
1920-28. Manager Trade Association 
Department, Chamber of Commerce of 
the United States, 1928-30. Dean, New 
York State College of Forestry, Syra- 
cuse, 1930-33. Fellow, A. A. A. S., 
F. R. G. S. (London). Member, 2nd 
R. O. T. C, Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 
August-November 1917. With 46th 
Infantry and member of General Staff, 
1917-1919. Major, O. R. C. President 
of M. S. C, 1933- . 


Director of Stockbridge School of Agriculture 

tf^S'l* '%''»»«» iS«« *m5 ^.v 

Born 1886. B.S., M. S. C, 1908. 
Principal Petersham (Mass.) Agricul- 
tural High School, 1908-1910. Head- 
master Parsonfield (Maine) Seminary, 
1910-16. First Lieutenant, Air Service, 
Commanding 281st Aero Squadron, 
American Expeditionary Forces, 
1917-19. Service in France, 1918-19. 

Director, New York State School of 
Agriculture at St. Lawrence Univer- 
sity, Canton, N. Y., 1919-24. Director 
of Short Courses, M. S. C, 1924- . 
National Education Association, Har- 
vard Teachers' Association, Phi Sigma 

Rollin Hayes Barrett 


Congratulations to "Pop" at the close 
of his tenth year as faculty adviser to 
the Shorthorn Board. During his 
decade of service he has devoted his 
untiring efforts to assisting editors 
toward the successful production of 
our school yearbook. The task has 
been an arduous one, but "Pop"' has 
met it with the same courage and reso- 
lution which characterizes all his 
undertakings, and under his careful 
guidance the book has constantly im- 
proved. By the confidence he has 

given us, and by his timely and appro- 
priate suggestions, he has won a warm 
spot in the heart of every member of 
this year's staff. 

Thus it is with a deep sense of 
gratitude that we take this opportunity 
to pay tribute to our beloved friend 
"Pop", and to express our heartfelt 
thanks for the liberal contributions he 
has made toward furthering the 
progress of the Stockbridge School of 

The Editors 





Instructor in Music 

Bom 1913. Music B., Boston University, 1937. Supervisor of Music, 
Public School. Somerville, Mass., 1936-37. Supervisor of Music, Public 
Schools, Amherst, Mass., 1937-38. Instructor of Music, Mass. State 
College, 1938—. 


Assistant Professor of Mathematics 

A.B., University of Nebraska. 1923. M.A., University of Nebraska, 1924. 
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1934. Teaching Fellow in Math., Univer- 
sity of Nebraska, 1922-24. Instructor in Math., University of Okla- 
homa, 1924-25. Assistant Professor of Math., State Teachers College, 
Kirksville, Missouri, 1925-28. Instructor in Math., Harvard University, 
1929-32. Instructor in Math., Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1932-33. 
Chairman, Department of Math., Wagner College, 1933-37. Assistant 
Professor of Agricultural Engineering, M.S.C., 1937-38. Assistant Pro- 
fessor in Math., 1938—. Sigma Xi. 


Instructor in Physical Education 

Born 1898. B.S., M.A.C., 1921. Coach of Freshman Basketball, 1921-25. 
Coach of Freshman Baseball, 1922-24. Attended Superior, Wisconsin 
Coaching School, 1924. Senior Leader, Camp Najerog for Boys, 1924. 
Treasurer, Western Massachusetts Board of Approved Basketball Of- 
ficials, 1924-25. Coach of Varsity Baseball, 1925-31. Coach of Varsity 
Hockey, 1925 — . Attended University of Wisconsin Summer School, 
1926. Director of Stockbridge School Athletics and Coach of Football 
and Basketball, 1925—. Varsity Club, Q.T.V. 


Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry 

B.S., 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 S.C, 1918-20. Assist- 
ant Professor of Poultry Husbandry, M.S.C., 1920—. Sigma Pi, Lambda 
Gamma Delta, Poultry Science Association. 


Professor of Farm Management 

Born 1891. B.S., Connecticut State College, 1918. Assistant County 
Agricultural Agent, Hartford County, Conn., 1918-19. Instructor, Ver- 
mont State School of Agriculture, 1919-20. Principal, 1920-25. M.S., 
Cornell University, 1926. Assistant Professor of Farm Management, 
M.S.C., 1926-37. Professor of Farm Management, 1937—. Phi Mu Delta. 



Instructor of Physiology and Hygiene 

Bom 1915. B.A., Wesleyan University, 1937. M.A., Wesleyan University, 
1939—. Sigma Xi. Delta Kappa Epsilon. Accepted to faculty, 1939. 

Professor of Horticulture 

Born 1897. B.S., Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, 
1924. With Olmsted Brothers' Landscape Architects, 1924-31. Professor 
of Horticulture, M.S.C., 1931—. Gamma Sigma Delta. 


Instructor of Physical Education 

BoiTi 1910. A.B., West Virginia University, 1929: Certificate of Hygiene 
and Physical Education, Wellesley College,1931. Instructor of Physical 
Education, Florida State College for Women, 1931-33. Instructor of 
Physical Education. Radcliffe College, 1933-37. Instructor of Physical 
Education, M.S.C., 1937—. Chi Omega, Member Swimming Committee, 
Boston Board of Officials (Women). 


Instructor in Hotel Accounting 

B.S,, Rhode Island State College, 1935. M.S.. Rhode Island State 
College, 1937. Teaching Fellow in Economics, MS.C, 1937-38. Instructor 
in Economics, M.S.C., 1938—. Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Tau Gamma 
(R. I. State College), American Economics Association, American Ac- 
counting Association. 


Instructor in Home Economics 

B.S., Battle Creek College, 1934. Intern.ship in Nutrition, Indiana Uni- 
versity Hospital, Indianapolis, 1935. M S., Massachusetts State College, 
1936. Research Fellow, 1936, MS.C. Research Assistant Home Econ- 
omic Research, 1937, M.S.C. Instructor in Home Economics, 1937 — . 
American Dietetics Asssociation, American Home Economics Associa- 
tion, American Association of University Women. 



Assistant Professor of Botany 

Pd.B., New York State Teachers College. A.B., Cornell University. 
M.A. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin. Assistant in Science, New 
York State Teachers College and Cornell. Professor of Botany, Nature 
Study and Agriculture. Iowa State Teachers College. Assistant Pro- 
fessor of Botany, M.S.C., 1922—. Sigma Xi. 


Assistant Professor of Physicol Education 

Bom 1893. Unclassified Student, MS C, 1915-16. Assistant in Physical 
Education, 1916-17. U. S. Army, 1917-19. Instructor in Physical Ed- 
ucation, 1919-20. Varsity, Freshman and S.S A. Coach of Track, 1921—. 
Harvard Summer School of Physical Education, 1921. Springfield Sum- 
mer School of Physical Education, 1925 and 1930. University of Illinois 
Summer School of Physical Education, 1926. M.S.C., Summer School, 
1931-37. Assistant Professor of Physical Education, 1927 — . Secretary 
and Treasurer, Eastern Inter- collegiate Athletic Association, 1926 — . 
Member, Advisory Committee. New England Inter-collegiate Amateur 
Athletic Association, 1922-23. Member of Association of College Track 
Coaches of America. Member of National Collegiate Track Coaches 


Assistant Professor of Agronomy 

Born 1888. M.S.. M.S.C., 1910. Superintendent of Grounds, MS C, 
1911-30. Leave of Absence. 1919. Instructor in Horticulture and Su- 
perintendent of Greenhouses, Walter Reed Hospital. Washington, D. C, 
1919-20. Assistant Professor. M.S.C.. Horticulture, 1923-31. Agronomy, 
1931-39. Agrostology, 1939—. Phi Sigma Kappa. 


Instructor in English 

Born September 18. 1907. Wakefield. Mass. B.L.I. . Emerson College. 
1931. M.S., Massachusetts State College, 1937. Summer 1938, Mount 
Holyoke, Summer 1939 University of Denver. Member 0A.T., National 
Speech and Arts Fraternity. National Association of Speech and Am- 
erican Speech Correction Association. Associated Speakers Clubs. 


Instructor in English 

Born 1910. Bay Path Institute. Teacher's Diploma, 1929. Middlebury 
College. A.B.. 1934. A.M.. 1935. University of London. Diploma in 
English Language and Literature. 1935. Instructor in English. New 
Hampton School. 1935-37. Assistant to Dean. Bread Loaf School of 
English. Summers 1933-37. Instructor in English. M.S.C.. 1937—. Phi 
Beta Kappa. Kappa Delta Rho. Kappa Phi Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon. 



Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry 

B.S., University of Missouri, 1931. M. A., University of Missouri, 1932. 
Field Agent, University of Missouri, 1929 and 1930. Instructor in Mis- 
souri State Teachers College of Maryville, Missouri, Summer terms, 
1931 and 1932, Assistant to Superintendent Federal Erosion Farm of 
Bethany, Missouri, 1932. Soil Erosion Service, 1933,1934, Manager, 
U,S,D.A., of "Dixon Springs Pasture and Erosion Control Demonstra- 
tion Project," 1935-37. Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry, 
M.S,C., 1937—. Alpha Zeta, Lambda Gamma Deha. Block and Bridle, 
Alpha Gamma Sigma. 


Assistant Professor in Agronomy 

Bom 1887. B.S., M.SC, 1910. M.S.. M.S.C., 1936. Chemist and Agron- 
omist fertilizer companies. Missouri, Arkansas, Georgia, 7 years; Indus- 
trial and Agricultural Chemist, 20 years. Soil Testing SpeciaHst M.SC- 
1934-36, Instructor in Agronomy, M. S. C, 1936-39. Assistant Professor 
in Agronomy, 1939 — . 


Assistant Professor in Animal Husbandry 

B.S., M,S,C„ 1927, MS,, M,S,C„ 1931, Herdsman, Stannox Farm, 1927- 
29, S,N,P.C. Fellowship in Pasture Management, M.S.C., 1929-30, Tem- 
porary Instructor in Animal Husbandry, M.S.C., 1929-30. Instioictor in 
Animal Husbandry, M.S.C.. 1931-36. Assistant Professor of Animal 
Husbandry, 1936. Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi. 


Professor of Dairy Industry and Head of the Department 

Born 1877. B.S.A., Iowa State College. 1902. M S.. Iowa State College, 
1904. Assistant Station Chemist, Iowa State College, 1902-04, Dairy 
Chemist, Hazelwood Creamery, Portland, Oregon, 1904-07, Professor 
of Dairying, University of Idaho, 1907-11. Professor of Dairy Hus- 
bandry, University of Nebraska, 1911-21, Dairy Editor and Councillor, 
Capper Farm Publications, 1921-26, Member of American Dairy Science 
Association, Member of American Association for the Advancement of 
Science, During World War, Chairman of Dairy Food Administration 
Woi'k, State of Nebraska. Founded and for Ten years Editor of Journal 
of Dairy Science. Professor and Head of the Department of Dairy 
Industry, M.S,C., 1926—. Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, 


Professor of Pomology and Plant Breeding 

B.S„ Ohio State University, 1921, MS, M SC, 1923, Investigator in 
Pomology, M.SC. Experiment Station, 1921-23. Instructor in Pomology, 
M,S.C,, 1923-29, Assistant Professor in Pomology, 1929-36, Alpha 
Zeta, Sigma Xi, Alpa Tau Omega, Phi Kappa Phi. Professor, 1936—, 



Director of Placement Service 

Born 1894. B.S., M.S.C., 1917. Farm Bureau Work at Gardner, Mass., 
1917-18. Field Artillery, Camp Taylor, Louisville, Ky., O. T. C, 1918. 
Assistant Football Coach, M.S.C., 1919. Coach of Two Year Athletics, 
M.S.C., 1919-1924. Baseball Coach and Assistant Coach in Football 
and Basketball, Amherst College, 1924-26 Associate Professor of 
Physical Education, Amherst College, and Coach of Baseball, Basket- 
ball, and Assistant Coach of Football. 1926-28. Supervisor of Place- 
ment Training, M.S.C., 1928-34. Director of Placement Service, 1934—. 
Alpha Sigma Phi, Adelphia. E.C.P.O. 

Placement Officer for Women 

B.A., Smith College, 1904. Agricultural Counselor for Women, M.S.C., 
1918-34. Placement OfKcer for Women, 1934—. 


Professor of Physical Education and Head of Division 

Born 1885. Michigan Agricultural College, 1902-03. B.Pd., Michigan 
State Normal College, 1909. Assistant in Physical Education, Michigan 
State Normal College, 1908-09. Edward Hitchcock Fellow in Physical 
Education, Amherst College, 1909-10. Director of Athletics, Michigan 
State Normal College, 1910-11. Assistant Professor in Physical Edu- 
cation and Hygiene, M.S.C., 1911-14. Associate Professor, 1914-16, and 
Professor, 1916—. M.Ed., Michigan State Normal College, 1924. Head 
of Division of Physical Education, M.S.C., 1936—. 

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Professor of Forestry ond Head of the Department 

Born 1890. B.S., Michigan State College 1911. M.F., Yale, 1928. Royal 
College of Forestry, Stockholm, Sweden, 1928-29. Forest Assistant, 
U. S. Forest Service, 1912-13. Administrative Assistant and Forest 
Examiner in charge of White Top Purchase Area, 1913-14. Professor of 
Forestry, University of Arkansas, 1929-30. Professor of Forestry, 
M.S.C., 1930 — . Senior Member, Society of American Foresters. Phi 
Kappa Phi. 


Assistant Professor of Floriculture 

1909-15 with A. N. Pierson, Inc., Cromwell, Conn., as Propagator and 
Section Foreman of Roses. Superintendent and Salesman of Retail De^ 
partment. Vice-President and Manager of F. W. Fletcher, Inc., of 
Auburndale, Mass., 1915-16. Superintendent in charge of Test Grounds 
of American Iris Society, American Rose, Society, American Peony 
Society, American Gladiolus Society, and American Sweet Pea Society 
at Cornell University, 1916-21. Greenhouse Foreman and Instructor 
in Floriculture, M.S.C., 1921-29. Assistant Professor of Floriculture, 
M.S.C., 1928—. 



Manager of Draper Dining Halt 

Bom 1912. BSC, Massachusetts State College, 1935. Assistant to 
Manager of Dining Hall, 1935-39. Manager of Dining Hall, 1939—. 
Instructor in Food Technology, M.S.C., 1939. 


Associate Professor of Home Economics 

A.B., Mount Holyoke College 1903. Instructor, Atlanta Uni- 
versity, 1903-05 Taught in High School. 1905-12 Graduate Student 
and Instructor, Cornell University, 1912-16 Head of the Home Econ- 
omics 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.S.C., 1924-36. Associate 
Professor of Home Economics, M.S.C., 1936 — . 

Instructor in Olericulture 

Born 1912. B S., Pennsylvania State College, 1934. M.S., Pennsylvania 
State College, 1936. Instructor in Oelericulture, 1936 — . Gamma Sigma 
Delta, Pi Alpha Zi. 


Professor of Veterinary Science and Head of the Department 

Born 1887. A.B., Franklin 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. S. C 
1922-27. Head of the Department, 1927—. Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma 


Assistant Professor in Dairying 

Born 1895. B.S., M S.C. 1922. Graduate Assistant University of Mary- 
land, 1922-24. M.S., University of Maryland, 1924. Baltimore City 
Health Department, Summer, 1924. Instructor, University of Maryland, 
1924-25, Graduate Assistant, Ohio State University, 1925-27. In- 
structor in Dairying, M.S.C., 1927-36. Assistant Professor, 1936—. 



Professor of Agricultural Economics and Head of the Department 

Bom 1897. B S., University of Illinois, 1922. M.S., Iowa State College, 
1923. Ph D., Iowa State College, 1929. Northwestern University, Sum- 
mer of 1926, University of Chicago. Summer of 1927. Instructor at 
Alabama Polytechnical Institute, 1923-25. Fellow at Iowa State College, 
1925-26. Assistant Professor at Iowa State College, 1926-29. Professor 
of Agricultural Economics, M.S.C., 1929—. Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha 
Gamma Rho. 


Assistant Professor in Horticultural Manufactures 

Born 1911. B.S., M.S.C., 1933, PhD., M.S.C , 1938. Research Fellow, 
M.S.C., 1934. Research Fellow, Oregon State College, 1935 MS., 
M.SC, 1935. Research Fellow, M.S.C, 1936. Industrial Chemist, 1936. 
Instructor in Horticultural Manfactures, M.S.C, 1936 — . Assistant 
Professor, 1940—. Sigma Xi, Theta Chi. 


Professor of Dairy Industry 

Born 1902. B.S., Pennsylvania State College, 1923. Graduate Assist- 
ant in Dairying, M.S.C, 1923-24. Research Fellow in Dairying, Univer- 
sity of Wisconsin, 1924-25. M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1925. 
Instructor in Dairying, M.S.C, 1925-27. Assistant Professor, 1937-39. 
Professor 1940—. Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi. 



Assistant Professor of Engineering 

Born 1896. B S., of Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1923. As- 
sistant Professor of Engineering, Virginia Polytechnical Institute, 1923- 
25. Non-commissioned Officer, 210th Engineers, 10th Division, of the 
U. S. Army, 1918-19. Assistant Professor of Engineering, M.S.C, 1925—. 


Instructor in Engineering 

Born 1884. Instructor in Forge Work, M.S C, 1919. Special Student 
at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1921. Instructor in Engin- 
eering, M.SC, 1921—. M.I.T. Summer School, 1939. Machine Tool 
Practice Lab. 



Assistant Professor in Bacteriology 

Born 1886. B.S.A., University of Toronto. 1911. M S., Massa-husetts 
State College, 1933. Instructor in Bacteriology, M.S.C... 1927-37. As- 
sistant Professor, 1937 — . 


Professor of Poultry Husbandry and Head of Department 

Born 1898. B S., M S.C, 1919. M.Sc, University of Idaho, 1927. Ph. D.. 
University of Edinburgh. 1932. Extension Poultry Man, Iowa State 
College, 1919-21. Head of Department of Poultry Husbandry. Univer- 
sity of Idaho, 1921-27. Director, National Institute of Poultry Hus- 
bandry, England, 1927-32. In charge Agricultural Research Depart- 
ment National Oil Products Co., 1932-38. Professor of Poultry Hus- 
bandry, M.S.C., 1938—. Sigma Kappa Sigma. 


Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry and Superintendent of Farm 

Born 1904. B.S., M.SC, 1927. Manager of Farm, 1927-28. Instructor 
in Animal Husbandry, M.SC, 1928-29. New England Fieldman, Syn- 
thetic Nitrogen Products Corp.. 1929-30. Assistant Professor of Animal 
Husbandry and Superintendent of College Farm. 1931—. M.S.. M.SC. 
1933. Member of American Society of Animal Production. Q. T. V. 


Director of Physical Education tor Women 

Born 1910. Graduate of Posse-Nissen School of Physical Education, 
1929. Recreational Therapist at Taunton State Hospital, Taunton, Mass . 
1929-30. BS.. MSC. 1934. Instructor of Physical Education for 
Women, MSC, 1934-37. Director of Physical Education for Women, 
1937 — . Member of Delta Psi Kappa, Professional in Physical Educa- 
tion. University of Wisconsin Summer session, 1939. 


Instructor in Agricultural Engineering 

I.C.S., 1906. State Teachers Training Class, Sprmgfield Vocational 
College, 1914-15. Assistant Foreman and Millwright, Mt. Tom Sulfide 
Pulp Mill, 1915-16. Instructor in Agricultural Engineering, M.S.C., 
1916 — . Summer School Dramatics and Teacher Training, M.SC. 
1923-25. Counsellor at Camp Medomak Summers, 1928 — . Special 
Course, M.S.C., 1924-25. 



Professor of Hygiene and Student Health Officer 

Born 1898. M.D., University of Toronto, 1923. Private and Clinic 
Practice. Canadian Field Artillery, 1916-19. Professor of Hygiene and 
Student Health Officer, M.S.C., 1930—. Massachusetts Medical Society, 
American Medical Association. 


Instructor in Forestry 

Born 1912. University of New Hampshire, B.S., 1934. School of For- 
estry, Yale University, M.F., 1937. U. S. Forest Sei-vice, 1934-36. 
Instructor, School of Forestry, Yale University, 1937-39. Instructor, 
Massachusetts State College, 1939 — . Society of American Foresters, 
Ecological Societv of America, Botanical Society of America, Phi Sigma 
Phi Kappa Phi. Sigma Xi. 


Professor of Animal Husbandry, Head of the Department, and 

Head of the Division of Agriculture 

Born 1890. B.S., North Carolina State College, 1917. M.Agr , M S.C, 
1923. Farm Manager, 1910-12. Swine Specialist for State of Massachu- 
.=ptts, 1916-19. Professor of Animal Husbandry, M.S.C., 1919—. Phi 
Kappa Phi. 


Assistant Professor of Forestry 

Born 1888. B.S . New York State College of Forestry. 1913. M.F., 
1937. Assistant Professor, M.S.C., 1933—. Sigma Xi, Pi Kappa Alpha. 


Assistant Professor of Pomology 

Born 1895. B.S., M.S.C., 1919. Teacher of Agriculture in West Lebanon 
Academy, West Lebanon, Maine, 1920-22. Foreman of Pomology De- 
partment, M.S.C., 1923-26. Instructor in Pomology, M.S.C., 1926-35. 
Assistant Professor of Pomology, 1935 — . Theta Chi. 



Instructor in Physical Education 

Bom 1906. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1930. Instrument Man 
Metropolitan District Water Supply Commission, 1930-31. Instructor 
in Physical Education, M.S.C., 1931 — . Member American Society of 
Mechanical Engineers. 


Instructor in Floriculture ond Greenhouse Foreman 

Born 1896. B.S., M.S.C.. 1925. Nurseryman at A. N. Pierson, Inc.. 
Cromwell, Conn., 1925-26. Nurseryman Superintendent at the Rose 
Farm, White Plains, N. Y., 1926-28. Attended Summer School. M.A.C., 
1928. Instructor, 1928—. Served in France with 101st Infantry, 26th 
Division, 1917-19. Alpha Gamma Rho. 


Instructor of Agricultural Economics 

Bom 1915. B.S., University of Maine. 1937. MS, Cornell University, 1939. 
Assistant in Public Relations Department of Sheffield Farms Company, 
New York City, 1939. Instructor of Agricultural Economics at Massa- 
chusetts State College, 1940—. Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi. 


Professor of Poultry Husbandry 

Born 1888. B.S . M.S.C.. 1912. New York State School of Agriculture, 
Morrisville, N. Y., 1912-18. U. S. Army, 1917-18. Professor of Poultry 
Husbandry, M.S.C., 1921. Acting Director of New York State School 
of Agriculture, 1924-25. Professor of Poultry Husbandry, M.S.C., 
1925—. Phi Delta Kappa. Theta Chi. 


Director of Religion 

Bom 1913. B.A., William Jewell College. 1933. B.D., Andover Newton 
Theological School, 1938. Assistant Minister, First Congregational 
Church of Los Angeles, California, 1938-39. Accepted to faculty, 1939. 



Instructor in Entomology and Beekeeping 

Born 1908. Belchertown, Mass. B.S., M.S C, 1S31. Graduate Assistant 
at Cornell University, 1931-35. Assistant Exoeriment Station Ento- 
mologist, Mass. Agric. Experiment Station. Summers. 1930-34 As- 
sistant in Insect Morphology and Histology, Cornell University. 1931-34. 
Instructor in Economic Entomology. Cornell University, 1934-Jan., 
1935. Instructor in Entomology and Beekeeping, MS C 1935 — . Member 
of American Association of Economic Entomologists; Entomological 
Society of America, Ph.D., Cornell, 1936, Si^ma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi. 


Professor of Home Economics, Head of Division and Advisor of Women 

M.A., Columbia University; B.S., Columbia University; M.Ed., Mich- 
igan State Normal College. Instructor at Teachers College, Columbia 
University. Head, Household Sciences, James Milikin University. Pro- 
fessor of Home Economics, Head of Division, Massachusetts State 
College, 1919—. 


Assistant Professor in Business Law, Accounting, Public Speaking, Dramatics 

Born 1895. LL.B , (Cum Laude) Boston University, 1918. Bos'on 
University. 1919. Practiced Law, 1919-20. Instructor in Business Law, 
MSC. 1921— , A.B. Amherst College, 1924. Phi Delta Phi, Woolsack, 
Delta Sigma Rho, Adelphia. 


Professor of Olericulture and Head of Department 

B.A.A.. Ontario Agricultural College, Toronto University, 1922, Assist- 
ant Plant Hybridist at Ontario Agri-u'tuial College. 1919-21. Instructor 
in Vegetable Gardening, M.S.C., 1921-26. M.S., Michigan State College, 
1931. Assistant Professor of Vegetable Gardenmg, M.S.C., 1926-35. 
Professor of Olericulture and Head of Department, 1935 — . 


Bom 1896. B.S , Colorado State College, 1923. MS, Iowa State College, 
1925 Ph D, Massachusetts State College. 1930. Studied at University 
of Minnesota, 1925-27. U. S. Bureau of Entomology, 1923. Iowa Agri- 
cultural Experiment Station, 1924-25. Minnesota Agriculture Experi- 
ment Station, 1925-27. Wyoming Agriculture Station, 1927-29. Assist- 
ant Professor, Entomology and Ecology, 1930 — . Alpha Gamma Rho, 
Alpha Zeta, Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi. 



Assistant Professor ot Agricultural Engineering 

Born 1892. B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Iowa State College. As- 
sistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, M.S.C., 1929 — . 


Assistant Professor in Agronomy 

Born 1884. Winter School, M.A.C., 1904. Manager, Brooke Farm, 
Amherst, 1908-13. Manager, Fillmore Farm, Weston, Massachusetts, 
1913. Assistant in Agronomy, Winter School, M A.C., 1915-18. In- 
structor in Agronomy, M.A.C., 1918-36. Assistant Professor in Agron- 
omy, M.S.C., 1936—. 


Professor of Floriculture and Head of the Department 

Born 1890. B.S., M.SC, 1913. Graduate Work in Floriculture and 
Plant Breeding, Cornell University, 1913-14. Instructor in Floriculture, 
Cornell University, 1914-19. Associate Professor and Head of Depart- 
ment, M B.C., 1919-20. Processor of Floriculture and Head of the De- 
partment, MS.C, 1920- U. S Army, 1918. Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi 
Kappa Phi. Phi Alpha Xi, Adelphia. 


Assistant Professor of Hygiene for Women 

R.N., Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, 1925. A.B., Indiana University, 
1932, M.D., Indiana University, 1935. Asbury Hospital Minneapolis, 
1935-36. Belmont Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1936-37. Nu 
Sigma Phi Medical Fraternity. 


Instructor in Horticulture 

Born 1913. B.S., Massachusetts State College, 1935. Nursery and pri- 
vate estate work. Instructor in Horticulture, M S C, 1937 — . Adelphia. 



Professor of Wildlife Management, Department of Forestry 

Born 1894. B.S., Michigan State College, 1920. M.S., University of 
Michigan, 1933. PhD., University of Michigan, 1934. L. W. Watkins 
Farms, Manchester, Michigan, 1920-24. Instructor of Science in Arthur 
Hill High Schools, Saginaw, Michigan, 1924-31. Junior Instructor in 
Zoology, School of Forestry and Conservation, University of Michigan, 
1931-34. In charge of Wildlife Management, U. S. Forest Sei-vice, R. 9, 
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1934-36. Professor of Wildlife Management, 
MSC, 1936 — . Alpha Zeta, Seminar Botaricus, Phi Sigma, Phi Kappa 
Phi, Sigma Xi. 


Assistant Professor in Vegetable Gardening 

Born 1906. B.S., M.S.C., 1928. M.S., Pennsylvania State College, 1930. 
Graduate Assistant in Vegetable Gardening, Pennsylvania State College, 
1928-30, Instructor in Vegetable Gardening, M.S.C., 1930-36. Assist- 
ant Professor in Vegetable Gardening, 1936 — . Gamma Sigma Delta. 


Instructor in Languages and Literature 

Born 1910. A.B., Wesleyan University, 1934 
sity, 1935. University of Wisconsin 
1936-38. Accepted to faculty, 1938—. 

A.M., Wesleyan Univer- 
1935-36. Wesleyan University, 


Professor of Nature Education 

Bom 1881. BS., Harvard, 1908. AM., Harvard, 1907. Ph.D., Brown, 
1924. Marshall College, 1907-09. Salem Teachers College, 1910. Rhode 
Island College of Education, 1910-24. Syracuse University, 1924-27. 
Western Reserve University. 1927-37. M.S.C.. 1937—. Ranger Natural- 
ist, Yosemite, Glacier, and Crater Lake National Parks. 


Professor of Pomology, Head of Pomology Department and 

Head of the Division of Horticulture 

Born 1893. B S., Ohio State University, 1917. Ph.D.. Cornell University, 
1935. Extension Specialist in Pomology, M.S.C., 1917. Served in France 
with the 317th Field Signal Battalion, 1918-19. Assistant Extension 
Professor of Pomology, M S.C., 1919-21. Extension Professor of Pom- 
ology, M S.C, 1921-23. Professor of Pomology, M.S.C., 1923—. Cornell 
University, 1924, 1930-31. Head of the Division of Horticulture, 1931—. 
Head of the Department of Pomology, 1936—. Delta Theta Sigma. 
Phi Kappa Phi. 



Chief of Laboratory, Departmenf of Veterinary Science 

Bom 1901. D.V.M., Iowa State College, 1925. M.S., Virginia Poly- 
technic Institute, 1926. B.S., Iowa State College, 1928. PhD., Yale 
University, 1934. Sigma Xi. Animal Pathologist, California Fish and 
Game and William Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, 


Instructor in Poultry Husbandry and Superintendent of Poultry Plant 

Born 1898. Instructor, U. S. Veterans Bureau, Baltimore, Md., 1922-23. 
Superintendent of Poultry Plant, M.S.C., 1923-29. Instructor in Poul- 
try Husbandry, M.S.C.. 1929—. Member, Advisory Committee on Hik- 
ing, National Park Service, Department of the Interior. 



Assistant Professor of Biology 

Born 1909. B A., DePauw University, 1932. M.A., Harvard University, 
1933. Ph.D., Harvard University, 1936. Assistant Professor of Biology, 
M S.C, 1936—. Gamma Alpha, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa 


Instructor in Agronomy 

Born 1914. B.Sc, Massachusetts State College, 1936. Research Fellow 
in Agronomy, 1937. M.S.. Massachusetts State College, 1938. 



OUR PR0r5 






McDonald, Miss Gagnon, Kosakowski, Brown 

President, Stephen R. Kosakowski 

Vice-President, Samuel B. Brown 

Secretary, Jane C. Gagnon 

Treasurer, J. Leo McDonald 



Harold is known to us as "Bill. 
He is an unassuming lad with a 
sincere interest in Dairying. "Bill . 
discussing the producer- dealer situ- 
ation with Tom Smyth, was a 
familiar sight on our campus this 
past year. 

We sincerely hope that "Bill", who 
is a camera fan, can add to his col- 
lection of photos of Mt. Holyoke and 
our own campus, a close-up shot of 

Harry captured the esteem of the 
"Flori" class with his excellent 
floral arrangements. This yearbook 
also is enhanced through contribu- 
tions of his enviable artistic ability. 
The "Blue Streak" was Harry's 
means of transportation and he 
never left it at home. 

May early success be Harry's on 
the road of life. 

Paul's interest in greenhouse 
management will surely assure him 
success. He lived on the edge of 
the Amherst College campus this 
year, and we have wondered if he 
might have stayed in the classroom 
overnight; he was always the first 
one there in the morning. We all 
hope that Paul's friends and 
achievements accumulate as fast in 
the future as they have in the past 
two years. His cheery smile and 
willing spirit will be missed. Best 
of luck, Paul. 

Overalls are the customary garb 
of the An. Hus. man, but no farmer 
ever looked better in a tux than 
"Tommy." "Tom" is sincere and 
conscientious in all his undertakings, 
but when there's fun to be had he's 
right there to have it. His person- 
ality and disposition, which have 
won him many friends at Stock- 
bridge, will carry him far in the 
field of Animal Husbandry. 

Harold William Adams 

Northampton, Mass. 


Dairy Club, 1, 2 


Harry Lawrence Adriance 

Pelham, Mass. 


Hobby: Art 

Horticulture Show, 2; Outing Club, 

2; Shorthorn Board, 2; Floriculture 

Club, 2; Class Orator. 

Paul Mitchell Ankevitr 

Attleboro, Mass. 


Hobby: Music 

Horticulture Club, 1, 2; 4-H Club, 

1, 2: Glee Club, 2; Shorthorn 

Board, 2 

Leonard L. Atkins 

Arlington, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: The "Abbey" 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; 

Dramatics, 2; Menorah Club, 2; 

Outing Club, 1, 2 (canoeing and 

hiking Committee); Boxing, 1; 

Shorthorn Board, 2 


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Hugh Ernest Ball 

Auburn, Mass. 


Kolony Klub, 2; Dairy Club, 1, 2 

Hugh's energetic activity m the 
gym, especially at the punching 
bag, is an indication of his applica- 
tion to any line of endeavor he 
undertakes. His will to defeat any 
classroom problem, regardless of 
the time or difficulties involved, is 
an enviable virtue. 

With or without the breaks in life, 
Hugh will be a success. 

William Robert Ballentine 

Brockton. Mass. 

Hotel Stewarding 

Hobbies: Golf and Tennis 

Pandocios Club, 1, 2 — Secretary, 2; 

Intramural Basketball. 2; Baseball, 2 

Thomas Henry Bassett 

Weston, Mass. 

Dramatics, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; Hor- 
ticultural Show, 2; Pomology Club, 2; 
Shorthorn Board, 2 

Frank Robert Benson 

Stoughton, Mass. 

Wildlife Management 

Hobby: Wildlife Observation 

Horticulture Show, 1, 2; Outing 

Club, 1; Recreation Conference, 1, 2; 

Wildlife Club. 1; Cross Country, 1; 

Football, 2 


Men engaged in the hotel industry 
are reputedly well dressed, and 
"Bill" upholds this reputation ex- 
ceptionally well. His diplomatic 
and congenial ways should carry 
him far in the hotel business. 

Although some of us are in con- 
flict with his ideas of hotel adminis- 
tration, his reply to our criticism is, 
"Either I'm going to make a lot of 
money, or go broke fast." . . . may 
the former be correct. 

"Tom" is a well-known figure 
around campus, and his complexion 
is the envy of all the girls. "Milt" 
and he had a select rooming-house, 
with very interesting surroundings. 
As a debater "Tom" surely doesn't 
lack experience; he has the courage 
of his convictions and a voice for 
his opinions. 

Frank was a Wildlife Ma.ior and 
with his big rugged build he was 
certainly physically fit to tackle any 
problem or task which life in the 
great outdoors might present. He 
began his career at Stockbridge 
with the first Wildlife class in 1935, 
and returned this year to complete 
his course. Frank made friends 
easily and had many among the 
class of '40. 



Richard was an out-of-state lad 
and New York is the lucky claim- 
ant. "Bosco", a name that most of 
us know him by, surely thought that 
things were going to be tough on 
him up here at school, for he was 
here but a week and the police 
(Amherst) strongly objected to our 
New Yorkers riding his bicycle on 
Amherst sidewalks. His enthusiasm 
in collecting arrow heads is super- 
seded only by his interest in Horti- 
culture, liithusiasm leads to success. 

Richard John Joseph Benson 

Jamaica, New York 

Hobby: Collecting Indian Relics 
Horticultural Show, 2; Outing Club, 
2 — Publicity Staff, 2; Recreation 
Conference, 1; Horticulture Club, 1, 2 

We know that a smile is always 
better than a frown and Elinor has 
seemed to follow this policy. Elinor 
contributed to the success of the 
many clubs and activities in which 
she pai'ticipated, including the 
Stockbridge column in the Collegian. 

Elinor should go a long way, since 
she has had such a grand supply of 

Elinor G. Berkeley 

Newton Centre, Mass. 

Tri-Sig, 1, 2— Treasurer, 2; Flori- 
culture Club, 2— Sec.-Treas., 2; 
Dance Committees, 1; Horticulture 
Show, 2; Horticulture Club, 2; 

Shorthorn Board, 2; 

Collegian Board, 2 

Henry was known about the 
campus tor his good nature, sense 
of humor, and excellent character. 
Music and dancing were his favorite 
pastimes, and when the "Virginia 
Reel" was called, Henry was always 
the first in line. With his two years' 
training here, plus his past experi- 
ence as a farmer down in Halifax, 
we feel sure that Stockbridge School 
has graduated another student of 
which it may well be proud. 

Henry Martin Bosworth 

Halifax, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club. 1, 2 

Norman is one of the hard-work- 
ing, ambitious boys of the An. Hus. 
class. He spends a great deal of 
time down at the barns, either 
working or training his animals. He 
has not been out for sports, but he 
has shown us that he can play 
basketball by his performance in the 
intramurals. "NoiTn" likes to attend 
the barn dances, Grange meetings, 
and other social events. We feel 
sure he'll make a fine herdsman. 

Norman Leslie Bowman 

Westboro, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2 

4-H Club, 1, 2 



Harold Arnold Briesmaster 

East Northfield, Mass. 

Hotel Stewarding 
Hobby: Skiing 
Horticultural Show, 1; Outin'^ Club, 
1, 2; Pandocios Club, 1, 2; Kolony 
Klub, 1, 2; Recreation Conference. 2 

Percy Elliot Brown 

South Hanson, Mass. 


Hobby: Sports 

Pomology Club, 2; Horticulture 

Show, 2; Baseball, 2; Basketball, 2; 

Cross Country, 1, 2; Track, 1 

Robert Lovell Brown 

Braintree, Mass. 


Hobbies: Drums and Orchestras 

Band, 1; Christian Federation, 2: 

Dance Committee, 2; Dairy Club, 

1, 2; Shorthorn Board, 1; Class Day 



Samuel Bossett Brown 

Newton Centre, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Skiing and Horses 

Senior Class Vice-President; Animal 

Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Outing Club, 2 

Harold comes from the ski country 
of Northfield, and his participation 
in numerous campus activities al- 
lowed our country gentleman but 
little time for nonsense. 

Practical experience in hotel work 
did not stop with the termination 
of placement training, for Harold 
spent his spare time in assuring the 
Drake Hotel of better management. 

Whenever an argument was in 
session, no matter what the subject 
may have been, "Brownie" was sure 
to be in the midst of it. 

"Brovimie" showed his undying 
devotion to his girl "Ginny" by 
making the 128 mile trip many a 
week-end. His keen sense of humor 
and love for practical jokes have 
won him a host of friends. His 
scholastic record was very good, 
and we feel that he should succeed. 

Here's to you, "Brownie ", may 
your success be great — and don't eat 
too many cranberries. 

Well dressed Bob Brown, who 
drives about the campus in a V-8, 
has the distinction of being the only 
member of our class who carries a 
pilot's license. Bob is also an ex- 
cellent drummer, and has played 
with several top-notch orchestras. 
You know how to enjoy life. Bob, 
and more power to you. 

"Sam" Brown can well be called 
the "Beau Brummell" of the An. 
Hus. class. His ready wit gave the 
boys many a laugh, and it was just 
natural for him to be the "life of 
the party." "Sam", however, took 
his school work seriously, and leaves 
Stockbridge with a sound knowledge 
of Animal Husbandry. 



George should make one of our 
foremost poultry men, as he has the 
ability to think clearly and do things 
well. However, he was rapidly gain- 
ing fame as an actor, and should he 
ever change his mind about the 
poultry business, Broadway will be 
waiting for him. 

George Uberto Browning, Jr. 

Lincoln, Mass. 


Bat Club; Dramatics, 2; Outing 

Club; Poultry Club, 2; Program 

Committee, 1; Club President, 2 

Ambitious John was a popular 
man on campus, and he did much 
to make our school life more 
pleasant. In judging dairy producis 
for flavor, there was no one more 
competent than John. 

His literary representation of the 
school in the Collegian was very 
praiseworthy, as was his brand of 
hockey. John's ability plus his 
versatility will prove valuable assets 
to him in the field of Dairy 

John Joseph Burke 

Medford, Mass. 

Dairy Club, 1, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2— 
Executive Council; Student Relig- 
ious Council; Cheerleader; Stock- 
bridge Column of Collegian; 
Hockey, 1, 2 

"Carb" is one of those conscien- 
tious fellows, who takes his work 
seriously. His skill and exactness 
with ruler and pencU were often 
demonstrated in the classroom. The 
nursery business has cast a beckon- 
ing finder toward him, and we 
expect him to respond admirably. 
"Carb's" training and experience in 
draftmanship will stand him in good 
stead in his chosen vocation. 

Clarence Thomas Corbary 

Maynard, Mass. 


Hobby: Model Airplanes 

Horticulture Club, 1, 2; Horticulture 

Show, 2; Varsity Boxing, Winter 

Carnival Exhibition Bout, 1939 

"Al" was the Johnny Weissmuller 
of Stockbridge, and much of his 
spare time was spent in the pool. 
His green Ford coupe was a familiar 
sight on the campus, and "Al" was 
always generous in giving rides to 
his fellow classmates. He is con- 
scientious and ambitious, and leaves 
us with our best wishes for luck 
and success. 

Albert Cembalisty 

Northfield, Mass. 


Hobby: Swimming 

Horticultural Show, 2; Horticulture 

Club, 2 — Secretary, 2; Recreation 

Conference, 1; Baseball, 2 



Roland Charles Clement 

Fall River, Mass. 

Hobby; Bird study 
Outing Club, 1; Recreation Confer- 
ence, 1; Class Historian 


Lauren A. Ciough 


Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Architectural Drawing 
Bat Club, 2; Animal Husbandry 
Club, 1, 2; Christian Federation, 2; 

Dramatics, 2; Outing Club, 1, 2 

Charles H. Coates 

Lynn. Mass. 

Bat Club— President; Horticultural 
Show, 2; Outing Club, 2; 
Recreation Conference, 2 

Frank MacForlan Collingwood 

Greenfield, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Riding 

Animal Husbandry Club, 2; Dance 

Committee, 2; 
Intramural Baseball, 2; Football, 1 

"Clem," to wildlifers was a leader. 
Having acquired an excellent back- 
ground in conservation, especially 
in bird life, by his work with the 
Audubon Society and other organi- 
zations, he was able to settle many 
of the problems and the disputes 
that arose in class. 

His placement training was spent 
on a stream survey in the Berkshires 
but the marshes around Fall River 
will always remain his favorite 

We feel that his ability to get 
along with people and his qualities 
of leadership will make him a great 

"Bunny" is the young chap who 
amazed us during our freshman year 
by the zest, determination, and 
thoroughness with which he per- 
formed his assignments. Last year 
one might have thought him to be 
an integral part of the library, so 
often did one find him there; but 
this year, in some mysterious 
manner, the hills of Greenfield 
caught his fancy. Bunny's aptitude 
for facetious remarks has brought 
him the distinction of being the 
wittiest of the An. Hus. class. 

"Chuck", famous for his yodeling 
and tall stories, is the fortunate 
possessor of a sense of humor which 
should carry him through any man's 
war. Charles spent his placement 
at Wrentham Wildlife Refuge, where 
he not only did a good job, but met 
the girl to-be, he hopes! So, we 
hope he finds a niche in the State's 
wildlife refuges in order that he 
may be done with "theory" and get 
down to "practical" business. 

Frank is a man of few words, but 
when his acquaintance is made he 
is a real friend. He proved his 
ability as a horseman by the ex- 
cellent job he did in training his 
"Abigail" for the Little International. 
Frank has ambition and determina- 
tion, and Greenfield can boast of 
another good An, Hus. man. 



A "Chevy" rolls about campus 
daily, loaded with An. Hus. men. 
John is the driver who gently but 
firmly eases the wheel a bit this 
way and that to avoid collisions. 

Holsteins are John's favorite breed 
and we hope some day to see him 
the proud possessor of a fine herd 
of "black and whites." 

John Connor 


Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 

Newman Club, 1, 2 



"Dick" is the "Wonder Boy" of 
our class. Very active in all school 
activities, he proved to be a big man 
on the campus. His athletic ability 
is amazing and most creditable. We 
shall never forget Dick on the foot- 
ball field or basketball court. His 
quick wit and winning ways make 
him popular with everyone, and we 
shall never forget the hit he made 
as "queen" of the "Hobo Winter 
Carnival Dance." We owe genuine 
respect to "Hurricane" for his many 
varied and remarkable achievements. 
If anyone ever deserved a place in 
Stockbridge's "Hall of Fame," 
Richard does. 

"Dave" is a neat, sincere and am- 
bitious dairyman. His placement 
training left nothing to be desired, 
and his employer insists that he 
return after being graduated. His 
knowledge of military affairs seems 
to be unlimited. 

We are sure he will achieve great 
heights in the dairy industry. 

"Easy-going" is the adjective that 
fits "Dave's" character. He likes 
nothing better than to sit up half 
the night thinking up fish stories to 
tell his classmates. 

Warren started from scratch, but 
has learned a lot about the art of 
fruit growing and he says if he 
becomes successful it will be because 
he always does a little more than he 
is supposed to. 



Richard Leo Corfield 

Worcester, Mass. 

Shorthorn Board, Business Manager; 
Dairy Club, 1, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2; 
Ring Committee. 2; Varsity Basket- 
ball, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2— Co-Captain, 
2; Baseball, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma, 
1, 2 — Treasurer, 2 

Harold Francis Davis, Jr. 

Reading, Mass. 


Alpha Tau Gamma, 1, 2 — Secretary, 

2; Athletic Board — Secretary 2; 

Shorthorn Board — Assistant Business 

Manager, 2; Hockey, 1, 2 

Warren F. Davis 

Waban, Mass. 

Horticulture Show, 2; Pomology 
Club, 2; Recreation Conference, 1 
Varsity Football, 1, 2; Hockey, 2 
Track, 1; Intramural Baseball, 2 
BasketbaU, 1, 2; 
Collegian Reporter, 1, 2 



Karl Ernest DeVine 

Ferrisburg, Vermont 

Animal Husbandry 
Hobbies: Stamps and Knots 
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2 — 
Secretary 2; Dance Committees, 1, 2; 
4-H Club, 1, 2; Outing Club, 1, 2— 
Vice-President, 2; Ring Committee, 
2; Cross Country, 1, 2 — Captain, 2: 
Track, 1, 2; Little International Com- 
mittee, 2; Baseball, 2; Alpha Tau 
Gamma, 1, 2 

William DeWitt 

Granby, Mass. 


Poultry Club, 1, 2 

Gordon Dimock 

Oxford, Mass. 


Dramatics, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; 

Dairy Club, 1, 2 

Russell George Eastman 

Lowell, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2 

"Andy", one of the most popular 
men on campus, is well liked by all. 
He may be recognized by his cheery 
"on the ball" and his broad smile. 
It is hard to believe that twenty-four 
hours a day give him time enough 
for all his activities. With his am- 
bition and good common sense 
"Andy" should make a first-class 
dairyman, and we expect to hear 
more about Vermont Guernseys in 
the future. 

"Bill," one of our worthy com- 
mutors, divides his time between his 
poultry farm and his studies. "Bill's" 
Ford seemed to act favorably for a 
time, but we wonder what happened 
to it after the winter of '39. We are 
sure that with all of his practical 
experience and ingenuity, "Bill" will 

Gordon started with the class of 
'39 and after working a year came 
back and finished with the boys of 
'40. Gordon distinguished himself 
as an actor with some very good 
performances to his credit in our 
Stockbridge plays. Although he did 
not participate in sports, he was a 
staunch supporter of the school 
athletic teams. 

Gordon is the type of fellow who 
will work hard to achieve his goal 
and we all wish him the best of 

"Mike" is a gentleman, a scholar 
and a pal of everyone, especially 
one. He has a little head start on 
some of the other An. Husers, as he 
already has a herd of his own 
started. "Mike's" motto was, "Work 
when you work and play when you 
play", and he seemed to follow it 
quite consistently. Have the courage 
of your convictions, "Mike," and 
stick with your Ayrshires. 



Did you say there was anything 
to be done? Well, "Dot" was there 
before one could say "Jack Robin- 
son". "Dot" majored in Flori, but 
her heart was back home with her 
prize winning Holsteins that won 
her the Grand National Champion 
Holstein award. "Dot's" pleasing 
personality has won the high esteem 
of all with whom she came in 

Loads of luck, "Dot," in whatever 
course you may undertake. 

"Norm's" favorite pastime was 
dancing, and very few of the social 
events on the school calendar went 
by without his being in attendance. 
"Norm" showed sheep and hogs in 
the Little International and gave a 
very good account of himself. We 
can think of no better ending than 
a "Dot." 

"Bob" is known for his ability to 
get along with the fairer sex. One 
wonders how he manages to get 
good marks with the little studying 
that he does; however, we are sure 
that he will be a success in the 
poultry field. Bob lets nothing 
worry him, and if anything is 
brewing, you will find him in the 
middle of it. He is never happier 
than when he is springing a trick 
on a fellow classmate. 

There's a very big heart in this 
small muscular fellow. Those who 
have been privileged to know him 
can testify to this fact. A heart to 
go on, irrespective of obstacles both 
petty and great will pave "Shorty" 
a golden road. His willingness to 
cooperate has led us to regard him 

1^ H^ 

Dorothy C. Eger 

Holyoke, Mass. 

Dance Committees, 1, 2; Dramatics, 
2; Tri-Sig, 1, 2; Floriculture Club, 2; 
4-H Club, 1, 2; Glee Club, 2; Short- 
horn Board, 2; Horticulture Club, 1, 
2; Social Chairman of Tri-Sig, 2; 
Collegian Staff, 2 

Norman Stuart Ekiund 

Dracut, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 2 

Robert Fairbanks 

Springfield, Vermont 


Poultry Club — Publicity Committee, 

1, 2; Bat Club— "Vice-President, 2 

Charles Edward Frissell 

Dudley, Mass. 

Hobby: Nature Study 
Christian Federation, 2; Dance Com- 
mittee, 2; 4-H Club, 1; Horticultural 
Show. 2; Recreation Conference, 2; 
Horticulture Club, 1, 2— Vice-Pres- 
ident 2; Class Picnic ChaiiTnan; 
Baseball, 2; Track, 1, 2; Intramural 
Basketball, 1, 2 


Jane Caroline Gagnon 

Westhampton, Mass. 

Horticulture Show, 2; Dance Com- 
mittee, 2; Tri-Sig, 1, 2— President, 2; 
Class Secretary, 2; Student Council, 
2 — Secretary-Treasurer 

Jane's extra-curricular activities 
were varied and numerous. So busy 
was she with her club work that 
she was familiarly known as, 
"Respectfully Submitted." With her 
pleasant personality and sunny dis- 
position she was welcome at all 
gatherings or meetings held on 
campus. We hope that Jane's future 
will be as enjoyable as her two 
years here at Stockbridge. 

Robert Clarence Gamache 




Hobby; Sports 
Glee Club, 2; Newman Club 
bridge Representative, 1, 2 
horn Board, 2; Intramural Baseball, 
2; Basketball, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma, 
1, 2; Varsity Football, 1, 2— Co- 
captain, 2; Track, 1, 2; Student 
Council, 2; Horticulture Club, 2; 
Horticulture Show, 2; 4-H Club, 2 

John Wilbur Graham 

Kensington, Conn. 

Floriculture Club, 2 — President; 
Horticulture Show, 2; Assistant Edi- 
tor Shorthorn Board, 2; Horticulture 
Club, 2; Christian Federation, 1 

Edward Joseph Hamelin 

Whitman, Mass. 

Poultry Club, 2; Intramural Basket- 
ball, 1 

m •^ 

"Bob's" prowess on the football 
gridiron was exceeded only by his 
effort to give his whole-hearted 
support to his Hort. colleagues. The 
dream of so many Hort. majors, to 
have a self-owned nursery, has 
played quite a part in influencing 
"Bob's"' career and with his deter- 
mination we know that he will come 
through with flying colors. 

May _ the best of luck be yours 
"feller", for you well deserve every 
bit of it. 

"Prexy" from Kensington, is a 
self-styled Connecticut Yankee. It 
was a surpirse when he shed his 
retiring attitude to become the able 
leader of an influential group of 
floriculturists. It was he who re- 
newed the existence of the Floricul- 
ture Club. 

Smooth sailing and good luck 

"Ed" is a quiet, amiable fellow, 
who never seems to have a care 
in the world. He is a hard worker, 
alaways tends to "business", and 
seems destined to become a success- 
ful poultrjonan. "Always help a 
friend in need," seems to be Ed- 
die's motto. Dances have no appeal 
to Ed; and as for girls, they're just 
out of his line — as yet! His pet 
hobby is bantam raising. The best 
of luck to you, Ed! 



"Joe" is one of the strong, hand- 
some, silent type and is often seen 
walking across the campus with a 
look of deep meditation in his eyes. 

He is a fine, industrious Horticul- 
tural student, and as can be seen by 
his grades, one who is fully inter- 
ested and satisfied with his chosen 
field of endeavor. 

We sincerely wish him the success 
that he deserves. 

George, a dapper fellow with a 
winning smile, was one of our com- 
muting classmates from Hadley. Be- 
ing a past master in the art of square 
dancing, "Gramp" delights in a real 
old-fashioned "hoe-down." A 

staunch supporter of the Jersey 
breed, and a dairyman of no mean 
calibre. George will go a long way 
as a dairy farmer. The best of luck 
to you, George; we know you will 
make a name for yourself in the 
field of agriculture. 

Whenever you run across a gath- 
ering of girls discussing a certain 
dark and handsome lad. you may 
be sure it is Ralph who has them 
all agog. However, we don't think 
that the interest of the fair sex will 
slow up his drive toward success. 
We are inclined to think it will act 
as a stimulant. A grand sport, al- 
ways willing to lend a hand, you 
deserve all the luck there is, Ralph. 

Frank wasted but little time at 
school, and every job he did, he did 
well. In spite of his full schedule 
and active participation in extra- 
curricular activities, his scholastic 
standing was among the highest. 

Dependable Frank did a swell job 
as house manager at A. T. G. Suc- 
cess seems assured for Frank. 

Joseph Hilbert Hanson 

Wobum, Mass. 

Horticulture Show, 1; Intramural 
Basketball, 1; Alpha Tau Gamma, 1, 2 

George Chester Hibbard 

North Hadley. Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 
Hobby: Basketball and Riding 
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; 4-H 
Club, 1; Shorthorn Board, 2; Basket- 
ball, 2; Cross Country, 1; Hockey, 1 

Ralph Charles Himmelreich 

Granby, Mass. 


Poultry Club. 2 

Frank L. Howard 

Natick. Mass. 

Dance Committees, 1, 2; Floriculture 
Club, 2; Newman Club, 2; Recreation 
Conference, 1; Alpha Tau Gamma, 
1, 2 — House Manager, 2; Horticulture 
Club. 1, 2; Football, 1, 2; Basketball, 
2— Manager; Track, 1, 2; Intramural 
Basketball, 1, 2; Baseball, 2; 
Class Day Chairman 


Samuel Lawrence Howard 

Kinderhook, New York 

Student Council, 1, 2 — President, 2 
Alpha Tau Gamma, 1 — Historian, 2 
Director of Alpha Tau Gamma, Inc. 
2; Freshmen handbook chairman, 2 
Deerfield Football Rally chairman, 2 
Stockbridge News Correspondent, 2 
Christian Federation, 2; Freshmen 
Dance Committee, 1; Student Coun- 
cil Dance Committee; Horticulture 
Show, 2; Recreation Conference, 1, 2; 
Ring Committee, 1, 2— Chairman, 2 

Allan Norman Hugelman 

Andover, Conn. 

Animal Husbandry 
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Base- 
ball 2; Basketball, 1, Intramural, 2 

Watson Mills Hurlburt 

Holyoke, Mass. 


Floriculture Club, 2; Horticulture 

Show, 2; Horticulture Club, 2 


Alphonse Joseph Jockowski 

Hatfield, Mass. 


Hobbies: Photography, Nature Stud^- 


Recreation Conference. 1, 2 


"Sam" has all the fine character- 
istics of a good leader and organizer. 
Along with these qualities, he has 
been gifted with good judgment, 
sound thinking, and a strong person- 
ality. As President of the Student 
Council, he proved beyond a doubt 
that he was the right man for the 
,[ob. "Sam" will long be remembered 
lor his many achievements; among 
these was the founding of the Pom- 
ology Club. 

Allan is one of the most studious 
and capable fellows in the class. He 
can converse freely on almost any 
subject, and his ability to remember 
facts and figures has been demon- 
strated many times in class. His 
ambition is to purchase a farm of 
his ovim and to build up a herd of 
purebred cattle. With the ability 
you have shown here at Stock- 
bridge, Allan, we know your success 
is a sure thing. 

"Watty" is a charter member of 
the 8:05 a.m. and Commuters' Club. 
He is one man on campus who can 
boast of a host of friends, and no 
enemies. Although never boisterous 
he has a ready wit, and applies it 
when needed. Watson, with his pipe, 
felt hat, and briefcase could well be 
called the class genius. 

"Jim" was deemed the class' 
mathematician. His fine background 
in the physical sciences was an ad- 
vantage in the study of Forestry. 

"Jimmy" got the coveted Mount 
Toby Demonstration Forest job for 
Placement Training and proved 
himself very competent. 

A native of "The Valley", he is 
a good farmer and a fine student. 
We hope that his desire to continue 
his education in a few years will be 
realized, for he is a very promising 
conservation worker. 


We seldom hear Ellen speak, but 
the old saying, "Actions speak louder 
than words", is perhaps the best 
description one can give of her. She 
is a sincere friend and a splendid 

Ellen's "Jalopy Jitney Service" 
will always be remembered by the 
girls, especially the changing of a 
flat tire between Northampton and 

Her ability as a student is equalled 
only by her determination to grow 
superior vegetables. 

"Ben", to us, is an easy-going, 
good-hearted Cape Codder. He never 
let class- work interfere with his foot- 
ball, which he played hard and w^ell; 
but after the season was over, he 
buckled down conscientiously to his 

Ben did his placement work on a 
Vermont pheasant farm, among hills 
he came to admire. His dream of 
heaven however is still a little placs 
nestled in the Cape Cod pines, and 
we hope he'll find work there to 
make it possible for him to realize 
these dreams. We envy him those 
lazy hours spent at his camp among 
the dunes of Sandy Neck. 

Paul, the real student of the class, 
is bound to succeed if he keeps 
taking advantage of all the oppor- 
tunities that come his way. Paul 
has a fine voice, as all of us know 
who have followed his Glee Club 
career. With his ability to make 
friends, who can stop him from 
becoming a well-known hotel man-* 

Keep looking for those missing 
cases, Paul. 

"Pearly" is a quiet type of fellow 
and is very popular among his class- 
mates. He possesses unusual artistic 
ability as can be evidenced by his 
contributions to this book. A large 
part of his spare time is spent in 
the woods and fields making 
sketches and drawings of the sur- 
rounding country. "Pearly" leaves 
Stockbridge with the best wishes 
of the faculty and student body. 

Wm «*^ 

Ellen Alice Jarkko 

Fitchburg, Mass. 

■Vegetable Gardening 

Dramatics, 2; 4-H Club, 1, 2; 

Glee Club, 2; Horticulture Show, 2; 

Outing Club, 1; Shorthorn Board, 

Assistant Statistical Editor, 2; 

Tri-Sig, 1, 2 

Edward Francis Johnson 

West Barnstable, Mass. 


Alpha Tau Gamma, 1, 2; 4-H Club, 

1, 2; Horticulture Show, 2; 

■Varsity Football, 1, 2 

Paul Anthony Kalacznik 

Taunton, Mass. 

Hotel Stewarding 

Hobby: Reading biographies 

Horticulture Show, 2; Newman Club; 

Religious Council, 2; Pandocios Club, 

1, 2 — Librarian, 1 — Treasurer, 2; 

Recreation Conference, 1, 2; Cross 

Country, 1; M. S. C. Men's Glee 

Club, 1, 2; State Operetta 1940, 

"Francesco" in "The Gondoliers" 

Pearl Pease Keyes, Jr. 

West Pelham. Mass. 


Dramatics, 2; Horticulture Show, 2; 

Shorthorn Board, 2; Art Club, 2; 

Horticulture Club, 1, 2 



Edward George Konieczny 

Hadley, Mass. 

Vegetable Gardening 

4-H Club, 1, 2; Horticulture Show, 

2; Shorthorn Board, 2; Intramural 

Baseball, 2; Varsity Basketball, 1, 2; 

Football, 1, 2 

Stephen Raymond Kosakowski 

Amherst, Mass. 

Hobby: Tennis 
Dance Committees — Co-Chairman 
Freshman Reception; Chairman of 
Student Council Dance, 2; Horticul- 
ture Show, 2; Stockbridge Hort. 
Representative Chairman; Newman 
Club, 1, 2; Recreation Conference, 
1; Horticulture Club, 1, 2— President, 
2; Collegian Reporter, 2; President 
of Senior Class: Baseball. 2: Basket- 
ball, 1; Football. 1, 2: Hockey, 2 
L-amba Chi Alpha 

William John Kulish 

Gardner, Mass. 


Hobbies: Outdoor Recreation, 

Hunting and Fishing 

Horticulture Show, 2; Outing Club. 

1, 2; Recreation Conference, 1, 2 

William Neal Lambert, Jr. 

Amherst. Mass. 

Hotel Stewarding 
Recreation Conference, 1, 2; Winter 
Carnival Committee, 2; Pandocios 
Club, 1, 2— President, 2; Football, 1; 
Outing Club, 2; M. S. C. Ski Team- 
Coach, 2 



"Ed" was one of the boys from 
the "Valley", and came to Stock- 
bridge to study Veg. Gardening. He 
was one of our most versatile class- 
mates, and was active in all forms of 
sport. Along with "Ed's" ability as 
an athlete, he was also a very cap- 
able photographer, and many of the 
shots in this book are the results 
of his work. 

"Steve" is an active participant in 
practically all of our school activities. 
He is serious, hard working, and 
has plenty of that good old, "do or 
die" spirit. His football and hockey 
lend concrete evidence to the above 
statements. His magnetic personality 
and ready wit were qualities that 
made school life under his leader- 
ship most harmonious. 


"Bill" was a hard worker, a 
natural born athlete, and easily one 
of the best woodsmen we, who have 
been in God's country, have ever 

"Bill" spent his placement in the 
Berkshires, working on a stream 
survey for the Massachusetts Divi- 
sion of Fisheries and Game. 

His ambition is to become a Con- 
servation officer. Massachusetts 
needs more capable, cool-headed 
men such as "Bill" to conserve its 
natural resources. We hope he gets 
the job soon, particularly for the 
sake of the girl who's waiting for 

"Bill" is outstanding as a steward 
and as a skier. When the snow 
comes King Winter isn't the only 
one occupying a throne, for our 
"Butch" is right in his glory, too. 
This former instructor at Hans 
Thorner's Swiss Ski School repre- 
sented us very ably on the Winter 
Carnival Committee. We shall re- 
member "Bill" as an excellent skier, 
a thorough student, and a good 



"Toi" will be remembered as one 
of the most friendly, courteous, and 
keen men in our class. He is known 
by all of us as "The Finn", a name 
of which he is very proud. Before 
coming to Stockbridge "Toi" had an 
extensive background in the practi- 
cal side of Animal Husbandry. Now, 
with the technical knowledge ac- 
quired here, we feel sure that "The 
Finn" will soon gain a prominent 
place in agriculture. 

"Tony's" liking for an argument 
makes us sorry that we didn't 
organize a debating society for his 
benefit. Maybe in later years one 
will be formed in his memory. 

"Tony" had a short football 
career at Stockbridge, for one day 
he turned out to be the "little man 
who wasn't there." 

His mature judgment and thorough 
knowledge of poultry should assure 
him of real accomplishment. 

Brad's sincerity, as far as the 
Dairy industry is concerned, could 
never be doubted. He was always 
in a cheerful mood and was quick 
to respond to a joke. As captain of 
hockey he led our team to many a 
smashing victory. "When he wasn't 
distinguishing himself on the ice, he 
could be found at Flint Lab., kidding 
with "Jim." 

"Gee, I hope it snows," was 
Duane's familiar cry throughout the 
winter, for with each snowfall "Len" 
would make his way up into the 
hills of Templeton to run the town 
snowplow. A cyclist of the old 
school, his bike was always present. 
A good voice and he wasn't afraid 
to use it; we hope to hear big things 
from you. 

Toivo William Lamsa 

Fitchburg, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobbies: Horses, Sports 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Short- 
horn Board; Baseball, 2 

Anthony Andrew LaRosa 

South Hadley, Mass. 

Poultry Club, 1, 2; Intramural Bas- 
ketball, 2 

Bradford S. Leach 

Stoneham, Mass. 


Dairy Club, 1, 2; Hockey, 1, 2— 

Captain, 2; Intramural Baseball, 2; 

Winter Carnival Committee 

Duone Rhuben Leonard 

Templeton, Mass. 


Horticulture Show, 2; Outing Club; 

Horticulture Club, 1, 2 


Samuel Harris Lotto 

Roxbury, Mass. 

Dairy Club, 1, 2; Menorah Club, 1,2 

Robert Joseph Macklin 

Cambridge, Mass. 

Hobby: Swimming 
Dance Committee, 2; Horticulture 
Show, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2; Foot- 
ball, 1, 2; Track, 1; Intramural 
Basketball, 1, 2; Kolony Klub, 1, 2— 
President, 2; Catalogue Committee, 
2; Ba.seball, 2; Floriculture Club, 2; 
Student Council, 2; Chairman, Class 

Adolph Anthony Malinoski 

Amherst, Mass. 


Football, 1, 2; Intramural Basketball, 

1, 2; Basketball, 2; Dairy Club. 1, 2; 

Newman Club, 2 

Everett Lewis Moynard 

Holden, Mass. 


Hobby; Hunting 

A. T. G.; Christian Federation, 1, 2; 

Horticulture Show, 2; Recreation 

Conference, 1, 2 

"Sam's" agricultural background 
has been far from neglected, for he 
attended an "aggie" high school, and 
has also had much actual experience. 
Although many of his classmates 
thought that he owned a poultry 
farm, we know that dairying is 
"Sam's" true line of endeavor. 

He always provided plenty of 
work for Professor Tague's squads 
at good old "aggie engines". Sam 
has a keen sense of humor and is 
always willing to work. 

"Bob" was loyal to Stockbridge 
through and through. He proved 
this by his attendance at, and par- 
ticipation in, almost all extra- 
curricular activities. President of the 
Kolony Klub, he carried out all of 
his many duties and responsibilties 
to the letter, and maintained the 
friendship and respect of every 
member with his likable and radiant 
personality. "Bob" excelled in ath- 
letics just as we know he will excel 
in the greater competition of life. 

"Mai" is one member of the class 
that undoubtedly started the new 
year, 1940, right — he got married. 

"Mai" doesn't have to worry about 
getting a job when he graduates; 
because of his excellent placement 
work his employer has asked him 
to come back. His pleasing ways 
and willingness to work will long 
be remembered by us at Stockbridge. 

"Ev" or "Cy", as the gang call 
him, is tall, dark and e-r-r-r hand- 

A good student while with us, 
Everett hopes to continue his edu- 
cation by going to Connecticut or 
Michigan University. We're pulling 
for him — for we realize that this 
country needs not only more but 
better trained wildlife workers. 

Everett spent his Placement 
Training on a game refuge in 
Goshen and Hawley. He is ever 
buUding up for himself a host of 
friends in sporting circles. 


The ice cream world is about to 
receive a most valuable addition in 
the person of "Jack" Messier. As a 
result of an inquiring nature and 
abUity to absorb knowledge, Jack's 
potentialities are great. 

He missed but few social events, 
and we are sure he will not miss any 
opportunities to make the ice cream 
business better. 

Coming from Middlefield, the well- 
known Milking Shorthorn country, 
"Gordie" is naturally interested in 
this fine breed. Although he was 
very conscientious about his studies, 
he often found time to get down to 
South Amherst on Wednesday even- 
ings to attend the good old square 
dances. With his extensive back- 
ground in agriculture, plus his tech- 
nical knowledge acquired here, we 
feel that Gordon's success as a 
breeder and showman can be well 

John is a very quiet, unassuming 
lad who comes to Stockbridge from 
Dorchester, Mass. Although not an 
athlete, he was always cheering on 
the sidelines. Studies occupied most 
of his time as was evidenced by his 
marks. John says he's not bashful, 
he just hasn't time for girls. Con- 
servatism, cheerfulness, and con- 
scientiousness were his predominant 

"Great men, little noise make, and 
I make none at all." Wayne's 
cheerfulness, generosity, and help- 
ful spirit should serve him as well 
in the future as they have in the 
past. Musically inclined, you may 
find him trumpeting or singing his 
way through the "College of Hard 
Knocks" as his horse ranch grows 
in fame. A man "to ride the river 

John Messier 

New Bedford, Mass. 


Dairy Club, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2; 

Intramural Baseball, 2 

Gordon Paul Miller 

Middlefield, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2 

Intramural Basketball, 2; 4-H Club, 

1; Baseball, 2 

John William Morris 

Dorchester, Mass. 


Hobby: Traveling 

Dairy Club. 1, 2 

Wayne Hall Morse 

Fiskdale, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Horseback Riding 

Animal Husbandry Club, 2; Baseball, 

2; Hockey, 1 



Michel A. Morvant, Jr. 

Greenfield, Mass. 


Hobby; Sports 

Winter Carnival Committee, 1, 2; 

Alpha Tau Gamma; Dairy Club, 

1, 2; Dance Committee, 1; Outing 

Club, 2; Shorthorn Board, 1 


J. Leo McDonald 

South Boston, 

Animal Husbandry 
Hobby; Teasing 
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Glee 
Club, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2; Short- 
horn Board, 2— Sports Editor, 2; 
Baseball, 2; Intramural Basketball, 
2; Football, 1, 2; Track 2; 
Senior Class Treasurer 


Donald McTernan 


Hobby; Sailing and Basketball 
Bat Club, 1, 2; Poultry Club, 1, 2 

John Daniel Neville 

Wobum, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 
Shorthorn Board— Editor in Chief; 
Dance Committee, 2; Animal Hus- 
bandry Club, 1, 2; Newman Club, 
1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 


The expression, "Ah, snow at 
last," accompanied by a loud cheer 
and a lusty stroke on the back is 
an introduction fitting to high- 
spirited "Mike." Our able class- 
mate just wouldn't be defeated, as 
was shown by his achievements at 
the Winter Carnivals. We sincerely 
hope, for "Mike's" sake, that the 
Connecticut Valley will each year 
be blessed with an abundance of 

From present indications we 
should "hear" much from Mike as 
a prominent figure in the Dairy 

When it comes to sports, "Mac" 
is very versatile. No matter which 
sport he chooses, he always gives 
a good account of himself. This 
can be attested to by his excellent 
performance in the backfield of 
our football team. However, "Mac's" 
versatility doesn't stop here, for with 
the fair sex he is equally adept. An 
excellent placement record, scienti- 
fic knowledge acquired here, and a 
capacity to do things well will make 
"Mac" a proficient herdsman. 

"Mac" is a genius for arranging 
and budgeting his time so that he 
can do what he wants, when he 
wants to. He spends much of this 
budgeted time traveling to Chelms- 
ford, we are sure that it's not just 
to buy ginger ale. 

"Johnnie" will always be remem- 
bered as the gentleman and scholar 
of the Animal Husbandry Class. 
Vitally interested in the welfare of 
his class, he has filled many an im- 
portant position during his stay at 
S. S. A. 

As Editor-in-Chief of the Short- 
horn, conscientious John possessed 
that knack of getting work done and 
done efficiently. John has the 
respect and admiration of the class, 
and he will continue to have the 
respect and admiration of all with 
whom he comes in contact. 



If a medal were to be awarded to 
the member of the An. Hus. class 
who strove most valiantly to be the 
Premier Showman in the Little In- 
ternational, "Newt" would be the 
most logical selection. "Newt" came 
here with a definite purpose in mind: 
to obtain a thorough understanding 
of the science of agriculture. We 
are convinced that he has achieved 
his aspiration, for he has all the 
qualifications of a reliable herdsman. 

"Nick", who hails from the Cape, 
started his career at Stockbridge as 
a Dairy Major, but changed over to 
Animal Husbandry. He spent his 
placement training in Vermont and 
now his ambition is to own a farm 
and build up a hei-d of his own. 
"Nick" will be remembered for his 
sincerity and generosity, as he was 
always willing to lend a hand 
whenever one was needed. 

"Johnny", with his understanding 
of animals and his interest in bac- 
teriology, has the qualifications of 
making a good veterinarian, a pro- 
fession for which he has often 
seriously considered studying. He 
is congenial in his relationships with 
others, and always looks at the 
bright side of life. 

"Art" is one of our most versatile 
members. Among his favorite pas- 
times are bowling and art. He has 
displayed in his room an art gallery 
proving his ability as an artist. He 
is one of the originators of the Bat 
Club, and is also a conscientious 
worker in the Wesley Foundation 
group. Success, "Art," in anything 
you may undertake! 

Gordon Barrett Newton 

Athol, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 
Hobbies: Bowling and Riding 
Animal Husbandi-y Club, 1, 2; Bas- 
ketball, 1; Football, 1; Hockey, 1, 2 

Richard Charles Nickerson 

Orleans, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Boats 

Animal Husbandry Club, 2 

John Henry O'Hearn 

Quincy, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Riding 

Animal Husbandry Club. 2: Alpha 

Tau Gamma 

Arthur Alexander Ormo 

Sharon, Mass. 


Hobby: Art 

Bat Club, 1, 2; Floriculture Club, 2; 

Horticulture Club, 2; Shorthorn 

Board, 2; Track, 1; Horticulture 

Show, 2 


Willard M. PoHon 

North Amherst, Mass. 

Vegetable Gardening 

Hobby: Sports 

4-H Club, 1, 2; Outing Club, 1; 

Varsity Basketball, 1; Cross Country, 

2; Hockey, 2; Baseball, 2 

Bill is one who hates to miss any 
activities on Campus, especially 
those in sports. He is a friend of 
everyone, especially a certain "Miss" 
in a neighboring town. He does 
not talk excessively, but is always 

He does his work carefully and 
thoroughly. This, along with his 
experience and liking for vegetable 
gardening, will surely help him to 

Walter Allen Pease 

Ludlow, Mass. 


Hockey; Horticulture Show, 2 

"Walt" is the strong, silent type, 
and the possessor of a captivating 
smile. He has made many friends 
on the campus among both students 
and instructors. Outside of Horti- 
culture, "Walt's" chief interest was 
in hockey, and he was a veritable 
encyclopedia on current hockey 
news. Ludlow made a fine contri- 
bution to Stockbridge. 

George John Pellettiere, Jr. 

Worcester, Mass. 


Dairy Club, 2 

^'W» A 

David Alfred Perham 

Bolton, Mass. 

Hobbies: Entomology, Photography 
Alpha Tau Gamma; Horticultural 
Show, 2; Pomology Club, 2 

"Pel," in his business suit, was 
perhaps the quietest member of our 
class. He possessed a dry humor 
that often helped to brighten a dull 
discussion. During his freshman 
year, "Pel" burned up the road to 
Worcester every week-end, but this 
year he joined the order of H. M. M. 
(Happily Married Men) and reduced 
his traveling expenses. Without 
George's V-8 we would have been 
plenty late for many of those late 
afternoon classes. May all "Pel's" 
desires for the future be realized. 

"Tinker" was the boy in the 
"Pom" class who could always fix 
any little gadget that was out of 
kilter. Although quiet in the class- 
room, when called upon to recite, he 
usually hit "the nail on the head." 

As far as we know, a week end in 
Amherst is an experience "Dave" 
has never known. All around good 
fellowship and sincerity are char- 
acteristics personified by "Dave." 


Alan is one of the more reserved 
members of our class, but held in 
high esteem by both faculty and 
students. He was a member of our 
cross country and winter track 
teams during his freshman and sen- 
ior years, and he always maintained 
a high scholastic standing. As a 
landscape gardener he should surely 
make the grade. 

"King", the boy from Penn., with 
his quick wit and good humor has 
brightened many a dreary day. From 
his experiences in the West he has 
acquired a great love for both horses 
and cattle. 

His only regret in life is that there 
is not enough information on his 
beloved breed. The Brown Swiss. 

Good luck, "King", and when 
your herd is established may they 
always breed ti'ue to type. 


Alan Russell Pollock 

Franklin, Mass. 

Horticulture Show, 1; Outing Club, 

1; Track 1 

Cole Britten Price, Jr. 

Scranton, Pennsylvania 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Horses 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Dairy 

Club, 1; Glee Club, 1; Reporter for 

Collegian; Alpha Tau Gamma 

"Ev" always rated "tops" in his 
class, and his record was indeed 
enviable. Practical joking seemed 
to be one of his hobbies. 

Everett enjoys fine music and 
makes his contribution by playing 
in the band. 

We are sure that with his ex- 
cellent ability and winning person- 
ality, "Ev" will go a long way in 
the field of Horticulture. 

Everett Jones Raynes 

Chestnut Hill. Mass. 


Hobby: Music 

Band, 1, 2; Horticulture Show, 2; 

Horticulture Club, 1. 2: Varsity 

Hockey, 2; Stosag 

A bike during the fall, and a Ford 
during the winter — that's the way 
"Howie" believes in traveling to and 
from class. Last year we were 
without "Howie's" cheery disposi- 
tion and sharp wit for he came to 
Stockbridge as a member of the 
senior class. We hope he will con- 
tinue, for a long time to come, on 
his joyous "ride" through life. 

Howard Reid 

North Attleboro, Mj 

Poultry Husbandry 
4-H Club, 2; Outing Club, 2; 
Poultry Club, 2 


Eugene Edward Reilly, Jr. 

Worcester, Mass. 

Dairy Club, 1, 2— President, 2; New- 
man Club, 1, 2; Kolony Klub, 2— 
House Manager; Shorthorn Board — 
Statistical Editor; Freshman Recep- 
tion Dance, 2 — Chairman; Football, 
1, 2; Intramural Basketball and 
Baseball, 2; General Chairman of 
Commencement Committee 

Richard Coughlin Richards 

Greenwich, Conn. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Horseback Riding 

Animal Husbandry Club, 2 

Louis Herbert Riedl 

Worcester, Mass. 

Student Council, 1, 2 — Vice-Presi- 
dent; Alpha Tau Gamma, 1, 2 — Vice- 
President, 2; Chairman of Senior 
Reception Dance, 2; Shorthorn 
Board, 2 — Literary Editor; Newman 
Club, 1, 2; Dairy Club, 1, 2 

Eugene Salamandra 

Meriden, Conn. 

Animal Husbandry 

Hobby: Stamps 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; 4-H 

Club, 1, 2; Outing Club, 1, 2; Cross 

Country, 2; Track, 1, 2 

A "regular fella" is the best way 
to describe "Gene". He has the 
ability to take an active part in 
social activities, and still rank at 
the top when the marks came out. 

This athletically inclined fellow, 
with his pleasant smile and his 
willingness to help the other fellow, 
has made himself an outstanding 
member of the class. For outside 
activities, "Gene" seems to favor 
mountain climbing. 

"Dick" was always a good sport, 
and his experiences within the range 
i)f his old Model A were wide and 

He did a good job in his classes 
and always had a ready argument 
for the Prof. 

With "Dick's" good nature, sense 
of humor, and ability he should 
.show those Booneville and Steuben 
farmers a thing or two. 

"Lou" is the "Jimmy Walker" 
type. He is well-dressed, a song 
writer, and apt to be a little tardy 
at times. His personality is best 
expressed in his cheerful, contagious 
smile. He is senior member of the 
"Worcester Three", and he is usually 
responsible for their glee. 

Lyrical Lou has been a key-man 
at Stockbridge and w^ith a little 
plugging in the right direction — well, 
who knows? 

"Hi, ya, fella," is the cheery greet- 
ing everyone on campus receives 
from Eugene and this is one of the 
things for which he will long be 
remembered. "Sally" was active in 
the various clubs on campus and 
possessed a cooperative spirit which 
made him welcome at any gathering 
or meeting. 



Fred Sargent, a loyal Vermonter. 
is the intellectual leader of the 
hotel class. His ability to trace down 
errors in accounting problems has 
earned for him the name of "Super 
Sleuth." When the dramatics call 
came, Fred answered, and his cast- 
ing was usually that of a villain. 

One of the more conservative 
members of the hotel group, he is 
well-liked and respected by his 
fellow students. 

It was a common sight on the 
campus to see "Ed" pumping his 
bicycle from work to his eight 
o'clock class. 

"Ed" always had the right com- 
bination of work and play to make 
him popular with his classmates. He 
was a very conscientious worker 
who will make a place for himself 
in the world. Keep going "Ed", 
we're all behind you. 

"There's no place like Thompson- 
ville." Smyth, who insists that the 
farmer is the martyr of the New 
Deal, is one of the most popular 
fellows in K. K. Ihis well dressed, 
proud young farmer invokes the 
admiration and envy of the Dairy 
class with his good taste and styls. 

With "T-ville's" practical exper- 
ience and ever- increasing interest in 
dairying we are sure that he will 
do much to make Thompsonville 

"Bill," a fun-loving and good 
natured chap, shows by his accom- 
plishment in track and hockey that 
he is an untiring sports enthusiast. 

He holds an outstanding record in 
his ability to judge vegetables and 
fruits and is always able to give 
information on potato growing. 

"Bill," may success be yours in 
anything you may pursue. 

'■mr ^- 

Frederic Day Sargent 

Brownsville, Vermont 

Hotel Stewarding 
Dramatics, 2; Christian Federation, 
1, 2; Wesley Foundation, 1, 2; 
Pandocios Club, 1, 2; Recreation 
Conference, 1, 2; Shorthorn Board, 
2; Horticulture Club, 2; 
Glee Club, 1, 2 

Edward William Siegal 

Dorchester. Mass. 


Dairy Club, 1, 2; Menorah Club, 1, 2; 

Cross Country, 1, 2; Track, 1, 2; Bat 

Club, 2— President, 2 

Thomas Richard Smyth 

Thompsonville, Conn. 


Dairy Club, 1, 2; Kolony Klub, 2— 

Treasurer; Boxing, 1; 

Newman Club, 1, 2 

William Orr Spear 

Feeding Hills, Mass. 

Vegetable Gardening 
Hobby: Sports 
Christian Federation, 1, 2; Horticul- 
ture Club, 2: 4-H Club, 1; Horticul- 
ture Show, 2; Baseball, 2; Cross 
Country, 1. 2; Hockey, 2; Track, 1, 2 


Carl William Sprague 

Westboro, Mass. 


M.S.C. Band, 1, 2; M.S.C. Orchestra, 

2; Poultry Club, 1, 2; Intramural 

Basketball, 2; Football, 1, 2 

Determination and persistency are 
appropriate adjectives describing our 
cornet player from the poultry sec- 
tion. Although he is small of 
stature, his contributions to our 
school have been considerable, as 
evidenced by his activities in sports 
and musical programs. We often 
wondered if it was Carl's interest in 
poultry that prompted his homeward 
journey every week-end. 

Alice 0. M. Stone 

Roslindale, Mass. 


Hobbies: Hiking and Dogs 

Dramatics, 2; Floriculture Club, 2; 

Horticulture Show, 2; Outing Club, 

1, 2; Poultry Club, 1; Shorthorn 

Board, 2; Tri-Sig 

Alice, although one of the quieter 
Flori. majors, displayed one of the 
best wits in the class, together with 
refreshing sincerity and a fault of 
seeing that even the most minute 
detail was thoroughly attended to. 
With her perseverance and initiative 
she will certainly get that flower 
shop of her dreams. 

Timothy Cornelius Sullivan 

Brockton, Mass. 

Ornamental Horticulture 
Kolony Klub, 1, 2; Dance Committee, 
2; Horticulture Show, 2; Horticultur2 
Club, 1, 2; Newman Club, 2; Foot- 
ball, 1; Class Day Marshal; Cap and 
Gown Committee, Chairman; Intra- 
mural Basketball, 1, 2 

Daniel Hiscock Taft 

Mendon, Mass. 


Kolony Klub, 1, 2; Pomology Club, 

2 — Secretary; Intramural 

Basketball,, 1, 2 

"Sully," with his unruly blonde 
hair, is one of the most likable 
fellows in the class. His willingness 
to cooperate and the quiet manner 
in which he does cooperate, makes, 
"the man behind the scene" a fitting 
phrase to describe him. A catastrophe 
was close at hand the day "Tim" 
was almost lost in the mountain 
laurel on Mt. Tobey. 

With a definite liking and a 
thorough knowledge of horticulture, 
his chosen field, what can one expect 
but a prosperous realization of his 

"Dan" is the "educated boy" of 
the Pomology class. His outstanding 
work has kept him at the head of 
his class for two years. 

A great believer in the Kolony 
Klub, Dan took part in all activities 
with the same zest that he put into 
his classwork. 

We who know him well, feel he 
will go a long way as a fruit grower. 
Good luck, "Dan"! 


"Dick's" background was broaden- 
ed by his previous attendance at 
Ohio State University. He brought 
to Stockbridge the latest Esquire 
styles plus a swell Oldsmobile coupe. 
Another member of the H. M. M. 
Dick took residence in Northampton, 
and became one of its more solid 
citizens. Dick goes into the world 
with the best wishes of all his 

"Jim" is a handsome lad with 
plenty of good Irish humor. This 
curly-haired, easy-going classmate 
received a wealth of practical ex- 
perience at Teehan's Dairy in 
Springfield. He has all the qualifi- 
cations of a "Good Will" man, and 
there was hardly an event at school 
that didn't have Jim on the refresh- 
ment committee. Those of us who 
know Jim will vouch for the fact 
that he is a prince of good fellows. 

"Larry" is the type of fellow who 
believes that any job worth doing, 
is worth doing well. "Larry's" fine 
work as manager of the football 
team helped to prove this. As Pres- 
ident of A, T. G., "Larry" did much 
to promote good will. His winning 
smUe and dry humor balanced his 
more serious side. We know that 
he will continue in life as a leader 
in his chosen profession. 

"Milt," one of our most gay and 
dashing fellows, majored in Hort. 
He was the lad who worked hi.s 
placement term out at Wellesley 
College and came back with rather 
definite ideas regarding the species 
that clustered about that campu.s. 
Although "Milt" possessed a Ford, 
which lacked plugs to make it run. 
he seemed to get around quite a 
good deal by using a smile and a 
scoop of pep. 

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Richard F. Toft 

Newport, Rhode Island 


Dairy Club, 1, 2 

James Patrick Teehan 

Springfield, Mass 


Dairy Club, 1, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2 

Kolony Klub, 2— House Marshal 

Football, 1; Intramural Baseball, 2 

Basketball, 2 

Lawrence Leonard Tierney 

Cambridge, Mass. 

Alpha Tau Gamma — President; 
Dance Committees, 1; Horticulture 
Show, 2; Pomology Club, 2 — Vice- 
President; Poultry Club, 1; Fresh- 
man Class Treasurer; Handbook 
Committee; Intramural Basketball, 2; 
FootbaU, 1, i. 

Milton Townsend Theall 

Weston, Mass. 

Hobby: Skiing 
Recreation Conference. 1; Entomol- 
ogy, 1; Horticulture Club, 1, 2; 
Cross Country, 1, 2; Track, 1, 2; 


Everett A. True 

Salisbury, Mass. 

Horticulture Show, 2; Floriculture 
Club, 2; Football, 1, 2; Bat Club, 1, 2 

Barbara Marie Turnquist 

Maiden, Mass. 

4-H Club, 1, 2; Glee Club, 2; Horti- 
culture Show, 2; Outing Club, 1; 
Shorthorn Board, 2; Tri-Sig, 1, 2 

Paul Carter Vinson 

Winchendon, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2— 

Treasurer, 2; Intramural 

Basketball, 2 

"Bud" is one of those unpredict- 
able fellows who are always coming 
up with the unexpected, such as 
that famous seventy-five cent swim. 

On the football field he proved to 
have what it takes; his spirit and 
courage won the admiration of all 
those with whom he played. We are 
sure he will be a credit to the Flori. 

Speed, in walking, talking and 
working seem to be one of Barbara's 
chief assets. This enviable quality, 
combined with her easy going, jovial 
personality, should make her future 
both profitable and pleasant. We 
sincerely wish her success in all 
her undertakings. 

Here is a man who will hold up 
his end in any argument on any 
subject. He is an authority on 
agriculture and specializes in Hol- 
stein cows. "Vinni" is noted for his 
ambition and integrity. He demon- 
strated his ability as a showman, by 
winning the Premier Showmanship 
contest in the Little International. 

John Robert Walker 

Oxford, Mass. 

Ornamental Horticulture 
Hobby: Beekeeping 
Dramatics, 1, 2; Glee Club, 1; Horti- 
culture Show, 2; Outing Club, 2; 
Horticulture Club, 2 

"Johnny" joined us at the begin- 
ning of our senior year, and he soon 
proved that he belonged in our class. 
Whatever his luck, he was always 
cheerful. Just a mite of a lad, but 
with a whale of a heart, his cheer- 
fulness makes him most welcome 
wherever he goes. Beekeening is 
"Johnnie's" hobby, and he is very 
much interested in certain kinds of 
honey. Good luck, "Johnny." 



"Stan" will best be remembered 
for his athletic prowess. His natural 
ability on the football field and 
basketball court, coupled with his 
fine example of sportsmanship, con- 
tributed largely to the success of 
our teams. In his senior year the 
basketball team rewarded him with 
the captaincy. 

An excellent student — he should 
go far. 

"Dick" is noted for having the 
courage of his convictions, and there 
are few of us who support our 
opinions as strongly as he does. He 
has the ability to hold many friends, 
and a friendship with him is a 
genuine one. With "Dick's" business 
acumen, plus his training here at 
Stockbridge, we know he will attain 
that degree of success of which he 
has shown himself to be deserving. 

"Charlie," a faithful, hard worker 
and a great sport, loves to spend his 
leisure hours exploring the wide 
open spaces. 

He will never forget those 
picturesque hills of Goshen and 
Hawley on the wildlife areas where 
he spent his Placement Training last 

Never would we have arrived on 
time for class had it not been for 
Charlie's faithful car. 

All indications show that he will 
find the work he loves on some 
good widllife refuge. 

"Rusty" is the personification of 
"sincerity of purpose." Last year 
his cheery smile might have been 
seen on the neighboring campus, but 
this year he has spent his time 
greeting guests at the Drake Hotel. 
The manner in which "Rusty" 
carried his full schedule of school 
and work shows us that his interest 
in getting ahead is more than a 
passing fancy. Some hotel is going 
to be exceedingly fortunate to 
announce him as a member of its 

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Stanley Edwin Waskiewicz 

Amherst, Mass. 


Dairy Club, 1, 2: 4-H Club, 1, 2; 

Newman Club, 2; Basketball, 2— 

Captain; Football, 1 

Richard Whidden 

Maiden, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; 
Poultry Club, 2; Intramural Basket- 
ball, 1, 2; Collegian Staff, 1; 

Charles Henry Winslow 

Newton Highlands. Mass. 

Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing 
Christian Federation, 1, 2: Horticul- 
ture Show, 2; Recreation 
Conference, 1, 2 

Russell Dutton Worcester 

Hollis, New Hampshire 

Hotel Stewarding 

Hobby: Dancing 
Pandocios Club, 1, 2; Recreation 
Conference, 1, 2; Kolony Klub, 1, 2 



Ernest J. Zevitas 

Roxbury, Mass. 


Hobby: Sketching 

Horticulture Show, 2; Outing Club, 

2; Shorthorn Board, 2; Horticulture 

Club, 2; Floriculture Club, 2 

Coming to S. S. A. as a senior, 
"Ernie" has absorbed a great deal 
of knowledge during his one year 
of study. A conscientious, quick- 
thinking fellow, he finds much en- 
joyment in a hot discussion concern- 
ing trees and their care. Making 
tree surgery his business, he entered 
this field in the spring. With such 
initiative, there is no doubt about 
his being successful in his vocation. 

Rebecca Sheidon Dickie 

Pittsfield, Mass. 


Horticulture Club, 1, 2 — Secretary, 2; 

Horticulture Show, 2— 1st Prize 


Look for a black and white 
velocipede and you would surely see 
"Becky," one of the girls from 
"Harmony Hall." "Becky" never 
forgot to bring her good nature 
along with her. If anyone was asked 
how she rated, the reply was sure 
to be, "A swell sport." 

May good luck be yours, and may 
you with your ambition and brilliant 
mind enjoy the same success in the 
field of Horticulture as you have 
found here at Stockbridge. 

David Joseph Molinari 

Wallingford, Conn. 


Hobby: Wild Life 

Poultry Club, 1, 2 

"Dave" unfortunately was obliged 
to leave school prematurely on 
account of illness. However, "Dave" 
we sincerely hope that you will be 
able to return next year and 
complete your course in Poultry 
Husbandry. Your classmates of 
1940 wish you all the luck in the 



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First row: Raynes, Howard, Neville, Clement 
Second row: Hurlburt, Hugelman, Jackowski 


For the fourth year, the editors of 
the Shorthorn are pleased to pay 
tribute to those students of the grad- 
uating class who, by virtue of their 
outstanding scholastic records have 
won for themselves places on the scroll 
of our honorary scholastic society, 

The members of the class of 1940 
who have won this distinction are: 

Roland C. Clement, 

Samuel L. Howard, 

Allan N. Hugelman, 

Animal Husbandry 
Watson M. Hurlburt, 

Alphonse J. Jackowski, 

John D. Neville, 

Animal Husbandry 
Everett J. Raynes, 


Stosag is a contraction taken from 
the name, Stockbridge School of Agri- 
culture, and the society was founded 
in 1937 at the suggestion of Professor 
Miner J. Markuson. Its purpose is the 
recognition of high scholastic merit, 
and the following standards guide the 
selection of its members: 

An average of 85 or better for the 
first three semesters with no mark 
below 70 is required. Placement 
training grades shall be used to 
guide the Faculty Advisory Com- 
mittee in making selections, but shall 
not be included in averages submit- 
ted. There shall be no dues and no 
future organization of members of 
this society. 

The award is an engraved certificate 
signed by the President of the College 
and the Director of Short Courses. 



First row: Neville, Newton, Professors Thayer, Ensminger, and Foley, McDonald, Eklund 

Second row: O'Heam, Whidden, Connor, Bowman, Vinson, Hibbard, Clough 
Third row: Nickerson, Atkins, Hugelman, Richards, Price, Salamandra 
Fourth row: Collingwood, Lamsa, Brown, Bosworth, Morse, Miller 

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First row: Brown, Leach, Smyth, Lotto, Morvant, Adams 

Second row: Ball, Siegal, Messier, Morris, Burke, Teehan, Corfield, Reilly, Pellettiere, 

Third row: Waskiewicz, Taft, Dimock, Professor Lindquist 



First row: Hurlburt, Eger, Gagnon, Berkeley, Stone 

Second row: True, Adriance, Howard, Macklin, Ormo, Graham, Ankevitz 


First row: Frissell, Benson, Dickie, Sullivan, Kosakowski, Zevitas 

Second row: Hanson. Leonard, Theall, Pollock, Pease, Walker, Cembalisty 

Third row: Raynes, Gamache, Keyes 



First row: Lambert, Worcester 

Second row: Briesmaster, Sargent, Ballentine, Kalacznik 


First row: Perham, Brown, Turnquist, Davis, Tierney 
Second row: Taft, Howard, Bassett 




First row: DeWitt, McTernan, Sprague, Himmelreich 

Second row: Browning, Hamelin, Fairbanks 


First row: Patton. Spear. Jarkko, Konieczny 



First row: Kulish, Coates, Johnson, Clement, Jackowski 
Second row: Maynard, Winslow, Benson 


'Tis indeed an ill wind that blows no 
good. The tremendous task of salvag- 
ing New England's hurricane timber 
brought new and interesting problems. 
We students had the opportunity to 
study logging operations, scale timber, 
and otherwise gain unusual insight into 
a very interesting phase of forestry 
activity. Foremost among these unex- 
pected opportunities was our associa- 
tion with Professor Robert P. Holds- 
worth, head of the Department of 
Forestry, who though always a good 
friend of the Wildlife classes, won the 
very particular appreciation of our 
class for his warm-hearted teaching 
and counsel. 

In March the Freshmen class played 
a major role in the erection of a very 
successful 30 x 30 foot scale model of 
a planned community at the Recrea- 
tional Conference exhibit. 

Placement Training was less diversi- 
fied than usual, but just as interesting 
and valuable to us. Alphonse Jack- 
owski was assigned to the coveted 
Mount Toby Forest job, Roland Clem- 
ent and William Kulish spent the 
summer in Berkshire County on a 
stream survey, while Charles Coates 
went to the Wrentham Game Refuge 

and Everett Maynard and Charles 
Winslow spent their summer on an- 
other refuge in Goshen. Edward 
Johnson went to a Vermont game 
farm, and Donald Peterson suffered an 
untimely illness which unfortunately 
precluded his doing placement work. 

Fresh from the field, the class re- 
united in October to tackle the final 
year's studies with renewed energy. 
Besides several sciences, the first sem- 
ester included individual projects in 
Life Husbandry studies, and during the 
final semester each student was as- 
signed a problem in field research. The 
selection showed a wide range of in- 
terests, including as it did mice, foxes, 
crows, pheasants, rabbits, grouse, den 
studies, and data analysis. 

The class set up an exhibit on wild- 
life food plants at the Horticultural 
Show in November and won many 
compliments on its educational value. 
The class of '41 gave valuable assist- 

Seminars were held at intervals at 
which time experts discussed wildlife 
topics. The climax in this series v/as 
a discussion of Ruffed Grouse problems 
led by Professor Ralph T. King of New 
York State. 


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Curran, Douglas, Watt, Jones 

President, Vernon G. Jones 

Vice-President, William J. Curran 

Secretary, Julia L. Douglas 

Treasurer, Dorothy M. Watt 




First row: Miller, Parker, McCarthy, Baldwin, Johnson, Holopainen, Kneeland 
Second row: Holland, Patton, Cromwell, Vanderhoop, Smith, Allessio, Murphy 
Third row: Mattison, Marsh, Townsley, Clapp, Earl, Olson 
Fourth row: Stockwell, Whidden, Valentine, Henderson, Merriam, Hazen 


First row: Drapeau, Campbell, Todd, Dorchester, Therrien 
Second row: Smiarowski, Caroto, Nicholson, Levine, Lyman 
Third row: Kelley, Jenson, Spivack, Scarborough 
Fourth row: Gizienski, Fleury, McCarthy, Minor, Mooney 



First row: Contenta, Weir, Meister, Figuerdo, Douglas, Watt, Rumgay, Norton, Ryan 
Second row: Macdonald, Stobbart, Waaramaa, Gushee, Bruun, Stentiford, Herring, Tvelia, 

Third row: Gray, Barton, Watts, Hilliard, West, Flower, Baer, Marcinowski 


First row: Hodgen, Ware, Spidi, Abbey, Anderson, Conrad, Szafir, 

Second row. Chapin, Stone, Baksay, Sperandio, Sokol, Hutchinson, Jones, Golden, Kemp, 

Cook, Hall, Neuman 
Third row: Mattson, Kerr, Scott, Wood, Greene, Clark, Donnellan, Banas, Ogonis 




First row: Doggett, Keblinski, Floyd, Cahill, Ferriter, Rogowski 
Second row: Stearns, Curran, Ray, Hall, Flagg, Vallett 
Third row: Abbott, Greene, Mooney, Smith, Verbeck 


First row: Gilmore, Marshall, Nickerson, Grace 
Second row: Libby, Emmert, Rowse, Potter 




First row: Roleau, Spooner, Witt, Roberts, Hardy, Tanner, Glanville 
Second row: Patton Merry, Heath, McFarlan, Johnson 
Third row: Fassett, Spafford, Cadigan, Sorli, Szewczak 

Zetterberg, Holzman, Ingham, Bemben 




First row: Brown, Fortune, Dolan, Bak, Butterworth, Bryan 
Second row: Leonard, Boyce, Bemotas, Koenig, Hill, Reinap 



"Sunny spots of greenery." 

— Coleridge 


"One good day redeems a year." 

— Thaxter 


"We know what we are. but know 
not what we rnay he." 

— Shakespeare 


"The duty of labor is written on a 
a man's body; in the stout muscles 
of the arm, and the delicate 
machinery of the hands." 

— Parker 


"To make three guineas do the 
work of five." 

— Burns 


"They also serve who only stand 
and ivait." 


GLEE CLUB . . . 

"Little dew-drops of celestial 

— Carlyle 


"It is the flash which appears, the 
thunder bolt u-ill follou-." 

— Voltaire 


"Men must )-ead for amusement as 
well as for kiiou'ledge." 

— H. W. Beecher 


"Her step is music, and her voice 
is a song." 

— Shakespeare 

"These woi'ds ai'e razors to my 
wounded heart." 

— Shakespeare 


"Though this be madness, yet there 
is method in it." 

— Shakespeare 

E. J. Zevitas, '40. 



In getting an education, whether 
for one reason or another, you decide 
to get vocational training such as 
Stockbridge offers, or a more rounded 
background in State, much the same 
formula applies. Interest and enthu- 
siasm, diligent application, and plain 
hard work; these are the requisites. Of 
course, I know as well as you that you 
can get a diploma or a degree without 
any of these, but I also know that you 
won't be getting an education! Too 
many people fail to differentiate. 

What is an education? Each of us 
will perhaps have a very different 
answer to that, but a fair attempt at 
definition might be, (1) from the vo- 
cational aspect, it is the acquisition of 
mastery over certain techniques and 
principles necessary to the pursuit of 
whatever occupation you have decided 
upon as your life work; (2) from the 
more fundamental and broader aspect, 
it is, as Dr. Torrey has told those who 
would listen, "the ability to respond to 
a progressively subtler scale of values". 
The first will help you make a decent 
living, the second will help you lead a 
happier life. I'm convinced that both 
are necessary, though too many people 
have divorced them in the face of econ- 
omic exigency and the materialism of 
our times. 

As Stockbridge students, I believe 
you have the edge over your State 
colleagues in knowing more tangibly 
what you want; hence, you are better 
able to direct your energies to good 
purpose. Your Placement Training is 
intended to bolster this certitude by 
giving you real experience in your 
chosen field and, it is hoped, an idea 
of your limitations, in order that, upon 
returning for your second year of 
work, you may have a keener interest 
and a fuller appreciation of the oppor- 
tunities before you. 

It should, too, make you realize that 
your training is rather cursory and 
that, in order to progress, you will find 
it necessary to continue studying 
throughout life. There are times when 
knowing what you don't know, is quite 
as important as confidence in what you 

do know. A clear conception of his 
limitations has saved many a man from 

There is among us, however, a too- 
prevalent belief in the existence of 
magic formulas to obviate hard work 
in learning. We've all sought for them, 
but those of us who are realistic have 
learned that there is no short cut, that 
there is no "royal road to learning." 
Application is the only certain key. 

Another thing that dogs the Stock- 
bridge student is a seeming distrust of 
words and books. So many foolishly 
believe that specific and technical words 
are "theoretical" and have no place in 
a '"practical" man's vocabulary, failing 
to realize that each and every word 
was intended to convey a meaning, 
often but subtly different from that of 
another word, but nevertheless dis- 
tinct. The man who can use words, 
wields powerful tools! 

The State student has a better 
chance to wean himself of this common 
bugbear because he is required to 
learn the proper use of words and to 
read good literature, like it or not! To 
you, as a vocational student, is left 
the task of acquiring your cultural 
education after leaving college. This 
should be an exciting life-long quest, 
and certainly not half so difficult as 
some people seem to think, because 
nowadays the best books, the best 
music, and the finest art, are all avail- 
able to every man! 

Let us hope your experience will 
soon cause you to realize that no one 
is going to give you your education, 
but that, conversely, you'll have to 
struggle for it against a system built 
upon childish conventions, more or less 
necessary because the entrance re- 
quirements don't weed out the unfit, 
too many outside activities, and the 
distractions of less interested class- 

Finally, having worked long enough, 
you'll suddenly realize that success, be 
it scholastic or of any other type has 
no secret, but a formula: Hard Work! 

—Roland C. Clement '40 






More than a few words of praise 
should be given to Coach Lorin E. 
("Red") Ball for his fine work with 
the Stockbridge athletic teams. 

Year after year "Red" finds the 
same situation facing him, namely that 
of greeting but a small group of candi- 
dates for the various teams which he 
coaches. Most of the men are so in- 
experienced that it is hard to convert 
them into good players. 

Other difficulties encountered are 
short practice sessions and the frequent 
necessity of practicing with only part 
of the squads present, many of the 

players being affected by outside work. 
In spite of these hindrances, he puts 
his shoulder to the wheel and some- 
how manages to build good teams with 
the material he has. 

"Red's" personality stands out above 
all his other fine characteristics. His 
kind words and winning smile have 
won for him many friends. Condemn- 
ing unsportsmanlike conduct, both on 
and off the field, he has won the 
respect of every boy who has played 
under him. He has great spirit and 
his teams catch his spirit from him. 
May he long continue to build teams 
with that winning spirit. 




The Stockbridge School athletic program 
compares favorably with that of any of our 
leading preparatory schools. Teams are 
maintained in football, basketball, cross 
country, hockey, and winter track. All stu- 
dents are urged to participate, and with the 
exception of basketball, no squads are cut. 
Medical examination is required for all can- 
didates in any sport. 

An average of about 50 men, or approx- 
imately one-fifth of the student body, partic- 
ipate in football. Three teams are maintained, 
all of which play outside games, so that every 
member of the squad has an opportunity to 
compete against outside competition. With 
the idea of giving the boys the educational 
advantages of travel, one long trip is taken 
every year. At the present time, home and 
home games are played with the New York 
School of Agriculture on Long Island. Last 
fall this enabled our squad to see the World's 
Fair, an opportunity which many would not 
have otherwise had. In 1941, home and home 
games will be started with the Vermont 
Junior College at Montpelier, Vermont. The 
highlight of the football schedule is always 
the final game with Deerfield Academy at 
Deerfield. This game has been played since 
1924 and is the one fame that has come to 
be looked upon as a fixture on our schedule. 
A half-holiday is declared by Director Ver- 
beck, and a large majority of the student 
body journeys to Deerfield to cheer the team, 
and to meet with the Deerfield students at a 
reception which Headmaster Frank Boyden 
of the Academy always holds following the 
game. This get-together of the students and 
teams is characteristic of the friendly feeling 
which exists between these schools. At the 
Stockbridge School football banquet this fall, 
it was a pleasure to entertain the captain of 
the Deerfield team, as well as a faculty rep- 

Cross country has been an outstanding 
sport the past few years, while hockey al- 
though handicapped by weather conditions. 

is a favorite sport with many, and we had an 
exceptionally fine team this winter. 

Owing to lack of facilities, it is necessary to 
cut the basketball squad from the 30-40 men 
who ordinarily report, to a group of 12-15, 
for varsity competition. The remainder play 
in an intramural league so that all men who 
wish to play basketball are given as much 
opportunity as our limited space permits. In 
basketball, our teams play the best ooposition 
in this section. This winter. Bay Path, which 
was undefeated in its regular season, and 
which lost out to Long Island University by 
a 38-36 score at the Saratoga Springs Tour- 
nament, was played on our floor and trailed 
the Stockbridge team 15-12 at the end of the 
first half. The undefeated Monson Academy 
team was also on our schedule. 

Due to the fact that only one class is rep- 
resented in the spring and to the lunited time 
available, no representative baseball team is 
maintained. Instead an intramural program 
is organized. The class is divided into four 
major groups and a baseball league schedule 
is run off, and an indoor and outdoor track 
meet are held. The winning group is awarded 
the Spring Athletic Trophy. About 40-50 men 
usually participate in this spring program. At 
commencement a representative Stockbridge 
baseball team is picked to battle the Alumni 
and a hard fought game usually results. 

During the fall, our physical education pro- 
gram of badminton, volley ball, archery, golf, 
soft ball, touch football and swimming pro- 
vide instruction and recreation for those men 
not participating in the major sports. 

Stockbridge School is also justly proud of 
the sportsmanshin which is maintained by its 
various teams. Our squads are welcomed on 
the campuses of our preparatory school rivals 
and are well known for their hard, but clean 
play and for the sportsmanlike way in which 
they accept victory or defeat. 


Director of S. S. Athletics 





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First row: Captain-elect Watts, Bemben, Kosakowski, McDonald, Johnson, Co-Captains 

Gamache and Corfield, Konieczny, Waskiewicz, Johnson, Nichols, Earl 
Second row: Coach Ball, Benson, Rogowski, Caroto, Koenig, True, Howard, Loomis, 

Nicholson, GlanvUle, Manager Tiemey 
Third row: Director of Athletics Hicks, Assistant Coach Tuttle, Bak, Brown, Macklin, 

Valentine, Heath, Sprague, Nicekrson, Assistant managers Zetterburg and Meister, 

Assistant Coach Bush 
Fourth row: Brown, Baksay, Bernotas, Hazen, Spicack, Levine, Sestito, Leonard, Olson, 

Wood, Keblinsky 


That a poor beginning often results 
in a good ending, proved to be true in 
the case of our 1939 football campaign; 
for after getting of? to a slow start our 
team finished the season with a record 
of three wins, three losses, and one 

Our mates opened with a new op- 
ponent, Kimball Union Academy, at 
Meriden, N. H., on October 14. This 
game found our forces in the experi- 
mental stage, with the laurels going to 
Kimball Union, 25-0. 

The next week found our eleven 
journeying to another new opponent, 
the New York "Aggies", at Farming- 
dale, Long Island, New York. Stock- 
bridge took a 6-point lead in the third 
quarter, with the "Aggies" retaliating 
in the final seconds, via the old 
standby, "The Statue of Liberty", to 
tie up the game. The final score re- 
maining 6-6. 

On October 28, our squad visited 
Gushing Academy, at Ashburnham. 
This game resulted in a 12-0 defeat for 
the Blue and White. 

The following week saw the Blue 
and White break into the winning 
column by defeating a big Vermont 
Academy team on the home field, 12-0. 
Leo McDonald scored the first touch- 
down on a line plunge, late in the 
second period. The final score came 
in the third period when Ray Johnson 
crossed the goal line on an end around 

On November 10, the home team 
lost to a visiting Wentworth Institute 
team by a score of 7-0. With less than 
a minute to play, the "Engineer's" 
quarterback snatched a long pass in 
the end zone for the only score of the 

The next game Stockbridge was host 
to the Monson Academy eleven on 



Alumni field. Despite stiff opposition, 
our team came through with a 19-0 
victory. The first score came in the 
first period when Ray Johnson made 
a sensational catch of "Nelly" Watts' 
heave into the end zone. Shifty "Dick" 
Corfield went over for the second 
touchdown, and Leo McDonald went 
through from the two yard stripe for 
the point. Once again in the third 
stanza Corfield broke loose, and behind 
fine interference went over the goal 
line. The point after crossed the bars 
via the educated toe of "Nelly" Watts. 

Following their victory over Monson 
Academy, Coach Ball's charges were 
ready for their objective game with 
their traditional rivals, Deerfield 
Academy. The spirit of the student 
body, as well as of the team, had in- 
creased as the season progressed, and 
reached a peak on the eve of the game 
when a torchlight parade and bonfire 
were held on the campus. This was 
the first rally of its kind in the history 
of the Stockbridge School. 

Friday afternoon, November 24th, 
was declared a holiday, and a large 
number of the student body boarded 
buses which had been provided by the 
Student Council, and followed the team 
to Deerfield to cheer them on to a 12-6 
victory. The first score came in the 
initial stanza when Corfield loosened 
his hips and zig-zagged his way 
through the Deerfield secondary for a 
sensational score. This first score, 
however, did not hold back the Deer- 
field forces that pounded our line, and 
they scored in the closing minutes of 
the first half. 

After Coach Ball's pep talk in the 
club room, a newly-inspirted team 
marched onto the field, and after com- 
pleting a long pass, Caroto went 
through the line for the final score late 
in the third period. 

Unexcelled on the field was our own 
Steve "Murph" Kosakowski, who play- 
ed an outstanding game at left end. 
"Murph", as well as blocking two 

Deerfield punts, which paved the way 
to both of our touchdowns, upset many 
of the Deerfield threats. After the 
game the Deerfield boys were hosts to 
the Stockbridge team and student 
body at a buffet lunch. 

To close the football activities for 
the year a banquet was given at the 
Drake Hotel to all the members of 
the football team. "Larry" Tierney 
acted as toastmaster, and the guests 
included the team's coaches, trainers, 
and many loyal friends and supporters. 

Toastmaster Tierney, representing 
the team, presented Coach Ball with 
a portable radio which was given by 
the members of the squad, as a token 
of the respect and appreciation which 
they hold for him. 

After "Pop" Barrett showed his 
moving pictures of the Deerfield and 
Monson games the program was con- 
cluded by singing the school songs. 

Robert Frank Benson, '40 
Richard Leo Corfield, '40, (Co-captain) 
Robert Clarence Gamache, '40, " 
Frank Leo Howard, Jr., '40 
Edward Francis Johnson, '40 
Edward George Konieczny, '40 
Stephen Raymond Kosakowski, '40 
Robert Joseph Macklin, '40 
J. Leo McDonald, '40 
Carl William Sprague, '40 
Lawrence Leonard Tierney, '40 (Mgr.) 
Everett Alston True, '40 
Stanley Edward Waskiewicz, '40 
Peter Michael Bemben, '41 
Anthony Joseph Caroto, '41 
Craig Earl, '41 

Fredrick Howard Glanville, '41 
Raymond Harry Johnson, '41 
Walter Adolph Koenig, '41 
Charles Parkhurst Loomis, '41 
Charles Eaton Nichols, '41 
Carl Nelson Watts, '41 (Captain-elect) 



First row: Patton, Spear, Captain DeVine, Captain-elect Chapin, Pollock 
Second row: Brown, Paton, Salamandra, A. DeVine 
Third row: Manager Segal, Tvelia, Coach Derby 


Facing much stronger competition 
than in previous years, the S. S. A. 
Harriers gave a very good account of 
themselves by winning two of their 
four meets. Captain Karl "Andy" 
DeVine was the outstanding performer 
of the year as he finished first in three 
meets, and ran a close second in the 
fourth. "Bill" Spear was runner up to 
"Andy" as a point scorer. The fresh- 
men added a lot of punch to the strides 
of the hill and dalers and set a hot 
pace for the opposition. 

The following is a summary of the 
season's placings: 

Low score indicates winning team. 


S. S. A. vs. Gushing Academy 

October 28, at Ashburnham 

1st "Andy" DeVine S 12:43 

2nd "Bill" Spear S 13:00 

3rd Brown _...C - 13:07 

4th O'Donnell C 13:34 

5th C. Chapin S 13:36 

S. S. A. 21 — Gushing 34 


S. S. A. vs. Springfield Freshmen 

November 2 at M. S. G. 

1st "Andy" DeVine S 14:02 

2nd Booth _ Sp - 14:16 

3rd "Bill" Spear S 14:22 

4th Waters Sp 14:34 

5th Rivers - Sp 14:344 

S. S. A. 29 — Springfield Freshmen 27 




S. S. A. vs. Gardner High School 
November 10 at M. S. C. 

1st John Kauppinen...G 13:38 

2nd "Andy" DeVine S 13:52 

3rd Larkin .G 14:24 

4th "Bill" Spear S 14:30 

5th Scerra G 14:41 

S. S. A. 32 — Gardner 23 


S. S. A. vs. Trinity Freshmen 

November 17 at Hartford, Conn. 

1st "Andy" DeVine S. 13:47 

2nd "Bill" Spear S 14:02 

3rd C. Chapin S 14.09 

4th Tyler T 

5th "Bill" Patton S 

S. S. A. 17 — Trinity 40 

Coach Llewellyn Derby 

Manager "Ed" Siegal 

Captain "Andy" DeVine 

Captain-Elect Charles Chapin 

The following men received letters: 

Karl DeVine, Captain 
Charles Chapin, Captain-elect 
William Spear 
Allan Pollock 
Albert DeVine 
Percy Brown 
William Patton 
Edward Siegal, Manager 

Philip Paton 


Unique in the history of the Stock- 
bridge School of Agriculture was our 
representation in the annual Patriot's 
Day Marathon by our popular class- 
mate Karl "Andy" DeVine. The 
distance in the race is 26 miles, 385 
yards to be exact, and "Andy" com- 
pleted the course in 3 hours, 28 min- 
utes and 58 seconds, running 52nd, out 

of a field of 160 starters. This was an 
excellent showing considering the fact 
that it was his fii-st attempt at such a 
long distance, but knowing "Andy" 
the way we do we are confident he 
will be right up there next year fight- 
ing for top honors. This writer is 
picking him to be among the first ten 






First row: Konieczny, Gizienski, Bemben, Captain Waskiewicz, Corfield, Curran, Caroto 
Second row: Coach Ball, Murphy, Bak, Kerr, Manager Howard, Assistant Coach Bush 


The Stockbridge Basketball team of 
1940, led by Capt. Stanley Waskiewicz, 
turned in a very successful season by 
winning six games and losing five. 
This 6-5 ratio belies the ability of the 
team as several of the games could 
have been wins as well as losses. 

The season stai-ted on January third 
when Palmer High School came here 
to be defeated by the score of 24-14. 
For the next game, on January tenth, 
we journeyed to Williston Academy, 
and were defeated by the score ot 
33-30. This game was a hard fought 
battle all the way. On January thir- 
teenth at Deerfield, our team again met 
defeat by the score of 32-26. The well- 
known Bay Path Institute team was 
the next opponent on January six- 
teenth. The team played them to a 
standstill in the first half, but were 
unable to maintain the fast pace. The 
final score was Bay Path 42, Stock- 

bridge 23. On January twentieth, 
Monson Academy visited us, and took 
home a victory with a score of 32-22. 

The month of February seemed to 
change the Stockbridge luck, as Deer- 
field High School came to M. S. C. on 
February seventh, and lost by a score 
of 23-6. The seventeenth of February 
saw Gushing Academy come to us and 
lose by the score of 29-19. To con- 
tinue their winning streak the team 
travelled to Vermont Academy, defeat- 
ing that team 32-25. Another after- 
noon saw them playing Kimball Union 
Academy, losing 25-23. Returning to 
the home floor the team next played 
and defeated Turners Falls High 
School by a score of 26-13. 

To conclude the season Stockbridge 
played host to Nichols Junior College 
on March first. The team went on a 
spree to celebrate, and defeated the 
visitors with a score of 41-25. 



The team proved to be well balanced, 
as a look at a few statistics will show. 
Capt. Waskiewicz, center, was the lead- 
ing scorer with 85 points made in 333 
minutes of play. Dick Corfield, left 
forward, followed closely with 67 
points in 300 minutes. "Pete" Bemben, 
right forward, hooped 47 points in 317 
minutes of play, while "Big John" 
Gizienski and Bill Curran followed 
with 33 and 32 points in 315 and 206 
minutes respectively. The other mem- 
bers of the team, while not playing 
quite as much time, turned in equally 
fine performances. Other scorers were 
"Tony" Caroto 18, "Ed" Konieczny 12, 

"Ray" Johnson 
"Mike" Bak 1. 

2, "Ken" Brown 2, 

The following men received letters: 
Stanley Waskiewicz, Captain 
Richard Corfield 
Peter Bemben 
William Curran 
Frank Howard, Manager 
Edward Konieczny 
Anthony Caroto 
John Gizienski 



First row: Weir, Kosakowski, Captain Leach, Co-Captain-elect Nickerson, Macdonald 
Second row: Gilmore, Manager Davis, Newton, Spear, Fassett 

Third row: Assistant Coach Mayo, Patton, Burke, Co-Captain-elect Jensen, Coach Johnson 
Fourth row: Manager-elect Potter 


Herbert Johnson Coach 

Bradford Leach Captain 

Donald Mayo Asst. Coach 

Harold Davis Mgr. 

Piloted by Captain "Brad" Leach, 
and under the watchful eye of Coach 
Johnson, the Stockbridge sextet skated 
its way to a very successful season. 
Their record of three wins, three ties, 
and one loss gave them a second berth 
rating among New England prep 

On January 5th, the team met Athol 
High School on the College Pond to 
open the season. Having a 2-1 advan- 
tage at the end of the second period, 
the home team was seemingly headed 
toward a victory, but the clever Athol 
skaters came back in the third period 

and pushed across another score. After 
a ten minute overtime, the game ended 
in a 2-2 tie. 

Three days later on January 8th, the 
Blue and White played its second con- 
secutive tie, this time the powerful 
Nichols Junior College sextet, at Dud- 
ley, Mass. The game which was played 
during a light snow, featured many 
thrills. Nickerson unassisted in the 
second period scored the only Stock- 
bridge goal of the contest which ended 
in a 1-1 tie. The Nichols squad, which 
had previously defeated the Yale fresh- 
men and Springfield International Col- 
lege was by far the best team Stock- 
bridge met this season. 

For the second consecutive year the 
Stockbridge-Williston game ended in 
a scoreless tie. Although our skaters 
played in Williston territory most of 



the time, their goaltender displayed his 
skill by making many difficult saves. 

With three successive ties to date, 
Stockbridge journeyed to Vermont 
Academy at Saxton's River, Vermont, 
to register its first win of the season. 
It was in this game that Stockbridge 
found its strength, and against stiff 
opposition flashed the red light three 
times for a 3-1 victory. 

The following game was played on 
Athol High School ice, in return for 
their visit here. Severely handicapped 
by injuries, our mates strove valiantly 
with hard fast hockey to overcome 
Athol's one point lead. The odds were 
too great however, and our boys suf- 
fered their first and only defeat of the 
year by the close score of 2-1. 

Two days later on January 20th, the 
Stockbridge pucksters played their 
best game of the season against the 
outstanding Brattleboro High School 
team, which had not been defeated in 
three years. This game found our 
team back again in full strength, dis- 
playing superb teamwork driving 3 
points past the Brattleboro "goalie". 
To prevent a shut-out, the visitors, in 
the final seconds drove a hard shot into 

the net, giving the Blue and White a 
3-1 victory. 

The Stockbridge hockey team closed 
this most successful season by defeat- 
ing Mass. State College on the college 
pond, Saturday afternoon, February 
16th. This game was one of the high- 
lights of the Winter Carnival and was 
enjoyed by a great many of the 

Although ideal ice conditions did not 
prevail, the game was full of thrills 
and spills, with the laurels going to 
Stockbridge by a 2-1 score. 

Coach "Herbie" Johnson is to be 
highly commended for the splendid 
manner in which he handled this years 
team. His fighting spirit was constant- 
ly reflected in the players, and was a 
major factor in helping them to achieve 
the success which they did. 

The following men were awarded 

Captain Leach, '40 Mgr. Davis, '40 
Kosakowski, '40 Nickerson. '41 
Burke, '40 Gilmore, '41 

Patton, '40 Jensen, '41 

Newton, '40 Weir, '41 

Spear, '40 Macdonald, '41 

Raynes, '40 




First row: Frissell, Golden, Captain DeVine, Holland, Gamache 

Second row: Manager Siegal, Vanderhoop, Theall, Captain-elect Fortune, Coach Derby 



The Winter Track Team had four 
meets on its schedule this year, all of 
which were held in the "cage." The 
first meet, which was the annual inter- 
class meet, was held January 16, 17 
and 18. Stockbridge chalked up 23% 
points, being out-distanced by the 
State freshmen and sophomores, while 
the State juniors ran fourth and the 
State seniors last. 

"Ed" Holland took first place in the 
shot-put and Koenig placed second. 
Fortune, a freshman, came through 
with the second place in the "300" and 
Holland in addition to his win in the 
shot-put was runner-up in the high 

Wilbraham vs. State Frosh vs. S. S. A. 
The State Frosh won the meet with 
48 points, Wilbraham was second with 
40-1/6 points, and Stockbridge third 
with 30-5/6 points. "Ed" Holland, '41 
was the high scorer for the S. S. A. 
"Flashes" with 71/2 points, and "Milt" 
Fortune was second with 7 points. Bell 
of State Frosh was high man of the 
meet with 20 points. 

Kimball Union vs. State Frosh 
vs. S. S. A. 
Kimball Union 4iy4 points. State 


Frosh 391/4 points, and S. S. A. 27V2 
points. The undefeated Kimball Union 
team proved to be the best team. This 
was the first meet that Kimball Union 
hadn't doubled their opponents score. 
High scorers for S. S. A. were Koenig 
and DeVine with 5 points, and Holland 
third with 41/2 points. 

MARCH 20th 
Mass. State Frosh vs. S. S. A. 
The S. S. A. tracksters won the 
meet with 54 points, State Frosh 50 
points. "Milt" Fortune and "Andy" 
DeVine were high scorers for S. S. A. 
with 15 points each, and "Ed" Holland 
was third with 8 points. 

Letters were awarded to the follow- 

Karl DeVine, Captain 

Edwai-d Holland, '41 

Walter Koenig, '41 

Milton Fortune, '41 

Leonard Vanderhoop, '41 

William Golden, '41 

Robert Gamache, '40 

Charles Frissell, '40 

Edward Siegal, '40, Manager 

Earl Nicholson, '41 




Bay State's loyal sons are we, 
In her praise our songs shall be, 
'Till we make the welkin ring. 
With our chorus as we sing, 
With the tribute that we bring, 
Holyoke's hills prolong the strain 
Echoing to that glad refrain. 
And the gentle winds proclaim 
Far and near thy peerless fame; 
Praising e'er thy honored name 
M-a-a-a-a-sachusetts ! 

Loyal sons of old Massachusetts, 
Faithful, sturdy sons and true, 
To our grand old Alma Mater 
Let our song resound anew. 
Cheer, boys, cheer for old 

Give our college three times three; 
Sons forever of the old Bay State, 
Loyal sons, loyal sons are we. 

— H. L. Knight, M.S.C., '02 


When twilight shadows deepen 
And the study hour draws nigh. 
When the shades of night are falling, 
And the evening breezes sigh, 
'Tis then we love to gather 
'Neath the pale moon's silvery spell, 
And lift up our hearts and voices 
In the song we love so well. 

Sons of Old Massachusetts! 
Devoted sons and true, 
Bay State, my Bay State, 
We'll give our best to you. 
Thee, our Alma Mater, 
We'll cherish for all time; 
Should old acquaintance be 'forgot 
Massachusetts — yours and mine. 

F. D. Griggs, M.S.C., '03 


When Stockbridge School goes march- 
ing down the field 

We know our team will never, never, 

Although the other teams have lots of 

When they meet Stockbridge School 
they'll know they're out of step. 

And as this game goes down in history 

Its just another Stock-bridge victory. 

So let the cheers ring out for Stock- 
bridge School, Stockbridge School 
Rah— Rah— Rah. 

Ray Johnson, Stockbridge, '41 


(Tune — Cornell Alma Mater) 

'Neath the Elms of dear old Amherst, 
Stands our College fair, 
Hail to thee our Alma Mater 
Stockbridge men go there. 
Working ever, falter never. 
Onward toward our goal, 
Give your best to good old Stockbridge, 
Body, heart, and soul. 
Words— Charles F. Mandell, S.S.A., '39 
Russell S. Shaw, S.S.A., '39 







Upon this body rests the responsibil- 
ity for the direction of all student life 
and activities outside of the class room. 
The traditions of Stockbridge are up- 
held, and undergraduate conduct is 

discussed and dealt with at the discre- 
tion of the council. 

Meetings, held weekly in the Mem- 
orial Building, were under the direct- 
ion of Sam Howard. 


First row: Macklin, Riedl, Miss Gagnon, Howard, Kosakowski, Tierney 
Second row: Sestito, Jones, DeVine, Gamache, Nickerson 


President Samuel L. Howard 

Vice-President Louis H. Riedl 

Secretary-Treasurer Jane C. Gagnon 

Senior Class 
President Stephen R. Kosakowski 

Alpha Tau Gamma 
President, Lawrence L. Tierney 

Kolony Klub President Robert J. Macklin 

Senior Representative Karl E. DeVine 

Senior Representative. Robert C. Gamache 

Freshman Class President Vernon G. Jones 

Freshman Representative, Salvatore V. Sestito 

Representative Samuel R. Nickerson 





First row: Eger, Berkeley, Todd, Gagnon, Cahill, Tumquist. Stone 
Second row: Bruun, Jarkko, Abbey, Rumgay, Gushee 

The Tri-Sig Sorority was organized 
to create a closer social relationship 
among the girls of the Senior and 
Freshmen classes. During the past few 
years interest has been somewhat lack- 
ing because of the small number of 
girls enrolled, but this year with a 
membership of twelve lively girls, and 
under the able supervision of Miss 
Margaret Hamlin, Tri-Sig enjoyed a 
very pleasant and progressive season. 

Business meetings were held regu- 
larly throughout the year, and the 
social functions consisted of a supper 
at Miss Hamlin's house, a picnic supper 
hike to Mt. Warner, and several infor- 
mal gatherings. 

The highlight of the year's activities 
was a banquet held at the Mt. Pleasant 
Inn on March 3rd. 

At the last meeting, Miss Ethel Todd 
was elected president for '40-'41. 


President Jane Gagnon, '40 

Vice-President Ethel Todd. '41 

Secretary Janice Cahill, '41 

Treasurer Elinor Berkeley. '40 

Seniors Freshmen 

Elinor Berkeley Charlotte Abbey 

Dorothy Eger Jeannette Bruin 

Jane Gagnon Janice Cahill 

Ellen Jarkko Ruth Gushee 

Alice Stone Marion Rumgay 

Barbara Tumquist Ethel Todd 





Alpha Tau Gamma in 1939 and 1940 
proved beyond doubt that when a 
group of fellows get .together great 
deeds can be done. Great progress 
was made by the incorporation of 
A.T.G., making it a sounder and more 
substantial organization. Many im- 
provements were made by the constant 
ambition and effort of all the members. 

The social highlight of the year was 
the annual banquet and dance, held 
at the Lord Jeffery Inn on March 2, 
1940. A "smoker" was held during 
the fall, and several lively "vie" parties 
were enjoyed during the winter 
months. The interest in the inter-frat- 
ernity competition and the general 
good-fellowship, which prevailed at all 
times, combined to make the year a 
successful one. 

A.T.G. is greatly indebted to Profes- 
sor Rollin H. Barrett for his never fail- 
ing help at all times. 

To the class of 1941 the house ex- 
tends very best wishes for another 
great year. 

President Lawrence L. Tiemey 
Vice-President ...Louis H. Riedl 

Secretary Harold F. Davis 

Treasurer Richard L. Corfield 
Sergeant-at-arms Edward T. Johnson 
Historian Samuel L. Howard 
House Manager Frank L. Howard 


President Craig Earl 

Vice-President Herbert A. Weir 

Secretary Samuel Nickerson 

Treasurer Stuart A. Gilmore 

Sergeant-at-arms Cushman R. Flagg 

Historian Philip H. Paton 

House Manager Harry W. Heath 


Robert C. Gamache Frank M. Collingwood 

Harold F. Davis Richard L. Corfield 

Everett L. Maynard Louis H. Riedl 

Michel A. Morvant Cole B. Price 

Frank L. Howard Robert F. Benson 

Joseph H. Hanson Samuel L. Howard 

Edward F. Johnson Karl E. DeVine 

Lawrence L. Tiemey John O'Heam 

Alfred E. Norton John D. Neville 

Toivo W. M. Lamsa David A. Perham 


Walla M. Steams Vernon G. Jones 

Donald W. Hazen Harry W. Heath 

Stuart A. Gilmore Albert D. DeVine 
Carl N. Watts Richard F. Gilmore 

Leonard F. VanderhoopPhilip H. Paton 
John J. Whidden Herbert A. Weir 

Craig Earl Joseph F. Figuerido 

George P. Tvelia Robert Conrad 

William C. Golden Paul L. Vallet 
Cushman R. Flagg Samuel R. Nickerson 








The year 1939-1940 will be a memor- 
able one in the history of the Kolony 
Klub. Although the membership was 
not large, it was made up of men who 
typified Kolony Klub spirit at its best. 

In the line of social activities K.K. 
enjoyed three "Vic" parties, a stag 
party, and a formal dinner dance which 
was held at the Lord Jeffery Inn on 
March 9th. 

The members of the club displayed 
their athletic ability by the active part 
which they played in the intramural 
and interfraternity contests. 

It is the hope and wish of the seniors 
that the future members of the Kolony 
Klub will enjoy the same success and 
happiness which they did under the 
keen and able guidance of the club's 
faculty advisor, Professor Smart. 

President Robert Macklin 
Vice-President Timothy Sullivan 
Secretary Daniel Taft 

Treasurer Thomas Smyth 
Historian Warren Davis 

House Manager Eugene Reilly 

House Marshal James Teehan 


President ..Edward Mooney 

Vice-President Thomas Murphy 

Secretary ..Alfred Marshall 

Treasurer Chester Dorchester 

House Manager ...Philip Merriam 

Hugh Ball Eugene Reilly 

Russell Worcester Thomas Smyth 

Robert Macklin Timothy Sullivan 

Warren Davis Harold Briesmaster 

Daniel Taft James Teehan 

Alfred Marshall Edward Mooney 

Raymond Johnson Paul Baldwin 
Thomas Murphy Warren Miller 

Chester Dorchester Earl Nicholson 
Calvin Minor Michael Allessio 

Phillip Merriam Howard Leonard 

William McCarthy Henry Stentiford 
Melvin Spivack 






The "Bat Club" has not been as 
active this year as last, but the boys 
have had quite a few good times. Out- 
standing was the Bat Club Dance held 
at the Memorial Building on November 
21, 1939. The dance was very success- 
ful and was enjoyed by all who attend- 
ed. Guests included Doctor and Mrs. 
Trippensee. Social functions for the 
year were concluded with a farewell 
banquet to the freshmen, held March 
20, 1940, at "Ma" Webb's, the Bat Club 
camping grounds. Guests were Direc- 
tor Verbeck and "Pop" Barrett, who 
ably and wholeheartedly wished the 
fresmen every success in their place- 
ment jobs, and in their work here next 

The Bat Club, "Ma" Webb's eating 
club, heartily wishes for the success 

of all the Stockbridge Seniors, and 
opens its doors to all new members 
who are willing to do their best to 
make the everyday tasks of school 
more pleasant. 

OFFICERS 1939-1940 

President Charles Coates, '40 

Vice-President Robert Fairbanks, '40 

Secretary-Treasurer Everett True, '40 


Class of 1940 Class of 1941 

Lauren Clough Earl Nicholson 

Edward Siegal Raymond Drapeau 

George Browning Anthony Caroto 

Donald McTernan Endel Reinap 

Charles Coates 
Robert Fairbanks 
Everett True 
Arthur Ormo 



Under the active leadership of its 
officers the Animal Husbandry Club 
has enjoyed another interesting and 
progressive year. 

This club was organized for the pur- 
pose of creating greater outside interest 
among the students majoring in this 
subject, and its membership embraces 
both Stockbridge and State students. 
Meetings were held twice each month, 
January through March in the Bow- 
ditch Lodge Club House. 

On the speaking program there ap- 
peared several men of outstanding 
prominence in New England agricul- 
ture. Mr. Russell MacCleery, a former 
student of Mass. State College, was the 
speaker at the first meeting in January. 
He represented New England at the 
National Highway Users Conference, 
and he spoke on "The Cooperation of 
Farmers in New England". 

Our next speaker was Mr. Carey 
Hewlett, M. S. C, '32. Mr. Hewlett 
chose as his topic, "The First Seven 
Years". Mr. Hewlett related several 
of his actual experiences as a farmer. 

Mr. Mark H. Galusha, director of the 
Division of Livestock Disease Control 

in Massachusetts, gave a talk on live- 
stock diseases which proved both inter- 
esting and educational. 

At the second meeting in February, 
Professor Young of the University of 
Connecticut presented his ideas on 
diversified farming in New England. 

The guest speaker at the March 
meeting was Director Fred J. Sievers 
of the Massachusetts Experiment Sta- 
tion. Mr. Sievers who is a native of 
Washington, described the type of 
farming carried on in that state. This 
was the final meeting of the year and 
a record attended. At the conclusion 
of Director Siever's address the vifin- 
ners of the "Little International" were 


President Burton Gregg 

Secretary Karl DeVine 

Treasurer Paul Vinson 

Contest Manager Chester Putney 

President to be elected 

Secretary Weikko Holopainen 

Treasurer _ Michael Allessio 

Contest Manager William Warren 




This year the Dairy Club enjoyed 
one of the most successful years since 
its organization. It is the aim of the 
club to broaden and to help the student 
to keep abreast of everyday commercial 
practices. This year some of the im- 
portant men in the Dairy industry who 
spoke ■were: 

Mr. A. W. Smith, United Dairy Sys- 
tem of Springfield, Mass. Mr. K. R. 
Fowler, Manager of R. G. Miller and 
Son, Hartford, Conn. Mr. F. S. Emory, 
Personnel manager at H. P. Hood and 
Sons, Cambridge Mass. 

The contributions and cooperation of 
the Dairy department were greatly ap- 

OFFICERS 1939-1940 

Co-Presidents Eugene E. Reilly, S.S.A., '40 

Roger Brown, M.S.C., '40 

Chester H. Dorchester, S.S.A., '41 
Secretary-Treasurer W. R. Lalor, M.S.C., '41 


Hugh Ball James Teehan 

Edward Mooney 



The Floi'iculture Club has been re- 
organized within this past year. Since 
1931 there has been no such club in the 
school. The organization is comprised 
of both State and Stockbridge stu- 
dents, thus making it a strong club for 
the few in this department. 

Many interesting programs were 
held during the year, some consisting 
of outside speakers and others consist- 
ing of speakers within the club. 

The chief aim and purpose of this 
organization is to bring all of the future 

florists closer together, and to discuss 
problems which are of major import- 
ance to the trade. 

OFFICERS 1939-1940 

President John W. Graham, S.S.A., '41 

Co- Vice-Presidents 

Merton Ouderkirk, M.S.C., '41 

Rufus Hilliard, S.S.A., '41 

Secretary-Treasurer Elinor Berkeley, S.S.A.,'40 


Professor Clark L. Thayer 
Instructor Donald E. Ross 




The Horticulture Club was formed 
in 1933 by the students of the Horti- 
culture Department, with the aim to 
promote the interests of professional 
horticulture. Its program consists of 
monthly meetings, at which various 
aspects of the Horticulture profession, 
as well as related topics, are presented 
by competent and outstanding men. 

Mr. A. Montgomery, owner of the 
Montgomery Rose establishment of 
Hadley, presented in a very vivid man- 
ner the problems of combating fungus 
diseases in the greenhouses. 

One of the most outstanding meet- 
ings of the year was that at which Mr. 
Arnold Davis, Horticulture Extension 
authority of the State of Massachusetts 
presented an extensive review of the 
history of horticulture. 

At three of the meetings senior mem- 
bers of the club related many of their 
Placement Training experiences, which 
proved to be of unusual interest. 

The club took extensive trips during 
the year, viewing various estates and 
garden centers of interest. 


President Stephen R. Kosakowski 

Vice-President Charles E. Frissell 

Secretary Rebecca S. Dickie 

Treasurer Albert L. Cembalisty 


Professor L. L. Blundell 

Instructor E. J. Tramposch 


President Burton G. Greene 

Vice-President Robert W. Hutchinson 

Secretary Charlotte E. Abbey 

Treasurer Edward R. Mattson 




In the fall of 1937. a group of students 
interested in stewardship arrived at 
Stockbridge to be enrolled in the newly 
founded course in Hotel Stewarding. 
In October they formed a society, and 
gave it the name of Pandocios, the 
Greek word for host or innkeeper. The 
aim of this club is to ally itself with the 
hotel and restaurant industry, to pro- 
vide an opportunity for the expression 
of ideas among the students, and to 
derive stimulation from talks by older 
and more experienced men in the field. 
In the fall of 1939 the club was official- 
ly recognized by the Student Council. 

To win recognition and promotion 
for the course and themselves, students 
contributed articles to hotel and res- 
taurant magazines and newspapers; 
also, prominent men in the field of 
stewarding were invited to speak at 
the meetings. That the society has been 
successful in this regard is evidenced 
by the fact that both the Massachustts 
Hotel Association and the Boston 
Stewards Club are giving financial en- 
couragement to the course. Probably 
the greatest promotional feature thus 

far has been the Hotel, Restaurant, and 
Club Section of the 1940 Recreation 
Conference. This proved to be an out- 
standing success. 

Other features of importance were 
trips to various hotels and institutions 
to gain first-hand knowledge of Stew- 
arding, the booth set up by the club at 
the Horticulture Show, and the service 
of the seniors as guides and registrars 
at the Boston Hotel Show, April 17, 18, 
and 19. 

The Society wishes to acknowledge 
with deep gratitude the encouragement 
and efforts of Dr. Walter A. Maclinn, 
to whom the Society is indebted for 
much of its success. 

OFFICERS 1939-1940 

President William N. Lambert, Jr., '40 

Vice-President William Curran, "41 

Secretary William R. Ballentine, '40 

Treasurer and Publicity Agent 

Paul A. Kalacznik, '40 

Club Advisor Dr. Walter A. Maclinn 



1. Confucius say , , , 2. No. no, a thousand times no. o. I've got my eye on you. 4. It's a '"Wildlife". 

l.The "Cut-ups". 

2. The sculptor. 
5. Pals. 

S.Just before the battle mother. 4. Doc Lentz's boys. 

6. On the look-out. 



1. We can't afford a carriage. 2. The fountain of youth. 3. The winners. 

4. I've got a date with a dream. 5. Oh you beautiful doll. 6. "Maud". 

1. Rough Riders. 2. Soils and men. 3. On the ball. 

5. Dairy temperament. 6. Our editor. 

4. The aristocrats. 
7. Mr. Zak. 



Through the enthusiasm of many connected with aspects of the fruit 

students, and under the guidance and industry. 

interest of Professor Ralph A. Van- Speakers for the year included Pro- 
Meter, the Pomology Club was organ- fessor O. C. Roberts, of the Massachu- 
ized in the fall of 1939. The club setts State College, Walter Dykster, of 
consists of both the two-year and four- the U. S. Biological Survey, and John 
year men, and has a membership of C. Van Cleaf, packaging engineer of 
about thirty. Students in fields of the Gaylord Container Co. of St. Louis, 
study other than Pomology are always The club extends its thanks to Pro- 
welcomed at the meetings. fessor VanMeter for his constant inter- 

The purpose of the club is to bring est and aid in making the club's first 

the Pomology students of Stockbridge year on campus a successful one. 

and State together for friendship and President Samuel L. Howard 

discussion, and to talk with men en- Vice-President Lawrence L. Tiemey 

gaged in fields of research and study Secretary Daniel S. Taft 


October 17, 1939, marked the first Among the films secured by Mr. Von- 

meeting of the Mass. State College dell were "Poultry, A Billion Dollar 

Poultry Science Club for the '39-'40 Industry", "Vitamins in Nutrition", "A 

season. After the smoke had cleared, ^ew England Tour of Poultry Farms", 

the fact seemed well estabUshed that ^^^ ^^^ showing the various activities 

the club was headed for its most sue- ^^ ^^^ ^^^.i^,^ p^^j^ Congress, 
cessrul season. And weii it might be, 

for once again we had the able leader- The club was social minded as well 
ship of Mr. John H. Vondell better as interested in obtaining further in- 
known to an admiring student body as formation about the poultry industry, 
'"^°"'^i'^"- for on January 6, 1940 a semi-formal 

It was Mr. Vondell who secured such ^^^^^ ^^g ^eld in the Memorial Build- 
interesting outside speakers as Mr. j^g, to the music of the ever-popular 
Sanford, of Allied Mills, Dr. Monahan, Johnnie Newton and his band. Roller 
a former professor in the department. Skating at the "Gables", sandwiched 
and no'w a trustee of the college, and in between meetings, was enjoyed by 
Mr. Schoonmaker of South Amherst, the club members. 



The second annual banquet was held 
this year at the Drake Hotel, January 
23. George Browning, the club's 
president, proved a very capable toast- 
master. The main speaker of the eve- 
ning was Mr. Kirkpatrick, head of the 
poultry department of the U. of Conn. 
Several former club members were 
back, among them were: "Charlie" 


Starting this year, Stephen Hamilton, 
a well-known professional artist of the 
Connecticut Valley, started a special 
course on art. The course is designed 
primarily for those students on campus 
interested in learning to paint espec- 
ially for their own enjoyment. Mr. 
Hamilton starts the course from the 
fundamentals of perspective, design, 
shading and color; studying each unit 
individually until it has been mastered. 

In the Spring and Fall, weather per- 
mitting, the class sketches actual mat- 
erial out of doors. Assignments are 
given from week to week of scenes 
around campus, including interesting 
buildings, which make a nice collection 
to keep. In the winter when it is 
too cold to work out of doors the class 
sketches inside from colored lantern 

Mr. Hamilton has worked out a 
method of teaching which has proved 
very successful. His fundamental idea 
is to encourage painting as a recrea- 
tion. The course was more or less 
on trial this year, and has proven so 
popular that it will continue next year. 

Russo, Ethel Gaudette and "Pinky" 

This year's club leaders who worked 
hard for its success in all activities 
were: George Browning, S. S. A., '40, 
President; Robert Cadigan, S. S. A. '41, 
Vice-President; George Yale, M. S. C. 
'40, Secretary-Treasurer. 


A set of carefully prepared notes are 
handed out and discussed fully in class 
as new assignments are given out. 

Anyone planning on taking this 
course should be sure that he has time 
enough to carry it through. It is essen- 
tial that the student be at every meet- 
ing to get the important pointers which 
Mr. Hamilton has so carefully outlined. 

Each medium is studied separately 
so that the student can become ac- 
quainted with a wider range of mater- 
ials. Pencil, charcoal, water color, and 
oils are each taken up individually. If 
anyone is interested in dry point etch- 
ing, Mr. Hamilton will give instruction 
in this. 

This course offers a rare opportunity 
for those students who can draw or 
want to learn to draw. All who took 
the course were very much impressed 
by Mr. Hamilton's carefully prepared 
notes which were in such a condensed 
form that all the information was 
quickly available: yet, not even a minor 
detail was overlooked by his watchful 


Soon after the freshmen were 
ushered into our ranks last fall, plans 
were started for the continuance of the 
mixed-voiced glee club for Stockbridge 

Under the leadership of Stuart 
Hubbard the club progressed rapidly, 
and on December 20. 1939. gave a con- 
cert in Convocation. Among the pieces 
presented were "Lullay My Jesu ". 
"Holy Night", and "Hark the Herald 
Angels Sing", all sung in four-part 

Arrangements for another concert 
were cancelled due to the extensive 
work which the State College Glee 
Clubs were doing. 

All the members thoroughly enjoyed 
working with the Glee Club, and it is 
hoped that next year we will see a 
larger and broader repertoire at the 
disposal of its members. After the 
freshmen left, rehearsals were sus- 
pended. From the freshman class there 
were the following: Jeannette Bruun, 
Marion Rumgay, Dorothy Watt, Char- 
lotte Abbey, Ruth Gushee, Ethel Todd, 
Janice Cahill, Kenneth Woods, Donald 
Flinchbaugh and Howard Leonard. 
Seniors: Dorothy Eger, Alice Stone, 
Barbai-a Turnquist, Ellen Jarkko, Jane 
Gagnon, Robert Gamache, J. Leo 
McDonald, Pavil Ankevitz, Thomas 
Bassett and Gordon Dimock. 




For former 4-H club members, and 
for the students getting acquainted 
with clubwork for the first time, the 
College 4-H club offers a well-rounded 
program of social activities and service 
club work for both two- and four-year 
students. The monthly meetings in- 
clude a speaker or discussion on some 
subject of interest to the whole group; 
a short social hour of games, singing, 
or dancing; and refreshments prepared 
by co-ed members with the cooperation 
and advice of as many male members 
as can crowd into the tiny clubhouse 
kitchen. Documentary films from the 
U. S. D. A. and other movies frequent- 
ly in sound or color, are often added to 
the program. 

During the past year several meet- 
ings were held to acquaint the 4-H 
club members with adult extension 
work in Massachusetts. The director 
of the State College Extension Service 
and representatives of both agricultur- 
al and home economics projects were 
speakers in this series. The club was 
also host to the Southern Country Life 
Association. Old and young people 
from all the New England states at- 
tended this conference to discuss the 
theme, "Youth in the Community". 
Outstanding social affairs of the year 
were the Harvest Barn Dance, the 
Christmas Party, and the Spring 

Miss Dorothy Eger, S.S.A. '40, one 
of the club's most active members, was 
named the 1939 national winner of the 
4-H Holstein-Fresian Association of 
America award for the most outstand- 
ing 4-H Calf Club work in the United 
States. "Dot" has been a 4-H member 
for nine years and has exhibited the 
champion Holstein animal in the East- 
ern States Exposition for four years in 
succession, the only one yet to accom- 
plish this feat. She was awarded a 
gold medal for her splendid achieve- 

OFFICERS 1939-1940 
President, Ida B. Davis, M.S.C., '40, 

of Taunton, Mass. 
Vice-President, Karl E. DeVine, S.S.A., '40 

of Ferrisburg, Vt. 
Secretary, Betty Staples, M.S.C., '42, 

of Stoughton, Mass. 
Treasurer, George Soule, M.S.C., '42, 

of Springfield, Mass. 
Historian, Esther Wheeler, M.S.C., '41, 

of Dunbarton, N. H. 
OFFICERS 1940-1941 
President, Chester C. Putney, M.S.C., '41, 

of Orleans, Vt. 
Vice-President, Weikko Holopainen, S.S.A. , '41, 
of Worcester, Mass. 
Secretary, Jean Brown, M.S.C., '43, 

of Feeding Hills, Mass. 
Treasurer, George Soule, M.S.C., '41, 

of Springfield, Mass. 

Dorothy Dunklee, of Brattleboro, Vt., '43 
Betty Staples, of Stoughton, Mass., '42 




The Stockbridge House, the oldest house 
in Amherst, built in 1728 by Samuel Boltwood, 
was the home of Levi Stockbridge, a former 
President of State College, and the man for 
whom the Stockbridge School was named. 

This dwelling portrays a period in which 
labor did not depend extensively on mach- 
inery. All the mighty beams have been 
chopped and hewn into shape by men of 
strong arms. Many original hand-made 
pieces of furniture have weathered the time 
well, and each adds to the fragments of 
history connected with this house. One of 
the most interesting pieces of furniture is a 
table, which is one of the first type of card 
tables, and is made of curly maple, having 
one drop leaf. 

At the south ell of the house, Levi Stock- 
bridge had his office, where for many years 

all college business was transacted including 
weekly payment of wages to all employees. 

Among the important events concerning 
this house are the many town meetings held 
there during the time of Boltwood's occu- 
pancy. Some Tory prisoners were kept here 
under strict guard during the Revolutionary 
War. A money drawer in the living room 
may prove that the house was used as a 
tavern at one time. Daniel Chester French, 
who won fame as the designer of the Lincoln 
Memorial in Washington, D. C, lived there as 
a small boy. One of his favorite pastimes 
was making charcoal drawings on the walls 
of the woodshed. 

The house was left uncared for until 1934 
when President Hugh P. Baker had it re- 
modeled. It is now used by the faculty for 
social and recreational purposes. 





First row: McDonald, Graham, Neville, Professor Barrett, Corfield, Eger, Hibbard, Zevitas 
Second row: Adriance, Ormo, Riedl, Stone, Jarkko, Tumquist, Cahill, Gamache, Lamsa 
Third row: Keyes, Sargent, Bassett, Berkeley, Atkins, DeVine, Konieczny, Reilly 

John D. Neville 

John W. Graham 

Richard L. Corfield 

Harold F. Davis 

Thomas H. Bassett 

Harry L. Adriance 

Dorothy C. Eger 
Pearl P. Keyes 
Arthur A. Ormo 
George C. Hibbard 
Frederic D. Sargent Elinor G. Berkeley 


Louis H. Riedl Edward G. Konieczny 

Alice M. Stone Thomas L. Atkins 

J. Leo McDonald 
Karl E. DeVine Robert C. Gamache 


Eugene E. Reilly Ellen A. Jarkko 

Toivo W. Lamsa 

Janice N. Cahill Jeanette Bruun 

RoUin H. Barrett 


Ernest J. Zevitas 

Barbara M. Turnquist 



During the fall of 1939, several in- John G. E. Dimock 

terested members of the student body Mary Alice Stone 

answered the call from Mr. VarW, HeroIIII^ZIIlGrV ""Browning, Jr. 

and Dramatics became a part of the tt ■ ^i i ,. ai i 

extra-curricula activities of Stock- Herome Charlotte Abbey 

bridge. Through the joint and earnest Chief Villain F. D. Sargent 

efforts of cast, property, stage, and Bad Man L. T. Atkins 

costume directors, and coached by Mr. Man In The Derby Hat...W. G. Burford 
Leland Varley of the English Depart- ^he "Jest Of Hahalaba", was the 

ment, several plays were put on m third play, put on March 20. 1940. The 

convocation with considerable success. .^^ ^^^ ^j^^ j-^^^^y ^f g.^, ^^^^^^ 

The first play. "In The Zone", on No- Strangway's town house in New York, 

vember 26, 1939, was staged in the an hour before midnight. This play was 

seaman's forecastle of the S. S. Glen- presented on December 31, 1939, by 

cairn, about twelve o'clock at night in the followino cast- 

the fall of the year of 1915, with the g^^ ^^^^ ^^^^^^.' ^ ^ Holzman 

following cast: gj^ j^^^^^^ Strangway 

Smitty L A. Clough Andrew Donellan 

Davis. F D. Sargent The Alchemist F. D. Sargent 

Driscoll "Tom" Bassett Hahalaba, the spirit of laughter 

Swanscn Jacob Grace G. V. Browning Jr 

f '^^"y ^ ,^, Dimock All ^hg ^ ^gj.g ggg.g^g^ .^ ^ggg^^ 

S'- P B^KeverVT '° ^^"S^"- lighting, properties, cos- 

;lf^i •• ^ T ^%r\ tumes, by several students, namely: 

Cocky J R. Walker „,, t ii at r- 

rr,, 1 , , T nt Ellen Jarkko Alice Stone 

ihe second play, put on January 24, , 

1940, was "The Man In The Brown ^ ' ^- ^""^^^ *-• ^- Holzman 

Derby." The scene was Mary's sitting A. V. Barwood L. T. Atkins 
room just after dinner, in a house of We also acknowledge the invaluable 

a London suburb, with the following assistance of Mr. Charles Schauwecker, 

cast: as technical advisor. 


w .jmsm 

First row: Ormo, Director Varley, Mrs. France, Atkins 
Second row: Dimock, Sargent, Keyes 





The first social event of the year was 
held on Friday evening, November 3, 
in the Drill Hall. This was the annual 
reception dance given by the Seniors 
to the Freshmen. Johnny Newton fur- 
nished the music and a very enjoyable 
time was had by all. 

Stephen Kosakowski and Eugene 
Reilly were co-chairmen of the com- 
mittee, and were assisted by: 

Frank CoUingwood Dorothy Eger 
James Teehan Timothy Sullivan 

John Neville Michel Morvant 


The Student Council Dance, held on 
February 10th, better known as "The 
Hobo Winter Carnival", proved to be 
the most enjoyable dance held on cam- 
pus in a long time. The carnivalites 
quickly entered into the spirit of the 
"festival" and all enjoyed a hilarious 
evening. The feature event of the 
evening ■was the crowning of the King 
and Queen who were to reign over the 

The judges selection (as was pre- 
dicted two weeks in advance) met with 
the approval of all. Miss "Dicky" Cor- 
field, a beautiful blonde "import" from 
Worcester, was crowned queen. 
"Dicky's" ambition is to be a dairy 
maid. Her escort, Mr. Robert Macklin 
'40 of Cambridge was honored by the 
presentation of the King's crown. 

The selection of "Miss" Corfield was 
looked upon with bias by several of 

the local co-eds who felt that the crown 
should rightfully go to one of their 
number and not to an "import". The 
co-eds say that they surpass by far, and 
that the "imports" couldn't touch them 
in Beauty, Poise or Glamour. Evidently 
the judges, sane and sober — bless them 
felt otherwise about the matter. 

Music was provided by the popular 
radio maestro Johnny Newton and his 
orchestra. The committee in charge of 
the dance had cleverly arranged the 
decorations in the Drill Hall to provide 
the proper atmosphere. 

The committee for the Student 
Council Dance was: 

Stephen Kosakowski, Chairman 
Robert Macklin Timothy Sullivan 
Samuel Howard Charles Frissell 
John Walker 


On March 16, the Senior Reception 
was held in the Memorial Building. 
This was given to the Seniors by the 
Freshmen, and was a farewell event 
for many of the Freshmen, who were 
about to leave for their placement 

training work. Chairman Sam Sestito 
had arranged a very pleasant program 
for the evening, and the efforts of the 
committee were rewarded by having 
a large group in attendance. 




First row: Davis, Berkeley, Burke, Eger, Howard 
Second row: Smith, Doggett, Kosaskowski, Price 

This book is a permanent record of 
the students and activities of the class 
of 1940. Maybe less permanent, but 
yet very opportune were the weekly 
current events in the Stockbridge col- 
umn of the Collegian. The news thi3 
year was gathered and reported by a 
group of students in a manner which 
deserves much praise-worthy comment. 
Although the paper usually contains 
but two columns of articles, those on 
the staff devoted much time and effort 
to their preparation. 

This is a good time to advise future 
classes to take advantage of this source 
of advertising for their clubs and other 
activities. Many a time things which 
should have been printed in the col- 
umn were not, simply because those 
reporting were not informed. The 
students should cooperate with the re- 
porters by telling them things in which 
the student body might be interested. 
Another thing which future classes 
should do is to become more interested 
in the column individually by reading 
it every week, also, clubs should see 
that their announcements appear on 
time. The column is printed for the 
benefit of the students; they should 
take advantage of it. 

Individual praise should go to those 
who were instrumental in printing such 
a fine column this year. First among 
these is our faculty advisor, Mr. 
Charles N. DuBois who is largely res- 
ponsible for the grammatical correct- 
ness of the articles. During the first 
semester, John J. Burke had charge of 
assembling the articles. Because of a 
change in class schedule he relin- 
quished this post to the Misses Elinor 
Berkeley and Dot Eger who held it 
until the end of the year. 

Included in the group picture are 
those vi'ho assisted in the work, either 
by reporting or contributing articles 
from, time to time. Special mention 
should be made of those who were 
unable to be present when the picture 
was taken. 

They are: Mr. DuBois, Karl DeVine, 
Frank Howard, Fred Emmertt and 
Miss Julia Douglas. During the first 
semester. Miss Douglas did most of 
the secretarial work and typing which 
was a very tiresome job, requiring 
much time and effort. 

The school thanks these persons for 
keeping everyone informed of the 
everyday occurences of the student- 




Ted Shawn, with his troupe of 
modern dancers, made their annual 
appearance on our campus, October 
25, 1939. The audience received them 
with a hearty welcome as not only the 
first Social Union event of the fall 
season, but for the splendid perform- 
ance which they gave. 

Some of the highlights of the Bay 
State Review presented on November 
17 1939, were the faculty play, the 
dance groups, and the Statesmen. 
"Jitterbugging" seemed to be a dom- 
inant note in the evening's affairs, ad- 
ding much color to the show. Sororities 
and Fraternities also had interesting 
numbers on the program. 

Edgar Lee Masters, lawyer, poet, 
and author of "Spoon River Anthol- 
ogy" entertained us on December 7, 
1939. The people were well rewarded 
for their attending that night and we 
hope that in the future Mr. Masters 
will be able to be with us again. 

Upon our return from Christmas 
Vacation, our first Social Union of the 
new year was the Boston Symphonietta 

with Arthur Fiedler conducting. This 
took place on January 8, 1940. The 
program was indeed a success. The 
varied selections appealed to all tastes, 
and one selection in particular, that of 
Ibert's "Divertissment", was especially 
enjoyed by all. 

February 17, 1940, brought once 
more to our stage a famous and well- 
loved poet, Carl Sandburg. He was 
received by a large audience, and his 
singing and poetry held the crowd 
spellbound thruout the entire perfor- 

A program consisting of the com- 
bined musical clubs of the college was 
presented under the direction of Mr. 
Alviani, March 1, 1940. You just sat 
back and forgot your troubles while 
the group sang songs familiar to all. 

March 15, 1940, marked the closing 
of the Social Union series. At this 
time Miss Blanche Yurka, monologist 
actress, appeared at Bcwker Audi- 
torium. The College students and 
faculty were well represented and gave 
Miss Yurka a fine reception. 


It was a doleful student body that 
witnessed the bareness of the ground 
as the date for the 1940 Carnival ap- 
proached, and there seemed little to do 
but arrange a substitute program. But 
lo and behold, Wednesday night old 
Jack Frost answered the skiers' pray- 
ers and sent nearly a foot of fresh, 
clean snow to blanket the hills and 
drift in huge banks around every 

Quickly the fraternity brothers 
erected graceful snow carvings not the 
least of which was ATG's splendid 
penguin group which won honorable 

Friday afternoon the Cross-country 
skiers followed State's Sandy McDou- 
gal over four miles of snowy course in 
twenty-eight minutes. 

At nine o'clock that evening, the 
Carnival Ball was formally opened and 
couples from State and Stockbridge 
swayed to Benny Carter's rythmic of- 
ferings on the balcony of the Cage 

which had been decorated in the guise 
of a ship's promenade. At eleven, 
lovely Anne Cooney, State Junior, was 
selected Carnival Queen for the second 

The following morning the outdoor 
enthusiasts thronged to Bull Hill to 
participate in, or witness, more skiing 
events. Stockbridge's Mike Morvant 
came in first in the Downhill and sec- 
ond in the Jumping contests. State's 
Bill Fuller taking first in Jumping and 
the Slalom. The Slalom and the Down- 
hill courses were the work of Bill 
Lambert, Jr., Stockbridge, '40. 

That Saturday evening, a happy 
crowd gathered on the college pond to 
witness the crowning of the Queen, 
and the presentation of prizes to the 
winners of the skiing events. Frater- 
nities held open house until midnight 
at which time the Fifth Annual Winter 
Carnival of Massachusetts State Col- 
lege became tradition. 



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What would you have expected as 
the end result of the influence of a 
good heritage, an intelligent upbring- 
ing in a home filled with love and 
understanding, and a thorough school- 
ing, both secular and religious, on a 
husky, red-headed youngster who ar- 
rived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 
WiUiam J. Foley, 282 Brackett Street, 
Portland, Maine, on a blustery winter 
morning in December, 1907? Some- 
thing pretty good, you say, and you 
are quite right, for that very young- 
ster was destined to be none other than 
your much loved and highly respected 
Professor Richard Carol (Dick) Foley 
whom you have very fittingly chosen 
to honor through the Dedication of the 
1940 Shorthorn. 

After graduation from Portland High 
School, "Dick" elected to come down 
into Massachusetts for further train- 
ing. He graduated from Massachusetts 
State College with honors in 1927, 
standing third in a graduating class of 
eighty-one. While in College, "Dick" 
was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon, 
the honorary scholastic fraternity Phi 
Kappa Phi, and of the Dairy Cattle 
as well as Fat Stock judging teams. 
His excess energies found outlet in 
running on the Varsity track and relay 
teams, and when not thus occupied, he 
was a rooter extraordinary at all State 
College athletic contests. And he has 
continued, through thick and thin, to 
be one of State's most loyal, one might 
almost say partisan, supporters. 

During summer vacations, and for 
two years following graduation Mr. 
Foley absorbed large amounts of that 
which his urban rearing had denied 
him — farm and livestock experience. 
We watched his progress with a real, 
though perhaps somewhat selfish, in- 
terest because he had seemed such a 
promising prospect — when seasoned 
with a bit of experience — to bring 
back to his Alma Mater as a teacher. 
He was in charge of a large herd of 
Guernsey cattle in Eastern Massachu- 
setts in the summer of 1929 when the 
need arose for a man to supervise the 
newly inaugurated pasture experimen- 
tal work at Massachusetts State Col- 
lege. Mr. Foley was chosen for this 
exacting work, and within two years 

had secured his Master's degree and 
was a teaching member of the Animal 
Husbandry Department. The correct- 
ness of our judgment has long since 
and in manifold ways been amply 
vindicated, and the Dedication of this 
1940 Shorthorn to Professor Foley is 
further proof that our confidence in 
his ability was not misplaced. 

From the start Professor Foley was 
one of our top-ranking teachers, and 
the reasons for his success are not far 
to seek. First of all, he's a thorough 
student himself in the best sense of 
that term, satisfied with nothing but 
his best. His careful attention to 
detail, his knack of getting to the heart 
of a problem, his sense of proportion 
and values, his clarity of exposition, 
criticism and expression together with 
a ready wit and the retention of the 
student viewpoint, have already en- 
deared him to a half-score of Stock- 
bridge classes. The courses he teaches 
are paragons of organization, interest, 
and inspiration as well as utility, and 
the pity is that all Stockbridge students 
cannot at some time take a Professor 
Foley course. 

Like all great teachers Professor 
Foley's work does not begin nor end 
with any class period. His office door 
always stands invitingly ajar, and 
students have long since learned to 
take advantage of his friendly interest 
and intelligent counsel. 

As a member of the Animal Hus- 
bandry faculty. Professor Foley has 
always been willing to carry his full 
share of the load. His loyalty has been 
unswerving, and to his sound judgment 
and intelligent reasoning are due, in no 
small measure, whatever degree of suc- 
cess Animal Husbandry has achieved 
during the past ten years at Massa- 
chusetts State College. 

Thorough student, inspiring teacher, 
valued friend, but best of all genuine 
gentleman, fitly characterize the man 
whom this book honors. In thus 
honoring him you honor yourselves, 
and I am sure I could suggest no better 
precepts to each of you than the 
thoroughness, integrity, loyalty and 
genuineness exemplified in the every- 
day life of Professor Richard C. Foley. 
—V. A. Rice 




(Prepared by the Lotta M. Crabtree College Committee with the approval of the Trustees of 
the Lotta M. Crabtree Estate) 

A recent decision of the Probate Court of 
Boston makes the Lotta M. Crabtree Agricul- 
tural Funds available to graduates of the 
Stockbridge School of Agriculture, as well 
as to graduates of the four- year course at 
Massachusetts State College. This decision 
does not, however, lessen the restrictions nor 
change the purposes for which these funds 
can be used for farm financing. 

The purpose of loans from these funds is 
to assist meritorious graduates who are with- 
out means in establishing themselves in agri- 
cultural pursuits. These loans are made 
without interest or service charges other than 
the cost of title search and legal papers. They 
must, however, be paid back in full amount 
within a reasonable length of time and there 
are certain restrictions on their use. 

To avoid disappointment on the part of 
applicants and save unnecessary work and 
expense in investigating applications for 
loans, there are certain questions that the 
prospective borrower should answer for 
himself before making application for a 
Crabtree loan. The more important of these 

1. Am I thoroughly qualified, both in 
training and experience, to successfully man- 
age the project that I am planning? Experi- 
ence on a farm or in the agricultural enter- 
prise contemplated, in addition to classroom 
training is one of the first essentials for 
success. If such experience is lacking, it is 
usually best to delay application for a loan 
until acquired. 

2. Is the project that I seek assistance in 
financing really an "agricultural pursuit"? 

3. Am I using these funds entirely to 
establish myself in business or are they being 
used in part to benefit some other person who 
is not a graduate of Massachusetts State 
College or the Stockbridge School? This 
question sometimes arises in connection with 
"family" and "partnership" propositions. It 
has no reference to a wife or other depend- 
ent but no part of the loan can be used to 
finance a person who is not a State College 
or Stockbridge graduate. 

4. Am I using these funds for refinancing 
present debts? The purpose of these loans is 

to "establish" rather than to "re-establish" 
persons in agricultural pursuits. They cannot 
be used for retiring present debts. 

5. Will the amount that I can hope to 
borrow from these funds adequately finance 
the enterprise that I am planning to engage 
in? Lotta Agricultural loans are used mostly 
to supplement other forms of financing rather 
than for complete financing of farming opera- 
tions. Reasonably definite plans for the other 
financing, which the loan is intended to 
supplement, should be worked out before 
applying for a Crabtree loan. 

6. What can I offer as security to ade- 
quately safeguard this loan? A Crabtree 
loan, like any other loan, should be safe- 
guarded against possible death or financial 
failure of the recipient. While character and 
personal integrity of the applicant are large 
factors in decisions relative to granting a 
loan, adequate security should be provided 
as far as possible. 

7. Can I amortize my debt payments and 
other financial obligations so that I can repay 
this loan within a reasonable period of time? 
Most Crabtree loans are made under definite 
agreement to repay within a relatively short 
period of years. The Crabtree applicant should 
therefore make certain, barring calamity, that 
his income above necessary operating and 
living expenses will be great enough to allow 
annual, semi-annual or monthly payments on 
this loan as well as on other debt obligations 
that he may be carrying. 

8. Will this loan actually help me to make 
more money or will it merely delay the time 
and increase the burden of final financial 
reckoning? The answer to this question and 
also to No. 7 involves careful budgeting and 
planning ahead. Unless an applicant can 
show on paper by carefully projected plans 
and budgets of expected receipts and expenses 
that he will benefit by a loan, he is likely 
to have difficulty in repaying it. 

Applications for a Crabtree loan should be 
addressed to the Trustees of the Lotta M. 
Crabtree Estate, 619 Washington Street, 
Boston, Massachusetts. Decisions regarding 
the granting of a loan rests entirely with the 
Trustees under the terms of Miss Crabtree's 



Acclaimed as one of the biggest 
animal husbandry shows sponsored by 
students of a northeastern college, the 
1940 Little International Fitting, Show- 
ing and Judging Contest was staged 
before an audience of 200 visitors, 
alumni, and students at Massachusetts 
State College, March 16, at Grinnell 

Highlight of the program was the 
presentation of the new Ensminger 
Trophy by James G. Watson, of the 
New England Homestead, to premier 
showman, Paul C. Vinson of Winchen- 
don, Massachusetts. The new trophy 
is named after M. Eugene Ensminger, 
Animal Husbandry Professor at Massa- 
chusetts State College, as the farm 
paper's tribute to his efforts toward the 
diversification of New England agricul- 
ture. James G. Watson, editor of the 
Homestead judged the premier show- 
manship contest, with the aid of Pro- 
fessor Harry L. Garrigus of the 
University of Connecticut, and pre- 
sented the trophy in person. 

The horse classes were judged by 
Mrs. Max Dreyfus, owner of the Mad- 
rey Farm in Brewster, New York, with 
the help of her genial horseman, 
"Charlie". Luther Belden, of the 
Mountain Farm in Hatfield, Massachu- 
setts, judged the sheep. The official 
cattle judge was John Lathrop of the 
Laurel Hill Farm in Blandford; and 
hogs were rated by Clifford Clevenger, 
manager of the Mount Hope Farm in 
Williamstown, Massachusetts. Lewis 
Watt, manager of a farm in North Pow- 
nal, Vermont, came down to help a 
committee of faculty members hear 
oral reasons on judging classes. 

Other northeastern livestock leaders 
seen at the show included Lester 
Tompkins, head of the Division of An- 
imal Husbandry and Dairying for the 
Massachusetts Department of Agricul- 
ture; Graham Walker, Brattleboro, 
Vermont, sheepman; Frank Skogsberg, 
M. S. C. alumnus, now county agricul- 
tural agent in Berkshire County, 

The Little International is sponsored 
annually by the Massachusetts State 
College Animal Husbandry Club with 
four-year students, and students in 

two year vocational course in the 
Stockbridge School of Agriculture at 
Massachusetts State College taking 
part. Chester C. Putney, '41, of Or- 
leans, Vermont, headed this year's 
show, assisted by William F. Warren, 
'41 of West Roxbury, Massachusetts; 
Karl DeVine. '40. of Ferrisburg, Ver- 
mont, and Professor M. Eugene 
Ensminger, faculty advisor. Phyllis L. 
Tower, of North Abington, Massachu- 
setts, co-ed Animal Husbandry sopho- 
more, served as chief clerk. 

Placings and Awards 

Premier Showman — Paul C. Vinson 

of Winchendon, Massachusetts 

Name inscribed on new Ensminger 

Medallion given by Massachusetts 
Department of Agriculture. 

F. B. Morrison. 

Massachusetts State Department of 
Agriculture medallions were also 
awarded to second and third men in 
the premier showmanship competition. 
Karl E. DeVine of Ferrisburg, Ver- 
mont, and Gordon B. Newton of Athol. 
Massachusetts, respectively. 

Karl DeVine also received a one- 
year subscription to THE FARMER'S 
DIGEST in addition to the medallion. 


Horses: 1st Karl E. DeVine, a two year 
subscription to The National Horse- 

2nd, Gordon B. Newton, a one year 
subscription to The Percheron News. 

Hogs: 1st Richard C. Richards, a one 
year subscription to The Berkshire 


2nd, Russell Eastman, a one year sub- 
scription to The Chester White Jour- 

Sheep: 1st, Paul C. Vinson, a three 
year subscription to The Sheepman. 

2nd, Normand Eklund, a one year sub- 
scription to The Sheep Breeder. 

Cattle: 1st, Norman Bowman, a one 
year subscription to The Aberdeen 
Angus Journal. 

2nd, George C. Hibbard, a one year 
subscription to The Cattleman. 



On May 4, the annual Fitting and 
Showing Contest for Dairy Cattle was 
held in the Grinnell Arena under the 
direction of Professor Richard C. 
Foley. The classes were judged by 
Professors Robert Johnson, Connecti- 
cut University, and Victor A. Rice, 
Head of the Animal Husbandry De- 
partment, Massachusetts State College. 

In the preliminary showing, 15 of 
the 30 entries qualified for the finals 
which provided stiff competition. These 
contestants entered the ring at eleven 
o'clock. The cattle were paraded 
around the arena several times, and 
the leaders were asked by the judges 
to exchange animals in order to prove 
their ability to show cattle of the four 
major dairy breeds. After lining the 
cattle in the center of the ring, Pro- 
fessor Johnson made and gave reasons 
for his final placings. 

The placings were announced by 
Professor Foley, and the prizes will be 
awarded at a banquet to be held on 
Agriculture Achievement Day. 

The prizes were as follows: 
First prize — a medal 

J. Leo McDonald 
Second prize — a medal 

George C. Hibbard 
Third prize — a medal 

John D. Neville 
Fourth prize — text book 

Cole B. Price 
Fifth prize — text book 

Norman Bowman 
Sixth prize — text book 

Priscilla Jacobs 
Seventh prize — year's subscription to 
a dairy breed magazine 

Bert Cregg 
Eighth prize — year's subscription to a 
dairy breed magazine 

Allan Hugelman 
Ninth prize — year's subscription to a 
dairy breed magazine 

Karl DeVine 
Tenth prize — year's subscription to a 
dairy breed magazine 

Lauren Clough 



The 1939 Massachusetts State Col- 
lege Horticulture Show was held in the 
Physical Education cage on the cam- 
pus, November 10, 11 and 12, 1939. 

The main feature this year was pro- 
duced by the Pomology Department. 
A large replica of an apple was made, 
using over 3000 apples. This was dis- 
played on a modern designed structure, 
which had three pillars, 20 feet high 
towering up from the base. On the 
center pillar was a seal of the state of 
Massachusetts, and on each adjacent 
pillar were large M's. 

Directly in front of the main exhibit, 
was a large lawn, surrounded by a low 
Juniper hedge. This center mall was 
made entirely by Stockbridge students 
in the Horticulture Department. 

Enclosing both the large center mall, 
and the main feature, there were large 
formal Evergreen hedges, also made by 
the Stockbridge students. These 
hedges were all carried out in a very 
formal effect allowing the large Pom- 
ology exhibit to be the main axis, with 
walks serving as minor axes. 

The other parts of the cage were 
filled with baskets, and vases, of thou- 
sands of assorted flowers with the 
beautiful fall Chrysanthemums pre- 

Booths arranged by the students, 
either in formal, informal, or miniature 
settings, proved very attractive. These 
booths were only 10 feet by 10 feet in 
size, but displayed a large array of 
scenery of both the surrounding coun- 
tryside and formal garden spots. 

The entire cage was garbed in an 
array of the brilliant fall colors, mak- 
ing a spectacular recovery, since the 
show of the previous year was post- 
poned, due to the Hurricane. Over 
14,000 people viewed this spectacle 

made possible by the Horticulture De- 
partment of our College. Frank How- 
ard and Stephen Kosakowski acted as 
chairmen from the Floriculture and 
Horticulture Clubs respectively. 

The following awards were won by 
Stockbridge students. 

In a class consisting of formal nature, 
in a booth of 100 square feet. 

Second place was taken by Seth 
Swift and Everett True. 

Third place was taken by Harry 
Adriance and Arthur Ormo. 

In a class consisting of the construc- 
tion of scenes of the informal nature, 
third place was taken by Stephen Bar- 
ton and Rufus Hilliard. 

A class for miniature landscape 
scenes prizes were won by Rebecca 
Dickie, Dorothy Eger, Ellen Jarkko, 
and Alice Stone. 

In a class for displaying windows of 
fruit, the following places were taken: 
first, Samuel Howard and Lawrence 
Tierney; second, Thomas Bassett and 
Percy Brown. 

In a class especially for Floriculture 
students in the Floriculture S-7 class 
the following awards were given; 

First, Harry Adriance; second, Alice 
Stone; third, Arthur Ormo. 

In a class display of large baskets of 
Chrysanthemums, a third place was 
taken by Bob Macklin. "Bob" also 
took a third place in a class of fall fruit- 
ing branches arranged in a metal con- 

Alice Stone received a second place 
and Barbara Turnquist was awarded a 
third place ribbon in a class arranging 
various types of wooden chopping 
bowls with various types of fruit. 






"Mr. Howard, president of the 
Student Council, will read the notices 
this morning." With this introduction 
the class of 1940 has been most fam- 
iliar at convocation openings each 
week-day Wednesday. 

On a certain Wednesday in Novem- 
ber the announcements stated that the 
following convocation would be in 
honor of Armistice Day, that there 
would be a special speaker for the 
occasion and on completion of the 
program in Stockbridge the whole 
school would march to Memorial Hall 
where a wreath of remembrance 
would be placed at the memorial tablet, 
giving the names of the men of the 
College who died in the first World 
War. That this custom had been a 
tradition of Stockbridge for many 
years was explained to all the fresh- 
men students. The Director then added 
some details as to the formation of the 
procession, and asked for volunteers 
who were sons of veterans of the War 
to act as bearers of the wreath at the 
head of the student column. 

And so another Armistice Day ob- 
servance was carried out by the com- 
bined classes, but this would be the 
last one for 1940. Perhaps they would 
remember it in after years. 

To help in preserving some little 
recollection of that significant student 
assembly the board of editors of the 
1940 Shorthorn have with commend- 
able foresight, included the program of 
the day. Roland H. Verbeck. 



[p. nKfnory of our honored ckad 
Thirwredtii \i ^tkted \xi«k 
Vmr noma to teep tilivc forever 
Urn- tJOl* idcrrtice ol youlliond life. 

J^ the Jludenl l30dv of 
Tne /locKbridq« Jcliool ot Aqricullure 

1. Notices 

2. "In Flanders Field" 

Director Verbeck 

3. 11:15-11:20 Music. School, Direc- 

tion of Mr. Doric Alviani. 
Songs of Remembrance. 

4. 11:20-11:40 

Professor Ralph VanMeter speaks. 
11:40 Procession forms in front of 
building (filing quietly through 
hall to avoid class disturbances) 
Column headed by Student Coun- 
cil Officers, by sons of Great War 
veterans carrying Memorial 
Wreath to Memorial Hall. 

In Memorial Room 

Student Council President pre- 

1. Places wreath at base of mem- 
orial tablet. 

2. Dean William L. Machmer ac- 
cepts for College. 

3. Director Verbeck reads Col- 
lege Poem, "We Are The 
Dead", by Willard Wattles. 

4. Rev. David Sharp offers brief 

5. Taps are sounded outside at 



This year marked a new era in the 
religious activities at Massachusetts 
State College. In August, Dr. J. Paul 
Williams, who had been the director 
for more than ten years, resigned to 
accept a position in the Department of 
Religion at Mount Holyoke. On Sep- 
tember 28, 1939, the new director, Rev. 
David Addison Sharp, Jr., began his 
duties. Mr. Sharp came to State Col- 
lege following a year's work at the 
First Congregational Church of Los 

For the first time Stockbridge was 
represented on the governing body of 
the United Religious Council. John 
Burke, '40 and Robert Brown, '40, 
served as representatives for the 
Student Religious Council. Both men 
have been active in the work of the 
Council, and also in the Newman Club 
and Christian Federation, respectively. 
Robert Gamache, '40, has been a mem- 
ber of the Executive Cabinet of the 
Newman Club and Edward Mattson, 
'41, a member of the Executive Cab- 
inet of the Christian Federation. 

Early in the year, Mr. Sharp spoke 
in convocation and introduced to 
Stockbridge students the Presidents of 
the Menorah Club, Newman Club and 
Christian Federation, in an effort to 
increase Stockbridge participation in 
these activities. Then in March, be- 
fore Freshmen left for their placement 
training, Mr. Sharp introduced mem- 
bers of the Senior Class who spoke of 
the opportunities which placement 
service offered, along the line of 
regular duty and community life, both 
religious and social. 

Vespers for Stockbridge and State 
students have been held on Sunday 
afternoons at five o'clock in the Mem- 
orial Building. Prominent churchmen 
from New England and New York 
have been the guest speakers at these 
services. Rev. Chai-les M. McConnell 
of the Boston University School of 
Theology gave us one of our best ad- 
dresses relating the rural life of man 

to the teachings of Jesus Christ and 
the Church. 

The Seventh Annual Religious Con- 
ference was held this year on Febru- 
ary 23 and 24 in the Chapel Audi- 
torium. The theme was "Religion and 
Democracy" and Mr. James B. Carey 
of New York, was the opening speaker. 
The evening session had as speakers, 
Dr. Joseph Van Vleck of Hartford, 
Rev. Father Vincent Donovan of New 
York, and Rabbi William G. Braude 
of Providence. Following round table 
discussions Dr. Julius Seelye Bixler of 
Harvard gave the closing address. 

This year several of the Stockbridge 
men have been very active in the work 
of the United Religious Council. Next 
year it is hoped that even more 
students will cooperate with Mr. Sharp 
and the various clubs to further an 
appreciation of the teachings and prin- 
ciples of the Church and Synagogue. 




An account of the Placement Training 
Program deserves mention in the Shorthorn, 
not only because it is in its way a contribu- 
tion to the Stockbridge School, but also be- 
cause it is an instance in which the school 
is making a definite contribution in the field 
of education. As in any other field of human 
endeavor, education is subject to the intro- 
duction of new ideas which must be given 
due consideration and consolidated into the 
existing programs if the training and educa- 
tion of our young people is to make progress 
compatible with that of agriculture, industry, 
and commercial activities. Today, educators 
in vocational lines see a need for supplement- 
ing the work of the classroom with practical 
experience if young people are to be well 
fitted to adapt themselves to the task of 
working for and enjoying a living. The 
modem trend recognizes an increasing worth 
in a new type of aoorentice training in vo- 
cational fields, and Massachusetts State Col- 
lege, in its Stockbridge School of Agriculture, 
instituted the Placement training Program 
with the idea of increasing the so-called 
"carry-over" value of formal education. 

Initiation of Placement Training at S.S.A. 

Back in 1919, when the idea of supple- 
menting formal instruction with actual ex- 
perience was comoaratively new and untried, 
the Stockbridge School of Agriculture insti- 
tuted a plan which the years have shown ta 
be a good one. In 1919 the School became 
a pioneer in apprentice trainin g by the 
establishment of its Placement Training Pro- 
gram, and subsequent events have proven 
its worth. 

Essentially the program consists of an ar- 
rangement by which young people in agricul- 
ture and related fields are given an oppor- 
tunity to see their theoretical lessons in 
practice, and the School is given an equal 
opportunity to observe the students at work 
in their prospective vocations as well as in 
the classroom. The College maintains an 
efficient Placement Service, with a Director 
of Placement who devotes his full time to 
the program, an effective system of files, and 
the other machinery necessary to make 
Placement Training at the State College 
really mean what the name of the program 

Students in the Stockbridge School of 
Agriculture are reauired, as part of their 
course, to take a certain period of placement 
by hiring themselves out to farmers, dairies, 
gardening concerns, conservation enterprises, 
hotels and summer resorts, poultry establish- 
ments, and many other types of emoloyers 
in the field of agriculture in order that they 
might supplement their education with prac- 
tical experience. The period of training for 
Stockbridge students occurs between the 
freshman and senior years. They usually 
start work about April 1 and continue until 
the first of the following October. This plan 
gives the students an opportunity to con- 
solidate the material learned during the first 

year of their stay with us, and has always 
resulted in a more mature attitude during 
the second year. It is specifically an appren- 
tice training period and is under the super- 
vision of the Director of the Placement 
Service. We cannot emphasize too strongly 
that its primary purpose is practical 
Selection of Placement Work 

A freshman has his first taste of this 
program when he interviews the Director 
several times during his first year at 
school. During these interviews he is 
being carefully studied and questioned with 
the hope of finding out the depth of his sin- 
cerity and interest in his chosen vocation, 
and opportunity is frequently and frankly 
taken to point out any obvious faults which 
might prevent his success in getting a job 
in the future. This method of interview is 
helpful to the student and to the Director. 
In some cases, it is discovered before the 
young man has gone to too much expense 
that he is a misfit in vocational agriculture, 
and he may be advised to drop his endeavors 
along such lines, thus preventing the necessity 
of finding out his lack of satisfactory quali- 
fications after spending two years and con- 
siderable money. To the Director, the inter- 
views offer opportunities to judge the student 
on his merits, and help in placing him for 
the required work period between freshman 
and senior years, and later in permanent 

The writer has been Director of Placement 
Training starting with the class of 1929, a 
total of thirteen years. Up to 1936 candidates 
in seven major fields were placed every 
summer, these fields being Animal Husbandry, 
Dairy Manufactures, Floriculture. Fruit 
Growing, Horticulture, Poultry, and Vege- 
table Gardening. In 1937, Wildlife Manage- 
ment was added to the number of courses 
requiring placement, and this was followed 
in 1939 with the introduction of the Hotel 
Stewarding course. 

Within recent years it has been deemed 
expedient to limit the enrollment of students 
in certain major departments. The lack of 
adequate facilities in laboratories and per- 
sonnel make it necessary to permit the en- 
rollment of only 35 students in the Animal 
Husbandry course, although the placement 
prospects for such students are good. For 
the same reasons, the enrollment in the Dairy 
course is limited to 25, but in this field we 
find that successful placement is a more 
difficult problem. Only 10 students are per- 
mitted to take the course in Wildlife Manage- 
ment because that particular field does not 
at the present time offer an abundance of 
opportunities for employment after gradua- 
tion. Our newest major line of study and 
one which has evoked considerable favorable 
comment from the public, is the course in 
Hotel Stewarding. As in Wild'ife Manage- 
ment, enrollment is limited to 10 freshmen in 
Hotel Stewarding. The reason in this case 
is lack of laboratory space and personnel. 



















































































































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Progress of the Placement Program 

Throughout the years the program has 
shown a certain amount of progress. Chart 
I deals with the number of placements made 
in the respective fields since 1928, and cer- 
tain general trends are noticeable from this 
chart. In 1929 the number of placements was 
110, and they continued to fluctuate until the 
low point of 1935. From that time (1935) on, 
there has been a slow but steady climb to 
the present peak of 147 placements in the 
class of 1941. Animal Husbandry has been 
fairly steady. It hit a low point in 1935 but 
has been rising steadily ever since. This 
field presents two kinds of work: (1) that 
which is on specialized farms and gives ex- 
perience in stock work, breeding and herd 
records, and general stock farm management, 
and (2) that on smaller farms where the 
work is more varied and general. Dairy 
Manufactures had remained fairly steady 
through the years until the present year, 
with the class of 1941, the first one with 
restricted enrollment, when the chart shows 
a drop from the previous year. Students in 
this line of work are placed in ice cream and 
milk plants. Floriculture students, placed 
with commercial growers whose chief crops 
are usually carnations or roses, have been 
placed in fairly steady numbers with the 
exception of the class of 1935. The Fruit 
Growing majors are placed with orchard 
managers and owners and there has been a 

steady record, the last few years showing 
relatively little change. Horticulture has 
shown a steady increase with the exception 
of 1935. Horticulture students are placed on 
nurseries, parks, cemeteries, private estates, 
college grounds services and with landscape 
contractors. Poultry placements hit a low in 
1935, but have been climbing steadily ever 
since. Some students in this field are in- 
terested in breeding, while others confine 
their interest to egg and meat production for 
the market. Vegetable gardening, as the 
chart shows, has never had a high number 
of students. Candidates in this vocation are 
placed with commercial market gardeners. 
Wildlife students are placed largely with the 
Department of Conservation. Division of 
Fisheries and Game, working on game farms, 
fish hatcheries, stream survey, and wild life 
areas and sanctuaries. As for the history of 
their placements, the chart speaks for itself, 
as it does for the course in Hotel Stewarding. 
Poultry majors are excused from classes a 
month early and start work on March 1 
because the employers require their service 
at that time due to an increase in labor 
requirements for the hatching and brooding 
season. All other majors start work about 
April 1, except the Hotel Stewarding group 
which will start work early in June begin- 
ning with this year. Previously they had 
started in April. 



Chart II is inserted to show the distribu- 
tion of placement students in various states 
since the inception of the program. 

On placement, students are expected to 
earn and to receive a reasonable wage, but we 
repeat that the primary purpose of placement 
training is practical experience. Although 
the scale of wages varies in different fields 
of employment, the Director takes care to see 
that every man is given a wage that is fair 
to him. On the bottom line of Chart I we 
show an estimate of the total amounts that 
students have earned on the placement train- 
ing plan since 1929. To give an idea of the 
value of this amount in terms of education, 
let us divide the total by $500.00, or approx- 
imately the amount of expense for one year 
at school. This amount, $611,796, divided by 
$500.00 gives us the figure 1,223, or shows 
that students on this plan have earned 
enough since 1929 to pay the total expenses 
for one year of 1,223 students at the Stock- 
bridge School of Agriculture. These figures 
show that in addition to gaining practical 
experience of inestimable value in vocational 
lines, the students on the placement training 
program also earn quite a considerable 
amount of money. 

After years at the work of placing students, 
the Director has noted certain trends which 

indicate something of the future. There is 
no doubt that today we are witnessing a drift 
toward an increase in vocational work in 
colleges. Vocational majors are the easiest 
to place at the present time, and the reason 
for this is because our American enthusiasm 
for higher education has perhaps gone to too 
great an extreme in the preparation of 
students for technical, scientific, and theor- 
etical lines. This practice has resulted in a 
lack of skilled men in vocational fields, and 
hence vocational work today offers a some- 
what better outlook than it has sometimes in 
the past. There is still a demand for good 
Stockbridge students, but we would point out 
that the inefficient and incompetent young 
man or woman who is lacking in initiative, 
ambition and common sense cannot be placed 
under any system of education or placement. 
Our policy has always been one devoted to 
the best interests of each student and our 
regulations are controlled by the number of 
jobs available in the respective fields. 

The placement training program aids in 
"winnowing the wheat from the chaff". We 
are able to obtain further information as to 
whether or not a student can "make the 
grade" in his chosen field, and the figures of 
one of our recent classes will show what 
happens to a group of entering students. Of 
204 students registering for courses in Stock- 
bridge, 136 stayed for the full first year, and 
were assigned to placement training jobs. Of 







































































































































































this latter number only 100 returned to be 
seniors. This reduction of one-hundred per 
cent would seem high in most schools, but 
with us it enables us to point out that our 
seniors are a select group, tested and proved, 
and gives us confidence that when they have 
gone through our educational program and 
taken their placement with success, they will 
be the kind of men whom we ai'e glad to 
recommend for permanent positions. 

Throughout the years we have found that 
the hardest groups to place are those maior- 
ing in Dairy Manufactures, Ornamental Hor- 
ticulture and Wildlife Management, and the 
easiest group is composed of those majoring 
in Animal Husbandry. We are particularly 
careful and selective in our placement assign- 
ments for we realize that the program could 
not be carried on without the cooperation 
of the employers, many of whom have been 
kind enough to take our placement students 
year after year. To these employers we owe 
and acknowledge a debt of gratitude. As the 
Stockbridge graduates have gradually ad- 
vanced to responsible positions in increasing 
numbers, they are more and more becoming 
employers of our training students. In the 
summer of 1939, 30 freshmen were placed 
with Stockbridge graduates, who make ex- 
cellent employers because they understand 
the problem as well as our aims. 

One of the interesting indirect results of 
the Placement Training program for the 

Stockbridge School of Agriculture has been 
its influence in the establishment of a 
similar program in the Division of Agricul- 
ture of the regular four-year course at 
Massachusetts State College. Students at the 
State College working for a degree in agri- 
culture are now required to take one summer 
of placement for practical experience in their 
vocational choice. This period lasts for three 
months, and starts at the close of school, 
about the tenth of June. It is obvious that 
the inception of this plan in the four-year 
work had its inspiration in the success of 
the simUar plan Ln the Stockbridge School. 
This is an instance where the Stockbridge 
School has, as we have mentioned before, 
made a definite contribution to the field of 
higher education. 

We feel that the operation of the place- 
ment training program has proven its worth, 
that the "proof of the pudding has been in 
the eating", so to speak. It is a plan that has 
operated successfully, and promises to continue 
to operate successfully in the years to come. 
We are grateful to the employers, to the mem- 
bers of our faculty and staff, and to the 
graduates whose active cooperation has made 
the program what it is today. 

Director of Placement Service 




First row: Howard, Macklin, Chairman Reilly, Clement, Frissell 
Second row: Sullivan, Brown, McDonald, Kosakowski 


First row, Hurlburt, Adriance, Dimock 
Second row: Browning, Hugelman 




10:00 a.m. 
10:00 a.m. 

Class Picnic 

FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1940 

Look Memorial Park 

Class Day Exercises Rhododendron Garden 

Stephen R. Kosakowski, Class President, Presiding 

Harry L. Adriance 

Roland C. Clement 

Director Roland H. Verbeck 

Stephen R. Kosakowski 

The Class 

Goodell Library 

Memorial Hall 

Class Oration 
Class History 
Student Activity Awards 
Presentation of Class Gift 
School Song — "Alma Mater Hail" 
Dedication of Class Tree 
12:10 p. m. Alumni Sing 

Mr. Doric Alviani, Song Leader 

12:20 p.m. Alumni Meeting Memorial Hall 

1:00 p.m. Alumni-Senior Luncheon Draper Hall 

(Class reunion speakers from 1920, 1925, 1930, 1935 and 1939) 

3:00 p. m. Baseball Game Alumni Field 

Alumni vs. Stockbridge 1940 
4:00 p.m. Alumni Tea Dance and Buffet Supper Memorial Hall 

8:30 p.m. Class Play Bowker Auditorium 

4:30 p. m. Processional 

Hymn Come Thou Almighty King 

Scripture Reading 

Vocal Solo - "Children of Men" Russell 

Commencement Sermon Reverend Kenneth C. MacArthur 

Sterling, Massachusetts 
Vocal Solo - "The Lord Is My Light" Alviani 

Hymn My Country 'Tis of Thee 

Recessional Music by Doric Alviani, Baritone 

Wilfred Hathaway, M.S.C., '41. Organist and Accompanist 
6:00 p. m. President's Reception to members of graduating class, 

their guests, alumni, and faculty Lilac Garden 


10:00 a. m. Processional - "Priest's March" (Athalia) Mendelssohn 

Invocation Reverend David A. Sharp, Jr. 

Director of Religious Education, Massachusetts State College 

George Uberto Browning, Jr. 

"A Successful New England Poultry Farm" 
The Class - "America The Beautiful" Ward 

Gordon Emerson Dimock 

"Recent Developments in Milk Marketing" 
Music - "Coronation March" (Le Prophete) Meyerbeer 

Allan Norman Hugelman 

"Dairy Farming, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" 
The Class - "Alma Mater Hail" Mandell and Shaw S'39 

Sullivan S'40 
Watson Mills Hurlburt 

"Opportunities and Problems of the Small Town Florist" 
The Class - "Juanita" Spanish Melody 

Presentation of Diplomas President Hugh P. Baker 

School Song - "Men of Stockbridge" 

Recessional - "Grand March" Howell 

9:00 p. m. Commencement Promenade Memorial Hall 



Robert Oakly Abbott, Jr. 
Donald Shaw Adams 
Roland Walter Aldrich 
James Pliilip Alexakos 
Cornelius Henry Ash, Jr. 
Theodore Frank Bartlett 
Basil Benjamin Bearse 
Charles Everett Bein, Jr. 
Warren Samuel Bemis 
Mary Phyllis Benben 
Arthur Wilson Berry 
Robert Elmer Berry 
Norman Everett Bickford 
Oscar Palmer Bodwell 
John Howard Brewster 
Leon Alfred Brock 
Sumner Tuell Carlson 
John Joseph Clancy 
Malcolm Sears Clark 
William Patten Conant 

John Eadie, Jr. 
Helen Esselen 
Wallace James Everett 
George Stanley Ferris 
W. Weston Fenton 
William Arthur Fitzpatrick 
John Farwell Fuller. Jr. 
Perry Marshall Gebhardt 
Eugen Pierre Karl Gieringer 
Earl Curtis Gillespie, Jr. 
John Perrins Goodale 
Richard David Gordon 
Frederick Francis Guyott 
Edward Neal Harrington 
Douglas Kenneth Henderson 
John Warner Hibbard 
Wilfred Edward Hines 
Carl Leonard Hook. Jr. 
Raymond Proctor Houle 

Norman Hubbard 
Albert Edward Conklin, II Robert Floyd Jones 
George Richmond Denison Michael William Kandianis 
Paul Joseph DeRusha John Howe Kelso 

James Henry Doherty Morris Leo Kohn 

John Thomas Donovan Alfred Melvin Kumins 


William Napoleon Lavoie 
Norman Fairbanks Lawton 
O. Theodore Lindgren 
Weikko Albert Mackie 
Charles Forbes Mandell 
Richard Stewart Mayberry 
Albert Mitchell 
Stephen Kingsley Morse 
Myron Montgomery Munson 
Donald Collister MacDonell 
James Joseph McDonough 
Thomas Bernard MacQuinn 
Charles Erold Nelson, Jr. 
Wniiam Pierce Ogden 
Charles Bright Olds 
Casper John Perednia 
William Phillips, Jr. 
Charles Robert Pickard 
John Aloysius Plotczyk 
Raymond Edward Potter 
Robert William Potter 
Charles Joseph Russo 
Russell Stoddard Shaw 
Daniel Joseph Shine 
Richard Allison Smith 
Frederick Callahan 

Richard Marshall Sparks 
Edgar Winfred Spear 
Arthur Phillips Stedman 
Clarence Edward Stillman 
Vincent Thomas Sullivan 
Raymond Ernest Taylor 
James Edward Teevan 
Alfred Nahumn Thompson, Jr. 
Guy Burgess Thornton 
David Fowle Treadway 
Alexander Frank Tripp 
Ralph Foster Verrill 
Andrew Cleveland Warner 
Benning Lewis Wentworth, Jr. 
Elliot Marshall Wheeler 
William Francis Whelan 
Frances Chase Whitman 
George Norman Wilkinson 
Donald Kingsley Williams 
Edward van Alstyne Wilson 
Howard William Winter 
Lawrence Curtis Woodfall, Jr. 
Gordon Thomas Woods 
Fred Loring Wright, Jr. 
Warren Granville Wright 



In recognition of their outstanding 
achievements, and for the honor which 
they have brought to the Stockbridge 
School of Agriculture, Gold-S-Charms 
were awarded to four alumni and one 
faculty member at the 1939 Com- 
mencement exercises. 

The awards and citations were made 
as follows: 

Donald Lovell Crooks, S '25 — Presi- 
dent of the Massachusetts Federation 
of Poultry Associations. Citation given 
by Professor William Sanctuary of the 
Poultry Husbandry Department. 

A. Howard Whelan, S '29— Manager 
of the Brockton Egg Auction. Citation 
by Professor Luther Banta of the Poul- 
try Husbandry Department. 

L. Roy Hawes, S '20 — A member of 
the pioneer graduating class, Alumni 

Association President, and successful 
florist — a dirt farmer. Citation by 
Emory E. Grayson, Director of Place- 

William B. Carter, S '24 — In 1938 
elected president of the Boston Market 
Gardeners Association, Incorporated, 
the oldest organization of its kind in 
the United States and the strongest in 
Massachusetts. The youngest man to 
ever hold this office. Citation by Pro- 
fessor Grant B. Snyder of the Depart- 
ment of Vegetable Gardening. 

Charles Hiram Thayer, Assistant 
Professor of Agronomy — Has given al- 
most a quarter century of service to 
the College and has taught every class 
since Stockbridge was estabUshed. A 
teacher, naturalist, historian, confidant 
and advisor of youth. Citation by 
President Hugh P. Baker. 


The Editors of the Shorthorn are 
grateful to all those who have so 
willingly assisted in assembling the 
material for this yearbook. We wish 
to extend our thanks especially: 

To Miss Dorothy Cooper of Howard 
Wesson Co., Mr. C. A. Nichols of the 
Burbank Printing Co., and Mr. 
Kinsman and his assistants for their 
timely advice and suggestions regard- 
ing the arrangement of pictures and 
printed material. 

To President Hugh Potter Baker, 
Director Roland H. Verbeck, Emory 
E. Grayson, Victor A. Rice, Marion 
E. Ensminger and Rev. David A. 
Sharp, Jr., for the interesting and 
appropriate featur-e articles which they 

To the Misses Katherine M. Martin 
and Catherine F. Hefl^ernan for their 

fi'iendly cooperation and assistance in 
checking statistics and other detailed 

To Mr. Charles N. DuBois for his 
assistance in preparing copy. 

To Mr. John H. Vondell and Howard 
Hunter for their special photography 

To the club Presidents and members 
of the student body who so willingly 
contributed photographs and informa- 
tion regarding various activities on 

And last, but by no means least, to 
the greatest of Faculty Advisers, "Pop" 
Barrett, who, with his wealth of 
original ideas, has helped us to over- 
come many perplexing problems. 

The Editors 



TO 1940 

It has been a pleasure working with you. 
In fact, It has been a pleasure to work with 
Prof. Barrett, and all of the Shorthorn Boards 
for many years. 

Somehow there is a doss of real honest-to-goodness 
young men and women who we hove always found 
at Stockbridge — a fact which makes a hard job 
easier for us. 

From Johnnie Neville down the line, we wish you 
all, the best there is in life. 





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