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STOCKBRIDGE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
William C. Peck
Theodore T. Toporowski
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STOCKBRIDGE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
MASSACHUSETTS STATE COLLEGE
In appreciation of the gracious coopera-
tion and sympathetic helpfulness of
MISS KATHARINE M. MARTIN
MISS CATHERINE F. HEFFERNAN
Secretaries of the Stockbridge School of
Agriculture, we gratefully dedicate this
There will come a time, in the
years ahead, when the memories of
these vital college years will be lost
in the hazy depths of time. It is for
that distant hour that the 1941 board
has prepared this SHORTHORN.
Today its pages contain little more
than a brief account of our activities
as a class and to the campus events
of the past two years. Some day
its meagre outline will enable us to
bring back more forcibly, memories
of our life at Stockbridge.
The key to a memory —
Our IF^ © ^ IL I' ^
HUGH POTTER BAKER
President of Massachusetts State College
Born 1878. B.S., Michigan State
College, 1901, M.F., Yale University,
1904, D.Oec, University of Munich,
1910, L.L.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 Forest-
ry, Pennsylvania State College, 1907-
12. Dean and Professor of Silvicul-
ture, New York State College of For-
estry, 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- .
ROLAND H. VERBECK, B.S.
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
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 University, Canton,
N. Y., 1919-24. Director of Short
Courses, M. S. C, 1924-. National
Education Association, Harvard Teach-
ers' Association, Phi Sigma Kappa.
DORIC J. ALVIANI, Mus.E.,
Instructor in Music
Born 1913. Music B., Boston University, 1937. Supervisor
of Music, Public School, Somerville, Mass., 1936-37. Super-
visor of Music, Public Schools, Amherst, Mass., 1937-38.
Instructor of Music, Mass. State College, 1938 — .
ALLEN E. ANDERSEN, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
A.B., University of Nebraska, 1923. M.A., University of
Nebraska, 1924. Ph.D., Harvard University, 1934. Instructor
in Math., Harvard University, 1929-32. Instructor in Math.,
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1932-33. Chairman, Depart-
ment of Math., Wagner College, 1933-37. Assistant Professor
of Math., M. S. C, 1937—. Sigma Xi.
LORIN E. BALL, B.S.,
Instructor in Physcial Education
Born 1898. B.S., M.A.C., 1921. Coach of Freshman Basket-
ball, 1921-25. Coach of Freshman Baseball, 1922-24. Wis-
consin Coaching School, 1924. Coach of Varsity Baseball,
1925-31. Coach of Varsity Hockey, 1925—. Director of
Stockbridge School Athletics and Coach of Football and
Basketball, 1925—. Varsity Club, Q.T.V.
LUTHER BANTA, B.S.,
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 Hus-
bandry, M.S.C., 1918-20. Assistant Professor of Poultry
Husbandry, M.S.C., 1920—. Sigma Pi, Lambda Gamma Delta,
Poultry Science Association.
ROLLIN H. BARRETT, M.S.,
Professor of Farm Management
B.S., Connecticut State College, 1918. Assistant County
Agricultural Agent, Hartford County, Conn., 1918-19. In-
structor, Vermont 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.
JOHN H. BLAIR, M.A.,
Instructor of Physiology and Hygiene
Born 1915. B.A., Wesleyan University, 1937. M.A., Wesleyan
University, 1939 — . Sigma Xi, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Accepted
to faculty, 1939.
LYLE W. BLUNDELL, B.S.,
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. Phi Kappa Phi.
KATHLEEN CALLAHAN, A.B.,
Instructor of Physical Education
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, Swimming Committee, Boston Board of Officials.
Zak, Trevitt, Booth, Everson, Thayer
Van Meter, French, Weeks
Blair, RadclifEe, Philbin, McClelland, Ellms
Skinner, Knowlton, Cook
RICHARD M. COLWELL,
Instructor in Hotel Accounting
B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1935. M.S., Rhode Island
State College, 1937. Teaching Fellow in Economics, M.S.C.,
1937-38. Instructor in Economics, M.S.C., 1938—. Phi Kappa
Phi, Alpha Tau Gamma (R. I. State College), American
Economics Association, American Accounting Associaton.
GLADYS M. COOK, M.S.,
Instructor in Home Economics
B.S., Battle Creek College, 1934. Internship in Nutrition,
I. U. Hospital, 1935. M.S., M.S.C., 1936. Research Fellow,
1936. M.S.C. Research Assistant Home Economic Research,
1937, M.S.C. Instructor in Home Economics, 1937 — . American
Dietetics Association, American Home Economics Association,
American Association of University Women.
WILLIAM H. DAVIS, P.D.,
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 Professor of Botany,
M.S.C, 1922—. Sigma Xi.
LLEWELLYN L. DERBY, B.S.,
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Born 1893. B.S., Springfield College, 1940. Assistant in
Physical Education, 1916-17. U. S. Army, 1917-19. Instructor
in Physical Education, 1919-20. Varsity, Freshman and
S.S.A. Coach of Track, 1921—. Assistant Professor of
Physical Education, 1927 — . Member of Association of College
Track Coaches of America. Member of National Collegiate
Track Coaches Association.
LAWRENCE S. DICKINSON, M.S.,
Assistant Professor of Agronomy
Born 1888. M.S., M.S.C, 1910. Superintendent of Grounds,
M.S.C, 1911-30. Leave of Absence, 1919. Instructor in
Horticulture and Superintendent of Greenhouses, Walter
Reed Hospital, Washington, D. C, 1919-20. Assistant Pro-
fessor, M.S.C, Horticulture, 1923-31. Agronomy, 1931-39.
Agrostology, 1939 — . Phi Sigma Kappa.
PARRY DODDS, M.S.,
Instructor in Agricultural Economics
Born 1917. B.S., Iowa State College, 1939. M.S., Iowa State
College, 1940. Research Scholar in Agriculture, Iowa State
College, 1939-40. Member of American Farm Economic
Association, Sigma Delta Chi, Alpha Zeta, Cardinal Key,
CLYDE W. DOW,
Instructor in English
Born September 18, 1907, Wakefield, Mass. B.L.I., Emerson
College, 1931. M.S., Massachusetts State College, 1937. Sum-
mer 1939, University of Denver. 1940, University of Wis-
consin. Member 0A.T., National Speech and Arts Fraternity,
National Association of Speech and American Speech Cor-
rection Association. Associated Speakers Clubs.
CHARLES NELSON DuBOlS, A.M.,
Instructor in English
Born 1910. Bay Path Institute, 1929. U. of London, 1934-35.
Middlebury College, A.B., 1934, A.M., 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.
JOHN N. EVERSON, M.S.,
Assistant Professor in Agronomy
Bom 1887. B.S., M.S.C., 1910. M.S., M.S.C., 1936. Chemist
and Agronomist fertilizer companies, Missouri, Arkansas,
Georgia, 7 years; Industrial and Agricultural Chemist, 20
years. Soil Testing Specialist, M.S.C., 1934-36. Instructor
in Agronomy, M.S.C., 1936-39. Assistant Professor in
Agronomy, 1939 — .
RICHARD C. FOLEY, M.S.,
Assistant Professor in Animal Husbandry
B.S., M.S.C., 1927. M.S., M.S.C., 1931. Herdsman, Stannox
Farm, 1927-29. S.N.P.C. Fellowship in Pasture Management,
M.S.C., 1929-30. Temporary Instructor in Animal Husbandry,
M.S.C., 1929-30. Instructor in Animal Husbandry, M.S.C.,
1931-36. Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry, 1936.
Sigma Phi Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi.
JULIUS H. FRANDSEN, M.S.,
Professor of Dairy Industry and Head of the Department
Born 1877. B.S.A., 1902. M.S., Iowa State College, 1904.
Professor of Dairy Industry, University of Idaho, 1907-11.
University of Nebraska, 1911-21. Dairy Editor and Councillor,
Capper Farm Publications, 1921-26. Founded and for 10
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.
ARTHUR P. FRENCH, M.S.,
Professor of Pomology and Plant Breeding
B.S., Ohio State University, 1921. M.S., M.S.C., 1923. Investi-
gator in Pomology, M.S.C. Experiment Station, 1921-23.
Instructor in Pomology, M.S.C, 1923-29. Assistant Professor
in Pomology, 1929-36. Alpha Zeta, Sigma Xi, Alpha Tau
Omega, Phi Kappa Phi. Professor, 1936 — .
EMORY E. GRAYSON, B.S.,
Director of Placement Service
Born 1894. B.S., M.S.C, 1917. 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, 1919-24.
Supervisor of Placement Training, M.S.C, 1928-34. Director
of Placement Service, 1934 — . Alpha Sigma Phi, Adelphia.
MARGARET HAMLIN, B.A.,
Placement Officer for Women
B.A., Smith College, 1904. Agricultural Counselor for Women,
M.S.C, 1918-34. Placement Officer for Women, 1934—.
CURRY S. HICKS, M.Ed.,
Professor of Physical Education and Head of Division
Bom 1885. Michigan Agricultural College, 1902-03. B.Pd.,
Edward Hitchcock Fellow in Physical Education, Amherst
College, 1909-10. Director of Athletics, Michigan State
Normal College, 1910-11. Associate Professor, 1914-16, and
Professor, 1916—. M.Ed., Michigan State Normal College,
1924. Head of Division of Physical Education, M.S.C, 1936—.
ROBERT P. HOLDSWORTH, M.F.,
Professor of Forestry and Head of the Department
Bom 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. Administra-
tive Assistant and Forest Examiner in charge of White Top
Purchase Area, 1913-14. Professor of Forestry, M.S.C, 1930 — .
Holdsworth, Rhodes, Rich
Smart, Varley, DuBois
Sanctuary, Parkhurst, Vondell
Johnson, Maclinn, Tucker
Newlon, Pushee, Tague
Parsons, Foley, Rice, Tirrell
S. CHURCH HUBBARD,
Assistant Professor of Floriculture
1909-15 with A. N. Pierson, Inc., Cromwell, Conn., as Prop-
agator and Section Foreman of Roses. Superintendent and
Salesman of Retail Department. At Cornell University,
1916-21. Greenhouse Foreman and Instructor in Floriculture,
M.S.C., 1921-29. Assistant Professor of Floriculture, M.S.C.,
WALTER 0. JOHNSON,
Monager of Draper Dining Hall
Born 1912. B.S.C., Massachusetts State College, 1935. Assis-
tant to Manager of Dining Hall, 1935-39. Manager of Dining
Hall, 1939—. Instructor in Food Technology, M.S.C., 1939.
HELEN KNOWLTON, M.A.,
Associate Professor of Home Economics
A.B., Mount Holyoke College, 1903. Teacher, H. S. and
College, 1903-18. 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—.
WILLIAM HENRY LACHMAN, M.S.,
Instructor in Olericulture
Born 1912. B.S., Pennsylvania State College, 1934. M.S.,
Pennsylvania State College, 1936. Instructor in Olericulture,
1936—. Gamma Sigma Delta, Pi Alpha Zi.
JOHN B. LENTZ, A.B., V.M.D.,
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 Penn-
sylvania, 1914. Teaching at Franklin and Marshall Academy,
1908-11. Assistant Professor of Veterinary Science and
College Veterinarian, M.S.C., 1922-27. Head of the Depart-
ment, 1927—. Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Sigma Kappa.
HARRY G. LINDQUIST, M.S.,
Assistant Professor in Dairying
Born 1895. B.S., M.S.C., 1922. Graduate Assistant, University
of Maryland, 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. Instructor in Dairying, M.S.C.,
1927-36. Assistant Professor, 1936—.
ADRIAN H. LINDSEY, Ph.D.,
Professor of Agricultural Economics and Head of the Department
Born 1897. B.S., University of Illinois, 1922. M.S., Iowa
State College, 1923. Ph.D., Iowa State College, 1929. Instruc-
tor 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.
WALTER A. MACLINN, M.S., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor in Horticultural Manufactures
Born 1911. B.S., M.S.C., 1933. Ph.D., M.S.C., 1938. Research
Fellow, M.S.C., 1934. Research Fellow, Oregon State College,
1935. M.S., M.S.C., 1935. Research Fellow, M.S.C., 1936.
Industrial Chemist, 1936. Instructor in Horticultural Manu-
factures, M.S.C., 1936—. Assistant Professor, 1940—. Sigma
Xi, Theta Chi.
MERRILL J. MACK, M.S.,
Professor of Dairy Industry
Born 1902. B.S., Pennsylvania State College, 1923. Graduate
Assistant in Dairying, M.S.C., 1923-24. Research Fellow in
Dairying, University 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.
MINER J. MARKUSON, B.S.,
Assistant Professor of Engineering
Bom 1896. B.S., of Architecture, University of Minnesota,
1923. Assistant Professor of Engineering, Virginia Poly-
technical Institute, 1923-25. Non-commissioned Officer, 210th
Engineers, 10th Division of the U. S. Army, 1918-19. Assis-
tant Professor of Engineering, M.S.C., 1925—.
JOHN B. NEWLON,
Instructor in Engineering
Bom 1884. Instructor in Forge Work, M.S.C., 1919. Special
Student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1921. In-
stmctor in Engineering, M.S.C., 1921—. M. I. T. Summer
School, 1939. Machine Tool Practice Lab.
RANSOM C. PACKARD, M.S.,
Assistant Professor in Bacteriology
Bom 1886. B.S.A., University of Toronto, 1911. M.S.,
Massachusetts State College, 1933. Instructor in Bacteriology,
M.S.C., 1927-37. Assistant Professor, 1937—.
RAYMOND T. PARKHURST, Ph.D.,
Professor of Poultry Husbandry and Head of the Department
Born 1898. B.S., M.S.C., 1919. M.Sc, University of Idaho,
1927. Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 1932. Iowa State
College, 1919-21. University of Idaho, 1921-27. Director,
National Institute of Poultry Husbandry, England, 1927-32.
National Oil Products Co., 1932-38. Professor of Poultry
Husbandry, M.S.C., 1938—. Sigma Xi, Kappa Sigma.
ERNEST M. PARROTT,
Instructor in Chemistry
B.S., Union University, Jackson, Tennessee, 1927. M.S.,
Massachusetts State College, 1932. Ph.D., University of
CLARENCE H. PARSONS, M.S.,
Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry end Superintendent of Farm
Born 1904. B.S., M.S.C., 1927. Manager of Farm, 1927-28.
Instructor in Animal Husbandry, M.S.C., 1928-29. New
England Fieldman, Synthetic Nitrogen Products Corp.,
1929-30. Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry and
Superintendent of College Farm, 1931—. M.S., M.S.C., 1933.
Member of American Society of Animal Production, Q. T. V.
GEORGE F. PUSHEE,
Instructor in Agricultural Engineering
I.C.S., 1906. State Teachers' Training Class, Springfield
Vocational College, 1914-15. Assistant Foreman and Mill-
wright, Mt. Tom Sulfide Pulp Mill, 1915-16. Instructor in
Agricultural Engineering, M.S.C., 1916—. Counsellor at
Camp Medomak Summers, 1928 — . Special Course, M S C
Ross, Thayer, Hubbard
Tuttle, Lachman, Snyder
Dodds, Russell, Barrett
Lindquist, Mack, Frandsen
ERNEST J. RADCLIFFE, M.D.,
Professor of Hygiene and Student Heolth Officer
Born 1898. M.D., University of Toronto, 1923. Private and
Clinic Practice. Canadian Field Artillery, 1916-19. Pro-
fessor of Hygiene and Student Health Officer, M.S.C., 1930—.
Massachusetts Medical Society. American Medical Association.
ARNOLD D. RHODES,
Instructor in Forestry
Born 1912. University of New Hampshire, B,S., 1934. School
of Forestry, Yale University, M.F., 1937. U. S. Forest Service,
1834-36. Instructor, School of Forestry, Yale University,
1937-39. Instructor, Massachusetts State College, 1939—.
Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, Phi Sigma.
VICTOR A. RICE, M.Agr.,
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 Massachusetts, 1916-19. Professor of Animal Hus-
bandry, M.S.C., 1919—. Phi Kappa Phi.
J. HARRY RICH, M.F.,
Assistant Professor of Forestry
Born 1888. B.S., New York State College of Forestry, 1913.
MF.. 1937. Assistant Professor, M.S.C., 1933—. Sigma Xi,
Pi Kappa Alpha.
JOSEPH R. ROGERS, JR.,
Instructor in Physical Education
Born 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.
DONALD E. ROSS, B. S.,
Instructor in Floriculture and 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
SARGENT RUSSELL, M. S.,
Instructor of Agricultural Economics
Born 1915. B.S., University of Maine, 1937. M.S., Cornell
University, 1939. Assistant in Public Relations Department
of Sheffield Farms Company, New York City, 1939. Instruc-
tor of Agricultural Economics at Massachusetts State College,
1940—. Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi.
WILLIAM C. SANCTUARY, M. S.,
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 Dir-
ector of New York State School of Agriculture, 1924-25.
Professor of Poultry Husbandry, M.S.C., 1925—. Phi Delta
Kappa, Theta Chi.
ALBERT H. SAYER,
Instructor in Horticulture
B.S., Agriculture, Cornell, 1937. Pi Alpha Xi Honorary,
Floriculture, Cornell, 1936. Graduate Study, Cornell, 1938-39.
Appointed to Massachusetts State College Faculty September
DAVID A. SHARP, B.D.,
Director of Religion
Born 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.
FRANK R. SHAW, Ph.D.,
Instructor in Entomology and Beekeeping
Bom 1908, Belchertown, Mass. B.S., M.S.C., 1931. Assistant
in Insect Morphology and Histology, Cornell University,
1931-34. Instructor in Economic Entomology, Cornell Uni-
versity, 1934-Jan. 1935. Instructor in Entomology and Bee-
keeping, M.S.C., 1935—. Ph.D., Cornell, 1936. Sigma Xi,
Phi Kappa Phi.
EDNA L. SKINNER, M.A.,
Professor of Home Economics, Head of the Division and
Advisor of Women
M.A., Columbia University; B.S., Columbia University; M.Ed.,
Michigan State Normal College. Instructor at Teachers'
College, Columbia University. Head, Household Sciences,
James Milikin University. Professor of Home Economics,
Head of Division, Massachusetts State College, 1919 — .
HAROLD W. SMART, A.B., LL.B.,
Assistant Professor in Business Law, Accounting, Public Speaking,
Born 1895. LL.B., (Cum Laude) Boston University, 1918.
Boston University, 1919. Practiced Law, 1919-20. Instructor
in Business Law, M.S.C., 1921—. A.B., Amherst College,
1924. Phi Delta Phi, Woolsack, Delta Sigma Rho, Adelphia.
GRANT B. SNYDER, M.S.,
Professor of Olericulture and Head of the Deportment
B.A.A., Ontario Agricultural College, Toronto University,
1922. Assistant Plant Hybridist at Ontario Agricultural
College, 1919-21. Instructor in Vegetable Gardening, M.S.C.,
1921-26. M.S., Michigan State College, 1931. Assistant Pro-
fessor of Vegetable Gardening, M.S.C., 1926-35. Professor
of Olericulture and Head of Department, 1935 — .
B.A., Wellesley College; M.S., Wesllesley College. Taught in
New Jersey College for Women, 1936-40. Summer Session
New Jersey College for Women, June 1940. Assistant Dir-
ector, Camp Cowasset, North Falmouth, Mass. Director
Physical Education for Women at M.S.C., 1940 — .
HARVEY L. SWEETMAN
Born 1896. B.S., Colorado State College, 1923. M.S., Iowa
State College, 1925. Ph.D., Massachusetts State College,
1930. Studied at University of Minnesota, 1925-27. Wyoming
Agriculture Station, 1927-29. Assistant Professor, Entomology
and Ecology, 1930 — . Alpha Gamma Rho, Alpha Zota,
Gamma Sigma Delta. Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.
Dudley, Nanartonis, Greenwood, Canavan
WILLIAM H. TAGUE, B.S.,
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering
Bom 1892. B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Iowa State College.
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering, M.S.C.,
CHARLES HIRAM THAYER,
Assistant Professor in Agronomy
Bom 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. Instmctor in Agronomy, M.A.C., 1918-36.
Assistant Professor in Agronomy, M.S.C., 1936 — .
CLARK L. THAYER, B.S.,
Professor of Floriculture and Head of the Department
Born 1890. B.S., M.S.C., 1913. Graduate Work. Instructor
in Floriculture, Cornell University, 1913-19. Associate Pro-
fessor and Head of Department, M.S.C., 1919-20. Professor
of Floriculture and Head of the Department, M.S.C., 1920—.
U. S. Army, 1918. Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi
Alpha Xi, Adelphia.
LORING V. TIRRELL
Born September 20, 1896, South Weymouth, Mass. M.A.C.,
1920. Instructor in Animal Husbandry, M.A.C., 1920-21.
Assistant Professor Animal Husbandry, University of New
Hampshire, 1921-25. Extension Livestock Specialist, Conn.
State College, 1926-30. Professor of Animal Husbandry,
University of New Hampshire, 1930-40.
REUBEN E. TRIPPENSEE, Ph.D.,
Professor of Wildlife Management, Department of Forestry
Bom 1894. B.S., Michigan State College, 1920. M.S., Univer-
sity of Michigan, 1933. Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1934.
Junior Instructor, University of Michigan, 1931-34. In charge
of Wildlife Management, U. S. Forest Service, R. 9,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1934-36. Wildlife Management, M.S.C.,
1936 — . Alpha Zeta, Seminar Botaricus, Phi Sigma, Phi
Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.
LOWELL R. TUCKER, Ph.D.,
Instructor in Horticultural Manufactures
B.S., University of Illinois, 1926; M.S., University of New
Hampshire, 1928; Ph.D., Massachusetts State College, 1940.
Graduate Assistant in Horticulture, University of New
Hampshire, 1926-28; Research Assistant in Pomology,
University of Illinois, 1928-29; Assistant Professor of
Horticulture, University of Idaho, 1930-38; Instructor in
Horticultural Manufactures, M. S. C, 1940—.
ALDEN P. TUTTLE, M.S.,
Assistant Professor in Vegetable Gardening
Bom 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. Assistant Professor in Vegetable
Gardening, 1936 — . Gamma Sigma Delta.
H. LELAND VARLEY, A.M.,
Instructor in Languages and Literature
Bom 1910. A.B., Wesleyan University, 1934. A.M., Wesleyan
University, 1935. University of Wisconsin, 1935-36. Wesleyan
University, 1936-38. Accepted to faculty, 1938—.
Callahan, Stevenson, Hicks, Ball
RALPH A. VAN METER, Ph.D.,
Professor of Pomology, Head of Pomology Deportment 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. Head of the Division of Horticulture.
1931—. Head of the Department of Pomology, 1936—. Delta
Theta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi.
HENRY VAN ROEKEL, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D.,
Chief of Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Science
Bom 1901. D.V.M., Iowa State College, 1925. M.S., Virginia
Polytechnic Institute, 1926. B.S., Iowa State College, 1928.
Ph.D., Yale University, 1934. Sigma Xi, Animal Pathologist,
California Fish and Game and George William Hooper
Foundation for Medical Research, 1928-29.
JOHN H. VONDELL,
Instructor in Poultry Husbandry ond 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 Poultry Husbandry, M.S.C., 1929—.
Member, Advisory Committee on Hiking, National Park
Service, Department of the Interior.
Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, Stillwater,
Oklahoma, 1936-40. Teaching Fellow and Graduate Student
at Massachusetts State College.
GILBERT L. WOODSIDE, Ph.D.,
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 Phi.
JOHN M. ZAK, M.S.,
Instructor in Agronomy
Bom 1914. B.Sc, Massachusetts State College, 1936. Research
Fellow in Agronomy, 1937. M.S., Massachusetts State
Robert L. Clark
Theodore T. Toporowski
William C. Peck
ASSISTANT ART EDITOR
Ruth E. Gushee
Charlotte E. Abbey
ASSISTANT LITERARY EDITOR
Arthur E. Waaramaa
Marian O. Rumgay
ASSISTANT LITERARY EDITOR
Joseph F. Figuerido
ASSISTANT STATISTICS EDITOR
Ethel M. Todd
Joseph M. Spidi, Jr.
ASSISTANT STATISTICS EDITOR
Donald W. Hazen
ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES EDITOR
Robert W. Hutchinson
Edward R. Mattson
ASSISTANT ACTIVITIES EDITOR
ASSIST. PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR
G. Burton Greene
Earl G. Nicholson
ASSISTANT ART EDITOR
Philip H. Paton
ASSISTANT ART EDITOR
Raymond H. Cook
Thomas H. Kelley
ASSISTANT ART EDITOR
Rufus K. HiUiard
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ASSIST. PHOTOGRAPHY EDITOR
Edward S. Henderson
Alexander H. Witt, Jr.
ASSISTANT ART EDITOR
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
Richard D. Stockwell
ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR
Kenneth S. Foltz
Malcolm M. Roberts
S H O RT H O R N
THE CLASS OF 1941
In our prejudiced minds, this class
is one of the most outstanding ever to
have earned their diplomas at Stock-
bridge. With an approximate number
of 130 members graduating, the class
of 1941 has set a new high.
Among such a large group, it is only
natural that there will be much varia-
tion in the personalities and abilities of
the different members. It has added
much to our joy here to have had
several fellow students who have been
so gay and everlastingly lighthearted
that, although they just about "got by"
in their studies, they were an unending
help in keeping the rest of our spirits
from drooping during discouraging mo-
ments. To balance this group we are
also proud to say that there have been
many in our class who have really
studied hard and who have brought
honor to themseves as well as their
The class as a whole has cooperated
extraordinarily well, and under the
able supervision of President Ray
Johnson both our scholastic and social
activities have all been very successful.
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Vice-President, Carl N. Watts
Secretary, Dorothy M. Watt
Treasurer, Chester H. Dorchester
President, Raymond H. Johnson
Charlotte Elizabeth Abbey
Horticulture Hobby: Dramatics
With twinkling blue eyes and a contagious smile, this "Vermont
Maid" was everlastingly trying to convince us of all the merits of her
home state. "Betty's" ultimate ambition is to manage her Dad's nursery,
but at present she'd like to get more experience working with perennials.
Tri Sig; Collegian Board, 2: Floriculture Club. 1: Glee Club. 1:
Horticultural Show. 1.2: Shorthorn Board — Secretary, 2;
Horticulture Club. 1. 2 — Secretary, 2: Dramatics. 1. 2.
Michael Joseph Allessio, Jr.
Did you say there's a dance tonight? Then "Mickey" will be there,
making sure that the evening doesn't get dull. Outside of his social
activities he also has An. Hus. to worry about. However, he asks odds
of none when it comes to butchering. If you haven't met "Mickey",
you've missed one of the personalities of Stockbridge.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2 — Treasurer, 2: Dance Committees — Chairman. 2:
4-H Club. 1.2; Newman Club, 1, 2: Student Council Alember. 2:
Stockbridge Representative on Religious Council, 2.
Norman Richard Anderson
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Horticulture Hobby: Drawing
Tweed suits and hand knit sweaters and socks are "Andy's" identi-
fication tag. All this at first glance might make you think he was
English, but three minutes conversation would disclose that he's
Norwegian and proud of it. "Andy's" ambitions seem to be unknown
to the world in general, but perhaps he'll return to Chatham.
Horticultural Shoiv, 1, 2: Shorthorn Board, 2; Intermural Basketball, 2.
William A. Baer
"Bill" is the fellow you've envied seeing him drive around campus
in that shiny black Chevrolet. Posessing quiet, unassuming likeable
ways, "Bill" was a pleasant addition to our class.
Floriculture Club, 1,2: Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Intermural Basketball, 2,
Michael Joseph Bak
North Hadley, Massachusetts
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
"Mike" was a quiet type of fellow who was well liked by all of his
classmates. Whether he was in the class room or on the football field,
his performance was outstanding. His keen sense of humor combined
with his good nature will bring him luck.
Horticultural Show, 1: Neicman Club, I, 2; Recreational Conference, 1, 2;
Intermural baseball, 2 : Intermural basketball, 2 : Basketball, 1 ;
Football, 1, 2.
A mighty man for his size! Regardless of John's physical strength
he was probably one of the most considerate chaps on campus. We all
know that we would have been late to class several times if it hadn't
been for John and the "Canary". His Horticultural ability should carry
Horticulture Club. 1,2: 4-H Club. 2; Horticultural Show, 1, 2:
Outing Club, 1; Football, 1, 2.
Paul Bartlett Baldwin
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Horses
A live wire and a member of a certain wellknown trio in the Animal
Husbandry class were "Baldy's" outstanding characteristics. Clad in
a Beau Brummel wardrobe and always with a cheery greeting for
everyone, Paul could ayways be found deep in either a hearty laugh
or friendly argument with one of his pals.
Animal Husbandry Club, 2 : Christian Federation, 1 ; Dance Committees, 1 ;
Horticultural Show, 1 : Poultry Club, 2; Intermural baseball, 2;
Intermural basketball, 2; Varsity football, 1,2;
Newkirk — Vice-President, 2,
Stephen H. Barton
Besides being an authority on agriculture in the Connecticut Valley,
"Steve" is an ardent hunter and woodsman. Being a musician makes
him a very versatile individual. Upon his graduation "Steve" plans to
start his own florist business and we all wish him immediate success.
Peter Michael Bemben
North Hadley, Massachusetts
Vegetable Gardening Hobby: Athletics
"Pete," one of the best althetes ever to enroll at Stockbridge, comes
from the "Valley". With a personality and wit that just fitted his crop
of red hair, he was one of our outstanding members. Growing super
vegetables is to be "Pete's" job in the future.
Basketball, 1, 2: Football, 1, 2.
Stanley William Bernotas
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
"Barney" was sincere, full of fun, and a good football player. His
placement training was spent on the coveted Mt. Toby demonstration job,
where he gave a good account of his mature judgement and ability.
His love for good times and hard work is certain to carry him far.
Horticultural Show, 1 ; Newman Club, 1, 2; Recreational Conference, 1, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2;
Intermural Baseball, 2.
Carl Bernard Boyce
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Although a good athlete, Carl devoted all of his time here to his
studies. He proved his fitness for wildlife work by his remarkable
placement record at the Ayer State Game Farm. More hard working,
energetic men of "Ben's" type are needed in Massachusetts conservation
Horticultural Show, 1; Recreational Conjerence, 1, 2 :
Intermural Basketball, 1, 2; Cross Country. 1: Stosag.
Kenneth Earle Brown
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
The prize mathematician of the W. L. class, Ken was the lad who
usually solved their forestry problems amid the din of the prof's snapping
chalk. Many is the fruitless hunting trip that "Brownie" made out of
Amherst. Never mind, son, you'll get that d-e-e-r yet.
Horticultural Show, 1: Recreational Conjerence. 2: Intermural Basketball, 1, 2;
Basketball, 1 : Football. 1. 2: Intermural Baseball. 2.
Mary Louise Brown
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Horse Back Riding
A very pleasant addition to the Animal Husbandry class was this
attractive young lady. In her freshman year Mary was very quiet and
unassuming, but after six months on placement she returned minus her
shyness. Always top ranking in her subjects, especially Genetics, Mary
will never be forgotten by the scores of friends she made here.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1. 2; Dramatics, 2; Tri Sig^Secretary. 2.
Floriculture Hobby: Archery
Everlasting good nature and vibrant personality personify Jeannette.
She will long be remembered by her classmates as the girl who waved
to them as she whizzed by in a big green Plymouth as she was being
driven to classes. We all wish the best for you, Jeannette!
Tri Sig: Floriculture Club. 1: Glee Club, 1; Horticultural Show, 1,2;
Shorthorn Board. 1, 2; Horticulture Club. 1:
Student Council — Secretary-Treasurer, 2.
Robert Thomas Bryan
Wildlife Hobby: Nature Study
Bob had considerable woods experience which provided a good
background for his studies here. "Now, down at Cummington", and
"When I was in 'Burgy' " are familiar cries to the ears of the W. L.
boys. An intensely serious student, his sincerity and quiet good will
should carry him far.
Horlicultuial Show, 1 ; Recreational Conjerence, 2.
Janice Natalie Cahill
Always ready with a quick, witty retort, Janice made every gather-
ing just a little bit livelier. She was always gay and happy and never
seemed to have a worry in the world. If it takes friendliness to run
a hotel, there will be an unlimited number flocking to Janice's place
Tri S/g: Glee Club, 1: Horticultural Shoiv. 1. 2: Pandocios Club, 1. 2:
Recreational Conference. 1, 2: Shorthorn Board, 1, 2:
Horticultural Club. 1.
John Marsh Campbell
Here is a lad who knows his sports frontwards, backwards and side-
ways. Who won the 1929 American League Pennant? Ask John. Not
only does he know his sports statistics, but plays a good game of tennis
or golf. His fine personality is a first class social asset.
Dairy Club, 1. 2: Christian Federation. 1. 2: Intermural Baseball, 2:
Intermural Basketball, 1. 2.
Anthony Joseph Caroto
Dairy Hobby: Golf
"Tony" was one of the few boys who played basketball and football
and did both of these well. He was one of the best blocking backs the
team had had in a long time. Even though the journey to success may
be long, we know that "Tony" will be in there hitting and charging hard.
K. K.; Dairy Club, 1,2: Basketball, 1,2: Football, 1, 2.
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Robert Sanford Clapp
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Beekeeping
Bob has been one of the rare quiet boys in the Animal Husbandry
class. He came to Stockbridge to do some real studying and certainly
attained his purpose with high marks. As house manager at K. K. he
did a great job. Here's hoping you can manage your farm as well. Bob.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1. 2: Intermural Basketball, 2;
K. K, ; House Manager, 2.
Robert Louis Clark
New Portland, Maine
Horticulture Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Did someone mention Maine? Or did someone mention the latest
in men's styles? Whichever it was. Bob could well be classed as an
authority. "Clarkie's" ambition is to grow bigger and better perennials
back in the home state, and it's no idle dream either, for he's already
a noted plantsman.
4-H Club, 1: Glee Club, 1: Horticultural Show. 1. 2: Outing Club, 1, 2;
Shorthorn Board — Assistant Editor. 2; Horticulture Club, 1, 2.
Wellington Daniel Clary
Poultry Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Another one of our commuters, "Welly" came over from Williarns-
burg every day. Since he was a quiet and reserved thinker, his mind
seemed to be taken up all the while with one thing or another. Some
lucky flock of chicks can look forward to having a competent fellow
picking up their eggs.
^mond H. Cook
A cloud of smoke rolls toward the campus and upon its arrival,
"Cookie" steps out of his Willys-Knight. Although somewhat cynical,
he is one of the easy going members of the Hort. Class. School wouldn't
have been the same without Ray and his "jalopie."
Horlicidtural Shoiv. 1. 2. Oiiling Club. 1. 2: Shorthorn Board, 2.
Arthur Latham Doggett, Jr.
Hotel Stewarding Hobby: Traveling
"Art" might well be called the "Spirit of the Hotel Class", with his
wit and versatility second to none. Since he came to Stockbridge he
has won a spot in each of our hearts as a fellow who means well and
is interested in getting ahead.
Collegian Board, 1, 2: Dance Committee. 1: Horticultural Show, 1, 2;
Outing Club, 1 : Pandoaos Club. 1. 2; Recreational Conference, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 1 : Football. 1 :
Hotel and Restaurant Neifs: Hotel and Restaurant Show, 1, 2.
David Charles Dolan
Wildlife Hobby: Outdoor Recreation
"Dave" was a neat, sincere and ambitious student. He believed that
any job worth doing at all was worth doing well, as shown by his high
scholastic standing. Possessing a quiet and retiring nature, topped with
a keen sense of humor, "Dave" always proved himself an interesting
Horticultural Shou: 1; Recreational Conference, 2; Intermural Basketball, 2:
Chester Hawthorne Dorchester
"Loyalty" could very appropriately be this fellow's middle name,
for nowhere else could there be found a person as loyal to his school,
his fraternity, and the dairy industry as "Chet". He's had a lot of fun
these past two years, and his future in the dairy world is bound to bo
just as rosy.
K. K. Treasurer: Dairy Club — Vice-President, 1 — Co-President. 2;
Senior Class Treasurer.
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Charles A. Dowse, Jr.
Pomology Hobby: Outing Club
"Charley" is one of those boys we like to have around. Full of the
spark of life and old fashioned dry humor, he certainly helped add
variety to the daily routine. Probably we will remember him most as
the only individual who could sleep and look attentive simultaneously.
4-H Club, 1, 2; Outing, Club, 1, 2: Kecrealional Conference, 2.
Raymond George Drapeau
Fall River, Massachusetts
Dairy Hobby: Collecting Pennies
Ray is one of the quieter members of the Dairy class. Furthermore,
he sticks to his tasks and sees them through to the finish, no matter
how tough they prove. This, coupled with his friendlines will bring
him to the top in any endeavor.
Bat Club, 1; Dairy Club, 1, 2; Newtnan Club, 1, 2.
Craig Earl, Jr.
Harrison, New York
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Western Collections
Craig is one of Stockbridge's men about town. Yet he's always on
hand when you want or need him, usually accompanied by his favorite
member of the fairer sex. Craig has a newly acquired farm which he
is rapidly equipping. Let's hope that his farm will be as successful as
his two years of Stockbridge have been.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1. 2: Outing Club. 1: Varsity Football. 1:
A. T. G.— President, 2.
Pomology Hobby: Hunting
Fred was a quiet and conscientious student who always had plenty
of outside interests to take care of, but his studies never suffered in
the least. Drawing was one of his hobbies, and his clever caricatures
were unsurpassable. We hope that "Red" will have a very successful
fruit growing business.
K. K. — Historian; Collegian Board, 1, 2; Horticultural Shout, 1, 2;
Newman Club, 1, 2: Pomology Club, 1: Shorthorn Board. 2; Stosag.
Howard N. Fassett
"Howie" was one of the popular and noisy "feather merchants".
With his friendly and cheerful ways he soon made many friends. Often-
times "How" was to be seen flying low around school in his "campus
Cadillac". He was a good student, and we look for a successful future
4-H Club, 1. 2: Poultry Club. 1. 2 — President. 2:
Intermural Basketball, 2; Hockey, 1, 2.
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Joseph Freeman Figuerido
Floriculture Hobby: Dancing
"Joe" is Stockbridge's own "Cape Man" and is a veritable live wire.
Always full of animation, with a friendly greeting and a smile for every-
one, "Joe" became a vital part of the class of '41 when he came back
after an absence of five years to complete his course.
A. T. G. — Treasurer, 2; Chairman of Interjraternitj Competition, 2;
Floriculture Club, 2; Horticultural Show, 2: Shorthorn Board, 2; Baseball, 1;
Basketball, 1 : Intermural Basketball, 2 : Football, 2.
Horace Leo Fleury
Dairy Hobby: Sports
An Amherst boy, proud of his home town and proud of his tchool,
his friends will miss his unfailing cheerfulness and friendly face. When-
ever someone's in a jam, Horace is always right there to help him out.
The best of everything to you!
Animal Husbandry Club, 1: Dairy Club, 1, 2; Neieman Club, 1, 2;
Intermural Baseball, 2: Intermural Basketball, 1, 2;
Intermural Track, 2.
Donald Mills Flinchbaugh
Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts
Horticulture Hobby: Music
"Flinch" is the rhythm boy of the Hort. class, and may be found
occasionally burning up a piece of hot music on his clarinet. He is well
liked by his classmates and should be successful in his chosen work.
His ready wit will be an asset to him wherever he goes.
Horticulture Club, 1. 2; Glee Club, 1: Horticultural Show, 1, 2: Football, 1.
Charles Wesley Flower
Floriculture Hobbies: Tennis and Basketball
"Bud's" dark curly hair and flashing brown eyes have made him
popular with the fairer sex. We are sure that if he shows even half the
enthusiasm and pep he showed at school when he is in the florist busi-
ness, he is headed for immediate success.
Floriculture Club, 1, 2; Horticultural Show, 1. 2: Intermural Baseball. 2;
Intermural Basketball, 2; Intermural Track, 2; A. T. G,
Henry W. Floyd
Hotel Stewarding Hobby: Photography
Just naturally intelligent in his work, it wasn't luck that brought
Henry his scholarship at mid-years. Although he left us week-ends, he
v/as on his job all through these two years with a jest that surpasses
Horticultural Shoiv, 1, 2; Pandocios Club, 1, 2; Recreational Conference, 1, 2;
Milton Marshall Fortune
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting, Fishing and Skiing
"Milt" was one of the most enthusiastic members of the Outing
Club, taking over supervision of its program in his second year. "Bus"
had plenty of school spirit, was always in the midst of school activities,
and proved himself an able track captain.
Horticultural Shoir, 1: Outing Club — Vice-President, 1, President, 2;
Recreational Conference, 1, 2: Cross Country. 1, 2;
Track, 1, 2 — Captain, 2.
Richard Fay Gilmore
It would be next to impossible to find a better liked boy on the
campus than "Dick". Though the mere mention of exams would send
hini into a cold sweat and ruin his entire day, "Dick" always came
through for us with flying colors.
A. T. C: Pomology Club, 1: Hockey, 1, 2.
John Joseph Gizienski
This lad from Hadley has a heart in line with his size. "Big John"
is one of our basketball team's main springs, and its successful season
is due in no small part to his loyal support and cooperative team work.
Dairy Club, 1, 2; 4-H Club, 1,2: Netvman Club, 1,2:
Intermural Baseball, 2: Basketball, 1, 2 — Co-Captain, 2;
Interinnral Track, 2.
Fred Howard Glanville, Jr.
Fred's aggressiveness as an end was noted in many games. He is
an ardent lover of hunting and fishing. "Tunner" takes pride in invit-
ing some of the boys down to his farm to spend the afternoon. One
of his ambitions is to build up this farm.
Poultry Club, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2.
William Charles Golden
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
Horticulture Hobbies: Archery and Golf
"Bill" was one of the "salt water boys" coming from Martha's Vine-
yard. With his carefree ways he soon made many friends both on and
around the campus. He was also able to maintain a good scholastic
standing throughout both years. Here's to the best of everything for
A. T. G.: Horticulture Club, 1, 2; Horticultural Show, 1, 2: Track, 1, 2.
North Brookfield, Massachusetts
Pomology Hobby: Stamps
Hard working, serious, and industrious are but a few of the envied
virtues possessed by "Jake". His main ambition is to get back to his
orchard in Brookfield. Although the orchard will never quite recover
from "Jake's" first pruning endeavors, we feel sure in the long run
success will be his.
Dramatics. 1 : Outing Club. 1. 2: Pomology Club. 1.
LeForest Edwin Gray
Floriculture Hobby: 4-H Work
"Lee" is a quiet and unassuming fellow who accomplished much
while at Stockbridge but looked for no glory for all the things he did.
We know he is bound to be successful in the florist business with such
perseverance and determination.
Band, 1. 2: 4-H Club. 1. 2: Horticultural Show. 1. 2- Orchestra, 1, 2-
Outing Club, 1 . 2 : Recreation Conference. 2.
G. Burton Greene
Horticulture Hobbies: Guns and Bowling
"Burt" is a very capable fellow. This was proven in many ways
by his able leadership of the Horticulture Club and his high scholastic
standing. He has the ability, and we sincerely hope he can realize his
fond ambition to go on to higher institutions of learning.
Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Outing Club. 1: Shorthorn Board, 2;
Horticulture Club. 1. 2 — President. 2: Slosag.
Samuel Lawrence Greene
Hotel Stewarding Hobby: Golf
Being a commuter hindered "Sam" somewhat in making classes on
time. This, however, was the only thing which the profs had against
him, because of his ability to do good work. He consistently turned
out the best results in baking and cooking, so keep it up, Sam, and that
Steward's job will be yours.
Newman Club. 1.2: Pandocios Club. J. 2: Inter mural Basketball, 1, 2.
Ruth Elizabeth Gushee
Capable, conscientious, patient and thorough are just a few adjectives
to describe "Ruthie". Her quiet and pleasing manner won her much
esteem from her associates. In fact, everything she does she does well,
which means success is bound to be hers.
Tri Sig: Dramatics, 2; Floriculture Club, 1: Glee Club. 1, 2;
Horticultural Shoiv, 1, 2; Outing Club, 2; Shorthorn Board, 2.
F. Earle Hall
"Bullet" was the debonair boy of the class. After his first carefree
year at Stockbridge he settled down to show the world that he could
go places if he felt so inclined. He has the ability to make a success
of himself, and we wish him luck!
K. K.; Horticullinal Shotu, 1, 2: Jntermural Baseball, 2;
Jnlermural Basketball, 1, 2.
Roy Burfon Hall
Hotel Stewarding Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Here we have a prince of good fellows. Roy has proven himself a
good leader as president of the Pandocios Society, a good student, and
a good sport. The hills of Vermont will be calling you "Rye" and may
they be as good to you as you have been to us.
Horticultural Show. 2: Pandocios Club. 1, 2 — President, 2;
Recreational Conference, 1, 2; Intermural Basketball, 2;
Intertniiral Track. 2; Stosag; Conunencetnent Speaker.
William Howard Hardy
Poultry Hobby: Swimming
One of the more quiet and serious fellows, "Andy" did his work
consistently and never worried. He liked to dance and seldom missed
an opportunity to attend our social activities. His willingness to asso-
ciate with everyone and to participate in everything made him a well
A. T. G.: Dance Committee, 2; 4-H Club. 1, 2: Outing Club, 2;
Poultry Club, 1,2; Cross Country, 2.
Donald Wentworth Hazen
Built to be a good football player, Don showed us how valuable
he was to the team. He was also an equally good sportsman in his
classrooms and among his friends who admired him greatly. With the
training he has received, Don will no doubt go far in the field of Animal
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2: Shorthorn Board, 2; Intermural Basketball, 1, 2;
Varsity Football, 1, 2: Varsity Hockey, 1; A. T. G.
Harry Woodbury Heath
One of the more promising Poultry majors, Harry finds pleasxire
in poetry and pranks. Like all large men, he is very genial and friendly.
With reports of profits trickling in, the future seems promising. If
character means success, Harry will surely go far.
A. T. G. — House Manager; Poultry Club, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2.
Edward Sims Henderson
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Hunting
This boy from Melrose was a great pal to chum around with. Being
one of the most active members of A. T. G., and one of the hardest
workers in school, Ed always maintained the highest grades in his class.
Stockbridge couldn't have asked for a more loyal student.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2: Shorthorn Board, 2; A. T. G.
John Charles Herring
Floriculture Hobby: Sports
"Jack" is a local boy whose genuine Irish wit made him one of
the vital assets in the class of '41. He was a familiar figure as he
steamed around campus behind the wheel of his favorite automobile,
"Bessie". We hope, "Jack", that all the years of your life wUl be as
pleasant as the two you spent at Stockbridge.
Floriculture Club, 1, 2; Horticultural Show. 1.2: Newman Club, 1, 2:
Intermural Basketball. 2.
Edmund Bernard Hill, Jr.
Wildlife Hobby: Photography
"Ted" was known for his four diversified loves: good operas, using
his camera to the best advantage, sleeping late in the morning, and a
certain other undescribable love. Always a good natured chap, we will
remember him as being a good student and a well dressed gentleman.
Horticultural Show. 1; Recreation Conference. 1. 2.
Richard Gary Hill
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Swimming, Horse Back Riding
Mischievous, jolly and always chewing gum are words which describe
"Dick". Possessing a good sense of humor and a quick wit, he was
one of the livelier members of the An. Hus. class. We'll never forget
how "Dick" stole the show one night while acting in one of our plays.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Dance Committee, 2; Dramatics, 2.
Rufus Kelton Hilliard
Fall River, Massachusetts
Floriculture Hobby: Ping Pong
Always handy with a quick comeback and ever ready with an
argument, "Ruf" added much life and color to the class of '41. He always
appeared to be having a rollicking good time, but his marks indicated
that he was a top ranking scholar.
Floriculture Club — Vice-President, 1, 2; Horticultural Show. 1, 2; A. T. G.
Edmund Theodore Hodgen
Horticulture Hobby: Saving Coins
A fast walk and slow talk were two of "Ted's" outstanding charac-
teristics. He could act well as our plays proved and he could sing,
though few ever heard him. Besides this, "Ted" is truly interested in
the landscape field, and it is certain that he'll be a success.
Dramatics. 2: Horticultural Show. 2.2: Horticulture Club, 2;
Shorthorn Board — Assistant Business Manager. 2.
Edward Wade Holland
New York City, New York
"Ed" never made himself too conspicuous with a lot of noise and
yet he was very much a part of the class of '41. Ready to lend a hand
to anyone at any time, he demanded no laurels for his work. His
familiar tall figure will always stick in our memories as that of a friend.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2: Newman Club, 1. 2; Inter mural Basketball, 2;
Varsity Track. 1, 2.
Weikko Robert Holopainen
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Dancing
Always with a smile and cheery "Hello" for everyone, "Skip" was
an extra nice guy to know. Working in the barns took up a good
share of his time, but his studies and social activities were by no means
neglected. The best of luck to a grand classmate.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1, 2 — Secretary. 2: 4-H Club. 1, 2 — Vice-President, 2:
Bungalow Bunch: Stosag: Commencement Speaker.
Robert William Hutchinson
West Springfield, Massachusetts
"Bob" came up the river to us from West Springfield and soon
became both well known and well liked. He was very much interested
in his work, but was in his real glory when in the midst of the fairer
sex. We are sure that "Hutch" will go far in the field of Horticulture.
Horticultural Show. 1,2: Outing Club. 1: Shorthorn Board, 2;
Horticulture Club, 1. 2 — Vice-President. 2:
Wesley Foundation — Vice-President.
Myron Lewis Ingham
Vegetable Gardening Hobby: Hunting
"Ingham", as he was know to his classmates, commuted from his
home in Granby. He didn't spend very much of his free time on
campus, but rather working home on the farm. This proves that
"Bunny" is ambitious and sure to be successful in the vegetable grow-
Horticultural Shotr. 2: Intermural Basketball. 2.
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J. Edward Jensen
Dairy Hobbies: Sports and Dogs
This is the lad who played hockey at the drop of a hat. His assists
and goals have aided in many Stockbridge hockey victories. Especially
commendable has been his cooperation with his team. This trait will
serve him well when he enters his Dad's dairy business.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1; Dairy Club, 1, 2: Baseball, 2;
Hockey, 1, 2 — Co-captain, 2.
Charles M. Johnson
Poultry Hobbies: Horses and Golf
"Charlie", the casanova of the Poultry class, needed little aid in
meeting and making friends. Most generally he was to be seen with a
couple of his well known colleagues. Having the ability to both dress
and dance well, "Chuck" will surely bring society into the poultry
Newkirk: Animal Husbandry Club. 1,2: Horticultural Show. 1:
Poultry Club, 1,2: Baseball. 2; Inter mural Basketball, 2;
Cross Country. 1. 2: Track. 1: Dramatics, 2.
Raymond Harry Johnson
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Sports
Ray was without a doubt one of the most popular fellows on campus.
A great athlete, a wonderful dancer, and a dapper dresser made him
the idol of all the girls. With Ray's winning way and ability to get
ahead we are all sure he will be a great success.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1, 2; Dance Committees. 2: Varsity Basketball. 2;
Varsity Football, 2: Class President. 2: Neu'kirk — Treasurer: Dramatics, 2.
Vernon George Jones
Horticulture Hobby: Goif
"Jonesie" was one of our commuters, coming each day frorn^ Athol.
Whenever a correct answer was desired, everyone turned to "Prof" Jones.
He was, without doubt, the mainstay of the Hort. class. Because of his
great interest in his work, fine grades were his reward.
A. T. G.; Ring Committee. 1, 2; freshman Class President, 1;
Student Council — Vice-President, 2: Horticulture Club, 1, 2;
Stosa"- Class Historian.
Thomas Henry Kelley
Dairy Hobby: Drawing
Here's another Amherst boy with what it takes for success. His
future vocation is dairying, and his present avocation is drawing. We
sometimes wonder whether it shouldn't be the other way around, his
drawings are that good! He is Irish and loves it; he's a credit to that
Dairy Club, 1. 2: Neivman Club. 1.2: Shorthorn Board — Art Editor. 2:
Intermural iaseball, 2: Intermural Basketball. 2; Intermural Track, 2.
Ernest Darwin Kemp
Horticulture Hobby; Riding
Every course has its super student and "Ernie" certainly rated high
in the Hort. class. No problem, no, not even an Aggie Engines pump
problem, got "Ernie" down. And when it came to his major, why he
was Prof. Blundell's right hand man!
Horticulture Club, 1, 2: Horliculturd Shoiv. 1. 2: Outing Club, 1;
Intermural Basketball, 2: Stosag: Commencement Speaker.
Arthur Waugh Kerr
Feeding Hills, Massachusetts
"Art" is a fellow among fellows. A great lover of sports, he dis-
played much fine playing in basketball. With his ready smile for every-
one, his jovial disposition will prove a valuable asset in the future.
Horticultural Shoiv, 1, 2: Horticulture Club, 1, 2: Varsity Baseball, 2;
Varsity Basketball, 1, 2.
Karl Wallace Kneeland, Jr.
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Dancing, Riding
Personality, wit, and cheerfulness were all well distinguished in the
local boy from Amherst. To Karl, school was just a bowl of cherries.
A great lover of sports and horses, and always just a big clown at heart,
we all hope that his ambitions will come true.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2; Intermural Basketball, 2; Varsity football, 2.
Walter A. Koenig
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Ability in sports coupled with a desire for a good scholastic record
netted Walt fine returns from his two years at Stockbridge. When the
gang broke into a song, Walt always did his bit at harmonizing. Both
ambitious and systematic in his ways, he's sure to get the right breaks.
Horticultural Show, 2; Recreation Conference, 1. 2: Intermural Baseball, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2; Track, 1, 2.
Dairy Hobby: P*ublicity
If you have anything to be "business managed", just call on Ralph.
He seems to have a knack at putting things over with a bang. One has
to have a lot of admiration for Ralph, for he never failed in anythmg he
Dairy Club, 1. 2: Dance Committees, 1, 2: Menorah Club, 1, 2; Orchestra, 1, 2;
Shorthorn Board, 2: Intermural Baseball. 2: Basketball — Manager, 2;
Football, 1, 2; Operetta — Publicity Manager, 2;
Operetta — Assistant Manager, 1 ; Roister Doisters — Publicity Manager, 2;
Music Festival Week — Publicity Manager.
Merton R. Libby
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Pomology Hobby: Skating
"Lib" is a typical example of a typical boy who rose to the top
through his own sheer initiative. It's still a mystery how he made the
football and hockey teams, worked after studies, and earned a high
scholastic average all the time. He deserves the success which follows
Pomology Club. 1: Foothalt. 1.2: Hockey, 1.2: Commencement Speaker.
Charles P. Loomis
Pomology Hobbies: Boats and Sailing
"Charley" was always the conservative type; especially when it camie
to energy. Although he had a thousand good reasons why not to do
the homework just yet, he always amazed us by ending up near the top.
We feel sure that some day "Charley" will talk himself into an orchard
Pomology Club, 1: Football, 1. 2: Hockey, 1. 2.
Richard Townsend Macdonald
"Mac" is one of the versatile members of our class being accom-
plished as a hockey player, a skier and a tennis player. With a lot of
good Scotch wit and a swell sense of humor, "Mac" brightened every
gathering he happened upon.
Glee Club. 1: Hockey. 1. 2: Winter Carnh'al Committee. 2.
Raymond Joseph Marcinowski
North Hadley, Massachusetts
Floriculture Hobby: Skating
"Ray's" twinkling eyes and occasional outbursts of laughter are
typical of his merry mannerisms. However, being a steady sort, "Ray"
earned high scholastic honors and found many friends who will vouch
that he is an all around good fellow.
Floriculture Club, 1,2: Horticultural Show, 1,2; Intermural Baseball, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 2; Intermural Track, 2.
Charles Billings Marsh
"Charlie" commuted every day and because he had so much extra
time on campus, he had a reserved seat in the library. He was admired
by all who knew him and envied for that winning smile which nothing
could equal. His farm is sure to be a successful one.
Animal Husbandry Club, 2; Varsity Cross Country. 2: Varsity Football, 1.
Alfred A. Marshall
"Al" well proved to us that good things come in small packages.
Although he had a little trouble some mornings and never really woke
up before 11 o'clock, this subconsciousness never moved his scholastic
rating. Full of Pomological knowledge and Fitchburg wit, "the little
man" certainly helped cheer things up.
K. K.; Horticultural Show. 1. 2: Pomology Club, 1;
Intermural Basketball, 1.
Donald John Mattison
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Horses and Baseball
What was that flash of green? Why, that was Don on his bicycle.
He will always be remembered for his sincere love of good horses. One
of the quieter members of the Animal Husbandry class, he always main-
tained good grades. Best of luck to you, Don!
Animal Husbandry Club. 1. 2: Outing Club. 1 ; Little International Committee, 2;
Intermural Cross Country, 1 ; Intermural Track, 2.
Edward Roe Mattson
This fair-haired lad was another happy-go-lucky Hort. major. "Ed"
was a member of the cross country team and was often to be seen
running toward Norwood for the week-end. He hopes to continue his
work in Horticulture, and we are sure that he will make a good showing.
A. T. G.: Band, 1 ; Christian Federation, 1, 2: Horticultural Show, 1, 2;
Shorthorn Board. 2: Horticulture Club, 1. 2 — Treasurer, 2;
Student Religious Council: Intermural Baseball, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 2; Cross Country, 1. 2; Track, 1, 2.
Although he was a little bit on the serious side, "Smedley" always
had a ready laugh. We discovered that he is a believer in "complete
relaxation" and upon occasions he demonstrated this theory. We wish
you success, Harold!
Floriculture Club, 1, 2; Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Menorah Club, 1, 2;
Outing Club, 1: Cross Country — Manager, 2: Track — Manager, 2;
Football — Assistant Manager, 1.
Philip Willson Merriam
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Hunting and Athletics
Always with the latest information on the affairs of state, Phil did
much to keep the Animal Husbandry class lively indeed. Interested in
all sports and seeing some service on the gridiron, Phil displayed much
of the spirit that puts Stockbridge men ahead.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1.2: Dairy Club, 1 : Christian Federation, 1 :
4-H Club, 1.2: Outing Club, 1, 2: Recreation Conference, 1;
Intermural Basketball, 2: Varsity Basketball, 1;
Varsity Football, 1, 2; K, K.
James Lawrence Merry
Poultry Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
Here is a quiet lad who looks and acts timid, but always comes
forth with a clever remark at the right time. He is ever willing to help
his classmates into and out of any difficulties that might arise. We know
his ambitions to be a good poultry man will soon materialize.
4-H Club, 2; Newman Club, 1; Poultry Club, 1, 2.
Edward F. Mooney
Dairy Hobby: Swimming
"Doc" was a true student of the Dairy industry. His chief ambi-
tion is to become a laboratory technician. With his placement spent in
this particular field, he will be the answer to any employer's prayer.
As president of K. K. he invariably had excellent advice to offer.
K, K. — President, 2; Dairy Club, 1. 2; Dance Committee, 2: Neiuman Club, 1, 2:
Intermural Basketball, 1 ; Student Council, 2.
Thomas Benjamin Murphy
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Baseball
A light hearted and gay manner were always very characteristic
of Tom. He hailed from the small town of Monson, and during his
stay at Stockbridge was always a credit to the school and basketball
team. Ask "Murph" what breed of cattle is best, and you will always
get the same answer — Holsteins.
Animal Husbandry Club, 2: 4-H Club. 1 ; Newman Club. 2;
Varsity Basketball, 2; K. K. — Vice-President.
Ward Arthur McCarthy
"Mac" always appeared to be rather quiet and unpretentious, but
on second glance you might find him deep in the midst of any fight or
argument that was going on. His unruly blond hair and captivating
smile were the prize of the An. Hus. class.
Aitimal Husbandry Club, 1. 2: 4-H Club, 1, 2.
William James McCarthy
Dairy Hobby: Ice Cream Plants
"Bill" is one of the boys from Whitman. Despite the fact that he
was always tardy in getting to his classes, there is no doubting that
he will be early in rising to the top in Dairying. The knowledge "Bill"
has acquired here will net him a fine business.
A'. K.: Dairy Club. 1.2: Newman Club. 1.2: Intermural Baseball, 2;
Intermural Basketball. 1. 2.
Robert Edward McKenzie
Poultry Hobby: Studying
If the hens won't lay Golden Eggs, surely it's no fault of "Bob's".
Industrious, intelligent and quiet, this honor student was the pride and
joy of the Poultry class. The world owes "Mac" a living, but you can
bet he's out to make his own.
Poultry Club, 1.2: Intertnural Basketball. 1 ; Cross Country, 1 .
Earl G. Nicholson
"Nick" was known far and wide on the campus as the boy who
made three 70-yard runs in one football game. Although he seemed a
bit shy, when you got to know him, he was the best friend possible.
Some lucky employer will get another man well grounded in Dairyin.^
K. K. : Dairy Club. I, 2 : Dance Committee. 2 : Shorthorn Board, 2 ;
Football. 1.2: Track, 1 : Student Council. 2.
Samuel Rogers Nickerson
South Weymouth, Massachusetts
Although he had a little tough luck at the beginning of the football
season, this lad still had plenty of fighting spirit left for the hockej'
team. "Sam" was well liked by everyone and was very active in school
affairs. "Nick" has the ability to be one of our outstanding fruit growers.
A. T. G.: Dance Committee. 2: Menorah Club, 1. 2: Potnology Club. 1:
Football, 1.2: Hockey. 1. 2 — Co-captain. 2: Student Council, 1,2;
Winter Carnival Committee, 2: Athletic Board, 2.
Anthony Francis Ogonis
"Tony" was one of the more handsome boys of the Hort. class.
He was always ready for a good joke — and could he take it! Anyone
who spent placement at C. B. I. with him will confirm that statement.
Good luck, "Tony", you can do a lot in the field of Horticulture with
Horticultural Show, 1. 2.
Charles W. Parker, Jr.
Conscientious, hard working and loyal describe Charlie, one of our
quieter classmates. He liked to skate though, and on any fine winter
day it was nothing unusual to see a flashing red shirt, a pair of skates,
and Charlie — all headed for the pond.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1, 2: Dairy Club, 1: Varsity Hockey, 1, 2.
Philip Harris Paton
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Bicycle Riding
"Phil" was one of the fellows who brought back lively tales of
the Chicago Livestock Show. As a persistently good track man, he did
an excellent job. "Phil" has a great smUe and way for winning friends
that we predict will carry him up the rungs of the ladder of success.
Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2: Collegian Board, 2: Outing Club, 2;
Shorthorn Board. 2 : Varsity Cross Country, 1, 2, ;
Varsity Track. 1 : Cheerleader, 1 : A. T. G. — House Historian, 2.
Paul C. Patton
"Pat" is a very quiet student who loves the poultry business and
is really trying to get ahead in it. His hobby is photography and ha
collected many enviable "shots" from round about campus. Paul is well
liked by his classmates and we hope his future will pay big dividends.
Dairy Club, 1: 4-H Club. 1 : Poultry Club, 1. 2.
William Gushing Peck
New London, Connecticut
Horticulture Hobby: "Fire Buff"
"Scoop" can well be called the "efficiency man" as indicated by his
doing an excellent job as Editor-in-Chief of the Shorthorn, as well as
attaining top marks in his studies. He maintains that work should be
done on time and done right. There is no doubt that Bill will place
the Connecticut Arboretum on top in the Horticultural world in a short
Collegian Board, 2; Horticultural Show, 2: Shorthorn Board — Editor in Chief, 2;
Horticulture Club. 1, 2: Head Monitor, 2; Cheer Leader, 1: Stosag.
David Winslow Potter
Pomology Hobby: Swimming
A cheery smile, a hearty laugh — and we knew "Dave" was some-
where near. Bom with the virtue of debate, he found it no great
effort to establish the honor of the hockey team in the minds of dis-
believers. Though his jokes were often old, he was always welcomed.
Horticultural Shoiv, 1. 2: Outing Club. 2: Pomology Club. 1:
Hockey — Assistant Manager. 1 , Manager. 2 :
Stockbridge Athletic Board — Secretary, 2.
Frank Eugene Ray, Jr.
Hotel Stewarding Hobby: Dancing
"A typical college boy" just fits Frank. Although he gave the profs
a few anxious moments, he proved himself by coming through with
flying colors. "Keep looking ahead and gather as you go along" is his
motto, which has brought him repeated success in the past — may it
Dance Committee, 1; Horticultural Show, 1, 2; Outing Club, 1, 2;
Pandocios Club, 1, 2; Recreational Conference. 1, 2:
Boston Hotel Show. 1. 2.
Wildlife Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
No one enjoyed his stay of two years at Stockbridge more than
"Andy", one of the more light hearted members of Dr. Trippensee's
vocational class. "Andy" became interested in fish conservation while
on stream survey work, and hopes to continue in this field.
Horticultural Show, 1: Recreational Conference, 1, 2;
Intermural Basketball. 1, 2.
Edward Addison Roberts
South Hadley, Massachusetts
Poultry Hobby: Sports
It was hard for us to keep tabs on "Ed" all the while because he
commuted from South Hadley. However, we do know that he managed
to keep his studies high as well as to have a happy time with his fellow
"feather dusters". Good luck, "Eddie"!
Poultry Cluh, 1.
Marion Othillo Rumgoy
North Adams, Massachusetts
Floriculture Hobby: Scotty Dogs
Marian was considered the "brains" of the Floriculture division, but
along with her intellectual ability an amazing wit was another of her
characteristics. Always pleasant and always a good sport, "Rummy" won
the admiration of all her classmates.
Tri Sig — Treasurer, 2: Dramatics, 2; Floriculture Cluh, 1, 2 — Treasurer, 2;
Glee Club, 1; Horticultural Show, 1, 2; Horticulture Club, 1, 2;
Shorthorn Board — Literary Editor, 2: Stosag.
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Raymond F. Sargent
Vegetable Gardening Hobbies: Hunting and Fishing
"Ray" is one of those fellows that everyone likes to know. He's
always willing to join in all the fun. "Sarge" is interested in vegetable
growing, but he says that his business is going to be one where he can
sleep and eat to his heart's content.
Horticultural Shoiv, 2; Outing Club, 1; Intermural Basketball, 2.
Milton James Scarborough
Dairy Hobby: Swimming
Most of "Middy's" spare time was spent at a local store dissecting
beef and cutting soup bones. In school he spent so much time raiding
the refrigerator room that his classmates wondered if he were going into
the Dairy industry to make ice cream or to eat it.
Dairy Club, 1, 2; Intermural Baseball, 2: Intermural Basketball, 2.
Lewis Harvey Scott
North Hadley, Massachusetts
"Scotty's" reliable Ford succeeded in getting him over from North
Hadley every morning, as well as getting him many other distant places.
He seemed to have a good time at Stockbridge, and even his placement
training had many fine points. With a good knowledge of Horticulture
he'll make a fine nurseryman.
Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Baseball, 2; Basketball, 2.
"Sam" should very soon be one of the country's foremost florists
with the good start he has right now, being an expert designer and a
good greenhouse manager. We say, "More power to you, 'Sam', we wish
the best for you."
Collegian Board, 1: Dance Committees, 1, 2: Floriculture Club, 2:
Horticultural Show, 1,2: Newman Club, 1,2: Ring Committee, 2:
Student Council, 1, 2 — President, 2: Football, 1, 2.
Edward Anthony Smiarowski
Dairy Hobby: Dancing
"Zimmer" is a Stockbridge man who has made the traditional virtue
of punctuality. He has never been known to be late, either at class or
to the many dances that he attends. An enviable scholarship record and
punctuality are a wonderful combination to take into one's life work.
Dairy Club, 1, 2: Intermural Baseball, 2: Inter mural Basketball, 1, 2.
Shaw B. Smith
"Smitty", better known as "Howard Johnson's Special", hails from
Waltham. You'll find him in either of two moods — a rare jovial dis-
position or in the depths of seriousness. We hope that "Smitty" will
be successful in obtaining a position through all his efforts with Civil
Collegian Board, 1: Pandocios Club, 1, 2.
Theodore Coolidge Sokol
New Haven, Connecticut
Easy come, easy go, never a worry in the world — that's typically
"Ted". He maintained throughout his two years with us that eating
and sleeping were always to be considered before studies. We know
he will succeed in some day managing his Dad's Horticultural business.
Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Outing Club, 1: Horticulture Club, 1, 2;
Lawrence 0. Sorii
Poultry Hobby: Skiing
Better known as "Butch", this little man has some great hopes for
the future, one of them being to some day ski at Sun Valley. If his
present enthusiasm continues, we know that in the future we'll hear of
his skiing while on vacation from his successful poultry business.
Poultry Club, 1, 2.
Roy Arthur Spafford
South Hadley, Massachusetts
Roy was best known and admired by the Poultry maiors as he
commuted and didn't have a chance to mingle with many of the other
fellows. "Zeke" can be given credit for being a fine, serious student,
but he always enjoyed sports and any other type of good time that might
be had. Good luck to a future Poultryman!
Poultry Club, 1.
Joseph M. Spidi, Jr.
Horticulture Hobbies: Traveling and Sports
"Joe" was the Dedham representative of the class. Quiet, well
mannered, and dependable, he proved to be one of the most popular
members of the Hort. section. With his ambition and determination he
should go far in the field of Horticulture.
A. T. G.; Newman Club, 1, 2: Shorthorn Board — Statistics Editor. 2:
Horticulture Club. 1. 2.
Melvin Herbert Spivack
Dairy Hobby: Horses
The Dairy industry is about to receive a valuable addition in the
person of Melvin. This is due to his ever trying effort of obtaining
perfection and technique in lab. and class. His quiet yet friendly
manner, which has won him many friends here, will find him many more.
K. K.: Dairy Club. 1.2: Menorah Club. 1.2: Intermural Baseball, 2:
Inter mural Basketball, 1 ; Football, 1 .
William Alfred Spooner
Poultry Hobby: Skiing
Environment, they say, makes the man. If this is true, one can
account for "Bill's" sense of humor and witty replies. Although in
public his general appearance was serious, his orivate life was sprinkled
with personality. "Bill" will make a good poultry man, and we hope
to hear more of him in the future.
Poultry Club, 1, 2.
Walla M. Stearns
St. Albans, Vermont
Hotel Stewarding Hobby: Music
"Wally's" ability to give orders made him head waiter at the College
Inn. He has worked conscientiously for the good of his class and his
course. With his previous experience in St. Albans and a full knowledge
obtained here, "Bud" will be a master of his art.
Band 1, 2 — Drum Major, Assistant Manager; Pandocios Club. 1.2;
Recreational Conference, 1, 2; A. T. G.
Henry Stentiford, Jr.
Floriculture Hobbies: Gym, Hunting, Fishing
Did someone say something about Pittsfield? Or was that just
Henry's imagination! "Hank" is our typical florist. With those snappy
clothes he wears and that fine business like manner of his, surely he'll
succeed in selling his customers orchids
Horticultural Show. 1. 2: Horticulture Club. 1.
Richard Dexter Stockwell
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Sports
Perseverance and loyalty characterize this lad from Upton. "Dick"
was a great support to the football team and saw much active service.
With his sense of humor and fine personality, he was favorite among his
classmates. "Dick's" Jersey farm is destined to have a good herdsman.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1. 2: Shorthorn Board, 2; Intermural Basketball, 2;
Varsity Football, 2; A. T. C: Commencement Committee — Chairman.
Philip Goodspeed Stone
Horticulture Hobby: Shooting Pool
There would have been quite a void in the class of '41 without "Gus".
His ready wit and quick temper furnished many amusing moments. He
was as quick to forgive as he was to criticize. "Gus" is taking away a
lot of knowledge because of his desire of thorough understanding.
Horticultural Show. 1, 2: Horticulture Club, 1, 2,
Charles Joseph Szafir
"Charlie" had an
One of the lads
With quick wit and an unlimited supply of jokes,
important part in keeping his class in good humor,
who spent an eventful placement period down on the Cape, he was
always an outstanding figure.
Horticultural Shoiv, 2; Intermural Baseball, 2; Varsity Basketball, 2;
Varsity Football, 1.
Roy Samuel Tanner, Jr.
North Amherst, Massachusetts
Roy beheves in promoting good fellowship which can readily be seen
from the scores of friends he has here. It was his policy that, after a
hard day of studying, one should enjoy life, and "Sam" tried his best
to practice what he preached.
Poultry Cluh, 1, 2.
Philip Henry Therrien
East Freetown, Massachusetts
Phil represented the intellectual group in the Dairy course. Studies
were his chief concern and his marks certainly rewarded his efforts.
His favorite subject was economics and he hopes to carry it further.
Besides studying, Phil managed to find time to play the violin and read
books other than texts.
Dairy Club. 2: Orcheitra, 1, 2: Outing Club. 2: Stosag
Ethel M. Todd
Dairy Hobby: Horses
"Toddie's" identification might be called her "roomy", although kinky
blond hair, broad smile and quick on the trigger answers would serve
as well. "Toddie's" motto was "support the Dairy industry", and so it
is with interest that we note that she is returning to her placement job
as a vocational teacher in a girl's reform school.
Tri Sig — President, 2; Dairy Club, 1. 2; Dramatics. 2: Shorthorn Board, 2.
Theodore Thomas Toporowski
Horticulture Hobbies: Music and Nature Study
"Top" is our "ambition boy" from the Berkshires, always willing to
work for the school. As business manager of the Shorthorn he bustled
about the campus, checking up on the seniors and seeing that they met
their appointments on time. The Stockbridge column of the Collegian
was indebted to "Topper" for news.
Dramatics, 2; Collegian Board. 2; 4-H Club. 2: Horticultural Show, 1, 2;
Neumian Club, 1. 2: Outing Club. 1. 2: Horticulture Club, 1, 2;
Shorthorn Board — Business Manager, 2.
Ralph Eugene Towrtsley
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Horses, Guns
With his pleasing familiar Ashfield drawl, Ralph could enlighten
any one on the matter of raising horses up in the "hills". He always
managed to keep his marks high, although he was not essentially a grind.
Although one of the more quiet type, he acquired many friends.
Animal Husbandry Club — Vice-President, 2; Varsity Football, 1.
George Peter Tvelia
New York, New York
Floriculture Hobby: Boxing
Hailing from the Big City, George brought with him a note of gaiety
with his witty remarks and good nature. He is rated as a fine boxer
and has done well in amateur boxing circles. After graduation, George
will probably enter the florist business with his grandfather and become
a top ranking florist
A. T. G.: Horlicullural Show. 1. 2: Cross Country, 1. 2.
Animal Husbandry Hobbies: Photography, Horse Back Riding
Wonderful invention — the bicycle! At least "Buzz" must have
thought so for very rarely was he ever seen without his. Likeableness,
a love of good horses, and a bit of shyness all got together under one
crop of dark curly hair to be one of the finest lads of '41.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1. 2: Dance Committee. 1; 4-H Club. 1, 2:
Outing Club. 1.2; Inter mural Basketball. 1: Varsity Football. 1, 2:
Intermural Track. 2.
Leonard Forest Vanderhoop, Jr.
Gay Head, Massachusetts
Speed in running and learning were some of "Vandy's" accomplish-
ments. When it came to square dancing his rhythm and good looks put
him on top. "Hoop", though a little on the bashful side, has made a
big hit with all his classmates.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1,2: Outing Club. 1. 2: Varsity Cross Country, 2;
Varsity Track, 1. 2; A. T. G.
Roland Hale Verbeck, Jr.
Here is the story of the local boy who made good. Conscientious
work and the ability to get along with people have shown that "Junior"
has one of the best personalities in the class. No one worked harder on
placement than "Verby", so we say that credit should be given where
credit is due
Pandocios Club, 1, 2 — Treasurer, 2; Baseball, 1.
Arthur Emil Waaramaa
"Art" is a conscientious and hard working fellow who says little
but does a lot. He is ever v/illing to help the other fellow, and has a
quiet even temperament that makes him good company always. With
such admirable qualities we feel certain that "Art" will succeed.
A. T. G.; Band, 1; Floriculture Club, 1, 2: Horticultural Shoic, 1. 2:
Shorthorn Board, 2.
Dorothy May Watt
Floriculture Hobby: Knitting
This little miss could well be called our most popular girl. With her
cute ways she "flitted" around campus, always singing in that mighty
little voice of hers or else telling someone a new joke. "Dotty's" marks
were always top ranking, and we know that "Ye Posie Shoppe" will be
a huge success.
Glee Club, 1; Horticultural Shoiu, 1, 2: Newman Club, 1; Shorthorn Board, 2;
Class Treasurer, 1 ; Senior Class Secretary.
Carl Nelson Watts
Floriculture Hobby: Sports
Carl is one fellow who is held in universal esteem. Besides being
an outstanding football player, he is a good student and found time also
to participate in many extra-curricular activities. Success and good
fortune are bound to be "Nellie's" with such an excellent start in life.
A. T. G.; Horticultural Show, 1. 2; Intermural Basketball, 2;
football, 1, 2 — Captain, 2; Senior Class Vice-President.
John Joseph Whidden
Jack, the class's "Bachelor on Week Days", was always on hand
for a good time. We think he had his best experience at Chicago.
However, there is much more to "Whid" than fun. He's an outstanding
authority on any subject in the field of Animal Husbandry.
Animal Husbandry Club. 1, 2; Newman Club, 1, 2: A. T. G,
Animal Husbandry Hobby: Driving
Otherwise known as the "State Boys", "Bill" and his friends could be
seen breezing around campus at any time in their familiar green truck.
Since he was so popular among his classmates, and ever willing to help
them, "Bill" has shown that he has what it takes to get ahead in this
Theta Chi; Animal Husbandry Club, 1, 2.
A. Harold Witt, Jr.
Poultry Hobby: Music
This witty boy wonder of the Poultry class must have absorbed a
dictionary. "Hal" is acquainted with the finer arts of living, has
speculating as one of his hobbies, and observing as one of his merits.
If words can do it, "Alex" will mold a Poultry syndicate.
Poultry Club, 1, 2; Shorthorn Board — Activities Editor, 2; Track, 1.
Victor York Zetterberg
York Beach, Maine
Vegetable Gardening Hobbies: Dreaming and Dancing
"Zett's" popularity on campus was due to his easy going and likeable
ways. He was the coach's right hand man when it came to managing
a football team. Vic's ambition is to be a successful market gardener
and he has the abUity to reach this goal soon.
Football — Assistant Manager. 1, Manager, 2: Intermural Baseball, 2;
Intermural Basketball, 1. 2; Horticultural Show, 2: Class Orator.
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AWARDS
William C. Peck, Shorthorn
Theodore T. Toporowski, Shorthorn, Collegian Reporter
Walla M. Stearns, Band Leader
Ralph Levine, Shorthorn, Pinafore, Class Play
Philip H. Therrien, Orchestra
Charlotte E. Abbey, Shorthorn, 2 Plays
Raymond H. Johnson, Class President, Council
Richard D. Stockwell, Commencement Committee
Richard C. Hill, 2 Plays
Marian O. Rumgay, Play, Shorthorn
Ethel M. Todd, 2 Plays
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Honorary Scholastic Society
For the fifth year, the editors of the
Shorthorn are pleased to pay tribute
to those students of the graduating
class who, by virtue of their outstand-
ing scholastic records have won for
themselves places on the scroll of our
honorary scholastic society, Stosag.
ERNEST DARWIN KEMP,
PHILIP HENRY THERRIEN,
DAVID CHARLES DOLAN,
ROY BURTON HALL,
WILLIAM CUSHING PECK,
New London, Conn.
HENRY WINSHIP FLOYD,
GEORGE BURTON GREENE,
VERNON GEORGE JONES,
MARIAN OTHILLA RUMGAY,
WEIKKO ROBERT HOLOPAINEN
CARL BERNARD BOYCE,
This is the largest number of students
to ever receive this recognition and to
Miss Marian O. Rumgay goes the dis-
tinction of being the first Co-Ed to be
eligible for the society.
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 se-
lection of its members.
An average of 85 or better for the
first three semesters with no mark be-
low 70 is required. Placement train-
ing grades shall be used to guide the
Faculty Advisory Committee in making
selections, but shall not be included in
averages submitted. 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.
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY MAJORS — 1941
First row; R. Hill, Rice, Baldwin, M. Brown, R. Johnson, Holopainen, McCarthy
Second row: Allessio, Kneeland, Whidden, Clapp, Williams, Townsley
Third row: Marsh, Henderson, Murphy, Merriam, Holland
Fourth row: Hazen, Stockwell, Thayer, Vanderhoop, Earl, Paton, Valentine, Parker,
DAIRY MANUFACTURES MAJORS — 1941
First row: Jensen, Dorchester, Todd, Spivack, Drapeau, Therrien
Second row: Campbell, Caroto, Nicholson, Kelley
Third row: Smiarowski, Fleury, Levine, Scarborough
Fourth row: W. McCarthy, Lindquist, Gizienski, Mack, Mooney
FLORICULTURE MAJORS — 1941
First row: Hubbard, Gushee, Watt, Thayer, Figuerido, Tvelia, Ross
Second row: Meister, Macdonald, Bruun, Rumgay, Herring, Waaramaa, Sestito
Third row: Watts, Gray, Barton, Hilliard, Stentiford, Baer, Flower, Marcinowski
HORTICULTURE MAJORS — 1941
First row: Sayer, Hodgen, Szafir, Anderson, Stone, Abbey, Peck, Toporowski, Blundell
Second row: Golden, Cook, Kemp, Clark, Mattson, Ogonis
Third row: Flinchbaugh, Greene, Baksay, Spidi, Kerr, Sokol, Hall, Scott, Jones
HOTEL STEWARDING MAJORS — 1941
First row: Stearns, Hall, Cahill, Doggett, Floyd
Second row: Smith, Ray, Verbeck
POMOLOGY MAJORS — 1941
First row: Marshall, Nickerson, Grace, Gilmore
Second row: Loomis, Emmert, Libbey, Dowse, Potter
POULTRY HUSBANDRY MAJORS — 1941
First row; Patton, McKenzie, Spooner, Witt, Roberts
Second row: Clary, Fassett, Tanner, Sorli
Third row: Heath, Spafford, Baldwin, C. Johnson, Hardy
Fourth row: Merry, Glanville
VEGETABLE GARDENING MAJORS — 1941
Sargent, Ingham, Zetterberg, Bemben
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT MAJORS — 1941
First row: Hill, Dolan, Reinap, Brown, Bak
Second row: Bemotas, Koenig, Fortune, Boyce, Bryan
A belated effort is now being made
to restore and conserve the wildlife of
our continent. The alarming decrease
of game, fish, and fur-bearing species
has caused grave concern to the cus-
todians of wildlife, and much effort
is being expended to bring back these
animals. Research projects on funda-
mental wildlife problems have been
started in a dozen different states, and
Massachusetts is beginning to under-
stand the necessity for such projects.
In the year 1935 the Stockbridge
School of Agriculture announced the
opening of a course in Wildlife Man-
agement in the fall of that year. The
course was to be limited to ten students
and this quota was filled with ease.
Dr. R. E. Trippensee was persuaded to
leave his native state of Michigan and
become the head of the Wildlife Man-
agement Department at our college.
He arrived early in 1936 and proceeded
to teach his class the fundamentals of
Since that time the course has de-
veloped and improved tremendously.
Courses have become more firmly es-
tablished and the scope of the curric-
ulum has been enlarged by the intro-
duction of various related courses.
For the last two classes the curric-
ulum has been the same, beginning
with an introductory course to Wild-
life Management in which the students
learned to identify and name scientifi-
cally the various species of birds, mam-
mals, reptiles and amphibians. Related
subjects in Forest Mensuration, Plant
Identification, Soils, Breeding and Pro-
pagation of Game Birds, Agricultural
Engineering and Public Speaking were
also part of the first semester's
The second semester was essentially
a continuation of our introduction to
Wildlife Management with instruction
in cover mapping, lake and stream sur-
vey and the preparation of skins for
laboratory study. A continuation of
Forest Mensuration and Breeding and
Propagation with the addition of an es-
sential course in Animal Ecology made
up the rest of our studies until the
Placement Training period began.
The Placement Training began April
1st, with students working for the
Mass. Department of Conservation at
various game farms, fish hatcheries,
game refuges and on stream survey
The second year started in October.
The members of the class came back
to school with an increased interest in
their chosen field. Wildlife Manage-
ment began to be a reality rather
than a dream. The Theory of Man-
agement was our major study with
a library problem as an associated
subject. Related subjects in Silvicul-
ture, General Biology and Farm Shop
were also a part of this semester's
The final semester was upon us be-
fore we realized it. The main issue
again was Wildlife Management. A
field problem was undertaken by each
student to get the experience in the
gathering of data and preparing it
for publication. The class work was
a study of the Technique of Manage-
ment. Related subjects in Diseases
and Predators, Fish Culture, Forest
Management and Business English
were studied at this time.
In the spring of 1940 the Stockbridge
School of Agriculture announced that
the class of 1941 would be the last class
in Wildlife Management. The closing
of this course was based on the lack of
positions obtainable and the number of
Throughout the years members of the
Wildlife classes have been active in
athletics and social gatherings about
Several graduates from this course
are employed in important positions
with the Mass. Department of Conser-
vation. Gene Moran and John Prouty
are assistant culturists and James Mc-
Donough is a laboratory technician.
Many other graduates are employed in
less important positions.
In a few years the Wildlife course
will be forgotten at Stockbridge, but
it will linger forever in the memories
of the few fortunate students that were
able to complete the course there.
Kenneth E. Brown.
THE CLASS OF 1942
October of 1940 saw another fine
bunch of students come into Stock-
bridge. The Class of 1942 entered, as
carefree and gay as could be expected
of any group.
They were a very friendly lot, and
before long, each and every one had
found a steadfast companion in some
other student on campus.
After the class learned (from exper-
ience) how to keep from being thrown
into the pond, it settled down and the
efforts of all were turned toward be-
coming more industrious and clearer
thinking young men and women.
Two outstanding features about this
class are the facts that it is the largest
group ever to enroll at one time and
also that it entered in the midst of a
worldly conflict. Because of this im-
pending situation, a few of these men
may not be able to complete their
courses at Stockbridge immediately.
However, we hope that most of them
will return this fall to pick up where
they left off, and to assume the new
role of seniors and lords over the in-
coming freshman class.
Good luck to you as placement stu-
dents and as future Seniors of Stock-
bridge School of Agriculture.
FRESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS
^^^ 5S \
Treasurer, David L. Phelps
Secretary, Sally Gidley
President, John F, Manning
Vice-President, Harry F. Johnson
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY MAJORS — 1942
First row: Ogonowski, Roberts, Wade, Van Alstyne, C. Williams, Nichols, Hunter
Second row: Scholtz, Lachut, Dibble, Colgate
Third row: Wamock, Searle, Hussey, Perry, Morey, Brookman
Fourth row: Lewis, Gary, R. Williams, Gilmore, W. Williams, Kenney, Downey
Fifth row: Nelson, Evans, Hamlin, Teittinen, Foltz, Smith. Merriam
DAIRY MANUFACTURERS MAJORS — 1942
First row: Treadwell, Tierney, DiLisio, Southard, Phelps, DeYoung, Hope
Second row: Woynar, Lander, Gibbs, Merrill, Dougherty, Griswold, Britt
Third row: Jackson, Lehane, Greenhalgh, Simons, Thoren, Blandoin
FLORICULTURE MAJORS — 1942
First row: Molitoris, Gidley, Strong, Roehrich, Coombs, Hudson, Drinkwine
Second row: Wells, Terry, Holihan, Simoni, Leonard, A. Johnson
Third row: Putala, Cousins, Mushenski, Weathers, Yamell
Fourth row: Szarkowski, Bartlett, Carvelli, Sullivan, DeVos, Manning, Kunan
HORTICULTURE MAJORS — 1942
First row: Donoghue, Uhlig, E. Johnson, Nickerson, Glass, Meinke
Second row: Blanchard, Fife, Oringer, H. Johnson, Gilmore
Third row: Benton, Freschi, Craft, Doleva, Tonet
Fourth row: Tulley, Kuzmiski, House, Boyer, Puchalski
Fifth row: (extreme right) McMaster
HOTEL STEWARD! NG MAJORS — 1942
First row: Ladd, R. Williams, Cosgrove, Pace, Garrow
Second row; Cournoyer, Dempsey, Parmor
POMOLOGY MAJORS — 1942
Ross, Gluchowski, Beaton, J. Watson
POULTRY HUSBANDRY MAJORS — 1942
First row; Frank, McGuane, Robello, Brogi, Allen, Thayer
Second row: DeLucia, Grant, Brown, Taylor, Collins
Third row: Fuller, Gioton, French, Keniston
VEGETABLE GARDENING MAJORS — 1942
Upham, Mills, Hibbard, K. Williams
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LORIN E. BALL
On one afternoon in the winter of
1916, a bow-legged, red-headed freshman
led the attack of a State College fresh-
man hockey team to a win on the Col-
lege Pond, rushed in from the ice to
anchor a winning frosh relay team on
the board track, and that same night
sparked the freshm,an basketball team
to victory. That epochal day in Red
Ball's history typifies the hard working
chap. He has always been a veritable
three-in-one athletic minded individual.
One of the greatest baseball players
State College ever had. Red graduated
to become a member of the Depart-
ment of Physical Education. For
twenty years, Lorin Ball has served
the college, the community, and the
boys, whether they be town boys. State
men or the Stockbridge School.
After coaching freshman athletes at
Varsity baseball. Red finally was pro-
moted to Director of Stockbridge
School Athletics and in charge of the
School's Physical Education program.
His football and baseball teams have
been outstanding. Playing through dif-
ficult schedules year in and year out,
Stockbridge School elevens and quin-
tets have made enviable records up
and down the Connecticut Valley.
Red's teams are known throughout
New England as well coached, well
grounded in fundamentals, well condi-
tioned, and always made up of hard-
working, well-schooled, sportsmanlike
fellows. Yes, Red, is an excellent
This versatile teacher of athletics,
who by right should now be called
"Gray" Ball, has many interests. He
is an outstanding collegiate basketball
official. He has for years been Scout-
master of a local outstanding troop and
was awarded the Silver Beaver several
years ago for his splendid work in
Scouting. He has been an outstand-
ing boys' camp counselor for twenty
However, his main interest, has been
the men of Stockbridge. His greatest
contribution has been his loyalty and
friendship for the hundreds of Stock-
bridge students who have come under
his tutelage and guidance going on
Harold M. Gore
First row: Perry, K. Johnson, Stockwell, Bak, Carolo. Captain Watts, Niclwlson, Bemben,
Hazen, Kneeland, Loomis
Second row: Coach Ball, Manager Zetterberg, Bemotas, Benton, Baldwin, K. Brown,
Southard, Bartlett, Gibbs, Merriam, Coach Bush
Third row: Assistant Manager Thoren, Foltz, Dougherty, Szarkowski, Puchalski, Glanville,
Jensen, Captain- elect Downey, Robello, Sestito, Levine, Greenhalge, Gary, Assistant
Having the same type of season as in
1939, Stockbridge got off to a slow start,
losing the first three games to Vermont,
Monson and Gushing. They then broke
into the win column at the expense of
Kimball Union and took a close one
from Wentworth Institute. The next
week found them bowing to New York
Aggies, but they finished the season
with a bang by beating their traditional
October 12, 1940.
Stockbridge Vermont Academy 7
In the first game of the year, Stock-
bridge showed good offensive football
but no scoring punch. They threatened
the Vermont goal line four times in
the first half. The line also showed
fine defensive ability with Vermont in
Stockbridge territory only twice during
the whole game. It was on one of these
occasions that Vermont scored on a
pass interference penalty, taking the
ball on the five yard line with a first
down, they scored on the fourth try
and added the extra point, sewing up
the ball game.
October 18, 1940.
Stockbridge Monson Academy 13
The Aggies offensive couldn't get
rolling against Monson and two so-
called breaks resulted in a victory for
Monson. On the opening kickoff of
the second half a Monson half-back ran
ninety yards for one touchdown and a
last desperate pass by Captain Watts
was intercepted and converted into a
second touchdown late in the fourth
quarter. The fine line play of Jack
Downey was the highlight of the game
October 25, 1940.
Stockbridge 6 Gushing 7
In the Aggies first home game a strong
Gushing team eked out a win over the
rapidly improving Stockbridge team.
An early Stockbridge drive resulted in
a touchdown but Gushing was not to be
denied. The Gushing back ripped the
Stockbridge line apart in the last quar-
ter and scored a touchdown which to-
gether with the point after sent Stock-
bridge down. The fine kicking and
defense work of Gapt. "Nelly" Watts
kept the Stockbridge team out of more
trouble all during the game.
November 2, 1940.
Stockbridge 13 Kimball Union
Stockbridge finally came into its own
in the mud against a strong and un-
defeated Kimball Union team.
Opening up in the first period, Stock-
bridge on a series of line bucks scored
early with Caroto going over for the
touchdown. Again in the second per-
iod Stockbridge drove to another touch-
down with Watts carrying.
The Stockbridge line again played
fine ball, stopping Kimball Union's star
November 7, 1940.
Stockbridge 6 Wentworth Institute
The Stockbridge team again showed
a fine running game with Nicholson
and Watts doing most of the carrying
and threatening three times during the
first half but couldn't get the ball over.
Late in the fourth quarter, Capt. Watts
threw a forty-yard pass to Nicholson
who took it in the end zone for the
score. The running of Nicholson and
the all-around play of Ray Johnson
were the bright spots of the game.
November 15, 1940.
Stockbridge 6 New York Aggies 13
New York had one of the strongest
teams faced by the Aggies all year. The
New York boys scored first on a series
of line plays in the first quarter and led
7-0 at the half. In the third period a
Stockbridge drive sparked by Wattts
and Caroto gave Stockbridge a touch-
down but they didn't make the extra
point. In the fourth period New York
blocked a kick and increased their lead
November 22, 1940.
Stockbridge 7 Deerfield 6
November 22 was declared a holiday
and the student body journeyed to
Deerfield to see Stockbridge close its
From the opening kickoff it turned
out to be a thrilling game. The game
opened with Stockbridge kicking on
first or second down wih Stockbridge
gaining yardage on every kick. In the
second quarter Stockbridge started to
drive. Watts passing to Bak, Bemben
and Caroto for valuable yardage. The
drive ended with Watts going off tackle
from the five-yard line. Caroto added
the extra point on a plunge off of kick
formation. In the third period Deerfield
scored on a sustained drive but the try
for point was blocked.
Captain Watts turned in the out-
standing game of his Stockbridge
career. His kicking, passing, running,
and defensive play were the high spots
of the game. Tony Caroto's defensive
play also stood out.
A football banquet was held to finish
the football year. "Ray" Johnson acted
as toastmaster. Guests included Capt-
tain Eagan of Deerfield Academy foot-
ball team, coaches and many loyal sup-
porters of the tearn. The boys present-
ed Coach Ball with a travelling bag as
a token of appreciation for his fine as-
sociations during the season.
Michael Bak '41
Paul Baldwin '41
Peter Bemben '41
Stanley Bernotas '41
Kenneth Brown '41
Anthony Caroto '41
Frederick Glanville '41
Donald Hazen '41
Raymond Johnson '41
Karl Kneeland '41
Walter Koenig '41
Ralph Levine '41
Charles Loomis '41
Earl Nicholson '41
Samuel Nickerson '41
Richard Stockwell '41
Carl Watts '41 (Captain)
Victor Zetterburg '41 (Manager)
John Downey '42 (Captain elect)
George Penny '42
Clayton Southard '42
First row: Lachut, Golden, Fortune, Holland, Vanderhoop
Second row: Coach Derby, Cousins, Beyer, Manager Meister
This year's track team competed in
three triangular meets, Although they
did not win any of them they gave a
good account of themselves each time.
The first meet was with Massachu-
setts State College Freshmen and
Williston Academy, Williston Academy
winning the meet. Our boys found
themselves on the tail end of a very
close contest. Captain Milton Fortune
and Edward Holland starred for Stock-
bridge, giving their opponents stifi'
opposition in various events.
The next meet was with Massachu-
setts State College Freshmen and a
strong Kimball Union team who won
the meet. Stockbridge also gave a
good account of themselves in this con-
test and again Fortune and Holland
scored enough points to give their op-
ponents plenty of trouble and compe-
tition. Lachut of the freshman class
also gave a good account of himself,
winning the pole vault and giving the
opponents competition in the distance
The last meet was with Massachu-
setts State College Freshmen and Wil-
braham Academy. Wilbraham won the
meet. Captain Fortune won both the
high and low hurdles and "Ed" Holland
won the shot put and high jump. The
rest of the team played well through-
out the meet and gave their oppon-
ents plenty of opposition. Walter
Koenig, varsity letterman from last
year, closely followed "Ed" Holland in
the shot put event. "Walt" contributed
much to the team's success throughout
Varsity letters were awarded to the
Milton Fortune '41 (Captain)
Stanislaw Lachut '42 (Captain elect)
Edward Holland '41
Walter Koenig '41
First row: Hibbard, Marsh, Tvelia, Paton, Vanderhoop, Fortune, C. Johnson, Hardy, Allen
Second row: Coach Derby, Tonet, Merrill, Lachut, Sholtz, Ogonowski, McKenzie,
Prospects for another winning Stock-
bridge School cross country team were
far from bright at the start of the sea-
son when the only veteran due to re-
turn, Captain Charles Chapin, did not
enroll. Leonard Vanderhoop was
elected to fill this position. The squad
of approximately twenty men, about
evenly divided between seniors and
freshmen did an excellent job, coming
through the season with a 509c win-
The following is a summary of the
S. A. — M. S. C. Freshmen-
October 19, at Amherst
4th— L. Hibbard
8th — Johnson
13th — Vanderhoop
14th— G. Allen
Winning time — 17:47
S. S. A., 49— State Freshmen, 54
Amherst Freshmen, 21
S. S. A. vs Brattleboro, Vt.
October 22, at M. S. C.
2nd — Hibbard
3rd — Johnson
5th — Vanderhoop
Winning time — 15:53
S. S. A. 31— Brattleboro 24
S. S. A. vs Cushing Academy
1st — Johnson
2nd — Hibbard
6th — Vanderhoop
Winning time — 15:57
S. S. A. 31— Cushing Academy 24
S. S. A. vs Springfield College Frosh
October 31, at Springfield
4th — Johnson
7th — Vanderhoop
Winning time — 16:07
S. S. A. 24— Springfield 31
S. S. A. vs Gardner High School
November 7, at Gardner
5th — Johnson
9th — Vanderhoop
Winning time — 10:12
S. S. A. 21— Gardner 34
S. S. A. vs Mount Hermon
November 13, at M. S. C.
7th — Fortune
15th — Lachut
S. S. A. 50— Mount Hermon 18
S. S. A. vs Trinity College Frosh
November 15, at M. S. C.
2nd — Vanderhoop
Winning time — 15:39
S. S. A. 17— Trinity 48
Capt. Leonard Vanderhoop
Capt.-elect Linwood Hibbard
Coach, Llewellyn Derby
Manager, Harold Meister
Captain, Leonard Vanderhoop
Captain-elect, Linwood Hibbard
First row: Coach Ball, Kuzmiski, Doleva, Co-captain Bemben, Co-captain Gizienski, Szafir,
Downey, iVIanager Levine
Second row: Groton, Murphy, F. Brown, Director of Athletics Hicks, Tonet, Kerr, Scott
The initial game of the 1941 season
was played with Williston Academy on
January 8, on the home court. Aided
by high scorers Bemben and Kuzmiski
the Blue and White five went quickly
to the front and defeated their oppon-
ents 35 to 18. The prospects for an un-
defeated season were soon marred,
however, when they bowed to Nichols
Junior College on January 11, in a 33-
32 thriller that went into an overtime
period. Being consistent with a win,
then a defeat, they trounced Vermont
Academy on January 15, 57 to 24. It
soon became evident that the best pas-
sing, and shooting combination would
be found with Doleva at left forward,
Gizienski at right forward, Kuzmiski
at center, Caroto at right guard and
Bemben at left guard with Szafir shift-
ing between left and right guard.
On January 18 the quintet was de-
feated by Monson Academy 39-35 on
their court. In spite of Doleva's ten
points the Aggies failed to get the edge
before the final whistle blew^. Return-
ing to true form, the following week
they swamped Westfield Trade School
36 to 20, adding another feather to their
bonnet, with Kuzmiski leading the
Blue and White attack.
After the semester finals the hoop-
sters defeated the Amherst College
Freshmen 23-21. Although the Jeffmen
Frosh made a large number of substi-
tutions they failed to sink the needed
baskets in the closing minutes to claim
The mid-season game was lost to the
powerful Cushing Academy team, 33
to 22, on February 15, on their court in
a contest which became heated at
times. Cushing gained by the half, a
lead which they never released, aided
by their star center. Coming back into
the foreground on February 12 the
hoopsters nosed the Pittsfield Boys'
Club out of the deciding game in a
two out of three unofficial game series.
At the opening whistle of the North
Adams Teachers College game, on Feb-
ruary 21, Kuzmiski and Bemben spear-
headed a fast attack and the Aggies
kept widening the margin until the end
of the game. The final score was Stock-
bridge 42, North Adams Teachers
On February 22, Stockbridge defeat-
ed their traditional rivals, Deerfield
Academy, 20 to 17 on their court, in
a game that exemplifies the spirit of
sportmanship that exists between Deer-
field and Stockbridge. The Aggies
claimed the lead at the half, but it was
nip and tuck until the gun finished the
Despite Kuzmiski's 19 points Stock-
bridge bowed to the strong Bay Path
Institute five, 36 to 28. Trailing at the
half, the Aggies were gaining fast when
the gun finished the game.
Closing the season on the home court,
Stockbridge downed Cranwell Acad-
emy 45 to 20 in a contest which lost
much of its spirit of keen competition
after the first quarter. Coach Ball
used two full teams and again Kuzmis-
ki was high point man.
First row: Treadwell, Co-captain elect Carvelli, Co-captains Nickerson and Jensen
Second row: Bartlett, Libby, Brogi
Third row: Fassett, Manager Potter, Co-captain elect Mills
A well balanced fighting Stockbridge
Hockey team came through the 1941
season undefeated in scheduled games.
This record was marred, however, by
a 2-2 tie with Cranwell Preparatory
Academy and a post season defeat by
Ihe State College varsity, 4-2.
The team started slowly at Brattle-
boro, Vermont High School winning
2-0. Picking up speed, they took over
Kimball Union Academy, 6-3 and Ver-
mont Academy, 3-1. Hard luck hit
the team when they met a fighting
six from Cranwell Preparatory Acad-
emy ending in a 2-2 tie, but they came
back with high spirits and beat a good
Williston Academy team 8-4. This
ended the regular season as the game
with Nichols Junior College was called
off because of poor ice.
An attempt was made to have a two
out of three series with State for the
College championship. Two games
were played, Stockbridge winning the
first 4-1 and State the second 4-2. The
third was called off because of poor ice.
John Janusas did a fine job as coach.
His efforts in achieving a strong Stock-
bridge team were tireless. He was on
the ice every afternoon demonstrating
fine hockey which proved to produce
a constantly winning team.
Members of the squad were as
John Janusas Coach
__, , , - Co-Captains
David Potter Manager
Mills, '42 Loomis, '41
Gilmore, '41 Stone, '42
Carvelli, '42 Hunter, '42
Weir, '42 Treadwell, '42
Brogi, '42 Parker, '41
Libby, '41 Fassett, '41
Bartlett, '42 Macdonald, '41
Serving as that body which governs
the affairs of Stockbridge Student Life
on campus, the Student Council, com-
posed of members of both the senior
and freshman classes, had a very suc-
cessful year. The traditions of all fore-
going classes are upheld, and the
conduct of undergraduates is discussed
and dealt with accordingly.
Meetings were held every week in
the Memorial Building, and were under
the direction of Sam Sestito.
OFFICERS AND MEMBERS
President Salvatore Sestito
Vice-President Vernon Jones
Secretary-Treasurer Jeannette Bruun
Senior Class President Raymond Johnson
Alpha Tau Gamma President Craig Earl
Kappa Kappa President Edward Mooney
Senior Representative Earl Nicholson
Senior Representative Samuel Nickerson
Freshman Class President John Manning
Freshman Representative James Carvelli
Freshman Representative Richard Sullivan
Freshman Representative Herbert Weir
First row: Nicholson, Allessio, Bruun, Sestito, Jones, Johnson, Nickerson
Second row; Manning, Earl, Sullivan, Mooney, Carvelli
First row: Peck, Terry, DuBois, Toporowski
Second row: Williams, Roberts
WEEKLY N EWS
The Stockbridge News Column, ap-
pearing weekly in the Massachusetts
Collegian, was conducted in 1940-41
under a system somewhat different
from that employed in past years. In
order that everyone might have equal
opportunity to participate in the work
of preparing copy for publication, each
member of the staff, in addition to as-
suming responsibility for reporting all
news pertaining to certain activities —
academic, departmental, social, athletic,
etc., — took his turn as editor of the
column. In this way everyone gained
experience, not only in reporting news
but in editing and revising copy for the
The names of those who deserve
credit for faithful reporting are listed
below, together with the standing as-
signments for which they were respon-
sible: Charlotte Abbey, '41, covering
Hotel Management and Tri Sig; Edith
Colgate, '42, Animal Husbandry; Fred
Emmert, '41, Dairy Manufactures,
Fruit, and K.K.; Ken Foltz, '42, Ath-
letics; Phil Paton, '41, A. T. G.; Bill
"Scoop" Peck, '41, School Social Events
and Alumni Notes; Mac Roberts, '42,
Wild Life Management; Eileen Terry,
'42, Floriculture; Theodore T. Topor-
owski, '41, Horticulture and Vegetable
Gardening; and Robert Williams, '42,
Special praise goes to "Topper" Top-
orowski, who covered not only his as-
signed departments but many special
features as well, and to "Ken" Foltz,
who turned in complete and accurate
reports on all athletic events through-
out the year.
The Stockbridge reporters wish to
take this opportunity to extend thanks
to those who have helped them make
this year's column one of the best in
recent years: to Editor Willam Dwyer
and the Collegian Board, for helpful
suggestions and generous cooperation;
to Dr. M. H. Goldberg, advisor to the
Collegian, for his help in bringing about
understanding and good feeling among
the State and Stockbridge workers;
and to Mr. C. N. DuBois, Advisor to the
Stockbridge News Staff, for assistance
in editing and planning the weekly
Tri Sig started an eventful year by
greeting the freshman girls on Regis-
tration Day. This was done with the
idea of establishing a custom to be car-
ried out by Seniors in the future and
to maintain a closer social relationship
among the girls of the Senior and
Some kind of an activity was plan-
ned once a month and regular meetings
were scheduled every other Monday
evening. This program started with a
supper hike to Mt. Warner early in the
fall and was followed by the annual
supper at Miss Hamlin's. Several other
informal gatherings were held. High-
lights of the year were the Vic party
held at the "Mem" Building on Febru-
ary 28th and the banquet at the Mt.
Pleasant Inn on March 23rd. Several
alumnae were present at the banquet.
President Ethel Todd, 41
Vice-President Jean Cosgrove, ' 42
Secretary Mary Brown, ' 41
Treasurer Marian Rumgay , '4 1
ALPHA TAU GAMMA
The year of 1940-1941 proved a mem-
orable one for the members of Alpha
Tau Gamma. Filling this successful
year were many social and interfrater-
The highlight of the social events
came on March 1, when the members
sojourned at the Lord Jeff Inn for the
annual banquet and dance.
Several "Vic parties" and a "smoker"
were also held.
The members of Alpha Tau Gamma
are very grateful to "Pop" Barrett for
his evermore advice. The members
also extend best wishes to the class of
1942 for an even greater year.
President Craig Earl, Jr.
Vice-President Herbert Weir
Secretary Sam Nickerson
Treasurer _ Joe Figuerido
Sergeant-at-Arms William C. Golden
Historian Philip Paton
House Manager Harry Heath
President Carl Williams
Vice-President George Perry
Secretary William Merrill
Treasurer Russell Treadwell
Sergeant-at-Arms Richard Sullivan
Historian Edward Craft
House Manager Stewart Gilmore
Craig Earl, Jr.
Rufus K. Hilliard
William C. Golden
Peter E. Van Alstyne
The year 1940-41 will in future years
be held in fond memory by the mem-
bers of Kappa Kappa. The delegation
enjoyed a year of typical K. K. good
The season started off with a smoker
given for the benefit of the incoming
freshmen. This was followed by a
series of "Vic" parties. The annual
formal dinner dance was held at the
Lord Jeffrey Inn on March 15. This
dance will be of the bright spots
in the Amherst memories of all who
This year has proven in the eyes of
all members that cooperation can
achieve great heights.
The athletic program of the house
was a great success as was proven by
the inter-fraternity competition.
It is our belief that the members of
Kappa Kappa will enjoy the same suc-
cess in the future that all of its asso-
ciates have in the past.
Special mention and credit should be
given Professor Smart and Mr. How-
ard Barnes, both of whom contributed
greatly to the fraternity's success
through their generous efforts.
President Edward F. Mooney
Vice-President Thomas Murphy
Secretary Alfred Marshall
Treasurer Chester H. Dorchester
Marshal Tony Caroto
Historian Fred Emmert
Manager Robert Clapp
President John Downey
Vice-President Ray de Young
Secretary Howard Morey
Treasurer. David Phelps
Marshal Charles McMasters
Historian William Cousins
Manager Malcolm Roberts
Edward F. Mooney
Raymond de Young
ANIMAL HUSBANDRY CLUB
With full cooperation from both
members and oflficers the Animal Hus-
bandry Club has enjoyed an outstand-
ing, successful year.
The club, through its many varied
activities, has molded together the feel-
ing of mutual good fellowship among
During the course of the academic
year, the officers have planned and
presented some very interesting pro-
grams pertaining to the many phases of
animal husbandry. With meetings twice
each month from December through
March, many topics have been dis-
cussed by men of prominence in New
At the first meeting in December,
Professor Archibald of the Extension
Department gave a talk on Grass
Our next speaker was Mr. Fred Cole,
fruit specialist of the Extension De-
partment. Mr. Cole led a very inter-
esting discussion on the "Land Use
Policy of Massachusetts".
The guest speaker at the second Jan-
uary meeting was Mr. Clifford Clev-
enger, manager of the Mount Hope
Farm, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
His topic was "Beef and Hog Produc-
tion in the North East".
On February 11, 1941, a round table
discussion on farm credit was carried
on by Mr. Larry Rhodes, Production
Credit Association of Northampton,
Mr. Charles Smith of Intermediate
Credit Bank, and Mr. A. R. Pichard of
the Federal Land Bank, Springfield,
At the first meeting in March, Pro-
fessor Tirrell, Head of the Department
of Agriculture, University of New
Hampshire, led a discussion on "Sheep
and Horses and Their Place in New
"Soil Fertility Related to Livestock
Production" was the topic of another
round table discussion held at the final
meeting. Professors Archbald, Fawcett,
Thayer, and Zak led the discussion.
President Chester Putney, M.S.C.
Vice-President Ralph Townsley, S.S.A.
Secretary W. R. Holopainen, S.S.A.
Treasurer Michael AUessio, S.S.A.
Contest Manager William Warren, M.S.C.
President Allen Cowan, M.S.C.
Vice-President Peter Van Alstyne, S.S.A.
Secretary James L. Ward, M.S.C.
Treasurer. Carl Williams, S.S.A.
Contest Manager Miss Phyllis Tower, M.S.C.
It is the aim of this club to have
guest speakers from the actual dairy
world who may enlighten the student
on some of the foremost affairs in the
The club has been most successful
this year through the medium of speak-
ers, who have covered much of the
subject very thoroughly.
A constitution was drawn up and
also it was decided that the club should
undertake some means by which money
might be raised to send a student to
the International Dairy Products judg-
Some of the prominent men of the
dairy industry who were our guest
Mr. Lynn Glazian, Chandler Co.,
Rochester, New York;
Mr. Angus M. Shipley, Graduate
student, University of Conn.;
Mr. Edward Meeker, Walter Baker
Co., Dorchester, Mass.;
Mr. Paul A. Smith, David I. Buttrick
Co., Arlington, Mass.;
Mr. Paul Doneilo, Massachusetts
Public Health Department, Greenfield,
The following are officers for the
Carl P. Werme, M.S.C., '42
Chester H. Dorchester, S.S.A. '41
Vice-President William Merrill, S.S.A. '42
Secretary- Treasurer Saul Glick, M.S.C. '43
This year as in the past few years,
the Horticulture Club was continued
by the students especially interested in
horticulture. It was not only attended
by majors of the hort class but also
by others who, in some cases, had no
connections what-so-ever with the
topics discussed. The meetings were
held every other week, and many
speakers from both on and off the
campus gave interesting talks.
Two meetings consisted of talks
about placement work, and at these
Professor Blundell also told where
some of the past graduates were and
what their work was. Mr. William
Doran of the Botany department gave a
talk on "Horticulture in General". At
one meeting Mr. Alex Gumming of the
Bristol Nurseries gave an illustrated
talk on Korean Chrysanthemums.
Those who were especially interested
in Forestry were able to hear Mr. Gor-
den Ainsworth who graduated from
State in '34 and spoke on "Practical
Conservation of Timber Resources in
Massachusetts". Vernon Jones, a
member of the class of '41 gave a well
illustrated talk on the Berkshire
Garden Center. Another very well
illustrated talk was given by Dr. Har-
lan Anglers of Ware who showed many
beautiful pictures taken in and around
Charleston, South Carolina.
Many ideas were expressed by the
Freshmen, and the club will continue
strong in the year to come.
President G. Burton Greene
Vice-President Robert W. Hutchinson
Secretary Charlotte E. Abbey
Treasurer Edward R. Mattson
Professor L. L. Blundell
Instructor, A. Sayer
President Wilfred Meinke
Vice-President Manuel Benton
Secretary _ _ Howard Fife
Treasurer Elden Johnson
Figuratively speaking the outing Club
may be classed among the liberal arts,
its scope is so wide. Each individual
trip brings forth its own special prob-
lem for someone to use his ingenuity
The purpose of the outing club is
to take one out where he can partici-
pate in such outdoor activities as cycl-
ing, canoeing, camping, hiking, skiing
One of the favorite spots for an
autumn hike was Pelham Sky Pastures,
a few miles east of the Campus, where
one could get a delightful glimpse of
Mother Nature's fall stock of rainbo^v
colors. We usually arrived in time to
eat our lunch as the sun was fading
into the west.
The first major trip of the college
year was sponsored by the Five College
Conference of the Connecticut Valley:
Amherst College, Massachusetts State
College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith
College and Springfield College. This
was a bike trip to Northfield, Novem-
ber 9 to 11. The party left Amherst,
Saturday morning, for Northfield, 26
miles to the north. Only one minor
mishap occurred, a punctured tire,
which took a dime's worth of tape to
repair. In Northfield we stopped over
at the American Youth Hostel. In the
evening for entertainment we had a
square dance with one of the party
calling the squares. Next morning we
set out for Warwick to conquer Mount
Grace, returning to Northfield via
Winchester, New Hampshire. Armis-
tice Day was the cue to pack and head
for home, non-stop, except for a pause
in Turner's Falls, where some of the
more daring members scaled the under
structure of the French King bridge.
A mark was left under the center of
the bridge, stating that it was climbed
November 11, 1940 by the Massachu-
setts State College Outing Club.
The longest trip on the calendar was
the Five College ski trip to Wilmington,
Vermont, January 29 to February 2.
"Alfie", the Club's station wagon, was
used for the first time. At Wilmington
we stayed in a log cabin which was
surrounded by a number of excellent
trails and slopes, requiring varied skill
on the hickories. Of all our trips this
one left us the most happy and never-
Membership in the Outing Club is
open to both State and Stockbridge
students. We hope that this organiza-
tion may, in the future, offer increas-
ing opportunity to both groups for
friendly cooperation and good fellow-
ship in pursuing their common inter-
ests in the great out-of-doors.
President Milt Fortune
Corresponding Secretary Lue Hermance
Recording Secretary Sally Nielsen
Treasurer Talc Edminster
Trip Manager Chuck Dowse
PAN DOC I OS SOCIETY
The Pandocios Society was organized
and first recognized by the Student
Council in the fall of 1939. The name
of the Society is derived from the
Greek word which means host or inn-
keeper and is appropriate for the mem-
bers of the Hotel Stewarding Course.
The purpose of the Society is to
become better acquainted with the
successful men in the hotel industry
and to win recognition for the course.
A minor purpose of the Society is to
get the students together once a month
for a general good time and discussion
of their work and problems.
The first meeting of the Pandocios
Society was held this year as usual in
the early part of the year at the Horti-
cultural Manufactures Building. The
purpose of this meeting was to wel-
come the new freshman class into the
brotherhood of the clan.
At the second meeting this year's
officers were elected and it was decided
to accept Mr. David Treadway's invita-
tion and hold future meetings at the
Lord Jeffery Inn here in Amherst. This
transfer has been an added pleasure
to the meetings.
To win recognition and promotion
for the course, students have regularly
contributed articles for the Hotel and
Restaurant News. These contributions
have been very successful for the
Boston Stewards Club has again voted
to grant two scholarships yearly to
deserving students. Another accom-
plishment of the Society has been the
exhibits in the Horticultural Show and
Recreational Conference, and it is
hoped they will continue to be success-
ful. The active part taken by the
Society in the annual Recreational
Conference has been outstanding.
Prominent men in the field have taken
surprising interest in the course and
now journey to the college for a day's
visit which has proved educational for
them as well as the students.
Under the able and congenial leader-
ship of Dr. Walter A. Maclinn, the
Society has proved very successful in
its purpose and we feel sure that it will
aways continue to be so, with such a
well liked and admired leader.
President Roy B. Hall
Vice-Prosidant Richard Williams
Treasurer Roland H. Verbeck, Jr.
Secretary Janice CahiU
POULTRY SCIENCE CLUB
The Massachusetts State College
Poultry Science Club was formed with
the aim to promote a scientific approach
to the problems of Poultry Husbandry,
by the meeting of faculty and students
in a social background. The outstand-
ing speakers of the past year were:
Head of M. S. C. Poultry Dept.
Service man from
Wirthmore Grain Company.
MR. H. ROTZEL,
Executive Manager of the
New England Fresh Egg Institute.
Mr. Vondell has again assumed the
duties of club advisor and has worked
with the program committee to secure
an interesting group of speakers.
The club has run several social
activities under the direction of the
Social Committee, Miss Thompson and
The club closed a very successful
year with our "Third Annual Banquet"
held at Mount Pleasant Inn, February
18, 1941. Remarks were given by
several club members, former club
members and faculty members. Mr. E.
Parmenter of Franklin. Mass., the lead-
ing Rhode Island Red Breeder of the
World was the guest speaker.
This year's club leaders who worked
in the interest of the Poultry Science
President Howard Fassett, S.S.A., '41
Vice-President Charles Styler, M.S.C., '41
Secretary-Treasurer George Yale, M.S.C., '42
The activities of the dramatic
group this year were somewhat diff-
erent from previous years, evening
performances of two three-act plays
being given instead of one-act plays in
The first play given was "Big Hearted
Herbert" by Sophie Kerr and Anna
Steese Richardson presented on Febru-
ary 20th. The scene of the play was
laid in the home of a successful manu-
facturer and the action centered around
the question of "who is boss — husband
or wife?" The matter was settled in
favor of the latter. Cast for the play
was as follows:
Herbert Kalness Eugene Putala
Elizabeth Kalness Charlotte Abbey
Robert _ Richard Hill
Junior Edmund T. Ho dgen
Alice Lina Dibble
Mrs. Lawrence Mary Brown
Mr. Lawrence Francis DeVos
Mrs. Goodrich M-^ian Rumgay
Mr. Goodrich John McGuane
Andrew Goodrich Josp^h Kivlin
Martha Ethel Todd
On May 31st the Senior Play was
presented, it being "Through the
Night" by Florence Ryerson and Colhn
Clements. The action of this play took
place at the summer home of Dwight
Holbrook located somewhere on the
Atlantic coast. The cast was as follows:
Sayre Charlotte Abbey
Kay Janice Cahill
Greg Charles Johnson
Mrs. Alicia Keefe Ethel Todd
Dwight Holbrook Rufus Hilliard
Calvin Driscoll Ralph Levine
Smith Richard Hi 1
Bunny Philip Paton
Roberts Earl Nicholson
Much of the success of a play de-
pends upon those who have worked on
properties and staging. This year that
also to "CharUe"
Schawecker who acted as technical
advisor and H. Leland Varley, who
gave so much of his time and energy
CAST OF SENIOR PLAY
First row: Paton, Abbey, Todd, Rumgay, Hill
Second row: Levine, Hilliard, Varley, R. Johnson
For former 4-H Club members, and
for the students getting acquainted
with club work for the first time, the
College 4-H Club offers a well-rounded
program of social activities and service
club work for both two-year and four-
year students. The monthly meetings
include 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 coopera-
tion and advice of as many members
of the Club as can crowd into the tiny
clubhouse kitchen. These meetings
teach the cooperation and leadership
that is needed in club work and in the
various occupations of life.
During the past year we have had
many interesting and educating speak-
ers. Doctor Fraker, a member of the
faculty, gave a vivid account of some
of his journeys. He told of how he
almost traded his head for a white
hen when he met some head hunters.
Another speaker was a Scotch refugee
minister, Mrs. Evans, who told of her
native country and its condition during
the present war. "The Experiences of
an Assistant County Club Agent" was
an account of Harold Storey's work
last summer in Middlesex County. His
advice on club leadership proved to be
very valuable to the club. Recently,
Harold has become an Associate Club
Agent in Hampshire County. Ida Davis,
M. S. C, 1940, is now an Associate Club
Agent in Essex County.
Call it a new extra-curriculum
activity, if you will; but regardless of
its label, the Recreational Leadership
group has proved to be of great service
to nearby communities and at the
Service Club Officers Conference held
here March 21-23. All those interested
in this leadership have attended special
meetings to learn how to lead games,
singing, and dancing. This group has
assisted the Easthampton and Sunder-
land Granges, the College Poultry Club
with their Christmas Party, the com-
bined Outing Club and 4-H Barn
Dance, the Hallowe'en Party, and at
various other social functions.
— LeForest E. Gray.
President, Chester C .Putney, M.S.C., '41,
of Orleans, Vermont
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.,
Betty Staples, of Stoughton, Mass., M.S.C, '42
President, Betty Staples, M.S.C, '42,
of Stoughton, Mass.
Vice-President, Charles B. Gary, S.S.A., '42,
of Westfield, Mass.
Secretary, Janet Milner, M.S.C, '43,
of Rochdale, Mass.
Treasurer, Frances Clark, M.S.C, '42,
of West Springifield, Mass.
Marion Foote, M.S.C, '44 of Lee, Mass.
James Oilman, M.S.C, '42
of East Pepperell, Mass.
The social season of Stockbridge was
successfully ushered in by the Fresh-
men Reception Dance, which was held
at the Drill Hall on Saturday evening,
October 26. This is an annual affair
given to the freshmen by the seniors.
Over 200 seniors, freshmen, and their
guests enjoyed our first affair.
Music for the evening was furnished
by Johnny Newton and his Orchestra
from Athol. Dancing was enjoyed by
all from 8 until 11:30. A new and novel
idea was introduced by the announce-
ment of the football scores of the day
Chaperones for the reception were
President and Mrs. Hugh P. Baker,
Director Roland H. Verbeck, Professor
and Mrs. RolUn H. Barrett, and Mr,
and Mrs. Avery Barrett.
The members of the committee, those
responsible for the great success of the
dance, were Sam Nickerson, chairman;
Sam Sestito, and Craig Earl.
Another successful Stockbridge
affair, the annual Senior Reception,
was held Friday evening, March 21, in
the Drill Hall. This was a farewell
dance given to the Freshmen class who
left for placement training Friday,
The hall was gaily decorated with
streamers, masses of balloons, and a
farewell message "Good Luck" spelled
in blue at both ends of the hall. The
music was furnished by Norman
Temple and his Orchestra and enjoyed
by well over 100 couples from 8:00
Professor and Mrs. Rollin H. Barrett
and Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Ross were
chaperones for the evening.
All arrangements were under the
direction of chairman Jack Manning
and his committee members, Jean Cos-
grove, Sally Gidley, James Carvelli,
Edward Craft, Leo Kunan and Richard
STUDENT COUNCIL DANCE
The Student Council Dance was held
February 7 in the Drill Hall and at-
tended by approximately 200 Stock-
bridge students and their guests. The
dance, an annual affair sponsored by
the Council, was declared the most
successful to be held in recent years,
despite a miniature cloudburst.
Chaperones for the evening were
Professor and Mrs. Rollin H. Barrett,
Mrs. Edna Powers, a guest of the
Barretts, and Director Roland H.
The hall was beautifully decorated
in the Valentine spirit, red and white,
and the music for the evening was
furnished by Norman Temple and his
Orchestra from Springfield from 8 until
n:30 P. M.
The success of the affair was due to
the efforts of Chairman Michael
Allessio and his committee members,
Paul Baldwin, William Hardy, Richard
Hill, Raymond Johnson and Richard
WINTER CARN I VAL
Old man weather took first place in
the opening of the sixth annual Winter
Carnival held here on the campus.
With deliberate actions, he sent rain
and warm weather to Blitzkrieg all
hopes of a winter-like winter carnival.
The fraternity members managed
however, to salvage enough snow to
erect their many-themed snow carv-
ings. Alpha Gamma Rho with its
splendid interpretation of the popular
song "High on a Windy Hill" took first
place. Both of the Stockbridge frater-
nities entered competition, A. T. G.
with its group of seals, and K. K. with
a patriotic scene of Uncle Sam.
Friday afternoon a happy crowd
watched Ace Thayer skate through
ankle-deep water to take the skating
honors of the day.
That evening the muted trumpet of
Johnny McGee and his orchestra led
the couples of State and Stockbridge on
to rhythmic dancing. The new method
of selecting the queen by an applause
meter was used, and Norma Handforth,
a State junior, was selected as Carnival
The lack of snow prevented the hold-
ing of skiing competition and skating
events scheduled for Saturday. This
did not dull the spirit of the enthusiasts
for they had much to do as an audience
for a swimming meet, and active parti-
cipants at a tea dance held that after-
noon at the Drill Hall.
At dusk the crowd again came forth,
first to witness the crowning of the
queen, and the awarding of prizes, by
President Hugh Potter Baker, then on
to the many "vie" parties held by the
fraternities. Midnight brought to a
close the sixth Winter Carnival of
Massachusetts State College.
On Friday afternoon, November Ist,
at 4 o'clock the doors of the Physical
Education Cage were opened to admit
the public to the 31st Annual Horticul-
tural Show at Massachusetts State
College. During the three days of the
show's existence over 15,595 specators
On entering the show, the visitor
first thrilled to the sight of an immense
formal Japanese Garden. This central
theme, occupying a space 50 by 90 feet,
was the largest of the student enter-
prises to be undertaken. The Stock-
bridge students in the Division of Hor-
ticulture under the supervision of the
faculty of that division were largely
responsible for the construction of this
garden. Five mountains with a wind-
ing sand lake in the foreground were
used to portray this scene. But with-
out all the gnarled and twisted trees
and the many queer looking stones
which were used, the landscaping
wouldn't have been Japanese. To us
the trees, bridges, and stones meant
nothing but in the Japanese religion
they all have a definite significance.
On either side of the cage, surround-
ing the main feature were tables dis-
playing flowers, both commercial and
student exhibits. Because of the
season, naturally showy Chrysanthe-
mums were predominant among these
displays; however, the many other
kinds of flowers exhibited were also
Students desiring to have an exhibit
of their own were given a chance to
do so in space allotted them around
the outsides of the cage. In keeping
with the theme of the show, Oriental
Gardens were also added to this 100
square foot class.
Students were also given a chance to
compete in classes arranging flowers
or fruits in their appropriate containers.
The wonderful cooperation seen in
the building of the show this year can
no doubt be attributed to the student
chairman, Merton Ouderkirk, who
formed several committees and then
placed all of the Stockbridge students
of Horticulture on the various com-
mittees, each then having a special
Students from Stockbridge shared in
the rewards as well as the work, the
following awards being made to them:
Exhibits covering 100 square feet
Display of miniature character —
3rd place —
Rufus Hilliard and
Oriental display —
2nd place —
Robert Clark and
Window display of fruit —
1st place —
S. S. A. Seniors in Pomology.
Bowl arrangements of Chrysanthemums
3rd place —
3rd place —
Fruit in chopping bowl
1st place —
Arrangement of flowers in Japanese style
3rd place —
Basket arrangement of Chrysanthemums Terrarium
Compulsory for students of
1st place —
2nd place —
3rd place —
1st place —
1st place —
3rd place —
The fourth Little International Live-
stock Show at the Massachusetts State
College went over bigger and better
this year. A student show, it was or-
ganized and operated by the Animal
Husbandry Club with William Warren
of West Roxbury, Massachusetts as
manager, Phyllis Tower of Abington,
Massachusetts as assistant manager, and
Donald Mattison from Arlington, Ver-
mont as committeeman. Professor
L. V. Tirrell was faculty advisor. The
show has become so large that this year
it had to be extended to two days. On
the first day a judging contest was held
in which forty-three, two year and four
year students of agriculture partici-
pated. Their job was to place two
classes each of horses, hogs, beef cattle,
and sheep and give oral reasons on
each one. Ward McCarthy, a farm boy
from Tyringham, Massachusetts won
the contest with a score of 556 points
out of a possible 600. Allen Cowan
of Pittsfield, Massachusetts worked into
first place in beef cattle; Edward Hen-
derson of Melrose, Massachusetts took
top honors in swine; Raymond Johnson
of West Springfield, Massachusetts won
first on sheep; and the high place in
horses went to Mary Brown, South
The fitting and showing contest on
March 15 involved six rings of animals
and contestants. Thirty-five students
put in weeks of effort before the show
on seventy-five head of livestock and
turned in some keen competition on the
big day. Mr. Esterbrooks, a former
winner in the Pennsylvania State Live-
stock Show and now an active sheep
and cattle breeder was official judge
of sheep. Professors Garrigus and
Young of the University of Connecticut
judged beef cattle and horses. Swine
were judged by Professor Victor Rice
of Massachusetts State College. Awards
were as follows:
Ward McCarthy, Tyringham 1st
Charles Parker, Stoneham 2nd
Donald Mattison, Arlington, Vt 3rd
John Brotz, Chelmsford 1st
Leonard Vanderhoop, Gay Head...2nd
William Williams, Holliston 3rd
Richard Stockwell, Upton 1st
Michael Allessio, Pittsfield 2nd
Karl Kneeland, Amherst 3rd
Edward Henderson, Melrose 1st
Richard Stockwell, Upton 2nd
Michael Allessio, Pittsfield 3rd
For the Premier Showmanship com-
petition the high man in each class
exhibited in turn all four classes of
stock. A committee made up of the
judges of the separate classes put the
contestants through their paces and
gave the top award of the day, the
Ensminger Trophy donated by the
New England Homestead Magazine to
Richard Stockwell. Second place was
captured by Leonard Vanderhoop and
third by Edward Henderson.
Presentation of awards was made by
President Hugh P. Baker of Massachu-
setts State College.
DAIRY CATTLF FITTING
AND SHOWING CONTEST
The annual Fitting and Showing con-
test which is sponsored by the Animal
Husbandry Department was held in
the Grinnell Arena on Saturday, May
3, under the guidance of Prof. Richard
C. Foley. The judges were Professor
K. S. Morrow, of New Hampshire and
Mr. R. M. Cook of Greenfield, Mass.,
of the Sheldergren Farmis.
Of the 32 entries only 16 were left
after the judges classed the group on
their fitting skill of the animals. Then
the real competition started, with the
judges looking for the ten top showmen
in the ring. The animals were moved
around the arena with every man doing
his best to top the show. After the
judges had given all the entries due
consideration, the ten winners were
lined up in the center of the ring and
Professor Morrow gave his reasons for
his placings. The placings were an-
nounced by Prof. Foley, and the prizes
were awarded at a banquet held on
Agricultural Achievement Day, May 12.
The Prizes were as follows:
First Prize — a medal
Leonard F. Vanderhoop, S. S. A.
Second Prize — a medal
George Bragdon, M. S. C.
Third Prize — a medal
Chester Putney, M. S. C.
Fourth Prize — a textbook
Ward McCarthy, S. S. A.
Fifth Prize — a textbook
Weikko R. Holopainen, S. S. A.
Sixth Prize — a textbook
Charles Marsh, S. S. A.
Seventh Prize — year's subscription to a
dairy breed magazine
Mary Brown, S. S. A.
Eighth Prize — year's subscription to
dairy breed magazine
Stanley Reed, M. S. C.
Ninth Prize — year's subscription to
dairy breed magazine
Karl Kneeland, S. S. A.
Tenth Prize — year's subscription to
dairy breed magazine
Philip Paton, S. S. A.
"Where are you going, Joe?" "Oh
Hi-ya Bill! Up to the 'Mem' Building
to register. Aren't you coming along?"
"Sure, wait for me, will you?" And so
still with the spirit of youth and college
life, and what's more with the desire
and privilege of being able to serve the
red, white and blue, these boys hast-
ened to the Memorial Hall where they
were able to participate in the first
peacetime draft this country has ever
The Selective Training and Serivce
Act of 1940 demanded that all young
men between the ages of 21 and 36 reg-
ister on October 16, for future military
training. Naturally this included
several of our Stockbridge students,
who in between their classes took time
to put their names along with those of
the other draftees.
The fact that students were register-
ing in Memorial Hall was a very signi-
ficant part of the program. This fine
building was built in 1921 and dedicated
as a memorial to the members of this
college who are the war dead resulting
from the battles of St. Mihiel, Aisne
Marne, and Argonne. As the young
men filed in to register, they were very
conscious of this significance.
Perhaps these words were running
through their minds; "We 'will keep
faith with you who lie asleep."
STOCKBRIDGE SCHOOL STUDENTS
BETWEEN THE AGES 21-35 INCLUSIVE
CLASS OF 1942
Beaudoin, Rene E.
Benton, Manuel S.
DeVos, Francis (Conn.)
House, Forrest E.
Keniston, Charles E.
Ladd, George E.
Leonard, Allan P.
Molitoris, Michael E.
Mollica, Joseph J.
McMaster, Charles M.
Parmor, Charles J.
Teittinen, Leo N.
Tully, Edward J.
Upham, Edward F.
Weir, Herbert A.
CLASS OF 1941
Bak, Michael J.
Baksay, John (Conn.')
Barton, Stephen H.
Bernotas, Stanley W.
Boyce, Carl B.
Bryan, Robert T.
Clark, Robert L. (Me.)
Doggett, Arthur L.
Earl, Craig, Jr.
Figuerdio, Joseph F.
Fleury, H. Leo
Fortune, Milton M.
Glanville, F. H., Jr.
Greene, Samuel L.
Hall, Roy B.
Hill. Edmund B.
Holland, Edward W.
Johnson, Charles M.
Johnson. Raymond H.
Jones, Vernon G.
Kemp, Ernest D.
Loomis. Charles P.
Marshall, Alfred A.
Nicholson, Earl G.
Peck, Wm. C. (Conn.)
Rogowski, Edward R.
Smith, Shaw B.
Szafir, Charles J.
Therrien, Philip H.
Kuzmiski, Peter C.
Registered for Selective Service Act,
October 16, 1940 under National
LEVI STOCKBRIDGE HAT
Locked up in the Treasure Room of
our school Hbrary is an old black silk
hat. It once belonged to Levi Stock-
bridge who wore it to the Legislature.
For years the hat has remained tucked
away in the old Hibbard house in North
Hadley. This was the farm that Levi
grew up on and managed for many
Last spring, Professor Barrett, other-
wise known as "Pop", and Professor
Charles Thayer, knowing of the exist-
ence of this hat, drove over to the Hib-
bard House and persuaded the folks
there to let us have the hat.
On class day last year, Steve Kosa-
kowski, president of the senior class,
presented this hat to Ernest Kemp,
then a freshman taking his placement
training on the college campus.
In future years on class day, this dis-
tinguished hat will continue to be
brought out and passed down from the
graduating class to the freshmen class
in memory of the founder of our school,
The Hat of Levi Stockbridge — the hat
he wore when he went down to Boston
to the Legislature — to the Great and
When this honored relic of the man
for whom our school is named is passed
on at Commencement by the graduating
class to the Seniors of the following
year, what does it represent, what man-
ner of man was he that wore it, and
what traditions are passed along with
the hat to each new Senior Class?
Self-educated, Levi Stockbridge
knew better than most men the value
of school and college training for those
who are to live with the land, and he
did much to lay the foundation for such
training now available for us. Keen in
his observations, of an inquiring mind,
he knew that true education never
comes to an end, but by observing and
testing, by reading and studying, con-
tinues all through life.
He knew the value in making a man
by a hard day's work well done, and
he knew that no man liveth to himself
alone. He realized the responsibilities
as well as the privileges of citizenship.
At the Lyceum and in town meeting
he learned how to think on his feet
and to speak to his neighbors, a useful
training for his later service to the state.
Tall, spare and bearded, with keen
compelling eye, he blended in his
speech the English of the King James
Bible with the forceful pungency of
Yankee diction, as he worked in the
Legislature for the establishment of
Massachusetts Agricultural College.
This silk tile hat, during his term in the
State Senate, was a fitting tribute to the
dignity of the Commonwealth; and as a
badge of public service, it was proudly
First row: Hazen, R. Johnson, Stockwell, Kneeland, Dorchester
Second row: Watts, Henderson, C. Johnson
R. Hall, Libby, Holopainen, Kemp
PROGRAM OF COMMENCEMENT WEEK
FRIDAY, MAY 30, 1941
10:00 a.m. Class Picnic Look Memorial Park
SATURDAY, MAY 31, 1941
10:00 a. m. Class Day Exercises Rhododendron Garden
Raymond H. Johnson, Class President, Presiding
Class Oration Victor Y. Zetterberg
Class History Vernon G. Jones
Student Activity Awards Director Roland H. Verbeck
Presentation of Class Gift Raymond H. Johnson
School Song "Alma Mater Hail" The Class
Dedication of Class Tree Goodell Library
12:10 p.m. Alumni Sing Memorial Hall
Mr. Doric Alviani, Song Leader
Alumni Meeting Memorial Hall
Alumni-Senior Luncheon Draper Hall
(Class reunion speakers from 1921, 1926, 1931, 1936 and 1940)
Baseball Game Alumni Field
Alumni vs. Stockbridge 1941
Alumni Dance and Buffet Supper Memorial Hall
Class Play Bowker Auditorium
SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 1941— BOWKER AUDITORIUM
4:30 p. m. Processional
Hymn Onward, Christian Soldiers
Vocal Solo "Green Pastures" Sanderson
Commencement Sermon Reverend Roy M. Pearson
Vocal Solo "The Lord Is My Light" McAlHtsen
Hymn America The Beautiful
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
MONDAY, JUNE 2— BOWKER AUDITORIUM
10:00 a. m. Processional "Pomp and Circumstance" Elgar
Invocation Reverend David A. Sharp, Jr.
Director of Religious Education, Massachusetts State College
Roy Burton Hall
"The Evolution of a New England Recreation Area"
The Class— "Faith of Our Fathers" Hemy- Walton
Weikko Robert Holopainen
"A Great American Ayrshire Breeding Establishment"
Ernest Darwin Kemp
"The College Horticultural Show"
The Class— 'Alma Mater Hail" Mandell and Shaw S'39
Merton Reed Libby
"Problems of the Fruit Industry in New England"
Presentation of Diplomas President Hugh P. Baker
School Song "Men of Stockbridge"
Recessional "Grand March" (Aida)
9:00 p. m. Commencement Promenade Memorial Hall
Harold WUliam Adams
Harry Lawrence Adriance
Paul Mitchell Ankevitz
Leonard Lewis Atkins
Hugh Ernest Ball
William Robert Ballentine
Thomas Henry Bassett
Richard John Benson
Robert Frank Benson
Elinor Grace Berkeley
Henry Martin Bosworth
Norman Leslie Bowman
Harold Arnold Briesmaster
Percy Elliott Brown, Jr.
Robert Lovell Brown
Samuel Bassett Brown
George Uberto Browning. Jr.
John Joseph Burke, Jr.
Albert Leon Cembalisty
Roland Charles Clement
Lauren Abbott Clough
Charles Herbert Coates
John Joseph Connor
Richard Leo Corfield
Harold Francis Davis, Jr.
Warren Frederick Davis
Karl Ernest DeVine
William Frederick DeWitt
Rebecca Sheldon Dickie
Gordon Emerson Dimock
Russell George Eastman
Dorothy Clara Eger
Norman Stuart Eklund
Robert Parker Fairbanks
Charles Edward Frissell
Jane Caroline Gagnon
Robert Clarence Gamache
John Wilbur Graham
Edward Joseph Hamelin
Joseph Hilbert Hanson
George Chester Hibbard
Ralph Charles Himmelreich
Frank Leo Howard, Jr.
Samuel Lawrence Howard
Allan Norman Hugelman
Watson Mills Hurlburt
Alphonse Joseph Jackowski
Ellen Alice Jarkko
Edward Francis Johnson
Paul Anthony Kalacznik
Pearl Pease Keyes, Jr.
Edward George Konieczny
Stephen Raymond Kosakowski
William John Kulish
William Neal Lambert, Jr.
Toivo William Michael Lamsa
Anthony Andrew LaRosa
Bradford Stiles Leach
Duane Rhuben Leonard
Samuel Harris Lotto
Robert Joseph Macklin
Everett Lewis Maynard
Jack Homer Messier
Gordon Paul Miller
John William Morris
Wayne Hall Morse
Michel Adelard Morvant, Jr.
James Leo McDonald
John Daniel Neville
Gordon Barrett Newton
Richard Charles Nickerson
John Henry O'Hearn, Jr.
Arthur Alexander Ormo
Willard Matthew Patton
Walter Allen Pease, Jr.
George John Pellettiere, Jr.
David Alfred Perham
Alan Russell Pollock
Cole Britton Price, Jr.
Everett Jones Raynes, Jr.
Eugene Edward Reilly, Jr.
Richard Coughlin Richards
Louis Herbert Riedl
Frederic Day Sargent
Edward WUliam. Siegel
Thomas Richard Smyth
William Orr Spear
Carl William Sprague
Alice O. M. Stone
Timothy Cornelius Sullivan
Daniel Hiscock Taft
James Patrick Teehan
Milton Tovmsend Theall
Lawrence Leonard Tierney
Everett Alston True
Barbara Marie Turnquist
Paul Carter Vinson
John Robert Walker
Stanley Edwin Waskiewicz
Richard Walter Whidden
Charles Henry Winslow
Russell Dutton Worcester
Ernest John Zevitas
AS OF THE CLASS OF 1939
Alfred Elbridge Norton
Daniel Joseph Shine
CLASS OF 1920
Major Howard S. Reid, M. D., 101st
Medical Regiment, 26th Division,
Citation by Director Roland H.
CLASS OF 1921
Rodman C. Nowers, Head Farmer,
Medfield State Hospital. An employ-
er of more than fifty-two Stockbridge
men on his farm staff in the last ten
years. Citation by John G. Ai-chi-
bald. Research Professor of Animal
CLASS OF 1935
Douglas Wilmot Forrest. At the age
of twenty-five a successful dairy farm
owner and manager, and an official
judge of the Ayrshire breed. Cita-
tion by Professor Richard C. Foley.
LORIN E. BALL. Faculty (honorary)
Instructor in Physical Education, in
charge of the Stockbridge athletic
program. Coach of its football teams
Citation by Professor Harold M. Gore
Head of Physical Education for men
and one-time varsity coach of M.A.C.
EMORY E. GRAYSON.
Director of College Placement Office
and in charge of all Stockbridge
placement since 1927. First coach of
Stockbridge athletic teams and in-
structor in Physical Education, 1919-
Citation by Professor Curry S. Hicks.
Head of the Division of Physical Ed-
We the editors of the Shorthorn are
especially grateful to you who have so
willingly given your time and coopera-
tion in helping us make this yearbook
a success. We wish to extend our sin-
cere thanks to:
Miss Dorothy Cooper of Howard-
Wesson Co., Mr. C. A. Nichols of the
Burbank Printing Co., and Mr. H. E.
Kinsman, for their timely advice and
suggestions regarding the arrangem.ents
of the pictures and printed material.
Mr. Howard Hunter and Mr. John H.
Vondell for their special photography
Professor Harold M. Gore for his
The club presidents and members of
the student body, who so willingly con-
tributed photographs and information
regarding various activities on campus.
Our faculty advisor "Pop" Barrett
whose untiring efforts and excellent ad-
vice during the editing of the 1941
Shorthorn has been surpassed by none.
SONS OF MASSACHUSETTS
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
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.,
WHEN TWILIGHT SHADOWS DEEPEN
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
STOCKBRIDGE VICTORY SONG
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
It's just another Stock-bridge victory.
So let the cheers ring out for Stock-
bridge School, Stockbridge School
Rah— Rah— Rah.
Ray Johnson, Stockbridge, '41
ALMA MATER HAIL!
(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
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