Freedom Academy - Echo Yearbook (Freedom, ME)

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'As'A- --'-A -'A-AA' -- 4-----:hocA'A--- -A7A"---'A'---- ' FREEDOM ACADEMY 1836-1953 , "An Opportunity for an Education and Success" V Courses of Study College-General-4Co1nmercial--Agricultural . ' . A School of Highest Standard, A school to which everyone should be proud ' to send theirqboy or girl. ' CHARLES L. COSGROVE, JR. ' PRINCIPAL Social Studies and French A Athletic Coach Faculty' A Joseph Jordan History, Mathematics, ' Athletic Coach Mrs. F. H. Johnson, Jr. A Latin, English C George W. Merry A Commercial Subjects George W. Littlefield f Agriculture ' ' Executive Committee Gilbert Keller Wilbur Wentworth- Joseph Bryant flsaiah Jackson t Walter Mitchell Archie Knight ' A Norman Elliott President Board of Trustees I , Archie Knight W - -- 0 eco X x N. X v Nz ., :fl W if fp X U X X, . 534 N W0 FW fi Aw MTQKUUDQM ACADEMY' MFQEBDQM MQINL., Rf lIll DEDICATIGX To express our thanks and gratitude for the help, love, and guidance he has given us, We, the students of Freedom Academy, hereby dedicate this issue of the "Echo" to our beloved principal, teacher, coach, and friend- Mr. Charles L. Cosgrove, Jr. 3 FACULTY lst. row, 1. to r., Mr. George W. Littlefield, Principal Charles L. Cosgrove, Jr., Mrs. F. H. Johnson. 2nd. row, 1. to r., Mr. George W. Merry, Mr. Joseph C. Jordan. Social Studies, French. Athletic Coach-Mr. Charles University of Maine tsummerl 1942 L- Cosgrove' Jr-' Principal Teacher--Manitowoc H. S.-1914-1918 NH-vvf1945-1946 Teacheres. D. H. s., Milwaukee, Wis.--1918-1919 University of Maine-1951-B. A. Degree-1951 private Teacher-19204942 Teuchefgoid TOWN H- S--1951 Teacher-Cony H. S., Augusta, MaineH1942-1944 Teacher-Freedom Academy-19514952 Substitute Teacher-Cony H. S.-1944-1951 Principal-Freedom Academy-1952 Teacherrpreedom Academy-1951, Agriculture-Mr. George Littlefield Social Studies, Mathematics, Science. Athletic Coach University of Maine-1950-B. S. Degree -fMr. Joseph Jordan Legislature-1940-1941 Boston College---1948-1950 Boston University-1950-1952 Teacher-Freedom Academy-1952 Commercial, Athletic Coach-Mr. George W. Merry Farmer-1937-1952 Teacher-Freedom Academy-1951 English, Languages-Mrs. F. H. Johnson, Jr. U. S. Navy-1945-1946 Western College for Women--1909-1910 Husson College-1952 University of Wisconsin-1911-1914 Teacher-'Brewer H. S.-1952 B. A. Degree-1914 Teacher-Old Town H. S.-1951 University of West Virginia Extension-1928 Vreacherixrreedom Academy-1952 University of Wisconsin Extension-1932-1935 EDITGRIAL Do you want a stronger America? I am sure that We all do. But our strength, in the future, de- pends upon our schools of todayg because in a nation's schools her future leaders are prepared for their respective tasks. The students in school now are going to be the backbone of this country in the years to come and these students must be educated. Only through education can the youth of today be qualified to vote and serve their country in- telligently and become more Worthy members of society. It is a fact that more than sixty per cent of eligible voters today have only an eighth grade educa- tion or less. If this continues, do you think that youth, without an education, can have a true and thorough understanding of what We call the American way of life? It is true that we, the young people of today, are the leaders of tomorrowg but this potential leader- ship must be found and developed to its utmost. Only through educa- tion can we do this, as there is no synthetic substitute for human resources. An enlightened public is the safeguard of Democracy. There- fore, each citizen should be well informed so that he may think con- structively and make wise decisions concerning public affairs. These citizens must be able to listen, to read with understanding, and to express themselves with clarity. This can be achieved only through education. To educate America's youth sufficiently, We must have better schools and more qualified teachers. Today, as you are Well aware, bet- ter qualified teachers is the more serious problem facing America. What can We as citizens do about it? Are We Willing to sacrifice for our children, our state, and our country? The last question must be answered "Yes", for only through the efforts of today's generation will the generation of tomorrow be stronger, more intelligent, and independent. Editor-in-Chief Janette Cole '53 ' EDITORIAL BOARD lst. row, 1. to r., Mrs. Johnson, June Bowman, Robert Briggs, Charlene Smith, Janette Cole, Donald Maxim, Carolyn Cates, Maxine Downer, Robert Gray. 2nd, row, l. to r., Eleanor Bryant, Sylvia Ashe, Delta Fowler, Corrin Clark, Robert Goodale, Richard Chase, Nancy Abbot, Audrey Grass, Charlene Bryant, Leroy Keller. 3rd. row, l. to r., Clayton Giggey, Darrold Mitchell, Paul McFarland, Edward Howe, Roger Drew, Everett Sanborn. Absent from picture Marlene Hall, Gladys Brown. Editor in Chief Assistant Editor ,.... .... Business Manager ,......... Assistant Business Managers . . . . . . . Senior Editor ..... Junior Editor ..... Sophomore Editor . Freshman Editors .. Girls' Sports Editors Boys' Sports Editors Literary Editors .... Graduates ......... Alumni Editors Humor Editors School Calendar .. Exchange Editor .. Honor Roll ....... F. F. A. Reporter .. Advisor .......... Janette Cole Charlene Smith Donald Maxim Robert Briggs, Carolyn Cates Robert Gray Charlene Bryant Roger Drew Eleanor Bryant, Leroy Keller June Bowman, Maxine Downer Darrold Mitchell, Edward Howe Audrey Grass, Corrin Clark Marlene Hall, Nancy Abbott Everett Sanborn, Richard Chase Paul McFarland, Clayton Giggey Sylvia Ashe Gladys Brown Delta Fowler, Robert Goodale Richard Chase Mrs. Johnson 6 GRADUATES NANCY ABBOTT COMMERCIAL COURSE "NANCY" THIRD HONOR ESSAY Freshman Play 15 Class Secretary 25 Arrow Staff 1, 2, 3, 45 Camera Club 35 Junior Prize Speaking 35 County Prize Speaking 35 Echo Staff 2, 45 Student Council 45 First Prize Speaker 3. GRACE L. BLACK COMMERCIAL COURSE "GRACIE" Cheerleading 1, 3, 45 Lettergirl 1, 3, 45 Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Senior Play 1, 45 Minstrel Show 25 Class Treasurer 35 Arrow Staff 45 Junior Prize Speaking 35 Chorus 1, 2, 3. C. JUNE BOWMAN GENERAL-COMMERCIAL COURSE 'tBUGS" CLASS GIFTS Softball 2, 3, 45 Lettergirl 3, 45 Basketball 2, 3, 45 Lettergirl 2, 3, 45 Captain 45 Prom Usher 35 Grad- uation Usher 35 Chorus 1, 25 Camera Club 35 Arrow Staff 3, 45 Echo Staff 3, 45 Senior Play Promptor 4. 7 ALFRED BRIDGES AGRICULTURE COURSE "ALFRED" Member of F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. VAUGHN E. CLARK GENERAL COURSE Freshman Basketball 19 Baseball 35 Basketball Manager 4. JANETTE M. COLE COMMERCIAL COURSE VALEDICTORIAN Freshman Play lg Chorus l, 35 Minstrel 25 Arrow 2, 3, 4, Magazine Campaign 3, 4, Camera Club 3g Prize Speaking 3g Class Treasurer 3, Senior Play 4, Echo 2, 35 Editor-in-Chief 4g Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Lettergirl l, 2, 3, 45 DAR Candidate 4. 8 ELINOR COREY COMMERCIAL COURSE "ELLIE" Glee Club 15 Transfer from Crosby 45 Cheerleader 45 Lettergirl 4. MAXINE E. DOWNER COMMERCIAL COURSE "SHRIMP" PROPHESY Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Lettergirl 2, 3, 45 Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Lettergirl 1, 2, 3, 45 Senior Play 45 Student Council 1, 35 Treasurer 35 Vice President 25 Arrow Staff 45 Echo Staff 2, 3, 45 Prize Speaking 35 Usher 2, 35 Tournament Cheerleader 2. LOUISE EMERSON COLLEGE COURSE t'WEASEL" HISTORY Prize Speaking 35 Basketball 2, 3, 45 Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Echo Staff 2, 35 Arrow Staff 3, 45 Freshman Play 1. 9 STEPHEN G. FOWLER AGRICULTURAL COURSE "STEVE" Student Council 15 F. F. A. Reporter 2g F. F. A. Treasurer 2, F. F. A. President 4, Senior Play 43 Echo Staff 2. CLAYTON GIGGEY GENERAL COURSE "BUDDYl' F. F. A. 1, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Council 33 Camera Club 3, Echo 2, 3, 4g Class Treasurer 43 Stage Manager-Senior Play 4, Arrow Staff 3, 4g Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Letterman 3, 4. ROBERT GOODALE COLLEGE COURSE "BOB" PROPHESY Transferred from Newton, Mass. lg Minstrel 25 Arrow 2, 3, 4g Echo 2, 3, 4, Class Secretary 35 Vice President 4. 10 ROBERT EUGENE GRAY AGRICULTURE COURSE SALUTATORIAN Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4,-Officer 2, 3, 4, Camera Club 3, Echo Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Marshal 3, Usher 3, Class Officer 2, 3, Student Council 4, Letterman 2, 3, 4. KENNETH HALL COLLEGE COURSE KKKENN ADDRESS TO UNDERGRADUATES Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Letterman 3, 4, Prize Speaking 3, Camera Club 3, Ping Pong Champ. 3. MARLENE HALL COMMERCIAL COURSE "MARLENE" FIRST HONOR ESSAY Senior Play 1, 4, Freshman Play 1, Junior Prize Speaking 3, Magazine Campaign Captain 1, 2, 3, Arrow Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Class Secretary 4, Echo Staff 2, Student Council 2, Camera Club 3, Scholarship Award 2, 3. 11 MARY INGRAHAM COMMERCIAL coURsE "MARY" Cheerleader 1, 35 Lettergirl 1, 35 Softball 45 Prize Speaking 35 Basketball Manager 45 Chorus 1, 35 Camera Club 3. JUNE LARRABEE COMMERCIAL COURSE "JUNIE" Softball 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 3, 45 Prize Speaking 35 Senior Play 3, 45 Usher 25 Ping Pong 35 Arrow Board 2, 3, 4. DONALD MARCIA AGRICULTURAL COURSE ALDONH Class Secretary 15 Usher for Junior Prize Speaking 35 Usher for Graduation 35 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Captain 3, 45 All-Star 45 Letterman 1, 2, 3, 45 F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 12 DONALD MAXIM GENERAL COURSE "DONNIE" School Marshal lg Freshman Play lg Senior Play 4, Class Vice-President 1, 3, Echo Staff 1, 2, 3, 45 Echo Business Manager 2, 3, 4, Arrow Staff 2, 3, 43 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4g Baseball 1, 2, 3, 45 Minstrel 2, President of Camera Club 3, Usher 35 Letter- man 1, 2, 3, 4. MELVIN MCDONALD GENERAL COURSE "MICKY" Basketball 13 F. F. A. 2, 43 Senior Play 4. PAUL MCFARLAND GENERAL COURSE NMAC" CLASS WILL Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Letterman 3, 43 Senior Play 45 Class President 1, 43 Baseball 1, 4, Echo Staff 3, 45 Student Council 2, F. F. A. 2, 4g Usher 2, Minstrel Show 2, Camera Club 3 5 All-Star 4. 18 DARROLD MITCHELL COLLEGE COURSE SECOND HONOR ESSAY Freshman Play 15 Minstrel Show 25 Arrow Staff 2, 3, 45 Prize Speaking 35 Camera Club 35 County Prize Speaking 35 F. F. A. 15 Baseball 15 Magazine Campaign 45 Senior Play 45 Chorus 1, 25 Editor-in- Chief of Arrow 45 Echo Staff 2, 3, 45 Basketball 15 First Prize-Boys' Prize Speaking 3. KENTON MITCHELL AGRICULTURAL COURSE "MITCH" F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 45 Baseball 3, 45 Arrow Staff 4. DENNIS MYRICK GENERAL COURSE Choir 15 F. F. A. 1, .4 14 PAUL MYRICK AGRICULTURAL COURSE Choir 15 Basketball 1, 4g Baseball 33 F. F. A. 2, 3, 43 Vice President of F. F. A. 3. PHIL MYRICK AGRICULTURAL COURSE Freshman Basketball 13 Freshman Baseball 15 Chorus lg F. F. A. 2, 3, 4g F. F. A. Conductor 4. CARL PERKINS AGRICULTURAL COURSE F. F. A. 1, 2, 45 Camera Club 3, 4g Chorus 23 Assistant Stage Manager of Senior Play 4. 15 NELSON SANBORN AGRICULTURAL COURSE Freshman Basketball lg F. F. A. 2, 3, 4. LUCILLE SHAW COMMERCIAL coURsE "LUCY" Chorus 1, 35 Minstrel 2g Cheerleading 3, 43 Camera Club 33 Prize Speaking 3g Arrow Staff 3, 43 Senior Play 4, Lettergirl 3, 4 MURA SHIBLES COMMERCIAL COURSE Softball 1g Transferred from Albion lg Cheer- leading 1, 2, 35 Chorus 3, Camera Club 3. 16 WARREN SPAULDING GENERAL COURSE Freshman Play 1, F. F. A. 4, Arrow Staif 4. BERNARD C. WENTWORTH GENERAL COURSE "BERNIE" CLASS GIFTS F. F. A. 23 Camera Club 3g Basketball 1, 2, 3, 43 Baseball 1, 2, 3, 43 Arrow Staff 2, 3, 4, Senior Play 4g Letterman 3, 4. RICHARD YEATON AGRICULTURAL COURSE I LDICK! 9 Baseball 3, 41 Basketball 1g Manager 3g F. F. A. 4. 17 May 31, 1953 June 5, 1953 Graduation Theme Class Motto Class Colors Class Flower Janette Cole Robert Gray Marlene Hall Darrold Mitchell Nancy Abbott Louise Emerson Kenneth Hall Maxine Downer Robert Goodale Paul McFarland June Bowman Bernard Wentworth BACCALAUREATE Freedom Congregational Church GRADUATION Freedom Academy Gymnasium Better Schools for Tomorrows Citizens "Upward Thru the Stars Navy Blue and White Red Carnation GRADUATION PARTS Valedictory Salutatory lst. Honor Essay 2nd. Honor Essay 3rd. Honor Essay History Address to the Undergraduates Prophesy Will Gifts DEMOCRACY versus COMMUNISM How many of us know what the terms Democracy and Communism really mean? Let us look for a moment at a few privileges we have under our democratic form of government. Under the Bill of Rights, we have four great freedoms-freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of press, and freedom from fear. In Russia the people have no freedoms: although their claims are that they are doing everything for the best interest of the common man. In fact, rulers there are doing everything they can to wipe out all kinds of religion. VVe had an ex- ample of that just recently. At Stalin's funeral there was no prayer! Imagine living in a country that does not believe in God! Not too long ago, Russian leaders drew up a constitution in which every citizen over 18 years of age had the right to vote. What good did that do? They are forced to vote, they have no right to choose their own candidates. They must vote as the government directs. So we realize that in communistic countries there are no real elections. In America there are 150,000,000 rulers. Why? Because practically every citizen of voting age has the right and opportunity to vote as he pleases, and you know, most think- ing Americans take advantage of this great privilege- In our land of freedoms, we can have assemblies unlimitedg but the Russian people know none of these pleasures. In America you can advance as a farmer and buy landg but in com- munistic territory the amount of land an individual may own is limited. Their theme is "No man shall be rich." Ours is "No man shall be poor." VVe as young people, do not realize what a free nation this isg but we should think seriously about it. That thinking should make us more determined to fight Commu- nism. In Russia, young people can get an education, but only with government consent and direction and that is entirely different from our public education. Democracy is not only a form of governmentg it is a way of life. The Jamestown settlers and many other communities here tried social- ism and its way of lifeg but soon all of them starved and fell. Free en- terprise cannot ilourish under such restrictions, and we believe in free enterprise. Are we then going to let Com- munism come into this free country? Let's join the crusade for freedom and help keep Democracy safe for America. Charlene Smith '53 MY TRIP TO AFRICA I shall now proceed to tell you about my hunting trip to Africa. In 1924 I planned a hunting trip to British East Africa with a few of my Wall Street friends. They were John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan II, and a few others of my associates. We planned to leave, May 24, 1924. On May first I went to a sporting goods store to buy some guns and supplies. When I looked at the guns I was very embarrassed. When I looked down the barrel of the gun, the clerk started laughing for I was looking down the barrel all right, into the muzzel. We started out for Africa at 1:00 p. m., May 24, 1924 on the Prince James. We arrived in Africa on June 1, 1924. We started for the interior of Africa the next morning. On the way we took some pictures of animals like the white zebra, elk, and water buffalo. Q"Funny where all these animals come from!"J Once we were in the interior, I went to find an elephant. After a mile of walking, I found a bull elephant. He saw me about the same time I saw him. He charged meg I fired once, twice, three, four times before I discovered that I had only a double barrel shot gun. Anyway the elephant dropped dead. When I obtained a closer look at him, I noticed he had long shaggy hair, curved tusks, and was bigger than most animals. When the rest of the group came, they said that he was a mammouth which was supposed to be extinct. We followed a well-worn path that led through a long cave After we left the cave, we discovered a sight never before seen in this modern world. We saw before our excited eyes, mammouths, sabre-tooth tigers, three-toed horses, and all kinds of extinct animals. Well, this ends my story, for my time is ended in this world. Mae Peppard '55 A WASTE OF TIME, PERHAPS As I was taking care of my brothers and sisters the other even- ing, one of my sisters, Judy, asked me to tell a story. This is how I began. "Once upon a time in the land of Nod there lived a very rich family. Because of their wealth, they felt superior to everyone else." Here Judy stopped me to ask what "superior" meant. I neglected to answer and went on. "They lived along the shores of a very nice place to fish. The name of the large lake was Lilly Lake. Because it was excellent fishing, there were a lot of fisher- men living nearby. But of course, the rich family, who were known as the "Vandergoulds", would have nothing to do with thepoor fisher- men. And knowing how the Vander- goulds felt, in return, none of the poorer fishermen bothered them. There was one elderly Woman who was the wife of one of the less Wealthy fishermen. She came each forenoon to help clean the Vand- ergould house, which, of course, really didn't need it. Whenever she came, she had to come through the back door and go out the same way. Of course, Mrs. Vandergould wouldn't want any of her friends to see this poor old fisherman's wife leaving or entering her fine house! Her name was Martha. In re- ality she was a very dear person! The Vandergould children loved her, but could only see her when "mama" was gone. If their mother ever caught them being friendly, they would get a sound spanking for it. Working for the Vandergoulds was Martha's only way of earning extra money, so she took these unwarranted insults and snide treat- ment, and kept on working. Some- times, when she came, she would bring a few home-made donuts because all of their food was store bought. They enjoyed these very much but, unfortunately, took them and ate them in secret. One morning the Vandergoulds decided to go on a little vacation trip to the village across the big lake. It would be a three days journey in their small, slow-going boat. Martha was to go along to keep everything clean and in order, but was to remain on the boat while they went about having fun. They felt they could not take her with them into the village. It might "spoil" their reputation as Mrs. Vandergould said. So they started on their journey. The second day a sudden sharp wind arose, the sky darkened hur- ridly. As the wind rose and blew harder, the small boat tossed upon the rough, choppy, foam-crested waves. The heavens seemed to open and great blinding sheets of solid silver rain covered them. Mrs. Vandergould grew suddenly white, some subtle sense suddenly made her realize they could not last long under these conditions. For once, I believe she really prayed, but she didn't get upon her knees. After all those were costly nylons!! All of a sudden there was a crash! The boat was flung forward by a huge Wave, and when it fell sharply into the trough of the waves, one of the heavy irons of the boat broke loose, was hurled about, until it suddenly made an ugly hole about the size of a per- son's arm in the side of the boat. No one saw this but Martha. She hurredly fought toward the spot, bent over gasping, battling wind and the incoming water, thrust her arm into the hole. The water came in no more. After she had stayed in this posi- tion for seeming hours, her body grew weaker, she lost consciousness but still crouched there. The Vandergoulds, who were in the cabin below, did not even seem to miss her. As the storm grew calmer, finally, Mr. Vandergould went up on deck. There in the cold- ness and dark which the storm had left, he stumbled upon Martha, crouched on the deck, her arm still keeping the water from rushing in. He knelt and turned her body, but all too late! Martha was dead! I think, though, that she died happily for she had saved someone's life. And, today, on the shores of Lilly Lake, there is a grave with this epitaph engraved on the stone above it: "Here lies our beloved Martha" and each year the Vandergoulds replenish her grave with tears and beautiful flowers. You see, it took the life of a lovely woman to open the eyes of foolish people." I glanced at Judy to see if the story had left her sad, but she sat there amusing herself with a book. "Well, didn't you like the story?" I asked her. "I didn't listen!" she answered. "You didn't tell me what 'superior' meant." THE FROG POND Up in the pasture and a little way beyond, There is a large rock by a small frog pond. I used to look forward every spring- A little pail I would bring- Walking up slowly beside the rock, So I could see the iiock, Of big frogs. But the big ones always seemed to disappearg But if everything was quiet, they would reappear. It wasn't them I really was looking for, It was the little polywogs, Sunning themselves beside the logs. I would scoop them up into my bucket, Homeward slowly I would lug it. Up everyday with the pail I would go, Swinging it high and swinging it low! Now comes summer's long hot weather. Then water in the clouds seems to gather. Then the sound of the croaking of the frogs That jumped in and out and over the logs, Would go away! They never came back to play Until the next year came around. Then again I would hear the sound Of the croaking of the little frogs, Jumping in and out and over the logs. 23 THE JUMP I took a little trip down by the brook, Just to see how everything looked! Looking towards the distance this way and that, It was as if winter was putting on a new spring hat Bare hills of brown and a sky so blue, It is about time winter was having a rendezvous! This brook, once covered with ice, Is singing merrilee. A robin this morning was singing in our Maple Tree, Up there, by the place I call the Bee Hive Hill, CCause the bees live there.J I hear the bees a-buzzing in the country air! The foot prints and sled tracks are fading and are gone Soon Spring will be singing a different song. In the far distance is the cawing of the crow. They're telling the world that spring is here, Cause they know. Yes, brown patches sticking out of the ground, And melting white snow glittering all around, With my dog beside me sitting on a stump, Winter will be sliding down, And Spring taking the jump. June Larrabee F. A. JUKE BOX Older and Bolder Clayton Giggey Don t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes Robert Hotham Busy Little Busybody Bernard Wentworth I Want To Go Home With You Delta Fowler There ll Be Some Changes Made Sophomore Class For He's A Jolly Good Fellow Mr. Merry One of the Roving Kind Grace Black Almost Girls' Basketball Squad Take Me Out To The Ball Game Senior Boys lll Walk Alone Robert Gray 1 24 Oh Happy Day My Jealous Heart The Girl Who Invented Kissing Don't Make Me Cry Again Setting The Woods On Fire In The Little Red Schoolhouse The Story Of Jesse James I'm In The Mood For Love Three O'clock In The Morning I'm Yours Keep It A Secret The Prisoners Song Kiss Of Fire I Don't Get Around Much Anymore Carleine Shibles Patricia Elkins Unknown Marlene Boulter Donald Maxim F. A. Students Jerald Elkins Maxine Downer Janette Cole June Bowman Paul McFarland English IV Claude Thomas Mr. Cosgrove Carolyn Cates 55 25 April In Paris 3 O'Clock In The Morning Beautiful Ohio Dear Thumbalina: Please Don't Let The Stars Get In your Eyes and have Stardust in those Beautiful Brown Eyes while you're dancing with Mr. Taptoe. Someday, You'll Be Sorry you left This Fool Such As I when it was Moonlight On My Cabin to dance the Tennesee Waltz with My Buddy. The Whisper Waltz was playing when you let your Cold, Cold Heart and Wild Horses drive me out into the Wild Blue Yonder. I now spend Seven Lonely Nights while you are out Setting The Woods On Fire doing the Hot Rod Race. How Do You Speak To An Angel when she has a Heart of Stone? I'm Laughing On The Outside and Crying On The Inside Because of You I'm Now Down- hearted. Go ahead and break your Crazy Heart, but, Don't, Don't Make Me Cry Again. Later on I Went To Your Wedding and sent you Yesterday's Roses, addressed to Baby Doll, Down in Nashville, Tennesee. My Truly, Truly Fair, it was O' Happy Day to see you take the Marriage Vows with Mr. Taptoe in Pitts- burgh, Pennsylvania. I hope your home in Oklahoma will be a happy one and May The Good Lord Bless You and Keep You Every- where You Go. Then During The Good Old Summer Time may you see Sweet Violets, In The Meadow by The Old Mill Stream. You know I have a Jealous Heart but, I'll go Beyond The Sunset and wait till You Tell Me You're Mine. Until then, I'll Be Waiting Patiently For You, My Darling. In the meantime I'll listen to The Echo of Your Footsteps. Yours, Your Sweetheart of Yesterday P. S. I'll pray for the day 'Till I Waltz Again With You. For now I'll Just See You In My Dreams. Grace Black '53 SENIOR CLASS President: Paul McFarland Vice President: Robert Goodale Secretary? Marlene Hall Treasurer: Clayton Giggey Student Council: Echo Editorial Board: We started school this year with thirty-four members in our class. We have lost one member during the year, Mary Lynn Nelson of Albion. We had one new member, a transfer from Crosby-Elinor Corey. Our class has been very active in athletics this year. Those taking part were as follows: Girls' Basketball: Maxine Downer, June Bowman, June Lar- rabee, Louise Emerson, and Mary Ingraham, Manager. Boys' Basketball: Donald Max- im, Clayton Giggey, Paul McFar- land, Donald Marcia, Robert Gray, Paul Myrick, Bernard Wentworth, Kenneth Hall, and Vaughn Clark, Manager, Darrold Mitchell, Score- keeper. Nancy Abbott Robert Gray Janette Cole Maxine Downer June Bowman Nancy Abbott Marlene Hall Stephen Fowler Paul McFarland Darrold Mitchell Clayton Giggey Robert Goodale Donald Maxim Robert Gray Softball: Maxine Downer, June Bowman, June Larrabee, Janette Cole, and Grace Black. Baseball: Donald Marcia, Donald Maxim, Bernard Wentworth, Robert Gray, Robert Goodale, Kenton Mitchell, Clayton Giggey, Paul Myrick, and Paul McFarland. Cheerleading: Grace Black, Lucille Shaw, and Elinor Corey. Other class activities were a class picnic, a Concert by the Temple Quartette, the Senior dra- ma-"Peck's Bad Boy", directed by Mrs. Johnson and presented on October 24. Also we have put on a dinner and have had a raffle on an electric coffee maker. At the beginning of the year we started paying 10 cents per week as class dues. They all proved to be very 28 successful and increased our happy experiences and conducted treasury. many successful events here in the Janette Cole was chosen as the past four years. D. A. R. candidate sponsored by In closing we wish the under- Governor James Bowdoin Chapter graduates the best of luck. of Lisbon Falls. We feel that we have had many Robert Gray '53 JUNIOR CLASS lst. row, l. to r., Mr. Littlefield, Irene Scribner, Charlene Smith, Mary Lou Heald, Nancy McKenney, Charlene Bryant, Milford Downer, Mary Turner, Patricia Myrick. 2nd, row, l. to r., Sylvia Ashe, Virginia Austin, Richard Peppard, Richard Chase, Lorene Clark, Audrey Grass. 3rd. row, 1. to r., James Elliott, Merle Raven, Robert Briggs, Edward Howe, Jerald Elkins. Our class officers were as Secretary: Charlene Bryant follows: Treasurer: Milford Downer President: Nancy McKenney Student Council: Irene Scribner Vice President: Mary Lou Heald and Richard Peppard We started school with 20 in our class last fall. Later we lost William Black. Those who took part in sports were: Girls' Basketball: Irene Scribner and Mary Lou Healdg Boys' Basketball: Milford Downer and Richard Chase, Cheerleading: Lorene Clark and Mary Turner, Baseball: Richard Chase, Softball: Audrey Grass. Many from the class will parti- cipate in the Junior Prize Speaking Contest on April 30. Those on the Echo Editorial Board were Sylvia Ashe, Robert Briggs, Audrey Grass, Richard Chase, Edward Howe, Charlene Smith, and Charlene Bryant. On the Arrow staff were Audrey Grass, Mary Lou Heald, and Nancy McKenney. We feel that we have had a successful and enjoyable year. Charlene Bryant '54 SOPHOM ORE CLASS lst. row, l. to r., Mr. Merry, Edith Condon, Mae Peppard, Carolyn Cates, Harold Emerson, Viola Overlook, Robert Raven, Bertha Norris, Dorothy Baker, Delta Fowler. 2nd. row, l. to r., Leon Riley, Melvin Raven, Milton Hayes, Daniel Hall, Carleine Shibles, Clive McDonald, Gladys Brown, Claude Thomas, Corrin Clark, Clair McDonald, Herbert Bryant, Victor Myrick. 3rd, row, 1. to r. Roger Reynolds, David Elliott, Everett Sanborn, Robert Hotham, Roger Drew, Galen Cook, Hurley Larrabee. 30 SOPHOMORE CLASS With the help of our class advisor, Mr. Merry, we elected our class officers. They are as follows: President: Vice President: Secretary: Treasurer: Student Council: Echo Editorial Board: We started school in September with 30 students in the class, but lost two members, Donna Daggett and Robert Sylvester, before mid- year. No new members enrolled in our class this year. Our class sponsored a dinner March 18, at the Freedom Grange Hall. Everyone took part and made it a success. We also sponsored various other activities to raise money for the treasury. The girls taking part in softball were: Gladys Brown, Carolyn Cates, Delta Fowler, and Carleine Shibles. Those that went out for basket- Harold Emerson Viola Overlock Carolyn Cates Robert Raven Delta Fowler Corrin Clark Delta Fowler Corrin Clark Everett Sanborn Gladys Brown Roger Drew ball were Gladys Brown and Carolyn Cates. The boys taking part in baseball were: Robert and Melvin Raven, Harold Emerson, Clair McDonald, Roger Drew, and Robert Hotham. Those that went out for basket- ball were: Robert Raven, Clair Mc- Donald, Roger Reynolds, Roger Drew, and Robert Hotham. On behalf of the Sophomore Class, I wish to express our gratitude for the help and guidance of our teachers this year. Roger Drew '55 31 FRESHMEN CLASS lst. row, 1. to r., Mr. Jordan, Arthur Condon, Janice Raven, Pauline Turner, Allen Downer, Leroy Keller, Sylvia Austin, Nancy Brown, Eleanor Bryant, Patricia Elkins. 2nd, row, 1. to r., Kenneth Black, Eleanor Harding, Marie Cook, Charles Bragdon, Mary Stewart, Gary Thomas, Harold Stevens, Reginald Corson. 3rd. row., l. to r., Eugene Smith, Ronald Raymond, Clifton Hathaway, Rowena Flye, Marlene Boulter. THE FRESHMAN CLASS We elected our class officers as follows: President: Allen Downer Vice President: Leroy Keller Secretary: Pauline Turner Treasurer: Sylvia Austin Student Council: Eleanor Bryant and Allen Downer Echo Editorial Board: Eleanor Bryant and Leroy Keller In the fall of '52 the Freshman class, with twenty-five members was graciously accepted into Freedom Academy by the upper classmen. We appreciate your hospitality, folks. Early in the year two of our members left usg thus giving us a remaining total of twenty-three members for the rest of the year. We hope that these will all come back-not only next year but every year to see us through graduation. A perfect class is our goal. S'pose we'll succeed? Annette Scott who left has returned to live with her parents in Bath, Maineg and Rita Corey is married. Well, of course, as you know the Freshman class wouldn't be well on their progressive road without their initiation on the inevitable "Freshman Day." The Sophomores really did a job on us. As always we marched through the corn fac- tory with all eyes, quizzical and amusing, upon us ,with our costumes of burlap bags, old undershirts, shoe boxes for shoes, and onions for necklaces. CThese, I think, were especially for Mr. Jordanj. And here I must not forget to mention our very flattering hair- dos. The tiny braids all over our heads were most becoming, and the boys Wore their hair in pin curls to further their feminine appeal. That evening we had our reception which many of you probably at- tended. Following the suggestion of our home-room teacher, we decided to collect weekly dues. The amount in the treasury now is S20.10. Since we are the first class to begin this in the Freshman year, we feel we have a head start for ourselves. We plan to raise the amount from a nickle a week to a dime next year. So, by our Senior year we shall have enough with what we are able to raise in dinners etc., to take us on a real interesting class trip. Proud are we to tell of our class athletics! For the most part, our class is energetic and right on their toes when it comes to sports. After nearly a year here, we have adapted well to our school, teachers, and schoolmatesg and have come to love and respect each other. Since We are to have a hand in the future of Freedom Academy, we will try our hardest to do our best and pursue the coming years with vigor, interest, and earnestness, in order that we may not only gain for ourselves, but that we may con- tribute something of lasting Value to our school. Eleanor Bryant '56 Leroy Keller '56 GIRLS' BASKETBALL SQUAD 1st, row, l. to r., June Larrabee, Irene Scribner, Maxine Downer, Eleanor Bryant, Nancy Brown, Janice Raven. 2nd, row, l. to r., Mr. Jordan, Mary Lou Heald, Rowena Flye, Gladys Brown, June Bowman, Louise Emerson, Carolyn Cates, Sylvia Austin, Mary Ingraham. Perhaps many of you think the girls' squad did not have too success- ful a season because of only six wins. One of the reasons for not having a better record is because we lost so many of the first team players last year. We were very fortunate, however, to have the Freshman class furnish us with many new players. With these girls playing in new positions, our progress was very slowg but, by the end of the season, everyone could see the improve- ment of the squad. We also had a new coach, with whom we had to get acquainted. And he had to learn to know us and the best place to use our separate abilities. With these difficulties to over- come, don't you agree that we did pretty well? We wish to thank Mr. Jordan, our coach, for the fine job of coaching he didg and also thank the cheer- leaders for their support at all the games. Last but not least, we wish to thank our manager, Mary Ingra- ham, for all the care and time she has given to the girls' team. 37 Those who went out for basket- ball are as follows: Captain, June Bowman, Captains-elect, Mary Lou Heald and Carolyn Cates. Others were June Larrabee, Maxine Downer, Louise Emerson, Irene Scribner, Gladys Brown, Sylvia Austin, Nancy Brown, Eleanor Bryant, Rowena Flye, and Janice Raven. Our Letter Girls are as follows: P0iI1tS Points Maxine Downer 348 June Bowman 2 Mary Lou Heald 115 Carolyn Cates 0 Irene Scribner 49 Rowena Flye 0 June Larrabee 34 Eleanor Bryant 0 Louise Emerson 32 Gladys Brown 0 Sylvia Austin 7 Nancy Brown 7 592 2 594 The following were the games Points F. A. 39 F. A. 27 F. A. 21 F. A. 36 F. A. 30 F. A. 47 F. A. 57 F. A. 30 F. A. 25 F. A. 28 F. A. 64 F. A. 24 F. A. 33 F. A. 25 F. A. 53 F. A. 40 F. A. 48 F. A. 22 F. A. 26 F. A. 34 F. A. 709 :tDenotes Games at Home Janice Raven 0 2 played and the scores: Points Stocktonik 27 Erskine 63 Unity 36 Liberty 45 Winterport 61 Monroe 27 Searsportl: 32 Albiont 31 Brooksl' 43 Corinnaa: 42 Stockton 35 Erskineit 29 Unityt 40 Liberty? 36 Searsport 33 Albion 45 Monroeit 21 Brooks 34 Winterportt 34 Corinna 44 758 June Bowman '53 Maxine Downer '53 GIRLS' SOFTBALL TEAM lst. row, 1. to r., June Larrabee, Delta Fowler, Carolyn Cates, Janette Cole, Maxine Downer, June Bowman, Grace Black, Audrey Grass. 2nd, row, 1. to r., Eleanor Bryant, Patricia Elkins, Carleine Shibles, Rowena Flye, Louise Emerson, Janice Raven, Mr. Jordan. SOFTBALL When school started this year there were 13 girls who went out for softball. We played only two games with Unity last fall. Our other games were rained out. We hope that the season this spring will be a successful one. We want to thank Mr. Jordan, our new coach, for the fine job he has done in coaching us girls. Those who went out for softball were: Janette Cole, June Larrabee, June Bowman, Grace Black, Maxine Downer, Audrey Grass, Delta Fowler, Carolyn Cates, Carleine Shibles, Rowena Flye, Patricia Elkins, and Janice Raven. Maxine Downer '53 ' June Bowman '53 BOYS' BASKETBALL SQUAD lst. row, 1. to r., Mr. Gosgrove, Clayton Giggey, Robert Gray, Donald Marcia, Paul McFarland, Donald Maxim, Bernard Wentworth. 2nd, row, 1. to r., Kenneth Hall, Robert Hotham, Roger Drew, Paul Myrick. 3rd. row, l. to r., Leroy Keller, Reginald Corson, Milford Downer, Clifton Hathaway, Clair McDonald, Allen Downer. THE TOURNAMENT CHAMPS The Redskins of Freedom Acad- emy again had one of their remark- able seasons. This fme team ended with a record of 24 wins with but three losses. In league competition, the men had a record of 15 wins-1 loss, to tie for first place. By venturing out- side the league, we won three games and lost one along with a Win over the Alumni. A record of 19 and 1 was posted for regular season play. A play-off game was held at Winslow between Freedom and Unity to decide the county cham- pionship. Unity won this contest 48-41. In the Waldo County Tourney, the Academy boys got past Monroe in the opener, and Winterport in the semi-finals. This put them into the finals against none other than Unity. This time the tide turned for the better and the Indians won by nine points, 47-38. We were invited to participate in the K. V. C. Tourney held at Water- ville and Winslow. In the first game F. A. was selected to play Winthrop, whom we defeated 48-39. In the semi-finals we had to play a strong Hallowell team. Freedom won in an upset, a 51-36 margin. By this win, we advanced into the finals g the first time an Academy team had done this. Our competition was a wonderful team from Richmond High. We were beaten 51-31. Two brilliant hoopsters from F. A. were selected by the Waldo County Coaches for a berth on the All-County team. They were Donald Marcia and Paul McFarland. Bob Hotham was elected by his teammates as captain for next sea- son. Bob was also the champion foul shooter of the school and he represented us in the District Foul Shooting Contest held at Colby College. This year, by graduation, the varsity team will lose D. Marcia, D. Maxim, P. McFarland, C. Giggey, R. Gray, B. Wentworth, K. Hall, and P. Myrick. These boys will surely be missed, but under the capable coaching of Mr. Cosgrove, a team as good, or better, can be built. He has some mighty fine material from which to choose. We will all be backing them when next season rolls around. REGULAR SCHEDULED GAMES F. A. "'70 Stockton 34 F. A. 66 Erskine 43 F. A. 46 Unity 45 F. A. 65 Liberty 23 F. A. 56 VVinterport 43 F. A. 63 Monroe 28 F. A. 'F56 Searsport 31 F. A. "'48 Albion 31 F. A. "'56 Brooks 22 F. A. '43 Corinna 30 F, A, 98 Stockton 61 F. A. 'F42 Alumni 33 F. A. 59 Erskine 47 F. A. 344 Unity 46 F. A. "'63 Liberty 20 F. A. 61 Searsport 55 F. A. 53 Albion 38 F. A. 'F53 Winterport 22 F. A. X79 Monroe 18 F. A. 70 Brooks 50 F. A. 73 Corinna 83 F, A, 41 Play-off game Unity 48 1305 854 41 F. A. F. A. F. A. F. A. F. A. F. A. FA. F. A. Now for a WALDO COUNTY TOURNEY Names D. Marcia P. McFarland R. Hotham C. Giggey R. Gray D. Maxim B. Wentworth K. Hall C. McDonald C. Hathaway C. Hathaway L. Keller M. Downer C. McDonald A. Downer 78 Monroe 21 56 Winterport 30 47 Unity 38 KVC TOURNEY 48 Winthrop 39 51 Hallowell 36 31 Richmond 51 1616 1069 JV'S "'41 Winterport 28 'F38 Winterport 23 look at the individual scoring: Points Points 393 A. Downer 13 301 L. Keller 9 252 R. Drew 8 238 P. Myrick 5 123 K. Mitchell 4 114 M. Downer 2 79 R. Raven 2 40 K. Black 1 14 R. Corson 0 14 JV'S SCORING 27 P. Myrick 4 18 R. Drew 4 10 R. Corson 0 9 R. Chase 0 7 R. Raymond 0 Darrold Mitchell '53 BOYS' BASEBALL TEAM 1st. row, 1. to r., Robert Goodale, Bernard Wentworth, Robert Gray, Paul McFarland, Glayton Giggey, Donald Marcia, Kenton Mitchell, Mr. Merry. 2nd. row, l. to r., Robert Raven, Melvin Raven, Harold Stevens, Ronald Raymond, Eugene Smith, Allen Downer, Donald Maxim, Leroy Keller, Reginald Corson. 3rd. row, l. to r., Harold Emerson, Roger Drew, Clifton Hathaway, Robert Hotham, Richard Chase, Clair McDonald. BASEBALL With seven lettermen returning, fall baseball at Freedom Academy enjoyed a very good season. We won three and only lost one game. The schedule was as follows: Freedom 4 Erskine 0 Freedom 8 Unity 6 Freedom 14 Brooks 4 Freedom 2 Erskine 3 Those who went out for baseball were as follows: Pitcher, R. Hotham, Catcher, B Wentworthg lst. Base, R. Goodale 2nd. Base, D. Maxim, 3rd, Base D. Marcia, Short Stop, R. Gray Left Field, C. Giggeyg Center Field C. McDonald, Right Field, R. Drew Reserves were K. Mitchell, P McFarland, C. Hathaway, A Downer, R. Chase, H. Emerson, R Raven, and R. Raymond. Edward Howe '54 CHEERLEADERS Left to right, Mrs. Johnson, Delta Fowler, Lorene Clark, Elinor Corey, Lucille Shaw, Grace Black, Mary Turner. CHEERLEADERS OF '52 AND '53 As usual, the season of basket- ball rolls around in the fall. That is the time for the selecting of players for the teams. It is also the time for the selecting of another group- the cheerleaders. This past fall We had the annual tryouts for cheerleaders, with fifteen girls trying out. From this group six were chosen as follows: Delta Fowler, Mary Turner, Lorene Clark, Elinor Corey, Lucille Shaw, and Grace Black, fco-captainsj, with Mrs. Johnson as our coach. Through the help of the student council, we have been able to se- cure new uniforms. These were a one piece uniform of maroon and white satin. These were made with the help of Mrs. Johnson and our mothers. Many thanks are ex- tended to them all. Many new cheers were made up this year, so that we had quite a variety. Our specialty was the school song which we took pride in singing. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many fans who have supported us with our cheers. It certainly has been ap- preciated! Also, to those that made the banquets at Waterville and Freedom possible, We extend our thanks. It certainly has been fun cheer- ing the teams on to victory. We are proud of our boys who have rolled up such an excellent record. The best of luck next year to the teams and cheerleaders Thanks again. Grace Black '53 Head Cheerleader 46 SEPTEMBER 8 9 19 OCTOBER 3 24 30-31 NOVEMBER 11 12 14 18 21 25 27-28. DECEMBER 2 5 9 12 16 17 19 20-29. JANUARY 1 2 6 9 SCHOOL CALENDAR Teachers' Meeting. School opened with 109 pupils enrolled Freshman Day, reception, and dance. Senior Concert. Senior Drama. Teachers' Convention. Armistice Day. Round Robin at Brooks. Stockton at Freedom. at Erskine Academy. Freedom Freedom at Unity. Freedom at Liberty. Thanksgiving Recess. Freedom at Winterport. Freedom at Monroe. Searsport at Freedom. Albion at Freedom. Brooks at Freedom. Corinna Academy at Freedom. Freedom at Stockton. Christmas Vacation. New Years Day-Holiday. Alumni at Freedom. Erskine Academy at Freedom. Unity at Freedom. 47 13 23. 24 27. 28. 30. FEBRUARY 5-6-7. 10. 16-20 19-20-21. MARCH 13 APRIL 11-20. 30 30 MAY 6 31 JUNE 5. Liberty at Freedom. Freedom at Searsport. Monroe at Freedom. Freedom at Albion. Winterport at Freedom. Freedom at Brooks. Waldo County Tournament. Freedom at Corinna Academy. Winter Vacation. Kennebec Valley Tournament. Belfast Hoboes at Freedom. Spring Vacation Junior Prize Speaking. Junior Prom. County Prize Speaking. Baccalaureate. Graduation. Sylvia Ashe '54 STUDENT COUNCIL I l lst. row, 1 to r., Nancy Abbott, Robert Gray, Mr. Cosgrove, Corrin Clark, Irene Scribner. 2nd. row, l. to r., Allen Downer, Richard Peppard, Delta Fowler, Eleanor Bryant. STUDENT COUNCIL Officers for 1953 are: President: Corrin Clark Vice President: Robert Gray Secretary: Irene Scribner Treasurer: Delta Fowler This year the members of the Student Council have had to make many decisions that they hope have been of benefit to the students of Freedom Academy. So far this year, the Student Council has bought a movie screen, boys' basketball uniforms, a globe for the school's use, new records and other things such as games and equipment for the Camera Club and ping pong. Irene Scribner '54 FUTURE FARMERS lst. row, l. to r., Phil Myrick, Nelson Sanborn, Robert Gray, Stephen Fowler, Mr. Littletield, Paul Myrick, Kenton Mitchell, Richard Chase, Kenneth Black, Richard Yeaton. 2nd, row, l. to r., Robert Raven, Herbert Bryant, Gary Thomas, Milton Hayes, Galen Cook, Dennis Myrick, Merle Raven, Paul McFarland, Clive McDonald, Harold Emerson, Claude Thomas, James Elliott, Clair McDonald, Harold Stevens, Melvin Raven, Allen Downer, Victor Myrick, Leon Riley, Arthur Condon. 3rd. row, 1. to r., Robert Briggs, Alfred Bridges, Clayton Giggey, Melvin McDonald, Donald Marcia, Edward Howe, Robert Hotham, Hurley Larrabee, David Elliott, Donald Maxim, Milford Downer, Clifton Hathaway. FUTURE FARMERS This year the Freedom Chapter of future farmers of America con- sisted of thirty-four members. The chapter officers were as follows: President, Stephen Fow- lerg Vice President, Paul Myrickg Treasurer, Robert Gray, Secretary, Kenton Mitchell, Reporter, Richard Chase, Sentinel, Nelson Sanborn, Conductor, Phil Myrickg and Ad- visor, George W. Littlefield. June 1952, the F. F. A. attended the State F. F. A. Convention at the University of Maine. August 12, 1952 the Freedom Chapter went to Skowhegan State Fair. October 6, green hands were initiated. W 50 October 25 Freedom Chapter tended Farm and Home Week at held its first Central District the University of Maine. Meeting here at Freedom. April 1, 1953 the F. F. A. at- Richard Chase '54 SENIOR DRAMA lst. row, 1. to r., Lucille Shaw, Maxine Downer, Bernard Wentworth, Mrs. Johnson, Donald Maxim, June Larrabee, Grace Black. 2nd. row, 1. to r., Nancy Abbott, Janette Cole, Darrold Mitchell, Paul McFarland, Melvin McDonald, Clayton Giggey, Stephen Fowler. On the evening of October 24, Bad Boy," under the direction of the gymnasium was filled to capac- Mrs. Johnson, was a great success ity to watch the Senior Drama. with the following as members of The three act comedy, "Peck's the cast: Henry Peck, Sr. ...... the harassed father ................ Darrold Mitchell Henry Peck, Jr. ........ the bad boy ,............. ........ B ernard Wentworth Jimmy Duffy .......... Henry's friend ........................ Donald Maxim Annie Fillmore .. .... the next-door "brat" .............. Maxine Downer Sadie Murray .......... a charming lady of forty ........ Marlene Hall 51 lvar Plenty ........ Nancy Murray Helen Murray Bessie Semple ............ Aggie Semple ........... Dahlia ....... Schultz .. a psychologist .......................... Sadie's daughter, charming Sadie's daughter, charming .a "brat" ........................ ...... the Peck's colored cook ............ the local grocer ...................... Paul McFarland Nancy Abbott Grace Black Lucille Shaw a "brat" .......................... ...... . . .June Larrabee Janette Cole Stephen Fowler Bernard Wentworth '53 ARROW STAFF lst. row, 1. to r., Mrs. Johnson, Maxine Downer, Clayton Giggey, Lucille Shaw, Darrold Mitchell, Audrey Grass, June Larrabee, Nancy McKenney, Janette Cole, Mr. Merry. 2nd. row, 1. to r., Mary Turner, Virginia Austin, Louise Emerson, Delta Fowler, Mary Lou Heald, Carleine Shibles, Nancy Abbott, June Bowman, Grace Black. 3rd, row, l. to r., Donald Maxim, Robert Goodale, Roger Drew, Everett Sanborn, Corrin Clark. Under the guidance of Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Merry, We have had four successful issues of the Arrow this year. The first three issues were entered in a contest sponsored by Colby College. At the present time we have not heard from this contest. There has been some excellent material in the Arrow this year. The Art Editor, Sports Editors, Editor-in-Chief Asistant Editor Business Manager Literary Editors Art Editors Social Editors Personality Editors Man About Town Alumni Editors Sports Editors Joke Editors Honor Roll Proof Readers Typing Editors and Man-About-Town have done much toward making this year's Arrow successful. The Editor-in-chief, Darrold Mitchell, and I would like to say "Thank-you" to the members of the staff and others who have helped with the Arrow. Also many thanks to Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Merry. The members of the staff are as follows: Darrold Mitchell Audrey Grass Lucille Shaw Nancy McKenney Everett Sanborn Carleine Shibles Mary Lou Heald Louise Emerson Maxine Downer Virginia Austin Mary Turner Corrin Clark J Bernard Wentworth Delta Fowler June Bowman Grace Black June Larrabee Clayton Giggey Donald Maxim Roger Drew Kenneth Hall Robert Goodale Janette Cole June Bowman Janette Cole Nancy Abbott Lucille Shaw Marlene Hall Maxine Downer June Larrabee Mimeograph Editors Grace Black Janette Cole Clayton Giggey Kenton Mitchell Exchange Editors Warren Spaulding Marlene Hall Audrey Grass '54 MAGAZINE CAMPAIGN lst. row., 1. to r., Allen Downer, Audrey Grass, Charlene Smith, Janette Cole, Darrold Mitchell, Roger Drew. 2nd, row, l. to r., Sylvia Austin, Donald Marcia, Robert Gray, Paul McFarland, Donald Maxim, Carolyn Cates. Mr. "Bob" Sprague visited us again this year with his excellent jokes and peppy salestalkg and gave us a good send-off on our magazine campaign. Our goal was 31000, which we exceeded by nearly one hundred dollars. This was a record-smash- ing total, the highest ever achieved by the Academy, which ranked third in the state on a per pupil basis. The Senior Class, which had the highest per pupil average in the campaign, had its choice of either S25 or all the ice cream it could eat. The class chose to add its money reward to their class fund. The school managers were Janette Cole and Charlene Smith. The class managers were: Darrold Mitchell-Senior Class, Audrey Grass-Junior Class, Roger Drew -Sophomore Class, Allen Downer -Freshman Class. High salesmen were: Carolyn Cates, first, Robert Gray, secondg Sylvia Austin, thirdg Paul McFar- land, fourth, and Donald Maxim, fifth. Janette Cole '53 JUNIOR PRIZE SPEAKING 1952 lst. row, l. to r., Mrs. Johnson, Janette Cole, Darrold Mitchell, Nancy Abbott, Kenneth Hall, June Larrabee. 2nd. row, l. to r., Mary Ingraham, Lucille Shaw, Louise Emerson, Grace Black, Maxine Downer. The Annual Junior Prom and Prize Speaking of 1952 were pre- sented on May 9. Those taking part were as fol- lows: Marlene Hall, Grace Black, Janette Cole, Nancy Abbott, June Larrabee, Louise Emerson, Lucille Shaw, Mildred Parady, Mary In- graham, Maxine Downer, Darrold Mitchell, and Kenneth Hall. First place winners were Nancy Abbott and Darrold Mitchell. Second place winners were Janette Cole and Kenneth Hall. The two first place winners went to Albion to compete in the County Contest. The music for the dance that followed was provided by Cook- son's Orchestra from Troy. Everyone had a most enjoyable evening. Maxine Downer '53 OFFICE GIRLS AND LIBRARIANS lst. row, l. to r., Lucille Shaw, Maxine Downer, Janette Cole, Nancy Abbott, June Larrabee, Elinor Corey. 2nd, row, l. to r,, Charlene Bryant, Charlene Smith, Audrey Grass, Virginia Austin, Patricia Myrick. Each year girls are appointed to take care of the library and office each period. The duties of the office girls are: to be there when someone comes, answer the telephone, and ring the Office Period 1 Virginia Austin Period 2 Nancy Abbott Period 3 Charlene Smith Period 4 Charlene Bryant Period 5 Janette Cole Period 6 Mr. Cosgrove buzzer at the end of each period. The duties of the librarians are: to check off the books and maga- zines as they are taken out and make sure they are brought back. Those appointed are as follows: Library Patricia Myrick Audrey Grass Elinor Corey Maxine Downer Lucille Shaw June Larrabee Virginia Austin '54 CHRISTMAS PARTY We had our Christmas Party in the school gym, on Friday the 19th of December, before school let out for Christmas vacation. Gifts were passed out, after the completion of the program, by Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, who were played by Maxine Downer and Carl Perkins. The program was as follows: 1. Carol singing by school- led by Girls' Chorus 2. Record-Rudolph and Frosty 3. Record-The Night Before Christmas 4. Record--Chimes 5. Recording of Dickens Christ- mas Carol 6. Singing of Carols--by the school 7. Here comes Santa Claus- Girls' Chorus 8. Christmas Tree and Gifts- Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus 9. Movie-It Happened To- morrow Delta Fowler '55 BASKETBALL BANQUET On March 12th, the annual basketball banquet was given for the basketball teams and the cheer- leaders at the Freedom Grange Hall. Others who were present were the faculty, trustees, the guest speaker-Mr. Cuddeback-- and toastmaster, Phil Williams. The banquet was sponsored by Mrs. Mollie Knight and others who were interested in the two ball teams. A turkey supper was served and was enjoyed by everyone. The speakers for the evening were: Toastmaster, Phil Williams, Principal and Coach, Charles Cos- grove, Coach, Joseph Jordan, Mrs. Johnson, President of the Trustees, Archie Knight, Captains -June Bowman, and Donald Marcia, Cap- tains-elect, Mary Lou Heald, Caro- lyn Cates. and Robert Hotham, Maxine Downer, Donald Maxim, Paul McFarland, as well as our gi est speaker, Mr. John Cudde- back. Letters were given to the girls' and boys' teams, cheerleaders, and managers. The captains and head cheer- leader presented gifts to the three coaches. There were two trophies on the banquet table this year. The boys won one at Waldo County Tourna- ment, and the other was a runner- up award at the Kennebec Valley Tournament. It was a most enjoyable evening, and we wish to thank everyone who made this banquet possible Maxine Downer '53 June Bowman '53 JUNIOR PRIZE SPEAKING 1953 April 30, 1953 the Annual Junior Prize Speaking and Prom will be held in the Freedom Academy Gymnasium. Those participating are: Sylvia Ashe, Virginia Austin, Robert Briggs, Charlene Bryant, Lorene Clark, Nancy McKenney, Audrey Grass, Mary Lou Heald, Edward Howe, Richard Peppard, Mary Turner, and Charlene Smith. The two winners of this contest are candidates for the County Con- test at Brooks, on May 6, 1953. Music for the Prom will be furnished by Moody's Melody Men. Charlene Smith '54 ACADEMY DAY The annual Academy Day was held May 22, 1952. Seventh and eighth graders from the surround- ing schools of Freedom, South Freedom, Knox, Troy, Detroit, Montville and Thorndike attended. In the afternoon a game of soft- ball was played between the Freshman girls and their visitors. Also the Freshmen boys enter- tertained their visitors by playing baseball. The playing of records in the gymnasium furnished dance music for those who wished to dance Later in the afternoon a movie was shown. Following the movie refreshments were served. Everyone had a good time and we are looking forward to next year's Academy Day. Audrey Grass '54 CAMERA CLUB The Camera Club has been found by many to be a wholesome and enjoyable activity. However, we were not able to accommodate as many students at one time as we would have liked. Nevertheless, we do find that it is a benefit to the individualg as well as a time of relaxation after a strenuous day of studies. After one's studies are done, only then can one participate in this or any other activity. We purchased some new supplies and equipment last fall, and find we have adequate equipment for developing films, printing pictures, and drying prints. It would be desirable to have an enlarger for enlarging prints. This would be a worthwhile goal to strive for, and, with all sincerity of mind, I believe the Camera Club should be con- tinued and expanded for the better- ment of our school, Freedom Academy. Corrin Clark '53 58 MID-YEAR HONOR ROLL High Honors Bowman, June Cole, Janette Gray, Robert Mitchell, Darrold Hall, Marlene Bryant, Charlene Grass, Audrey Smith, Charlene Emerson, Harold Shibles, Carleine Bryant, Eleanor Hurd, Howard Elkins, Patricia MID-YEAR HONOR ROLL SENIORS J UNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN General Honors Abbott, Nancy Downer, Maxine Larrabee, June Cates, Carolyn Condon, Edith Drew, Roger Peppard, Mae Keller, Leroy Brown, Nancy Smith, Eugene Turner, Pauline Delta Fowler '55 Robert Goodale '53 H3 mkmepm NQOHWEIH .EQ OODWCQH 023' Bbw MEMBH MEOHMWOO Q2 mend! Egrm H0935 we BU MESUQU wgimwm UCUEMEEHH G 2:3 OE gsm gm ga :gs gg? gsm Emgsm HIHHANMHD WO HWDQO OOFEW EEO 62555 EU .HOmmgO'E magma H3252 EHS HEMOEU E50 ,Seam ,HUAOSH M555 mba BEE 602.85 Sm OB .HOHSOQO MEOSQUE-H .HMEOSF amiga Em OH 3555 mE25m5Om gag gsm ga HE? 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Maxim: "Give me a shovel quick, Stephen Fowler is stuck in the mud up to his shoetopsf' D. Marcia: "Why doesn't he Walk out?" D. Maxim: "He's in head first." Two penniless lads graduated from Freedom Academy. The first fVaughn Clarkj made a million dollars. He invented a machine into which you insert a dime and a new wife came out. The other fCarl Perkinsj made five million dollars. In this machine you insert the wife and out came a new dime. An American soldier, billeted in England, didn't like the Way the food was cooked at a local inn. He barely touched the food that was set down before him. The waiter was indignant, "Aren't you asham- ed to be wasting food that way?" he chided. "Don't you know that food will Win the war?" "Could be," allowed the soldier, "but who's going to get the enemy to eat here?" A local Romeo's face appeared in the window of his beloved's bed- room. "Get a move on," he hollered, "let's get this eloping business over with!" "Be quiet," cautioned Juliet, "Papa'll hear us and spoil all our plans." "I wouldn't worry about that," said Romeo, "He's down holding the ladder." Bertha: "Why did you turn out the lights, dear?" Donnie: "I just wanted to see if my pipe was lit." J. Elkins: "Why is a girl like a radio?" E. Howe: "I give up." J. Elkins: "When there isn't much on they become mushy." C. Perkins: "Whisper those little words that will make me Walk on air!" M. Hall: "Go hang yourself." Mr. Jordan cleared his throat in the midst of a Physics examination and remarked gently. "Will some generous student who isn't copying from his textbook be kind enough to let me have the use of it for a few minutes?" Undertaker: "Are you one of the mourners?" R. Drew: "I am, sir: the corpse owed me ten dollars." Mr. Littlefield took his two sons to the county fair. The boys watched the proceedings with great interest and finally one of the boys asked, "Why does that man go around patting and pinch- ing the cows?" Mr. Littlefield: "He is making sure he will get good meat from the creature if he buys." A few days later the boys came running very excited, "Hurry! the letter carrier is buying our cook." A boy has grown up when he'd rather steal a kiss than second base. Mr. Cosgrove: "Roger, can you name me three kinds of ants?" R. Drew: "Yes: Aunts, gi-ants and eleph-ants." Carolyn Cates: "What is usually the first thing to turn green in spring?" Delta Fowler: "An engagement ring." Nelson Sanborn: "Why are people afraid of a doctor's needle?" Kenneth Hall: "Cause if you are- n't careful, he's liable to get you in the end." Mr. Cosgrove: "Can anyone name something that's fireproof?" Paul McFarland: "The boss's son." 66 CLASS OF 1948 NAME OCCUPATION ADDRESS Richard Bailey Working Knox, Maine Jacqueline Balsor Magnon Housewife Bangor, Maine Merland Clark Air Force Texas Waym0H Giggey Marines Florida Mildred Doughty Raven Housewife Knox, Maine Judy Raven At Home Thorndike, Maine John Hall Army New Jersey Irene Penney Mehuren Housewife Morrill, Maine Loretta Holmes Grass Housewife Thorndike, Maine CLASS OF 1949 NAME OCCUPATION ADDRESS Joan Nutt University Orono, Maine of Maine Ruth Fowler Thompson Housewife Knox, Maine Gladys Smith Holmes Housewife Freedom, Maine Virginia Briggs Nurse Portland, Maine Doris Shaw Young Housewife Belfast, Maine Alice Bailey Lester Housewife Burnham, Maine Claris Johnson Penney Housewife Thorndike, Maine Dolly Basford 1 Housewife --- Joseph Bryant Working Knox, Maine Alvin Clark Working Unity, Maine Beatrice Gardiner Bryant Frances Thomas Hubert Clark Leona Larrabee Curtis Clayton Wentworth NAME Barbara Briggs Vivian Hardy Constable Betty Jacques Cecilia Americh Lois Webber Bernard Robert Couturier Richard Ingraham NAME Paul Austin Housewife Knox, Maine Working Oakland, Maine At Home Freedom, Maine Housewife Thorndike, Maine Working Freedom, Maine CLASS OF 1950 OCCUPATION ADDRESS Husson College Bangor, Maine Housewife Unity, Maine Working Bangor, Maine Housewife Connecticut University Orono, Maine of Maine Working Knox, Maine CLASS OF 1951 OCCUPATION ADDRESS Working Bath, Maine 67 Robert Bagley Paul Bradstreet Norma Bridges Lucille Bucklin Ramon Cates Harvey Clark K Donna Crabbe Bagley Kermit Danforth Floyd Fowler Margaret Giggey Blood Harold Greely William Hodgdon Charlene Hustus Richard Mitchell Carl Moody Alice Nickless Brown Royce Penney Anne Pushor Edith Raven Porter Janet Sanborn Virginia Spaulding Allen Yeaton NAME Betty Bowman Gardiner Beatrice Bowman Pearl Gardiner Bertha Downer Alfreda Raven Earl Gardiner Richard Shibles Walter Condon Philip Steele Ernest Austin Allen Knights Working Working Farmington State Teacher's College Working Army Army Housewife Working Army Secretary Working Working Bible School Working Air Force Housewife Air Force Working Housewife W. A. F. S. At Home Navy CLASS OF 1952 OCCUPATION Working Working Working Working Working University of Maine University of Maine Farming At Home Working Farming Winthrop, Maine Freedom, Maine Farmington, Maine New Jersey New Jersey Winthrop, Maine Portland, Maine Korea Freedom, Maine Freedom, Maine Montville, Maine Newport, Maine Troy, Maine Korea Brooks, Maine Kentucky Waterville, Maine Unity, Maine South Carolina Freedom, Maine Rhode Island ADDRESS Orono, Maine Rhode Island Albion, Maine Belfast, Maine Winslow, Maine Orono, Maine Orono, Maine Troy, Maine Troy, Maine Bath, Maine Albion, Maine Respectfully Submitted Marlene Hall '53 Nancy Abbott '53 68 The pupils of Freedom Academy enjoy exchanging yearbooks with the nearby Secondary Schools in our county. We will be looking forward this year to reading the yearbooks from the following towns. Albion Brooks Crosby Erskine Liberty Monroe Searsport Stockton Springs Unity Winterport Gladys Brown '55 69 We the Business Managers of the Academy Echo, present to you in the following pages the advertisers who have made this issue possible from a financial standpoint. We recommend them all as being worthy of your patronage, and we hope they may be benefited by receiving your trade. Donald Maxim, Business Manager Robert Briggs, Assistant Carolyn Cates, Assistant 70 Compliments of LEVEL ACRES BROILERS . REGISTERED HOLSTEINS AND cUERNsEYs LINWOOD S. STEVEN SON Thorndike Maine FR Compliments of POTATO DEALER A' W' Potato Dealer Tel. 18-14 Tel. Thorndike, 17 - ll UNITY, MAINE HUTCHINS BROTHERS Boox, Jos AND COMMERCIAL PRINTING Thorndike, Maine - ---ocv W. L. Gray 8z Sons Distributors of Grain Fertilizer, Gasoline and Oil Potato Growers and Dairy Farmers Manufacturers of Maple Syrup TROY, MAINE W Tel. 126-12 Dixmont H. 0. Danforth GENERAL STORE Groceries-Meats Gasoline and Oil Candy and lce Cream Tel. Dixmont 126-17 TROY, MAINE Harding's Store Groceries-Meats Tel. Dixmont 107-9 Troy Center, Maine When in Waterville EAT AT THE BOB-INN Corner Front and Temple Street Tel. 8-1940 Waterville, Maine 72 OLD TOP STOCK G FARM J. W. INGRAHAM 8z SONS BREEDERS OF HOLSTEIN-FRIESIAN CATTLE MALE SEX FOR SALE AT ALL TIMES Knox, Maine Tel. Freedom 6-21 PINE STATE MOTOR CO. Tel. 2460 or 3-3062 YOUR OLDSMOBILE DEALER IN CENTRAL MAINE College Avenue Waterville, Maine Compliments of Compliments of Consumers Fuel Haskell Co. Confectionery Co. Belfast M nine Winslow Maine 78 J. H. and J. F. Edgerly Farms Unity, Maine . Compliments of Thorndike General Store Dr. F. E. Hanscom Groceries - Feeds - Flour Tel. 8014 phone 16 Thorndike Maine Unity M aine Individual Accounts lf you respond to the friendly personal atmosphere of the moderate size banks You will enjoy banking at the FEDERAL TRUST COMPANY UNITY BRANCH CHECKING AND SAVINGS ACCOUNTS MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP. Telephone Unity 510 Unity, Maine vac- .... ----- ,I I I II II II :I I I I II Il II II II II II II II II I I I I I I I I I II II II II I I II I I I I I I I II I I I II II II II II II II II II I I-I II Compliments of E. D. BESSEY 85 SON PULPWOOD BUYERS Waterville, Maine Tel. Waterville 1000 Extension 21 6 Compliments of Compliments Dr. C. F. Baxter Unity Hardware of Waterville, Maine Allen H. Kimball Tel. 43-3 Unity, Maine W. T. VICKERY TRUCKING Insurance Phone 8'2 Pulp Wood F'eed"m' UNITY, MAINE Maine C. C. BANKS 8z SON Sales - HUDSON - Service Automotive Supplies and Accessories Mobilgas and Oil Duo-Therm Oil Heaters - Frigidaire Refrigerators Deep Freeze Home Freezers Telephone 40-2 MAIN STREET LIBERTY, MAINE Leland A. Kenney Compliments of INSURANCE Drake's cm, Fire and Life Mohd Service Brooks, Maine Unity, Maine -rel, 3.3 Tel. 43-11 Compliments of M' W' Blake GENERAL L. L. WENTWORTH GRQCERIES General Store Brooks, Maine Meats - Gas and Oil Dial 6-342lx North Searsmont, Maine 1004: ----- :no4:---- ----- ---- ---- -- ..-- :pQqc---- 76 FOR QUALITY MERCHANDISE PATRONIZE SHERMAN'S CORNER GROCERY BEVERAGES AND CONFECTIONERIES Tel 3-7 LIBERTY MAINE Helen's Beauty Shop C. Schoolcraft Tel. 15-11 GENERAL Albion, Maine MERCHANDISE Hours - 9 A. M. to 6 P. M. Open evenings by Freedom M i appointment ' a ne Compliments of STAPLES' GARAGE Tel. Brooks: 10:31 BROOKS MAINE R. E. PALMER GROCERIES MEATS VEGETABLES BELMONT CORNER MAINE A. O. Parmenter Dial Qgqgggoooooooooooooo I. G. A. Groceries - Meats Frozen Foods 6-3651 Liberty, Maine Compliments of DoWe's Diner South China FRIED CLAMS REGULAR DINNERS Fountain Service Compliments of R. F. EDGECOMB CONTRACT HAULING Any Job Call Dick Dial 6-3431 LIBERTY, MAINE Compliments of DR. M. G. COLLINS LIBERTY MAINE ooooooc::::: :::::1::: 'I II II II II II I I I I I I II II II II II II II II II II I II I II II II II II II II I II II II II II II II II I I I I I I I I II II II I I II II II II II II II I I I I I I II II II II I I II II I II II II II II II II II :rod 78 DIN SMORE GRAIN COMPANY GRAIN, GRocERIEs AND LUMBER Palermo, Maine Tel. S. China 27-11 Palermo 8-4 RCA CAPEHART W. B. BAILEY CO. TELEVISION HEADQUARTERS Tel. so-5 China, Maine Compliments of SUBURBAN SALES CO. CHEVROLET SINCE 1928 SOUTH CHINA, MAINE 900001: ----- Compliments of Field 8z Quimby REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Post Office Square Phone - 67 W Belfast, Maine H. N. STOVER CO. Furniture and Electrical Appliances H. N. STOVER 70 Main Street BELFAST, MAINE Compliments of Kenneth E. Tozier, J Windows and Doors Tel. 48-4 Unity, Maine Phillips Williams Poultry Freedom, Maine PHILBRICKS HARDWARE AND SPORTING GOODS Kitchen Ware and Crockery 115 High St. BELFAST, MAINE Colburn Shoe Store SHOES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Prop., Philip Horne Belfast, Maine H. W. Hatch Wholesale Confectioner 67 High Street Belfast, Maine :b4:-A-- o-ooooc--- .... Joooc-- 11 1-1 1 J-c::: 11 11 11 11 1 1 11 1 1 1-1 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 11 1 1 1 1 11 1 I ----:::::o::: :::::::: 80 THE CLARK AGENCY REALTORS - INSURORS Tel. 316 BELFAST, MAINE Lougee's Flower Shop Flowers Telegraphed Anywhere Tel. 66 Belfast, Maine "Remember the Anniversary Days" N. E. Bowen Groceries - Ice Cream Malt Beverages Route 137 North Belfast, Maine a The Republican 1 Journal -Since 1829- HOME NEWS OF i WALDO COUNTY F i Journal Publishing Co. V Belfast, Maine L. M. Annis Groceries - Meats Vegetables A Malt Beverages to take out Open Evenings and Sundays Tel. 841 Bridge St. 1 Q Belfast, Maine I---- vvvv vvvvvv ::::::i ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll ll 0 0 0 0 U 0 0 0 0 0 U U lb ll lb ll ll xl ll 0 lb ll ll ll 0 ll 0 0 0 0 0 tl ll WI WI 0 ll ll ll ll ll tl 0 ll ll ll ll 0 0 ll ll 0 0 0 0 lb ll ll ll ll 0 ll 0 0 0 H I 4 0 0 ll :I 81 WHITEHEAD'S BRYANT Outfitters of Men's and Boy's Clothing and Furnishings Robert A. Whitehead Walter A. Whitehead Belfast, Maine Distributors of New England Feeds I-lay, Straw and Fertilizers Belfast, Maine FRED N. FLYE BARBER Closed Thursdays at Noon and Every Night at 9:00 FREEDOM, MAINE Compliments of E. T. MOULTON MANAGER of FIRST NATIONAL STORES Brooks, Maine THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BELFAST MEMBER Federal Reserve System Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Belfast, Maine ----:v1: ftt I1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 O 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 11 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 1 1 11 11 11 11 11 11 1 Compliments of Georgie's Beauty Salon Tel. 449-w Belfast, Maine Dunton Sz Morse Attorneys-at-Law Belfast, Maine Compliments of Milton B. I-Iills Dealer LUMBER and HARDVVARE Belfast, Maine ENROLL AT Thomas Business College Write for full information to registrar 165 Main Street Waterville, Maine Compliments of Arthur E. Stantial Greenhouses CUT FLOWERS NURSERIES POTTED PLANTS Belfast, Maine Compliments of Wade 8z Hurd Harnesses and Accessories Range and Fuel Oils Belfast, Maine Compliments of Dr. R. S. Black 67 Church Street Belfast, Maine CHAPLES GROCERY Meats - Groceries Vegetables Tel. 408 - W Belfast, Maine Paul Witham, Jr. SOPER'S NEWPORT, MAINE For Athletic Equipment Insist on Rawlings "The Finest in the Field" City Drug Store Hills and Hills, Prop. The Rexall Store Fair Trade Prices Phone 868 Belfast, Maine Hall Hardware Co. Everything in Hardware WILSON SPORTING GOODS DUPONT PAINTS GUNS - AMMUNITION RELOADING SUPPLIES Tel. 55 Belfast, Maine Q0-tOOt:'nt:::: ---- ::::f ------ ---- A---- ---- - A - ---- I amtgp Stock Farm I I I I I LI Cream - Line - Jerseys II I Purebred Herd .I II II KNOX, MAINE I II II II 1: Tel Freedom 17-40 II C. M. lngraham E Son I I C. A. Paul II I II II II Ii Chrysler and Plymouth Cars U International Harvester Il Trucks II II E: McCormick-Deering I Farm Machinery II Sales and Service I II I' Phone 185 II II Rea. 23 II ' Belfast, II 6 CONSULT Ed. Maddocks REAL ESTATE OF CENTRAL MAINE 137 College Avenue Waterville, Maine W. G. STOVER Jeweler Royal and Underwood Typewriters Musical Instruments BELFAST, MAINE Shute 8z Shorey Automobile Repairing and Car Service METAL CULVERTS PHOENIX HOUSE GARAGE High Street Belfast, Maine ::pq:::1::: -:: --- ::::v4::2::::bc:::: :::: Iv--:b4:--- KING COLE POTATO CHIPS -- POTATO STICKS POP CORN Compliments of D. B. DON NELLY Quality Hardware Keystone Odorless Paints Window Glass Tel. 14 FAIRFIELD, MAINE Lawry Brothers Co. Complete House Furnishers and Morticians Tel. 33-11 33-12 Charles A. Lawry Pres. and Treas. Fairfield, Maine Compliments BELFAST 8z MOOSEHEAD LAKE RAILROAD COMPANY M. N. PERKINS Representing UNIVERSITY CAP 8: GOWN CO. M. N. PERKINS COMPANY 486 Andover Street LAWRENCE, MASS. - --:b4:A"- Compliments of HUSSON COLLEGE Maine's Largest School of Commercial Training 157 Park Street Bangor, Maine C. H. Husson, President Free Catalog ::: ::r4:::::rc:::: 1 Il II II II I'I II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II I II II II I I II II II I I I II II I II II II II II II II II II II II I I II I II II II II I I II II II I Il I II II I II I II I II II II II II II J 'V I I I I I I I I II I I H I I I I I I I I :::::p4:::::: ,v-:root .... --v:r4:------ Compliments of Elm City Tobacco and Confectionery Co. Waterville, Maine W. S. Pillsbury 8z Son DeLaval Freezers and Milkers Complete Farm Equipment Prompt Service and Repairs John Deere Machinery Phone - 613 Waterville, Maine ADMOR CLEANERS - DYERS SHOE REPAIRING 156-158 Main Street WATERVILLE, MAINE Compliments of Kob's Confectionery DICK LAWLESS, PROP. Belfast, Maine Rollins - Dunham Co. HARDWARE HOUSEWARES APPLIANCES 29 Front Street Tel. 2120 Waterville, Maine - ...... - A... -- ........ --- -roooc -....- v-Joe--- - ...... 1004: ...v. - I I I foe: 88 II I I I I I II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II II Il II II II II II II II II II II I I I I II II II II I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I oooooc---:vo-c------ Waterville EVELYN CARDIN Hardware and Plumbing Co. LADIES' Paint and Electrical Supplies QUALITY MERCHANDISE Tel- 413-414 42 Main Street zo MAIN STREI-:T Waterville, Maine WATERVILLE, MAINE Phone 394'W Compliments of WHITCOMB'S CAFE Air Conditioned for Your Comfort The Place to Eat While in Belfast Belfast, Maine 89 tc- ---- --A-A AAAAA AAA Compliments of Sherwin Williams PAINTS 169 Main Street WATERVILLE Tel. 2740 PAINT WALLPAPER ART SUPPLIES Compliments of F. E. Toulouse, Jr D. D. S. Dr. Office, 50 Main Street Waterville, Maine Endicott Johnson Shoe Co. Waterville, Maine FOOTWEAR FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY Compliments of Irving A. Moody Jeweler 57 Main Street Waterville, Maine Compliments of WOODBURY MOTOR COMPANY Sales Service CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH Tel. 860 CORNER CASH GROCERY Meats, Groceries and Frosted Foods Tel. 293 WI NSLOW, MAINE 1oo1:-I-- vvv. :pc .... -Y 90 Compliments of Compliments of L' TARDIF The Atherton Jeweler Furniture Company 40 Main Street Waterville, Maine 21 Main Street Waterville, Maine Gallert Shoe Store "GOOD SHOES FOR ALL" REASONABLE PRICES 51 Main Street Waterville, Maine LEVINE'S THE STORE FOR MEN AND BOYS Waterville, Maine Compliments of The Trustees of The Freedom Academy Assn. Founded 1 836 FREEDOM ACADEMY OFFERS General Courses Agricultural Courses Commercial Courses College Courses J-c:::: :::::: -: ---- ::::::: Philip B. Crosby, Inc. Dodge and Plymouth Motor Cars Dodge Job Rated Trucks Post Office Square Belfast, Maine OUR FASHIONS have young manners Emery-Brown Co. Waterville, Maine Noyes Stove Co., Inc. WATERVILLE PITTSFIELD SKOWHEGAN Your authorized dealer for Glenwood, Florence and Bengal Ranges and Complete Hotpoint Appliances J. E. McCormick 8z Son Sanger Ave., Waterville Phone 36 Agricultural Implements Waterville, Maine ----- AA-- ---- AAAAA ---- AAAA- AAAAA AAAA AA:vt 92 :-:: :::o::1:: ::::o-:::-QQo-QQ::::::::::::: NEWS WHEN IT IS NEWS THE SENTINEL "Always gives you the news first" By mail 512.00 per year The Engravings in this Yearbook were made by THE SENTINEL ENGRAVERS Sentinel Building WATERVILLE, MAINE 93 Compliments of BANGS 8z KNIGHT FREEDOM, MAINE FREEDOM LUMBER COMPANY BRUSH, BROOM AND MOP HANDLES DOWELS AND NOVELTIES Freedom Maine 94 MONMOUTH CANNING COMPANY PIONEER PACKERS OF FANCY WHOLE KERNEL CORN ALSO PACKERS OF CREAM STYLE CORN AND FANCY STRING BEANS Freedom Maine E. L. BLANCHARD 150 HOUR VEEDOL TRACTOR AND TRUCK OIL KNOX MAINE 95 Tractor Farm Equipment FORD DEARBORN MAYTAG WASHERS MAINGAS KELVINATOR REFRIGERATORS L. R. STEVENS Water Systems Hardware and Electrical Goods Telephone 18 Brooks, Maine Call at our store and see the Golden Jubilee Model Ford Tractor. Greatest Ford Tractor ever built, Extra power, extra Weight, extra size, most advanced Hydraulic System in any Tractor, ask for a demonstration. Your Ford equipment you now have will Ht this new Ford Tractor. We plan to have a full stock of parts, and Dearborn Farm Equipment to fit all models of the Ford. Tractor. If you are in the market for a chain saw, be sure and try out the new Lombard Woodlot Wonder Chain Saw, most compact chain saw, automatic oiler, automatic shut off, 16 inch and 20 inch bar, priced at 3265.00 and SB271.50. One of the best chain saws in the low price field. Gas and Electric Ranges-Fairbanks-Morse water systems-Galvanized and plastic pipe and fittings. RCA Victor Television-RCA factory service. 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