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Fort Fairfield ational Bank Established 1892 Fort Fairfield, Maine Capital ... . .. 281005000 Surplus . .............. PlG200,000 Resources Over Two Millions One of the Oldest and Strongest Banks in Aroostook County t , Officers Tom E. Hacker President C. ' A- fivers Vice President '- lirn Cashier N appreciation of the kindly inter- est in our school shown by Dr. W2 G. Chamberfain, both as a friend and as a member of the school board, we dedi- cate to' him this number of the Northern Light Je ee JE -we rfvcfrvgi - Writ' of fa, ,ti E d ist? V X DR. WILLIAM G. CI-IAMBERLAIN I M W 1" QL, PSE! JE. N EDITORIAL STAFF ORTHER LIGHT Published by the Students of the FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL Volume xxx May, 1928 Number 1 Vincent F EDITORIAL BOARD EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Doris Webber ASSOCIATE EDITORS Gertrude Bradley Violet Buxton CLASS NEVVS EDITORS isher Eloise Young Ruth Cohen Ruth COMMERCIAL EDITOR Contance Higgins AGRICULTURAL EDITOR Rommy Haines ART EDITOR Alice Osborne MUSIC EDITOR Muriel Peterson ATHLETIC EDITORS George Haines Cecilia Ayoob ALUMNI EDITOR Hortense Burns EXCHANGE EDITOR Gertrude Harmon JOKE EDITORS Madeline Fay Pauline Harmon Herbert Murphy v Reta Palmer BUSINESS MANAGERS Gordon Johnson I Thomas Findlen Cogswell NORTHERN LIGHT Editorial liast year the Fort Fairfield High School rcsumed the task of publishing the "Northern Light" after nine years of idleness. The editorial board, With the aid of the faculty, did an excellent piece of work in publishing this paper. That it was greatly appreciated by the students and the townspeople is shown by the large number of copies which were sold. We hope that our paper may be as successful this year. lt is hoped that i11 the near future the Fort Fairlield High School will have its own printing press. ln this Way We should be able to publish, not only an annual, but a monthly paper. lf this were done, the work of the students could receive much more attention. There would be an opportunity for the par- ents to read more stories, essays, and poems Writtelt by the children. The cost of publication also Would be greatly de- creased, as the work of printing would be done by the students. It would not be necessary to rely as much on the merchants for advertisements. Invitations, programs, etc., could be printed at less expense. As Mr. Crouse, a member of our faculty, has had experience in operating a printing press, another teacher would not be necessary to superintend this work . With the installation of this press, anyone Who wished to learn printing could do so. This Would be verv valuable experience for those who plan to do this kind of work when they finish school. Some of the prominent High Schools which have successfully used this plan are: Portland, Bangor, Rum- ford and Deering. , At this time, we wish to extend our thanks to the towns- people for their Uadsf' which are a great help in financing, our paper. We also wish to thank the teachers for their splen- did co-operation in helping to make this year's "Northern Light" a success. Hoping that our paper may be as successful as last year's, We present to you the "Northern Light" of 1928. D. VVebber, '28. 6 NORTHERN LIGHT LITERATURE Good literature should be one of the most important things in the life of all the people. Efvery man and woman that has scaled the heights of success can read and does read the lead- ing books and studies the important problems of the day. If they did not read, where would they be? No further than some common peddler. That is how they have found a space for themselves in the world where they will be able to remain as long as they live after once achieving this place. Every person, who wishes to do something to help humanity, reads and studies. No one is ever too old to learn. If a man has ally ambition Whatever he will study and he will read every- thing he can ind. We learn when we read and learning is the road to success. He will follow the example of those men who have distinguished themselves above the rest of the world and will hold them as his model. The reading and thinking class of people is the class that brings more knowledge to the world. l Ruth White. '30, THE VALUE OF AN EDUCATION In the commercial world the value of a good education is thought of in terms of what it will bring on the market. The net cost of a good educationiis the total amount paid for it. The difference between these two sums in a prosperous busi- ness is called the net gain. These thoughts are suggested by the title: "The Value of an Educationf' The net gain of an education is not so easy to reckon, although men with a genius for computation have given us figures to show its actual value in dollars and cents. If money were the only measure of success, we might look no farther for the value of an education. The results, however, do not stop at increased power for money-making, desirable as that may beg they lend color to almost every act of life. Who can measure the value to him- self of the ability to appreciate good literature and good music, of a knowledge of foreign languages, of an understanding of higher mathematics, of an insight into the mysteries of science, of the ability to explore other fields of learning? Much of the legitimate joy of living comes from activities outside the sphere of one's regular work. Much of the benefit to society which a man may render comes from services that are not demanded of him by the 7 NORTHERN LIGHT duties of his position. A liberal education widens the range of a 1nan's ability to render such service and to appreciate more fully the Wholesome things of life. Many people misinterpret the life history of some success- ful men who, they claim, reached great heights without much education. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and others are cited as examples. The Word education literally means the art or process of becoming learned or well informed. According to this defi- nition both Ford and Edison are educated, not in the broadest sense, of course, but as specialists, as men well informed in at least one branch of human knowledge. It is safe to say that either Ford or Edison would tell you that he might have reached even greater heights and rendered even greater serv- ice to humanity had he possessed a liberal education. Business men say that, all other things being equal, the young man or woman With a good education far surpasses the one who has not received such training. This is true, even when the work in school has had no direct connection with the work to be done. It is the submission to discipline, the mastery of difficulties, the self-confidence acquired in pur- suit of an education that makes the educated person more efficient. An educated body of citizens is one of the greatest assets of any nation and particularly of a democracy. p ' G. T. B.. 'za 8 NORTHERN LIGHT Literary Department SPELL OF THE FOREST .The soft White flakes fell noiselessly from the gray sky. The great whiteness was everywhere. Its snow was heaped three feet deep over the floor of the forest and each evergreen was heavily laden with its carpet. The silence was unbroken except for the steady seep-seep of the snow, or occasionally by a heavily laden bough dislodg- ing its burdensome mass. I I stooped in the shelter of a huge fallen spruce, unlaced my webs, shook the snow from my person, and after scooping the snow away down to the frozen moss I built a small fire of dry cedar and soon was meditating in the drowsy heat reflected upon me by the protecting spruce. From my warm shelter I could gaze out into the snow- filled air of the dim forest. -No animal life could be discerned except for the occa- sional swift passing of a snow-shoe rabbit or a momentary glimpse of a red squirrel whisking down the trunk of a neraby tree. 1The loneliness of the forest was oppressive. There was no sign of life, no sign to show that human foot had ever trod on this Wild spot. There was only an occasional movementg perhaps the gentle swaying of the boughs or a swirl of wind- blown snow in an exposed place. The spell of the forest! It caused me to shiver and glance around, and I felt more secure with the big spruce trunk at my back. 3 The solitude hung heavily over me and I refrained from moving, fearing the sound of my own motions. I call it fear, yet it was not fearg it was rather an awe, an awe caused by the loneliness, fby the solitude of the place. An awe for the majesty of Nature and its elements. Thus I sat until I sensed a chill in the air and glancing down beheld the black ashes of the forgotten fire which had long since died away. Quickly rising, I hastily replaced my webs and left the forest and its broken spell just as the dim grayness of dusk was turning to the black of a starless night. Ivan Bodge, '28, 9 NORTHERN LIGHT ESSAY ON CARRYING WOOD A wood box. Did you ever take a good look at one of 'e1n? Ain't they just the worst things ya ever saw? They 're all wood dust and chips and everything ya hate to look at. l'll bet Aristotle never seen a wood box, because- we never heard anything about him luggin' wood. My gosh! when Ma hollars "Come, Johnnie, and get some Wood, hurry now, the wood box is empty and the iirels almost out." That little piece makes me feel runny, all over. Just think of haiinta go down in that old cellar were it's all dark and damp and split Wood. L'll bet George Washington never had to do that when he was a boy, because if he had it would have spoiled him just like it's doing to ine, and then We Wouldu't have any great President to talk about. Some day lim going to catch cold and die, then she'll be sorry she ever sent me after the old wood. Gosh, I canlt seem to get out of it any way. I hide, I make believe I can 't hear her, but it don't do any good ,cause I always have to get it in the end. Every time I come home Ma always meets me at the door, the iirst thing she says is, "Just the boy 1'm looking for, that wood box has been empty all afternoon." And that is supposed to be enough. But I wait around saying, Uwait a minute, donlt hurry meg I'll get your old wood," and the first thing I know I'm down in that cold, black celler. My gosh, I'll be glad when I can live by' myself so I won't have to carry Wood. I'll bet that fellow that held the world on his shoulders would get so tired he would die if he had to hold an armful of wood while Ma iilled the stove out of it. I I don't see why when they build a house they dou't put the celler up stairs right next to the stove. Boy, I'll bet it would be fun living then. Every time Ma asks me to get some wood and I grumble she springs that same line of talk that l'll bet every mother has, "Never mind I'll get it, but you'll be sorry when I'm dead and gone." Of course I have to go get the wood, cause I'm supposed to be strong. That's just the way my life is from day to day, and when I get a boy you can bet your bottom dollar he will not carry wood. Merle Benjamin, '28. 10 NORTHERN LIGHT ON GOING T0 BED - u ' Samuel Coleridge, a famous author, writes, f'Oh sleep! it 1S a gentle thing." In my view Mr. Coleridge must have been a light sleeper. Sleep tome is like the darkness, or a nar- 1:-otic, or even a dragon, it creeps upon you, and with your com- plete senses about you, you succumb to it and are utterly help- ess. I Just why do you go to bed when you could read a good book? or listen to the radio? or amuse yourself in several ways? Some people say they will be tired tomorrow. In that case they are far-sighted, and some far-sighted people are pessimists. If a person goes to bed so that he will be awake tomor+ row, he might miss something tonight, and live to see a lot of sleepy people tomorrow. Sleep is a powerful and mighty thing. Lindbergh, the greatest hero of the day, says that the hardest thing on his whole journey was to fight away sleepiness. Sleep has killed thousands of people. There is a sleeping sickness, peo- ple who have it go to sleep and never wake up. This is the most pleasant death I could think of for some sleepy-heads. Sometimes people driving cars succumb to sleepiness and wreck their cars, oftentimes causing their own death. In the army in time of war if a guard is found asleep he is punished by death. Sleep is so powerful that if a person were to go with- out sleeping and eating he would go to sleep before he would starve to death. Medford Locke, '28. NATURE Spring is to me the best season of the year. It is to our year what morning is to our day. The birds come back and build their nests where they can stay throughout the summer. The flowers also begin to wake up and push their heads ihrough the ground that had been frozen for so long.l With all nature working so hard to prepare for summer, it is im- possible for us to act indifferent. All through the winter we are kept indoors, or when we do muster up enough courage to resist Jack Frost we have to wrap ourselves up in woolen clothes unless we want to freeze. So when spring comes and we can sit on the porch steps and watch the thermometer thaw out, "It's a grand and glorious feeling." G. Johnson, 28. 11 NORTHERN LIGHT THE FATE OF THE AMBITIOUS GUEST .Attempting to escape from the approaching avalanche, the family rushed from their house. Before they were able to reach shelter, the avalanche overtook them and buried them alive. The guest, who was the last one, escaped by running back into the cottage. He tried to warn the others but they could not hear him. The slide passed by without touching a corner of the cottage. The guest spent all the next day hunt- ing for his friends but he never found them. After spending a few days at the cottage, the tall, yellow- headed, ambitious, wandering young man departed for Burling- ton. When he reached Burlington, he learned how the fam- ily who had disappeared, had taken pride in taking care of their cottage and their garden. He also learned that this fam- ily wanted their house always to be occupied by someone. Thinking how kind they had been to him, the guest decided to give up his desire for wandering and look after the cottage until someone came along to buy it or to claim it. The happiest days of his life were spent in that little cot- tage in the notch of the White Hills. Many a day he spent writing about the surroundings. f One cold, windy evening, sitting in front of the fire, the guest thought how jolly the family had been before their destruction. As quick as lightning, a thought passed through his mind. "Why not write a story about this family?" Eagerly he began to work on it. He spent many nights writ- ing. Finally it was finished. The next time he went to Bur- lington for supplies, the young man had his book published. He returned to his cottage well satisfied with his book. Each day'he grew fonder of his new home. He dreaded the thought of giving it up when someone should come to cl-aim it! As the days Went by and no one came, the guest decided that he could spend the remainder of his life there. He died suddenly with heart-trouble. While the stranger was spending a quiet life looking after the cottage, his book was being read everywhere, and meeting with great success. B After his death, people came from far and near to visit his grave and to see the little cottage, which had been de- scribed so well in the book. W M. Hacker, '29. 12 N NORTHERN LIGHT DAME VAN WINKLE Katinka Van Hopper was the plump apple-cheeked daugh- ter of old Hedrick Van Hopper. He was the descendant of a i:ne Dutch family, as was his Wife. Hedrick was very thrifty and industrious. He had a nice farm, plenty of live stock, and above all a well-laden table. His wife could not bear the sight of any dirt or disorder around the farm. It was in this atmosphere that Katinka and her three brothers grew up, and when she reached her eighteenth year she was as smart and industrious as her mother. gHedrick Van Hopper and his wife had picked Katinka's future husband from a group of promising young suitors. The parents' choice was lVilliam Tassel, who, on his fatherls death, had fallen heir to a large, well-managed farm and a beautiful iarmhouse. Williaxii and Katinka had been brought up together, played the same games, shared the same joys, and it was truly more a sisteris love that Katinka felt for Williani. Neverthe- less, she consented to be his bride in the following June. On her nineteenth birthday a party was given in her honor by her parents. Neighbors for miles around came, as no invi- tations were needed and a hearty welcome was insured to all. The iiddlers were juststriking up a tune when the door opened to admit John Van Winkle, his wife, and a tall, dark, lank young H1311 who hung behind the others. John Van NVin- kle was a young farmer of that vicinity. It was rumored that a family quarrel had deprived John of his father 's farm at the foot of the Catskill mountains and it had been given to Rip, his brother, who was very shiftless and lazy. Katinka went over and welcomed them. John introduced her to the stranger, saying simply, "This is llly brother Rip, Katinka, who is visiting me." Katinka made a. little cour- Icsy. Thereupon Rip asked her for the first dance. Katinka complied, wondering all the time what VVilliam would say. Thus began a series of meetings with Rip, and as time went on Katinka found herself deeply in love with this quiet fellow. About a month before she was to be wed, she went walk- ing along the brook O11 her father's farm. lt was a beautiful spring evening and the air was laden with the scent of wild flowers. About a mile from home she saw Rip Van Winkle sitting dejectedly on the bank. 13 NORTHERN LIGHT "Why, Rip,'l she exclaimed with a heavy heart, Hwhat brings you here?7' "Nothing, dear," he said, Honly the fact that I love you so much and hate to see you married to another man. Katinka confessed her love for him, to his utter amazement and delight. '4We will be married tonight, dear, and go to my farm at the foot of the Catskill mountains," said Rip. Katinka agreed and about nine o'clock when everyone was asleep she stole quietly out of her father's house and went forth to meet her future husband, leaving only a note behind for the jilted lover, NVilliam. Vtfith the horse and buggy which Rip had secured, they drove about ten miles to the preaeher's house, where they aroused the minister, who married them. They spent the night there and the next day traveled some thirty-five miles to the farm, which proved to be overgrown with weeds and grass, but, said Katinka, 'fWe will soon remedy that." The first year of their married life Hip Worked fairly well. He planted corn and buckwheat, and had a flourishing cab- bage garden. He kept the gates well mended a11d the barnyard clean. But after the birth of little Rip all his ambitions failed, and he sank i11to a lazy state from which no amount of scold- ings could arouse him. He was a very good neighbor, a great favorite among the women of the town as he would run their errands, although he would not assist his wife in any Work or errands. This greatly angered Katinka, who, like her mother, hated to see a lazy person ora farm in a dilapidated state. She began to regret her mistake, knowing now that it was Williain she loved and wishing she had married him. Therefore she fell into a state of continual scolding at Rip, which did not im- prove matters any. l He and his dog Wolf would tramp for hours through the woods, to shoot some pigeons. Katinka would scold him so that he took to fleeing from home at the slightest angry tone, thus he consoled himself, until his adventure, which Katinka considered a blessed relief. i 'J. Holmes. '29. 14 NORTHERN LIGHT DARIN G DAN Did he dare?! Could he possibly do it?! Think of the terror and anguish it would cause! f A woman's voice drifted up to him kfrom below in an urgent pleading call. He must hurry! In another moment and it would be too late. NVhy, oh why had he waited so long! Another call from below! He moistened his lips and wrung his hands impatiently. Torn between what he wanted to do and what he should do, he at last made his deci- sion: With steady eye and firm jaw he boldly, shrinkingly, stepped over the side and plunged into his icy morn- ing bath. -H. Burnsj '28, "ONE RAINY DAY" "John Dill, I'll bet you don't even know where the glass that we use was first made-and linen, and steel and melons, and lemons audi" f "Aw, sis, cimon donlt be so mean. Tell me Where they came from. It isn't my fault that I don't know. Nobody ever told mef' The above conversation took place between said John filill and his sister Jane one rainy day as they sat gloomily in the great front parlor trying to think of something to do. "Now, John," said Jane, "I'll give you something to do. I'm not going to tell you where those products came from, but I'll give you a list and you look them up in an encyclo- pediaf' "All right, Jane, I'll do it.', John took the list and Started for the library. Jane was so absorbed in reading "Treasure Island" that she soon forgot all about her brother. In the midst of a very interesting part she felt a tap on her shoulder. Looking up, she saw John standing beside her. "Why, John, you havein't looked all of those up, already, 15 NORTHERN LIGHT have you?" she said. f'You've only been in there about fif- teen minutes." "I thought you'd be too interested in 'Treasure Island' to notice how fast time was flying. I've been in there? two hours," said John. "I've looked up all that was on the list and more, and the answer to all of it is Arabia." "Well," said Jane, "tell me all you know about Arabia and what the Arabians did for the world." "First," said John, "I will tell you about the progress they made in agriculture. I'll bet you never knew that it was the Arabians who first practised irrigation and rotation of crops. They first used fertilizers and they knew how to graft fruits and plants. Some of the agricultural products we get from them are cotton, buckwheat, hemp, flax, sugarcane, rice, coffee, asparagus, artichokes, beans, melons, oranges, lemons, npricots, and plums. Some of the things that they manufac- tured were the famous Cordovan leather, Damascus steel blades, brocades, tapestries, armor, silks, crystal, plate glass, pottery, paper, and metal works." "Well of all thingsf' said Jane. 't0h, but that's only a few of the things they were famous for," said John. "Hr-re are some more." . "They traded with a great many countries, including India, llhina, the East Indies, Africa, Russia, and even the Haltie Lands. They drew maps and made encyclopedias and spheres. They had a great many schools and universities. They had great libraries, containing many thousand manu- scripts, which Christians from all over the world visited. They gave us the Arabic figures which we now use instead oii the clumsy Roman numerals. They had astronomical observ- atories at Bagdad andllamascus and they contributed a few important works to literature, one of which was "A Thousand and One Nights." "lVell, I guess they did enough for the world," said Jane. '4And just think, we never knew most of that before. 'iVe've spent this rainy day well." P. Harmon. '3l. THIMLA DI-IULA Thimla Dhula had left Dublin early that summer. Vlfhere had he gone? This nobody knew, but everyone did know why he had gone. His 'departure was noticed at the time of the bank robbery. In the bank next morning was found a penknife with the engraving ll' NORTHERN LIGHT During the English conquest in India a corps of men was called from Dublin to Delhi. On their arrival one new mem- ber had presented himself. It was Thimla Dhula. He had been there for eight years, serving in the army of the natives. Thimla had changed. Yes, he had become a different man. All traits of his bad character had vanished. He was the same in a few Ways, because he still had his religion, his temper and his red hair. . Two years after his arrival he had married a native woman, and was the father of four red-headed children, the oldest being Namgay. In his home he taught his children the Catholic religion. He also taught them many songs, one being The "Wearing of the Green." When the war broke out Thimla had worn a red coat, the sign of the English army. He was killed in that war. Namgay had followed in the footasteps of his father. He had married a native woman and was the father of four red- headed children. His home was in the same kingdom which was now much smaller. He remembered one word of his fa- ther, "Shun" Namgay knew what it meant. He taught his children the religion of his father. ' There was-one trait that the natives thought would never die out after all the others were gone. This was the Irish temper. Stella Nickerson, ,29. "HOW GOOD YOU ALL HAVE BEEN" When Miss Small has left us To go way down the hall, Charlie gets up and makes believe He 's the teacher of us all. . Then Loomis in a moment Scampers up to Elsie's seat And grabs her pen and pencil And beats a quick retreat. Then Alice whispers to Naomi "How late were you out last night?', And all of us children whisper And call with all our might. 17 NORTHERN LIGHT When the room is all a buzzing And foot-steps come quickly down the hall "Be quick," Charlie shouts to everyone, "I think I hear Miss Smallf' When everything is quiet, The teacher comes walking in. She looks at each of us and says, "How good you all have been." Louise Russell, '31. TWINS Honest, the way I treat n1y brother James, you 'd think I didn't like him. Of course I do. You canlt help liking a brother, especially if he's a twin to you like James is to me. People the only way they can tell us two apart is to compare the cleanness of our faces. 'Dad said he'd be some proud of his twins if I would keep as neat and clean as James. The only time I ever saw James with dirt on his face was once last spring when I got mad and chucked a mud ball in his eye. Why I ain't stretching the truth a bit when I say James washes his face three times a day. Now that's awful. I wash mine just once. One day that twin brother of mi11e even washed his face four times- the day I pitched the mud ball at him. You don 't catch me pampering any old soap and water like that. When a mud ball comes in contact with my face it stays there until Ma sees it. Ma. isn't fair to a fellow. I'd like it a lot better if she'd just let me run a powder puif over my face instead of washing it, like she does hers. Pa is just as bad as Ma. He got my goat, going on about my face like he did, so I told him to shafve his whiskers oii' and look at his own. l know the reason for his going so long without shaving is because ?1e'd have to wash. Well, as I said, he said so much that it made me kind of mad and I didn't wash as I had intended to. The next morning because I hadn't washed even once the day before Ma gave me a terrible scrubbing. VVhen she had rinished and I looked in the mirror I thought sure l was look- ing at James, but just then James went out the door with his hooks slung over his shoulder so I knew 'twas really me in the mirror. I grabbed my books and started after him. I8 NORTHERN LIGHT From start to finish that day no one could tell us two apart except on one occasion. I'm coming to that. Gee, I bet James hopes I never start out to school with such a clean face again. The worst luck I had that day was to have Jimmie Rob- bins, my chum, mistake James for me and discuss some of our secrets with him. Maybe you think as James and I are twins we ought to be chums. We tried that little scheme once and it didn 't work. James has a chum too. Arthur Crawford. Say I wouldn't chum with that sissy any more'n I'd apologize to our red-headed school teacher. Miss Prim. At the very time Jimmie was relating some of our private aEairs to James, I was at Miss Prin1's desk pushing a dead mouse into her ink bottle. IVhen school began James, seeing me occupying his seat, took possession of mine. Miss Prim thought James was l and when he raised his hand to ask her if he might till his fountain pen from the ink on her desk she gave him a suspicious look. James rose and started for the dask. I was so excited I could hardly keep down in my seat. Being doubtful' as to the out- come I was rather uneasy when he reached her desk. After taking the stopper off the ink bottle, James, seeing what he supposed was a piece of black string, took hold of it and pulled it out. That string happened to be the mouse 's tail. Gosh! I never saw anyone more excited than James. He stood there holding that mouse as far from him as he could, his eyes just popping. Miss Prim eyes popped too and jumping upon the desk she began to screech. Gee! 'twas some sight. James walked across the room and opened the window. Say! if he could put the same fling into a ball as he did that mouse he'd make a star player. VVhen he slammed the window down and turned around Miss Prim was facing him. She thought he was I and I'm always the guilty one when anything happens at school. If James had acted more like me she'd have never sus- pected anything. Now, when a teacher starts for me I just stand back and grin at her. If James had done that. things would have gone fine for me, but instead he stood looking at her solemn as an owl. She had just made a leap for him when she sensed some- thing YVI'0Ilg'. She looked at James for a moment, then turned and glared at me. By that look I knew she was wise to it all and I made a leap for the window a little way from mv seat. I cleared the sill and landed en the beaten path just below. 19 NORTHERN LIGHT Without looking back I jumped to my feet and started running across pastures, iields, ploughed grounds and everything. At last I came to the woods and our swimming hole. It wasn't two minutes before I was running out to the end of the diving board we boys had put up. I made a fancy dive, one I had practised on all summer. The water came over me and little fishes played around my feet. Oh, wasn't it a grand and glorious feeling! l'm I10t speaking about what happened the next day. I never like to recall unpleasant memories. Rowena Richardson, '30, THE STORY OF TIM DOOLAN During the year of 1840, or thereabouts, young' Tim Doolan was sailing for India. He had left his home and the routine of the farm for the more adventurous life of a soldier i11 an East Indian regiment. Tim Doolan, like thousands of other lrishmen, was red headed, blue eyed and pugnacious. I would never have writ- ten the story of this common Irishman if he had not married a native girl. This event made his life 0110 of romantic ad- venture. Tim had scarcely reached the shores of India when he began to wish that Irish girls lived in India. instead of the dark-skinned females who inhabited the locality in which Tim wasstationed with his company. They were very odd looking with their dark complexions and heavy jewelry, and they did not appeal to Tim's tastes at all. Abce Xyze was the daughter of a wealthy merchant. The outside world knew very little of her, because she was requir- ed to stay at home practically all the time. She did not know that she was beautiful because no man ls eye except her father's had seen her face. IAbce was eighteen years old, almost old enough for an old maid in India. Most girls in India are mar- ried whcn they are twelve or a little older. Her father loved her very dearlyi and he kept her at home to take her dead motherls place. Okay Mnx, Abce Xyze's father, was transporting some goods into Thibet and asked the Colonel at the post to allow him a military escort for the protection of his caravan. The Colonel ordered Captain Tim Doolan to command the party. During the journey the party was attacked by bandits. There was a fierce iight, with Okay Mnx and Tim in the thickest part 20 NORTHERN LIGHT of the fray. Okay Mnx had the misfortune of being knocked from his saddle, upon which Tim leaped from his horse and stood over him, protecting him from the attacks of the robbers. The soldiers soon drove oif the outlaws after they became aware what was going on in the front of the line. The party was soon organized again and proceeded on its way. Okay Mnx thanked Tim with all his heart and invited him to a great feast when they returned. Okay Mnx entertained wonderfully. He sat at the feast with Tim Doolan on his right. Two other officers of the regi- ment made up the party. After they had eaten, Okay Mnx clapped his hands three times and Abce Xyze came in and began to dance. Her dancing was like a butterfly or a bird gliding over the floor noiselessly. Her dance ended and she came over and bowed before Tim and thanked Tim for rescuing her father. Tim assured her that it was his duty, and she arose, looking at him gratefully. Tim must have felt that this girl was different from any other in India, for as soon as she had gone out he made arrangements for his marriage to Abce Xyze. Okay Mnz agreed because his daughter had fallen in love with the dashing young Captain when she saw him one day through a window. Tim Doolan and his wife lived happily together for many years at the little post. They had a son Nolan Doolan who was five or six years old. The little fellow's hair was as red as his father 's and of course his father was very fond of him. Every day the father would drill his son with an old musket and a helmet. The helmet and the musket became the boy's favorite playthings. One day the post was attacked suddenly by a horde of re- ligious fanatics and most of the inhabitants were slain. iYoung Nolan Doolan was carried oif by the enemy to Thibet. He took his favorite toys with him, the helmet and rifle which helped Rudyard Kipling to indentify him when he was found in Thibet. Rudyard Kipling wrote the story of the finding of Nolan which is very interesting but not nearly so interesting as the story of Tim. f ' J. Watt. '29, 21 NORTHERN LIGHT SKEETER BITES Most poets sing "of wondrous spring," Or heroes of batt1es'11 lights But never before has anyone writ Of them pesky skeeter bites. The skeet himself comes a-buzzin' round Like one of them big violins, And maybe he gits all his folks to come, All his ants and all his kins. Then Mr. Skeeter, he sneaks on you And soon begins to bite, 01' somethun itchy, anyway Afore he takes his flight. And how they itch! O, Lawsy me, And you scratch and squirm And itch and twist all round about Like a wriggly, crawly worm. On fishin' trips they is the wurst For when you got a chub You gotta stop, and lose your fish And scratch like Time-and rub. I've had sore toes, and toothaches, too, Soap in me eyes-and tights, But all of these are nothing To them pesky skeeter bites! -V. B.. '29. ADVENTURE PLUS With my pal, Nerise, on my left and my two terriers, Tim and Mickey Cas Irish as their namesj, on my right, I sat musing over the story I had a few minutes before read aloud. A typi- cal Poe story it was, with its fascinating appeal. There was a long silence in which I saw Nerisel stifle a yawn. The crackling of the birch logs ceased. The coals glowed at a seemingly hazy distance .......... "Nerise," I said, suddenly breaking the stillness, "Let's try that embalming stunt." Seeing the incredulous look upon her face, I added, "Yes, I mean it.', After further conversation and heated argumentation, we agreed that the cards would decide which of us should be the 22 NORTHERN LIGHT victim. A red card would eliminate the holder. Nerise,drew a' heart. So did I, however, I wanted the adventure and T quickly tossed my card into the fire saying, "Well, I'm the goa ." I remember little of the embalming, or the time spent in the casings. It was so very quiet that I must have slept some. However, that holds no interest for you. VVhen I first regained my senses I was rolling in my cas- ings. Then, with a crash, the casings split from top to bottom and I, Marcia Macklin, emerged, unaware of who or what had freed me. . My eyes at once turned instinctively to the sky, out of which came a purring, not unlike a huge cat. There was the strangest contraption I had ever seen, and from it people with suitcases were alighting. I learned it was a branch of the famous intersuburban "IIubnubber-the invention which went equally well on water, in the air, er under the p,'round.'l The company 's slogan was painted on its sides: L'From Fort Fair- field to all points South-by the better, swifter, and surer way." I was amazed and bewildered. Only a rude laugh and the cry, "Rubberneck,,' brought my eyes back to earth. The dress of the people was, of course, strange to meg how- ever, I wondered more at the effeminacy of the dress of men, shoes with three-inch heels, washable print suits of startling' colors and lace hats. Only the bow tie looked familiar. I walked slowly on, my ears burning with self-conscious- ness. Several dogs yapped at my heels. To avoid them I boarded a street car and was told it went into the business district, by way of the residential section. I knew few of the name plates as we passed. X HThe School of Natantl' on the brink of a pond caught my eye. "Is that," I queried, "Hockenhull's Pondll' "Heavens, no!" scorned the motorman, "Thatls Paradise Lake. It will be the largest artificial lake in New England when the new dam is finished." He was quite a talkative chap, yet ignorant, for he knew none of the names I asked of, Barnes, Fitzherbert, Ireland, Towle, Foss, etc. I was disappointed. Nor was even I known or remembered. My fame had been short lived. I was again chagrined, but arriving at the business sec- tion, I became so excited I forgot my grief. The paved streets, the heavy traffic, the air dome, the whirling overhead, the height of the skyscrapers-all made me dizzy. "Ohl to 23 NORTHERN LIGHT be back in the good old days when speed was 55 miles per hour, instead of the terrific pace used noW.' Nevertheless, I still craved adventure and, making my way to the air dome, I purchased a guide-book and a ticket for a trip over the city. The main boulevard stretched like a ribbon from old Stebbinsville to Puddledock, meeting Cosmo- politan Row at Depot Square. The pilot suddenly stopped my view by Wild signaling about a safety belt and a parachute. Then he jumped. Closing my eyes I leaped. ......... . Opening them, I found Nerise laughingly shaking me say- ing, "Sleepy? Come, it's time to retire." V. Buxton, '29. MY FAVORITE SPORT Although I am 110 great athlete, my favorite sport is basketball. I have played this game ever since I have been old and large enough. For the past two years I have been playing on the High School team. Basketball is becoming one of the great sports of this time. .It is one of the fastest, cleanest, and most interesting sports. Today, basketball teams exist in every town and city, large or small. Girls, as Well as boys, are playing the game. Basketball is a sport that will keep the body physically fit. Every muscle and nerve is used to play the game-. 'It teaches the individuals to be good sportsmen, to play the game fairly, and to be good losers as well as good Winners. One who plays basketba.ll gets a good deal more than ac- tual playing out of this sport. He must be a person who can be trusted to keep fit and obey the coach. In other words, he must train and keep physically fit. On the trips out of town the players mingle with other people, see more of the country, and learn how to act While at the hotels. Some of the better and more fortunate teams are able to make large trips to the large tournaments which are held yearly. The educational qualities of such trips are exceptionally great. On the whole, basketball is my favorite sport because of the training which it gives. 'This training is very valuable to one going out into the world. ' P. Burke. '2S. 24 NORTHERN LIGHT School News Department DEBATING This year the second annual debate was held between the three towns of the Bates Debating League: Presque Isle, Cari- bou and Fort Fairfield. The question debated was: Resolved, That all loans made by the United States during the World War, previous to the Armistice, to her associate nations should be cancelled. As the schedule of debates is changed each year, this year the affirmative debated Caribou at Fort Fairfield and the neg- ative debated Presque Isle at Presque Isle. The debaters spent six weeks of hard work in preparation for this debate, and under the supervision of Mrs. Guild and Mr. Guild, who gave most valuable aid, and the oratorical training of Mr. Bradley, an efficient team was developed. 'Although the de- bate took much time from our other studies, since we held practice debates during the last two weeks before the main debate, we feel that it was entirely worth the time and labor put into it. The affirmative team, consisting of Harold and George Bryant as speakers, with Ruth Cohen as alternate, won the decision of the judges by a unanimous vote, after a fine exhi- bition of skill. Harold Bryant was chosen best speaker. The negative team, composed of Rommy Haines and Herbert Murphy as speakers, with Donald van Vliet as alter- nate, lost the decision to Presque Isle, although they made ia creditable showing. Presque Isle also won over Caribou's affirmative at Cari- bou and is entitled to send her teams to Bates. Although we did not send our teams to Bates, still we do not feel that all has been lost, for next year the teams will be composed of vet- erans who will, we hope, make a better showing. On Tuesday evening, April 10th, the debaters were the guests of the Rotary Club and, after supper, furnished enter- tainment by giving the main arguments of the debate. We wish to thank the Rotary Club for their kind invitation. 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The work of this department in the school IS steadily gaining in importance, and it is what one might call a growing department. Each year many enterprises are un- dertaken a11d more and more are successfully finished. lt no longer has a minor part in school activities. It also has as- sumed a g'reat deal of influence on the country life of the farm boy and is doing much to stop these enterprising young farm- ers from leaving the farm lands for the towns and cities. Each year it not only takes a course in specialized pota- to-growing but also takes up crops that it is possible to grow here. This stimulates new projects each year and will, no doubt, have a great deal to do with the ideals of the Aroostook farmer-to-be. 7 During the summer, each member of the Smith-Hughes class is required to take over a so-called project. This project may be a plot of potatoes to be certified, it may be table stock, it may be any other kind of project, in chickens, in cattle or hogsg but in each project the pupil is required to keep ai care- ful account of all expenses and receipts having to do with the working of his project. He keeps this in a notebook where it is first looked over by the instructor and then sent to the State department to be checked. The year of 1926-27 saw fifty scholars enrolled in. the Smith-Hughes class, but this school year only forty-five are en- rolled, most of Whom have a direct contact with some farm life. This year there are sixteen freshmen, eighteen sophomores and juniors and eleven seniors. These students have nearly all completed the required course of study for the present year. Many outside activities have been successfully entered in- to. The cattle judging team representing the High School competed against six other High Schools of Aroostook county at the annual Northern Maine Fair which was held at Presque Isle September 6, 7 and 8. The members of this team were Harold Bryant, Vaughn Cogswell and Rommy Haines. Harold Bryant won second place at the contestg Rommy Haines fourth. The one new man, Vaughn Cogswell, took the place of Paul Findlen. The team won fourth place in the contest in which NVashburn High School won first honors. This same team went to Bangor Fair to compete for the championship of the State. They stood eighth against fifteen, agricultural High Schools of the State. 27 NORTHERN LIGHT 'The potato-judging team composed of George Hockenhull, George Haines, and Rommy Haines won the cup offered by the Northern Maine Fair Association, competing with the live other schools in our county. The team of Fort Fairfield has won this cup for three con- secutive years. Rommy Haines enjoys the distinction of hav- ing been on the team for three successive years. Not Ollly have the boys of this class stood highest in po- tato-judging, but they have also won their share of the prizes offered for the best potato exhibits. The class can not only demonstrate their knowledge but can also prove its practical value. The total amount of prizes won at Presque Isle by this class last fall amounted to two hundred fifty dollars. The annual potato exhibit of Fort Fairfield High School opened with one of the finest displays ever shown here. The thirty dollars in prizes were donated by the two banks of this town. We greatly appreciate their interest in this depart- ment, and our members responded with a very fine exhibit. A Week later the exhibit was moved to the window of L. K. Cary's store. It remained there for three days and many towns- people had an opportunity to view some of Aroostook's best potatoes. The Agricultural Department is always glad to welcome visitors and appreciates suggestions that will help to make our course one of greater service to the people of our town. V R. Haines, '28. A MUSIC IN THE SCHOOLS The school feels that we have done much more with our music this year than any year previous. We expect to do a great deal more, with the help of our town. A sum of money has been raised for the purpose of music in the school, which includes a music teaeher's salary. We already have established a boys' and girls' glee club, which we feel has shown a vast improvement under the skilled leadership of Mrs. Crouse. The glee cl11b has furnished very nice music in chapel at morning exercises, and is planning to take part in the program of the Junior Musical which will be held May 16. We are also very proud of our orchestra, which is direct- ed by Mrs. Crouse and is improving rapidly. The orchestra has furnished very delightful music at some of the basketball games of the winter season, at social functions 28 FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA NORTHERN LIGHT given at the Public Library, their presence being requested by the. Philomathian Clubg and at morning exercises in the audi- torium on special occasions. We Were very pleased to have with us one morning a trio that entertained us with a beautiful program. The members of the trioi were: Mr. XVhipple, fluteg Miss Edna Knowles, violin, and Mrs. Kathleen Kilburn, piano. The program was very appropriate, consisting of music typical of different countries. Mr. Whipple, leader of the Boys' band, has been training members of the band at different periods of the schoz-l hours. He formed a saxophone quintette, also a brass quartette, both rendering very excellent music at Junior Exhibition. ' M. Peterson, '30. THE FRENCH CLUB For the first time in its history, the French department of -our High School attempted a French Ulub this year. The idea met with much enthusiasm among the French students. The club was formed under the direction of our popular French teacher, Miss Leona DeBeck. Senior French students must have an average of 85 per cent or above in order to join, While for juniors the requirement is an average of 90 per cent or above. There are nineteen senior members and tive junior mem- bers, making a total ef twenty-four members. The otficers for this year Were: President, Mary Kearneyg Vice President, Doris Webber, Secretary-Treasurer, Gertrude Bradley. The president was appointed by Miss Delieek, but the others were chosen by the charter members at the first business meeting. At first it was voted to have the club meet every Monday night and pay fees of tive cents per week, but later this ar- rangement was dispensed with and it was decided more prac- tical to pay fifty cent on joining the club and to meet every two weeks, having' business meetings alternate with the social gatherings. The only public activity of the French Club was the pro- viding rf a handkerchief booth for the school fair. lt was decorated in red, white and blue, the club c lors, and the sales' girls talked French to the customers. The proceeds were turned over to the Athletic Association. The most important social event of the club was its first 30 NORTHERN LIGHT initiation. The ceremony was followed by a French play, "Cinderellon,,' given for the initiates by the members of the club. The plot of the play was similar to the old, but never- theless beloved, fairy story, Cinderella, modernized with a few French touches and modern scenery and costumes. The club entertained the initiates further by taking them to the movie, "Ben Hurf' The club attended in a. body, and the initiates were guests of honor. The last business meeting was held to elect the officers for the coming year. The club also decided to present a set of attractive, colored wall pictures to the French room of Fort Fairfield High School. These pictures are to be used to aid in teaching French. The last social event of the club was a11 entertainment given by the initiates in honor of the charter miinbers. The fate of the French Club was at first doubtful, but we believe it has been a success, and hope it will continue success- fully in the coming years. M. L. K., '28. THE JUNIOR EXHIBITION On Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, February 28 and 29, 19218, the class rf 1929 presented an excellent exhibition in the High School auditorium to an interested and enthu- siastic audience. The class, fifty-five in number, was mar- shaled in by Solomon C. LeVasseur, to the strains of a march played by Miss Thelma Murphy, '28, The stage, depicting an old-fashioned garden, was artis- tically decorated with an evergreen hedge and arch, rustic benches, crepe paper holly-hocks, California poppies, and bachelor-buttons, in the class colors, blue and gold. The dec- orating committee, Percy Todd, NVilliam Conant, Marion Ire- land, Mary LaPointe, and Emma Dolley, co-operated with Miss French to give the stage a most pleasing aspect. The speakers the first night were: Reta A. Palmer. Dell Johnston, Marion Parker, George Bryant, Marguerite B. Grant, Albert E. Smith, Sylvia M. VVright, Mary E. Hacker, Linus Schwartz, Stella Nickerson, Mary LaPointe, Cecil L. Cronkite and Violet L. Buxton. The secrnd night speakers numbered twelve and con- sisted of: Louise E. Conant, Carl C. Ireland, Isabelle Burke, Alice M. Perrier, Thcmas -I. Findlen, Henrietta. L. Malcolm, Marion A. Ireland, Donald E. Taylor, Alta L. Fitgzherbert 31 'NORTHERN LIGHT and Charles Towle. The program was interspersed with va- rious musical selections, skilfully arranged by a committee consisting of Donald Partridge, Reta Palmer and Dell John- ston. After the second night's program Rev. van Vliet an- nounced the prize winners. Mrs. Alma T. Bird and Mrs. Frances Tracy also acted in the capacity of judges. The first prizes of' 355.00 each were presented to Violet Buxton and Charles Towle for their interpretation' of t'The Perfect Tributel' and "A Leak in the Dyke," respectively. Sylvia Wright received second prize for girls, 32.50, for her humorous and well-presented sketch, "Aunt Melissey on Boys," while Linus Schwartz carried away the corresponding prize Cas well as his hearersj with 'KPenrod's lietterfi Alice Rediker, Stella Nickerson, Mary La.Pointe, Donald Taylor, Albert Smith and Donald Thibodeau received hon:-rable men- tion for girls and boys, respectively. All the speakers did themselves and the class justice, showing careful coaching and studying. The class owes much of its success to the faculty for their untiring etiimris augl also much to our capable class pre sident, George Bryant. V. Buxton, '29, COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT A course that is rf much value to the students and of great interest to the townspeople today is the Commercial Course. lt is becoming more and more popular. Twenty-two students are taking the course this year, eleven Seniors and eleven Juniors. The f'onnnereial room is fitted with many up-to-date office appliances, adding machine, ditto machine, typewriter, filing cabinets, paper cutters, etc. The office practice in class- ro m work can be carried out to a certain extent with these different machines. Many awardei in the typewriting department have been received by both classes this year, consisting of pins and eer- tificates. Audrey lreland proved the champion typist in the Senior Class and Reta Palmer in the Junior. Early in the fall, Miss Stairs, Commercial Teacher, organ- ized a Commercial Club. Twenty Juniors and Seniors joined. The officers were elected for the school year, and certain by- laws were drawn up by the President, Audrey Ireland, and the 32 NORTHERN LIGHT Executive Committee, Madeline Fay, Annie Tracy a11d Alice Rediker. The club meets every two weeks on Thursdays. Dues of tive cents each are charged each member. Beginning next year, Business Arithmetic will be taught the Sophomore year instead of the Junior, and Bookkeeping two consecutive years, Junior and Senior, instead of the Soph- omore and S-enior years, as formerly. We hope the underclassmen will take as deep interest in this course as there has been for the past six years. C. M. H., '28, AGKNOWLEDGMENT At this time, in behalf of the Editorial Board, I wish to express my appreciation to the members of the Commercial Department, for the work that they have done in typing the copies for our paper. D. Wiebber, '28. FRESHIVULN' RECEPTION On Friday evening, October twenty-first, a reception was given to the Class of 1931 by the Seniors. At 7:30 the Fresh- me11 gathered in their home rooms, where they were adorned with green crepe paper. At 7:45 they marched downstairs to the gymnasium, where the upper classmen, faculty, and guests had assembled to witness the stunts. These stunts, which were short and snappy, were said by some to be the most original that they had ever seen at a Freshman Reception. I am sure that they were enjoyed by everyone, even the victims. After the stunts were completed, there was an intermis- sion, during which, refreshments of apple pie, pumpkin pie, ice cream, and punch were served. lmmediately following intermission, there was a dance, excellent music being furnished by the Venetian Romancers. D. Webber. '28. PEN MANSHIP Penmanship, for a good many years, has received con- siderable attention in our High School. In college, normal school or business school our graduates have been especially noted for their excellence in this most useful art. ln competition with other schools we have always won first place. ' 33 NORTHERN LIGHT Of the one thousand or more schools which the A. N. Palmer Company list each year as receiving diplomas for pen- manship, F. F. H. S. stands well up in the list. During the past year, because of the enthusiasm of our new principal, Mr. Fuller, and also because of the greater amount of time at the disposal of ou11, penmanship teacher, Mr. Bradley, penmanship has been made an outstanding feature of OIII' school work. To assist him in the work, Mr. Bradley selected some of the best penmen in the school to visit the various rooms and work with the students. The list of student-teachers is as follows: Ceneath Boulier, Gertrude Bradley, Madeleine Fay, Maxine Goucher, Harriet Haines, Louise Hagerman, Audrey lreland, Mary Kearney, Thelma Murphy, Annie Tracy and Helen Towle. Up to the present, twenty-seven students have received the A.. N. Palmer certificate this year, and about fifteen more are expecting to hear the welcome news that they have "passed" the test. Not less than forty diplomas this year' is the goal Mr. Bradley has set for the school. G. T. B.. '28. THE SCHOOL FAIR The first school fair ever held in this town took place December 16, 1928. 3Preparations for the fair were characterized by the great- est enthusiasm on the part of all-both teachers, and students -and what a fine time everyone had! The chairmen of the various committees were: Senior Class, Thelma Murphy, Medford Locke and George Haines, Junior Class, Mary Hacker, Eloise Young, Charlie Towle, Violet Buxton and George Bryantg Sophomore Class, Herbert Murphy, Muriel Peterson and Ruth White, Freshman Class, Edith Reynolds. Arline Cyr and Mary Bridges. In the evening the play, "Please Stand By," was pre- sented by a group of students who did themselves and the school great credit by their fine lntrpretation of the various parts. The net proceeds ofthe fair were 35139.18 We hope to sie the school fair become an annual event. G. T. B.. '28 34 NORTHERN LIGHT Senior Class Department CLASS NEWS Early in the year spelling was started. The 1928 class average lor the year is 98.6 per cent, winning for the Senior Class the permanent possessicin of the Review Spelling Cup. In the month of March a class' meeting was held and the Seniors voted to have caps and gowns for their graduation, but instead of the regular graduation exercises they chose a pageant entitled, 'tThe Gatewayf, The Senior Class occupies two rooms of this building, room 24 and roorn 27. The Senior boys and girls who have received the highest average for their four years, work were selected to represent the class of 1928 in the pageant and also in the play, t'1Vhen a Feller Needs a Friend." It happens this year that four of the five regular basket- ball players are Seniors. Although this will be a great loss to the team, they are able to overcome it by the fine number of substitutes which they have on hand. Giggey, the brilliant forward, has twice received the honor of being an UAH- Maine Forwailglf' Harold Bryant is a public speaker, class -president, de- bater, potato-judger, actor, in fact the whole Senior Class. Lester McKinney is the manager of the baseball team. Medford Locke is captain of the baseball team. Louis Ayoob was elected captain of next year's basket- ball team. Verna Brayall is thinking very seriously of teaching Latin. Gordon Johnson's secret ambition is to go to Switzerland to teach the natives how to ski. On April 10th a class meeting was held in room 24, in which the Senirr Class voted to have a group picture: to have the class roll on the program, instead of on the invita- tions: also to have the envelopes for the invitations lined with the class colorsg and a committee was appointed to look after the commencement ball. All the graduation pictures are the same size and all have the same frames. Over thirty girls have received the American Penman Certificate of Proficiency in their penmanship. This diploma will be presented to them on the night of their graduation. 35 NORTHERN LlGHT The following girls have received honors in tl1eir coni- mercial Work: Eloise Haines, Annie Tracy, Constance Higgins, Harriet Haines, Margaret Parks, Pauline Smith and Ueneath Boulier. Many of the Seniors have already selected their college or normal school. The total enrollment for the Senior Class IS twenty-tour boys and thirty-eight girls. We halve come to the end of our Senior year, Its memories we'll cherish long, Our standards true we have lived up to, For the best we lhave e'er been strong. Our friendships here we will hold most dear, To our pals we will e'er be true. Dear Seniors, now that the parting comes, We must bid farewell to you. Alice Osborne. '28. SENIOR PLAY On Weclnestlay and Thursday evenings, May 2 and 'l, was given the Senior play entitled, "VVhen a Feller Needs a Friend. " The beginning of the first act found Tom Denker and Bob Mills living in a bare tenement with soap boxes for chairs and stealing the dog's milk and the parrot is cracker to keep from going hungry. Tom receives a letter from his uncle and one from his aunt, stating that they were coming to New York to visit him. The aunt was accompanied by her ward Elaine Lynne. Aunt Alice thinks Tom is married' and also thinks that Elaine is married. The end of the third act finds Toni married to Elaine, Uncle Will married to Aunt Alice. and Liz married to Bing, her steady. Mrs. Reese is a very prominent character, lamenting over her dead Ahenobarbus, who was her first husband. Jerry who had just returned from "over there" helped them out of their troubles more than once. The east of characters is as follows :- Themas Denker. an artist ...... Bob Mills. a writer ........ -lerry Smith ............. . Mrs. Reese. Tom's landlord . . . . . 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'38 W-28,05 w 23:2 is ig I P255 mggwggii' :ES 833 S4 - 'P' Sismsg ' gi 5 ggggugs.. z Eicha. :CD Cvdgs.. :Balm 4,::q9s..w'.. ww'-. 5.or:sD-vcsg 'gn iwxggg 'mn- Eg cd: :Eng gamma : Q gxwmig Efg E3 :Siam : O 3501526 Q S- Sw ' SMQSBQ 'CQ :A 55.21 Q 25252 Q SESS-E ,. GEQQS wi 'Q EDS 2, O Q Q . NORTHERN LIGHT SENIOR CLASS PERSONALITIES "Louie," the fellow with the loud laugh and voice. He uses botl1 of 'eu1, too. "Louie'l proposes fewer and less dif- ticult courses, and more and better-looking teachers. Marilla sure can fling a mean pen-just look at some of the cuts. "Meb" is also famous for her slimness, her ability to dance, her French translations and-Oh, yes, "Patil Ethel drives an Essex, a rcd horse, and Hazel some of the time. The much-talked-of sisterly love is self-evident in this case because for four years they have driven through sun and rain together, as happy as two larks. We understand a man has appeared on the horizon. Which shall wi11 him? Shall mere man come between sisters? We shall watch develop- ments of the case with interest. 'tBig Boyi' is our truly big! boy. He is a heavy and a heavy dater, especially with an alumnae. On the floor "Beck" stars i11 basketball and dancing. He has a million-dollar smile. That's what gets 'em. Benjamin-Oh! the boy upon Whom all maidens from Puddledock to Steveneville smile wistfully or otherwise. "Bennie" is a real sheik and a real manager. He kept the basketball team Cincluding Mr. Carterj out of trouble the whole season. Ivan is still mere youth, but in spite of his immaturity Cphysical, etc.j we are hoping Bodge will soon grow up. "Bing" keeps his nose to the grindstone and grinds out good rank,-first boy on the honor roll. Oh, my! won't mamma be pleased? "Did you get your trial balance?" UNO?" "O, that's e-a-s-yi" It would be for Oeneath. This is part of the most famous dialogue in the Senior cloak roomg none other than Ceneath speaking to anyone Who will listen. She is our fa- mous penman, too. Gertrude is a real scholar and a real brick. She has brains and is always willing to lend them. Her rank card must be a most pleasing present to her folks. We are proud of it and her. Verna is another student. She fairly craves Latin, as dead as it is. Verna is far from dead, however, and we won- der if the press of social affairs will ever interfere with her studies. Verna has system though: she'll keep them straight. "Jo"-the quiet lady-like girl from room 27. In our play, she takes the role of the loving, though dignified, aunt in a. most commendable manner. Tn addition "Jo" has a real 40 NORTHERN LIGHT motherly instinct and looks after all our little Senior boys with an anxious air. In 4'Deacon" Ceven his best friends call him thatj we see the sad spectacle of a Boy Scout gone wrong. Formerly, Har- old was the pride and joy of Maplegrove. Since those dear, dead days he has had two outstanding hobbies, oratory and er,-heart-smashing. No matter how much Wendell is kidded about his school- girl complexion, we are inclined to think it is the real thing. He's very good-looking anyway. Vtfendell is never diiicult to please, always amiable, but a bit noisy UD. Adelaide is a beautiful skater and surely shines during the skating season. Her fame does not decrease as the ice disappears for Adelaide drives both a Buick and Studebaker. At least, she attempts the intricate mechanism of the "Stude." Ask George! he knows. Percy belongs with a very few others to the fast decreas- ing group of t'he" men with satisfying manners. He knows when, and when not, to bluff it, though believe me! on a bas- ketball Hoor he 's the real thing- an athlete, scholar, gentle- man, and friend. "Tense', can't take anything for granted-not even "Murph," Her greatest failing is asking questions. VVhy? Why? Vtfhy? That's the only' way to get satisfaction and "Tense" we understand gets it. Her cheery smile and even temperament are enviable. "Sis! Boom!" When you hear this, you know our easy- going sheik from the syndicate is on deck doing his bit to bring another victory for dear old F. F. H. S. We'l1 miss you, "Bob,,' and also your bit. Vaughan is among the delegation from Maplegrove and is a pretty fair sample of its wit, studiousness, good humor and likableness. Vaughan believes in law and order. Just peek in his desk, if you don't believe it. 'Madeline is also from Maplegrove way. Funny how the clan sticks together, eh? Madeline's giggle has made her fa- mous. Second only to this fame is that of her basketball abil- ity. She was invaluable to the girl's team. "Liz" is a high ranker from Limestone Way. She belongs to the Commercial Clique and, we understand, will make an A-1 stenog. We can't find out for ourselves as HLiz" isn't talkative. ' "Sally" is the least troubled and rudled of our cute Sen- iors. She loves to act, sing and dance. The only thing, choir 41 NORTHERN LIGHT rehearsals areg apt to conflict with the dances or vice-versa. "Sally" is always happy and makes the rest of us so. Clarence has learned to toot his own horn. He has been an important factor in the orchestra, as well as in the Boys' Band. We are wondering just how soon he intends to join Sousa's. 4 The 5 and 10 cents stores seem to be Madeline 's favorite haunts. She can't seem to keep away from them. NVe wonder why? After school and on Saturdays Madeline waits 011 us with her sunny smile. Her sense of humor is shown by her choice of jokes in her department. Marion is just about the whole 4-H Club. Clever with her needle? Oh my, yes! Marion gets a free trip to Spring- field every fall. Her highest ambition is to go to Maine with Paul. Marion knows two-thirds of the Maine men now. CShe fairly studies the cataloguej. 'tPete" is impossible, simply impossible. He has a pull with all the women teachers. "He,s such a nice boy, you know." He is, we'll admit. "Poten is famous for his origi- nality. lt's incomparable. "Jelly" is unfathomable. We wonder what goes on be- hind his stoic mask. When he and Percy get together the result of their conference is unknown to most of us, but we can bet it has something to do with teasing Annie. Vavel, our ace, has made a letter in practically every- thing and is a true Carter-man. He is a whirlwind o11 the basketball court and has certainly done his bit for his Alma Mater. His name and fame will be long lived. Even now some pessimist wails, "What are we going to do without Giggey?" "Max" has inet more people during her four years in High than the most of us. She knows all the basketball play- ers in the country, but just now her interest is centered on the A. C. l. center. Maxine sings and dances with equal grace. "Jed" is about the handiest man around. He manages plays, mixes punch at the dances, and runs a free taxi when the season Cand Fatherj permit. We wonder why: he is so ready to help at dances when a certain "Miss" is on the com- mittee. Louise has chosen her career wisely, we believe. She will make a fine teacher, yet we think her school will have its share of Friday night dances. Her proficiency as a penman is para- mount. Elouise has self-confidence and perseverance, two good 42 NORTHERN LIGHT qualities. She practises both in her school Work and has shown us they help make success. We are wondering what the attraction at the Grange dances is. George, the bashful boy from the Haines Colony. We don't see why he, with his good looks, should be so shy. His manner is certainly shy, but we disagree with his statement that he is the only bachelor in room 24. A quiet, charming maid is "Hattie,l' who simply loves to tickle the ivories, and we love to hear her. A sunny smile and happy disposition make her famous. Debater, prize speaker, actor, athlete,-anything and everything is Rommy, and just look at his rank! Great, uh? Being girl shy, Weill give Rommy the responsibility of look- ing out for George. Bet he can do it, too. We don't know much about 4'Eddie.', He has been so quiet since he entered High. NVe can say he likes to dance and can wield a wicked bow. He surely loves his fiddle. 4'Little boys should be seen and not heard." That's what Wendell L. seems to believe. Perhaps it's because the rest of us talk so much he doesn't get a chance to put in a word. Wen- dell has been known to laugh aloud twice in his four years here but never before ladies. He is much too shy. 'tMed" is the third member of the triumvirate. He, "Duke" and t'BennieH lend much noise to the class room and forecast the latest styles, besides introducing the latest dance steps. "Med,' has, at times, a worried look. Perhaps he is thinking he should have worn suit number eight or tie number eighty-six with his plus fours. 'LMS-d" is also a letter man. t'Les,'l we hear, keeps the mail-man at A. S. N. S. busy. He is a bold athlete and has made letters in basketball and baseball. "Les" had a. corking time at Chicago and was bold enough to dare to go bargain-hunting in that notorious place. Marion is a fiddler of no mean ability. She is continually before the public eye because she plays in so many orchestras. Marion also goes to the Baptist choir rehearsals. We Wonder if she really sings or just why she is so interested. A most capable girl is Thelma. She plays piano, is a good actress, and is on about every committee the class happens to have. She manages everything beautifully, too. We Wonder why she changed boarding houses. Alice is one of the clever, popular girls of the class. Noth- ing ever bothers 4'Bud" because she doesn't let it. Nothing? We beg pardon. Have you ever Watched her comb her hair? 43 NORTHERN LIGHT It takes four ll1lIll1iCS and lifty-nine seconds to do it. That is why she always looks so 11ice. "Marg curly locks a1'e the envy of the class. "Gentle- men prefer blondes." Uharlie does, anyway. Margaret pre- fers an Essex to all other buses. VVith all her social affairs, she has time to give us her rich, rare C21 smiles occasionally. Frank is another of the little Senior boys. He has never grown up, yet he seems quite capable of taking care of l1i1n- self. Pearce is a born arguer. Just ask Mrs. Guild. "Dede" is a peach. We've realized that fact more each year. She is "Dodo's self-appointed guardian, and protects Doris from U Dot" J. 's everlasting teasing. "lJede" is also a member of Mrs. Crouse's aggregation and her sweet voice is well known in Glee Club work. Alfred drives a truck, a Ford truck. Otherwise he makes almost no disturbance around here. ln French class he is incomparable. He is Miss lJeHeek's outstanding male stu- dent. lieanna. is the older Smith sister. She is capable, neat as a pin, and is almost noiseless around the corridors. Leanna is always ready to laugh though, and enjoys listening to as Well as telling jokes with the Commercial clique. Hark! we hear wedding bells. Do wc, Muriel? Muriel came from Houlton in her Junior year. She immediately captivated us by her ready smile. She has been one of our sunny members, when she was with us, which was when she Wasn't at Parkhurst. Pauline is a rascal! She seems to be a confirmed victim of the vice of teasing, along with "Kirk'l a.nd her other pals. Pauline differs from big sister in that she is less quiet. We always know the "Bun"'is around. Gladys is our famous walker. Each morning she comes from Stebbinsg futhermore she has a marvelous attendance record. Gladys is at joker Cin fact most of us arel and a ready laugher. The guest of house parties at Greenridge is "Gert" Har- mon. Donit we envy her? She is very close-mouthed about them. though. We want to know all about them. "Gert" goes to Maine in the fall. CAlumni take noticei. Efficiency! Thatls "Connie's" middle name. She is noted for her shorthand ability and her love for her teachers. "Connie" gets along with everybody, and that's a lot. "Quiet Without being reserved, amiable and charming." There you have Dot H's virtues summed up in a very few 44 E J. sm? I as- F W N Q 5 Q M1 as E E EE 5 14 E HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CLASS NORTHERN LIGHT words. A. S. N. S. is surely lucky to get "Dot."' NVe're sorry to lose her. "Hocky" is speed king. He guarantees to get more out of his "Stude" than anyone else around. He offers Adelaide as a Witness. George is known also for his friendliness and his red hair. Doris H. is quite unconscious of the dizzy whirl about her, but goes steadily on her own way. Good, little, plodding Dot is one of our high rankers. We know success is right ahead. Another efficient young lady is Audrey. She sits in the presidents chair at Commercial Club meetings and is just a mother to Carl and Marion five of the seven days a week. Determination is one of Audreyki assets. "Dot" J. is a sort of necessary nuisance. Necessary be- cause we couldn't get along without her. Nuisance because she is a tease. "Dot" keeps everything lively by her quick wit, and her laugh is as genuine as her giggle. VVe like her. t'Dude," the boy who always wins his arguments ,because he talks so loud no one else can be heard. Famous for his acting ability. The girls just love to play opposite him. Marie est la President du Circle Francais. She can speak French like a native. Miss Kearney is one of the few dignified Seniors. We admire and respect her. The merry twinkle in "Kirk,s eye shows us that she really is mischievous. We are quite aware of the fact. for many of us are victims of her teasing. Helen is most amiable and friendly, too. Shy, shrinking, steady "Sherm." He is as reliable as a national bank. Some of us do not know his outstanding ability, but we can say t'Sherm" promises to show it to us on the baseball diamond. Annie is our greatest joy, Sometimes forwardg sometimes coyg Wiriscume, lovely, and real clever, lMay our friendship never sever. We 'd all like to be as sensible, dependable and fun-loving as Helen. Helen held down the position of guard on the girls' team this season in a very creditable manner. She is wont to ride in "Jed's" Hudson during the summer. Hllodon is our proof that all beauty is not dumb. Doris' smile is superb and her' complexion eoual to that of a soap Had." She is a student in all senses of the word. Onlv after seeing a Ricker catalogue did Doris decide to go there. VVe wonder why? 46 NORTHERN LIGHT Class News JUNIOR CLASS NEWS The class cf '29 has always had the reputation of being a very newsy class. I'm sure our class news is very original and interesting because the students have a jolly reputation. Qur class has a wide representation in every branch of ac- tivity. In scholarship our fast players on the typewriters are Reta Palmer, Alice Rediker, Marion Ireland, Linus Schwartz and Irene Cyr. They have respectively received the following awards: Bronze Pin, Certificate, Certificate, Certificate and Certificate. In spelling our class has had for the year the astounding average of 96.5. Note with awe! Those receiving the Palmer' Certificate up to date are Reta Palmer and Mary LaPointe. In athletics our class is also well represented. VVe have in our class Ralph Everett and Charlie Towle, whom wc are counting on next year to win us the Basketball State' Cham- pionship, or, so to speak, to bring home the bacon. In girls' basketball we have Alice Perrier, Captain 1928-29, and Hen- rietta Malcolm. G-o to it, you two! You know it can be done -maybe. We can not forget the tennis tournament. Of the eight tennis cups awarded, three were presented to members of room 21. The trophies were awarded to the following. Eloise Young, winner girls' singles, Albert Smith, 'member of winning boys' doubles team, Eloise Young, member of winning mixed-doubles team. In track We hope to see some of our boys get going. As for baseball, Carl Ireland assures us that welre going to sec something, if-we look. The Junior Class has contributed more entertainments to its members and the student body than any other class, naturally. One of the high lights of the year was the Junior entertainment and dance. The entertainment took place before the dance. ' Those participating in the entertainment were: Donald Partridge, Albert Smith, Solomon LeVasseur, Stella Leavitt, Eloise Young, Violet Buxton, George Bryant, John Watt, Henrietta Malcolm and Alice Perrier. After the entertainment the dance took place in the gymnasium. Each dance represented a month of the year. Many of the attrac- 47 NORTHERN LIGHT tions were very unique. For the last dance, December, we had a fat, white, old snow-man, sitting in the middle of the gym., viewing tl1e various activities with an abstracted grin. This apparatus was the product of much of George Bryant's time. The month of the snow-man was certainly symbolic of the time George spent smearing it and borrowing red ink. The ingenuity of the Junior Class is very superior to that of the other classes, oh sure, in room 21 Miss Goodhue, our supervisor, suggested that we name our home room, have certain rules, appoint monitors, desk inspectors, committees, etc.' Many names were suggested but "The Roost" seemed to be the favorite. Now a Wise, white, weather-beaten, moth- eaten, glass-eyed owl Qstuffedj looks down from his roost on the virtuous, noisy, and brainy Juniors. CMary Hacker found the owl under her bed.D We have Hooters who contribute news to the "Review." The Hooters for the year have been John NVatt and Henrietta Malcolm. The Friday before Christmas rooms 21 and 20 each had Christmas trees. ln room 21 each person received a present with a verse on it, which was read to the discomfort of the receiver of the present and to the great delight of the rest of the students. Some of the attempts at writing those verses were very pathetic, but l'm sure that some of our Juniors, such as Ralph Everett, Maxine Foss, Tom Findlen and Mary Hacker, will some day write verse legends equal to those of Poe and Bryant. Our class odicers are: George Bryant, President, Dell Johnston, Vice President, and Reta Palmer, Secretary and Treasurer. E. Young. '20, SOPHOMORE CLASS NEWS The 12th of September 53 students entered the Sopho- more Class. During the year two girls left school and one boy entered. Nine students have had a perfect attendance for the first two terms cf school. The Sophomore Class has done creditable work in spell- ing this year, losing the spelling cup only by five-tenths of une per cent. It had an average of 97.35 per cent for the year. One Friday morning in the fall term the Sophomore Latin Pla is presented a play entitled t'Medicus,'l or "The Doctor," in the auditorium. Ruth Cohen gave the cast of characters 48 NORTHERN LIGHT and an outline of the play, which was given in Latin. The cast of characters was as follows :-- Titus, a Roman boy, 12 years old .. .. Herbert Murphy Octavia, the mother of Titus .............. Ruth Beckwith Lucius ............................... Louis Johnson twin brothers of Titus, 7 years old Publius .............................. Paul LeVasseur The doctor ............................ Kenneth Nichols The scene was in the bedroom of the three boys early in the morning. Under the-direction of Miss Muriel DeBeck, the amateur actors did very Well. In honor of the birthdays of' Lincoln and Wa.shington the Sophomores had a program in the auditorium for the Juniors. Many good speeches were given in memory of both men. In the fall term the 'class came together to elect their officers. They are as follows :- President-Kenneth Nichols Vice President-Ruth Beckwith Secretary-Ruth White Treasurer-Selwood Knight Later the Class held a meeting to choose a class ring. After some discussion a very pretty one was selected. It is of bright gold with a square top on which is a shield. The class numerals, 1930, are on the band of the ring. With the coming of the School Flair, it was necessary to choose some class colors. The attractive ones. old rose and silver gray, were decided upon without much discussion. The Sophomore English department is planning to have a debate in the auditorium in a short time. They will debate the question, Resolved, That the proposed program for naval expansion should be carried out. Herbert Murphy, Maurice Green, Kenneth Nichols, Donald van Vliet, Lewis Cyr and Ruth Cohen are the students to take part in it. R. Cohen, '30. 49 NORTHERN LIGHT THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE CLASS OF '30 Almon is our class druggist. He manages to supply the class with confectionery. "Bobby" doesn 't take much interest in school. We wonder what he does for a pastime. Cecilia is our basketball star. We wonder why she likes to play in Caribou? not to sing. Oh, no. Claire has broken many hearts, but Frank seems to be the lucky boy. Donald Leith is so quiet and reserved that he w:'n't recite in class. . Delia is our silent member but ............ Donald V. will always be ready to give information when such words as tic douloureux, juxtaposition, and dance are mentioned. Edward Dorsey seems to have lived through this year with- out being captured. Everybody busy? Edward P. 's favorite study is Latin. VVe expect the future generations to be reading some of his works. Elizabeth has started her stage career, but Maurice is first in her thoughts now. Frederick is certainly a good mathematician but he doesn't like to debate. Faye appears to be bashful but she will make a good Wife for someone. George is our prospective football player. Once a month Bud finds time to come to sch' ol, but only to sec Josette. A Harold J., our prominent Pontiac salesman, would be glad to demonstrate all the merits of his car. Honor studies hard and we all kn'w she will succeed some day. Harold N. still believes the moon is made of green cheese. Herbert stars in basketball, baseball, debating, and is joke editor but, in spite of all this, he finds time to see H32- tense. Helen is a good artist, but she is rather quiet. John dreams so much of the woods that he doesn't find much time for study. 50 NORTHERN LIGHT Joseph is sure to be a. successful farmer in the future. Jeanette didnlt Siem to find any interest in our class but has turned to the Junior Class. Kathleen certainly can draw and compose poetry. Kenneth's favorite sport is shooting dogs. Louise is sporting a new car. NVQ: wonder who he will be. Lewis C., HCasey" for short, is our class comedian. Lena hasn't spoken up much yet but her chance will soon come. Although Louise O. is a fine student, she must have her chew of gum. Louis J. is so quiet We hardly know he's around. Does every- one think so? Maurice likes to play the saxoph ne, but he doesn't stop at this. Mary is our star dancer. Vile are all sure she'll have a danc- ing, if not a speaking, career, at least Johnnie thinks so. Mae is our quiet flirt. We wonder whose ring she has. Margaret H. plays in the orchestra' We haven't learned her other interests yet. Margaret W. is our jolly member. She helps to keep her class- mates in good humor all the time. Muriel has a very good voice and we all enjoy' hearing her sing. . Merritt, our class strong man, is a good penman. Miriam joined us this year and she has Won many friends by her good humor Paul is our class loud those above him, Philip is a new member Ruth B. Works hard in and willingness to help all she can. speaker. He thinks a great deal of such as member of Junior Class. whose ways we have not yet learned. schofl and is hoping a certain young :man will get a new car this spring that doesn't have "so many blowoutsf' Ruth C. is our class model of success. She receives the high- est rank, besides being a star debater. Ruth W. will be glad when the roads are good so that she may be able to go to Caribor. Why? Ried looks a lot like Lincoln, but we still have hopes for him. Rowena is a good writer and we all enjoy reading her stories. 51 NORTHERN LIGHT Ralph, the champion class basketball player, is very much in- terested in Presque Isle. Riehard's favorite pastime is shooting offending tom cats. Selwood wasn't satisfied with the High School but looked farther. His heart is down at the Grammar School. Although Wilf'red is French, he doesn't like to study the language very well. Walter is overcoming some of his bashfulness. Ruth Cohen, '30. Ruth Beckwith. "30. FRESHMAN NEWS On entering the Fort Fairfield High School there were about eight-four Freshmen. Now there are only seventy-six. The Freshman Class officers are: President, Lewis Night- ingale, Vice President, Charles Smith, Secretary and Treas- urer, Linwood Cronkite, and Student Council Member, Helen Spear. The class colors are green and gold, and the class flower is a pink earnation. The motto has not yet been chosen. The Freshmen are able to boast of having a boys' basket- ball team. The boys who play on it are as follows: Charles Beckwith, center, Linwood Cronkite, right forwardg VVilliam Fitzherbert, left forward, George Ayoob, right guard, and Wendell Tilley, left guard. George Ayoob is only in the seventh grade, but owing to his faithful practice he was al- lowed to play on the team. There are three Freshmen who received the Palmer Cer- tificate for excellence in penmanship. They are: Arline Cyr, Alice Richards and Elsie Hansen. Ruth Cogswell. '31. 52 NORTHERN LIGHT Athletic Department F. F. H. S. ATHLETICS Athletics at the High School this year began with the second annual High School tennis tournament. This contest was open to boys and girls and determined the champion in each event. There were thirty entries in boys' events and twenty entries in the girls' division. Because of the large entry list, it was necessary to shorten the period of play of the matches in the early rounds to five- game sets, that is, the winner must win the best out of three seven-game sets. This program was followed throughout the season. The following is the schedule and resulting scores of the semi-finals :- Boys' Singles-Smith defeated Locke, 4-3, 4-2. Knight defeated Perrier 4-1, 4-1. Girls' Singles-June Johnson defeated Hope Knight, 4-3, 4-3. Eloise Young defeated Hortense Burns, 4-3, 4-3. Boys' Doubles-Gigg-ey and Smith defeated Hacker and Johnson, 0-4, 4-1, 4-2. Perrier and Smith defeated Hacker and Green, 4-0, 4-2. Girls' Doubles-Ruth White and Ruth Cohen defeated Eloise Young and Alice Richards, 4-2, 2-4, 4-5. Milton and Perrier defeated Stone and Case, 4-0, 4-3. Mixed Doubles-Case and Carter defeated Johnson and Fuller, 4-3, 4-2. Knight and Young Won the mixed doubles in a good match against Case and Carter. Silver cups, eight in number, were presented to the Win- ners of the tournament, by Dr. Small, president of Fort Fair- field Tennis Club. Much credit is due to Ray Carter for the results of this successful activity. It is hoped the annual tournament Will be as successful in the future and will have a larger entry-list. H. M., '30. FOOTBALL Should Fort Fairfield High School have a. football team? Several years ago Fort Fairfield was a contending factor in the football circles of northern Maine. This sport Was drop- 53 WINTER SPORTS TEAM NORTHERN LIGHT ped because of the shortness, of the season and the large number of star players who were compelled to help on the farms. Today, owing to the change of conditions and the earlier start of school, the percentage of those staying out of school to work is exceedingly small compared to that of ten years ago. At the present time all the neighboring towns of our size and school population have and support a High School foot- ball team. Many of our townspeople and the students of our school would like to have the chance to see work on the grid- iron. Our boys, leaving for iurther education, are materially handicapped in athletics because they have no preparatory training in High Scheol. Our boys and girls neither under- stand nor enjoy watching football games. You who do enjoy watching this kind of college sport can realize what a real hindrance the lack of such a knowledge is. Not only this is true, but, in schools that do noi have som i form of athletics in the fall, there is no inducement for the game-loving boy to keep at his studies faithfully. Football in our High School would tend ti fill up the gap which is so noticeable now. Also, it would bi-ing many stu- dents back to school early who, under the present arrange- ment, stay out for work, thereby losing the first few weeks work that is so essential to a successful school year. When school begins the first or second Week in Septem- ber, as it does now in most Aroostook schools, the playing sea- son is long enough to support a fair schedule of games, with ample time for a preliminary training period. Last year Presque Isle, Houlton, Caribou, Millinocket and Fort Kent each had a team, handling a schedule that was com- parable to those in southern Maine. These scheols also found the season paid for itself and believe that, with a few more teams to schedule, the increased interest sure to come would result in the same great financial success that the game en- joys elsewhere. Our school finances are the only drawback to the establish- ment of a team this coming fall. To equip a football team thor- oughly would require the immediate expenditure of at least seven hundred dollars, a sum at the present entirely beyond the means of the High School Athletic Association. To pro- cure this sum in the future would mean that the other games must yield proportionally larger incomes than ever before. 55 HIGH SCHOOL BOYSIBASKETBALL TEAM NORTHERN LIGHT If the team was once outfitted with the necessary equip- ment, it could be relied upon to support itself henceforth, as has been done by the other neighboring schools. Football is the most-paying game of all sports, and af- fords best source of enjoyment. The Athletic Association should, and evidently will, put on more social activities in the future, to procure this nec- essary sum. These social' affairs bring not only money to the treasury but also are a fine thing for the students. H. M., '30 BASKETBALL Fort Fairfield High School basketball team was very successful during the season of 1927-28, losing only three of the sixteen High School games played. The season began with only one veteran, around whom the team was formed. The first two league games were lost, after which the team staged a real comeback, Winning ten straight games, finishing second in the league, and having the best seasonal record of any northern Maine team. The season Wound up by the teamis being selected to par- ticipate in the Eastern Maine Basketball Tournament for the third consecutive year. Giggey, right forward, made the all-tournament team for the second straight year. Capt. Beckwith hung up a record for continuous playing When he finished his thirty-fifth con- secutive game Without being taken out because of injury or sickness. f Burke and Hamilton developed into fast offensive play- ers and Were in many plays terminating in baskets. Ayoob, captain-elect, was effective in both offensive and defensive playing. Players Who promise to be the school's future stars are S. LeVasseur, Towle, Everett, Murphy, Knight, Cronkite, Ackerson and Fitzherbert. Opponent Place Played F. F. Op. Easton Brownville Jet. St. John High 'Presque Isle Houlton P Washburn A. O. I. Fort Fairfield Fort Fairfield Fort Fairfield Presque Isle Fort Fairfield Washburn Fort Fairfield 57 NORTHERN LIGHT Caribou Caribou 52 22 Presque Isle Fort Fairfield 20 13 Houlton Houlton 32 30 Washburn Fort Fairfield 57 16 A. C. I. Mars Hill 46 26 U. of M. Freshmen Fort Fairfield 16 35 Caribou Fort Fairfield 52 22 Stearns High U. of M. 21 18 Winslow U. of M. 23 21 liar Harbor U. of M. 18 22 Total 587 437 BASEBALL The baseball teams of the High School have met with fair success in the past two years. Last year Fort Fairiield came within one of being the Aroostook County League Champions, Houlton High being the winner. Presque Isle followed with third place. On account of the short season it is necessary for the league teams to play two games a week throughout the sea- son. This is quite unsatisfactory as the students have to miss their afternoon classes. It has been the custom for the team to practise and play on the old High School campus. This year, since a diamond has been fixed in the park, it is hoped that the team will be able to use it. Although it is farther away from the school- house, it is much more convenient, both for the players and spectators. The squad each year begins practising in the gymnasium. This helps greatly, as the time spent outdoors in practice does not have to be delayed, due to arm lameness. Batting prac- tice is also held with the use of a soft ball. A The squad this year consists of Giggey, Murphy, Towle, Todd, Haines, Locke, Green, Ramo, Knight, Cronkite, John- son, Cogswell, Peters, and several others. TRACK Last year a track team was organized under the super- vision of Mr. Carter. The team took away its share of honors at the County Track Meet at Caribou June 4. . A track meet has advantages over any other athletic event in that boys of all sizes and shapes mayf participate. Practice is the most essential requisite of a track team. 58 GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM NORTHERN LIGHT The active participants in the county meet last spring were Hamilton, Glggey, Greenier, Findlen, Haines, Putnam and Bryant. GIRLS' BASKETBALL ln the fall of 1927, about twenty girls anticipated a sea- son of earnest, hard play, in basketball. Before we were al- lowed to enter for basketball all l1ad to be examined. NVe spent about three weeks in getting' prepared for the coming season. The girls' basketball team had a fairly successful season, under the excellent coaching' of Mr. Fuller, our principal, who certainly knows the game. The girls had the use of the gym- nasium on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. More practice and better support are required to build up a winning team. At the beginning' of the season our team was defeated by a wide margin. As the season advanced and practice progressed, great improvement was shown. At the close of the season we had Won three games out of eight. Although We lose three of our good players next year, there are good prospects of a successful year. Cecilia Ayoob, TSO. WINTER CARNIVAL A Winter Carnival was held on February 11 by Easton, Fort Fairfield, and Limestone High Schools. The meet was a great success, and much credit is due Roger Hall and his assistants, who were in charge of affairs. ' A special train from Limestone via Caribou, Presque Isle, Phair and Easton brought from three to four hundred pas- sengers. The passengers were met at the train by auto deal- ers With their various makes of cars and were carried to Fisher hill. The Carnival was won by Easton High with 451-2 points while Fort Fairfield High School was a close second with 45 points. Limestone gained 37 1-2 points. L, Perrigo of Eas- ton was the individual star, gaining 11 of his teamys 451-2 points. M. Locke of Fort Fairfield High School and H. Rich- ardson were tied for second individual honors. The skijjoring race was very thrilling, having' only two of the six entries finishing. MeWhi11nie of Easton Won, With Ballard of Limestone a close second. 60 M EA SCHOGL BASEBALL T HIGH NORTHERN LIGHT A new ski jump was erected on Fisher hill, and it is one of the very best in the country. G-. Johnson of Fort Fairfield made a beautiful leap, but because he fell it was recorded at 42 feet. Mahaney of Easton probably showed the best form, making several leaps of about 40 feet without falling. Locke and Benjamin of Fort Fairfield High School took third and fourth places. At the county meet held at Mars Hill, Fort Fairfield got fourth place, with Locke, LeVasseur and Knight winning first place in the skating relay team and Giggey getting sec- ond place in the cross-country ski race. Washburii Won first place with 35 points, the Washburn girls scoring '32 of these points. On account of the severe cold and storm the teams were not able to do their bestg but the importance of this car- nival was realized all over Northern Maine, and it is hoped that they will have a better carnival next winter, probably ex- tending over two days. M. Locke. 62 FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY NORTHERN LIGHT Alumni Department WHO'S WHO OF THE ALUMNI Note: NVe have not the space to list the 111611113913 of all the classes preceding that of 1891, so We are taking a person here and there from among the older "grads" Next year we shall try to take an entirely different group. Class of 1891 Sterling Fessenden is President of the City Council of Shang- hai, China. Miss Mattie Hopkins is successful as hostess of the Vtfayside Inn in South Sudbury, Mass. Wayside lnn, treated in LongfelloWs's poems, has been transformed into a type of museum, the property of Henry Ford. Miss Hopkins also teaches in the Little Red Schoolhouse which is near by. Class of 1892 Williarii D. Kinney is a prominent Physician and Surgeon in Osterville, Mass. Class of 1894 Rev. Thomas NV. Fessenden, brother of Sterling Fessenden, is in Newark, Ohio. He is pastor of one of the largest Meth- odist churches in the West. Class of 1895 Everett W. Varney is employed as Patent Attorney by the ,United Shoe Company of Boston. E. K. Guild is practising law in Fort Fairfield. Class of S1899 John A. Partridge is now lprincipal of Caribou High School, Caribou. Class of 1900 . .. Dd. Loomis Sawyer has made a specialty of treating the ear, eye and throat. He is practising in Fort Fairfield. Clyde F. Grant is very successfulias the head of9the French Department in the Hotchkiss School at Lakfeyille, Con- necticut. . 4 A 64 NORTHERN LIGHT Class of 1901 Charles Martin lives in New York city. He has made good as a civil engineer. Clarence Csbornels address is 540 East 14th Street North, Portland, Ore. He has a line position with the John Mc- Cormick Lumber Company as manager of the creosoting plant. His place of business is in St. Helens. Oregon. Lester Mitchell is engaged in the Government Reclamation Service, in which he has attained great distinction. Class of 1902 Francis Searway has made a great success as civil engineer and is now located in the South. Class of 1903 Caleb Burns is situated in Lahaina, Maui, Territory of Ha- waii. He is very successful there as manager of the Sugar Cane Plantation. Tom Hacker lives in Fort Fairfield. He is a prominent citi- zen and President of the First National Bank. Class of 1904 G. Herbert Foss resides in Fort Fairfield. He is a former prin- cipal of Fort Fairfield High School! and now a member of the school board. Mina French is teaching in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York. Fred E. Peterson is one of Fort Fairlield's prominent citizens. He is successful in the automobile business. Eva Scates is Superintendent of the Aroostook branch of the New England Home for Little Wanderers. with head- quarters at Caribou. Class of 1905 Roy Blaisdell is a successful traveling man, situated in Bos- ton. P George P. Findlen is a very prominent citizen and farmer of Fort Fairfield. He is very interested in schools, and is a member of the school board. Class of 1906 Robert Hrannen lives in Buialo, New York. He has a fine position with a Ford Company of that State. 65 NORTHERN LIGHT Thomas E. Houghton, a prominent citizen of Fort Fairfield, is a member of the Board of Selectmen. He is very suc- cessful as a farmer, and is a former Representative to the State Legislature. Class of 1907 Fred Kent resides at 72 East Avenue, Burlington, Vermont. He is assistant doctor of the State Board of Health. Glass of 1910 Thurber E. Holt is a. member of the board of selectmen of Fort Fairfield. He sponsored the Boys' band. Mr. Holt is in the lumber business with Mr. Donald Watt. Archie Everett is a road surveyor. He Works in the State House at Augusta during' the winter and constructs state roads in summer. Norman French has a position research engineer with the American Telephone and Telegraph Company. His of- fice is in the American Telephone Building' at 195 Broad- - Way, New York city. Glass of 1914 Walter M. Reed, Fort Fairfield, is a very successful potato merchant and farmer. Class of 1915 Fred Kilbuin has a fine position in the Fort Fairfield Nationf al Bank as cashier. Class of 1927 Gretchen Boyd-employed at the Fi rt Fairfield Rexall store. Ruby Brayall-attending the State Normal School at Presque Isle. -John Conant-farming at home. Marjorie Conant-Lat home. Alice Dorsey-attending Maine School cf Commerce at Ana burn. . Marion Elliott-at home. Paul Findlen- attending University of Maine. Raymond Foss-farming at home. Carl Fritzsehe-employed at Richards salesroom. Florence Fisher-attending State Normal School at Prezqu: Isle. Nellie Gaunce--at home. G6 NORTHERN LIGHT Alfred Giberson-farming at home. Anna Grant-employed at the local telephone office. Clayton Greenier-employed at Burke's meat shop. Hollis Guiou-employed at the Rexall store. Abbie Giggey-attending State Normal School at Presque Isle. Helen Hagerman-employed at Churchills ice-cream parlor. Pearl Hilyard-in training at the hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. Bertha Holt-at home. Elizabeth Holt-at home. Dorothy Madore-working in telephone office. Lucia Nickerson-at Farmington Normal School. Ralph Kent-at home farming. Avis Nichols-employed at Green's clothing store. Melba Knight-attending Maine School of Commerce at Auf burn. Hazel Lynch-attending Maine School of Commerce. Annie McDougal-at home. Mary Murphy-employed at the telegraph office. Vaughan Murphy-employed at Peterson 's garage. Martha Mcfllay-in training at the hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. ' Gladys Nightingale-employed at Churchillls studio. Edwena Peterson-attending VVheaton College. Katharine Perry-attending Nasson Institute. Stephen Ramo-at home. Anna Robbins-attending State Normal School at Presque Isle. Marion Stone-attending State Normal School at Presque Isle. Gertrude Toner-Mrs. Carl Johnston, Fort Fairfield. Mabel Trafton-Mrs. Loomis Stevens. -A Lillian VVhite-employed at Woolworth store. Virginia Webber-attencling State Normal School at Presque Isle. Everett Towle-at home farming. f We Wish to apologize to the alumni for having omitted the name of Eugene Parks, now deceased. from the alumni of the last issue. He was of the class of 1324. H. Burns. '28. GT NORTHERN LIGHT Exchange Department THE BEAVER, Merrill High School, Smyrna Mills, Maine Your magazine has an exceedingly fine plan and your Poetry Department is especially worth attention. A few cuts would help. THE AQUITO A fine paper. Excellent in every respect. Call again. IIASELL NEWS ' You have an interesting monthly, with some especially fine gems in your literary department. LEAVITT ANGELUS You have an interesting way of arranging your alumni department. A few cuts would improve your magazine. PARISIAN PEP Your little magazine lives up to its name. Very original! ROSTRUM NEWS, Guilford, Maine We congratulate you on getting out such a fine paper so often. THE ARCTURUS, Caribou, Maine An exceptionally newsy little monthly. VVe welcome you among our exchanges. BOWDOIN ORIENT, Brunswick, Maine A fine paper. We are glad to have you as an exchange. MAINE CAMPUS, Orono, Maine Your paper shows great enterprise. BOSTON UNIVERSITY NEWS, Boston, By reading your paper an interest in your school is cre- ated. GO-GETTER, Bliss College, Lewiston, Maine A paper which gives a very good picture of the college and its work. 68 NORTHERN LIGHT Joke Department Elouise Haines declares very emphatically that saliva thrown off by volcanic eruptions has been the founda- tion for the construction of a few mountains, but We don't think so. Mr. Bradley shows rapid advancement in the enlarge- ment of his vocabulary. He has added assibilities which seems to be a combined form of assets and liabil- ities. Constance Higgins Creciting in Oral Englishj: Edgar Allan Poe was a black-haired, curly-eyed boy. No Wonder he was a celebrated poet. Freshie: My pop says the earth is not round. Miss French: Well, what is it, then? Is it flat, square, oblong or what? Freshie: It's none of them. It's crooked. . Mr. Fuller: Ayoob, how many examples have you com- pleted? Ayoob: All but the first four and the last six. fThere were only ten.J Mrs. Guild fto Seniorj Be dignified, don 't act so silly. Senior: But I'm not acting. Annie Tracy: Would you marry a man to reform him? Verna Brayall: Well, I suppose I shall have to-there isn't one of them that suits me the Way he is now. Advice from the Seniors to undergraduates. Do not kick at the squirrel that runs up to you in the park, it may be only mistaken identity-he thought he saw a nut. M. Cronkite: Honestly, I swear I've never been kissed by a boy. Audrey: Well, isn't that enough to make a girl swear? 69 NORTHERN LIGHT Thelma M.: So Paul is in college M? How 's he making it? Marion F.: He isn't. Dad makes it and Paul spends it. Freshie: How many insects does it take to make a land- lord? Soph. Dunno. Freshic: Ten ants Ctcnantsj. Question: What illustration of colloidal action occurs in physical geography? Answer: Mosquita bites CPl'0ill?l10ll answer, dcltasl. Mr. Crouse: What are the agents of destruction i11 our forests Girl: Insects, fire and fungi. Mr. Crouse: There is another. Boy: llo you mean man? Mr. Crouse: Yes. Some of the girls probably thought they fell under the class of insects. Young Lady: Can you dance? Rommy: If I could swim as well as I dance I would soon drown. In an English test Miss Small asked, 'tWhy did DeBracy dress in green when he Went into the forest?" On one paper the question was answered thus: Be- cause it was St. Patrick's Day. Eddie Perrier in Latin class: They fastened the beams with the nails of a man's thumb. Mrs. Guild: Rommy, can you do this problem in geom- etry for me? Rommy: All I now about geometry is that a polygon is a dead parrot. Miss Goodhue after explaining graphs in general to the Freshmen asked if there were any questions. Frank Burns, who had been listening rather inattentively, ask- ed innocently, What kind of a graph is a phonograph? Bradley Qin biologyj : "A Woman had some goldfish and one kept dying all the time. Mr. Crouse: You made a mistake: that must have been a catfish. 70 NORTHERN LIGHT 19. Miss Small gave some adjectives to use in describing a person. Hamilton got up looking very important and started in, "He was a large man with a smooth Face and iine auburn hair that rested comfortably on his bold head. 20. "Bud" McKinney Cin class debatejz My worthy oppo- nent asked me why we dropped the one-session system. I don't know, I haven 't found out yet. 21. Hortense Cgetting dope for Alumni Departmentj to Elizabeth Sharpe: Where is your Aunt Mattie? Elizabeth: At Wayside Inn. "Tense" Qpuzzledj Where? Elizabeth: At Wayside Inn-Where Mary had a little lamb. 22. Freshmen, conjugating verb Hto be" in the present tense: I be We be You Be You be He be They be 23. Not always a frosh. Miss DeBeck: Watt, give the meaning of the English Word surge, derived from surge. Watt: A kind of cloth. 24. Maria Hockenhull in English 1: Ivanhoe Was just re- ' turning from New York. Miss Small: How long was he in New York? Maria: Oh, I meant the Holy Land. 25. Mr. Crouse: How do people get rid of mosquitoes? Louise Higgins: They shoot 'em. 26. Miss French Cto Freshj: Can you remember anything about the battle of Hastings? Fresh: No, I wasnlt there. 27. Mary Hacker Ctranslating in French classba Monsieur Perrichon slipped into a deep abscess Cabyssj. 71 NORTHERN LIGHT Miss Delieck: Quelle sorte de fleur preferez-vous, Mon- sieur Johnston? Dell: Je prefere la fleur souvage. Del-Beck: Par example? Dell Cwith a glance toward Miss Buxtonl : La violette. Found on Percy Todd 's paper: He hunted for the ring ofithe princess in the cottage, in the garden, and in vain. Vaughan Cogswell in English 4: Thoreau took long hicks to Canada and Maine. Tom Findlen: In the middle of the yard stood a man that had been empty a few minutes before. Velma Dyer in English composition: We inhaled a man in a car, who gave us some matches. Ethel Beckwith believes Longfellow was a competitor of the Atlantic Monthly. Another Senior informed Mrs. Guild that Miltonis minor poems were written in Cambridge, Mass. Miss Delfleck to a certain Junior: Miss--Combien de doigts avez-vous? CHOW many fingers have you?D The Junior: Huit CSD. Miss DeBeck: Huit! Mademoiselle, dix. The Junior: Yes, but two of them are thumbs. Watches Gift Diamonds Wares Goodhue's Fort Fairfield, Maine Bosch and Victrolas Atwater Kent Radios Victor Records PHOTOGRAPHS uve Foaevea The Churchill Studio Fort Fairfield, Maine Tel. 410 Burke Sz MacKay QUALITY MEATS AND GROCERIES Free Prompt Delivery Tel. 157 Fort Fairfield National . Farm Loan Association Representing the FEDERAL LAND BANK of Springfield, Nlass. Farm Loans at 50!0 II. A. lVIlII'l!ll-Y. Pres. M. P. lioberts. See.-'l'1'ez1s Roberts-Foss Insurance Agency ALL LINES OF INSURANCE National Bank Block Tel. 37.-4 I Compliments oi? G. E. Dr. Ni' D. Dry Goods, Garments Forest Mills Underwear Ot- .tl'- Pl . s copfi uc iyslcl in Gordon Hosiery Beck's Shopping Service Phone I5-4 H. 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Where Service Is Paramount Volnlplilrwllts oif 1'omplinu-nts of I H. F. Kallooh A. B. Wachlin M. D. M. C. Perry MILLINERY Uolnsistmltly l'0l'l'l'Ct in Style. Om' Ende-avol To Sorvo You lixvtfely to Givo Hats of GI'l'Elfl'I' Mvrif and Valuo Place Upstairs in Hopkins Building Tolopllonoz 207-2 t'on1plime11ts oi' A. F. Cook Attornvy-at-lmw I l'omplim.0nfs of Dr. Young l Hopkins Building: D. M. D. Buxton the Druggist BRUNSWICK PHONOGRAPHS AND RECORDS WHlTNIAN'S CANDIES ' ' The Dependable Shore " Compliments of , - Uompllments of C. DelanO,S The Square-Deal Store ,l3z1i'be1' Shop Achorn's SHOES FUR THE FAMILY AND WGRK CLOTHING Fort Fairfield Lumber Co. Evenvrnms an BUILDNG MATERIAL Right Irices Prompt Service Telephone 232 Compliments of Fort Fairfield Dry Goods Co. sCgi555e5Q AAAA iiiiiiiii A AAAAAAAAAAAAAA Fred A. Vafes D' W' NVQ nmy not be the Funermoirector nearest drug' store to you, but we will 001110 P the nearest to plc-usiiig' THIS- 203-2 01' 3 you. I The Great Atl3Ht1C Sz PHCIHC Tea Co. GRANDNIOTHER'S BREAD DOUGHNUTS FRESH EVERY DAY FINEST QUALITIES OF TEA AND COFFEE CALL 135-2 FOR ERRY'S ERF ECT ROTECTION H. O. Perry 8z Son Agency ALL Kmms OF INSURANCE Fort Faixfield, Maine Voiiipletirig' Sixty Years of Service The New Ford is Here H. G. Richards Sz Son WE SPECIALIZE IN QUALITY AND SERVICE Charles Dillon's Market Tel. 341-2 Neal Powers Ossie House Restaurant And Bowling' Alley SIZQHIII-h0?ItiIlI Rooms IIISIIFHIIC-9 To Let Hy Day or NVevk I f , Tfl- 100 Jos.EPH ossus, P1-Op Our Prescriptions have now passed 110,000 For Service, Courtesy and Accuracy Bring Your Prescripticns to Us Fort Fairfield Drug Co. f'The Rexall Storel' msune Now. TOMORROW MAY BE Too LATE Frank J. Lowery Ropresvllting' MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. Fort Fairfield, Maine r w qty - lol. ..-I 4 BEST wusHEs AND convlpuuvuewrs Geo. L. Ayoob Reed Brothers Seed Potatoes Armour's Fertilizer Unupliments of Compliments of Dr. Sawyer Dr. Kimball M. D. M. D. Compliments of C. M. Fowler Parlor 'STEVE RIAMO Attoriiey-:lt-Law Manager IF IT'S FOR DECORATING VASES OR FANCY ARTICLES OF ANY KIND TRY Duco ' At Ames Sz Hacker's H. T. Powers Attorney-at-Law Grant A. Hunt II0DtI'2lCfilI' BIIIICIIIIQL' M,2lItxI'l2lI Tele-plxonc: 1337-4 ifompliments of Dr. Small M. D. Compliments of Dr. Bunnell D. M. D. RIGHT PRICES ON EVERYTHING YOU BUY FROM US Aroostook Farmers' Exchange "Owned by the People of Your Community" CALL AT THE Aroostook Clothing Co. for All Kinds of STU DENTS' CLOTHING Aroostook Garage seavncla om OILING, GREASING, TIRES, ACCESSORIES Tel. 3:57-2 When in town on pleasure or business make the most central store in town your head- quarters. Here you will find such quality goods as: Magnificent Flour, Bass Shoes and Top Notch Bread We Assure You a Cordial Welcome Boyd Brothers FOMPLIMENTS OF rem 'S Stores Everything Good for Students to Wear Graduation and Summer Hats Special Hats of Dressy Styles in Desired Pastel Shades Styled for Smart Dresses Gotfham Gold Stripe-The All-Fzlvoritfx Hosiery Kickernick-The Ideal Unclerdress for Ladies Dresses- Scarfs-Novelties SEIIVIFE WITH UOIlli'I'ESY Ruth M. Knight l'0Ml'IllMENfl'S OF W. A. Noltemeier Fort Fairfield and New York Chrysler SALES AND SERVICE Fort Hill Motor Co. CTOMPIillVIl+lN'1'S OF The Plymouth Hotel 41.2. 55 N' 'J' Y 1, J 1 ' N B sf- f A HUDSON ff xx sum: ,JF A ix SIX We J M y Sincere W ishes tothe Class of 1928 for HEALTH, WEALTH and HAPPINESS for Now and in the Years to Come Fred E. Peterson Class '04 ESSEX Mnmn cms


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