Fort Fairfield High School - Northern Light Yearbook (Fort Fairfield, ME)
- Class of 1928
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Text from Pages 1 - 90 of the 1928 volume:
Fort Fairfield ational Bank
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
E d ist?
DR. WILLIAM G. CI-IAMBERLAIN
I M W 1" QL, PSE! JE. N
Published by the Students of the
FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Volume xxx May, 1928 Number 1
Gertrude Bradley Violet Buxton
CLASS NEVVS EDITORS
isher Eloise Young Ruth Cohen Ruth
George Haines Cecilia Ayoob
Madeline Fay Pauline Harmon
Herbert Murphy v Reta Palmer
Gordon Johnson I Thomas Findlen
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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-
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
About a mile from home she saw Rip Van Winkle sitting
dejectedly on the bank.
"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.
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
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
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-
-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-
"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,
have you?" she said. f'You've only been in there about fif-
"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 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'
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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-
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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
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
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
"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
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.
School News Department
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
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
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. We
sincerely hope they enjoyed the evening as much as we did.
Last year the debaters were chosen wholly from the Senior
Class, on account of the shortness of time allowed for prepar-
ation. This year they were chosen from the three upper
classes, so as to have veterans as the future debaters. This
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THE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT
This department is a new unit introduced into our paper
for the first time. 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
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.
'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
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
FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ORCHESTRA
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
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
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
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
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
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-
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
The class owes much of its success to the faculty for their
untiring etiimris augl also much to our capable class pre sident,
V. Buxton, '29,
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
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
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
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,
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.
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.
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. '
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
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
The net proceeds ofthe fair were 35139.18 We hope to sie
the school fair become an annual event.
G. T. B.. '28
Senior Class Department
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-
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-
Verna Brayall is thinking very seriously of teaching
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.
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
Many of the Seniors have already selected their college or
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.
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 . . . . .
Liz, Mrs. R'3ese's stepdaughter ..
liinsr, Liz's steady ............
Uncle Will ..................... ,.
Aunt Alice ....................
Elaine livnne, Alice King's Warcl
Angela Scott, Boh's Fiancee ....
. Medford Locke
. Rommv Haines
. . . . Sarah Davidson
.... Ivan Bodge
.. .. Josette Bridges
. . ...... Annie Tracy
A. B. T.. '28,
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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
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
"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
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
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
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
"Sally" is the least troubled and rudled of our cute Sen-
iors. She loves to act, sing and dance. The only thing, choir
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
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
"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-
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-
Elouise has self-confidence and perseverance, two good
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
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?
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-
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
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
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR CLASS
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
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
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
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-
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
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
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-
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
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
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
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 :-
Vice President-Ruth Beckwith
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.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE CLASS OF '30
Almon is our class druggist. He manages to supply the class
"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
Donald Leith is so quiet and reserved that he w:'n't recite in
Delia is our silent member but ............
Donald V. will always be ready to give information when
such words as tic douloureux, juxtaposition, and dance
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
George is our prospective football player.
Once a month Bud finds time to come to sch' ol, but only to sec
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
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-
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.
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
Although Louise O. is a fine student, she must have her chew
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
Mary is our star dancer. Vile are all sure she'll have a danc-
ing, if not a speaking, career, at least Johnnie thinks
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
The following is the schedule and resulting scores of the
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.
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-
WINTER SPORTS TEAM
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
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-
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-
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.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYSIBASKETBALL TEAM
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
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
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
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.
St. John High
A. O. I.
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
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
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
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.
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.
GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM
The active participants in the county meet last spring
were Hamilton, Glggey, Greenier, Findlen, Haines, Putnam
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
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.
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
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.
SCHOGL BASEBALL T
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
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.
FORT FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY
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-
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
Class of 1892
Williarii D. Kinney is a prominent Physician and Surgeon in
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,
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
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
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,
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-
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.
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
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
-John Conant-farming at home.
Marjorie Conant-Lat home.
Alice Dorsey-attending Maine School cf Commerce at Ana
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:
Nellie Gaunce--at home.
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,
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
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
Marion Stone-attending State Normal School at Presque
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
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.
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.
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.
You have an interesting way of arranging your alumni
department. A few cuts would improve your magazine.
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
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-
GO-GETTER, Bliss College, Lewiston, Maine
A paper which gives a very good picture of the college
and its work.
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-
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-
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
M. Cronkite: Honestly, I swear I've never been kissed by
Audrey: Well, isn't that enough to make a girl swear?
Thelma M.: So Paul is in college M? How 's he making it?
Marion F.: He isn't. Dad makes it and Paul spends
Freshie: How many insects does it take to make a land-
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
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
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
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
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
Where is your Aunt Mattie?
Elizabeth: At Wayside Inn.
"Tense" Qpuzzledj Where?
Elizabeth: At Wayside Inn-Where Mary had a little
22. Freshmen, conjugating verb Hto be" in the present
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.
Miss Delieck: Quelle sorte de fleur preferez-vous, Mon-
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
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.
Fort Fairfield, Maine
Bosch and Victrolas
Atwater Kent Radios Victor Records
PHOTOGRAPHS uve Foaevea
The Churchill Studio
Fort Fairfield, Maine
Burke Sz MacKay
QUALITY MEATS AND GROCERIES
Free Prompt Delivery
Fort Fairfield National .
Farm Loan Association
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
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. N. Beckwith, Mgr. l58 Main Street
Artcraft Silk Hosiery, Frances Super Knit Linge-
rie, Rose Marie Crepe-de-Chine Undergarments,
Exclusive Silks, Woolen and Cotton Yard Goods,
Ladies' Dresses, Coats and Suits to Order
Fort Fairfield Review
Printers to the
Fort Fairfield High School
Trafton 8z Roberts
THREE GREAT SIXES BY
ENIOR VICTORY STANDARD
Watt Sz Guiou
L' H' Simpson Ii. Bowles
The Corner Grocery
GROCERIES AND CONFECTIGNERY
GAS AND OIL
Fort Fairfield, Maine
Uonlplinlvnts of f10lIlITlill1l'IlfS of
Fritzsche's N adeau'S
i linrber Shop
Fort Fairfield Light Sz Power Co.
IVIAYTAG WASHING MACHINES
ARE OUR FAVORITE
Let Us Place On Trial and
They Will Be Yours
Complete House Furnishing
Abrahams Clothing and
LEADS THE womn IN Moron-CAR vALuE
Fort Fairfield Nash Co.
Where Service Is Paramount
H. F. Kallooh
A. B. Wachlin M. D.
M. C. Perry
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
A. F. Cook
Hopkins Building: D. M. D.
Buxton the Druggist
BRUNSWICK PHONOGRAPHS AND RECORDS
' ' The Dependable Shore "
Compliments of , -
C. DelanO,S The Square-Deal Store
SHOES FUR THE FAMILY
Fort Fairfield Lumber Co.
Evenvrnms an BUILDNG MATERIAL
Right Irices Prompt Service
Fort Fairfield Dry Goods Co.
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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
Atl3Ht1C Sz PHCIHC
DOUGHNUTS FRESH EVERY DAY
FINEST QUALITIES OF TEA AND COFFEE
CALL 135-2 FOR
H. O. Perry 8z Son Agency
ALL Kmms OF INSURANCE
Fort Faixfield, Maine
Voiiipletirig' Sixty Years of Service
The New Ford
H. G. Richards Sz Son
WE SPECIALIZE IN
QUALITY AND SERVICE
Charles Dillon's Market
Neal Powers Ossie House
And Bowling' Alley
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
MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO.
Fort Fairfield, Maine
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lol. ..-I 4
BEST wusHEs AND convlpuuvuewrs
Geo. L. Ayoob
Unupliments of Compliments of
Dr. Sawyer Dr. Kimball
M. D. M. D.
C. M. Fowler Parlor
IF IT'S FOR DECORATING
VASES OR FANCY ARTICLES OF ANY KIND
Ames Sz Hacker's
H. T. Powers
Grant A. Hunt
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
OILING, GREASING, TIRES, ACCESSORIES
When in town on pleasure or business make
the most central store in town your head-
quarters. Here you will find such quality
Magnificent Flour, Bass Shoes and Top Notch Bread
We Assure You a Cordial Welcome
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
SEIIVIFE WITH UOIlli'I'ESY
Ruth M. Knight
W. A. Noltemeier
Fort Fairfield and New York
SALES AND SERVICE
Fort Hill Motor Co.
The Plymouth Hotel
41.2. 55 N' 'J'
Y 1, J 1 ' N B
A HUDSON ff
xx sum: ,JF
A ix SIX
M y Sincere W ishes
Class of 1928
for HEALTH, WEALTH and HAPPINESS
for Now and in the Years to Come
Fred E. Peterson
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