Gilman High School - Gilmanac Yearbook (Northeast Harbor, ME)

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QMMW NAC PUBLISHED .SY STUDENTS OF GILMAN H16 H NORTHEA ST HARBOR , MA! N E "'19-43" I r 1 V T 1 I 1 1 B 2 L LAM A H'A 0 DEDICATIEON ROLL OF HONOR STAFF EDITORIALS - --------- CLASS PAGES SENIOR --------- JUNIOR ------- - SOPHOMORE --- FRESHMAN ---- LITERARY -------- ACTIVITIES --- EXTRA ----- ---- COMMERCIAL AWARDS FACTS ABOUT. G-ILMAN ALUMNI ----- --- CONTENTS cc -:nun-sq -nuc- V i Q 4 1 Q r 6? il- -14 ' T O 95 if -X' 'ff' 'Phe 'boys we from the N Town of Mt. ' 4 Desert who w are serving w e hmtkw armed N forces of w w our country if and espe- A ee cially to 6 those who 4 Q have gorme G forth from 4 w our class e with k1nd.x N'ChO11ghtS - .and oonstmusw fr1er1dsh1p 2 wr . 75 v 76' W e the SENIOR CLASS, e affectionately dedi- M SL A cate the 1945 v G I L M A N A C . JL .YL JL JL is A A A Verlie Walls V , W 1 1 1 1 EUGENE ASHLEY ERNEST,ATWOOD VINCENT AUSTIN NORMAN BAGLEY ARLINGTON BICKFORD RICHARD BILLINGS PHILLIP,BRACY REGINALD BUZZELL DONALD BYRANT ERROLL CARR RONALD CARR RONALD CHASE GERALD CLARK JAMES CRANEY ROBERT DAMON VERNON DAVIS DANA DODGE ERWIN DODGE JOHN DOREY A ROLL OF HONOR Gilman High Students in the Armed Forces of the " United States '57 '25 '56 '51 '57 '42 ex-'45 1:57 ex-'41 ex-'45 'JO 'EO J'58 '58 ex-'45 ex-'59 ex-'45 .'55 RALPH DOREY VIRGILUDORR JUSTIN DRISCOLL GORDON DYNENT KENNETH EATON HOLLIS EATON WILLIAM FENNELLY CARL GILLEY DONALD GREVES ROBERT GRAVES DOUGLASS GRAY EDWARDNGRINDLE CEO1L.GROVER GEORGE GROVER JOHNSTON HAGERTY JOHN HASKELL EARL HODGRINS ROGER HAYNES HAROLD HUSTON GEORGE JENKINS '56 SX'- GX- X '59 '55 '57 '42 '59 '57 '55 '52 '58 '44 '45 '41 '59 '55 '40 '56 '58 '42 '45 CARLTON FELLEY ROGER LELAEE D ADLEEERT LISCOMB HAROLD Ma CNAUGHTON CL1FFORD HANCHES TER CLARK MANRING FRANK MAHRIHC CHARLES MAN S ON , JR. EVERETT HEADER MERLE FARLAN MURPHY DOUGLASS NORWOOD HARRY OBER ELBRIDC-E PEDDER FREDERICK PERVEAR JACKSON RETETOLDS ROBERT RUMILL SCHUYLER RUHILL EDWARD SAVAGE HORACE SAVAGE SX' GX- X SX' GX- '5v '41 '52 '25 '45 '25 '25 '4O '52 '42 '44 '24 '55 '29 '26 '55 '45 '41 '42 '59 PARRER SCHURNAN ARNO SEAVEY LAWRENCE SEAVEY WILLIAM SEAVEY JULIAN SMITH LAWRENCE SMITH DAVID STANLEY PROCTOR STANLEY mEmgSSTmmR SHANNON SWAN Sc EDWIN TRACY, JR CLAYTON WALLACE HARVEY WALLS STANLEY WALLS KENNETH WALTON GEORGE WATSON JAMES WOOD LAWRENCE WOOD LESLIE WRIGHT RONALD YOUNG RICHARD SCHUREGAN '42 '40 '55 '41 '45 '52 '41 '50 1,25 '-41 '40 '56 '42 '42 '40 '55 '59 '44 '45 '54 '28 Q L A M 5.5 A 9 5 2 A E E I CO-EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Verlie Walls Clifford Manchester ASSISTAKT EDITORS James Walls Madeline Bucklin ALUMNI EDITORS ART EDITORS Bette Beale Betty Wescott Hester Seavey William Walton BUSINESS MANAGEHS Jack McNulty Harold Younghans EXTRA-GURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Ralph wright LITERARY EDITOR ASSISTANT' Rachel Blaisdell Charlene Walls TYPISTS Bette Beale Sheila Norwood Verlie Walls Rachel Blaisdell Hester Seavey Madeline Bucklin M In the serving in fulllrespo FACULTY ADVISOR Miss Florence E. Greenleaf absence of Clifford Manchester who is the U. S. Army, Verlie Walls has assumed nsibilities of EDITOR-IN-CHIEF. .v N I I w .N z I li. g X f ' WHERE WILL WORLD WAR II BE WON? The Duke of Wellington said that the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton. After this war is over some historian is going to say that it was won on the campuses of America's schools and colleges. He won't be wrong. While German and Italian youth were goose stepping for Hitler and Mussolini, American youth were playing desperately on the football fields and basket ball courts for the honor of their schools. Hitler's youth were compelled to march and drill and to train for war, but American youth voluntarily studied for peace and trained for sports. The German organ- izations built strong, blindly bodies and unquestioning,blind- ly obedient minds. America filled her youth with the spirit of team work, .the will to win, and the ability to win. She 'helped them build well balanced bodies, and good muscular coordination. dThe German athlete isaa machine capable of doing only what he has been taught. The American athlete is trained to handle himself under all conditions. His timing is carefully developed. Every muscle in his body is strengthened systematically. He is taught the basic principles of his game and he practices them until he does them auto- maticly but when he is in a game he makes his own decisions according to the circumstances. The German youth fights as he plays. He is a fighting machine capable of only certain tasks under limited conditions. He does not enjoy a battle just as he doesn't a game. He has no background of sports to give him the spirit of a contestant in a game for his games had been part of a regi- mented training program in which he had no chance to 'show any individuality at all. The American youth :fights for his country just as he played for his college. A battle is a test for himself 'and his country and he puts himself whole- heartedly into it. He risks his life in war as he risked his limbs in football games. He enters a battle as- he entered a game, with a good knowledge of his own and his enemies weaknesses and strengths, with the conviction .that hinis fighting for the right side, and the belief that he will W . All of Americas fighting forces are tremendously strenth- ened by her athletes but the air force benefits most. 'In a bomber team work, muscular coordination, perfect timing, and stamina are as important as a knowledge of one's job. These things are not got while in the army or navy but while on the gridirons, baseball diamonds, and basket ball courts. Clifford Manchester '45 x 1 'r 5 - 'fn .A LEND-LEASE A POWERFUL WEAPON Lend-Lease is an American device by which the United Nations aid one another with supplies and services. ' From 1951 to l958,when the second world war was develop- ing, we stayed out of the world struggle, but finally from, our desire for security' we passed the cash-and-carry law to enable us to arm those, who in fighting for their security, might assure ours too. By spring 1940 France wr: out of the war and Zritair stcad alone against Germany and Italy. By the next year ,Britain left to spend. without our help she could had little money not continue the war successfully. Mhat should we do? We enter the warg we could not lend Britain did not want to money because the Johnson Act forbade that, and we dared not let Britain, China, and the rest perish. The solution to our problem was the Lend-Lease 'Act passed just nine months before Pearl Harbor. The defeat of nations fighting, and lend or lease to them the things they needed. Lend-Lease is, not only between the United States andfq other members of the United Nations but also between other members. Up to the end of 1942 Great Britain had sent more weapons, overseas to fighting fronts than we had. She sent Russia more than 2500 tanks and more than 3000 planes. We are familiar' with the fact of supplies going from this country to the United Nations, but we are less familiar with the help being given us by others. Take New Zealand as an example. All the mean vegetables eggs, fruits, butter, and cheese eaten by our troops in New Zealand are given without charge under Lend-Lease. Last fall our soldiers got so many eggs that New Zealanders were reduced to three eggs to a person each week for several months. Two large hospitals, and hotels have been turned over to American troops. Our troops are also transported free on their rail- roads 0 4 Australia began to help us when she sent shiploads of food to our troops on Bataan. Australians are the world's biggest meat eaters, but when we sent thousands of our sold- iers there, the civilianfs habits changed, and now they eat meat when they can get it. They can get very few canned goods only 10 cigarettes U driving is against the law. a day when they are available. Pleasure - 2 - the axis was essential to our security so we must aid they in V M 1. 4-as-sslLMAN-seaasasislgae li!-SCHOOLMQS as il' '35 'X' '35 95 '26 ii- 4 r it it 65 it -32' it 991943-Be -LENDHLEASE A POWERFUL UEAPON fcontinuedl The Australians make ner hospitals for us, and they re- pair our equipment. In this manner Australia returns what she receives from us under Lend-Lease. The American forces in New Caledonia are getting aid from the Fighting French, South Africa supplies naval aidg India makes uniformsg Belgium aids us in the Congo. China ships us raw materials. Lend-Lease aidibrour forces in the British Isles starts before the troops leave our ports because they are carried by British ships and conveyed by the British Navy. The British government pays the transportation costs of moving American soldiers in the Hritish Isles. Our soldiers are supplied, without cost, with arms, several hundred Spitfire planes and many field guns. Britain has provided us with over a million square yards of portable airfield runways and are supplying several 'thousand more. We have received supplies such as 15,000 bombs 70,000 rounds of 6-in. shells over 200 thousand anti-tank mines, electric 9 batteries hand grenades, parachutes, and many new hospitals. Almost all the bread for our soldiers is made from British flour under Lend-Lease, and they have agreed to sup- ply us with potatoes, fruits, vegetables, jam, and salt. Soon after Pearl Harbor she sent barrage 'balloons to our Vest Coast for defense apainst Jap attacks. Great Brit- ain has furnished us with specifications for her system of aircraft detection developed during a long period of bitter air warfare. The object of Lend-Lease is the destruction of the ene- my. Last year ?ritain's Eighth Army was equipped with Brit- ish weapons Rxftheir drive across Libya, but the 1000 planes 500 tanks and anti-tank Suns that we sent to the British gave them air power, fire power and armor. The General Sherman tanks that were used so successfully were designed by British and American experts. In dollars spent Lend-Lease has cost the Uhited States from March 1941 to January 1945 more than eight and one quarter billion dollars. It is quite probable that we shall expend more dollars and deliver more goods to others than they will to us, since we have the world's largest and only bomb free industry among the United Nations, as well as a larve asriculture LJ na ' ..5.. LEND-LEASE A Pov,EarUL WEAPON cconzinueay ' No country no matter hom rich or strong can stand alone against a mass of powerful enemies. All countries are dep- endent. The real wealth of a country is not money but goods and services. May we be intelligent enough and broadminded enough to use the same good judgment at the peace table that we have used in this powerful weapon LEND-LEASE. y Verlie Walls '45 WOMEN AND THE WAR American women are no longer bystanders at war. They're in it up to their ears. Soon fresh troops will 'replace our weary boys on the icy plateaus and in stormy jungles reinforce- ment made possible by alert-eyed girls in olive drab and navy twill. For day by day these girls are replacing Army and Navy men at desks in recruiting and supply offices, has well as big behind -- the -- lines jobs, as engineers, cooks, chemists, and specialists of all kinds. And throughout the United States millions of other women are replacing men needed for battle. Not all are in uniform, but all are earning their stripes. It may be in unbrave sweaty ways like welding, driving milk wagons or taxis, riding cranes in a shipyard, or the less spectacular job of being both mother and father to tomorrow's children. ,All these things the American woman does gladly. For she knows to the aching depths of her heart what kind of war this is. It isn't for boundaries, for profit or loot. lt's her war. Her men are 'sacrificing their lives for everything she loves and believes in,for the way she wants life to be for her- self and her loved ones. For the American family is the whole kernel of democracyg the wholesome give and take, the security from fear, the free play of the individual, yet his compassion for and dependence upon the others. Tocreate such a nation we once fled from the Gld World. H We can no longer call this the American dream.For through- out the world these ideals of a more perfect society haveseeped into each secluded valley, across craggy mountaintcps, into the hearts and souls of distant suffering people. The whole world is our neighbors It is a dream we must share and help come trues But first we must win this war. And to that end the American woman is dedicated today, whether she is nurturing young spirits inthese ideals with spankings and lessons and birthday candles, helping produce grain and pigs as well as tanks and guns or cradling some wounded sailor's head in the pitching seas of the North Atlantic. Not to mention those who have enrolled in the several women's corps of the Army, Navy, Coast Guard, and Marines. - 4 - -ma-4:--:eaILMANez--zssaeealiIGHee-as--se-:sa-scHOOL-:sees-4+ ul943a a a a s s 4 a a t THE- GILMANAC 4 4 a 4 s s 4 4 wl945u WOMEN AND THE WAR Ccontinuedl Other emergencies have seen American men compulsory reg- istered, and drafted too. But never before has the hand of compulsory enrollment been laid on women. Women are taking the place of men on trolley cars and elevators, as waiters, stock clerks, and taxicab drivers. Right now at least 600,000 more women have jobs then had them last year. The War Manpower Commission estimates that six million women will be engaged in direct war work by the end of 1945. The American Women's Voluntary Services is a permanent national organization, created in anticipation, of the part, that American women can play in protecting their homes -and in serving their communities and country. A Remember the Somme, the Aisne, the Mouse-Argonne offensive? Casualties, mud war. War and the people of America, from every Valk of life, singing that they would Ukeep the home fires Burn? American armies advancing in North Africa, men from our coun- try in the Solomons, in China, India, Australia, and in every part of the globe, to avenge Lidice and Rotterdam and Pearl Harbor. This is 1945. ' But today, the women of this country are not alone singing "keep thehome fires burning." In gallant service to their country they are doing just that. - ' ,Through the United' States Organization, pledged to give a Nhome away from homeu to all American men in uniform, more than 600,000 women today are giving their professional knowledge and their talents in home-making to fulfill that pledge. ' Not all women, however, are able to give as much time to this work as they might like. To the women having definite respons- ibilities which she must meet and which limit the time Gf her disposal, the American Red Cross is the ideal agency through which she may put her talents to work. One of the most pressing problems which has faced defense councils all over the country is that of carrying the war pro- grams into every home. There is an important new field here for women of initiative and leadership, the newly developed Block System. This system will organize the community for action in the field of civilian war services just as it is organized for action in an air raid. Each block or neighborhood chooses block leaders. They report to a sector block leader who in turn reports to a zone leader. These block leaders will, in almost every case be women, for their job is the daytime job of carrying the need for action, explaining the way the battle goes on Guadalcsmmal or in Tunisia or at Stalingrad. , 151 WOMEN AND THE WAR Kcontinuedj Red nail polish has disappeared for the duration. In its place has come a combination of axel grease, engine oil and metal filings, and the female sex at Duncan Field is very proud of this new style. The women at this huge ahrfwymt near-San Antonio, Texas have slipped quickly and intelligently into the places left vacant by the men who have gone overseas to meet our common enemy face to face. They ask no favors from the men working with them. If there is a heavy piece of equipment to pick up, they'll pick it up, if there is a tool to be gotten, they'll get it. There is courage' and self-sacrifice in the American women of this brutal twentieth century, just as there is courage and gallantry in the man of the family. Together, they cannot lose the struggle. Women are used for whatever work they can do. They are in all army camps in the navy and in the air forces. In the last J named service many of them have been killed in the bombing of airdromes, and they have met 'their deaths like soldiers. They do clerical work and code work, and are numerous in the intellw igent service. They can become officers of every rank up to the two or three highest. Girls have become WAACS, WAVES, SPARS, MARINES, and WAFS. They are training to become nurses. Older women as well as girls have volunteered for the innumerable branches of the American Red Cross, for the American Women's Voluntary Services, for the Office of Civilian Defense. They are serving as Airplane Spotters They are manning, Filter Centers, War Bond Booth, U S O Head- quarters. Wherever there is war work to be done, they are doing their part. They are doing'toq the far less glamorous but equally important work in the home and on the farm. Whether they be volunteers or paid workerg the women of this country are giving their bestz They are meeting this emergency with courage with imagination, with sacrificial zeal, that the world may once again be free. 4' Madeline Bucklin I V45 Success is spelled with four letters -- WORK. Failure is spelled with five letters -- SHIRK. - 6 -ss, Q, XXX Q 6 1 ' "' .YF Qxnfygfrwx 's ef-'ir LVLIF' - HQO5.- n f X SEN 10123 Sw f f,'f15??'-'Mg 19 .j f1LX,i,f',,,fs N-H ,Ah ,xr-.rkv!,,5x gLJ,4i:JXff xkgfix X45 BETTE BEALE commmaciar. lfBetY' nLots of noise and lots of fun Is Bette's motto in rain or sun.n Hiking Club 1, 2, 53 Glee Club 1, 25 Softball 15 Victory Corps 43 Senior P1aygAlumni Editor ofitw Gilmanac. RACHEL BLAISDELL nRaen Wln the army is Rechel's heart, She keeps smiling, though they're apart.W Glee Club 1, 2, 5g Hiking Club 1, 23 Class Odeg Literary Editor of the Gilmanacg Senior Play, Victory Corps 4. MADELINE BUCKLIN NBucku uOur Salutatorian is Madeline.- A deserved honor did she win.n Q Junior Speaking 53 Secretary and Treasurer 5, 4g Senior Play Salutatory. 3 Assistant Editor of the Gilmanacg HAROLD HUSTON uHhstonu nNot only here but also there, H Can Harold get them dark and fair. G1 e Club 1 2' Bowling 3 43 Junior Speaking 55 6 Victory Cores ig Vice President 43 Salutatory. -7- COMMERCIAL COMMERCIAL COLLEGE CLIFFORD MANCHESTER COLLEGE ncliffu Uwe can't lose this great fight, With our Valedictorian in for right.U President 1, 2, 5, 4, Plays 2, 25, 4, Lions Club Award 2' National Honor Society 5, Glee Club 1, 2, D . Hiking Club l, 2, Dowling 3, Junior Speaking 5, Victory Corps 4, CoUEdito:einmCnief of'UueCilmanac, Valedictory. COMMERCIAL ARTHUR McNULTY uJaoku nJackie can make more noise Than any army of otner boys.n Plays 1, 2, 5, Band 1, 2, 5, 4, Basket Ball 5, Glee Club 1, 2, Victory Corps 4, Business Manager of the Gilmanac, Presentation of Gifts. . ROBERT RUMILL COMMERCIAL nDobbinU HRobert left our high school To follow an even tougher ru1e.U Hiking Club 1, 2, 'Glee Club 1, 2, Senior Play, Basket Ball 1, 2, 5, 4, Bowling 2, 5. HESTER SEAVEY COMMERCIAL n Billien UHester's plenty strong, we see, When we go to take P. T.' Hiking Club l, 2, 5, Glee Club 1, 2, Soft Ball 1, 2, 4, Senior Play, Victory Corps 4, Alumni Editor of the Gilmanac. JAMES WALLS COMMERCIAL UJimmieU nJimmie is another Don Juan, Some girls wish he'd never been born.u Hiking Club l, 2, Clee Club 1, 2, Basket Ball 1, 2, 5, 4, Bowling 5, 4, Junior Speaking 5, Senior Play, Victory Corps 4, Vice President 4, Assistant Editor of the Gilmanacg Class Pnropnesy, -u--zz-as-ss-GILMAN-:fee-n--n-ez-HIGH-n-sz-41-as-H-SCHOOL-zz-as--:I-ee 419434 w 4 w 4 w 4 4 n THE GILMANAC w Q 4 a s s w 4 s1943a VERLIE WALLS CCMMERCIAL nC1emn nverlie likes to joke and fool, Always keeping calm and cool.N Hiking Club 1, 2, 53 Glee Club 1, 25 Soft Ball l, 2, 43 Victory Corps 43 Senior Playg Co-Editor-in- Chief of the Gilmanacg Honor Essay. RALPH WRIGHT ' COMMERCIAL ll nRalph is a quiet sort of lad,' And you just canft get him mad.n . Glee Club 1, 25 Hiking Club 2, 53 Band 5, Q3 Senior Playg Bowling 43 Extra-Curricular Activities of the Gilmanac. HAROLD YOUNGHANS ' GENERAL nweedsu nHarold Younghans, so they say, Is all through courting after May.U Abraham Lincoln Junior High SehoolgAmerican Schoolg Professional Schoolg Business Manager of Gilmanac. Harold Youn Q hens Madel 2 ne Bucklin Ver Q ie Walls Ja M es Walls 1 ' l Hester Se A Vey 9 H Jack Mc Q ulty 9 Bette w Beale 4 ' 4 Robert M Rumill 5 Harold H uston 5 Rachel Bla 1 sdell Ralph Wri Q ht Clifford Mano H ester , D Class Motto s w WE LIVE TO SERVE Class Flower Class Colors Blue Violet Red, White M Blue CLASS ODE Melody: "Farewell to Thee" .. 1 .. Now our golden days are at an end, The parting hour is coming soon, And we think, while swift the moments pass, How delightful has been our friendship's boon. - 2 - We are sorry to be leaving you, And all our friends at Gilman High, To you all we pledge our loyalty, We bid you aurevoir and not good-bye. - Chorus - Farewell to thee, farewell Gilman High Our golden days are coming to an end, But we will hope for brighter days to come, When friend shall meet with friend. Rachel Blaisdell '45 -KJ-Qi.. NW N N G IVL M A N 4 4 4 4 e H I G H e 4 e 4 4 S C H 0'0 L 4 4 419434 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 THE GILMANAC 4 4 4 4 4 a 4 e 419434 ' LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT We, the Class of 1945 of the school of Gilman, Town of Northeast Harbor, County of Hancock, and State of Maine, be- ing of legal age and sound minds and memory,do make,publish, and declare this our Last Will and Testament,hereby revoking and annulling any and all Wills by us made heretofore. We bequeath to Winfred Joy, Harold Huston's ability to make planes and boat models. A V , We bequeath to Hoyt Clark, Clifford Manchester's love of books,in hopes that he is as faithful to them as Clifford WESQ We bequeath to Hugh Smallidge, Robert Rumill's quiet voice. We hope Hugh never takes it into his mind to shout Home day and scare everyone out of his shoes. y We bequeath to Anita Walls,p Rachel Blaisdel1's ability to use a pen and remember addresses. We suggest that she circulate a news letter about what the boys are doing in the camps of the United States Army and those overseas. ' We bequeath to Mr. Kelley, Jack MoNulty's ability to grow a mustache to keep it waxed and trimmed as well as Jack always did. We bequeath to Eleanor Walls, 'Verlie Walls' slacks as she wants to keep them in the family. We hope Eleanor will wear them through the years as Verlie so faithfully has. We bequeath to Geraldine McKenzie at least 25 pairs of Bette Bea1e's earrings, hoping Geraldine glitters in them as Bette did. We bequeath to William Walton,Jimmy Walls' great spell- ing ability, knowing' that he will use a dictionary as Jim- my did so often. We bequeath to Frazier Peckham, Harold Younghans' mu- sical ability, knowing that Frazier will practice during daylight hours. We bequeath to Frances Iveney, Hester Seavey's rubber boots, in hopes they will last for the duration so that they can be retreaded. We bequeath to Edward Bucklin,Made1ine Bucklin's favor- iteiseat, as sister Madeline also wishes to keep it in the fam YQ IN WITNESS WHEREOF We have hereunto set our hands on this our Last Will and Testament at Northeast Harbor, this June lo, AQDQ , THE SENIOR CLASS A l JUNIOR CLASS NCTES I ' . In this small school of ours there are only 52 pupils but of these 52 there are 16 who are of superb quality. That group is the junior class. It is a well behaved class with a fine reputation. The class officers are: President -- ---- ---- - -- ---- '- Austin Grindle Vice President ------------- Buddy Brown Sec. and Treas. ------------ Marion Schurman The delegates to the student council are: Frances Iveney, Sheila Norwood, Hoyt Clark. The juniors .presented a one-act play, nSomeone For Bunny,H at the Neighborhood Hall, April 50, 1943. The actresses were Frances Iveney, Sheila Norwood and Flora Manchester, while the actors were Hoyt Clark and Austin Grindle. From both the dramatic and financial point of view, this performance was considered a great success. To the Armed Forces our class has sent: Robert Graves -- U.S. Navy Harlan Murphy -- U.S. Navy Herman Wesoott - U.S. Army James Wood ----- U.S. Merchant Marines ' T Athletics for several reasons have been curtailed at Gilman this year, however, the juniors have taken part in interclass, basket ball,bowling, badminton and ping pong. Austin Grindle '44 I v -12- SOPHOMORE CLASS NOTES Gilman High School has fourteen sophomores, seven boys and seven girls. These make up the second largest class in school. Early last fall an election of class officers was held. The following were elected: T1 President -----------U Gordon salt Vice President ------- Edward Busklin Sec. and Trees. --e--- Frazier Peckham The sophomore class is allowed two delegates to the student council, Those who were chosen are Robert Seavey and Charlene Walls. On February 4, a class play was presented entitled, "Buddy Buys an' Orchid". Those in the cast were Charlene Walls,Virgil Walton, Rebecca Taylor, Eleanor Walls, and Gordon Felt. ' Those who play in the bendzum: Edward Bncke lin, Gordon Falt, Frazier Peckham, Clharlotzte Merchant, Shirley Reynolds, and Eleanor Walls. Gordon Falt '45 an ' "JTml6R"'hcLass First row: 'CLWRJ Muriel Carter, Sheila Norwood, Frances Iveney, Anita Walls, Marion Schurman, Flora Manchester, Barbara Kingman, Geraldine'HacFenzie. Second row: CLHRD Buddy Brown, Winfred Joy, Jr., Hoyt Clark, Hizgh SmaT.'l.idge, Austin Grindle , William Walton, Jrc, Kenneth Robertson. CAbsent when picture was taken--Mary Glsenl SENIOR CLASS F5-I'S'C POW: CEPR? Bette Beale, Hester Seavey, Verlie Walls, M9.G.G'.l.f1.17.S 1511clf:l.i.n, Rachel Blaisclell. Second row: CLMRJ James Walls, Jp,, Jack McNulty, Harold Yf,:1,L:1v:33?1ar1sV. Ralph WI'ig'27'l'C . Ulbsent when picture was tal-zen--'Clif'for:1 Manchester, Robert Rumill, Harold Hustonl FRESHMAN CLASS NOTES Gilman opened this year with a freshman class of six lnoys and six girls, Ht a meeting in the vlrly fall the following class of officers were elected: President -------- ' ------- We--Fred Bucklin Vice President --------- -- Lester Joy Secretary --Q4--. --------- -- Ida Walton , Treasurer ----+---w-4--+--- Everett Carter , Uur class is permitted .to send ones delegate to student council. This honor this year was bestowed uoon Florence Jordan. Mrs. Herrick acts as our class advisor. We were very glad to welcome a new recruit to the class of '46 this string. James Rand, Mr. Bleck's nephew, came here from Gardiner High School tt join the ranks at Gilman. Those who are interested in music and that play in the band are: Everett Carter, James Rand and Fred Bucklin. This year the freshman class presented a play at the Neighborhood Hall the same night that the juniors did. The play was entitled, UPaul Faces the Tire Short age.H Those who took part in it were: Russell Man- chester, Florence Jordan, Ida Walton, IBettem hesooth Lester Joy and Everett Carter. We are looking forward to being soohomores and hope that our magical number, THIRTEEN5 are all able to return to Gliman next Seotember. Fred Bucklin -145.- FRESHMAN CLASS First row: CL-RJ Florerrce Jordon, Grace Davis, Betty Wescott, Ida Walton, Isabel Korkmazian, Marion Stover. Second row: CL-RJ James Rand, Fred Bucklin, Gordon Manchester, A Everett Carter, Paul Walton, Lester Joy. QAbsent when picture was taken-Malcolm Graves? SOPHOMORE CLASS First row: QL-RJ Charlotte Merchant, Eleanor Walls, Rebecca Taylor, Charlene Walls, Jane Smallidge, Vera Gillie , Shirley' Reynolds . Second row: CL-RD Frazier Peckham, Jr., Virgil Walton, Robert Seavey, Gordon Halt, Edward Bucklin, Hobart Hamer. lAbsent when picture was taken-- Clifton Damon? 1' BVMXEEN X ------ N! '-"1--is -an H E EOOKEN DS - -. r""'5 fh- f "' ' - N . ' N f X f sf f Q f' f X ,........: I 0?- 'gf A3 L . 2 111:-'51 A :W " -- - W-li 'nf i. QTTQQ ' 1 Y 'jf i.-"-,..f-:---v-Hffevrvre1'.g-'---ffl?-1lEEaLSdm2xH?T,'f:5 I I v w 1. ...- v..-ny.. 1 N Y I -:sez--ze-u-GILTIAINI-as-M--x-ec--u-HIGH-zz--sees.-se-:esCH00Ln-'-u--u-4+ 419454 a 4 a w 4 4 w 4 THE GILMANAC w a 4 4 4 a 4 4 wl945w p srooxcs, I say . 1 I was on vacation a short time ago staying in an old deserted mansion in which human foot had not stepped, and by the looks,- hu- man hand had not weilded a dust cloth for many long years. People whispered that there was some manner of spirits living ,in thisnnld deserted house. I being an adventurous person, wanted to find out the truth of these statements. Most of all, I think to show the townspeople that I could stay in a haunted house all night without being harmed. Just so I wouldn't be all alone, a million miles from nowhere, which was five miles from town, I brought my maid, Agatha, with me. Needless to say she was a timid soul, as are all maids I have the misfortune to hire. -But she came.. On the second night of our stay at the old mansion I was lying in bed, sleepless. It was one of those stormy electrically charged nights. One could hear the moaning of the trees as the wind passed through their branches and in .the distance could be heard the low growl of thunder. Suddenly, I jumped! what was that ? Above the rattle of the storm I seemed to hear a weird loud muaicaless music. I listened again. I could still hear itg it was coming from down- stairs. Agatha, hearing the sounds at the same time I did, came softly running into my room. Her face was as white as a sheet and she was trembling violently. I calmed her a little and took in my shaking hand a revolver which I secretly kept by my bed. My knees were so wobbly and knocked together so much as I started down the stairs that the apparation must surely be able to hear me I thought. Suddenly, there was a high wailing note accompanied by a stroke of lightning,which sent me almost fainting, back up the stairs. When I had calmed myself, and the wild beating of my heart had ceas ed a little, I started down the stairs again. One, two,three, four, I counted the old, rotten and sqeaky steps,while I gripped tightly the revolver all the time. I reached the bottom step and felt my way through the dark kitchen to the living room door. ' In the living room stood a large old piano. Much to my horror, in a flash of lightning, I saw something which to me looked like white fingers noving across the piano. I stood glued to the floor, watching, watching, as they continued to move across the tuneless keys. All at once a flash of lightning illuminated the room, show- ing me that white thing that was walking across the piano evidently enjoying the noise it made. No, it was not a spook, it was not a mouse, it was, of all things: Agatha's white cat. Anita Walls '44 - 15 - 1 ve .. 4:-u--n--u-GILMAN-n-ee-M--M-QGHIGHQSQ:-esiee-x-SCIfIOOL-n--ze-J:-ze u1943a s s a a s s s 4 THE GILMANAC a s a 4 4 s s s a1945u A SOLDIER'S LETTER fcontinuedl My dear son, I Have been so.anxious about you, as you said you haven't been receiving my letters. I donft suppose it can be helped but I hope you get this, as it would make me happy. Dear son, what I am about to write isn't easy and please when you read this be the soldier that I know .you are. Dear, death is not spoken in kind easy words, but I know it is near the time for me to leave this world and I can gladly say I am proud to have my son serving our country. Remember dear, never be afraid of what your heart says is right. - Your devoted mother Jerryfs eyes were closed. Joe looked from the letter to Jerry. There was a peaceful smile on his face as his eyes closed for Jerry knew he would be meeting his mother soon and he knew also that he hadn't failed his country. Geraldine MacKenzie '44 - JUST A DOG He is a dogg small, wiry, alert, with short stiff legs, spotted with black.. His long shabby hair fwhite but with large black blots? gives him an appearence of being fat, but when wep, he shrinks away to-a trembling. skinny bag of bones. A short bushey tail, curled up over his back, wags'ddubtfu11y every time you speak to him. If your hand is within reach, he will push his cool, wet nose into it, begging with his eyes for you to scratch his ears, or pat his back. When you get close enough, you can see that the hazy blue disks set deep in his brown worried eyes seem to give out a lurid light. He can express feelings with his ears that require all the features of a human to express. He makes them lie down in shame when anyone scolds him, or makes them stand boldly erect when anyone calls him. Q - Alertness is his outstanding quality. He is never re- laxed even when sleeping, but ready to jump at every sound or movement. When the people come near the house he hastens to challenge them with high pitched, rasping voice. Hoyt Clark '44 4 1-D - -3646!-49GIL1VIAN4?-35Nv65,6i-HIG-Hi-44-65-52-it-SCHOOL,-Ji-Mid? al945e e sue a e s M 1 THE GILMANAC e e s a e w M 4 419454 MY SON JIM For the tenth time since Jimmy's letter arrived less than an hour ago, Irene Jones removed her son's letter from the :envelope and read it through. It was impossible, her Jimmy married and bringing his bride home with him son his furlough. W You'll love Leila, reallv you will, mom. U Jimmy has scrawled in his distinctive writing across the paper, nonce you get to know her. Leila teaches the second grade in one of the mountain Schools, Her parents are garmers and live in a lovely little old fashioned house in Brook- 8.S, , . Irene Jones let tears come and thev splattered like raindrops on her beloved Jimmy's letter. Resentment came over her face. Her Jimmy, who had just earned his wings, and who now stood straight and tall in his uniformgr her Jimmy, most eligible bachelor in Pew- Dort, who could easily have married a firl from his own set, married to a stuffy little school teacher of the Kentuck Mountains. ' NOh, don't take it so hard, lrene,n Jim's father said, niYou knew our hov would marrv sometime. What's the difference?N H3ut just think our'Jimmf's marrying some female hillvhil1y,n she sobhed. JHe's just throwing himself away.H nNonsense, Irenen he said, growling impatient with her. uI'll welcome her even if you won't.H uYou just don't understand. Men never do. Am I supposed to accept 'any one that I've never seen?W The bickering went on for over an hour getting worse instead of better. But Jim's father was all for him, but not Irene. To her, her Jimmy was still her little bov. ' lim and his bride arrived late in the day. UMom Z Dad i U he called as he ran toward them. ULeila, this is my mother and father I know voufll love them.hoth, and I know thev'll love vou in return. The little sunnv haired hride extended her ,lean tanned 'hahd, It's so good for ron to take me in.n A tinv smile twinkled at the corners of Leila's mouth. l V I know von must he tired, children. Hhother managed a smile in her tense and hitter mind. HDinner will he readv at SSVH1iHd I'll excuse you if you prefer not to dress tonight, H 'hoping all the time that Leila would attewnt to five an exhibition of a Hillv- hillv formalitr so lor could see how trulr imoossihle she was in his rotherfs house. Qcontinued on page 221 -xc-as-zee:4GILMANee f.ee+H1C,H-:eq LeeSCHo0Leeeeese:- W1945N M M M M M J f THE GILMANAC L U U V N 4 Nl945N LEST WE FORGET The sun is setting, I know not Where, 1 But with it goes my constant prayer-- it . "That God will watch over and protect . Those boys, bravely dying, lest we for3et.n V Giving their heart, body and soul, So that our freedom may onward roll Let us then not let them die in vain, But help freedom forever reign.W' . ' A Flora Manchester 1 , , 144 A, -AVICTQRY 4 ' We are proud to hail VOld Gloryu And why shouldn't we be? - For it stands for all that's right-- The symbol of the free.- . ' It stands for what we're fighting 1,In air, on land and sea. No matter what the loss may le There is always Qain. , Let our fight be strong and eager Let it not he in vain. Hay God give our leaders wisdom, A And for us Victory proclaim. J Frances Iveney 144 . . A I MISSING YOU A V Nothingfs very interesting,, .T Can't scare up a smiley He. p Lots of folks are around but still It's lonesome all the while, I The same old sun is shiningg- There are the same old things to dog But somehow things aren't quite the same-- Guess it's missing you. - Muriel Carter '44 ' '-19-:M I KNOW AMERICA WILL SING I know America will sing, That mothers will sing because Their sons are home, That sweethearts will be happy for War is no more, But peace is forever. Sisters and brothers will sing once more For now there is something to sing for. For fields then will be - Bright and green and red with flowers, Not red with the young blood Of our finest men of america. Churchbells will toll over the world again The merchant will sell his wares again, not kncwing Or caring for a noise from the skies. June again will be June, fairest of all months, Time of earth?s fullest beauty, y Then, I know America will sing. , I Anita Walls '44 'SPHINGU I looked out of the window, it was but a while 980, And there I saw the daybreek, its clean face all aglow. , The spring has come, I know it, for I feel it in my'b1ood, For I've seen the buds a sprouting, and birds lmilling 'round as a flood. I walked about the hillside, and heard mother nature confess, That hers was a land of beauty, which God and man did bless. , A There too, I saw the mayflowers, and the crocus nod their heads. I They had just waked up from their winters sleep, and were now getting out of bod. Again the spring has conquered, again the winter lslain, I've looked about for signs of it--my searches all in vain. Winfred Joy, Jr. '44 - 2O in :ees-as-aeGILMANee ri-451-IIGH65 '-168-SCHOOL9562--35--25 x1943r 4 4 4 w h'n s e THE GILMANAC L L - 4 w 4 4 M r1945s ,ln SALVAGE Your heels are stoutly mendedg You've a brand new set of toes. I donft know what to call you, But Ifm wearing you for hose. Our sprints together will be few ! For you are worn and thin. Then it will be my turn, old sock F1 . FI LO run--ann turn you in. A ' ' Mary Olsen '44 4 OUR SCHOOL There's a yellow school house on the hill Where pupils go their brains toaflll,f f The absentee list in this little school Is very high as a general rule. When this happens Mr. Kelley says, UIt's easier to mark the present than the absent I guess." ' But all together they're a pretty good bunch, When you can't get a problem they'l1 give you a hunch. Hugh Smallidge '44 A SOUVENIR I found them inl a book last night, These withered violets. A reminder of an early love, That one never forgets. 1 You know what tricks memory plays, With all our long past fun? These flowers remind me of a boy, I wish I knew which one. Geraldine MacKenzie '44 ..21.. . , Q 1, MY SON JIM fcontinuedl Q Irene was surprised when she looked and saw Leila decending the stairs, a vision of blonde loveliness, in a frock of silk crepe in which she dressed for her first dinner with Jim's fami1y,- a gown of the softest blue which accented her eyes and played up to her golden ringlets. Leila was perfectly poised and appeared to enjoy the formality of the meal and if she felt ill at ease, she did not reveal it. Irene was amazed bv her new daughter's charming manners. But resentment still gnawed at her heart. Why cou1dn't 1Jim have marriedione of his 'own set as she had always hoped? It was down right embarrassing when Leila followed Irene in to the library later that evening. U Mother Irene, n she started in a soft weak voice, HI know it's difficult for sou to have me here You see, Jim told'me all ahout von, Your plans for him, his future and evervthing i After a monent's silence she continued, nJim was afraid I wouldn't like you, but I wasn't. I knew Jim's mother must be someone fine to have reared such a lovely hc? as Jim. And now it is for me to measure up, so that You will like me. Resentment left lrenefs face. She crushed the girl to her. There were tears in her voice, but her ewes were shining because she knmwthgn thatleilammwas just the firl for her Jimmy, and that she would love her as if she were her own daughter. H Bette Beale '45 -... ., - ggi- X W J af X X X xl av. XX f 1 I AC:rw1'f1Es -J SX QQQWD 5 Q 5 W' ff f w w Y l 4 ,f .ij -TH!--21'-IGGILMAN-21--H--15-Mfg-IQHIGH'2S-li--3949-25SCHOOL-J543'-K-16 491943-I -se ez- -ze -ze 4+ we -se as THE GILMANAC' 4+ as -x- s -se -as -2+ -s 451945-S9 1" 2223 ,. Sep130f,fl?.I.1 li n,. - Dear Diary, ' 'School began today with the big total of 62 pupils. The senior class dwindled from 34 Cfreshman year! to twelve this year. The absence of Mr. Potter, Miss Devereau,and Mr. Kennedy has been deeply felt by both students and facultyg but Miss -Greenleaf and Mr. Black are very successfully taking their places. QHH22?Q The teachers left for Lewiston today for the State Con- vention. Imagine it, a three day vacation! J ' - - Novczmb er -E3 y That black eye--some people say Bobby was tight, others - say Marion Stover was too rugged for him. ' December lg Christmas! I know you're all very sorry that you oan't go to school for a whole week, but please don't lose too much sleep over it. liii February 2 The seniors and sophomores made quitea.showing for them- selves in their one-act plays. Seniors--"Quiet Please".Sopho- mores--"Buddy Buys An Orchid". ' March.QQ- r I Did I hear right? You said the girls beat the boys nine pins in the bowling tournament. Why, the boys were going to beat us a least 50 pins. Oh, but I suppose they gave those nine to us. at least that's their excuse. ' April. 2....,0-232. I l The whole school but very religious this week and most of us attended the Holy Meek Services. April- 21 - So, Rebecca says - "sweet sixteen and never been kissed" but we all know different here at Gilman. She denies the Emmy but then--. -415 .. A'QI'i'1 gg Yes, we even have some real Greer Garsons and Halter Pig,- eons in the junior and freshman classes. The juniors displayed their talents in a one-act play. HSomeone for Bunnyn. The freshman's cleverness was also enacted in a play, NPaull Faces The Tire Shortageu. ' l May Z Oh, I suppose you all either witnessed or heard about that big soft ball game the boys and girls played. Let me see, now what was the score?- Well, I can't remember, but it doesn't matter e.ny'wai'7. The boys beat us a little, but we did not want to scare them away by showing them up too much. 312212 .12 We heard today that Herbert Thomas, Gilman High School-WHL who was recently graduated from Norwich University, has been awarded the gold key, awarded annually to the student Voted to be the outstanding member of the Norwich chapter of Theta Chi. Gilman thus shines by reflected glory, Congratulations, Herbie. HEY El . Junior S eakins was hold ir the Union Church at .ei ht 'J . 5 . A .1 o'clock. Those ycrtici atihf were: Frances Ivenef Mary Olsen A I P Q ,v B . 4. J, 1 Sheila Norwood, Flora Manchester, Austin Grinsle, Buddy Brown, Hoyt Clark, and Winfred Joy, Scoop Grindle walked off with first prize and Winfred Joy followed with second prize. May QQ That's right. The juniors are sponsoring a Barn Dance at the Neighborhood Hall. We are planning to have a pretty swell time, so you'd better come and bring your best Qriend. June Q The Baccalaureate sermon is to be in the St. Maryfg Church this year with the Rev. Lee Stevens officiating. June lg Graduation Exercises are to be in the Seal Harbor Neigh- borhood Hall at eight o'clock.' We all certainly wish the best of luck to the seniors. - 24 - 4+-194+-H-GILMAN-zz-a--x-as-eeH1G11ec-as-n--:ees-SCIIOOL-:see-zz-se u1945a e 4 s s s s a a THE GILMANAC s r 4 4 e 4 a 4 t1945w G-ILMIXH HIGH SCHOOL BAND The band has worked this year 1A'f' under the efficient leader- shib of Mrs. Grace Herrick. Progress has been slower as we lost so many of our players by graduation last year and also by the draftg nevertheless, we have kept on practicing each Thursday afternoon in the commercial room. The band gave a short concert during intermission at both the senior. and sophomore plays and the junior and freshman plays. We are now practicing marching in preparation for Me- morial Day. Music is an important part 'in any life, so even though the war claims all but a very few, we will still play on. ' Those who play in the band are: TRUMPET l Gordon Fatt ' Dorothy Haynes Shirley Reynolds 1 ' CLARINET D Frazier Peckham, Jr. Sheila Norwood Eleanor Walls Patricia Foster Fred Bucklin TR OLZBONE r F .Tack Mcllul ty BASS DRUM Barbara Kingman Everett Carter . DRUMS Edward Bucklin Robert Frazier Edward Brown Nathan Smallidge CYMBALS Charlotte Merchant 25 - Winfred Joy, Jr. '44 SAXAPHONE Austin Grindle Frances Iveney James Rand BASS HORN Winfred Joy, Jr VICTORY CORPS Since the government has started drafting men for mili- tary service, it has been found that a large number of them are phvsically unfit. One method of improving this situa- tion is to introduce physical education into high schools all over the country. .Here at Gilman we weren't able to start until the middle of January. The boys and girls take calisthenios for forty-five minutes twice a week, the boys Mondavs and Wednesdays and the girls Tuesdays and Fridays. The boys are under the direction of Mr. Black and the girls under the direction of Miss Greenleaf. At each session the classes line up for roll call which is followed by a few minutes of military drill. The next half hour is devoted to various kinds of exercise. If there is any time left over, it is used for a game or contest. Hoyt Clark '44 ii hd eHsweeGILMANe-se1-:e4+HIGH-:ees-seeaesscHOOLee-:sem 66194546 a- -is 4 -ze as as ez- T353 GILMANAC 5 as as ee as ez- as 5-6619454 2 I! O l 1 vw N THOSE CERTAIN DAYS Oh, when thoseloertain days arrive, And we climb that "Pea Ridge Hill", Don't think we go to jig or jive, I For we only go to drill. Oh, when Miss Greenleaf Egives the Call 0 O O Amid the noisy laughter Og, -, .- It means "Attention" to us all A sf e x I And no fooling after. ' 4 ,xg X' ' Io And then we march in single file X X O Around the gym so cold, ' ' , ou'cl think it was a long long mile X To hear the lasses soolcl. CD . viffy And then we limber up our bones, J' We turn and stretch and twist, You hear a lot of grunts and groans, LO Q J And then you hear, "Dismissed"! --ffl, ' fe v..r Then we lamely walk to the bus, All weary tired and weak, Our clothes and hair all in a muss, A seat is all we seek. She i la Norwood - H4451 ' l Q Q "' cw Name- Austin Grindle Virgil Walton Everett Carter Winfred Joy Buddy Brown James Walls William Walton Gordon Falt Frederick Phillips Malcolm Graves Edward Buoklin Frazier Peckham Clifton Damon Luther Phillips Lester Joy Fred Bucklin Austin Grindle William Walton Virgil Walton ' Everett Garter ' Clifton Damon 1 James Walls Lester Joy Buddy Brown Frederick Phillips Luther Phillips Gordon Falt . Frazier Peckham Malcolm Graves Winfred Joy Fred Bucklin Edward Bucklin BOYS' BOWLING scoazss Hires, Mf1.t,9.a NBHQ?H Qi 5221252 AY2E.n2 ' 6 21 21 e 9 21 21 9 12 N9 12 12 'Q 9 ' 9 12 .Ssssaa 12'1Lt9..11 12 21 18 18 18 21 18 18 12 18 12 12 6 6 15 15 il' 'Sl' if--e-'M if A group of boys were talking about the different ways of earning spending money when Jack asked Winnie how he was making all of his. UWell,n said Winnie, UI have been setting uo pins at e bowling alley, but it made my legs sore so I had to quit ' Uwhat do you mean by saying that it made your less so , asked Jack? uwell you see,n replied Winnie, ntwo of the oins were missing and I stood in for them.n -Di-2- 4- 2PitGILMAIT-ie foe-i2itHIGH-35" 'PSCHOOLQS--It 19194555 it 't 4' it if' it it f THE GILMANAC it " 6'- " X' "- -it 961945 - GIRLS' BOWLING ' Gilman High had this year a girls' bowling tournament in which four teams took part. The bowlers were: TEAM NO. l TEAM NO. 2 I Florence Jordan Flora Manchester Marion Stover Betty Hescott Frances Iveney Barbara Kingman TEAM NO. 5 TEAM NO. 4 I Rebecca Taylor Vera Gillis Charlene Walls Ida Walton Mary Olsen . Sheila Norwood Competition was strong between teams 2 and 4 all through the tournament but team 4 won in the end by 24 pins. Ida Walton had the .hifhest averafe of 75 and Rebecca Tavlor had the highest score for any one string--96. March 50 was the date, the time - 6:50, the place was the gym, when one of the most exciting bowling matches in our history took place. This match was five boys and Mr. Black against five girls and' Miss Greenleaf. The competitors were Ida Walton against Edward Euchlin, Frances Iveney against Frazier Peckham, Rebecca Taylor against Luther Phillips Betty Wescott acainst Fred Hucklin, and Miss Greenleaf against Mr. Black. The boys took 'the first string, but Miss Greenleaf took Hr. Flack by 40 pins. Suppose he'll ever live it down?? With such an example as this to lead them, the'girls just had to rin the next string. They did too--by l pin. It was in the third and last string that the girls really got going and took the -boys 21 pins. Miss Qreenleaf rolled the highest score of the tournament which was lll. Frazier Peckham came next with lOL, and Mehecca Tsflor toak third place with lOl. The final score for this tournament was a min for the girls by a total of 9 pins. . Hoo-ray for the'Qirls1 c Frances Iveney '44 -29- x THE SENIOR AND SJPHOMORE PLAYS Never in all the years of Gilman High School plays has there been two better ones than the senior and sophomore performan- ces of February 4, 1945! The Barrymores themselves would havetenx surprised at the remarkable acting in UQuiet Pleaseu and UBuddy Buys an Orchidn. Outside of the Northeast, Harbor Neighborhood Hall, before the plays, a number of policemen stood in the miserable rain di- recting the traffic! The huge crowd poured into the hall hours before the curtain. Great personalities, like the governor, a few noted Broadway stars, and a number of reporters and photo- graphers were present. Finally the hall lights were off, the fcotlights were on,and the curtain was going up. Y The first play was the senior's, nQuiet Pleasen. This fast moving comedy got plenty of hearty laughs from beginning to end. The actors and actresses were: Clifford Manchester as Jeff, James Walls, Jr. as his brother, Judd, Sunnyville Christian Society, with Ralph Wright as Rev. Andrews, Bette Beale as Mattie, Hester Seavey as Jessica, and Verlie Walls as Josie. Catherine, a stran- ger, would have been played by Madeline Bucklin, but due to 'ill- ness Charlene halls substituted. After the first great performance, the noted Gilman High School Band played a number of selections under the direction of Mrs. Bradford Herrick, who also staged the plays. Then the crowd was thrilled to see the curtain gc up on the second performance. It was the sophomorefs play WBuddy Buys an Orchidn. The play proved to the audience what great acting abil- ity and talent the sophomore class has! It showed, with the touches of comedy, the troubles and worries a teen-age boy, of the modern day hiss., The cast was as follows: Virgil Walton as Buddy, Rebecca Taylor as Mrs. Bradley, Euddy's mother, Charlene Walls as Alida, his sisterg Eleanor Halls as the maid, Belle 3 and Clifton Damon would have played Bill, Alida's friend, but due to illness, Gordan Falt substituted. The actresses, actors, end directors were overwhelmed with congratulations, many telegrams, flowers, and gifts! The report- ers and photographers crowded the dressing rooms of the great per- formers. - 50 - -M-2645-'31-GILMAN-X-45-M-i666HIVGH-39'3!--H-66-X-SCHOOLSZ-iii?-76 -zz-1945-2+ ef- es- -ze -2+ es ee es ez- THE GILMANAC as ez- -se ex- as ez- as es- e91945es raesmam its JUN1 on PLAYS On the night of April 50, 1943, two more Gilman plays took place at the Northeast Neighborhood Hall. They were the freshmen and junior plavs, nPaul Faces The Tire Shortagen and HSomeone for unnv . It was the same kind of a night as the last two plays HBuddy Buys An Orchidu, and WQuiet Please.n Rain and wind made it hard for neonle to get out to see the plays. But in spite of it all a good crowd turned out. The freshmen play, nPaul Faces The Tire Shortagen took placed first. It was a short comedy, and the actors xnf actresres did a grand job. It proved to the upper classmen that the freshmen are not so green after all. The cast was: Paul, Gordon Manchesterg his mother, Ida Halton, his father, Everett Carter, his sister, Mary, Florence Jordan, his girl friend, Jane, Bettr Uescottg and his brother, Junior, Lester Joy. X The Gilman High'School Band under the direction of Mrs.Herrkk played a number of selections after the first play. The junior's play "Someone For Bunny", followed the band con- cert. The junior class reallv did a good job. This play was also a comedv with a touch of romance on the carts of Bunny and Susie. The cast wasz- Barbara, Frances Iveneyg Peter, Austin 'Grindleg Bunny, Hoyt Clark, Irene, Flora Manchester, and Susie Richards, Sheila Norwood. - ' When the entertainment was over, the crowd started buttoning un their coats, pulling their hats over their ears, and pushed their wav out into the rain. I But I'm sure everyone felt it was worth getting wet for. ' Charlene Walls ' '45 , - Sl.- X ,al ,.. x ,QQ 1 I ' : f f , f N x I Lf .X 4, ,,J' -' , ,ff N.,-' X ,flaw nw ffv Sf 5 Q f f If ,I ,- ff. .1 X N f f F t .... I .... V F ,KSA ,Aff Ik ,fj f Q If: X nAu nBn non nDu nEn nFn nGn nHn nIn nJn II KU uLn nmn nNn ncn nPn nan wsu IYTII H 'VH nwn f Hifi! GILMAN HIGH SCHOOL ALPHABBT is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for is for Anita, the 1110811 glamorous of us all, Bette, who won't be back next fall. Charlotte, a Junior she'll be, Damon, a toughie is he. Eddie, always Seal Harbor bound, Frances, who sure gets around. George, but Frazier to more, Hester, who never gets sore. Ida, who giggles with glee, Jimmie, a sailor hefll be. Kingman, who can out a rug, Lester, some think him a lug. Maoeline, her future is planned, Norwood, a fella shefll land. Olson, like the letter is she, Paul, a green Qgeshman is he. Rachel, far away is her heart,. Scoop, in fun he takes parts of blue, Taylor, who's feeling kind Verlie, hard telling what shefll do. Wright, who likes to catch fishes, Younghans, to him our best wishes. When you put them all together, Each one from A to Y, They make a swell high school, That, no one can deny. Charlene Walls '45 MOST MOST Here are the winners of the l 9 4 5 2.Q B Q 2,5 Eel Tfl. Q Q.N.T.E if!- ' A GIRLS POPULAR -- ......... -- CHARLENE WALLS 1 fSecondD Hester Seavey LIKELY TO SUCCEED --- ------ MADELINE BUCKLIN ' Verlie Walls MOST EFFICIENT --- ---- ----- MADELINE BUCKLIN Sheila Norwood cTie7 Verlie Walls b ,,, ,,- Q GERALDINE MaeKBNZIE BEST DISPOSITION fT1GJ FRANCES IVENEY BEST LOOKING ---- ---------- --- VERLIE WALLS Charlene Walls KTie, Rebecca Taylor BEST DRESSED --- ---- MADELTNE BUCKLIN ' A Geraldine MacKenzie BEST DANCER -- ---- BARBARA KINGMAN SCHOOL.WIT --- SCHOOL BABY -- TIME KILLER -- QUIETEST -- NOISIEST ----- MOST DI NIFIED 55 me Charlene Walls -- HESTER SEAVEY Verlie Walls -- MURIEL CARTER ---- BETTE BEALE Barbara Kingman - JANE SMALLIDGE Madeline Bucklin ---- BETTE BEALE Barbara Kingman MADELINE BUCKLIN Sheila Norwood MOST MOST MOST BEST BEST BEST BEST BOYS POPULAR -- LIKELY TO SUCCEED --- EFFICIENT -------- DISPOSITION --- LOOKING -- DRESSED -- DANCER -- SCHOOL WIT --- SCHOOL BABY --- TIME KILLER -- QUIETEST -- NOISIEST -- MOST DIG IFIED --- - 54 ------- JIMMY WALLS Harold Huston CLIFFORD MANCHESTER CLIFFORD MANCH STER ------- JIMMY WALLS Buddy Brown --- HAROLD HUSTON William Walton -- HAROLD YOUNGHANS Jimmy Walls ------- BOBBY HAMOR Harold Younghans --- SCOOP GRINDLE Rabbit Joy --- FRAZIER PECKHAM Kenneth Robertson ------ RABBIT JOY Jack McNulty ----- HOYT CLARK Hugh Smallidge ----- RABBIT JOY Scoop Grindle CLIFFORD MANCHESTER X A fft X565 I gi, '- WMI' 1 2 . J! QW? "f MI ,, 459 CZ? QILMAN HIGH SONG-HIT-Q NJIMW -- Rebecca Taylor UHERE coMES THE NAVYU -- Betty WeScott "THE FLEET'S IN" --.Anita Walls I HHE'S MY GUYU -- Geraldine MacKenzie u "THE MARINES HIMNH -- Charlene walls ULAZY BONESn -- Clifton Damon nCAN'T GET OUT OF THIS Moonu -- Shoop Grindlen ' N HI JUST KISSED YOUR PICTURE GOODNIGHTH -- Rachel Blaisdell UOH, HOW I HATE TO GET UP IN THE MORNINGn -- Buddy Brown HIT SEEMS TO ME I'VE HEARD THAT SONG BEFOREN -- Sheila N0rw00d nI'M WALKING THE FLOOR OVER YOUN -- Harold Huston Hon, JOHNNYN -- vera GIIIIQ nI'VE GOT GOES OF LOVE FOR THE NAVYH -- verlie Walls NI GOT IT BAD AND THAT AIN'T GOODU -- Winfred Joy nYOU'D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TOU -- Harold Younghans NHERE COMES THE NAVYU -- Robert Rumill -H - - NI'M IN THE ARMY NOWU -- Clifford Manchester A WARMY AIR CDRTEN LL BQEEQAESSIS A C A' N nYOU'LL NEVER KNQWV,--.Madeline Buoklin NTEN PRETTY GIRLSH -- James Walls ULOSTU -- Jack McNulty HAS TIME GOES BYU -- vIrg1I Waltdn HSOME DAY I'LL FIND YOUn -- Ralph Wright NTALL GROWS THE TIMBER' -- Hester Seavey UDAY DREAMINGH -- Flora Manchester NI'M CCHEMINGI FOR MYSELF? -- William Walton S- 35 - WANTED BY THE STUDENTS OF'GILMAN Something to keep Rabbi A new schoolhouse A girl for Peckham Some stilts for Muriel t quiet Some transportation for Brown Some jokes for Hr, Kell ey . A carload of gum for the gum chewers A loud speaker for Jane A muffler for Bette Bea 16 A date book for Jimmy Walls Longer vacations ' An alarm clock for Jack A good gym - 'WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF-- Buddy Brown and Charlene lost their curls? Peckham got 50 in a Latin test? Hoyt and Jane made a llcile noise? Jack came to school threeuiays in a row? Gloomy get the mumps? . No one whispered for e day? Jimmy had just one girl? Clifford didnft study? Jimmy Walls grew sideburns? Snoop told a funny joke? Greg Smallidgeusjome in school? Barbie Kingman weighed lOO lbs.? Bobby Sears? became a midget and Muriel Carter 6 fur tall? Ihrold Ybunghenel seat broke down? Sncokle Walla didnlt whisper? I Ja 'J' '11 .., L- - J. Robers Rumllh moved .oo faso to be seen? The seniors failed to graduate? x Frances: Scoop: Teacher: Bobby S: Teacher: Bobby S: NOT AQUAINTED' T ' VDO you know a man down your way with one leg named Wilson?U nwell, I'm not sure. hhat's the name of the other leg?' 1 NEW SYSTEM nCan vou tvne?n UYes, I use the Columbus system.n NWDEIJC' S th8.'lZ?n NI discover a key, then land on it.n NO CASUALITES Father: nWho broke that chair in the palor last evening?U .Bettez nlt just collaosed all of a sudden, father, but neither of us were hurt.U AFRAID OF THE POP Jimmy: UI would marry Rebecca but for one thing.n Ralph: nAfraid to nop the ouestion?u Jimmy: UNO, afraid to question the pop.U THE RIGHT PARTY The grocer was regretful as he turned down the young ap- plicant. WSorry, Jack, we can't use much help right now.H UOh, that's all right. I wouldn't be much help.n No, BY GUM 1 Aunt Minnie was taking her first trip on a train. When the conductor came through the car and called for tickets Auntie readily gave hers. A few minutes later the train boy coming through called, HChewing gum In 'Neverl H cried Aunt Minnie, bravely. uYou can take my ticket, but not my gum lu SPARE ROOM HI tell you I won't have this roomln protested Barbara to the bellboy who was conducting her. Ul'm not going to pay my good money for a closet with a measly little folding bed in it. If you think that just because l'm from the country---W nGet in, the boy cut in wearily. HThis isn't your room. This is the elevator s - 57 - , sllllllil TONGUE Twxsrsa Tongue twisters have always been amusing, but we have one we guarantee will send any person goofy. Just try to master the following. NA skunk sat on a stump. The skunk' thunk the stump stunk and the stump thunk the skunk stunk. NOTHING DEFINITE YET Winnie: nwhat a crowd! Something happened?n Rabbit: nMan hit by a train.0 Winnie: nHurt bad?'4 ' Rabbit: UCan't tell. Only found one leg so far.n KING'S ENGLISH - Housewife: Copening doorl NI don't need none.u ' Salesman: WHow do you know? I might be selling grammars.N FAMILIAR QUOTATION He that will not when he may, ' When he would he shall have nay. Burton GOT 'IM THERE y The bazaar was in full swing when a young man strolled N around the stalls. His name was Jimmy Walls. As he passedpa. tastefully decorated stall a pretty saleswoman asked him: nWon't you buy a cigarette holder?U UNO thanks I don't smoke.U UOr a pen wiper worked by my own hands?n nl don't write.N ' nThen buy this nice box of ohooolates.n UI don't eat candy.n ' VSOU, she said grimly, Uwill you buy this box of soap?U Jimmy paid up! W THE UGENTLEN TOUCH Outside the storm raged. The deafening thunder roared and lightning flashed almost continuously. Presently a bolt struck Mr. Kelley and knocked him completely out of bed.' He rose, yawned, rubbed his eyes and said, nAll right deary Ifll get up.n - - 58 - I 1. Q . Q A 1 NN 4 4 G I L M A N 4 4 4 4 4 H I G H 4 4 419454 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 THE GILMANAC GUMMEBCIAL AWARDS International Eyfkkeeping Austin Grindle Flora Manchester Sheila Norwood 4 Marion Schurman Kenneth Robertson 4 e1.oo'award for S , . 4 4 4 s C H 0 0 L 4 4 MN 4 Huh 4 4 4 4 4 919454 Contest uperior work' ates A A Qgpewritlng Certific Junior O. A. T. Bette Beale' Rachel Blaisdell Madeline Backlin , Muriel Carter Gordon Falt, Jr. Flora Manchester Kenneth Robertson Hester Seavey Rebecca Taylor Charlene Walls Eleanor Walls Verlie Walls William Walton, Jr. 4 4 Pin for best paper 4 Sherb hand Qertifica 50-Word Test Bette Beale ' Rachel Blaisdell Madeline Bucklin Muriel Carter Sheila Norwood Hester Seavey Rebecca Taylor Verlie Walls William Walton, 40-Word Test Sheila Norwood tes Junior O. G. A. Bette Beale ' Rachel Blaisdell Madeline Bucklin Sheila Norwood Heater Seavey Anita Walls A William Walton, Jr A 60-WQrd'TranscriDLi Q . ' O. G. A. Membership Rachel siais dell -Madeline Bucklin Sheila Norwood Hester Seavey Verlie Walls '. A QQ ' Madeline Bucklin Sheila Norwood Verlie Walls v 59 - FACTS ABOUT GILNAN HIGH Organized--1906 I Named--In honor of Dr.Daniel Coit Gilman,Distinguished pres- ident of John Hopkins University, and a highly respected and well-loved former resident of Northeast Harbor. School Colors--Navy blue and white. ' Classification--Classified as HAH by the State Educational Department. ' A Courses--College Preparatory,including English,World History, Algebra,General Nathematics,Plane Geometry, French Latin, Science,Aviation Fathmetics,United States History Civics. Industrial Arts, including English, World History, General Mathematica Manual Training.Home Economics,Business Arith- metic, General Science,United States History, Bookkeeping. Shorthand, Typing, Civics. School Officials School Board: Charles K. Savage, G. Merrill Haskell, John Manchester V Superintendent of Schools: Ivan E. Adams Faculty: , Carl E. Kelley, Principal: Science, Mathemathics Alton Black, Submaster: Social Science, French, Phys- ical Training Grace Fox Herrick, English, Latin Florence E. Greenleaf, Commercial, Physical Training Ardelle Robinson, Home Economics . Paul Boothby, Manual Training Roy Salisbury, Manual Training Rev. James McElroy, Religious Education Rev, Lee Stevens, Religious Education Extra-Curricular Activities--Victory Corps, Public Speaking, Dramatics, Band, Bowling, Ping Pong, Badminton, Yearbook. ' 40 - 5925-35-'X-G-ILMAN-SSS!--Z2-59661-IIGI-I-556556L9-MSCIIOOLQSWS rl945r M 4 A 4 M A A 4 THE GILMANAC 4 A 4 4 Q A M A a1945w CLASS OF 1959 BERNICE ASHELY Married, Mrs. Bernice Packard RONALD CARR Hes. Coast Guards DOROTHY COOMBS Northeast Harbor, Maine ' PAUL COSTON A U.S. Army Reserves LORRAINE DesISLES Colby College JOHN DOREY U.S. Army Air Corps RALPH DOREY U.S. Army Air Corps KENNETH EATON ' U.S. Army BERTHA EDDY Conn., Defense work Portland, Maine CQCIL U S VIOLET M.G. GROVER md HARTLEY Hospital, Portland, Me ALTHEA GORDIUS n o o AP' 17' IY DOROTE HOD GKI NS University of Maine CHARLES MCNULTY Married, Conn., Defense work HORACE SAVAGE U.S. Army Air Corps HEHERT TFONAS Uss o 0 PERCY WALLS UQS. Army GEORGE WATSON U.S. Armv --41 .. I-'19 CLASS OF 1940 VINNIE BIGKFORD Married Girland Robinson, Conn MARGARET BURTON Married Durward Gordius, Portland, Me. NANCY CHADBOURNE Married. Dr. Stebbins, Bangor, Maine RONALD CHASE U.S. Army LLOYD CRIPPS U.S. Army ROGER GR INDLE Married Eleanor Stairs, Portland, Ne. NAYNARD HAGERTHY U.S. Army LUCILLE HARPER Married John Willington GERALD MADDOCKS North4E1lsworth, Maine CHARLES MANS ON U . S .Navy JOAN MCNULTY Medical Seo.,Springfield Mass PARKER S C HURMAN U.S. Navy LURLINN SOUKUP Washington Normal School JOHNASUMINSBYT University of Maine SHANNON SWAN U.S, Navy Air Corps STANLEY WALLS U.S. Navy DOROTHY WESCOTT Married Elliott Higgins Portland, Maine A-AO.. -u-u--n-4:-GILMAN-n-41--u--u-4:-HIGH-M-4e4++e4eSCHO0L'2+4+4HI- u1945u 4 w w 4 4 4 w n THE GILMANAC u E 4 4 4 4 4 4 e1945u CLASS GF 1941 MARIE BILLINGS Secretary, New York BETTE DONNELL Married Carol Douglass, Bar Harbor, Me. INEZ FENNELLY Southwee Harbor, Me. BETTY GRAVES Secretary, Augusta, Me. EDWARD GRINDLE U.S. Army JULIA HOLMES ' Married John Maines, Maryland ROGER LELAND Uoso Army A ELSIE LILJEHOLM GEORGIA NORWOODV Westbrook Junior College Bangor, Me I JENNY MANSON ,' RAYMOND SAUNDERS 'Bfdwersity of Mdine Boston, Mass, ' , , . - HOYCE SAUNDERS Boston, Mass. x LAWRENCE SEAVEY U.S. Army, Married D. Foster coNs TANCE SPRAGUE Portland, Me . CAROLYN WESCOTT Conn., Defense Work GEORGE WOOD Married Helen Saunders, Westbrook, Me. . TERESA McGARR Married Fredrick Grindle F MARY wnscox Portland, Me., Defense Work - M- 45 - 1 CLASS OF 1942 RICHARD BILLINGS Uosu BARBARA CASEY Bangor, Maine MEBEEETH COSTON Married Merrill Smith, Seal Harbor GORDON DYMENT U.S. Marines I DOROTHY FOSTER Married Lawrence Seavey, S, Carolina MARTHA FENNELLY Southwest Harbor, Me. I JANE FITCH Married Lawrence Smith, Okla. ROSALEE JOY Nurses Training School, Mass. JUANITA LYNCH Travelers Insurance Co., Conn. VIRGINIA MacKenzie L Simmons College, Boston, Massa BETH MANCHESTER Portland, Me, LORRAINE MANCHESTER Middlebury College, Vt MERLE MEADER U-S- Army EMILY PHILLIPS Gorham Normal School JUANITA REED Bangor, Me. SHEILA REED Northeast Harbor, Me. RICHARD SCHURMAN U.S. Marines DORCEC SMALLIDGE Nurses Train. School Mass, BETTE SUMINSBY Nurses Train. School Bangor, Me. CLAYTON WALLACE U.S. Army Air Corps. HARVEY WALLS U.S. Army v I 2


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