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

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A b V gi. b '1 ', XA i A ' S: 'X kg' "'---I. .,.,,..,..... - " --.EIL b ,, , A , NI..--"""--'l"'--I-""'-1:51 --f"" , ' ' X Xff'ADVERTISEMEhTS S I pxfiyf L 'ff' Steve Smgllidge fjjjzzatt J'ff NX NNN 'Tax ,J-..Ob6I't Tayxlorfw fx b H , !,.f.. If 1-X If, TP, XI xirvk, 'V'-is " 'X ,f"' N Z, 'ff f -K ,i f XL. I ,r"--I . . ,xx .,,' N FACULTY PICTURE SEATED: Miss Marilyn Ryder, Principal Carl E. Kelley, Irs. Grace Herrick, Mrs. Eleanor Stinchfield. STANDING: Mr. Roy Salisbury, Mr. Harland Carter, Mr. Don Coates. Principal Carl E. Kelley, B.S., Pennsylvania Institute, was born in Addison, Maine. He was graduated from Ricker Classical Institute and has studied at Colby College and the University of Maine. He has been with us twenty-nine years. ' Mrs. Grace Fox Herrick, English Teacher and Dramatics Coach, was born in Athens, Maine. Mrs. Herrick, A.B., graduated from Somerset Academy and Colby College. She has also attended Wheaton College and the University of Maine., Mrs, Herrick has taught at Gilman High School for eighteen years. Roy Salisbury, Instructor in Manual Training, was born in Brewer: Maine. He graduated from Gilman High Sch-.aol and Gorharn Normal School. Mr. Salisbury taught in the Brewer schools before coming to Gilman. Harland H. Carter, A.B., Teacher of Social Studies, Languages, and Boys' Athletic Coach, wasborn in West Scarboro, Maine. He graduated from Portland High School and Bowdoin College, and has taught for four years at Gilman High School. Don Eldon Coates, A.B., Science Teacher andBoys' Athletic Coach, was bornin Hillview, Illinois. Mr. Coates graduated from Carrollton High School and Illinois College. This is Mr. Coates's third year here. Miss Marilyn Nancy Ryder, Comercial Teacher and Girls' Athletic Coach, was born in Brooks, Maine. She graduated from Morse Memorial High School and Husson College. This is Miss Ryder's second year of tesching. Mrs. Eleanor H. Stinchfield, B.S., Home Economics Instructor and the Cheerleaders' Coach, was born in Norridgewock, Maine. She grad- uated fiom Norridgewock High School and Farmington State Teachers College. Before Mrs. Stinchfield came to Gilman she taught in York Village and Madison. s. FACULTY SEATED: Miss Marilyn Ryder, Mr. Carl Kelley, Mrs. Grace Herrick, Mrs. Eleanor Stinchfield. STANDING: Mr. Roy Salisbury, Mr. Harland Carter, Mr. Don Coates. EDITORIAL STAFF I G I L me N 'U-U"Qv 1 U ' q .aa-H I, ,541 11:1-!,g i I 7 N'Lf'! X . 4., fi I JQXX I A 4 K3 . H I W l 4 K -4'.f""' I KA h 'P - 4, " 5 W in ' A M I TJM I V ' I GUIDANCE I W I I it When the average student fin- ishes high school he is faced with a very serious problem. In the next three or four years he will probably be preparing him- self' for his life work. Just what does he want for alife work? How will he prepare himself for it? I think the question "Just what does he want for a life work?" is the most difficult. I believe there are very few boys and girls just finishing high school who really know, without question, what they want from from life. I believe many boys and girls could get help and ad- vice on this question from a so- cial worker trained in vocational guidance. A boy has to keep in mind that what he chooses he will probably do for the rest of his life, and that he will have to draw enough money from his work to support himself and a family. The question 'How will he pre-- pare himself for the work he chooses?" is definitely one that he should have some help and ad- vice in answering. Perhaps he knows that the vocation he has chosen will require college train- ing. If he knows that much, he still has to choose the school from which he can get all of the education and experience that is necessary for the work he chooses. He also has to think about money. How much money will he have to go to school on, and how much can he work and still have time for study and recreation? Perhaps the student has chosen a vocation in which no education beyond high school is required. However, I feel that all students should go to school for at least a year or two after graduation from high school, if they are financially able. My reason for saying this is that that extra year or two of school will improve his personality and his ability to get along with people. It will give theundecided student another year in which to decide the im- portant questionof just what his vocation will be. MARY CUNNINGHAM 'Lia "The more aman knows the more he is worth,"-Robert of Gloucester THE REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL PRO: Will we have a regional high school? There has been and will be much discussion for and against the new regional school, and one of the most important factors of the discussion will be the expense of building it. Of course the costofthe building itself will beinproportion to the valuation of the property, regardless of where it is finally located, and is usually figured on the basis per pupil of capacity which is estimated at the cost of between one thousand and ten thousand dol- lars per pupil. Operating costs would be no more and possibly a little less than in the present small scale schools. Most ofthe Island towns are in great need of new and larger school buildings. For several years Northeast Harbor has been working on plans for a new high school. Southwest Harbor is in need of a new and larger elemen- tary school and the present high school building could very well serve for the elementary grades. Bar Harbor, likewise, would use its present high school building as an elementary school. Inalarge area school of this type we could divide into a jun- iorliigh school and a senior high school. H'l1'fC? we cotld have a large g'y'nna:1i'.1..:1, which could be divided intotwo sinallcr gymaasituns, one for the girls and ine for the boys. Also, there would be .fi large sci- ence laboratory, rooms for art and rusic, public speaking and dramatics, and a comprehensive course in industrial arts and other specialized subjects. 0 CON: In the last few months there has been considerable discus'- sion on the merits of a Mount Desert High School as compared to a Regional Island School. I should like to point out the objections which I think would be paramount against a proposed Regional school. If such a project should go through, what will become of the land which the town has pur- chased for fifteen or eighteen thousand dollars? What about the money which we have spent on plans, architect fees, and other acpenses? Why, after seven years ofplanning for a new Mount Desert High School, should some of the townspeople try, to stop it, now that we are all ready to build? Could it be that these are the same people who have tried to prolong this project, even as far back as when we were purchasing land for the School site? In line Mount Desert High School the people have the opportunity to raise or lower the budget to fit the conditions. This would notbesoin the regional school, as this :matter would be deter- min ed by the Trustees. If the Trustees were men who were con- cerned wi th the big taxpayers' pocketbook then the result would bevery:..1:atisfactory to a great many peopl e. The records of Gilman High School Alumni who have gone to institutions of high learning are sufficient proof that a small school can provide an adequate education. I think that this town needs a CContinuedl A wider athletic program could also be carried out, including perhaps football, track, and even swimming, none of which are now available for either the North- east Harbor or Southwest Harbor schools. In mybelief a regional school on this Island would promote much better sportsmanship among the students and adults of the dif- ferent towns, develop a more ardent school spirit, and an increased desire to learn and take part in all activities. Even if it were possible to bring the curriculum of the small school to the standard of the area school, the expense for the individual towns would be much greater, also competition and challenge among a larger group of students is always helpful. The matter of transportation for the pupils of such a school is another big problem, but can be solved, I'm sure. The buses could pick up the high school students mtheway to the central school and carry the grade school pupils on the return trips. This interest in area schools started less than ten years ago inthe State of Maine. One area school has been organized already and another is about to open. Six other locations are invest- igating the possibility of such schools. H Letfs have our regional high school the next on the list. ELEANOR MERCHANT 'LQ CContinuedJ building of this size for such things as dances, meetings, and other public functions, not only forhigh school students, butfor grade school students and the alumni as well. In such a build- ing you could have indoor sports such as tennis, badminton, and others. It would be extremely unfair to expect the parents who have children in the grade schools to wait for a regional school when they can have the benefits of a new school in a few years. I think the educators are unfair when theytry to convince us that wecan have a regional school in the very near future. Another reason for favoring the Mount Desert High School is that the students are more closely associated with their teachers and fellow students. I don't think you will find the different cliques that you would in a larger school. In the sports department of a larger school there could be of- fered a larger choice to pick from, but can each child be given as much individual attention as inasmaller school? I think you would be taking away a great deal of responsibility and leadership from the boys and girls by com- bining the three schools into one team or one group. Why haven't the other three towns made any concrete statements concerning the regional school. Is it that they aren't interested? Why doesn't the Regional High School Committee find out if the different towns are financially able to borrow a sum of money sufficient to build a building proposed by the state educators? CContinuedD To me it would be a mistake for the people of Mount Desert to delay in providing better school facilities for their boys and girls, especially after so much money,,time, and thought have already gone into the town project. Supporting the idea of the Regional School can mean nothing but delay and eventually failure, because there is not a sufficiently large number of people on the Island who think the plan a feasible one. PAUL RICHARDSON 'AQ E c. 0335 QF ww 0 W 'sw X585 XZ Xmf Sk GRADUATION 1 ' 1 . The date is June 9, 1949. The place is the Neighborhood Hall, Seal Harbor. U A low hum hangs over the crowd seated inside, Seniors and un- derclassmen alike are moving about uneasily, waitingfru-the time to begin, v Then comes the words, MLine Up,n A line forms quickly with ev- eryone excited and a little nervous. suddenly a hush falls over the crowd and there is complete silence, Then softly, are E ard the first strains of the Graduation March. The batons start swisning up and downg the music swells loudly and we move forward. Slowly the long line moves Hxwmrd. We hear the ribbons slapping gently a ainst the staffs in perfect rhythm with the music. We see all around us friends and relatives, some with a slight trace of tears in their eyes. Next we mount the mmirs, march slowly on the stage and stand in our respective places, Then our Marshall signals us to turn and to be seated. The other classes have just marched in and a aseated, The music stops and the first speaker moves forward and starts to speak. We listen carefully to all the speakers, We listen intently to all the speakers, We receive our diplomas, after which we sing our class ode. Then Mrs, Herrick sits down at the piano and begins again the Graduation March. Our Marshall is ready and we begin to march. Once again we trace for the last time, that path vhere we have watched three other classes before us, Mr. Carter is once a- gain standing at the door saying, nDon't stop marching 'until you are out.H How welll miss that next yearl There have been many tears shed, but now it is over, and we, the class of 1949, are ready and willing to take our places in the worlds HARCLD COOVBS JR, 'QQ cLAss ygggg WTODAY DECIDES'TOMORROWu CLASS COLORS CLASS FLOWER Green and Silver Talisman Rose CLASS QQQ Melody: Sweet Dreams, Sw Farewell to you, Dear Gilman, wefre leaving, eetheart Farewell, dear school, to you. Goodbye, to school, Our classes are finished, And now we face the world. May others follow us Through thy hallowed halls, And also echo praises evermor Goodbye, to school, To teachers and our studies Farewell, dear school, to you G Farewell, dear friends, We're going along our ways And leave our comrades dear, Farewell to you Weive shared many happy days But still we'll linger here. Long will our hearts recall Our joys and memories bright That nefer will be destroyed we leave tonightn With a tear in our eye e of thee. though Wefre parting from Gilman High, We bid a fond adieu. ELEANOR MERCHANT D Q -'A H HAROL O OONBQ " 49 CLASS OFFICERS 3 RVLL X if W5 DONALD DOUGLAS GRINDLE GENERAL "The wrong way always seems the easiest." Class President 45 Vice President 2, 55 Band 15 Base- ball l, 2, 5, 45 Basketball l, 2, 5, 45 Junior Prom Music Committee 55 Class Marshall 55 Senior Play 5, 45 Speaking Contest 25 Exchange Editor of Gilmanac 45 Candidate for King of Kippy Carnival 5. ROBERT LOUIS SMALLIDGE COLLEGE "Glad that I live am I." Vice President 45 Basketball l, 2, 5, 45 One Act Play 55 Band 15 Junior Prom Receiving Committee 55 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Class Treasurer 2, 55 Senior Play 2, 45 Foul Shooting 5, 45 Candidate for King of Kippy Carnival 55 Baseball l, 2, 5, 45 Basket- ball Captain 45 Joke Editor of Gilmanac 45 Student Council 55 Speaking Contest 2, 5. MARY FRANCES CUNIFINGHAM COMMERCIAL "Nothing is trouble that we do willingly." Glee Club l5 Girls' Athletic Association 25 Junior Prom Music Committee 55 Basketball 45 Candidate for Queen of Kippy Carnival 55: Class Secretary 45 Senior Play 45 Editor-in-Chief of Gilmanac 45 Student Coun- cil 5. PAUL SMITH RICHARDSON COLLEGE "What Mr. Carter sayeth let no man dispute." National Honor Society 55 Class Marshall l, 25 Class President 2, 55 Basketball l, 2, 5, 45.Baseball l, 2, 5, 45 Basketball Co-captain 45 lst Prize Public Speak- ing l5 2nd Prize Public Speaking 55 County Speaking 15 Candidate for King of Kippy Carnival 55 Senior Play, 45 One Act Play 55 Captain of Magazine Drive 45 Class Treasurer l, 45 Sports Editor of Gilmanac 45 Band l5 Bowling l. JAMES ARNOLD BOWDEN GENERAL WI take life as I find it.W Glee Club lg Basketball 1, 25 Stage Manager of the Senior Play 45 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Photography Editor of Gilmanac 4. CAROLYN WILMA BUZZELL GEN RAL WHomekeeping hearts are happiest.n Glee Club l, 23Girls'Athletic Association 25 Senior Play 43 BusinessManager of the Gilmanac 43 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 53 Basketball 5. CHARLENE ELISE CARTER GENERAL WThey can, who think they can.W Glee Club lg Vice President lg Literary' Editor of Gilmanac 4. SHELIA MERCEDES CARTERA COMMERCIAL nGood temper like a sunny day, sheds a brightness over everything.W Glee Club lg Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Literary Editor of the Gilmanac 4. HAROLD FRANCIS COOMBS JR. COLLEGE "With malice toward none and charity for all." Band l, 2, 55 Glee Club l, 2, 55 Baseball l, 2, 5, 45 Basketball Manager 2, 5, 45 Junior Prom Clean-up Com- mittee 55 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Student Council 45 Journalism Club 45 Alumni Editor of the Gilmanac 45 Senior Play 45 Senior Play Publicity Com- mittee 4. JEANNE ADA COSTON GENERAL "Every person will be thy friend." Cheerleader l, 25 Head Cheerleader 55 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 One Act Play 55 Senior Play 45 Student Council 45 Journalism Club 45 Alumni Editor of Gilmanac 4. ALLAN WALTER COUSINS COLLEGE "Wisdom is better than riches." Basketball 25 Baseball Manager 2, 5, 45 Student Coun- cil 25 Basketball Manager 5, 45 Junior Prom Advertis- ing Committee 55 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Junior Prom Clean-up Committee 55 Visual Aids fAssis- tantl 45 Business Manager of Gilmanac 45 Art Editor of Gilmanac 45 Senior Play Publicity Committee 45 County Winner of the World Government Essay Contest 45 Valedictorian. VALE RIE MARIE FRYE COMMERCIAL "Silence is golden, if you believe in it." Basketball l, 2, 45 Senior Play 45 Basketball Captain 45 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Glee Club l, 25 Literary Editor of Gilmanac 45 Student Council 45 Girls' Athletic Association 2. MALCOLM W. GRAVES, JR, GENERAL "Happy am Is from care I am free.n Bowling lg Vice President 5. GEORGE WILLIAM MCKAY GENERAL NI speak more often than I think.W , Class President lg Baseball l, 2, 5, 43 Bowling lg Basketball l, 2, 5gStudentCouncil 2, 53 Junior Prom Decorating Com ittee 5. ELEANOR MARY MERCHANT COMMERCIAL UI'll note you in my book of memory.U Basketballl, 2, 5, 45 Glee Club 13 Junior Speaking 55 Softball 1,55 Junior Prom Publicity' Committee 53 School Bookkeeper 5, Girls' Athletic Association 53 Senior Play 43 Assistant Editor of Gilmanac 43 Salu- tatorian. LEWIS K. MOORE, JR. GENERAL UGreat men are made by their own will.N Steuben High School Senior Play lg One Act Play lg Baseball lg Gilman High School Secretary 5. ISABELLE LURA PIN KHAM GENERAL "In sports and studies she is sublime." Glee Club 1, 25 Basketball 2, 5, 45 Medal For Most Improved Player 55 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 55 Girls' Sports Editor of Gilmanac 45 Senior Play 45 Softball l, 25 Girls' Athletic Association 25 Candidate for Queen of Kippy Carnival 5. JAMES RANDALL REED COLLEGE "Easy come - Easy go." Photography Editor of Gilmanac 4. WALTON PIERCE REED GENERAL "So little time." Bowling 15 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 5. CLIFFORD STEPHEN SMALLIDGE GENERAL "Next to fun, my studies come." Glee Club l, 25 Basketball 15 Bowling 15 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 5. ROBERT ALLEN TAYLOR GENERAL WKnow how to listen and you will profit.W Junior Prom Decorating Committee155StudentCouncill, 2, 55 Baseball 1, 2, 5, 45 Glee Club 15 Senior Play Advertising Committee 45 Basketball l, 25 Basketball Manager 5, 45 Bowling 1. NORMAN FRANCIS WALLS COMMERCIAL NYield not to your temptations.W Glee Club l, 2, 55 Exchange Editor of Gilmanac 45 Band 1, 2, 5. DORA LOUISE WRIGHT GENERAL nBetter late than never.W Glee Club 14 Art Editor of Gilmanac 45 Junior Prom Decorating Committee 5. HIST UJIH HHH TESTUIHHN we, the Class of l9h9, Gilman High School, Northeastf arbor, Town of Mount Desert, County of' Hancock, and Statef f Maine, being of legal age and sound minds and memory, do make, publish, and declare this our Last Will and Testamenq hereby revoking and annulling any and all Wills by us heretol fore made. w KN U91 1 We bequeath Paul Richardson's way' of confusing Mr. Carter im Robert Suminsby. Try talking Mr. Carter out of some of those tests, Robert. Paul did once in awhile. We bequeath Donald Grindle's skill hlarguingix Fredrick Billq ings, but please, Fred, use less in English class. We bequeath Wally Reed's ambition u:Robin Walls and wish Robinf as much luck with it as Wally had. Q We bequeath Shelia Carter's temper'u:Daphne McKay as we want md be sure it stays in the school. N We bequeath Valerie Frye's habit of singing in typing class to M r R' h d I ' - ' ar3 ic ar sol and believe Mary can keep Miss Ryder well occupied.A We bequeath Mary Cunningham's typing ability to Pauline Grin js I Al l did. We hope you will keep Mr. Kelley's letters typed as well as Mary We bequeath Eleanor Merchant's speed in dictation to Nancy Graves and know she can keep Miss Ryder's hopes up when it comes to 80 words a minute. We bequeath James Bowden's way' of lceeping out of trouble to Frank Jordan and hope it might reform Frank some. We bequeath Harold Coombs's efforts in Civics to Barbara Mc Crae, but we hope she looks at her book more often than Sonny did We bequeath Robert Taylor's fondness for Ellsworth. to Ernest We We Phyllis We Indians mallidge and hope he spends as much time there as Taylor did. bequeath Stephen Smallidge's love for fishing to Allaert len and hope he has as much luck as Steve had. bequeath Carolyn Buzzellfs experience irl Home Economics td Gray. Can anyone ever make as good pies as Carolyn? bequeath Charlene Carter's affection for the Red Sox and, to Janet Freeman and hope she had better lucka zpredicting a no hitter for Bob Feller than Charlene did. k - 600l'7!fW7l-JCJ0 .rf-""" qw s We bequeath Malcolm Gravcsfs curly hair to Edgfa.r'Wal1s,, c suggest wave set, Edgar.D l We bequeath Dora Wrightls quiet ways to Marilyn Jordananw incerely hope that this will keep the Commercial Room silent We bequeath Robert Smallidgels wise cracks to Ralph Tracy! but wonder if he can ever keep up with Nif. We bequeath Randall ReedYs'pastime of taking pictures 'to Dana Smith. By the way, Dana, donit forget Gilman in. you.r 8 collection. We bequeath Norman Uallsfs liberties in the Comrwcrbied oem to Dale Somes. Do you suppose yell will ever get cnut of s much work as Norm did? We bequeath Lewis Noorefs personality to Tommy Graves an we hope Tommy uses it to good advsntaje as Lewis does, We bequeath Isabelle PinkhamYs sewing ability to Jean raves and hope she can make is many pretty things as Ibby has. We bequeath Allan Cousnnsfs scholastic ability'HvLarry ousins. We esnlt lot that out of the family. We bequeath George HcKiTY: liking for Betsy to Sniek Damon. We hope he keeps her as long as Filly did. IN WITNESS UVRFEOF we hereunto set our hands cnn this Lzlsti-'fill and TfffsL1emc11't at Northe'1st Hxrbor, this June LII' 9, A.D., 1949 Sophisticated Seniors 173 i , il ,, 5,1 we, Robert Smallidge Isabelle Pinkham Don Grindle Jeanne Coston Walton Reed Allan Cousins Harold Coombs Wanted! Rabbit's Lettuce Three of a kind Carolyn Buzzell Steve Smallidge Mary Cunningham Jim Bowden Dora Wright James Randall Reed Holding up the rail! Dora Wright Jhe Seniors' 19. Steve Smallidge 20. Tarzan 21. Val Frye 22. Lonely, but Loaded 23. Puff that Cigarette 2lL. Wonders will never cease 25. Who's behind you? 26. Curley 27. Loafers 28. Sun's too bright 29. Second Round 30. Paul Richardson 3l. Lewis Moore 32. Gad, Lady MacBeth 33. Angel 3bf. Light Up 35. Don Grindle 36. Wee-one SENIOR PCPULARITY MOST POPULAR MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED BEST DRLSSED BEST LOOKING BEST DISPOSITION BEST DANCLR SCHOOL WIT MOST DIGNIFIED SCHOOL BABY BIGGEST JESTER NOISIEST MOST STUBBORN SCHOOL FLINT BIGGEST HEART BREAKER BEST LINE TEACHERS' HEADACHIL SCHOOL BLUFFER SCHOOL ATHLETE MUSICAL TALENT Don Grindle A119-11 Cousins Jim Bowden Paul Richardson Steve Smallidge Jim Bowden Paul Richardson Norman Walls Robert Taylor Robert Smallidge Paul Richardson Robert Taylor Paul Richardson Don Grindle Paul Richardson Don Grindle Walton Reed Robert Smallidge Harold Coombs, J Mary Cunningham Mary Cunningham Jeanne Coston Mary Cunningham Carolyn Buzzell Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Mary Cunningham Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Valerie Frye Jeanne Coston Valerie Frye Dora Wright Valerie Frye Valerie Frye GRADUATING CLASS Coston, Paul Richardson, Donald Jeanne Merchant, Eleanor ea Valerie W: RO FRONT Grindle, Robert Smallidge, Mary Cunningham, Charlene Carter. ight, wr Fa Do Graves, lcolm Ma 'J , Jr OOTS N wis IB D, SOT s. Herrick CAdvi Mr COND ROW: SE Isabelle Pinkham, Shelia Carter, Carolyn Buzzell, J. Randall Reed, Robert Taylor. THIRD ROW: George McKay, Walton Reed, James Bowden, Norman Walls, Allan Cousins, A M '1 Coombs, Harold 3 dge i ll ephen Sma St C. JUNIOR CLASS NOTES At the opening of school this year our class had an enrollment of thirty studentsg eleven girls and nineteen boys. At our first class meeting, we elected the fol- lowing officers: President ------------- Stetson Carter Vice President ---- Frederick Billings Secretary --------------- Nancy Graves Treasurer ---------------- Mary Graves The Junior class is allowed three delegates to the Student Council. Those elected were Leroy Damon, Betsy Bryant, and Ruth Chase. Mr. Coates was chosen as our class advisor. Those who went out for basketball were: Ernest Smallidge Robert Walls Robert Suminsby Ruth Chase Lawrence Cousins Barbara McCrae, Betsy Bryant, Nancy Graves, and Ruth Chase represented our class as cheerleaders. STETSON CARTER 'SO JUNILR MOST POPULAR MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED BEST DRESSED BEST LOOKING BEST DISPOSITION BEST DANCER SCHOOL WIT MOST DIGNIFIED SCHOOLIBABY BIGGEST JESTER NOISIEST MOST STUBBORN SCHOOL FLIRT BIGGEST HEART BREAKER BEST LINE TEACHERS' HEADACHE SCHOOL BLUFFER SCHOOL ATHLETE MUSICAL TALENT POPULARITY Dale Somes Robert Suminsby Stetson Carter Steve Damon Stetson Carter Dale Somes Robert Suminsby Fred Billings Eddie Kelley Frank Jordan Dale Somes Dale Somes Dale Somes Dale Somes Dale Somes Frank Jordan Frank Jordan Robert Suminsby Dale Somes Ruth Chase Nancy Graves Betsy Bryant Ruth Chase Marilyn Jordan Betsy Bryant Marilyn Jordan Pauline Grindle Ruth Chase Marilyn Jordan Marilyn Jordan Kay Dodge Betsy Bryant Ruth Chase Betsy Bryant Geraldine Merchant Marilyn Jordan Ruth Chase Marilyn Jordan SOPHOMORE CLASS NOTES At the opening of this year there eight students in the Sophomore classg were twenty fourteen to have add- Sound. girls and fourteen boys. We are happy ed to our class, Joan Stanley of Somes At the first class meeting we elected the fol- lowing officers: President ---- -- ---- John Walls Vice President ---- John Smallidge Secretary ------ ----- Ida Beale- Treasurer ---- - ----- -- Jean Graves We elected William Kimball and Ronald Dickey as members of the Student Council. In October we sponsored a barn dance. The Sophomore boys who played basketball this year were: John Smallidge William Kimball Ronald Dickey Sheldon Damon John Walls The Sophomore girls who played basketball were Marie Gott Janet Freeman Ida Beale Cheerleaders from our class were Ida Beale and Ruth Frazier. JOHN WALLS 'Sl S0973-ZOJVIQUQE MOST POPULAR MOST LIKELY TO SUCCLED BEST DRESSLD BEST LOOKING BEST DISPOSITION BEST DANCER SCHOOL WIT MOST DIGNIFIED SCHOOL BABY BIGGEST JESTER NOISIEST MOST STUBBORN SCHOOL FLIRT BIGGEST HEART BREAKER BEST LINE TEACHERS' HEADACHE SCHOOL BLUFFER SCHOOL ATHLETE MUSICAL TALENT QUOGUULAQQQJQ John Walls William Kimball John Walls John Smallidge Ronald Dickey William Kimball William Von Demmell Donald Freeman William Kimball William Von Demmell William Von Demmell William Von Demmell John.Walls John Walls William Von Demmell William Von Demmell William Von Demmell John Walls Donald Freeman Jean Graves Janet Freeman Ida Beale Jean Graves Priscilla Ashley Lillis Joy Lillis Joy Lillie Joy Shirley Kelley Lillis Joy Lillis Joy Ida Beale Harriet Higgens Jean Graves Lillie Joy Harriet Higgens Harriet Higgens Ida Beale Lillis Joy FRESHMAN CLASS NOTES At the beginning of the school year of l9Lp8, twenty-eight pupils registered in the Freshman class. We are sorry to say that since then Nona Nicker- son, Earl Carter, Gordon Davis, and Hattie Mae Allen have decided to take different paths from those of Gilman High. At the first class meeting the following officers were elected: President ------ --- Robert Fernald Vice President -------- Anne Foster Secretary -------- ---- Nancy Allen Treasurer ---------- Helen Robinson Student Council ---- Donald McKeown We elected Miss Ryder as our class advisor, The following students went out for basketball: Wilmer Merchant Malcolm Merchant Marjorie Gilley Robert Fernald Anne Foster Rodney Smith Nancy Allen James Harris Barry Wood Students participating in the Glee Club are Helen Robinson and Daphne McKay. ROBERT FERNALD '52 35?ESJ-ZMAJV Jiomozfmsjy MOST POPULAR MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED BEST DRESSED BEST LOOKING BEST DISPOSITION BEST DANCER SCHOOL WIT MOST DIGNIFIED SCHOOL BABY BIGGEST JESTER NOISIEST MOST STUBBORN SCHOOL FLIRT BIGGEST HEART BREAKER BEST L I NE TEACHERS' HEADACHE SCHOOL BLUFFER SCHOOL ATHLETE MUSICAL TALENT Frank Manchester Don McKeown Bobby Fernald Jimmy Harris Frank Manchester Barry Wood Frank Manchester Don McKeown Richard Kelley Frank Manchester Frank Manchester Rodney Smith Barry Wood Robert Fernald Barry Wood Frank Manchester Barry Wood Rodney Smith Frank Manchester Nancy Allen Norma Cousins Helen Robinson Nancy Allen Helen Robinson Anne Foster Sheila Graves Helen Robinson Norma Cousins Sheila Graves Sheila Graves Anne Foster Sheila Graves Nancy Allen Daphne McKay Daphne McKay Sheila Graves Anne Foster Wilma Merchant 1 .A ..., .., U, ..., . Gilman Glamour L f if Us Q Steve Damon A Proud Pop Swing It Damon's Shadow Stetson Carter Sheldon Damon Jean Graves Ernest Smallidge Tommy Graves Glamour Girl Tommy Graves Best of Pals Girl of all Girls Frank Jordan Don't Hit Me John Smallidge Kay Dodge Nancy Graves 'i Aman Qi2'fi?i'iOUf CDa1e S.I 19 zo 21 22 23 2M 25 26 27 as 29 30 31 32 33 31a 35 36 37 Buddy Jordan Arthur Grindle G---O---O---D Snap my picture Strong Boy fJohn Wallsl Helen Robinson Can't Laugh Clda Beall Mostly Rock Well framed! Honk Get Under Water Cuddles fRObert S I Jackie Jordan Buttons and Bows Lillis Joy No one but CJean G D Angel Shine Boy Hog Town Woman FRONT ROW: SECOND ROW THIRD ROW: FGRTH ROW: FRONT ROW: SECOND ROW THIRD ROW: FRONT ROW: SECOND ROW THIRD ROW: JUNIOR CLASS Edwin Davis, Lawrence Jordan. Ralph Tracy, Ruth Chase, Betsy Bryant, Mary Graves, Frederick Billings, Stetson Carter, Nancy Graves, Steve Damon, Marilyn Jordan, Thomas Graves. Mr. Coates, Faculty Advisor, Edward Kelley, Mary Richardson, Kay Dodge, Barbara McCrae, Geraldine Merchant, Ida Leonard, Pauline Grindle Ernest Smallidge. Allan Fernald, Walter Wright, Dale Somes, Albert Allen, Robert Suminsby, Robert Walls, Frank Jordan, Roland Tripp, Larry Cousins, Dana Smith, Edgar Walls. SOPHOMORE CLASS Joan Stanley, Shirley Kelley, Harriet Higgins, Ronald Dickey, John Smallidge, John Walls, Jean Graves, Ida Beale, Billy Kimball, Dolores Coombs Mr. Carter, Faculty Advisorg Pauline Tracy, Phyllis Gray, Hildred Partridge, Ruth Frazier, Barbara Blanchard, Marie Gott, Janette Freeman, Priscilla Ashley. Clayton Crocker, Billy Von Demmell, John Fernald John Jordan, Lillis Joy, Mary Jane Phillips, Sheldon Damon, Sturgis Turnbull, Donald Freeman. FRESHMAN CLASS Wilmer Merchant, Betty Gray, Nancy Allen, Anne Foster, Robert Fernald, Donald McKeown, Helen Robinson, Marjorie Gilley, Norma Cousins. Richard Kelley, Edward McFarland, Sylvia Leland, Sheila Graves, Rudolph Musetti, Barry Wood, Miss Ryder, Faculty Advisor. James Harris, Harold Walton, William Wallace, Frank Manchester, Malcolm Merchant, Harland Walton, Rodney Smith. D I JUNIOR CLASS SOPHOMORE CLASS FRESHMAN CLASS I fb ,, of ff! I fl X 1 ,f f I I qv I. ' 1,1 .J " 1 , fx f f Nz., -' f nf 1 I N f 7' fl I . J :gf 2 'N J Kg gg V' M Ea ,F fb Y x xx L. ' SS , f -Lf' K Y fx,f 1 1 'lf LH? x X, ,fly 1. ., .u W ,A X f-- R 5 XY 'X?9'Aff4?- V' Ci l 55 C f KN 1L Nwssssgil ' ' 4 A- '-ffg7T"f'M'1F?Fv' X W ' N bw ff? f J a fl 4 I ,fl , , ' f ff 'w K ir -. N ' I' 'x Q ff f L,rffwRY k"X 1. Lf -.. g- fs fJ Q U , C5275 Q M if f' PREFACE The Senior Class of Gilman High takes great pleasure in announcing that the Literary Section of the Gilmanac is prefaced by an essay, written by Allan Cousins, which.has won the highest hon- ors in a state-wide essay contest sponsored by the Maine Council of Churches on the subject,One World Through World Government. We are proud to have Allan win the honorfor himself as well as for the school. He won, as a prize a trip to New York City where he wasenmr- tained for a week in a most entertaining fashion, Allan.has taken part in nearly all of the school functions during his four years here and he is graduating as valedictorian of his class. We wish to extend our most hearty congratu- lations to Allan on his many well-earned achiev- ements here at Gilman and to wish him much succ- ess for the future. Harold Coombs '49 ONE WORLD THROUGH WORLD GOVERNMENT Since the dawn of history man has continually clashedwiih man, tribe with tribe, and nation with nation. Indeed,it seems that war is inevitable, and is some- thing to be expected, like the sun's rising every morning. Oh yes, man has often signed treat- ies,disarmed, or displayed mili- tary might in an attempt to avert war, but the success, if any, of such amove has been short-lived. We are no nearer world peace today than we were when men beat each other with clubs and wor- shiped the moon. In all record- ed history we have advanced not on e iota toward world peace. No, that is not exactly right, because we should have learned what not to do to insure world peace. After a careful study of his- tory, we should conclude that every war has been brought about by similar circumstances and the n the so-called peace has follo wed a definite pattern, first between two individuals, and now between two camps com- prising the whole world. We should, therefore, say to our- selves, "If treaties, conces- sions and the like, made after a war, only lead to another and greater conflict, then have we any hope of a similar means of settling future wars?" You know as well as I that if treaties of all kinds a nd all sizes have failed, then the logical conclu- sion would be that ,treaties them- selves offer the wrong approach. This also applies to disarmament and rearmament policies, and all the other means the world's great- est statesmen have tried. To more fully understand why these conciliatory means always have and always will end in utter failure, perhaps we should dis- cuss the events leading up to war, and a possible solution to the problem. Whenever there is contact between two equal, or nearly equal sovereign nations, there is war. This is almost a fact of nature, an inherent trait. No amount of treaties can change this. Whenever any nation is sovereign,it will wage war with any other nation of nearly equal strength. Whether a nation be right or wrong makes little dif- ference. Its people will go all out for war spurred on by nation- al patriotism. This patriotism is a very important factor in human behavior. It brings every- one together in times of nation- al emergency and holds the state together. This same patriotism, once directed toward a unified world control, would serve as a powerful binding force. Thsresults of the war are also important. One nation will con- quer and after imposing drastic laws on the defeated nation, will thus grow in strength and impor- tance. All kinds of treaties may be signed, often in a sin- cere attempt to avert another war. But this nation, as long as it remains as such, will then fight with the next high social unit. This chain will continue until finally one nation will complete its .conquest and then reign supreme. This fact points to one definite conclusion, that the world is destined to see just one government. Our only choice is which way it will come about. Oneway, thru the process of elim- ination, now nearing its final stages, means only war until one nation survives, then probably a dictatorship. 'Ihe alternative is a peaceful transformation coming about by each nation' s willingly delegating certain powers to a strong central government. This nationalistic outlook fails in another sense too. It is that each nation through its economic setup visualizes itself as a static point, arounvi which all other nations and their problems revolves systematically. Each nations being sovereign creates for one nation an outlook that seems just, by considering only its relationship to the problem. But, assuming an entirely differ- ent hypothesis,every other nation gains a distorted view of the same situation, but gives a con- fused overall picture. This could be overcome, however, by each nation's pledging its allegiance to one central government, in which everyone has a voice. One of the main arguments raised against such agovernment is that it would not function at all, unless we developed a uni- versal language oracommon econ- omic system. This is a misin- terpreted fact, because such a change as this never has and never will come about, unless a world government is in operation to supervise it. A great many people believe that such a world would bedoomed because there would be no fear, no danger to bind it strongly together. Actually we have such a source of danger in atomic energy, he fears only what anation with imperialistic ideas might dowith such a weap- on. A strong unified control would insure to everyone the peaceful use of atomic energy, and its possible use as a .var measure would quell any thoughts or acts of rebellion. Therefore, atomic energy control should be vested in an international body. All the nations should dele- gate simultaneously certain pow-A ers to a world government, but this being extremely unlikely, the uniting of any two nations b y peaceful means would be a beginning, however humble. Once started, the task would grow immensly easier. In conclusion I would like to say this. The choice is not whether or not we shall have a world government, but how it shall come about. Shall we sit idly by and watch war eliminate all but one nation, which will then rule supreme, or shall we now, while there is still time, for- get our national pride and all pull together to create a world government that will work? It must be founded on law, for law alone can establish peace. Its framework must be strong and durable, yet flexible and able to be adjusted to changing sit- uations. Above all, it must be done now. Not to act now is to help establish a world govern- ment through conquest. It may be debated and amended after the machinery is in operation. It will be a tremendous undertak- ing. However, we can succeed, we will succeed, we have to suc- ceed. ALLAN coUsINs 'LQ THE COUNTRY Along the country lanes they grow, Mobil-oil and Texaco ' Grey-hound buses and Cadillacs, Trolley cars and railroad tracks. 'Iboth-paste signs and hot dog stands Dot the once romantic landg Now-a-days the country scenes Are only seen on movie screens. JERRIE MERCHANT 'SO SECRET or CAVE Rock A Very few people d?this gen- eration know the legend af Gave Rock, but I'm sure your grand- parents must have heard of .it and its hidden drgerso It is hid that six boys were known to en- ter the cave and only one boy came out. That man was my grand- father. He, too, might have dis- appeared if a sprained ankle had not forced him tostay behind and wait for their return. As he sat there waiting for their rehnn.he heard and felt the vhole cavetran- ble and quake and then silence. His ccmrades never returned. ihese young boys were the caves first victims. Not even a cave-in or a disturbance of any kind wasev- er found. All that remained 'was a jack-knife with a broken dudes Then, four years later, the same disaster happened again. Three girl scouts disappeared in the same way. This time nothing was found totell what happened. Now, I had rediscovered the very cave andthen and there I vowed I would learn its secret. I would start tomorrow, alone! It was a beautiful morning on this morning of all mornings. This was going to be the big GHZ Today I am going to explore the cave, The legendary cave dfrock. No one could know, or possibly guess, the excitement and joy in my heart as I left the field to follow the trail higher andhigh- er into the very heart of the mountain. The ever forbodhgxmmn- tain which held its secret so vell from all the outside world.Ckm1d I compete with it? Little did I know of what dangers lay aheadcf me. I climbed on. I could seethu bay far below me and the mmndain high above. Ohl I was so tired, so very, very tired. My arms and legs ached and blrnw ed as'I pulled my body over 'the ledge, A sheer drop of two-hun- dred feet lay on one side of me, the hard chest of the mountain on the other, I crawled along on my hands and knees pulhng myself along by my arms. One false move and the jagged peaks below would claim my life, It seemed' I wuldnft go a foot farther when, suddenly looming lbw the jaws of a gigan- tic' grizzly bear waiting to be fed, 'was the cave. I was cold with fright, Did I dare enter those gaping jaws? Yes. Curiosity was ferstronger thmithe sense afdana gero I could stand upnow and the relief of my weight from my huns to my feet was almost dizzying, I pulled myself together mmldg-1 ed nearer to the cave, There was an old steel plate andre outside which gave the names of the boys and girls and when the accidents occurede Itwas seventy- eiivghtyears ago, I entered the cave, It was dark and clammy inside, Thewalls were damp and smooth, On onewall was a depression that held clear bubbling water that flowed into nowhereg the other was cracked and crumbled and all moss from water dripping from the ceiling, Strange how dm9KmIlwas'so smooth and the other so rough. The fkmm was strdnge toog it'was soft and cmshdonyq I wondered, nwhat about the knife blade that was never found." 'The knife was found but the'broken blade was still miss- ing. I wondered where it was, It must be here, I began to humifnw ther and farther from the front of the cave. It got spookier and wierder the farther I went. Sud- denly I thought of a story I had heard about the Indians building rooms that hid vast trcasurosand for burying their dead. This was the idea I would work on. If I tapped along the bottom of the smooth wall Iwondered what would happen. I tried it. I'd gone about fifty feet from the mouth of the cave when suddenly Ifelt the floor shivers little when I pressed my foot on a small raised rock yet when I removed my foot the trem- bling stopped. Ididn't know how or what to do, because I didn't know how it worked so I decided to do all my exploring from the cave mouth safe and sound. I rig- ged a rock weighing about twenty pounds over the one I had step- ped on and raised it up about two feet. Ifzlxed a spring under the rock and tied a rope to the string. When I pulled the rope the rock would drop. I went to the mouth of the cave and then pulled. I pulled that rope with all my might. The rock fell and sudden- ly the whole wall and floor fell down about ten feet and the sight I beheld was the greatest I had ever' seen. A little world vas there before my eyes. A valley and a stream and forests green as em- eraldsand lo! avillage. So this is the life the eight victims of the cave had been living. There was no way for me to reach them so the cave still holds its se- cret for as I left the cave the walls slowly moved back the way I had found it . The Mystery of Cave Rock will remain so forever. HARRIETTF7 HIGGINS ' S1 THE FRIENDLY SKUNK 6nce upon a time there was a little skunk. His namewas Per- fume. He was no ordinary skunk because he likedto have friends. Almost every dayhe went into the Park on the edge of the forest to smell the flowers and forget his troubles. And did he have troubles! He was very friendly and everybody was friendly to him until they found out that he was a skunk. Perfume lived on :the edge of the deep, deep forest. One day he decided to go into the forest and hunt for friends. As our little friend walked among the pines he heard animal voices raisedin dis- agreement. There around the next bend wa s practically every ani- mal in the wide woods. And it sounded as if they were all talking at once. Brother Rabbit was sitting on a stump trying to quiet them down. Perfume put m his most grown upair and inquired in a deep voice, "What's the trouble men?' ' "Beat it, you little stink- er," snapped The Old Fox and em- phasized his words by plantinghis foot on Perfume's back end. Depressed andalittle hurt, Perfume snuck off into the forest. But just as he was deciding to gn home he heard a few voices quietly talking. As he listened his curi- osity got the better of him and he crept under the bushes to see what was going on. "Won't you join us," boomed the friendly voice ofMr. Squirrel. "Anybody know what the ex- citement is about in the clear- ing?" quired Perfume in a faint voice. "We're having aprivate dis- cussion over the same thing," cawed Mr. Crow. "We'd better tell you the whole setup," hooted Mr. Owl. "It all started when Brother Field Mouse woke up one morning and found his hole was gone. As he scouted around he heard some men planning to build a hunting lodge in the field. We've got to do something or the humans will shoot us." "Let's take time out to think it over," suggested Rabbit. "Agreed , " everybody n o dded in unison, Now Perfume had avery strong v imagination, so he thought and thought and thought until at last he had a plan. "Everybody gather quick," exclaimed Perfume. 'Her-els what we dQ. Psssssssssst, Pssssssst. "'Good idea," agreed every- body. "Get all the skunkg togethv- er tonight 'at nine by the old hollow tree." Elated by his own idea lit- tle Perfume raced through the forest to tell his mother. Boy was she proud of little skunk, At nine that night every woods pussy for miles around was gathered around the old hollow tree, Also Judge Gwl was there because he' was the dignity of the forest.. "The meeting will now some to order," rapped Old Judge Swl., "We are gathered here tonight to try to rid our domain of hunters. But Perfume Skunk has a plan so Iill let him e::plain.,d Perfume stepped up all rel splendent in a new white stripe. "I have a plan to rid this for- est of unwelcome marauderss Hereis what we do." And they agreed as readily as the others had that afternoon. "Now remember everybody," cautioned Perfume. "We meet to- morrow night at eleven on the edge of the clearing." The next day was spent in preparation as little skunk and Brother Crow went over theirplens of action for the coming night. By eleven oiclock .that night about two-hundred skunks were gathered on the edge of the clear- ing. "Here'are the plans," smt- ed Perfume. "Rastus Skunk you you take fifty friendsg when the crow caws three 'times, you 'eit- tadc Dom thenorth. Brothers Jonas and Horatio take fifty 'frienrds each and, when the crow caws three timesfattack from 'the east and south. The rest of you come with meal! - " Okay , Bro-tha' Crow, oaw three times," As the crowis signal drifted tree,tops, two hun- across the dred white streaks dashed across the clearing and surrounded the large tent of the humans, "Everybody fire," 1151219.13615 fumeis voice'pierced the darkness of the night, When' the smell of the bat- tle rose, the men were hurriedly packing their equipment andnnk- ing ready to abandon iheir lodp pl.:-ns Q The next day there was 'a big celebration in the forest. It seemed as if every aniznalin the whole wide world was there to celebrate. At noon there were speeches and the mayor invited Perfume up on the stage and ev- ,erybody was cheering for 111111 and from that day on Perfume was never lonley again, LAWRENCE coUs INS '50 NECESSITY Miss Ryder made me write this verse, And all my jokes and fun disburse. She makes me type and she wonft let me erase, She made me write this foolishness tofill up this space. DALE D. SOMES '50 BUTCH I'm my mother's little lamb, Yes, by golly, guess I am, I help her every single day By putting all my toys away. I dust the floor up with my clothes, And stamp upon the kittens toes, I wipe my feet on mommy's couch, And when she spanks me hollers ouch. That's why my mother named me Butch, As you have guessed, by now, no doubt Yes, Iim my mother's little lamb, Especially when my dad's about. GERALDINE MERCHANT 'SO' WILL THEY LET ME PLAY IN HEAVEN A little boy was standing on the outskirts of a crowd, Watching the children at their play in which he was not allowed. He leaned heavily on his crutches, loneliness flooding his heart, Wishing, greatly wishing he could also take a part. But when he'd ask them once again they would always say, UNO you cannot play with us, you're only in the way. Then tears would flood his bright blue eyes, and he would softly say nMom, when I go to heaven will the angles let me play?n Uwhen I arrive in heaven, will the angles to me say UNO you cannot play with us you're only in the way?H Then his mother would tell him softly to wipe his tears away For when he went to heaven with the angles he could play. Then one night he joined the angles to really hear them say, The words his mother told himg to run, to jump, and to play. These words they echoed softly among the children at their play, And always they will remember the little boy that was in their way. Now they're really sorry they'd made him stand outside, But his spirit is always with them and in their heart it will reside. SHELIA CARTER 'SO' TO HER SON In the little country church a wreath sadly hung, The words slowly echoed from the song that had been sung, The old parson stood there, And ofre that flag-drapped casket prayed That was the last tribute as they left for his grave, Though you wonft see him tonight'mom, to love and caress, You know he died for his'country, now youlve laid him to rest, Those flowers around him, Are treasures unknowng For tonight hels with Jesus around the bright throne, He fought for his country on the battlefield in France, He gave up his life and took a last chance, The shells burst around him, Like great arching domesg And Jesus called silently for him to come home, After six years of waiting, Mom, he came home today, The bells started pealing, and the parson began to pray, And you saw'all those flowers, You were oh, so brave, As you saw this last tribute, as they left for his grave, CHARLENE CARTER '49 THIS HUSPITAL MATTRESS Oh, this hospital mattress, Iill never forget There's a place on my shoulder that hasnlt healed yet, I twist and I turn, but whatever I do, I still get that bump where the spring comes through, live turned it and pounded, enclosed it in braces But itls bound to get me in the funniest places, I think I'm all set when something goes nbinglu And Iim held good and fast with my toe in a spring, As soon as Ifm free from this terrible trap I try settling down for a much needed nap, But, then the nurse my intentions disrupt' The day has begun and itfs time to get up. DANA SMITH 150 MOST HONORABLE SENIORS We, Freshman class of '52, Are new and kind of green, But when you Seniors say, HSaluteU, We know just what you mean. We know what you expect , 1 When you give us a com and, ,.,, So we'll always answer with respect And try to understand, And when your graduation nears, " Youfll surely remember then, ' . While youire pondering back across the years How loyal we have been, A '. When your high school days are through And we're coming up the line, Many memories will be of you Dear class of 149. A FRANK MANCHESTER '52 THE JUNIOR TYPING CLASS I sit in the second seat up from the front, Where all the girls start to begin their stunts, Kay usually starts us off with a merry little tune, Which in my estimation lasts until noon, Next is Ruthie, whols always late for class, But we donlt mind for shels quite a special lassg Jerry talks about Bobby, morning, noon and night, But we just ignore her, hoping sheill see'the light, Polly pretends she is as quiet as a mouse, While we sit around, hoping she wonft tear down the'house. Barbara has to go out as soon as the bell will ring, To calm down her Sonny and listen to him sing, Mary will do her assignments and type a note, And then off to Bar Harbor she will float, Nancy is as good a cheerleader as you can find, And in typing she is far from behind, Last but not least is Ida, off gossiping with her friends, And believe me, they sound like a bunch of cackling hens, We mustnlt forget Miss Ryder's never on time, To give us our speed test and make us climb, I1d better warn you then now, so you wonlt fear, For they will be the Seniors coming up next year. Well, Iive sum ed them all up, and as far as I can guess, They are as bad as the best and as good as the rest. MARY GRAVES '50 THE FISHERMAN Down over the hill and onto the dock Then off to Bakers or maybe the Rockg He loves the sea, the fresh salt air, And with a boat can go anywhere. Year in, year out he has sailed the ocean And follows his trade with loving devotion Come rain or fog or sleet or snow, He never gets lost but knows just where to go. Now, of whom I speak you can almost guess, For as a lobster fisherman he's one of the best. With a pipe in his mouth and a deck under his feet This great old guy can't be beat. If you yet don't know the name of this old I will have to bring this poem to a halt. So, heave to, lads and lasses, and haul in It couldn't be any other than Captain Bill NANCY salt, the slack, Black. C-RAVBS 'So SONG REVIEW Dear uMargien, ULilletten and I left on a HSlow Boat To Chinan at nThree O'clock In The Morningn on Tuesday. On the boat we met UJudalineu and her fiance, HRag Time Cowboy Joan. There was a lot of entertainment. NAlexander's Rag Time Bandu, was playing while nTeresan sang about the nBlue Texas Moonlightn. We stopped at NManagua Nicaraguan for a day. We saw nThe Spanish Cavaliern doing the HSpanish Two Stepu. Back on board the ship we had nTea For Twon. Finally after ten days of sailing we reached NHong Kongu We met many of our old friends such as nLindaN, uFrankie and Johnnyn, NMaryn, HPeggy O'neiln, and USweet Georgia Brownn, who were also seeking to see HFaraway Placesn. After a few days of exploring, we found things weren't much different from HAmericaH since China has been modernized. ,Gee, nLife Gets Tedious, Don't Itn? In a few days we will be uSai1ingn for nHome Sweet Homen. ' Love nAlwaysn, Nninahll GERALDINE MERCHANT 'SO PLAY BALL I chanced to pass a ball park on my way the other day, The last place you'd expect to find advice given away, 'Twas from an old time catcher, many a game he'd saved, And to his pal in trouble, this advice he gave-- nKeep 'em over the plate, Tex, keep 'em comin' low, Watch that double windup, Kid. Sure, thatls right, you know, Watch that man on second and the one on first is fast? This game ain't lost, Kid, 'til you come to the last.' From that roughest bunch of players came a lesson 'oft forgot That to help a pal in trouble can often mean a lot, All the fans that were standing and clamoring for an out, Can learn that greatest lesson when this old timer shouts-- nKeep your feet on the ground boy, don't go up in the air, Keep 'em over the plate, Tex, keep 'em comin' fairi Many a game has been landed when it looked in doubt, This game ain't lost, Kid, 'til the last man's out. CHARLENE CARTER 'ua ACQTTUWII WINS f rl' I 'Jin LGS-LQQD 5 Z' 5. 2 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Throughout the U. S. A., in high schools large and small the National Honor Society remains to be the society of the highest standards and respect. There are four factors of which the Society demands the stu- dent to have in order to become a member of the National Honor Society. These factors are Character, Leadership,Co-operation and Scholarship. In our small school each year we are unable to have an active Society because of the small number which belong to it. In the Junior class only one is usually elected and in the Senior class only three are elected. Although we are not active we realize the honor bestowed upon us and shall carry it with us wherever we go. ifilbli N...-OSE On November 22 at the Seal Harbor Neighborhood House the an- nual senior play was presented. nShiny Nosen,a three-act comedy by Christopher Sergel, was chosen by the seniors this year. It is a play well adapted to a teen-age group. Janey, the leading charac- ter, is played by Jeanne Coston. As the curtain rises Janey is primping for her most important date. But her family has decided she's too young to Ngo steadyn, and that this is to be her last date with the handsome George Anderson, none other than Niffy Smallidge. Janey rebells, but the parents, Mrs. Marble, a most sympathetic and pacific character played by Mary Cunningham, and Mr. Marble, in civilian life Donnie Grindle, an ardentcinms player who hates noise and music, just say she's too romantic and Hsees too many moviesn. Janey drags her younger sister, Zip, away from her sling records to help her plan to make an everlasting impres- sion on George. Meanwhile, Helen, who has quite a way with the men, played by Eleanor Merchant, tricks George into going to the dance with her, and Janey makes her grand entrance with no one to see it. At this point Janey decides to capture an ex-boy friend of Helen's, Allen Rogers,a part well portrayed by Paul Richardson. In a hilarious scene Janey attempts to make George jealous. This backfires, and, with everything gone wrong Janey decides to nrun awayn from hone. Then when she asks her father if he doesn't want to 'reasonn with her, and he just says, UWell, good-byeu, she's in a worse fix. Peggy, who is mighty intrigued with it all, was well played by Isabelle Pinkham. Madge, who almost upset Helen's plans with her man Allen, is rather nicely done by a newcomer to the Gilman stage,Carolyn Buzzell. Coach Brown,who hates alumni, played by HaroldHSonnyHCoombs, is always popping in at the Marble's look- ing for his star player, George. The final happy twist of thefiot that solves everything made the play one enjoyed by all. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SEATED: Harold Coombs, Jr., Mary Cunningham, Allan Cousins. STANDING: Paul Richardson, Robert Suminsby. SENIOR PLAY CAST SEATED: Mary Cunningham, Robert Smallidge, Valerie Frye, Donald Grindle, Jeanne Coston, Paul Richardson. STANDING: Director Mrs. Herrick, Harold Coombs, Jr., Isabelle Pinkhmm,EleanorMerchant,CarolynBuzzell, Stage Manager James Bowden. Nov. 8, 1948 " f D H I' if X NXNX Q 3 , I ,JM IIWU , ,1y.-.,W S 1 M ff! Cv D 1,tJ-,,m.4lL,f3' ,N ! .11 1- ff -8 " 1' 5-win-his - 'rl ,- Sept. 17, 1948 ScJweol1:Fe School started with a scared as they walked into n't make it any better for jokes. Sept. 21, 1948 It was the first fire couraged. Sept. 27, 1948 One of the highlights of the year, Mr. Sprague paid ua his y bang today. The Freshman looked pretty Mrs. Herrick's room, and Mr. Kelley did them, trying to impress them with his drill and Mr. Kelley looked very dis- annual visit. We are always glad to see him. CThe girls, that isl. Oct. 1, 1948 Mr. Vantine got here at 9:50 A.M. to Ushoot the Seniorsu. oct 5, 1948 Dr. Coffin came today to see if we were all physically fit to participate in athletics. oct. 8, 1948 The Senior class served baked beans at the Masonic Dining Room The supper was good and financial success. Boy, those Seniors were surely busy today. Oct. 26, 1948 The Scphomorss put on a barn dance which was a lot of fun and enjoyed byall . Mr. Coates was the chaperone, Upoor mann. oct. 28, 1948 School closed today for the meeting of the Maine Teachers Assoc lation in Portland for the rest of the week. What a relief! Big day, Presidential election. Thr Republicans stayed at home today. Nov. 8, 1948 Education week. Everyone is studying especially hard this week Nov. 10, 1948 The school schedule was changed for the day so the speech class could put on a program on education. We invited our parents to at- tend. Nov. ll, 1948 Ah! It is really here, a holiday. Good old Armistice Day. Nov. 19, 1948 ' There was a shortage of boys for once in Gilman today. fThe boys went to the older boys conference in Bangor. The girls didn't know what to do with themselvesJ QC? N 'wrqf-X. ,, ' -fi I A . Q S..-4 X ' - S. x Egg! Q , , hx 'jgihl la 1 ?j?y1' 'gf Xrx X" N ffqjggjggqwfivx Nov. 22, 1948 Well, the Seniors put on their play in Seal Harbor tonight and it certainly was not a flop. Bet Mrs. Herrick was some proud of us. Nov. 24, 1948 School closed for Thanksgiving today. One whole day to eat and sleep. Dec. 17, 1948 J-' nj The Senior play was such a success, we decided on.a repeat at Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House. Dec. 25, 1948 School closed today for the long awaited Christmas vacation. Let's hope everyone hangs his stocking. Jan. 26, 1949 Well, today Mr. Kelley passed out rank cards, and believe me, we almost passed out. Feb. 2, 1949 . We went to Bar Harbor today to see some movies and hear Dr. McMillan speak. It certainly was interesting. Feb. 4, 1949 Today the members for the National Honor Society were selected. Mary Cunningham, Allan Cousins, Paul Richardson, were chosen from the Senior Class and were glad to say that Robert Suminsby made it from the Junior Class. Feb. 15, 1949 Guess what! There is now a new addition to the faculty. Pam- ela Coates was born. Pass out the cigars POP! Feb. 18, 1949 School closed today to give us hard working students a little rest. Just think, a whole week. Feb. 21, 1949 The Juniors had a dance tonight and believe me it was a dilly. You didn't have to be rich to come to this dance. It was a poverty ball! March 1, 1949 ' Well, there is a boy we should be very proud of today, and that is Allan Cousins, who won the state wide essay contest. Smart Kid, Huh? March 8, 1949 Mr. Carter had a chance to show the Seniors off today when we went to town meeting. Bet he was some proud because we were all so good. 1 Y-Q f'u 65 fs ,,N 'if 5 X 'rr f -fi V If ' ut f' Riff- W we a ' . 'ikiz by 'N -- LJ 6 JT! we 1 - N X H' 1 - - 5 . .Ui . -1 E 4 nl .K .K -i X 'L Nr ZXGLRLVL1 . ,V 4 T .Aff ,,, March 16, 1949 L Q Some Rangers came to show us pictures on the Acadia National and park wild life today. It was most interesting. March 17, 1949 The Seniors put on another baked bean supper tonight and served a very good number of people. It was held in the Masonic Hall. March 25, 1949 The one act play preliminaries were held at Pemetic High School auditorium tonight. We were in competition with Southwest Harbor as Bar Harbor defaulted by not appearing. We were very pleased to be named the winner of this contest. March 50, 1949 The Juniors put on a supper tonight at the Sound Community House. It was a social and financial success from all reports. April 4, 1949 The Masons gave the grammar school basketball team a banquet to- night and also invited the high school basketball teams. They show- ed movies afterward in the Neighborhood House. We want to thank the Masons for a very enjoyable time. CEspecially the supperl April 15, 1949 The winter term closed today for that long needed rest. April 26, 1949 Baseball season starts today. It is our first game. Good luck, boys. Here's hoping you Win as many games as you did last year. June 5, 1949 The Seniors went to church today. At least it kept us out of mischief, but just for awhile. June 9, 1949 The time has come for us to cry nowy The graduation exercises were held tonight and everyone felt a little sad, even the boys. June 10, 1949 Well, tonight we feel a little better than we did last night andh in the mood for dancing. Yes, it is the graduation ball at the Kim- ball House. X KARNIVAL Friday, March 18, l9h9 On this date the big event of the year took place, the annual School Karnival. This was the second karnival of this sort which Gil- man has sponsored. Lastyear,iJ1the spring, the idea of having a karnival was intro- duced to the students for the first time. The idea was met with approval and, since the Athletic Fund needed more money in order to carry out its functions, it was decided that the profits should be put into the Athletic Fund. This karnival was a huge success and greatly replenished the Fund. This year's karnival was run in much the same manner as that of last year. Each class chose booths which were operated once again for the Athletic Fund's benefit. Around the booths were many posters and signs advertising the various games and lunch booths and the gym of the Neighborhood Hall was decorated in a colorful fashion. Crepe paper streamers all about the room represented the blue sky and a paper hoop, lighted by electricity, represented a moon- Finally the zero hour arrived and the doors were thrown open to admit the crowd of fun seekers. Soon the hall hummed with activity and the booths were doing business at top speed. Many people bought hot dogs and pop along with ice cream. They played ring-toss, ping-pong, threw darts, bowled and learned their future from the mystic fortune tellers. They were also able to re- fresh themselves in the attractive Spanish tea room on the second floor. But all good things must soon come to an end and the afternoon was no exception, so the crowd left and the clean-up crew took over. In the evening the hall was reopened and a miraculous change had taken place. The booths were gone and in their places were neatly ar- ranged chairs and the hall was in readiness for the Klassy Karnival Dance. After quite a crowd had gathered, and the orchestra was ready, the music started and the candidates for king and queen promenaded the length of the Neighborhood House. In the line were Val Frye, Mary Cunningham, Helen Robinson, Lillis Joy, Ruth Chase, Thomas Graves, John Smallidge, Paul Richardson, Frank Manchester and Stetson Carter. This line was followed by the crown bearers, Sylvia McPheters and Du- ane Smith. After the candidates were all lined up and the crown bearers were in their places, the king and queen Don Grindle and Bet- sy Bryant entered. The Coronation was performed by Father Kiqnney, after which the king and queen ruled the Ball for the remainder of the evening. The dance which followed with the music su plied by George Fish- er's Orchestra was very enjoyable. Thus,the 1959 Karnival was br- ought to an end. HAROLD coomss '49 THE GLEE CLUB Our Glee Club started this year with an enrollment of fourteen, twelve girls and two boys. It has been said that it is quality not quantity that counts and that seems to apply to our glee club, espe- cially to the boys. We made our first public appearance at the Senior three act play, and since then we have sung at assemblies and the one act play con- test. Since thebeginning of the year we have recruited many new male members, but much to our sorrow, have lost some of the fair sex. DALE SOMES '50 ONE ACT PLAYS The one act plays, "I'm A Fool" and "The Bathroom Door", were sponsored by the class of 1950 this year. They were first present- ed as a preliminary contest at the Northeast Harbor Neighborhood House forthebenefit of the class fund, with, "I'm A Fool" a dramatization of the story of Sherwood Anderson declared the winner. On March 27 this group of Gilman actors journeyed to Southwest Harbor to compete in a- contest against Pemetic and Bar Harbor, but Bar Harbor High School withdrew its entry, leaving Gilman and Pemetic in the running. Themembers of the cast want to congratulate Pemetic on their excel- lent performance. The characters of "I'm A Fool" consisted of George, played by Donald Grindle, who was a stable hand who had three twenty five cent cigars and was all duded up, when in came his mother, played by Mari- lyn Jordan, and his sister, Mildred played by Ida Leonard, who told himhe was always bragging himself up. The dude, who was at the races, was portrayed by Frankie Manchester. Burt, who had a hot tip, was played by Ronald Dickey. Wilber, played by Paul Richardson, Lucy, the admirer of George by Geraldine Merchant, and Elinor played by Ida Beal, were the characters who came to see the races. 'lhe time setting of this play was back in the l900's. All wore costumes of that period which added local color to the play, and en- hanced the humerous quality of the lines and situations. 'ihe characters of "The Bathroom Door" consisted of a young man, played by Dale, a young lady, no other than Valerie Frye, old gentle- man, Ralph Tracy, Jr., elderly lady, Harriet Higgins, prima donna, Lillis Joy and the Boots by Dana Smith. The plot of this little English comedy by Gertrude Jennings was laid in a corridor of a large hotel and portrayed all the difficul- ties of these certain guests who all arrived at the bathroom door at eight A.M. The plot was climaxed when the Boots announced that the lock was broken and then revealed that the bathroom was empty instead of containing the dead body of prima donna's ficticious husband. MARILYN JORDAN 'SO GLEE CLUB FRONT ROW: Shirley Kelley, Mary Richardson, Joan Stanley, Priscilla Ashley, Pauline Tracy, Dolores Coombs, Harriet Higgins. BACK ROW: Donald Freeman, Barbara Blanchard, Mary Jane Phillips, Hildred Partridge, Lillis Joy, Ida Leonard, Dale Somes. ONE ACT PLAY FRONT ROW: Ida Leonard, Marilyn Jordan, Donald Grindle, Ronald Dickey. BACK ROW: Mrs. Herrick, Coach: Jeanne Coston, Paul Richard- son, Geraldine Merchant, Frank Manchester. ONE ACT PLAY FRONT ROW: Valerie Frye, Dale Somes, Lillis Joy, Ralph Tracy BACK ROW: Mrs. Herrick, Coach: Dana Smith, Harriet Higgins. GLEE CLUB ONE-ACT PLAY ONE-ACT PLAY 'D gf' fd 2 fr! xi!-!!M,.f" , 4, L V911 xx ff-H 'xx If-'TW ,ffl '-.L- . XG LTL xfzxl X 'yi ,A f ,pt 1, if 1 za, 7 ff l ref 1 an X f xi- If ff 5,11 I f '-QAQJJ 1,12 :Lf tx If X lj! I X X g3 N 12:5 X f f f f XQN XQQQf?'V Kb- ! X V I XQQQ, W Jf X 'Mj if ff :X I FEI' I 1 K." EM fl of U f' J VARSITY BASKETBALL WRITEaUP The Blue Streaks of Gilman High School finished the season with a tally of 5 wins and 15 loses. Although we havenft won many 'games, I feel that we have had a let of fun, because we have learned winning isn't the important thing in sports. Sportsmanship is the highest value to be derived from any game. ' The first game .of the season found us engaged with Searsport at the local nets on November 25. This first encounter brought out some of our abilities, but it took a few more games to test our strength. The outcome of the game was Gilman 423 Searspert 24. - December 5 found us at Bucksport to play the strongly favored Golden Bucks. Ora Gott turned in a hard fought backboard game as the Bucks trounced us 49 to 50. Football season opened December 10 at Northeast Harbor Negpbonnood House, at least we all thought so after the Husson game. We played a rough, hard fought game, with Husson winning 41----56. Captain Smal- lidge was high scorer with 15 pointi On December 15 the Blue Streaks on the Southwest Harbor Cami ph ? ed Blue Hill. I think they still had some of that champion iblood in them as they pinned our ears back with a score of 44 ---- 55. Smallidge and Walls were high scorers with 15 and 15 points respectively. 'We arenft doing so well are we, but the season isn't over yet, On December l8Nwe were at Southwest again to play Dexter. What a game! Dexter set the pace all the way, but we turned the tables on them in the last quarter enough to nose them out by one point. At the final whistle 'the score was Gilman 55 ---- Dexter 54. Niffy again was high scorer with 12 points. Speaking of class,.that's what the Ellsworth Eagles had when they troundcd us 65 ---- 25 at Southwest Harbor on December 22. January 4, new year, new punch for the basketball of the Blue Streaks. If you den't think Bar Harbor was scared, you ought to fhave seen Coach Mansfield. Gilman really played a swell game but Bar Harbor won after trailing for three periods by a score of 48-42. Donald Grin- our fish nets. Boy, were dle played a fine defensive game and tossed in 9 points :while Smale lidge was high scorer with 16 points The night of January 7, we cruised to Blue Hill to take grcvenge for our first game. They were tournament bound and we couldnft step them, They took command after the half time rest and won by 44---52. John Wallsand Richardson lead the losers with 10 and 8 points respec- tively. January ll we added a new team to our was a long ride but was a high scoring contest which we lost to Smallidge lead again Our next encounter was with Belfast at roster, Winter Harbor. It of boys to welcome us. It the Carver men 91 ----- 71. points. we found a swell bunch for the losers with 25 we offl Belfast wasted no time and went out in front with an early lead. COur seal was exactly on the Jayvees game only we lost andthey. won.Q Belfast 52 ---- Gilman 24. It was Smallidge again with 12 points. Our first game with Pemetic on January 19 proved that the Indi- ans were on the warpath. They won by 60 ---- 52. Niffy and Johnny were high SCOPGTS. football pads when we journeyed to Bangor toplay were hot and ran over us by a score of 49 ---- 29. We all took our Husson College. They QI'm taking the record from a new score book now, but the scores are still against us.J Bucksport journeyed on January 26 down to Southwest Harbor to play a final game with us. We sure missed Capt. Smallidge mrBucksport ran over us 59----29. Walls was high scorer. February 1 found us again in Southwest to play a return gamevdth the Pemetic Indians. We took their war paint and tomahawks and scared the daylights out of them, but in the final frames they mxovered dyjr weapons and chased us home to the tune of 51 ---- 55. February Qiwas another long journey to Belfast but it was surely worth it oven thouih we were exhausted after a strenuous evening. Two overtime periods and a rough house made the game exciting. All the boys played a hard fought game which abounded in good team work.J6hn-- ny and Niffy lead with 21 and SO points each. Gilman 59---3a1faSt'53, February ll found us at Northeast playing Winter Harbor but this time we were the victors. Another game which showed that the team was playing together and in good form. Gilman 46 ---- Winter Harbor 56. Bar Harbor again, the jinx team! We, of course, lost, but it was a well played game. Suminsby played a hard game and accounted for 14 points while Niffy had the sane number, Our last game was a close one in which Searsport was the victim on their home court. We lead all the way but we played a cageyvgamei we thought, We won 45 ---- 40. To all you underclassmen, the Seniors and I would like to wish the best of luck and much success for the coming season. We shall miss being with you when the autumn rolls around, but we shall be watching for and interested in your prowess and good sportsmanship in this game we have enjoyed playing together these past four years. SCHEDULE SCORES We They Nov. 23 Searsport :ug 2h Dec. 3 Bucksport 30 M9 10 Husson College at N.E. 36 M1 15 Blue H111 at s.w. 35 at 18 Dexter at S.W. 35 3M 22 Ellsworth at S.W. 25 68 Jan. M Bar Harbor at s.w. M2 A8 Y Blue Hill at Blue Hill 32 hh 11 Winter Harbor at W.H. 71 91 1a Belfast at N.E. 2a 30 18 Pemetic at s.w. 32 60 21 Husson College at Bangor 29' L9 26 Bucksport at s.w. ' 29 59 Feb. 1 Pemetic at S.W. 35 51 A Belfast at Belfast S9 58 11 winter Harbor at N.E. M6 36 15 Bar Harbor at B.H. QQ '56 18 Searsport at Searsport M3 ho PAUL RICHARDSON HMQH The Girls' and Boys' Basketball Teams of Gilman High School wish to extend congratulations to the Mount Desert Grammar School team on their fine showing in the tournament. CHEERLEADERS Three new cheerleaders, Ruth Frazier, Barbara McCrae, and Ida Beale joined the veteran cheerleaders and head cheerleader, Nancy Graves, in steady practice to make this a successful year. The cheerleaders made uniforms of royal blue trimmed with 'white. The girls had sandwich and candy sales to earn money with which to pay for their uniforms, At a recent meeting it was decided to have the same girls cheer next year as did this year. Letters with gold megaphones were awarded to the girls. NANCY GRAVES 'So THE GILMAN ARMY The Gilman Army was all ready to start. At last the orders came through. Gilman was on a secret mission. I say secret be- cause no one knew who would win. The first order was to move to the lines to hold back Searsport. They were strong, so as a result we were defeated and driven back 20-31. We learned a few points from the last mission, so we were ready for the next. Our crew was ready to go back to the lines to fight. We took on Sullivan. Once again we were defeated 19-22. Nevertheless we were enthusiastic and ready to embark on our next mission which was with Husson. Again we were defeated in bat- tls 28"3M-0 Back home once more we were calm and waitingfbr our next ord- ers. When they came we were again tramping over dangerous ground to Blue Hill. It was certainly dangerous because when they opened fire, we fled defeated 18-36. Still we weren't satisfied, so we went back again to attack Blue Hill at Southwest Harbor, only to get trounced again 20-32. At this point we Hiizthat we were more organized and that the crew was in good condition. We had a little encouragment so we ended in a tie, 31-31. With this experience we went into conflict with Ellsworth. We battled long and hard, and got results. We beat them hh-29. Now we were waiting for the day when our orders would say to take on Husson. We marched into Bangor with our flags flying, only to be driven back 23-26. Now we had to take care of a few spys in our own town, those alumnae, but it turned out they took care of us 16-19. CContinuedJ VARSITY BASKETBALL SQUAD SEATED: Paul Richardson, Donald Grindle, Captain Robert Smallidge, John Walls, John Smallidge. STANDING: Coach Don Coates, Robert Suminsby, Robert Walls, Manager Robert Taylor. CHEERLEADERS Betsy Bryant, Barbara McCrae, Nancy Graves, Ruth FTazier, Ida Beal, Ruth Chase. We were ready for Pemetic now. Our men were camoflagued and our firearms and troops were marched into Pemeticfs midst. Posi- tions were taken but we got a licking 20-51. Still all these defeats were not enough to discourage us, so we took on Sullivan, We took for our slogan that night, Uwhere therefs a will there's a wayu, and we took them 59-54. But again our courage was built up on false alarms. When the air-raid signal was giwmiwe went into action against Ellsworth. We were beaten 28-57. Ohl well, you canlt win all the time so when our orders came through we left to take on Winter Harbor. Our crew was pretty good that night and we hoisted our flag to celebrate a 54-17 victory. Once our flag was flying, our hearts were' proud. So we marched into Pemetic, but we came out under fire with Pemetic 44, and Hornets 21. It was a bloody battle. Well this one was the wind-up. Our troops were ready and this was our last battle so we invaded Searsport. Our company got defeated 29-42. In behalf of the girl's basketball team I would like to thank Coach Ryder for all her patience, time she has spent with us, and help she has given us. ISABELLE PINKHAM '49 SHELIA CARTER '49 Awards were presented to the following girls: QETTERS MEDALS Anne Foster Eleanor Merchant Ida Beale Valerie Frye Nancy Allen Isabelle Pinkham Mary Cunningham Ruth Chase GOLD BASKETBALLS Valerie Frye ---------- Captain and Foul Shooting Barbara McCrae -------------------------- Manager Ida Beale -------- --------------- Most Improved GIRLS' BASKETBALL SQUAD KNEELING: Gilley. FRONT ROW: Eleanor Mwchant, Marie Gott, Wilma- Merchant, Marjorie Anne Foster, Nancy Allen, Isabelle Pinkham, Valerie Frye, Captain: Ida Beal, Ruth Chase. SECOND ROW: Coach Ryder, Sylvia h and, Mary Cunningham, Geraldine Merchant, Jrmtte Exsman, Ida Leonard, Manager McCrae. 'uuan'uHu'vHHvvuuHwuHu JwuuuuuvHuuHuu ?n u n x 'lfss n'Wx 1u":s 'n"d'7n 5x 'n n n"n' n 'fNf 1 as A as n n n n 'n'1f n Nh 'on 7 tititititititititititit4295656615ititiiiiititititititii4245 The Jayvees began their season this year with the following line-up: Rodney Smith f. Ronald Dickey f. Sheldon Damon c. Barry Wood g. Robert Fernald g. Smith, Wood, and Fernald are Freshman, Damon and Dickey are Sophomores. Backing up the starters wzre capable boys like Larry Cousins, EUly'Kimball, Billy Von Dem ell, Frankie Manchester, John Smallidge, and Malcolm Merchant. The Jayvees had a 3 and 8 record this year. Although they didn't win so many games, they looked like the makings for a great little club in the future. We are looking forward for Gilman to take over Eastern Maine basketball in the near future, so best of luck to you fellows, hope you win all the games next year Nov Dec Jan Feb SCHEDULE Sullivan Bucksport Ellsworth Bar Harbor Belfast Pemetic Bucksport Pemetic Sullivan Belfast Bar Harbor scoams We They 31 M3 33 31+ 17 61 31 3 30 2 25 2 as 3 27 25 50 Sl 27 37 DONALD GRINDLE 'u9 The Girls' and Boys' Basketball Teams of Gilman High School wish to extend great thanks to the Masons of Northeast Harbor for the wonderful banquet they gave us. GIRLS' BASKETBALL SQUAD JAYVEES FIRST RCW: William Kimball, Barry Wood. SECOND ROW: William VonDemmell, Ronald Dickey, Capt. Sheldon Damon, Robert Fernald, Rodney Smith. THIRD RCW: Coach Harland Carter, Ernest Smallidge, Lawrence Cousins, Frank Manchester, Manager Harold Coombs BASEBALL HIGHLIGHTS While the Red Sox were trying out down in Sarasota, Florida, the Gilman Nine were throwing hooks and curves, to begin the season with a bang, and to keep up its good record in baseball. Under the guidance of Coaches Coates and Carter the team has taken good form and a number of recruits have tried out for the following poshidnsz Pitchers: George McKay, Rodney Smith, and Harold Coombsg Catchers: Ronald Dickey and Paul Richardsong first base: John Walls, Bobby Fernald, Robert Suminsby, and John Smallidgeg Second base! Billy VonDemmel3 Shortstop: Robert Smallidge and Barry Wood, Third base Snick Damon and Allen Fernaldi ,fieldersz Robert Taylor, Donald Grindle, Stetson Carter, Sturgis Turnbull, and Larry Cousins. Our veterans for this season, who are the backbone of the team, are Niffy Smallidge, Robert Taylor, Co-Captain Donald Grindle, Geo- rge McKay, Harold Coombs, and Go-Captain Paul Richardson. I STARTING LINE-UPKlst gamel SCHEDULE John Walls lB April 26 at Bucksport Billy VonDem el 2B 28 Belfast here Niffy Smallidge SS Sheldon Damon 5B May 2 at Ellsworth Robert Taylor CF 6 at Southwest Donald Grindle LF IO at Bar Harbor Stetson Carter RF 15 at Brewer Paul Richardson C l4 Bucksport here George McKay P 17 Southwest here Rodney Smith P 19 at Belfast Harold Coombs? 20 Sullivan here 25 Ellsworth here 27 Bar Harbor here 51 at Sullivan BASEBALL FRONT ROW: Ronald Dickey, John Walls SECOND ROW: Billy Von Demmell, Robert Taylor, Billy McKay, Donald Grindle CO0-captainl, Paul Richardson CO0-captainl, Robert Smallidge, Harold Coombs, Jr THIRD ROW: Coach Don, Barry Wood, Robert Fernald, Stetson Carter, Sheldon Damon, Rodney Smith, Manager Tracy, Coach Carter. OUR LEADERS Nancy Graves, Head Cheerleaderg Barbara McCrae, Girls' Bas- ketball Managerg Valerie Frye, Girls' Basketball Captain, Robert Smallidge, Varsity Captaing Sheldon Damon, Jayvee Captain, Donald Grindle, Paul Richardson, Baseball Co-cap- tainsg Robert Taylor,-Boys' Basketball Manager. A CHEER FOR OUR TEAM CHEERLEADERS: Betsy Bryant, Barbara McCrae, Nancy Graves, Ruth Frazier, Ida Beale, Ruth Chase. TEAM: Donald Grindle, John Walls, Robert Smallidge, Robert Suminsby, Coach Don, Paul Richardson. BASEBALL SQUAD O UR LEADERS A CHEER FOR OUR TEAM 9 Q A X 7 J . Wjt L, J Mr. Kelley: Is there anyone here who can guess my age? Suminsby: You're forty years old, Mr. Kelley. Mr. Kelley: That's right. Tell me, how did you ever guess it? Suminsby: Oh, I know a half wit, and he is only twenty. Donnie Grindle: I ain't got none of them. Mrs. Herrick: Why Donnie, where is your grammar? Donnie Grindle: I don't know for sure but I think she's home with grampa. Doctor: You certainly have acute appendicitis. Valerie Frye: Oh doctor, you flatter me. Dale Somes: There's a drip in this pipe over here. ' '? Allan Cousins. Anyone I know. --ll.-1,3 Minister: Does your daughter trust in God? Gentleman: She must by the company she's keeping. - Mrs. Herrick: Will someone please use defeat, defense, and detail in a sentence? Billy Von Demmel: Defeat of decat went over defence before detail Q-lu--1.1i.1 Coach Coates: Are any of you boys athletes? Larry Cousins: Yes sir, I'm an athlete. Paul Richardson: Yeah? The only thing athletic about him is his athlete's feet. -1-ill11 , The apple which dropped on his head set Newton to thinking, but the story might be different, had it been a coconut. A I J - is for - is for - is for - is for B C D- is for E F ALPHABET Allan a smart lad is he, Bert who's as cute as can be. Carolyn who is Mer1e's delight, Dale who puts women to flight. Ernest, Buddy to us, - is for Frank who raises a fuss. G- is for Gilman our pride and joy, H- is for Harriet who's after every boy. - 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 K L M N O P Q R- is for S T U V W X Y' Isabelle to Stets she runs, Jimmy from Seal Harbor he comes Kimball, Billy to you, Larry to Helen he is true. Mary who's true to her John, Niffie whose jokes are all corn OK which we all are, Paul our movie star. Quintet for which we all cheer, R.A.T. our fisherman dear. Suminsky, Humphrey to all, Team which is always on the ball. Unsatisfactory which we never get, Val a flying jet. Wallie a difficult boy, - is for Xmas which we greet with joy. - is for Yarns which we all spin, Z- is for Zeal which we indulge in WE HAVE A SAN! BUT NO KContinuedD Dodge Chevie Smith Betsy Ross Ryder Tracy Dick Robert Walls Ceiling Barbara Frye Pan Betty Cousins Uncles Jack Donald Duck Somes Davis Bette Wood Carter Liver Pills Rat Coates Hangers Stoop Partridge Pheasant Bill Phillips Milk of Magnesia Tommy Chase Sanborn Buddy William Tell Lewis Taylor Scissors Robin Anne Baxter Walter Reed Bushes Kimball Merchant Merchandise Frank Humphrey Bogart Dickey Priscilla John Alden Arthur Forge Horse Walker Stanwick Grable Jill Sound Axe Cheese Door Money Gun Clark Joe Hood Pigeon House Sinatra Bird Godfrey Mr. Coates: Who was the smartest inventor of all times? Barry Wood: Edison. He invented the phonograph and radio, so people would stay up all night using his electric light bulbs. iqnn.-11-Q1-1-1. Mr. Kelley: My wife would make a wonderful congresswoman. Mr. Coates: What makes you think so? Mr. Kelley: She sure knows how to introduce bills into the house -11.-iii-ii Robert Suminsby: nGee, this soup is delicious.n Mary Jane Phillips: nYes, it sounds good.H -Q1-l-4111. Written while waiting for a lady: If spring be late, Do not despair: She's just deciding Which dress to wear. il-1-1-11 Donald Freeman: ltranslating Virgil, fluentlyl Three times I strove and cast my arms about her neck. Mr. Carter: Well, you've gone far enough. Sit down.. Bob Fernald: nAm I the first boy you ever kissed, Va1?U Valerie Frye: nWhy, of course you are, Bobbie. Why do you boys all ask the same question?H i---1--1-1... Women's faults aren't many, Men have only two: Everything they say, And everything they do. l--1-- 1- Mr. Carter was driving down Main Street when a car came smashing into his car. The driver of the other car got out and started using violent language as he argued with Mr. Carter. Mr. Carter said, nLook Bud, you have thirty-two teeth. Do you want to try for none?n TOUVULAUQQIYU JQJVALS MOST MOST BEST BEST BEST BEST POPULAR LIKELY TO SUCCEED DRESSED LOOKING DISPOSITION DANCER SCHOOL WIT MOST DIGNIFIED SCHOOL BABY BIGGEST JESTER NOISIEST MOST STUBBOHN SCHOOL FLIRT BIGGEST HEART BREAKER BEST LINE TEACHERS' HEADACHE SCHOOL BLUFFER SCHOOL ATHLETE MUSICAL TALENT ,J Donald Grindle Allan Cousins Jim Bowden Paul Richardson Frankie Manchester Donald Grindle Billy Von Demmell Norman Walls Edward Kelley Frankie Manchester Paul Richardson Robert Taylor Paul Richardson A John Walls Billy Von Dem ell Frankie Manchester Frankie Manchester Robert Smallidge Harold Coombs, Jr. Mary Cunningham Pauline Grindle Betsy Bryant Nancy Allen Marilyn Jordan Betsy Bryant Marilyn Pauline Shirley Marilyn Marilyn Jordan Gr indle Kelley Jordan Jordan Anne Foster Harriet Higgins Jean Graves Valerie Frye Harriet Higgins Marilyn Jordan Anne Foster Lillis Joy . , -0 Q 1 ' WHAT VIOULD HAPPEN lF---- Xji.-Y TEX '1' "h5'A.'lfi'. 7 f 'x Val stopped singing in typing clasQ?QvWPEf3X q D 2 Paul sat still during English QP' - Tommy got to school on time No one talked lor a day Mr Carter walked to sciool iarriette stopped thinking about Bee Edgar had curly hair Billy said "I did it" instead of "I done it" Allan got something besides A Mr. Coates stopped bragging about the Cardinals , g Daphne stayed home on Saturday night ' Qpj Miss Ryder didn't go Sh-h-h-h-h-h ' NL g,,w Mary R. got traded by accident at the trading post new 'M' The Senior Class met without arguing ."' Dora didn't see Clayton every noon - Mr. Kelley rode a horse instead of a Beetle 1? Robert Taylor was six foot tall l,- ,-4 .TWf,,f he Pu, .1 L Mary C. came to school in slacks kk, . Norman didn't carry things home behind his ear 1 Mrg.Herrick didn't give an assignment - The Seniors didn't graduate? 1 tif? 3 t Ur , 01' 'GX IQMI X32 X x1l Xxx ..,. an N . 1552 Vu, , AEE ls' N I . 10 .-, rr 5 . I-XI fl r' -- AL-f X .. ,ire - . ,gig 9 . U-.-glk .va-L , 4 Q99 H 25 HIT PAJJXDL . 0 x 2: 5 - , ,, N , N . There'll Never Be Another You ------- Carter's Dodge I'll Walk Alone ---- ---- Trip to Mr. Kelleyis Office I Wish I Knew--- - ------- ---------------- -Civics A f---- h ' 'U H Cr f Someday --------------------------------- Graduation No Can Do ---- ------------------ ---- Shorthand Class Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes ------ ----- Faculty Forever and Ever -------- Mr. Carter's Friday ,Tests It Had T0 Be Your ----------------- -------- Homework Buttons and Bows ------- -------------- Home Eo, Room Doing What Comes Naturally ------------ Senior Class Sooner of Later--- ------------ ---New High School Temptation ------------------ ---Skipping School My Happiness ------------------------------ Vacation Hake Believe --------------- -- ------ Exams Are Over It's All Over Now ------------ ------ Schoolis Out Sweet and Lovely ------------ -------- ----- Diplomas Cruising Down the River ---------- Senior Class Trip I'm Making Believe -------- ---- Ilve Done My Lessons A You're Adorable -------- - --------- -------- Recess ,a X, . X aes, r I ',3 - fl .S6Hl0f Name Nickname James Bowden UJimH Carolyn Buzzell nBuzzU Charlene Carter nCharlyU Shiela Carter nShielaW Harold Coombs WSonnyn Allan Cousins uCousinsN Mary Cunningham Nmaryu Valerie Frye WFluffu Malcolm Graves NSmuttN Donald Grindle nGrizzleU George McKay nBillyN Eleanor Merchant NMerchn Lewis Moore nLewisn Isabelle Pinkham Vlbbyn James Reed nRandalln Walton Reed Nwallyn Paul Richardson Hosmosisn Robert Smallidge nNiffyn Steven Smallidge WStoopN Robert Taylor WRatn Norman Walls nNormW Dora Wright nDodoU X 1 Q ,',, , ,5kf7 an ' -bf HWWWI .V :'. L ' " W I TX s U M x A ' -j Advise Look out for North Ells Get some sleep Buy a horse Watch that temper Take her easy Learn to run the oroyector Hang on to John Make up your mind Stay put Calm down Keep your line to yourself Pass those speed tests Buy another Chevie Stop gossiping Stop wasting time Settle down Cultivate your laugh Stop picking fights Slowrdown Get in earlier Move faster Get married 455112 TONS' Pet Expression Ding Dong Merle says---- Ya donit say Oh---- Let's go Allan Oh come on Carter Come on now Cut it out Whatcha doing Oh no I won't What did you say Oh shoot! Thats what you think You know what How Ya doing Git and stay git I beg your pardon Holy moses How's she loggin Lets go smelting Well! What do you know Stop itl Statistics Self Estimate - I don't know Gosh Oh boy Yippeel Well Nowl Now I tell yal Probably not much Naughty but nice None better The best Wowl Out of this world Can't be beat Pretty nice That would be telling As good as they come Near Perfect The last word Simply Marvelous Hot Dog! Okey Not bad 1" f' ,. I CX at V 'XT L' 5' . 1 are ' 'P W Q Unlikely Future History Professor Old Maid Gene Autry's wife Minister Clamdigger Truck driver Wash woman Baby sitter Bachelor Bigamist . Big league pitcher Bubble dancer Prize fighter Secretary President Doctor English teacher Office boy Professor Bookkeeper Track runner sigger WHAT WE COME TO SCHOOL FOR-- Betsy Bryant, to advertise the new look Billy McKay, to give the girls a break Pauline Grindle, to get all A's Donnie Grindle, to play basketball Nancy Graves, not to miss anything Isabelle Pinkham, to make things for her hope chest Allan Cousins, to play with the movie camera Arthur Grindle, because he has to Jack Tracy, to hector Mrs. Herrick. THF MAIN ROOM CLOCK WOULD STOP IF IT SHOULD SFE-- Val Frye sitting still Shirley Kelley ducking door casings Janet Freeman flirting Harriette Higgins wearing a size eight dress Frank Jordan the teacher's pet Pauline Grindle bursting witf conversation Robert Taylor the tall, dark, sinister type. WHAT GILMAN WILL MISS-- WHAT THF SFNIORS WILL MISS-- Pau1's laugh Bobby's fondness for Val Val's singing Mr. Carter's Friday tests Niffie's line Harriette's wiggle Jimmie's good appearance Ronnie Dickey's speed Carolyn's cooking Mr. Kelley's jokes Charlene's attraction for baseball John Wall's personality She1ia's temper Rodney's pitching arm Sonny's wit Mrs. Herrick's patience Allan's brains John Smallidge's good looks Mary's ability Suminsby's good rank Smut's hair Snick's noise Donnie's basketball ability Shirley's smallness Billy's gift of gab Donald Freeman's musical talent Eleanor's shorthand speed Kay's red hair Lewks's good disposition Miss Ryder's speed tests Isabelle's gossiping Randall's quietness Wally's way with Miss Ryder Stoop's truck R.A.T.'s noise Norman's slowness Dora's pretty hair fi: JEIIYT' "':,i5gf"Tgf. i gig 5i:1"i?Sg,f'.fQ TC 1 ,i Q . I' A " A 2-,FI-Ierfifirufffl , ff' ,ff jf f l 'fl --ff , K ...SSQ7 ff!ji5ef'NQ!fff,f' H3 -ogg? ZA.-ff'! S ' " !2ii?i-.fy .. is TT 'ii im -jf iiiiiiffi-, Tift? ,QTfTj?i."'i',. f 3Al-Q5EI1Iff3gI11?f 5. -..4, -7IME WAITS FOB NO ONE --------------------------- Robert Taylor SLOW BOAT TO CHINA ----- -------------------------- Norman Walls B OH WHAT TIL THE FEUDINC GOTTA GET ME SOMEBODY TO LOVE TOO FAT POLKA ----- ---- - ----- I KNOW ABOUT YOU ----- ----- - ---- -' ---- ---- Ruth Chase END OF TIME ------ ------------- -- ----- --Friday tests AND FIGHTING -------------------- Senior Class Meetings GOTTA GET A MAN- ----- -------------- ---- 49- LIFE GETS TEDIOUS DON'T IT ------------ - -- I QATE TO LOSE YOU ---- -------- ------------ DHY BONES- -------- I ------------------ -- SX MH. FIVE BY FIVE -------- ------------------- IN MY MERRY OLDSMOBILE --------------------- SONNY BOY ------ --------------------------- - MY DAHLINC --------------------------------- '63, . ONE ALONE- ------------------- ------------ -- GETTING HOWHLHE VEHY FAST ---------- -- --- 0! WHEN THE MOON COMES OVEN THE MOUNTAlN------ I B HOLY POLY ------------ -------- MOUNTAIN MUSIC-- ---- --.- ----- , HAIR OF GOLD EYES OF BLUE ---- I DREAM OF JEANNY ------------ --na-sau-a-san--c--n-n Shelia a --------Barry Wood ---Jerrie Merchant ----Marilyn Jordan ----Arthur Grindle -- ------ Mr. Carter ---Robert Suminsby - ----- Robin Walls ---Carolyn Buzzell ----Barbara McCrae H-H ---- Jean Graves ------Frank Jordan ---Clayton Crocker Mary Jane Phillips ---Harriet Higgins nd Charlene Garter ----------Val Frye ----Donnie Grindle A fj- ITN' W 5 6 fl BRUSH THOSE TEARS FROM YOUR EYES -------- YOU KEEP COMING BACK LIKE A SONG-- ---- -- THAT'S EOE MEP -------------------------- THOSE LITTLE THITE LIES ----------------- I'LL BE SEEING You ---------------------- IN THE OLD BACK SEAT OF THE HENRY FORD-- I ONLY WANT A BUDDY NOT A SWEETHEART ---- PERSONALITY ---------- ---------------- --- MINI ----------------------------- ------- DoN'T FENCE ME IN ----------------------- GREEN EYES ------------------------------ HELEN POLKA ------ --- --------------- ----- WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO TO MAKE YOU LOVE ME I DON'T WANT TO SET THE WORLD ON FIRE--- IT TAKES TIME ----------- - --------------- A WAY ----- ------ --- THERE MUST BE A LITTLE BIRD TOLD MIP- TOGETHER ----- ----- -----Rut so IN LOVE ------------- RELAXIN' WITH RANDALL-- ----q-nn--- ----..--- BABY FACE ---- BEETLE-BOMB-- HORSES HORSES -------- -- HORSES--- HE'S HY GUY-- I'LL BE AROUNBP ---- I WONDER I WONDER ---- ---------Eleanor Merchant ----- -------- Report Cards -----------------Vacation -----Wally Reed ---Jimmy Bowden Mary.Cunningham ---Rodney Smith ----------Paul Richardson Niffy Smallidge -Stoop Smallidge -----Dale Somes ----Randal1,Reed -----Nancy Allen ------------Allan Cousins -------- ---Mary Graves ------- ----Snick Damon ---Bobby Fernald --Stets and Ibby h Frazier and Steve Damon -----------Helen Robinson - ---- ---Mr. Coates -------Frank Mannhester ----- ------Anne Foster --Nancy Graves ---Bill McKay -- ---- The Teachers Katherine Alley Gordon Falt, Jr. Dorothea Grindle Mary Grindle Robert Hamer Mary Ninri George Frazier Peckham Shirley Reynolds Estella Smallidge Jane Smallidge Rebecca Taylor Charlene Walls Eleanor Walls Walter Blanchard Frederick Bucklin Everett Carter Alice Colson Florence Jordan Lester Joy Isabel Kerkmazian Grace Pierce Marion Pierce Leta Tracy Ida Walton Paul Walton Virgil Walton Elizabeth Woscott Edward Brown Beverly Carr Milton Crocker Clifton Damon Muriel Fernald Norma Gonzales James Grant Dorothy Graves Dorothy Haynes Barbara Leach Mmdm1Mwrm James MeGarr Mary Parker Elwood Reed Gloria Reed Robert Seavey John Smallidge Helena Solari George Tracy Helen Tracy ALUMNI 3915 f3awyerI iDff0r7 9 :Tre lMcGarrQ lMcCraej lBrownJ lStowartJ lDamonJ 1946 CGravesJ iwaltonj lBealeJ CBlanchard7 CSwanJ 1947 fKimballJ fwallsl KConaryj lC1arkD QSullivanJ CSmithl fAlexanderD Wiscasset U, of Ms Annex. 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