Mount Desert High School - Skipper Yearbook (Northeast Harbor, ME)
- Class of 1953
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The Yearbook Staff of 1953 respectfully dedicates this edition of the
"Skipper" to Mr. Don Coates in appreciation for his loyal service in
Gilman and Mount Desert High Schools.
FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Miss Wood, Miss Drummond, Miss Argeros, Mr. Ernest, Mr.
Coates, Mrs. Herrick, Miss Hall. BACK ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Mr. Genovese, Mr. Jowdry,
Mr. Smallidge, Mr. Snow, Mr. Redmond, Mr. Salisbury, Mr. Leeman.
MR. ERNEST, Principal
University of Maine, B. S.
New York University, M. A.
Boston University B. S.
Illinois College, A.B.
University of Maine, A.B.
University of Bridgeport,
A.B. , M. E.
Farmington State Teache
Wheaton - Colby, A.B.
University of Maine, B. S
Northern Conservatory of
MR . MOISE
University of the South, A.B.
Columbia Teacher's College,
Math Ss Science
University of Maine, B. A.
Gorham Normal School
Eastern State Normal
Farmington State Teacher's
University of Maine
Boston University, B. S.
University of California,
FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Clara Kelley, Eleanor Reynolds, Raymond Smith, Miss Argeros, Jane Brown, Jay
Scribner, Marilyn Robinson. SECOND ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Sandra Adams, Miriam Hews, Hester Crocker,
Barbara Grindle, Steve Miller, Patricia Jordan, Robert Smallidge, Leah Blanchard, Dwight Carter, Lester
Smallidge, Nancy Leland, Peter Smallidge, Claire Lunt, Jeanette Muise, Catherine Wakefield, Yvonne
Li ter ary Editor
S. Adams. I. Brown, H. Cameron, D. Cousins,
Y. Cousins, H. Crocker, M. Hews, E.
Higgins, S. Holmes, E. Jordan, P. Jordan, C.
Lunt, M. McKay, W. Merchant, E. Reynolds,
M. Robinson, M. Savage, S. Scarborough, L.
Spurling, C. Wakefield, W. Walls, S. Miller.
Miss Dora Argeros
L. Blanchard, J. Brown, B. Grindle, P. Jordan
C. Kelley, N. Leland, J. Muise, Y. Cousisn,
E. Reynolds, C. Wakefield, L. Gott, G. Ham-
The members of the "SKIPPER" staff thank the Advertisers, the Faculty
and all others concerned who helped to make this yearbook a success.
LEFT -RIGHT: Esther Jordan, Elaine Higgins, Dana Sherer, Jackie Adams, Jay
Scribner, Mr. Ernest, Lester Smallidge, Mary Ann Savage, Stephen Coffin,
Sally Scarborough, John Grant.
President .... Lester Smallidge Secretary .... Elaine Higgins
It was voted this year that there should be equal representation from each
class in the Student Council.
Jackie Adams and Elaine Higgins, accompanied by Principal Raymond Ernest
represented the Mount Desert High Student Council at the State Student Council
meeting in Auburn on November Z1-ZZ. Much valuable information was obtained
as to how to conduct our council more effectively.
BAR HARBOR BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY, Bar Harbor, Maine
with offices at
Northeast Harbor - Lubec - Southwest Harbor
HHTIUHHL HUHUH SUUIETU
FIRST ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Patricia Jordan, Mrs. Herrick, Advrsorg Eleanor Reynolds. SECOND ROW,
LEFT-RIGHT: Jane Brown, Raymond Smith.
The National Honor Society aims to establish for high schools these high
professional aims and goals for secondary education:
1. An enthusiasm for good scholarship.
2. An encouragement to students to render service to
the school and in the community.
3. A plan for self-evaluation of the. student's potential
elements of qualities of leadership within himself.
4. A stimulus to students to practice those acts which
develop strength of character.
5. An encouragement to student to continue his education.
High school boys and girls all over our land consider being chosen for
National Honor Society one of the highest honor paid them during their school
days. The Mount Desert Chapter this year is happy to pay tribute to Eleanor
Reynolds and Patricia Jordan of the class of 1953. Raymond Smith of this
class is also a member, having been elected in his junior year. This year the
junior member to be so honored is Jane Brown.
BAR HARBOR TIMES PUBLISHING CO.
FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Clara Kelley, Wilmer Merchant, Eleanor Reynolds, Treasurer, Raymond Smith,
President, Peter Smallidge, Vice-Presidentg Marilyn Robinson, Secretary, Barbara Hibbard, Yvonne Cousins.
SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Mrs. Herrick, Faculty Advisor, Henry Conary, Ir., Jeanette Muise, Patricia
Jordan, Hester Crocker, Austin Young, David McFarland. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Gerald Baker, Langill
Stanley, Dwight Carter, Burnham Wallace, Richard Walls, Paul Bucklin, Gordon Gray, Henry Scribner.
SEHIUR CLHSS UUE-TUNE : "HHllS UF IV!"
Oh, we leave these halls of knowledge, One year at Gilman High,
And our teachers brave and true, Was all we ever had
But we will not forget And then we came to Mount
Though we go far, far away. Desert High.
Oh, the halls of our Mount Desert, But as we sadly leave for
We will cherish year by year, destinies unknown,
And long for all the friendships Our alma mater dear we'll
That we made while we were here. not forget.
For now much we've learned to cherish,
Must be left for schoolmates true,
May they be faithful to the tasks
We've left them to do.
CLASS COLORS: Royal Blue at White
CLASS FLOWER: Red Carnation
CLASS MOTTO: "Forward"
GERALD GILBERT BAKER "Gerald"
"I won't budge an inch"
Driver Training 2
PAUL ROBERT BUCKLIN "Paul"
"Great men have died, and I feel sick"
I yr. Outdoor Club 2
DWIGHT BRONSON CARTER "Tete"
"Some are born with riches, some with beauty: I was just born"
Baseball I, 2,3, 4, Basketball I,2. 3, 4g Dramatics 2, 3,4g Camera
Club 2g Science Club 4, Secretary, Jr. Speaking Contest 3, Senior
Play 4, Driver Training 4, Class I act play 3, Yearbook 3,4.
College University of Maine
HENERY THOMAS CONARY Ir. "Tommy"
"If I could but start the day without getting up in the morning"
Baseball 3, 4, Baseball Manager 43 Senior Play 4.
YVONNE MAY COUSINS "Vonnie"
"Take me or leave me."
Sophomore Play 2, Majorette 2, 3, 4, Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4,
F. H. A. Club 2, 3, Commercial Club 3, Minstrel Show 2gILl1'liOr
Play 3, Yearbook Staff 4, Outing Club 3, Driver Training 3,
Student Council 3, Maine Speaking Contest 3.
Commercial ' U. S. Vl ,, s
HESTER IRENE CROCKER "Crock"
"You can tell her by the noise she doesn't make."
Basketball I, Glee Club 2, 4gC0mme1'Cia1 Club 3, Yearbook
Staff 4, Camera Club 3, Driver Training 33 School Paper 3.
GORDON FORREST GRAY "Skip"
"Why get excited over life, you die in the end anyway. "
Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Baseball I, 2. 3. 4.
Industrial Arts Coast Guard
BARBARA LOUISE HIBBARD "Hibby"
"I'll make a commotion in every place."
Basketball I, 3,4, Dramatics Club 3,4, F. H. A. 4, Secretary 4,
Junior Speaking 3, Glee Club 3, 4, Senior Play 4, Driver Training
2, Operetta 3.
PATRICIA JORDAN -'pat-'
"Oh, would that I were dead now!"
Basketball 15 Driver Training 25 Art Club 2, 35 Student Council 25
School Paper 35 Junior Play 35 Commercial Club 35 Dramatics 3,
45 Vice-President 35 Junior Speaking 35 Student Library Auxilliary
3, 45 Magazine Drive, Captain 45 Yearbook Staff 45 National
Honor Society 4.
CLARA MARIE KELLEY "Clara"
"Judge me not by my size."
Yearbook staff 4.
DAVID S. MCFARLAND "Dave"
"Rough and Readyl"
Basketball 2, 35 Art Club 25 Band I.
Gener31 Merchant Marines
WILMER MERCHANT "Billie"
"It's nice to be natural when you're naturally nice."
Basketball 45 Dramatics 2, 3, 45 Commercial Club 35 F. H. A.
Club 45 Glee Club I, 2, 3,45 Driver Training 25 One-Act Play 35
Senior Play 45 Talent Show 25 Minstrel Show 25 Variety Show 25
Junior Speaking 35 Majorettes 2, 3,4.
JEANETTE MARY MUISE "Ian"
"Tis a smile that costs nothing but gives much."
Glee Club I,2, 3, 4, Commercial Club 2, 3, Dramatics Club 2, 3,
4, Camera Club 2, 3,4, Senior Play 4, Yearbook Staff 4, School
Paper 2, 3, Driver Training 2, Operetta 2, 3.
Commercial Husson College
ELEANOR MAE REYNOLDS "Tish"
"By the work one knows the workman. "
Vice-President I, Treasurer 2, 3, 4, Basketball I, 2, 3.4, Captain
4, Glee Club I, Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3,4, Junior
Speaking 3, Yearbook Staff 2, 3, 4, School Paper 2, 3, General
Manager of Magazine Drive 4, Student Council Convention 3,
Student Council I, 3, Commercial Club 3, Outing Club 2, Uni-
versity of Maine Speaking Contest 3, Driver Training 2, One-
Act Plays 2, National Honor Society 4,
College Newton-Wellesley Hospital
MARILYN CHARLOTTE ROBINSON "Prim"
"She has a smile for every friend, and for every smile a friend. "
Secretary 2, 3,45 Basketball 1, 3, Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4, One-Act
Play Contest 3, Minstrel Show 2, Variety Show 2, Yearbook Staff
2,4, Cheerleader l,2,3,4, F. H. A. 2,3,4, Secretary 2, Vice-
President 3, President 4, Junior Speaking 3, Speaking Contest 2,
Miss M. D. l. Ball Queen 3, Junior Prom Queen 3, Art Club 2,3,
Commercial Club Business Manager 3, Student Council 2, 3,
Treasurer 3, State Student Council Convention 3, Red Cross
Training Center 3.
HENRY ELDEN SCRIBNER "Hank"
"Sing away sorrow, cast away care."
ELLSWORTH HIGH SCHOOL I,2, Basketball I, 3, Basketball
Manager 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, Dramatics Club
3, 4, Senior Play 4, Baseball 3, 4.
PETER WAYNE SMALLIDGE "Pete"
"If humor is the spice of life, I like things highly seasoned."
Vice President 2, 3, 4, Student Council 2, 3, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4,
Captain 4, Baseball 1, 2, 3, Ninfi-Bucklin Trophy 2, Senior Play,
Yearbook Staff 4, Outing Club 2, Science Club 4.
College Maine Maritime
RAYMOND ALAN SMITH "Ray"
"His friends they are many, His foes --- are there any?"
President I,2, 3, 4, Student Council I,2, 3, Vice-President 3,
Basketball I,2, 3,4, Dramatics Club 3.4, President, Science
Club 4, Outing Club 2, Driver Training 2, One-act Play 2, 3,
Senior Play 4, Variety Show 2, Ir. Speaking Contest, Maine
Speaking Contest 3, Montgomery Interscholastic Speaking
Contest 3, National Honor Society 3,4, Yearbook 3,4, Assist.
Editor 3, Editor 4, Class Marshall Ig Senior Marshall 3, Dirigo
Boy State 3.
LANGILL ALLISON STANLEY "Skinner"
"His bark is worse than his bite. "
Baseball 1, Band I, 3, 4, Chef Club 4.
BURNHAM E. WALLACE "P0p"
"To know the nature of a woman is to understand her. "
Basketball I,2,3,4: Baseball I,2,3,4.
RICHARD GREELEY WALLS "Richard
"While I live, let me live."
Student Council Ig Basketball I, 2.
AUSTIN E. YOUNG "Toot
"Bashfulness--the scarlet hue of modesty. "
Senior Play 4.
LEFT TO RIGHT, FRONT ROW: Dwight
Carter, Mrs. Herrick, Jeanette Muise.
BACK ROW: Barbara Hibbard, Henry
Scribner, Peter Smallidge, Raymond
Smith, Austin Young, Wilmer Merchany
ABSENT: Audrey Leach, Dorris Nicker-
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FIRST ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Barbara Hibbard, "Pop" Wallace, "Hank" Scribner, Langill Stanley, Eleanor Reynolds.
SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Richard Walls, "Ray" Smith, Gordon Gray, Jeanette Muise, Yvonne Cousins. THIRD
ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Austin Young, Clara Kelley, Marilyn Robinson, Paul Bucklin. FOURTH ROW, LEFT-RIGHT:
Dwight Carter, Pat Jordon, Peter Smallidge, Tommy Conary, "Billie" Merchant, Gerald Baker, Hester Crocker.
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School in 1950 as a Freshman class we have had
the destinction of having the fewest in number of
any class in school. Upon entering our Junior year
we were glad to have Ellen Gonzales join us. This ad-
. dition gave us a count of ZZ. What we lack in quantity is
easily made up in quality as is evident from the number of
participants in various school activities.
With Mr. Genovese as our class advisor for the year
1952-53, the following officers were electedgpresident, Lester
Smallidgeg vice-president, Jay Scribner, secretary,NancyL.elandg
and treasurer, Jane Brown. Members of the Student Councilare Ja
Scribner and Lester Smallidge.
FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Martha Smith, Nancy Leland, Lester Smallidge, Mr. Genovese, Jay
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, ne rown, Sandra Adams. SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Catherine Wakefield, Louise
Gott, Barbara Grindle, Gertrude Hamblen, Joyce Richardson, Leah Blanchard, Wilma Walls, Ellen
Gonzales. BACK ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Miriam Hews, Wayne Smith, Milton Walls, Robert Sangier,
Thomas l-larkins, Steve Miller, Marilyn McKay,
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Polly Kelley, Nancy l-libbard, Sally Scarborough, Mary Grant, Dana Sherer, Miss
Argeros, Mr. Redmond, Marilyn Sherer, Helen Cameron, Sandra Holmes, Nancy Jenkins. SECOND ROW:
Natalie Grindle, Judy Jordan, Marguerite Ashley, Carol Grant, Lena May Spurling, Betty Lou Manchester, Maxine
Harkins, Claire Lunt, Faith McKay, Judy Hamblen, Sonya Stanley, Gilmore Stanley. THIRD ROW: Ernest Coombs,
Albert Kelley, Stewartlordan, Stanley Walls, Ronnie Musetti, Robert Smallidge, Gary Tyler, Maynard Pettee,
Dale Watson, Anthony l-lamor, Leroy Walls, Brian Graves.
September, the beginning of the 1952-53 school year, found the sophomore
class with an enrollment of thirty-six students. We have two new members in
our class this year, Marilyn and Dana Sherer. We are sorry to have lost Hazel
Hamblen and Christine Manchester.
Miss Argeros is our class advisor. At our first meeting we elected the follow
ing officers: president, Dana Shererg vice-president, Marilyn Shererg secretary
Mary Grantg treasurer, Helen Cameron. Dana Sherer and Sally Scarborough are
the two Student Council members.
The class welcomed the Freshmen with a reception and social in September.
On February 20, a successful semi-formal dance was held.
Our class is well represented in Band, Dramatics Club, and Cvlee Club.
The following girls went out for basketball: Judy Hamblen, Betty Lou Man-
chester, Natalie Grindle, and Helen Cameron.
On the boy's basketball team we have Gary Tyler, Ronnie Musetti, Maynard
Pettee, and Robert Smallidge.
Cheerleaders from our class are: Helen Cameron, Judy Jordan, and Nancy
Judy Hamblen is our only representative to Majorettes.
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FIRST ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Dorene Kimball, Ida Jenkins, Hilma Hodgdon, Secretary, Wilson Hodgdon, President, Mr.
Coates, Class Advisor: Donald Cousins, Vice-President, Norma Richardson, Treasurer, Elaine Higgins, Jackie Adams.
SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Marshall Taylor, Richard McFarland, Robert Wood, Dottie Wakefield, Millie Leonard,
Paula Blaisdell, Carol Wright, James Smallidge, John Manter, Malcolm Taylor. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Elbert
Richardson, Dana Haynes, Fred Gott, James Hooper, ROIIBIU Pinkham, Joel Atwood, Bryant Nicholson, Hillard Walls,
Dale Lurvey, Duane Jenkins.
The opening of the school year of 1952-53 found the freshmen class with an
enrollment of thirty students. Since then we are sorry to have lost Nancy Walls
and Ruth Corbett.
At our first class meeting, under the supervision of Mr. Coates, the follow-
ing class officers were elected: Wilson Hodgdon, President, Donald Cousins,
Vice-Presidentg Hilma I-Iodgdon, Secretaryg Norma Richardson, Treasurer.
Elaine Higgins and Jackie Adams were elected to the Student Council.
The boys from our class playing basketball are: Duane Jenkins, Robert Wood,
James Hooper, Malcolm Taylor, Marshall Taylor, John Manter, Donald Cousins
Bryant Nicholson, Dale Lurvey, and Jimmy Srnallidge.
Cheerleaders are: Jackie Adams, Dorene Kimball, and Ida Jenkins.
Majorettes are: Hilma Hodgdon, Carol Wright, and Dorothy Wakefield.
To raise money for our class we sold pencils with the Mount Desert 1952-53
basketball schedule printed on them.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Dorene Kimball, Mrs. Herrick, Elaine Higgins. BACK ROW, LEFT-RIGHT:
Norma Richardson, Ronald Pinkham, Joel Atwood, James Hooper, Donald Cousins, Jackie Adams.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Nathalie Leach, Barbara Bagley, Dawn Meader, Secretaryg John Grant, President, Miss
Drummond, Class Advisorg Nancy Sherer, Vice-President, Sandra Watson, Treasurer: Esther Jordan, Diane Grindle.
SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Winston Stanley, Mildred Jeffers, Deborah Lucas, Onalee Grindle, Betty Murrell,
Nancy Kimball, Norma Bagley, Eleanor Coornbs, Ruth Richardson, David Wallace. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT:
Paul Kelley, Robert Hamblen, George Merchant, Crosby Fernald, Jeffrey Jowdry, Harold Lynk, David Allen,
Gary Solari, George Holmes.
During the 1952-53 school year there have been twenty-eight pupils enrolled
in the eighth grade.
At our first class meeting the following officers were elected: President,
John Grantg Vice President, Nancy Shererg Secretary, Dawn Meaderg Treasurer,
Sandra Watson. Esther Jordan and John Grant were voted Student Council repre-
sentives. Miss Drummond is our home room teacher and class advisor.
To earn money for our class treasury, we put on a "Hat Dance" in October.
We gave prizes to those persons wearing the funniest and most original hats. Both
prizes were received by members of our class. The most original went to Esther
Jordan and the funniest went to David Allen.
The following eighth graders took part in activities and clubs: BAND: David
Allen, Barbara Bagley, Crosby Fernald, John Grant, Jeffrey Jowdry, Esther
Jordan, Betty Murrell, Nancy Sherer, Winston Stanley. SPEECH EXIBITION:
Mildred Jeffers, Esther Jordan, Nancy Kimball. ONE-ACT PLAY: Barbara
Bagley, Crosby Fernald, John Grant, Mildred Jeffers, Winston Stanley. MAJOR-
ETTES: Mildred Jeffers, Dawn Meader, Sandra Watson. AUDIO-VISUAL AID:
Crosby Fernald, Jeffrey Jowdry. ART: Barbara Bagley, Norma Bagley, Esther
Jordan. BASKETBALL: David Allen, Robert Hamblen, George Holmes, Jeffrey
Jowdry, Gary Solari, David Wallace. CHEERLEADERS: Eleanor Coombs,
Mildred Jeffers, Sandra Watson.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Avis Lily, Marguerite Cyr, Kelton Musie, Stephen Coffin, Mr. Snow, Albert Manter,
Nancy Freeman, Ioan Gonzales. Betty McFarland. SECOND ROW: Judy Stanley, Gail Murphy, Prudence Haskell,
Georgia Robinson, Geraldine Tripp, Ella Hodgon, Mary Ann Savage, Anita Gibbs, Donna Gonzales, Judy Ellis,
Helen Wood. THIRD ROW: Sherwood Butler, Frank Walls, William Conary, Trevett Hooper, Carrol Walls, Leslie
Spurling, Daniel Kimball, Alan Crocker, Foye Stanley.
At the beginning of the year 1952-53, the seventh grade had an enrollment of
Z9 pupils. After a few weeks, Glenwood Walls left us to to to Bar Harbor.
At our first class meeting the following officers were elected: President,
Stephen Coffing Vice President, Albert Manterg Secretary, Kelton Muiseg and
Treasurer, Nancy Freeman. Mr. Snow was chosen to be our class advisor.
To earn money for our class, we gave the play, "Take a Look at Johnny",
sponsored a social, and sold candy at noon hours.
Those who represented us in basketball were: Albert Manter, TrevettHooper,
Leslie Spurling and Arthur Walls. Our cheerleaders were: Nancy Freeman, Pru
dence Haskell, and Anita Gibbs.
The student council members were Stephen Coffin and Mary Ann Savage.
In Band: Nancy Freeman and Mary Ann Savage. Those in Glee Club: 1...
Spurling, D. Kimball, P. Haskell, M. Savage, J. Stanley, D. Gonzales, S.
Coffin, T. Hooper, N. Freeman, G. Robinson, A. Manter, E. Hodgedon, M.
Cyr, J. Ellis, G. Tripp, and B. McFarland.
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BEST DISPOSITION BEST LOOKING
Ray Smith Ronnie Mussetti
Marilyn Robinson Wilma Merchant
BEST ATHLETES MUSICAL TALENT
MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEEI
Gordon Gray Ernest Coombs
Marilyn McKay Martha Smith
SEATED, LEFT-RIGHT: Steve Miller, Miss Drummond,
Thomas I-Iarkins. STANDING: Barbara Hibbard, Raymond
Smith, Sandra Adams.
JU IDR SPEAKI G
This year eight juniors were
chosen to take part in the annual
Junior Prize Speaking Contest,
held on March 20. Two trophies
were given to the winners, and
one in the dramatic division.
Medals were given to the other
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The Mt. Desert High School
Dramatics Club entered "Dead
men Can't Hurt You," a drama,
in the state one-act play contest
was held in Bar Harbor in March.
Six finalists met at Bowdoin in
April to decide the state winner.
SEATED, LEFT-RIGHT: Marilyn McKay, Steve Miller, Jay
Scribner, Joyce Richardson. STANDING: Sandra Adams,
Barbara Jean Grindle, Miss Drummond, Nancy Leland,
This year we completed a very successful
basketball season with a 9-6 record. Among the
teams played, only two, Pemetic and Ellsworth
were able to beat us twice, which was justenough
to keep us out of the tournament. We defeated all
other teams at least once and held double wins over
Bar Harbor and Sumner.
We had an unusually fine group of boys on our
squad. Capt. Peter Smallidge led us to many vic-
tories with his adept shooting, steady ball handling, excellent defensive play
and fine team work. Peter is headed for Maine Maritime Academy where I'm
sure he'll have just as much success. Two other seniors that will be greatly
missed come graduation are Pop Wallace and Gordon Gray. Both of these
players kept us in the running all season with their accurate shooting and ex-
cellent team work. Each boy averaged about 18 points per game. One game,
I recall, we won by a score of 64-58, Gordon and Pop having a total of 53 points
Other seniors that gave a serviceable account of themselves when the need
arose were Ray Smith and Dwight Carter. These boys always gave all they had
and certainly pulled us through in many tight contests. Their rebounding cer-
tainly was not unnoticed, especially during games with Sumner and Blue Hill.
Underclassmen returning next season who have shown great promise include
Jay Scribner, Gary Tyler, Ronnie Musetti and Lester Smallidge. Jay is as adept
and illusive as basketball players go and should be a fine leader next season. With
every game Gary Tyler showed great improvement and will be an alert center.
Left-handed Ronnie Musetti has already proved his skill at hitting the net and will,
undoubtedly, improve as the season progresses.
Lester Smallidge began to show what he could do by out-rebounding Hampden
and Lubec for two most important wins. Other prospects for the coming seasons
are Bobby Smallidge, Maynard Pettee, Jim Hooper, Bryant Nicholson, Twins,
Duane Jenkins and Jimmy Smallidge.
Mgr. Henry Scribner accepted his responsibility sincerely and was truly
a faithful servant for the team throughout the season. Hank will really be hard
Finally, I should like to express my appreciation and offer my sincere thanks
to all for a most co-operative and exciting season. I can truly say I'm overjoyed
with the sportsmanship exhibited during the season. Let's all hope and pray that
these attitudes will stay with us wherever we go.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Jay Scribner, Gary Tyler, Peter Smallidge, Pop Wallace and Gordon Gray. BACK ROW,
LEFT -RIGHT: Coach William Redmond, Ronald Mussitti, Dwight Carter, Raymond Smith, Lester Smallidge,
Robert Smallidge, Wayne Smith and Manager Henry Scribner.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Wayne Smith, Steve Miller, Maynard Pettee, Duane Jenkins, James Hooper, Dale
Lurvey. BACK ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Marshall Taylor, John Manter, James Smallidge, Bryant Nicholson, Mr.
Smallidge, Hank Scribner, manager, Donald Cousins, Robert Wood, Malcolm Taylor.
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Dec Blue Hill Away 57 39
Dec Bar Harbor Away 36 46
Dec Pemetic Away 49 50
Dec Bucksport Home 34 51
Dec Sumner Away 44 45
Jan. Ellsworth Away 44 52
Jan. Bar Harbor Home 45 38
Jan. Blue Hill Home 37 45
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Jan Hampden Home 3l 48
Jan Ellsworth Home 36 63
Jan Pemetic Home 43 48
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: George Holmes, Jeffery Iowdry, Gary Solari, Trevitt Hooper,
David Wallace. BACK ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: David Allen, Winston Stanley, Coach Don
Coates, Leslie Spurling, Robert Hamblen.
Grade basketball practice began in November for the Mt. Desert Junior High
School and for Stetson fifth and sixth grades. Kelley Auditorium and the Stetson
gymnasium were utilized.
Games with Southwest Harbor, Ellsworth, and Bar Barbor were played.
Although the season was not successful as far as won and lost games are con-
cerned, the boys played hard and clean ball, practiced faithfully, and promise to
be good material for future Mt. Desert High School teams. With each game came
improvement from experience, with each practice, a greater understanding of
basketball and the importance of fundamentals.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Hank Scribner, Jay Scribner, Pop Wallace, Tete Carter, Tom Conray,
Bob Sangier, Gordon Gray, Ronnie Mussetti. SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Marshall Taylor, john
. Manter, James Smallidge, Gary Tyler, Steve Miller, Joel Atwood, Donald Cousins, Malcolm
Taylor, Mr. Coates. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Bob Wood, James Hooper, Ronnie Pinkham,
Nick Nicholson, Dale Lurvey.
This year our team has only two regulars returning. The two veterans are
Gordon Gray and Pop fsneaking dustl Wallace. Although we have lost most of
our team through graduation, this is the largest and youngest squad in recent
years. All nine positions are open and there are twenty-two boys to fill them.
Since we have had our new ball field, we have had the impressive record
of eighteen wins and five losses. We reached the quarter finals in the semi-
finals in the state tournament in 1951 and the semi-finals in 1952. With agreat
deal of hustling teamwork and desire, a successful season should be evident in
Those reporting with their spikes, caps, gloves, etc. , are as follows:
Gordon Gray, Pop Wallace, Torn Conary, Tete Carter, Ron Mussetti, Gary
Tyler, Hank Scribner, Steve Miller, Joel Atwood, "The Taylor Twins, " Duane
Jenkins, James Hooper, Nick Nicholson, Dale Lurvey, and Dana Sherer. These
players will provide our coach with nine starters, thirteen benchwarmers, and
twenty-two "headaches . "
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Elaine Higgins, Barbara Hibbardg Natalie Grindleg Marylin McKay,
Teta Hews. BACK ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Helen Cameron, Managerg Jane Brown, Billie Merchant,
Eleanor Reynolds, Captain, Joyce Richardson, Paula Blaisdellg Miss Wood.
Early in November the girls became impatient for basketball, but practise
didn't begin until the end of the month. Eleanor Reynolds was elected captain
this year, and Helen Cameron, manager and scorer.
The girls practised only a few times during Activity Period on Wednesdays
before their first game, which was on December 31. Lacking a scorer and four
players, Mt. Desert was defeated 52-51 by Sullivan. The team decided to get
down to business on January 7, when they met Blue Hill here at home. The final
score was 53-47, Mt. Desert's favor. On January 14, at Pemetic, a hard game
followed. Our girls suffered a second loss, 26-21. No excuses this time, those
Pemetic girls certainly have no flies on them! A week later, January 21, Mt.
Desert made the trip to Ellsworth's gym to see what they could do. The team
worked hard, but nevertheless were toppled 40-31 by the Ellsworth club. Ells-
worth deserves credit for being such a speedy, smooth ball-handling club.
Determined now to add another victory to their list, Mt. Desert invited
Sullivan down for a return game on January 30. Mt. Desert came our triumphant,
the score was 33-19. Pemetic came to Kelly Gym on February 4 and took the game
38-20. February 11 brought the big home game. The snappy Ellsworth club fought
hard, but our own girls fought harder, and the score was 40-38 when the final
buzzer sounded. The last game was a victory, making four wins for the team,
leaving four losses. February 18 Bar Harbor was beaten 32-22. by the Mount Desert
Miss Wood deserves a special "Thank You" for all her time and work, and the
girls should rate our thanks, too. They really did work hard to hold the big teams,
but all the team members will admit that it was a lot of fun.
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LEFT-RIGHT: Sandra Watson, Yvonne Cousins, Teta Hews, Dawn Meader, Dede Jeffers, Judy Hamblen,
Leah Blanchard, Hilma Hodgdon, Billie Merchant.
This year the majorettes started out quite early in the season in order to
have sufficient practice for basketball season. New girls this season are Dawn
Meader and Billie Merchant. Billie was chosen to be head majorette and Teta
Hews, assistant. Once a week, Teta has a class of seventh and eighth grade
girls who are learning to be majorettes for future seasons.
SEATED, LEFT-RIGHT: Betty Murrell, Billy Fernald, Steve Miller, Gary Tyler, Elaine Higgins, Sandra
Holmes, Lester Smallidge. STANDING: Ernest Coombs, Mr. Leernan, Jane Brown.
The Dance Band, organized two years ago under the direction of Paul Leeman,
has been very successful. This Band has provided much entertainment at different
school programs, particularly at the "Friday Night Socials. "
The original members of this group include Jane Brown, Sandra Holmes, Lester
Smallidge, Ernest Coombs, Steve Miller, and Gary Tyler. This year the new mem-
bers are Betty Murrell, Elaine Higgins, and Crosby Fernald.
The small fees collected for appearances at different school functions are ex-
pended for music and orchestral equipment.
HIUUHT DESERT BHHD
FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: I. Iowdry, M. Taylor, M. Taylor, J. Hooper. SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: M.
Savage, E. Higgins, M. Smith, M. Sherer, M. Grant, M. Leonard, L. Smallidge, J. Jordan, N. Richardson,
N. Sherer, S. Holmes. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: M. McKay. J. Manter, E. Jordan, N. Freeman, E.
Coombs, J. Brown, B. Graves, J. Richardson, N. Grindle. B. Bagley, G. Stanley, Mr. Leeman, Supervisor.
LAST ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: B. Murrell, D. Allen, L. Stanley, S. Miller, I. Atwood, G. Tyler, C. Fernald,
J. Grant, T. Hamor, J. Smallidge, W. Stanley.
The year started with a very large enrollment for the band. We have lost a
few members by the wayside, but as a whole the interest has been high.
Our first appearance of the year was at the first basketball game on Thanks-
giving Eve, and we made our debut with all new music. At the next game we com-
menced the procedure of marching in with the majorettes, cheer leaders, and the
players. This innovation was well received and made an excellent impression on
both audience and the visiting team.
In addition to playing at all the basketball games the band played for several
other occasions including the spring concert and also attended the Eastern Maine
Music Festival which was held at Skowhegan, Maine, on May 23.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: D. Kimball, S. Stanley, D. Meader, M. Smith, S. Adams, M. Cyr, D. Grin-
dle, P. Kelley, B. McFarland, S. Holmes, I. Stanley, N. Leach. SECOND ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: P. Haskell,
E. Gonzales, N. Grindle, D. Gonzales, G. Robinson, N. Hibbard, N. Freeman, D. Lucas, C. Wakefield,
E. Higgins, E. Jordan, S. Watson. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Mr. Leeman, D. Wakefield, G. Tripp, O.
Grindle, B. Murrell, N. Richardson, F. McKay, M. Sherer, B. Hibbard, N. Bagley, M. Savage, I. Jordan,
E. Coombs, J. Ellis, I. Jenkins, J. Adams. FOURTH ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: C. Lunt, S. Scarborough, M.
Leonard, E. Hodgdon, H. Cameron, M. Harkins, H. Hodgdon, J. Brown, B. Manchester, L. Spurling, M.
Grant, H. Crocker, G. Hamblen, N. Kimball, C. Grant, J. Muise, B. Merchant. FIFTH ROW, LEFT-
RIGHT: D. Kimball, L. Spurling, I. Smallidge, H. Scribner, S. Miller, J. Hooper, L. Smallidge, R.
Smallidge, C. Fernald, D. Watson, E. Coombs, T. Hooper, S. Coffin, A. Manter.
The first meeting of the Clee Club for the year 1952-53 was held Sep-
tember 18. Seventy members were enrolled with Mr. Paul Leeman, our
The activities for the year were many and varied. On March 13 the
Club presented a most successful operetta, "Sunbonett Girl. " .
On May Z3 the Maine Music Festival was held at Skowhegan. Mount
Desert High School was well represented by the Band and Glee Club.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RTGFKT: E. Gonzaies, E. Higgins, C. Wakeiieid, Ni. Robinson, D. Waiaeiieid, NX. Fiews,
N. Fiibbard, S. Adarns, i. Senisins, N. Grindie. SECOND ROW, LEFT -RTC-FiTr F. Reiiey, S. Sraniey, D. iiirn
baii, Y . Cousins, E. Reynoids, Secrerary, R. Srnirh, President, Miss Drurnrnond, Advisor, L. Srnaiiidgje, Vice
Rresicienr, S. Auarns, Treasurer, RA. Srnirh, N. Senkins, S. Fioirnes. THTRD ROW , LEFT -RXGFYH L. C-ou, S.
Soroan, Ni. Nicilay, N. Leiand, W. Merchant, C. Lunr, Fi. Crocker, S. Scarborough, E. Fiibbard, S. Niuise,
E. Grindie, F. Nicilay, W. Waiis. S. Fiarnbien. FOURTH ROW, LEFT -RXGFKT: E. Richardson, D. Lurvey, Fi.
Scribner, Fi. Carneron, F. Eiaisdeii, E. Manchester, S. Scribner, S. Inwood, F. Sordan, L. Spuriing, T.
Richardson, E. Coornbs, A. Reiiey, D. Cousins. FTFTFXROW, LEFT -RTGFTTL D. Warson, R. Niuserri, R.
Rinicharn, G. Txjier, R. Srnaiiidge, D. Carter, NS. Renee, S. Hooper, S. Niiiier, S. Sordan.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Natalie Leach, Sandra Watson, Barbara Bagley, Betty McFarland, Judy Hamblen,
Mr. Salisbury, Jeanette Muise, Claire Lunt, Diane Grindle, Margariette Seer, and Judy Stanley. SECOND
ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Foye Stanley. Hester Jordon, Ruth Richardson, Ida Jenkins, Eleanor Coombs, Geraldine
Tripp, Norma Bagley, Donna Gonzales, Nancy Sherer, Mildred Jeffers, Debby Lucas, Dawn Meader, Kelton
Muise. THIRD ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Danny Kimball, Alan Crocker, William Conary, Nancy Kimball, Dale
Lurvey, Elbert Richardson, Stuart Jordon, Gary Tyler, Crosby Fernald, Albert Kelley, Johnny Grant, Betty
Murrell, Ella Hodgdon.
The first meeting of the Camera Club for the year 1953 was held September
24. Twenty members were enrolled under the supervision of Mr. Roy Salisbury.
The club chose protraiture and darkroom techniques as the subject of study for
The seventh and eighth grades, wishing to belong to the club, formed the Junior
High Camera Club. As a result, the shutterbugs have increased greatly since last
yearg and we of the Camera Club hope they continue to do so. The subject of study
for that division was picture taking.
December 17 was a joyous day for the Camera Clubs. The school's new 4" x 5"
Crown Graphic Camera had arrived.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT -RIGHT: Barbara Grindle, Nancy Leland, Marilyn Robinson, Miss Hall, Lean May Spurling,
Barbara Hibbard, Mary Grant. SECOND ROW: Dottie Wakefield, Natalie Grindle, Wilma Walls, Marilyn
Sberer, Nancy Hibbard, Polly Kelly. THIRD ROW: Carol Wright, Carol Grant, Hilma Hodgdon, Pat Jordon,
Maxine Harkins, Wilma Merchant.
The following officers of the F.H.A. were installed at a candlelight ser-
vice last June: President, Marilyn Robinson, Vice-President, Lena May
Spurlingg Secretary-Treasurer, Barbara Hibbardg Parliarnentarian, Barbara
Jean Grindle. Our advisor is Miss Carolyn Hall.
Our activities for this year have been. . .a Harvest Ball, supper for Town
Managers and their wives, a box for a needy family at Christmas time and we
embroidered the names on the aprons for the boys at the Chef's Club. A fashion-
show is planned later on this year.
We are all looking forward to attending the F.H.A. Con
vention at the University of Maine in May.
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LEFT-RIGHT: Joel Atwood, Dana Sherer, Bryant Nicholson, Stewart Jordan, Stanley Walls, Miss Hall,
Dale Lurvy, Albert Kelley, Langill Stanley, Steve Miller, Gary Tyler.
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FRONT ROW, LEFT-RIGHT: Marilyn Robinson, Dorothy Wakefield, Mary Ann Savage, Easter Jordan,
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Muise, Judy Stanly, Prudence Jaskell, Geraldine Tripp, Judy Ellis, Georgia Robinson, Barbara Bagley,
Norma Bagley. THIRD ROW: Leslie Spurling, Ella Hodgdon, I-lilma Hodgdon, Robert Sangier, Mary
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Driver education has been in our curriculum for three years as an elective.
It is a combination of road practice and classroom instruction, although the
latter is limited because of the time allotted in the school program. It is taught
during the activity period, five days a week, giving the twelve students enrolled
each semester about fifteen minutes of behind-the-wheel driving. These students
have the privilege of trying for a license at the conclusion of the course. Parents
must remember that these students are not expert drivers when they finish the
course, but they have received instructions leading to the development of proper
driving habits and attitudes. When they leave the school car for the family car,
they are, in most cases, going to an unfamiliar vehicle. Therefore, they need
additional guidance and patience. There should be no night driving until more
experience is attained. Most of us, after 100, O00 miles behind the wheel, are
not experts. Please don't expect these students to be experts after eighty hours
"If we are not turning out experts, then why have the course?" our critics
ask. Any progress to cut down our accident rate in our 15, Z5 year old groups
is worthwhile. The State of Maine records show that less than three-tenths of
1 per cent of all the students trained have been involved in any accident. Even
with this record our insurance rates continue to rise. As long as our law allows
fifteen year olds to drive, we must do all we can to save their lives and protect
The cost of the course is comparatively small. The cost per student will
average about S5. A new Ford V-8 is furnished each year by the Morang-Robin-
son Co. of Bar Harbor and the general care of the car is given by Manchester
Bros. of Northeast Harbor at no extra cost. The facilities of the two establish-
ments are available at all times.
The course is sponsored by the American Automobile Association with an
A.A.A. trained instructor.
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sponsored for the second year, a story telling program for the grade school
children of Mt. Desert.
The program is conducted entirely by the Student Library Auxiliary and
serves some one hundred and fifteen grammar school children. The student
storytellers perform an educational service which is recognized and appre-
ciated by the school, the library, and the community. In two years these
high school students have created in the youngsters, much interest in good
stories, good literature, and the enjoyment of reading good books.
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October 3, 1952
Tonight the freshmen were initiated into our mighty group of tomorrow's
men and women. The sophomores had a pleasing variety of stunts for the trusting
freshmen to perform.
October 17, 1952
The F. H.A. Club sponsored a Harvest Hop tonight in our auditorium. To
be original, they charged admission at the rate of 1 cent an inch on your waist
measure. Good thing our girls are all slender.
October 24, 1952
The eighth grade put on a very successful social. Music was furnished by
our Stardusters and refreshments were served in the cafeteria.
October 30-31, 1952
Ahh, two whole days off! How could those teachers be so mean as to
leave us and go the the State Teachers Convention? But then, it only happens once
November 7, 1952
It was the seventh grade's turn to furnish the amusement tonight and an
enjoyable night, too. We danced from 7:30 to 10:30.
November 11, 1952
Armistice Day---What? Another day off? And so soon, too. Time to
rest our weary brains.
November 14, 1952
The Senior Play production of"Aclam's Evening. " No further explanation
needed, except to say that it proved to be a most exciting event.
November 21, 1952
We played host to all the Hancock round-robin teams.
November 22, 1952
At 8 p.m. the curtain rose on the annual 7-8-9 grades speaking contest.
The students demonstrated to the large audience skill, poise, and promise.
November 26, 1952
Tonight the basketball season started with a bang. We defeated Sumner
High on our home court by a score of 51-43.
November 27-28, 1952
What another vacation! What's that you say? 1t's Thanksgiving? We give
Thanks to Thee, for all these interludes.
The P. T.A. gave us a square dance social tonight. Through the instruc-
tion of a professional caller, Carl Rogers of Ellsworth, many new and interesting
dances were learned.
We're off to another ball game at Blue Hill. The decision--Blue Hill 73,
Mt. Desert, 70. But in spite of that, it was a red hot game all the way.
For this ball game we journeyed to Bar Harbor where we proved our
skill by a score of 55-39.
The juniors had a Christmas social with colored lights and a Christmas
Grab your hat and megaphone. We're on our way to Pemetic to battle
the Indians. Quite a battle, too. Oh yes, the score: Pemetic 49-Mt. Desert 44.
Bucksport came down to see us tonight. They gave us a tough time, sure
enoughg but when that fateful fourth quarter was over, the score read Mt. Desert
61--Golden Bucks 54.
Merry Christmas to you. Just think! A whole week off. See you next
We're on the road to Ellsworth to play Sumner High. Again we come
home victorious with a score, 64-58.
January 2 .
This time we met Ellsworth's unbeaten Eagles on their floor. Results?
Eagles 59, Mt. Desert 39.
Another home game. Both teams put up a struggle, but the Royal Blue
won. The score--Bar Harbor 40, Mt. Desert, 52.
Blue Hill came down tonight to try to equal their win over us on their
floor. No such luck! We tucked another victory under our belts with a score of
January 20 1
By some outstanding plays our Royal Blue defeated Hampden Academy
on our floor with a score of 53-48.
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January 24 - February 13
What an exciting basketball period this proved to be! We may not have
been champs, but we manifested spectacular showings!
Good thing there wasn't a contest between grades 7, 8, and 9 in their one-
act plays, for all would have won the blue ribbon.
The annual Sophomore Hop was held tonight in the Auditorium. Music
was furnished by the Coasters.
Vacation, vacation! Another one is here! Gee, we must work those
poor teachers to death.
Tonight the Hi-Y Club played the faculty in a spectacular game of basket-
ball. Proceeds of the game went to the Polio fund.
A successful high school operetta "Sunbonnet Girl" was presented tonight
under the direction of Mr. Leeman.
Junior Prize Speaking! Congratulations, juniorsg we're proud of you!
The P. T.A. gave us a social. We enjoyed ourselves thoroughly.
What, another vacation? Oh well, all this nice Spring weather.-
The P. E. classes put on an exhibition tonight to show what they have
been doing throughout the year.
The Junior Prom was held in the Kelley Auditorium. A lot of fun was
had by all, I know.
Today and this evening, various pieces of art produced this year were
on exhibition in the gym.
Music Festival at Skowheian todaty! Although it was a long, hard day,
it was an event to be remembered y all o us.
Senior Chapel was held this morning. It held a lasting meaning for the
i Baccalaureate--another important and solemn step in the lives of our
Graduation Ball--the biggest dance of the year, and the most colorful.
But under all the gaiety--the serious minds of the seniors.
Graduation! The last event of the season. From here, we're on our own.
Vonnie Cousins '53
Slowly, slowly as if knowing
that something was wrong, I opened
my eyes. Eyes that had been closed
for, for how long? I did not know.
Had it been seconds, minutes, days,
hours, years, centuries? I had no
way of telling. Nevertheless, I
opened them, or, else should lsay,
they opened. I seemed to have no
control on them. I looked around me.
It was dark. Not a clear black dark-
ness, but a haze, a dim foggy haze.
Not knowing, or caring, what to do,
I lay there until my eyes, sore as
they were, grew accustomed to the
lack of light.
I looked up, straight up, and
saw--nothing. Nothing but blankness.
I tried to turn my head a pain shot
through my skull and neck. My next
move was to sit, or to try to sit. I
did, however, succeed in getting my-
self into a pose similar to an upright
position. So, balancing myself on two
extremely shaky and bruised arms,
I swung my legs, which up until now,
had been extended flat before me,
around until they were hanging in
mid-air. I bent my knees and let
my feet drop. Again a pain consumed
me, this time from my toes to the
very tip of my much matted hair.
Being careful to move with strict
caution, I slowly massaged the mus-
cles in the back of my neck until I
could move my head with ease.
I looked around me. Where in
blazes was I? Nothing seemed fa-
miliar. How did I get here? ? There
were lots more questions in my mind,
but loudest and foremost was, . . Where
At this point, I got the bright idea
in my much rattled brains to get up.
That is, if there was any floor in this ,
. .this, what! My body, however, had
other ideas, it wanted rest. Ilayback
down again trying to think, to figure
things out. Where was I? ? ? ?I-low did
I get here? ? The more I puzzled, the
more tired I got. My ears buzzed, my
limbs dropped numblike lead weights,
into their proper places on the table top.
My head throbbed.
Instinctively, my eyelids closed.
No! I couldn't rest until I found out.
Where was I" How did I get here? I
HAD TO KNOW! But I couldn't re-
sist. There was some strange power
over me. Without warning, I became
tired, so tired that nothing mattered
any more. All I wanted to do was to
sleep. I needed peace. Sleep. . . Sleep
. . . . . . the eternal peace. Slowly,
steadily, it engulfed me. Sleep, how
restful, to both mind and body to
sleep, to sleep how long? Forever?
Vonnie Cousins '53
The sky is black as velvet cloth,
The ice is smooth as glass.
Each lad glides by and on his arm,
A sparkling little lass.
The screech of skates, the crunch
The crackle of the blaze,
The laughter of the girls and boys,
the "hooplas" and "hoorays".
The roasting hot dogs o'er the flame,
The sturdy fire of oak.
The clinging scent blends with the
The smell of woody smoke.
These senses of the skating pond,
Could never quite compete,
With the startling, painful accident
Of landing on your seat.
Sally Scarborough '55
WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS
Your name is Nick Kent. You are
an F. B. I. agent, and you're scared to
death. You crouch behind a tombstone
in the city, cemetery, waiting, watch-
ing, fearing---fearing, the horror
that's sure to come.
Suddenly, you hear a sound in the
sky. Soft, steady, like the droning of
a thousand bees. And then it comes
into sight. You know now it was nota
dream - it was not a hoax. The flying
saucers are real, because youlre watch
ing one with your own eyes! You'll be
the first man on earth to prove flying
Your hand trembles as you grip
your revolver tightly. Deep down in
heart things bullets cannot harm.
Silently, the black ship lands only
a few feet from where you crouch. A
huge heavy door ponderously swings
open. Your heart forgets to beat as
you realize that you are about to set
eyes upon the creatures who man the
flying saucers. And then you see it!
A sight almost too horrible to bear.
You jam your fist into your mouth
to choke the cry you dare not utter,
but can't control. For the things that
emerge from the strange ship are
the most loathsome apparitions your
mind can conceive. Like gigantic
earthworms each burrows into the
soft ground beneath--into the silent
For a few moments a deadly
quiet fills the graveyard, and only
the sight of the waiting saucer con-
vinces you that you really saw what
your stunned brain refuses to be-
Then,slowly, the ground begins
to rise over each grave. You know
the climax is at hand! Where the
slimy creatures from the saucer
had sunk a moment before, men and
women rise up, bathed in the eerie
light of the midnight moon. They
slowly make their way to the gaping
mouth of the waiting ship. In that
split second you know what you have
to dog there's no time for hesitation
no time for turning back! You say
to yourself, "I've got to enter that
saucer with them." You gamble that
you won't be noticed. It is a desper-
ate gamble for your life is at stake.
The inside of the saucer is moldy
and thick with slime. A fit dwelling
for four, slithering worms. Now the
procession stops. All eyes are on
the creature in the front of the roomy
a huge undulating worm-like thing
which speaks your language, "Hear
me, creatures of Mars. Your time
has come to strike. For months
our people have been raiding the
graveyards of earth, and substituting
the bodies of earth's dead for our
own. Soon we will outnumber the
FRANC IS AHLBLAD
Ellsworth, Maine 48 Bar Harbor, Maine
earthlings themselves and the planet
will be ours. Go out, as your broth-
ers have gone before you, and learn
about the enemy. Only by understand
ing men can we destroy him. Go and
mingle with the stupid unsuspecting
You can't believe it's really
happening. You're ten minutes away
from New York, and you're walking
down the road with these creatures
from Mars, creatures in the bodies
of dead earthmen! Your brain is
working fast. "How can we learn to
recognize them? At the fork in the
road the Martians begin to split up,
some in one direction, some in
another. You take the road toward
the city as fast as possible.
A few minutes later you are in
the office of your regional chief and
he is saying "Well, Nick, anything
about those hair-brained people of
the flying saucers?"
You reply, "They are not hair-
brained, Chief. I saw one!
You talk fast, excitedly, the
words tumbling out in your eager-
ness to tell your story. But then
you hear, "Worms from Mars! !
Stolen bodies!! Oh, brother, now
I've heard everything! !"
"Don't you believe me?"
"Sure I believe you. I believe
in Red Riding Hood and Jack and
the Beanstalk, too. Now get out of
here before I stop thinking it's
funny, and discharge you for drink-
ing on duty! !"
"I should have expected this."
You try the editorial office of
the "Globe," but the results are the
"Listen, Nick, I'm a busy man.
Go tell your story to the comic strip
editor and stop bothering me."
"But it's true, I tellyou---TRUE! !"
You realize there's only one thing
you can do. You've got to get proof.
A camera! Photographs will convince
them. As you leave the bar, youglance
around you. You wonder how many
people hear you are earthlings like
yourself, and how many are not. You
stop at an all-night photo shop and buy
a medium priced camera and some
infra-red film. Your mind is whirling
as you drive to the cemeteryg you're
on the verge of the greatest discovery
of all times! ! You'll be more famous
than Columbus or Marconi.
You are relieved to see that the
saucer is still there, and some of
the Martians are entering the ship.
It looks as if everything were going
to be very easy for you.
"I'll enter the ship with those
people over there. I wonder why so
many of them are coming back now? "
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Once more you step into the
gloomy hole just as dawn begins to
break in the sky.
"Are we all here?" asks the
"Yes, oh leader," one answers.
"Then we return to Mars until
Your mind runs wild.
"Return to Mars!! !" Your startled
brain reels as you realize you are
"What will I do? When we reach
Mars, I'rn sure to be discovered."
But then you become aware of another
terrifying fact--you will never reach
Mars alive! ! !!
All of them are staring at you.
"Why? How do they know? They--they
are changing back to Martians ! ! But
l'm not!! I CAN'T! !"
"Look, oh leader, another earth-
ling who tried to spy on us. Fool,
didn't you realize we must change
back to our own forms when day
breaks? We cannot stand your bright
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"Wh--what will you do to me? ?"
You know the answer to your
question even before you are finish-
ed asking. All you have to do is look
at the open mouthsg look at the hungry
eyes, look at the swaying worm-like
figures slithering closer and closer-
"NO! NO! NO!
"Too bad they wouldn't believe
you, Nick Kent. But then, they
never do believe -- until it is too
Pat Jordan '53
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Wid your doze zo zduffy you can hard-
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May, june, july, . . .
Sally Scarborough '55
Southwest Harbor, Maine
IKLLSND UK ENEMY
The moon rose large and threat-
eningly over the tree:-tops. Its full-
ness resembled an ominous balloon
sailing over the country as if it were
hunting for danger. And as it rose
higher and higher, the trees seemed
to take on immense, grotesque shapesg
shapes of weird skeletons waving their
bony arms around. Only occasionally
was there a slight murmur of abreeze.
Or was it that these horrible forms
were real, not jgust the trees, and that
the sound was their moaning, their way
of telling the woods that they were
boss? Jeannie wondered as she slowly
made her way homeward.
Why oh why had she stayed so late?
Why did she have to walk this long
threatening path alone? She thought of
these as a form of relief to keep her
mind away from the wind, the trees,
and the moon.
What was that noise! Jeannie stop-
ped short. Listen, there it is again!
Slowly it came again -- a LONG shrill
noise similar to a scream.
Jeannie felt a tightening in her
throat as she looked around her. The
sound continued for only a moment,
then silence. Then pat, pat, pat, pat.
She turned first to the right, then to
the left. Suddenly she gasped, for be-
hind her she could see a shadow ap-
proaching. That could mean only one
thingg she was being followed. Should
she run? She tried to scream but some-
thing stuck in her throat. No, No. The
only sensible thing to do was to remain
calm and walk on as if she suspected
She tried this. For a while it was
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all right. Then, gradually, she began
to walk faster. When she realized what
she was doing, she slowed down. She
noticed that whoever or whatever was
behind her sped up or slowed down as
she did. Fear mounted anew in her.
Finally, when she could remain calm
no longer, Jeannie started running.
The thing behind her started running,
too. But, after experimenting, she
found relief in the fact that her follow-
er remained the same distance behind
her ----- speeding as she ran, slowing
as she walked. This was encouraging.
If she reached home. If-if-if ........
Again she ran. Ran on and on,
hearing the coming footsteps behind
her, but not daring to turn around to
look. After what seemed like ages,
she saw the lights of town ahead. Now
to make it home. But she was so out
of breath, she had to stop to rest. She
stopped, held her breath for an in-
stance, and listened. She looked be-
hind her. Wait, something about that
shadow looked familiar. So, as if she
had been told that her fears were
foolish, she stood and waited. She was
right. The mysterious approacher was
still coming. When it came into view,
Jeannie gave a cry of both surprise
and relief. For what should be follow-
ing her but Jiggers, her own pet dog.
So, feeling greatly relieved and
somewhat ashamed of herself, Jeannie
trudged along toward home. However,
for the rest of the journey, her mys-
terious follower was by her side as if
he were protecting her against some
Vonnie Cousins '53
WARREN KAY VANTINE STUDIO
"The Class Ring Man" 51 132 Boylston Street
374 Center Street Bangor
T RAPPER AGAINST WOLVE RINE
Jacob's lead dog, Jack, had al-
ready started to bark as they approach-
ed the trapline. Jacob was a Danish
trapper who was trapping on a north-
ern trapline in the mid-eastern part
of Greenland. When they drew near
enough to the trap to see it, the only
thing that were visible were bits of
fur and spots of blood. When Jacob
saw this, he muttered disgustedly to
himself, "It's that wolverine again.
I'll have to hunt him down and kill him
or I'll be much in debt from the loss
of my fur." You may think that this
would be like hunting a deer, but you
would be mistaken because all a deer
will do is run. A wolverine, on the
other hand, especially one with cubs,
will fight to the death.
It was a cold winter day as most
mornings are in Greenland, and Jacob
was setting out to kill the wolverine
with grave determination. Jacob had
a definite, although dangerous, plan
in his mind this morning. He would
go to the area of his traps which were
being most frequently robbed. The one
thing he did not like about his plan was
that he would have to leave his dogs be-
hind, therefore, gun in hand, he set
out across the snow. He almost felt
happy because he loved nature very
much. When he reached the trap, he
intended to try to kill the wolverine.
He took out of his pack a squirrel,
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which was in a small cage, and was to
be used as bait for the wolverine.
Jacob then padded the jaws of the trap
with cotton, for he didn't want the
squirrel to die before that night when
the wolverine came out to hunt. Jacob
then prepared for the night by setting
up a small blind a little way downwind
from the trap. M
Since the Arctic night was almost
as bright as day, Jacob would have no
trouble seeing the wolverine. He wait-
ed about a half hour before he saw the
wolverine. It looked like a large fox
except that it was heavily built and
had heavy paws and long claws. Its
jaws were rather large with shark-
like teeth. The squirrel, which Jacob
had attached to the trap, tried vainly
to escape from the wolverine. In the
meantime, Jacob was taking careful
aim .with his rifle. This was very
dangerous, for if he missed the first
one or two shots, he might not get
another one. He knew that if you only
would the wolverine, it will attack you.
Jacob had the wolverine lined up in
his sights now and his gun went off
with a sharp crack, which broke the
stillness of the Arctic night. Quickly,
he saw that he had only wounded the
wolverine. He grabbed his knife from
a stump which he had put there as an
extra precaution. In an instant the
wolverine was upon him. He felt a
sharp pain as the wolverine sank his
teeth into his shoulder. He plunged
his knife again and again into the
wolverine as he fought for life. Fin-
ally, the wolverine fell limp. Jacob
discovered that his shoulder was numb
and his left arm was broken. He knew
if he did not get warmth or food some-
how, he would soon freeze to death.
Therefore, he got to his feet and start-
ed to stagger towards his cabin. Jacob
fell and stumbled many times on his
way home, but finally made it. The
cabin was dark as he approached, but
the dogs were barking loudly. It was
very cold as he went into the cabin,
but he did not bother to light a fire,
he just crawled into his sleeping bag
and went to sleep.
The next morning Jacob felt very
stiff and his arm was badly swollen.
Jacob managed to turn on his short-
wave radio which had a sender and a
receiver. He turned on the sender and
called a flying doctor who said he would
come to help him. He somehow felt
better after that and although he had
lost his rifle he knew that wolverine
would never hunt another animal nor
steal from his traps. Yes, trapping
would be much better in the future.
Steve Coffin '58
THE SAD SURPRISE
As our story begins, we find Mrs.
Hilton talking with her neighbor, Mr.
Green, who is working in his garden.
She is talking about the girl who lives
down the street, the "bad girl" who
drinks, had wild parties, and does all
the things that "nice people" don'tdo.
"I'm telling you, that girl ought to be
run out of town. She is a disgrace to
our community and is setting a poor
example for our children."
No- sooner has she said these
words when she sees her young daugh-
ter running down the hill to meet her.
She starts to cross the street at the
foot of the hill and does not see the
large truck rushing toward her. The
driver sees her but not in time to
stop. The mother screams but can do
nothing as she sees her child meet
what is sure to be instant death. Sud-
denly from the sidewalk near the child
comes a girl running to push the child
to safety not a minute too soon. Then
she stumbles, and she herself falls
before the on rushing truck.
Mrs. Hilton runs to her child and
embraces her happily laughing and
crying at the same time. "Who was
that dear brave girl who gave her life
to save my child"?
Her neighbor shakes his head sad-
ly as he covers the poor mangled body
of the heroine. "That was the 'bad
girl who lives down the street. !"
Ellen Gonzales '54
A SECRET REVEALED
When the new, ambitious young
minister, the Reverend Mr. Buck-
minister, arrived at his new parish
in the 'small village, he was very
curious and eager to learn just what
kind of people he had inherited as a
parish and just what would be expect-
ed of him. There wasn't too much to
be told, the parish had carried on for
the past twenty-five years in much
the same way, with little change. Will
Jones, nearly seventy, had been su-
perintendent of the Sunday Schoolever
since anyone could remember. Will
Jones had taken the offering in church
ever since anyone could remember.
Come to think of it, Will Jones had
also been treasurer of both Sunday
School and the church ever since any-
one could remember. Mr. Buckmin-
ister decided Will Jones was the man
to meet. He learned he was also
cashier of the one and only bank in
town. Upon meeting Will, the new
minister, taking a mental inventory,
decided it was time for a change.
When he went home, he told his
wife his project was redecorating the
church from beginning to end. Itin-
volved not only new paint, new lights,
and new organ, but also replacing
some of the moveable two-legged
fixtures, beginning with Will Jones.
Yes, he had found Will a friendly,
kindly, likeable old soul with one of
those faces that seem to reflect
spiritual goodness. But when anyone
tells you he's been Sunday School
superintendent for thirty-three years
and expects to round out forty, it is
time that something should be done,
particularly when you find that the
Sunday School is being carried on as
it had been when Will was a little boy
in knee breeches.
However, as time went on, this
well-meaning young man found it was
easier to formulate his plans than to
carry them out. After all, all the
parishioners, though the number was
much smaller than it should have been,
were quite happy under the old leader-
ship. Everything went along in an easy
kind of way without any bother to them.
Besides, who in the world wanted to be
superintendent of the Sunday School?
That meant getting up on Sunday morn-
ing. Also, it had been rumored often
that the janitor sometimes didn't ar-
rive, whereupon that service fell to
the superintendent. When Mr. Buck-
minister inquired into that, Will
tried to quiet any rumor by explaining
Ben was getting old and sometimes
wasn't able to get there, but that he
needed the job. From the financial
point of view they couldn't very well
take this away from him. That was
dropped until old Ben started ringing
the bell on Saturday instead of Sunday
and starting the furnace anytime dur-
ing the week. The tolling of the bell
was a bit confusing to the community,
and starting the fire was a little hard
on the church budget, and even Will
agreed it might prove disastrous to
the church some day. So it was de-
cided Ben would have to be retired and
Will would take over. This was indeed
puzzling to Mr. Buckminister. He de-
cided Will was greedy and a miser.
He had to admit he had no idea whom
he could get to take the janitorship,
but why should the cashier of the bank
have this pittance they paid? Miserly!
He'd never heard of his doing anything
for the community in a charitable way
. . . . . . and another thing, the slipshop
way the finances were handled! Never
any real accounting for the funds. Will
handled them all, and everyone had
accepted the figures he had given them
Mrs. Buckminister came home
one day, after making her rounds,
with astounding information. She had
discovered this village had its share
of poverty, but when she inquired
about charitable organizations, she
found there were none. The people
felt few improvements could be made.
When the needy got to rock bottom,
the grocers seemed to take over and
no one went hungry, the old cobbler
didn't do good enough work for the
elite, but he took care of the less
fortunate, cheaply and well enough.
The young minister had been there
six months and there were no notice-
able changes. He was hiding his time.
Accounts couldn't go unaccounted for
indefinitely. Some day he would burst
like an atom bomb in that little com-
QA Sunday morning dawned bright
and beautiful. Time for Sunday School
found the children in their places at
the church. The teachers were there,
but no superintendent. Where was
Will? Come to think of it, they didn't
believe they'd heard the church bell.
One of the teachers rose to the occa-
sion and carried on the ChurchSchool.
After it was over and just before the
service began, the place was filled
with an atmosphere of awe. It seemed
impossible but it was true. Will Jones
had suddenly passed away that morn-
As time went on, his place in the
various church offices were filled by
men to the liking of the minister. Will
had been looked upon as indispensable
by his friends, but they were learning
no one was indispensable. The min-
ister was proving his point.
, But one day someone looked in on
Old Ben at Home. What? He was there
with no food, no money. What had hap-
pened? Then the mystery began to un-
ravel. Will had done the janitor work
but had given the money to Ben. Gro-
ceries stopped being delivered to the
needy. Will had been ordering them
and paying the bills. Children could
no longer go to the old cobbler and
have their shoes mended. Will was
not there to make up the deficit. So
that was the secret of what the min-
ister had fingermarked as miserly?
That was the reason Will had never
owned a car. That accounted for the
fact that he'd worn the same shiny
threadbare suit ever since anyone
could remember. Will had been taken
for granted. No one had ever done
anything for Will, and only a few knew
Will had ever done anything for anyone
else. This little village had a rude
awakening. Somebody was going to
have to get to work.
Jane Brown '54
The more we study,
The more we know.
The more we know,
The more we forget.
The more we forget,
The less we know.
The less we forget.
The less we forget,
The more we
So why study?
When you first looked at this, we
bet you thought it was a joke. But by
now you should know that it isn't. Now
isn't it funny the way people keep on
reading, even when they know they are
only being fooled?
PETE: Want to see something swell?
TETE: Sure do. What is it?
PETE: Put a sponge in water.
Father to daughter's boyfriend:
"She'l1 be right down. Care for a
game of chess?
JOHN ADAMS: Do you want any thing
on your head when I finish?
MR. REDMOND: Just two ears, a
nose, a mouth and a little hair, please
MR. COATES: Now Tommy, don't
tell me you don't know Lincoln's
TOMMY C. : Shucks, I didn't even
know he lived there.
GARY T. : Don't you think the cook-
book is exciting reading?
LANGILL S.: Yes, it has so many
MISS WOOD: What's the connecting
link between the animal and vegetable
TONY H.: Hash.
CLASS PRESIDENT: Congratulate
me: I just won the election!
C. P. Oh, why bring that up?
MISS DRUMMOND: Give me a sen-
tence using the word "amphibious,"
RONNIE P. Most fish stories are
MR. REDMOND: Now, if you take
Z9 from 87, what's the difference?
JOEL A. Yeah, that's what I say.
GILMORE S. If the tiger belongs to
the cat family, and the wolf belongs
to the dog family, where does the
JIMMY S. High on a windy hill.
MARILYN M. How did you do in
your history exam?
JANE B. I did the same thing
MARILYN M. What was that?
JANE B. I went down in History.
MRS. HERRICK: Lester, your marks
are terrible and I don't think you are
trying. You need spunk. Do you know
what spunk is?
LESTER S. Oh, yes, ma'am. It's
the past participle of spank.
To hit the ceiling is the wrong way to
get up in the world.
ADVICE: Don't eat crackers in bed:
it's a crumrny habit.
Here lies the body of Archibald
He tackled the coach instead of
TEACHER: How come your composi-
tion entitled, "Our Dog" is exactly
like your brother's?
STUDENT: Same Dog.
A man living in the Old West enters
his house. "What ya doing, Ma?" he
"I'm knittin a gun, Pa."
"How can ya do that, Ma?"
"Easy, Pa, I'm usin steel
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An Amateur in Love . , Paul
Bell Bottom Polka . , Gerald
Oh So in Love .... . Tommy
Wonder Is All I Do ........ . Hester
Settin The Woods On Fire ....... . . . Pat
It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels . . Barbara
Why Don't You Believe Me ....... . Vonnie
A Full Time Job ......... . Gordon
Beautiful Texas . , , Billie
I Get Ideas . . , Jeanette
True Love . . . . Pop
Fire Ball Eight .... . . Langill
Wait For Me .... ' . . . Marilyn
All By Myself I Get Lonely . . . Pete
I Brought It On Myself ....... . . . Hank
Honky-Tonking All The Time ..... . . Richard
Everyone's Sweetheart and Nobody's Gal . . . Eleanor
Older, and Bolder ........ . David
My Bright Tomorrow . . Tete
Wait For Me Mary . , Ray
I'm a Big Girl Now . , Clara
Never Been Kissed . , Toot
Doin What Comes Naturally . . . Bob Sangier
Just In Love ....... . Ronnie Musetti
Gotta Get A Man ....... . Judy Hamblen
So Long It's Been Good To Know Ya . Senior Class
Somebody Stole My Gal ..... . Jim Hooper
Oh Happy Day ....... . Teta Hews
A Little On The Lonely Side . . . . Gary Tyler
Heart Breaker ......... ...... M illie
Nothing Can Stop The Army Air Corps ..... Louise Gott
There'll Never Be Another You . . . . Varsity Basketball Squad
Chewin Chawin Gum .... .... J ane Brown
Semper Fidales . . . . Mr. Leeman
He's Just My Bill .... . , . . Nancy Hibbard
Home Cooking ..... .... C hef's Club
Getting Nowhere Very Fast . . Senior Home Ec. Class
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WHAI Wlllllll HAPPEN If
The Driver Training Car lacked
an extra brake and clutch.
The seniors stayed one more
The cheerleaders didn't fight.
Jay didn't have Marilyn.
Mr. Coates stopped bragging
Pop and Martha didn't fight.
Joyce R. was skeptical.
The sophomores were angels.
Mr. Genevese didn't get angry
with the junior class.
Teta remembered to eat her
Nancy J. didn't get a letter
Judy J. couldn't get to Bar
Jimmy S. behaved himself.
Mr. Redmond stopped telling
Hank S. kept his class ring for
Vonnie and Margie didn't get to
the rink every Sat. Night.
Sally S. didn't keep house.
Peter didn't go to Husson on
Mr. Ernest didn't have the
The physics class made a great
The audio-visual machines ran
We had to go back to old Gilman.
The noon bell didn't ring.
Clara K. bumped her head going
through the door.
Ray was not reserved toward
The boys' basement was always
"Sid" and "Roy" retired.
Brian G. had a neutral-color
The twins weren't.
The heat went off for good.
Duane J. was a slowpoke at
Mrs. Herrick couldn't teach
Jane B. couldn t go out Friday,
cry, and "just about die."
Vonnie C. compass didn't point
Carol G. didn't own a comb.
Betty Lou were 5' Z"
Elaine H. were bed-ridden and
couldn't do anything.
We had beaten Ellsworth.
Dwight C. had red curls.
Ernest C. thought the same
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Nat. G. disliked goatees.
Marilyn M. defied gravity in
Nancy J. had more than one
Judy H. eyelashes were six
Teta H. toed out.
Gary T. had only ZZ ribs.
Tony H. were twenty-one.
Miss Argeros didn't blush
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Sonya S. didn't giggle.
Dale W. liked girls--instead
Ronnie M. had a heavy foot.
Skinner could find a girl as
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Wilma W. kept her temper.
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