Anson Academy - Anchor Yearbook (North Anson, ME)

 - Class of 1919

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rrz Uma -eq :I 2, in '42 l 5'T'i ' I 15' 2 :I .3 r ff' - I. lb ,:-44 if A L'-: A Tons! 'l'o Old A. A. XVe walk tlirongrli hulls of stautt-ly gint-L-, And those far nnnu-ll with funn-1 W'hei'o rigrht :xml wisdom hold the-ii' sway Anil knowlcilire has zx 1-lniin. VVe have seen the "Seven NVomlorsg" VVe have seen the Spliinxghnt say! Have you ever seen zu hnililinq: Like that of the old A. A.? As we passed its wooden 1-ortails, Stanrtinsz' forth our way to learn, WVe will meet the hislilun evils, Xvnitinn' ns on every turn. With at smile we'll pass them over. "Do your duty :ill the why." This is one of the iine inottovs Thnt we learn in the ohl A. A. I-lero's to the games we lost :incl Won. ll0l'0's to the students true, l'll'l'0'S to our i.:'ylnn:1stivs Anil our :ithlotivs tool HL-l'e's to :ill uni' slililn-s. 'Flint we-'Ve lezwnml so i':iitl1l'ull-y, Here-'s to our soldier lmlmlii-s. 'Flint wi-'ve sont fzii' o'ei' the sen! He1'e's to those who still uri- with us. Hel'e's to those who lmvt- cleuresl the way. Here-'s to our loyal tezichers. And he1'e's to the old A. A.! ' Eva E. Hooker, '2l. The Boy Who Would A'Skating Go "But, mother why can't I?" asked Elliot. "George, Edward and Jack are going." "Because, answered his mother, "you know that you have to study for that examination tomorrow. Be- sides," she added, "you might get on the thin ice. Now clon't ask me again for that is final." Elliot walked into his father's of- fice dejected. He sat down on the couch. "O, dear," he sighed, "why can't I do what I want to? I might go skating just as well as not if mother only thought so. The ice is perfectly safe and I can get up early in the morning and study." The more he thought of it the more he wanted to go. "Jack and Edward and George will he there," he mused. Suddenly a hrilliant idea popped in- to his head. Why not go anyway? She would never know it. Mother just kept him in because she couldrft go. On thinking it over he decided that he was being ill treated and he would go now anyway, Whether she found it out or not. Having decided his course 'of' action he lay down on the couch, thinking that he would lie there and make his plans until supper time. He closed his eyes and soon went to sleep. When all the family had withdrawn to the sitting room, mother with her sewing and father with his papers, he tiptoed out softly, taking his skates with him. When safely out- side he ran for the ice as fast as he could., Arriving there breathless, he looked around for the boys, but they were not in sight. However he put his skates on and began cutting a circle, thinking they would come soon.

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THE ANCHOR 7 Anson Avmleiny, always on top, 'This refrain will never stopg From it harrl work and school spirit crop. ' Vim never ebbs from :1 bounce to:1li0D, Over the top. Anson Academy, two A's first. Of :ill sail words l:isg'ing"s worst. For higher honors is our thirst. Right here we'rc surely erst, Over thc top. 'l'. B. XV. '19 The Teacher Training Class The teacher training class is fast coming into line. For several years we have been trying to build up a system for sending out -graduates suitably trained and with sufficient pedigogical and psychological knowl- edge to enable them to perform the duties of rural or grade teachers with a greater degree of efficiency. Mean- while they will be profiting by the ex- perience and furnishing themselves with means for pursuing a special or normal course that will increase their own knowledge and make it pos- sible for them to instruct pupils a- long more thoro and advanced lines. This year a remarkably successful course is being carried out. The class is made up of Junior and Senior Annan Arahrmg girls. The work takes up the funda- mental principles of psychology, ru- ral and grade observations, school management and school laws. We hope for continued and greater sue- cess along these lines. The editors wish to thank the as- sistants for their efforts to gather material for the Anchor. We feel that our work has not been in vain and hope that the appearance of the first 1919 paper will be a compensa- tion for the time and labor spent on its completion. Acknowledgements The faculty and students of Anson Academy wish to thank Dr. Marston for his kindness in contributing to the Academy the Bowdoin Oriient. Some unknown person, but a posi- tive friend to Anson Academy, has very kindly sent us the Maine Cam- pus, and we wish to thank the one to whom we are indebted for this kindness. The Illustrated Review is received with thanks by Anson Academy and we greatly appreciate this kindness on the part of the giver. lqnnnr Illini Major Perley F. Walker Lieut. I-I. Edward Marston Capt. Harry E. Morin Lieut. Edward Ireland Corp. Linwood Gifford Harry Rollins Auton T. Boisen Olon Hooper ' 'Raymond Whitney Joseph Y. Rogers George Cole Norman Hume Arthur Brown Mahlon Hewett Wilfred Barbeau Floyd V. Berry Orville Hewett Roscoe Marshall Martelle Tibbetts A. Eugene Williams Fred Barron Omar Friend Lester Andrews Murray Barnaby Albert Rogers Fred Mullin Dr. William Cutts Dr. J. O. Piper Edmund Danforth Earle Wing Talbot Rogers Chester Hewett Dwight French Alden Bailey



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THE ANCHOR i , 9- But they did not come and present- ly a little voice within said, "Now see what you have done. Go back home and tell your mother." "I won't," asserted Self. "Why not?" questioned Conscience. "Because I'll be pun- ished," replied Self, "But you deserve it," Conscience reminded, "No, I don't," defied Self. Then determined to still Conscience, he began to skate across the river. Suddenly he seemed to be rounded by companions. They were They Su!" here, there and everywhere. were clad in bright colors and were darting in and out among their com- rades. Presently he noticed that they were leading him downstream. That was where the thin ice was, he thought with a chill of horror. Who were these people anyway with their strange faces, strange dress and strange ways? Where were they taking him to? Where did they come from so suddenly? These thoughts chased each other through his mind. "I must go back," he thought to himself. But even though he wanted to go back, he could not, try as he would. It was just a short distance to the thin ice now. As they neared it he saw a hideous looking monster, sitting on a cushion. The foremost of his companions ran ahead and bending on one knee, he solemnly touched his nose to the ice and then stood at attention. "You have him?" questioned the monster, who was Ill Nature.. "Yes, Ill Nature," he replied. "You may take him six feet on the thin ice," he ordered. Immediately Elliott felt the same strange something pulling him on against his will. They touched the thin ice, but to his surprise they did not break through. Looking back, he saw the monster Ill Nature, grad- ually dwindle until he saw nothing but a snow drift. Fear tugged at his heart. Surely this was not the world of reality he thought. But at this moment a great crack- ling and grumbling was heard, and the ice broke and he went through. Down, down, down, he went. Every- thing was dark as night. Finally after what seemed an interminable time he landed on ice again, with a. thump which seemed to echo and re- echo. Then before his dazed eyes appeared another monster, even more hideous looking than the first. He was all black and was perched upon a high stool. "You brought him?" he demanded in a shrill voice. "Yes, Resentment, answered the foremost one bending on one knee and touching his nose to the ice. 'KNow," said Resentment the mon- ster, turning his wicked little eyes on Elliot, "Remove the wood from that circular place at my Left and then skate around in a circle until I tell you to stop." Elliot protested, but that same in- visible force impelled him, as it had before. Slowly he tried to pick up a stick of wood. It was so heavy that he was unable to lift it. "Try again," purred Resentment in a sqft voice. Elliot tried again. This time he could lift it. It felt cold to his hands. It seemed smore like sticks of ice than wood. When he had re- moved that stick he turned around to move the rest when he saw to his amazement that all the sticks were gone. r YI 'Commence skating," murmured the- monster in the same soft voice. Elliot was so frightened that he could do nothing but obey. Round and round he went in dizzy circles. Would the monster never tell him to stop? But no, it was not to be. He still was forced around the circle at a terrific rate of speed. "I -- can't stand it--much--longer," he gasped to himself. "I--I feel sick," he thought again. "I wish 1'd 'minded Mother," he whispered dizzily. He fell with a

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