Tuesday, April 25, 2017

November 1887 Issue of The Hebron Semester, Student Publication at Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine


April 1887 issue of The Hebron Semester, a student publication of Hebron Academy at Hebron, Maine.

This copy belonged to former student Edith Lulu Packard of Hebron, Maine, who added a few notations throughout.


See links to more posts about other issues of The Hebron Semester and other Hebron Academy memorabilia here.

Also, see another post that features the autograph album of Albert Smith Ventres of Canton, Maine, a member of the Hebron Academy Class of 1888; several of his schoolmates, mentioned farther below, inscribed pages in his album.

This    issue measures approximately 9-1/4" by 6-1/4" and contains 38 numbered pages, plus 29 pages of advertising and advertisements on the inside front cover and inside back cover and back cover.

Images of all of the pages appear at the end of this post.

An alphabetical list of the people mentioned in this publication, with additional information about them gleaned throughout the issue, appears later in this post.


Staff of The Hebron Semester:
  • Howard A. Lincoln of Portland, Maine; Editor-in-Chief
  • Frank D. True of Portland, Maine; Business Manager
  • Anna M. Proctor of North Raymond, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Maud Saunders of Ellsworth, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Orissa W. Gould of Freeport, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Curtis L. Sopher of South Poland, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Charles H. Dodge of Sedgwick, Maine; Associate Editor
Some tidbits included in this issue:
  • William H. Looney, a Colby graduate, spoke October 13, 1887 on the Irish Question, pages 4 and 5
  • Cute sayings and mottos relating to various students and faculty; throughout the issue
  • Reports by the Classes; pages 7-10
  • Poems and Essays by Students; throughout the issue
  • "A Thunder Storm at Sea", by Leroy R. Flye of North Brooklin, Maine, Class of 1889, about a severe storm while he was at sea at the edge of the Gulf Stream, marked by such lightning as to light up the surrounding waters for miles; followed by a beautiful and calm sunrise.  Pages 11 and 12
  • "A Hillside View", by Grace E. Bumpus of Hebron, Maine, Class of 1888; from a hillside she gazed at valleys and as far as the white summit of Mount Washington.  Pages 12 and 13
  • "Labore et Honore" "Commencement of 1887", by Ellery C. Park of Mexico, Maine - a lengthy description of the 1887 Commencement at Hebron Academy.  Pages 13-17
  • Memorial to Minnie M. Andrews of North Paris, Maine, who died on September 24, 1887.  Page 17
  • The four Lyceums in the Fall of 1887, with participants' names and selections
  • Alumni news, pages 26 and 27
  • Lists of Trustees, Instructors and Students, by Class; pages 32-37

A
  • Herbert M. Adkins of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 35  [2 places]; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25; declamation at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25
  • Oscar Allen, Professor at Yale College; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Minnie M. Andrews, Hebron Academy student; memoriam for her upon her death on September 24, 1887, page 17
  • W. H. Atwood, Esq. of Buckfield, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Warren W. Austin of Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum on November 9, 1887, page 26
B
  • Hattie P. Bailey, instructor in Music at Hebron Academy, page 33
  • Miss Belle Bartlett; assisted Grimmer's Orchestra at the commencement of the Class of 1887, page 17
  • J. Harold Bates of West Sumner, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum on November 9, 1887, page 26
  • Laura B. Beals of Turner, Maine; "A Purpose: The Eternal Condition of Success", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Annie V. Bearce of Hebron, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • H. M. Bearce, A.M., of Norway, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Harry Bearce of Turner, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Vivian Bearce of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Edith E. Berry of West Sumner, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Hattie A. Bicknell, wife of Rev. Nathan Hunt of Milton, Massachusetts; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1875, page 27
  • William A. Bicknell of Hebron, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; essay "Home Influences", page 11; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Emma E. Billings of Oxford, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Judge Bonney "supplemented the prize debate of last spring with a clear and concise talk about Corporations", page 22
  • Hon. Percival Bonney of Portland, Maine; President of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32; conferred the diplomas at the commencement of the Class of 1887, page 16
  • W. L. Bonney, Esq. of Turner, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • W. Lowell Bonney of Turner, Maine; Class of 1886; post-graduate student
  • Lulu T. Bosworth of Canton, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Alice J. Bradbury of Greene, Maine; "Foundation Stones", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Frank H. Briggs of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Charles L. Buck of Snow Falls, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35 on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26;  in charge of the reading-room, page 21
  • Grace E. Bumpus of Hebron, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 34  [2 places]; Class of 1888, essay "A Hillside View", pages 12 and 13
C
  • Miss Caldwell, duet at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Annie C. Caldwell of Oxford, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 35  [2 places]; duet at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Minnie B. Caldwell of Oxford, Maine; "A Complete Life", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Effie G. Chesley of Hebron, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34
  • Fred H. Cobb of East Poland, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Charles H. Cummings of Hebron, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Willard H. Cummings of Hebron, Maine; Ireland and Home Rule", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Hattie A. Currier of Mechanic Falls, Maine; "Success", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Edwin F. Curtis of Bowdoinham, Maine; President of the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36  [2 places]; at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Amy Cushman of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Bertha H. Cushman of North Paris, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 34  [2 places]
  • Fannie F. Cushman of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Henry M. Cushman of Hebron, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Mabelle Cushman of North Paris, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; on the Presidential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 25
  • Maud Cushman of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • S. P. Cushman, Esq. of Hebron, Maine; Treasurer of the Hebron Academy, Board of Trustees, page 32
D
  • Della L. Davis of West Minot, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • Addie C. Day of Turner, Maine; Treasurer of the Junior Class of 1889, page 35  [2 places]
  • Nellie A. Day of Turner, Maine; A Good Cause Makes a Stout Heart", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; duet at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Wallace E. Day of Turner, Maine; "Footprints", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Edward H. Decoster of Hebron, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Fannie E. Denning of Mechanic Falls, Maine; "Try Again", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Mary A. Denning of Mechanic Falls, Maine; "Music, at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Mary E. Denning; "teaching the young idea how to shoot" in Oxford, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Charles H. Dodge of Sedgwick, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; in the Senior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 34  [2 places]; on the Presidential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 25
  • Alonzo Donham of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Leonard Donham, deceased, when in the Senior Class at Harvard; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Robert Donham, residing at Boston, Massachusetts; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • D. F. Dority, traveling salesman for the firm of Knight, Rolfe & Emerson at Bangor, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1870, pages 26 and 27
  • E. S. Dunham, Esq. of Hebron, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Ella Dwinal, instructor of Painting and Drawing at Hebron Academy
E
  • Rev. C. M. Emery, 208 High Street, Portland, Maine; is fund raising for a new building at Hebron Academy, page 21; fund raising for a new building at Hebron Academy, page 4
  • David Estes of Lewiston, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
F
  • Leroy R. Flye of North Brooklin, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; Class of 1889, essay "A Thunder Storm at Sea", pages 11 and 12; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26
  • Fred Fenton Foster of Buckfield, Maine; "The American  Navy", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Grace M. French of Turner, Maine; Secretary of the Junior Class of 1889, page 35  [2 places]; reading at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25
G
  • Emery B. Gibbs, in the Senior Class at Colby and now acting as Principal of Athens Academy, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1881, page 27
  • William G. Given of Hebron, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Robert L. Glover of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Walter Glover of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Edwin R. Goodwin of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student, page 37; at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Orissa W. Gould of Freeport, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; Secretary/Treasurer of the Senior Class of 1888, page 34  [2 places]
  • Alida M. Graves of Hebron, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; Vocal Solo at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25;  at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • L. A. Gray, leader of Portland Business College at Portland, Maine, page 23
  • Lemuel Gurney, a farmer near Hebron Academy, invited the students to help themselves to his grape vines and also offered watermelons and apples, page 25
H
  • Hon. Eugene Hale, Maine Senator; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Hon. Hannibal Hamlin, attended Hebron Academy from 1826-1829, page 26
  • Z. P. Hanscomb, physician and surgeon in the West; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Rev. Mr. Harden; gave the benediction at the commencement of the Class of 1887, page 16
  • Harlan C. Harden of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Lila P. Harden of Hebron, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • Miss Winnie Harden, has had to leave school on account of ill health, page 21
  • Miss Harlow, has a fine horse for sale, page 20
  • Gertie M. Harlow of Hebron, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34
  • Grant Harlow of Dixfield, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Ione Harlow of Dixfield, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Amos Harris, pastor in Massachusetts; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Otis Hayford, Esq., of Canton, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • A. C. Herrick, pastor in Sacramento, California; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Abbie LeB. Hibbs of Hebron, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 34  [2 places]
  • J. Alton Hibbs of Hebron, Maine; "The Power of Thought", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • James W. Hibbs of Hebron, Maine; Vice-President of the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36  [2 places]
  • J. Everett Hicks of West Sumner, Maine; Secretary/Treasurer of the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36  [2 places]; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26
  • Charles H. Howard of South Paris, Maine; Vice-President of the Junior Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 35  [3 places];  on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
I
  • Fred S. Irish of Buckfield, Maine; "Influence of the Press", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Mabel M. Irish; residing at home in Buckfield, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
J
  • Alice M. Jackson of Lewiston, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Helen A. Johnson, at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • Almon Jones of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Abbie S. Jordan of Upper Gloucester, Maine; "Sailing or Drifting", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; Class Ode for the Class of 1887; page 16
  • Harry T. Jordan of South Paris, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Mellie E. Jordan, instructor in the Preparatory Department at Hebron Academy
K
  • G. M. P. King, President of Wayland Seminary at Washington, D.C.; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Irene King of South Paris, Maine; "Little Lord Fauntleroy", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
L
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lamb of Mount Vernon, New York; singing evangelists, visited on October 23, 1887, page 22 and later on page 23
  • Georgie E. Lawrence; Valedictory "Progress", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; visiting friends in Lawrence, Massachusetts; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Howard A. Lincoln of Portland, Maine; Editor-in-Chief of The Hebron Semester;  in the Senior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 34  [2 places]; President of the second Lyceum, page 25; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26
  • Florence M. Littlefield of Auburn, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • William E. Lombard of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25;  on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum on November 9, 1887, page 26
  • John D. Long, ex-governor and current Massachusetts US Representative; Hebron Academy graduate, page 26
  • William H. Looney, Esq. of Portland, Maine, graduate of Colby; gave an address at Hebron Academy on October 13, 1887 on the Irish Question, plus a short biography of Attorney Looney, pages 4-5 and 22
  • Percival E. Lowell of Buckfield, Maine; Class of 1887; post-graduate student; "Chinese Immigration", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; President of the first Lyceum, page 25; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25; declamation at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Levi Ludden, teacher in Allegheny, Pennsylvania; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
M
  • Fred H. Marshall of Hebron, Maine; "The Fishery Question", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • H. B. Marshall, pastor in Maine; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Fred Vivian Matthews [spelled as Mathews here but Matthews in most other issues], studying law in the office of Drummond & Drummond at Portland, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1885, page 27
  • Percy E. Maxim of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Frank A. McCann of Mechanic Falls, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • E. C. Megquier; at Colby; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • Alice G. Merrill of Freeport, Maine; "Time Makes Change", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; teaching in Littleton, Massachusetts; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Annie F. Merrill of Hebron, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • Austin F. Merrill of Brunswick, Maine; "The Growth of Mormonism", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • Henry H. Merrill of Hebron, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Kate Merrill of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Mabel F. Merrill of Hebron, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • Willie Merrill of Hebron, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37
  • Jennie E. Millett; teaching in West Minot, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • Robert N. Millett of Norway, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Miss Milliken, has had to leave school on account of ill health, page 21
  • Alice M. Milliken of Portland, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Frank B. Milliken of Portland, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; President of the fourth Lyceum, page 25
  • Wilmot Brookings Mitchell; at Bowdoin College; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • James E. Moody of Turner, Maine; President of the Senior Class of 1888, page 34  [2 places]; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25
  • Ellen U. Morrill of Buckfield, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Mr. C. F. Morse of Portland, Maine; made an annual visit on behalf of the Baptist Educational Society, page 22
  • Ernest B. Morse of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • George Randall Morton; residing at his home at South Paris, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • H. F. Morton, Esq. of South Paris, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Horatio E. Murch of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
N
  • Frank L. Nute of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
P
  • Jennie W. Packard of Hebron, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 35  [2 places]; on the Presidential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 25; editor of the Hebron Journal, at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Zibeon L. Packard, Esq. of Hebron, Maine; Secretary of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Ellery C. Park of Mexico, Maine; Salutatory "The Future of Canada", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; Class of 1887, essay "Labore et Honore"; "Commencement of 1887", pages 13-18; residing at his home in Mexico, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Fletcher A. Parlin of West Sumner, Maine; Vice-President of the Senior Class of 1888, page 34  [2 places]; on the Presidential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 25
  • Annie L. Parsons of South Paris, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34
  • Apphia J. Parsons, now Mrs. Clifford; keeping house at South Paris, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • George P. Phenix, A.B., instructor in Sciences and French at Hebron Academy, page 33
  • James Madison Pike, teaching high school at Bryant Pond, Woodstock, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • Anna M. Proctor of North Raymond, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; Recitation at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
R
  • Alvin Record, Esq. of Livermore Falls, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Albert M. Richardson, graduated from Colby University in 1886 and now teaching in Wayland Seminary at Washington, D.C.; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1882, page 27
  • Rev. S. D. Richardson of Tenants Harbor, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • A. A. Richmond, on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum on November 9, 1887, page 26
  • Albert A. Richmond of North Paris, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; probably the A. A. Richmond who was on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum on November 9, 1887, as opposed to Alice A. Richmond, page 26
  • Alice A. Richmond of North Paris, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • C. H. Rowe; pastor in Massachusetts; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • Artel J. Russell of Sumner, Maine; "Arctic Explorations", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; teaching in South Woodstock, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
S
  • William E. Sargent, A.M., Principal at Hebron Academy and instructor in Latin, Greek and Ancient History, page 33
  • Maud Saunders of Ellsworth, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; recitation at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Vinton O. Severy of Turner, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • J. W. Shaw, pastor in Massachusetts; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • H. W. Shaylor, in charge of the writing department at Portland Business College at Portland, Maine, page 23
  • Charles W. Skillings of North Auburn, Maine; Class History, at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; residing at his home in North Auburn, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Frank Snell of Paris, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25; declamation, recitation at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Curtis Leroy Sopher, or Leroy Curtis Sopher, of South Poland, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25;  on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26
  • Nellie B. Spaulding of Buckfield, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; has a fine horse for sale, page 20
  • Cornie M. Spear, entered Colby in the fall of 1886; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1886, page 27
  • Mary E. Spear of Freeport, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; reading at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25; Class of 1888, poem "My Mother", page 10
  • Harry L. Stearns of Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • May I. Stearns of Paris, Maine; "Darkness Brings Out the Stars", at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16
  • William C. Stearns of Paris, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 29, 1887, page 26
  • C. Leonard Stone of Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Lizzie Strout of North Raymond, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • Ernest W. Sturtevant of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Fred L. Sturtevant of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Addie M. Sutton of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35
  • George E. Sylvester of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; on the negative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25
T
  • M. L. Thayer of Turner, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Mandeville Thayer of the Class of 1889, has left the class to accept a position as a bookkeeper for a Boston firm, page 20
  • Rev. C. C. Tilley of  Lewiston, Maine; made an annual visit on behalf of the Baptist Educational Society, page 22
  • Eugene L. Torrey of Dixfield, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; on the affirmative side of the debate question at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
  • Hortense B. Torrey of Dixfield, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34
  • Frank D. True of Portland, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34; Business Manager of The Hebron Semester; President of the third Lyceum, page 25
  • Josie True of Turner, Maine; in the Junior Class of 1889, page 35; at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25
U-V
  • Harold Upham of Boston, Massachusetts of Hebron, Maine; in the Preparatory Class, page 37
  • Albert Smith Ventres of Canton, Maine; in the Senior Class of 1888, page 34
W
  • Arthur P. Wedge of Everett, Massachusetts; President of the Junior Class of 1889, page 35  [2 places]; editor of the Hebron Journal, at the Lyceum of October 5, 1887, page 25; declamation at the Lyceum of September 21, 1887, page 25
  • Max H. Wesselhoeft of Portland, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Mabel F. Whitman of Buckfield, Maine; Class Prophecy, at the 1887 Commencement on June 29, 1887, page 16; residing at her home in Buckfield, Maine; graduated in the Hebron Academy Class of 1887, page 27
  • Nellie L. Whitman, Preceptress at Hebron Academy and instructor in Mathematics and Bookkeeping, page 33
  • Ozias Whitman, Superintendent of School in Red Wing, Minnesota; attended Hebron Academy in the 1850s, page 26
  • G. P. Whitney, Esq. of Oxford, Maine; member of the Hebron Academy Board of Trustees, page 32
  • Samuel J. Whittemore of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student, page 37
  • Judge Wilson of Paris, Maine; gave a lecture entitled "Shams", page 22
  • Madge Wilson of South Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Genia Winslow of South Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Laura A. Winslow of South Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Lena F. Wright of Paris, Maine; in the Sophomore Class of 1890, page 36
  • Bertha P. Wyman of North Paris, Maine; in the Freshman Class, page 37






































Monday, April 24, 2017

April 1887 Issue of The Hebron Semester, a Student Publication of Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine


April 1887 issue of The Hebron Semester, a student publication of Hebron Academy at Hebron, Maine.

This copy belonged to former student Edith Lulu Packard of Hebron, Maine, who wrote her name at the top of the front cover, as shown above, and added a few comments throughout.


See links to more posts about other issues of The Hebron Semester and other Hebron Academy memorabilia here.

Also, see another post that features the autograph album of Albert Smith Ventres of Canton, Maine, a member of the Hebron Academy Class of 1888; several of his schoolmates, mentioned farther below, inscribed pages in his album.

An alphabetical list of the people mentioned in this publication, with additional information about them gleaned throughout the issue, appears later in this post.


As shown on the left page above, the editorial board of The Hebron Semester were:
  • Charles W. Skillings of North Auburn, Maine; Editor-in-Chief
  • Alice G. Merrill of Freeport, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Wallace E. Day of Turner, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Alice J. Bradbury of Greene, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Willard H. Cummings of Hebron, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Georgia Etta Lawrence, "Georgie", of Bryant Pond in Woodstock, Maine; Associate Editor
  • Fred Fenton Foster of Buckfield, Maine; Business Manager
  • Austin F. Merrill of Brunswick, Maine; Business Manager


The issue measures approximately 9-1/4" by 6-1/4" and contains over 30 numbered pages, plus 33 pages of advertising and advertisements on the inside front cover and inside back cover and back cover.


Interesting tidbits among the contents:                  
  • The average term expenditure is $16.66, which includes tuition, room rent, wood, lights and books; most students have food sent from home.
  • The students this term have been keeping paths shoveled after snow storms, so well that two may walk abreast, and availing themselves of the snowy hills with snowshoes and sleds, to the effect that few have been ill with more than an occasional cold.
  • The Wood-saw Brigade reduced Mrs. Turner's 5 and 1/2 cords of wood into a sawed, split and stacked pile within two hours.
  • Letter to the Editor from A. C. Herrick, pastor at the Calvary Baptist Church at Sacramento, California, dated, March 22, 1887.  Herrick attended Hebron Academy from 1851 to 1853 and was Principal there from 1861 to 1871.  He quoted Longfellow:  Secret studies are the sunken piers over which one bridges his reputation.
  • Student essays and poems
  • Cute observations about students and faculty
  • Statistics of the Class of 1887
  • Lists of students by Class

A
  • Arthur W. Alley of Hartford, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy; chosen Vice-President of the Class of 1886 at their reunion in the fall of 1886, page 73; Captain of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Charles Andrews, member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Lucy A. Andrews of North Paris, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Minnie M. Andrews of North Paris, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • W. H. Atwood, Esq., of Buckfield, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • Carrie E. Ayer of Locke Mills, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • George E. Ayer of Locke Mills, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83; on the negative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72
B
  • Hattie P. Bailey, instructor in Music at Hebron Academy
  • Eva M. Barrows of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Harry M. Barrows of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Laura B. Beals of Turner, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82
  • Agnes Bearce of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Harry F. Bearce of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Vivian Bearce of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Manley Bessey of Paris, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • William A. Bicknell of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Emma E. Billings of Oxford, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Hon. Percival Bonney of Portland, Maine; President of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • W. L. Bonney, Esq., of Turner, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • W. Lowell Bonney of Turner, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy; on the negative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72
  • Lulu T. Bosworth of Canton, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Alice J. Bradbury of Greene, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; on the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association committee to appoint a Prudential Committee, page 70; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Brainard and Gibbs of Colby University gave a well-attended lecture, pages 53 and 54
  • Charles L. Buck of Snow Falls; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Grace E. Bumpus of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]
C
  • Adelbert F. Caldwell of Oxford, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy; Editor, reading of the Hebron Journal at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • Annie C. Caldwell of Oxford, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Minnie B. Caldwell of Oxford, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Effie G. Chesley of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Allie M. Cloutier of West Minot, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Fred H. Cobb of East Poland, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Charles W. Cummings of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Willard H. Cummings of Hebron, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 82  [2 places]; on the negative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • Hattie E. Currier of Mechanic Falls, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82
  • Albion P. Cushman of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Amy Cushman of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84
  • Bertha H. Cushman of North Paris, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Fannie Cushman of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Henry M. Cushman of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Mabelle Cushman of North Paris, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Maud Cushman of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84
  • S. P. Cushman, Esq., of Hebron, Maine; Treasurer of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
D
  • Addie C. Day of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Nellie I. Day of Turner, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82
  • Wallace E. Day of Turner, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; member and Treasurer of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82  [2 places]; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Miss Denning, accompanied Mr. Milliken in his violin solo, at the lyceum on February 23, 1887, page 54
  • Miss Denning, instrumental duet with Miss Stearns at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • Fannie E. Denning of Mechanic Falls, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82
  • May A. Denning of Mechanic Falls, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82;  elected to the Prudential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; on the Prudential Committee at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • Charles H. Dodge of Sedgwick, Maine; member and Treasurer of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83  [2 places]
  • Fannie A. Donham of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]
  • Lenora Dunn of West Poland, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
F
  • William H. Field of Auburn, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Leroy R. Flye of North Brooklin, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Fred F. Foster of Buckfield, Maine; Business Manager of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; on the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association committee to appoint a Prudential Committee, page 70
  • Grace M. French of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
G
  • Gibbs and Brainard of Colby University gave a well-attended lecture, pages 53 and 54
  • Mr. Glover, storekeeper who allows the boys to practice their weight lifting on his bags of meal, when the weather or grounds are not favorable, page 54
  • Robert Glover of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84
  • Walter Glover of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84
  • Edwin R. Goodwin of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • Orissa W. Gould of Freeport, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; essay "Thoughtless Words", pages 66-67
  • Alida M. Graves of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • L. A. Gray, Principal of Portland Business College, page 70
  • Herbert J. Greenwood of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
H
  • Harlen Harden of Hebron, Maine; unclassified student at Hebron Academy, page 84
  • Lila P. Harden of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Winogene T. Harden of Hebron, Maine; member and Secretary of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83  [2 places]; Class of 1888, essay "A Dream", pages 61-63
  • Gertie M. Harlow of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Harry T. Hayes of Oxford, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy
  • Otis Hayford, Esq. of Canton, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • Rev. A. C. Herrick, who attended Hebron Academy from 1851-1853 and was its principal in 1861-1871; his letter to the Editors of The Hebron Semester, from Sacramento, California, on March 22, 1887, pages 64 and 65
  • Abbie LeB. Hibbs of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Joseph Alton Hibbs of Hebron, Maine; member  and Vice-President of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82  [2 places]
  • Susie S. Thurlow of Auburn, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]
  • Carroll I. Hooper of Paris, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; member and Cup-bearer of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56;  in charge of the reading-room, page 68
I
  • Fred S. Irish of Buckfield, Maine; member and Secretary of the senior Class of 1887, page 82  [2 places]; on the negative side of a debate at the lyceum held on February 23, 1887, page 54; on the affirmative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72
  • Mabel M. Irish of Buckfield, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy
J
  • Almon Jones, "Allie", of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Abbie S. Jordan of Upper Gloucester, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; Class Poet, page 69; Select Reading at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Mellie E. Jordan, Assistant in English at Hebron Academy; page 73
K
  • Irene King of South Paris, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 82  [2 places]; on the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association committee to appoint a Prudential Committee, page 70; essay "Life in a District School", page 78
L
  • Georgia E. Lawrence, "Georgie", of Bryant's Pond, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; Valedictory, page 69
  • Florence M. Littlefield of Auburn, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 83
  • William E. Lombard of Turner, Maine; member and Vice-President of the Sophomore Class of 1889, pages 83 and 84; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72; on the affirmative side of a debate at the lyceum held on February 23, 1887, page 54; on the affirmative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Percival E. Lowell, Percy", of Buckfield, Maine; member and President of the senior Class of 1887, page 82  [2 places]; Vice-President of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; on the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association committee to appoint a Prudential Committee, page 70; elected to the Prudential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70; on the Prudential Committee at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
M
  • Fred H. Marshall of Hebron, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; spoke at the lyceum on February 23, 1887, page 54; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Maxim, member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Herbert L. Maxim of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Percy E. Maxim of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84
  • Everard Claremont Megquier of West Poland, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy; on the affirmative side of a debate at the lyceum held on February 23, 1887, page 54; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56;  elected to the Prudential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; Declamation at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; on the Prudential Committee at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen Secretary and Treasurer of the Class of 1886 at their reunion in the fall of 1886, page 73; essay "What is a Great Man?", pages 59-60.  This copy's owner, Edith Lulu Packard, wrote a comment along the left margin
  • Alice G. Merrill of Freeport, Maine; Associate Editor of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; has returned to Hebron Academy, page 69; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Austin F. Merrill of Brunswick, Maine; Business Manager of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Joseph H. Merrill of Pownal, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Willie J. Merrill of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Frank B. Milliken of Portland, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; has returned to Hebron Academy, page 69; Secretary of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; gave the Secretary's Report at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; violin solo at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; on the affirmative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; Declamation at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Mr. Moody, chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • James E. Moody of Turner, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; has returned to Hebron Academy, page 69; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; President of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Henry H. Morrill of Hebron, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84
  • Ernest B. Morse of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84
  • George Randall Morton of South Paris, Maine; post-graduate at Hebron Academy; of the Class of 1886; his poem on the occasion of the class reunion in the fall of 1886, pages 73-76.  The owner of this issue copy, Edith Lulu Packard, wrote in the margins next to George's poem.
  • H. F. Morton, Esq., of Paris, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • Walter E. Morton of Paris, Maine, Class of 1883 graduate of Hebron Academy - his March 10, 1887 marriage to fellow Hebron Academy graduate, Miss Elizabeth M. Whitman of Turner.  Mr. Morton had to leave Amherst College on account of ill health and has been assisting his father at Paris Manufacturing Company, as well as having taught painting and drawing at Hebron Academy.  The new couple moved to Aiken, South Carolina, to seek a better climate for Walter E. Morton's health, page 71
  • Edward H. Moulton of Bowdoinham, Maine; has left the Senior Class, page 68
N
  • Frank L. Nute of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
P
  • Jennie W. Packard of Hebron, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; elected to the Prudential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; on the Prudential Committee at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Zibeon L. Packard, Esq., of Hebron, Maine; Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy; also page 85 and 86
  • Ellery C. Park of Mexico, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 82  [2 places]; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; essay "Labore et Honore", pages 56-58; Salutatory, page 69; Chairman of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; on the Prudential Committee at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; elected to the Prudential Committee of the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association, page 70; on the negative side of a debate at the lyceum held on February 23, 1887, page 54; on the negative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72 
  • Fletcher A. Parlin of West Sumner, Maine; member and Vice-President of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83  [2 places]; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Annie I. Parsons of South Paris, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • George D. Pepper, a letter to Dr. Burrage on the need for a new building at Hebron Academy, page 72; President of Colby University, gave a lecture at Hebron Academy on March 31, 1887, pages 70 and 71
  • George P. Phenix, A.B., instructor in Sciences and French at Hebron Academy; borrowed equipment from Colby University to teach Chemistry and Physics, page 53; page 53; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; those needing wood sawed or snow shoveled should ask for the H.A. boys by contacting Mr. Phenix or Mr. Sargent, page 68; Vocal Solo at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • James Madison Pike, chosen President of the Class of 1886 at their Reunion in the fall of 1886, page 73
  • Joseph H. Porter of West Paris, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Annie M. Proctor of North Raymond, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • Alfred Pulsifer of Mechanic Falls, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
R
  • Bert M. Records of Paris, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Rev. S. D. Richardson of Tenant's Harbor, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy
  • Albert A. Richmond of North Paris, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; on the affirmative side of a debate at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72; chosen to speak at the prize contest in April, page 72
  • Alice A. Richmond of North Paris, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Prof. Rogers of Colby University - allowed Hebron Academy instructor George P. Phenix to use Colby equipment to teach Chemistry and Physics, page 53
  • Artel J. Russell of East Sumner, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 82; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
S
  • R. F. S., poem "Thy Will Be Done", page 67
  • William E. Sargent, A.M., Principal of Hebron Academy and instructor in Latin, Greek and Ancient History; also page 73;  member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; those needing wood sawed or snow shoveled should ask for the H.A. boys by contacting Mr. Phenix or Mr. Sargent, page 68
  • Vinton O. Severy of Turner, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Albert Shaw of Paris, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Mollie Shaw, chosen for the Committee of Arrangements of the Class of 1886 at their reunion in the fall of 1886, page 73
  • H. W. Shaylor, in charge of the writing department of Portland Business College, page 70
  • Charles W. Skillings of North Auburn, Maine; Editor-in-Chief of The Hebron Semester; member of the Senior Class of 1887, page 83;  Class History, page 69; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
  • Frank Snell of Paris, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84
  • Levi C. Sopher of South Poland, Maine; member and President of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83  [2 places]
  • C. M. Spear, Class of 1886, Graduation Essay, poem  "Mystery of Life", pages 63 and 64.  This copy's owner Edith Lulu Packard, wrote "Good" in the right margin; Class of 1886, poem "Trailing Arbutus", page 58
  • May I. Stearns of Paris, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887 and on its Committee of Arrangements, pages 82 and 83; instrumental duet with Miss Denning at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • William C. Stearns of Paris, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83
  • Edna M. Storer of West Poland, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Ernest W. Sturtevant of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Fred I. Sturtevant of Hebron, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Addie M. Sutton of Turner, Maine; member and Secretary of the Sophomore Class of 1889 and on its Committee of Arrangements, pages 83 [2 places] and 84; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70
  • George W. Sylvester of Turner, Maine; member and President of the Sophomore Class of 1889, pages 83 and 84
T
  • Mandeville L. Thayer of Turner, Maine; member of the Freshman Class of 1890, page 84
  • Susie S. Thurlow of Auburn, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 188 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]
  • Frank D. True of Portland, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888, page 83; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56; on the Hebron Academy Lyceum Association committee to appoint a Prudential Committee, page 70
  • Josie True of Turner, Maine; member of the Sophomore Class of 1889, page 84
  • Mrs. Turner - Hebron Academy students and faculty attacked her woodpile and had 5-1/2 cords of wood sawed, split and stacked in two hours, page 56
V
  • Albert Smith Ventres of Canton, Maine; member of the Junior Class of 1888 and on its Committee of Arrangements, page 83  [2 places]; member of the Wood-saw Brigade who helped saw, split and stack Mrs. Turner's 5-1/2 cords of wood in two hours, page 56
W
  • Elizabeth M. Whitman of Turner, Maine, Class of 1882; her March 10, 1887 marriage to fellow Hebron Academy graduate Walter E. Morton of Paris, Maine.  She attended Wellesley College.  The new couple moved to Aiken, South Carolina, to seek a better climate for Walter E. Morton's health, page 71
  • Mabel F. Whitman of Buckfield, Maine; member of the Senior Class of 1887 and on its Committee of Arrangements, pages 82 and 83; Prophecy, page 69; chosen to speak for the prize on April 22, 1887, page 70; Select Reading at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 23, 1887, page 72
  • Nellie L. Whitman, Preceptress of Hebron Academy and instructor in Mathematics and Bookkeeping; page 73
  • G. P. Whitney, Esq. of Oxford, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees of Hebron Academy