Saturday, April 1, 2017

April 1882 Issue of The Hebron Semester, Student Publication at Hebron Academy at Hebron, Maine


April 1882 issue of The Hebron Semester, a student publication of Hebron Academy at Hebron, Maine.  The editors were Lester L. Whitman, Edith B. Hooper and Albert M. Richardson.


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

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

The issue measures a bit more than 8-1/2" by 5-1/2" and contains 44 pages.  Images of all of the pages appear at the end of this post.


Included in this issue:
  • a two-page biography of former Hebron Academy student Albion K. Parris, who became Maine Governor and a U. S. Senator; pages 3-4
  • poetry throughout
  • a debate on the Anti-Chinese Bill held at the Hebron Academy Lyceum: Resolved, That Chinese Immigration Should be Prohibited.  Arguing against the bill: Lester L. Whitman; arguing in favor of the bill: Walter S. Bailey.   Pages 7-14.  [Hard to read in this day and age]
  • The Execution of King Charles; pages 15-16
  • Essay entitled "Printing", by George M. Atwood; pages 16-19
  • Valedictory; pages 20-21; sadly uncredited
  • Editorial notes, including:  pages 22-26
    • a progress report on the newly formed Hamlin Cadets
    • upcoming competition of male students' declamations and female students' readings - see the alphabetical list, which includes information on any students who competed
  • Board of Trustees; page 27
  • Board of Instructors; page 28
  • Students; pages 29-34
  • Academy information; pages 35-36
  • Advertisements; pages 37-44
    • E. S. Dunham of Hebron, Maine; groceries; page 37
    • J. H. Rawson of Paris, Maine; horse and cattle medicines; page 37
    • J. A. Bucknam & Co. of Mechanic Falls, Maine; fancy goods and insurance; page 38
    • O. B. & C. H. Dwinal of Mechanic Falls, Maine; clothing and footwear; page 38
    • Z. Lane, Watches and Clocks, Mechanic Falls, Maine; page 39
    • Elliott & Stowells of South Paris, Maine; clothing; page 39
    • Samuel Richards of South Paris, Maine; watchmaker and jeweler; page 40
    • Barber and Hairdresser at 1 Arcade, Hebron, Maine; page 40
    • J. U. P. Burnham of Norway, Maine; photographer; page 40
    • Dr. G. P. Jones, Dentist, of Norway, Maine; page 41
    • Frank H. Tilton, M.D., of Norway, Maine; page 41
    • J. M. Libby, Attorney, of Mechanic Falls, Maine; page 41
    • N. Gammon, Dentist, of Mechanic Falls, Maine; page 42
    • W. Watters, M.D., Homoeopathist, of Mechanic Falls, Maine; page 42
    • A. Lewis Gaubert, M.D., of Mechanic Falls, Maine; page 42
    • E. A. Thomas of Mechanic Falls, Maine; apothecary; page 43
    • D. B. Perry of Mechanic Falls, Maine; Furnishings and Carpets; page 43
    • E. B. Holden, M.D., of South Paris, Maine; druggist; page 44
    • N. D. Bolster of South Paris, Maine; dry goods; page 44

Alphabetical list of the names in this issue and the pages on which they appear

A
  • Arthur M. Alley of Hartford, Maine; 6 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 33
  • George M. Atwood, instructor in the Commercial Department, page 28; presumably not the student George M. Atwood, but perhaps a relative.
  • George M. Atwood of Buckfield, Maine; 7 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30; Captain of the Hamlin Cadets, page 24; essay "Printing", pages 16-21; declamation "The Burning of Chicago", page 25
  • W. H. Atwood, Esq. of Buckfield, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27
B
  • Hattie P. Bailey, instructor in Music, page 28; invited the students that remained in town on Fast-day to spend the evening at her home, page 22
  • Walter S. Bailey of Turner Centre, Maine; 1 Arcade, Class of 1882, Spring Term, page 29; debate "Anti-Chinese Bill - Resolved, That Chinese Immigration should be prohibited", presented at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 22, 1882 - Bailey was in favor of the bill; pages 11-14
  • Rillia M. Baird of Turner, Maine; 5 Bailey Block, Class of 1883 Spring Term, page 30; reading "How He Saved St. Michael's", page 25.  Her name was spelled as Rilla Bard in a previous issue.
  • Rev. F. W. Bakeman of Auburn, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27
  • Edward P. Barrell of South Turner, Maine; 9 Bailey Block, Class of 1883 Spring Term, page 30.  Could he be Edward P. Barrows?
  • Edgar F. Barrows of South Paris, Maine; 10 Bailey Block, Spring Term, page 33
  • Edward P. Barrows, declamation "The Greatness of Napoleon", page 25.  Could he be Edward P. Barrell?
  • Eva Barrows of Hebron, Maine; 1 Red Lion, Spring Term, page 33.  reading "The Romance of the Swan's Nest", page 25
  • Adjutant Beal of the State of Maine, page 24
  • Villa M. Berry of West Sumner, Maine; 10 Trustee House, Class of 1883 Spring Term, page 30;  reading "The Ballad of Breakneck", page 25
  • Hon. Percival Bonney of Portland, Maine; President of the Board of Trustees; page 27
  • W. L. Bonney, Esq., of Turner, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27
  • Charles F. Bridgham of West Minot, Maine; 6 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 33
  • Ina E. Bridgham of Minot, Maine; 2 Bearce's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Elizabeth Briggs of Chase's Mills, Maine; 1 Bray's, Spring Term, page 33
  • Wallace E. Bruce of Hebron, Maine; 7 Everett Block, Class of 1882, Spring Term; page 29.  declamation "Charles Sumner", page 25
  • Mrs. W. B. Bucknam, instructor in Drawing and Painting, page 28
  • Corry A. Bumpus of Auburn, Maine; 2 Arcade, Spring Term, page 33
  • Horatio A. Bumpus of Hebron, Maine; 3 Arcade, Class of 1883 Spring Term, page 30
C
  • Addie J. Chase of Chase's Mills, Maine; 1 Bray's, Spring Term, page 33
  • Hattie E. Clifford of South Paris, Maine; 2 Bailey Block, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Isabelle Cromwell, A.B., Preceptress and instructor in French and Natural Sciences, page 28; leading a class in gymnastics, page 23
  • S. P. Cushman, Esq. of Hebron, Maine; Treasurer of the Board of Trustees; page 27
D
  • Minnie A. Davy of West Minot, Maine; 3 Bearce's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Nellie J. Decoster of West Minot, Maine; 2 Red Lion, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
E
  • Nelson G. Elder of South Paris, Maine; 9 Bailey Block, Spring Term, page 33
  • Minnie L. Everett of Hebron, Maine; 2 Parsonage, Spring Term, page 33
  • Sherman V. Everett of Poland, Maine; 10 Bailey Block, Spring Term, page 33
F
  • Ada E. Farris of West Minot, Maine; 3 Bailey Block, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Dorrillous P. Foye of Canton, Maine; 1 Parsonage, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30
G
  • Nellie M. Glover of Hebron, Maine; Mrs. Glover's, Spring Term, page 33
  • Annie Graves of Hebron, Maine; 2 Bray's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Fred P. Gurney of Hebron, Maine; Mr. Gurney's, Spring Term, page 33
H
  • Persis A. Hall of North Buckfield, Maine; 10 Trustee House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30;  reading "Mother and Poet", page 25
  • Lizzie P. Hammond of Paris, Maine; 4 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30; reading "The Polish Boy", page 25
  • Charles B. Haskell of Oxford, Maine; 6 Bray's, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30
  • O. A. Hayford, Esq. of Canton, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27
  • Edith B. Hooper of Turner, Maine; 1 Brick Block, Class of 1882; Spring Term, page 29; Editor of The Hebron Semester, page 3; reading "The Angels of Buena Vista", page 25
  • Hattie A. Hooper of Paris, Maine; 9 Trustee House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30; reading "An Order for a Picture", page 25
  • Herbert R. Howard of West Minot, Maine; 6 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 34
  • Clinton Howe of Hebron, Maine; 6 Trustee House, Spring Term, page 34
  • Helen Howe of Hebron, Maine; 3 Trustee House, Spring Term, page 34
I
  • Sadie A. Irish of New Gloucester, Maine; 2 Brick Block, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
J
  • Alma Jordan of Mechanic Falls, Maine; 3 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 34
  • Edgar A. Jordan of Mechanic Falls, Maine; Bray's, Spring Term, page 34
K
  • George E. Kavanough of Oxford, Maine; 2 Arcade, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
L
  • Governor John D. Long of Massachusetts, a Hebron Academy alumnus, presented the Academy with his portrait, page 23
M
  • Fred M. Marshall of Hebron, Maine; 3 Arcade, Spring Term, page 34
  • Lizzie E. Marshall of Paris, Maine; 1 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30; reading "Too Late for the Train", page 25
  • W. W. Mayo, A.B., Principal and instructor in Latin and Greek, page 28; also mentioned on page 22
  • Allice C. Merrill of Hebron, Maine; 2 Parsonage; Spring Term, page 34
  • Jennie E. Millett of West Minot, Maine; 3 Bearce's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Sophia D. Morgan of Upper Gloucester, Maine; 1 Everett Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30
  • Clarence Morrill of South Poland, Maine; 4 Bearce's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Julia P. Morton of Paris, Maine; 9 Trustee House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30; reading "The Loss of the Narwhale", page 25
  • Walter P. Morton of Paris, Maine; 5 Trustee House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 30
P
  • Bertha L. Packard of Hebron, Maine; 2 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 34
  • Minnie L. Packard of West Auburn, Maine; 3 Trustee House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31; reading "The Legend of Bregens", page 25
  • Zibeon L. Packard, Esq. of Hebron, Maine; Secretary of the Board of Trustees; page 27; page 36
  • Florrie E. Page of West Minot, Maine; 2 Red Lion, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • Lula L. Penley of South Paris, Maine; 1 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31
  • Laura D. W. Perkins of West Minot, Maine; 1 Bearce's, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
  • George P. Phenix of Deering, Maine; 4 Trustee House, Class of 1882, Spring Term, 29; declamation "Webster's Reply to Hayne", page 25
  • Bertie A. Phillips of East Raymond, Maine; 4 Everett Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31
  • James M. Pike of Hebron, Maine; 3 Arcade, Spring Term, page 34
  • Evvie G. Pratt of Oxford, Maine; 4 Everett Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31
  • Henry C. Prince of Buckfield, Maine; 7 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31
R
  • Charles H. Record of Chase's Mills, Maine; 6 Bray's, Spring Term, page 34
  • Nellie Record of Hebron, Maine; 2 Everett Block, Spring Term, page 34
  • Albert M. Richardson of Hebron, Maine; Mr. Richardson's, postgraduate, Class of 1882, Spring Term, 29; Editor of The Hebron Semester, page 3
  • Rev. S. D. Richardson of Hebron, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27
S
  • L. Curtis Sopher of South Poland, Maine; Bearce's, Spring Term, page 34
  • Frank P. Stearns of Paris, Maine; 2 Bailey Block, Class of 1882, Spring Term, 29; declamation "The Future of our Country", page 25; Corporal of the Hamlin Cadets, page 24
  • Henry K. Stearns of Paris, Maine; 2 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31; declamation "The Eve of Waterloo", page 25
  • Joseph B. Sturtevant of Scarborough, Maine; 7 Everett Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31; First Lieutenant of the Hamlin Cadets, page 24
T
  • Cora E. Thayer of New Gloucester, Maine; 2 Brick House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31; reading "The Painter Seville", page 25
  • Nellie A. Thayer of New Gloucester, Maine; 2 Brick House, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31;  reading "The Ride of Jennie McNeal", page 25
  • Rossie O. Tilton of Buckfield, Maine; 5 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31; reading "New Year's Eve", page 27
  • Henry T. Tirrell of Canton, Maine; 1 Parsonage, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31;  declamation "Toussaint", page 25
  • Ardelle M. Tozier of Fort Fairfield, Maine; 6 Bailey Block, Class of 1884, Spring Term, page 32
W
  • Lizzie M. Washburn of Minot, Maine; 4 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31
  • Lester L. Whitman of Turner, Maine; 1 Arcade, Class of 1882, Spring Term, 29; Editor of The Hebron Semester, page 3; debate "Anti-Chinese Bill - Resolved, That Chinese Immigration should be prohibited", presented at the Hebron Academy Lyceum on March 22, 1882 - Lester was against the bill, pages 7-11.  Sergeant of the Hamlin Cadets, page 24; declamation "Regulus to the Carthaginians", page 25
  • Lizzie M. Whitman of Turner, Maine; 1 Brick Block, Class of 1882, Spring Term, 29; reading "Miss Maloney on the Chinese Question", page 25
  • Nellie L. Whitman, instructor in Mathematics, page 28; the only teacher not to be teaching during the Summer Term of May 9-June 30; page 24
  • G. P. Whitney, Esq. of Oxford, Maine; member of the Board of Trustees, page 27Y
Y
  • Emma E. Young of Portsmouth, New Hampshire; 8 Bailey Block, Class of 1883, Spring Term, page 31




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