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M A URI C E W I LL I A M L O R D , A 'I' n " O l lie "

" T h e re is a ch <Yrd in e ve1 y h a1 t t ha t h as a s igh in it, if touched a r igh t . "

Coburn l a s ical I n titute, Wate rville, Maine ; M a il ing Clerk Colby E h o ; A ssistant Bu ine s Man ager Echo 3 ; B u ine M a nageT Echo 4. To b e q u iet. sensible, j u s t u naffected and d i ligent r e< 1 u i res chara:­ ter in the i n ner man. We extend the ymbol o f extreme serenity ·.o Maurice for he mak s less noi · e than d s the rising moon. Hi soli­ tude is often dis:onccrting. but to h i s f r i nds, who k now and under­ stand h i m . many t h i ngs are revealed. Ma urice has the happy faculty of t h i n k i n g before speaking and o f going about h i daily work i n an unobtrusive m a n ner. A conscientious worker he proceeds ::dong -.he ··even tenor of h i way · · enj y i ng t h company o( his friends, the success o f hi' classmates. the acti v i t i s o f college days. Hi' k i n d n ss is evident when needed most a n d h i good v i rtue and ympathy have given him a niche in o u r memory that will grow deeper a tim toll o ff the years.

W I LL I A M A L E X A "Bill"

D E R MA

O M B E R , ..l K E

B . M . C . D u rfee H . S . , F a l l R i ver, M a . ; M a ine Central I nstitute ; Mystics 2 ; H a l lowe l l P ri ze Speaking onte t 2 ; I ntercol legiate Debate 2 ; Vice-President l as 2; O RACLE B oard 3 ; C l a s H i storian 3 ; J u n i o r P rom C om­ mittee 3; E picurean 4 ; E ditor-in-Ch ief O RACLE 4 ; B u i nes M a nager of White Mu.le 4 ; Secretary-Treas­ urer of Student Counc i l 4 ; C l a G i ft Comm ittee ; T reas­ u rer of Debating Society 2, 3 ; P i Kappa Delta 2, 3 , 4 ; Ten ni 1 , 2, 3, 4 ; a pta i n 2, 3 , 4 ; W e are r of the " C " . I f B i l l continue to advance after graduating a he ha i n r n llege, then you may be a.;:sured that he w i l l a c c o m p l i ' h big t h i ngs. By steady p l ugging a n d a w i l l i ngn ss t o t a k e o n e x t r a w o r k he ha c l imbed to the top of the ladder d u r i n g his four years at Colby. H is w i l l i n g ness to lend a helping h a n d , bi per ·everance, n n <l h i s w i n n i ng s m i le are known a nd ad m i r<"d by a l l. He is a rare o m b i nation of scholar, ath lete. a n d gentl man. Although h e ha' done a large amount o f work outside o f college . he has managed to fi n d t i me o m i x i n t a great m a n y r.ampus activities.

WA LDO LI C O L N M AC P H E RS O N , A T n "Linc"

"I ?ruu st have la 1·g�r fields to conq11.er." Abington H i gh School ; Mystic s ; F reshman B a nquet Comm ittee ; Sophomore Hop Committee ; J un ior P rom Comm ittee ; Echo Reporter 1 ; Associ ate E d i tor 2 ; M a naging E d itor 3 ; Secretary A t hletic Council 3 ; P res­ i dent of Athletic Association 4 ; P resident Colby P ress Club 3 ; Varsity Footb al l 2 ; T rack 2 ; Freshman Foot­ bal l Coach 3 ; M u rray P r i ze Debate 2 ; H a l lowell P r i ze Speaking Contest 2 ; Asst. in Economics 4 ; Pi Gamma M u ; Honor R o l l 2, 3 , 4 ; I nterfraternity T rack 2, 3 : I n terfraternity H ockey 4 ; Treasurer I nterfraternity B a sketbal l League 4 . A good student a n d a wonderful friend. His h u mor i s r a r e a n d caustic, a n d bis presence a guarantee o f m i rth a n d good fello,vship. "'Li nc" has h i s own p b i lo ophy o f l i fe which hould lead him where'r be w ills. Waldo posses es a p i r i t o f confidence that is refreshing. Hi judgment i s admirable and his heart on-'! o f gold. We who have associated with h i m feel honored a n d u p l ifted becau e o f his i n fl uence upon us. ' " Linc" i extremely versat ile and yet does all t h i ngs well. Opport u n ity need k nock but once for t h is young ma n .

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