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Show Hide text for 1913 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 102 of the 1913 volume: “ •fK 1Y CLASS B NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN PUBLISHED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR CLASS ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS 19 13 THE ANDOVER PRESS ANDOVER, MASS. WE, THE CLASS OF 1913, GRATEFULLY DEDICATE THIS BOOK TO OUR FRIEND, HELPER AND GUIDE BERTHA BAILEY MISS BERTHA BAILEY twMw Vt y ow " tAW |B»vov C- CLASS BOOK BOARD 1913 Olga Erickson Marion Martin Hazel Smith, Hildegarde Gutterson Jane Newton Helen Danforth, Dorothy Perkins Enid Baush Helen Boyd Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Assistant Business Managers Literary Editor Assistant Literary Editors Art Editor Assistaid Art Editor SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS COLLEGE ACADEMIC Class Motto — Als - Ich - Kan Class Motto — Dare to be true Class Color — Green Class Color — Purple Ethel Rand President Olga Erickson President Dorothy Perkins Jane Newton Vice-President Helen Danforth Secretary Margaret Wilkins Treasurer Treasurer and Secretary COMPLIMENTS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CLASS ' 13 FROM ONE OF BOSTON ' S LEADING PHOTOGRAPHERS C. Amsden — " Isn ' t she vivacious? " E. Baush — " You have a tendency to close your mouth t oo tight. " H. Bovd -- " What ever will we do with those little love curls? " L. Coe — " Now you ' re a credit to Nehraska. " C. Crittenden — " Now he a nice little lady. " H. Danforth — " Oh now girls, doesn ' t she look sincere? " M. Day — " This suits your style, make it stylish, Harry. " O. Erickson — " No, not pretty, beautiful. " M. Erving — " Twinkle up and show the dimple. " E. Francis — " Now stand straight and look athletic. " M. Goild — " Too bad the color of her hair won ' t show in the picture. " A. Harsh — " Now she looks sweet, doesn ' t she, girls? " H. Hersey — " Harry, make this serious. " M. Keane — " She ' s a little bashful, eh, girls? " E. Kendall — " There, they are all jealous of this pose. " M. Martin — " Stop laughing. Ain ' t she just the limit? " J. Newton — " You have an undignified nose. " M. Parshley — " Come now, mind your Uncle Harry. " D. Perkins — " Now, honey, be good. " M. Peters — " Now here ' s a good one for the Class Book. " E. Pickles — " Make a large one of this pose, Harry. " E. Rand — " Just a little smile. " H. Smith — " Eyes just a little to the left. " C. Toye — " Don ' t be in a hurry to leave, lots of time. " E. Wade — " Notice the twinkle about the eyes, Harry. " M. Wilkins — " Head up a little to avoid the double chin. " W o are gou? Oh you round and fat and funny, Like a little Easter bunny ! What or who are you? Oh you with the Mona eyes ! She can flirt if she half tries. Say, babe, who are you ? Little bald-head, winsome lass, If you but looked in your glass ! Goodness! Who are you? There ' s one with a cunning face. Look ! she has a boyish grace ! For shame! Who are you? Who is that with mouth so wide, Hitched up high on either side? Speak, Fido ! who are you? And so you have a tooth, my dear ! But then, that ' s not so very queer. Break it ! Who are you ? Here ' s one with almost a nose On her face, just like a rose. Please tell! Who are you? Look at her with stuck-up ear! Guess there ' s nothing you won ' t hear! Gossip ! Who are you ? See the child with scowling mien ! Looks as if she ' d like to scream. Yell it! Who are you? Here ' s a babe that looks quite shy, See the twinkle in her eye ! Come now! Who are you? You were some child, so it is said, With bows on each side of your head. Little flirt, who are you ? Babies all look good to me. For I love each one, you see, Because they ' re seniors. If you ask her " Who are you? ' She will tell you (and it ' s true) " I ' m a member of the class, The best that ' s ere been seen, For I ' m one of the lucky girls In Class 1913. " II CHARLOTTE AMSDEX Windsor, Vermont ENID BAUSH 419 Summer Avenue Springfield, Massachusetts 12 HELEN BOYD 1437 Central Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana LOUISE COE Nebraska City, Nebraska 13 CORNELIA CRITTENDEN 1527 South 27th Street Lincoln, Nebraska HELEN DANFORTH 4616 Hazel Avenue Chicago, Illinois 14 MARGARET DAY 9 Federal Street Brunswick, Maine L OLGA ERICKSON 27 Athelwold Street Dorchester, Massachusetts 15 MARY ERVING Salem Street Axdover, Massachusetts EDNA FRANCIS Rartlet Street Axdover, Massachusetts 16 MARION GOULD 58 Thorndike Street Lawrence, Massachusetts ALICE HARSH Abbot Street Andover, Massachusetts 17 HELEN HERSEY Hingham, Massachusetts MARGARET KEAXE Central Street Andover, Massachusetts 18 EDITH KENDALL 7 Chest nut Street Andover, Massachusetts MARION MARTIN 45 Harvard Street Lowell, Massachusetts 19 JANE NEWTON 54 Greer Street Brookline, Massachusetts MARION PARSHLEY 6 Warren Street Winchester, Massachusetts 20 DOROTHY PERKINS Newark, New York MARY PETERS Frye Village Axdover, Massachusetts 21 ESTHER PICKLES 6 Warren Street Lawrence. Massachusetts ETHEL RAND 26 Eleventh Avenue Haverhill, Massachusetts 22 HAZEL SMITH East Haverhill, Massachusetts KATHERINE TO YE 226 Salem Street Lawrence, Massachusetts 23 EDITH WADE Salem Street Andover, Massachusetts MARGARET W ILK INS c-o Major Welkins United States Army 24 Dear Abbot, as from thee we part, Our school life o ' er today, Thy memory sweet shall be our guide, Along our strange, new way. In years gone by, we ' ve tried to hold The strong, straight course thou ' st led; In years to come, we ' ll still be true To thee, our Pilot-head. With loving, saddened hearts today, We plant this young spruce tree, Through future years to symbolize Unchanging constancy. In wind and storm may it grow strong And learn to love the fight, And so may we life ' s challenge meet And " dare be true " to the right. The passer-by, beneath our tree, Its restful shade will find. So may our lives b road shadows cast, To shelter wronged mankind. Oh Alma Mater, fare thee well, With courage we depart, To fill our place whate ' er it be, Thy love within each heart. H. D. 25 Class f tstorp Early in September we, the class of nineteen hundred and thirteen, elected the officers for our Senior Middle year. We had a very successful year in spite of the fact that we felt as if we had the burdens of the school upon our shoulders. Our Senior Middle banquet and play were undoubtedly the most important events of the year. The most impressive occasion, which touched the heart of every Middler. was our first invitation into the Senior Parlor after the Seniors ' banquet. We then began to realize our responsibilities for the coming year and wished that we could be as successful as the class of 1912. The next time our class met together was early in September in the Senior Parlor, to elect our officers, and we made an attempt to find a motto — but as we were unsuccessful we decided that our theory must have been " Better late than never, " as we have just accomplished that task. Of course we felt our responsibilities at the opening of the Senior year. Our minds were filled with dread at the thought of taking Psychology, Ethics, and Theism. As we look back, we hope that, whatever we may have failed to grasp in the wide range of the Philosophy course we have at least learned that the successful road towards happiness lies in the doing of the greatest amount of good for others. Early in October we went on a straw ride to the North Andover Country Club and there we had a very enjoyable time. Shortly after Christmas vacation, came the Senior dance for the Senior Middlers 26 and friends. Miss Bailey gave ns a delightful tea in her rooms the afternoon before the dance. Our greatest enthusiasm and excitement was shown when Miss Bailey told us she had planned a midwinter vacation trip for us at Intervale, New Hampshire. Our pleasure in all the winter sports was increased many fold by the proud feeling that we were the first Abbot Senior class that had ever had a midwinter holiday! It was at Intervale that we learned that we needed no tonic for our appetites. Our Senior play has caused us much hard work and denial of many hours of outdoor exercise, but we hope that its success was worth our labor. We shall have our banquet early in June which will be one of our last meetings as a class. The year is fast coming to a close and it is with sorrow that I write of it. The sad part of it is that no matter how many times we come back to our Alma Mater things can never be the same. We make our farewells regretfully, wishing that all the classes to come may feel that they are the heirs of all that Abbot has been, and that they have a part in all that she is to be. O. M. E. 27 LT - tf -s i • v» POPULAR SONGS Everybody ' s Two-step Be My Little Bumble Bee Laughing Love Everybody Loves R Chicken Venus Waltz Casey Jones Take Me Back to Babyland Parisienne Mind the Paint Wedding Glide The Quaker Girl You Are My Great Big Blue Eyed Baby Tres Moutard Good-night Nurse 28 Miss Bailey Miss Kelsey Miss Mason Miss Chickering Miss Howey Miss Runner Miss Bancroft Miss Sherman Frau Cramer Miss Turnbull Miss Dowd Miss Wilkins Miss McLane Miss Aldred ' pligllis Bracks %c tn %anstt m Silitt %nr3h iftartim Jilartin iloHirmt l cwtxs wtettcs ;Xomta JUl n J axion T raoks l tltn IBanfoxih Xfis %xitkson ©lijj %xititst n Milbxtb |St3rn ;Kuih Jenkins •Uvitlitvm M( lo-iialil ' iu Max$axtl l txxQ %thn WaxStib Jftaxgastl 3Jljlthjs ISntturarji Mtmbtxs J txiha. T allrQ (£t nsl intt iSuiitxsott Saris £ux »tx ' SFxanxtB !$0xits Jflaxlan JtL ' ibblthxvok " i-ouist i luimvistm tpnoror iHrmbfr — iBi-rJlio ISailru Chnrlntit 5unsh n » J ltanox fSturllrH -tlUlSf 0 fl n Ifijjusront tsHier Truths Jftarit lUinso l§imt rarg jBrmbrr — %erlim P«iilf a Boatiring cf)ool art 1st Why docs a girl come to boarding school if not with the gen- erous intention of kindly borrowing her friend ' s dresses in order that the owner may see how well they look on another. Doubt- less they ma} 7 look far better on the friend. This will please the owner and show the dress off to good advantage. 2nd If your friend has a good looking diamond ring, why hesitate to ask her to lend it to you for a few days? Never mind if it is an engagement ring. Wouldn ' t a friend be glad to lend anything to a friend? 3rd What if you need a hat to match your dress and your neighbor has " just what you want " ? Of course borrow it. What if it is a rainy day? Someone will lend you an umbrella to protect it. (Doubtless someone has yours). 4th You are invited to a dance unexpectedly and " you haven ' t a thing " to wear. Your best friend has a new Paris dress — but she is away — . Go right in and get it. She wouldn ' t care even if she has never worn it herself. Just one evening ' s wear won ' t hurt it. 5th As for stamps, silk, needles, thread, ribbon, collars, ties, handker- chiefs, pins, candy, crackers, spoons, cups, plates, soap, paper, pencils, pens, magazines, twenty-five or (fifty cents ,and such trifles, take them at anytime and think no more about it. They are too small to return. So, girls, if you live in this way, your free and easy manner will charm all and you will be welcomed anywhere. 39 Miss Wilkins (Geology class): " What follows the ice stream? " B. S. (immediately) : " Sauce. " M. W — s (drowsily) : " Demi tasse. " Miss Bailey (discussing early forms of government among the Hebrews): " What are the Judges? — Charlotte, don ' t you know? " Charlotte (thoughtfully): " Why — er — I met one once but I don ' t seem to remember his name. " M. W — s (on Art paper) : " Caravaggio saw the worsted side of life. " M. F. (in English) : " Lancelot entered a monkery and became a holy man. " " What is a craven? " D. Pill: " A black crow. " Selection from Matthew Arnold ' s Thysis. " Proserpine, among whose crowned hair " Olga (interrupting): " Who ' s she, Arnold ' s wife? " Miss Bailey : " What was the Roman idea of temperance, Hazel, and how do you know when to stop? " Hazel : " Stop before anything happens. " Teacher: " What is a stalactite ornament? " C. C. : " One that looks like an ice-sickle. " H. D., M. W. : In Art note-book — " Arch of Titus. Sports from Jerusalem. " Correct form — " Arch of Titus. Spoils from Jerusalem. " Teacher (in English Class) : " What is the characteristic English foot? " H. Hanscom: " The left. " 41 H. Boyd: " Is purgatory on an island? " Miss Howey: " Yes. " H. Boyd: " Oh yes, but what is around it? " Miss Howey: " W-a-t-e-r. " Miss Wilkin (in spelling class) : " Marion V., what is the feminine of Abbot? " M. Vittum : " Oh, you mean the masculine — Phillips. " Miss Wilkins : " In geology we study about (class disturbing her) — er, oh you Class of Rocks. " Miss Sherman: " How long did you spend on your French? " G. Phillips : " The whole night. " Miss Sherman : " Do you mean to say you sat up and studied all night? " G. Phillips : " Oh no. I put the book under my pillow when I went to bed. " G. Phillips (translating) : " II conduitait un mouton. He led a mutton. " G. Phillips (History class) : " Er a — yes — well — er he was the governor and he was at the head. " Miss Chickcring looked rather puzzled. G. Phillips: " Well, what are you talking about, Miss Chickering? " Miss Chickering: " Oh, I ' m not talking, Gladys, you are. " Mr. Ashton : " Cut the knives off sharp so when they come down on the turnips. " Miss Runner (to Marion Parshley) : " Marion, will you have parsley? " A. Knox : " Did you know there were a good many cases of measles on the hill? " Helen Blood: " No, are they guaranteed? " 42 jftt prases from 3ttctton " Favors to none — to all she smiles extends, Oft she rejects, but never once offends. " Miss Bailey " Leave writing plays and choose for thy command Some peaceful province in an Acrostic-Land. " The dancing pair, that sought renown, By holding out to tire each other down. " H. B. O. E. M. H. F. S. " I could be bounded in a nutshell And count myself a king of infinite Space, were it not that I have bad dreams. " D. P. (either) " Oh, that this too solid flesh might melt. " M. B. " Swans sing before they die, ' twere no bad thing Did certain persons die before they sing. " " The crow doth sing as sweetly. " Fidelio " A good babe, lustv and like to live. " M. V. " By heaven, she weeps. " M. B. " Neither a borrower nor a lender be. " (We had one once but it left) " Methinks the lady doth protest too much. " M. K. 43 " E ' en the slight hairbell raised its head Elastic ' neath her airy tread. " L. T. " See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil. " Student Council " The Spring has come, I hear the birds. " " Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast. " Faculty Play " At every word a reputation dies. " The Henners M. A. H. Smy — ■ " A source of innocent merriment. " " I seem a little tired and I long for rest. " " Her voice was ever soft Gentle, low, an excellent thing in woman. " " She raves, her words are loose As heaps of sand, and scattering wide from sense. ' " Where peace and rest can never dwell. " .V. C. E. S. Rooms 19-20-21 " I have been in love this many and manv a vear. " I chatter, chatter as I go. " I shall never love again. " Her coming was heard for miles about. Her pen is mightier than her sword. " . Smith J. Nv-s A. K. D. B. K. Mc. J. N. 44 " A skeleton in armor. " M. B ks in a gym suit " Whose little body lodged a mightv mind. " D.P-- kins " Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly beauties shoot. " " Gone but not forgotten. " " Here comes the little villain. " " I must sleep now. " M. B---r Class of 1912 D. P-l y C. A. Did ever mortal eye behold such heavenly grace? " E. L. and C. L. Look not mournfully into the past, It comes not again. Improve the present, It is thine. " Miss Chickering Notice (to all who may be interested) : " Little Trix " is as able to take care of dogs (if they come by the string) as her sister was before her. We might add that this is the only kind of dogs she seems fond of. 45 aftbot Courant Alumnae Notes, 1919 Edna Francis and Edith Wade have both hung out their shingles as professional basketball coaches. Both girls were noted for their skill in this active female sport while members of this school in ' 13. Some very good articles have been appearing lately in the Good Housekeeping Magazine and the writer is an old Abbot girl — Hazel Smith. At last Abbot has produced a famous actress. Charlotte Amsden is starring in the Vermont Stock Company as " Sleeping Beauty. " The critics make one comment only - " Miss Amsden is still unable to control her violent sneezing. " The illustrious Olga Marie Erickson is still as fond of music as of yore, so having captured a drummer, she is now very busy leading a baker band. Beatrice Fairfax at last has an able helper in the person of Marion Gould. Miss Gould received her training in her several years as resi- dent in Abbot Academy. Our beloved schoolmate, Marion Martin, famous for fainting and all such ladylike accomplishments, has bravely cast aside these attract- ive yet frivolous charms and has become head of a large hospital. Ethel Rand has at last started to begin to commence to do life ' s work converting the heathen on Mouse Isle. Her classmates will appreciate her sacrifice when they realize that the isle received its name from its overrun condition by those animals known as the terror of women. 46 Our little golden-haired maid, Mary Helen Boyd, has opened a tlorist shop in Andover, running in competition with Mrs. Playdon. White roses, the emblem of maidenly purity, are the main product. A very interesting book entitled " To choose or not to choose, " or " B - B - G -, " has lately been published. This book discusses the merits, charms, and accomplishments of three interesting personalities. The authoress is Miss Crittenden. A noble cause has at last been espoused by a noble woman. Helen Danforth will fight for the Y. W. C. A. movement in Chicago, Germany, and Andover. Jane Newton is very energetically aiding Mr. Thompson-Seton in perfecting the plans of the Boy Scout movement in America. Enough said. Playing heroine with the Warren Carrigan Film Co. Inc. is an old Abbot girl, Helen Hersey. Although very quiet while here, her life is now one of motion. Marion Parshley is leading a useful literary existence which may puzzle her friends until they learn that she is contributing humorous selections to Life. A matter of great interest has been brought before the eyes of the public in the discovery of a method of talking exclusively with the eyes. Miss Day claims that its chief excellence lies in the fact that it saves the voice. Katherine Toye is very busy writing an improved Virgil translation for the use of future students of this interesting novel. Mary Peters is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company. She is making a great success plaving in the role of " Walther " in " Wilhelm Tell. " 47 We have one sad report. Esther Pickles, after a brilliant career at college has disappointed all her classmates by quietly settling down and marrying a mere man. Isn ' t it interesting to note that Alice Harsh is at the head of an Inquiry Bureau. She received excellent practice in this art while a " stude " at the " fem-sem. " Mary Erving is superintending the new Andover Jewelry Store which is a branch of Tiffany ' s: Engagement rings are to be the specialty. Louise Coe, after many years of meditation and careful considera- tion, has at last consented to publish her revised edition of the Laws of Gravitation, in a book dedicated to her former teacher, Miss Nellie Mason. Our Dorothy Perkins rose three months hence to rival Mrs. Pank- hurst in valiantly advancing the noble cause of " Woman ' s Suffrage. " It is noticed that her chief conversions are among the opposite sex. Margaret Wilkins is still attempting to make the district around Mount Washington a second Switzerland for winter sports, Skiing being the most attractive feature. P. S. — H. D. spends her " long " here. Margaret Keane is planning to spend a charming summer as a guest of Frau Cramer. There is even a photographer, Enid Baush, in the celebrated class of ' 13. The inspiration came to her while at Abbot Academy, — how, I cannot tell. Her proofs are said to be excellent, but as yet have not been on public exhibition, due to the artist ' s shy nature. 48 tat is t its NAME O. Erickson H. Danforth M. WlLKINS E. Baush M. Martin D. Perkins H. Smith H. Boyd K. McLaughlin B. Hadley H. Gutterson H. Warfield M. Middlebrook M. Brooks W. Warren A. Knox L. Erickson B. Fiske R. Jenkins notorious for her poetry her walk California poppies founding society of the " Lukes ' the " Hunger Strike " mails — males frivolity her smiles blushing lack of ready funds " ground grips " her stoop giggling her gym work whining color schemes embarrassment speed her psyche OBJECT IN COMING FOND OF TO ABBOT to study nature her " dingle " to establish a kindergarten plato to teach us to sing Hj mn violets No. 1 86 to become acquainted with lavender the faculty to make money on the Trix ' s notebooks Class Book to get out of it gentlemen to learn economics " Brother - ' to learn to " hen " her violin to learn to study writing letters Junebugs to learn to economize horses to lead the Progressive party singing to write letters Cornell to study ( ?) " our big brothers " to hear the " spice " laughing for poise her twin to get in touch with the neighbors Field glasses to be a " Pied-Piper " petticoats to tell jokes wild adventures to study " bugology " dancing OBJECT IN LIFE to become a Baker to become better acquainted to runabout to put one over on Time Father to be a farmer matrimony to diffuse " sweetness and light " to gain Frank-ness to start a library to be a second Pankhurst to have a good time to " come out " to get fat uncertain to help the good cause along to defend others excitement to get clean 4? Changes In former years the teachers heard A most familiar plea, For when a girl was late to class, The hell rang early, you see. But with the electric clock in charge, That excuse is out of date; For if a perfect lady is slow Whom can she blame — but Fate? By social group rules we tried to live, We could not do as we would, But always tried our best to act As — " we of a family " should. Our group is wider now we find, From rules we ' ll never be free; We walk and talk as ladies should, We — " a community. " H. D. H. D. 50 (flpolofliej to St v. iftiplinfl) When every mid-year was written We said farewell to dull care, Met Mr. Seth Bassett and hied away To Intervale ' s mountain air. There we rested (and faith, we did need it,) For Rex was the man of all work. It was ice water here and hot water there, He certainly worked like a Turk. At the Bellivue we all were happy, Had the winter sports without end. We skied and we skated and snowshoed, Were so stiff we could hardly bend. Every bump, every bruise we acquired, From many and many a fall, Were on exhibition each evening — We were proud of them one and all. 51 There was no one there to sting us, And no one there to blame. We had no bells for breakfast, But we got there just the same. And now just a word to the Middlers — Pass your mid-years without fail, And next year when you are Seniors, Give our love to old Intervale. H. D. Oh, the way we spend our money It kind of strikes me funny, But by it comes the " ad, " So why should we be sad. J. N. 52 fRlOftV MIGHT Oh, you girls, Oh, you girls, With your straight hair that curls Whenever occasions demand; Each girl is so sweet, And each one looks so neat, Awaiting the Friday night " man. " He ' s a lad of sixteen As you doubtless have seen, But still he is bolder than brass; So he waits straight and tall, For his own baby doll, Entreating the moments to pass. 53 And the bell it will ring, And the maid she will bring Some cards to a very choice few. Each girl rushes in, The Alcove to win — What a shame that there couldn ' t be two! This half hour of bliss Not a maiden would miss, For isn ' t that plenty of time For him to tell you He ' ll always be true? Sufficient — I ' ve finished this rhvme. appreciation of Crtr ' s otcboofe Oh you notebooks, What would we do When exam, time comes If it weren ' t for you? We may laugh at your length And your minute detail. But when exam, time comes We know you ' ll not fail. M. M. 54 afternoon Brtgatoe Half a block, half a block, Half a block onward, All trudging down the street, A good half hundred. " Forward the Abbot Brigade ! Rush for the feed ! " she said. Into the department of food Strode the half hundred. " Forward the Abbot Brigade! " Was there a girl dismayed? Not though the stoutest knew She ' d gain a pound or two. Hers not to make reply, Hers not to reason why, Hers but to eat and sigh. Into the unwholesome food Dove the half hundred. Cake to right of them, Cake to left of them, Cake to front of them Beckoned and tempted; Urged on by cake so swell, Boldly they ate and well, Into their jaws it fell, Into their mouths quite well, Foolish half hundred. 55 J. N. l ljpmc Sing a song of ices And I ' ll tell yon where to go — Either to the Tea Room Or else to Mr. Lowe. Blessed be the candle That ever gives ns light. Regardless of electricity It burns through all the night. Speaking of mottos for the Senior class — " Do it now. " Popular, beyond comprehension Used more than dreamed of Cosy, as could be expected Yet silent with all its secrets. — The Alcove Brooksie has a conscience, Its influence is strong; For everywhere that Brooksie goes, That conscience trots along. Alice had a Billy-boy. With measles he came down, So Abbot had no gentlemen When Friday night came ' ronn ' . Martin and Perk went on a strike, And ate no thing at all, Till Perk nearly died, And down town hied, And said she ' d be eating till Fall. 56 attotce to Mentor jftititiiers Next year you ' ll study Ethics, Six hundred pages or so, And after you have finished The following things you ' ll know. Work for the good of others, Think not at all of self, Try to make others happy For your end do not take wealth. Always make your actions Those that could be laws, Never talk of persons Unless you have just cause. Never seek for happiness, Never strive for gain, Always look above this Your better self to train. However, Senior Middlers, Read your Ethics book all through, For besides these points I ' ve given You ' ll find some that are new. M. M. 57 a ££orti to tt Wist (?) Seek to profit by the example of 1913. Earn as good a reputation as ours for yourselves, if possible. Notice carefully the many points in which we excel. Imitate them successfully and your social standing is assured. Onward and upward toward 1913 ' s standard should be your motto; Remember that you can aim no higher. Many drawbacks will probably block your path. Immense obstacles must undoubtedly be overcome Discouragment you may meet more than once; Do not, however, ever abandon your high aims. Let this example be always in your minds. Even when you think you have surely failed, keep trying; Reward worth a great struggle will finally be yours. Success will mean that you have learned to remember your dickies, and not to chew gum, or eat on the street. 58 Cable JHanners to be a opitrj at abbot The bell will ring twice when the meal is ready. This does not mean yon must hurry. Continue your toilet in a leisurely fashion and when ready go to the tower. If the elevator is not working, slide down the bannisters. This hasty descent may slightly disarrange your costume but do not hesitate to arrange it after entering the room as this is considered good form in all public places. Hurry to be the first one seated and then attend only to the work at hand. As the time is short and the chief reason for coming to the dining room is to eat, and the secondary reason to improve conversa- tional ability, it is well to do both at the same time. Choose your topics carefully and with regard to the company. While some may be in- terested in nature, we must remember that all are not. In a large school, laundry is always a troublesome item. It is therefore considerate to aid the laundress by spilling a glass or two of water on the table cloth. When you do not like the food set before you express your ideas in loud tones. This will probably make everyone dissatisfied with the food and will help to make the meal pleasant. Never pay attention when those at the head of the table are serving. This gives people the impression that you are greedy. Eat as fast as possible, for although we have never known the food to give out, we never can tell when it may and don ' t wish to get left. The table is the place to give a detailed history of your family ' s doings. Omit no detail, and dwell especially upon the unpleasant parts. When through, fold your napkin and look around in a bored way. This will apprise others of the fact that you are through, and if they are considerate, they will stop eating immediately. Leave the dining-room as noisily as possible, for if you are quiet you will be considered depressed, and others will think you have not enjoyed the meal. jy|, jyf. 59 jfatrfajr My dear Miss Fairfax, I am greatly worried, and I want to ask your advice. I will tell you about my case. I am twenty-one, and for several years I have been engaged to a young man, a few years my senior, who graduated from Law School last year and has an automobile. My parents are very fond of him, and his parents, too, are perfectly willing for us to marry. Soon he will be making enough so that money need not hinder us. There is no obstacle in our way, and that is what terrifies me. I have always heard that " the path of true love never runs smooth, " and I fear that ours cannot be true love since it runs so easily on. What shall I do? Help me, dear Miss Fairfax. I am, gratefully yours, _. . H S. Reply My dear, I do not wonder that such a situation as yours causes you much worry and anxiety; it is indeed a serious one. I have a suggestion which may help you out. Why not quarrel a little with him? It would be an easy matter to quarrel in a sweet way, and rouse his anger very gently. You can easily control him, and this would keep your " path of love " from being too smooth. Dear Miss Fairfax, I am in a most peculiar position. I have three eligible suit- ors, all young and charming. I am unable to choose between them because they all have the same name; George. I lie awake until late every night, thinking about it; how am I to choose? Anxiously, C. Reply Why, my dear, your problem seems to me comparatively simple. Choose the last name which best suits you. Of course you could not be happy with a man whose name did not appeal to you, so seek happiness with him whose last name is pleasant in your ears. fto CJ)e istutient Council The Student Council of Abbot Academy was formed in 1911. It is made up of representative girls of the school and strives to keep up the good reputation of Abbot in all ways. This holds for matters both outside and inside the school, but does not affect the keeping of study hours, tardinesses, spreads, etc. The student body gives its word to report to the Council any actions of any girl, or group of girls, that are bad for the school. In this way the matter is quietly settled. 61 %Mm L STUDENT COUNCIL Olga Erickson HlLDEGARDE GlTTEGSON Ethe l Rand Marion Gould Frances Jones Jane Newton Mildred Home Cornelia Crittenden Charlotte Amsden Dorothy Perkins Helen Burke President Secretary COURAXT BOARD Literary Editors Dorothy Perkins Barbara Hadley Elizabeth Bartlett Mary Sweeney Helen Danforth Ruth Jenkins Business Editors Margaret Wilkin s Mildred Horne A. C. A. OFFICERS Helen Danfobth President Margaret Wilkins Vice-President Ethel Rand Treasurer Mildred Horne Secretary FIDELIO FIRST BOW E. Bartlett M. Mahoney A. Grant M. Wylie S. Gushing M. Alley E. Parker M. Blake B. Fiske C. Robinson M. Bryant C. Sargent MIDDLE ROW A. Knox A. Harsh M. Perry G. Folts G. Shaekleton E. Wade D. Furber H. Hussey 0. Sjostrom M. Selden E. Sawyer M. Larrabee LAST R() V H. Haihblet F. Dowd E. Stohn B. Jenkins L. Maria nd K. Powers H. Burke X. Allen D. New ton E. Scott H. Hanscom M. Brooks Helen Boyd Ethel Rand ATHLETIC OFFICERS President Secretary and Treasurer The Athletic Association, which has taken such an important place in the life of the school, has not, until this year, been a fully organized body. By the advice of Miss Bailey a committee was chosen to draw up a constitution, which was afterwards voted upon and adopted by the girls of the school. This constitution will help, it is hoped, to meet all the needs of the athletic side of Abbot. 68 WW I tf HOCKEY TEAM Phyllis Brooks, Captain E. Allen D. Perkins H. Hamblet E. Parks E. Sheldon K. Selden F. Jones E. Kilton M. Blake J. NevTus Score Andover 4; Bradford 4 kgj VT BASKETBALL TEAM Edna Francis Gladys Phillips Muriel Baker Agnes Grant Flla Stohn Frances Jones Score Abbot 19; Bradford 16 emor laj " $ l)c toop-s to Conquer " 8ast Sir Charles Marlow Young Marlow Squire Hardcastle Edna Francis Olga Erickson George Hastings Tony Lumpkin Diggory Roger Dick Thomas Stingo Jimmy Margaret Wilkins Helen Danforth Jane Newton Marion Martin Dorothy Perkins Mary Erving Enid Bansh Helen Hersey Margaret Day Edith Wade Edith Kendall Mary Peters Helen Boyd Louise Coe Slang Old Farmer Mat Muggins Aminadat Mrs. Hardcastle Kate Hardcastle Charlotte Amsden Constance Neville Esther Pickles Maid Hazel Smith Bah Maid Marion Gould Pot Boy Cornelia Crittenden Tony Twist Katherine Tove 71 King Rene Count Tristan- Sir Geoffrey mtor Mii Pap " fcutQ Bcne ' js Baii(jl)ter " Cast Mary Harsh Helen Hanscom Dorothy Bennett Sir Almeric Elen Johia Bertrand lOLANTHE Elizabeth Bartlett Frances Jones Alice Sweeney Frances Dowd 72 (German $lay gmijeim Cell " Caot Gessler RlDEVEZ Bertha Bruneck Harras Frieshardt ) Leuthold First Second Soldiers Wm. Tell Hedwig WlLHELM ) Walther ) rosselmann First Mildred Bryant Louise Coe Muriel Baker Agnes Grant Mildred Home Margaret Keane ) Katherine Gilbert Soldiers CT . n , ) Elsie Gleason Swiss People Helen Danforth Esther Parks ) Mary Peters y Tell ' s boos , c " . .. . .. y Olga Sjostrom Marion Barnard Katherine Tove Staiffacher Melchthal Baimgarten Kuoni Werni Rofdi Jenni Sefpi Gersan Wanderer Stassi Armqi ard Melchthild Elsbeth Parricida Women Bernice Overend Hertha Fletcher Charlotte Eaton Doris Furber Eleanor Bartlett Helen Hersey Margaret Wilkins Miriam Bancroft Esther Kilton Gertrude Shackleton Kathryn Powers Gladys Higgins Wanda Dean Lillian Conroy Enid Baush and Peasants 73 ©tie Co % )t 33cli Oh! thou, with whom we start the day, Oh ! thou who wake ' st us up to stay, For thy unrest we ' re made to pay, Oh hear. At seven o ' clock we hear thy clang, And up we get with many a pang, And hurry ' round because you rang, Oh dear. And all day long we list to you, And mind thy voice; to thee are true, We wait for thee in all we do, Take care. Thou ' re gruff and harsh and much too free, But tell me, bell, where woidd ' st thou be, If we should steal thy battery? So there. M. H. B. 74 Sltocrttsrmcntsi }E wish to thank those who have advertised in this book, and request the students of Abbot Academy to patronize them in so far as it is possible. jMiiiiiiiiiiimiiiinmmmiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiin % z g»j)trman g tuMo IS THE RIGHT PLACE TO GO FOR PHOTOGRAPHS MAIN STREET NEAR MORTON anfcctoer jttassarfmsetts GEORGE B. KING Art Stationer and Engraver 252 Boylston Street - - Boston, Massachusetts ENGRAVED CALLING CARDS, INVITATIONS, DIE STAMPING, UP-TO-DATE WRITING PAPER, INEXPENSIVE, LARGEST LINE IN BOSTON. PAPER AND ENGRAVING SENT ANYWHERE. SAMPLES FOR THE ASKING. Classes 1913, 1912, 1911, 1910, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1906, 1905, 1904, 1903, 1902, 1901, 1900 and years before ordered their Class Engraving here. ii ¥ I £ CHAMPLAIN FARRAR j t jjotograpfro f 4 9SBS 1 A We make nothing but high-grade photographs. When 8 W better ones are made Champlain Farrar will make them. Your patronage is cordially invited. Special rates ff o for Abbot Academy Students. Class pictures 1913 v ¥ f Y 161 Tremont Street - - Boston, Mass. y III The Metropolitan Toys, Home-Made Food a Specialty Fresh Candies, Ice Cream Soda J. P. Wyllie Company Fine Footwear Repairing Done Neatly. Agent for Ground Gripper BARNARD BLOCK, ANDOVER Walter I. Morse Hardware and Cutlery ANDOVER - - MASSACHUSETTS ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED L. E. Elliott The Pork Shop Hams, Sausages, and all those things which appeal. We carry them. ANDOVER - - MASS. M. E. Dalton, 42 Main St. Andover, Mass. Allen Hinton Company Plain and Fancy Creams, Sherbets, Frappes, Cakes HIDDEN ROAD (Telephone Connection) ANDOVER IV c o o o o o o o o Andover Coal Co. POST OFFICE AVENUE ANDOVER MASSACHUSETTS 0 0 0 0 0 0 j= 0 0 0 = John A. McEvoy Photographic Supplies — Optician DEVELOPING and PRINTING Mail Orders Promptly Attended to MERRIMACK ST., - LOWELL, MASS. Chas. E. Kattelle Jeweler MAKERS OF THE ODEON PIN Designs and Estimates for Class Pins Furnished. 18 TREMONT ST. (Room 202) BOSTON, MASS. 1 ISS F. M. PORTER Dry Goods, Ladies ' and Gent ' s Furnishings STANDARD PATTERNS BARNARD BLOCK, ANDOVER A Friend Calls Made by Appointment Free Delivery A. Basso Fruit and Confectionery 24 MAIN STREET - ANDOVER, MASS. £n ober - - jttaieteacljuscttg FOUNDED 1828 Merrimack Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Insurance Offices: Andover, Massachusetts A SCHOOL FOR GIRLS 23 MILES FROM BOSTON Ranked among the best preparatory schools by the leading colleges for women. Strong general course offering advanced work for girls who do not desire a college course. Experienced teachers. Thorough equipment. Long record of successful work. ALL KINDS OF FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE MISS BERTHA BAILEY, Principal Compliments of Sorosis Shoe Company 176 Boylston Street Boston - - - Massachusetts Smart and Flagg C7C_7 VI oooooqoooooooooooo ooooooqooooooooooo nnnnffnnmf Cats c i Florist Lowell, Massachusetts Seasonable Plants, Cut Flowers at all times. Wedding and Funeral Arrangements at Short Notice. Telephones Connected with Store and Greenhouses Storehouses: 35 Lowell Street Store: Arco Building Andover Massachusetts VII Tremont and Boylston Streets, Boston Misses ' Garments that are " Different, " Built on Youth- ful lines. Suits, Coats, Gowns, Waists, Skirts, Silk Petticoats and Middy Blouses. Jo]! ooooooooooocxxidooccaxciooccoa oooooooaxooooJ axxxaxoooooca Tr! DISTINCTIVE FOOTWEAR for All Occasions Shoes to wear in the morning Shoes to wear for all kinds of sports Shoes to wear with the evening gown Shoes to wear in the boudoir Thayer, McNeil Hodgkins 47 Temple Place 15 West Street BOSTON |3j xxooooooocaxapooooooooocxxxxiJ ocooooooooocxxk oooooooooooooa £g VIII The Intervale House ASK YOUR RETAILER FOR cK upttir0 Situated in the White Mountains Higj) rafce dfoottDtar Hervey E. Guptill Ideal Summer or Winter Resort. We all know the charms of the Mountains in Summer, but few have experienced the pleasures of the Mountains in Winter. This Hotel affords every possible means for Winter Enjoyment, Skiing Skating, Coasting, Snow - Shoeing, etc. Entire new and well equipped addition built this year. Haverhill, Mass. Intervale - - New Hampshire SOLD EVERYWHERE IX Sign of the Bay Tree Tea Room and Gift Shop Pictures and Picture Framing Goldsmith -Clark Company 56 Main Street, Andover ALBERT W. LOWE Druggist tf Press Building, Andover, Mass. BUCHAN FRANCIS Furniture t? tf MAIN STREET, ANDOVER, MASS. HERBERT F. CHASE Fine Athletic Goods Agents for Eastman Kodaks, Cameras and Photo Supplies Andover Massachusetts Flowers for Every Occasion WAX BROTHERS 143 Tremont Street - Boston Near Temple Place Oxford 574 TELEPHONES Oxford 22167 Celebrated Knox Hats Custom Laundry Agency W. J. BURNS Maker of Men ' s Clothes and Furnisher Main Street (Telephone n 6) Andover, Mass. Sailor Blouses Mack Inaws Norfolk Suits Shirt Waists Biambartfa The Distinctive Shop Illustrated Booklet on Request HENRY S. LOMBARD 22-26 Merchants Row - Boston, Mass. T. A. HOLT CO. DEALERS IN Dry Goods and Groceries ANDOVER MASS. XI Park Street Boarding and Livery Stables T. F. MORRISSEY SON, Proprietors Furniture and Piano Moving. Expressing and Jobbing. Carriages and Hacks for Funer- als, Weddings and Receptions. Depot Work a Specialty. PARK STREET, ANDOVER, MASS. TELEPHONE 59 Shreve, Crump Low Co. 147 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. Designs submitted for Class and Society Pins Stationery of the Finest Grade, Calling Cards, Invitations, Monograms, and Crest Dies H. Campion Co. wright ditson " The Corner Grocery " FRUIT, CONFECTIONERY AND FANCY GROCERIES BOSTON 344 Washington St. CAMBRIDGE Harvard Square PROVIDENCE, R.I. 76 Weybosset St. NEW YORK 22 Warren St. CHICACO 119 N. Wabash Ave. SAN FRANCISCO 359 Market St. WORCESTER, MASS. 391 Main St. Tennis Golf Basket Ball Sweaters Jerseys and general Gymnasium Goods Catalogue Free ELM SQUARE - ANDOVER, MASS. America ' s Oldest and Greatest Athletic House XII PKENNHr MSffERBUKY GiMPANT " ' Designers. Manufacturers and Jobbers of jELECTRICCrAS znBfOlI TTXTDKES y r CONGRESS STREET. JjOSIOIV, Md5S. ' , F. W. McAllister Co. OPTICIANS PHOTO SUPPLIES 113 N. Charles St. Baltimore, Maryland Have you tried our system of Tank Development ? By this method we are daily turning out Photo- graphic work of a quality never equalled by the old method of hand - development. Send us one film to finish for you and notice the result! MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO C. A. W. Crosby Son 3fetoelcrs a..n g tlYjersmttJ)S Repairing of all kinds sent to us by mail will be returned promptly and in first class condition JOHN D. CROSBY Telephone No. 16 Oxford 480 Washington Street, Boston, Mass. . P. Wakefiield Meats and Vegetables PLEASANT VALLEY BUTTER HATCHET BRAND CANNED GOODS 11 Barnard Street Andover, Mass. XIII $age LADIES ' HATTER BASSETT ' S TOURS Worth While to Places Worth Seeing for Pleasure Worth Having Fall and Mid-Winter Outings under escort specially arranged for ABBOT STUDENTS GARDEN AND CLASS DAY HATS AT VERY MODERATE PRICES 37 Temple Place - Boston, Mass. Seth C. Bassett, - Haverhill, Mass. Cobb, Bates Yerxa Co. Importers and Grocers SHATTUCK JONES INCORPORATED FISH OF ALL KINDS OYSTERS AND CLAMS 128 FANEUIL HALL MARKET BOSTON, MASS. Schools, Institutions and Large Consumers Supplied upon Most Favorable Terms Cobb, Bates Yerxa Co., - Boston XIV % t nfccton tt06 JOHN N. COLE PRINTER S ENGRAVER S STATION ER s For over one hundred years a servant of Andover and Andover institutions, building in its time one of the besT: equipped print- ing and publishing plants in the country. press Butitnng, Sntiotor M ”
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