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Page 47 text:
The Abbot Ci re I e 192 1 Class Will anb Testament We, the class of 1921 of Abbot Academy, thinking we have attained the least amount of wisdom necessary to carry us through these varying years of toil, and being as nearly in our right minds as could be expected under the influence of peppery soup and weakly Math exams, do hereby bequeath, in this our last Will and Testament, toward the onward and ever upward progression of those who fol- low us, our timeworn but precious relics: I That first frigid nightmare at Intervale to the class of ' 22. II Our baby dresses to whom they will fit. III " This Side of Paradise " to M. M. H. IV The new hockey field to class of ' 45. V Our flow of conversation to Millicent Bartlett. VI Our useless sweaters to those who can get away with them. VII Our baby pictures to the John-Esther Art Gallery. VIII Hinckley ' s Big Ben to Al Van Schmus. IX Our pink pills to Johnnie. X Our rubbers and mufflers to Miss Kelsey. XI Our inherited " Circles of Hell " to those who come after us. XII Our stuffings and high heels to those " whose ignorance is bliss. " XIII Our graceful ability in gym to Anne Vanderslice. XIV A prize for the perfect art notebook. XV Hope of Senior Privileges to the class of 1975. Editors Note: Here ' s hoping it will be done then. Signed and sealed by Class of 1921 43
Page 46 text:
The Abbot Circle 192 1 One fine Afternoon we hoisted Ourselves into Trucks and hied to Haggetts ' where the Noises of Our Merry Feast carried across the Deep Drink. So, after years of Placid Toil, the Baskers went on a Terrific Bat, in an Effort to Relax and Recuperate, and for the first time we poor old Birds were un- shackled and left to run Wild in the Mountains. With Mr. Bassett as a Com- posite of Guide, Counsellor, Friend, Referee, Diplomat, Reception Committee, Medical Adviser, and Political Prophet, we managed to subsist. At the End of Four Days, the Weary Vacationers returned to this Peaceful Abode. Then the Senior Class pulled off one of Dear Old Willie ' s Famous Vaudeville Sketches, " The Taming of the Shrew. " It was Rough but made a big Hit. Then came our Final Blow-Out, which consisted of Caviar and Sweet Breads and Artichokes and Bosom of Partridge, Pigs Knuckles, Spring Onions and Grid- dle Cakes, et cetera, et cetera. Nothing came after it except the Pepsin Tablet and the Hot Water Bag. Then after a Week of Joys and Tears when we paraded our Organdies and Entertained the Old Folks from Home, our Alma Mater tossed us upon this Wicked World with only our Sheepskins to Guide Us. Moral: Every Girl is the Architect of her Own Fortune but the Faculty Superintend the Construction. Thank You, George 42
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