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The Abbot Circle 19 2 2 A Keener crowd you never saw that Beggs to get in this yr. as fur branes they slung out you couldn ' t Gage ' em. A Lamb come on an Ohnemus accompanied by a girl named Mary Elizabeth what gives our class a Polk. A. Whinery dragged her hefty satchel in from the west planted it hear. Melrose with one accord and scent Bob Sands, Peg Potter Bob Goss up hear for a wild life hereing as how their wuz a boys seminary around this neck of the woods in there dis- sapointment they took too athaletiks. Then an imbe Cel from Harris Burg what teazes the organ somethin ' grande Suzie who is a living example that money isn ' t the only evil Root come also from Penna. brot her dum wits with her. C. Petrikin who comes from the cough as cough can state rolls up in her Croupee meets Marj Bickford what has Bean invagueled here by her sister ' s propoganda. Misses Burford Vanderslice and Wilkens arives O. K. ' cept as they forgot to bring there " R ' s " along witch wuz needless carelessness on there parts. A reel pepy kid named Dewy Drops out of the no where into hear. Hat Simpson Julie Haskell what eats honor rolls for brekfast every mourn, guve each other the o.o. hung up a God bless our home sign witch is permenant. Then the mosquitoes begins to get pesky around N. J. so Bubbles Hutchinson, A. Tower L. Mount Al Van Schmus lit out for hear, hearin ' as how our only truble wuz fishey water in spring. Round about this time Slip comes down from Duluth and parks her hare pins in our tray. One day a demoor little lass named Olive sez to herself sez she Abbot ' s the place for me sez she come up hear took a heavy coarse in poaster art and vocal volume not to say nothin ' of a lectsure coarse in over sleeping. Gwen Bloomfield as goes by the motto " Seduce ye young while ye may " clum up over our horizon done her dooty as she seen it. Mary Mallory what hit the school ' bout the same time jest missed by the skin of her teeth that there latter classification (bein ' only 14). Gertie Franklin was the missin link what finally appears and makes that yr. compleat. Us bein all assembled the fun begun to begin startin out with a piknik at pomps pond witch sure wuz a fiossie one includin stunts Hot Dawgs chap- erones. After the grand plays we pulled off, if we do say it ourselves (us thinkin honesty is the best policie) come the big blowout of the soshall season — and it was sure seasoned with pep Ginger not to say nothin of toasts and beet juice cocktales. Well old 1921 ushers in 4 swell dames what got seets right down on Promi- nent Row in our class witch is as follows namely to wit vis: E. Brewster, R. Boutwell a girl to whom a song has been writ You Can Beat Your Carpet If You Wanna But You Can ' t Beet our Rugg. We sure started off with a Whiz and a Bang • — 1st come the usual piknik witch wuz sure unusual we did not soil our hoofs on the ground but road off in good style. Then 1 fine day come along 40
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The Abbot Circle 1922 1922 9 it Wtxt Way back in the fall of 1917 witch was when Kaiser Bill was wakeing up with a sick headake the mourning after the nt. before Dot Moxley packed her rattle high chair come over to Abbot plants a flag with the cymbals 1922 on it in the middel of the O. Witch is how the class begun. All thru that yr. she bore the standard unaided but must have done noble advertizing ' cuz next yr. come along a hole buntcha brite eyed babies what started off our class with Vim Vigger. Floppit Weeks a girl who is indept. all that jovelly familiarly tripping in to our front parlor makes herself t ' home there witch being s ' diplo- matik gains Us good relashuns with the faculty witch is a good help in time of peace. Sal Bodwell, Ruth Hill B. Goff come over aided Floppit in this Enter Prize thus interdooced there hats to the Pegs. One nt. when Miss Bailey wuz puttin ' Dandy Lion out for the nt. she found a basket on the steps with 2 loan babes in it. She up thot they wuz twins till she discovered a triffel dif- ference in the length of there lower extremities (which translated is legs) these bein ' Jane Phyl. Peg Hopkins what comes from Spring Field where they grow ' em young and noizy breazed in writ her name on the annuals of our class. Along with her wuz K. Damon Jan Warren what met has stuck ever since. Lowis Kirkham woodn ' t leave her rag doll t ' home is the other one who joined our mist that yr. She sure was a cute little trick. Suz Welborn wielding a meen eye blows in from Evans Ville after Christmas of that yr. after Easter a classy dame Carol Iredell bein ' tired of the high l ife cum also to sip from the bubbler of learning. One day a butller leaves a little girl hear named Betty Whittemore who used such big words so that no body could make head or tale of what she wuz gettin ' at. Isabel who road up on her Texas Broncho is the only one who hasn ' t quit questioning her. Other contributions from N. J. wuz Sandy C. P. Damon the former as what is athletikally Inclined, and C. P. what Cranford guve up wuz sure a good adishun for our class. Then one Knight a lot of Good- ale arrived with a Rose accompanying it witch wuz enjoyed by the Whole class. Ros Davis with a petulant pucker on her pug persents herself as a canidate was caught to the bosom of us all. Flossie Phillips what sees a good chance to lern dramatik expreshuns from Miss Morgan comes down wipes her feat on our Mat. Not to say nuthin of Dottie Williams who come along with her big sister from China. Now the class wuz steppin ' along write lively shaken ' a meen foot becuz many girls what nose a good thing when they seize it arived in the fall of 1920. 39
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The Abbot Circle 19 2 2 when we had a tee party in the Parlor for the faculty witch went off with much gusto witch this bein done we setteled down ' til overcome mentally morally by our exams fizical otherwise we wuz totted up to the mts. for a strenuous rest cure their ain ' t nothin what can express them days. One of the swell events of the yr. was staged when we attempted a young offspring of Shakespere ' s Ever sharp namely to wit vis. Romeo Juliet witch brung many tears that bein the convenshunal thing at a tragedy we ain ' t nothin if not convenshunal. This tidin ' us over to the next gt. affair witch created big commoshun in our ranks bein the big symposium which lasted ' till all hours where we steped high wild fancy endin up with a torch It. processhun we had to do the dog paddle to ride the waves of our tears when we guve the Parlor away. For the rest of the yr. we will draw the aspestos curtain, ' cuz far be it from us to wax soft them last days, — well there ain ' t no tellin what we wood say if we got started. This bein about all we will now ceese best rgds. success 1922 41
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