Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1923

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Page 45 text:

The Abbot Circle 1923 S. 9. ' 23 tuning 3tt Station Q. E. D. tuning in! Miss Eleanor Warren will tell the kiddies the further adventures of " Skeedie " : " Now children, just as Mary Jane was scramb- ling into her little bed, ' Skeedie ' , the elf, sprang onto the pillow and whispered — " Station P. T. tuning in. Stock market quotes Lobenstine sugar selling at 33 ; Adams quick-rising cake flour falls two points; run on Scudder Brokerage Ofhce started by " Em " Holt and — squeak! — squeak — root for the blue and the — squeak, squeak, squeak, Snyder ' s banana crop becalmed off Peck ' s Island on board the Annetta L, Rudd star line, wind M. C. by A. C. Station A. W. O. L. tuning in. Concert rendered by Goodwin accompanied by V. Maxwell, costumes by Clay General Utility House. I want to be a rosebud to bloomin ' — Laura Lakin ' s Florist Shop will exhibit Osborne Funeral wreaths — squeak — come one, come all! admission fee goes to pay debts of ' 23 — squeak crack — Thompson ' s latest operatic success, " Twittering Twins " - squeak, squeak — R. Martin won Auction Bridge contest after continuous playing for 106 hours — ! X. Y. Z. tuning off. Sweet dreams, folks. Station P. D. Q. tuning in. Crrrrrack! Tomorrow night, ladies and gentle- men, the Holmes sisters will rend-da-da-da the " Merchant of Venice, " vocalized under the direction of the eminent Mile. Van Patten. At 9.30 " Cal " Lakin will give a confidential talk on " cow-punching. " At 10.30 broadcasting from Grey ' s store in which the election speech of E. Flagg, who has recently assumed the posi- tion of Andover Traffic Officer, will be read. At 11.09 Bartlett ' s animated car- toons will be shown from Station I. W. W. Crack — ack. A. A. A. receiving — ! A. Darling winner of first land swimming race at Wood ' s Hole; S. Throckmorton winner of Large Man ' s Race. M. Stevens and D. King will relate their experience while traveling by wireless at a great sacrifice. E. Damon just elected president of the Damon and Pythias Cruelty to Puppies Society on B. Cutter ' s and E. Maxwell ' s joint resignation. Sir Isaac Newton ' s grandaughter — squeak — Mary will lecture on the " Relation of the Egg to the Moon, " crack — aided by R. Wright. At the Thomas Theatre, the " Blushing Maiden " by Doris Holt will be presented, followed by D. Taylor ' s and E. Whit- aker ' s adventures in the — brrr — jungle. Come and bring the kiddies. Station S. W. A. K. No news received of " Roguish Reddy " , the well- known ace, on her trip to Mercury, accompanied by M. Buttrick — Squeak, squeak — crack. " No news is good news. " Sweeney ' s weekly lectures on Ethics of the year will follow in 5 minutes. — squeak, squeak fancy bread — brr squeak — on the Hudson. — squeak- — Page roadster driven by M. Wolf collided with Noyes sedan on Finch road, no serious casualties have occurred since. A. A. ' 23 tuning off — Goodnight!

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The Abbot Circle I Efje Class! Will We, the class of 1923, will our good behaviour, our smiling- faces, our dignified bearing, our scholastic ability, and our profound wisdom to the Senior Middle class who are sadly in need of these qualities, and whom we ardently desire to ponder on these same bequests in their usual solitary manner throughout the tedious summer vacation. We leave the Faculty of Abbot Academy our appreciation of their good will and cooperation, and offer our best wishes for their success in the years to come. We leave the Senior Parlor, the front seats in chapel and our unfailing atten- tion in classes to those who will in the future, tread the same, silent, Senior corri- dors that we have tripped o ' er so lightly during the past year. Student Government leaves its cigarettes, collected by President Flagg; to Miss Kelsey. The Athletic Association suggests that its keen and ardent desire for a bub- bler on the hockey field, be kept close to the hearts of all the Athletic Associations to come. We leave our collection of side-pieces to Gretchen for use when she gets her permanent. Those among us, overburdened with more than brains, leave our reducing records to Marion Shryock. " Reddy " Lundin leaves her efficient baton to " Pat " Robbins. Ruth Holmes leaves her calm bearing and love for the Green Room to " Becky " George. " Dee " Osborne leaves her pep to Margaret Wilson and Alice Wells. " Nattie " B. leaves her drag in Psychology class, along with her melancholy class demeanor, to " Ginny " Gilmore. The Thompsons leave all their twin dresses to Caroline and Grade. Martha Snyder leaves her P. T. to Jane Allen. Charlotte Hudson leaves her rare collection of slang expressions to Adelaide Hammond who, we are trusting, will write a sonnet to said expressions entitled, " The Modern Girl and How She Does it. " " Woodie " bequeaths her Detroit drawl to Frances Howard. " Libby " Maxwell hopes that Florence Prickett will appreciate her gift of Miss Hendrie ' s affection and will profit by it as well as " Libby " has done. " Dotty " Taylor wills her prodigious stature to Genevra Rumford. The Class Book Board leaves its remarkable ability, its unfailing sarcasm, and this, its last and only literary masterpiece, the Class Book, to the memory of the students, hoping that the afore-mentioned academicians will recover in time lo reap the benefits bequeathed them in the above manuscript. Signed and sealed as and for its Last Will ami Testament, in the presence of us, who, by request, did sign our names as witnesses thereto. The Class of 1923



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T h e A bbol Circle 19 2 Wo tijc abbot Jfacultp (With apologies to Kipling) By the green, old Abbot circle, Working harder day by day, There we come to school to learn things Under teachers ' gentle sway. Though the autumn hills are calling, Oh, it ' s here that we would be, For we love to work at lessons With the Abbot Faculty. They are kind and just and generous; They work hard, and seldom play; They love Abbot just as we do; Words of wisdom oft they say. Though the winter roads are glistening, It ' s with these that we would be And our loyalty, we ' re pledging To the Abbot Faculty. When we ' ve talked with other schoolgirls O ' er the ocean, ' cross the land, Though they talk a lot of play time Little do they understand. Though the spring ' s green fields are blooming It is here that we would be, Learning all Life ' s greatest lessons From the Abbot Faculty. Though far distant lands will call us Where we ' ll find the fame we sought, We will ne ' er forget the beauty Of the truths our teachers taught. And when June ' s warm breeze is sighing, Oh it ' s here that we would be, Just to hear the cheery greetings Of the Abbot Faculty. 42

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