Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1924

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The Abbot Circle 19 2 4 Despatch, Altoona, Pa. Frisky Fanny, winner of the races Saturday, owned by Miss Marjorie Wolfe of this city, is to run in the London races next fall. Burlington Traveler, Burlington, Vt. The Misses Laura Bliss and Mary Harvey are at work in their study, com- posing a new English-French dictionary, to be called, " Bliss and Harvey English- French Dictionary for Advanced Classes. " Kansas City Gazette, Kansas City It is rumored that the Hon. Marian Shryock, mayor of this city, and her private secretary, Miss Marian King, will make a trip East, to visit the school of their girlhood, Abbot Academy, Andover, Mass. Sun, Wilmington, Del. Ringling Bros. ' Circus, here this week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, has on its list of entertainers, Genevra Rumford, a native of this city, and the tallest woman now known to be in captivity. She is assisted by her former class- mate, " Hefty " ■ — the good-natured strong woman, who can lift with ease and comfort, a weight of 9,999 lbs. Republican, Johnstown, N. Y. The Shamrock quartette rendered a charming pro gram at the I. O. O. F. hall, Saturday evening. Feature numbers were given by Misses Kelley and Ireland, formerly of the Abbot Academy Fidelio Society. Andover Townsman, Andover, Mass. On Sunday last, Miss Elsie M. Phillips of the Southwest Harbor Congrega- tional Church preached an inspiring sermon to the young girls of Abbot Academy. Afterwards, Miss Phillips went to the South Church Christian Endeavor, where she was welcomed by the president, Miss Ruth Pritchard. New York Times It is said that Miss Carolyn Straehley and Miss Marjorie Williamson intend to retire from their brilliant stage careers.

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The Abbot Circle 19 24 Hocate Chelsea American, Chelsea, Mass. A food sale will be held in Shapley Brothers Clothing Store, next Saturday. The proceeds will be given to the government, for the improvement of mail service from Hanover, N. H. Misses Katharine Hart and Madelyn Shepard are to be in charge. Northampton News, Smith College Notes The Misses Polly Bullard, V. Ethel Thompson and Margaret MacDonald have been asked to leave, as they have created disturbance by being unneces- sarily noisy. It is said that the young ladies have annoyed the neighbors by perfume battles — a novel offense. Ballardvale Gazette Miss Barbara Loomer, who holds the speed record for the Elcar, was arrested last week for speeding, on the Academy Highway. Times, Pittsfield, N. H. A concert was given at the Town hall Friday evening, by Miss Dorothy A. Adams, pianist, assisted by Miss Carolyn Hall on the organ. Leominster Enterprise, Leominster, Mass. Miss Susanna Smith has boug " ht a farm on the Worcester road and will devote it to the care of cats and the cultivation of dandelions. Canton Advertiser, Canton, Mass. The Draper Ray Trio is engaged to play at the Senior dance at the high school next week. Miss Draper herself will play the saxophone. Transcript, Canandaigua, N. Y. Miss Dorothy Barringer will open the Pretty Pantry, on the corner of Main and Summer Sts., on the 15th of August. 42

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The Abbot Circle 19 24 The Bugle, Bangor, Me. Mrs. Bob McLeod of this city is planning a tour. Mrs. McLeod will speak at Women ' s Clubs throughout the country on " Bangor the Beautiful. " Star, Shrewsbury, Mass. Miss Adelaide Hammond, first woman member of Congress, visited her home last week. Miss Laura Scudder, World Tennis Champion, and Miss Hammond ' s former roommate at Abbot Academy, accompanied her. Whistle, Windsor, Conn. Miss Elisabeth Barss, principal of Loomis Institute and member of the Colonial French Club, gave a lecture on " How to Drop a Fragile Jug without Breaking It " at the Knights of Pythias, Saturday. Telegram, Essex Fells, N. J. Miss Margaret Bush, noted basketball coach and player for the International Women ' s League, has returned from London, and will go to Boston, Mass., to visit her friend, Miss Alice Hobart, author of " Hobart ' s Helpful Hints in Chem- istry. " Paterson News, Paterson, N. J. Miss Margaret McKee of this city, was elected president of the Paterson M. C. T. U. at their last meeting. It is expected that Miss McKee will be very successful in the excellent temperance work now being done by the society. Sentinel, Brookline, Mass. Miss Lila Clevenger, formerly of the village, made a record at the league basketball game Friday night, of forty baskets in thirty minutes. Miss Clevenger is a graduate of Abbot Academy, and was a member of its basketball team. Portland Daily News, Portland, Me. The noted artists, Misses Betty Bragg and Priscilla Bradley, have been here sketching this week-end. Their paintings of this city will be on exhibition to the public in the library, this coming week. 44

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