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The Abbot Circle 1926 % EMILY THORNTON GAGE " Em " Suffield, Connecticut Wcllesley Two years Conrant ' 25, ' 26 Secretary-Treasurer Odeon ' 26 Arm Band ' 25 Bible Group Leader ' 26 Basketball Numerals ' 25, ' 26 Odeon ' 25, ' 26 Secretary Student Council ' 26 Merit Committee ' 26 Prowess in the field of literature is greatly to be envied, especially such headway as has been made by Emily in her two years here. She ' s quiet, but oh! what a wealth of ideas lie hidden beneath that pretty hair until her ready pen releases them from its tip. She not only has given us a great pleasure with her literary ability but has aided others in doing so by her efficient management as Literary Editor-in-chief of the Courant. She climbs to dizzy heights too, on the Honor Roll. But there are times when she throws all her dignity to the winds as she tears around the basketball field. DOROTHY GILLETTE " Dot " Danvers, Massachusetts Two years Entertainment Committee ' 26 Fidelio ' 25 Baseball Numerals ' 25 Arm Band ' 25 Senior Play ' 26 From all accounts, Dot seems to be a live wire on the second floor wing and her room is a general gathering place on ten o ' clock nights. We suspect that Dot may some day found an orphan asylum in Danvers, and we feel sure that all the orphans will love her because of her kindly disposition, her love of children and her broad smile which is really quite winning. 17
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The Abbot Circle 192 6 RUTH EMELINE FARRINGTON Manchester, New Hampshire Smith Three years Arm Band ' 23, ' 25 Honor Roll ' 24 Baseball Numerals ' 25 Fidelio ' 24, ' 25 Odeon ' 26 Ruth is one of the few in Abbot who has a large vocabulary and uses it correctly. As a sonnet writer, and in fact a writer in general, she has made quite a name for herself. Although she is generally very quiet in English class, she comes out with fine marks, so it must be that she is constantly imbibing knowledge from the wise remarks of the rest of the class. FRANCES LEIGHTON FLAGG " Fonty " Andover, Massachusetts Mt. Holyoke Five years Senior Vice-President Draper Dramatics ' 24, ' 25 Student Council ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 French Play ' 24 " A " Society ' 26 Hockey Numerals ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Hockey Team ' 26 A. D. S. ' 25, ' 26 A. D. S. Play ' 26 Northfield Delegate ' 25 Class President ' 24, ' 25 Arm Band ' 22, ' 24 Junior Glee Club ' 22 Posture Committee ' 24 Fidelio ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Senior-Mid Play ' 25 Posture Honor Roll ' 24, ' 25 Senior Play Honor Roll ' 22, ' 23, ' 24, ' 25 " Oh my dear! You ' re just wonderful! " Who is there in school that hasn ' t learned to know Fonty by that? Class officer, dramatist, honor roller and songster — she is all of these and what a lot of things besides! Courteous when she ought to be, and jolly when she ought, and a great party-giver too. We Seniors surely have had fun at the Baronial Hall! 16
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The Abbot Circle 1926 EVELYN MAY GLIDDEN " did " Watertown, Massachusetts Wellesley Five years Honor Roll ' 22, ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Glee Club ' 22 Hockey Numerals ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Arm Band ' 25 Hockey Team ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Q. E. D. ' 25, ' 26 Baseball Numerals ' 24 Northneld Delegate ' 25 " A " Society ' 23, ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Athletic Council ' 26 Sec.-Treas. " A " Society ' 24 Student Council ' 26 Class Vice-President ' 25 Bible Group Leader ' 26 Student-Faculty Committee ' 26 Posture Committee ' 26 President of A. A. A. ' 26 If only some of us could have just a scrap of Glid ' s brains, how clever we might be! Not content with the mediocre, Glid aspires to the highest in everything. She is not afraid of hard work, and she perhaps best fits, more than any- one else, the old adage: " Work while you work; play while you play. " Glid certainly does the latter on the hockey field and without her on the forward line — well, we just couldn ' t imagine it. She has great ability in all lines and we are ex- pecting much of her when she gets out into the cold, cold world. PATRICIA ALICE GOODWILLIE " Patty " Andover, Massachusetts Smith Arm Band ' 25, ' 26 French Play ' 24 Courant ' 24, ' 25, ' 26 Student Government ' 25 Three years Honor Roll ' 24, ' 26 Senior Mid Play ' 25 Draper Dramatics ' 25 Senior Play ' 26 Last year everyone stood a little in awe of Patty, as she was on " Stu.G. " But this year she has been just " Patty, " and everyone likes her. She spends many weary hours writing strange manuscripts, which nobody may see, but they aren ' t treacherous; they ' re only editorials for the Courant. Although Madame Craig has christened her " Patty-je-n ' ai-pas fini " , yet she always does finish finally, and even manages to get on the Honor Roll. 18
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