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The Abbot C i r c I 19 2 8 LAURA PATTERSON SNELL " Patty " Ayer, Massachusetts Connecticut College Two years Honor Roll ' 27 Sec.-Treas. Q. E. D. ' 28 Q. E. D. ' 27, ' 28 Head of Archery ' 28 Numerals ' 27 " A " Society ' 28 Second Hockey Team ' 28 Athletic Council ' 28 Posture Honor Roll ' 28 Patty is another of our number who endorses " Bobby pins. " When she came to school last year from Montana she had no flowing tresses — but how those Bobby-pins have changed her looks! Patty is very seldom without a book in her hand. Pro- bably by the end of the year we will see her putting up the mail while reading. Putting up the mail, by the way, is one of the most dangerous jobs in School but Patty seems to have survived it. Vassar Class Treasurer ' 26 Class Vice-President ' 27 Q. E. D. ' 26, ' 27, ' 28 " A " Society ' 26, ' 27, ' 28 Student Council ' 28 Bible Group Leader ' 27 Numerals ' 27 Draper Dramatics ' 27 Athletic Council ' 28 Honor Roll ' 28 Hiking Leader ' 28 JEAN REID SWIHART " Jean " Ridgewood, New Jersey Three years President Senior Class ' 28 Arm Band ' 26 President Q. E. D. ' 27 Tennis Team ' 27, ' 28 Croquet Team ' 26 Arm Band ' 27 Senior Mid Play ' 27 Class Book Board ' 28 Captain of Tennis ' 28 Northfield Delegate ' 27 Posture Honor Roll ' 28 Our great big wonderful Jean — what would we do without you? You keep the Seniors on the straight and narrow — you show us how that game of tennis is played — you solve world problems for us in debates in no uncertain manner — you even show us what the well dressed skater is wearing this winter. There ' s no question about it, we take off our hats to you! 25
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The Abbot C i r c I 19 2 8 EMILY SLOPER " Emmy " New Britain, Connecticut Two years Aeolian Society ' 27, ' 28 Senior Mid Play ' 27 Class Vice-President ' 27 Spanish Play ' 27 Fidelio ' 27 Choir ' 28 Class Book Board ' 28 Senior Play ' 28 Numerals ' 28 " Hi-Emmy! Have another doughnut! " Who can forget that martial call or Emmy herself? Even the long lanky substance recently blessed with that name couldn ' t hold all the doughnuts that came flying through the air — you ' ll have to add another inch or two for future use, that ' s all there is to it. That inch would put you so much further from the wandering mice that often come into our sight. Of course we don ' t believe the story of the bed springs breaking because of a sudden leap — or that the villagers tore out into the night because of the siren shrieks, but it ' s always best to be prepared. MARIAN HEATHMAN SMITH " ' Bozie " Utica, New York Columbia Medical School Second Basketball Team ' 26 Club Hockey Team, ' 28 Track Team ' 27, ' 28 Philomatheia ' 27, ' 28 Head of Track ' 27 Numerals ' 27 Senior Play ' 28 Three years Hockey Team, ' 27, ' 28 Griffin Captain ' 28 Entertainment Com. ' 26 Pres. Philomatheia " A. " Society Fidelio Senior Mid Play 28 28 27 27 Athletic Council ' 27, ' 28 Bozie claims the distinction of being the first Cap- tain of the Griffins and she has succeeded in stirring up as much admiration among the Gargoyles as among the Griffins. She is an all-round athlete; she swings a wicked hockey stick all fall, does fancy skating at the Winter Carnival and breaks track records all spring. Aside from her athletic pursuits she is an admirable President of Philomatheia. Who knows but what at our fiftieth reunion we may have a famous scientist in our midst. 24
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The Abbot Circle 19 2 8 J i THEODORA TALCOTT " Theo " Farmington, Connecticut Vassar Two years Courant Board ' 27, ' 28 Senior Mid Play ' 27 French Play ' 28 Second Hockey Team, 28 Honor Roll ' 27 Northfield Delegate ' 27 " Theo, do hurry up! You ' ll surely be late! " But no, Theo gets there even if she didn ' t get up till the breakfast bell. Even those bangs of hers don ' t hold her long before the mirror. In corridor stunts last fall we all remember her as the " male specimen of humanity. " So superior but so charming. You know that is the way Alex is. What will it be like next year when Madame doesn ' t have Theo to parler francais at her table six weeks at a time. She surely is the life of that table. And she has had practice teaching French I, too. Probably Theo is trying to grow thin — we all do — but only once has she looked like a ghost — not of herself but of Hamlet ' s father. BARBARA VAIL " Bobs " Michigan City, Indiana Wellesley Two years Aeolian Society ' 27, ' 28 Advisory Board ' 28 Honor Roll ' 28 Fidelio ' 27 Class Volley Ball Team ' 27 Hiking Leader ' 27 Posture Honor Roll ' 28 Club Basketball Team ' 28 Bab ' s nose is so cute we can ' t keep commenting on it a dozen times a day. But she doesn ' t mind and we could stand it too if we had one. Babs performs very creditablv in our famous violin quartet but don ' t try to make a date with her for Tuesday afternoon. She has a chronic one with Miss Nichols. Turn to the ad section and notice Hartigan ' s full page contribution. Babs is partly responsible for it because of the amount of trade she gives them. We thank you, Babs. 26
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