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The Abbot Circle 1931 THE SHEPHERD IN THE DISTANCE " By Holland Hudson This play was entirely different from the others for it was all pantomime. The Princess sees, through a telescope, a shepherd and his goat dancing in the distance. She- decides to go to him and so hides her time until her guardians, the Vizar and Wazir, are asleep. Then she makes her escape. On the road she passes Ghurri-Wurri, a beggar, to whom she gives but a small gold piece. He seeks revenge by telling her guardians and leading them to her. Alight with the shepherd follows while she escapes on the goat. The shepherd is taken to the castle and put in chains. The princess and goat finally free hi m by a little scheme of the faithful old goat. The princess fascinates the guardians by her dancing and then poisons them while the goat frees her lover. And as in all fairy stories they were married and lived happily ever after. Every movement in the panto- mime was accompanied by the cymbals of the Maker of Sounds which added very much to the fairy-like atmosphere. CHARACTERS The Princess Virginia Brown The Attendant The Shepherd Tut Wazir The Vizir . Ghurri-Wurri The Goat The Nubian Atossa Welles Anne Dudley Mariette Whittemore Mary Hyde Louise Wallburg Dorothy Moore Elizabeth Lathrop The Maker of Sounds Louise Porter Slaves of the Princess . Elizabeth Vincent, Elizabeth Turner, Joyce Henry, Ruth Mailev 93
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The Abbot C i r c I 19 3 1 Senior Middle Plays " THE FEAST OF THE HOLY INNOCENTS " Bv Samuel M. Illsley On January the twentieth the Senior-Mid class presented three plays. " The Feast of the Holy Innocents " gives the audience a peep into the lives of two very pious middle-aged sisters. They want to go to the city to enjoy themselves but are afraid to tell each other so. Therefore they say that thev would like to attend the " Feast of the Holy Innocents " to be held at the citv church. They really can ' t make up their minds for thev can ' t afford it, when Mrs. Oberlv comes in, a typical country woman, and lends them the money. Even then they are in doubt but the sudden arrival of Mrs. Oman their citv friend, who insists that thev go back with her, puts an end to their worries and off they go. The parts were well acted and the play was very interesting. CHARACTERS Cornelia Milk Electa Milk . Mrs. Oman Mrs. Oberly Jenny. Helen Allen Dorothy Reinhart Ruth Tyler Dorothy Richardson Hilda L nde " THE LONDONDERRY AIR " Bv Rachel Field " The Londonderry Air " is a simple love story of a little country hired-out girl and a traveling peddler who plays the fiddle very well. The maiden, Rose-Martha, is betrothed to a slow, easy-going farmer boy, Hiram, who takes her very much for granted. She is working for the widow Boggs, Hiram ' s mother. She and her son have gone to a funeral and during their absence the peddler comes to the door, begs some of the cookies from Rose-Martha that she ' s cooking, and a pretty and sweet love scene follows which is interrupted by the widow and Hiram. Rose-Martha is to join the peddler when she hears his fiddle in the fields that night if she has decided to marry him. She tries to forget but her young heart craves love and she can ' t resist when she finally hears his fiddle so, casting cares to the wind she goes out into the twilight to him. CHARACTERS Rose-Martha The Peddler Widow Boggs Hiram 92 Katherine Cook Virginia Arnold Virginia Lawton Eunice Randall
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The Abbot Circle 19 3 1 Magazines Harpers Country Life Film Fun Vanity Fair Vogue Good Housekeeping The Dance Popular Mechanics Silver Screen Ladies ' Home Journal Judge . Pictorial Review Youths ' Companion ' s ) True Story . Motion Picture . Picture Play Child Life . Modern Priscilla Arts and Decorations Abbot Ensemble Class Pictures With Byrd at the South Pole Friday night at 8:45 Second Floor Front style show Sunday morning Abbot Prom Victrola in " rec room " History of Art Pictures Date calendars Mirror on second floor Fire Drill Abbot shoes Marks Rhythmics Chidnoff P. A. Short sleeves Seniors at Faculty receptions 94
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