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Page 40 text:
THE Marguerite Capen Hearsey, Principal Parties at sunset, with Tinker on field day, poetry classes, amusing anecdotes, and gadgets for black-outs and air-raids will ever be reminders of the leader of Abbot, Miss Hearsey. These things, her friendly council, and gay smile have endeared her to the whole school. 
Page 39 text:
ground to make way for defense courses. Fire drills gave way to air raid drills and blackouts. Sugar was scarce. The soup course was omitted. We conserved paper, cut down on parties, and bought defense stamps. " Hoard- ing ' ' and " priorities ' ' became familiar words. Other words and phrases hitherto unheard of crept into our vocabula- ries. There was an air of alert- ness and of eagerness to help which was evident throughout the year. The fundamental traditions of the school were not altered, but Abbot swung into a wartime tempo. OF NINETEEN FORTY-TWO
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FACULTY AT ABBOT Getting acquainted with the Griffins ' new mascot In the faculty, too, this has been a year of change, for with the return of familiar faces has come the wel- coming of many new ones. The functions of the front offices and their occupants play an important part in an Abbotite ' s life. This she discovers early in the fall when she joins the Wednesday after lunch queue for a week-end permission from Miss Rath, signs out or sends a telegram through Miss Goodman, or when, in going to buy a ticket from Miss Baynes, she is told by Miss Robinson that she has overdrawn her account and she has no money to finance her trip. Then comes the prom with per- haps an application entered in the blind date department and partici- pation in the pre-prom fashion par- ade, both under the auspices of Miss Humes. To Miss Coolidge our student betakes herself for all requests from pins and a table cloth for a play to peppermint stick ice cream. Canteen classes, vitamins, and good meals are her specialties, so Miss Rath takes care to preserve dainty appe- J. Hope Baynes Financial Secretary 309 West 86th Street New York City Grace Goodman Assistant in Administration Office Abbot Academy Andover Barbara Humes Assistant to Principal 23 Chestnut Hill Greenfield, Massachusetts Gertrud Rath, A.B., M.A. Assistant to Principal 735 Yale Avenue Swarthmore, Pennsylvania W Louise Robinson Assistant Financial Secretary 82 Ames Street Lawrence, Massachusetts ♦Margaret Snow, A.B. Librarian Rockland, Maine ♦Died January 5, 1942 
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