4tn The year: a series of records, a collection of memories, gathered to- gether in this record album — our yearbook. PRESENTED BY THE SENIOR CLASS OF THE 1 9 5 CIRCLE ABBOT ACADEMY, ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS DEDICATED to MISS ANNA ELIZABETH ROTH Miss Roth will be remembered by the Class of 1950 for her constant and vital influence on our work; for her thought-provoking history classes; for her seldom seen, but rewarding smile; and finally, for the start which she gave us as Seniors toward finer college work. Through all these things she has won our greatest admiration and it is to her that we express our appreciation by dedicating to her this, our record album of Abbot memories. Every record needs backing, and this our sponsors, the faculty, pro- vided. To them, our thanks. We hope that this record album sings to them, as to us, the music of the year. MISS HEARSEY Miss Hearsey ' s advice and encourage- ment is ever present — her prayers in chapel, full of deep truth; private con- ferences, in which we comprehend so little of all she must consider; her friendli- ness and smiling cheerfulness; the homey coziness of Sunset. Many of our memories are linked with thoughts of Miss Hearsey — her sportsmanship, vitality, warmth, and wisdom. MISS SWEENEY So often when burdened with anxiety and problems, we are guided by Miss Sweeney ' s sage hand. Never too busy to listen, to understand, and to aid, she seems to leave with us a greater sense of self-confidence and assurance. Her sin- cerity, foresight, and guidance will always be remembered. Ah PAULINE H. ANDERSON Librarian A.B. Keuka College; B.S. in L.S. New York State College for Teachers, Albany In a Little Book Shop GERMAINE AROSA French Prix d ' excellence de diction et de comedie, Paris; Middlebiiry College of French Dites Moi JULIA KATHLEEN AYRE, R.N. Resident Nurse Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Post Graduate of Toronto Hospital for Consumptives. Button Up Your Overcoat M. DOROTHY BAKER English St. Mary ' s College, Cheltenham, England; Member of the Royal Society of Teachers There ' ll Always Be an England MARIE MADELEINE BARATTE French B. es L. Universite de Rennes, France; A.B. Dumfermline High School, Scot- land; A.M. Edinburgh University, Scotland. Let ' s Take an Old-Fashioned Walk Financial Secretary JEAN HOPE BAYNES Money Is the Boot of All Evil ADELE D. BOCKSTEDT French A.B. Mount Holyoke College; M.A. Columbia L niversity A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody BERNICE DeR. BRAINERD (Mrs. Frank B.) Secretary You ' ll Never Know WILLIAM ABBOTT CHEEVER Art Boston Museum School of Fine Arts; Paige Travelling Scholarship The Old Master Painter CONSTANCE PARKER CHIPMAN (Mrs. Reeve) Tea for Two Alumnae Secretary LOUISE LORING COFFIN Biology, General Science, Physics A.B. Radclirfe College; Graduate Study at the University of North Carolina, Harvard University Louise  HOPE COOLIDGE Dietitian, House Superintendent A.B. Salem College; M.S. Teachers College, Columbia University Shoo Fly Pie RAYMOND H. COOX Organ, Pianoforte, Theory of Music New England Conservatory of Music; Studied with Heinrich Gebhard, Boston Music, Music, Music MARION A. CROZIER Assistant to the House Superintendent A.B. Smith College; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University It Only Takes a Little Imagination MARY ELAINE DODGE Household Science A.B. Mount Allison University; B.H.S. McGill University Cup of Coffee, a Sandwich, and You GWENDOLYN ELROY Physical Education Bouve-Boston School of Physical Education; B.S. Ed. Tufts College Vm in Love with a Wonderful Guy KATE FRISKIN Choral Music, Pianoforte, Theory of Music Studied at Glasgow, Athenaeum and with Sophie Weisse, D. F. Tovey, and Tobias Matthav. Recitals in London, Liverpool, Glasgow, Boston, and New York. Kitten on the Keys MARY GAY History of Art Graduate Boston Museum School of Fine Arts; Studied in Paris with Lasar, Simon, Cottet, Menard, and Blanche The Last Time I Saic Paris CAROLYN GOODWIN A.B., M.A. Smith College It Ain ' t Necessarily So EDITH A. GRASSI A.B. Tufts College; M.A. Wellesley College The Red Silk Stockings and the Green Perfume Mathematics History, Latin EMILY HALE Dramatic Interpretation, Spoken English Special Speech and Drama, Leland Powers School, Boston; Cornish School, Seattle; Speech Institute, London; University of Wisconsin Summer School Matinee ISABEL MAXWELL HANCOCK A.B. Hollins College; M.A. in Teaching, Radclirl ' e College Stairway to the Stars Mathematics [11 1 MILDRED ALATHEA HATCH Secretarial Assistant, Latin A.B. Boston University; Graduate Study at Boston University Ain ' t She Sweet! BARBARA HUMES Sarah Lawrence College; Katharine Gibbs School Here ' s to the P. A. Boys DOROTHY Y. JUDD . 1 dm in i strut ire A ssista nt Physical Education B.S. William and Mary College; M.A. Columbia University Bibidi Bobidi Boo GERDA RUTH KAATZ Spanish A.B. University of Kansas City; M.A. State University of Illinois; Ph.D. State University of Iowa Strawberry Blonde MARTHA WILSON MacLEOD (MRS.), R.N. Resident Nurse Hartford Hospital of Nursing; Post Graduate Work in Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital You ' re So Understanding HARRIET E. McKEE A.B. Vassar College; M.A. Columbia University Long Ago and Far Away IDANELLE SAM McMURRY A.B., M.A. Vanderbilt University Why Cant You Behave? GLADYS MORLEY ORTSTEIN (Mrs. Frederick W.) Lawrence Commercial School Homework DOROTHY J. QUINTAL (Mrs. Arthur) Wedding Samba RUTH CRUPPER REEVES (Mrs.) A.B. Hollins College Pve Been Working on the Railroads Greek, Latin English Typing Secretary Administrative Assistant 12] LOUISE ROBINSON Take It Easy Assistant Financial Secretary ANNA ELIZABETH ROTH History Barnard College; Pli.B. Syracuse University; M.A., Ph.D. Radclitt ' e College America, the Beautiful HANS SIDON (The Reverend) Bible A.B.; B.D., University of Dubuque; Ph.D. Graduate School Southern Baptist Theological Seminary A Sunday Kind of Love MARJORIE FAUNCE STEVENS (Mrs. Mervin E.) A.B. Boston University Tell Me Why Mathematics CATHERINE JANE SULLIVAN Remedial Reading A.B. Wheaton College; Ed.M. Boston University; Graduate Study at Harvard University School Days GARDNER SUTTON A.B. Harvard University Strange Music Assistant Treasurer and Business Manager GERTRUDE TINGLEY Singing Studied with Mine. Povla Frjsh, Percy Rector, Stephens Isidore Luckstone. Solo appearance with the Boston Symphony Orchestra Look for the Silver Lining ELEANOR MORIN TUCKER A.B., M.A. Smith College Don ' t Want to Set the World on Fire Chemistry, Mathematics DOROTHEA WILKINSON English University of King ' s College; Woodford School for Teachers, Southsea, England Deep Purple 13] The chorus, the seniors, carries the melody, and leads the others in the swelling song of a successful year. " Quick Senior meeting after lunch in the parlor " . . .constantly collecting money — the root of all evil (?) . . . " raise your hands if you think — " . . .What size ring?. . role taking at Intervale. . . thumbtacking notices. . " We ' ll see what Miss Hearsey thinks . President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer " We must get organized ! " . . . thinking of the whole class . Roberta Ann Gibbon TOVE DlTHMER Judith Lange Nancy Gray Class Song Our yellow banner waving, Our voices raised in song, For the class of 1950 Our praises echo long! Our loyalty and spirit Soon but a memory, But we give our best to Abbot, And the class of the half century.  JOAN ALDRICH Main Street, East Douglas, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Joanie " Ready smile. . queen of the dieters. . .sunflower. . .industrious . . . up with the lark. " A " Society ' 49, ' 50, President ' 49, ' 50; Chevrons ' 49; Presi- dent Prep Class ' 47; Corridor Proctor ' 48; Draper Dramatics Assistant Stage Manager ' 49, Assistant to Director ' 49; Head of Minor Sports ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, Honorable Mention ' 49; Numerals ' 48; Senior Play ' 49; Sub-Varsity Hockey ' 49; Student Government ' 47; Varsity Tennis ' 49; W.S.S.F. ' 49, ' 50; Forum ' 47, ' 48. MARJORIE RUTH BAKER 268 Locust Avenue, Freeport, Long Island, New York 1949-1950 " Marge " Excitable. . .hearty laugh. . .friendly. . . " Well, gee! " . . .shower songstress. One Year Senior; Chief Chapel Proctor; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50. BARBARA BRUCE BALDWIN Norton Place, Chappaqua, New York 19. ' f 8-1950 " Hobby " Tea-totaler . . radiant smile. . .drag with faculty. . talented. . . sugar sweet. A.D.S. ' 49, ' 50; Courant Start ' ' 49, ' 50; Draper Dramatics ' 49; Head of News ' 49, ' 50; Forum ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Study Hall Proctor ' 50. 17] PATRICIA JEAN BARRY 16 Princeton Avenue, Andover, Massachusetts 191,8-1950 " Pat " Rob and Ray . . . monkey business . . St. Patrick ' s Day Queen . " Now, I know I ' m no example, but " . . red-haired Red Sox fan. Day Scholar Stunt Committee ' 49, ' 50: Fidclio ' 48, ' 4!). ' 50: Head of Day Scholar ' 40. ' 50; Executive Council ' 49, ' 50. MARY EYELYX BIXBY 15 Talmouth Avenue, Haverhill, Massachusetts 191,8-1950 " Mary " " Caunt understaynd it " . . feminine. . fancy footwear . . .RACY letters. . Rixby Hotel. A.C.A. Representative ' 49. ' 50: Senior Play ' 49; W.S.S.F. Representative ' 49, ' 50. NOELLE BARBARA BLACKMER •215 Main Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1946-19 7, 191,9-1950 " Xoelle " Holly .. . " Come on, kids " .. .English irit . . turned-down hose . . .gym and Angy. A.D.S. ' 49, ' 50; Day Scholar Stunt Committee ' 49, ' 50; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47; Numerals ' 50; Studv Hall Proctor ' 50.  DOROTHY WILLARD BOWMAN Enniskillen, Easton, Maryland " Mandy, " " Bow " pert and poised. . . 1946-1950 Sudden .spurts of gaiety. . little gismo. whatchamadoodelies . . capable. " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 49, ' 50; Chevrons ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; President Prep Class ' 46; Vice-President Junior Class ' 47: Corridor Proctor ' 46, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Courant Staff ' 48, ' 49, ' 50, Editor ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 46, ' 47; Numerals ' 47; Senior Play ' 49; Student Government ' 46; Varsity Track ' 48; Forum. ELIZABETH BRADLEY 122 Bay Ridge Road, LaPorte, Texas 1947-1950 Cheese fiend . . " How high the Moon? " . . .huge grin, sport . . . be-bop. " Libby " . LaPorte " A " Societv ' 49, ' 50; Chevrons ' 49; Choir ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; New Fidelio ' 48; ' Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Head of Track ' 49; Hiking Leader ' 48, Head of Hiking Leaders ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48, ' 49; Senior Play ' 49; School Song Leader ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Track ' 48, ' 49; Varsity Tennis ' 49; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50. PATRICIA ANN BIRKE -240 Roxbury Street, Keene, New Hampshire 19! t 8-1950 " Patty " Rosy cheeks . . . A for appetite . . sunshine. . lovely long lashes . . . quiet exuberance. Corridor Proctor ' 49; Costume Committee Draper Dramatics ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Senior Play ' 49; Varsity Hockey ' 49; Year- book Staff ' 49, ' 50.  ALISON CARTER Sill Lane, Old Lyme, Connecticut 515 East 86 Street, New York, New York 1947-1950 Life of the party. . .atomic. Madam President 1975. corridor crooning. " Sunny " Y ale fan!.. . A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50, President ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 49; Draper Dramatics ' 48; Numerals ' 49: Study Hall Proctor ' 50; Varsitv Tennis ' 49; Student Federalist; Forum ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50. 1947-1950 CONSTANCE COREY Bristol Road, Damariscotta, Maine " Connie " South American devotee ... mood indigo. . .Chancha. . .emotion in key motion . . . lost week-ends. Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50; Treasurer A.A.A. ' 49, ' 50; A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Sub-Varsity Baseball ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Sub- Varsitv Basketball ' 48, ' 49; Varsity Basketball ' 49. CHARLOTTE JANE CURRIER Andrews Road, Greenwich, Connecticut 1948-1950 " Janie " West Pointed. . .caramel-chewer. . . " Leave us leave! " . . . Ver- mont house parties . . . gifted goalie. New Fidelio ' 49; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Study Hall Proctor ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 50. [2(f] GEORGETTE DAVIS Woodside Drive, Greenwich, Connecticut 1947-1950 " Gette " " Ishmali " .. .ape-faces. . titterer . . .proctor pains. . conscien- tious and efficient . " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; A.D.S. ' 49, ' 50; Student Head of Bazaar ' 49; Secretary Senior-Mid Class ' 48; President Senior-Mid Class ' 49; Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48; Coward Staff ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Draper Dramatics ' 48; New Fidelio ' 49; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Sub- Varsity Hockey ' 48, ' 49; Vice-President Student Government ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Baseball ' 49; Brooks Plav ' 49. TOVE DITHMER Rua Guatemala 209, Jardim America, Sao Paulo, Brazil 1948-1950 " Toe " " Ok what o 2 " can do! " . . .witty, winsome, and wurable. . .de- ceiving baby-face . . . Brazil n ut . . . MEXagerie. A.C.A. Representative ' 48, ' 49; Bazaar Committee ' 49; Cheer- leader ' 48, ' 49; Treasurer Senior-Mid Class ' 49; Secretary Senior-Mid Class ' 49; Vice-President Senior Class ' 49, ' 50; Prom Decorations Committee ' 49, 50; Senior Play ' 49; Student Government ' 49, ' 50; Study Hall Proctor ' 49; Editor-in-Chief of The Circle ' 49, ' 50. MARGARET AIKEN DOANE Doane Ranch, Bandera, Texas 191,8-1950 " Peg " Unforgettably confusin and amnsin ' . . . knobby knees. . . " Stardust " . . .rubber face. . .languid Southern stroll. Prom Committee Decorations ' 49, 50; Senior Play ' 49; Sub- Varsitv Basketball ' 48, ' 49; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50.  Rl ' TH EASTWOOD DOHERTY •24? Cedar Street, Englewood, New Jersey 1948-1950 " Bird " Last-m in ute scurrier . . . " Just wait ' til you get a load of THIS! " . . .famous jokester. . . ready for a laugh . . . bird baths. Senior Play ' 49; Study Hall Proctor ' 49, ' 50; Head of Riding ' 50. AXXE DUNSFOKD 54 Westford Road, Chelmsford, Massachusetts W7-1950 " Annie, " " Dunce " " Flather " . . animated eyes. . explosive laugh . . BILLed up. . . Goddess of beauty. AAA. Council ' 50; A.C.A. Representative ' 48, ' 49; Cheer- leader ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Vice-President Junior-Mid Class ' 48, ' 49; Head of Dance ' 50; Numerals ' 48; Prom Committee ' 49, ' 50; Senior Play ' 49; Varsity Track ' 49; Varsity Lacrosse ' 49; Varsitv Tennis ' 50. CYNTHIA EDNA FAIGLE 141 Elm Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1948-1950 " Cynnie ' " Be good, now " . ..Lire wire . . .blondie . . P.A. ' s actress.. Charleston queen. Prom Committee ' 50; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50.  BEVERLEY FRANCES FLATHER 154 Bowen Street, Providence, Rhode Island 1947-1950 " Lee, " " Bev " " Now Charles — my brother, that is! " .. .sympathetic ear... Tania. . .subtle wit. . .Brownie. President A.C ' .A. ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Draper Dramatics ' 49; New Fidelio ' 49; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 48, ' 49; Honor Roll ' 47; Numerals ' 49; Execu- tive Council Student Government ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Tennis ' 49; Forum ' 48, ' 49; French Play at Phillips ' 50; President World Federalists ' 48, ' 49. JANE RUTH GAFILL 2810 Marine Street, South Bend, Indiana 1948-1950 " Janie " Always cheery . . .expressive features. . . " What time is it, Bets? " . . .winkin, blinkin, and noddin . . .canary. A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50, Treasurer ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 49, ' 50; Choir ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; President Junior-Mid Class ' 48; New Fidelio ' 49; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Librarian ' 49, ' 50. ROBERTA ANN GIBBON 4214 Country Club Boulevard, Sioux City, Iowa 1948-1950 " Robbie " Ready for Peddie. . .gimme a ciggy-baby. . .oh, those train trips! . . .back slapper . . .friendly chuckle. A.C.A. Representative ' 48, ' 49; President Senior Class ' 49, ' 50; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Prom Committee ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 49; Student Gover cut ' 49, ' 50; Music Studio Committee ' 49, ' 50.  ELIZABETH ANN GOODSPEED 22 Ridgewood Road, West Hartford, Connecticut 1 947-1950 " Betsy, " " Bots " " Hurry up, Janie! " .. operatic aspirations. . .Repunzal .. . Glee Club dates. . subtle humor. " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Choir ' 47. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48, ' 49; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; President ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 48; Recreation Room Committee ' 49, ' 50, Chairman ' 49, ' 50; Griffin Song Leader ' 49, ' 50; Sub-Varsity Hockey ' 49; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50: Music Studio Committee ' 49, ' 50; Study Hall Proctor ' 50. NANCY JEAN GRAY 505 Delaware Avenue, Urbana, Illinois 19 V -1950 ' Xance " Artistic flair . quiet amusement. . " Hey, Ish! " . . .dimplified . . .Rec room habit. int. A.C.A. Representative ' 47, ' 48; Treasurer Senior Class ' 49, ' 5(1; Courani Staff ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 48; Prom Decorations Committee ' 50. MARY JANE GREEN WALD Willow Road, Woodmere, Long Island, New York 191t6-195() " Mickey " " 29th Flavor " . . those flirty , flirty eyes . . extremely express-ire . . . busting icith vitality. . .knitted suit. A. A. A. Captain of Gargoyles ' 49, ' 50; " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Chevrons ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Corridor Proctor " 49; Draper Dramatics ' 49; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 47; Recreation Room Committee ' 48, ' 49; Gargoyle Song Leader ' 48, ' 49; Sub-Varsitv Basketball ' 46, ' 47; Vars ' itv Track ' 47; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50.  JOYCE GRIFFIN 112 Bartlett Street, Winthrop, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Joycie " Russ — ing around. . .elfish. . .problems. . history head. . . Win- thro ) dialect. Senior Play ' 43; Numerals ' 48. ANN HARTWELL 1938 Wood Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 1947-1950 " Ann " More mail from more males. . .huM AN ily lover .. .Colorado cowgirl. . fun and fancy free . . .coltish caperings. Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48; Honor Roll ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 49; Senior Play ' 49; Varsity Track ' 48; Representative World Student Service Fund ' 47, ' 48. y ANN EL IZABETH HIGGINS 17 Quincy Street, Methuen, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Ann " Exeter!!. ' .. .latest styles. .. " I ley, you know what? " .. .lush green convertible . . .finger-curled hair. A.C.A. ' 50; Bazaar Committee ' 48, ' 49; Draper Dramatics ' 49; Day Scholars Stunt Committee ' 47, Chairman ' 50; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Senior Play ' 50; World Student Service Fund, Day Scholar Collector ' 50; Yearbook, Business Manager ' 50.  JULIA GRANGER HOLT Zaccheus Mead Lane, Greenwich, Connecticut 1947-1950 " Judy, " " Jud " " Bully " . . .clowning . . .helping hand. . rim, rigor, and ritality . . . -shine. Vice-President ' 49, ' 50; " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48; Choir ' 49, ' 50; Vice-President Junior Class ' 47, ' 48; Presi- dent Senior-Mid Class ' 48, ' 49; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 48; Prom Commit- tee ' 49; Student Government ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Hockey ' 48, ' 49; Varsity Baseball ' 48; Brooks Play ' 49; Editor of The Page ' 48. CORALIE HUBERTH Brevoort Road, Chappaqua, New York 1948-1950 " Toddy " Snapping scissors . . .golden mane. . athletic. . smiling " Hiiii. ' " . . .cheerful cheering. A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 49; Head of Hockey ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Varsity Hockey ' 49. NORA JOHNSON 204 East 62nd Street, New York, New York 1947-1950 " Xora " New Yorkish . . . Nora liernhart ' s barber shop... mad inspira- tions. . . sweet talk? . . .typewriter tornado. Courant Staff ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Senior Play ' 49; Brooks Play ' 49; French Play at Phillips ' 50.  CAROLINE MARGARET KIMBERLY Main Street, Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Mucin ' Lukewarm " Nescafe " . . .placidity, alligator. . .knitting knack. .busy bearer. . .-pumps a la A.C.A., Representative ' 4(i, ' 47, Treasurer ' 49, ' 50; " A " So- ciety ' 49, ' 50; President Junior-Mid Class ' 47, ' 48; Corridor Proctor ' 46, ' 47, ' 48; Draper Dramatics ' 48; New Fidelio ' 47; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Student Government ' 47; Study Hall Proctor ' 49, ' 50; World Student Service Fund Representative ' 48, ' 49; Yearbook Start ' ' 49, ' 50; Senior Play ' 49. MARGARETTA LAMMOT duPONT KITCHELL Rock Spring, Montchanin, Delaware 19J,6-1950 Meg, " " Peggy " " Hello! " . . . " Mm — . ' Delish! " . . " Oh, depression! " . . .deep musical laugh . . . pleasant and pleasing. A.A.A. Council ' 49, ' 50, Captain of Griffins ' 49, ' 50; " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Choir ' 49, ' 50; Cor- ridor Proctor ' 49; Secretary Junior Class ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; New Fidelio ' 48; Numerals ' 48: Prom Committee Chair- man ' 50; Recreation Room Committee ' 47, ' 48; Class Song Leader ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Griffin Song Leader ' 48, ' 49; Sub- Yarsitv Hockev ' 48, ' 49; Varsitv Hockev ' 48, ' 49; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50. MARILYN DOROTHY LAMPERT 44 Highland Avenue, Haverhill, Massachusetts 1917-1950 " Dot, " " Doftie " Modern Romance Girl . . thoughtful . . l:nit-wit. . .those great big beautiful eyes. . . " You ha rent been home to Haverhill yet — hare you? " Choir ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 47. ' 4S; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Assistant Head of Dance ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48; Senior Play ' 47, ' 48; Yearbook Staff ' 49, ' 50; Music Studio Committee Chairman ' 49, ' 50; Brooks Plav ' 49; Phillips French Play ' 50; Forum ' 47, ' 48. ' 49, ' 50.  JUDITH MONTGOMERY LANGE 3 0 Superior Street, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 1948-1950 " Judy, " " Jupe " " Now, Deborah! " . . . pink and white ... " If you see my brother — " . . versatile. . . sweet and low. Secretary Senior Class ' 4ft, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 49, ' 50; New Fidelio ' 49; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 49; Sub-Varsity Basketball ' 48; Varsity Basketball ' 49; Varsity Lacrosse ' 49; Music Studio Committee ' 49, ' 50. ur 1947-1950 MARY LOUISE LESTER South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut " Mary Lou " " Louie, " " Mare " pocketbook Quiet humor. . .horse lover. . .petiteness personified cowboy Novel fan! . . . " Hey, Sandy. " Secretary Junior Class ' 47, ' 48; Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Davis Hall Proctor ' 48, ' 59. 1946-1950 ANN LINDAMOOD Tiptonville, Tennessee " Ann, " " Underwood " . Charleston jitters " Volunteers, please! " ... prim and proper. . . .for Pete ' s sake! . . energetic. A.C.A. Representative ' 46, ' 47; " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; A.D.S ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48, ' 49; Treasurer Prep Class ' 46, ' 47; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Head of Tennis ' 49 Head of Gym ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Nu merals ' 48; Rec Room Committee ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Tennis ' 49 Chairman World Student Service Fund ' 49, ' 50; Forum ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Honorable Mention ' 49.  MARGARET MARY LURTON ' 238 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, New York 1948-1950 " Peg, " " Peggy " Friendly spirit . . . apt giggler ... " Turn on the light, Bobby, you ' ll ruin your eyes! " . . .sweater and sock sets. . .home, sweet home. A.C.A. Vice-President ' 49, ' 50; Cheerleader ' 49, ' 50; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 48, ' 49; Prompter Senior Play ' 49; Student Government ' 49, ' 50; Music Studio Committee ' 49, ' 50; Forum ' 49, ' 50. VIRGINIA ANN MERRIWETHER Myala Farm, R.D. 1, Malvern, Pennsylvania 1947-1950 " A nn, ' Anni " Hey, Room! " . . .Gentlemen prefer Blondes. . . " get rid of that gum! " . . .now or Neville. . .serene and stately. A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50, Secretary-Treasurer ' 48, ' 49; President Junior Class ' 47, ' 48; Vice-President Senior-Mid Class ' 48, ' 49; Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48; Draper Dramatics ' 47, ' 48; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Honor Roll ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Honorable Mention ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 48; Rec Room Com- mittee ' 48, ' 49; Student Government ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50, Presi- dent ' 49, ' 50, Executive Council ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Tennis ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Lacrosse ' 49. -■ ■ ANN KEYES MOSER Palmer ' s Hill Road, Stamford, Connecticut 1947-1950 " Ann, " " Annie " " Heeeeee! " .. . " That ' s swell! " .. .early morning gargler . . . friendliness plus. . .attentive listener. Corridor Proctor ' 48, ' 49; Draper Dramatics Costume Com- mittee ' 48, ' 49; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Senior Play ' 49; Study Hall Proctor ' 49; Varsity Tennis ' 49.  ELIZABETH MOSS 4815 Jefferson Road, P.O. Box 281, Athens, Georgia 1946-1950 " Libby " Southern drawl. innate humor . . .leisurely. . .Georgia peach . . . bluskability. " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Chevrons ' 49, ' 50; Secretary Prep Class ' 46, ' 47; Honor Roll ' 46, ' 47; Numerals ' 48; Senior Play ' 49; Sub-Varsity Basketball ' 47; Varsity Basketball ' 48, ' ' 49; Varsity Baseball ' 49; World Student Service Fund Committee ' 49, ' 50; Davis Hall Proctor ' 48, ' 49. JANE EVELYN POPE 100 Overlake Park, Burlington, Vermont 1948-1950 " Janic " W inning smile. . natural. . .cap clamps curls. . .inner glow. . . Pope ' s no dope on the slope. Corridor Proctor ' 49; Courant Staff ' 49, ' 50; Head of Winter Sports ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 49; Sub-Varsity Basketball ' 49; Senior Play Properties ' 49; Davis Hall Proctor ' 48, ' 49; Forum ' 49, ' 50. VALERIE PURVIANCE CoSilla " 2468, Santiago, Chile 1947-1950 " Vol " " . . c: " It ' s delightful down in Chile " . . .painted lips. . ..sophisticated lady. . flying snow. . .glory at her finger tips. Draper Dramatics ' 49; Senior Plav ' 49; Sandwich Sale for CARE ' 49.  DEBORAH JANE REDFIELI) 88 Bradlee Avenue, Swarnpscott, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Debby " " Siveet and lovely " . . . " oh, do you really think It looks all right? " . . .ovr hearts belong to Daddy. . baby tail:. . .rev room rhythm. A.A.A. Secretary ' 49, ' 50; " A " Society ' 49, ' 50; Corridor Proctor ' 48; President Junior Class ' 4fi: Vice-President Junior Class ' 47; New Fidelio ' 48; Fidelio ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Head of Tennis ' 49; Numerals ' 48; Sub-Varsity Basketball ' 47, ' 48; Sub-Var- sity Tennis ' 47; Student Government ' 46; Study Hall Proctor ' 50; Varsity Basketball ' 49; Varsity Tennis ' 48, ' 49. ALICE EGBERT RUSSELL 2721 Marine Street, South Bend, Indiana 1947-1950 " Rusty " " One hundred and one pounds of fun " .. .lanky-limbs. . . Voguish . . . voice variations. . .New York week-ends. President Junior Class ' 47, ' 48; Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48; Draper Dramatics ' 48, ' 49; Numerals ' 49; Rec Room Com- mittee ' 47, ' 48; Senior Play Stage Manager ' 49; Sub- Varsity Baseball ' 47, ' 48; Student Government ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Secretary ' 49, ' 50; Varsity Baseball ' 49. JANE WYATT RUSSELL Pomfret Road, Woodstock, Vermont 19 ' ,6-1950 Cute as a button. . bing along. . .Ili-ho " Janie " " Is it worth my while? " . . .ringlets. . .bob- A.A.A. President ' 49, ' 50; " A " Society ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; A.D.S. ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Bazaar Committee ' 49; Chevrons ' 48, ' 49, ' .50; Secretary Prep Class ' 46, ' 47; Treasurer Senior-Mid Class ' 4S. ' 49; Fidelio ' 48; Numerals ' 47; Prom Committee ' 4S; Su! - Varsity Hockey ' 46; Varsity Hockey ' 47, ' 48, ' 49; Student Government Executive Council ' 49, ' 50; Varsity lacrosse ' 49.  NANCY LOUISE SHULZE 1 Carisbrooke Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1947-1950 " Nancy " No-o-o-o-o!!! . . .monkey business — night shift. . .infirmary ex- cuses .. .music, music, music. ... " Where can I buy a new character? " Choir ' 49, ' 50; Fidelio ' 49, ' 50; Hiking Leader ' 48, ' 49; Honor Roll ' 48, ' 49; Senior Play ' 50. BARBARA SOMERS Wycoff Avenue, Wycoff, New Jersey 1947-1950 " Barb, " " Barbie " Guffaws. . .chicken feathers. . constant hubbub. . fun-loving . . . volcanic. Cheerleader ' 47, ' 48, ' 49, ' 50; Secretary Junior-Mid Class ' 47, ' 48; Numerals ' 49; Prom Committee ' 50; Senior Play ' 49; Study Hall Proctor ' 49; Varsity Hockey ' 48. EVA AUGUSTA SONTUM Grensen 5 and 7, Oslo, Norway Riverdale Towers, 3103 Fairfield Avenue, Bronx, New York 1948-1950 " Eva " Optimistic. . .happy girl. . .smooth stride. . .goldilocks. . healthy Eva. Numerals ' 49; Senior Play ' 49; French Play at Phillips ' 50; Forum ' 49, ' 50. [32 J SARAH MARION STEVENS 61 Berkeley Street, Nashua, New Hampshire 1946-1950 " Sally, " " Stetie " " Oh, I was so embarrassed. ' " . . .tiny waist, full of pep. . end- less wardrobe . . . happy-go-lucky. A.C.A., Representative ' 48, ' 49, Secretary ' 49, ' 50; Chevrons ' 48, ' 50; Treasurer; Vice-President and Treasurer; Corridor Proctor ' 47, ' 48; Draper Dramatics ' 47, ' 48, Costume Com- mittee; Honorable Mention ' 47, ' 48; Numerals ' 47; Prom Committee ' 49; Senior Play ' 49; Gargovle Song Leader ' 49, ' 50. SALLY WARD STILSON Madison Heights, Anderson, Indiana 1949-1950 " Sally " Eyes that sparkle. . .song comjwser . . .personality . . .glowing. " Oh, people! " One-year Senior JOY STURGIS •26 Prentiss Lane, Belmont, Massachusetts 1948-1950 " Joy " " Baby " . . curly top. . .contagious laugh. . .coy grin. . .eyebrow artist. Draper Dramatics ' 48  SALLY ANN WESTHAVEB -23 Cheever Circle, Andover, Massachusetts 1948-1950 " Sal " " You know? " . . snake lover. . sudden fabulous trips to Boston . . .delightful dancer . . .elfish. Cheerleader ' 49, ' 50; Senior Play " 50. ; r»- ' i GLORIA HOPE YOFFA 3 Hopkins Avenue, Beverly, Massachusetts 1946-1950 " Gfo " Pint-sized dynamite. . .art for Art ' s sake. . .gigantic sweaters. . . bobby-soxer . . .Eckstein ecstasy. Head of Basketball ' 49; Corridor Proctor ' 49; A. A. A. Council ' 49, ' 50; Numerals ' 49; Sub-Varsity Baseball ' 49; Varsity Baseball ' 47, ' 48. CYNTHIA AT WOOD 45 Scott Road, Watertown, Connecticut 1949-1950 " Cindy ' Third-floor visitant .. .casual Cindy ... " Well, kiddo! " . . Watertown partiality. . .crazy — for jazz! One-year Senior (Special Student)  Cum Haube, 1950 Roberta Ann Gibbon Ann Lindamood Elizabeth Bradley Ann Elizabeth Higgins Georgette Davis Judith Montgomery Lange i onor 8, 1949 Patricia Hall Bleecker Madelon Elliott Olney Freder icka Marian Brown Esther Katharine Peirce Barbara Chapin Hamby Mary Lois Pendleton Johanna Scott West  Class Ann Connie Lee Libby Robbie Peg KlTCH Judy Val Most Poised Most Talented First to be married Most Intelligent Best Personality Best Figure Most Popular Best Athlete Most Sophisticated  Poll XORA Stevie JUPE Barb Ann Tove Bird Sally DUNSE Most Likely to Succeed Best Dressed Most Efficient Class Clown, Wittiest Best All -Around Cutest Class Pessimist . Class Optimist Best Looking A Senior ' s Typical Day 6:4.5 anybody got some ear plugs? 7:14 rarin ' to go? hot and cold flashes do our eves deceive us? it pays to be ignorant ' Not in MY constitution! " " butt " time. . .but what? care to join us in a spot of warm milk? ' munchin ' at luncheon time out for study (?) physically fit tisket-a-tasket, a green and orange _ basket bloop — bleep ! and what did YOU do down town? bewitched, bothered, and be- wildered with a song in my heart male time readin ' , ' ritin ' , and ' rithmetic candv ' n cake = CALORIES Duz does everything short snort I can dream, can ' t I? ' Try to get some sleep, girls! " The sea, the sand, and a " sig " . . .water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink. . . all I got for Christmas was my two front teeth . . . one keg of milk for the four of us . . . there ' s an awful lot of coffee in the pot. . . ' ' With this ring — " . . .Chief, Cook, and Bottlewasher. . . What cards!. . . " It kept me in stitches " . . . " Some eyes twinkle " . . .Poohed by Winnie. . .a lov-e-ly bunch. . .Casino Baronial. . .sitting pretty. . eat, drink, and be merry for in two days we graduate. . .on the threshold.  We Seniors Returning — with summer tans; readjusting to rules and bells and brain fatigue; a bit confused, but anxious to prove our worth as Seniors. Ouk Picnic — with hot dogs and sand; a bright blue world and a pounding surf; really being a class as a whole. Sudden Realization — with our first Sunday coffee; " Senior meeting after lunch. . . " ; poetry class and Senior play try outs. Our Parlor — always bulging; radio blaring; sagging sofa and bulletin-board reminders; a room of our own — what would we do without it! Senior Lights — when we fought the Revolution, wrote the Constitution, and issued Green- backs; " To be or not to be " . . .je rous en prie . . . Ca(C10) 2 . . .le gusta mucho; bitten nails and blue-circled eyes. Those Saturday Leaves — with the first inhale; hasty and hysterical lunches; windblown hair; Bonwit ' s and the subway; tearing for the 5:14: weary bones, exciting packages, smiling faces. Big Days — we squealingly got our photo proofs; the Ring Ceremony when the gold bands with 1950 slipped on our fingers; backstage bustling and the Senior Play; Intervale: Paradise regained! Prom plans — then suddenly the male invasion, yellow roses, good-byes; " How many graduation invitations will I need? " ; hibernating to Baronial and fireside chats; gown-fittings; College Boards and wobbly knees; the Bazaar; replies from colleges; then all at once our last picnic, the Garden Party, Draper Dram, the final concert. Unforgettable — morning chapel that means so much; shadows across the snow on the circle; cheeseburgers at Ford ' s; that last-minute curl before calling hour; dinners at Sunset; bird walks in the great outdoors; Source themes and living in the library; minute bank accounts; Sunday Vespers; the Maple Walk in Spring- time. . . Graduation — with eyes bright but brimming; blue gowns and pink roses; an endless march up the aisle; diplomas and congratulations; tearful farewells, bulging suitcases, mingled joy and sorrow, and many memories.  Of course the records need ac- companiment! Our underclassmen, the orchestra, give the background music and prepare to carry on. SENIOR-MID CLASS OFFICERS— FIRST TERM Back Row: left to right: S. Mason, Secretary; D. Massie, Treasurer Front Row, left to right: D. Colburn, Vice President; L. Eccles, President How to Make a Senior Pie This won ' t be difficult for us Seniors- to-be, to make the perfect Senior pie. We have all the ingredients! Looking over the list of the Senior-Mids, we notice that every one of us will add good flavor to this happy combination. First we ' ll need a crust as the founda- tion; the class officers should furnish this. We ' ll add to the filling some girls like Huffy or Frances for their intelli- gence; spiced with a little Mary Macy; with foreign ingredients such as Minola or Flor; Harmony will be Sheila or Slick; beauty such as Connie or Cora Alice; artistic touches by Jo Anne and Polly; and top it off with fluff like Marcia and Happy. This pie will be all that it should be, in unity, sweetness, and goodness, mixed with flavor and life. It ' s a pie that we ' re all proud to be a part of, and one that when tasted will be a savory dish. Back Row, left to right: S. C. Smith, M. Silver, M. Slysz, J. Barnard, It. Denoyelles Third Row: A. Spencer, A. Emmert, C. Ericksen, T. Smith, L. Eccles, C. A. St. John, B. Dougherty, B. Fuller Second Row: V. Floyt, S. A. Dower, M. Warner, A. Bissell, P. Whittall, R. Reifsnyder, X. Allen, M. Habsburg, A.Beryh Front Row: P. Paradise, D. Colburn, V. Furst, J . Godfrey, B. Gibson, S. Kimball, F. Lane, G. Barrington Camera Shy: A. Faulk, S. Wallace Dtt T. r ■■ 1 w w 9 — a Iw m mm Ia»  Class Song Onward the class of ' 51 As we march together Loyal and steadfast We will ever remain. Hear our united voices Praising our alma mater Bearing the banner blue The class of ' 51! SENIOR MIDS — SECOND TERM Back Row: D. Massie, Secretary; P. Smith, Treasurer Front Row: J. Mason, Vice President; V. Hoyt, President Back Row: B. Wood, P. Smith, A. Tenches, A. Taylor, E. Gellatly Fourth Row: E. Thompson, P. Holden, S. Suenson, P. Driscoll, J. Morrison, S. Finger, F. Russell, J. Dickson Third Row: E. Chaplin, D. Massie, N. Bentley, M. Sesbit, M. Teasdale, M. M. Wheeler, F. White Second Row: S. Mason, L. Lovejoy, C. Hummel, N. Mercer, J. Marble, H. McConnel, D. Randall, S. Young Front Row: G. Stanley, C. Hall, M. Crane, M . Kimberly, J. Xielsen, F. Taylor, A. Emmons, E. Grieco  JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Back Row: ,1 . Baird, Treasurer ' 49; B. Griffiths, Secretary ' 49: . . Edwards, Secretary ' 50; . . Emmons, Treasurer ' 50 Front Row: M. Artz, Vice President ' 49; C. Markeri, Presi- dent ' 49; B. Aldrich, President ' 50; J. Wood, Vice President ' 50 Junior Journal Flash : Who threw the lizard in choral? Society : Mikado opens at Davis Hall with bril- liant assemblage of stars — Four gay parties — candy cigarettes and coke enjoyed by all. Cinderellas of " Fern Sem " left Tea Dance at stroke of seven. Silks and satins appear in choral modeled by day scholars. Lost and Found: Found: Lights in Homestead Lost : Several citations on campus — please return to rightful owners. Found: Four posture markers, lost. Found: Showers, lost again. Lost and Found: Pounds, open to exchange Obituary : " You have seen us walk in fours " For Sale: Front door, Homestead, excellent condition, good as new, only slightly used. Donation jars. Wanted : Ski-tow for Suicide; one Junior housing project: express elevator to Abbey rec-room. Anonymous. We the " 42 " of 2 hail the Senior class; onward to success! Back Row: C. Chase, J. Wood, P. Goodrww, X. Muth. A. Sanborn, S. Smith, C. Reynolds, B. Carrey, A. Allen, B. Aldrich Third Row: A. Lyons, J. Merriwether, K. Noting, P. Kotraschek, R. DeRosa, B. Waskowitz, C. Marked, R. Espaillat, .V. Penwell, E. Dairy, M. Xoss Second Row: .V. Faraci, M . Artz. S. Emmons, B. Nichols, A. Stefani, M. Howes, M. Edson, E. Kenah, J. Baird, S. Mathey, II. Broun Front Row: . . Lafferty, J. Wall, J. Edwards, M. Sullivan, K. Larson, R. Johnson, R. Santum, E. Griffiths, A. Merch- ant, J. Seaman  Preps Crash! A loud scream. Another blind has fallen. . .the steady patter of feet, beating a path to Miss Goodwin ' s door . . .wild parties, planned and other- wise . . . exercises in the hall . . . bribing day students to buy food. . .learning rules. . " Liz Taylor is not. ..!! " ... Miss Hearsey and Winnie-the-Pooh . . . Canasta . . . shower troubles . . . learn- ing the Charleston . . . Dawn Patrol . . . election nerves . . . money troubles . . . All these and a million more things have contrived to make the Prep year an eventful and unforgettable one. We are proud of our class — its spirit and the unity of the day scholars and boarders. Through a year of joy, heart- ache, tears and laughter, we hope we ' ve proved that we are true-blue and worthy. Abbot will see a lot more of us, and we hope that, in the coming years, we may leave an indelible mark as a wonderful class ! PREP CLASS OFFICERS D. Pettit, Vice-President ' 49, Secretary ' 50; P. Eveleth, Presi- dent ' 50; . Marvell, Treasurer ' 50; H. VanDusen, Vice-Presi- dent ' 49; E. Allen, Secretary ' 50; P. Bushnell, President ' 49; C. Weldon, Treasurer ' 49 Back Row, left to right: C. Benedict, C. Weldon, E. Stern, II. Neisser, II. Marvell, N. Bailey, M. Andersson, B. Em- mons, R. Gardner, D. Flather, C. Sippy, II. Glidden, P. Eveleth Front Row: left to right: P. Bushnell, A. Zuill, M. Williams, E. Allen, H. Van Dusen, D. Pettit, M. Scandura, M. Brouillard, R. Wheeler 47] 6 5 A few solos rise above the melody, and the actual leaders reveal their qualities which help all to harmonize. £cousl STUDENT GOVERNMENT Back Row, left to right: P. Bushnell, T. Dithmer, J. Holt, C. Marked, L. Eccles, P. Eveleth, G. lloyt, M. Lurton, B. Aldrich Front Row, left to right: R. Gibbon, J. Russell, G. Davis, Vice President; A. Merriwether, President; A. Russell, Secretary; B. Flather, P. Barry Student Government STUDENT GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE COUNCIL Left to right: R. A. Gibbon, J. Russell, G. Davis, A. Merriwether, A. Russell, B. Flather, P. Barry Student Government at Abbot is not abstract and withdrawn from the stu- dent body. On the contrary, from the time a girl enters Abbot until her graduation Stu-G plays an important part in her life. It may be that her contact with it is only in an official capacity, and she may be conscious of the officers as the girls who remind her of the rules that must be obeyed. However, the sense of fair play, sports- manship and honor achieved under Student Government has an indescrib- able effect on the future life of every Abbot girl. The work of the 1949-1950 council included alteration of the citation system, and sponsorship of correspondences between Abbot and young people of other countries. On November 5-6, 1949, representatives of the New England Student Government Association met in Andover. The work of the council regulates and sets a high standard for Abbot students.  A. C. A. Together with the efforts of the World Student Service Fund, A.C.A. has contributed to many charities to aid in the fight against suffering. A.C.A. began the year with a lively Old Girl-New Girl party, with games, stunts, refreshments and new friends for everyone. During the fall many of us experienced " second-childhood " while dressing dolls and choosing toys to send to the Hindman Settlement. Saint Nick stopped here at the party A.C.A. gave for Andover children, with presents for each little boy and girl. The Preps and Juniors gave The Birds ' Christmas Carol, and to the tune of " Jingle Bells " the party came to a happy end. A basket of fruit was presented to the Andover Old Folks ' Home for their Christmas. The candle- light Vesper Service, with the reading of two stories, was a delightful part of A.C.A. OFFICERS B. Flather, President; M. Lurton, Vice President; C. Kimberly, Secretary; S. Stevens, Treasurer our unforgettable Christmas at Abbot. Throughout the year A.C.A. con- ducted the Wednesday morning chapel. Back Row, left to right: E. Chaplin, A. Lyons Third Row, left to right: D. Pettit, P. Bushnell, S. Stilson, A. Faulk Second Row, left to right: M. Bixby, A. Higgins, J. Nielsen, A. Spencer Front Row: C. Kimberly, Treasurer; B. Flather, President; M. Lurton, Vice President; S. Stevens, Secretary  Back Row, left to right: M. Nesbit, F. White, C. Furst, T. Holt Third Row: D. Lam pert, S. Kimball, E. Bradley, L. Eccles Second Row: M. M . Wheeler, M. Teasdale, B. Gibson, E. Good speed Front Row: T. Gafill, S. Swenson, N. Shulze, M. Kitchell. Miss Friskin, Directress Choir The Abbot Chapel Choir, a group of about sixteen voices, for the most part Seniors, sings each Sunday at vespers. Under the direction of Miss Kate Friskin, we aspire to master the difficult passages in many of the classical four-part an- thems. It is work, and fun, and we love it. Fidelio Early in the fall, the lucky chosen fifty hurry to the first meeting of Fidelio. The program would include a concert at Abbot with the Exeter boys as our sing- ing guests, and then another at Governor Dummer where we would be the visitors. Both events meant dinner parties before and dancing after the programs. AVe would also sing a vesper service in the Phillips Academy chapel with the choir. Under the baton of our gifted director, Miss Kate Friskin, we worked out of the flats into some too sharps until we finally became natural, or so we hoped, especially on the big occasion. Fidelio enriches our years at Abbot, for as underclassmen we listen to the beauti- ful choral concerts, and as upperclassmen we take pride in either achieving mem- bership, or else seeing our classmates participate in the traditional success of this time-honored organization. FIDELIO  Dramatics Tryouts; Miss Hale ' s scribbled notices; rehearsals; playbooks dog-eared from study; rehearsals; butterflies; curtain time. Yes, " The play ' s the thing. " December brought the seniors ' presen- tation of Fanny and the Servant Problem. Never shall we forget the dashing picture of Fanny and her lover, or the Bennett family ' s rendition of " Soldiers of Christ Arise " as it echoed and re-echoed through Bantock Hall. From the enthusiastic cheers of the underclassmen, the seniors knew their comedy had been a success. The Abbot Dramatic Society includes some of the more talented actresses of the school. The membership, on a competitive basis, was increased from ten to sixteen this year, so that more girls might share its opportunities. Another new feature was the holding of monthly meetings, the purpose of which was to give the members a wider knowledge of the theatre. The climax of the year ' s work came in April when A.D.S. put on Dear Brutus, the NORA AND PEGGY " Lady and Lord Bantock " well-beloved play of James Barrie. With Sonny ' s battle cry, " Let ' s clear the stage, " school girls adopted varied and complex characters. After these two entertaining plays, Abbot turned her eyes towards Draper Dramatics, the play which would high- light the graduation activities. A. D. S. Back Row, left to right: M. Whittall, R. Reifsnyder, F. Russell, J. Russell, A. Merriwether, N. Blachmer, G. Davis Second Row, left to right: F. White, C. Corey Front Row, left to right: A. Lindamood, C. Huberth, B. Baldwin, A. Carter, President; . . Gafill, Treasurer [ 53 ] |0W ISTHE TIME! .. H 1 1 Courant We don ' t see our names in lights, but we do see them in print! Of course, not only our names appear in print, but our literary aspira- tions as well, and these, in their final presentation, make up Cour- ant. Courant is the school maga- zine, open to all for contributions, but assembled and organized by the board which consists of ten members of the two upper classes. Mandy ' s " Courant, 4:45! " an- nounces our weekly meetings where new material is read, criticized and, if it passes the " thumbs-up " test, it is on its way. Twice a year our meetings are tinged with an especially animated atmosphere as they include frantic typing of material, chiseling block-cuts, pro- ducing an artistic frontispiece, and never-ending proofreading, all done for the goal— " ready for press. " When Courant actually is ready for press, we hand it over to the printer, and after passing judg- ment on the galley and page proof, Courant again appears — Now a bound, complete magazine! Nora, Business Manager; Miss Sweeney, Advisor; Mandy, Editor Jane, Lee and Skippy Polly, Kimmy and Nancy Bobbi and Gette Yearbook Well named, this yearbook! Yes, Yes, the Abbot Circle, that keeps the staff running in circles day and night. " Yearbook Meeting— 1 A5 ' . " glared from the blackboard count- less times, and we ' d assemble to see what new brainstorms had hit the unpredictable Tore. Usually the group would buzz and scream with inspirations; occ asionally we were dead silent. Behind these pages lie hours of frantic writing; cutting and creat- ing; innumerable ideas, some good, some bad; constant changes; mad organizing, proofreading, and past- ing; Dottie scribbling fantastic notes. . .Ann and Cynnie racking their brains for ads; and miracu- lously successful . . . Miicki, quiet but effective . . . Mickey and Peggy wailing, " But there ' s nothing more to sav, " vet they wrote a thousand words. . .Pattv and Connie, our energetic camera bugs, shouting, " Cheeze, girls, cheeze ! " , the echoes of which were heard all over the campus . . . Libby and Betsy good- natured and willing. . .Peggy and Tove, mad artists, furiously inking in their creations — at last, with an exhausted and satisfied sigh the master work was finished! Tove, Editor-in-Chief; Mrs. Reeves, Advisor; Ann Iliggins, Business Manager Peggy, Cynnie, Assistant Business Manager; Miicki and ■ Libby M ickey, Betsy, Pat, Dottie, and and Peg Connie OOS) - lf oO We pause now — the pause that tantalizes. Abbot Athletic Association AAA. OFFICERS C. Corey, Treasurer; . . Russell, President; . . Holt, Vice-President; D. Redfield, Secretary The A.A.A. here at Abbot stands for the Abbot Athletic Association, the purpose of which is to further everyone ' s interest in sports and to achieve a high standard of sportsmanship. Upon entering Ab- bot each student automaticallv ■ becomes a member of this associa- tion and as a member, her spirit " A " SOCIETY Standing, left to right: ). Bowman, A. Emmons, M. Kitchell, A. Lindamood, K. Goodspeed, D. Redfield, A. Emmert, K. Bradley, L. Ecdes, M. Kimberly. Sitting, left to right: M, Warner, S. Stevens, M. J. Greenwald, C. Kimberly, I ' .. Moss, G. Davis, J. Holt, J. Aldrich, M. M. Wheeler. and cooperation are asked in every way: some play on the teams, others just sit on the cold ground cheering them on. Ideas or suggestions are always welcomed bv the Council, which is composed of the President. Janie Russell; Vice-President, Judy Holt; Secretary Deborah Redfield: Treasurer, Connie Corev; the head of the various sports throughout the vear; and last but not least the team captains: Griffins, Peggy Kitchell: Gargoyles, Mickey Green- wald.  " A " Society j The " A " Society is composed of the girls who have gained 500 per- sonal athletic points. Points may be gotten in a number of ways; by making a varsity team (oh! those athletes!), taking those well- loved " bird-walks " (Salem Street, here we come), by standing up straight, whenever Miss Judd or TEAM CAPTAINS Mickey, Gargoyles; Peggy, Griffins Miss Elroy wander in, by pass- ing those wicked tests each season ; and last but not least, bv the ath- letic citation. One can also win class numerals which are proudly worn on blazers by gaining 300 points; and the most sought-after award comes after 750 points, the Abbot blazer. This last award goes to the girls who have steadily participated in all the athletics and AAA " Janie " have shown outstanding work in athletics and, incidentally, who are worshipfully admired by those less athletic ones. But whether one gets a set of numerals or a blazer, every one is a loval member of the Athletic Association and together strive to uphold the standards created and carried on from vear to vear. SONG LEADERS Betsy, Libby and Sterie  Year of Sports When you became a student of Abbot Academy vou became a member of her Athletic Associa- tion, and belonging to this society has meant a great deal to you. It was not so very long ago, and you ' ll never forget that day, for vour face was white as vou marched out of the tower door to your expected doom. It was then that vou were initiated onto one of Abbot ' s teams — the Gargoyles or the Griffins. And when you received the orange or the green, there was a look of pride in your eyes! You knew the good times ahead! You were really a part of Abbot then, and your sportsmanship and spirits soared high. Lister and Gus looked at you all and whispered to each other, " Never have the teams been so finer ' And so your life here began, with you very much a part of Abbot and Abbot a part of you. All through the fall months you were out there plugging away — Whew! You were exhausted from GRIFFIN BASKETBALL TEAM R. Reifsnyder, J. Pope, G. Y ' offa, C. Cha.se, E. Moss, Captain; M. Teasdale, M. Ariz, C. Corey playing that hockey game! Or maybe there was a " basketball finger " to remind you of the rip- roaring competition the other team offered. And pounds literally fell off on the tennis court as vou struggled to win your tournament. Then, when the big day arrived and the orange and green became reallv friendlv enemies, vou all GARGOYLE HOCKEY TEAM T. Dithmer, .1 . Beard, G. Dams, E. Chaplin, J. Holt, C. lluberth, M. Greenwald, Captain; R. Euller, S. Kimball, P. Paradise, M, Howes, II. VanDusen, R. Wheeler GRIFFIN HOCKEY TEAM M. Kimherly, J. Russell, M. M . Wheeler, M. Edson, F. Russell, P. Burke, P. lhishnell, M. Warner, P. Kitchell, Captains B. Goodspeed, A. Lyons, J. Aldrich [60 ll I % JL TENNIS rriuefher, P. WhittaH, A. Lindamood, A. Dunsford, B. Flather plaved vour hardest and lovallv gave your voices to " the cause. " You all played and yelled profes- sional that dav, and Lister and Gus were proud as Punch. The fall season ended and the GARGOYLE BASKETBALL TEAM Left to right: A. Emmert, A . Penwell, T. Wood, T. Lange and D. Redfield, Co-Captains, A. BisseU, P. Smith, A . Mercer B. Wood, L. Eccles, C. Sippey, A. Moser, S. Mason winter began. Some of you slipped into slinky leotards and flitted off to modern dance while others be- gan to climb the walls and twist themselves up in knots — you guessed it — gymnastics. Hail Miss Judd and Miss Elroy for keeping their eardrums in shape. (We do apologize for sounding like ele- phants, but we did mean well.) When that first snow arrived you donned your glamorous ski clothes, put on the brand-new pair of skis and felt terribly professional. Bang! Crash! Better luck next time down. It takes a few to get in practice. But what fun vou had when you could reallv ski — vou know, make it down vertically and land at the bottom in the same position. Or mavbe ice-skating was vour special sport. Many a happy hour was spent skimming over the shiny  surfaces. Skimming did I sav? Yes! skimming. But when spring arrived you were more than happy to welcome it. For it was lacrosse season and that was something extra special. " How in the world can you cradle a ball? " you wondered, hut you caught onand before long the Green and the Orange were competing again. Track season brought out the Amazon in you! You leaped across the broad-jump pit or hurled the javelin with a mighty heave. Your Injun instincts came out when like Chief Fleet -as-an-Arrow you ran the dash, or participated in the relav. Tennis season arrived once more and vou were out there pounding the backboard as well as vour brain if determination was vour motto. And then, of course, GRIFFIN CHEERLEADERS Left to right: A. Dunsford, S. Sicenson, M. M. Wheel- er, M. Bowman, M. Crane, . . Nielsen, S, Seaman Front: H. Somers, Captain  GARGOYLE CHEERLEADERS Left to right: C. Hall, A. Emmons, L. Eccles, F. White, S. Stevens, C. Huberth, Captain; C. Hummel, S. Westhaver, J. Gafill, V. Hoyt there was baseball. No slouching in that area. Swat — we were good! Many a spring walk gave you spring fever. And who could do home work after a canoe picnic on the lazy river? The year was draw- ing to an end. Spring Field Day brought more " Suntimes. " " When the day of " last chapel " arrived amid a mass of guests and excitement, joy and sadness, you all sat in chapel and held your breath — you were all on edge, hoping, praying for your team. Then suddenlv it was announced — « a mighty shout echoed throughout the room and re-echoed over the campus! The year was officially over! It had been a great one for all and especially for A. A. A.! The shield is placed high — symbolic of the meaning it has for all of us.  -5 Of all the records in our album only one is long-playing — the record of our year. All the gaiety and gloom, fun and failures, events and aspira- tions are recorded all too briefly, but a tune is created — the melody of 1950! September September twenty-first, nineteen forty-nine. The new girls arrived, fit n fine! A stream of ears, milling crowds Around the Circle, heads in the clouds. Some blase and oh, so at ease. Others trying so hard to please: But all confused, bewildered and lost. Clothes, drapes, and books on beds are tossed; And Senior Council through the shambles appears As welcome committee to dry away tears. " Hev. Mabel! " ' " How are vou? " " Hi, Joan! " " Short hair too? " The next day such wild greetings Old girls screeched at hysterical meetings. " Breathe deeply! Exhale! " the doctors were howling: At flat feet and sway-backs they all were scowling. " Physicals " over and such rigamarole Into the nut-house we were ready to go! With Miss Hearsey ' s " send-off " we all began classes, And thus we became the struggling masses. Friday brought homework and first P. A. callers: " He sure is a cutie, if he only were taller! " On Saturday to Ipswich under bright sunny skies : Hot-dogs and milk and sand in our eyes. That night the A.C.A. party with games That always involve learning more names ! The first week, teachers and girls got ac- quainted; And into routine the Abbot girls fainted. That week flew by on little winged feet; We knew what it meant to be thoroughly beat. October The Seniors on Saturday filled buses again. Bound for the beach where we never com- plain: With ciggies and sand and huge appetites W e stuffed and relaxed and laughed with de- light. October the eighth: the first football game, P. A. tea dance and underclass fame. Soon, the Shrew to be Tamed, Senior poems to write, Hamlet ' s soliloquy, and Senior lights! Halloween came and to celebrate A big U.N. Party — better early than late! A visit from witches and of course the Big Five, Ghosts and goblins kept the big throw alive. November With November came the Stu-G pow-wow Lectures and square dance and plenty of chow; Meeting new people and mutual friends But (let us face it !) it came to an end! Miss Hopkins ' farewell and Senior photos taken : Hockey and bells and liver with bacon. The blue of P. A. ' gainst the red of P.E. Andover victors at Abbot made whoopee ! Field Day on Monday — the Gargoyles win. The Seniors on Wednesday their Chaucer begin. Saturday leaves, and si, si, ze Mexico talk. Miss Friskin ' s recital and many bird walks. What about marks? Don ' t be ridic. We got them and felt oh, so utterly sick! But Thanksgiving arrived with our chapel devotions On the evening before the holiday commo- tions. We hurried at dawn so not a minute to miss Of turkey and firesides and family bliss. At eight — back to Abbot — to the In- firmary run! We ate far too much, so we paid for our fun. When Christmas tables began on Friday St. Nick, we all knew was not far away. Then on with the stockings and " long under- wear " ; We saw Old Man Winter with a cold blast was there. December The month of icicles arrived in full force December brings holly and mistletoe, of course Abbot ' s own " night club " was quite a hot spot, It was pretty good for what Abbot ' s got. Our Senior Play came the night of the tenth But Seniors had even more excitement : The parlor bulging with every last one P «■ (As if winning a race that we all had run). And after ' ring ceremony ' and Miss Hear- sey ' s wise talk We with our class rings on pink clouds did walk. Before the curtain rose, marching up the aisle The Senior-Mids came singing " Onward! " with a big smile. With " servants " and " Fanny " and each one concerned The flame of success through Davis Hall burned. The A.C.A. gave their Yuletide service. The girls looked nice, but were oh, so nervous. Lee told a story, ' neath the candlelight glow, And outside, our Circle was spread with new snow. Our last week sped by, filled with anticipa- tion; Each day brought us closer to Christmas vacation ! Our last yummy dinner came to a song-filled ending And so to MeKeen rooms our way we were wending To sing Yuletide carols of the season ' s good cheer And wind up shouting " Happy New Year! " We awoke in the morn to the clear carol- singing Of choir girls, by candlelight, Christmas joy bringing. We hastened to leave still rubbing our eyes For dawn ' s-early trains at five we did rise. Bags and trunks clogging up the front hall We called " Adios " and " Greetings, you all! " January From merry Christmases and grand celebra- tion, We returned to school ready for another vacation ! Patty and Mile. Baratte with bad colds and fever Were late to return, as were Sonny and Eva. We quickly got back into the old swing Hearing the breakfast and lights-out bell ring! Sculptor Silvercruys talked, not turning this or that way And when she was through she had sculped Nancy Gray. Should it be Elmer, or Zeke, or my Louie? With prom partner problems we went ca- flooie! At Abbot, Exeter concert-ed and Exeter danced — Gee! It was great to see a pair of pants! By dim flashlights in closets we crammed Nervously studying for on-coming exams. Chaotic exam week — " What if I fail? " Then with a roar — Seniors to Intervale! " Cheerio, here I go, " relaxation, sports and cigs, too! In North Conway tradition we heard " Winnie the Pooh " . February From that " little bit of heaven " we returned in sad array Reading " True Love " or sleeping in sloppy display. Miss Hale and Miss Goodwin involved in psychiatry With their unusual maids gave a great show of riotry. To the great height of " Suicide " we avid skiiers climbed For the first spree of skiing for which we had pined. With hair-curlers, blue-jeans and creamed faces a mess The prom decorators made posters in frantic distress. But Saturday dawned a beautiful day ; Tea dancing, promenading — all so gay, That sad were the farewells of dates on Sun- day. A million Valentines frilly and pretty Arrived on the fourteenth — each with a ditty. " Get to the source of your poet ' s themes! " By the time papers were due, we said verse in our dreams. Baronial now open — the meals how delish! Food, fire, and vie — what more could you wish? March " Eet vas vunderful! " we screamed, " How rich! " With Lee, Eva, and Dottie in " Tovarich. " More talent was shown — you ' d think it was vital, The way that they squirmed at the student recital. We thought with Scholatic Apts. it was bad, But with College Boards we really went mad! The Juniors had their parties, while the March winds blew W egot spring-fever and longed to bethrough. A Y alk Through the Woods with wee Mr. Boyd Of the birds and their habits one night we hoid. " We have here a fine dilemma, " cried in terrible fury The vigorous chorus of " Trial by Jury. " Sunday church at P. A. and spring was in bloom, But next day snow again, and Monday gloom. No history homework? Don ' t be silly! Cartoons for the weekend — " Mine was a dilly! " Wid de Preacher Russell, and the Boogie Baby on the down beat Miss Bockstedt and chorus gave us a Satur- day night treat. Now! Swing from that bar! Hang from your feet! Rock your horse higher at the Gym Meet. Next morn at dawn there is no delay To rise and shine for vacation — away ! April On vacation, friend March went out like a lamb. On April eleventh we returned to exams And bells and books — and of course, a good rest (With blue-circled eyes we were not at our best!). Wednesday, sleepily, we started our classes In hand were not cocktail, but horn-rimmed glasses! With tennis, lacrosse, riding, and baseball. Feeling " younger than springtime ' to sports we would crawl. The artists. Friskin, Arosa, and Coon Entertained us ' neath a Saturday moon. Our Easter finery a mere week old We paraded to church in mode a la bold. The days become longer and then we all knew Just a mere seven weeks until we were through! " Dear Brutus " the product of A.D.S. players With scenery, costumes, make-up in layers: Every last detail what a beautiful job, And we sure got acquainted with the friends of Lob. Sunday the French horn, piano and violin Caused a hush o ' er the crowd such as there ' s seldom been. Now let us speak of the true Abbot scholar Cum Laude, no less, was the next thing to follow. Mincing on tippey-toes came the swift dancers. Next Saturday night we saw pirouettes and prancers ! May and — We can ' t include May, the month so merry Because our good printer is in a big hurry To call in our dummy and put it to bed, But we ' ll jot down a list of what is ahead . . . " Come and buv, one and all! " Mav sixth, the Bazaar; Our one hundred and twenty-first birth- day — we go back that far! The circle resembling a huge birthday cake: Crepe paper, booths, and put in to bake! X earing the end : Mikado and Speech speech- es; Sunshine and packing; whipped cream and peaches. Griffins and Gargoyles at the last Field Day battles. Fighting and scoring ' til every bone rattles! Exams, yes, exams it ' s all over now And at the " last chapel " our winners take a bow. Parents arrive and cars are soon full . . . We shove, stuff, and cram; push and pull! Commencement week-end is a wonderful thrill, Some joy and some sadness each Senior ' s heart fills. We bid our farewells to such familar sights As Maple Walk, books, and of course Senior lights. Our foolishness and failures, joys and sor- rows Will be but memories in the approaching tomorrow. But pitying ever Columbus and Cabot We leave shouting lustilv, " Long life to Abbot! " J f 7rrr v The album closes, but the melody lingers on. The commercials, our advertisers and contributors, have been marvelous. With- out their wonderful aid, this record album would not have been possible. CO MP LI M E N T S F Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Dithmer SAO PAULO, BRAZIL HAYWARD-SCHUSTER Woolen Mills, Inc. EAST DOUGLAS MASSACHUSETTS, U. S. A. Courtesy of . fr. 1 Mrs. Baylis G. Aldrich PACQUINS Hand Cream k Stars of stage, screen, and opera use it . . . and more women buy Pacquins for the " hands men admire " than any other hand cream in the world! " You get best results when you cream your face, " say these famous beauties; " then doesn ' t it follow you should cream your hands? " And all over the world, women agree. But . . . try Pacquins and see for yourself! Try a 12-second massage with snowy-white, quick-vanishing Pacquins tonight . . . and tomorrow morning. See if it doesn ' t smooth your hands into a creamy loveliness you have never matched with any other method. Never sticky or greasy, Pacquins beautifies hard-working hands . . . drama- tizes beautiful hands. Cherish your hands with Pacquins and he ' ll cherish your heart! AT ANY DRUG, DEPARTMENT, OR TEN-CENT STORE. Courtesy of Mr. Mrs. Joseph W. Lester Congratulations to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. G. Henry Bixby Doane Ranch O BANDERA, TEXAS Congratulations Mr. Mrs. Philip M. Davis Best of Jjick to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. L. P. Goodspeed yLll Good Wishes to the Class of 1950 Dr. Mrs. W. H. Gibbon Congratulations to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. W. F. Greenwald Compliments of Gafill Company SOUTH BEND INDIANA QOOD LUCK to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. Frederick A. Higgins Congratulations Mr. Mrs. Richard D. Morgan WITH BEST WISHES to the YOUNG LADIES of ABBOT A. NUNALLY JOHNSON Compliments of Mr. Mrs. George Wynn Smith SUCCESS to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. Ward K. Stilson " Best Wishes from Haverhill Hardware and Plumbing Supply Co. Haverhill, Mass. Courtesy of Mr. Mrs. Irving W. Lampert a Best wishes to the Nifty Fifty y MR. AND MRS. E. BENJAMIN REDFIELD, JR. CT S7 S7 y vL J) JL l JL I V - HAND-FASHIONED CONFECTIONS The pound- and- a-half box — $2.50 Eight assorted three-ounce candy bars — $1.50 (Postage is additional) LUCULLUS, 28 SCHOOL STREET Burlington, Vermont Courtesy of Mr. Mrs. Willard B. Pope Congratulations " 1950 " Mr. Mrs. Arthur M. Russell T Miss Marguerite Hearsey and The Faculty of Abbot Academy Andover, Massachusetts and to express our appreciation of the high standards of Scholarship , Citizenship and Ethics which characterize ABBOT We are grateful for the privilege of having our daughters, Marguerite and Elizabeth enrolled as pupils in this Excellent School Dr. Mrs. William L. Moss Athens, Georgia Congratulations to the Class of 1950 Mr. Mrs. George B. West haver Compliments of Mr. Mrs. Randolph Doherty Compliments of Ronda Lee Rudolph Gloria H. Toffa Joyce Toffa Rudolph BLAZING TRAIL DENMARK • MAINE Director: Miss Eugenia A. Parker, Abbot 1916 A summer vacation that is different! Swimming, camping and canoe trips for teen-age girls. Fee: $400. Special discount for daughters of Abbot girls. A counselor-in-training course for girls 17 and 18 years of age. Fee: $275- State age when writing for illustrated folder. Twentieth Season - June 30 to August 25 Compliments of Mr. Mrs. Philip Vernon Corey -♦ — (%otttz MljitP JHnmttam damp for dtrla In New Hampshire. 6-18 in separ- ate groups. 750 acres on mountain lake. Rustic cabins. Swimming, sail- ing, canoeing, aquaplaning,- form and trail riding,- tennis, hockey, golf, arts and crafts, music, dramatics. Trips. Fee includes tutoring. Booklet. Write Abby A. Sutherland, Ogontz School Post Office, Penn- sylvania. Tickets - Tours - Cruises Winter Sports Trip for Abbot Seniors at Intervale MRS. SETH C. BASSETT 27 Merrimack Street HAVERHILL, MASS. COMPLIMENTS of a FRIEND Warren Kay Vantine STUDIO, Inc. Official photographer for The Abbot Circle 1950 132 BOYLSTON STREET, BOSTON ANDOVER BOOKSTORE • • • Friends of Abbot Academy for over 100 years • • • Owned by THE ANDOVER PRESS, Ltd. COMPLIMENTS OF ANDOVER NEWS COMPANY " Best Wishes to the Class of 1950 ANDOVER Gift HOUSE PARK STREET Andover 1855 (3ea t tfa on Thirty-one Main Street - Andover BILLINGS, Inc. OPTICIANS AND JEWELERS ▼ 36 Alain Street Andover, Mass. Telephone 742 r ANDOVER INN " .4 Treadway Inn ' ' ' Parents and friends of Abbot students are cor- dially invited to avail themselves of the facili- ties of this real New England Inn. E. A. Romeo, Res. Mgr Tel. 903 e CARRIAGE TRADE Qjhop DRESSES —SPORTSWEAR WALTON Pharmacy o RROW - Owners 58 MAIN STREET ANDOVER MASSACHUSETTS THRIFTY CHECK ACCOUNTS ' - centl U all you fuuj. No charge for Deposits Your name printed on each check ANDOVER NATIONAL BANK Andover, Massachusetts SERVICE THAT SATISFIES thjtjKanl: ANDOVER COAL Company 27 MAIN STREET FieldStoneS by SALLY BODWELL Telephone Andover 1996 for a charming place to eat a most delectable meal On Highway 28 • ANDOVER • MASS. FLORENCE S. HANDY 92 MAIN STREET ▼ YARNS DOLLS GREETING CARDS HILLS HARDWARE Athletic Qoods Outfitter for Abbot Academy and Phillips Academy MAIN STREET ANDOVER, MASS. Ford ' s Luncheon ette 14 MAIN STREET ANDOVER, MASS. THE Hartigan Pharmacy § Main and Chestnut Streets Andover, Massachusetts Compliments of HAROLD PHINNEY SCHOOL JEWELRY WATCHES JOHN H. GRECOE Watchmaker Jeweler Optician The Smartest Line of School Jewelry in Town Typ ewriter Repair Service 48 MAIN ST. - ANDOVER, MASS. Jle4MMffiJi J • DISTINCTIVE HATS • Inc. 96U MAIN STREET ANDOVER, MASS. PHONE 695-W RUTH D. MORRISON RUTH M. MACREADIE Morrissey Taxi Service PAUL W. COLLINS, Prop. Tel. 8059 32 PARK STREET ANDOVER, MASSACHUSETTS J. H. PLAYDON Florist SERVING ANDOVER FOR OVER 50 YEARS Telephone 10 and 11 V " THINGS DIFFERENT " SPORTSWEAR AFTERNOON AND EVENING FASHIONS by Michael ]ay ' s ANDOVER, MASS. r Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Abbot Class of 1950 J. E. Pitman Est. PAINTS - LUMBER HARDWARE 63 Park Street, Andover Tel. 664 LEE E. NOYES, Mgr. 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MURAN CO 290 DEVONSHIRE STREET BOSTON BANK and OFFICE OUTFITTERS STATIONERS PRINTERS Oriental and Domestic RUGS CARPETS BROOKS, GILL CO., ' nc 28-30 Canal Street BOSTON Tel. LAfayette 2923 - 2924 - 2925 Fine Stationery Engraving Creative Art 39 WEST STREET BOSTON 135 NEWBURY STREET 1286 BEACON STREET BACK BAY BROOKLINE BOLTON-SMART CO. INCORPORATED Wholesale Purreyor.s of Choice BEEF, LAMB, VEAL, PORK POULTRY, FISH BUTTER, CHEESE, EGGS FROSTED FRUITS and VEGETABLES 19-25 South Market Street BOSTON, MASS. Telephone: LAfayette 3-1900 YOU DON ' T HAVE TO BE ON THE DEAN ' S LIST to know this — It ' s dependable, comfortable, economical to travel by train. No delays or last minute cancel- lations due to bad weather to eat up half your weekend or vacation. You get home as you planned . . . and back in time for your first class. New loiv ROl D TRIP coach fares save you money! Play It Smart! Take it easy.. . Take the train MINUTE MAN SERVICE ' CAPitol 7-1217 — 7-1218 Joseph P. Eaton Co., inc. 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