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Page 69 text:
-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!
Page 70 text:
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,
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