So many things have happened since I wrote you that I feel as if I had quite a volume of news.
To begin with. On Tuesday the Seniors had their May-pole dance, and it was too pretty. The girls who wound the May pole were dressed in pale colors and all the rest in white. And the only music was a [giant] kind of [sound] that the outside rings of Seniors sang. After the pole was wound and [unwound], they scampered over to their tree and crowned Martha [Boise] Queen. The crown of daffodils, be it said, was a trifle over one ear, but she looked dear nevertheless.
Everything was rather calm until
In the first place Anna came up from N.Y. with [Helene] [Houghton] who brought her up from the station right to 415, and Frances Cutler and Lilias were both here, but I was at a class. You can imagine how excited I was and how I watched my watch while Miss [Thallon] rambled on indefinitely (a very good adjective for all her remarks!) about Louis XIV. This [unreadable]. As soon as the bell rang I made a beeline [down] Rockefeller steps and flew down the corridor here yelling like a maniac straight into the arms of Anna [and we] danced an impromptu Highland [Swing] on the rug. There was time to talk a bit and there to “show Anna around” before we went down to the cottage and got
The All Chapter Play was very good -- it was Stevenson and Henley’s “Macaire.” Lilias was in it, and was very cute and pretty, and Julia Lovejoy was the most adorable man you
This morning we went to Chapel and sat in Dr. T’s seat as she had requested us to do. Fances Cutler took us down to Cary’s for dinner, and Anna left on the 3.45. Mr. Strictland came up to Poughkeepsie for her, and it was nice to see him again.
Excuse this incoherent letter, but it has been interrupted many times, lastly by a [yelling] [mob] of Juniors trying to grab Elsa’s slippers.
I am tired, so will go to bed right off. Guests are fun, but they use up lots of energy!!
Lots of love
Alexander W. MacCoy
Mrs. William P. Logan
Overbrook Ave and 58th St.