The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 7, Ed. 1, Friday, November 11, 1938 Page: 2 of 4
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Twenty years ago today at Versailles in France a treaty was
signed ending a long seige of warfare in which almost every country
in the world had become engaged. In these series of battles many
men young and old had given their lives in what they were told was
to be the end of wars. They had sacrificed their futures that their
country's welfare might be saved. They had completely forgotten
self and their ambitions to come to the "aid of their country."
Now twenty years later when we commemorate the day we not
only remember these men and what they have done for our nation but
we remember their sad state and we pray that never again will such
an occasion arise when the American youth must give themselves for
so fruitless a cause. This thought comes as a stab to our consciences
when we read Rosa Marinonl's poem.
"It happened in Milan one summer night
While we were driving down a narrow street.
A fender crashed the breaks froze to a stop
Beneath the pressure of the driver's feet.
I hurled my ire against the guilty one:
'You should be taught to signal as you turn!
At least put out your arm!" I cried at him.
'You could have caused our car to overturn."
At first the man was silent then he spoke:
'Sorry' he said 'to cause you such alarm.
You did not see it for the night is dark
But as I turned I did put out my arm.
Please take my license number and my name
I hope you will forgive and understand.
I was a soldier once somewhere in France
My left arm is a stub. I have no hand.' "
Only a few weeks ago if the world so desired it could have found
itself in a war much more terrible than that of a score of years ago.
But the people of the world do not want to fight. They have realized
that the only result of warfare is destruction of physical beings hopes
ambitions and civilization.
Let us then on this Armistice Day remember not only the war
that has passed but press on toward a future of peace in which our
lives may be spent in the pursuit of happiness.
THE GREAT LIGHT
Sleep . . . suddenly disturbed ... a great bright orb above the
trees. . . shining in my eyes. . . no longer could I sleep. . . not with the
moon in my eyes. . . but I could dream. . .
A bare tree. . . already wearing signs of winter. . . high above
it the nocturnal light. . . fleating by. . . sometimes slowly. . . some-
times more quickly. . . clouds. . . some of them small white fluffy
ones. . . some big black ones. . . some dense. . . all telling of winter. . . .
for everywhere was ice and snow. . . sleet had just fallen to the ground.
. . . perhaps the moon was brighter because of the reflection from the
white earth. . . but it was a bright light shining everywhere.
And I dreamed. . . queer. . . it might seem. . . that in such a
dark night. . . so cold. . . the wind howling around the eaves of the
house. . . trees sighing as they were bent to the earth. . . and the night
might have been so black. . . but there was a moon. . . a great bright
light shining above. . . hiding the blackness. . . chasing away the
gloom. . . forbidding shadows. . . the light on high. . .
Dreaming. . . I thought of that other great Light. . . from high. .
that dispells gloom. . . drives away shadows. . . forbids blackness when
the night might be too dark to travel. . . when souls would be too tired
to go on. . . when hearts would faint. . . but for the light they see
ahead. . . for the vision of hope that comes from above . . for the faith
they cherish. . . for the guidance found in the light. . . guidance to a
brighter land. . . light that ends night. . . light that leads to a happier
destination. . . light that makes our lives the happier. . . that makes
our soul see that what is ahead for us is good. . . but always light. . .
As the night would have been bleak and dismal without the
moon. . . when the wind whistled in a ghostly voice thru the trees. . .
so our lives would be empty and afraid . . alone. . . without that light
that shines above. . . always. . . leading us thru the abyss. . . into day.
Slowly the moon sank nearer to the top of the tree. . . gradu-
ally it went behind the tree. . . until at last. . . it reached the horizon. . .
and was gone from sight. . . but it had not gone long until the sun
appeared. . . and day.
But still I dreamed. . . that light had led one thru the night. . .
it was not visible now. . . but the day had came. . . and the other light. .
with us in the night time. . . leading us to the time. . . when they will
shine for us.
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A glance at the local cinema
row's booking for the week be-
ginning to-day tells us that Brown-
wood theatre goers are really in
for a treat. First of all starting
at the Lyric today radio's gift to
the lovelorn Charlie McCarthy with
Edgar Bergan in "A Letter of In-
troduction." Adolphe Menjou and
Andrea Leeds whom you will re-
member from "Stage Door" are
the supporting cast. . . For the
Saturday night show and continu-
ing through Tuesday your old
friend from the Ozarks Bob Burns
is featured in "The Arkansas Trav-
eler." He is pictured above with
Irvin S. Cobb in a scene from the
film. . . Wednesday and Thursday
Judy Garland and Freddy Barthol-
omew in "Listen Darling" which
boasts of three new enchanting
song hits. . . Manager Lew Bray
reminds us that all are Movie
Quiz Contest Pictures.
At the Gem beginning today is
a double bill featuring Jane With-
ers in "Wild and Wooly" and wild
and wooly it is with little Jane
making Buffalo Bill look like a
twentieth century softie. . . . The
other picture is "Gunsmoke Trail"
with Jack Randall. . . Sunday and
Monday brings a war on crime
thriller "Racket Busters" with
Humphrey Bogart. . . Tuesday is
a bargain day two on one twenty-
five cent ticket showing Hopa-
long Cassidy in "Old Wyoming
Tiail". . . Wednesday and Thurs-
day brings another hit with Mickey
Rooney in "Lord Jeff." You will
remember him from "Love Finds
Andy Hardy" a smashing hit.
At the Queen starting today a
big double showing made up of
Buck Jones in "Stranger from
Arizona" and Anna May Wong in
"Dangerous to Know.". . . Sun-
day and Monday brings your old
Arkansas Traveler Bob Burns in
"Tropic Holiday" with the ever-
alluring Dorothy Lamour. . . Tues-
day and Wednesday gives you an-
other chance to see "Three Blind
Mice" a gay romantic hit with
Joel McCrea Loretta Young and
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Marjorie Weaver. . . Bring your
whole family Thursday on one
thirty-five cent ticket and see the
laughable Jones family in "Safety
All Bob Burns needs now is a
horse and a real southern accent
and another picture opposite Bing
Crosby. What would be better than
to hear Bing do his stuff croon-
atically with Robert filling the sage
with wisecracks?. . . For side-
splitting seat-rolling comedy don't
miss the incomparable Ritz Broth-
ers in their latest hit 'Straight
Place and Show" due to return
soon. As usual they carry away
all honors in the laugh department
with a joke-a-minute triumph on
the race track. Just wondering
what would happen if they were
teamed with the Marx brothers.
For ecstasy personified we nomi-
nate Hedy Lamar.
Here and there More Bing
Crosby records are sold than those
of any other singer who ever lived.
... he crashed Hollywood as an
orchestra leading protege. . . The
hosiery bill for Hollywood's pretty
legs is $1150000 annually. . . Mar-
tha Raye changes her stockings
twice a day to the tune of $2300
a year. . . Ida Lupino is teaching
everyone in Hollywood to do the
Lambeth Walk. . . . The name of
Will Roger's favorite horse was
"Soapsuds". . . Joan Bennett wears
a negligee woven of spun gold in
one of her latest pictures. . . Mar-
lene Dietrich has just been meas-
ured for her first tuxedo. . . A
vote by the film colony found
Tyrone Power Hollywood's most
handsome lover. . . Ginger Rogers
is taking up sculptoring. . . New-
est dance craze for Hollywood is
the "Pealing the Peach." Re-
quires the removal of both sox and
shoes. . . what next?. . . . Re-
member motion pictures are your
A hair in the hand is worth two
in the brush.
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Floyd Grady New
Spanish Club Head
Officers have recently been chos-
en by the mebres of the Spanish
Club to lead that organization
thru the coming year. As presi-
dent Floyd Grady freshman on
the campus was chosen. Miss
Lillybud Denman another member
nf the first year class was selected
to serve as vice-president. Lucretia
Ndrman will assume the duties of
secretary; while Clark Simmons Is
These officers were elected the
past week when the club had its
Hist formal meeting of the year.
The purpose of the group is to
meet in order to consider topics of
interest to students of the Spanish
Discussion groups and socials
will be held from time to time -by
1 008 Austin Ave.
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The Collegian (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 7, Ed. 1, Friday, November 11, 1938, newspaper, November 11, 1938; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth100190/m1/2/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.